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tomorrowa& new at noon, noon,just moments ago, president obama made addressed the nation outlining his plans for controling gun violence. one of the things he wants to do is use technology to improve safety.here's craig boswell with the very latest. latest. president obama says he won't wait for congress to take action on gun control. control."every single year more than 30-thousand americans have their lives cut short by guns."the president's 10-point plan includes:- requiring dealers who sell firearms on the internet and at gun shows to be licensed and conduct background checks. - changing a federal privacy rule to help keep people with mental health restrictions from possessing guns.- asking congress to approve funding for an additional 200 agents and investigators at the
firearms and explosives.- and hiring more than 230 additional fbi employees to help process background checks. checks."that's why we're here, not to debate the last mass shooting but to try to prevent the next one."barbara and andy parker were invited to the white house to attend the ceremony. ceremony."this is a wonderful start."their daughter - allison was gunned down on live t-v in august along with her photographer adam ward. they are now advocates for stricter gun laws. laws."we still have work to do but i like what i see from the package he's offering because it encompasses not only gun legislation but beefing up the atf, mental health. it's all the components in a recipe for success."the president says he's taking action because of people like the parkers. but this gun store owner says mass shootings are the reason he's selling more guns. guns."people are just afraid. just afraid."republicans say these new measures infringe upon second amendment rights - and they will fight to overturn the president's plan. craig boswell, plan.craig boswell, cbs news, the white
presidential candidates are responding to the president's remarks.i've been following their twitter pages since the president finished his address to see what they had to say. first on the democratic side, hilary clinton said : "@potus is right: we can protect the second amendment while protecting our families and communities from gun violence. and we have to." in another tweet she also thanked him for taking this step and said the next president has to build on that progress.bernie sanders tweeted: "republicans are clearly more loyal to gun lobbyists than our children. i support @potus's executive actions to make our communities safer."martin o'malley said the president was right to take executive action and gave a link for 7 actions he would take if he were president.on the republican side, jeb bush tweeted: "read my op-ed in @gazettedotcom today: pres. obama's executive orders trample on the 2nd amendment." carly fiorina said: "another lawless, unconstitutional
is an individual right. mr. president, how about enforcing the laws we have?"ben carson said: the presient's actions have everything to do with advancing his political agenda and little to do with actually protecting american citizens.i checked donald trump, marco rubio, ted cruz, and chris christie's twitter accounts and so far none have commented on there. even before the details of president obama's new executive orders were made public, republican presidential candidates were attacking them. them.florida senator marco rubio told voters in cedar rapids this morning that it's just another example of how the president was infringing on american's rights.he said under a rubio administration -- he'd restore the rights he says president obama is taking away. "and so these new rulings that he's coming out with that limit and undermine the second amendment, on my first day in office, they're gone. all of these overreaches by the epa, the employment prevention agency, every single one of
gone."this is part of a three day tour for rubio.he finishes up in marshalltown tomorrow. new this afternoon, afternoon,we've learned that one u-s service member was killed and two others wounded after coming under attack in afghanistan. afghanistan.details about the incident are still coming in but it is reported that in one of the incidents, a medevac helicopter was sent in to pick up the casulties.when it was on the ground it was struck by a mortar, damaging it. it's been nearly one year since terrorists stormed the offfice of satirical magazine, charlie hebdo...in paris. paris.twelve people were killed including some of france's most famous cartoonists.five more people were killed in subsequuent attacks in the following days. here's a look at the cover charlie hebdo is publishing... a special edition to mark the annivesary. at the same time today, french president fran-swaw 'ohh-lande unveiled a plaque to honor the victims of charlie hebdo
increased violence during the past year, including last years attacks in the city which left more than a hundred people dead.in response, france has stepped up its attack against isis in syria. now a cbs 2 news update. update.cbs 2 news has now learned the names of the individuals whose canoe capsized this weekend in the frigid waters of coralville lake. lake.seventeen year old tanner wymer was canoeing with fifty one year old michael felton sunday afternoon.authorities say strong winds caused their boat to flip over.we're told they were out canoeing to take pictures of a local home.the sheriff's office also says neither was wearing a life jacket. this is a really erratic time to be on any body of water in johnson county or much of iowa. we've had the el nino effect this year we've had fluctuating temps much warmer than normal, a lot of heavy rains. there hasnt been a good opportunity for ice to form solidly. solidly.first responders had to break an inch of ice as they searched the waters - and
the news of such a young life lost is taking a toll on the city of solon.last night more than a hundred students and staff from solon gathered to remember their friend and fellow student.they held a candlelight vigil at solon high school to show support and love for his family.tanner was a senior who planned to study medicine in college.his teammates, friends -- even the superintendent -- say he was a great role model and friend to everyone. "he's a student that everybody wants to have in class and i believe everybody was fortunate to have as a friend," friend,"cbs 2 news has learned the school will provide grief counselors all week long for any student who may need them at the capitol, *state lawmakers will convene the new legislative session in less than a week. . .they're going to have a lot to accomplish after last year's session--considered by many to be highly- unproductive--even though legislative leaders worked well beyond their scheduled end date. date.top of mind this year, is the governor's plan to privatize the state's medicaid program.federal officials have
transition's rollout to march first,but many worry that may not be enough time.reaching agreement on education funding is also on the to-do list. "my biggest hope is we figure out education funding ahead of time so the school boards can plan their budgets." budgets.""we also have to make sure the 1/2 million citizens of the state of iowa who rely on medicaid arent going to be left out in the cold with privitization plans the governor wants." wants." in addition, some democrats are looking to raise the minimum wage statewide. again this year, republicans control the iowa house, while democrats control the senate. as many of you are trying to stick with your fitness goals this year, perhaps your spine could help out? out?cbs 2 reporter stephanie johnson is here to fill us in. that's right kelly your fitness goals are closely tied to having a healthy spine. when most people say they want to get fit they most aspire to only look fit. fit.if you workout with a bad spine it can lead to stress on
interference with the body's normal nerve supply. and without proper nerve supply it can hinder your health routine. dr. matthew deitz say if you cannot comfortably turn your neck you should consult a chiropractor. if you're having trouble just doing that right away there's some issue. you should be able to turn your head but if you're driving your car and you kina go backwards and you can't look behin you okay then there is definitely some problems there that your body is notable to work like it should shouldif you truly want to lead a healthier life first go get checked by your primary doctor. second, make up your mind. be serious about leading a healthier lifestyle...step hanie johnson lifestyle...step hanie johnson cbs 2 news. an iowa city west high sophomore is one of ten students nationwide bound for seattle to show what he can do with numbers. numbers. junhee lee is representing
wants to be a mathematician" competition on thursday.lee finished high school math in eighth grade and now he takes math classes at the university of iowa.lee says he looks forward to potential prize money -- but also taking in all the experiences -- like traveling to washington for the first time and meeting other young mathematicians. i get to compete with them so i get to see what that's like and i guess if i do well here, i guess it would kind of be a big confidence boost. boost.if lee wins the competition -- he would take home five thousand dollars for himself and five thousand dollars for the west high school math department. coming up on the cbs 2 news at noon, sliding around.a plane - - in spokane - - goes off the runway.what happened next and how it's really tyeing up the airspace in that area.
(donkey sound) (elephant sound) there's a big difference between making noise, (tapping sound) and making sense. (elephant sound) (donkey sound) when it comes to social security, we need more than lip service. our next president needs a real plan to keep
social security strong. (elephant noise) hey candidates. enough talk.
take a look at take a look at this - - a united airlines boeing 7-37 slid off the runway in spokane, washington earlier this morning.as you
can see, pretty snowy and icy there.all of the passengers on board walked off the plane.in fact, it was so icy that emergency vehicles couldn't even get to the plane.crews are now working to get the plane back on solid ground.in the meantime the airport remains closed. back here closer to home, we're looking at another bright sunny day, and it sure is warming up. up.justin roberts is here with
help plan your days after the paris attacks, senators came together for a top-secret briefing on the terrorist threat... marco rubio was missing - fundraising in california instead. two weeks later, terrorists struck again in san bernardino... and where was marco? fundraising again in new orleans. over the last 3 years,
tonya couch -- the mother of tonya couch -- tonya couch -- the mother of ethan couch, known as the "affluenza teen" -- is set to appear in court in los angeles today. today.authorities will determine whether to extradite her back to texas.she and her son were detained in mexico last week.ethan is still being held in mexico city avoiding his return to the u-s.they fled the u-s after video appeared online that appeared to show her son violating the terms of his probation.ethan gained notoriety when he received probation after being convicted in a drunk driving accident that killed four
coined the term "affluenza" in their defense -- the basically argued that he couldn't tell right from wrong because his wealthy parents never punished him. new york state wants to help some recent college graduates with their student loans.the state has launched a loan forgiveness program called "get on your feet".the program would pay up to two years of student loan bills for those struggling to pay down their debt.to be eligible, you must live in new york state, earn less than 50-thousand dollars a year ...and have graduated after december 20-14 from a college or university in the state. call it a car jacking for a car salesman.that's what happened to a car salesman in houston who was kidnapped at gunpoint during a test drive. two men arrived at the dealership to test drive the car.once they were out on the road, they stopped the car, pulled out a gun and shoved the salesman into the trunk, according to police.and what happened next, was just like a scene out of a movie:
using the emergency latch. the two suspects got out, tried to put him in the trunk, he didn't feel like he wanted to go back in the trunk, got in a fight with them, was able to get the pistol away from one of the suspects and shoot one of the suspects." suspects."the suspects took off and left the car salesman behind - he was found walking along the freeway.police were able to use the salesman's cellphone - which he'd left behind - to track the stolen car.this led to a car chase ... but after they wrecked the vehicle, they escaped on foot. police are still looking for the two men. "why tech gadgets could cost less and texting and driving i'm jill wagner i'll have that coming up in your cbs moneywatch report." america is not just electing a president, we're also electing a commander in chief. that choice matters.
making healthcare more affordable, raising incomes. all of that depends on us being both secure at home and leading the world. i will get up every single day and do whatever it takes to make sure our country is safe and strong. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. you got people working incredibly long hours. median family income today -- $4,000 less than it was in 1999.
campaign is about is to demand that we create an economy that works for all of us rather than a handful of billionaires. if you work 40 hours a week in america, you should not live in poverty. i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. it was a rough start for markets yesterday, but we're seeing a bit of a re-bound
moneywatch report. report. u-s markets bounced back a bit... after a rough start to 2016. . stocks plunged on the first day of trading--- sparked by concern about china's economy. it was the worst start to the year since the financial crisis in 2008. the consumer electronics show kicks off tomorrow in las vegas---companies show off their latest tech gear... experts predict some of those gadgets may get more affordable. they say global tech spending will likely fall two percent this year... because prices on smartphones, tv's, laptops, even drones, are expected to drop.cyber monday was a record breaker for amazon. the retailer says customers bought more than 23 million items on that monday after the thanksgiving weekend. that's 40 percent more than 2014. amazon delivered more than a billion items around the world during the holiday season.and texting while driving is one of the top cuases of death for teens... and now a 20 year old has invented something to prevent it. a smart wheel--- it's basically a cover that fits over most steering
markets. days after the paris attacks, senators came together for a top-secret briefing on the terrorist threat... marco rubio was missing - fundraising in california instead. two weeks later, terrorists struck again in san bernardino... and where was marco? fundraising again in new orleans. over the last 3 years, rubio has missed important national security hearings and missed more total votes than any other senator.
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seem to be dealing with social security. americans work hard, and pay into it. so our next president needs a real plan to keep it strong. (elephant noise) (donkey noise) hey candidates, answer the call already. >> steffy: [ sighs ] >> ivy: you want me gone, steffy? i'm gone. >> steffy: ivy! [ gasping ] >> steffy: [ sighs ] >> liam: i don't care if it's a cosmic coincidence that every time you and ivy are in the same room, she ends up in the hospital! >> steffy: we weren't even close to each other! >> liam: oh, really? why were you here in the first place? 'cause we had a whole conversation about this, steffy.