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so maybe this endorsement turns chris christie into magic or maybe it turns him into newt gingrich. back home in new jersey, it early money is not on the magic option. early money is not on the magic opposite. "first look" is up next. it is tuesday, december 1st. right now on "first look," in paris, president obama pledges action on climate change. >> the united states of america not only recognizes our role in creating this problem we embrace our responsibility to do something about it. >> for the first time the suspect in the deadly siege at a colorado planned parenthood appears in court. but police remain tight lipped on a possible motive. plus a winter storm zeros in on the upper midwest. cyber monday smashes sales records. and why steven spielberg is in a rush to make the next indiana jones film. "first look" starts right now. good morning, everyone, i'm
shiba russell. . at the historic climate summit in paris, world leaders are urging their counterparts to help in the fight against climate change. president obama spoke at the important conference yesterday detailing his firsthand experience witnessing the changing landscape. >> this summer i saw the effects of climate change firsthand in our northernmost state, alaska, where the sea is already swallowing villages and eroding shorelines. where permafrost thaws and the tundra burns. where glaciers are melting at a pace unprecedented in modern times. >> the president is one of 147 world leaders to address the conference outlining what their countries are doing to reduce emissions and slow climate change. nbc's gabe gutierrez joins us live from paris with more. good morning, gabe. >> reporter: shiba, good morning. the president's comments come at the start of the make or break two-week negotiations to finalize that sweeping climate
deal to curb carbon emissions and help prevent the worst effects of climate change. as you mentioned the president joined more than 150 heads of state here. and yesterday he met with french president francois hollande as well as leaders of india and china, two of the world's biggest producers. right now there are major disagreements between rich countries and poor countries over who should pay for going green. now, there have been similar climate deals twice before. back in 1997 in kyoto, and 2009, copenhagen. but both were widely viewed as failures. and the president hopes this time will be different. >> i've come here personally as the leader of the world's largest economy and second largest emitter to say that the united states of america not only recognizes our roll in creating this problem we embrace our responsibility to do something about it. >> reporter: president obama also called a global talks an
act of defiance against terrorism. meanwhile, high profile entrepreneurs like bill gates, mark zuckerberg and richard branson announced plans to use private dollars to fund some of these clean energy projects. now, after meeting with vladimir putin yesterday, president obama met with the turkish president today, and he is set to meet with leaders of small island nations before heading back to washington later today. shiba, back to you. >> gabe, thank you. with about two months left until the iowa caucuses the candidates are making their cases for high-powered endorsements. that was the idea for donald trump yesterday in a closed-door meeting with african-american religious leaders. but what he got wasn't the group's consensus. the gop front-runner may have been looking for. nbc's katy tur reports. >> reporter: donald trump in spin mode holding a private meeting with 100 black pastors and religious leaders. >> it went longer only because of the love. it didn't go long are for other
reasons. there were unbelievable solutions, i think, to problems. >> reporter: the meeting was supposed to result in an indorsement and instead trump's campaign abruptly canceled the press conference when a number of those leaders complained that they had no intention of endorsing after they themselves faced widespread backlash from their own communities and an open letter in ebony magazine calling trump's words incendiary. >> we made history today because we had meaningful dialogue with mr. donald trump and we voiced concerns that were sensitive to the african-american community. >> reporter: sources inside the meeting tell nbc news the atmosphere was tense as some loudly expressed concerns about a tweet trump sent out with bogus crime stats. claiming most white people are killed by blacks, as well as his handling of a black lives matter protesters who was kicked and punched during a rally in alabama. >> maybe he should have been roughed up. because it was absolutely disgusting what he was doing. >> i don't have to support every single thing he says. it's been said, we discussed it,
we addressed it, we put it to bed. >> the big issue was the jobs issue. >> reporter: despite the emphatic assurances of a few, most of the leaders left trump tower without endorsing the candidate. >> are you going to change your tone going forward? >> the tone has taken me to first position in every single poll, including state and including national polls. the beautiful thing about the meeting is they really didn't ask me to change the tone. i think they want to see victory. >> reporter: leaving many to wonder what endorsement, if any, will matter. katy tur, nbc news, new york. the man accused of killing three people at a colorado planned parenthood clinic made his first court appearance monday where he was told he could face the death penalty. but the proceeding shed little light on what sparked the deadly rampage. nbc's miguel almaguer was in the courtroom in colorado springs. >> reporter: robert dear appearing before a judge on closed circuit television said little. >> do you have any questions about any of these rights, sir?
>> no questions. >> reporter: the 57-year-old to be charged with murder. police say friday he killed three and wounded nine at a planned parenthood clinic. while authorities have not determined a motive, the president of planned parenthood claims the violence was planned. >> it's very disturbing that anyone would ever target a planned parenthood or any other women's health center based on their own opposition to abortion. >> reporter: dear lived a reclusive life in a north carolina shack with no plumbing or power, before moving to this trailer in colorado. neighbors said he rarely made conversation or even eye contact. >> just looked like a mountain man. like he's living off the grid. >> reporter: the bloody standoff lasted five hours. 45 people were trapped inside the clinic, include iing kantan. >> sounded like an ak, you could hear gunshots. from there the bullets went through the wall.
you could see it, you could smell it. >> reporter: pregnant, she came to planned parenthood accompanied by her boyfriend ke'arre stewart the father of two, an iraq war veteran was shot in the parking lot. he somehow managed to rush into the clinic, toward the gunfire, to warn others and he was shot again. >> he was the only brother that i had. and he took that away from me. >> reporter: jennifer markovsky, a mother of two, was at the clinic to support a friend. police officer garrett swasey also ran towards the shooter. the father of two loved his family, career and god. >> robert dear is being held without bond and will be formally charged within the next ten days. the officer accused of a shooting death of a chicago teen was released from prison last night after posting bail. officer jason van dyke, seen wearing a hoodie sweatshirt pulled down over his face, was met by a swarm of reporters and protesters after leaving prison. the police union president says
union members helped van dyke's family raise bond money. ten people were arrested at a protest against police abuse at city hall yesterday. including naacp national president cornell william brooks, who tweeted out this picture, taken inside a police van. officer van dyke has been charged with first degree murder in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old laquan mcdonald. recently released dash cam video shows the officer shot mcdonald 16 times. van dyke's next court appearance is set for december 18th. all right. let's get down to business with cnbc's landon dowdy. good morning to you, landon. >> hey, shiba, good morning to you, as well. shoppers were pointing, clicking and buying a lot on cyber monday. adobe digital index says a record $3 billion was spent online. about $11 billion has been spent since thanksgiving. several retail sites showed items out of stock. the top sellers sam bunk 4k tvs, and lego star wars toys. automakers report november sales
and they're expected to top 18 million vehicles for the third straight month which would be the first time that's ever happened. sales were likely boosted last month by the earlier launch of year-end promotions and low gas prices. and nearly half of all u.s. households now only use cell phones. data from the cdc shows only 8% have just land lines. a decade ago a mere 3% of households used only cell phones. given that trend, the cdc predicts more than half will be wireless in the next year, shiba. >> i can't give up my land line. so sorry. thank you. just ahead here, the latest on the winter storm slamming the upper midwest. but first, indiana jones fans listen up, during an interview with a french radio station steven spielberg hinted at a new adventure featuring the fictional archaeologist. spielberg says he's hoping to make indy 5 before harrison ford is 80 and the actor turns 74 next summer. running out of time here. we'll be right back.
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it is barely december. december 1st, actually, and the upper midwest is already getting a big taste of old man winter with heavy snow, sleet, and freezing rain. nbc's janet shamlian is in minnesota with more. >> reporter: a brutal wave of ice, freezing rain, and snow gripping much of the midwest. >> i don't mind the snow. the cold, i don't mind the snow. >> reporter: airports still crowded with holiday passengers, struggling to keep up. the morning commute in minneapolis was treacherous. dozens of cars sliding into ditches, and guard rails. this major storm has been relentless for days. at least 14 deaths in texas, kansas, and oklahoma, where the governor declared a state of emergency, after heavy ice downed trees and power lines. more than 70,000 left with no way to heat their homes. and some schools, forced to close early. crews working around the clock trying to restore power. an agonizing blast of winter
with the official start of the season still three weeks away. doesn't look good, knowing that it's not even winter yet, though. >> pretty amazing. we just finished the new york city was the warmest november ever on record. >> it was, okay. >> tied exactly. areas of florida saw their warmest november ever, and when you look at the middle of the country over this last week it's been like january. so it's been very split around the country. this morning that storm we just showed you is still giving some snow to sioux falls, rapid city, bismarck's got some snow and some mixed snow through minnesota and wisconsin. that's just about over with. the only areas that are going to get accumulating snows from here on out, northern minnesota and northern wisconsin as we wind down the latest winter storm. no other winter storms on the way. but we have a soggy morning for you. new york city into the hudson valley. there could be some minor ice problems in central new england. so a little bit of freezing rain right at the beginning. just be careful, especially on any bridges or overpasses in central new england if you go throughout the morning with some of that light rain, maybe some light freezing rain. soaking rain today over tennessee, virginia, and also into north carolina, and
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time now for your tuesday edition of "scrambled politics." it was a busy day for hillary clinton. the largest batch of her e-mails are now public. the state department released 7800 pages spanning from 2012 to 2013. that includes the day following the attack on benghazi. with the now declassified update that initially indicated that internet film was, in fact, responsible for the attack. also revealed, nicknames for mitt romney and newt gingrich. mittens, and grinch. those are her words. also yesterday, clinton held an event with 13 of the 14 democratic women senators. the only no-show, progressive icon senator elizabeth warren. bernie sanders will be back at it today, taking time off yesterday for an elective outpatient procedure on a hernia. he also leads online voting for "time" magazine's person of the year, at more than 10%, almost double second place, malala yousafzai. that will be revealed on the
"today" show next week. and senator ted cruz had an outspoken monday on the same day he made the assertion that, quote, the overwhelming majority of violent criminals are democrats, he also discussed the war on women at an iowa town hall, saying democrats are trying to frame the argument as a gop assault on contraceptives. >> jiminy cricket this is a made-up, nonsense example. last i checked, we don't have a rubber shortage in america. but, look when i was in college we had a machine in the bathroom, you put 50 cents in, and voila. >> some news from congress for you, according to the house archives, speaker paul ryan is now the first bearded speaker since 1925. and in non-facial hair related paul ryan news yesterday he officially invited the president to deliver his final state of the union address on january 12th.
president obama finishes up in about a year, which, according to "the tonight show," makes him just like kobe bryant. >> kobe actually said he's going to retire at the end of the season. he made the announcement in a poem published on the player's tribune. he's not the only person who's retiring in 2016. president obama will be finishing up his second term. and he actually published a poem of his own. take a look. >> america, the time is near. there now remains but one more year. i'll tell you this, 'cause you're my friend. i can't wait for this hell to end. >> that was sweet. >> and that's your morning dish on "scrambled politics." i'm joined now by political analyst and best-selling author ellis henican. good morning, ellis. >> good morning. >> a lot of laughs there on the campaign trail. >> i'm sorry i didn't bring a poem. i didn't know that was the homework today. >> i liked his impression of president obama. spot-on, jimmy fallon. >> absolutely. >> shall we begin with hillary clinton's e-mails? >> okay. >> so what did we learn here? >> nicknames. >> nicknames, yes.
>> i mean i like mittens. and newt could be the grinch who stole congress. >> oh. >> i guess that would work, right? >> all right. >> listen, i got to tell you, i'm starting to feel like that story has played out a little bit, right? >> tired of hearing -- >> unless there's something really horrible in there, and so far she's bobbing and weaving, and i would say pretty much getting through it. >> do you think this will become more fodder on the campaign trail? or is this people are tired just like you of hearing about the e-mails? >> this is what it does. it confirms to people what they've already believed. so if you're a hillary hater, you can find stuff in there to make you hate her even more. and if you like her, you probably are not going to have your mind changed. >> what about the critics who talk about the redacted information in these e-mails, and putting the country at risk? do you think that will continue? >> yeah, i mean, people will continue to say that. but unless somebody has something a little more solid than what we have seen so far, i got to tell you, i just don't think it's going to change a single voter's mind out there
when it actually comes to casting ballots a year from now. >> people want to move on. donald trump, meeting with black clergy leaders. boy that was some drama inside that meeting, outside the meeting. did it seem premature you think for all of them to come together? >> well, yeah. he says the blacks love me. but unfortunately, the group that he got together isn't really that representative, you know. it's a bunch of guys, frankly, i've never heard of most of them. and -- >> omarosa? >> i have heard of omarosa. but she hasn't quite endorsed, has she? people know her from television. she's obviously close to donald. but she says she's a democrat. i noticed her there yesterday. but i was listening carefully, and she never got around to saying, i'm going to vote for donald. >> i think there was one clergy member who came out and supported him. but not much progress coming out of that meting. >> it was a little odd because they hyped it in a big way. 100 black mensters are going to step forward and endorse the campaign. >> and then wah-wah. ellis henican, time too short. >> great to see you.
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to give you the best experience possible. because we should fit into your life. not the other way around. today is giving tuesday. a global day dedicated to giving back, and helping others. it's a simple idea. all you have to do is find a way for you and the family, the community, the company, organization, to join together to do something more. last year more than $45 million was raised. and this year giving tuesday is attempting to set a world record for most amount of money donated online in 24 hours. joining me now is j.j. ramberg,
host of "your business" here on msnbc and co-founder of good shop. thanks for joining us, j.j. >> absolutely. i'm so happy to be here. >> so how does all of this work? >> so giving tuesday is just this amazing idea, right? just take a day to give back. whether that's by donating money, or by volunteering, by just being a kind person, and the way we do it at good shop we've partnered with giving tuesday as we know that everyone's going to be shopping, right? everyone's going to be looking for great deals so we've partnered with thousands of stores to offer the best coupons at all of these stores, and also give a percentage of what you spend back to your favorite charity or school. >> okay. and how can people do that? >> you just go to good shop, you choose your cause. we work with 114,000 of them from the humane society of the united states, all the way down to maybe your local school or homeless shelter, and then you just shop as you normally would. you would go to let's just say you want to shop at the gap. you type in gap, you get a list of coupons, click through, whether you use a coupon or not,
at the gap, a percentage of what you spend will go back to that cause. it's free. >> so the kids need jeans, you buy some jeans, and you also give to a charity. >> you save money and you're donating to a cause you care about. >> this is a global day. >> it is all over the world. giving tuesday is happening all over the world. and again it's just a day to say, this isn't about me. the holiday season is about giving back, as well. so let's try and do something for causes we care about. >> can you talk about good shop quickly. i know you're the cofounder of that. going on much longer than giving tuesday. >> we just wanted to make doing good a part of people's everyday lives. we knew that people wanted to save money, also, so we have all these coupons for all of these stores. but let's take our purchases, and make them mean more, right? so i can give you a gift, but it's also the gift that gives back. >> all right. j.j. ramberg, thank you so much for joining us. and be sure to share with us how you plan to help out this year, write down what you're giving on a piece of paper, take a selfie with it, and share it on social media using the #givingtuesday.
"way too early" starting right now. a friend of mine said, you know, so far, now let's see christie hasn't hit me yet. he will. he has to. he has no choice. he's at two or three, he's got to. he's going to hit me. there's only one way you get to the top and it's all through trump, let's face it. they have to. it's going to be a sad day, but we will hit back. i promise. >> being warned by donald trump to be careful what i say is fascinating. so, you know, you know, i don't think donald often picks his words with great care. so listen -- >> the battle for new hampshire as chris christie rises in the granite state. front-runner donald trump takes aim. plus hillary clinton wins the endorsement of all female senators in her party, except one. but it's that holdout that's standing out. and the suspect in the planned parenthood shooting appears in court as we learn new
information about past allegations of violent behavior. it's 5:30 a.m. on the east coast, 2:30 out west, this is "way too early." good morning. it's tuesday, december 1st, i'm chris jansing in paris. we'll also have breaking developments, just in this morning, of what investigators say caused that air asia flight in indonesia to crash last december. but let's begin this morning right here in paris, where more than 150 leaders from around the world were under one roof yesterday for historic talks targeting climate change. president obama and the rest of the leaders gathered at the climate summit where each were given just three minutes to speak yesterday. but more than 8.5 minutes into president a'