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for monday. for some the news continues. for others check back later for for others check back later for the morninggg captioning funded by cbs it's monday, november 21st, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." the next secretary of state could be a political insider. the trump transition team may be looking to rudy giuliani or mitt romney to fill the spot. we are the diverse america who are alarmed and anxious. >> that is the speech that got the president-elect fired up. the cast of "hamilton" was addressing vice president-elect mike pence who was in the audience. and he had a very different reaction. and president obama had a brief meeting that likely won't happen again.
mr. obama and russian president vladimir putin come face-to-face. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. president-elect trump is back in new york this morning where he'll continue working to fill top posts in his administration. over the weekend, he spoke to a number of potential cabinet officials, friends, and foe. hena daniels is in new york with the details. good morning, hena. >> good morning, anne-marie. >> reporter: president-elect donald trump assessed several more contenders for those posts including chris christie, rudy giuliani, and former critic mitt romney along with retired marine corps general james mattis who has emerged as the leading candidate for defense secretary. president-elect donald trump capped another day of high profile meetings in new jersey and more cabinet appointments to come. >> we have made a couple of deals but we will let you know soon. >> reporter: among republican
job-seekers who visited mr. trump on sunday was former new jersey governor chris christie. >> a very talented man. a great guy. >> reporter: the former new york mayor rudy giuliani was under consideration for secretary of state. the president-elect is also considering former rival mitt romney for the post. the two spoke for over an hour saturday. >> i would tell you that it was -- it was not only a cordial meeting, but also it was a very substantive meeting. >> reporter: many democrats remain concerned about those already offered key roles in trump's administration, including attorney general nominee jeff sessions. the alabama senator has been accused of making racially insensitive remarks in the past. >> he's going to need a very thorough vetting. many of those statements are old but they are still trouble. >> reporter: trump's chief of staff reince priebus defended sessions. >> this is an honorable, decent, good human being that we are
talking about. >> reporter: the president-elect has earned bipartisan praise for nominating mike pompeo as cia director and along with sessions, the kansas representative would need to be confirmed by the senate. trump ace transition team says former texas governor rick perry will meet with trump later today and is being considered for a cabinet post including defense, energy, and veterans affairs. >> hena daniels in new york, thank you so much, hena. vice president-elect mike pence says he wasn't offended by a message delivered to him by the cast of the hit musical "hamilton." >> we truly hope this show has aspired you to uphold our american values and to work on behalf of all of us. all of us. >> pence attended the show friday night with his daughter. the message, calling for diversity, was delivered during the curtain call. >> i heard the remarks that were made at the end and, you know, it -- you know, what i can tell you, i wasn't offended by what
was said. i will leave it to others whether it was the appropriate venue to say it. >> pence called the show a terrific presidential production. trump tweeted and asked the cast of "hamilton" apologize. coming up on "cbs this morning," "hamilton" actor brandon victor dixon who delivered the message to pence responds for the first time to mr. trump's demand for an apology. president obama is back at the white house after completing his last scheduled overseas visit as president. mr. obama returned this morning following the last stop on his trip, the asia-pacific trade summit in peru. at errol barnett reports, preident obama met with russian president vladimir putin and likely their last face-to-face meeting before mr. obama leaves office. >> reporter: it was a brief exchange between president obama and vladimir putin. according to the white house, the four-minute meeting pushed
on sovereignty and this is the first meeting of the two men since the election of donald trump who repeatedly praised putin's strengths. >> we have demonstrated what is possible when our two countries work together. >> reporter: in a formal meeting with chinese president xi jinping, mr. obama put an optimistic spin on cooperation between the two nations. the president said leaders from across the asia pacific had decided to move ahead with the transpacific partnership, a trade deal opposed by president-elect trump. throughout his three-nation tour this week, the president has had to assure other world leaders about the incoming president. >> people should take a wait and see approach in how much is policy proposals once in the white house, once he is sworn in, matches up with some of the rhetoric of his campaign. >> reporter: now the president suggested mr. trump may be willing to adjust current trade deals and that the world should give the president-elect time to develop his policies.
but privately, the white house is deeply concerned much of mr. obama's foreign policy achievements over the past eight years, could be erased. errol barnett, cbs news, lima, peru. police in san antonio, texas, are looking for a suspect in the deadly shooting of a police officer. detective benjamin marconi was sitting in his squad car yesterday morning outside of police headquarters. he was writing a ticket when another driver pulled over, alked up to marconi and shot him twice in the head. police say this man may have information regarding the murder. they are also looking for a black car in connection with the murder. police in st. louis shot and killed a suspect who ambushed one of their officers. the suspect had opened fire on police. the officer who was shot was sitting in traffic last night when a car pulled up next to him and a gunman started shooting. the officer was hit twice in the face, but is expected to survive. demonstrators protesting the dakota access pipeline clashed with police last night.
it's estimated there were about 400 demonstrators who tried to cross a bridge on a state highway. at least one protester was arrested. the pipeline is being built to carry oil from north dakota to illinois. opponents fear a leak could contaminate drinking water. a storm system has moved into the northeast bringing cold temperatures and heavy snow. the heaviest snow hit downwind from lake ontario and lake erie. in some parts of new york, it was reported 15 inches of snow. in michigan, 13 inches fell. winter storm warnings are posted in parts of new york and vermont. in california, the issue is heavy rain. flooding is a possibility in southern california. flash flood warnings have been issued for wildfire burn areas. the storm has the potential to be the largest in the area this fall. northern california is also being hit by rain. workers at chicago's o'hare airport say they will walk off the job this thanksgiving holiday. it's one of the busiest times of
the year at one of the busiest airports in the country. janitor and baggage handler and wheelchair attendants want to be paid $15 an hour. some make the minimum wage which is $8.25 an hour in illinois. the exact time of the strike has yet to be determined. coming up on the "morning news." no peaceful brooklyn. a member of the beastie boys joins a rally against hate at a playground. and thanksgiving savings. why your dinner will cost less this year. this is the "cbs morning news." s to see your numbers go up, despite your best efforts. but what if you could turn things around? what if you could... love your numbers? discover once-daily invokana®. it's the #1 prescribed sglt2 inhibitor that works to lower a1c. a pill taken just once in the morning, invokana® is used along with
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who tweeted, i watched parts of "saturday night live." it is a totally one-sided bias show, nothing funny at all. equal time for us? baldwin tweeted back, the election is over. no more equal time. wildfires in georgia flare up and a member of the beastie boys protests vandalism. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. "wall street journal" notes that beastie boy adam horovitz joined others protesting vanedism in new york city yesterday. it happened in the park that is named after horovitz's late band mate adam yauch. the "chicago tribune" reports on that teenagers are accused of murdering a 15-year-old grandson. police say the 16-year-old boy and 17-year-old boy killed javon wilson on friday during an argument over borrowed shoes. he was the grandson of representative danny davis. the "atlanta journal-constitution" reports that strong winds are whipping
up wildfires in georgia. state crews got more than six dozen reports of new fires over the weekend. crews from across the country are trying to contain a fire that has burned more than 40 square miles in northern georgia. "south coast today" reports the rescue of six crew members from a fishing boat. the 72-foot ship was about five miles from the massachusetts coast yesterday when it started to sink. the coast guard sent a cutter and helicopter to safely evacuate the crew. still ahead, holiday toy hazard. a tonka truck is pulled after a couple of claims it burst into flames in the back of their pickup. >> announcer: this portion of the "cbs morning news" is sponsored by international delight. i like it international and i expect to be delighted.
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incoming chief of staff reince priebus said mr. trump will imply with all laws and no wrongdoing. a health insurance merger starts today. the 48 billion dollar anthem/cigna deal is the larger merger in the health insurance industry to date. toys "r" us has temporarily stopped selling a tonka truck after one of the trucks burst into flames. a family in washington state was taking the truck home when they say it caught fire, all but destroying their pickup. toys "r" us says it appears to be an isolated incident and has taken the toy off its shelves while it investigates. the latest "harry potter" spin-off was the box office winner in its debut weekend. fantastic beasts and where to find them brought in an estimated 75 million in ticket sales. it's meant to kick off a five-film kickoff based on j.k. rowling's creation. "doctor strange" in second. "trolls" came in a close third.
sabja is recalling some of its products because of a possible listeria contamination. they have a best before date through january 23rd, 2017. a list of those affected are posted on their website. your thanksgiving dinner will be a little less expensive this year. the american farm bureau says the average price after thanksgiving dinner for ten people this year is $49.80. down from last week. the most significant change this year was a 30 cent drop in the price of a 16-pound turkey. >> great. now we can afford marshmallows on the sweet potato casserole. we are going all out. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, jill. still ahead, sting sends out an s.o.s. ♪ message in a bottle >> the singer gets the crowd on its feet with some of his biggest hits at last night's amas.
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forecast in some cities around the country. ♪ another lonely day no one here but me ♪ >> look at that crowd. they love it. sting sings a medley of hits and received an honorary american music award. the british rocker said his musical soul is all american. also honored last night, ariana grande, beyonce, justin bieber, and carrie underwood.
she was picked for the country's favorite album. a california company that makes a meditation app is practicing what it preaches. its workers get time during their shift to clear their heads. the story from chris martinez. >> breathe it in through the nose. >> reporter: tom freeman takes advantage of group meditations held in his office twice a day. >> 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., the team come together and do a ten minute meditation. >> reporter: he works at head space, a california company that produces a meditation app and allows its own employees to meditate any time during their shift. richard pierson and andy peticomb started the company. >> what we try to do, as much as, is give people the space and make it work and fit within their working day. >> reporter: they created areas designed for quiet reflection and relaxation, like the swing room meant to take the stress out of meetings. employees can use these meditation pods and use a tablet and headphones inside to follow a short guided meditation.
many studies show meditation can have help benefits including loring blood pressure and reducing stress and improving concentration. the bosses believe it will produce productivity at work. >> there is a shifting culture in most companies now, but people accept, unless the team is healthy and happy, there is no way an optimum breathing environment. >> reporter: freeman says it's working for him. >> sometimes people joke i must be -- out and stuff like that. >> reporter: with a growing number of businesses embracing the concept, more employees may soon find it a lot easier to clear their heads. chris martinez, cbs news, santa monica. >> pretty interesting but cannot see that happening here, though. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the star of "hamilton," brandon victor dixon. i'm anne-marie green. and this is the "cbs morning news."
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the civil rights group, the southern poverty law center, says there have been at least 700 cases of hateful harassment or intimidation since the election. carter evans has more. >> reporter: from swastikas at a baseball field and a playground, to pennsylvania high school students shouting hate messages in the hallway and a throwback to the days of segregation in a bathroom in north california. >> i can't explain to you. that i loved four years and not feel safe. >> reporter: according to new numbers from the fbi, reported hate crimes were up almost 7% in 2015, that includes a 67% jump in reported hate crimes against muslims. when the racial tension continued even after election
day, lesley stahl asked president-elect trump about it on "60 minutes." >> they are harassing latinos, muslims. >> i am so saddened to hear that and i say stop it. if it helps, i will say this -- and i'll say it right to the camera -- stop it. >> we are extremely pleased to hear those two words. we would encourage president-elect trump to continue to send that message. >> reporter: debra lader is the anti-defamation league. do you see this beginning to subside now? >> i hope so. it's such a unique period in this country's history so i don't have press is a present to say it will go down. >> reporter: it's not just crimes against minorities.prese will go down. >> reporter: it's not just crimes against minorities. four people are under arrest in chicago after this attack on a trump supporter. on friday, attorney general loretta lynch encouraged all
hate crime victims to continue to speak up. >> we need you to continue to report these incidents to local law enforcement, as well as the justice department. >> reporter: complete hate crime numbers for 2016 won't be out until next year, but based on what they have seen so far, minority community leaders expect to see another increase. carter evans, cbs news, los angeles. here is another look at this morning's top story. president-elect donald trump resumes transition meetings today at trump tower in new york city. over the weekend, he met with a number of potential cabinet candidates. at one of his golf clubs in new jersey. former rival mitt romney is being considered for secretary of state. other job seekers include former new york city mayor rudy giuliani and new jersey governor chris christie. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," more on the latest hires in the trump administration. we will speak with john heilemann, managing editor of bloomberg politics. plus, the challenges of protecting trump tower as millions of tourists visit new york city this holiday season. and extras from last night's "60 minutes" interview with bruno
michelle griego. >> and i'm kenny choi. a lot of fun out there, a lot of people showed up. >> you just pushed the red button? >> yes. >> how is everyone doing this morning. >> good, looks a little wet this weekend. a few rain drops out there along the coast so if you're waking up in half moon bay you may see left overshowers but the rest of the bay area is dry and we're staying dry for a while. rain chances do pick up later in the week. it's 430 :30 now. this a solely car crash blocking the right lane, we'll let you know when it's cleared. all green arrows so not causing