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officials say this video shows a washington state woman pushing another woman off a bridge last summer. you see it there. it was shocking when we first saw it. now this video is evidence in a trial of taylor smith which has now been put off until february. the teen who fell says it has already been difficult waiting for her former friend's trial. she suffered severe injuries from the fall. still tough to watch that. >> it is really hard to watch that. cbs may have grounds to deny the $120 million severance to former chief les moonves. >> a report reviewed by "the new york times" says moonves destroyed evidence and misled investigators. he was forced to step down in september after allegations of sexual misconduct. moonves was one of the most powerful men in hollywood and broadcasting for decades.
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>> cbs says no findings have been reported to its board and it has reached no conclusions as of yet. his lawyer says moonves denies the allegations and has fully cooperated with the investigation. we've got this video that just came out. it shows former chiefs running back kareem hunt in an altercation at a kansas city club this past january. no charges filed in this case. another man involved in the incident claims he had a broken nose from this. follows another video showing hunt shoving and kicking a woman last february. public records show the nfl didn't publicly request that video until it was posted online. the league insists its investigation began when it learned of the incident, which it says was back in february. well, to california now where many northern california families are suffering after the devastating camp fire. but one family has been especially hit hard. 65 members of the hyatt family lost 15 homes when the fire destroyed the town of paradise. >> many of them are now staying
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in an rv camp which they say is better than a hotel or a shelter. one member of the family has made a difficult decision to send her son away so that he can have a better opportunity. >> we're making a hard decision right now. i think he's going to go, we're going to move him to fresno. so i have an appointment at 8:00 friday to enroll him in school in fresno. they have a really good sports program and that's what's important to us right now. >> could you even imagine? >> i know. it's heartbreaking to see the effects still happening. wagner says she's lucky to have connected with other families in the rv park. they are all just trying to figure out what comes next. the wagners saying they are lucky to have each other. when we come back on this wednesday, the a-lister who has just been named the host of the oscars. >> exciting. "the skinny" is next. of the oscars. >> exciting. the skinny is next. we use k-y yours & mine.
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moves. >> oh, man. >> and i l>>ove it. anry morning. time now for "the skinny." and we have some breaking "skinny" news. >> i mean, really big. the headline right out of hollywood this morning right from the motion picture academy. there were reports he has being considered. now it has been confirmed. here we go. kevin hart will be hosting the 2019 academy awards. >> even confirmed it in an overnight post saying, "i am blown away simply because this has been a goal on my list for a long time. i will be sure to make this year's oscars a special one." >> interestingly enough, three years ago kevin almost predicted that this would happen. >> what? >> y'all, do you see what's going on right now? can the camera give me a fashion moment? huh? get down there. give me a fashion moment. slow turn. slow turn. for me, i'm in awe of the moment. i'm a kid in a candy store. i'm thrilled to be here but i feel like this is that one step.
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the next step is to come back and host. see, i set my goals immediately. >> you want to host this. >> he said it. >> like oprah says, put it out in the universe. >> that's right. and believe it and it will happen. that's right. jimmy has hosted the show for the past two years. he has already said he won't be back for a third. >> now it's their turn to ask us next. guys, we're available. we're ready. >> that show would be a hot mess if we were hosting. >> dancing in the corner. >> we'll try. >> we'll take our notes from kevin hart as he hosts the academy words, that's february 24th right here on abc. >> it's going to be good. funny guy. next here, we're getting newly-released video -- i didn't know it was this big, but it is, it's the wedding of the century. >> you heard it here first. "people" magazine has finally released video of the five-day wedding extravaganza between priyanka chopra and nick jonas. >> that's crazy. look at that dress. this is aerial footage. >> they needed aerial footage to show that train. that's beautiful. >> all in white. lots of white chiffon right there.
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>> the couple opened up to "people" magazine. they described their wedding as, quote, emotional and all tears. >> yeah, i bet. now that they've had this five-day extravaganza, this whole thing better last for awhile. >> more than five days, yeah. >> they better hold on to this. this is big. >> if you get divorced next week, i will cry. we will be tears with all kinds of mad for the wrong reasons. news on another celebrity blushing bride. >> hard as it is to believe this, gwyneth paltrow married brad falchuk. this was just two months ago. >> still, congratulations. >> i guess. but the actress is now making new headlines. she is claiming credit for coming up with yoga. >> yeah, yoga. it was all gwyneth paltrow. >> for real? >> you know, people about 5,000 s eoaryee isofo ag india are no happy about this otn>> until she started popularizing yoga through her "goop" magazine that western culture finally started adopting the process. >> she told the magazine, quote,
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i went to do a yoga class recently and the 22-year-old girl behind the counter -- >> say it like that. >> i'm trying not to but i can't help it. she was all like, have you ever done yoga before and literally i turned to my friend and i was like, you have this job because i've done yoga before. >> what? makes no sense. mic drop moment from gwyneth. for real, though? >> girl. >> come on now. >> i wish i had been there to overhear that. >> i know, right? wouldn't that have been good? this is really, really good. prince is about to be turned into a movie star again. >> i'm so excited. universal pictures has announced -- >> give it to me. i love it. >> it's acquired the rights to several of prince's classic songs and is now developing an original film inspired by the music. ♪ so tonight i'm gonna party like it's 1999 ♪ >> get it. don't expect the movie, though, to be anything like the 1984 drama "purple rain." the musical will use the songs
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right now paying their respects. >> and just, again, this is, you know, in the middle of the morning. >> right. middle of the night in washington. and while many of those mournere when he was in office, many of them are sharing just how much mr. buenpelunfs thtod ce yoei the 41st president george bush. >> he meant a lot to our family and he was really important. we thought he made a lot of good decisions. >> he was a very important man and he was very kind and he loved his family. >> because he was a really good man and i think he did a lot of good things to protect our country. >> he never gave up. >> he's a world war ii veteran and he deserves respect from all of america. >> he was a pilot in the navy anan fofo h c i feel like our fre
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it's great to do that. >> some people my age might not know about him or, you know, when he was president he served under the reagan administration and got our country through tough times and -- >> we want to respect him and honor him so that we know that he's a good person and he was a great president. >> everybody has to put their flags halfway down. >> i really think he was a great president, even though i wasn't in his time when he was a president, but i want to learn more about -- i want to learn more about him. >> that's incredible to hear young people -- >> i know. >> -- talking like that. >> they knew their stuff also. it's really heartening to see. >> bush sr. left office in some cases decades before they were even born. >> get this one, he actually left office three years before our teleprompter operator was even born here on "world news now." >> incredible. >> still impacting us with his legacy all these years later. >> you can watch that funeral
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from the national cathedral live at 11:00 a.m. east
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good morning. i'm maggie rulli. >> and i'm terrell brown in for kendis and janai this morning. some of the top stories we're following for you right now on "world news now." people are still lining up by the thousands at the capitol to pay respects to former president george h.w. bush. all four living past presidents will be in attendance. more details on this coming up. special counsel robert mueller is recommending no prison time for former national security adviser michael flynn. prosecutors say flynn has provided substantial help in the russia investigation. ohio state football coach urban meyer says he will step down after the rose bowl game. he says his health was the number one reason he's leaving. he's been thinking about retirement since the middle of last season. and the nhl is coming to seattle. the league board of governors has approved adding its 32nd
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team which will begin playing in the emerald city in thee years. during that time the team will get a name and its arena will be renovated. those are some of our top stories on this wednesday, december 5th. from abc news, this is "world news now." a lot of people in seattle are like, i got to learn hockey now, got to figure out hockey. >> there's a lot of news for them there. >> yeah. >> i also wonder what the name's gonna be. >> that's interesting. >> i hope they let people vote on it -- >> come up with something clever. >> like ice people or we're cold when we play sports. those aren't good names. >> great, maggie. you will not be included in the process. >> those are really bad. a really, really somber wednesday morning as we get started with world leaders and ordinary americans all coming to washington for a final farewell to former president george h.w. bush. >> look at this, here is what the capitol rotunda looks like right now. massive crowds still filing in to honor the 41st president lying in state. the bush family stopped by again
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last night, pausing at the casket and taking the time to greet mourners who had waited in line, many of them for hours. >> there will be a departure ceremony this morning just before the state funeral at the national cathedral. in addition to the current and past presidents, german chancellor angela merkel and prince charles will be there. abc's terry moran has more. >> reporter: as dusk fell in washington, president trump and the first lady arrived at blair house where the bush clan is staying, and there to greet them president george w. bush and laura bush. the four then making their way inside. a rare moment of civic graciousness in america. and it followed a quiet tribute. the trumps entering the capitol rotunda where president bush lies in state, silently paying their respects and then a crisp salute from the 45th president to the 41st. all of this even more noteworthy given the history between these families. president trump knocked jeb bush out of the 2016 campaign. he sharply repudiated many policies of president george w.
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bush. in 1988, trump reportedly offered to be the first president bush's running mate, an offer that went nowhere. all of that was put aside. president trump even sent air force one to texas to transport george h.w. bush's casket to washington. and all day they filed past, many wiping away tears or holding their hands over their hearts. veterans offering salutes to an american hero. the former cia chiefs honored their predecessor and then this unforgettable moment, former senator bob dole, 95 years old, wheelchair-bound, lifted to his feet and one final salute to his brother in arms from world war ii. among the crowds, many whose lives are so different because of the americans with disabilities act signed into law by president bush. >> if there is any president that i want to pay my respects to, it's the man who helped pass the law that esathme freedoms a else. >> reporter: and there too in
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the rotunda, sully, the loyal service dog whose friendship with president bush has captured the nation. the bush family arrived, stopping by to thank mourners one by one and to pay their own respects. there's a real feeling of unity for once here in washington. melania trump, the first lady, inviting former first lady laura bush and a whole bunch of the bush family over to the white house to see the white house decorations, to visit with old friends on the resident staff. it's the kind of unity that the late president bush would certainly have appreciated. terry moran, abc news, washington. >> and in one of the many tributes to president bush, the navy released a video detailing his military service during world war ii. >> yeah. the narrator explaining how a
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20-year-old bush became the youngest naval aviator at the . then he had to swim to a life raft and was eventually pulled to safety by a u.s. submarine. unreal. >> make sure to stay with us here at abc news for live coverage of the state funeral. george stephanopoulos and david muir lead our coverage starting at 10:00 a.m. eastern. breaking overnight in the russia investigation, special counsel robert mueller is recommending no prison time for former national security adviser michael flynn. flynn was the first trump official to plead guilty to lying to the fbi. the newly-filed court documents, federal prosecutors credit flynn with providing them with substantial assistance. they also say he gave them valuable information in other investigations and they added that this cooperation early on prompted others to cooperate. officials from maryland and the district of columbia want a closer look at the president's hotel business, specifically the trump international hotel in washington. representatign governments often stay there when in washington, but the constitution prohibits elected officials from doing business with foreign governments. a watchdog group's lawsuit says
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those governments may choose this hotel to curry favor with the president. well, turning now to presidential politics 2020 style. former vice president joe biden says he believes he is the most qualified person in the country to be president. biden made that comment during a book tour stop in montana. he also called president trump, quote, a guy who can't tell the truth. biden says he will decide whether to run for president in the next two months. getting a lot of talk today, democrats in wisconsin are accusing republican state lawmakers of a political power grab. the lawmakers are trying to limit the powers of wisconsin's incoming governor who is a democrat. angry protests have been set off inside wisconsin's state house as abc's mary bruce reports. >> shame! shame! >> reporter: in wisconsin, orr:flding the state capitol accusing
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republican lawmakers of overriding the will of voters by trying to strip power from the newly-elected democratic governor. >> and the republicans inside of that building, our capitol, refuse to accept the results of the 2018 elections. >> reporter: democrat tony evers narrowly defeated two-term governor scott walker. >> i'm going to be the next governor of the state of wisconsin. >> reporter: but now before he's even sworn in, the republican-controlled legislature is trying to jam in new measures to limit his authority. it has democrats furious. and republicans defensive. >> we want to ensure that the new administration doesn't try to work around the legislature. >> reporter: a similar story is also playing out in michigan where democrat gretchen whitmer won the governor's race. republicans there are now trying to curtail her power, too. now in wisconsin, democrats are already pledging to fight this in court but republicans are moving ahead with this anyway. governor scott walker says he will support these measures,
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meaning his final mark on the state could be cutting the power of his own office. mary bruce, abc news, capitol. i want to talk about the weather now. boy, talking about california again. >> again. >> this time it's flooding that's a concern. >> a major winter storm is moving in. you see it there. it's starting in northern california, but saving its worst for the los angeles area. mudslides are a worry in the wildfire burn areas north of l.a. then the storm will head east across the southern u.s. we're going to go now to accuweather's paul williams for a detailed forecast. good morning, paul. >> good morning, maggie, terrell. looking for widespread rain to reach throughout all of california down towards san diego with some snow in the evions. that's just the first part. the second part is on thursday when it becomes even stronger with the heaviest rain around los angeles. travel delays and flash flooding likely. for the northeast, it's the cold
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and snow showers beginning to push through from toronto down to toronto. terrell? maggie? >> thank you, paul. overseas, the future king and queen of england, william and kate, are celebrating the holidays. the couple welcomed military families to kensington palace for a christmas party. i would have loved to have been there. >> yeah? >> they were joined by some children as they prepared crackers, sweets and decorated stockings. >> later that evening, the duchess wowed onlookers with a sparkly gown and tiara. would you have worn a tiara? >> if i'm allowed to. >> can and can't sort of thing. >> controversy, i would want to wear it anyway. sorry. they look so pretty. >> they are nice. that was a family-friendly christmas party, too. >> it was. you may be wondering where harry and meghan where. i guess theyseatnding first chstmas cal rvice together. >> good to know. more news coming up this
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the homeowners in san francisco's luxury millennium tower say they have a plan to stop the high rise from leaning and sinking. >> oh, wow. >> i hope so. gosh. it involves drilling more than 50 new piles into the bedrock below the tower and it would only cost, well, $100 million. >> only. >> only. >> just, you know, a small sum. no word on who exactly would pay it, but they've got their work cut out for them. >> yeah, they got to fix that. wells fargo is blaming a computer glitch for more than 500 homeowners losing their homes. revealing in a regulatory filing it incorrectly denied 850 loan modification requests. that error led to foreclosures for more than 60% of those homeowners. in august, wells fargo also blamed a similar calculation error for homeowners losing
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their homes. now regulators and lawmakers want to know how all of this happened. a florida family's search for a woman who went missing in costa rica has come to a tragic end. >> yeah, the family of carla stefaniak confirmed that the body found by authorities is indeed the 36-year-old. she went missing during the holiday to celebrate her birthday. investigators say bismarck martinez was arrested because of inconsistencies between his story and surveillance footage. it's sad. a former hotel guest has fired a nine-figure lawsuit against hilton hotels claiming that a hilton employee secretly recorded her taking a shower in her room. >> t wom allegesnly that, but he also tried to blackmail here. here is abc's paula faris. >> reporter: hilton is facing a $100 million lawsuit after a woman claims one of its identified employees filmed her in the shower in order to blackmail and extort her.
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the woman whose face abc news is not showing says she was recorded without her consent while taking a shower in hilton's hampton inn and suites in albany, new york back in 2015. in a newly-filed lawsuit the jane doe alleges she did not realize she was recorded until this september when the alleged perpetrator tried extorting her over e-mail. >> all i could think was my life is over. if this gets out, my life is absolutely over. >> reporter: according to the complaint, he even created an e-mail address using her name and sent that shower video to her friends and family. >> it was just absolutely traumatizing because these are people i went to law school with. they're friends. they're co-workers. >> reporter: the hotel tells abc news "the safety and security of our guests is our highest priority. we will continue to work with the authorities to discover the perpetrator and see that she/he is held accountable." >> jane doe also alleging in
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this complaint she is not the only victim, but this hilton in albany says they recently underwent a renovation and did not find any recording devices. paula faris, abc news, new york. >> that's scary. one more thing to check, huh. >> yeah. all right. coming up, we're going to celebrate national repeal day. >> 85 years ago today, prohibition was repealed in the u.s. and we are opening up the abc news vault right after this.
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♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ a little quick two-step you can do there. >> i like that. >> to the legendary duke ellington who released "it don't mean a thing" back in 1932. >> that was one year before congress repealed the 18th amendment ending prohibition. we're celebrating that happened exactly 85 years ago today. >> this morning we are opening up the abc news vault to "gma's" david hartman back in 1976.
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>> now today is a landmark day in our history, especially for those of you who may happen to remember that 44 years ago today prohibition laws were repealed. ♪ ♪ >> these are people breaking the law. for 14 years from 1919 to 1933, the great majority of americans opposed prohibition. many of them deliberately broke the law which said that no person shall manufacture, sell, barter, transport, import, export, deliver, furnish or possess intoxicating liquor. rum runners poured barrel after barrel into our atlantic seaboard ports from places like havana and nassau. only an occasional arrest was made. and when federal agents destroyed one of al capone's breweries in chicago, the notorious gangster complained of
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the double standard. when i sell liquor, he said, it's bootlegging, when my patrons serve it on a silver tray, it's hospitality. while the prohibitionists have fought to save the noble experiment from its eventual repeal. >> alcohol is a deadly double narcotic agent brain poison and if you drink enough of it, it will give you a green brain and a red nose and a white liver and a black heart -- >> and the men they take their tipple from the ripple of the rill. the boys, they go home sober and ma, she don't cry. glory, hallelujah, uncle sam will stay dry. >> the democratic convention in 1932, franklin delano roosevelt called for repeal of the 18th amendment. >> and i am confident that the united states of america will prevail.
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>> fdr knew that it was time to give back the freedom of choice to the people of america. >> give me your help not to win votes alone but to win in this true faith to store america to its own people. >> repeal ended a controversial experiment to write morality into the law of the land. it also brought a dangerous period of crime and violence to a close. ♪ ♪ when america looked back, few could understand how prohibition had been allowed to happen. comedian will rogers explained, quote, if you think this country ain't dry, just watch them vote. if you think this country ain't wet, just watch them drink. you see, when they vote it's counted, but when they drink it ain't. >> i guess you know what that means. >> we're drinking? >> that's right. go and have a cocktail today.
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>> everybody go celebrate. >> there you go. >> good luck. >> those of legal age, of course. >> good clarification. age, of course. >> good clarification.
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anywhere in the country. whew! call or go online and find out more. ♪ so look, if you' ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ so look, if you're up and you got us on right now, there is snow on the ground in all but about a dozen states across the country this morning. >> wear your jacket. what's the best thing to do in the snow? throw it around. >> of course. >> of course. have a little snowball fight. this morning one town in colorado has made it legal finally again after nearly a century, people can once again have snowball fights. here is abc's david muir. >> reporter: meet 9-year-old dane best from severance, colorado, throwing a football in his backyard but not allowed to throw snowballs because for
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nearly a century in his town the law says it's illegal. >> i want to be able to throw a snowball without getting in trouble, and i think it's an outdated law. >> he just said, mom, i would like you to go change the law, and i said, i'm not going to fight to change the law. if you feel this is something you want changed then let's take the steps and see if it's something you could do. >> reporter: so they got an idea, dane would argue his case to the town board complete with a powerpoint presentation. >> kids want to have a snowball fight without breaking the law. >> reporter: his argument convincing. his petitions signed by his third grade classmates. >> those will be entered into evidence. >> reporter: and then the vote. >> yes. >> reporter: one by one the town board voting unanimously to lift the ban. the mayor delivering the news. >> sounds like you have a unanimous vote. it sounds like you just changed the law, buddy.
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>> reporter: the town cheering and dane telling us it was a hard-fought victory. >> i was able to throw the first legal snowball. >> throw your first snowball, the first legal one. yeah! >> reporter: from severance, colorado, they're waiting for their next big snowfall. let the snowball fight begin. david muir, abc news, new york. >> right? >> congrats, buddy. that's awesome. which brings us to the conversation of some of the other whacky laws we've got across the country. >> there's a lot of them apparently. so some of your favorites. >> in california -- i don't know what's going on with my voice. why don't you talk about it. >> i'm going to take over. terrell's having an issue. one of my favorites, in vermont women must obtain written permission from their husbands before they can wear false teeth. >> what in the world? >> in case you're wondering. >> wait until the me too movement. >> hold up, vermont. if i want to wear my false teeth, i'm going to wear my
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false teeth. also, in florida you can't have
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this morning on "world news now," breaking overnight, major new insight into the russia probe. >> yeah, the special counsel's office has released its long-awaited memo about michael flynn, the former trump national security adviser, recommending no prison time and calling his cooperation, quote, substantial. it's a sign that the end of the russia probe may be coming soon. today is a national day of mourning as a grateful nation says farewell to a former president. the funeral of george h.w. bush now just hours away. with national and world leaders expected. there have been high-profile visitors at his casket at the capitol, including an emotional bush 43 and then this moment, former senator bob dole helped out of his wheelchair to offer one final salute. stock markets will be closed today to honor president george h.w. bush, giving investors days
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to assess the latest plunge. the dow fell nearly 800 points. with so many counting pennies, our expert has an approach to supercharge your savings. how it works coming up. don't get rid of your boot cut jeans just yet. they're coming back, apparently. but who is excited? it turns out not many people. it's wednesday, december 5th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> no. >> terrell's so excited about this one. >> really? >> all he kept saying was, i can't wait, i have a closet full of boot cuts. going to put on these babies. i have to say those look more flare than boot cut. >> like bell bottoms almost. >> we'll have an investigative report later. don't worry. first, though, really big news breaking in the russia investigation. special counsel robert mueller is recommending no prison time for former national security adviser michael flynn.
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>> flynn was the first trump official to plead guilty ideral conducted nearly 20 interviews with flynn say he deserves credit for accepting responsibility and providing them with so much valuable information. >> reporter: overnight, a stunning new memo from special counsel robert mueller requesting zero jail time for president trump's former national security adviser michael flynn. >> lock him up! >> reporter: in the memo, mueller acknowledges flynn's cooperation and substantial assistance in the russia investigation. according to the heavily-redacted documents, the former general sat for 19 interviews and provided firsthand information about the content and context of interactions between trump's transition team and russian government officials. it also states that flynn is assisting the special counsel with information on another unknown criminal investigation. >> we do not need a reckless president who believes she is above the law. >> reporter: it was flynn who lambasted hillary clinton at the republican national convention
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in 2016, leading chants of "lock her up." >> lock her up. that's right. >> reporter: before pleading guilty himself to lying to the fbi about his conversations with russian ambassadors a year ago. flynn is the first person to plead guilty in mueller's investigation that could avoid jail time altogether. >> flynn is set to be sentenced in just two weeks. prosecutors say his early cooperation likely inspired others to do the same. that does not include former trump campaign chairman paul manafort. he's recently accused of violating his plea deal by lying to investigators. want to talk now about the state funeral for former president george h.w. bush. it is now just hours away. >> take a look at this live shot of capitol hill where dignitaries, political figures and everyday americans have been streaming into the capitol rotunda to pay their respects. some waiting in lines that were hours long. president bush 43, former first
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lady laura bush and other family members made an unexpected return visit to the capitol last night, gently placing their hands on the casket. such a moving scene there. earlier this moment, 95-year-old bob dole helped from his wheelchair to deliver a final salute. >> and then the late president's service dog sully was back, led in with a group of disabled people benefitting from the americans with disabilities act that bush signed into law. abc's kenneth moton has more now from capitol hill. kenneth, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, terrell and maggie. yes, it was a solemn moment when several members of the bush family including former president george w. bush made their way back into the capitol to see their patriarch one last time lying in state. as the nation remembers former president george h.w. bush, another moment of unity.
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offer condolences to the bush family. later in the evening, former president george w. bush, his wife laura and brother jeb bush visited their father's casket in the capitol rotunda surrounded by everyday americans. the bushes took time to thank them. thousands have filed in since monday. >> it's important that we show honor towards the people that have stepped up in our country in leadership. it's not an easy job. >> reporter: colin powell and military officials from the first gulf war paid their respects. cia directors honor their predecessor and 95-year-old former senator bob dole lifted to his feet, giving one final salute. paying tribute to the former president's legacy, son neil bush, the chairman of the points of light foundation, led members of the nonprofit inside. the group started when bush 41 invited the nation to take
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action through service. and so many affected by the law signed by president george h.w. bush. >> if there is any president that i want to pay my respects to it's the man who helped pass the law that ensures that i have the same freedoms as everyone else. >> reporter: and maggie and terrell, i want to show you some incredible images that we snapped moments ago. this is the scene outside the capitol right now. thousands of people have been waiting to pay their respects. the line stretches past the supreme court and wraps around a few times in front of the capitol. we've heard people waiting up to four hours. the public has just a few more hours to see the former president lie in state and another image here from longtime bush 41 spokesman jim mcgrath. he tweeted this image of the capitol rotunda. he said when the former president was briefed in 2011 about his funeral and lying in state, the 41st president asked with typical humility, quote, do you think anyone will come? well, we can say tonight for certainty, mr. president, a lot of people came out to pay their respects to you.
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maggie? terrell? >> kenneth, those pictures are incredible. thousands of people. >> amazing to see. >> in the middle of the night. we know there is going to be a procession a little bit later on from the capitol to the national cathedral. do we know who is going to be speaking at the funeral service, kenneth? >> reporter: we do. we know there are going to be a list of speakers. quite a ceremony planned where we know james baker, former chief of staff for bush 41, he will deliver one of the eulogies. also, former president george w. bush, he will also eulogize his father. likely he will be speaking as a son and not as a former president when he steps up to that podium. >> kenneth, the images that you just shared with us are so moving. it's amazing, again, to see the thousands of people there in the middle of the night with us right now. obviously impacting us nationally and around the world as well people are paying their respects. kenneth, do we know about foreign dignitaries, who will be attending the funeral service? >> reporter: there will be world leaders, a host of foreign dignitaries to pay their respects to bush 41. we got word that prince charles will be representing her majesty
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the queen. also, we want to know that angela merkel, the german chancellor, she will also be there and that's because her country has a special relationship when it comes to bush 41, the reunification of germany. she said last week at the g20 summit that she wouldn't be able to stand where she was standing for the g20 were it not for george h.w. bush and the fact that he was, quote, a true friend of germany when it came to the berlin wall coming down under the reagan administration. well, it was bush 41 we know who came along right after and really helped with the reunification of germany. so very important to her country, and so angela merkel going to be here as well. one of many foreign leaders who will be here to pay their respects to bush 41. >> all right. kenneth moton on capitol hill. kenneth, thank you. >> stay with abc news for live coverage of the state funeral as our nation honors former president george h.w. bush starting at 10:00 a.m. eastern.
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want to talk about the other news this morning. big story. the asian markets posted losses overnight. follows a sharp plunge on wall street. the selloff came because of confusion about the status of trade negotiations between the u.s. and china, and if there is one thing wall street does not like, it is uncertainty. abc's rebecca jarvis has details. >> reporter: there is confusion on wall street coming out of the g20 summit and president trump's meeting with china's president xi. it sounded from the white house like the prospects of a deal were extremely close on tariffs, but in a series of tweets from president trump suggesting calling himself a "tariff man" and suggesting that his team of economic advisers is working now to see if that deal is actually possible, those prospects are much more muddied and it's a much less clear picture at this point given the mixed signals about what comes next.ha wehilyn veors over the last three months. the question is, how big of an impact will they have on american consumers and
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businesses? and that cost has really set off a sale as far as wall street is concerned. stocks now down 7% in the last three months. if you look over the course of the year, though, stocks are still up about 1%. so that nest egg still is gaining a little something for the year. the markets will be closed on wednesday in observance of the funeral of president george h.w. bush, but you can anticipate there will be a lot more volatility ahead when stocks re-open. rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. >> all right. rebecca, appreciate it. coming up, an already massive recall of ground beef is now expanding. and will the real luke skywalker please stand up? the luke skywalker who just got arrested in tennessee. that's ahead in "the mix." you're watching "world news now." now." now."
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agents got there, quickly took the family of six into custody, including three small children. the person who helped the family over the wall returned to mexico. he was not apprehended. well, we're following a major winter storm that is now sweeping across the country and it's making its first stop in california. >> yeah, that rain could trigger new mudslides in the wildfire burn areas of northern california. let's talk more about the forecast now with accuweather's paul williams. paul, good morning. >> good morning, terrell, maggie. we have this low pressure system that's going to help advance the rain throughout all of california with snow showers spreading in the upper elevations. wednesday rain is just the first part. there is a sequel to this rain that kicks in for us on thursday with flash flooding, burn scar mud floes and travel delays. as far as today is concerned throughout the northeast, it's about the snow showers in western new york, western pennsylvania, down towards western virginia and virginia and staying cold in the deep south as well. terrell? maggie? >> all right. paul, thank you very much.
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there is a lot of outrage over police mistakenly shooting and killing a decorated vietnam veteran inside his own home. >> the man's family had called for help during a home invasion, saying the intruder was targeting the man's grandson. here is abc's clayton sandell. >> reporter: the scene, chaos and confusion. aurora, colorado police responding to an unknown trouble call hear gunshots. >> drop the gun! hey! get your hands in the air! the guy in the robe's got the gun. >> reporter: police find out too late this is black's house. the decorated vietnam veteran had just killed an intruder. his last words, concern for his family. >> my son and grandson are in the bathroom. that's the perpetrator. >> reporter: the video shows black who was hard of hearing never aiming at police. the july incident was limbaugh's
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second fatal shooting in just a month. >> should that officer have been on the street? >> no. they never told mr. black they were police. police officers are to protect and serve, not to act as snipers. >> reporter: officer limbaugh telling investigators he felt he had to shoot at the man because it was not an option to wait and see what happens. that aurora police officer is still employed. but for now off the street. the attorney for the black family says they are now considering a civil lawsuit. clayton sandell, abc news, denver. now to a consumer alert, a massive recall by the nation's largest beef processer has gotten even bigger. jbs is now recalling more than 12 million pounds of ground beef shipped to stores nationwide over the summer. >> if you get this, you may want to check your freezer just to make sure. this is due to salmonella contamination fears. so far nearly 250 people have gotten sick. we've got all the details you need to know about t
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coming up in our next half hour, the family trying to find a new normal in paradise, california. all told, 65 members lost their homes in the wildfires in california. first employing what's called the triple dip to maximize your savings during your holiday shopping. we'll show you how it's all being done coming up next.
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♪ i need dollar, dollar, dollar ♪ ♪ dollar is what i need so you know a lot of us need a whole heck of a lot more than just a dollar these days. >> a lot of dollars. >> especially when we're talking about holiday shopping going on right now. >> this morning we're hearing about a new strategy that is supposedly going to supercharge your savings called the triple dip. here is becky worley who will show us how it is done. >> reporter:s a we head into the peak of holiday shopping, deals get harder to find. but according to cnet's rick broida, aka the cheapskate,
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there is a trick to saving and it's called the triple dip. >> when you can combine what you're getting from your credit card company on every purchase with what you can get with a lot of these cash back services, it can really start to add up. >> reporter: the trifecta, a coupon code, money from a rebate club like ebates. and cash back from a credit card. the first is the coupon code. every time it recognizes a checkout page, it runs through its database and tries all the available codes then it tells you which one nets you the biggest savings. next dip, online rebates. >> like ebates and befrugal and top cash back. >> reporter: these credit your accounts when you make purchases at top retailers. >> when they usually pay out your cash back bonus, it really adds up. it can be a good chunk of extra money. >> reporter: next in our triple play, stores pushing their own branded credit cards like crazy
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with really lucrative cash back offers. as the economy booms, credit card companies have increased the fees they charge companies so big retailers want you to use their store-branded cards more than ever. amazon, target and lowe's offer 5% back on all purchases. costco offers 4% off gas and 2% off everything else. then there are the traditional cash back cards like discover, chase freedom and american express blue that have cash-back offers that are pretty appealing. so as you tackle holiday shopping, layer in the savings to create your own black friday every day. becky worley, abc news, oakland, california. >> i'm stealing some of those. i like the honey extension. that's one i can actually -- >> work with. >> can do every day. the credit cards make me irvous. f yowork thacred ca game, it n i know you've got to be careful with your credit score. those points can really come in handy. >> becky, call me.
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♪ ♪ oh, my goodness! luke skywalker has been arrested! >> what? >> yes! >> not luke! >> can you imagine? what happened? all right. so there's this guy in tennessee. his real name is luke skywalker. here he is right here. >> that's not the luke skywalker i know, terrell. >> so he was apparently out and about and i think he was found with stolen signs in the back seat of a car after a traffic stop. anyway, this, of course, got the attention of mark hamill, the real luke skywalker. he said the real crime here is mr. and mrs. walker saddling this poor guy with that name in the first place.
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one of the hashtags, too short for a storm trooper. he's only 5'6". >> he has a terrible name and now he's getting shade from mark hamill. >> he has to deal with that forever. what's your name, man? i'm luke skywalker. for real? >> better than darth vader, i guess. that would be real unfortunate. all right. we have to talk about this next story because it's brought up a lot of emotions from everybody here at "world news now." boot cut jeans. "gq" has claimed that boot cut jeans are making a comeback. what do you think? >> no! even the guy in the picture looks miserable. >> doesn't look happy at all. apparently "gq" said it's time, nostalgia is going to bring back this look. pretty much the entire world went on twitter and was like, nah, we pass. did a boot cut jean tweet this?
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call your senators. i'm calling the police. this dude's face says it all. this wasn't a good look in 2002. it's not a good look now. i think one that terrell will love, in the words of ariana grande. thank you, next. >> i don't think i even do skinny jeans well. i'm caught in the middle. not sure what's going on. >> new fashion. >> it's cool. look, have you ever seen like a cute dog or like a baby -- >> did you say puppy? >> yeah, exactly. then you start doing that voice. oh, look it's a puppy. oh, my god. look at the dog. >> i want to boop his nose. >> there is actually some science behind this. researchers have found that there is actually cute aggression. haeninwi maggie rig.
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this morning on "world news now," an emotional day ahead in washington. the state funeral of america's 41st president. americans of all backgrounds have passed by his casket, including fellow veteran bob dole. he offered a final salute. across town, signs of unity. the trumps greeted the bushes, even invited them over to see the christmas decorations. we are live in washington on this national day of mourning. senators are fuming after meeting with the head of the cia about the murder of "washington post" writer jamal khashoggi. one saying there was no smoking gun but a smoking saw, alluding to how he died. some senators are more convinced than ever that the saudi crown prince was involved. new this half hour, the teen who pushed her friend off a bridge goes to court. >> she could face up to a year
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in prison and now we're hearing from the girl pushed without warning. and get ready to party like it's 1999. >> yeah! >> the music of prince will soon take on a life of its own on the big screen. that is in "the skinny" on this wednesday, december 5th. ♪ ♪ from abc, this is "world news now." that is going to be good. >> those were some good dance moves. >> was it? that's just how i get down. >> that's just you on a wednesday. >> on a regular day, baby. that's right. >> i don't know if you've seen abba's "mamma mia," but everyone does get up in dance when the broadway musical happens. i'm so excited for prince's because people are going to get up and dance. >> dancing the whole time. not so much the case today. a very somber day here and across the country. a national day of mourning for former president george herbert walker bush. we're going to sha
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live look of the u.s. capitol rotunda where visitors are still pouring in this morning at the rate of up to 2,000 people an hour. it's hard to believe that at this time of the morning one man like this can bring out that many people. it's really a testament to his legacy. president bush did choose to not have a formal funeral procession through downtown washington but the motorcade is expected to drive by the white house this morning en route to the state funeral. >> the service at the national cathedral will get started at 11:00 this morning. former president george w. bush and former canadian prime minister will be among those delivering the eulogies. abc's kenneth moton has more now live from capitol hill. kenneth, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning terrell and maggie. even at this hour it's incredible when you see the images of all those people waiting to pay their respects. it was a solemn moment overnight as several members of the bush family, including former president -- former president george w. bush. he led his family inside the capitol rotunda to see their mb
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president george h.w. bush, another moment of unity. putting feuds aside president trump and the fi president george w. bush, his wife laura and brother jeb bush visited their father's casket in the capitol rotunda surrounded by everyday americans. the bushes took time to thank them. thousands have filed in since monday. >> it's important that we show honor towards the people that have stepped up in our country in leadership. it's not an easy job. >> reporter: colin powell and military officials from the first gulf war paid their respects. cia directors honor their predecessor and 95-year-old former senator bob dole lifted to his feet giving one final salute. paying tribute to the former president's legacy, son neil
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buonof iide p stard h invited action through service. so many lives are different because of the americans with disabilities act signed into law by president george h.w. bush. >> if there was any president that i want to pay my respects to, it's the man who helped pass the law that ensures that i have the same freedoms as everyone else. >> reporter: joining the very large bush family, the list of those attending the state funeral at the national cathedral this morning includes the trumps, the remaining former u.s. presidents, world leaders and a host of dignitaries. terrell? maggie? >> kenneth, it is certainly going to be a full day with many emotions, but tell us what happens after today's service. >> reporter: well, maggie, after this state funeral we hear it's going to be quite a ceremony. we know that bush 41, the casket and also the bush family, they will be flown back in that presidential plane dubbed
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"special air mission 41." again, it will fly the body of bush 41 and his family back to houston. the air force says there will be a special air force one flyover the burial site at the bush presidential library in college station, texas. thursday there will be a second and final service for the bush family before bush 41 is laid to rest next to his wife, former first lady barbara bush and their daughter robin who died when she was just a little girl. terrell? maggie? >> kenneth moton, appreciate it. thank you so much. it was first lady melania trump who invited the bush family to see the white house christmas decorations. >> the former first lady and family posed for a photo in front of the portrait of the late president. it's draped in black cloth. >> mrs. bush also visited with some members of the white house resident staff. on her instagram page she called it a sweet visit during this somber week. make sure to stay with us here at abc news for live coverage of
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the state funeral starting at 10:00 a.m. eastern, 7:00 pacific this morning. in the meantime, breaking news overnight on former national security adviser michael flynn. special counsel robert mueller is recommending that flynn should not do any prison time for lying to the fbi. prosecutors say flynn has cooperated extensively by sharing valuable firsthand information in the russia investigation as well as assisting with other unnamed cases. abc's cecilia vega has more. >> reporter: special counsel robert mueller is recommending no prison time for michael flynn. in court documents just posted, prosecutors say flynn has provided substantial evidence to mueller's investigators and that he is cooperating fully. they say president trump's former national security adviser sat for 19 interviews and assisted with multiple investigations. prosecutors say flynn provided firsthand information about the content and context of interactions between the transition team and russian government officials. most of what flynn told prosecutors still a mystery. court papers heavily redacted. cecilia vega, abc news, the
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white house. >> one person apparently not cooperating with investigators is trump confidant roger stone. one of his attorneys says stone will invoke his fifth amendment right against self-incrimination when it comes to requests for information from the senate judiciary committee. stone will also not share documents with the committee. really sharp reactions from senators from that briefing about the saudi crown prince's involvement in the murder of "washington post" columnist jamal khashoggi. the senators did not like what they heard from the cia director and they were eager to share. abc's martha raddatz reports. >> reporter: it took cia director gina haspel only one hour to lay out the evidence and senators at the closed-door briefing just minutes to offer jaw-dropping condemnation of saudi's crown prince mohammed bin salman. >> i have zero question in my mind that the crown prince, mbs, ordered the killing. if he was in front of a jury, he would be convicted in 30 minutes, guilty.
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>> reporter: jamal khashoggi, last seen walking into the saudi consulate in istanbul. the cia has determined a hit squad of saudi operatives killed him there. one of them reportedly packing a bone saw. >> there is not a smoking gun, there is a smoking saw. you have to be willfully blind not to come to the conclusion that this was orchestrated and organized by people in -- under the command of mbs. >> reporter: the crown prince last seen beaming with vladimir putin at the g20. president trump in the background. the president has the same information that senators got but he has wavered. >> i don't know. i don't know. but whether he did or whether he didn't, he denies it vehemently. >> and senate democrats are calling for a full senate briefing from cia director gina haspel on this matter. republican senator rand paul said excluding senators from yesterday's session is, quote,
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the very definition of the deep state. thousands of american troops will now be spending christmas and new year's guarding the u.s.-mexico border. the border support mission was supposed to end on december 15th. the white house and department of homeland security requested an extension now until the end of january. well, turning now to some much-needed holiday cheer and a visit by santa claus to some special girls and boys. this santa uses sign language to communicate with deaf and hearing impaired children. >> aww! >> i love seeing them together. the kids got a chance to share their christmas wishes with saint nick. >> this is the seventh straight year that the mall has welcomed the santa certified in sign language. the kids also got a chance to play in the mall's holiday area. it features some artificial snow. >> what a great event they put on. >> it's really, really cool. you've even got santas that speak in different languages. >> so everyone has a chance to chat with the man up north.
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officials say this video shows a washington state woman pushing another woman off a bridge last summer. you see it there. it was shocking when we first saw it. now this video is evidence in a trial of taylor smith which has now been put off until february. the teen who fell says it has already been difficult waiting for her former friend's trial. she suffered severe injuries from the fall. still tough to watch that. >> it is really hard to watch that. cbs may have grounds to deny the $120 million severance to former chief les moonves. >> a report reviewed by "the new york times" says moonves destroyed evidence and misled investigators. he was forced to step down in september after allegations of sexual misconduct. moonves was one of the most powerful men in hollywood and broadcasting for decades.
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>> cbs says no findings have been reported to its board and it has reached no conclusions as of yet. his lawyer says moonves denies the allegations and has fully cooperated with the investigation. we've got this video that just came out. it shows former chiefs running back kareem hunt in an altercation at a kansas city club this past january. no charges filed in this case. another man involved in the incident claims he had a broken nose from this. follows another video showing hunt shoving and kicking a woman last february. public records show the nfl didn't publicly request that video until it was posted online. the league insists its investigation began when it learned of the incident, which it says was back in february. well, to california now where many northern california families are suffering after the devastating camp fire. but one family has been especially hit hard. 65 members of the hyatt family lost 15 homes when the fire destroyed the town of paradise.
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>> many of them are now staying in an rv camp which they say is better than a hotel or a shelter. one member of the family has made a difficult decision to send her son away so that he can have a better opportunity. >> we're making a hard decision right now. i think he's going to go, we're going to move him to fresno. so i have an appointment at 8:00 friday to enroll him in school in fresno. they have a really good sports program and that's what's important to us right now. >> could you even imagine? >> i know. it's heartbreaking to see the effects still happening. wagner says she's lucky to have connected with other families in the rv park. they are all just trying to figure out what comes next. the wagners saying they are lucky to have each other. when we come back on this wednesday, the a-lister who has just been named the host of the oscars. >> exciting. is next. >> exciting. the skinny is next. we use k-y yours & mine.
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>>veti n "e skny "save somereaking coirmed. here we go. kevin hart will be hosting the 2019 academy awards. >> even confirmed it in an overnight post saying, "i am blown away simply because this has been a goal on my list for a long time. i will be sure to make this year's oscars a special one." >> interestingly enough, three years ago kevin almost predicted that this would happen. >> what? >> y'all, do you see what's going on right now? can the camera give me a fashion moment? huh? get down there. give me a fashion moment. slow turn. slow turn. for me, i'm in awe of the moment. i'm a kid in a candy store. i'm thrilled to be here but i feel like this is that one step.
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the next step is to come back and host. see, i set my goals immediately. >> you want to host this. >> he said it. >> like oprah says, put it out in the universe. >> that's right. and believe it and it will happen. that's right. jimmy has hosted the show for the past two years. he has already said he won't be back for a third. >> now it's their turn to ask us next. guys, we're available. we're ready. >> that show would be a hot mess if we were hosting. >> dancing in the corner. >> we'll try. >> we'll take our notes from kevin hart as he hosts the academy words, that's february 24th right here on abc. >> it's going to be good. funny guy. next here, we're getting newly-released video -- i didn't know it was this big, but it is, it's the wedding of the century. >> you heard it here first. "people" magazine has finally released video of the five-day wedding extravaganza between priyanka chopra and nick jonas. >> that's crazy. look at that dress. this is aerial footage. >> they needed aerial footage to show that train. th
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>> yeah, i bet. now that they've had this five-day extravaganza, this whole thing better last for awhile. >> more than five days, yeah. >> they better hold on to this. this is big. >> if you get divorced next week, i will cry. we will be tears with all kinds of mad for the wrong reasons. news on another celebrity blushing bride. >> hard as it is to believe this, gwyneth paltrow married brad falchuk. this was just two months ago. >> still, congratulations. >> i guess. but the actress is now making new headlines. she is claiming credit for coming up with yoga. >> yeah, yoga. it was all gwyneth paltrow. >> for real? >> you know, people about 5,000 years ago is when yoga actually started. >> the people of india are not happy about this. >> not happy. >> she's telling "the wall street journal" that it wasn't until she started popularizing yoga through her "goop" magazine
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that western culture finally started adopting the process. >> she told the magazine, quote, i went to do a yoga class recently and the 22-year-old girl behind the counter -- >> say it like that. >> i'm trying not to but i can't help it. she was all like, have you ever done yoga before and literally i turned to my friend and i was like, you have this job because i've done yoga before. >> what? makes no sense. mic drop moment from gwyneth. for real, though? >> girl. >> come on now. >> i wish i had been there to overhear that. >> i know, right? wouldn't that have been good? this is really, really good. prince is about to be turned into a movie star again. >> i'm so excited. universal pictures has announced -- >> give it to me. i love it. >> it's acquired the rights to several of prince's classic songs and is now developing an original film inspired by the music. ♪ so tonight i'm gonna party like it's 1999 ♪ >> get it. don't expect the movie, though, to be anything like the 1984 drama "purple rain." the musical will use the songs to drive the story like the way
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♪nausea, heartburn, ♪ indigestion, upset stomach, ♪ diarrhea... try pepto with ultra coating. want to take you now to washington and former president george h.w. bush in his final hours lying in state in the capitol rotunda. as we get ready for the first presidential funeral since 2007 a little bit later on this morning. morning. >> so powerf ul to see those numbers, not only because of the time of the morning that it is right now but also as, you know, our friend kenneth moton was telling us, who is there right now, he said that, you know, when president bush was planning this event he made note that, will people even show up to mourn me? and then you look at the number of people who are there and it's just insanely impactful to see the thousands of people. >> so the other night we saw hundreds and we were impressed with that number. kenneth is reporting thousands of people are out in washington
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right now paying their respects. >> and just, again, this is, you know, in the middle of the morning. >> right. middle of the night in washington. and while many of those mourners are too young to even remember when he was in office, many of them are sharing just how much mr. bush influenced their young lives. >> i'm here to pay respects to the 41st president george bush. >> he meant a lot to our family and he was really important. we thought he made a lot of good decisions. >> he was a very important man and he was very kind and he loved his family. >> because he was a really good man and i think he did a lot of good things to protect our country. >> he never gave up. >> he's a world war ii veteran and he deserves respect from all of america. >> he was a pilot in the navy and he got shot and went in the
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water for four hours. >> he fought for our freedom of this country and i feel like it's great to do that. >> some people my age might not know about him or, you know, when he was president he served under the reagan administration and got our country through tough times and -- >> we want to respect him and honor him so that we know that he's a good person and he was a great president. >> everybody has to put their flags halfway down. >> i really think he was a great president, even though i wasn't in his time when he was a president, but i want to learn more about -- i want to learn more about him. >> that's incredible to hear young people -- >> i know. >> -- talking like that. >> they knew their stuff also. it's really heartening to see. >> bush sr. left office in some cases decades before they were even born. >> get this one, he actually left office three years before our teleprompter operator was even born here on "world news now." >> incredible. >> still impacting us with his legacy all these years later. >> you can watch that funeral from the national cathedral live
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at 11:00 a.m. eastern right here
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you can see it here live on abc at 11:00 eastern. making news in america this morning, breaking news in the russia investigation. robert mueller asking for no jail time for former national security adviser michael flynn. plus, is the special counsel building a new criminal case? this as roger stone stonewalls investigators. a national day of mourning. thousands of line up outside the capitol to pay their respects to george h.w. bush. >> we want to respect him and honor him. >> new details on the state funeral now just hours away. the $100 million hotel lawsuit. new claims that a worker secretly recorded a guest in the shower.

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