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in 90 seconds. >> i remain the most optimistic person in this town, but we've got some serious differences. >> budget talks go nowhere, as the fiscal cliff grows closer. house speaker john boehner is warning his fellow republicans not to make christmas plans. >> it's getting really stale. it's getting really old. the closer we get to christmas, it's really getting boring. >> oregon police have identified the gunman who shot up a portland area mall. >> 22-year-old jacob tyler roberts did not appear to know his victims. >> i think we all need to be very thankful that this incident wasn't much worse. >> veteran john ham mar has been in a mexican jail for taking an illegal weapon into the country. >> bring this marine home. an overnight manhunt at cal state fullerton. s.w.a.t. teams searching for two suspects who led police on a wild chase. a shocking murder plot to kill justin bieber, has just
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welcome to "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell is off. it may be the holiday season, but when it comes to lawmakers in washington, it seems no one is in a giving mood. both sides are dug in and there's little sign of progress from the talks to avoid the fiscal cliff. with just 19 days to go, republican leaders telling members of congress not to make holiday travel plans. and a new poll this morning suggests that most americans want to see a deal, but on the president's terms. the "wall street journal" nbc news poll found more than three-quarters of voters, including 61% of republicans would accept higher taxes on people making more than $250,000 a year. major garrett is at the white house. major, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, charlie and gayle. ben bernanke, the chairman of the federal reserve, said anxiety over the fiscal cliff is already hurting the u.s. economy, undermining consumer confidence and delaying job-creating business
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investment. and he said there's nothing the fed can do to prevent a recession if there's not a deal here in washington. but this morning, like so many mornings before it, has not provoked either side to come closer to a deal. days of strategic silence descended wednesday into partisan frustration over the seemingly end its stalemate. house speaker john boehner on president obama. >> his plan does not fulfill his promise to bring a balanced approach to solving this problem. it's mainly tax hikes. and his plan does not begin to solve our debt crisis. it actually increases spending. >> and here's white house spokesman jay carney's dismiss i've assessment of boehner's proposal to permanently extend all income tax rates until they're replaced next year under a redrawn tax code with fewer loopholes and deductions. >> those magic beans are just beans and that fairy dust is just dust. it is not serious. and the president will not sign an extension of the bush tax cuts for the wealthiest.
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>> reporter: the top house democrat accused republicans of delaying a tax cut for middle class americans while trying to preserve one for the wealthiest 2% of income earners. >> it's getting really stale. it's getting really old. and the closer we get to christmas, it's really getting boring. >> reporter: the white house released this photo of president obama talking tuesday to boehner. it doesn't look heated, but the conversation was. obama told boehner his bid on taxes was unacceptable and not to expect a counteroffer. >> the president and i had a deliberate call yesterday, and we spoke honestly and openly about the differences that we face. >> reporter: outside of washington, pressure for a deal intensified. jamie dimon, head of america's largest bank bias sets, jpmorgan chase, and a big wall street player, said lawmakers have to see the bigger picture. >> they know all the cards right now. you can lay them out, you can debate them all day long. everyone knows what they are. now they have got to go decide. if they go decide now, you might
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have a booming economy in a couple months. >> reporter: one part of the fiscal cliff drama is across-the-board government spending cuts. today every member of the house received a letter ordering them to impose 11% across the board cuts to their own budget. john boehner will meet with reporters in a couple of hours and president obama will do some interviews with stations across the country. >> also in washington is republican senator jim demint of south carolina. senator, good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> senator, what do you think is going to happen? >> i wish i knew. most of us here are not in the loop of what they're discussing. but i do know this, that this government doesn't need more money, this country needs less government. to take more money out of the real economy and give it to politicians and bureaucrats, no matter who you take it from, is not going to help the middle class or anyone else. the president's proposal clearly is not a plan, it's not a solution. it will fund the government for
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a few days. we all realize it's a political trophy, it's not a solution. but the president has been campaigning against these tax rates for a long time, and he will probably eventually get his tax increases one way or another. >> so if he will get them, why not get them now and compromise and avoid going off the fiscal cliff? >> well, we should have done it before the election. we should not h wrap ould not h home until the problem was solved and people could see how we had actually handled it here so they would know how to vote in the election. but i've been a businessman most of my life and i know the damage from this uncertainty has already been done. you combine that with the implementation of obamacare and those taxes, i think you're already going to see some downturn in our economy because of what's been going on here. we can't fix it christmas eve and expect it all to bounce back in january. >> but, senator, you're talking about the damage that's been
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done. you released a statement saying this is not rocket science. with that in mind, why can't we come to terms? you know, the public is viewing the republican party very negatively. are you concerned about that? >> well, i'm not so much concerned about the parties. i think both parties have failed our country. and i know what the american public has been told. the president campaigned on raising taxes and getting rid of the bush era tax cuts. and he's going to get his wish, i believe. we're going to be raising taxes not just on the top earners, everyone will pay more taxes next year in this country. i think that's what the president wants. but we've doubled the size of this government and doubled spending over the last ten years. this year tax revenues at current tax rates will probably be at historic highs. if you look at the facts, we don't need more revenue, we just need to stop the spending. the president is not going to stop spending -- >> senator --
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>> -- he's proposed more spending. so it's hard to work with someone who i think is intentionally trying to take us over this cliff. >> senator, you've announced you're going to leave the senate and go to a think tank to make the case for conservatism in america. why are you doing that? >> well, i can see conservative ideas working all over the country. a number of states are implementing conservative ideas. their economies are turning around, jobs are being created. but we have not done a good enough job of convincing americans that less government, less taxes, and a more vibrant economy is really going to work for every american. so i spent most of my life in advertising and marketing and research, and i want to go back to the battle of ideas. i just think unless we win the hearts and minds of the american people, we're not going to win elections with conservative ideas. so we've got a lot of work to do and the heritage foundation is the most prominent, preeminent conservative think tank in this country so it's a great
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opportunity to change the debate. >> senator, thank you very much. >> thank you. the federal reserve did something yesterday that it has never done before. it is linking interest rates to unemployment. in other words, interest rates will not go up unless the jobless rate goes down. rebecca jarvis is here. rebecca? >> reporter: good morning. >> go ahead. >> reporter: well, i was going to say, charlie, ultimately what they're trying to do with this is to discourage people from saving and to get them borrowing and borrowing cheaply. the federal reserve wants to stimulate the unemployment. they want to get more jobs created in this country. there aren't that many ways to do it and they have tried multiple ways. this is a new thing, a change in their policy, and they're trying with everything that they have at their disposal to get companies hiring in this country. >> so what do you think it means for consumers? what do you think it means for businesses? >> consumers are going to get cheaper loans. same for businesses. ultimately if those cheaper loans go towards buying things that create jobs, then businesses will start hiring. but if you're a saver in this
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country, you will continue to get paid nothing to keep your money in the bank. that's my design. they want you spending that money. >> why is it they are doing this now? >> they are doing this now because unemployment has been stubbornly high for some time. and we talked about this before, charlie. they have changed by design their platform. they have a dual mandate to look at unemployment as well as inflation in this country. they have taken all of their focus and put it on the unemployment picture in this country because of how stubbornly how it's remained. they're saying we're willing to let prices rise a little more than we're generally comfortable with to get more people in this country jobs. >> rebecca jarvis, thanks. software developer john mcafee has returned to the united states. the multimillionaire, as you know, was on the run for weeks in central america, wanted for questioning in the murder of a fellow american. bob orr is in washington with the latest on the story. >> reporter: good morning, gayle and charlie. software security guru john
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mcafee is in miami this morning. at the moment, he's still not charged with any crime but his legal troubles and odyssey may not be over. >> it was a very tricky negotiation getting out of guatemala. >> immediately after arriving in miami, john mcafee was caught on camera outside his south beach hotel, where he addressed the k accusations against him. >> let me be clear. i have absolutely nothing to do, absolutely nothing, with the murder in belize. >> reporter: shortly before a new message and on his website. i have no phone, no money, no contact information, he wrote. it continued. ten agents whisked me to a safe place, asked me some questions and then said where would you like to go? that post came down almost immediately and was replaced with a request to, quote, respect his privacy. hours earlier before leaving guatemala, mcafee stopped to talk with reporters. >> going to miami. going home. >> reporter: as police escorted him to the airport, where he was
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deported to the united states. >> i think my next step is to rest. i have been -- i've been running through jungles and rivers and oceans, and i think i need to rest for a while. >> reporter: mcafee spent the last week being held in guatemala, where authorities caught up with him after three weeks on the run. >> john, where are you going? >> to jail. >> reporter: mcafee, who had been traveling with reporters from is wanted for questioning by police in belize, who are investigating the murder of mcafee's neighbor, and fellow american, gregory faull. faull was found dead of a gunshot wound to the head one month ago. he and mcafee had been feud, faull complaining about mcafee's dogs and complaining that mcafee's guards trespassed on his property. but mcafee, who made millions developing anti-virus software products, has repeatedly denied any involvement in faull's killing. he claims he only ran from belize because he feared he'd be killed if he turned himself in.
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>> at that point i decided i had to do something. went undercover. i am now here and i'm going to speak out and i'm going to speak out big-time. >> reporter: now, if mcafee is ever charged with the killing, he could ultimately be sent back to belize. but sources say it's also possible that the fbi might be interested in pursuing its own case here since the murder victim in belize was an american citizen. rock music's a-list gathered here in new york for a once in a lifetime concert to benefit victims of hurricane sandy. last night's 12-12-12 concert ran so long it became the 12-13-12 concert. jeff glor is here with the highlights. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: charlie, good morning touchlt it seemed like everything about the night was big. the length of the concert, nearly six hours. the list of performers, 17. promoters are hoping the biggest number of all is the amount of money raised. >> this has got to be the largest collection of old english musicians ever in mad 17 square garden.
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>> reporter: mick jagger was right, but it wasn't just englishmen performing at last night's concert for sandy relief. the stage was full of artists and presenters who grew up in sandy's path. >> my city, new york city. ♪ put your cell phones in the air ♪ ♪ we can celebrate love >> i'm here to talk to you about seaside heights. >> long island. >> i was born in brooklyn. >> staten island. >> the good part, not the wootang part. >> we're just too mean to lay down and die. ♪ >> reporter: an epic lineup for an historic show. ♪ only the good die young >> reporter: available to two billion viewers. the 12-12-12 concert was the most widely distributed live music event ever, bringing in $32 million before the show even started. >> the prayer for all our struggling brothers and sisters
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in new york and all along new jersey. >> reporter: it began, appropriately, with the boss. springsteen was joined by fellow new jersey native jon bon jovi. ♪ we were born to run >> i can't believe that bruce springsteen is my opening act. >> reporter: and after billy crystal kicked off the first of many pleas for sandy relief, pearl jam front man eddie vedder joined roger waters. ♪ there is no pain >> eddie was absolutely amazing. in fact i think i actually started singing to kiss him, which was weird. >> reporter: as the night continued, so did the surprise collaborations. >> i finally understood that i was in the middle of a nirvana reunion. ♪ that's me in the corner ♪ that's me in the spotlight
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>> reporter: most of it was serious, although there were moments of humor. >> this may be the greatest hannukah show ever. >> i know you really wanted one direction, but it's way past their bedtime. so that's why you get -- >> reporter: the who changed the lyrics of "teenage wasteland" to "sandy wasteland." and adam sandler sang his own unique version of this benefit concert standard. ♪ hallelujah, hallelujah, sandy, screw ya, screw ya ♪ ♪ we'll get through ya, because we're new yorkers ♪ >> reporter: from start to finish, the 12-12-12 concert lasted five hours and 50 minutes, a night and a lineup
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that might only be possible in one place. >> what an evening. >> good songs. >> you were there. >> i was there, yes. >> your best moment? >> well, there was such -- with 17 performers, it's almost impossible to name. i think the big thing to keep in mind is while the people up on stage have the resources to build, a lot of the people watching at home don't. and so i think that's maybe the number one takeaway when we think about this concert last night or moving forward. >> charlie, it started with bruce springsteen joined by jon bon jovi and just went up from there. but to me some of the most touching moments were the tru tributes to the first responders and the people who suffered in hurricane sandy. stephen colbert said it best. it's like brotherhood and
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humanity. >> and the kanye leather outfit. >> kanye west was the producer's favorite moment of the show. go figure. it is time to show you some of this morning's headlines from around the globe. the "san jose mercury news" says iphones that don't have google maps can now get it thanks to a new app. the new iphone 5 only comes with apple maps which is notorious for its mistakes. apple's ceo tim cook has apologized for the flaws. the new york post reports on a gang of women called the bad barbies. they were discovered during a crackdown of hispanic gangs. the gang is involved in murder, robbery and other serious offenses. the leader faces charges that could bring the death penalty. >> usa today looks at a survey of the first galaxy that formed after the big bang. the earliest galaxies formed slowly, more than 13 billion years ago after the beginning of the universe. the hubble space telescope found the olde
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folks around the bay area today we have some passing clouds outside and chilly temperatures out the door. overlooking san jose right now, the clouds have rolled in a bit but we'll squeeze in some sunshine and dry conditions in the afternoon. temperatures running in the 30s and 40s even freezing in santa rosa right now. by the afternoon, highs will be cool in the 50s. a chance of rain returns as early as tomorrow. more storms as we head into the latter part of the weekend. ouncer: this this national weather report sponsored by big lots. if you want big savings, then
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good morning. if you are headed out to 101 a traffic alert southbound right at holly. two lanes are blocked until further notice. backups on san mateo bridge, northbound 101 seeing delays away from the san mateo bridge north along 101. and 880 slow. lawrence? >> all right. a little cold out there, as well. the chilly temperatures showing up outside. our mount vaca cam, looking good, the sun coming up just a
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♪ take a look at this video. no, this is not from washington, d.c. and the fiscal cliff negotiations. this is members of the ukraine parliament. they're fighting again for the second day in a row. supporters and opponents of the president squared off in the chamber. tensions having running high since the close election back in october. we'll come back to "cbs this morning." there's something about men in suits, fighting. either funny or either
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unbecoming. can't decide which. >> maybe that's what we need. >> i think so. >> we now know the name of the man who opened fire tuesday in an oregon mall. police say 22-year-old jake roberts stole the rifle he used to kill two people and himself. but they don't yet understand why he did it. don black stone -- john blackst at the clackamas town center. >> reporter: with two dead and up with more seriously wounded there's a realization it could have been much worse. the gunman came loaded with enough ammunition for a slaughter. but why he did it remains a mystery to his friends. on his facebook page, roberts can be seen smiling and happy and that's the man shawn stone has known for a year and a half. he was shocked when he learned roberts was the shooter. >> i could not believe. my feet and i'm getting a little choked up. looking for some comfort in
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whatever the truth might be. >> reporter: stone says he and roberts sometimes went shooting together. one photo shows roberts with a handgun. >> this is what we did when we were targeting shooting. >> reporter: but roberts' targets at the mall were the thousands getting ready for the holiday. roberts entered through macy's and headed for the food court. it was there he first opened fire with a semiautomatic ar-15 rifle, killing cindy yuille and steve forsyth. then he moved to the service stairwell and his gun jammed but got it working again. on the lower floor of the mall turned the gun on himself. 22 minutes after the shooting started, officers found him dead. they also found a third victim, a bullet had ripped into the chest of 15-year-old kristina shevchenko. trauma surgeons saved her life. and there may have been more deaths and injuries here, but mall workers and law enforcement had recently drilled for an event just like this at this
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mall. the mall went into lockdown very quickly. thousands of shoppers were taken to a safe place out of the line of fire of the shooter and that may have helped save lives here. charlie and gayle? >> john blackstone, thank you. now this has many people concerned for the safety of a u.s. veteran. john palmetto survived the wars of afghanistan and now he's locked up in mexico for an honest mistake. he was arrested for carrying an antique shotgun over the border. >> we need to get him out before this is too late. >> reporter: for the parents of john hammer, the past four months have been a living nightmare. >> it's just absolutely paralyzing. >> reporter: in august, their son, a former marine, set out with a friend for a road trip to costa rica. it was supposed to be a surfing adventure. a healing get away for hammer who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder. but he never made it.
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crossing from texas into mexico, his parents say u.s. customs cleared his gun. a family heirloom used for hunting. >> customs waved the gun, gave him paperwork to fill out and he took that paperwork across to the mexican side. declared the gun and was immediately arrested. >> reporter: he was brought here to a notoriously dangerous prison near the border. some say it's run by a drug cartel. there, it's alleged he was chained to a bed. >> we started receiving calls from members of the cartel that were saying, you know, we have your son and we're going to kill him. and then they put him on the phone, so i realized they really did. >> reporter: after getting nowhere with mexico's legal system, the florida family decided to take their battle public. more than 9,000 supporters have
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signed an online petition. >> bring this marine home. >> reporter: now capitol hill has taken up his cause. >> it's just a terrible situation all around. this is a marine hero. a guy who's worn our nation's uniform, been deployed many times and this is the way he gets treated? >> reporter: his congresswoman is urging the state department to step up. >> what about our own state department and homeland security? why aren't they advocating for his immediate release? >> reporter: the state department says officials are in regular contact with hammer and he's been moved from the general prison population. in a statement, a spokesman for the mexican embassy stressed the possession of any weapon, restricted for the use of the army in mexico, is a federal crime. and must be automatically prosecuted. hammer's mom last spoke with her son on friday. >> i said, you mean, i really think that something is going to happen and, you know, he said, mom, you have been telling me that since august. you know, i don't have a response because it's true. i can't make him any promises at
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this point. >> reporter: hammer's due in court late next month. if convicted he faces up to 12 years in prison. anna werner, dallas. >> so sad and scary. he did all the right things and he still got into big trouble. >> yeah. makes you wonder about what the motive is. >> yes. i think about his mom saying, i'm trying, and the son saying you keep saying that. but people are working on it. that's good news. the oil well that caused a problem in the gulf of mexico has been plugged but could it be leaking again? we'll look at the growing concerns in the gulf coming up next on "cbs this morning." ♪
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wreckager wells. bp confirmed oil was seeping from the containment dome that capped the original leak in 2010 and the company plugged the new leak using a remote underwater vehicle. but the sheens have continued to surface. some reported by a nonprofit environmental group. what's your concern what could be happening and what the potential harm is? >> my concern is that substantial amounts of coil stuld be leaking from the wreckage. >> reporter: congressman ed markey helped lead the investigation back in 2010. last month bp pleaded guilty to lying to congress about how much oil was really pouring into the water. >> back in 2010 i said that bp was either lying or incompetent. it turns out they were doing both, and this is the same crime scene. >> reporter: neither bp or the coast guard would agree to interviews. in a statement bp said the wells
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until 1-1-21. >> wow. 48 million americans a year get sick from eating contaminated food. this year you'll recall a cantaloupe outbreak. another 42 people in 20 states got salmonella from an organic peanut butter. >> the test could might harder to track the source of the contamination. with us now is dr. thomas frieden. he's director of the centers for disease control in atlanta. doctor, good morning. >> good morning. >> what's the difference between the new test and the old test? >> really, the new test is both good news and bad news. it will be quicker for doctors and patients. it will identify potentially even more org natianismorganism could lose what allows the track of the spread of germs or that
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what one person has is linked to what another person has and because of that, it may allow us really -- it may prevent us from identifies outbreaks and stopping them early. >> so is that really in advance? >> well, as i say, it's both good news and bad news. it's better in the short term for an individual doctor, but it's going to create new challenges, and we're working with the companies and with the food and drug administration to try and make sure we don't lose that critical information that would allow us to identify outbreaks early and stop them. >> does the cdc have a position on all of this? >> well, what we'd like to do is as new technologies like this are introduced, we don't have unintended negative consequences. at cdc we work 24/7 to protect people from threats and to do that we need good information. some of that comes from old-fashioned tests from growing
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with y adlines. >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald good morning, everyone. it's 7:56. i'm michelle griego with your cbs 5 news headlines. a san francisco police sergeant is under investigation over a video he posted online. the video was shot inside a car speeding through the broadway tunnel. on facebook, the sergeant said he was in the car and that everyone was drunk. he now says the comment was a joke. and the so-called king tides are expected to peak today. more than 7-foot waves are
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expected near the golden gate bridge,even larger tides rolling into the north bay and peninsula around 11 a.m. and lawrence will have more on that coming up in weather, plus a look at the morning commute right after the break. ,,,,,,,,
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metering lights are still on at the bay bridge toll plaza backed up ou to the maze. an accident on 880 at the fremont truck scales slow-and- go at the scene. north 880 accident stalled vehicle still slow-and-go through oakland,. >> it is freezing around parts of the bay area right now. some very cold temperatures if you head out. likely to see widespread frost. over san francisco now you have mostly clear skies. a couple of passing clouds and we are going to see some cold
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temperatures, 32 and freezing in santa rosa, 38 in concord and 48 in san francisco. this afternoon, only in the 50s. a lot of sunshine. tomorrow rain clouds making a return with a chance of showers. more rain over the weekend. ,, ,,,,,,
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good morning to you. it's 8:00. welcome back to "cbs this morning." it's a big, big day in hollywood. we'll show you the winners and losers in this year's golden globe nominations and who in the world would want to hurt justin bieber. we'll have the story of an alleged murder plot against the a pop star. here's today's "eye opener". >> the chairman of the federal
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reserve said the idea of the fiscal cliff is undermining the economy. both sides have firmly dug in. there's little side of progress to avoid the fiscal cliff. >> the president's proposal clearly is not a plan. it's a political trophy, not a solution. >> software guru john mcafee is in miami at the moment. at the moment he is not charged with any crimes but his legal troubles and odyssey may not be over. >> rock list's "a" list gathered here. >> everything about the night was big. the length of the concert nearly six hours. the list of performers, 17. >> started with bruce springstein joined by john bon jovi and went up from there. >> as tragic as the shooting was, there's a realization it could have been much worse. >> new oil slicks in the gulf of mexico. could bp's deep water horizon be leaking again. >> back in 2010 i said bp was either lying or incompetent. well, it turns out they were both.
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>> britain's independent says the stone age people in northern europe were making cheese 7,000 years ago. >> yes, it was found in a 7-eleven eye opener. >> eye opener at 8:00 is brought to you by the aarp. i'm charlie rose with gayle king. norah o'donnell is off. talks to avoid the fiscal cliff are off. they talked twice this week and boehner says they still have serious differences. major garrett is at the white house. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie and gayle. the knives are coming out in the fiscal cliff process. i don't mean the political ones. today i've learned house members, republican and democrat, received a letter ordering 11% across the board spending cuts in their own office budget to comply with the government line across the board spending cuts if there is no fiscal cliff deal. dealing with those cuts might force some action. that's going to be necessary. the stalemate right now is genuine.
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president obama wants republicans to commit publicly to raising income tax rates on the top 2% of households. republicans want the president to commit to spending cuts. then they'll talk about raising taxes next year in the context of tax reform but neither side trusts each other's motives or willingness to cut a deal. that lack of trust as well as a lack of shared history of cutting deals is what's blocking progress and preventing a compromise. charlie and gayle. major garrett, thanks. this morning in london the coroner's office entered the prognosis of the nurse who was part of the prank. >> charlie daggett is outside of the coroner's court. what can you tell us? >> reporter: well, good morning to you, gayle. british police confirmed this morning that the bodies of jacintha saldanha was found hanging from a scarf. the mother of two was discovered by a colleague and a security guard early friday morning.
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police said they also discovered injuries to her wrists although at this point they're not going into any more detail or elaborating on that. they found three notes, two close to her body. at this point they will not elaborate on the content of those notes. right now they're checking through e-mails and texts and phone calls to and from her family members. jacintha saldanha died just a few days after she fell for a prank phone call from a couple of australian dejas posing as the queen in order to find out information about kathryn, the duchess of cambridge who was being treated at the hospital for acute morning sickness. investigators say they will be interviewing staff at that radio station in australia as part of their investigation. at this point they are not releasing any of the toxicology reports. that will take a few days. we won't get a complete picture about the autopsy or the investigation until a full hearing in march. charlie and gayle. >> thank you, charlie. if you're looking for a better job, you might want to apply to the career site glass
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doors says facebook is the number one company to work for in the world, even if you're at the bottom of the ladder. take a look at this. facebook pays its interns an average salary of $67,000 a year. youza. that's $25,000 a year more than they make. if you're an intern here you get college credit and all the fruit you can eat. we are very generous at cbs. >> a lot of viewers might like this next story. television commercials cannot be excessively loud. thanks to the c.a.l.m. act. that means no more reaching for the remote to turn down the volume when commercials come on. >> good. a bizarre murder for hire talk targeting pop star justin bieber. sounds moore like a made for tv movie. 41-year-old mark state was arrested last month along with his nephew.
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sources tell kqre that the men planned to strangle bieber and his body guard with a paisley tie at the show in new york last month and the suspects were allegedly going to castrate them both. one of the men was arrested with pruning shears. authorities say the plan was hatched by a convicted murderer already in prison. he tipped off the authorities himself. people in indiana love basketball but many of them hate the score from a girl's high school basketball game this week. the team from arlington high played bloomington. they won 107-2. let me say that again. 107-2. the bloomington coach is being accused of running up the score. he says he encouraged his team to keep shooting because if he didn't, it would have been more embarrassing to arlington. arlington had already lost 23 straight games averaging just 17 points a game. >> not nice. not in fort wane kentucky. here's a basket brawl for you
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the country is gripped by the prospect that i will be appointed to replace jim demint in the u.s. senate and i am already raking in the endorsements. for instance, when asked about my appointment with destiny, senator john mccain recently said, quote, he would be a very valued member in that he seems to know everything about us so he wouldn't have any trouble fitting in. yes, i'd fit right into the
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senate. i love any job that has recess. advances in genetic testing allow parents to find out children's risk factors for disease, but should they? this week "time magazine's" cover story looks at the pros and cons. jeff kluger is the senior editor. >> welcome. >> thank you. >> what is the reason that parents should have genetic testing for their kids? >> well, genetic testing, this piece was written by bonnie rockman, one of our terrific reporters who got deeply into this. the fact is we are now at the point at which we can intervene at the very beginning of these disease processes. we can learn sometimes decades before a disease may express itself if somebody has a predisposition to it. the problem is information can sometimes be excess information if you don't have anything that you can do with that information. we can test reliably for 2500
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different diseases, but there are treatments for only 500 of them. >> so is it worth doing the testing? >> well, it's worth doing the testing if there are either cures or early interventions. if, for example, you find out your child has a predisposition to macular degeneration, he or she may never develop the disease, but there's no harm in making sure they wear sunglasses when they go out. similarly, a predisposition to alzheimer's, we know that concussion-related injuries can exacerbate alzheimer's. so maybe no pop warner football for your 7-year-old boy. >> who can get the test, how much does it cost, and how do you do it? >> well, there are a number of ways to do it. when the genome was first sequenced back in 2003 it cost $2.7 billion to do it. none of us are going to do that. >> super computer. >> super computer. whole genome sequencing is down to $7500 per person. >> not exactly affordable. >> exactly. but we do also have commercial
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tests, 23 and me, for $99 can test for 200 different traits. the problem is as we were saying before we went on some of those traits are whether you have dry or wet ear wax. well, you can use a q-tip for that. >> i know children, not people, who do not want to know if, in fact, there are certain diseases that they have a genetic predisposition to. >> right. >> like alts. >> like alzheimer's. the reason is, with a lot of these diseases there are either no interventions or minimal interventions. it is true. if you knew that you had a predisposition to huntington's, say, or als, there is nothing you can do about that except die in as little discomfort as possible. do you want that shadow happening over you until you're 50 and the disease finally hits or wouldn't you rather live a full, happy life and then at 50 learn its truth? >> on the break going to you we took a shot of you and two
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children. i'm assuming they're yours. >> they are both my daughters, yes. >> if they're not, what's the story with that. >> exactly. >> is genetic testing something you think is a good idea? what are you saying? >> i think it's a good idea when we are equipped to do it well. i -- my children haven't been genetically tested and i wouldn't do it. >> you would not? >> i would not do it because it would cause more worry. that worry does more things. it affects your quality of life and it can cause you to subject yourself or your kids to expensive and often painful medical tests that won't yield anything. >> what are the challenges for doctors? >> the biggest one is the ethical one. what you tell. two of the stories bonnie came up with in this piece was on the one hand doctors who determined that a little girl had a high risk of a -- an incure rabl neurogenetic disease that would hit at age 40. they chose not to tell the parents because they believe that this would inhibit their ability to get insurance.
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on the other hand, there was another child who had a risk of very early onset colon polyps which can become malignant as early as age 7. in this case you dotel them because there's something you can do. >> what are doctors required to tell? >> that's a gray area they're required fundamentally to abide by the hippocratic oath, do no harm. will this help or will this hurt? various professional groups are now implementing guidelines, both the obstetrician's group and the american pediatric association say for the time being no genetic testing for kids. >> have you been tested? >> i have not been tested, no. i already know my ear wax status. >> and how is it? >> it's just fine. >> no, but this is the thing, when you think about genetic testing for many people it poses emotional dilemmas, ethical dilemmas. i often wonder is it a case of too much information. is it a good thing?
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>> that is not always a good thing. we see this with medical students. they call it the merck manual syndrome. they begin to read the merck manual, they think they have every disease in the world. that's why a lot of us are warned to stay off the internet. don't start reading about them. >> got it. if you ever thought you were [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy.
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police sergeant is under investigation over a video e posted onlin hi, everyone. 8:25er time. i'm frank mallicoat. get you caught up with some bay area headlines now. a san francisco police sergeant is under investigation over a video he posted online. the sergeant is now backing away from online comments about speeding through the broadway tunnel at 100 miles an hour in a lamborghini while drunk. >> a federal judge stopped short of a federal takeover of the police department but is
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ordering an outside compliance director to oversee the oakland police department reform efforts. the king tides are expected to peak today more than 7-foot waves expected near the golden gate bridge. it should be quite the sight. even larger tides are going to roll into the north bay and the peninsula around 11 a.m. got your traffic and weather coming up right after the break. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,
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live conditions at the san mateo bridge, it's not too bad.
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traffic moving okay both directions. about a 17-minute ride between 880 and 101. jumping over to the matches we have a couple of accidents on the maps. northbound 880 at 237, rots of a wreck blocking lanes. it's busy anyway around that area. west 237 slow making the connector between 880 and 101. south 880 at fremont truck scales that wreck is cleared out of lanes. the damage is done. slow 880 off the northbound 880, brake lights towards the maze. if you are heading to sfo, give yourself some extra time. peninsula traffic busy north 101 to sfo. here's lawrence. >> at least it's dry but very cold to start out your day. widespread frost showing up in some of the valleys. we're looking at cold air visiting from the gulf of alaska overhead right now. temperatures running down to the freezing mark right know in santa rosa, it's 41 in san jose. 38 in concord and 36 degrees in livermore. i think we'll see plenty of sunshine into the afternoon. just a couple of passing clouds. the temperatures will stay
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very cool though. expect those highs only into the 50s. now, the next couple of days we have another storm system approaching the coastline bringing clouds maybe a few showers tomorrow. those will be light. think a better storm late on saturday into sunday, more rain next week. ,,,,,,,,
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♪ ♪ i knew you were trouble when you walked in ♪ welcome to "cbs this morning" and happy birthday to you, taylor swift. the multiie grammy winner is 23 today. airline fees have been bugging passengers for years, and now hotels are playing to that game as well. >> the federal trade commission recently sent a letter warning hotel operators about hidden fees. cbs news travel editor peter greenberg is here. welcome. >> yeah, it's the nickel-and-dime game all over again. it's called drip pricing,
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another way of looking at nickel-and-diming. you check into a hotel, what do they ask you for? you know what the room rate is. they ask for a swipe of the credit card, then you go to your room, and then of course, you go to check out. what's on the bill they don't disclose? just about everything. take a look at this bill a friend of mine shared with me from a hilton hotel. they check out. they know what the room rate is, but now look, a mandatory tip for a bellman, $5, energy surcharge $12, a resort fee of almost $16. so, all of a sudden, $30 to $40 more than they bargained for, and it was never disclosed. >> even though you may have already tipped the bellman, peter. >> exactly. then ask if the bellman even gets that mandatory tip -- >> does the bellman get that mandatory tip? >> no, i asked. >> so, what does the federal trade commission do about this? >> well, they sent a letter to 22 hotels, which they have not named, and this is what they said in the letter -- "we believe that online hotel
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reservation sites should include in the quoted total price any unavoidable and mandatory fees, such as resort fees, that consumers will be charged to stay at the hotel." in the case of the ftc, they're basically focusing on the website. it's more than just the website. i called seven hotels yesterday and asked them to quote me the room rate. everybody did. not one of them quoted any of those other fees that they would have then added on when you're walking out of the hotel. >> and if you had them about it, what would they have said? >> well, if you ask about it and they disclose it and then you agree to it, then you're stuck with it. >> why aren't they naming the hotels? >> the reason, according to the ftc, is they want to give these guys a chance to comply before the ftc takes further action. the ftc has never made a statement on this yet, they've never taken a position. this is the first time they've done it. they're basically saying, okay, guys, we're aware of it, we know you're doing it, we're letting you know we know you're doing it, so get your act together. >> what would a peter greenberg do? >> well, the first thing you have to do is understand that the game here is, most people when they check out of a
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hotel -- [ laughter ] what are you laughing about? >> because some people who shall remain anonymous, chris lick said peter greenberg would not be paying for the room. >> okay. >> it's a good question. so, what -- because people save and save to go on vacation and then they get there, and what do they do? >> most people when they're leaving the hotel are late for something, they're racing around the hotel and don't look at their bill. they don't look at their bill. >> yes, guilty. >> plus remember, you're giving them your credit card when you get checked in, so your assumption is they're billing the credit card and you get home and see what it is. so the night before you check out, go to the front desk and ask for a copy of your bill the night before you check out. that's when you dispute the charges. >> what if you want to say before you check in, i'm not paying extra fees and don't put it on my bill? >> if you say that before you check in, then the choice for the hotel is to say don't come. but the key here is disclosure and transparency. if they don't disclose, you have a right to basically dispute the bill. if they do disclose and you give them the credit card, you're stuck with it.
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>> do you find most times if you dispute the bill, the consumer wins? i have done tourism assessment. i didn't notice it until i got home because i'm always rushing, always late. if i would have challenged it, do you think it would have been taken off? >> yes. in fact, most hotels will do that because they want to keep you coming back. >> what are the words i need to say? >> hi, i'm gayle king. no, no, but actually -- >> what are the words? >> hi, i'm gayle king. >> the thing is, look, you didn't disclose this, this is not fair. under the federal credit laws, you have a right to dispute any charge to which you weren't disclosed for a service you didn't receive. you called it a tourism assessment fee -- >> that's what they called it. >> forget that. how about this, they call it a hospitality fee. hospitable. >> i want to get to one thing before you go. because you are known and because you know these things, are you treated like a high roller in vegas when you walk in? >> is this another chris lit question? >> no, of course it isn't. i don't take chris litt
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questions, by the way! [ laughter ] >> good one. look, the bottom line is, sometimes they know you at the desk and sometimes they don't, and i love it better when they don't know you, because then you're treated just like everyone else. >> of all things to ask charlie rose, that's not a good one. peter greenberg, thank you. >> that's $50. >> i got it. we're about to show you this >> i got it. we're about to show you this year's golden globe nominations,
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♪ the golden globe nominations always a big event. they are seen as predicting the academy award nominations every year. a short time ago, the hollywood foreign press association revealed the list of nominees in movies and television for the 70th annual golden globe awards. the trophies will be handed out next month, so we asked ken tucker, editor at large for "entertainment weekly," what he expected to see as the
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nominations were announced. >> i think among movies, "lincoln" and "the master" and 30" are locks for the nomination. >> "the master"? >> that was -- >> that was tough for me. >> you and a lot of people. and i think "argo" as well, ben affleck's movie has a good shot of many nominations. and in tv, it's going to be kind of exciting because you have people like bryan cranston and jon hamm, and we found out just before we went on the air they announced some of the nominations, and the host of the show this year, amy poehler and tina fey, are both nominated all right. >> yay. >> so that's really nice. >> this is tina fey's last season on "30 rock." >> that's right. and i think they're great choices as host as well. i think after a couple golden globe ceremonies with ricky gervais doing his aren't we naughty boys -- >> sorry we have to cut you off because we have to live to
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beverly hills for the announcement of the nomination. >> welcome to the nominations announcement for the 70th annual golden globe awards presented by the hollywood foreign press association. with us this morning are megan f fox, ed holmes and jessica alba. megan, please get us started. >> all right. our first category will be best performance by an actor in a television series drama. steve beau shemie, "boardwalk empire," bryan cranston, "breaking bad," jeff daniels, "the newsroom," jon hamm, "mad men," damien lewis, "homeland." best performance by an actor in a motion picture comedy or musical. jack black, "bernie," bradley cooper, "silver linings
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playbook," hugh jackman, "les miserables," ewen mcgregor, "salmon fishing >> naomi watts, "the impossib impossible," rachel weisz, "the deep blue sea." >> i'm a little embarrassed, i'm still in my pajamas.
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early. all right, best performance by an actor in a miniseries or a motion picture made for television. kevin costner, "hatfields and mccoys," benedict cumberbatch, "sherlo "sherlock: masterpiece," woody haralson, "game change," toby jones, "the girl," clive owens, "hemingway and gelhorn." best television series drama, "breaking bad amc," boardwalk empire," hbo, "downtown abbey season two," pbs, "homeland," showtime, "the newsroom," hbo. best performance by an actress in a supporting role in a motion picture. amy adams, "the master," sally field, "lincoln," anne hathaway, "les miserables," helen hunt, "the sessions," nicole kidman,
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"the paper boy." best performance by an actress in a motion picture comedy or musical, emily blunt "salmon fishing in the yemen," judi dench "the best exotic marigold hotel," jennifer lawrence, "silver linings playbook," maggie smith, "quartet," meryl streep, "hope springs." best motion picture comedy or musical. "the best exotic marigold hotel," "les miserables" -- that's the correct pronunciation -- "moonrise king c," "salmon fishing in the yemen" and "silver linings play book." that's my boy.
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>> best performance by an actress in a miniseries or motion picture made for television. nicole kidman, "hemingway and gelhorn," jessica lange, "american horror story asylum," sienna miller, "the girl," julianne moore, "game change," sigourney weaver, "political animal." best performance by an actor in a motion picture drama. daniel day-lewis, "lincoln," richard gere, "arbitrage," john hawks, "the session," joaquin phoenix, "the master," denzel washington, "slice." best director motion picture, ben affleck, "argo," kathryn bigelow, "zero dark thirty," ang lee, "life of pi," steven spielberg, "lincoln," quintin tarantino, "django unchained."
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best motion picture drama, "argo," "django unchained," "life of pi," "lincoln," "zero dark thirty." >> congratulations to all our nominees and to all the producers of this year's movies and television. >> so, ken, surprised? >> well, i was certainly wrong about "the master," but on the other hand, "lincoln" and "zero dark thirty" got a lot of nominations. it's a very good year for maggie smith, who got nominated both in the tv category for "down in abbey aid and for the movie category for "the quartet." so great for her. >> and snubs? >> snubs? i thought "beast of the southern wild" might have gotten a nomination. >> a lot of people liked that. >> i thought "flight" would have gotten more nominations with denzel washington, but "django
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unchained" -- >> quintin tarantino. >> got a lot of nominations. >> but jaimo fox, the lead character, was not is that considered -- he is django. >> yeah. it could be considered snubbed, but when you look at the nominations of daniel day-lewis, joaquin phoenix, john hawkes, richard gere, it's a very impressive list. i think that just looking at tv, jeff daniels, to get a nomination for "the newsroom" in its first season is a very, very good thing, and bryan cranston, jon hamm, damien lewis, that's a real murderers row of actors in television. >> no surprise in that category, too, is it, on any of those? >> no. >> is anyone likely to walk away with the nomination? for example, "lincoln" and daniel day-lewis as best actor. >> i think, yes. i think that hollywood loves, especially the hollywood foreign press, loves that kind of great, sweeping, historical movie. and when you combine the fact that it's tony kushner supplying
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the script and it's spielberg. it's really an extraordinary achievement internationally. it's one of those movies -- you'd think "lincoln's" an american movie, but it's an international phenomenon. >> best actress in a motion picture? >> i think that seeing rachel weisz in "deep blue sea," a movie not many people saw, that was a great surprise. jessica chastane in "zero dark thirty" was someone everybody really expected to see nominated. and helen mirren in "hitchcock," a movie that didn't get particularly good reviews, but boy, what a perfect performance she gave in that. >> is it a pleasant surprise to see "salmon fishing in the yemen"? that was a good movie, but it didn't do well at the box office, but a very sweet movie. >> yes, well, this is -- >> it got a lot of nominations. >> yeah, this is where the hollywood foreign press in dividing movies into drama and musical comedy works in the favor of smaller movies, because there are more movies that can be nominated.
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so, it's a much more diverse list than you'll see in the oscar nominations. >> were you surprised by ang lee? >> not at all. i think "life of pi," i expected actually to get a best picture nomination, and i think he got a lot of praise for that movie. i think it's a difficult movie in terms of having to film that visually and translate a best-selling book in that way, so i think ang lee deserves that nomination. >> which of these movies is harvey weinstein's movie? >> well, you know, he's going to be pushing for "lincoln," for sure. >> sure. >> and you know, i just think that it's going to be -- it's going to come down to a lot of "zero dark thirty"/"lincoln" kind of contest in a lot of ways. >> if that happens, will they cancel each other out in some cases? >> in some cases -- >> it might slide through, like. >> it could be "argo" could sneak through, but i think in general, those are going to be the two big titans, ones you see going head to head in this. >> what do you give ben affleck's chances? "lincoln" leads and then "argo."
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i'm happy for ben affleck being nominated for best actor. >> i think it had the disadvantage of opening earlier in the year. "lincoln" is fresher in people's minds. >> "les mis," tom hooper was the academy award winner last time. >> yeah. >> did not get nominated and he took some real risk here. >> yes. "les mis," as ed helms kept saying. >> yes. >> had a very good showing, and i think that's really a movie people are going to see during the christmas season, it's going to pick up a lot of momentum, so i think it could win quite a few awards, again -- >> but not best director. >> but not best director, no. but in terms of the golden globes, that doesn't necessarily track if you're looking ahead to the oscars. he could very well be nominated for director in that category. >> how much effect do the golden globes have on future nominations? by future, i mean oscar nominations. >> well, the golden globes -- oscar nominations will come out
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before the golden globes winners are announced. >> that's different. isn't that different this year? >> that's right. everything's sort of pushed forward, this locomotive train towards the awards season. everything builds towards the oscars, so i think the oscar committee tries to distance themselves and say, you know, we're not influenced by that, but of course they are. so, when they see all these nominations for "lincoln" and "zero dark thirty," they're going to respond to that. >> a lot of good choices. thank you, ken tucker. >> thank you. >> we'll be right back. you're watching "cbs this morning." >> thank you. >> we'll be right back. you're watching "cbs this morning." ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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you're watching "cbs this ♪ well, there it is. eddy vedder. everybody is says that was one of the great moments. >> i'm telling you there was a grown man behind me who said,
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oh, my god, i can't believe what i'm seeing. >> i feel so awful this morning. i had around engagement i had to go to. could i have gotten there at 10:30? >> yes. >> how stupid am i? >> i don't want to say that because you did. no, you would have loved it. >> that does it for us.,,,,,,,,,
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t of a good morning. 8:55 on your thursday. i'm frank mallicoat. get you caught up with some bay area headlines now. a federal judge stopped short of a federal takeover of the oakland police department. but he is ordering an outside compliance director to oversee the department's reform efforts. and the so-called king tides are expected to peak today. more than 7-foot waves are expected near the golden gate bridge. even larger tides will roll into the north bay and
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peninsula around 11 a.m. how about some hoops? the warriors didn't let the defending champs stop their road winning streak. under the bucket, last second game winning bucket by green. warriors are hot, winning 97- 95. they are 5-0 on their current road trip. very chilly around the bay area. freezing temperatures to start out the day, a lot of frost in the valleys. all that cold air visiting from the gulf of alaska. beautiful out toward the beach right now. at least it looks clear but bundle up heading out. it's going to stay cool. that air continues to plummet in from the gulf of alaska and keeping those temperatures way down. it will stay dry today, but these numbers by the afternoon only into the 50s so very cool outside. next couple of days the clouds roll back in. a chance of showers on the way for friday. a better chance of rain over the weekend. we're going to check your "timesaver traffic" coming up next. ,,,,,,
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paul, look out for an accident blocking lanes. slow anyway in both directions. south 280 sluggish as you head into daly city. 101 both directions along the peninsula towards sfo slow-and- go. and 880/237, still clearing an accident, expect delays around milpitas. have a great day. captions by: caption colorado for over 60,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa toy drive.
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