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? it's tuesday, november 29th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." tennessee resort towns, forcing people to evacuate. several people survive a plane crash carrying a soccer team in the colombian mountains. and ohio state university attacked. this morning, classes resume, but questions remain after a student ran over and stabbed student ran over and stabbed several people. captioning funded by cbs good morning, from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york.
anne-marie green. well, this morning, wind-stoked wildfires have forced the evacuations in two popular tourist towns in east tennessee. a mandatory evacuation was ordered for downtown gatlinburg as flames and choking smoke swept through the area around the great national mountain park. an advisory was issued there, some areas nearby pigeon forge were also evacuated. police have been goingr door to warn residents. >> the wind direction is swirling. we've picked up many embers and started spot fires. multiple trees began to fall, taking down power line which is caused other fires to occur. we are in the process of fighting multiple natural fires. >> the national guard has been mobilized. nearby, the dollywood resort was also evacuated last night.
will help control the fires. a chartered jetliner with join people on board crashed in central colombia last night. a brazilian soccer team was on board but there are reports of survivors. officials say at least 75 people were killed. rescue operations have been suspended. the jet had stopped and went down in a remote other outside of the city. the crew declared an emergency due to an electrical failure. there were 72 passengers and 9 crew members on boards. the soccer team was from southern brazil and scheduled to play a match tomorrow. a car and knife attack at ohio state university is being treated as a possible act of terrorism. we're learning more from the somali-born attacker shot and kill by police. hena daniels is here in new york. >> good morning, anne-marie.
somali refugee to carry out this attack at ohio state university. investigators say the attacker deliberately plowed his car into a group of pedestrians monday morning and then got out and began stabbing people with a butcher knife before he was fatally shot by a campus police officer. >> reporter: students at ohio state university came together in prayer last night. many had memories of monday's campus rampage fresh on their didn't know much. we couldn't get service in the basement. >> reporter: people on campus barricaded themselves in the classroom. moments before police say abdul razak ali artan intentionally rammed his car into a group of people outside. >> everybody was looking. >> reporter: authorities say the somali refugee then got out of the vehicle with a butcher knife
>> all patients are alert. but severe bleeding. >> reporter: university officer alan horujko was said to have ended the situation. he recently transferred to ohio state. law enforcement officials are looking into a post he allegedly made on facebook shortly before the incident. saying he was sick of the way muslims were being treated. the school president is urging people not to rush to judgment. >> we don't know anything that would link us. we certainly don't have any evidence that that's the case. >> reporter: so far, officials have searched artan's car and apartment complex and they're investigating the incident as a possible terror attack. and those injured in the attack include an ohio state faculty member, four graduate students and three undergraduate students. all classes are back in session today.
thank you so much, hena. well, the officer who killed the ohio state attacker is being praised for his heroism and for his training. officer alan horujko is 28 years old. he received a bachelor's degree from ohio state and worked for the student safety service. leaders of the columbus muslim community condemn the attack. >> i'm an ohioan, an american, as tragedy and attack. >> they say the attack has nothing do to do with their religion and caution that the act of one individual should not further divide the community. coming up on "cbs this morning," more on the investigation on the ohio state university attack. president-elect donald trump is interviewing candidates for top administration positions today including another meeting with for secretary of state of
today, he's nominated two critics of the affordable care act to help him overhaul the system. but it's the battle over who to choose as secretary of state that is making headlines. >> reporter: cbs news has learned congressman tom price of georgia has been selected as secretary of health and human services. earlier, former cia director david petraeus became the latest high profile potential cabinet president-elect trump, petraeus is a contender for secretary of state. >> he basically walked us around the world. shows a grasp of the variety of challenges that are out there. and some of the opportunities as well. >> reporter: petraeus resigned in 2012 after admitting to an extramarital affair with his biographer. mr. trump will meet with fierce critic mitt romney despite
nomination of secretary of state. >> i am just astonished at the breathtaking volume and intensity of blowback that i see that one person close to the president-elect is receiving unsolicited. >> reporter: the president-elect has yet to announce nominations for most of the members of his cabinets despite dozens of meetings, most of them here at trump tower. but he's used twitter to attack hillary clinton's for joining the recount effor stein in wisconsin, pennsylvania, and michigan. independent fact checks have found no evidence of voter fraud despite the president-elect's claims online that fraud cost him the popular vote. kenneth craig, cbs news, new york. mr. trump was officially declared the winner in michigan claiming all of the state's electoral votes. michigan is the final state to be awarded. he's the first republican to win
demonstrations calling for a higher minimum wage are scheduled in more than 300 cities nationwide today. the protests will likely impact travel because workers in more than 20 airport including chicago's o'hare are taking part. demanding a $15 an hour wage. in cuba a massive rally is planned for today to honor fidel castro. thousands of cubans lined up to pay their respects yelled a revolutionary square. castro's brother raul put flowers beside his brother's remains. castro's funeral is sunday but neither president obama or vice president biden will attend. the first plane in more than yesterday landed yesterday in havana. a packed american airlines plane was greeted by fire trucks. coming up on the "morning
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blame for the death of three individuals. they ate at a church. five others were hospitalized for the symptoms. the post and courier reports that dylann roof means he could question survivors of the attack and relatives the victim. seven perspective jurors were chosen yesterday. the times pick union reports that a woman jumped from a plane yesterday just after it landed in houston. ot of the emergency escape hatch she opened. >> i looked over, sunlight. and i see a figure step out of it. >> she was treated for minor injuries from the 50 foot drop and she was questioned. the united flight originated in new orleans. philly.com says a donald trump supporter is banned for life from delta airlines after a tirade on a plane.
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it's brought by robert coleman, a silicon valley deal maker. theranos announced that would close its lab and testing centers following news that the technology is not what it seems. aircraft manufacturer boeing received illegal tax break from washington. the wpo said in exchange for subsidies, boeing agreed to keep production for wings for one of its planes in the states effectively excluding foreign competition. this is part of a larger legal battle between u.s., boeing, european union and manufacturer airbus. cyber monday packed a big retail punch but cybersales flourished over the entire thanksgiving weekend. the monday after thanksgiving is still the single busiest online shopping day on the united states. online shoppers were projected to hit a record $3.3 billion in
adobe digital insight which tracks sales said cybersales on black friday reached $3.3 billion, up 21%. and tuesday, the actual kickoff with people around the world donating to the charity of their choice. last year giving $116 million. online, about 700,000 donors in 71 countries. anne-marie. >> love this idea. love it as a tradition. a good reminder of what the season is all about, gh jill? >> absolutely, giving back a little. >> you got it, jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. thank you so much. still ahead -- new zika fear, the first locally transmitted case of the virus is reported in texas. we're looking at what people are doing to protect themselves. every day is a gift especially for people with heart failure. but today there's entresto?- a breakthrough medicine that can help make more tomorrows possible. tomorrow,
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some veterans and their families will join michelle obama today for a holiday party. the christmas tree that arrived friday from wisconsin has been decorated. the event is part of the first lady's joining forces campaign. the kids will make holiday crafts and everyone will be treated to goodies from the white house kitchen. and a new law aims to improve response time for veterans. the bill signed yesterday by president obama calls for quick follow-up for calls to a suicide hot line. investigators found that some calls were being taken by underqualified staffers at the department of veterans affairs. texas is reporting the first case of zika that probably came from a mosquito bite in the state. health officials say a brownville woman who reported to
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here's another look at this morning's top stories. the wildfires have forced the evacuations in two east tennessee town, gatlinburg and pigeon forge, a popular tourist destination in the great smoky mountain national park. and a car at ohio state university is being investigated as a possible attack of terrorism. 11 people were injured yesterday, one is in critical condition. a somali-born attacker was killed by police. and a third party candidate is seeking a recount.
three counts are completed and find that the system worked well. >> reporter: the wisconsin election commission set a time line to re-examine every ballot and test all of the voting machine, after green party candidate jill stein raised nearly $3 million for a recount. >> hacking is by nature not obvious, so the only way you can tell is by counting the votes. >> reporter: hillary clinton's team said if has found no evidence of manipulation of results but will participate in the recount, anyway, out of, quote, obligation to the more than 64 million americans who cast ballots for clinton. mr. trump's incoming chief of staff reince priebus denounced the move. >> i think everyone knows it's a waste of everyone's time and money only to divide the country. >> reporter: but mr. trump stepped on that message sunday
popular vote because of millions of people who voted illegally. and serious voter fraud in virginia, new hampshire, california and virginia. >> i've seen no evidence supporting any of these claims. >> reporter: alexa beia is california's secretary of state. >> alleged illegal votes throughout the country or in a particular list of states including california i think is wrong. and we have to call him on it. >> reporter: will take about two weeks, for the recounts in michigan and pennsylvania is higher. she'll need to show, for example, some evidence that hack be took place. so far, that evidence doesn't appear. nancy cordes, cbs news, washington. well, coming ueing up after local news on "cbs this morning" more on mr. trump's administration and we'll hear from john heilemann from