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isis sympathizer is charged in a plot to murder u.s. service members. also tonight, a judge orders a baby removed because the foster parents are lesbians. tornadoes ripped through the midwest. >> seeing that we have nothing, it's scary. >> and, an army captain is awarded the medal of honor for an extraordinary act of heroism. >> i would turn that right back in, right now, and say, no thank you, bring my guys back. this is the "cbs overnight news" with scott pelley. this is our western edition. >> u.s. warplanes hammered the forces of isis in iraq today, opening an offensive that the pentagon hopes will be a breakthrough against the islamic extremists who are occupying much of syria and iraq.
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36 american air strikes, moved to retake the town of sinjar, and they cut a highway that is used by isis to carry supplies from raqqa, its stronghold in syria, to mosul, the largest city that isis holds in iraq with more than a million residents. charlie d'agata is with the kurdish peshmerga forces. >> reporter: the battle to reclaim sinjnj began in the air. u.s. air strikes pounded suspected isis targets throughout the day. thick smoke hung over the city as isis fighters lit banks of tires to try to block the bombers' visibility. dug in on the mountainside, kurdish peshmerga forces searched for targets, passing the coordinates to u.s. advisers. this is one of the forward fighting position where they're helping to pick targets for air strikes. soldiers here told us with aircraft overhead all the time, sometimes it's just five minutes from the moment they call it in, to the time it's delivered.
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kurdish fighters are so close to isis militants, they can hear their conversations on simple two-way radios. "there's an airplane in the air" the voice said. "stop, hide." sniper mazan maraq is watching. "they're inside houses," he told us. "they move from house to house. they're behind the rubble." maraq and his family fled sinjar when isis militants overran the city 15 months ago. tens of ththsands were uprooted in the terror that followed as isis murdered, raped, and enslaved members of the yazidi sect. today, the 22-mile stretch of highway that kurdish forces took control of, breaks a key isis supply route from syria. but the fight is only starting. as the day wore on, kurdish soldiers spotted more isis militants on the move and scrambled into position.
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maraq says he hopes isis will be defeated and his family can return home. and when do you think you will liberate sinjar? "hopefully tonight," he said. this fight is going to go house to house, scott. and peshmerga soldiers told us they expect to face snipers, car bombs, and booby traps, not only roadside bombs, but inside buildings, as they push further into the city. >> charlie d'agata on the battlefield tonight. charlie, thank you. an ohio man accused of being an isis supporter was arrested today and charged with trying to recruit people to kill u.s. service members. jeff pegues is following this. jeff. >> reporter: scott, based on what investigators say terrance mcneil posted online, he was the type of troubled soul that they are concerned about, someone easily influenced by isisi social media propaganda. prosecutors say 25-year-old
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hospital scrubs, got the fbi's attention this year when he promoted what was essentially an isis hit list of members of the u.s. military. isis' so-called "hacking division" published the list, complete with photographs, names, and addresses. prosecutors say in late september, using his tumblr account, mcneil reblogged the list and tried to solicit others to kill the service members, "wherever you find them." his twitter account was suspended numerous times but he off opened another account using the words "lone wolf." we reached out to his attorney for comment but we have not heard back. >> jeff, thank you. in an extraordinary move tonight, the secretary of defense has fired his top military adviser, a three-star general, over allegations of misconduct. ash carter fired lieutenant general ron lewis, who before his pentagon assignment, had been an attack helicopter pilot
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in iraq and afghanistan. carter did not spell out the allegations, but he said the defense department is investigating. today, the university of missouri appointed an african american as interim president. michael middleton takes over for tim wolfe, who resigned on monday after students protested that he was insensitive to racial complaints. as other campuses joined the protest today, police are now investigating a threat at howard university in washington, d.c., and here's anna werner. >> reporter: additional officers were sent to checkpoints into and out of howard university this afternoon after a threat to students was found on social media. this comes after a 19-year-old student at the university of missouri was arrested this week, charged with making terroristic threats after he posted d line he was going to shoot black
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students on campus. tensions are rising on campuses across the country after the student protests led to the president's resignation at mizzou. hundreds of students gathered today at syracuse and yale universities to stand in solidarity with those demonstrators. >> we stand with mizzou!! >> reporter: and just yesterday at ithaca college in upstate new york, students called for their school's president to step down due to a perceived lack of response to racial incidents. the department of education reports the number of racial complaints on college campuses has increased from 555 in 2009 to 939 last year. this video of racist chants by fraternity members of the university of oklahoma was widely reported last spring. but several students at yale told us the reason they're marching is what happens when there are no headlines.
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>> i definitely felt like there was no one to turn to, no one to talk to about it or nowhere to report it, which i think is one of the crucial problems that the university has. >> reporter: the young man arrested at the university of missouri for making those threats, scott, is facing up to seven years in prison. >> anna werner reporting. anna, thank you. the "cbs overnight news" will be right back. almost sixty million americans are affected by mental illness. together we can help them with three simple words. my name is chris noth
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is saturday, and today, a new cbs news/"new york times" poll has hillary clinton far ahead of bernie sanders, 52% to 33%. nancy cordes is on the campaign trail. >> reporter: clinton's 19-point advantage really only tells part of the story. she leads among democratic women by 28 points, among older democrats by 41 points, and 76% of democratic voters says clinton has the best chance of winning next november compared to 18% for sanders. >> thank you, senator sanders. >> reporter: he excels, though, with younger voters. sanders has a six-point lead among democrats under 45, even though he's the oldest candidate in the race. and democratic primary voters, who consider themselves independents, favor sanders by 27 points. >> you are not going to continue to have it all. >> reporter: clinton is seen as better equipped to handle an
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with gun issues. sanders has a slight edge when it comes to closing the gap between the rich and the poor, but she's seen as stronger on the economy as a whole. >> we have to have an economy that works for everybody again. >> reporter: which republican would be hardest to beat next november? it was no contest. 31% of democratic voters said businessman donald trump, and he clearly feels the same way. >> you'll be happy to hear that head to head, i beat hillary very easily. isn't that nice? [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: democratic voters are also worried about marco rubio and ben carson but not nearly as worried as they are about trump. and, scott, our politics may be polarized but a full three- quarters of the democratic voters we spoke to said they want a candidate who will compromise with republicans in congress. >> nancy cordes tonight. nancy, thank you. john dickerson will moderate
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that democratic presidential debate on saturday night. that's at 9:00 here on cbs. twitter is one of our partners for this debate, and so we invite you to tweet us your questions for the candidates using the hashtag #demdebate. donald trump's plan to deport 11 million illegal immigrants could never pass congress, according to the new republican speaker of the house. in an interview for "60 minutes," paul ryan said he couldn't imagine how that plan could ever happen. ryan told us that he's been in touch with the president often since he became speaker two weeks ago, and while he opposes mr. obama on many issues, they have found common ground. >> i think you can walk and chew gum at the same time. i think you can oppose the president on some issue that you fundamentally disagree with, but also work with the other party on issues you do agree with. that's what i've been doing. look, if we can find common ground, we can on highways, we will on funding the government.
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hopefully we can on tax policy. those are three things that will produce certainty in this country in the next few months. let's go do that. >> there was a time on capitol hill when the other guy had a bad idea. and now on capitol hill, the other guy's a bad guy. >> yeah, i think that's right. >> how do you heel that animosity? it's your job now? >> leadership by example is the way i look at it. i have friends on the other side of the aisle. i have shown we can negotiate and compromise without compromising principle, that people with different ideas aren't bad people. they just have different ideas. somewhere in this we got into impugning people's character and motives if we didn't like their ideas. we've got to get back to just debating ideas and not impugning people's motives and character. >> sunday on "60 minutes" speaker ryan will tell us how he'd like to change taxes and social security, and his wife, janet, explains why she didn't want him to take the job. there was an outbreak of laser strikes on aircraft across the country overnight.
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laser pointers, sold at sporting goods stores, were aimed at planes and helicopters in 16 cities. here's kris van cleave. >> the laser was pointed at the pilot. >> reporter: three new york city news choppers became the story last night as they were targeted by people on the ground with dangerously bright green lasers. the news crews directed new york police to the location of one of the incidents and two people were taken into custody. the faa says more than 20 aircraft were hit with lasers last night flying over cities from new york to california, michigan to kentucky. in dallas, three pilots reported laser sightings while on approach to land. last night is part of a record- setting surge of laser strikes on aircraft. as of the middle of october, pilots had reported more than 5,300 incidents. that's nearly a 40% increase over all of 2014.
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problem that the l.a. police department's air support division equips its 88 airborne officers with special protective glasses. >> it's incapacitating for a few moments. >> reporter: lapd pilot kevin cook has been hit at night while flying low over the city. >> you want to turn away from the light source. except when it illuminates the helicopter you can't turn away from the light source. >> reporter: no one was injured in last night's incident. and no accidents have ever been attributed to a laser strike. scott, it is a crime to shine a laser at an airplane punishable by a maximum of 20 years in prison. >> kris van cleave, kris, thanks. in utah tonight, a lesbian couple is fighting a judge's ruling to remove their foster baby. carter evans spoke with them. >> reporter: beckie pierce and april hoagland have just five days to hold on to the baby girl they've nurtured for months. >> knowing that, that's what we've done and it's been taken away from us is heartbreaking. >> reporter: the couple is
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to adopt the child. but tuesday, according to lawyers present in the courtroom for utah child welfare agency, judge scott johansen ordered the couple to give up the baby for just one reason. >> he said he's seen studies that say children do worse in homosexual homes than in heterosexual homes. >> reporter: the judge wouldn't tell you what studies he was referring to? >> no, he told the lawyers to do their own research. >> reporter: hoagland and pierce say the judge also ignored pleas from the baby's biological mother to grant them custody. they believe the judge, a bishop in the mormon church, is imposing his religious beliefs over the law. >> this is all about sexual orientation, not what is best for the child. >> he has no other grounds but that. >> reporter: child and family services say the couple passed rigorous background checks and state law is on their side, according to director brent platt. >> any legally married couple in utah can become licensed as foster parents, same-sex couples, heterosexual couples. it's very simple, very straightforward. >> reporter: there's not much
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>> there's not much time at all. she's happy, she bonded and now you're going to take that away from her. she has to start over. >> reporter: the couple is appealing the judge's decision, and child and family services is still trying to determine if it's even legal. we wanted to speak directly with judge johansen but the court told us he is not permitted to talk about pending cases. >> carter evans in salt lake city. carter, thanks. did a mix-up by the maker of birth control pills lead to unwanted pregnancies? and a swarm of tornadoes leaves devastation when the "cbs news campaign update is sponsored by farmers insura mary gets her bounce on. wow mary, is like, every mom from the neighborhood here? look at them all... ...'judgie'. see? you are looking good! using bounce dryer sheets is paying off. your clothes have fewer wrinkles, and static cling... ...ain't bringing you down. oh! and look, it's that ms.brooke-thinks-she's-all-that- and-a-bag-of-chips. good thing you brought your a-game.
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113 women in 28 states claim that they got pregnant even though they were on birth control, and in a lawsuit, they blame drug makers for mixing up their pills. here's michelle miller. >> reporter: qualitest pharmaceuticals and two other companies recalled eight different kinds of oral contraceptives.
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more than three million packets, after discovering that the rose rows of pills inside the box were placed upside down. women who did not notice the mistake would have taken a placebo during the week they should have been taking a hormone, increasing their risk for conception. 41 states allow women to sue for unwanted pregnancies. the case seeks millions of dollars in damages and in some cases, the costs of raising children born from these alleged unplanned pregnancies to adulthood. cindy pearson is the head of the national women's health network. >> generations of women have trusted that when they pick up their packet of pills at the pharmacy that it's going to be put together in the right way and when companies mess up, they need to do the right thing. >> reporter: pearson says winning will be tough. it's difficult to prove the women got pregnant because of the mistake. qualitest says the number of affected packets was small. of the 500,000 packs returned in the recall, only 53 were improperly packaged in the
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in an e-mail to cbs news, the company says it has only been able to confirm the sale of one defective pill pack to a patient. and there have already been multiple settlements for this packaging defect, scott. we spoke to several of the women who tell us that those unplanned births were life altering. >> michelle miller, thanks, michelle. there was a surprise verdict today in the so-called
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we'll have that next. winds are howling across the
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great lakes tonight. thousand have lost power. gusts topping 60 miles an hour hit lake michigan today. the system unleashed a swarm of tornadoes yesterday, at least 11 of them reported in iowa. monroe county was hit hard but there were no serious injuries. an aging mobster was found not guilty today of helping plan the 1978 lufthansa heist in new york. it was retold in the movie "goodfellas." 80-year old vincent asaro said he was shocked. prosecutors who had asaro's cousin as a prime witness were just as stunned. on his worst day, an army captain summoned his best, a story of heroism next. woman: what does it feel like when a woman is having a heart attack? chest pain, like there's a ton of weight on your chest. severe shortness of breath. unexplained nausea. cold sweats.
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an army captain stood tall as he choked back tears today when the president awarded him the country's highest honor. david martin introduced us. >> reporter: ever wonder what's going through a soldier's mind when he receives the medal of honor? >> it feels like something that you don't deserve. >> reporter: we asked army captain florent groberg. >> the army and the government and the president decided to award me this medal for the worst day of my life. >> reporter: so how does that feel? >> overwhelming, confusing, not exciting. >> reporter: on august 8, 2012, in afghanistan, groberg was in charge of protecting his brigade commander and a couple other vips as they made a short march to the provincial governor's compound. >> it's just one of those weird moments that you get in combat where as soon as you get on the ground, things just don't feel
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>> reporter: groberg would normally have been at the rear of a protective diamond around the vips. this time, he went to the front. >> i wanted to see where we were walking. i wanted to have eyes on. >> reporter: grororg spotted a man coming towards them from the left. >> he's a threat, and my only thing in the world i have to do that's that specific moment is eliminate the threat, no matter what it takes. >> reporter: why don't you shoot him? >> you can't just start shooting anyone. didn't see a weapoon him. you know, i can't pick up my rifle and shoot him. >> reporter: so groberg, followed by sergeant andrew mahoney, rushed him. >> i dropped my rifle, grabbed him, and realized that at this point, he's got plates on his chest. >> reporter: a suicide bomber. groberg and mahoney threw him to the ground. >> when he blew up, his chest first blew up into the ground and took the impact, which is probably the reason why i'm here talking to you here today. >> reporter: and why so many
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were in the audience today. but moments later, a second suicide bomber hiding inside a nearby building detonated his vest, and between them, the bombers killed four men, which made it the worst day of groberg's life. >> this medal that i will be receiving, i'd-- i'd turn it right back in right now, say no thank you. bring my guys back right here. >> reporter: that's what it feels like to be a war hero. david martin, cbs news, washington. and that's the "overnight news" for this friday. for some of you, the news continues. for others, check back with us just a little later for the morning news. of course, "cbs this morning." from the broadcast center in new
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it's friday, november 13th, 2015. this is the "cbs morning news." the united states goes after one of the most recognizable figures within isis. the executioner known as jihadi john is targeted in a u.s. air strike. donald trump unloads in a profanity laced stump speech in iowa, the presidential contender has his sharpest words yet with ben carson, comparing his opponent to a child molester. >> a child custody controversy in utah. the state takes a stand against a judge who ordered a foster child be taken from the lesbian couple carrying for her. rex ryan gets revenge on the team who fired him. he beats the new york jets but group of fans is angered over
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good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. this morning, the pentbgon is trying to determine if a u.s. air strike killed the infamous executioner known as jihadi john. thursday's air strike was carried out bay drone that targeted a vehicle in the syrian city of raqqa, an islamic state stronghold. johnathan vigliotti is in london with the details on this this morning. >> reporter: jihadi john was the international symbol of the brutality that is isis. he first appeared on an islamic state video last year wearing a mask, dressed in black, and holding a large knife. he spoke with a british accent. before executing american journalist james foley. the beheading video provoked outrage. it was the first of several brutal executions. jihadi john was identified as a british citizen, mohammed emwazi, last february. a former hostage described him
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as a psychopath. he was born in kuwait and moved to england as a boy and it's believed he left syria in 2013. emwazi is known to help in executions of these journalists and a number of other western hostages. he had been on the rhine for years. the u.s. launched air strikes against isis and syria last year. a number of senior isis members have been killed, but if jihadi's john's death is confirmed, he would be the best known. >> johnathan vigliotti in london, thank you. this morning in iraq, kurdish forces entered the isis-held town of sinjar. it began yesterday supported by u.s. air strikes. charlie d'agata is with the kurdish troops and joins us on the phone from sinjar. charlie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. i'm actually standing inside sinjar city. it happened a couple of hours ago.
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people on foot and kurdish forces started sneaking down the mountainside into the city itself and then dozens more followed, followed by hundreds after that. there is sporadic gunfire that rang out in several neighborhoods, especially to the west and east of the city. we are to the north. now, as i speak, now they are walking through the streets. hundreds of them are celebrating a victory. they are claiming a victory. they say sinjar is now cleared. this morning, we heard a lot of gunfire, but that may have been celebratory gunfire. you can see the level of destruction as we walk around here. several neighbors have been pinpointed by the u.s. air strikes to the north, specifically where whole neighborhoods have just been leveled. the same situation off to the east where isis is suspectct to be holding out. now, it is still tense, because there's so much destruction, so much debris in the roads and in the streets, the concern now is that there may be trip wires and
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there may be ieds. we heard one controlled explosion at one of these homemade bombs. the job now will be to clear out the city of these homemade bombs and boobytraps inside the buildings for the residents to be able to return. >> charlie, can you remind us about why this city is so strategically significant? >> reporter: yes. for two reasons. it's a strategic significance to the city because it sits essentially sits on a direct line between the two isis strongholds of raqqa and mosul in iraq. is there a highway that it straddles. now the kurdish forces have essentially cut off the crucial supply lines between those two big cities and driven a wedge. symbolically, it's important because this is the city where a group was driven out and their horrible stories about massacres and rapes going on inside the
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many people fled to a mountain in sinjar, where we were. and this is where the u.s. military, 14 months ago, decided enough is enough and started their air campaign because of what happened here in sinjar. >> charlie d'agata in sinjar, iraq, thank you very much. today is a national day of mourning in lebanon. islamic militants say they are responsible for two suicide bombings that killed at least 43 people yesterday and over 200 others were wounded. the bombers struck a hezbollah stronghold in southern beirut. speaking in iowa, donald trump reluctantly divulged his plan for taking care of isis. >> isis is making a tremendous amount of money because they have certain oil caps, right? they are certain areas of oil they took away. they have some in syria, some in iraq. i would bomb the -- from them. >> trump said he had to reveal his strategy because people didn't believe he had a plan to
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trump also ramped up his attacks against rival ben carson and the three democratic candidates are getting ready for tomorrow's debate. don champion is in new york with more on that. good morning, don. >> good morning. >> reporter: for more than 90 minutes, trump railed against his rivals in the race yesterday. his harshest criticism was for fellow front-runner ben carson. trump basically equated carson's childhood temper to the illness of a child molester. >> if you're a child molester, there is no cure. pathological, there is no cure. >> reporter: donald trump pulled no punches on the campaign trail thursday as he continued to pick apart ben carson's personal story. >> he went after his mother with a hammer! he hits a friend of his in the face with a padlock. he took a knife and he went after a friend and he lunged! how stupid are the people of iowa?
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how stupid are the people of the country to believe this crap? >> reporter: carson has called the questions over his past, quote, ridiculous. this late thursday, gop contender carly fiorina came to the neurosurgeon's defense on social media saying anyone can turn a multimillion dollar inheritance into more money, but all of the money in the world won't make is as smart as ben carson. trump's comments come as republican candidates continue to spar over immigration. florida senator marco rubio has called for a sensible approach. >> i don't think it's reasonable to say you're going to round up and deport 11 million people. >> reporter: hoping to counter rube's rise, ted cruz seized on the issue. >> i'm the only candidate standing on that debate stage who has never supported amnesty and, in fact, who led the fight to defeat amnesty in congress. >> reporter: on the democratic side, the stakes are high for bernie sanders and martin
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o'malley as they gd into saturday's debate in iowa. polls show hillary clinton far ahead of both contenders in the race. most democratic voters believe trump would be the hardest to beat come november. now, sanders did pick up a key endorsement thursday. he secured the support of the 200,000 member american postal workers union. it is the largest labor union to back him. a big boost he needs going into tomorrow night's debate. >> don champion in new york, thank you. "face the nation" john dickerson will moderate the democratic debate and we will talk to him coming up on "cbs this morning." you can watch the debate on cbs be beginning saturday night at 9:00/8:00 central. coming up on the "morning news." murder investigation. police in indianapolis track down clues in the killing of a pregnant pastor's wife. later, a mobster's bait. a verdict in a notorious "goodfellas" heist. this is the "cbs morning news." "goodfellas "goodfellas" heist.
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28-year-old amanda blackburn was a manhunt is under way for the killer of an indiana pastor's wife. 28-year-old amanda blackburn was pronounced dead wednesday, one day after shot during a home invasion. she was 13 weeks pregnant. amanda and davey blackburn founded a church in 2012. investigators say davey blackburn is not a suspect and the couple have a 15-month-old son. a coast guard search is under way for a woman who fell off a cruise ship about 20 miles from cuba. the woman went over board during an electronic dance music cruise. the four-day trip left from miami to mexico. the coast guard sent a qatar and c-130. utah officials are challenging a judge's decision to remove a baby from a lesbian foster family. april hoagland and beckie peirce
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have five days to hang on to the baby they have your nurtured for months. they want to adopt the child but the judge ordered them to give up the baby. they say judge johansen wants the children raised by heterosexual parents. >> this is about sexual orientation and not what is best for the child. >> he has no other grounds but that. >> utah's child welfare agency says it will appeal the judge if the judge doesn't rescind his decision. another black eye for the secret service this morning. one of its uniformed officers faces charges after allegedly sexting someone that he thought was a teenager. lee robert moore was caught in a sting operation. he is accused of sending obscene images and texts. he has been put on administrative leave. up next, no more door busters in walmart. and swift justice. singer taylor swift shakes off a copyright lawsuit brought on by another artist.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. the recordings have emerged that a prominent right wing that a right wing christian speaker saying the "frozen" song "let it go" is furthering american's rebellion against god. though, after hearing it for the
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millionth time, i'm not so sure there is a god. >> i know how you feel. i have a little one at home and she sings it all the time. on the cbs "moneywatch," taylor swift beats a hater in court and gm's plan to sell chinese-made cars. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> reporter: general motors reportedly become the first american automaker to import vehicles to the u.s. from china. gm will start selling the buick envision a compact crossover in the u.s. next year, according to the "wall street journal." this comes as gm is waiting to hear if the uaw ratifies a new four-year deal. the union has come out strongly from china. as expectations grow that the federal reserve will raise interest rates, stocks on wall street were sharply lower. the dow lost 254 points yesterday, the s&p finished 29 points lower, and the nasdaq fell 61 points. any future. message that disappears in 60 minutes.
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the test is being conducted in france. users have an hour glass icon and their message automatically disappears in an hour. off, depending on whom you're seen as a challenge to messaging app snapchat. walmart is doing away with what has been a staple of its black friday shopping. door busters. instead of doling out the super deals in stores at different times, they will be all available all at once. this will give online customers an early jump on sales. and a copyright lawsuit against pop star taylor swift has been dismissed. take it off take it off >> another musician jesse graham alleged swift stole most of the words from her hit song "shake it off" from one of his songs. a district court judge in california ruled there is not enough evidence to support the allegations. the judge invoked lyrics from
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"we are never ever getting back together" in her dismissal and that is true. >> maybe the judge was a swifty? who knew? undercover swifties everywhere. >> exactly. you know what. a little humor in court never hurt anybody, right? >> yeah, exactly. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, jill. on "thursday night football," it was rex ryan's return to metlife stadium. ryan was fired by the new york jets after last season. well, now he is coaching their division rivals the buffalo bills and, in his return, ryan exacts revenge. buffalo bills 19-point lead. then hold on to win 22-17. a stoked ryan talked after the game. >> you know, it doesn't feel that good. hell yeah, how do you think it feels? dang right. it feels great! >> a lot is being made this morning about those new nike uniforms that the teams wore. turns out that if you're colorblind, it was next to impossible to tell the teams apart! that is a little christmassy to me. ahead on the morning
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. students from hundreds of colleges and universities took part in the million student march yesterday. demonstrators called for free tuition, a 15 dollar minimum wage for campus workers and the cancellation of student loan debt. a gangster goes free in a case of a "goodfellas" heist and why to where to buy your next car from a vending machine.
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those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. the "los angeles times" reports the dean of students at california's claremont mckenna resigned. saying they won't doing enough to help students who felt marginalized. mary spelman wrote in an e-mail that she believes stepping down is the best way to end the division. the "new york daily news" reports on the acquittal of reputed mobster vincent asaro in the "goodfellas" case. a federal jury reached the surprise verdict thursday at his racketeering trial. prosecutors accused asaro of helping to plan the 1978 lufthansa heist retold in the hit movie "goodfellas." the 6 million dollar armed robbery was called the largest in u.s. history. >> what are you going to do? >> what am i planning to do? have a good meal and see my family. >> evidence included secret recordings of asaro complaining he didn't get his share of the heist money. the "austin american statesmen," reports that a 18-year-old committed suicide using cobra bites. his body was found in july.
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an autopsy found that the man had several bites on each arm and no evidence he tried to defend himself. the report says the man had a history of suicidal thoughts. "the tennesseean" reports an online auto sales company repurposed the vending machine on a grand scale. check out this first of its kind fully automated vending machine tower for use on cars in nashville. customers can buy a car online in less than 20 minutes from carvana and pick up the car at the vending machine. yeah, the real deal. the "san jose mercury news" reports police pulled over one of google's self-driving cars for impeding traffic going 24 miles an hour in a 35 zone. google says its speed is capped at 25 miles an hour for safety. the car was not ticketed. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," singer judith hill.
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police in san jose, california, want your help in catching these two burglary suspects. they were seen on home security video raiding the refrigerator during a break-in in august. a third man was arrested shortly after the burglary. but the trail has gone cold for the other two suspects. hungry work. here is another look at this morning's top stories. a u.s. air strike in syria targeted the islamic state terrorist known as jihadi john. he participated in the isis video showing the execution of u.s. citizens and others. republican presidential candidate donald trump lash you -- lashed out at rival ben carson. carson self-described his pathological temper when he was young to a child that can't be cured. a stark result of climate change. a glacier in greenland is melting at a dramatic rate in the past decade. warm temperatures are known for shrinking the glacier known as
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zachariae isstrom. it is -- if it were to completely melt, it would raise global sea levels by more than 18 inches. there is no estimate on how long that will take, though. a former army captain who tackled a suicide bomber in afghanistan was awarded the nation's highest military honor. president obama presented the medal of honor to retired captain floent groberg. he is known as flo, known as the man walking backward with a bomb strapped to his chest. >> what he did was anything but extraordinary. he grabbed the bomber by his vest and kept pushing him away. >> the bomb killed four americans but groberg's actions saved many others. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the lawsuit by a popular burger chain in-n-out against a start-up delivery company. we will get details. plus we will you take the
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gulf of mexico where ground breaking shark tagging is being done. and gayle talks with soul singer judith hill. ahead of cbs's coverage of the democratic debate tomorrow, stephen colbert got a preview on "the late show." for more on what we can expect from john dickerson, please elcome live via satellite from iowa, the late show resident expert, john dickerson. john, you're co-host is twitter. what does that mean two the debate on saturday night? >> we will ask people to questions and send them in and maybe we will ask those questions to the candidates and we will watch what people are saying while the actual debate is going on. >> how many of the millions of twitter questions will you be able to use during the two-hour debate? >> it depends. if they are really good, we will use them and if they are not so good, we will maybe use them afterwards.
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to sharpen our discussion of the post-debate analysis. >> you can see john face the candidates tomorrow night at 9:00/8:00 central on cbs. that is the "cbs morning news" for this friday. thanks for watching.
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have a great day. cbs 2 this morning...the clean up efforts now underway in iowa a day after a huge storm came right through the state.
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