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>> ♪ captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is friday, december 23rd, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." breaking news. the manhunt for the chief suspect in the berlin terror attack end in a deadly shoot-out. italian police in milan kils amis am ri. >> people clog parenairports an highways. >> where to find hope this christmas. charlie rose presents a holiday classic "'twas the night before christmas." we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. italian police confirming they have killed the suspect in that berlin truck attack.
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>> a shoot-out in italy with the berlin attack suspect. >> during a routine search in milan, he took out a gun and shot police and was shot back. >> media reporting that hijackers have landed a plane on malta and threatening to throw blo it up. >> major problems could be ahead for the millions of people traveling today. >> the busy day isn't expected until tomorrow. >> he is putting the world on notice he will do what he thinks he needs to do to keep us safe and secure. >> donald trump and vladimir putin calling for the nuclear capabilities. >> another armed raise? >> victory over "laleppo. >> a free flight brouhaha involving ivanka trump and her family. >> she received a tongue lashing from a professor. >> ed you're roiuining our couny
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and now our flight. >> a boy dangles from a ski lift in utah. minutes later he was skewed. >> one of my skiing nightmares right there >> all that. >> the eagles will not let the giants clench a playoff berth! >> tiger woods tweeting a photo across social media. >> rock band kiss totally turned down an offer to perform at donald trump's nomination and not the first time trump has been refused a kiss. >> on "cbs this morning." shaquille o'neal, the team honored the star player by hoisting his jersey to the raptors. >> can you dig it? can you dig it s? thank you. >> announce announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota. let's go places.
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welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm anthony mason with alex wagner and dana jacobson. charlie, norah, and gayle are off. good morning, all. >> good morning. >> we begin with breaking news from italy where the main suspect in the attack on a christmas market in germany was killed overnight. amis amri was the target of an international manhunt and had links to isis and considered armed and dangerous. >> he was shot in a police shoot-out in berlin. charlie d'agata is at the market in berlin where 12 people were killed in a christmas market attack. >> reporter: the prime suspect here had been caught and shot dead. yes, there was an increased security alert throughout europe but they realized that the italian police were able to do what the german police were unable to do and that is stop this suspect in his tracks. the person killed is without a
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shadow of a doubt amis amri the suspect of the terrorist attack in berlin. said italian interior minister. forensics officers at the scene of the shoot-out this morning and random stop and search by a police foot patrol asking for amri's documents that led to the shoot-out on a street in milan. when he was stopped the suspect took out a gun and shot at police officers. the police officers shot him but not before an officer was shot and said to be in the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. the tractor-trailer a split second before the attack on dash cam video taken by a taxi driver pulling up at an intersection. the video appears to show the black tractor-trailer barreling towards the christmas market, followed an instant later by terrified on-lookers running
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from the scene of the carnage. the suspect amis amri was caught on video at a berlin mosque that night only a few hours after the attack, according to german media. of course, amri was not a suspect at the time. and by the time police raided the mosque on thursday, he was long gone. italian media is reporting that amri was found with a train ticket that went from france to ta ra milan. he was found with the same caliber handgun that was used to shoot dead the accomplish driver here. >> thank you, charlie. another breaking story. a hijacked airliner has touched down on a tiny mediterranean island of malta. two hijackers have threatened to use hand grenades to blow up the jet with the passengers on board. emergency teams sent to the airport and the plane on a domestic flight inside libya when it was hijacked. >> police in australia say they
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have disrupted a major christmas day terror plot inspired by isis. the series of raids across melbourne this morning led to seven arrests and two of the suspects have since been released. hundreds of officers took part in the operation. police say the suspected plotters wanted to use bombs and guns and knives to attack landmarks in australia's second largest city and includes an iconic railway station and cathedral and a square lined with bars and restaurants. a record number of americans are will travel on the highways and in the air on the holiday weekend. 230 million people will take a trip the next week and a half according to aaa. here is a look at the lines at chicago o'hare international airport. storms in the midwest could cause major travel headaches. hundreds of flights this morning are already cancelled or delayed. omar villafranca is at
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hartsfield-jackson airport. >> good morning from hartsfield-jackson airport. so far, tsa and airport workers are doing a pretty good job of basically organizing all of this cha chaos. a lot going on and they are moving things through pretty well. millions of people now going through various airports getting ready to leave town. at airports across the country, before dreaming of a white christmas, many travelers are experiencing a pre-holiday nightmare. >> i'm supposed to go to japan but they sent me to san diego. >> reporter: if life is all about the journey, not the destination, right now that journey is filled with detours and long waits and cancellations. >> a flight was bad. >> we are stuck. >> we sat on the car mack two and a half hours. >> reporter: aaa predicts air travel this year will see 2.5% increase but most travelers, nearly 94 million, will be hitting the road, including some stranded flyers. >> people are trying to rent cars but the rental cars are getting filled up.
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>> reporter: unusually rainy weather in los angeles made the usual airport commute even worse and just getting to the terminals at los angeles international airport was a hurdle followed by the inevitable delays. >> we have been in this line four hours. >> reporter: airport officials warn travelers to keep track of their bags or belongings or risk causing even longer waits due to false alarms. >> we are always going to error on the side of caution. it may cause disruptions. it may cause slight delays, but it's important that people know that our priority is their safety. >> reporter: but it's not all bad. >> got in. stood in line for 30 seconds, they helped us right away. >> it's below chaos and that is a good thing. >> reporter: others, not to lucky, are taking things in stride. ♪ jingle bells jingle bells jingle all the way ♪ hey! sorry all flights are delayed! >> reporter: tsa agents in
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atlanta expect to screen 40,000 people and that is just today. airport workers tell me there is two things you can do to make your journey move a little bit faster. have your boarding pass ready and also put away your phones so you can look up and actually read the airport signs. dana. >> jingle bells always makes everything better there. our other lesson. omar, thank you very much. megan glaros of wbbm-tv is tracking the weather. >> chicago's airports will see maybe 1 to 2 inches of snow coming into play this afternoon. a little bit more to the north across wisconsin and parts of the plain states. looking out to the west, though, the major storm system is brewing. heavy rain possible around the los angeles area. heavy mountain snows. as that system progresses eastward it strengthens and creating more of an issue. what we are looking at on christmas eve is travel impacts and slippery roads and low visibility. from the four corners areas up
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to the canadian border. on christmas day rain in chicago and ice across minneapolis and possible blizzard conditions from wyoming and mountain, stretching up into canada. even a chance for severe weather for parts of the plain states heading down into texas. it's going to be a busy holiday weekend of weather. anthony? >> megan glaros, thank you. vladimir putin says president-elect trump's vow to expand the u.s. nuclear arsenal is, quote, nothing unusual. and he denies making any attempt to swing the lex in mr. trump's favor. putin answered several questions about the u.s. and the president-elect in a news conference that is still going on. these are live pictures from moscow. barry petersen is in london and he has some of the russian leaders sharp-edge comments. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. russian president vladimir putin's christmas present to the world was some serious nuclear weapons saber rattling. once a year news conference in moscow, he made reference to comments by president-elect trump about expanding the u.s.
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nuclear arsenal. he responded ominously about russia modernizing its nukes. the russian federation is stronger than any potentially, he said. mind that aggressor and it's important to note that it's not a coincide that i put it that way. what does an grnoor mean? one that could potentially attack the russian federation. he talked a couple times about allegations that russian hacked the american lelections and he knew about it personally. not so, he said. not surprisingly. he offered some cutting words to the democrats, saying they were just trying to find the culprit somewhere else or, as he put it, quote, the party that loses always tries to pass the buck. alex? >> that is a press conference that has been going on for over three hours. barry, thank you. some are still wondering what the president-elect meant with his twitter message about
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nuclear weapons. mr. trump wrote yesterday the united states must greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability until such time as the world comes to its senses regarding nukes. margaret brennan has reaction to that statement. margaret, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, every president since ronald reagan has tried to reduce the world's atomic stockpile. president obama signed a treaty with russia in 2010 pledge is those type of reductions. yesterday, donald trump appeared to up-end decades of u.s. national security policy in a single tweet. >> he is putting the world on notice. >> reporter: donald trump's transition team scrambled to explain the president-elect's tweet which said he supports the expansion of america's nuclear arsenal. >> what is saying we need to expand our capabilitiness to be ready for those who have nuclear weapons. i think we are getting a little too far ahead of ourselves that he is changing policy and making policy in a way that he did not
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intend. >> reporter: another trump aide tried to clarify the comments thursday saying the president-elect was referring to the threat of nuclear proliferation and the critical need to prevent it. but none of that language appeared in trump's tweet which is his first articulation of nuclear policy since his election. aides did not say what prompted the tweet, but it came after vladimir putin said russia needs to strengthen the military potential of strategic nuclear forces. >> it wasn't clear what donald trump was saying. >> reporter: former u.s. bread nick burns said the risks is too high to risk a nuclear misunderstanding. >> in nuclear diplomacy and diplomacy in general you want to be clear what about you're willing and not willing to do. >> reporter: trump's comments on nuclear weapons during the campaign seemed, at times, to be intentionally vague. >> the u.s. has not used nuclear weapons since 1945. when should it? >> well, it is an absolute last
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stance and, you know, i use the word unpredictable. you want to be unpredictable. look. nuclear should be off the table but a time to use it? possible. i'll be the last one to use nuclear. i would be the last one. believe me. i think once the nuclear alternative happens, it's over. at the same time, we have to be prepared. i can't take anything off the table. >> reporter: trump, at one time suggested he was open to the possibility of japan and saudi arabia obtaining nuclear weapons and said in march during a cnn town hall, quote, maybe it's going to have to be time to change. you have so many other countries now having it. alex. >> margaret, the president-elect also weighed in on a u.n. resolution which would denounce israeli settlements in territory claimed by the palestinians. he urged the obama administration to reject it. what are the implications of that? >> reporter: well, presidents president-elect typically avoid contradicting the sitting president but hours before that
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scheduled nu.n. vote, trump pressured obama tweeting the u.s. should reverse its longstanding policy condemning israeli settlement building in the west bank and then he went a step further by speaking with egypt's president who ultimately agreed to delay the vote. so traditionally, american presidents like to say there is only one president at a time. but now they are contradicting each other on the world stage and that at a minimum is causing confusion. >> margaret, thanks. ivanka trump was harassed by two strangers on a jetblue flight. a social media photo shows the president-elect's daughter sitting on the plane yesterday. one of the men reportedly said her father is ruining the country. the men were kicked off the plane before it took off from new york's jfk airport. security was waiting for ivanka trump and her family when the plane landed in san francisco. they were taken to a private jet to complete their trip to hawaii. a san francisco airport spokesman says the secret service requested the security
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detail before the incident. an arkansas man is in custody accused of killing a 3-year-old in an apparent road rage shooting. police arrested gary holmes last night for the death of acen king. he faces one count of capital murder and two counts of a terrorist act. the 3-year-old was killed saturday night in little rock. he was riding with his grandmother and little brother to a department store when the gunman opened up behind them and opened fire. >> syria's government is in full control of aleppo this morning for the first time in four years. the last of the rebel fighters yesterday left the eastern part of the city. this new drone video shows the widespread destruction of aleppo. experts say it will take years to rebuild and cost billions of dollars. tens of thousands of residents have fled the city in the past week alone. among them, a little girl whose account of the world on social media drew a huge global falling. holly williams spoke with her in turkey and she is in istanbul.
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good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we have been following that little girl on twitter, along with hundreds of thousands of other people who were moved by her story of survival in aleppo. bana alabed has just lost a front tooth and loves "harry potter." so far, so normal for a 7-year-old. except four days ago, bana and her family escaped the nightmarish violence at aleppo. and before that as they lived under siege, bana and her mother fathameh ran a twitter account that turned her into a social media sensation. with more than 300,000 followers. it showed the devastation of war through a child's eyes. the terror when the syrian's regime air strikes rained down on them. eventuallily, they told us destroying their home. now in turkey, bana is finally
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safe from the bombs and making plans for the future. what do you want to do when you grow up? you want to be a teacher? >> yes. >> reporter: like your mom? >> yes. >> reporter: you're kind of famous now. did you know that? >> yes. >> reporter: how did you feel about that? >> i am happy. >> reporter: fathameh told us what it was like as a mother, raising three children in a war zone. their posts on twitter prompted sympathy and outrage at the plight of civilians in aleppo. but syria's president bashar al assad called it game and propaganda and others claimed the account was somehow a fake. bana and her mother did show the world what happened in aleppo and made it out alive. though even a little girl's
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pleas for help didn't stop the carnage. bana and her mother want to go back to aleppo as soon as it's safe to do so. after the regime retook the city yesterday, we have no idea when that might be. anthony? >> holly williams in istanbul, thank you. wow. people there have been through so much. >> a whole generation of children in syria raised in rubble. >> and a girl who just wanted a "harry potter" book and then that war went on and in a horrible way. a mother's pleas for help is followed by an arrest. how the video escalated in a confrontation and triggered protests. >>
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what a duke basketball star >> live from the cbs broadcast center in philadelphia. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". good morning, everyone, i'm jan carabeo. a busy travel day on tap, triple a says more than 100 million people are expected to trav year. that's up a percent from last year. officials say 80,000 people will pass through philadelphia international airport this weekend, and experts say to print your boarding pass, and arrive at least two hours before your departure. to the eyewitness weather forecast with meteorologist, katie fehlinger. >> good morning, all flights out of philadelphia are not going to be hindered by the weather here today. it will be very nice day. and actually, little above average, too. now, off to the west, the signs of the next storm system that eventually have aim pact on our area, but don't have to worry about this until at the very earliest, talking overnight tonight, so, because
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it does come under the cover of darkness, northern lehigh valley and poconos could sea ice g early tomorrow morning, this is generally just first half of the day, rain event, then we clear it out, and all looks good for not just santa's arrival but christmas, itself. >> good timing on nice weather get away fry here, big travel holiday weekends coming up. look at that, all quiet on the schuylkill, the boulevard, both directions, no problems, take it to new jersey 42 freeway both northbound, southbound, looks good. sunshine, so we battle some sun glare, nine the a, northbound, southbound, delaware county right around 452, good shape this morning, that's a look at your ride, jan, back to you. >> thank you, next update is at clock 55. up next on cbs this morning, the dairy industry, the
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product like soy and almond milk. ahead, why the makers of plant-based alternatives are being accused of misleading consumers. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york times" reports on ss hillary clinton won the popular vote by nearly 3 million votes. certified results in all 50 states and d.c. show clinton winning 48% of the vote. mr. trump won 46%. it gives her the largest popular vote margin of any losing presidential candidate. "the washington post" says pharmaceutical companies hire dozens of officials from the drug enforcement administration in the past decade. this happened as the dea launched a crackdown on opioid abuse. since 2005, drug companies hired at least 42 officials from the dea. 31 of them were directly responsible for regulating the pharmaceutical said former employees must follow the law and ethics regulations in taking jobs in the private sector.
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the "los angeles times" reports that uber plans to test hits self-driving cars in assess after california revoked the cars' registration. they launched testing in san francisco last week but the dmv said the company lacked an appropriate permit. they are going to arizona to expand self-driving tests the next weeks. a high-rise fire in manhattan that broke out yesterday on the third floor after 33-story apartment building two blocks from our studios on the west side. nine people were trapped on the roof before safely removed and it's not clear what caused the fire republican the "chicago tribune" reports that schefter show a new vaccine for ebola virus is highly in effective. 11,000 people were killed in 2013 in west africa. the experimental vaccine given to 5800 people last year in inw ebola patient.
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no ebola developed in those immediately vaccinated. merck is expected to seek approval for the drug next year. a ft. worth police officer is on strict duty after a confrontation with a mother who had called police for help. a facebook videotlin swsa black to the ground. her children. last night, dozens of protesters demanded justice outside the county courthouse in ft. worth. manuel bojorquez is there with reaction from both sides. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the video, which has been viewed molionn times online, went viral in matter of hours. ft. worth police have launched an internal investigation. it is unclear whether the footage has been edited. [ screaming ] >> reporter: the nearly six-minute cell phone video shows an unidentified ft. worth police officer arresting jacqueline craig as he pins the
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mother to the pavement, he threatens others with what appears to be a taser. the officer arrests two more people, both of whom are craig's teenage daughters. [ bleep ] everything you just did! >> okay, you're goi jail too. [ bleep ]. >> that's why i felt there was a need to record it, because that could have been and that could have been his weapon he pulled out and he could have shot. >> reporter: craig and her daughters were released from custody on thursday. >> i just felt like i didn't get justice for what i called for. >> reporter: craig says she called police to report a neighbor grabbing and choking her son after the 7-year-old allegedly littered in the man's yard. >>. >> reporter: the incident escalated when craig's
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15-year-old daughter stepped in between her and the officer. in a statement, the ft. worth police department says, it apologize a close and croupive relationship with our citizens. one of transparency, mutual trust, and respect. the department expects every officer to treat persons they encounter with that same trust, respect, and courtesy. attorney lee merritt represents the family's. >> we would like to see the officer dismissed and all clients are dropped as the charges are frivolous. >> reporter: charges include interfering with an officer and resisting arrest. it is unclear whether the man craig accused of touching her son will face any charges. police say the officer was wearing a body camera but the footage will not be released until the investigation is complete. dana? >> manuel bojorquez, thank you. a top college basketball
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program is without one of its star players this morning. duke university suspended grayson allen indefinitely yesterday, after tripping a player on the opposing team. this is the third time this calendar year the 21-year-old has been in trouble for tripping. tony dokoupil is here with why his coach waited so long to take action. >> reporter: grayson allen's basketball skills is unquestionable a key player for the duke program and likely future nba player but, lately, what has been questionable are his tactics on the court. >> allen clearly put out his right foot. >> reporter: on thursday, duke university benched star guard grayson allen indefinitely for this trip. >> in watching that replay, it is hard to argue. >> reporter: duke head coach mike krzyzewski said allen's actions do not meet the standards of the program. >> these things happen. he's a good kid. that was a bad thing he did tonight! >> reporter: after the game, a visibly emotional allen apologized. >> i made another mistake.
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i have to try to be better again, like i try to be better last year. >> reporter: but this is not an isolated incident. >> i don't know how the referee misses that. >> reporter: in february, allen appeared to intentionally trip a louisville player. two weeks later, again. during a game against florida state. >> that is never acceptable! you're out on the street and you do that, what is going to happen? >> reporter: critics blasted duke university and coach krzyzewski for failing to discipline their star athlete. >> coach k, this has happened three times under your watch inside of a year! >> i agree. >> either you're coaching or condoning it. >> this stuff is dirty. >> what he did was wrong. >> reporter: in an interview thursday, krzyzewski says allen's behavior, although wrong, is manageable. >> it's not like he committed rape, sexual assault. he robbed somebody, you know? those are heinous, heinous acts. this is a stupid thing that he did and we can get rid of stupid
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a lot easier than those other things. >> reporter: so allen's suspension is indefinitely but duke is not playing again until new year's eve so a suspension that could stretch deep into 2017. >> i'm surprised coach k made that comparison. two very different things. >> this is more than stupid. there is something going on here. >> it just keeps happening over and over again. >> tony, thanks. >> thank you. should something be called milk if it doesn't come from a cow? errol barnett goes to the source to look into the fight over marketing. >> the fda devenlgs minks milk get out of animals like these. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will look into the battle over who gets to use the term "milk" on their products. i can tell you, i can't do this. >> sounds like "utter"
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♪ a fight over what can be called milk could change the way products are labeled in the dairy aisle. the dairy industry and some members of congress say the label should be reserved for milk from a cow. and they want the government to take action. but many plant-based alternatives like almond and soy are called milk too. errol barnett is inside a washington, d.c. grocery store with what is at stake. errol, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, we have all heard the expression don't cry over spilt
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milk, right? right now, there are tears of frustration in the debate over who gets to put milk on their labels on one side, you have the long dominant dairy farmers. on the other you have the new kids on the block. >> strong is good. >> reporter: tennis star venus williams. >> i do plants. >> reporter: and hip-hop producer d.j. carlin appear in these new up-tempo ads for soy motorcycle and almond book. they are described at milk substitutes and generated 1.4 billion dollars this year and grew 54% over the last five years in the u.s. >> real milk has eight times more protein than almond milk. >> reporter: real milk has is in a decline and now they are fighting back. >> we have seen a drop-off in consumption of dairy products and also we have seen a significant price drop. >> reporter: patty leonard's family has been farming in
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northern virginia for almost a century. she milks her cows twice daily and says nondairy milk products are successful because they are misleading. >> they are using the good name and the good qualities and the standard of milk to share their product. what makes it all the more important that we have a clear definition and a clear standard so that our consumers have a clear understanding of what they are purchasing and there is no confusion. >> reporter: 32 congressmen from dairy producing states agree. pe penning this letter to urge the fda to enforce its existing definition of milk which states it is obtained by the complete milking of one or more cows. but how much confusion is there between cow milk and its substitutes? >> i don't think they are the same as milk and i think that confuses people. >> i think it should continue to be called milk. it's used like milk. >> reporter: worldwide, this is the same terminology that has
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been used for years. >> reporter: nancy chapman of the soy foods association, the hope is the fda widens its definition. >> when you drink soy milk, it is equal in terms of its ability to support growth and development, as is the dairy cow's milk. >> reporter: chris galen works for the milk producers federati federation. would you be all right with a different definition? >> i have never milked a soy bean and i imagine if you cracked one open you wouldn't find much milk or liquid there. we want the government to do its job and enforce the regulations on the books you don't have milk if it comes from a nut or a seed. >> reporter: what is interesting the fda has historically kept out of the debate over who gets to use the term milk but this time it says it will respond directly to the congressman who wrote to them. we also reached out to the almond industry for comments and they tell us their product is fortified with vitamins and calcium and that, ultimately, it's up to the consumer to
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sign then drive event. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". good morning, everyone, i'm jim donovan. officials are searching for the cause of deadly overnight fire in pottstown, montgomery county. the flames tore through apartment building on high street, just after 1:00 this morning, and an adult male was found dead on the second floor, almost two dozen people were forced from their homes. they're in the care of the red cross right now. now, we send it right over to katie for a look at today's wetter. >> overall this is beautiful looking day here, granted chill in the air, but still reaking out a day that will actually ends up being not only above our seasonable average, but also, far cry from the chill that we experienced early this week. currently, yes, you need winter coat. it is 27 degrees after all outside kutztown area middle school. beautiful sunrise underway. that sun even though that ankle sell relatively low
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still at this time of year will do its part to help moderate temperatures, upper 40's, but first half of tomorrow do watch for some rain, maybe some icing in the mountains, too, justin? >> at least dry for christmas, 50 degrees, not quite as warm as last year but well above average. accident here, schuylkill eastbound, the conshohocken curve. it is on the shoulder here, but we will be slow both directions so gaper delay, westbound, as well, columbus boulevard southbound closed at queen street. that water main break still making the repairs. area speeds for the most part the exception is schuylkill down to about 33 miles per hour, pretty much running at the speed limit. not bad start to the holiday travel. >> next update at 8: 25, coming up: christmas appeal answered more than century after it was mailed. i'm jim donovan. good morning.
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♪ it is friday, december 23rd, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real news ahead. including cardinal timothy dolan in studio 57. new york's roman catholic leader shows us the importance of hope, especially at christ first, here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. amri the major suspect on an attack on a christmas market in germany was killed overnight. >> the italian police were able to do what the german police unable to do and that is stop this suspect in his tracks. >> hijacking drama may be nearing an end on the tiny mediterranean island of malta. passengers have begun libyan je
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>> tsa agents are doing a pretty good job of organizing all of this chaos. >> it's a busy holiday weekend of weather. what we are looking at on christmas eve are travel impact and slippery roads and low visibility. from the four corners area stretching up to the canadian border. >> vladimir putin christmas present to the world was some serious nuclear weapons saber rattling. grayson allen's basketball skills are questionable. he is a key player for duke's program and likely future nba player but lately what has been questionable are his tactics. >> you have to get to the bottom of what on earth is going on with this kid! he does not seem stable. >> a new study has found that using multiple social media platforms may make you depressed or anxious. using just one may make you president! ♪ i'm anthony mason with alex wagner and dana jacobson.
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germany's top prosecutor says the search is on for anyone who helped the main suspect in the berlin truck attack who was killed overnight. anis amri was shot by police in milan hundreds of miles from berlin. they say he arrived early this morning after traveling through france. >> it happened after amri pulled a gun and shot another officer during what was a routine check. police say he also had a small knife and about 100 euros in cash but no cell phone. security forces had been searching for amri since tuesday. one day after a tractor-trailer rammed into a christmas market, killing 12 people. billions of people around the world will celebrate christmas on sunday. pope francis gave his annual christmas address yesterday at the vatican. new york's cardinal timothy dolan will offer his christmas message tomorrow night when he celebrates his eighth midnight
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pass at st. patrick's cathedral. what a treat! >> what a treat. i'm glad i'm not the only one working. a blessed invite. >> how do you find hope after the kind of year we have had? >> it's always liven's question, saints it? how do we find hope? some people are saying in some ways, hope is more important than faith. people might lose faith. but, boy, if you lose hope, you don't get out of bed in the morning, all right? so hope is really important. look what is happening now. the darkest day of the year was two days ago, right? >> yeah. >> for ancient men and women, they would, every year, say is it just going to keep getting darker? is it going to keep getting darker, or is the light going to come back? of course, it does around this time of the year. that is the sign, the natural sign that, what? life trumps death.
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no pun intended when i use that word, all right? >> yeah. >> goodness trumps evil and life c conquers death. jews, are neighbors and christians are celebrating the triumph of light over darkness which, for us is the ultimate reason for hope. if we only count on ourselves, if we only count in the world and creation that we live in, then eventually we are going to lose hope. but if we look to god, we are never going to lose our hope and that is the meaning of hanukkah and christmas. >> in your speaking there, it sounds like a unification as well and that is this time of year. you spoke about the dinner, the church can bring people together. but can the church do that? >> hope so. you see, we celebrate in two days the birth of the one we call the bridge builder, jesus
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christ. literally, the bridge between god and humanity, all right? that is god's purpose. constantly to bring us closer to him and he does that. we christians believe through jesus. his church is supposed to do the same thing. what is the most ancient title for the pope? which is the roman word bridge and not an obstac and bringing us closer to the lord. you were kind enough to recall the alsmith dinner which wasn't the warmest, most conciliatory. >> there were moments. >> christmas dinner tables are going to feel like that? >> aren't they? >> how do you keep the peace? did you it remarkably well that night. >> i didn't know if i was a bridge or a wall. >> right! >> between the two of them. here is -- i think why we seem to come closest to that at the christmas season, the hanukkah
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season, is because kind of naturally we are thinking about those eternal values. for like at least one season during the year, we are thinking about the noble side of human virtue and thinking about what makes us different, what makes us unique. we are thinking about these uplifting v ining virtues and le and reconciliation and harmony and filled with good memories and have hopes and dreams of the future and the new year. this is the time of the year the noble enlightening uplifting sentiments sometimes are very deep down come to the surface and i think that is what makes tables, christmas trees, family parties so uplifting. >> you mentioned the pontifax and the pope is talking about refuges. you had two refuges families at your midnight mass last year. >> and should have some mathis
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year. what better time to emphasize hospitality. get this one. you know the great british writer said here is the pair paradox. the birth of a homeless baby is celebrated in every home in the world. what do we got at christmas? we have a homeless refuge family away from home in trouble in crisis. okay? and that was the setting in which god sent his own son. god is using a sledge hammer here to tell you us a message. take these babies in and these families in and take these refuges in. i am one with you, especially for those people who are in trouble and, today, what do we got? we got the immigrants and the refuges. >> it is a season of light, loving and hopefully of community and goodwill. >> and football. are you watching the game tomorrow? >> and good egg nog. thank you! >> is that spiked or the regular? cardinal dolan, a pleasure to see you any time, especially in the christmas season.
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>> hopefully, we get to see your packers tomorrow. >> don't wait until easter, all right? i'll be back. a blessed christmas, every. >> thank you, cardinal dolan. charlie rose is giving us all an early christmas present. grab your cup of cocoa or egg nog, spiked or regular, and get ready for his rendition of the holiday clas
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if you put off buying gifts we have doctor's orders for a healthy new year. our david agus is standing by and he is wearing a meditation band. we will find out how it works and the favorite ideas for your mind and body. >> you wear it well.
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could show everybody on your list how much you care. our dr. david agus is in los angeles with last-minute ideas. great to see you. >> great to see you. >> we did a tease for everybody. you were wearing something called a muse meditation app. how does it work and why is it different than anything else on the market? >> the coolest thing. you put it our head and it monitors your brain waves while your meditate and you have noise gets louder and softer and helps you meditate better. i use it and my kids use it because we think we all know how to meditate. here we learn what we are doing right and wrong. i learned a lot how to meditate deeper. >> i feel like i'm in a zen state watching you in a headband. >> it's off. >> something here we found really inintriguing what they are calling computer glasses. let me put these on here. what do these do, david? >> so when you watch a screen, there is blue light and your brain thinks it's sunlight and
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it gets activated. so at night when we all use our devices or watch or tv, when we go to sleep it may not be as deep. so this blocks the -- the yellow blocks that blue wave length and we can sleep deeper and better. they were developed for gamers and it allows them to concentrate better. >> i notice you're not squinting when have those on. there is a book also on your list. i love the glasses. so i'm keeping them on. alex said she has read it and it's wonderful. the hidden life of trees. what can you tell us about it? >> it is the coolest book. it was written a forest manager about how trees talk and how they interact with each other, how some are tough and some gain from each other. how there is the wood wide web which is fungus that can go from one tree to another tree and talk between them. really, an amazing thing is that, you know, i as a biologist thought i knew a lot but i knew something how they communicate. >> speaking of biology.
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this is my husband's favorite book of the year. a brief history of humankind. >> 400 pages brief. what is interesting it's written not just by a biologist but a historian. how the human brain evolved and how we evolved over the 400 years teaches us a lot. you know, how we as a community, we humans were different than any other species because there are lots of us that live together. and so we could be in cities of millions. there is no other creature on earth that can do that. so it tells us why things happen. and also gives us some grave warnings about the future. >> some very good last-minute ideas. some of us still have shopping to do. so we appreciate it. >> i'm keeping these glasses on forever. >> david dr. agus, thank you. a man that covers more than a century old letter to santa in his chimney. how his mission is to find the girl just ended. you're watching "cbs this
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♪ on the night before christmas, back in 1907 a 10-year-old girl in a new york city apartment wrote a letter to santa. a man found that letter nearly
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17 years ago when he was renovating that fireplace. ever since, he has been working to find the little girl. his long search came to a satisfying conclusion just last week. >> i find this blue envelope written to santa claus in reindeer land. i open it up and here is this letter from mary. >> reporter: you say mary like you know her but, at the time? >> i know. it's funny. she made her own envelope. >> reporter: pete didn't know 10-year-old mary. >> december 24th, 1907. dear santa claus. >> reporter: when he discovered her partially charred letter in his fireplace. >> my little brother would like you to bring him a wagon which i know you cannot afford. >> reporter: he was struck by the last line of mary's note. >> she doesn't ask for anything for herself and says, please do not forget the poor. the spirit of christmas. that generosity and maturity. she is 10. >> reporter: so he set out to
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find mary. the census records he dug you will only told part of the story. that is when "the new york times" got involved. >> they found where she was buried in four days. mary mcgan married george mcgayhan. we get to the stone and there it is. george mcgan but mary is not on the stone. >> reporter: there was a space but no name. mary who never had children and worked as a stenographer died in 1989 at age 82. >> a little girl who had that kind of emotional depth and generosity has to be acknowledged even if there will be nobody to go visit. she has to be acknowledged. >> reporter: pete couldn't add mary's name because he is not related but someone else could. >> last january, an article appeared in our local newspaper here in ireland. >> reporter: brian dempsey is a physics teacher who lives outside of dublin. he recognized his mother's maiden name and discovered he is a distant cousin of mary's.
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>> it clicked! i know that! amazing. >> reporter: as mary's relative, brian passed on the right to add her name to pete in the form of a notarized letter. >> i mean, look at it. it was obvious meant to be here. >> reporter: 37 years after her death, mary mcgahan's name was engraved on her tombstone. you got mary's name on that tombstone. what else has she given you? >> any time things seem to be going south, i still take a look at the letter and i say, all right, okay. >> reporter: it's more than the christmas spirit. >> it's the christmas spirit personified. >> wow. >> this is an amazing story what had he to go through in order to do this and just the fact that somebody in ireland would see this story and know that he had relatives that had lived at that same address and to reach out. crazy things that just fell into place. >> it's a beautiful story, especially for this time of the year. >> i love that he worked so hard to make it happen.
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an actual park in san francisco was originally a military post to protect the city. john blackstone got a tour. >> reporter: cannons are lined up here and looking out into the golden gate. >> each of these square case mates had a cannon that could be fired almost literally to the other side of the bay so any ships coming through would have to run a gauntlet of 102 cannon. >> reporter: wow. 102 cannons? >> how the architect behind the golden gate bridge had to rethink his plans so he could save the fort. >> checking on our toyota green room. residents cartoonist liza donnelly is drawing the action. follow us on instagram to see her interpretation of quintessential new york holiday moments. your local news is next.
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good morning, i'm jan carabeo. well, authorities need your help cracking down two suspect, wanted for home invasion in montgomery county. police say steven gibson, and helen grant, forced their way into a home on east broad street in hatfield borough, then ransacked the house. a woman, and newborn baby, were at home at the time. they were not hurt. if you recognize these two suspects, call police. now, to the eyewitness weather forecast with meteorologist, katie fehlinger. hey, kate. >> i good morning, everyone, we have very nice wrap up to our weekends, kick start to the holiday weaken here, so many of us will be out traveling for the upcoming weekends, looks very good locally, up and down the eastern seaboard, in fact, nothing but generally clear sky. but you can see, off to the west, the combination of the next storm system, that's headed our way.
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that is it will be bringing us wet weather overnight hours tonight, especially tomorrow morning, which we will get to in the seven day. for now, current area temperatures flirting with or slightly below or above the freezing mark, at this hour. but, we are expecting to over achieve, at least, by little bit here. normal highs, about 43 degrees, on this particular day of the year. so we will do four better be there that with sunshine. again, watch for the rain tomorrow t could be little icy >> rain for everyone else, really the first half of the day. sunshine on christmas. >> good thing, certainly not feeling like christmas, at least we're dry today. big travel day, everybody trying to leave town little earlier. here goes the boulevard headed towards 76, both directions, good shape at this hour. we take you to 95, betsy ross bridge, looking southbound, here, headlights. both directions, no problem, again, all of the construction on 95, in the northeast, cleared up. 53-mile per hour speeds on the vine street expressway. no problems there. we do have slow spot, 76 right
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around conshohocken, earlier accident, but that's beginning to break up. 34 miles per hour. jan, back to you. >> justin, thank you. next update is at 8: 55. ahead, it was the zero really can be a hero.ds) get zero down, zero deposit, zero due at signing, and zero first month's payment
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♪ the green bay packers aren't the only ones getting a workout at lambeau field. hundreds of fans turned out yesterday to shovel out the stadium before tomorrow's game against the vikings. they got $10 an hour. no shock here. some said they would rather be paid in tickets! a little pricier. >> they earned it. >> harder to get those ticket. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up this half hour, san francisco is a city rich with history and beauty. you can find both at the city's presidio. we will take to you a former military post where you can sit by a camp fire and overlook the city's sky line. plus a holiday tradition in homes across the country and right here in studio 57. ahead from all of us at "cbs this morning," we will present the classic poem 'twas the night before christmas as read by our
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own charlie rose. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "the washington post" reports that artists face a dilemma over performing at the president-elect's inauguration. should they perform for the country or not at all? just two performers have been confirmed. the mormon tabernacle choir and 16-year-old singer jackie ivanko from "america's got talent." elton john denied performing saying he is not a republican. princeton university has cancelled the rest of the men's swimming and diving season over vulgar and offensive e-mails. princeton said the misogynistic and racist clenomments were abo the women's diving team. "usa today" reports that for the first time one of apple' new mac books failed to receive a recommendation from consumer rods reports. they say the laptops have highly
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inconsistent battery life. apple declined to comment. "wall street journal" reports on a branding backlash in the fashion business. shoppers who want the quality of designer goods but not the labels are carving off the crocodile's polo ponies and other logos. online forums are offering tips how to remove company's symbols. critics say they think the logos on pretentious. >> the "new york post" reveals tiger woods in a revealing photo. he calls this mac daddy santa and noting it's a christmas tradition my kids love. he wasn't won a tournament since 2013. we continue to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the national park service with our series "america the beautiful."
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this morning, we tour a park that many people might overlook. it sits on prime real estate right in the middle of crowded san francisco. john blackstone takes us to the presid presidio, unurban area with a rich history. >> reporter: as the sun rises over one of the most densely populated cities in america, it also wakes up one of the largest urban national parks in the country, the almost 1,500 presidio acre of san francisco. ♪ >> i like to think of it as the whole national park system collapsed down into one place. >> reporter: michael bowlen is with the presidio trust which manages the park. >> there are these beautiful coastal bluffs that are wild and you can barely see any of san francisco. there's the waterfront and you can walk in the forest. it's a little like vatican city. we are like this little enclave
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in the middle of san francisco. >> reporter: this enclave bodes his existence to the military and founded and served as a strategic army post for three different nations, starting with spain. >> the front part of the presidio officers club is built by the spanish in 1776. >> reporter: in 1776? >> yes. i'm not lying. 1776. really. they came here in 1776, a very northern end of the spanish empire. >> reporter: at least 13 colonies in the east were forming. this was spanish territory? >> it was spanish territory. >> reporter: this is the first building in san francisco? >> yep. the real deal. >> reporter: a city grew up around? >> yep. absolutely. >> reporter: as the city grew, the post changed hands, from spain to mexico, and by 1847, the united states. this was seen as a strategic location? >> harbor of all harbors. >> reporter: rick penn worked here before the army closed the post in 1994. an act of congress transferred it to the national park service and penn stayed on as a ranger. >> and defenses has always been
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part of the presidio story. >> reporter: this is part of it. >> this is it. a 50-ton massive gun, six-inch shell that could be fired out 7 1/2 miles out to defend the coast. >> reporter: you have to duck to get in here? >> oh, yeah. i call this the alice in wonder land door. opened in 1861, same year as the civil war. >> reporter: they say forces here to built to protect shipments going out during the gold rush. cannons lined up here looking at the golden gate? >> each square case mates had a cannon that could be fired almost literally to the other side of the bay. >> reporter: despite never firing a shot in anger, the fort had a huge impact on the city's most famous landmark. >> originally, the large supports for the golden gate bridge was to sit in there area but they decided to preserve the
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fort and went back to the drawing board and drew this arch and the arch was actually here because of the preservation of the fort. 400 buffalo soldiers buried here. >> reporter: although the presidio is infused with history. >> this was known as the military intelligence service. sometimes called america's secret weapon during world war ii. >> reporter: its modern role as a place to live, work, and play is what sets it apart from other parks. >> we were the first national park to become financially self-sufficient. there about 1,500 housing units in the presidio and all been renovated and rented and incredible number of families living here and lease the buildings and a whole collection of opportunities that provide people to play. it's about welcoming the public. >> reporter: all of the things a national park could offer but right in the middle of a city? >> right in the middle of a city. >> reporter: while the funding mol model is unique. >> you can sit with a camp
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ranger around a fire and have s'mores right in the middle of san francisco. >> reporter: at the end of the day, it's the experience for visitors that makes the presidio a national treasure. for "cbs this morning," john blackstone, san francisco. >> every shot, absolutely stunningly beautiful! >> so amazing. a great series to remind us of the bounty of this. >> you can actually live there. i want an apartment there! >> we will look into that for you. this morning, a new twist on a classic tale. >> 'twas the nice before christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. >> ahead, charlie rose makes some holiday magic with his reading of "'twas the night before christmas."
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and her whiter whites, just dazzling. clorox splash-less bleach. also try crystals and packs. ♪ it's the most wonderful time of the year ♪ >> nearly 200 years ago a new york man named clement clarke moore wrote what i thought was a silly christmas poem for his children. we know that poem as "'twas the night before christmas." today's image of santa claus as a jolly plump fellow who delivers presents originates in that story. reading the poem is a timely christmas tradition, here at "cbs this morning." so here is "'twas the night before christmas" read by our
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own charlie rose. >> "'twas the night before christmas," by clement clarke moore. 'twas the night before christmas, when all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. the stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that st. nicholas soon would be there. the children were nestled all snug in their beds, while visions of sugar plums danced in hair heads. and mama in her kerchief and i in my cap, had just settled our brains for a long winter's nap. when out on the roof there arose such a clatter. i sprang from my bed to see what was the matter. away to the window i flew like a flash, tore open the shutters, and threw up the sash. the moon on the breast of a new-fallen snow gave the lustre of midday to objects below, when, what to my wondering eyes
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did appear, but a miniature sleigh and eight tiny reindeer. with a little old driver, so lively and quick, i knew in a moment he must be st. nick. more rapid than eagles, his coursers they came, and he whistled and shouted and called them by name. now dasher! now dancer! now, prancer and vixen! on, comet! on, cupid! on, donne and blitzen! to the top of the porch! to the top of the wall! now dash away! dash away! dash away all! as dry leaves that before the wild hurricane fly, when they meet with an obstacle, mount to the sky. so up to the house-top the coursers they flew, with the sleigh full of toys, and st. nicholas too. and then, in a twinkling, i heard on the roof the prancing and pawing of each little hoof, as i drew in my head and was turning around, down the chimney st. nicholas come with a bound.
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♪ ♪ he was dressed all in fur, from his head to his foot, and his clothes were all tarnished with ashes and soot. a bundle of toys he had flung on his back, and he looked like a peddler just opening his pack. his eyes, how they twinkled! his dimples, how merry! his cheeks were like roses, his nose like a cherry!litt mouth wn up like a bow, and the beard on his chin was as white as the snow. the stump of a pipe he held tha smoke it encircled his head like a wreath. he had a broad face and a little round belly, that shook when he laughed, like a bowl full of jelly. he was chubby and plump, a right jolly old elf, and i laughed when i saw him, in spite of myself. a wink of his eye and a twist of his head soon gave me to know i had nothing to dread.
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he spoke not a word, but went straight to his work, and filled all of the stockings, then turned with a jerk. and laying his finger aside of his nose, and giving a nod, up the chimney he rose. he sprang to his sleigh, to his team gave a whistle, and away they all flew like the down of a thistle. but i heard him exclaim, 'ere he drove out of sight. happy christmas to all, and to all a good night! >> what is better than charlie rose by a fireplace in a scarf? >> right! >> that's all you need. >> a little egg nog. >> that is after 9:00. coming up, we will look at all that mattered this week. you are watching "cbs this morning." ♪
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♪ tomorrow on "cbs this morning: saturday," the photographer capturing snapshots of humanity for more than 40 years from a portrait of new york hot dog vendors to zookeepers in britain. we will show you how kneel slaven produces his groups of pictures. >> that does it for us. be sure to tune into "cbs evening news" with scott pelley tonight. as we leave you, take a look back at all that mattered this week. enjoy the holidays. >> sort of just swerved into the market and sort of rolled into the crowd. >> breaking news from italy where the main suspect was killed overnight. >> the italian police were able to do what the german police
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were unable to do. >> it's about being flexible and quick but said a long time ago, he who protects everything will protect nothing. >> russia say this was an attempt to disrupt their relationship. >> this market was the site of previous explosions but this is the first one to turn deadly. >> president-elect donald trump won the electoral college vote. >> donald j. trump for president. >> still plenty of people out on the streets of beijing and a lot of them wearing masks. for many here pollution is a part of life. >> flint was a casualty of arrogance. >> state employees targeted are the highest ranking officials to be charged. >> hollywood is remembering act dress zsa zsa gabor. >> i love gorgeous men. >> mom, stop, you're embarrassing us! >> your toast is ready. >> i want a morgan freeman toaster talking to me. >> on election night, the former
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president clinton suggested that donald trump called him. mr. trump tweeted no, you got it wrong. he called me. >> bill clinton said i was actually calling for melania and he answered the phone. ♪ >> jamie, pretend you're in florida on a beach and in your favorite bathing suit. >> what are the biggest things you hear when you take people out into the swamp? >> am i going to get bit by a gator or a snake? >> who gets to use the term milk on their products. i can tell this, you can't do this to -- >> prince phillip wondering why he hadn't had the flu in 40 years. the doctor suggested maybe because he doesn't take the subway like everybody else. >> say lohello to my little friend. >> oscar, tony, emmy. there you are at the kennedy center. >> al pacino. >> i was really surprised. ♪
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>> is this the mavis that bob dylan fell for? >> whatever! why you want to do that? see? you made me sigh! >> it is a season of light, of loving, and hopefully of community and goodwill. >> yes. >> and football. are you watching the game tomorrow? >> and good egg nog. thank you! >> one year membership in the jelly of the month club. >> oh, god. >> you say regiftizing okay? i always thought regifting, when i was coming up, regift wag rude. >> just don't give it back to the same person! of advice here? >> stores are running out of canned whipped cream. >> there goes new year's eve! >> don't do that to your spouse. >> that is the problem. >> why is it only a 50? >> i deserve at least 75! ♪
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this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". good morning, i'm jim donovan, triple a says more than 100 million people are expected to travel for the holidays this year, that's up 1% over last year. officials say 80,000 people will pass through philadelphia international airport over the holiday. experts say, print your boarding pass. arrive at least two hours before departure. now, here is katie with a look at today's wetter. >> the weather does look cooperative for anybody who does have a flight out of the philadelphia international airport, and lehigh international, looking good in that regard. i show you storm scan at the wider zoom, there is something brewing off to the west, that's the next system actually will impact us overnight hours tonight into tomorrow morning specially. you have a mixed bag of snow, ice and rainout over the central planes. for us, mainly rain event.
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it is mainly in the first half of tomorrow. but you could see little bit of icing, at least initially, as this moves in under the cover of darkness, up in the lehigh valley or the poconos of the that's really kinds of the one sort of caveat to all of this. do expect the steadiest rain to come between the hours of 8:00 and noon. generally after lunchtime things clearing out west to east. if you are one of the very last minute shoppers, you'll have dry window of opportunity to get that done for the second half of tomorrow. then, it is all smooth sailing. certainly for santa's ride, looks like we clear things out, also, we end up with nice mild standards for christmas day, with sunshine, justin? >> that's the pattern, certainly on the warm seemed looks like cold air probably holding off to new years weekends, see how it shapes up. remember, columbus boulevard, the water main break still making repairs closed at queen street for the southbound lanes, still can get to 95 at this point, to the ben franklin bridge, inbound, outbound, no problems, so smooth sailing there. so doing last minute shopping, or just traveling, trying get out of town, pretty good shape. one accident to talk about, the avenue at kings grant
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drive. heads up there. other than that things look good in and around the region. that's a look at your ride this morning, back to you, jim. >> thanks so much, justin, that's "eyewitness news" for now. join us for "eyewitness news" at noon, i'm jim donovan. make it a great day. >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪
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. : . [holiday music] ♪ >> welcome to the show, merry christmas, happy holidays, everyone, thank you for being with us today! where the heck is dr. ordon? >> oh, my god. [ laughter ] >> no way! >> audience: whoo! >> so sorry, travis. i just finished an awesome ride through the streets of la. beautiful morning. with this so-cal bu

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