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8 news now good day, the valley's thanks for joining us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm brian loftus ((kirsten joyce)) >> and i'm kirsten joyce. the cuban people will pay their respects this week to the late fidel castro, the country's former leader who ruled the island natn ((brian loftus)) >> today is day one of the nine days of mourning after he died friday night scott mclean is live in havana with the latest details. ((scott mclean)) >> former cuban dictator fidel castro died this weekend after battling illness for years -- and cuba is in mourning. tyrant, dictator, revolutionary -- fidel's castro was many things to many people.
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the weekend, leaving his country, at least officially, in mourning. castro hadn't held power since 2008, when sickness forced him to transfer power to his brother, raul but his passing undoubtedly marks the end of an important chapter in cuban history and leaves many cubans wondering what might change without the man who led the nation's revolution. gilda balladares, emigrated from cuba at age 11: he was a symbol, and now symbol is gone. many cuban exiles in miami cheered fidel castro's death -- so many whose families were they hope it leads to a brighter future on the island. gilda balladares, emigrated from cuba at age 11: we are celebrating the future freedom of cuba because we believe after this moment, many things are going to change in cuba. but in havana, no one is celebrating. yo soy fidel. on saturday students at the university of havana, where castro once studied, chanted, "i am fidel" to honor of his death. student: he was not only an
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entire world. castro was cremated on saturday. mourners will have a chance to view his ashes for two days before they are taken east, to santiago de cuba where his funeral and burial will take place. ((scott mclean)) >> shools and government offices are closed today. castro was cremated saturday, and his ashes will be interred sunday in santiago, the city where he launched the 1959 revolution. mclean./// ((kirsten joyce)) thank you scott and cbs this morning's anchor charlie rose will be live in cuba... with a special report on the 9 days of mourning in cuba... right here on channel 8 at seven a-m. ((brian loftus)) >> castro's death has also sparked more interest in traveling to cuba. last year the u-s re-established diplomatic relations. but it's still hard to book a flight to cuba. you still need to fall into one of the twelve categories
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educational research, or traveling to compete as an athlete. before your trip, you'll need to sign an affidavit that you qualify for one of those categories. you'll also need a visa and travel insurance. at least four u-s airlines already fly to cuba, with five more joining them in the coming weeks. a round trip from new york's j-f-k airport in january can be purchased for a little over two-hundred dollars./// sherry how's the weather today? let's take a look at the roads with demetria
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let's take a look at the roads with demetria
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spaghetti bowl right now and no major crashes in the valley slowing you down. ht now and no if you're heading to the airport, 215 is clear. tonight, a part of the south beltway will be shutting down. we'll talk about that up next. back to you!///
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today is the brother of black friday....known cyber monday and 8 new now wants to make sure you are shopping safe. we sat down with axiom cyber solutions... a las vegas based cyber security company. one of the biggest things they stress is to never give out your social security number. also--while some sites give you the option to store your credit card data... it's safer to skip that option and checkout as a guest if it's a one time purchase.
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certain website, check the reviews. (( >> "you can do site review check out if the site your on is a valid site a lot of people will tell you whether not through their own experience )) ((brian loftus)) >> another big safety tip is to use your credit card for all online purchases--not your debit card--that way-- if the information is stolen, they can't empby your bank account../// ((kirsten joyce)) and while you're out shopping... we encourage you to buy an extra gift for someone in need. 8 news now is partnering with to collect toys and gift cards for the casa foundation. the dealership wants to fill up as many of the fiats as they can. you can stop by to make a donation till november 30-th./// ((brian loftus)) donald trump lashing out after the clinton campaign joins jill stein's election recount effort. ((kirsten joyce)) >> coming up on good day... see why he's saying he lost the popular vote during this year's election./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten joyce, sherri swensk and
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this is 8 news now good day)) ((brian loftus)) the election drama is still not over. president elect donald trump says he doesn't believe hillary clinton won the popular vote. ((kirsten joyce)) >> he's also blasting the
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recount effort hena daniels has the latest from new york. president elect donald trump is slamming election recount efforts as a scam... and says voter fraud kept him from winning the popular vote... tweeting: "in addition to winning the electoral college in a landslide, i won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally." wisconsin state election over a possible timeline for a recount of the state's presidential election --- where donald trump won by a narrow 27 thousand votes. the president-elect's incoming chief of staff is calling the effort ridiculous: the group of people that were nervous about mr. trump are not conceding are conducting recounts in states we won over 68 thousand votes. americans know this is a waste of time and money.
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tower to fill key cabinet roles. meanwhile, his transition team's debate over mitt romney assuming the role of secretary of state, spilled onto the sunday morning talk shows. (kellyanne conway/former trump spokeswoman/) people feel betrayed to think that governor romney, who went out of his way to question the character and the intellect and the integrity of donald trump now our president elect, would be given the most significant cabinet post of all, secretary of state. former new york ty a front runner for the position. hena daniels, cbs news ((kirsten joyce)) over the weekend hillary clinton's campaign joined the wisconsin recount effort started by green party candidate jill stein... making this the first presidential recount in wisconsin state history stein is also pushing for recounts in pennsylvania and michigan./// ((brian loftus)) meanwhile... the secret service is considering renting an entire floor to use as a headquarters while protecting the first family 24-7.
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january-- melania and their 10-year-old son will continue to live at trump tower. a separate law enforcement official says the number of n-y-p-d officer protecting trump tower could grow to 300 at a cost of about one million dollars a day./// ((kirsten joyce)) north dakota pipeline protesters standing their ground despite a major snow storm that's on the way. ((brian loftus)) >> coming upon good day... what the army corps has decided to do with the protesters who will not leave their campground./// you're watching 8 news now good day. a snowstorm set to hit
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winter for campers against the dakota access pipeline. they are not moving despite army corps friday decision to evict them from their campground. some are native north dakotans saying they're prepared for the worst. cynthia hill reports.
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in september. dakota kidder is from fort yates and says they'll be there despite the cold. (dakota kidder, fort yates, nd) "purchased yurts that's kind of like a tepee and of course the heavy duty tents to prepare for winter. us as people we're north dakotans - our campers our people here i'm sure are strong enough to weather through." a small action or protest was lead by the women of the camp to walk up toward the barrier on 1806 lined with law enforcement. pipeline construction is protected by officers. doesn't mean much to protesters because of government treaties with native tribes aging back to the 1800s. (joye braun, indigenous environmental network) "it's pretty presumptuous for the army corps of engineers to assume that they can evict us off of our own land." in a statement sent saturday the cheyenne river sioux chairman mentioned a 1940s government project called pick-sloane where over
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dam. they say despite the army corps call for self-removal, they're not going anywhere - staying put rain or snow. i'm looking forward to the snow i'm looking forward to the good ol' north dakota blizzard./// sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk)) ((sherry swensk))
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and the cold air is here. last week it was the sierra mountains experienced heavy snowfall and yesterday...a dusting of snow for the thanksgiving day weekend. and this snow could help the ski resort open on their new target date of decemebr 9th. let's take a look at the roads with demetria
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tonight, eastbound 215 is ((demetria obilor)) tonight, eastbound 215 is scheduled to shut down and warm springs. the closures will last from 9pm to 5am. use alternates. back to you!/// ((brian loftus))
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with "monday mornings with the mayors." this morning we'll hear from las vegas's mayor carolyn goodman. you can submit your questions on las vegas now dot com... and then tune in on monday during the 6am newscast.. to see if your question was answered./// ((kirsten joyce)) shoppers took no prisoners on black friday. ((brian loftus)) >> coming up on good day....we see how one nike store in seattle was left in ruins./// you're watching 8 news now good day.
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used his artistic skills to relive the world series nearly a month after the cubs big win. chef gerald madero unveiled a gingerbread replica of wrigley field. it weighs more than 400 pounds and and it's all edible-- except for the players who are made out of legos. the seats are made out of crackers. and the windows are made of gelatin. madero says it took him and his chef's more than 70 hours to build the wrigley replica./// ((brian loftus)) a powerball lottery player in tennessee will be a millionaire.....on ce he claims his ticket. a single ticket matched all six powerball numbers drawn saturday night. the ticket, worth nearly 421-million dollars, was sold in lafayette. the winner has not come forward yet. according to lottery rules, he or she has 180-days to claim the prize. in the meantime, lottery officials are advising the
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keep it in a secure location. ((kirsten joyce)) check out this black friday apocalypse! this is from a nike outlet store in seattle. the aftermath after the black friday pillaging has has hundreds or thousands of views. larry downer, who shot the video , went to the store to try to score a pair of shoes for his son and this is what he walked into. he even posted that he thought it was actually an earthquake at first!/// we'll be right back........///
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attention holiday shoppers you have a second chance to get more gifts if you missed out on black friday... because today is cyber monday. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus...a chilly change of seasons has arrived... here in the valley. sherry has today's extra cool forecast. ((brian loftus)) >> and... cuba begins their nine days of mourning after the death of former leader d 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((brian loftus)) cubans are observing 9 days of mourning following the death of former dictator fidel castro. in miami where many exiles fled when castro came to powermany are celebrating and looking forward to better times in cuba. ((kirsten joyce)) >> massive crowds are

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