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good morning. i'm carol costello. thank you so much for joining me. this morning new details emerge on the denmark terror suspect and a reminder of just how raw first are in copenhagen. this morning police scrambled to the cafe where that first attack took place. someone had found a letter described as suspicious. police later dismissed the concerns without giving out any details. in the meantime a new isis linked surfaces. this facebook page apparently belonging to the gunman shows he vowed his allegiance to the isis leader just before the shooting spree. cnn's senior international correspondent nic robertson is in copenhagen with more. hi nic. >> reporter: hi carol. we also heard from danish ambassador to the united states saying there's a strong possibility that he may have become radicalized while he was in jail. he had been a gang member and
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was convicted of an attack for an unprovoked violent stabbing of a passenger on a commuter train and there's a possibility he may have become radicalized in jail. he left jail two weeks before the attack. hours before the attack posting on facebook support of the isis leader al baghdadi that he describes to the isis ideology. what we're also learning from the danish intelligence services here is they say that yes, he was on their radar and brought to their attention, but they didn't think he was about to commit an attack here. i also talked to a man who knew him when he was a member of the gang and described to me that environment that he would be able to get weapons and be attuned to violence on the city streets but where he was finally thrown out of the gang he was in. this is what he told me. >> they did a peace agreement but to make that peace agreement
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they had to throw out members whom they wouldn't control and he was one of the members who was thrown out and then afterwards, he's become radicalized. islamically radicalized. if you ask a normal muslim this doesn't have to do with islam. you have to be used to violence and being able to kill other people to act the way he has done. he's had this identity before and it's also common with anti-semitism in these subcultures. he could have been more radicalized in prison. i think what is important to look at when you look at history is after he went to prison and came out, he didn't have anything to lose. i mean he was a loser man from the ghetto before he went into prison and when he came out of prison he was even more isolated. and it's not a secret that a lot of young men become more
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radicalized while they're in prison. >> reporter: what we're learning is that while he was supporting isis he didn't actually ever go to iraq and syria. he learned his weapon skills if you will on the streets of copenhagen in these turf wars between the gangs here learning how to kill other people. vicious fought turf wars here. the idea emerges that he was drifting down to the bottom in society, kicked out of the gang and gravitated toward radical islam and that pull stronger when he was in jail. that's the impression the narrative we're hearing from officials here carol. >> nic robertson reporting live for us this morning. thank you. in the meantime the likely target of the denmark attacks tells cnn he's now in hiding. lars vilks last night talked
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with anderson cooper. >> for you there's no going back on a security level this is the reality for you. >> once you get on the islamist list and you're pointed out, you cannot excuse and you cannot withdraw because there's no forgiveness. you are pointed out and you are bound to die in these people's eyes. there's no way out. >> vilks became a target in 2007 after drawing the prophet with the body of a dog. he said the attack was the third attempt on his life. a delegation from egypt is asking for the help in the battle against isis. many think the terror group will take advantage of the chaos in libya that could put it on europe's doorstep. it's a busy day in washington in the meantime. the white house is holding a
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counterterrorism summit focusing on the prevention of violent extremism. as general john allen, the man leading the coalition fight against isis details what could be ahead for the united states as it faces off against the terror group. our pentagon correspondent barbara starr has more for you. good morning, barbara. >> good morning, carol. even as egypt continues its air strikes in retribution of the egyptian visitchristians in libya, here in washington today we are seeing a good deal of work evolving on counterterrorism countering extremism. that summit going on. a combination of looking at the problem domestically here in the united states and also on the global stage. today vice president biden chairing a panel looking at some of the domestic issues. looking at what cities in the united states like los angeles, boston and minneapolis are doing to try to counter
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counter counter extreme counter extremism on their turf and look at what city officials are doing to encourage young people not to join in with extremist causes and that big picture. what comes next for the coalition. a lot of talk again as there always is about ground troops. don't look for president obama to commit ground combat forces to this. even as we see isis evolving expanding to libya, afghanistan, pakistan yemen, it's only making the issue of ground troops less and less likely than it even was. this is going to be a very difficult problem. every official says this is the real lesson of countering extremism. it's not a military problem alone. it's a problem for everybody to address on so many different levels. carol? >> all right. barbara starr reporting live for us this morning. thank you. americans do seem ever more willing to engage in a ground war to take on isis. it seems like that's the right
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move. isis is simply evil and needs to be wiped off the face of the earth except that's kind of what isis wants. a ground war is isis' prophecy. it's the end of days. cnn national security analyst peter bergen writes "isis' ideology is that of a cult that believes we're living in the end times and that isis actions hasten the moment when this kill happen. isis wants a western ground force to invade syria as that will confirm the prophecy." let's talk more about this with peter bergen. hi peter. >> good morning, carol. >> this is so strange and so frightening and so is isis some sort of apocalyptic cult? >> that's a fair description. tony abbott called them a death cult. that's on the money. if you think about the way that they think about the world, they have an english language magazine which is just recently
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published its seventh issue last week and it's a town in syria where the prophet mohammad predicted a showdown between forces of rome so in the minds of people in isis, they see themselves as an islamic army predicted in islamic prophecy even to include you see black flags. these are important. there's another prophecy of the prophet mohammad that they would bring an area from khorasan which is where afghanistan and pakistan is today. these guys believe these professies.professve prophesy. they see themselves taking part in this final battle. >> "the atlantic" had great
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article. your article is fantastic as well. there was a long article about it. i was struggling to understand it. isis wants this apocalyptic war to break out and then an anti-messiah will come and then jesus, jesus is the second most revered prophet in islam. he'll return to earth and lead the muslims to victory. what exactly does -- can you expound on that? >> again, these are one of these sort of prophetic conditions. jesus is of course a very honored prophet in islam but not regarded as the savior as christians believe that he is. and it's just one more kind of part of this. there's a reason that the leader of isis awarded himself the title because the caliphate is the perfect incarnation of
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islamic rule that existed at the time of the prophet mohammad. they believe they are establishing a perfect islamic state and other people around the world believe that too including the united states where we have seen teenagers from colorado try to join and go to isis and we've seen teenagers in chicago despite brutal tactics some people do believe that they are establishing a perfect islamic state in syria and irk despite significant evidence to the contrary. >> fascinating and scary. thank you for your insight. i appreciate it. still to come a train carrying crude oil derails and explodes in west virginia. guess where the oil landed? right in the river. so is it safe to drink the water? we'll talk about that next. you wouldn't do half of your daily routine. so why treat your mouth any differently. brushing alone does less than half the job leaving behind millions of germs. complete the job with listerine®.
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a huge fire caused by a train derailment and explosion in west virginia is still smoldering right now. take a look at this. flames shooting hundreds of feet into the air after a train carrying more than 100 tankers of crude oil derailed. one of the tankers landed in a local river leading questions to the safety of the drinking supply. one home was destroyed and one person was injured and displaced about 1,000 people. >> i consider myself lucky because, you know got somewhere to go anyway.
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we'll make a way some way. he'll provide a way. >> cnn's rene marsh is following the story and has more for us. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, carol. i can tell you at this hour crews are getting a better handle on the fire but it's still smoldering. it makes a lot of sense. this is highly explosive situation here. and that is essentially fueling the fire. we do know that it is still a dangerous situation in west virginia. people are not allowed to return to their homes. as you mentioned, there's that concern about the drinking water in this area. we do know that oil from the derailed train has spilled into the nearby river, which is a source of the drinking water. the water was tested last night and it will be tested again today. however, i just got off the phone with the emergency management team and crews on scene do not believe at this point that oil made it into the
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main channel. they are still awaiting results from the test samples to verify that but they believe that the snow and the ice on the river actually helped slowdown the flow of oil downstream preventing it from getting into the water supply carol. >> do we know why the train derailed? >> reporter: we do know that investigators, federal investigators, are on their way to the scene but because the fire is still smoldering it's too hot and too much intense situation for them to move in and officially begin this investigation. so this is how it will work. first off, they have to make sure this fire stops burning. they have to secure the area and make sure that it's safe. once all of that is done investigators will split up into various teams and look at things like the tracks. these trains have event recorders. they'll want to get those. they'll talk to management as well to find out if there are any management issues. they'll look at all of these
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issues piece them all together to try to figure them out. as i speak to you, still a mystery what caused this fiery explosion and the derailment. carol? >> rehnnee marsh reporting live from washington. thank you. j just three days after ukrainian forces and pro-russia rebels promised to put down their weapons, the cease-fire is falling apart. they have lost five more service members in the last 24 hours and heavy fighting in a crucial eastern ukrainian city. both sides say they're not backing down. the new defense secretary begins his first day on the job today. ash carter set to take his oath of office in just under an hour. he'll be sworn in by vice president joe biden. carter is taking over at a critical time as the military deals with complex challenges including the growing threat from isis. he's the pentagon's fourth chief under president obama. a texas arbitration panel is telling disgraced cyclist lance armstrong to pay up. he's been ordered to pay $10
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million to a dallas sports insurance company over bonuses he won for winning the tour de france. it's because lance initially lied about using performance enhancing drugs. a judge must now give final approval. still to come in the "newsroom," socked by another round of snow. the price boston is paying to get the city up and running next. eeeeeeeeee financial noise financial noise financial noise financial noise
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95 inches so far this year and the snow just keeps on falling in boston.
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commuter trains plowing through the tracks as transportation shuts down for days. fears it could be more than a month until service is fully restored. this lacest estlatest winter storm is clipping the south too. as for north carolina ice is the main concern. the state's governor warning drivers to stay off the roads as planes deice on runways as well. look at ithaca.com. it tells visitors to ithaca think again. better head to key west again. that's a better bet. unfortunately not in key west right now is our ryan young and rosa flores covering all angles of the weather woes. ryan is kicking things off for us in massachusetts. hi. >> caller: how are you doing? guess what? the snow is starting to fall again. we decided to climb the snow mountain. as you can see, this is a snow farm. it's more than four football lengths full of snow.
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it's an amazing sight to see. quite tall. it's more than 17 feet high. there are more trucks that are trying to bring snow to this area. they packed the snow here and use a snow melter to start melting the snow. even the snow melter has had issues. in fact it's frozen at one point and now they will bring it back out and start melting the snow once again. we'll show you how the video of the transportation issues that they've had. they are paying people $30 an hour to get out and try to clear it because they will have interrupted service for the next 30 days. people are frustrated by that. a lot of people in the city get around using transportation. the subway systems here have been affected by all of this heavy snow. the snow that continues to fall. more than 50 inches over the last few weeks. just look at this. we've tried to walk across this a couple times. the snow is everywhere. you keep getting higher and higher. this is amazing sight to see. i wish i could show everybody
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what it looks like from up here. we're as tall as some of the roofs in the area and guess what? in the next half hour they'll start carting some of this out and putting it into a huge box and melting it down with a jet engine. >> you have your canada coat on. those coats are supposed to be the warmest on the planet. you still sound like you're freezing ryan. >> reporter: you know it's funny. i feel warm in the center but the face the tongue the ears at this point i've never experienced this. let me just say this. yesterday was a lot worse. today is a lot better. it's 10 degrees. i can't believe i'm saying that. i'm enjoying the fact that it's 10 degrees here. what are heating bills for these people at this point after a month? >> i can't even imagine. i can't even imagine. okay. i hope you get somewhere warm ryan. thanks for climbing up there for us. we appreciate it. rosa flores is in new york city where it's awfully cold too. good morning, rosa. >> reporter: good morning. you know it's been a long
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winter and this information just into cnn. three weather related deaths in tennessee. again, this weather can be very very treacherous. let me start here in new york city. the temperature about 17 degrees at this hour. if you look around me you can see there's a light snow. one to two inches of snow expected here in new york. just enough to make those roadways and highways very very slippery. i want you to take a look at this video. this is shot out of hampton, virginia by cnn affiliate wavy. focus on the spotlight on this video. you see an suv spin out of control. cross several lanes of traffic and hit a gray car and then the gray car spins out of frame and that suv comes inches from the television camera. that video was taken by our affiliate. the good news that reporter and that photo journalist were inside a car so they didn't get hurt. i want to take you to philadelphia. look at this video.
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under all of that ice, yes, there is a building. here's the back story. a fire broke out at about 4:45 a.m. on monday. when firefighters arrived on the scene, they were fighting flames and also the ice. some of their equipment froze over. the building turned into an ice palace. here's good news. there were no injuries. the fire is still under investigation. as for all that ice, you guessed it the low temperatures were definitely to blame. now, mother nature does not discriminate. we know this. she will pummel the most powerful men in the free world. take a look at this video. this is of president obama in air force one at joint base andrews. i don't know if you notice i did, the president doesn't have many layers on. everyone else around him does. here's my guess. air force one is probably very toasty. that black suv waiting for him is probably very toasty as well.
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he doesn't need all of the layers that i have on. >> i love your old school thermometer. it matches mine. 17 degrees. >> reporter: i know. it's all about the props, carol. it's all about the props. >> you have to jump into the 21st century, honey. thank you so much. i appreciate it. >> you're welcome. still to come in the "newsroom," the war on isis overseas and battle for public opinion here at home. brand new polls are out. you'll be surprised after the break. startup-ny. it's working for new york state. already 55 companies are investing over $98 million dollars and creating over 2100 jobs. from long island to all across upstate new york, more businesses are coming to new york. they are paying no property taxes no corporate taxes no sales taxes. and with over 300 locations, and 3.7 million square feet available, there's a place that's right for your business. see if startup-ny can work for you.
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good morning. i'm carol costello. thank you for joining me. today the white house leads a new effort to address violent extremism and the role social media plays in recruitment. 60 nations are sending high-level representatives to a three-day summit. michelle kosinski is at the white house with more. >> reporter: you mentioned the social media component. that's a big part of it because so many people trying to work against extremism in communities don't necessarily understand social media as well as isis does. we know how good they've been at getting messages out and recruiting people even in the west. so that's one thing they want to tackle. really it's a community based effort. they'll look at pilot programs
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that have already been established in certain cities in america. minneapolis, l.a. and boston. they want to see what works and what doesn't. they want to add an international component. you mentioned more than 60 countries participating even at the ministerial level so there will be foreign ministers here ministers interior from other countries including the middle east so they want their input on countering extremism in other countries too. it's about sharing information. there's already been some criticism of this. then again, it is just a summit. it's going to be talking about trying to counter extremism. it was something that was planned a couple months ago and was delayed. some of the points people are making is what are you really going to akccomplish in a practical sense? the white house wants it to be useful and practical and highlight what action is being done out there and use this as a
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catalyst for more. we are hearing from activists in minneapolis. some in the muslim community are saying some parts of these programs are actually singling out communities and stigmatizing them and it's not effective. that's part of what will be hashed out over these three days carol. >> michelle kosinski reporting live from the white house this morning. thank you. that white house summit comes as new cnn poll show a majority of americans, 78%, want congress to give president obama the authority to use force against isis. that same poll also showing a growing number of americans supporting sending u.s. ground troops to fight isis. 47% now compared to 43% back in november. so let's talk about this. ron brownstein is here and josh rogen, cnn political analyst and columnist for bloomberg view. welcome to both of you. >> thank you. >> ron, i would suppose you wouldn't find these poll results
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so surprising right? >> i think the surprising number as you go through the poll the disapproval of the president handling of this not surprising given the horrific atrocities that we see. that clearly is a galvanizing force in public opinion. what is surprising is that number that says they are willing to consider ground troops. that is higher than we have seen. higher than i would have expected. whether it is real. whether it would actually endure and be stable with the actual introduction of ground troops is something else but it shows the level of concern that isis has created. >> you can understand the level of concern, right, josh? i think many americans maybe don't understand that military might isn't always the answer. >> what we're seeing here in this poll is a reflection of the fact that americans across the country are becoming increasingly aware of the problem of isis and concerned
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about how it might affect them in their daily lives. the last poll was done in september just as the u.s. campaign of air strikes against isis was beginning. now we've had six months to see the results. to be fair to the administration the results has been mixed. isis pushed back in some places but expanded in other places and involved in attacks in australia, canada france. the american people are alarmed and worried and this is reflected because congressmen are alarmed and worried and they don't believe 100% the administration's assertion that the war is going well and on the right path. the whole country is going through the process of examining the war and the problem and the response and coming to a conclusion that we're not doing enough. the next step is to figure out what else we can do. the white house summit you just covered is part of that. >> why aren't they debating this issue giving the president's war
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powers because republicans aren't satisfied with president obama's strategy either. >> i think there's going to be a big debate in congress. you have elements of the democratic party that are uneasy with it and elements of the republican party uneasy with it. in the end it will be hard to deny him what he's seeking given the magnitude of the threat. you are seeing awareness deepening this is a generational struggle. we went through 15 20 years where al qaeda was the principle focus. bin laden is killed. here we are a few years later with a threat that seems in many ways even more ominous and difficult to get our arms around. what people are coming to understand is that this is something we're going to be dealing with in different manifestations for a very long time and not entirely unlike the cold war but perhaps more immediate in the sense of danger that could be projected into the u.s. itself. >> is it safe to say it will take a complicated strategy to defeat isis and if it does how
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do you explain that adequately to a fearful american public? >> i think the criticism most people in congress and people around america who don't like the president's policy they set the limits of what we're going to do first and then see how it can achieve objectives. president says we don't do ground troops or this or that and what a lot of people in congress and around the country are saying reflected in this poll let's figure out how we solve this problem and then let's figure out what we need to do. nobody wants to go back to the days of iraq where we had huge invasion forces and nation building around the country but there's something in between. we have 3,000 ground forces on the ground right now. there may need to be more. people want the president and administration and congress to look at the problem and say, okay what do we really need to do to solve this militarily diplomatically in communities, and then do whatever necessary to defeat this group. that has to be the priority. not adhering to a philosophy of
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we don't do this or that. >> let's hope our leaders can accomplish that. it's a tall order. thanks so much. i appreciate it. still to come in the "newsroom," a teenager dies in a shootout with police. that was just the beginning. the horrible scene police found at his home next. ♪♪ there's confidence. then there's trusting your vehicle maintenance to ford service confidence. our expertise, technology, and high quality parts mean your peace of mind. now you can get the works, a multi-point inspection with a synthetic blend oil change tire rotation, brake inspection and more. $29.95 or less. you total your brand new car. nobody's hurt,but there will still be pain. it comes when your insurance company says they'll only pay three-quarters of what it takes to replace it. what are you supposed to do, drive three-quarters of a car? now if you
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prosecutors are expected to rest their case today in the trial of the former marine charged with killing american sniper chris kyle and another man. a texas juror heard eddie ray routh confess to the murders during an interrogation from the night of his 2013 arrest. we can't play audio from that tape but cnn's ed lavandera who is covering the trial tells us some of what routh said.
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>> reporter: the detective asks who did you shoot first and routh says the one he could clearly identify. he's talking about chris kyle. i knew if i didn't take out his soul he was coming to take mine next. >> the defense is trying to make the case that routh was insane when he committed those murders. >> he was in the grip of a psychosis. a psychosis so severe at that point in time he did not know what he was doing was wrong. >> mental illnesses, even the ones this defendant may or may not have don't deprive people of the ability to be good citizens to know right from wrong. >> former army doctor and ptsd expert joins me now. welcome, sir.
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>> thank you for having me. >> thank you for being here. i think many of us are struggling to understand ptsd and what symptoms and what the symptoms are associated with that condition. first of all, tell us what symptoms are there? what symptoms do ptsd victims show? >> ptsd is an emotional, a physical and psychological after math of a life threaten situation that results in four groups of symptoms. the first is called unwanted recall where people have thoughts of the trauma nightmares flashbacks psychological response to triggering events. the second is called avoidance where people actually go out of their way to avoid thinking of the event. the third is called negative thoughts and emotions and the most common are feeling detached and distant from things going on
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around them not wanting to socialize and the fourth group of symptoms is what we think of as ptsd like being easily startled and jumpy. being hypervigilant and suspicious. being upset more easily and having difficulty with sleep and concentration. now, you notice what i didn't say, carol, and that is violence and murder. those are not typical symptoms of ptsd. >> so when you heard eddie ray routh rambling 90-minute confession and he says i can only term it crazy stuff, would you as a doctor listen to that confession and say, yes, this man suffers from ptsd? >> what i would say is this is not ptsd. this man might have had a
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psychosis, may have been out of touch with reality. maybe he was using drugs. maybe he was drinking too much. maybe something else was going on. but these are not the symptoms of ptsd post-traumatic stress disorder. >> so chris kyle thought this man was suffering from ptsd which is why he brought him to this gun range to bond in some way. that probably was the wrong thing to do. >> you know chris kyle found the information out from this guy's mother, and we don't know whether that diagnosis is correct. i don't know whether he had ptsd or didn't have it. all i know is that these are not the symptoms of ptsd that are being described in court. >> i was just curious, can bringing someone with ptsd to a gun range really help them?
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>> well the general answer would be no. but remember this was an american hero. a navy s.e.a.l. a fellow military member. and maybe chris kyle had found out over the years that this sort of thing helped those people suffering from true ppsdtsd. putting people with ptsd next to guns is probably not a good idea. >> you wouldn't suggest that for your patients? >> no. remember what chris kyle was trying to do is engage someone whose mother had said he has ptsd and as a result he was trying to help. let me add one other thing. my passion is i evaluated over 7,000 vets with ptsd and i have become very passionate about helping them get jobs.
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and one of the things i worry about with employers is that stories like this one where ptsd is mentioned as the cause just scare employers. i'm worried that will keep vets who are well qualified for jobs from getting those jobs and that just worsens their problems. >> thank you so much for sharing your insight. i so appreciate. dr. harry croft, thank you. you can go inside the american sniper controversy and story's incredible real life twists and turns. the story of american sniper tomorrow night 9:00 eastern here on cnn. [announcer] if your dog can dream it purina pro plan can help him achieve it. ♪ driving rock/metal♪ music stops ♪music resumes♪ music stops ♪music resumes♪ [announcer] purina pro plan's bioavailable formulas
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actually showed up for bible study. and they talked about a number of things. he said nothing seemed out of the ordinary. you see him there. that's a picture of him in his junior rotc uniform. that particular day he was normal and talked about a movie called "god's not dead." it opened last year. this is a movie about existence of god but also a movie about doing the right thing. he says that particular day on wednesday evening, he says that jason talked about doing the right things in school. doing the right things at home. as for a motive for this that's what's interesting about this particular case as well. those who were there at the bible study say that jason had talked about what had happened with his parents monday night. he had got into an argument. his parents took away his computer and use of his cell phone and he was angry about that. now, police in two states obviously now trying to put together a time line of what happened. trying to put together a motive.
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obviously people who knew jason back there in kentucky are angry and confused about what happened here. >> unbelievable. how old was his sister i'm just curious? >> don't have his sister's age here yet, but i can tell you that she was a young girl. she was a little cheerleader and that again, nothing seemed out of the ordinary. also we're told that he found his guns. his father's guns on monday. and nothing seemed out of the ordinary when it came to that because he was a member of junior rotc. guns very common there in kentucky. a lot of people hunt. so that's why you can imagine people here are angry and confused over this. why something like this would happen. a motive over a computer seems sill silly. these are things police are looking at in terms of trying to put this time line together and find a motive for what happened here. >> jason carroll, thank you so much. i'll be right back. i have a professional secret: amopé and its premium foot care line.
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jokes that stand the test of time. "saturday night live's" 40th reunion brought together some of our greatest comedians proving they still got it. here's jeanne moos. >> reporter: "saturday night live" may not be as old as king tut. if you were a young man back in early days of "snl," not anymore.
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isn't that the fun part about reunions about "snl's" 40th to see how people age. >> jane you ignorant slit. >> now 67. >> i used to be the only pretty blonde woman reading the news now a whole network is dedicated to that. >> reporter: seems like just yesterday we said hello to chevy chase. 71 a lot of those tomorrows are yesterdays. remember opera man. adam sandler is holding his own still adding os. and also looking okayo, eddie murphy who made no jokes and seemed caught in a technical snafu. >> i thought you were going to -- >> reporter: jim carriemade it as
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an "snl" host and terrorized hosts on the reunion red carpet. betty white and bradley cooper bridged the generational gap with a kiss. bill murray the lounge singer then. bill murray now. there's no escape from the jaws of age. >> what is this mess? this makes no sense. >> reporter: what are you laughing at? you'll end up looking like this some day. >> reporter: some things resist the tug of time. >> remove the hook and drop the bass. >> that's the whole bass. >> reporter: dan aykroyd may be four decades older but he hasn't aged a bit. jeanne moos cnn, new york. >> that's so disgusting. it's still as disgusting today as it was way back when.
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okay. before we go live look at new orleans. it's one last chance to live it up before lent. mardi gras or fat tuesday. a day of overindulgence in leadup to easter. parties in new orleans kicked things off at 8:00 a.m. this morning. parties will last all day and all afternoon and all night and into the next morning. thank you so much for joining me. i'm carol costello. another hour of "newsroom" ahead. right now, taking on terror. representatives from more than 60 countries are starting to gather in washington. their objective is to beat back the terror threat known as isis that's spreading around the world and spreading very fast. we have details. a state of

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