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benefiber? nourishes them... and what helps them, helps you. clear, taste-free, benefiber?. captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is thursday, december 8th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning.? oo december storm marches across the midwest and rockies. millions of americans are in its path. >> we are in georgia where a massive manhunt is under way for a gunman accused of killing one police officer and wounding another. >> paula broadwell's first naaltionin tv terview before her affair with general david petraeus. why she says the army won't let her move on with her life and what she thinks of petraeus possibly becoming state. we begin this morning with a
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large. his name is minguell lembrick. >> reporter: someone who shot two police officers and one of them is very dangerous but if he resists we will overcome that consistence. >> a first half high school student waots sh by a police officer after brandishing a knife. >> he just shot the kid. >> it's pretty nasty out there. >> arctic blast about to blanket a big part of the united states. >> the coldest air in quite door iens op to the arctic. >> stay home and enjoy a nice cup of hot chocolate and stay off r the. oads >> rescue teams in indonesia searching for cease-fisurvivors earthquake doyestrozed dens of building. >> a plane in pakistan crashed. officials say no survivors. >> donald trump is talking about how much he likes barack obama. he needs it. >> he even run some of his cabinet choices by president obama. >> obama said, fine, i recommend
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>> twona tee cgersharged for allegedly starting the fires that tore through two resort towns near the great smoky mountains. >> this one in the san francisco international airport, he got tired and officers caught him on the tarmac. >> all that. >> the material girl gets a carpool karaoke ride on the late late show. ? music people come together ? >> and all that matters. >> donald trump was named magazine's 2016 person of the year. >> really? he has come a long way from his first "time" magazine cover an honor he rveeceid in 1989 when he was working as a magician in atlantic city. >> on "cbs this morning." >> check out trump on "time"'s cover. i can understand why he detrusts the media. it looks like they snuck up on him to take that photo. plus, "time" magazine, don't think i didn't notice you put
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head! announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota. let's go places! ? welcome to "cbs this morning." freezing weather is invading much of the country. more snow and ice caused near whiteout conditions overnight in colorado. millions of people are affected as the storm front moves from west-to-east. >> people across the nation are waking up to a bitter cold and a pacific northwest. omar villafranca is in bismarck, north dakota, where low windchills are creating dangerous conditions. omar, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this is the textbook definition of being snowed-in. residents here at this house haven't been able to use their front door or get out of their house because of this monster snow drift. now snow is not the problem. it's the subzero temperatures in
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heavy snow and bitter cold pummeled denver, colorado, wednesday night. drivers with ice covered windshields struggled to get on the road and near whiteout conditions led to crashes. to the north, snow caused parts of north dakota to look like a frozen tundra. on interstate 29 north of fargo, a semi truck lost control on the icy roads and slamming into a pickup truck. ow buried bismarck resident and trapping him for days. >> we get dumped on a lot but not like this. this is unusual for us. >> reporter: have you been able to leave your house? >> not for three days. >> reporter: do you have supplies in there? >> yes, we do. we are okay. >> reporter: in glennburg, north dakota this woman scaled a wall of snow as she opened her door and tried to make a brutal trek to the front yard and then had second thoughts.
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hasn't iced over the midwest spirit. eric burori got stuck trying to drive to work before a good samaritan helped to free him. >> it's pretty harsh. i mean, coming down here where it hasn't been plowed yet, it gets a little tough. >> in these kind of conditions, we coordinate with the street department. >> reporter: emergency responders say the below average temperatures can make work challenging. >> your hose is freezing up. your truck is freezing up. firefighting weather. >> reporter: the high tomorrow in bismarck, north dakota is supposed to be negative 4. residents are also going to try to come out and clear big snow drifts like this but more snow is in the forecast later on in the week. >> omar, i sure hope they invite you inside for hot chocolate or something. thank you very much. appreciate that. >> thanks. >> you're welcome.
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weather. >> reporter: good morning. coldest air of the season so far in place from portions of the west all the way down into the northern half of the deep south. but by tomorrow, that arctic air invasion pushes on off to the eastern seaboard and far south as northern florida. talking about high temperatures 10 to 20 degrees below average today and just 24 in minneapolis and 22 denver. 15 fargo. chicago, struggles to even reach 25 degrees. overnight lows tonight into low as the 20s. even as far south as atlanta. and add insult to injury, we are also looking at a storm system creating the first significant snow in the northwest. that continues to work east, possibly bringing accumulating snow to the midwest. just in time for the weekend. this all 13 days before winter officially starts. charlie? >> thanks, megan. president-elect trump is attacking an indiana union leader who said the
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chuck jones accused mr. trump of exaggerating how many jobs his deal prevented from going to mexico. the president-elect lashed out on twitter saying, jones was doing a terrible job. the top democrats in congress are bashing mr. trump for choosing scott pruitt to lead the environmental protection agency. the oklahoma attorney general is an epa critic and climate change concept tick. chuck schumer says his said, quote, the head of the epa cannot be a stenographer for the lobbyists pollutants and big oil. major garrett is covering this. >> reporter: one week ago, you might remember this. there was a fair bit of media coverage. president-elect donald trump flew to carrier in indianapolis to unveil a deal he said would prevent more than 1,000 jobs from moving from there to mexico. well, now the leader of the local union representing
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mr. trump's math, provoking an angry response from the where else? but on twitter. people's livelihoods, you sure ought to know what the numbers are. >> reporter: chuck jones, president of the union that represents carrier employees, accused president-elect donald trump of using dishonest numbers when touting jobs saved in indianapolis. >> actually, the number is over 1,100 people which is so great. >> reporter: jones said carri indianapolis to mexico and 350 of the 1,100 jobs mr. trump claimed to have saved were never at risk. on twitter, mr. trump said jones has done a terrible job representing workers. and a better union would have kept those jobs in indiana. spotted earlier at trump tower, oklahoma attorney scott pruitt, who mr. trump nominated to head the environmental protection agency. pruitt has previously sued the
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excessive regulation of natural resources. >> i think the greatest impediment we have in the country today as far as economic growth is not tax policy, it's regulatory policy. >> reporter: on his linked-in page he calls himself a leading advocate against the epa's activist agenda and this past may he wrote the debate over global warming is far from settled. the sierra club said having pruitt in charge of the epa is like putting a charge of fighting fires. mr. trump announced linda mcmahon to lead the small business administration. she and her husband vince founded world wrestling entertainment inc., a publicly traded billion dollar company and the couple donated $5 million to the trump foundation. >> look at that! >> mr. trump memoriably tackled vince mcmahon and shaved his
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billionaires. >> aarrgghh! >> addi iing linda mchayon. mr. trump will travel to eye would for a thank you rally later to nt first stopping in columbus, ohio, to meet with the people of that knife attack. a intense manhunt is searching for a man accused of killing a georgia police officer and wounding another. more than 20 law enforcement agencies are working to down the gunman. minguell lembrick accused of opening fire yesterday when police respond to do a domestic dispute. americus police officer was killed and jodi smith is in critical condition. demarco morgan is at the command center in americus, georgia, with police warnings about the suspect. demarco, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the flags are at half-mast outside of the command center
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lembrick is on the run. he had outstanding warrants for kidnapping and other charges related to a prior domestic s dispute. but the two officers responding to the call wednesday morning had no idea. >> enough violence has occurred today. we want you to call 911 and arrange to turn yourself in. >> reporter: investigators in georgia pleaded with lembrick, the man police say shot and killed one officer and critical w surrender. >> contact us to end this in a peaceful manner. >> reporter: officers nicholas smar and jo di smith respond to do a domestic dispute wednesday morning at this apartment flex in americus, georgia. after they arrived the officers encountered lembrick. >> a confrontation and lembrick killed smar and wounding officer smith. >> reporter: smar with the
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family. it's been many, many years since we have had an officer fall in the line of duty in americus. >> reporter: smith also shot was air-lifted to a local hospital in critical condition. >> someone who shot two police officers and killed one of them is very dangerous. if he resists, we will overcome that resistance. >> reporter: shortly after the shooting the 32 yer-year-old lembrick made posts on his facebook page including 40-second video. overnight the manhunt for him intensified with 20 difference agencies, including the fbi in pursuit. >> at this time, we don't know where he is. we ask people don't encounter him. don't try to approach him. just let us know where he is so we can take him into custody. >> reporter: police here are offering a $30,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest of lembrick. meanwhile, we have good news for you this morning. officer jodi smith who was
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night but is still in critical condition. gayle? >> but he is out of surgery. thank you very much, demarco. we are following another manhunt in south carolina. police say an escaped inmate may have stabbed a police officer in columbia. williamson was serving a life sentence when he escaped last night from a maximum security prison. about 80 miles from columbia. a reno, nevada, higho reopened this morning after campus police officers shot a student. cell phone video shows a 14-year-old boy wave is knives at other students. he was rushed to a hospital after the shooting. the police say he is in critical condition. carter evans is outside of huck high school in reno where authorities are asking people not to rush to judgment. carter, good evening. >> reporter: good morning. students were hanging around after lunch when two young men started fighting but when one of
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officer stepped in and opened fire. the 14-year-old student who appeared to be armed with two knives seemed to lunge and swing them at others. >> back off! back off! >> reporter: dozens were in an outdoor terrace area at the high school wednesday morning when the school district police officer shot the teen. cell phone shows the boy on the ground grabbing his upper body. >> he just shot the kid. >> reporter: witnesses reported hearing one shot fired. jason soto is reno's police chief. >> the officer gave verbal commands for the student to drop the knife and ultimately firing his service weapon and stopping the threat. >> reporter: several hours after the incident, students were reunited with their families. >> my teacher told us all to go
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away from the windows and the door. >> some others pulled me in the classroom and just i didn't feel safe. >> reporter: a lot of kids watched this happen yesterday and the school is going to have counselors on hand in case any of them need help processing what they need. as for the police officer, he is on routine paid administrative leave and police say he is cooperating with the investigation. norah? >> scary story. carter, thank you so much. two young people accused of starting deadly wildfires east tennessee may appear today in juvenile court. 14 people died in tennessee's biggest fire in a hundred years. 17,000 acres burned, along with hundreds of buildings. the suspects were charged yesterday with aggravated arson. manuel bojorquez is in gatlinburg, tennessee, where people are now returning to their homes and business. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. those minors are being held at the sevier juvenile detention
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from this checkpoint, one of many in this county still restricting access into the scorched areas. not much is known about the suspects right now. officials will not release their ages or genders. >> go, go g! >> reporter: state and federal investigators say two juveniles are responsible for starting these deadly wildfires in tennessee. the fires in and around great killed 14 people last week. this gatlinburg home is among more than 2,400 structures that were damaged or, in this case, destroyed. >> two juveniles were taken into custody by the tennessee bureau of investigation on allegations of aggravated arson. >> reporter: district attorney general jimmy dunn is prosecuting the case. >> additional charges are being considered and all options are
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including the possibility of seeking a transfer of these juveniles to adult criminal court. >> reporter: in tennessee, aggravated arson is a felony and carries 15 to 25 years in prison for adults with no criminal history and fine of $50,000. on monday a man whose business was destroyed said the students need to do the destruction. >> i know people want to hurt the kid but visit the families who are affected. volunteer in the communities and be a part of the clean gyp. >> reporter: according to state officials, the suspects are from tennessee but not from this county. in the meantime, the fire continues to burn with firefighters estimating they may not have it fully contained for another two with weeks. gayle? >> boy, that is not good news. thank you very much, manuel. day two of testimony is
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dylann roof. he has admitted to killing nine black parishioners in a bible study last year in south carolina. he faces 33 federal charges including murder. prosecutors describe roof's attack as cold and calculated. a victim's relative choked back tears in court yesterday and describing roof as evil. roof's attorney expects a guilty verdict but argues he should not get the death penalty. >> city of oakland are considering new safety rules after people died in a devastating warehouse fire. investigats started on the first floor. smoke quickly traveled up stairwells and trapping people upstairs. city records show inspectors had not been inside the building in at least 30 years! oakland's mayor wants enhanced fire inspections and stronger restrictions. >> we have dramatic video of a man running on the tarmac at san francisco international airport. the man you see dodged officers and vehicles yesterday. witnesses say that he was acting erratically inside a terminal
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he finally laid on the ground where he was arrested. he was then taken to a hospital for psychiatric evaluation. it is still unclear how he managed to get past airport security and on to the tarmac. paula broadwell says she wants a chance to move on with her life. >> i'm fighting to take back my own narrative and my life. but i also believe on principle, i've got something to offer the world and i'm not a bench warmer. that's not my personality. put me in, coach. >> only on "cbs this morning," broadwell opens up about the fallout from her affair with general david petraeus who may
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he is now on probation. the two were having an affair. only on "cbs this morning," broadwell is speaking out in her first national tv interview since we learned of the affair. broadwell is a former military intelligence officer and she told me she has no ill will with against petraeus. she just wants to move on with her life and career. >> i've been strongly visited to not talk to the press. and ins that. sometimes it's better to remain silent. i've had that philosophy the but i've reached a point where i feel i need to fight back for my life. >> reporter: you want to move on? >> it's time to move on. >> reporter: but moving on has been difficult for paula broadwell. broadwell and petraeus admitted to an extramarital affair in 2012. they found petraeus mishandled classified information and broadwell was writing his biography all in. he pleaded guilty last year in federal court to unauthorized removal and retention of
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$100,000 and remains on probation. broadwell was never criminally charged. do you think he should be allowed to serve in a top level post in the trump administration? >> norah, i think he's unequally qualified for many positions but that is not my position to say. i think the president-elect would have to decide and members of the senate. as i woke up to the news, you know, it was a bit of a shocker he was considered for a cabinet position a that i'm still in this tenuous position, and, yet, happy because i think he should be able to go on with his life. he has earned it. so should his family. then it begs the question, why shouldn't i be able to go on. >> reporter: she served 21 years in the u.s. military and 13 years in the army reserve. after the affair, she was demoted from lieutenant colonel to major. lost her top secret security clearance and last month
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petraeus found out in january he won't face any military discipline. where is your status now with the u.s. army? >> i am waiting for my resignation paper work to be approved. >> reporter: and when do you expect that to happen? >> well, i'd love a merry christmas present. but i don't know. you know, i was -- i thought earlier this year when david petraeus was pardoned, for lack of a better word, that i would hear something soon. i'm hopeful that the end is here. >> reporter: what she really wants, she tells us, is equality. petraeus seen new opportunities but broadwell says she has been denied them, including a position at a prominent bank. i think i was qualified for this position but i was told by the military recruiter that it would be front page news if i got hired at the bank and the bank didn't want to deal with that. >> reporter: if the bank hired paula broadwell? >> exactly.
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the time. i have a degree from the university of denver in international conflict resolution. i have a degree from harvard in public policy. >> reporter: you're a westpoint graduate? >> i went to westpoint undergraduate and sometimes try to forget those days but proud of it and shaped me who i am, shaped me into a fighter which is why i'm fighting to take back my own narrative and my life, but i also believe, on principle, i've got something to offer the world with and a bench warmer. that's not my personality. put me in, coach. >> reporter: senators from both parties have expressed support for broadwell. democrat claire mccaskill told the political website "the hill" there shouldn't be two standards. republican lindsey graham has been a vocal supporter of petraeus. >> she wasn't convicted of anything. no one has ever brought charges against her. i think she should be treated fairly in terms of, you know, what they did. >> reporter: still, broadwell
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future has made for some very difficult years. what has this been like for your family? >> well, they have been incredibly supportive and i frankly owe my life to my husband and my children. they know i made a mistake and that it hurt daddy, and what i talk about with them is that when you make a mistake, you acknowledge it, yet, you don't dwell on it forward nptat some point. >> reporter: have you ever been able to move forward professionally? >> not on the path that i had planned for myself or hoped for. but i'm hopeful, norah. i think -- i think time heals everything, and, you know, i'm wiser now. i'm humbler now. but i'm always proud to be an
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department has notified her they don't intend to file criminal charges. the army sent us a statement saying it evaluates all allegations of misconduct on a case-by-case basis and determines what type of disciplinary or administrative action is appropriate in a particular case based on the facts and circumstances of that case. what is broadwell doing now? she founded an organization called the think broader foundation to target what she sees as social and gender bias in the media. >> i think it's great, h, she is speaking out and speaking on her behalf. what is the explanation why there was no military action against him, yet, that she has suffered some consequences, demotion? >> well, he had retired from the military. remember, he was cia director and then had to leave cia director post right after the 2012 election after this became public. she has been in the reserves. but it's been five years and she just got the reprimand before
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i do think just on the substance, just to remind everybody, you know, petraeus, this weekend, was out speaking publicly and he noted that the fbi said that none of that classified information ever made it into the biography or in public that is he accused of mishandling. she had she agrees that is an important point. amazing, five years later. >> good to see she and her husband and her family are still together. >> right. >> on if you need an operation, you want to be the surgeon's top priority, don't you think? ahead, lawmakers take hospitals where doctors do two or more surgeries at once. we invite you to subscribe to our "cbs this morning" podcast. why? you'll get the news of the day, plus extended interviews, plus podcast originals. that is a lot of stuff. find them on itunes and apple's podcast app. we will be right back. introducing otezla (apremilast).
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? ? members of congress are asking hospitals to stop allowing simultaneous surgeries. widespread practice leaves one surgeon in charge of two or on more operations at the same
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it delegaties some experience t less experienced colleagues. they need to perform patient safety and informed consent is too important to ignore. chip reid is on chill with more. >> reporter: good morning. the senate started investigating simultaneous surgeries after reports in "the boston globe" by their spotlight team raised questions about the practice at massachusetts general hospital. and when with the senate started calling hospitals, more than half of them did not even have policies on simultaneous surgeries. >> tying run at second. two out. palmeiro. over the head of chase. >> reporter: pitcher bobby jenks help the chicago white sox break their world series drought in 2005. his major league baseball career ended six years later. he sued claiming his surgery was bor
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in two operating rooms and spoke to "the boston globe" in 2015. the finance committee surveyed 20 teaching hospitals and found 33% of their surgeries are double booked and some reported higher rates up to 46% of their operations. >> i think it's a real mistake to try to do multiple operations or more than one operation at the same time. >> reporter: the american college of surgeons says a primary attending surgeons involvement in concurrent or sian inappropriate, but its guidelines still permit operations to overlap under certain conditions. for example, a surgeon may begin operating on a second patient after the critical components of the first surgery are done. or if another surgeon takes over the first operation. >> almost like a bait and a switch. >> reporter: surgeon james rickert is president of the society of patient centered orthopaedics. he says patients are too often kept in the dark. >> when people become aware of it, they are usually surprised
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to hear that their surgeon, who they picked out, will not be doing their entire surgery. >> reporter: most studies suggest simultaneous surgeries did not increase risks to patients. hospitals say the practice maximizes the number of people helped by highly skilled specialists, especially during mass casualty event and allows younger surgeons to gain experience in the operating room. >> it's important that the doctor is on top of everything they do, especially surgeons, because you never know what happen. >> reporter: mass general declined to comment on the jenks cases because of privacy hospital rules. they released in january, quote, the globe's stories and columns have mischaractered our hospital, our surgeons, our care, and our commitment to quality and safety. >> it's a really interesting story. thank you, chip. >> i think it's a scary story. you think the surgeon that starts with me is with me and
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>> multiple surgeries. >> there are multiple surgeons in the room and they have to learn somehow. you have to let the residents learn. >> i don't want them to learn on me! i know, it's not nice but i get it. >> consult with your doctor before going under! >> will you be here, doctor, when i wake up? >> bill murray provides the icing on the cake for a woman's 94th birthday.
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it is thursday, december 8th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning.? more real news ahead including the president-elect's choice to run the environmental protection agency. chief susan page is here to look at the emerging administration. first, here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. this is the definition of be singnowed in. snow is not the problem. it's the subzero temperatures. >> coldest air of theea sson so far. by tomorrow the arctic air invasion pushes on off to the eastern seaboard. >> leader of the local union representing carrier workers have challenged mr. trump's
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defended their state's queso. >> it is made to be scooped up with tortilla chips and dribbling on your chin. >> donald trump is considered arriving at his inaugust race by helicopter and so is chris christie. announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by hepc hope. president-elect donald
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the third rally on his thank you tour. he is also adding names to his administration. mr. trump tapped oklahoma attorney scott pruitt to lead the environmental protection agency. pruitt is a climate change skeptic who has repeatedly sued the epa. >> linda mcmahon is mr. trump's choice to lead the small business administration. she and her husband vince founded world wrestling entertainment and donated $5 million to the trump foundation. bureau chief susan page is with us. welcome. >> thank you. >> just sit right down! >> susan page has parachuted in here. >> she has. >> what can we say how this administration is shaping up, including this latest pick for the epa? >> we have mixed messages because donald trump has signaled in the interview with "time" and the interview with "the new york times" a more modern stance of willingness to change positions on some things like climate change and meeting
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leonardo dicaprio who is an activist on environmental issues. yet his appointment of scott pruitt as head of the epa says he plans to follow through on his campaign promises to curtail the epa and steps the obama administration has taken on climate change. >> major garrett said in his piece like putting the arsonist in charge of the fire department. >> exactly. even if he was quoting someone else. >> yes, he was quoting someone else. >> even donald trump has said maybe there is connecty scott pruitt has been a leader to roll back the epa regulation la s on the pour plants. >> he see al gore and then appoints scott pruitt to the epa? >> i think donald trump is the least -- if he appoints to these
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agenda. they will be in case like betsy ross or the epa or some of these other agencies that tom price would be another example. he clearly has ideas about changing medicare that may not be donald trump's ideas and he's in there every day. >> is a notion that this conversations he is having with president obama what are they about and he is consulting him >> saints this interesting? could an incoming president and outgoing president have a more different relationship than these two? donald trump questioned his legitimacy of barack obama to be president and now they are clearly building a relationship? i think president obama sees this as a way to perhaps persuade donald trump to preserve some parts of the legacy that obama has built. >> cbs news is reporting that mitt romney is the front-runner for secretary of state. i mean, there has been more back
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other cabinet pick. what are you hearing? >> we know that mitt romney is in the mix. we know that david petraeus has faded somewhat. i think paula broadwell's interview with you does david petraeus no good. >> why do you say that? >> because it reminds everyone of what he did that led to his downfall. so i don't think that has helped. >> what about rudy? >> we don't even hear his name any more. so that doesn't mean -- donald trump can d mitt romney's name consist to persist and donald trump has not named mitt romney is an indication he is not ready to go there. >> he is the first president-elect not to have a news conference at this time in history. he seems to find twitter an effective way to communicate. >> this is a president with his own distinctive way of communicating and says he'll have a news conference next
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presidents to have news conferences with reporters. that said he communicates in these 140 character verse. >> one way conversation. >> it is. >> his digital director last week said it's like owning "the new york times" with without communicating. >> talk about the notion of his sense how things look and how a secretary of state looks. >> we know that this matters to donald trump. and that may be one reason he has turned to so many generals for unprecedented number of generals for top jobs. he likes people who look the part and said that to his aides about mitt romney, he looks like a secretary of state. maybe it should be no surprise that a man who became to great prominence on tv, would care about this. >> optics matter to him. >> i think the phrase of donald trump has said mitt romney is out of central casting. >> he said that in our presence.
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>> thank you. vice president joe biden was charge in the senate yesterday and got a surprise from more than a dozen senators in both parties saluted him. biden spent eight years in the senate and another eight as vice president. >> my colleagues, our colleagues, republicans, democrats, and independents are all here today because we agree on one powerful and simple thing. >> if you don't love joe biden, it is time for some serious inspection. >> if i haven't made clear to you, over these many years, how much i appreciated your friendship and have admired you. i beg your forgiveness. >> let this irish-italian boy come in and said as a member of the irish, we speak of our values, we speak of america. we speak of friendship. >> you've been a real friend.
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and it's been an honor to serve with you. we are all going to miss you. god speed. >> very emotional. >> wow. yeah. >> senate rules presides officer are only smofed to speak when making necessary rulings and announcements. the vice president only spoke when calling on the senators, but he was clearly moved. >> i don't know how you could look at that and not be clearly moved. it's nice to be held in high regard by your peers, even when >> and even on the other side of the aisle. >> that's right. >> a model for how the senate should work in terms of friendship, respect, and integrity. >> not just the senate, the government. >> right. >> it says something about joe biden. it says a lot about joe biden. don henley and the eagles always sounded good but what about their look? you had interesting hair-dos back then. >> yeah. >> did you get tired of perming your hair? what was your perm product? >> i didn't perm my hair! >> yeah, you did. >> no, i didn't.
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>> i did. >> it was like an afro. >> i used shampoo. i just had curly hair and get in the shower and get out and this is what happens. >> me and don henley bonding. >> gayle, you are the best. >> he said, how long are you staying? he had more of his thoughts about the band that just won a kennedy center honor. >> it does look like a perm!
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a warming planet could make that drink harder to find. mark phillips traveled to mt. elgon for his climate diary series and joins us now from london. >> reporter: good morning. the nomination of a climate change skeptic to run the epa may have renewed old arguments in washington, but i've just come back from a place where there is no argument. the facts are clear. they affect people there and anybody anywhere who starts their day with a hot brown beverage. to many, the other dark liquid that powers the world. coffee. but because of the damage being done to the planet by the primary dark liquid, oil, along with other fossil fuels, coffee is in trouble and so are the farmers who grow it. is this a good harvest year on the not so good? >> it is not so good. >> reporter: up here in the
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thing they grow. anthony and vincent khabala have been growing it on their farm for generations and lately having problems they have never had before. it turns out coffee is as fussy as the people who drink it. it likes the right altitude, the right temperature, and the right amounts of rain and sunshine in the right order. it's the goldilocks of crops that likes things just gh too much sunshine. bad fruit? >> yes. too much sunshine it produces bad fruit. >> reporter: and this year, too much sunshine? >> yes. >> reporter: another farmer, another farm, another problem. this fine white powder is produced by the stem bore beetle which drills into the plant. and this ruins the plant it looks like. >> completely ruins the plant. >> reporter: and sam massa says
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pests and disease that used to live down in the valleys, up the hillside. >> ten years back, it was not here. >> reporter: ten years. in the past tens year, you've been invaded by this? >> yes. most of the farms are destroyed completely by this. >> reporter: crop yields have been dropping and prices are up by as much as 30% in some areas since last year. more than just a consumer's morning pick me up is threatened. the farmers are caffeine dependent for another reason. from picking processing them to drying and sorting the beans, and getting them to market, this is a family business where every member of the family contributes. and where the cast from selling the coffee provides the only income to pay for schools for the kids and for medical care. coffee production supports an estimated 120 million of some of the world's poorest people.
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the retail is controlled by the big brands, the big distributors but the production comes from little family, almost vegetable-sized patch farms like this. if production fails here, the big boys can go somewhere else. these people can't go anywhere. the latest estimates warn that climate change may mean as much as half of the land now used for coffee production around the world may not be suitable for it by the middle of this cey. for the people who consume coffee, it's about a drink. for the people who produce it and depend on it, it's about life. coffee production isn't just being affected in africa. the same things are happening in central and south america and in the new coffee boom areas of southeast asia. one more thing that may be is the krooucruellest cut. the coffee hit the worst is the
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>> kudos, mark, for continuing this climate series. great job. only one woman made "fortune" magazine's list as the top 40 successful women. mary dillon is in our studio 57 green room. and also currents trends in society is coming up. you want to know what the color is? we will tell you. you're watching "cbs this morning." >> tell me now! >> no, it's a tease! we're rapidly losing credibility as handymen. mom washed our clothes. one wash with tide pods and we're right back where we started. we look like catalogue models! who trusts a clean handyman anyway? we can't look this good! dinge is the dirt the bargain detergent can't get to.
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these colors inspire design and fashion trends and everything from kitchen wear to nail policy liberia. the 2017 color of the year is greenery. the company calls it a fresh and zesty yellow green shade that invokes the first days spring. >> we have been seeing the greens, building and buildings as we have had this desire to reconnect to nature and immerse ourselves in the physical beauty of the natural world as they are sitting there tethered to our devise. >> tiffany and carolina blues to the red on a can of coke. >> i like they do this. you'll see a lot more greenery. which, by the way, looks good on every skin tone. >> good point. >> that's good.
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>> also good. only on "cbs this morning," we are glad to show you the top ten finalists of the music educator award. these teachers were picked for more than 3,000 nominees across the country. they you will demonstrate significant contributions to music and education in their schools and represents ten cities across seven states and nine finalists in their schools will$10,000 prize. the winner gets $10,000 and winner will attend the grammys held here on cbs. james corden is the host of that. don henley he has some regrets about the eagles early days. ahead, he will try to explain what "hotel california" is really all about. does anybody know? your local news is next. you're watching "cbs this
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? that is yankees stadium being transformed into a football field for the pinstripe bowl later this month. that looks pretty good. >> looks really good. >> we like yankees stadium too. welcome to "cbs this morning." this h beauty on working to make their company a household name. ceo mary dillon goes by the attack term of bad ass and in our toyota green room. hello there! how she is driving big growth and profits at america's largest specialized beauty retailer. the eagles just received a kennedy center honor for their contributions to american music. ahead, drummer don henley talks to gayle about the formula that made them the best selling
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he must have liked it. >> yeah. >> i liked it too. absolutely. >> he talks about some of the challenges that came with success. >> that's right. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. bloomberg news says delta might bring back free meals for coach class flyers. get that, gayle. >> good idea. >> it is on the flight from new york to los angeles. the last airline to serve free meals in coach on domestic flights was continental six years ago! >> "the new t following a south african man as he tries to row a stand-up paddleboard across the atlantic. chris burdish started his unprecedented trip on tuesday. he has a special water type cabin he can sleep and ride out storms. okay! >> all right, mr. burdish. fortune says 27 ceos promise to advance women to corporate
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2030. the company is taking part including linkedin, cocoa la and bank of america. only 19% of top executives in corporate america are women. >> ulta beauty is doing just fine with a female ceo and it's estimated that americans spend 127 billion a year on beauty and cosmetic products. ulta is the country's largest beauty retailer and products and 500 brands in 1,000 retail stores. their sales increased 23% to 3.3 billion in the first nine months of this year. ulta beauty ceo mary dillon recently made number three on "fortune" magazine's business person of the year list. good morning! >> good morning. >> great to have you here. >> great to be here. >> so you describe ulta beauty as a one-step shopping store.
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>> we are all about all things beauty all in one place and i think we are adding something to ulta because the guests love to shop this way. get hundreds of beauty products in a hundred categories and services. we have skin saloon and brow and skin service and fun and inviting atmosphere. >> i think it's cool you can shop for your products and while you're there, i'd like to get my hair done too. >> you can get a blowout and cut and color and smoky eye same time! >> smoky eye at the same time! when you took over in july of 2013, you said you went undercover to work in the store to see what it was like. how did that work out for? you were assigned to do what and you did what? >> i really thought i was going to help customers really very efficiently find things and i learned a lot for me to learn and i couldn't and answer their questions. the store manager was lovely. why don't you just hand out the bags, mary. >> can you imagine what the boss
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working out so well. you come over here and you hand out bags. >> i carry about what our associates know. they know best what our guests need. they know better than i do, right? they are there every single day with our guests. >> what did you learn? >> i was thrilled by all of the excitement. it was around the holiday. holiday is our biggest time of the year. i thought he could simplify things a little bit and i thought we could just make it even easier for our guests to discover everything that we have. and that is what we have been focused on. i think we are really on to somethingpe >> i was interested to read in "fortune" which named you number three that you were in charge of marketing at gatorade you decided to run the chicago marathon to learn more about your customers. how important is that, do you think, for the head of a company to really understand a customer's needs and is that done? that doesn't seem like that is standard operating procedure. >> well, certainly in the beauty category, it's easier, right? i really believe that we have our guests, the guests are the center of everything we do and our associate, their job making
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about. perfect combination of bringing those insights together. >> will we see more female ceos? >> i certainly hope so, charlie. i'm thrilled to be the position i am and worked with hazard to get here. i love fact i'm running a company with over 30,000 employees and creating opportunity for women and men and 90% of our employees are women. >> you got stores all country and we were talking about you this morning saying. but nothing in new york city! >> guess what. there is plenty of stories in the greater new york area, we have 40 stores. >> guess what. i'm announcing this right now. i'm excited. we are opening up our first manhattan store next fall. on the upper east side between two subway stations, really busy, lovely place and all things beauty ulta beauty all in one place and i think fantastic for our guests and for everybody in new york because it's an
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a lot of retail stores are struggling in the wake of amazon. how does ulta beauty continue to grow when most of us are going online to buy products? >> it starts with the category of beauty which is fun and exciting but our guests love to shop for beauty in person. she likes to smell the fragrances and look at the colors and try the products and we have services. for us about making that in-store experience. >> you're not threatened by the online experience? >> we have a great online experience too. our online business is growing like crazy. for us is things at once. >> thank you, mary. >> did you know mary dillon is also the mother of the year? >> my kids help me in that situation. >> how many kids do you have? >> i have four. really appreciate being here. come and get gifts and glam at ulta beauty. >> the eagles spent years living life in the fast lane.
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1970s. then the decades that followed, the band helped define classic rock on the radio. the eagles broke up in 1980. and that split lasted for 14 years. then the band went back on the road in 1994 and they did not look back! we visited eagles drummer don henley recently at waldon woods in massachusetts, he loves it there to reflect on the band's legacy. he talked honestly about the loss of his friend eagles cofounder gleney the challenges of success and the music that made the eagles one of the most successful band. now, mr. henley, if you are toodling around in your car and an eagles song comes on, what do you do? >> i usually turn it. >> i turn it up. >> good. that is what you're supposed to do! ? because i'm ? >> after 44 years. ? welcome to the hotel california ? >> you just really don't want to
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when i'm off duty, i'd rather to somebody else or just silence. silence is good. you don't get much of it these days anywhere. so i'm a big fan of silence. ? i like the way your sparkling earrings lay ? >> reporter: he may like silence but with the eagles don henley created some of the most popular songs in american music.? >> reporter: you have a song "life in the fast lane." you were really were sox, drug and rockin' role at one point. eagles seemed to be life in the fast lane. did you like that? >> everybody was doing it. service th it was the '70s. >> reporter: doing what, don? >> living that lifestyle. >> reporter: sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll? >> that is what everybody was doing which doesn't make it right but looking back on it,
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we probably could have been more productive, although we were pretty productive, considering. >> reporter: they sure were. the eagles have sold more than 150 million records worldwide. and they remain the best selling american band of all time. ? one of these nights ? >> reporter: it all began in 1970 at the los angeles nightclub where don henley met glenn frey. >> he walked up to me one night and handed me a beer a trubadour bar was the center point of everything happening at that time. >> reporter: after playing backup for linda ronstadt, frey convinced henley to form a band on their home. ? on a dark desert highway true wind in my hair ? >> reporter: "hotel kachcalifor is a classic and i have no idea what it means. >> me either but radio was
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you don't know what it means? you wrote it. >> i have some idea. >> reporter: could you give me two sentences what the hell it means? >> not two sentences. >> reporter: okay, three. ? there she stood in the doorway i heard the mission bell ? >> reporter: i it's a journey from innocence to experience. ? this could be heaven or this could be hell ? >> it's about the dark of the american dream. it's about excess. it's about nars sgnar sichl. >> you tell me what comes to you when i name them. bernie. >> bernie. really great. really great musicianship. a guy who did not like fame at all.
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>> reporter: randy misner. >> very sensitive guy. very talented. a farm boy like me. he was the only guy who could sing that high. >> reporter: don felter? >> incredible guitar player. ? one of the best in the business. ? >> reporter: joe walsh. >> again, another amazing guit and very funny guy. you know? he brought a lot of good humor and he was sort of the wildcard. ? he was just a hired hand ? >> reporter: glenn frey, what would you have to say about him? >> he was a very dynamic individual. he came up like i did, playing in rock 'n' roll bands, starting in high school. we understood each other. we both loved cars.
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gladys we used to ride around in. we were a good fit, you know? i had strengths that made up for his weaknesses and he had strengths that made up for my weaknesses. >> no, i insist. you first. ? >> reporter: henley and frey co-wrote most of the band's music and their success leading one deejay to call them america's mccartney and lennon. >> the thing is now to try to see how long we can at the top of the mountain. it's pretty windy up here. we can do what we keep doing. >> reporter: glenn called me up and said i need to go and do my own thing for a while, you know? and that was it. >> reporter: you said okay? >> i said okay. whatever. and -- >> reporter: were you mad about that? >> no, no. i knew it was coming. you know, we all knew it was coming. we couldn't continue the way it
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the road to be reunited. >> reporter: after what henley calls a 14-year hiatus. >> no. >> reporter: the eagles enjoyed two more decades of making music and filling arenas. ? take it easy take it easy ? >> reporter: it came to an end last year after glenn frey became ill. ? drive you crazy ? >> reporter: he died in january. >> it was unexpected. dd and, you know, it was basically the end of the band, i think. >> the eagles. >> reporter: last sunday, don henley went to the kennedy center to accept the prestigious award with band mates joe walsh and timothy schmit.
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glenn frey. do you miss him? >> yes, sure. yeah. i mean, in these past several years, we hadn't. around that much. i miss him and just miss knowing he's on the planet. ? you better let somebody love you let somebody love you ? >> reporter: can you imagine the eagles continuing in any form? is that something you even about? >> not at this point in time. no, it doesn't seem feasible to me. glenn was such a pivotal parted. he was the leader of the band. it would be pretty strange if it went forward without him. ? >> i guess goose bumps when i listen to him and how they talk about each other. you know, they went back and forth in their relationship but in the end he said it was all good. and, you know, there were rumors
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absolutely not true. that's why i asked him the question do you see them forming together. and he wanted to meet waldon woods in massachusetts. a place very near and dear to him. he formed a project in 1990 to preserve the woods around there. i liked him so much. >> it was a great interview. >> i like him too. it was a great interview. >> yeah, i like him. >> you can hear my extended conversation with don henley on the "cbs this morning" podcast on itunes and apple's podcast app and watch the 39th edition of the kennedy center honors on tuesday, december 27th, at 9:00 p.m./8:00 central here on cbs. it's a really good show with really great music. you're watching "cbs this morning."
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the grand opening of the mgm national harbor and we are there live all hour long. plus we learn the in's and out's of raising children in the digital age. thursday, december 8, good morning, i am chris leary. >> i am markette sheppard. >> spis them up thurz-- spice them up thursday, i am darryl
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>> i like green thursday. >> trying to spice it up a bit. >> you are watching tv this morning, you were watching tv last night. >> from good mornings to fun evenings, last night on the late late show, james corden and madonna went through a ride in through new york city, just like a prayer, had to say it, they sang classic songs from her music and belting party tunes like "vogue" madonna said while her work is rebellious, her life is pretty square. the mom said i don't drink, i don't smoke, i don't party. i go home and do julie andrews. except for that time when she kissed michael jackson. you got to watch the whole clip online. yes, here is the material girl and cordon in the car. ? don't go for second best, baby,
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? you know, you know, you know you got to ? make him express how it feels and maybe then you know your love is real ? ? express yourself ? ? you've got to make him express himself ? hey, hey hey, ? if you want it right now, let me show you how, express what he got, baby redo or not ? ? >> james julie andrews. >> he gets into it, he really does. >> he has done stage work, you know that? >> no, i did not. >> he is a big deal, sings, acts. >> knows all the words to the songs, i know that. >> lot of performers, we have performers coming to town. big night tonight, opening the mgm national harbor, you excited? >> the stars coming to perform.


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