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♪ we continue with the scandal following bill cosby. yesterday three of his accusers stood in front of cameras speaking out against cosby. >> also speaking out in her
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first interview, his tv wife for over a decade, phylicia rashad breaking her silence. for more on what she had to say we're "up all nightline" with abc's linsey davis. >> what has happened is a legacy has been attacked. a legacy is being erased. >> reporter: for eight years, phylicia rashad played bill cosby's wife coming to the embattled comedian's defense as more than a dozen women make accusations against the famed comedians. claims in some cases he drugged them, even sexually abused them. what do you say to the women that have repeatedly told these stories saying they were raped and drugged? >> what can i say to these women whom i don't know. what can i say to things you are hearing when i'm telling you what i've seen. i'm telling you what i've experienced. what can i say? >> what about then when you first heard any inkling that women were saying they had been drugged or raped?
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>> i had never heard that before. so this was the first time i was hearing anything like that. i can't even speak to those things and don't want to. >> reporter: and now rashad has found herself in the center of this controversy all because of this. you were quoting online as saying forget those women. >> and that was a misquote. that is not what i said. what i said is this is not about the women. this is about something else. this is about the obliteration of a legacy. that's what i said. >> reporter: after a portion of our interview aired, the reporter posted on his site in part, i did not misquote phylicia rashad but she didn't mean for it to be taken the way it was and i should have punctuated. >> reporter: their attorney gloria allred lashing out at rashad. >> phylicia, i vow to you that i will not forget these women. >> reporter: even as bill cosby
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formed in front of a packed ontario audience with a handful of protesters outside, rashad believed the allegations are an orchestrated attack. >> reporter: i do want to get your initial reaction to the allegations. >> well, my initial reaction to the allegations was, hmm, someone has a vested interest in preventing mr. cosby's return to network television. >> reporter: it's all about tarnishing cosby's legacy, she says. the show which debuted in the '80s was one of the first media images that portrayed african-american families as educated, ambitious and driven. >> he is a genius.sg3cu he is generous. he's kind. >> reporter: a man that america fell in love with night after night right here on your television screen. for "nightline," i'm linsey davis in new york. >> ms. rashad told linsey she hasn't spoken to cosby recently but did talk to him at the
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beginning of things and he said the internet has given some anonymous people a very loud voice. >> and her voice is one a lot of people have been waiting to hear. and that voice carries a lot of weight at this point. who knows how this could possibly sway things. everybody was waiting to hear from her. this is the strongest defense anyone has come out for bill cosby. very strong. more to come. coming up, brain games. a quest to find the next child genius as part of a reality tv show, but are parents pushing their kids too hard? in our next half hour, the people have spoken. the best in the entertainment world. which stars had the light shining brightest on the red carpet? that's always fun to see, right, reena? >> oh, yeah. >> you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ reality tv is starting off the year by getting a little smarter with some very smart little stars. >> it's called "child genius" a quiz show where kids compete to show off their intelligence. but how much should parents be pushing them? abc's mara schiavocampo has the story. >> these are some of the brightest kids in the united states. >> my goal is to get a ph.d. by the time i get my driver's license. >> reporter: the contestants are small but the iqs are through the roof. >> my daddy is not as smart as me.
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he has a 135 and i got a 146. >> reporter: lifetime's new quiz show "child genius" and with $100,000 on the line, it's the pressure from their parents is on. >> i'm leaving. >> you're never satisfied, mom. >> reporter: but is it too much, too young? >> if the kids are pushed too far, too hard, that can be devastating. >> reporter: 12-year-old ryan shay is one of the show's top competitors. >> my parents always tell me if i work really hard in my childhood, i won't have to work as hard later on. >> if you want to be the best in the nation you have to sacrifice all your fun time. sometimes or all the time. >> sometimes. >> reporter: part of ryan's competition. his parents using a different strategy. >> our primary focus is not just academics. we want him to be a well-rounded individual. >> the show is just one tiny speck in my life. i want to be known as kid genius
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or whatever. >> reporter: other shows like lifetime's "dance moms" and fox's "master chef jr." also featuring preteens who some would say are often pushed to their breaking point. >> oh, my god! >> reporter: parenting experts caution it's just a game. >> the important part of it is to be able to play the game and win or lose with grace. >> reporter: mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. >> a lot of pressure there. >> on the kids? i don't know -- well, not i don't know because the pressure is there, but -- >> you are the son of a school principal. >> he was my high school principal. that was a good time. and look where i ended up. no, i don't know. these kids are impressive. everyone has their opinion. i bet if we check in with those kids in 10, 15 years, we'll say wow. >> they'll be running the world
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we may be officially replaced by legos delivering the news. you don't seem surprised by that. why is that? there's a site that kind of gives people news re-enacted by legos. tack a look at this. remember the big ellen oscar selfie, one of the most re-tweeted tweets ever? this is what it looks like by the lego folks. remember the furry convention? this is what it looks like when the furry lovers attend a convention. remember the crane that dropped on to a house during a proposal? there's the guy trying to propose. crane falling over. pretty good. it's called the short news instagram re-enacted by lego
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characters. i wonder what we'd look like. >> you know what? we should ask them to put that together for us. >> maybe next week we should have them do it for us. what was the next story? about the birds and the bees. parents always wondering how they'll tell this to their kids. here are some examples just watch this. >> so when people are in love -- >> don't say that again. >> so mommy and daddy got together and we took off all our clothes and we got inside the blanket blankets where we were really warm. >> oh. >> oh, that's painful. >> took off all our clothes and got under the blankets. i don't know how that one finished up. but it's a funny conversation between parents and their little ones about the birds and the bees. >> it's also a difficult
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conversation to have about airplane etiquette. like all those different scenarios. they came up with a campaign of their own. we're not telling you how to act but raising some of these situations like when a man falls asleep on top of a girl. and a girl tries to figure out how to get over a sleeping person to go to the bathroom. >> what do you do here? what do they recommend that the woman should? >> in that situation i'd call 911. >> oh, you're on a plane. what is your bad etiquette? >> i do that. i really do. i climb over the person because they are passed out anyway. >> that is a little hard. >> that's happened to me a couple of times. the last thing, people take the selfies. remember this video a while back? people take pictures of their butts. this went off a long time. trying to get a perfect picture of her butt. a company has come up with the
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this morning on "world news now" -- terror attack. this morning on "world news now" -- terror attack. new details about the gunmen accused of opening fire in a paris newspaper office in the deadliest siege in france in years. we have extensive coverage. deadly conditions. pile-ups in several states on snow-covered roads. this week's harsh winter blast and the subzero windchills keeping a million students home from school today. jolt after jolt. a dozen earthquakes this week far from the usual quake zone. the damage left behind and why experts are so concerned. and hollywood honors. the big winners and fashions at "the people's choice awards" last night, and how betty white got so much attention. that's in "the skinny" on this thursday, january 8th. >> announcer: from abc news,
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this is "world news now." good morning to you all on this thursday. i'm t.j. holmes. >> i'm reena ninan. we begin with the intense search for the two most wanted men in france after horrific terror attacks that stunned paris and the entire world. >> the masked gunmen opened fire at a newspaper bursting into an editorial meeting and calling the victims by name before shooting them one by one. by the time it was over 12 people were dead, 11 wounded. meanwhile, thousands of people have been gathering across paris and other big cities to protest and condemn the attack hoping to send a message that terrorism won't win. >> abc's alex marquardt begins our coverage where the manhunt for the gunmen is underway. alex, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. france is reeling from this attack, the worst terrorist attack in half a century. here about 90 minutes from paris, police are combing through an apartment in this building looking for any clues that might lead them to the suspects. french authorities have named the three men they believe took
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part in the attack. one of them, an 18-year-old, has already turned himself in to police in a town about 2 1/2 hours northeast of paris. police have put out a wanted poster for the other two men who they say are armed and dangerous. brothers in their 30s named said and cherif kouachi. cherif had been sentenced to three years in prison in 2008 for helping send young frenchmen to join al qaeda in iraq. the deputy mayor of paris told abc news the attackers called out the names of the victims and then shot them one by one in the head execution-style. president barack obama spoke with president francois hollande from air force one to express his condolences. and tens of thousands of people gathered across france to mark this tragic event. in paris holding up signs saying, "we are not afraid." and in french "i am charlie."
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a phrase that's been tweeted more than 650,000 times. president hollande has declared thursday to be a national day of mourning. flags will fly at half staff, and at noon there will be a minute of silence to remember the dead. t.j., reena? >> thank you, alex. unlike the recent lone wolf attacks in australia and canada, this latest massacre was carefully planned. the gunmen are believed to have been born in paris which would make them homegrown terrorists. abc's brian ross has more. >> reporter: the eyewitness video tells the story. the gunmen dressed in black combat outfits carrying automatic weapons, difficult to obtain in france. they appear to have extra ammunition magazines strapped across their chests wearing special shooting gloves to steady their aim. the tight cluster of bullet holes in the police car windshield, the work of someone well trained to use an automatic weapon. and here, one of the attackers calmly executing a police officer lying on the sidewalk. >> this was a hit, a
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professional hit. they were cool, calm and collected. they had fire discipline. their bullets hit the targets. >> reporter: "charlie hebdo" magazine and its editor had been the subject of repeated threats from al qaeda leaders. over the cartoons that mocked the prophet mohammad. after the magazine was fire bombed three years ago, its editor stephane charbonnier told abc news he would not be intimidated. >> we are dead. >> reporter: charbonnier was one of the ten journalists killed by the attackers who somehow knew to hit just as the weekly editorial meeting was getting underway. brian ross, abc news, new york. stay with abc news as we uncover the latest developments from paris. look for updates on "america this morning" and "good morning america." another developing story we are following this morning.
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the urgent search for the black boxes of airasia flight 8501. they are located in the plane's tail section which is now lying upside down in the java sea. the challenge for divers to figure out how to remove them. the information on those flight data recorders will go a long way toward revealing why the plane went down. the wreckage is six miles from where the jet disappeared from radar. new details on the murder-suicide at a texas v.a. clinic. police say the gunman was an army veteran who served in iraq. he was a former employee at the el paso clinic. the victim was a psychologist. the gunman had apparently threatened the doctor before. two young florida sisters are charged with premeditated murder in the shooting of their brother. the parents were out of town at the time. the 16-year-old boy who was killed was often left in charge of his siblings, including a 3-year-old. the 15-year-old girl reportedly
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told police her brother beat her on the day of the shooting. 200 million americans are facing a deep freeze that's forcing school closures for more than a million children. the snow and ice already causing deadly crashes. this one along interstate act in western pennsylvania involving 18 vehicles. it killed three people and injured at least 30 others. it was one of many pile-ups across the country. here now abc's alex perez. >> reporter: in michigan, blowing snow causing a 44-car pile-up in muskegon. earlier this minivan carrying a family of four got stuck under a moving semi truck. >> it was snow blinding. we ran into the back of a semi truck and he's not stopping and our car is embedded underneath of it. >> reporter: the semi dragged the minivan a frightening 16 miles. >> the windshield is completely shattered. i can't see nothing. >> reporter: police finally flagged down the semi driver. luckily, no serious injuries. the deep freeze gripping much of the eastern half of the country. >> people are driving up in these areas and losing control and crashing. >> reporter: in the chicago suburbs, they are battling polar
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temperatures rescuing 18 people after a fire ripped through this house. bitter cold making it painful for humans and even pets. see the red from this thermal imaging camera? that's heat escaping. frost bite could begin in minutes. >> you get some pins and needles and then the numbness. then at times you can get pain which is actually the nerve endings getting injured. >> reporter: we're still not in the clear as this arctic cold is expected to stick around through the start of this weekend. alex perez, abc news, chicago. a look at today's weather. lake effect snow will fall over the eastern great lakes. parts of north dakota and minnesota will be under a blizzard warning with wind gusts topping 50 miles an hour. south texas will see some rain showers. >> all states east of the mississippi river have windchill advisories dropping to as low as minus 45 degrees in the midwest. nearly half the country will barely get into the 20s. 40s across much of the south and the west. 70s in l.a. and phoenix. the university of virginia is trying to move past its
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sexual assault scandal with a new set of rules for fraternity functions. the campus was rocked last fall when the "rolling stone" article about a gang rape at a fraternity party. now the school's fraternities have proposed and its president approved new rules for parties including a ban on beer kegs and the positioning of a sober fraternity member at the stairs leading to any house's residential room. florida state's controversial and heisman winning quarterback jameis winston is going pro. winston is giving up his final two seasons of eligibility to enter this spring's nfl draft. he's expected to be one of the first quarterbacks selected. winston's announcement he's leaving fsu came the same day a woman who has accused him of sexual assault sued the school's board of trustees claiming its response to her allegations were unreasonable. the school's president calls the suit quote, merrittless. house republicans are posturing to force an explosive battle over social security
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finances before the 2016 presidential election. at issue is a shortfall in social security's disability program. the gop-led house adopted a new rule stopping an easy fix by moving cash from social security's retirement fund into that disability program. this is something that's been done nearly a dozen times over the past 70 years. senator elizabeth warren is charging republicans with inventing a social security crisis. on wall street, stocks closed slightly higher after a slight boost in oil prices and hopes to stimulate europe's economy. the dow closed up over 200 points. a slight gain of nearly 1.25%. stock in nike moved higher as the company announced it would release sneakers like those worn by marty mcfly. no tying of laces necessary. nike says the air mag sneakers will be out some time this year. no word on how much they will cost. >> a lot. a new bundle of joy has made her debut, coming into the world with a little something extra. >> sounds like most babies. little alyssa bailey is not all gums.
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she was born in missouri last week with two front teeth. two adorable pearly whites on the bottom row. teeth that usually come when babies are about six months old. mom is taking no chances. >> i know a lot of people ask me, does it hurt? well, i'm bottle feeding. breastfeeding but bottle feeding. >> i don't blame you, honey. doctors say alyssa is perfectly healthy and the two teeth are expected to grow normally. >> i wonder just how rare that is. but, man, for a new mom, she gets no break. >> they say the so-called natal teeth occurs 1 in every 2,000 or 3,000 newborns. that seems a lot more than i expected. >> good luck, mom. coming up in "the skinny," john travolta has a new role. >> the man behind the love stories, nicholas sparks. a change in his love life. could this lead to a change in
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a rash of earthquakes have been reported and not in an area normally associated with moving the seismograph. >> 11 earthquakes have been felt in and around dallas in a 24-hour period. scientists are trying to figure out what in the world is causing this. here now abc's clayton sandell. >> reporter: when you think earthquakes, you think california, japan, maybe mexico. but texas? >> did we just have an earthquake? >> yes, ma'am, i believe we did. >> reporter: in the last 24 hours, nearly a dozen small quakes clustered near irving leaving texas-sized cracks. >> just like a line coming through. just like it separated my house.
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>> reporter: rattling the entire dallas-ft. worth area. >> i want to know what's the cause of it? what's going on? >> reporter: at the national earthquake information center, in golden, colorado, they aren't ruling anything out. quake experts say tremors could be a rare natural fluke, but they also say huge amounts of waste water, a by-product of oil and gas exploration pumped deep underground just might be the trigger. that's what scientists believe is happening in the oil and gas boom towns in oklahoma, now the most active earthquake state in the country. a 4.0 shaker there. >> could this be the start of something bigger? >> the more small earthquakes you have, the more likely it is you could have a larger damaging quake. >> reporter: texas officials are working on new emergency plans, getting ready for what might be coming next. clayton sandell, abc news, golden, colorado. >> insurance companies are cashing in. $10 a month saying you can get earthquake insurance now. >> this is the time to do it,
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when everybody is scared. coming up, see which movie star is making his return to television. and the biggest moments from "the people's choice awards." it's all next in "the skinny." >> announcer: "world news now"
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on, folks. all right. you'll see why we're laughing in a second. so many stars out last night looking for the truest form of acceptance. "the people's choice awards." these are awards from the people. >> did you call it the truest form of acceptance? >> yes. if the people choose the award, you don't have some room of experts giving you the award. this is the best form. >> i get it. heavy hitters from music and movie and tv collided. last night's big moments. iggy azalea had a big performance and took home best hip hop artist. she admits she was late for the awards because she was home watching dax shepard's show "parenthood." >> the guys from "entourage" made an appearance as well. johnny drama wasn't there. no word on where he was. and ben affleck picked up the humanitarian award.
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he graciously gave credit to the people who are the real humanitarians and accepted it on behalf of the eastern congo initiative. >> nice suit there. perhaps the best moment of the night was captain america who gallantly offered betty white an arm. she won the icon award. she certainly is an icon. >> she keeps going and keeps going. great to see how, what is she, who knows how old she is? is she 90 yet? >> she's ageless. >> a younger generation is falling in love with her. now to the red carpet where stars strutted some of their best and worst looks. kicking it off, actress kristen bell was pretty in pink. her first major public appearance since giving birth in december. >> sarah hyland getting mixed reviews with this sparkly number. gabby union, also mrs. dwyane wade rocked a huge gown with a plunging neck line. >> then there were the pant suits. funny girl melissa mccarthy looking chic there in all black. bella thorn pulling off a similar look. >> and one of the most stunning looks worn by "castle" actress
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stana katic. wearing a carolina herrera grown. someone else is going to be making their return to tv. who? let's ask mr. carter for the big reveal. >> mr. vinnie barbarino! >> john travolta. 30 years ago from "welcome back carter" doing some elvis. he's danced a lot in his career. well, travolta is back. this was the last time he had a regular role on a television show. that's 30 years ago. >> he'll join the cast of fx's "american crime story." the people versus o.j. simpson playing the role of defense attorney robert shapiro. you remember one of my favorite songs from last year? >> you remind me just about every day. >> "chandelier."
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♪ i'm going to swing from the chandelier ♪ ♪ chandelier ♪ >> i have to hear this every day, folks. every single day. the song features this 12-year-old from "dance moms" wearing a signature platinum blond wig. she's back now in that same leotard, but she's joined by -- you recognize that guy? >> that's shia labeouf. >> that's shia labeouf. >> no, it isn't. really? >> we're trying to make sense of this video. it was released not too long ago. and what is it supposed to be? interpretive dance? cage fighting? >> cage fighting? >> i mean, what is this? >> it's kind of creepy. kind of -- it's like a bad traffic accident. you can't take your eyes off of it. >> i'm not deep enough to understand it. >> okay. how about we do the birthdays? >> let's do it, quickly. >> celebrating their big day, host of "the osgood file" on sunday mornings. charlie osgood turns 82. >> brilliant physicist stephen
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a storybook ending. >> wait. don't go. >> reporter: separating from his wife of 25 years. >> tell me about this dream girl. >> reporter: the mother of sparks' five children, cassie, was also the best selling author's muse inspiring many of the 17 romantic books he's written since the two married in 1989. >> nicholas said in a statement exclusively to people that he and his wife cassie did not make this decision lightly and they still have a deep mutual respect for each other. of course, they are asking for their privacy for their five children. >> reporter: nine of sparks' novels have turned into box office hits grossing more than $500 million. >> it's beautiful what you do. >> reporter: now the end of his marriage is sparking a major meltdown online among his fans tweeting, how am i supposed to believe in love anymore when nicholas sparks is getting a divorce? another saying i've lost hope and love does not exist. >> don't talk like that. >> it's true. >> i think that's a little dramatic. i think that people are so emotionally connected to the stories that there's a blurred
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line between reality and fantasy. >> reporter: by getting paid to write about the trials and tribulations of love, the author's never been comfortable dishing out marriage device publicly. >> he told "people" in 2003. he feels like people have had longer and better marriages than he, and he could actually learn a lot from others. >> reporter: sparks now leaving the happily ever after to the characters in those iconic love stories. juju chang, abc news, new york. >> it's -- you hate to hear that. people talk about this. he's a star and all that. any time a marriage breaks down, you hate to hear it. >> wasn't it chris rock who said nelson mandella spent 28 years tortured and beaten in prison. >> got out and got divorced. he said i can't take this. didn't chris rock do that? >> which is funny. we didn't do that justice. don't miss our updates on facebook at wnnfans.com. >> it's a good one. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing
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good morning. good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> hello to you all. i'm t.j. holmes. here are some of the top headlines on "world news now." the hunt is on for two gunmen behind that brazen terror attack in paris accused of killing 12 people at a french newspaper. one suspect has turned himself in to police. today the nation is in mourning. full coverage ahead. divers are working to remove the black boxes from the tail section of airasia flight 8501 in the waters off indonesia. the problem is the tail section is upside down and partially buried in the sea floor. police are reviewing an officer-involved shooting at the columbus, ohio, airport. an armed man was killed after he lunged at officers with a knife.
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earlier the man had tried to buy a plane ticket using a fake i.d. bill cosby's tv wife has broken her silence. phylicia rashad is coming to his defense over the sexual abuse allegations. the woman who played clair huxtable calling the scandal an orchestrated attack on cosby's legacy. those are some of our top stories on this thursday, january 8th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." we begin with the ongoing manhunt in france after the deadliest terror attack there in at least two decades. >> police are zero city about 100 miles from paris where 12 people were killed at a french newspaper. two suspects still on the loose, but an 18-year-old is in custody. we'll get the latest from abc's karen travers. >> reporter: french authorities are frantically searching for the suspected gunmen in paris. these two men seen on this wanted poster released by french
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police are brothers in their 30s and are armed and dangerous. known to french authorities, they are believed to be behind the shooting rampage at the offices of the french satirical magazine "charlie hebdo." a third suspect, an 18-year-old, turned himself in to police wednesday night. at least a dozen people were killed during a staff meeting at the "charlie hebdo" offices. the french officials said the attacks were carefully planned. >> they called their name and shot them. clearly an execution. they knew the men they were >> ter:men aay auts fonedtheym an they had fire dn their bullets hit the targets. >> reporter: "charlie hebdo" has been threatened several times in recent years for its caricatures and controversial cartoons. in 2011 its offices were firebombed in retaliation for a cover featuring a spoof of the
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prophet mow ham mad. reactions poured in from artists all over the world showing their support for the french magazine and free speech. an immense demonstration of solidarity. thousands gathered in paris declaring they were not afraid. abc news has confirmed one of the suspects still at large was sentenced in france in 2008 to three years in prison on terrorism related charges. t.j., reena? >> karen, thank you so much. a show of solidarity for the people of france is stretching to the u.s. large crowd gathered for a candlelight village outside the french consulate in san francisco. also held signs and sang the french national anthem. people alsoin d in th manicanessi some of them ch pcht of conernse. as they raise the terror aler in france to its highest level, u.s. e a
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stepping up security in some our biggest ci >> reporter: there's evidence of more security already here in paris after the massacre that occurred in paris. new york police are standing guard outside the french consulate. to assassinate western journalists, including here in the u.s. no specific threats have been identified, but this is a real concern. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. keep it here on abc news as we cover the developments from paris. look for instant updates on abcnews.com and on "america this morning." the fbi is considering all possible motives, including domestic terrorism in the explosion near a colorado naacp office. it happened in colorado springs outside a barber shop that shares a building with a chapter of the civil rights group. there were no injuries, only minor damage. with the murder trial of former new england patriots tight end aaron hernandez
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starting tomorrow, one of his relatives has been granted immunity. hernandez has pleaded not guilty to the 2013 murder of a semi pro football player. the woman given immunity is the sister of hernandez's cousin. who is also charged in connection with the case. hernandez's fiance may also be granted immunity. jury selection starts tomorrow. protesters angry over the grand jury decision in the michael brown case disrupted the opening day of the missouri legislature. dozens of protesters unveiled banners and led chants from the visitors gallery shortly after it convened. lawmakers will be considering several measures stemming from last august's shooting in ferguson. president obama is in phoenix this morning. he'll speak to a local high school about the improving economy. yesterday in detroit, the president laid out his vision for the remaining two years of his term. >> i've only got two years left in office. i didn't want to wait until the state of the union to talk about all the things that make this country great and how we can make it better. i thought i'd get started this
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week. the republican-controlled congress has something to say about whether the president's vision is realized. the white house has threatened to veto two priority pieces of legislation including a bill approving construction of the keystone pipeline. a white-out is blamed for the death of three people in a pile-up in western pennsylvania. nine cars and nine tractor trailers collided along interstate 80. the coroner described the crash scene as carnage and metal everywhere. at least 30 were injured. one first responder says the sudden whiteout had reduced visibility to virtually zero. bitter cold across nearly half the country is forcing more than a million students to stay home from school today. from the upper midwest into new england and into the south, the actual temperature, not the windchill, registered minus 12 yesterday in wisconsin. accuweather's justin povick joins us with the latest on today's snowfall and temperatures. >> thanks. the cold obviously the big story throughout the northeast.
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we are concerned about snow rolling back in as well late thursday, thursday night into friday. a couple of inches of snow across upstate new york from albany northbound into the green and white mountains throughout vermont and new hampshire and back into maine as well. also snow back to the west over the upper midwest to the great lakes to around madison, milwaukee and chicago late day. reena and t.j., back to you. now to the movies starting with civil rights-era drama "selma." residents of selma, alabama, were lined up around the corner to get two free tickets to see the film. paramount pictures is putting on ten free showings over the weekend. each selma resident was given two free tickets. it officially opens tomorrow. it seems art has lost the battle over corporate profits. in "fifty shades of grey." a year ago the screen writer promised the screen adaptation would be raunchy, promising an nc-17 rating.
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promised one. well now it appears producers do care how much the movie will make. they've given the film an "r" rating, just an "r." you can't expect to see, well, maybe as much as you thought you might see in theaters. not going to go full frontal here. nc-17, they say, does hurt the movie's chances because it limits how many can go see this movie. >> you keep talking about how much you love this movie and can't wait to see it. >> yeah, because i'm such a big fan of the novels. i keep them next to the bed. where else would they be? >> that's his favorite sound effect. >> what is that? >> moving on. a couple of young ladies in san diego who will likely never forget what they saw in an office bathroom. >> just let your mind wander after the last story, right? >> stephanie went to the
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bathroom and noticed the toilet water was a little higher than normal. she used the plunger and looked back in and she saw the head of -- she saw a snake. she ran to her desk screaming. animal control came in and pulled out the snake. it was over five feet long. >> i'm shivering. this is just horrible. it was taken to a facility where it bit a handler. it bit a handler. if the snake isn't claimed by tomorrow, it will go to a rescue group. >> so they are sure this was somebody's. this wasn't just running around in the wild. that's somebody's snake. >> it didn't come up like -- wasn't there an anaconda movie? >> i don't think they came up through toilets. >> okay. >> but another reason to use the great sound effects. coming up, the best movies from the last year. rotten tomatoes are here with their pick. a stand-up comedian is not laughing about an attack on stage. the assault with a baseball bat. we'll tell you who came to the rescue. a little later, a baby gorilla rejected by her mother.
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bill cosby got a standing bill cosby got a standing ovation last night in canada. his first show since many of those sex abuse claims surfaced. protesters were outside the show with signs reading "rape is no joke." cosby's tv w phylicia rashad is speaking out in his defense. she tells abc's linsey davis that she believes the allegations are part of a campaign to ruin cosby's legacy. a stand-up act at a club outside seattle came to a standstill when a man charged the stage swinging a baseball bat. >> the comedian never saw it coming and has a skull fracture.
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joe moreno from komo in seattle has the story. >> reporter: as a stand-up comic, bill has faced tough crowds before. he also knows how to handle hecklers. >> hecklers can't faze me. i got hit with a baseball bat. >> reporter: he was getting ready to introduce the next comedian to the stage. >> i was getting the next mike stand. >> reporter: a man ran up with a baseball bat and came up swinging for avila's head. two blows connecting knocking him to the floor. >> we were shocked because that's just something that doesn't happen on a comedy shade. >> reporter: some shielded avila, the rest worked to take down the attacker. that man tried out a stand-up routine a few weeks ago trying to be jesus christ. but the bit bombed. >> it was offensive on every level. i don't get offended easily. i don't set a lot of rules. people say a lot of offensive things.
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>> reporter: avila says each week the man pushed the same routine so he banned him from the show. whether that's the motive for the attack is unclear. >> a heckler here and there is one thing. this was something completely different. >> reporter: avila has three young children and knows how lucky he is not to suffer brain damage or worse. if nothing else, his trip to the hospital will give him some fresh material for a few laughs on stage. >> joe moreno from our station in seattle. tough to see, though. >> and that's what -- he's going to use this as material. and you know he will. this is what comics do. they push the envelope. you aren't a good comic if you haven't offended a lot of people. i can't wait to hear what joke he's going to make about this one. >> he's out of the hospital later today. >> they're doing a benefit for him as well. that's a tight-knit community, the comics out there. we're looking ahead to this weekend's golden globes. >> rotten tomatoes helps us pick who will win big. you're watching "world news now."
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editor in chief matt atchitee joins us with moire. let's get started with the golden tomato for the best wide release film. >> that goes to "boyhood." kind of an amazing cinematic achievement filmed over the course of 12 years. we see the actor, a young actor start out at about 6 years old. we see him literally become a man. it's a story of a boy who has his parents split up and his mom goes through succession of bad husbands. we see him learn who he is. it's a great, great movie. critics really love it. 98% on the tomato meters with 250 reviews at last count. critics really think this was a stunning achievement. >> what is it about this movie they love? >> not just the time it took to film it. there's this kind of -- almost a game tick was shot over 12
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years. it's kind of the most amazing coming of age story. we really see this kid grow up and it tells a story that really i think, only cinema can tell being able to show someone grow up on screen. you see this young man become who he's going to be. >> and another golden tomato going to "selma." >> kind of a late addition to the awards race. and a lot of favorites, i think, for a lot of people. an amazing movie about the march and the events leading up to the march from selma to mobile. >> a lot of people passed on this. >> it was in development for a long time. great movie. 100% on the tomato meter with upwards of 70 reviews. really an amazing movie. not just one of those kind of eat your vegetables movie. a really excite enjoyable movie. >> your pick for best animated film? >> the lego movie.
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that's going to get love at oscar time. this great movie that who would have thought you could make a great movie out of legos. super fun and got a little dusty in the theater. >> you got teary eyed over a lego animated movie? >> wouldn't you? don't you have a heart? >> i may have to go see this now. let's talk about best reviewed comedy. >> "grand budapest hotel." probably his most stylized film. we see a lot of influence of his earlier animated films. great comedic per formance by ralph fiennes. opens up a new career path for him. critics love this one. very funny and enjoyable. >> what are your big surprises this year? one year there was "slumdog millionaire" was the big takeaway. >> this may not be a huge surprise. i think we'll see a golden globe for jennifer aniston this year.
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i think that's going to happen. you can kind of make predictions based on who they think is going to attend and we didn't see nominations for angelina jolie this year. i'm sure the hollywood foreign press doesn't want angelina jolie and jennifer aniston at the same show. >> i didn't know they put those things into calculation. >> i don't think that's totally off the radar. >> what would be a possible surprise movie that takes it away at the golden globes that we weren't expecting? >> that's a good question. "selma." "selma" might be a little bit of a surprise. hollywood foreign press likes to award the most glamorous movies. it's a good movie but doesn't hit the glam factor. that being said it's an amazing movie, one of the best movies of the year. >> rotten tomatoes editor in chief matt. thanks for joining us.
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moved to cincinnati in a private plane wrapped in this blanket to feel as if she was being held by another gorilla. she's now being brought to the columbus zoo. it's a delicate task getting mothers to embrace baby gorillas. a collapsed lung pneumonia setting in. a week later a stunning turn around sucking her thumb, drinking from her bottle, even getting burped. the biggest test of all, meeting her mother. they carry the baby outdoors. the baby looking in mom looking out. but holding the baby would come next. cameras capturing the moment they put that baby into the cage. from the surveillance camera the moth approaches the baby reaching out to her, cradling her. >> she immediately went up to the baby picked it up and held it. >> reporter: zookeepers in
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columbus now hoping for the same thing. the task more challenging because the baby is an orphan hoping for a mother to embrace her. nine human caretakers taking shifts around the clock. placed in a cage next to her potential new family. one hand reaching out to another between the bars. a 4-month-old waiting for a family. david muir, abc news new york. >> the columbus zoo says they've done this 14 times and four of the gorillas have come from other zoos. >> they know what's they are doing. this is amazing to see what the process is you have to go through to find a home for -- >> look at her reaching out. so sweet. >> we will certainly keep you posted here about little camina. >> follow us an facebook at wnnfans.com.
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this morning on "world news now" -- terror in paris. the deadliest attack in france in decades and the major developments overnight. >> clearly an execution. they knew the men they were hunting. >> this horrifying bloodshed in a newspaper office. what may have inspired the attack and concerns here in the u.s. dangerous conditions. the icy roads, deadly pile-ups and life-threatening subzero windchills keeping 1 million american children out of school today. defending bill cosby. as more women accuse cosby of sexual assault, his sitcom wife speaks out. >> this was the first time i was hearing anything like that. >> her jaw-dropping comments in a growing scandal. it's an abc news exclusive on
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this thursday, january 8th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> hello to you all. i'm t.j. holmes. we start with the brazen terror attack in paris sending shockwaves around the world. >> a widespread manhunt is under way for these two brothers accused of brutally killing 12 people and wounding 11 at a french satirical newspaper that often mocked islam. the editor and two police officers among the dead. a third suspect just 18 years old has surrendered to police. >> meanwhile, spontaneous rallies are being held in cities as far as new york and san francisco. thousands gathering to condemn the shooting rampage. some carrying banners saying "we are not afraid." abc's terry moran is in france where it's a national day of mourning. >> reporter: in the streets of paris, terrorists wearing ski masks and carrying automatic weapons firing a hail of bullets. the deadliest attack france has
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seen in decades unfolding here at the offices of "charlie hebdo," a satirical newspaper about a mile from the notre dame cathedral. the attackers pulling up around 11:30 a.m. opening fire on two doormen killing one. inside they find corrine rey and her daughter. they force them to give them the security codes and enter. the masked men walking into an editorial meeting gunning down the editor stephane charbonnier and then nine others. >> they called their name and shot them. and they were shot in the head. there was not a riot. it was clearly an execution. >> reporter: five minutes later, the gunmen racing out shooting at police and shouting --
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all allahu akbar, god is great. and according to witnesses, we avenge the prophet muhammad. they shoot and wound one policeman and then running towards him, they execute him on the ground. sprinting to their car, they speed off. in their wake, a chaotic scene. the wounded on stretchers. neighbors shocked something like this could happen here. an anti-terror operation. heavily armed police surrounding an apartment building in a city 80 miles from paris. as night fell on paris, thousands gathering holding signs, "not afraid" and this -- "je suis charlie," "i am charlie." this is a city in shock, but no question about it, a city determined to fight back. terry moran, abc news, paris. president obama has called the paris attack cowardly and evil. the white house released this photo of the president speaking with french president francois hollande from air force one expressing solidarity and offering condolences and assistance with finding the suspects. the president held talks about
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the shooting with vice president biden and secretary of state john kerry. the terror attacks bring to mind the recent deadly attacks like the one in canada and australia. this was not a lone wolf operation clearly. a carefully executed plan and cause for great concern. more from abc's martha raddatz. >> reporter: the recent attacks in canada, in australia, were carried out by people who appeared to be inspired by isis online but didn't really know much about it. the so-called lone wolves who were likely mentally disturbed and looking for a cause. but these men seemed homegrown and far more hard core, more determined to terrorize and kill as many as possible. this is exactly the kind of attack authorities fear most in the u.s. terrorists who may have traveled out of the country to get trained and then return, or those connected to a larger group, a larger cause where they can get weapons and support within their own country. martha raddatz, abc news, washington. here in new york, the police
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department has beefed up security around the french consulate in response to the paris attack. but there won't be a noticeable change across much of the city. officials say that's because new york already has an extensive security and counter terrorism presence in place. meanwhile our coverage of the terror attack in paris does not end here. we'll update the investigation in our next half hour. another developing story, the urgent search for black boxes of airasia 8501. they are located in the plane's tail section which is lying upside down on the floor of the java sea off indonesia. the challenge is to figure out how to remove them. the information on the flight data recorders will go a long way toward revealing why the plane went down. the wreckage on the sea floor is six miles from where the jet disappeared from radar. investigators in ohio are investigating a deadly police officer involved shooting at the columbus airport. it started when a man tried to buy a ticket using a fake i.d.
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then he lunged at officers with a knife. he was armed with multiple knives and had suspicious items in his car. three people killed and 30 injured in a huge interstate pile-up in western pennsylvania. state police say nine cars and nine tractor-trailers collided during the whiteout on interstate 80. the coroner described the crash scene as carnage and metal everywhere. the sudden whiteout had visibility to virtual zero. and a whiteout is blamed in a pile-up in michigan. more than 40 vehicles involved in that chain-reaction collision in heavy snow. several drivers blame the accident on two tractor trailers trying to pass slower traffic on snow-covered roads. eight people were hospitalized. most with minor injuries. the bitter cold across the nation is forcing a million students to stay home from school today. the closures stretch from the upper midwest into new england and down to the south. the actual temperature yesterday in wausau, wisconsin, minus 12
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degrees. accuweather's justin povick has an update now on today's snowfall and hazardous conditions. >> good morning reena and t.j. thanks. the snow lightening up throughout portions of the northeast. here comes the resurgence of more snow. we're going to stay very, very cold. thankfully winds lightening up a bit. not a lot of travel delays along interstate 95. one, two three, it's just the snow with our next storm system that's primarily target inging in from upstate new york back into the state of maine. still slippery travel along portions of interstate 95. southeast cold all day long. there's the 32-degree line. that's by mid-afternoon. showers over southeastern florida and right into the upcoming weekend we stay cold across the country. in fact, icy travel possible to texas by saturday. reena and t.j., back to you. they expected to be business at usual as a courthouse in miami following a soggy
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situation with water. it flowed into several courtrooms yesterday when an inmate in a holding cell somehow broke a fire sprinkler. hearings had to be moved to other rooms. the suspect who was facing burglary charges will now be charged with tampering with fire equipment. foie gras is now back on the menu thanks to a federal judge banning the sale of the delicacy. animal rights activists were upset over the production by force feeding the birds through tubes. yesterday's ruling clears the way for restaurants to continue selling foie gras it does not lift the ban on producing it. okay. with the super bowl right around the corner word has come that guacamole is good for your heart. researchers say eating an avocado a day lowered bad cholesterol and turkey tacos
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with avocado for dipper. but they say watch out for the chips with guacamole. calories can add up quickly. >> avocado growers have an ad in the super bowl for the first time. >> they are so expensive. $1.99 each for an avocado? >> but you have to eat it with chips, don't you? >> that's where you get in trouble. cold temperatures out there in the east. they are a good thing, at least for fans of sweeter wine. >> vineyards in new york state say this week's frigid temperatures coincide with the peak season allowing them to take advantage of producing their so-called ice wine. >> if you have never heard of this before ice win is what you get when you allow the grapes used for regular wine to remain on the vine a few months longer to freeze. that allows the flavors to concentrate for a sweeter wine. the mix" coming your way next. legos like you've never seen them used before. >> and talented kids under so much pressure to be the best. now they are competing on
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♪ we continue with the scandal following bill cosby. yesterday three of his accusers stood in front of cameras speaking out against cosby. >> also speaking out in her
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first interview, his tv wife for over a decade, phylicia rashad breaking her silence. for more on what she had to say we're "up all nightline" with abc's linsey davis. >> what has happened is a legacy has been attacked. a legacy is being erased. >> reporter: for eight years, phylicia rashad played bill cosby's wife coming to the embattled comedian's defense as more than a dozen women make accusations against the famed comedians. claims in some cases he drugged them, even sexually abused them. what do you say to the women that have repeatedly told these stories saying they were raped and drugged? >> what can i say to these women whom i don't know. what can i say to things you are hearing when i'm telling you what i've seen. i'm telling you what i've experienced. what can i say? >> what about then when you first heard any inkling that women were saying they had been drugged or raped?
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>> i had never heard that before. so this was the first time i was hearing anything like that. i can't even speak to those things and don't want to. >> reporter: and now rashad has found herself in the center of this controversy all because of this. you were quoting online as saying forget those women. >> and that was a misquote. that is not what i said. what i said is this is not about the women. this is about something else. this is about the obliteration of a legacy. that's what i said. >> reporter: after a portion of our interview aired, the reporter posted on his site in part, i did not misquote phylicia rashad but she didn't mean for it to be taken the way it was and i should have punctuated. >> reporter: their attorney gloria allred lashing out at rashad. >> phylicia, i vow to you that i will not forget these women. >> reporter: even as bill cosby
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formed in front of a packed ontario audience with a handful of protesters outside, rashad believed the allegations are an orchestrated attack. >> reporter: i do want to get your initial reaction to the allegations. >> well, my initial reaction to the allegations was, hmm, someone has a vested interest in preventing mr. cosby's return to network television. >> reporter: it's all about tarnishing cosby's legacy, she says. the show which debuted in the '80s was one of the first media images that portrayed african-american families as educated, ambitious and driven. >> he is a genius.sg3cu he is generous. he's kind. >> reporter: a man that america fell in love with night after night right here on your television screen. for "nightline," i'm linsey davis in new york. >> ms. rashad told linsey she hasn't spoken to cosby recently but did talk to him at the
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beginning of things and he said the internet has given some anonymous people a very loud voice. >> and her voice is one a lot of people have been waiting to hear. and that voice carries a lot of weight at this point. who knows how this could possibly sway things. everybody was waiting to hear from her. this is the strongest defense anyone has come out for bill cosby. very strong. more to come. coming up, brain games. a quest to find the next child genius as part of a reality tv show, but are parents pushing their kids too hard? in our next half hour, the people have spoken. the best in the entertainment world. which stars had the light shining brightest on the red carpet? that's always fun to see, right, reena? >> oh, yeah. >> you're watching "wo
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♪ reality tv is starting off the year by getting a little smarter with some very smart little stars. >> it's called "child genius" a quiz show where kids compete to show off their intelligence. but how much should parents be pushing them? abc's mara schiavocampo has the story. >> these are some of the brightest kids in the united states. >> my goal is to get a ph.d. by the time i get my driver's license. >> reporter: the contestants are small but the iqs are through the roof. >> my daddy is not as smart as me.
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he has a 135 and i got a 146. >> reporter: lifetime's new quiz show "child genius" and with $100,000 on the line, it's the pressure from their parents is on. >> i'm leaving. >> you're never satisfied, mom. >> reporter: but is it too much, too young? >> if the kids are pushed too far, too hard, that can be devastating. >> reporter: 12-year-old ryan shay is one of the show's top competitors. >> my parents always tell me if i work really hard in my childhood, i won't have to work as hard later on. >> if you want to be the best in the nation you have to sacrifice all your fun time. sometimes or all the time. >> sometimes. >> reporter: part of ryan's competition. his parents using a different strategy. >> our primary focus is not just academics. we want him to be a well-rounded individual. >> the show is just one tiny speck in my life. i want to be known as kid genius
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or whatever. >> reporter: other shows like lifetime's "dance moms" and fox's "master chef jr." also featuring preteens who some would say are often pushed to their breaking point. >> oh, my god! >> reporter: parenting experts caution it's just a game. >> the important part of it is to be able to play the game and win or lose with grace. >> reporter: mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. >> a lot of pressure there. >> on the kids? i don't know -- well, not i don't know because the pressure is there, but -- >> you are the son of a school principal. >> he was my high school principal. that was a good time. and look where i ended up. no, i don't know. these kids are impressive. everyone has their opinion. i bet if we check in with those kids in 10, 15 years, we'll say wow. >> they'll be running the world
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we may be officially replaced by legos delivering the news. you don't seem surprised by that. why is that? there's a site that kind of gives people news re-enacted by legos. tack a look at this. remember the big ellen oscar selfie, one of the most re-tweeted tweets ever? this is what it looks like by the lego folks. remember the furry convention? this is what it looks like when the furry lovers attend a convention. remember the crane that dropped on to a house during a proposal? there's the guy trying to propose. crane falling over. pretty good. it's called the short news instagram re-enacted by lego
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characters. i wonder what we'd look like. >> you know what? we should ask them to put that together for us. >> maybe next week we should have them do it for us. what was the next story? about the birds and the bees. parents always wondering how they'll tell this to their kids. here are some examples just watch this. >> so when people are in love -- >> don't say that again. >> so mommy and daddy got together and we took off all our clothes and we got inside the blanket blankets where we were really warm. >> oh. >> oh, that's painful. >> took off all our clothes and got under the blankets. i don't know how that one finished up. but it's a funny conversation between parents and their little ones about the birds and the bees. >> it's also a difficult
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conversation to have about airplane etiquette. like all those different scenarios. they came up with a campaign of their own. we're not telling you how to act but raising some of these situations like when a man falls asleep on top of a girl. and a girl tries to figure out how to get over a sleeping person to go to the bathroom. >> what do you do here? what do they recommend that the woman should? >> in that situation i'd call 911. >> oh, you're on a plane. what is your bad etiquette? >> i do that. i really do. i climb over the person because they are passed out anyway. >> that is a little hard. >> that's happened to me a couple of times. the last thing, people take the selfies. remember this video a while back? people take pictures of their butts. this went off a long time. trying to get a perfect picture of her butt.
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a company has come up with the belfie stick.
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this morning on "world news now" -- terror attack. this morning on "world news now" -- terror attack. new details about the gunmen accused of opening fire in a paris newspaper office in the deadliest siege in france in years. we have extensive coverage. deadly conditions. pile-ups in several states on snow-covered roads. this week's harsh winter blast and the subzero windchills keeping a million students home from school today. jolt after jolt. a dozen earthquakes this week far from the usual quake zone. the damage left behind and why experts are so concerned. and hollywood honors. the big winners and fashions at "the people's choice awards" last night, and how betty white got so much attention. that's in "the skinny" on this thursday, january 8th.
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>> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning to you all on this thursday. i'm t.j. holmes. >> i'm reena ninan. we begin with the intense search for the two most wanted men in france after horrific terror attacks that stunned paris and the entire world. >> the masked gunmen opened fire at a newspaper bursting into an editorial meeting and calling the victims by name before shooting them one by one. by the time it was over 12 people were dead, 11 wounded. meanwhile, thousands of people have been gathering across paris and other big cities to protest and condemn the attack hoping to send a message that terrorism won't win. >> abc's alex marquardt begins our coverage where the manhunt for the gunmen is underway. alex, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. france is reeling from this attack, the worst terrorist attack in half a century. here about 90 minutes from paris, police are combing through an apartment in this building looking for any clues that might lead them to the suspects. french authorities have named
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the three men they believe took part in the attack. one of them, an 18-year-old, has already turned himself in to police in a town about 2 1/2 hours northeast of paris. police have put out a wanted poster for the other two men who they say are armed and dangerous. brothers in their 30s named said and cherif kouachi. cherif had been sentenced to three years in prison in 2008 for helping send young frenchmen to join al qaeda in iraq. the deputy mayor of paris told abc news the attackers called out the names of the victims and then shot them one by one in the head execution-style. president barack obama spoke with president francois hollande from air force one to express his condolences. and tens of thousands of people gathered across france to mark this tragic event. in paris holding up signs saying, "we are not afraid."
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and in french "i am charlie." a phrase that's been tweeted more than 650,000 times. president hollande has declared thursday to be a national day of mourning. flags will fly at half staff, and at noon there will be a minute of silence to remember the dead. t.j., reena? >> thank you, alex. unlike the recent lone wolf attacks in australia and canada, this latest massacre was carefully planned. the gunmen are believed to have been born in paris which would make them homegrown terrorists. abc's brian ross has more. >> reporter: the eyewitness video tells the story. the gunmen dressed in black combat outfits carrying automatic weapons, difficult to obtain in france. they appear to have extra ammunition magazines strapped across their chests wearing special shooting gloves to steady their aim. the tight cluster of bullet holes in the police car windshield, the work of someone well trained to use an automatic weapon. and here, one of the attackers calmly executing a police officer lying on the sidewalk. >> this was a hit, a
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professional hit. they were cool, calm and collected. they had fire discipline. their bullets hit the targets. >> reporter: "charlie hebdo" magazine and its editor had been the subject of repeated threats from al qaeda leaders. over the cartoons that mocked the prophet mohammad. after the magazine was fire bombed three years ago, its editor stephane charbonnier told abc news he would not be intimidated. >> we are dead. >> reporter: charbonnier was one of the ten journalists killed by the attackers who somehow knew to hit just as the weekly editorial meeting was getting underway. brian ross, abc news, new york. stay with abc news as we uncover the latest developments from paris. look for updates on "america this morning" and "good morning america." another developing story we are following this morning.
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the urgent search for the black boxes of airasia flight 8501. they are located in the plane's tail section which is now lying upside down in the java sea. the challenge for divers to figure out how to remove them. the information on those flight data recorders will go a long way toward revealing why the plane went down. the wreckage is six miles from where the jet disappeared from radar. new details on the murder-suicide at a texas v.a. clinic. police say the gunman was an army veteran who served in iraq. he was a former employee at the el paso clinic. the victim was a psychologist. the gunman had apparently threatened the doctor before. two young florida sisters are charged with premeditated murder in the shooting of their brother. the parents were out of town at the time. the 16-year-old boy who was killed was often left in charge of his siblings, including a 3-year-old. the 15-year-old girl reportedly
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told police her brother beat her on the day of the shooting. 200 million americans are facing a deep freeze that's forcing school closures for more than a million children. the snow and ice already causing deadly crashes. this one along interstate act in western pennsylvania involving 18 vehicles. it killed three people and injured at least 30 others. it was one of many pile-ups across the country. here now abc's alex perez. >> reporter: in michigan, blowing snow causing a 44-car pile-up in muskegon. earlier this minivan carrying a family of four got stuck under a moving semi truck. >> it was snow blinding. we ran into the back of a semi truck and he's not stopping and our car is embedded underneath of it. >> reporter: the semi dragged the minivan a frightening 16 miles. >> the windshield is completely shattered. i can't see nothing. >> reporter: police finally flagged down the semi driver. luckily, no serious injuries. the deep freeze gripping much of the eastern half of the country. >> people are driving up in these areas and losing control and crashing. >> reporter: in the chicago suburbs, they are battling polar
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temperatures rescuing 18 people after a fire ripped through this house. bitter cold making it painful for humans and even pets. see the red from this thermal imaging camera? that's heat escaping. frost bite could begin in minutes. >> you get some pins and needles and then the numbness. then at times you can get pain which is actually the nerve endings getting injured. >> reporter: we're still not in the clear as this arctic cold is expected to stick around through the start of this weekend. alex perez, abc news, chicago. a look at today's weather. lake effect snow will fall over the eastern great lakes. parts of north dakota and minnesota will be under a blizzard warning with wind gusts topping 50 miles an hour. south texas will see some rain showers. >> all states east of the mississippi river have windchill advisories dropping to as low as minus 45 degrees in the midwest. nearly half the country will barely get into the 20s. 40s across much of the south and the west. 70s in l.a. and phoenix. the university of virginia is trying to move past its
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sexual assault scandal with a new set of rules for fraternity functions. the campus was rocked last fall when the "rolling stone" article about a gang rape at a fraternity party. now the school's fraternities have proposed and its president approved new rules for parties including a ban on beer kegs and the positioning of a sober fraternity member at the stairs leading to any house's residential room. florida state's controversial and heisman winning quarterback jameis winston is going pro. winston is giving up his final two seasons of eligibility to enter this spring's nfl draft. he's expected to be one of the first quarterbacks selected. winston's announcement he's leaving fsu came the same day a woman who has accused him of sexual assault sued the school's board of trustees claiming its response to her allegations were unreasonable. the school's president calls the suit quote, merrittless. house republicans are posturing to force an explosive battle over social security
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finances before the 2016 presidential election. at issue is a shortfall in social security's disability program. the gop-led house adopted a new rule stopping an easy fix by moving cash from social security's retirement fund into that disability program. this is something that's been done nearly a dozen times over the past 70 years. senator elizabeth warren is charging republicans with inventing a social security crisis. on wall street, stocks closed slightly higher after a slight boost in oil prices and hopes to stimulate europe's economy. the dow closed up over 200 points. a slight gain of nearly 1.25%. stock in nike moved higher as the company announced it would release sneakers like those worn by marty mcfly. no tying of laces necessary. nike says the air mag sneakers will be out some time this year. no word on how much they will cost. >> a lot. a new bundle of joy has made her debut, coming into the world with a little something extra. >> sounds like most babies. little alyssa bailey is not all
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gums. she was born in missouri last week with two front teeth. two adorable pearly whites on the bottom row. teeth that usually come when babies are about six months old. mom is taking no chances. >> i know a lot of people ask me, does it hurt? well, i'm bottle feeding. breastfeeding but bottle feeding. >> i don't blame you, honey. doctors say alyssa is perfectly healthy and the two teeth are expected to grow normally. >> i wonder just how rare that is. but, man, for a new mom, she gets no break. >> they say the so-called natal teeth occurs 1 in every 2,000 or 3,000 newborns. that seems a lot more than i expected. >> good luck, mom. coming up in "the skinny," john travolta has a new role. >> the man behind the love stories, nicholas sparks. a change in his love life. could this lead to a change in
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a rash of earthquakes have been reported and not in an area normally associated with moving the seismograph. >> 11 earthquakes have been felt in and around dallas in a 24-hour period. scientists are trying to figure out what in the world is causing this. here now abc's clayton sandell. >> reporter: when you think earthquakes, you think california, japan, maybe mexico. but texas? >> did we just have an earthquake? >> yes, ma'am, i believe we did. >> reporter: in the last 24 hours, nearly a dozen small quakes clustered near irving leaving texas-sized cracks. >> just like a line coming through.
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just like it separated my house. >> reporter: rattling the entire dallas-ft. worth area. >> i want to know what's the cause of it? what's going on? >> reporter: at the national earthquake information center, in golden, colorado, they aren't ruling anything out. quake experts say tremors could be a rare natural fluke, but they also say huge amounts of waste water, a by-product of oil and gas exploration pumped deep underground just might be the trigger. that's what scientists believe is happening in the oil and gas boom towns in oklahoma, now the most active earthquake state in the country. a 4.0 shaker there. >> could this be the start of something bigger? >> the more small earthquakes you have, the more likely it is you could have a larger damaging quake. >> reporter: texas officials are working on new emergency plans, getting ready for what might be coming next. clayton sandell, abc news, golden, colorado. >> insurance companies are cashing in. $10 a month saying you can get earthquake insurance now. >> this is the time to do it,
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when everybody is scared. coming up, see which movie star is making his return to television. and the biggest moments from "the people's choice awards." it's all next in "the skinny." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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on, folks. all right. you'll see why we're laughing in a second. so many stars out last night looking for the truest form of acceptance. "the people's choice awards." these are awards from the people. >> did you call it the truest form of acceptance? >> yes. if the people choose the award, you don't have some room of experts giving you the award. this is the best form. >> i get it. heavy hitters from music and movie and tv collided. last night's big moments. iggy azalea had a big performance and took home best hip hop artist. she admits she was late for the awards because she was home watching dax shepard's show "parenthood." >> the guys from "entourage" made an appearance as well. johnny drama wasn't there. no word on where he was. and ben affleck picked up the humanitarian award.
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he graciously gave credit to the people who are the real humanitarians and accepted it on behalf of the eastern congo initiative. >> nice suit there. perhaps the best moment of the night was captain america who gallantly offered betty white an arm. she won the icon award. she certainly is an icon. >> she keeps going and keeps going. great to see how, what is she, who knows how old she is? is she 90 yet? >> she's ageless. >> a younger generation is falling in love with her. now to the red carpet where stars strutted some of their best and worst looks. kicking it off, actress kristen bell was pretty in pink. her first major public appearance since giving birth in december. >> sarah hyland getting mixed reviews with this sparkly number. gabby union, also mrs. dwyane wade rocked a huge gown with a plunging neck line. >> then there were the pant suits. funny girl melissa mccarthy looking chic there in all black. bella thorn pulling off a similar look. >> and one of the most stunning looks worn by "castle" actress
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stana katic. wearing a carolina herrera grown. someone else is going to be making their return to tv. who? let's ask mr. carter for the big reveal. >> mr. vinnie barbarino! >> john travolta. 30 years ago from "welcome back carter" doing some elvis. he's danced a lot in his career. well, travolta is back. this was the last time he had a regular role on a television show. that's 30 years ago. >> he'll join the cast of fx's "american crime story." the people versus o.j. simpson playing the role of defense attorney robert shapiro. you remember one of my favorite songs from last year? >> you remind me just about every day. >> "chandelier."
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♪ i'm going to swing from the chandelier ♪ ♪ chandelier ♪ >> i have to hear this every day, folks. every single day. the song features this 12-year-old from "dance moms" wearing a signature platinum blond wig. she's back now in that same leotard, but she's joined by -- you recognize that guy? >> that's shia labeouf. >> that's shia labeouf. >> no, it isn't. really? >> we're trying to make sense of this video. it was released not too long ago. and what is it supposed to be? interpretive dance? cage fighting? >> cage fighting? >> i mean, what is this? >> it's kind of creepy. kind of -- it's like a bad traffic accident. you can't take your eyes off of it. >> i'm not deep enough to understand it. >> okay. how about we do the birthdays? >> let's do it, quickly. >> celebrating their big day, host of "the osgood file" on sunday mornings. charlie osgood turns 82. >> brilliant physicist stephen
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a storybook ending. >> wait. don't go. >> reporter: separating from his wife of 25 years. >> tell me about this dream girl. >> reporter: the mother of sparks' five children, cassie, was also the best selling author's muse inspiring many of the 17 romantic books he's written since the two married in 1989. >> nicholas said in a statement exclusively to people that he and his wife cassie did not make this decision lightly and they still have a deep mutual respect for each other. of course, they are asking for their privacy for their five children. >> reporter: nine of sparks' novels have turned into box office hits grossing more than $500 million. >> it's beautiful what you do. >> reporter: now the end of his marriage is sparking a major meltdown online among his fans tweeting, how am i supposed to believe in love anymore when nicholas sparks is getting a divorce? another saying i've lost hope and love does not exist. >> don't talk like that. >> it's true. >> i think that's a little dramatic. i think that people are so emotionally connected to the stories that there's a blurred
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line between reality and fantasy. >> reporter: by getting paid to write about the trials and tribulations of love, the author's never been comfortable dishing out marriage device publicly. >> he told "people" in 2003. he feels like people have had longer and better marriages than he, and he could actually learn a lot from others. >> reporter: sparks now leaving the happily ever after to the characters in those iconic love stories. juju chang, abc news, new york. >> it's -- you hate to hear that. people talk about this. he's a star and all that. any time a marriage breaks down, you hate to hear it. >> wasn't it chris rock who said nelson mandella spent 28 years tortured and beaten in prison. >> got out and got divorced. he said i can't take this. didn't chris rock do that? >> which is funny. we didn't do that justice. don't miss our updates on facebook at wnnfans.com. >> it's a good one. >> announcer: this is abc's
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i thought i'd start the video by showing you the apartment building where the fire was. when things like this happen i think you find a new perspective on life. hi. red cross put us in a hotel so we were able to stay together. we're strong and if we overcame that or if we can overcome that we can overcome anything, so. [ sniffle ]
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making news in america this morning, breaking now, several arrests overnight in a sweep to find the terrorists responsible for that horrific attack in paris. plus the show of support spreading to other countries including the united states. we have the very latest. extreme cold. temperatures plummeting to dangerous levels forcing schools to close for a million students plus a wild ride for a family in a minivan after getting dragged by a semi truck for miles. plus scary scene caught on camera. a truck slams into a bus. the impact so powerful the driver thrown from the seat. and betty's big night. america's golden girl stealing the show with a people's choice awards and the gentlemanly act that lit up twitter overnight.

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