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murray. it's wednesday, december 26, 2018, this is the "cbs morning news." another migrant child has died while in custody of u.s. customs and border protection. new changes now in place. today the first full business day since the partial government shutdown started and there's no end in sight. but demands for the border wall could shift. and a little girl tells president trump she still president trump she still believes in santa claus. captioning funded by cbs good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters. i'm hena doba in for anne-marie green.
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u.s. customs and border protection agency has ordered medical checks on every child it's holding focusing on those under the age of 10. this follows the second death of an immigrant child this month. an 8-year-old boy died yesterday after being hospitalized twice. anna werner has that report. >> reporter: they said in a statement that the 8-year-old guatemalan boy was already in cbp custody. when he became ill and was taken to a new mexico hospital. he was initially diagnosed with a common cold, then a fever and was released 1 1/2 hours later with prescriptions for amoxicillin and ibuprofen. but later in the day, the child exhibited symptoms of nausea and voming and was transported back to the hospital where he died shortly after midnight. the boy is the second child to die in cbp dufd this month.
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a 7-year-old guatemalan girl jakelin caal died from extreme dehydration after she and her father crossed the border. >> please rise, i'll begin by swearing you in. >> caal's death has triggered a homeland security investigation and criticism secretary kirstjen nielsen when she appeared on capitol hill. >> what i can tell you is -- >> i'm talking about people who have died in your custody. you don't have the number? >> i will get back to you with the number. >> okay. >> reporter: the guatemalan foreign ministry says the boy and his father entered the u.s. last week and were taken to a new mexico border patrol station on sunday. with congress out of session for the holiday, democratic critics took to twitter. sheila jackson lee said this shocks the conscience. texas congresswoman elect veronica escobar. >> over the last yew years there have been literally hundred of migrants who have died in u.s. custody. it is especially tragic when
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children die in our custody. >> reporter: officials have not released a cause of death. the hospital says it can't comment due to privacy concerns. custom and border patrol did say there will be an independent and thorough review of the case. we asked i.c.e. to respond to our questions but the agency said they're unable to respond to media queries during the government shutdown. anna werner, cbs news, new york. president trump says he can't say when the government will reopen but he insists the partial shutdown will continue until there's an agreement to put more walls along the u.s./mexico can border. this morning, some 800,000 government workers have been furloughed or forced to work without pay. tom hanson is here in new york with more. good morning. >> good morning. pointing by democrats and republicans over the christmas holiday with both sides digging in. the partial federal government shutdown is going into day five. there are no signs of a break in the stalemate between president trump and democratic lawmakers.
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>> i can't tell you when the government's going to be open. i can tell you it's not going to be open until we have a wall, a fence, whatever they'd like to call it. >> on christmas day the president said there has to be some kind of barrier to staunch the flow of illegal immigrants, drugs, and human trafficking. when asked if the $5 billion he wants for the wall say firm number, he left is open. instead the president referred to the more general border security package he asked from congress. >> it's complicated because we're getting $25 billion that's already approved, but that's for everything. >> senate majority leader mitch mcconnell said he won't bring up a vote unless there's a compromised bill. chuck schumer tweeted the president wanted the shutdown but he seems not to know how to get himself out of it. as long as the president is guided by the house freedom caucus, it's hard to see how he can come up with a solution that
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can pass both the house and senate and end his #trumpshutdown. many politicians say they're willing to take this fight in 2019. hena. >> thanks. at least one person was killed when a small plane crashed into a residential neighborhood in south dakota. the plane crashed in sioux falls last night. sioux falls is located near the minnesota border about 235 miles from minneapolis. four homes were evacuated. it's reported the person who was killed was on board the single-engine plane. it's unclear how many people were on board the plane. overseas now, people living along the coast near an island volcano in indonesia have been asked to move inland. a false tsunami alarm triggered a panic. at least 429 people were killed by the tsunami that hit without warning saturday night. 16,000 were displaced. it's believed the wave was triggered by a landslide on the slope of a volcano.
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the volcano continues to erupt and more waves are possible. a snowstorm is expected to hit the upper planes and midwest today and tomorrow. snowfall totals could exceed one foot in some areas making it difficult for travelers. we're following that system. >> good morning. some locations in the upper midwest. this will be the first storm bringing a heavier amount of snowfall this season, believe it or not. we're looking at a good portion of the midwest to be impacted by this storm. and the timing goes all the way until friday, yes, the rest of this week. so here it is. for the rest of the day we're going to continue to see that snowfall in the dakotas pushing into minnesota. off to the south that's more of a shower but even thunderstorms threat. eastern portion of the state of texas may deal with hail or damaging winds.
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as the storm continues to push off into the east, especially on friday this is more of a rain threat. flood concerns possible across the southeast. when it comes do snowfall amounts, we do have a foot of snow possible stretching from nebraska out into minnesota and we'll continue to track this going into friday. note out that timing for holiday travel. meteorologist lisa meadows, cbs news. more than 3,000 patients who were operated on at a new jersey surgery center may have been exposed to hiv hepatitis "b," and hepatitis c. the patients this procedures done sat will brack, new jersey, in 2017 and 2008. they say it's due to deficiencies in infection control. the patients are being urged to have a blood test. but the new jersey health department says the risk of infection is low. so far no illnesses have been reported. people who donated to a go
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fund me campaign involving a homeless veteran got their money back. it was an alleged scam. the story was that bobbitt gave his left $20 to kate mcclure when her car ran out of gas last year. more than $400,000 was donated. the money was spent on luxury items. go fund me gave every donor a refund. coming up on "the morning news," meteor shower. there's a barng possible falling objects from the sky. and she's a believer. a little girl talks to president trump about santa claus. this is the "cbs morning news." "
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♪ i'm dreaming of a white christmas ♪ ♪ just like the ones i used to know ♪ ♪ >> new york city's iconic empire state building put on a show for christmas lit up in all sorts of colors for the holiday.
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it was the final night of the holiday music and light show that synced up to one republic's new version of a white christmas. it can display 16 million colors. there's a warning about a meteor shower and a little girl tells the president she still believes. those are some of the headlines on the morning news stand. south carolina post and courier talks about a 7-year-old girl about her christmas eve phone call with president trump. >> we put out some cookies and then we're hanging out with our friends. that's pretty much all. >> you just have a good time. are you still a believer in santa? >> yes, sir. >> because at 7 it's marginal, right? >> yes, sir. >> she says she didn't know what marginal meant. the norad program checked on santa's progress. a scientist asked if she'd like
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to speak with the president. she says she still left out milk and cookies for santa despite the president telling her it was marginal to still believe in santa at her age. the hollywood reporter says roseanne barr the address the israeli's parliament next month. she says she's visiting there to further her knowledge of jewish and israeli history. she said she also wants to speak out about a movement calling for boycott and sanctions against israel. abc canceled barr's reboot in may after remarks about a former president barack obama official. a june meteor storm could be looped with surprises. scientists studying a mysterious event in 1908 are calling for a special campaign during next year's meteor shower. it takes place twice a year. they think the apartment building size object that exploded in the atmosphere above
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♪ >> it was a white christmas in the sierra nevada mountains of northern california and that made for some very happy skiers at one resort. >> very fun. >> nice first powder. >> it's beautiful. >> good conditions for sure. >> it's a christmas miracle. >> a good two feet of snow fell in some areas. on the "cbs moneywatch," the treasury secretary gets support from the president and wall street reopens today. wendy gillette is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning. >> good morning. president trump says he has confidence in treasury secretary long time adviser steve mnuchin. mnuchin's efforts to calm the markets failed.
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he reached out to the heads of six largest u.s. banks to check on their liquidity. and convened a financial crisis group. the market suffered their worst christmas eve drop ever. the dow last 663 points and is on track to have the worst december since the great depression. they report mnuchin may be in serious jeopardy. the president called him a very talented guy. stock markets in asia finished lower while here at home we have the christmas week plunge. u.s. stocks have pulled back dramatically in recent weeks over slowing of u.s. and global economic growth and political uncertainty in this country. president trump has blamed rising interest rates for the market selloff. mr. trump says the fed is raising rates too fast. american nissan motor executive greg kelly is free on bail. he was released last night after 37 days in custody on bond.
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of six $35,000. and his boss carlos ghosn were arrested in japan on november nine teeth charged with underreporting ghosn's pay. and the lawyer for the long time secretary of bernie madoff said she should be released from prison in march. that's when she will have served two-thirds of her six-year prison term. her attorney cited a law that orders some prisoners released to home confinement. she was among five of madoff's employees convicted for their role in the biggest ponzi scheme that cost thousands of investors about $20 billion. hena. >> thank you. still ahead, christmas lottery. last night's mega millions drawing makes history but was there a winning ticket? mmm, that's good.
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♪ they call me heat mizer ♪ whatever i touch ♪ starts to melt in my clutch ♪ i'm too much >> it's pretty obvious that santa claus made a christmas appearance in one new jersey neighborhood. he was joined by some giant friends like the heat mizer, the 30-foot santa, and the other inflatable christmas characters are perched in the backyard of a home in bloomingdale. the homeowner says they're custom made in china. he keeps them on display through january. the american heart association is trying to keep kids active and healthy in schools all across the country. the kid's heart challenge is a daily 20-minute classroom workout that brings students from different grades together.
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it supports traditional physical education and teaches kids about health and wellness. children at a los angeles elementary school start each day with a workout. >> eat healthy, make healthy stuff you hope they carry through. you're giving them a base, a foundation now. >> experts say kids who are active have better physical health and brain function and attention and academic performance. it could have been a very special and lucrative christmas night for one lottery winner but nobody won the mega million drawing. winning numbers in the 321 million jock pot were 2, 8, 42, 43, 50, and the mega ball was six. cash option was almost $194 million. it was the largest christmas night jackpot ever. the next drawing is on friday. caught on camera, tons of fun at the smithsonian national zoo.
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z leaves and slide be down tree trunks. they posted this video on its twitter account on christmas day. bei bei is a giant panda. he's 3 years old and is part of the u.s./china diplomacy program. he will be sent to china after he turns 4 next summer. and the quiet california neighborhood has been turned into a christmas wonderland thanks to one homeowner. he turned his front yard into a giant holiday display complete with miniature trains and lit up trees. he said he was inspired by the department store train displays and wanted to carry on the tradition. thousands of people have visited the home to check it out. coming up on "cbs this morning," gift cards are becoming more popular but the federal trade commission says
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they're the scammer's favorite new way to scam money. one victim shares her story. i'm hena doba, this is the "cbs morning news." story. i'm hena doba, this is the "cbs morning news." and this is charlie still not coughing while trying his hardest not to wake zeus. delsym 12-hour. nothing lasts longer for powerful cough relief. tand, our adulte children are here. so, we save by using tide. which means we use less. three generations of clothes cleaned in one wash. those are moms. anybody seen my pants? nothing cleans better. put those on dad! it's got to be tide.
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our top stories rning. the u.s. customs and border protection agency says it's conducting medical checks on every child in its custody. the move follows the death of the second minor in its custody this month. an 8-year-old from guatemala died tuesday while in the agency's custody. his death came weeks after a 7-year-old girl died in a hospital after being apprehend by border agents. and president trump says he can't say when the government will reopen, but the president was adamant that the partial shutdown will continue until democrats agree to put a wall along the mexican/u.s. border. democrats oppose spending money on the wall. some 800,000 employees are affected by this government
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shutdown. a christmas tradition that goes back centuries. we go to italy for the making of nativity scenes. >> reporter: along this alley in the heart of naples they've been telling and retelling that fundamental christmas story set in the manger. >> you say it's christmas all year round? >> christmas always. >> marc cofollowed his father and 3 generations into this work. we have the theater where the scenery is the daily life of naples from 1700 to present. in the 1700s, the royalty ruling naples help popularize these elaborate nativity scenes which have ever more modern additions. >> putin. >> reporter: mr. trump is positioned near putin and another top seller, kim jong-un.
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the soccer star renaldo say hit this year as are the newly wed royals. i see hillary clinton here. marco's father was the first to start introducing political and pop culture figurines. >> as you see it's a good sculpture. >> you look good. >> better than the original. >> reporter: in saint francis of assisi who was credited with using it to spread the biblical story to those who could not read. whether to include the u.s. president or british royals in that historical scheme is a matter of personal preference. but one constant over the centuries is joy. seth doane, cbs news, naples, italy. coming up, a look at the northern california after thousand of families lost their
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homes in the campfire. plus gift cards are becoming more popular but they say they're a scammers favorite new way to scam money. one victim shares her story. and we talk about basketball hall of fame coach jim calhoun about why he's coming out of retirement six years later. that's the "cbs morning news" for this wednesday, thanks for watching. i'm hena doba, have a great day.
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live from the cbs bay area studios this is kpix 5ews. >> hello area a ing. taking a a this hour. it is wednesday december 26th. thanks for joining us i'm kenny
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choi. >> and i'm anne makovec. that was really pleasant. hopefully you got everything you wanted for christmas. it does look like plenty of sunshine once again for today. tower cam looking east. mainly sunny skies out there. livermore 38. 51 for downtown san francisco there and santa rosa at 38. so your weather headlines and what you can expect. chilly. mostly clear with the afternoon sunny. cool temperatures seasonal for this time of year. we're going to stay dry through the end of 2018 and even through 2019. monday night at 7:00 p.m. looking at temperatures in the low to mid 50s with partly cloudy skies. we're going wring in the new


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