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we got sold out. coast-to-coast, the occupy wall street protest gained attraction on main street as americans young and old demonstrate against corporate greed. now protesters want to go global. remarkable rescue. when their boat goes down, seven people tread water for 20 hours to stay alive. love me do. sir paul mccartney ties the knot for the third time. this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, october 10th, 2011.
good morning everybody. happy columbus day. good to see you. i'm terrell brown in for betty nguyen. over the weekend, at least 25 cities from coast-to-coast saw demonstrations. their aimed at the financial industry and the government's failure to get the economy moving. we go to susan mcginnis in washington with more. susan, good morning to you. >> reporter: terrell, good morning. you know, the spread of these protests are making some say they are gaining legitimacy and political clout but some say it's an an emotional outcry a and not a true movement, but either way, whatever it is, washington is noticing. protesters camped out blocks from the capital say they won't leave, even when their permit expires today. >> we had to be prepared to vacate or be arrested when they come and we still have to be pleped. >> reporter: it's a similar picture of determination and frustration across the country.
>> we got sold out. >> reporter: from new york city, where the occupy wall street movement first began. >> wall street. >> reporter: to california and the south. >> this is what is left. >> reporter: americans young and old are taking to the streets, protesting corporate greed, social inequality and dysfunction in washington. >> the rich are getting richer and the poorer are getting poorer. >> greed everywhere. we are losing our middle class. >> reporter: the protests showing no sign of letting up. >> i regard the wall street protest as a natural outcome of a bad education situation and teaching them dumb ideas. >> people want to protest the success of somebody else. >> reporter: newt gingrich and herman cain slammed the movement sunday, but house minority leader nancy pelosi defended it. >> i support the message to the establishment, whether it's wall street or the political establishment and the rest, that
change has to happen. >> reporter: demonstrators plan to keep at it until change does happen. they are calling for protests across the world next week. some protests planned for this week, there's a demonstration in front of the mortgage bankers association meeting in chicago. also an anti-columbus day rally in new york. terrell? >> susan mcginnis in washington for us this morning, thank you. wall street is also bracing for a possible cyberattack. a week or so ago, a threat from hackers anonymous threatened to strike the computer system today. some members of anonymous have called that threat a fake. this week, obama administration including the attorney general over the bungled fast and furious gun operation. program run by the bureau of alcohol, tobacco and firearms deliberately aloued more than 2,000 gun float across the border in mexico.
the problem is the atf lost track of most of those guns. they started showing up at crime scenes both in mexico and arizona. one of the guns even turned up at a shoot-out that killed brian terry, a u.s. customs agent. they believe that eric holder knew about the operation earlier than he acknowledged last may. >> i'm not sure of the exact date but probably heard about fast and furious the last few weeks. >> i answer he didn't know about it until two weeks earlier. that is disingenuous on its face. there was a dramatic rescue off the coast of florida. seven people stayed alive treading water up to 20 hours after their boat sank. the boat cap-sized and sank in rough water on saturday. no one was wearing life jackets. one woman, 80 years old drouped. seven others on board, including a 4-year-old girl, drifted
apart. three were rescued by a passing boat. the others an hour later by the coast guard. kansas city still no leads in the case of a missing 10-month-old baby. her parents say she was abducted from a crib last week. the parents start cooperating on police on thursday but met again with detectives on saturday. >> we are sitting at the same table together now with the mother and father and no doubt about it, that is our best bet to help find this child. >> reporter: police searched a neighborhood and nearby landfill but found nothing. a tornado that struck san antonio, texas, left several families homeless this morning. cut a path of a destruction a mile and a half long. the same storm system dumped more than 3 inches of rain on that region but it wasn't enough to put a dent in this year's historic drought. in the pacific, hurricane jova is headed toward the west coast of mexico. it is a category 2 storm and
sustained winds near 100 miles per hour and stronger gusts. jova is expected to turn to the northeast tomorrow, strengthen and approach resort areas on the mexican coast by tuesday afternoon. overseas battles between christians and muslims in egypt left at least 24 dead. at least 200 were wounded in sunday's ballots. the fighting in downtown cairo was triggered by an attack on a christian church in southern egypt. dozens have been arrested. this was the worst spat of violence that pushed former president hosni mubarak from power this past summer. to the president race now. on friday, pastor robert jeffress of dallas endorsed texas governor rick perry and then said why he wasn't backing romney. >> in my estimation, mormonism is a cult and it would give credence to a cult to have a mormon candidate. >> romney is calling for a civil and respectful debate. yesterday, when asked about
romney's faith, his gop rival side-stepped the issue. drew levinson reports. >> reporter: from the campaign stumps. >> i am a believer in jesus christ. >> reporter: to the sunday talk shows. >> i'm a lifelong christian. >> reporter: the gop presidential candidates answered questions about their religion, but shied away from commenting on candidate mitt romney's mormon faith. >> i am not going to do an analysis of mormonism verse christianity for the sake of answering that. >> i think none of us should sit in judgment on somebody else's religion. >> reporter: anti-mormon sentiments surfaced this weekend at the value voters summit. the candidates didn't say it but some of the participants characterized the religion as being outside the mainstream, a cult. some evangelicals say they don't believe mormon are christians. >> to make this an issue is ridiculous right now. because every day i'm on the street talking to people, this is not what people are talking about. >> reporter: but people on the street are talking about how
religion could affect presidential decisions. >> christianity is a big part of my life and that is why the country was founded, so it would make a difference to a point. >> who knows. i think we should just pick the person that can run this country the best. >> reporter: in 2008, romney rivals painted him as a flip-flopper on issues such as abortion and gay rights and mostly stayed away from his religion. his challengers are again, calling him wobbly on several issues, but leaving others to question his religious beliefs. drew levinson, cbs news just ahead on the "morning news," robot sparred the box office. plus, commercials for canines only. would you believe an ad that only a dog can hear? this is the "cbs morning news." and chantix worked for me. it's a medication i could take and still smoke, while it built up in my system. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix is proven to help people quit smoking. it reduces the urge to smoke.
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firefighter collapsed just 500 yards from the finish line and died about two hours later. officials say captain william caveest was running to raise money for burn victims. california about to become the first state in the nation to ban children and teenagers 18 and under from using tanning beds. the devices have been linked to skin cancer. other states have restrictions on children under 16 years old. california officials say there are more tanning salons in los angeles than there are starbucks or mcdonald's. the law takes effect on january 1st. stocks were up and down in trading today in asia. ashley morrison in new york with that and more. good morning to you. >> good morning to you, terrell. >> reporter: asian markets were mixed today after the leaders of germany and france said they had reached agreement on shoring up europe's shaky banking sectors but didn't give any specifics. tokyo's nikkei was closed. on wall street, the focus
this week turns to corporate earnings. stocks dipped friday after a disappointing jobs report, but still made slid gains for the week. the dow was up more than 1.5%, while the nasdaq was up almost 3%. gas prices are in reverse according to aaa. the national average is now $3.39 for a gallon of regular. and the price has gone down every day for a month. we are paying about a quarter less than four weeks ago, but still 60 cents more than the same time last year. detroit's labor problems may be over, at least for a few years. union leaders from chrysler are meeting today reportedly to finalize a new contract. talks between the uaw and chrysler have been hung up over profit sharing and entry level jobs. chrysler is the only detroit automaker still without a new labor agreement. at the movies, 1-2 punch for "real steel." it took in better than an expected $27 million to win the
weekend box office. george clooney's political saga "the ides of march" in second place and "dolphin tale" slipped to third. whoever said the tv commercials are going to the dogs is right. targeting market to the next level with an ad featuring high-pitched noises only man's best friend can hear. the ad for beneful dog food is running only in germany and austria. since humans can't hear the noises, i guess we are taking their word for it, unless you can hear the noises, then you have a whole other problem. >> i buy the dog food, i better be able to hear the commercial. >> right. >> ashley morrison in new york, appreciate it. take a quick break. still to come, your monday morning weather. and in sports, beast mode in milwaukee. the brewers take on cards in game one of the national league championship.
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dump several inches of rain from south carolina to florida. sunny skies and warm temperatures continue in the northeast and the northwest will be cool with scattered showers as well. in sports, game one between the pennant battle 2003 the brewers and the cards. a three-run bomb, that would be david freese. st. louis has the lead. prince fielder's monster blast put milwaukee on top. they beat the cards 9-6. game two tonight. in texas, rain postponed game two of the american league choom. the rangers taking on the detroit tigers. it will be played this afternoon. the rangers won the first game on saturday. in the nfl, the falcons came on strong against unbeaten packers. atlanta recovered a ryan grant fumble that led to a 1-yard touchdown run by michael turner. falcons have a 14-point lead, but then aaron rodgers, this guy took over. he threw for almost 400 yards and pair of touchdowns. the pack smacked the falcons
25-14. they remain undefeated. in houston, oakland visiting. fans and players remember the raiders legendary owner al davis who died saturday. jason campbell threw two touchdown passes to put oakland up by five over the texans. michael huff's interception, though, 7 seconds on the clock that nailed it. following davis' order, just win, baby. raiders did it 25-20. philadelphia, the so-called dream team is dreaming of getting a second win. the eagles michael vick picked off four times by buffalo. it's the most interceptions he's ever had in one game. the bills clipped the eagles 31-24. philadelphia now 1-4, their worst start since 1999. finally, tiger woods was playing in ace his pga tour event in seven weeks. an odd thing happened here. take a look. wood was about to putt on the 7th when a fan threw a hot dog at him. the incident, by the way, not captured on video. and the hot dog never came close to hitting woods. the fan was arrested for
disturbing the peace. woods finished in the middle of the pack at 7 under. that guy cannot catch a break. when we return, another look at this morning's top stories. and meet sir paul and his new bride. all they need is love. [ sue ] wow! i've been so looking forward to this. when my asthma symptoms returned, my doctor prescribed dulera to help prevent them. [ male announcer ] dulera is for patients 12 and older whose asthma is not well controlled on a long-term asthma control medicine, like an inhaled corticosteroid. dulera will not replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. dulera helps significantly improve lung function. this was shown over a 6 month clinical study. dulera contains formoterol, which increases the risk of death from asthma problems and may increase the risk of hospitalization in children and adolescents. dulera is not for people whose asthma is well controlled with a long-term asthma control medicine, like an inhaled corticosteroid. once your asthma is well controlled your doctor will decide if you can stop dulera
can help you breathe easier. on the "cbs morning news," here's a look at today's weather. influx of tropical moisture is producing heavy rain in florida and portions of the southeast. there are scattered storms in the plains from texas to north dakota. warmer than normal temperatures and lots of sunshine continue in the northeast. northwest is cool, damp, and cloudy. here is another look at this morning's top stories. those occupy wall street protests targeting corporate greed and economic inequality are now in their fourth week and have spread from coast-to-coast. protesters in washington, d.c. say they won't leave their position about two blocks from the white house even though
their permit expires today. seven people were rescued off the florida keys after treading water for 20 hours. their boat cap-sized and thn sank on saturday afternoon. a passing boat picked up some of them. the coast guard saved the rest. one passenger, an 80-year-old woman, didn't make it. france is buzzing this morning awaiting word about first lady karla bruni's baby. police and paparazzi a camped outside the hospital where she is expected to give birth. it's reported the baby was due a week ago. and sir paul mccartney is no longer a man on the run. the ex-beatle has gotten married again. this is wife number three and as charlie d'agata admits, he fond of those funny little love songs. >> reporter: paul mccartney said once, "i just like being in love." he looked it with wife number three. the former nancy shevell is now
lady mccartney. it's the same registry office when mccartney married his his wife married in 1969. the man who wrote "get back to where you once belonged" also chose an important date to mary his new wife, john lennon's birthday. >> i think he has done very well this time. >> reporter: this time, compared to last time, when mccartney married former model heather mills. the disastrous marriage ended in a ugly divorce. the new mrs. mccartney has her own money. the 51-year-old new york native is sitting on a family fortune worth an estimated $500 million. the low-key ceremony was followed by an equally low-key reception. >> i'm feeling married! >> reporter: at 69 years old, mccartney didn't rock out, but he reported sang a few songs, including one he wrote especially for his new wife.
charlie d'agata, cbs news, london. this morning on "the early show," religion and plxs. more fallout from the claim that mitt romney's mormon faith is a cult. i'm terrell brown. and this is the "cbs morning news." mmm. [ male announcer ] and now so can you. the new succulent noodle entrees from p.f. chang's home menu. the boldest flavors in the freezer aisle. usa prime credit... this peggy... hi, i'm cashing in my points... peggy? no more points - coupons now. coupons? coupons. coupons? next, you convert coupons to tokens. tokens? then you trade tokens for credits. and then i get the cash? then you call back. bye bye. peggy? hello? what just happened? want rewards that make sense? switch to discover. america's #1 cash rewards program. it pays to discover.
>> it is important, early detection, right. good morning, i'm mike, i cannot believe we can beat this weekend weatherwise. >> reporter: yesterday is about as good a day as we are going to get. such a great weekend. today is going to be a great day, not as pretty. high clouds moving in, by the middle of the week we'll have rain returning. looking at our day planner, patchy fog, 58 here in town. we have a halo around the moon this morning. high, thin clouds affected by the light crystals. 73 at noon, a few more clouds, again the high clouds with a temperature of 77. near 80 for the high this afternoon. you see the clouds coming in from the south. these are real thin ones. they look like they are overcast. they show up this way in the
infrared. culpepper 50, petersburg 50. on the bay in annapolis, talk about that fog, visibility down it zero. visibility down to one quart of a mile. our highs today once we burn off fog in spite of the high clouds should make it into the upper 70s and low 80s. enjoy it. the last really nice day before things start to go downhill. monica? >> reporter: starting off with a green light. hopefully an easy traffic day. no problems now to report. what you are looking at here is the construction from overnight on the inner and outer loops of the beltway on university boulevard and also at georgia avenue where you need to stay to the right to get by the construction. keep that in mind for your travel plans. inbound no problems as you
leave the vienna area no problems inside the beltway. we'll go over to 35 near duke street. nice and quiet through to the 14th street bridge. 95 near route 195 in laurel. remember that construction on the outer loop near university boulevard. stay to the right to get around it. coming up the next report the bw parkway. protesters are still gathered around freedom plaza in northwest dc may be there without the permit today. the protesters say they are prepared for anything. >> organizers of the stop the machine demonstration that has been going on at freedom plaza are hoping to extend it past 3:00ton when their permit expires. sure enough, when the clock
struck 10:00, dozens of protesters had the freedom, for now. the police can do whatever they want. >> the protest, which began as a rally, quickly grew to include calls against corporate greed and racism and the trillionser spending on these wars, use that money for human needs here ahome. job, housing healthcare, environmental protection. >> organizers say they are not sure why they weren't arrested tonight and don't know how long the reprieve will last but sounded grateful for the opportunity to spread their message for a little while longer in the heart of washington. >> we had to be prepared to vacate or be arrested. the dc protesters are part of a larger occupy wall street movement which swept across the nation. the protests