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our coverage begins in paris with johnathan vigliotti. jonathan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. the police say they almost had salah in their grips. four hours after the attacks hereren friday, he was pulled over in that car. police say he was actually questioned by authorities but at the time, they had no idea who they were speaking with and let him go. a wave opanic has gripped the french capital after friday's deadly attacks. hundreds of mourners ran from a vigil set up the republique square sunday night after mistaking firecrackers for gunshots. >> we don't know i iwe should be afafid and stay home or r it's resistance to go out in paris. >> reporter: police say salah abdeslam of belgium is one of eight who escaped and authorities linked him to this black car founds outside the le bataclan theater. 9 people were killed at the attack at the concert hall. isis claims responsibility for
the sophisticated attacks carried out in under 30 minutes. investigators say the terrorists used encrypted texting apps which allowed them to stay off the radar. >> it's caused a huge, huge blind spot for intelligence agencies and the law enforcement to actually get insight into what they are doing. >> reporter: retaliation for the violence, french war planes began hitting isis targets in the syria stronghold of raqqa on sunday. >> the killing of innocent ople based on a twisisd ideology is an attack not juju on france, not just on turkey, but it's an attack on the civilized world. >> reporter: president obama and world leaders gathered at the g-20 summit in turkey, are vowing to intensify their response, in part, by sharing more intelligence information. and police say overnight, they carried out overer50 raids
including in leone. they say they arrested five pople there and inside their home, they found ammunition, many guns, and a rocket launcher. >> jonathan, before you go, i want to ask you about that stampede in paris. you were there. i want to know what it was like and does it really speak to how tense things are in paris right now? >> i'm not sure if i just lost you, but i h hrd you talk about the stampede, and i know that we were there when this all happened in republique square we were there at the time covering the growing vigil that was there. we had just wrapped up. my crew and i were heading back to the hotel on the border and suddenly saw a flood of people, easily a thousand of them running. a wave of screaming. we had n nidea what was going . myself, my crew, and many other people stormed inside that hotel. we went up the fourth floor to cover inside another journalist's hotel room to look at the scene unfold from outside. a lot of fear, of course. we now know what was at first believed to be gunshots was
really just firecrackers. so you could just imagine how tense the situation is here. people still very much on edge as the investigation continues to unfold. >> i can only imagine. be johnathan vigliotti in paris, thank you very much, jonathan. for more now, we are joined on the phone by robert ford, he is the former u.s. ambassador to syria and a senior fellow at the middle east institute. thank you for joining us this early in the morning. >> good morning. how are you? i'm good. let't'talk about things moving forward. you know, france attacked isis strongholds in raqqa on sunday. do you think this terrorist this attack in paris will trigger a wider response from the west and the coalition, and maybe encourage these nations to double down on their attack of of i is? >> i ion't think that it's going to mobilize western countries from nato, for example, to send
ground forces into syria. president obama has always been very reluctant to send ground forces into syria the way george bush sent ground forces into iraq, for example. and i don't think france itself would send in ground forces. we may see more bombing attacks as you just mentioned, the french launched bombing rounds yesterday on syria. but i don't expect much more than that. >> you know, the president recently came under some criticism for saying that isis had been contained. since then, there was some clarification, t tt he was talking about geographical containment. i want to ask you. you're familiar with this organization. can isis really be contained? and, if not, then what? what do we do? what do we need to do to defeat isis? >> in order to defeat the islamic state, we have to confront it on many levels, both
its recruitment. it is really important to get people in the muslim world, religious scholars, and political people, especially people with connections to the street in countries like iraq and syria, to denounce the islamic state, and not try to justify its actions, so that we do both military action, but there are efforts to undercut its recruitment and, of course, the biggest recruitment tool for the islamic state in syria are the barrel bombs and the brutality at the offside regime which drives a lot of people to join the islamic state. >> you know, a number of leaders are meeting in turkey for the g-20 summit. what do you hope comes out of that? >> what i would hope would come out of the g-20 meetings is, number one, a stronger pledge from turkey and actions from
between turkey and syria. the islamic state is still able to move men, materiel over that border, and it's harder for the islamic state now than it used to be, but i think the turks need to do still more. and, second, i hope there is great resolve among the countries in the g-20 to try to find an answer to the syrian conflict. >> ambassador robert ford, thank you so much. >> my pleasure. here in the united states, the attacks in parisisrompted increased security. the departrtnt of homeland security says it knows of no credible or specific threats of an attack here, but across the country, from new york to los angeles, police have added extra patrols and are ramping up surveillance efforts. don champion is at penn station in new york with details. don, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. high profile tgets here in new
increased police presence ever nce 9/11, but this morning, a heightened presenchere and at other critical sites, including train stations and sporting events and airports. >> everything was smooth. you know? it was obviously nerve wracking but we are home and we are safe. thankfully, everybody did a good job. >> reporter: late yesterday an americanairlines flight was scheduled to take off from washington's reagan national airport to boon, was delayed after passgers reported two men on their flight were acting suspiciously. police were called. all of the passengers were taken off the plane and the plane was searched. the two men were questioned, then released. >> they just wanted to be safe because of what happened in paris, i guess? that's what they told us. so after they took them out, theyeysked us to go off thth plane and d e police was there and they brought a dog in and i guess they searched everything. >> reporter: here in new york city, there is an increased police presence anywhere there are large crowds, but it's impossible to watch everywhere. >> we also have no shortage of soft targets, which is the problem.
heavily on public awareness as we always try to do,o,ee something, say somomhing. >> repororr: yesterday, there was near super bowl type securityt nfl games across the country, as well as at nba arenas. now while federal law enforcement officials say they know of no credible threats against the u.s. right now, they say the planning and scope of the attacks in paris are alarming and they are closely watching the investigation taking place in france. >> don champion re in new york, thank you. the attacks are sparking a renewed debate about the u.s. response to the syrian migrant crisis. president obama's plan to settle 10,000 refugees in the u.s. is getting pushed back. alabama's governor says he will block any syryrns from comomg to his ate. louisiana governor and presidential hopeful
about refuges in his state. the and the debate is reverberating in the campaign. >> we are constantly doing the wrong thing. we don't know anything about these people and don't know where they are coming in. >> i said we should take increased number of refugees. the administration said ten and i said we should go to 65 but only as if we have carefully screening and vetting process as we can imagine. >> reporter: the two other democratic candidates also say the u.s. should admit far more than 10,000 syrians with proper screening. nohemi gonzalez is being remembered in her home state of california. e only american cononrmed to be killed ininhe paris attacks. hundreds of mourners packed the student union sday at cal state university-long beach. the 23-year-old wain paris for the semester. coming up "cbs this morning," special coverage of the terror in paris. and we will bring you president obama's newswsonference this morning.
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a central california community is cleanings up this morning after a rare tornado ripped through the area on sunday. the twister tore into homes and brought down trees and power lines in denair, a hundred miles southeast of san francisco. it stripped off part of a church's roof. no injuries are reported. on the cbs "moneywatch" stock futures are down in response to the paris attacks. a social n@twork controversy. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with thatnd more. good morning jill. >> good morning. >> analysts suspect that friday's attacks in paris will trigger a short-term sell-off to start this week.
open as usual today. the attacks in parar are and happened to have a negative impact t tourism and and other european cities and businesses could suffer. asian stocks finished lower this morning. nikkei lost 1%. hong kong's hang sang fell 1.5%. here in wall street traders are hoping for a rebound after stocks were down sharply last week. the dow fell 6 6 points and s&p lost 76 pointstsor the week and nasdaq down 219 points. facebook is taking some heat this morning after it activated its rarely used safety check tool following the paris attacks. safety check was launched in 2014 and lets users alert people on their network that they are okay. some, though, want to know why that feature hadn't been turned on for other recent violence, particularly the bombings in
says it's only for natural been changed. >> jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, jill. still ahead, taking a stand. green bay quarterback aaron rodgers slams a fan for an anti-islamic outburst. later, theheunt for stolen massachusetts army reserve center. suffering from the flu is a really big deal. with aches, fever and chills... there's no such thing as a little flu. so why treat it like it's a little cold? there's something that works differently than over-the-counter remedies. attack the flu virus at its sourcrc with prescriptn tamiflu. and call your doctor right away. miflu is fda approve to treat the flu in people 2 weeks and older whose flu symptoms started within the last two days. before taking tamiflu tell your doctor if you're pregnant, nursing, have serious health conditions, or take other medicines. if you develop an allergic reaction, a severe rash, or signs of unusual behavior, stop takinintamiflu
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the bataclan music hall. francois was by the stage. he has asked us to use only his first name. >> there was about 1,500 people inside. so people were standing and dancing at the ground floor. floor, there are no seats? all open? >> no seats. the bar is in the back and people dancing at t e front. >> reporter: what was the first thing you noticed? >> so i heard the gunshots, about ten. i look back and i saw this man shooting rifle. >> reporter: describe him to me. >> he was shootinghot-by-shot to make sure he was targeting the people. i don't know.
precise, and he was purely trained. >> reporter: clearly trained? >> yeah. >> reporter: did they have to stop and reload? >> i saw him reloading very, very fast. >> reporter: do you think he was experienced?- >> yeah. >> reporter: trained like a soldier? >> yeah. >> reporter: francois was hit. a grazing bullet to the back. he fell to the dance floor and played dead. what are you seeing around you? were other people wounded nearby? >> yes, yes. i saw people hurt. i saw people laid on the ground and not moving. they were probably dead or severely injured. there was -- there was blood on all over the ground, and, yeah, it was a nightmare.
>> you can watch the entire "60 minutes" report on cbsnews.com. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," special coverage of the terror in paris. we will have the latest on the investigation and speak with former cia deputy director michael morrell, plus we will get reaction from republican presidenti candidate jeb bush. and more on facebook's role in the intermediate aftermath of the paris attacks. madonna paid tribute to the victims of the attacks during a sold-out show in stockholm over the weekend. the pop star said she almost cancelled the concert in the wake of the attacks,s, but she says she chose not to, because that would be giving in to terrorism.% i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." i hear your voice it's like an angel dying
i hear your voice 3 "siouxland news at sunrise starts now" 3 3 dozens of family and friends remember a beloved firefighter in homer nebraska.a sioux city band hosts a benefit to help a locaca warming shelteteand up kitchen.and a major interchange leading into sioux city will be closed for the next year.good morning, and welcome to siouxland news at sunrise! it's 5 o'clock.i'm jacob heller.i'm meteorologist cat
with us on this xxx 3 morning. 3 look for a few days of rain here in siouxland beginning today. overnight there is a chance for thunderstorms witit a warm night in the 50s. tomorrow looks to be rainy as well as wednesday. both tuesday night and wednesday night have a slight chance of switching to a rain/snow mix very briefly. no accumulations. thursday will be dry but winds will be breezy with temperatures falling into the 40s.our next chance for arrives on friday evening in the form of snow. this system is evolving and hard to pin down. right now, it looks like very light accumulations, if any.the rest of the weekend looks dry and cold with