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food and medicine. but the syrian government has answered with silence. russia talks about opening humanitarian corridors but, so far, that's all it is -- talk. the government's five-month siege has left food and medical supplies dangerously low. hospitals have been blown to pieces. as the rebel territory shrinks under the advance of the syrian military, desperate civilians make one last run for safety. omar spent six hours trying to escape. my son and i had no choice but to leave, she said. even if we have to walk all the way. as miserable as it is for those who made it out to safety, it's far worse for those who stayed behind. we can tell you since we arrived in aleppo, the sound of shelling has not let up. debora patta, cbs news, aleppo. vice president joe biden is in colombia. he met with colombian president
wrapped up four years of peace negotiations with farc, colombia's biggest leftist rebel group. the deal end 50 years of war that left 200,000 people dead. bolivia suspended license of the airline that owned the plane that crashed in colombia earlier this week. the plane went down after it apparently ran out of fuel. 71 people were killed, including most members of a brazilian soccer team. >> a group of military veterans say they planto join the protests against the dakota access oil pipeline. hundreds have been protesting the four-state pipeline in north dakota. the veterans say they plan to arrive at the main protest camp site on sunday. the north dakota veterans coordinating counsel has asked them to stay away because it will create more tension and burden law enforcement. coming up on the "morning news." astronaut rescue. an updated on buzz aldrin, after he is evacuated from antarctica.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. >> 5-4-3-2-1! hey! merry christmas, everybody. >> president obama flips the switch to light the national christmas tree for the last time. the blue colorado spruce is steps from the white house. president coolidge started the tradition in 1923. on the cbs "moneywatch" now. carnival cruises pays a record fine for polluting. and self-tying sneakers become a reality, just in time for the holidays. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> reporter: good morning. investors are watching today's
analysts expect that employers added another 174,000 jobs last month, leaving the unemployment rate at 4.9%. yesterday, tech stocks plunged but big gains in banking and oil stocks and that pulled the dow to another record high. the dow gained 68 points, the s&p dropped 7, the nasdaq lost 72 points. u.s. auto sales surged. november sales up 3.7% thanks in part to steep discounts. there is one month to go in the year, of course, the industry has a chance to match or exceed last year's sales of more than 17 million vehicles. starbucks chairman howard schultz is stepping down as ceo. he joined starbucks morethan 30 years ago and transformed the coffee chain into a global brand. schultz will become executive chairman in april, focusing on innovation and social impact activitis. starbucks new chief executive will be kevin johnson. he was named president and chief operating officer last year.
lines will pay a $40 million fine for ocean polluting. the penalty is the largest ever of its kind. carnival pleaded guilty to seven federal pollution charges. one case involved a ship that diverted oily waste into the water. and if you're interested in buying nike's self-tying sneakers, you have to go to their app. a pair of the hyperadapt sneakers will set you back about $720. the marketing move is nike's retailers and nike wants to double its direct sales to consumers to 16 billion by 2020. the sneakers are available at nike's store in new york city. >> what i'm going to say for $720 it better tie itself up and run around the block a few times. >> you could get a delorean for that. >> it's a possibly but i don't think they make them any more.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. lebron james promised championship in more than half a century and he did it by leading the cavaliers on an unprecedented comeback so it's pretty hard to deny he is the sports person of the year. it's the second time he has won the honor from "sports illustrated." a comeback after different sort on a bahamas golf course.
he slumped after a strong start and finished 1 over par. the 40-year-old woods has been plagued by injuries after dominating the sport for 15 years. and tourists are now seeing a wonder of the world in a whole new light. michelle miller shows us how colorful new bulbs are enhancing niagara falls. >> reporter: by day, the view is majestic. water cascading nearly 200 feet between the u.s. and canada. but at night, it's illuminated. a dazzling rainbow of colors. the canadian side light up the american falls for nearly half a mile away. thanks to a 4 million dollar renovation, they will be even brighter. >> it's a new era in niagara falls history. >> reporter: mark thomas is chairman of the niagara falls illumination board. >> we are illuminating all of the dark spots so you can see the whole rim of the falls and the whole curtain of the falls and we are going to add a whole host of colors that you couldn't get before with our new technology. >> reporter: i mean, aren't lights just life? >> yeah, except when you put lights on these falls, they dazzle.
the falls started in 1860 so celebrate the prince of wales visit to canada. by 1925, the light show became a nightly spectacle. the lights, themselves, were even an attraction. today, some 20 million people are drawn to them. >> yes, they are going to be bright. >> reporter: ed helped with the new 1,400 l.e.d. lighting makeover and boosting the colors up to 14 times brighter. are they also more energy efficient? >> absolutely. up to 85% energy savings as we do the colors. >> reporter: when the lights came on, visitors on the canadian side got the full view. how big of a difference is it? >> oh, i love the blue. the blue is beautiful, the color. >> reporter: it's hard to beat natural beauty, but nothing wrong with adding a little color. michelle miller, cbs news, on the canadian side of niagara falls. >> it's certainly beautiful now but wait until it freezes over. it's probably going to be magical.
well, the oldest known survivor of the attack on pearl harbor will return to hawaii this weekend to commemorate its 75th anniversary. at 104 years old, this may be his last trip back. danielle nottingham reports. >> reporter: as the first bombs fell on the "uss arizona" in pearl hab harbor, then seaman ray chavez had just finished a shift sweeping for mines. he ran over to help. >> our ships were smoking. black smoke because japanese had torpedoed and bombed. >> reporter: more than 2,400 americans died that day. at 104 years old, chavez is known as the oldest living survivor of the attack. the veteran didn't talk about
later. >> because i still -- all of the men that were lost and all of the ships that were sunk. >> reporter: today, chavez has not lost his fighting spirit. three years ago, at 101 years old, he started coming to this gym. >> very good, ray. >> reporter: chavez weighed just 93 pounds, and after six months of working out with his trainer shawn thompson, he gained 20 pound of muscle. >> stretches me and pulled me and turns me around. and, oh, my gosh, it's great. >> reporter: chavez's determination inspired the gym and local rotary club to raise $13,000 to send chavez, his daughter, and thompson to hawaii to attend the pearl harbor 75th anniversary ceremonies on wednesday. >> i'm very proud to serve and help. and quite a few people have told me that i inspire them. >> reporter: chavez knows this may be his last trip back and he
a laou. the death toll from the wildfires in tennessee stand at 11. more than 700 homes or buildings have been damaged or destroyed. and the search for those listed as missing is expected to be completed today. president-elect donald trump kicked off his thank you tour last night in cincinnati, but his first major public appearance since the election sounded like one of his campaign rallies. the mocked the press and he taunted protesters. mr. trump announced he'll name retired general james mattis as his nominee for secretary of defense. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," reaction to president-elect trump's deal to save hundreds of jobs at carrier. we will see how not everyone is happy. plus more of scott pelley's interview with house speaker paul ryan. and we take you to las vegas where they are rolling out the carpet for big spending tourists from china. that is the "cbs morning news" for this friday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green.
affected today and through out the weekend as clark county issues an air quality advisory. sherry swensk has the details and just how long those conditions will last. ((demetria obilor)) >> plus... more cone zones popping up across the valley that will have a major impact on your cross town commute. the areas you may want to avoid as crews begin a nearly 8 month construction project. ((kirsten joyce)) >> and... it's been one year to the date of the san bernardino terrorist attack that left 14 p the inland regional center. how soon the center is expected to re-open following this tragedy. ((demetria obilor)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((kirsten joyce)) in just a few hours an air quality advisory is expected to go into affect. that's where we begin this morning. i'm kirsten joyce. ((demetria obilor)) >> and i'm demetria obilor... brian has the day off. we're told the advisory will last until tomorrow afternoon.