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57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york, i'm tony dokoupil in for anne-marie green. black friday shoppers are ss country. many retailers offered early black friday deals yesterday and promised more through the weekend. thanks to a booming economy, they expect americans to spend more than a trillion dollars this holiday season. laura podesta has more from new york. good morning. >> for many out there black friday deals are the new dessert after thanksgiving dinner. but if you're heading out the door this morning, you're joining the 116 million americans that the national retail federation estimates will be in search of a bargain. >> three, two, one. >> black friday started on thanksgiving thursday for these shoppers at macy's flagship city.
>> that's a new level of shoppers' paradise. >> it's a growing trend that turns the weekend into a five-day shopping holiday. >> for the entire weekend we're expecting more than with about 70% of those shopping specifically on black friday. >> many waited for hours in long lines to snag a deal. >> all that time outside in the cold was worth it. >> definitely. >> 70 inch tv for 600 bucks, you'd have to be insane to give that up. >> others hit the malls. >> i'm looking for the great deals. >> big box stores like best buy, target, and walmart are featuring deep discounts to draw customers. shoppers scrambled for tvs at this walmart in south carolina. other retailers are offering special promotions. this woman scored a $500 coupon at jc penney. >> i wasn't expecting a coupon at all, definitely not this. >> shopping together on black friday is a family tradition. r.
>> it's a chance for us to do something fun. >> they estimate shoppers will tend $1,007 this season. that's up 4.1% of last year's spending of nine hundred sixty 7 dollars. and that's music to retailers ears. sales are expected to be 5% higher than last year. and savvy shoppers know that tomorrow is small business saturday. that's the day americans are encouraged to shop local. a study from american express says 87% of people surveyed plan to take part in that effort this holiday season. tony. >> thank you very much. good news for shoppers there. >> yeah. one person is dead and two teenagers are ind shngn anlama . river chase day
galleria in hoover. police say a fight between two people, including an 18-year-old ended in a gunfire exchange outside foot action store. shooter fled but was confront and fatally shot by police. the hoover police captain said a 12-year-old female was also struck with a bullet. >> unfortunately if you get thousands and thousands of people together in any venue, occasionally you're going to have violence. and unfortunately and sadly for us it happened tonight. >> the injured 18-year-old is hospitalized in serious condition. the 12-year-old was transported to children's hospital and is believed to be conscious, alert, and talking, that's good news. the mall is closed until further notice. armed gunmen stormed the chinese consulate in pakistan this morning triggering a violent shootout. at least two police officersd, were also killed during the attack. no chinese diplomats or staff were harmed.
a separatist militant group has claimed responsibility. hours after the shooting, another incident at least 25 people were killed in an explosion at an open-air market in northwest pakistan. president trump spent thanksgiving praising military members for their sacrifices a to intensify border policies. nikole killion reports from washington. >> reporter: president trump enjoyed a traditional thanksgiving meal with friends and family from his resort in mar-a-lago thursday night. but even while celebrating thanksgiving, the president was refusing to give ground on some core issues. mr. trump began the day with phone calls to military leaders stationed overseas. >> i say to our great, great warriors, hello and happy thanksgiving. >> reporter: the president praised the officers for their service, then turned on other pics, infederal judges, trade, and immigration.
>> we find that it gets to a level where we are going to lose control or where people are going to start getting hurt, we will close entry into the country for a period of time. >> reporter: with a large caravan of migrant nearing the southern u.s. border, the president said drastic steps may be necessary to maintain security. some 6,000 troops have already been deployed to the region. >> if they have to they're going to use lethal force. i've given the okay. i hope they don't have to. >> reporter: defense secretary james mattis says they've authorized them to protect border personnel but they say the soldiers will not be used as a police force. president trump repeated his call to build a wall along the mexican border. >> the wall is just a part of the border security, probably the most important part. >> reporter: the president also hinted at a government shutdown in december if congress doesn't fund that wall. nikole killion, cbs news, washington. the house judiciary committee issued subpoenas for
former fbi director james comey and former attorney general loretta lynch to testify in a closed door interview concerning the 2016 election. the interviews would be looking into the fbi's actions in the hillary clinton e-mail probe and the investigation into the trump campaign and russia. comey tweeted that he will answer questions but, quote, will resist a closed-door thing because i've seen enough of their, he means republicans, selective leaking and distortion. comey has been told to appear before the committee december 3rd. former attorney general loretta lynch is being asked to testify december 4th. police say icy roads may have been a factor in the rollover of a charter bus carrying members of the university of washington marching band. rstate 90 yesterday near george, about 150 miles east of seattle. the bus was carrying 56 people, 25 student were treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
the cause is under investigation. to pullman in advance of today's apple cup against washington state. more heavy rain is expected for california today. bringing the threat of flash flooding in fire ravaged areas. the campfire in northern california is 95% contained after burning for more than two weeks. it scorched more than 153,000 acres, 14,000 homes have been destroyed and 84 people are dead. the woolsey fire outside los angeles is 100% contained after burning more than 96,000 acres itself. three people died and 1500 structures were destroyed in that fire. sift through wet ashes and debris, but it's making it all safer for cadaver dogs searching for human remains. >> they're not inhaling it and then the k-9, you can't put masks on them because they have
to use their nose. >> celebrity chefs organized a thanksgiving meal yesterday for thousands of people affected by the campfire. and coming up on the morning news, in-flight trouble. a passenger is arrested after allegedly going on an anti-semitic rant. and lip-sync fail. macy's is apologizing for the performance at the macy's day parade. this is the "cbs morning news." at the macy's day parade in the is the "cbs only by olay.
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there. meanwhile, macy's is apologizing for a lip syncing problem at the parade and a passenger was arrested for going on a racist rant, those are some of the headlines. rita ora is defending herself after she was criticized for lip syncing during the thanksgiving day parade in new york city. ♪ instead of going out and find trouble ♪ >> she thanked fellow performer john legend saying that we all have to lip sync on this parade because the floats don't have the capacity to handle the sound for a live performance. macy's blamed technical difficulties and said the issues were out of the artist's control. and usa today records a man went on an anti-semitic rant on
a flight to atlanta from washington. a passenger wey. >> i'm not -- what did i do wrong? >> come on. >> police said while the flight was in mid air the man yelled and asked jewish people on board to identify themselves. he also reportedly made statements about bombings to other passengers. the man was charged with obstruction and disorderly conduct. and the canadian broadcasting corporation reports on a testing kit that promises to identify e. coli contaminated lettuce before it goes on shelves. it was developed in western university in london, ontario. researchers say it can detect a protein that is unique to the potentially deadly bacteria strain. results are ready in less than 24 hours. current tests take up to about two weeks, so big improvement there.
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lined up outside retail stores across the country. diane king hall has more of what consumers can expect from this annual shopping tradition. >> wall street is back open for a half day of trading this friday after being closed for the thanksgiving holiday. meanwhile, on main street wallet hub analyzed the best deals consumers can find for black friday. walmart is knocking $100 off a six againmationration i pad. if you're in the market for a laptop you can save more than 200 bucks on an hp at staples. and for the gamers microsoft is taking about $100 off an xbox 1 s mind craft creator's bundle. that the day americans are encouraged to shop local and support small businesses. on average, 67 cents of every dollar spent at a local business
more shoppers are heading online to cross off gifts on their lists. there's an increase of 4% of shoppers on line on cyber monday. they see that millennials are driving the shift to online shopping. that's your cbs month watch report. for more head to cbsmoneywatch.com. at the new york stock exchange, i'm diane king hall. new research shows that dogs' sense of smell could become a powerful weapon against malaria. tina krause has the story from london. >> 2-year-old fraya is on the hunt and keeps sniffing until she smells her target. she's detecting malaria, a disease that infects more than 200 million people around the world every year.
>> we find that dogs are able to detect a difference between socks that have the malaria parasite and children that are malaria free. >> reporter: british researchers collected socks from west africa, some worn by children t. >> the dogs are picking it up so quickly and so easily, so if you have people carrying malaria parasites, they probably have a really big odor signal. >> reporter: though in the early stages, scientists believe dogs could be trained to smell the scent of the deadly disease on people. >> the best use of these dogs is ports of entry. airports, sea ports, or land ports. >> reporter: experts say since mosquitoes won't go away, it's critical to identify people carrying malaria to stop the disease from spreading. tina krause, cbs news. still ahead, martian visitor, a nasa spacecraft set to land on the red planet next week for a historic mission. pl
here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. a nasa spacecraft is scheduled to arrive on mars on monday. chris martinez reports. >> nearly seven months to the day, nasa's insight lander launched from california, the 800-pound spacecraft is finally reaching its destinand theto still eas ra whe going to get our fst picture. >> this woman arneteam t design insight's instruments. she said the data will reveal more about the core if it survives its seven-minute landing in one piece. >> we call it the seven minutes
of terror because at that point there's nothing we can do. >> reporter: they estimate the spacecraft will enter the atmosphere at just over 12,000 miles per hour. a supersonic parachute deploys first to slow the descent, then insides drop from its heat shields about a mile from the surface free falling until reverse thrusters put on the final brakes. if it goes well, scientists expect insight to beam back critical information for the next two years helping pave the way for a manned mission to mars. cbs news, pasadena, california. and much more on the "cbs morning news" next. >> we have one shot. if we end up being on the lower rock or something --
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our top stories this morning, black friday shoppers are already swarming stores across the country. many retailers had early black friday sales yesterday and are offering deals through the weekend. thanks to a booming economy, analysts expect americans to spend more than a trillion dollars this holiday season. and one person is dead and two teenagers were wounded after a shooting at a mall in alabama yesterday. police say a fight between two people, including an 18-year-old, ended in gunfire. the shooter fled and then was fatally shot by police. a 12-year-old female was wounded and hospitalized. millions of americans will be spending this weekend looking for shopping deals but a new survey finds many will also be shopping online when they return to work next week. kenneth craig has more. >> reporter: alex stevens has no problem admitting it. >> i definitely do my share of online shopping while i'm at work. >> reporter: he spends about 30 minutes a day surfing for
digital deals at his marketing job. are you in a desk situation where there are people who can look over your shoulder and see what you're doing? do you have to hide it? >> from time to time. it's pretty private but you'll see people walk over and you'll tab over to something else quick. >> reporter: he knows he's not alone. according to a survey by robert half technology, nearly 2/3 of professionals say they plan to shop online at work this holiday season. three out of ten people say they'll search retailers several times a week. >> doesn't everybody? >> reporter: kalee parker works in hr. >> during your lunch break here and there, really boring meetings that you have nothing else to do, come on, it's just what you do, right? >> big challenges, web sites aren't who they say they are. >> reporter: ryan is with the staffing firm that conducted the survey. he says shopping on the company's computer can create i.t. headaches for companies. >> you're want to make sure you're not going to random web sites.
to purchase off of an e-mail you might receive. >> that's why companies before that you shop during nonbusiness hours. >> can you fault them? >> no, i don't. we shouldn't. it's so easy to access it's hard to resist it. >> reporter: one thing to keep in mind as you fill your online shopping cart, one in three employers say they monitor the sites employees visit. cbs news, new york. coming up talks with entertainment tonight's nancy o'dell about making history by performing at notre dame stadium. plus, black friday shopping tips consumer reports shows us where to find the best deals. and how big retailers like walmart are using new technology to keep up with the convenience of online shopping. that's the "cbs morning news" for this friday. thanks for watching, i'm tony dokoupil. have a great day.
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