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captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, december 29th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." ♪ ♪ good morning good morning good morning good morning to you ♪ sn ♪ ♪ >> just a day after her death, sadness and shock be. the world remembers debbie reynolds. a light saber salute. "star wars" fans prove the force will always be with carrie fisher. this morning the obama administration will outline its response to russia after reports that it hacked
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elect. in the meantime, president-elect trump downplayed the breach. >> i think we ought to get on with our lives. and the country will see snow today. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. good to be with you. i-wendy -- i'm wendy gillette in for anne-marie green. debbie reynolds became a hollywood star as a teenager died yesterday, the day after her daughter carrie fisher died. reynolds was 84 years old. speaking to los angeles radio station knx, her son todd fisher detailed his mother's final moments. >> the last thing she said to me was that she really missed her daughter and really wanted to be with her. and literally 30 minutes later, she was -- she had
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and that's exactly what she did. >> the daughter of reynolds former husband joely fisher tweeted some of the magic people have left the tribe. for the moment i am inconsolable. for eight years she was my mom. she was pure energy and light when she came on stage. chris martinez has a look at the hollywood icon's impressive career. ♪ >> reporter: debbie reynolds was just 19 years old when she landed a leading role in the iconic 1952 film "singin' in the ra rain" opposite gene kelly and shooting into stardom on the silver screen. reynolds appeared in many movie musicals in the 1950s and earned an academy award nomination in the
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she was married on april 1st, 1932. her family moved to burbank, california, where a miss burbank beauty contest crown led to a movie studio contract and a new stage name, debbie reynolds. ♪ >> reporter: at 23 years old, reynolds found hollywood romance with singer eddie fisher. >> a bride and groom, debbie and eddie are finally mr. and mrs. >> reporter: the couple had two children together including actress carrie fisher but their star-studded marriage ended in scandal when fisher left for her best friend, actress elizabeth taylor. reynolds revealed she and taylor eventually made up. >> she was as dumb as i was. so fall in line. >> reporter: reynolds continued to search for love marrying and divorcing twice more. >> my personal life is always sort of like this. a choo-choo train saying i think i can, i think i can. i seem to marry very
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i have no taste in men. >> reporter: she later became a fixture in las vegas opening her own hotel and casino where she often performed live. reynolds was also a notable collector of film memorabilia and amassing thousands of props and costumes including many hollywood "connick dresses and the collection grew bigger than she ever intended. >> reporter: debbie reynolds was 84 years old. chris martinez, cbs news, los angeles. about that iconic role in "singin' in the rain" reynolds practically had zero dancing experience when she was cast in the film. neither that nor dancing so hard, her feet bled kept her from nailing the part. meanwhile, "star wars" fans are using the force to pay tribute to reynolds' daughter carrie fisher, known best for her iconic role as princess leia. fans gathered in anaheim and elsewherou
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a light saber tribute. other fans created an impromptu star on the hollywood walk of fame. they took over a blank star with carrie's name pasted on the sidewalk. they say it will stay put for a few days. heavy wet snow and powerful winds is bearing down on interior new england this morning. the system is expected to last through tomorrow. eric fisher, chief meteorologist, at our boston station wbz, has more on the developing storm and the new year's eve forecast. >> reporter: the story today a coastal storm toward new england and this becomes potent by the evening brings rain to the main cities and boston and providence as well as new york city. for interior parts of the northeast we are looking at significant snow as that storm deepens. also drags in a lot of strong wind for thursday night. we are looking at 1 to 2 feet across much of vermont, new hampshire and maine and many in interior new england the biggest storm they have seen in a
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so quiet. we look toward the weekend and new year's eve a look at the national map. southeast is where we have got some problems with rain and thunderstorms and especially near the gulf coast. we will a have you snow showers and flurries in the northeast and in the west coast showers in central and southern california and even low land snow possible in and around seattle. the reason for that is big blast of arctic air is going to slide down across the west coast starting this weekend, well below average temperatures will be expected here. meanwhile, a little bit of a warm-up by sunday for the start of 2017 across the southeast. and to preview the first full week of the year, a lot of cold on the map, especially in the western united states, well below average temperatures. perhaps even some records. your warmest temps if you want to escape winter will be south florida if it's been very warm all month long. i'm meteorologist eric firer for cbs news. there was heavy and sometimes golf
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dozens of cars were damaged. no injuries. now to foreign affairs. the escalating tension between the united states and israeli. secretary of state john kerry delivered an unprecedented attack against israeli for settlement building. afterwards, israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu accused the obama administration of an anti-israeli bias. craig boswell has our report. >> reporter: secretary of state john kerry laid out his vision for peace in the middle east. >> the two-state solution is the only way to achieve a adjust and lasting peace between israelis and palestinians. >> reporter: but kerry's plant did not go well over in israeli. prime minister benefitijamin netanyahu blames the u.s. >> we have an absolute incontestable evidence that the united states organized, advanced, and brought this resolution
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security council. we will share that information with the incoming administration. >> reporter: it's not just israeli opposing secretary of state kerry's ideas for peace in the middle east. president-elect donald trump is also criticizing the obama administration. wednesday morning, president-elect tweeted we cannot let israeli be treated with such distain and disrespect. they used to have a great friend in the u.s. but not any more. the beginning of the end is a horrible iran deal. now this. u.n. stay strong, israeli. january 20th is fast approaching. last night, mr. trump reported from his resort in palm beach, florida. israeli is still moving forward with settlements. wednesday, a housing committee approved new construction of a four-store building in east jerusalem. craig boswell, cbs news, washington. comurp on
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morning," we will have more. today, the obama administration is sppexpected h it will respond to the russian cyberattacks that interfered in the presidential election. it's likely leaders of russia's intelligence agency will be targeted and likely economic sanctions but washington does not want to enact measures the trump administration can overturn. yesterday, mr. trump appeared to suggest it's time to move on. >> i think we ought to get on with our lives. i think the computers have implicated lives very greatly. the whole, you know, age of computer has made it where nobody knows exactly what is going on. >> this morning, the russian foreign ministry said any possible u.s. sanctions would be an attempt to hamper cooperation. the man who killed nine people in a charleston church says he won't present evidence during the punishment phase of his trial. dylann roof is representing himself. during a hearing yesterday he said he also does not
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call witnesses. the judge told roof representing himself was a bad idea. the same jury that convicted roof will decide if he gets the death penalty. coming up on the "morning news." new equipment for chicago police. officers will soon hit the police with body cameras. and caught on dash cam. tesla's autopilot predicts a collision. this is the "cbs morning news." i'm gonna take mucinex sinus-max. enough pressure in here for ya? too late, we're about to take off. these dissolve fast. they're liquid gels. and you're coming with me... you realize i have gold status? mucinex sinus-max liquid gels. dissolves fast to unleash max strength medicine. let's end this. whfight back fastts, with tums smoothies. it starts dissolving the instant it touches your tongue.
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dash cam video from the netherlands show what tesla's new autopilot system can do. a warning sounded just before a collision in front of the tesla. the system's radar bounces under the car ahead to detect danger. white house petitions have a disappointing success rate and chicago police get a new accessory. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. the "chicago tribune" reports that all city police officers will be wearing body cameras by the end of 2017. that is a year earlier than planned. the killings of
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officers in the last three years prompted a federal probe of police practices. the "los angeles times" says tighter security is planned for next monday's rose parade. the steps follow recent attacks in europe in which trucks were used. patrol cars and barricades filled with water will shield the parade route. "the new york times" reports that bribery could be compromising security at the nation's borders. more than 200 homeland security workers have taken more than $50 million in bribes during the last ten years. the paper screened thousands of agency documents and court records. "the washington post" says white house petitions have led to few concrete actions. the we the people website was started five years ago. one petition prompted a law that lets customers transfer cell phones to new networks. more than 225,000 people signed another petition calling for the deportation of justin bieber to canada. still to come, a rooster with a coer
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. president-elect trump was the inspiration for this giant statue at a chinese mall.
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begins eight days after his inauguration. the mall is selling replicas including a 32-footer that costs nearly 1,800. on the cbs mon"moneywatch." twitter launches 360-degree live video. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> reporter: good morning. likely another light day of trading here on wall street. yesterday, the markets fell with banking and energy companies taking a hit. two stocks fell for every one that rose. the dow lost 111 points. the s&p fell 18 and the nasdaq finished 48 points lower. t-mobile is preventing customers from charging samsung's galaxy smart 7 and makes then unusable. several caught fire. the large majority of users who have already turned their phones in, at&t and verizon and
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couple of weeks. defective takata airbags are linked to 11 deaths in the united states. the justice department is investigating from safety regulators and issued misleading statements about the dangers. tomorrow, amazon is holding a big digital sale called amazod digital day. amazon wants to encourage post-holiday spending so it is discounting over a thousand digital items on its website that includes half price on hundreds of movies, kids games and tv shows. there are also discounts for jin subscriptions to comics and novels and ebooks. >> the fast ever 360 broadcast. >> reporter: that feature was le
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there is a catch. for now, everybody can watch the videos in 360 degrees but only a select partners are able to stream. . >> jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, jill. still ahead, when pigs fly. we will show you how stressed out airline passengers are going hog wild over hulu. >> there is a pig! some of them would even squeal!
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>> reporter: since pigs are not expected to fly, lelu, the pig, gets plenty of atttion when she shows up at san francisco international airport. >> ladies and gentlemen, it's not every day you see a pig in an airport. there is one right there. >> reporter: for stressed holiday travelers lelu provides much-needed comfort and joy. a pig with her own instagram page filled with photos of her hamming it up. she also spreads joy by visiting hospitals and nursing homes. but for mass therapy, there is nothing like an airport. lilou's owner. >> people are, like, upset. you can totally tell how stressed they were and they were like, there is a pig and somebody would even squeal. >> reporter: they squealed when they see a pig? >> yes, they squeal when they see a pig. >> reporter: lilou w
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brigade. other dogs come to the airport to help those who are afraid of flying or anxious over misconnections or long delays. >> it actually reduces the pressure and anxiety. >> reporter: jennifer hanley of the san francisco spca works with the airport to train the wag brigade as four-legged therapists. animals can do that better than people can do it? >> yes. animals have that nonjudgmental unconditional love that they are giving you. >> reporter: it's often love at first sight when lilou is around. >> hi! >> reporter: perhaps the only one not happy to see her are those other members of the wag brigade who can only watch as lilou hogs the spotlight. john blackstone, cbs news, san francisco. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," a look at back at the year in news. i'm wendy gillette. this is the "cbs morning news."
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virginia. and you might see rain outside your window. a few people having a wintry mix this morning. >> that's why we're in for a yellow weather alert. melissa nord has the latest. >> and the areas that are seeing the wintery mix this morning, mainly north of the metro area and west of the metro area. the metro itself, our temperatures are just warming up to where this is falling as rain. and where you see bright periods of orange right there thoughing up on the radar, first alert live doppler, maybe a little sleet making to it the ground. but road issues not a problem in the immediate metro area. where it is a problem early on this thursday morning, areas far north, frederick county and northward. and also back to the west. let's zoom in a little bit and to the north, right as you head up along i-70 from hagerstown to frederick and westminster, this is falling as a mixture of snow and sleet early
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morning. and then back to the south and west of that, sleet mixing in and freezing rain as well. locations west of culpeper. we have a winter weather advisory through 9:00 this morning. we will talk about when the rain is going to mountains out in a bit. well, we are seeing a little bit of moisture on the pavement in some areas. it's a good idea if you're headed out in the give yourself extra travel time because we expect the conditions to get more slick as the morning wears on. right now, the traffic map. we are doing good right now. we have a construction zone wrapping up northbound 95 near old georgetown road. one lane taken away. and at the american legion bridge looks just fine. >> thank you so much. we are following breaking news from the eastern shore this morning where a sheriff's deputy was shot overnight. this happened in chestertown. according to wjz in baltimore, the inju
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to baltimore trauma. another person believed to be the suspect was also shot. we are waiting to learn more about that person's injuries. outgoing secretary of state john kerry's comments about the middle east have upset israeli leaders. in an hour-long speech, kerry called on israel to stop building settlements in the west bank. he said it violates international law and undermined any hope of new peace talks. the u.n. abstained from a vote condemning those settlements. and that was the u.s. the washington post reports the obama administration is preparing to announce retaliation measures against russia for meddling in the u.s. presidential election. the actions are expected to include economic sanctions, diplomatic measures and possibly covert operations. russia denies any cyber hacking and says it will respond to any hostile steps taken by the united states. >> thank you so much. that's a quick
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>> friday eve is here and the news starts right now. the stress of her daughter, carrie fisher's death, may actually be what caused debbie reynolds to pass away last night. >> shocking development. i'm mike hydeck. thank you for joining us. we are our eyes on the roads and the skies. and there's a wintry mix. melissa nord take it away. that's right. a winter weather advisory running until 9:00 a.m. in these locations. it's possible we could start out with a brief wintry mix before things change over to rainfall this morning. now sheehy storm tracker 9 has been on the road since reporting a light drizzle in frederick and also that could
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but i think as the sheehy storm tracker 9 continues farther north, you will see more in the way of sleet mixing in there. zooming in on the first alert live doppler, we have some spots where the temperature is flirting with the freezing mark. that's where i'm watching for slick spots possible on the roads. this is up towards i-70. hagerstown, 37 degrees currently. and when you get into the valley, temperatures are colder than some of the reporting sites so looking for the possibility of some freezing rain early this morning. here in d.c., we've got a late rain just beginning to fall. and temperature-wise, we are well warm enough to where we're not seeing frozen precipitation in the immediate metro area this morning. we will dry out later today. but a lot colder tomorrow. we will talk about that coming up in a few minutes. >> thank you. this morning, your heart goes out to todd fisher and other members of his family. because he lost his famous mother and sister in back to back days. >> yeah, debbie reynolds was

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