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little later for the morning news and of course cbs this morning. captioning funded by cbs captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, december 8th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." on the run. a manhunt is underway for the person suspected of shooting two georgia police officers, killing one of them. >> back off! back off! >> chaos and fear erupting at a reno high school as a knife-wielding student is shot by a campus police officer. and twitter attack. the president-elect lashes out against a union leader who called mr. trump out on his carrier deal. good morning from the studio
57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. a suspect who killed a georgia police officer and wounded another is on the run this morning. law enforcement officials are looking for this man, minguell lembrick. a 30,000 reward is being offered for information leading to his arrest. shortly after the shooting, a message on his facebook page read another life gone and not going to jail. don champion has our report. >> reporter: gunfire broke out wednesday morning in the town of americus, about 130 miles south of georgia. an americus police officer and an officer from georgia southwestern state university responded to a domestic dispute. >> gunshots were exchanged and the two officers were wound. >> reporter: police say 25-year-old americus officer nicholas smar was killed and jody smith was critically
wounded. investigators identified 32-year-old minguell lembrick as the gunman and offering a reward for his arrest. >> he is considered armed and dangerous. >> reporter: the georgia bureau of investigation and the fbi and at least 20 law enforcement agencies are working together to find lembrick. on his facebook page the suspect allegedly wrote he was not going to jail. >> this is a very dangerous individual and we need to have him off the streets. >> reporter: police say he has outstanding warrants for kidnapping and other charges related to a previous domestic incident but the two officers diknowd not is background when they responded to the 911 call. georgia southwestern university went into lockdown as a precaution, though the shooting happened off campus. >> campus is safe and at no time were any students involved or in danger. >> reporter: at least five other georgia law enforcement officers have been killed by gunmen so far this year. don champion, cbs news. a knife wielding nevada high school student is in critical condition after being shot by a police officer. the 14-year-old suspect was threatening other students with
what appeared to be two knives yesterday morning at huck high school in reno. students rushed to get out of the way and officers shot the suspect after he refused to surrender. >> there was an altercation between two students on campus. at some point following that altercation, one student, a 14-year-old male, had armed himself with a knife. once armed with a knife, the student began threatening others on campus. >> no one else was injured. it's unclear what provoked the incident. this morning, much of the country is engulfed by an arctic deep freeze. temperatures up to 35 degrees below normal stretch from the northern plains south and there is snow, too. so much in north dakota that even tow trucks are getting stuck. there are whiteout conditions and the weather system is expected to last for days. chief meteorologist eric fisher of our boston station wbz has details. >> reporter: we continue to watch some of the coldest air in quite some time now that the
freezer door is open to the arctic and seep down to the northern states by the end of the week and deep into the southeast by the time we get to saturday morning and looking at this pattern that will hold on the next seven to ten days. not a short thing but a longer term pattern for this month. friday morning looking at lows 20 below zero in north dakota 20s all the way down into mississippi, alabama, and georgia. and by the time we get to saturday morning, sub freezing air as far south as north florida. . so freeze or profit conditions are possible for many of the citrus groves there. cold air machine will be cranking up in the next feud. we will be measuring it in feet down wind of all the great lakes. windy, very cold, mid winter conditions. there is another system we are watching out on the west coast. this one not just bringing mountain snow through the rest of this week but low land snow in and around seattle. very low snow levels so wintry conditions really stretching out across the country. i'm meteorologist eric fisher for cbs news. president-elect donald trump continues his thank you tour in
iowa today. his latest cabinet appointments include a climate change denier to head the epa, but this morning's headlines is about a growing feud between mr. trump and a union leader who criticized mr. trump's claim to have saved 1,100 jobs in indiana. roxana saberi is here in new york. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the union leader called mr. trump's deal to save jobs at the carrier plant in indiana a promise halfway delivered. soon after that, the president-elect lashed out on twitter. the latest dustup came after indiana's united steelworkers union president chuck jones appeared on cnn, blasting president-elect donald trump for overstating the number of jobs that would be saved as part of the carrier deal. >> we have a lot of our members when the word was coming out of 1,100, they thought that they would have a job. then they find out the next day after friday, that most likely they weren't. 550 were still going to lose
their jobs. >> reporter: moments later, mr. trump fired back on twitter writing, in part, chuck jones has done a terrible job representing workers. no wonder companies flee the country. just last week, the president-elect visited the indianapolis-based plant to tout the deal to keep 800 jobs in the u.s. >> companies are not going to leave the united states any more without consequences. not going to happen. >> reporter: the comments came as mr. trump made another controversial nomination to his cabinet. tapping oklahoma attorney general scott pruitt to head the environmental protection agency. pruitt has repeatedly sued the epa over fossil fuel regulations. >> it is the most damming thing that i see with respect to our ability to grow as a country. >> reporter: in a statement this year, a club said having pruitt in charge of the epa is like putting an arsonist in charge of fighting fires. mr. trump also picked former
wrestle i wrestling champion linda mcmahon to head the small business administration and john kelly to run the department of homeland security. mr. trump also travels to the ohio state university in columbus, ohio, today, to meet with first responders and victims of a car and knife attack there last month. the incident left 13 people injured. a campus police officer shot and killed the attacker. >> roxana saberi here in new york, thanks a lot. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will talk to susan page, "usa today" washington bureau chief, about how the trump administration is shaping up. two juveniles are being held in tennessee charged with starting the wildfires that killed 14 people. the fires damaged or destroyed more than 2,400 homes and other buildings in east tennessee in and near the great smoky mountains national park. the juveniles are from tennessee but they are not from that area. officials say the fire that killed 36 people in the oakland warehouse started on the ground floor and then it spread
quickly. the broke broke out last friday night. there was a dance party taking place on the second floor. there were no sprinklers or fire alarms. the fast moving smoke and flames trapped the victims. the trial of dylann roof the man charged with murdering nine people in a black south carolina church resumes today. the u.s. attorney called roof's act cold and calculated and that he fired more than 70 times. than 70 times. one witness looked toward roof and described him as evil. roof's attorney suggested he should be spared the death penalty. overseas now. russia said this morning, it is close to reaching an understanding on the besieged syrian city of aleppo. syrian rebels are calling for a cease-fire to evacuated wounded virgin islands. the kremlin says the deal to allow them to leave the city will be on the agenda when john kerry meets the russian foreign minister in germany today.
coming up on the "morning news." state lawmakers are trying to pass another anti-abortion measure. and vice president joe biden's cancer moonshot gets a big boost. this is the "cbs morning news." ♪ la vie est belle la vie est belle, the eau de parfum. lancôme. available at macy's, your fragrance destination. try theraflu expressmax,nd flu hold you back now in new caplets. it's the only cold & flu caplet that has a maximum strength formula with a unique warming sensation you instantly feel. theraflu. for a powerful comeback. new expressmax caplets. oh, it's actually...s your sfx: (short balloon squeal) it's ver... sfx: (balloon squeals) ok can we... sfx: (balloon squeals)
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a powerful delta four rocket lights the evening sky at cape canaveral. it lifted a u.s. air force satellite into a high orbit more than 22,000 miles above the equator. it will be a vital communications link for u.s. troops worldwide. a push in ohio for another restrictive abortion bill and a plane crash investigation into pakistan. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. "wall street journal" reports that the crash of a pakistan international airliner killed all 48 people aboard. it went down yesterday in the country's mountainous northwest region. the pilots reported an engine failure shortly after takeoff.
"the columbus dispatch" reports the passage of the nation's strictest abortion limit in ohio. a bill sent to the governor would prohibit abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected. now that could be as early as six weeks into the pregnancy. a ban on abortions after 20 weeks is expected to be passed today. twin cities.com says the nation's first somali american lawmaker was harassed by a d.c. cabbie. she wrote on facebook that the driver on tuesday they say shouted anti-muslim insults and threatened to rip off her hijab. she was just elected to the represent a minneapolis neighborhood in minnesota's legislature. "the washington post" says president obama will sign a bill to boost medical research and ease drug approvals. both parties support the 21st century cure act. it includes nearly $2 billion for the cancer moonshot research backed by joe biden.
the senate majority leader praised the vice president. >> always, i don't always agree with him, but i do trust him, implicitly. he doesn't break his word. he doesn't waste time telling me why i'm wrong. he gets down to brass tacks. and he keeps in sight the stakes. >> the cancer portion of the bill is named for biden's son beau. he died last year of a brain tumor at the age of 46. still to come, throwback thursday with a pop superstar. ♪ >> madonna sings her greatest hits as she hitches a ride in the latest carpool karaoke. ♪ not back. it's looking up not down. it's feeling up thinking up living up. it's being in motion... in body in spirit in the now. boost. it's not just nutrition, it's intelligent nutrition. with 26 vitamins and minerals and 10 grams of protein.
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in james corden's suv to do a little twerking. she also revealed she had once kissed michael jackson. memories of high school. oh, man! on the cbs "moneywatch." mcdonald's puts a spin on its french fries and crackdown on a reverse mortgage ads. hena daniels is at the new york stock change with that and more. >> good morning. the dow and s&p 500 opened at all-time highs. investors grabbed stocks that tend to do better in faster economic growth like tech and industrial companies. the dow jones jumped 297 points. the s&p 500 gained 29. the nasdaq finished 60 points higher. two southern california reverse mortgage companies have been fined for deceptive advertising practices. american advisers group, reverse mortgage solutions, and ag financial used ads to mis-lead people to reassuring claims can i lose my house? no, you can't. reverse mortgages give homeowners cash in exchange for equity in their homes. the ads are aimed at retirees or those approaching retirement. the diet supplement retailer gnc agreed to pay $2.25 million
to settle a case with federal prosecutors. gnc admits no wrongdoing. prosecutors alleged they sold oxy elite pro and said it contained natural plant extracts. it actually contained illegal synthetic stimulants made in china. delta airlines is considering bringing back free meals in coach. delta is trying out complimentary meals on flights from new york to california. some ofthe airline industry's most competitive. continental airlines was the last major carrier to serve free meals in the main cabin and that was six years ago. potato lovers take note. a twist of sorts on mcdonald's french fries. the hamburger chain is selling waffle fries in canada. mcdonald waffle fries available during the holidays in most of its canadian stores but unsure it will ever make south of the border but i sure hope they do. >> who doesn't love waffle
fries? i'm canadian and canada tends to be a test market observe for often for mcdonald's. we had the mcpizza and the mchot dog. none of that made it south of the border! >> yeah. i would try mcpizza any day. >> somehow i think waffle fries might be a little more popular. hena daniels at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, hena. still ahead, shedding a light on the safe cars. we will show you this year's picks for the savest vehicles on the road and those including who met new headlight criteria. ...oral-b crossaction is clinically proven to... ...remove more plaque than sonicare diamondclean. my mouth feels so clean. i'll only use an oral-b! the #1 brand used by dentists worldwide. oral-b. brush like a pro. pain from a headache whecan make this...d,
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handlers say they did not understand commands in chinese when they arrived last month and they preferred to eat biscuits from america. the giant pandas were born three years ago in atlanta. well, they are southern bells!% of course, they want to eat biscuits. and cute too. the insurance industry's latest auto safety ratings are out. as craig boswell reports. its experts are looking at the latest models in a whole new light. >> reporter: crash tests on the front and side are a major factor in determining the safety of a vehicle. but this year, the insurance institute for highway safety says better headlights are also necessary to make its annual top safety list. >> we have raised the bar for auto manufacturers. you've got to have head laps that do a good job or acceptable job of light up the road in front of you at night. >> reporter: adrian lunn says light can help prevent a crash.
here is a view from a high rated headlight where obstacles are visible compared to a vehicle that received a poor headlight rating. of the cars tested, 38 received the top honor of safety pick plus. toyota lexus had the most models, followed by honda and its acura division. are cars safer now more than ever before? >> absolutely. >> reporter: automatic emergency braking is part of the reason why. it's now standard in more than 20 models. motor trend's chris claw says two years ago when the iahs made safety braking part of their system cars added it and believes it will do it with improved headlights. >> when consumers are asked what their priorities are when shopping for a car, safety is one of the top three items that they mention. >> reporter: you don't have to break the bank to buy safety. the iass found top perform ing cars in most every vehicle class. craig boswell, cbs news, washington. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning,"
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,,,,,,,, a national job placement company is being sued for allegedly favoring hispanics over african-americans. dean reynolds reports from chicago. >> reporter: mvp staffing is a job placement agency that operates 60 offices in 38 states. its vehicles carry thousands of mostly temporary workers to client companies every day. and it now stands accused of rigging the business against african-americans. built on the testimony of alleged mvp whistle blowers, the lawsuit charges the company systematically placed hispanics over blacks and for one reason.
hispanics were often undocumented and less inclined to complain about hours and conditions. jeff sellers represents them. >> the actions of mvp we have uncovered were either responsive to the client company's demands or what they anticipated the client companies wanted. >> reporter: 29-year-old kevin james turned to mvp after a string of odd jobs. how many times did you seek a job through them? >> i would say at least 20 times. >> reporter: and you got it once? >> that is correct. of work for the last month and - has little recourse but to turn to placement agencies like mvp. >> i was hoping i could go up to one of those companies and seek help for work. >> reporter: is it frustrating that you can't? >> it's very frustrating. >> reporter: african-americans who make up 29% of chicago's population account for 52% of the city's unemployed. the lack of jobs or even the hope of landing one is considered a factor in the city's escalating violence. >> people respond to that
feeling of disenfranchisement in a variety of ways and some may respond with violence. others respond in other ways, but it is -- it really is sort of a cancer on the fabric of the community. >> reporter: we have called and e-mailed mvp staffing since the lawsuit was filed on tuesday, but the company has had no comment. the workers involved in the case are suing for an end to the discrimination, as well as the lost wages they say was caused by it. dean reynolds, cbs news, chicago. here is another look at this morning's top story. a manhunt is underway for minguell lembrick who authorities believe shot a police officer and wounded another. he is considered armed and dangerous. the officers were shot responded to a domestic dispute about 130 miles south of atlanta. coming up after your local
news on "cbs this morning," norah talks with paula broadwell in her first national tv interview since her affair with david petraeus became public four years ago. plus efforts to stop the widespread actions of surgeons performing two or more operations at the same time. and gayle talks with legendary musician don henley about his new kennedy center honor. that is the "cbs morning news" for this thursday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. ,,,,
>> through those raindrops you can barely see the cars but they are making their way in. it's been raining all night in some parts of the bay. how much longer will it last? let's ask the experts. roberta? >> good morning, roqui. >> good morning. >> good morning. you know, that was dramatic when we took a look out towards the golden gate bridge because it looks like christmas lights. >> kind of. >> the rain coming through the lights, the bright lights looking out towards the golden gate bridge. our live hi-def doppler radar look at the green on the screen. when you see that, then now it is raining throughout the bay area. now, at this particular time, we are zooming in so you can take a look at just how long it's going to rain. it will rain through the morning commute. we'll have scattered showers throughout the day. it will rain through the evening commute. we are going to have rain showers this time tomorrow morning through the morning commute in fact, once it starts raining today, we are going to be in and out of the showers all the way through the weekend. we will have some periods of some sunshine ov