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captioning funded by cbs it's monday, december 21st, 2015. this is the "cbs morning news." panic on the strip. a driver runs down pedestrians in front of some of las vegas busiest casinoses injurie inini people and killing one. new poll. senator ted cruz is found to be leading in iowa but the presidential candidates from both parties are still taking swings at donald trump. and tierra turmoil. comedian steve harvey botches
the critical moment of the miss universe pageant by crowning the wrong winner. >> miss universe 2015 is colombia! miss universe 2015 is philippines. 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. at least one person was killed and dozens injured when a woman drove her car onto a sidewalk in las vegas. the victims were walking on a busy stretch of the vegas strip. the driver is being held by police who say the crash was not terrorism, but it was intentional. our las vegas station klax has our report. >> reporter: part of the same las vegas strip was blocked off overnight as authorities began piecing together what led a
female driver in her 20s to mow down at least 37 pedestrians near the paris casino sunday night. >> we have determined this is an intentional act. that means that our lvmpd homicide section will be handling the investigation. >> reporter: wilts wetnesses wes in shock when a toddler was in the back seat. >> it didn't look like she was trying to stop the car. >> reporter: this is one of several people who tried to stop the vehicle as it drove on the sidewalk, possibly three times. >> i was running down the middle of the street and there was two other guys running with me. we were yelling, like, move, get out of the way, stop! then three guys that were trying to punch out the window. >> reporter: authorities also plan to look for surveillance video in the area. they are also questioning the driver to see if alcohol or drugs played a factor. >> we have a drug recognition, officers that will check to see if the driver of that vehicle was under the influence of drugs or alcohol, and we also would either take, you know, blood or breath in regards to see if they
were intoxicated. >> reporter: officials say several people remain hospitalized. the driver of the car, along with the toddler, were not hurt. cbs news, las vegas, nevada. a bail hearing is scheduled today for enrique marquez who faces federal charges in the san bernardino shooting. marquez allegedly bought the assault rifles used in the attack that left 14 people dead. he was a childhood friend and neighbor of gunman syed farook and allegedly plotted other attacks that were never carried out. the isis terrorists in paris used encrypted apps and allowed them to keep their plot secret. the interview with cook was before the paris attack but cook says his position remains the same. >> here is the situation. on your smartphone today, on your iphone, there is likely help information, there is financial information, there are
intimate conversations with your family or your coworkers and there are probably business secrets and you should have the ability to protect it. and the only way we know how to do that is to encrypt it. why is that? it's because if there is a way to get in, then somebody will find a way in. you know, there have been people that suggest we should have a back door. but the reality is if you put a backoor in, that back door is for everybody, for good guys and bad guys. >> you can see the rest of charlie rose's interview with tim cook on cbsnews.com. for politics for the republicans. donald trump remains the national front-runner, but ted cruz is gaining ground in iowa and changing his tone. 40% of likely republican caucus voters in a new cbs news battleground tracking poll say they support cruz. he has managed to take supporters away from ben carson and he is doing better with
evangelicals. don championsh is here in new yk with more on that. >> reporter: good morning. it isn't that donald trump is losing ground. the numbers are changing because ted cruz is picking up support. today, cruz is in the middle of a 12-city swing that will take him through the south. >> feeling well. having a wonderful sunday in alabama. >> reporter: as he climbs up the polls, ted cruz has taken a page out of donald trump's playbook. an aggressive sharp tone and an effort to stir up supporters. here's what he had to say about president obama's take on foreign policy, specifically his trip to paris for the global warming summit. >> what kind of numb skull thinks that the suv in your driveway is a bigger threat to our security than a bunch of lunatics who want to kill us? >> reporter: in iowa and new hampshire, more than 60% of republican voters say terrorism and security are their biggest concerns. yesterday, trump reiterated his
call to ban muslims from entering the country. >> the problem is a very serious problem. you have a radicalization of people, they happen to be islamic. >> reporter: fell republican marco rubio blasted trump. >> he came up with something spectacular and outrageous so that people would respond to it and he could recapture the headlines. it's not a serious proposal. >> reporter: trump's comments have not hurt hip p.m. a vast of voters in new hampshire and iowa are glad somebody said them, they need to be discussed. duri during. >> he is becoming isis best recruiter. they are going to people, showing videos of donald trump insulting islam and muslims. >> reporter: trump says clinton has no basis for her claim. >> it's just another hillary lie. she lies like crazy about everything. >> reporter: now trump still leads the republican field in
new hampshire and south carolina. as does hillary clinton on the democratic side. while bernie sanders holds a big lead in new hampshire. >> don champion here in new york, thank you, don. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will be joined by two presidential candidates, senator bernie sanders and we will discuss his performance in saturday's democratic debate. and major garrett goes one-on-one with new jersey governor chris christie. during saturday's democratic debate, hillary clinton was late coming back after the break and the moderator began reading a question before she returned. >> sorry. >> apparently, the men's room was a lot closer to the stage than the ladies room. the pacific northwest begins christmas week bracing for new wet weather. a series of storms will bring heavy rain, wind and more than a foot of snow to the mountains. a slow moving landslide is forcing residents out of two oregon city apartment complexes. portland is on track for its
wettest december on record. spokane, washington, is under a winter storm warning as snowfall blankets that area. meteorologist eric fisher of our boston station wbz has the holiday week forecast. >> reporter: white christmas, the west is where you want to be. it is essentially a lock but in the east, about a zero percent chance and this is the reason why. a big surge of warmth again moving its way eastbound and culminating on christmas eve. what is warm in late december is 60s and 70s and even 80s on the eastern seaboard. boston near 70 degrees and new york over 70 and d.c. nearing 80 degrees. in fact, dozens of heat records could be set this week. heat records! a fender bender at burbank bob hope airport in southern california. two southwest jets bumped wing tips yesterday. one plane was backing out of its gate when it nicked the wing of a parked jet. there were no reported injuries. both planes were pulled from
service for inspection. coming up on the "morning news." a devastating landslide. dozens are missing after a pile of earth slams into dozens of buildings in southern china. later, a terrifying bear attack. >> a gentleman in the cave with a bear. he has been injured by a bear. >> we will tell you how a boy scouts leader survived his encounter with a bear. this is the "cbs morning news." grandma is so happy to be here for your very first christmas. i hear you're quite the expert at waking people up in the morning. let me show you how grandma does it.
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the boeing 777 bound for paris made an emergency landing in kenya yesterday. a passenger discovered the fake bomb hidden in the airplane bathroom. investigators say it was put there during the flight. "the boston globe" reports on the closing of all nashua public schools on monday over a threat of violence. the district calls the e-mail threat against two high schools specific and detail. the fbi has joined the investigation into its credibility. more than 11,000 students will be kept home. the "atlanta journal-constitution" reports on the death of jimmy carter's grandson. the 39th president said 28-year-old jeremy died early sunday at the hospital. the cause is unclear. carter shared the news with his church just hours after his grandson's death and then went on to teach sunday school. the star ledger of new jersey reports on a boy scout leader who survived a bear attack. >> we have a gentleman in the
cave with a bear. he has been injured by the bear. >> the bear pulled the 50-year-old into a cave, bit his leg and both shoulders while he hiked with young scouts in northern new jersey sunday. he hit the bear with a hammer. he told the scouts to go get help and, later, a barking dog scared away the bear. re-do. a crowning moment turns into an awkward apology from host steve harvey. and double the last two hillary clinton's hit the stage on "saturday night live." used by more households re than any other leading brand. to treat their aches and pains more people reach for advil. relief doesn't get any better than this. advil. mastethe lindor truffle mooth. ...from the lindt master chocolatiers. a hard outer shell with a smooth center. welcome to the best time of your day. unwrap.
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and it won't be complete without her co-host tina fey and reprizes her host as sarah palin. gas prices skid. hena daniels is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning. good news if you drive. the price of gas hasn't been this low since 2009. the price tracking website gas lead.com says the national average of regular dropped to $1.99. gas has fallen below $2 in 30 states. prices have dropped because supplies are strong and demand hasn't been huge. those gas prices are being pushed down by the dramatic drop in the price of oil. u.s. crude prices have dropped about 20% since late november. this morning crude hit its lowest price since 2008. and that is affecting stock. on wall street, the dow jones lost 140 for the week and s&p
six points lower and nasdaq is 12 points lower. more than 30 million packages are expected to be delivered today! nearly 600 million packages are expected to be delivered between thanksgiving and christmas. if you want a package delivered by christmas, the deadline for priority mail express is on wednesday. the faa's drone registration wouldn't opens today. owners must submit their names, home address, and e-mail address to a national database. a registration number is required for drones weighing from half a pound to 55 pounds. if you already own a drone, you have until february 19th to register. if you're getting a drone, you have to register before its first flight. "star wars: the force awakens" is a force to be reckoned with and having the largest north american debut ever! the movie brought in $238 million in ticket sales its debut weekend. adults made up 71% of that audience.
it's worldwide broj reached 517 million second to "the jurassic world." >> the force is with them for sure. thanks a lot, hena. hena daniels at the new york stock exchange. straight ahead, a miss universe mix-up. the pageant takes an embarrassing turn with a mistake in the browning. and odell beckham is called for a suspension. ice the omega . because why have ordinary when you can have the best. only eggland's best. better taste. better nutrition. better eggs.
winner in sunday's miss universe pageant in las vegas. she wiped away celebratory tears and waves her country's flag. the miss universe sash is draped across her chest and the crown is placed on her had he, but her celebration is short-lived. moments later, host steve harvey takes the stage and tells the audience there has been a very big mistake. >> i have to apologize. the first runner-up is colombia. >> the audience and the contestants are stunned. no one more than the real winner miss philippines. harvey explained that he had read the card wrong. >> horrible mistake, but the right thing, i can show it to you right here. the first runner-up is columbia.
it is my mistake. >> miss philippines still appears to be stunned as she returned to center stage. the crown is taken from miss columbia and placed on her head. steve harvey certainly has apologized a number of times for that. well, it looks like it might take more than a miracle to beat the carolina panthers this imprerp the undefeated panthers holding 35-7 lead over the new york giants on sunday and for a while, it looked like it would be a medal end miracle as new york scores four touchdowns in the second half. but giants leave too much time on the clock and panthers mak a field goal with no time left. the giants star receiver odell beckham jr. could face fines and a possible suspension. he was flagged for three personal fouls for going after carolina's josh norman throughout the game. at one point, beckham is seen
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the university of kansas took ugly holiday sweaters to a whole new record setting level. jayhawks fans wore their christmas worst to the men's college basketball game yesterday and that set a new guinness world record of 3,732 sweaters worn all at once. the old record was shy of 2,300. a skier injured at a major crash at this week's world cup of downhill ski racing but a new system is credited for saving him from injury. contessa brewer reports. >> whoa! >> reporter: austrian olympic champ came racing down the mountain and flipped and flew
and crashed hard. the crowd held its collective breath as the skier struggled to get his. and he did. in part, because he was wearing a radical new vest with air bags. it's the first time they have ever deployed in a world cup race. >> it's not as big of an air bag in your car. >> reporter: canadian olympic medalist jan houdek helped test the new wearable air bag. >> it's bulkier and bigger than we normally would wear, that being said, it's easy to maneuver in it j when a skier abruptly changes positions, sensors in the vest distinguish between an intentional jump and off-balance close call, or an imminent fall. the international ski federation recorded 726 injuries over the last eight seasons of alpine competition. nearly 20% of those involved the head, neck, and shoulders. it only recently approved the air bag vest by italian maker
but professional skiers aren't convinced, worried more about speed than safety. >> it's tough to implement a new thing, even if it is for safety in a sport where hundreds of seconds are on the line. >> reporter: jan and his canadian teammates as well as a few straaustrians are early adopters. northface makes them for snowboarders in case of avalanche. mayer's fall landed him in a helicopter and then in the hospital and, surely, grateful for an air bag that ski officials are certain saved him from more serious injury. contessa brewer, cbs news, new york. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," we will show you a new company that saves you a trip to the gas station and delivers the gas to you. plus, we will meet the ceo of the app next door that lets you stay in touch with your
this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". good morning, today is expected to be the busiest shipping day of the year for us postal service, we'll tell you when you need to mail those packages for your friends to get them in time for christmas. a look at last night's lost against the cardinals for the eagles, what it will take for the eagles to make the playoffs. certainly felt like the holiday season this past weekend finally, right? but get ready for another warm up. katie look at the incredibly warm temperatures we'll see this christmas week. good morning, it is monday, december 21, i'm erika von tiehl. we check in with katie and meisha a finally felt like the holidays this weekend? >> kind of crazy coming into work. actually felt little cold. did i not hear the birds this mornin