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happening now in the "newsroom," charlie, liberty, unity, a country and the world -- >> we must demonstrate our determination to fight against anything that can divide us. >> come together as new threats against america are being uncovered. >> the target is to just go out and kill law enforcement and other officials. >> investigators learning more about the people behind the attack. >> with an isis flag in the background this video appears to show terror suspect amedy
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coulibaly. >> should our president have been at the rally? let's talk live in the "cnn newsroom." good morning. i'm carol costello. thank you for joining me. the new york police department warns its officers to be on guard after a threat from isis resurfaces encouraging followers to kill cops soldiers and civilians. in paris, world leaders unite and age old hostilities fade. solidarity is the greater cause
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for a brief moment. why isn't the u.s. in the picture? i want to bring in jim sciutto joining me from paris throughout this hour. i know you are outside of the charlie hebdo offices where three days of terror began with that first explosion of gunfire. tell us about the memorial behind you. >> reporter: i tell you, carol, in the last few days we've watched this memorial grow every day. people coming by to leave more flowers and to leave more crowns pens and pencils, a symbol of those cartoonists who lost their lives on this street to those attackers on that day on wednesday or even just coming by to spend a moment to show their respect to remember the victims. i'll tell you, the dominant emotion, the dominant motivation that i felt in the last few days i think most broadly demonstrated in that paris march yesterday, is one of defiance and strength and courage. paris went through enormous
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bouts of violence in the last few days but people are showing their strength by living their lives. 3.7 million people turn out in paris and around the country yesterday. more than 1.5 million here in the capital alone. a bigger public demonstration has never been seen before in france's history even going back to the end of world war ii and in those numbers, in that defiance in that strength you see what the dominant answer is meant to be here from france to this terrorism and that's a very simple one, carol, which is we'll stand up to this and live our lives and we won't be scared by this. there are still questions to answers. investigators in paris scrambling to learn more about those behind the attacks and france's prime minister says the terrorist in that kosher grocery store did not, he believes act alone. cnn's erin mclaughlin joins us now. what more have you learned about
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the investigation? >> reporter: the prime minister of france saying that amedy coulibaly had an accomplice. that announcement on the heels of that isis video that mysteriously emerged on the internet yesterday in which coulibaly pledged his allegiance to yesterday. the prime minister saying there is a real threat facing france and they're increasing the security in this country as a result. let me take you through some of the numbers. 8,700 police officers on the street. 4,700 police officers at jewish schools. and the ministry of defense here in france announcing some 10,000 more troops to maintain security here in this country. you know those really are short-term solutions and analysts i've been speaking to say there are some serious long-term problems not just facing france but europe as well. yesterday there was a meeting of
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european justice ministers and interior ministers on their agenda talking about greater cooperation within europe, things like increasing border controls increasing or adjusting the freedom of movement inside europe because analysts i've been speaking to are saying that europe right now has very porous borders and that's problematic when you consider the influx of things like weapons into europe from places such as libya. they are struggling to get control of this problem. the very same weapons controlled by criminal gangs, i'm told used in those terrorist attacks. the question is what are authorities going to do about it? >> you make a great point. to cross borders within the european union, you don't have to show your passport. it's like crossing state borders in the u.s. it makes controls more difficult.
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when the prime minister said today he believes there was another accomplice who may still be on the loose, he seemed to leave it open as to whether at that accomplice is another person we haven't heard about or the woman, hayat boumeddiene is the one he's talking about. have you gotten any clarity as to who they believe whether this is an additional person they believe was the accomplice? >> not at the moment. i understand that christiane amanpour is going to interview the prime minister later today and no doubt she's going to ask that very question. you're right. he wasn't clear about that. i thought it was particularly interesting considering the timing of that announcement came on the heels of the release of that isis video yesterday. begs the question who released that isis video? questions no doubt authorities here in this country are trying to answer now. >> no question erin. they also have questions looking back as to how the warning signs
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were missed on these attackers. a reminder the kouachi brothers who killed the cartoonists here at the charlie hebdo were under police surveillance for a number of years. that surveillance was stopped last summer. these are real questions that have to be answered here. i wonder if we put this in american context, france has an estimated 5,000 suspected terrorists. imagine the security measures we might see in place in the u.s. or level of fear we might see in the u.s. if numbers were similar there. >> i want to put up a picture of hayat boumeddiene. you can see her in a bikini. we're getting it. we know so little about her but it does make you wonder how a woman goes from this to a woman covered in a burqa and escaping
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to turkey and into syria and having a relationship with this extremist. at some point she was radicalized. i'm sure the french authorities are looking into that as well jim. >> i think new york city based on what commissioner ray kelly built before commissioner bratton was here and based upon what we've continued to build on top of has a capability within a municipal police department that is singular in terms of band width. we also have joint terrorism task force with the fbi which is the first and largest jttf in the country. it doesn't mean we don't run up against the same challenges. it means we have a few more layers to go against them. >> okay. i was asking jim sciutto that question. that was john miller. we'll talk about that in just a minute. jim, going back to this woman, this woman authorities are looking for this woman.
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how she became radicalized and fell in with this man that held up that kosher grocery store. >> it's a good question. this is something police are trying to discover. a good deal came from her relationship with amedy coulibaly. so many terrorists suspects have an interesting pace. coulibaly and kouachi brothers drank and used drugs. they didn't start as devout muslims. it happened over time. for several of them it happened during prison. they were radicalized in prison which is not a phenomenon unfamiliar in the u.s. there are prison converts to islam islam. there's nothing wrong with it. the issue is when it happens to be a convert to radical islam and that's something that u.s. authorities are very conscious
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of. european authorities certainly. people can change over time. they can change in a remarkably short period of time and that's one thing that makes it very difficult for counterterror officials and agencies intelligence agencies to make judgments on who is going to end up being the attacker. it's just a difficult thing to do. it's far from an exact science. we saw that here in france. they had these guys under surveillance. at some point six months ago they decided they weren't a risk and took them off surveillance and six months later this happens. >> jim, stay right there. i'll bring in cnn national security analyst in just a second. first, i want to talk about a video message from isis. this video encourages followers to rise up and kill intelligence officers police officers soldiers and civilians. according to new york city police it specifically names the united states france australia, and canada as targets. authorities are concerned because these types of attacks are low tech low cost and high
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yield attacks. john miller new york police deputy commissioner for intelligence and counterterrorism says new york is well equipped to handle such attacks. >> i think new york city based on what commissioner ray kelly built before commissioner bratton was here and based on what we've continued based upon what we've continued to build on top of has a capability within a municipal police department that is singular in terms of band width. we have the joint terrorism task force with the fbi which is the first and largest jttf in the country. it doesn't mean we don't run up against the same challenges. it means we have a few more layers to go against them. >> and jim miller called these attacks as low cost. one of the terrorists in paris thanked isis on video for providing the money needed to carry out the mission.
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it wasn't much money, was it? >> no it wasn't. this is one thing that french authorities said they'll track very closely is how much money and how did they get their money but the sad fact is that yes, it requires some money and they had an incredible arsenal of weapons. they had explosives and rocket propelled grenade, machine guns automatic weapons. think about that. that's not that much particularly in a country like the u.s. where you have so many places where you can buy guns. sad fact is it doesn't take many people or many weapons to carry out a very deadly attack that attracts people's attention and that's one of the problems here. speaking to counterterror officials for some months now. they said threat from al qaeda groups has changed over the last several years. less one big international organization led by osama bin laden. more a number of small offshoots, et cetera maybe with less ambitious attacks planned that require more money, more
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people et cetera. those smaller attacks, smaller groups of people are frankly harder to track and harder to stop. >> this video that was rereleased by isis it's a call to arms isn't it? >> it is a call to arms carol. more than that islamic state is in their terms successful. it has a capital. it has military. the government in baghdad has been unable to have any good gains on it. the kurds have stopped it. it is a state of nearly 20 million people and it's not going anywhere and i think this is why coulibaly has sworn allegiance to it. i don't think we should exclude a union between al qaeda and the islamic state. there are a lot of doctrinal difference but at the end of the day they follow the same violent ideology which is easily obtained on the internet and
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most sheikhs are out of jail and there's nothing you can do about it. >> it's interesting you say that bob. you always hear there's a war within extremists groups. is there or isn't there? >> no there's not a war. i think our analysts like to look at it that way. one has a different strategy of going international and one is to establish the state but at the end of the day, there's a whole body of islamic thought that says if politics don't work or words don't work turn to violence. and this has been established for hundreds of years and this is what these people are drawing on. so yes, they may have differences but at the end of the day they share the same agenda which is a caliphate and to drive foreigners out of islamic countries. >> of course jim, their mission is to spread fear so talk about the atmosphere in paris today. are people going about their business as usual?
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>> they really are, carol. we have to be enormously impressed as a new yorker myself it reminds me in many ways of the reaction after 9/11 where there was a defiant sense of we're going to live our lives despite the threat. you see it here. restaurants are full. shops are full. streets are full. doesn't mean people are forgetting which is why you have this crowd behind me paying tribute in effect to the victims of charlie hebdo coming by for a moment of silence to take some flowers, to leave behind pens and pencils, et cetera as a sign of tribute to those cartoonists. the city itself and country itself is responding with strength. that would only be the case if you could have 3.7 million people around the country go out in public yesterday for that march despite the fact that there's a continuing terror threat here. >> all right. i have to leave it there. thanks to both of you. i appreciate it. still to come in the "newsroom," where was president
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obama? that's the question asked by many after he failed to attend yesterday's massive rally for unity in paris but french officials say the president was very present. we'll talk about the fallout next. major: here's our new trainer ensure active heart health. heart: i maximize good stuff like my potassium and phytosterols which may help lower cholesterol. new ensure active heart health supports your heart and body so you stay active and strong. ensure, take life in. in my world, wall isn't a street... return on investment isn't the only return i'm looking forward to. for some every dollar is earned with sweat, sacrifice, courage. which is why usaa is honored to help our members with everything from investing for retirement to saving for college.
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as millions of people swarm the streets of paris this weekend, the image of one group dominated the headlines and generated some controversy too.
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leaders of europe and beyond linking arms and making a strong show of unity in the aftermath of the deadly terror attacks. more than 40 heads of state in all but absent from that group, president obama. and vice president joe biden and other top white house officials. attorney general eric holder was in paris but he was not seen at the rally. he did, however, attend a security summit on counterterrorism and in an interview with cnn, the woman who was there, u.s. ambassador to france defended the administration's actions. >> i met with attorney general holder in the morning yesterday. after that he spent a huge amount of time at the palace and after that was in a key meeting discussing how to work even more closely together. i want to tell you when i went to the palace and saw the president president hollande he thanked
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me for president obama going to the french embassy. i think if you talk to the french they think that we have been unbelievably supportive. i don't really want to get into the attorney general's travel schedule. >> joining me to talk about this the senior white house reporter for politico. welcome. >> good morning. how are you? >> i'm good. glad you're here. you wrote this about president obama's absence calling it barack obama's french kiss off. ouch. >> this was a decision that made a lot of people very confused. the president was not there. the vice president was not there. secretary of state wasn't there. even as you had 44 world leaders locking arms in a stunning show of solidarity and unity. symbolism sure but symbolism that people took note of. >> we had a lot of people on the ground in paris. nobody in france seems to mind
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very much that a top white house official wasn't at this unity rally. >> that's what the ambassador to france from the united states said. she was at the rally. she was the high profile figure -- >> president hollande an official in his office said that too. >> this is something people have taken issue with and there's a question of spin that comes after the fact. what the u.s. argument here is number one, a security concern it seems just in general of putting the president out in an open space and doing it on short notice and number two, that this wasn't meant to be about the president of the united states showing up and making the united states central to the question here. this was a world event is thinking about not having president there and not an american event. it made a lot of people take notice that there was not a higher level american presence
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than the ambassador. as you mention in the run-up there, eric holder the attorney general, was in paris and he left before the march happened. we don't know why that was. justice department just told us "he had to leave." >> i'm trying to find an answer to that one too. i just can't. it's just bizarre. so john kerry is on his way to paris later this week. will that help? what might he say? i don't know. >> well it's not clear what exactly he's going to do when he's in paris. he obviously won't be part of the march. he'll meet with some of his french counterparts and probably the french president as well. he dismissed criticism over not going to the march and not having a bigger presence in the march as quibbling. there was a march in paris and a companion march that the french embassy organized in washington yesterday and there wasn't much of an american presence in terms of high level officials there either. an assistant secretary of state was there. this isn't someone who is a
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major american figure like the figures who showed up from their countries in paris or even the ambassadors ss from other countries to the united states that were at the march in washington yesterday. >> okay. let's look at big picture. you know it does look bad. big picture. does it really matter? >> the white house would say no. the argument that they make is that behind the scenes there's been an enormous amount of coordination and collaboration between american and french officials over the last few days both in terms of counterterrorism security support, all of those things that they say are much more important than a photograph of where the president is or the vice president is. so that is their argument here. it seems like that's where the french have turned to to say that they are very satisfied with the cooperation they are getting from the american government. >> all right. thanks so much for being with us. i appreciate it. still to come in the "newsroom," new clues from the java sea.
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>> could airasia flight 8501 could it have exploded as it hit the java sea? one indonesia official says that shocking new theory might be true suggesting the wreckage indicates there was an
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explosion. other investigators say there's no data to support this theory. this comes as the first flight data recorder is pulled from the sea and is in the hands of investigators. let's talk more about this with david soucie. hi david. >> good morning, carol. >> you're also the author of the book "why planes crash." want to get that in for you, too. when investigators say the plane exploded do they mean the plane exploded? >> i don't think so carol. there's no evidence that shows anything about any kind of explosion. i think what they might be referring to if you look at the sides of the aircraft it appears as though the top of the aircraft was opened up from the inside out, which would be indicative of a very hard fast landing and could have hit the water and pressure between aircraft on inside and outside would have causeded a rupt ed ad a
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rupture and that's a more adequate term to use than explosion certainly. >> so the air pressure inside the plane could have built up and that would have caused a rip in the fuselage? >> if you think of any hollow object hitting anything hard that hollow object is going to change in pressure and rupture on the top. that's kind of what i think they are referring to here. we don't have the black boxes. we don't really know how it hit the water yet. we can speculate a few things. there's been some investigators that have said that it looks like it did a steep spiral and may have exceeded the velocity not to exceed on the aircraft on the way down. if that happens, then the aircraft would have lost specific parts of the aircraft on the way down. an engine would have come off that sort of thing. so they are speculating that the aircraft hit the water. some say it skipped across the
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water. i don't see that. i think all of the parts of the aircraft are located within a mile of each other. and had the aircraft skipped across the water, that wouldn't explain how close they are together. to me it looks like it was a steep, hard impact and that it ruptured the air frame. >> another investigator said the left side of the plane disintegrated. if that's true what would that tell you? >> i'm not sure i would go down that road. there are parts of the left side of the airplane that are there. what it appears to me is left side of the aircraft buckled and you can see that evidence on the aircraft as you look below the windows. you can see the aircraft buckled. it's too early to speculate on that because it appears to me also that that's the type of damage you might see in retrieve retrieving the aircraft improperly or getting in too much of a hurry to lift it out of the water. if it's not supported properly, it can cause damage as the
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aircraft comes out of the water. people saying this happened or that happened at this point is premature because we don't know if that damage was caused at impact or during the retrieval process which is something that can happen as people get overzealous at trying to pull the aircraft out of the water it can cause damage if it's not properly supported as it comes up even just from 100 feet. >> i heard what you said about the body of the plane. you expect it to be about a mile away from where they found the tail section of the plane. the families are very concerned that investigators haven't been able to locate the body of the plane but they pulled up the tail. they found one of the black boxes. so why can't they locate the biggest part of the plane? >> well that's a really good question. there are still some questions in my mind as to why they haven't found it. i believe it's nearby. investigators i'm speaking to on site have told me that they have confidence that what they are seeing right now is the rest of the airplane. they are dealing with murky
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waters down there. they are hesitant to put out information that sonar found anything because as you remember before they said that and it turned out it was a ship wreck from before. there's a lot of other debris in the ocean. they are hesitant to put anything out saying this is definitely what we have. they are pretty confident that they found something so it's a matter of some optimistic thoughts about it. i think really at this point it's just -- they are being hesitant about being confident about anything until they literally see it and it's hard to see in those murky waters. >> understandable. david soucie many thanks as always. i appreciate it. still to come in the "newsroom," stand strong or get out. some members of the jewish community in europe think it's time to go. the offer the israeli prime minister is making next.
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good morning. thanks for joining me. i'm carol costello. france ratchets up security after three days of bloody terror attacks. 10,000 troops are fanning out across the country to guard sensitive sites. at that same crisis meeting, the french president hollande and his ministers ordered 5,000 police to guard jewish schools and remain vigilant against a terrorist attack. we know more about the brothers who launched that rampage at the charlie hebdo magazine offices. they spent time together in yemen. a hot bed of radical islam. many officials say they were
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there for three months. and the manhunt continues for the woman first suspected as a possible accomplice in the attack in the grocery store after french police said she may have escaped with hostages. a news agency in turkey says she may not have been in france at the time of the attack. i would like to bring in my colleague jim sciutto in paris this morning. good morning, jim. >> good morning, carol. earlier today here israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu visited that kosher market where the four jewish victims were gunned down on friday. netanyahu is seen here lighting a candle during that brief visit. he's also made it known that french jews thinking about leaving france after the attack are more than welcome to make israel their new home. this all comes as all four victims are being returned to israel to be laid to rest tomorrow. carol, i'll turn it back over to you because one major concern here and it's been happening
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before even these attacks has been the threat of anti-semitic attacks here and other acts of violence in recent months that led a number of french jews to choose to go to israel. it's a real concern here carol. >> stick with me for just a minute jim. before we jump into it i want to know what the real feeling is in paris, in france among jewish people there. is there a big exodus of jewish people? do lots of jewish people want to leave france? what's the mood there? >> it's a great question carol. i spoke to the heads of the jewish student union yesterday and asked them this very question. they made the point that in the last year about 1% of france's jewish population has chosen to go to israel in response of this rise of anti-semitism. i asked what's the response to the offer? they said we want jews to stay
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here. we have a long history here. we don't want to run away. that would be a sign of victory for the terrorists. their reaction is like we've seen so often here and really just across the country among french of all religions and faiths andest ethnicities, they want to show defyiance and not run away. >> let's talk to editor in chief of jewish times in pittsburgh. thank you for being with me. >> thank you for having me carol. >> talk about anti-semitism in europe. is it different than -- worse than it is in america? >> i think what you have with anti-semitism in europe is you have this violent expression of anti-semitism which we saw last week in paris. we saw several years ago in 2012 with shooting of a jewish school also in france. a couple of months ago there was
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actually a jewish couple that was targeted. they were robbed. the woman was raped in a neighborhood in paris, a suburb of paris, and the attacker said that they attacked them because they knew they were jewish. however, the anti-semitism in europe is not all that different than anti-semitism as it appears in the united states. historically there has been a group of people who have recognized in the jewish community that the jews are somewhat other, a community apart and so we saw that in kansas city earlier this year with the shooting of a jewish community center. more to the point, i think what is different about what happened with shooting at charlie hebdo and then followed quickly by the shooting later at the kosher supermarket, is that people are
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starting to recognize that what is going on here is a civilizational conflict. the jihadists from their point of view it's not just jews they are targeting, although they have been targeting jews leading up to this they are going after all of western civilization. i think that helps explain this strain in the jewish community that while israel has traditionally, historically in modern times been a place for a shelter, a place of safety for jews in danger whether from ukraine or from france earlier decades ago it was from arab nations, you have as well jews who have been in their home countries for centuries, france is one of the largest jewish communities outside of israel. historically one of the oldest jewish communities since the destruction of the jewish
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presence in israel 2,000 years ago. and people are recognizing that they want to stay. if 100,000 jews -- this was the statement from the french prime minister. if 100,000 jews from france leave, that's a defeat for france and western society and defeat for historic jewish communities. >> jim, i know you want to ask a question. go ahead. >> josh i wonder if i can ask. one difference between europe and u.s. is that this anti-semitic feeling and anti-immigrant feeling, et cetera real bigotry has real representation in some of the political parties here the national front here in france but others in other countries, that get a real support in national elections. 10%, 15%. we saw that in the most recent national elections last year. it's remarkable. i wonder how much of a concern that is to european jews french
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jews that voting pattern shows that there are others that feel they have a party that represents that anti-semitic point of view. >> in europe you don't have to look too far back when growth of a far right ideology resulted in mass murder of 6 million jews during the holocaust. europe has that strain. it's concerning to jews not only in europe but around the world that parties that espouse ideology consistently get support from the populous and we now see that already people are saying that they identify more in the wake of the charlie hebdo
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shooting shooting. however, i mean that's a concern around the world. in the united states there still exists even though the jewish community is assimilated in a way it's not in europe we have jewish politicians, we have jewish acceptance in society, there's still a latent anti-semitism that has to be called out for what it is. >> i'll have to leave it there. thank you so much. i have to get now to breaking news. all right. breaking news with justice correspondent pamela brown. new information on one of the terrorists in paris. tell us more. >> we just learned that amedy coulibaly was in the data base of known and suspected international terrorists for quite some time according to a senior u.s. law enforcement
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official we spoke with. it's unclear why he was put in that data base. we do know that he was arrested and convicted a few years ago for apparently trying to help an algerian escape from prison. as far as the woman we know about, it's unclear at this point if she was on that list. the source tells me though that as far as getting to her at this point, it would be very difficult if not impossible. over the weekend sources told cnn it's believed she went to turkey. apparently to go to syria days before the paris attacks. also the source telling me it's not yet completely clear if paris suspects were directed by isis or al qaeda to carry out the attacks or just influence at some level. that echos what we heard from attorney general eric holder who told gloria borger it's unclear if adap directed the attack. >> this woman on the run, i thought turkish authorities had been tracking her.
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>> turkish sources told cnn it's believed she made it to their country early january and then as the source said obviously to go to syria. we know turkey is the gateway into syria. so from talking to sources, carol, from my sources and other reporters' sources, it's clear it's going to be very very difficult to get to this woman especially if she did make it into syria. >> all right. justice correspondent pamela brown, thanks so much. i'll be right back. in my world, wall isn't a street... return on investment isn't the only return i'm looking forward to. for some every dollar is earned with sweat, sacrifice, courage. which is why usaa is honored to help our members with everything from investing for retirement to saving for college. our commitment to current and former military members and their families is without equal. start investing with as little as fifty dollars.
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one of the deadliest massacres occurred in nigeria. one of the nation's most recent attacks unspeakably grim. on saturday explosives were strapped to the chest of a 10-year-old girl and then detonated at a crowded marketplace. 20 were killed. no one has claimed
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responsibility boko haram is the main suspect. joining me to talk about this is amnesty international's director for africa. thank you for being with me sir. >> thank you. >> it's just hard to wrap your head around. a 10-year-old girl being used in this way. it's unspeakably cruel. >> yes. unfortunately it is boko haram's approach which is opportunistic violence against perceived exponents or agents and local villagers and local population that are muslim. i think the boko haram methodology of terror and violence is really just becoming much more stark. >> nic robertson reported that it appears these little girls did not know what was about to
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happen to them. they might have been kidnapped from a village after their parents were killed. >> that is correct. you may remember that in april of last year nearly 300 girls were kidnapped from an elementary school in another village and of course there were abductions since then and the girls have not been found. the nigerian government has not really either initiated or communicated an effective plan of action either to retrieve the girls or to protect the civilian population. >> why? why? >> there are all sorts of theories. i think there's one fact that the nigerian military is underequipped and suffers from low morale and that's as a result of years of corruption and in fact when the attack proceeding the massacres, the nigerian forces fought for several hours and ran out of
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ammunition. there's corruption issue. morale issue is much more troubling because it's both reflective of the political leadership's shortcomings as well as the strategy that has been implemented in the north which is very harsh and targets all muslims as being suspected supporters of boko haram until they can prove their innocence. >> what can be done? >> well the government i think has to revisit its strategy. it has to address the impediments to the kind of assistance that it needs primarily its record of human rights abuse and lack of accountability. it's also got to i think, really take the regional cooperation with surrounding states to a much much more effective level. most importantly, it's got to be more transparent about what it's
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freedom of expression was at the forefront of many celebrity's minds at the golden globes last night.
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>> reflecting support and solidarity with france. we heard a shout-out to france. and then i thought the most explicit part was george clooney speaking. this is what he said while accepting a lifetime achievement award. >> today was an extraordinary day. millions of people marched not just in paris but around the world. there were christians and jews and muslims. they were leaders of countries all over the world. and they didn't march in protest. they marched in support of the idea that we will not walk in fear. we won't do it. so je suis charlie. thank you. >> he was wearing a button with the same message on it and so was his wife. that got some attention on the red carpet. a couple photographers brought charlie signs. >> george clooney got a lifetime achievement award. he's 53. >> he's done a lot i guess.
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i would say his wife has done more. i thought it was interesting. tina and amy went there. they made jokes at the expense of bill cosby. it was a provocative evening. some of the wins. an amazon show about a transgender character winning one of the biggest gloeldolden globes. they supported freedom of expression. >> some people may not like it because they want to escape. i kind of like when things are -- >> there were pretty people and pretty things. >> brian stelter, thanks so much. thank you for joining me today. i'm carol costello. "@ this hour" with berman and
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ahead at this hour paris uniting to confront radical islam while french jews fear a new wave of anti-semitism brewing. 3,000 miles away from paris, another group launches its deadliest rampage yet in nigeria using a 10-year-old girl as a human bomb. a separate massacre kills thousands. a live report ahead. a breakthrough in the search for airasia flight 8501. divers have recovered the flight data recorder and pinpointed the location of the cockpit voice recorder. will the information inside those boxes hold any clues as to what caused that crash? good morning. i'm


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