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captioning funded by cbs it's tuesday, december 4th. this is the "cbs morning news." president george h.w. bush is lying in state in the capitol rotunda. the last president from the greatest generation is being honored at the u.s. capitol. throughout the night admirers paid their respects to a true american hero. she's heard the grisly recording. now cia director gina haspel is going to tell senator leaders about the slaying of jamal khashoggi. migrants at the u.s.-mexico border are seen hopping the
fence. why they're being criticized by their felow migrants. 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. former president george h.w. bush is lying in state in the capitol rotunda this morning. his casket will remain there in until tomorrow morning when it will be taken to the national cathedral for a state funeral. through the night, those who admired mr. bush paid their respects. nikole killian is in washington with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. this is the first full day that members of the public will have to pay there are respects at the capitol, and even in these overnight hours we've seen a steady stream of people coming by and only expect the numbers will grow throughout the day. people of all ages are filing through the capitol rotunda to say a final good-bye to fo nd,
i still was going to stand in it. ♪ >> reporter: yesterday in texas, the extended family and his with a president george w. bush looked on. ♪ inside, washington's current political leaders highlighted the dedication the late president had to his country. >> his example will always inspire, and his lifetime of service will be enshrined in the hearts of the american people forever. >> reporter: majority leader mitch mcconnell praised his service as a navy combat pilot in world war ii. >> george herbert walker bush steered this country as straight as he steered that airplane. he kept us fling high and challenged us to fly higher still. prident ump and first lady
melania trump visited the rotunda where the 45th president saluted the 41st. even though president trump has feuded with members of the bush family in the past, he seems to be putting aside his differences at least for now. he is expected to attend the late president's funeral tomorrow which he has declared a national day of mourning. anne-marie? >> thanks a lot, nikole. cbs news will provide special coverage of the state funeral of president bush. watch it tomorrow morning here on cbs. later today, the director of the cia heads to capitol hill to brief senate leaders on the murder of journalist jamal khashoggi. gina haspel did not take part in a closed door briefing last week on khashoggi's death. she has heard the purported audio that turkey says is audio of the murder. he was killed two months ago. u.s. officials believe mohammed bin salman at the least knew about the plot to kill
khashoggi, who had been critical of the saudi regime. plans to house a statue of a confederate soldier in a new $5 million building on the outskirts of the campus of north carolina sparked a noisy demonstration. the controversial bronze statue known as "silent sam" was torn down by protesters in august. yesterday angry demonstrators chanted "no shrine for sam" as they confronted police. we have more from new york, good morning, mark. >> reporter: good morning. the school's chancellor said they got about 5,000 comments from the public about that monument, and they read all of them. in the end, a committe with 20 possible locations for the statue including back where it was in august, but they said that location was too dangerous. they settled on somewhere else. students ring y "
they're protesting the plan to house the confederate statue in a new secured $5.3 million facility. >> when you allot $5 million to a rosenstein to the confederacy states of america that are giving students a cultural center or invest in resources or investing resources in diversity programs, it is hard to believe that inclusivity is genuinely in your heart. >> reporter: the chancellor says state law requires them to keep the statue on campus. >> i have a preference to move it off campus, but like everyone here, i swore to obey the law. and sometimes you don't agree with laws.>>te chaellor says the new building would house other historical artifacts for educational purposes. on monday night, this is how some of those students responded to the plan. there was at leat one unc trustee who spoke out against the change. >> we cannot, at least i cannot
ignore what the war was fought over -- slavery. >> reporter: the school spent more than $400,000 on security for "silent sam" last year. it had been standing on unc's campus more than a century before protesters tore it down in august. and the new building is expected to be finished in about four years and will cost more than $800,000 a year to operate. anne-marie? >> mark liverman here in new york. thanks a lot. arkansas officials are trying to figure out what caused the deadly crash of a charter bus carrying young football players from tennessee. the bus crashed along an interstate near benton early yesterday. the bus driver says that she lost control. one young boy was killed, and dozens injured. omar villafranca has details. >> reporter: the horror can be summed up just by looking at what remains of this charter bus filled with elementary school kids. >> we are starting rescue at this time. there's probably 50 people on the bus. >> reporter: they were members
of an all-star youth football b imemp tese coaches, chaperones, and 40 children. among them 9-year-old cameron johnson who was killed. some of the seriously injured as young as 7 years old. one coach told a memphis newspaper from his hospital bed that the driver swerved. "we just started flipped 15 or 20 times. went down a hill, over a service road, and down another hill." >> devastating. devastating. >> reporter: this man was one of several coaches and parents who raced over 100 miles to arkansas children's hospital in little rock. >> this was a huge thing for the boys. they practiced for the last six weeks, and they were super excited. so it just -- a bad thing. >> reporter: cbs news, little authorits in cta rica rme if a body they discovered is missing american woman carla stefaniak.
the body was discovered near a rental property where she was visiting to celebrate her 36th birthday. her sister-in-law was traveling with her but left early. stefani stefaniak's family lost contact with her on november 27th, the night before she was scheduled to return to her home near miami. a private forensic examination indicates a black man killed by alabama police at a mall was shot three times in the back side of his body. the officer apparently mistook e.j. bradford for the shooter when someone opened fire thanksgiving night. authorities won't release officer body cam video or other evidence. bradford's family wants the officer charged with homicide. the centers for disease control reports the numb patients with a rare polio-like disease appears to have peaked. there have been 134 confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis, but there's been a
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after an attack in afghanistan, and lawyers want stormy daniels to pay up. those are some of the headlines on the "morning newsstand." "time" reports president trump's lawyers say stormy daniels should pay nearly $800,000 in attorney fees and penalties for filing a failed defamation suit against mr. trump. one attorney told a federal judge in los angeles that his firm put in more than 500 hours on the case. he wants nearly $390,000 in fees and an equal amount in sanctions to deter daniels from filing another allegedly frivolous lawsuit. her attorney, michael avenatti, called the suggested sanctions absurd. "the pittsburgh post-gazette" reports a fourth soldier has died from wounds suffered last week in a roadside bomb in afghanistan. 24-year-old sergeant jason mcclary of export, pennsylvania, died sunday at a military hospital in germany. three other service members were killed in the attack, and two were wounded. the taliban claimed responsibility. mcclary leaves behind a wife and two sons.
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white house economic advisor larry kudlow said china could cut tariffs on u.s. car imports and roll back retaliatory on u.s. agricultural imports. president trump and chinese president xi jinping agreed to the trade truce during a meeting in argentina saturday, but none of the commitments was agreed to in writing, and specifics have yet to be worked out. official statements from the chinese made no mention of the concessions. news of the trade truce sent stocks in this country higher. tech companies led the way. the dow jumped nearly 288 points, and the s&p 500 added 30 points. the nasdaq composite finished nearly 111 points higher. and speaking of the overall economy, fed chairman jerome powell says despite solid economic progress, challenges do remain. speaking at a fed awards ceremony in washington, d.c., yesterday, powell pointed to slow wage group for lower income workers, sluggish productivity, and an aging population.
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the report recommends no screen time -- that's right, no screen time for children up to the age of 2 and suggest a limit of one hour a day for kids 2 and older. >> pretty good advice. my kid always ends up going back to blocks and lego and play-doh anyway. makes sense. thank you very much. still to come, the upper crust. what goes into a pizza at a houston restaurant that's a favorite of former president george h.w. bush. s a favorite of former president george h.w. bush. oats seem pretty simple right? they're actually kind of extraordinary. see, oats contain a soluble fiber called beta-glucan. beta what? stay with me here. this is where it gets interesting. this fiber really doesn't like cholesterol. so it traps some of the bad cholesterol and shows it a thing or two. making quaker oats a delicious part of a heart-healthy diet. high five, fiber!
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just a little bit further. sherri fleck has 106 christmas trees in her home in just about every room. each of the trees has a different theme from "star wars" to planes and trains and automobiles. many of the themes were picked out by her grandskids and her kids. fleck says that the trees are her passion. i would think so. people across the country are paying tribute to former president george h.w. bush in their own way at one houston pizza shop where mr. bush and his late wife barbara were regulars. they have their own special memories. here's more. >> reporter: it's not a five-star restaurant, but what fuzzy's pizza does have is a presidential seal of approval. >> the second he walked in the door, it was our friend coming to see us. >> reporter: former president george h.w. bush sat right here. so much so the owners of the houston spot, rita and fuzzy, named a pizza after him. >> this is president bush pizza. >> reporter: topped with all of
his favorites like pepperoni, italian sausage, and artichoke hearts, it's their top seller. did he ever leave anything on the plate? >> not that i remember. i think he did a pretty good job of eating. >> reporter: eating not only on the restaurant's usual dinnerware but fine china that the couple bought specially for him. >> we're going to miss him. you know, miss our friend. >> reporter: with mr. bush's rave reviews, word got out over the years. fuzzy attributes a 25% boost in business thanks to the former president. for fuzzy, it's not how bush affected his wallet but how he touched his heart. >> president bush says fuzzy is the american dream. >> reporter: fuzzy was born in syria and came to the u.s. with just $50 in his pocket. mr. bush's encouragement was special. >> he's so happy to see me doing really well. >> reporter: the hajars will miss their most high-profile customer, but they'll always have the memories. the memories and one of the most popular pizzas in town. cbs news, houston.
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our top stories this morning, president trump and the paying their respects to former president george h.w. bush last night. mr. bush is lying in state in the capitol rotunda. his casket was brought there from texas yesterday. the president died friday at his home in houston. tomorrow morning he'll be moved to the national cathedral for a state funeral. the president will be buried next to his wife and daughter on the grounds of texas a&m university on thursday. later today, cia director gina haspel heads to capitol hill to brief senate leaders on the murder of journalist jamal khashoggi. khashoggi was killed at the saudi consulate in istanbul two months ago. u.s. intelligence officials believe saudi crown prince mohammed bin salman at the very least knew about the plot to >>
paris over the weekend exposed widespread discontent about the rising costs of living there. at least 130 people were hurt weave more from paris. >> reporter: in a cloud of teargas, french police run toward a group of protesters in paris. arc detriomphe, they yell "back up" and startgating the democrat starts who appear to be hurling stones at them. this footage was released by french police after the worst riots to hit france's capital in over a decade. paramedics in pairs protested against government reforms, setting fires and blocking a bridge to the the yellow vest protest named after the safety vests worn by most beely -- mostly peaceful
demonstrators began three weeks ago. they were fueled by a rise in the gasoline tax in a country where diesel already costs $6 a gallon and will go up another roughly 28 cents in january. the rallies have morphed into a fight against the rising cost of living. on sunday french president macron was booed as he toured the damage. he's vowed he won't back down on the fuel taxes aimed at cutting carbon emissions. protesters who have no formal leadership say they won't stop until they get what they want. until when would you like to continue these protests? "we don't have a choice," this ambulance driver told me. "if we don't stay here today, it's the end of our livelihoods." the government hinted that it might offer concessions. the rime minister's office said he would announce, quote, measures in favor of the protesters. roxanna sabieri, cbs news, pas. coming up first on "cbs this morning," former cia director robert gates shares his memories of the 41st president.
plus, a wells fargo computer glitch led to more than 500 home foreclosures that could have been avoided. anna werner looks at the financial and emotional toll on families. and the increase in households buying artificial trees for christmas. a look at the debate over real versus fake trees. that's the "cbs morning news" for this tuesday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. ♪
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