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good morning, good to be with you, i'm anne-marie green. well, the partial government shutdown enters its second week this morning with no sign of a compromise. president obama and house republicans traded new accusations as the country lurches closer to the debt ceiling deadline. senate democrats plan to introduce a bill as early as today to raise the borrowing limits. susan mcginnis is in washington, susan, good morning. >> good morning. we're nine days away to the country reaching its debt limit. no movement here on capitol hill. now, both house of congress will be working today as a plan forward as americans wonder when they were will be working together. >> reporter: house republicans will meet behind closed doors this morning to strategize about how they will handle the government shutdown and the loom debt ceiling crisis. >> over the last ten days we've been through quite a bit. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner said the president has the power to end the stalemate. >> the president's refusal to
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negotiate is hurting our economy and put putting our country at risk. >> reporter: but the president says only congress can approve funding bills. and he's calling on speaker boehner to allow a vote on a no springs attached bill that the president believes has support to pass. >> the reason speaker boehner hasn't called a vote on it is because he doesn't apparently want to see the government shutdown end at the moment. >> reporter: it wasn't just the two sides debating. the government is expected to run out of money to pay its bills on october 17th unless the country raises its debt limit. china, america's largest creditor is calling on the u.s. to call its political stalemate. >> work with us to bring about stability around the world. >> reporter: the senate has begun work on a new bill to raise the debt limit. the first vote could come as early as friday. now, it looks like democrats are going to try to get republicans
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to agree to a lung-term, trillion dollar increase in order to avoid hitting the debt ceiling. but the white house is indicating it may be taupe a short-term hike to avoid going over that cliff. >> let's hope they can hammer something out, susan mcginnis in washington, thanks. a houston couple is donating $10 million to head start to keep it running during the government shutdown. the pre-kindergarten money says the money from donald and lawyer arnold will help 7,000 families. others aren't as lucky as michelle miller found out. >> wee! >> reporter: it's been a week since danielle smith told parents at the george p. pitkin learning center that the center was closed. the government shut down before it sent grant money to connecticut. >> what did your family say? >> i had parents tell me i'm going to lose my job if i don't have child care, i can't go to
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work. he were asking for help and i couldn't help them. >> reporter: 300 students have been affected here. it's also cost danielle smith her job as a family counselor. how long could you last? >> i don't know. i'm struggling. >> reporter: did you know this was coming? >> i thought. but i thought politicians from both sides would come together and realize this is going to affect millions of people. >> reporter: a thousand children have been locked out at the 13 programs run by bill bellaaqua. >> we issued alternatives. they don't have programs to turn to. it's going to get cold soon. the landlord wants his rent. >> reporter: danielle smith wants to look for work but can't. her son was a student here, too. >> not only can't i go to work, i don't have child care either. you still got your stuff, right? >> reporter: how does it make
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you feel? >> sad, he's missing the teachers. he's missing the lessons. and it's just sad. >> reporter: as many as 87,000 children could be affected across the country if the shutdown drags on to november. but the head start program in connecticut can reopen as soon as congress gives the go-ahead that the grants are on their way. michelle, cbs news, new york. the supreme court could start hearing organize arguments. it involves the finance campaign laws. that limits. and the court will weigh cases involving recess, political appointment, abortion rights and affirmative action. and the man who was one of the world's most wanted terror suspects is being questioned by elite u.s. interrogators this morning. we're learning more details
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about his capture in south africa and a simultaneous raid that didn't go as well. danielle nottingham reports. >> reporter: abu anas al libi is being held on mediterranean waters on the sea. he was captured. sources say al libi was part of osama bin laden's inner circle in the 1990s. interrogators from the military intelligence community and the justice department will be pressing him about al qaeda's terror network and any future attack plans. >> al libi has been indicted in the southern district of new york, in connection with his alleged role in al qaeda's conspiracy to kill u.s. nationals and to conduct attacks against u.s. interests worldwide. >> reporter: al libi is accused helping to plan the 1998 bombings at two u.s. embassies in africa. those attacks killed 24 people including 12 americans. a second weekend raid in somalia
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targeted a kenyan terror inspect named acreikrimah. navy s.e.a.l.s approached the compound where ikrimah is said to be hiding. rather than call in an air strike to kill ikrimah and the civilians and children nearby, the s.e.a.l.s called off the raid. danielle nottingham, cbs news. community are cleaning up after a damaging round of storms swept through the northeast. strong winds and heavy rain brought down trees and power lines and struck a fire in northern new jersey. utility crews are working to restore power to thousands of families. the dakotas are digging out after a weekend blizzard. it dumped a record amount of snow. 4 feet in some area, it knocked down trees, thousands remain without power. at least four deaths are attributed to the weather. coming up on the "cbs
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a 13,000-pound concrete weight dangling from a crane 40 floors above the streets of midtown manhattan is now safely on the ground. the load got stuck yesterday morning. it took all day for workers to lower it back down and the closure cost traffic gridlock. on the "cbs moneywatch," a warning about tainted chicken and anchorman ron burgundy takes a second job. wendy gillette is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, wendy. >> good morning, anne-marie. arabian stocks continued. tokyo's nikkei gained half a
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percent. wall street endured a down day with stocks finishing at their lowest in a month. the dow ended the day another 136 points. while the nasdaq shed 37. aluminum giant alcoa reveals its earnings report it comes after an analyst lowered the target due to a recent fall in recent prices sending its stocks 1.4% before trading. american, keeping their credit cards in their wallets, cutting back on spending for the third consecutive month. americans' credit card debt fell $883 million to about $860 billion which experts fear could stun economic blow. the overall borrowing increased to a record $8.6 billion in august. there's a public health alert after 300 people were sickened by salmonella.
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salmonella outbreaks in 18 states, most in california. foster farms says the illnesses were caused by eating undercooked or improperly handled chicken. new 100 dollar bills circulate intended to make the bills a lot harder to counterfeit. it's the first redesign since 1996. and includes a vanishing liberty bell and a 3d security ribbon. the federal bank will deliver these new bills today. fictional tv news anchor is trying to stay classy for chrysler. >> i'm the only one with the guts to tell you about this glove box. 12 volt light bulb. >> he plays in a series of commercials for the dodge crieser suv. chrysler's advertising is much smaller than ford and gm.
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chrysler working out a deal to promote farrell. the anchorman sequel out in december. stay classy, okay? >> you stay classy. windy gillette at the new york stock exchange, exchange. well, straight ahead, your tuesday morning weather and in sports, quick play sends one team alive and sends another team packing in major league baseball. actually eat themunless you ♪ multigrain cheerios. also available in delicious peanut butter. healthy never tasted so sweet. we'll take something tasty and healthy. ♪ must be the honey! ♪ there's a party going on in your cereal bowl ♪ ♪ o's can help lower cholesterol ♪ ♪ oh why does it taste so great? ♪ ♪ hey! must be the honey! kerri: hey! kerri the sparkle® fairy here. are you about to drop some serious coin on paper towels?
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. new york, partly sunny, 68 degrees. the high in miami, thunderstorms. chicago, dallas sunny as well, and morning fog in los angeles. time now for a check of the national forecast. rain will fall from northeast florida to the carolinas today with the potential for coastal flooding and rough surf. a developing storm system brings showers and in higher elevations snow in the pacific northwest. there's a red flag warning stretching from southern nebraska, southwest into new mexico. expect nice weather in much of the northeast and midwest. in sports, some dramatic finishes in all four baseball's postseason series. we'll start with the national league. the dodgers trying to close out the braves. we get a huge perform frns that carl crawford. he homers in the first and again in the third. and juan uribe comes to the
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plate. >> that ball is drilled to left! that ball is gone! and the dodgers lead. >> the dodgers shut down the braves in the ninth and advanced to the n.l. championship series with the 4-3 win. the other n.l. series now will come down to a decisive game five, st. louis pitcher michael wacha takes a no-hitter into the eighth inning and provides all the offense they need with a two-run homer. the cardinals beat the pirates 2-1. in the american league, tampa bay trying to force boston. it looks like the red sox are in control with a 3-0 lead but evan longoria tied it for the rays with a three-run homer. rays backup catcher jose lobaton
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gets to play the hero. >> oh yeah! >> lobaton dumped it into center field. tampa bay staying alive with the 5-4 win. the oak & a's will have a chance to finish off the tigers, winning 6-3. in the ninth inning, victor martinez get into a scuffle and the benches clear. no punches are clone but the tension could spill over into game four. a heartbreaking finish for the atlanta falcons on "monday night football." the falcons take a one-point lead over the jets with less than two minutes to play in the game. but new york has enough time left to kick the game-winning field goal as the clock expires. the jets win 30-28. when we return, bringing a
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. washington, d.c., partly sunny, 72 degrees. atlanta, mostly cloudy, st. louis will be sunny, 72 the high. denver partly sunny and showers isn't seattle. a long island convenience store clerk uses a hidden weapon to fight an armed would-be robber. check out this surveillance video. the robber walks into the store on september 25th and fires a shot into the wall but the clerk then pulled out a large machete from under the counter and chases the robber out of the store. new york city police have charged a fourth motorcyclist in that brutal road rage beating. and at least three off-duty police officers riding with the biker group could also be in
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trouble. don dahler reports. >> reporter: an undercover cop stood by when the suv driven by alexian lien was attacked by a gang of motorcyclists. his attorney says he did not witness lien being beaten. the officer took several days to tell his superiors about the incident. the officer said he did not intervene because he did not want to blow his cover. this is video taken before things turned violent on september 29th. in addition to that officer, there were at least two other officers among the bikers. 911 received over 200 calls complaining that the bikers were endangering pedestrians riding on the sidewalk. police say the investigation started when christopher cruz slowed in front of the suv containing lien, his wife and
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2-year-old daughter. moments later he accelerated through the crowd certificationly injures one of the motorcycle piste. reynold chance who admits he's the guy breaking the window with his helmet turned himself into police. his client gregory watt said -- >> the law does allow someone who is a victim of an accident to at least attempt to get the identification of a motorist. >> a passerby saw them beating the driver. >> i said stop, i don't know what they were thinking but somehow they stopped. >> reporter: the undercover officer had his badge stripped pending review of internal affairs. they could face criminal charges. don dahler, cbs, new york. >> i'm anne-marie green, this is the "cbs morning news."
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. good morning. welcome to wusa9. today is tuesday, october 8, 2013. yes, i did make it, as howard said. you're getting dressed. so are we. forgot to turn the mike on so it's kind of a chore when you have a dress on. but we made it.
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thank you. thanks for joining us. here's monika samtani. this may be the only time i get to say this all year. j-e-t-s, jet, jets. jets. >> who did they beat? >> the hated atlanta falcons. i don't expect the jets to win any night so when they do, it's a plus. weather wise a much better day. what a storm we had yesterday. heavy rain. did have wind damage and a few tornado warnings. the confirmation on the tornado is going to be interesting. i don't know if the shutdown is going to interfere with weather service operations beyond forecasting. a lot of times they'll go out and survey but if they're shut down, that may be beyond the scope of what they'll be doing. we'll look at some clouds today with some sunshine. i'm thinking we'll see more sun this morning than afternoon as temperatures get into the upper 60s by 1:00. highs about 70. maybe 71, 72 if we can get
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enough sun. this morning it's a lot cooler than yesterday. we're down in the 40s and 50s, not the 70s. you certainly need a jacket with 46 in gaithersburg and 50 in leesburg and 48 manassas. even down south fredricksburg is down to 52 while we're almost 60 at the pax river naval air staying. this afternoon looking at temperatures upper 60s to lower 70s with partly to mostly cloudy skies. but a dry day. that's going to change soon. monika samtani, happy tuesday. >> happy tuesday, howard. happy tuesday, everybody. the one thing slowing everyone down overnight was a construction zone on the southbound side of i-95 in newington at the fairfax county parkway and still only the left lane is getting by. that's the southbound side of i- 95 coming in past springfield into newington. northbound no delay. all lanes are open up toward 395. let's take a live look in springfield on the northbound side of 95. you can see that everything is running smoothly and nothing in the hov lanes yet. let's go back over to the maps this time on the north side.
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looking good on the beltway between college park and silver spring. remember beach avenue, beach drive is closed down between blagden and dc-maryland line because of the government shutdown. no problems on 270 coming on to the beltway, 95 and in from baltimore. we'll take a live look in college park. a good indication of the beltway in prince george's county. >> thank you, monika. we are now in the second week of the government shutdown and nine days away from reaching the debt ceiling. house republicans will meet behind closed doors to discuss a way to deal with both of those issues. >> not like it's new but house speaker john boehner and president obama continue to play the name and blame game in all of this. susan mcginnis has more. >> reporter: house republicans will meet behind closed doors this morning to strategize about how they will handle the government shutdown and the looming debt ceiling crisis. >> over the last ten days we've been through quite a bit. >> reporter: house speaker john boehner says the president has the power to end the stalemate.
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>> the president's refusal to negotiate is hurting our economy and putting our country at risk. >> reporter: but the president says only congress can approve funding bills and he's calling on speaker boehner to allow a vote on a no strings attached bill the president believes has enough support to pass. >> the reason that speaker boehner hasn't called a vote on it is because he doesn't apparently want to see the government shutdown end at the moment. the government is expected to run out of money to pay its bills on october 17 unless congress votes to raise the country's debt limit. china, america's largest creditor, is calling on the u.s. to resolve the political stalemate in order to protect its investments and avoid hurting the global economy. >> work with us to bring about stability around the world. >> reporter: the senate has begun work on a new bill to raise the debt ceiling. the first vote could come as early as friday. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington.
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>> some senate republicans say they would support a bill to raise the debt ceiling without any attachments but senate democrats may not have the 60 votes needed to block a filibuster. since the shutdown started, the majority of federal workers of course are told to go home without pay except for essential personnel. so who are they? >> essential people are the people who continue to work while everyone else stays home. debrale take reason went on a quest to find -- debra alfarone went on a quest to seem who is essential and who is nonessential. some of the answers my surprise you. >> reporter: the department of veterans administration considers 95% of their workers essential while the usda has sent just about everyone home. tonight we're questioning who's essential. capital e in essential. the capital police officers who chase down chaos from the white house to the capital last week, but those capitol police officers pay? that's nonsending. the ntsb investigator that would have responded


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