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captioning funded by cbs it's friday, december 2nd, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." where at least i know i'm free ? victory lap. president-elect donald trump kicks off his thank you tour with a fiery speech, promising to put america's interests first. and returning home. today, people who escaped the tennessee wildfires will be allowed to go back to their neighborhoods to see what is left. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news
i'm anne-marie green. well, the first day of president-elect donald trump's thank you tour can be best described as what is new is old. during last night's speech in ohio, mr. trump reverted to his rough and tumb campaign style, mocking opponents and the press, while taunting protesters. and in a forum at harvard university, mr. trump's campaign staff went at it with representatives of hillary clinton. roxana saberi is here in new york. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. mr. trump announced a top cabinet pick in ohio last night and he fired up the crowd with remarks sounding much like he did on the campaign trail. president-elect donald trump kicked off his thank you tour in ohio last night emphasizing his victory over hillary clinton. >> we won in a landslide. that was a landslide. >> reporter: and mocking what he called the press for
they said, oh, wow, no way for hillary clinton to become president. donald trump is the president of the united states. >> reporter: tensions from the bitter 2016 election boiled over during a panel discussion at harvard yesterday, as top aides from both camps went head-to-head. >> i would rather lose than win the way you guys did. >> do you think i ran a campaign where white supremists had a platform? you look me in the face and tell >> it did. >> how about hillary clinton? she doesn't connect with people. >> reporter: in cincinnati, the crowd was mostly silent, as mr. trump addressed lingering divisions. >> we will come together. we have no choice. and it's better. >> reporter: but became fired up when he unveiled another cabinet pick, retired general james mattis. >> we are going to appoint mad dog mattis as our secretary of defense.
political islam is a major security issue facing the country. he is expected to face a tough challenge in getting senate confirmation since he retired only three years ago, not seven, as the law requires. mr. trump also warned yesterday companies are not going to leave the u.s. any more without what he referred to as consequences. he says companies leaving will be taxed very heavily at the u.s. border. he was speaking at an indiana factory where he says he helped the carrier air-conditioning company prevent hundreds of jobs from moving to mexico. >> roxana saberi, thank you. in order to get carrier to keep those jobs in indiana, the state offered $7 million in tax incentives. a bill that will be footed by indiana taxpayers. vice president-elect mike pence told scott pelley the trump administration is ready to use a carrot or a stick to keep jobs in this country. >> the president-elect made it very clear that when companies
out of this country and in hopes to build products and ship them back into the united states, that we are going to have the kind of trade deals that have consequences for enterprises like that. we are going to have the kind of trade that puts american jobs and american workers first. >> when mr. trump talks about consequences, are we talking about punitive taxes? >> i think -- i think everything is really on the table as we negotiate trade deals going forward, as we renegotiate the north american free trade agreement. i think what the american people can anticipate, that the trump administration is going to roll our sleeves up and we are going to drive a hard bargain. >> despite the deal, carrier is still moving 1,300 jobs to a plant in mexico. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will talk to donald trump's senior transition adviser kellyanne conway about yesterday's contentious forum with members of the clinton campaign staff. tennessee officials now say
by devastating wildfires. at least 700 buildings damaged or destroyed. the search of those missing is expected to be completed today. the fire has burned over 1,500 square miles, most in the great smoky mountains national park. residents in gatlinburg are expected to be allowed back in town to see what happened to their homes and businesses later today. it's unclear why former nfl running back joe mcknight was shot and killed in new oea yesterday, but police have the man responsible. mcknight was killed yesterday afternoon while standing outside his car. police say he was shot by ronald gasser who stayed at the scene and surrendered to police. one witness says mcknight and gasser were arguing. >> him and joe mcknight met up. they started arguing. you heard gunfire. three shots. >> the suspect was just standing there with the gun waiting, standing there with the gun until the police came and they asked him to put the gun down.
armed and they found no weapon in his car. mcknight played four seasons in the nfl and spent this year in the canadian football league. ov.u.n. says the number of people fleeing the besieged city of aleppo has topped rather at 400,000. more than 225,000 are trapped in the city that is pounded by russian and syrian forces. debora patta reports from aleppo. >> reporter: thousands of civilians who fled rebel-held aleppo, it must have felt like even the weather deserted them. huddling under blankets for warmth, they sleep cheek-to-cheek in make-shift shelters. for many, this is their first meal in days. the united nations estimates that 200,000 are still inside eastern aleppo trapped between the syrian army and rebel fighters. the relentless shelling continues.
evacuation of the sick and injured, and the delivery of food and medicine. but the syrian government has answered with silence. russia talks about opening humanitarian corridors but, so far, that's all it is -- talk. the government's five-month siege has left food and medical supplies dangerously low. hospitals have been blown to pieces. as the rebel territory shrinks under the advance of the syrian military, desperate civilians make one last run for safety. omar spent six hours trying to escape. my son and i had no choice but to leave, she said. even if we have to walk all the way. as miserable as it is for those who made it out to safety, it's far worse for those who stayed behind. we can tell you since we arrived in aleppo, the sound of shelling has not let up. debora patta, cbs news, aleppo. vice president joe biden is
he met with colombian president santos last night after colombia wrapped up four years of peace negotiations with farc, colombia's biggest leftist rebel group. the deal end 50 years of war that left 200,000 people dead. bolivia suspended license of the airline that owned the plane that crashed in colombia earlier this week. the plane went down after it apparently ran out of fuel. 71 people were killed, including most members of a brazilian soccer team. >> a o say they planto join the protests against the dakota access oil pipeline. hundreds have been protesting the four-state pipeline in north dakota. the veterans say they plan to arrive at the main protest camp site on sunday. the north dakota veterans coordinating counsel has asked them to stay away because it will create more tension and burden law enforcement. coming up on the "morning news." astronaut rescue.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. >> 5-4-3-2-1! hey! merry christmas, everybody. >> president obama flips the switch to light the national christmas tree for the last time. the blue colorado spruce is steps from the white house. president coolidge started the tradition in 1923. on the cbs "moneywatch" now. carnival cruises pays a record fine for polluting. and self-tying sneakers become a reality, just in time for the holidays. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more.
investors are watching today's employment report. analysts expect that employers added another 174,000 jobs last month, leaving the unemployment rate at 4.9%. yesterday, tech stocks plunged but big gains in banking and oil stocks and that pulled the dow to another record high. the dow gained 68 points, the s&p dropped 7, the nasdaq lost 72 points. u.s. auto sales surged. november sales up 3.7% thanks in part to steep discounts. year, of course, the industry has a chance to match or exceed last year's sales of more than 17 million vehicles. starbucks chairman howard schultz is stepping down as ceo. he joined starbucks morethan 30 years ago and transformed the coffee chain into a global brand. schultz will become executive chairman in april, focusing on innovation and social impact activitis. starbucks new chief executive will be kevin johnson. he was named president and chief
carnival princess cruise lines will pay a $40 million fine for ocean polluting. the penalty is the largest ever of its kind. carnival pleaded guilty to seven federal pollution charges. one case involved a ship that diverted oily waste into the water. and if you're interested in buying nike's self-tying sneakers, you have to go to their app. a pair of the hyperadapt sneakers will set you back about $720. the marketing move is nike's effort to move away from retailers and nike wants to double its direct sales to consumers to 16 billion by 2020. the sneakers are available at nike's store in new york city. >> what i'm going to say for $720 it better tie itself up and run around the block a few times. >> you could get a delorean for
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. lebron james promised cleveland its first pro championship in more than half a century and he did it by leading the cavaliers on an unprecedented comeback so it's pretty hard to deny he is the sports person of the year. it's the second time he has won the honor from "sports illustrated." a comeback after different
tiger woods played his first competitive round in 466 days. he slumped after a strong start and finished 1 over par. the 40-year-old woods has been plagued by injuries after dominating the sport for 15 years. and tourists are now seeing a wonder of the world in a whole new light. michelle miller shows us how colorful new bulbs are enhancing niagara falls. >> reporter: by day, the view is majestic. water cascading nearly 200 feet between the u.s. and canada. but at night, it's illuminated. a dazzling rainbow of colors. the canadian side light up the american falls for nearly half a mile away. thanks to a 4 million dollar renovation, they will be even brighter. >> it's a new era in niagara falls history. >> reporter: mark thomas is chairman of the niagara falls illumination board. >> we are illuminating all of the dark spots so you can see the whole rim of the falls and the whole curtain of the falls and we are going to add a whole host of colors that you couldn't
>> reporter: i mean, aren't lights just life? >> yeah, except when you put lights on these falls, they dazzle. >> reporter: the illumination of the falls started in 1860 so celebrate the prince of wales visit to canada. by 1925, the light show became a nightly spectacle. the lights, themselves, were even an attraction. today, some 20 million people are drawn to them. >> yes, they are going to be bright. >> reporter: ed helped with the new 1,400 l.e.d. lighting makeover and boosting the colors up to 14 times brighter. are they also more energy efficient? >> absolutely. up to 85% energy savings as we do the colors. >> reporter: when the lights came on, visitors on the canadian side got the full view. how big of a difference is it? >> oh, i love the blue. the blue is beautiful, the color. >> reporter: it's hard to beat natural beauty, but nothing wrong with adding a little color. michelle miller, cbs news, on
well, the oldest known survivor of the attack on pearl harbor will return to hawaii this weekend to commemorate its 75th anniversary. at 104 years old, this may be his last trip back. danielle nottingham reports. >> reporter: as the first bombs fell on the "uss arizona" in pearl hab harbor, then seaman ray chavez had just finished a shift sweeping for mines. he ran over to help. >> our ships were smoking. black smoke because japanese had torpedoed and bombed. >> reporter: more than 2,400 americans died that day.
survivor of the attack. the veteran didn't talk about what he witnessed until 50 years later. >> because i still -- all of the men that were lost and all of the ships that were sunk. >> reporter: today, chavez has not lost his fighting spirit. three years ago, at 101 years old, he started coming to this gym. >> very good, ray. >> reporter: chavez weighed just 93 pounds, and after six months of working out with his trainer shawn thompson, he gained 20 pound of muscle. and turns me around. and, oh, my gosh, it's great. >> reporter: chavez's determination inspired the gym and local rotary club to raise $13,000 to send chavez, his daughter, and thompson to hawaii to attend the pearl harbor 75th anniversary ceremonies on wednesday. >> i'm very proud to serve and help. and quite a few people have told
may be his last trip back and he only has one request -- to go to a laou. the death toll from the wildfires in tennessee stand at 11. more than 700 homes or buildings have been damaged or destroyed. and the search for those listed as missing is expected to be completed today. president-elect donald trump kicked off his thank you tour last night in cincinnati, but his first mabl appearance since the election sounded like one of his campaign rallies. the mocked the press and he taunted protesters. mr. trump announced he'll name retired general james mattis as his nominee for secretary of defense. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," reaction to president-elect trump's deal to save hundreds of jobs at carrier. we will see how not everyone is happy. plus more of scott pelley's interview with house speaker paul ryan. and we take you to las vegas