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>> good morning to you, i'm erielle reshef. >> here are some of the top headlines we're following on "world news now." breaking news from canada where an attack on a mosque has killed six worshippers. more are wounded. an investigation for motive is under way as the prime minister calls it terrorism. president trump is defending his immigration ban, saying it's not about religion, but about terror, and protesters nationwide are rally against the executive order, targeting immigrants from seven countries and halting the refugee program. >> and the white house says king solomon of saudi arabia has agreed to support safe zones in syria and yemen to help displaced refugees. the crown prince of abu dhabi has also agreed to support safe zones. and this year's s.a.g. awards turning hotly political as hollywood's elite took sharp
aim at president trump's immigration ban with speeches about unity against a diverse backdrop of surprise winners. those are your top headlines today. it is monday, january 30th. from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, i'm erielle reshef in for diane. >> we begin with the terror attack on a mosque in quebec city. six men were killed during an evening prayer service, eight others were wounded. >> two men were taken into custody after a police chase. no motive has been revealed, but the canadian prime minister has been very vocal if his support for refugees. here at home, president trump is facing a growing backlash over his executive order, aimed at temporarily blocking immigrants from seven predominantly muslim countries. >> and more demonstrations are on top for today.
[ chanting ] >> reporter: protests erupting from coast to coast over president trump's immigration crackdown. in the shadow of lady liberty at new york's battery park -- crowds filling boston's copley square, raleigh, minneapolis, philly, washington, d.c., in airports and on the streets, protesters carrying signs like all are welcome. but others standing by the president like this man in hazelton, p.a. >> take care of our own first, and then take care of others. >> reporter: meanwhile at airports, so many emotional scenes. at dulles, this 5-year-old boy finally back with his mother after being detained for hours. a senior dhs official saying 375 travelers have been affected. 109 in transit denied entry to
the u.s. a clemson ph.d. graduate's post going viral. nazanin zinouri is from iran and was making her yearly visit to family. now unable to get on a flight back to america, and to her job in south carolina. >> i'm just trying to be strong for my family because this is heartbreaking for them. and if i get to the breakdown level, it's just going to be even more devastating for them. >> reporter: an update on this iraqi family pulled off the plane saturday in cairo. this man and his family given visas, because he risks his life for the u.s. government. >> i don't know what to do, because i sold my house, i quit my job, my wife quit her job. and kids left school. >> reporter: he tells us, he and his family have returned to iraq. and in falls church, virginia, dr. mohammed staffa is unsure when he will see his wife again. born in aleppo, syria, he is finishing his residency here.
his wife landing in d.c. saturday after visiting her mother, who has breast cancer. >> they told her while she's on the plane, that her visa will be canceled, and she was like terrified, even when she was on the air. >> reporter: she was turned around and sent back. but some are making it through. 20-plus hours after landing -- the emotional reunion at new york's jfk. >> reporter: those detained tell us they were given food and water, and some even slept in chairs. eva pilgrim, abc news, new york. >> president trump is defending his executive order, insisting it's not a muslim ban, and last night, a senior white house official called it, quote, a massive success story. >> earlier the president released a statement, insisting his action is not about religion, but about terrorism and keeping the country safe. and he said that the u.s. will resume issuing visas to all countries impacted after a review of security policies. congressional democrats are coming out strong against the president's ban, including
senate minority leader chuck schumer, he delivered an emotional statement as he vowed to introduce legislation to overturn the order. >> this executive order was mean-spirited and unamerican. it was implemented in a way that created chaos and confusion across the country, and it will only serve to embolden and inspire those around the globe who will do us harm. >> and on the other side of the aisle, john mccain and lindsay graham are among several republicans writing, it is clear from the confusion at our airports across the nation that president trump's executive order was not properly vetted. interesting language to use there. president trump calling it extreme vetting. they're saying his program was not vetted. the trump administration is facing a string of legal challenges with a federal judge already knocking down one portion of the executive order, at least for now. >> teams of lawyers are making offices on the floors of airport
terminals, working for the release of the detained men, women and children. more from abc's pierre thomas. >> reporter: the legal battle playing out in front of a brooklyn courthouse. protesters demanding justice, condemning the ban. >> tell me what democracy looks like! >> reporter: lawyers scrambling to free those two iraqis detained at jfk airport. then just before 9:00 p.m., celebrations erupting when the ruling comes down. ♪ god bless america >> reporter: federal district judge ann donnelly ruling that while the two men and others in similar status can be detained, they should not be immediately deported. she cites the potential for irreparable injury if the men are sent home. >> the president's executive order is unconstitutional. it is a violation of our clients' due process rights, it's a violation of the equal protection clause. it's clearly discriminating against muslims. >> reporter: immigration
attorneys fanning out in makeshift legal war rooms at airports across the nation. holding up signs to provide legal triage, and offering free advice to detained refugees. the department of homeland security saying and the trump administration holding firm, that the president not only has the authority to pursue the order, but a duty. >> these countries need to have further travel restrictions, based on the intelligence we have. >> there clearly was confusion and homeland security officials were scrambling to enforce the new order. officials from the agency told us they were nimble enough to execute the mission and white house officials said there was some urgency involved and a desire not to tip their hands and in the process allow potential bad guys to change their plans. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. >> meanwhile, president trump is shaking up the national security council in what some are calling an unprecedented move. the president has given his controversial chief strategist steve bannon a seat on the top committee. meanwhile, the director of national intelligence and the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff have been demoted to
invitation only status. the shuffle has sparked sharp criticism from the national security establishment. now to a major recall involving volkswagen's audi brand. they're recalling 600,000 vehicles in the u.s. for defects that could lead to fires or air bag malfunctions. a-5s, cabriolets and some q 5 crossovers are among the cars affected.5 crossovers are among the cars affected. q5s dating back to 2011, also on the list. now apparently, selling 10.2 million vehicles around the world isn't good enough. >> doesn't make the cut. toyota is no longer the world's top selling automaker. the japanese company has been passed by volkswagen, ending toyota's four-year reign. >> the german carmaker sold 10.3 million vehicles last year, despite the emissions scandal. which sparked a global backlash and multiple lawsuits, but they're number one. so there you have it. >> both are good cars. i'm going to stay neutral on this one. coming up, opening a new chapter in america's history on
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my wife, just like that. when i was in the navy. 30 years ago. that classic clip from "top gun" with the song from the righteous brothers, now a 41-year-old murder mystery, actually, involving the ex-wife of the band member, bill medley, maybe just hours away from being solved. >> police say dna evidence has finally led them to the suspect in the brutal killing of karen klaas back in 1976. abc's marci gonzalez has the latest. >> reporter: investigators revealing the controversial technique that led them to the person who they say in 1976 sexually assaulted and strangled karen klaas, the ex-wife of righteous brother singer, bill medley. ♪ oh my love >> reporter: the los angeles sheriff's department said they tracked down the killer using familial dna searching when a partial match from dna collected at a scene is used to find likely relatives of a suspect. it's been used to solve seven other cases in california, including that of the so-called
grim sleeper. crime scene dna partially matching that of lonnie franklin's son, leading to the serial killer's arrest, 25 years after his murder spree began. in new york, investigators are trying to use it to solve a 2016 murder of a jogger. but civil rights attorneys say it's led to false leads and they call it an invasion of privacy. >> family members are now subject to questioning. that certainly is not fair. >> reporter: the l.a. sheriff's department has not released details of the suspect in the klaas case, saying they'll do so in a news conference monday, 41 years to the day after klaas was attacked. marci gonzalez, abc news, new york. >> imagine that press conference is coming up today. she was attacked, returning home from dropping off her 4-year-old child. and so this could be a very, very big day in this case. >> and 41 years later. so certainly a big break in a long-standing case. >> hopefully so.
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nostalgic resurgence is personal finance expert vera gibbons. thanks so much for being here. >> thank you for having me. >> we're talking this morning about the ford bronco making a resurgence. >> huge. it's making headlines for ford. this is a car we haven't seen in a while. gas buddy does question the timing of this, because they are -- gas prices are likely to be higher over the next couple years. but i think it's just ford's way of saying, we're hip, we're relevant, we're cool. it was certainly generating a lot of buzz. fans can't wait for the ford bronco to hit the dealerships. >> definitely an iconic car or suv. interesting to see who buys it. >> i think the 50-something male is really going to love this car. because they can relive their youth. i think there's a lot of hype and excitement over this one. >> and now taking it back to the '80s when we're talking fashion, are we going back to the big bangles and big belts? >> some people don't like this trend and i can see why. this has been going on in the fashion industry for some time. but now it looks like it's
really here. so, yes, the shoulder pads, the ruffles, the denim skirts. even the fannie packs. so some people don't like this trend, but it's definitely out there, if you've been walking around and noticed, it's sticking. >> okay, i'm a fan of '80s fashion. i don't know how appropriate it would be for the workplace, but i guess you could incorporate little elements. >> i like certain things about it, the fannie packs, not so much. >> and vinyl records are making a return. >> 2016 was a banner year for them because of david bowie's final record. that really put vinyl record sales over the top. the question is whether the growth is sustainable, some of the analysts say, probably not sustainable, but the real die-hard music enthusiasts really seem to like the vinyl records. they like the sound. they like the way it feels. so people like me, i don't really care, but the real music-inclined type, they love them. >> kind of an homage to david bowie and that era where we listened to the vinyl records. and you have to buy equipment to go with the vinyl records too. >> you do. >> so that's another investment that you're making there. >> you do.
this makes me feel old. retro toys, teenage mutant ninja turtles. power rangers. what else? >> transformers, nintendo. the classic was a huge seller over christmas. nerfs are back in style. >> nerf guns, i remember that. i was pelted by many by my brother. >> mr. potato head. remember that? >> and mrs. i have the set. so nintendo is coming back in a major way. >> so what's happening here, i think a lot of the things that are coming back, just movie inspired. trolls is a movie inspired toy that's really popular now. that's part of it. but there's also the nostalgic element with the parents. the parents want their kids to have the same enjoyment with the toys that they did growing up. it gives them a sense of -- it's just an emotional attachment kind of thing. so, yes, we're seeing a lot of that.
and it's morphing out beyond toys. it's going to lunch box, to merchandise, to clothing. >> it will be interesting to see if the lunch boxes with the radios in them come back. i don't know if you remember those. i had an entire care bears collection that i just unearthed at my parents' house recently. it will be interesting to see if my son is interested at all. >> you would want him to be, probably. >> i would like that, because we don't have to buy him more toys that he'll use once. and then dispose of. >> exactly. >> but i like this resurgence of what's new is old. i think it's great. >> it's fun. >> and it saves some money if you already have stuff around. >> if you're yearning for years passed, because it's become so complicated now with technology, the world is moving quickly. so it's a yearning for the easier, simpler days when things were just -- >> it's true. we want to focus on some lighter things these days. things are a little heated up. nice to focus on the ford bronco and vinyl records. >> yes. >> thank you. personal finance expert and senior consumer analyst for gasbuddy.com, vera gibbons, thanks so much for joining us. you're watching "world news now."
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on capitol hill. some members tried to summon lady luck with quirky poses and dance moves. others like lou correia of california sought divine intervention, and in his case, it paid off. >> he drew number one. >> reporter: that meant he got the first pick of available offices, going for one in the longworth building. >> welcome here today to my beautiful office. >> did you go buy lottery tickets after you won? >> if i would have had a chance, i would have done it. >> reporter: it features dark wood panels and a piece of a by-gone congressional era. >> right behind you, there's a buzzer there, and that buzzer there is for the good old days when we didn't have pagers and when they called you to the floor for a vote, that buzzer went off. so you had to run down to the floor. >> reporter: his colleague charlie crist of florida, wasn'to lucky on lottery day. >> he drew number 50. >> reporter: but he says it's all relative. >> this is a pretty nice office.
i'm not complaining. >> i was going to say, i know you were last in the lottery, but this office is pretty nice. >> it's wonderful. >> reporter: he's in good company too, office 427 in the cannon building is where lyndon johnson and dick cheney began their congressional careers. >> they both had this office as freshman. so it's bipartisan. >> reporter: that's not the only feature that sets this office apart. it's split in half with a public bathroom in the middle. this is interesting. your office starts over here, and then there's a ladies room. >> there's a split, yes. because we honor women. >> reporter: and there's a view of the capitol dome, if he cranes his neck enough. >> there it is, i'll be darned. >> reporter: it might not be the oval, but it's plenty for this new house member, and as both the winner and loser of the lottery will tell you, it's not about the office itself, but the work that gets done there. ali rogan, abc news, capitol hill. >> sorry, go ahead.
break news this morning on "world news now." a deadly shooting at a canadian muslim house of worship. >> at least six people have been killed. >> police search for a suspect on the run and motive in the attack. we'll have the latest standing by live for more on this developing story. meanwhile, across the country, thousands protested all weekend long, furious over president trump's executive order. families detained at airports all over the nation as the political battle over the ban heats up. more details are coming ahead. and later, can you hear me? the brand new telephone scam that's sweeping across the country. how scammers are using victims' own voices against them. why authorities are urging everyone not to say a single word when they pick up that phone. and reaching for the stars. the hard-working young man who
applied to all four major military academies and got into all of them. where he's leaning towards going and the incredible legacy he'll be carrying on. it's monday, january 30th, and we're glad you're along with us. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning. i'm erielle reshef. >> and i'm ryan smith. we get right to that news breaking in canada. six people shot and killed. at least eight other people are wounded. the mosque's president says about three people opened fine on people during a prayer service. >> investigator say two suspects have been taken into custody. their motive, unknown, but the police say it was terrorism following the shooting security is being stepped up at mosques and houses of worship in cities like new york. joining us live now in the studio for more on this is abc counselor terrorism contributor and former special fbi agent in charge steve gomez. thank you for being with us on this morning. >> good morning. >> investigators are early on in
this investigation. what are they going to be looking for right now? >> first of all,s there's reports of at least three people that were involved. so there's the potential that two have been apprehended. there may have been at least one more if not, other on coconspirators helped them get to the mosque and then pull off this act. so they'll be hunting them down right now. there could be another attack and that's something they're going to be concerned about. >> steve, canadian prime minister trudeau on condemned this as a terrorist attack. how would they know since b the suspects haven't been identified as of yet? >> and it's possible it could be a terrorist attack. it could be a white supremeicist kind of group, it could be a terrorist organization we've seen in the u.s. many times. that's clearly something that the prime minister is looking at. so it could cover a number of different groups. and this, clearly, a horrible incident that we've got here. >> a true tragedy here. if this is indeed terror
related, what is the motive for attacking a mosque in quebec? >> the motive could be a number of reasons, but we've clearly seen a backlash going on around the world. president trump issued an executive order and now we've seen protests all around the u.s. the prime minister said he would accept refugees into canada. so all of this could create a backlash against the muslim community which could have made this mosque a target for an attack. we don't know. >> so you think there may be a possibility twel prime minister trudeau's statement saying he would accept all refugees and this mosque? >> absolutely. politics is always at play when you've got a terrorist attack. we've got a lot going on in the u.s., canada and around the world. it's always possible that is the motive.
>> talking about terrorism and fears that this could spread, that this could ignite other attacks, what are officials here in the u.s. going to be looking for.? how are they going to be protecting our houses of worship here at home? >> well, they're clearly going to enhance coverage when you talk about patrols and special operations all around the country, especially in cities where mosques and the muslim community have had islamaphobia targeting them. that's something those law enforcement officials, fbi, atf, they're all going to be involved in making sure there's enough security in those areas. you know, steve, it's one of those situations where people are afraid. they're wondering could this happen elsewhere.. you're mentioning what people are doing here at home. is there a possibility, do american officials look at this and say, hey, this could happen right here at home? is that the sense right now? absolutely.
we've seen a number of mosques over the last several years that have been targeted. and it's usually a backlash. you have islamic extremists, isis, al qaeda, that have committed attacks for the last decade or so. then you have domestic terrorist groups looking to do the same type of thing as a backlash against that community. that's part of what we're experiencing when it comes to race relations. that's something we're looking at from the terrorism side, both sides of the spectrum. >> a very tense situation worldwide. our hearts and thoughts and prayers go out to the victims there in canada, this the terrible, terrible attack. steve gomez, thank you so much for joining us. now to president trump defending his executive order, leaving many immigrants and refugees in legal limbo. >> panicked families waited for hours to be reunited after the president issued a 90-day travel ban on people coming from seven predominantly muslim countries. he suspended the refugee program for four months and blocked
entry by syrians. overnight, a senior administrative officials is calling the travel bad a massive success story. >> as several federal courts challenge the ban, protesters were out in force across the country. some demonstrators right in front of the president's door. we get the latest from abc's david wright. >> reporter: president trump had no public schedule sunday. so protesters paid him a house call. >> we are all immigrants. >> reporter: mobbing the streets outside the white house. thanks in part to intervention from the courts, deportations are on hold. that made for some happy reunions sunday between detainees and their families. but team trump is standing firm. >> if there are folks that shouldn't be in this country, they're going to be detained. and so apologize for nothing here. >> reporter: the white house certainly doesn't apologize for the fact that the seven
countries on trump's list were not involved in a single major terror attack on u.s. soil, including 9/11. and the growing number of republicans expressing concern that the executive order will make america less safe. >> i think the effect will probably, in some areas, give isis some more propaganda. >> reporter: the president fired back, senators should focus their energies on isis, illegal immigration, and border security, instead of always looking to start world war iii. an important clarification, green-card holders, lawful permanent residents from the seven countries being targeted, won't be barred from the u.s. but they will most certainly face extra questions. david wright, abc news. washington. dozens of american colleges have condemned the travel ban as they try to calm the fears of international students studying here.
the schools are also urging foreign students not to leave the u.s. the ban has left some students and professors stranded overseas. the association of american universities is urging the president to reverse the executive order. and the head of starbucks is taking action in response to the president's travel restrictions. the coffee chain will hire 10,000 refugees over the next five years. schultz says the focus here in the u.s. will be on hiring immigrants who have served with u.s. troops as interpreters or support personnel. we could learn as early as today who president trump will nominate to the u.s. supreme court. abc news has learned that the president has two top choices. federal appeals court judges neil gorsuch of the tenth circuit and thomas hardiman of the third circuit. a seat on the nation's highest court has been vacant since the unexpected death of antonin scalia in february. president obama nominated merrick garland, but senate republicans refused to hold hearings on his nominations. and president trump is expressing condolences on the
family of a navy seal killed in yemen. three service members were wounded in the battle. the seal who died has not been identified and abc's martha raddatz asked sean spicer what happens. >> what can you tell us about that raid and who did they get? >> they got 14 individuals. they killed 14 individuals and captured a whole host of information about future plots. >> planning of the raid started under the obama administration, but president trump gave it the green light. it was meant to be clandestine, but the loss of a service member changed that. a high school senior is looking to serve our country, and he has a big choice to make, which of four service academies to attend. >> talk about impressive, timothy park has been accepted to west point, as well as the naval, air force, and coast guard academies. hard to imagine any of them providing a more rigorous schedule than he has now. he plays the cello, runs track, and takes ten honors courses. which is your experience in high
school, right? >> yeah, right. >> he still hasn't made a decision, but he's getting closer. >> my number one at this point is west point, but i'm still keeping my options open. >> park has the military in his blood. his father is a lieutenant colonel in the army reserves. >> and his 16-born grandfather treat the u.s. vets for free once he became a doctor in the united states. >> i'm banking on west point for him. i don't know why. >> feeling the vibe. >> but it's one of those situations where you can't go wrong. talk about impressive. >> that is, and his commitment to our country and serving is really admirable. >> no matter where you go, timothy, you're going to be great. >> we salute you. coming up, the new danger that's lurking on your telephone. scammers dialing up victims, asking them, can you hear me? what they do with your voice that has authorities urging you not to say a word. i made a big mistake on this one. >> so did i. and the new nationwide health alert.
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>> right there an elderly passenger comes to the driver's rescue. you see right there, hitting the alleged attacker repeatedly with his cane. the driver thankfully escapes. the suspect is arrested. officials with the bus company are looking for the good samaritan, they want to thank him and replace his cane which was broken when he intervened. >> that's unthinkable. service is getting back to normal on delta airlines after a system outage. i.t. issues led to about 150 cancellations, as well as departure delays. delta said more flights will be affected and not all of them are appearing on the website. so check especially when you get to the airport. delta's ceo issued an apology calling the situation unacceptable. turning now to a medical alert affecting three-quarters of the country. >> the cdc now says america is the grips of a fast-spreading flu epidemic. jim avila has the latest. >> reporter: americans are suffering from the flu in epidemic numbers across 37
states. mid january saw three children die from influenza. ten states from alabama and georgia in the south, to kansas and oklahoma in the midwest, to new jersey and new york city in the east, reporting high-level flu activity. doctors advising a flu shot as soon as possible. and before illness hits your family. the vaccine takes up to two weeks to become fully effective. it protects against 95% of flu strains this season. and this year, a shot is recommended, not the nasal spray mist. hospitals in washington state report they're running short of beds, as the flu rapidly spreads during the height of influenza season, now through march, making this advice important. once the flu takes hold, bed rest and home confinement are advised. >> if you're sick, stay home. don't go out and infect other people.
so far this season, 19 deaths have been attributed to the flu nationwide. it's most dangerous to the very young and very old. jim avila, abc news, los angeles. >> it's just been such a tough season. i've had a cough for weeks. and apparently you catch a flu right after the -- i've been coughing on her forever. good luck for the next couple weeks. >> they say the spike in the flu can be related to a drastic drop in temperatures because everyone stays indoors and it incubates. >> here's something i didn't know, catching the flu has nothing to do with whether you're wearing a coat or going outside with wet hair. you better wear your coat and hat. >> and you better dry your hair. >> yeah.. coming up in the next half hour, a night of surprises and politics for the screen actors guild. the award, though, that ryan gosling did not win and the major hint dropped by dolly parton about a possible "9 to 5" sequel. some people here at abc news very excited about that. we'll have all of that in "the skinny."
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♪ can you hear me >> i can hear you, elvis. ♪ can you hear me >> oh, look at you! speaking of "high fidelity," we remember that catch-phrase from the early 2000s, can you hear me now? >> i remember it well. and now it has new meaning. scammers have turned it into a gotcha line, calling up unsuspecting victims and using our own voices against us. >> can you hear me okay? >> reporter: the new warning about a scam hooking consumers with one word. when mary's phone rang it was a man on the line. >> when it came on, it was a gentleman, nice voice, can you hear me? >> reporter: she dodged the scammer, but the bbb warning the simple con is working. it's that simple? >> it can be. >> reporter: here's how it works.
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nose. and you have to have a background in distinguishing different aromas. they're looking for somebody to smell. that's 95% of the job. >> and people are wondering where kendis is today. he's applying for this job. >> i knew it. >> he's not really, i'm kidding. >> i always wonder if you walk in with a really big nose, are they like, oh, my god, that guy's amazing. >> have to have a great sense of smell. and i wonder how you differentiate the smells of vodka. wine is very bold. >> that's true. i would never have that guy over to my house. because the moment he walks in, i have two 3-year-olds and they're potty training and he would be like, i'm not coming in. >> i feel you. file this under the what did you think was going to happen category. a teen is snapping a snapchat selfie with filters, posts it on instagram. she got a little bit photo-bombed. there's a girl in the background with a soda can. takes it, stabs it, and then gets a soda can spray right in the face. i don't understand the motive behind this. we don't know if it's staged or
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breaking news this morning on "world news now" -- a deadly shooting at a canadian mosque. multiple casualties as police search for a suspect on the run and a motive in the attack. we'll have the latest details in a moment. and anger and outrage over the president's swiftly enacted travel ban. protests held across every american city as judges and lawyers scramble to help those trapped in limbo. this morning, the new response from the white house officials, calling the ban a massive success story. and new this half hour, the star-studded night in hollywood that turned hotly political. >> this year's screen actors guild awards peppered with fiery protests against president trump's sweeping immigration bans, featuring surprises,
upsets and a big hint dropped by upsets and a big hint dropped by dolly parton involving h er "9 to 5" pal lily tomlin and jane fonda. and the other big celebrity event unfolding a half a world away. what steve harvey did not do this time around at the crowning of miss universe. >> i have a guess. >> it's monday, january 30th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." i'm ryan smith in for kendis gibson. >> and i'm erielle rush in for diane macedo. we begin with the breaking news from canada. six worshippers killed in a mosque in quebec city. at least eight wounded. the attack took place in the men's section of the mosque during evening prayers. >> two people have been arrested in what canadian police say was an act of terrorism. >> two suspects were arrested and one were -- was arrested here and the other one was arrested near the lille donia. we can confirm it's an act of terrorism. >> the prime minister's statement said in part, muslim canadians are an important part
of our national fabric, and these senseless acts have no place in our communities, cities, and country. more protests are expected across the country here in the united states against angry -- or angry backlash against president trump's executive order, temporarily banning all incoming refugees, plus immigrants from seven muslim majority countries. >> protesters came out in droves over the weekend from l.a.x. to jfk, calling on the president on lift the ban. now as a number of people were detained, others were sent back home to their home countries. lawyers flocked to airport terminals, offering free legal assistance to anyone in need. demonstrators and other critics are slamming the order, calling the ban rushed, chaotic, and cruel. >> i don't know what's going to happen. he's taken away some peace of mind from millions of muslims that live in america. >> despite the legal confusion over the ban, a senior white house official is calling it, quote, a massive success story. >> the president insists this is
not a muslim ban, but many are questioning why those particular seven countries were singled out. and even some republicans are criticizing the move. more now from abc's david wright. >> reporter: as the outrage reached the white house doorstep, the trump administration is pushing back. a new statement, this is not about religion. this is about terror and keeping our country safe. earlier the president tweeted, our country needs strong borders and extreme vetting, now. one big clarification of the new policy, green-card holders from the seven countries being targeted, won't be denied entry to the u.s., but they may face extra questions. >> you're a person that has a green card for whatever reason from yemen and you're coming back and forth from yemen into jfk, i think it's reasonable to expect that a customs and border patrol agent is going to have a few more questions for you, to wonder why in the world you keep coming back and forth from
yemen. >> reporter: the battle over the borders has been fiercely partisan. the democrats voicing loud opposition. >> this executive order was mean-spirited and unamerican. it was implemented in a way that created chaos and confusion across the country, and it will only serve to embolden and inspire those around the globe who will do us harm. >> reporter: now a growing number of republicans are taking issue too. some of them, agreeing with the democrats that the new executive order could be counterproductive, making america less safe. >> i think the effect will probably, in some areas, give isis some more propaganda. >> reporter: many question if the order targets the right countries. and all the major terror attacks that have taken place here in recent years, not once did the terrorist come from one of these seven countries. >> what about the countries like pakistan, like afghanistan,
where there have been terror attacks, saudi arabia, 9/11 -- >> we're looking at all of this wholistically. >> reporter: the white house said it may end up adding other countries to the list. even with all the pushback and its first losses in court, the trump administration isn't about to abandon this policy. >> if there are folks that shouldn't be in this country, they're going to be detained. so apologize for nothing here. >> reporter: and in the midst of all this, another national security issue, this one stemming from a memorandum signed yesterday, reorganizing the nsc's principles committee. the joint chiefs and the director of national intelligence will no longer be guaranteed seats in the situation room. but trump's controversial chief strategist steve bannon, will be. president obama's national security adviser tweeted, this is stone cold crazy, after a week of crazy. >> the white house took strong exception to susan rice's language there, saying this re-organization is about streamlining the intelligence process to help the president make key decisions. they also say they're fortunate to have, in general mike flynn,
an experienced hand to lead the national security council. david wright, abc news, the white house. critics say the executive order is unconstitutional and discriminatory against muslims. protesters celebrated as the aclu won a temporary injunction against part of the ban. a federal judge in new york temporarily blocked the government from deporting people with visas who arrived after the ban took effect, saying it would likely violate their legal rights. and a federal judge in los angeles ordered the return of an iranian man, who was sent back to tehran when he arrived at l.a.x. to see his son and wife. >> world leaders are weighing in on the travel ban. the prime minister of britain making it known they disagree with the approach and will not be following along. germany's angela merkel, reportedly reminding the president during a tense phone call that the international community is required to take in war refugees on humanitarian grounds.
and canada is offering temporary residency to the stranded. prime minister justin trudeau tweeting the following, to those fleeing persecution, terror and war, canadians will welcome you. regardless of your faith. diversity is our strength. >> the travel ban is having an immediate impact on sports and entertainment. an iranian oscar nominee is already planning to skip the ceremony. >> some athletes are concerned about the impact on their careers. jim avila has more. >> reporter: concern from the olympic committee and the athletes who every four years provide the world the grandeur of the games. the united states worried its bid to host the 2024 games could be jeopardized by president trump's immigration policies. the usoc announcing, we are working closely with the administration to understand the new rules. athletes like gold medal long distance winner mo farah who trains in the united states but was born in somalia is worried travel restrictions will make international travel impossible. posting on facebook, it's deeply troubling. assured by the olympic committee he will be able to travel in and out of the u.s.
there are still questions for the nba, which calls itself a global league. milwaukee bucks rookie thon maker is a sudanese refugee, concerned if he leaves to play games in canada, he'll never get back. then there's the academy awards, the iranian director of nominated foreign film "the salesman," says he won't come because there are too many questions about his ability to return. condemning what he calls the unjust conditions in president trump's order. the tech industry in california fighting back as well, saying the new immigration policies make it difficult on current employees and hard to hire new ones. jim avila, abc news, los angeles. >> the travel ban is intensifying the competition between the two big ride-sharing companies as well. there's a growing movement to boycott uber after drivers for the company collected fares at jfk airport as taxis decided to strike to protest the ban. meanwhile, the co-founders of lyft have announced a million
dollar donation to the aclu, which has been on the forefront of fighting the travel restrictions. we need to hear about some kindness. a texas woman renting "deep water horizon," got a little bit extra. >> this is nice. along with the dvd from the local red box, rental kiosk, was a hundred bucks. check that out. her daughter, liz, shared several photos along with the note inside the dvd case, written by a man named marcos. >> the note explained that he gave away $100 each week to strangers as an act of charity. liz wrote on twitter, that my mom was just hoping to relax and enjoy a movie, but instead god blessed her with a little bit more. >> that tweet went viral. >> i've heard about this guy before and he's done this many a time. and it's really nice to hear that he's just doing something nice. >> i love it. he pops up in the news every once in a while. there was i supermarket thing a little while ago. who is marcos? has been the question. we don't know the answer, but there's a lot of happy people, especially that mom out there. >> exactly.
thank you, marcos. coming up, this year's nfl pro bowl throws it back old school. as the game returns to the afc versus the nfc, who took home the trophy? and a wild ride in hollywood last night amid a night of surprises and upsets, this year's s.a.g. awards turned hotly political. but first here's a look at today's forecast. ♪ >> "world news now" weather brought to you by mucinex. cines' wearing off. i'm dragging. yeah, that stuff only lasts a few hours. or, take mucinex. one pill fights congestion for 12 hours. no thank you very much, she's gonna stick with the short-term stuff. 12 hours? guess i won't be seeing you for a while. is that a bisque? i just lost my appetite. why take medicines
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>> that is one of the coolest graphics i've seen. >> and that music is more exciting than the promo. >> so i've heard, i've learned from my previous mistakes, it's not very highly watched. the sunday before the football means football die-hards needed their fix. to that end, we bring you the highlights of the pro bowl. they're still watching. >> apparently. because the league's best -- there's something nice. the league's best gather in orlando, not hawaii, as in previous years. imagine how bummed you were if you thought you were going to hawaii. actually, that's not nice. orlando is beautiful. they scored a grand total of three touchdowns now. that was the last one there. andy dalton hit travis kelce, from kansas city, late in the second quarter. kelce was the game's offensive mvp. afc won 20-13. lowest scoring pro bowl since 1991. these games are usually 50-49.
there's no tackling. offensive linemen kind of touch each other like that. >> it's cute. very sweet. it's the mom's version of football, actually. i prefer my kid play that than the real kind. >> i wish they would just play flag football or something. do something with that game. >> i guess that would be better. better thing to call it. if you wanted offense on all-star sunday, you needed to be in los angeles with the nhl. >> that's right. second game of the three on three mini tournament. pittsburgh's sidney crosby with the feed to ovechkin. talk about a team-up. metropolitan beat the atlantic 10-6. if they could be on the same team, that would be incredible. the metropolitan would face the pacific division in the final. the metro up 4-3, with a minute left. ryan kesler, all alone in the front. kicked out by the rangers ryan mcdonough. the metros win, 4-3. the players split $1 million in prize money. nothing it -- to laugh at. >> good prize. >> that's nice, right? now in soccer, bruce arena back with the men's national team. he led the americans the to 2002 world cup quarterfinals.
in his first stint yesterday in san diego, an exhibition against serbia, scoreless in the 90th minute. chris pontius, up there in the box, sends it just wide. the game ends in a scoreless draw, the same way arena started in 1998, but good to see him on the sidelines. big things for america in store, i hope. when we come back, hollywood's big awards night last night and the countdown to the oscars. >> that's right. who grabbed the crown last night in the miss universe pageant? also, what did steve harvey do? we'll see. "the skinny" is coming up. see. "the skinny" is coming up. "the skinny" is coming up. one pill fights congestion for 12 hours. no thank you very much, she's gonna stick with the short-term stuff. 12 hours? guess i won't be seeing you for a while. is that a bisque? i just lost my appetite. why take medicines that only last 4 hours, when just one mucinex lasts 12 hours? start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this.
wait to come and visit, especially disney world. now, let's start off with a step down the yellow brick road towards the oscars. >> everybody's getting excited about that, and from its opening moments this year, the s.a.g. awards turned political. hollywood very opinionated about what's going on in the world, to nobody's surprise. coming down like a ton of bricks on president trump's sweeping immigration ban. >> good evening fellow s.a.g. members and everyone at home and everyone in airports that belong in my america -- >> from those first remarks of the evening from ashton kutcher, the ceremony turned into a parade of celebrities arguing passionately for inclusion. as for the big winners of the night, denzel washington upset casey affleck for his towering performance in "fences". >> stiff competition from meryl streep, emily blunt, but -- emma stone still captured the award for best actress in "la la land." >> and a bit of surprise with "hidden figures" winning for best ensemble. >> i've got to see that movie. and one of the biggest moments was lily tomlin's lifetime
achievement award presented to her by "9 to 5" pal dolly parton. >> can you imagine dolly giving you an award? and she dropped a few hints about a possible "9 to 5" reboot. that makes a lot of people excited. >> because lillian, jane and i have become like a little trio. people's been talking for years, saying that we should do a follow-up sequel to "9 to 5," yeah. >> the booms day clock has been moved up to two and a half minutes before midnight. and this award, it came just in the nick of time. live your life so that when you are being honored for your achievements, the people called upon to make loditory remarks can feel reasonably honest about their comments. [ laughter ]
otherwise, all -- in these times, all their words of praise might be perceived as alternative facts, or worse yet, fake news. >> getting political there. the movie's other star, jane fonda, was supposed to be there as well, but she was home sick. meantime, another big event unfolded in the philippines. >> 86 international hopefuls vying for miss universe. >> and this year, host steve harvey, he got it right -- the first time. >> the new miss universe is -- france! >> he wore his glasses. that's why. >> he got the contestant right. 23-year-old iris mittenaere is a dental student promising to advocate for dental and oral hygiene during her reign. >> runners up were haiti and colombia. you may recall harvey announced the wrong winner at last year's pageant. not this time, though.
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"hidden figures" is in third place, still holding strong after opening five weeks ago. >> well, a half marathon for a 44-year-old florida man turned into a race for his life. >> just feet from the finish line, he collapsed. but it's what happened next that saved his life. here's abc's john donvan. >> reporter: when bill emroll started running the key west half marathon the other day, he was just around the bend from the coincidence of his life, although he didn't know that yet. only feet away, a guy named robbie was there, cheering on his wife and friends. a woman named lisa was also running in the race. also running, a woman named amy. when suddenly yards from the finish line, bill went down. >> i blacked out. i don't remember anything until being lifted into the ambulance. >> reporter: including the three strangers who kept his heart beating, because that was the issue. bill has a heart condition.
desperate to find them and say thank you, bill posted this on facebook. >> i'm hoping you can help me find the person or people that saved my life this past weekend. >> reporter: within 24 hours, they all heard the word. amy smith, who happens to be a cardiac nurse. >> i could not believe how good he looked. >> reporter: and lisa, another nurse. >> it fills my heart with joy that he's doing okay. >> reporter: and then there's robbie, a nurse anesthetist. just this afternoon he and bill connected. >> the little that i know of bill so far, if the situation was reversed, i'm sure he would do the same thing in a heartbeat. >> reporter: an encouraging coincidence in all ways, since we never don what, or who, is just around the bend. john donvan, abc news. >> just gives you so much hope and happiness. >> so much perspective. >> how about that. >> he wouldn't have survived if they hadn't stepped in. i'm sure he's grateful and they're happy to have been found and thanked. >> more grateful to them. >> this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
making news in america this morning, breaking overnight, several victims of a shooting at a mosque. authorities with alleged gunmen in custody. it's already being called an act of terrorism. details straight ahead. also nonstop outrage following president trump's travel ban. the administration making no apologies. critics calling it un-american. more public rallies against the ban are planned for today. major problems for delta air lines. its planes grounded for hours because of computer trouble. operations just now starting to return to normal. and hollywood's awards season rolls on with the screen actors guild honoring some of its own. the stars not holding back in their comments about the political climate.