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did north korea conduct a hydrogen bomb test?that's what now trying to determine. determine.last night, the communist country announced a succesful test had been completed.the blast triggered a five-point-one magnitude earthquake and quickly drew international condemnation. including china, one of north korea's few allies.south korea has also call the develoloent a reat to peace and stability in the world.the united nations quickly scheduled an emergency closed-door meeting to discuss the alleged test. this test once again violates numerous security council resolutions despite the united call by the international
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activities. it is also a grave contravention of the international norm against nuclear testing. testing.meanwhile, japan has deployed aircrafts to collect air samples s test for radiation.n.but it could take weeks for those tests to confirm if north korea in fact detonated a nuclear device. we're hearing reaction both nationally and locally, locally,following presesent ama's announcement of executive actions on gun control. control.yesterday, the president said he wants to expand background checks by having federal agencies treat all gun sales equally.that means weapons sold at gunun showowananonline, would be subject to the same background checks as all other gun sales. right now about 40-percent of les have no checks at all. the president also wants to increase funding for mental healththcare and to hire more a-t-f agents.that's something that would require approval from congress. the national rifle association reacted on twitter after the preisdent's announcement. executive director chrhr coco
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do not need more emotional, condescending lectures that are completely devoid of facts." facts."in another tweet, the n-r-a said "f-y-i the nra has been calling for e full enforcement of existing law for ... a while now." here in the corridor, cbs 2 news reached out to local gun store owners to get their thoughts. thoughts.the owner of cedar valley out-fitters said he shshe's the n-r-r-s sentiments.. ernie traugh says the background checks president obama expanded, already existed.he believes the president is trying to fix the problem of gun violence, but says making gun ner-ship tougher,r,is not the answer. well it's easy for people to sit around and say they're mad about violence. i don't like violence i watched the pictures of the victims you know after sandndhook and they y put the stories of each kid and they put pictures on there. i'm a parent of two children do i get emotional about it? yes. the only thing i don't do is blame an inanimate object. according to a-t-f records, iowa is the 44th most armed state with about six guns per
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new this afternoon... afternoon...a formerowa mayor has been charged with rape in kansas city. city.jeremy filbert is accused of molesting a victim under the age of 14.court records show filbert was arrested in june 20-14, hwas accused of inappropriate e conduct wiwi children, but wasn't charged.filbert resigned as mayor of mitchellville, a des moines suburb, last april.a preliminary hearing for him is uet for next friday. a threatening facebook page has the waterloo police force on alert. alert.its creator posted intentions to harm members of the police department.the page was quickly taken down after gaining attention from residents and offifirs.local authorities say apart from that incident, the overwhelming amount of social media users have been positive. the department told cbs2 news since it's not considered criminal activity, police do not plan t topen an investigation. the cedar rapids police department will soon be accepting job can apply to be a police officer starting
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18th.applicicions can be downloaded at the c-r-p-d's website, or can be picked up at the police station on first street south-west.if you're interested you can find more information dot com. house lawmakers are once again trying to repeal the affordable care act. act.for the first time ever, republicans plan on sending a full repeal to the president's desk.the proposed legislation would roll-back some of the key parts of the speaker paul ryan spoke about the effort this morning.he invited all of his fellow lawmakers to attend t t bill's signing. "with this bill, we are standing for life. we are coronting the president with the hard, honest truth. obamacare doesn't work. higher premiums and fewer choices and restricted access...these are not signs of success. obamacare is not successful. theyeyre signs ofofailure."
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strip taxpayer money for planned parenthood. president obama has alrey pledged to veto the new proposal. in the race e r the white house... house.e.mike huckabee is getting ready for an event in cedar just about an hour - the 2008 caucus winner will be at tony's la pizzaria for a meet and greet with voters.huckabee is currently on a week-long swing through the hawkeye state.the former arkansas governor plans to hold more than 150-events in iowa in the remaining weeks until the caucuses. tonight's powerball prize is now w to an estimated 450- million dollars. was initially set for 4-hundred-million dollars, before a surge in ticket sales triggered an increase.if someone does actually claim the jackpot tonight, they would rake in 275 million dollars.this is the sixth largest jackpot of any u.s. lottery game on record and the jack-pot. coming up on the cbs 2 news at noon a l le look at what's happening at c-e-s right now.
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storms brought on by the el nino in the pacific are hammering parts of southern california.they're bringing record-setting rainfall to the region, with more on the way. in los angeles - sandbag operations are now underway, while shelters have been set up for those in flood-prone areas.flash-flood watches are in effect until early tomorrow morning.
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the consumer electronic show also known as c-e-s begins today in las expert and blogger from android central dot com, andndw martonik is joining us now to give us his thoughts on what
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good morning! go this week.looking for what to be thoughts on what to
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morning! why should consumers care about ces? what are the top new vices/products you're expecting at ces?key takeaways for consumers.what are the key tech trends to expect in 2016? what do consumers need to know about the
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year? is privacy a concern? if you'd like to keep up with phil while he's at ces follow him on twitter at philnickinson or at can also go to android central dot com. still ahead on the cbcb2 news at noon - why chipotle is dealing with more legal action because of an illness outbreak
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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 late terrorists struck again in sananernardino... and where was marco? fundraising again in new orleans. over the last 3 years, rubio has missed important national security arings and missed more total votes than any other senator. politics first: that's the rubioioay. right to rise usa
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authorities investigating last month's terror attack in san bernardino are now reaching ououto the public for help. help.they're trying to fill the timeline of the suspects moves that day. they specifically want more information about an 18-minute gap of time between the attacks that killed 14 peopop, ananthe shootout that killed both attackers.f-b-i officials hope to find out if the suspects contacted anyone during that time period. meantime - the man who bought the rifles used in the attack is now in a courtroom.enrque marquez is being arraigned for conspiring with syed farook to provide material support to terrorists.he's also facing charges of
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false statements en he bought two rifles.after his arrest last month, marquez also admitted to planning other attacks with farook that were never carried out. a hearing was held this morning for another baltimore polili officer charged in freddie gray's death. death.caesar goodson is charged with second degree murder, the most serious charge out of all six officers involved in the case.goodson was the driver of the vavagray was placed in during his arrest last april.he's accused of ignoring gray's pleas from help from inside the vehicle. jurors in goodsos trial will remain anonymous ananwill not be sequestered.d. chipotle has been hit with a federal grand jury subpoena in the wake of a noro-virus outbreak in california. california.the subpoena was served last's part of an investigation by the f-d-a's office of criminal investigations. the subpoena requires chipotle to hand over several documents related to the simivalley restaurant where nearly 100 0 ople got sick with the norovirus in august. chipotle said in the
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isolated and it will cooperate fully with the federal investigation. coming up on the cbs 2 news at noon - if health is your goal this year, some exercises you can do right in your living room! you u t people working incredibly long hours. median family income today -- $4,000 less than it was in 1999. the bottom line of this economy is that it is rigged. what this 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.
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if one of your new year's resolutions was to work out more, but you don't like going to the gym.we got just the thing for you! you!cbs 2 news reportrt stephanie johnson is live in cedar rapids this afternoon. afternoon.she has some right in your own home.stephanie?
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live in ... stephanie johnson, cbs 2 news. news.thanks, stephanie. justin has your weather to go next...but first here's a look at today's markets. markets. america is not just electing a president, we're also electingng a commander in chief. that choice matters. because strengthening the economy, making healthcare more affoable, 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.
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