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from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm jericka duncan. ♪ 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's image of us 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
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for malaysia airlines flight 370 ends leaving families forever ends leaving families forever searching for answers. captioning funded by cbs good morning from the substituted yo 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. 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 route to kuala lumpur to beijing. there were 239 passengers and crew on board. no remains were found. you and the search area over 46,000 square miles of the
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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 independence yash ocean is a lot to overcome. >> it's not easy. it's very difficult. i've been to that water and going through all of these difficulties. >> 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 ministry 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
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about working with the trump administration to fight international terrorism. lavrov invited the incoming trump administration to attend the upcoming syrian peace talks in kazakhstan. the german foreign minister said the comments caused ago ton initialment. 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 project a mistake. and 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. hena daniels is here in new york. hena, good morning.
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>> 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 rift with john lewis is far from resolved. >> to describe donald trump as our president -- we would welcome that as well. >> reporter: tensions escalated after mr. trump lashed out at the civil rights hero calling his presidency legitimate. prompting many democrats to boycott friday's event. >> when you look at knowledge has changed in terms of the campaign. that's something i don't think i have to terms of celebrating.
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>> 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. >> reporter: more to be grilled on capitol hill includes billionaire betsy devos and ryan zemke who question climate change in 2016. america should expect a powerful and concise inaugural address. and expected to confirm several of trump's cabinet picks shortly after he's sworn in as the nation's 46th president. ahead on "cbs this morning," we'll have more on world
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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 at playa del carmen on mexico's yucatan peninsula. >> 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 expected of killing 39 people during an
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attack at an istanbul nightclub confessed to the shooting. the suspect is from uzbekistan and trained in afghanistan. he was trained 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. 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 i storm system that hit parts of iowa, nebraska
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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 trying to dry out following a winter downpour that caused widespread flooding. the storm triggered tornadoes from houston to dallas. well, the last man to walk on the moon makes his final voyage. astronaut gene cernan is being remembered for his passion for solar exploration. ♪ i was strolling on the moon one day in the merry, merry month of ♪ ♪ ♪-e december ♪ may . >> 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
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illness. 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.
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dust and hair than the store brand stop cleaning. start swiffering. ♪ tweet tweet tweet donald trump reaches a twitter milestone. he now has more than 20 million followers. but even with that number, he's ranked 68th among the site's most followed users. president obama has 80 million, plus 13 million more on the white house account. mr. trump said he plans to keep tweeting recently as president. well, a chicago pastor has
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harsh words for mr. trump and some of the guantanamo bay detainees are transferred. those are some of the headlines. "the wall street journal" said oman accepted ten detainees from guantanamo bay. some 245 prisoners were being held there when president obama took offices in 2009. >> the "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. found passages in the dissertation and 2012 books. and sharp credittism 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 daughter's old swing set. 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. new friskies tender and crunchy combo. tasty textures cats gotta have. friskies. for cats. by cats.
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martin luther king jr. holiday. traders paying close attention to british romney teresa may. she's going to separate out how it will separate itself from the european union. the s&p lost 2. nasdaq gained 51 points closing at a record high. today, general motors will reportedly announce $1 billion investment in the 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 models will get the money or where the jobs will be. automakers said president-elect had called out building in mexico and shipping them to the united states. american apparel has started laying out about 2400 workers in california. the move came as a canadian
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company went through with plans to buy some of the american operations. american apparel fileded for bankruptcy a second time in november. and the skyrocketing costs of higher inflation is affecting older americans. the number of americans taking on student loans or children or grandchildren has quadrupled in the last decade. consumers over 60 years old hold 66% of student loans. anne-marie. >> jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thank you so much, jill. still ahead, hosting inauguration rallies. hundreds are expected to take part in the women's march on washington. we'll look at their mission. that's true, but sweet ain't enough anymore. it's that splenda naturals gal, isn't it? yeah. i knew it! look, not only is she sweet,
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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 cubs slugger 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 some 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 walk expect 200,000 people to join the demonstration this saturday.
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weijia jiang decides one day after donald trump 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 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. sorry. >> reporter: dumont plans to attend the women's march in washington this saturday. on the event's official website organizers say the rhetoric of the past cycle has insulted, demonized and threatened many of us. and this march is the first step
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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. her granddaughter reportedly came up with the idea and created an event on facebook in november. now 200,000 are expected to march. >> we have to let the administration known that we're here. >> here we're and they're not going to be able to ignore it. >> 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, cedris d frederick, maryland. coming up after your local
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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 letter car. >> he was african-american with a black hood. >> reporter: but as a police cruiser rolled into action, murphy began to waiver. >> i don't know if i'm like racial profiling. >> reporter: the man at the wheel was lawrence crosby a 25-year-old candidate for a phd at northwestern university. and the car was his. the dash cam in cosby's car
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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 cosby surrendered a police dash cam. he was roughed 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 war was cosby, one officer responded you should feel good for that. tim touhy is cosby's attorney. >> this is something that has got to be checked on a computer and all determined between any context cosby and the police. >> reporter: murphy, the 911
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caller followed police to the scene. >> if it's his car, will you tell hymn i'm sorry. >> reporter: they took care of it by charging him with resisting arrest but crosby was acquitted last year. the police say the department followed procedures but they are now changing those procedures and they 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 jr. said his meeting with donald trump was constructive. the meeting was to mend relations with the african-american community. meanwhile, mr. trump commented that nato was obsolete and the european europe was falling apart. the secretary of state john kerry called mr. trump's comments at that german refugee policy was a catastrophic
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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 all for for this tuesday. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day.
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>> shot and killed a work a bar manager is dead after a verbal argument becomes vie anteand surprising person witnesses say pulled the trigger. and gunman caused of carrying out a mass shooting inside a night club in istanbul is under arrest and what we learned about a possible motive. and boycotting big day the number of politicians skipping president trump's inauguration is growing this morning and the four lawmakers from our area among them. and today is tuesday, january 17, good morning i'm jim donovan. >> welcome back, jim donovan. >> aim rahel solomon, a a new way to by beer in pennsylvania starting today first the


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