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interesting two hours. so glad you could join us. that is it for us this evening. see you back here tomorrow night. 10:00 p.m. eastern here on cnn. baltimore on edge this morning. protesters in the street after a mistrial for one of the police officers charged in freddie gray's death. republicans running for president back on the campaign trail and feuds are forming after the tuesday debate. what the candidates are saying. new information about the san bernardino shooters. what the fbi is now revealing about the terrorists. good morning. welcome to "early start." i'm cristina alesci. >> i'm boris sanchez. it is 4:00 a.m. on the east coast. the defense and prosecutor are meeting in the baltimore courtroom to discuss setting a
new trial date. that is after the judge set a mistrial in the first prosecution of the police officer in the death of freddie gray. we have cnn's miguel marquez with more. >> reporter: there was a gasp in the courtroom when the judge announced the jury was deadlocked on all four charges. there was an expectation william porter would be found guilty on some of the charges. the family of freddie gray is expecting spec speaking to cnn. the father saying he thanked the jury for the work and asked the citizens of baltimore to stay calm. >> we are hopeful officer porter will be retried and the next jury will reach a verdict. we ask the public to remain calm
and patient. we are confident there will be another trial. we are calm. you should be calm. >> reporter: in large part, that's just what they did after the non verdict was announced. there were a few dozen protesters outside the courthouse. they marched to city hall and police headquarters. the large numbers of police not in riot gear, but in force. there were a couple of dust-ups along the way. two were arrested. in large part, peaceful, boisterous, but not a problem for the city to face. the question now is what next for officer porter? the prosecution would like to retry the case, but it is not soon how that will move forward. the judge will hold a meeting tomorrow to talk about scheduling to see how this moves forward. we will see a lot of lawyer
strategy and tactics before they move forward. not with the porter case, but with the five others they want to get done here. cristina. >> thank you for that reporting, miguel. on to politics, donald trump returning to the campaign trail after the republican debate. for the most part, returning to form. he showed a touch of what may be called humility on the jimmy kimmel show. >> i have been divisive in the sense i have been hitting people a bit hard. >> a little bit? >> earlier at a rally in front of thousands of the airport hangar in mesa, arizona, it was true and tried trump. he spoke off the cuff and hopscotched on topics of immigration and media and rivals for the republican nomination.
cnn's jeff zeleny was there. he has more. >> reporter: boris and cristina, donald trump riding high after the debate this week. he talked about how good of a job he did. he bragged to his supporters, no surprise. he rallied supporters in arizona and he still seemed to be focused on jeb bush, the former florida governor. he spent a bit of time talking about governor bush. >> last night, so i had jeb come at me. you know, low energy. i'm standing there and all of a sudden, i hear donald trump -- just like. he said it just the way his pollster told him to say it. then i hit back very, very hard, but, look, we need strong people. we need sharp people. >> reporter: when donald trump says we need strong people, he
is talking about him. his key selling point is he is the strongest republican candidate in the field. he is the one who will protect you and protect america. that will be going on into the weekend as candidates do the final round of campaigning before the holidays. donald trump is going to iowa. ted cruz has been gaining ground on him in iowa. donald trump is still playing the role of the frontrunner. with less than six weeks to go before the voting begins, he remains on top. boris and cristina. >> donald trump never one to hold back. the other rivalry is marco rubio and ted cruz. heating up on the campaign trail. rubio on a swing through iowa. ted cruz launching a multistate swing with rallies in nevada and minnesota. with cruz's profile rising, he is now coming in second in many polls. that means he is dodging more
arrows from candidates in the back. cnn's sunlen serfaty zeroing in on the rivalry on the trail with cruz in los angeles. >> reporter: good morning, cristina and boris. the clash and front that is opened up from marco rubio and ted cruz is spilled out from the debate stage to the campaign trail. i asked senator cruz about his laser focus on marco rubio. the battle that has been brewing for some time. if that is an indication he is nervous about rubio's rise. he said i'm not nervous. rubio's nervous. >> their only hope is to try to launch false attacks and that is something they have been doing. >> reporter: trying to create momentum after the debate, ted cruz will kickoff today his 12-city 12-state week long barn
storm. he will not be in iowa or new hampshire. he will hit all super tuesday states. the states vote in march. trying to set the tone and invest in a longer campaign. cristina and boris. terrorism and its most recent victims on president obama's schedule for the week. the president will visit the national counter terrorism center in virginia for a holiday briefing and then he travels to san bernardino, california where he meets privately tomorrow with the grieving family members from the december 2nd shooting. the national terrorism advisory system has been a activated for the first time. the public being warned. the advisory remains in effect for six months. the homeland security secretary jeh johnson is concerned about another attack like san bernardino or paris. the state department is not aware of any specific threat.
we have some breaking news overnight. defense secretary ash carter who was caught using a personal e-mail account to conduct official pentagon business during the first few months on the job. the white house contacted the defense department and made questions of carter's e-mail practices. the defense secretary quote made a mistake and has stopped using the account. lawmakers begin voting on an $1.1 trillion spending plan along with a $629 billion tax cut package pushed by republicans. democrats are getting their way on the spending plan. largely degree of the riders republicans wanted. blocking immigration and gun control. in change, republicans get a tax credit favored by corporations and a two-year delay for obamacare taxes. and it is a great day for
stocks around the world thanks to the federal reserve. european and asian stocks higher this morning. u.s. stock futures are pointing up, too. after the federal reserve hiked interest rates in a decade. the emergency is over. the economy looks strong. yesterday, stocks rallied on the news. the dow gained 224. the banks are charging more to borrow money, but not pay more on deposits for that money. that's a nice business to be in. a small increase for the fed, but something to build on. >> were the warning signs missed in the san bernardino attack? what we learned about the shooters and when they radicalized next.
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2013. before they met physically. the fbi director insists there were no warning signs missed. we get more from cnn's paul vercammen in san bernardino. >> reporter: james comey said syed rizwan farook and tashfeen malik were showing signs to martrydom. it was difficult to see the threat of isis because of encryption or hidden messages. he said there were no signs or direct links with the san bernardino couple and overseas terrorist organizations. >> we still see in san bernardino, no indication of direct contact with foreign terrorist organization and obviously that would include any direction from foreign terrorist organizati organization. we still have not seen evidence, but we are looking for it, that they are part of an organized
cell or there were other parts to this plan. >> reporter: comey added no signs or no indications that the san bernardino couple tripped any wires or came across any of the fbi's screens. he left everyone in the united states with a thought. if you come across something, tell us. don't let these savages get what they want. boris, cristina. >> illustrates how hard it is to find these attacks. a teenager found guilty of raping and murdering his high school math teacher. the defense lawyers argued that chism was in the throes of mental illness raping and stabbing her and dragging her into the woods. now chicago police officer
jason van dyke has been formally indicted in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old laquan mcdonald. the grand jury returning the indictment on six murder charges and official free on bond, but due back in court tomorrow. later today, rahm emanuel meets with the justice department officials over the city's police department investigation. the obama administration calling on the supreme court to stay out of the skurmish with the colorado marijuana law. the suit claims pot from the rocky mountain state is violating the state laws by trickling across the borders. an opinion by the justices would go beyond the court's decision. i'm confused. the dramatic temperature swings. let's get to meteorologist pedram javaheri.
>> good morning, boris and cristina. the bottom drops out and we warm back up. look at this. as far as the first two weeks of the month of december. nearly 2,000 record high temperatures across country and 2,800 record warm lows. the cold air stop saturday evening. it will be seasonal across the great lakes and northeast. it is not an unusual amount of cold, but short lived. we rebound and go above normal in the 20s and 30s across the portions of the western great lakes and western plains. back to the east at 52 degrees. washington at 48. showers coming in. the heaviest confined to alabama, georgia and carolinas. the highs from 79 in charleston to the upper 50s in new york city. boston makes it up to 51 degrees. i want to jump ahead to next
week. christmas eve into christmas day. temperatures once again 25 degrees above what is considered normal. what does that look like for you, new york city? the bottom drops out. we go back up to 65 degrees on the 23rd of december. take care. >> unseasonably warm. i was walking my dog in sandals yesterday. probably not getting a white christmas. i'm all right with that. switching gears. russia and the u.s. finding common ground on the fight against isis in syria. is it enough to damage the terror network? we're live next.
the united states and russia joining forces to hit isis where it hurts the most. in their wallet. the two super powers will pressure the u.n. to enforce stricter measures cutting off the terror group's funding. and russia will seek the future of syria and the future of bashar al assad. let's bring in cnn's nic robertson live from london. good morning, nic. we know isis gets the funding from oil sales, illicitly. many say those sales are going to turkey or assad itself. anything to address that? >> reporter: turkey says it is denying buying oil from isis and assad denies the same as well. the measure from the united
nations meeting headed by the u.s. treasury secretary, which in and of itself is new and unusual step for the u.n. to do business this way, will aim to put pressure on the u.n.'s member states. that would be turkey as well, included there. if they didn't do enough to close down on isis funding, that would be oil and any other way, helping close down borders as well. this will put pressure on the u.n.'s member states to share better intelligence about isis. a lot of pressures there. oil and the money that keeps isis going and funding and buying weapons and keeping it active on the front lines. that is the main target. what can the u.n. do here? it can introduce what is known as chapter 7 in the language of what is agreed here which would allow the u.n. to punish member states if they weren't doing enough to tackle isis funding or
close down its borders with syria or tackle it in any other country. it is not just syria. libya and yemen and anywhere isis is popping up. this is why you go to the u.n. and get all of the nation there is who are members of the u.n. and you can get leverage and pressure to do more. >> nic, right now, vladimir putin addressing the people, in the state of the union, so to speak, on foreign policy. what are you expecting out of his speech? >> reporter: we are expecting the topics of syria fighting isis could come up. ukraine and turkey. right now, vladimir putin is riding high in the polls. not at his peak, but high because he is a robust performance against isis and against terrorists as he describes them inside syria. but it is the economy that he took the first question on today and unusually for putin, he did
not start off with a big anti-western tirade that the united states and others are the root of the problems for russia right now. he did not give his analysis. the first was a question. the same address that the economy could be in trouble for a couple of years. this time he was asked the position. he said russia's based budget predictions on oil last year at $100 a barrel. this year, it is now based at oil on $50 a barrel. he said we have to make changes. we are doing better on agriculture. he said production in some of the factories has gone up in recent months. the economy is the key to vladimir putin's popularity in a large part. vladimir putin's popularity is key to him staying in power. that is what makes him happy. this is why he's addressing this issue head on. we can expect him to be a little more toned down this year in
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protests erupt in baltimore a hung jury for the first police officer to face the trial in the death of freddie gray. and is donald trump becoming a nice guy? why the frontrunner in the race for president says it sometime to come together. and information on the terror attack in california. inside their relationship. welcome back to "early start." i'm boris sanchez. >> and i'm cristina alesci. lawyers for the william porter case are setting a meeting after the declaration of a mistrial in connection with gray's death. cnn's miguel marquez is in baltimore for us with the latest. >> reporter: cristina, boris, n
audible gasp when the judge announced the jury was deadlocked on all four charges against william porter. an expectation of guilty of some charges. the family of freddie gray speaking to cnn. his mother was upset that the jury was unable to come up with a verdict. the father saying, stepfather saying, he thanked the jury for its work and asked the citizens to stay calm. >> we hope officer porter will be tried as early as possible. we ask the public to remain calm and patient. we are confident there will be another trial with a different jury. we are calm. you should be calm. >> reporter: in large part, that is just what they did. after the non verdict was
announced. there were a few dozen protesters outside the courthouse here. they marched to city hall and police headquarters. very large numbers of police met them. those police in force, not in riot gear. two were arrested in dust-ups along the way. in large part, peaceful and boisterous, but not a huge problem for the city to face. the question now is what next for officer william porter. the prosecution would like to retry the case, but it is not clear how soon that would move forward. the judge will hold a meeting tomorrow among the parties to talk about scheduling to see how this moves forward. clearly in the days ahead, we will see a lot of lawyer strategy before they move forward. not just with the porter case, but the five others that they want to get done here. cristina, boris. >> this could spell trouble for
the prosecution. to politics. donald trump returning to the campaign trail after the republican debate. and returning to form. he showed a touch of what some call humility on the jimmy kimmel show. >> you were making a concerted effort to be nicer to your fellow candidates. >> true. >> you said nice things. you said jeb bush is a nice guy. huckabee, good guy. ben carson was a fine man. ted cruz, you said over the weekend he acts like a maniac and then you thought he had a wonderful temperament. was that intentional? >> i would like to see the republican party come together and i have been a little bit divisive in the sense i have been hitting people a little bit hard. >> a little bit? >> we have to come together and get this thing done. i'm having a great time. >> just a touch divisive.
earlier in mesa, arizona, at an airport hangar. boasting about his huge poll numbers. speaking off the cuff. he hop scotched on immigration and other topics. we have jeff zeleny with more. >> reporter: he talked about how good a job he did. he bragged to supporters. as he rallied supporters in arizona, he still seems to be focused on the former florida governor jeb bush. he spent a bit of time talking about governor bush. let's take a listen. >> last night, i had jeb come at me. you know, low energy. i'm standing there and all of a sudden i hear donald trump.
just like -- he said it just the way his pollster told him to say it. and then i hit back very, very hard, but look, we need strong people. we need sharp people. >> reporter: when donald trump says we need strong people, he is talking about him. his key selling point is he is the strongest republican candidate in the field. he is the one who will protect you and protect america. that conversation is going to be going into the weekend here as candidates do the final round of campaigning before the holidays. donald trump is heading to iowa trying to get back in the game. ted cruz has been gaining ground on him. donald trump is playing the role of frontrunner. with less than six weeks to go before the voting begins, he is on top of that debate. it is everyone against him. boris and cristina. >> the other debate with marco
rubio and ted cruz heating up on the campaign trail today. rubio on the swing through iowa and ted cruz launching a week long multistate swing with rallies in nevada and minnesota. with cruz's profile rising on the right wing of the gop. he is now coming in second in many polls. that means he is dodging more arrows from candidates behind him in the pack. many of them aimed by rubio. cnn's sunlen serfaty zeroing in on that rivalry on the trail in l.a. with cruz. >> reporter: good morning, cristina and boris. this clash, this front that has been opened up with marco rubio and ted cruz. i asked cruz about his new laser focus on marco rubio. the battle that has been set up and brewing for some time. if that is an indication that he is a little nervous about rubio's rise. he said i'm not nervous. he said rubio's nervous.
>> i think rubio's campaign understands if conservatives continue to unite. they don't have a path to victory. their own hope is to launch false attacks. that is something they have been doing more and more. >> reporter: trying to create momentum, ted cruz will kickoff his 12-city 12-state week long barn storming tour. he will hit all super tuesday states. the states vote in march. trying to set the tone and invest in a longer campaign. boris. >> no love lost. thank you. terrorism and the most recent victims on the president's schedule the rest of the week. the president will visit the national counter terrorism center in virginia this morning. he then heads to san bernardino, california where he will meet with grieving family members from the december 2nd shooting. the nation's new terrorism
advisory system has been activated for the first time. the public warned of self radicalized without notice. this remains in effect for six months or until events warrant a change. homeland secretary jeh johnson is worried about another attack like paris or san bernardino although the department is aware of no specific threat. breaking overnight. ash carter caught using a personal e-mail account while conducting official business on the job. that is according to "the new york times." the white house questioned carter's e-mail practices in a written statement released yesterday. a spokesperson said the defense secretary made a mistake and stopped using the account. the new york times says it is not clear when he stopped using that account. lawmakers begin voting on an $1.1 trillion spending plan
along with a $629 billion tax cut package. the democrats are getting their way. largely free of the policy riders that republicans wanted. blocking president obama on immigration and global warming and gun control. in exchange, the republicans gets a tax credit favored by big corporations and two-year delay on obamacare taxes that are scheduled to kick in. who benefits from the big tax deal? parents, students, low income families and if the plan passes, first the child tax credit helps offset the cost of raising children. parents can be refunded 15% of earned income above $3,000. that makes that low threshold permanent. a more generous tuition tax credit. let's filers claim $2,500 a year. and higher refunds for lower income families.
this makes a more generous provision designed to make work permanent. european and asian shares soaring this is after the federal reserve raising interest rates in a decade. we will see what happens from here. the san bernardino shooters lone wolves or did they have direct ties to isis? what the fbi is revealing next.
we have new details about the radicalization of the san bernardino shooters. the fbi says tashfeen malik and syed rizwan farook communicated with each other online about the commitment to jihad in 2013. that is before they ever physically met. the fbi director says there were no warning signs missed. we have more from paul vercammen in san bernardino. >> reporter: years before the attack, tashfeen malik and syed rizwan farook were showing signs of commitment to jihad and martrydom.
the messages were private. many times it was difficult to see the threat of isis because of encryption. he said there were no signs or indications or links with the san bernardino couple and overseas terrorist organizations. >> we still see in san bernardino no indication of direct contact with foreign terrorist organization and obviously that includes direction from foreign terrorist organization. we still have no seen evidence, although we are constantly looking for it, they are part of an organized cell of some sort or there were other parts to this plan. >> reporter: comey added there were no signs or indications that the san bernardino couple tripped any wires or came across any of the fbi's screens. he left everyone in the united states with a thought. he said if you come across something, tell us. don't let these savages get what
they want. boris. cristina. a massachusetts teenager found guilty of raping and murdering his math teacher. a jury took nine hours to convict 16 hours to convict phillip chism. his lawyer says he was in the throes of mental illness when he raped and stabbed her and dragged her in the woods. chicago police officer jason van dyke is formally indicted in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old laquan mcdonald. the grand jury returning the indictment on the six murder charges. van dyke is free on bond and due back in court tomorrow. later today, mayor rahm emanuel is meeting with the justice department. the obama administration calling on the supreme court to stay out of the skurmish of the
colorado marijuana law. asking to throw out a lawsuit filed by oklahoma and nebraska. the suit claims legal pot from the rocky mountain state is violati violating federal interstate commerce laws by trickling across the borders. the administration says it would go beyond the court's jurisdiction. some of the weather in the rocky mountain state not making the way to the east coast. we have swings on the forecast. let's get to meteorologist pedram javaheri. >> cristina and boris, good morning. i must keep those handy. the trend is going to be a dramatic shift back to where we have been in recent days. you notice the mild temperatures in the low 50s in new york. virginia beach in the low 60s. that is what we are looking toward with the hint of winter in the next couple of days. the 20s and 30s locked in place. the temperature trends here
thursday into friday. locks in place on saturday as well. high temperatures struggle to climb out of the 40s in new york city. short lived. this will be back to where we have been by sunday and monday. you know it is trending again in new york. dropping off in the low 40s which may feel cold on saturday. that is where you should be for this time of year. the highs today, again, making it to the upper 50s here. jackson, mississippi, 60 degrees. i love hearing this when you see the temperature trend in new york city in late december comparable to jackson, mississippi. that is really set to return for christmas week. you look at next wednesday and thursday for christmas eve. temperatures as much as 25 degrees above normal. this sort of pattern, guys, into the united states in july and august. we are talking about 90s and 100s possible. we have set nearly 2,000 record high temperatures in december with 3,000 record warm overnight low temperatures. it is sticking around.
guys. my big down jacket is still happily in the closet. it is not coming out for a while. >> 2,000 new highs. >> big oil is set to get a big win in congress. why the u.s. could start exporting oil for the first time in 40 years. next. righ en you feel a cold sore, abreva can heal it in as few as two and a half days when used at the first sign. without it the virus spreads from cell to cell. only abreva penetrates deep and starts to work immediately to block the virus and protect healthy cells. you could heal your cold sore, fast, as fast as two and a half days when used at the first sign. learn how abreva starts to work immediately at abreva.com don't tough it out, knock it out, fast. with abreva.
the united states and russia joining forces to hit isis where it hits the most. in the bank account. the two super powers will pressure the u.n. to enforce stricter measures cutting off the terror group's funding. let's bring in cnn's nic robertson. he is tracking the latest developments from london. just how is the u.s. going to work with russia to potentially shutdown isis funding? >> reporter: they hope to get a stronger agreement with the u.n. why go to the u.n.? because the united nations can really put pressure directly by raising whatever agreement it makes on tackling isis' funding and tackling isis. it can put a chapter 7 line in the language, if you will. what that allows the u.n. to do is then sanction countries that
don't cut down on isis' terror funding and the way it is making its money from oil. cut down on stopping fighters getting into syria for example. this is more wide ranging than syria. this is tackling isis in syria and yemen and libya. wherever it is growing. the united states and russia agreed to do this together. it makes it more powerful. the u.s. secretary treasury will address the united nations security council. go to the top to get the additional pressure. t the idea is not just cutting off funding, but closing borders. this potentially can be a powerful tool that will be used against isis in the future. this is about the economic part rather than the containing isis rather than military part.
that will come later. >> vladimir putin is addressing the russian public on foreign policy. what has he said about the u.s.? >> reporter: he was just asked the question about the meeting with secretary kerry in moscow within the last two days. he said and this also addresses what is happening at the u.n. today, but will also address what's happening. sergei lavrov coming to the united states on friday to tackle the syria issue. he said russia supports the united states and president obama's initiative to bring peace to syria. he laid out what we heard before. part of what is important here, you have vladimir putin, who is used to getting up on the stage and bad mouthing, if you will, the united states and actions in the middle east. here he supports president obama and supports the united states and supports secretary kerry. the agenda he is laying out for
syria is the draft of constitution, an agree mechanism for elections and have the elections and have all of the parties address the grievances. he was asked the tough question what about bashar al assad? he gave it the answer he has given in the past. he said it is up to the syrian people to decide on the future of the leadership. of course, how long until those elections and assad has as a leeway, these are the questions between kerry and [ laughterlaugvrov on friday. we are not hearing a break through, but support for the united states. previous to that question, putin was asked about turkey shooting down a russian jet. he was given an opportunity there by one of the turkish journalists to blame the united states for this. he stepped around that. he didn't fall into the sort of trap, if you will, the language
he used in the past, cristina. >> holding back on the u.s. thank you for your reporting, nic. the u.s. and russia, of course, focusing on the grinding civil war in syria. talks are continuing here in new york as the russian military continues air strikes across syria. senior correspondent matthew chance is with a senior air base with more. matthew. >> reporter: we gained the access to russia's huge air base in syria. it means we are able to see close up how hard russia is pressing its air war in the country. the atmosphere is tense and it is a real military operation. we are under tight security. the air is thick with the smell of jet fuel. the base reverberates with jets.
russian defense opfficials carried out dozens of strikes killing more than 300 militants and including isis fighting the syrian government. this is a fight russia believes it is winning. one explained to me earlier, the area controlled by rebels in syria, has expanded massively. in the three months since russia has been waging its air war, rebels have decreased. russians believe they are getting the upper hand. matthew chance, cnn, at the air base in western syria. let's get an early start on your money. it is a great morning for stocks around the globe. european and asian shares are soaring. u.s. stock futures are pointing up after the federal reserve
hiked interest rates for the first time in a decade. the increase is small, but significance is huge. a vote of confidence in the american economy. investors cheered the news yesterday. the dow closed up 224 points. now america could soon export oil for the first time in 40 years. it's part of the $1.1 trillion spending plan in congress. the oil export ban was signed back in 1975 in response to an oil scarce and soaring prices. now the world has too much oil. keeping it at home no longer makes sense. crude oil prices are $35 a barrel this morning. the plunge has devastated the energy sector and brought gas prices close to $2 a gallon nationwide. that is great for the consumer. >> the u.s. not shy taking on opec. >> exactly. >> "early start" continues now.
baltimore on edge this morning. protesters are in the streets after a mistrial for one of the police officers charged in the death of freddie gray. republicans back on the campaign trail. the feuds forming after tuesday's debate. what the candidates are saying this morning. new information about the san bernardino shooters. what the fbi is now revealing about the terrorists. good morning. welcome to "early start." i'm boris sanchez. >> i'm cristina alesci. it is 5:00 a.m. in the east. prosecutors are meeting in a baltimore courtroom to discuss setting a new trial date after the judge declared a mistrial in the first prosecution of a police officer in connection with the death of freddie gray. cnn's miguel marquez is in baltimore for us