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good morning to our viewers in the west, it is tuesday, november 29th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." two big breaking stories. a plane carrying a brazilian soccer team killing 75 people. remarkably six survived. plus, out of control wildfires threaten thousands of people and tear through homes, businesses and schools near tennessee's great smokey mountains. a student who attacked students at ohio state was angry about muslims. investigators want to know if he had any terror connections. president-elect trump meets with secretary of state candidate mitt romney a second time. >> but we begin this morning
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opener." your world in 90 seconds. >> oh, my gosh. this is not good! >> go, go, go. >> i can't see. >> just hit the [ bleep ] gas. >> raging wildfires tear through tennessee. >> the fires continue to be unpredictable. >> the national guard has been deployed to the area. >> tourists and people who live near mountain towns are evac core rating. >> i don't know who he was, but i thank him so much. >> a chartered plane carrying 81 brazilian soccer team has crashed in colombia. >> police in colombia have confirmed there are survivors. donald trump will announce his choice for health and human services secretary, long-time opponent of obamacare. >> tom prize. >> the president-elect is holding his second meeting with mitt romney. >> actors say about 10,000 people have fled the area. >> a car and knife attack at ohio state university is being
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of terrorism. >> people were crying. it was a frightening day. tens of thousands of cubans continue to pay their respects to fidel castro during this nine day period of national mourning. >> passenger taken into custody after jumping out of a moving plane in houston. >> let's not say what motivated her. >> all that. >> just released a self-lacing shoe, but only for select customers, nike. >> to the end zone and a catch made in traffic. >> you can't better than that. >> much-needed win. >> and all that matters. >> do you have any evidence at all of fraud at the ballot boxes? >> no. >> donald trump, of course, won the election. he is president-elect but i can't believe this, he's still sending out angry tweets. >> on "cbs this morning." >> why isn't it enough for him that he won the electoral college? why does he have to make up information that he also won the popular vote which he lost?
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a way to be a sore winner. trump only cares about this because the popular vote had the word popular in it. that's the only reason he cares about this. welcome to "cbs this morning." charlie is on assignment in cuba. he'll join us a bit later. jeff glor is with us. good to have you here. two big breaking stories, first to people survived a crash overnight. 75 people were killed and we've got pictures from the crash scene and they show the damaged fuselage and bags among the wreckage. >> the team was heading to colombia for a regional soccer tournament. the flight from santa cruz, bolivia, went down while on approach to medellin airport. >> good morning, gayle.
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pilot of the short haul bolivian airline declared an emergency. with over 80 people on board, the plane was just five minutes from its final destination when it went down in a remote region of colombia. this morning colombian police are looking at electrical failure as a possible cause of the crash. >> reporter: emergency crews descended on the scene searching through the debris for signs of life. heavy rain, rugged terrain forced the rescues to be suspended overnight. ambulances arriv hospital with some of the plane's passengers on stretchers. >> translator: our main objective is to rescue survivors, said a local mayor. that's our priority. >> reporter: of those found alive three are soccer players, one a flight attendant and another a journalist. radar imagery shows the final moments of flight that circled over an area in central colombia before disappearing. the team from the small
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the middle of a fairy tale season. they were set to play tomorrow after reaching the finals of a major south american soccer competition for the first time ever. carl warswick is a journalist covering south american soccer. >> to be pulled down from our perch after all they've done is harrowing, heartbreaking, i think it's going to take a long time for football to digest. >> reporter: video from the team moments before it boarded the flight in sao paulo's international airport. local officials have called this a tragedy not just for brazil but the entire world. >> authorities have not ruled out the possibility that the plane ran out of fuel, but right now they, again, are citing an electrical failure our. the south american football federation has suspended all games until further notice. they released a statement on facebook saying may god
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guests traveling with our delegation. jeff? >> josh, thank you very much. other breaking story is the destructive tennessee wild fire. dramatic cell phone video shows a desperate drive to escape here. sparks shoot across the roadway. cabins can be seen burning in the woods. tourists trapped inside a hotel in gatlinberg. four people have been burned. strong winds drove the fires into nearby dollywood is threatened. our knoxville affiliate is in gatlinburg where officials say 100 homes have been damaged or destroyed. danny, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. i'm at a red cross shelter, one of many locations where residents stayed the night fleeing their homes due to the fast-moving wildfires here in gatlinburg. this place is packed behind me. more than 600 residents registered. they've got their pets, the clothes on their backs and many
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up in the morning. >> hit the gas. hit the gas! >> cell phone video showed flames surrounding a driver evacuating the area of gatlinburg, tennessee, late monday night. fire threatened to block off the only road to safety. >> go, go, go, go, go, go. >> reporter: at one point sparks flew over the wind zbleeld every cabin is burning to the ground. >> reporter: the driver says he was able to escape. it is unclear if yo lucky. flames closed in on the vista hotel in downtown gatlinburg. people trapped inside recorded video on their cell phones as the fire burned. the lights flickered on and off in the smoke-filled lobby where guests were forced to wear masks. logan baker was inside. >> oh, my god, it's so hot. >> reporter: high winds caused
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smokey mountains to descend. drivers captured the fire cascading down the mountain as they were forced to evacuate. earlier in the day smoke blanketed gatlinburg in ominous clouds. >> we're dealing with some very difficult situations here in gatlinburg. if you are a person that prays, we could use your prayers. >> reporter: so far officials tell us there are no reported deaths. schools in the surrounding we spoke with firefighters a few moments ago who told us numerous structures are burned down and destroyed including a ski resort here. >> thank you very much. investigators are trying to determine whether a car and knife attack at the ohio state university was an act of terrorism. the suspect, abdul razik razik ali arta fl was an ohio state student who immigrated from somalia. a campus police officer shot and
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group of pedestrians and then stabbed some of them. people gathered at vigils across central ohio. it injured 11 people, one in critical condition, they are all expected to survive. dean reynolds is on the campus where a stroke of luck enabled the officer to stop that suspect. dean, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it turns out that campus police were already in this area investigating a natural gas leak in a building at the time of yesterday's attack and the police chief says that's the reason they were able to mount their almost immediate response. within about a minute of mon monday's attack, the officer took action. >> additional units in the area of 19th and college, we have several pedestrians struck by a vehicle. shots fired, one down. >> we are so grateful our police
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neutralize the situation. >> they say artan drove a honda civic on to the sidewalk and into a crowd of students and teachers who had assembled outside of a building because a fire alarm had sounded. artan got out of the car and slashed as many onlookers as he could with a butcher knife. >> i heard, run, this guy's got a knife. >> reporter: osu student witnessed the attack. >> when i saw a car strike one of the students and the student almost looked like a rag doll flying through the that this was something serious. >> reporter: initially officials said two suspects were involved but surveillance footage of the suspect's car has led investigators to believe artan acted alone. >> we could tell the suspect was in the car by himself. >> eporter: as the events unfolded the university sent out alerts to thousands of students with the command, run, hide, fight. key instructions used in campus wide training to indicate an
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>> jojo samaski who said the alert's lack of specifics created anxiety. they were one of dozens of students who barricaded themselves in classrooms during a roughly 90-minute campus lockdown. >> we were waiting for the next update to see what was the right thing to do. for two hours we didn't really know what that was. >> reporter: now classes will resume today following yesterday's cancellation. in addition, the university is and students. >> dean, thank you so much. evidence from the suspect's past may lead to a motive for the attack. law enforcement vehicles lined the street outside his apartment complex last night. sources say he put an angry message on facebook before the attack. he wrote, quote, america stop interfering with other countries. especially the muslim ummah.
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investigators. good morning. >> good morning. this is increasingly turning into a terrorism case. what they are discovering is a dramatic escalation in his statements online. hallmark signs law enforcement officials say of someone radicalized and turning to action. law enforcement sources say shortly before the attack the suspect posted a message on facebook suggesting that he was disturbed by how muslims were being treated, reportedly seeing my fellow muslim brothers and sisters being killed and tortured everywhere. officials say he came to the u.s. with six family members in 2014 after fleeing somalia and spending seven years in a refugee camp in pakistan. >> he first attended community college in columbus where he was on the dean's list. last august he became a student
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interviewed by the campus paper "the lantern." he complained about the negative portrayal of muslims. i wanted to pray in the open he was quoted as saying but i was kind of scared with everything going on in the media. if people look at me, a muslim praying, i don't know what they're going to think, what's going to happen. >> today we can prove to you that the suspect was by himself in the vehicle and committed this act by himself today. it's a determine motive and if anybody else was involved in this act. >> reporter: although investigators still have not settled on a motive for the attack, it fits the profile of what investigators say various organizations have been encouraging followers to do. terrorist groups like al qaeda and isis have been encouraging supporters to carry out lone wolf attacks like the one in east france in july and the shopping mall stabbing in
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cbs news has learned that his father was ab ducted. that is why they left the country to open the refugee status in 2012. they came to the u.s. by flying into new york, then going to dallas and on to ohio where they settled. gayle? >> jeff, thank you very much. president-elect trump fills another cabinet position this morning. donald trump announced a short time ago that he will nominate georgia congressman tom price to lead the department of health and human services as a strong opponent of the affordable care act. there is still a flurry of in fighting over who will be the next secretary of state. major garrett is covering the transition for us and joins us with the latest. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the key player in that move and for that matter all trump moves today is vice president-elect mike pence. where pence's voice has carried the day appointments have been
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leaving that decision squarely in the lap of president-elect trump. where it has drifted for days with more deliberations scheduled for today. >> folks, this is lunacy. this is lunacy. >> that was congressman tom price in pennsylvania a week before election day denouncing the affordable care act as he stumped for candidate donald trump. this is >> he calls for the law. >> they spend over $1 trillion on a broken medicaid system and subsidies that are forcing people to buy insurance that they don't want. >> one of trump's earliest backers, price is an orthopaedic surgeon by trade. budget matters price also wants to privatize medicare and stop subsidies. those are goals shared with mike
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have actions to occur. >> a number of actions to occur. >> he held his first meeting with former cia director david petraeus. >> he basically walked us around the world, showed a great variety of challenges that are out there. >> after the hour long session the president-elect posted on social media that he was very impressed. petraeus, a four star general who led counter insurgency efforts to stabilize iraq is still on probation. he pledlt knowingly disclosing classified information while cia director to his miss stress and biographer. eager to resurrect his career petraeus said last week he would serve again. >> very good conversation. we'll see where it goes from here. >> the president-elect will have dinner with 2012 gop nominee mitt romney. the second meeting as romney views for the position with
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now top trump aide kellyanne conway has criticized romney publicly. last night tweeted out this photo of her and her boss, quote, working hard late last night. a show of solidarity after some questioned whether conway was defying trump's wishes as he deliberates over romney. the syrian army has made a break through in aleppo in the past 24 hours and dramatically altered the situation on the ground. syrian forces now control about 40% of the opposition fighters in 2012. thousands of civilians have been flooding out of the battle zone. the u.n. envoy to syria says he doesn't know how long eastern aleppo will last. elizabeth palmer is following developments from london. liz, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this very intensive offensive began after almost nonstop bombing and shelling for the past couple of weeks carried out by both the russians and their war planes and syrian forces and
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civilians carrying only the barest necessities began to move out of eastern aleppo as syrian troops moved in. this woman fled with her mother in a wheelchair recently dead from lack of food and water. he hasn't had very much for five months she said. the government backed by russia offered bus transport away from the battle zone. they have taken 40% of the te fighters since 2012. the intense bombardments of this offensive have leveled buildings across eastern aleppo including the home of this girl and her mother has been tweeting about their plight which has gone from dire to desperate. one of her last messages read, tonight we have no house. it's bombed. i got in the rubble.
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bana and her family are still in the rebel held part of the city along with thousands -- tens of thousands of others. the whole area is under attack by government forces who now clearly have the upper hand. nora? >> elizabeth, thank you so much. cuba this morning is preparing to honor fidel castro with a massive rally. fidel's brother, raul castro, placed a flower by his picture. neithepr funeral on sunday. and in our next hour we're going to go to charlie rose. he is in havana with more on how cuba is saying good-bye. new video highlights the risks for destructive passengers. the woman who couldn't wait for her flight to get to the gate. the man who is banned according to when he wouldn't,((sherry sw we'll have some nice sunshine today... and the air will be nice and clean, but it will feel crisp so scarves and hats may come in handy today.
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back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, the woman who left the united airlines jet by the side door. a little problem, though, the plane was still moving at the time. and the delta passenger who got in trouble for screaming at his captive audience about donald trump. and a north dakota sheriff warns pipeline protesters that winter is coming and they're putting themselves in danger. hear from a veteran who is leading an effort to protect the demonstrators. time to show you the morning's headlines. "the new york times" said the
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in pennsylvania. and there's a plan to request a recount in michigan tomorrow. "the washington post" looks at how the united states took down the second in command the isis after hiding for months. in august, after surveillance by the cia and pentagon he was tracked to a sanctuary in northern syria. when he climbed into a bomb struck it killing him. at least high-profile officials have died in the past six months. jury selection. it's possible he'll question survivors and victims of the
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convicted. three deaths that may have been linked to a thanksgiving dinner. officials say they all ate at a dinner at a church. five others were hospitalized. and the state reports on the first locally transmitted zika case. a woman in cameron county has the viruses. she reports to going to no areas affected by zika. florida is the only state where zika a woman is under psychiatrist care this morning after she jumped out of a moving plane at george bush airport. tarmac camera appears to show her running away from the plane. kris van cleave is in washington national airport tracking this bizarre investigation. kris, good morning. >> good morning, things were going pretty for this
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it arrived in houston early, it was taxiing to the gate when one of the passengers bolted. >> the lady just opened up the door and jumped out of the plane. >> reporter: passengers on flight 1282 were left stunned as a woman took the expressway out through a window. surveillance video captured making a beeline for the terminal. he door and made the 15-foot jump without an emergency slide. >> i looked over and it's sunlight. and i just see a figure step out of it. >> reporter: the woman was quickly caught by police who were surprised she didn't have a scratch on her. >> the ramp area, where the airplanes sit at the gate, they're a dangerous place if you're not trained and you don't have the proper equipment. there were a lot of people that
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her. >> reporter: according to the faa, incidents of unruly passengers have actually been on the decline since 2012. but one faa spokesman told "cbs this morning," we hardly go a day without at least one report. >> do you hear me? donald trump, baby! >> reporter: monday, delta banned this donald trump supporter for life for his rant on a flight from atlanta to allentown, pennsylvania, last week. the airline apologized to passengers in a statement saying been allowed to continue on the flight. >> what do you mean -- >> reporter: although disruptive passengers can face possible criminal charges and fines some faa experts say the punishment should b >> if you punish somebody severely for disrupting a flight, there would be a lot less of it. >> now, in the most recent indicatcase, the woman was taken to a psychiatric hospital for an evaluation. police say she's not going to
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have not elaborated why she used the exit the way she did. as for the another 98 passengers on board, they had to wait for officers with a k9 to clear the plane before they were allowed to get off at the gate. norah. >> kris, thank you. >> he raises a good point, the guy in the story, if there were more punishment, there would be less. >> they have to crack down on that. >> i've never seen anything like that on very glad about that one. knock on that one. >> in case it's plexiglas. now to the story, thousands of people protesting an oil pipeline in north dakota say they will defy a mandatory evacuation order. the north dakota governor said wind conditions up there are life-threatening and have ordered protesters to leave. they've gotten as much as 10
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emperatures below freezing. he have snowfall and wind gusts of over 30 miles an hour. they're ordering protesters to move out. >> we're not planning on going nowhere. >> reporter: hunkered down at camp, these men say they're not leaving. like them, there's an estimated 10,000 people on the north dakota prairie holed up in makeshift camps. warning of harsh winter
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property is under the proprietary jurisdiction of the army corps of engineers. the norton county sheriff released his video. >> being outside for long periods of time does bring life-threatening conditions. >> inside here, it's warm. >> reporter: john bigelow represents the seven councils fire. >> we're going to stand up and say no. it's over 100 years of oppression. and it has to stop now. >> reporter: ete crude oil from the oil field to illinois, it's nearly complete except for the section under the encampment. the fight has caused a bridge blockade on the main road. the chairman of the standing rock sioux tribe says because of closure, the services can't get through. that's a liability itself. >> everyone is worried about safety.
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michael wood jr. says help is on the way. >> we have created an entire military battalion in less than three weeks. >> reporter: he said more than 2500 unarmed vets are mobilizing to stand between police and protesters. >> this is your fight, but if you don't take up and promote a stand up for it now, you end up saying why am i re going to work our way through this later today.
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? cyber monday could land in the record books. retailers are projected to
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that's up 10% from last year. internet sales through the whole holiday season could soar to more than $90 million. paypal shows 40% growth in payment over last year. only on "cbs this morning," john blackstone got a look at paypal in san jose, california. john, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, while we're here at the the pay pal headquarters to give an idea how the company handles transactions around the world. paypal offers consumers to pay online without giving personal information to retailers. all of this information has to be kept safe and out of the hands of cyberthieves. >> this is the heart of our technology operation. >> reporter: this is paypal's command center where purchases are monitored around the world and around the clock. this is like a space shot.
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>> it is. actually, it is my favorite place. >> reporter: m.j. austin is a technology executive at paypal. >> we've gotten better and better over the years from all of the learning that we've done to where were are seeing fraudulent transactions. >> reporter: it's cyber monday. the team is monitoring a torrent of activity in over 100 curre currencies and 200 >> there's a bunch of smarts behind the actual monitoring. and through that monitoring, we're able to highlight only those things that seem unusual. >> reporter: but the sheer volume of transaction makes combatting cybercrime a daunting task. on cyber monday 2015, paypal passed $25,000 per second. so much money paypal crashed.
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outages during that time, the reality is most customers were not impacted. >> reporter: paypal was also one of the company dhas shut down last month after hackers struck a company whose servers ruined internet traffic. the hack also with webcam, smart clock and digital recorders. cnet editor-at-large tim stevens. >> it's basically like a bunch of bankers knocking on the doors. they're preventing everybody from getting into the bank. not exposed or customers being at risk or data being at risk, it's just that service is being shut down. >> reporter: paypal said no customer information was stolen but still wonders about the future. >> as more and more devices going forward, they're going to be compromised in new ways. >> cyber monday following thanksgiving is, of course, an american creation. which is why paypal shows all of these transactions in north
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transactions paypal tracked in europe and asia. cyber monday has become a world wide shopping holiday. norah. >> john, thank you. that's incorrect. >> it says to me, paypal ain't playing around. i think it's great that they took us in so they can show us this is what we're doing over here. what were you going to say? >> it looks like the inside to nasa. >> the most famous place in the world. >> icons of science and religion are joining protect the earth. ahead, the pope's direair will it will feel crisp so scarves and hats may come in handy today. .............. those northerly winds will keep it feeling chilly all day. ............. this north wind will stop tonight and those cold temps will settle in with freezing temps between 28 and 32 degees lasting 3 to 6 hours in the valley overnight. ...... cover delicate plants and keep
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minimum wages wrapped up on the strip 30 minutes ago. it began at 6 am with 100 workers ranging from fast food employees .. to uber drivers .. to child care workers. they want the minimum wage to increase to 15 dollars per hour .. as well as union rights. there will also be a march at 5 this afternoon .. starting at the carl's junior near the stratosphere .. to the mcdonalds on pad ((brian loftus)) the man who killed a 17 year old girl ... will be sentenced this morning. demetrius black is due before a judge at 9 am. he shot and killed young betty pinkney, at a party back in 2012. black was arrested more than a year after the girl's s death when police tracked down a gun that was stolen from the son of a clark county marshall, just weeks before the shooting./// want to check on your commute expect delays out along westbound 215 coming in from the
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? good morning to our viewers in the west. it is tuesday, november 29th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there is more real news ahead, including president-elect trump's newest cabinet choice, congressman tom price. we'll ask the nomination means for the future of health care. first, here is today's eye opener at 8:00. the plane was five minutes from a final destination when it went down in a remote region of colombia. >> residents stayed the night, fleeing their homes due to the fast moving wildfires. >> police were already in this area. that's the reason they were able to mount their almost immediate response.
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terrorism case as they dig into the attacker's background. >> said to be agnostic on the choice for secretary of state, leaving that decision in the lap of president-elect trump. more deliberations scheduled for today. >> things were going pretty well for this flight from new orleans, when one of the passengers bolted. >> i've never seen anything like that on a flight i'm on. very glad about that. >> keep it that way. >> let's keep -- knock on wood. very glad about that >> cheap plexiglass. >> breakfast club star anthony michael hall is facing seven years in prison for fighting his neighbor. however, his lawyer is trying to bargain that down to serving detention with molly ringwald, emilio estevez.
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o'donn o'donnell. there is breaking news to tell you about from colombia, where a plane carrying a brazil january soccer team crashed overnight and killed at least 75 people. up to six people, we're told, have survived. the chartered aircraft was flying from santa cruz, bolivia, to medellin, and went down in a remote area outside of the colombian city. >> the soccer team was heading there for a regional tournament final. investigators are focusing on a possible electrical failure, but they're also nul chance that the plane ran out of fuel. out of control wildfires forced thousands of people in tennessee to evacuate. about 100 homes in the gatlinburg area are damaged or destroyed. the national guard, more than a dozen local fire departments are fighting these flames. great smoky mountains national park was forced to close. flames surrounding one driver trying to escape. several people suffered burns
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an investigation is leading toward terrorism as a motive, police say abdulraz rw razak al police say he was a student at ohio state, he came to the united states back in 2014 and before that he spent seven years in a pakistan refugee camp after leaving somalia. college earlier this year and recently posted on facebook he was sick and tired of seeing my fellow muslim brothers and sisters being killed and tortured everywhere. authorities began searching his apartment last night. they believe that he acted alone. president-elect donald trump announced another major cabinet nomination, mr. trump will tap georgia congressman tom price to serve as secretary of health and human services. he's one of the strongest critics of obamacare, proposed a detailed plan to repeal and
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before entering congress, he was a orthopedic surgeon and the president-elect is holding meetings with two candidates for secretary of state, bob corker and mitt romney. mr. trump talked yesterday with retired four star general david petraeus. john heilemann is here. good morning. first, secretary of state, the president-elect's choice for who he want is one thing, getting them confirmed by the united >> that's true. >> yeah. how does that affect his choice? >> i don't think -- seems hard for me to imagine any of the current people being considered will have a real problem getting through the republican senate. obviously david petraeus has some vetting issues and clearly, you know, there are many people who point out that for a republican president-elect who spent a lot of his campaign attacking hillary clinton over her e-mail use and over the questions of how she handled classified material, david
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the law for, there will be a fight over that if david petraeus is nominated but hard for me to believe that any of these candidates have a problem getting through. >> do you see a front-runner here? kellyanne conway has been vocal about her disapproval of mitt romney. reports that kellyanne has gone rogue. she made it clear that's not the case. she supports donald trump. do you see anything, the way they're handling this and playing out, is there a leading contender? >> the only mind that matters on this is the mind of donald trump. this whole kellyanne conway seems to be wildly overblown. i don't think she came forward and said anything that she did not feel comfortable saying in the context of maintaining her close relationship to mr. trump. so i think everyone i talked to about this is -- says the same thing, which is, man, we don't know what donald trump is thinking and there is things like what he thinks the cut of the gib, you know, the notion
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secretary of state. it seems to matter to donald trump. i wouldn't be surprised if any of those following people, rudy giuliani, mitt romney, david petraeus, that would not surprise me. >> tom price, nominated as the secretary of health and human services, ardent opponents of obamacare, called it crazy. what does this tell you now about where the president-elect is going on the affordable care act? >> the president-elect spent a large part of the campaign replace obamacare starting on day one, dramatic and a bit of overpromising, can't do that one day. but this pick is really consistent with what president trump, president-elect trump campaigned on. whether -- that's -- during the replacement of obamacare is a complicated thing but price has put forward -- unlike many republicans who criticized the law, congressman price has a replacement. the more interesting question or an interesting question is the
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wants to overhaul medicare in a pretty dramatic way along the lines that paul ryan suggested, which is basically try it turn medicare in a voucher program. that's something that president-elect trump said he was adamantly against in the campaign. that's something -- on the question of repealing or replacing obamacare, there is alignment between the new proposed chairman and the president-elect. on medicare, the biggest most important federal entitlement, some disagreement right now between the hhs the secretary and president-elect. >> and having dinner tonight at a french restaurant. >> it is true. you have been not been on donald trump's twitter feed yet. the news of this morning is this out of nowhere, apparently, the president-elect has said -- has come out with a tweet about flag burning, not sure what provoked this tweet, but he's saying if someone burns the american flag,
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not sure if he's aware of the constitution lauw, which is tha flag burning is protected. i don't think you can strip someone's citizenship for them for any reason. >> there hasn't been a campaign like it and that still continues. >> we're talking about it now. >> sure are. talking about it a lot today. >> john heilemann, thank you. world leaders arriving in havana. spain's former king, ecuador, colombia, venezuela, all plan to attend castro's funeral on sunday. notably absent, vladimir putin, justin trudeau, and president obama and vice president biden. the white house still deciding whether to send an official delegation. charlie rose is in havana where cubans are lining up to pay their respects. good morning to you. >> good morning from havana. during the nearly 50 year reign
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came to this plaza to hear thunderous speeches. yesterday, hundreds of thousands came here to bid farewell. today, the crowds are already here, lining up, they're expected to be bigger to pay their final respects. hundreds of mourners remain well after the sun set on revolution square. fidel's brother raul castro placed a flower by his picture. paid tribute to the man who led the country for nearly 5 years. the lines of mourners monday grew longer as the day wore on. many were overcome, either by the heat or by grief. he's living eternally now, this man said. mourners stood hours in the sun for the chance to file past a photo of the man known as el
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it may have lasted only seconds, but the anguish was evident. i tell you this from my heart, this farmer said, i'd like to have been me instead of him. castro's ashes were kept out of public view, even in death he's surrounded by secrecy. celebratory music are banned during this period of mourning. schools and government offices have been shuttered. many mourners who also oath of loyalty it castro's revolution are state employees or students. around the world castro is seen by some as a murderous and repressive dictator. but to these cubans, he is a father figure and a national hero. tonight's rally will be a kind of sendoff of castro. tomorrow, his remains will leave
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time. it will then embark on a cross country tour, stopping along the way before arriving at santiago de cuba, the birth place of the revolution. gayle? >> charlie rose in havana, thank you very much. safe travels as you head back to first time home buyers are expected to dominate the housing market. jill schlesinger is in our toyota green room to explain whether it makes more financial sense coming year.air will be nice an it will feel crisp so scarves and hats may come in handy today. .............. those northerly winds will keep it feeling chilly all day. ............. this north wind will stop tonight and those cold temps will settle in with freezing temps between 28 and 32 degees lasting 3 to 6 hours in the valley overnight. ...... cover delicate plants and keep pool motors running. highs in the mid to upper 50s. .......
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is an outgoing outgoing u.s. ambassador made his job fun for an international audience. >> i'm mark philips in copenhagen, denmark, where the u.s. ambassador here has become a bit of an accidental or is it a deliberate tv star? and in this crazy election year, he had a lot of explaining to do.
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i can give you anything reassuring. >> rufus gifford does denmark, diplomacy as showbiz and it works, coming up on "cbs this morning." denmark. diplomacy as showman, and it works. comingp on "cbs this morning." when i have a headache, i don't want to put my life on hold. i've got a big night planned with my friends. and i want to enjoy every moment of it. that's why i use fast-acting excedrin for my headaches.
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you get? >> ten-year. >> well, ten over 30. so 30 in total. >> what? you said ten. >> ten-year fixed. over 30. 30-year total. >> 30 years. >> wow. >> okay. >> wow, you'll be paying this off in your mid-70s. forget about retiring when you're 65. i've got an idea, youw extra bedroom if the girlfriend never happens, that's where the nurse can live. >> really good. that's michael scott from "the office" he learned that becoming a new homeowner can become a little overwhelming. the process is about to get even more competitive. first-time home buyers made up to 35% of home sales in 2016. that's expected to jump to 52%
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good morning. >> good morning. >> let's start with mortgage rates. it was owe traumatic, it was double digits back then. now you said it's raised to 4%. >> it's weird, before the election if you were going to get a 30-year fixed rate mortgage you were paying 3.34%. now up over 4%. >> that's still good. >> 4% is amazing. it really is. but that jump is pretty dramatic. jumped is that the market believes that president-elect trump's policies where you get more spending, more tax cuts, we'll see more growth. so the federal reserve will have to raise rates faster. all interest rates will likely rise as a result. that's why mortgage rates are up. again, it's very low historically, honestly, if you're shopping for a mortgage, it can be hundreds of dollars
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ticking up which they will presumably for a couple years now. >> and people are thinking, wait a minute, should i buy my house right now? wait a second, we're still looking at low mortgage rates and you've got to look at your financial situation. we talk financial planners all the time, what do they say, they say you should be spending up to 30% of your income on housing. housing can be your house or it can mean renting. it'sgh mortgage to keep that housing cost at 30%. but what's really important is, if you are about to buy a house, you got to factor that in. you also have to come up with a down payment. 20%. you can do less but it's safer to do 20%. then you deputy factor in maintenance costs. the boiler can break. >> what's the average for a first-time home buyer age? i just heard more millennials
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>> more millennials are living at home. the average age is still in the low 30s. about 33. if you want to buy a house, be clear. run your numbers. rent first and then buy. if you can stay with your parents, rock on. keep saving. >> but you don't want to date a guy who's still living at home. that's a real issue. the world chess championship in new york has reached a stalema stalemate, ahead see who is ahead after a series of ties. you're watching "cbs this morning." >> announcer: this morning's money is sponsored by rocket mortgage by quicken loans. with the garden patio will be gone. or you could push that button. sfx: rocket launching. cockpit sounds and music crescendo. skip the bank, skip the waiting, and go completely online. get the confidence that comes from a secure, qualified mortgage approval in minutes.
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welcome back to cbs this morning. 94-year-old navy veteran donald straton was on the uss arizona when it was attacked. he's written the first memoir ahead. the stories he never told anyone including his wife. >> wow. plus, america's ambassador to denmark has turned his job as a diplomat into a reality tv show. w international audience. >> you guys love him too. >> great story. right now, time to show you the headlines. the guardian of britain says the great barrier reef is being ravaged by rising water temperatures. more than two-thirds of the shallow water coral died in a 430-mile stretch. it could take 15 years to grow back. the los angeles times
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is pleading not guilty in her body shaming case. they say she secretly photographed a naked 70-year-old woman in the locker room and posted it with a mocking caption on snapchat. time magazine says xenophobia is the word of the year. also fear or dislike of the customs, dress, et cetera of le different than one's self. the search for the word spiked because of the presidential election and britain's brexit vote. "hamilton" hitting a new high. set a new record last week for the most money ever made in a single week by a broadway show. wow. thanksgiving is usually a lucrative time for theater. they also set a record for the
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$998. that's when you know a play is good. they don't even have many of the original cast members. it's so strong and so well done, people still want to see it. >> grand ticket on average. >> that's right. cuba taking a subdued turn after fidel castro's death. many museums are closed, there's a ban on live music and some nightclubs are shuttered. there's also a ban in most alcohol sales. in the netflix series "the crown" queen elizabeth prevents her sister from marrying a divorced man. now a future king is supporting his brother and the woman that he loves. we have the latest on prince harry's romance. >> reporter: good morning. it appears prince william stepped up for his little brother. the palace forwarded us this statement. the duke of cambridge absolutely
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concerning privacy and supports the need for prince harry to support those closest to him. it goes back to a strongly worded statement prince harry made regarding the media's treatment of his new girlfriend which he described as a wave of abuse and harassment. some of this has been very public, this statement reads. the smear on a front page of a national newspaper, racial undertones, outright sexism and and web articles. that soon gave way to stories that william was deeply unhappy at his brother's hot-headed plea. after that, it looks like william just wanted to set the record straight and give something of a royal seal of approval for harry's girlfriend. >> charlie, thank you very much. next week, marks 75 years since the japanese attack on pearl harbor. now comes the first memoir of
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arizona. donald writes about being on the battle ship when it sank. >> reporter: the battleship arizona graces the back of donald straton's classic truck. he points out the anti aircraft gun -- >> right there. >> reporter: -- where as a 19-year-old he fought the japanese sneak attack on december 7th, 1941. >> american naval power in the pacific has been paralyzed. >> some of the pilots waved at us and smiled. >> reporter: they were waving at you while shooting at you? >> that's right. >> reporter: the arizona was one unrelenting japanese air strikes. >> a single lucky hit was
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>> it was a fire ball about six or 800 feet in the air. that just unguengulfed us. >> i was burnt over like 60% of my body. >> reporter: randy is don's son. >> some of his scars you can see, some you'll kancan't. any noise to this day, he jumps through the ceiling bec that bomb going off. >> the massive control tower began to keel over. >> reporter: for 75 years, stratton said little about how he survived. but he has finally written a memoir, "all the gallant men." it reveals things his wife had never heard. >> when i read the book, i cried.
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anything about what happened. >> reporter: of the explosion, he writes, the flames found us, burning off our clothes, our hair, our skin. men stumbled around on the deck like human torches, each collapsing into a flaming pile of flesh. how do you go on fighting or trying to survive with that amount of pain? >> it's just self-preservation. i just pulled the skin off arms and threw it down because it was in the way. >> reporter: you pulled the skin off your arms? >> it was just hanging down there. >> reporter: using badly burned hands, he somehow pulled himself along a rope about 80 feet to safety to another ship. >> oh, yeah, they were still bombing and everything, yeah. >> reporter: recovery meant
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surgeri surgeries. did you think you were going to make it? >> i don't think it ever entered my mind that i wouldn't. >> reporter: and he wouldn't be kept away from the fight. a year after pearl harbor, he reenlisted and fought in the pacific. did you think you had a score to settle? >> we had a job to do. >> reporter: over the years, he has returned again and again to the arizona memorial. >> it's very sad. i lost so many shipmates that day. it's like losing them all over again. >> reporter: on the 60th anniversary japanese pilots who attacked pearl harbor came in peace. have you managed to forgive japan? >> let's put it this way, 1,167 men out there on that arizona wouldn't, so i'm not going to do it. >> reporter: next week on the 75th anniversary, he'll return
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great grandchildren. >> knowing that probably it will be the last time, and that's hard. >> reporter: but the family vows never to forget, like grandfather nickie, each wears a lockette holding a fragment of the uss arizona. >> the arizona is in our blood. quite literally in our blood. >> reporter: for most who visit now, this sacred place is part distant at all for donald, stratton. i had lost a part of myself in the ruins of that ship and a big part of my family in the men that died there. for cbs this morning. john blackstone, colorado springs. >> oh, my. this is the most incredible story. >> it is.
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to describe mr. stratton and his people. >> he's one of only five survivors of the uss arizona still alive today. he also holds the distinction of having served in both the first and last battles of world war ii. >> i love that his wife and he are together and she's even learning something. what a blessing for us he's sharing the story of us. >> gallant man indeed. >> thank you for that great story. >> yeah, for writing that. >> that's right. >> what began as a show for foreign policy geeks has become an international sensation. how the u.s. ambassador to denmark went fromair will be ni it will feel crisp so scarves and hats may come in handy today. .............. those northerly winds will keep it feeling chilly all day. ............. this north wind will stop tonight and those cold temps
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? you're going to love this story. the life of an american diplomat over seas might not seem glamorous, but rufus gifford is no ordinary envoy. we went to co-pen haguen to find out how he became a reality tv star seen around the world. >> reporter: in the last months
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some tough questions. >> it's a frightening thought for millions of people in the world that donald trump could be elected and thus have his fingers near the nuclear launch buttons were. >> reporter: if there's one thing he's been, it's candid. >> on this one, i'm not certain i can give you anything reassuring. >> reporter: a former obama fundraiser and political appointee as ambassador to denmark wi haguen soon. he's been a tv star. >> thank you. >> reporter: this is the catchly entitled, i am the ambassador from america. >> i have the best job in the world. and the only way you can really explain it to people is by living it. >> this is just your average wednesday. >> reporter: it was supposed to be a behind the scenes look at
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audience of foreign policy geeks. >> we thought if we were lucky, we might have 50,000 danes tune in. >> reporter: but the audience of danes, hundreds of thousands of them, rolled in like copenhagen at rush hour. the numbers shocked the producer. >> he looks like a hollywood star. perfect smile, good-looking, smart, and so on. >> repor central casting office. >> yeah. >> reporter: and with an appealing central character, all the show needed was a plot twist. enter rufus' partner steven. >> should be home by 7:00. >> getting nervous? >> i feel good. i really do. i think it's just a matter of getting -- >> reporter: what they wanted and maybe what the show needed
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how about a good old new fashionened wedding. >> i'm not sure i'm going to go through with this. >> that makes two of us. >> reporter: it did go ahead. a happy day, a show biz hit and a political statement. >> i therefore proclaim that you are legally married. congratulati congratulations. [ cheers and applause ] >> and there was an diplomacy there, or politics. >> reporter: what were you trying to prove? >> we were in the same place in copenhagen city hall where the first same-sex unions in the world took place. >> reporter: as a diplomatic and pr exercise, it all works. where couldn't it work?
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europe, in russia. >> reporter: because of attitudes to gayness? >> mostly, yeah. >> reporter: but it's worked so well in denmark, the show has been picked up by netflix. you never know what sells on tv. >> that is true. yes, indeed. >> reporter: the ambassador turned accidental tv star is going global and looking for a new job. mark phillips in copenhagen. something tells me he won't have any trouble getting a new job. i love the whole sentiment behind the story and how it started. >> i agree. >> good looking and very smart. >> how about mark phillips with that goatee. >> i was wondering if he was part of november. >> looking good, mark. >> always. when you're in love, anywhere in the right place to show it.
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celebrating in the middle of a traffic jam. good story. you're watching cbs this morning. jam. good story. you're watching "cbs this morning."
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? here's to the happy couple. to the bride, to the bride, to the groom, to the groom. they had their first dance as husband and wife in the middle of highway that's outside dayton. there was an accident that shut down the highway on saturday blocking the way to the wedding reception for more than an hour. so they decided to celebrate right there on the spot. they were dancing to "when you say nothing at all." very, very pretty song. they're off to a good start, those two. >> beautifully done. congratulations. that does it for us.
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year old girl ... will be sentenced in just a few minutes. demetrius black shot and killed young betty pinkney at a party back in 2012. he was arrested more than a year after the girl's s death when police tracked down a gun that was stolen from the son of a clark county marshall just weeks before the shooting. black is due before a judge at 9 am./// ((brian loftus)) a protest for strip about 90 minutes ago. it began at 6 am this morning .. about 100 workers were out there-- everything ranging from fast food employees .. to uber drivers .. to child care workers. they want the minimum wage to increase to 15 dollars per hour .. as well as union rights. protesters say the increase would help not just them .. but tax payers, as well: ((rev. harold carnes/works at five guys "if most of the fast food workers got 15 dollars an hour, we would be off public assistance. that would lower that right there... no longer would we be having to be depending on the public to
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shouldn't have that many workers on it.")) ((brian loftus)) >> there will also be a march at 5 this afternoon .. starting at the carl's junior at 5 this afternoon .. starting at the carl's junior near the stratosphere .. to the mcdonalds on paradise near sahara./// ((brian loftus)) the hard rock hotel unveiled the first phase of its 13- milllion dollar remodel of its original casino tower. they vamped up its nearly 600 rooms... and are now working on updating last year, the property did away with its center bar and replaced it with a new one .. they're also in the midst of renovating their convention center.... and just announced the closure of the hard rock cafe in front of the hotel. the hard rock hotel opened near the strip more than 21 years ago.///
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ready to freeze. ............. we'll have some nice sunshine today... and the air will be nice and clean, but it will feel crisp so scarves and hats may come in handy today. .............. those northerly winds will keep it feeling chilly all day. ............. this north wind will stop tonight in with freezing temps between 28 and 32 degees lasting 3 to 6 hours in the valley overnight. ...... cover delicate plants and keep pool motors running. highs in the 50s today and staying extra cool through the week until later in the weekend.
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