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york city. captioning funded by cbs it's wednesday, december 16th, 2015. this is the "cbs morning news." in their final fight of 2015, the republican presidential candidates talk about terror and take on front-runner donald trump's proposal to ban muslims from entering the united states. runway wreck. eight people are hurt when a packed 737 rolls off the runway while taxiing to the gate. and rolling on a robbery. a reporter is live on tv when he is told the bank robber he is reporting on has just run by him! good morning from the studio
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headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. national security fears dominated last night's republican presidential debate. senators ted cruz and marco rubio tried to make up ground on donald trump. a new national poll of registered republicans and likely republican voters finds trump with his biggest lead yet over his gop rivals. last night's debate was the first since the attack in san bernardino. the candidates used it to explain policy, attack the obama administration, and take shots at each other. danielle nottingham is in las vegas and she has our report. >> reporter: ted cruz and marco rubio went toe-to-toe. jeb bush came out swinging and donald trump was his signature self. nine republicans took the stage at hotel in las vegas where a
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the first topic was donald trump's call to ban muslims from entering into the united states. trump said he extend it to refuges already here. >> if obama has brought some to this country, they are leaving, they are going, they are gone. >> reporter: jeb bush said that's not a serious proposal. >> it will push the arab world away from us at a time we need to reengage with him. he is a chaos candidate and he would be a chaos president. >> reporter: ted cruz leading iowa in two recent polls. >> does that mean leveling the isis capital of raqqua and syria where hundreds of thousands of civilians? >> what it means is using overwhelming air pour to defeat isis. >> they must be defeated on the ground by a ground force and that must be primarily made up of arab sunnis themselves. >> reporter: they clashed on immigration. >> for marco to suggest our
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suggesting the firemen and the arsonists have the same record because they are both at the scene of the fire. >> reporter: the candidates have just two more scheduled debates to challenge front-runner donald trump face-to-face before the iowa caucuses on february 1st. an exchange about instituting a no-fly zone in syria led to rand paul questioning chris christie over the bridgegate scandal. >> we should shoot down the planes of russian pilots if they were stupidest enough to think this is the same as the one we have in the oval office right now. >> i think when we think about the judgment of someone who wants world war iii their about someone to shut down a bridge because they don't like their friends. >> if you want something talked about, ask the man. if you want something done, ask a woman. >> reporter: the debate featured a number of tense exchanges amongst the candidates. >> am i allowed to finish? >> one at a time.
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am i allowed to finish? >> go ahead, mr. trump. >> gwynne. >> i know you're trying to build up your energy, jeb, but it's not working very well. he is having a hard time with the polls and i'm not. i'm at 42 and he is at 3. if i were in his case i would do exactly the same. >> trump showed not to go on the attack against ted cruz. >> the past three or four days, he has a wonderful temperament. he is just fine. don't worry about it. >> okay. >> reporter: trump was asked if he would run as an independent. he responded that he is committed to the republican party and will support its nominee. danielle nottingham, cbs news, las vegas. for more, we are joined now by yahoo!'s national news correspondent hunter walker. good morning. you've been covering the debate in las vegas. so i want to ask you, we saw some of the highlights in danielle nottingham's piece, but what do you think were the big takeaway moments?
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>> for me, the big themes were that jeb bush attempted to challenge donald trump. we all know governor bush has been struggling in the polls and so we all understand why he attempted to take on trump and the question for me is whether or not that was successful and how much of a dent he will make in these national surveys. >> trump and cruz, prior to the debate, it seemed the two were having a bit of a war of words or a war of tweets. there was talk about whether or not they would clash. and you saw in danielle's speech, they sort of made up. >> absolutely. there seemed to be a little bit of a truce between trump and cruz. and in the days leading up to the debate, one of the major themes seemed like it would be a clash between trump and cruz. afterwards, i spoke to trump. he was calling cruz a good guy. it really did seem like they laid down their swords and decided to make peace.
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you know, for months, we were talking about ben carson and to slide. this debate, we knew there was foreign policy. he is not strong in that area and tried to beef things up. do you think he was successful? >> you're absolutely right. i think one of the big questions right now, as we have seen donald trump sink in the summer emerge as a front-runner who is in second place. we saw ben carson enter that zone. he has since gone in free-fall in the polls. in this debate, he seemed to sort of disappear. i think the question is who can emerge as the major challenger to trump, and for me, tonight, certainly it wasn't carson. >> okay. so bringing that point up, do you anticipate any shift at all in the polls moving forward? >> i think a big question for me is jeb bush went on the offensive with trump.
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did he put a dent in donald trump's lead? and, you know, we are waiting for the polls. we will see how that strikes out. >> hunter walker in las vegas, thank you very much. coming up on "cbs this morning," new jersey governor chris christie joins us with his take on last night's debate. and democrat hillary clinton is spelling out her plans to disrupt the home-grown terrorism threat. clinton said americans cannot give into fear. she called for an overhaul of visa waiver rules. >> anyone who has traveled in the past five years to a country facing serious problems with terrorism and foreign fighters should have to go through a full visa investigation, no matter where they are from. >> clinton also attacked her republican opponents saying shallow slogans don't add up to strategy. defense secretary ash carter arrived in iraq this morning on an unannounced visit.
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officials there to discuss the fight against isis. isis controls large amounts of trert in iraq and syria. the u.s. has changed its tone regarding syrian president bash ash al assad. john krerperry said assad can stay in power for now. until now, they have called for assad's removal. the faa is trying to figure out why a southwest airlines jet rolled off the runway at an airport late tuesday. fire officials told cbs news eight people suffered minor injuries. southwest flight boeing 737 had just arrived in nashville from houston and taxiing from the jet. the jet was packed. there were 133 passengers and five crewmembers on board and all were safely evacuated by the emergency chutes and to the terminal. passengers said they were
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like the jet bounced off the taxiway. >> we landed and then, the next thing you know, we are getting off the road. i'm looking at the wing and it looks like as if we are about to topple over and then we stopped in the ditch. >> you wonder what happened? did we hit somebody? did we hit a plane, a truck? what did we do? >> passengers say there was no panic and the evacuation was orderly. schools in los angeles will reopen this morning, one day after being shut over a terror threat. officials orderlied the nation's second largest school district closed tuesday, after receiving the e-mail threat. it described a large-scale jihadi attack with guns and bombs. police said the decision was the right call. >> would you have sent your child to school? and every parent i've asked has said, no, of course, not. >> new york received a similar threat, but officials concluded
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the los angeles unified school district september the students home at a cost of $29 million dollar. heavy snow and strong winds to the upper midwest and it dumped up to two feet of snow tuesday in colorado's mountains. a plow slipped off a highway near boulder and slipped pomp the driver is okay, though. . the snow forced flights cancelled in denver and lines of passengers waited to be rebooked. coming up on the "morning news." inside a superstorm. a rare tornado whips sydney, wins. later, ford's self-driving car head to silicon valley. this is the "cbs morning news."nce plan. engine oil changes tire rotations multi-point inspections roadside assistance and so much more for two years or 25,000 miles whichever comes first right now at toyotathon,
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one tornado brought 125-mile-per-hour winds. storms brought baseball-sized hail and heavy rain and destructive wind. only a few injuries were reported, though. a verdict in the case of a student accused of murdering his teacher. also a sweeping spending agreement. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. "the washington post" reports on congress reaching a year-end budget deal. the massive tax spending package averts the possibility of a government shutdown. it raises both domestic and defense spending and extends popular tax credits. the deal also lifts a 40-year-old ban on exporting u.s. crude oil. "the boston globe" reports on a teenager found guilty of murdering and raping his high school teacher. phillip chisholm killed his math teacher who years ago. he is due in court today to face murder charges and other charges and an attack that occurred while he awaited trial for the
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the baltimore sun reports jurors are deadlocked in the trial of one of the officers charged in the death of freddie gray but will continue to deliberate today. officer william porter is charged with involuntary manslaughter and other crimes. gray suffered a fatal spinal chord injury while in police custody in april. "the flint journal" the city is seeking a federal disaster declaration. the city was using water from the flint river. that caused lead in aging pipes to seep into the drinking water. the mayor says the lead exposure to children will force the city to spend more money on special education and mental health. still to come, gone in 60 seconds. surveillance video catches a young person keeping the car right from under the driver.
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rate hikes will be gradual. the rate banks charge each other for overnight loans have been near zero since 2008. wall street posted biggs gains in more than a week thanks to gains in energy and bank stock. the dow rose 156 points and s&p gained 21 and nasdaq climbed 43 points. chipotle says it will not be raising prices to cover the costs of new food safety procedures. chipotle enacted the new procedures following and e. coli outbreak that forced the company to close more than 40 stores in the pacific northwest and 50 people got sick. beginning next year, ford will test a self-driving car in california. it will be used in the research. ford is already testing self-driving facilities at its michigan facility. ford joins google and nissan and others who are testing autonomous driving cars.
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just 24 hours ago, this bank in -- >> right there. >> reporter: what? oh, that is the robber! >> man! a cbs affiliate was in the middle of a live report on tuesday, about a minnesota robbery, when a bank employee rushed past the camera and says that they have actually been hit a second time! that's when kimp reporter add a.m. suhot breaks away to alert police. >> reporter: once i left that screen, my first instinct was to see if i could see the suspect anywhere else and call 911 as fast as possible. >> reporter: police arrived on
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and picked up the robber a short time later. a 12-year-old serial criminal, 12, was caught on video red-handed. a florida man was pumping gas last week when a boy told him his tire was low. as the man checked, the boy jumped inside and sped off. police recognize the boy from surveillance video and took him into custody. he has actually been arrested more than 20 times. the celtics honored a special olympian who overcame all odds to compete on his high school golf and basketball teams. lebron james greeted 16-year-old aaron miller during last night's game. miller was born with severe brain damage. after thousands of hours of surgery and physical therapy, he is able to walk and play sports. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," legendary actress cicely tyson.
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are you up for a part? >> i'm so sorry about this. >> what is this? >> i understand you haven't cast hans solo yet. i have it down. is it like this? and then like this? >> thank you. >> in case you were wondering how director j.j. abrams convinced harrison ford to apprise his role in the hans solo in "star wars." >> can i say one more thing? >> sure.
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hans and his brother franz and we are twins and one of them remembered to moisturize. >> it's hans solo! >> there are two of us now. >> i work alone. i don't need you. he doesn't need you! see you later, james. >> j.j. >> j.j. >> ford got the role and "star wars" "the force awakens" is in some theaters as early as thursday night. this morning, 25 movies were named to the national film registry of the library of congress. they will be preserved because of their cultural and historic importance. the new films added this year include the 1984 comedy "ghostbusters." also the high flying drama "top gun" from 1986 starring tom cruise and "sneeze. one of the earliest movies
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coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," we go to flint, michigan, where there is high levels of lead in their water. and cicely tyson as they return to her harlem neighborhood. and allegedly causing baldness. that is th "cbs morning news" for this wednesday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. it's time for carpool karaoke on "the late late night show." storey of my life." before they got to the cbs studios a quartet before they got to the studio, made a pit stop where they choreographed a
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>> we are all wearing this. always feels like we are a boy band. >> i know about wearing denim. >> exactly. thank you. >> you're already wearing it. >> so now, officially, we are giving the fans what they have always wanted, which is a music video to no control all in matching outfits. >> you're welcome.
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