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captioning funded by cbs it's friday, november 25th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." shoppers scrambling for the best deals of the holiday season, but is it worth it? president-elect trump tweets he is working hard, even on thanksgiving. what that might mean for thousands of american workers. and remembering a lovely lady. florence henderson, best known as mom to the brady bunch, has died at the age of 82.
met this fellow and they knew it was true love ? good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. we begin with sad news in the sitcom world. actress florence henderson who played the ever cheerful mom on an iconic tv show has died. ? here's the story of a lovely lady who was bringing up three very lovely girls ? >> before she became carol brady. the show about kids from two families was a '70s hit. "the brady bunch" one of the first american shows to focus on a nontraditional family. as the mother of ten children she knew about children. maureen mckocormick tweeted, yo
florence. florence henderson died in a hospital last night and she was 81. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will have more on actress florence henderson. many of millions of americans are making the transition from an old tradition to a new tradition. they are out searching for holiday shopping bargains. roxana saberi is at one of the stores. >> a store manager told us up to 30,000 people shopped here yesterday. he is expecting more people today in what many retailers predict will be a very strong day of sales across the country. more than 137 million americans will go shopping for big bargains this holiday weekend. most of them today. >> i got a tent right over
>> reporter: carol eddings set up camp in front of a store in texas. he was one of the first to cash in on black friday sales. online sales are expected to climb as much as 10% compared to 2015. many started black friday shopping on thanksgiving thursday. hundreds lined up for blocks in queens, new york, to grab deals at jcpenney and others waite in glendale, california. >> i don't condone this black friday shopping. i think it's horrible to do it on thanksgiving but i can't deny is there a good deal on thanksgiving. >> reporter: experts say it's a good idea to have a shopping list. >> if you're just walking around the mall and in and out of stores you're going to get frustrated and tired and want to leave and say everyone is getting a gift card. >> reporter: the national retail federation estimates the average
this season for holiday gifts. an interesting tidbit. the national retailers association says gift cards are high on women's gift list and men prefer electronic gadgets like this. so if you haven't done your shopping, anne-marie, here you go. thank you, roxana. cyber shopping safety on t from fraud during the holiday shopping season. the parade of cabinet candidates to donald trump's door paused at thanksgiving but there was still buzzing at high profile jobs that are still unfilled. in the meantime, trump has a pledge to stop an american company from closing a u.s. plant. president-elect donald trump took to twitter this thanksgiving to say he is working hard to keep manufacturing in america.
manufacturer carrier to rethink plans to move 2,000 jobs to mexico. carrier tweeted a response. carrier has had discussions with the incoming administration and we look forward to working together. nothing to announce at this time. mr. trump's adviser, kellyanne conway spent thanksgiving weighing in on 2013 mitt romney who was on the short list stk to be secretary of state despite his fierce criti o >> donald trump is a phony, a fraud. >> reporter: conway tweeted on thursday the pick has a deluge. the president-elect is also expected to tap billionaire investor wilbur ross for commerce secretary. ross splits his time between new york and florida just down the street from mr. trump's.
being asked to demand recounts in three battleground states. some data experts and election lawyers want to make sure hackers didn't affect the results. clinton has not responded but another candidate is taking action. anna werner reports. >> reporter: jill stein has raised more than $4 million in just over 24 hours, all through donations to her website. >> our goal is to create a voting system that we can believe in. >> reporter: stein is questioning results in ruff roughly 68,000 votes and minnesota his margin of victory was a little over 27,000 votes and michigan which is still too close to call. what evidence of fraud do you have in this election? >> let me be very clear. we do not have evidence of fraud. we do not have smoking guns. what we do have is an election that was surrounded by hacking. >> reporter: she points to the hacking of the democratic
lists in arizona and illinois. hacks linked by u.s. investigators to russia. she says it all raises questions of fraud with electronic voting machines that demonstrates the need for a count of the actual paper ballots. voting rights attorney john bona bo bonafaze is helping in this process. >> if we don't ever look at the ballots and we don't ever verify the vote, why should we expect that >> reporter: what do you say to people who say donald trump won fair and square. you need to let it go and get over it? >> i'm engaged in this process as a small democrat. i believe in the democratic process and i believe we ought to verify the vote, regardless of who the winner was declared on election night. it may turn out it doesn't change the turnout of the election but it's a healthy process for us to engage in as a democracy. >> what about hillary clinton?
bonafaze approached clinton first about recounts but with no decision made he approached stein instead. the only comment from president-elect donald trump's team was a tweet from kellyanne conway saying, look who can't accept the election results. referring to clinton supporters. anna werner, cbs news, new york. in france today, police are searching for a man who fatally stabbed a woman at a home for retired catholic missiona. night in a small village. 60 priests and nuns were evacuated. police are not saying if there is a connection to extremists. security at religious sites in france has been increased since a series of attacks by islamic militants. the u.s. military has suffered its first combat death in syria. a member of the special operations forces died thursday in northern syria.
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the year, which is a city record. the sacramento bee reports on a mom missing for more than three weeks, found alive by a passing freeway driver. police believe 34-year-old sherri pabini was abducted while jogging near reading, california, on november 2nd. now she told police that she was bound with restraints and then released. papini described her captors as two armed women who were still on the run. the associated on a breach of more than 135,000 current and former sailors. their names, social security numbers and other information was stolen from a contractor's laptop. investigators don't know who accessed the data. there is no evidence the information has been misused. "the washington post" says hundreds of fbi documents about the unsolved db cooper hijacking
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memory but the crowd in her hometown roared its approval. on the cbs "moneywatch" now. snagging the best deals on black friday. and would you buy a cartier watch from walmart? jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. markets open this morning but close early after a strong week on wall street. the dow climbed 59 points on wednesday to an all-time high before the thanksgivin the s&p closed up one point and also setting a new record. the nasdaq, though, lost about five points. many shoppers are out right now shopping for black friday deals and experts say they sould be in luck. they say retailers reserve lower than usual prices for the day after thanksgiving. the same report says reports out before black friday not likely as good as the ones you can find
third-party sellers to attract higher income shoppers. some luxury items available include 18,000 dollar cartier watches and prada shoes worth hundreds of dollars. after the hype of black friday, smaller businesses want you to think of them. tomorrow has become known as small business saturday. it is an effort to support local stores and what they do for communities with the goal of pumping money back into local economies instead of the big box retailers. another excuo >> yeah. i love this idea. whenever you get into some of those little stores, you find such unique gifts. i'll really an idea. >> i agree. you know, you're supporting your local community. >> exactly. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, jill. still to come, beware the netflix tax. cities across the country are charging extra to stream video. we will show you one place where the people are fighting back. before fibromyalgia,
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. cities across the country are seeing a backlash against new taxes on streaming video. local governments are trying to make up for lost revenue when people cut the cord from their cable coie services like netflix and hulu. carter evans has more. >> this tax doesn't make sense. this is just money grabbing and all i got to say. >> reporter: the pasadena city council has been taking heat for weeks, after announcing 9.4% tax on streaming video, calling it a utility. so it can be taxed like water and electricity. >> my do not want the tax.
>> it's being taxed twice. >> reporter: he says the designed tax was designed to make up lost tax revenue for people getting rid of cable tv and home phones. >> i read it multiple times and was like, when did this happen? >> reporter: it happened when pasadena voters modernized a law in 2008 to tax land lines and never'ing it could be applied to video streaming. 41 california cities now have similar laws. >> folks are going to wake up and see tax line items on their are not going to be happy. >> reporter: the internet association director says cities could be violating federal law because the government doesn't allow tax on the internet. >> utilities are electricity and water and sewer and all sorts of other types of actual utilities. websites and apps don't fit that mold whatsoever. >> reporter: that hasn't stopped cash-strapped cities across the country. chicago is currently being sued
6% tax on everything from apps to downloads to help close a 1.3 billion dollar budget gap. and now in the face of stiff opposition, pasadena has put its new tax plan on hold. >> where do we stop? you know? is it hulu, is it netflix, is it pandora? every time you stream music in your car? where do we actually stop? >> reporter: cities in california still haven't started collecting the controversial and unpopular tax. and when they likely end up in court. carter evans, cbs news, los angeles. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," a preview of the holiday movie season. i'm anne-marie green.
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? . ? here's the story of a lovely lady who was bringing up three very lovely girls ? >> oh, yeah. so great. >> here is another look at this morning's top stories. we are remembering the life and career of florence henderson who she played the always smiling mom of "the brady bunch." the show was a hit in i 'seventh and revived later in shows and movies. henderson was 82. donald trump paused his transition to the white house for a thanksgiving dinner in florida. republicans are at odds over whether mitt romney should be secretary of state. meanwhile, mr. trump is following up on a campaign pledge to stop an air-conditioning company from moving a plant to mexico. the company acknowledged it is
administration. well, it is one of the country's richest cities. thousands have no place to stay, though. john blackstone reports on an effort to make their lives just a little more manageable. >> reporter: the latest count of homeless in los angeles shows the city has more than 43,000 people living on the streets on skid row in downtown los angeles, make-shift dwellings spread from block after block. few outsiders regularly walk these forbidding streets, but raquel beard has. here. the drug trade and drug usage is just out of control. property thefts are through the roof. >> reporter: she worked with the association of business owners in the skid row area who are being overwhelmed by the homeless. >> and there's no community outcry about that. >> reporter: because other people don't see it? >> out of sight, out of mind, let's just keep it there. >> reporter: but skid row also a has those struggling to make better lives. they are helped at a warehouse
parra got a bin here to keep clean clothes and helping her hold down a job as security guard. >> depending what job i'm doing. >> reporter: it makes it a lot easier? >> oh, sure does. a lot easier. >> we have a waiting list. >> reporter: mark is ceo that runs the bin. what does this represent? >> this represents the personal belongings and the life history of about 1,500 residents >> reporter: users must check in at least once a week. >> drinking glass in there, toothbrush. >> yeah. >> reporter: val has been living on the streets for 15 years, got a measure of safety when he got a bin. >> so whatever they find is there, they keep it and take it and move on. >> reporter: the bins provide order and often chaotic lives. >> when i come out and i roll out bins, i'm treating it as a service to them. >> reporter: demetrius reed knows the bin from both sides.
live. >> it kind of adds a little dignity back into the equation. >> reporter: as part of l.a.'s latest plan to help the homeless they are looking to add a thousand more bins to help in a modest step to life off the street. john blackstone, cbs news, los angeles. >> a great idea. that is the "cbs morning news" for this friday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green.
. breaking news right now at 4:30 a driver slams into a police cruiser on 93. also breaking overnight, known for her role on the "the brady bunch," hollywood mourning the death of florence to go the -- to get the best deals for black friday. >>live from the channel 4 studios in boston, this is wbz news this morning. good morning i'm brianna pitts in for kate merrill. >>a lot of homeowners up early this morning. let's check in with barry burbank. >>it was crazy out there this morning.