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♪ good morning. it is tuesday, january 17th, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning." dozens of house democrats say they will boycott friday's inauguration over president-elect trump's dispute by congressman john lewis. and mr. trump's pick for health secretary with accusations of insider trading. the search for malaysia flight 370 is over. the families protest the overnight decision to stop looking for the plane that vanished nearly three years ago. also, denzel washington here in studio 57. yes. the three-time oscar winner
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"fences" plus the key pieces of advice he wants his kids to live by. >> but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> he's a master commatuniccomm. and a fabulous writer. that's how he'll deliver the address. >> as the inauguration of president-elect donald trump nears the controversy continues. >>h wit nato, cia, china, republicans in congress and with john lewis. i can't imagine a more destabilizing weekend. >> after almost three years the search for missing malaysia airl finestligh mh-370 has been called off. >> a deadly shootin mg ino.exic >> i don't know how to get over this. >> the man accused ofry caring out a shooting on new year's day in istanbul has been arrested. a woman faces obstruction of
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>> we've got poweres lin everywhere. >> pockets of snow and freezing rain have developed from the sent trap plains to the great lakes. >> transformers are blowing. trees are falling. ha> former astronaut gene cernan s died. >> an alligator in florida has people thinking about dinosaurs. >> looks like he ate a volkswagen. >> they said this day would never come. >> world champions chicago cubs. >> i love how it says nontransferable. [ laughter ] and "all that mattered" -- >> democrats boy coltsing increased signature after trump quote all talk, talk, talk. unlike a real leader like trump who is all tweet, tweet, tweet. >> on "cbs this morning" -- >> a civil rights leader who
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marched with martin luther king jr. all talk, no action. saying john lewis isn't a man of action is like me saying donald trump is all tax returns, no tweets. [ applause ] >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places. captioning funded by cbs welcome to "cbs this morning." in three days, donald trump will become the 45th president. but at least three dozen democratic house members will not be at the inauguration. they are boycotting the ceremony in response to the president-elect's feud with congressman john lewis. >> perhaps an even bigger story is the new controversy over the nominee for health and human services secretary congressman tom price. he faces new accusations of insider trading in a medical company's stock. major garrett is covering the transition. major, good morning. >> good morning. the trump transition is feeling the weight of expectation
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criticism, when the hard work hasn't even begun. as the nation awaits the spectacle of the donald trump inauguration it received the that will plump mr. give. >> it is magnificent. it's just very elegant. strong, powerful speech in his own words. >> reporter: spokesperson kellyanne conway said brevity and authenticity are central to mr. trump's inaugurate address. the protest to mr. trump after the twitter attacks on civil rights leader and georgia congressman john lewis. the transition continued to defend mr. trump's comments. >> it's like being the walking wounded, right? everyone is gunning for us and we're supposed to look the other way at all times. >> reporter: lewis said nothing about the president-elect on the martin luther king jr. holiday. >> as dr. martin lutki
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said hate is a burden to bear. >> reporter: at trump tower, mr. trump met with the eldest son of dr. king and discussed voting rights and king's unfinished agenda. >> we need to be talking about how do we feed people? how do we clothe people? how do we need to create the best education. that's what we need to be focused on. >> reporter: the focus on collision will be on eight more of trump's nominees. tom price, picked for health and human services will likely have to face procedures. >> the incoming procedures act called the hipp act. >> reporter: sought to delay a regulation that would favor bio med. days earlier, price purchased $1,000 to $15,000 of stock in that company. his political action committee te
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a separate investigative report out late last year found that since 2012 price traded about 40 health-care related stocks while sponsoring health legislation as a member of congress. that bill we mentioned a moment ago, h.r. 4848 never became law but is likely to be raised at price's confirmation hearing wednesday. senate minority leader chuck schumer wants the office of ethics to investigate. writing the president-elect claims he wants to drain the swamp but congressman price has spent his career filling it up. cbs news asked price and the trump transition for comment, gayle, but so far, no reply. >> thank you, major. very interesting developments there. donald trump's election was part of a larger wave of protests against economic globalization. it is a huge topic at the world economic forum which opened in switzerland this morning. china's president xi jinping took awi
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no one would emerge as a winner in a global trade war and also there's no point in blaming globalization for the world's problem. elizabeth palmer is in russia where the prime minister just responded to donald trp. elizabeth, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, as donald trump gave an interview to a london newspaper a couple days, in is it he made remarks that were widely sberpgted to inclui to include a sort of proposal. if the united states lifted sanctions to russia russia would reduce the number in his stockpile. but sergey lavrov said that's not how he read trump's words. i do not see any deal for the lifting of sanctions, but russia does expect to have a dialogue on nuclear disarmament. the idea he said is out of touch with reality. in
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an interview ruffled many political feathers. when he predicted that the european union was likely to loose more members. and singling out germany's chancellor angela merkel trump said she made a catastrophic mistake in allows so many refugees into the country. merkel's response was diplomatic. >> reporter: i think that we europeans have our destiny in our own hands she said. and added that germany would work with the new president once he's in office. president francois hollande of france pushed back harder saying europe is in no need of such advice. overall, european leaders are holding back waiting to see beyond trump's words for what he does once he takes the oath of office. in the words of the danish foreign minister, gayle, we're waitin m
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diplomacy to reality. >> thank you very much, elizabeth palmer reporting from washington -- reporting from russia, thanks, norah. cbs news will have all-day coverage of the inauguration of donald trump it begins on friday here on cbs. the search is over for the missing malaysia airline that vanished nearly three years ago. investigators last night officials suspended the search for the 239 people on board. flight mh-370 disappeared after taking off from kuala lumpur to beijing. the search covered an area larger than ohio in the indian ocean. kris van cleave. good morning. >> good morning, officials from australia china and malaysia called off the search for 370 overnight after crews hunted through a 46,000-square mile area of the indian ocean for nearly three years. despth
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operation, the plane's location is unknown. and so many questions remain unanswered. >> unfortunately, we are unable to find the plane. mh-370. >> reporter: facing reporters in kuala lumpur, malaysia's prime minister confirmed what the families had feared for weeks. >> we need to suspend the search until further credible evidence. >> reporter: in a joint statement, the chinese, australian and malaysian authorities said the decision to suspend the underwater search has not been taken lightly or without sadness. >> flight 370 lost contact with air traffic control. >> reporter: on march 8th, 2014, malaysia airlines vanished off of radar on
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from kuala lumpur. the plane lost contact somewhere over thailand, according to radar made a sharp turn west and then eventually south. >> flight mh-320 ended in the southern indian ocean. >> reporter: nearly a yearnd a a lhalfater investigators confirm thine wg flap off the coast of madagascar thousands of miles away. but for families of the 239 on board, the end of this search offers little comfort. >> it's an expectation, and to let this happen and leave it unresolved. >> reporter: voice 370, a suppor group from next of kin said in a statement "commercial planes cannot just be allowed to disappear without a trace. stopping at this stage is nothing short of irresponsible." investigators believe the plane did crash somewhere in the indian ocean. but finding it has been compared to
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field of haystacks. while some debris from the bowing 777 has been found the black boxes which could explain what happened are still missing. norah. >> thank you, kris. the deadly winter storm that crippled part of the central u.s. with ice is on the move. millions could get hit with snow and freezing rain. dons from minnesota up to maine. omar villafranca is in woodward, oklahoma where the storm toppled trees and cut power. omar, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, people in oklahoma are starting to clean up damage like this. thousands of trees around the city were shattered under hundreds of pounds of ice accumulation. now, the good news is, temperatures are now above freezing. of course. but this storm brought a lot of ice melt and severe weather. strong storms swept through texas early monday. bringing heavy rains,
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one near houston sent patio furniture flying as it whipped across this neighborhood. greg gutierrez and his mother took cover in the bathroom. >> sounded like a freight train. i was on top and all of a sudden, the house was gone. >> reporter: an icy mess in iowa caused this truck to slide into a frozen lake. the two men inside are okay. a layer of ice covered the community of dodge city, kansas, bringing frozen tree branches crashing to the ground. schools are closed today as utility crews work to restore power to thousands. something officials say could take days. >> with the wide tread, it's hard for them to get everywhere. so, i know they've been doing the best they can. >> reporter: here in woodward, oklahoma, people spent the day clearing the damage caused by the i
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city. >> it was transformers popping all night long. like the tree popping, they just sounded like explosions. >> reporter: anyone who nose how to use a chain saw is going to be in high demand here in the oklahoma panhandle. for trees like this that are going to take weeks to clean up but power is almost fully restored. gayle. >> the widow of the orlando nightclub shooter will face a federal judge this morning in california. noor salman is charged with providing support to a terrorist organization and obstruction of justice. prosecutors do believe that she helped her husband carry out that deadly shooting back in june. mark strassmann is outside of the pulse nightclub in orlando with what led to these charges. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, oath mar mateen slaughtered 49 people in the building behind me. his widow claimed later she had no idea what will he was up to, but prosecutors don't buy it. law enforcement officials have long suspected noor salman had
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role in the worst mass shooting in u.s. history. they say she bought ammunition with her husband and believe she drove him as he cased the pulse nightclub prior to the shooting. >> we said from the beginning we were going to look at every aspect of this indication. at every aspect of the shooter's life to determine not just why did he take these actions but who else knew about them. >> reporter: salman has been interviewed by the fbi multiple times and has taken a polygraph test. sources say she was with her husband during a surveillance trip to disney world which investigators believe may also have been a potential target. about two hours into the pulse massacre a u.s. official tells cbs news salman texted mateen. where are you, she asked him. do you see what's happening, he replied. no she said. finally he wrote, i love you babe. survivor learned about her arrest on monday. >> i was putac
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everything first was happening. >> reporter: in november, salman told "the new york times" i was unaware of everything and i don't condone what he has done. she has also said her husband of nearly five years beat her often. once punching her so hard in the shoulder it left a bruise. in a statement, salman's attorney said we believe it's misguided and wrong to prosecute her. and that it dishonors the memory of the victim to punish an innocent person. >> it's hard to imagine that someone would honor something that mateen did. >> reporter: after the shooting salman moved near san francisco with her 4-year-old son. she'll have a court appearance in oakland later this morning. and it's likely she'll be extradited to florida. an american college student is one of five people killed when a gunman attacked a mexican nightclub. 18-year-ol
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ndra was among those who dies. at least four americans are wounded and more than a dozen people hurt. >> reporter: good morning. the gunman is still alive. survivors describe hearing multiple gunshots. but authorities rule out terrorism. they say it all stemmed from an incident when the bouncers tried to turn the gunman away at the door because he was armed. cell phone video captured the moments after a gunman opened fire at the blue parrot club in playa del carmen about an hour's south of cancun. five people were killed. three of them the members of the club's security team. the american victim was visiting from denver, lo
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her sister can't stop thinking of her final moments. >> she died -- >> reporter: 15 were injured including via nueva friend. he returned home to texas after being treated from gunshot wound to the hand which he said kept him from carrying his injured friend to safety. >> i keep thinking of my friend. i'm just in shock still. >> reporter: some of those injured were crushed by the crowd trying to get away. brea denzen of california is hospitalized with a broken back. she spoke to our station in los angeles via skype. >> all i can think of if he wants to come back and wants to kill me, i can't do anything about it. i can't get up. >> reporter: sunday was a ten-day music festival. earlier that
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sister how much fun she was having. and villanueva's family says they're now trying to raise money to bring her body home to colorado. those killed included not only one american but two people from mexico. and also two people from canada and italy, gayle. >> thank you very much, carter. an illinois man who said that he was wrongly and violencely arrested is now suing police. ahead, how the department responded to this newly
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even i was not crazy enough to suggest that during these eight years we would see the cubs win the world series. but i did say, when there's never been anything false about hope. [ laughter ] >> hope is very big for president obama. he cheered on the 2016 baseball champions in his last official event at his house. but now the white house. he honored the chicago cubs for breaking their 108-year drought. the president is a fan of the white sox. the steam was presented a special j
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and a lifetime pass to wrigley field which he pointed out earlier, nontransferable. >> good for him. that's fun. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, donald trump scoring feud with beijing over the one china policy. adriana diaz is there with the policy caught smack dab in the middle. plus a group of children of military familiy ies diagnosed h leukemia. their parents traced it to the military complex. ahead, how they accused the marine corps of dragging its feet in the search for answers. time for headlines around the globe. "the guardian" set turkish police captured a man suspected of the shooting on new year's eve. he's confessed. four people
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police say the raids suspect isis. "wall street journal" said general motors plans to announce a major investment in the united states. gm will invest $1 billion across american factories. more than 1,000 new jobs will be created. gm general counsel said any investment has been long-planned and is not a pressure from president-elect donald trump. "usa today" described the behind-the-scenes work at the white house on inauguration day. workers will have just about five hours, that's not very much time, to pack up the obamas' things and set up the trump belongings. staffers say even the president's toothbrush will be in place when he arrives. and "the new york times" is saying china is telling donald trump that its one china principle with taiwan is not
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negotiable. saying it will be like lifting a rock to drop it on one's own feet. adried a dreadrianna diaz is in. good morning. >> reporter: this island of 23 million people has been self-ruled since 1949 when china's former leaders were defeated by communist forces and fled here. but china says that taiwan is still part of china. it's a non-negotiable that donald trump wants to negotiates. and caught in the middle is taiwan. something's missing far above taipei's skyline. tourists from mainland china. over the last six months mainland's visitsers at the taipei 101 observation deck and the high-end shopping mall down below have dropped by more than 30%. why do you think that was? michael leo represents the skyscraper he said china c
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tourist to punish china's independent president for not eth dorising the one china principle. there concern that things may get worse. >> yeah, worry about that. >> reporter: and the rest appears normal in taiwan's bustling markets. tensions are narrowing with its neighbors. its military is testing the boundaries. for her part, president pi is walking a political rope. infuriating china. >> i don't know, we have to be bound by a one china policy. >> reporter: and now mr. trump keeps twisting the knife. he told "the wall street journal" friday everything is under negotiation, including one china. that prompted fighting words and images in chinese state media. an editorial said monday if mr. trump doesn't back down, beijing will have no choice
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locals say it's both helping and hurti taiwan. do you like trump? >> yes. >> reporter: why? >> have power. i think, he will, you know, make china end it, maybe. so maybe it's not good for us. >> reporter: bill stanton who ran the american institute, our unofficial embassy here said taiwan shouldn't be used as a bargaining chip with china. >> he needs to avoid doing anything that's going to upset the status quo of taiwan straits. >> reporter: taiwan is already feeling the pressure diplomatically. china offered a $40 billion investment after which nigeria agreed to move taiwan's trade office out of its capital. many fear that mr. trump uses taiwan as bait, their future could be on the line. gayle. >> all right. thank you, very much,
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diaz reporting from taiwan. a black man in illinois is suing police after he says that he was falsely and violenceaole arrested. the 2015 arrest was captured on several cameras outside of evanston. the video was just released. the man says that officers used excessive force after a passerby called 911 to report a possible break isn't. and dean reynolds shows what's next. >> i think the person is following me. i see it. >> reporter: october 5th, 2015, a dash cam picked up his cell phone information. he considered going to the police department for protection from the trailing driver. little did he knowus
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earlier, that driver following behind had called the cops on him, accusing him of grand theft auto. >> he was african-american with a black hood. >> reporter: in his rear view mirror, crosby watched the police creep closer. moments later the engineering student got out with his hands up and was taken down by four officers. >> on the ground! >> i just purchased this vehicle january 23, 2015 from libertyville, chevrolet. >> this is something that could have been checked on a computer. >> reporter: jim touhy is crosby's attorney. >> he was struck at least by one police officer with multiple blows. >> why am i being cput in handcuffs? >> we've got to verify that the car wasn't stolen. >> reporter: one officer reacted this way.
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>> reporter: she started to waver. >> i feel really, really -- i didn't mean to racial profile. >> reporter: crosby was arrested for resisting arrest but acquitted last year. dean reynolds, chicago. >> the lawsuit filed on crosby's behalf demands that the city pay him $50,000. the internal investigation determined their acts complied with policy but the department has promised changes and challenges. elements of the video they call that problematic. that video is so tough to watch. you wonder how is he resisting arrest, even when you do the right thing, apparently, he's still in a bad way. >> well, his hands are up. when you pull over. you just usually have an officer come up and say can i have your i.d.? can i see your registration? >> and to hear the officer say be glad i didn't shoot
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♪ some military families believe a military housing caused cancer in their children. they say at least 13 children who lived on or near the laurel bay housing community are sick with cancer. the marine corps is studying the potential contamination and the paints have since been removed. laurel bay is made up of more than 1,000 homes near the marine corps air base and parris island bases. hanna, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this is one of the homes where one of those military families used to live. it's just a few miles from the parris island base. but some of the families who used to live in this area are now asking whether there could be a relationship between where they live and their il
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cancer, including one woman who took to the enter get to alert others. >> this is our daughter katy. she was 2 years old. >> reporter: amanda whatley's personal story has been viewed 50,000 times on youtube describing how she nearly lost her daughter to leukemia. >> we are fairly confident that had we not taken her to the emergency room that night she would have died in her sleep. >> reporter: the 3-year-old of a friend was also diagnosed with leukemia. both families have lived in beaufort, south carolina, in the vicinity of the lawyurel bay housing complex. their children born a little more than two months apart. >> what a coincidence, our husbands were stationed in parris island at the same time. we moved into the area. >> reporter: the two mothers did some research and soon
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there have been environmental contamination, some tanks buried near the laurel bay homes used for heating oil had leaked. online, the marine corps said when it started removing the tanks in 2007 it pound some petroleum products escaped. it had taken steps to clean up the sites and are at acceptable limits. but a known carcinogen in heating oiled, benzene, which can cause leukemia, may have made those children sick. they say 11 other families who live near the base also have children with cancer. and eight of those families reached by cbs news, five confirmed their children were diagnosed with leukemia. the pediatric oncologist was treating them. >> there is evidence that it can increase results of leukemia in children.
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now doing a study of potential health hazards at the base and of military housing. and said our goal is to remain as transparent as possible throughout the process. these two moms say they support the militaries but believe that the study is taking too long. >> i could not in good conscience, stand back and knowing that other children are being diagnosed. our husbands have sacrificed years of their life serving our country at the minimum, they should feel safe to leave their families in homes that are safe. >> now, the marine corps base commander has said that if he learns of any definitive cancer links, he'll inform residents right away and take immediate action. he's also planning town hall meetings for tonight and tomorrow night to answer residents' questions. meanwhile, melany's son roman has been in remission for over a
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year. and amanda's daughter katy had a bone marrow transplant. she's hanging in there, gayle. >> nobody works harder than a parent on behalf of a sick child. >> that is so true. i hope they find out the answer. >> me, too. thank you, anna. a more than 800-pound animal is dropping jaws in florida. look at this guy. ahead, the real life encounters that really does loo
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♪ it is tuesday, january 17th, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning." there is more real news and including this week's change of power in washington three days and counting. inauguration chairman tom barrett previews the day when his friend donald trump becomes president of the united states. but first, here's today's "eye >>ener" at 8:00. t therump transition is feeling the weight of expectation and criticism. the hard workn' hast even begun. >> they've called off the search for mh-370 after crews hunted the indian ocean for nearly three years. >> the good news, temperatures are above freezing.
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severe weather. >> killed 49 people in the building behind me. his widow claims she had no idea what he was up to but prosecutors don't buy it. >> authorities have ruled o ed terrorism. they say this stems from an incident when a bouncer tried to turn away the gunman at the door. >> he can cheers on the 2016 baseball champions at his house, now the white house. >> all you have to know what was in encapsulated in that. the i love you man, i love, you too, sort like an obama-biden moment. >> ringling bros. and barnum bailey is shutting down. apparently the circus doesn't feel they could compete against the trump presidency. ♪ i'm
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king and norah o'donnell. eight more president-elect trump nominees will test out at their confirmation hearings. three have direct conflict with the departments they seek to head. rick perry proposed eliminates that department in 2011 when he was governor of texas. >> scott pruitt nominated to be the epa administrator is a climate change exceptsic. the oklahoma attorney general has sued the agency several time it's. and congressman tom price a strong critic of obamacare is expected to be appointed health and human services tomorrow. and earlier he bought stock in zimmer bio met. zimmer biomet's political action fund donated. cbs news reached out to both
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for comment but we've not heard back. president-elect donald trump has scheduled a trip today to washington. other world leaders are in davos, switzerland, where the world economic forum just got under way. xi jinping made a strong call for globalization. he never mentioned the president-elect trump directly but said no one would emerge as a global trade war. >> xi said, quote, pursuing protectionism is like locking oneself in a dark room. xi also asked nations that signed the agreement to stick to it. mr trump has questioned that deal. >> europeans are credit psychs the president-elect for his comments. mr. trump argued nato has problems. he said, quote, number one, it
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designed many, many years ago. number two, the countries aren't paying what they're supposed to pay. germany's former saeign ministe that the comments were viewed with anxiety. france's president hollande said europe does not need outside advice to tell it what to do. hundreds of thousands of people will descend on washington. between 700,000 and 900,000 are expected to attend friday's swearing in ceremony. 28,000 law enforcement officers will be on duty. >> the chairman of the presidential inauguration committee and also the founder of global real estate and management firm. also a longtime friend and business partner of president-elect trump. he joins us now from washington. good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> tell us what you can, about what the president, what kind of call to action he wants t m
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in his inaugural address and will we have ask not what your country can do for your country but what you can do for your country? >> absolutely. look, this is -- this is a president-elect who is just anxious to get back to work. and what you're going to hear in this inaugural address is a switch from candidate to president. he's now the president for the constituency that got him here. and for the constituency who was skeptical. so, when we talk about the issues that divide us, over issues that unite us, we're going to see that he's focusing on the issues that unite us. and all of the controversy and all of the skepticism that continues from the campaign, typically in an american way will vanish in that moment of how we're transferring from partisan to partisan in the most peaceful, democratic manner that
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you can imagine the obamas moving out at 11:00 in the morning. and the trumps moving in at 2:00. it doesn't happen this way in the world. >> let me move to content and talk about the president is very tough on china. the chinese president xi jinping in davos this morning said globalization is important, that that trade is important, and that without global trade, economies will be in severe problem. it's like being in a dark room. are we looking at a conflict between china and the trump administration from the get-go? >> well, i think we're looking at a rebalancing. look, you're going to have a secretary of state designee
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we have a 30-day plan. what you're going to to see say president-elect that knows how to level the playing field. >> i don't think you level the playing field by changing the one china policy that's been in effect for a long time that has been of all previous administrations. >> it doesn't really matter what the chinese think, and it hasn't worked. the change in the policy that says america first. and if you want to send your goods to us and you want to buy our debt then we just want an equal playing field. the currency is not really an issue, right jt currency is the other way to go. intellectual property. the enforcement of trademark rights. and the ability to have a true bilateral negotiation is what it's about. and it's simply a negotiation. we now outsource our trade policy to third parties. it's not going to happen anymore. >> you said, tom, he will go from candidate to president. that there w
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what kind of change do you mean? how will he be different, in your opinion, as someone who knows him well? >> i think when he sits on that platform and puts his hand on both of those bibles and the power of the free world focuses on him, i think you're going to see a man who says the test of the meaning of president is going to be my efficacy for the constituency who got me here, immigration, domestic policy, health care that need to be addressed. and my reach to a foreign diplomatic world that is curious about how fast or how firm my hands are going to be. and i think you're going to see a cadre of new administrative secretaries who know how to work the system, but are not of the system. that's what washington is terrified by. you have to keep chipping away at these bureaucracies. the founder
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environment of which every four years we have change. we adapt. with nato, 1949, that only makes sense, that was the martial plan. we need a new martial plan. and it's not attributed to it. and everybody has to pay their fair share. >> the choice for the health and human services, congressman tom price. it was reported last year he purchased shares in a medical device company. and then introduced a bill to help that company. does that raise questions and concerns for you about insider trading? >> look. it doesn't for me. i don't know the facts. i know tom. he's first class. and we're so fortunate to have him. all i can tell you about this process is it's so punitively penetrating, that men and women who have engaged in business, or engaged in the administration of any of the -- of these entities,
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positions because the perception of impropriety lurks everywhere. tom is a first class person with first class values. the process of what we put these capable men and women through is absolutely amazingly difficult. >> tom barrack, we'll see you in washington on friday. >> thank you. cbs news will have all-day coverage of the inauguration on friday beginning here on "cbs this morning." we'll be in washington, d.c. of course, we want to hear your message to president-elect trump as he prepared to take office. it's an initiative that we're calling dear president trump. leave a voice mail, 646-926-1cbs. or use the #dearpresidenttrump. remembering the last man to walk on
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gene cernan died monday surrounded by family. the one-time navy pilot flew to the moon twice on apollo 10 and apollo 17. he was also the second american to walk in space. he told cbs news in 1989, he originally had doubts that he would ever make it to the moon. >> i believed once we got involved that any -- that we wouldn't make it. but as soon as you get involved in it, as soon as you get involved with the people who believe they can do which many people thought at that time was impossible, you realize it can be done. >> cernan's family said he had ongoing health issues. he was 82 years old. the common cold is spreading in classrooms across the country. our doctor tara narula is in the
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denzel washington and viola davis both gave critically acclaimed performances in the movie "fences." >> everything that boy do he do do for you. he wants you to say good job, son. >> i ain't got time for that. he's alive. he's healthy. he's got to make his own way, i made mine. ain't nobody going to hold his hand when he heads out there in the world. >> ahead, denzel washington shares the secret to the on scene chemistry. that's on "cbs this morning." we'll be right back. full of the great foods i love. and at weight watchers, i don't have to choose between weight loss and living well. i live well, while losing weight. it is easier than it's ever been, and not one day have i felt deprived. most important, it works! join for free and get one month free.
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♪ ferris -- >> he doesn't a fever but he says his stomach hurts and she's seeing spots. >> what's the matter, ferris? >> papa -- ♪ >> ooh. >> i'm fine. i'll get up. >> no! >> no! >> ferris bueller faked his way into a sick day. but it's no joke when parents have to decide whether their child is too sick for school. a new poll found that parents rely on three main
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60% say your child's condition could get worse. 47% say the illness may spread to classmates. and 37% whether their child will miss important work. our dr. narula is here with important advise. when should parents keep their children home? >> this isn't straightforward. my husband and i was just talking about our 4-year-old who was vomiting. there are recommendations out there. the american academy of pediatrics said if your child is not comfortably able to play and be active, they should say home. and if they require care from staff they should stay home and could spread to other kids. at the end of the day, it's common sense, do you know your kid. >> and what factor does a child's age play into it?
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how sick are you? i've got to go to work. how sick are you? >> right. as mentioned, the age defines how the parents deal with it. if they're younger kids the parents tend to worry about are they going to get worse. are they going to spread it to someone else. when they're older, i don't know if they should miss on the school work. are they going to fall behind. and the work issue matters, too. what do you do? you have to not go to work. it's a big deal. in this survey, 11% of parents were worried about missing work. 18% were worried about not having anyone to stay home with their kids. >> the question is how ask you add to the common sense of the parents? >> what can you do? call your pediatrician, that's one to help you triage. if your child as a runny stuffy nose, acting and behaving well they can go to
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behavorial changes, listless, not breathing well. diarrhea, that's a big one. vomiting more than two times in 24 hours. these are some of the things you might want to say maybe i should keep him home. strep throat or antibiotics. >> are there any positive side effects of getting sick? >> sounds like you were told to go to school while sick. it can develop a healthy immune system. >> we're all going to get sick, right? >> right. >> you get a healthier immune system. >> well, stay home and rest if you're sick. your body needs it. >> immunity is good. >> immunity is. >> thank you, tara. ahead, the massive crack in an ice shelf thats i forcing scientists in antarctica to evacuate. you're watching "cbs this morning." we'll be right back. what pulled hammy?
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and always working to be better. ♪ welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour. this is good stuff, actor denzel washington will be here in his latest role in his critically acclaimed -- is that how you say it? critically acclaimed movie. >> yeah. movie with viola davis. why he believes now it's time for audiences to appreciate her brilliance. plus, the best-selling author behind the popular divergent movie and book series. ahead why veronica ross believes fans of "star wars" are going to love her si
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the headlines, donald trump does not plan to use the potus twitter handle as president. he said he wants to build up his personal account. 20 million followers. president obama has more than 13 million followers on the official white house account. he has more than 80 million on his personal account. >> do you think donald trump likes competition and being number one? do you think so? >> you mean his twitter account. we'll see. good housekeeping reports on a scary discovery inside a popular teething toy for babies. a mom in new jersey cut open her son's giraffe because it smelled musty. oh, my gosh, she found black mold inside. the manufacturer said so muchie is designed especially for the safety of your child and complies with all worldwide safety standards. >> mothers everye
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cutting so muchcut cutting so muchcut cutting sophie open. chicago was not among the city's windiest city. the title went to nashville. the city had 21 big wind events where some gusts at 72 miles per hour. nashville is followed by reno. jackson, mississippi. cincinnati. and columbia, south carolina. chicago didn't even crest the top ten. denzel washington is one of hollywood's highest grossing actors. he's won two oscars and two golden globes. and last year he received the cecil b. demille lifetime achievement award. he is expected to have a successful night at the academy awards. here's a look at his incredible career. >> listen up, i'm coach boom. i'm going to tell you all about how much fun you're going to have this season. >> reporter: denzel washington and his ability to be bot
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versatile and familiar has made him one of hollywood's most sought-after stars. >> we're in a dive. we have lost vertical control. >> reporter: for more than three decades he's been bringing iconic men to life like leader malcolm x. >> we didn't land on plymouth rock. plymouth rock landed on us. >> reporter: the hurricane. he won a golden globe for that one. >> i've been locked up in here. >> reporter: denzel earned his first golden globe, an oscar, a former slave turned union army soldier in the 1989 film "glory." >> ain't much the matter what happens tomorrow. >> reporter: his many roles as a good guy have endeared him to audiences and critics but denzel who once said the bads
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all the fun have played his share of those. as a corrupt cop in "training day" which earned him his second oscar. >> king kong ain't got -- on me. >> reporter: and american gangster. >> my money. >> reporter: his late of the film adaptation of wilson pulitzer prize "fences" has been lauded by critics and moviegoers. >> you've got a roof over your head. >> yes, sir. >> clothes on your back? >> yes, sir. >> why do you think that it? >> 'cause of you. >> yeah, 'cause of me but why do you think that is? >> because you like me? >> denzel washington, yes, won a tony award for best actor. in the revival of "fences" we're so glad you're here. >> i wish the audience could be, part of the funs
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watch the clip and reciting the lines. what's is like? >> i don't sit at home and watch. >> i'm sure you don't. let's talk about "fences" i saw you on broadway, on stage. i saw you in the movie. you like the story, you like auguste wilson, you like all of the above? >> i love august wilson. and the opportunity for the play. susan henderson. >> viola davis. >> and michael. >> and you're a director in this, too? >> well, i mean, he wrote a masterpiece. and he's one of the, i think, top five, you know, tennessee williams, arthur miller, august wilson. >> were you worried
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so iconic, pulling it off? >> no, because we had done the play and success with the play i knew we could do it. >> it was a challenge. >> yes, a motivating factor. because it's not easy. >> no. >> no. every morning after about 2 1/2 hours sleep i'd pop up, panicking about the shots i didn't do. and immediately start working on them on the next day. >> what did you see in troy that reminded you of your family, your own father? >> my father was nothing like troy other than he was working class. he was a real gentleman. i father wasn't a yeller or screamer, nothing like that. not highly educated. made some of the same suggestions to me, like get a good trade. he told me -- he worked for the department of water and power, whatever they called it in new york. talked about getting me a job there. in 25 years i'd be a supervisor
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or something. >> did he live to see you become the star you became? >> i remember going to -- he passed away in virginia. i remember being down there and going in the store. and he was saying to people, do you know who that is do you know who that is? and they didn't. that's my son. i'm denzel washington jr. for him that was a big deal. >> you and viola davis together on stage and on the screen, there seems to be a special chemistry between the two of you. am i reading it right? >> she is just one of the great actors of all time now happens to be her time. i've known it -- many of us have own it for years. now, bigger audiences are getting to witness her greatness. >> it was so great to see her win the golden globe. and she thanked you specifically. she also mentioned telling everybody on the set everybody day, remember the love. what do you mean by that? >> becaus
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actors who have done the play. we've done it together, i didn't want everybody to start what we finished. if you don't care about their relationship to begin with. or if you don't believe that they really love each other, then the betrayal doesn't mean anything. >> did you have something to say to viola because it happened to you with sidney, didn't it? >> what do you mean? >> sidney gave you good advice. and you give her good advice. >> yeah, still does -- i mean, what are you going to tell viola davis? act better? >> what did sidney tell you? >> what he told me, the first four or five films you make will determine how you proceed in this business. he didn't tell me whatnot to do. he didn't say don't do that role. >> just remember. >> just remember. >> you know, denzel, you're pretty good
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i never forget an interview i did with you with oprah magazine. you have four kids you said you tell them do what you want to do. i love that. i walked out of there and said that to my kids. what does that mean, how does that play out, do what you got to do. >> they wanted to go out and play. you got to do and then you can do what you want do. then you're free to do what you want to do. >> now, there's a show on hbo called "ballers." there's a guy called john david washington. >> absolutely. >> is he your favorite character? ricky's character is really good. >> you know, he's making a mark for himself, as all my children are. >> yeah. >> we're proud of him. >> did you want him to get in the business. your wife's in the business, too, she's an actress. >> i didn't see it coming. but i'm not surprised. my
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she watches everything. so, the kids have grown up watching movies. so, they got it there. >> how is directing for you? >> i love seeing other people do it. i grew up as a coach. so, directing is a natural for me. because i've never been an out-front person. it's still interesting how my career and life has turned out because i've never been that person. i'm more i want to see everybody else do well. now, i have the opportunity. >> congratulations. we're very excited. can't wait for the oscar night. thank you, thank you. "fences" playing in theaters right now wherever you like to see your favorite movies. the author of a popular divergent trilogy that became hollywood's blockbuster. isn't finished yet. veronica ross in
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green room. tells how fans inspired her to write an epilogue.
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♪ veronica roth is her name. a "the new york times" best-selling author of the
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that trilogy has sold more than 35 million copies worldwide. that's a lot of books, veronica. all three books were turned into blockbuster movies. and grossed more than $740 million at the box office all around the world. now veronica roth is releasing her next adult marvel called "carve the mark." it's a two-part. veronica roth joins us at the table with her great brain. there's a lot going on in your brain. you started writing at 10 and 11. what did you know at 10 and 11 that you liked this writing? >> well, i loved to read as a kid. i took my book in the shower. i had a copy of harry potter, the first one it's all rippled. but mostly, my mom like wouldn't allow us to be bored. that is not something we were allowed to complain about. she got us
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and building kits. one was a book making kit. it had hard pages and you could send it away to get bound. and i thought, maybe i can do it. i didn't actually end up making that book. i did go on our old, old computer -- well, it was new at the time. >> did you go to people for guide when you decided you wanted to be a writer? >> not really. not at first. it wasn't until high school i had a teacher who told me you should really do something with this and fill out your college transcripts because all of your leisure time is taken up by this hobby and you have nothing to show for it. >> you take a creative writing course. and on winter break you write a successful book that gets you published at 23. >> yeah. >> it's amazing. >> it was kind of a crazy time. >> 35 million copies. >> i know. what did you learn in that creative writing course? what grade did you get? >> you know,
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but i was surrounded by incredibly talented people. and i think there was an idea that i couldn't get a book published -- like the better you are, the more you'll be successful. i don't think that's actually how it works. the people around me in that class are incredibly talented. >> how was it not ameritocracy. >> well, every who writes works really hard. they're published and incredibly talented. and not everyone gets attention that they deserve. >> what's the x fact, what is it among those people who make it and those who don't if talent is not a distinguishing factor? >> i don't know. i think i would call it timing. >> luck and timing? >> yeah. >> talk about the new book "carve the mark." what does "carve the mark" mean? >> "carve the mark" is a phrase that's repeated throughout t
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not sure it's the right thing they've done. there's a lot of moral ambiguity in the book. a young man is kidnapped. he learns that the people are people are not necessarily true. they're actually more complicated than he thought. >> you say fans of "star wars" and "divergent" will love this. >> well, hopefully. >> if you like "star wars," you'll like my book. >> oh, my gosh, it's a little too general. it's a space adventure that focuses on families. i think that's what's appealing about "star wars." >> but 28, i'm fascinated about that, i think go you. i'm fascinated by creative writing classes. there's something that is you get out in that class. >> that class taught me how to receive criticism. that's something that can be very difficult. >> and how did they say to receive criticism? >> well, in that
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writing class. you just have to sit there and everyone talks about your story around you. and i wasn't allowed to speak. that was one of the rules of the class. >> you don't argue. just listen. >> yeah, you don't get to fight back. when people don't understand what you were trying to do with your story, maybe you didn't do it well. >> be open to criticism. no doubt. yeah. >> veronica roth, thank you for being here. "carve the mark" is available today. we'll be right back.
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♪ this is not what they used to call a barn dance. this facebook video shows a farmer in new york state dancing to cia's cheap thrills. this has been viewed more than 6
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>> i'm markette sheppard. we're your hosts. now i have a warning for parents out there. you're an uncle. but do you remember when your nieces and nephews were teething? >> they did, but i wasn't around. as an uncle, you don't have them at those bad points, just a good point. you move them to mom and dad and that's the good thing about being an uncle. >> that's why you look so light. >> yeah, i have a warning for all you parents out there. a popular item called sophie the draft has been harboring mold on the inside. no, it's not good. a pediatric dentist with two children under the age of three is credited to bringing this finding to light. they told good housing magazine she noticed a smell coming out of the toy while she was cleaning it. she decided to cut it in half and found mold growing on the
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this is an exclusive to the draft toy. sippy cups and other toys in the air holes in the bottom of them can be susceptible to mold growth. doctors recommend the only way to prevent it is to clean the item regularly and allow them to thoroughly dry. chris, when i read this last night, i went home after work and threw away all of my son's bath toys. >> it's better? >> if they are wet and there's drool and water it grows mold. this is bad if your child has immune system problems or if they are allergic to mold. fyi throw away all your children's toys. >> i did not know that. >> i threw away half of his bath toys. >> i wish books had mold back then because i would have thrown those things. >> you would love to tell your mom no homework, mold, throw them away. no, that's not true. hey by the way i had plans


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