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captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is wednesday, october 4th, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning." overnight the las vegas gunman's girlfriend arrived back in the united states from the philippines. investigators now call her a person of interest. they hope she can tell them why stephen paddock carried out the deadliest shooting in modern american history. >> officials say he had 47 guns. norah is in las vegas where she talks with those leading the investigation. >> this morning, what they faced during the gunman's attack. more ses
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talks about strangers helping her over a fence. we look at the impact of one bystander and what facebook promises to do about it. >> but we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> authorities are learning more about how, but that critical question of why remains unanswered. >> the investigation into the las vegas massacre continues. >> newly released body camera video shows it. >> the u.s. killer's girlfriend back on u.s. soil. >> president trump is heading to las vegas today to meet with victims after he paid a visit to puerto rico following hurricane maria. >> i hate to tell you, puerto rico, you've thrown our budget out of whack, and that's fine. we've saved a lot of
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welcome to "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell is standing by in las vegas. b bianna golodryga is with us. they now finally have the ability to question the key figure. marilou danley finally arrived from philippines. >> this shows her in the wheelcha wheelchair. the sheriff says he's confident she'll provide much needed answers. this shows rapid gunfire as the officering help get people to safety. >> this morning we know the names of nearly all 58 people killed by the gunman. they come from across the united states and canada. norah o'donnell is near the shooting scene
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outside the mandalay bay hotel and casino. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. a lot of information to report to you. in the last 24 hours we visited the hospital and heard remarkable stories of survival. we always talked with the atf. and new details about how and where stephen paddock got his weapons. here's what we know. he bought 50 guns legally. the aff tells me he purchased 33 firearms in the last year alone. the majority of them, rifles. they said none of the purchases set off any red flags. we're also getting a look inside the hotel suite where paddock orchestrated his massacre. while the motive remain as mysterying it is clear he was armed for an even longer siege. this police body cam video shows the relentless firepower. first responders were up against
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for up to 11 minutes stephen paddock shot concertgoers with seemingly endless bursts of gunfire, over a dozen volleys in all. he had been stockpiling his firearms since 1982, according to jill snyder of the alcohol, tobacco, and firearms. >> how many firearms in all? >> he purchased 33 fiearms, the majority of them rifles. >> that didn't set off a red flag anywhere? >> we wouldn't get notified of multilet sales, only if there were multiple rifles. >> why is that? >> there's no federal law requires that. >> he rigged 12 semiautomatic weapons with bump
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>> a semiautomatic rifle with a bump stock on it is not an illegal machine gun. >> how big were the ammo clips? >> they range from 60 rounds to 100 rounds. >> he had huge clips of ammunition. >> yes. >> cbs news has learned paddock also set up cameras in and around the luxury suite he turned into a sniper's nest, a kind of early warning system for any approaches officers. as he fired out of two windows, one camera points out the peephole, two more were outside. one was on the room service cart outside the door says las vegas p.d. sheriff joe lombardo. >> was he recording or transmitting? >> i'm not aware of any transmission, but he had cameras. >> how many cameras? >> i don't know. >> for what purpose.
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anybody coming to take him into custody. >> so essentially you have a recording of him carrying out this carnage. >> no, that's not what i'm essentially saying. that is being evaluated. the fbi took all digital and electronic evidence into custody and that's what we're evaluating. >> so there you see there's a lot of electronic evidence they're going to be evaluating. also this. we've learned from the atf that stephen paddock bought a gun or guns as late as thursday. that's three days before the attack he carried out behind me. the bottom line i learned yesterday is you can buy as many semiautomatic weapons as you want and the atf tells us they wouldn't know about it because there's no licensing to record that. jill snyder of the aff says they have agents looking into whether
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ranges. perhaps the entire list of what those guns were, those 47 guns that have been -- that have been brought up -- acquired by the atf and fbi. gayle, charlie, bianna? >> we'll have more throughout this evening -- throughout the morning. in the meantime, take a look at this. we have the woman who has come back. agents have seen her coming into los angeles airport last night and cbs news now confirmed marilou danley arrived at l.a.x. local station knbc shows officers apparently escorting her through the airport in a wheelchair. paddock transfer $100 million to the philippines the day before the shooting. jeff pegues
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good morning. >> good morning. she lived with him and was around him as he was building up the arsenal. she's someone who can fill in the blanks and investigators will want to get her into the interview room quickly. marilou danley's sister says she might be the only one with it. she says he sent her away so she wouldn't interfere with his plans. >> he sent her away. he said, oh, marilou, i sent you a ticket to go away. >> investigators are trying to get answers to his motive. danley who is 62 years old is an australian citizen but a native of the philippines. she met stevphen paddock after
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danley in 2013. >> he loved her. >> they met when she was a hose tell. they had been living together and most recently at this house in mesquite, nevada. >> and as he was descending into hell, he wanted to try to take care of her. >> authoritying tell cbs news while danley was in the philippines, paddock transferred tens of thousands of dollars overseas. eric believes his brother did it to protect her. >> he wanted -- he manipulated her to be completely as far away from this and safe when he did this. >> investigators will try to determine whether that is accurate and why as cbs news reported yesterday there were more than 100 suspicious activity reports of large cash transferred overseas and deposits here in the u.s. calls to da
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defense attorney, we have reached out and we have not heard back. >> so many questions and we want the answers. that ing you very much, jeff. we're hearing stories of hope and bravery after the disast disaster. michael caster says he owes his thanks to someone who took him to the hospital. adriana diaz has more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the sense of grief is still so strong here, but so is a sense of gratitude among those who came so close to death and survived. we spoke to michael caster and his girlfriend in the hospital room. both are still coming to grips with what happened sunday night. >> i was on the ground, i couldn't move. hayed no feeling from the torso down. >> reporter: shortly after this photo was taken, michael caster was
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hitting his spine, just missing his heart. his girlfriend found a gurney and took him to the car. >> they said, leave him, they'll come back. >> by the time i was taken to the hospital, my lungs were full. >> with blood. >> with blood, yeah. >> reporter: 27-year-old tina frost is in a coma and kurnlcury on a respirator. mary is her mother. >> the bullet went in through her right eye, but there was no brain swelling, which is very good. >> reporter: there is only heartbreak for the families who lost loved ones. roc r rocio guillen had four children. her son. >> i won't hear
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>> steven came there to celebrate his 44th birthday. heather ran a day care center in utah. michael caster said he, too, might have died if his girlfriend had. gotten him to the hospital. >> i did take a bullet for her, so she's just paying me back, you know. i don't know. i might not have made it. >> reporter: part of caster's lung has been removed. it's a long road to recovery. doctors told him with time ands if cal therapy he will be able to walk again. he and his family are looking if any skparm am treatment that can help. >> hopefully a good prognosis. even a 6-week-old is going to have to learn how her mother died. thanks for the report. meantime the las vegas massacre was the longest list in
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by more than one count, there have been more than a thousand since 2012. an estimated 93 people are killed by guns every day in this country and now democrats are trying to restart the debate over gun safety. nancy cordes is on capitol hill with why new laws may be difficult to pass. good morning. >> good morning. they felt a new sense of hope when the president said he would be speaking on it as time goes by. they're pushing for restrictions on the kind of item that the shooter used to make his weapons more lethal. >> at some point in time, in uf is enough. >> democrats urged the gop to pick a policy, any policy. >> is there nothing that we can do? >> among the options they say are bills to mandate background checks, prevejts stalkers from buying guns and ban so-called
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shooter may have used to increase the rate of fire on his semiautomatic weapon. >> the only purpose to have one of these devices is to see how quickly you can kill a lot of people. >> some republicans say they'd consider it. >> these ooh something we'll take a look at it. >> others say this isn't the time to talk policy. >> i don't think we should politicize it. >> mitch mcconnell was one of them. >> i think it's premature to be discussing it if there are any. >> house speaker paul ryan said gun laws are not the main problem. >> ho can you make them more safe in the face of shootings that seem to be getting more frequent and more deadly. >> one of the things we've learned from these shootings is that often underneath this is a diagnosis of mental illness and that's why the house of representatives passed landmark health reform just a year ago. >> is it a
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person who's mentally ill a gun. >> they said they rolled it back because it infringed on the rights of legal gun holder. he said the house has no imminent plans to vote on a bill to allow the sale of gun silencers. >> that bill is not scheduled now. i don't know when it's going to be scheduled. >> until recently that bill appeared to be on the fast track. it's a big pry yortd which invested heavily in republican candidates in 2016 including the president spending about $52 million. almost triple what it spent in 2012, charlie. >> nancy, thanks. the death toll in puerto rico climbed to 34 in the wake of hurricane maria. 93% of the island is still without power. president trump visited the u.s. territory yesterday to meet with the victims and first responders. david begnaud is in san juan,
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david, good morning. >> reporter: charlie, good morning. the white house believes it could cost between $10 billion and $13 billion to help puerto rico rebuild. yesterday president trump met with local leaders. one of them was the mayor of san juan. afterward the mayor met with white house staff and when she walked away from that meeting she announced she believes the white house understands the disconnect as she put it between what is supposed to happen and what really happened. >> there's a lot of love in this room. >> president and the first lady were greeted by a friendly audience from the town of guaynabo. the president handed out supp suppli supplies, tossing paper towel into the crowd. he also visited neighborhoods. >> we're going to help you out shoo thank you, mr. president trump. >> good to see you. >> reporter: the president and
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island by helicopter. they did not get a look at the harder hit area of the island. he praised the federal government's response but seemed to downplay the devastation of hurricane maria compared to hurricane katrina. >> if you look at the catastrophe of katrina and the tremendous hundreds and hundreds of people who died, you can be proud of the people working together. >> reporter: he criticized the u.s. territory for more more than $7 billion debt. >> i hate to tell you, puerto rico, because you've thrown our budget out of whack sfwhoo later they seemed to suggest the deaths may be forgiven. >> we have to look at the debt structure. we're going to have to wipe that
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president left that island he announced the death toll has risen from 16 to 34. the majority of deaths we're told were due to floodinging mudslides, and flying debris, but we're told they also died from heart attacks, suicide, and a lack of oxygen. >> boy. thank you very much, david begnaud reporting from puerto rico. we have an update on a las vegas shooting victim we told you about yesterday. her name is
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a person wrongly identified online as the las vegas gunman has been targeted with death threats. >> ahead, what's behind the damaging spread of misinformation on social media and the con ffusing hours after the shooting. >> you're watching "cbs this morning."
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♪ amazing grace how sweet the sound that saved a wretch like me ♪ thousands of people joined together to sing "amazing grace" for the victims of the mass shooting. 4,300 people reportedly attended that candlelight vigil at the church. others listened online. that gives me goosebumps. that song play at this time is so appropriate, i think. >> we know there were vigils head across the country for thosend
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people who died that day. welcome back to "cbs this morning." here are three things you should know. las vegas is already ramping up security. guards at the wynn resorts started installs scanning detectors and they're doing screenings. we're learning the 2013 hack was much worse than originally thought. all three billion accounts were breached, that's two billion more. it includes e-mail addresses, names, and phone numbers, but not financial information. the new parent company said it made the discovery during the
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when president trump touches down, he'll console those most deeply affected by the shooting. mr. trump's unapologetic support for the nationalle
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could bring new scrutiny. he called stephen paddock sick and demented. the white house said it's simply not time to talk about gun control or the its the president has already taken to erase gun control moves put in place by president obama. it's worth noting in the 1990s and early 2000s, mr. trump supported the banning of assault weapons and praised president obama in the sandy hook massacre. the question for mr. trump and lawmakers on capitol hill is whether preventing all mass shootings is the only acceptable standard or if using new federal laws to reduce their frequency and lethality might be. >> all right, major. thank you so much. more than 500 people were injured in sunday's massacre. about one-quarter of them are state
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kristin babik was wounded after 22,000 people were running in terror. after being shot in the back and nearly becoming paralyzed, kristin babik said she's just thankful to have survived. she told us sunday night's show began like any other concert. >> i couldn't believe at the time it was a gun. i didn't want to. >> reporter: kristin babik says disbelief after hearing the spray of gunfire. >> there were some people yelling, don't worry, don't worry, it's nothing. >> it's not a gun. it's not a gun. >> reporter: t . >> the second time came around and more people started to realize what it was and after the third time we knew. >> reporter: a bullet struck the 24-year-old in her back coming very close to her spine. >> your friend said it felt like a water balloon that hit you. >> i said that because
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hit i felt like a splatter. i thought maybe someone threw their drink or maybe someone's being silly. >> it was blood that you felt. >> yes. >> how soon after that did you realize you had been shot. >> i started running toward the back and i realize i couldn't breathe. >> reporter: bleeding and fighting for air, babik continued running alongside her friend joseph os student yeo. >> we made our way to a fence because the exits were too full and there were people on the other side helping people get over. someone caught me. i was so scared. he gave me the biggest hug and he told me everything's going to be okay. >> reporter: babik was rushed by ambulance to university medical center with broken ribs and a collapsed lung. now in her third year of law school at the university of florida, she had one question for the doctor. >> i kept asking her, am i going to be okay?
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school. when she told me the bullet was in my spine or close to it, then my second question was am i going to be paralyzed. and i was like, am i going to be able to walk again and she told me when i woke up after they put the tube in my chest, you're going to graduate and you're going to be able to run a marathon. you're going to run again. >> i see you still have the wristband on. >> yeah. i haven't cut it off yet. i don't know if i should or not. >> reporter: babbitt says surviving sunday renoose her purpose to being a criminal prosecutor. >> as soon as i get these tubes removed. >> you'll be standing in a courtroom as a criminal prosecutor. >> that's the plan.
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going to be released from the hospital once her lung can inflate correctly on its own. she told me before she got in the ambulance and strangers tried to stop the bleeding. she wanted to grab the phone and call her mom back hope. her mom was there inside the room and she was very emotional as she heard her daut rear count what happened. >> what a special graduation that will be for kristin and her family to witness her walk across the stage. it reminds you the physical scars will heal and the emotional scars. >> how many stories are like it in las vegas. >> so many. fake news stories the massacre in las vegas occurred soon after the attacks. learn how it caused the gunman's girlfriend to get death threats. now is the time to get big of electric vehicles and what that meansor
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the shooting in las vegas, some people looking for information read and shared those false articles without even realizeding that it wasn't true. two-thirds of american adults use social media to get their news today. there's a lot of misinformation these days. welcome. >> there certainly is. welcome. social media has seen a shift from a way to share personal pictures and status updates to one of the main ways people get their news, but the platforms have struggled to keep a lid on incorrect information and as we've receive the last 48 hours, false news takes a very real personal toll. >> the families have been getting death threats and would like people to know that social media has spun this out of control. >> they say their father gary danley is innocent as is
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mother marilou. some facebook users saw the crisis response page with the link to this gateway article incorrectly calling gary danley as the shooter calling him an anti-trump army. another from alt-right news says the attack was the work of isis. they later apologized for the mistake. facebook said the vegas false news issue has been fixed. quote, we know you want to see accurate information, so do we. at facebook we're working to fight fake news. he says the nature of social media amplifies stories that are blatantly false. >> the authors or the promoters of this type of fake content often are
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people, outrage them. so even if people stop to investigate or dispute or even debunk or especially things like fact-checking you're getting more engagement with that which intends to reinforce the content elsewhere. >> reporter: late last month mark zuckerberg talked about facebook's problem. >> i wish we could tell you we're going to stop it all, but that's unrealistic. >> reporter: last month congress is investigating whether those ads seen by about 10 million peoplen ter feared with the 2016 election. congressman adam schiff is the top democrat. >> they need to see these ads. they need to see how cynical these ads are, how they sought to divide and turn american against american. >> congressman shift says the
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here's a look at headlines from around the globe. they told the bbc they will declare independence in a matter of days. catalonia is in the northeast portion of spain. nearly 900 people were hurt sunday on a police crackdown. spain's king accused organizers of breaking principles. richard smith testified before congress yesterday. he apologized for the data breach that affected more than 145 million americans. lawmakers pressed him on why it took so long to inform consumers and fix the problem. >> i did not know the size, the scope of the breach. >> how does this happen when so much is at stake? i don't think we can
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it is wednesday, october 4th, 2017. welcome back to "cbs this morning." ahead, how the las vegas gunman made up to a dozen rifles mimic fully automatic weapons. also why ford and general motors plan on electric cars for the future. and ed sheeran named one big reason why he's a success, but first here's today's "eye opener" at 8:00. our first look inside the hotel suite. his motive remains a mystery, it is clear he was armed for an even longer siege. investigators finally have a chance to question the key figure. the gunman'slf
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overnight. >> she's someone who can fill in a lot of blanks. investigators want to get her into the interview room quickly. >> reporter: the sense of grief is still so strong, so is the amount of gratitude. >> democrats felt a surge of hope when the president said he would be speaking about gun laws as time goes by. >> yesterday president trump met with the mayor of san juan. she announced she believes the white house understands. >> when president trump touches down here, he will console those most deeply affected by america's deadliest. >> before the wild-card game got under way the yankees and the twins on sevened a moment of silence. >> las vegas native had the ceremonial first pitch and everyone at the ballpark feeling how all of us are feeling.
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i'm charlie rose with gayle king and bianna golodryga. president is leaving shortly for las vegas. here's a look at air force one ready to depart from the joint base in maryland. nearly all of the 58 names have been released in sunday's attack. many were celebrating birthdays and anniversaries. >> they include laura shipp who had a huge heart. lieutenant derrick bo taylor was with the didn't of corrections and michael anderson was from los angeles. he leaves his girlfriend and two young girls behind. >> knbc apparently shows her
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norah o'donnell is in las vegas near the scene of the shooting. good morning. >> hey, good morning to you. we've been talking to victims to try to piece together what happened here. we've got new images inside stephen paddock's hotel suite. police released body camera video last night. pretty chilling as they responded to the gun frooir from the 32nd floor and pictures from paddock's room show some of the weapons that he used. here's what we know. he set up cameras in the hallway to warn him if anyone came by. one camera was on a service cart outside his door. he had 24 guns in his suite. 23 were rifles and one handgun. in all investigators report they found 47 guns in that room and two homes and here's what atf is telling cbs news, that
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year and a majority of them were rifles. the atf is also saying many of them were expensive top-of-the-line weapons. investigators say paddock had devices on at least 12 of those guns in the room that allowed him to mimic fully automatic weapons. they're called bump fire stock. they're devices that allow guns to fire rapidly and they're completely legal. in an interview only on "cbs this morning" demarco spoke to the last gun store owner who sold a gun. demarco, good morning. >> you can own as many firearm as you want. the general manager of guns and guitars said he sold paddock a weapon just days before the
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massacre. >> was ill. it made me physically ill to think we had interacted with him and he committed such a tragedy. >> he said he sold him a gun the same day. >> do you feel any guilt about that? >> i don't, no. we do everything right. >> he said paddock had been a customer of guns and guitars for about a year and in that time they sold him five firearms. >> knowing that this may have been his last stop before heading to las vegas, does that make you feel some type of way, sort of responsible? >> this morning over coffee, i was having a moment in myself thinking that i may have were well to have shaked hands with that man. >> reporter: he fired into a las vegas crowd in what sounded like automatic rounds. the atf said he had 24 guns and 12 of them had bump fire
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they're attached to the back of the rifles. they allow squeezed triggers to slide back more quickly. >> they're a work-around that allow people to take a gun that's perfectly legal and turn them into something equivalent the a machine gun. >> reporter: ucla law professor adam winkler says if there's gun reform it could allow modifications like bumpfire stocks. >> that's the kind of regulation that nra may support. there's a broad consensus that people shouldn't have access to automatic weapons. banning these devices is a way of banning automatic weapons. >> guns and guitars tell us us it did not sell any ammunition or bum about fire stock. they say they did all the proper background check and did not sell him any automat
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norah? >> demarco, thank you so much for reporting. david shepherd is a former fbi agent and former security director in las vegas. he is the ceo of the readiness group who advises those around las vegas and the country. good morning. >> good morning. >> when i spoke to the special agent in charge they traced all the guns and what we're learning is that 33 were purchased were purchased in the last year al e alone. what does that tell us? >> he was definitely planning. you have to collect suppliesing you have to collect the weapons, collect the ammo, to that well in advance, and that's what he did. >> that's what he did. but it was highly premeditated. >> highly premeditated. he picked the area. looked at the best view how that was going to happen. >> we heard demarco morgan talking about the bump stocks,
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turn a gun into a machine gun. are they new or been around? >> they've been around. they'll shoot bullets 700 rounds or more per minute. so you'll stop and when he was wearing gloves, he had gloves on, he can change the guns back and forth so he won't burn his hands. fully automatic. >> i know you've about not only been at the fbi but hotel security. after 9/11, we saw security change at airports in a very significant way. how do you see security changing at hotels? >> right now we're trying to assess. it's not as much as hotels as much as open air venues. they're more susceptible. we have to worry about trucks crashing into our people and now high altitude. this is the someone one we had. the otheras
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texas tower when 15 people were killed. >> i was there at the press conference with the sheriff yesterday who seemed concerned that nobody saw the fact that he brought in ten big suitcases, that he had some of this equipment perhaps set up in his hotel room. how could he have put together this arsenal and set it all up without anyone notices. >> he wouldlet have brought them in gun cases. he would have broken them down and put them in their suitcases. assemble them. tripods to be able to take and shoot. you wouldn't know it. >> david shepherd, thank you so much for joining us. we appreciate it. as we mentioned we spoke to atf ajejt in charge, jill snyder, who worked for the bureau for 30 years and we asked her how the investigation is different from others she has worked. >> this the largest active
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the largest in the country. but this one is different because we have agents who live in this community, and one of our agents responds that night to a phone call from his daughter who was at the concert. she's a university student. she called him saying that shots were being fired. she was at the concert. and she told him where she had run to. she had run to the biloxi. he responded. he was responsible for bringing several people into the storage room into the hotel. when they would come in, he would search them to make sure they weren't an active shooter and he made sure they didn't have any explosive devices and wanted to harm anybody and he was responsible for about 200 people taking refulk in that storage room and he also administered first aid to several people. >> so onef
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saved a lot of lives. >> he was a hero. >> a lot of heroes here. she also told us that the atf is studying the recovered weapons, trying to also figure out how much paddock spent on them. she said some cost as much as $4,000 for one rifle. and david shepherd just said to me, this is the first time we've had a shooter like this who was a multi-millionaire. so he was able to purchase the types of guns he wanted no matter how expensive they were. and that's something the atf is looking into. norah? >> thank you very much. it's going to reignite the conversation, who gets to buy them and the type of guns. i saw a montage the other day politicians saying now's not the time to talk about it, now's not the time to talk about it. when is the time. >> the bump stocks sell for $99. >> i
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up his tracks. he seemed so meticulously prepared, and he was prepared so they couldn't find things that helped him. >> a lot of questions still. the two biggest automakers are making a huge bet on electric cars. nicholas thompson is in our toyota green room. there he is. hello, nicholas thompson. >>
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pop star ed sheeran still writes songs for other artists even though he's made a name for himself. he tells charlie why he recently gave justin bieber a new song and how he decides which ones he keeps. did he give you a song, charlie? >> no. nor can i sing.
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roll out all electric vehicles by 2023. two will come in the next 18 months. ford created a team edison. china plans to ban gas-powered cars in the future. nick lal thompson is with us. good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> why are we seeing that happen? that's where the action is and that's where the world is going in terms of electric cars and you need to get on the bandwagon now? >> yes. one of reasons why is tesla has shown you can make it. you can have a battery in the front instead of an explosion battery in the back. he showed everybody can do it. they're like, oh, california is talking about. lots of countries are talking about it. cities are talking about what they're going to do. so people are going to have
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build the electric cars which means the infrastructure will follow. all the pieces that need to come together are coming together, the cars, the infrastructure. >> the other thing that's happening,'re trying hard including elon musk to develop batteries that will last even longer. >> but tesla has batteries of 330 miles. it keeps improving. >> and a big battery plant going up in las vegas. >> yep. and places where you can in charge your batteries all over the place. if you have a great battery but you can't charge it, that's not good. >> it's so funny. i have an event in california coming up. one of the guests said do you have an electric station at your home to charge? >> i have an electric car and i have a charging station. >>
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strange transition period where things like that. in a couple of years there will be so many that isn't a question. >> is it up for grabs who will be leading it? >> yes. >> dyson, they're in the game. >> dyson which you think of as a hair dryer and battery company but theys of itself as a motor and battery company -- >> that's up for grabs. >> the big company is tesla. they were behind their production targets for the model 3, which has got a few people nervous. tesla said it's absolutely fine. the question is whether they can maintain their lead. >> does the government have a say in any of this? i can imagine the gas and oil industry may not be too happy. >> they've helped a lot so far. >> the other thing is there's some related to software and you can change soft waifr while you still own the car. >> yep. you can update
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politics like this before? >> no. no, i haven't. >> how is it different? >> it's totally different. this is true. i've said on television so many times this year -- or last year, i have never seen anything like this. it became a drinking game among the young people at cbs news. any time bob said, i've never seen anything, down the hatch. thank god they had designated drivers. >> that is -- >> -- old bob. >> that's the great charlie rose
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speaking with ed. he's got a new book out called "overload: finding the truth in today's deluge." he'll be in the cbs studios. what happens when two greats get together in a room. >> they laugh, they listen. >> you watched it. >> i did. i watched it on facebook live. the chem citrine the two of of you. >> he's a good man. he'll be here on thursday, i hope. the "washington post" reports three biophysicists win the nobel prize today. they were able to freeze biomolecules and visualize processes never seen before. yesterday three americans won the nobel for physics for their work in detecting gravitational waves. bloomberg says the white house and equifax agree that social security numbers should go. ites
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security hack. the trump administration is restoring ways to secure. >> one of the new numbers i have memorized. midair turbulence is set to triple in future decades because of climate change. this was the scene aboard an american airlines flight in august that encountered severe turbulence. global warming makes pockets of warm air stronger a more frequent. by 2050 the rate of in-flight injuries will almost triple. a new report links excess body fat with 13 types of cancer. overweight and obese-related candidaciers account for over 40% of cancer diagnosises in 2014. that translates to 630,000 cases in one year. the overall rate of cancer has decreased since the '90s, but
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overweight increased. and "the new york times" report s saunas may be good for blood pressure. those who took two to three sauna sessions a week were 24% less likely to have hypertension than those who had one a week or less. seven visits each week reduce it by -- are you a sauna guy? >> i am. >> i find it so hot in there. >> that's the point, dear. >> i might rethink that. barack obama became the first black president in 2009 at his inauguration. >> so help you god? >> so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> afterward the earned the prominent reputation as one of the best writers on race. he won an award on his essay
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>> he wrote what it means to be a black american. it topped the bestseller list. he's got a new book called "we were eight years in power: an american strategy." it features essays on president obama and the rise of president trump. welcome back to the table, mr. coates. >> thanks for having me back. >> let's start with this. you said you never in your lifetime thought you'd never see a black president in office and also in 2008 many thought barack obama could not be president. in 2016 many people thought donald trump could not be pretty. yesterday you believe the two presidencies are connected. >> i should say i'm in both camps. i don't think donald trump's presidency is let
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responsible without barack obama. i don't mean that in a symbolic way. birther richl had a high degree of purchase during barack obama's presidency, upwards of majorities, pluralities, however you want to have it, of the republicans believe he was a nonpolitical president. i believe donald trump had the wisdom if you want to call it that that it was not a fringe movement, that it could be the basis of launching a sus successful political career, which it did. >> you believe the vote for donald trump was in part a vote against barack obama. >> yeah. i would think it was kind of revaughni revaughn chism.
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we should expect this. we have a long and regrettable history of racism and white supremacy. the election of a black man to the white house, that would somehow disappear, that we would no longer have to grapple with that i think is a bit naive. >> your book is called "an american tragedy." the tragedy is it allowed donald trump to succeed. >> yeah. not just succeed but had -- >> succeed to the presidency. >> yes. come to the presidency and shifted and become presidential, maybe the president would be presidential. you see a president go to a region of the country that's been hit by a natural disaster and he's lofting paper towels, conducting a policy on a tweet. >> at the same time you have general matusz saying we should stay in the iran deal, the p
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repeal obamacare yet. so a lot of things he stood for, fought for that are hallmarks of success have been resistant so far. >> right. >> it's not a tragedy. >> that doesn't give me much comfort. i don't think it's because -- i don't credit trump with the fact that obamacare hasn't been repealed yet. i don't believe we're in the paris climate accord anymore. i might have missed something, but i don't think we are. i don't take much confidence, i don't credit trump for that. >> it's more cultural, too, isn't it? >> that's ooh part of it. >> one of the criticisms president trump is receiving now he's not in the campaign trail mode anymore and yet he does in some people's opinion seem to cater to only his own voters and his group of supporters. president obama was criticized by some by saying while he may have been president for everyone, he wasn't doing enough for the african-american co
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two and looking back, do you think president obama made some missteps with regards to the african-american community now says what president trump's being accused of doing? >> yeah. i think black people in this country make up 13%, 14% of the population. >> 13%. >> yeah. trump's base is a lot bigger, you know, so the number of people, the sheer number of voters that he can consider is a lot larger than barack obama's. i think that imposes, you know, some degree of pow e. obama always had to find some way to somehow represent the community he came from and speak to a broader country at the same time. now, there were people like me who were somewhat frustrated with some of those attempted and how that came out. but i was never unaware of what that men and what that conflict meant and how special of a person you had to be to walk both lines like
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barack obama. >> the book? >> yeah. >> i wouldn't say that about him. >> you feel strongly about him. >> i do. >> you called him to task. >> that's why i say it wasn't a homage. he deserves credit. i'm not saying -- >> can i say this about you. you're being called one of america's best writers on race and you were gagging about that. >> i'm gagging right now. >> would you like to be called -- >> no, no, no. i would like to be the best writer in america bar none. i have no problem being black and being a black writer, but i think when they say you're a great right owner race, it's to pretend i'm in competition. >> i think with can agree
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on the packth. >> i'll take that. >> we all agree on that. >> it's available now. first on "cbs this morning" we're announcing the finalist for the fiction category for the 2017 awards. dark on the crossing. the leavers tells the story of a son and mother who abandons him. "pachinko" chroniclizes a family. carmen maria machado's book delves into the violence of women's living. and "sing, unburied sing" features a fractured mississippi family struggling. you can check out all four categories on grammy award
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performing his hit song "shape of you" on my pbs program. it's the singest most streaming song on spotify. h won two grammy awards. he earned a spot. rolling stone writes ed sheeran, quote, used to be a mittfit. now he's a hard-drinking superstar. but what he really wants is a normal life. his latest album is called "divide." he shared the key to becoming a performer. >> i wouldbling classify myself pas talented. i think you have to work for talent and you have to -- like i couldn't really play guitar or sing and i learned how to do both. i think it's but sis tans. came to london and was not the best singer/songwriter or best performer in the scene i was in, but the more and more
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at something, you give yourself no choice but to get better. persistence for me is the key. that's what i tell any kid that comes up and says how do i become a performer. i say, don't worry if you can't really play or sing. i couldn't really when i started out by us was persistent with it. i never thought i would be doig anything el. i never thought i'd be playing stadiums but i thought even if i played a pub show and got 100 at the end of the night. i knew that was possible. >> you had no plan b. ♪ >> you've got enough money to spend and buy and have and do anything you want to do. >> yeah. not anything, but -- >> what can you -- >> i don't live like that. i don't want a big luxury yacht or private jet. i'm sure if i did have that, i'd
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that isn't what i want to do. what i want to do is live in the countryside and eat fish and chips. >> you stay connected. >> yeah. i live in the town i grew up in still, and i don't really want to change that. there's not anywhere in the world i still feel more at home. >> do you still have time to write for other people? >> yeah, yeah, surprisingly. ♪ >> justin comes to you and says, hey, man, have you got another song. >> it just happened. i don't know if it's coming out or if it's happening at all, but he did ask me. >> did you go, by the way, i've got this song or i'll right you one? hi i have a lot in the bank for
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case they have. i had one ready to go basically. >> what's the name of it. >> i can't say yet. i can't say yet. just in case he doesn't cut it. just in case he doesn't cut it. >> do you know the ones you want for yourself. >> yeah. >> because they were your stories? >> precisely. for me it's not about whether a song's more of a hit because i didn't know "shape of you" -- i didn't know what's a hit. ♪ come now and follow my lead." >> 2.3 billion streams. >> i know. it's more about what the song means to me. it's about my friends and having someone else sing that doesn't make sense. ♪ i can't wait to go home >> where do you thi
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five years from now? you're approaching 26? >> i'll be hopefully thinking about starting a family. that's something i would love to have. >> i love him. i didn't know he wrote for other people. i thought that was interesting. >> so does bruno mars as you know. he wrote for adele. >> i've seen people at his record label who say nobody works harder than he does and he's one of the easiest. >> having done ed and then bruno, anyone time someone's really good, you'll find they work their butt off. >> very true. i want to know the name of that song. he probably whispered it in your ear, charlie. >> that's yes. >> meantime you can hear "cbs this morning" on our pod fiest. find them on itunes, apple ipodcast. >> we have ways of making you talk. fety."
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