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york center, i'm demarco morgan. ♪ ♪ it's tuesday, january 10th, 2017. this is the "cbs morning news." this morning -- confirmation hearings get underway for two of president-elect trump's cabinet picks. what democrats say will keep them from casting a vote. tragedy strikes twice in just hours for orlando law enforcement, when a deputy is killed in a crash during a manhunt for a cop killer. severe storms take a toll on a west coast icon toppling california's drive-through sequoias. and the tide has turned.
there's a new national champion in college football as clemson wins a thriller over alabama. >> clemson only waited 35 years. it's finally coming home, baby! it's coming home! it's coming home! good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs headquarters here in new york. good to be with you, i'm anne-marie green. senate confirmation hearings begin today for president-elect donald trump cabinet nominees. up first is attorney general nominee jeff sessions. he will be asked about his hardline stance on immigration and record on civil rights. meanwhile, mr. trump appointed his son-in-law as a senior adviser. hena daniels is here in new york. hena, good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. democrats are expressing concerns about the pace of the nominations. after his son-in-law jared kushner married to ivanka trump
with policy in foreign issues and trade issues. >> i think he's going to do good. >> reporter: despite the vote of confidence from president-elet donald trump some senate democrats are expressing reservations as confirming jeff sessions as attorney general given the alabama's senator's hardline stance on immigration and past civil rights record. >> the person serving as attorney general has to be willing to stand up to a president and say no you're wrong, you're violating law. >> reporter: homeland security nominee retired marine corps general john kelly also goes before a senate committee today. seven other trump picks are scheduled for confirmation hearings this week. democratic leader chuck schumer is calling for a delay. >> there no real chance to vet these nominees. >> reporter: schumer maintains the office of government ethics has not had time to examine each nominees' finances for potential conflicts of interest.
>> all of these nominees are going to be approved because we're in the majority and they're not. i think a lot of it is sour grapes. >> reporter: just yesterday, mr. trump named his son-in-law jared kushner. as a senior white house adviser testing a 1967 nepotism law. it prohibits hiring family members. the trump team says kushner's appointment is based on a opinion that applies to cabinet picks and does not apply to the white house. and mr. trump's opponent hillary clinton may have set the precedent when president clinton put his wife in charge of the health care tank force, a d.c. judge ruled the law did not apply to white house staff jobs. anne-marie. >> hena daniels here in new york. thank you so much, hena. well, tonight, president obama delivers his farewell address in chicago. the white house says the speech is not a victory lap. the president pro tem says his
advisers says it's to pass the torch to motivate people and fight for democracy. mr. obama tells why he chose to give the speech in chicago as opposed to washington. >> the reason i wanted to give the farewell speech in chicago as opposed to the more traditional practice of doing it in the white house. chicago is where it all started. so, i'll be thinking about being a young community organizer, fresh out of school. feeling that my faith in america's ability to bring back change and democracy. >> the president does intends to talk about what he sees as his major achievement including the economy. you can watch the president's farewell address beginning at 9:00 p.m. eastern. president obama's chief of staff denis mcdonough told
charlie rose that he believed the reason democrats lost the election was because people believe they're not getting a fair shot and the deck is stacked against them. >> you had the capacity, the bul bully pulpit to say that's not true? >> we're here to change things and if you're to stack up, charlie, the fact that we're now last friday the 72nd month of in a row of job growth, we changed the health care system. 22 million changed health care. we changed the way we did foreign affairs. we changed the way wall street did business. we feel like we made a lot of changes. nevertheless, the american people still don't feel that. >> well, ahead on "cbs this morning," more of charlie's interview with denis mcdonough. an hour's long case finally came to an end early this morning in l.a. the attempted murder suspect taunted police, at one point firing several
shots during a slow-speed chase, eventually, armored suvs cornered the car and the k-9 unit finished up the arrest. master sergeant deborah clayton was shot and killed yesterday. orlando deputy sheriff normal lewis was killed when his motorcycle was struck as he searched for the suspect. clayton confronted marquise loyd who was wanted in the murder of his pregnant ex-girlfriend. police said loyd opened fire as soon as clayton said stop. >> the man we're looking for is very dangerous if you're in or around an area, pine hills being one of those areas today with lockdown, if you don't have to be out, don't be out. consider your family first. >> authorities have been searching for loyd for weeks. it's believed someone is helping him avoid capture.
the fbi says no links to international terrorism has been found in an attack at a ft. lauderdale airport. the suspect iraq war veteran esteban santiago was appointed a public defender during a brief court appearance yesterday. kr craig boswell has more. >> reporter: wearing shackles and a red jumpsuit, esteban santiago was in a hearing today. he tolded judge he understood the charges against him and that he only what five to ten dollars in the bank. santiago is accused of killing five people and wounding six others in ft. lauderdale's airport. video from tmz appears to show the suspect pulling out his gun. last november santiago walked into an fbi offices in alaska and told federal agents, that u.s. intel against was controlling his mind. the agents took his licensed gun away for a month and then returned it. it is the same gun used in the massacre. >> so the fact that he was cleared by the doctors and they
may have found him to be under stress or having issues, the fact that they didn't issue a full and competent evaluation of him is what allowed him to have the gun back. >> reporter: legal experts say santiago's competency will be a major factor in all aspects of his case and will be central to the argument for or against the death penalty, if he is convicted. santiago will be back in court do for a detention hearing next week. craig boswell, cbs news, ft. lauderdale, florida. another powerful storm system is expected to slam the west coast later today. the system could bring another round of heavy rain, flooding and snow into california and nevada. the heaviest rain in decades hit the area. parts of california's wine country was hardest hit. the russian river rose to its highest level since 2006. winter storm warnings were in effect in the sierra mountains. the potential for blizzard and whiteout conditions. residents are being warned not to travel. and a well-known giant sequoia tree famous for the huge tunnel
carved through it back in the 1880s was toppled by the weekend storm. clemson is college football's new national champion after beating undefeated alabama 35-31. the game was decided by a two-yard touchdown pass with two seconds to go. >> watson -- touchdown! >> the lead changed hands four times in the fourth quarter. last year, alabama beat clemson to win its fourth title under nick saban, but this year's sequel ended up in clemson favor. >> arrived at the tallest line on the top of that mount. we saw the top of it last year. couldn't quite get there. tonight, we took that next step. the only thing we haven't done in the last eight years and we got it done. >> it's clemson's first title since 1981. well, coming up on the
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there were 35 close encounters last year between u.s. and iranian vessels. "usa today" says exxonmobil did business with iran and other countries under u.s. sanctions while rex tillerson was a top executive of the company. president-elect trump has nominated tillerson to run the state department. exxon said the deals were legal because they were done through a european subsidiary. "time" reports secretary of state john kerry's formal apology for lgbt bias at the department. kerry said the department had discriminated for decorates. they found sexual orientation. hundreds of state workers were fired during the cold war. to rid the department of gays and lesbians. "the washington post" says pope francis encouraged women to breast-feed in the sistine chapel. the pope heard infants crying with hunger sunday dug baptismal ceremonies. he's been supportive of public breast-feeding in the past. still ahead, mr. obama hits the right note. a music streaming service offers
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>> spotify says it needs a presidential play list. and they're setting the bar very, very high. the listing is actually a response an offhanded remark by president obama. the music streaming service says it needs someone with good team spirit, excellent worth ethic, a friendly and warm attitude and the nobel peace prize. the president has joked about working there after leasing several summer play lists on spotify. do you remember last summer? beach boys, jay z, nina simone. on the "cbs moneywatch" a volkswagen executive is facing the music in the emissions standard. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning, anne-marie. i've very much enjoyed his play lists. stocks on wall street finished lower as oil prices fell. the dow lost 76 points, the s&p
fell 8, while the nasdaq thanks to engineering and technology stocks gained 10 finishing out another record high. a top volkswagen executive is due in a florida court thursday after he was arrested in connection with the volkswagen cheating scandal. oliver schmidt was arrested over the weekend in florida. he's the ahead of volkswagen's engineering office. he's accused of conspiracy to defraud the u.s. government and wire fraud. he's the second executive from that company arrested in the case. mcdonald's is selling the controlling interest of its business in china to a state-owned conglomerate. the deal it worn to up $2.2 billion. there are 2,246 mcdonald's in china. employing 120,000 people. mcdonald's continues to revamp its business throughout the climbing sales. seven online retailers including amazon and fresh direct will start accepting food stamps. the pilot program starts this summer in seven states. it's scheduled to last about two
years. over 43 million americans receive food stamps. nearly half are children. and the ability to use those food stamps to buy food online will be particularly helpful for those with disabilities and the elderly. anne-marie. >> jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. thanks a lot, jill. still to come, presidential style. the trump family moves into the white house this month. we'll see how they might lend their unique style to the historic property. ique style to the historic property. that you didn't even know was there. and we all know what happens when one family member gets sick. but lysol spray and lysol wipes kill 99.9% of germs including 8 common cold & flu viruses to help protect your home. this cold and flu season help keep your home happy and healthy and lysol that. new aveeno®... don't just eat yogurt... wear it. daily moisturizing body yogurt.
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the president created a large protective zone in the area last year. beautiful. well, january 20th will be a whirlwind day for movers at a pennsylvania address in washington. weijia jiang explains what happens when president-elect trump and his family bring their style and stuff to the white house. >> reporter: just as the change of the president is seamless, so is the swapping of their stuff. >> 16 hours is the turnaround. a lot of what will happen the public will never see. >> reporter: he serves as the dispute assistant, he says moving can't start until noon on inauguration day. >> it's organized chaos. but it was more like a ballet between things moving in and things moving out. they had it down to a science. >> reporter: on january 20th, the choreographed chaos will unfold again when the trumps move in, turning the
white house into their home. >> i loved living in this room. it's on the sunny side of the house. >> reporter: in 1962, jackie kennedy onassis restored the building and created the white house historical association which still approves all major changes. the trumps will have free rein over the private residences barring any structural updates. and president-elect donald trump can completely redo the oval office from art to wallpaper, to the rug, a defining feature. >> one of the things that he loves in his residences is exquisite architectural detail. >> reporter: washington interior designer mary drysdale predicts the trumps will not bring the decadent style of their manhattan apartment to washington, d.c. >> they're going to be thinking about the ideas that are going to be helping their lives not focus as much attention on the $65,000 sitting down there. >> reporter: like every first family, the trumps will be temporary tenants with a deputy to preserve the permanent history of the white house.
weijia jiang, cbs news, washington. coming up on "cbs this morning" virginia senator tim kaine. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." no time for a bath? johnson's head-to-toe cleansing cloths. they're twice as big as regular wipes, so you're done in half the time. and you're off. johnson's. for every little wonder. i make sure i treat rudy too with a milk-bone biscuit. they've got vitamin d and calcium for strong bones.
some people have a hard time fitting exercise into their busy schedules but for slackers, new research shows that you can still benefit from working out even if it's not an everyday thing. dr. jon lapook has details. >> reporter: georgia, an elementary school teacher, spends two hours a week at her local gym working up a sweat. but the rest of the time, not so much. >> it's not easy. if after a long you want to just sit down and refrt rest. >> reporter: so, she hired new york sports trainer steven
ferguson to get her off the coach. >> i feel better with my body. my confidence is better. >> reporter: the so-called weekend warrior, cramming all of her exercise into one or two monster workouts. a study in jamma internal medicine compared exercise in one or two sessions with regular exercise throughout the week and found over nine years, weekend warriors had a 30% lower risk of death than inactive people. those who exercised at least three or more times a week had a 35% risk. both got either 2 1/2 hours of moderate activity or 75 minutes of vigorous activity. >> if you're jogging or walking to have a conversation, that's moderate exercise. >> reporter: he practices sports medicine in new york city. >> when you do nothing and put 60 or 90 minutes of a workout together the only thing you're doing is you're certainly more at risk for overuse injuries. >> reporter: so, you shouldn't jump into being a warrior, you
sort of ease into it? >> we prefer a gentle warrior. somebody who eases into what they do. exercise is the most powerful and safe and effective drug across the human condition. >> reporter: this is good news for people who simply can't find time during the week. but there's still reason to do exercise on a regular basis which helps a number of medical conditions and just plain makes you feel better. dr. jon lapook, cbs news, new york. here's another look at this morning's top stories. senate confirmation hearings begin today for president-elect trump's cabinet nominees. up first is attorney general nominee jeff sessions. he will be asked about his hard line stance on immigration and his record on civil rights. meanwhile, mr. trump appointed his son-in-law jared kushner as a senior adviser. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," we talk by senator tim kaine who will sit in on confirmation hearings this week for the president-elect's cabinet nominees. plus, the website imvb in a
battle over publishing their ages. and rides along with the new broadway musical "in transit." >> in analog versus digital. in a world that's digital, there's nothing more human and in the moment than human voices coming together to sing harmony. >> that's the "cbs morning news" for this morning. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. ,,,,
rain once again rolling through the bay area this morning making for a dangerous commute and concerns now over flooding. and i'll tell you, driving over the bay bridge through the caldecott tunnel, it was pretty bad! it was a little tricky this morning. >> i was telling roqui it was my worst commute ever since this began last saturday into sunday. very wet. i remember what i wanted to tell you in the makeup room. no matter how early you get in here, it's changing second by second. you have to constantly update so you feel like you're not ahead of the game but we're going to work on that. >> you're always ahead of the game. we're going to watch the rising levels of the russian river that's in the guerneville area. it has been at flood stage for over a day now. we anticipate it to crest and overflow its pages again tomorrow again. we are talking about the napa river in napa. it's at flood stage. it