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world leaders meet today to discuss a plan to confront isis while a former cabinet member blames president obama's decision not to arm syrian rebels sooner for the terror group's rise. >> i think that would have helped, and i think in part we paid a price for not doing that in what we see happening with isis. >> i believe jesse matthew was the last person she was seen with before she vanished off the face of the earth because it's been a week and we can't find her. >> police look for a man they believe was the last person seen with a university of virginia student who disappeared last weekend. the secret service is rethinking security measures after an armed intruder jumped a fence and made it inside the white house. and a super showdown. in the nfl.
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the seattle seahawks and the denver broncos need overtime to settle a rematch of last season's super bowl. captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, september 22nd, 2014. good morning. i'm susan mcginnis in for anne-marie green. the secret service is considering installing check points a few blocks from the white house after a big security breach. on friday iraq war veteran omar gonzalez jumped the white house fence and made it into the executive mansion armed with a knife. julianna goldman tells us about gonzalez who suffers from mental illness. >> reporter: the secret service says it has increased security around the white house while it investigates friday's historic breach. representative mike rogers who chairs the intelligence committee told cbs news that secret service needs to be, quote, upping its game. >> i think what you have seen is they're not doing their audits, their checks, their test runs to
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make sure that people are up to the right standard. >> the white house says it has full confidence in the secret service and its investigation, but representative peter king told fox news that internal audit isn't enough. >> he could have had a body bomb on, he could have had a vest on. as we know, he did have a knife. so this demands a full investigation. >> the secret service says its agents may have shown restraint because gonzalez appeared to be unarmed and mentally unstable. fence jumpers aren't out of the ordinary at the white house, but getting in the building is unprecedented. this probe will investigate why the agents didn't use the tools at their disposal including guard dogs specifically trained to stop intruders. according to court documents, once he was in custody, gonzalez told officers he was concerned the atmosphere was collapsing and wanted to warn the president. family members including his ex-wife samantha bell told cbs
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news he is a military veteran who developed mental illness including post-traumatic stress disorder during his tour in iraq. >> he was never violent toward me. he's a loving character but something wasn't right. >> bell said gonzalez was heavily medicated and still under the care of a doctor when he left ft. hood in texas. she isn't sure if he's still receiving treatment. >> he needs the proper treatment to help him. he needs help. he's not -- he's mentally unstable. >> the army says gonzalez received more than a dozen medals, badges, and ribbons during his military career, including a medal for his service in iraq. he's expected to appear in federal court on monday nation charges of unlawfully entering a restricted building or grounds while carrying a deadly or dangerous weapon. julianna goldman, cbs news in washington. a search is under way this morning for three afghan soldiers who trained at a base on cape cod.
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the soldiers, all officers, were last seen at a mall in hyannis and were reported missing saturday night. a military spokesman says there is no reason to believe the soldiers are a threat and they did not have access to weapons. well, this week more than 140 heads of state gather at the united nations, and topping the agenda will be the terrorist group isis. president obama will head a meeting of the security council. it will focus on the threat of foreign terrorists. u.s. intelligence analysts believe some 12,000 foreigners are fighting with isis. marlie hall is here in new york. marlie, good morning. >> susan, good morning. president obama is taking his strategy for fighting isis to the united nations this week in hopes of gaining support from the international community. secretary of state john kerry meets with more world leaders in new york today as the u.s. works to build an international coalition to tackle isis in iraq and syria. yesterday secretary kerry sat down with iran's foreign
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minister. the u.s. is trying to get more countries in the region to sign on. the u.s. and france are conducting air strikes in iraq. u.s. ambassador to the united nations samantha powers said other nations will help in syria. >> we will not do the air strikes alone if the president decides to do the air strikes. >> chairman of the joint chiefs of staff martin dempsey says defeating isis hinges on getting support from arab nations. president obama will lead a meeting at the u.n. this week focusing on terrorist threats. in an interview on "60 minutes" last night a former member of president obama's cabinet said. >> i think that would have helped and think in part we paid a price for not doing that in what we see happening with isis. >> on friday the president signed a measure to arm and train moderate rebels in syria.
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the administration insists that it will not coordinate military operations or intelligence sharing with iran. susan? >> marlie hall in new york. thank you. well, pennsylvania state police say they are hot on the trail of a gunman accused of killing one officer and wounding another at a police barracks. the search for eric frein is centered on the forests of northern pennsylvania. it's been ten days since the ambush. there have been no confirmed sightings of frein since the attack, but trackers discovered items he hid in the woods including an assault rifle and ammunition. >> we know that frein has prepared and planned extensively for months and maybe years. he planned his attack and his retreat. however, we believe we're closing in on him. >> police lifted a lockdown in the community where frein lived with his parents, but they have told residents to stay out of the woods. this morning a huge wildfire burning east of sacramento,
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california, is only 17% contained and showing little sign of slowing down. the king fire destroyed ten homes and threatened thousands of others. danielle nottingham reports. >> reporter: the fast-moving king fire threatened at least 12,000 homes as it consumes acre after acre of forest land about 60 miles east of sacramento. it's already destroyed three dozen structures. >> our house is completely got. everything we have is completely gone. >> reporter: the fire so har has destroyed 82,000 acres or 182 square miles. authorities say it was intentionally set eight days ago. at least 2,800 homes are evacuated. >> you would never believe something like that would grow that big that fast. >> more than 5,000 firefighters are working double shifts to battle the massive wildfire at a cost of $5 million a day. they got a small break on sunday with overcast skies and some drizzle, but the fire is burning in a tinder-dry area that's been
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under drought conditions for three years. >> a rain like that makes very, very minimal impact on a fire of this size. >> reporter: people hundreds of miles away can see the rising smoke. officials canceled the lake tahoe iron man triathlon on sunday because of poor air quality. fire crews may catch another break. more rain is in the forecast, but not until wednesday. danielle nottingham, cbs news, los angeles. in northern california the drought may have caused a massive mudslide. officials say the sun's heat melted part of a glacier on mt. shasta that caused a torrent of mud to race down the peak on saturday. several roads were shut down. it was the largest mudslide in 20 years. a community in eastern michigan is recovering this morning after it was struck by a tornado. the twister hit rochester hills north of detroit sunday morning. 90-mile-an-hour winds caused
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okay. my goodness. >> oh, my goodness. >> a round of applause from nasa engineers last night for the spacecraft maven. after taking about a year to travel more than 400 million miles, it is finally orbiting mars. in about six weeks the spacecraft will start studying mars' upper atmosphere for clues on how the planet went from being warm and wet to cold and dry. well, police in virginia are searching for a man they're calling a person of interest in the disappearance of a college student. 18-year-old hannah graham vanished after leaving a university of virginia party more than a week ago. the man believed to be the last person she was seen with met with police on saturday, but now they want to talk to him again. >> i've made no mistake about it. we want to talk to jesse matthew. >> charlottesville virginia
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police chief timothy longo says the man seen in this video the night of hannah's disappearance is jesse longo. matthew s longo says matthew walked into the office on saturday, met with a lawyer and sped away from the station. state police followed him. >> driving in manner that was reckless and placed others in danger, so much so they had to disengage for their protection and the protection of other people. >> matthew is wanted on reckless driving charges and while he's not charged in graham's disappearance, police want to talk with him about the missing teen. >> i believe jesse matthew was the last person she was seen with before she vanished off the face of the earth because it's been a week and we can't find her. >> police say graham and matthew left a bar in his car. they have searched the vehicle and his apartment, but it's unclear if they've obtained any evidence. investigators are piecing together graham's movements from last saturday night. surveillance video shows the university of virginia sophomore running past a service station and making her way to a busy
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area in downtown charlottesville. >> hey, we're searching for hannah. do you mind if we just look around your property? >> on sunday as more than a thousand volunteers fanned out to look for graham, her parents made a plea for help. >> did you see hannah? did anybody see hannah? did you see hannah? did you see hannah? who saw hannah? somebody did. please, please, please, if you have anything, however insignificant you think it may be, call the police tip line. >> well, graham's disappearance has left some university of virginia students rattled. at least three other young women have vanished in the charlottesville area over the last five years, but police do not think that graham's case is linked to the other missing women. well, straight ahead on the "morning news" in "moneywatch," taking climate change by storm. thousands of demonstrators call on world leaders to take action to stop global warming. of demonstrators call on world leaders to take action to stop global warming.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. and on the "cbs moneywatch" a call for action on climate change. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. jill, good morning. >> good morning, susan. wall street is bracing for a second wave of climate change protests this morning. hundreds of demonstrators are expected to try to shut down the new york stock exchange. yesterday hundreds of thousands took the streets here in new york and around the world to protest global warming. world leaders will take on the issue tomorrow at the united nations. another gm recall. they've had more than 50 this year. this time the auto giant is recalling more than 220,000 2013-2015 cadillac xts and chevy impalas.
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gm said the problem with the brakes could cause a fire. here on wall street investors will keep a close eye on home sales. last week the dow soared a record high, 295 points. the s&p rose 24 and the nasdaq finished up 12 points. >> and a at the box office a strong start for a new young adult franchise. "the maze runner," a teen sci-fi thriller, brought in just over $32 million this weekend, making it one of the biggest debuts ever. liam neeson's private eye flick, "a walk among the tombstones" came in second and brought in $13 million, and the comedy "this is where i leave you" was third. susan? >> jill, thank you. coming up in sports, a rematch of last season's super bowl, and pair of division rivals battle on the field in philadelphia. this is the "cbs morning news." in philadelphia. this is the "cbs morning news."
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off to a rough start when hurricane odile arrives in . it's a dangerous intersecti. why witnessses say the colln between a car and a cyclistn berkeley was no surprise. the massive king fire burns of control in el dorado county... how air quality is reaching hazardous levels, e to the smoke. join us for kpix 5 news this morning... beginning at 4:3 ,,,,,,
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. in sports, a regular season rematch of last season's super bowl. the defending champion seattle seahawks were hoping for the same result against the denver broncos. seattle loses a 14-point lead in the fourth quarter. peyton manning complete's denver's comeback with a touchdown pass in the game's final minute. but in overtime he never gets the ball. seattle's marshawn lynch scores on the first possession and the seahawks beat denver again, 26-20. in the sunday night game pittsburgh runs over carolina. the steelers rack up 264 rushing yards, and ben roethlisberger finishes the job by tossing two touchdown passes to antonio brown. the steelers win, 37-19.
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well, bad blood between division rivals philadelphia and washington. eagles' quarterback nick foles appears to throw an interception and at the tail end of the play redskins' defensive lineman chris baker knocks foles to the ground. that set off a brawl on the sideline. two players are ejected but foles gets his comeback. he throws his third touchdown pass of the game to give the eagles the lead for good. philadelphia eagles win, 37-34. and the dallas cowboys match the biggest comeback in team history. after falling behind st. louis 24-0, tony romo gets dallas back on track. a 68-yard bomb to dez bryant is one of two touchdown passes romo throws in the comeback effort. the cowboys win, 34-31. well, coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," legendary rocker robert plant and actor mark harmon of "ncis." i'm susan mcginnis. this is the "cbs morning news."
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since the 2012 shoots at sandy hook elementary school, playgrounds, parks, and memorials have been built to honor the young victims. well, one man is building something else, a piece of music. as don dahler tells us, the work has a touching source. >> reporter: music can entertain, inspire, memorialize. composer steven sametz is hoping this piece of music, "a child's rekwee em," does even more. ♪ >> reporter: we first met sametz last year. he wanted to write from a child's perspective, so he reached out to elementary school kids, kids, many with firsthand knowledge of gun violence.
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>> my dad was about to go outside with me and someone had a gun and shot my dad. >> reporter: he received almost 500 stories. some so powerful he wanted to hear them in person. in june he visited this school in philadelphia. >> reporter: one by one the children read their real life stories out loud. 11-year-old brianna had three family members murdered. >> my uncle, my aunt, and my great grandma got shot. >> okay. i get it. sametz is including some of these children's words even those who couldn't repeat them aloud. jose, also 11, already has witnessed the murder of a friend. the lehigh university professor is writing it in honor of the 26 victims of the sandy hook
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elementary school shooting. he grew up just 20 miles from newtown. >> the reason i wanted to do this piece was to offer some kind of healing for the families, and i know as we're doing it, it's really hard, but the reason to do it is so that we come through on the other side. >> reporter: music can entertain, inspierks memorialize. sametz also hopes it can effect change. >> i saw the end of a story. today i got a much greater shape of the whole story, the fact that this doesn't seem to be that unusual. we live in a world where these things happen and how can we make them stop happening. >> reporter: "a child's requiem" will debut next year at the university of connecticut. don dahler, cbs news, new york. and coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," u.s. efforts to build a coalition to defeat isis.
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we hear from former cia deputy director mike morell. plus, we go to florida where condo owners are fighting a loophole that's forcing them out of their homes. and former led zeppelin singer robert plant joins us in the studio. and that's the "cbs morning news" for this monday. thanks for watching. i'm susan mcginnis. have a great day. -- captions by vitac --
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safe and finally back home. bay area couple says riding out a hurricane in cabo was easy part. and happening right now: mexico's baja peninsula is getting lashed with another round of high winds and hea rain. tropical storm polo is churning just south of co san lucas -- the same spot e hurricane odile hit just sen days ago. a newly-engaged couple from concord got caught in that storm. they're finally home. and they told kpix five's juliette goodrich...e trip was terrifying. > > "we knew it was


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