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captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is friday, january 6th, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning." this morning national intelligence will show donald trump information on the hacking. they say russia congratulated themselves on the outcome. they face a blast of winter weather. a blizzard strands students in their school overnight. and seaworld is facing controversy. the acts are no better for the al
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world in 90 seconds. >> i don't think they get the credit due for what they do day in and day out. >> the intelligence set to brief donald trump on russian hacking. >> we have clear evidence over and over again there are people veh higin the intelligence community who have been politically redesigning what they say. >> taxpayers may end up paying for the border wall. >> he'll probably find a way to wiggle out of this. he said he was going to jail hillary clinton. >> and there's my car. >> winterto srms are in parts of the east and west. >> the roads are going to stay treacherous over the weekend. in chicago, hate crime charges were filed against four young suspects accused of kidnapping and beating a disablaned m. >> we don't benefit from pretending racism doesn't exist. the fact that they're surfacing
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how did this happen, man? don't you understand? this is how "the hunger games" starts. >> details are starting to come out regarding the guest list. get this. it was announced this week that bill and hillary clinton will be attending the trump inauguration, or at least that's what the russian hacker who read her e-mail said. >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go pla
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welcome to "cbs this morning". president-elect donald trump will meet face-to-face with those he's challenged for weeks. fbi, cia and the director of national intelligence will brief mr. trump on russian hacking. the president-elect has refused to sep their conclusion that russia launched those cyber attacks. >> james clapper said a new investigation makes them more convinced of russia's role. they called them a full scope cyber actor that poses a threat to the u.s. nancy cordes is on capitol hill covering the event, nancy, good morning. >> good morning. lawmakers will be watching both sides to see if mr. trump's views change after that high-profile briefing. already up on capitol hill yeterday clapper made it clear
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mr. trump's comments about the intelligence community indicating they're already probably hurting agents' morale. >> i think there's a difference between skepticism and disparagement. >> pressed by lawmakers, nation's top intelligence official weighed in on the president-elect's claim that u.s. intelligence on russia is off base. >> the russians have a long history of interfering with elections, theirs and other people's. >> clapper says there's no doubt that russia is behind the roiled cyber inclusions. >> propaganda, fake news. >> does that continue? >> yes. >> earlier this week mr. trump promoted claims from wikileaks founder julian a
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russians did not give him the info but yesterday trump tweeted he doesn't agree with assange. i simply state what he states. it is for the people, he said. >> no matter whether you're a republican or democrat, there should be howls. >> both sides see him as the enemy to the u.s. >> mr. clapper, how would you describe mr. assange. >> i don't think those of us in the intelligence community have a whole lot of respect for him. >> mr. rogers says the dismissal could lower agency morale. >> without that i don't want a situation where a work force decides to walk. i really don't think that's a good place for us to be. >> several think we should retaliate against russia now. >> our nation has no policy and thus no strategy for cyber deterrence. >> i think what obama did was to throw a pebble. e i'm re
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>> earlier this week mr. trump signaled he might be looking to radically revamp the office of direct national intelligence but yesterday it was confirmed he has chosen someone to lead the dni. it's former senator daniel coates who served, gayle, on the intelligence committee. >> thank you very much, nancy. today's briefing is based on an intelligence report prepared for president obama. officials say this leaves no doubt that russia interfered with the presidential election. jeff pegues has details on what mr. trump is expected to hear today. good morning. >> good morning. u.s. intelligence officials are headed into a meeting at trump tower united in their believe that russia interfered with the u.s. election. they state simply that russia did this. now the question is whether mr. trump will believe that assessment. u.s. officials tell cbs news the
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years. investigators believe russian hackers have conducted waves of cyber attacks for about a decade. the briefing will include intercepts including russian officials. the report will also show u.s. intelligence agencies have identified the actors or go-tweens who delivered stolen democratic e-mails to wikileaks and its founder julian assange. over the last several months mr. trump has questioned whether the russians were involved, and the credibility of u.s. intelligence agencies. >> i just want them to be sure because it's a pretty serious charge. i want them to be sure. if you look at the weapons of mass destruction, that was a disaster and they were wrong. >> the criticism is causing a strain in his relationship with the intelligence community. >> we are part of the executive branch that the president will need to rely on. >> on thursday, cia director
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expressed concerns within his agency about mr. trump's perceived skepticism. >> it's the time for officers to really strut their stuff, to be able to demonstrate just how good we are, how capable we are, the expertise we have. >> also on thursday former cia director james woolsey announced he's no longer an adviser to the senior trump transition team. he was taken aback that trump was considering revamping the framework but later he downplayed his role in the trump team. >> i was not called upon to go to the meetings or participate in work on the transition. >> one angle that may come up in today's intelligence briefing, whether the russians' goal was to expliciticly help donald trump. they say nemoive beyond a reasonable doubt will be diul
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mrs. trump's perception of the intelligence community will be easier to gauge. in an interview president obama said he believes tensions will be reduced when mr. trump receives his own briefings from his own team. charlie? >> thanks, jeff. in an interview yesterday vice president joe biden said, quote, it is absolutely mindless to not have confidence in the intelligence agency. >> the idea that you know more than the intelligence community knows is a little like saying i know more about physics than my professor. i didn't read the book. i just know i know more. >> with us is kellyanne conway, former campaign manager for donald trump. good morning. >> good morning. >> the question being asked, is the president-elect questioning the credibility of the
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that going to lead to a strained relationship and hurt morale? so the question people want to know in the end is what is president-elect trying to do? >> charlie, president-elect donald trump has great respect to the intelligence community. what's disappointing is having leaks in the media before we actually have a report on the alleged hacking and it's been very con founding to us and certainly to the president-elect why this report if it wasn't prepared until yesterday, why operators were expelled, why punishment preceded actual conclusions. i would remind us all what happen at yesterday's hearings. clapper and rogers admitted they're way behind the curve when it comes to cyber community. we should all share in that. we saw in the fbi report to the cnn that the fbi asked the dnc to take a look at its server and they were
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the dnc refused to do that. that's why they were hack. one thing i want to say, let's not conflict the two things, that the respect for the intelligence community and the intelligence and security team that the president-elect has assembled for his administration is solid and he works with them daily. secondly, let's hear what's in the briefing today. let the president receive the information but he just received the information this week. >> does the director of intelligence officials believe russia did not hack? >> does the intelligence -- >> yes. >> i have not been in those briefings. the fact of the matter is very simple. we do not want any foreign government to interfere in this country, and what its people are doing, cyber security is very serious to this administration. at the same time, let's wait until the president-elect receives the briefing of this fresh new material. >> he didn't wait to receive the
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doubt about the conclusion. >> and, norah, part of that is because as you know, maybe not on this tv set but in many places including some of the clips you show, people want a lot of america to see, to believe that russian hacking influenced the election results. vladimir putin did not discourage hillary clinton from competing in wisconsin and macomb county, michigan. it really is unfair and actually is unproven and it will be proven. let's ask ourselves a very simple question. why would russia want donald trump to win the presidency here? donald trump has promised to modernize our nuclear capability. he wants to increase the defense budget and he wants more oil and gas. >> he also seems to endorse what julian assange has said about the leaks over what the intelligence community is saying. i think that's very troubling. that didn't come from leaks. that came from donald trump's tweets. so people are basing it on at
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one above the other. i think he's saying let's look at all the information. that's why they had hearings yesterday on capitol hill. that's why president obama is just now himself receiving the information. look. when we go back to president obama's legacy, they're not going to look at i was a tough guy against vladimir putin because i expelled 35 operatives in the waning days. why did he simply say to vladimir putin last summer, knock it off. >> why did he speak out before he got the report on twitter? >> what he's saying is he can't agree to the rush to judgment in the press. >> this is not a rush to judgment. th is testimony by the intelligence officials before congress yesterday. >> i agree with you. that happened yesterday. why last week did the president dispel these operatives. why for weeks has
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grasped at everything. >> what's necessary for donald trump to believe that what the intelligence officials believe that the russians have been hacking? that's a very serious national security concern for intelligence people advising the president. >> let me repeat. president-elect trump and his administration are against any foreign interference. >> if they find evidence of that, what will he do? >> we'll see. he gets the briefings today. don't want to do what others have done, predisclose a result. >> can i ask you just a quick question? i understand now the president-elect is asking congress and taxpayers to pay for the wall, not mexico. is he going back on a campaign promise? >> no, norah. what we understand is congress is taking it on themselves to explore paying for the wall. nothing has
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if they find this a top priority, then they should do that. >> kellyanne conway. >> thank you for having me. states from california to the carolinas are bracing for massive winter storms this morning. they're under winter advisories or warnings. a state of emergency is declared where several feet of snow is expected. california's mammoth mountain is under up to seven feet of new snow. look at that. the new snowbelt off lake ontario saw whiteout conditions with more than 2 feet of snow in the area. katy alexander is outside of a buffalo school where students spent mostf the night. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the school district sent out a message saying it was only expecting 3 to 6 inches of snow. that's why they kept the schools op
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more than that, leaving some students stranded here until just a few hours ago. the lake-effect snow brought them to a grinding halt bring more than 2 feet of snow in new york. the storm buried vehicles and left people unable to drive through unplowed streets. some were stuck for more than five hours trying to get home. >> well, i started at 4:00, and i've got a guy ahead of me who's going to go ahead and plow me through. >> reporter: in orchard park students spent the day playing games before riding out on a bus around midnight. and in seneca buses stopped running forcing parents to come pick up their kids. at allendale, elementary, 17 students stayed until early this morning. >> it's buffalo weather. we're kind of unpredictable. as long as my kids'
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first, that's all that matters. >> reporter: there is more snow expected in the coming days. gayle? >> thank you very much, katie. the man tortured in chicago during a live facebook stream is now speaking out about his ordeal. the victim is doing as well as can be expected and they're asked for privacy. investigators believe four people attacked him partly because of his race and partly because of his mental disability. dean reynolds is at the courthouse where the suspects face charges including hate crimes and aggravated kidnapping. >> reporter: good morning. the four suspects will be in the courthouse later this afternoon for a bond hearing. wouch them was actually a sometime friend of the victim. now a word of warning. what you're about to see is difficult difficult to watch. in a new v oideof the assault, the young man is forto
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out of a toilet. the victim who is white is also seen being kicked, choked, and cut. all of it streamed live on facebook. the suspects are sisters brittany and tanishia coveriing and their friends jordan hill and tesfaye cooper. the victim's brother-in-law david boyd. >> trying to stick together as a family. >> just happy he's home. >> reporter: the victim's parents reported him missing when he failed to return home from a sleepover with jordan hill. he had traveled willingly with hill in chicago ending up at the sister's apartment on tuesday. >> the victim tells us he got into a play fight with jordan and it had escalated from there. two female offenders, you see th
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they then get aggravated at him and that's when they tie him up. >> reporter: he finally escaped when he left to confront a downstairs neighbor who was threatening to call the police. all four of the suspects have admitted to investigators their role in the tormenting and beating of the victim whose relatives say they're overwhelmed by the attention and greatly appreciate the support they've received. gayle? >> they've certainly got a lot of support. thank you very much, dean. it's gratifying to see however about is responding to this. >> that it could be streamed on facebook live is also very disturbing, the way they're laughing and cackling. >> it bothers me. >> it bothers anybody with a heart. >> agreed. >> thank you, dean. the parents of their son killed by isis, how t
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airing. this broadcasting legend is one of america's most beloved intellectuals, natural habitat, new york's best restaurants. he dines out most nights. you're not surprised. >> that's what you call fake news. >> i guess town & country doesn't know about the upcoming wedding. >> yes between muh and charlie rose. guess what. charlie rose didn't know about it either. i think that's very cool. >> i know oprah is going to be made of honor, but i'm grateful to be part of the wedding party. >> that's great, bachelor. we like that. >> oh, boy. >> you're in trouble now. seaworld in san diego is retiring its iconic killer whale show. find out what they're changing and what the visitors will experience and why the critic says won't go far enough. plus the
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children killed by isis. lesley stahl is in studio 57 with a preview of sunday's "60 minutes" report. time to show you some of this morning's headlines. the "washington post" reports on a hearing of alleged hazing and abuse by narine drill instructors. allegations involve recruiters at paris island, south carolina. recruits testified yesterday that instructors drank on the job and ordered them to do illegal cal steppics in a decrepit building called the done jun. an instructor is charged with cruelty and maltreatment in a first of a series of cases. a report shows how planned parenthood would lose funding as part of its push to repeal funded planning. planned parenthood receives government funding for nonabortion health services and contraception services. "the new
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on russia's first step in drawing down its forces in syria. russia announced today it's withdrawing its aircraft carriers off the water and border. last year they retook aleppo after years of fighting. a cease-fire now has been in place for a week. "usa today" says stanley black & decker may be wary of donald trump's border treatment. they may bring some manufacturing job bassing to the .s. an announcement came yesterday when they reached a die to buy the craftsman brand from sears for $900 million. sears says it will build a $35 million factory in the united states. the parents of a journalist speak out. steven sotloff was the second american killed by the isis group. his family spoke to lesley stahl for this sunday's
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they discuss the last time they spoke with him and their frustrations over the government's no ransom policy. >> i am steven joe sotloff. i'm sure you know exactly who i am now and why i'm appearing before you. >> steven joe sotloff was beheaded by isis. his execution in 2014 was seen around the world on a video. >> did you ever watch it? >> i have viewed steven's body with his head on his chest. >> i had to see that to be sure that that was him. >> steven was born and raised in miami, attended college in israel, and became a freelance journalist reporting from war zones where information was scarce like yemen, benghazi, libya, and syria, where he went in the summer of 2013. just before he crossed into aleppo he
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>> he contacted me and told me not to worry, but if i don't hear from him within four days that i should get in tumble with one of his colleagues. >> ooh. that's ominous. he didn't hear from his son not just for four days. it was four excruciating month. then finally they got a ransom letter with demands for the government to free all the muslims in u.s. custody. >> then there's a last option. 100 million euros will secure steven's release. >> which is like -- >> $137 million. >> what was your reaction? >> the reaction was how the hell are we going to get this money together. >> they thought the u.s. government would help them but they were bewildered and then infuriated when they say they met a stone wall. the u.s. policy forbidding the paying of ransom. >> lesley stahl is with us now
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it's so chilling to hear the parents say they saw their child with his head on top of his body. >> it was horrible to have to ask them. >> what was their reaction when they saw that the u.s. would not pay for the ransom? >> anger naturally. they were told that if they did raise money they could be prosecuted and anyone who gave them money could be prosecuted. they felt they were threatened. they went out to try to raise the money themselves, but, one, they were afraid the government would come after them. and, two, how are they going to raise that mump money. >> how has the policy been changed? >> the government has a policy of not prosecuting and they coordinate more with the families, but they still do not pay ransom as a government. >> most governments pay ransom. >> a lot of the governments do. the united kingdom doesn't but
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and what was so horrible in this situation is that steven was in a room with all the other western hostages and they watched the others bes set free and they paid litter. spain was able to negotiate it way down and the americans just sat there and watched them. >> does israel pay ransom? >> that i don't know. >> explain, i think, because the u.s. has been clear about this, about not paying ransom and the reason is because they believe -- our government would believe it would encourage them to take more hostages. >> that's the theory. also that it would fund terrorists who bomb and so forth. so there's two parts to the reason. but there's a new study that says that -- it says that terrorists take westerners as targets of opportunity. they d k
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american, they don't know if they're spanish. they don't know if their governments pay ransom or not. so the study says it -- it refutes this theory that if you pay ransom, you're fueling or taking more. >> are they totally convinced that if the ransom had been paid that he would have been freed? >> yes, they believe that because they watched what happened to the europeans. >> that's tough. >> it's chilling and it's powerful. i mean these families now by giving interviews are working to change this policy because they believe it so fervently. >> thank you very much, lesley. you can see lesley's full report on sunday including the assistant for counterterrorism who says some white house officials feel they fail the families of victims. that's right here on cbs. the controversy of the act will stop this weekend. >> reporter: even in the rain the show
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with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. they pledged to end the theatrical performances. now they're making good on their promise but critics aren't so sure. killer whales are seaworld's biggest store. for decades their performances were the major selling point. but when the curtain closes in san diego this weekend, all of this backdrop is going to be drawn? >> yeah. >> reporter: brian maro is the designer. >> what are we going to see? >> that's all moving away. >> reporter: but the orcas are staying. this summer seaworld will unveil what it calls a new more natural encounter with a rocky coastline and giant digital screen. the overhaul comes after years of backlash by animal
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activists followed by plummeting ticket sales. outrage grew following the 2013 "blackfish" kr criticized seaworld's treatment of the whales. is this move by seaworld partially in response to that criticism? >> yes. we have to change based on what the guests are telling us they want. >> reporter: but the movie's director says the new show is designed to make the audience feel better, not at the animals. >> the trainers aren't safe and the wlaels aren't happy. they're still doing manic circles around concrete swimming pools. >> reporter: lendy donahue has been a trainer at seaworld for nearly 17 years. >> we have a relationship with these whales and we really, really want to educate these people about the animals. >> reporter: critics are saying this is not a complete chancht it's a facelift. >> is it in the same theater as
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>> yes. but the experience and the subject matter and the behavior and the things you see the whales doing. that's all changing. >> reporter: seaworld is also planning on building new rides and attractions but the company says it remains committed to safely connecting visitors with animals including its 11 killer whales ranging in age from 2 to 52. >> they're not going anywhere. they're going to be here for decades to come. >> reporter: san diego is the first park to make the new presentation as they call it. san antonio and orlando will follow by 2019 and the company says it will make similar changes to its dolphin encounter. norah? >> interesting. thank you. a man was knocked unconscious when his back pack got caught.
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it is friday, january 6th, 2017. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there is more real news ahead including u.s. intelligence leaders telling president-elect donald trump russia did hack the election. first here's today's "eye opener" at 8:00. lawmakers from both sides wiwa be tching closely to see if mr. trump's views on russia change after that high-profile briefing. >> u.s. intelncligee officials are heading into this united in their belief that the russians meddled in the u.s. election. >> let's wait until the president-elect receives the briefing. >> he didn't wait to receive the briefing before he expressed ub
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>> people want america to believe russia impacted the election results. the four suspects will be here at the cook county courthouse later this afternoon for a bond hearing. one of them was actually a sometime friend of the victim. >> the school district sent out a message saying it was only expecting 3 to 6 inches of snow and that's why they kept the schools open. but as you can see, this school got pounded with a lot more than that. >> former american runner-up bo bice said he was called white boy at popeyes. >> one girl behind the counter said he already got his, that white boy. >> that's shocking. the only appropriate time to call someone white boy is when you're instructing them to play that funky music. ♪ ♪ hey
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i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. president-elect donald trump will receive his first full classified briefing today on cyber attacks during the 2016 election. the leaders of the cia, fbi, dni's office and nsa are all expected to brief the president-elect. for week mrs. trump has openly question and mocked the intelligence community's conclusion that russia is behind the hacking. >> the director of national intelligence -- that's james clapper -- testified about the cyber attacks on capitol hill. clapper has served both the republican and democratic administrations. when asked about the hacking he said, quote, our assessment now is even more resolute. >> i don't think that we've ever encountered a more aggressive or direct campaign to interfere in our election process than we've seen in this case. this was a multifaceted
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only one part of it, and it also eniled, you know, classical propaganda, disinformation, fake news. >> who actually is the benefactor of someone who's about to become commander in chief trashing the intelligence community? >> i think there is an important distinction here between healthy skepticism which policymakers -- which policymaker number one should always have intelligence. but i think there's a difference between skepticism and disparagement. >> president obama was asked about the tension between the president-elect and the intelligence community. he said this. my hope is that when the president-elect receives his own briefings and sees how professional and effective these agencies are that some of those current tengs will be reduced.
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hacking report yesterday. sources tell cbs news the briefing report the president-elect receives today will go back years. investigators believe russian hacking units have conducted waves of sooner attacks for about a decade. the briefing will also include intercepts showing russian officials congratulating themselves after donald trump's win, happy that their plan had worked so well. u.s. officials believe the motive was to hurt hillary clinton's campaign and mr. trump's win was an added bonus. this morning kellyanne conway told us russia did not affect the election. >> it really is unfair and it was unproven and it will be unproven. let's ask ourselves a very simple question. why would russia want donald trump to win the presidency here? donald trump has promised to modernize our nuclear capability, he wants to increase our defense budget and he wants more oil and gas
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>> david sanger is here. good morning. >> good morning, norah. >> russia tried to interfere with the election but to kellyanne's point did they interfere with the outcome and tip it in donald trump's favor? >> i think one of the interesting things that's going on with the trump campaign right now or the trump transition is that they are confusing the facts set of whether the russians came in, what they did, with the outcome, and they could easably in a position, i think, maybe after today's briefing but nation not, they think they were part of the group that came in but still didn't affect the outcome. so far they've deflated the two. >> they say they spent more money in arizona and georgia than wisconsin and michigan. >> i think that's
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exactly the same result. but that doesn't mean the russians didn't try. >> what do we know about the evidence that the intelligence community is going to present to donald trump? this is an unprecedent meeting today. >> it is. what's interesting is he has said from the beginning he doesn't believe the russians were involved and i thought it was interesting that all three of the intel officials who testified yesterday had a pretty solid wall of saying the evidence is fairly clear. i think you'll see three different layers. i think you'll see the forensic evidence of where this came from. you'll probably hear about intercepts including some of those he had. you'll probably hear about implants which are what the nsa puts inside the networks of foreign countries so they can see the data. and if that data has shown up in russia, that would tell you that the russians had to get it somehow. >> what does it say about donald trump will work with the intelligence community going
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questioning their capabilities? >> it's an interesting question, gayle. there are two fundamental things. one, many people in the intel community feel that their own integrity has been questioned than's not a great way to start. the second is they wonder whether or not president-elect trump wants to hear the facts first or come to down cliegss and they want to hear conclusions. >> in fact, they have suggested that the cia has become criticized. >> you know, charlie, if there's a critique that comes out of this experience, i don't think that they rushed to any conclusions. it's that they rushed too slowly. we know that the first evidence that they have gone to the dnc came in the fall of 2015 and yet no one acted on this until april or thereabouts while the dnc ignored some warnings,
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president said he didn't hear anything until early summer. >> still there's a question why is the president still reluctant to accept what the intelligence agencies are saying? it's simply he hasn't seen it? >> well, i assume that they've given him some earlier verlgss. i don't know that for a fact. it may be simply this issue that he believes this is an effort to question the legitimacy of his election. and that's certainly what you hear from the people around him. i think the question is can they separate him today from that conclusion and the facts. you know what? it may not sim will i have been the russians. the dnc was so wide open, you can imagine other groups as well. >> what do you make of the report that the russians were celebrating donald trump's victory. kellyanne conway telling us, why would they want him to win? >> the russigo
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mess around with their 2010 elections. the second is it's not clear to us from the reporting we did on a piece whether these intercepts of celebration were celebrations that their operation had won or celebration that hillary clinton had lost and those are two different things. >> beyond hillary clinton, we do know that vladimir putin has said the relationship has been bad with the united states. that has to do with the obama administration. >> maybe he feels this is getting in the way with his effort to rebuild that relationship. >> really interesting. i have a feeling david sanger will be back. >> you're a good talker. yes, you are. >> thank you for a lot of good inform snoogs thank you, guys. >> this sunday on "face the nation" we talk with --
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nation" right here on cbs. >> a lot going on in that one hour. go john dickerson again. two major storm systems are taking aim at much of the country. one will bring heavy snow and flooding to the country. the other snow and freezing temperatures to the southeast. many are under winter-related warnings and advisories. they're being hit with a new blast of lake-effect snow. drivers were stuck there and some students were stuck at their elementary schools when their buses got stuck. that's not good. in parts of the sierras, it's been snowing since tuesday. they're under seven feet of new snow. >> it is friday. >> that's how i'm feeling. >> another pioneering astronaut is in space. right now she's going down
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a convicted curl claims he's innocent but faces pushback in his attempt to be freed. >> i'm tracy smith. when is enough punishment engh? tw sisters fight to keep their stepfather in prison convicted of killing their mother more than 20 years ago hchl's up for parole. the dramatic confrontation coming up on "cbs this morning." that's me. then out of ying third time that day. i wasn't even sad. first the stroke, now this. so we asked my doctor. he told us about pseudobulbar affect, or pba. it's frequent, uncontrollable crying or laughing that doesn't match how you feel. it can happen with certain neurologic conditions like stroke, dementia, or ms. he prescribed nuedexta, the only fda-approved treatment for pba. tell your doctor about medicines you take. some can't be taken with nuedexta. nuedexta is not for people with certain heart conditions. serious side effects may occur.
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two sisters in california are fighting to stop a convicted killer from getting a chance at freedom. the man who killed their mother when they were children is now up for parole, but they want him to stay in prison. on tomorrow's "48 hours" tracy smith shows how the two sisters are fighting for justice nearly two decades after their mother's death. >> i got a nice bite on my fishing pole. i thought i had a fish. when it came to the surface, all i saw was a long black tail and it scared the bejesus out of me. >> that shocking catch changed everything in the lives of tippy and jeanette in 1992. pulled from the water in the weighted duffel bag was the body
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was instant -- we knew that he did it. >> he was their stepfather dennis ott, a 41-year-old coast guard chief petty officer who had a rocky relationship with their mom. >> there was one fight. i remember being behind a door. was frozen in fear. i felt like such a coward. >> reporter: the sheriff was the leave lede detective on the case back in 1992. >> she filed a restraining order saying she was afraid of him. that was two days before she went missing. that was a regular flag. >> there were red flags popping up all over the place. >> the other was concrete found in the couple's backyard which was similar to the concrete found with his wife's body. he was arrested and charged with murder. at trial he was found guilty and sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole. >> it felt
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other people believed us. they knew what we knew, that he diit. >> but now almost 25 years later, tippy and jeanette will once again come face-to-face with their mother's convicted killer at his parole hearing. >> my mother didn't get a second chance. why should he. >> dennis ott has always maintained his innocence and that could be a sticking point at his hearing. while inmates don't have to show remorse to show parole, it might help. ott spoke with us by phone from salah knows state prison in california. >> you know what, dennis? it almost seems like it would be easier for certainly jeanette and tippy and certain will i for you if you just admitted it. >> it's not at that i haven't thought about it, but that's not true. i didn't kill her. i'm not going to say i did. >> he deserves to rot and die in prison, plain and simple. he took
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i want to take everything away from him now. >> tracy smith joins us now from los angeles. tracy, good morning to you. >> good morning, gayle. >> your story focuses on what happened after the trial. why do that? >> that's right. so often as you know, "48 hours" ends with sentencing but clearly that's not the case for those involved in the case, especially if there's a possibility for parole. the sisters told us they feel like they're serving a life sentence because they have to relive their mother's murder every time there's a hearing and now there's a hearing about every two years for them. as soon is that recover from one, that i have to prepare for another. >> what are the chances he'll be set free? >> they're actually pretty good. he's been what they call a model prisoner and he's over 60 years old. >> thank you.
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getting up early in los angeles, we appreciate that. you can watch tracy's full report called "cri "crime & punishment" on "48 hours." it airs at 10:00, 9:00 central on cbs. george washington in his farewell address more than 200 years ago. ahead how those lessons are still relevant today as president obama prepares to give his good-bye speech next week. you're watching "cbs this morning." do you know how your laxative works? you might be surprised. stimulant laxatives... make your body go by forcefully stimulating the nerves in your colon. miralax is different. it works with the water in your body to hydrate and soften... unblocking your system naturally. miralax.
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a historic spacewalk is under way right now. astronauts peggy whitson and shane kimbrough left the international space station through an air lock this morning. they're hooking up new batteries on the power grid. these are live pictures. whitson now is the oldest woman to perform a spacewalk. she also tied the record for the most space walks by a woman. >> isn't it something that 56 is considered old. just a toddler. congrats to her. it's fwrt that those are live pictures. >> so cool. >> it is cool. >> really love it. the curtain is about to close on broadway's "the color purple" single tier after more than a year but maybe not for
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roducts no antibiotics ever. ♪ you get goosebumps right nonow they sang at the george washington dinner. it's the influential address. wow. >> i remember "hamilton" advising them. >> yes, yes. welcome back to "cbs this morning." president obama is getting ready to deliver his good-bye to the country next week. ahead, "the daily beast" editor in chief, that's
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the toyota green room. the impact of the washington speech and why president obama may issue a warning. also in our green room tony award winner cynthia erivo from clt the color purple." find out why she describes her character as the ultimate survivor. the "washington post" shows the cancer death rate dropping 25% in the united states. it dropped in 2014 since 1991. that's the equivalent of 2 million fewer deaths. the drop is attributable to fewer smoking. the death rate is 40% higher for men than women. that's because some cancers are more common in men because of their higher rates of smoking and alcohol consumption. and "the wall street journal"
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finally resurfaced. the real owner wants $129,000 for it but one inspector says the 60-footer is junk because of problems including a little bit of mold. that's never good in a boat, is it? others have claimed to own the caddyshack yacht but the owner says this is the real deal. >> i've got that going for me, which is nice. >> what is that? >> a line from "caddyshack." see? the crew knows, right? as lock as the crew gets it, that's right. >> "you'll get nothing and you'll like it." >> do you have more? >> it's a classic. it's a clack ssic. "oh,
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>> norah o'donnell knows. the first president published his remarks in a philadelphia newspaper in 1796. he cautioned americans about the wild force of influchblts it is a message that is repeated in the senate every year. >> the name of america which belongs -- >> you in your national capacity must always exalt. >> patriotism. >> derived from local. >> discriminations with slight shades of difference. have the same religion -- >> -- manners, habits, and political principles. you have in a common cause -- >> -- fought and triumphed together. the liberty u
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possess -- >> the day by beast editor in chief john avlon explores the history and legacy of this that address in his new book "washington's farewell." it's published by simon & schust schuster, a division of cbs. thank you for coming. >> good to be here. >> is it a warning to the country? >> absolutely. there's a deeper tradition which is the parting warnings from a frie friend. he's saying i'm leaving the stage but here's what you need to know. >> so it's warning that the president generally encapsulates. >> absolutely. and eisenhower famously captures that in the military industrial conference. but it was published in a newspaper open to the american people. ed
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forns war, influence in politics, forces we still deal with today. so it's a remarkable document. >> any guess on what obama might say? >> i would not be surprised if he does include a warning given the storm clouds on the horizon. >> it's in the newspaper. 6,088 words, the most important speech you've never read because he never delivered it but it still is relevant today on both sides of the aisle. >> absolutely. this 'twas most famous speech in american history. it was more reprinted than the declaration of independence for the first 100 years. and different leaders have taken comfort in it. lyndon b. johnson, ronald reagan always talked about the importance of religion and morality to a self-governing people. so it's a document that can unify
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common sense ground and god knows we need that right now. >> hamilton -- >> shout-out to lynn well miranda. what's fascinating is first draft was written by him and second by hamilton. they did the federalist papers but ultimately the ideas were washington. the words may have been hamiltons but not in all cases. it really is an autobiography of his ideas. >> some critics actually changed their mind because of the influence of washington. >> they did. and jefferson and madison were at war with washington for much of his term. at the end of washington's second term, he was brittle and thin skinned frustrated by the taxing and press and rise in partisanship. he was. and hamilton and jefferson were at war in warring papers but when jefferson became president he all of a sudden
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washingtonian. he came up with the alliance. so it's also about when positions of responsibility are assumed people's perspectives are changed and washington's core warning to the nation, the car warnings tend to be adopted by people once they reach the presidency. >> you include all 6,088 words in your book. congrats. >> congrats. >> and "washington's farewell" goes on sail tuesday. actress cynthia erivo won a tony for "the color purple." she's in t
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♪ do you have chills? that's british actor and singer cynthia erivo. she performed "beautiful dream" and blew the roof off of the place. she's known for her starring role in "the color pe"
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musical. ♪ >> erivo won an award. she and her cast are nominated for grammy award for best musical theater album. we're so happy and so excited that cynthia erivo joins us at the table. grout the magenta and black memo. congrats to you, cynthia because sunday is your final performance and also your birthday and it's going to be an amazing day. >> it will be a full circle awesome day, yes. >> i love this. your performance in "the color purple" has been described as a no, sir of nature, incomparable. >> thank you. >> what has it been to you? >> it's changed my life really. i didn't know it held so much gifting whether
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discovering what kind of actress i could be or just being able to have doors open they didn't think would be open to me. it's been a wonderful experience to be able to play this character in this role on broadway for the first time. >> not only that. the producer of the show scott sanders said when you decided you were going to be leaving he saw no point in continuing with the play because you were that good. he said nobody could step in your shoes. many consider her a victim but you see her as a survivor. >> yes. >> how so? >> i think that because on the outside when you see what she's going through, you automatically assume that she's weak under what's happening, but actually throughout the whole thing, she's doing the thing that she needs to do in order to survive and to live. she never really gives up. she keeps going. she doesn't really know what's happened to her sister, so she wants to keep the hope alive that she's oklahoma, so she'll do everything that she needs to in order to keep thate
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alive. i this i she works really hard and tirelessly. she's the ultimate survivor. >> 2016 has been an amazing year. >> yes, very good year. >> ran a marathon. >> yes. >> sang for president obama and his wife. >> twice. >> and did a little blond number too. >> tell us about the choice to go blond for women of color. glow e what i mean. >> i know what you mean. >> yes. >> when i first came here, was sort of like a honey blond and i wanted to get to a different color at some point. i took the plunge when i met joanna coles who was working at cosmo who is amazing. she herself is platinum blond. she saw my hair which is sort of a honey. she said, you should go blond or platinum. i thought it's a new year, new experience and for some reason it worked. >> do you feel different?
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>> or do people? >> i think people respond differently but i think because it's so adventurous to do something like this, you warm to people. >> everybody who's seen you loves that performance. >> cynthia, we have something special for you. we have someone special. a friend of our show. >> cynthia, you have been, what is the word, transcendent on this show. you took what was an extraordinary play and you transcended the moment and i stand in amazement at what you have been able too do for this musical, for her words, for this art form. and i know that amazing things are going to be happening in your life after this and i just have a heart filled with gratitude to you for what you brought to the stage with
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how did that make you feel? >> i know. you know how oprah feels about you, cynthia. you know that. >> yeah. transcendent. >> but you have a whole new chapter coming. >> yes. >> you have a whole new chapter. this is good. tell me about the tears. why? >> i guess it's just a really wonderful thing to hear from someone you admire so much, that you've done a good job, really. >> she feels the same. she feels the same.
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i just want to take a moment to say thank you starting with the people at this table for wishing me a happy birthday. we now want to take a look back at all that matters this week. have a great weekend. ten, nine, eight, seven -- >> crazy people. >> a selfie video showing the ge
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istanbul is really all the country has to go on. >> fell back into this mobile home. four people were killed. >> i could see trees in my living room. >> this whole chamber might feel the same but you can feel the winds of change. i intend to keep this place running at full speed. >> the plan is to urge democrats to fight the good fight. >> we'll fight him tooth and nan whe he attempts to repeal. >> why would russia want donald trump to win the presidency? >> we're still being kept about 100 feet from the home. >> there are eight people stuck in the house and one is not wang up. >> a disturbing assault that was livestreamed on facebook. >> what would make individuals treat someonkee li that. >> mariah carey has her work cut out for her. >> we can't hear, but -- >> i was wanting to charge my phone but i found an ou.
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it said m.carey. >> no matter where you are, it's nice to come home. >> speaker paul ryan looked confused when a congressman's son attempted to dab. he grounded his son. >> but the dab is really like this, you know. >> but he was -- you know. ♪ >> do we have any script? >> look at the cram. tell them what you think. oh, i'm sorry. that's what you do. >> frank luntz, new year, new beard. >> for norah, i wore a plain boring jacket. >> i don't want boring. i just want matching. >> i love it. >> you're absolutely right! >> look how little you were back then. >> you see those ears. >> i know. they have served you well, dev patel. >> 42.5
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book. i thought i learned every everything about your life. i didn't know you did this. you stood in the mirror and looket at your naked body. >> by myself. >> i know. but we do have video. >> come on out, rita moreno, with the cake. >> happy birthday to you. ♪ ♪ happy birthday to you happy birthday to you ♪ ♪ happy birthday charlie rose hey, you're too cooperative. >> watch the hands. he knows what he's doing. >> if he puts his hands under here, stop him, okay? ♪ happy birthday to you >> thank you. >> thank you, rita. ♪
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good morning we are of going to be cold into the 30s and dry and tomorrow we could see snow again, again not a lot but as you head farther south you could see an inch or so. we'll keep you up to date when the forecast changes because it will change regardless very cold saturday and sunday not until tuesday. >> our friday morning commute winding down. we have activity going on pennsylvania avenue when you are passing by the washington circle in northwest between 24th street and 25th street on pennsylvania avenue. police are directing traffic onto l street but k street might be the better one less delays once yoss
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>> i'm marquette shepard. we are your hosts and it's friday finally. what does that mean? >> it's been a short week because monday was still holidayish. people like friday so i kind of maybe-- >> somebody else worked hard so i figured i'd jump on that train. >> when you love your job you never work a day in your life. >> that's a lie. >> that's a lie but who may feel that way is viola davis who received a star on the hollywood walk of fame the first one of the new year. merrill stream was on hand for the unveiling and called davis a force of nature. now davis says it's hike her whole life--like her whole life flashed before her eyes and she felt blessed god had given her so much abundance in her life grew up really poor in rhode island
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this is 2017 up for a golden globe and a screen actors guild award for her role opposite denzel washington. there's also lots of buzz she's going to win an oscar so all eyes on her through the end of february. >> all eyes on her walking on cloud nine and people with walk on her. >> i love going there when i go to california. i find will smith's hand prints and put mine in there. i love going there. >> i didn't know he has his hands in there. >> yeah it's like your way to get close with the stars without actually meeting them. >> that's really interesting. good for you. i got news here it's not always easy to say good news when you talk about cancer but a new report from the american cancer society finds that cancer deaths have dropped 25% since the highest rate


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