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tuesday. . it's tuesday. november 17th, 2015. this is the ""cbs morning news." "on the trail of terror, the suspected mastermind of the paris attacks is identified while isis threatens a new attack in washington, d.c. dangerous weather is in store for millions as severe storms sweep across the plains and snow piles up in the rockies. hundreds of demonstrators block a minneapolis highway, protesting a shootinging of a black machine by police. a fire fighter severely burned more than a decade ago
operation that could have cost him his life. good morning from the studio 57 fuse room at "cbs news" headquarters here in insuring. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. we have breaking news this morning. russia says the downing of a jet full of tourists in egypt was an act of terror. it is the first time russian official versus said that a home-made bomb brought down the metro jet last month. the crash in the sci-fi peninsula killed all 224 people on board. traces of explosives were found at the crash site. russian president vladimir putin ordered russian services to find those responsible. isis claimed responsibility. this morning, there are new attacks if paris. a manhunt is under way for two suspected terrorists, one is described as the mastermind. the other supplied logistical support. isis warned?
it planned to strike in washington, d.c. overnight, france watched another launch of airstrikes in syria. jonathan bigliotti is in washington. >> reporter: they will work to devise a defense plan against isis. kerry's arrival comes one day after the president, president obama addressed the g-20 summit saying how important it is now for the world to stand together to counteract isis. with the u.s. embassy if paris lit up in the colors of the french flag, secretary of state john kerry pledged to stand by france and honor the lives of dozens of victims killed if last week's terrorist attacks. >> we don't have the power to bring them back. so we must do instead what is
and that begins with the sense of fierce solidarity among good and decent people everywhere. >> kerry's visit comes as france intensified attacks against isis militants responsible for the carnage. overnight the french military reportedly dropped more than a dozen bombs on the group in syria, destroying a command and training center in the city of raqqa. france has urged the u.s. to join a coalition along with russia. despite russia's loyalty to syrian president bashar al-assad. >> i think it would be difficult to convince the russians to abandon assad and harder to convince the assad government to come together. >> reporter: authorities across europe have conducted 150 raids as they search for spktsz connected to terrorist attacks.
the alleged mastermind behind the operation abdelhamid abaaoud is believed to be in syria. president hollande is now this morning calling for an amy to the constitution t. move will now allow police to carry out more raids without needing warrants and, marie, already we are being told by french officials an additional 129 raids were carried out overnight. at this point it's unclear how many arrests were made. >> thank you so much, jonathan. well, before he left turkey, president obama spoke about the fight against isis and defended his battle plan that does not include ground troops. >> every few months i go to walter reed and i see a 25-year-old kid who's paralyzed or has lost his limbs and some
into battle and so i can't afford to play some of the political games that others make. >> the president said routine military tactics against isis won't work because isis is not a state attacking another state. cia director john combren bren nan says security services are working to uncover the next isis move but it isn't easy. >> there are a lot of logical capabilities that are available right now that make it exceptionally difficult both technically as well as legally for intelligence security services of the the insight they need to uncover it. >> brennan says the isis agenda is simple, to kill as many people as possible. and the attacks in paris sparked a political battle in this country over the flight of thousands of syrian refugees. this morning, opposition to president obama's plan to
resettle 10,000 syrian refugees in this country by next year is snowballing. don champion has more on that. >> we have an act of war going on right now that can come again to our country and my job as governor is to protect the people of our state. >> reporter: governors if at least 23 states all but one republican state will try to block syrian refugees from settling in their states. >> we're not going to allow them into the state of alabama. >> texas will not be the recipient of any of these syrian refugees, any one of whom can pose like the syrian refugee posed in paris and lead to a catastrophic situation. >> reporter: they are ordering state resettlement programs not to accept any more syrians. not all agree. >> i think that the governors who are taking those actions are standing, stomping on the qualities that make america great. >> reporter: and already skeptical republican
presidential candidates stepped up their opposition to the refugee program. >> there are refugees that ned to be cared for. but they should be resettled in the middle east in the majority of their country. >> reporter: donald trump said he might also close some mosques if he becomes president and jeb bush argued the u.s. should accept syrian christians but not muslim. >> they're being slaughtered in their country. but for us who? >> that argument was soundly rejected by president obama at the g-20 summit if turkey. >> that's shameful. that's not american. that's not who we are. we don't have religious tests to our compassion. >> that was don champion reporting. now, what you is unclear is what, if anything, these governors can do to stop refugees from moving into their states once they arrive into the u.s. coming up on "cbs this morning." secretary of state john kerry in
paris on the terrorist attacks. millions of americans in the heart of the country are at risk of severe weather today. a strong system stretches from detection and the gulf coast into the plains and the upper mid-west. an outbreak of at least ten tornadoes hit western kansas monday. the twisters damaged homes and snapped power lines. five tornadoes ripped through the texas panhandle on pond. heavy zmoi is falling in colorado. forecasters are calling for as much as 18 inches. strong winds make the roads dangerous. meteorologist from our san francisco station shows us today's threat. >> an atmospheric battle between warm and humid air coming up from the gulf of mexico and arctic air from canada yeeled nearly a dozen tornadoes in kansas, oklahoma and texas. the severe weather threat is just getting started in many parts of the southeast. a widespread tornado outbreak in november. the same system on the other
significant storm from casper, wyoming, south of the front range of colorado all the way south to albuquerque, new members colorado severe weather a threat for the balance of today, new orleans a good likelihood of seeing severe weather. the best chance in northern louisiana around shreveport north to little rock, arkansas. for "cbs news," i'm paul vienna. shutting down traffic, demonstrators protest the shooting of a plaque man. actor charlie sheen makes a big announcement.
family member reportedly said monday clark was taken off life support. police arrested 51 people in last night's protests and the city's mayor asked for a federal civil rights investigation. actor charlie sheen las a major announcement. a texas man is accused in a deadly camp fight attack. those are some of the headlines on the morning news stand. the dallas morning news reports on the arrest of a suspect in the killing of six people at a texas campsite. a dallas area couple and a young child are among the victims t. sheriff says the bodies were found in rural anderson countery about 100 miles southeast of dallas. authorities have not revealed the possible motive. "people" magazine reports charlie sheen will announce today that he has hiv. the 50-year-old actor plans to reveal his diagnosis later this morning. the magazine says sheen could face lawsuits from past partners. and the salt lake tribune judge removed himself from the
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country. >> no opening mon log for stephen colbert on the "late show." instead john batist, thank you, performed the french national anthem in honor of the paris attack victims. colbert mel e welcomed medal of honor recipient, a native of france the army captain who tackled the sue intied bomber in afghanistan showed a message of support to the victims in french. well, on the cbs moneywatch,
word of the year is revealed and it's not even a word. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. the attacks if paris didn't weigh heavily on u.s. market. stocks rallied ending a three-day losing streak t. dow gained 237 points. the nasdaq added 56 points. president obama is in manila for the ayes-pacific economic cooperations summit where this morning leaders condemned the paris attacks. the president will meet with members of the transpacific partnership, the massive free trade agreement his administration has pushed. but the fight against islamic terrorism is overshadowing the meeting. the new york state judge denied a restraining order requested by fantasy sports operators draftkings and fanduel. they want to block the state attorney general from shutting them down. attorney general eric sneiderman says the games are illegal gambling. draftkings and fanduel say they
offer games of skill, not of chance. another hearing is scheduled for november 25th but as for now, the sites are still active in new york. marriott international is buying rival hotel chains starwood for $12.2 billion. the deal would create the largest hotel company by far. the new company would have 5500 properties of more than a million rooms. starwood brands include sher torngs westin and regis. they include ritz carlton and fairfield inn. this year, the dictionary of the year is a picture, an emoji, specifically the tears of joy emoji. oxford says the emoji best reflects the mood and free occupations of 2017. several other words were considered, including dark web, that's the part of the web that lets users and website operators remain anonymous.
on fleek meaning good, established or stylish and bum lersexual, a young man suggesting a rugged outdoor lifestyle. anne pary. >> my response, thumbs down for not using words, i'll use another form of expression him jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. thanks a lot, jill. still to come, ground breaking trance plantstransplants, you will meet the person that got a new face straight from a
the life changing procedure. >> reporter: it was a routine fire if there ever is a thing in mississippi back in september 2001. that's when volunteer fire fighter suffered third degree burns over his head and chest. 14 years later, patrick found himself in new york waiting for the most extensive face transplant ever attempted. >> whoing hard every day trying to get this transplant done. so hopefully it's not much lalr longer. >> dr. rodriguez leads the team of 100 professionals, finding a donor that matched his general appearance, blood type and tissue factors was fought easy. >> he was a year on the wait list. he was the only person on that wait list. >> reporter: that donor was a 26-year-old artist and bicycleing enthusiast who died after a bike accident in brooklyn, surprisingly the primary goals were medical more
than cosmetic. >> the biggest functional improvement was in the eyelids and then, of course, the removal of the scar for normal facial animation. >> reporter: the 26-hour operation began august 14th in adjoining operating rooms at nyu. the donor tissue included not just the face, but neck skin and several facial bones, blood vessels and nerves had to be saved and reconnected. patrick's swelling and appearance gradually improved if 92 days. here patrick is waiting for his children to see him for the first time. pot trick's appearance and his vision are dramatically improved from his post-burn condition and will continue to get better. what's it like looking at another person's face in the mirror? >> they will tell you that it's them. what they see is the way they were before. >> unbelievable. dr. max gomez reporting there. patrick plans to return home to
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>> a look at paris now. we can see secretary of state john kerry leaving. investigators continue to track both responsible and the city continues to mourn after the terrorist attacks and friday. here's the latest on the investigation for the sec night in a row, french jets attacked isis targets in syria. isis released a new video threatening to attack america in washington and a manhunt continues for the two suspected terrorists. one is believed to have been the mastermind before the paris attack. rather behind the paris attack. the others spblt suspected of providing logistical support t. paris attacks heeded opposition to president obama's plan to resettle immigrants in this country. more than 20 governors say they
some lawmakers want to hold up a bill to fund the federal government unless the plan is withdrawn. a new report by the u.s. house homeland security committee shows more than 250 americans have joined or attempted to join isis. win in four recruits are from minnesota. why the area is brown for potential members. >> reporter: they own a safari restaurant in minneapolis. they are among the estimated 70,000 somali americans living in minnesota. >> we came here to join family members. >> reporter: refugees began arriving from somalia in the 1990s, fleeing civil war. minnesota provided good educational and economic opportunities. but between 2006 and 2011 as the unrest continued in east affect, more than two dozen young somalis were pulled back by the terror group el shabab to join the fighting.
somali, do people assume have you ties to terrorism? >> we have the venue, that comes up. you done have the good stuff. >> reporter: now isis is recruiting. currently five minnesota men are awaiting trial accused of trying to join the terror group. more than five others are under investigation. many somalis say they don't feel like they fit in. leaders say that identity crisis is often the root of radicalization. >> somalis among americans, they are all of these and -- >> reporter: he is an imam who recently helped form a somali american task force t. group tries to find ways to keep young people from being lured to terror groups who use sophisticated recruiting videos to get their attention. >> it's the real disneyland. can you come here around join us. >> reporter: leaders are embracing the mission, too. at his restaurant.
between generations and he runs a youth soccer group. >> you have to encourage them and say the country is not against you. >> reporter: on the field the players hon near their heritage as they look to their future. >> coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," a father fights for the return of his 6-year-old son who was illegally abducted. >> that is the "cbs morning news." i'm anne-marie green.