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good morning. good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. here are some of the top headlines we're following on "world news now" -- breaking news, end of an era in rock and roll. confirmation coming in moments ago that david bowie has passed away at the age of 69. full details in a moment. it was a big night for hollywood and for actor leonardo dicaprio taking home the best actor golden globe award for his performance in show "the revinent" which also won best motion picture and best director. a full report ahead. a u.s. b-52 led a flotilla of warplanes over the south korean capital to send a message to north korea. the u.s. stands behind its ally even as north korea boast about its h-bomb test. the test is still not yet confirmed.
the worries about china's economy are again weighing down the stock market. china's main exchange has been off as much as 2.5%. early indications are u.s. markets may follow suit. those are some of our top stories on this monday, january 11th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, everyone, we begin with the sad news from london breaking overnight. david bowie's death at the age of 69. >> it really did come as a shock in the overnight hours. known for his many styles and colorful costumes, bowie had been fighting cancer. his death comes days after his birthday. we get a look back now from bbc's mark radcliffe. the last show that we'll ever do. >> reporter: when bowie made this announcement in 1973, many in the audience assumed he was quitting music. it was only his alter ego ziggy stardust who bowed out that night. ♪ this is ground control to major tom ♪
>> reporter: it was just the first in a series of changes and personas which would entrance and bewilder fans. born david jones in south london, he performed both music before a psychedelia-tinged folk number gave him his first hit. ♪ >> reporter: the incarnation of ziggy stardust, the androgenous, bisexual rock star from another planet, broke him in america. ♪ >> i felt really comfortable going on stage as somebody else. it seemed a rational decision to keep on doing that. i got besotted with the idea of creating character after character. >> reporter: he moved to germany and timed up with the avant guard musician.
together they created material. ♪ ♪ put on your red shoes and dance ♪ >> reporter: "let's dance" became his most popular album thanks to songs including "china girl." in the 1990s he saw the potential of the internet and released "lies" as a download. ♪ >> reporter: another example of how this multitalented performer was always ready to strike out in new directions and reinvent both himself and his music. ♪ taking place because >> legend is exactly the word so many people will use to describe him. a big crossover in america in 1975 for that song that won over so many american hearts. he was the singer characterized
as classic soul. that song, of course. he was in the rock and roll hall of fame in 60s, inducted. >> we were talking about it and saying he really, really did change the game, the music game, the culture game. should point out he's been married to the model iman since 1982. rare to have marriage in this business that last so long. she hasn't commented on twitter publicly but you look at her tweet the last couple of days and realize something was afoot. one of her most recent tweet saying, "sometimes you will never know the true value of a moment until it becomes a memory." >> it was david bowie's son who broke the news telling people, officially confirming his death. the rock icon battling cancer, dying, again, at 69. >> yeah. just celebrated his birthday a few days ago on january 8th. and carnegie hall will celebrate his memory and his legend. >> certainly will. next to one of hollywood's biggest nights leading up to the oscars. in what's widely seen as a
bellwether to the academy awards, "the revinent" took home three important golden globe awards. there were some surprises, as well. abc has the latest. and the golden globe goes to "the revinent." [ applause ] >> reporter: the grand finale for a grand show as the best motion picture drama is announced. >> "snitch." >> reporter: ricky gervais back at it again. the host of the golden globes taking swipes at sean penn during his opening monologue after the actor interviewed a mexican drug kingpin. >> i want to do this monologue and then go into hiding, okay. not even sean penn will find me. >> reporter: the laughs made way to the first award of the evening for a genuinely surprised kate winslett who won for best supporting actress in a feature film for her work in "steve jobs." >> i really am actually extremely surprised and
overwhelmed. >> reporter: moments later, matt damon won for his role in "the martian." >> literally been 18 years since i've been here doing this. and with little more context, i know how lucky i am. >> reporter: other awards going to new and old tv shows. >> thank you so much. >> i really am truly speechless. thank you very much. >> sill vester stallone -- >> reporter: the winner everyone agreed on, sylvester stallone, who was honored for his work in "creed" with a roaring standing ovation. >> i want to mange my image innary friend, rocky balboa, for being the best friend i ever had. >> reporter: stallone among other best movie actors. >> what an incredible honor. what -- wow. that meant a lot. thank you very much. >> reporter: and best actresses. >> such an honor to play there character. thank you to our supporting cast. thank you to my hometown, kentucky. >> reporter: with the golden globes over, the race to oscar sunday is now officially underway. abc news, new york.
coming up in our next half hour and all morning long, more on the golden globes coverage and a look ahead to the oscars. keep it here on abc. it may have been a hollywood dream that put the world's most infamous drug lord back behind bars. joaquin guzman "el chapo" was shopping his life story for a movie when he met with american actor sean penn. their secret interview may have led authorities right to his hiding place. here's matt guttman. >> reporter: there it is, a handshake with hollywood. "rolling stone" documenting proof of the secret meeting between the world's most-wanted drug lord, el chapo, and two-time oscar winner sean penn. that meeting three months before this photo op. the kingpin back in handcuffs, rearrested friday after six months on the run. but perhaps even more stunning than word that one of hollywood's elite interviewed joaquin guzman in person is this -- a video of el chapo answering
questions. the accused killer in a recording from penn and mexican actress kate del castillo who he hoped would make a movie about his life. what neither el chapo nor penn and del castillo realized, their communications were not so secret. mexican officials saying they used the communications to help track the drug lord. authorities recaptured him after a gun battle. el chapo initially escaping through a drainage pipe. hundreds of yards, el chapo and his lieutenant crawled through here. you can't even crouch. about three-feet high. extremely claustrophobic, and you can tell why they came out of here looking so filthy. now that el chapo is back behind bars, penn is under fire. >> one of these american actors want to go fawn all over a criminal and a drug trafficker in their interviews, they have a constitutional right to do it. i find it grotesque. >> we'll let somebody else sort out what sean penn did and didn't do. el chapo's where he should be.
>> reporter: he may not stay there. since el chapo has demonstrated his ability to break out two of mexican super-max prisons, he could be extradited to the u.s. to face charges. matt guttman, abc news. the standoff at the oregon wildlife refugee ends its second week. the leader says his group will leave only after a plan is in place to turn control over to locals. meanwhile, over the weekend, his mother called for supplies including cigarettes, warm blankets, and french vanilla coffee creamer. a photo of two car crash survivors is going viral because it shows true love. the two 21-year-old college students were on their way from tennessee to florida new year's eve when their truck went off the road. how anyone survived this wreck is beyond imagination, but they did. this photo from the hospital is being shared around the world. >> aw. glad they survived, and so did their love. no fatalities or injuries in the wake of a powerful tornado
that tore through cape coral, florida, over the weekend. look at the drone video that gives a bird's eye view of the damage. some houses were extensively damaged by. it many rooftops were blown off, and trees and power lines snapped, cutting electricity to thousands of residents. it could take until later today until everyone's power is back on. now the weather for the rest of the nation. rain in the pacific northwest. snow for the upper midwest and great lakes with up to two feet of lake-effect snow possible for parts of western new york and pennsylvania. sharply cold for the south with rain showers over the texas gulf coast. just about everyone will see colder temperatures today, 30s in the northeast, 40s and 50s in the south. >> sniths single digits in the upper midwest and 40s in the northwest. police in portland, oregon, they're searching for a thief who stole a python by -- hurts to say -- a man dropping it down his pants.
>> why is that -- >> as a man -- you wouldn't understand. >> got it. >> the mental idea. of course there's surveillance video. >> of course there is, right? the guy reaching into the snake's glass enclosure and right into his pants. the pet storeowner says that she couldn't believe her eyes. couldn't believe it. she says the thief is luck at the wasn't feeding day when the pi pythons are very hungry. i would like to note in the security video, this incident happened involving a male. a male species. no woman would ever do this. no. >> put it down his left leg no less. [ scream ] >> got to hurt at some point. >> oh. coming up, your chances to win a billion dollars or more. the anticipation for wednesday's record powerball. you get a ticket yet? >> not yet. i'm still trying to get over that. also ahead, the undefeated clemson football team and high hopes for another victory tonight against alabama. the hotly contested championship.
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once they released surveillance video in the case. here's abc's eva pilger. >> reporter: a brazen thief, this woman, did little to hide her face as she hit six stores in five states taking off with $4 million worth of jewelry. after a nationwide manhunt, 24-year-old abigail lee kemp is behind bars. >> a power rush for people who like to do this kind of thing. it ultimately is their downfall. >> respond to an armed robbery occurred at 400 south -- >> reporter: investigators say each heist played out much the same way. this shows a holdup at a florida jewelry store. this man, her alleged lookout. court documents allege kemp held employees at gunpoint, zip tying them, before emptying the display case. >> got them locked in the back. a white female with blondish hair, blondish brown hair, ponytail came in. walked behind the counter. >> reporter: the fbi revealing pings from cell phone towers around the stores as well as tips from people who recognized kemp led them to this smyrna,
georgia, home. >> wait, are you serious? all of us knew the picture and were like, no way. >> reporter: classmate stephanie godfrey remembers kemp as a high school athlete who later waitressed at a local twin peaks restaurant. >> i feel like it's terrible, but a good word to describe her. >> reporter: kemp is due in federal court later today. abc news, new york. >> our thanks and welcome to eva there to abc news. coming up, football frenzy. >> yeah. the pros for tonight's big college championship. we've got you covered. all the details coming up next. >> "world news now" contin
of course, reena is back. of course reena is back, so you know what that means. ♪ >> hallelujah, back to celebrating sports and getting some real facts. and man, was it a big weekend for football. >> why are you crying as i'm delivering sports? emotional about this, huh? we've got lots of playoff action including the green bay packers and kendis' washington redskins. aaron rodgers and the pack not getting off to a good start. sacked in the end zone for a safety to start the game. redskins q.b. kurt cousins connects with jordan reece for the td. they go up 11-0. rodgers turns it on, throwing for two touchdowns. the green bay packers' running
game contributed a pair of touchdowns. packers win 35-18. sorry for your loss, kendis gibson. >> relax. >> looking at the playoff picture, we want to give a look. green bay heads to arizona to take on the cardinals saturday night. the following day, the seattle seahawks who beat the minnesota vikings yesterday in the freezing temperatures take on the top-seeded carolina panthers. >> that's going to be a tough one there. in the afc, the battle here, kansas city chiefs beating houston this weekend. moving on to play the new england patriots on saturday, and capped an offensive weekend of playoff action, the broncos and steelers sunday afternoon. >> good game. >> good games ahead. and while the playoffs for the pros heat up, the college championship has arrived. clemson and alabama going head to head tonight. >> tonight's championship game finds two programs with plenty to prove. abc's jesse palmer has more on this epic match-up. >> reporter: the countdown to that epic battle. number-one clemson going for an
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>> reporter: with no winner saturday night -- >> the powerball is $1.3 billion. >> reporter: the lottery hopeful are already lining up again. >> can i have some malibu -- definitely -- >> reporter: the $1.3 billion estimated jackpot is a new world record, making powerball a powerful draw. >> people don't usually play are picking up tickets. >> reporter: in places like texas, tickets saturday were selling as fast as 25,000 per minute. >> i drove three hours to get here. >> reporter: the jackpot is so big thanks to last year's new rule that makes it harder to win. odds jumped from one in 175 million to one in 292 million. the odds of getting killed by an asteroid are a lot better. the massive jackpot is even bigger than the economic output of 18 countries. money that could make a big difference. >> $1.3 billion could build 9,000 apartment buildings, apartment units for people who
are homeless in los angeles. >> reporter: of course, many people have told us they would give a lot to charity. you see the lines here in hawthorne, california, so long because the store is considered lucky. take a look at the sign there -- they don't even have enough space to list a billion-dollar payout. they're going to need a much bigger sign. clayton sandel, abc news, you that hawthorne, california. >> can you imagine if it gets bigger? i think you've already won. ♪ >> i bought corbel for the overnight staff. >> literally. you have that winning look on your face. >> yeah, and the winning blouse, too, clearly. i haven't washed that in a couple of days. we do say good luck to all of you when you play the powerball if you do play. remember that we would like a cut. >> that's the news for this half hour. hour.
this morning on "world news now," facing justice. mexico's el chapo. >> the notorious drug trafficker's capture. could he be brought to the u.s., and how a secret meeting with actor sean penn played into the incredible real-life drama. murder mystery. the glamorous american artist found dead in her apartment in italy. the shocking crime in an upscale community and the search for answers. record jackpot. wednesday's powerball drawing worth more than $1 billion. what lottery players can learn from winners whose lives did not change for the better. later, our extensive coverage of the golden globes. the top awards in tv and the oscar hints we're getting after surprise wins in the movies category. it's monday, january 11th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." we do say good morning on
this monday. i'm kendis gibson. and you -- i think i -- i know who you are. >> so many women in between since i've been gone. >> like a typical weekend for me except not. >> oh, boy. goodness. talk about news, though, huh? >> yeah. there's been lots going on throughout the last couple of days, throughout the weekend. pop culture meeting the world of high crime and drama in mexico. >> i knew i had to cut it off. my husband and i were feasting off of this "rolling stones" article about el chapo and sean penn. my 5-year-old asked, "mommy, do you think that el chapo was a good sharer?" i had to stop talking, we were obsessing all sunday. time to stop. >> it's crossed so many layers. that's where we do start this morning. the big interview with sean penn
and joaquin "el chapo" guzman. >> sean penn drawing criticism for keeping his whereabouts a secret. matt guttman is in mexico where the process has begun to bring el chapo to the u.s. >> reporter: that staged handshake documenting sean penn's secret meeting with the world's most-wanted drug lord. and then this stunning video posted to "rolling stone's" website. the video testimonial shot by one of his lieutenants for penn and mega-star kate del castillo, his long-time jail penpal, who he hoped would make a bio pic about his life. el chapo unrepentant about narcotics trafficking. quoting, he's acknowledging he's the world's biggest drug lord with "a fleet of submarines, airplanes, trucks, and boats." two of those planes, penn writes, were used to ferry the academy award winner to el chapo's jungle hideout. penn said the seven-hour conversation was consummated by
tequila and secured by clandestine blackberry messages between the two. now a different photo op. el chapo arrested, muscled toward a chopper. his face twisted toward the camera. he nearly escaped again, squeezing into a drain pipe as mexican marines closed in. merging hundreds of miles away, pulling up this manhole -- you see the m4 with the rocket launcher they used. a little less than chest high in here. it is extremely claustrophobic in here. you see down there how far it goes. when you're about to pop up through this manhole, it looks like an m-4 rifle with a grenade launcher here and carjacked a car above and tried to get out to the highway. el chapo finally corralled on this gravel road, spirited to a nearby hotel for this iconic photo. they hope to keep him
incarcerated by beefing up security at that prison he broke out of last year. it's the fear of a third escape in his career that's one of the reasons mexican authorities are now agreeing to begin the process of extraditing him to the u.s. matt guttman, abc news, mexico. >> and of course we should point out a lot of people at home are looking into sean penn's involvement in that whole capture of el chapo and his relationship with him over the past few months. we're in for another rough week in the financial markets. asian stocks off falling to the lowest level in more than four years. the reason, again, concern about china's economy. japan's market is closed for a holiday. the exchanges in hong kong, south korea, australia were also down. at the moment, u.s. stock futures are in the red, as well. breaking news in. sad breaking news at this early hour out of london. entertainer david bowie has died after an 18-month battle with cancer. the multitalented english singer/songwriter, arranger,
record producer, actor, and painter has been an innovative figure in pop music for nearly 50 years. androgenous, it was an essential element of his image in the '70s and '80s. a growing murder mystery in italy involving an american artist found dead. the body of ashley olsen was found in her apartment in florence. friends say they can't believe that anyone would want to harm her. abc's alex marquardt reports from italy. >> reporter: a mystery in the heart of tuscany. the state department confirming the death of american ashley olsen, found in her studio apartment. investigators say she had bruises and scratches on her neck. police scouring the building in this upscale florence neighborhood. italian media has reported that she had a fight with her boyfriend a few days ago. after not hearing from her, he asked the landlord to let him in and found the body. he and several of olsen's friends have been questioned. so far, authorities say they have no suspects. >> i can't imagine a person who would hurt her.
she is a gentle, kind, a beautiful friendly, lovely girl. it's an awful shock. we've got a great community here of people. and everyone loved her. >> reporter: the bubbly 35-year-old from florida, seen here modeling, arrived in florence in 2012. reportedly to join her father and work in fashion. olsen was known in her neighborhood as the american often seen with her beloved beagle scout. her grandmother telling abc news, "our lives have changed forever. she was our loving, smart, and precious girl." the ex-pat community in florence is stunned by olsen's death. one of her friends telling abc news, she was found, grounded, and worked hard. italy's chief of police also said they would devote maximum attention to solving this murder. alex marquardt, abc news, florence. in the race for the white house, hillary clinton has racked up a couple of unsurprising endorsement. planned parenthood is throwing its support behind clinton but says it has no intention of campaigning against her democratic rival, bernie
sanders. clinton also picked up endorsements from long-time friends and political allies, former arizona congresswoman gabby giffords and her husband mark kelly, based almost entirely on clinton's position on gun control. the republican race, donald trump apparently has a new target. the nfl. trump told a rally of about 3,000 in nevada yesterday that he does not watch pro football anymore because it's "gone soft. just like the rest of the u.s." trump says the u.s. has outlawed what used to be a great tax eel -- head-on and violent games. the nfl has been implementing rules curtailing concussions. the u.s. army corps of engineers is taking the first steps to prevent the flooding of new orleans. the corps opened a spillway to divert water from the swollen mississippi into lake pontchartrain. it's at the highest level since the flooding of 2011. the spillway has been opened just ten times in the past 85 years. a crowd, as you see, gathered to watch it this time around.
okay, so the vikings and the seahawks made history in their playoff game because it was the third coldest nfl game ever. the temperature at kickoff at minus 4. the windchill making it feel like minus 22. nice beard. it was also the coldest ever for the vikings. more details about the game later on. first, the accu-weather forecast from paul williams. paul, good morning. thanks, kendis, reena. finally we can turn the page, at least halfway, with the series of storms that's been bartering the east coast. the storm track moves north, unsettled in seattle, portland, and medford. at least less intense and not as frequent. toward southern cal, finally a dry weather pattern. the northeast, totally different picture. old man winter's not going to make a cameo. he's going to stick around a while. snow showers off the great lakes. temperatures falling below the norm, and we're bracing for significant snow. kendis, reena? >> thank you very much, paul. what's being called the most famous party house in the world,
kendis, this is a story for you this morning. >> it is. yes. fantastic. it is on the market. "playboy" enterprises, the current owner of the "playboy" mansion, reportedly set to ask for more than $200 million -- $200 million for the six-acre estate built in 1927. hugh hefner bought the mansion in 1971 for the equivalent of $5.5 million. >> $5.5 million -- >> $6.5 million. >> but a major stipulation that hugh hefner comes with the property. >> what? >> i don't know. anyone would have to let him stay until he died. crazy, isn't it? >> could take a few years. >> real estate experts say the property at best is worth maybe $60 million as a teardown. >> yeah. $200 million. the primary house comes with six beds, six baths, two half baths, only three stds. but otherwise -- >> oh! oh! coming up in "the mix" -- did you miss me?
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fantasizing about how we'd spend that jackpot. >> this is my toy. >> reporter: what happens when that dream turns into a nightmare? jack whitaker won the nearly $315 million powerball back in 2002. >> my wife had said she wished she had torn the ticket up. i wished that we had torn it up, too. >> reporter: at the time, he said he wanted to use his $80 million take-home to make a difference. >> i can do a lot of good with this much right now. >> reporter: whitaker's entire fortune was allegedly gone within four years. while he ended up giving some of his winnings to family members, whitaker lost most of it to thieves, drugs, and gambling. in the end, he was left with $1.5 million worth of debt and a drug addiction to forced him into rehab. >> it certainly has been a curse to me. >> reporter: it's happened to others. their stash of mega cash squandered with stunning speed. michael carroll back on unemployment after partying away his jackpot. evelyn adams left living in a trailer after winning the lotto
not once but twice. some winners have lost more than just their money. >> are you a murderer? >> no. >> reporter: abe shakespeare hit it big in 2006, taking home $17 million. using his winnings to pay off others' debts. greed getting best of those close to him. didi moore taking advantage of the now-millionaire, stealing what remained of his jackpot and then murdering him. ron claiborne, abc news, new york. >> okay. >> quite a downer. >> uh-huh. coming up in our next half hour, two sisters looking for clues into their past get a surprise. how they found each other after many years. first, the golden globe awards providing a preview of what we might expect at the oscars. we'll look into the crystal ball with gray drake. "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. > "world
♪ dramatic entrance. awards season has officially arrived. last night's golden globes had everything you could ask for in an awards show. >> ah, great speeches, awkward moments, and of course awards. let's start with television. best series honors goes to "mr. robot" for drama and for musical and comedy. >> okay. the show's lead surprising the room for also winning best actor in that category over a really talented field. >> for best actor in a drama, "mad men's" jon hamm winning his second and last golden globe for the iconic role of beloved don draper. >> well deserved. best actress in a drama -- fantastic -- taraji p. henson winning for the role of cookie on the show "empire" and handing out cookies, no less, on the way to the stage. even one to leo dicaprio.
>> of course, the golden globe is really a precursor to next month's big one, the academy awards. >> okay. let's bring in our favorite movie guru now, senior editor of "rotten tomatoes" gray drake for more. >> we want to know what was the biggest surprise of the night? >> i would say the biggest surprise doesn't belong to an award winner. it would be ricky gervais and mel gibson's showdown. i thought that was really surprising. they were very far off script. and mel gibson proved himself to not have a great sense of humor about his trouble with the law. >> yeah. didn't quite laugh it off, but it was definitely a moment that kept the sensors on the button and quite ready there indeed. i mean, from awards standpoint, what do we think? >> i am so excited that brie larson won for "room" because it's an exceptional film. she has been long destined for greatness. and i do not think that it's a coincidence that her dress was oscar gold, baby.
i really think she's going to win. >> you know, i've got to ask you, what does all this mean for the oscars? got nominations on friday morning. does it look like leonardo dicaprio and matt damon definitely going to get something? >> i do think so. i think they are shoe-ins. matt damon would be more of a surprise because "the martian" before the golden globes seemed to have lost a little momentum. but leonardo dicaprio is going to go all the way this year. the oscars are going to award him with that statue. i'm declaring it right now. >> wow. nice. >> looking forward to see what comes up. >> for the nominations. also, "the martian" did surprisingly well -- >> it really did. i was glad to see matt damon get some stage time after a particularly scathing ricky gervais joke involving his buddy, ben affleck. but despite the fact that ridley scott did look like he was enduring some kind of chinese water torture all night long, i'm really happy to see that "the martian" took home awards.
>> okay. so really quickly about "the revinent," not one if your stomach is queasy to watch, but it really seems to be the one that is walking away with the buzz now. >> yeah, "the revinent" is the movie that everybody needs to see if they haven't yet because leonardo dicaprio's performance is great. but perhaps even better is tom hardy. he's spectacular and almost unrecognizable in the film. and the direction, the cinematography, and the bear attack scene make this movie really memorable this year. i think that it's going to go home with a lot of oscars. >> okay. we know we've got to let you go. there's so many movies to watch. we want to let you get back to the after parties and to drinking out of taraji p. henson's golden globe cup. >> and eating one of the cookies she handed out during the whole thing. >> gray drake, senior editor of "rotten tomatoes," thank you for joining us. for more golden globe coverage ahead, we've got more coming up.
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this morning o n this morning on "world news now," political fight. front-runners hillary clinton and donald trump facing bigger challenges than expected from their challengers. the latest polls and what they mean. secret meeting. could sean penn be in trouble for interviewing el chapo before the fugitive was captured? penn's dramatic story for "rolling stone" and how it could backfire. new this half hour, an unexpected act of kindness caught on camera. >> one subway passenger giving the shirt off his back to a fellow passenger in need. the generosity in the freezing cold. and later in "the skinny," the big golden globe winners and winning fashions on the red carpet. all the funny, unforgettable moments on stage, as well, on
this monday, january 11th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning, i'm reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. we'll get started with the breaking news coming out of london this morning. entertainer david bowie has died after an 18-month battle with cancer. >> the multitalented english singer, songwriter, and actor has been a driving force in pop culture for nearly 50 years, winning him numerous awards including two grammys and a daytime emmy. his androgenous image was instrumental in pushing music to new innovations in the '70s and '80s. >> really comfortable going on stage as somebody else. and it seemed a rational decision to keep on doing that. so i got the idea of creating character after character. >> bowie leaves behind his supermodel wife iman and two children. he turned 69 friday, the same
day he released his 28th album. >> he was active until the last moments pretty much. he also wrote the music for lazarus which is showing at the new york theater workshop. he was even there a month ago at opening night. >> of course, more this throughout the morning. we turn next to the shakeup in the race for the white house. >> the latest poll from iowa shows cruz edging past trump, and sanders closing in. abc has more. >> reporter: in new hampshire, hillary clinton is playing catchup. >> as your president -- >> reporter: trailing bernie sanders in the granite state, clinton's campaign is sending panicked emails that the race is seriously tight. >> i think we're gaining steam here in iowa. i think we have an excellent chance to win here. >> reporter: now neck in neck with sanders in iowa, clinton sharpening her attacks. >> to stop them, stand with her. >> reporter: in a new ad, clinton suggests she's the more electable candidate. in the latest poll, hillary is tied with trump in new hampshire and loses to ted cruz and marco rubio. sanders beats all three. >> these polls go up, they go down. i stay pretty focused. >> wow! >> reporter: also under pressure in iowa, republican front-runner donald trump.
>> we're sort of like tied with ted cruz. >> reporter: cruz has spent a week barnstorming iowa by bus, and he knocked trump's signature plan to deport millions of immigrants. >> i don't intend to send jack boots to knock on your door and every door in america. >> reporter: in nevada, trump fired back at cruz for being born in canada. >> is he a natural-born citizen? some people -- i don't know. >> reporter: the first republican debate of the year is later this week in south carolina. clinton and sanders face off monday on our sister network fusion as the white house says president obama won't endorse any candidate in the primary. devin dwyer, abc news, the white house. as president obama prepares for tomorrow's state of the union address, the white house is releasing a partial list of guests who will join the first lady. among them, air force sergeant spencer stone, the hero who helped prevent an act of terrorism on a paris-bound train.
activist jim obergessel, who took his landmark same-sex marriage equality case to the supreme court and won. and governor dannel malloy of connecticut, who introduced gun safety laws after the sandy hook shooting. there will be an empty chair dedicated to victims of gun violence. abc news live coverage of the address begins at 9:00 eastern time. we'll have reaction wednesday morning on "world news now." mexico has started the formal process of extraditing el chapo to america where he faces indictment in four states. the notorious drug lord was recaptured on friday after six months on the run. the next day, "rolling stone" magazine published the blockbuster interview that he gave to actor sean penn that was conducted in october. and now that el chapo is back behind bars, it's penn that's coming under fire. >> if one of these american actors want to go fawn all over a criminal and a drug trafficker in their interviews, they have a constitutional right to do it. i find it grotesque. >> we'll let somebody else sort out what sean penn did and
didn't do. el chapo's where he should be. >> since the drug lord has also proven that he can break out of mexico's most secure prisons, both countries agree america's lockups may be a better bet. however, his lawyers will fight to keep him in mexico. el chapo's search for the limelight may have led to his downfall. now prosecutors on both sides of the border looking closely at that interview. here's abc's senior justice correspondent, pierre thomas. >> reporter: sean penn's meeting may have helped authorities in mexico narrow down el chapo's location. and perhaps equally important is that sean penn's interview in which el chapo allegedly admits that he shipped cocaine and heroin and marijuana worldwide. that's precisely the case that u.s. prosecutors have laid out against him. mexican officials have suggested that they're investigating the sean penn interview. so far, u.s. officials have not commented officially, and none of my sources are suggesting that they are interested in prosecuting sean penn. they are far more interested in getting el chapo back to the united states. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. >> yeah.
i think that's one of the important things that they are trying to get in which is that they think if he can escape that prison, then definitely he can escape anything that mexico has to offer. >> completely. what i was fascinated by is that actress kate del castillo -- i want to know more about her. apparently how did she win such good favor with this man, right? and it was a tweet that she sent out actually that surfaced around the internet. and it was talking about if she had to choose between the mexican government or el chapo, she would pick el chapo. and she said that's kind of how he -- she got his attention. she said perhaps it would come as no surprise, this home-grown icon of entertainment would catch the interest of any singular fan. he was interested in the love story -- like interested in his life. and that's how this kind of started. >> love will do you in every time. >> love will do it. >> or attempted love.
all right. friends are recalling artist ashley olsen as someone with an infectious personality. her body was found in italy over the weekend by her landlord. she had lived in italy for some time. investigators saying her neck was bruised and scratched. her boyfriend has been questioned. there are so far no arrests in this case. in germany, there are second thoughts about welcoming refugees from the middle east. hundreds of assaults were reported on new year's eve. many of them sexual offenses against women. police say most of the suspects are immigrants from north africa. here's more from abc's terry moran. >> reporter: turmoil and rage in germany as anti-refugee protests this weekend in cologne turned ugly. germans are furious about the mass attacks that took place here on new year's eve. hundreds of young men, most described by victims and police as appearing to be of arab or north african origin targeting women, assaulting and robbing them. >> they surrounded us, and we couldn't move.
>> reporter: michelle, who doesn't want us to use her last name here, spoke to us in the very square where it happened. grabbed you -- >> yes, everywhere they could touch. >> reporter: more than 500 victims have filed criminal complaints in cologne. what happened here and in other cities has shocked germany to its core and put german chancellor angela merkel under tremendous pressure. many people are asking after this country let in more than a million refugees and migrants last year, are germans still safe? merkel says she will now consider toughening deportation laws on refugees who commit crimes. so far, police in cologne have detained 34 suspects. at least 21 of them are refugees seeking asylum in germany. terry moran, abc news, cologne, germany. staying overseas, spain's princess cristina goes on trial today for cash fraud. the first time a member of the spanish royal family has faced criminal charges. her sister is also accused of being complicit as her husband
allegedly embezzled millions through a nonprofit organization to fund a lavish lifestyle. the trial could last at least six months. back at home, another high-profile court appearance. suspected jewel thief, abigail kemp, goes before a federal judge in atlanta. the fbi says kemp is responsible for a five-state robbery spree across the southeast. a spokeswoman said the fbi had gotten numerous credible leads from the public within hours of requesting help in the case. it's being called the gnarliest surfing trick. trying to tame the el nino 55-foot-high wave, but the wave won, tossing and crushing his body like a rag doll, breaking his upper left arm and dislocating his shoulder. he underwent surgery and doctors expect a 110% recovery. >> 110%? >> 110%. >> pretty good odds, huh?
>> yeah. he is, by the way, from hawaii. he's well used to big, big waves. but that little area south of san francisco's well known for being a dangerous area to wipe out. >> experts only apply. >> absolutely. coming up in "the skinny," the best awards, best fashion, and memorable jokes from the golden globes. ahead, the billion-dollar dreams as america plays the powerball. the record jackpot, your chances of winning, and important advice if you do. and the scene on a chilly new york subway going viral. showing an act of amazing kindness after the forecast map. snowy around the great lakes. what about your favorite today? >> oh -- florida. >> florida? >> florida. >> can't go wrong with florida. >> no. "world news now" weather brought to you by mucinex fast max. brought to you by mucinex fast max. weather brought to you by mucinex fast max. mucinex fast max.
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win days away. >> yes, we're talking about wednesday's new record jackpot. rising to a cool $1.3 billion at least. here's more from abc. >> reporter: let the frenzy and the daydreaming continue. >> if i win, i'm just going to take a trip around the world. >> reporter: despite millions of americans dipping into their pocketbooks to buy tickets -- >> your winning powerball number -- >> reporter: no one won the record $949 million powerball jackpot. >> i was very surprised last night to see the results. >> reporter: saturday night's results stunning even lottery officials, especially when you consider the new jackpot is estimated at $1.3 billion. a number so high it's overwhelming. even for lottery billboards like this one in buffalo, new york, that don't have room for that mind-boggling number. >> we know this jackpot is very winnable. >> reporter: lottery officials admit recent rule changes are making it harder for you to win but insist the chance to take home the money is still there. >> this may be the future billionaire ticket. >> reporter: so what if this
ticket really is the winner? >> first thing you should do is sign the back of your ticket. and then put it in a safe place. you need a tax adviser and attorney right away so they can help you make a plan. >> reporter: whatever your plan, experts say to wait at least six months before purchasing anything. >> probably take my family on a vacation. >> reporter: so that vacation will have to wait. abc news, new york. >> good advice. >> we'll see on wednesday. coming up, a full recap of last night's golden globes. >> all the winners, red carpet winners, and cringe-worthy moments. "the skinny" is next. "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. "world news
♪ skinny, so skinny ♪ skinny so skinny ♪ okay, so of course dominating our "skinny" headlines this morning, last night's golden globes. >> the best of film and television coming together to kick the awards season into high gear. >> let's recap the evening's big winners. for the top two television series, best drama went to usa's "mr. robot" and best comedy or musical went to mozart in "the jungle." second year in a row there an amazon series captured that prize. >> in film, best actress went to brie larson in "room" and jennifer lawrence in "joy."
>> and bent actor, leonardo dicaprio for "the revinent," the bear scene alone. and matt damon for "the martian." >> they came away with the top two best picture prizes, paving the way for thursday's oscar nominations. >> they'll be there no doubt. of course, the stars weren't just judged for their performances. they also had to be inspected by the fashion police. >> of course they did. let's start with j. law. jennifer lawrence getting high marks for her layered scarlet frock with cutaway sides. >> yes. fellow best actress winner, brie larson, also rocked the cutaway sides look in the gold calvin klein. kate hudson bearing more of her midriff. >> and "spotlight" star rachel mcadams chose a strapless gown with a red rose print. the floral thing becoming a trend. >> i guess so. taraji looked great. she walked the carpet with "empire" co-star terrence howard and wearing a classic strapless white dress. >> gorgeous. and cate blanchett had a bolder look. pink roaring '20s-style dress. >> i don't know about that. lady gaga won for her role. we're still trying to figure out
how in "american horror story." she was classic in a black gown and hairstyle reminiscent of marilyn monroe. >> and two of our favorite favorites, j. lo in a gorgeous gown and dwayne "the rock" johnson looking dapper in a burgundy tux as they presented together. >> look at j. lo -- >> we have to remember that color combination for the show, kendis. >> yes, very nice, guys. and a tan. >> let's talk about the night's big moments starting with the host. ricky gervais. >> my favorite. we expected some colorful remarks from him. but not this -- sparring with mel gibson as gibson appeared to present. gervais didn't hold back asking about something gibson allegedly said during a dui arrest ten years ago. mel didn't appreciate it. >> and there were some jokes the audience didn't appreciate during gervais' opening monologue. >> the catholic church are
furious about the film as it exposes the fact that 5% of all their priests have repeatedly molested children and been allowed to continue to work without punishment. roman polanski called if the best state movie ever. >> ooh. >> okay. now we know why gervais was drinking the whole time during the show. >> uh-huh. and he obviously wasn't the only one drinking. jonah hill tried to lighten the mood presenting as the bear from "the revinent" and dropping a lot of "f" bombs that had to be censored. another fun moment did not need to be censored, jamie foxx announcing "straight outta compton" won for a category it was not even nominated for. >> i'm sorry, i made a mistake. it's right here on the card. i take -- [ laughter ] >> it's right here on the card. i take full responsibility, full responsibility. >> oh, steve harvey would be so proud of how he handled that one. >> very nice. fun night. we'll be back with a lot more. and other great moments, we'll have more coming up. golden globes, big night.
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past. while connecting the dots, got the surprise of their lives. john donvan has the story. we have the same noses, cheeks, dimples. >> reporter: two sisters who can finish each other's sentences. >> always smile a lot. >> yes, we do. >> smile a lot. >> and laugh a lot. >> reporter: not because they spent any time growing up together. in fact, tammy was abandoned by their parents as an infant. a newspaper told the story at the time. >> inside a box, wrapped in a blanket, found a baby girl only a few days old. >> reporter: remarkably, four years later, a second infant girl was born and abandoned by the same parents. >> abandoned baby found in good condition.
discovered the baby just inside the door of the laundry room. >> reporter: both girls were adopted by local families. 50 years and a lifetime goes by, and then the internet. liz sent her dna to an analyzing service, tammy went on amazon.com, and many generations later they found each other. >> we just have that connection almost like twins. >> reporter: one other connection from that newspaper story the night that liz was found. >> she was wrapped in two new receiving blankets, a new kimono, and training pants, according to patrolman george jansen. >> reporter: now george jansen is back in the picture, too. >> a lot bigger than the last time i saw you. >> reporter: the other day in the same laundry room where he found liz, this time with flowers to celebrate. >> there are times we call each other and it's like, did that really just happen? >> reporter: yes, it did, and it's really just starting. >> i do see a family resemblance. >> reporter: john donvan, abc news, washington. >> a heartwarming story. don't miss our updates on facebook at wnnfans.com. >> much more news coming up from abc. we'll be right back. >> we'll jam out to peaches and herb now.
making news in america this morning -- breaking overnight. the rock world losing a legend. david bowie passing away after a secret health battle. the details just coming in. dramatic recapture. new signs overnight that el chapo could be brought to the united states. as white house officials break their silence about the drug lord's interview with sean penn. stocks slump. the year's rocky start on wall street shows no signs of slowing down. overseas markets plummeting yet again. what does it mean for u.s. markets and your money? and golden globes. the surprising winners. best dressed. the moment between lady gaga and leonardo dicaprio. and ricky gervais not holding back. going after hollywood.