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they will be. >> a warning. >> thank you. >> see you at noon. captions by: caption colorado firstname.lastname@example.org captioning funded by cbs good morning to our viewers in the west. it is december 9, 2015. donald trump doubles down on his worldwide condemnation of muslims despite the controversy among voters. plus, we'll travel to scotland to see how the power of waves could bring new energy to the world. but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. >> a 60-year-old woman was killed in southeast portland when a large tree crashed into a storm. >> a deadly storm drenches the pacific northwest. >> very impressive line of
storms continue landslides this morning causing delays. >> downpowers have triggered widespread flooding. are you a bigot? >> not at all. probably the least of anybody you've met. >> it's not constitutional to begin with. >> hateful rhetoric. >> he's an [ bleep ]. >> you know how you make america great again? tell donald trump to go to hell. french media says fouad mohamed-aggad was a third attacker at the bataclan. officials confirm to cbs news that farook got the money from the online loan company. an outbreak of noro virus in boston. several college students were sick after eating at the chipotle restaurant. >> what were your symptoms? >> severe stomach pain. and this battery-operated device exploded. >> holy cow.
the mystery is over. "time" magazine's person of the year is german chancellor angela merkel. and victoria secret dawning their angel wings. donald trump says he loves harrison ford as a tough as nails president. >> donald, it was a movie. not like this in real life. >> on "cbs this morning" -- >> the customs agent was going to ask him or her his religion? >> they would say, are you muslim? >> if they said, they would not be allowed in the country. >> that's correct. >> this is a fool-proof plan. because isis' one weakness is they can't tell a lie. >> this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota, let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." donald trump is facing worldwide
condemnation for saying muslims should be temporarily banned from entering the united states. but trump is defiant and hitting back. the republican presidential frontrunner tweeted last night, quote, wow, what a day. so many foolish people that refuse to acknowledge the a tremendous danger and uncertainty of certain people coming into u.s. >> the people trump called foolish include his presidential opponents, leaders of both parties and the press. major garrett is in washington where republican leaders are dreading what comes next. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. for weeks the republican party thought donald trump running for the white house that would drum up a win in 2016? well, this draws withering criticism from the right, the left and around the world for suggesting america ban muslims. the gop has found that having trump in the party can be a
nightmare, too. donald trump defended what many in his party consider indefensib indefensible? >> do you regret your ban on muslims, which some people think is un-american? >> not at all. we have to do the right thing. somebody in this country has to say the right thing. >> are you a bigot? >> not at all. probably the least of anybody you've ever met. >> reporter: the top republicans in congress who studiosly refuse to comment on the campaign came down hard on donald trump. >> this was not conservativism. what was proposed yesterday is not what this party stands for and more importantly it's not what this country stands for. >> this suggestion is completely and totally inconsistent with american values. >> reporter: ben carson and marco rubio joined the chorus. >> we do not discriminate on people based on religion. that's in the first amendment. >> this would violate the
constitution. >> reporter: ted cruz now surging in iowa refused to say if trump's plan violated the constitution. >> i disagree with the proposal, i like donald trump. a lot of our friends here have encouraged me to criticize and attack donald trump. i'm not interested in doing so. >> reporter: jeb bush was asked to promise not to back trump if he became the gop nominee. >> i can guarantee you donald trump is not going to be the nominee. >> reporter: white house press secretary josh earnest said trump and the gop are tied together unless trump's rivals refuse to support him as the nominee. the question now is about the rest of the republican party. and whether or not they're going to be dragging the dust and history with him. >> reporter: despite all this criticism, republicans in congress say they will still vote for trump if he becomes the gop nominee. in an interview with bloomberg, vice president joe biden called trump's ideas, quote, a dangerous brew and said if he is the republican nominee, hillary clinton wins in a walk. charlie? thank you, major.
john dickerson is with us along with our nancy cordes traveling the country covering the campaign. good morning. >> good morning. >> we'll start with you, john, does this simply deepen the people that will are sporting him, making him for fervent. or does it add more supporters in his campaign for the republican nomination. >> there's a core group of trump supporters we have seen unshakable. they support him and the more he gets involved in the controversy the tighter they cling to him, in part because the greatest thing they like about him is he says things others do not. he speaks the truth to them. sometimes he gets his facts wrong, that doesn't matter to them, to them he speaks a deeper truth. so he consolidates his support. we'll see if there's anything different in this case. it's going to wall him off in terms of his ability to get a larger share of the vote. he's got the trump voters but making himself that much more difficult to get any other kind of voter. >> nancy, can all the
republicans now in congress speaking out, can they stop donald trump. >> they can't. there's no war room somewhere where republican leaders or donors are hatching a plan to bring down donald trump. because everything they have tried has failed and they will say openly we are out of ideas. and this is a real problem for senate republicans. there are seven senate republicans who are up for re-elections in states that president obama won twice. and republicans really fear that if donald trump is the nominee, those seats are gone. >> is there any evidence so far it's hurting the republican party? >> yes. because republicans can't plan for running their re-election campaign. they know that if donald trump is at the top of the ticket, they're going to have to try in many ways to distance themselves from the nominee because he alienates hispanics and women. and so they are sort of in a holding pattern watching to see if he gets the nomination. and then they have to change-up their strategy. >> one data point that was not lost on donald trump was the new poll that 68% of his supporters would vote for him if he departed the gop and ran as an independent.
that's a real possibility. >> that core group that i'm talking about, very sticky voters. they stay with donald trump. and the challenge nancy was talking about with the senators running in the republican party and others was articulated in the memo leaked last week from the committee involved in trying to reelect the senators. own the within hand donald trump is a misguided missile and they worry about what is happening this week. he would say something outrageous and every republican has to say, do you agree we it or not. that was on the one hand. on the other hand, my gosh, he's tapping into an anger of a local of voter who is may not sign up with what he's saying but finally feel like here's something saying something with conviction. >> did he sign a pledge not to run as a third party? >> donald can get out of contracts. if you can get out of the constitution, you can get out of the contract you may have signed. >> republicans have lost five of the six presidential races in terms of the popular vote. we know you still get elected by electoral votes, but wasn't there an autopsy done by the republican national committee after the last election? and what did they find about what the next republican nominee
needs to do in order to win? >> well, they found that the next nominee needs to appeal to his panic voters. he needs to appeal to all minorities and create a bigger tent. they could not have anticipated that donald trump would wade into the race the way he did and sort of mess up their best laid plans. and the problem is it's driving all the contenders to the right because they are all going up against him. >> in the end, the thing would be for donald trump to lose the primary. >> which means they need an alternative. there are too many alternative candidates meaning the non-trump vote gets split. when you look at the alternatives, they have condemned him but nobody is coming out to speak loud and proud for the alternative world view. giving a long-strung speech that says here's why donald trump is wrong about american values, about the security situation. lindsey graham is the only one who has said more than a few condemning things, who articulates what the danger is of this. makes the alternative argument. you can't beat something with nothing. and there's no alternative out
there who is really being a strong advocate for their world view as donald trump is being a strong advocate for the world view. >> when it comes time to supporting the nominee, the question and answer seems to be question. >> the answer absolutely is yes no matter how many bad things they say they would support him as the nominee. thank you very much. a group of voters was brought to studio 57. we'll hear what they said and why so many people responded and how they respond to trump's ideas. that's ahead on "cbs this morning." investigators say there are no signs of san bernardino shooters belonging to a larger terror cell. loretta lynch revealed that new information this morning. the fbi is still tracking what syed farook and his wife were doing before the shooting that left 14 people dead. carter is outside in san
bernardino with more. >> reporter: the two may have been radicalized for some time and farook took out a large loan before the attack and the couple may have planned to use that money to take care of the daughter they left behind. before killing 14 people at a holiday party last week, syed farook received a loan from online lender prosper and investigators are now trying to follow the money. they are also questioning enrique marques, a long-time friend of farook's who purchased the rifles in the attack. he could face charges for his involvement. his family had no comment tuesday. >> can we talk with you a moment? >> reporter: it's also unclear if farook's mother knew about the pending attack. last week fbi agents seized several items after searching their black lexus found in front of the apartment shared by the couple. for the first time we're getting a look inside the room where the two shooters opened fire. this newly-released photo shows
julie swan faez receiving an award just before the attack. faez was shot twice in the pelvis but survived and now more than a dozen first responders are sharing their stories. >> i don't feel like a hero whatsoever. >> reporter: detective george lozano was captured on video leading the survivors to safety. >> there was a female there with a small child, maybe an 8-year-old little boy, that was just terrified. and i said what i said. i'll take a bullet before you, that's for damn sure. just be cool, okay? >> did you feel exposed? did you feel like when you open that door that shooter could be on the other end? >> yes, sir. >> reporter: nicholas was one of the two officers shot in the thigh in the final confrontation with the killers. he left his vehicle to pull another officer to safety. >> when i left the male was already down on the street. i didn't know who was in the back of the car shooting at us
but could hear rifle fire coming out of the car. >> reporter: so now you know that was taj firing at you. >> i do now. >> reporter: this shows the attacker's suv at a local shopping mall the day before the attack. it's unclear what they were planning to do there. as for the inland regional center behind me, two of the buildings are going to stay closed at least until the end of the year. the building where the attack happened could remain closed indefinitely. >> thanks, carter. republicans and democrats on capitol hill are backing new limits for america's visa waiver program. this allows travelers from 38 countries to enter the united states without a visa. they can only stay for 90 days or less. the house voted overwhelmingly on tuesday to deny a waiver to anyone who has traveled to iraq or syria in the previous five years. those travelers can enter the united states but they need a visa. lawmakers say it closes a loophole in the law. the senate has not yet scheduled a vote. this morning french police have identified the blast of the terror suspects who murdered 89
people at a paris concert hall. french news organizations are showing a picture of fouad mohamed-aggad killed during the bataclan attacks. he was a french syrian. two other suspects are unidentified nearly a month later. one is still at large. new video shows russia's first ever cruise missile strikes in syria from a submarine. russia's military released the video showing the launches from the mediterranean and says the barrage destroyed targets in raqqah. they are hitting much more syrian groups than isis. more powerful storms in oregon and washington caused mudslides and forced the evacuations. a falling tree killed a woman inside her portland home. the rain is expected to intensify this week. ben tracy is in kalama, washington, near portland. ben, good morning.
>> reporter: good morning. when the sun comes up in about 20 minutes it will be more obvious why they declared a flood emergency here as far as you can see down here, the streets are covered in several inches of water. this is the town hall of the city over here. you have the telephone company, the water goes right up to the doors. and this is just one part of the pacific northwest that is dealing with record rainfall. overnight heavy rains pounded the pacific northwest. in kalama, washington, severe flooding left much of the city under water triggering landslides and forcing several rescues. >> a lot of the houses had water rushing from the hills and the cars were almost tire deep. >> about 3:30 it started really raining and didn't take long for things to fill up. >> we have serious problems here. >> reporter: a landslide in portland pushed trees and mud towards cars and forced a closure of highway 30. the relentless rainfall sent rivers and creeks surging above flood levels. it opened up this massive
sinkhole in gresham and wind gusts as strong as 40 miles per hour toppled trees. >> all of a sudden i heard a big whoosh come down and next thing i know we have a tree down. i'm just waiting for more to go tonight. >> reporter: even in a part of the country used to seeing rain, the amount of wet weather drenching portland this week has set records. and it's likely to get worse in the coming days. we found these homeowners filling sandbags preparing for the next round of storms. what do you make of so much rain in so little time? >> i was saying yesterday it's probably a 100-year rain event, maybe longer than that. >> reporter: the storms are being caused by what is called an atmospheric river where the jet dream parks its over one area and hits it with storm after storm after storm and there is more rain in the forecast today. >> ben, thank you so much. record rainfall in south florida shut down one of the region's biggest attractions. zoo miami has been closed since saturday. storms flooded many motes used
as barriers between animals and visitors and that's dangerous because animals like tigers and lions could swim across. the zoo says all of its animals are safe and not in danger. health officials say the norovirus is likely to blame for the latest illness outbreak at chipotle. boston college says 80 students became sick after eating at a restaurant near campus. the chain is recovering from an earlier e. coli outbreak in theest with. since then the shares have tanked down nearly 25% since october. anna warner is at the chipotle in the brighton section. >> reporter: good morning. we are in a local shopping area and this chipotle restaurant is very popular with students. but boston college officials say in recent days some 80 students have come to the health services department complaining of illness and all of them said that they ate here over the weekend. boston college says students
showed up by the dozens at a campus health center this week to say they were sick. that included several members of the men's basketball team who said they, too, had eaten at the popular chipotle near campus. >> you never think about it, you just go and want to get food on the weekend with your friends. >> reporter: this 18-year-old freshman ate there saturday and began to feel ill a day later. she'll be tested today. >> i've been having stomach problems, but like it's not that bad. and i just want to be safe. >> reporter: college health officials say students suffered symptoms including vomiting and diarrhea. the boston public health commission says early lab results indicate norovirus as the cause. the highly-contagious virus is contracted by up to 21 million americans each year. city health inspectors visited the chipotle location on monday and closed it temporarily citing it with three violences, including one for an employee who came to work sick which is against company policy. the news comes six weeks after an e. coli outbreak at the
restaurant chain. chipotle temporarily closed 43 of its restaurants in the pacific northwest. as of december 2nd, the cdc reported 52 chipotle-linked cases of e. coli in nine states. the chain says the instant in boston is unrelated. the company said there are no confirmed cases of e. coli connected to chipotle in massachusetts. chipotle said before this restaurant reopens, all the employees will be tested for the norovirus and this restaurant has passed previous inspections but say the recent results are not up to their standards. >> thank you so much, anna. rock star scott wiland's tragic battle with addiction needs a call to action,,
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♪ ahead, the shopping scare imposter. they say he's been going around grocery ss as a deputy. good morning. it's 7:26. i'm maria medina. police in san mateo are on the lookout for a sheriff's deputy imposter. they say he has been going around groceries stores posing as a deputy. a san francisco police commission meeting is in response to the killing of mario woods. ahead on "cbs this morning," last night, frank lunts hosted a focus group regarding donald trump. stay with us. traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,,,
transition ramp west 37 to south 101 involving a motorcycle. but very heavy traffic for that south 101 commute. it is backed up out of novato heading towards central san rafael. west 580 slow going all the way across the richmond/san rafael bridge. if you plan to make the 280 commute in san jose, there's that accident still in the clearing stages just before 880 blocking at least one lane of traffic. bay bridge toll plaza still crowded into the maze. here's roberta. >> it is definitely the calm before the storm. good morning, everyone. taking a look at our live hi- def doppler radar, we have the leading edge of the storm right there streaming across eureka all the way into garberville. some of these showers run in advance of the front a widely scattered shower anticipated today in the north bay. look at that, wow, our live weather camera cloudy and foggy. that's why we are so mild into the 50s right now. later today 60s everywhere. rain thursday and sunday. ,,,, i am totally blind.
♪ donald trump said yesterday that the united states should block all muslims from entering the country. he says all you'd have to do is remove this plaque from the statue of liberty and replace it with this. >> donald j. trump wants to ban every single person from the world's second largest religion from entering the united states of america. every doctor, every scientist, and even zane malik. you really want to make one direction fans mad? >> even former vice president dick cheney says the ban is against everything we stand for and believe in. and this is a guy who shot one of his -- >> i think "the daily news" you
see donald trump, people are saying this is an iconic headline. donald trump rip aping off the statue of liberty. >> it is what everybody is talking about. >> that's right. welcome back to "cbs this morning." we are about to hear strong and emotional reaction to voters from donald trump's controversial remarks. frank luntz is here. >> scott weiland's wife wants the singer to be remembered. an emotional message for all parents. u.s. news and world report says oil prices hit fresh lows and fell to their lowest price since 2009. this morning, aaa says the national average for a gallon o. that is down 64 cents from a year ago. "the new york times" reports
on merger talks between two of america's biggest and oldest chemical companies. dow chemical and dupont are v d valid at 60 billion. it would create the second biggest chemical company by revenue with annual sales of more than $92 billion. "wall street journal," taylor swift pulled her entire catalog over a dispute last year. spotify requires artists to make their music available for all users and include 80 million free members and 20 million subscribers who pay $10 a month. kiro reports on the latest dangerous incident involving a hov hoverboard. a flaming hoverboard forced the evacuation of the outlet connection mall in auburn, south of seattle. witnesses say there wasn't any warning something was wrong. employees put out the fire with an extinguishers.
death of a cofounder of the north face. douglas tompkins was with five others when their kayak cap-sized yesterday in chile. he died at the hospital of high owe therm ya. tompkins was 72. politicians outraged over the idea of keeping muslims from entering the u.s. does not tell the full story. many of donald trump's supporters say his proposal is worth a try and conservatives on talk radio agree. that debate continued last night in studio 57. republican strategy and cbs news contributor frank luntz is here. what did you learn the last three or four days? >> not surprising. group we assembled consisted of 23 people. half men, half women. some democrats and some republicans. none of them are muslims but some had family members who are. here are excerpts of that
conversation. how many of you agree with donald trump that you would not allow another muslim into this country until they have a way of tracking who these people are? who agrees with him? and who disagrees with him? so, to me, it sound like discrimination. >> it used to be when people would immigrate to america, they wanted the american dream and wanted to come here and speak english and assimilate. now we have people coming here who want to kill us. >> unfortunately, trump says the rhetoric with something that is irrelevant and it's irrelevant it's unconstitutional and against the law and unlawful. you cannot discriminate against somebody's religion. >> we can't trust him, bottom line, it's 2015. >> you can't trust who? >> the muslims coming in. we don't know who they are. >> you're picking out a specific religion? >> i am, because we can't trust them. >> this whole mentality and this whole attitude, you know, it to me proves the fact these acts of terror do try to get this kind of reaction and the stronger the
reaction we have against people the more they are going to feel zot isolated and get recrude. >> if they are hell bent on relying that the muslims is causing this can we at least single out the countries that are honorabloring isis that we know of? >> show me a country on the planet where mass muslim immigration has led to peace and prosperity. not france, not england, not sweden. >> i think why people are behind trump with that comment is because they are not -- they do not trust this administration or the federal law enforcement to do what they need to do, which is vet everybody. check everybody out. and that is why trump can say that and he has support still. >> i also was listening to the audience applauding trump when he talked about this yesterday. >> how did that make you feel? >> well, i started to think, i hope this isn't inappropriate, but i started to think that maybe part of the deal is the mind come of this century and especially if he continues. >> he has an opinion. what is wrong with someone
expressing their opinion? even though you might not agree with it, he has an opinion. he might not be right, he might be wrong. but he's giving people a choice these days. people in washington have been afraid to say. >> this man is insane. >> pilgrims came here for freedom of religion. our country was founded on people. that's why they came here. it's a hard one. i like trump but that is a hard oe to swallow. >> he didn't say ban all muslims from practicing faith. he said ban new ones from coming in. that's a big distinction. >> the reason he is resonating he is because he acknowledges there is a problem. he is the only one acknowledge there is a serious problem that needs to be analyzed. >> it has to be fixed and how is it fixed if you don't direct the problem and fix it. >> you can't forget what happened in boston as well. and san bernardino. you know? he is bringing to life stuff that is trying to be like pushed under the rug. >> yes. >> all of a sudden, there were -- there was an outcry from all muslim countries, individuals that were decrying what he said.
and it was a very, very long list. i was starting to read it. my question was -- where were they last week decrying the act that took place in san bernardino? >> i read an article -- san jose mercury news muslims heard donald trump's comments and went out in the public in the malls to show people who they were and show people they are not associated with that. if his comments make people realize that's not me. >> that's a good thing? >> that's a good thing. >> we are actually talking about this issue. he is toxic. his comments offenderd me but t me the sentiment we have to talk about this. >> it's polarizing. on many levels, it seems to me resonating. >> yes. what i found was that they actually want to find common ground, but trump, who they appreciate for raising the issues, they resent the way that he communicates those issues. they feel he pulls it apart. that is a problem with politics right now. the public is expecting their
elected officials to find a way to get things done but the politicians themselves don't respond because they are more interested in getting elected than they seem to be getting success. >> why didn't you have muslims in the group? it seems like they would be an important part of that particular conversation. >> they would be but with 23 people statistically, i actually should not have recruited one but we have two participants who had muslims as immediate family members. and they took all sides of this issue and it surprised me. some of the african-american members who participated were less critical of trump. some of the working class white voters who are supposed to be pro-trump were against him. >> how many people in that group of that 23 do you think support what trump is recommending, a ban on muslims temporarily? >> i'd say about 40%. >> 40%? >> yes. >> you see it in the population overall. what we try to do in these focus groups is bring out what people
are actually thinking. not what they might say to you on national television. they forget the cameras are there and people come up to me and thank me at the end because they lost their fear of speaking out. charlie, the critical point here is that this election cycle can bring out an awful lot of issues that we are divided on and i do believe the american people have the capability in discussion to resolve them. the problem is that the politicians stoke the anger and stoke the fear, rather than try to bring -- >> the politicians or one politician? >> some of the politicians? >> let's face it, donald trump does it more than anybody else. >> frank luntz, thank you. >> thank you. coming up a revealing look inside a rock star's troubled family life. scott weiland's ex-wife opens up about the personal demons and makes a plea to his fans. if you're heading out the door set your dvr so you can watch "cbs this morning" any time. "homeland" star mandy patnkin will take us on a personal
like i haven't rusted shame ♪ >> that is former stone temple pilot singer scott weiland who died last week during a tour stop in minnesota. this morning, his wife are asking fans not for glorify his death. anthony mason is a from a plea from a mother. >> reporter: the medical examiner has yet to release an official cause of death but bloomington, minnesota, police said they found cocaine in the bedroom where weiland's body was found. his addiction problems were well-known and a essay written by his former wife and reveals the devastating toll it took on his family. ♪ >> reporter: addiction and loss were commo themes in scott weiland's music. the video for "fall to pieces" depicts him overdosing on heroin. ♪
♪ falling down >> reporter: drugs helped break up his turbulent seven-year marriage to former model mary forsberg weland who they had two children. writing in "rolling stone" forsberg often said weiland often forgot his own lyrics. even though scott and i split up i spent countless hours trying to calm his paranoid fits. pushing him into the shower and filling him with coffee. like many other kids, they lost their father years ago. weiland rose to fame as the leader singer for stone temple pilots. forsberg said he became estranged from his kids when he real estate married in 2013. they were not invited to his wedding. child support checks often never arrived, forsberg wrote. they have never set foot into
his house and they can't remember the last time they saw him on a father's day. >> sad and awful thing honestly to hear that that is how his ex-wife and children saw him. i guess no one really had a sense of just how bad that was. ♪ >> reporter: forsberg hopes weiland's death will spur parents to pay more attention to their kids. she wrote, we are angry and sad about this loss, but we are most devastated that he chose to give up. forsberg said she sometimes glossed over things in her 2010 memoir because she wanted to protect her children. "cbs this morning" reached out to weiland's representatives but they did not respond. >> addiction is a real thing. >> i think the point here is that there has been a lot of celebration of his influence which is genuine but she wants to make the point there was a price for this. >> is it just the cold or maybe is it the flu or something else
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battalones with your "kcbs traffic." traffic approaching the 101-37 interchange very slow. southbound 101 heavy leaving novato from beyond delong. stays heavy approaching and heading through central san rafael. also a long morning for the richmond/san rafael bridge. no accidents just a lot of folks making that westbound drive across the water into san rafael. over at the bay bridge toll plaza, the metering lights are on and traffic is backed up on all approaches leading towards the bay bridge. west 80 very heavy now from beyond highway 4. roberta. good morning, everyone. it's live, it's our hi-def doppler radar. a little bit of precipitation now across the northwestern section of the state of california. not just a little bit. as we zoom in, we see some moderate rainfall near hayfork and garberville. widely scattered showers throughout the day today. look at the clouds. temperatures are in the 50s. later today mostly cloudy skies. rain tomorrow and sunday.
good morning to our viewers in the west. it is wednesday, december 9, 2015. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there is more real news ahead, including what the san bernardino shooting shows us about national security. former homeland security advisor fran townsend is here. joe biden called trump's ideas a dangerous brew and says if he was the republican nominee, hillary clinton wins in a walk. >> they support him and the more he gets involved in a controversy, the tighter they cling to him. >> how many people in that group do you think support a ban on muslims entering the u.s.?
>> i think about 40%. >> farook took out a large loan and they planned to use that money to take care they have their daughter. > . officials say that some 80 students have come to the infirmary complaining of illness. >> and see how sexy and profound they sound in french. [ speaking french ] >> pig in the city is an under classic. fren [ speaking french ] >> for the life of me, i have no idea what's going on. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle
king and norah o'donnell. blistering criticism from around the world. in an interview, trump said republican opponentses are just trying to get publicity for themselves but it's not just the candidates who are attacking trump. vice president biden says i don't know what his motive is, but i know what mehe's preachin is very, very dangerous for america. >> he's trying to bolster the it's sesil narrative that the u states somehow at war with islam is contrary to our values and contrary to our national security. >> t >> trump's idea met similar opposition all around the world.
one british reporter said ban him from britain. and others said mr. trump stokes hatred. >> syed rizwan farook and his wife have not been linked to any wider terror cell. but the fbi believe both pledged their allegiance to isis. investigators are now tracking the money. we're also getting our first look inside the room where 14 people were killed. and newly released photo shows a county employee getting an award just before the attack. paez was shot twice in the pelvis but today she is recovering. and today first responders are now sharing their stories. >> the worst experiencing i ever had in my entire career. it was terrible and i was hoping to go my whole career without seeing it. >> in order to move forward, in order to go on to other portions
of the building i became very fearful that possibly they were in the room and i just had missed him. >> i went numb, it was overwhelming and surreal. the fact that detective or corporal michael ness said this is real, it immediately hit home that this was not a drill, and we wanted to stop any threat to human life at that point. >> fran townsend national security advisor to former president bush. thank you for being here. what do we know about the path to radicalization that these two took? >> everybody has their own individual path. if there was one, it would make it much easier for investigatorses. it looks pretty clearly that the approximate female shooter was radicalized before she came to the united states. she spent most of her life in
saudi arabia. she spent some time in pakistan with a very radical mosque there and medrassa. so he very well may have been radicalized overseas before she came here. investigators are focused on whether or not she accelerated his path to radicalization while she was here in the united states. >> to the people he work with, we thought he were honoring him with gifts for hiss baby. they had no thought that this was brewing. what can we learn from this? >> that's really part of it. these people live in our communities. what the direct or of the fbi, what seems insfanfant to you, iu see a change in activity, you need to report it. farook had been a daily mosque attender and hi stopped three
weeks before the attack. and neighbors had seen a lot of activity in and around the garage, but she didn't report it because she thought she would be looked at as profiling. if people really share unusual activity with police officers they may be able to spot this path before they go violent. >> they not only had a pipe bomb factory, but they had 40 rounds of ammunition, we're talking about tens of thousands of dl r dollars worth of ammunition. >> given what his income was, investigators are going to look tracking the money, because tracking the money will help them realize if they were getting help from the outside. >> when trump makes comments about banning all muslims, does
that help or hurt isissome. >> our greatest counter terrorism allies are actually the saudis who give us better intelligence about threats coming our way than any other country. and our military service members are more at risk. >> and there are some muslims who are prepared to give information against us because of that rhetoric, here in the united states. and you see that kind of radi l radicalization taking place before our eyes. >> and it's important we not -- he found himself running to help dozens of refugees on a dangerous journey. ahead he
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♪ in our "morning rounds" holiday season is also flu season, but how do you know if it's really the flu, a cold or something else? up to 20% of americans come down with the flu every year. an average adults get two or three colds and kids get even more. our dr. holly phillips is here to clear up the confusion. holly, good morning. >> good morning. >> this is such a good segment because it determines what kind of medication you need, if any. how do you know if it's a cold or flu. >> we often use those terms interchangeably but they're distinct illnesses with their own symptoms and the differences can be picked up right away. colds tend to start very gradually. you might get a slight sore throat and then the congestion begins and one or two days in
you develop a cough. the flu is very different. a sudden, severe onset. one minute you feel fine and the next you feel flattened by a truck. the symptoms are fever, body aches, chills and fatigue. the other way to distinguish between the two is common colds are annoying, they're a drag but tend not to be very serious. that's not the case with the flu. the flu causes more than 24,000 deaths a year and about 200,000 hospitalizations, sometimes more. >> that's just one of the reasons you should know the difference. >> exactly. and there are other really important reasons to know. for one thing, the flu can be treated with antiviral medicines like tamiflu and relenz. a. shows shorten the course of the illness and the severity of the symptoms. if there's any debate about whether you have the cold or the flu, we have these kids now called a rapid influenza detection kit. you take this swab, swab each
nostril once, put it in a test tube, put in the reagent and then you develop it. within five minutes you know with 99% accuracy whether or not it's the flu. >> and so if it's positive, what do you do then? >> well, if it's positive, if you've just started to have symptoms within the first 48 hours, you can take the antiviral medicine and get some relief. if it's negative, it is a cold and you have to tough it out with chicken soup and rest. >> does the antiviral medicine have to be prescribed? >> it does have to be prescribed. another important point, antibiotics are not at all effective against the common cold. they only treat bacteria, both the common cold and the flu are viral illnesses. and of course it's a major public health issue about antibiotic overuse. ultimately it's the doctor's responsibility, though -- >> say that again. antibiotics do not treat the common cold or the common flu. >> absolutely. they have no effect against
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♪ this morning, secretary of state john kerry is working with world leaders in paris to address climate change. one focus of the talks is finding new sources of energy. mark phillips went to a remote coastal know is not enough. now a new kind of power about to come on stream and may be part of the answer, the power of the
oceans. >> reporter: until now, the pounding waves along this part of the north coast of scotland have been largely left to a local population of seals. lately, the seals have been company. engineers. the conditions are finally ripe to start tapping the immense energy potential of the oceans. and the world's most ambitious tidal project is well under way here. already a network of cables have been laid on the sea floor. soon, the first underwater touche b turbines will be lord into position and they will turn their rotors and make electricity. david tapp is the site project manager. the atlantic is that way. the north sea is that way. the tide runs back and forth here. >> correct. >> reporter: four times a day. twice in each direction. >> yes. >> reporter: the tidal currents on this coast called the pentland are ferocious. the atlantic tide rushes through the channel as it forces its way to the north sea and then when the tide turns, it rushes back again.
the plan is for a full field of turbines to be installed on the sea bed will they produce as much power as the conventional shore side coal, gas, or nuclear-fired plant. speaking as an engineer, do you find it kind of amazing that this power source has been sitting out there? >> yeah. it's a good point. it's a wonder people haven't looked at this site and other sites like it before. >> reporter: the tidal plant its backers say will not suffer from the pitfalls of other renewable sources. solar power only works when the sun snihines so not eight night and wind farms only work when the wind blows, which it isn't here. >> tidal has one very distinct benefit. it's virtually 100% predictable. >> reporter: and he says there is another advantage. unlike wind farms, which are criticized for spoiling the view on land or for being hazardous to shipping at sea, with tidal?
>> you don't see it and you don't hear it. it's very environmental benign. >> reporter: there has been power in the oceans, has always been known the tidal currents move back and forth here like clock work. the trick is to develop technology as reliable as the tides and that, the developers say, is where we are now. the technology, however, is expensive right now. about twice the cost of wind generating power. but costs, the barckers say, wil come down quickly because tidal is adapting technology already used in the wind and offshore oil industries. >> it is yet to be developed so a boom the next 10 to 15 years. >> reporter: among the north american sites being looked at, the bay of fundi off nova scotia arbon emissions, how
to cut them back and who is going to pay for that, norah. >> it's always the clencher. mark, thank you. >> great series, mark. >> great series! a very important for us to harness the air, the sun and the ocean in order to generate clean energy. >> absolutely. as we look for new sources. did you hear about this? apple is rolling out its first battery booster for iphones. >> finally! >> is it better than other products? scott stein is here with his review and how to get more juice out of any smartphone. that's ahead after your local news. >> apple has unveiled a new case for the iphone 6 and 6is and can provide the more than 25 hours of additional battery life, which raises the total amount of battery life to 25 1/2 hours!
ladies and gentlemen, we have a great show! e san franci good morning. i'm frank mallicoat. large protests expected at the san francisco police commission meeting. it's all in response to the deadly shooting of mario woods, who was holding a knife when he was killed by san francisco police officers. officials say toxic algae was found at lake del valle in livermore. residents are warned to avoid the water until the treatment process is completed. the drinking water has already been treated. and ahead on "cbs this morning," researchers at m.i.t. have developed a way to see through walls. the new technology can also detect respiration and heart rate. you're going to find out how it all works. that's coming up along with traffic and weather. ,, ,,,,,,,,
good morning. i'm liza battalones with your "kcbs traffic." if you plan on making the commute by using local transit, keep in mind, muni is running late this morning. delays on the el taraval line up to 20 minutes because of earlier problems. it's been great for the bart system. no delays on bart. meantime, over at the bay bridge toll plaza, bridge crews are clearing up an accident involving a big rig westbound 80 just before the toll plaza. so be prepared for delays actually, it is backed up into
the macarthur maze. all feeder freeways very crowded getting towards the bay bridge toll plaza. and an accident in the clearing stages on northbound 101 just before marsh and menlo park. it's going to be slow in both directions of 101 between san francisco and the sillicon valley. roberta. it's live, it's our hi-def doppler radar. it is checking some rain showers to the far north of the bay area. some showers could drift off into the bay area and impact the north bay today with light scattered showers. there you have it. precipitation moderate now in some locations. our live weathercam was looking towards the skyline of san francisco. mostly cloudy skies. temperatures in the mid-50s. today south-southwest breeze to 15 miles per hour. temperatures in the 60s. now, we will see a scattered shower tonight but the bulk of the activity in the form of the front will slice through the bay area on thursday, rain and wind gusts up to 45 miles per hour up to 2" of rain and the potential of a thunderstorm showers lingering into friday. ,,,,
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♪ lebron james just signed an unprecedented lifetime endorsement deal with nike. it's believed to be the first lifetime endorsement deal for nike ever. the only other known lifetime deals for athletes are david beckham has a deal with adidas and george foreman with the grills, for real. when lebron turns, like 75 years old, will they sell king james orthopaedic shoes? >> no. lebron would make them carolina th -- cooler than that, jimmy kimmel. >> i think air jordan still sells. >> everybody still wants a michael jordan anything. welcome back to "cbs this morning." this half hour, coming up, apple is out with a new case for iphones that boost a battery
life 80%. does it live up to the hype? seeing through walls isn't science fiction any more. m.i.t. researchers are making it a reality and hoping it will save lives. don dahler shows us the incredible breakthrough ahead. time revealed person of the year germans chance low pressure angel merkel who edged out donald trump and the leader of "time" changed its title from man of the year in 1999. >> new york post reports on new sidewalk subway grates that are not supposed to cash your high heels. the openings are only a half inch wide and that is really good. but "the post" found some high
heels still get stuck. i know you worry about this, chuck. how do norah and i navigate the high heels. i think about it. >> i do too. >> i'm glad somebody is even looking into it. >> absolutely. "the washington post" reports on the exploding popularity of a new app used by millions of teenagers to communicate anonymously without parents getting access. after school is used at more than 22,000 high schools. some say the app has become a forum for bullying, crude talk and evenly alleged criminal activity and message boards are restricted to those students after school says that it's a place teens can talk about sensitive topics without revealing their identity and every parent is looking on their kids phone to see if they have that app and trying to delete it. >> i was called a snoorp back in the -- snooper back in the day. apple is releasing its first iphone battery case which can be
used with a 6 and 6s models. it provides 80% more power. how many times you've been to a friend's house and airport and you say can i plug in my phone? what took them so long? >> when i get into work i feel like i'm hitting 60% and i haven't had breakfast. maybe they were hoping other manufacturers would make them. they have had these battery cases for a while. for years, we have had said the battery life could be better and there are other phones are better. this is nothing new but apple did release their own. it's not all that attractive. but it does increase battery life up to 80% more. so that is enough to get you through the day but why didn't they do this in the first place? >> why now? why do it now? >> it was a surprise. i didn't expect it before the holidays. i think that the demand has been there. i'm guessing that maybe they just thought it was time the
successry would sell. i know people wanted more battery life but a lot of options. >> some critics say this is a 99 dollar band-aid for fixing a problem they should fixed in the phone. is the technology not there yet. >> the phone is very thin. i think you see other phones out there that manage better battery life. >> and thicker. >> and thicker. it's a design decision. apple made the larger screen iphone with a larger battery life to kind of address those problems. but now you have this battery case you're going to carry around. if i'm carrying around a thicker betterry case, why not have a thicker iphone. >> does it take longer to charge? >> it can charge faster than other models out there. if you have ipad brick it can charge both at the same time two hours to charge both which is pretty good. maybe the reason to get this one. and you only have one charger but you can get cases for as low as $40 that offer 1 1/2 times the battery life online.
>> does it come in different colors or is it like this? >> can i get my initials on this? >> you cannot get this bejewelled. >> does it come in pink or purple? >> you could bejewel this and cover it in paints and colors. it comes in gray and white. >> charlie says, oh, gosh, we have taken a turn. >> this is clearly utilitarian device. >> is it easy to carry in your pocket? >> it is heavy. >> right. >> it's actually one of the slimmer ones, believe it or not. >> scott, thank you very much. >> one of superman's greatest powers is seeing through walls. it may not be limited to comic book heroes. don dahler is here to show us. >> reporter: someday soon you won't need a cape or special glasses to detect someone through walls. it's not science fiction but a real and promising technology that is being developed today by researchers at m.i.t. step on to the campus at m.i.t. and you're likely to get a glimpse of the future.
there are fast flying autonomous drones and plenty of robots, including one developed to run and jump like a cheetah. another with a soft enough grip to handle an egg. some of the most recent m.i.t. breakthroughs, however, are happening here at the university's computer science and artificial intelligence lab. >> think of us like your wi-fi. >> this box does something once limited to science fiction. >> this is a demo that shows the ability, if tracking people through walls. >> reporter: dina kotabe is the professor leading the project doubled emerald which as this student chin demonstrates captures motion in real-time and regardless of obstruction. >> this dot is moving. >> reporter: so chin is not wearing anything special? it's just picking up his movement through the wall? >> yeah. no cell phone, no pendant, no
sensor on. it's purely based on wireless signals deflected off your body and coming back to the device. >> reporter: what was the inception for this? >> like, we work on wireless networks. the question is can you use wireless networks or wi-fi for purposes other than communications? can you sense the environment with it? the low frequency wireless signals only predict chin's movements in the floor. >> do you want to see the red dot fall. >> reporter: yes. researchers hope this can better protect seniors at a risk of falling. 2.5 million elderly americans are at a hospital each year at a cost of $34 billion. >> if it detects a fall, it sends it to the caregiver. >> reporter: that is scratching the surface of emerald's capability. when he is seated they zero in on his signals.
>> being able to get it in a cluttered environment with people around and a wow moment for us. it's that sensitive. >> reporter: it's not in any way as dangerous as, say, constant exposure to x-rays would snb. >> nbe? >> no, not at all. i tell people all the time, the technology wire is the same carrier as wi-fi. it's actually 10,000 times or more lower power than wi-fi. >> reporter: are there any privacy concerns to this that someone could have one of these maybe a burglar or someone like that and look and see where you are in the house? >> yeah. so like any new technology, it comes with a challenge. i think society as it discovered these new technologies, there are rules, laws a person has to abide by. >> reporter: after more than three years of godevelopment, t
m.i.t. demonstrated their work to the president last summer. >> what was his exactlyion to this? >> i think when he saw the breathing and heart rate, he said. >> this essentially is also an application for babies monitors? >> reporter: the goal is to take emerald from labs to people's homes within the next year. >> reporter: you and your partners have this great infa invention that has huge promise. do you say a professor or a businesswoman? >> is there a reason not to be both? >> reporter: are there enough hours in the day to be both? >> i have 24 hours a day. i mean, i don't even track holidays. i don't know that there is a holiday. i come to the lab and say, oh, yeah, it's a holiday today. i think there are plenty of hours, as long as the person is independence interested in what they are doing and have a great deal like i have here. >> reporter: these researchers also point out that first
responders could benefit a great deal by knowing exactly where people are in life-threatening situations. another wi-fi solution the doctor is exploring is a way to charge smartphones without having to plug them in. >> we like her. >> oh, yeah. >> i like she kind of told you, yes, we can do it all, don dahler! i can be both a professor and -- >> i just asked the question. >> i think it's great seeing through the wall. i was concerned you could physically concerned. like if norah was walking around naked which is her way. but know all you see is dots. >> it's like sonar. >> gayle knows that is my way. >> do with that information what you will. >> thank you. >> got to go! >> yes! >> this is new information for me! >> you know what? the news is back this morning. what can we say? what can we say? homeland star mandy patinkin became face-to-face with
♪ mandy patinkin plays a cia division chief on "homeland". the series airs on showtime, a division of cbs. when mandy recently joined us here at the table he shared the remarkable true story of his own personal rescue mission when took him to greece last month. he helped rescues get ashore on an island. we asked him how that changed his world. >> i'm not a politician. i'm an actor. i trover myself as a human dunn -- humantician. what i want for myself and my children and all people all over the world is to be less afraid. i had been in berlin since june 1st shooting the first season of homeland." our job if we are doing it well, in my humble opinion, is to create a poetic version of the
real world that is spinning, burning, falling apart around us. so it was early on in the summer when everything exploded out of proportion in greece and the refuge crisis which was no surprise to anyone. and i was wanting to go there to see if i could do anything. i went to greece because i needed to reconnect with reality. i needed to meet a family that was struggling in this real crisis. i wanted to hold the baby in my arms. so we went to lesbos. 5,000 people are come through that since the crisis began. these first two days that i was there, there wasn't a single boat that arrived. the final day, we were going to the airport and people said, the boats are coming! so we ran! we had about four or five blocks to run down the beach! and we got there just as the boat was arriving! and packed with all of these people. they came right on the beach and the people just started flying out of the boat!
i get to the boat. i walk right up to the boat and held the rope to hold the boat and a father puts this child in my arms and she had a face mask on. there you go. how are you? i lowered the face mask and she wasn't moving and her eyes were closed. i thought, oh, my god, she's not alive. and my mouth said she is sleeping. but i remember thinking she was not alive. and then the father started to lose it. he came up and he choked back for a minute. i was trying to find a pulse but i couldn't. and then i put my hand, my finger, my baby finger in her hand and i swear it moved. and i thought, oh, god, she's alive. then he just whisked the family away with the crowd and they were gone. i got this information as i landed in athens, the protection team followed up with dad and daughter and they were taken by ambulance to the hospital.
the child was born with a breathing disorder and suffers from epileptic episodes. at the center they gave her medications she needed and the team coordinated an exercise regime for the family and the family was reunited and i was reliev relieved. why are you from? >> afghanistan. >> afghanistan? it's a risk if we don't help these people. it's a moral crisis. that's what is at risk. welcome to the rest of the world. fear is the poison of our lives. we are all afraid of so many things. anybody who doesn't understand that and have some empathy toward fear that people have all over the world isn't being kind. fear is very real. but there is nothing to be afraid of here, nothing at all.
you're welcome. our humanity is at risk if we don't take care of these people. our right to exist is at risk. if you don't help these people, when you are in need, there will be no one, i guarantee you, there will be no one to help you. >> important to hear about that. >> sort of echoes that headlines in the daily news today. i didn't speak up, i didn't speak up and when it was my turn, no one would speak up for me. i like what he says fear is a poison of our lives and our humanity is at risk. mandy took us there. >> do unto others as you would do unto them. >> you're watching "cbs th,,
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your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. good morning. i'm frank mallicoat. it's 8:55. here's some of the headlines we're following. three santa clara county jail guards pled not guilty in an inmate's death accused of killing a man an hour after surveillance cameras showed them entering his cell. mayor lee will talk about how the city is getting ready for el nino including setting up winter shelters for the homeless. a new san francisco arena for the warriors is closer to becoming a reality. last night, the board of supervisors unanimously approved the environmental impact report for the project in the mission bay neighborhood. i don't think they are ever going to lose a game. [ laughter ] >> 23-0 right now. >> they're hot! >> hi, everybody. good morning. as you head out the door, we have several layers of clouds. we have fog, we have mid- and
high-level clouds. as we take a view of the trans america pyramid, rain to the north, could move into the north bay today with light scattered showers. we'll have the front passing through on thursday. it's in the 50s to 60 right now and later today into the 60s very mild south-southwest breezes up to 15. haven't had that in a while. so a breezy day. then windy for thursday with the bulk of the activity moving through during the morning commute. rain and wind and the potential of a thunderstorm lingering into friday up to two inches of rain in the highest locations of our mountains in the bay area. two feet of snow in tahoe. it's a dry day saturday but more rain on sunday. liza has traffic next. ,,,, sure, tv has evolved over the years.
good morning. i'm liza battalones with your "kcbs traffic." eastshore freeway very slow this morning. an accident in berkeley westbound 80 approaching university. it's a two-car accident blocking the left lane. traffic has been backed up in patches from highway 4. you can continue over to the bay bridge toll plaza. more heavy traffic still crowded into the macarthur maze with those metering lights on. the nimitz southbound 880 near tennyson and hayward a crash block the middle lane. traffic slow from 238 to the maze. announcer: right now at sleep train,
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