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captioning funded by cbs it's monday, january 7th, 2019. this is the "cbs morning news." a government in limbo. the partial shutdown drags into a third week as the white house says it's made a concession in border wall talks. the west coast is getting walloped with stormy weather. the effect it will have on the rest of the country. and the unexpected winners at the golden globe awards. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs headquarters here in new york, good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. democratplan to pass a
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series of bills in the coming days to reopen the government as the partial shutdown stretches into its third week. president trump remains insistent on funding his border wall. marc liverman is here in new york with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. well, about 800,000 federal employees have been working without pay since the shutdown began on december 22nd. if this isn't resolved by friday, they'll miss another week's paycheck. as the partial government shutdown enters its third week, president trump says he may bypass congress to find the $5 billion for his border wall. >> i may declare a national emergency dependent on what's going to happen over the next few days. >> reporter: congressional democrats have refused to give him any new money and are skeptical of his latest idea to use pentagon funds through an emergency declaration. >> i think the president would be wide open to a court challenge saying where's the emergency. yo unt defense dollars.
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>> reporter: as negotiations enter a second week, the white house has so far only offered minor concessions. >> they don't like concrete, so we'll give them steel. steel is fine. >> if you have to give up a concrete wall and replace it with a steel fence so democrats can say, see, he's not building a wall anymore. >> reporter: newly empowered house democrats are expected to pass bills there week to reopen various agencies. >> we need to open government and then negotiate. not the other way around. >> reporter: a handful of republicans say it's time to follow suit. maine's susan collins is one of them. >> i can't speak for senator mcconnell, but i would like to see him bring the house-passed bills to the senate floor. >> reporter: senate majority leader mitch mcconnell has said he won't bring any bill to a vote without the president's support. there are reports that tsa workers who have been working without pay are calling out sick at a slightly higher rate since the shutdown began. if that's that keeps -- if that
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keeps happening, it could be bad news for airports all over the country. anne-marie? >> certainly, especially for security. marc liverman in new york, thank you. national security adviser john bolton says u.s. troops will not withdraw from syria until isis fighters are defeated. he discussed the plan last night in the israel with prime minister benjamin netanyahu. meanwhile, pentagon chief of staff kevin sweeney stepped down saturday. he's the third defense department official to resign since the president said that he was withdrawing troops from syria. jonathan vigliotti reports. >> reporter: while visiting israel, national security adviser john bolton said that the american military withdrawal from neighboring syria is now "conditioned on defeating the remnants of isis," adding, "there is no timetable for the pull-out." it was welcome news for a nation worried about destabilization next door and a major step back from president trump's apparent announcement in december when he said that he would pull u.s. troops from syria immediately. speaking at the white house, trump denied that was ever his plan.
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>> we are pulling back in syriao never saide'reoingthkly. >> reporter: together these comments are the first public confirmation the white house is backing away from its previous timeline. there are currently 2,000 u.s. troops stationed in syria. while bolton insisted the military's presence in the country is not an unlimited commitment, some questioned how realistic his new terms for a troop withdrawal are. one condition calls for turkey to assure the safety of u.s. allied kurdish fighters, but turkey considers the syrian kurds a terrorist group, and such a promise seems unlikely. jonathan vigliotti, cbs news, london. investigators say the shooting death of 7-year-old texas girl jazmine barnes was likely a case of mistaken identity and not racially motivated. eric black jr. is charged with capital murder. according to court documents, he admitted to driving the car involved in the child's killing
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last month. meg oliver reports. >> reporter: eric black jr. was booked on a capital murder charge sunday, one week after jazmine barnes was shot dead inside her family's car. >> mr. black has acknowledged his role in jazmine's murder, and he -- we've also received information that this involves a second individual, as well. >> reporter: the girl's family had told police the shooter was a white man in a red pickup, prompting fears it was a racially motivated crime. >> we feel they were truthful. this went down quickly when the gunfire erupted. you're talking about small children. they witnessed something very traumatic. and it's very likely that the last thing they did see was that -- indeed that red truck and the driver that was in the truck. >> reporter: investigators say an e-mailed tip led to the break in the case. >> this was likely a case of mistaken identity where the intended targets were likely someone else. >> reporter: in court on sunday, prosecutors told the judge that
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black admitted he was driving the suv involved in the crime. they said a gun believed to be the murder weapon was found in his home, but the 20-year-old suspect reportedly told them it was a passenger who actually pulled the trigger. >> it's very likely that more charges will be forthcoming in this. >> reporter: after learning the arrest had been made, jazmine's father said he felt, quote, a bit of relief right now. meg oliver, cbs news, new york. millions of people from california to montana are under winter storm warnings and advisories this morning. heavy rain in southern california caused dangerous mudslides in wildfire-stricken areas yesterday. further north in the san francisco bay area, strong winds and high tides caused flooding. and powerful wind in the pacific northwest knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of customers. seattle saw gusts of up to 60 miles per hour, reportedly the strongest in the city in decades. in the sierra-nevada, heavy snow and severe wind led to whiteout conditions and avalanche
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concerns. that west coast winter storm extends east. meteorologist jacob wycoff of our cbs boston station wbz is tracking the storm. >> reporter: we are tracking a pretty powerful west coast winter storm bringing winter storm warnings, winter weather advisories out for the west coast, extending into the intermountain west. the system that we're watching is going to stay in place over the near term. we're talking over the next three or four days, throwing those storm chances at us, not only snow but also rain. you see that system spinning off the california coastline. we're going to be talking about this into the upcoming week. snowfall will be impressive. lake tahoe, they're going to add another three to six feet of snow with this round of storms, additional ones yet to go, even extending into salt lake city. denver getting in on some of that snow action. they also have a high wind warning out. winds gusting 65-plus miles per
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hour, that also extends up toward cheyenne, wyoming, casper, wyoming, and sidney, nebraska. something you'll have to watch with high-profile vehicles on the interstates. on the northern extent of the storm, there are winter storm warnings out for the u.p. of michigan as you go into northern minnesota, duluth, international falls, green bay expecting some additional snow with this part of the system. that also moves into the northeast by the time we get into tuesday morning. looking like a wet commute, even wintry commute for the boston and i-95 corridor heading into tuesday. here's today's forecast. looking like 38 in philly, 42 in d.c., and 40 degrees in minneapolis. jacob wycoff, cbs news. the queen biopic "bohemian rhapsody" proved to be the champions of the 76th annual golden globe awards. chris martinez reports on the big winners and surprises. >> reporter: "bohemian rhapsody," the biopic about freddie mercury and queen won best dramatic picture
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at sunday's golden globe awards. its star, rami malek, won his first major award for best actor. >> thank you to freddie mercury for giving me the joy of a lifetime. i love you, you beautiful man. this is for and because of you, gorgeous. >> reporter: a tearful glenn close urged women to seek personal fulfillment as she accepted the best dramatic actress award for her performance in "the wife." >> we have to say "i can do that, and i should be allowed to do that." >> reporter: the heavily favored "a star is born" won only for best original song, "shallow." "green book," the true story of '60s african-american pianist don shirley and his white driver won best screenplay and comedy or musical picture. christian bale delivered an unusual thank you after winning best actor in a comedy or musical for his portrayal of former vice president dick cheney in "vice."
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>> t you tsatar gi me inspition on how to play this role. >> reporter: carol burnett accepted the inaugural award named after her recognizing outstanding achievement in television. >> i'm gobsmacked by this. does this mean i get to accept it every year? >> reporter: jeff bridges won the cecil b. demille award for film achievement. >> if i'm lucky i'll be associated with the dude for the rest of my life. >> reporter: andy samberg and sandra oh hosted. cbs news, los angeles. coming up on "the morning news," possible special treatment for kevin spacey. questions about a secret court hearing for the actor in his sexual assault case. and new divorce rules in saudi arabia. how a text message will end an old practice. this is the "cbs morning news." n old practice. this is the "cbs morning news." >> tech: at safelite autoglass
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their divorce, and possible special treatment in court for kevin spacey. those are some the headlines on the "morning newsstand." "the boston globe" reports actor kevin spacey was allowed to have a secret court hearing on sexual assault charges. a "globe" investigation found he had his case reviewed in a closed show-case hearing usually reserved for misdemeanor cases. spacey faces felony charges. his lawyers failed to get charges dismissed at the secret hearing. spacey is expected to be arraigned this morning in massachusetts on allegations he groped an 18-year-old man. spacey says he will plead not guilty. the "washington post" reports a saudi woman barricaded herself in a bangkok airport hotel room demanding refugee protection. the 18-year-old was on vacation in kuwait when she fled to thailand in hopes of seeking asylum in australia. she says that she's trying to escape abuse from her family. authorities in thailand had planned to deport her back to kuwait. launched a social
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media campaign and says that she won't leave her room without a meeting with the united nations refugee agency. the "detroit free press" says a family of five from michigan was killed when their suv was struck head on by a wrong-way driver. authorities say isham abbas, his wife, and three children were returning from vacation when their vehicle was hit by the pickup and caught fire yesterday in lexington, kentucky. the driver of the truck was also killed. he was believed to be driving under the influence. several people called 911 before the crash to report the truck heading in the wrong direction. and "time" magazine says women in saudi arabia will now be notified by text message if they're divorced. the new measure approved by the country's justice ministry yesterday ends the practice of secret divorce. saudi men had been allowed to end their marriages without having to tell their wives. the gender rights group called it a step in the right direction. still to come, digging deeper to visit mickey mouse. admissions to disneyland resorts is hit by a double-digit price hike. neyland resorts
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predicting a profit drop. diane king hall is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. wall street futures are indicating a higher open this morning after stocks soared on friday. the rally happened after the labor department reported that 312,000 jobs were added in december. federal reserve chair jerome powell also said the federal bank will stay flexible in how it manages interest rates, putting investors at ease. the dow soared some 747 points. the s&p 500 rallied 84. the nasdaq jumped 275 points friday. china is optimistic ahead of trade talks with washington today. both sides expressed interest in settling the tariff fight over beijing's technology ambitions, yet neither changed its stance. meanwhile, samsung is expected to post its first quarterly profit drop in two years as demand decreases in china. the leading smartphone seller's expected to report a 12% decline
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in operating profit to $13.3 trillion tomorrow. this after apple cut its revenue forecasts for the first time in more than 15 years because of slow sales in china. troubled retailer sears is reportedly planning for -- preparing, rather, for possible liquidation. sources say chairman eddie lampert's $4.4 billion bid to save hundreds of stores and 50,000 jobs fell short. negotiations are underway before a court date tomorrow. the 126-year-old department store chain currently employs some 68,000 people. a trip to disneyland will now cost you more. the california resort raised prices yesterday ahead of the opening of its "star wars"-themed expansion this summer. the cheapest daily ticket now costs more than $100. annual passes and parking passes also jumped 25%. ticket prices increased up 18% less than a year ago. "aquaman" topped the north american box office for the
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look, he's still pulling hi. ke me my sihen we were gng >> that's one way to slow down the other team. los angeles chargers' defensive back jeff richards was penalized for holding after pulling baltimore ravens' maurice kennedy's hair in yesterday's first-round afc playoff game. the chargers won 23-17. they move on to face the new england patriots next sunday. it was a heartbreaking last-second loss for the chicago bears in their playoff game last night against the philadelphia eagles. >> and only hits the upright again. that's impossible! >> bears' kicker cody parkey missed a 43-yard field goal with ten seconds left when the ball first hit the upright and then it would have given the bears the lead. they lost 16-15. he hit the uprights on kick five times during the regular season. the eagles play the new orleans
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our top stories this morning -- the partial government shutdown is in its third week. president trump still insists on more than $5 billion to fund his border wall. he also said that he's considering declaring a national emergency at the border in order to bypass congressional approval. and "bohemian rhapsody" was the big winner at last night's golden globe awards. the queen biopic won best dramatic picture. rami malek who played freddie mercury won best actor. "green book" won best screenplay and best comedy or musical picture. and "a star is born" won best original song for "shallow." detectives are now investigating an idaho woman in connection with the suspected killing of a colorado mom. kelsey berreth disappeared on
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thanksgiving. her fiance, patrick frazee, is charged with her murder. kenneth craig with more. >> reporter: shackled and in a jail jumpsuit, patrick frazee was led into a colorado courtroom for a pretrial hearing friday. within hours, the parents of kelsey berreth, his missing fiancee, slapped 32-year-old frazee with a wrongful data lawsuit. the lawsuit claims frazee enacted physical, mental, and emotional acts of violence on berreth before her death and may have collaborated to commit her murder. police believe berreth is dead and that frazee, a blacksmith, killed the 29-year-old flight instructor inside her home around thanksgiving day. the court documents provided no clues about what may have happened to berreth. they also cite no motive and no evidence she was killed by frazee who prosecutors have charged with her murder. >> we filed under two theories. one is deliberation murder, and the other is felony murder. we also have three separate counts of solicitation.
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>> reporter: sources tell cbs news detectives are now also investigating an idaho woman. three days after berreth was seen on this surveillance video on thanksgiving, the day she vanished, her cell phone sent a signal from around 600 miles away in gooding, idaho. investigators believe a 32-year-old nurse from twin falls may have helped frazee cover up the murder by disposing of berreth's cell phone. we are not naming her because she has not been charged. six weeks into this investigation and police still have not found kelsey berreth's body. meantime, the couple's 1-year-old daughter is now with the berreth family while her father awaits his rescheduled preliminary hearing. that's expected on february 19th. kenneth raig, cbs news, new york. coming up on "cbs this morning," nobel peace prize winner malala yousafzai joins us at the table with her book "we are
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displaced: my journey and stories from refugee girls around the world." also first on "cbs this morning," we talk with british army captain lou rudd, the only person to have crossed antarctica twice. that's the "cbs morning news" for this monday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. ♪
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taking off this monday morning with a live look at right from our tower. and, a live look at cooling tower. facing some cloudy conditions. thank you for waking up with
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us. and much of the bay area was soaked over the weekend. and high country a big stretch of interstate 80 is shut down. check out that bumper-to-bumper traffic. and now the national weather service says that blizzard conditions could travel an avalanche. >> today seems like it's going to calm down. remains in effect until noon. so, we are going to get a break in the rain. still a few lingering showers. but we will be dying down here in the next three hours. and as you can see, it does show rain into the north bay. this shows temperatures are in the 50s although chilly in santa rosa we are seeing a li


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