December 8th, 2014
12:09 AM ET

Five Things to Know for Your New Day – Monday, December 8

Eric Garner protesters get more creative. The British royals arrive in New York City.  And the U.S. fears violence over a torture report.

It's Monday, and here are the 5 things to know for your New Day.

 

1. BRITISH ROYALS

They're here!: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will start their whirlwind three-day visit to New York City today.  William and Kate arrived  last night - minus a certain chubby-cheeked lil' royal.  The couple attended a private dinner last night, and will start a series of activities today, including a children's craft group in Harlem and an NBA game.

 

2. CHOKEHOLD PROTESTS

Carols and burnings: From the streets of California to the stores of New York City, protesters are making sure no one forgets the case of Eric Garner. But some are choosing to do so more violently than others.

 

3. TYPHOON HAGUPIT

Already blamed for deaths in the Philippines, Hagupit is tipped to move west across the country today, with sustained 80-mph winds and potentially devastating rains.

 

4. MISSING STUDENTS

Authorities identify remains: The body of one of the missing Mexican students has been found and identified, and families of 42 others want to know where their loved ones are. Authorities have said they believe the students' remains were burned at a landfill, then placed inside plastic bags and thrown into a river.

 

5. TORTURE REPORT

U.S. boosts security: U.S. officials urged commanders worldwide to review their security procedures in advance of a Senate Intelligence committee's report on interrogation practices of terror suspects. A similar order was issued to State Department and CIA facilities around the world. The report could be released as early as Monday, sources told CNN.

 

There you go. All you need to know to get an early start to your morning.
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  1. Margaret Morgan

    Oh no!!!!!!!! Not again!!!!!!!! My comments are still awaiting moderation???????? Why???????? And I don't see any other comments either!!!!!!!! The weather doesn't have anything to do with this does it?

    December 8, 2014 at 8:56 pm | Reply
  2. gra

    I was so mad today at you guys , How you intelligent ppl can dismiss ALL the victims of Cosby , do you know what wasto live in the "80???? late 70?????? no , because you were NOT born yet or most of you were in pre-school( private of course)
    WE ,WOMEN came a long way...........and We were Not protected by Police, Teachers, Peers and or Family either!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    WE ARE SURVIVORS, and I believe that he is a PIG, if walks like a duck , looks like a ducks and smells like a duck he is a PIG, . Survivor of late 70'.

    December 8, 2014 at 3:48 pm | Reply
  3. john

    Where are the cute videos that are NOT part of the news? !Mui Importante

    December 8, 2014 at 10:53 am | Reply
  4. Marty

    Re: British Royals. Boooo – go home elitist swine. The US should send a strong message that this concept is irreconcilable to the modern day world.

    December 8, 2014 at 8:46 am | Reply
  5. Margaret Morgan

    Good morning everyone. Bummers!!!!!!!! No wake up to smile and maybe laugh at a few happy stories and or videos this morning???????? But I'm thankful I'm able to wake up to ask the question. I'll look forward to tomorrow morning. Have a great New Day everyone!!!!!!!!

    December 8, 2014 at 6:01 am | Reply

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