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security as the government warns isis fighters with fake documents may have traveled to e u.s. political boost. donald trump's surging popularity. the poll numbers coming in since he calledor a ban on muslims entering the u.s. new this half hour, a consumer alert to airline travelers. >> the new study about when you should not buy airline tickets. new analysis by industry insiders could save you money right now. >> and later in "the skinny,"" a surprise performance. it turned outo be a duet with her d dghter and veryy touching tribute as you can hear, touching tribute after the terror attacks. it is friday, december 11th. >> announcer: from abc, this is "world news now." good morning, everyone. we want two actually start with
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being used by isis. not a gun and it's not a bomb. >> we're talking about fake passportsslready being used by the terror group to move people across borders. authorities in the u.s. have been told to watch out as abc brian ross reports. american authorities are warning the terror group may have infiltrated followers into this country with authentic looking passports it printed itself, almost impossible to detete. >> if isis h h been able to acquire legitimate passports or machines that create legitimate passports, this would represent a major security risk to the united states. >> reporter: >> reporter: authorities say, as isis swept through major syrian cities last year, it was able to seize government passport printing machines of a kind used by major governments around the world. a homeland security investigations bulletin sent to law enforcement in the last week
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examples of suspect passports and said isis may have boxes full of blank passports. the bulletin warned that "individuals from syria with passports issued in these isis control odd cities or who had passport blanks, may have traveled to the u.s." >> the intelligence community is concerned that they have the ability -- the capability -- to manufacture fraudulent passports, which is a concern in any setting. >> reporter: several of the fraudulent passports have already been discovered in europe. most nototly, in the paris attacks, when authorities said one of the suicide bombers used this forged syrian passport to come to europe as a refugee. anyone traveling to the u.s. on a syrian passport would still need to get a u.s. visa. and now u.s. authorities are going back through immigration records to see if anyone did, in fact, use one of those counterfeit passports to come here. brian ross, abc news, n n york.
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the world off fake passports, the word com amid the investigation of last week's california rampage. the la times reporting work done on digital equipment found at the home of syed farook and his wife shows they were planning an even larger attack on a location with more people. fbi divers will be back in a small lake near the attack site today searching for evidence in connection with the attacks. in the meantime, the first of the san bernardino scrims has been laid to rest. mourners turned out in covin nab, california, to remember 27-year-old yvette velasco, among the youngest killed. on the day she was gunned down, she was set to receive a gold badge recognizing her as a san bernardino county health inspector. there's a chilling link between last month's paris attacks and the u.s. a serbian arms factory says one of the guns linked to the isismic extremists wasas exporord
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it's not known how the gun made its way back to europe. connecticut is acting on president obama's suggestion on gun control. the governor will block the sale of firearms to anyone on the federal no fly list. the u.s. said it rejected a similar ban last week. connecticut, already has some of the nation's strictest gun control laws after the sandy hook zoo shootings three years ago. >> so donald trump he is seeeeg hiss support surging again despite the uproar over his plan to close off the u.s. to muslims from overseas, the newest one shows him up 13 points since october. he's up to 35%. ted cruz is second with 16%, ben carson now third with 13. bush there you can see trailing on 3. it is your voice, your vote. abc's kenneth moton has more. >> reporter: donald trump defiant, polarizing, seemingly unstoppable be.
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of muslims entering the united states. >> reporter: since that coroversial monday declaration, it has been quite a week for trump. global backlash from critics but applause from his supporters. a new cbs "new york times" poll taken before he announced his stance shows the republican climbed 13 points since october to 35%. >> he's not going to be the nominee. i'm pretty conondent of that. >> reporter: "the new york times" r rorts another trump rival ted cruz told donors he has doubtses about trump's fitness to be president. >> who understands the threats we face? who am i comfortable having their finger on the button? >> reporter: he later called the story misleading. the national newspaper in the united arab em rates reported the billionaire's name has been removed from developments. his billboards gone. he canceled a visit tosrael to speaking with benjamin netanyahu. >> trump would only say he called off his trip to the
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different reasons and plans to reschedule with netanyahu after he becomes president. >> kenneth, thank you so much. you can add hover boards to the list of items most banned from most commercial places. the popularlized motor scooters are not allowed on flights in checked in or carry on luggage. the concern is still the lithium batteries can catch fire. if you haven't already bought your holiday travel plane ticket, do not do it today. the airline industryp and nises of the industry say tickets bought on fridays are generally about 13% higher than those purchased on sundays. they recommend shooping on saturdays and suns while tuesdays are the most inexpensive weekday. know what they alsosay? don't buy your trips too early? for tripsrom new york to the caribbean, the cheapest trip to buy was 77 day in advance.
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>> that must imply that people typically buy their tickets way before that. >> i this i most oamerica are better prepared than we are. >> i buy my tickets the day before. >> i believe that. >> i'm so disorganized. >> i feel like in the news you never know what you're doing. you could be gone somewhere. >> i'd love to put it down to o the news. it's just down to disorganization. >> i was trying to give you a way out. >> i normally decide two days before i'm going and then i get a ticket. >> if you want to talk about disorganization, these are his scripts over here. >> that also tells you something about the chaos inside my head. >> lel me say this to the dear viewers of "world news now." i've just launched an instagam account only for viewers of "world news now." go to twitter account, launched it tonight. the opening pitch of the premier picture is reena in rollers siing at the desk rehebrsing about an hour before the show starts. >> without any makeup.
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>> it's a little frightening. >> it's only got four lights. is that a lot? >> that's all i got was four likes? >> i guess they prefer me with makeup on. it's for you. and we're going to take you behind the scenes. if you want to post a mesesge on there, it's richard letter p, meat. that's a p. camera. what would you like to see? what would you like to see from bend the scenes of "world news now"? would you like to meet some of the esteemed team? would you like to meet the gentleman who heckles and makes no sense? would you like to see the picture of the salad that mysteriously turns up at 5:00 in the morning. >> i could introduce you to the sweepstakes for the ultimate starbucks. five win ares will be chosen in the starbucks for life drawing entitled to a free drink and foot item pre day for 30 years.p other prizes include starbucks
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more than 500 bottles of counterfeit wine were crushed at an austin, texas, recycling center. it was a final chapter of a 2-year-old fraud case involving a man convicted of making cheap wine, then putting expensive labels on the bottles. the glass will be repurposed and the wine will become compost. >> okay. a consumer alert about a major tea. sweet leaf is recalling 1.5 million bottles of tea. fragments of glass could be in those bottles. it covers six flavors of tea sold in 16 ounce bottles. the tea should be returned to stores for a refund. >> americans toss more than 160 billion dollars worth of food every year. thanks mostly to the expiration dates on the products.
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do those dates accurately measure when the food's gone truly bad? abc's mara schiavocampo explains. it's an argument that goes on in a lot of households in america. mill? mick cag wants to toss it. >> this is three days past. >> reporter: but her boyfriend matt peterson says not so fast. >> no. smells good. >> reporter: so goes a common argument for this couple about food expiration dates. matt often ignores the dates on food relyingng instead on a sniff test orr anaste test. >> it's disgusting. >> reporter: but she believes not sticking to the package date could make her sick. >> there's usually a little bit of a debate and i'll be guarding the garbage pail while she tries to get past me. >> i'll throw it away when he's not around basically. not alone. in one study of attitudes towards the date, 47% of women check the dates compared to just
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>> generally speaking, women are more cautious when it comes to taking risks with expired food because women are the managers of the family. >> reporter: there are common labels on everything from milk to eggs to canned goods. words like best by, use by, enjoy by and sell by. but what do they actually mean. they don't mean anything. >> reporter: that's right. hansen says these are not expiration dates. >> what most people think it means is that the food is bad after that date. >> reporter: thanks in part to this confusion, an estimated $160 billion worth of food goes to waste every year. remember, the dates are often set by the manufacturer to indicate when food is at its best. defining when it's really good, not when it's gone bad.
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a reminder how beautiful that song is. and the world will live as one >> madonna in paris. >> and her son david by her side. >> here's another video. this is michelle obama, and this is a rap she's put together with one of the castembers from snl. it's to encourage people to go to college. so she raps in this at the white house. this won't move you as much as the last video. >> make it tomorrow and everyone can really make their dream true, hey kid listen in in michigan, that could be you. >> so yesterday, we saw michele dancing to uptown funk. and it was sensationally good. i'm not sure this is quite the same standard. but the irony being this is to get people to go to college. it looks a bit like a school project. >> kudos to michelle obama because she's got kids in high school. hope i'm as cool as her when i have kids in high school.
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know, put her dignity on the line or like make fun of herself. i think that's awesome. >> after the way she danced in that vid video yesterday, she dances to -- was sensationally good. she's got a career after the white house. >> i thinknk you're right. >ancy grace, you know nancy grace? she's well-known as a big legal expert. we sometimes hear from her on gma. they built a new house in georgia. it's a rustic dream home in georgia. look at this. chock full of a lot of different things. this is one of the rooms. i liking that little curved window. she's got twins. 8-year-old twins lucy and john. and oh, look at this bathroom. how swanky. this is where you escape to get awayayrom it all. but they've got -- look at, this is the kitchen area. >> that's impressive. hang on. >> and then. >> that's good. >> is that awesome? it's a slide that takes you down to the basement. this is like every child's dream.
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look at the toilet. toilet. is it not? >> so beautiful. >> we've got to thank the daily maile for these incredible images. i want that toilet in my home. >> shia labeouf the actor is liverpool, england. him. aall center in an art gallery. he sits there. i think a few days. he sits there for eight hours with two other people. one person said they've been inundated with calls. one person got through. as he got through, they lost the signal. >> he had this big thing of showing allllis m mies in a theater in new york. >> he must have skipped indiana jones.
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richard, what a week it has been for you to join us. >> it really has been an astonishing week in news. growowg fears of terrorism, donald trtrp's proposed ban on muslims, an a couple of headlines. i love reviews of the week. it's almost about making things history. it's a great thing. so it's been a remarkable week and here is a look back at it in our "friday rewind." >> i know that after so much war, many americans are asking whether we are confronted by a cancer that has no immediate cure. well, here's what i want you to know. the threat from the terrorism is real. but we will overcome it. >> our investigation to date indicates that they were actually radicalized before they started courting or dating each other online. >> donald j. trump is calling
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shutdown of muslims, our country cannot be the victim of horrendous attacks by people that believe only in jihad. they have no respect for human fe. >> this whole notion that somehow we can just say no more muslims just ban a whole religion goes against everything we stand for and believe in. >> you know how you make america great again? tell donald trump to go to hell. >> to my understanding that they have banned 84 pictures from entering the uk. will the government lead by example in considering making mr. donald trump number 85? >> first this board should move it on the to fire the killer of kia body and this board should move to fire every officer associated with the murder of laquan mcdonald. >> i take responsibility for what happened because it happened on my watch. and i'm sorry.
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at all so i have good news. >> so a lot of people prayed for me and i appreciate that. >> these are our brothers, our fellow troubadours, they were robbed of tir stage three weeks ago and we would like to offer them ours tonight. >> i cannot hear you. is everybody here having a good time? >> what a week. lots of things percolating over there. >> truly remarkable week. don't miss our updates onwnnfans.com. >> coming up, more news from abc. >> announcer: this is abc's
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insomniacs for t t decades. good morning. i'm richard bacon. >> i'm reena ninan. here are some of the top headlines we're following there
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flooding, mud slides power outages, tornadoes, the pacific northwest has it all after four days of severe storms. transportation is a meses and state of emergency has been declared in 13 oregogo counties. full coverage in a moment. there's a florida connected to the paris terror attacks. one of the guns used was sold by its manufacturer to an online firearms dealer 2 1/2 years ago. there's no word yet on how it ended up back in europe. >> donald trump headlines a rally in iowa tonight with his poll numbers surging. the newest poll shows trump out in front of the republican field by 19 percentage points. part of that survey was done after he unveiled his plan to u.s. >> so far from front. investigators are leading toward operator error as the cause of the commuter train leaving a suburban boston station witho a driver. the 50r so people on board were not hurt. those are some of our top
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the 11th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. we begin this half lawyerith northwest. >> the latest a tornado near vancouver, washington, that damaged dozens of homes. abc's neal karlinksky has more problems. >> reporter: a dramatic scene caught on video in battleground, washington. >> wow! >> reporter: a possible small tornado or microburst, ripping no reported injuries, and only isolated damage, but it is the latest punch from a wild week of weather here. nearby, just north of portland, when a landslide, even huge boulders came down on the highway. it was going to be this bad. seattle, roads are buckling under the strain of too much water. there have been sinkholes.
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a woman trapped under a falling tree, and another who drowned driving through floodwaters. while the water has now begun to recede, falling trees are a concern. this is what they're so worried about here. the groundd is just so wet and satututed. you can see the way this tree absolutely peeled back in the wind and rain. this one actually landed on top of a car that's parked over there, david. neal karlinksky, abc news, seattle. >> the next round of storms is moving into the northwest. >> bringing downpours to coastal areas and heavy snow in the mountains. coverage continues with justin povick. >> good morning to you, as well. we do have some winter somewhere this morning across the country. that's's out west. and here t t snono are falling at a very heavy clip call the way from the washington cascades into the sierra. travel will be impacted along interstate 80.
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we could see one to two feet of done. out east, it feels more like like late september, early to mid-october. high pressure continues to strengthen. we are going to be concerned about flash flooding later on this weekend along with severe weather mostly over texas and into louisiana and arkansas. reena and richard, back to you. >> thanks so much, justin. and turning to the latest from the investigation of last week's rampage in california. "the l.a. times" reporting that syed farook and his wife tashfeen malik were plotting an even larger attack on a location with more people. fbi divers you see there are expected to be back in a lake near the site of the massacre today continuing their search fofo evidence. >> we didave a lead that indicated that the subjects came into this area. >>ew details about the friend of syed farook who authorities say bought the rifles used in the rampage. enrique marquez is still being
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he's not yet been arrested. family members say they never knew he converted to islam or that he got married. >> interesting. a big scare in the heart of silicon valley after a suspicious substance appeared at the office of a muslim civil rights group. the council on american islamic releases in santa clara was evacuated after receiving an envelope containing white powder with the word infidel written on the front. a similar incident also prompted evacuations at the group's headquarters in washington. authorities across the u.s. have been told to be on the lookout for counterfeit passports being used to enter the u.s. authorities say as isis was sweeping through syrian cities last year, it seize the passpspt printing machines.. a homeland security bulletin sent to law enforcement last week shows examples of suspect passports. almost impossible to detect. >> the intelligence community is concerned that they have the
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manufacture fraudulent passports which is a concern in any setting. >> several fraudulent passports have been discovered in europe. authorities say one of the pair of suicide bombers used a forged passport to come intnt europe as a refugee. >> another twist in t ttststy. the pentatan is reporting a new victory in the war against isis. the u.s. military says three top isis leaders have been killed in iraq. taken down in separate collision air strikes late last month. the pentagon says air strikes over the past week have killed about 350 isis fighters. in the iraqi city of ramadi. possibly half of the city's fighters. a worldwide center to diplomacy and finance is on high alert after likely attack to similar onenein paris. with more, here's abc's alex marquardt. >> reporter: swiss police on the streets of geneva today, their numbers visibly beefed up to prevent what ty called a terrorist event. they're looking for at least
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their photo tweeted by belgian media, whom officials say were planning a specific attack in geneva. sources told abc news the tip came from the cia. both swiss and international authorities are now involved in the manhunt. the alert level here has been raised. the american embassy in switzerland has warned citizens to be vigilant. a meeting with u.s. and russian officials on syria had been planned for friday, and will likely go ahead, but in a different location, and with counterterror measures in place. top geneva officials said switzerland is no more secure than any other country. geneva. >> breaking news out of mcfar land, california. firefighters confirm a medical bakersfield. all four on board were killed. the pilot a flight nurse, paramedic and a patient flying bakersfield hospital. there were reports of dense fog.
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officer could spend the rest of his life behind bars. a day after his 29th birth day. daniel holtzclaw was convicted of raping and sexually abusing eight woman. he sobbed as you can see there as the verdict was read. holtzclaw will be sentenced next month. one of america's top military colleges is facing another scandal. at least eight cadets at the citadel in south carolina have been suspended pending an investigation after images popped up on facebook showing them dressed in all white with pillow cases over hair heads. they told administrators they were portraying ghosts of christmas past and singing christmas carrolls. >> the federal government is giving state and local authorities more say in education thanks to the white house. president obama yesterday signed a sweeping rewrite of the often criticized "no child left behind" law. local groups now have more say in how to fix underperforming schools.
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a day after yahoo!'s board rejected a failed strategy by the ceo to turn the company around, maier had a happier personal announcement. she's given birth to identical twins. she and husband zachary already have a 3-year-old son. she's taking only two weeks of maternity leave. sparking debate among some parents who say she's setting a bad example for other working mothers. yahoo! offer up to four months of maternity leave. >> didn't she only take two weeks? >> you know, when she got into this job and she was pregnant with her daughter and -- excuse me, her son and people were kind of focused she went back to work too soon. it's up to every mom. i remember, richard, i started at abc and didn't tell them because it was very early on in my pregnancy when i started. you don't want to tell people when it's that early. i came back in a matter of weeks after, too. >> it's impressive.
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you've got do what you've got to do. >> w(en i hadykids, i took loads of time off. >> you didn't hesitate. you wanted to be a hands-on dad. that was nothing about vacation time. >> i'd love to have had twins. >> we were talking about this, how lana zak has twins. we're saying how she's so capable at handling her twins. you and i would probably be a disaster if we had twins. there's a reason some people are blessed with twins. >> the idea is exciting. martin zuker berg also just had a baby. >> he's taking two months. >> she's going back to it more quickly. >> move on to a christmas story. richard's part of the world. jolly old england. it's a story decades in the making. > yeah, that christmas wish list was found by a workman while they were taking down a chimney. it was written bill someone named david moore more than 600 years ago.
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if on facebook and the paper picked up the local story. a reunion is planned to reunite david with his old wish list. >> i like stories like that. reaching back through history when you see something like that. >> what's on your christmas wish list? >> very good question. i think had i i'll think about that and give you a proper answer a little bit later >> i just want a nice bathrobe. >> from a financial collapse to a sea adventure. the reviews are in for two big movies in the insomniac"insomniac theater" theater". >> also ahead the new app that lets students p anonymous messages on web. what parents need to know. >> and the so would held captive for years in afghanistan. bowe bergdahl is sharing new secrets. you're watching "world news now." innocence "world news now"
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turning heads in youngstown, ohio. a car nearly almost vertical against a telephone pole. >> how did it happen. >> amber johnson says she was driving down the street, turned around just for a second to give her 2-year-old a snack, a lot of us do that and ended up driving her car up a guy wire. she and her child thankfully not injured but it took two tow trucks to get the car down. >> and really hard to figure out how that happened. >> tell the kids you got to wait till the red light if you want a snack. >> maybe a tire hit the post and then it drove up. i don't know. gripping. reality tv star kristin cavallari is mourning the death of her older brother michael. his body was found in utah u nearly two weeks after his car found abandoned. medical examiners say it could take two months before they know the cause of his death. his sister sent out a tweet saying my heart is in a million pieces. >> we were hoping for such a better outcome for that story. we really were.
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the for the first time we're hearing what happened to bowe bergdahl in afghanistan. >> the soldier opening up about the moment he walked away from his below american troops and into the hands of the taliban. here's abc's ryan owens. >> this >> reporter: this heart-pounding video shows an american soldier blinking in the sun, as he's finally brought out of the darkness after five years of captivity in afghanistan. sergeant bowe bergdahl's explanation. >> good grief, i'm in over my head. >> reporter: bergdahl's account comes from phone conversations with this screenwriter, released today as part of the second season of the podcast "serial." bergdahl walked away from his fellow soldiers and right into the hands of the taliban. the young man from idaho claims he did it to draw attention to bad leadership in the army. >> all i was seeing was basically leadership failure to the point that the lives of the guys standing next to me were literally in danger. >> reporter: fellow soldiers
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and they likely won't be reason for leaving. the movie action hero jason bourne. >> so, i had this fantastic idea that i was going to prove to the world that, you know, i was the real thing. >> reporter: the army still deciding if he should face a court-martial or if five years in the hands of the taliban was punishment enough. ryan owens, abc news, dallas. thank you, ryan. the first series of the podcast serial is not just the best podcast i've ever heard. it's some of the best story telling of any sort on television, film, that i've ever encountered. >> people love "serial." >> i have the first episode of that to listen to. we should talk about it more next week. follow "serial." >> it's just called "serial," not cereal like breakfast cereal. >> you will thank me.
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may be doing without your knowledge. >> oh. the new app that lets kids send messages under a veil of secrecy. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.meatball on white! next! you want mustard on that or not! come on, come on. i haven't got all day here! it doesn't come with peppers! they're extra! hurry up.pay the lady! next! the chicken's fresh. i killed it myself. so that's what you want? next! while we're still young! you know you told me you wanted mustard. get outta here! time's up! hey. excuse me. what! great sandwich. thanks. you didn't have to be so nice get outta here.
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we're back now with the new app being used by teens it's causing concern among many parents once they find out about it. >> it's called after school.
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anonymously as mary bruce in washington has been finding out. >> reporter: it's a hi-tech outlet for teenage expression. a hot new app called after school. being used by millions of high schoolers across the country to anonymously express their feelings. but this morning, many are wondering if the app is a safe space for sharing or a danger zone for anonymous threats. here's how it works. someone creates a message board for an entire school where students can comment or post images. to gain access, the app which is free verifies through facebook that a student in fact goes to that school and lets them post without using their names. no parents or adults are allowed. >> no adults are allowed to be there at all breaks one of my first rules for parents which is you should be where your kids are online. >> reporter: tenth grader tucker ellison says he sees more negative than positive. >> everything's anonymous. they almost feel welcome to post inappropriate content.
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thinks the app needs to go. >> once in awhile, you'll see a positive post. but for the most part, it's kids hiding behind that screen. and bullying. >> reporter: the app has even been used to make violent threats. one school in kansas recently went into lockdown after one person wrote i hope all students are ready to die today. the app's moderators alerting the district and police before banning the poster. and in michigan, a 17-year-old posted i'd rather take my ar-15 to school and practice on my classmates than to the gun range. that student pleaded guilty to making a terrorist threat. the app's co-founders say they're taking action. >> we're committed to parents and schools because we're all on the same team and we've made it our goal to become the safest and positive environment. >> reporter: the app says they've added content filters,
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inappropriate posts. and if users seem distressed the app asks if they want to talk to problems. mary bruce, abc news, >> mary, thank you. talking of apps, i set up an instagram account to take you behind the scenes of "d news now." richard letter p bacon, p in the middle, there is reena drinking a cup of coffee on set an hour before transmission with rollers in her hair. ten minutes before, she was asleep in a makeup chair. next to her is the man who heckles. >> the commish. >> there he is. >> yes. >> looking unhappy. >> he looks very happy snapping that photo of him while he's working. my friend said the wisest thing. instagram is better than twitter because you write about what you
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two movies opening today. >> first up "in the heart of the sea," stars chris hemsworth as the first mate. the event served as the inspiration for the novel moby dick but the book only told half the story as the crew battles for survival against the elements and their formidable foe. >> as i live and breathe, he's mine. slug >> and whack. it looks like the film is riding rough seas itself. david stratton of the australian calls it a turgid slog rather than a stirring adventure.
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herald is kinder saying as adventure, it's fair to average. not a ringing endorsement. >> next up a movie that pulled in a handful of golden globe nominations. the story is based on a leadup to the global financial crisis and the burst of the housing bubble following investors who predictal economic collapse crying wolf. christian bale, ryan gosling, and steve carroll. >> i love my job. >> you hate your job. >> i love my job. >> you're policerable. >> i love my job. i love my job, honey. >> mark. >> cynthia, i'm okay. i really am. hey, hey, no, no, my cab. that's my cab. that's my cab. that is my cab. >> i'll call you you later. >> and guess what, carroll earned himself a best actor golden globe nomination along
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it is nominated in the comedy category. you just saw it and you said it did a good job explaining the 2008 financial crisis. >> i went to the cinema on my own which i adore doing. that's point one. point two, yes it breaks the fourth wall. every now and again a character will address the camera because what happens. element. there's one point where a character turns to the camera and says here we're talking obligations. you probably don't know what they are. here's anthony bourdain to explain. but it's a wonderful thing. >> i look forward to watching it.
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us for this morning on "world news now," the terror investigation in california. >> fbi divers search a lake near
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people were killed. did the radicalized couple throw important evidence in the water? >> trump on top. the republican front-runner's surge in popularity after calling for a ban on muslims is a growing fear of terrorism helping him in the polls? >> campus scandal. eight military academy students posing in controversial costumes. look at that, singing a christmas carroll. the disturbing pictures, national outrage and the students in trouble. start spreading the news >> that's right. start spreading the news. a big milestone for frank sinatra fans. our tribute to beloved old blue eyes, his music and his legacy. it's friday, december 11th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." welcome. good morning, good morning.
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it's friday into it is friday. my fifth day here. reena is very tired. >> you're a lot of work. i said you're a lot of work. >> i've exhausted you. >> i'm ready for the weekend. >> i think i did that after day one. here's the thing, reena fell asleep in the makeup chair. >> you did not. >> you did. i've got food poisoning. this ship could go down at any time. >> i was worried you had snapped a photo and was about to surprise me with my mouth wide open and drool coming out. >> that to come. >> no. >> i'm launching today an instagram account of hinds the scenes of this very show. that will be one of them. deal with it. >> no. richard, you would never. you would never. >> but boy, we've got a lot of stuff breaking out of san bernardino. >> yeah, so much as we have every single night this week. we'll begin with the san bernardino attack investigation. "the l.a. times,"" this is interesting, isn't it, reporting
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tashfeen malik were planning an even larger attack on a location with more people. >> the fbi dive team has been searching a lake near the site of last week's attack and we're learning more about the friend of farook who is still being questioned. matt gutman has details. >> reporter: divers dredging the bottom of this pond for possible evidence linked to the terrorist couple, syed farook and tashfeen malik. >> we did have a lead that indicated the subjects came into this area. >> reporter: hoping to salvage perhaps a device with digital data on it. while much of the couple's story remains murky, the portrait of a gunman's friend who authorities say bought the rifles use the in the rampage becoming clearer. enrique marquez may have lived a double life. his family members never knew the former punk rocker converteded to islam or that he
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his wife is one of two sisters who married american men. the other sister is married to farook's brother. federal authorities saying they planned and abandoned a terror plot in 2012. >> there had been some arrests right in their area in southern california. probably by the counter-terrorism people that really caused them to rethink it. >> reporter: those arrests four men everyone riverside, california, the same town they lived in. >> was there any connection between marquez farook and these four terrorists? >> i've heard the same reports. it would be irresponsible of us to not look into any potential connections junior. >> reporter: marquez's family saying it's shocked. >> that is enrique marquez's mother saying how distraught she is. she hasn't heard from her son. >> that's because he's still being questioned by the fbi as an undisclosed location. he is not under arrest.
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time it's possible that the terrorist couple came to this lake, maybe dumping evidence in this water after that shooting rampage but before that chase and shoot-out in which they were killed. matt gutman, abc news, san bernardino. >> thank you so much. a new worry in the fight against isis is the possibility of counterfeit passports being used to enter the u.s. authorities say as isis was sweeping through syrian cities last week, it seized passport printing machines used by major countries around the world. a homeland security of bulletin sent to law enforcement last week shows examples of suspect passports almost impossible to detect. >> if isis has been able to be acquire legitimate passports or machines that create legitimate passports, this would represent a major security risk to the united states. several fraudulent passports have been discovered in europe. authorities say one of the paris suicide bombers used a forged passport to come into europe as a refugee.
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alert this morning. swiss police fanned out across the city yesterday looking for at least four men. sources tell abc news, a tip from the cia said a terror attack was planned. today's talks in geneva on syria between u.s. and russian officials will be held, but at a different location. and now to presidential politics. donald trump gets back on the campaign trail today with a rally in des moines, iowa. despite the up can roar over his plan to ban muslims from entering the u.s.,ize flying high in the polls. the newest one shows him up to 35%. ted cruz a distant second with 13%. it's your voice, your vote. abc's tom llamas covering the >> reporter: , donald trump may be taking heat, but with republican primary voters, he's on the rise. that new national poll shows him leading his closest rival by nearly 20 points, and some of
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muslims coming into the u.s. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu criticizing the muslim ban and trump tweeting he's now postponing his trip to israel, saying he'll go "after i become president of the u.s." >> i didn't want to put him under pressure, number one. i also did it because i'm in the midst of a very powerful campaign that's going very well. >> reporter: but trump could be taking a business hit. his proposed ban leading a developer in dubai to take down a trump billboard advertising a golf course that trump is working on. >> if i lose some businesses overseas, it doesn't have any impact on me whatsoever. what i'm doing right now, bill, is far more important than any single business that i own. >> reporter: there's a new poll out on trump's plan to ban muslims from coming into the u.s. that poll shows that more republicans support the trump plan than oppose it. tom llamas, abc news, new york. this really is the story that keeps on giving, isn't it? the latest poll i saw had 42% of
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voters just overall voters supporting the ban on muslims coming into america. >> "the wall street journal" says 57% of people don't greet with trump's plan to ban all muslims. >> the untold story in the poll we saw just before tom's report is that bush is on 3%. so he's gone down. he spent a lot of money recently on television add verts. this super pac behind him i was reading in "the new york times" today has spent five times as much money on him as the next super pac has spent on the next biggest candidate. and bush was at 5 or 6% before they starred spending that money and they've blown all that money and he's gone down. >> because he had a big war chest for money and we'll have to see how it all unfolds. >> these polls come out and there are so many little stories andnairetives. >> it's hard to tell by the numbers. wait till new hampshire and iowa. so much changes once you get down there.
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boston are focusing on operator error as the cause of a runaway commuter train on thursday morning. the six-car train with about 50 passengers on board left a transit station without a driver and went through four stations without stopping. that driver actually stepped off the train to investigate a signal issue. he's now on administrative leave. >> a fascinating story. let's turn to sports. the nfl's week 14 has started with a second -- got the wrong camera, still learning with a second team clinching a playoff berth. and that's a good start for reena." >> i like how you call it an episode. it's very good. you know i'm an expert at sports. >> i get the joke. >> it's not a joke. last night, it was the vikings visiting the cardinals. arizona up by seven when minnesota's mike wallace capped a long drive with a game-tying touchdown. the cardinals got the ball back and got into field goal range.
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the game-winner going through from 47 yards out. that's big deal. 47 yards out. arizona wins it, 23-20 and guarantees itself a trip to the postseason. what do you think about that? >> is that the whole episode? it's over? is sports with reena finished? >> yeah. >> yeah. >> thankfully. >> coming up. >> thanks. >> so "the mix," stunts on a bicycle that you have to see as a daredevil jumps rooftop to rooftop. >> it's great. singing the praises of frank senate tra and a major milestone for this frail blazing legend. >> first a scandal at a well-known military academy. students posing in controversial costumes. >> be sure to account for us on facebook wnnfans.com and twitter @abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." [coughing] [coughing]
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well, dozens of mengd students staged a die-in at chicago's daley plaza yesterday to call for mayor rahm emanuel's resignation over the city's widening police scandal surrounding the shooting death of a black teenager by a white police officer. it lasted 16 minutes. a state bill introduced that would make it possible to vote a chicago mayor out of office. >> it's powerful and in its
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now the scandal at an elite military college. at least eight cadets at the citadel in south carolina have been suspended. outrage. jim avila has the story. >> reporter: the sid ta del under scrutiny for these images, showing cadets dressed in white with pillowcases over their heads, in a scene some say posted on facebook by a woman who saw a video of the scene and was disturbed by it. the south carolina state military school, founded before the civil war to defend slavery, and still flying the confederate flag on campus. those eight cadets suspended and removed from campus after they were seen dressed all in white. the students told school administrators they were portraying ghosts of christmas past. but the school president, in a statement, called the display "offensive and disturbing." minority students, who make up less than 8% of the studt body, said the cadets in sheets
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>> it's stupid if these college students did not find the optics of that to be disturbing. >> reporter: the school has launched an investigation and further punishment is possible. be. >> ghost of christmtm past like the ku klux klan. that was just a bad idea. >> it was. coming up in our next half hour, couples fighting over food. those sell by dates prompting people to throw out food. do youe to? that debate translating to a battle of the sexes. >> first, a cenenenenen of sinaa, 100 years after his birth. old blue eyes inspiring entertainers to follow in his foot accepts. we will look back at the truly orinal, frank sinatra. that is next on "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. [male narrator] the coast guard protects, defends and saves lives. [male radio operator] coast guard mayday... [narrator] we are the coast guard foundation
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play among the stars. and let me see what spring is like on jupiter and mars. >> the chairman of the board, in other words, one of the greatest entertainers of all time, we are talking about frank sinatra. >> hailed as the most iconic cultural figure of the 20th century. tomorrow he would have turned 100 years old. bruno del gra na doe looks at his influence. bruno, good morning to you. >> reporter: hey, that's right. frank sinatra, one of the truest american icons. and 17 years after his passing, artists are still emulating him and studying his every move. i've been a puppet a paupepe a pipite a popo, a pawnn a a a king >> francis albert sinatra was born in hoboken new jersey and
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hoboken four some eight decades ago. >> you make the whole world smile. >> who speak for the group? i'm frank. how about it. >> reporter: he would become the first teen idol with female fans mesmerized by his presence. the world on a string sitting on a rainbow. >> reporter: he recognized the power of song early on and capitalized on it, making every song his even though they were not written by him but connecting with the essence of a before. fair thee well 1993 he also starred on the silver screen, making his film debut in 1941, becoming the star. >> do you know what this wonderful country is mades of? kind of people. >> reporter: within the next two years, he was landing leading man roles and earn academy awards for best song nominations for his performances.
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>> old blue eyes cool swagger helped launch sinatra mania during the second world war. >> traffic stopping crowds as frank sinatra opens a sensational three-week engagement. >> reporter: he sang to the wives and girlfriends of soldiers fighting erseas. he w w so popular, that he had over 1,000 fan clubs across the u.s. legendry. he signed on to perform at the desert inn in 1951. becoming a vegas institution for three decades. >> who's broad? >> it's my sister. >> reporter: he reached the pinnacle in film with 1951 "from here to eternini." sharing the screeee within burt lancasasr and montgomery clift and winning the academy award for best supporting actor. >> and i'm very moved and i
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>> reporter: we can't forget the rat pack. frank sinatra becoming the head of the pack after humphrey bogart's death in the late '50s. along with dean martin, sammy davis junior and peter lawford, the rat pack defined entertainment and style for generations to come as theyy appeared togetherrn stage and screre. at the height ofof his stardom, sinatra became a true multi -- love me tender, love me sweet, never let me go >> like no one before or since and held court with presidents kennedy and ronald reagan. and always surrounded by beautiful starlets. sinatra recorded from the '30s through the '90s, played out to sold out crowds around the world and was constantly reinventing himself. i ate it up and spit it out >> reporter: old blue eyes was the embodiment of the american dream, a self-made man.
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>> reporter: who with his american can doing attitude conquered the world. and if i can make there >> he was top of the list, king of the hill, a number one. the record shows, i took the blows and did it my way >> regrets, well, he had a few. but he did it his way. and 100 years after his birth, his legacy looms larger than ever. reena and richard, back to you. >> thank you, bruno. he won an oscar for best supporting actor. i didn't know that.
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on a bike wearing a go pro riding on some roofs. it's sensational. you can see already how good it is. >> do you know where this was filmed? >> yeah, this took places in grand canaria. >> it's also being filmed by a couple other crews. there's a bit so ridiculously exciting. he goes from one roof to another but he does a loop-d-loop in the air between the building. i think is it. wait for the wide shot. >> it's so thrilling. > this is crazy. >> is it legal to ride your bike all over other people's roofs? >> i don't know if it's illegal but it's very dangerous. i would not recommend you try this at home. >> if it is illegal, he's going to have trouble denying it. >> all caught on tape. this cute little dog. owner walks into his apartment and notices these spotser from.
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guess what the dog did. >> he can't deny it.
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this morning on "world news now," terrorists printing phony passports. the new threat to homeland
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isis fighters with fake documents may have traveled to the u.s. political boost. donald trump's surging popularity. the poll numbers coming in since he called for a ban on muslims entering the u.s. >> and new this half hour, a consumer alert to airline travelers. >> the new study out this morning about when you should not buy airline tickets. new analysis by industry insiders could save you money right now. >> that's good information. and later in "the skinny," a surprise performance from madonna in paris. it turned out to be a duet with her son and a touching tribute after the terror attacks. it is friday, december 11th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, everyone. we want to actually start with a
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being used by isis. it's not a gun and it's not a bomb. >> we're talking about fake passports already being used by the terror group to move people across borders. authorities in the u.s. have been told to watch out as abc's brian ross reports. >> reporter: with the u.s. and other countries on high alert for isis attacks, american authorities are warning the terror group may have infiltrated followers into this country with authentic looking passports it has printed itself, almost impossible to detect. >> if isis has been able to acquire legitimate passports or machines that create legitimate passports, this would represent a major security risk to the united states. >> reporter: authorities say, as isis swept through major syrian cities last year, it was able to seize government passport printing machines of a kind used by major governments around the world. a homeland security investigations bulletin sent to law enforcement in the last week and obtained by abc news showed
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and said isis may have boxes full of blank passports. the bulletin warned that "individuals from syria with passports issued in these isis controlled cities or who had passport blanks, may have traveled to the u.s." >> the intelligence community is concerned that they have the ability -- the capability -- to manufacture fraudulent passports, which is a concern in any setting. >> reporter: several of the fraudulent passports have already been discovered in europe. most notably, in the paris attacks, when authorities said one of the suicide bombers used this forged syrian passport to come to europe as a refugee. anyone traveling to the u.s. on a syrian passport would still need to get a u.s. visa. and now u.s. authorities are going back through immigration records to see if anyone did, in fact, use one of those counterfeit passports to come here. brian ross, abc news, new york.
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the world of fake passports, the word comes amid the investigation of last week's california rampage. the la times reporting work done on digital equipment found at the home of syed farook and his wife tashfeen malik shows they were planning an even larger attack on a location with more people. meantime, fbi divers will be back in a small lake near the attack site today, searching for evidence in connection with the attacks. in the meantime, the first of the san bernardino victims has been laid to rest. mourners turned out in covina, california, to remember 27-year-old yvette velasco, who was among the youngest of the 14 people killed in last week's attack. on the day she was gunned down, velasco was set to receive a gold badge recognizing her as a san bernardino county health inspector. there's a chilling link between last month's paris attacks and the u.s. a serbian arms factory says one of the guns linked to the islamic extremists was exported
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it's not known how the gun made its way backo europe. meanwhile, connecticut is acting on president boll's suggestion on gun control. the governor will block the sale of firearms to anyone on the federal no fly list. the u.s. said it rejected a similar ban last week. connecticut, already has some of the nation's strictest gun control laws after the sandy hook school shootings three years ago. >> so donald trump, he is seeing his support surging again despite the uproar over his plan to close off the u.s. to muslims from overseas, the newest one shows trump up 13 points since october. he's up to 35%. ted cruz is second with 16%, ben carson now third with 13. bush there you can see trailing on 3. it is your voice, your vote. abc's kenneth moton has more. >> reporter: donald trump defiant, polarizing, seemingly unstoppable. >> a total and complete shutdown of muslims entering the united
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>> reporter: since that controversial monday declaration, it has been quite a week for trump. global backlash from his critics but applause from his supporters. a new cbs "new york times" poll taken before and after an trump announced his stance shows the republican climbed 13 points since october to 35%. >> he's not going to be the nominee. i'm pretty confident of that. >> reporter: "the new york times" reports another trump rival ted cruz told donors he has doubts about trump's fitness to be president. commander in chief? who understands the threats we face? who am i comfortable having their finger on the button? >> reporter: cruz later called the story misleading. the national newspaper in the united arab emirates reported the billionaire's name has been removed from developments. his billboard's gone. he canceled a visit to israel to speak with benjamin netanyahu. who spoke out against him. >> trump would only say he called off his trip to the middle east for a lot of
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reschedule with prime minister netanyahu after he becomes president. reena and richard? >> kenneth, thank you so much. you can add hover boards to the list of items now banned from most mobile comoeshl police. delta, united say the popularized motor scooters are not allowed on flights in checked in or carry on luggage. the concern is still the lithium batteries can catch fire. if you haven't already bought your holiday travel plane ticket, do not do it today. the airline industry, analysts of the industry say tickets bought on fridays are generally about 13% higher than those purchased on sundays. they recommend shopping on saturdays and suns while tuesdays are the most inexpensive weekday. know what they also say? don't buy your trips too early? for trips from new york to the caribbean, the cheapest trip to buy was 77 days in advance. that's for me very early. >> that must imply that people
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before that. >> i think most of america are better prepared than we are, richard. >> you know when i buy my tickets? the day before. >> i believe that. >> i'm so disorganized. >> i feel like in thnews you never know what you're doing. you could be gone somewhere. >> i'd love to put it down to the news. it's just down to disorganization. >> i was trying to give you a way out. >> i'm bad at making plans. i normally decide two days before i'm going and then i get a ticket. >> if you want to talk about disorganization, these are his scripts over here. >> that also tells you something about the chaos that goes on inside my head. >> let me say this to the dear viewers of "world news now." i've just launched an instagram account only for viewers of "world news now." go to twitter account, launched it tonight. the opening pitch of the premier picture is reena in rollers sitting at the desk rehearsing about an hour before the show starts. >> oh, boy. without any makeup. >> it's a good picture.
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more than 500 bottles of counterfeit wine were crushed at an austin, texas, recycling center. it was a final chapter of a 2-year-old fraud case involving a man convicted of making cheap wine, then putting expensive labels on the bottles. the glass will be repurposed and the wine will become compost. >> okay. a consumer alert about a major recall of a popular brand of tea. sweet leaf is recalling 1.5 million bottles of tea. fragments of glass could be in those bottles. the recall covers six flavors of tea sold in 16-ounce bottles. the tea should be returned to stores for a refund. >> americans toss more than 160 billion dollars worth of food every year, thanks mostly to the expiration dates on those products. >> here's the thing.
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truly bad? abc's mara schiavocampo explains. it's an argument that goes on in a lot of households in america. >> reporter: see this jug of milk? mika wants to toss it. >> this is three days past. >> reporter: but her boyfriend matt peterson says not so fast. >> no. smells good. >> reporter: so goes a common argument for this couple about food expiration dates. matt often ignores the dates on food relying instead on a sniff test or a taste test. >> it's disgusting. >> reporter: but she believes not sticking to the package date could make her sick. >> there's usually a little bit of a debate and i'll be guarding the garbage pail while she tries to get past me. >> i'll throw it away when he's not around basically. >> reporter: turns out they're not alone. in one study of attitudes towards expiration dates, 47% of women check the dates compared to just 41% of men.
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more cautious when it comes to taking risks with expired food because women are the managers of the family. >> reporter: there are common labels on everything from milk to eggs to canned goods. words like best by, use by, enjoy by and sell by. but what do they actually mean? >> they don't mean anything. >> reporter: that's right. consumer reports dr. michael hansen says these are not expiration dates. >> what most people think it means is that the food is bad after that date. it could be hazardous. >> reporter: thanks in part to this confusion, an estimated $160 billion worth of food goes to waste every year. remember, the dates are often set by the manufacturer to indicate when food is at its best. defining when it's really good, not when it's gone bad. mara schiavocampo, abc news, new good stuff. thank you so much.
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song is. and the world will live as one >> madonna in paris. >> and her son david by her side. >> here's another video that we've been looking at today. is a rap she's put together with "snl." to college. so she raps in this at the white house. this won't move you as much as the last video. have a quick listen. >> make it tomorrow and everyone can really make their dream true, hey kid, listen in in michigan, that could be you. >> so yesterday, we saw michele dancing to "uptown funk." and it was sensationally good. i'm not sure this is quite the same standard. but the irony being this is to get people to go to college. it looks a bit like a school project. >> kudos to michelle obama because she's got kids in high school. i hope i'm as cool as her when i have kids in high school. she really makes an effort to reach out to younger folks. she's not afraid to like, you know, put her dignity on the line or like make fun of
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i think that's awesome. >> after the way she danced in that video yesterday, if you missed yesterday, you can look at it on youtube. she dances, it was sensationally good. >> she's got a career after the white house. >> i think you're right. >> nancy grace, you know nancy grace? she's well-known as a big legal expert. we sometimes hear from her on gma. they built a new house in georgia. we're going to give you a sneak peek. it's a rustic dream home in georgia. look at this. chock full of a lot of different things. this is one of the rooms. i like that little curved window. she's got twins. 8-year-old twins lucy and john. and oh, look at this bathroom. how swanky. this is where you escape to get away from it all. but they've got -- look at, this is the kitchen area. >> that's impressive. hang on. >> and then. >> that's good. >> is that awesome? it's a slide that takes you down to the basement. i have to get one of these. this is like every child's dream. i wonder how much that costs. look at the toilet. that is the world's coolest
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is it not? >> so beautiful. >> we've got to thank the daily mail for these incredible images. i want that toilet in my home. >> shia labeouf, the actor, is taking part in an art project in liverpool in the north of england. this is where he set up a call center and you can phone him and talk to him. a call center in an art gallery. he sits there. i think a few days. he sits there for eight hours with two other people. one person said they've been inundated with calls. one person on twitter got through. as he got through, they answered the phone, they lost the signal. >> he had this big thing of showing all his movies at a theater in new york. >> he must have skipped indiana jones.
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richard, what a week it has been for you to join us. >> it really has been an astonishing week in news. growing fears of terrorism, donald trump's proposed ban on muslims. they're just a couple of headlines. i love reviews of the week. it's almost about making things that just happened feel like history. it's a great thing. so it's been a remarkable week and here is a look back at it in our "friday rewind." >> i know that after so much war, many americans are asking whether we are confronted by a cancer that has no immediate cure. well, here's what i want you to know. the threat from terrorism is real. but we will overcome it. >> our investigation to date indicates that they were actually radicalized before they started courting or dating each other online.
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for a total and complete shutdown of muslims. our country cannot be the victim of horrendous attacks by people that believe only in jihad. they have no respect for human life. >> this whole notion that somehow we can just say no more muslims just ban a whole religion goes against everything we stand for and believe in. >> you know how you make america great again? tell donald trump to go to hell. >> it's my understanding that from entering the uk. example in considering making mr. donald trump number 85? >> first this board should move tonight to fire the killer of ra kia boyd. and this board should move to fire every officer associated mcdonald. >> i take responsibility for what happened because it happened on my watch. and i'm sorry.
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at all so i have good news. so a lot of people prayed for me, and i appreciate that. >> these are our brothers, our fellow troubadours, they were robbed of their stage three weeks ago and we would like to offer them ours tonight. >> i cannot hear you. is everybody here having a good time? >> what a week. lots of things percolating over there. >> truly remarkable week. don't miss our updates on facebook at wnnfans.com. >> coming up, more news from abc. >> announcer: this is abc's
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insomniacs for two decades. good morning. i'm richard bacon. >> i'm reena ninan. here are some of the top
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flooding, mud slides power outages, tornadoes, the pacific northwest has it all after four days of severe storms. transportation is a mess and a state of emergency has been declared in 13 oregon counties. full coverage in a moment. >> there's a florida connection to the paris terror attacks. one of the guns used was sold by its manufacturer to an online firearms dealer 2 1/2 years ago. there's no word yet on how it ended up back in europe. >> donald trump headlines a rally in iowa tonight with his poll numbers surging. the newest poll shows trump out in front of the republican field by 19 percentage points. part of that survey was done after he unveiled his plan to ban muslims from entering the u.s. >> he's so far from in front. investigators are leading toward operator error as the cause of the commuter train leaving a suburban boston station without a driver. the 50 or so people on board were not hurt. 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. we begin this half hour with extreme weather in the pacific northwest. >> the latest a tornado near vancouver, washington, that damaged dozens of homes. abc's neal karlinksky has more on the region's other weather problems. >> reporter: a dramatic scene caught on video in battleground, washington. >> wow! >> reporter: what's now been confirmed as a small tornado ripping up trees and shredding them. no reported injuries, and only isolated damage, but it is the latest punch from a wild week of weather here. nearby, just north of portland, one side of i-5 was shut down when a landslide, even huge boulders came down on the highway. >> i don't think anybody thought it was going to be this bad. >> reporter: from portland to seattle, roads are buckling under the strain of too much water. there have been sinkholes. the storm killed at least two.
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tree, and another who drowned driving through floodwaters. while the water has now begun to recede, falling trees are a concern. this is what they're so worried about here. the ground is just so wet and saturated. you can see the way the wind and the rain just peeled this tree back. this one actually landed on top of a car that's parked over there. neal karlinksky, abc news, seattle. >> it's all very dramatic, isn't it? >> the next round of storms is moving into the northwest. >> bringing downpours to coastal areas and heavy snow in the mountains. our coverage continues with accuweather's justin povick. justin, morning to you. >> good morning to you, as well. we do have some winter somewhere this morning across the country. that's out west. and here the snows are falling at a very heavy clip all the way from the washington cascades down into the sierra. more so, travel is really going to be impacted along interstate 0 to donner pass. we're up around 7,000 feet. we could see one to two feet of snow before it's all said and
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slippery conditions for sure. out east, it feels more like late september, early to mid-october. unbelievable warmth on the way. high pressure continues to strengthen. we are going to be concerned about flash flooding later on this weekend along with severe weather mostly over texas and into louisiana and arkansas. reena and richard, back to you. >> thanks so much, justin. and turning to the latest from the investigation of last week's rampage in california. "the l.a. times" reporting that syed farook and his wife tashfeen malik were plotting an even larger attack on a location with more people. fbi divers you see there are expected to be back in a lake near the site of the massacre today continuing their search for evidence. >> we did have a lead that indicated that the subjects came into this area. >> new details about the friend of syed farook who authorities say bought the rifles used in the rampage. enrique marquez is still being questioned by the fbi.
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family members say they never knew he converted to islam or that he got married. >> interesting. a big scare in the heart of silicon valley after a suspicious substance appeared at the office of a muslim civil rights group. the council on american islamic relations in santa clara was evacuated after receiving an envelope containing white powder with the word "infidel" written on the front. a similar incident also prompted evacuations at the group's headquarters in washington. authorities across the u.s. have been told to be on the lookout for counterfeit passports being used to enter the u.s. authorities say as isis was sweeping through syrian cities blast -- last year, it seized passport printing machines used by countries around the world. a homeland security bulletin sent to law enforcement last week shows examples of suspect passports. almost impossible to detect. >> the intelligence community is concerned that they have the ability, the capability to manufacture fraudulent passports
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setting. >> several fraudulent passports have been discovered in europe. authorities say one of the pair of suicide bombers used a forged passport to come into europe as a refugee. >> yet another twist in that story, isn't it? the pentagon is reporting a new victory in the war against isis. the u.s. military says three top isis leaders have been killed in iraq. taken down in separate collision air strikes late last month. the pentagon says air strikes over the past week have killed about 350 isis fighters in the iraqi city of ramadi. possibly half of the city's fighters. a worldwide center to diplomacy and finance is on high alert after likely attack to similar ones in paris. with more, here's abc's alex marquardt. >> reporter: swiss police on the streets of geneva, their numbers visibly beefed up to prevent what they called a terrorist event. they're looking for at least
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their photo tweeted by belgian media, whom officials say were planning a specific attack in geneva. sources told abc news the tip came from the cia. both swiss and international authorities are now involved in the manhunt. the alert level here has been raised. the american embassy in switzerland has warned citizens to be vigilant. a meeting with u.s. and russian officials on syria had been planned and will likely go ahead but in a different location and with counter. >> terry: measures in place. top geneva officials said switzerland is no more secure than any other country. alex marquardt, abc news, geneva. >> breaking news out of mcfarland, california. firefighters confirm a medical helicopter crashed on its way to bakersfield. all four people on board were killed. the pilot a flight nurse, paramedic and a patient. the helicopter was flying from porterville to a bakersfield hospital. there were reports of dense fog. a fired oklahoma city police
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his life behind bars. a day after his 29th birthday, daniel holtzclaw was convicted of raping and sexually abusing eight woman. he sobbed as you can see there as the verdict was read. holtzclaw will be sentenced next month. one of america's top military colleges is facing another scandal. at least eight cadets at the citadel in south carolina have been suspended pending an investigation after images popped up on facebook showing them dressed in all white withpy low cases over their heads. the students told school administrators they were portraying ghosts of christmas past and singing christmas carols. >> the federal government is giving state and local authorities more say in education thanks to the white house. president obama yesterday signed a sweeping rewrite of the often criticized "no child left behind" law. local groups now have more say in how to fix underperforming schools.
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support. a day after yahoo's board rejected a failed strategy by ceo marissa mayer to turn the company around, mayer had a happier personal announcement. she's given birth to identical twins. she and husband zachary already have a 3-year-old son. she's taking only two weeks of maternity leave. sparking debate among some parents who say she's setting a bad example for other working mothers. yahoo offers up to four months of maternity leave. >> didn't she only take two weeks? >> you know, when she got into this job and she was pregnant with her daughter and -- excuse me, her son and people were kind of focused she went back to work too soon. but you know what? it's up to every mom. i remember, richard, i started at abc and didn't tell them because it was very early on in my pregnancy what i was pregnant when i started because it was only a few weeks in and you don't want to tell people that early. i came back in a matter of weeks after, too. >> it's impressive. >> well, it's kind of hard.
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>> when i had my kids, i took loads of time off. >> you didn't hesitate. you wanted to be a hands-on dad. that was nothing about vacation time. >> i'd love to have had twins. >> we were talking about this, how lana zak, one of our reporters has twins. we're saying how she's so capable at handling her twins. you and i would probably be a disaster if we had twins. there's a reason some people are blessed with twins. >> that is true. i think the idea is exciting. mark zuckerberg of facebook also just had a baby, didn't he? >> he's taking two months. >> she's going back to it more quickly. >> move on to a christmas story. from richard's part of the world actually. jolly old england. it's a story decades in the making. > yeah, that christmas wish list was found by workmen while they were taking down a chimney. it was written by someone named david moore more than 60 years ago. >> the guy who found it posted
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story. a reunion is planned to reunite david with his old wish list. >> i like stories like that. you're reaching back through history when you see something like that. >> what's on your christmas wish list? >> very good question. i'll think about that and give you a proper answer a little bit later. >> i just want a nice bathrobe. >> from a financial collapse to a sea adventure. the reviews are in for two big movies in the "insomniac theater." >> one of which i saw tonight and it's sensational. >> also ahead, the new app that lets students post anonymous messages on the web. what parents need to know. >> and the soldier held captive for years in afghanistan. bowe bergdahl is speaking out, sharing new secrets. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now"
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against a telephone pole. >> how did it happen? >> amber johnson says she was driving down the street, turned around just for a second to give her 2-year-old a snack, a lot of us do that and ended up driving her car up a guy wire. she and her child thankfully not injured but it took two tow trucks to get the car down. >> and really hard to work out how that happened. >> tell the kids you got to wait till the red light if you want a snack. >> maybe a tire hit the post and then it drove up. i don't know. gripping. reality tv star kristin cavallari is mourning the death of her older brother michael. his body was found in utah nearly two weeks after his car found abandoned. medical examiners say it could take two months before they know the cause of his death. his sister sent out a tweet saying my heart is in a million pieces. >> we were hoping for such a better outcome for that story. we really were.
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hearing what happened to bowe bergdahl in afghanistan. but in his own words. >> the soldier opening up about the moment he walked away from his fellow american troops and into the hands of the taliban. here's abc's ryan owens. > reporter: this heart-pounding video shows an american soldier blinking in the sun, as he's finally brought out of the darkness after five years of captivity in afghanistan. sergeant bowe bergdahl's explanation. >> good grief, i'm in over my head. >> reporter: bergdahl's account comes from phone conversations with this screenwriter, released today as part of the second season of the podcast "serial." bergdahl walked away from his fellow soldiers and right into the hands of the taliban. the young man from idaho claims he did it to draw attention to bad leadership in the army. >> all i was seeing was basically leadership failure to the point that the lives of the guys standing next to me were literally in danger. >> reporter: fellow soldiers
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and they likely won't be impressed with bergdahl's other reason for leaving. to prove he could be more like the movie action hero jason bourne. >> so, i had this fantastic idea that i was going to prove to the world that, you know, i was the real thing. >> reporter: the army still deciding if he should face a court-martial or if five years in the hands of the taliban was punishment enough. ryan owens, abc news, dallas. thank you, ryan. the first series of the podcast "sial" is not just the best podcast i've ever heard. it's some of the best story telling of any sort on television, film, in writing that i've ever encount othered. >> i have the first episode of we should talk about it more next week. follow "serial." not cereal like breakfast cereal. >> look it up if you've never heard it, you will thank me.
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what your children may be doing without your knowledge. the new app that lets kids send messages under a veil of secrecy. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. this from our next! you want mustard on that or not! come on, come on. i haven't got all day here! it doesn't come with peppers! they're extra! hurry up.pay the lady! next! the chicken's fresh. i killed it myself. so that's what you want? next! while we're still young! you know you told me you wanted mustard. get outta here! time's up! back of the line! hey. excuse me. what! great sandwich. thanks. you didn't have to be so nice get outta here.
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we're back now with the new app being used by teens that's causing concern among many parents once they find out about it. >> it's called after school. it lets kids speak to each other
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washington has been finding out. >> reporter: it's a hi-tech outlet for teenage expression. a hot new app called after school. being used by millions of high schoolers across the country to anonymously express their feelings. but this morning, many are wondering if the app is a safe space for sharing or a danger zone for anonymous threats. here's how it works. someone creates a message board for an entire school where students can comment or post images. to gain access, the app which is free verifies through facebook that a student in fact goes to that school and lets them post without using their names. no parents or adults are allowed. >> no adults are allowed to be there at all breaks one of my first rules for parents which is you should be where s are online. >> reporter: tenth grader tucker ellison says he sees more negative posts than positive. >> everything's anonymous. they almost feel welcome to post inappropriate content. >> reporter: his mom sarah
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>> once in awhile, you'll see a positive post. but for the most part, it's kids hiding behind that screen and bullying. >> reporter: the app has even been used to make violent threats. one school in kansas recently went into lockdown after one person wrote i hope all students are ready to die today. the app's moderators alerting the district and police before banning the poster. and in michigan, a 17-year-old posted i'd rather take my ar-15 to school and practice on my classmates than to the gun range. that student pleaded guilty to making a terrorist threat. the app's co-founders says they're taking action. >> we're committed to parents and schools because we're all on the same team and we've made it our goal to become the safest social network and create a safe and positive environment. >> reporter: the app says they've added content filters, parental controls and a report
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inappropriate posts. and if users seem distressed, the app asks if they want to talk to a counselor about their problems. mary bruce, abc news, washington. >> mary, thank you. talking of apps, i set up an instagram account to take you behind the scenes of "world news now." richard, letter "p" bacon, that's "p" in the middle. there is reena drinking a cup of coffee on set an hour before transmission with rollers in her hair. ten minutes before, she was asleep in a makeup chair. next to her is the man who heckles income apprehensively. >> the commish. >> there he is. >> yes. >> looking unhappy. >> he looks very happy snapping that photo of him while he's working. >> my friend said the wisest thing. he said instagram is better than twitter because you write about what you hate and you photograph what you
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proof "insomniac theater" time.
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>> first up "in the heart of the sea," tells the true story of a whaling ship. it stars chris hemsworth as the first mate. the event served as the inspiration for the novel "moby dick," but the book only told half the story as the ship wrecked crew battles for survival against the elements and their formidable foe. >> as i live and breathe, he's mine. >> whack. it looks like the film is riding some rough seas itself. david stratton of the australian calls it a turgid slog rather than a stirring adventure. paul burns of the sydney morning
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adventure, it's fair to average. not a ringing endorsement. >> it's not. but next up a movie that pulled in a handful of golden globe nominations "the big short." the story is based on a lead up to the global financial crisis and the burst of the housing bubble following investors who predict the economic collapse crying wolf while the rest of the world is oblivious. christian bale, ryan gosling, brad pitt and steve carell co-star. he has a tough time dealing with it all. >> you love wall street but maybe it's time to quit. >> i love my job. >> you hate your job. >> i love my job. >> you're miserable. >> i love my job. i love my job, honey. >> mark. >> cynthia, i'm okay. i really am. hey, hey, no, no, my cab. that's my cab. that's my cab. that is my cab. >> i'll call you later. >> and guess what, carrell earned himself a best actor golden globe nomination along
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the movie is also nominated in the comedy category. you just saw it and you said it did a good job explaining the 2008 financial crisis. >> i went to the cinema on my own which i adore doing. that's point one. point two, yes,it breaks the fourth wall. every now and again a character will turn to camera and address the camera because they really need to understand what happened. it has i guess the "house of cards" element. there's one point where a character turns to the camera and says here we're talking about clalize colat ralized debt obligations. you probably don't know what they are. here's anthony bourdain to
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>> this morning on "world news now," the terror investigation in california. >> fbi divers search a lake near the office building where 14
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did the radicalized couple throw important evidencethe water? trump on top. the republican front-runner's surge in popularity after calling for a ban on muslims. is a growing fear of terrorism helping him in the polls? >> campus scandal. costumes. christmas carol. the disturbing pictures, the national outrage and the students in trouble. start spreading the news that's right. start spreading the news. a big milestone for frank sinatra fans. our tribute to beloved old blue eyes, his music and his legacy. it's friday, december 11th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." welcome.
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>> it's friday. >> it is friday. reena is very tired. >> you're a lot of work. i said you're a lot of work. >> i've exhausted you. >> i'm ready for the weekend. >> i think i did that after day one. here's the thing, reena fell asleep in the makeup chair. >> you did not. >> you did. i've got food poisoning. this ship could go down at any time. >> i was worried you had snapped a photo and was about to surprise me with my mouth wide >> no. >> i'm launching today an instagram account of very show. that will be one of them. >> no. richard, you would never. you would never. but boy, we've got a lot of stuff breaking out of san bernardino. >> yeah, so much as we have every single night this week. we'll begin with the san the "l.a. times," this is interesting, isn't it, reporting
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tashfeen malik were planning an even larger attack on a location with more people. >> the fbi dive team has been searching a lake near the site of last week's attack and we're learning more about the friend of farook who is still being questioned. matt gutman has details. >> reporter: divers dredging the bottom of this pond for possible evidence linked to the terrorist couple, syed farook and tashfeen malik. >> we did have a lead that indicated the subjects came into this area. >> reporter: hoping to salvage perhaps a device with digital data on it. while much of the couple's story remains murky, the portrait of a gunman's friend who authorities say bought the rifles used in the rampage becoming clearer. enrique marquez may have lived a double life. his family members never knew the former punk rocker converted to islam or that he had married
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sisters who married american men. farook's brother. federal authorities saying they planned and abandoned a terror plot in 2012. >> there had been some arrests right in their area in southern california. probably by the really caused them to rethink it. >> reporter: those arrests -- men everyone riverside, california, the same town they lived in. was there any connection between marquez farook and these four terrorists? >> i've heard the same reports. it would be irresponsible of us to not look into any potential connections. >> reporter: marquez's family saying it's shocked. that is enrique marquez's mother saying how distraught she is. she hasn't heard from her son. >> that's because he's still being questioned by the fbi as an undisclosed location.
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the fbi telling us for the first time it's possible that the terrorist couple came to this lake, maybe dumping evidence in this water after that shooting rampage but before that chase and shoot-out in which they were killed. matt gutman, abc news, san bernardino. >> thank you so much. well, a new worry in the fight against isis is the possibility of counterfeit passports being used to enter the u.s. authorities say as isis was sweeping through syrian cities last week, it seized passport printing machines used by major countries around the world. a homeland security of bulletin sent to law enforcement last week shows examples of suspect passports almost impossible to detect. >> if isis has been able to be acquire legitimate passports or machines that create legitimate passports, this would represent a major security risk to the united states. several fraudulent passports have been discovered in europe. authorities say one of the paris suicide bombers used a forged passport to come into europe as
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eneve aswitzerland, is on high alert this morning. swiss police fanned out across the city yesterday looking for sources tell abc news, a tip from the cia said a terror attack was planned. today's talks in geneva on syria between u.s. and russian officials will be held, but at a different location. politics. donald trump gets back on the campaign trail today with a rally in des moines, iowa. despite the uproar over his plan to ban muslims from entering the u.s., he's fly ing high in the polls. the newest one shows him up to 35%. ted cruz a distant second with 16%, ben carson now third with 13%. it's "your voice, your vote." abc's tom llamas covering the trump campaign. >> reporter: dump may -- donald trump may be taking heat, but with republican primary voters, he's on the rise. that new national poll shows him leading his closest rival by nearly 20 points, and some of
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muslims coming into the u.s. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu criticizing the muslim ban and trump tweeting he's now postponing his trip to israel, saying he'll go "after i become president of the u.s." >> i didn't want to put him under pressure, number one. i also did it because i'm in the midst of a very powerful campaign that's going very well. >> reporter: but trump could be taking a business hit. his proposed ban leading a developer in dubai to take down a trump billboard advertising a working on. >> if i lose some businesses overseas, it doesn't have any impact on me whatsoever. what i'm doing right now, bill, is far more important than any single business that i own. >> reporter: there's a new poll out on trump's plan to ban muslims from coming into the u.s. that poll shows that more republicans support the trump plan than oppose it. tom llamas, abc news, new york. this really is the story that keeps on giving, isn't it?
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not primary voters, just overall voters supporting the ban on muslims coming into america. >> "the wall street journal" says 57 people of people don't agree with trump's plan to ban all muslims. >> the untold story in the poll we saw just before tom's report is that bush is on 3%. so he's gone down. he spent a lot of money recently on television adverts. this super pac behind him i was reading in "the new york times" today has spent five times as much money on him as the next super pac has spent on the next biggest candidate. and bush was at 5 or 6% before they started spending that money, and they've blown all that money and he's gone down. >> because he had a big war chest for money and we'll have to see how it all unfolds. >> these polls come out and there are so many little stories and narratives. >> it's hard to tell by the numbers. wait till new hampshire and iowa. so much changes once you get down there.
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boston are focusing on operator error as the cause of a runaway commuter train on thursday morning. the six-car train with about 50 passengers on board left a transit station without a driver and went through four stations without stopping. that driver actually stepped off the train to investigate a signal issue. he's now on administrative leave. >> a fascinating story. let's turn to sports. the nfl's week 14 has started with a second -- got the wrong camera, still learning with a second team clinching a playoff and that's a good start for another episode of "sports with reena." it's very good. you know i'm an expert at sports. that's why i get the segment. >> i get the joke. >> it's not a joke. last night, it was the vikings visiting the cardinals. arizona up by seven when minnesota's mike wallace capped touchdown.
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and got into field goal range. this is field goal range here. the game-winner going through from 47 yards out. that's big deal. 47 yards out. arizona wins it, 23-20 and guarantees itself a trip to the postseason. what do you think about that? >> is that the whole episode? it's over? is sports with reena finished? >> yeah. >> yeah. >> thankfully. >> thankfully. >> thankfully. >> coming up. >> thanks. so in "the mix," stunts on a bicycle that you have to see as a daredevil jumps rooftop to rooftop. >> it's great. also ahead, singing the praises of frank sinatra and a major milestone for this trailblazing legend. well-known military academy. costumes. >> be sure to account for us on facebook wnnfans.com and twitter @abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." facebook wnnfans.com and you're watching "world news now." [coughing] [coughing]
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well, dozens of medical students staged a die-in at chicago's daley plaza yesterday to call for mayor rahm emanuel's resignation over the city's widening police scandal surrounding the shooting death of a black teenager by a white police officer. it lasted 16 minutes. it comes as a state bill was introduced that would make it possible to vote a chicago mayor out of office.
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it? elite at least eight cadets at the citadel in south carolina have been suspended. >> it's a disturbing image of the cadets that's sparking outrage. jim avila has the story. >> reporter: the citadel under scrutiny for these images, showing cadets dressed in white with pillowcases over their heads, in a scene some say resembles the ku klux klan. posted on facebook by a woman who saw a video of the scene and was disturbed by it. the south carolina state military school, founded before the civil war to defend slavery, and still flying the confederate flag on campus. those eight cadets suspended and removed from campus after they were seen dressed all in white. the students told school administrators they were portraying ghosts of christmas past. but the school president, in a statement, called the display "offensive and disturbing." minority students, who make up
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reminded them of the klan. >> it's stupid if these college students did not find the optics of that to be disturbing. >> reporter: the school has launched an investigation and further punishment is possible. jim avila, abc news, washington. >> ghost of christmas past like the ku klux klan. that was just a bad idea. >> it was. coming up in our next half-hour, couples fighting over food. those sell-by dates prompting people to throw out food. do you have to? that debate translating to a battle of the sexes. >> we'll heaabout that later.%fb first, a century of sinatra, old blue eyes inspiring footsteps. we will look back at the truly original, frank sinatra. that is next on "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. next on "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. [male narrator] the coast guard protects, defends and saves lives. [male radio operator] coast guard mayday... [narrator] we are the coast guard foundation
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play among the stars. and let me see what spring is like on jupiter and mars. >> the chairman of the board, in other words, one of the greatest talking >> hailed as the most iconic cultural figure of the 20th century. tomorrow he would have turned 100 years old. bruno del granado looks at his influence. bruno, good morning to you. >> reporter: hey, that's right. frank sinatra, one of the truest american icons. and 17 years after his passing, artists are still emulating him and studying his every move. i've been a puppet a pauper a pirate a poet, a pawn and a king >> francis albert sinatra was born in hoboken new jersey and got his start singing in the hoboken four some eight decades ago.
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smile. >> who speak for the group? >> i will. i'm frank. we're looking for jobs. how about it? >> reporter: he would become the first teen idol with female fans mesmerized by his presence. the world on a string sitting on a rainbow >> reporter: he recognized the power of song early on and capitalized on it, making every song his even though they were not written by him, but connecting with the essence of a song like no one else had done before. fair thee well sinatra also starred on the silver screen, making his film debut in 1941, becoming the first singer-turned-major movie star. >> do you know what this wonderful country is made of? it's made up of 100 different kind of people. >> reporter: within the next two years, he was landing leading man roles and earning academy
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it's a wonderful town >> reporter: old blue eyes' cool swagger helped launch sinatra mania during the second world war. >> traffic-stopping crowds as frank sinatra opens a sensational three-week engagement. >> reporter: he sang to the wives and girlfriends of soldiers fighting overseas. he was so popular, that he had over 1,000 fan clubs across the u.s. sinatra's live shows are legendry. he signed on to perform at the desert inn in 1951, becoming a vegas institution for three decades. >> who's broad? >> it's my sister. [ whistle ] >> reporter: he reached the pinnacle in film with 1951 "from here to eternity." sharing the screen with burt lancaster and montgomery clift and winning the academy award for best supporting actor. >> and i'm very moved and i really don't know what to say.
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rat pack. frank sinatra becoming the head of the pack after humphrey bogart's death in the late '50s. along with dean martin, sammy davis jr., and peter lawford, the rat pack defined entertainment and style for generations to come as they appeared together on stage and screen. at the height of his stardom, snartd became a true -- sinatra became a true multihyphenate. love me tender, love me sweet, never let me go >> reporter: like no one before or since, and held court with presidents kennedy and ronald reagan. and always surrounded by beautiful starlets. sinatra recorded from the '30s through the '90s, played out to soldout crowds around the world and was constantly reinventing himself. i ate it up and spit it out reporter: old blue eyes was the embodiment of the american dream, a self-made man. >> that's what all the people
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>> reporter: who with his american can-do attitude conquered the world. and if i can make there >> reporter: he was top of the list, king of the hill, a number one. the record shows, i took the blows and did it my way >> reporter: regrets? well, he had a few, but he did it his way. and 100 years after his birth, his legacy looms larger than ever. reena and richard, back to you. >> thank you, bruno. he won an oscar for best supporting actor. i didn't know that. that's a bit of trivia, our gift to you. >> "the mix" coming up next.
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on a bike wearing a gopro riding it's sensational. you can see already how good it is. where was it filmed? do you know where it was filmed? >> yeah, this took places in grand canaria. couple other crews. exciting. he goes from one roof to another but he does a loop-d-loop in the air between the building. i think is it. wait for the wide shot. >> is this real? >> it's so thrilling. > this is crazy. >> is it legal to ride your bike all over other people's roofs? >> i don't know if it's illegal but it's very dangerous. i would not recommend you try this at home. >> if it is illegal, he's going to have trouble denying it. >> all caught on tape. i've got to show you this cute little dog. owner walks into his apartmentnt and notices ththe spots everywhere.
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weekend, i shall see you on monday morning. >> that's what's making the news in america in have a fantastic weekend, everyone. making news in america this morning, shooting investigation. the fbi now focusing on a murky
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san bernardino terror attack. the connection to the shooters plus survivors returning to the scene for the very first time since the rampage. the new threat to homeland security. isis made and authentic looking with boxes of blank passports andable to print phony ones. caught on camera. a man on a bike ignoring a crossing gate and heading right toward a speeding train. and sky high. a stunt a daredevil flipping, spinning and hopping on rooftops. well, good friday morning. i'm reena ninan. >> and i'm richard bacon and start with the chilling developments from san bernardino. workers who survived last week's attack have been allowed back into the building where it happened in order to retrieve the belongings they left behind. >> just a few miles away fbi
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water today. searching for evidence linked to the couple responsible for the attack. abc's lana zak has details. >> we will leave no stone un unturned. >> reporter: the fbi is exhaustively searching a small lake where they believe the killers came on the same day that they massacred 14 people in san bernardino. >> we are building a time line of everything we know to ensure that we can retrace every step they took. >> reporter: while thehebi would nonosay what they're looking for, there are reports that they hope to recover a digital device from the lake located just three mis from the site of the shooting. that's where more survivors gathered re-entering their workplace, everything as it was. >> scary. real sad and looking at my co-woshg co-worker co-worker's desk. >> reporter: yesterday the first of 14 funerals was held for 27-year-old yvette velasco among the youngest killed in last week's attack.
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full of energy and just being who she was. not trying to be someone else. >> reporter: and as the investigation continues, new word that enrique marquez, the friend of the killer who supplied the assault rifles may have lived a double life. his family members tell abc news they didn't know he had converted to islam or married to a woman with ties to the killer's family. lana zak, abc news, washington. as we grapple with isis inspiring americans to carry out attacks at home, there is a new warning about isis. >> the group creating fake passports to potentially get terrorists into the u.s. brian ross has details. >> reporter: with the u.s. and other countries on high alert for isis attacks, american authorities are warning the terror group may have infiltrated followers into this country with authentic-looking passports it has printed itself almost impossible to detect.
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acquire legitimate passports or machines that create legitimate passports, this would represent a major security risk to the united states. >> reporter: authorities say as isis swept through major syrian cities last year it was able to seize government passport printing machines of a kind used by major governments around the world. a homeland security investstation's bulletin sent to law enforcement in the last week and obtained by abc news showed examples of suspect passports and said isis may have boxes full of blank passports. the bulletin warned individuals from syria with passports issued in these isis controlled cities or who have passport blanks may have traveled to the u.s. several of the fraudulent passssrts have a aeady been discovered in europe. most notably i i the paris attacks when authorities said one of the suicide bombers used this forged syrian passport to come to europe as a refugee. brian ross, abc news, new york.
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link between last month's paris attack and the u.s. one of the guns used was sold by its manufacturer to an line firearms dealer in florida. 2 1/2 yearsago. europe. connecticut will be the first state to close a loophole. the governor will block the sale of firearms to anyone on the no-fly list. a new poll shows just how concerned americans are right now about terrorism. it finds 79% saying a terrorist attack is very or somewhat likely in the next few months. the same level, the exact same level it was@at after the 9/11 attacks. and that fear is said to be fueling donald trump's rising poll numbers. he now has a 19-point lead over his rivals. that's up 13 since october. ted cruz is second followed by ben carson, marco rubio and then jeb bush. a different poll has 57% of
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proposed ban on muslims. that survey also finds nearly 40% of republicans supporting it. in sharp contrast to trump and other republicans' calls to stop the arrival of syrian refugees on u.s. soil, canada is welcoming them with open arms. a plane carrying 163 syrian refugees arrived in toronto overnight. justin trud dough was there greeting them with winter coats. he is vowing to resettle 25,000 syrian refugees by the end of february. a second group set to arrive in montreal tomorrow. the federal government is giving state and local authorities more say in education. president obama yesterday signed sweeping rewrite of the often criticized no child left behind law state and local officials now have more say on how to fix underperforming schools. firefighters have confirmed a medical helicopter has crashed on its way to a hospital in california's central valley.
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paramedic and patient. it was flying fm porterville to bakersfield, the cause of the crash is under inveigation. fog. the worst may be over for the pacific northwest after four days of severe storms. the region has seen flooding, mudslides, power outages and at least one tornado. transportation is a mess with major highways closed or partiaiay blocked. at leastst two people were killed in storm-related accidents. a state of emergency has been declared in 13 oregon counties. and as you can seen 0 the weather radar there, there will still be some rain in oregon and washington, but not as. . the heavy rain shifting into northern california. let's get the full forecast now from accuweather meteorologist justin povick. >> reena and richard, thanks and good morning to you, as well. we do have winter somewhere this
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out west and here the snows are falling at a very heavy clip. all the way from the washington cascades down into the sierra and more so travel will be impacted along 80 toward donner pass up around 7,000 feet but could see one to two feet of snow before it's all said and done. so slippery conditions for sure. out east it feels more like late september, early to mid-october. unbelievable warmth on the way. high pressure continues to strengthen and then we are going to be concerned about flash flooding later on this weekend along with some severe weather mostly over texas and into louisiana and arkansas. reena and richard, backk to you. >> okay,justin, thanks so much. and still ahead, america's biggest airlines taking a stand against one of the holiday's hottest toys. a police officer sobs in of serious crimes. plus, runaway train packed with passengers and no
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not a good day when you end up like this. a driver in youngstown, ohio, driving right up a guy wire. she said she turned around for a moment to give her son a snack, neither of them was hurt but it to two tow trucks to get the car down. drivers in the west will need to pay attention this morning because roads are likely to be wet and slippery. there couce and snow in north dakota, wet roads in the ohio valley. if you're flying airport delays likeliest in san francisco, los angeles, las vegas and salt lake city. for the first time since he was released from captivity by the taliban in afghanistan we're hearing from u.s. army sergeant berg bow daal in his own words. >> bergdahl has spoken to a screenwriter and some of his comments are now part of the serial podcast. bergrghl claims he walked away to draw attention to bad leadership in the army, he calls it.
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basically leadership failure to the point that the lives of the guys standing next to me were literally in danger. >> bergdahl says his other reason for leaving whats to prove that he could be more like real-life action hero namely jason bourne. the army is still deciding whether he should face a court-martial. kristin cavallari says a body found in utah is that of her older brother michael missing for nearly two weeks. medical examiners say it could take two months before they know how he died. his sister sent out a tweet saying, my heart is in a million pieces. >> investigators are leaning toward operator error as a cause suburban boston. the six-car train carrying 50 passengers left a transit station without a driver. then itt went thrhrgh four stations without stopping.
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>> the guy trying to open the doors, he even tried to break one of the windows because he on. i just want to get out of here. >> scary to know that what if -- i don't know. what if they weren't able to stop it emergency. it was flying. >> wow, that issremarkable. they all came away without any injuries. the operator told investigators that he had stepped off the issue. now on administrative leave. also escaping with only minor injuries, bicyclist who tangled with a train in poland. the dramatic video shows him approaching the railroad crossing at a pretty good clip as t t train appears to run him right over, but another camera angle shows what really happened. the train just clipping the cyclist who just a split second earlier would clearly have been killed. >> sports news. there are now two teams live qualified for the nfl playoff. >> i know that. as usual, love these guys.
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we get ourhighlighgh from the guys at espn. >> good morning, america. he's stan. i'm neil. thursday meant thursday night football even though it's friday morning now. >> arizona and minnesota. vikings, they roll with adrian peterson. vikings won four in a row on the road coming into this game. this is late fourth quarter. chandler catanzaro, knocks it through. time to work with. check out teddy bridgewater. sackck. and stripped by dwight freeney and the cardinals hang on to win it, 23-20. kevin durant gave $35,000 to a local school there and the video of the kids when he came to the classroom was absolutely
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as was that shot. durant, by the way, he was drafted by theseattle -- >> i'm familiar with that. >> now playing -- >> now in oklahoma city. >> westbrook too. >> triple-double. >> he did. he had a triple-double. >> we have so much we can talk about, jessica has been in our ear all night. now when we need her to count us down she's silent so we'll say good-bye. >> i'd rather they kept talking the boston red sox by the y are making amends to a fan who was seriously injured this past summer at fenway park. >> we're talking about stefanie wo wowonski when smacked in the head by a line drive foul ball. now not quite fully recovered she's marrying her fiance at fenway park next november and the sox decided to wave the $10,000 fee they usually charge
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i ate it up and spit it out i took the b and did it my way >> sure did, mr. sinatra. and little-known facts about frank, that song "my way," one of his biggest hits, sinatra disliked it because he thought the song was self-indulgent. >> it is a bit self-indulgent. don't you think? >> i think he's standing up for the way he likes to do things. nothing wrong with that. >> no, but i can see what he means about that song. and sinatra wore lifts in his shoes. at 5'7" he was sensitive about his height. >> okay. who knew. he also was a big baby. sinatra weighed 13 pounds at birth, his poor momma. >> i thought you meant he was a big baby becse he was sensitive about his height. >> no, no, he was born big. and also from the don't try
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a vertigo-inducing display from the canary islands. >> this is amazing. so this is cycling superstar danny macaskill, he descended the beach town of los palmas and jumped from one rooftop to another and he does a loop de loop from one roof to another. it's one of the most astonishing things i've seen in a long, long time between those roofs there and he ends i think by launching himself off a cliff into the sea. >> gopro sponsored this video. >> reena, this bit, this bit. >> oh, oh, oh. boom. it's an initial concept to ask for roof access from every one of those homeowners, that's really, really tough. >> we will have more news after this.ms kept coming back on my long-term control medicine, i talked to my doctor and found a missing piece in my asthma treatment. once-daily breo prevents asthma symptoms. breo is for adults with asthma not well controlled on a long-term asthma control medicine, like an inhaled corticosteroid.
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at ally bank no branches equals great rates. it's a fact. kind of like shopping hungry equals overshopping. checking our top stories, a report in the "l.a. times" says the couple responsible for the san bernardino massacre were planning a larger attack on a location with more people. a new poll finds americans
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another terrorist attack than at any time since just after the 9/11 attacks. that fear is fueling donald trump's rising poll numbers. he's now up 19 points against his rivals. >> they've had it all in oregon and washington. heavy rain, flooding, mudslides, strong winds, lightning and at least one tornado. two people died and getting around is still a problem. looking at today's weather, more rain and snow in the west. winter returns in the upper plains. rain in the upper mississippi valley and springlike in the east. well, finally from us, the late night comics making light of the big story this week, donald trump's plan to ban all muslims from entering the u.s. >> this is fertile territory for comics. isn't it? here are your "friday funnies." >> donald ump this evening said he wants to see a total and complete shutdown of muslims entering the united states. well, if he is elected, any muslims trying to enter the country will probably be
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people leaving the country. >> even former vice president dick chey said the ban goes against everything we stand for and believe in, and this is a guy who shot one of his friends. you know it's bad when dick cheney steps in to say have a heart. any heart. have a heart. >> he wants to ban population. how is that going to work? >> although he did clarify his position. he said, if you are a u.s. citizen who is a muslim and plan on leaving the country to travel, you will be allowed to come back in. which is very generous and nobody says thanks. >> i'm not sure how the tsa would be able to test you for your religion, though i will say their pat-downs are thorough enough to determine if you're jewish. or perhaps we could just casually ask people trying to enter the country, hey, i'm trying to recalibrate my compass. do you know which direction mecca is? >> are you a bigot? >> not at all. probably the least of anybody
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>> that's a big deal because barbara walters has met mother teresa. >> i agree with this bipartisan message from republican senator lindsey graham and democratic philadelphia mayor michael nutter. >> tell donald trump to go to hell. >> he's an [ bleep ]. >> i didn't think it was possible anymore but you have brought a nation together. and now i will never talk about you again for like six minutes. >> it's been a sensational week in news. >> it's been fantastic having you here. >> oh, thankou. reena, that's very nice of you. >> it really has been fun. you keep us on our toes. >> i've loved it. unless they sack me over the weekend, i shall see you on monday morning. >> that's what's making the news in america in have a fantastic weekend, everyone. making news in america this morning, shooting investigation.
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