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CNN Evening News for Monday, May 04, 2015
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Garland, Texas: Pamela Brown) The foiling of a terrorism plot in Texas with the shooting death of two terrorists by a Texas lawman at a convention featuring cartoons of the prophet Muhammad reviewed; scenes & diagrams shown; details given of the background of terrorist Elton Simpson. [Garland police dept. Joe HARN@- describes what happened.] [MAN - comments.] The FBI's prior investigation of Simpson discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Phoenix: Kyung Lah) The background of the second gunman, Nadir Soofi%, who spent time in Pakistan examined; photos shown of Soofi & Simpson; details given of their link to ISIS. [Neighbors Ariel WHITLOCK, Tim RAINS@- talk about the two men.] [Simpson attorney Kristina SITTON@, Islamic Community Center of Phoenix Usama SHAMI@- talk about Simpson & Soofi.] The investigation into how the two men became lone-wolf terrorists discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with "Daily Beast" Randy Potts about the shooting at the convention./ [POTTS - talks about the security at the convention site, what went on at the cartoon conference, the security present at the event.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Brown, Pamela;
Lah, Kyung
Duration:
00:11:50

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