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in new york city, i'm tony dokoupil. ♪ it's tuesday, december 27th. 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." political dustup. president obama says he could have won a third term. to that, president-elect says no way. mall chaos, fights and fireworks, and people running for safety had forced the evacuation of several malls around the country. oh, that ain't good. >> thousands of travelers are still trying to make it home after a winter storm shut down after a winter storm shut down roads and cancelled flights.
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captioning funded by cbs good good morning, from the cbs 57 newsroom at cbs headquarters in new york. good to be with you. i'm meg oliver in for anne-marie green. this morning, there's a new bone of contention between president obama and president-elect donald trump. mr. obama said had he run again against mr. trump, he would have won. not so, says the president-elect suggesting mr. obama's record would have prevented him from winning. roxana saberi is here. in new york with more. roxana, good morning. good morning, meg. president-elect trump said he could have won again. mr. trump took to twitter to disagree. this follows a series of rare public confrontations between the outgoing and incoming administrations. >> reporter: in a hypothetical presidential race, president-elect donald trump says there's no way he would lose to president obama, citing
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jobs, isis and obamacare as the reasons on twitter. the comment came in response to a podcast interview the president gave to a former senior adviser suggesting the contrary. >> i'm confident that if i had run again and articulated it, i think i could have mobilized the majority of the american people to rally behind it. >> reporter: mr. trump has been at odds with the sitting president in recent weeks for weighing in on foreign policy issues before officially taking office. >> abstention. >> reporter: yesterday, he blasted the united nations as, quote, a club for people to have a good time, days after the u.s. voted to condemn the israel settlement. trump has also signaled a break with decades of longstanding u.s. policy on nuclear weapons, tweeting last week that the u.s. needs to strengthen and expand its nuclear capability. 20 days before his inauguration, mr. trump seriously defended his
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charitable foundation in a series of tweets, saying he maintained the foundation never used donations for salaries or other expenses and that 100% was given to charity. mr. trump's foundation has been under investigation in the state of new york citing that the foundation may have been used for his personal benefit. over the weekend, the president-elect announced he'll be shutting down his organization. the new york attorney general's office says he can't do that until the investigation is complete. meg. >> roxana saberi here in new york. thank you. coming up on "cbs this morning," we'll talk about the u.s. resolution demanding an end of israeli settlements with ian bremmer. president of eurasia group and global political risk company. post holiday shoppers at a number of malls had to take cover after a string of fights broke out last night. fights and disturbances from reported malls from long island, new york, to texas. at some, there were false reports of gunfire. a fight among about ten teens broke out at a mall in manchester, connecticut.
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there were several arrests, but the scene was the same at a mall outside of cleveland that seemed to have been organized on social media. seven people were injured during a fight at a mall on long island. today, a significant storm will impact the pacific northwest, including heavy snow and strong winds. but folks in the northern plains to the great lakes are trying to recover from a holiday storm that disrupted travel. wendy gillette reports. >> reporter: dangerous weather conditions shut down the airport in minot, north dakota at least le early tuesday. piles of snow, blinding winds also closed expressways there both north and south dakota for several hours. some were covered in ice. motorists were warned to stay off the roads. shovellers in bismarck uncovered difficulty, while snowblowers got a hardy workout. >> i think i've done more this year than since i've owned a snowblower.
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and i've hand-shoveled about ten tons of snow. >> reporter: in minneapolis, gusty winds some as high as 66 miles an hour affected takeoff at landing. >> super bumpy, we got a little motion sickness. >> reporter: chicago's midway airport led the nation in flight delays. forecasters say the storm will also bring freezing rain and snow to new england. it's a different story in lansing, michigan, where it's downright warm. the state capital broke a 125-year-old temperature record monday. wendy gillette, for cbs news, new york. overseas, one of the flight recorders from the russian jet that crashed into the black sea was recovered this morning. it was found about a mile from shore. the site located a beacon of a modern version. it may help identify the cause of the crash. all 92 people on board are believed dead after the jet crashed shortly after taking off sunday from the russian city of sochi. this morning, russia grounded all bu-154 jets until the reason
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for the crash is determined. in hawaii later today, japanese prime minister shindo abe will become the first japanese prime minister to visit the u.s.s. memorial in pearl harbor. he will join president obama at the historic arizona memorial. abe will not apologize for the attack. the visit comes six months after mr. obama became the first sitting american president to visit hiroshima, site of the first u.s. atomic bombing. five inmates who broke out of a jail in eastern tennessee have been captured. a sixth remains on the run. david frasier had been in custody for aggravated robbery and possession of a weapon. he is considered dangerous. the six broke out of jail early christmas morning by removing a toilet from a wall and going through the hole behind it. apparently leaking water had
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rusted the bolt keeping the toilet in place. this year may go down as one of the worst years for drunk driving deaths. an average 28 people a day have been killed in dui accidents. kris van cleave talked to a woman who understands all too well the pain a drunk driver can cause. >> it must be a moment you think about all the time. >> constantly. >> reporter: christine alexander knows the pain a drunk drier can cause because she was one. when you got in the car that night, did you know how intoxicated you were? >> no. >> reporter: did you think you shouldn't be driving? >> i didn't think i was that intoxicated. i thought i was fine to drive. >> reporter: that night in 2004, she had a blood alcohol level twice the legal limit. driving home from the bar she crashed into her boyfriend richard hale's motorcycle. he died. she went to jail.
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in 2016, 10,265 people died in alcohol-impaired crashes. an increase of nearly 300 from the year before. 2016 could be even deadlier. >> if you're drinking, don't drive. >> reporter: national highway traffic administrator. >> we have seen increases we have not seen in 15 years, it's tragic. >> reporter: why do you think? >> that's what we're still trying to figure out. >> reporter: nhtsa is hoping its technology will reduce the number of drunk driving deaths. it uses sensors to determine a driver's blood alcohol level. if it's too high, the car won't start. for christine alexander, it's too late. >> every waking moment you relive it, you can't take it back. >> reporter: virginia is planning to start testing the drunk driving prevention technology next year. the system can be offered as an optional feature in new cars by 2020. kris van cleave, cbs news, washington. coming up on the "morning news" colombia crash investigation.
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new information points to pilot error in the crash of a plane carrying a brazilian soccer team. and thousands of people attend a girl's birthday party after an invitation goes viral. this is the "cbs morning news."
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of a brazilian soccer team. colombian officials say the plane had no fuel and the engine shut down. the pilot failed to notify air traffic control before it was too late. the plane was flying nearly 1,000 pounds overweight and higher than the recommended altitude. the "los angeles times" reports on the death of pioneering astrophysicist vera rub rubin. she's best known for uncovering evidence of dark matter in the 1970s. she's credited for groundwork for the theory. rubin was 83 years old. "the philadelphia inquirer" reports a racially charged tweet by a drexel university professor. in a christmas eve post professor george ciccariello maher wrote all i want for chris is a white genocide. maher who is white said it was not meant literally.
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bbc news said cheetahs are heading towards extinction. new reports estimate there are 7100 left in the wild. the world's fastest animals are in trouble partly because they increasingly come into contact with humans. hunters are also killing their prey. and the miami herald says thousands showed up for a mexican girl's 15th birthday party. rubi ibarra's father posted a facebook video earlier this month saying everyone was invited to the bash in la jolla, mexico. take a look at that. the post went viral and many people took it literally. people from across mexico made the trip. happy birthday. still to come -- social media breach. sony is targeted again by hackers. this time spreading false information about a pop star.
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drop this season. ill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. happy holidays. good morning, jill. >> happy holidays. good morning, meg. it's likely to be a week of light trading this week for the holidays. the dow is still flirting with the 20,000 mark for the week. the dow gained 87 points the s&p finished 5 points higher, the nasdaq gained 24. holiday spending is expected to exceed $1 trillion this season. that's a 4% increase from last year, according to forbes. the expected increase among american shoppers is about 8% more than last year. about 76% of shoppers use mobile devices for shopping. iran is paying half price for the 80 passenger jet from boeing. boeing says the plane is worth $18.6 million but because of the options on the contract, iran will pay about $8 billion for the plane. the 80 jet purchase said the
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single largest contract with the u.s. company since the 1989 revolution. one of sony's twitter accounts has been attacked. someone falsely tweeted that britney spears is dead. but her manager says the 35-year-old pop star sa live and well. back in 2016 sony was hacked for what was believed to be the interview with a plot to kill north korea's leader. the wnba is offering a security app for its players to play overseas in the off-season. about 60 wnba players play for teams russia, turkey, china and other countries during the off-season as a way to supplement their wnba salaries. the app will allow players to communicate directly with league security officials if they feel threatened or in danger. and starbucks is launching three new drinks this new year. they're called the tuxedo collection. the tuxedo mocha, the tuxedo chocolate and the tuxedo frappuccino have a swirl of dark
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and white chocolate. they're offered now through january 1st. stylish way to ring in the new year. meg. >> jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. straight ahead, solid gold salute. we'll check out the olympic gymnast who is being voted female athlete of the year. so if there's something better than warfarin, i'll go for that too. eliquis. eliquis reduced the risk of stroke better than warfarin, plus had less major bleeding than warfarin. eliquis had both. don't stop taking eliquis unless your doctor tells you to, as stopping increases your risk of having a stroke. eliquis can cause serious and in rare cases fatal bleeding. don't take eliquis if you have an artificial heart valve or abnormal bleeding. while taking eliquis, you may bruise more easily... and it may take longer than usual for any bleeding to stop. seek immediate medical care for sudden signs of bleeding,
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. ♪ ♪ we are the champions we are the champions ♪ gymnast simone biles has a new honor to add to her accomplishments. she's been named the associated press female athlete of the year. biles got four gold medals and a
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bronze at last summer's rio olympics. the ap's male athlete of the year will be announced today. the dallas cowboys have stole the playoff momentum of the detroit lions. dallas crushed the lions 42-21. dez bryant scored two touchdowns and scored his first career touchdown pass. the cowboys are vying for first place with the green bay packers in the nfc north. hundreds of workers are working this morning to prepare for the historic rose parade in california. the event has taken place more than a year for more than a century. it will move through pasadena next monday. volunteers are prepared to work around the clock to get 44 floats done. >> on the 31st, if we're not done, we'll go through the entire night until the 1st. >> reporter: you don't sleep, just get it done. >> we just get it done. >> dedication. part of the preparation involves slicing and drying out fruit
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which will be used as decoration on the float. the rose bowl college football game will follow that parade. and a sailor smashes a world record. thomas coville was greeted with cheers monday at a french port. the frenchman completed a solo nonstop sailing trip around the world in 49 days, 3 hour, 7 minutes and 38 seconds. he beat the previous sailor by more than eight days. congrats. coming after your local news on "cbs this morning," kennedy center honoree john henley. i'm meg oliver. this is the "cbs morning news." incredible bladder protection in a pad this thin, i didn't...
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here's another look at this morning's top stories. president-elect donald trump says there's no way he would lose to president obama if they ran against each other. president obama had said in an interview, if he had run for a third term, he would have won. mr. trump also blasted the administration and u.n. after the security council passed a resolution condemning the israeli settlement. in the past the u.s. vetoed that measure. there was a string of fights in malls. in a mall outside of cleveland police disbursed a large crowd with pepper spray. police say it was mobilized on social media. there were also disturbances at malls in new york, memphis, texas and colorado. there were a number of arrests but no serious injuries.
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well, if you ever want to vent your anger in a safe way, there are businesses that can help you with that. don champion checked out a so-called anger room in dallas. >> reporter: have you ever been so angry, you just wanted to smash something. at the dallas warehouse people can. it's called the anger room. morgan churchill came here with her little sister looking to relieve a little stress from school. >> you know, you don't get to break stuff every day. >> reporter: for $45, they suit up in safety gear, pick their weapons and then get 15 minutes to smash anything they want. from a tv to a mannequin. a desk and lots of dishes. >> it's just a way to release the anger. >> reporter: donna alexander created the anger room in 2008 in her garage.
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>> i started to get a line at my door about a month later, saying is this the place to break stuff? >> reporter: with more and more people looking for relief, she from people unsettled at work, to the newly divorced to even a frustrated reporter. >> people hate their bosses or hate their co-workers. >> reporter: this isn't the only place cashing in on anger. similar businesses have popped up in canada and houston. alexander is looking to expand to las vegas next year. and eventually new york. >> it's amazing. it's a really amazing feeling. >> reporter: making this business a smashing success. don champion, cbs news, dallas. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the miracle rescue of a family stranded near the grand canyon. and a mom who hiked 36 hours to get help.
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plus, why winter may be the best time to visit canyonlands and arches in utah, as we continue our celebration of america's national parks. and a look at the little-known side of george michael's philanthropic work. that's the "cbs morning news" for this tuesday. i'm meg oliver. have a great day. ay.
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i'm kenny choi. medina. michelle hey, thanks for waking up with us as we take a live look at sfo this morning. the busy holiday travel season is almost over. but, um, no delays right now but we'll keep you post throughout the morning.
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good morning, it's tuesday, december 27. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm maria medina. michelle is off and roqui is back. >> it was so nice to be home. it was a good christmas. >> you had to work on california, my dad and my brother had practice on christmas -- >> you had to work on christmas? >> my dad and brother had practice on christmas but it was a good christmas. >> we have temperatures cooling off again this morning as we take a beautiful view of sfo. 33 degrees in santa rosa. 31 in livermore. below freezing in in livermore. san francisco 43 degrees. i'mrain coming up. i'll tell you when coming up. the bay bridge

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