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? good morning, it is tuesday, november 29th, 2016.we lcome to "cbs this morning." two big breaking stories. a plane carrying a brazilian soccer team crashes in colombia, remarkably six survive. plus out of control wildfires threaten thousands of people and tear through homes, businesses and schools near tennessee's great smokey mountains. >> and the student who toked a crowd at ohio state is angry about muss lips now administrators want to know if he had any terror connection. and president-elect donald
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>> but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> oh, my gosh. this is not good. >> go, go, go. >> i can't see. >> raging wildfires tear through tennessee. >> the fires continue to be unpredictable. >> the national guard behas en deployed to the area. >> tourists and people living near mountain towns evacuate. >> i'm thankful. >> people including a professional brazilian soccer team has crashed in colombia. donald trump willnn aounce his choice for health and human services secretary. >> the president-elect is inholdseg a cond meeting with mitt romney. >> forces appear on the brink of crushing aleppo. sources say 10,000 people have fled the area.
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ohio state university is being seen as a possible act of terrorism. >> people were crying. >> t oensf thousands of cubans continue to the pay their respects to fidel castro during this nine-day period of national mourning. a passenger taken into custody after jumping outside of a moving plane in houston. >> exactly what motivated -- >> all that -- >> and all the customers -- >> ooh. >> to the end zone! ana cat mchade in traffic. better than that. >> a much needed win. >> and "all that mattered" -- >> do you have any evidence at all of fraud? >> no. >> donald trump, of course, won the election, he is president-elect. but i can't believe this, he's still sending out angry tweets. [ laughter ] >> on "cbs this morning" -- >> why isn't it enough for him that he won the electoral college.
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popular election which he lost. >> the popular vote.word "popular" in it. that's the only reason he cares that's the only reason he cares about it. captioning funded by cbs welcome to "cbs this morning." charlie is on assignment in cuba. and he'll join us a bit later. jeff glor is with us. good to have you here. we're following two breaking news stories first to colombia where sources say six people survived a crash of a brazilian soccer team. 75 people were killed. we've got pictures from the crash scene and they show the damaged fuselage and bags among the wreckage. >> team was heading to a soccer tournament. the flight went down on approach to medellin airport. josh elliott is here with what may have caused the terrible
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around 10:00 p.m., the pilot of the airline declared an emergency with over 80 people on board. the plane was just five minutes from its final destination when it went down in a remote region of colombia. this morning, colombian police are looking at electrical failure as a possible cause of the crash. >> reporter: emergency crews descended on the scene searching for debris for signs of life. but heavy rains and rugged terrain forced the rescues to be suspended overnight, ambulances arrived at the nearby hospital with some of the passengers on it. the main objective was to rescue the survives, said a local mayor, that's our priority. aside from the people found alive. three of them are soccer players, one is a flight attendant and another a journalist. raid czar imagery shows the final moments that the flight circled over an area in central
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brazilian city of chapeco was in the middle of a fairy tale season. favoring a final of a major soccer competition for the first time ever. carl warman is a journalist covering the soccer. >> to be taken down after all they've done is harrowing, heartbreaking, and hard to team's facebook page shows the team moments before it boarded the flight at sao paulo's international airport. local officials have called this a tragedy not just for brazil, but the entire world. authorities have not ruled out the possibility that the plane ran out of fuel. but right now again, they're citing an electrical failure. the football federation has
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notice. saying may goddal company our athletes, officials, journalists and other guests traveling with our delegation. jeff. the tennessee wildfires. dramatic cell phone video going a desperate try to escape here. sparks and flames shoot across the roadways. cabins can be seen burning in the woods nearby. tourists were trapped inside a hotel in gatlinburg as flames burned outside. >> strong winds brought flames to nearby towns. dollywood, the dolly parton theme park is threatened. dani ruberti from our affiliate wvlt is near gatlinburg where hundreds are stranded. dani, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, one of the places where residents are seen after fleeing their homes. 600 are registered here. they've got their pets, the
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and most don't know what they'll find when the sun comes up in the morning. >> hit the gas! hit the gas! >> reporter: cell phone video shows flames ss surrounding a driver evacuating gatlinburg, tennessee, late monday night. fire seemed to block off the only road to safety. >> go, go, go! >> reporter: at one point sparks through over the windshield. >> almost every cabin >> reporter: the driver said he was able to escape. it's unclear whether if everyone was. flames closed in on the vista hotel in downtown gatlinburg. people trapped inside recorded video on their control phones. in the smoke-filled lobby, guests were forced to wear masks. logan baker was inside. >> but the smoke is here.
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least 30 structures in gatlinburg were burning. the mountain lodge, a roadside restaurant was destroyed. high winds caused the chimney 2 fire which began in the smokey mountains last week to descend. drivers showed the fires cascading down the mountains as they were forced to evacuate. earlier in the day, an ominous >> we're dealing with very difficult situations in gatlinburg, that if you are a person that prays, we could use your prayers. >> reporter: so far, officials tell me there are no reported deaths. two of the surrounding counties are closed today. that fire did burn to the door step of dolly parton's theme park. but no damage to the property. gayle. >> dani, thank you very much. investigators are now trying
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university was an act of terrorism. the suspect abdullah zack ali artan. the attack injured at least 11 people one in in chrritical condition but they're all dean reynolds is there. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, it turns out that campus police were already in this area, investigating a natural gas leak. at the time of yesterday's attack. and the osu police chief says that's why they were able to mount their almost immediate response. within about a minute of monday's attack at ohio state, university police officer alan horujko took action, shooting
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artan. >> we have several pedestrians shot by a vehicle. shots fired one down. >> reporter: artan drove a honda civic on to the sidewalk into a group of students and teachers who had assembled because a fire alarm had sounded. artan got out of the slashed as many as he could with a butcher knife. >> i heard, run, this guy's got a knife. >> reporter: he witnessed the attack. >> one of the students was like a rag doll flying through the air. i knew this was something serious. >> reporter: initially, it was said that two suspects were involved but surveillance footage of the car had led investigators to believe that artan acted alone.
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car by himself. >> reporter: the university sent out a alert to thousands of commands with the words, run, hide, fight. >> at first, it wasn't clear. >> reporter: jojo zamoiski said it was one of many students who barricaded for the lockdown. >> we? just waiting what was the right thing to do. for the next few hours we didn't know what that was. >> reporter: now, classes will resume here today following yesterday's cancellation. in addition, the university is offering counseling to students and faculty. >> evidence may lead to a motive. outside artan's apartment complex last night.
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message on facebook before the attack. he wrote, quote, america, stop interfering with other countries especially the muslim ummah. we are not weak." jeff pegues. >> good morning, this is increasingly turning into an investigator's case, what they're discovering is a dramatic escalation. hallmark signs, law enforcement officials say, of someone radicalized and turning to action. >> reporter: law enforcement sources say shortly before the attack, the suspect posted a message on facebook suggesting that he was disturbed by how muslims are being treated. reportedly posting, i am sick and tired of seeing my fellow muslim brothers and sisters being killed and tortured everywhere. officials say artan came to the u.s. with six family members in
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spending seven years in a refugee camp. he first attended community college in columbus where he was on the dean's list. last august, he became a student at ohio state where he was interviews by the campus paper, "the lantern." he complained about what he believed was the media' portrayal of muslims. i wanted to pray in the open, he said but i was kind of scared with everything going on in the praying i don't know what they're going to think what's going to happen. >> today, we can prove that the suspect was alone by himself in the vehicle and committed his act by himself. ongoing investigation to determine motive and if smibls was involved in this act. >> reporter: although investigators stilt have not settled on a motive for the attack, it fittings the profile of what investigators say terrorist organizations have been encouraged followers to do.
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supporters to carry out lone-wolf attacks like the one in nice, france, in july. and a shopping mall stabbing in minnesota in september. cbs news has learned that artan's father was abducted in somalia in 2007. and that is why his family left the country to ultimately seek refugee status in 2012. the family came into the u.s. by flying into new york, then to dallas and on to ohio where they settled. gayle. jeff, thank you very much. president-elect donald trump filleds another cabinets position this morning. donald trump announced that he did nominate georgia congressman tom price to lead the health and human services. he's known as say strong opponent of the affordable care act. and who will be the next secretary of state. major garrett is covering the transition for us and joining us with the latest. major, good morning. >> good morning, the key player
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matter all the president-elect trump's moves. pence is said to be agnostic on the choice for secretary of state, leaving that decision squarely in the lap of president-elect trump. word has drifted for days with more deliberations schedulinged for today. >> folks, this is lunacy. this is lunacy. this is what happens when you put the government in charge. >> reporter: that was congressman tom price in election day. denouncing the affordable care act as he stumped for candidate donald trump. >> this is crazinecraziness. >> reporter: price favors repealing the health care law on premiums. >> the administration spent over 1 trillion dollars on a broken medicaid system on subsidies that they're forcing people to buy what they don't want.
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orthopedicic surgeon by trade. price also wants to privatize medicare and defund. and tends to merge with promises of actions to come. >> a number of very important announcements tomorrow. >> reporter: the president-elect held his first meeting sunday with former cia director david petraeus. >> he basically walked us around the world. showed a great grasp of the there. >> reporter: after, the president-elect posted on social media that he was very impressed. he pled guilty in 2015 to knowing disclosing classified information while cia director to his mistress and biographer. eager to resurrect his career, petraeus said last week, he would serve again. >> very good conversation. we'll see where it goes from
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dinner tonight with 2012 gop nominee mitt romney. the second meeting between the two as romney vies with petraeus and rudy giuliani for secretary of state. sources also they petraeus is the runner for national intelligence. top trump aide kellyanne conway has criticized romney. tweeting out last night working hard late last night. showing whether conway was defying trump's w deliberates over romney and state. in aleppo, in the past 24 hours, dramatically alter the situation on ground, sources report 20% taken by opposition fighters in 2012. thousands have been fleeing out of the battle zone. the enjoy doesn't know how long eastern aleppo will last. elizabeth palmer is following developments from london.
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intensive offensive began after almost nonstop bombing and shelling in the past weeks carried out by both the russian and syrian warplanes and their allies on the ground. >> reporter: civilians carrying only the barest necessities began to move out of eastern aleppo as syrian troops moved in. this woman fled with her mother in a wheelchair. we haven't had very much for the government backed by russia offered bus transport away from the battle zone. since the weekend the syrian army and its allies have taken 40% of the territory held by opposition fighters since 2012. the intense bombardment of this offensive has leveled buildings across eastern aleppo. including this woman's home along with her mother has been
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has now gone from dire to desperate. one of her last messages read, tonight we have no house. it's bombed. i got in the rubble. i saw deaths and i almost died. as far as we know bana and her family are still in the rebel-held city along with tens of thousands. the whole area is under attack by sources who now clearly have the upper hand. >> elizabeth, thank you so much. cuba planning to honor fidel castro with a massive rally. throughouts lined up to pay trick to the man who led the country for nearly 50 years. neither president obama nor vice president biden will attend the funeral on sunday. in the next hour, we're going to charlie rose. he is in havana with more on how cuba is saying good-bye. new video on a commercial passenger jet.
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? welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, the woman who left the united airlines jet by the side door. a little problem, though, the plane was still moving at the time. yikes. and the his captive audience about donald trump. and a north dakota sheriff warns pipeline protesters that winter is coming and they're putting themselves in danger. hear from a veteran who is leading an effort to protect the demonstrators. time to show you the morning's headlines. "the new york times" said the push for a vote count is advancing that reversing mr. trump is unlikely. green party candidate jill stein is challenging the tallies in
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mr. trump has 100,000 votes. a legal challenge has been filed in pennsylvania. and there's a plan to request a recount in michigan tomorrow. "the washington post" looks at how the united states took down the second in command the isis after hiding for months. in august, after surveillance by the cia and pentagon he was tracked to a sanctuary in northern syria. when he climbed into a car, a at least high-profile officials have died in the past six months. accused church shooter dylann roof is acting as his own attorney in the federal hate crimes trial. roof is charged with killing nine black parishioners last year. yesterday, he took part in jury selection. it's possible he'll question survivors and victims of the shooting.
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convicted. three deaths that may have been linked to a thanksgiving dinner. officials say they all ate at a dinner at a church. five others were hospitalized. and the state reports on the first locally transmitted zika case. a woman in cameron county has the viruses. she reports to going to no areas affected by zika. florida is the only state where zika has spread. psychiatrist care this morning after she jumped out of a moving plane at george bush airport. tarmac camera appears to show her running away from the plane. kris van cleave is in washington national airport tracking this bizarre investigation. kris, good morning. >> good morning, things were going pretty well for this
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was taxiing to the gate when one of the passengers bolted. >> the lady just opened up the door and jumped out of the plane. >> reporter: passengers on flight 1282 were left stunned as a woman took the expressway out through a window. surveillance video captured making a beeline for the terminal. he ope door and made the 15-foot jump without an emergency slide. >> i looked over and it's sunlight. and i just see a figure step out of it. >> reporter: the woman was quickly caught by police who were surprised she didn't have a scratch on her. >> the ramp area, where the airplanes sit at the gate, they're a dangerous place if you're not trained and you don't have the proper equipment. there were a lot of people that
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faa, incidents of unruly passengers have actually been on the decline since 2012. but one faa spokesman told "cbs this morning," we hardly go a day without at least one report. >> do you hear me? donald trump, baby! >> reporter: monday, delta banned this donald trump supporter for life for his rant on a flight from atlanta to allentown, pennsylvania, last week. the airline apologized to passengers in a statement saying the customer should flight. >> what do you mean -- >> reporter: although disruptive passengers can face possible criminal charges and fines some faa experts say the punishment should be even harsher. >> if you punish somebody severely for disrupting a flight, there would be a lot less of it. >> now, in the most recent indicatcase, the woman was taken to a psychiatric hospital for an evaluation. police say she's not going to
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have not elaborated why she used the exit the way she did. as for the another 98 passengers on board, they had to wait for officers with a k9 to clear the plane before they were allowed to get off at the gate. norah. >> kris, thank you. >> he raises a good point, the guy in the story, if there were more punishment, there would be less. >> they have to crack down on that. >> i've never seen anything like very glad about that one. knock on that one. >> in case it's plexiglas. now to the story, thousands of people protesting an oil pipeline in north dakota say they will defy a mandatory evacuation order. the north dakota governor said wind conditions up there are life-threatening and have ordered protesters to leave. they've gotten as much as 10
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sight, michelle miller is there inned in ed ned in in north dak. >> reporter: norah, good morning. this road here leadings to the access road to the encampment. it's been closed to the public since july. only law enforcement accesses this road. they around even letting us in. they say it's just too danger freezing. he have snowfall and wind gusts of over 30 miles an hour. they're ordering protesters to move out. >> we're not planning on going nowhere. >> reporter: hunkered down at camp, these men say they're not leaving. like them, there's an estimated 10,000 people on the north dakota prairie holed up in makeshift camps. warning of harsh winter
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property is under the proprietary jurisdiction of the army corps of engineers. the norton county sheriff released his video. >> being outside for long periods of time does bring life-threateningnd consitio. >> inside here, it's warm. >> reporter: john bigelow represents the seven councils fire. >> we're going to stand up and say no. it's over 100 years of oppression. and it has to stop now. >> reporter: ete crude oil from the oil field to illinois, it's nearly complete except for the section under the encampment. the fight has caused a bridge blockade on the main road. the chairman of the standing rock sioux tribe says because of closure, the services can't get through. that's a liability itself. >> everyone is worried about
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michael wood jr. says help is on the way. >> we have created an entire military battalion in less than three weeks. >> reporter: he said more than 2500 unarmed vets are mobilizing to stand between police and protesters. >> this is your fight, but if you don't take up and promote a stand up for it now, you end up saying why am i being led through. i is my water poisoned. since you failed to stand and october now. >> reporter: even with evacuation orders, the army corps of engineers and the local sheriff's department says that they will not forcibly remove any of the protesters. instead, we're going to work our way through this later today. >> michelle miller. thank you very much. >> i thought michelle was going to end by saying we're getting in the car right now and getting
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? it is tuesday, november 29th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there's more real news ahead including president-elect trump newest cabinet choice, t future of health care. but first is today's "eye opener" at 8:00. >> the plane was just five minutes from its final destination when it went down in a remote region of colombia. >> this red cross andid resents after fleeing their homes. >> residents were already in this area. and that's why they were able to
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>> this is turning into a terrorist take. what they're discovering is dramatic escalations neonli. >> and it's said to be left in the lap of donald trump. >> things were going pretty well for this flight from new orleans when one of the passengers bolted. >> i've never seen anything on say flight i'm on. i'm very glad for .that knock on wood. very good for >> in case it's plexiglas. brexit club star anthony michael hall is facing seven years in prison for fighting his neighbor. however, his pllawyer is tryingo plead that down to just with molly --
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charlie standing by in havana. he'll bring us the latest on how cuba is remembering fidel castro today. but first, there's news to bring you from colombia where a plane carrying a soccer team crashed overnight and killing at least 76 people. six people we're told survived. >> the plane went down near medellin. >> investigators are focusing on a possible electrical failure, the chance that the plane ran out of fuel. wildfires have forced thousands of people in tennessee to evacuate. more than 30 buildings have been destroyed, including two schools. officials say about 100 homes are threatened. the national guard, more than a dozen local fire departments are fighting the flames. the fire broke out last weekend in the smoky mountains. dramatic video shows one trying to escape.
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at the ohio state university, the investigation is leading towards terrorism as the motive. police say that abdullah zack ali artan plowed into a crowd with his car and then slashed five of them with a butcher knife. a campus police shot and kill the suspect one hour later. he came to the united states back in 2014. before that, he spent seven years in a pakistan refugee camp after leaving somalia. artan graduated he recently posted on facebook that he was, quote, sick and tired of seeing my fellow muslim brothers and sisters being killed and tortured everywhere. authorities began searching his apartment last night. they believe that he acted alone. president-elect donald trump has announced another cabinet member. mr. trump will tap tom price.
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critics of obamacare. before entering congress he was an orthopedic surgeon. he's also holding meetings for two candidates for secretary of state. bob corker and 2012 gop nominee mitt romney. mr. trump talked with four star general and former cia director david petraeus. john heilemann is managing editor of bloomburg politics. good morning. >> good morning. >> president-elect, the president's choice for who he wants is one thing, but getting themon >> that's true. it's hard to imagine that any of the people being considered are going to have a real problem getting through a republican senate. obviously david petraeus -- >> david petraeus -- >> david petraeus has some vetting issues. clearly, there are many people who will point out that for a republican president-elect who spent a lot of his campaign attacking hillary clinton over her e-mail use and over the questions of how she handled classified material, with
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fight over if petraeus is nominated. again, it's hard for me to believe that any of these candidates will have a problem. >> do you see a problem -- kellyanne conway, and there are reports that she has gone rogue, she said that's not the case, she's a supporter of donald trump. there a leading contender in your mind? >> only one that matters is the whole thing about with kellyanne conway, donald trump likes chaos. she's not dumb. i'm sure she would is not come forward saying anything that she didn't feel comfortable about maintaining her close relationship with donald trump. everyone i talked to says the same thing which is, man, we just don't know what donald trump is thinking. there's things like whether he
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i wouldn't be surprised if any of the following people, mitt romney, david petraeus, rudy giuliani would not suffice. >> tom price, the secretary of health and human services. he called obamacare crazy. where does this tell where you the president-elect is going on the affordable care act. >> well, the president-elect spent, again, a large part of the campaign saying h to repeal and replace obamacare which starting on day one, which is overly dramatic, overpromising. can't really do that in one day. but this is consistent with what president-elect trump campaigned on. it's true that congressman price has put forth -- unlike many republicans who criticized the law, congressman price has a replacement. the more interesting question is
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pretty dramatic way along the lines that paul ryan has. saying he wants to preserve it. on the question of repealing or replacing obamacare, there's alignment on the new proposed chairman and secretary and president-elect. and the question of medicare, which is obviously the biggest federal entitlement, there's some disagreement between the dhs prose having dinner at a french restaurant. >> it's true. you guys have been knocking on donald trump's twitter feed? >> no. >> the news out of nowhere, the president-elect has come out with a tweet about flag burning. i'm not sure what provoked this tweet. he's suggesting if someone broke the american law of flag burning
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their citizenship. i'm not sure if mr. trump is aware that's an amendment to the constitution. i'm not sure you can strip someone of their citizenship. world leaders are arriving in havana ahead of tonight's rally to honor fidel castro. spain's former king, president of neck raicaragua an ecuador. notably absent vladimir putin, justin true dough, barack obama and joe biden. the white house still deciding whether to send an official delegation. charlie rose, good morning to you. >> good morning from havana. during the nearly 50-year reign
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came to this plaza to hear his thunderous speeches. yesterday, hundreds of thousands came to bid farewell. today, they're beginning to line up. >> reporter: hundreds of mourners remain well after the sun set on revolution square. fidel's brother and cuba's president raul castrol placed flowers behind fidel's picture. the lines of mourners monday grew longer as the day wore on. many were overcome either by the heat or by grief. he is living eternally now, this man says. mourners stood hours in the sun for the chance to file past a photo of the man known as el
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the moment may have lasted only seconds but the anguish was evident. i tell you this from my heart, this farmer said. i'd like it have been me instead of him. ashes were kept at public view, even in death, he is surrounded by secrecy. alcohol sales and celebratory music are banned during this mourning period. schools and government offices have been shuttered. many mourners who oath of loyalties to castro's revolution are state employees or students. around the world castro is seen by some as a murderous and repressive dictator. but to these cubans -- he is a father figure and a national hero. tomorrow's rally -- tonight's rally, in fact, will be a kind
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castro. his remains will travel all the way to santiago. along the way, he will stop, and people will have an opportunity to bid him farewell. he will be then at the birth place of the cuban revolution. gayle. >> charlie rose in havana, thank you. safe travels as you head back to us here in new york. first-time home buyers are
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is . the u.s. ambassador has made his job fun for an international audience. >> reporter: i'm mark phillips in copenhagen, denmark, where the u.s. ambassador has become a bit of an accidental or is it a deliberate tv star? and in this crazy election year,
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>> on this one, i'm not certain i can give you anything reassuring. >> reporter: rufus gifford does denmark. diplomacy as showman, and it works. coming up on "cbs this morning." when i have a headache, i don't want to put my life on hold. i've got a big night planned with my friends. and i want to enjoy every moment of it. that's why i use fast-acting excedrin for my headaches. excedrin has two pain fighters plus a booster.
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>> well, ten over 30. so 30 in total. >> what? you said ten. >> ten-year fixed. over 30. 30-year total. >> 30 years. >> wow. >> okay. >> wow, you'll be paying this off in your mid-70s. forget about retiring when you're 65. i've got an idea, you know the extra never happens, that's where the nurse can live. >> really good. that's michael scott from "the office" he learned that becoming a new homeowner can become a little overwhelming. the process is about to get even more competitive. first-time home buyers made up to 35% of home sales in 2016. that's expected to jump to 52% next year.
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>> let's start with mortgage rates. it was owe traumatic, it was double digits back then. now you said it's raised to 4%. >> it's weird, before the election if you were going to get a 30-year fixed rate mortgage you were paying 3.34%. now up over 4%. >> that's still good. >> 4% is amazing. it really is. but that jump is pretty dramatic. and the reason the rat jumped is that the market believes that president-elect trump's policies where you get more spending, more tax cuts, we'll see more growth. so the federal reserve will have to raise rates faster. all interest rates will likely rise as a result. that's why mortgage rates are up. again, it's very low historically, honestly, if you're shopping for a mortgage, it can be hundreds of dollars more a month than a year ago.
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ticking up which they will presumably for a couple years now. >> and people are thinking, wait a minute, should i buy my house right now? wait a second, we're still looking at low mortgage rates and you've got to look at your financial situation. we talk financial planners all the time, what do they say, they say you should be spending up to 30% of your income on housing. housing can be your house or it can mean renting. it's tough in a mortgage to keep that housing cost at 30%. but what's really important is, if you are about to buy a house, you got to factor that in. you also have to come up with a down payment. 20%. you can do less but it's safer to do 20%. then you deputy factor in maintenance costs. the boiler can break. >> what's the average for a first-time home buyer age? i just heard more millennials
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at home. the average age is still in the low 30s. about 33. if you want to buy a house, be clear. run your numbers. rent first and then buy. if you can stay with your parents, rock on. keep saving. >> but you don't want to date a guy who's still living at home. that's a real issue. the world chess championship in new york has reached a sta stalemate, ahead see who is ahead after a series of ties. you're watching "cbs this morning." >> announcer: this morning's money is sponsored by rocket mortgage by quicken loans. with the garden patio will be gone. or you could push that button. sfx: rocket launching. cockpit sounds and music crescendo. skip the bank, skip the waiting, and go completely online. get the confidence that comes from a secure, qualified mortgage approval in minutes.
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welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, 94-year-old navy veteran donald traten was on the "u.s.s. arizona" when the japanese attacked pearl harbor. 75 years later. he's written the first memoir by one of the surviving crews. ahead, the stories he never told anyone including his wife. the american ambassador to denmark has turned his job as a diplomat into a reality tv show. now d finding an international audience. >> you guys love him, too. >> yes. great story. right, now the morning headlines from around the globe. "the guardian" says the great barrier reef is being ravaged. more than two-thirds of the shallow coral died under 30 miles. it could take up to 15 years to grow back.
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that a former "playboy" model is pleading not guilty in her body shaping tape. dani mathers is facing charges. police say she posted the photo of a 70-year-old woman and smokingly posted on snap chat. i remember that. and and 16 yo phobia, the fear or hate trred people from different cultures. and also the word fight box of the presidential election. and "the new york times" reports on "hamilton" hitting a new high. set a record for the most money ever made in a single week by a broadway show. here's the number $3.3 million in one week. wow. thanksgiving is usually a lucrattiive me for theater. "hamilton" also set a record for the highest ticket premium price
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$998. they don't even have many of the original cast members. because the play is so strong, so well done, people still want to see it. >> a grand ticket on average. >> that's right. "the washington post" reports on tourism in cuba taking a subdued turn after fidel castro's death. cuba is observing nine days of national mourning. many museums are closed. there's a ban on live music and nightclubs are there's also a ban on sale of alcohol. the next netflix series, from a married divorce man and now a future king is supporting his brother and the woman that he loves. charlie d'agata has more. charlie, good morning. >> it appears prince william has stepped up for his little brother. kensington palace forwarded this staple. the duke of cambridge absolutely
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the need for prince harry to support those close to him. it goes back to a larger unprecedented and strongly worded statement prince harry made regarding the treatment of his girlfriend which he described as a wave of harassment. some of this has been very public. the smear on the national newspaper. racial under tones. and outright and racism of social media. and after that it looks like william wanted to set the record straight and in his own way give something of a royal seal of approval for harry's girlfriend. jeff. >> charlie, thank you very much. next week marks 75 years since the japanese attack on pearl harbor. now comes the first memoir of
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the "u.s.s. arizona." of all of the gallant men, donald stratton writes about being on the battleship before it exploded and sank. >> reporter: the battleship arizona graces the back of donald stratton's classic truck. now at 94, he points out the anti-aircraft guns. >> right there. >> reporter: where as a 19-year-old he fought the harbor, december 7th, 1941. >> in less than two hours, the american naval power was paralyze. >> they were waving at you? >> that's right. they could see our bursts in the sky and they were way short. >> reporter: "the arizona" one one of eight battleships under
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>> we see them there and it just engulfed that. >> i was like burnt over 60% of my body. >> reporter: randy stratton is don's son. >> some of his scars you can see. some you can't. some he'll never get over his whole life. any noise to this day. the phone goes off. he jumps through the ceiling >> then black smoke filled the sky as the massive control tower began to teem over. >> reporter: stratton talks about how he survived after 1100 perished. all of the valiant men. his wife velma, his wife of over 60 years had never heard. >> when i read the book, i
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never told me his story about what happened. >> reporter: but the explosion, stratton writes, the flames found us, burning off our clothes, our hair, our skin, men stumbled around like human torches, on the deck like human torches, each collapsing into a flaming pile of flesh. how do you go on fighting and trying to survive with that amount of pain. it just tore my skin off. >> reporter: pulled the skin off your arms? >> well, i was edburn. they were just hanging down there. >> reporter: with thela fmes below him and using badly burned hands he somehow pulled himself along a rope about 80 feet to safety on another ship. you were coming across that rope, the japanese are still strafing. >> yes, they were still bombing
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of surgeries, when doctors wanted to amputate his limbs, stratton refused. did you think you were going to make it? >> i don't think it entered my mind that i wouldn't. >> reporter: he re-enlisted and fought in the pacific. did you think you had a score to settle? >> with engagement, had the opportunity. >> reporter: over the years he's returned again and again to the >> i lost so many ship mates that day. it's like going back and living it all over again. >> reporter: on the 60th anniversary japanese pilot who attacked pearl harbor came in peace and were greeted by friendship by many veterans. have you managed to forgive japan? >> let's put that this way, i lost 160 men out there.
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with his whole family, including great grandchildren. >> probably, it will be the last time and that's hard. >> reporter: but the stratton family vows never to forgive like granddaughter nikki, each wears a lockett holding a fragment of the "u.s.s. arizona." >> to condistantly remind us. the arizona is in our blood. quite literally in our blood. >> reporter: sprays part of distant history. but it's not distant at all for donald stratton as he writes, i had lost a part of myself in the ruins of that ship and a big part of my family in the men who died there. a part of myself that now would be forever entombed with them. for "cbs this morning," john blackstone, colorado springs. >> oh, my. this is the most incredible
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norah, to describe mr. stratton. >> i'm reading here, don stratton is one of only five survivors of "u.s.s. arizona" still alive today. and holds the distinction of the first and second battles of world war ii. >> i love that his wife and he, and she's learning something. >> everyone should know the story of donald stratton. >> thank you, john blackstone for that great thank you. >> don stratton for writing that. >> that's right. what's a show for foreign policy geeks has become an international sensation.
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? you're going to love this story. the life of an american diplomat overseas might not seem very glamorous but rufus gifford is no ordinary envoy. he found an unlikely calling. surprising a reality tv star
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of rufus gifford's time as united states ambassador he had to handle tough questions. >> it's a frightening thought for people around the world that donald trump could be elected and have his finger near the nuclear launch button. >> reporter: if there's one thing that gifford is candid. >> reporter: gifford a former leaving soon and the dans will miss him because he's been more than just another diplomat, he's been a tv star. >> thank you. >> reporter: this is the show entitled "i am the ambassador from america." >> i have the best job in the world. this is just your average wednesday. >> reporter: it was supposed to be a behind-the-scenes look for
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for geeks. >> we thought if we were lucky we fight have 50,000 danes dutu in. >> reporter: but the audience of dans rolled in like rush shower. the numbers to the producer. >> he looks like a hollywood star. perfect smile. good looking, smart. >> reporter: an american from >> yeah. >> reporter: and with an appealing sense of character, all the show needed was a plot twist. enter -- kitchen. enter his parter stephen. >> should be home by 7:00. >> yeah. >> i think it's a matter of getting started. >> reporter: what they wanted and maybe what the show needed
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fashioned wedding, this completes with banter. >> i'm still not sure if i'm going to go through with it. [ laughter ] >> reporter: it did go ahead. a happy day. a showbiz hit. and a political statement. >> as you're joined in marriage. [ applause ] >> and there was an diplomacy there, or politics. whatever you want to call it. >> reporter: what are you trying to prove? >> we were in the same place in copenhagen city hall. where the first same-sex unions in the world took place. stephen and i got married. >> reporter: as a diplomatic pr exercise it all worked in liberal denmark. but could it play out elsewhere.
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>> in europe or russia. >> reporter: because of the attitude? >> yeah, mostly. >> reporter: but it work so well in denmark, the show has been picked up by netflix. >> you never know when you'll be on tv. >> that is true. that is true. >> reporter: the ambassador turned accidental tv star is going global and looking for a new job. for "cbs this morning." i'm mark phillips in copenhagen. >> wow. something tells me he't but i love the whole sentiment behind the story and how had started. that he and his husband are happy. good looking and very smart. >> how about mark phillips with that goatee. >> that movember there. >> when you're loved anywhere,
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more newlyweds start celebngrati in the middle of a traffic jam. good story.
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? here's to the happy couple. to the bride, to the bride, to the groom, to the groom. they had their first dance in the middle of of dayton. there was an accident that shut down the highway on saturday. blocking the way to the wedding reception for more than an hour or so. they thought, let's celebrate on the spot. with the hash tag, they were dancing to alison krauss' "when you say nothing at all." very, very pretty song. >> dancing in the dark. >> beautifully done. congratulations.
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it is tuesday, november 29th and this is great day washington.
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>> i am markette sheppard. this giving tuesday, there is a lot of giving in the nation's capital. >> giving and going, lot of things happening. >> it feels good to give. you reach a certain age, where you know, when you are younger, everybody is giving to you, giving to you. >> yes. >> you know, and then the tipping point, you start giving and it is like, wow. >> almost, like you shouldn't give, it is just a for you. >> right. >> reverse. >> giving tuesday, we celebrate nice things here. we are looking forward to that. >> speaking of celebrating, happy birthday to the world's oldest living person, her name is emma murono and she turns 117 years old today. the retired factory worker and lunch lady was born in italy in 1899, and she is believed to be the only person alive on the
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1800s. a few years ago, miss emma participated in a harvard medical school study on longevity and credits her long life to good family genes and eating biscuits and eggs every day, chris. why? she says eggs are a great source of protein and she should know, she has been eating them more than a hundred years. >> funny. >> we wish you well. >> happy birthday. today? >> it is today. >> when she is 117. you retire at 65ish? she has been around a a long time. >> she is fascinating, she got married and then left her husband, worked in a factory, and in those days women didn't really work. her second job was being a lunch lady. when she was born italy had a king. >> is that right? >> yeah. >> good for her. >> fascinating lady. >> happy birthday, many more. when you train for a marathon, not sure if she is training for that, you never know with her genes, you hope


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