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Actually, those numbers should be turned around and majority saying thta the president’s numbers would likely fail. If Amazon goes through with it, the cost of prime could jump from $79 a year to 99, maybe 119 a year. You can’t hear that, but the voice on the phone, if you did hear it, is said to be 40-year-old Andrea Cardosa (ph). Schools closed, employers being told, let your workers stay home. It’s “Money Time,” and you want to know what in the world is going on with your 401(k). We’ve got futures up a little bit. All right. Check this out. Coming up for us, stocks in retreat. They are troubling for Chris Christie, if he decides to run for president in 2016. Now, Hillary Clinton with a 16-point lead over Christie. from the plain states to the northeast, and we haven’t even talked yet about the weekend.

EARLY START

UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: We found out that we were — flight had been canceled until 6:00 a.m. It was kind of unreal. yesterday, and it’s ricocheting around the world. Troubling numbers for Chris Christie, John.

This morning, more misery bearing down on the Midwest and it’s heading east, a day after snow snarled traffic from Washington to Boston. And then they grabbed Elliot as he tried to crawl out a window.

BERMAN: Look at that, the accidents being caused in Connecticut by this storm. Benghazi, of course, and the killing of the U.S. Millions from the Midwest to the east coast will be slammed by another winter storm. A lot of Republicans criticizing her over this. There’s more coming! Chad Myers tracking this storm for us. All the whole world following big selling here in the U.S. The machine was moving snow on the streets near his home.

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BERMAN: We could find out more today about the death of actor, Philip Seymour Hoffman. We’re watching the new numbers this morning. The former boyfriend of Amanda Knox speaking to CNN about his conviction, his second conviction for murder. I didn’t authorize it. Ten percent is a correction, so it could be logical that you would see more losses, and many are saying that could still be overall good for the market.

ROMANS: All right. But whatever it is, I’m not guilty for it.

BERMAN (on-camera): This has really started a conversation about heroin and what is becoming an epidemic all across the country. We’re going to talk to Amy Chua and her husband who co-authored the book. That was quite an interview.

Now, Amazon Prime. Prime offers two-day shipping, Kindle borrowing, and movie streaming.

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BERMAN: So, a scathing, new report is due out today. There’s also U.S. More snow is definitely not welcome in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Friday was ugly. There’s the low right there. This is a possible matchup, Chris Christie, the Republican nominee, Hillary Clinton, the Democratic nominee.

All right. Last year, basically, a shot straight up. That changeover is the problem. Raffaele Sollecito, the ex-boyfriend of Amanda Knox, was convicted again, along with Knox, for the murder of her roommate, but Knox is in the United States. It starts out for today. Futures right now, stock futures are higher. Right goes right through New York City.

There goes the low, there goes the snow. He’s snapping back at critics, including a former top aide who says that there is evidence that Christie knew what was happening.

Jamie Carrillo (ph) recorded the phone call and posted it to YouTube. Look at your credit card statements and do it now.

ANDERSON COOPER, CNN ANCHOR, AC 360: When you first heard about this new verdict, what did you think?

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CHAD MYERS, AMS METEOROLOGIST: You know, I’m going to grab Phil by the collar and tell old Punxsutawney that I really would like him to see his — not see his shadow next time. I didn’t approve it. We’re talking big losses for household names like Disney, 3M, maker of scotch tape, post-its, Hewlett-Packard, the banks (ph). Now down to 10 percent, in the middle of the pack. I know you’ve been feeling it. These winter storms just will not let up. And hey, let’s throw one more Hillary Clinton number out there, the race for the Democratic nomination, if she decides to run, our poll, like every other one, indicates she would be the overwhelming front-runner. Overnight, New Jersey’s governor telling a radio interview that he knew nothing about plans to shut down the George Washington Bridge. It’s very dramatic, this situation here now. A lot going on overnight to talk about, including some new poll numbers which show just how big the problems really are for Chris Christie and his future. Meanwhile, a big no from Christie’s former deputy chief of staff, Bridget Anne Kelly, she’s accused of actually ordering the lane closures on the bridge. PAUL STEINHAUSER, CNN POLITICAL EDITOR: Yes. I didn’t plan it. Critics have complained Target hasn’t done enough to explain how this breach happened. April 2012 is when it got the closest. Snowing in Kansas City, Wichita, Oklahoma City, but it’s almost impossible to drive on an ice event, and there it goes, right through Albany, Schenectady, all the way back down into Binghamton, Syracuse.

ROMANS: More snow.

ROMANS (on-camera): Absolutely.

Here in the U.S. It’s moving up the east coast. It could be even worse later today.

Also, this is coming up in the show. Is she fueling racism or are her assertions backed up by fact? We’re going to talk to her about it. More snow, more ice, sleet, and wind pummeling people across two dozen states today. And we’ll bring you back to talk about it when they do. This was one is in Stanford, Connecticut. You’re going to hear from him, next.

BERMAN: Yes. It’s taking the government to task, claiming the federal agencies are not prepared to defend their networks against hackers. He insists he’s innocent.

This is the area of the snow. Before people even have enough time to dig out from Monday’s snowfall, another storm is pounding the U.S. A lot of that coming from independents who went from Christie to Clinton. Good morning, Kate.

Police also have photographs of two men. ROMANS: I can’t wait to hear that.

BERMAN: All right. The medical examiner tells CNN that the autopsy is not yet complete. A big jobs report is due out Friday. These two men they believe may have information about Quick’s disappearance. The Chinese market down nearly three percent. It is currently facing federal and state investigations and numerous lawsuits from customers.

What you need to know is basically stay inside and plan on your kids having their schools canceled quite a lot. The storm turning deadly in Brooklyn where a 73-year-old man was killed after being hit by a backhoe. CHRIS CHRISTIE, (R) NEW JERSEY: Here’s the thing that I find so interesting, because what’s going on now with all this other stuff, it’s just a game of gotcha, you know? You know, when did I first learn about this or that? Well, the fact of the matter is, I’ve been very clear about this. Christine, thank you so much.

All right. What does that mean for you? Should you be afraid this morning or should you get out that checkbook? “Money Time” is next.

BERMAN: All right. Stocks in Europe are down, but you know what, I can tell you, they’re not hit quite as hard. You can see he was down to 41 percent in our November and December numbers. futures right now showing some buying, potentially, in the early going. This is just one of the many places in the Midwest all but shut down today. has not had a technical correction in The SP 500 in almost two years. The Dow plummeting more than 300 points in just one day. When it gets there at eight o’clock tomorrow morning, it will be sleet. Now, U.S. economic uncertainty. The driver is said to be OK.

BERMAN (on-camera): Welcome back to EARLY START, everyone. The number you used was 30 inches of snow, perhaps?

Now, only down to only 62 percent. The academy award-winning actor was found dead in his Manhattan apartment on Sunday with what police say was close to 50 envelopes of what is believed to be heroin.

BERMAN: All right. The snow just starting to fall in Kansas City. Also, Asian markets plummeting. Sharp declines in overseas stock markets. Hey, Chad.

BERMAN: An interesting conversation.

JOHN BERMAN, CNN ANCHOR (voice-over): And that’s really bad, folks.

BERMAN: Yes, exactly. I guess, that’s the slight good news, but the bad news from our poll is this, this is for the first time — we’ve asked this question a lot over the years, our polling director, (INAUDIBLE).

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ROMANS: If it changed, that doesn’t mean that every politician watches them like the clock. “NEW DAY” starts right now.

ROMANS: I hope it’s not me.

More Snow Expected Across the Northeast; Christie Denies Knowledge of Lane Closures; Hackers Hit Hotel Chains; Escaped Convict Back Behind Bars

ROMANS (voice-over): Meanwhile, expect Target’s chief financial officer to be grilled today on Capitol Hill. Before these lanes were closed, I knew nothing about it. We’ll tell you whether the sharp sell-off will continue.

ROMANS (on-camera): I’m Christine Romans. And of course, there’s another one on the way for Sunday, a very big nor’easter, potentially, for Sunday.

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BERMAN (voice-over): This morning, a former California educator is waking up in jail facing sex abuse charges after a former student’s shocking allegations against her in a YouTube video. As long as it’s someone else.

BERMAN: Thirty-five minutes after the hour.

ROMANS: The numbers for Hillary Clinton, how are they — how are potential voters viewing still the, you know, hangover of the Benghazi stuff? How is that affecting her?

GOV. The normal for the whole season is only about two feet. Members of Amazon Prime, you might be in for some sticker shock here. They think that finally after a year of going straight up, you have some cheaper names in the stock market, things they want to buy. It’s going right there. But on the other side, I still have to fight. Her lawyer is refusing to turn over documents which were subpoenaed by a state legislative committee. The dramatic confrontation and new accusations against this teacher after the break.

Chris Christie defending himself again. The good news, futures trading right now indicate there could be a bounce.

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BERMAN: What is our poll saying about his standing right now?

Look, back in December, Christie had a slight two-point edge. Breaking overnight, a teacher behind bars this morning accused on YouTube of sexual abuse. We’ve got a huge sell-off overseas. Here’s another striking number. yesterday, brutal. Her lawyer writing that doing so would violate her Fifth Amendment rights.

BERMAN: You know, we’re spending a lot of time talking about who the next president might be. Paul Steinhauser, thank you.

BERMAN: Yes. No Chinese New Year rally in Tokyo, either. He insisted he didn’t tell others to do it for him. State police investigators say they have located his vehicle and are searching it for information about his whereabouts.

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The U.S. Driving there was tough on Monday. He was quiet and polite. Let’s hope.

Also in the apartment, a wide range of medications. Waynesboro reserve, Captain Kevin Quick (ph), disappeared last Friday. Here’s our brand-new numbers, up to 45 percent. Now, there’s snow, ice, rain, a winter mix of awful weather, and it’s starting to fall. You can drive on the snow. A few hundred more still grounded for today, and that’s just so far. This is our new CNN/ORC poll. That city could see eight inches or more of snow.

ROMANS: A convicted murderer is waking up behind bars this morning after an intense manhunt that ended more than 150 miles away.

All right. Amazon considering raising prices of Prime membership by as much as $40. He spoke to Anderson Cooper about what he thinks comes next.

For the first time, a majority said they think it’s more likely the president’s numbers will fail. Its tests are still ongoing, but authorities are said to be looking for the person who may have sold Hoffman the heroin that is believed to have killed him. But you know what? It’s what we saw yesterday that’s the real problem here, huge declines, 326 points down in the Dow. The Dow had its worst day in months. Let’s look at what’s coming up on “NEW DAY.” Kate Bolduan with us now. It’s not our last rodeo. A slight rebound. Thanks, Paul.

So, New York City tonight, you start off as some snow, and then you get to an ice storm tomorrow morning, and that’s what everybody’s panicked about. And it’s going to rain into this 30-degree air and is going to be running right through New York City with the ice event, all through the Poconos as well, all of New Jersey, all the way up into Connecticut and Boston.

MYERS: I guarantee, just like Joe Namath in a fur coat, that someone will get 30 inches of snow.

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RAFFAELE SOLLECITO, EX-BOYFRIEND OF AMANDA KNOX: Well, it’s really unbelievable to me. We can all say probably the answer is yes.

European stocks seem to not be in such bad shape as the Asian markets. Police say he stole four cars before sheriff’s deputies caught up with him, throwing down these tire deflation sticks to stop the car, forcing him to crash into a snow bank. The tiger mom is roaring back. A warning today to anyone who stayed at a hotel owned by White Lodging. Look at that, seven in 10 say she would be their choice for the nominee.

STEINHAUSER: Yes, yes, there is.

05:23:04

BERMAN (voice-over): The company which owns more than 150 Marriott, Sheraton, Westin, and Holiday Inn hotels says that credit card data was stolen at 14 hotels in Chicago, Austin, Denver, other cities as well.

BERMAN: All right. Now, it is still moving lower. Asia suffering massive declines. We’ll watch this closely again about four hours to go.

All right. All right. The Dow and the SP each losing about three percent in their value in the last couple of days. It says that security software has not been updated. ambassador and three other Americans came while her watch when she was secretary of state. I have chosen to be here and to fight against this. Thirty-one minutes past the hour right now.

Last time we asked back in November, Chris Christie was on top of the pack at 24 percent, leading all the other possible hopefuls there in the race for the nomination. I’m John Berman.

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05:49:38

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: We took him out of the car and we laid him on the ground and placed him in handcuffs, and I asked him his name, and he told me his name was Michael Elliot. The report is from the Republican staff of the Senate Homeland Security Committee. Remember, I told you that low, that’s where the snow’s going to be? Not much snow for New York, why? Because it’s going to be ice. That city has now received 30 inches of snow so far this winter. Paul, I found these numbers fairly, fairly staggering, almost. in the morning.

White Lodging is not revealing how many card numbers were actually taken, but it will offer customers free credit monitoring.

Coming up for us next, he insists that he is innocent. Take a look at this. One more figure, though. It will be freezing rain.

BERMAN: That is a lot of money. Kate, thank you so much.

ROMANS: Possible new clues today about what happened to a missing Virginia police officer. You’ve got worried about the health of some U.S. Chad Myers explains how bad it will be and what’s coming next.

Big money was placed on Super Bowl XLVIII. I’m trying to be as positive as possible in a situation like this. We did it over the weekend, and one of the questions we asked was the Republican nomination for 2016.

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THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT. Authorities have expressed grave concern for the officer’s safety.

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ROMANS: Welcome back to EARLY START. European stocks also lower.

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CHRISTINE ROMANS, CNN CHIEF BUSINESS CORRESPONDENT (voice-over): Get ready for more snow. It is not clear if Hoffman had prescriptions for them.

BERMAN: Welcome back, everyone. I asked him if he was the Michael Elliot, and he said yes.

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KATE BOLDUAN, CNN CORRESPONDENT: Good morning, guys. This morning, the airlines are scrambling to recover after thousands of flights were canceled by the snow. Japan adding another four percent. Brace yourself, folks.

It might be that investors are sensing a buying opportunity. And of course, he is seriously considering that, John. corporations, concern about the fragile state of emerging markets, places like India, Brazil, South Africa, Turkey and Indonesia.

ROMANS (voice-over): Michael David Elliot (ph) was captured in Indiana after spending a day on the run.

STEINHAUSER: This is interesting, because you hear a lot of attacks Against Hillary Clinton. Just some of the things that details in the northeast are staggering.

ROMANS: He had broken out of prison, a prison in Michigan, apparently after crawling underneath a fence, then carjacking a woman using a box cutter. THIS COPY MAY NOT BE IN ITS FINAL FORM AND MAY BE UPDATED.

STEINHAUSER: You know, we talked a lot about President Barack Obama’s poll numbers at the end of last year, and they were at or near all- time lows in a bunch of polls, including ours. You’ve got the SP down 5.8 percent now. About 110 million Target customers had their data stolen or accessed. That’s according to the state’s 183 sports books. We will break down all these numbers live.

UNIDENTIFIED MALE: This isn’t our first rodeo, so you know, we know about this, but we’ll get through it.

ROMANS: All right. Plus, we’re going to look at whether or not all of this snow and ice has made this the worst winter to fly. The amount of money placed on the game each year has been growing steadily since 2009.

BERMAN: All right. That car just flipped over. Nevada gaming control board says $119 million was wagered on Sunday’s game. It will affect more than 100 million people from the Rockies to Maine.

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All right. Snows overnight tonight in New York City, snows a little, but that’s the changeover, that pink. The 16 counts against her involve two alleged underage victims.

ROMANS: New York is getting ready for the second blast of winter, a day after snow fell on Central Park. They’re going to be joining us live. But, look at her approval rating, how Americans thought she did as secretary of state when she left, just a month before she left in December 2012, 66 percent approval of how she was handling her job.

ROMANS: Always is.

Yikes! And double yikes here? It says the Homeland Security Department is one of the worst offenders here.

BERMAN: Meanwhile, brand new poll numbers staring Chris Christie in the face this morning, plunging popularity, and there are new twists this morning about the Bridgegate investigation. There’s actually someone who has that job now, Paul.

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ROMANS: Good morning.

BERMAN: All right. Well, right now, a sell-off in the stock market is circling the globe. If you’re long below, that’s where your ice storm is going to be. If you are about 150 to 200 miles north of that low, that’s where your snow’s going to be. A lot of people saying don’t be surprised if selling continues, because there are a lot of good reasons.

BERMAN: Wow.

ROMANS: It’s not their first rodeo. The new controversy and her new book claims that certain ethnic and cultural groups do better than others. The online retailer struggling with rising cost. Carrillo says she is gratified by this arrest.

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BERMAN: Yes. I knew nothing about it.

And eventually, it will even turn over to, probably even some rain about one o’clock, but the damage will have been done for this storm. Sollecito is an Italian citizen and in Italy facing more than two decades in prison.

BERMAN: The appeals process could take years and Knox is pledging to never return to Italy. It hit that yesterday. I know you know, it. And get this, the most common password on government systems is the word “password.”

MYERS: I guarantee it.

ROMANS: A drastic drop on Wall Street. Look at London compared with Tokyo.

ROMANS: Deputies say Elliot looked tired. We get snow right through the Ohio Valley. He’s serving five life sentences for the 1993 murder of four people. This morning, he is pledging to fight. It is officially in a correction. We’re joined by CNN political editor, Paul Steinhauser. Both she and Sollecito, they insist they are innocent. We could take that bounce. It’s going to be about 35 degrees at 3,000 feet, and then it’s going to be 30 degrees down here. A Senate committee is going to ask some pretty tough questions about the retailer’s massive data breach. So these numbers could obviously — all these numbers could obviously change over the months to come.

The Dow and the SP 500 have had runaway years recently

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