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it's monday, december 24, 2018. this is the "cbs morning news." death and destruction, there are fears another tsunami could strike indonesia days after a deadly wave. plus, president trump lets the defense secretary go early as the government shutdown could last longer than expected. and where will people be and where will people be celebrating a white christmas? captioning funded by cbs good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you.
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i'm anne-marie green. this mornicue crew digging through collapsed homes, hotels, and other buildings in indonesia searching for victims of saturday's deadly tsunami. ca.wave crashed into a concert. at l 281 people are known to have died when the deadly wave hit without warning. more than a thousand were injured and dozens are missing. rebecca reports from indonesia. >> reporter: villas like this one here are built right on the ocean and they didn't stand a chance when the huge waves hit. this, the state of the swimming pool that would have been packed this time of year with holiday makers for this season. over here, rescue workers, the military, teams from the national disaster agency are
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clearing up some of the rubble smashing through the concrete and the mess all there to clear it away to begin what will be a slow rebuild process. over here you can see the remains of the villa and cars that were parked here at the time smashed together. heavy building equipment has now arrived in the area to help people with the clearing up. power and phone lines are being restored so this area today as part of the recovery effort. the president visiting and promising that they would help people to rebuild here. many of these houses build very close to the shore. and although the government has warned people not to spend too much time close to the beach, that there may be another tsunami, people are coming back to this area to go through the
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ruins of buildings and their homes to take anything of value. and many say they'll have little choice but to rebuild here once again. back to you in the studio, anne-marie. >> all right. back in this country, president trump decided that he wanted defense secretary jim mattis out now. the president decided to replace mattis beginning january 1st, two months earlier than planned. pmeanwhile, the new white house chief of staff says it's very possible the partial government shutdown will last into the new year. tom hanson is here in new york with the details. good morning. >> good morning. the stalemate in washington doesn't seem to be letting up and the border wall is taking center stage. democrats and republicans are trying to break the impasse over president trump's border wall. incoming acting chief of staff d discussions with republican and
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democratic party leaders on saturday. >> the president's not going to not accept money for a border wall. >> mr. trump continued to take his case to twitter writing the only way to stop drugs, gangs, human trafficking, criminal elements and much else from coming into our country is with a wall or barrier. >> we currently are only screening one out of five cars and trucks coming across our border. let us increase the technology there some something like a z portal. that's the kind of security the democrats want to see, not some wall. >> the president made some other news via twitter this weekend announcing he's maiming patrick shanahan, a former boeing executive, as acting defense secretary. the move pushes current defense secretary james mattis out the door two months earlier than originally planned. >> i think the president no longer relied on mattis to be able to deliver the president's vision. >> secretary mattis resigned last week after the president's decision to pull u.s. troops out of syria.
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now president trump continued to tweet on the syria pullout saying late sunday that president erdogan of turkey has told mr. trump he will eradicate whatever is left of isis. >> thanks, tom. for some folks out west it's going to be a white christmas eve. snow is expected across the mountains in northern california and western oregon. winter weather advisories are posted for the cascades and parts of the northern rockies. the heaviest snow totals will be up to a foot or more. they're expected in southern oregon throughout tonight. evelyn taft of our los angeles station kcbs is following the storm system. >> starting off with temperatures in the 40s and 50. the east 30s and 40s. midsection of the country cooler. a pretty calm weather pattern for most of us with the exception of the west coast. as we move into the rest of your christmas eve today and your christmas day. starting off with quite a bit of snow and rain as we move overnight into your christmas holiday.
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your futurecast is set for 3:30. this is 3:30 this afternoon. in the west we are expecting rain and mountain snow. it's going to continue to spread over most of california, pacific northwest. you will see quite a bit of snow in the desert. lake tahoe travel could be stretch treacherous. east of the rockies as we head past your christmas and later in the week we are expecting rain and snow to eventually hit the southeast and the northeast as well posing for some travel delays potentially for anybody traveling after your christmas holiday. otherwise, by your christmas day most of the rain and snow hitting the rockies there and continuing on through wednesday and thursday of next week. quite a bit of rain for the midsection of the country by your wednesday. i'm evelyn taft, cbs news.
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and ongoing salmonella outbreak prompted a second voluntary recall. jennie o turkey is recalling more than 160,000 pounds of raw turkey because of salmonella contamination. >> the outbreak dates to late last year. more than 200 people across the u.s. have fallen ill. 84 have been hospitalized. one death has been reported in california. the raw turkey comes from a variety of sources. supreme court justice ruth bader ginsberg is w recoup rates from surgery. she'll remain in the hospital for a few days, the court said. she underwent surgery friday to remove two malignant growths in her left lung. ginsberg had been treated for cancer two other times. the supreme court meets next january 7th. ginsberg has never missed case arguments. coming up on "the morning news" now, drone investigation, new information regarding two
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people linked to the drone incident at gatwick airport. and evidence has been found in the case of a missing colorado mother. this is the "cbs morning news" h. and this is charlie still not coughing while trying his hardest not to wake zeus.
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and if you're pregnant or planning to be. ♪ a southern california neighborhood has been turned into a christmas spectacle. hundreds of people packed santa clarita over the weekend to check out the annual holiday lights. some homeowners have been taking part in what's known as wakefield winter wonderland since 1995. this year's theme was the night before christmas. there are possible new clues in the case of a missing colorado mother. and the body of a young migrant who died in the u.s. returns home. those are some of the headlines on the morning news stand. "the washington post" says the body of a 7-year-old girl
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who died in the custody of the u.s. border patrol is back in her native guatemala. a coffin containing the body of jack lynn cao wkahl was receive the ministry. no family members were there. the girl's grandmother says the family did not have the money to travel from her village. her body was driven from the countryside to be handed over to her father. the girl's father reportedly has a court date next week in the u.s. to determine his migratory status. two people arrested for the drone sightings that shutdown the gatwick airport have been released without being charged. authorities continue to look for suspects and are offering a reward of $63,000. the drones first appeared wednesday. about 1,000 flights were canceled or diverted. affecting tens of thousands of passengers. the airport is back to operating
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normally. the denver post reports investigators looking into the disappearance of a colorado mother have found evidence in idaho. 29-year-old kelsey berreth was last seen in colorado thanksgiving day shopping with her daughter. her fiancee, 32-year-old patrick frazee is in custody facing murder charges. berreth's body has not been found. police won't say what evidence but berreth's cell phone pinged there three days after she vanished. the washington examiner says one of the last known survivors of the 1943 warsaw ghetto uprising against the nazis had died. he died saturday in jerusalem at the age of 94. world war ii broke out when he was just fifteen. he helped save the last survivors of the uprising by smuggling them out through sewage tunnels. after the war, he immigrated to pre-state israel and then fought in its war of independence. there's only one known living survivor of the uprising left in israel.
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♪ tiny tots with their eyes all aglow ♪ ♪ will find it hard to sleep tonight ♪ ♪ they know that santa's >> how adorable is that? you are never too young to celebrate christmas. dozens of newborns in albuquerque, new mexico, were dressed in holiday stockings including hots. the outfits were made for the presbyterian hospital. the tradition started 39 years ago and the hospital said it's a delight to give families another reason to smile. so on the "cbs moneywatch" now, stock futures offer clues about wall street and aquaman makes waves at the box office. wendy gillette is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning. >> good morning. today treasury secretary steve mnuchin is expected to convene a call with the president's working group on financial markets.
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the group includes officials from the federal reserve, the securities and exchange commission and others. the treasury confirms that six largest banks yesterday to confirm their institutions are okay in light of last week's market route. u.s. stock futures dropped last sunday as the markets get ready to open for a shortened holiday week. this month the market suffered steep losses. the s&p 500 is down 12.5%. nasdaq dropped 13.5% and is now in a bear market. after declining nearly 22% from its high in late august. friday, the dow last another 414 points. the s&p was down 50 points, and the nasdaq composite19 president trump has blamed fed chair jerome powell and the fed's program of raising interest rates for the stock selloff, but the administration is denying a bloomberg news report that mr. trump discussed
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firing powell after the latest interest rate hike. and treasury secretary mnuchin tweeted that the president does not believe he has the right to dismiss powell. elon musk says tesla will reimburse customers if delays in car deliveries cause them to miss out on significant tax credits. tesla says orders for cars placed by october 15th would be eligible for the full tax credit of $7,500 and that customers would receive their cars by the end of the year. but some customers are still waiting and have taken to social media to complain. and aquaman topped the pre-christmas box office take. >> journey beyond the edge of the world to the hidden sea. >> a hero. >> aquaman took in an estimated $67.4 million in its debut weekend. the movie cost $200 million to make. mary poppins returned, debuted
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in second narrowly beating bumblebee. anne-marie, i think you're a mary poppins girl? >> you know i'm an aquaman girl. >> all these girls i really don't know you. >> we all are aquaman girls. merry christmas, happy holidays, all that good stuff. >> thank you. you too. still to come, downloading danger. how thousands of apps and tech toys used by children could be illegally tracking them. symptoms. get tou mucinex cold and flu all-in-one. ♪ welcome to tide pods talk with gronk. i'm gronk! these are tide pods.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. ♪ here comes santa claus ♪ here comes santa claus ♪ right down santa claus lane ♪ nixon, blitzen
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>> santa claus receives a fond farewell from the residents in one town that lies inside the arctic circle. people braved the blow zero temperatures yesterday to say good-bye to santa before he started his trip to deliver toys to children around the world. santa spoke to the crowd briefly wishing them a peaceful and happy christmas in both english and finnish. who knew santa was bilingual. a word of caution this christmas about some of the gifts that maybe given to children. thousands of high-tech toys and apps could be illegally tracking, monitoring and recording kids without permission. federal law requires a parents' okay to track and collect data from anyone 13 and younger. but a complaint recently filed with the ftc alleges that some apps in the google play store don't inform parents or obtain their permission to do just that. the international computer science institute found nearly 20,000 apps in violation of
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government laws. >> i honestly don't think that there's anything that parents or consumers in general can really do about this because they have no way of knowing when this is happening. >> google says it will continue to work hard to remove any content that's inappropriately aimed at children. and a virginia businessman is helping to make a very merry christmas for dozens of military families. luke is paying for all the layaways at the navy exchange. in virginia beach. it's a gift to more than 120 people that's costing him $30,000. but he says being able to give back is a gift in itself for him. >> she said but why? i said well i want to thank you and your family for your service. she goes, well i didn't serve, my husband did. i said, yeah, but you to take care of the family while he was gone. >> many of the people who had their layaway items paid for said they can't wait to pay it
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our top stories this morning. at least 281 people were killed when a tsunami hit indonesia saturday night. more than a thousand others were injured. the giant wave hit two of indonesia's more populous islands without warning. nine hotels and hundreds of homes were destroyed. indonesian officials say there may have been an underwater landslide when a volcano erupted. and president trump wants defense secretary mattis out now. mattis resigned when mr. trump decided to withdraw u.s. troops from syria, but was expected to work through february. and the partial government shutdown looks like it will stretch into next year. the white house says it has
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presented a counteroffer in a dispute over funding for the president's border wall but hasn't heard back from senate democrats. a growing number of retailers that started online are now opening brick and mortar stores. as kenneth craig reports, it's a major shift for ecommerce. >> reporter: dana likes to feel and see the clothes she's buying so when her favorite online retailer opened a store in her local mall, it was the best of both worlds. >> i love it because i'm typically an in-store shopper i'm not as much as an online shopper. >> cofound by kate hudson, fabletics is a been's leisure company that launched as an online only retailer in 2013. >> we are in garden state plaza, one of the top ten malls in the united states. >> the vice president says brick and mortar stores like this one in new jersey were never part of the original plan. but when many traditional retailers started shutting down because of sagging sales, the
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company saw an opportunity to test the market often with cheaper real estate. >> we noticed immediately that it was a hit. we noticed very quicth those who shopped online now had an outlet to do a return or exchange in the store. that was a huge benefit. >> reporter: an estimated 600 stores from companies that started online are up and running in the u.s. mattress maker casper is in the midst of a major store front rollout. online eyewear brand warby parker has 100 locations and even ecommerce giant amazon has opened book stores. >> it's a nice twist to the norm and i think it's a much-needed twist. >> reporter: at custom suit maker, this man purchased a suit online but ended up buying two more when he came into a location for alterations. >> millennials, they don't care. they order everything online.
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bute lwa to go touproduc >> reporter: it's a business model with growth potential. fabletics has 25 locations and plans to open 75 more. keith craig, cbs news, new jersey. coming up, bianna talks with legendary guest jazz and composer about his kennedy center honor. plus, a chicago family's whose holiday cards have become an elaborate art project and a cherishes fra decision. and a new jersey high school wrestler was forced to cut his hair or forfeit the match. why some people are crying foul. that's the "cbs morning news" for this monday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day.
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hello monday morning as we look at the golden gate bridge, no one is on the bridge right now, one day before christmas, everyone it's monday, december 24th. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. maybe they are putting the roast in the oven or something. i don't know. i'm ann makovec at the live decembering. san francisco, a deadly house fire. let's go life to the neighborhood. upscale neighborhood in san francisco. see firefighters now looking through what remains of that home. we know that somebody inside the house died. another person that was inside the house is severely burned. a firefighter also in the hospital right now. when firefighters tried to enter the home after that fire started at 1:00 this morning, they opened the front door and there was a huge flash of fire that came at them knocking a firefighter down and burning


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