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captioning funded by cbs it's monday, december 5th, 2016 this is the "cbs morning news." >>on are in there. we have no idea. >> the search for victims continue in oakland. more than 30 people were killed in a massive warehouse fire while those who made it out aalive assess the devastation. >> oh, my god. i lost everything, too. oh, my god. all of these people died in our home. a standoff success. protesters in north dakota get a major victory in their fight against a proposed pipeline. a judge's late night decision sets a michigan recount in motion.
threat. an armed man stormed a popular washington, d.c. restaurant to self-investigate a conspiracy theory. 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. crews is searching the building and the death toll is expected to rise. believed as many as a hundred people attended friday night's party and the victims include 17-year-olds. the warehouse had no sprinklers and few exits. the building had been described as a cluttered death trap. edward lawrence is in oakland. good morning, edward. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. right now fire crews are inside that building, they are hoping to finish going through it later on today.
set up a block away outside there. very few people actually went to the hospital in this as one alameda county sheriff sergeant said, you either made it out or you didn't. as recovery teams continue to search the now charred site of oakland's ghost ship warehouse the only things the friends and family of the missing can do. this man was there with his girlfriend when a fire tore through the most of those confirmed dead so far range in age from teens to 35 years old. authorities say at least one of the victims was a 17-year-old minor. another a deputy's son. >> one of our deputies that we work with, lost his son in this fire. and so we are still dealing with that. >> reporter: the building wasn't permitted for events like the electronic dance party held here that night attended by 50 to 100
living but many artists call the warehouse home, including carmen. >> seeing everything like this orange wall of fire, it was -- i don't know. it felt like see ago monster. >> reporter: questions are now mounting over whether the fire was preventable. firefighters say the building had no springers. it's possible many ofse inside could not find the only way out. a make-shift stairway made of wooden pallets. the sheriff is asking people to hang on to dna sources like toothbrushes or hairbrushes. the crews are 50% of the way going through the building and trying to go through the rest of it later on today. no cause for the fire has been determined.
complainant of warnings for at least 12 years. more coming up on "cbs this morning." in north dakota the chairman of the standing sioux rock tribe that is protesting against the dakota oil pipeline told npr it's time for people to go home and enjoy the went with their family. the tribe and others who oppose the four-state pipeline are cautiously optimistic now that the government says it will look for an alternative route. omar >> reporter: hundreds of protesters cheered after hearing the army corps of engineers announcement it will not grant an easement for the dakota access pipeline to cross just north of the standing rock sioux reservation. >> either we make it or break it, and i guess we made it. >> reporter: the tribe and its supporters claim the pipeline will threaten the tribe's water source and cultural sites. >> remember from day one, we
>> reporter: the four-state 3.8 billion dollar project is almost complete in north dakota, except for the segment that would run under the missouri river. the dallas-based company building it has said it is unwilling to reroute it and incoming president donald trump has pledged his support for the pipeline. omar villafranca, cbs news, cannonball, north dakota. in a statement the company building the pipeline said it has done nothing rules and it fully expects to complete construction of the pipeline. president-elect donald trump has expanded his search for secretary of state. this week he plans to interview an oil company executive and a retired navy admiral. mr. trump is being criticized for breaking diplomatic protocol by taking a call from the president of taiwan. but members of the trump transition say trump is no rush
>> number people didn't want to leave industry positions to go and serve the government. they are coming forth now and expressing interest. >> overnight, a federal judge ruled michigan must begin its presidential recount at noon today. state officials wanted to delay the effort, but the court sided with green party presidential nominee jill stein who opposed the delay. mr. trump beat hillary clinton by more than 10,700 votes in in europe. italian prime minister renzi resigned after voters rejected his proposal for constitutional reform. renzi said the reforms would have cut italy's bureaucracy and made the country more competitive. the defeat is seen as another boost for the possibpulist move. in austria a center left candidate easily won.
against far right populist norbert hofer. >> i think some of the right wing supporters feel supported by the trump election. if the u.s. can do it, we can do it too and finally be against this detriment. >> germany's foreign minister called the win a good sign against populism in europe. john key is resigning after eight years as new zealand's leader. he said he wanted to leave while he was still on top of his game. and fidel castro is now in turn in the city where he declared victory in cuba's revolution. his ashes in a boulder in the eastern city of santiago. the ceremony yesterday ended nine days of mourning on the eyelid i don't for the long time leader.
some of the victims are foreigners and hotel guests tied bed sheets together to try to escape. some had to jump before they reached the ground. 50 others were injured. the fire started in the hotel kitchen. the cause is under investigation. the death toll from those wildfires in east tennessee now stands at 14. nearly 1,700 homes and other buildings were destroyed or damaged by the fires. another 134 people were injured. mass text message telling people to evacuate was never sent because communications were lost. jurors will resume deliberations this morning in the murder trial of a former south carolina police officer. they indicated friday that they might be deadlocked in the case of michael slagr who killed a black motorist last year in north charleston and a witness videotaped the shooting. now to the weather and areas
the northeast. the northern edge of a weather system could create difficult travel conditions along the northern tier of the country. the first snowstorm of the season in chicago began yesterday morning. over 6 inches fell at o'hare airport. more than any single day snowstorm in december since 2005. it was also the first snowfall in wisconsin. most of the state got between 1 and 4 inches but it will melt today when the temperatures rise. and measurable snowfall of the season. 2 to 4 inches fell in the northeast part of the state. coming up on the "morning news." baby on board. a woman gives birth mid flight, forcing the plane to make an unexpected detour. and the president-elect fires back after "saturday night live" takes aim at his tweets. >> kellyanne, i just retweeted
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there is a reason, actually, that donald tweets so much. he does it to distract the media from his conflicts and various scary members in his cabinet. >> that does make sense. >> very clever, sir. >> actually that is not why i do it because i do it because my brain is dead. >> "snl" took aim at president-elect trump this weekend calling him out twitter habits and mr. trump responded accordingly with a tweet sent during the broadcast. just tried watching "saturday night live." unwatchable. totally biased and not funny. the baldwin impersonation can't get any worse. sad. baldwin offered a compromise in a tweet, of course. kind of. he said release your tax returns and i'll stop. ha! a fire sweeps through a massachusetts neighborhood. and a rifle incident connected to pizza gate. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand.
reports the strange excuse offered by a man accused of firing an assault rifle yesterday in a d.c. restaurant. edgar welch of north carolina told police he was self-investigating a false story concocted during the presidential election. the fake story circulated online, said hillary clinton and her campaign chief ran a child sex ring from the restaurant. >> the efforts of some people to spread false accusations. >> welch is charged with installment and no one was hurt. "the boston globe" reports that a hundred people were displaced by a cambridge fire. no one was hurt in the ten-alarm saturday but 15 buildings were destroyed or damaged. the cause is not yet known. nola.com reports second thoughts about louisiana stand your ground law after the killing of a former nfl player. a vigil was with held saturday
a white man admits to killing him thursday during a traffic incident. the man was released after questioning and faces no charges. the post and courier reports that the charleston church massacre suspect changed his mind about defending himself. dylann roof asked the judge if his lawyers may be present when the guilt phase of his trial starts wednesday. the judge has not ruled. roof faces the death penalty in the killings of nine people last year. "wall street journal" that apple is interested in self-driving cars. a letter sent to federal regulators indicates the company's interest in the software such cars would need. tech watchers say apple is unlikely to design and build a complete car. still to come, uniform snafu. american airlines employees say their new workout fits are making them sick. i was energetic. i was active.
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flight left philadelphia. the passenger captured the moment and, of course, posted it on twitter. the plane was diverted to charleston where the child and its parents are all fine. on the cbs "moneywatch" now. american airlines uniforms are grounded and italian markets open lower. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. the resignation of italian prime minister matteo triggered economic uncertainty. the milan stock exchange opened 2% lower and many bank shares suspended because of excessive volatility. this morning the euro hit a 20-month low and had since rebounded. in this country, most analysts say the november jobs report released on friday won't derail the fed's interest hike when it meets next week. the dow finished 14 points lier
lower. flight attendants at american airlines want their new uniforms recalled. american issued new uniforms for its employees in september. the union says flight attendants are reporting headaches and rashes and hives and burning skin and eye irritations. they are testing the uniforms. the airline has offered uniforms made of alternative materials. united airlines new fare structure is under fire from new york senator chuck passengers purchasing unit's basic economy will only be allowed a carry-on bag that fits under the seat and charged a fee if they want to put a larger bag in the overhead bin. schumer says all passengers should have access to all overhead storage.
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president obama hosted a reception at the white house for the honorees. >> we need song and cinema and paintings and performance to help us challenge our assumptions to question the way things are and maybe inspire us to think about how things might be. >> you can watch the 39th annual kennedy center honors right here on cbs december 27th at 9:00/8:00 central. the crimson tide looks more like a tsunami heading into college football's playoffs. undefeated alabama is the top seed after beating florida by 38 on saturday. they will face washington on new year's eve. ohio state will play clemson that day in the other semifinal. the national title game will be january 9th in tampa. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning,"
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fire in california killing 33 people could have been prevented. and an infamous scene from over 40 years ago. plus, melissa nord is in this morning. looks like this cold, rainy, damp feel is going to go away. good morning. >> it is going to go away. the showers already starting to exit the area. and for the afternoon, more sunshine and honestly, a decent start to the work week. you can see here on first er showers moving east of i-95 for your morning commute. we will overall still see mostly cloudy skies and a few spotty showers but behind the rain there, is some sunshine appearing for the afternoon. it's been a chilly, damp rain, feeling raw outside with temperatures in the upper 30s to around the low 40s. we will talk about the work week and a big blast of cold air moving in in just a bit. >> thank you.
many troubles on the road. connecticut avenue, there's an object in the roadway between the beltway, beach drive, watch out. looks like police are on the scene. possibly something going on in the vehicle. and a crash on the outer loop between university boulevard, coldsville road, that has cleared. so you are good to go on the outer loop. mike and jan. >> thank you. he's only been in office a little more than two years but italy's premier is going she suffered a stinging defeat on a -- he suffered a stinging defeat on a constitutional referendum. the man accused of killing nine black church goers in charleston, south carolina wants his lawyers back on his federal case. dylann roof filed a request to stop acting as his own lawyer. on friday, roof and the
potential jurors. this week, they'll whittle that number down before opening statements on monday. the government refuses to grant permission for the dakota access pipeline to go through native american land. they maintain the pipeline would harm their water supply and damage sacred l.a.p.d. as well. -- say red land as well. -- sacred land as well. a local pizza store is under attack after months of conspiracy theories. yesterday a man with a gun walks in as fake news now gets dangerous. good morning. i'm mike hydeck. >> and i'm jan jeffcoat. and let's hands things over to meteorologist melissa nord.
afternoon than what we have seen for the past eight or so hours. we have been dealing with light rain and even sleet in the early evening hours of yesterday. and this is how you can see moving out of the way. by -- by the afternoon, we have sunshine. right now, it's a raw, damp start to the day but we will see things drying out from here towards sunrise this morning. you can see that ominous look from the michael & son weather camera this morning. temperature in d.c. right now running at 41. 45 at 8:00 a.m. noon in the low 50s. and sunshine appearing for the 4:00 p.m. hour with temperatures in the low and mid-50s. ellen, we have a blast of cold air coming later in the work week. we do have water main work going on this morning. take 214 central avenue into d.c., watch out, the westbound lanes impacted by addison road.
clear. and also this morning, up on the beltway, by connecticut avenue, we have this -- some kind of police activity, maybe a emergency in the vehicle. on connecticut avenue. so watch out here. seeing delays northbound on connecticut avenue. mike and jan. today the supreme court is going to hear arguments in a pair of cases examining redistricting in north carolina >> some african-american voterrers claim that -- voters claim that democratic voters have been packed in some districts. a man is accused of walking into a pizza store and firing a rifle. >> they say he was there to investigate a pizza conspiracy. he is in custody after walking into the store on connecticut avenue.