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in him to put the gun down. >> reporter: police say they disarmed their own son before anyone was hurt. the parents were worried about their son acting strangely, and then they noticed two guns missing from their home and assumed the worst. they were right. police credit the boys' parents with the fact that no one was hurt. neal karlinsky, abc news, seattle. that's an amazing story there. the man some describe as the
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howard schultz built the chain to a globally known brand with more than 25,000 stores in 75 countries and one on every block here in new york city. after april, schultz will focus on starbucks' involvement in social causes and a new chain of high end stores with $12 cups of coffee. >> that's not what we're paying now? >> why stop at a $6 latte? you know what i'm saying? >> might be gold in that. >> we'll be lined up. >> that's true. we have another sign of the holiday season. the national christmas tree in washington, now lit. president obama threw the switch at the white house for his eighth and final time. >> he was accompanied by first lady michelle obama and daughter sasha. president obama saying the tree brings a message of unity, decency and hope. performers included garth brooks and chance the rapper.
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beautiful scene there. and the 12 days, by the way, of christmas. we always talk about this, will not cost much more than it did last year. apparently some folks at pnc bank did the calculations. the cost of all the gifts in the song, and it's only .7% more than last year. the total is $156,508. >> go ahead then. the biggest increase was in the two turtledoves, up more than seven swans are the most expensive item, over $13,000. that's more than the eight maids of milking, nine ladies dancing, and eight maids a milking. >> we all know that. but apparently the turtledoves are more expensive this year because of lack of availability. we looked into it. >> nice. coming up, the wild ride as it was seen on facebook live.
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miles per hour. how it finally came to an end. on the first anniversary of the san bernardino massacre, some new evidence that officials say could have brought about the rampage. it's an abc news exclusive. that's straight ahead. >> we're finding new information that could have led to a motive in that case. you can find us on facebook. wnn fans.com and twitter @abc wnn. that's "world news now."
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streaming himself on facebook, now infamous, speeding through traffic at 115 miles an hour, he finally lost control along route 6, plowing into the back of a garbage truck, barrelling across three lanes and slamming into the barrier. he survived, facing a slew of charges now. to california now, hard to believe it was a year ago today that one of the deadliest terror attacks in american history happened in san bernardino. >> this morning we're getting a new look at images captured just moments before the violence at the husband's christmas party. >> reporter: it's an annual tradition with the san bernardino health department. a meeting and then a holiday party. officials tell abc news, new evidence shows the christmas decorations, the tree, may have been the trigger that led this man and his wife to go on their terror rampage.
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statement in an online account that she didn't think a muslim should have to participate in a non-muslim holiday or event. >> reporter: the police chief tells abc news the shooting began after far ruk posed in front of the christmas tree and left the room. >> that possibly is a motive in this case. >> reporter: officials say farouk and his wife, tashfeen malik who came here from pakistan, were sharply focused on the holiday gathering. this surveillance obtained by abc news, shows farouk at a california firing range, just days before the attack, practicing with the weapons he and his wife would use. >> 911. >> we have an active shooter here. >> ma'am, listen to me, take a deep breath. is he still shooting? >> oh, my gosh. >> reporter: farouk and his wife killed 14 of his fellow workers at the party and wounded 22 more. >> how many rounds did he fire? >> oh, my god, a million. >> reporter: a short time later,
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facebook, pledging alegion yanss to isis leader abu bakr al baghdadi. but officials say the couple actually had to conduct an listen search that very morning. who is the leader of isis. >> maybe they didn't know who it was. >> reporter: two lone wolves. who died in a fierce gun battle with police after killing so many. and the couple had more terror in mind. authorities say they left behind three pipe bombs in conference room. when they were stopped by police, they had been circling the neighborhood for hours, trying to remotely detonate those bombs and take more lives. brian ross, abc news, new york. coming up in our next half hour, sexual harassment at work. government numbers now showing a stunning 60% of women say they've experienced harassment on the job. one diverse group of women shining a light on what they're
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some of the darkest eights in mearge history. what natalie portman is saying about portraying one of america's most beloved first ladies in her hours of unimaginable grief. you're watching "world news
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? and a good early morning to you. with dozens of major films to her credit, spanning more than two decades, natalie portman is again stretching her range. >> she was one of america's most beloved first ladies, and it was one of america's darkest chaptersers. now portman takes us back to jackie kennedy's darkest days in a movie that's opening today. diane sat down with her in new
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jackie has its perks. >> my dialogue coach would laugh at me. it was smou good for me to be doing it while i was doing something else, because it made it unconsciously part of my system. >> and you get great meals out of it too. >> it's like a prize at the end of the session. >> reporter: the academy award winner has racked up two awards, two more nominations and plenty of oscar buzz for h >> you'll have to share something personal. people won't stop asking until you do. >> and if i won't, they'll interpret my silence however they want. she holds back her tears, but she can't hide her anger. >> reporter: framed around a real life interview jackie did just a week after her husband's murder, the film centers oklahoma exclusively on the days following president kennedy's assassination, giving us a view
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woman who just lost her husband, house, and title in a devastating blow. >> i'm not first lady anymore. >> reporter: and still mourning their life together, jackie is determined to frame their legacy. >> people like to believe in fairy tales. and for one brief, shining moment -- >> what was the most surprising thing that you learned about jackie that you think most people don't know? >> how much of a role she took in telling her own family story and her own family legacy, that she camelot, which is wild. and very ahead of her time. >> reporter: while john f. kennedy is barely seen in the film, robert kennedy is at fist forefront. a roll peter sars gard nearly turned down. >> you said you don't like playing real people. how do you end up with this role? >> i did this movie in spite of it. when i was first offered it, i did not want to do it. people are just going to be
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like him. and i don't -- it's not what i do. >> reporter: but critics are loving sars gard has bobby, one of the few characters that jackie confides in. yet it's her relationship with the unnamed reporter played by billy crude-up that gives us some of the film's best moments. >> i'm saying, jack? jack, can you hear me? jack, i love you, jack. >> i'm guessing you won't allow me to write any of that. >> no. because i never said that. >> what makes her a great figure is not that she's an idol or an icon, or an arc type, it's that she's a human being who had to suffer through something extraordinary, and then also curate the legacy of her husband. >> and crude-up may be on his way to creating a new legacy of his own. >> you come out of the spotlight, win the oscar, now you're in another film with
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taste, or are you the good luck charm? >> i'm going with the last one there, to all of you directors out there. >> reporter: not only is portman considered a favorite for a second oscar, she has her second baby on the way. >> enjoy it. sometimes being tired can make you feel kind of happy and out of it. embrace the insomnia. >> yeah. >> so that's what we've been doing wrong, not embracing the insomnia and been miserable about it. >> i don't nezly love being out of it, but i do know what she means, because there's somewhat of an adrenaline high that you get when you're on your 14th win. >> absolutely. she showed off her baby bump last night at the d.c. premiere of it. she admitted that she looks a lot bigger than she actually is, because she's not due for several more months. >> she looked beautiful. >> and the critics love her in this role. peter travers calling her
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>> we'll look forward to seeing it. coming up, a christmas tree made entirely out of beer cans. >> we can get behind that. one pill fights congestion for 12 hours. no thank you very much, she's gonna stick with the short-term stuff. 12 hours? guess i won't be seeing you for a while. is that a bisque? i just lost my appetite. why take medicines that only last 4 hours, when just one mucinex lasts 12 hours? start the relief. ditch the misery. ?living well? rise above joint discomfort with move free ultra's triple action joint support for improved mobility and flexibility, and 20% better comfort from one tiny, mighty pill... get move free ultra, and enjoy living well. the ultimate surprise. for your eyes. new olay eyes ultimate eye cream. for instant results of the number one prestige eye cream, without paying twice the price. show your amazement, not your age.
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the misery. let's end this. ? ? >> all right, let's talk about some beer can christmas trees. >> yes. >> because nothing says the holidays like beer. >> especially in australia. they don't drink the eggnog that we drink. they drink beer. this guy, wes boyd has made a it's 14 feet high. he asked his friends to donate the beer cans as they celebrated weekly. this is the cool thing. it's actually to help raise awareness for alzheimer's, and an organization there that fund raises both wes's mother and grandmother died. >> would be better if they filled it with beer. >> so to another first, we had
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santa claus at the mall of america, this is the first to do that. it's unbelievable. his name is larry jefferson. he won this nationwide search for all of that, so kids will be greeting him over the next four days there in minneapolis. now we say goodbye and good luck to a colleague who has been a part of "world news now" for 23 years. barry mitchell. >> you produced my weirdest work, just two guys in search of quirk. that's the staff in polka, across the usa we trayed, to munch kin land for a parade, that's the staff in polka. ? we've had just great adventures, you and i throughout this land, like chaoing down on pull testicles, boy they tasted bland. we caught blue fish, what a scene, the fish were blue, but i
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? ? ? you spent years as a journalist ? ? and had such lofty goals, and then we made an olympic sport smashing toilet bowls ? ? 20 years on just this show taught me everything i know ? ? that's the staff and polka ? ? the old westminster show ? we bought our own trophies and gave them out to mutts ? ? now you'll rise with the dawn, on "snl" they call you stefan ? we'll miss you, that's the staff and polka ? >> yeah. god speed, stefan. congratulations on a great
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this morning on "world news now," president-elect donald trump unfiltered, making his first extended comments since just after being elected. in the battleground state of ohio, trump tipping his hand on a major cabinet pick, takinga i swipe at the media. the rising death toll in an apocalyptic landscape. fire crews on alert still. in case flames spark up again. and new this hour, sexual harassment in the workplace. >> candid comments from women who work across the economy. what's being done to fight back? and "full house," the famous house from that classic show, sold. the famous dwelling from that classic show, now off the market. the buyer is someone who should already know his way around. that's in "the skinny" on this
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>> you don't know? >> i can't wait. >> we're going to talk about it later. the "full house" fire. you'd think this house was going to quietly settle into the san francisco landscape. not so much. >> full details coming up on that. but we start with the president-elect who is doing something that he loves, clearly. playing to a huge crowd of loyal supporters. >> trump holding a campaign-style rally in ohio last night, after he was praised for saving hundreds he bragged about his white house win as the crowd chanted "lock her up." referring to hillary clinton. he slammed the media as dishonest, mocking the press for predicting he would lose. we get the latest from abc's david wright. >> reporter: the president-elect appears to be basking in his new job. >> i'm here today for one main reason, to say "thank you" to ohio. >> reporter: addressing a rally in cincinnati, where he surprised the crowd by letting them in on a marquee cabinet pick.
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defense, retired marine corps general james mattis, former head of the u.s. central command. trump gave over most of his day to jobs that are a bit less exalted than running the pentagon. >> we're saving the jobs at the carrier plant from going to mexico. 1,100 jobs. >> reporter: in indianapolis, we met some of those workers. among them, paul roll and his family who feel like they've won the lottery. >> pretty excited. i'm actually looking forward to going to work today. >> reporter: earlier this year, carrier threatened to close the plant where paul works and move 1,400 jobs to mexico. at that same plant president-elect was here to tell them he saved the day. the inauguration still more than a month away, donald trump was already celebrating the first big victory of his administration. carrier gets $7 million in state tax breaks over the next ten
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manufacturing jobs at the plant here in indianapolis, along with 300 or so white collar jobs that were never scheduled to move. but carrier and its parent company still plan to move 1,300 jobs to mexico. the u.s. has lost five million manufacturing jobs since the year 2000. partly due to jobs being moved overseas as a result of nafta and other trade agreements, but also partly due to technology, computers and robots t assembly line work that used to be done by humans. trump hasn't even taken office yet, but already he's doing the lord's work. i'm david wright in indianapolis. overseas now and russian president vladimir putin, hoping to repair strained relations between his country and the united states. putin delivered a subdued state of the nation speech, saying he was ready to cooperate with the new american administration and work together to combat
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scathing remarks about the u.s. putin now says he's open to a friendly and equal dialogue on global issues. so the future first lady is trying to protect her image in her home country. melania trump has hired an attorney to warn people from profiting off her name or likeness. mrs. trump's picture have already turned up on everything from pastries to bill boards, all without her consent. at least 11 people are now dead as to rise from the tennessee wildfires. the search is under way for those missing in the flames. the fires have injured about 80 people, scorching more than 17,000 acres. officials say all the fires have been extinguished but hot spots remain. the wildfires are the state's largest in 100 years. a florida man is in custody this morning after holding 11 people at gunpoint said in a credit union, threatening to kill them. investigators say the man walked into the jacksonville building with his dog, armed with a
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finally ended when a s.w.a.t. team rushed in and rescued the frightened hostages there. a grim statistic, this coming from chicago, this year's homicides have soared. with 77 recorded last month alone. chicago is on pace to end with 300 more homicides than it did last year. amazing numbers there. police say most of that violence is gang related. often starting on with gang members taunting each other. >> it's moved into the cyberspace. california's inland empire is remembering the one-year anniversary of the san bernardino massacre today. the make shift memorial erected after 14 county employees were killed at a holiday party remains, with the emblem san bernardino strong.
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paying a penalty for dumping waste in the ocean. the seven guilty pleas will cost princence $40 million. the justice department said princess tried to cover up the dumping. princess and seven others, carnival cruise lines will be in a monitored program are at least for five years. rob gronkowski is having surgery today for a herniated disk in his lower back. new england expects gronk to miss the rest of the season, but they're awaiting results of today's surgery bef it was the cowboys and vikings last night. dallas trailing in the fourth when quarterback dak prescott found dez bryant for an eight-yard touchdown. with the cowboys up by eight and less than a minute to. >> minnesgo, minnesota scoring touchdown of its own. but the conversion failed. final score, 17-15, cowboys fans have always been loud and proud and now they're even louder. exciting news. >> i heard this scream that came
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not sure if it was really your apartment or you were all excited. >> tr them to be winning is massive, especially since romo was hurt for so long. and then there's the romo-prescott thing. >> yes, bring in romo. he's the key. >> well -- >> yeah. >> he's a really good sport. >> yeah, he is. so to instagram now, and they're out with their year in review. and the list is dominated, apparently, by selena gomez. eight of the ten most liked posts o this one of course we've told you about, where she commented that her lyrics were on coke bottles. she's the most followed celebrity on instagram by far, and she gained the most followers also in 2016. topping the most instagram locations were the disney properties. not our abc studio. >> no. the most instragrammed day this year, halloween, followed by the 15th anniversary of 9/11. the presidential election only finished fourth.
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a number of public figures joined instagram this year, ranging from pope francis, who debuted in march, to kanye west, making his first post in september. >> and typically cryptic of kanye. >> and mostly high fashion. >> many of his posts have been -- >> morbid, macabre. >> i started following him, and then i decided to give up on that. but follow us on instagram in the meantime. @a there. so coming up in "the skinny," it's day two together for rihanna and prince harry. >> oh, you call her rihanna? >> what do you call her? >> rihanna. >> oh, okay. >> but you're from the caribbean, have i been saying it wrong the whole time? >> it's also the caribbean. >> it is? >> it depends. >> i love you. straight ahead, stunning admissions from women at work about being harassed on the job. some frank talk about a serious problem.
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okay, well, there appears to be a growing problem, back here on earth, planet earth, for female workers, for ladies in america's workplaces. i felt formal saying female workers. they are female, but -- >> but the numbers, an estimated three out of five women say they've experienced sexual harassment in on the job. rebecca jarvis sat down with one diverse group of women to hear their stories. >> reporter: we brought together ten women from ten different industries, from finance to hospitality services to government, to hear their experiences. >> i worked in restaurants for ten years. every time i walked in the kitchen, someone would whistle. >> this person used guilt-tripping to try to get me to do sexual activity as compensation. he would just stare at me really weird. >> i've spent 25 years in the financial services industry. there was inappropriate behavior that would happen on a trading floor. >> reporter: according to government statistics, the finance sector is one that is
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but as you're about to see, sexual harassment knows no occupational boundary. >> how many of you have been sexually harassed over the course of your career? leave your hand up if it's more than twice. more than three times. >> and then a shocking drop in hands. how many are you filed an hr request against your harasser? statistics show that 70% of women who experience workplace sexual harassment never report it. why? the fear of job retaliation. jenny yang commission tasked with investigating and litigating charges of workplace harassment. she says gender-based putdowns can also be a form of sexual harassment, because it's harassment based on one's gender. >> sexual harassment is very much about power, but sexual harassment does not always involve propositioning, it can involve demeaning comments, crude language, that makes women feel like they're in a hostile work environment.
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referred to as a girl, a doll, a babe or honey at work? sweetheart belongs on that list as well. how many have heard, you're too emotional? >> you're being too emotional. now don't get so emotional. that's the new word for sexism. and they put you down. but if you say anything, you're emotional, because you're a woman. >> reporter: and when we asked what can be done to stop this behavior -- >> it starts in the home, and it starts with t starts with our discussion with our young men in saying, this is not okay. >> reporter: and from the family room to the boardroom. >> it starts from the top. it requires your leadership to message clearly that harassment is not tolerated. >> reporter: and a message from our forum of women in the workplace, that part of the solution may lie within us. >> i'm raising my voice, because i want to be an agent of change, to encourage other young women that they too can take a stand. >> to break out of silence. >> i'm speaking out against sexual harassment because it exists.
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>> and it shouldn't. >> our thanks to rebecca jarvis there. when we come back, the message that prince harry and rihanna are sending to the world. >> it's ri-ri. >> rihanna. >> rihanna. >> the h is silent. it's like homage. >> i want somebody to tweet us and let us know who's right. >> and the ouse that is featured on >> the silent h. "the skinny" is next. "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. "world news now" continues
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? ? time for your friday skinny starring prince harry and -- >> rihanna. >> all right. -- teaming up to send a message about world aids day. >> the two and near instant hiv test in the grammy winner's home country of barbados. rihanna even poking fun of the wincing prince. >> that was not bad. it doesn't even hurt. >> are those two of the most beautiful accents you've ever heard? >> i love them. >> keep talking. >> please date. both tested negative. harry said it's cool to know your hiv status. >> yeah, it's cool for a lot of people to know that. next, some glad tidings for a happy celebrity couple.
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second child together. a baby boy. the former "that 70s show" co-stars are already parents to 2-year-old daughter wyatt. >> more beautiful people. >> if only they were better-looking. >> no word on what they'll name their new son, but it's definitely not hawkeye. >> that is the name that kutcher wanted. being a native of iowa. his wife shot that down. >> maybe hawk. like ethan hawke. >> i like it. >> it's hila >> that's good. for a young boy. next, another celebrity duo drumming up publicity on social media. >> chris pratt has been pranking his co-star by sharing selfies of himself and j. la -- do they
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i have no idea. sometimes you'll just see part of her, the back of her head as in the case there. >> she had really great hair there. i apologize, i was entranced by her hair. in another shot, we see her lips or her hand as she takes a drink of something. >> water. >> oh, my god, it's brilliant, actually. >> or is it just annoying? >> it's great. >> i mean, it's kinda funny. okay, it's done. i'm over it. all right, next, some big news for fans of "full house." wait until you see this. >> you may recall that iconic san francisco painted lady, featured in the classic sitcom. it went on sale this past summer. >> now it turns out, "full house" creator jeff franklin purchased the home for himself, for a cool $4 million, and his first order of business was painting that pale green front door back to red, just like the tanner family always wanted. >> the three bedroom property
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restored, we're told. >> but architectural purists, cover your ears, franklin intends to rip out all that period detail and renovate it to look like the show's hollywood set. no! >> what was wrong with that? >> this is a landmark house in san francisco. >> he's restoring the outside. >> netflix is paying some good money. >> yeah, they are. finally, the stunning revelation we're hearing from anderson call. >> a romantic close call. he apparently could have been a part of a hollywood couple. he almost went on a blind date with the show's host, andy cohen. >> and all those who are shocked in this world about this. >> are you being sarcastic? >> yes. he said within two minutes of their initial phone call, he -- cohen broke his cardinal rule, mention said cooper's
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the lack of freedom continues. >> the airplane ran out of gas. why it ran out of gas.
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could they have saved it if they declared an emergency early on? >> i'm in ohio state, right outside of watts hall, and there was a guy who crashed his car into a bunch of people and ran out and started attacking people with a knife. >> our officer was on scene and ended the situation in less than a minute. >> this is a fire for the history books, because it's unlike anything most have ever >> it was dark and when i saw her, it was like she came out of nowhere. >> she was bound. she had a chain around her waist. that was correct. she had a bag over her head. that is correct. her left-hand was in the vehicle, chained to something. >> do you believe mrs. papini's story? >> absolutely. >> this is an election in which there had been hacking and allegations of tampering all over the place. >> this is a fundraising notoriety-driven fraud by a
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nervous. they're so jittery. no recount, whatever you do, don't do a recount. >> this is trump's party now, and he won states that mitt romney lost. >> he continues with a message of inclusion, of bringing people together. >> the meeting went very well. showed a great grasp of a variety of the challenges that are out there and some of the opportunities as well. >> let's see how you did. first number, 21, 37, 44, 16. >> imperial forces are converging on our location. ? >> the force is strong. >> tell me you have a backup plan. >> and one more huge piece of breaking news on "world news now" about "world news now." >> yes. >> we now have 50,000 followers on twitter, yes!
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nearly three hours, a dubuque school committee decided thursday to take no action on a book that some people want the district to ban. so the "the perks of being a wallflower" will continue to be assigned reading for a literature class at hempstead high school. some parents complained about the book's sex scenes and depictions of drug and alcohol use. but the teacher does give students an alternative book to read if they or their parents request it. more
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making news in america this friday morning. a surprise announcement overnight from donald trump, revealing his pick for secretary of defense. and the president-elect's victory lap in ohio, with chants of "lock her up" and attacks on the media. plus trump and clinton campaign staffers clashing face to face. deep freeze, of arctic air, potentially record-breaking cold. one man behind the wheel, filming himself weaving through traffic at more than 115 miles an hour. what happened next? jail bird, the story behind this mugshot. a man with a parrot on his shoulder. from abc news in new york, this is america this morning.
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good morning, everybody. we've made it to friday. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm aide rein bink ert. donald trump heaping praise on supporters, wrapping up a day-long victory lap way fiery rally in ohio. >> trump highlighting his agenda, bragging about defeateding hillary clinton, and slamming the media. we're in washington, d.c. with details of what by all appearances was a presidential campaign event. >> reporter: good morning. his first stop was in indiana, to talk about saving jobs there, though he didn't save -- aur action plan to make america great again. we're going to discuss. although we did have a lot of
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>> from now on, it's going to be america first. okay? america first. we had people running our country that truly didn't know what the hell they were doing. didn't know what they were doing. we're going to defend the american worker. look what's happened right one of the reasons we're so divided today, is because our government has failed to protect the interests of the american workers and their families. we are not going to forget, believe me. your state has just experienced a violent atrocity at the great ohio state university. that further demonstrates the security threats that created and these are just threats that
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refugee programs. people are pouring in from regions of the middle east. we have no idea who they are, where they come from, what they're thinking, and we're going to stop that dead cold flat. we are going to appoint mad dog mattis as our secretary of defense. they say he's the closest thing to general george patton that we have, and it's about time. it's about time. president-elect there in cincinnati, and he's also promising that his deal to save jobs at carrier air conditioning plant is the first of many. now during his tour of the indianapolis factory, he warned that companies are no longer going to leave the u.s. without consequences, saying that
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carrier said it received $7 million in state tax incentives to keep the plant running. it still plans to move hundreds of other jobs to mexico. new jersey governor chris christie may be interested in being the next chairman of the republican national committee. donald trump's team said to be encouraging christie to go for the job vacated by reince priebus as he becomes white house chief of staff. the rnc role would put christie in a high profile it doesn't require senate confirmation. an angry war of words broke out last night between top staffers from the presidential campaigns. the extraordinary clash erupted at a post election forum that was sponsored by harvard's kennedy school of government. in one emotional exchange, clinton campaign communications director jen palmieri accused of trum campaign of using race imp, sexism, and fear mongering to garner votes. listen. >> i would rather lose than win
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no, you wouldn't. >> yes. >> that's clear today, no, you wouldn't, respectfully. how exactly did we win? go for it, jen. how exactly did we know? because i spent the last four month of my life to do it -- excuse me -- and we did it. >> audio only now. video will be available this weekend. the two sides did agree on one issue. both blamed the media for taking unfair shots at the candidates. the obama administration throwing its support behind the controversial move to require military draft. the white house backing the change, saying as more women are being incorporated into the mail -- male dominated workforce, it only makes sense that they should register for the draft. sad toll in the south, 11 people have now died in the historic wildfires in tennessee. crews are still searching for the missing and hot spots remain a threat. gatlinburg and pigeon forge suffering the worst damage. about 80 people have been
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several people have been charged with setting wildfires there. severe storms in the southeast also turning deadly this week. seven people killed, four also in tennessee. and three in alabama. more than 30 twisters were confirmed in eight states, stretching across more than 500 miles. crews are still working to restore power to thousands. now for a look at the weather for the rest of the nation. >> paul williams joining us with the details. >> good morning. the coldest air of the season is going to start off in the rocky mountain region for next week, and that's going to sweep its way over towards the mississippi valley region, and then finally it's going to work its way towards the northeast. now, it will introduce itself to us over this weekend. because we'll have the highs near the norm for this time of year, the lows will drop 10 to 15 degrees. even as we go into saturday, we're looking for a high pressure system to open the door for chilly and drier air. kendis, adrian? >> thank you, paul.
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the charter airline's license has been suspended. only six on board survived. carrying a soccer team, they thought they were on their way to glory. abc's david kerley has more. >> reporter: there was such joy among players and the jet crew as they took off for colombia and their first finals tournament. the 29-year-old co-pilot making her first flight with the airline. looking forward to flying the team, a flight with a chilling end. the charter jet other aircraft in a holding pattern above medellin. as another jet with a fuel problem is making a priority landing. the soccer charter announcing it too has a fuel problem. then an emergency. >> first time anybody knows they're that low on fuel. >> the controller asked the pilot to turn. no, the pilot says, he's headed to the airport. the controller quickly orders others jets to turn away. but with no fuel, no electricity, it's too late.
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for directions, a vector. >> now they're descending and they're descending into high terrain. they're essentially gliding into oblivion. >> reporter: at the crash scene, players shoes, their jerseys among the wreckage. all 71 killed, now identified as families prepare funerals. and a brazilian city continuing to mourn. candle light and flashlights in from the black boxes, the voice recorder telling us what the pilots were saying to each other, why they made the decisions they did. british investigators are now looking at those boxes. david kerley, abc news, washington. the train engineer who fell asleep while driving a new york state commuter train is now suing the railroad. the crash three years ago killed four passengers in new york city, but the engineer was not charged because he was suffering sleep apnea. now he's suing the railroad for $10 million, saying it should
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train when he fell asleep. >> $10 million. wow. a florida man in custody this morning after holding 11 people at gunpoint inside a credit union, threatening to kill them. it finally ended when s.w.a.t. teams found their moment and swooped in. abc's eva pilgrim has details. >> reporter: an alleged bank robber behind bars after a tense hostage stand-off. >> this is going to be an active shooter inside the bank. >> reporter: just after 9:00 a.m. s.w.a.t. teams and snipers racing to the gunman, 23-year-old nicholas da'quan humphrey, terrorizing nearly a dozen hostages with a handgun. >> he threatened to kill hostages multiple times. we had verifiable information that he was actually putting the gun to the back of the hostage's head. >> police watching the scene unfold on the credit union surveillance cameras. after two hours, two people who were hiding in the nearby room, make a run for it. >> my life flashed in front of my eyes, but i knew one thing, he wasn't going to get me back
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>> it created the window of opportunity that we needed to move inside and take him into custody. >> reporter: the s.w.a.t. team storming the bank, putting themselves between the hostages and the robber, as frantic family members watch from nearby. moments later, the shaken hostages fleeing the bank, their families grateful. >> just a burden lifted off me. to know that she is okay. >> reporter: humphrey will face multiple charges. we're told that none of the hostages were physically hurt in the stand-off. eva pilgrim, abc news, jacksonville, florida. you can now see niagara falls in a whole new light. l.e.d. light, to be exact. the new $3 million lighting system was switched on last night. >> officials say it will provide brighter and more robust color than the halogen lights that have been used for the past 20 years. the new lights which are located on the canadian side of the falls, also reduce energy usage
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>> and it's just in time for christmas. >> perfect timing. and coming up, a rescue for one of the most accomplished spacemen. talking about former nasa astronaut buzz aldrin, vauktded from a tour of the south pole after a medical emergency. what we're finding out this morning about his condition. and the new details revealed by the california mother of two who disappeared for three weeks after she went out jogging. what he's saying about the moments his wife was freed by her captors. one wash with tide pods and we're right back where we started. we look like catalogue models! who trusts a clean handyman anyway? yeah! turns out it was just dirt left there by our old liquid detergent. that's gross! they had built up a respectable, dingy character over the past couple washes. we earned that dinge! look how good we look! we can't look this good! dinge is the dirt the bargain detergent can't get to. tide pods can.
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us are watching very, very closely. we're hearing new details from the husband of that missing mother of two in california, found in the early hours of thanksgiving day, bound with chains on the side of a country road. >> in an exclusive interview with abc news, he's now revealing what happened in those moments after she was found outside of that car. here's abc's matt gutman. >> with his wife's kidnappers still out there, keith papini is cautious. keith has agreed to do the condition that we do it here in this undisclosed location, literally in the middle of nowhere. in an exclusive interview with "20/20," papini describing his wife's harrowing release. >> they kind of pushed her out of the vehicle. and she at this point has no idea where she's at. and then ran to the freeway. she's screamed so much, she said she was coughing up blood from the screaming, trying to get
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my wife, she's so wonderful, she's saying, maybe people aren't stopping because i have a chain, it looks like i broke out of prison. so she tried to tuck in her chain under her clothes. >> reporter: chained and beaten, hair cut off, body branded. keith papini still wrestling with the guilt. >> i thought about her being there, screaming my name. >> reporter: and it's at this intersection that keith realized his wife had been abducted. for the first time we're learning that the two women who released her, were the same ones who abducted her, forcing her into the car at gunpoint. matt gutman, abc news, redding, california. >> i was able to interview the husband when this first happened, when she first went missing. a lot of people have had suspicions about some of the
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some other kind of story. he said that she was a very, very happy mom and wife. this was her living her dream life. she had already decorated the house for christmas, there was no reason for her to leave. but he was suspicious from the start. >> which makes it even more of a mystery. police are once again interrogating her, interviewing her, trying to figure out if she heard any noises nearby, if there was a train rumble, or a cell phone might have rang. >> and where she was. >> she said she could only see their eyes. >> they had a bag over her head according to her and her husband were disguised for at least part of the time. but the good news, she's alive. how many stories have we seen lately where women go jogging and they end up dead? so compassion for this family for a harrowing month. >> absolutely. whatever happened in that case. we'll get more on that 20 on -- on this tonight on "20/20,"
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papini, 10:00 eastern time. >> we look forward to seeing that interview. and what we're hearing about the condition of former
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i i love that little jazzy beat. thanks so much to our sound guys. i just had to say that. >> i think they're saying, you're welcome. so he braved the deadly vacuum of outer space and extremes of boiling hot and ultra frigid temperatures on the surface of the moon. >> but now -- oh, i thought you were describing somebody's relationship for a second. now 86-year-old astronaut buzz aldrin is recovering from a medical emergency during a visit to the south pole. abc's elizabeth herr has the latest. >> reporter: bus aldrin's latest adventure started on a high note, the 86-year-old all smiles, sharing these pictures and writing, south pole, here i come. aldrin was part of a tourist group, visiting the south pole, when according to the national
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condition deteriorated, and as a precaution, the decision was made to have him medically evacuated. first boarded on a cargo plane in antarctica, then transferred to an ambulance headed to a hospital in new zealand. and this picture taken from his hospital bed, again showing him smiling. >> lift-off! >> reporter: the new jersey native and former fighter pilot became a household name and an american hero in 1969. that's when he became the second man onhe he later told david muir in an interview, he will never forget the moment he set foot on the moon. >> i get to the bottom, and i, with great confidence, jumped up. but i didn't quite make it to the bottom. >> reporter: in a statement, aldrin's manager said, mr. aldrin has fluid in his lungs, but he is responding well to antibiotics. abc news, new york.
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? you know it's friday when you hear that music. >> yeah, get some popcorn. time for insomniac theater, previewing two movies opening this weekend. >> this morning we start with "man down," in a post apocalyptic america, shia labeouf returns home to di the place he once called home is no better than the battlefields he left behind in afghanistan. as he tries to track down his son and his wife while battling his own inner demons of ptsd. >> what happened in that room was real. i can't take it back. i can't rewind.
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>> what is real is the near universal hatred of this film by the critics. it's getting 10% splat on rotten tomatoes. peter debose writing, it scolds audiences for not caring enough about our veterans. in other words, an awful mess of a movie. and soren anderson writes, only an atmosphere of deepening gloom and a premise of utter hopelessness. "man down," it says is like a movie anti-matter, it repels interest. >> oh, let's talk about some happy things. oh, my goodness. that's the worse you can say about a movie. from that low to very high high and natalie portman's portrayal of one of our most beloved first ladies. during our nation's darkest days. "jackie." a searing and intimate look at the days following the assassination of president john f. kennedy. as seen through the eyes of the first lady, still stunned by grief, suddenly an outsider, finding herself at odds with
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>> would you mind getting a message to all our funeral guests? >> of course. >> inform them that i will walk with jack tomorrow. alone if necessary. and tell general degau if he wishes to ride in an armored car or a tank for that matter, i won't blame him. and i'm sure the tens of won't either. >> why are you doing this, mrs. kennedy? >> i'm just doing my job. >> would have to be hard to nail that accent. jackie doing a good job with the critics who are giving it 89% on rotten tomatoes. borrowing from jfk's best selling book, steech witty describes it as a profile in courage. and peter travers calling it an electrifying portrayal that nails every nuance. >> i guess we'll see her at oscar time. that's the news for this half
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this morning on "world news now," donald trump's rockus rally. >> trump making his first suspended comments in the battle grouped states. and a teenager brings a gun on campus firing a shot in the hallway. how the 15-year-old was then the high speed crash playing out on social media, the driver going well over a hundred miles an hour weaving in and out of traffic. how it ends and the condition of the driver this morning. then playing jackie. natalie portman getting all the oscar buzz just after the death of jfk. the star talks to diane macedo on this friday, december 2nd.
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news now." >> happy friday. >> happy friday to you. we have adrienne here. we haven't seen diane here since she started rubbing elbows with the stars. >> she's definitely enjoying herself and we're happy with her. we'll see that interview with natalie portman later on. we begin this half hour with donald trump thanking supporters and celebra run for the white house. >> trump held an post election rally in cincinnati, ohio, last night. he highlighted his achievements, boasted his midwest win and then he announced another cabinet pick. more now from abc's kenneth moton. >> donald trump's victory lap, thanking ohio for giving him a decisive victory. >> i love you, ohio. this is a great place.
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>> trump's first stop on his thank you tour as it was announced he made his pick for secretary of defense. retired general mattes. >> and it's about time. >> only out of uniform for four years, congressman had to pass new legislation to get mattes confirmed. he led troops for several years and is known for but economic strategy was the focus on trump in indiana focusing on carrier air-conditioning saving 1,000 factory jobs headed for mexico. the state was vp mike pence is still the governor added carrier a $7 million package over seven years. trump's deal is under scrutiny
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demanding to know all the details. bernie sanders told "the washington post," trump has endange endangered all workers. >> trump's thank you tour will continue over the next few weeks and it will include krashl states he won and those he thought he should have done better in. >> and one more note about trump, he's reaching across the aisle, at least today, meeting with the north d heidi heitkamp who is being considered for a post possibly energy secretary. her state's republican governor will get to choose her replacement if she takes the post and that would bring the senate's gop minority up to 53. and new jersey governor chris christie may be interested in being the next republican chair committee.
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priebus as he becomes chief of staff. it will put christie in a high profile position. in michigan, state election officials will hear arguments from trump's tours, including a claim that the petition was not signed properly. green party candidate jill stein who initiated the recount, of course, calling the objection shameful. recount efforts in wisconsin to tennessee now where at least 11 people confirmed dead from those historic wildfires there, the flames raging across the great smokey mountains and tourist city gatlingburg. dozens have been treated for injuries. rain did deliver some relief, but fire officials caution the region remains vulnerable because of drought and the death toll could continue to rise.
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massive tornado slammed eight states. the twister killed at least seven people. it damaged and destroyed homes and businesses, power lines are down and thousands are still in the dark. former nfl running back joe mcknight has been shot to death in what appears to be a case of road rage. witnesses say mcknight was standing outside his car when another motorist opened fire. mcknight is the second former nfl player killed in the new orleans area ts former defensive end will smith also gunned down in april after a trafficlty aercation. families in the salt lake city area breathing a sigh of relief after the latest in what could have been a deadly string of school shootings. a 15-year-old managed to fire a shot until some brief people stepped in. those people, his parents. >> a near tragedy outside salt lake city stopped in a way
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>> student with a gun at muller park junior high there was an active shooter. he's under control now. a 15-year-old student armed with two guns fired one shot into the ceiling threatening students. but investigators say his own parents were already on the way, concerned about his recent behavior, they rushed to the school. heard the shot and went towards the sound. these two students were one classroom away and say it was the shooter's dad to intervened. >> took him out of the room the gun down and everything. >> police say they disarticled their own son before anyone was hurt. the teen's parents were worried about their son acting strangely. then they noticed two guns missing from their home and assumed the worst. they were right. police haven't said if the shooting was intentional or not. they credit the boy's parents with the fact that no one was hurt. neal car lentzky, abc news,
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steve jobs of coffee is stepping down as the ceo of starbucks. howard schultz led the name to a globally known brand. after april, schultz will focus on star bucks' involvement in social causes and a new chain of high end stores with, get this, $12 cups of coffee. >> that's not what we're paying now? >> why stop at a $6 la see how much you can charge people for coffee. >> we'll be lined up. we have another sign of the holiday season. the national christmas tree in washington now lit. president obama threw the switch at the white house for his eighth and final time. >> he was accompanied by first lady michelle obama and daughter sasha. president obama saying the tree brings a message of unity, decency and is hope. performers at the ceremony
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talk about the full spectrum there. >> exactly. and the 12 days of christmas, we always talk about this, will not cost much more than it did last year. apparently some folks at pnc bank did the calculations at the cost of all the gifts in the song and found the cost seasonal .7% more than last year. the total is $156,508. >> well, go ahead, then. the biggest increase was in the two turtledoves at more than 29%. oh, seven swans are the most expensive item, over $13,000. that's more than the eight maids a milking, nine ladies dancing and ten lords aleaping combined. let's face it, swans are much more expensive than a maid milking. >> yes, they are. we all know that. apparently turtle doves are more expensive this year because of a lack of availability is what we were told. we looked into it. >> got it. nice.
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how it finally came to an end. and on this first anniversary of the san bernardino massacre, some new evidence that officials say could have brought about the rampage. it's an abc news exclusive. that's straight ahead. >> we're finding new information that could have led to a motive in that case. remember, you can find us on facebook. wnnfans.com and twitter,@abcwnn.
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now infamous, speeding through traffic at 115 miles an hour, he finally lost control along route 6, plowing into the back of a garbage truck, barrelling across three lanes and slamming into the barrier. he survived, facing a slew of charges now. to california now, hard to believe it was a year ago today that one of the deadliest terror attacks in american history happened in san bernardino. >> this morning we're getting a new look at images captured just moments before the violence at the husband's christmas party. >> reporter: it's an annual tradition with the san bernardino county health department. a meeting and then a holiday party. officials tell abc news, new evidence shows the christmas decorations, the tree, may have been the trigger that led this man and his wife to go on their terror rampage.
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that she didn't think the muslims should have to participate in a anonymous limb holiday or event. >> reporter: san bernardino police chief jared bergwah tells abc news the shooting began shortly after farouk posed in front of the christmas tree and left the room. >> that possibly is a motive in this case. >> reporter: officials say farouk and his wife, tashfeen malik who came here from pakistan on a fiancee sharply focused on the holiday gathering. this surveillance video, obtained by abc news, shows farouk at a california firing range, just days before the attack, practicing with the weapons he and his wife would use. >> 911. >> we have an active shooter here. >> ma'am, listen to me, take a deep breath. is he still shooting? >> oh, my gosh. >> reporter: farouk and his wife killed 14 of his fellow workers at the party and wounded 22 more. >> how many rounds did he fire? >> oh, my god, a million. >> reporter: a short time later, they posted a message on
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isis leader abu bakr al baghdadi. but officials say the couple actually had to conduct an online search that very morning. who is the leader of isis? >> maybe they didn' truly know who it was. >> reporter: two lone wolves. who died in a fierce gun battle with police after killing so many. and the couple had more terror in mind. authorities say they left behind three pipe bombs in that conference room. police, they had been circling the neighborhood for hours, trying to remotely detonate those bombs and take more lives. brian ross, abc news, new york. >> unforgettable. coming up in our next half hour, sexual harassment at work. government numbers now showing a stunning 60% of women say they've experienced harassment on the job. one diverse group of women shining a light on what they're
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but first, shining a light on some of the darkest days in american history. what natalie portman is saying about portraying one of america's most beloved first ladies in her hours of unimaginable grief. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" continues after this from our abc
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? ? and a good early morning to you. with dozens of major films to her credit, spanning more than two decades, natalie portman is again stretching her range. >> she was one of america's most beloved first ladies, and it was one of america's darkest chapters. now portman takes us back to jackie kennedy's darkest days in a movie that's opening today. diane recently sat down with her in new york.
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jackie has its perks. >> my dialogue coach would laugh at me. while we were practicing, i would be like, i need to do something. i would cook. and it was good for me to be doing it while i was doing something else, because it made it unconsciously part of my system. >> and you get great meals out of it too. >> it's like a prize at the end of the session. >> reporter: the academy award winner has racked up two awards, two more nominations and plenty of oscar buzz for her role in her film rolel "jackie." >> you'll have to share something personal. people won't stop asking until you do. >> and if i won't, they'll interpret my silence however they want. her brows are fur rowed. her lips are drawn. she holds back her tears, but she can't hide her anger. >> reporter: framed around a real life interview jackie did just a week after her husband's murder, the film centers oklahoma exclusively on the days following president kennedy's assassination, giving us a view into the fractured psyche of a woman who just lost her husband,
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devastating blow. >> i'm not first lady anymore. >> reporter: and yet, still mourning their life together, jackie is determined to frame their legacy. >> people like to believe in fairy tales. and for one brief, shining moment -- there was a camelo. >> what was the most surprising thing that you learned about jackie that you think most people don't know? >> how much of a role she took in telling her own family story and her own family legacy, that she was the one who coined camelot, which is wild. and very ahead of her time. >> reporter: while john f. kennedy is barely seen in the film, robert kennedy is at fist forefront. a role peter sarsgaard nearly turned down. >> you said you don't like playing real people. how do you end up with this role? >> i did this movie in spite of it. when i was first offered it, i did not want to do it. people are just going to be
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like him. and i don't -- it's not what i do. >> reporter: but critics are loving sarsgaard as bobby, one of the few characters that jackie actually confides in. yet it's her relationship with the unnamed reporter played by billy crude-up that gives us some of the film's best moments. >> i'm saying, jack? jack, can you hear me? jack, i love you, jack. >> i'm guessing you won't allow me to write any of that. >> no. >> what makes her a great figure is not that she's an idol or an icon, or an arca type. it's that she's a human being who had to suffer through something extraordinary, and then also curate the legacy of her husband. >> and crude-up may be on his way to creating a new legacy of his own. >> you come out of the spotlight, win the oscar, now you're in another film with oscar buzz. do you have good luck, good taste, or are you the good luck
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>> i'm going with the last one there, to all of you directors out there. >> reporter: as for portman, not only is she considered a favorite to win her second oscar, she also has her second baby on the way. >> enjoy it. sometimes being tired can make you feel kind of happy and out of it. embrace the insomnia. >> yeah. >> reporter: diane macedo, abc news, new york. >> so that's what we've been doing wrong, not embraci >> i don't necessarily love being out of it, but i do know what she means, because there's somewhat of an adrenaline high that you get when you're on your 14th wind. >> absolutely. she showed off her baby bump last night at the d.c. premiere of it. she admitted that she looks a lot bigger than she actually is, because she's not due for several more months. >> she looked beautiful. >> and the critics love her in this role. peter travers calling her transfixing as jackie. >> we'll look forward to seeing
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ditch the misery. let's end this. all right, let's talk about some beer can christmas trees. >> yes. >> because nothing says the holidays like beer. >> especially in australia. in fact, they don't really drink the eggnog or the apple criider that we drink. they drink beer. this it's 14 feet high. he asked his friends to donate the beer cans as they celebrated weekly. this is the cool thing. it's actually to help raise awareness for alzheimer's, and an organization there that fund raises both wes's mother and grandmother died. >> would be better if they filled it with beer. >> so to another first, we had the first black president, first principal ballerina that's black, and now the first black
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america. in the 24-year history, this is the first to do that, which is unbelievable. his name is larry jefferson. he won this nationwide search for all of that, so kids will be greeting him over the next four days there in minneapolis. now we say goodbye and good luck to a colleague who has been a part of "world news now" for 23 years. barry mitchell. ? you produced my weirdest work just two guys quirk ? ? that's the staff in polka ? ? across the usa we stray to munchkin land for a parade ? ? that's the staff in polka ? ? we've had such great adventures you and i throughout this land ? ? allow choying down on bull testicles, boy, they tasted blavend ? ? we caught blue fish, what a scene
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? that's the staff in polka ? ? ? you spent years as a journalist and had some such lofty goals ? ? then we made olympic sport smashing toilet bowls ? ? 20 years on just this show taught me everything i know ? ? that's the staff and polka ? ? the old westminster show ? so we bought our own trophies and gave them out to mutts ? ? now you'll rise with the dawn, on "snl" they call you stephan ? we'll miss you, that's the staff and polka ? >> yeah. god speed, stephan.
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