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are mourned while questions arise about the gunman who held more than a dozen people captive. parcel pileup, a fedex truck runs into trouble on one of the busiest shipping days of the year. ♪ do you have the time to listen to me whine ♪ and headed to the hall, punk guy green day in 2015. this is "cbs morning news" for
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tuesday, december 16th, 2014. good morning. i'm lauren lyster in for anne-marie green. this morning, pennsylvania police will resume searching for an iraq war veteran suspected of killing six family members, the six victims include the suspect's former wife were found at three different locations outside of philadelphia yesterday. the suspect, bradley william stone and his ex-wife had been involved in a bitter custody dispute. don champion is in harleysville, pennsylvania. don, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, lauren, this morning, police have few clues to go on in the search for stone. officers recovered his car and cell phone yesterday as the search intensifies for him. people who knew his ex-wife say what happened yesterday was something she was afraid would happen. police searched parts of doylestown, pennsylvania, for bradley william stone after a person resembling him tried to car jack a resident at knife
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point. the man who was armed took several shots dressed in fa teelgs. authorities urged members of the community to shelter in place. >> we do not know where he is we actually recovered his vehicle and personal cell phone. >> reporter: police say stone was traveling on an early murder spree across three towns killing six people. among them his ex-wife nicole hill stone who was shot inside her apartment. neighbors said they saw the suspect leaving with the two children. >> i heard the kids screaming, mama. she's hurt, she's hurt pretty bad, we got to go, we got to go. >> reporter: police say stone also killed her mother and grandmother and three other relatives. >> she would tell people that he was going to kill her.
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>> reporter: stone a 35-year-old iraq war vet delivered his two daughters to a neighbor in pennsburg. police warn he's extremely dangerous and asking for the public's health in tracking him down. and this morning, the 17-year-old nephew of stone's wife is still in the hospital. he was injured during the taliban members by pakistani
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authorities. authorities say most of the student and faculty have been evacuated. >> the iranian born man who held 17 people captive inside an australia cafe. and this morning, tony abbott placed flowers on a makeshift memorial for the victims. the gunman's motive remains unclear. ben tracy has our report. >> reporter: just before 2:00 a.m., five hostages managed to escape and made a frantic dash towards riot police. minutes later there was a series of loud explosions. followed by flashes of heavy gunfire that continued for 30 seconds. more than 16 hours after the hostage crisis began, australian army commandos poured in to end
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it. when it was over, five people were injured and three were dead. including the hostage taker an iranian refugee called man haron monis. monis sought astyle let me in 1996 and assumed new identity. he was well-known to authorities a self-proclaimed sheikh, he sometimes professed on sidewalks, posting video to his own youtube channel. last year, he wrote letters to families of soldiers killed in afghanistan. he was also charged with sexual assault and the murderer of his ex-wife. soon after the black flag favored by islamic militants was pressed up against the cafe window by the people trapped inside. streets in the neighborhood were closed and many offices evacuated. monis seemed to be pacing and
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appeared to be wearing a red bandana with the writing we are your soldiers. in a series of online videos, monis listed his demands. he wanted an isis flag to be put in contact with the australian prime minister. monis threatened that bombs would be set off if his demands weren't met but no explosives were found when police moved in. we've also learned the identity of the two hostages killed. one was katrina dawson a 34-year-old lawyer and mother of three. the other was the 34-year-old manager tori johnson, johnson was considered a hero because he whereas killed while apparently trying to wrestle a gun away from the shooter. ben tracy, cbs news, sydney. a new storm in california.
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power lines in san jose. the rain flooded a basement. icy streets left tires spinning, drivers struggled to get traction. kcbs weather forecaster jackie johnson has more on the rough waerth ahead. >> two storms are hitting the u.s. today, one in the east and one in the west. fresh off of two major snowmakers, another round of precipitation is blanketing the west coast. and there's another storm right behind it. the bay area can expect 2 to 3 inches of rain and a foot possible in the sierra. southern california will pick up another inch of rain which is needed with the extreme drought. flash flood watches, high surf are all in effect. mild weather is taking over the northwest and mid-atlantic states but highs will tap out in the 40s and 50s.
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beautiful across much of the south with sunny skies and highs in the 60s, but there is a slight chance of thunderstorm activity. i'm jackie johnson, cbs news. merchants on hawaii's big island are being warned about a volcanic eruption. the flow is about one mile from the shopping center in the small town of pahoa. but officials say the exact direction of the flow remains uncertain. another school is distancing itself from bill cosby over allegations of sexual assault. spellman college in atlanta is suspended an endowed professorship in his name. in 1997, the cosbys donated $20 million to fund the prestigious position at the historic black women's school. more than a dozen women have come forward against the comedian. cosby's wife camille issued a statement defending her husband of 50 years.
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yesterday. closing at $55.91 a barrel. brent crude the benchmark for international oil fell 79 cents a barrel to close at $61.04. wall street started the week where it left off friday with more losses. the falling oil prices and profit taking sent stocks lower. the dow fell nearly 100 points. the s&p dropped 12. and the nasdaq finished 48 points lower. the federal reserve is expected to signal it's moving closer to interest rates. the fed will issue a statement when the two-day policy meeting wraps up. most economists think the fed will wait until june to raise short-term rates. the fed cut rates to record lows back in 2008 during the financial crisis. more than 2,000 worker, at amazon warehouse in germany are on strike. it affects six of amazon's nine distribution centers in germany. union workers are pressing for better pay and working
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conditions. amazon has 10,000 workers at its german warehouses. it's unclear how the walkout will affect holiday delivery. a new college plans to convert a casino into a dorm. richard stockton college bought the casino for $18 million. the one of four that closed this year. besides dorm room, the building will house administrative offices and facilities for dance and music. one of three towers will remain a hotel. and what's typically fedex's busiest days of the year, one of its trucks flipped over on a new jersey interstate. police say they don't know why the driver lost control of the double trailer. dozens of packages spilled on the road. there were no serious injuries. lauren. >> jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. thank you. believing the hype, the high school student who fooled the media into thinking he made tens
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. in sports, the new orleans saints are back on top of the nfc south after pounding the bears. drew brees throws for 375 yards including three touchdowns. two were caught by josh hill. saints intercept three of jay cutler's passes in seconds seven times. and new orleans hammers. and cleveland led by kevin love and lebron james jumps out to a 21 of had 0 lead. james ended up with 27 points and 13 assists. but charlotte comes back and gets to within two points in the third quarter. but cleveland holds on to win
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97-88. its ninth win in 11 games. in college hoops, julia okafor did it leading duke past elon. okafor has 25 points. duke never trails but commits a season worst seven turnovers. duke still manages to beat elon 75-62. a new york teenager admits he made up a story earning millions trading stocks. the article in "new york" magazine set off a media sens islam and his friend said it was a hoax. he said he runs an investment club at school but making only simulated trades. when we return, there are no american idiots, we'll show you what artists were announced this morning as the newest inductees to the rock and roll hall of fame. unductees
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. we've learned who's entering the pantheon of popular music. the class of 2015 includes a guitar hero, a classic rock icon and three bay area punks who later took over broadway. ♪ do you have the time to listen to me whine ♪ >> reporter: it might be hard to believe, but green day will be enshrined in the rock and roll hall of fame. the first official release from the punk trio came in 1989. since then, they've sold 75 million records and even had a hit broadway musical. ♪ my sweet little baby my little lover boy ♪
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>> reporter: another first-time nominee is also going in. late guitar legend stevie ray vaughan and his band double trouble released 14 hits since 1990. inspired generations of guitarists. ♪ i love rock 'n' roll put another dime in the jukebox baby ♪ >> reporter: as disco faded in the '80s joan jett and the blackhearts brought rock 'n' roll back to the forefront. jett has found herself on the ballot before. and this year, she stepped in for the late curt coke bane during a performance by 2014 inductees nirvana. ♪ she says hey babe take a walk on the wild side ♪ >> reporter: and the late lou reed is going back in this time as a solo artist. reed was inducted in 1996 as a member of the velvet underground.
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two professors are new recordholders this morning. they spent ten weeks under water. david sutta of our miami station wfor was there yesterday when they were served yesterday in key largo. >> reporter: after 73 days living under water roane state professors jessica fain and bruce cantrell surfaced as new recordholders. it's a remarkable feat for a lawn landlocked 6200 student
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college in merriman, tennessee, the two dropped down october 3rd when the weather was 20 degrees warmer. over ten weeks they celebrated halloween and thanksgiving 25 feet below. the living quarters just 300 square feet came with wi-fi and netflix. every meal brought down by divers. >> you vetoed one of my movies. other than that we got along fine. >> reporter: in fact, they said they would have stayed longer if allowed to. the professors held weekly seminars and skyped with kids around the world which is exactly what they were after. >> if you go to a kid in elementary school, one through six and ask them what their favorite subject is nine out of ten will tell you math or science. then they go to middle school, by the time they get to high school, nobody wants math and science. >> reporter: the man who directed this whole thing up set out to change that. >> i bet we got two or three converts to ocean exploration and science in the ocean from that. >> reporter: he was there in 1992 when richard >> that feel goods. >> reporter: 22 years later, presley came to see his record finally topped. >> it's a long time coming but
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i'm excited to see. >> group hug. group hug. let him feel what it's like to be in the water. >> reporter: presley embraced the end of his record run, but warned this new record won't last long. >> my sons want to break your record. >> reporter: now on the surface fain is looking forward to holiday shopping and cantrell, breakfast. >> for the last week all i've been talking about is bacon and eggs and sausage and biscuits. >> reporter: now, they say they want to visit some of the people that watched from the 124 countries over the last 73 days. and yep, they're already talking about how to top this record. >> that was wfor's david sutta reporting. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," more on the aftermath of the sydney cafe siege. we'll get analysis from john miller, the nypd's deputy commissioner of intelligence and counterterrorism. plus, we'll show you how iraqi pilots are being trained
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by the u.s. to fly f-16s. and we sit down with "interstellar" director christopher nolan. that's the "cbs morning news" for this tuesday. thank you for watching. i'm lauren lyster. have a great day. watching. i'm lauren lyster. have a great day. ,,,,
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. your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. good morning, everyone. it's tuesday, december 16. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. nearly 4:30. we begin with some breaking news. it's raining.
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can you believe it? >> again. >> again. >> again. >> and we had some pockets of very heavy rain on the way into the studio this morning and that's the scenario for the morning commute, as well. this is kind of the back wash of yesterday's area of low pressure that cut through the bay area. you have heavy rain heavy rain on the san mateo bridge. highway 237 into milpitas, 680, as well. entering the sunset district now you'll have light to moderate rain and we have a pocket of rain over the berkeley area. today with increasing rain, we will have temperatures into the 50s and 60s. the extended forecast calls for more lingering showers wednesday, dry day this week will be thursday. >> and hitting the roads right now you can see some of the wet weather out the door heading to the bay bridge toll plaza. we are not seeing major hot spots but we are hearing of some ponding in the roads especially coming along the skyway trying to get to the


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