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captioning funded by cbs it's wednesday, november 16th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." while insiders say his transition is stalled and scrambling, president-elect trump takes to twitter to quiet concerns of chaos and infighting. the next president heads out on the town breaking with protocol and leaving the press behind. and a word of warning from president obama overseas. addressing concerns the president-elect has tapped into the nationalist movement. >> address people's real legitimate concerns and channel
ormer republican congressman mike rogers announced he was quitting the effort. in a tweet, elliott cohen, a former state department official under bush 43 called trump's team angry and arrogant and urging colleagues, quote, to stay away. back on capitol hill, democrats kept up calls for the president-elect to fire steve bannon as chief strategist. >> as long as a champion of racial division is a step away from the oval office, it will be impossible to take trump's efforts to give a nation seriously. >> reporter: the republican governors gathered in orlando had a different view. >> he gets to choose whoever he wants to select. >> reporter: inauguration day is a little more than two months away. the trump transition did clear one hurdle last night. vice president-elect mike pence spent a letter of understanding
the trump administration going forward. >> hena daniels here in new york, thank you. the topic of transition will likely come up today when vice president-elect mike pence meets with vice president joe biden. biden is hosting pence and his wife at their washington home. house republicans unanimously vote to reelect paul ryan as speaker. ryan had been highly critical of president-elect trump but, yesterday, ryan told fellow republicans he had trump's support. >> we are so eager to get to work with our new president-elect to fix america's pressing problems. >> ryan still has to win a floor vote for speaker in january. on the democratic side, minority leader nancy pelosi position is being challenged. pelosi agreed to postpone leadership elections two weeks to determine her future.
history, someone has been elected president by winning the electoral vote but having lost the popular vote. all of the votes have not been counted yet, but hillary clinton leads president-elect trump by about a million votes. retiring california senator barbara boxer issishing a bill to end the electoral college and calls the electoral college outdated. coming up on "cbs this morning," a way to change way this country elects a president. president obama's visit to greece sparked large protests in athens yesterday. this is mr. obama's final overseas trip as president. yesterday, he had what appeared to be words of advice for the incoming president. >> we are going to have to guard against a rise in a crude sort of nationalism or ethnic
built around an us and a them. >> in berlin, the president will meet with european leaders and some of whom are concerned about mr. trump's foreign policy. syrian government aircraft bombed rebel-held areas of aleppo for the first time in three weeks. russian forces fired missiles on targets elsewhere. it is the first time russia has used long-range carriers launched aircraft in syria. russia says it's targeting isis. a gunman police say targeted a southwest airline in oklahoma is debt. michael winchester worked for southwest airlines on the will rogers airport. he was shot yesterday walking between the airport and a parking garage. the airport was closed stranding passengers for hours.
winchester and was waiting for him. police say the suspect in a stabbing at five students at a utah high school was in his first year there after being home-schooled. orem issued a letter expressing condolences. the victims are expected to survive. the suspect was subdued with a taser after he stabbed himself. those wildfires in the southeast have burned more than 80,000 acres. dozens of major fires are burning. a burned ban has been initiated in tennessee and parts of alabama, georgia, mississippi, north carolina, and kentucky. many areas are blanketed in a dangerous haze. one town in southern kentucky shut its schools today because the smoke was so heavy. for the time being, construction of the dakota
there was a new round of protests after the army corps of engineers said it needed more time to study potential environmental issues. proponents of the four-state pipeline say it will cut u.s. dependence on foreign oil. coming up on the "morning news." now, a marijuana first. denver approves a measure to allow people to use pot in some public places. and hillary clinton's old campaign plane takes on some hoop dreams. this is the "cbs morning news." and i was worried about joint damage. my doctor said joint pain from ra... can be a sign of existing joint damage... that could only get worse. he prescribed enbrel to help relieve pain and help stop further damage. enbrel may lower your ability to fight infections. serious, sometimes fatal, events including infections, tuberculosis, lymphoma, other cancers, nervous system
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denver approves marijuana in social settings. the lapd clarifies its stance on immigration. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. the "los angeles times" says the city's police will not help deport immigrants during the trump administration. the chief of the department says they will avoid federal immigration issues as it has for decade. the president-elect has vowed to crack down on undocumented immigrants. the houston chronicle reports the distribution of racist leaflets at southern methodist university and titled while white women shouldn't date black men. the school condemned the flyers and is investigating. the leaflets is for the logo of a white supremacy movement called alt-right. a west virginia mayor endorsed a slur against the first lady. a facebook post by another official in the tiny town called
the mayor added a comment saying the post made her day. "wall street journal" reports increased backing for the american civil liberties union since donald trump's victory. the aclu says it's received more than a hundred thousand online donations totaling over $8.2 million in the last week. the group says it is the biggest surge of support in its 96-year history. the hartford courant say some sandy hook families are renewing their legal fight ai they want to sue companies connected to the rifle used in the 2012 newtown massacre. a judge dismissed their case but the families are asking for an appeal in connecticut supreme court. "time" says denver is the first u.s. city to allow marijuana use in bars and restaurants. officials determined yesterday a ballot question on the issue in last week's election had passed. smoking indoors is still banned, but owners may create outdoor smoking areas. still to come, style
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well, if you're like super mario, constantly on the run, there is a new way to play his game. nintendo plans to release an app for the game that works on iphones and ipads. it will be out before christmas and cost $9.99. pretty pricey for an app! on the cbs "moneywatch" now. ivanka trump is accused of cashing in. the electric car named car of the year. more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. events on wall street led by energy stocks. the price of oil rose about 6% amid hopes opec will agree to a production cut in the coming weeks. the dow gained 54 points. the s&p picked up 16. the nasdaq added 57 points. donald trump's daughter ivanka is taking some heat for using her father to promote her
at issue is a golden diamond bracelet worth nearly $11,000. ivanka trump wore it during a "60 minutes" interview on sunday. on monday, she sent an e-mail to fashion designers promoting the bracelet. in a statement, trump's company said, quote, it's still making adjustments. the trump named is removed from three luxury apartment buildings here in new york city. about 600 residents and three rental buildings signed an online petition saying they the management company said the purpose of the change is to have the buildings assume a neutral identity that appeals to all current and future residents. twitter is introducing a mute button in an effort to combat internet harassment. twitter users will be able to mute words and phrases and even emoji. twitter is criticized for not moving fast enough to ban harassment on their site. last year twitter banned hateful
race. united airlines is introducing a new budget air fare in order to compete with discount airlines. starting in january, the airline will sell seats called basic economy. those passengers won't be able to pick their seat and they will be limited to a single carry-on bag small enough to fit under the seat. >> the car of the year is bolt. travel 240 miles on a full charge. its engine has 200 horsepower and costs about 30 grand after 7500 federal tax rebate. >> jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, jill. >> still ahead. standing still. a look at who is taking part in the viral stunt known as the mannequin challenge.
the country. a ballerina steps out to bridge the cultural gap between the u.s. and cuba. misty copeland is visiting the island for the state department. she gave an emotional talk yesterday to dance students. sacred time, so i'm so sorry for all of the stuff, because i understand what it is to take ballet class in privacy, so i'm just honored to be here. thank you so much for having me. >> cuba has more than 8,000 ballet students. copeland is the american ballet theater's first african-american principal dancer.
as michelle miller explains, they stepped out of character to try out the latest craze. >> reporter: the rules are simple -- get a group together, strike a pose. then stay still as the camera weaves through a scene frozen in time, like walking through a picture. ? >> reporter: we don't know exactly why, but it all started around halloween with these students at a jacksonville high #mannequinchallenge. then other schools joined in their classrooms, lunch rooms, and pep rallies. many are set to rap to a ray swimmer song "black beatles." one of the real beatles paul mccartney did his version tweeting, love those black
now it's just exploded. here is last weekend's garth brooks concert. and pro teams are in on the game too, like the nfl's new york giants. and the nba's cleveland cavaliers in the white house with the first lady. former presidential candidate hillary clinton and her staff paused on election day last week. and funny man kevin hart and beyonce haven't dropped the ball. these preschoolers from east video by 8 million views. who did it the best? >> me! >> me! >> reporter: okay, you come over here. and they didn't mind a little coaching to help boost those numbers. are you ready? freeze! ? >> reporter: and here at cbs, we may be all about hard news, but we are not as stiff as you think. ? >> reporter: michelle miller, cbs news, new york.
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here is another look at this morning's top stories. president-elect donald trump is denying reports of turmoil within his transition team. there are reports of infighting and two officials heading national security ha last night, mr. trump broke protocol by going to dinner without the press that follows him. paul ryan is unanimously re-elected for speaker of the house but house democrats have delayed their leadership vote as members consider the future of minority leader nancy pelosi. one of the people hired by trump is a well-known critic of climate science, he does not believe fossil fuels are warming
chip reid reports. >> a lot of it is a hoax. it's a hoax. >> reporter: president-elect donald trump has left little doubt on where he stands on the issue of climate chage. he wants a dramatic increase in the production of coal and oil which he says will create jobs and his epa transition team is led by myron ebell. a leading climate change skeptic. ebell, not a scientist, disagrees with the overwhelming majority of scientists who say the driving force behind the warming planet is the burning of fossil fuels. >> we believe the so-called global warming consensus was not based on science, but was a political consensus. >> reporter: bob deems is with the natural resources defense council. >> three feet of sea level rise and miami is gone and the everglades is under water and three feet of global sea level rise is beyond what scientists
>> reporter: mr. trump wants to cancel the paris accords. an agreement reached by 90 nations last year, including the u.s., that helps them reduce the fssil fuels. >> history may well judge it as a turning point for our planet. >> reporter: ebell who did not respond to a request for comment, wants to regulation that are intended to turn the nation away from coal and toward wind and solar moderate his views from what he said on the campaign trail? >> very much so. >> reporter: what will happen if he doesn't? >> if he doesn't, we are going to be in a world of hurt. >> reporter: chip reid, cbs news, washington. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," fox news anchor megyn kelly joins us in the studio with her new book. in our series "a more perfect union." we will meet a teenager who is getting help from his community in learning how to fulfill his
live from colorado's news channel this is cbs and more -- cbs4 morning news. >> this is the news on wednesday, november 16. i am alan glenn. >> state, a winter wind -- winter weather by -- advisory at stevens pass. beautiful image there and this is exactly what we need in our state. let's get over here and figure out if our dreams come true. >> what is that stuff? [ laughter ] >> you need a mic, ashton. >> 62 degrees in the denver