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coming up on "early today," the french magazine at the center of the terror attacks takes a bold step forward as security in france remains on high alert. this as the bodies of four french jews killed in paris arrive for burial. back here at home, a frightening scene deep inside d.c.'s metro. a water main break caught on camera. then america has the first of its kind undisputed national champion. it is tuesday january 13th. "early today" starts right now. good morning. i'm milissa rehberger. an emotional morning in paris where president hollande attended a ceremony for the three police officers killed in last week's terror attacks. the funeral for one will be held
later today. french police are reportedly looking for other suspects related to the attack. security across the nation is unprecedented. those who survived the attack at charlie hebdo are back at work. tomorrow the magazine will create 3 million editions since the attack that killed five cartoonists and the editor. it will be printed in 16 languages. it shows a cartoon of profit muhammad that reads je suis charlie. an exclusive interview. >> in america to blur it which is crazy. >> in america, many stations including nbc news said they will not show some of those covers most offensive, in particular the prophet muhammad. what's your reaction? >> i think it's saddest move including mobilization around charlie hebdo.
>> ron allen in paris an ahmed in jerusalem. ron, let's start with you. what else can you tell us about the ceremony? >> good morning, milissa. this morning a ceremony at headquarters honoring three police officers killed during the attacks last week one a bodyguard at the magazine headquarters. another an officer killed in the street by the gunman. a third officer a policewoman killed in the streets of south paris the next day. a very somber ceremony with hundreds of officers there and the families of those killed. hollande put a medal of honor on each of the caskets and said they died so we could all live in freedom. that as 10,000 soldiers arrive on the cities streets creating a security cordon. tourists sites like eiffel tower, transportation hubs places of worship, mosques in
the muslim community where there have been at least 50 attacks reported. attacks ranging from graffiti on the walls to 20 shots fired at buildings like mosques as well. concern in that community as well. here in france anxiety continues as the hunt opportunities for people who played a role in these incidents. investigators want to get to the bottom of this to determine who else might be launching an attack what capability they have and what the threat is here in paris still. authorities still concerned about that. also reaction to upcoming edition of charlie hebdo, 3 million copies in 16 languages with satire of prophet muhammad on the cover. people with mixed reactions to all of that here today in paris. now back to you. >> ron, thank you. extraordinary new images from
inside the kosher supermarket. they show terrified hostages hiding in a freezer. a woman is cradling a child white another uses her phone. tragically four hostages would not survive. those men were honored in jerusalem today. ♪ thousands of emotional mourner attended their funeral. benjamin netanyahu did his best to comfort families and a country filled in pain. ayman, what an emotional afternoon. >> reporter: good morning, milissa. it was an emotional morning in jerusalem. in fact we just wrapped up the official ceremony of the four jews killed in the terror attack on friday. they are being buried in a private ceremony just with their family members. it was a very somber occasion. we heard from officials including the israeli president as well as prime minister members of the opposition including french minister who traveled with the bodies here to israel to have them buried. but above all, the message that
was coming out today was one of grief for families as well as the country. the entire nation was mourning. more importantly the prime minister and president expressed concern about the growing anti-semitism that plagued countries like france and the rest of europe saying israel will always open its arms to jews around the world. the atmosphere was, in fact one of sorrow. people we saw showing solidarity and expressing sympathy for the families of those terror attacks. we saw people with placards that said je suis charlie, the expression with solidarity and another saying i am jewish also showing solidarity. four different candles lit, one to represent each of the victims. they were part of the ceremony in which the country's chief rabbi prayed on their behalf as well the entire country. in fact a somber day, milissa.
>> thank you very much. back in washington a deadly underground nightmare on d.c.'s metro, one woman died many hospitalized when without any warning at all, a subway train stopped and filled with thick smoke. nbc with more. >> reporter: a scary commute in the nation's capital turned deadly. smoke from a fire in a d.c. metro tunnel filled the train bound for virginia. >> the train shut down. there was a lot of smoke. people could barely breathe. they had to evacuate us back through the tunnel walk through the tunnel. >> reporter: one woman on the trained died several suffered smoke inhalation. passengers coming out of the tum had to be treated at the scene. over 60 others had to be taken to local hospitals, two in critical condition. some were trapped on the train for as long as 40 minutes before they could get out. the ntsb joined the investigation late monday and said they aren't sure yet about
a cause. they know the train stopped but they aren't sure why. >> we just know the train stopped. at that point, there are reports of a lot of smoke, smock getting into the train and people what's called self-evacuate. they started opening the doors and getting off. >> kurt gregory, nbc news. this morning they are calling it cyber vandalism. u.s. military accounts on twitter and youtube were hacked by people claiming to be islamic sympathizers. u.s. central command tweeted we're back after accounts were compromised. cyber caliphate hacked they posted messages like we are coming watch your back. defense officials insist the information was not classified and that no military secrets were one department of defense official put it like this.
this is clearly embarrassing but not a security threat. college football's longest season has finally ended. it came down to fourth seeded ohio state to second seeded oregon in the first ever college football playoff national championship game. >> he gets a block and to the end zone. >> ohio state gets into their groove against ducks. they will go on to lead 21-10 at the half. starting with possession but not for long. cardale jones, his pass fell off the hands of the receiver. marcus mariota was a long shot down the field. byron marshall was there to make it a 70-yard touchdown. a four-point game at 21-17. but the ducks had no answer again. the running back ezekiel elliot sophomore finishes with a
whopping four touchdowns in osu's 20-42 victory. ohio buckeyes become the first national champions of the playoff era. the coach's third career title. a january thaw apparently on its way. here is bill karins with some good news. man, are we looking forward to hearing that. >> a lot of people are. as far as the midwest goes those people have been suffering for three weeks straight and they are suffering this morning. last i looked negative 29 in international falls, minnesota. this has been kind of the winter weather pattern as of late. every since rains ended in california jet stream ridge back up to the north, south. through the upcoming week pattern change kinks in the jet stream warmer pacific air starts to dominate weather map. a wetter weather pattern in the northwest. not so much california unfortunately but we're definitely going to see a couple
bouts of rain in the pacific northwest, one later in the week and one towards the week. temperatures not bad, 40s and 50s. coldest spot 34 spokane, 30. a little storm system through the four corners bring snow to the higher elevation but doesn't look like it will cause too many problems in phoenix, tucson flagstaff, santa 65 there in red bluff and 48 in mount shasta. so the west it looks like we're going to finally see a little bit of rain but not where we really need it. >> okay bill. thank you. these two people are probably sleeping in. harold and carol diamond of new york. the retired principal and his
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