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for some of you the news continues. for others check back with us a for others check back with us a little later for the morning captioning funded by cbs it's friday, december 16th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." make america great again. thank you. >> president-elect donald trump continues his thank you tour, as president obama vows to take actions against russia for election hacking. and cold blast. icy temperatures and cold snow coast-to-coast. we will tell you when the cold snap will break. 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.
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the united states will retaliate against russia for meddling in the u.s. presidential election and that is what president obama says and he says he has spoken directly to russian president vladimir putin about the hacking. and the white house suggested that president-elect donald trump knew about the russian interference. brook silva-braga is here in new york. >> reporter: president-elect trump and president obama were complimentary after their meeting last month but the future of the administration is showing signs of strain over the subject of russia. president-elect donald trump took a victory lap in pennsylvania last night, a state no republican had carried since 1988. >> we won in a landslide. this was a landslide victory. >> reporter: at the event, mr. trump also took aim at white house press secretary josh earnest, who said, thursday, trump not only knew about
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russian meddling in the election, but encouraged it. >> this foolish guy, josh earnest. i don't know if he is talking to president obama. the president is very positive but he is not positive, and, i mean, maybe he is getting his orders from somebody else? does that make sense? >> reporter: yesterday, president obama, himself, called out russian hacking in an interview with npr. >> we need to take action and well, at a time and place of our own choosing. some of it may be explicit and publicized. some of it may not be. >> reporter: u.s. intelligence officials believe russian president vladimir putin was directly involved in the hacking of democratic national committee as a way to hurt hillary clinton but the president-elect continues to question those claims, tweeting earlier, if russia or some other entity was hacking, why did the white house wait so long to act and why did they only complain after hillary lost? with 34 days until the
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inauguration he continuous to fill out his team. friedman reports hard line israeli positions including settlements in the west bank and moving the u.s. embassy to from tell tel aviv to jerusalem. >> thank you, brook. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will talk to cbs news political director john dickerson about the russian cyberattack. today the blast of arctic air that is producing bone rattling temperatures from the upper midwest to new england is triggering another round of snow he and lots of it. lake-effect snow in upstate new york produced whiteout conditions. wind gusts along the shore approached 70 miles per hour. out west, flood producing rain, as well as strong winds, hit southern california.
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chief meteorologist eric fisher of our boston station wbz says this is the first round of some very cold weather. >> the story continues to be the cold this december in stark contrast to last year. mild coast-to-coast but this is what we are waking up to out the door. windchill values well below zero. our high temps this afternoon, not particularly high. very chilly. even some record coldest high temps in parts of new england, staying in the 40s all the way down into north georgia in and around atlanta. we are also tracking this next winter storm. a big swath of winter storm warnings stretching out from the rockies into the great lakes. this is the same system has brought all of the heavy rain across california and now moves coast-to-coast. a swath of snow across the dakotas and into the northeast by saturday morning. you can see the snow totals. a pretty thick blanket here laid right on down the great lakes and into new england by the time we wake up on saturday morning. behind that storm? another blast of arctic air. by sunday morning, approaching
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30 below zero in the dakotas, that is record territory and that 2 is a morning temperature in chicago. during the day, going subzero and make for the coldest bears pplayed.home that they have ever of c of carrying out nothing short of a massacre. thousands have been killed in the fighting. and a force of volunteer syrian rescue workers, heroes really known as the white helmets have been rescuing civilians in aleppo who have been trapped by debris from the unrelenting bombings.
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154 white helmets have been killed in the line of duty. on "60 minutes" sunday, scott not known dui he started shooting. the wounded officer is in critical condition. next months, the same jury that found dylann roof guilty of federal hate crimes for the murder of nine people at a charleston church will decide if gets the death penalty. the jury convicted roof yesterday and as mark strassmann reports, it didn't take long for the panel to come to that decision. >> reporter: dylann roof's jury took two hours to find him guilty of gunning down nine bible studiers in a church
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because they were black. >> oh, my goodness. i could go on and on. >> reporter: sanders survived the attack and her son was killed in front of her. during her testimony, she called out roof for refusing to look at her. >> that goes to show you how cold and callus he is. you slaughtered nine people and you sit there and don't even look? >> reporter: federal prosecutor nathan williams called roof a man of immense hatred who commended an act of tremendous coward science. prosecutors showed roof buying the murder weapon and firing it in his backyard. going to the mother emanual church and leaving after the killings carrying a glock 45. >> di it. >> reporter: defense lawyer conceded to jurors that roof was
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guilty but suggested mental illness. the massacre had a mad energy and there is something wrong with roof's perception with how he is taking in reality. sharon risher watched every day of the trial. she lost her mother, ethyl lance, and two of her cousins in roof's rampage. >> some people would say dylann roof is the poster child upon the death penalty? >> white. that's true. if this case didn't warrant the death penalty, then i don't know what case would have. >> reporter: roof faces the death penalty in the next faces of trial which begins january 3rd. and he wantsts to a act as h hi lawyerer. the judgdge told him, that's fi, you can do that, but you c can' change y your mind oncece the penaltlty phase begins. charleston, south carolina. >> that was mark strassmann reporting. now an update on pizza gate. the man who chased a fictitious internet conspiracy to a washington pizza restaurant and opened fire is due in federal court today.
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edgar welch has been indicted on three charges punishable by up to 35 years in prison. welch said he raided the restaurant because he believed a child sex trafficking ring involving hillary clinton was run there. who contaminated the water come corpus christi, texas? rn residents are sold it is safe to use the tap water. many residents are still angry. the water problem is the city's second this year, and the fourth in the last two years. . coming up on the "morning news." player protest. university of minnesota's football team boycotts games in a show of support for fellow players. and fighting the spread of fake news. facebook announces new experiments. experiments. this is the "cbs morning news." and you're talking to youro doctor about your medication... this is humira. this is humira helping to relieve my pain and protect my joints from further damage.
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the singer is from the area where the fire killed 14 people and caused 5000,000 in damage. facebook has announced new efforts to eliminate fake news and a cop is charged in a deadly shooting. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. milwaukee's journal sentinel reports the filing of reckless homicide charges against a former city police officer. the killing of a suspect last august by dominique hagan brown sparked two days of rioting. the officer was fired two months ago over an unrelated sexual assault case. the star tribune of minneapolis reports a protest by the university of minnesota football team. they say they won't play or
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practice until ten players are back on the team. the players were suspended by the school due to sexual assault allegations. the team has a bowl game scheduled later this month. the hill says a court has ordered donald trump to give a deposition in his case against a celebrity chef. the president-elect is suing jose andre s for $10 million because he refused to open a restaurant in trump's new washington hotel. the chef started trump's sharp anti-criticism for his statements. mr. trump must testify during the first week of january. "the new york times" outlines the steps facebook is taking to label fake news story. the company says its new tools will be easy for users to flag information. facebook will also work with the associated press and other fact checking organizations to authenticate stories. "the boston globe" says a for-profit college and its parent company will pay $100 million to settle a deceptive
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we want to welcome you here today. we want to welcome you. come on. come on. >> a song and a little soft shoe and in a hardware store. that is how customers of a south florida home depot are greeted. ken williams has worked there for five years and he says he just loves his job. can't you just tell? singing while he works. on the cbs "moneywatch" now. gm's driverless cars hit the road. and a dessert disaster for whipped cream lovers. hena daniels is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. >> a positive day on wall street. led by bank stocks which stand to benefit from higher interest rates. the dollar reached its highest level against other currencies in 14 years. the dow rose 59 points. the s&p 500 gained 8. the nasdaq finished 20 points
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higher. general motors began testing self-driving cars on public roads in michigan. chevy's electric bolt is on the road in suburban, detroit with a human backup driver just in case. the detroit metro area will serve as gm's main testing center for snowy and cold weather for its autonomous fleet. gm is also testing self-driving cars in california and arizona. twenty states are suing six generic drugmakers over pricing. the suit alleges the company's artificially inflated and manipulated prices to reduce competition for antibiotics and oral diabetes medication. heritage pharmaceuticals as the principal architect of the alleged conspiracy has been identified. department of education is starting an experiment in student loan counseling. 60% of students take out college loans to finance their
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education. $150 billion in student loans are delinquent. 51 colleges and universities nationwide will participate. the government wants to know if more counseling helps makes students use better informed decision. if you plan on having whipped cream on your holiday table, you may have to make it yourself. the u.s. is facing a shortage of canned whipped cream like reddi-wip. the aerosol is in short supply because of an explosion in a plant in florida. the maker says that full supplies will not be up and running until february! >> hena daniels at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, hena. still ahead, a colorful sports broadcaster in so many ways. >> each and every day is a canvas waiting to be painted. >> we remember sideline basketball reporter craig sager.
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cars and homes. plus, the storm might be gone, but it could still impact travel in the air and on the roadways. we'll keep a close eye on all of it. join us for kpix 5 news this morning... beginning at 4:30. good morning. it's friday, december 16th. over 1,000,000 californians have gotten something that's been out of reach for far too long: health insurance. how? they enrolled through covered california. it's the health insurance marketplace where you'll find a range of plans from leading health insurance companies that offer you the best combination of quality, rates, and benefits. and, through covered california, you may get financial help to pay for coverage. to have health insurance starting january 1st, you need to enroll by december 15th. visit covereca.com today. here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country.
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join me in applause for a great man. thank you. >> friends of craig sager are remembering him. not only for his colorful tv career, but for the courageous way he faced cancer. sager died yesterday after working the sidelines of nba games for nearly a quarter century. he was beloved by fans, players, and coaches alike. >> the most amazing part of him is his courage. what he has endured and the fight that he's put up, the courage that he has displayed during the situation is beyond my comprehension. >> craig sager was 65 years old. the widow of the orlando massacre gunman wants to change their son's name. the 4-year-old is partly named
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after the gunman omar mateen. a court petition filed in california by noor salman doesn't list a new name. mateen killed 49 people in june at the pulse nightclub. michelle obama talks about race and her husband's achievements in her final one-on-one interview at the white house. she spoke with oprah winfrey for an upcoming cbs special. >> barack didn't just talk about hope because he thought it was just a nice slogan to get votes. i mean, he and i and so many believe that -- what else do you have if you don't have hope? >> yeah. >> what do you give your kids if you can't give them hope? >> we will bring you more of the first lady's interview with oprah winfrey coming up on "cbs this morning." the special airs monday night on cbs. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." ,,,,,,,,
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here is another look at this morning's top stories. president obama says the united states will respond to russian cyber attacks designed to influence the presidential election. the white house suggested president vladimir putin authorized the hacking. mr. obama says he has talked to putin about the hacking. the kremlin says putin gave the president a clear sponsor to the allegations back in september. this morning, from the upper midwest to new england, folks are waking up to dangerously cold temperatures. along with that arctic air mass comes another round of snow, followed by some more bone chilling temperatures. so bundle up if you go out or maybe stay home and shop. online shopping is expected to account for a record 18% of
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holiday sales this year. the people at fedex showed don dahler how they are preparing for the christmas crunch. >> reporter: at its distribution centers like this one in the bronx, fedex has beefed up staffing and increased workers hours to handle a record number of shipments. managing director nanet malbranch. >> we have been preparing for this all year ever since last peak. we had 50,000 additional seasonal workers on board. we have got 15 meteorologists 24/7 watching the weather worldwide and we are geared up here. >> reporter: it's not just fedex gearing up. u.p.s. also expects to break its record of more than 700 million packages delivered. the company relocated hundreds of staff in shipping hubs to pitch it. the increase in online shopping will drive up the volume of packages this holiday season. u.p.s. will handle 14% more packages than last year and fedex is expected to increase them by 10%.
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the major shippers are working overtime to handle the avalanche of orders and prevent shopper discontent. u.p.s. on-time delivery rate was 93.1% last week and fedex ground was 96.2. considering they move millions of packages a day, even a few percentage points means hundreds of thousands of late deliveries. satish tracks the major carriers. >> christmas is on sunday and even though saturday not a working day. if they find packages that didn't make it on time when people ordered it correctly, they will put people on the streets to make a delivery to people are not disappointed. >> reporter: friday is expected to be one of the busiest online shopping days of the year. it's the last day packages can be guaranteed to arrive by christmas without an extra charge. don dahler, cbs news, new york. >> oh, man! i did a whole lot of online shopping. let's hope the packages get there. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning,"
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we will hear from a hiker who tells how she survived after being stranded for two days in blizzard conditions near a mountain top. and rapper joins us in the studio with his new album. the studio. that is the "cbs morning news" for this friday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. have a great day. [music]
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we'd do anything for kids. yet 1 in 6 children in the us struggle with hunger. help end childhood hunger near you. learn how at feedingamerica.org. i'm michelle griego. r good morning, everyone. it is friday, we made it! yes! december 16. [ laughter ] >> i'm michelle griego. >> i'm anne makovec in for kenny choi. rain may be over but the
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effects of the biggest storm of the season still to be felt all across the bay area this morning. so let's get a quick look at what we are facing this friday. happy friday, ladies. >> happy friday. >> barely made it. >> made it, yes. >> we can do this! [ laughter ] >> you know, after i left here yesterday, i went to the dentist and i just laid down and i was out! i was so out! >> you are a hard worker. >> you know there's a problem when you want to go to the dentist to relax! >> the dentist is actually talking -- shh, shh. stop it. [ laughter ] >> just drill and that's about it. what a day yesterday. we were talking earlier and i was saying usually when we have something that produces less than an inch of rain i don't like to call it a storm. i call it an area of low pressure or a system. this storm was so big yesterday, i wanted to name it. i wanted to name this one like you do hurricanes. >> yes. >> boy, what a day we had yesterday. good morning, everybody. we're still recovering. my hair will be done in a few minutes. let's go a

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