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>> that is the overnight news for this monday. for some of you the news continues. for others check back with us a little later for the morning news and "cbs this morning." from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm jeff glor. captioning funded by cbs it's monday, january 4th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." president obama promises to use executive orders to strengthen gun control in his final year in office. and the republican candidates running to replace him on sounding off on his proposal. el nino has the west coast in its sights. a trio of powerful storms starts to soak southern california. tensions rise in the high desert of oregon. armed protesters take control of federal lands in a show of force
against the government. the first look at the cargo ship lost with 33 people on board during hurricane joaquin. investigators hint at new search for the ship's black box, while questions remain why the freighter sailed into the storm. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. later this week, president obama is expected to sign new executive actions to control guns in this country. today the president meets with the attorney general to discuss his options for tightening the rules governing guns. critics say mr. obama is overreaching his authority. brian webb is in new york with more on that. >> reporter: part of the president's plan includes closing the so-called gun show loophole and it's becoming a major focus to candidates vying for the white house.
democratic front-runner hillary clinton is praising president obama for executive actions he intends to unveil this week that would strengthen background checks on gun purchases. >> if congress won't act, we have to do something about the from guns. >> reporter: bernie sanders, who is trailing clinton in the polls, also backed the president's moves. on sunday, the vermont senator criticized republicans for failing to work with democrats on the issue. >> i would prefer that we could have bipartisan support but the truth is republicans are not interested in doing anything about gun safety. >> reporter: republican presidential contenders are already threatening to undo any of the president's actions. donald trump led the charge during an appearance on cbs' "face the nation." >> i don't like anything having to do with changing our second amendment. we have plenty of rules and regulations, there is plenty of things that they can do. all they want to do is blame the
guns and it's not the gun that pulls the trigger. >> reporter: several other gop contenders expressed similar views. >> this president wants to act as if he is a king, as if he is a dictator. >> we laecketed president that has waged war on the constitution. >> reporter: president obama will meet with attorney general loretta lynch later today to discuss new actions to help reduce gun violence. sources tell cbs news the options the president is looking into include expanding the desks of who is in the business of selling guns so that more gun sales trigger background checks. and requiring enhanced reporting and tracking of lost and stolen guns. >> brian webb here in new york, thanks a lot, brian. bill clinton makes his first in new hampshire. clinton returns to the state where he was dubbed the comeback kid back in 1992. the former president finished second after headlines of an affair nearly swamped his campaign. >> he'll be here in new
excited about coming back to the granite state! >> her husband's infidelities have become a campaign issue for hillary clinton. donald trump has used bill clinton's affairs to attack the democratic front-runner. >> i mean, what he did and what he has gone through, i think, is, frankly, terrible, especially if she wants to play the woman card. >> hillary clinton has not responded to trump's personal attacks on her husband and bill clinton is not expected to either. coming up on the "morning news." we will talk about the escalating war of words between donald trump and hillary clinton with cbs news political director and "face the nation" moderator john dickerson. in eastern oregon this morning, armed protesters continue their occupation of a national wildlife refuge. the fbi says it's working to bring a peaceful resolution to the situation. it's part of an ongoing dispute over the use of public lands. in this case, the issue is ranchers rights and a prison sentence given to a rancher and
his son. in the middle of it all, a family well-known for its anti-government sentiment. jennifer do you living reports. >> reporter: the constitution. >> reporter: an american flag draped the sign out here 280 miles southeast of portland. an armed militia took over the headquarters building saturday night. amman bundy, the son of nevada rancher cliven bundy. they were involved in a land dispute with the government in 2014. >> now this refuge here is rightfully owned by the people and we -- and we intend to use it. >> reporter: the group is protest ago decision by a federal judge to resentence 73-year-old dwight hammond and his 46-year-old son steven. the ranchers were convicted of arsons three years ago and served time but a judge ruled their sentences weren't long enough. >> it's clearly double jeopardy. they have already served their time.
set the fires to protect their property from wildfires. the militia and dozens of protesters held a rally to support the hammond's in burns saturday. >> it's not about me. it's about america. and somehow we got to get the wheels back on this wagon because they are flying off. >> reporter: the hammond's are expected to report to jail monday. bundy's group have made themselves at home. they say they plan on staying at the refuge indefinitely. jennifer dowwling for cbs news, burns, oregon. a powerful and deadly earthquake hit northeast india. at least six people were killed and more than a hundred others injured by the 6.7 magnitude quake. several buildings collapsed, including a newly constructed six-story building. electric service and communications have been knocked out in some areas. this morning, a string of potentially damaging storms is headed to california and the southwest. the storm track is being fueled
by el nino which causes above average temperatures in the pacific ocean. along the california coast, residents are preparing for the worst. potential floods and mudslides. west facing beaches can expect 20 to 30-foot waves on wednesday and thursday. >> it's a powerful surf and a lot of strong currents and possibility of local flooding for low lying areas. >> in oregon and southwest washington, snow and freezing rain are causing travel delays. an inch of snow fell in portland yesterday and a winter weather advisory is in effect until this all city offices are closed today. in the midwest, the mississippi river and other waterways that flooded last week have begun to back down, for the most part. along the river, areas remain under flood watches watches offer advisories, though. 25 deaths in the two states are water. the flooding was fueled by up to 14 inches of rain. more flooding is expected in arkansas, tennessee, and kentucky.
but not as bad as in missouri and illinois. saudi arabia cut diplomatic ties with iran. the diplomatic dispute started when the saudis executed a shiite cleric and 46 others. saudi arabia is ruled by a sunni muslim monarchy. the shiite domed iran the saudi industry was stormed and set on fire. they accuse saudi is of promoting promoting terrorism in the middle east. it goes back 1400 years. coming up on the "morning news." a look at the el faro ship at the bottom of the atlantic. staffers of the boston globe step up to distribute papers to homes. this is the "cbs morning news." all: milk! milk! milk! milk! milk! okay! fun's over. aw. aw. thirsty? they said it would make me cool. they don't sound cool to me. guess not.
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the american ship el faro that went down during a hurricane in october. all 33 people on board died in the tragedy. the 8 hundred-foot cargo ship now sits on the bottom of the atlantic, 15,000 feet below the surface. federal investigators may launch a new attempt to find the freighter's black box. the el faro sank in the bermuda triangle sailing from florida to puerto rico. on last night's "60 minutes" scott pelley spoke to the families who had members who died on that ship. >> why was the ship 40 years ago still put in service. >> reporter: the families of the crew have many questions. glenn jackson lost his brother jack. >> why was a ship that-grandfathered in to not have the enclosed life boat be allowed to sail like the opening haul like whaling life boats and expect people to survive in that.
>> reporter: tanish lost hearse husband shawn. >> i asked the questions why did they allow the ship to continue to go into the storm. >> reporter: they didn't have to go into the hurricane? >> they did not have to go into the hurricane. >> you can see scott pelley's full report on cbsnews.com. reporters at the boston globe deliver their own newspaper and an emotional day today for workers at a san bernardino complex. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. "the san bernardino sun" reports employees are returning to work at the inland regional center for the first time since last month's terror taeng. attack. today, nearly 600 workers back at the complex where 14 people died. counseling will be available for those who want it. the building where the massacre took place remains closed indefinitely. "billboard" reports on las vegas police investigating chris brown over a new allegation of battery. the singer is accused of
after she tried to take his picture at the palms casino resort. brown responded to the accuser with a scathe ing video about her action. "the boston globe" reports on its own editors delivering newspapers. dozens fanned across the city on sunday to give subscribers their paper. a new distributor that took over last week has had problems hiring enough drivers. "the new york times" reports on the theft of abraham lincoln's hand. it has been missing since december 11th. police describe it the size of an eight to ten-pound hand. the hand is worth about $5,000. up next, airbnb renters. they wreck a home and we will hear from the angry homeowners. pi wanted to put the odds
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at their rental trashing their home and drawing a police response. >> beer everywhere spilled on the floor. cigarette butts. marijuana. smoke. >> panic because our beautiful new furniture was out on the deck. >> reporter: the homeowners walked in to broken pots and beer cans. even blood on the walls! airbnb says it's working with the couple to make things right and the guests have been banned from the site. on the cbs "moneywatch" now. a new box office record for sgars. the powerball lottery jackpot grows. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. stock markets across asia tumbled. shanghai composite tumbled 7%. nikkei lost 3%. u.s. stock markets begin the new year's today with traders hoping
this year is better than last. the dow registered a loss of more than 2% in 2016 5 marking the first down year for the dow since 2008. s&p 500 regarded a benchmark for the broader stock market lost 0.7% for the year and nasdaq composite ended with a gain of 5.7%. honda says the latest victim of a takata air bag is a 1-year-old boy. the ninth death worldwide attributed to the faulty airbags which can inflate with too much force. the boy was driving a honda near pittsburgh when it crashed in july. honda says a recall was issued in 2010. the notice was september to the owner a day before the crash. jackpot to be the largest in three years and the
three years. one winning ticket for 2 million and possibly is played in 44 states. the odds of winning that jackpot are 1 in 292.2 million. and "star wars" : the force awakens" set a new record for sales. "star wars" is now the second highest earner of all time with $740 million in ticket sales and likely pass "avatar" at over $760 million. after "star wars," "daddy's home" that came in second followed by "the hateful eight." >> i added to that record this weekend by seeing it myself. >> how was it? >> i'm not going to lie. i fell asleep. but i blame this schedule. it's hard for me to stay awake at night! >> i understand your pain! >> jill, love your sweater! >> are you in red also? >> no, but we are wearing the same sweater, just in two different colors!
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true fan. the playoff matchups are set for the nfl. in the late game, the packers and the vikings playing to decide the nfc north championship. with his team trailing by a touchdown late in the game, green bay's aaron rodgers has his pass intercepted in the end zone. rodgers gets another chance to tie the game in the last seconds, but his hail mary attempt is broken. minnesota wins the game 20-13. a familiar face helps the denver broncos clench home field advantage through the afc playoffs. peyton manning comes off the bench to lead the broncos to a comeback win over san diego. the five-time mvp was suited up for the first time in seven weeks. >> when i was in there, we ran the ball better, we held on to the ball. caught the ball better. and it's just kind of how it worked out. >> it's not clear who will be denver's quarterback when the broncos host their first playoff game in two weeks. so here is what wildcard weekend looks like. on saturday, kansas city faces houston.
that is followed by pittsburgh and cincinnati. that game is right here on cbs starting at 8:15 p.m. eastern. on sunday, it's four nfc teams, seattle plays minnesota and green bay takes on washington. this is the "cbs morning news." i'm here at my house, on thanksgiving day and i have a massive heart attack right in my driveway. the doctor put me on a bayer aspirin regimen. be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. go talk to your doctor. you're not indestructible anymore. you forgot the milk! that's lactaid .
a dying dog in pennsylvania is going on quite a venture. media. jamie yuccas reports. >> reporter: a drive through the swimming for the first time. >> nice job, honey! >> reporter: french fries at the mcdonald's. and a walk down the aisle. >> reporter: with just months to live, this beagle poodle mix is checking off an 80-item bucket list with her owner.
thanksgiving. >> it was the toughest day of my >> reporter: he is announcing each venture to facebook. some are simple. there is number 43, build a snowman. others are sweet. like number 66, take a relaxing bubble bath. and one all dog owners can identify with, like number 12, friend. why did you create the bucket list? >> we just wanted to do something that would be special for her in her last days. >> reporter: it seems to be striking a chord with people from across the country who write back with word of encouragement. the duo still needs to check off about 30 items. >> i tried to, you know, give hem as many hugs and kisses and as many treats as she wants now. >> reporter: it's a journey no one really wants to take, especially with their best friend. jamie yuccas, cbs news, new york. >> makes you want to laugh and cry at the same time. coming up after your local
more on the sunker cargo ship el faro. we will get the latest on the investing investigation. plus a new year's eve shooting of a texas college student and parent act of road rage and men's socks, we will show you how they have gone from bland to bold. >> socks are a really easy fix to kind of spice up your wardrobe. i really love the ground. >> reporter: brad of e fashion police is surprised what he has seen. >> reporter: is it a surprise to you that socks has become such a big thing? >> it has actually, in terms of this trend specifically, it's kind of like the gateway drug to men's fashion. i think anything that gives the guys courage to want to be more daring in their fashion choices, that that is a really cool thing. >> that is all ahead on "cbs this morning." finally in australia, a
deal with. this sheep named sheila was found after lost in the woods six years. she was carrying around so much fleece she had was dragging. she was stripped of about 60 pounds of wool after it was all over! geez! that is the "cbs morning news" for this monday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green.