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a few threat from isis overnight. they are prepared to kill two japanese hostages if a $200 million ransom isn't paid in three days. president obama gets ready to deliver his second to the last state of the union address and first to a republican-controlled house and senate. his message to the gop, increase taxes on the wealthy in order to boost benefits for the middle class. a construction worker is killed and a truck driver injured when an overpass comes crashing down on a cincinnati highway. and traffic mayhem in miami, an outcry from drivers and city officials when hundreds of bikers celebrate martin luther king, jr. by clogging city
streets. this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, january 20th 2015. good morning, i'm lauren liteer in for anne pary green. this morning another online video surfaced purportedly showing isis militants threatening to kill japanese hostages. the video was posted on websites associated with isis. the terror group is threatening to execute the hostages unless a $200 million ransom is paid in the next 72 hours. the man speaking sounds like a british militant involved in other hostage beheadings. japan recently pledged about $200 million to help countries fighting isis. president obama delivers the state of the union address tonight. but his proposal for tax increases on the wealthiest americans is already facing opposition from the new republican congress.
susan mcginnis is in walk. good morning. >> reporter: no surprise there. this is the first time the president is delivering his state of the union address to a congress fully led by republicans. this could be more about framing the debate for 2016. >> you got to play the whole game. >> reporter: in a video, monday president obama appeared calm and confident hours before delivering his sixth and second-to-last state of the union speech. >> i'm more relaxed, a little better at it than the first time out. >> reporter: the white house has already unveiled much of what the president will propose. he will layout plans for six weeks of paid family leave for federal workers and new cyber security protections for consumers. the strongest emphasis though will be helping struggling americans. he will try to accomplish that through a higher capital gains tax rate. while the hikes are not expected to pass the new congress, the experts say they could help lay
groundwork to help democrats in upcoming elections. >> they will say i know the middle class is still struggling. i'm the one with the democratic party who is going to try to correct this. the republicans are not going to correct it. >> reporter: the president has invited several special guests to sit in the presidential box during the address, among them american alan gross, who was detained in cuba five years. gross was released last month after president obama took executive action to restore diplomatic relations between the u.s. and cuba. afterwards the president heads to idaho and kansas to push his ideas. lauren. >> susan mcginnis in washington. you can watch cover annual of the state of the union address beginning tonight at 9:00 eastern, 8:00 central. a construction worker was killed when a highway overpass it was a being demolished collapsed in cincinnati. late last night, the overpasco lapsed onto the southbound side of interstate 75. it was a part of an off-ramp. the bridge fell on a
tractor-trailer, injuring the driver. the cause of the collapse is not known, but hundreds of tons of concrete fell onto the roadway. >> this will be amess. it's not or should or could, it will be. we anticipate at at least a 44-closure of i-75 south. >> the truck driver suffered only minor injuries. jury selection begins today in the trial of james holmes who is accused of opening fire at a colorado movie theater if 2012. holmes is charged in the attack that killed 12 people and wounded 70 others during a midnight showing of the "batman" movie. he was arrested in the theater parking lot wearing a mask and body armor. holmes pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. if convicted, he could face the death penalty. pope francis is back at the vatican fol his week-long visit to asia as he was flying from the phillipines to rome monday. he made news with his response
to question about birth control and religious freedom. don champion has the details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. in his first two years of the catholic church pope francis has been become known for his off the cuff pope. later this year we learned he will visit washington, d.c., new york and sfid. he is expected to visit the white house, address congress speak at the u.n. and hold what is described as a ramally for families in philadelphia. when asked about birth control. he defended the ban on artificial contraception. he urged parents to practice responsible parenting and regulate the number of children they have as church teaching allows. francis saying quote, some think that in order to be good catholics, we have to be like rabbits, but. and the pope clarified his remarks concerning the attack on the french newspaper "charlie hebdo". the pope said he was not justifying violence when he said if a friend cursed his mother he could expect a punch.
francis says violence contradicts church teachings. the pope says if practice people must be prudent. this is not enough to needlessly provoke others unless they want a harsh response. lauren. >> don champion here in new york. thanks. the eastern half of the country is in for a new round of winter weather. snow will spread into the great lakes in mississippi valley tuesday. the system is expected to move into the ohio valley mid-atlantic and northeast on wednesday. heart stopping video from i-95 in new jersey on sunday. he was stopped behind a tractor-trailer that had spun out on the icy roadway. then he turns to see another 18-wheeler barreling towards him. the rick's driver barely steers clear, smashing over the center divider before jackknifeing and coming to a stop. hours after helping the patriots wrap up the afc championship this wilfork performed heroics off the field.
the defensive tackle pulled a woman from a flipped vehicle on his way home from sunday's game. >> we were just trying to stay poised in certain situations. and i'm pretty sure she was kind of scared. so the last thing i wanted to do is have her panic and that's the first time i told her, i said "don't panic, i'm get you out of here." >> the driver stuck inside mary ellen brooks was a patriots fan home from the game. brooks was charged with drunk driving. it appears not all members was up to good deeds on sunday. the team is under investigation by the nfl for what is being called deflate-gate in their playoff victory. first, dangerous rides. bikers take over the streets of miami. this is the "cbs morning news." miami. this is the cbs""cbs morning news." ." ra giving me new perspective.
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and my poor little children will live from a nation that one day will not be judged by the color of tear skin. >> washington, d.c. 5th graders re-enacted the "i have a dream" speech. they were among millions of americans across the country celebrating his life and legacy. hundreds of people gathered monday at the martin luther king, jr. memorial on the national mall. they held a ceremony to place a wreath at the base of the stature honoring the civil rights leader. in ferguson missouri protesters gathered to call attention to the death of michael brown. dozens demonstrated at the site where the unarmed black teen was killed by a white police officer in august. a motorized celebration brought chaos to miami-area streets monday. police were powerless to stop it. travell eiland of our miami station wfor reports. >> reporter: the rumble of the tail pipes have taken over the streets of miami dade county. droves of people on atvs and
dirt bikes are flooding south florida to celebrate the dr. martin luther king, jr. holiday. the tricks and high speed wheelies are a part of the annual event that attracts bikers from all across the opportunity. >> we going to one-hand. we going to step on our seats. run every light there is to run. >> reporter: but that's creating enthusiastic headaches for drivers is there they need to cut it out, man. >> reporter: it caused a phone line at police dispatch to ring with complaining motorists. our cameras were rolling as some bikers drove down the wrong side of the street, crossed on to medians and popped up on to one wheel while speeding down the interstate, all evading the cops. >> they just celebrating. we don't mean no harm don't mean to cause no pressure. we just out here celebrating martin luther king, jr. birthday. >> reporter: a celebration that could be putting people's lives at risk. >> it's not safe. >> reporter: it's illegal to ride atvs and dirt bikes on city
streets. officers say at least three cashes are the result of drivers and three bikers have been arrested. law enforcement officers are aware of the situation. a highway spokesperson says they try to pull over people and do traffic stops. but the bioticers pull off. >> those that have no respect. no respect for the, what we have not for. they fear purchase seeing would endanger more lives. miami-dade police have some intersections blocked off for motorists. they say they are not ignoring the illegal activity on the road and end up taking special precautions to make sure no other lives are at risk. in message, travell eiland "cbs news." straight ahead, birthday party bummer. a little boy gets a surprise bill after missing a french birthday party. details in "moneywatch."
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>> reporter: good morning, a gloomy report this morning from the international monetary fund. it lowered its global economic forecast for this year and next but the imf raised the projected growth for the u.s. economy. the u.s. is the only major economy since seeing upward revisions. wall street is rebounding after a tough week. the dow lost 230 points last week t. s&p finished 25 points lower and the nasdaq lost 70 points. the world's economic forum is under way in davos, switzerland. it was the gathering of the world's financial and political elites at the swiss resort. 2500 participants are expected. they discuss the pressing issues facing the world, including the economy, environment, health and politics. at da haves, oxfam issued a report on global wealth. the bottom line the rich are getting richer. according to oxfam, the richest 1% of the world's population will own more than half of the world's wealth by 2016.
last year the share of global wealth among the world's richest people rose to 48%, up from 44% in 2009. the online retail giant amazon is going hollywood. amazon studios will begin producing and acquiring original movies for release in theaters and video streaming. amazon wants to produce 12 movies a year to release. it already has developed a slate of tv series. lauren a family in britain got a no-show bill because their 5-year-old son didn't attend another child's birthday party. the bill for $24 was put in alex far's toolbag. his father derek nash said they had originally accepted the invitation realized they had conflicting plans and didn't know how to reach the ought family t. birthday boy's mother says the concontact details were on the invitation. far has no plans to play. he is told he is being taken to
small claims court. lauren. >> all right jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. thank you. when we return, a controversy lets the air out of a championship game victory. the national football league investigates whether the new england patriots tried to gain an edge on sunday by deflating balls used in the game. and trying to leap over five people is no slam dunk. this is the "cbs morning news." when you don't get enough sleep... and your body aches... you're not yourself. tylenol® pm relieves pain and helps you fall fast asleep and stay asleep. we give you a better night. you're a better you all day. tylenol®.
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advantage. brian webb reports this would fought be the first time new england has tried to gain an edge by breaking the rules. >> and he dives under for the touchdown. >> reporter: based on tear win sunday in the championship game the new england patriots are going to the super bowl but the nfl wants to flow if it was thanks, to their playbook or something else. the leak is investigating whether footballs used by the patriots were under inflated something that can make them easier to catch, especially in bad weather. >> if something is noticed, it's not unheard of for a ball to be removed and tested during the week for whatever issue there was. >> reporter: patriot quarterback tom brady is fought worried. >> i think i heard it all at this point. oh, god, that's the last of my worries. how do you respond to stuff like this? >> reporter: his coach, bill belichick, told a reporter the allegation was news to him.
>> you think patriots use deflated footballs? >> that's what i said, i heard it first thing this morning. >> reporter: in 2007, they videotaped the fork jets side line hand signals. the team was heavily fined and lost a 1st round draft pick. there is no word on when the nfl might complete its investigation. the patriots will next tackle the seattle seahawks on february 1st. brian webb "cbs news," new york. lindsey vonn is now the most decorated skier of all time. she had a record breaking 63rd world cup victory. tiger woods was there to surprise her. he lost a tooth when a tv photographer hit him in the mouth with a camera. duke coach mike krzyzewski is one win away from victory.
last night blue devils won and gave coach k 9 fine career wins. if duke knocks off st. john's this weekend, he will become the first coach in history to reach 1,000 criticvictories. the hawks beat detroit. atlanta has won 13 straight games, one shy of the team record. and here are some not so hot who play a participant in the chinese basketball slam dunk contest tries to soar over five people lined up under the rim. as you saw there, it doesn't go as planned. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," a big battle over the oscar nominated blockbuster "american sniper." i'm lauren lyster. this is the "cbs morning news". >> lyster. this is "cbs morning news."
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of bayer university people are hard at work standing arnold. when the building owned a year-and-a-half ago, people like kim mills were told tear desks would be adjusted to sit or stand. your first reaction when you heard about this was? >> interesting. a nice deck the company is giving us, i really don't have any interest in trying it. >> reporter: and now? >> i wouldn't want to give it up. >> reporter: how does it make you feel better? >> my energy level is more consistent throughout the day. i don't have those ups and downs when i was sedentary. >> reporter: in a review by the and also of medicine, they found sitting for prolonged periods of time increased cardio vascular disease and cancer 13% and nearly doubled the risk of diabetes. the double whammy of prolonged sitting and no excercise increases the early death by 40%. with regular exercise that increased risk fell to about 10%. >> how do we get people off
their duffs and have physical activity? >> we know when you sit, you increase your insulin resis dance. what that means is you don't take the sugar that's in your blood and mover it into your cells as well. >> reporter: he is a passionate believerer in staying active. he holmes his meetings while walking. his standing desk includes a treadmill. >> the human body is this wonderful thing where we get to postpone or diminishes disease by getting out of our care once every half hour. >> reporter: one of the authors of the study says risk begins and increases sitting four hours or more in a 12-hour day, increases the longer you sit. one tip he offerstial monitor how much you spend sitting. reduce eight little each week. for example, stand or exercise during the next special. dr. jon lapook, cbs news fork. coming up on "cbs this
be careful. >> go slow. >> take your time. yes. good morning. there you go. it's tuesday, january 20th. i'm michelle griego. i think your hands wouldn't work. >> hi everyone, i'm frank mallicoat. it's tuesday, it's 4 against 30. so foggy this morning coming over the bay bridge when you get into the tunnel at treasure island it's foggy in the tunnel. >> you couldn't even see the approach to the tunnel right? i called the national weather service this morning. it's very difficult for them to see the fog underneath the high level clouds. i gave them a call and said you might want to start thinking about the dense fog advisory. the current air temperatures in the 40s and 50s. later today, with the bright sunshine, just a couple degrees warmer than yesterday. we'll talk about that full seven day forecast straight ahead. yeah no surprise. chp issued their own dense fog advisories for just about every bridge in the bay area and it's difficult to see which one we're looking at. this time we're looking at the san mateo bridge. where despite the fog not too many accidents out the door. so you know be extra careful driving on the