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it is monday, november 30th. coming up on "early today," a wave of protesters welcomed over 150 world leaders descending on paris, hoping to launch the world's most ambitious fight against climate change. one of america's universities shuts down over an online threat of gun violence. the suspect in the planned parenthood shooting spree faces a judge today, as the candidates for president weigh in. the incredible scene on a roadway in china. kobe calls it a career, almost. a big day on the gridiron. "early today" starts right now. good morning. i'm milissa rehberger. president obama is in paris for a major summit on climate change. it is his first trip to france since the november 13th terror
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attac attacks. he spoke at the summit, showing how the economy and climate change can work together. >> last year, the global economy grew, while global carbon emissions from fuel stayed flat. we've broken the old arguments for inaction. we've proved that strong economic growth and a safer environment no longer have to conflict with one another. they can work in concert. >> upon his arrival in paris, the president, along with french president hollande, placed a single white flower outside of the bataclan theater to honor the victims. over 150 leaders are at the summit, which has already seen violent protests with police. good morning, gabe gutierrez. >> good morning. president obama just left the stage there at the climate summit, this after arriving in paris overnight. as you mentioned, he stopped at
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the bataclan theater, the sight from the worst carnage from the paris attacks, where 130 people lost their lives. he placed one white flower at the memorial site. at his side, president francois hollande. as you mentioned today, in the outskirts of paris, the massive u.n. climate change conferenceu. tens of thousands of visitors are expected. the goal to get 195 countries to agree on a deal to curb carbon emissions and reduce global warming. president obama met with china's president and issued a joint statement, saying both countries hope to work together to help stop climate change. world leaders agree, it needs to be done. the question is how to do it. right now, there are major disappointments remaining
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between developing countries and developed countries. just before the conference even started, yesterday here in paris, there were, at times, violent clashes between demonstrators and police. the demonstrations started in the morning peacefully. when climate change activists laid shoes at the plaza derepubliq derepublique. a few hours into it, demonstrators clashed with police. in the end, there were more than 300 arrests and others are having their identitied checked by authorities. there have been tens of thousands of troops deployed throughout paris following the terror attacks. 3,000 troops and police officers are guarding the site of this climate conference, which is expected to last 12 days. back to you. >> gabe, thank you. the university of chicago has cancelled classes today following a threat to the campus. the decision was made after fbi
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counterterror officials alerted the school about an anonymous online threat of gun violence on the campus monday morning. the threat was, quote, specific in terms of time and place. people are asked to stay away from the hyde park campus. students in campus housing are told to stay inside. one student told the chicago tribune the quad is normally busy on monday mornings and that student plans to stay away for a few days because of the seriousness of the situation. the university of chicago medical center will remain open with added security. the fbi is investigating. the man accused of killing three people and injuring nine during a standoff at a colorado planned parenthood facility is due in court today. a law enforcement source says robert dear rambled about president obama, politics and aborti abortion, saying no more baby parts. the 57-year-old lives in a trailer 65 miles from the crime scene. before that, he lived in a shack in north carolina with no water, electricity or sewer system.
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reports say he once warned a neighbor to put a metal roof on his home so the government couldn't spy on him. we're also learning more about the victims. the latest to be identified is jennifer markovsky. her father wrote on facebook, i lost you in a senseless shooting. ke'arre stewart was a veteran. garrett swasey was a police officer and former trained ice skater who trained with nancy kerrigan. gop presidential candidates were largely making the same appeal, which is don't connect the shooting cam parampage at a pro-life situation. ted cruz said we don't know the accused shooter's motivation.
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>> he was a man who registered to vote as a woman, and the media wants to blame him on the pro life movement, when at this point, there's little evidence to indicate that. >> the democratic candidates addressed the shooting at the annual jefferson jackson dinner. they focused on sup forting planned parenthood and gun control. chris christie picked up an endorsement from the new hampshire union leader. jeb bush is stepping up attacks on donald trump, saying the billionaire is uninformed. the front runner is combative after making controversial comments last week. nbc's kristen welker reports. >> reporter: donald trump on defense again today, dismissing allegations that he distorted important facts. >> i have hundreds of people that agree with me. >> reporter: on "meet the press," trump was repeatedly challenged about his claim that thousands of muslims celebrated in the wake of 9/11 in new jersey. >> this didn't happen in new jersey. there were plenty of reports. you're feeding stereotypes.
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>> it did happen in new jersey. i have hundreds of people that agree with me. >> you're running for president of the united states. >> let me tell you somebody, chu -- something, chuck -- >> your words matter. >> take it easy, chuck. play it cool. >> reporter: trump denied mocking "new york times" reporter serge kovaleski who has a congenital joint condition. >> i would never mock a person who has difficulty. i would never do it. >> reporter: trump repeated he doesn't remember kovaleski. not true, says suzs pay parker, friend of kovaleskis, who covered trump in the late '80s. >> you do not forget serge. i'm sorry, he mocked him. there's zero questions. >> reporter: rivals are racketing up attacks. john kasich releasing a web ad which mirrors a poem about the nazis. >> you may not care if trump
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says he's going to round up all the hispanic immigrants. >> kasich refused to say if he'd support trump if he becomes nmi >> it's not going to happen, martha. everybody needs to move on. >> he's not a serious candidate. severe weather over the holiday weekend prompted oklahoma governor to declare a state of emergency. power was out at homes because of freezing rain and ice pounding the state since thursday. ksn said there were six weather-related deaths on the roads, with dangerous conditions stretching through oklahoma. the storm brought heavy flooding to the dallas area. for a look at today's forecast, here is bill karins. >> good morning to you. oklahoma is famous for their ice storms. >> true. >> they get the battleground in the central plains.
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all the problems will be in the northern plains. the cold air is following behind the storms. it is going to be a chilly day. cold end to november in many areas of the west. many areas of the west were colder in november than areas of the east, by far. vegas at 53. oregon, 34. the temperatures are below average. if you were watching the sunday night football game in denver, you saw the snow. the cold air will spill into des moines and st. louis. as far as the snow goes today and the bad travel, anyone traveling through the middle of the country has the heart ache. still freezing rain and snowfall for the northern plains. six to eight inches. minneapolis could end up with 0 ten inches. the next storm through the middle of the week comes into the pacific northwest. heavy rain, mountain snow we'll get out of this, especially toward thursday and into friday in the north ern rockies. the temperatures will be warmer
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in the west, but nothing earth shattering. we're not going to see anything really warm. closer to avenue by the end of the week. the next storm is in the today. this is like january-type cold on the last day of november. >> brr. >> yes. >> bill, thank you. tom brady and the patriots are unbeaten no more, but what a finish. plus, one of the most bizarre things we've seen in a while. details, next. you're watching "early today." look at you, saving money on your medicare part d prescriptions. at walgreens, we call that "carpe med diem." that's almost latin for "seize the day to get more out of life and medicare part d." from one-dollar copays on select plans... ...to now reward points on all prescriptions,
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while being transported in a police van back in april. prosecutors say that gray told porter twice he needed medical attention, but medics were never called. porter is charged with manslaughter and misconduct. he's pleaded not guilty. pope francis is making a splash in the central african republ republic. he's trying to bridge the gap between muslims and christians. he visited a refugee camp tomorrow. today, he plans to visit a mosque. it's the last leg of his african trip. check out this unbelievable video from china, showing three vehicles looking as if they're lev levitating. then two crash into each other. a steel wire is to blame. it was entangled with the three vehicles. down to business now with landon dowdy. good morning. >> good morning to you. shoppers hit the stores this holiday weekend. the national retail federation says 52% of consumers, or 151 million people, shopped online
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or in stores, spending an average of $300. other data isn't so rosy. analytics from retail next says in-store traffic was next, and sales and spending were down. amazon shows off a new version of its delivery drones in a youtube video. it takes off vertically like a helicopter and flies like an airplane up to 15 miles. it can sense and avoid amazon won't say when they'll be in service. >> the items in the 12 days of christmas song cost about $34,000, up 0.6% from last year. the lords of leaping, partridge in a pair tree and turtledoves are more expensive. the seven swans a swimming, the highest price at $13,000. just ahead, the patriots undefeated no more. even more bad news, adding injury to insult. one of the greatest basketball players of all time
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this morning on "today," cyber monday is here, and you're searching for details. hackers may be searching for your online shopping habits. find out how to protect yourself from unwanted attention while surfing the web. let's get you caught up on the morning's sports headlines with todd piro.
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>> good e kobe calls it quits and only one team in football is perfect. brady greeting the injured peyton manning before the patriots battle the broncos. gronkowski for a 23 yard score. fast forward to the fourth. pats up seven. brady airs one out for a 63 yard touchdown to boldin. broncos battle in the fourth. bron k is hit over the middle and he's hurt, out for the rest of the game. denver will take the lead late, on osweiler's short pass. the clock runs out. then this. >> and he'll get it and 20 more. anderson is going to go all the way. the denver broncos win the game. >> undefeated no more, as the broncos take this one, 30-24,
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leaving the carolina panthers among the unbeaten at 11-0. kansas city chief down the buffalo bills. philip rivers threw for four tds to beat jacksonville, passing joe montana and vinny testaverde on the all-time pass list at 275. 17-time nba all star kobe bryant announced he'd retire at the end of the season. after the lakers lost to the pacers, he had this to say. >> i finally had to accept the fact that i don't want to do this anymore. you know, and i'm okay with that. you know, once i accepted that, then it became time to let everybody know. takes the load off my shoulders and everybody else's. it's the right thing to do. >> i'll send it back to you. have a great monday.
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now for some entertainment news. o'connor is safe and receiving medical attention after posting a troubling message on facebook. according to enews, the singer shared a lengthy note, causing many who saw it to fear she may commit suicide. o'connor posted, there is only so much any woman can be expected to bear. i've taken an overdose. there is no other way to get respect. comedienkmeecomedians jordan pe chelsea peretti are getting married. peele announced his engagement to the actress with a single engagement ring emoji. check this out. britney spears posted a video of herself dancing to adele's "hello." she wrote, i could dance to this song a million times. >> we should do that, videos of us dancing. >> you'd have to pick me up off the floor afterwards. >> speaking of adele, the final numbers for the first week of her album "25."
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more than 3.3 million albums, almost a million more than the previous record, held by nsync. >> wouldn't get that in a million years. taylor swift made a young fan's dream come true by meeting her in sydney. the 12-year-old australian girl was diagnosed with a condition that causes hearing loss. she wanted to meet swift while she could still hear her swing. at the box office e the "hunger games: mockingjay part 2" leads with $51.6 million. the "good dinosaur" opened with $39.2 million. "creed" made $30 million. this dinosaur movie is in your future. >> this is spare change compared to the "star wars" movie anyways. >> true. i'm melisilissa rehberger. you're watching "early today."
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leading the news, in the sun sentinel, long island town demolishes veteran's house while he recuperated from knew surkne surgery. the 69-year-old is seeking re reimbursement for his house and everything in it. usa today, cars against humanity nets $70,000 for nothing on black friday. they wiped their online store clean, leaving a page in which people could give the company $5. more than $11,000 donations were given. company officials donated some of the loot to a variety of charities. a bond hearing will be held in chicago for police officer jason van dyke later on today. the officer is accused of
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fatally shooting teenager laquan mcdonald 16 times last year, and is charged with first degree murder. dash cam video of the incident has been released. a florida woman posted a photo on facebook of her dog with his mouth duck taped shut. daytona police responded, saying there is an active animal cross-su cruelty investigation currently. kensington palace released these pictures of princess charlotte. >> look at the cheeks. prince harry fell off his horse during a polo charity match. he was not hurt. over the weekend, thousands of tourists flocked to thailand to celebrate its annual monkey festival. they arrange a feast of fruit and vegetables for the local monkey population. people bond with the creatures and enjoy dances and musical performances. the festival began in 1989 to
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attract tourism. >> healthy food, too. >> it is. the monkeys must wonder, why don't they do this for us every day? >> that wouldn't be special, would it? then they wouldn't appreciate it. a flag-draped man who scaled the white house fence on thanksgiving day is expected to appear in court. the 23-year-old was taken into custody by the secret service and given a psychiatric evaluation. according to court documents, he left a suicide note, although his lawyer disputes that, saying his words were discharacterized. happy birthday to kaylley cuoco who turns 30. actor ben stiller hits the 5-0. billy idol is 60. can you believe it? keep it here for more news, weather and sports. i'm milissa rehberger. thank you for watching "early today. kwl have a great one. the cold snap carries on from
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last week-- with plenty of folks shivering without shelter. santa cla the cold snap carries on from last week with plenty of folks shivering without shelter. santa clara county ramping up efforts to bring much-needed help. police shut down an urgent care center and boarded b.a.r.t. trains over the weekend looking for an alleged killer. san mateo officers have to pick up where they left off. a police officer known for his looks facing very serious charges. "today in the bay" starts right now. and a good monday morning. thank you for joining us, i'm sam brock. >> i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> more freezing temperatures to kick off your workweek. >> rob is keeping track

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