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hostage swap. isis issues a new deadline for the release of an iraqi woman held in jordan. new england digs out from a historic snowstorm but two new weather systems pose a threat tomorrow and over the weekend. and auto safety. a just released report finds the rate of deaths is down, but some car+z n captioning funded by cbs captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, january 29th, 2015. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. this morning isis has set a new deadline for jordan to hand over a prisoner in a swap. the message gives jordan until later this morning to free a woman involved in a 2005 terror
attack in exchange for a captured jordanian pilot. the fate of a japanese journalist also being held is not clear at this time. jordan's willingness to make the deal with isis puts it at odds with u.s. policy. susan mcginnis is in washington. susan, good morning. >> anne-marie, good morning. the u.s. policy, of course, being that u.s. does not make concessions to terrorists. the state department says it will not interfere with the prisoner exchange as long as it complies with international law. we may very well see by sunset in jordan -- that is the deadline around 10 a.m. eastern time -- a prisoner swap with isis terrorists. a sunset deadline has been set !!ñ by isis in the prisoner swap negotiations involving the lives of japanese journalist kenji goto and a fighter pilot. the pilot was fighter plane crashed in syria during a bombing raid last month.
the freelance journalist was captured in syria last year. the islamic state released a chilling new voice last night, in it a voice said to be japanese hostage kenji goto explained what will happen if jordan fails to release the female prisoner sajida al rasha wi. she's a death row prisoner caught after failing to dead nate a suicide bomb in 2005. the unprecedented prisoner swap puts jordan at odds with longstanding u.s. policy. >> we don't make concessions to terrorists. that is our policy. every country has the ability and the right to make decisions -- >> okay. >> -- obviously within the realm of what is acceptable by international law. >> in japan they analyzed it and met to discuss it.
the chief cabinet said there is a high probability that this is the voice of mr. goto. the u.s. is reportedly struggling to explain, u.s. officials, how this is any different from that exchange was made of five taliban commanders for u.s. army sergeant bowe bergdahl. now, the pentagon reportedly calls this a completely different situation. they say bergdahl was a soldier held in the capacity as a prisoner of war and this was not a hostage situation. anne-marie? >> susan mcginnis in washington. thanks a lot, susan. well, more snow is on the way for new england. schools in boston are closed again today as residents dig out from 2 feet or more of snow this week. many cars are buried to the roof. shovelers worked to open sidewalks while firefighters are clearingnw 12,000 highydranthydrants. for residents in some coastal communities, the storm damage is lasting. kris van cleave is in marshfield, massachusetts. >> reporter: crews are clearing out debris in marshfield, massachusetts.
oceanfront homes in a small town took a beating when the waves took out an 80-foot section of seawall. >> it's crazy, the forces of the ocean. you can't fight back water. >> reporter: a man broke his nose and needed stitches when the waves crashed through his door, but he's feeling fortunate. >> i could have gotten knocked out, you know what i mean? it could have been the end of.z me. >> reporter: coastal towns of nantucket were hit hard. powerful winds, huge waves, and storm surge left behind the kind of damage you usually see in a hurricane. the storm made a huge mess of wires. that means the utility companies as well as the cable companies are out making repairs. >> the last report we got from utilities is we're down to os:8 around 10,000 or 11,000 customers without power. >> reporter: in boston and surrounding areas, many are dealing with massive amounts of snow. >> it's a good snow. you know 30 inches that's a lot.
the wind, that's a big deal. >> reporter: but there is no snow on the line of the boston marathon. someone made shoveling that a top priority. kris van cleave,çc cbs news massachusetts. meteorologist eric fisher of our boston station wbz has the forecast. >> next is a clipper moving through the great lakes as we head to today through the northeast, tonight into friday morning. this is not nearly as big as the storm as the last one but it will wrap uf off the coast of maine, and that's going to put down additional snow. phase one moving tlurs into friday morning. then as we head into friday night and saturday morning another 3 to 6. plus a lot of wind, blowing and drifting snow and really cold temperatures to kick off the weekend. then the next storm we're tracking senior for sunday night into monday. it looks like this one may come
up off the south of new england and new york city enanning more snow. there's nowhere to put this snow. this is one to watch over the next couple of days. more warm air across the midwest and bitter cold moveing to the east as we kick off february. i'm eric fisher for cbs news.ró a senate confirmation hearing is continuing this morning for president obama's choice for next attorney general. loretta lynch faced tough but plight questioning on wednesday. craig boswell is on capitol hill. >> let me stipulate. you're not eric holder, are you? >> no, i'm not sure. >> reporter: republicans pressed loretta lynch. she was asked whether she shares the policies of her predecessor. they spent a good deal of time quizzing her on president obama's policies starting with immigration. >> do you believe the executive action started by president obama on november 20th is legal and constitutional. >> as i read the opinion, i
believe it is. >> this is very troubling to me. >> reporter: lynch defended the president's actions deplaying the deportation of millions of workers but did so with a caveat. >> i think the citizenship is a privilege. certainly it's a right for those of us born here. cl i think it's a privilege that has to be earned. >> reporter: lynch came to the hearing with her own list of issues that would top her agenda including healing tensions between minorityies and law enforcement. >> we're all in this together and the concerns of law enforcement, safe society, free society are the exact same concerns of every resident of every community. >> the 55-year-old top federal prosecutor for parts of new york and long island also wants to vigorously pursue cyber criminals and pledge better wins confirmation as attorney general. craig boswell, cbs news, capitol hill. safety investigators say they've got a pretty clear picture of the last moments on board airasia flight 8501.
the black boxes show the french first officer was at the controls prior to the accident. the captain was monitoring. they have not pinpointed the exact cause of the crash that killed all 162 people aboard. so far only 70 bodies have been recovered. and the border between lebanon and israel is quiet this morning. an exchange of fire wednesday killed two israeli soldiers and a spanish peacekeeper and stoked fears of a broader conflict. missiles fired by the militant group hezbollah also wounded seven israeli soldiers. this morning israel has sent a message they're backing away from further violence. and despite the economic recovery, a census shows more children rely on food stamps for their meals. the census bureau says 16 million americans were on food stamps. that's one in five in this country and the highest level since 2008. the children's defense fund says
among industrialized countries, only remania has a higher level of child poverty than the u.s. on the "cbs moneywatch" now, the fed's first comment of the year and white castle bets big in vegas. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning, anne-marie. the federal reserve promises to remain patient about raising the interest rate. in a statement on wednesday the central bank says it remains on tract with its plan to raise interest rates later this year. it says the economy is expanding at a solid pace and inflation is at below the 2% margin. the comments sent stocks lower. tokyo's nikkei dropped 1%. hong kong's hang seng also fell 1%. here on wall street today investors are waiting for earnings reports from google and some energy companies. the dow dropped 195 points the s&p dropped 27
nasdaq dropped 43. amazon announced that its new service called work mail would deliver electronic mail to its company's in-mail. it would put it in direct competition with microsoft for part of the market. godaddy pulled its ad from super bowl sunday night.vç it featured a cute puppy separated from its family. it caused an uproar, the owners were happy to see it only because they just sold it on a website. animal rights activists are angry the commercial jokes about puppy mills. and las vegas has plenty of fancy restaurant options, but when the first white castle burger joint opened on the strip yesterday, it was mobbed. some people lined up for two hours. white castle quickly sold out of its famous sliders. the 24-hour location had to close for two hours to restock. anne-marie? >> confession, i've never had one of their burgers. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. thanks a lot, jill. coming up on the "morning
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related to a secondary hood latch.>6 a new report says cars are safer now than they were a few years ago. overall rates of deadly accidents are down but some cars pose a significantly higher risk. danielle nottingham reporting. pz el cars offer greater safety for >> reporter: late-model cars offer greater safety for cars than ever before. that's according to the insurance institute for highway safety. a new iihs report says the chances of dying in a late-model vehicle in 2011 fell by 41% compared to late-model vehicles in 2008. adrian lund is the group's president. >> largely it's because vehicles are improving. >> reporter: in his report eight years ago no vehicle had zero driver deaths but niep different 2011 models have not had a single fatality and six of them are suvs. >> that's a real turnaround from a decade ago when suvs weren't the safest vehicle on the road because they had a tendency to roll over. >> reporter: that changed when suv makers installed electronic
stability control, increased seatbelt use, and more airbags have also helped. >> since the 1990 vehicle makers have madessdriver death rates their priority. >> reporter: the cars with the higher driver death rates. >> the dominant factor among the vehicles with the worst or highest death rate is that they tend to be the smaeflt vehicles on the road.ú& >> lund says new technology should reduce death rates further over the next few years. danielle nottingham, cbs news, los angeles. well, the measles outbreak is still spreading. so far at least 95 cases have been confirmed in eight states and mexico. california has 79 of the cases. 52 of them directly linked to disneyland. one case that was connected to the california outbreak has been confirmed in michigan. most of those infected were not vaccinated.
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in sports, kyrie irving put on a show as the cleveland cavaliers won their eighth straight game. it was a dazzling performance by irving who scored 55 prints.uó the crowd at quicken loans arena exploded when he broke a tie with seconds to go. lebron james sat out with a wrist injury. the cavs beat the portland trail blazers, 99-94. in atlanta the hawks won their 17th game in a row, a team record. paul millsap led atlanta with 21 points and 15 rebounds and al horford scored 21 points for atlanta which has won 31 of its last 33 games. atlanta beat new jersey, 113-102. in college groups grand had 23 points as eight ranked notre dame made two last-minute shots to beat duke. duke fell to 4-3 in the acc.
here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. a half century wait for justice is over in south carolina. the friendship 9 protesters went to jail in 1961 after ordering at a whites-only lunch counter. the surviving civil rights activists had their convictions thrown out yesterday. >> we cannot rewrite history, but we can right history. the defendants' convictions for trespassing in january of 1961
are vacated. null, void, and set aside. >> the judge who cleared their names is the nephew of the judge who originally convicted them, and the lawyer who represented them back in 1961 was by their side. there's going to be a new "air force one." yep, the president is getting an upgrade. the two boeing planes that the president currently uses are 25 years old and will reach the end of their 30-year service in 2017. now, the president's new plane will still be american made. it's a both 747 8. delivery in about five years. and in utah he's called an invaluable member of the police department. meet spot. the tiny terrier is a registered police dog. he doesn't have any policing skills. his main function is to boost morale and take the occasional nap. maybe more than occasional. morning," former super bowl mvp
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when president obama was in india he met with a fellow nobel peace prize winner who accepted the award in october. seth doane sat down with this remarkable man. >> reporter: getting a greeting like this is all thequ reward kalash satyarthi nieves for freeing these children from a life of savory. slavery. do you think these kids see you as a nobel peace prize winner? >> i don't think -- they see me as friend or brother or something like father. >> reporter: at his ashram or shelter in rajasthan, he tries to give these kids the childhood they missed. india has at least 4 million
child laborers. many were abandoned by parents unable to care for them or sold as cheap labor to farms. others work in factories, quarries, or small shops. who won the nobel prize, he asked. they reply, all of us kids. anywhere. >> anywhere. >> you speak english, good. >> reporter: this boy worked in a small grocery until he was rescued four years ago at age 9. >> children do it because they're free labor, and the adults are denied jobs because they can fight for their rights they cannot work long hours. >> reporter: satyarthi organized raids with local police but sometimes employers are tipped off and waiting for him armed. in @'l to free kids working for a circus. you say you had a gun to your head, literally? >> yeah. >> this is dangerous work freeing these kids. >> dangerous, but it's thrilling. it's an adventure.
>> why thrilling? >> it's thrilling because i know that somebody has to pay the cost for freedom. it does not come on a plate. so if i -- if not i, who else will do? >> reporter: in his no-frills new delhi office, he keeps count of how many children were rescue ed ed. you were plucked out of obscurity winning this nobel prize. >> they wanted to identify who is kalash satyarthi. >> reporter: he's wasted no time using his new found fame. he asks can the world call itself civilized as long as any children anywhere are enslaved. seth doane cbs news rajasthan, india. coming up on your "morning news" on "cbs this morning," dr.
david agus looks at#4 whether chemicals trigger menopause. and they want to pull a feature that might endanger cops. and we talk with former super bowl mvp drew brees about this sunday's big game. that is the "cbs morning news" for this thursday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
everyone is asleep. >> it is. it's thursday, january 29. i'm juliette goodrich in for michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 4:30 on the nose. and we're going to tell you why there's no one on the roads because it's early. >> you know what? i'm going to have people just hate on me in the north bay but i have to say we see more people at the bay bridge in the north bay which means they are harder workers in the east bay. >> don't hate on heard! >> nobody in the north bay heard me! >> we see a little more traffic. dublin-pleasanton especially, dublin cam is always socked in at this time. >> we're not socked in this time, only in portions of the north bay weather-wise. we have some stratus in the form of some fog in santa rosa at 39. otherwise it's cold in the north bay, 43 livermore. we are talking temperatures today topping off -- boy, look