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good morning to our viewers in the west. welcome to central u.s. with rain, sleet, and know, record downpours forcing rescues in texas. new concerns about protecting the white house after a flag-draped fence jumper makes it onto the lawn. shoppers compete for door busters. better deals could be coming cybermonday. >> we begin with today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. bargain jumpe erers battle
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black friday. >> whether you like it or not, the madness is upon us. >> somebody trying to steal something from me. >> protestors in chicago claiming they'll obstruct shopping activities in the city's busiest shopping district. >> dallas has already seen record rainfall. >> one person has been swept away. crews are out surearching for tt person. says man was able to vault over the white house fence. >> vladimir putin says russia will cooperate with u.s.-led-coalition in the fight against isis. >> a threat of an attack is no longer considered imminent in brussels. a blimp headed for the macy's thanksgiving day day parade didn't make it too far. >> this thing was huge. >> donald trump demanding an apology from the "new york times" after the newspaper accused him of mocking a
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disabled reporter. >> a stranded hiker needed help after getting stuck on a cliff in arizona. >> all that. >> rogers fires in the end zone. incomplete. chicago pulled off a stunning upset. >> pulls on whiff the epic upse. >> all of that matters. >> harry is at a children's center in the african state of lesotho. >> one of donald trump's golf courses incorrectly claimed to be the site of a great civil war battle. said one critic, i was there. >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" brought to you by toyota. let's go places.
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welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm don dahler with michelle miller. a dangerous storm is blasting much of the central united states this morning with extreme weather. it threatens to dump up to 8 inches of rain in some areas. >> flash flooding led to a number of water rescues overnight in texas. at least one person is presumed dead. we have more from fort from arezow doost. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. here in fort, rescue crews halted a search for a 70-year-old woman swept away by the floodwaters. search and rescue crews in tarrant county, texas fought the high rushing water overnight. they were dispatched to find an elderly driver. >> it is difficult to navigate in the dark, and in water like this. they're doing their best. they've made their way up to where the vehicle originally
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went into the water. >> reporter: 26-year-old tarrant county deputy crystal salazar was pulled under the water. her colleagues searched for her for two hours. >> the rain and water was at such a high rate of flow across the roadway that as she was attempting to get into the car where the trapped lady was, she herself was swept into the water and taken downstream some distance and lost. >> she was holding on to a tree and one of our dive boats was able to get to her and rescue her. >> reporter: overnight the texas department of transportation announced that travel is highly discouraged. drivers traveling on the texas panhandle were urged to drive with caution due to freezing rain and icing conditions. dallas/fort worth broke friday's rain record in just hours. this is the wettest month we've seen in dallas, with more than 53 inches.
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and that record is expected to rise with more rain headed this way through sunday. >> arezow doost, thank you. millions of americans are rushing to stores this morning for black friday deals. and for some, the battle for bargains started thanksgiving afternoon. police were called to break up this fight between two shoppers at a mall in louisville, kentucky. in new york city, thousands of bargain hunters bashed into macy's flagship store when it opened. our jericka duncan is inside macy's on times square. good morning, jericka. >> reporter: good morning. shoppers are going in and out this morning and everyone is clearly on a mission. but with retailers extending sales not only in stores but online, what's known as must most famous shopping days of the year is changing. some waited in line for hours.
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even days, for this moment, excited to get their hands on those door buster deals. >> some towels, electronics. >> basketball hoop. >> being here is more magical than harry potter and disney put together. >> reporter: not so magical at this mall in kentucky, where two shoppers were seen fighting on the floor. >> somebody tried to steal something from me. >> reporter: but the days of those infamous in-store forensifrenzies may be numbered. online shopping is up 22% from last year and a record 29% of those sales are projected to be made on mobile devices. it's a trend retail analysts say is here to stay. >> bringing shoppers into the stores thanksgiving night really doesn't work well, because you can have several thousand shoppers in a store. they clear out the she was like
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in 20 to 25 minutes. the shelves can't be restocked, people can't get rain checks, they walk away, frustrated, go home and buy the merchandise online. >> reporter: some retailers have cancelled black friday altogether. last month outdoor retailer rei announced it would close its stores on black friday in addition to thanksgiving, urging employees and customers to spend the day outside. >> all the sales are great. >> reporter: but in-store shoppers like this one aren't giving up. >> that's what black friday is all about, standing in line, getting the good deals, being in with the crowd, getting ready for the holidays. >> reporter: overall, nearly 136 million people are expected to shop this holiday weekend. that's according to the national retail federation. and get this, $2.7 billion is pedicted to be spent, according to adobe, online. and don, that is just for today. >> wow.
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jericka, you're free to do your shopping now, if you need to. thank you very much. activists in chicago say they will march to disrupt black friday shopping this morning, after the release of a video showing a white police officer shooting a black teenager to death. officer jason van dyke has been charged with the murder of laquan mcdonald. the magnificent mile shopping district is the target of today's demonstrations. mike, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. black friday shopping brings a flurry of shoppers to the magnificent mile, but this morning protestors will be here as well to bring attention to the death of a teenager killed in a hail of police bullets, shot by an officer with a history of citizen complaints. >> it's going to shake up michigan avenue. it will make some people uncomfortable. and it should. >> reporter: activists marching for 17-year-old laquan mcdonald say they intend to disrupt black
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friday shoppers on the shopping district's busiest day. >> we want the whole world to see our pain and share our crisis. >> reporter: officers pursued laquan mcdonald, claiming he was a robbery suspect. dash cam video shows officer jason van dyke firing his pistol 16 times at mcdonald, who was carrying a knife in his hand. he fired the shots in 15 seconds. for 13 of those seconds, mcdonald was already on the ground. >>. >> reporter: bishop larry trotter chided the county attorney for taking so long to release the footage. >> for taking so long until a judge ruled it to be seen, i think that was a horrible love
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for a community leader. >> reporter: according to the citizens police data project, at least 20 complaints of misconduct were brought against officer van dyke since 2002, including using excessive force and racial slurs. van dyke is due back in court on monday. if convicted, he faces 20 years to life behind bars. protestors are calling for the state's attorney to resign. >> a busy day on the magnificent mile, thank you. this morning the secret service is investigating a new security breach on the white house grounds. joseph caputo cleaned over the white house fence on thursday while president obama and his family celebrated thanksgiving inside. as kris van cleave reports, this happened on the north lawn in the middle of a nationwide security alert. >> reporter: wearing gloves wrapped in an american flag and carrying a binder between his teeth, joseph caputo hopped the
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fortified fence, landing on the north lawn of the presidential residence. the woman who tweeted these photos tweeted, i heard him take a deep breath and say, let's do this. he raised his arms afterwards, it's unclear if it was in celebration or surrender. the secret service moved in with guns drawn. caputo laid down on the ground before being taken into custody. the white house was placed on lockdown while his flag was placed in an evidence bag. a bomb squad was called in to search the grounds. thursday's breach raises questions about the security upgrades put in place over the summer. new spikes installed on the white house fence in july were supposed to stop exactly this sort of thing. but obviously it didn't work this time. this incident is the latest in a string of embarrassing security breakdowns for the secret service. last september, another
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fence-jumper made it all the way into the east room before being arrested. secret service officials say no weapons were found on caputo, and criminal charges are pending at this time. no word yet what was in the binder he was carrying. for "cbs this morning," kris van cleave, washington. the people of paris this morning are remembering those who died in the terror attacks two weeks ago. french president françois hollande led a memorial service where the names of all 130 victims were read aloud. police cross europe are still hunting the remaining suspects. debora patta is in brussels, belgium, where a lockdown is now over. debora, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this was a very french affair, complete with traditional music, held in a former military hospital where napoleon was buried, a place the nation normally uses to honor its war heroes.
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it took over ten minutes to read 130 names. they ranged in age from 17 to 63. they were daughters and sons, parents and friends. then a minute of silence to remember the moment when isis stormed the bataclan concert hall, killing 90 people, then blew themselves up, killing many more. french president françois hollande moved from an emotional ceremony to a renewed declaration of war against isis. i promise you solemnly, he said, that france will do everything to destroy the army of fanatics who carried out these crimes. it's not just talk. hollande has been working hard to strengthen the coalition forces fighting isis. in a meeting with russia's vladimir putin yesterday, the two leaders appeared at a joint
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media conference. hollande said they had agreed to intensify u.s.-led coalition attacks on isis. in a complete about-turn today, russia's presidential spokesman denied the deal. here in belgium, police continued their manhunt for two paris suspects. after five days of police raids, they're no longer to finding salah abdeslam and mohamed abrini, who are still on the run. it's not just france and belgium that are dealing with the implications of the paris attacks. in germany, a man was arrested on suspicion of selling weapons to the paris gunmen. a further two germans were also arrested, but as has become a pattern, they were released quickly without being charged. michelle? >> debora patta in brussels, thank you. this morning the "new york
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times" says donald trump went too far. but trump wants an apology. he rejects charges that he insulted a "times" reporter by imitating his disability. nancy cordes is in washington with the latest trump controversy. good morning, nancy. >> reporter: good morning. trump claims he didn't mean to mock the reporter and that he never met him. the reporter says that's not remotely true. still, trump is not backing down. he will not apologize and even said that the journalist should stop using his disability to grandstand. >> written by a nice reporter. now, you've got to see this reporter, i don't know what i said, i don't remember. >> reporter: that, quote, nice reporter is serge kovaleski, who suffers from a disability that limits the movement of his arms. he wrote the original article in the "washington post," published a week after 9/11, which describes number of people
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allegedly seen celebrating the attacks. trump has used that paragraph as proof of what he saw. >> on proof tops, while they watched the devastation on the other side of the river. >> reporter: but kovaleski recently told cnn he doesn't recall anyone saying there were thousands or even hundreds of people celebrating. >> he goes, i don't remember, maybe that's what i said. this is 14 years ago. they didn't do a retraction. >> reporter: kovaleski is now an investigative reporter for the "new york times," which said it is outraged by trump's comments. in response, trump released a statement thursday saying, despite having one of the all time great memories, i certainly do not remember him, and that he merely mimicked what he imagined would be a flustered reporter. but kovaleski has a long history with trumpet starting in 1987.
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kovaleski told the "washington post," "it didn't jar or surprise me that donald trump would do something this low-rent, given his track record." trump has demanded an apology from the "new york times" and said if he had known kovaleski was disabled, he, quote, would definitely not say anything about his appearance. kovaleski told a fellow "times" reporter yesterday that he and trump were on a first name basis for years, don. >> nancy, thank you very much. pope francis visited one nairobi, kenya's fast slum areas. sunday he'll travel to the war-ravaged central republic. allen pizzey is traveling with him in nairobi. >> reporter: pope francis said, "i feel very much at home."
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the slum is one of 11 that proliferate in and around the largest city in africa, packed with the poorest of the poor. francis has extolled what he called the wisdom that is born of stubborn resistance. he took a swipe at the political elite and called for cities that have a place for all. while the pope was in the slums, a stadium of young people waived to greet him. the festive atmosphere grew to the point where a line of bishops was persuaded to participate in a dance, eventually joined by the president and his wife. but it was pope francis who stole the show. the series of prepared questions from a young woman addressed tribalism, radicalization, and the issue that seemed most concerning, corruption.
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francis told them there was even corruption in the vatican. speaking in spanish, which was translated, he told them, "corrupt people do not live in peace." the message went down well. the pope's next stop is uganda where he'll hold ceremonies honoring catholic and anglican marty martyrs. his trip will take place in spite of the danger of ongoing civil war. allen pizzey, nairobi. cuba held him prisoner for five years. >> they threatened to hang me. they threatened to pull out my fingernails. they said i would never see the light of day. >>
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your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. good morning. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 7:26. here's what's happening. the chp is investigating a deadly crash on westbound 580 overnight in oakland. one person was killed. three people were injured at 98th avenue exit. no word on the cause of the crash. and the golden state warriors are getting into the black friday spirit. they are eliminating fees all weekend for people buying single game tickets through monday night. so check it out. coming up on "cbs this morning," how to prepare for long lines and heightened security at millions of americans head to the airports this holiday weekend. that story, traffic and your weekend forecast coming up. sleep train has just the ticket. [train horn blares] through thanksgiving weekend at sleep train
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good morning. i'm liza battalones with your "kcbs traffic" on this black friday. great news for the 580 commute in oakland. all lanes are now open following the morning's accident east 580 approaching 980. at one point we had a couple lanes shut down. bay bridge toll plaza is wide open. it's still black friday light leaving oakland heading into the city. those metering lights are still off this morning. do bear in mind bart is back on a normal weekday schedule. still no "ace" train today. julie. >> well, we're off to a chilly start with temperatures in the 30s and 40s pretty much bay area wide. no freezing temperatures light now but still chilly in san jose, livermore, mountain view, concord, all in the 30s right now. later on today warming up into the 50s areawide again below average for this time of year. and we stick with this temperature range through the end of the weekend. rain monday.
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're a bow and arrow ♪ ♪ a broken guitar ♪ while the rainwater washes away ♪ ♪ who you are ♪ we go over the mountains ♪ and under the stars ♪ we go over the mountains ♪ and under the stars [♪]
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everyone is safe this morning after a blimp made a sudden landing on a baseball field in long island, new york, full of homes all around. people rushed to help grab the line to secure the air ship. the blimp was heading back to refuel from the new york thanksgiving day parade when winds unexpectedly picked up, forcing the pilot to cut the trip short. >> welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up, he was held prisoner in cuba for five years. now alan gross is enjoying the holiday with his family. on "60 minutes," he describes the three things that got him through each day. and travel editor peter
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greenberg is here to show us how you get through those long tsa lines this season. can't wait for that. the "wall street journal" reports on china's plan to build its first overseas naval installation in the east african nation of djibouti, which is already home to an american base that supports counterterrorism operations in that region. the "sacramento bee" reports on a recall of a vegetable mix believed to be the source of an e. coli outbreak at costco. the mix of onion and celery has sickened 19 people in seven states. the fda says taylor farms, which produces the mix, is realizing it out of an abundance of caution. >> gayle will be upset about that.
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the "chicago sun times" reports on an arrest made in the murder of tyshawn lee. the 9-year-old chicago boy was lured into an alley and shot earlier this month. police say the killing was retaliation against lee's father who had gang ties. the "new york times" reports that a tourist flew a drone in the macy's thanksgiving day parade despite the heightened security. it was quickly spotted by police. flying a drone in new york city is illegal. but the tourist says he didn't know. police gave him a ticket. >> ignorance, i don't think, is a defense. the "denver post" reports how two brothers survived separate avalanches. each feared the other had died. alex and brian holmes were skiing near telluride on wednesday. brian triggered the avalanche and was buried. alex was not trapped.
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he went for help in trout like. brian dug himself out and made his way to a nearby town. both are okay. can you imagine that reunion? >> so glad they're both okay. this morning freed american contractor alan gross is home with his family for the holidays. thursday marked the first thanksgiving gross spent in the u.s. since 2009. he was released from a cuban prison last december and reunited with his wife. his captivity played a key role in the opening of american relations with cuba. on "60 minutes" he shared with scott pelley what he dealt with for a decade. >> they threatened to hang me, pull out my fingernails. i had to do three things in order to survive, three things every day. i thought about my family that survived the holocaust.
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i exercised religiously, every day. and i found something every day to laugh at. >> did you think in those early days, boy, the u.s. government's going to get me out of here in the next week or so? >> oh, i absolutely did, for the first two weeks. and then i said to myself, where the hell are they? where are they? you know, i figured -- i didn't have any idea i would be there for five years. i knew i was in trouble. i knew i was in trouble. >> alan gross was attracted to trouble. he's 66, a native of maryland, an electronics specialist, who spent 20 years making the rounds of war and disaster, setting up communications for relief agencies. >> and that's why we say, when we would connect, when we would align the antenna and connect to the satellite, we would be lighting the candle, light her
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up. we did that in a lot of places. >> in 2008, the place was cuba. gross was hired by the u.s. agency for international development. usaid is america's charity, delivering aid all around the world. but in cuba, its mission was different. usaid asked gross to set up independent internet connections for the jewish community. only 5% of cubans were online. but bypassing government censorship was illegal. >> watch "60 minutes" to see scott pelley's full interview of the last prisoner of the cold war. that's sunday on cbs. nearly 3 million people will fly home on the busiest travel day of the season. a worldwide travel alert from the state department remains in effect this morning. cbs news travel editor peter greenberg is with us, good morning, peter. >> good morning, michelle. >> i know people who had to
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travel, had to get home. but i tell you, they were on pins and needles about this. what can people expect come sunday? >> the good news was on wednesday, which is traditionally the busiest travel day of the year, it wasn't bad, because people got smart and got out of town earlier. sunday is the bad day. if you can fly home today or tomorrow, you can own the plane. everybody else will be on line at the mall. sunday is the day to watch out for. you'll see longer lines, because the tsa at certain high risk airports is basically instructing their own inspectors to do more behavioral profiling, mean asking people questions in a conversation that can't be answered by yes or no, just to determine that they actually know where they're going and why. it's not going to be like, did you pack the bags yourself, it will be like, where are you going today? if you don't know the answer, that will require another conversation. you may remember after 9/11, positive bag matching, where you couldn't check your bags and not
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go on the plane. you might expect some delays as bags are removed from the plane from people who didn't show up. >> other than packing your patience, i guess, what can people do to survive those long security lines? >> one of the things that i've always done, and the tsa argues with me that i'm wrong about this, but my experience argues that i'm not, if you get to a security line, and there two lines, most people choose the shortest. no, don't but for the shortest line. go to the line that has the most tsa agents at the security bag. if there's two agents, one of them is being trained, and they'll stop every bag and that line will not move. >> are u.s. airfares being impacted? >> no, u.s. fares will stay low. overseas, though, the fares
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collapsed, from new bookings and cancellations. you're talking 24 pe% down. was as high as $170 for coach.s- >> how have the terror attacks affected travel to paris? >> short term bookings are down. but paris is a very resilient place, it's starting to stabilize and come back. >> it's the number one destination. >> it's 7% of their gdp. they need us back. >> peter greenberg, thanks. we're facing a day judge of seasonal commercials. ahead, frank luntz shows us what retailers need to do to grab our attention. if you're heading out the door, set your dvr to watch cbs any time. we'll be right back. hey, watch it! >> we will be right back.
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it's not aays it's not always the hottest bargains that attract shoppers. holiday commercials are hitting the airwaves and the internet as retailers compete for business. >> how many megapixels do you have? >> where is carol? >> republican strategist and cbs news contributor frank luntz took a break from politics, maybe for his own mental health, we don't know, to look at how americans respond to commercials. the red lines represent people who are generally easy targets for advertising. the green line shows people who are more skeptical. the higher the lines, the more favorable reaction. frank joins us from los angeles. good morning, frank. >> good morning. that is the best ad so far.
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everybody talks about the super the best ads are run. the truth is the best ads are run from thanksgiving to christmas. that's where in some cases the majority of all retail sales happen. and what you just saw for hallmark is a wonderful ad. it's a family experience that we're all used to, that famous family photo. but if you listen closely to the dialogue, the funny comments that happen, even that gentleman who is leading it, the son who says "this may be grandma's last photo," it's funny, and it's poignant, and it puts hallmark not just looking back at something that we remember with fondness, but looking towards the future with humor. >> the best ad so far. >> we see something we recognize. >> and the grandmother really stole the show. we have a walmart ad, frank, with an actor, craig robinson. >> hey, shopping girl, we want
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you to have a store map. for black friday you can view it at this walmart suite app. just tap it here to the store that is near. study hard if you want to and kick into gear. >> frank, why does that work so well? >> he's a very popular actor and people enjoy everything he does. second, it's a funny song. third, she seems to be enjoying it herself. we'll enjoy ads that actors in the ads seem to be enjoying. you notice that immediate spike. if a christmas ad doesn't grab you within the first 7 seconds, and that ad does so. >> office depot's ad features office co-workers who have their own little quirks. >> your co-workers have their quirks. this holiday season, surprise them with the no longer shaking
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hands hand sanitizer. the stop stealing all my pens pens. the keep your death metal to yourself headphones. and many more. the co-worker collection. gifts that your co-workers and you will appreciate. >> again, it adds reality i guess for a commercial. how did that resonate with your group? >> very well. not as good as the two you showed already, but it did well. we all have office mates that annoy us. that ad connects to us and gives us a reason not just to give gifts but to get gifts. it is powerful to give but even more powerful to get. the ads that show you getting something generally test better than the ads that show you giving something. >> frank luntz, thank you. >> a pleasure, glad to do it. guess who went undercover for thanksgiving. he usually wears number 12 and
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♪ freak out freak out ♪ >> a thanksgiving day treat from? did you get it? tom brady, the patriots star quarterback. he dressed as a turkey and surprises his children as he jumps out of a pile of leaves. brady posted the video on twitter with the #timewithkids. black friday is starting. how you can save hundreds with electronics is just ahead on "cbs this morning."
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>> michelle can't wait. from the to a comedy about sisters, your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. for some black friday deals if you buy sin good morning, it's 7:56. i'm michelle griego. the warriors are teaming up with ticketmaster for some black friday deals. if you buy single game tickets through the team's website before monday, you won't have to pay fees. and you can also get cheap football tickets. the 49ers' losses can be your gain. the season ticketholders are selling their game tickets at reduced prices. coming up on "cbs this morning" if you are thinking of ways to burn off yesterday's thanksgiving meal, you might want to take a page from one crossfiter's playbook. stay with us. traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,
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southbound direction just before the 380 interchange blocking one lane of traffic. we are seeing just a brief delay getting through there. it's been a quiet black friday morning in terms of bay area freeways. do keep in mind though on berkeley city streets, northbound shattuck is shut down between addison and university because of the morning's restaurant fire. meantime, over at the bay bridge toll plaza, it is wide open. no delays getting into the city. it will be crowded as the day progresses especially outside union square. heading for the rest of the bay area, bart is on time, no delays for muni. we are off to a chilly start this morning. temperatures out the door in the 30s and 40s. later on today, though, well, only warming up into the 50s. well below average for this time of the year. we are going to stay here for the next few days. pretty stagnant weather pattern temperatures in the 50s for the warmest spots. clear skies plenty of sunshine. rain on monday. announcer: if you'd give thanks for a better night's sleep...
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good morning to our viewers in the west. it's friday, november 27, 2015. welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real news ahead, including the rush for holiday discounts as millions of americans hit the store today and some of the best deals coming on cyber monday. but here is our eye openers at can 8:00. here in ft. worth, rescue crews search for a 70-year-old woman. >> reporter: i have been in the stores today, everyone looks like they're on a mission. this morning on the
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magnificent mile protesters plan to be out here. trump claims that he didn't mean to mock to the reporter and that he never met him. the reporter says that's not remotely true. >> the tsa and airports are instructing their employees to profile. did you think in those early days, boy, the u.s. government's going to get me out of here? >> oh, i absolutely did for the first two years. raising shopping payoffs from around the country. >> oh, yeah, we're going to get on tv! i'm going to get my tv. i'm going to get my tv. i'm michelle miller.
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millions in the central u.s. are dealing with the a dangerous blast of rain, sleet and snow, the storm could dump up to 8 inches of rain in some parts. some of the worst conditions are in texas. >> at least one person there is presumed dead, flash flooding nearly swept away a sheriff's deputy trying to help a trapped driver, but the deputy surviveded. conditions are treacherous along to the texas panhandle. freezing rain and ice are causing problems for drivers. one semi crash with two people. stores are crammed with people looking for holiday bargains. these people slugged it out at a mall in kentucky. we don't know what they were fighting about, but there was no trouble when macy's flagship store opened in new york city this morning for the black friday rush. >> more than 136 million
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americans are expected to do shopping over the weekend. much of that will happen on cyber monday. how can you find the best de dealideals in electronics and other things. i have heard about these 4k televisions. you say they're a great deal on cyber monday? >> it might be a little bit early to get on board. we're seeing a lot of significant deals out there, there's a samsung that's up down to $600. that's about $300 off. there's an lg, that's $100 off. but if you want to go with the samsung curveded 65-inch, you're really going to impress your friends. >> you said the surface pro 3 really caught your eyes?
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>> it's typically hard to get discounts on these gaming systems. $350 off of an xbox with gears of war and an extra controller. microsoft surface pro 3 is a pretty good deal. the best deal is with the xbox 1. >> on cyber monday, what are the good deals you can find on amaz amazon? ultimately they're giving you $25 off the fire tv. you can also get one of the higher end ruoombas.
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>> target is a good cyber monday place to shop. >> target's got 50% off everything in the store. there's a sale on everything going on at target right now. and if you don't what the robot to do the vacuuming for you. if you're more old school, you want to take control of things, there's a great dyson ball vacuum on sale as well. >> are they sticking with the calendar, is it cyber monday, or it is cyber weekend. >> walmart is starting the cyber sunday trend, with deals starting on sunday night. amazon is starting already, all the deals are going to be going on the entire month. >> do you notice these flash sales online? >> every hour on amazon is going to be a new sale. they just want you to come back to the site again and again and again to see what else is new. it's the kind of thing you've got to be on your toes. we have amount of great deals but that's changing all the
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time. >> there's going to be great deals on monday. >> tim stevens or rather dapper dan. prince harry continues his visit to southern after a can this morning after a rare moment of candor about losing his mother princess diana. he opened a center that helps kids impacted or living with history and aids. he was reunited with a 15-year-old whose mother died. >> they're far younger than me, of course, and their situation is a great deal more challenging than my own. nonetheless, we shared a similar feeling of loss. having a loved one h in my case, a parent, snatched away so suddenly. >> harry's charity funds the
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ahead, a road to redemption. >> i'm maureen a young couple is brutally murdered and their unlikely killer leaves one woman on a two decades long quest to forgive. >> i knew when i went there and stayed in that prison, that i would be shaking the hand that held the gun that killed her. >> that's coming up later on "cbs this morning." this ng." plaque psoriasis...
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♪ more than two more than two decades ago, the safe haven of an upscale chicago suburb was shattered. a young couple was gunned down execution style in their home.
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tomorrow night maureen shows us the extraordinary way the family dealt with the impact of 24 crime and how it's being dealt with now. >> the journey of the last 25 years has really tested my faith. >> jane bishop will never forget that palm sunday in 1990. >> this glorious music is playing, and the church is full and the last thing you expected was to have the church secretary come to me and say you have a phone call. and it was my father on the phone. and the first thing he said to me is that nancy and richard have been killed. >> reporter: nancy and rich janger, jean's younger sister and brother-in-law had been shot in the basement of their winnetka townhouse. as nancy lay dying, she drew this in her blood. >> there was a shape of a heart and a u, love you. >> reporter: authorities could
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not figure out why this perfect couple had been killed. there was no robbery and nothing had been taken. >> no jewelry, no electronics. >> what does this say to you? >> this is a crime that is meant to be seen as an assassination. >> reporter: the killer was a teen from a local high school, david vero, he had psychological issues and he had bragged to friends that he had committed the perfect crime. >> i chose the victims less from where they were than from where they live. >> vero was charged with murder and pled not guilty. as his 1991 trial, vero insisted that his friend was the killer, but the jury didn't buy it and he was found guilty. amazingly, jean forgave david vero. >> i think this is what my forgiveness was like, i forgive you, then i'm wiping you off my
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hands like dirt. >> reporter: then jean took the remarkable step of writing to ve vero. incredibly, he responded with an astonishing admission. >> he wrote, i am guilty of killing your sister unanimonanc her husband richard, i want to express my deepest condolences and apologize to you and i started to cry. >> reporter: that launched jean on a journey, she had to find out why vero had killed her sister. >> i knew the first time i went there to see him in that prison, that i would be shaking the hand that held the gun that killed her. >> reporter: and this journey has led to an incredible change of heart. so you believe he deserves a second chance? you believe he deserves an opportunity to perhaps get us? >> yes. >> maureen maher is here with us. there's so much to deal with.
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jean says she wants david vero to have a second chance. >> it's actually a very good chance that he might get at least a reduced sentence. in 2012, the supreme court had a major ruling that rules mandatory life in prison for juveniles is cruel and unusual punishment. but there's a lot of states that have ruled it retroactive. so there are 80 cases in his state alone where his case will be reviewed. >> how many times has she been in jail? >> she has been there dozens of times and she says regardless of whether he gets out, she will continue to keep in touch with him. >> you can watch the road to redemption on 48 hours on cbs.
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>> if you're already thinking of ways this morning to burn off thanksgiving calorie, one proves its never too late to start working out. norah o'donnell met the amazing woman who is reshaping more than her body by breaking a sweat. >> do one more lap around the box. >> reporter: keeping up with her today is hard to believe that earlier this year, constance tillit's body was failing her. you've had two hip replacements. >> two knee replacements. two rotating cuffs of a partial and a full. >> reporter: but all that have couldn't stop her from turning her life around. how important do you think it is for seniors to be working out? >> get up and do it. stop with the whining. stop with, oh, you got to take care he move. take care of yourself. >> reporter: something constance didn't used to do. her health problems started almost 30 years ago when she was 50. she took insulin four times a
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day for diabetes and 60 pills to treat high blood pressure and congenital heart failure and arthritis. then last fall, constance's fun suggested she try crossfit and helped her find this brooklyn gym. you said to me, you aren't really someone who went to the gym or worked out. >> no. >> reporter: you never worked out? >> no. >> reporter: until you were 77? >> yeah! >> warm up into it. >> reporter: she met the jim owner david osorio and now she is done to a few pills a day and has lost 50 pounds! >> how does the weight feel? >> it's good. >> people have this perception you have to be some really exceptional physical genetic person to make progress like this but it's all about consistency. >> reporter: there is strong evidence that movement improves senior health. in the largest study on the issue, doctors followed more than 1,600 seniors over two-year period and found that regular
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and moderate physical activity roofed the risk of disability by 18%. what have you been most impressed about with constance? >> i think her attitude. >> i do a fist pump. >> she lights up the room when she comes in. bounce. good. >> reporter: she calls you her adopted son. how does that make you feel? >> she is good. she is my adopted mother. part of this is expanding your social base and people you can depend upon and trust. >> reporter: for constance that moment came in june. her devoted mother, the man who took her to every crossfit session, died suddenly. it was on the same day he was scheduled to start his own fitness plan. what would your husband think where you are today? >> he's with me right now. whee. he was my nurse, my doctor, my
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friend, my everything. he was my encouragement. he is still my encouragement. >> reporter: encouragement that constance says will keep her working out. crossfit has changed you physically. >> mentally, spiritually. when my husband died and the word spread, in my wildest dreams, i never thought they would be there with me, and they there were with me to his grave site and they are still with me and they will be with me until i leave here. south brooklyn crossfit is my children, and i mean it from the bottom of my heart. >> beautiful. >> get up and do it! love that. >> i met an 87-year-old woman who was doing -- she is a bodybuilder and she is out there doing it. same issues. trying to stay healthy. >> very good. the story based on the this
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sweep up t deadly one-car crash on westbound interstate 580, overnight in oakland. good morning. it's 8:25. here's what's happening. chp is investigating a deadly one-car crash westbound interstate 580 overnight in oakland. one person was killed. three people were injured and hospitalized as the car went down an embankment near the 98th avenue exit. golden state warriors are getting into the black friday spirit eliminating fees all weekend long for single game tickets purchased through monday night. coming up next on "cbs this morning," an inside look at the theaters coming to a theater near you over the holiday season. traffic and weather coming up after the break.
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good morning. i'm liza battalones with your "kcbs traffic." if you're heading for the bay bridge toll plaza, it has been wide open all morning long. same story for 880 as it rolls through the oakland area. bear in mind we are getting first reports of an accident northbound 880 on that transition ramp leading to west 80 towards the bay bridge toll plaza. that's blocking one lane but you can see right here it is still wide open just outside of hegenberger. over at the bay bridge toll plaza, the metering lights have been off all morning.
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traffic is fine heading all the way across the bridge into san francisco. a lot of folks just taking the day off on this black friday. southbound 101 heading across the golden gate bridge, it's crystal clear out. southbound traffic moving well approaching san francisco and bart is on time. that's your "kcbs traffic." here's julie. >> thank you, liza. we're off to a cool start this morning. clear skies, light breeze, temperatures now in the 30s and 40s. grab a jacket out the door this morning. later today, not warming up substantially. going to top out in the 50s for the warmest spots. this is a low average for this time of year. and we do stick with this weather pattern for the next couple of days. in fact, through the weekend. mostly clear skies, temperatures in the 50s. monday the transition day we'll put a chance of rain into the forecast and the weather is unsettled through next week. happy black friday, everyone. ♪
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♪ ♪ welcome back to "cbs this morning." welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, aim amy poehlar. meet the families behind your diaries. young kids fighting back against bullies. right now it's time to show you some of this morning's headlines. people reports on facebook's coo sheryl sandberg remembering her late husband on thanksgiving. sandberg posted on facebook,
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quote, i want to thank my family and friends who have supported and comforted me. we gained our smiles and the ability to laugh, i also appreciate the many strangers who have reached out. loss and recovery give us the ability to be great testimony on a deeper level. >> the san francisco chronicle reports on first daughters malia obama's search for a colleges to attend. 17-year-old malia is expected to head off to college this fall. she has visit at least a dozen public and private schools. the first lady has said that she wants to be a filmmaker. usa today reports the worst drivers by rankings by state. potentially deadly combination of high speed limits and severe winter weather, tied for second
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are south carolina and new mexico, followed by texas. and the "new york daily news" reports on a new star wars trailer that offers a new look at the villain, ki la rain. the minute long commercial debuted thanksgiving morning, it's been viewed 2.5 million times since it was posted to facebook. the new star wars movies hit theaters in two weekends. the spinoff creed which opens this week. nearly 40 years after the classic that started it all off, sylvester stallone moves from boxer to traner. >> my father was special, but i don't know if you're special or not. you got to get up and you're
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going to see if you got the right thing. but you got to work hard, i swear to god, if you're not going to do it, i'm out. >> every punch i ever thrown has been on my own, nobody showed me how to do this, i'm ready. >> eric davis is the managing editor of fandango. thank you for coming in this morning. >> thank you for having me. >> it's a buzz about creed, not only sylvester stallone's performance, but michael b. jordan is getting oscar buzz as well. >> don't be surprised if sylvester stallone get into the oscar ring with this one. just as michael b. jordan plays a power in creed, sylvester -- big-time crowd pleaser, i love
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it. >> the rocky series bar none is one of the best. it's held the standard. sisters, the combination between -- >> let you know if anybody can do it. this duo, this is one of my favorite, i think they're smart, they're entertaining, they're funny. amy poehlar, sisters who reunite in their child hootd homes, one of the hearts whose parents sell it. we don't see many female driven partiers. >> the whole theater burst out laughing, so that's a good one. let's get to star wars, the predict sales broke the internet. do you have some new plots? >> there's not a lot that we know about. they released a bunch of footage, we know hans solo, luke sky walker. >> what about luke sky walker, you don't see him anywhere in this. and it looks like the buildup to him being a villain is kind of laid out there for him.
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>> you know what? don't go there yet, i think the smartest marketing move they have made has been hiding luke sky walker. how awesome would it be if they get to the theater? in this age, we don't get to see parts of the movies before we go to the movies. when we talk about st"star wars we're talking about the biggest movie franchise in history. >> let's talk about the vehicle joy. unusual topic. >> this is the playbook team, and the american hustle team. this is based on the real life story of the man who inverted the miracle mop. jennifer lawrence says part of it is inspired with by her story, and part of it is inspired be by david o. russell. and it's been great, it's going to be some dark comedy and some greet music. and general for lawrence with
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some great oscars. >> this kind of reminds me of reservoir dogs in terms of all these characters holed up in a cabin. and you know, it's tarantino, so it's going to be fun to watch, give you a great dialogue, a little blunt. >> worthy of violence, i don't know about that. >> let's look at, they remade point break. they thunk it. >> seattle moves. >> yes, yes, and it's kind of similar to the first one, where the fbi agents infiltrate a band of criminals, this time the criminals are sort of into corporate heists instead of robbing banks and they're into extreme sports. so we're going to see some of the most daring extreme sports instances that's ever been put on film. there's a fantastic wave sequence in this movie that will
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just blow you mind. if you're into extreme sports, definitely. >> i'll tell you, a bunch of us here at cpm went out to go see spotlight. >> this is the top contender right now, a lot of buzz about it being best picture. >> in my opinion, it's like right now this would do the front runner for this picture. the best ensemble cast of the year. it's a real life story, it's an interesting movie because it keeps you on the edge of your seats at times. you're crying at the end. one of the best movies made built journalists in my opinion. >> and the best hollywood for kids? >> the new dinosaur comes out, it's a new pixar movie, bring the tissues, it's sweet and simple, not as brainy as inside out, so keep that in mind. and there's a chipmunk's movie on the way too. they are the real life
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series written by mickey maxwell is inspiring girls around to the world to embrace their inner nerd. the newest novel released last month appeared on the new york best seller list. more than 25 million copies are in print worldwide. dork diaries is publiced by simon and schuster. she introduces us to the family behind the phenomenon. >> this is sarah. >> rachel renee russell and her daughter us erin and nicky call themselves team dork and they have millions of tweens wrapped around their fingers with the diary of mickey maxwell.
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she navigates the trials of middle school with her bffs. >> reporter: raise your hand if you are a dork. >> you're all dorks? >> reporter: what is a dork? >> a dork is a person who may be considered unusual to others. they're very independent. >> dark isdork is a very interrogatory term, but since 2009, dork diaries came out and dork is a terms of endearment. >> that's when i get to draw
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people in dork diary style. >> reporter: you dork ifify them. and it's a huge hit for their young fans. who see themselves as dorks. >> a dork is someone who has a lot of life problems. >> people tell me i'm weird, but i just don't fit the style. >> reporter: you were both dorks in middle school. >> it turns out there are a lot of kids who feel that way, if i can help them through my trauma, i'll do it. >> reporter: as kids can, erin and nicky were both bullied by their own real mckenzie and the books are loosely based on their experiences. >> this is middle school, this is the inspiration for dork diaries. we made lemonade out of lemons. >> i was married 25 years and i went through a divorce and it was pretty traumatic, i basically lost everything, husband, cars, part of my
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motivation for wanting to write the book was to try to launch into another career and generate some cash. >> and it paid off big-time. >> so this is the house that dork built? >> yes, it is. and sometimes i pinch myself to make sure i'm not dreaming. >> the writing is collaborative, but nicky is trusted with her name sake image. >> what do her eyes tell you about her? >> i think these eyes tell you that she is funny and that she is outgoing and that she is also warm. >> rachel says she made nicky white simply because that's how she imagined her when she started writing. nicky's with best friends are african-american and latina. all of the books have one thing in common. >> you should treat people the way you want to be treated. >> the golden rule. >> exactly. >> and if you are treated poorly, or bullied, number one,
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it's not your fault, number two, seek help from an adult and number three, do not let it get under your skin because you should also let your inner dork shine through. >> in other words, always believe in yourself. for "cbs this morning," chip reid, chantilly, virginia. >> i was bullied as a kid by a boy, and it's all about standing your ground and letting them know you believe in yourself. >> and her friends back her up. >> that's wonderful, i didn't have anybody. >> let's take a look at the most unforgettable stories of the week, you're watching cbs this week. ,,
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be sure to tune into the "cbs evening news" tonight and for news any time anywhere, watch our digital network ccbs. >> turkish f-16 fighter jets opened fire when a russian fighter jet was in their air space. >> france and russia are yuted in t united into eradicating isis. >> hunt for terrorist salah abdeslam. >> shooting incident was captured by a dashboard camera. >> the denial by fact checkers only seem to make trump more convinced. >> when the world trade center came tumbling down, thousands of people were cheering. >> do not expect to breeze through security at the nation's
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airports. >> people are a little on edge with everything going on. >> the injury happened at a critical moment, just over a minute left. >> oh, boy. you can see him go down and hit the back of the head. >> rex ryan! >> we got to get creative and think of different things. pretty unique. >> thank you for being here. it happens every time! every time! ♪ >> i guess this is turkey central. ♪ >> you poke him in the tummy, he giggles. it happens to me too! 2w5 ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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crews are on the scene of a two-alarm fire in berkeley. good morning. i'm frank mallicoat. here's the headlines on this black friday. crews are on the scene of a two- alarm fire at berkeley near the cal campus at shattuck and addison at a restaurant. there are evacuations and partial roof collapse. it's college decision time for first daughter malia obama. she is said to be considering several schools including a few in the bay area, including stanford and uc-berkeley. because of the holiday weekend, the people's court is next and college football is coming up at 11:30. we have missouri at arkansas. and if you haven't stepped outside yet, grab a coat because it is cold. >> we are off to a chilly start. clear skies plenty of sun but temperatures in the 30s and 50s
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out the door this morning. a beautiful shot over san francisco this morning. the camera is shaking with light winds out there. that's actually keeping us above freezing to keep us above freezing but still chilly out the door. temperatures as i said in the 30s and 40s areawide not going to warm up a lot. only topping out in the 50s for the warmest locations later on today. and we are going to stick with this weather for the next few days through sunday. expect clear skies and temperatures topping out only in the 50s below average for this time of the year. monday the transition day as we see our first chance of showers. and the weather is unsettled through midweek next week. traffic and weather in just a moment.
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judge milian: 17 years. how old are you? us. look so young to >> 42. wow.milian: now young.k so where did it take so long? the plaintiffs. they hired the defendant to cater their new orleans themed and simply put, it was a disaster. they never showed up on their wedding day. there was no food for their many guests and they're suing for the $5,000e penny of they're owed. are the defendants, steven and lisa. lisa says her catering manager as driving

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