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a woman is dead after fire at a mobile home last night in cedar rapids. 2 news reporter stephanie johnson joins us live from the scene.stephanie, what can you tell us? us?kevin, this fire broke out at 7pm last night at this home at 2309 kelly street southwest. neighbors drove by slowly, observing., neighbors did
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but they expressed how out of the norm this is for their neighborhood - and how traumatizing it especially since the holidays are so close.the fire moved pretty fast through out the started from the back and quickly made its way towards the front.a viewer told cbs 2 news they could see flames coming from the front of the home.another said that they could see the flames coming from the front of the home.on neighbor said that this is just tragic . investigators are are still trying to piece together what happened at this 2 news will continue to follow this story and bring you more information as it becomes
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stephanie jones, cbs 2 news. news.thanks, stephanie. iowa city police are looking for a man they say robbed a mcdonald's this morning. morning.officers were sent to the mcdonald's on lower muscatine road around 4-30 where they say an employee was forced to hand over money. right now -- they don't know if the suspect was armed.if you have any information -- you're asked to call the iowa city police department or can find their number along with this story on our website -- cbs 2 iowa-dot-com. a woman is in custody this afternoon -- accused of intentionally driving her car into a crowd of people on the vegas strip. strip.32-year-old jessica valenzuela from arizona was killed -- and more than 30 were hurt -- six of them 2 news has also learned that four of the injured were members of a college wrestling team in las vegas for a tournament.police say a woman swerved her car onto a busy side-walk at least two or three times outside of
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universe pageant.she tried to drive away -- but was tracked down in a parking lot.a toddler was also in the car with her during the rampage. people were punching the window trying to get the apparently child out of the backseat, and she accelerated again and just kept mowing everyone down. " ""it literally looked like she wasn't even trying to stop the car. she was just sitting there like looking straight forward not even moving." moving."both the driver and the toddler were not hurt. right now -- investigators are looking through surveillance video.drug and alcohol tests have already been completed to see if the woman was impaired. the man who bought the rifles used in the san bernardino shooting is in court today. today.a detention hearing is being held for enrique marquez -- he's the former neighbor of shooters syed farook and tashfeen malik.marquez is charged for buying the rifles so farook wouldn't have to go through a background check. farook and malik killed 14- people using those guns during a holiday party on december second.marquez is also accused of plotting two other attacks with farook that were never
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hearing and arraignment for him are set for next month. belgian authorities have arrested 5 people after two days of raids related to the paris terrorist attacks. attacks.officials didin't find any weapons or explosives -- and right now authorities are not identifying the people they detained.prosecutors say phone records analysis led to sunday's raids.multiple homes were raided were in the same area that the suspected ringleader in the attacks had lived before. overseas -- a bomb scare on an air france flight turned out to be a false alarm -- but still forced the plane into an emergency landing.the paris bound flight ended up landing in kenya after a suspicious device was found in a restroom. the jet was flying from a resort island in the indian ocean -- to one was hurt and four people are being questioned. "everybody stayed calm and everything was just fine and air france their team was just wonderful." wonderful."investigators describe the device as a card-board box with a kitchen timer inside.police say there
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the plane. there is one less presidential candidate this afternoon. afternoon.south carolina senator lindsey graham has announced he is suspending his campaign.graham was near the bottom of the polls since the start of the race.yesterday -- the lastest iowa poll from cbs news put graham last with zero-percent support in the hawkeye state. presidential candidate mike huckabee is in the corridor today.the former iowa caucus winner is speaking at a fundraiser for iowa faith and freedom coalition in swisher. the event will take place between 5-30 and 7 at the kava house and cafe. donald trump is demanding an apology from hillary clinton for a claim she made during saturday's democratic debate. debate.trump is angry that clinton called him "isis' best recruiter" and said the terrorist group is using clips of him to recruit fighters.a clinton spokeswoman later said they did not have a specific video -- but pointed to social media comments from i is.trump
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there was never a video -- and that clinton made up the claim for the debate. coming up on the cbs 2 news at noon, the good news for americans making the trip to their holiday destinations by road.
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a white christmas doesn't seem that likely here in the corridor -- but that might be good news since a lot of people are getting ready to hit the road this week. triple-a expects a record breaking year for holiday travel with more than one hundred million americans traveling between wednesday and of the big reasons people are driving is the low gas can find a gallon of gas for a dollar eighty and below in some parts of the corridor. that's the first time the
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still ahead on the cbs 2 news at noon - the hammer has been dropped in the soccer world. we'll have the punishment for two of fifa's highest executives.
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nearly 100 people are missing after a land-slide in south-east china on sunday. sunday.multiple buildings were knocked into other buildings knocking them down as well. right now -- search crews are sifting through the rubble looking for survivors burried underneath.about a thousand people have been forced to evacuate the area -- and they are now staying in temporary shelters.this afternoon -- there is no word on any fatalities. students in naushau new hampshire are not in class today because of threats made to two schools in the district. district.police say a school administrator received a specific threat towards students on sunday.federal agencies are now trying to confirm if the threat is credible. a drug company has fired martin shkreli. shkreli. kalo-bios pharmaceuticals said today that they fired shkreli on thursday -- the same day he was arrested on federal securities fraud and conspiracy charges.prosecutors
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and stocks from one drug company to compensate investors who lost money in a hedge funds he ran.shkreli denies those allegations.he's best known for for jacking up the price of an aids drug by more than five-thousand percent earlier this year.this morning -- he is out on bond. two of the most powerful men in soccer have been banned from the sport.fifa president sepp blater and the official expected to replace him are now side-lined for the next eight years.mark phillips explains the latest move by soccer's governing body. body. this was a this was a judgment by the ethics committee of world's not a criminal conviction for corruption - not yet.but the result is effectively the same ((take pkg))(nats)sepp blatter -- president of fifa, soccer's governing body -- for 17 years... and a power in the sport for 40... he's been banned for 8 years and fined about fifty thousand dollars for conflict of interest and breach of loyalty. the bandage on his face might be connected to a recent health scare, the
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payment to this man -- michel platini -- head of european soccer. the two men say the money was a delayed payment for work. the ethics committee saw it differently. platini was also banned and fined.blatter, who says he'll appeal was typically defiant. (sot sepp blatter)'i'm really sorry.......but not sorry for what he'd done. more sorry for himself and for the sport.... (sot up)... but im sorry that i am as president of fifa this punching ball and im sorry for football(arrests) things could (arrests)things could get worse for sepp blatter and many others following the fbi triggered arrests of a number of fifa officials in switzerland last may... and criminal investigations launched by swiss authorities as well. ((mark phillips tag))sepp blatter was forced to promise to resign and has called new elections for fifa president for february. with each turn, this endless saga about the
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and uglier. mark phillips, cbs news, london. coming up on the cbs 2 news at noon - why some people start noticing hearing loss this time of the year.
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paris: there's a lot to do on a dairy farm. nobody's gonna do it for you. you have to get out there and do it yourself. bernie sanders is a well-known friend of family farms.
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bernie's opinion cannot be purchased. it's time for our next president to get in there, roll up his sleeves, take off the gloves, and take on wall street, take on big business, take on big money, and get the working class back to where they should be. he's a rock.
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>> ivy: look, i know -- i know
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