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>> jadiann: breaking news at noon. new information about what might have caused dozens of local college kids to get sick after eating at chipotle. at least 28 boston college students became ill after eating at the restaurant at cleveland circle. f >> kris: now inspectional services found health violations inside of that restaurant. dan hausle is live from boston. dan, what is the latest you are hearing? >> reporter: well, chipotle this afternoon saying it is more likely what got those students sick at their cleveland circle sick restaurant is appearing to be
coli. as city inspectors say they found three violations at the restaurant. and chipotle says city health officials agree with them that the pattern among the sickened students looks more like norovirus than e. coli which sickened 50 customers in nine states. norovirus is spread from contaminated people or surfaces. among the violations city inspectors say they found at chipotle was hot steak and chicken founds if not at the required temperature. and employee allowed to work sick last thursday even though they shouldn't have been there. and a manager not doing his or her job preventing spread of illness. city inspectors couldn't say whether any of these violations led to the sickness. >> we have statutory requirements that every restaurant is required to attain. >> are any of these critical violations? >> yes, they are. the food temperature ones is critical.
employee is critical. and then you know, the temporary suspension of the permit because of the report. they are critical violations. >> reporter: it is not in your purview to say whether these >> no. not at this time. >> reporter: and the clean-up continues at that cleveland circle restaurant. it will have to be cleaned up and approved by a number of city services before it can reopen. meanwhile, inspectors here say they are leafleting the neighborhood and other restaurants in the area, concerned as much about a spread to other restaurants than worrying about other chipotle locations in the boston area. we are live at inspectional services in boston, dan hausle, 7 news. >> reporter: more breaking news this noon for you. the defense resting in the philip chism murder trial in salem. they will not call the teenager's mother to the stand in this case. prosecutors call their final witness rebuttal right now.
the jury is expected to get the case by the end of the week. victoria warren live for us in salem with the very latest. vicky? >> reporter: all that could be in question right now. because of a technical issue the judge is dealing with right now. very complex issue regarding one of the mental tests given to philip chism. there is some concern that if the details of that test became public, it could jeopardize the test used for future mental health patients. the judge is actually considering closing the courtroom to the public. he hasn't ruled on this yet. earlier in the day, the prosecution started calling its rebuttal witnesses. building its case. saying that philip chism is faking his mental illness. >> it's very easy to feign cognitive disability to feign mental illness. it is an easy thing to do. >> reporter: a neuropsychologist saying her tests prove what the prosecution has said all along
philip chism, that he was making up symptoms of mental illness like hearing voices in his head to make it look like he was in the throes of psychosis. he is accused of raping and murdering his math teacher his attorney rested their case insanity. prosecutors then called rebuttal witnesses. first up, a doctor who evaluated chism's responses to ink blots, saying at times, he lives in a fantasy world. >> he does seem to understand the difference between reality and fantasy. and he didn't show any signs of getting lost in a fantasy world. >> reporter: dr. kelly casey says when she evaluated chism, she found he was emotionally constricted, under stress and showing signs of anxiety and depression. it was a few weeks before the start of his murder trial. she also said he was open, cooperative, and polite and didn't appear disorganized or by. though she did say he is prone to making mistakes and interpreting things in his life.
often than other 16-year-olds. but it did not rise to the level of psychosis or delusional thinking. >> reporter: just in the last minute, the judge saying he will not be closing the courtroom to the public. but he is still trying to figure out how they move forward with this very sensitive information that the defense wants entered into evidence. so they are still conferring about that this afternoon. the original timeline was for closing arguments to happen this week and the jury to get the case before the end of the week. of course, whatever happens today may possibly clay that. ... delay that. victoria warren, 7 news. >> jadiann: new at noon, a scorched house in lynn is torn down this afternoon. sky 7 over the scene for you. fire tore through the house on friday, killing four people inside. investigators say as many as 19 people lived in the home and three... in three different apartments. all of the victims lived on the second floor.
names. local and state officials are still investigating how the fire started. detectives are asking anyone with information to please come forward. >> kris: now we turn our attention to the weather. here is a live look outside. it won't be quite as warm today. j.r., we are in december. we have been spoiled. >> jeremy: i know. such a shocker. plymouth, 45. bedford and fitchburg and there is wind out there as well. a chilly, raw northerly wind. anywhere between 5-15 miles per hour. that is the case through the afternoon. and so that wind making it feel even colder. i feels like the lower 30's out there. feels like 34 in the city. bedford feels like 33. worcester feels like 32. we have a lot of clouds. a couple of sprinkles and mist here and there around the metro. from a storm system that's well offshore. but it has been grazing the south coast as well as the cape this morning. that will happen for a couple more hours this afternoon. essentially, all the action stays to the south. you see right here on the
route six and pockets of drizzle mist around the metro. nothing significant. even on the cape, light amounts of rain. this winds down late this afternoon. we will talk more about the forecast coming up. >> jadiann: thank you, j.r.. the norfolk district attorney investigating a burned body in milton. found under a bridge near blue hill avenue. the state fire marshal is investigating also. a 25-year-old woman facing murder charges after a stabbing in dorchester. a man in his 20's died on nightingale street early this morning. the man was stabbed in the chest. >> kris: in paxton now, disturbing details about a shelter tragedy. there are now questions about whether those cats and dogs should have even been in that facility in the first place. 7 news uncovered some past problems with this animal shelter. >> i'm calling for us to temporarily suspend the license... >> reporter: a vote monday
exclusively revealed that state inspectors had found the shelter not suitable for animals just days before a fire killed 12 dogs and 30 cats last month. 7 news obtained inspection reports spanning the last two years. they document several unannounced visits by inspectors. describing the facility as crowded, with inhumane conditions. specifically, noting that dogs in kennels were too small for them to turn around. and cats in cages in the same room with dogs. perhaps most notable: this report dated july, 2014. inspectors called the conditions at the shelter a fire hazard. the shelter manager tells news there were no official complaints made against the facility. >> this is upsetting. i haven't gone through any of this. i was told theelz were unofficial visits when they were here.
they wanted to work with them. they requested fire extinguishers and smoke detectors. >> reporter: town officials voted to shut down operations until company can figure out a plan to safely house those animals. sweet pea's owners plan to rebuild eventually. they have raised $100,000 toward that project already. >> jadiann: the latest controversial comments by donald trump. republican candidate for president wants to ban muslims from entering the country. his idea is drawing anger and outrage, even from republicans. a lot of people with strong opinions on this one. here is jonathan hall. >> donald j. trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of muslims entering the united
states until our country's representatives can figure out what the hell is going on. >> reporter: donald trump says not just refugees. he is talking tourists, businesspeople, even american
us. they want to kill us. they woont to destroy us. we can't let it happen. >> reporter: jeb bush tweeted "donald trump is unhinged." some muslims in boston say trump is playing right into america divided. >> it goes against our values it is un-american. i'm glad to see that leaders all across the aisle are calling him out. >> reporter: governor baker is one of them, though he acknowledged there are dangerous terrorists who follow islam. >> the notion somehow that translates into no muslims should be allowed to come into the united states is simply ridiculous. >> reporter: earlier, after a hanukkah celebration, baker read trump's statement and noted boston is the cradle of american freedom. >> i can't believe that i'm reading this, which is basically, directly in contrast and in conflict with most of the most important
values the people in this country hold most dear. >> reporter: trump's rival on
rodham clinton calls his comments reprehensible, divisive and prejudiced as well. jonathan hall, 7 news. >> kris: we are learning new terror attack. the f.b.i. now says that the couple was radicalized for a while. we are also getting a new look at the couple together. officials say tashfeen malik and syed farook had methodically prepared for this attack. they often practiced at a shooting range, in fact. their most recent practice session was days before last week's deadly shooting took place. in a chilling new twist, officials have also disclosed that farook's coworkers at the county health department actually underwent active shooter training in the exact same conference room where farook and his wife opened fire, killing 14 people and injuring 21 others. it is still not clear whether farook himself actually attended that same session with his coworkers. we also have new details on the explosives that were found inside of the couple's home. officials say 19 pipes were found.
have been working pipe bombs. a 22-caliber rifle was also found. that brings the total number of firearms uncovered to five. right now, as you can imagine, the f.b.i. still combing through all of the clues. trying to figure out whether the couple got any help from islamic extremists or if they acted alone. >> jadiann: south african olympian oscar pistorius granted bail. an appeals court overturned his manslaughter conviction last week, finding him guilty of murdering his girlfriend in 2013. his attorneys are appealing. >> kris: new this noon, someone was really feeling in the holiday spirit. neat story here. an anonymous donor puts this diamond ring in the salvation army's red kettle. it is worth about $, 500. this happened in billerica at the market basket. the mystery giver dropped in a weing band also. >> jadiann: interesting. like, the whole set. the diamond, the engagement
that? >> kris: a lot of times it is anonymous. then the story comes out. there is a heartfelt reason for giving those things. >> there very well could be. all right. coming up at noon, two massachusetts women come together to send a holiday message to soldiers overseas. >> kris: and a furry hero there. this dog preventing what could have been a major fire. >> jeremy: for the afternoon, blustery and cool. forecast for pson, the holiday season's just like football season... you got your big games... ...cheese plates, turkey, appetizers. and regular games. get it all at a great price... ...and the holiday season is won. that's my boy! fill your cart with everything you need this s eason, all at one place.
>> jadiann: although it has been really nice, today does feel like december. >> kris: you know what? i'm ignoring today. the weekend is going to be phenomenal. can we skip past this saturday? >> jeremy: yes. skip over these maps for you. cut to the chase. we will show you dessert first before you have your veggies. much cooler through the day. a lot of clouds. temperatures struggle to make
with a few sprinkles around. you know, we are in a mid pattern. even within a mild pattern, you can run into a chilly day. that is what's happening at this time. temps yesterday at this time, running 10-15 degrees cooler than where we were. yesterday was so warm. into the 50's. we won't do that today. barely in the low 40's. the city at 41 right now. cape and the islands, in the 40's. wind is an issue as well. northeast. a cold raw feel. with those wind speeds anywhere between 5-15 miles per hour. creating windchills into the low 30's. boston feels like 34. worcester feels like 32. right on the edge of a storm right here. you can see it to the south of new england. most of the rain, we have had some on and off rain this morning down along the south coast and buzzards bay and the cape. metro-boston, we have been in and out of the sprinkles and spritzes and pockets of mist. no significant weather. even on the cape, the most rain i could find was
two-tenths of an inch of rain. and the cape again, a tenth of an inch of rain this afternoon. this will continue to pull away as we work into the afternoon. essentially, the steadier showers down here. they will wind down after 2:00 or 3:00. cool, raw. temps between 41-46. the city at 43 this afternoon. billerica, 42. sandwich at 44. danielle? >> reporter: thanks, j.r.. yes. feeling much more like december today. it will tonight as well. temperatures drop down to mid-20's. as we head into your evening. partly cloudy. a little bit chilly out there. warm. we have had one day below average. the average temperature for the month, about 44 degrees. we have been six degrees above average this month. it does look like it will stay mild through the middle of the month. the next two days feeling like december. in the low 40's today. tomorrow, climbing into the upper 40's. j.r. mentioned the weekend. look what's going to happen as week.
klining to upper 50's friday. way. you can see it on the forecast. chilly today. low 40's. upper 40's as we head into wednesday. we have a chance for a shower thursday. upper 50's and then saturday, sunshine and 60. >> kris: saturday and 60. sounds good together. >> jadiann: a dog's sense of smell saving the day in jamaica plain. the dog izzy wouldn't stop whining. the family took her outside. >> kris: smart thing to do. right? they realized there was a problem. >> you are a good girl. >> reporter: her keen nose and powerful vocal cords may have helped save a j.p. couple's life this past saturday morning. >> izzy, our dog, was asleep next to us in her crate in her bedroom over here. she started whining which is
furry friend needed to go for a walk. but when they left the problem. >> on the way down the common stairway, i started smelling natural gas or something. it got worse and worse and worse. as we went down the stairs. >> kris: john and izzy ran back upstairs to wake up his wife and called 9 11. the firefighters couldn't find the gas leak. >> they were unscrewing the electrical panel for the building. and when they were doing that, it sparked. and they were pretty upset about that because they could have been killed. >> kris: they discovered a dangerous electrical issue that could have caused the building to catch fire. >> we are pretty happy that she sensed that. that woke us up to the whole thing. >> kris: howling good job there. john and his wife are going to go out and buy izzy some extra special treats as a reward for
the couple is hiring electricians to come in and fix that problem so they can make it safe. >> jadiann: ahead at noon, two local women team up to send a holiday message to troops serving overseas. >> kris: a really neat story. flooding causing major problems in one state. several major roads now closed as a result. snap on the main sails!
>> kris: we have a breaking news update we want to bring you. boston college's director of health services issuing an as many as 80 boston college students may have become sick. apparently, after eating at a nearby chipotle restaurant. two different things. e. coli and the noro-virus. they are being tested for those things after they got sick after apparently eating at that chipotle restaurant. the one on cleveland circle. they are expecting to have those test results back in the next two days. then they should have a clear idea about what actually is making them sick. we heard earlier, chipotle suspects it was indeed the norovirus and not the e. coli situation that we have seen plaguing that restaurant in other states across the country. >> jadiann: that is up from a lot of students who were sick. that is almost tripled now. that number. we will see what happens there. all right. moving on. many of us have a holiday tradition of sending out
sending off holiday cards. >> kris: they want to make sure our members of the military get a special holiday message. the two were making cards for service members on their own until this is they discovered each other. >> i met lauren through a mutual friend. the two of us sloifd close to each other. we figured out why not join forces? >> jadiann: so they did. this christmas their goal is to send 300,000 holiday cards to the men and women serving overseas. it looks like they may meet that goal. >> the church was kind enough to house us. >> i feel like doing this
the country a little piece of how i feel about the sacrifices that our service members make every day. yard is the women have 80,000 more cards to go until they reach their goal. >> kris: coming up next, there she is. jadiann down in the water with the seals. the results of who did it better coming up. see who took the top prize in this aquarium challenge. was it you or the pats star? >> jadiann: only time will tell there. plus, a new pill helped the former president jimmy carter beat cancer. why doctors say it's so
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>> kris: you get a little dirty for this one? summer fun. did you vote for me on the last one? >> kris: i voted for sierra. the write-in candidate. >> jadiann: that was j.r.'s idea. >> kris: you did a great job. congratulations. so much more to come in the next half hour on 7 news at noon. >> jadiann: including this. see what jon stewart was fired up about on the daily show. >> jeremy: for the day, a lot blustery and cool. the forecast up next. >> kris: it's baseball time. the red sox making moves. find out who is now headed out west. >> jadiann: we are reporting breaking news. 80 boston college students
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>> jadiann: breaking news. boston college now saying as many as 80 students have gotten sick after eating at a local chipotle restaurant. the students were ill after eating at that restaurant on cleveland circle. >> kris: now inspectional service agents are finding health violations inside the restaurant. dan has liz live from boston with the very latest. dan, we are seeing these numbers increase now. >> reporter: yeah. a lot of developments this morning. that biggest one in the last half hour. boston college reporting a lot more students now sick. the number up to 80 from the original 30 who got sick. most of those, their basketball team members who got sick after eating at the chipotle restaurant at cleveland circle. now they say all 80 students are being tested for the two possibilities they are looking at. the noro-virus and e. coli. those tests being done on many of the customers who ate at the chipotle restaurant. this coming as chipotle says
telling them and agreeing with them that the pattern does look more like the noro-virus than e. coli. e. coli which was a problem with the chipotle restaurants around the country, in nine states. more than 50 people were sick. it looks more like noro-virus which would be a localized problem. speaking of localized problems, we are now hearing this morning from the city health inspectors, they found three violations at the cleveland circle restaurant. those violations include finding hot steak and chicken not at the required temperature. and an employee was allowed to work even though that employee was sick according to health inspectors. the manager did not do his or her job preventing the spread of illness. at the same type, the inspectors can't say whether this had anything to do with the illness. >> i know that we have statutory requirements. that every restaurant is required to attain. >> reporter: are any of these critical violations? >> yes, they are.
obviously, you know, a sick emproi ye is critical. and then, you know, the temporary suspension of the permit because of the report. they are critical violations. >> reporter: but it is not in your purview to say whether these match up in any way with >> no. not at this time. >> reporter: the chipotle remains closed. it will be sanitized and inspected before it can health inspectors are looking at other restaurants in the area to make sure whatever got these students sick has not spread. at the same time, those students, up to 80 now are being tested for e. coli and the noro-virus. those results not expected for a couple of days. we are live from boston, dan hausle, 7 news. >> kris: there is another update you on. the defense resting in the salem. they will not be calling that teen's mother to the stand. prosecutors calling their
>> jadiann: the jury is expected to get the case by the end of the week. victoria warren has the very latest. >> it's very easy to feign cognitive disability, to feign mental illness. it's an easy thing to do. >> reporter: a neuropsychiatrist stakes the stand. her tests prove what the prosecution has been saying all along about philip chism. that he was making up symptoms of mental illness to make it look like he was in the throes of psychosis. he is accused of raping and murdering his math teacher, colleen ritzer. his attorney rested their case of not guilty by reason of insanity. prosecutors then called rebuttal witnesses. first up, a doctor who evaluated chism's responses to ink blots. saying at times, he lives in a fantasy world. >>. >> he does seem to understand the difference between reality and fantasy. he didn't show any signs of
world. >> reporter: when dr. casey evaluated chism, she found he was emotionally constricted, under stress and showing signs of anxiety and depression. it was a few weeks before the start of his murder trial. but she also said he was open, cooperative, and polite and didn't appear disorganized or bizarre. though she did say he is prone to making mistakes and interpreting things in his life. >> i believe mr. chism does that more often than other 16-year-olds. level of psychosis or delusional thinking. report tt judge saying he will not close the courtroom to the public. but he is still trying to figure out how they move forward with this very sensitive information that the defense wants entered into evidence. so they are still conferring about that this afternoon. but the original timeline was for closing arguments to happen this week. and the jury to get the kills but of course, whatever
delay that. live from salem, victoria warren, 7 news. >> jadiann: a scorched house four people were killed inside. as many as 19 people lived in the home. among three apartments. all of the victims lived on police have not released their names. still investigating how the fire started and detectives are asking anyone with information about the fire to please come forward. >> kris: the republican candidate for president, donald trump, wants to ban muslims from entering the country. his idea is drawing anger and even outrage. even from republicans. >> donald j. trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of muslims entering the united states until our country's representatives can
going on! >> kris: the g.o.p. front-runner wrote that statement after president obama called on americans to reject religious discrimination. trump's campaign says that, "total and complete shutdown includes tourists, people traveling for business, and even americans abroad." we spoke with the executive society of boston. >> i think it's absolutely concerning for us as americans. you know, he is playing on people's fears. he is seeking to divide us. >> kris: jeb bush tweeted that trump is unhinged and has policy proposals that are not serious. marco rubio tweeted out that he disagrees with the proposal making offensive and will not bring americans together. democrat front-runner hillary clinton said "this is reprehensible, prejudice and divisive." she told the donald that you
this makes us less safe. >> jadiann: all right. a lighter subject now. turning to the weather. a live look outside. it won't be quite as warm today as we have had. low 40's. are going to do for the remainder of the afternoon. the city at 41. plymouth, 45. northwest of town, even chillier. middle and upper 30's. chilly air. also dry air. that is why the most we have seen around the metro, a few sprinkles and spritzes of mist. nothing significant. we will have the north wind all afternoon. anywhere from 5-15 miles per hour. setting up the windchill, in the low 0's. storm passing to our south. grazing southern new england. especially the south coast and the cape. even down in those low kags, starting to break apart and move away. we will see conditions dry out down through southeast massachusetts. it is cool this afternoon. only in the low 40's. more news today. the state fire marshal's office will try and figure out
sturbridge. firefighters from about a dozen other communities were road last night. the tankers were brought in. because there are no hydrants in the area. the building which stores construction equipment was destroyed. luckily, no one was hurt. >> kris: tom brady and the players union filing paperwork in response to the n.f.l.'s appeal of the deflate-gate penalty. sports director joe amorosino with details. >> joe: deflate-gate, the last thing on tom brady's mind after suffering back-to-back lossers for the first time in over three years. the n.f.l. p.a. issuing a 63-page
response to the league's deflategate appeal. the lead attorney jeffrey kessler and company, intent on proving that the judge was correct in overturning commissioner roger goodell's four-game suspension of the patriots quarterback. saying, "no player in n.f.l. history had ever received a
or failing to cooperate with a league investigation." the appeal also stating the n.f.l. repeatedly provides notice that first offenses will result in fines. specific fine amounts have with the n.f.l. >>a. goodell ignored the bar gain penalty and affirmed brady's unprecedented suspension for an alleged equipment violation. the appeal contains many of the same arguments already heard in court an concludes that, "judicial deference to arbitration awards is not the equivalent to a rubber stamp. courts must vacate awards where the arbitrator defies the essence of the cba. by declining to discuss the applicable collectively bargained penalty in favor of his own
brand of industrial justice." joe amorosino, 7 news. >> kris: the n.f.l. has until december 21 to reply now. the appeal hearing is set for
>> kris: the wild weather wreebing havoc in oregon. severe flooding causing major problems in that state. sewer systems have overflowed. you can see why. a number of people have been forced from their homes. the red cross says it will open a shelter in the area to help those people affected. officials say they expect heavy rain, though, to continue throughout the week. >> jadiann: a terrible there. that makes us feel more lucky for the good weather we have been having. >> kris: we are dealing with a little bit of cold now. the payoff is it. >> jeremy: it is. temps running 10-15 degrees cooler than where we were compared to yesterday. we were so far above normal the last few days. getting back to normal is system. the city right now at 41. worcester, 37. jaffrey, 35. south of town, the numbers not quite as chilly. middle 40's. you folks down there have clouds. you have had on-and-off rain through much of the morning. breeze. anywhere between 5-15 miles per hour.
throughout the afternoon. on the maps this afternoon, a battle. low pressure to our south. high pressure off to our north and west. eventually, the high pressure is going to take the low and go out to sea. your storm time line, if you, will still suggesting the occasional sprinkle or spritz on the south shore. essentially, done with the rain-drops around the metro midafternoon. cool. temps only 41-46. the city at 43. dartmouth at 44. north of town, merrimack valley, temps in the low 40's. the worcester hills, maybe a peek or two of sun. especially in the monadnock region. near 40. on the cape and the islands, rain winding down as we speak. temps this afternoon, mid-40's. danielle?
we head into tomorrow. the storm will move out. high pressure is moving in. and that's going to warm us up tomorrow. then we have further warming. but it will also help to clear us out. so december has been unseasonably warm so far. we have had one day so far with below-average temperatures. the rest of the month, we are been above average. our average temperature so far, 44.7 degrees. six degrees above normal. it looks like we should stay the month. the next two days, we are in the 40's. close to average for this time of year for today. as we head into tomorrow, as well. look what happens towards the end of the week. we are klining back into the upper 50's. then the weekend, we are getting even warmer. so today, cool, chilly. 43, your high temperature. a slight chance for a shower thursday morning. temperatures klining back into the upper 50's. saturday, sunshine and 60 degrees. >> jadiann: a potential medical breakthrough being credited with helping former
it is a drug that the f.d.a. says can target and kill cancer cells. >> kris: amazing story here. it is being tested on several forms of cancer. as adam williams reports, as with most new drugs, it is a costly treatment. at 32 years old, aaron was diagnosed with stage three melanoma. >> it is hard to stay positive all the time. >> reporter: when she began taking a new drug the f.d.a. calls a breakthrough. >> pretty amazing.
you don't want to believe it at first. with each scan, it gets a little bit easier to believe. >> reporter: it is the same medicine jimmy carter started taking in august along with radiation. on sunday, he told his hometown church about the latest brain scan. >> when i went this week, they didn't find any cancer at all. >> reporter: it is part of a new class of drugs that helps the immune system tarlgt and kill cancer cells with amazing
the drugs are being tested on other diseases. >> basically, they allow the cancer cells to be seen by the immune system. >> reporter: it is about treatment. its side effects are less than chemo. >> no doubt in my mind, it is a revolution in the treatment of cancer. >> these drugs give you
hope that we are moving forward. >> jadiann: the f.d.a. gave the treatment accelerated approval based on the results of a ucla study which shows the drug shrunk tumors by as much as 90% and a third of participants. >> kris: coming up at noon, celtics wrap up a five-game road trip. could they finish with a win
>> kris: the predators scored the game-winning goal with five minutes in the final period. the bruins take on the canadiens tomorrow. celtics had a better outcome last night. they blew out the new orleans pelicans. isaiah thomas, your future who does it better opponent scored a game-high 22 points. c's host the bulls tomorrow night. >> jadiann: that's right. monday morning, who did it better. the red sox making moves during the winter meetings. they traded wade miley to seattle. the sox are getting back two
carson smith and starter. >> kris: very good. up next on 7 news, is jon stewart taking back possession of the daily show? see why he showed enon set coming up in the buzz. >> jeremy: for the afternoon, a lot of clouds. blustery, cool, chilly december. one last look at the forecast up next. winter is hard on your nose. from first sniffles to endless runny noses. puffs plus lotion is soft. they help soothe irritation by locking in moisture better so you can face winter happily. a nose in need deserves puffs indeed.
the daily show. >> jadiann: jon stewart talking about congress renewing the september 11 act. he did create a little scare for the new host. >> i'm sorry, sir. are you lost? >> no. it's me! it's me! >> wait, wait. are you going to take the show back? oh, man, i heard about this in american tv. are you taking the show back? >> no. trust me,, trust me! a thousand times no. >> jadiann: well, stewart is relaxed a little bit. he hosted the daily show for more than 15 years before trevor noah. fair question, noah.
taking the stage in paris. bono said the attack by isis robbed them of their moment on stage. u2 stepped aside and let them finish their performance in paris. a special moment on stage. >> jadiann: a good one, too. sort of needed to happen. >> jeremy: for the afternoon, a lot of clouds. 0's and low 40's. rain this morning on the cape. begins to wind down over the next 0-45 minutes. there may be a lingering sprinkle or pocket of mist around the metro. essentially, dry afternoon. a chilly afternoon. low 40's. upper 40's tomorrow. warming up to 60 on saturday. >> kris: we can sing "it's a beautiful day." 7 news continues first at 4:00.
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