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welcome to our viewers until the united states and around the world. this is "early start." i'm laura jarrett, and christine is back. >> i'm back after thanksgiving week. what a restful week, but a lot of news today. nice to see you, laura. i'm christine romans. until the u.s., more people than ever before are sick enough with coronavirus to be in the hospital. more than 93,000 hospitalizations as of sunday, and america's top health officials fear the worst is yet to come. >> i want to be straight with the american people. it's going to get worse over the
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next several weeks. >> as we go for the next couple of weeks in december, we might see a surge super imposed on the surge we're already in. >> officials worry a surgeover infectio of infections overwhelming hospitals could be stretched to breaking. >> if you're young and you gathered, you need to be tested about five to ten days later but need to assume you're infected and not go near your grandparents or aunts or others without a mask. and if you're over 65 and you have comorbidities if you gathered at thanksgiving, and you develop any symptoms, you need to be tested immediately. >> assume you're infected if you traveled or gathered for thanksgiving. cnn's natasha chen spoke to passengers returning home from the holiday. >> reporter: i talked to people arriving home from atlanta after traveling for the holidays, and their experiences varied
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depending on which airports they came from. sunday was the busiest travel day of the entire thanksgiving week at the atlanta airport that officials here estimated 190,000 people coming through on sunday. that's still about a third of the travelers they saw this time last year. i talked to someone who was traveling for the very first time since the pandemic began. >> i was a little nervous because i was literally first time going out of the state. but charleston was really really, like, empty this morning, the airport, and atlanta is always busy, so you know, it was just very different for us to just have this -- and the mall was very crowded. the airport itself, everything is really nice and safe, and everybody is keeping their distances. i feel like it's safe. >> reporter: people did describe how tough it was to make the decision with their family on whether to travel for the holidays. those who did travel tell me that they do plan on getting tested after they get home. in one case, someone said they
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would self-quarantine for 14 days. the tsa says they screened more than a million passengers on at least three separate days during the thanksgiving week, starting from the friday before the holiday. that's a sharp increase in passenger traffic because that record was only hit one other time since the pandemic began. back to you. >> natasha, thank you so much for that. president-elect joe biden and vp elect kamala harris will finally receive their first daily intelligence prebriefings later today after the president held up the transition for weeks. biden will announce key members of his economic team. he's now recovering after twisting his ankle. he slipped while playing with one of his dogs, and his doctor says he has hairline fractures in his foot. mj lee has more on the biden transition. >> president-elect joe biden paying a visit to the doctor on the sunday. his transition office telling reporters that on saturday, he
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had a little bit of an incident where he was playing with his dog major, slipped and twisted his ankle, so upon returning to wilmington from rehobath beach, according to his doctor, he did have a sprain in his rvlight fo. ta it was a busy day for the biden transition team for naming key names from the list of folks that were announced on sunday include kate bedingfield who's going to be named white house communications director. we have jen psaki who will be served as press secretary at the white house. simone sanders who will be the chief spokesperson for the vice president-elect and careen john pierr -- karine jean-pierre the deputy press secretary. on monday, we do expect an
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announcement on members of joe biden's economic team. we expect that janet yellen will be named his treasury secretary pick. she is of course the first woman who would serve in that role if she is confirmed. two other names i want to note. neera tanden who is currently the head of the center for american progress will be chosen as the head of the office of management and budget under biden's administration, and also cecilia rouse, she is a princeton economist being named the head of the council of economic advisers. so what we expect is a formal announcement on monday to be followed by an event on tuesday to introduce some of these folks, obviously as you all know, this is a team that is going to have its work cut out for them as they navigate the economic recovery in the middle of a pandemic. christine and laura, back to you. all right. mj, what that biden economic team inherits is a pandemic jobs crisis, and critical aid for
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families and small business that was delivered early in the crisis has dried up which makes the pick of janet yellen to lead treasury that much more important. she would be the first woman in the role if she's confirmed, charged with rescuing the economy from the pandemic, and closing a staggering wealth gap. the choice sends a powerful message. in her role as fed chief in 2018, the fed imposed unprecedented restrictions on wells fargo after the bank created millions of fake bank and credit card accounts. tough penalties the bank has never recovered from. her tough stance shows she's not afraid to take on the big banks. stocks rallied on report of her nomination. biden is leaning toward establishment types and mostly avoiding progressives who might spook financial markets. some of president trump's more baseless claims about election fraud now further debunked by the man who was in charge of protecting the vote.
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the top cyber security officialed fir officials fired by the president, in a new interview with 60 minutes, chris krebs addressed accusations put out by the president and his lawyers. >> let me ask for your reaction to some of the vote fraud that the president and his team have been alleging. votes tabulated in foreign countries. >> so all votes in the united states of america are counted in the united states of america. i don't understand this claim. all votes in the united states of america are counted in the united states of america period. >> communist money from china and cuba used to influence the election. >> look, i think these -- we can go on and on with all of the
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farcical claims alleging interference in the 2020 election. but the proof is in the ballots. the recounts are consistent with the initial count, and to me, that's further evidence, that's confirmation that the systems used in the 2020 election performed as expected, and the american people should have 100% confidence in their vote. >> so how can krebs be so confident that all of the president's claims are nonsense? well, there's a paper trail. >> back in 2017 as you're looking ahead to the election in 2018, and the election in 2020, you have a to do list, and the to do list includes what? >> paper ballots. paper ballots give you the ability to audit, to go back and check the tape and make sure you got the count right. and that's really one of the
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keys to success for a secure 2020 election. 90% of the ballots cast had a paper record associated with it. >> there was a recount in wisconsin of course, and we can tell you now wisconsin's recount of its presidential results confirm president-elect joe biden's victory over president trump. the recount in dane and milwaukee counts show biden won by more than 181,000 votes. the recount cost the trump campaign about $3 million and only narrowed joe biden's lead by 45 votes. >> despite all of these recounts and lost lawsuits, the facts have not stopped the president from trying to undermine public confidence about the outcome of the election. his baseless accusations enabled by fox news reaching new allows by the day. >> this is total fraud and how the fbi and department of justice, i don't know, maybe
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they're involved. but how people are allowed to get away from this stuff, with this stuff, is unbelievable. this election was rigged. this is the essence of our country, this is the whole ball game, and they cheated. joe biden did not get 80 million votes. >> a lot of possible responses to that, but republican congressman adam kingsinger responded this way, the fbi did not rig the election, if you find yourself believing they did, stop and say it out loud and you'll realize how silly it sounds. donald trump is flooding the zone with baseless speaconspira again. it was a stunning 45 minutes of lies, delusion and misinformation from the president of the united states as he appeared on this fox news program on sunday morning with zero push back from the host. the president continued to make these baseless claims about the election nearly four weeks after that election took place.
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still trying to claim that election observers weren't allowed in the room, trying to claim that ballots were switched. all of these claims have been debunked in the 30 plus lawsuits brought forward by the president's campaign and allies. those lawsuits dismiss or are withdrawn by those legal teams, and one of the latest rebukes came from a trump appointed judge, a federal judge on the third circuit court of appeals in the state of pennsylvania, writing this. calling an election unfair does not make it so. charges require specific allegations and then proof. we have neither here. the campaign's claims have no merit. the president even trying to claim at one point that the fbi and the justice department may have been involved in rigging the 2020 election, even though he provided no evidence to that effect. and he also reverted, once ag n again, to this conspiracy theory of voting machines, suggesting that votes were switched from president trump to joe biden. no evidence whatsoever, and even
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the chairwoman of the republican party, ron na na mcdaniel, who indulged some of the conspiracy theories, she wasn't taking it this weekend. >> we go there in crazy numbers, and they should have won but then there's still -- >> we didn't see that in the audit. so we've got to just, that evidence i haven't seen. we'll wait and see on this. >> one thing the president did make clear on sunday is he intends to continue to contend the election, and convince tens of millions of supporters to believe that joe biden illegitimately won this election, as the president said he would leave the white house come january 20th if the electoral college certifies the results of joe biden's victory, the president saying he's going to spend 125% of his energy on continuing to contest the election. he said six months from now, we'll continue to believe and state that this election was g
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rigged. christine, laura. coronavirus taking a big toll on nfl teams leaving one with no quarterbacks for sunday's game. the bleacher report next.
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welcome back, 21 minutes past the hour. the nfl hit hard by the coronavirus over the weekend. the denver broncos having to play without a quarterback. andy scholes has this morning's bleacher report. hi, andy. >> good morning, christine. the nfl closing all league facilities today and tomorrow as a precaution after the holiday, and this comes as 40 players or
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actually more than 40 players are on the nfl's reserve covid-19 list. that includes all four of the denver broncos quarterbacks but despite not having any quarterbacks, the broncos having to play against the saints yesterday. a wide receiver on their practice squad, kendall hinton, who hadn't played quarterback since college got the start. this didn't go well. hinton completed just one pass, threw two interceptions in the game. the saints crushed the broncos, 31-3. there's good news and bad news for the san francisco 49ers. they beat the rams yesterday, 23-20, bad news is they don't have a home anymore. santa clara county has banned collegiate and high school sports for three weeks. the 49ers scheduled to play two games in the time frame. the whole team going to have to go elsewhere to play and practice during the holiday season.
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tom brady and patrick mahomes have won three of the past four super bowls, possibly their final show down. mahomes coming out hot, a 75 yard score to open the game. these two hooked up for 269 yards and three touchdowns in this game. brady trying to bring the bucs back late. mike evans for two touchdowns in fourth quarter but eventually ran out of time. mahomes and the chief win that one, 27-24. for the first time this season, the packers played in front of fans at lambeau field, family members watched aaron rodgers throw four touchdown passes to blow out bears last night. the 100th time green bay has beaten their long time rival, no two teams have played more games against each other in nfl history. and what a weekend it was for women in football. the first woman to be a position coach in an nfl regular season
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game, callie brownson, filling nor for tight end coach who went to be with his wife who gave birth to his first child, a day after sarah fuller became the first woman to play in a power 5 college football game when she kicked for vanderbilt against missouri. women's soccer goalie filling in for the kickers who had to sit out due to covid-19 concerns. finally, i want to show you this, a terrifying moment in formula 1 yesterday. roman grosjean escaped a fiery crash, veered off the track in the first lap after coming in contact with another driver. you see him plow into the barriers, his car exploded on impact. miraculously, the french driver able to walk away from that crash, and he posted a video from his hospital bed where he is recover fromming from burns to his hands and ankles, man, laura, you see that crash, and
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to see him eventually climb over that barrier, what a sigh of relief for everyone watching that race. >> how can you walk away from something like that. that's just incredible. so glad he's okay, obviously. thank you so much, appreciate it. president trump clearly that has no plans of dropping all of his talk of a rigged election. what does that mean for the upcoming senate elections come january. more on that, next. advanced non-small cell lung cancer can take away so much. but today there's a combination of two immunotherapies you can take first. one that could mean... a chance to live longer. opdivo plus yervoy is for adults newly diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer that has spread and that tests positive for pd-l1 and does not have an abnormal egfr or alk gene. it's the first and only approved chemo-free
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good monday morning, this is "early start," i'm christine romans. >> i'm laura jarrett, great to have you, back, christine. we begin this half hour with the number of people hospitalized from coronavirus reaching terrifying new heights. more than 93,000 hospitalizations in the u.s. since sunday. america's top health officials fear this isn't even the worst of it. >> i want to be straight with the american people. it's going to get worse over the next several weeks, as we go for the next couple of weeks into december that we might see a surge super imposed upon that surge that we're already in. >> officials worry that a surge of new infections related to thanksgiving travel could push hospitals already overwhelmed to the breaking point. >> so if you're young, and you gathered, you need to be tested about five to ten days later,
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but you need to assume that you're infected and not go near your grandparents and aunts and others without a mask. if you're over 65 or you have comorbidities and you gathered at thanksgiving, if you develop any symptoms, you need to be tested immediately. >> cnn's natasha chen spoke to passengers returning home from the holiday. >> i talked to some people arriving home to atlanta after traveling for the holidays, and their experienced varied depending on which airports they came from around the country. as sunday was the busiest travel day of the entire thanksgiving week at the atlanta airport officials here estimated 190,000 people coming through on sunday. that's still about a third of the travelers they saw this time last year. i talked to someone who was traveling for the very first time since the pandemic began. >> i was a little nervous because i was literally a first time going out of the state. but charleston was really really, like, empty this morning
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at the airport. and atlanta is always busy, so you know, it was just very different for us to just have this -- and the mall, very crowded but the airport itself, everything is really nice, and safe and everybody is keeping their distance. i felt like it's safe. >> reporter: people did describe how tough it was to make the decision with their family on whether to travel for the holidays. those who did travel tell me that they do plan on getting tested after they get home. in one case someone said they would self-quarantine for 14 days. the tsa says they screened more than a million passengers on at least three separate days during the thanksgiving week, starting from the friday before the holiday. that's a sharp increase in passenger traffic because that record was only hit one other time since the pandemic began. back to you. >> natasha, thank you so much for that. president-elect joe biden and vp elect kamala harris will receive their first daily intelligence briefings after president trump
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held up the transition for weeks. biden will announce key members of his economic team even as he recovers from an injury. biden's doctor says he has hairline frau hairline infrastructur hairline fractures in his foot. mj lee has the latest on the transition from delaware. >> good morning, christine and laura, president-elect joe biden paying a visit to the doctor on sunday, his transition office telling reporters on saturday, he had a little bit of an incident where he was playing with his dog major, slipped and twinged his ankle. so up -- twisted his ankle. upon returning to wilmington, he visited an orthopedist, had an x-ray done, and according to his doctor, he did have a sprain in his right foot. it was a busy day for the biden transition team on sunday with them announcing some key members of his white house communications team. some key names from the list of folks that were announced on
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sunday include kate bedingfield who is going to be named white house dmungcommunications direc. jen psaki who will be serving as press secretary at the white house. simone sanders who will be the chief spokesperson for the vice president-elect, and also karine jean-pierre, the deputy press secretary at the white house as well. now, looking forward to what we can expect on monday here in wilmington, we do expect an announcement on members of joe biden's economic team. we expect that janet yellen will be named his treasury secretary pick. she is of course the first woman who would serve in that role if she is confirmed. two other names i want to note, neera tanden who is currently the head of the center for american progress will be chosen as the head of the office of management and budget under biden's administration, and also cecilia rouse, a princeton economist who is being named the head of the council of economic
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advisers. so what we expect is a formal announcement on monday to be followed by an event on tuesday to introduce some of these folks. obviously as you all know, this is a team that is going to have its work cut out for them as they navigate the economic recovery in the middle of a pandemic. christine and laura, back to you. >> mj, thank you so much for that. with 51 days until joe biden's inauguration as president, time for three questions in three minutes, cnn's senior political analyst, john avlon. the president-elect promises to build a government that looks like america. he's delivered a fair amount of diversity, but is also facing push back for some of the names that have been floated out there. push back from both the right and left. how is he going to navigate this come january? >> if you're getting push back from the right and left, you're probably doing something right. the key question is how do these
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appointments affect the chance for confirmation in the senate. you saw neera tanden coming under fire saying it would be difficult to confirm her as omb director but somebody who can secure folks on the progressive left. there's a possibility of transportation secretary rahm emanuel, biden apparently thinking he would be good in terms of his experience as chicago's mayor but coming under fire for folks on the left for the possible appointment. look, at the end of the day, this seems to be a center left administration, and again, if you're taking heat from both sides, you know, sometimes it's a sign you're doing something right. >> center left kind of econ team there, janet yellen. that will be interesting to see what the team looks like in the end when it's finally announced and jen psaki, behind the podium. how will the daily white house press briefing be different? >> for one, there's going to be a return to something resembling normalcy. look, jen psaki is someone who's a former colleague, a cnn contributor, but more
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importantly, someone who's experienced with press in the obama administration and the trump administration has suffered from a self-imposed credibility crisis that stems from the president and too often the press secretary at the podium has been assumed to not be telling the truth and default to go a dear leader approach to their job. that's not what the press secretary is supposed to do. we'll have regular briefings again that aren't mindlessly adversarial, and hopefully there will be facts to back up whatever statements are coming from the administration. that would be a welcome change. >> all female team is a welcome change and historic. let's talk about what's going on in georgia. republicans are quietly grumbling that trump's talk about all of this widespread fraud which is completely baseless could cost the gop two senate seats in georgia. listen to the rnc chair trying to convince skeptical georgia voters who think the election is fixed. >> it's not decided, this is the key.
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>> how do you know? >> it's not decided. if you lose your faith and you don't vote and people walk away, that will decide it. >> so how can you claim that the vote in november was rigged and then still expect that people are going to show up in january for this runoff race when they have the two seats that are going to decide the balance of power in the senate. >> there's the rub. and just caught the whole problem here. you can't tell people that the whole thing is a fraud, it's been rigged and all of a sudden say it's really important you show up in january for this runoff. look, this is a problem of the president's own making. they keep trying to square the circle of its own irresponsible, delusional comments about the election because they think it will help them in georgia. it won't. it creates this kind of chaos. it's a disinformation campaign being pushed by the president, and it will have results like this. so this is what happens when you abandon your principles out of fear for the president of the
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united states who's pushing disinformation. >> this is why i don't understand why they didn't push back earlier. they knew they were going to have this situation. >> you'd think. >> well, and they seem to have banked on needing his enthusiasm, but now at a cost clearly, so. >> big time. >> so wanted to get them. john, thanks so much. >> take care you guys, you too. the top cyber security official fired by the president for telling the truth about the election, and now says it's a tr travesty that election officials have been getting death threats from holding the line. in an interview last night with 60 minutes, chris krebs addressed some of the more wild accusations that have been put out there by the president and his lawyers. >>. >> let me ask for your reaction to some of the vote fraud that the president and his team have been alleging, votes tabulated in foreign countries. >> so all votes in the united states of america are counted in the united states of america.
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i don't understand this claim. all votes in the united states of america are counted in the united states of america. period. >> communist money from china and cuba used to influence the election. >> look, i think these -- we can go on and on with all of the farcical claims alleging interference in the 2020 election, but the proof is in the ballots. the recounts are consistent with the initial count and to me, that's further evidence, that's confirmation that the systems used in the 2020 election performed as expected and american people should have 100% confidence in their vote. >> so how is krebs so confident that all of these claims that have been put out there is complete nonsense. well, one reason is there is a paper trail. >> so back in 2017 as you're looking ahead to the election in 2018, and then ultimately the election in 2020, you have a to do list.
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and the to do list includes what? >> paper ballots. paper ballots give you the ability to audit. to go back and check the tape, and make sure that you got the count right, and that's really one of the keys to success for a secure 2020 election. 95% of the ball lots cast in the 2020 election had a paper record associated with it. >> krebs also talked about what it's like getting fired by the president. >> i don't know if i was necessarily surprised. it's not how i wanted to go out. i think the thing that upsets me the most about that is i didn't get a chance to say good-bye to my team. and i had worked with them for 3 1/2 years. >> the president fired krebs after he cosigned a statement declaring the 2020 election quote the most secure in u.s.
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history. >> so this will be a critical week for a clearer picture of the fragile economy recovery, and the jobs crisis. the jobs report is out friday. economists expect maybe 500,000 jobs were added in november. now, in a normal times, that would seem like a big number, but it will be the smallest gain since the job market started its recovery. the economy is in a jobs hold, down 10 million jobs since february, and weekly jobless claims spiked again last week. that's a sign that rising virus numbers are hurting the jobs market. america has a health crisis, fueling a jobs crisis, and no signs of any stimulus. lawmakers are back in washington this week, and still far apart on how to help struggling americans. and i've be what's going to happen in the jobs market, as you get to christmas, and so many people rolling off unemployment benefits, it will be deaf con 1 to end the year in rent, and
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loan moratoriums, and job benefits, it's a real problem for families. >> you wonder, is washington not seeing the same picture that we're seeing. there are food lines literally for miles in states all across this country. people are clearly hungry. you don't stand in a food line for nothing. you just wonder, what is it going to take for them to do their jobs. >> cynically you wonder, the electors are over, and now they're looking ahead to a new administration, and where's the urgency. there's real urgency for real people. >> they're still accountable, even if the elections are over. iran is vowing revenge after the assassination of a top nuclear scientist in broad daylight. new information about how the attack was carried out. that's next. miss. on november 30th, score online only deals like the 8 quart ninja foodi tender crisp, and save $100. let's end the year saving bigger. ♪
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some tough new restrictions in many parts of the country as this virus resurges, but new york city schools are restarting in-person learning. cnn has reporters across the country bringing you the latest developments. >> i'm my giguel marcus in new k are the city is trying to get some kids back in the classroom. elementary aged kids from 3 on up can start back in class on december 7th. and those with the most severe disabilities, the so-called district 75 students in new york city, they can start back on december 10th. all of this is only students who had previously indicated that they would do in-person learning. for those other students, they'll have to remain doing their learning from home. but new york city taking another step toward trying to get back to normal in a pandemic. i'm paul vercammen in los angeles county, california,
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where the latest numbers, the latest covid-19 numbers, 5,000 new cases. more than 2,000 people hospitalized, and a brand new set of guidelines to go into effect in los angeles county monday. these refined guidelines basically say people can only congregate with people from their own household. it also says that churches can stay open as well as protests for larger groups of people, but that is about it. right behind me, you can see people are dining. this is pasadena which has its own health department. they are allowing people to dine outside here, but only under strict guidelines from the restaurants in pasadena. that means that the workers have to wear masks and shields, all eyes on the city as we go forward to see if this experiment is going to work or if they're going to have to shut down restaurants here for outdoor dining like the rest of l.a. county. >> reporter: i'm polo sandoval in new york, rhode island hitting the pause button for two
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weeks, hoping to reduce community -- offices, bars, recreational venues and gyms will be closed by order of the governor. there will be no in-person classes at rhode island colleges and universities. social gatherings limited to people in the same house. indoor dining capacity is going to be reduced. the state health department tweeted that the hospital rates are rising at an unsustainable level, and could result in patients with other illnesses have been to be turned away. >> thanks to our correspondents with updates. new details emerging on how a top iranian nuclear scientist was assassinated just outside of teheran last week. the scientist's funeral has just taken place and iran is standing by a warning that it will retaliate. let's bring in cnn's senior international correspondent fred pleitgen. what more are you learning about how this assassination was carried out? >> reporter: hi there, laura. will this comes from the
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semiofficial farce news agency in iran. debt tails really are a -- details really are amazing. the official news agency saying that it was a remote controlled gun that killed this scientist, which was mounted on a truck. they say that the scientist was on his way in a armored car in a convoy. something hit the car, he apparently got out to check the damage and was hit in the back by several shots from the remote controlled gun that was mounted on a truck. they then say that the truck with the gun on it blew up only moments later and that the whole thing only lasted about three minutes. now, the iranians of course right now debating on how to retaliate to all of this. they have said that is going to happen. so farther blaming israel but the iranians also saying that israel is in cahoots with the united states when something like this happens on their territory, and essentially right now, you have the iranian hard liners saying they want a swift and a harsh reaction but you have more moderate forces inside
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iran, like the country's president, hasan san rouhani sag iran should bide its time, saying israel and the trump administration are trying to bait it into an irrational response. the iranians believe when the biden administration takes office there will be more favorable conditions to thaw relations between the u.s. and iran. >> it seems like intricate planning went on there, and certainly more to come on all of this. thanks, fred. let's get a check on cnn business, taking a look at markets around the world in the final trading day of the month. you can see asian shares traded lower, and europe is mixed at this hour. on wall street, looking at futures market there. also mixed with the nasdaq up and dow down just slightly. there's still a major disconnect between wall street and main street right now. the nasdaq hit a record high friday. it's up a stunning 36% this year. the s&p 500, it's up 13% in the middle of a pandemic.
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the douw is up 5% year to date. the vaccine progress and transition to the biden administration, and we're looking at this likely surge of coronavirus after thanksgiving and heading into christmas, could put a damper on a rally. shoppers skipped lines and stayed home to score black friday deals online. half as many people went to a store this year as last year. online sales jumped 22%. that's the second best shopping day behind cyber monday last year. the pandemic reshaping how americans shop. record cyber monday sales are expected today with sales of at least $10.8 billion. record low mortgage rates are driving buyers to the housing market. starting tomorrow, refinancing your home will likely cost more. fannie mae and freddie mac will charge an adverse market fee, amounts to .5% of the total loan amount or $1,400.
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to protect against losses and keep struggling families in their homes during the pandemic. the federal housing agency says loans with balances under $125,000, those will be exempt from the fee. finally this morning, an incredible rescue by the u.s. coast guard saving a man in florida after nearly 48 hours at sea. stewart bee was found sunday about 86 miles off port canaveral, clinging, look at that, clinging to a piece of his capsized boat. the 62-year-old man set out on friday but raised alarms when he didn't return. details on bee's condition have not been released. just kind of amazing. can you imagine being out there for that long, just clinging. >> unbelievable. >> it's crazy. >> glad he's safe. >> yes. >> thanks for joining us this monday morning. i'm christine romans. >> i'm laura jarrett. "new day" is next. want to brai? unlike ordinary memory supplements- neuriva has clinically proven ingredients that fuel 5 indicators of brain performance. memory, focus, accuracy, learning, and concentration. try our new gummies for 30 days
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