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new details after the office complex rampage. we're live in southern california. >> surviving the worst. the office mate of the gunman taking a restroom break as the shoots were fired, a move that would save his life. his unforgettable ordeal. >> new this half hour it, returning to washington, george w. bush and his right-hand man. >> what brought dick cheney and a whole lot of memories back to our nation's capital. it was history in the making. later in the skinny, the rock stars from coldplay get set for the gig of their lives. they're ready to perform for an audience of millions. it's friday, december 4th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good friday morning. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. of course, everybody's still dealing with the tragedy that took place in southern california. more than 24 hours ago.
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bernardino still having an impact. as we get a clearer picture of the husband and wife killing team who shattered dozens of lives. >> police say syed farook and tashfeen malik had 128 pipe bombs, 6,000 rounds of ammunition and there were 75 to 80 people in the room when he this he opened fire. 12 of the 14 people killed were county employees like farook. our coverage begins with abc's brian ross. >> the fbi is now treating the investigation of syed farook and his pakistan born wife tashfeen malik, as a case of terrorism. behind the doors of the young couple's san bernardino home, police say they found an arsenal of weapons that could have been used to kill thousands of people. >> clearly they were equipped and they could have continued to do anoth attack. >> reporter: in the garage, a virtual bomb factory with 12 unexploded bombs, described as similar in make to this one featured in an al qaeda publication.
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rounds or bullets found at the home, and in the getaway car, along with two high-powered assault rifles and two handguns. all purchased legally and quietly stockpiled by farook, prior to the deadly assault on a holiday party for his fellow workers from the county health department. >> nobody just gets upset at a party, goes home and puts together that kind of elaborate scheme or plan. to come back and do that. there was some planning that went into this. >> reporter: by outward appearances, farook, born in chicago, lived a quiet life in this small community outside los angeles. on muslim dating sites, he described himself as devout and looking for love, seeking a wife who would wear a hijab. he called himself a liberal, interested in snowboarding, working on cars and taking target practice in the backyard. authorities, and it's not clear how they met. >> we don't know enough. we do not know enough. u.s. with him in 2014 from
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a fiance visa, and according to this marriage certificate, they married in riverside, california, in august of that year. when their daughter was born just six months ago, they registered for baby gifts, asking for pampers and an infant car seat. yet, on wednesday, they left all that behind, as farook took the wheel of the suv, rented just a few days earlier, and his wife sat in the back, firing dozens of rounds, as the police closed in and ultimately killed them both. >> the fbi is looking at connections between farook and at least two the specific individuals here in the united states who may have been involved in the radicalization of farook or the planning of the attack but the fbi says it's still too early to call this an act of terrorism. brain brian ross, abc news, new york. >> as investigators uncover more details about the suspects, the san bernardino community is confronted with grief. >> our coverage continues live in san bernardino with abc's brandi hitt. good morning.
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there last night in the pretty emotional. >> reporter: good morning, reena and kendis. what a turnout overnight. there were hundreds if not thousand who's gathered for this public vigil to honor the 14 people who were killed there. many of the people said they didn't know any of the victims. they just wanted to come and show their support. the mayor told the crowd the eyes of the world are now on us because of this mass shooting and we refuse to let it cripple us. >> and brit brandi got to say the folks in san bernardino have been keeping us updated throughout this entire thing and they held a late night news conference last night. what did the investigators reveal? >> reporter: they held one brit late last night. governor jerry brown actually made an appearance and said that he believes that the state of california is working together best as possible, and he still says we still have to be on our guard. i thought that was an
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when it came to the investigators, they revealed nearly all of the victims were, in fact, county employees here which is not a surprise because it was a county training event with the department of public health. but still most of them appear to have been target add, county employees, the people who weren't county workers, a couple of them, worked at a coffee house here. so that is so unfortunate. of course, we heard from one of the first responders for the first time. the first officers describing the heart break and arnage. he was even shaking. having to look into the faces of all these victims, see the fear and unfortunately, bypass so many of the wounded because their first goal was to try and find that shooter. luckily more officers came on scene and he said he was able to let those officers go after the gunmen if they were still at the scene so he could help those wounded. >> the first responder saying they trained for the worst and this was much worse than they've
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brandi, thank you. >> reporter: he said you could smell the gun powder. if you can imagine how many shots had to be fired in order for you to smell that kind of gun powder. >> that's why he thought they were still there in thatcene there because he could still smell it. it was still very fresh. brandi hitt, thank you. >> so many things about this attack that you don't realize from the outside till you hear these stories. >> it was really an emotional late night news conference. all 14 people killed have now been identified and those who made it out aliving are recalling the horror. patrick back carry was sitting at the same table as farook but in the men's restroom when the shots rang out. he took cover when a of shrapnel shot through the paper towel dispenser and actually hit him in the face. >> i announced to the other people in the restroom, we're under attack. get on the floor and so the one that was beside me, i told him to get down on the floor and we
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keep anybody from entering the restroom. >> police led them to safety. ba car rid stuck around to help those who were the most seriously wounded. we're starting to see that gun sales soar after mass shootings. including the one in san bernardino. the fbi said a one-day record for background checks last friday. this is after the colorado springs attack even though it appears unlikely congress will take any action on gun control, many americans aren't taking any chances. >> it jumps it up some for two reasons. one, you have the politicians start talking about gun control immediately during or you know when that happens. and also the people being concerned for their own safety and wanting to take care of their families and themselves. >> even california sees a spike in gun purchases after high profile mass shootings and december could see a record number of background checks in the golden state because thousands of californians buy guns as christmas gifts. another victim of last
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shooting in colorado springs will be laid to rest today. thousands of people are expected to turn out for the funeral and procession for university of colorado police officer garrett swasey, including the governor and the mayor. he responded to the emergency at the clinic even though it wasn't in his jurisdiction. he leaves behind a wife antoine children. hundreds of protesters led by the group black lives matter stormed city hall in minneapolis last night showing support for demonstrators camped outside a precinct since the fatal shooting by police of jamar clark last month. police cleared out that encampment earlier yesterday but protesters say they'll continue demonstrating till police release video of the shooting. also word of the death of rock singer scott weiland. he was best known as the former lead singer of the stone temple pilots, one of the most successful bands of the 1990s. he had a long history of substance abuse.
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on his band's tour bass last night in minnesota shortly before a show was scheduled to start. he even tweeted 12 hours ago that he was heading to atlanta and looking forward to it. scott weiland, just 48 years old. >> the family of a reporter jailed in iran is not giving up. iranian officials say that he was spying for the u.s. he was sentenced to an unspecified prison term. yesterday was his 500th day of imprisonment. >> he's depressed, he's mad, angry. he's been really neglected mostly. left by himself almost in solitary for 17 months now. >> the state department says it supports the petition and is continuing its own efforts to prerow zyian, the publisher of the "washington post" of said the u.s. should keep the treatment of him in the mind of their own when it deals with iran.
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the newest bust to be unveiled in the u.s. capitol building belongs to former vice president dick cheney. his wife lynn did the honors yesterday on capitol hill. former president george w. bush was there and said he benefited from cheney's counsel during had i time in office. cheney was equally full of praise for his former boss. >> i've been granted a few distinctions along the way in politics and there's none i prize more than to have my name there in the story of those years beside the name of our president george w. bush. >> there were some light moments, as well. cheney said being cast in marble as a former vice president is one chance at being remembered. then he turned to vice president biden and said you see, joe, there's much to look forward to. >> you know at one point in the day somebody tweeted there was no democrats at that event. i could not believe that. obviously joe biden was there and i can't imagine. it was early on, a political reporter had tweeted that out.
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>> must have been right. a russian artist just completed a sculpture he believes will become a guinness record. >> a life size statue of russian president vladimir putin he chiseled from more than 150 pounds of chocolate. it is expected to take center stage at this weekend's festival of chocolate in st. petersburg. >> he crafted a chocolate version of putin's dog connie and once the festival is over, the confections will beeturned to the workshop where they'll melt into oblivion and maybe somebody will make some fondue out of that. >> you don't want to eat that once it's been on display. >> it might it be good chocolate. coming up, pamela anderson's upcoming photo spread and coldplay's huge gig to be seen by millions. >> you would eat that after it was on display? first, advice from a safety expert how to survive a siege in
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along with the horror and the grief that's gripped americans as we all watch the san bernardino massacre play out has been another more visceral reaction. >> so many of us can't help but wonder, it's been on my mind and so many people's mind, what do you do in that same situation. an active shooter in your workplace. abc's elizabeth vargas gets life saving advice. >> you need to react, the first five seconds of an active shooter incident is paramount. >> reporter: workplace safety consultant john bruner says to save your life, fight the panic. first, try to run. >> if you're in this situation, elizabeth, and you know that the shooter is pretty far away, right here, we have an exit. we're going to tell people, "we
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let's exit over here." >> reporter: if there's no quick way out, use anything to create a distraction. a fire extinguisher can create a literal smoke screen but say you're trapped and there is no way to run. option two, hide. in the bathroom without a lock? bruner says improvise by using a belt to slow down entry. and if you have to hide inside an office -- >> we lock this door. >> reporter: but what if you're cornered in your office and the gunman finds your hiding spot? >> if you're hearing him bust through this door, you have to quit the hide and you have to attack. >> reporter: option three -- fight. the minute he comes in the door, i go at him? >> you need to be aggressive. you have to fight for your life. >> reporter: look around for anything that could be used as a weapon. what do i do? do i go for their throat or their -- >> you go for any piece of body you can. >> reporter: it is all about developing a survival mindset. act quickly, act decisively. if you think of yourself as a
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>> okay. so topping our headlines for the skinny this morning, the super headliner at the upcoming super bowl halftime show. >> it's one of the biggest spectacles in american culture so why not have a british band. we're talking about coldplay. the timing couldn't be better. >> yeah, their new album "head full of dreams" is out today. front man chris martin is pumped up releasing videos of their first meetings and rehearsals for the big show. it's going to be wonderful he says and he hopes that we see you there he says. sure, just save us a few tickets. we'll be there. so next up, closing out an era at playboy in a big way. >> she's appeared on the magazine's cover more times than any other celebrity. it's only natural pamela anderson will be the last person to pose nude for the gentleman's magazine. it will mark her 14th appe since 1989.
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. well, as we close out another week, we look back to another weekly news cycle dominated d death and grief. >> not one but two mass shootings right here at home cutting fresh wounds and opening up old ones. here now our "friday rewind." >> we salute the people of paris for insisting this crucial conference go on. an actct of defiance tt proves nothing will deter us from building the future we want for our children. >> these terrorists are plotting to kill us and to radicalize our children right now. they attack us because of who we are, not because of what we do. >> the tirades against planned parenthood in the last few months haveeeally been over the top. >> any hate crime is a horrible thing. no matter from where it comes and should be@ condemned very strongly. >> multiple shots that were fired. we're getting a suspect last
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all black clothing carrying a shotgun. >> what would he do something like this? i have no idea. i am in shock myself. >> we have a pattern now of mass shootings in this country that has no parallel anywhere else in the world. and there are some steps we could take. >> it is time for us to say, we're going to having comprehensive background checks. we're going to close the gun show loophole. >> we have to cherish and protect our second amendment. and i will be the best at it, believe me. >> we're here to bury police misconduct in the city of chicago. >> he has become an issue rather than dealing with the issue. and a distraction. >> i honestly feel good about it. i really do. i feel at peace with it. and you know, excited for what's to come honestly. the amount of respect that i have for the fans on the road just showing mutual appreciation and respect for each other to me
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where did you get that body from i got it from my daddy, got it from my daddy, got it got it >> thank you, cy forgivening us levity on a tou week. that's his new video "got it from my daddy." >> 24 million views. >> already. >> i'm not surprised. >> still 2 billion short where his previous one got. >> i want to wish those of you celebrating on sunday an early happy hanukkah. >> don't miss our updates on facebook, wnnfans.com. >> announcer: this is abc's
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insomniacs for two decades. good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. some of our top headlines we're following this morning on "world
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the couple behind the massacre as a san bernardino cononrence center had more than 6,000 rounds of ammunition and a dozen pipe bombs. but somehow they managed to stay under the radar. full coverage ahead. >> a large turnout expected at the funeral procession and service for the police officer killed in last week's planned parenthood shooting in colorado spriris. garrett swaway respondnd to t t emergency call even though it wasn't in his jurisdiction. >> all jobs in the u.s. military will soon be open to women evev combat roles. defense secretary ash carter made the announcement the new policy begins next month. full implementation is set for april. >> and president obama along with the entire first family lit the national christmas tree in his comments, the president spoke to those affected by the san bernardino massacre saying their loss is everyone's loss. those are some of our top stories on this friday, december
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>> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning to you. we begin this half hour with the bloodbath in california. new details on the shooter's arsenal, enough firepower to take out hundreds of people. >> as the fbi tries to figure out why a young couple would inflict such harm on the innocent, the 14 people killed are being remembered. abc's brandi hitt has the latest from san bernardino. good morning. >> good morning, kendis and reena. we're learning a lot more about the 14 victims killed here, the oldest 60 years old, 0 the youngest just 26. many of them parents with young children. hundredsed in this community gathered to remember them. heartbreak and tears as this southern california community mourns the death of 14 people. the medical examiner. ryan reyes lost daniel kaufman, his partner. >> the world will suffer from having one less person like him
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>> jennifer thalasinos had a last memory of her husband nicolas. >> i got an extra hug and kiss before he left. so i'm just holding on to that. >> we have several down. >> when we entered, there was frush gun powdernd the sme of gun powder in the air. >> reporter: police say the two the gunmen syed farook and his wife wereeavily armed with guns, explosives when they opened fire on farook's colleagues wednesday during a county work conference. police picked up the trail of the fleeing shooters and set off in hot pursuit. >> the shooting at us from the suv you be eastbound on richardson. responding units watch. >> the two shot it out with police, cornered. >> right now we have one down outside the car, one down inside the car. >> reporter: the couple died together in the fierce gun fight. the fbi finding a virtual bomb
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red flags for one neighbor. >> wanted to report it but she said shehe didn't want a ofile. >> reporter: the fbi is now leading this investigation and trying to figure out whether this was a terrorist attack and involved. the governor said overnight we should all be on our guard. reena and kendis. >> thank you so much. many of those who knew syed farook never saw this coming. among them a a coworker who shared a c cicle withim for years. >> patrick bakary had been sitting at the same table as farook but noticed he wasn't there when they took the annual holiday photo. bakary was in the restroom when the rampage began sending bullet fragments through the paper towel dispenser. >> so we're hearing a a these gunfire take place. we're not feeling anything. i'm trying to contact my wife and tell her i love her and that i'm okay. but we're under attack. and so the gentleman beside me,
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and he did. within minutes of us being there i guess it was four or five minutes, they came and they attempted to open the restroom door. >> bakary and farook were both environmental inspectors for the county health department. he said he considered him a friend. intelligence agents say gunman syed farook had been in contact with known islamic exexemists apparently through social media. >> that's one lead investigators are following up on as they go deeper into farook's and his wife's past. more now from matt gutman. >> farook and his wife came into the conference room at 11:00 a.m. wearing tactical vests and bearing rifles >> shots fired. >> we believe the suspects when he this he entered fired somewhere between 65 and 75 rounds. >> reporter: within four minutes, a massive law enforcement response. >> we have several down in the conference room. several down.
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the carnage that we were seeing. >> r rorter: discovering an explplive device, apparently intended to be triggered by remote control. >> i need you to advise all of the units to move with caution. >> we did locate the one pipe bomb that appears to not have worked. >> reporter: this video shows police trying to keep people calm. an outpouring of support for the officer who said this. >ry to relax. try to relax. i'll take a bullet about before you do, that's for damn sure. one. but the suspects had fled. about four hours later, a tip leading police to this is house five miles from the center where the pair takes off again in that black rented suv leadingolice on a chase back towards the scene of the earlier rampage. >> the shooting at us from the suv eastbound on richardson. responding units watch your crossfire. >> tashfeen malik the female
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>> the male suspect who was the driver got out and fired at officers from the street, as well. >> all in all firing 76 rounds. a neighbor capturing the gunfire. the suv now cornered. >> right now we have one down outside the car, one down inside the car. >> reporter: both suspects dead at the scene. and police finding assault rifles, handguns and thousands of rounds of ammununion in that car in addition to the 12 pipe bomb_ found in the house. this is still an active investigation. we've been watching fbi agents go into the house and come out with boxes of evidence. matt gutman, abc news, redlands, california. >> our coverage from san bernardino doesn't end here. look for our live updates later on "america this morning" as well as "good morning america." >> following the secd high profile attack in two weeks, gun control is a hot presidential campaign issue. hillary clinton is telling new hampshire voters that she wants people to feel safe. she again called on congress to
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sensible gun safety measures and on responsible gun owners to stand up to the gun lobby. >> donald trump's reaction to the san bernardino shootg has mostly been to praise police, but there in california and elsewhere at a book signing he said the press has been unfair to law enforcement only showing its mistakes such as white officers killing unarmed black teens. >> we have bad apples and you see only the bad apple. you don't see the good things. u onlyee the shooting the othe day was terrible with the 16 bullets. >> we get a lot of bad things going on. >> he did call the san bernardino massacre "an islamic disaster," and again said at this bookigning that parisians should have had guns during the attacks there. by the way, in order to view his live stream event, even our crew from abc had to buy a copy of had his book. >> okay. >> chicago mayor rahm emanuel now welcomes a justice
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earlier this week, he had called the civil rights investitition mimiuided. he changed his mind after hillary clinton as well as the governor expressed support for it. emmanuel has also dropped his opposition to the release of a new dashcam video that allegedly shows another police shooting of a black teen. it will be made public next week. an argument between the drivers of two luxury cars escalalad intoo roadd rage in south florida. they first yelled at each, then got out and started swinging. the mercedes driver allegedly ended the argument by shooting the guy in the rolls. the gunshot just missed his lungs. condition. other. lawyers for seven women suing bililcosby for defamation have served notice they plan to question his wife camille under oath next month. mrs. cosby is not among those accused in the defamation suit but the lawyer says she has information valuable to their case.
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it be is defamed them after they went public accusing him offism sexuxu assault. >> a restaurant industry afraid group is suing new york city over new warnings about salt displayed on menus requiring is ain restaurants to put a salt shaker on items that eeed the daily limit. it says it willll confuse and mislead customerer >> noorries about too much sodium in starbucks's newest menu offering called bagel balls. if you're too lazy to spread your own smear, then, yeah, these are mini bagels prestuffed with either cream cheese, veggie cream cheese or maple cheem cheese and they only have 100 calories, fewer thaha latte. for now only avavaable in new york, philly and indianapolis. why don't we have these on set today? >> they're about 90 grams of carbs. that's a great idea. >> you know i have no problem with carbs.
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it was an extraordinary end to the thursday night football game between the packers and the lions. so this shoulde an amazing episode of greg gumbel's tool book known as sports with reena. >> what an introduction. >> trying to mix it up. >> detroit was ahead 23-21 in what looked like the last play of the game, green bay's aaron rodgers completes a pass and the lateral star, the ball gets b bk rodgers who is tackled but there's a face mask penalty. one last play. rodgers makes a desperation heb into the end zone. rogers >> it doesn't work. >> why? >> only for green bay. >> green bay wins innocence hyper dramatic style. 27-23. you have problems with this. why? >> that was fantastic. one of the detroit lions fans tweeted when i die i want the detroit lions to lower me into my grave so they can let me down one last time.
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okay so check out mick fanning the winner of the world cup of surfing on sunset beach. you might recall this scene, from our reporting during the summer when he bravely fought off a shark during a competition in south africa. >> did i ever tell you i was a surfrf? i took two lessosos in hawaii. dog leash that keeps you attached to the board almost choked a friend who i drifted too close to her. when i almost killed her, i never surfed again. >> did you get up? >> almost. >> okay. well and u.s. prosecutors have actually unsealed a second ininctment of woror soccer officials. that indictment cam as fbi agents raided the offices of a sports marketing firm in miami. it's believed that firm agreed to pay bribes to soccer officials in exchange for broadcast rights. as for the indictment it charges 16 men with corruption including several members of world soccer's governing body fifa. this is a big al.
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>> that scandal does continue. the international sports community reelingrom another stunner. this one out of south africa. >> disgraced olympian oscar pistorius now convicted of murder. here's lama hasan. >> there case involves a huge tragedy. >> in the suprememeourt of appeals in n ont of p pked room, the judge declares oscar pistorius guilty of murder. >> the accused conviction and sentence on countne are s aside and replaced with the following, guilty of murder. >> overturn agearlier conviction of manslaughter on the grounds that pistorious knowing the person he was firing at through the bathroom door might have been f fally injud. >> iyou fire into that cubicle, you must foresee the possibility that you may kill the person inside the cubicle and that is what actually happened. >> reporter: following a sensational trial in 2014, the athlete had been found guilty of manslaughter for the death of
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camp in 2013. pis forrous fired four bullets thugh this bathroom door, killing steen camp after he says he mistook her for an intruder. >> my lady, it's just so improbable, it can never be possibly true and the clear indication of his mendacity. >> serving ten months of his five-year jail sentence in this cell, the athlete then moving to his uncle's home in pretoria after his sentence was reduced to house arrest. but now he faces at least 15 years for murder. sentencing is due to take place early next year. lama hasan, abc news, london. >> coming up, a health alert about sleeping pills. we'll be right b bk. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. history is made. art is created. things happen that should always be remembered. heroes emerge.
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i have blackout shades. i've changed my eating habit. >> reporter: but lots of americans do take prescription medication. in 2013, 9 million americans had prescrtions for sedatives. recently some studies the pills may increase the risk of psychiatric issues and cancer for some people though a link has not been established. >> i think sleep aids should be used for an acute need but they're not the best use for long-term care of insomnia. >> reporter: this fast fall, brenen underwentt sleep test at the university of chicago medical center. she had had 32 brief awakenings everyhour. now she's trying a behavioral modification program. >> i really need to limit my computer work because of the blue light they were sharing with me. eating earlier. no alcohol. >>. >> reporter: the doctor recommends something called sleep restrikds. only get i i bed when you're sleepy. no tv, no devices.
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sleep get up and go somewhere else. >> cognitive behavioral therapy allows t patient to approach the bed and restructure their thought process so the bed is for sleeping and not a stressful experience. >> reporter: employing new havioralhanges can brenda is tracacng her sleep. first night netted six hours and a month into the program, she's averaging five hours, improvement she says. anything that could help me i'm willing to do because i am goal driven to get this taken care of. >> reporter: becky worley, abc news, oakland, california. >> one cup of milk doesn't work. >>es, but the fifthimension might get you to sleep. >> this is the fifth dimension. of course, everybody knows them. actually, i thoht it was petula clark.
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so time for "insomniac theater" and time to check out what's opening in theaters today. >> we'll start with spike lee featuring samuel lrvelg jackson and angel la bisset, a modern retelling. a child is killed while caught in the middle of gang warfare. the girlfriend of a gang leader persuades a group of women who abstain from sex until their men agree to stop the violence. >> approximately 1500hours, 75 women took possession of the armory. >> women did this? >> black and brown women. >> black and brown women. >> how many dead? >> zero. >> just wounded. >> nada. >> packing big muscsc. >> they appear to be unarmed. >> how many? >> approximately 75. >> are you telling me that 75 black and brown women took a united states military armory unarmed? >> oh, chi rack is shaping up to
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spike lee f fms in yearsrs with one saying something got spike lee real mad. amy nicholson says chi-rac is a marvel. >> spike is back. next up is graham pass, a horror comedy starring adam scott and toni collette. instead of coal, the children of eastern europe have had a darker pupushment around christmastimee in the formm of the beaea flamed graham pass. when the squabbling of a family causes a young boy to lose his faith in christmas, the ancient beast is unleashed on the family who must come together in order to survive. >> how many ammo do you have? >> i a couple shells still loaded. maybe a dozen in my pocket. why? >> i think our best bet is to stay put. board up all the doors and windows and as soon as the weather breaks, we'll go find her. >> i told you we should have gone to my brother's. >> he sure on a pig farm.
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>> critics are being naughty and nice on this one. tim robe by saying it's too black hearted to feel likik any kind of classic and veneta of the upcoming calling it a refreshing antidote to the persistent yuletide joy. >> if you want something dark go see it. >> you can go see chi-rac. >> i love angela bassett. she's always good, isn't she? >> black and brown. black and brown, chi-rac.
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hour. this morning on "world news now," explosive new details about the san bernardino rampage. >> what investigators discovered
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heart broken community comes together paying tribute to thee 14 people killed. we'll take you live to southern california. surviving the gunshots. the county employee who took a restroom break during the siege. it was break that probably saved his life. his remarkable story and brush with death. political ammunition. the presidential candidates confront terrorism and g control as they look for votes, the intensifyingg debate. and military milestone. the decisiony the pentagon changing forever the role of women serving in the armed forces. this is friday, december 4th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now". good morning. on this friday, i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm reena ninan. boy, i found it very hard this morning to read through the stories of the victims. i i ink it's so hard because you see yourlf in a little bit of their stories, the woman who was planning her wedding, the father who was planning a disney world trip. it was heartbreaking to read.
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so many family members left behind who are absolutely in disbelief this morning. it really was tough and even though we've been through this before, it never getsold. >> no, it esn't. >> let's start with that overwhelming grief in southern california. that community struggling to come to grips with the senseless loss of so many innocent lives. >> senseless and so true. all 14 people killed now identified. mothers, fathers, sons and daughters. we're learning more about the husband and wife behind the massacre. newly wed who's left b bind a new baby. abc's brandi hitt begins coverage live from san bernardino. good morning to you, brandi. reena. we're learning a lot more about here. we know that the oldest victim is 60, the youngest just 26 years old. as you mentioned, many of them were parents of young children. tonight, an overnight, i should say, the community herer hundreds
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heartbreak and airs as this southern california community mourns the death of 14 people. all of their names confirmed by the medical examiner. jennifer tal la sin knows had a last memory of her husband nicolas. >> i actually got an extra hug and a kiss befefe h h left. so i'm just holding on to that. >> we have several down. >> when we entered, there was fresh gun powder and the smell of gun powder in the air. >> reporter: police say the two gunmen syed farook and his wife were heavily armed with guns, explosives and thousands of rounds of ammunition when they opened fire wedneneay during a county woror conference. police picked up the trail of the fleeing shooters and set off in hot pursuit. >> the shooting at us from the suv eastbound on richardson. responding units watch your crossfire. >> reporter: the two the slot it out with the police.
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outside the car. onee down inside the car. >> reporter: the couple died together in the fierce gun fight. the fbi finding a virtual bomb factory inside their home raising red flags for one neighbor. >> wanted to report it but said she didn't want to profile. >> reporter: now the fbi continues to lead this investigation trying to determine if this was an act of terrorism and if there areny other accomplices who remain at large. overnight, california's governor jerry brown says we should all be on our guard. reena and kendis. >> tense times there in san bernardino. this morning, brandi, what are we learning more about the shooters? know investigators were at their house for a little while. what did they find there? >> reporter: an unbelievable amount of explosivives waiting to be u ud accororng to authorities.s. when they went into that home, they were very cautious and said they found 12 pipe bombs not used and enough tools and materials to make even more
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them that this could have been so much worse and possibly were they planning other attacks that day or in the near future. that's what's unclear. we also know that syed farook is a u.s. citizen but his wife was here on a visa from pacific. the two had recently traveled to saudi arabia together. the fbi going through that house right now looking for any evidence. also tell abc sources that several hard drives, computers, electronics were purposely destroyed. they're now going through that hoping to find some evidence on those key electronic devices. >> more than 24 hours later, still seem questions. bernardino. thank you so much. more now about the deadly rampage and the families that will never be the same again. >> as 21 people recover from their bullet wounds, others are coping with the fact their loved ones would not be coming home. more frau in kayna whitwortrt
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killed. >> everybody knew and loved him. >> ryan reyes's partner daniel kaufman was a job trainer at the coffee shop inside the inland regional center. >> the world will suffer from having one less person like him. >> reporter: 42 years old, one of the 14 killed in the shooting. also killed, environmental specialist michael wetzel, a father of six. >> we are very overwhelmed. there are six kids that have lost their father. >> nicolas tal la sin knows, damian meins and ten others their namesf released by the san bernardino corner's office. many employees of the county health department attending a place. 21 peoplpl also injured. kathy's younger sister denise hospitalized with a bullet still lodged in her abdomen. >> in over ever expects for something like that to happen so close to home. >> reporter: denise telling her
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>> the door opens but you don't think anything of it. all of a sudden, gunfire starts. she felt a sting in her lower side of her back andnd then she knew she was shot. >> reporter: five of the most severely injured patients were transferred here to loma linda spital where i spoke with their chief of emergency medicine. she told me they're prepared because in her opinion, something like this happening was not a platter of if, it was a matter of when this kayna whitworth, abc news, san bernardino. > ay with abc news as more details come in from investigators in california. coming up, we'll hear from a survivor of that rampage wse trip to the restroom saved his life. that's later in this half hour. and lest we forget, there was another mass shooting a week ago, colorado springs. today is morning a victim of that armed attack. university police officer garrett swasey and two others were killed in the shohoingt the plplned parenthood clinic one week ago. the governor, mayor and other
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which follows a procession through the city. swasey responded to the emergency call at the clinic. this despite the fact it was not in his jurisdiction. chicago mayor rahm emanuel now welcomes a justice department probe of his police department. earlier this week, had he called the civil rights investigation "misguided," but hillary clinton and the illinois governor expressed support for it. manual emmanuel dropped opposition to a new dashcam video that allegedly shows another police shooting of a black teen. it will be made public next week. lawyers wretching seven women suing bill cosby for defamation plan to depose his fe next month. the legal team is objecting saying she is not accused of defamation and the request the amounts to harassment. the seven women say cosby's representatives denamed them after they went public. >> overseas the family of oscar pistorius says it is are
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that he has been convicted of murdering his girlfriend. an appeaea court yesterday changed his manslaughter conviction to murder after finding the judge in his original trial wrongly applied a legal principle. the ruling from that appeals court also called pistorious' testimony untruthful. >> this case involves a human tragedy of shakespearean proportions. the accused conviction and sentence on count one are s s aside and replaced with the following -- guilty of murder. >> pistorious remains under house arrest and will be resentenced on the murde conviction next year. the minimum sentence for murder in south africa is 15 years. this is a big development. the u.s. marines now looking for good, a few good women and so e the army, navy and air force. ash carter ordering services to open all military jobs to women including combat roles. righ now about 10% of u.s. military jobs remain closed to women but carter says the
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disqualify half the u.s. population. >> they'll be allowed to drive thanks, fire mortars and lead soldiers into combat. they'll be able to be as army rangers and green berets, navy seals, marine corps infantry -- air force paratroopers and everything else previously open only to men. >> this is such a big deal. incredible. the corps has asked for partial exemption. carter said not going to happen. we're going to allow the women in. the policy begins next month. full implementation set for april. boy, we've seen these women go through -- it'ss rigorous. they've got to keep up with what the men are doing. why are you asking me if i'm going to sign up? you're the gym buff around here. you're the gym buff. >> now that you're allowed to. >> we can put lipstick on you and send you out there. >> lipstick on a pig. >> that's not where i was going. the last time we saw
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holiliy role he was pardoning turkeys. the day before thanksgiving, he was in a holiday spirit last night, as well. >> the president`and first family are lighting christmas tree. it was the 93rd annual lighting of the national tree. >> mr. obama took a moment during his comments to recognize the victims of the san bernardino massacre. he said their loss is everyone's loss because we'e' all one americananfamily. >> that is true. it is really everyone's loss. >> beautiful picture there. coming up "in the mix" important advice for parents of newborns especially at this hour. how to calm down a cranky baby. >> i look forward to you presenting that to us. returning to our top story and the political ammunition for the presidential candidates debating terrorism and gun control.l. >> but first the county w wker who took a restroom break just before the gunshots rang out in southern california. his ordeal and what he did until
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scenes from a disaster there. and we learn more from about the couple behind the wednesday's massacre in san bernardino. we're also hearing the harrowing stories of some of the survivors.
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cubicle matat wasn the restroom when bullets came bursting through the paper towel dispenser. david muir has his story. >> during the break, i excused myself and got to the restroom. and when i finished up in the restroom, i'm ready to leave and there's like a bomb went off. and i turned back and look at the mirror. i can see that i'm bloody here, here and here. and i don't know what it is. >> you were at the paper towel dispenser? >> i was in the restroom. i just pulled the paper towels. it sounds like an explosion went off. >> comes right through the paper towel dispenser? >> i get hit with a blast. i don't know what it is. i thought the paper towel dispenser was booby-trapped. i announced to the other people in the restroom w wre under attack. so the one that wawa besidid me, i told him to get down on the floor and we put our feet against the door to inhibit anybody from entering the
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so we're hearing all these gunfire take place. we're not feeling anything. i'm trying to contact my wife and tell her i love her and that i'm okay. but we're under attack. and so the gentleman beside me, i asked him to call the police. and he did and he got through to them and he told them we were in of us. within minutes of us being there i guess it was four or five minutes, they came and they attempted to open the restroom door but they couldn't move the door because we had it braced closed. >> with your feet. >> yeah. >> you were frozen? >> one of my co-workers was outside that restroom within from her to myself and she took two or three rounds. and so we could see the injuries on her. i could feel my little bit of bleeding. some pepper marks all over my body.
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got to get her to an ambulance. she's ambulatory so we sent her on her way. >> patrick helped many workers wounded. he saw a woman who was shot who he helped survive. >> did she thank you? >> yes. >> she said this is the man that rendered me aid and that made me feel good. >>n the moment you saw him, you got to the hospital. >> got to the hospital. i was very thankful. i didn't know if he was shot. i didn't know what was going on. >> she didn't want to believe me when i told her it was just -- >> i just kept thinking my husband going into that bathroom saved his life. >> that couple telling me they're grateful for the outpouring of support here in this community. patrick telling me he lost 14 of his friends, 14 victims here. david muir, abc news, san bernardino, california. and he alsodded todavid's remark that he said i assume say yed was also one of my friends, the shooter.
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he's a survivor. he's lucky but he'll be living with that memory for a long time. >> absolutely. coming up in our next half hour, the new breed ofof terror that's chilling erica's w wkplaces. it's only human for all of us to think what would we do if someone attacked our workplace. but what can save you? believe it or not, doesn't come as naturally as you might think. >> first the impact the massacre is having on the race for the white house. the candidates are weighing in. you're watching "world news now."
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abc stations. this morning, authorities haven't yet ruled out terrorism in wednesday's massacre? san bernardino, but some presidential candidates are already convincededt is. >> witit candidites on both sidid weighing in, republican ted cruz was the first to call it radical islamic terrorism.
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abc's tom llamas. leading republican candidates say when they look at the san they see one thing. terrorism. >> we've got a lot of bad things going on. radical islamic terrorism. take a look. you lookokt what's happened. you tell me. reporter: do you ththk this >> i think it was terrorism, yeah. i think it was terrorism. >> reporter: senator ted cru saying it's further proof we're a nation at war. >> and all of us are deeply concerned that this is yet another manifestation of terrorism, radical islamic terrorism here at home. >> reporter: for hillary clinton, this tragedy underscores the problem of gun violence. tweeting "i refuse to accept this as normalal we mustake action to stop gun violence now." but in new hampshire tonight, she believes this is terror, too. >> it's becoming clearer that we are dealing with an act of terrorism. something that included bombs, luckily one that didn't go off, but pipe bombs that were found
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lots of weapons. and just a aeliberate, hateful murder of all those innocent people. >> reporter: some republicans are reserving judgment on a motive. both senator rubio and jeb bush waiting on more information. tom llamas, abc news, washington. a lot of people are already -- even a few hours, the shots had not even stopped flying and a lot of peopleere putting their opinions outut about it. we should point out donald trump backed an assault weapons ban waiting period back in 2000. sounding different now. >> it's hard when it's such a sensitive issue not to be accused of politicizing this which happens so quickly after one of these tragic events. >> and it does. >> coming up, how to calm a crng baby. (whimpers/squeals) are you okay? yeah, i just got charged for my credit monitoring. that's how i know it's working.
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this morning on "world news now," developments overnight from san bernardino as investigators uncover explosive
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complex rampage. we're live in southern california. >> surviving the worst. the office mate of the gunman taking a restroom break as the shoots were fired, a move that would save his life. his unforgettable ordeal. >> new this half hour, returning to washington, george w. bush and his right-hand man. >> what brought dick cheney and a whole lot of memories back to our nation's capital. it was history in the making. >> and later in "the skinny," " the rock stars from coldplay get set for the gig of their lives. they're ready to perform for an audience of millions. it's friday, december 4th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good friday morning. i'm reena ninan. >> and i'm kendidigibson. of course, everybody's still dealing with the tragedy that took place in sohern california more than 24 hours ago. the massacre there in san bernardino still having an
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as we get a clearer picture of the husband and wife killing team who shattered dozens of lives. >> police say syed farook and tashfeen malik had 6000 rounds of ammunition, 12 pipe bomom and there were 75 to 80 people in the room when they opened fire. 12 of the 14 people killed were county employees like farook. our coverage begins with abc's brian ross. >> the fbi is now treating the investigation of syed farook and his pakistan born wife tashfeen malik, as a case of terrorism. >> the evidence will lead us to the facts. we will go where the evidence takes us. >> reporter: behind the doors of the young couple's san bernardino homeme police say they found an arsenal of weapons that could have been used to kill thousands of people. >> clearly they were equipped and they could have continued to do another attack. >> reporter: in the garage, a virtual bomb factory with 12 unexploded bombs, described as similar in make to this one featured in an al qaeda publication.
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rounds or bullets found at the home, and in the getaway car, along with two high-powered assault rifles and two handguns. all purchased legally and quietly stockpiled by farook, prior to the deadly assault on a holiday party for his fellow workers from the county health department. >> nobody just gets upset at a party, goes home and puts together that kind of elaborate scheme or plan. to come back and do that. there was some planning that went into this. >> reporter: by outward appearances, farook, born in chicago, lived a quiet life in this small community outside los angeles. on muslim dating sites, he described himself as devout and looking for love, seeking a wife who would we a hijab. he called himself a liberal, interested in snowboarding, working on cars and taking target practice in the backyard. his wife is a mystery to authorities, and it's not clear how they met. >> we don't know enough. we do not know enough. >> reporter: she came to the u.s. with him in 2014 from saudi araria, on what's known n
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this marriage certificate, they married in riverside, california, in august of that year. when their daughter was born just six months ago, they registered for baby gifts, asking for pampers and an infant car seat. yet, on wednesday, they left all that behind, as farook took the wheel of the suv, rented just a few days earlier, and his wife sat in the back, f fing dozens ofofounds, as the police closed in and ultimately killed them both. >> the fbi is looking at connections between farook and at least two specific individuals here in the united states who may have been involved in the radicalization of farook or the planning of the attack but the fbi says it's still too early to call this an act of terrorism. brian ross, abc news, new york. >> as investigators uncover more details about the suspects, the san bernardidi community is confronted wititgrief. >> our coverage continues live in san bernardino with abc's brandi hitt. brandi, good morning.
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pretty emotional. >> reporter: good morning, reena and kendis. what turnout overnight. there were hundreds if not thousands of people who gathered for this public vigil to honor the victims, the 14 people who were killed there. many of the people said they didn't know any of the victims. they just wanted to come a show their support. the mayor was there is along with many officials and the mayor2told the crowd, the eyes of the world are now on us because of this mass shooting and we refuse to let it cripple us, reena and kendis. >> and brandi got to say the folks in san bernardino have been keeping us updated throughout this entire thing and they held a late night news conference last night. what did the investigators reveal? >> reporter: they held one pretty late last night. governor jerry brown actually made an appearance and said that he believes that the state of california is working together best as possible, and he still says we still have to be on our guard. i thought that was an
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investigators, they revealed nearly all of the victims were, in fact, county employees here which is not a surprise because it was a county y aining event with the department of public health. but still most of them appear to have been targeted, county employees, the people who weren't county workers, a couple of them, worked at a coffee house here. so that is so unfortunate. then of course, we heard from one of the first responders for the very first time. one of the first officers on the screen describing the heart break and carnage. he was even shaking. having to lolo into the faces of all these victims, see the f fr and unfortunatel bypass so many of the wounded because their first goal was to try and find that shooter. luckily more officers came on scene and he said he was able to let those officers go after the guen if they were still at the scene so he could help those who were wounded. >> that first responder saying this was much worse than they've brandi, thank you.
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smell the gun powder. if you can imagine how many shots had to be fired in order for you to smell that kind of gun powder. >> that's why he thought they were still there in that scene there because he could still smell it. it was still very fresh. brandi hitt, thank you. >> so many things about this attack that you don't realize from the outside till you hear these stories. >> it was really an emotional late night news conference. all 14 people killed have now been identified and those who made it out alive are recalling the horror. patrick baccari was sitting at the same table as farook but in the men's restroom when the shots rang out. i took cover when a blast after shrapnel aually shot through the paper towel dispenser and actually hit him in the face. >> i announced to the other people in the restroom, we're under attack. get on the flolo. and so the one that was beside me, i told him to get down on the floor and we put our feet against the door t inhibit
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restroom. >> police led them to safety. baccari who is also a medic stuck around to help those who were the most seriously wounded. we're starting to see that gun sales soar after mass shootings, including the one in san bernardino. the fbi set a one-day record foror background checks last friday. this is after the colorado springs attack. even though it appears unlikely congress will take any action on gun control, many americans aren't taking any chances. >> it jumps up some for two reasons. one, you have the politicians start talking about gun control immediately during or you know, when that happens. and also the people being concerned for their own safety and wanting to take care of their families and themselves. >> even california sees a spike in gun purchases after high profile mass shootings and december could see a record number of background checks in the golden state because thousands of californians buy guns as christmas gifts. another victim of last week's planned parenthood shooting in colorado springs
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thousands of people e expected to turn out for the funeral and procession for university of colorado police officer garrett swasey, including the governor and the mayor. swasey responded to the emergency at the clinic, even though it wasn't in his jurisdiction. he leaves behind a wife and two children hundreds of protesters led by the group black lives matter stormed city hall in minneapolis last night showing support for demonstrators who had been camped outside a precinct since the fatal shooting by police of jamar clark last month. police cleared oututhat encampmentntarlier yesterday but protesters say t ty'll continue demonstrating till police release video of the shooting. >> and also from minnesota, word of the death of rock singer scott weiland. he was best known as the former lead singer of the stone temple pilots, one of the most successful bands of the 1990s. he had a long history of substance abuse.
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found on his band'sour bus lala night in minnesota shortly before a show was scheduled to start. he even tweeted 12 hours ago that he was heading to atlanta and looking forward to it. scott weiland, just 48 years old. >> the family of a "washington post" reporter jailed in iran is not giving up. jason rezaian's brother delivered a message yesterday. iranian officials say that he was spying for the u.s. he was sentenced to an unspecified prison term. yesterdadawas his 500th day of imprisonment. >> he's depressed, he's mad, he's angry. he's been really neglected mostly. left by himself almost in solitary for 17 months now. >> the state department says it supports the petition and is continuing its own efforts to free rezaian. the publisher of the "washington post" said the u.s. should keep the treatment of rezaian in mind
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iran." >> to washington, d.c. now and the newest bust to be unveiled in the u.s. capitol building belongs to former vice president dick cheney. his wife lynn did the honors yesterday on capitol hill. former president george w. bush was there and said he benefited from cheney's counsel during his time in office. cheney was equally full of praise for his former boss. >> i've been granted a few distinctions along the wayayn politics and there's none i prize more than to have my name there in the story of those years beside the name ofur president george w. bush. >> there were some light moments, as well. cheney said being cast in marble as a former vice president is one chance at being remembered. then he turned to vice president biden and said you see, joe, there's much to look forward to. >> you k kw at one point in the day somebody tweeted there was no democrats at that event i could not believe that. come on. there had to be. obviously joe biden was there and i can't imagine. it was early on, a political reporter had tweeted that out.
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>> there must have been, right? a russian artist just completed a sculpture he belies will become a guinness record. >> that's because it is a life sized statue of russian president vladidir putut he chiseled from more than 150 pounds of chocolate. it is expected to take center stage at this weekend's festival of chocolate in st. petersburg. >> he crafted a chocolate version of putin's dog connie and once the festival is over, the putin and connie confections will not be eaten or sold. instead they'll be returned to the workshop where they were made presumably where they'll melt into oblivion and maybe somebody will make some fondue out of that. once it's been on display. >> it might it be good coming up, pamela anderson's upming photo spread and coldplay's huge gig to be seen by millions. >> you wouldat that after it was on display? first as we return to our top story, we're going to get advice survive a siege in your workplace.
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along with the horror and the grief that's gripped americans as we all watched the san bernardino massacre play out has been another more visceral reaction. >> so many of us can't help but wonder, it's been on my mind and so many people's mind, what do you do in that same situation. an active shooter in your workplace. abc's elizabeth vargas gets life saving advice. >> you need to react, the first five seconds of an active shooter incident is paramount. >> reporter: workplace safety consultant john bruner says to save your life, fight the panic. first, try to run. >> if you're in this situation, elizabeth, and you know that the shooter is pretty far away, right here, we have an exit.
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have a shooter down the hall. let's exit over here." >> reporter: if there's no quick way out, use anything to create a distraction. a fire extinguisher can create a literal smoke screen. but say you're trapped and there is no way to run. option two, hide. in the bathroom without a lock? bruner says improvise by usingng belt t tslow down entry. and if you h he to hide inside an office -- >> we lock this door. >> reporter: but what if you're cornered in your office and the gunman finds your hiding spot? >> if you're hearing him bust through this door, you have to quit the hide and you have to attack. >> reporter: option three -- fight. the minute he comes in the door, i go at him? >> you need to be aggressive. you have to fight for your life. >> reporter: look around for anything that could be used as a weapon. what do i do? do i go for their throat or r their -- >> you go for any piece of body you can. >> reporter: it is all about developing a survival mindset. act quickly, act decisively. if you think of yourself as a warrior, that could increase your chances of getting
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>> okay. so topping our headlines for the "skinny" this morning, the super headliner at the upcoming super bowl halftime show. >> it's one of the biggest annual spectacles in american culture so why not have a british band? we're talking about coldplay. the timing couldn't be better. >> yeah, their new album "head full of dreams" is out today. front man chris martin is pumped up releasing videos of their first meetings and rehearsals they're already doininthis. it's going to be wonderful he says and he hopes that we see you there, he says. sure, just save us a few tickets. thanks, man. so next up, closing out an era at "playboy" in a big way. magazine's cover more times than any other celebrity. it's only natural pamela anderson will be the last person to pose nude for the gentleman's magazine. the new issue wilil mark 199. >> wow.
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"baywatch" star even checked with her teenage sons before agreeing to the spread since in the past they'd been teased about their mom before, they both encouraged her to do it. >> not weird at all. "playboy" featured marilyn monroe on the cover in 1953 when it debuted but it announced in october it would stop publishing nude photos. >> now to kanan west andnd another unforgettable award acceptance speech. >> he won the shoe of the year award for his popular adidas yeezy boost. when it came time to accept the awards, here's what he had to say. >> it's just a mood board. that's my new style of speeches. it's very unorthodox. you guys are designers. you have it all together. feel free to talk [ expletive ]. it's good to have someone to talk [ expletive ] about. so just don't want people to talk [ expletive ] about me. [ expletive ]. >> okay. see? he can take it.
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another weekly news cycle dominated by death and grief. >> it was a tough one. not one but two mass shootings right here at home, cutting fresh wounds and opening up old ones. here now our "friday rewind." >> we salute the people of paris for insisting this crucial conference go on. an act of defiance that proves nothing will deter us from building the future we want for our children. >> these terrorists are plotting to kill us and to radicalize our children right now. they attack us because of who we are, not because of what we do. >> the tirades against planned parenthood in the last few months have really been over the top. >> any hate crime is a horrible thing. no matter from where it comes and should be condemned very strongly. >> multiple shots that were fired. we're getting a suspect last seen wearing a black ski mask,
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shotgun. >> why would he do something like this? i have absolutely no idea. i am in shock myself. >> we have a pattern now of mass shootings in this country that has no parallel anywhere else in the world. and there are some steps we could take. >> it is time for us to say, we're going to have comprehensive background checks. we're going to close the gun show loophole. >> we have to really cherish and protect our second amendment. and i will be the best at it, believe me. >> we're here to bury police misconduct in the city of chicago. >> he has become an issue rather than dealing with the issue and a distraction. >> i honestly feel good about it. i really do. and you know, excited for what's to come honestly. the amount of respect that i have for the fans on the road just showing mututl appreciation and respect for each other to me is enough. where did you get that body from
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from i got it from my daddy, got it from my daddy, got it got it >> thank you, psy for giving us a little pick me up. >> a little levity on what was a that's his new video "got it from my daddy." >> 24 million views. already. >> i'm not surprised. >> still 2 billion short where his previous o o got. >> i want to wish those of you celebrating on sunday an early happy hanukkah. >> don't miss our updates on facebook, wnnfans.com. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for two decades.wnnfans.com. >> announcer: this is abc's
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insomniacs for two decades. good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. some of our top headlines we're following this morning on "world
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the couple behind the massacre at a san bernardino conference center had more than 6,000 rounds of ammunition and a dozen pipe bombs. but somehow they managed to stay under the radar. full coverage ahead. >> a large tururut expected at the funeral procession and service for the police officer killed in last week's planned parenthood shooting in colorado springs. garrett swasey responded to the emergency call even though it wasn't in his jurisdiction. >> all jobs in the u.s. military will soon be open to women, even combat roles. defense secretary ash carter made the announcement the new policy begins next month. full implementation is set for apl. >> and president obama along with the entire first family lit theeational christmas tree. in his comomnts, the president spoke to those affected by the san bernardino massacre saying their loss is everyone's loss. those are some of our top stories on this friday, december 4th.
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this is "world news now." good morning to you. we begin this half hour with the bloodbath in california. new details on the shooter's arsenal, enough firepower to take out hundreds of people. >> as the fbi tries to figure out why a younuncouple would inflict such harm on the innocent, the 14 people killed are being remembered. abc's brandi hitt has the latest from san bernardino. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, kendis and reena. we're learning a lot more about the 14 victims killed here, the oldest 60 years old, the youngest just 26. many of them parents with young children. hundreds in this community gathered to remember them. heartbreak and tears as this southern california community mourns the death of 14 people. all of their names confirmed by the medical examiner. ryan reyes lost daniel kaufman, his partner. >> the world will suffer from having one less person like him in it. >> jennifer thalasinos had a
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nicolas. >> i actually got an extra hug and a kiss before he left. so i'm just holding on to that. >> we have several down in the conference room. several down. >> when we entered, there was fresh gun powder and the smell of gun powder in the air. >> reporter: police say the two gunmen syed farook and his wife tash abfeen malik, were heavily armed with guns, explosives when they opened fire on farook's colleagues wednesday during a county work conference. police picked up the trail of the fleeing shooters and set off in hot pursuit. >> they're shooting at us from the suv eastbound on richardson. responding units watch -- >> cornered, the two shot it out with police. >> right now we have one down outside the car, one down inside the car. >> reporter: the couple died together in the fierce gun fight. the fbi finding a virtual bomb factory inside their home, raising red flags for one
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>> wanted to report it but she said she didn't want to profile. >> reporter: the fbi is now leading this investigation and trying to figure out whether this was a terrorist attack and if there were any accomplices involved. california's governor said overnight we should all be on our guard. reena and kendis. >> thank you so much. many of those who knew syed farook never saw this coming. among them a coworker who shared a cubicle with him for years. >> we're talking about patrick baccari who had been sitting at the same table as farook but noticed he wasn't there when they took the annual holiday photo. baccari was in the restroom when the rampage began sending bullet fragments through the paper towel dispenser. >> so we're hearing all this gunfire take place. we're not feeling anything. i'm trying to contact my wife and tell her i love her and that i'm okay. but we're under attack. and so the gentleman beside me, i asked him to call the police
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within minutes of us being there i guess it was four or five minutes, they came and they attempted to open the restroom door. >> baccari and farook were both environmental inspectors for the county health department. he said he considered him a friend. intelligence agents say gunman syed farook had been in contact with known islamic extremists apparently through social media. >> that's one lead investigators are following up on as they go deeper into farook's and his wife's past. we get more now from abc's tt gutman. >> the horror quickly overtaking the holiday luncheon a a farook and his wife came into the conference room at 11:00 a.m. wearing tactical vests and bearing rifles. >> shots fired. >> we believe the suspects when they entered fired somewhere between 65 and 85 rounds. >> reporter: within four minutes, a massive law enforcement response. >> we have several down in the conference room. several down. >> it was unspeakable
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>> reporter: discovering an explosive device, apparently intended to be triggered by remote control. >> i need you to advise all ofof the units to move with caution. >> we did locate the one pipe bomb that appears to not have worked. >> reporter: this video shows police trying to keep people calm. an outpouring of support for the officer who said this. >> try to relax. try to relax. i'll take a bullet before you do, that's for damn sure. >> those evacuatat searched bun by one. but the suspects had fled. about four hours later, a tip five miles from the center where black rented suv leading police on a chase back towards the scene of the earlier rampage. >> the shooting at us from the suv eastbound on richardson. responding units watch your crossfire. suspect firing out the back at police. >> the male suspect who was the driver got out and fired at
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well. >> all in all firing 76 rounds. a neighbor capturing the gunfnfe. the suv now cornered. >> right now we have one down outside the car, one down inside the car. >> reporter: both suspects dead at the scene. and police finding assault rifles, handguns and thousands of rounds of ammunition in that car in addition to the 12 pipe bombs found in the house. this is still an active investigation. we've been watching fbi agents go into the house and come out with boxes of evidence. matt gutman, abc news, redlands, california. >> our coverage from san bernardino doesn't end here. look for our le updates later on "america this morning" as well as "good morning america." >> following the second high profile attack in two weeks, gun control is a hot presidential campaign issue. hillary clinton is telling new hampshire voters that she wants people to feel safe. she again called on congress to pass what she describes as
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on responsible gun owners to stand up to the gun lobby. >> donald trump's reretion to the san bernardino shooting has mostly b bn to praise police, but there in california and elsewhere at a book signing he said the press has been unfair to law enforcement only showing its mistakes such as white officers killing unarmed black teens. >> we have bad apples and you see only the bad apple. you don't see the good things. you only see the shooting the other day was terrible with the 16 bullets. >> we get a lot of bad things going on. >> he did call the san bernardino massacre "an islamic disaster," and again said at this book signing that parisians should have had guns during the attacks there. by the way, in order to view h live stream event, even our crew from abc had to buy a copy of his book. >> okay. >> chicago mayor rahm emanuel now welcomes a justice department probe of his police department. earlier this week, he had called the civil rights investigation
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he changed his mind after hillarclinton as well as the governor expressed support for it. emmanuel has also dropped his opposition to the release of a shows another police shooting of a black teen. it will be made public next week. an argument between the drivers of two luxury cars escalated into road rage in south florida. the two drivers first yelled at each other as they drove. then they got out, then they started swinging. the mercedes driver allegedly ended the argument by shooting the guy in the rolls. the gunshot just missed his ngs. that driver is in stable condition. police are looking for the other. lawyers for seven women who are suing bill cosby for defamation have served notice they plan to question cosby's wife camille under oath next month. mrs. cosby is not among those accused in the defamation suit but the lawyer says she has information valuable to their case.
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representatives defamed them after they went public accusing >> a restaurant industry afraid group is suing new york city% over new warnings about salt diuplayed on menus requiring is chain restaurants to put a salt shaker icon on menu items that exceed the daily limit it says it will confuse and mislead customers. >> no worries about too much menu offering called bagel balls. if you're too lazy to spread your own smear, then, yeah, thesesare mini bagels prestuffed with eitr cream cheese, veggie cream cheese or maple cream cheese and they only have 100 calories, fewer than latte. coffee drinks. for now only available in new york, philly and indianapolis. why don't we have these on set today? >> they're about 90 grams of carbs. but only 100 calories. but that's a great idea. >> you know i have no problem with carbs. >> that's true. it was an extraordinararend to
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between the packers and the lilis. so this should be an amazing episode of greg gumbel's tool book known as sports with reena. >> what an introduction. >> trying to mix it up. >> detroit was ahead 23-21 in what looked like the last play of the game, green bay's aaron rodgers completes a pass and the lateral star, the ball gets back to rodgers who is tackled but there's a face mask penalty. one last play. rodgers makes a a speration heave into the end zone. it's caught by teammate richard rogers >> it doesn't work. >> why doesn't it work? why? >> only for green bay. >> green bay wins in that's the way to do it. 27-23. why? one of the detroit lions fans tweeted when i die i want the detroit lions to lower me into one last time. >> and that's a problem? poor guy. so s s.
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>> it was a good g ge. >> fantastic. coming up from "insomniac theater" the reviews are in for the latest spike lee film and a holiday horror flick opening today. >> also ahead, health alert to people who take sleeping pills. the warnings to turning to medication to fight insomnia. >> and the latest legal drama for oscar pistorius and the decision delivered to him by a a south african judge. first our forecast, 20s in anchorage. i checked to see what's nothing. >> nothing. that's becausehey know you're going to alaska. >> yes. >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by downey.ather, brought to you by downey. our clothes can stretch out in the wash, ruining them forever. protect your clothes from stretching, fading, and fuzz. with downy fabric conditioner it helps protect clothes from the damage of the wash. so your favorite clothes stay your favorite clothes. downy fabric conditioner. wash in the wow.
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so check out mick fanning, the surfing there on hawaii's sunset beach. you might recall this scene, from our reporting during the summer when he bravely fought off a shark during a competition >> did i ever tell you i was a surfer? >> no way. >> by surfer, i mean i took two lessons in hawaii. the dog leash that keeps you attached to the board almost choked a friend who i drifted too close to her. never surfed again. >> did you get up? >> almost. >> okay. >> well, and u.s. prosecutors have actually unsealed a second indictment of world soccer officials. that indictment came as fbi agents raided the offices of a sports marketing firm in miami. it's believed that firm agreed to pay bribes to soccer officials in exchange for broadcast rights. as for the indictment it chargrg 16 men with corruption including several members of world soccer's governing body fifa. this is a big deal.
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here in the u.s. it's really big abroad. >> that scandal does continue. the international sports community reeling from another stunner. this one out of south africa. >> disgraced olympian oscar pistorius now convicted of murder. here's abc's las ma hassan. >> this case invnvves a human tragedy of shakespearean proportions. >> in the supreme court of appeals in front of a packed room, the judge declares oscar pistorius guilty of murder. >> the accused conviction and sentence on count one are set aside and replaced with the following, guilty of murder. >> reporter: overturning an earlier conviction of manslaughter on the grounds that pistorious knowing that the person he was firing at through the bathroom door might have been fatally injured. >> if you fire into that cubicle, you must foresee the possibility that you may k kl the person inside the cubicle and that is what actually happened. >> reporter: following a sensational trial in 2014, the athlete had been found guilty of manslaughter for the death of his model girlfriend reeva
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2013. pistorious fired four bullets through this bathroom door, killing steenkamp after he says he mistook her for an intruder. >> my lady, it's just so improbable, it can never be reasonably possibly true and the clear indication ofis mendacity. >> serving ten months of his five-year jail sentence in this cell, the athlete then moving to his uncle's home in pretoria after his sentence was reduced to house arrest. but now he faces at least 15 years for murder. sentencing is due to take place early next year. >> coming up, a health alert about sleeping pills. we'll be right back. continues after this from our abc stations.ntinues after this from our abc stations. history is art is created. things happen that should always be remembered. heroes emerge.
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>> i've tried almost everything. i have changed my bedding. i have blackout ades. i've changed my eating habit. >> reporter: but lots of americans do take prescription medication. in 2013, 9 million americans had prescriptions for sedatives. recently some studies suggest sleeping pills may increase the risk of psychiatric issues and even cancer for some people though a definitive cause and effect link has not been established. >> i think sleep aids should be used for an acute need but they're not the best use for long-term care of insomnia. >eporter: so this past fall, brendan underwentt sleep test at the university of chicago medical center. the results? she had 32 brief awakenings every hour. now she's trying a behavioral modification program. >> i really need to limit my blue light they were shang with me. eating earlier. no alcohol. >> reporter: the doctor recommends something called sleep restrictions. only get in bed when you're sleepy. no tv, no devices. if after 30 minutes, you can't
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>> cognitive behavioral therapy allows the patient to approach the bed and restructure their thought procs so the bed is for sleeping and not a stressful experience. >> reporter: employing new behavioral changes, brenda is now tracking her sleep. first night netted six hours and a month into the program, she's averaging five hours, an improvement, she says. >> anything that could help me i'm willing to do because i am goal driven to get this taken care of. >> reporter: becky worley, abc news, oakland, california. >> so one cup of milk and a bo >> yes, but the fifth dimension might get you to sleep. them. petula clark. solid gold. >> oh. mccoo, you remember,
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opening in theaters today. >> we'll start with spike lee shy rack" featuring nick cannon, samuel l. jackson angela bassett. a modern retelling of a greek comedy. a child is killed while caught in the middle of gang warfare. the girlfriend of a gang leader persuades a group of women to abstain from sex until their men agree to stop the violence. >> approximately 1500 hours, 75 women took possession of the armory. >> women did this? >> black and brown women. >> black and brown women. >> just black and brown women. >> how many dead? >> zero. >> just wounded. >> nada. >> packing big muscle. >> they apapar to be unarmed. >> how many? >> a aroximately 75. >> are you telling me that 75 black and brown women took a united states military armory unarmed? >> oh shy rack" is shaping up to be one of the best reviewed spike lee films in years was
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saying something got lee real mad and when he's mad he's at his best. amy nicholson says "chi-raq" is a marvel. >> spike is back. next up is "krampus", a horror comedy starring adam scott and toto collette. instead of coal, the children of eastern europe have had a darker punishment around christmastime in the form of the demonic horned beast named "krampus." when the squabbling of a family causes a young boy to lose his faith in christmas, the ancient beast is unleashed on the family who must come togethererererer to survive. >> how much ammo do you have? >> a couple shells still loaded. maybe a dozen in my pocket. why? >> i think our best bet iso stay put. board up all the doors and windows and as soon as the weather breaks, we'll go find her. >> i told you we should have gone to my brother's. >> sure, christmas on a pig farm. >> jesus was born in a barn.
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nice on this one. tim robe by saying it's too black hearted to feel l ke any kind of classic and vineta of "the upcoming" calling it a refreshing antidote to the excessive yuletide joy that is persistent at this time of year. >> if you want something dark go see it. if you want something dark, you can also go see shy rack". >> i love angela bassett. she's always good, isn't she? >> black and brown. black and brow "chi-raq." >> that's the news for this half
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hourur this morning on "world news now," explosive new details
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>> what investigators discovered in the suspects home as the heartbrokenommunity comes together paying tribute to the 14 people killed. we'll take you live to southern california. surviving the gunshots. the county employee who took a restroom break de siege. it was break that probably saved his life. his remarkable story and brush with death. political ammunition. the presidential candidates confront terrorism and gun control as they look for votes, the intensifying debate. and military milestone. the decision by the pentagon changing forever the role of women serving in the armed forces. this is friday, december 4th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning on this friday. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm reena ninan. boy, i found it very hard this morning to read through the stories of the victims.. i think it's so hard because you see yourself in a little bit of their stories, the woman who was
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who was planning a disney world trip. it was heartbreaking to read. >> there are so many stories and so many family members left disbelief this morning. it really was tough and even before, it never gets old. >> no, it doesn't. >> really sad. overwhelming grief in southern that community struggling to come to grips with the senseless loss of so many innocent lives. >> senseless and so true. identified. mothers, fathers, sons and daughters. we're learning more about the husband and wife behind the massacre. newlyweds whleft behind a new baby. abc's brandi hitt begins coverage live from san bernardino. good morning to you, brandi. >> reporter: good morning, reena. we're learning a lot more about the 14 people whwhwere killed here. we know that the oldest victim is 60, the youngest just 26 years old. as you mentioned, many of them were parents of young children. tonight and overnight, i should
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heartbreak and tears as this southern california community mourns the death of 14 people. all of their names confirmed by the medical examiner. jennnner thalasinos had a last memory of her husband >> i actually got an extra hug and a kiss before he left. so i'm just holding on to that. >> we have several down. >> when we entered, there was fresh gun powder and the smell of gun powder in the air. gunmen syed farook and his wife tashfeen malik were heavily armed with guns, explosives and thousands of rounds of ammunition when they opened fire on farook's colleagues wednesday during a county work conference. [ siren ] police picked up the trail of the fleeing shooters and set off in hot pursuit. >> shooting at us from the suv eastbound on richardson. responding units watch your
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out with the police. >> right now we have one down outside the car. one down inside the car. >> reporter: the couple died together in the fierce gun fight. the fbi finding a virtual bomb factory inside their home raising red flags for one neighbor. >> wanted to report it but said she didn't want to profile. >> reporter: now the fbi continues to lead this investigation trying to determine if this was an act of terrorism and if there are any other accomplices who remain at large. overnight, california's governor jerry brown says we should all be on our guard. reena and kendis. >> tense times there in san bernardino. this morning, brandi, what are we learning more about the shooters? i know that investigators. at their house for a little while. what did they find there? >> reporter: an unbelievable amount of explosives waiting to be used according to authorities. when they went into that home, they were very cautious and said
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materials to make even more bombs which suggests to many of them that this could have been they planning other attacks that day or in the near future. that's what's unclear. we also know that syed farook is a u.s. citizen, but his newlywed, his wife, was here on a visa prosecute pakistan. the two had recently traveled to saudi arabia together. the fbi going through that house right now looking for any also tell abc sources that several hard drives, computers, electrtrics were purposely destroyed. they're now goininthrough that hoping to find some evidence on those key electronic devices. >> more than 24 hours later, still so many questions. abc's brandi hitt live in san bernardino. thank you so much. more now about the deadly rampage and the families that will never be the same again. >> as 21 people recover from their bullet wounds, others are coping with the fact their loved
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momo now fromm abc's kayna whitworth. >> reporter: reali sinking in for the families of those killed. >> everybody knew and loved him. >> reporter: ryan reyes' partner daniel kaufman was a job trainer at the coffee shop inside the inland gional center. >> the world will suffer from having one less person like him. >> reporter: 42 years old, one of the 14 killed in the shooting. also killed, environmental specialist michael wetzel, a father of six. >> they are very overwhelmed. there are six kids that have lost their father. >> nicholas thalasinos, damian meins and ten others their names of released by the san bernardino corner's office. many employees of the county health department attending a banquet when the shooting took place. 21 people also injured. hospitalized with a bullet still lodged in her abdomen. >> nobody ever expects for close to home.
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that room. >> the door opens but you don't think anything of it. all of a sudden, gunfire starts. she felt a sting in her lower side of her back and then she knew she was shot. >> reporter: five of the most severely injured patients were transferred here to loma linda hospital where i spoke with their chief of emergency medicine. she told me they're prepared because in her opinion, something like this happpping was not a a tter of if, it was a a matter of when.. kayna whitworth, abc news, san bernardino. stay with abc news as more details come in from investigators in california. coming up, we'll hear from a survivor of that rampage whose trip to the restroom saved his life. that's later in this half hour. and lest we forget, there was another mass shooting a week ago, colorado springs. today is morning a victim of that armed attttk. university police officer garrett swasey and two others were killed in the shooting at the planned parenthood clinic one week ago. the governor, mayor and other officials will attend his
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procession through the city. swasey responded to the emergency call at the clinic. this despite the fact it was not in his jurisdiction. chicago mayor rahm emanuel now welcomes a justice department probe of his police department. earlier this week, had he called the civil rights investigation "misguided," but hillary clinton and the illinois governor expressed support for it. emanuel also dropped opposition to a new dashcam video that allegedly shows another police shooting of a black teen. it will be made public next week. lawyers representing seven women suing bill cosby for defamation plan to depose cosby's wife next month. the legal team is objecting saying she is not accused of defamation and the request the amamnts to harassment. the seven women say cosby's representatives defamed them after they went public accusing him of sexual assault. overseas the family of oscar
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legal options now that he has been convicted of murdering his girlfriend. an appeals court yesterday changed his manslaughter conviction to murder after finding the judge in his original trial wrongly applied a legal principle. the ruling from thatatppeals court also called pistorious' testimony untruthful. >> this case involves a human tragedy of shakespearean proportions. the accused conviction and sentence on count one are set aside and replaced with the following -- guilty of murder. >> pistorious remains under resentenced on the murder conviction next year. the minimum sentence for murder in south africa is 15 years. the u.s. marines now looking for good, a few good women and so are the army, navy and air force. defense secretary ash carter ordering services to open all military jobs to women including combat roles. right now about 10% of u.s.
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women but carter says the military can no longer afford to disqualify half the u.s. population. >> they'll be allowed to drive thanks, fire mortars and lead soldiers into combat. they'll be able to serve a aarmy rangers and green bebets, navy s.e.a.l.s, marine corps infantry, air force paratroopers and everything else previously open only to men. >> this is such a big deal. incredible. the corps has asked for partial exemption. carter said not going to happen. we're going to allow the women in. the policy begins next month. full implementation set for april. boy, we've seen these women go through -- it's rigorous. they've got to keep up with what the men are doing. there's no special l emptions. >> are you going to sign up? >> why are you asking me if i'm going to sign up? you're the gym buff around here. you're the gym buff. >> now that you're allowed to. >> we can put lipstick on you and send you out there. >> lipstick on a pig. thanks. >> that's not where i was going. the last time we saw
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turkeys. the day before thanksgiving, he was in a holiday spirit last night, as well. >> the president and first family were out behind the white house lightingg the nationall christmas tree. it was the 93rd annual lighting of the national tree. >> mr. obama took a moment during his comments to recognize the victims of the san bernardino massacre. he said their loss is everyone's loss because we're all one american family. >> that is true. it is really everyone's loss. >> beautiful picture there. coming up in "the mix," wborns especially atathis hour. how to calm down a cranky baby. >> i look forward to you presenting that to us. returning to our top story and the political ammunition for the presidential candidates debating terrorism and gun first, the county worker who took a restroom break just before the gunshots rang out in southern california. his ordeal and what he did until help arrived.
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scenes from a disaster there. and we learn more from about the couple behind the wednesday's massacre in san bernardino. we're also hearing the harrowing stories of some of the
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>> one of them syed farook's cubicle mate. he was in the restroom when bullets came bursting through the paper towel dispenser. david muir has his story. >> during the break, i excused myself and got to the restroom. and when i finished up in the restroom, i'm ready to leave and there's like a bomb went off. and i turned back and look at the mirror. i can see that i'm bloody here, here and here. and i don't know what it is. >> you were at the paper towel dispenser? >> i was in the restroom. i just pulled the paper towels. as i'm pulling the towels, it sounds like an explosion went off. >> comes right through the paper >> i get hit with a blast. i don't know what it is. dispenser was booby-trapped. i announced to the other people in the restroom we're under attack. so the one that was beside me, i floor and we put our feet against the door to inhibit anybody from entering the
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so we're hearing all these gunfire take place. we're not feeling anything. i'm trying to contact my wife and tell her i love her and that but we're under attack. i asked him to call the police. and he did and he got through to them and he told them we were in the restroom and there was three of us. within minutes of us being there i guess it was four or five minutes, they came and they attempted to open the restroom door but they couldn't move the door because we had it braced closed. >> with your feet. >> yeah. >> you were frozen? >> one of my co-workers was outside that restroom within from her to myself and she took two or three rounds. and so we could see the injuries on her. i could feel my little bit of bleeding. some pepper marks all over my
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and oh we said, you know, we've got to get her to an ambulance. she's ambulatory so we sent her on her way. >> reporter: patrick who's also a medic helped many workers wounded. he saw a woman who was shot who he helped survive. did she thank you? >> yes. >> she said, "this is the man that rendered me aid," and that made me feel good. >> reporter: in the moment you saw him, you got to the hospital. >> got to the hospital. i was very thankful. i didn't know if he was shot. i didn't know what was going on. >> she didn't want to believe me when i told her it was just -- >> i just kept thinking my husband going into that bathroom saved his life. >> reporter: that couple telling me they're grateful for the outpouring of support here in this community. patrick telling me he lost 14 of his friends, 14 victims here. david muir, abc news, san bernardino, california. and he also added to david's
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syed was also one of my friends, the shooter. >> so tough. he survived. he's a survivor. he's lucky, but he'll be living with that memory for a long time. >> absolutely. well, coming up in the next half-hour, the new breed of terror that's chilling america's workplaces. it's only human for all of us to think what would we do if someone attacked our workplace. but what can save you, believe it or not, doesn't come as naturally as you might think. first, the impact the massacre is having on the race for the white house. the candidates are weighing in. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. watching "world news now."
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this morning, authorities haven't yet ruled out terrorism san bernardino, but some presidential candidates are already convinced it is. >> with candidates on both sides weighing in, republican ted cruz was the first to call it radical islamic terrorism. now he's not alone.
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>> reporter: two of the leading they look at the san bernardino shooting rampage, they see one thing -- terrorism. going on. take a look. i mean, you look at the names, you look at what's happened. you tell me. was terrorism in california? >> i think it was terrorism, yeah. i think it was terrorism. >> reporter: senator ted cruz saying it's further proof we're a nation at war. >> and all of us are deeply concerned that this is yet another manifestation of terrorism, radical islamic terrorism here at home. >> reporter: for hillary clinton, this tragedy underscores the problem of gun violence. tweeting "i refuse to accept this as normal. we must take action to stop gun violence now." but in new hampshire tonight, she believes this is terror, too. >> it's becoming clearer that we are dealing with an act of terrorism. something that included bombs, luckily one that didn't go off,
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through a search of their home. lots of weapons. and just a deliberate, hateful murder of all those innocent people. >> reporter: some republicans are reserving judgment on a motive. both senator rubio and jeb bush waiting on more information. tom llamas, abc news, washington. a lot of people are already -- even a few hours, the shots had not even stopped flying and a lot of people were putting their opinions out about it. we should point out donald trump backed an assault weapons ban waiting period back in 2000. sounding different now. >> it's hard when it's such a sensitive issue not to be accused of politicizing this which happens so quickly after one of these tragic events. >> and it does. coming up, how to calm a crying baby. (whimpers/squeals) are you okay? yeah, i just got charged for my credit monitoring. that's how i know it's working.
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maybe it's taking a pediatrician whhas 30 years of experience from california to tell you how to you calm down a crying baby. want you to meet robert hamilton from santa monica, california. and here's his take on how to do this. >> so i was looking at it a little bit earlier. and it was interesting. he says you fold the baby's arms up front and then you just kind of pat their butt a little. >> it's all about the booty. >> he's able to do it within 30 seconds. quiet. >> but see, i don't understand this. i have put my children over my shoulder and patted their butt and it never works. >> it doesn't work? >> i'm kind of confused about this one. >> he's had 30 years of experience. you haven't had 30 years of experience yet. i'm sure by the time they're 30, you'll be able to quiet them. >> okay. >> okay, it worked. >> oh, boy. so talk about decking the halls. take a look at this display from this woman in south wales in the
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morning -- california rampage. uncovering the suspects' past. inside their home.
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arsenal. plus, new video of the suspects' shootout with police. and an officer's cruiser riddled with bullets. we're live in san bernardino with the latest. plus, remembering the victims. a coffee shop manager. a father of six. an nfl player's cousin. the faces emerging after authorities identified all 14 people killed in the shooting. road rage. two drivers in luxury vehicles. getting into an argument when one pulls out a gun. the shooting is caught on camera. and hail mary. a wild finish on "thursday night football." the play that everyone will be talking about today. and we do say good morning to you, everyone. on this friday morning. we start with the overwhelming grief in san bernardino. it is a community struggling to come to grips with the senseless loss of so many innocent
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>> hundreds of people gathered at a local stadium for a vigil in honor of the 14 people killed. holding up candles as they announced the names of each victim. we're getting new images of the shooters' final moments. [ gunfire ] >> get inside, get inside. close the gate, close the gate. >> that is cell phone video of the newlyweds embroiled in that wild, high-speed chase. and shootout with police. here's a look at the bullet holes in a deputy's car. we should tell you the officers all survived. the couple did not. despite being armed with thousands of rounds. lauren lyster has the latest from san bernardino. lauren, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, kendis and reena. we're learning more about the victims of the deadly mass shooting and more about the two suspects killed in a shootout with police. authorities are still trying to find a motive. trying to figure out what would drive a young couple with an infant to allegedly carry out
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the sights and sounds of grieving on display in this southern california community. grappling with the loss of 14 lives. as we learn more about the suspects, who abruptly took them in wednesday's shooting rampage. >> they were equipped. they could have continued to do another attack. >> reporter: 12 unexploded bombs described as similar to this one featured in an al qaeda publication found in the young couple's home. along with thousands of rounds of ammunition. one neighbor said his wife had become suspicious. >> she had noticed they had been i guess receiving packages. quite a few packages within a short amount of time. and that they were actually garage. >> reporter: the fbi is now treating the investigation of syed farook and his pakistani-born wife, tashfeen malik as a potential case of terrorism. undisputed is the tragedy facing the families of those killed. their names all confirmed by the
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daniel kaufman. having one less person like him. >> reporter: michael wetzel's family is dealing with the loss of a father, husband, and breadwinner. six kids have lost their father. >> reporter: jennifer thalasinos now clings to her last embrace >> i got an extra hug and a kiss before he left. so i'm just holding on to that. investigation, authorities tell abc news they're looking for connections between farook and at least two individuals here in the u.s. who may have been involved in radicalizing him or planning the attack. but again. the fbi says it's too early to call this an act of terrorism. kendis and reena? >> lauren, do we know, beforehand, was farook on any of the authorities' radar at all? >> reporter: so as of the latest they were not.
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farook was not on the radar or under investigation by authorities prior to this shooting. >> okay. lauren lyster, live in san bernardino. thank you for that report. and those who made it out alive are recalling the horror. including a co-worker who shared a cubicle with the gunman for years. >> yeah, we're talking about patrick bacari. he had been sitting at the same table as farook but noticed he wasn't there when they took the annual holiday photo. bacari was in the men's aps's restroom as the shots rang out. he took cover as blast of shrapnel shot through the paper towel holder and hit him in the face. >> so i announced to the other people in the restroom. we're under attack. get on the floor. the one beside me, i told him to get down on the floor. we put our feet against the door to inhibit anybody from entering the restroom. >> bacari and farook were both environmental inspectors for the county health department. he said he considered him a friend. and that shooting rampage
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who grew up in san bernardino. >> new york giants safety nat berhe tweeted, i just got word that 14 killed yesterday. he identified his cousin as isaac amanios, the oldest of the victims at 60. he was a supervisor at the county health department. >> so many people feeling the impact of this. stay with abc news for the very latest on the shoot lg. later on, a live report from we'll get the reaction from the presidential candidates. exactly three weeks after the paris terror attacks, the cafe that was targeted has now been reopened. morning. five people were killed there during last month's attacks. since then, the cafe had become a memorial. piled high with flowers and candles. an onlooker summed up the mood life as it was before. well, the u.s. marines are now looking for a few good women. so is the army, navy, and air force.
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all military jobs to women. including combat roles. about 10% of military jobs remain closed to women. the new policy begins next month and full implementation is set for april. that is such a big and important moment. >> it's a huge moment there for the u.s. military. long overdue. president obama doing his part to light up the night in d.c. the president, along with the rest of the first family, out behind the white house, to do this. lighting the national christmas tree. a 78-foot norway spruce donated by a family in new york state. >> this never gets old. among the folks there, actress reese witherspoon and miss piggy, who actually got a kiss from president obama. >> oh, scandalous. all right. >> looked like a fun time. it's official. the nfl announcing who will be performing at the super bowl halftime show. and breaking overnight, former stone temple pilots frontman scott weiland found dead. details just coming in. plus, caught on camera. drivers in luxury cars in a road
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a virgin america flight trying to leave seattle delayed after a baggage loading machine caught fire just under the wing of the jet. fire crews put it out quickly. no injuries or damage reported. the flight took off as scheduled. it's unclear how that fire started. colorado springs today mourns a hero of another armed attack. university police officer garrett swasey and two others were killed in the shooting at the planned parenthood clinic one week ago. the governor, mayor, and other leaders will attend the funeral following a procession through the city. u.s. prosecutors have unsealed a second indictment
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that indictment came as fbi agents raided the offices of a this is in miami. it's believed that firm agreed officials. in exchange for broadcast rights. the indictment charges 16 men with corruption including several members of the world soccer governing body fifa. u.s. financial markets open further in the red. ahead of today's job report. the dow jones industrial average and s&p 500 are at their lowest point this year. after the biggest loss in two months yesterday. the dow fell 252 points. nasdaq off 86. standard & poors gave up 30 points. it's because of disappointment in the european n ntral bank. for those of you too lazy to spread your own schmear. then starbucks has a new menu item. they're called bagel balls. treats prestuffed with plain, veggie, or maple cream cheese. for now, only available in new york, philly, and indianapolis. i'm told has enough sugar for one hershey's bar. >> the equivalent of. but light on the calories.
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all right. when we come back, the gun debate reignited after the shooting in san bernardino. plus, reaction from the candidates. we're live in washington. and thursday thriller. aaron rodgers, an amazing hail mary at the end of last night's game. we have the highlights and that wild, wild finish.e same hands. same eyes. same laugh. and since she's had moderate alzheimer's disease, i've discovered we have the same fighting spirit, too. that's why i asked her doctor about new once-a-day namzaric . vo: new namzaric is approved for moderate to severe alzheimer's disease in patients who are currently taking, and can continue to take certain doses of both namenda and donepezil. new namzaric is the first and only treatment to combine 2 proven alzheimer's medicines into a single once-a-day capsule that works 2 ways to fight the symptoms of moderate to severe alzheimer's disease. once-a-day namzaric may improve cognition and overall function and may slow the worsening of symptoms for a while.
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star wars: theheorce awakens. this film is not yet rated. only in theaters. welcome back. not such a good morning in the
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as you can tell from the radar. you can expect rain, snow, and strong winds from seattle to northern california. locally, some winds could gust over 60 miles per hour. >> obviously, that storm system will make for wet and slippery roads there in the northwest. that's about it for the rest of the country. except for florida, where they'll have some rain as well. >> and if you're flying, miami really the only airport where weather delays are possible. recapping our top story. all 14 people killed in the san bernardino shooting rampage have been identified. >> a vigil was held last night. to remember the mothers, fathers, sons, daughters, whose lives were cut short. we're learning more about the husband and wife behind this massacre. police say syed farook and tashfeen malik had more than 6,000 rounds of ammunition and 12 pipe bombs. >> the fbi is investigating this massacre as a potential act of terrorism. one intelligence source says farook had been in contact with isismic extremists on social
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the massacre is calling new attention to the ongoing gridlock over gun safety leg legislation in washington, d.c. accusing each other of using the means. megan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, reena and kendis. history certainly repeating itself. some of the exact same things, almost word for word, as they did after previous shootings. they're still facing a republican-dominated congress. and americans are reacting the same way, too. gun store owners s sales are bofming. just as they were in 2012 after sandy hook. indiana mom kelly robinson bought herself a second firearm. >> i'm a widow with a severely autistic child who i will protect with my last breath. >> reporter: according to the fbi, more americans had gun background checks last friday than any day on record. that was the same day that a
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planned parenthood clinic in colorado. >> people are scared. >> reporter: history is also repeating itself in congress. by three votes, the senate failed to pass gun control legislation that would apply background checks to purchase at gun shows and online. >> the motion is not agreed to. >> reporter: and by an even greater margin, the senate voted down an amendment that would keep anyone onn the fbi's terror watch list from walking into a store and purchasing guns. >> just because it's not an easy problem to solve doesn't mean we should not do everything that we can. >> i think the left often pivots to gun laws. it's never been shown that these gun laws are effective. >> reporter: republican front runner donald trump is not shy talking about his post-shooting bump in the polls. >> every single time there's a tragedy, my poll numbers go up. because they feel that i am going to take care of them. they feel they want strength. >> reporter: trump making it clear he believes the shooting is likely connected to terrorism. >> is this radical islamic terrorism? tell me.
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you tell me. it looks like it to me. you look at the names. you lock at what's happened. you tell me. >> reporter: a white house official tells abc news that the obama administration is considering possible executive action to tighten gun laws. reena? kendis? >> and that controvevey will cocoinue. megan hughes, live i i washington. thank you. tbibutes being posted online this morning for rock singer scott weiland. the former lead singer of the stone temple pilots. one of the most successful bands of the '90s. weiland had a long history of substance abuse. he died in his sleep. and was found last night in minnesota shortly before a show was scheduled to start. scott weiland was just 48 years old. moving now to a shocking case of road rage that's left a miami man with a b blet in his chcht. and it was all caught on camera. the driver gets out of his car and approaches a mercedes at the stoplight. when the light turns green. look at all this. you can see the mercedes driver
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the other man in the chest. the bullet barely missed his lungs. but he's okay. and police are on the hunt right now for the driver of that mercedes. >> incredible. now, some sports. the latest example of the game's not over until the game is over. >> unless you're a detroit or browns fan. the highlights from our guys at espn. >> he's stan. i'm neil. this is a new jacket. a new tie. i feel excited. and then the games were so exciting, too. so the dress went with the highlights. >> looking sharp there. lions, almost the same color blue there. >> you know what they call that? honolulu blue. that's what they call that. >> you know what they call this? a hail mary. aaron rodgers to richard rodgers. 61 yards f f a touchdown on an untimed down that came after a face mask penalton the final play of the game. aloha >> richard rodgers pulling it down. aaron rodgers saying he never had thrown a hail mary that worked in his career, at any
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he got that one. the packers get the win to get to 8-4 on the season. until we meet again kentucky-ucla met last year. kentucky absolutely ran the bruins out of the gym in chicago. guess what happened thursday? prince ali and steve alford's boys channeled some john wooden magic. hope bill was watching. that's some great production there on that. this is a huge upset. ucla was 4-3. kentucky was unbeaten. no more. no more. good win for the pac-12. >> love that dunk by prince ali. that was something. >> i love this tie. >> yeah. back to you. >> i know detroit's been bankrupt, but they got robbed last night. >> oh! >> the last six seconds. seriously? >> you're still upset about that one. >> such great game. a great ending. up next, in "the pulse."
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the big band picked for the big game. >and one woman taking the christmas spirit to new heights with thousands of decorations. if you struggle with type 2 diabetes, you're certainly not alone. fortunately, many have found a different kind of medicine that lowers blood sugar. imagine what it would be like to love your numbers. discover once-daily invokana . it's'she #1 prescribed the newest class of medicines that work with the kidneys to lower a1c. invokana is used along with diet and exercise to significantly lower blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes. it's a once-daily pill that works around the clock. here's how: the kidneys allow sugar to be absorbed back into the body. invokana reduces the amount of sugar allowed back in and sends some sugar out
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for the big show. already they're doing this, expressing thrill and excitement. the manager adds there will be a special guest. but doesn't say who. >> who do you think this is? >> i saw on the twitter-sphere, jay z possibly. >> okay. that would be nice. >> but you would think they would need a female. so? >> madadna? >> rihanna. >> adele? >> no, that would beoo british. >> why not? we like the brits. next up, pamela anderson doing her part at the end of an era for "playboy." she's appeared on the magazine's cover more times than any other celebrity. >> so it's only natural -- the only thing natural -- that she would be the last person to pose nude in "plalaoy." the new nsh will be her 14th appearance since 1989. >> the 48-year-old checked with her teenage sons before agreeing to the spread. since they've been teased about their mom in the past. she says they%both encouraged her to do it.
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especially in this era of social media bullying. and a grandma in wales just into new heights. >> did she overdo it? i don't know. sylvia pope is the proud owner of over 2500 christmas ornaments. but she doesn't put them on her tree. she puts them on the ceiling of her living room. >> how do you think she hangs them up there? >> i think with a little tack. there you see. >> a littltack, a little string. pope is 73 years old. she's quite a collector. over the past three years, she's picked up nearly 800 ornaments. next week, she's planning a trip to prague to shop for more. as one does. you go to prague for christmas ornaments.
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a sign of moving on this morning in paris. the cafe attacked by gunmen three weeks ago opened again for business. five people were killed there during last month's terror attacks. a sign of progress in the army. they have four months -- in the military, they have four months to fully integrate women into all roles, including combat. nse secretary ash carter says the changes begin in a month. taking a look at today's weather, a few owers or snow in the west. windy and unseasonably warm in the upper midwest and great lakes. heavy rain in south florida. a bit cool in new england. finally from us, comedy is tricky at a time like this. in t face of this tragedy. >> but, the late-night comics did their best to keep us smiling during this difficult week. it's important to smile. here now, your "friday funnies." >> president obama and his family lit up the national christmas tree. it's the 93rd annual lighting of the christmas tree. the tree stands on the grounds through the new year.
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chop it up, harvest the needles and bark to feed her family throughout the winter. >> forecasters say el nino california. [ cheers and applause ] yeah. yeah. meanwhile, donald trump said if elected president, he won't let el nino into the country. >> how about we do this with cnn. i wowot do the debate unlele they pay me $5 million, all of warriors or go to vets. >> he's treating the republican primary like it's an entertainment show he's the star of. which, let's be honest, is kind of exactly what it is. >> cnn laughed it off saying, we don't have $5 million. [ laughter ] cnn was like, fine, we'll let jeb bush talk for two hours. oh, my gosh, where do we send the check? all right. all right. hold on. hold on. somebody get the money. the '80s rock band twisted sister says donald trump can use their song "we're not gonna take it." >> you can tell trump is excited about that.
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>> so, under president trump, here's what would happen. >> looks good. looks good. >> meanwhile, ben carson has not heard back from motley crue regarding "dr. feelgood." >> lindsey graham is running for president.t. why, i ion't know. he's polling at less than 1%. but he's forging ahead. this morning, he spoke at the republican jewish coalition forum. >> you know how you win this election? you don't loset. [ applause ] >> whoa. >> even his body wants him to drop out of the race. >> he walked off the stage like a drop the mike moment and then tripped. that's what's making news in america this morning. >> stay with us. "good morning g erica" coming up. have a great friday. making news in america this morning -- california rampage. uncovering the suspects' past. inside their home.
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