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making ne making news in america this morning, new moves by president-elect donald trump and his transition team. trump skirting the press overnight in new york city. his team showing signs of discord before the new administration takes shape. only he knows who is going to fill important jobs. the search is on for a motive after a deadly shooting shut down a major airport for hours. we have details now on the victim whose son plays in the nfl and the alleged gunman found after an exhaustive search. caught on camera. fiery roadside rescue. heroes ignoring intense flames and risking their own lives to save someone inside that vehicle. an actor on "star wars"
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suspected, now we know. good w good wednesday morning, everyone. the first signs of discord shaking up donald trump's transition team as top advisers and lobbyists get the boot. >> he broke protocol by ditching his press corps going out to dinner unannounced. >> after getting his first br with vice president joe biden. abc's janay norman has the latest from d.c. >> reporter: donald trump out of the public eye but back on twitter writing the process for picking cabinet members is very organized so it appears to be anything but. cracks beginning to show as key members of the transition team purged. former congressman mike rogers one of trump's top national security advisers abruptly resigning reportedly pushed out.
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ousted. ben carson distanced himself from the transition and a low level staffer gone for making an inquiry into security clearances for trump's children yore adviser kellyanne conway forced to respond. >> i only know what i read in the paper. i just know that that was never a formal request. >> reporter: at the same time criticism continues over trump's pick for chief strategist, steve bannon, former chairman of breitbart news. >> people didn't vote for donald trump so that he could bring a white supremacist into the white house. >> reporter: late tuesday the president-elect leaving reporters scrambling heading out to dinner with his family after telling the press he was in for the night. the move breaking tradition of always having journalists on hand to report the president's whereabouts. and the protests haven't let up. in the nation's capital, hundreds of students taking over pennsylvania avenue shutting down the lincoln memorial. too young to vote but making sure their voices are heard.
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know that he cannot divide us with his racism, sexism, all that bigotry. >> reporter: and the president-elect tweeting if the election were based on total popular votes he would have campaigned more in new york, california and florida and said he would have won bigger and more easily. as of now hillary clinton is up in the popular vote. diane and kendis. >> yeah, that's right, janai up more than 800,000 votes janai from top security clearance for his son-in-law. jared kushner is one of his closest advisers. if proved he'll be able to sit in on daily presidential briefings, the latest in a series of untraditional moves by rump? as trump prepares to fill more top jobs ben carson as janai norman mentioned has taken himself out of the running. his top adviser says he would not accept a cabinet position because carson felt he didn't have the experience to run an
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the vice president-elect is removing all lobbyists from the team and effectively dismantled the structure that chris christie set up. the move comes after donald trump was questioned about welcoming lobbyists that he railed against during his campaign. this was kind of interesting. former rival ted cruz met with trump yesterday. senator cruz didn't reveal any details of his meeting but some reports say he is being considered for attorney general. cruz would only say that he's looking forward to working closely with trump and pence to repeal obamacare. harry reid is calling on trump to rescind his appointment of steve bannon as chief strategi strategist. reid slammed him over his leadership at breitbart news. >> as long as a champion of racial division is a step away from the oval office, it will be impossible to take trump's efforts to heal the nation
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trump, take responsibility. rise to the dignity of the office of president of the united states, instead of hiding behind your twitter account. >> he also blamed trump's election for sparking a wave of hate crimes but says democrats would work with trump whenever they can. hillary clinton is expected to make her first public appearance since the election. she's being honored in washington, d.c. tonight by the children's defense fund. the organization she worked for in the '70s after graduating from law school. second day in greece after trying to explain donald trump's unexpected rise. the president is touring the acropolis, the country's most famous ancient monument and acknowledged trump's victory took him by surprise saying it stemmed from deep-seated anxieties among the working class and made it clear he doesn't feel responsible for what the president-elect says or does. meanwhile, violence broke out in athens as thousands of protesters rallied against the president's visit and riot
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to enter a restricted area. it comes days before greek leftists hold annual anti-american demonstrations. >> far across the mediterranean sea in syria bashar al assad's government begins a new offensive and air strikes killed at least ten people in rebel held areas. it's the first bombing in more than two weeks. the strikes came as russia started a major operation against rebels that could put tens of thousands more civilians in danger. the bombs fell just hours after ad trump about joining forces to stop international terrorism. investigators are searching for the motive in the deadly shooting at an oklahoma city main airport. police say 52-year-old southwest airlines worker micha w w winchester was killed. the airport was shut down for hours amid w worries about multiple shooters. >> they did not know whether the
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once that was confirmed we made a clean sweep of the airport to make sure there were no potential suspects or any other possible dangers and at that point that's when we went ahead and opened up the airport. >> the victim is the father of kansas city chiefs special teams player james winchester. the elder winchester played football for the university of oklahoma's 1985 national championship team. to the southeast now where some traditional outdoor activities are off limits because of that fire threat. fireworks, smoking cigarettes even parking a car off road prohibited for fear a hot tailpipe could ignite dry leaves below. three have been arrested for arson in connection with the fires. smoke from the fires has sent hundreds of people to the hospital. fire crews won't be getting any help battling the flames any time soon. look at this map. it'll be warm and dry across the entire southeastern fire zone with temperatures in the 70s.
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london in half the time. the new supersonic jet unveiled. also a horrific scene at a high school as an honor student goes on attack. we're going to hear from a student who was there to help a victim. attention, united passengers. planning to bring a carry-on on your next flight you might have a fee to go along with it. see how it's going to work
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there wer there were protests in 80 cities across the country by those opposed to the oil pipeline in north dakota. in columbus, ohio, an activist blocked traffic by handcuffing himself under a vehicle at a downtown intersection and you see there, bernie sanders joining protesters in washington, d.c.
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the country has seen a building boom in the last few years but that apparently is sparking some headaches to go along with them. >> abc news chief investigative correspondent brian ross look into some homeowners' claims of poor workmanship. >> reporter: new home heartbreak. when a dream house turns into a nightmare. up and down you hear the same kind of things. the people in this new subdivision in virginia say their great-looking houses are chock-full of problems and defects on the inside. the most expensive purchase any of us are going to make. >> reporter: in one subdivision after another, our investigation found homeowners claiming shoddy construction. >> settlement crack, nail pops. >> reporter: with big well-known builders often slow or refusing to fix the problems. big and small. >> no one will fix it. it is our house. >> reporter: the industry trade group says unhappy homeowners are in the minority and that americans have expectations that are just too high.
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a perfect home. there's no such thing as a perfect home. >> reporter: brian ross, abc news, new york. and brian will have more on "gma." in the meantime, we're getting a look at a plane being touted as a new step toward routine supersonic flight. it's called the xb1 supersonic demonstrator created by anary row pace firm called boom. the company says the prototype will eventually be scaled up into a plane seating 45 passengers and it will reach nearly 1500 miles an hour making the trip between new york and test flights start in about a year. it's kind of like the concorde. >> yes, except smaller. >> and a little bit faster. so about time we get to the bottom of something ex, fans of the peach emoji can rejoice. the original design has returned. oh. iphone users were outraged when they made it more round and less like a booty. >> the newest software has returned to the emoji to all its
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hand at a utah high school after a teen student stabbed five classmates and then himself. >> yeah, officials in the area are trying to figure out what triggered it allegedly carried out by a straight "a" student never in trouble before. eyewitnesses rerounding the event. >> he's bleeding and he looks at me and goes, there's a psycho in there. he just stabbed moo he. >> had boxed the suspect into a little bathroom area. staff members did place themselves in >> the victims are in critical to fair condition but all expected to be okay. some have stab wounds, however, to their necks. the 16-year-old suspect also stabbed himself. he's been taken into custody. an accused murderer is back behind bars after a brief escape. investigators in missouri say daniel campbell was captured about 15 my as way from the county jail. campbell escaped when a door was left open while some construction work was being done. security at the jail is now
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you're out having a meal in denver. they're the first u.s. city to let restaurants and bars to apply for marijuana use. the law allows customers to use the drug inside the establishment as long as it isn't smoke. patrons must bring their own marijuana. baggage charges now extending to overhead bins on united. 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're going to have to to check the bag. the new rules kick in for travel starting in april. all right, and after that story we need to lighten up everyone's mood so check out this adorable video. forget about the chicken crossing the road. how about 20,000 ducks. >> why did they cross the road? well, here they are. they're all in formation and all staying in the crosswalk. >> law abiding. >> in china. this video going viral as can you understand. witnesses say it took the ducks about two minutes to get through the crossing which is pretty
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20,000. >> they're moving pretty quickly. >> all right, now to sports. alabama remains number one in the new college football rankings. >>le toed by ohio state and michigan is still there number three and clemson and now some college hoops highlights from our friends at espn. good morning -- >> america. >> she'sny coil, i'm neil. ladies first. >> a little basketball, number one, duke, number seven, kansas. less than two minutes to go in the game. duke down by five. grayson allen drive, hits the bucket, duke within three. 21 to go. duke still down three. luke luke kennard and game tied. frank mason driving. hits it. last chance for duke. matt jones, no time-outs here. throws it up but no, kansas, they beat duke by two, 77-75. your turn. >> this was first.
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game that we showed first. when it comes to three, i mean, malik monk, connections loyalty. when it comes to threes, monk. connections loyalty. and when it comes to threes, this kid was 3 for 12 from threes before this game. it's connections loyalty. among 7 for 11, 23 points and kentucky over michigan state, big. that's all we got. we have more but that's all you're getting. >> ah, all right. that's all we're getting? but we have more. the chicago cubs now have a little extra spiritual support. >> pope francis received a cubs hat and encased baseball from chicago's archbishop and tweeted this out, even the pope can now celebrate with us. >> which is pretty cool. up next in "the pulse," a close encounter with a hungry whale. the diver who lived to tell the
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magazine it was so intense it was hans and leah during the week and carrie and harrison during the weekend. >> han is not commenting. a 35,000-pound humpback whale nearly swallowed this man. >> he was filming them and despite the shock he says he didn't feel he was in too much danger. he says the humpback knew exactly what he was doing and moved to avoid him. he thrilling millisecond of his life. >> and on his facebook page he says he's done many of these dives and he has photographed all over the world but this is the closest he's ever come to a humpback in real life and doesn't want to have to do it again. almost fish food. look up in the sky. well, it's not a bird. or plane. >> ooh. >> it's your pizza.
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commercial food delivery by drone. a customer in auckland, new zealand received a pizza and chicken and cranberry pizza. unusual flavors. but, okay, we'll go with it. domino's says advantages of drones include avoiding traffic and safely reducing delivery types. you know, they used to say 30 minutes or less but drivers apparently were getting into crashes trying to make the deadline. now maybe they'll bring it back. >> one way to cut through it. i love the video. you just see those people like it's a normal thing. >> it's raining pizza. >> every kid's name. >> more news after this. ? ? ?
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it's chilly outside. if you have not been outdoors, open up a window and get a taste. it is going to be cold this morning and last a while. in fact, we will warm up obviously this afternoon, and we'll do that nicely, but going to take a while. patchy fog out there. in the a sunshine will get us up to the mid 70s today,then we're dry to the end of the week. we got overcast skies on monday. partly to mostly cloudy skies yesterday, today. going to be difficult to see the cloud up there. temperatures right now, wow, look at this. couple of 45s. haven't seen that so far this season. 45 crystal river, brooksville at 45, and we are in the done.
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53 in zephyr hills. even st. pete, a cool 63, which is hard to do, and down towards the south inland counties, desoto in the mid 50s, relative warmer than what we're talking about. lake placid at 56. where are we? we're running obviously well below where we were this time yesterday as much as 5 to 10 the morning, then we'll recover by the afternoon. where's the front? well down to the south. still raining at south florida. this has been a slow-moving feature that has had a lot of westerly push, but notice where our weather is coming from, this dry air now atop of us. that's going to limit not -- certainly cloud cover, xt rain fall is all but done at this point. even down towards miami, they'll be getting rid of that later on
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shifts a little east, that'll kick back, bit of an easterly component. by the end of the week, all that will deal is just give us mostly sunny skies. that will be about it. it's going to be one of those deals where it's not going to be raining here for quite a long time. temperatures again jumping over 30 degrees from where we are now by later on today so that is impressive stuff. upper 70s this afternoon, then we're back into the chilly air as we head through tomorrow the north and then 50s elsewhere chl once again by thursday afternoon, upper 70s, lower 80s so it'll feel nice. the trend with that northeast wind will be for temperatures to get a little milder each and every day until the weekend comes. winds for voters at 10 knots, 2 foot seas, light chop, ties coming up for today and sunrise and sunset. extended forecast will feature that front now as it comes in
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