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i was already going to die happy, but i can die happier and with a soundtrack now. >> that's the "overnight news" for this friday. captioning funded by cbs it's friday, january 8th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." two men suspected of having ties to overseas terror groups are under arrest. one of them, a refuge who came to the united states from syria. president obama puts a target on the nra. at a town hall meeting, the
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group of distorting his position on gun ownership. will the markets end a volatile week on appear n upswing? beyonce has plans on stealing the show the next time she takes the stage. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters ere in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. two men arrested on terrorism related charges are expected to make their court appearances today. both are refuges from the middle east and there may be a connection. brian webb is here in new york with the details. good morning, brian. >> reporter: good morning. federal prosecutors say there is no indication that either suspect was planning an attack in the u.s. but the arrest drew immediate criticism of the president's
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court documents reveal the 23-year-old sacramento suspect communicated over social media with an unnamed individual living in texas back in 2013. in one exchange, the two allegedly discussed training and fighting overseas. the texas person, identified as individual i, writes, i need to learn from your weapon expertise. the sacramento suspect responds, if you arrive and i am still there, i will train you. a criminal complaint unsealed thursday accuses the sacramento man of traveling to syria from the u.s. and back again after fighting alongside a terror organization, then lying to investigators about it. authorities say the iraqi citizen originally came to the u.s. as a refuge in 2012. >> this is an individual who was committed to going back home and -- as an iraqi to fight what regimes.
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officials accuse the houston suspect of providing material support to isis. the 24-year-old texas man entered the u.s. as an iraqi refuge in 2009 and was granted permanent residence status in 2011. the charges are reignited a debate on the campaign trail fuges into the u.s. >> we should not be allowing isis terrorists to come back to america with u.s. passports. >> reporter: both suspects are scheduled to appear in federal court today. in a statement, texas governor greg abbott called on the president to halt the resettlement of refuges in the u.s. until there is an effective americans' safety. >> brian webb in new york, thanks a lot, brian. today in silicon valley, the obama administration is asking for the tech's industry from
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represents from apple, google, facebook, microsoft and twitter and linkedin are expected to meet with federal officials. one is to use encryption to hide their communication. overseas now. . the syrian government says it will allow humanitarian aid into several towns where residents are starving to death. the situation is desperate for some 40,000 residents of madai. the last food delivery was in october. they surrounded by government troops and numerous reports that people have died of malnutrition. president obama is putting the gun lobby in his sights at. at a televised town hall meeting, he accuses the national rifle association. >> every time there is a mass
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and part of the reason is that the nra is convinced many of its members that somebody is going to come grab your guns. >> reporter: a fired up president obama lit into the nra thursday night, accusing the group of igniting its members by distorting his interpretation of the second amendment. >> the conversation has to be based on facts and truth and what we are actually proposing. not some, you know, imaginary fiction in which obama is trying to take away your guns. >> reporter: the gun lobby group declined an invitation to attend the town hall meeting and, instead, calling it a public relations spectacle. but the president was chaled lenged by the members of the audience, including the wife of american sniper chris kyle and a rape survivor. >> why can't your administration see that the restrictions you're putting to make it harder for me to own a gun or harder for me to take that where i need to be is
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less safe. >> reporter: the meeting comes two days after the president took executive action to expand gun control measures and that has had you gun control near the top of the gaeneled on agenda on the presidential campaign. >> i will get rid of gun-free zones at schools. you have to. and on military bases, my first day, it gets signed, okay? my first day. there is no more gun-free zone. >> the first thing i intend to do is rescind every single illegal and unconstitutional executive action taken by this president. >> meanwhile, president obama wrote in a "the new york times" op-ed that he will not support or campaign for any political candidate who doesn't support what he calls common sense gun reform. well, the trump campaign vetted people trying to attend a rally in vermont. trump claims more than 20,000
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spots last night in burlington. they were asked if they supported trump. only those who said yes were allowed in. but in spite of the campaign's best efforts, trump was interrupted eight times by protesters. coming up on "cbs this morning," major garrett talks with ted cruz about taking on donald trump as they look ahead to iowa. this morning, the chinese stock market regained some of the ground it lost during yesterday's free-fall. the shanghai composite finished the day 2% higher. new circuit breaker regulations that shut down trading yesterday were suspended. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange. jill, good morning. >> good morning. fears about the chinese economy and dropping oil prices that triggered another big sell-off here on wall street. the dow plunged 392 points and s&p lost 47 and off to its worst four-day start of the year ever. its value. the nasdaq has fallen for six
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the past five trading days, including december 31st, the dow has lost 1,36 points or nearly 6%. the price of oil dropped to a 12-year low. this morning, though, u.s. crude is trading at 33 dollars a barrel. the first measure of how the u.s. economy fared for all of last year. analysts expects 210,000 more jobs were created in december and that the unemployment rate dropped 4.9% and the first time this seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell below 5% since 2007. >> jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, jill, you will be back a little later with our business headlines. well, now to the weather, which has been as volatile as the stock market. another el nino-triggered storm is headed toward the west coast, while more flooding is forecast for mississippi and the ohio valleys. yesterday, powerful waves battered the california coast
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a man watching the monster waves roll in got drencheded! to the south in san diego this driver drove his 200,000 dollar lamborghini into high water. the engine never stalled. i guess that's what you pay for. the flood threat continues along the mississippi river. in vicksburg the river is expected to crest over 50 feet' and more rain will continue there overnight. a local sheriff is trying to end the occupation of a in oregon oregon. david ward met with ammon bundy, the leader of the armed protesters. ward asked bundy to end the but he refused. they will take again another. the governor of maine faces criticism for racially charged claims about drug traffickers. later, thousands of time warner customers may have had
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breaking news from overnight. a philadelphia police officer is expected to survive after being shot multiple times. police say he was ambushed as he sat in his patrol car. a gunman walked up and fired 13 shots. the officer was hit several times in the arm, but returned fire. the suspect ran off, but was quickly arrested by other officers. maine's governor is under fire for racist comments and the mother of the a ffluenza teen is bax back in texas. she will appear today before a texas judge. tonya couch is behind bars in ft. worth after arriving thursday from los angeles. she was deported from mexico last week where her son ethan is in custody. he is accused of violating probation and serving for killing four people in a 2013
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. netflix introduced this week that subscribers have viewed nearly 12 billion amount of content the last three months. the thing they still haven't viewed is the sun. >> hey, it's winter. what are you going to do? might as well stay inside. on the cbs "moneywatch" get ready to watch more netflix. new problems for blue bell ice cream. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange. >> reporter: blue bell released an up date on its enhanced
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they suspect la list they have since reopened and production resumed. time warner says it was hacked. the e-mail address and passwords about 320,000 time warner customers may have been compromised. the fbi informed time warner about the hack, but time warner says there is no evidence that the systems that operate e-mail accounts have been breached. a menu change at chick-fil-a. bye-bye, coleslaw. it is being replaced with a salad with a maple vinaigrette dressing and topped with almonds and pecans. chick-fil-a say this was a change for growing demand for health care options. more people will be watching video than television by the end of the decade. he predicts in a matter of years, digital video will become
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