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captioning funded by cbs it's wednesday, january 27th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." the standoff between armed protesters and authorities in oregon turned bloody. one person is killed when when the fbi and state troops close in on the occupation of federal lands. fox news is getting dumped by trump. the republican presidential front-runner says he is not taking part in the cable's
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and tragedy in indiana. a beloved principal puts her life on the line, pushing young students out of the way of a school bus, before it hits and killed her. r good morning from the studio headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. this morning, the leaders of the armed group occupying a federal wildlife refuge in oregon are under arrest. the situation at the wildlife refuge itself remains fluid. the fbi and oregon state police stopped the group on a highway near burns, owner regon, shots were fired and one member of the militia killed and another wounded. andrew denver of our portland station from burns joins us on the phone. andrew, what did you tell us. >> reporter: ammom bundy and some of his top ranking officials left the refuge late tuesday afternoon for a
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town a hundred miles north of the wildlife refuge. that is when federal authorities made their move. one man was killed and eight others were arrested. reports are suggesting that lavoy finnegan, arguably the number two guy in all of this, was the one to be killed but that is yet to be confirmed by authorities. i can say that finnegan has said many times he would rather die than go to jail. the militia arrested including ammon bundy and his brother and shawn shaughnessy. pete santelea was already arrested and streaming on his youtube page but he is not affiliation and often referred to as bundy's right hand man. john rightshimer another one involved in the occupation is in. all of the arrested are facing federal conspiracy felony
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as for the rest of the militia to still be occupying the malheiur wildlife refuge the county judge is asking them to leave peacefully. one thing important to understand in all of this bundy and his followers frequently left the refuge coming and going as they pleased so it wasn't out of the ordinary for them to think they could get in a truck, back. they have done that several times the last couple of weeks but this time, the fbi shut them down. still an active situation here. >> andrew denver in burns, oregon, thank you for bringing us up-to-speed. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will have the latest on the arrest of the leaders of the oregon wildlife refuge occupation. republican front-runner donald trump plans to skip tomorrow's gop presidential debate. it is the final gop debate
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without trump, seven candidates will take part. the debate is being broadcast by fox news. trump says he has issues with fox moderator meghan kelly. don champion has more. >> reporter: a series of war had been going on for trump. his decision comes days before republicans will finally start voting on who they want to be their presidential nominee. the latest escalation and tensions came after fox news released this press release tuesday saying, in part, we learned from a secret back channel that the ayatollah and putin both intend to treat donald trump unfairly when they meet with him if he becomes president. the statement set the republican presidential front-runner off. >> when they sent out the wise guy press releases a little bit
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along with roger ayos i said bye-bye. >> reporter: you call overweight women pigs. >> reporter: just yesterday, the billionaire candidate took to instagram, asking his followers if he should participate in yet another debate moderated by her. >> trump is not used to not controlling things, but the truth is he doesn't get to control the media. >> reporter: in a statement, the network says trump is still elcome at thursday night's event and will be treated fairly. >> this is all about his not being willing to defend his record. >> reporter: locked in a tight battle for first place, ted cruz is now offering to debate trump one-on-one. >> 90 minutes, you and me, monoamono, lincoln/douglas style and if that scares you, then we can do a iowa town hall. >> reporter: this is the seventh
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instead of attending the debate, trump says he, instead, will be holding a fund-raiser for veterans and wounded warriors. >> don champion here in new york, thank you, don. democratic presidential hopeful bernie sanders is scheduled to meet with president obama this morning at the white house. the white house says there is no formal agenda for the meeting, but the little known senator from vermont has become a surprising factor in the democratic nominating process. a milwaukee man is under arrest. the fbi says sammy mohammed hahnza had been under surveillance since september. he told fbi informance his group planned to shoot everyone they saw at the temple and hoped to kill at least 30 people. he was arrested monday by undercover agent after he paid for two automatic machine guns and silencerses. he is charged with gun possession. two people were killed and three others wounded when
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camp in seattle. v?| it's unclear what triggered last night's shooting. one victim died at the scene, another at the hospital. seattle police say they do not believe the shootings were random. >> we do have at least two persons of interest. we believe this was a targeted incident. we have no reason to believe anyone else is in danger at this point. >> one of the victims remains in critical condition. police believe the victims were targeted because of who they are, not because they were homeless. president obama was briefed on the potential threat of the zika virus. yesterday, the world health organization predicted the mosquito-transmitted virus was spread to almost all countries in the americas, including the u.s. symptoms are usually mild, but the virus has been linked to birth defects in brazil. the president called for the development of tests, vaccines, and treatments. the two anti-abortion rights
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those undercovered videos of planned parenthood will turn themselves in. the two faces charges of tampering with governmental records, a felony. they made an undercover video accusing planned parenthood of illegally selling fetal tissue for research. a grand jury found the organization did nothing wrong. the texas teenager who used a so-called affluenza defense could be back in the united states within 48 hours. ethan couch was fighting deportation from mexico but dropped his appeal. couch and his mother were arrested last month following a more than two-week manhunt. he'll return to texas to face charges stemming from a drunken driving conviction in which four people were killed and couch received probation. coming up on the "morning news." a cliff hanger. an eroding california cliff puts home at risk of falling into the sea. later, braving the blizzard. we will show you how a medic helped a woman get a life saving transplant. this is the "cbs morning news."
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