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now. egypt stepping up its attacks against isis after 21 egyptian christians slaughtered by terrorists as u.s. officials study the video for clues to help find the perpetrators and stop the spread of the savage group. fireball lights up the sky as the train derails in west virginia. hundreds of people evacuated after one home is destroyed and oil spills into the nearby river. what caused the train to go off the tracks. a blast of winter slamming 60 million americans this morning. snow is piling on. the winter storm creating another mess another dangerous commute this morning. good morning. welcome to "early start." i'm christine romans. john berman has the morning off. it is tuesday, february 17th. 5:00 a.m. in the east. up first, egypt stepping up involvement in the fight of
isis. egyptian war planes with a second wave of targets in libya. this is after isis kidnapped and beheaded 21 egyptian christians there. could this start the extended military campaign? we get more this morning from cnn's ian lee in cairo. >> reporter: christine egypt is gearing up for a prolonged war. egyptian f-16s bombed training facilities in the coastal city of derna. the foreign minister is at the united nations. they want officials to target isis and syria and add libya to the list. in derna, the council, an umbrella group for isis elements issued a statement. they accuse egypt of targeting and killing civilians. an akccusation we cannot verify.
the egyptian army has mobilized soldiers across the country to assist the police in securing vital facilities. all of this began over the beheading of 21 egyptian christians in libya by isis. hundreds of thousands of egyptian workers are still believed to be in the country. cairo is drawing up an evacuation and plan urge everyone to leave. christine. >> ian lee, thank you. u.s. intelligence officials poring over the latest isis video searching for clues of the attackers and looking for strategy. we have more from barbara starr. >> reporter: christine, the video of the men marched on to a beach and executed in libya achieving what u.s. officials say is one of the isis continuing goals. showing videos of unspeakable violence because they know it
will get the world's attention. this time the video, however, a bit different, perhaps. an all-out assault on christianity. all of the men egyptian christians who had come to libya looking for work. now the u.s. intelligence community looking at every frame of the video for any clues it can about the identity of the attackers, the man who speaks in the video speaks english very well. very little accent. they will want to know his identity. another thing they are looking at once again, isis using those orange jump suits. the kind of jump suits that detainees wore in guantanamo bay years ago. this is a typical isis recruiting tactic to show the aura of guantanamo bay, if you will. so right now, very little about who was behind the video and who the exact men were on that beach in libya.
it is underscoring all of the concerns that isis is spreading. christine. >> barbara starr, thank you. the white house convening a three-day summit on countering violent extremism. the latest poll shows president obama is losing support on isis. 57% of americans disapproval how the president is handling isis. we are learning more this morning about the gunman suspected in two deadly attacks in copenhagen this past weekend. officials say he pledged his allegiance to isis in a facebook posting minutes before the shootings. it comes as thousands of people attended a vigil for the victims on monday night where the danish prime minister called for national unity. we have cnn's nic robertson.
we have more information on how the man was radicalized and whether he was really inspired by isis. this facebook posting would suggest he was. >> reporter: absolutely. what we just heard in the last few minutes in the danish intelligence service, they say they had no thrown believe he was on the verge of an attack. however, what we are beginning to see and learn about omar abdel hamid el hussein is that this was a man with a violent past and criminal record. out of jail for two weeks after a violent attack on a commuter train. then the tribute to al bagdadi. now we heard from the danish ambassador to the united states he may well have become radicalized in jail. >> he was just released a couple of weeks before the attacks this weekend from prison. it seems he might have been
radicalized while in prison. >> reporter: so obviously what we are hearing from the danish intelligence services now, tying up if you will what could be seen as a failing on their part saying look we are aware of him, but not believing he was about to commit an attack. >> nic, danish officials are concerned about danish-born citizens going to the battle field in iraq and syria and coming back. how are they countering that threat? >> reporter: sure. the danish have an open policy here. in britain, for example, they talk about taking away people's passports, nationality from them if they go to iraq and syria for isis. the danish handle it in a different way. they have a program that says look come back. we will give you counselling and support. officially 110 young men have
joined isis and other groups in iraq and syria. 70 of those have come back. unofficially closer to 200 have gone. the government has put them in programs based on trust that these people come in and they say okay we want to be members of society again. they are brought back into society. now concerns do exist. are some of them really honest and are they trying to reintegrate into danish society? >> nic robertson. what an interesting angle and strategy for danish authorities compared to other countries. thank you. breaking this morning, taliban group in pakistan claiming responsibility for the blast in lahore that killed eight people and injured 16 others. a suicide bomber tried to enter a police station. a spokesperson for the group telling cnn by phone similar attacks are being planned. warning they will be executed soon. breaking overnight. firefighters battling an enormous fire after a csx train
carrying crude oil derailed and exploded in fayette county filling the sky with smoke and fire. a second explosion. the biggest one yet shook the area around midnight. the governor of west virginia declaring a state of emergency after one home was incinerated. nearly 30 of the trains 100 plus cars came off the tracks in the incident. two nearby towns have been evacuated now. officials are concerned about oil from the train that has spilled into a local river. that river is a source of dripping water for people in two counties. it is not yet known what caused the derailment. also breaking overnight, a federal judge putting a temporary hold on president obama's executive action on immigration. this is in response to the request by a coalition of 26 states planning a lawsuit aimed at putting a permanent stop to it. the president's action could protect as many as 5 million people who are in the u.s. illegally from being deported.
u.s. officials expressing grave concern this morning about mounting cease-fire violations and what they say is the deteriorating situation in eastern ukraine. angela merkel spoke on the phone with vladimir putin and ukrainian president petro poroshenko. the three agreed to take concrete steps to assure the cease-fire is fully implemented and the withdraw of heavy weapons happens today. a software company exposed spying operations. on the list the nsa's inability to hide software deep in hard drives. found in iran russia and afghanistan among others. former nsa employee did not deny the findings. nine minutes past the hour. time for an early start on your money this tuesday. stock futures pointing lower. european markets mixed. s&p off a record high.
markets were closed monday for presidents a day. investor fears on greece is back. the country could stumble out of the eurozone. debt talks with creditors collapsed.oseal for the bailout program. the greek government is led by an anti-austerity party. hoping to agree to a deal to keep the country in the eurozone without having to maintain austerityreforms. dangerous conditions this morning. what you need to know for the commute. that's next.
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much of the country in the grip of the wicked winter. estimated 60 million americans dealing with record low temperatures including double digit below zero windchills. the south is expected to bear the latest of the storm. up to 10 inches of snow expected in areas. snowy icy conditions in hampton, virginia leading to this accident. an suv skidding across the lanes of the main road ending in front of a local news crew. it could have been a lot worse. the nation's capital is bracing for a major storm today. the long holiday weekend for federal workers will be longer. d.c. offices are closed today. amtrak's northeast corridor will operate on a modified schedule today and more than 1,000 flights canceled. let's go to rosa flores standing outside in bitter cold
new york city. rosa let me see, can you feel your ears and nose my dear? >> reporter: it is cold out here, crieshristine. i have a thermometer here. take a look behind me. it has been snowing slightly all morning long. it is a nice light snow that is falling over columbus circle and also under central park. here is the deal. here in new york, we are expecting 2 to 4 inches. take a look christine. this is what folks will be doing. not much to shovel today other than maybe with the little utensil like this. this is what is happening at time warner center. we are expecting 2 to 4 inches
in the area. it will be pretty low. i was showing you central park behind me. here is the deal. it hasn't been that bad for new york city this year. let me show you here. this time last year new york city received about 50 inches of snow. so take a look. this is a lot of snow. this year i'm going to wind this down, christine. guess what? it has only been about 20 inches. we have nothing to complain about, christine. again, about 1 to 2 inches in the city. temperatures in the teens today. you just have to bundle up. not too bad. >> it is winter. you are right. it is important to point out that it is not as bad as last year. last year rosa you had so many widespread storms all over the northeast and midwest. it hurt the economy. $15 billion loss to the economy. this year while it feels miserable, it is not quite as
bad as last year. >> reporter: it is really not. you think about it. while you are in it, it does feel really bad. you have to bundle up every time you go to the store. every time you go outside. all of the layers. it is not so bad this year. >> be careful. watch for the black ice. check on your elderly neighbors. rosa thank you. boston will be spared the worst of the storm. there is still the bone-chilling cold and 7 feet of snow to put somewhere. cnn's will ripley is there. >> reporter: christine, what you are seeing right now is a herculean effort by the city of boston to get the streets of the city clear as people prepare to go back to work later this morning. i want to show you where we are. this is one of the largest snow farms in boston. this was an empty lot. as you see now, it has become a literal mountain of snow. a mountain so high it dwarfs the
heavy construction equipment you see there scooping the snow up and bringing it down to this machine here. a snow melting machine. we are told has the ability to melt 150 tons that's 300,000 pounds of snow per hour. they dump the snow into this and then the water comes out right there and they dump that water down into the sewers. even though this is a tremendous operation, with a lot of capacity it is still not nearly enough to keep up with all of the snow that has inundated boston. public transportation is still crippled this morning. it will only be operating on partial routes today. in fact the transportation director is saying it could be 30 days 30 days of operations like this clearing all the snow before they are back to normal capacity. that is if another blizzard doesn't hit the city. it is remarkable to see the effort underway here at the snow farm. the largest of several snow
farms in the city as boston tries to dig out of an unprecedented three-week run of very heavy snow including that blizzard we were covering over the weekend. christine. >> will ripley in boston for us. that's what happened. what happens next? meteorologist pedram javaheri has a look at the forecast. >> good morning, christine. one thing to keep in mind here with all of the cold air across the country and wintry weather, 31. that's the magic number. we are how many days away from starting the spring season across the northern hemisphere. we have ice storm warnings through 9:00 a.m. local time. this pattern with significant accumulations of ice have been disruptive. storm system off the southeast coastline. snowshowers in portions of washington, d.c. you could get another couple inches in the new york and boston area as well. generally speaking 2 to 4 inches as opposed to 12 to 26 in parts
in recent days. greenville to charlotte and raleigh, north carolina. here is what is left in the forecast, christine, when it comes to snow showers. on the delmarva peninsula, 8 to 12 inches. new york and boston 2 to 4. that is enough for the second snowiest season in recorded history. >> pedram thanks. a disgraced cyclist lance armstrong, takes a big hit in the wallet. andy scholes has the details in the bleacher report next.
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armstrong's legal team is disputing the ruling saying they reached a settlement back in 2006. yesterday, a judge issued a protective order on kurt busch to stay away from his ex-girlfriend. this case made national head license plate lines when busch was needed to seek help for alcoholism and anger management. busch waiting to see if he will be charged with assault in the case. college basketball. kansas at west virginia. mountaineers drives spins with the go ahead layup with 4 seconds left. perry ellis for the win? no. it goes off the back of the rim. mountaineers pull off the
stunner, 62-61. the fans all rush the court. christine, we are a month away from march madness. a lot of these games in the near future. i'm excited. >> the good thing about that we are in the depths of winter in the northeast. the thought of march madness and it might not be snowing makes me happy. thanks. egypt stepping up attacks as retaliation for the brutal beheading video. is this the beginning of a bigger military campaign? we on a he right strip and shut your mouth. cold medicines open your nose over time, but add a breathe right strip and pow, it opens your nose up to 38% more. so you can breathe and do the one thing you want to do sleep. add breathe right to your cold medicine shut your mouth and sleep right. breathe right. and look for the calming scent of new breathe right lavender in the sleep aisle.
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egypt stepping up the campaign against isis in the wake of the brutal video showing the murders of egyptian christians as the american people show they want a stronger response from u.s. officials in the fight against isis. up to 1,000 people evacuated after a train carrying crude oil derails in west virginia. smoke and flames fill the sky and tainted drinking water. winter storm piling on the misery this morning. roads expected to be covered in ice making for another dangerous commute. what you need to know ahead. welcome back to "early start." i'm christine romans. john berman has this tuesday off. it is 30 minutes past the hour. let's start in egypt where the government is stepping up the involvement in the fight against isis. egyptian war planes launching a second wave of air strikes against isis targets in libya. the attacks coming after the
militants kidnapped and beheaded 21 egyptian christians there. egypt's president vowed revenge. could this signal the start of the extended military campaign? we have more from cnn's ian lee in cairo. >> reporter: christine, egypt appears to be gearing up for a prolonged war. yesterday, egyptian f-15s bombed isis weapons depots in the coastal city of derna. the foreign minister at the united nations. what egypt wants is the international coalition to add libya to the list of targets as well. the council, an umbrella group for islamist groups issued a statement. they accuse egypt of targeting and killing civilians an accusation we cannot verify. the response will be harsh and painful and right place and time. the egyptian army has mobilized
soldiers to assist police across the country in securing vital facilities. all this began over the brutal beheading of 21 christian egyptians in libya by isis. hundreds of thousands of workers are believed to be in the country. keycairo is drawing up an evacuation plan and urging everyone to leave. they believe libya is no longer safe for any egyptian. ian lee, thank you. the three-day summit on counter be violent extremeismextremism. this as the latest poll shows president obama is losing support on isis. 57% of americans disapprove of how the president is handling the threat. just 40% approve. the nearly 8 in 10 americans want congress to give the president authority to use military force against isis. we are learning more this morning about the gunman suspected in two deadly attacks in copenhagen this weekend. officials say he pledged his
allegiance to isis in a facebook posting just minutes before the shootings. it comes as thousands of people attended a vigil for the two victims monday night where the danish prime minister called for national unity. cnn's nic robertson is live in copenhagen. what have we learned about the suspect and how he was radicalized, nic? >> reporter: the latest we are getting from the danish intelligence services, p. itp.t.e. they are known here. they were aware of the young man, omar abdel hamid el hussein, they did not believe he was about to perpetrate an attack. he had been in jail shortly before this attack. released just two weeks before the attack. then hours before making the facebook posting. pledging his support to al bagdadi. the head of isis. we are now learning from the danish ambassador to the u.s. he
may have been radicalized in jail. >> just released a couple of weeks before the attacks this weekend from prison. it seemed he may have been radicalized while in prison. >> reporter: so the nature of the explains we heard from the danish intelligence services seems to say yes, they were aware of the man and violent past apparentnd aware of the change in jail. not aware or believing he was an imminent threat or danger. >> there have been other arrests in the case. tell us about that. >> reporter: sure. two people who are now really seen by police as being accomplices, they were not directly involved in the attack a 19-year-old and a 22-year-old. arrested sunday. charged monday with prior
agreement agreeing to hide the gunman after the attack. they hid his weapons and now charges of accomplices to two counts of murder and five counts of attempted murder. these men really in the know prior to the attack. that's what the prosecution is saying here. the concern are there other accomplices. that's why the security effort is ongoing. a security incident a few hours ago when a suspect package. the bomb disposal team called in and it was decided quickly this was an innocuous package. no danger to the public. it indicates the level of concern here at the moment. >> a country on high alert. nic robertson in copenhagen, thank you. breaking overnight, a federal judge putting a temporary hold on president obama's executive action on immigration. it's in response to a request by a coalition of 26 states planning a lawsuit aimed at putting a permanent stop to the president's plan.
the president's action could protect as many as 5 million people who are in the u.s. illegally from being deported. firefighters still battling an enormous fire after a csx train carrying crude oil derailed in fayette county. the second explosion shook the area around midnight. the governor of west virginia declaring a state of emergency after one home was incinerated and one person was injured. nearly 30 of the train's 100 plus cars came off the tracks. two nearby towns evacuated. officials are concerned about oil from the train that has spilled into the local river which is a source of drinking water for people in two counties. after two days it appears the ukraine cease-fire hanging on by a thread this morning. despite the truce which took effect on sunday. clashes with the ukrainian
forces and pro-russian rebels are threatening to undo the deal in minsk last week by leaders of france and germany and russia and ukraine. cnn's nick paton walsh is live with the latest. they want the truce to hold but the action on the ground is a different story. >> reporter: christine, we are getting to the point where this morning, it is the leaders of france russia and germany have to say yes, osc monitors should be allowed in to monitor the cease-fire. that is what they agreed on the cease-fire that was to begin on saturday. the diplomacy trying to salvage the flawed minsk agreement. here in donetsk, we could hear artillery. we have not heard that since midnight since the start of
sunday. around us violence is raging. we saw it ourselves. you cannot get down the road in the city past ukrainian check points. one soldier referred to that road as a one-way ticket to the graveyard. separatists control it further down. we are hearing now from the separatists loyal news agency. they claim they have taken the rail agency east. i have seen comments suggesting they would move through with the same speed they move through another town. that was devastated. wherever you believe about the violence raging in the area it is raging. that is not a cease-fire. it was going to be the potential thing that derailed the cease-fire. the railway hub where there are hundreds of thousands of ukrainian troops holed up. they are cleaning up an internal matter here. this where it gets dangerous for the cease-fire diplomacy.
second time round to stop the violence. it is falling apart. people are saying it is a cease-fire with exception. how many are asking is that still a cease-fire? >> nick paton walsh, thank you. 39 minutes past the hour. time for an early start on your money. stock futures pointing at losses this morning at open. worries over greece. european stock markets are mixed. back in the u.s. winter weather costing taxpayers billions. not as bad as last year. new estimate puts the cost of the storms this year at $1 billion to $2 billion. last year the cost was $15 billion. last year the storms hit more northeast cities and much of the midwest. the government blamed that weather for a partial drop in economic growth in the first quarter last year. companies blamed it for poor sales. boston is getting the worst of the storms. concentrated the boston.
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the south expected to bear the brunt of the latest storm. snow and freezing cold led to this accident in hampton, virginia. the suv skidding across the road and ending up in front of a news crew. it could have been much worse. nation's capital bracing for cold this morning. federal offices will be closed today and amtrak corridor is on a modified schedule today. let's get to cnn's rosa flores here in new york city. what is it like out there rosa? >> reporter: christine, it is cold in the teens. i think, you know we still have a month until spring. it will be a while. the jackets, you have to keep them out. don't take them anywhere. you are going to need them. here in new york you can see a light fluffy snow. take a look at what's going on.
here is what folks are doing in this particular area. they are just salting a lot of these sidewalks because you can see there is not very much accumulation here in the particular area. the city expecting 1 to 2 inches of snow. the area about 2 to 4 inches of snow. when we talk about temperatures i'm a litcarrying a handy gadget. think about, this christine, on sunday there were record lows. temperatures are going to rise this weekend just a tad. then for the next two weeks, the temperatures will dip again. it will be a long haul. it will be cold for a while. we still have a month, christine, until the spring. a month! imagine that. >> andy scholes was just talking about march madness a month away. i'm not that big of a sports fan. i was thinking we are closer to
spring. if we can just make it to march madness all will be well. rosa thank you so much. stay warm out there. six cnn anchors, speaking of john berman, showing off their presidential smarts in cnn's quiz show. what did berman say that had anderson cooper up in arms? [ narrator ] on a mission to get richard to his campbell's chunky soup. it's new chunky beer-n-cheese with beef and bacon soup. i love it. and mama loves you. ♪ ♪ ♪♪ nineteen years ago, we thought "wow, how is there no way to tell the good from the bad?" so we gave people the power of the review. and now angie's list is revolutionizing local service again. you can easily buy and schedule services from top-rated providers. conveniently stay up to date on progress. and effortlessly turn your photos into finished projects with our angie's list app. visit angieslist.com today. ♪♪
testimony resumes in a few hours in the trial of eddie ray routh. accused killer of "american sniper" chris kyle and his friend chad littlefield. jurors heard a videotape confession by the former marine. routh confessed to the killing, but pleaded not guilty. cnn's ed lavandera is following the trial for us in texas. >> reporter: christine, the star witness on the fourth day of testimony in the american sniper trial was eddie ray routh himself. he did not appear in person to speak before the jury. he appeared in the form of a two-year-old video confession after chris kyle and chad littlefield were killed in 2013. he was interviewed in the town of lancaster after he led police on a high-speed chase and taken into custody. this is significant because it is the first time that this jury
has been able to see and hear eddie ray routh in the moments as at least as close as possible and see his demeanor and state of mind in the hours after chad littlefield and chris kyle were murdered. on the tape he comes off rambling and speaking inn coherent coherently. this points to someone very disturbed. the detective described him as someone who wasn't normal. he is asked over and over on the confession tape if he knew what he did was wrong. after initially saying he could not tell what was right or wrong, he answered he knew what he had done was wrong and if he could speak to the victims, he would apologize. the man suspected of gunning down three muslim students in north carolina has been indicted on three counts of first-degree
murder. chapel hill police have not uncovered evidence craig hicks acted out of religious or ethnic hatred. the fbi is still investigating. the ongoing dispute over parking may have setoff the fatal shootings. last night, cnn aired the presidential trivia quiz show. my co- anchor john berman one of the smart six contestants. he dominated the night and caused controversy with this answer. >> which performer did not sing at a swearing in ceremony? >> beyonce. >> that is incorrect. >> it is correct. she lip synced. >> that is a low blow. >> give him the points. >> the correct answer was barbra streisand.
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the dow and s&p come into the session at the highest levels of the year. new details in the cyber heist. kaspersky labs say most of the banks targeted were in russia. hackers stole from institutions in u.s. germany, china, ukraine. thieves took customer e-mail data from several russian banks. kaspersky says banks learned from internal e-mails and limited threats to $10 million from any bank to avoid a full-blown security analysis. gas prices have bottomed out for now. the national average for gallon of regular is up 7 cents in the past week. drivers are saving hundreds of dollars compared to this time last year when prices were well above $3 a gallon. gas buddy says the trend is here to stay. the jump due to higher crude oil
prices and seasonal maintenance at refineries. a lot the news to get to. including egypt's increased attacks on isis. a second wave of bomb raids on isis as leaders coordinate the fight horrific scenes one after another. this is a cult. >> isis is clearly in communication with others who have taken on the isis name and the isis brand. only 40% of the american public supports president's handling of the war against isis. >> we've seen three major terrorist incidents in europe over the last five weeks. >> it takes a great deal of energy for someone to finally decide that murder is appropriate. we are next but remember we were first. we're standing on the river bank when we saw the train explode. this is "new day," with
chris cuomo, alisyn camerota and michaela pereira. good morning, welcome to your "new day," it is tuesday, february 17th just before 6:00 in the east up first, the global fight against terrorism is coming to the white house. leaders will try to coordinate a strategy to prevent radicalization and terror recruitment of young men and women around the worrell. a big problem and an obvious one, the big question is can they find a solution? >> this as new public opinion polls shows the president losing support on foreign policy. will the white house summit on terror turn that around? let's get to cnn's white house correspondent michelle kosinski with more. >> we've heard the white house talk about the fight against isis being a regional fight because it poses a existential threat to countries in that region what we've seen lately is it takes something like a brutal murder to a country specific to that region for say egypt to
join the coalition or jord ton step up air strikes. the uae to get back into the fight. so more than 60 countries in all will be represented at the summit that starts today on countering violent extremism. we've heard the white house say that the focus on stopping violent ideologies is key to defeating isis long-term. at the same time this comes as domestically according to a new poll. we're seeing a growing disapproval with how the war against isis, how the war on terror are going. you look at the numbers, 57% disapprove of how the president is handling foreign policy overall. so the summit today is going to look at what is working nationally and internationally in countering violent extremism. chris? >> all right michelle we'll be watching that and also there are going to be events to weigh in on