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♪ it's tuesday, december 27th. it's 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." political dustup. president obama says he could have won a third term. to that, president-elect says no way. mall chaos, fights and fireworks, and people running for safety and forced the evacuation of several malls around the country. oh, that ain't good. thousands of travelers are still trying to make it home after a winter storm shut down roads and winter storm shut down roads and cancelled flights.
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captioning funded by cbs good morning, from the cbs 57 newsroom at cbs headquarters in new york. good to be with you. i'm meg oliver in for anne-marie green. this morning, there's a new bone of contention between president obama and president-elect trump, mr. obama said had he run again wednesday mr. trump, he would have won. not so, says the president-elect suggesting will obama's record would have prevented him from winning. roxana saberi is here. >> mr. trump took to twitter to disagree. this follows a series of rare public confrontations between the outgoing and incoming administrations. >> reporter: in a hypothesis presidential race, president-elect donald trump says there's no way he would lose to president obama, citing jobs, isis and obamacare as the
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reasons on twitter. the comment came in response to a podcast interview the president gave to a former senior adviser suggesting the contrary. >> i'm confident if i would have run again and articulated i could have mobilized the majority of people to rally behind it. >> reporter: mr. president-elect trump weighing in on a number of foreign policy issues before officially takes office. >> abstention. >> reporter: yesterday, he blasted the united nations as, quote, a club for people to have a good time, days after the u.s. voted to condemn the israel settlement. trump has also signaled a break with decades of longstanding nuclear policy and nuclear weapons citing the united states needs to expand its nuclear capability. and mr. trump is seriously defending his charitable foundation in a series of tweets saying he maintained the foundation never used donations
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for salaries or other expenses and that 100% was given to charity. mr. trump's foundation has been under investigation in the state of new york citing that the foundation may have been used for his personal benefit. mr. trump announce head will be shutting down his foundation but the new york attorney general's office says he can't do that until the investigation is complete. meg. >> roxana saberi here in new york. thank you. coming up on "cbs this morning," we'll talk about the u.s. resolution demanding an end of israeli settlements with ian bremmer. a global political. a number of shoppers at area mall has to take cover after a string of fights broke out last night. fights and disturbances from reported malls from long island, new york, to texas. at some, there were false reports of gunfire. a fight among about ten teens broke out at a mall in
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manchester, connecticut. there were several arrests, but the scene was the same outside of cleveland that seemed to have been organized on social media. seven people were injured during a fight at a mall on long island. today, a significant storm will impact the pacific northwest, including heavy snow and strong winds. but folks in the northern plains to the great lakes are trying to recover from a holiday storm that decented travel. bendy gillette reports. >> reporter: dangerous weather conditions shut down the airport in minot, north dakota at least until tuesday. heavy winds also closed expressways there both north and south dakota for several hours. some were covered in ice. motorists were warned to stay off the roads. shovellers in bismarck uncovered difficulty, while snowblowers got a hardy workout. >> i think i shovelled more than
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this since i owned a snowblower. >> reporter: gusty winds some as high as 66 miles an hour affected takeoff at landing. >> super bumpy, we got a little motion sickness. >> reporter: chicago's midway airport led the nation in flight delays. it's a different story in lansing, michigan, where it's downright warm. the state capital broke a 125-year-old temperature record monday. wendy gillette, for cbs news, new york. overseas, one of the flight recorders from the russian jet that crashed into the black sea was recovered this morning. it was found about a mile from shore. the site located a beacon of a modern version. all 92 people on board are believed dead after the jet crashed shortly after taking off sunday from the russian city of sochi. this morning, russia grounds all
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154 jets until the reason is determined. in hawaii, japanese prime minister shinzo abe will become the first japanese prime minister to visit the u.s.s. memorial in pearl harbor. he will join president obama at the historic arizona memorial. abe will not apologize for the attack. the visit comes six months after mr. obama became the first sitting american president to visit hiroshima, site of the first u.s. atomic bombing. five inmates who broke out of a jail in eastern tennessee have been captured. a sixth remains on the run. david fazier had been in cust today for aggravated robbery and possession of a weapon. he is considered dangerous. the fifth broke out of jail early christmas morning by removing a toilet and going through a wall behind it.
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apparently, it will be leaking. this year may go down as one of the worst years for drunk driving deaths. an average 28 people a day have been killed in dui accidents. kris van cleave talked to a woman who understands all too well the pain a drunk driver is cause. >> it must be a moment you think about all the time. >> constantly. >> reporter: christine alexander knows the pain a drunk driver can cause because she was one. when you got in the car that night, did you know how intoxicated you were? >> no. >> reporter: did you shouldn't drive? >> i didn't think i was that intoxicated. i thought i was fine to drive. >> reporter: that night in 2004, she had a blood alcohol level twice the legal limit. driving home from the bar she crashed into her boyfriend's motorcycle. he died she went to jail. in 2016, 265 people died in
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alcohol-impaired crashes. an increase from the year before. 2016 could be even deadlier. >> if you're drinking, don't drive. >> reporter: national highway traffic administrator. >> we have seen increases we have not seen in 15 years, it's tragic. >> reporter: why do you think? >> that's what we're still trying to figure out. >> reporter: nhtsa uses sernss to determine a driver's blood alcohol level, if it's too high, the car won't start. for christine alexander, it's too late. >> every waking moment you relive it, you can't take it back. >> reporter: virginia is planning to start testing the drunk driving technology next year. the system can be offered as an optional feature in new cars by 2020. kris van cleave, cbs news, washington. coming up on the "morning
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news" colombia crash investigation. new information in the crash of a plane carrying a brazilian soccer team. and thousands of people attend a girl's birthday party after an invitation goes viral. this is the "cbs morning news."
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in colombia. colombian officials say the plane had no fuel and the engine shut down. the pilot failed to notify air traffic control before it was too late. the plane was flying nearly 1,000 pounds overweight and higher than the recommended altitude. >> the los angeles times reports on the death of pioneering astrophysicist vera reuben. he's best known for uncovering evidence of dark matter in the 1970s. she's credited for groundwork for the theory. rubin was 83 years old. the philadelphia inquire rer report os a rationally charged tweet by a professor. a professor wrote all i want for christmas is white genocide. maher who is white said it was not. bbc news said cheetahs are
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heading towards extinction. new reports estimate there are 7100 left in the wild. the world's fastest animals are in trouble partly because they come in contact with humans. and the miami herald says thousands showed up for a mexican girl's 15th birthday party. ruby abero's father posted a facebook video saying everyone was invited to the bash in la jolla, mexico. take a look at that. the post went viral and many people took it literally. people from across mexico made the trip. happy birthday. a breach, sony is turned in again by hackers. this time, false information about a pop star.
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jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. happy holidays. good morning, jill. >> happy holidays. it's likely to be a light trading week for the holidays. the dow is still flirting with the 20,000 mark for the week. the dow gained 87 points the s&p finished 5 points higher, the nasdaq gained 24. holiday spending is expected to exceed $1 trillion this season. that's a 4% increase from last year, according to forbes. the expected increase per shopper is 8%. about 80% use mobile devices for shop ir. iran is paying half price for the 80 passenger jet from boeing. boeing says the plane is worth $18.6 million but because of the options on the contract, iran will pay about $8 billion for the plane. the jet purchased is the single
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largest contract with a u.s. company since the 1979 revolution. one of sony's twitter accounts has been attacked. someone falsely tweeted that britney spears is dead. but she's alive and well. the wnba is offering a security app for its players to play overseas in the off-season. about 60 wnba players play for teams russia, turkey, china and other countries during the off-season as a way to supplement their wnba salaries. the app will allow players to communicate directly with league security officials if they feel threatened or in danger. and starbucks is launching three new drinks this new year. they're called the tuxedo collection. the tuxedo mocha, the tuxedo chocolate and the twirl of white
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and dark chocolate offered now through january 1st. stylish may to ring in the new year, meg. >> jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. straight ahead, solid gold salute. we'll check out the olympic gymnast whose shot is being voted female athlete of the year. but no matter what path i take, i go for my best. so if there's something better than warfarin, i'll go for that too. eliquis. eliquis reduced the risk of stroke better than warfarin, plus had less major bleeding than warfarin. eliquis had both. don't stop taking eliquis unless your doctor tells you to, as stopping increases your risk of having a stroke. eliquis can cause serious and in rare cases fatal bleeding. don't take eliquis if you have an artificial heart valve or abnormal bleeding. while taking eliquis, you may bruise more easily... and it may take longer than usual for any bleeding to stop. seek immediate medical care for sudden signs of bleeding, like unusual bruising.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. ♪ ♪ ♪ we are the champions we are the champions ♪ gymnast simone biles has a new honor to add to her accomplishments. she's named the associate press athlete of the year.
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biles got four gold medals and a bronze at last year olympics. the dallas cowboys have seal stole the playoff momentum of the detroit lions. cowboys wide receiver dez bryant scored to touchdowns and first touchdown pass. the cowboys are vying for first place with the green bay packers in the nfc north. hundreds of workers are working to prepare for the historic rose parade in california. the event has taken place more than a year for more than a century. it will move through pasadena next monday. volunteers are prepared to work around the clock to get 44 floats done. >> on the 31st, if we're not done, we'll go through the entire night until the 1st. >> reporter: you don't sleep, just get it done. >> were zbl we just get it done. >> reporter: part of the
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preparation includes slicing and drying out fruit which will be used on the float. the rose bowl parade will follow. and a sailor smashes a worl record. he was greeted with cheers monday at a french port. the frenchman completed a solo nonstop sailing trip around the world in 49 days, 3 hours, 9 minutes and 38 seconds. congrats. coming after your local news on "cbs this morning," kennedy center honoree john henley. i'm meg oliver. this is the "cbs morning news."
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here's another look at this morning's top stories. president-elect donald trump says there's no way he would lose to president obama if they ran against each other. president obama had said in an interview, if he had run for a third term, he would have won. mr. trump also blasted the administration and after the security council after a resolution condemning the israeli settlement. in the past the u.s. vetoed that measure. there was a string of fights in malls. in a mall outside of cleveland police disbursed a large crowd with pepper spray. police say it was mobilized on social media. there were also disturbances at
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malls in new york, memphis, texas and colorado. there were a number of arrests but no serious injuries. well, if you ever want to vent your anger in a safe way. there are businesses that can help you with that. don champion checked out a so-called anger room in dallas. >> reporter: have you ever been so angry, you just wanted to smash something. at the dallas warehouse people can. it's called the anger room. morgan churchill came here with her little sister looking to relieve a little stress from school. >> you know, you don't get to break stuff every day. >> reporter: for $45, she suit up in safety gear, pick their weapons and then get 15 minutes to smash anything they want. from a tv to a mannequin. a desk and lots of dishes. >> it's just a way to release the anger. >> reporter: donna alexander created the anger room in 2008
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in her garage. >> i thought like a month later, saying is this a place to break stuff? >> reporter: with more and more people looking for relief, she kept moving into larger spaces. to the newly divorced to a frustrated reporter. >> people hate their bathroom or hate their co-workers. >> reporter: this isn't the only place cashing in on anger. similar businesses have popped up in canada and houston. alexander is looking to expand to las vegas next year. and eventually new york. >> it's amazing. it's a really amazing feeling. making this business a smashing success. >> reporter: don champion, cbs news, dallas. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the miracle rescue of a family stranded near the grand canyon. and the mom who had 36 hours to
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get help. plus, why winter may be the best time to visit canyonlands and arches in utah in celebration of america's national parks. and a look at the little-known side of george michael's philanthropic work. that's the news. this is "cbs morning news." i'm meg oliver. have a great day.
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>> live from the cbs broadcast center in philadelphia. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news" this morning. a family's concern grows after a granddaughter and great grandmother go missing, now we're learning about the last people to see them. >> also learning more about remarkable rescue in the snow near the grand canyon. hear from this pennsylvania mother who almost died trying to keep her family safe. and a historic visit to hawaii, japan's prime minister set to visit pearl harbor later this morning, we'll tell you what else he is doing if the state. today is tuesday, december 27, good morning, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm rahel solomon. let's get your day started with a check on weather and traffic with katie and patrick. >> so pretty windy out there, am i right? got little crazy on the roadway. little crazy.


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