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>> glor: tonight, the world rallies against terror. enormous crowds in paris and elsewhere. this is video emerges of one attacker pledging allegiance to isis. a german newspaper is attacked. mark phillips and julianna goldman report. a crisis showing new economic troubles. jill schlesinger is here. a measles outbreak at disneyland, why authorities in california are so concerned. and yes, the olympics might land in boston. >> just because we can pull off a very expensive elaborate event doesn't necessarily mean we should. >> but do bostonians want it. jericka duncan is there. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news."
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>> glor: hi, everyone, i am jeff glor, france says it was the largest rally in the country's history, an extraordinaryar gathering in paris in response to the attacks last week. some today climbed the statue of the republic, others showed off large pencils, showing unity with a satirical magazine that was attacked. world leaders often at odds with each other marched together. starting with elizabeth palmer. we have a series of reports starting with elizabeth palmer. >> reporter: here is paris's answer to the last week's terrorist attack. more than a million citizens led by an extraordinary lineup of presidents and prime ministers from more than 30 countries. >> we defend the values of freedom of speech, freedom of expression and we also stand against terrorism. a >> reporter: here is a new symbol of those values, pencils from small to huge.
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may we with ask you about your pencil? >> yes. >> reporter: what does it mean? it stands for freedom of expression, he told us. >> and that's why you are here? >> yes. >> reporter: they were alsohe salutes to the satirical magazine "charlie hebdo," it's editor and several staff were the terrorist's first victims on wednesday. some of the survivors still traumatized were greeted at the rally by french president francois hollande. after two spectacular terrorist attacks, french politicians knew they were running a security risk letting this march go aheado but the public pressure for some kind of massive gesture of solidarity was simply overwhelming. so it fell to 2,000 police kept the crowd safe. the values celebrated at today's rally were notably an sent in this new video made by ahmedi coulibaly, suspected of killing
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four hostages in a kosher supermarket. in it he pledged allegiance to isis although there is no evidence that he and his girlfriend hayat boumediene ever fought in syria or iraq. the two weren't always extremists. that is boumeddiene in a bikini, they think coulibaly, a convicted armed robber was radicalized in jail. he posed in video and photos shown by lemoned newspaper with various guns. last night, french media say they found his hideout, a rented apartment in the suburbs, inside there were several automatic weapons, explosives, money and an isis flag. the feel good factor of today's huge and peaceful march has eased tensions in france somewhat, but the country is now facing hard questions about homegrown violent extremism and how the french state proposes to keep its citizens safe.
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one big challenged, jeff, is the sheer number of potentially radicalized individuals that the french security services have to watch. one official told me yesterday there are now more than 1, >> glor: liz palmer, thank you very much. >> a german newspaper that reprinted the charlie hebdo cartoons has been attacked by arsonists, mark phillips joins us now from dresden, germany what do we know about thist attack? >> reporter: we know about 2:00 o'clock this morning, german time in hamburg the offices of the hamburg morning post were firebombed, two men who were later picked up apparently threw a firebomb through one of the windows of the paper into the archive area, luckily there was no one in the building at the time, and there was very little damage, but it is very worrying, there was another incident in brussels today where a newspaper received a bomb threat, all this presumably from people sympathetic to the attackers in paris. some of them are stilt out there and there is still a worry other attacks might happen.
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>> yes, mark, we have seen thek, fallout in violence begin to see here, is there a fear of a spiral of violence from anti- immigrant groups and radicals. >> that is exactly the fear, i am speaking to you from dresden in eastern germany where there have been a series of protests growing movement of anti- immigrant, anti-muslim movement last week here there were almost 20,000 people that marched tomorrow that is expected to be at least as large and perhaps larger, so the fear very much soar of a right wing backlash across europe, not just in france and germany but right across europe is very, very real. >> glor: okay. mark phillips in dresden, thank you very much. >> the paris attacks have heightened concern of lone wolf strikes here in the united states as well, julianna goldman reports from washington, d.c. >> reporter: attorney general eric holder attended a counter- terrorism summit in paris today
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where countries pledged to step up intelligence sharing and cooperation, on "face the nation" he said he is concerned about the threats pose by lone wolves or clusters of people who have been radicalized. >> they have inspired people negatively around the world to engage in these really small small attacks that involve onlyall one or two people, a small number of arms, that could have a devastating impact as we have seen in france. >> reporter: one of the bggest challenges would be disrupting the jihadist's increasingly sophisticated online recruiting efforts. deputy nypd commissioner john miller. >> they are putting products on instagram, on twitter, on face book but particularly the videos, they are constructing messaging that rivals the ability of madison avenue. >> reporter: on saturday, the nypd issued an alert after this isis video was released on twitter calling for its followers to kill police officers and civilians. >> reporter: homeland security chairman michael mccaul said
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today that tracking the movement of those who fight and train overseas is a growing concern. >> we don't have a good handle intelligence wise on who is on the ground in syria and iraq and yemen to identify them, to put them on no fly lists so they can't get in the country >> with u.s. officials on high alert, the paris like attacks here at home the white house announced president obama will host a summit next month in washington to address the root causes of violent extremism. jeff? >> glor: juliana, thank you very much, there was another horrific attack in nigeria, the detonation of two bombs, each strapped to a girl about ten years old. it happened at an open-air market in an area frequently attacked by the islamic terror group boko haram, including the children, five people died. gas prices have now fallen 108 days in a row.4 aaa says a gallon of regular is averaging $2.14 a gallon. it is not all good news, some local economies that depend on
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oil are starting to slip. cbs business analyst jill schlesinger is here on this, good to see you. we are talking about job losses, how many? >> well, the dallas federal reserve bank says we could lose 250,000 jobs in the energy sector this year if oil and gas stay at these levels, we haveen already seen some announcements conocophillips said 4% of it's labor force is being cut, that is 1,300 employees, bakerhe hughes, they build big rigs, they are shutting the rigs down, already about 6,100 employees and some smaller producers have literally stopped producing and looking for oil. some of them are shutting down and some are going into bankruptcy.d >> glor: it is not just rig workers? >> yes, there are associated industries that are really important here, metals, mining manufacturing, u.s. steel announced 700 jobs they are shutting down, we have got a company that actually builds lodging for some of the people who work in industry, they are laying off 45 percent of their
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workforce, so we are seeing this in lots of areas. >> glor: long-term, however, the li overall impact of gas prices falling so far so fast? >> is really a positive. we know that consumers need a little extra money in their pockets and they are not getting raises at a great pace right now. that money is getting recycled into the economy, it should boost economic growth and analysts say we could see 300,000 additional jobs just because oil and gas are at these levels. >> glor: jill schlesinger, thank you very much. >> thank you. >> glor: officials in ohio say the air is safe to breathe near an oil refinery that exploded yesterday. it happened in the city of lima, the blast broke windows and was felt ten miles away, the fire took over 14 hours to put out, nobody was hurt. freezing rain is headed to the eastern part of the country, icy conditions are expected all the way from arkansas to southern new york. michigan meanwhile is still recovering from friday's storms there, which led to major pileups on interstate 94, that road today finally reopened. ohio state buckeyes and oregon ducks face-off for the first ever college play-off champion
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green is the color of the day and not talking about the ducks typically distinctive uniforms this is about money. here is don dahler. >> reporter: monday's night game between ohio and is expected to be the high test rated program in u.s. cable history, that is because the two-game setting up this contest already broke that record. those kinds of numbers attract advertisers willing to spend an estimated $1 million plus for each 30 second ad. professor lee eagle of new york university. >> there always has been money involved in college sports, the right kind of money and the dark kind of money but there is a huge business element to a college sports, there is no getting around that. >> reporter: for $7.3 billion, espn gets to air seven play-off games a year for 12 years. 80,000 fans will stream into at&t stadium in dallas paying anng average of $900 for each ticket, the ncaa forbids alcohol sales
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at their sanctioned events but because of the college championships were farmed out to something called the football bowl subdivision, beer, wine and cocktails will flow freely. just not for free. the stadium's signature margaritas called cowboy-ritas cost $14. >> college football as big as it is now, just imagine there is room for growth. >> reporter: in fact, it seems the only folks associated with the event not making money off it are the guys actually playing the game. the ncaa did, however, increase the travel stipulate penned for player's families from $800 to $3,000. don dahler, cbs news, new york. >> glor: a measles outbreak in california's disneyland raises new questions about vaccinations and pope francis's off script message to breast-feedingeven mothers when the cbs evening news continues.
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>> glor: health officials fear thousands may have been exposed to the measles at disneyland in disney california adventure last months, most of those who got the disease were not vaccinated against it. mere is carter evans. >> with tens of thousands of visitors from around the world in close contact every, every day the happiest place on earth was an ideal place for the highly contagious disease to spread, according to epidemiologist dr. mark zahn. >> we can be reasonably near someone for even a few minutes and overtime, and you can become infected. >> measles infections in the u.s. skyrocketed last year with 610 cases reported, that is the highest number since 2,000 when the disease that that cause as rash, high fever and red watery eyes was considered to be eliminated, the cdc says the increase is tied to a decline in child vaccinations. >> the biggest issue is the potential for new outbreaks. >> disney is located in california, which it is also
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home to some of the state's highest numbers of unvaccinated children. of the 20 people infected by the current outbreak, at least 15 were not vaccinated. >> >> orange county pediatrician dr. bob sears is part of a small minority in the medical community that tells parents vaccinations are not always necessary. >> isn't it a doctor's responsibility to offer their patients the best medical science can offer? >> you have to discuss the pros and the cons and most doctors only discuss the pros. >> the cdc says the risk of a serious allergic reaction to vaccines is less than one in a million, still when we spoke to dr. steers last summer, he said half of his, half of his patients choose not to vaccinate. >> parents just don't fear the disease anymore and they don't want their baby or child to have a bad side effect. >> i think what parents are wanting are choices. >> rebecca estepp stop vaccinating her children after her son had a severe reaction. she encourages other parents to
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think twice. >> they know they are tabling this risk and their child could be susceptible to some of the infectious diseases out there. >> most doctors would say that disneyland outbreak is a wakeup call. >> carter evans, cbs news, orange county, california. >> glor: up next, boston's bid to host the olympics runs into some resistance. >>
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>> glor: boston is officially in the running to host the summer olympics in 2024 so far, they are up against rome while other cities are still considering bids. boston's toughest competition may come from its own citizens some of whom don't want the game. here is jericka duncan. >> so we are talking about beach volleyball this, in an olympic venue. >> marty walsh is already imagining what these, this would look like if his city is chosen to host the summer games. >> the u.s. olympic committee
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announced thursday that boston, a first time contender won the bid, beating out los angeles san francisco and washington, d.c. not everyone is celebrating the group no boston olympics launched an on-line campaign citing cost and transportation issues. kelley gossett is a local attorney. >> just because we can pull off a very expensive elaborate event doesn't necessarily mean that we should. >> it does not yield long-term economic benefits. >> the chairman for boston 2024 john fish says the games here would cost $8 billion with no public funds corporate sponsorships, television revenue and ticket sales are expected to foot more than half of the bill. >> almost seven to, 70 to 75 percent possess the facilities will be played at current universities we have here in boston. >> harvard mit boston college. >> but boston columnist kevin cullen isn't sure the olympics is good for boston. >> he says the rebound from the marathon bombings nearly two
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years ago likely helped get the bid. >> the idea that there might be sympathy for the town because of what happened at the boston marathon, but also sort of a grudging respect that, wow, they can handle it. >> the city of boston is preparing as if the games are definitely coming, even though the international bidding race continues until 2017. >> jericka duncan, cbs news, boston massachusetts. >> glor: the dallas cowboys once again had a super fan on hand today, new jersey governor chris christie. >> he was criticized by some after jerry jones paid for his seat. >> he paid his own way. >> they lost to the green packers after a controversial call reversal late in the fourth quarter. >> still ahead here, remembering influential comedian taylor negron. >>
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>> glor: pope francis is known to break from script and he did
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so again today at a baptism ceremony in the sistene chapel, the pope encouraged mothers to feel free to breast-feed their babies if they were crying or hungry, he says moms shouldn't have to worry about it. >> very cool picture sent from the international space station today. there is the midwest as seen from 260 miles up. you can see the great lakes and the brightest lights are from chicago and detroit. photo credit goes to space station commander butch willmore. >> today famed actress anita ekberg has died. >> come here. >> this scene from la dolce vita in the 60s at the trevi fountain in rome made her a global icon. >> she was 83 years old. and comedian taylor negron passed away today after a long fight with cancer, some of his acting roles included fast times at original month high and punch line. he was also an influential stand-up and in numerous one man
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shows, he was 57 years old. coming up here a lot of people tweeted, but who really means it. jesuis charlie.
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>> glor: finally tonight on twitter more than 5 million people have used to the hashtag hashtaghashtag jesuis charlie, i am charlie, it was used 6,300 times a minute this is the global map, but is jesuis charlie a lasting movement or the hashtag of the movement? here is charlie d'agata. >> the show of unity of the victims of the terrorist attacks in france stretched far from the european capitals of madrid, vienna, and london. to istanbul, in beirut and the gaza strip, moscow, to new york city. the message jesuis charlie, i am
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charlie, a slogan in support of charlie hebdo the french satirical newspaper that mocked islamic terrorists and repeatedly published cartoons of the prophet mohammed, the target of this week's massacre. >> it became the rallying cry of global condemnation of what demonstrators see as a direct attack on the freedom of speech. but they are among 40 world leaders at the main march in paris tonight where some faces in the crowd whose own record of free speech might be called into question themselves. jordan's king abdullah whose government last year sentenced a jerusalem post journalist to jail with hard labor, egypt's foreign minister, a country which detained a group of journalists for 500 days and counting. sergei lavrov the foreign minister of russia a country accused of imprison thing a journalist for insult ago government servant among several alleged abuses and the prime
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minister of turkey, a country that sends more journalists to jails than any other in the world. >> 12 people lost their lives in the name of free speech this week, the outpouring support is proof that a tragedy has a way of pulling people together, and just maybe we think the way things are done when they get back home. charlie d'agata, cbs news, london. >> glor: that is the cbs evening news tonight. later on cbs "60 minutes". we will also see you tomorrow on cbs this morning and don't forget our new digital network cbsn. >> i am jeff glor, cbs news in new york, scott pelley will be here tomorrow. good night. captioning sponsored by cbs captioned by media access group at wgbh
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nightclub.. while grammy- winner chris brown was performing on stage! the aftermath.. next. plus: work is zipping right along on the golden gate bridge. tonight: we're getting our first look -- at its new look. and: are we in for chaos during tomorrow's commute? because the last few bay area bridge changes -- have been bumpy. kpix 5 news is next. 16:01:07 we're very cognizant of our responsibility to the public to open the bridge as soon as possible. but tonight: there
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there are still a few more kinks to work out.. before that can happen. >> we are very cognizant of the


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