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in kansas city. two other officers were shot. one in sanibel, florida. the other in san antonio, texas. in st. louis, a 46-year-old sergeant was in his patrol car and shot twice by a gunman who pulled up alongside him and opened fire and sped off. that suspect was later killed by police. the officer is in critical, but stable condition. he is expected to survive. >> this officer was not involved in the traffic stop. he was not trying to pull this car over. this officer was driving down the road and ambushed by an individual who pointed a gun at him from inside of his car and shot out the police officer's window. >> until further notice, all officers in st. louis will ride two to a patrol car. the wounded sergeant spoke to fellow officers, but could not give a description of the shooter. and ten minutes outside
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kansas city in gladstone, missouri, a police officer shot during a traffic stop late last night. the suspect also shot. the kansas city fop tweeting the officer is expected to survive. the suspect's condition and identity have yet to be confirmed. and sanibel, florida, west of ft. myers, an officer wounded in a drive-by shooting. he was in his patrol car following a routine traffic stop when someone pulled up and began firing. the officer tweeted at a hospital and released. the suspect was taken into custody after exchange gunfire with other officers. this is a sleepy bleach town. this is the first time in the history of the sanibel police department that an officer has been shot. to san antonio, the shooting death of the 50-year-old police officer was a targeted killing. detective benjamin marconi was gunned down outside of his car
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during a traffic stop. hours ago, san antonio police released this picture of a man who may have information about the murder. let's get more from cnn's polo sandoval. >> reporter: police in san antonio in the middle of the major manhunt. they are trying to track down the person or persons responsible for the shooting death of the 20-year veteran of the force. at this point, investigators believe the officer was in the middle of the traffic stop outside the police department. filling out a citation for a driver when a third vehicle pulled up behind him. the person getting out of the car and walking up to the passenger side of the patrol vehicle and shooting the officer. the police chief saying the gun man later shot the officer again. now the search is on for the individual. here is san antonio police with the latest on the investigation. >> witness reports indicate the suspect to be a dark complexion
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male in his 20s or 30s. he was wearing gray shirt and gray pants at the time. we have reports of with or without facial hair. we are pursuing all leads. all of our resources from our federal enforcement partners and state and local government are all being utilized. we consider this suspect to be extremely dangerous and a clear threat to law enforcement and the public. >> reporter: condolence messages are pouring in to san antonio from across the country. governor greg abbott in the state of texas among them. he is an elected official who is pushing for legislation to consider targeting police officers in texas a hate crime. >> polo, thank you. to politics. meetings on the agenda in midtown manhattan at trump tower. we may learn the packed weekend of sit downs with trump and
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advisors and cabinet picks. there were a dozen meetings yesterday alone. there may be staffing announcements. trump fended off questions from anxious reporters. >> we made a couple of deals. we'll let you know soon. >> anything you offered to a couple of people and they accepted? is that what you mean by deals? >> pretty true. >> phil mattingly was camped out at trump national golf club in new jersey. he has the latest. >> reporter: boris and christine, a weekend of marathon meetings. meeting after meeting. cabinet potential official after potential cabinet official. some advise aors in there as we. it is trying to get a read of the tea leaves of who will be in the administration. trump greeting every one of the
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visitors. there are two concerns. chris christie and rudy giuli i giuliani. christie has fallen out of favor in recent weeks and removed as the head of the transition team. all of his top allies were gone as well. that leads to questions if christie will have a position in the administration. and then also rudy giuliani. he has been angling for a secretary of state job. we asked the president-elect if that is what he is looking at the mayor for. >> secretary of state? >> and other things. and other things. >> reporter: so, guys, a little bit of hedging there. maybe other positions he may be looking at. this is all coming in the wake of saturday's meeting with the former massachusetts governor mitt romney. we are told is under consideration for the state job. i'm told from trump advisors
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that trump is intrigued by the idea and perception of what it means for romney in the administration. particularly in the wake of the battle over the past 16 months. it is interesting to see how that plays out. one thing to keep our eye on. starting today, a focus on economic jobs. the economic transition landing teams and domestic policy. we are keeping a close eye on who the next big cabinet an pointme appointments will be. boris and christine. so donald trump could be placing a fellow billionaire in the cabinet. wilbur ross is a leading candidate for commerce secretary. he was a vocal donald trump supporter. he met with trump this weekend. no final decision yet, but ross is considered. the commerce secretary is the government's chief business advocate. the department compiles data on
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economic growth and trade and incomes. he will oversee the 2020 census. who is wilbur ross? he is worth $2.9 billion. he is the chairman the ross & company. he made money from steel and coal companies. he is an art collector. his collection worth $150 million. the most important appointment is treasury secretary. in the running is steve mnuchin and we're told that jamie dimon. they are still talking about this name. unclear how serious that is. you know, he is a banker. >> potentially very controversy. >> that is really interesting. a lot of people who own the stock of the company. one day the stock fell a bit. we are watching closely.
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in 2008, obama was 20 days in to the transition process before he choose his treasury secretary. we are told after thanksgiving most likely for the treasury secretary. another issue is defense candidate james mattis. the two met for a little over an hour on saturday. the president-elect characterized the four-star general as the real deal and true general's general. a source tells cnn that no decision is made, but he is leaning in that direction. melania and barron will remain behind in manhattan temporarily and donald trump will take the oval office after he oath of office. now as president-elect
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trump, is trump going to lead in a way that differs from his campaign rhetoric? not on twitter at least. he went on a twitter tirade this weekend escalating his future with the cast of "hamilton" and targeting "saturday night live." now actor alec baldwin is firing back.
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rachel crane has more. >> reporter: mike pence may not have been offended by the message, somebody was. that person being president-elect trump. despite having a lot on his plate with the political agenda and cabinet. he still tweeted not once, not twice, but four times about this ongoing controversy. even calling it harassment. saying this was disrespectful. it should never happen. the theater should be a safe space. mike pence saying he was not offended. he enjoyed the musical. >> when we arrived, we heard a few boos and we heard cheers. i nudged my kids and reminded them that's what freedom dousoud like. i heard what they said from the
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stage. i wasn't opffended by what they said. >> reporter: there is a lot of chatter online. over 14 million people viewed the message here on the the theater on friday. there is a lot of talk on twitter. #boycotthamilton is trending. the irony this show has been sold out since it started and sold out until august of 2017. trump tweeted also this weekend about disactisatisfaction about episode of "snl." saying the show was not funny and it was bias. >> rachel, thank you. a lot of discussion was about the time and place about the statement. they spent the whole day, the actors and producers, crafting it. they called him a wonderful vice president-elect. was that the time or place? that was not the time and place. others say that is what the
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theater is for. issues and making you uncomfortable. >> mike pence said he was not offended by it, but leave it up to others in it was the an frop yacht ti appropriate time or place. "saturday night live" and donald trump whale shacharacter baldwin. >> google, what is isis? oh, my 59 million results. siri, how do i kill isis? >> let's move on to obamacare. 20 million people use it. >> let's just keep it. >> one of the tweets that slammed snl was seeking quote equal time for us. fcc equal time rules apply during an election campaign. not after.
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alec baldwin tweeted this reply and equal time? there is no more equal time. now you try to be president and people respond. that's pretty much it. that's where we are right now. alec baldwin and the president going at it. breaking overnight. authorities calling this a riot. about 400 demonstrators are trying to cross a bridge in order to breach a police barrier and reach a nearby highway. one person arrested. the protesters claim they were attacked by officers with tear gas and water cannons in sub freezing temperatures. police say protesters set fires in the area. this 1,200 mile pipeline will connect north dakota to networks in illinois. protesters say it would threaten the environment and drinking water and destroy native-american burial and prayer sites.
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potential major problems ahead for travelers, especially in the midwest who are expected to find out if employees at o'hare will go on strike during the thanksgiving holiday. the union is expected to announce this morning when non union januaitors and other serve workers will walk off the dog. employees voted overwhelmingly last thursday to strike. they are pushing for a $15 an hour wage and better working conditions. keep in mind, o'hare is one of the busiest airports in the world. the fourth busiest. on one of the biggest traveling holidays of the year. we should find out soon there. to sports now. how about the cowboys? super bowl fever gripping dallas. fans are watching the games in church. coy wire has the bleacher report next.
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feels like the '90s. the dallas cowboys not losing? not if dak prescott keeps winning. >> we have coy wire with more. >> good morning. tony romo said although he is healthy, he said this is dak prescott's team. that is hard to argue with. cowboys, ravens. romo active for the first time since thanksgiving of last year. dak is carving up. dak gets it going. 14 of 15 in the second half.
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finding his favorite target. dez bryant two times for touchdowns. cowboys win 27-17. they have won a team record nine straight. how big is cowboys fever sweeping texas? check out the dallas area church with the game on the big screen. if you tell me that football isn't religion in the lone star state, you could have fooled me. isn't that something. dallas will have a date with washington coming up on thanksgiving. it should be good. washington looked strong. his name may be kirk cauousinco but he looked more like daddy. a win over the reeling packers. washington has won six of the last eight games. and final nascar race of the season. sprint cup championship on the line in homestead, florida. check out the restart with 11 laps to go. joey logano in the back of carl
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edwards causing a pileup. martin truex's car in gamflames. he was not hurt. jimmie johnson who led for three laps in the race, crosses the line winning the record tying seventh sprint cup championship. he joins richard petty and dale sr. for the most ever. finally feel good for you this monday morning. joe thomas jr. gives new meaning to senior day on south carolina. picked up three yards and a spot in the record book. the oldest person to play in a division one game. thomas is following in his son's footsteps. he is the father of green bay packers linebacker joe jr. if you want inspiration, "new day" will interview him in the 8:00 hour. raiders and texans play tonight in mexico city for the first time on monday night
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breaking news. >> welcome back to "early start." i'm boris sanchez. >> i'm christine romans. it is 30 minutes past the hour. let's begin with breaking news. devastating sunday for police departments across the country. four police officers shot on duty in 24 hours. at this hour, here is where things stand. two of the incidents in missouri. one in st. louis. the other in kansas city. two other officers were shot. in sanibel, florida and in san
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antonio, texas. in st. louis, a 46-year-old police sergeant in his patrol car and shot twice in the face by a gunman in a silver car who pulled up beside him and opened fire and sped off. the suspect later killed in a sho shootout with police. the 20-year veteran officer, married father of three, is in stable but critical condition after surgery. >> this officer was not involved in a traffic stop. he was not trying to pull this car over. this officer driving down the road and ambushed by an individual who pointed a gun at him from inside of his car and shot out the police officer's window. >> all officers in st. louis will now ride two to a patrol car until further notice. >> and ten minutes outside kansas city in gladstone, missouri, a police officer shot in a traffic stop last night. the suspect was also shot. the kansas city fop tweeting the
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officer is expected to survive. >> in sanibel, florida, west of ft. myers, an officer wounded in a drive-by shooting. authorities say he was in his patrol car following a routine traffic stop. sit in the car when someone pulled up and began firing. the officer treated at the hospital and released. the suspect taken into custody after exchanging gunfire with other officers. this is the first time in the history of the sanibel department someone has shot. the shooting death of a 50-year-old police officer was intentional. detective benjamin marconi was gunned down outside police headquarters in his car. we get more now from polo sandoval. >> reporter: police in san antonio in the middle of the manhunt. they are trying to track down
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the person or persons responsible. police believe the officer was in the middle of the traffic stop and filling out a citation for a driver when a third vehicle pulled up behind him. the person getting out of the car and walking up to the passenger side of the patrol vehicle and shooting the officer. the police chief saying the gunman later shot the officer again and now the search is on for the individual. here is san antonio police with the latest on the investigation. >> witness reports indicate the suspect to be a dark complexion male slim build in 20s or 30s. he was wearing gray pants and gray shirt at the time. we have had descriptions with and without facial hair. we are actively pursuing all leads and looking into all motives. all of sapd including our
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federal law enforcement partners and local and state authorities are being utilized. this suspect is a clear danger to the public and law enforcement. >> reporter: condolences are pouring in to san antonio from across the country. including governor abbott. he is considering legislation of targeting police officers in texas a hate crime. >> polo, thank you for that. donald trump back at trump tower in new york city after the weekend in new jersey. we may learn the results of the packed weekend with the sit downs with trump and advisers and potential cabinet picks. dozens of meetings over the weekend. aides hinted there may be staffing announcements, but trump fended off questions about that from anxious reporters. >> we made a couple of deals,
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but we'll let you know soon. >> you have made offers to people and they accepted? >> pretty true. we'll let you know. >> cnn's phil mattingly an upon the reporters camped out in new jersey. he has the latest. >> reporter: it was a weekend of marathon meetings. meeting after meeting. cabinet potential official after potential official. some advisers in there as well. it was about reading the tea leaves of who will fill out the top positions in the trump administration. the president-elect coming to the door and greeting every one of the visitors. on sunday, keying in on two individuals. chris christie and rudy giuliani. christie has fallen out of favor in recent weeks and has been removed as the head of the transition team. all of the top allies have gone as well. leading to questions if chris christie will have a job in the
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trump administration. all signs now are pointing to no. not so much for rudy giuliani. a close confident and aid to the president-elect throughout the campaign. he is angling for a secretary of state job. we asked the president-elect if that is what he is looking at the mayor for. take a listen. >> candidate for secretary of state? >> and other things. and other things. >> reporter: so, guys, a little bit of hedging there. other positions he may look into. this is all coming in the wake of saturday's meeting with former massachusetts governor mitt romney. we are told he is under consideration for the state job. i'm told from trump advisors that trump is very intrigued by the idea and perception of what it means to have mitt romney in the administration. particularly in the wake of the 16-month battle back and forth. it would be interesting to see how that all plays out. one key thing to keep an eye on for this week. starting today, there will be a focus on economic jobs.
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economic transition landing teams at the agencies throughout the day and domestic policy as well. we are all keeping a close eye on who the next big cabinet appointments will be. trump advisors coy about that, but announcements will be made soon. >> phil in new jersey. thank you. donald trump could be placing a fellow billionaire in the cabinet. wilbur ross is a leading candidate for commerce vehicle. according to a source close to the transition process. he was a trump supporter during the election. no final decision yet, but ross is considered. the commerce secretary is the chief business advocate. compiles economic data on growth and trade and incomes. the next secretary will oversee the 2020 census. who is wilbur ross? he is worth $2.9 billion. chairman of w.l. ross & company.
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he resurrects dying companies. some of the money came from coal and steel companies. his art collection is worth $150 million. we don't know who treasury secretary is yet. those are the two important money cabinet positions. treasury secretary, you hear steve mnuchin. even hearing jamie dimon. we think we will know more after thanksgiving. >> one that would be controversy going back to 2008. the image. >> right. because of the bailout. a banker was seen in the obama administration and you never have a banker now as a treasury secretary because of the bailouts. jamie dimon never wanted to take the bailout. donald trump taking visitors
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in new jersey. one he is defensive about is james mattis. the two met with a little over an hour on saturday. afterwards, the president-elect characteriz characterized the four-star retired general as a real deal and general's general. no decision has been made, but trump is quote leaning in mattis' direction. also meeting with the president-elect is ari emanuel. sunday's visit was not about a job. he represented trump in negotiations with the nbc over "celebrity apprentice." he is now chicago's mayor. a bit of a curious visit there. donald trump says he will live in the white house when he takes the oath of office. melania and barron will remain in manhattan at least temporarily. that is going to allow barron to finish the school year. the trump campaign is not
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all right. facebook is cracking down on fake news sites. ceo mark zuckerberg is changing his position. he said fake news was crazy to play a role in the election. we have samuel with us for the
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latest. how is the company planning to filter out the fake stories or fake news? >> reporter: good morning, christine. this is an aboutface for facebook. at first, mark zuckerberg was dismissing all of the talk of fake news. saying it is 1% of the content we see on the platform. now he is under so much pressure, not just from the media you and i talking about this, but users wondering what is facebook going to do and the pressure on the stock price. a lot of tech companies suffered since donald trump won the election. now all of a sudden he has come out with a post and has three ideas he shared on his facebook page about what facebook can do. this is unprecedented. usually facebook doesn't share plans. they announce once they are done. he is saying facebook is working on a stronger detection system. maybe using artificial intelligence of what is fake before users report fake news. also, allowing users an easy
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system for reporting. keep in mind, anti-bullying advocates said facebook needed an easier way for people to do one click and report somebody
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