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it's wednesday, march 23rd, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." the hunt for a terrorist. belgium and the rest of europe on alert after tuesday's bombings in brussels. this morning, the search is on for this man believed to be one of the bombers who carried out the attacks. we should not be allowing anyone to come to this country that wane cnot vet to make sure that they are not radical islamic terrorism. >> the last thing we need, my friends, are leaders who incite more fear. and terror becomes the focus on the campaign trail, as voters
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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. well, the latest announcement from isis following the brussels bombings is a dire threat promising what is coming is worse and more bitter. yesterday's deadly bombings rattled europe and shut down the belgian capital. these two are believed to have been suicide bombers and brothers known to police. police are looking for the third man wearing the hat who was being sought before yesterday's attack and is believed to be the bomb maker, also involved in last year's paris attacks. three bombs killed at least 31 people and injured about 250 others. the first victim to be identified is this lady of peru. she was at the airport with her husband and her twin daughters.
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>> reporter: brussels airport remains closed for the second day in a row. the city of brussels, though, is slowly coming back to life. we have been garbage trucks taking their daily routes and cars on the streets and people walking on the sidewalks and buses packed with people heading to work. much different scenario what unfolded yesterday where a block away from the train station that came under attack. you can see it is still closed, but police here on the scene, as they continue their investigation. all of this unfolding, of course, as police continue their search for at least one suspect that remains at large. [ screaming ] >> reporter: passengers ran in panic after a bombing exploded in the departures area of brussels international airport tuesday morning. a second blast followed. >> it was very loud. not something that sat on the ground or something. it was -- you felt kind
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shocked. >> reporter: belgian police say these are the suspects. investigators believe the two men in black blew themselves up. they wore gloves that may have hit detonators and a hundred for the man in white wearing a hat. an hour later a bomb tore through a subway station that serves the european parliament. >> we received a big blast of air and the train stopped. >> reporter: people scrambled through the dark tunnels to safety. belgian security forces have been conducting raids here in brussels and one of them, investigators say they found an explosive device with nails, chemicals, and an isis flag. americans are among the injured. one of the blasts at the airport knocked 37-year-old sej belgiumin to the ground. his father spoke to his son on the phone. >> he saw people dead and people dying, so that -- i'm sure that will stay with him for the rest of his life. >> reporter:
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minister warned more attacks could be coming. he has called for three days of official mourning. the u.s. state department has issued a travel advisory for all of europe, warning u.s. citizens to be vigilant. in brussels, johnathan vigliotti, cbs news. the attack in brussels came just days after the arrest of abdeslam, the suspected chief planner of those events. during the raid that netted abdeslam, authorities announced they were working for najim laachro laachroui. we know he is linked to tuesday's attacks. allan, authorities are aware of the three men they found on surveillance building they knew about the two men and the bomb maker. what can you tell us about these three men? >> reporter: two the men who were seen in the video believed to be the suicide bombers were known to the belgianic
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terrorism. laachroui, his dna was found in an apartment used by the paris attackers. he is directly linked to that. they think he may well be the master bombmaker. he traveled to hungary last year. authorities are arriving here to work with their european counterpart, specifically to look at the bomb and how it was made, because the more they found out about the specifics of the bomb, the expertise that went into it the more clues who did it and they can trace back perhaps to where he got the bits' pieces but it's a long, slow process. >> since friday, belgium has been on high alert but they weren't able to stop what i'ppened yesterday.
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brussels are beginning to lose faith in the fact that authrities may or may not be able to protect them? >> i think that would be a natural thing, although people here do realize also this is a very difficult thing to do. you simply can't find everybody all the time. it's interesting. i was here after the paris bombings and this city was on a stage iv alert level and today behind there is lots of traffic and kid are going to school and public transport, with the exception of the line that was bombed, is open and running. people are being weary and cautious and they, obviously, want their political and security people to get a handle on this, but i think europe is becoming attuned to the idea it's going to happen. you're not going to be able to stop it all and it can take all of the sensible precaution they can and get on with life and that is the way that you kind of hit back at them
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silence here today, later on in the morning, to honor those who with were killed but then people will get right back to business. they are nervous, but they are not running scared. >> we saw that in paris and i guess seeing it now in brussels. allen pizzey, thank you very much. dozens of americans were attacks. it's unclear whether any u.s. sis were killed or how many were hurt. but some who survived the attacks are sharing their stories while others are waiting word from their loved ones. >> i was in line to check in and she was sitting in the seat with her husband waiting for me to finish. nauk [ inaudible question ] >> i have no idea where she is. >> reporter: they haven't heard from the couple since the brussels airport attack. they were dropping off stephanie's mother at the airport when the terrorists struck. justin's brother says the state department told his family, the tennessee couple is not on a casualty list. >> this is
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running through the airport after the blast. >> reporter: quinnipiac university students here were in the airport for about ten minutes before the blast went off. after flagging down a car outside the airport, the students spent the night as a u.s. embassy worker hems and say they are continuing their trip through europe. >> she is telling us she is planning on continuing her trip because if she doesn't, they win! so she's going. >> reporter: three american mormons missionaries were hurt in the explosion and not a brush of terrorism for one of them. mason wells was a block away from the finish line at the 2013 boston marathon when a bomb went off and he was at his home mission at paris when last year's attacks happened. the family of one of the other missionaries joseph empey says he is in good spirits. >> we love him a lot and hop
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>> the justice department says an air force family of six were taken to the hospital. the unidentified air force service member is stationed at a base in the netherlands. jeh johnson says no incredible intelligence pointing to an attack in the u.s. but the brussels bombings stepped up security in this country. extra security was employed at major airports and transit hubs across the u.s. security officials are considering additional screening for air travelers coming from belgium into the u.s. president obama is in argentina this morning and arrived in woubuenos aires overnight. he attended a baseball game between the tampa bay rays and the cuban national team. the president was asked if he would skip the game after given
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belgium. >> they can't produce anything. they don't have a message that appeals to the vast majority of muslims or the vast majority of people around the world. what they can do is scare and make people afraid. and disrupt our daily lives and divide us. and as long as we don't allow that to happen, we are going to be okay. >> mr. obama said the brussels attack is the latest example of why the entire world must unite to fight terrorism. cbs news coverage of the attacks in brussels continues on "cbs this morning." we have a tm of correspondents in europe. plus a look at the security status in the u.s. now to the race for the white house, where, this morning, both front runners maintain comfortable lead but they failed to dominate yesterday's race. donald trump easily won the republican primary in arizona. and all of its 58 delegates. but ted cruz scored a key victory winning utah's gop caucus and appears t
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delegates, slowing trump's efforts to get enough delegates to clench the nomination. on the democratic side, bernie sanders won the idaho and utah caucus and such a huge turnout that votes had to photo copy fresh ballots but hillary clinton easily won the arizona primary. talk of the attack in brussels and how to respond to isis dominated the campaign trail. don champion has that part of the story. >> anywhere where there is a local of radicalization and where there is an expanding presence of radical islamic terrorism, we need law enforcement recourse directed there and national security sources directed there. the object to is to keep everybody safe. >> reporter: ted cruz the united states needs a president to stand up to its enemies and donald trump agreed saying they should scale back its commitment to nato
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belgium attack could have been prevented. >> he'll talk a lot faster with torture. if he would of talked, you might not have had to blow up all of these people dead and all of these people horribly wounded. >> reporter: last night, hillary clinton said now is not the time to panic. >> we can't throw out everything we know about what works and what doesn't and start torturing people. what donald trump, ted cruz and others are suggesting is not only wrong, it's dangerous. >> reporter: and bernie sanders said america should not isolate itself in the world. >> we will destroy isis through a coalition in the middle east, led by the muslim nations themselves. >> reporter: this morning the nation's largest muslim civil rights said cruz's
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an left aalarming message to mu. hillary clinton will give a speech later today in california. >> thank you, don. coming up on the "morning news." presidential politics gets personal. gop front-runner donald trump threatens to spill the beans on the life of ted cruz. and the effort to get a man down from a pine tree hurling pine cones. this is the "cbs morning news." when heartburn hits fight back fast tums smoothies starts dissolving the instant it touches your tongue and neutralizes stomach acid at the source tum, tum, tum, tum smoothies! only from tums still smell like springtime? washed 12 weeks ago and unstopables in-wash scent boosters the more you pour, the more scent you'll savor.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. a scene captivating seattle has garnered attention across the united states. the person known as "man in the tree" climbed and 80-foot tree in downtown seattle on tuesday. traffic was snarled throughout seattle as the man threw branches and pine cones at police and passers-by below. wives have apparently become fair game in the presidential fight. donald trump tweeted the following.
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it shows revealing images of former model melana trump from 16 years. cruz tweeted the following. the world pays tribute to the attacks in belgium. ahead landmarks in europe and also in america light up to honor the victims of the terror attacks. over half a grand em when they switch to progressive. so i'm dabbling in new ventures. it was board-game night with the dalai lama. great guy. terrible player. ♪ go paperless ♪ don't stress, girl ♪ i got the discounts that you need ♪ it's a balancing act, but i got to give the people what they want -- more box. any words for the critics? what can i say? critties gonna neg. [ applause ] the what?! [ laughs ]
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forecast in some cities around the country. dry woodlands are posing a challenge for firefighters this morning in northwest oklahoma. they are battling a grass fire
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the flames have jumped across the state border into kansas. the brussels attack sent airline and travel-related stocks lower in u.s. markets. the airport bombs highlight concerns about security at airports. americanairlines and delta both fell in trading tuesday. cruise operators and royal caribbean and carnival were both down and so were priceline and speed ya. cities are paying tribute to brussels bombings. a crowd gathered for a vigil in new york's union square. >> we are here to show that even if we are far away from belgium, we think about belgian people and we are with them for this event. >> the empire state building went dark and the spire
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world trade center turned black, yellow, and red. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," republican candidate ted cruz. this is the "cbs morning news." [000:23:07;00] and life's beautiful moments. with flonase allergy relief, they wont. most allergy pills only control one inflammatory substance. flonase controls six. and six is greater than one. flonase changes everything. protect your clothes fromout in tstretching, fading, and fuzz.. ...with downy fabric conditioner... it helps protect clothes from the damage of the wash. so your favorite clothes stay your favorite clothes.
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rapes on >> what a warm up. allyson rae has the first look at the forecast, cherry blossoms aplenty. >> yesterday was so beautiful after the high clouds went away, the sun was out, temperatures were nice. today warmer. we are going to start off with the high clouds yet again, 56 degrees. mostly cloudy. a milky start. winds are out of the south, southwest. a breezy day. you can see the high clouds once we head through the lay morning into the early afternoon they will go away an a lot of sunshine. not as cold this morning. yesterday in the 20s. not the case with the clouds and southwesterly winds. those two things combined help keep the temperatures on the warmer side. 56 for washington. 52 leesburg. we are heading to the 70s. enjoy it. lots of 70s for your lunch hour. >> good morning.
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if you are traveling northbound on i-95 i want when you get between seminary road and king street that exit ramp will be closed. take little river turnpike and work northbound. up over the key bridge a smooth ride traveling between rosslyn and georgetown. weather and traffic are back shortly. a huge manhunt is underway following the brussels attack. police are looking for evidence and suspects in the explosions at an apartment and on the sway train. >> they released a photo taken at the airport of three suspects. the one on the far right is believed to have survived the bombing. 31 people were killed. 10 -- over 100 hurt. isis is taking credit for the attacks and promising there are more to come. former toronto mayor rob ford has died of cancer. he was stripped of his political powers but voters later chose him to return to
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public office. they elected him to the toronto battling a rare and aggressive form of cancer. he was 46. a florida sheriff is bringing a criminal charge against a mother accidentally shot by her son. she put a loaded gun under her front seat. the boy slid into the back where the boy was riding. she is recovering from her wounds. now she faces a misdemeanor charge of unsafe storage of a firearm. the mtv reality show personality found guilty of making threatening calls to the metro system is going to prison. a judge sentenced him to 21 months in jail. police arrested him last may. investigators say he made more than 300 threats against metro in to 911 operators. your next ride on uber
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could make you hungry. uber delivering food as well. uber eats is launching as a stand alone app in ten cities in the united states including d.c. the first customers tweeted out the videos of the experience. uber promising to deliver the meals in less than an hour and you can track it in realtime. >> we are just starting the morning's regular delivery of news. >> in realtime. thanks for joining us on hump day. the news at 4:30 started right notice. right now an all out manhunt. they are looking for this man on the extreme right wanted in connection to a deadly attack at the international airport in brussels. good morning, i'm andrea roane. >> thank you for joining us this wednesday, i'm mike hydeck. larry miller has time-saver traffic. let's start with allyson. hard to choose today or
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tomorrow as the >> tomorrow might be a smidge better because it will be warmer and we start with more sunshine. today we have high clouds and allotted more sunshine as the day progresses but it's awesome. temperatures, it's cool but warmer than yesterday, into the 50s. 54 rests stone. we have clouds hanging around. they will fade away, sunshine and we are gearing up for rain showers for friday. coming up a little later, we will go through the extended futurecast and time out the showers for you. today and tomorrow will be dry. here are the high temperatures town by town, 71 to leesburg, washington and warmer farther south, fredricksburg 76. enjoy it. >> good morning, allyson. 4:30 is the time. around the beltway we are doing well. 395 road could have been trucks -- road construction.


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