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making news in america this morning. attacks on paris. the passive manhunt under way for one of the suspected terrorists. how he slipped past authorities shortly after the attack. sfwhnchts the retaliation. aggressive air strikes pounds isis overnight. the risk here in america. are we vulnerable to a similar attack. plus, survival story. the pregnant woman clinging to a wind hiding from the terrorists. we have all angles covered with live team coverage. good monday morning. we begin with paris on edge. shaken. grief-stricken.
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but vowing not to let terror win. morning. a french national who managed to slip out of the country after the assault. >> the french fighting back. >> you see the attacks there. people across europe remembering the victims this morning. this morning, all 28 members of the european union joining france in a minute's silence. >> a live picture from paris. for the first time since friday, museums, theaters, and our tourist attractions are open. kenneth moton from washington, d.c. jim avila traling with the president in turkey. we begin with marci gonzalez in paris. marci, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, guys. in some ways, it almost feels like a normal monday here in paris. especially compared to the panic we saw here yesterday. sounds that turned out the be
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for cover. now, as we learn more about the investigation, it's clear, this city is still on edge. this morning, an international manhunt for this accused trichlt. police say 20-year-old sala abdeslam opened fire. attacks. at six locations across the city of light pfs of the ten terrorists believed to be response, three sufficientrvived. possibly escaping in this getaway carloaded with assault rivals. two of those suspects taken into custody in belgium. this morning, abdeslam is still on the run. police tracing the killer's connections to isis. the commanders in syria planned and directed this violence. >> there's a specific unit on the organization chart of isis
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for external attacks. >> reporter: the french air force quickly responding. dropping more than 50 bombs on the isis capital in syria. as police continue to look for others with lynx to the attack. the heartbreak still pierces. >> she'll always be in my heart. i think she'll be in everyone else's heart, too. >> reporter: and though france is still aurpd state of mother-in-law, the eiffel tower, other tourist attractions and schools are opening today for the first time since the attacks. kendis and reena. grief. what have you seen throughout days? >> reporter: yeah, at all hours of day and night, we have seen people coming out to makeshift memorials like this, lighting candles, leaving throwers, reflection. at the scenes, the six scenes in
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up to get their first heartbreaking look at where their children lost their lives. just walking down the street, we have passed people who didn't know the victims, just weeping openly. just so much emotion, sadness and shock. >> e efrl days of official mourning continue. thank you, marci. an american college student from california is the first american casualty of the attack in france. >> she was killed in one of the restaurant attacks. at cal state on sunday, hundreds of people attended a vigil in her honor. her devastating mother is mourning the young woman who had big dreams. >> i feel loss. sadness. and it was my only daughter. >> the cal state vigil was held to honor the others who died in the attacks and to support the
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people of france. the grows threat from isis is front and center at the g-0 meeting of world leaders in turkey this morning. >> it's likely what drew president obama and vladimir putin together yesterday. jim avila is traveling with the president. >> reporter: good morning, kendis and reena. normally, the g-20 summit saul about the economy. the president opened up the proceedings saying a dark cloud descended over turkey because of the paris attacks. he had three important meetings offline yesterday. including a meeting with the president of turkey, in which he emphasized that turkey must shut off the boarder to syria. he med with the king of saudi arabia. that was mostly about saudis helping out with political solutions. and using their pressure with arab nations. and finally, an important
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meeting, about 35 minutes in a hallway off of the hotel where the meetings are being held with the president of russia, vladimir putin. constructive. russia has afwreed there should be free elections in syria. the president of the united states urging russia to be more careful about where they're dropping their bombs in syria. the president of the united states saying they welcomed the russian assistance with isis. day two, a full news conference. we'll be covering that. back to you. >> jim, thank you so much. pope francis calling the attacks in paris an unspeakable affront to human dignity. >> the pope said he was shocked at the barbarity of the attacks. he said using body to's name to justify such violence is blasphemy. >> president obama has ordered
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u.s. flags at all public buildings to be flown at half staff until sun set on thursday. in raleigh, north carolina, some 300 people gathered to honor the paris attack victims. among the dead, a 3-year-old french student about to join her best friend will at a college in raleigh. ten months ago, people gathered on the same spot to mourn the loss at the parisian magazine charlie hebdo. a bald eagle with a camera on its back flew on to the field in philadelphia after the national anthem. two u.s. governors now refusing to accept syrian refugees in their states. plus, guarding the homeland. what is being done the protect americans from an attack like the one in paris. a new technology possibly used by isis that kept their
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that's john lennon's imagine, played by a german outside the bataclan. after the attack, he put his piano on a truck and traveled 400 miles to paris. tragedy. u.s. officials say there is no known credible threat in the u.s. attacks.
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but security is being stepped up across the country out of an abundance of caution. kenneth moton has the latest from washington. >> reporter: this is really a new phase for isis as the terror group two radicalize westerners and wage a fwloeblglobal jihad. law enforcement agencies looking to protect the homeland. an increase in security at so called soft targets. u.s. officials are working with their counterparts in france, trying figure out how the isis members stayed undetected. >> this is a much bigger threat than we ever faced from al qaeda. >> reporter: top law enforcement officials say they're deeply concerned that isis may have used new cell phone encryption technology. >> i've been complaining about going dark.
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factor in this event. interested to see what type of phones they were equipped with. what types of apps they had. >> reporter: isis, tech technologically advanced. here at home, we watched the security response play out at sports stadiums and arenas in new york. >> i feel pretty safe. i'm not really nervous about anything. anywhere you go, tlps going to be danger. >> reporter: people are see an increase in security. u.s. officials say it's all being done out of an abundance of caution, not because of a credible threat, as you mentioned. >> kenneth moton, live in washington. thank you so much. much more on the takes in paris. including the mystery survivor. a pregnant woman, hiding from terrorists by hanging from that window. and the presidential candidates' reaction to the terror attack.
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unleashing 0 bombs on isis, on their targets in syria. the international manhunt is spence if iing for a 26-year-old french national accused in the attack, still on the loose after belgium. the attacks in paris quickly became an issue on the presidential campaign trail. >> hillary clinton sought to counter criticism from rivals following her statement that the fight against isis, quote, cannot be an american fight. >> the attacks in paris are a sobering reminder of the challenges and the threats that we face. leadership. >> it is a -- >> saturday night's democratic debate, clinton stopped short of saying the paris attacks were another example of being at war with radical islamic terrorism. >> her republican rivals had no problem using that phrase.
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>> they were not injured by some faceless menace. they were not injured by some abstract and inchoate violent extremism the. they were injured by radical islamic terrorist. >> it's not that we don't want to. we can't. there's no way to background check someone coming from syria. who do you call and do a background check on them? >> in the past, rubio has warned about people with secret ties to islamic militants flowing across the borders. >> the governor of alabama is reacting to the terrorist attacks in paris. robert bentley has said he would refuse terrorists. he said he will not come ply to the policy that puts the people of alabama in harm's way. that follows a similar decision
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isis has taken responsibility for twin suicide attacks in beirut that took place on thursday. at least 43 people were killed in the blasts just moments apart in a crowded shopping district. that wave of terror included paris. this morning, lebanon has arrested 11 people. mostly syrians, including a would-be bomber. tense moments for passengers on plane at washington's reagan national airport. the american airlines flight to boston was stopped after members of the the crew expressed concern about two men on board. a canine team swept the plane. passengers reboarded. the two men were questioned and released. a scare for hundreds of people on a flight from israel to l.a. they had to make an emergency landing in montana after a warning light came on indicating a fire in the engine. they were stranded in billings until a replacement plane could arrive from new jersey. crews found no evidence of a fire.
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a rare tornado struck a town in central california. the twister was on the ground for merely a mile. tearing down trees and ripping off a church roof in the town of denare. powerful winds gusts up to 70 miles an hour. looking at today's weather, more windy conditions in california. snow and rain move intorockthe rockies. sports now. the cardinals beat the seahawks. but the big headline is about peyton manning. >> he broke the nfl career passing record during sunday's game. that was the only highlight of his day. he wound up with only 35 yards interceptions. half. the broncos lost to the chiefs 29-13. >> hey, but he's number one in the record books. when we come back, a pregnant woman hanging from the
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among the horrors of the the paris take, this pregnant woman, clinging to a window sill at the bataclan concert hall, desperate to escape the gunmen inside. there are hundreds of stories from that night from those who survived and those who did not. >> matt gutman has more on that pregnant woman's grueling experience and that of others who witnessed the violence. >> reporter: for more than two torch rouse minutes, she hung from the window sill. beneath, people spilling out of the theater.
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some collapses right there. you can hear her cry out. mister, mister, i'm pregnant. the camera pans. these people dragging victims. throughout, the woman still hanging. finally, another person tries to help. and the fate of that mystery woman on the ledge, still a mystery tonight. meanwhile, inside the theater. [ gun fire ] >> we heard this crackling noise, liar fire crackers. >> reporter: the gunman on the balcony level. on this night -- >> we were covered with blood and more than blood. i mean, piece of flesh. i mean -- >> reporter: celia and benjamin had been on a date night. now, playing dead, they heard the shooters just feet away. >> the man said you killed our brothers in syria and now we're here. >> reporter: the california-based band apparently whisked away to safety. france began reelsing the names of the dead. and now, shown by the bbc, their faces.
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15 people died right here at the restaurant. you can still see the blood smearing the facade of the restaurant. people coming out the pay tribute, laying wreaths, candles, and posting signs like that one. paris, city of light. details are emerging about the victims in the take. >> just some of the 129 victims. nick alexander from britain. the 36-year-old was killed that the bataclan konser hall as he was selling inging inging inging merchandise for the band. >> this man was killed at the concert hall. his wife escaped. >> manueldy yazz. >> and matthew aush. he died at the bataclan attack. >> so far, 103 bodies have been identified.
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right now, france is struggling to return to normal after those or riffing terror attacks left at least 129 people dead and more than 350 injured. french landmarks and museums shut down since friday are reopening today. anti-terrorism officers reportedly conducted 150 raids in several cities. manhunt continue this is morning for this man, a french national accused in the attacks. president obama is flying u.s. flags at half staff in honor of the victims. u.s. stock features point to a weak start on wall street. the terrors a tax adding to the fears. new york stock edge change to have a moment of silence today. another look at the overwhelming grief gripping the
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>> the flowers, candles, and prayer. millions bonded together by sorrow, love, and resilience. [ singing ] >> and as we each said to president hollande and the
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solidarity with them. [ singing in french ] >> we want to give you a sense of how the world is reacting to in this morning. this newspaper, a dutch newspaper. you can see, it's a gun with the eiffel tower in the crosshairs there. >> and also today, in "the sun" blood brothers. the hunt now on for one of the escaped. french president hollande is expected to address parliament. silence. we want to give you live pictures now. all throughout paris. people are mourning, dropping off flowers and candles and cards. and that's what's making
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