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captioning funded by cbs captioning funded by cbs it's monday, september 19th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." it's still unclear who was behind a weekend bombing in new york city. >> it was intentional, it was a violent act. it was certainly a criminal act. >> police and the fbi are chasing leads in the city and in new jersey, where at least one other homemade bomb exploded. and isis claimed responsibility for a knife attack at a minnesota mall. the suspect wounded nine people before he was shot dead by police. good morning from the studio
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good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. investigators, this morning, are looking for patterns and possible links to international militants after a series of domestic attacks. the attacks happened over the weekend in new york city, seaside park, new jersey, and st. cloud, minnesota. here in new york city, several people are being questioned about a bomb that injured 29 people saturday night. a man seen in surveillance video near the blast site is being sought. a federal official says the bomb contained an explosive that can be purchased in sporting goods stores. the cell phone that triggered the bomb was similar to one used in a pipe bomb that went off saturday in a jersey shore town. isis says a knife wielding attacker at a minnesota mall was one of its soldiers. hena daniels joins us now live from manhattan. hena, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. there is ongoing police presence here in chelsea. we are told the nypd is on
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overnight, several people were taken into custody in connection to this chelsea blast. meanwhile, another team of fbi agents are in elizabeth, new jersey, right now, after a backpack full of suspicious devices shut down a train station. authorities in new jersey suspended train service overnight after a backpack with five suspicious devices inside was found at the train station in elizabeth. city's mayor says one of the devices went on unintentionally, as the bomb squad began inspecting it. the development came as the fbi and nypd took several people into custody during a traffic stop in brooklyn sunday night in connection to saturday's explosion in new york's chelsea neighborhood. the surveillance video obtained by nbc shows people running for cover after the pressure cooker bomb was set off. nearly 30 people were injured. a second pressure cooker device found four blocks away was disassembled yesterday. so far, city officials are not calling the incident an act of
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to be able to say what kind of motivation was behind this? was it a political motivation? a personal motivation? >> reporter: some intelligence experts are pointing to connections between the attack here in chelsea and the boston marathon bombing. a pressure cooker device was used in the 2013 marathon attack, but unlike that one, the devices found in new york had cell phones attached. >> that is a step we have seen here in boston. that gives them the ability to detonate the thing from anywhere and it's very troubling. >> reporter: investigators are trying to figure out whether the chelsea bombing is connected to another explosion saturday in new jersey, which also may have used a cell phone as a trigger. we just learned in the last few minutes that train station in elizabeth, new jersey, has been deemed safe. as far as those 29 victims that were hurt here in chelsea on saturday, they have all been released from the hospital. anne-marie? >> hena daniels in manhattan,
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elizabeth was found one day after a bomb exploded in a jersey shore town about an hour away. officials say the explosion saturday morning in seaside park was caused by a pipe bomb. no one was hurt. the blast went off in a trash can along the route of a charity race. the race was called off and beaches were evacuated. 3 of the 9 people stabbed at a minnesota mall remain hospitalized this morning. one of the victims described his harrowing confrontation. >> i knew he was going to strike me so i tried to brace myself for it. he just didn't one fast motion to the side of my head and i had a hat on and everything. and you could see where the blade went through the hat. and then pulled out the blade. i fell to the ground and he just kept pushing to do whatever his objective was, he just passed on. >> none of the victims' injuries
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praising the off-duty officer who shot and killed the mall attacker. meanwhile, investigators are studying the attacker's background after a military militant group said he was a soldier of the islamic state. kenneth craig reports. >> reporter: armed with a knife and dressed in a private security uniform, police say the attacker inside this minnesota mall left nine people wounded in his path. the ordeal sent shoppers at the st. cloud mall scrambling for safety and investigators trying to determine if it was carried out by an isis-connected or inspired terrorist. >> we will try to sort of peel back the onion and figure out what motivated this individual. >> reporter: an islamic state run is calling the attacker as a soldier of the islamic state. law enforcement sources describe him as a 20-year-old minnesota man. officials say he mentioned allah during the spree and asked people if they were muslim before deciding to attack.
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off-duty officer who saved lives, who shot and killed the man who shot and killed the man as the attacker was coming at him. >> he, again, protected others from being injured and potentially a loss of life. clearly, a hero. the attacks became the main focus on the presidential campaign trail, as the candidates spoke out against violence. a new cbs news poll shows hillary clinton and donald trump tied at 42% in the 13 battleground states that are likely to decide the election. don champion has the latest. >> reporter: the presidential campaigns reacted sunday to the weekend attacks in new jersey, new york, and minnesota. donald trump's running mate spoke in florida. >> prayer and vigilance is the order of the day. >> reporter: in a statement, hillary clinton said, i am confident americans will, once again, choose resolve over fear. this week, clinton will meet with world leaders at the united nations general assembly and trump plans to stop in
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campaign is dogged by questions about his sudden shift on friday, about president obama's birth place. >> president barack obama was born in the united states, period. >> reporter: on "face the nation," his campaign manager tried moving past the controversy. >> reporter: donald trump advocated something five years that was a lie. why did he do that? >> you are going to have to ask him. show now that the media seem obsessed with. >> reporter: with clinton slipping in some polls, president obama rallied black voters behind her saturday night during a fiery speech before the congressional black caucus foundation. >> i will consider it a personal insult, an insult to my legacy if this community lets down its guard and fails to activate itself in this election. >> reporter: clinton will campaign in pennsylvania on
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as we reported the bombings in new york and neighboring new jersey are making it doubly difficult in manhattan. a general assembly meeting starts today at the united nations. president obama arrived yesterday evening by helicopter after a flight from washington. syria and the global refuge crisis are on the agenda. the president will address the meeting tomorrow. the new york city attack and the prospect of more threats against america will be the focus on "cbs this morning." ahead, we will talk with new yo g an international group reports new air strikes against rebels in aleppo. the attacks yesterday came just as syria's seven-day truce was winding down. the u.s. is on the defensive, after mistakenly bombing syrian troops. elizabeth palmer is in aleppo. >> reporter: the air strikes ph cease-fire in its sixth day now
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holding but in aleppo, the. sound of the firing is more evident than before. the pentagon says a tank and several vehicles near the airport had been identified as an isis target but that was wrong. when the russians called to say coalition strikes had actually hit the syrian army instead, the mission was stopped right away. but by then, say the syrians, more than 60 of their soldiers were dead and more than a hundred wounded. on the streets of aleppo, people state tv believe the strikes are proof of a great conspiracy. mohammed atell isn't shy about saying it. of course, the u.s. is supporting isis, he tells us, using the arab work for the group d.a.s.h. so why have americans been dropping bombs on d.a.s.h.? oh, he says, that is just for show.
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syrian soldiers, who wouldn't go on camera, told us too. the russian have blasted the u.s. over the strikes saying the americans have, so far, been unable to give an adequate explanation of what happened. the pentagon, for its part, is still trying to figure out how it could have got the targets so wrong. elizabeth palmer, cbs news, aleppo. coming up on the "morning news." a tragedy on a north carolina highway. a bus carrying young football players crashes, killing four, including a child. this is the "cbs morning news." listerine? total care helps prevent cavities, strengthens teeth and restores tooth enamel. it's an easy way to give listerine? total care to the total family. listerine? total care. one bottle, six benefits. power to your mouth?. and for kids starting at age six, listerine? smart rinse delivers extra cavity protection after brushing.
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russia's parliamentary elections. a deadly bus crash in north carolina. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. "the news and observer" reports that four people are dead and more than 40 injured after a charter bus carrying college football players crashed. it happened saturday near hamlet, north carolina. the bus's front tire reportedly blew out and causing the driver to lose control. the players were heading from rockhill to fayetteville for a game. "the telegraph" reports a terminally ill teenager believed to be 17 has become the first minor to be helped to die by doctors in belgium. the country lifted age restrictions on assisted deaths two years ago. belgium is the only country to allow children of all ages to make that decision with parental consent. the bbc says the united russia party which is backed by president vladimir putin has a substantial lead in the elections. according to exit polls, the group has reportedly earned more
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. on the cbs "moneywatch," a fuel shortage in the south. and another ride hailing app sees a future in self-driving cars. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. trading resumes on wall street after a volatile week. all three major stock indices showed gains for the week, despite wild swings. dow climbed 36 points. the s&p finished the week 11 points higher. the nasdaq added 118 points. some gas station closings are being blamed on a pipeline break in alabama. the leak could affect supplies in at least five states, alabama, georgia, tennessee, and
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. spraying to combat the zika virus continues in miami, despite an outcry from residents. some people living near the zika zone say they would rather be bitten by mosquitoes than exposed to pesticides which may
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problem caused a jet to veer off the runway last night. the united airlines rolled into a grassy buffy area before taking off for reno. no one was hurt. the exact nature of the malfunction was not immediately known. the rams make a triumphant return to los angeles at the expense of the seattle seahawks. the rams played their first regular season game at the los angeles coliseum on sunday for the first time in 22 years. the team moved from the golden state to st. louis back in 1994. just as sweet as their return was, of course, their stunning 9-3 win over favored seattle. not so sweet for seattle, though. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," comedian kevin james. i'm anne-marie green.
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here is another look at this morning's top story. the fbi is questioning several people taken into custody in connection with saturday's bombing in new york city. a man seen in surveillance video recorded near the blast site is being sought. investigators are looking for possible connections between that bombing and a bombing in new jersey, as well as a stabbing attack in minnesota. security is also stepped up with president obama in new york city for the u.n. general assembly. as always, the president is accompanied by hundreds of secret service members. margaret brennan met with some of the sharp-shooters in charge of protecting him. >> reporter: the secret service's elite countersniper team is trained to hit targets dead on.
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>> we have to be ready to drop down and take that shot. >> reporter: or in the worst case scenario, put themselves in the line of fire. travis has been on the force for a decade. >> 600-yard board. >> reporter: you signed up to take a bullet for the president? >> yes, ma'am. >> reporter: that is a lot to sign up for. >> it is. absolutely. >> reporter: wherever the president is, countersnipers protect him from above. they work in teams of two, armed with high-powered assault rifles that can hit would-be assassins hundreds of yards away. the key to an active hit is the wind collar. here, it's travis, telling his partner terry precisely how to aim. so you really have to trust the partner? >> absolutely. completely. >> reporter: you can take the shot, you can make the call, either way? >> if i see the target, i'll drop down, he'll start calling.
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you just think about pressing the trigger. >> reporter: the most complicated scenarios are in crowds overseas in unfamiliar terrain. during a recent presidential trip to poland, dennis, a ten-year veteran of the team, was concerned about how a sniper might conceal himself among the buildings on the motorcade route. >> president is coming around here. i'm going to assume all of these people come out looking out their windows. you could have a thousand looking out window right here. >> reporter: in this age of frequent terror attacks, open windows are not the only concern. >> we are worried about car bombers. or a guy walking down the street in july with a heavy coat on. looking for the unusual. >> reporter: remarkably, no sniper team member has had to fire a shot since the unit was formed in 1971. it's a record they are determined to maintain. margaret brennan, cbs news, laurel, maryland. coming up after your local
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unprecedented access to cia director john brennan, as he opens up about the fight against isis and recent cyber attacks. plus, a florida man locally infected with the zika virus speaks out about his ordeal. the new librarian of congress, carla hayden joins us in the studio. that is the "cbs morning news" for this monday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. i'm anne-marie green.
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