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we'll take it for $400,000, but they are sharks, and they got a little bit more of what they wanted, but i'll take that $400,000 and, uh, make something happen with it. see you tomorrow time for concern but not panic. the new virus. racing to understand the new covid omnicron variant how america is preparing >> i'm removing all roadblocks to keep the american people safe >> why president biden says it's a cause for concern, not panic the holiday shopping blitz under way. cyber monday poised to set records. >> we expect about one million orders to come out of this building today
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>> can retailers keep up max well finally gets her day in court what to expect in the criminal trial of jeffrey epstein's close associate. a huge announcement in the tech world the twitter ceo jack dorsey steps down what we know about the man taking over. the deposition tapes of former governor andrew cuomo jessie smollett in court for his hoax attack. major league baseball toward a possible strike. good evening it's an uncomfortable position but familiar as well the virus mutated again and the scientists say they don't know too much about it. health experts say in a week, possibly two weeks, they will have a better understanding. the early word, lots of changes to the spike protein
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that's what it uses to get into our cells and infects us beyond that, there's simply more questions than answers the main ones is omnicron more contagious than the delta variant? does it cause more severe disease? how do the vaccines hold up against this brand new variant health expert and scientists say they need more data to answer those questions and that will take time. here is what we do know as of this news hour the world health organization reports omnicron poses a very high risk because it has so many more mutations like i mentioned, than the prooevious strains it could fuel new out breaks and could cause severe consequences in some areas. here is what else we know. researchers have detected omnicron cases in 19 countries. the new variant has not been identified in the united states
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but the experts admit if it's not here, it will be president biden says the u.s. is prepared the fight and beat omnicron with the tools we already have readily available >> best protection is getting fully vaccinated and getting a booster shot as a ddditional protections, we your mask indoors and public settings around other people >> new york city reimposed mask advisory city officials not mandating but strongly recommending that everybody wear a mask indoors in most public settings vaccinated or not.
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first, new reporting from cnbc senior health and science correspondent. meg, you spoke with the top vaccine makers today what did they tell you >> well, work got under way at these vaccine companies last week to understand the impact the new variant may have on the current vaccines and disease new omnicron specific vaccines should they be needed. moderna ceo is assessing whether a full dose booster shot could provide sufficient protection which would be a faster solution than a whole new design. >> they could be done right way but it would be months before the variant is ready to ship in massive quantities when we learn that in week or two depending on how much it
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drop, we might decide the higher dose of the current vaccine around the world >> that information from lab studies on how well current vaccines neutralize will be key. both modernp a and pfizer estimate they could have new vaccines targeting omnicron ready within three months. the fda would need to clear them and from there manufacturing would also need to ramp up pfizer ceo told us they believe they could pivot quickly if needed with that in mind, viability will not be but the efficacy is high i'm optimistic we're going to win this battle as well. now to 80 million courses of treatment up from 50 million
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previously merck also said it expects the antiviral drug to remain active against omnicron >> moving quickly. thank you. the u.s. and countries around the world announcing new measures to slow the spread of the omnicron variant the biden administration now banning travel from south of ka and seven other countries in that region. the restrictions do not apply to american citizens and before the ban took effect today, there was no requirement to test those who arrived in the united states other countries required testing upon arrival from southern africa the u.s. didn't. why? >> good evening. passengers received take home testing kits when they landed but completing them was a
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reco recommends dags and to require them you need an order from the centers for disease control. that takes time and consensus to move in that direction a group of top officials from relevant government agencies have ramped up discussions those are now happening daily. the administration's new travel restrictions backed most vocally by the president's top doctor anthony fauci meant to buy time to get more information and also to get more shots in arms. today president biden was asked whether he would reinstate restrictions on the uk and europe where large clusters of omnicron cases have emerged. >> the degree of spread impacts on whether or not there's a need for any travel restriction
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that's not, i don't especially that at this point we'll see. we'll see that works >> mr. biden also said vaccine and testing requirements for domestic travel are still unlikely a new plan to fight covid this winter is expected the feature a renewed push for vaccinations, boosters and masking in public and the white house is expected to unveil that strategy on thursday >> thank you doctor, thank you. the cdc is now encouraging every adult in america to get a booster. medically, why does it make sense to get a booster before we know how well these vaccines work against this new variant? >> the idea is really to buy ourselves time if omnicron does turn out to be an immune evading variant, in other words, vaccines are not as protective against omnicron as they were against prior variants if that turns tout be true,
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giving a booster is a way to over ride that relative immune evasion. it's a strategy that would hav worked with the beta variant, an earlier variant that was immune evading. that did not become widespread it's way of protecting people, buying ourselves time until companies like pfizer and moderna are able to develop second generation, omnicron specific vaccines. >> their treatments beyond vaccines, including antibody treatments and we may soon have anti-viral pills is there anything in the mutations that you have seen here that suggests these treatments will hold up against covid omnicron >> the mechanisms are very different for antibodies we are concerned that the antibodies may not be potent against omnicron however, the merck drug, the pfizer drug work through very different mechanisms of action
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and the mutations in spike p protein should not have an impact on whether the drugs still work we believe they will still remain effective >> so much love for the south african scientists who were able to detect this thing and their transparency since then. the experts agree it's likely omnicron is probably here in the united states though it hasn't officially been detected is the u.s. behind other countries in our ability to identify and trace these variants >> we are. i used to work in south africa on hiv and tb and know many of the scientist who is are doing the work on covid. these are top, world class v virologists. we are not doing nearly the scale of sequencing that they are doing. we really should be sequencing about 20% of our cases here in the united states and we still, while we have ramped up, we're
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still not doing nearly enough. >> the travel bans, medical or political? >> honestly, i think that's largely political. travel bans can work but we really would have needed to implement them sooner. they didn't go until effect until today. they need to be applied to every one. bit like what australia and new zealand did. if americans are exempt from our travel restriction, those flights from atlanta to jober are more than half americans >> delta took over and just ran rough shot and a lot of us still have a delta wave to come that may really mess up the winter. that said, how worried are you based on what you know about covid omnicron >> i'm concerned i'm not panicking. i think there's still a lot we're waiting the find out i think in about two weeks, we
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should have some answers as to whether omnicron is immune evading. >> thank you our coverage of omnicron is getting started. coming up, mask mandates, boosters for all adults and phone tracking technology. the aggressive steps that some countries are taking to stop the potential spread, ahead on the news first, an update on president biden's vaccine man date federal workers will fot get punished for refusing to comply until next year. that's new from the white house. last week was the deadline for federal workers to get a shot or risk getting fired or suspended. the white house says more than 96% of workers have complied with that mandate. the trial of ghislaine maxwell is under way how prosecutors tied her directly to jeffrey especpstein
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crimes jussie smollett standing by his story. the black and gay actor who claimed he was the victim of a racist attack goes on trial. amazon ordered the hold another union election the latest new twist in the fight to organize workers of one of america's largest employers welcome to allstate. ( phone notification ) where you can pay a little less and enjoy the ride a little more. now, get new lower auto rates. you're in good hands with allstate. click or call for a lower rate today.
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the defense started out to eve tempting adam and said ever since women have been blamed for things men have done maxwell's attorney went on to say, she is not jeffrey epstein. maxwell was present in the courtroom and walked in without handcuffs but was escorted by two marshals also her sister came to support her in court, ignoring any questions. a woman named sarah ransom arrived for the trial. she claimed to be one of the victims and is set to release a memoir titled, silence no more surviving my journey to hell and back she is not expected to testify the first witness to take the
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stand this afternoon was a pilot who testified he was hired by jeffrey epstein to fly private planes his testimony is expected to continue tomorrow. this trial is expected to last about six weeks and is still unclear if ghislaine will take the stand in her own defense she's pleaded not guilty to all the charges in this case but she does face life in prison if convicted. >> thank you nearly three years ago, jussie smollett claimed he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack in san francisco. now he's going on trial, accused of making the whole thing up the jury selected and seated today. opening statements have begun. smollett has pleaded not guilty. standing by the story he told police back in 2019. jussie smollett is black and gay. he told officers two men roughed him up, poured bleex on him. put a rope noose around his neck, yelled anti-gay and
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anti-black slurs at him. investigators say smollett staged the hate crime against himself as a publicity stunt and hired two brothers to carry out a fake attack. on the trial, here's cnbc's perry russom >> reporter: walking into a chicago courthouse this morning, the former empire star charged with felony disorderly conduct he has pleaded not guilty. in january of 2019, smollett told police he was attacked by two men. >> talking to a friend saying, i just want them to find them. she said sweetie, they won't find them. it just made me so angry >> reporter: police body camera shows him with a rope around his neck >> do you want to take it off? >> reporter: at the time then senator kamala harris called it an attempted modern day lynching a month later police accused the actor of making it up. two brothers say he paid them to stage the attack the brothers are planning to testify. smollett was indicted on 16
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fentanyl counts of disorderly conduct. weeks later, all charges were dropped. >> i would like nothing more than to just get back to work and move on with my life >> do i think justice was served no >> a special prosecutor was then appointed and smollett was again charged with disorderly conduct. the actor quickly went from being supported -- >> we have to love each other -- >> reporter: to being a punch line >> all we have to do is fake a hate crime >> danny celallos is a legal analyst. >> it's not just that he's given multiple statements to law enforcement but a lot of statements anywhere. >> late night in chicago, opening statements started tonight. the prosecution says smollett staged the attack because the studio is not taking hate mail seriously. the trial should last about a week >> thank you another flash mob style smash and grab robbery this time at a home depot. and this time, four people in
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hand cuffs and revealing testimony from the theranos founder, elizabeth holmes the testimony no one had heard before, which she said led to the start of her company
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the sixth charge for an 8-year-old boy who died two years after the tragedy. his names jackson sparks, his loved fishing, enjoyed catching frogs, playing with his brother and his dog. jackson's family says the funeral is set for thursday. they are encouraging young kids to wear baseball jerseys in his honor. doctors say seven children are still recovering from a hospital more than a week after that tragedy. they say they did discharge two kids over the weekend. the los angeles kaun sheriff's department says it arrested four people in connection with this robbery at a home depot on black friday it's the latest in string of flash mob robberies in california cops there say eight people walked into this home depot south of los angeles on friday night. they say the suspect picked up a bunch of hammers and sledge
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hammers and crowbars worth about 400 bucks. they are still searching for the other suspect. last week mobs of people robbed high end stores in the bay area. the district attorney said cops arrested nine people but they are still searching for other suspect. for months now, we have been waiting for a decision will matthew mcconaughey run for governor of texas. yesterday he gave his answer >> as a simple kid born in the little town in texas, it never occurred to me i would be considered for political leadership it's a humbling and inspiring path to ponder it's also a path that i'm choosing not to take at this moment >> all right, all right, all right. instead of running for governor, the oscar winning actor says he will focus on supporting entrepreneur, businesses and foundations that create what he calls pathways for people to succeed in life. he's described himself as a
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centurist and criticized extremes on both sides he was beating the current republican governor of texas greg abbott by eight points. the cuomo tapes. the definition of girlfriend, sexual harassment training and the use of the phrase sprip poker. the revelations out today from the more than ten hours of testimony from former new york governor andrew cuomo. we go through the recordings jack dorsey steps down as ceo of twitter who is stepping up insight from andrew, live with us next. new mask mandates in the uk. concern over a phone tracking technology the new measures that countries are takie ing suddenly in respoe to covid omnicron. we approach the bottom of the ho a t oth it's the most joyous time of the year. especially at t-mobile!
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by the closing bell after soaring more than 10% when our own david favre broke the news on cnbc this morning why did he leave the company >> that's going be one of the great mysteries of our time. he was the ceo of twitter and square he's been very involved in bitcoin and wanted to do that. there was a lot of pressure on him to leave shareholders who were pushing for his departure. it's probably somewhere the middle in chief technology officer taking over the country. what do we know about him and will he change how twitter operates >> i think that's the big question the answer as of now is, this is going to be a very similar plan to the one that jack dorsey was
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running in terms of the play they are running the truth is because he was also operating square wasn't as involved at twitter on a day-to-day basis than many people understood. some investors wanted to see a bigger strategy change because they see this as a company with great opportunity. they only have 211 million users which you look at facebook, 2.9 billion users. that's opportunity the question is what's he going to do to get there >> markets bounce back today at least a little bit. is this a sign wall street struging this off or waiting for data what are we seeing combination of both. the market is looking at what the world looks like 12 months
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from now the question is 12 months from now are things better or are they worse and i think the view is that even if this variant isn't great and obviously it isn't but it's not terrible, that by the time new vaccines and anti-virals and some of the bills that pfizer and merck are coming out with and other therapies that that three months from now, four months from now will change the dynamic all over again. >> andrew, see you in the morning. thank you. amazon workers getting another chance to yunionize the national labor relations board authorizing a new election at amazon's alabama fulfillment center in the first vote in april, no votes won by more than a two to one margin. in august it was recommended those results be set aside determining that amazon violated labor law. no date set for this second
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election amazon offered no comment today but is expected to appeal the decision nissan investing billions on electric vehicles. the ceo of the japanese car giant says the company is spending nearly $18 billion to accelerate its ev product line the auto maker aims to roll out 23 new models by 2030. 15 of them fully electric. big thanksgiving weekend for movie theaters people spent around 1.42 or $142 million over the weekend disney's and ghost buster afterlife among the top attractions. the haul not as robust as previous years but still its fueling confidence that a recovery is under way for theaters the dow up 237 s&p up 61. look at the nasdaq up 291. nearly 2% its best daily gains
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since may. it's the bot dom tom of the hou. >> andrew cuomo in his words the tapes released today what new evidence shows about the role his brother played. avoiding a strike. a major league baseball lock out potentially just days away what is driving the dispute and how long could it last first, travel restrictions grow as the new covid variant spreads. >> japan, israel and maorocco banning travelers. officials just push back the date by two weeks. researchers in the uk identified 11 cases of this new covid variant. only portugal, the netherlandss,
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south africa have reported more infections >> reporter: the uk is trying to manage this with the same light touch that we're starting to see in the u.s not panicking. the uk has just expanded booster shots to all adults. everybody over 18. used the be only those over 40 were eligible. they are making masks mandatory in shops and stores. also on public transportation for the first time since july. since then, mask wearing was just something that was recommended. now, it's going be mandatory some countries are going even further. israel, morocco, japan are banning travel to all countries for non-citizens of their own countries. israel is going even further than that. they are enlisting intelligence agt agencies the try to track those who have the disease the same method that is used to track and investigate terrorists
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shouldn't be applied to citizens when it comes to questions of public health. whether or not that will prevail in court is another question we're hearing opponents from south africa the travel bans are discriminatory and unjust. he is saying their message especially from just about every one in the global south, don't ban us from traveling. just give us more access to the vaccine. >> thanks. new york's attorney general releasing videos of former governor andrew cuomo and his accusers testifying under oath nearly 12 hour of testimony made public the videos give us an up close look at how then governor cuomo handled questions about the allegations that ultimately ended his tenure as governor >> do you swear or affirm the testimony you're about to give will be the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth? >> yes, i do
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>> governor kcuomo appeared sou at the start >> how do you want to define girlfriend >> did you date her? >> how do you define date? >> how do you define it? >> doesn't matter how i define it it's your question >> that never happen. >> reporter: in addition to video testimony, the attorney general released videos of six accusers all who alleged wrong doing by cuomo or atoxic work environment. >> i remember him going straight to my butt definitely trying to touch me. i remember standing there like, like, okay, i kind of froze. >> reporter: for first time we see testimony from cuomo's former top aide. she testified she did not see cuomo harass anyone. investigators seem to touch upon rumors which she and cuomo deny
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that they had an affair. >> has the governor ever kissed you on the mouth >> no. >> reporter: after hours of questioning. >> would it surprise you to learn that the governor kissed a annabell on the mouth. >> i'm sorry i'm so tired. >> reporter: she called it a day and questioning resumed the next day. transcripts released of cuomo's brother. he admitted being looped in on conversations and e-mails when the allegations surfaced in march of this year, he was texted about rumors of more people coming out and asked him to check his sources chris responded he was on it later answering that no one herd anything yet under oath, chris denied taking part in any opposition research on his brothers accusers i'm not in that business that's not what i'm about. in albany, the district attorney is still deciding whether to proceed with a misdemeanor
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groping charge amid ongoing debate if the sheriff properly filed charges without first con consulting with the da. >> tonight, in a statement, cnn said it will review the attorney general's documents regarding chris cuomo and have additional conversations about how they relate to cnn. a stunning new refrlation out of the fraud frtrial of elizabeth holmes she said she was a rape victim when she was a student at stanford university. she says that is what propelled her to start her plood testing company. she testified i was raped when i was at stanford and i decided to leave to pour myself into building theranos. i was going to build a life by building this company. she says she then got into a relationship with sunny balwani. her former long time boyfriend
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former president of the company and now co-accused she testified he said she was safe now that she met him. she said that, too, that he took abused her she has denied that. scott. >> reporter: court has wrapped up for day an intense day as you recounted. a his -- elizabeth holmes could be leaving at any time emotional, frequently breaking down and revealing or claiming that the elizabeth holmes we came to know, the deep voice, supremely confident persona was a desperate attempt to please her abusive boyfriend at the time she dropped out of stanford not just because of her dream but
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claims she had been raped in college and wanted to rebuild her life by building a company that's when she turned to balwani who is 20 years her senior she met him while in high school she's a successful businessman and she asked him for help and she says he took advantage for her. controlling her diet, clothing and her voice. he told me i didn't know what i was doing in business. my convictions were wrong. he was astonished by my mediocrity in order for her to be a success, i needed to kill the person i was and create a new elizabeth. she said he also frequently forced himself on her sexually to prover that he still loved me asked by her attorney if she was claiming that balwani forced her to make the statements she did to journalists, investors and business partners. she said no but at the same time he impacted everything i was balwani has denied abusing
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holmes he does face his own trial 12 criminal counts tomorrow it's the government's turn as you see, elizabeth about to come out of the courtroom. we will see if we can get a question to her. she's going the other way. elizabeth holmes wrapg up an intense day in the courtroom difficult day for her. interesting to see how that connects with the jury and tomorrow the delicate task that the government has prosecutor robert leech of cross examining her. they do expect they will be able to get through that cross-examination in a day we go through long break there's no court the rest of the week or next monday. the jury will come back with holmes back on the stand next tuesday. back to you. >> scott, thank you.
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jury selection is set to begin tomorrow in the manslaughter trial of kim potter she's the now ex-cop charged with shooting and killing dante wright during a traffic stop this year. she said she accidentally pulled out her gun instead of her taser and didn't mean the shoot wright at all i'll tase you. taser, taser oh, i shot him i just shot him. >> potter has pleaded not guilty she's facing first and second-degree manslaughter charges. l.a. police digging in land fill searching for the remains of a mother who has been missing for more than a month now. she was last seen on october 17th at one of her son's football games in southeast los angeles. her ex-husband says she saw her leaving in a range rover with
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major league baseball on verge of its first work stoppage in decades the commissioner would be forced to initiate a lock out the move would freeze all operations, including trades and free agency. right now neither side seems likely to budge despite large contracts for stars, the players say they feel their earning power has been marginalized. the long time viability of the local tv rights. they rely on those deals for big money. e despite the threat, teams respec aren't wasting any time. they signed max scherzier to a
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three-year, 130 million dollar contract the star pitcher inked a five year, 110 million dollar deal with the toronto bluejays. john, reporter and broadcaster for the mlb new york dw do you see any world where they come up with an agreement before wednesday night? >> it's possible officials are meeting this week in dallas, texas they are scheduled the meet again tomorrow as you point out, $1.65 billion spent on players salaries in less than one month. one executive said, to have a work stoppage because of the players concerns over how much they are getting paid in that kind of environment is the dictionary definition of irony we'll have to see if this spend ng the last couple of days getting spending moving in the right direction opinion the texas rangers, the last place team this year have already
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spent more than half a billion dollars this month alone >> why do that right before a lock out what's the advantage >> it's a great question one key thing here is that teams are motivated and the agents and players are as well to get the deals done before the potential transaction frees on the evening of december 1st. no one really knows what will be waiting on the other side of that deadline. wa we know is for now, the mlb and the players in baseball are the only group of players in north american prosports who have no salary cap on their salaries here in professional baseball we'll see what happens here in the days ahead as we move towards what could be transaction freeze >> bold old enough to remember e last lock out almost sunk this sport. how long could this last how far apart are they >> i think the core economic issues are easily understood the players want there to be a little bit more inducement for some of the clubs to spend more money. there's been some proposals along the line from mlb within
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the last several month pps the core economic issues are easily understood we also heard from some players indicating for them, december 1, is not hard deadline but rather the start of spring training in middle of february why this may appear to be on the surface, a dark time we're a long way away from losing games. opening day is march 31st. >> thank you only few hours left for cyber monday and final moments of the key thanksgiving weekend stretch. this year in-store sales did improve from last year they were still down by 28% from pre-pandemic levels. that's according to solutions. shoppers online spent big. $8.9 billion according to adobe. that's down slightly from the 9 billion dollar last year still up significantly from before the pandemic. things are achanging courtney is watching it for us what are you seeing in the way
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that pat terns and how people ae doing their shopping is moving >> digital sales are getting a bigger and bigger portion of the total overall sales pie and store traffic falls. the pandemic really poured an accelerate ant spending. total retail sales grew more than 14% black friday through sunday. with end store spending up more than 16.5% from 2020 up 1.6% from 2019. this is across all payment forms. adobe analytics says e-commerce spending on thanksgiving day and black friday failed to grow year over year. flat and down 1% respectively. shoppers have already spent more than $99 billion between november 1st and 28.
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that's up 13.6% over last year points to the early spending for the digital disappointment over the weekend. online shopping surged in 2020 holding almost steady isn't really so bad. the end of the big five shopping stretch just hours away through 3:00 p.m. eastern time, online sales are up 9% according to mastercard today's sbcyber monday results will mark $2 billion more in sales. it isn't expected until 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. pacific time. we have a lot of shopping. >> all these concerns about supply chain the president met with ceo and really big companies today he was supposed to hold a news conference but cancelled it 20 minutes before what's the plan? >> the president did sort of a pulse check with ceos for major retailers at the white house including the ceos of walmart,
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etsy, best buy, food lion and some others. retail lobby groups sent letter detailing further short term and long term solutions that are needed president biden was supposed to detail more about that but the administration and what they doing to strengthen supply chain, lower cost for families but that was pushed off until wednesday. he said he wanted to spend more time with the retail ceos while there. >> all right thank you. >> thank you club owners get creative when a concert spins out of control but maybe not in the way you're thinking. will one of the best players in tennis remove himself from the australian open? the new rule that has his father crying foul. the nation has lost yet ood black trail blazer lee elder shattered barriers in
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