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the warning also includes snow in parts of the midwest up to 2 feet. the snow made for treacherous driving in oklahoma city yesterday. snow covered the st. louis arch. meteorologist eric fisher of our boston station wbz says temperatures will be 20 degrees below average. >> by tuesday look at these low temperature, places like indy, des moines, fargo, in between the cities you'll find subzero numbers and on wednesday, low 20s in atlanta. subfreezing temperatures into
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the florida panhandle and more certainly in the cards. >> while severe storms are dumping rain in alabama and wind gusts of 50 miles per hour are raising fears of wildfires. red flag warnings are in effect in southern california. ferguson, missouri, and communities across the country are bracing themselves this morning. they could learn as early as today whether a white police officer will face charges in the shooting death of michael brown, an unarmed black teen. omar villafranca reports from ferguson. >> reporter: some business owners in ferguson, missouri, and other nearby towns are bracing for the grand jury's decision. they're boarding up their stores in anticipation of possible violence once it is announced whether or not ferguson police officer darren wilson will be indicted for the august shooting death of unarmed teenager michael brown. this stretch of west florida
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avenue in ferguson is a few blocks away from where michael brown was killed and plans to be a protest location here when the verdict comes out and businesses are boarding up. this man won't let the protests start. >> i've been here since august 1. bile out here. rain, fleetwood, or no. he says he wants police to leave peaceful demonstrators alone and are concerned that it. >> they want justice. if they don't get it, they're going to turndown town. >> reporter: in the st. louis stree streets, they took to more protests. omar villafranca, cbs news, ferguson, missouri. the drurg enforcement administration made surprise inspections of at least three nfl teams as par of the the
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investigation into the illegal distribution of painkillers. medical staff from the san francisco 49ers, the tampa bay buccaneers, and the seattle seahawks were questioned. there were no arrests. lawsuits by former players contend team doctors administer the drugs without prescriptions and that the drugs mask and worsen injuries. a surgeon who contracted ebola in west africa is fighting for his life at a hospital in nebraska this morning. he arrived saturday. doctors say his condition is extremely critical. it's unclear how he caught the virus. he lives in sierra leone but is a permanent citizen of the united states. they have taken their public sites offline. they're making repairs in response to a suspected hacker attack. an official says no classified areas were affected. and president obama is back
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at the white house this morning after the his trim to the asia-pacific region. he stepped off "air force one" late sunday and with a showdown with republicans on immigration. on cbs's "face the nation" bob schieffer asked mike leake if republicans are ready to shut down the government over possible executive actions. >> it's difficult for us to know how best we should respond when we don't know what he's going to do yet, but we're standing ready looking at the fact that it's important for us to defend a rule of law. >> the president and republicans in office are at odds over the keystone pipeline on the gulf coast. and president obama says the beheading of aid worker peter kassig is pure evil. kassig is the fifth that isis has killed. susan mcginnis is in washington. susan, good morning.
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>> good morning, anne-marie. peter kassig is being remembered as a humanitarian who helped save the lifes of those caught in civilian war. now washington is accelerating its efforts to destroy the group. the 15-minute video reportedly shows isis militants their faces exposed decapitating syrian soldiers. at the end a masked man stands ore peter kassig. he is the third american and fifth hostage killed by isis. unlike previous isis videos it doesn't show kassig alive before the beheading. the group does identify the location and threatens military personnel. residents of kassig's home state of indiana remember the sacrifices he made to help syrians in need.
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>> he chose to go back to help with all the suffering in syria caused by the civil war. >> reporter: on sunday the white house confirmed the video is authentic and president obama called the murder an act of pure evil. the u.s. is pressing forward with its effort to ultimately destroy the terror group. defense secretary chuck hagel says the u.s. military is speeding up its training and is advising iraqi forces who are fighting isis. >> we're in the process now of opening four training centers in iraq. >> hagel says americans should prepare for a long and difficult struggle. now, there is still another american, a female aid worker believed to be held by isis since last year. the video, anne-marie, also shows a specific threat against u.s. citizens on u.s. soil. >> all right. susan mcginnis in washington. thank you, susan. coming up on the "morning news" now, reaction from big
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cosby's lawyer over allegations of sexual assault against the comedian. and later u2's bono survives another scary incident, this time on a bicycle. this is the "cbs morning news." blood clot in my leg. a my doctor said that it could travel to my lungs and become an even bigger problem. so he talked to me about xarelto®. >>xarelto® is the first oral prescription blood thinner proven to treat and help prevent dvt and pe that doesn't require regular blood monitoring or changes to your diet. for a prior dvt i took warfarin, which required routine blood testing and dietary restrictions. not this time. while i was taking xarelto®, i still had to stop racing, but i didn't have to deal with that blood monitoring routine. >>don't stop taking xarelto®, rivaroxaban, unless your doctor tells you to. while taking xarelto®, you may bruise more easily and it may take longer for bleeding to stop. xarelto® may increase your risk of bleeding if you take certain medicines. xarelto® can cause serious bleeding, and in rare cases, may be fatal. get help right away if you develop unexpected bleeding,
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sexual assault allegations. two planned tv appearances have been scrapped including one on cbs's "late show," and as carter evans reports, the accusations against bill cosby are not new. >> this is the first time he's been accused. bob simon asked him point blank. >> this question givens me no pleasure, mr. cosby, but there have been questions raised about you in recent days. you shake your head no. i'm in the news business. i have to ask that question. do you have any response too these charges? shaking your head no. >> reporter: the allegations date back to a 2005 civil lawsuit in which it claims bill cosby drugged and sexually assaulted a woman in his home. bill cosby denied his accusations but more than a dozen other women with cases of similar assault testified against him. the case is set to go to trial.
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one of the witnesses is speaking out. actress barbara said he abused her multiple times after agreeing to be her mentor. bill cosby raped me. why did it take 30 years for people to believing my story. i'll never forget his clicking belt as he attempted to pull his pants off. cosby has never spoken publicly about any of the allegations, but the online backlash became aggressive this week when his twilter account asked followers to post pictures with funny captions. this was the response. classic photos of the famous tv dad with pointed comments about his alleged behavior. the statute of limitations has run out so cosby cannot be tried in court but he may be well facing a battle in the court of public opinion.
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carter evans, cbs news, los angeles. an attorney for cosby release add statement about the allegations. he said, quiet, the fact that they're being repeated does not make them true. mr. cosby does not intend to dignify these allegations with any comments. rock group u2 says one singer down. bono hurt his arm in a bike accident sunday. it will require surgery. last night bono's private -- last week rather his private plane lost a hatch on the way to berlin. straight ahead. brooklyn bridge security breach. another intruder makes his way onto the new york city landmark. ...we're going to need you on the runway. (vo) don't let a severe cold hold you back. sir? (vo) theraflu starts to get to work in your body in just 5 minutes. (vo) theraflu breaks you free from your worst cold and flu symptoms.
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police in new york say a man hit by a subway train was pushed to his death. the 61-year-old victim was with his wife on the platform in the bronx early sunday. the attack appears to be unprovoked. the police are looking for person of interest seen in surveillance video. and a french tourist faces charges this morning for climbing the brooklyn bridge. the man scaled the security fence and mounted the span before the nypd took him into custody sunday. he's charged with reckless endanger money and criminal trespass. it's the latest of security breaches this year at the iconic bridge. federal health investigators are investigating a viral outbreak on a cruise ship in california. mar than 170 passengers were sickened on a voyage from hawaii to tahiti. they were treated on a ship which departed on sunday. they conducted a thorough
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cleanup. on the "cbs moneywatch" a new deadline in gm's recall and napole napoleon's signature hat is auctioned off. good morning, anne-marie. general motors is extending the deadline to fix the defective switches. it can turn off the car disabling power steering and airbags. 32 deaths are linked to the problem. notices have been sent to 4.5 current or prior owners. the new deadline is january 31st, 2015. asian markets were lower after japan's economy unexpectedly slipped into a recession in the third quarter. tokyo's nikkei fell 3%, its biggest oneday cost since august. hong kong's hang seng drops 1%. they agreed to boost the global
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economy. but president putin left the summit early. next week is thanksgiving an turkey production is at its lowest level in nearly three decades. that's because of rising costs. wholesale turkey prices are at an all-time high but department of agriculture says consumers won't see much of a difference in what they pay. and one of napoleon's famous two-corner hats sold at auction for 2.4 million dollar. during his 15-year rain he went through about 120 hats. about 20 survive today. a south korean placed the bid. >> jill walg never at the new york stock exchange. thank you, jill. when we return, the nfl team pulls way from the pack while another yanks a souvenir from
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here's look at the forecast in some cities around the country. well, after a sluggish start to their season, the new england patriots are in high gear as they head toward the playoffs. the patriots get a monster performance from reverse running back bray. rob gronkowski finishes off the scoring with a highlight reel touchdown cash. new england romps over indianapolis 42-20 for their sixth great victory. meanwhile new england's main competition is stunned on the road. the denver broncos are upset by st. louis, 22-7. the loss sends the broncos to 7-3. injuries don't seem to be derailing nfc's top teem.
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arizona's backup quarterback drew stanton with a touchdown. detroit holds the beld record in the league with 9-1. and aaron rodgers and the packers are on a roll. he throws three touchdown passes. the packers rub the eagles. one persistent football fan got the souvenir. watch what happens when cincinnati scores a touchdown against new orleans, the saints. germane tries to flip the ball to a bengals fan in the front row but it's rustled away from the woman by the sanltss fan. with pleading she doesn't give up but she was given another ball by the saints' officials. so there. this is the "cbs morning news."
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a musical echo from the past that hopes to ease the pain of the pren and help fix the future. charlie d'agata in london reports on the debut of "band aid" 30. >> reporter: a whole new cause mates its debut on the x factor. headlined by one direction, ed sheeran and lauren, the british talent. >> reporter: and cold play's chris martin. the lyrics have been tweaked slightly to reflect the ebola crisis. like a generation before, stars packed into the studio for one marathon session until the song
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and video were done. this is the same studio, this is the same street where history was made 30 years ago and much like a lot of performers inside that studio, a lot of people in the crowd weren't even born. 1984 was all about big hair and heavy makeup and that was just the men. then musician bob geldof led an impassioned charge to feed those starving to death in ethiopia. now it's ebola, a disease that renders humans untouchable. >> moms in agony staring at her dying child and the child bewildered as to why her mom can't touch her. that disgusts me. it shouldn't happen. >> reporter: they dropped u.s. concerts when geldof rang up.
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>> we want to help and what needs to be done and why money needs to be raised and, you know, that's great, you know. it's totally infectious. >> reporter: one of the only superstars to make both versions is bono minus the bullet. happy to be taking part, sad there's a need to again. >> we've been trying to make this kind of event a thing of the past, you know. we want to make "band-aid" history. >> instead in the modern world people are going to have to do something that's actually very 1984, actually buy the song. charlie d'agata, cbs news, london. and if you'd like to buy the song, it goes on sale today.
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coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," reaction to the execution of peter kassig. we'll get the latest from the state department. plus an american woman held in prison in east timor is innocent of drug charges. wi will hear from her mother. that is the "cbs morning news" for this monday. i am anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac --
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. >> a cold wet morning, and katie has the forecast for you in just abient. first, we have two major breaking stories for this morning. one person killed in a fire at a philadelphia home, and four police officers injured trying to douse those flames. we'll have the very latest on their conditions coming up in a live report. if i, pope francis is officially coming to philadelphia, vatican made the announcement just about an hour ago. it is monday, november 17th, good morning, everyone, i'm ukee washington. >> i'm erika von tiehlment back to the major breaking news, vatican pope francis is coming to philadelphia. >> the pontiff visitedhi


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