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it's tuesday, november 3rd, 20 vane. this is the "cbs morning news." more questions about the plane crash that killed 224 people in egypt. officials are at odds over what might have brought the russian jetliner down. facing pressure over a fierce work place, amazon becomes the latest tech giant to offer generous benefits to employees who are new parents. and an incident on board a spirit airlines plane has a group of passengers claiming they were discriminated against because they are black.
good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at "cbs news" headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, this morning, it is still unclear what caused that russian jet line tore crash in egypt last weekend. cbs news has learned that a u.s. satellite detected a heat flash over the sci-fi peninsula at the same time the jet broke apart in midair on saturday. all 224 people on board were killed in the crash. the bodies of more victims were returned to russia this morning. tina krauss is in london with the latest. tina, good morning. >> reporter: anne-marie, a senior official at the russian airline blames an external influence for the crash, ruling out pilot error or technical issues. the debris has sprea across nearly 8 square miles of the sinai peninsula. top aviation officials say that indicates the jet broke up in midair but says it's too soon to
say what caused the crash. the airbus was en route to the red sea resort of sharm el-sheikh to st. petersburg when contact was lost. it was in the air just 23 minutes. experts have not ruled out a bomb the director of u.s. intelligence says it is unlikely terrorists are to blame. but he wouldn't rule it out? >> we don't have any direct evidence of any terrorist involvement yet. >> reporter: most of those on board were russian, many of them children. data from that u.s. satellite is still being analyzed. again, one possibility is a bomb on board, but an explosion in an engine or a fuel tank caused by mechanical failure is also possible. investigators are also taking a close look at the plane's tail, which was damaged during a landing 14 years ago. so for now, anne-marie, there are lots of questions, but very few answers. >> tina krauss in london.
thank you very much. president obama says he's fought breaking his no boots on the ground promise by deploying dozens of u.s. special forces in syria to advise forces fighting isis rebels. the white house announced the troop's mission would be to train, advise and assist. up to 50 troops would be involved. the president told nbc news the troops won't be fighting in syria the way they did in iraq. >> we have run special ops already and really, this is just the extension of what we are continuing to do. we are not putting u.s. troops on the front leans fighting firefights with isim. >> last month the first u.s. soldier died during a raid to free isis-held prisoners in iraq. well, the company that wants to build the controversial keystone xl pipeline wants them to hold off on the project. the oil pipeline would travel
from canada to the gulf coast. transcanada says it is still negotiating with the state of nebraska, where it is facing several legal challenges. opponents say the pipeline is an environmental hazard. support, say it would improve america's energy security. and now to presidential politics a. just released poll shows ben carson surge ahead of donald trump in the race for the gop nomination. meanwhile, efforts to have more control over the debate processtime seem cob falling apart. good morning, don. >> good morning, anne-marie, given all the action on the campaign trail, it's hard to believe the presidential election is still a year. on the republican side, ben carson appears to be building on his national lead over his opponents. meanwhile, president obama took time to poke fun at republicans who won his job last night. >> reporter: republican front runner ben carson continues to ride a wave of support. a new nbc news-"wall street
journal" poll shows the former neurosurgeon holding on to his lead among gop contenders, pulling ahead of rival donald trump by six points. >> i think people are looking for some truth. some honesty, integrity. >> reporter: the latest efforts come from some gop campaigns to control future debate loses steam, several candidates, including trump, say they will not sign on to a joint gop letter. >> they can't handle a bunch of cnbc moderators. >> reporter: president obama poked fun at republican contenders monday for their debate debate. >> if you can't hand him those guys, you know, then i don't think the chinese and the russians are going to be too worried about you. >> reporter: one candidate who continues benefiting from the last debate is marco rubio. new numbers show the florida senator in 3rd place above gop contenders, ahead of his former mentor, jeb bush. >> i'm not frustrated about him.
he's a great guy, a good friend, a gifted politician. >> reporter: rubio has also overtaken bush in the key state of new hampshire. both candidates are expected to campaign there tomorrow. and still struggling in the polls, jeb bush rolled out a new slogan monday saying jeb can fix it. he hopes the voters will see if he's the person that can bring change to walk. the next republican debate will be held next tuesday. anne-marie. >> don champion in new york. thank you, dornl. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will talk about the simpblg and gop efforts to have more control over the debates with face the nation moderator and cbs political daekor john dickerson. hillary clinton was in chicago yesterday for a series of fund raisers. during one she met with the families of gun violence victims, including the mothers of trayvon martin, michael brown and tamir rice. all were black youth shot and
killed in high profile cases. the key man involved in getting saddam hussein died this morning. ahmed chalabi provided intelligence indicating iraq had weapons of mass destruction. >> that turned out to be false. he was 71-years-old. a storm is delivering an early taste of winter to northern california. the cold front moving in from the pacific northwest is bringing much needed precipitation to the drought stricken region. the system dropped up to a foot of snow in parts of the sierra, nevada. drivers were forced to use chains or snow tires on mountain highways around lake tahoe. heavy streets and snarled commuters, crews cleared out clogged storm drains t. storm triggered a passive pileup. about 20 cars were involved in the chain reactionful several people suffered minor injuries, police blamed poor visibility.
parts of the southeast face the threat of more heavy rain and severe weather. new downpours could bring flooding to the carolinas. cars sent up plumes of water monday as they drove throughed intoed roadways, strong winds damaged highway signs, flooding forced the closure of low lying streets as water streamed across the pavement. an update on the e. coli update linked to restaurants in the pacific northwest. traces of the e. coli, 22 confirmed cases, more people are being tested in washington state. two of the people who have become ill told investigators they don't remember eating at chipotle. 43 chipotles in washington and oregon have been closed. coming up on the morning news, now, new benefits for, work dads, at amazon, get paid to spend time with newborns, later
[ music playing ] >> singer adele can say hello to the record books. her new release in the first-ever song is the first ever song, rather, to sell a million euan loads in just one week. fans bought more than 1.1 million digital copies t. intar album comes out november 20th. on the cbs moneywatch, cbs revives a new interprides for star trek fans and amazon offers new perks for dads. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> reporter: good morning, e-commerce amazon is adding maternity leave for new fathers will get six weeks paid
maternity leave t. "wall street journal" reports this is the first time amazon offered paid time off for new fathers and birth mothers will now get 20 weeks of paid maternity leave, including four weeks before the baby is born. and this morning, amazon is opening its first book store. the store amazon books is located in a seattle shopping center. it's stocked with about 6,000 title, including amazon.com customer favorites. the do you rose 165 points yesterday. the s&p finished 24 hour points higher t. nasdaq rose 73 points. the volkswagon emissions cheating scandal is growing. the u.s. government says volkswagon cheated for second time installing software that tricks emission tests on its cars with larger six cylinder diesel engines, including some porsche and audi models. volkswagon denies the charge and says it will cooperate with the e. previously, they were charged
with installing the software on four cylinder engines in smaller cars. google says it plans to start delivering packages by drone in 2017. google is in talks with the faa about settleing up an air traffic control system for the drones. the faa is supposed to have drones fly at lower than 500 feet keeping them away from most commercial aircraft. and star trek is boldly going before it never went before. a brand-new edition of the themed tv franchise will arrive in january 20p 16. it costs $5.99 a month. one preview episode will a air for free on the broadcast. no karcasts or story details. >> jill wagner, thanks a lot.
in. question have a problem with the flight . >> cell phone video captures an incident inside a spirit airlines jet before takeoff monday from los angeles. passengers say there was confusion over a double booked seat. a flight attendants called police who escorted several african-american passengers from the flight. >> it was more than just us having a conversation. why is it that six black people get kicked off the plane? >> those passengers say that they were singled out by white flight attendants because of the color of their skin. no one was charged. spirit didn't address that charge in a brief statement provided to "cbs news" the airline says, quote, four passengers became unruly and were causing trouble with other passengers, flight crew asked them to stop. when they did not, law enforcement was called, they were removed from the flight. outrage over a $43 million gas station and punishment for a passenger who assaulted an uber
driver. those are some of the headlines on the morning news stand. the times of london reports on new details in the scandal arrest. the vatican says pope francis personally approved the two arrests over the weekend. a high ranking priest and a member of a papal reform panel are accused of leaking confidential documents. a new book relying on those documents, reveals vatican mismanagement and resistance to reform efforts. the chicago tribune reports house speaker paul ryan ordered the former speaker dennis hastert removed from outside the house chamber. hastert served as republican speaker from 1999 to 2007. he pleaded guilty last week to violating banks laws in a scheme to hide misconduct decades ago in a town where he was a high school wrestling coach. usa today reports a u.s.-funded natural gas billing station in afghanistan described as uses will cost 86 times what it should have.
a pentagon review found the u.s. paid $43 million for it. a similar natural gas station in neighboring pakistan cost just $500,000. a los angeles "time requests reports the uber passenger assaulting a driver has lost his job. taco bell says they fired executive benjamin golden monday. he worked as a marking manager for the company based in orange county. dash-cam video shows a violent incident last friday t. driver says he was beaten after asking golden to get out of his car. up next, stadium protests. two men repelled from the upper deck and unfurl a banner during the panthers-colts game and against the odds, the man who bet on the royals and came up with a huge win.
san francisco police hope ts new surveillance video willd to the arrest of an accused killer.. what we're learning about the man they may be looking for. and-- a major shakeup for t struggling 49ers.. a big trade... and a big change at quarterback.. we have the details. join us for kpix 5 news this morning... beginning at 4:3 good mor,,,,
in here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. in well, it was a great and surprising season for the new york mets came to an excruciating, at least the mets come to rest and have time to do some of the stuff they weren't able to do during the world series like field a groundsball. >> yeah, definitely heart break for new york mets fans, today is a day to celebrate if you were rooting for royals. the world series winners return to kansas city monday with the commissioner's trophy and today they'll throw one of the biggest parties in the city's history with a massive pride. at least 200,000 are celebrating the team's first championship since 1985 and one royals fan has two.5 million reasons to celebrate. a professional gambleer going by the name of vegas dave placed
$100,000 on kansas city to win the world series in april t. payout was $2.5 million buckles a. wild and sometimes bizarre end to the nfl eighth week in action. meeting on a rain soaked field in charlotte t. colting trailing in the fourth quarter. they stage a comeback. they tried the game, thanks, to two andrew luck touchdown passes and a last second field goal t. colts take the lead in overtime. luck throws his 3rd interception of the game setting up the winning field goal, carolina improves to 7 and o with a 29 to 26 win. take a look at this, during the game, two protestors repelled down from a balcony, unfurled a sign, calling bank of many earthquake to cut ties with dominion. four people were arrested. coming up, football hall of famer jerry rice. i'm anne-marie green.
if you have eaten in a restaurant lately, it might have been a challenge to carry on conversation amid the noise and music. now some places are using new designs to bring down the volume. jill wagner reports from new york city. >> at many restaurants these days, entrees are dished out with a side of decibels, open kitchens, hard surfaces at close quarters have created a lively atmosphere. it can also be hard to have a conversation. earlier this year, cbs feuds found some restaurants are keep decibel levels similar to city traffic or even a jack hammer. but at ocean prime in new york. general manager zach montgomery is dialing down the noise. >> we want our restaurants to be
live and energetic. yet at the same time you and i can sit here and have a conversation. >> reporter: ocean prime built this new restaurant with sound in mind. >> it's not only the loud ness that's the problem. it's the echos and reverb racing, that's where you get to the point where you can't hear yourself think. >> reporter: they brought in greg america el who brought in vinyl in the ceiling to absorb sound a. glass wall in the kitchen allows it to be seen fought heard. padding on the walls keep conversations quiet. >> so this pading is behind all that fabric? >> that's right. here you can see, you can push on it. it's soft. it absorbs the sound. >> reporter: america el says many restaurants are making similar changes to adjust the acoustics. they put underpadding to suck if sound. >> clients are more cognizant of it. >> ocean prime uses music to give the restaurant a lively feel. the design allows customers to dine without the dim. jill wagner, "cbs news," new
york. >> i like it. coming up on your local news on "cbs this morning," a look at how including calorie count on restaurant chain menus can lead to healthier "options action". plus a trend in wedding vows, how friends, not religious leaders are helping couples say "i do." >> today, their lives, which began on separate paths, will be joined as one. >> reporter: what do you think you can bring that a religious figure can't? >> i think i can connect the dots between patrick and megan and how they evolved this relationship. you started this journey twoers years ago. >> i think it makes for a better ceremony. >> football hall of famer jerry rice joins us on studio 57. finally this morning, foo fighters are kicking off tear european tour today in a small italian city that pulled off a pretty big feat
[ music playing ] . back in july, a thousand musicians gathered to perform the band's hit song "learning to fly." they wanted to show how much they are loved in that part of the world and to get the band to play there, it worked. it caught the eye of front plan david wuerl who called the video one of the beautiful experiences of his life t.foo faters saik take the stage tonight. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." thanks for watching. zblrnlgs . ,,,,
bridge. yesterday it was mighty damp, today a little drizzle. >> good morning, i'm anne makovec. michelle who is the morning off. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. >> much calmer day weather- wise. >> you know the big difference out the door, it's chilly out there. have you noticed? >> better sleeping weather. go back to bet. >> thank you for joining us. this is what greets you out the door this morning. upper 40s in santa rosa and i bet that temperature drops 3 or 4 degrees before all is said and done. 40s in the tri-valley. this is the coolest morning to the east, bright sunshine everybody under 70. i got your full forecast coming up shortly but first good morning to gianna. >> good morning. very quiet start to the roadways. unlike yesterday, which was very busy but quiet no accidents to report right now. just some roadwork southbound 880 between 23 and 29 until 6:00. a crash clearing west 980 at