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warning system for anyone who might be planning attack like the one in nice. brian ross, abc news, new york. two more suspected arsonists arrested in connection of the wildfires in the southeast. at least 80,000 acres have been scorched and the resulting smoke is now causing some breathing problems. outdoor activities like fireworks and campfires have been banned in the danger zone. >> and if you'd like to legally use pot without having a meal, well, head to denver. colorado's capital is the first u.s. city to let restaurants and bars apply for marijuana use. the law a the drug inside the establishment as long as it isn't smoked. patrons must also bring their own marijuana. and baggage charges are now extendling to overhead bins. united is the first major u.s. airline to limit customers to one carry-on bag that fits under their seat. if you need to use the overhead bin, you have to upgrade your seat class or pay to check that bag. the new rules kick in for travel beginning in april. >> so basically, you're allowed
>> right. that personal bag, they say, that's all you get. >> no carry ones if you're flying in united economy there. speaking of travel, irish officials have a transatlantic mystery on their hands. the unusual looking solar power houseboat washed up on a beach with no one inside. it was apparently built in canada by adventurer rick small. last year, he rode a solar powered bicycle across canada. >> the houseboat seen last summer in newfoundland and inside was a ne the wall in which small reportedly gives the house boat to a homeless youth. no word on rick small's whereabouts right now, either. >> a lot of mystery there. interesting. >> very cool. a rescue caught on camera, a deadly head-on collision, erupting into flames, what a man did to save one of the drivers trapped inside. kids and cell phones, how much should parents know about who their children call and text? there's a growing debate now over parents monitoring their kids' cell phone use. we'll get into it. first, a look at today's high
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it's judgment day. back seat chefs peer inside your oven. but you've cleaned all baked-on business from meals past with easy-off, so the only thing they see is that beautiful bird. go ahead. let 'em judge. in seattle, a downed power line caught fire after some rainy weather there. nearby roads were closed while seattle city light repaired the damage. thankfully, no injuries reported. in california, a fire rescue caught on dash camera. the chp says a hyundai was trying to pass slower traffic and slammed head-on into a volkswagen. the two people in the hyundai were killed. the driver of the vw was alive, but trapped. flames all around the the only door the victim got out through was blocked by flames so an officer used his squad car to
the man. what a team effort there. investigators in utah are trying to piece together what happened after a 16-year-old straight-a student in provo, utah, went on a stabbing spree at school, wounding several classmates including himself. abc's lauren lyster has the latest. >> reporter: tears and ambulances at this suburban utah high school tuesday morning. the community responding to a terrifying stabbing spree breaking out just before 8:00 a.m. >> i'm still with a patient who is stable on the south side of the school. i'm making access into the school for more critical parties. >> reporter: according to authorities, a 16-year-old male student, a sophomore, stabs five other students in the boys' locker room before using the knife to cut himself. >> transporting a patient from inside the locker room. two stab wounds to the neck. >> reporter: all five transported to hospitals with injuries fair to critical. a student resource officer
the parking lot, our abc station live streaming. >> school would normally be getting under way on a tuesday morning. now it's just lined with fire vehicles. >> reporter: distraught parents waiting outside, this student shaken by school shootings elsewhere, and now a stabbing at her own. >> i find it scary because now i don't think schools are safe anymore. >> reporter: the school facing questions on how to prevent this from happening again. >> we hate the idea of having metal detectors in the school, and yet kids' safety is the most important priority. >> reporter: we've learned one victim and a suspect released from the hospital, and police say they don't know what the motive for the attack is yet, but have a number of witnesses and will be working to sort through the statements as they investigate. kendis, diane? >> lauren, thanks. grief counselors at the school later on this morning to help those students. >> much needed. >> yeah. shifting to some lighter news now, a beautiful fir tree from wisconsin is on the way to the white house. dozens of local residents posed for pictures before the 19 foot tree was taken down arriving at
after thanksgiving and be put on display in the board room. >> it rolls up there, and michelle obama and the young ladies welcome a tree. coming up, it's what so many kids are hoping to find under their christmas trees, a shiny new cell phone. >> but before they power up, what parents need to know about monitoring their kids' cell phone use. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" continues after this from our abc
? oh, that messenger app. we really should download that one. >> what's instagram? >> never heard of it. i'm trying to download the seven minute workout app. >> oh, yeah? >> yeah. it's a science-based high intensity interval workout. >> seven minutes? >> 12 exercises for 30 seconds, and you're done.
>> there are a growing number of apps these days for parents to monitor and even control the kids' cell phone use. >> it's a debate on whether and how much parents should supervise kids' cell phone activity. here is abc's t.j. holmes. >> reporter: preteens and teens, what are they doing on their phones? many adults will never know, but there's one who does. >> you can't hide from me. >> reporter: christine mom of 13-year-old and 11-year-old michael was so anxious to know what her kids do on their phones, she secretly installed spyware to watch them. she can see anything. >> it's legal to monitor your kids, but a controversy lurks. do teens deserve privacy or secretly monitoring for safety's sake more important? >> at 11 and 13, we should know what's going on in your life. >> what's the problem with letting your parents see your phones when they ask? >> i just want privacy. >> reporter: last summer,
became more secretive. >> i immediately think something's going on. >> reporter: so christine downloads spy software on both kids' phones. were you torn? >> nope. >> you were not? >> not one bit. my kids, i needed to protect them. >> reporter: experts say secret monitoring may hurt your children and your relationship with them in the long run. julie haims is the author of "how to raise an adult." >> 24/7 surveillance of your kids, everywhere about every decision, every moment is effectively saying, i do not trust you in the slightest. >> reporter: how do you tell them you trust them when you spy on them? >> wow. i hope they just know that i do trust them, and that i'm doing this just to protect them. >> reporter: using the app, she discovers isabella is texting someone she thinks is a teenager. but when christine calls the number, she gets a surprise. it's an adult. >> she thought she was talking to a friend, and it turned out that it wasn't.
still, it was a scary moment. >> went through every scenario, meeting somebody. >> reporter: christine knew she had to confront her daughter, which meant confessing about the spyware. but isabella came clean first. >> she came down the stairs, like, i need to talk to you. >> reporter: beat you to it? >> she did. >> reporter: isabella told her mom about the stranger she was texting. and while shocked her mom was spying, she saw the other side. >> i had a lot of different emotions, like, why is she doing this, but i was happy because i knew she was protecting me. >> yeah, see, you can spy on the kids, and eventually around. >> absolutely. >> even if they hate you in the moment. they'll get over it. they'll hate you later in life when you're in the home. so i'm reading the instructions for the seven-minute workout. >> you're into this seven-minute workout thing. >> it's really, like, deep here. jumping jacks, description. start with your feet together and arms at your sides. slightly bend your knees and
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might need this for the next segment. >> we've been warned. it's never easy to say good-bye to a four-legged family member, but one man across the pond had plenty of help. kindness tops this morning's two truths and a why. >> grab a tissue for the first truth. he asked people to join him at the baemp for the last walk with his 18-year-old dog. he underestimated strangers. hundreds of dog lovers and their furry friends joined mark and walnut pouring on to the beach in cornwall, uk, this weekend to honor walnut's last walk hours
put down. they tweeted messages of support, #walkwithwalnut, and he thanks everyone for coming out, reminding us how lucky we are to be alive to share in the wonderful world that our pets give us. fitting tribute there for walnut. next up, remember those word problems in your college math classes? well, for one college professor, those exercises of probability just became a lot more autobigraphical. nicholas kapur is a sti professor at fairfield university in connecticut, with who just so happened to win the lottery, taking home a $100,000 jackpot. kapur said he iger in order the advice of his teacher who said the odds were too small to win the lotto. and he's an example and probably lectures saying someone has to win, so why not you? timely, why is this suddenly
beca the new president-elect here in the u.s. yep. folks are flocking to the enclosure in china to look at the donald trump look-alike. the bird's name is little red and the species is indigenous to central china. what came first the chicken or the egg, but one user wants to know, so does the bird look like trump or does trump look like a chinese pheasant? what do you think? >> oh, we're still trying to get over walnut. >> kendis, you okay? >> i don't poor walnut. >> you're going through it now. >> it's sad. >> it's okay. walnut had a good life. >> yeah. the neighbors came out. that was awesome.
>> this morning on "world news now" civics and ethics for the future first family. >> as the trump transition team moves ahead, there's new criticism over the potential conflict of interest between his children, the trump brand and the white house. plus the growing concern over the president-elect's relationship with the press. airport ambush, the deadly shooting that halted air traffic. travelers facing delays and cancellations told to huddle in place. others escorted by police in s.w.a.t. fweer. the new details we're learning. and hear what fox news anchor megyn kelly is now saying about her famous feud with then candidate donald trump and what she thinks about the president-elect's choices for his white house team. grub on the go, the biggest exports, talking about fast food, of course, on this national fast food day. so come celebrate with us or, at the very least, diane.
wednesday, november 16th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> so over there off to the left of the set, we have the fast food just, like, hanging out. >> oh, yeah, a little bit distracted. i'm distracted this morning, we know why. >> except diane keeps -- >> kendis distracted by it. >> i'm not distracted. i'm hoping there's some vodka in those drinks, those big sippy drinks. >> i think you're out of luck, my friend. >> no, i don't think so. >> i think we can maybe put something in that "world news now" mug. >> make that happen. >> we start this morning with a shakeup in donald trump's transition team feeling the strain of setting up a new administration. >> an official handling national security stepped down amid word of an internal power struggle, and trump broke protocol last night, ditching the press again as he left trump tower to have dinner with his family at a manhattan restaurant. >> this all comes as the role trump's children may play and
protest of donald trump's election. abc's tom llamas has more. >> reporter: in trump tower, the first cracks in the trump transition now starting to show. one of the first president-elect's top advisers on national security abruptly resigning from the transition team. former congressman mike rogers reportedly pushed out. vice president-elect mike pence enters trump tower, just recently put in charge of the men in transition operation. and word a low level trump staffer is out after requesting national security clearance trump's children. ivanka, don jr., and eric all on the transition team. the senior adviser kellyann conway forced to respond. >> i'm not intimately away to that particular line of questioning, matt, but i know what i read, which is that the inquiries were made very
>> reporter: campaigning sources say it was never a formal request from the president-elect or his children, but it comes with ivanka trump facing scrutiny over this image, her own company using the new first family's interview on "60 minutes" to promote the jewelry line, sending an alert to fashion reporters, saying, quote, she was wearing her favorite bangle from the collection on "60 minutes," and the bracelet retails at $10,800, highlighting blurred lines from the white house and the white house the children are helping assemble. >> people they you're part of the administration, ivanka. >> i'm going to be a daughter, but i said throughout the campaign i'm passionate on certain issues. >> ivanka trump's company blaming the bracelet incident on a well-intentioned employee, adding they are discussing new policies. the trump children not the only ones on the transition team facing questions. democrats sounding the alarm over the president-elect's
stephen bannon, the former chairman of breitbart news published headlines like this, hoist it high and proud: the confederate flag proclaims a glorious heritage. >> people didn't vote for donald trump so that he could bring a white supreme cyst into the white house. >> reporter: but house speaker paul ryan refusing to criticize him. >> this is a person who helped him win an incredible victory. the president is judged on the results of the administration. >> reporter: as for the president-elect himself, he's tweeting about the election he won, firing off a message if the popular vote, i would have campaigned in new york, florida, and california and won even bigger and more easily. as it stands, hillary clinton is now winning the popular vote by more than 770,000 votes. as someone who may no longer be on any short list of a cabinet position, dr. ben carson, one of trump's biggest supporters, but his top adviser telling reuters, carson's life has not prepared him to be a cabinet secretary. carson himself saying if he were
he would be like a fish out of water. tom llamas, abc news, new york. >> and trump is also responded to reports of in-fighting and speculation over possible appointees looking to make it clear that he's in charge and everything's under control. overnight trump tweeted, a very organized process taking place as i decide on cabinet and many other positions. i am the only one who knows who the finalists are. >> president obama acknowledged that trump's victory took him by surprise. a day after asking americans to give trump a chance, the president tried to explain the unexpected rise at a news conference in greece. he said it seeded from deep seeded anxieties in the working class, and he tapped into a troubling string of rhetoric. >> i still don't feel responsible for what the president-elect says or does, but i do feel a responsibility as president of the united
facilitate a good transition, and i present to him, as well as the american people, my best thinking, my best ideas about how you move the country forward. >> violence broke out in athens as thousands rallied against president obama's visit. riot police used gas and gun grenades to disperse the crowds. the president's visit comes days before greek leftists hold an annual anti-american demonstration. george w. bush defends nafta the u.s. canada and mexico that trump has vowed to renegotiate or get rid of altogether. in his first public comments since the election, bush didn't mention trump by name, but referred to the anger that led to his victory. >> look, i understand anger. some people might have been angry when i was president. but anger shouldn't drive policy.
criticizing trump saying it would not be helpful. >> we're learning more about the deadly shooting in oklahoma city's main airport. police say the killer ambushed michael winchester, a southwest airline employee and father of the kansas city chiefs' football player, james winchester, however, they don't know the motive. the killing set off a panic at the facility. here's more now from lauren lyster. >> reporter: at oklahoma city's airport, a suspected gunman confirmed dead after an all out manhunt tuesday. >> they just ground stopped the airport. they've got so on here. >> reporter: just before 1:00 p.m. tuesday, shots were fired in the parking lot. >> a suspect was located. deceased. with an apparent gunshot wound to the head. >> reporter: the shooter fatally wounding a southwest airlines employee, 52-year-old michael winchester. >> we're just getting told on to halt all operations, travelers sheltering in place. >> reporter: officials shutting down the airport, travelers sheltering in placing then
emergency going on. >> didn't see a thing, just kept walking. nobody acted like there was commotion. >> reporter: after the shooting, officers intactical gear going car to car searching for the suspect. >> obviously, when you have a potential suspect inside a building as big as the airport and several levels of parking area to search, it's just going to be time consuming. >> reporter: all airlines at will rogers airport confirming they will waive change fees for travelers rebooking. kendis and diane. >> lauren, thank you. officials in utah trying to figure out why a 16-year-old student stabbed five classmates they said the teenager was a straight-a student with no prior discipline problems and had not been bullied. investigators said the stabbings had nothing to do with race, religion, or ethnicity. all of the victims are expected to survive. the ntsb has determined that a fatal duck boat crash in seattle was caused by mechanical failure and poor maintenance. five people were killed when the axle on the amphibious vehicle axed broke and the driver lost control and crashed into a bus. all of this happening last year,
ten recommendations including the use of seat belts when the vehicle is on the road. dramatic helmet cam video from philadelphia showing moments leading up to a crash involving a dirt bike and police cruiser. officers tried to stop several bikers from illegally riding around city streets. an 18-year-old dirt biker was badly injured with two broken legs, a fractured skull. he underwent a second surgery yesterday. all right. cute video alert here. >> yes. >> the turtle population in peru is flourishing thanks to the work of a conservation gro. >> hundreds of thousands of -- >> oh, come on, they're cute. >> oh, look at them. the rigid-backed reptiles have been released into the amazon jungle. more than 600,000 babies have been set free in protected rivers and lakes. >> look at that. it's part of a 30-year conservation project to save them from extinction. this particular brand is turtle
>> you like turtles. >> i like turtles. >> they are cute. >> how can you not love turtles? >> and struggling along. get to the water. >> how about ducks, ducks. >> i like ducks. >> sure. >> why not. >> random. okay. and in china, they were why did the ducks cross the road? >> oh! >> thank you, jack. lots of ducks. like, 20,000. >> wow. >> they all stayed in the crosswalk, law-abiding ducks. witnesses said it took the ducks two minutes to get through the entire crossing. they also stopped traffic. we're going to watch all two minutes of the crossing. >> that's a lot of ducks. >> that's a lot of ducks. >> looks like they got all their ducks in a row. >> yeah! >> someone fed you that line. >> we have to end the block quickly. coming up, megyn kelly opens up about her feud with president-elect donald trump. their campaign showdown captured headlines for weeks. hear what the fox news anchor is now saying about trump and about her claims of sexual harassment
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pound humpback whale nearly swallow him. patrick dykstra was outline filming killer whales, and despite the shock, he says he didn't feel he was in much danger at all. he says the humpback whale knew what he was doing and moved to avoid him. he called it, perhaps, the most thrilling millisecond of his life. i say too close for comfort. >> yes. i will echo that. 28 people protesting against the controversial oil pipeline in north dakota have been arrested. the sheriff says the arrests came after protesters put a pickup truck and tree branchs on railroad tracks near a work staging area that caused a three hour train delay. protests against the pipeline were held in 80 cities across the country. in columbus, ohio, an activist blocked traffic by hand cuffing himself under a vehicle at a downtown intersection. and vermont senator and former presidential candidate bernie sanders joined protesters in washington, d.c. some surprising words of
mother of that little boy who died in the family's hot car. >> leeanna taylor testified in defense of her ex-husband said blaming the parent will not help. here's more. >> reporter: it's clear that jurors didn't believe her, who, in court, defended her ex-husband saying, she, too, feels he accidently left their 22 month old son to die in the silver suv outside his atlanta officer in june of 2014. >> cooper was the sweetest boy. >> reporter: harris convicted on all charges, taylor is taking her frustrations to facebook. so now you may be saying justice has been served. but guess what? you can conviction every parent that this has happened to and i promise you two things. one, it will never bring our children back and, two, it will not prevent it from happening in the future. the problem is as a society that refuses to believe this can happen to them, and i pray you never have to walk this path. child safety experts made that point. the number of children dying this way accidently climbed in the 1990s when cars came with passenger side air bags and parents were told it was best to
car makers are working on solutions, including an alarm that can sense the weight of the child in a car seat. steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. coming up in the next half hour, why your luggage may now prefer flying delta. why new system the airline now has in place they hope cuts down on the number of lost or misplaced suitcases. but first, what fox news anchor megyn kelly is now saying in her words about her rocky relationship with then candidate donald trump. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" continues after this from our abc
>> reporter: it was one of the most talked about moments of the presidential campaign. megyn kelly versus then candidate donald trump. >> you've called women you don't like fat business, dogs, slobs, and disgusting animals. >> reporter: a tore end of insults followed trump calling kelly a bimbo, unprofessional and crazy. kelly and trump eventually buried the hatchet during a meeting at trump tower. >> what did you say? what did you do? >> so the actual meeting was off the record. i don't want to get into the specific content. but i went over there, i walked in, and he gave me a nice greeting. he hugged me. >> you hugged you? >> yes. >> reporter: kelly weighing in on one of trump's controversial moves since winning the election. the appointment of steve bannon as senior strategist and counsel to the president. bannon, formally head of the website breitbart has been criticized for the racist,
views espoused on the website with headlines like birth control makes women unattractive and crazy and hoist it high and proud: the confederate flag proclaims a glorious heritage. >> what do you say to the critics? >> i don't know there's evidence of that. you know -- >> breitbart headlines? >> i mean, there's absolutely controversial, but what his defenders say is he's not responsible for every single headlines that went up on breitbart while he was the executive chairman. i don't know that you could tar the entire team with that brush. i'm megyn kelly. >> reporter: during her 12 years at fox news, megyn kelly has become one of the network's most prominent and is popular anchors. >> i'll ask the questions you're not answering. just tell me, how is it fair? >> reporter: she was groomed by the powerful former fox news chairman, roger ailes. this year, when her former
filed a sexual assault claim against him, she too, was a victim of ailes. in a statement released by his attorney, ailes said i categorically deny the allegations kelly made about me. i work tirelessly to promote and advance her career as megyn admitted to charlie rose. watch the interview and decide for yourself. my attorneys restrict me from commenting further, so suffice it to say no good deed goes unpunished. megyn kelly's contract at fox news is up next year. her next move has everyone guess >> can you stay at fox after all of this? >> oh, sure, i can easily stay at fox. i can go hopefully anywhere i want. i don't think anything happening this year limited that. >> do you want to say? >> i'm figuring that out. as much as i love the job, i love the three lives my husband and i brought into the world. this is my philosophy, settle for more, so i'm going to do that. >> reporter: for "nightline," this is dan harris in new york. coming up, why the internet is suddenly swooning over joe
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. let's end this. okay. so we've had so many joe biden memes since the election and they are hilarious. check them out. but they are also -- people are also all about joe suddenly because of a certain photo. >> huh. oh! >> you realize who this is? >> well -- >> already -- >> he was supposed to start off with the photo and ask if you could all guess, do you know who this is? >> here's the reveal. >> it doesn't work if you do it the other way around. good job. >> i always sucked at jeopardy. give the answers first. i'm sorry. >> no, i'm crying. >> joe biden. >> all right. >> so that photo, that's
yes. >> wow. >> it is joe biden. sorry. moving on. sesame street nails the mannequin challenge. did you see it? they got in on the mannequin challenge, as well. look at that. look at the reveal. guess what challenge their are doing right now? the mannequin challenge. >> oh. >> nice. >> which, by the way, i don't know if you caught this, but we happened to do our own mannequin challenge yesterday. >> yeah. >> and some of you probably saw it, actually air on the show, we're not sure if you saw how it actually came together. so we decided to show you how this beautiful sausage was made. >> this is behind the scenes.
everybody starts swooping into place. we had literally about 40 seconds to get everything ready while we're reading. >> that's the thing. everyone else has these.mannequin challenges has time to put them together. we had a few seconds. >> exactly. >> the wnn team falling into place. >> nailed it. what better way to celebrate than with fast food? it's national fast food day, so we brought selections here to celebrate with. >> yes. >> kendis is not going to eat at all. >> a big gulp here. >> eat something. >> on that -- >> what is that? >> i did drink. >> mcdonald's is causing controversy experimenting with the sauce. >> i'm -- >> do you know how long this stuff has been here? >> it's a little cold, but it's still good. >> it's -- >> they don't go bad. >> i think it's been here a little while. >> how is that working out for you? >> it's a breakfast sandwich. >> just take a bite. take a bite.
this morning on "worlds news now," the mad scramble to staff the white house. the crunch is on to fill hundreds of government positions with some shakeups among the transition team. we're going to have the latest on who is definitely out and the surprising former foe considered for a top job. and as the trump team moves ahead, so do the thousands still protesting his election. students all over the country walked out of their classes to march through the streets. see the alarming new numbers showing up in the uptick in harassment some americans are facing, as well. new this half hour, pizza takes to the sky. >> a high flying favorite food reached a historic milestone. will the world ever be the same? >> no, of course not. and winter may be coming, but it's never too early to get psyched for summer, right? we've got the right stuff, the big news on "the skinny," the
summer tour. don't worry, we'll straight up tell you on this wednesday, november 16th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> i don't know the moves for "straight up." >> i don't know. just make them up. flip your hair a lot. that's how you do paula abdul. >> flip the hair back and forth. >> flip your hair a lot. abdul dancing. either is jack. is that it? >> a little bit of that. oh, you got it. oh. the video still playing on the side of the street, and there's a move we can't replicate on network television. all right. >> not in the chairs. >> we will get more come up on the big tour announcement coming up. but first, we have reports of discord in the trump camp as the president-elect prepares to fill the cabinet. >> after spending days holding
trump tried to put rumors to rest tweeting last night, very organized process taking place as i decide on cabinet and many other positions. i'm the only one who knows who the finalists are. earlier, two top advisers on the transition team resigned or were forced out. former congressman mike rogers and a lobbyist who consults with corporations and foreign governments. >> vice president-elect mike pence is in charge of the team from that team. >> ben carson is bowing out. he felt he couldn't run an entire federal agency with his lack of experience. >> another former rival met with trump yesterday, ted cruz, not saying what, if anything, position he's call for, but called it a mandate for change. >> donald trump left reporters scrambling dipping out of the building in trump tower without telling them. >> the president-elect
manhattan after the staff told the press he was in after dinner, the staff said they'll operate a traditional for the night. press pool in the future. meanwhile, protesters out for the seventh straight day. abc's mary bruce has more. >> reporter: in the nation's capital, hundreds of students put down pens and picked up a protest sign. >> we want to let donald trump know he can't divide us with racism, sexism, and bigotry. >> reporter: taking over pennsylvania avenue, shut down the lincoln memorial. hundreds of d.c. students walking out of class to walk to capitol hill and make sure their voices are heard, even though most of them are too young to vote. many of them frustrated that those now protesting elsewhere and could have voted did not. >> you should have voted. if you didn't, you voted for trump. >> reporter: trump supporters. >> give it a chance. accept the election. don't like it in four years, vote him out.
harassment and intimidation. according to the southern poverty law center, 400 incidents in seven days, four times more than an average week. this maryland church vandalized. at the university of michigan, a community rallying around its muslim students after incidents of ethnic intimidation. >> it's just absurd and it's horrible. >> reporter: in west virginia, two officials under fire after agreeing with racially disparaging comments posted about the appearance of first lady michelle obama. the report says cases of intimidation and harassment doubled since last friday saying many, but not all of those cases, made reference to donald trump. california has the highest reported rates with over 50 acts followed by texas, washington state, new york, and florida. mary bruce, abc news, washington. in the wake of hillary clinton's surprising defeat, democratic senator barbara boxer
electoral college wanting the winners of the presidential elections to be determined by the pop mu lar vote instead. clinton is currently leading the popular vote by nearly a million votes. clinton is expected to make the first public appearance since the election honored in washington tonight by the children's defense fund. clinton worked for the organization in the '70s after graduating from law school. it was cited as proof to commitment of helping kids. syria's president hopes to find an ally in donald trump. bashar al assad said a relationship would be natural if trump follows through on the pledge to fight terrorism. however, assad told portuguese television he's skeptical an alliance will be reached. this came as air strikes followed a conversation between trump and putin on the need to fight international terrorism. so and a united nations committee okayed a resolution condemning the situation in aleppo and calling for a cease-fire.
the general assembly votes next month and calls on syria the to immediately end all indiscriminate attacks and condemns human rights violations by the government. oklahoma's main airport is open again after what police called a deadly ambush. the 52-year-old employee, michael winchester was shot to death tuesday at will rogers international airport. winchester is a father of a member of the kansas city football team. right now, there is no motive for the shooting. it caused chaos as hundreds of people held inside the terminal and on aircraft. police say the killer eventually took his own life. in utah, counselors on hand this morning as students return to a classmates were stabbed. officials in oram are trying to figure out what triggered the attack by a 16-year-old student. he was a straight-a student who had never been in trouble. the student helped one of the victims. >> and then i realized he was bleeding, like, oh, he's
psycho in there, he stabbed me. >> actually had boxed the suspect into a little bathroom area. staff members did place themselves in harm's way to keep -- >> the victims are in critical to fair condition, but all expected to survive with stab wounds to their necks. the teenage suspect is now in custody. his parents issuing a statement saying they are sorry for the pain and injury he caused. to the southeast now where some traditional outdoor activities are now off limits because of the fire threat. starting campfires, lighting fireworks, smoking cigarettes, even parking a car off the road is prohibited fearing the hot tail pipe could ignite leaves below. >> reporter: as firefighters on the ground and in the air battle the blazes that have scorched 100,000 acres, authorities in tennessee announcing two new arrests of arson suspects and warning those thinking about setting fires. >> we're coming for you. we're not far behind you. >> reporter: air quality alerts
at least 00 in tennessee hospitalized, the smoke briefly stopping some flights into charlotte's airport. in north carolina, janet nervously watching the hills above her home. >> oh, i'm concerned. it was at the top of the ridge and now down to here. >> reporter: firefighters from around the country digging in. >> we're going to manage it until we get some help from mother nature. >> reporter: this fire growing, moving, prompting officials to call for more evacuations in this area. rock, north carolina. to southern california now where a santa monica police officer was attacked by a man inside a convenience store. the entire confrontation was caught on camera. the officer walking into the convenience store and heads to the back, as you can see there. police say that's when the 28-year-old darrell mcintosh confronted him and bumping him, escalating from there. the motive up clear, but police say in may mcintosh was arrested for an altercation with that same officer. >> all right.
look up in the sky. it's not a bird or a plane, but your pizza. dominos made the first commercial food delivery by drone. the company received a chicken pizza and chicken and cranberry pizza. the advantages include avoiding traffic and reducing delivery times. >> hopefully it did arrive in less than 30 minutes. >> they used to say the less than 30 minutes or less thing, then they couldn't because drivers were getting into accidents to get there in 30 minutes. now maybe they'll bring it back. so chicago cubs fans have been in heaven since the team won its first world series in nearly 80 years. well, the cubs now have a little extra spiritual support. pope francis is the proud owner of a cubs hat. the chicago's archbishop sent the lid and encased baseball to the vatican and tweeted the picture with the message, news of the cubs win reached all the
pontiff tf x can now celebrate with us and ask for our prayers. >> so this was not one of thai city-like betts where, you know -- >> i don't think so. >> chicago says to the vatican, they were a fan, called each other out. holy water of cleveland won, no. it was not a swap. >> but the cleveland arch dioceses and the chicago arch dioceses did bet each other that they'd feed a certain number of hungry families in the respective cities of the other won. they were talking smack to each other. it was fun. >> good eats in chicago now thanks to cleveland. 3500 feet in the air from the 50 yard line. the story behind the bird's eye view over steel city as the air force parachute team dropped in the steelers' game. jack watched it. and princess leia apparently really did have a thing for hans solo. hear what carrie fisher is now admitting about her real life romance with harrison ford. the full story ahead in "the
back seat chefs peer inside your oven. but you've cleaned all baked-on business from meals past with easy-off, so the only thing they see is that beautiful bird. go ahead. let 'em judge. you're looking at amazing bird's eye view of pittsburgh, wings of blue. the u.s. air force parachute team honored veterans this weekend by launching themselves from 3,500 feet over the steel city right on to the 50 yard line of the steelers game on heinz field. the team honored the veterans from the nation's five most recent wars, world war ii, korea, vietnam, gulf and iraq/afghanistan.
nice. >> would you do it? >> no. >> also high in the sky, social media by airline passengers frustrated by delays and ticket prices. >> with the rush about to kick in, an airline has a new system they hope set passengers' minds at ease about their luggage. here's abc's david kerley. >> reporter: with heavy holiday traffic around the corner, help from this baggage tag. it looks normal. but inside, there's something special. >> oh, there it is. >> that little black dot right ther >> reporter: a chip carrying your bag information send ago radio signal allowing delta air lines and passengers to track bags on an app on their phone. >> the bag was loaded in honolulu and it automatically zooms in. >> reporter: from check-in to conveyor belt, pick up the signal.
little chip is read by a reader underneath here. when you get the green light, it extends the message your bag's on board. each mishandled bag costs the airline about $100, a cost passed on to flyers. >> we believe this is a game changer and we believe this is going to drive the industry. >> reporter: delta believes it's $50 million system will cut the number of mishandled bags by 10-20%. >> you're never going to lose the bag again? >> i will never lose your bag again. >> reporter: a bag tag to cut one the biggest complaints from fliers. david kerley, abc news, baltimore. >> okay. for free? when we come back, the secret carrie fisher has been carrying about harrison ford for decades. >> newest sexiest man alive. "world news now" continues after this from our abc
tszing ing ? skinny so skinny ? starting with a little heat between princess leia and hans solo. >> remember she called him a sheep herder on television? well, it was that amazing romantic attention that brought sizzle to the famous galaxy far, far, far, far away. >> revealing a secret she's. carrying around for 40 years. >> oh, no. >> her real life three-month affair with co-star harrison ford saying, quote, it was so
harrison during the weekend. >> wow, okay. >> hey now. >> hot. >> the princess opened up in her new memoir beginning the affair with the then married 33-year-old father of two after a birthday party for director george lucas. >> no comment from ford. next, to a major league throwback summer tour. 30 years after the debut of their first album, the new kids on the block announced the total package. >> yes! so it's a massive north american tour this summer. and they're going to be joined by -- boyz ii men. >> and? >> boyz ii men. >> and? paula abdul. i'm so excited. >> yes. new kids recently -- active in the tour circuit. total package will mark abdul's return to the stage as her first tour in 25 years. >> so combined, the three acts
worldwide. most of them to me. and boyz ii men remains the best selling r&b group of all time. >> so the tour kicks off may 12th. that's the start of the road in columbus, ohio, and it will hit more than 40 cities. tickets go on sale this saturday. next, a major announcement from "people" magazine. >> waiting for that. >> excited? >> oh, yeah. >> this year's sexiest man alive from 2016 drum roll please. it's dwyane "the rock" johnson at 6'5", he is a fine specimen. 245 pounds, 44 years old, nine six pack abs. it's victory for all men over 40. >> i love this. the former wwe champ just happens to be the world's
over the past year adding to his estimated net worth of $185 million. >> amazing. johnson tells people magazine it took a lot of time for him to become comfortable with his own skin, and these days, it's his relationships with long-time girlfriend, lauren, and their 11 month old daughter, and his 15-year-old daughter, symone, that help keep him grounded. all right. congratulations. it's great. happy for him. >> i'm excited. finally, speaking of high paid celebrities, cindy crawford super model and her husband, randy gerber, are hoping to come into some serious cash. >> they've listed their compound for $60 million, $9 million more than they paid for it a year ago. >> on a bluff, three acres, stunning views of the ocean. newly renovated mediterranean style main house built in 1944, boasts 5,300 square feet of living space. >> along with an updated chef's kitchen and media room, there's
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support. first off, i am first off, i am 35 years old, i am divorced, and i live in a van down by the river. >> it was a punch line for chris farley as the motivational speaker, but living in a van by the river is not a funny thing anymore. >> god, i miss chris farley, too. there's a social media aspect attachedo community of americans converting vehicles of all sizes into homes. here's abc's lauren lyster. . >> reporter: 24-year-old entrepreneur andrew lives in the office. >> lounge space/store front. >> yes. he actually lives at the office. it's a little tight. the founder of clowassa clothing company and two partners bought a school bus at auction and turned it into an rv, just like
>> this is our counter space. when it's a store, it's a display case. >> reporter: home and store all in one. >> i wanted to cut costs and see america. >> reporter: the benefits? no rent for apartment or store, as squander travels the country and builds his business. what's the thing you miss the most? >> a hot shower. >> reporter: it's not just xander and the school bus, but a growing movement of people turning vehicles into their homes. there's even a hashtag for it, #vanlife. on instagram, more than 900,0 and world. in nevada city, california, 53-year-old nonprofit fund-raiser, jennifer langton and her father fixing up this camper so she can take it on the road full time. >> it wasn't that i needed to find a new job or move to a new city. i could take my home with me. >> one 24-year-old bay area software engineer blogging about his home, a box truck, claiming it's allowed him to pay off his student loans and save six figures for retirement. >> in part, this is driven by the economics of it as well as
>> reporter: down sides including overnight parking restrictions and the neighbors. >> when people see people living in their vehicles, they will often report them. >> reporter: that headache is worth it for people like xander. >> it's, like, where's my office today? it's going to be in the mountains, is it going to be be the beach? >> reporter: lauren lyster, abc news, los angeles. >> considering it? >> that's one of the benefits, that you can get a different view -- >> oh, that's true. >> you can park down there by malibu and -- >> today mountain view, tomorrow river view. >> yeah. >> the anchor man down by the river. >> yes, exactly. >> don't miss our updates on facebook, wnnfans.com. this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for
good morning, i'm diane macedo. >> i'm kendis gibson. here's some of the top headlines on this wednesday morning on "world news now." officials trying to figure out what led to a deadly shooting in oklahoma city's main airport as a southwest airlines employee was killed in what's called an ambush. shooter took his own life. details in a moment. air strikes in syria pound rebel held areas of aleppo. state television says the government operation focused on terrorism strongholds is the first offensive since russia and syria stopped air strikes last month to allow civilians to leave. >> breaking protocol, donald trump ditches the press covering his move and headed out of the penthouse and had dinner with his family, failing to let reporters in on his whereabouts. traditionally, at least one reporter travels with the president-elect in case something newsworthy happens. vice president biden and vice president-elect pence
those are some of the top stories on this wednesday, november 16th. from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, everybody, on this wednesday. a lot of to get to this morning. >> that's right. we begin this half hour with sad news. the killing of an airline worker at oklahoma city's main airport. >> authorities say 52-year-old michael winchest professional football player, shot to death in an apparent ambush at will rogers airport. investigators say the shooter was later found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. >> the shooting led to a day filled with chaos at the airport. here's more. >> reporter: police in oklahoma city announcing the man hunt at the city's airport is over. the man suspected of a deadly shooting found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. >> we got a situation going on here. >> reporter: just before 1:00
the gunman fatally shooting a southwest airlines employee, 52-year-old michael winchester, the father of james winchester. officials shutting down the airport telling everyone to shelter in place. some passengers stuck on planes for hours. officers in tactical gear giving the all-clear going car-to-car searching for the suspect for three hours. >> he was found in his vehicle, which is described as a red pickup truck. >> reporter: police have not yet that he's been accounted for, the airport is resuming operations. phillip menna, abc news. >> all right. our thanks to phillip there. to politics now and the first cracks are being shown right now in donald trump can's transition team and apparent shake-up following reporters of in-fighting ming top advisers. this is the second week of anti-trump protests across the
here is more now from abc's maggie rulli. >> reporter: vice president-elect mike pence smiling as he leaves trump tower, but just hours earlier, one of trump's top national security advisers abruptly resigned from the transition team. former congressman mike rogers reportedly pushed out, and he's not alone. a low-level trump staffer is also gone after requesting national security clearance for the president-elect's oldest children. sources say it was not a formal request from trump or his kids, but it comes under new scrutiny over the blurred lines of family businesses and the white house that trump's children are helping assemble. meanwhile, trump also dealing with criticism over his pick for chief strategist, stephen
breitbart news. >> people didn't vote for donald trump to bring a white supremist into the white house. >> reporter: of course there's ongoing protests. in washington, d.c., hundreds of students took over pennsylvania avenue and shut down the lincoln memorial. >> we want to let donald trump know he cannot divide us with his racism, sexism, all that bigotry. >> reporter: since the election, uptick in sbimation. more than 400 incidents, four times more than an average week. it appears trump himself is not immune to the complaints. the president-elect tweeting, quote, if the election was based on popular vote, i would have campaigned in new york, florida, and california and won easily. as of now, hillary clinton is winning the popular vote by 800,000 ballots. abc news, washington. >> donald trump reported top security clearance for his son-in-law. if arofd, ivanka trump's husband, kushner, sits on the presidential briefings, but it could take weeks before being cleared. this is just the latest in a series of untraditional moves by trump. the trump name is being removed
buildings in manhattan. the decision to take down the gold lettering follows complaints from tenants who do not want to be associated with trump. and three nba teams reportedly stopped staying at trump hotels to avoid any connections with the president-elect. that includes the milwaukee bucks, the memphis grizzlies and the dallas mavericks which are owned by mark cuban, an opponent of trump. and president obama is spending a second day in greece after trying to explain trump's unexpected rise. violence broke out in athens as thousands of protesters rallied against the president's visit, and riot police used tear gas and grenades to disperse the crowds. the president's trip comes days before greek leftists hold annual anti-american demonstrations.
it surfaced after they discovered the rockets and motor. look at the picture. every single room in the large warehouse was a different step of an assembly line geared to mass produce weapons. impressive images there. three minnesota men sentenced to prison for plotting to join isis, among nine men in minnesota's community who say they were part of a group of friends who inspired and recruited each other to join isis. three men going to trial and convicted of a serious charge of conspiracy to commit murder outside the u.s. will be sentenced later today. isis singled out the thanksgiving day parade here in new york as a lone wolf style attack. officials say there's been no specific threat. abc's brian ross has more. >> reporter: with its giant balloons, huge crowds and national tv audience, security officials have long considered the thanksgiving day parade a possible terror target. and now isis, in a message that features a picture of the new york parade, is calling on its followers to use speeding
events. >> it is very difficult to detect large gathers like parades from these types of attacks using vehicle, and we saw that, for example, last summer in nice. >> reporter: french authorities say 86 people were killed in the nice attack as a man claiming allegiance to isis drove a truck through the horrified crowds celebrating bastille days. it's a situation authorities are well aware of. >> we've seen incidents where isil has put out the call and people have risen to the call. >> reporter: not the least because the parade route on thanksgiving day goes right past the big trump international hotel in new york city. preparations for the parade are well underway. they're setting up the bleachers here in central park, and new york police have already visited some 135 truck rental locations to set up a kind of early warning system for anyone who might be planning attack like the one in nice.
two more suspected arsonists arrested in connection of the wildfires in the southeast. at least 80,000 acres have been scorched and the resulting smoke is now causing some breathing problems. outdoor activities like fireworks and campfires have been banned in the danger zone. >> and if you'd like to legally use pot without having a meal, well, head to denver. colorado's capital is the first u.s. city to let restaurants and bars apply for marijuana use. the law allows customers to use the drug inside the establishment as long as it isn't smoked. patrons must also bring their own marijuana. and baggage charges are now extending to overhead bins. united is the first major u.s. airline to limit customers to one carry-on bag that fits under their seat. if you need to use the overhead bin, you have to upgrade your seat class or pay to check that bag. the new rules kick in for travel beginning in april. >> so basically, you're allowed a backpack or your purse.
that personal bag, they say, that's all you get. >> no carry ones if you're flying in united economy there. speaking of travel, irish officials have a transatlantic mystery on their hands. the unusual looking solar power houseboat washed up on a beach with no one inside. it was apparently built in canada by adventurer rick small. last year, he rode a solar powered bicycle across canada. >> the houseboat seen last summer in newfoundland and inside was a note scribbled on the wall in which small reportedly gives the house boat to a homeless youth. no word on rick small's whereabouts right now, either. >> a lot of mystery there. interesting. >> very cool. a rescue caught on camera, a deadly head-on collision, erupting into flames, what a man did to save one of the drivers trapped inside. kids and cell phones, how much should parents know about who their children call and text? there's a growing debate now over parents monitoring their kids' cell phone use. we'll get into it. first, a look at today's high
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it's judgment day. back seat chefs peer inside your oven. but you've cleaned all baked-on business from meals past with easy-off, so the only thing they see is that beautif go ahead. let 'em judge. in seattle, a downed power line caught fire after some rainy weather there. nearby roads were closed while seattle city light repaired the damage. than reported. in california, a fire rescue caught on dash camera. the chp says a hyundai was trying to pass slower traffic and slammed head-on into a volkswagen. the two people in the hyundai were killed. the driver of the vw was alive, but trapped. flames all around the the only door the victim got out through was blocked by flames so an officer used his squad car to push the vw away, and firefighters jumped in to rescue the man. what a team effort there. investigators in utah are
happened after a 16-year-old straight-a student in provo, utah, went on a stabbing spree at school, wounding several classmates including himself. abc's lauren lyster has the latest. >> reporter: tears and ambulances at this suburban utah high school tuesday morning. the community responding to a terrifying stabbing spree breaking out just before 8:00 a.m. >> i'm still with a patient who is stable on the south side of the school. i'm making access into the school for more critical parties. >> reporter: according to authorities, a 16-year-old male student, a sophomore, stabs five other students in the boys' locker room before using the knife to cut himself. >> transporting a patient from inside the locker room. two stab wounds to the neck. >> reporter: all five transported to hospitals with injuries fair to critical. a student resource officer taking the suspect in custody.
>> school would normally be getting under way on a tuesday morning. now it's just lined with fire vehicles. >> reporter: distraught parents waiting outside, this student shaken by school shootings elsewhere, and now a stabbing at her own. >> i find it scary because now i don't think schools are safe anymore. >> reporter: the school facing questions on how to prevent this from happening again. >> we hate the idea of having metal detectors in the school, and yet kids' safety is the most important priority. >> reporter: we've learned one victim and a suspect released from the hospital, and police say they don't know what the motive for the attack is yet, but have a number of witnesses and will be working to sort through the statements as they investigate. kendis, diane? >> lauren, thanks. grief counselors at the school later on this morning to help those students. >> much needed. >> yeah. shifting to some lighter news now, a beautiful fir tree from wisconsin is on the way to the white house.