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as president obama seeks more help in fighting islamic militants today at the united nations, the u.s.-led coalition launches more air strikes on terror targets in syria. charges are filed against a man authorities believe was the last person seen with a university of virginia student before her disappearance more than one week ago. cutting calories. in an effort to battle obesity, leading soda makers make a pledge to reduce the number of calories americans get from sugary drinks. and die monld dustup, with the division on the line, the tense rivalry between the l.a. dodgers and san francisco giants gets even testier. captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning
news" for wednesday, 23rd, 2014. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. overnight there aren confirmed reports of more air strikes. president obama says the military effort against isis will not be quick or easy. the pentagon says initial air strikes against isis and an al qaeda-affiliated group caused significant damage and the campaign could last for years. the u.s. and five arab allies joined by a common enemy carried out 168 strikes against targets in syria. the president said having a coalition is critical to the effort. >> the strength of this coalition makes it clear to the world this is not america's fight alone. above all, the people in the governments and the middle east are rejecting isil and standing up for the peace and security that the people of the region and the world deserve. >> today mr. obama will be at the united nations, hoping to rally more support for the
military campaign against islamic extremists. marlie hall is at the united nations. good morning, marlie. >> good morning, anne-marie. here at the u.n. world leaders will be discussing a number of issues, but there's one topic that will get much of the attention. president obama will stand before more than 140 heads of state and government at the united nations today and address global issues. at the top of the list, isis. the u.s. along with arab allies began launching air strikes against isis targets inside syria monday night. the first strike in a sustained campaign to defeat the terror group. yesterday the president met with representatives from the five nations who participated. >> i think we now have an opportunity to send a very clear message that the world is united. >> air strikes targeted isis communication, training, and supply centers. >> they will adapt to what we've done and seek to address their shortfalls and gaps against our
air campaign in the coming weeks. >> president obama will also chair a security council meeting here at the u.n. today. members are expected to adopt a resolution that would require countries to pass laws to try to prevent their citizens from joining terrorist groups. >> the threat of foreign terrorist fighters is very real, and we have to start with ton comfortable reality that security measures alone will not solve this problem. >> the national counterterrorism center estimates 15,000 foreign fighters have traveled to the middle east to join groups like isis. now, many of the diplomats coming here to the u.n. today are hoping the isis crisis won't drown out other world issues that need attention like the ebola outbreak in west africa and the instability in the you krab. anne-marie? >> marlie hall, thank you. besides striking isis in
syria, the united states on its own attack a second terrorist group affiliated with al qaeda. it's believed it was plots attacks against the u.s. and europe. b bob orr has that story. khorasan has been working on new hard-to-detect bombs that can be smuggled aboard airplanes. al qaeda has experimented with nonmetallic bombs that may be hidden in shoes, clothing, cell phones, laptops, even tubes of tooth paste. that intelligence prompted the tsa in july to tighten security for u.s.-bound flights from two dozen airports. sources say core saudi arabian takes it from experts like the top bomb maker al siri.
unlike isis, khorasan is not battling for territory. instead sources say it's plotting external attacks against the west and recruiting american and european radicals. western passport holders will join the jihad in syria could be used to carry bombs onto planes. lieutenant general william mailville says the air strikes encore zan disrupted an imminent plot sunshine tell jens indicate thad the khorasan group was in the final stages of planning targets against potentially the u.s. homeland. >> they work in tandem with muse rah, al qaeda's affiliate in syria. this video seems to show extensive damage from the air strikes and now the u.s. is trying to determine if a major khorasan leader was killed. on twitter they're claiming al
fadhli died in the bombings. now the u.s. is government is warning about the potential for retaliatory attacks in the name of home grown lone wolves. they're telling police to be aware but they say there's no credible specific threat at the moment. bob orr, cbs news, washington. mike morell, former deputy director of the cia says isis and the khorasan group pose dangerous but different types of threats to the american homeland. >> so i think today there are two threats. one comes from al nusra, the khorasan group, which has the ability to reach out with foreign fighters and with the help of al qaeda and yemen, match them up with sophisticated explosives that could bring down an airliner. that's the threat we're bringing today and that's the threat we hopefully disrupted. the other it there is from isis. it's isis sending back their foreign fighters back to europe
and the united states. >> well ee have more on the campaign against isis and the khorasan group coming up on "cbs this morning." u.s. health officials spelled out a worst-case scenario for the west african ebola epidemic. the centers for disease control says the number of infected people could reach 1.4 million by mid-january if international efforts aren't met to control the disease don't step up. 5,800 cases have been brought up. police have searched jesse leroy matthews' car and his apartment but have not located him. >> they say this man was the last to see university of virginia student hannah gram graham before she disappeared a week and a half ago. now have a warrant for his
arrest. >> jesse leroy matthews jr. charging him with abduction with the attempt to defile. >> reporter: police say video shows him walking with graham in char lotsville the night of september 12th after she left a party. police searched matthews' apartment once and car twice but didn't have sufficient information to arrest him. the police urged the community to come forward. >> i described his car. we know he lived in the house that we searched the morning. we know that many of you were there. my suspicion is others know his name. >> matthew was last seen saturday speeding away from police who were following him. 's described as 2 years old, 6'2" and 270 pounds. he was driving a 1997 light blue nissan sentra with virginia tags. he's known to have contacts in virginia, maryland, new york,
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the s&p fell 11. the nasdaq was down 19. apple's largest iphone is a big profit item. the iphone 6 plus sells for $100 more than the iphone 6, but a new report from ihs technology says the more expensive version cost apple only $15.50 to make than the smaller version. meanwhile some iphone 6 users say their new gadgets are ending up bent. people complaining on twitter saying their aluminum body is bending while in their pockets. president obama says it's time to answer the call on climate change. on the united nations summit the u.s. made efficient investments in clean car emissions. wind power for southern california. four companies are proposing an $8 billion project to supply the lapgs area with electricity.
it could come from a wind far in wyoming and be transmitted from a storage facility near salt lake city, utah. the electricity would serve more than 1 million homes. cadillac is moving to new york. general motors says the high end brand will become a separate unit and move its headquarters to new york city next year. the idea is to allow cadillac to connect to customers who live a luxurious lifestyle, but cadillac manufacturing will remain in detroit. and soda makers plan to cut calories. coke, pep circumstance and dr pepper say they'll reduce the calories americans get from beverages by 20% over the next decade. their plan would more aggressively market smaller soda sizes plus diet drinks and bottled water. the goal is reducing sugary drinks play in obesity. >> all right. every little bit helps. jill wagner of the new york stock exchange. when we return, the bench
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. in sports one of baseball's few remaining division races is getting heated. 3 1/2 games separating the dodgers and giants going into last night's game. in the first inning madison bumgarner hits you seal tweeg with a pitch. that causes the benches to clear. no punches are thrown, but it seems to energize the dodgers. they get two homers from justin turner and win, 4-2. l.a. can wrap up the national league west with another win over the giants tonight. meanwhile the pittsburgh pirates are sailing into the
postseason for a second straight year. they beat the atlanta braves, 3-2, clinching at least one of the two wild-card spots in the national league. and with five games remaining pittsburgh still has a shot of overtaking st. louis atop the central division. retiring new york yankees shortstop derek jeter gets a rare honor. before tuesday ease game commissioner bud selig gave jeter the historic achievement award. it's only been given out 15 times in major league history and it goes to those who have had a major impact on the sport of baseball. and jeter hopes sunday isn't the last time he puts on the yankee pinstripes. new york is battling to stay alive in the playoff race. jeter extends his seven-game hitting streak but he strikes out to end the game. a 5-4 loss to baltimore. one more loss and new york will be eliminated from the postseason. so coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," best-selling author stephen king joins us in the
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the family of former nfl player paul oliver is suing the league. oliver played defensive back for the chargers and the new orleans saints. it's a wrongful death lawsuit against the nfl and the teams blaming them for the concussions and his suicide last year. they claim they knew about the concussions for decades but concealed them. meanwhile they predicted that at least 25% of retireded players can expect to develop dementia at a rate much younger than those who did not play. dr. jon lapook looks at what's being done to help those players. >> and there's my old coach. >> reporter: in dave herman's den, the memories run wall to wall. highlights of decades of years
with the new york jets. now 73, he played right tackle during the 1969 super bowl. >> i was lined up against big bubba smith. so he would slap me in the head for 60 minutes and when i woke up after the game, i said who won. >> no, no. don't get confused. >> reporter: over the past 20 years herman's wife romano it issed he was developing problems with memory and thinking. >> it's the loss of the special things that we've done in the past. >> reporter: the memories together. >> mm-hmm. >> it shows the hippocampus is damaged on both sides. >> reporter: near roll gist sam gandhi of new york is one of herman's doctors. >> we thought he had alzheimer's disease. we couldn't decide whether he had alzheimer's or cte. >> reporter: cte or chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
encroaching angles of tau helps them. the only way to find them was at autopsy. dr. gandhi performed a p.e.t. scan to try to determine if herman had cte. a different scan had ruled out alzheimer's. herman's scans were positive for the tao tangles. it was determined he had cte. >> i think it's from doesn't head injury. >> we don't have a way to confirm it in life until now. we can establish it through prevalence and how common this disease really is. >> distinguishing alzheimer's from cte is crucial because the underlying brain pathology is different and the treatment that helps one disorder may very well not help the other. dr. jon lapook, cbs news, new york. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning,"
charlie sits down with president hassan rouhani on his reactions to the crisis in syria. and best-selling author stephen king joins us in the studio with his latest movie, a good marriage. that's the "cbs morning news" for this wednesday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
another victim fighting for his life, whoever pull the trigger is till on the loose and we have a live report from police headquarters in a few moments. also developing right now this woman 24 year-old catherine knott is one of three people expect to surrender in the vicious beating of a gay couple in center city. suspects are all expected to turn themselves in this morning. today is the day shuttered revel casino hits the auction block it cost 2.4 billion to bill but bankrupt atlantic city property is expected to go for a whole lot less. good morning, is september 24th i'm ukee washington. i'm quarter von tiehl. lets get a quick check with our forecast with katie fehlinger. still chill think morning. >> it is still cool
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