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for others, check back with us later for the morning news and a ♪ it's tuesday, january 17th, 2017. this is the "cbs morning news." there will be no mending fences today. a feud between the president-elect sparked by congressman's john lewis of the president's comments. after five people were killed in the shooting in a mexico nightclub. those who made it out alive return to the u.s. with stories of survival. >> people got shot in the back when they were trying to jump over the gate. and breaking overnight. after three years, the search for malaysia airlines flight 370
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ends, leaving 239 families forever searching for answers. searching for answers. captioning funded by cbs 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. this morning the search for malaysia airlines flight mh-370 was shut down. nearly three years after the boeing 777 mysteriously disappeared over the indian ocean. in a joint statement center by the three countries involved in the search, malaysia, china and australia officials said in part, despite every effort using the best science available, a search has not been able to locate the aircraft. flight 370 vanished on march 8, 2014 en route to kuala lumpur to beijing. there were 239 passengers and crew on board. no remains were found.
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and the search area over the 46,000 square miles of the indian ocean. a few random pieces of the aircraft did wash ashore but the plane's disappearance became one of the great aviation mysteries of all time. officials admit they have may have been looking in the wrong area and the vastness of indian ocean is a lot to overcome. >> it is not an easy task. it's very difficult. i've been to that water and going through all of these difficulties i recommend stopping the search. >> officials say the decision to suspend the underwater search has not been taken lightly or without sadness. well, in another indication of the shaky relationship between the u.s. and russia, this morning the russian foreign minister accused the u.s. of spying. sergey lavrov said u.s. diplomats have engaged in espionage trying to recruit senior russian diplomats. in a wide-ranging news conference lavrov also talked about working with the trump
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administration to fight international terrorism. lavrov invited the incoming trump administration to attend the upcoming syrian peace talks in kazakhstan. meanwhile, mr. trump's comments on nato and the european union have foreign leaders on edge. the president-elect trump called it obsolete. the german foreign minister said the comments caused astonishment. and secretary of state john kerry said it was inappropriate for mr. trump to interfere in german politics. the president-elect called chancellor merkel's refugee policy a catastrophic mistake. four days before he's sworn in as president of the united states, donald trump's comments are cause dismay in the african-american unit, causing lawmakers to boycott his inauguration. mr. trump met with the son of dr. martin luther king jr. in the midst of a heating feud between mr. trump and civil rights hero john lewis.
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hena daniels is here in new york. >> good morning, anne-marie. senate confirmation hearings resume today for more of president-elect donald trump cabinet nominees. this as more than 30 members of congress now say they'll skip trump's inauguration friday amid an ongoing feud between the president-elect and democratic congressman tom moore. >> reporter: just days before the inauguration president-elect donald trump's rift with democratic congressman john lewis is far from resolved. >> why use the word illegitimate to describe our president donald trump. >> reporter: tensions escalated after mr. trump lashed out at the civil rights hero calling his presidency legitimate. prompting many house democrats to boycott friday's event. >> when you look at the fact that nothing has changed since the campaign, you know, i don't think that's something that i need to do in terms of
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celebratin celebrating. >> reporter: the president-elect meeting with dr. martin luther king jr.'s son. >> he said he's going to represent america. he said that over and over again. >> reporter: marked the holiday without mentioning mr. trump. >> when you see something that's not right. not fair, not just, you have a moral obligation to do something, to say something, and not be quiet. >> reporter: more of the president-elect's cabinet nominees are setting to grilled on capitol hill today including education secretary pick and billionaire betsy devos and interior secretary nominee ryan zinke who questioned the effect of climate change in 2014. mr. trump's transition said americans can expect a powerful and concise inaugural address. and senate majority leader is expected to confirm many of the picks after he's sworn as the
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nation's 46th president. anne-marie. >> thank you. ahead on "cbs this morning," we'll have more on world reaction to mr. trump's comments on nato and u.s. relations with russia. and cbs news will have all-day coverage of the president-elect trump's inauguration, this friday, beginning with "cbs this morning." the gunman who opened fire at a crowded beachfront resort in mexico remains on the loose. at least five people including one american were killed. the blue parrott nightclub is located in playa del carmen on mexico's yucatan peninsula. the gunfire sparked a stampede and at least one of the victims was killed in the escape monday morning. >> everybody is running out even the security guards were on the ground. i knew at that point there were shooters. my back had broken and i knew there was nothing i could do. >> a mexico official ruled out terrorism and said the shooting started when a man with a gun was stopped from entering the club. the gunman suspected of killing 39 people during an
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attack at an istanbul nightclub confessed to carrying out the shooting. the suspect is from uzbekistan and trained in afghanistan. he was captured late monday and according to the governor, it's clear he carried out the attack on behalf of isis. during the search for the suspect 50 people were detained. and the widow of the orlando nightclub killer will face a judge in california today. noor salman was arrested yesterday by the fbi on an obstruction of justice charge. she moved to the san francisco area after omar mateen killed 49 people at the pulse nightclub last june. sources say florida authorities suspect her of aiding and abetting the attack. turning to the weather now. and a winter weather advisory is posted for parts of the upper midwest this morning. pockets of snow and freezing rain have developed from the central plains to the great lakes. this is part of a storm system
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that hit parts of iowa, nebraska and kansas hard with a dangerous thick coating of ice. trees and power lines snapped and roads were too slick to drive on. in texas, folks there are trying to dry out following a torrential downpour that caused widespread flooding. the storm triggered tornadoes from houston to dallas. well, the last man to walk on the moon astronaut gene cernan is being remembered for his passion for space exploration. ♪ i was strolling on the moon one day in the merry, merry month of ♪ ♪ -- december ♪ ♪ may >> well, in december of 1972, cernan was commander of apollo 17. cernan and harrison schmidt spent over three days on the moon's surface. it was cernan's third trip to space. 12 men have walked on the lunar surface. cernan died in a houston hospital following a long illness.
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he was 82 years old. coming up on the "morning news," crossing a twitter threshold. president-elect trump reaches an impressive number of followers. and a searing sermon for the next president. >> it's all right to write in 140 characters, just make sure you don't think in 140 characters. write in 140 characters just make sure you don't think in 140 characters. it's the phillips' lady!
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some of the guantanamo bay detainees are transferred. those are some of the headlines. on the morning newsstand. "the wall street journal" reports that oman accepted ten detainees from guantanamo bay. that leaves about 45 inmates at the prison in cuba. some 245 prisoners were being held there when president obama took offices in 2009. "the new york times" says monica crowley has decided not to take a job in the trump white house after being accused of plagiarism. she had been chosen for a role on the national security council. media investigations found copied passages in her doctoral dissertation and her 2012 books. the chicago tribune reports sharp criticism of donald trump by a priest during a ceremony at dr. martin luther king jr.'s church. the reverend michael pfleger slammed the president-elect for his personal attack on longtime congressman john lewis.
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>> shame on you, mr. trump. on this weekend, to disrespect an icon of the civil rights movement on dr. king's weekend. you, mr. trump, have made yourself the anchor of fake news. >> pfleger asked the audience to take up dr. king's cause and become lobbyists for the poor. "people" says president and michelle obama visited the family shelter that's now the home of their daughters' old swingset. they greeted children playing on the set during their mlk day of service. the obama's donated it to the d.c. shelter earlier this month. still to come, white house celebration. president obama hosts the chicago cubs and delivers a message of unity. hosts the chicago cubs and delivers a message of unity. new friskies tender and crunchy combo.
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traders will be paying close attention to british prime minister teresa may today. she's going to separate out how britain will separate itself from the european union. the dow down 79 points last week. the s&p lost 2. nasdaq gained 51 points closing at a record high. today, general motors will reportedly announce $1 billion investment in its u.s. factories, creating or keeping about 1,000 jobs. the investment has been planned for months as part of a process of a clipping factory to build new models. it's unclear which plants will get the money or where those jobs will be. automakers said president-elect had called out building in mexico and shipping them to the united states. bankrupt u.s. fashion retailer american apparel has started laying off about 2,400
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workers in california. the move came as a canadian company went through with plans to buy some of the american operations. american apparel filed for bankruptcy a second time in november. and the skyrocketing costs of higher education is affecting older americans already struggling in their retirement years. the number of americans taking on student loans for children or grandchildren has quadrupled in the last decade. consumers over 60 years old hold $66 billion in student loans. nearly 40% of student loan borrowers over age 65 are in default. anne-marie. >> jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thank you so much, jill. still ahead, po post-inauguration rallies. hundreds are expected to take part in the women's march on washington. we'll look at their mission.
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the search continues.. for the suspect who opened fire in a nightclub in mexico. this morning.. we're hearing from a california woman.. who was there when it happened. and it's a big day for the golden state warriors. what's happening today.. with their future arena. join us for kpix 5 news this morning... beginning at 4:30. good morning. it ,,,, here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country.
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a labor of love yesterday for president obama as he welcomed the world series champions chicago cubs to the white house. it was an unforgettable moment for the cubs slugging first baseman. >> i think the best part was the president talking about how sports brings people together. you know, no matter what's going on in this country, in the world. three or four hours of one any particular game can just rally so many people together. and that was pretty moving for me. >> president has greeted more than four dozen championship teams during his tenure. organizers of the women's march on washington expect 200,000 people to join the demonstration this saturday.
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weijia jiang finds out why the women are descending on the capital one day after the president's inauguration. >> reporter: rosemary dumont only has one souvenir from the 1963 march on washington but says the experience shaped her entire life. >> to be perfectly honest i have never been around so many people of different colors before. it was just such a mixture. >> reporter: dumont was just 16 years old when she took a train from chicago to d.c. to fight the civil rights. now she's 70 living in frederick, maryland. dumont said it's hard to believe the battle is not over. >> it makes me very sad. very sad time. sorry. >> reporter: dumont plans to attend the women's march on washington this saturday. on the event's official website organizers say the rhetoric of the past election cycle has insulted, demonized and
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threatened many of us. and this march is the first step towards unifying community, to create change from the grassroots level up. >> this message is seen now and it's coming to a head. >> reporter: annie williams will take a bus from chicago after reading about it on social media. a grandmother reportedly came up with the idea and created an event on facebook in november. now 200,000 are expected to march. >> we're here to let the administration know that our voices are here to be heard. >> we're here and we want people know we're not going to give it up. >> reporter: dumont said she's seen how people have unite to create change. she's hopeful the notion will help to bring the nation together. weijia jiang, cbs news, frederick, maryland. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," actor denzel washington.
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police in suburban chicago are being sued for false arrest and excessive force in a confrontation with a black driver that was caught on video. dean reynolds has the dramatic footage. >> reporter: on october 10th, 2015, a caller to the evanston, illinois, police identified as blake murphy thought she saw someone breaking into a car. >> he was african-american with a black hood. >> reporter: but as a police cruiser rolled into action, murphy began to waver. >> i don't know if i'm like racial profiling. i feel bad. >> reporter: the man at the wheel was lawrence crosby a 25-year-old candidate for a phd in engineering from northwestern university. and the car was his.
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the dash cam in crosby's car picked up his cell phone conversation as he watched the police approach. >> they think i'm doing something wrong. now, i'm getting pulled over. >> reporter: when crosby pulled over and surrendered, a police dash cam captured the incident. he was tackled by police officers who roughed him up and ran a check on the car. >> why am i being handcuffed? >> we've got to verify that the car was not stolen. >> reporter: when the check confirmed the car was crosby's, one officer responded this way -- >> you should feel good for that. tim touhy is crosby's attorney. >> this is something that has got to be checked on a computer and all determined between any
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contact between crosby and the police. >> reporter: murphy, the 911 caller followed police to the scene. >> if it's his car, will you tell him i'm sorry. >> no problem. >> reporter: they took care of it by charging crosby with resisting arrest, but crosby was acquitted last year. evanston police say their officers followed department procedures, but they are now changing those procedures and will no longer require that subjects in dollar cases be forced to the ground. dean reynolds, cbs news, chicago. here's another look at this morning's top story. martin luther king iii said his meeting with donald trump was constructive. the meeting was to mend relations with the african-american community. meanwhile, mr. trump's comments that nato was obsolete and the european union was falling apart
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had mr. kerry dismayed. the secretary of state john kerry called mr. trump's comments at that german refugee policy was a catastrophic mistake inappropriate. well, coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," we'll go to taiwan, for reaction for china pushing back on president-elect trump's latest remarks on the one china policy. plus, dr. tara narula has advice for parents when you should keep your kids home sick from school. and we'll talk to denzel washington about his new movie "fences." that's the "cbs morning news" for this tuesday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day.
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