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captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is thursday, december 1st, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning.? president-elect trump goes to indianapolis to save thod manufacturing jobs and this morning new details are emerging to keep those jobs from moving to mexico. >> powerful storms that killed five people in the south causes new damage in the carolinas and thousands of people who fled deadly wildfires could find out today when they can check on their homes. plus, dr. david agus has ground breaking new research on aspinnrin aspirin. how the drug could extend the lives of thousands of more americans. we begin this morning with a
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a thousand families going into christmas with a new sense of hope and optimism is a pretty good present from president-elect trump. >> trump set for a victory lap after saving over a thousand american jobs. >> when you start doing this, other people are going to say, i'm not sure i want a call from the president of the united states. >> i think they do want a call from the president of the united states. >> 13 tornadoes tore across alab mississippi. >> we picked this up. went through a wall. >> death toll rising in tennessee. seven people have been killed in the wildfires. scorching parts of the great smoky mountains. >> just blew here like a torch, you know? >> protesters marching in north carolina after prosecutors said a police officer would not face charges for the shooting death of a black man. >> in tacoma, washington, police shot and killed a barricaded
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>> we sauvered greuffered a gre doing our best to not have anyone else injured. >> a pilot that crashed the plane in colombia told air traffic controllers he ran out of fuel during the final minutes of the flight. >> in connecticut, police officers coming to the rescue of a man trapped inside a burning car. >> get out! let's go! >> all that. ? baby it's cold outside ? >> one of the most iconic holiday traditions in the big apple and thousands watching the rockefeller christmas tree come to light. >> yesterday, president-elect donald trump had his third top secret intelligence briefing. yeah. if you'd like to know the details, just check out trump's twitter feed. >> on "cbs this morning." >> donald trump is still deciding who to put in his cabinet so, yesterday, he sat down to dinner with mitch romney. >> the billionaire of the people ordered soup with sauteed frog legs! i thought he said he was going to drain the swamp, not eat its
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announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota. let's go places! ? welcome to "cbs this morning." charlie rose is on assignment. anthony mason is with us. >> good morning. >> good to have you here. we begin with the severe weather that slammed the carolinas overnight. it is the latest in a series of violent storms ripping through the south. heavy wind brought down trees closed roads in south carolina. this dramatic time lapse video shows the storm moving through the atlanta area and video captured several water spouts that touched down off northwest florida. >> tornadoes hit mississippi and tennessee and alabama and louisiana. five people are dead and dozen more have been hurt. mark strassmann is in rosalie, alabama, where residents are learning the extent of the destruction. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning.
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see why this community is in storm shock after the ef-2 tornado came barreling through here with winds 135 miles an hour. 20 buildings, including a b baptist church and shopping plaza in rubble like this. >> so much to be done, i don't know where to start. >> reporter: connor hughes like many in jackson county has returned to what is left of home. he is struggling to scrape up the essentials of life. >> i'm just trying to get bowls and stuff to get something to drink. >> reporter: hundreds of structures were leveled and thousands of people are without power. jim smith lost his business when the twister hit. >> my business is gone. no big deal. i'll get it all together and restart. >> it's coming right at us. >> look at this. >> reporter: you can see the path of destruction and ruin. the severe weather system began here in northeast alabama, blew into tennessee and georgia, and
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100 miles north in tennessee, the town of athens is recovering from extensive property damage. >> we are extremely fortunate that we have not had a fatality at this point. i think that is something that we are very blessed to be able to say, considering the massive amount of damage. >> reporter: the county's mayor became emotional, sharing the story of a family who escaped the worst. >> and one of our hardest hit areas, a new child came world. that family's house had been destroyed and they made it to the hospital and gave birth this morning. so we had 20 injured and one brand-new life. >> reporter: a tornado watch remains in effect across much of the southeast. communities that want no part of rosalie's misery. >> mark strassmann, thanks. search and rescue crews are looking for more possible victims of the devastating tennessee wildfires. the death toll rose to seven
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the number of homes and businesses burned jumped dramatically. official say the fire was likely human caused. demarco morgan is in pigeon forge, tennessee, with the difficult wait for thousands of displaced residents. >> reporter: good morning. local officials say more than 700 structures and homes and businesses like the ones we are standing in right now, have been destroyed. look at this fireplace still standing. if you look down here you'll see left. nothing but ashes. a complete loss. here in the city of gatlinburg and also in places like pigeon forge and severe county. they hope to announce when people are able to return to see if they have a home left. >> we know families are frustrated because they can't get back in and visit their properties. >> reporter: the severe county mayor says crews are desperately working to make sure the gatl gatlinburg region is safe before they allow people back into
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recent rains helped tame the flames but brought concerns of possible mudslides. search and rescue efforts are ongoing, but as of wednesday afternoon, the gatlinburg police chief said only a fraction of the homes in the city had been checked. >> i'd say we have been to 30% or less so far. >> reporter: 85-year-old reverend ed taylor is moving the missing. his neighbor says she found his dog abandoned when she went to check on him and doesn't know what to tell his family. >> i feelo can't tell them anything positive, but i just keep telling them to keep the faith and the hope. >> reporter: the local officials are working with the state to process unemployment and insurance claims of people who lost their homes and businesses and jobs because of the fire. >> i've always believed that charity begins at home. >> reporter: severe county native bdoll by parton announce
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parton pledged a thousand dollars a month to help the victims until they get back on their feet and fema funds are rolling in and they have approved a grant to mobilize resources. >> thank you, demarco. president-elect donald trump is turning to the midwest to hold a victory tour and visit indianapolis, a factory that was saved by a deal he helped negotiate. the agreement saves more than a thnd corporation planned to move to mexico. dean reynolds is there at the carrier plant in indianapolis with new information on the deal. dean, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, even with this agreement, carrier is still going to be shipping hundreds of jobs from this plant in indianapolis to mexico. and there are concerns about what kind of precedent this generous deal sets for other american companies with plans to move jobs overseas.
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manufacturing jobs, but also engineering and headquartered staff and make new investment in the facility here making sure is remains a world class furnace factory. in return the company will receive incentives in the millions of dollars. >> such a huge relief. i was worried if i had to take a lower paying job i may have to sell my house to get a more affordable home in a different area. >> reporter: paul is a 17-year carrier oy and trump voter, he and his wife stephanie have been bracing for the worse. are you going to go see mr. trump? >> yes. i hope to have maybe enough time to maybe talk to him so i can thank him personally for saving my job. >> reporter: according to "fortune" magazine donald trump called carrier's ceo greg hayes and promised reduction in indiana reportedly sweetened the deal with about 700,000 dollars
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>> we are going to get this economy rolling again and america standing tall in the world of prosperity. >> reporter: carrier told employees in february it was shuddering the plant. >> i want to be clear. this is strictly a business decision. >> reporter: in a statement, the company said this agreement in no way diminishes our belief in the benefits of free trade and that the forces of globalization will continue to require solutions for the long-term competitiveness of the u.s. the white house welcomed the news but questioned whether saving jobs one factory at a time is effective. >> if he is successful in doing that 804 more times, then he will meet the record of manufacturing jobs that were created in the united states while president obama was in office. >> reporter: now carrier did not say whether the many government
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united technology played a role. 7% of their revenue comes from federal contracts with the government and the government has not said yet whether those contracts will be nixed or changed in any way by this agreement. >> thank you very much, dean. all of the people care about there is they get to keep their jobs. whatever it takes to do that. thank you, dean. as a candidate, mr. trump was quick to criticize wall street but that is where he found two key figures for his economic team. partner steve mnuchin to be treasury secretary and billionaire investor wilbur ross for commerce secretary. the appointment raises questions about mr. trump's economic agenda above and beyond helping manufacturers. major garrett is covering the transition for us and joins bus the latest. >> reporter: good morning. let's talk about carrier, for a second. the economic grease behind that deal is pretty conventional. promises of tax cuts and possibly contracts. but the timing and the political
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conventional. carrier gives the president-elect an economic victory in the heartland one that aides say is likely to eclipse all future spellings about his cabinet picks and the commerce secretary nominated so far. vice president-elect mike pence and reince priebus met with republican leaders on capitol hill on wednesday vowing to cut business taxes and reduce federal regulations and trade deals. >> we are going to have the most significant middle income tax cut since reagan. >> reporter: at trump talker yesterday, steve mnuchin, a financier previewed their economic plans. >> the tax plan has both the corporate access efforts to it and loring u.s. tax to make the u.s. companies the most competitive in the world. >> reporter: wilbur ross for commerce signals a turning away
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on wall street corruption. >> when you cast that ballot, just picture a wall street board filled with the special interests who have been bleeding your country and your city and every place else. i'm not going to let wall street get away with murder. wall street has caused tremendous problems for us. >> reporter: mr. trump is signaling he will keep his problems to main street with the agreement with carrier to keep 1,000 jobs in the united states. >> someone who is not even yet president of the united states is able to negotiate something that was campaign. >> reporter: senator dan coats, a former u.s. ambassador to germany under president george w. bush is considered for director of national intelligence. and james mattis the front-runner for secretary of defense. mattis retired only three years ago and congress would need to waive a law forbidding any retire general from leading the pentagon within seven years of retirement. sarah palin has been mentioned as a possible secretary of
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consideration is more theoretical than serious. washington congresswoman kathy mcmorris-rogers is a likely candidate for interior secretary. >> major garrett, thanks. protests broke out overnight in charlotte, north carolina, after the decision not to charge the police officer who shot and killed keith lamont scott. at least four people were arrested. dozens o waved signs as they marched through the streets. scott's wife captured his final moments on video. the district attorney says scott had a gun and officer brently vincent acted in self-defense in the september shooting. jericka duncan is in charlotte, outside of police headquarters, where the protest ended with reaction from scott's family. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the scott family said that they were profoundly disappointed by the decision. now they did call for peace
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in front of the police station behind me. at tiles, they threatened no peace without justice. >> it's my opinion that officer vincent acted lawfully when he shot mr. scott. >> reporter: charlotte district attorney andrew murray said he and 15 top prosecutors unanimously agreed that officer brently vincent's use of deadly force against keith lamont >> he doesn't have a gun! >> reporter: in cell phone video of the september confrontation, scott's wife claimed her husband was unarmed. >> no gun. >> reporter: you didn't see any gun? >> no gun. >> reporter: in october, scott told gayle king she stood by her observation. >> reporter: they say there was an ankle holster on your husband. >> never seen it a day in my life. >> reporter: on wednesday, murray said he wanted to correct
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surveillance footing of shot before the shooting pointing outline the bulge at his ankle was consistent with the shape of the ankle holster and gun recovered at the scene. >> mr. scott's dna was found on the slide and grip of the gun. >> reporter: murray said videos released by police do not show a gun in scott's hand when he got out of his car. but he says the videos do show scott's pant leg pulled up above where police said they recovered the ankle holster. officer vincent was working underc apartment executing a warrant for someone else's arrest. he said he noticed scott smoking marijuana in a parked suv and risking a blown cover, he ignored it. >> that all changed when officer vincent saw mr. scott holding up a semiautomatic handgun as he sat in his vehicle. >> drop the gun! >> reporter: investigators say scott disregarded at least ten commands by officers to drop the gun. vincent spoke to investigators
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attorney eduardo curry represents the scott family. >> how do you jump from an open carry state to now there is eminent danger and, therefore, force should be used? >> reporter: attorneys for the scott family say they will continue to investigate the case and look into a civil suit. gayle? >> thank you very much, jericka duncan. new cockpit audio raises troubling questions about a jet carrying a in colombia. 71 people killed when the plane went down in rugged terrain and six people survived the crash including three members of the team. josh elliott of cbsn is here with how the recordings show the plane was running out of fuel and suffering from electrical problems. >> reporter: good morning. as aviation officials do continue their investigation into this crash, they are now trying to answer questions, such as why was the plane so low on fuel?
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recordings said to be from on board the chapecoense soccer team charter plane reveal the plane's frightening moments. flight 2933 is in total failure, total electrical failure and out of fuel, the pilot pleads. where is the runway? moments later, the air traffic controller says the plane is stov runway. as investigators now comb the plane's wreckage on the outskirts of many colombia officials are presenting one possible cause of the crash. after not finding fuel at the impact zone or in the supply lines, our hypothesis is that there was a blackout in the motors, freddie benito said but the brazilian foreign minister who arrived in colombia on
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hypothesis forward, jose serra said. six people, including three members of the team, were pulled alive from the wreckage. colombian supporters held an emotional ceremony chanting and singing songs at the field where the chapeco would have played the biggest match in their history. and back in the southern brazilian city,he inside the team stadium revealed the community suffering and its pain. now of those six survivors, one of them, a bolivian flight attendant, reportedly told a colombian roo station believes he survived by putting his bag between his legs and going into the fetal position.
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the california mother was abducted and then released is trying to help detectives track down her captors. >> ahead, what sherri papini revealed to investigators about her kidnappers. the news is back in the
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should a california mountain be left alone good morning to you, it is 7:26 right now. i'm chris mckinnon. let's get you over to danielle with a check of our forecast. a pretty nice one for the 1st of december. >> i know, chris. the last of the showers pushing through the cape cod canal right now, will be offshore and the outer cape in the next 30 minutes or mild start too. 50s in town, 30s north and west. highs today go 55 to 60 for many of us and it'll feel more like the end of october as opposed to december. nice end to the week tomorrow, and turning cooler this weekend in the 40s. a little chilly on sunday, chris. >> thank you very much, danielle. let's get you out on the roads this morning. the zakim bridge is moving along pretty okay. the lever connector is okay. and slow on 93 southbound basically from 495 to 128 and then again from spot pond straight on down through summerville. breaking news in needham
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parked close to the tracks at the needham heights station. you can see it's flipped over there from this picture that was just sent from the fire chief there. no one was hurt, that's the good news. but the cause -- but this is causing some delays along the needham line this morning. so you want a heads up in that area. we'll head back to "cbs this morning" next right here on wbz. we'll be back with another check on your traffic and weather together and your top stories in 30 minutes.
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? >> my face will be spitting various forms of fruit. your job is to stand behind that glass and not flinch. do you think you're someone who is likely to flinch? >> uh-huh. whoa! what did you have for breakfast today? >> i had -- [ screaming ] whoa! >> i can't talk to you right now. i'm too scared! whoa! [ screaming ] >> that was a good flinch.
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it shows you those are grown ass people but everybody -- >> this is a morning show, gayle! young children are watching. >> it's still okay. but everybody likes acting like a kid. everybody does. >> that's true. welcome back to "cbs this morning.? coming up in this half hour, the fate of prisoners still held at guantanamo bay. detainees never charged or worried that donald trump's election will keep them in limbo. only on "cbs this morning," we like it when we can say that, a family' plea to release their father. a backlash to shoot a california wild lion. the big cat killed a dozen domesticated animals. ahead why so many in the community want to protect this dangerous predator. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. cbs affiliate kiro police in tacoma killed a suspect accused of killing and shooting a police
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inside a home. the officer was shot multiple times while respond to go a domestic violence call. a procession of law enforcement officers from the region escorted the body overnight from the hospital to the medical examiner's office. the officer's identity has not been released. "the washington post" says donald trump is assembling the wealthiest administration in modern american history and his nominees include two multimillionaires and two wilbur ross has a not worth $2.5 billion and the family of education nominee betsy devos has a net worth of $5 million. >> nancy pelosi won yesterday the democratic spokesperson. she is 76 and some democrats say this term should be her last as their leader. blookberg news reports that opec plans to lower oil production.
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the deal yesterday in vienna. crude prices rose worldwide on the news. the cuts are opec's first in eight years. a global supply glut has depressed prices. we have new details this morning from the sheriff's deputy investigatoring the kidnapping of sherri papini held against her will three weeks and found thanksgiving morning. her husband is telling cbs news about the very scary circumstances around her that's correct. a bag over her head. they opened the door. she doesn't know because she had a bag over her head. they cut something to free her restraint that was holding her into the vehicle and then kind of pushed her out. >> very scary stuff. papini is trying to help police find her captors. mireya villarreal is outside of the sheriff's office in redding,
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she gave investigators. >> reporter: good morning, gayle. definitely a scary situation, indeed. the shasta county sheriff's deputy is wosheriff's departmen working with the papini. but they also say that although she has given them a lot of information about her suspects and her time in captivity, they still don't have a good description of those two women who are still at large and considered dangerous. has been reunited with her family. >> reporter: sherri papini told police the two women who allegedly abducted her spoke in spanish and tried to hide their identities. >> sherri did her best that she could in providing the descriptions but was not able to provide a detailed description due to the suspects covering their faces and, at times, sherri's head was covered. >> reporter: the sheriff said papini described one of the
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hair and pierced ears and thin eyebrows. the second is an older woman with straight black hair with hints of gray and thick eyebrows. investigators are trying to work with a sketch artist to create drawings of the suspects. they don't know if they targeted papini or if this was a random abduction. >> until we identify the suspects, the public should remain cautious. >> reporter: during the 22 days she was in captivity, sherri says she was beaten and and released on the side of this northern california highway about 150 miles from her home. investigators are now processing the clothes she was found in for dna evidence. the sheriff says papini's only memories could be crucial to solving the case but that could take time. >> sometimes people that undergo extreme instances or trauma, the mind can end up blocking out information and recollection. >> reporter: detectives recently
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surveillance video that had suvs in them on the day she was taken, the abduction day on november 2nd but papini looked at that video and said none of them was the suv she was taken in. >> thank you. the white house says it will not allow president-elect trump to veto any releases from guantanamo bay prison before he takes office. the obama administration is working to find countries that will accept dozens of prisoners who have been cleared to leave. only on "cbs this morning," margaret brennan spoke with a relative of one of the detainees hoping for release. margaret, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, the pace of prisoner releases has picked up in recent months. but donald trump's campaign pledge to stop this prison from closing has left the fate of many prisoners in limbo. on a quiet day in the guantanamo prison yard, giant buzzarded picked at a detainee's leftovers. one prisoner spotted our cameras
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we weren't permitted to film his face as he described each painting in a mix of english and arabic. his name is khalid qasim and accused of training with al qaeda and never charged with a crime 14 years after arriving here. nearly half of the 60 remaining detainees will never be charged, in part, due to a lack of conclusive evidence. but admiral peter clark said there are grounds for their were accidentally rounded up. there is a reason why they are still here. >> reporter: perasha is the oldest detainee at 69. he claims his encounters with both osama bin laden and sheikh mohamed was cincinnati. the intelligence community disagrees but his son moustapha
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him. the lawyer says the prison doors will slam shut when donald trump takes office. his client told him the prisoners were on edge on election night. >> ed that many detainees thought that it was the end of the world and felt terrible, and that many detainees asked for tran qa liesers and sleeping pills because they were to distraught. >> reporter: some prisoners are being freed as the u.s terrorist threat. they stay in this apartment before they leave to start adjusting to the outside. >> they are showers and tv and dvd player. playstation game. >> reporter: this route out of the prison is called the pathway to freedom. officials here insist that they are not rushing out any prisoners, but there is congressional concern that they
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won't adequately monitor them or stop them from posing a future threat. >> margaret brennan at guantanamo bay, thanks. a california rancher is having second thoughts about whether to shoot a predatory mountain lion. ahead, how a community's uproar could force a new approach to the big cat responsible for killing dozens of livestock. we invite you to subscribe to our "cbs this morning" podcast. you'll get the news of the day, extended interviews and podcast originals. find t apple's podcast app. we will be right back.
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? plan to shoot a southern california mountain lion has triggered a heated debate over whether a beloved wild animal should be killed, captured or simply left alone. the big cat is blamed for killing a dozen animals on a
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an overflow crowd squared off last night with california officials. carter ercvans has more. >> reporter: last night, wildlife officials held a meeting right here to talk to locals about building complete enclosures like this to keep their livestock safe at night and they expected about a dozen 0 people or so to show up. instead, there were hundreds. >> no one wants anyone to shoot p-45! >> reporter:t night, concerned residents voiced their outrage over plans to kill a mountain lion known to locals as p45. the 150-pound cat is one of roughly a dozen roaming the hills near los angeles who are being tracked by the national park service with a gps collar that logs every move. but over the past year, it's believed p45 has killed dozens of livestock and carrying out its bloodiest attack yet last weekend.
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he just killed them and kind of left them where they lay and went on to the next one. >> reporter: wendall phillips immediately suspected p45 when he saw the ten dead alpacas on his ranch. they granted a ten day permit to shoot p45 which they are determined to do when a mountain lion destroys a person's livestock. attorney reid brightman who represents victoria attended last night's meeting. >> she has taken a lot of steps to try to avoid this the last year. >> no! >> reporter: he revealed she is now reconsidering her next move and asking the department of fish and wildlife to capture the animal, instead, and have it relocated to an animal sanctuary. >> if she could have any solution that does not involve the animal being killed, she wants to explore it.
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says that request may not be possible. >> in this situation, we wouldn't relocate this animal based on the fact that it's killed animals, so it would take it kind of off the table. >> reporter: and she says that if authorities do not grant her request to relocate this animal, she does have someone on standby to shoot him. of course, wildlife folks don't want the animal shot. they don't even want to relocate it. they just want him to be able to roam freely. sides in that story. i wonder what the answer is there. we will let them figure that one out! thank you, carter. >> that's right! >> we have enough on our plate! >> we really do and stay in our lanes right here at the table.
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new surveillance video shows a suspect stealing a very valuable bucket on a busy new york city street. i wonder if this guy knew what he was getting. this nearly 90-pound bucket was full of gold plates worth more than $1 million. >> no! >> you can see the suspect snatch it off the armored truck when the guard stepped away. the suspect then struggles to carry it. it's he puts the bucket down saying i need a little rest. putting it down at one point. >> he looks like he is flagging a cab. >> the theft took place back in september. the suspect is believed to be in florida now. he had cased the car a couple times and goes back. >> exactly what he was doing! >> looks like an inside job. >> he knew. gold plates? >> what do you do with it? >> you retire to florida is what you do with it. >> how do you get rid of the gold plates? >> sell it. >> to who? >> i don't know.
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>> they clearly have an idea. they think he's in florida. did you know that aspirin every day could extend the lives of a million more americans? ahead, dr. david agus on his new research into the original wonder drug. do you guys take one? >> i do every day. >> good. you're watching "cbs this morning." attention shoppers, it's cyber week at toys"r"us, and people are saving big storewide and online! get 50% off awesome toys like me! week at toys"r"us! save big on thousands of toys kids want, online and in store! toys"r"us ...awwwesome! mastering irresistibly smooth. the lindor truffle ... from the lindt master chocolatiers. hard outer shell... smooth, luscious center. unwrap. unwind. with the lindor truffle. from the lindt master chocolatiers.
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good morning to you, srch:56 right now, i'm chris mckinnon. we'll check your top stories in just a moment. first let's check in with danielle. >> rain is out, sun is out now, chris. and the leftover showers are pushing off the outer cape right now. still a few leftover clouds in the southeast part of the st running in the 50s. 43 in boston, 43 in manchester. this is december 1st. what? 55 to 60 degrees, well above average for this time of year. not quite as warm tomorrow. we'll be around 50 with a gusty breeze. turning cooler for the weekend but dry with sun and clouds in the low 40s, a little chilly by sunday, chris >> thanks very much, danielle. here's the mass pike and story drive. do want to update you on a situation on story drive right now. an accident in the left lane inbound at the longfellow
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delays if you're heading that way. keep a heads up there. an 18-year-old will be in court today in brockton accused of stabbing his mother to death. franz polinnese's grandmother was also home at the time, but she managed to escape to a neighbor's house. he's charged now with homicide. investigators say they recovered a knife from that home. head back to "cbs this morning" next right here on
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? it is thursday, december 1st, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning.? there is more real news ahead, including new evidence that aspirin is a life saver. dr. david agus who ledhe like him. plus, how much businesses lose because we are not getting enough sleep. first, here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. >> this community is in storm shock after the tornado came barreling through here with wind up to 135 miles an hour. more than 700 structures, homes, and businesses are just like the ones that we are standing in right now have been destroyed. >> there are concerns about what kind of precedent this deal sets for other companies with plans
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>> carrier gives the president-elect an economic victory one that is likely to eclipse all speculation about future cabinet picks and the excrete knee of cabinet secretaries nominated so far. the scott family did call for peace yesterday. last night, protesters gathered in front of the police station behind me. at times, they threatened no peace without justice. aviation officials now trying to answer questions such as why was the plane so low on fuel? and how might something like this be avoided he although she was given them a lot of information, they still don't have a good description of those two women who are still at large. two connecticut residents stole over $1,000 worth of candles from the yankee candle village! the suspects are being described as white. it won't be hard to find
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he's in the studio! >> gayle king with norah o'donnell. charlie rose is off and anthony mason is here. violent weather hit the southeast overnight and storms blamed five denths across the region. >> video shows one of several water spouts that touched down off the coast of northwest florida. alabama is assessing the damage. more than a dozen tornadoes w other states in a day. investigators believe the deadly tennessee wildfires were caused by humans. the death toll rose to seven after search and rescue crews recovered three more bodies. the fires have damaged or destroyed more than 700 homes and businesses and other buildings. only 30% of the town of gatlinburg has been searched. crews are still looking for survivors and victims. most of the fires were contained by yesterday afternoon.
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the u.n. says aleppo, sea, is in danger of becoming a giant graveyard. syrian government troops in aleppo have seized more than a third of the territory held by rebel groups. human rights reservers say the last two weeks of fighting has killed more than 300 civilians. a special envoy said 400,000 have been displaced in the city. our debora patta is on her way there and report on the situation tonight on the to indiana today announcing a deal to preserve more than a thousand u.s. jobs. back in february, carrier announced it was closing two facilities and moving about 2,000 jobs to mexico. mr. trump slammed the decision on the campaign trail and promised to make the move difficult. "fortune" magazine reports the president-elect called the ceo of carrier's parent company united technologies. mr. trump reportedly said any savings from closing the factory
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by savings from corporate tax rate reductions he plans to put in place. mnuchin says those type of dealings will continue when trump takes office. >> it starts with an attitude of this administration, this president, this vice president-elect, o? is going to have open communications with business leader. and you can see that this started because the president-elect called up the ceo of united to thechnologies said it's important to keep here. wilbur and i will continue that. he said this is a great first win without us even taking the job. >> united technologies gets 10% of its revenue from federal contracts. carrier hasn't said if those contracts played a role in its decision to keep jobs in indiana. russian president vladimir putin said this morning that his country does not want confrontation with the u.s. putin said in a state of the
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russia have a joint responsibility to ensure international security. he called global terrorism in the united states real enemy. putin also said he will not let russian interests be stepped on and he is prepared to defend them. cia director john brennan warned president-elect trump this week not to put too much faith in russia. >> russia is a country that will pursue its national interests frequently to the detriment of the interest of the people of co uproar. i think president-elect trump and the new administration need to be weary of russian promises. russian promises in my mind have not given us what it is that they have pledged. >> brennan steps down as head of the cia in january. president-elect trump's luxury hotel in washington is prompting new questions about potential conflicts of interest. top oversight and transportation city democrats are calling for more information about the lease
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twitter he will desperate himself from the trump organization. he wrote legal documents are being crafted which take me completely out of business operations. anna werner is outside of trump international hotel in washington with some of the unusual problems. good morning, anna. >> reporter: good morning. well, the president-elect said he'll hold a press conference in mid december to discuss how he is going to separate himself from his businesses p.m. on twitter, ed he would separate himself, quote, in total. but still has not given any specifics. and exactly how he chooses to separate himself from his family empire could prove critical. >> 1-2-3! yea! >> reporter: trump's luxury hotel in washington's old post office building is owned by the federal government and leased to trump. through a national park service restoration tax credits, the company owned by the president-elect and some family members could earn a tax credit of up to $32 million.
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advise a vis-a-vis under the united states government. that's fine if he wants to stay in business but if he wants to come over and be president of the united states he can't be both a landlord and a tenant in the building at the same time. >> 3-2-1! >> reporter: over the past 15 years or so, donald trump's worldwide properties labeled with the trump brand have expanded. >> enjoy your views and enjoy the great luxury lifestyle. there will be nothing like i south america. >> reporter: mr. trump's may 2016 publicly filed financial disclosure listed the businesses and entities he is connected to, including places where he has developments like trump bali and india and uruguay and lists places he may be planning new developments like one trump marks south africa llc and jedda, saudi arabia.
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president-elect's name splashed across their front and? >> i'm not a national security expert but i can tell you there is no way i would want to put the name of the president of the united states on top of a building and, in particular, if it's clear he is getting payments for that in some of these countries around the world where there is definitely a terrorist threat. >> reporter: the trump organization gave cbs news the same statement they have been giving out on the subject for three weeks, that says we are in the process of vetting various structures with a goal of the im of the trump organization. they did not respond wednesday to requests for more details on exactly what that may mean. but painter says if it's anything less than mr. trump selling all of his assets, it's not enough. >> it's critical he sell off his ownership. these business create way too many conflicts of interest for him as president, regardless of who is operating the businesses.
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disclosure form, but that form is not as revealing as an actual tax return because it does not require disclosure of actual income. as we have reported before, conflict of interest laws really don't cover this unique situation because they do not apply to the president or vice president, like they do to other governmental employees. anthony? >> anna werner, thank you. vice president biden will make a return appearance next week on "the late show" with first time on a talk show since the presidential election. he first appeared on "the late show" just over a year ago. see him sit down with stephen colbert tuesday night at 11:35 p.m. here on cbs. >> good to see him back there. aspirin can extend the lives of nearly a million more americans if people just start
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? most of us know that taking an aspirin a day helps prevent heart disease but millions of americans who could benefit from a low dose of the drug don't take it. a new research at the university of southern california study led by our own dr. david agus. over the next 20 years, 900,000 lives could be spared and 692 billion dollars in health benefit costs saved.
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>> so describe low dose aspirin therapy. >> so pirin is a 20,000-year-old drug. 81 milligrams of this compound every day reduces the death rate of cancer by 30% and stroke. many of us aren't taking it s showing that people who take it do take it you're going to add 900,000 lives by the year 2036 and 690 billion dollars in health savings. those are big numbers. >> what age should this start? >> anthony, age 50 is where the data is really most pronounced because that is when disease starts to happen, heart disease and cancer. some of the cancer studies started at age 40 where i starred aspirin.
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before you start a medicine. but certainly interesting. >> so if it's so good for us, especially for people over the age of 50, why aren't we taking it? >> gayle, i got to ask that question to you! >> busted! busted! >> so busted! i wasn't referring to me, dr. agus! aim asking for all of the viewers out there. >> part of the reason, it's too cheap. when have you a drug that cost is going to spend money marketing it. we don't perceive value in it but the data are clearly there. when you talk about health reform, we talk about health care finance reform, this is real health reform. let's educate people to take a pill that makes a benefit. >> any downside? >> it can increase bleeding time and upset the stomach. both of which are real and we figure them into our models but the benefits dramatically outweigh the risks. gayle, start. >> i am. i really am.
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glad to here this. let me ask you about a new sleep study came out from the rand corporation and it found that the lack of sleep cost the u.s. up to $411 billion in lost productivity. what does it mean for us on the individual level? >> i think we as a culture are saying, you know, we got to get more done, get more done. use your devices right before you go to bed and we forget having a restful sleep actually makes us work better during the day. so it hurts us. people who sleep less hours has a higher death rate as well as the lack of productivity. and so from a health perspective, it's critical thaw get that seven hours. >> david, i mean, we keep hearing these stories but, i mean, what are the signs -- aside from getting up at 4:00 to do this show, what are the signs you're not getting enough sleep? >> the key is to get regular sleep. go to bed the same time and get up at the same time in the morning. when you can't concentrate during the day, you can't focus, you're feeling fatigued, that is
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which affects our sleep and drinking more sugary sodas and drinking caffeine, alcohol, all of which affect our sleep and doing less exercise, all of which take time off sleep. so we need to change our whole lifestyle because the goal is productivity, happy, long life. and we can achieve it if we pay attention. >> we all want those things! >> i know! we do! >> we all want it. it's just difficult. >> gayle, aspirin! >> i swear to god i am going to do that. >> dr. david agus, thanks. is a major copyright infringement case. ahead why the doctors and writers were accused of stealing part of the script with a hit broadway musical. you're watching "cbs this morning." this is lulu, our newest dog. mom didn't want another dog. she said it's too much work. lulu's hair just floats.
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? don't cry say they don't cry ? >> gayle is part of the four seasons? >> yes, yes. ? hang on to what we got don't let go ? >> i'm sorry. look what i started. part of the hit musical jersey boys sounded a little too familiar with the widow of one author. she sued for copyright
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frankie vallee and the four seasons. they say they copied part of a script by a ghost writer who wrote about one of the founding members. he spoke to an attorney for the show's creators. >> whenever you have two factual works, historical works talking about the same subject matter, you're going to have a lot of similarities. and i think that the jury was focused on the similarities but without really appreciating that the scope of copyright protection is really quite limi significant. jersey boys has grossed more than $2 billion worldwide since its 2005 debut. performances of the show on broadway will close next month. >> music is so great. i love the music. >> i've never seen it. >> you got to go. you got to go, norah. more than 500,000 people are following the world's news on
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good morning, everyone. it's 8:25, i'm kate merrill with your top stories. first let's get a check of that thursday forecast. things looking up, danielle >> yes, kate. the sun is now out in a lot of spots, the rain gone, last of the clouds in the southeast part of state will depart and not really feeling like the 1st of december. we're in the 50s already south of town, 49 in boston right now, and the be a little bit gusty. we push 55 to 60 for highs today across southern new england. not quite as warm tomorrow, but a nice end to the week, gusty breeze, right around 50. turning cooler as we head into the weekend, especially by sunday with highs in the low 40s, kate. >> all right. a messy day on the roads right now at 8:25. a live look right now at the expressway, slow still as you make your way into the city. there's an accident on route 3 southbound at exit 29 causing some trouble. an earlier accident in sharon
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causing a delay there. and also left lane on sturrow in boston is blocked inbound at the longfellow bridge. and an update on breaking news from needham right now. a commuter rail train hit a car that was parked too close to the tracks at the needham heights station. as you can see, it flipped it right over. the fire chief sent us this picture shortly after it happened. thankfully no one was hurt. a police chase ends with a crash in brockton. a cruiser colliding with a suspect vehicle overnight. po off. police are now searching for them. the officer suffered minor injuries but is expected to be okay. the chase began when officers were responding to a report of shots fired on ford street around 12:30. when they tried to pull over a vehicle, it took off. all public schools in palmer are closed today while police investigate a threat spray painted on a sign outside the high school. this photo was posted on palmer high school's facebook page. it reads shooting along with
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the sign read kill along with a time. all classes and after-school activities are canceled for today. and a campus controversy ends with a compromise, a painting of the kkk will remain at an art exhibit, but for now you'll have to look at it under a drape. the art exhibit at salem state university was scheduled to reopen yesterday. it will run through december 14th. we are back in 30 minutes with another update.
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? welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, the year according to instagram from the world's top news stories to the most followed news. we will take a look at the most popular posts of 2016 and most of the social network users are from outside. that's right, outside the united states. plus, we have liev schreber in our toyota green room. why his role in the broadway revival of? as one critic calling him a seduction machines. the creator of the big mac has died.
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a mcdonald's outside of pittsburgh franchised by jim delligatti. it went national the next year. he was 98 years old. >> we didn't know his name but sure know the sandwich. >> the big mac is always a favorite in my household. >> i love the special sauce. >> it's still good. >> like thousand island dressing. >> shhsh! it's a secret. "wall street journal" increasing rentals. it would help them settle disputes with regulatories around the world. breaking the limits. britain's "independent" explains how some australian students shamed martin shkreli
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bill to a big hike overnight. it is used to treat malaria and hiv. >> "the new york times" reports on a study that looked at whether illegal has 80% shoate significant reductions after a fortune says facebook sheryl sandberg plans to give $100 million in stock in charity. she is the facebook chief operating officer. it shows the company shares would go to a donor advised fund. sandberg will reportedly give to several charities including those that empower women and grief support groups which helped her after the death of her husband last year. with more than 500 million
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important platform to share the biggest stories of the year. like the tragic shooting at an orlando nightclub to the summer olympics in brazil. and the historic presidential election. the trump family watching the returns come in. instagram has connect people all around the world. >> here at "cbs this morning," we like to use our accounts to share our broadcast and our lives with viewers. i post behind the scenes and photos and norah shares moments with her family and gay chronicled visits to the dentist and the gym. >> attractive! >> and ventures on the playground! >> my children are so proud! >> charles porch head of instagram, good morning. >> good morning. such a thrill to be here. >> yea! >> what do you think of gayle's account? >> gayle actually, i'm not just saying this, gayle. it's one of my favorite accounts. gayle is living an incredible life and you're taking us along for the ride which is
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because life isn't always so great and wonderful. i love instagram. >> i think it's all about your highlights and everything you have in between. >> you reach 500 million users this summer. why has that happened? >> we reached 500 million users like you said and it's a thrill for us because not a lot of apps have actually reached that amount. i think what has happened on instagram we have really become this community that is organizing ad people are forming these really strong ties and it keeps propelling the community forward and it's really helping the growth on the platform. >> i actually think instagram is a happy place, do you know what i mean? yes. a lot of the social media platform some have turned a little negative. i think instagram seems to me sort of a happy place and people are trying to share happy memories or memories of news events. what have you found in terms of instagram and news intersecting?
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tough things like the refuge crisis, for example. we have seen instagram help put a face to the refuge crisis. there is an amazing account called the worldwide tribe that is one of my favorites. this woman named jasmine o'hara a student from the south of the uk and tried to figure out what is happening with refuges and drove to a refuge camp in france on her day off on a phone and documenting the stories of re people following her and she is going to refuge camps all over the middle east and europe and reporting on what the needs are right now. really trying to do good in the world and organize the community around what is happening. >> i got such a kick out of the pope being on instagram. how did that happen? i heard that you guys made a personal pitch to the pope. what is that and were you in that room when that happened? >> we gave a personal pitch to the pope. i did get to go to the vatican. >> wow! >> so i will give the pitch, the
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founder kevin who actually made that. >> what did he say? >> really we went to the pope and we said we really think instagram could be a great tool for you. when we went in for the conversation with the folks at the vatican, they really understood that instagram is a new visual language. the pope's flock, they speak all sorts of difference languages and spread out all over the world. >> do you just call the vatican and say we want to meet the pope? i'm curious, charles. >> you do. we had a couple of intrti the social media there. they are lovely people and really forward thinking and they really -- >> 80% of your viewers are now outside of the u.s. so he can speak to the whole world through this. >> through a picture. >> exactly. he is put ug pictures of positivity and photo and video and putting a few captions in other languages but it doesn't matter because you can still understand the message is trying to get across to you.
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i was surprised to hear that selena has more followers than taylor. why is that? >> selena and taylor are the number one and two most followed people on instagram. selena has 103 million followers and they are both great at the platform. what i like about selena she is authentic on the platform, much like you, gayle. she creates a two-way conversation with her fans and posting these photos and interacting in comments and been a frequent poster which i think has really gotten her ahead. post, right? >> she does. >> wasn't it was a paid promotion, was it is not? >> we stay out of what the relationships are between, like, celebrities and their brands. >> right. >> it is an ad from coke it looks like she has a #on there. i think the focus she's so good at instagram it's not such a surprise that she would have the most followers. >> is there a way you can let people know what is an ad and
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these things? >> for selena, she put #ad to let her fans know that and she has a really open conversation with them and she is being honest with them. i will say for the shot, it is a beautiful shot and it has her song lyrics on it and people really responded really well to it. >> so it's interacting. some of the comments can get snarky too on instagram. >> we have tools for that. so we really want instagram to be a safe place. we want it to be a place where you can really truly express yourself and we have new common features that can help you co your columns. >> i like it. i'm a big fan. thank you, charles, for coming. actor liev schreber, i wonder is he on instagram? he is bringing something risque to broadway. are you on instagram? >> yes. >> he is listening!
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? talk about instagram. here is liev schreber on his opening night on broadway. he is known as playing a detective on the shshowtime whia division of cbs.
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>> he stars as a "playboy" in 18th century france challenged with corrupting a young woman before her wedding! >> now, this key resembles the key to your bed bedroom door which i happen to know is kept in your mother's room on the mantelpiece tied with a blue ribbon. take it. attach the blue ribbon to it and put it in place of your bedroom key which you bring to me and i'll get a copy cut in two hours and return you the original and you can put it back in your able to collect your letters and without any further implications. >> oh, dear! he appears opposite tony award actress in the term of sex, power and big-time portrayal! i went yesterday in the pouring rain just to see. this is fascinated me about the play. the dialogue. a couple of lines. >> you've given me great
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>> i want her to believe in god and virtue. >> and still not be able to stop hoe herself. >> you only flirt with those. >> you intend to refuse. >> i love the language in this play! you are such a cat in this play! >> thank you. i think. >> is it something -- it's clearly not hard for you to play because you play him so well. it's about sex and revenge. >> very hard for me to play. >> is it? >> i didn't think it would be but it's really, really hard. >> why? >> well, i think it's >> yes. >> a beast of a play. a lot of dialogue, particularly for val mal. but i think the sexual indiscretion part of it and the scandal of it is really complicated. i think it starts out very funny and it goes to some relatively dark places. >> you didn't think you were really right for this part? did i hear that? >> no! but i'm really -- look. that is part of, i think, my job as an actor is to try to do
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directions. >> yeah. >> and i think, you know, one of the things about doing something like ray, which i love doing, is that it's a very specific thing and on a television show, you end up doing that for a long time and then you're sort of looking for ways to expand your work and your range. and for me this felt like it might be that kind of opportunity. >> yeah. ray donovan, you've gotten such a following and so many people love, love, love that show and in its fifth season? >> yes. we are going into our fifth season. >> why did you need more on your plate? >> i didn' >> that's a really good point, norah. >> yes. >> number one, you have a lot of dialogue and it seems grueling. it doesn't like you could ever zone out while you're up there thinking what am i doing for dinner? >> i tell you what i did. i wanted to be close to the kids and i wanted to pick a job that would put me in new york and keep me in new york. >> yeah. >> and this was a job that was in the city. and it kept me around the kids. the problem is -- >> have you two sons? >> 7 and 9.
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time to be with them on a theater schedule. >> wednesday, matinee. you did five hours of theater. two shows. >> yeah. just this past thanksgiving, we had thanksgiving day off and then we did five shows in two days. >> wow! >> that has to be exhausting! >> i think the play is getting rave reviews. it's from the movie. there was a movie. i remember the movie years ago. i remember the other play that was on broadway. but now the time is so different. made me squirm and he is is a don't s -- seducing a young girl. it's very graphic, number one. i almost felt like i was watching child molestation but people were laughing. am i reading it wrong? >> it's supposed to make you uncomfortable. laclo who wrote this play in
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and, you know, sort of since been interpreted, particularly by the movie, it's a wonderful sex scandal. but the reality is that the guy was writing it to say, watch out and so i think the intention is that people become very uncomfortable in take scene. now, of course, casting an actor that looks as old as me an as an actor that looks as young -- >> she looks 14. >> may be a little extreme but i think that was the intention.ce through in that period and i think that is the intention. >> the picture on the playbill we have up here. wow! >> that one, i like. >> i understand you two had just met when you took that picture? >> yeah. >> you got acquainted very quickly! >> yeah. that is steamy! >> yeah. >> you got acquainted very quickly. >> can i ask you about the film you're working on that coproducing called "the bleeder" about the boxer who fought
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are you through intevensify training in. >> no, it's done and should be coming out in the spring. it's the story of the real "rocky" guy and he is a wonderful character and it was a lot of fun to do. naomi and i got to work together on it. i co-wrote it and co-produced it and i'm really proud of it. felipe fardow is a wonderful canadian director. >> i was disappointed when i he she wrote in "people" magazine change is very scary but you two have navigated to raise your children together. is change scary for you? >> of course, it is but we are parents together so we will be together for the rest of our lives no matter what and we are very close. >> i'm glad to hear that. >> hopefully, that never changes and i don't think it will. >> would you like me to set you up with someone? >> yes. >> okay, good.
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>> i'm here to help! here to help. it's always good to see you. congrats. >> liev schreber, thank you for being here. >> thank you. >> you can see the musical on broadway at the booth theater now until january. are you okay with that? >> how did he do? >> who won the world chess championship? the outcome of a tiebreaker in the final showdown in new york between two grand masters. you're watching "cbs this
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week chess marathon came down to this final move by magnus carlsen of norway. he beat the russian challenger
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good thursday morning, everyone. 8:55 . i'm kate merrill with your headlines. let's get a check of forecast with danielle. >> sun is up now, rain is all gone. it's a bright beautiful sunshine today. some clouds building into the berkshires. it's warm. 50s south of town, 52 in taunton, 57 i high temperature today. a gusty west wind. the wind stays active tonight and tomorrow, a little less mild tomorrow, right around 50 and turning cooler for the weekend but dry with sun and clouds. a little chilly, low 40s, kate, by sunday. >> let's take a look at the roads right now just before 9:00 a.m. mass pike east right now is slow going, but it's moving. the real tough spot this morning is the expressway north. still stop and go 128 have some
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and also heading into the city on 93 south is a tough ride right now. in the new, an 18-year-old will be in court today in brockton accused of stabbing his mother to death. a grandmother escaped to a neighbor's house. when police arrived, he was sitting outside. the man is now charged with homicide. investigators say they recovered a knife from the home. despite protests, a houston energy company plans to activate a gas pipeline through several boston neighborhoods today. the globe is reporting the gas through the pipeline in west roxbury. the pipeline runs near a quarry where dynamite is regularly used and neighbors fear that it's only a matter of time before an explosion could possibly happen. the system says spectra energy which runs the pipeline has not turned over kreucialt safety plans. crews are still working to clean up and make repair from a major water main break in boston yesterday. we just learned that washington street has been reopened. but traffic on neilon street is
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area all together if you can. and police are stepping up patrols at a new england mosque that received hate-filled letters warning muslims to leave the country or face genocide. the morphing in providence is just one of several -- the mosque in providence is just one in several states that got the letter. the fbi says there are no specific threats, but they are monitoring the situation. our next newscast is today at noon. we'll see you then.
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