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in the fall, it's about to start feeling like winter. millions of americans will get a dose of frigid arctic air by the middle of next week. reports of a coverup involving an auto safety recall. the maker of faulty air bags may have known about the problem a decade ago and destroyed evidence of the potentially deadly defects. the former navy s.e.a.l. who said he killed osama bin laden sa revealed his identity j and the biggest star of the nfl thursday night game struggles with a challenge bigger than any ballplayer. captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, november 7th,
2014. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well it is reporting this morning that the japanese air bag manufacturer takata knew its air bags were dangerous ten years ago but covered up the results of secret tests. two former takata employees told "the new york times" the testing was stopped after two months and the evidence destroyed. d we have more. good morning. that was four years after they said they first tested the air bags. the faulty air bags have been tied to four deaths and recalled more than 14 million cars worldwide. the secret tests were conducted atta ka ta's facility in michigan on weekends and holidays. the defects can force the air bags to deploy with too much shards caution pieces of metal to go into passengers.
last night it responded to the report saying it raised additional concerns about takata's handling of the air bag issues and it's one of the reasons it's compelling them to produce documents. the vehicle ace affect were manufactured between 2003 and 2005 including the popular accord, civic, and crv. they were sold and registered in 13 high-humidity states. tata kasays humidity hurts the stability of the bag. employees were ordered to destroy all evidence of the test a decade ago. takata's air bags are blamed for at least 139 injuries. a honda spokesperson calls it a serious allegations and wants to know if any of the pleas knew about the test. a takata spokesperson declined to answer.
anne-marie? >> thank you. now to the weather, the headline, it's going get cold. it's the return of the polar vortex. the numbing cold that up north made winter so miserable for your so many. architecture fisher of our boston station wbz says it's triggering the weather. >> at one point we were tracking a typhoon, a super typhoon named nuri. it doesn't look like much but t what was a beautiful typhoon is now weakening. however a lot of the moisture is moving to the north. it explodes over the weekend. we'll have the giant storm system in the state. 15-foot-tall waves and hurricane strength and we'll have an impact in the united states. it helps to buckle the jetstream. it will bring warm and dry weather to. the east of that a huge dip in the jet stream. it's going to take over all of
the united states with some of the coldest and a taste of winter for a lot of folks. it really started on monday. by tuesday, lots of highs in the 20s and 30s. by the end of the week, the entire eastern united states with a feeling of winter, and, yes, snow will be coming along with this. i'm meteorologist eric fisher for cbs news. president obama reached out to iran's supreme leader in a secret letter. he urged him to negotiate a deal to end the weapons program in exchange for an end of western sanctions. the deadline for negotiations is now under way. iran, a shiiiite muslim nation also fighting isis. and they appear to have killed the top bomb maker. david drugeon is said to be a french militant and one of the most dangerous members of the khorasan group.
the pentagon says the group was plotting to attack american interests. congressional leaders head to the white house today for their first meeting with president obama since the gop's big election gains on tuesday. mr. obama and republican leaders will lay out their agenda, but the president is being warned not to take independent action on immigration. susan mcginnis is in washington. good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. it's unclear how much we can expect to be accomplished but we may see the very first evidence of whether these two sides can work together, finding common ground or even more importantly, compromising. but immigration is only one issue where we are already seeing an impasse. emboldened by republican wins in the house and senate, house speaker john boehner sketched out a republican agenda for the new congress. >> we can act on the keystone pipeline, restore the 40-hour workweek. >> like the incoming senate
majority leader mitch mcconnell he warned president obama not to use the executive reform. >> when you play with matches, you take the risk of burning yourself, and he's going to burn himself if he continues to go down this path. >> the white house says if congress doesn't act on immigration this year, the president will, but he says he still hopes to fienlds common ground. >> there's plenty of things we'll disagree about but let's make sure our differences don't get in the way of making progress for the american people. >> they take their first step toward working through the gridlock when they meet today at the white house. >> the president plans to talk about some of his things on his agenda. he's just as eager to hear from some republicans and what's on their agenda. >> the president has already outlined what he wants to tackle including a $6 million request for emergency funds to fight ebola, at least one area where
both sides may agree. the other contentious issue is obamacare. they're said to be committed to its repeal. the president has said to promise to veto any of its attempts. today is the 60th anniversary of "face the nation." this sunday bob schieffer will be joined by president obama and former president george w. bush. how a woman used technology to put the police on the trail of her kidnapper. and the navy s.e.a.l. secret, the man who claims he fired the shot that killed osama bin laden goes public. this is the "cbs morning news." then my rheumatologist prescribed enbrel. i'm phil mickelson, pro golfer. enbrel helps relieve pain and stop joint damage. i've been on the course and on the road. enbrel may lower your ability to fight infections.
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an army national guard helicopter crashed last night in idaho killing two members. it went down during a training mission near boyise internationl airport. the cause is being investigated. and the former navy s.e.a.l. who claims he killed osama bin laden has gone public. robert o'neill spoke at a veterans events in d.c. thursday he told the "washington post" he fired the shots that hit bin laden in the forehead during the raid in pakistan in 2011. o'neill talks to the vets about the decision he made to join the
sooels. >> september 11th, 2001, our country was attacked. i felt like everyone in the room. i wanted to fight the enemy, get over to afghanistan. they say s.e.a.l.s are not supposed to talk about their mission. two years ago a fellow s.e.a.l. wrote a book describing the raid that killed osama bin laden. police say the woman who was kidnapped from philadelphia used her wits to have police find her. technology also helped officers track down her suspended kidnapper and bring her home. >> reporter: the violent abduction of carl. police say as the 22nd nursing assistant was being forced into a car, she left her cell phone behind so police would immediately know who was missing.
>> she left it there for us to find. >> she kicked oup one of the windows. he drove her to maryland where she gave him the p.i.n. to use the atm card. that signaling the police. it was captured on video. >> we corroborated on video that was his vehicle he was allegedly driving. >> another officer recognized the used car dealer name on barnes' car and knew it was one that often puts tracking gpss in cars with bad credit. they found the car in this jessup parking lot wednesday. >> there was a bag on the percentage side window which we knew fit the vehicle of the car that was involved in the abduction. >> he was returned to virginia. freeland-gaither is home with her family. kris van cleave, cbs news, new york. murder-for-hire charges against ac/dc drummer phil rudd
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home depot says the data breach is worse than what they thought. they stole 53 million e-mail addresses. that's in addition to the 53 million debit cards in september. but the hackers didn't get passwords or other personal inform joogs here on wall street today the investors are waiting for the jobs report. the dow gained 69 points thursday for a third record high. the s&p 500 was also up. for the hold season the postal service is adding sunday deliveries. the seven major cities will run three the 17th through christmas day. the post office expects a 12% increase this year because of online retailers shipping more holiday package js the skies will be crowded with airline passengers this thanksgiving weekend. 24.6 million passengers are expected to fly from november
21st to december 2nd. that's up 1.5% from last year. the busiest day will be sunday, november 30th, with 2.6 million people in the air. and the present and future are looking bright for the walt disney company. it helped push the disney division roof knew up 18% last quarter and the company as a whole reported net income up 8%. disney also anoujsed the first of its new "star wars" move movies will be up next year. the cast includes the original actors and the new film brings back another hugely popular franchise. disney pixar says buzz lightyear and sheriff woody will be back in theaters. "toy story 4" will be released in june, 2017.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. minnesota vikings running back adrian peterson could still be suspended from the nfl over his child abuse case. the league is reviewing the case under its personal conduct policy. peterson pleaded guilty to a lesser charge on tuesday and will avoid further jail time. he's currently on paid leave
from the team. on thursday nike ended its relationship with peterson. and ray rice is awaiting a federal judge's decision on the nfl. he and hids wife testified on the final day of his arbitration hearing. rice is arguing that the league overstepped its authority by making the sus spejs indefinite after initially giving him a two-game suspension for attacking his then fiancee in an elevator. and the biggest star in thursday night's game between the cincinnati bengals and the cleveland browns was not a player at all. it was 4-year-old leah still. she is the daughter of senate's devon still. last night she saw her daddy play for the first time. she flew from cincinnati to philadelphia where she's been treated for cancer. between the first and second quarter, she was on the field as the bengals presented a $1.3 million check for cancer research. >> seeing my daughter on the field as they presented this check, it definitely was a joy
just to know that the strength that she showed and the perseverance that she's showing is the reason why we've been able to raise so much money. >> leah will go back to philadelphia this weekend to continue her treatment. while that part of the night was uplifting for the bengals and their fans the game was a letdown. cleveland dominates cincinnati, 34-3. at 6-3, the browns are off to their best start in 20 years. more than 150 years after his death, a civil war soldier is given the nation's highest military honor. president obama presented the medal of honor to a relative of first lieutenant alonzo cushing at the white house. cushing was killed at the battle of gettysburg during a union position at a pickets charge. and president obama honored servicemen and women later in the evening. he and the first lady hosted a preveterans day tribute at the
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six people were safely rescued from a burning boat near the florida keys. a passing boat got the people off the 50-foot catamaran on thursday. the coast guard fought the fire for more than five hours. there were about 400 gallons of high octane fuel aboard the boat making the fire very difficult to put out. a television news cameraman found himself part of the story when the suspect killer approached him. it started out peacefully but then it turned violent. kris van cleave has the video. this man accused of attacking a woman approached the news cameraman. it appeared he was going to surrender.
the cameraman called police. during the 30 minutes it took he added to his crime spree pulling a gun. >> don't be silly, don't be silly. >> he was more than willing to go quietly but then something triggered in his mind that now i'll do this in a big way. >> reporter: a camera mounded in the news car captured the crash that ended this chase. the car crashed into a gas truck. >> i don't think he had a weapon at the time but he moved over and anything could have happened from there. you could hear gas leaking and he walked up to me purposefully, looked me in the eyes and asked me for a cigarette lighter. >> he got a story unlike anything he's ever covered in his 34 years on the job. >> for a cameraman it's the stuff you sort of dream of, i guess. so, yeah, i'm fine.
i'm fine. i just need a big drink. >> and that armed man might have been better off just surrendering to the news. he's now facing a host of charges including attempted murder and armed robbery. kris van cleave, new york. a monster sighting in cape coral, florida. a giant alligator was caught on video casually strolling through a-year-old on wednesday. the woman who took the video said the gator emerged from some trees near a canal. >> i ran and i dropped and i got back up and started walking slow. >> that looks like a healthy full grown gator and he looked like he had a full bully. >> they estimate he's about 15 years old. people say they had never seen an alligator like that before and to keep their pets inside. i bet a little sit shoe would make the fellow happy. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," more on the vortex temperature.
michio kaku will have more. and the 60th anniversary of "face the nation," we'll look at some of the sunday's talk show's memorable moments and we sit down with legendary guitarist carlos santana. that's the "cbs morning news" for this friday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
. >> and breaking this morning, a fire breaks out at west philadelphia high-rise. smoke bill owed from the 18th floor of the west park ants on holden street. firefighters got the call shortly before two a.m. and evacuated three floors of residents. they got the flames under control about a half hour later. it is not clear yet what cause that blaze of the the good news, no injuries have been reported. >> also, seen in surveillance yo, now seeing him on the move, delvin barnes arrives in virginia, to face attempted murder charges. >> good morning, everyone, sources tell "eyewitness news" that the suspect has confessed to the abduction. >> now we're learning more on how investigators cracked that case. "eyewitness news" reporter jan carabeo joins us at police headquarters with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this suspected kidnapper, delvin barnes, was