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|FBI foils man's alleged plan to attack White House
A man who planned to attack the White House with explosives and an anti-tank rocket is under arrest, federal prosecutors said. Hasher Jallal Taheb is charged with attempting to damage or destroy a building owned by the U.S. using fire or an explosive. Jeff Pegues reports.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2019 12:31 PM
|Eye Opener: ISIS claims responsibility for Americans killed in Syria
A suicide bombing that killed four Americans in Syria raises new questions about the Trump administration's plan to withdraw U.S. troops. Also, federal prosecutors say a man who planned to attack the White House with explosives is under arrest. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds. Get the Eye Opener delivered straight to your inbox.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2019 12:19 PM
|Kids impacted by government shutdown get creative
Sources tell CBS News there is increased talk in the White House about ending the partial government shutdown, but not without border wall funding. As the shutdown enters day 27, it continues to take a toll on federal employees and their families. With hundreds of thousands of parents out of work or working without pay, children are now pitching in to help. Jan Crawford reports.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2019 1:27 PM
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|How will Brexit impact the U.S.?
British Prime Minister Theresa May survived another no-confidence vote Wednesday by 19 votes, after lawmakers rejected her Brexit deal. But as the deadline approaches, Americans are beginning to realize the potential repercussions of Britain leaving the European Union. Patrick Temple-West, Politico's financial services reporter, joins CBSN's Omar Villafranca to explain.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2019 2:31 AM
|YouTube bans dangerous prank videos
YouTube is banning certain content following a blindfold challenge inspired by hit Netflix movie "Bird Box." The Google-owned company previously had a policy barring harmful or dangerous content, but updated its policies to explicitly prohibit videos that encourage people to engage in risky challenges or pranks. CBS News' Meg Oliver reports.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2019 1:18 AM
|American killed in Nairobi attack
A terror attack in Nairobi has claimed the lives of at least 21 people, including an American. Family remembered Jason Spindler as a 9/11 survivor who left his Wall Street career to join the Peace Corps and then help small businesses in developing countries. Debora Patta reports.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2019
|D.C. food kitchen helps furloughed gov't workers
On day 26 of the partial government shutdown, a new food kitchen run by celebrity chef José Andrés opened its doors to feed furloughed workers, uncertain when they'll receive their next paycheck. CBS News' Natalie Brand reports.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2019 1:10 AM
|Kirsten Gillibrand: The "60 Minutes" interview
As the New York Senator announces her bid for president, take a look back at her February 2018 interview with Sharyn Alfonsi.
POSTED JANUARY 16, 2019 11:58 PM
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|Cuomo Proposes Banning Stretch Limos from New York Roads
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed banning stretch limousines from the state’s roads as part of a safety crackdown on large for-hire passenger vehicles following the deadliest U.S. transportation accident in nearly a decade. Twenty people were killed in October …
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2019 2:32 PM
|New York, New Jersey Governors Set 2019 Goals to Legalize Recreational Marijuana
The Democratic governors of New York and New Jersey each set goals to legalize recreational marijuana as part of their 2019 agendas, declaring in separate State of the State speeches Tuesday that new laws should raise state revenue and redress …
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2019 2:26 PM
|Kaplansky Insurance Acquires Massachusetts’ KW Insurance
Kaplansky Insurance, an independent locally owned agency in the Northeastern U.S., has acquired KW Insurance, a full-service agency with locations in Dedham and Cambridge, Mass. Following the acquisition, the KW Dedham location will be merging with Kaplanky’s corporate headquarters in …
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2019 2:23 PM
|Mass. SJC Says Police Can Make Drugged Driving Arrest Based on Observations
The Massachusetts Supreme Court has ruled that a state police officer was justified in arresting a suspect for driving under the influence of marijuana based on the officer’s observations of the driver’s demeanor, physical appearance and behavior. The case – …
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2019 2:18 PM
|Finchum Named Head of MetLife Auto & Home
MetLife has named Darla Finchum as head of the company’s U.S. property/casualty business, MetLife Auto & Home. Finchum has been serving in this role on an interim basis since August, 2018. She will be responsible for growth and management of …
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2019 2:00 PM
|Severe Weather in Canada Cost Insurers C$1.9 Billion in 2018: IBC
Insured damage from severe weather events across Canada reached C$1.9 billion (US$1.4 billion) in 2018, according to the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), quoting statistics from Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc. Severe weather across Canada continues to highlight the financial …
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2019 1:47 PM
|Brexit Update: City of London Prepares for Worst, Hopes for Best
Dismay, confusion, relief — and hope. The City of London had a range of reactions to the U.K. Parliament’s overwhelming rejection Tuesday night of Prime Minister Theresa May’s blueprint for quitting the European Union, and her sprint to cobble together …
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2019 1:17 PM
|Germany, China Discuss Ways to Improve Market Access for Insurers, Banks
Germany and China are working on ways to improve market access for each other’s banks and insurers, the German finance minister said on Thursday, and he welcomed plans by China and the United States to ease trade tensions through talks. …
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2019 12:54 PM
|Final Insured Losses for Europe’s Storm Friederike/David Estimated at €1.7B: PERILS
The final loss estimate for Extratropical Cyclone Friederike, also known as David, reached €1.672 Billion ($1.906 billion), according to PERILS, the independent Zurich-based organization that provides industry-wide catastrophe insurance data. This compares to the previous PERILS loss report of €1.675 …
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2019 11:07 AM
|Failure to Mitigate Climate Change, Cyber Risks at Top of Global Risks: WEF
The failure to tackle climate change and extreme weather events are the most threatening global risks this year, according to the World Economic Forum. Inability to mitigate or adapt to climate change leapfrogged several places on the list as the …
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2019 10:02 AM