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jeff. >> u.s. law enforcement monitoring events in germany and around the world new night. in chicago, police officials are beefing up security at daly plaza where there is a christmas market tonight similar thut one in berlin. in new york, nypd, deploying specialized critical response teams to key locations around the city. a month ago an alert went out to police departments across the country warning of home grown violent extremist activity. the alert mentioned potential targets for attacks including shopping centers, special events, and crowded venues. scott, officials say the is not unusual for the numb bar of threats to increase around the holidays and they stress there is no specific or credible threat at the moment. >> jeff pegues in the washington newsroom. thank you. the "overnight news" will be right back.
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we have breaking news in politics. late today, donald trump was elected president of the united states. what we have known for weeks was made official this evening as members of the electoral college cast their ballots in all 50 states and the district of columbia. in wisconsin, one protester was removed by police. a few electors switched their votes from trump. some abandoned hillary clinton. but as the the votes were counted to day, texas put trump over the top with more than 270 votes needed to win. congress will certify those votes in january. and the inauguration of the 45th president of the united states is january 20th
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public health record has discovered 3,000 neighborhoods in america where children suffer from lead poisoning. the study by reuters news agency found lead poisoning twois and four times hyperthan the recent contaminated lead crisis in flint, michigan. jericka duncan is looking into this. >> reporter: aisha stafford and andrew irby pay close attention to twins, murad and jihad. in may they were tested for lead. the results, levels nine times what the centers for disease control considers safe for murad and four times for jihad. >> heartbreaking to not know if -- your child have learning disabilities or, or other problems. it hurts. >> last year, nearly 2700 children in
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found to have harmful levels of lead in their blood. levels can cause irreversible brain damage. lower iq. and lifelong, learning and behavioral problems. >> this is where they got the lead poisoning? >> highest level of lead was in the house. >> culprit. lead paint in homes, goats far beyond philadelphia. it is also a common problem in places like baltimore, cleveland, and milwaukee. where most inner city housing was built before congress banned lead paint in 1978. a new reuters analysis found 3,000 american neighborhoods where children had double the level of lead poisoning that what was found in flint, michigan where the lead tainted walter was the problem. dr. phillip landrogan, pediatrician at mount sinai hospital in new york city studied lead in kids. >> it is a very pervasive toxic chemical and absolutely no le
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of lead in the human body which is safe. >> as for murad and jihad their home is lead safe. the constituenty repainted and tested their house to make sure it is okay. >> the children, it's not fair for the children to go through things like this. >> reporter: philadelphia came under major criticism from a local newspaper that spent months investigating the lead problem here. scott, the mayor announced he plans to crack down on landlord, by refusing to renew their rental licenses if they cannot prove that the properties they own are certified lead safe. >> jericka duncan tonight. thank you. well arctic air over the weekend set new lows in several cities. in amarillo, texas, shaking in their boots at 3 below. hilt 37 below in aberdeen, south dako dakota. jamie yuccas in minneapolis. >> reporter: chicago temperatures dropped to 6
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morning. according to nasa, that's colder than mars. at minus 2. rail lines were set on fire to keep cars moving along. commuters, sonja aguao. >> so much space under the heated lamps miserable. >> united flights at o'hare airport were delayed when there was problems fling up in extreme cold this morning. passengers in denver also stranded with hundreds of bags. >> usually drive, stick to driving from here on out. >> reporter: as the holiday travel rush started. weather conditions made for dangerous, deadly travel. in indianapolis, there were 200 accidents this weekend. due to ice. two people were killed. and 30 injured. icy road conditions caused this tanker crash near baltimore. involved 70 vehicles. left two people dead and dozens injured. the wind chill did get above zero first time since friday.
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lacing up. >> 7 mile commute here. and on my way home. >> 7 miles here. 7 miles back. >> in 7 degrees. >> funny now it seems warm compared to yesterday. i am not as bummed out about going outside today. >> reporter: it is getting warmer in minneapolis. today's high was 20 degrees. and tonight we have seen dozens of runners, cross-country skiers, and dog walkers out here. because, scott, it is 40 degrees warmer that in was on sunday. when right here in this spot, it was 20 degrees below zero. >> that guy has got a tough commute. jamie, thank you very much. coming up next on the "cbs evening news." christmas counterfeiters linked to terrorism. and, later, a tiny hockey fan is a breakout star.
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the u.s. is being flooded with knock-off mid this holiday season. federal law enforcement is saying counterfeit good are a national security threat. here is kris van cleave. box by box. customs officers are on the hunt for counterfeit goods. like this entire cargo container full of fake designer ugg boots. officer gabrielle richardson. >> this box right here. kind of flimsy. it's not, not labeled uggs on the outer box. >> doesn't look the part? >> right. >> clothing. electronics. shoes. jewelry. and purses. counterfeiters favorites. this time of year, toys, avenger action figures and aechk disney. customs chief deputy officer, scott ruttledge. >> think the average person would know the difference if they saw these on a shelf? awe not likely. they're pretty good
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nearly the size of two football fields. just one of four inspection sites at the port of new york and new jersey. this whole warehouse is full of just today's shipments. tomorrow, it starts tall over again. so far this year, customs has seized more than a billion dollars in counterfits. and that's just in the new york area alone. national nationally, the number of seizures by customs has been on the rise since 2007. jumped 25% in 2015. the bulk of the counterfeit goods come from mainland china and hong kong. seized shipments are destroyed. >> the money from counterfeiting goes where? >> goes to criminal organizations. and some of the proceeds have been linked back to funding of terrorist organizations. >> funding terrorism? >> that's correct. >> reporter: a crime so lucrative officers compare it to drug trafficking. kris van cleave, cbs news, carnie, new jersey. when we come back, she was famous for being famous.
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a young boy has scored with detroit red wings fans. meet mason. the crowd loved seeing the 2-year-old on the scoreboard saturday and only him. >> yeah! >> boo! >> yeah! >> the red wings won the game and named mason an honorary star. in a year dominated by politics, miriam webster had no shortage of canndidates for word of the
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year, deplorable. and bigly, maybe or maybe not uttered. the word was surreal, marked bite intense irrational reality of the dream. it was no dream. 2016 really happened. the life of zaza gabor seems surreal. started off as a b list actress in films and tv sitcoms. but she and sisters, eva and magda were a list celebrities the kardashians of their time. not even her 19895 rest for slapping a cop would change that. her marriage to hotel magnate, conrad hilton was one of eight. she once said, "i'm a marvelous housekeeper. every time i leave a man, i keep his house." zaza gabor died yesterday at 99. next, a prodigy's life takes a fairy tale turn.
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when you think of musical prodigies, mozart, schubert, mendelssohn come to mind, here is another. alma deutscher. her opera is about to premiere in vienna. seth doane has her cinderella story. ♪ ♪ at just 11 years old, her talent is unmistakable. but what makes alma deutscher truly extraordinary not her ability to play this music but to write it. and not just a song or two, she composed an entire opera. and then here -- yeah. how is it to see your ope
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>> well it is wonderful. it is really. i don't think you can imagine how exciting it is. because i have seen all this in my imagination. how it sound look and how it would look like. and i finally, actually coming true. >> reporter: we got a peek of her opera. currently in rehearsal. she grew up outside of london and sang before she could speak. alma says she does her best work when she is most relaxed. often while playing with her skipping rope. >> magic skipping rope? >> why is it magic? >> when i wave it like this and i tell stories in my mind then a melody just springs into my head. that's how she came up with her version of cinderella. >> in my cinderella i thought it was silly that cinderella was found by a shoe, why a shoe. mine story then, the prince find her with a melody.
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she is still getting used to the fairy tale turn in her own life. >> i think if some one told me many years ago that my opera would be performed in vienna, the capital of music, then i would have laughed. i thought it was a joke. >> play from before. >> reporter: she devours 100 books a year. doesn't have a tv, computer or smart phone. she doesn't have time. >> after this i am going to write my piano concerto. also writing a book now which i want to publish. i want to make it into a film. then i want to write the music for it. >> she is excited about opening here in vienna. but she is already dreaming of another venue, new york. seth doane, cbs news, vienna. that's the "overnight news" for this tuesday. for some of you the news continues. for others, check back with us just a little bit later for the morning news. and don't miss cbs this morning. from the broadcast center inew
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"overnight news." hi, welcome to the "overnight news." i'm demarco morgan. a day of holiday violence overseas. russia's ambassador to turkey was assassinated by a local cop shouting don't forget aleppo. in switzerland, a gunman burst into a mosque opened fire wounding several as they parade. and another truck attack this one in berlin. the driver knmowing down dozenst an open air christmas market. similar to the terror attack in niece france last july. charlie d'agata begins our coverage. coverage. >> reporter: the battered windshield showed the damage done when the 18-wheeler became a weapon. witnesses said the truck jumped the curb, barreled into the crowd and just kept going. american journalist, shandana
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from its deadly path. >> i saw a truck barrelling into a crowd of innocent people tonight. it looked look an accident. it looked like the truck jumped the curb and was going fast and got out of control. and -- sort of just swerved into the market. >> reporter: british tourist mike fox said the truck narrowly missed him. >> i spoke to two people lying on the floor with broken limbs. going to be okay. saw one guy dragged away with blood on his face. i helped several other people, lift the side of one of the stalls up so they could pull two other people. >> reporter: some of the wooden stalls at popular christmas market were flattened. emergency crews struggled to reach victims stuck under the truck. german police said a passenger in the truck was found dead at the scene. they said the driver fled. and a suspect was later arrested. the truck had polish license plates, was registered to a
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polish transportation company. german police have not said if the attack was terrorism. but bore similarities to the terrorist attack in france last july when a truck tore through a holiday crowd and killed 86 people. isis claimed responsibility for that attack. and has encouraged its supporters to launch similar attacks elsewhere. assassination of russia's ambassador to turkey injected a crisis nice the relationship between moscow and ankara. as diplomats from russia and iran are set to discuss the situation. russia and iran are backing assad, while turkey supported insurgent groups battling the syrian regime. holly williams reports.
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>> reporter: the assassin shot the russian ambassador from behind. [ gunfire ] remember aleppo. remember syria he shouted. murdering andre karlov apparently in revenge for russia's deadly intervention in syria. the shooter was a 22-year-old turkish police officer, later shot and killed by turkish security forces. it comes a week after thousands rallied in turkey, protesting moscow's support for the syrian regime. russian air strikes have helped the regime claw back control of the city of aleppo. forcing the evacuation of thousands of civilians. some of them will end up here, at al kamuna camp where turkish aid workers are putting up new tents. when we visited today, people already living here say they have nothing but mud. "we can't keep our children warm," said ali al ali, who has been living here with his five children over a year after their home in aleppo province was
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strike. "we burn everything to stay warm, even tires and plastic bags," he told us. there is one toilet for 200 people. shams al ali told us, she is 95 years old and wants to die." "god save us," she said." "we need your mercy." but even al kamuna, a place of last resort was bombed last may according to people here. a wheat farmer turned rebel fighter. he joined the hardline islaming group that now controls this area. "losing aleppo isn't the end," he told us, "the revolution will continue even if we all die." but if al kamuna isn't the end of the line in this miserable war it's difficult to imagine what is. [ child crying ] russia's air campaign condemned t
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aleppo. but, scott, it has not stopped syria's civil war from spilling across its borders. infecting other countries with its violence. >> holly williams near the turkish syria border. u.s. customs agents working around the clock to stop a flood of counterfeit goods that might otherwise end up under your christmas tree. how big is the problem. kris van cleave has the story from a customs warehouse in kearny, new jersey. >> reporter: one of four customs facilities for the port of new york and new jersey. the warehouse about the size of two football fields. and the focus here is finding contraband and counterfeits. the question this holiday season, can you spot the fakes? this is the front line in the battle against counterfeit goods. customs officers are seizing this shipping container from china. loaded with thousands of pairs
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boots. but they're not. >> you know the label uggs, on the outer box. >> reporter: doesn't look the part? >> right. >> reporter: last year, seizures jumped 25%. from china, hong kong. clothing, electronices, shoes, jewelry, watches, purses are counterfeiters favorites. this time of year so are toys. >> whatever is popular this season what they will try to get in. >> deputy chief officer, scott ruttledge says every shipment to this warehouse is flagged for inspection. thousands of boxes will be searched. often what is inside is not what it seems. these are not quite nike air jordans. the shoes come separate from the iconic jumping man logo, which is to be added in the u.s. upon arrival. similar tactic here, a bag of michael koors bags to be added to purses. we saw fake north face, sports
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jerseys, a favorite of counterfeiters, louis vuitton bags. >> what do you tell consumers, people out there shopping hour, to avoid this? >> you have to be cautious, who are you buying it from. if a price seems too good to be true, probably is. >> reporter: officers say there is so much money in counterfeit good they compare it to drug trafficking. the street value of that seized cargo container of fake uggs, likely in the millions. >> the money from counterfeiting goes where? >> goes to criminal organizations. and some of the proceed have been linked back to funding of terrorist organizations. >> reporter: funding terrorism? >> correct. >> reporter: over the past decade. interpoll traced the profits from fake merchandise back to several terror groups including al qaeda. the whole warehouse is full of off to day's shipments. tomorrow it starts all over again. so far this year, cuss tups has seized more than a billion dollars in counterfipts, and that's just in the newk yor area
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after six decades on stage, mabel staples shows no sign of slowing down. but took out from her busy schedule. >> mavis singing since the 40s. nominated for the first grammy in 1961, won three in her career. the staples singers injukted into the rock 'n' roll hall of fame. the kennedy center, honored mavis for her contribution to american culture, the little girl, with a big voice from the south side of chicago an unforgettable journey. ♪ if you don't respect yourself ain't nobody gonna give a ♪ ♪ >> reporter: by the time the staples singers reached the top of the pop chart
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1970s. ♪ yeah mavis staples had already been singing for nearly 25 years. your first publicity photo? >> mavis. >> very young mavis. >> very young mavis. >> reporter: mavis was 8 when her father pops put together the family band. >> he called us children into the living room. sit us on the floor in a circle. >> reporter: yeah. >> he said we're gonna sing. >> reporter: mavis with her deep contralto would take the lead. billed as god's greatest hit makers, the staples would become stars of the gospel circuit. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: when did you realize you had something special? >> you know, i realized it before we made a record. >> reporter: uh-huh. >> we would sing in church.
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pulpit, they would come up, they would be crying. and they wanted to shake my hand. and sing and put money in my hand. you know, that's when i said, i knew i had something. >> reporter: something was happening. >> something was going on. >> reporter: the staples singers based in chicago traveled without a rhythm section, just pops on guitar. >> it was, he told me, he says, i like the way your father's guitar sounds. i was like, thank you, he said. he said, yeah, yeah, yeah. he plays a nervous guitar. >> reporter: another king admired the group's music. in thear ely 1960s, dr. martin luther king jr. invited the staples singers to travel with him. >> we are the people that will not s
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freedom and human dignity. ♪ freedom's highway >> reporter: their music would become the sound track to his civil rights crusade. ♪ >> i walked beside dr. king and i sang songs for him. you know? that makes me proud. ♪ oh lord ♪ oh lord >> reporter: in 1964, the staples were invited to the new port folk festival which introduced them to a broader audience. >> one more time for the staples singers. ♪ oh >> reporter: things changed in late 60s. when their new label, stacks records put a little section behind them. ♪ ain't nobody crying >> reporter: in 1972 "i'll take you there took them to number one. how did it feel when you suddenly broke mainstream?
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it, it, we were finally being heard. ♪ ♪ let me take you there ♪ >> reporter: mavis' distinctive voice attracts all star collaborators. wilko's jeff tweedy produced a grammy winning album for her. before that, prince wrote two albums for her. before that -- another song writer, had an even stronger attraction to mavis. ♪ i ain't looking >> reporter: the mavis bob dylan fell for. [ sighs ] >> why you want to do that, see you made me sigh. dylan fell for this mavis. >> folk songs and more folk songs. >> reporter: it was 1962, they met on a telev
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>> bob dylan. the staple singers. dylan would propose. mavis was decline. >> did you ever explain to him why you turned him down? >> i told him, we were too young. >> reporter: but this past summer, dylan invited mavis to open for him on tour. >> i said so glad to see you. i have been wanting to see you, bobby, wanting to see you for so long if you would have married me you would have seen me every day. >> don't do me like that. fmavis staples. >> reporter: staples' remarkable nearly seven decade career was honored this month at the kennedy center. >> with her music she serves god with all her soul and yet is herself a goddess of soul. >> reporter: for mavis, the only thing missing was her father. what do you think pops would make of you winning the kennedy center honor? >> i tell you, he would have
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mavis, mavis, girl, they, they honoring you. ♪ ♪ i was last ♪ >> reporter: pops staples died in 2000. >> that was the hardest time in my life. ♪ for the one true vine >> reporter: you and pops are together singing for 50 years? >> yeah. over 50 years. >> reporter: wow. >> he would tell me, mavis you don't have to sing loud. you don't need no gimmicks. sing from your heart. what comes from the heart reaches the heart. >> uh-huh. >> i said okay, daddy. and i go in that dressing room, i say my little prayer. i go to my heart. and start singing. that's the best advice he -- could have ever have given me
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thank you for being here today. >> tim league wants you to experience the movies like never before. if in a sentence, you said to somebody, alamo draft house is, what is alamo draft house? >> my driving force is to make going to the movies fun again. i love going to the cinema. and i always have. and it can be such a special experience. we want to create great experiences here. >> that experience include a strict no talking, no texting, no cell phone looking policy. >> can we not use our phones? >> they even produce their own celebrity psas. ♪ >> there is plenty you can do with waiters delivering food and beer all while you kickback in a cozy chair and focus on the big screen. >> that's mine. >> league in brooklyn this week to introduce animated movie kubo and the two strings. and more importantly,
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the 25th location of his alamo draft house movie theater empire. >> this is a curated turkish collection of posters. in january, we are going to swap out all the posters and going to be weird films from, genre movies of india. league's theaters are like tellable tell ab temples for movie lovers. >> this is the micro theater. much smaller. catering to your every need. >> you order. write this down on the card. place it like a flag. waiters see the flag. they will shrink in. a little light under the table. they can see what it is. and they'll give you the thumb's up. five minutes later come up with whatever you need. league scripts the smallest details of the operation, directing the wait staff to use the iphone app run p. >> if you are a movie enthusiast. small bladder. you should have this, it tells you where exactly in the movie you can shrink out for two minutes and go to the
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time to drop a check or not to disturb you with the service. >> hurry up! >> reporter: the kitchen is run by fernando miralanda, two previous employers, danny mier and thomas keller. >> reporter: you are talking working at some of the beggest restaurants in new york. now working at a movie theater as a chef. >> absolutely. when i interviewed, i spoke to them. one of the exercises was like what is your favorite movie? easy, casablanca for me. >> i thought i told you never to play. >> he said do a menu around casablanca. a fun place where you can be creative. be serious about food. that's why i am here. >> reporter: the food isn't the only thing. local touch. each has a draft house for post movie conversation. this one has 48 local craft beers on tap. another 48 for the theelters. tim league has been crafting this vision for decades. starting in california. >> my wife and i opened a theater when we were 23 yea
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it was a an art house, single screen theater. it was an unmitigated disaster. i just happened to pass a movie theater on my way to work. one day, for lease sign. a week later, i signed the lease. tim and wife cary, regrouped in austin, texas opening single screen alamo draft house in 1997 featuring second run titles at discount rates. along the way they reimagined the movie experience. >> when the movie side ways came out. they were going to winery. we'd pair a flight of the wines they were going to. and travel on the journey, experience a little bit from another sense. >> when do we drink it? >> now. >> reporter: almost like not just taking me to the movie taking me on an adventure. >> when we ear at our best, creating a memory you will have forever. >> 15 years ago they started doing actual adventures with the alamo draft house rolling road shows. >> we would go
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valley for westerns, martha's vineyard, jaws. and close encounters at towers. every summer, jaws on the water, ifferent body of water. people in inner tubes. sun goes down. they're watching jaws from the water. we have -- emergency rescue divers in the water with rebreathers just in case something happens. but then, to occupy their time, they, like to, grab people's ankles, and, have a full sensory experience for jaws. >> reporter: end of the day, league says he just wants to make dinner and a movie something worthy of your time and your money. >> is this a reaction to the idea that is just not enough to have movies anymore? >> i don't think it's not enough. some body asked me the other day, what do you envision like the cinema of the future to be? and my answer was -- i envision it to be -- exactly as the cinema of the 40s and the cinem
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hollywood remembering zaza gabor. nine different husband and described herself as a great housekeep housekeeper. she explained every man she left, she kept the house. anthony mason looks back on her life and legacy. >> reporter: her husband said she suffered a heart attack at her los angeles home yesterday. the 99-year-old had been but her reign as hollywood beauty queen lasted decades both on and off the screen. >> what is wrong with me, arty, other women fiend lond love and happiness? >> you find it so often. >> reporter: zaza gabor seemed to know exactly what she wanted. >> i am just a simple hungarian girl really. >> reporter: born in budapest,
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hungary to win over hollywood. >> darling, a girl can't make success on instincts alone. >> she appeared in 40 films and 40 tv shows, and seemed most comfortable playing herself on game shows and movies. >> after slapping a beverly hills police officer during a routine traffic stop, in 1989, zaza was sentenced to 72 hours behind bars. she proved she could still command the world's attention. as she did with her nine marriages. her hutz basbands included conr hilton and actor george sanders. >> i find many men attractive. i am one of those women who love gorgeous men. >> reporter: she described her seventh marriage to michael o'hara this way one year before the divorce. >> i think it is all right marriage as far as marriage can go. i think people should live in sin and not be married. >> survived by herth
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of 30 years, frederick vonn anhold. through it all never gave up her lavish lifestyle. >> a famous painting. zaza was famous for being famous. being a social butterfly long before the era of social media. yet the last years for gabor were difficult. a car accident in 2002, and hip replacement at 93 that left her in frail health. this its the zaza we will always remember. a beauty who played herself so well it became the role of a lifetime. that's the "overnight news" for this tuesday. 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 here in new york city, i'm demarco moore.
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tragedy in berlin. a truck plows into a christmas market. many are dead. police are investigating the possibility of terrorism. also tonight -- russia's asbassador to turkey is insass batedmay a n shouting "remember aleppo." >> a warehouse full of knock-offs. beware a counterfeit christmas with a sinister motive. >> funding terrorism? >> that's correct. the ar bctic tlast urns deadly. and -- then they're rehearsing her opera. and she is 11 years old. >> i had seen this allmy in imioinatn. how it sound like and how it would look like. ♪
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♪ an 18-wheeler loaded with a cargo of steel tore through a crowded christmas market in berlin monday night. the death toll has been steadily rising. dozens of people have been hurt. the white house called it an apparent terrorist attack. the driver has been arrested. it was just last month that the state department warned americans that holiday festivals and outdoor markets in europe could come under attack. security in the united states is tightening. charlie d'agata begins our coverage. >> reporter: the battered windshield showed the damage done when the 18-wheeler became a weapon. witnesses said the truck jumped the curb, barreled into the crowd and just kept going. american journalist, shandana durrani said she was feet away from its deadly path. >> i saw a truck barrelling into a crowd of innocent people ni
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it looked look an accident. it looked like the truck jumped the curb and was going fast and got out of control. and -- sort of just swerved into the market. >> reporter: british tourist mike fox said the truck narrowly missed him. >> i spoke to two people lying on the floor with broken limbs. going to be okay. saw one guy dragged away with blood on his face. i helped several other people, lift the side of one of the stalls up stow they could pull two other people. >> reporter: some of the wooden stalls at popular christmas market were flattened. emergency crews struggled to reach victims stuck under the truck. german police said a passenger in the truck was found dead at the scene. they said the driver fled. and a suspect was later arrested. the truck had polish license plates, was registered to a polish transportation company. german police have not said if the attack was terrorism. but bore similarities to the
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terrorist attack in france last july when a truck tore through a holiday crowd and killed 86 people. isis claimed responsibility for that attack. and has encouraged its supporters to launch similar attacks elsewhere. the polish owner of the truck said he believes the truck may have been stolen. he hasn't heard from the driver since this afternoon. tonight, scott, german police are tight-lipped about the suspect's nationality. >> charlie d'agata in the newsroom. thank you. >> though the police haven't confirmed this. tonight president-elect donald trump blamed islamist terrorists for what he called a slaughter of christians in berlin. mr. trump also blamed islamic terrorism for the assassination today of russia's ambassador to turkey. who was shot as he spoke at an art gallery in turkey's capital ankara. the attack seems to be retribution for russia's air strikes that turned the wa t
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turkey and russia are on opposite sides of the war. holly robbins reports. holly williams reports. >> reporter: the assassin shot the russian ambassador from behind. [ gunfire ] remember aleppo. remember syria he shouted. murdering andrei karlov, apparently in revenge for russia's deadly intervention in syria. the shooter was a 22-year-old turkish police officer, later shot and killed by turkish security forces. it comes a week after thousands rallied in turkey, protesting moscow's support for the syrian regime. russian air strikes have helped the regime claw back control of the city of aleppo. forcing the evacuation of thousands of civilians. some of them will end up here,
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aid workers are putting up new tents. when we visited today, people already living here say they have nothing but mud. we can't keep our children warm said ali al ali, who has been living here with his five children over a year after their home in aleppo province was flattened by a regime air strike. we burn everything to stay warm% even tires and plastic bags he told us. there is one toilet for 200 people. she told us she is 95 years old and wants to die. god save us, she said. we need your mercy. but even al kamuna, a place of last resort was bombed last may according to people here. a wheat farmer turned rebel
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fighter. who joined the hard line islamic group that now controls this area. losing aleppo isn't the end, he told us, the revolution will continue. even if we all die. but if al kamuna isn't the end of the line in this miserable war it's difficult to imagine what is. russia's air campaign condemned by the u.s. has helped deliver a victory for the syrian regime in aleppo. but, scott, it has not stopped syria's civil war from spilling across its borders. infecting other countries with its violence. >> holly williams near the turkish syrian border for us tonight. holly, thank you. also today in zurich, switzerland. a gunman opened fire on worshippers at a mosque. three men wounded. the gunman fled. police say they found a body nearby but haven't linked it to the shooting yet. security is
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in the u.s., and with that, we will go to jeff pegues. jeff. >> u.s. law enforcement monitoring events in germany and around the world new night. in chicago, police officials are beefing up security at daly plaza where there is a christmas market tonight similar thut one in berlin. in new york, nypd, deploying specialized critical response teams to key locations around the city. a month ago an alert went out to police departments across the country warning of home grown violent extremist activity. the alert mentioned potential targets for attacks including shopping centers, special events, and crowded venues. scott, officials say the is not unusual for the numb bar of threats to increase around the holidays and they stress there is no specific or credible threat at the moment. >> jeff pegues in the washington newsroom. thank you. the "overnight news" will be right back.
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we have breaking news in politics. late today, donald trump was elected president of the united states. what we have known for weeks was made official this evening as members of the electoral college cast their ballots in all 50 states and the district of columbia. in wisconsin, one protester was removed by police. a few electors switched their votes from trump. some abandoned hillary clinton. but as the the votes were counted to day, texas put trump over the top with more than 270 votes needed to win. congress will certify those votes in january.
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president of the united states is january 20th. a new study out today of public health record has discovered 3,000 neighborhoods in america where children suffer from lead poisoning. the study by reuters news agency found lead poisoning twice and four times higher than the recent contaminated lead crisis in flint, michigan. jericka duncan is looking into this. >> reporter: aisha stafford and husband andrew irby pay close attention to twins, murad and jihad. >> i'm scared. really scared. >> reporter: in may, they were tested for lead. the results, levels nine times what the centers for disease control considers safe for murad and four times for jihad. >> heartbreaking to not know if -- your child have learning disabilities or, or other problems. it hurts. >> last year, nearly 2700 children in philadelphia were found to have fu
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levels can cause irreversible brain damage. lower iq. and lifelong, learning and behavioral problems. >> this is where they got the lead poisoning? >> highest level of lead was in the house. >> culprit. lead paint in homes, goes far beyond philadelphia. it is also a common problem in places like baltimore, cleveland, and milwaukee. where most inner city housing was built before congress banned lead paint in 1978. a new reuters analysis found 3,000 american neighborhoods where children had double the level of lead poisoning that what was found in flint, michigan where the lead tainted water was the problem. dr. phillip landrogan, pediatrician at mount sinai hospital in new york city studied lead in kids. >> it is a very pervasive toxic chemical and absolutely no level of lead in the human body which is safe.
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>> as for murad and jihad their home is lead safe. the city has repainted and tested their house to make sure it is okay. >> the children, it's not fair for the children to go through things like this. >> reporter: philadelphia came under major criticism from a local newspaper that spent months investigating the lead problem here. scott, the mayor announced he plans to crack down on landlord, by refusing to renew their rental licenses if they cannot prove that the properties they own are certified lead safe. >> jericka duncan tonight. thank you. well arctic air over the weekend set new lows in several cities. in amarillo, texas, shaking in their boots at 3 below. hit 37 below in aberdeen, south dakota. jamie yuccas in minneapolis. >> reporter: chicago temperatures dropped to 6 degrees below zero monday morning. acco
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than mars. at minus 2. rail lines were set on fire to keep cars moving along. commuters, sonja aguao. >> so much space under the heated lamps that it is miserable. >> united flights at o'hare airport were delayed when there was problems fueling up in extreme cold this morning. passengers in denver also stranded with hundreds of bags. >> usually drive, stick to driving from here on out. >> reporter: as the holiday travel rush started. weather conditions made for dangerous, deadly travel. in indianapolis, there were 200 accidents this weekend. due to ice. two people were killed. and 30 injured. icy road conditions caused this tanker crash near baltimore. involved 70 vehicles. left two people dead and dozens injured. the wind chill did get above zero first time since friday. inne
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>> 7 mile commute here. and i'll do it on my way home as well. >> reporter: 7 miles? >> 7 miles here. 7 miles back. >> reporter: in 7 degrees? >> funny now it seems warm compared to yesterday. i am not as bummed out about going outside today. >> reporter: it is getting warmer in minneapolis. today's high was 20 degrees. and tonight we have seen dozens of runners, cross-country skiers, and dog walkers out here. because, scott, it is 40 degrees warmer that in was on sunday. when right here in this spot, it was 20 degrees below zero. >> that guy has got a tough commute. jamie, thank you very much. coming up next on the "cbs evening news." christmas counterfeiters linked to terrorism. and, later, a tiny hockey fan is a breakout star.
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the u.s. is being flooded with knock-off merchandise this holiday season. federal law enforcement is saying counterfeit good are a national security threat. here is kris van cleave. box by box. customs officers are on the hunt for counterfeit goods. like this entire cargo container full of fake designer ugg boots. officer gabrielle richardson. >> this box right here. kind of flimsy. it's not, not labeled uggs on the outer box. >> doesn't look the part? >> right. >> clothing. electronics. shoes. jewelry. and purses. counterfeiters favorites. this time of year, toys, avenger action figures and anything disney. customs chief deputy officer, scott ruttledge. >> reporter: do you think the have rang person would know the difference if they saw these on a shelf? >> not likely. they're pretty good knock-offs. >> reporter: this warehouse nearly
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just one of four inspection sites at the port of new york and new jersey. this whole warehouse is full of just today's shipments. tomorrow, it starts tall over again. so far this year, customs has seized more than a billion dollars in counterfits. and that's just in the new york area alone. nationally, the number of seizures by customs has been on the rise since 2007. jumped 25% in 2015. the bulk of the counterfeit goods come from mainland china and hong kong. seized shipments are destroyed. >> the money from counterfeiting goes where? >> goes to criminal organizations. and some of the proceeds have been linked back to funding of terrorist organizations. >> funding terrorism? >> that's correct. >> reporter: a crime so lucrative officers compare it to drug trafficking. kris van cleave, cbs news, kearny, new jersey. when we come back, she was famous for being famous. we'll remember zaza gabor.
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a young boy has scored with detroit red wings fans. meet mason. the crowd loved seeing the 2-year-old on the scoreboard saturday and only him. >> yeah! >> boo! >> yeah! >> the red wings won the game and named mason an honorary star. in a year dominated by politics, merriam-webster had no shortage of candidates for word of the year, deplorable. and bigly, maybe or maybe not
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ultered by donald trump. the word was surreal, marked by the intense irrational reality of a dream. of course, it was no dream. 2016 really happened. the life of zaza gabor seems surreal. gabor started off as a b list actress in films and tv sitcoms. but she and sisters, eva and magda were a list celebrities the kardashians of their time. not even her 19895 rest for not even her 19895 rest for that. her marriage to hotel magnate, conrad hilton was one of eight. she once said, "i'm a marvelous housekeeper. every time i leave a man, i keep his house." zaza gabor died yesterday at 99. next, a prodigy's life takes a fairy tale turn.
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when you think of musical prodigies, mozart, schubert, mendelssohn come to mind, here is another. alma deutscher. her opera is about to premiere in vienna. seth doane has her cinderella story. ♪ ♪ at just 11 years old, her talent is unmistakable. but what makes alma deutscher truly extraordinary not her ability to play this music but to write it. and not just a song or two, she composed an entire opera. and then here -- yeah.
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coming to life? >> well it is wonderful. it is really. i don't think you can imagine how exciting it is. because i have seen all this in my imagination. how it sound look and how it would look like. and i finally, actually coming true. >> reporter: we got a peek of her opera. currently in rehearsal. she grew up outside of london and sang before she could speak. alma says she does her best work when she is most relaxed. often while playing with her skipping rope. >> magic skipping rope
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>> when i wave it like this and i tell stories in my mind then a melody just springs into my head. that's how she came up with her version of cinderella. >> in my cinderella i thought it was silly that cinderella was found by a shoe, why a shoe. mine story then, the prince find her with a melody. she is still getting used to the fairy tale turn in her own life. >> i think if some one told me many years ago that my opera would be performed in vienna, the capital of music, then i would have laughed. i thought it was a joke. >> play from before. >> reporter: she devours 100 books a year. doesn't have a tv, computer or smart phone. she doesn't have time. >> after this i am going to write my piano concerto. also writing a book now which i want to publish. i want to make it into a film. then i want to write the music for it. >> she is excited about opening here in vienna. but she is already dreaming of another venue, new york. seth doane, cbs news, vienna. that's the "overnight news" for this tuesday. for some of you the news continues. for others, check back with us just a little bit later for the morning news. and don't miss cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm scott pelley. >> announcer: this is the cbs "overnight news."
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>> announcer: this is the cbs "overnight news." hi, welcome to the "overnight news." i'm demarco morgan. a day of holiday violence overseas. russia's ambassador to turkey was assassinated by a local cop shouting don't forget aleppo. in switzerland, a gunman burst into a mosque opened fire wounding several as they parade. and another truck attack this one in berlin. the driver mowing down dozens at an open air christmas market. similar to the terror attack in niece france last july. charlie d'agata begins our coverage. coverage. >> reporter: the battered windshield showed the damage done when the 18-wheeler became a weapon. witnesses said the truck jumped the cuba
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american journalist, shandana durrani said she was feet away from its deadly path. >> i saw a truck barrelling into a crowd of innocent people tonight. it looked look an accident. it looked like the truck jumped the curb and was going fast and got out of control. and -- sort of just swerved into the market. >> reporter: british tourist mike fox said the truck narrowly missed him. >> i spoke to two people lying on the floor with broken limbs. going to be okay. saw one guy dragged away with blood on his face. i helped several other people, lift the side of one of the stalls up so they could pull two other people. >> reporter: some of the wooden stalls at popular christmas market were flattened. emergency crews struggled to reach victims stuck under the truck. german police said a passenger in the truck was found dead at the scene. s
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and a suspect was later arrested. the truck had polish license plates, was registered to a polish transportation company. german police have not said if the attack was terrorism. but bore similarities to the terrorist attack in france last july when a truck tore through a holiday crowd and killed 86 people. isis claimed responsibility for that attack. and has encouraged its supporters to launch similar attacks elsewhere. assassination of russia's ambassador to turkey injected a crisis nice the relationship between moscow and ankara. as diplomats from russia and iran are set to discuss the situation. russia and iran are backing syrian president bashar assad, while turkey supported insurgent groups battling the syrian regime. holly williams reports. >> reporter: the assassin shot the russian ambassador from behind. [ gunfire ] remember aleppo. remember syria he shouted. murdering andre karlov
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apparently in revenge for russia's deadly intervention in syria. the shooter was a 22-year-old turkish police officer, later shot and killed by turkish security forces. it comes a week after thousands rallied in turkey, protesting moscow's support for the syrian regime. russian air strikes have helped the regime claw back control of the city of aleppo. forcing the evacuation of thousands of civilians. some of them will end up here, at al kamuna camp where turkish aid workers are putting up new tents. when we visited today, people already living here say they have nothing but mud. "we can't keep our children warm," said ali al ali, who has been living here with his five children over a year after their home in aleppo province was flattened by a regime air
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"we burn everything to stay warm, even tires and plastic bags," he told us. there is one toilet for 200 people. shams al ali told us, she is 95 years old and wants to die." "god save us," she said." "we need your mercy." but even al kamuna, a place of last resort was bombed last may according to people here. a wheat farmer turned rebel
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he joined the hardline islaming group that now controls this area. "losing aleppo isn't the end," he told us, "the revolution will continue even if we all die." but if al kamuna isn't the end of the line in this miserable war it's difficult to imagine what is. [ child crying ] russia's air campaign condemned by the u.s. has helped deliver a victory for the syrian regime in aleppo. but, scott, it has not stopped syria's civil war from spilling across its borders. infecting other countries with its violence. >> holly williams near the turkish syria border. u.s. customs agents working around the clock to stop a flood of counterfeit goods that might otherwise end up under your christmas tree. how big is the problem. kris van cleave has the story from a customs warehouse in kearny, new jersey. >> reporter: one of four customs facilities for the port of new york and new jersey. the warehouse about the size of two football fields. and the focus here is finding contraband and counterfeits. the question this holiday season, can you spot the fakes? this is the front line in the battle against counterfeit goods. customs fi
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this shipping container from china. loaded with thousands of pairs of what look like designer ugg boots. but they're not. >> you know the label uggs, on the outer box. >> reporter: doesn't look the part? >> right. >> reporter: last year, seizures jumped 25%. from china, hong kong. clothing, electronices, shoes, jewelry, watches, purses are counterfeiters favorites. this time of year so are toys. >> whatever is popular this season what they will try to get in. >> deputy chief officer, scott ruttledge says every shipment to this warehouse is flagged for inspection. thousands of boxes will be searched. often what is inside is not what it seems. these are not quite nike air jordans. the shoes come separate from the iconic jumping man logo, which is to be added in the u.s. upon arrival. similar tactic here, a bag of michael koors bags to be added to purses. we saw fake north face, sports jerseys, a favorite of counterfeiters, louis vuitton bags. >> wdo
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people out there shopping hour, to avoid this? >> you have to be cautious, who are you buying it from. if a price seems too good to be true, probably is. >> reporter: officers say there is so much money in counterfeit good they compare it to drug trafficking. the street value of that seized cargo container of fake uggs, likely in the millions. >> the money from counterfeiting goes where? >> goes to criminal organizations. and some of the proceed have been linked back to funding of terrorist organizations. >> reporter: funding terrorism? >> correct. >> reporter: over the past decade. interpoll traced the profits from fake merchandise back to several terror groups including al qaeda. the whole warehouse is full of off to day's shipments. tomorrow it starts all over again. so far this year, customs has seized more than a billion dosllarn i
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after six decades on stage, legendary singer mavis staples shows no sign of slowing down. but took out from her busy schedule for a chat with anthony mason. >> mavis singing since the 40s. nominated for the first grammy in 1961, won three in her career. the staples singers were inducted into the rock 'n' roll hall of fame in 1999. the kennedy center, honored mavis for her contribution to american culture, the little girl, with a big voice from the south side of chicago an unforgettable journey. ♪ if you don't respect yourself ain't nobody gonna give a ♪ ♪ >> reporter: by the time the staples singers reached the top of the pop charts in the early 1970s.
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♪ yeah mavis staples had already been singing for nearly 25 years. your first publicity photo? >> mavis. purvis, pops, cleatus, and mavis. >> very young mavis. >> very young mas. >> reporter: mavis was 8 when her father pops put together the family band. >> he called us children into the living room. sit us on the floor in a circle. >> reporter: yeah. >> he said we're gonna sing. ♪ i just got to heaven >> reporter: mavis with her deep contralto would take the lead. ♪ say oh billed as god's greatest hit makers, the staples would become stars of the gospel circuit. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: when did you realize you had something special? >> you know, i realized it before we made a record. >> reporter: uh-huh. >> we would sing in church. they would come up to the, the pulpit, they w c
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would be crying. and they wanted to shake my hand. and sing and put money in my hand. you know, that's when i said, i knew i had something. >> reporter: something was happening. >> something was going on. ♪ uh-huh they tell me >> reporter: the staples singers based in chicago traveled without a rhythm section, just pops on guitar. >> it was, he told me, he says, i like the way your father's guitar sounds. i was like, thank you, he said. he said, yeah, yeah, yeah. he plays a nervous guitar. >> reporter: another king admired the group's music. in the early 1960s, dr. martin luther king jr. invited the staples singers to travel with him. >> we are the people that will not stop until they have full
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freedom anhuman dignity. ♪ freedom's highway >> reporter: their music would become the sound track to his civil rights crusade. ♪ >> i walked beside dr. king and i sang songs for him. you know? that makes me proud. ♪ oh lord ♪ oh lord >> reporter: in 1964, the staples were invited to the new port folk festival which introduced them to a broader audience. >> one more time for the staples singers. ♪ oh >> reporter: things changed in late 60s. when their new label, stacks records put a little section behind them. ♪ ain't nobody crying >> reporter: in 1972 "i'll take you there took them to number one. how did it feel when you suddenly broke mainstream? >> you know, it felt good. it, it, we were finally being heard. ♪
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♪ let me take you there ♪ >> reporter: mavis' distinctive voice attracts all star collaborators. wilko's jeff tweedy produced a grammy winning album for her. before that, prince wrote two albums for her. before that -- another song writer, had an even stronger attraction to mavis. ♪ i ain't looking >> reporter: the mavis bob dylan fell for. [ sighs ] >> why you want to do that, see you made me sigh. dylan fell for this mavis. >> folk songs and more folk songs. >> reporter: it was 1962, they
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met on a television show. >> bob dylan. the staple singers. dylan would propose. mavis was decline. >> did you ever explain to him why you turned him down? >> i told him, we were too young. >> reporter: but this past summer, dylan invited mavis to open for him on tour. >> i said so glad to see you. i have been wanting to see you, bobby, wanting to see you for so long if you would have married me you would have seen me every day. >> don't do me like that. >> singer/songwriter, mavis staples. >> reporter: staples' remarkable nearly seven decade career was honored this month at the kennedy center. >> with her music she serves god with all her soul and yet is herself a goddess of soul. >> reporter: for mavis, the only thing missing was her father. what do you think pops would make of you winning the kennedy center honor? >> i tell you, he would have that twinkle
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honoring you. ♪ ♪ i was last ♪ >> reporter: pops staples died in 2000. >> that was the hardest time in my life. ♪ for the one true vine >> reporter: you and pops are together singing for 50 years? >> yeah. over 50 years. >> reporter: wow. >> he would tell me, mavis you don't have to sing loud. you don't need no gimmicks. sing from your heart. what comes from the heart reaches the heart. >> uh-huh. >> i said okay, daddy. and i go in that dressing room, i say my little prayer. i go to my heart. and start singing. that's the best advice he -- could have ever have given me. sing from your heart. >> reporter: uh-huh. works every time.
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thank you for being here today. >> tim league wants you to experience the movies like never before. if in a sentence, you said to somebody, alamo draft house is, what is alamo draft house? >> my driving force is to make going to the movies fun again. i love going to the cinema. and i always have. and it can be such a special experience. we want to create great experiences here. >> that experience include a strict no talking, no texting, no cell phone looking policy. >> can we not use our phones? >> they even produce their own celebrity psas. ♪ >> there is plenty you can do with waiters delivering food and beer all while you kickback in a cozy chair and focus on the big screen. >> that's mine. >> league in brooklyn this week to introduce animated movie kubo and the two strings.
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the 25thocation of his alamo draft house movie theater empire. >> this is a curated turkish collection of posters. in january, we are going to swap out all the posters and going to be weird films from, genre movies of india. league's theaters are like tell temples for movie lovers. >> this is the micro theater. much smaller. catering to your every need. >> you order. write this down on the card. place it like a flag. waiters see the flag. they will shrink in. a little light under the table. they can see what it is. and they'll give you the thumb's up. five minutes later come up with whatever you need. league scripts the smallest details of the operation, directing the wait staff to use the iphone app run p. >> if you are a movie enthusiast. small bladder. you should have this, it tells you where exactly in the movie you can shrink out for two minutes and go to the bathroom. for us, se
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disturb you with the service. >> hurry up! >> reporter: the kitchen is run by fernando miralanda, two previous employers, danny mier and thomas keller. >> reporter: you are talking working at some of the beggest restaurants in new york. now working at a movie theater as a chef. >> absolutely. when i interviewed, i spoke to them. one of the exercises was like what is your favorite movie? easy, casablanca for me. >> i thought i told you never to play. >> he said do a menu around casablanca. a fun place where you can be creative. be serious about food. that's why i am here. >> reporter: the food isn't the only thing. local touch. each has a draft house for post movie conversation. this
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another 48 for the theelters. tim league has been crafting this vision for decades. starting in california. >> my wife and i opened a theater when we were 23 years old. it was a an art house, single screen theater. it was an unmitigated disaster. i just happened to pass a movie theater on my way to work. one day, for lease sign. a week later, i signed the lease. tim and wife cary, regrouped in austin, texas opening single screen alamo draft house in 1997 featuring second run titles at discount rates. along the way they reimagined the movie experience. >> when the movie side ways came out. they were going to winery. we'd pair a flight of the wines they were going to. and travel on the journey, experience a little bit from another sense. >> when do we drink it? >> now. >> reporter: almost like not just taking me to the movie taking me on an adventure. >> when we ear at our best, creating a memory you will have forever. >> 15 years ago they started doing actual adventures with the alamo draft house rolling road shows. >> we would go to monument valley for westerns, martha's
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vineyard, jaws. and close encounters at towers. every summer, jaws on the water, different body of water. people in inner tubes. sun goes down. they're watching jaws from the water. we have -- emergency rescue divers in the water with rebreathers just in case something happens. but then, to occupy their time, they, like to, grab people's ankles, and, have a full sensory experience for jaws. >> reporter: end of the da league says he just wants to make dinner and a movie something worthy of your time and your money. >> is this a reaction to the idea that s just not enough to have movies anymore? >> i don't think it's not enough. some body ased me the other day, what do you envision like the cinema of the future to be? and my answer was -- i envision it to be -- exactly as the cinema of the 40s and the cinema
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ople take action against housing discrimination? my friends were told they might be more comfortable in another neighborhood. my co-worker was pressured by her landlord to pay her rent with sexual favors. my neighr was told she needs to get rid of her dog, even though he's an assistance animal. they all reported these forms of housing discrimination. when you don't report them, landlords and owners are allowed to keep breaking the law. housing discrimination is illegal. if you think you've been a victim, report it. like we did. narrator: if you suspect that you've been discriminated against because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, familial status or disability, report it to hud or your local fair housing center. visit hud.gov/fairhousing or call the hud hotline at 1-800-669-9777. fair housing is your right. use it.
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♪ it's tuesday, december 20th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." breaking overnight -- officials in berlin suspect terrorism after a truck plowed into a packed christmas market, killing 12 people and injuring dozens more. this morning, efforts are under way to step up security in the u.s. also breaking, hours after a russian ambassador was assassinated in ankara, the u.s. shutters its embassy in turkey, just across the street, after shots were fired overnight. captioning funded by cbs

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