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are . from now on, it's going to be america first. okay. america first. >> on the heels of the carrier jobs news, president-elect trump taking a victory lap while also the american military. the death toll rises from a one, two punch from massive wildfires in the southeast. news on an nfl player shot in a road rage incident outside new orleans. buzz aldrin forces a high rescue mission from the north pole. heroes are now looking for
food friday morning, everyone. aim ayman mhyeldin. >> i'm fran cyst says rivera. >> it was like the president-elect was embarking on a victory tour in cincinnati. bringing back showboating candidate that navigating his way to the white house. take a listen. >> we have people running our country that truly didn't know from now on, it's going to be america first. okay? america first. >> and trump made a big announcement while rallying supporters, surprising aids and the media, declaring his secretary of defense? i don't want to tell you this because i want to save the suspense for next week.
as our secretary of defense. >> and trump there, you we heard him referring to mad dog mattis, he was talking about a marine general james mattis. >> and just as trump zeroed in on defense, he is widening his ropes for secretary of state t. lewandowski saying while mitt romney and rudy guiliani are leading for the job the decision is far from done. last night the cincinnati crowds bursting in a chant of no romney. the trump and vice president-elect mike pence doubled down on building the border wall and repealing obamacare and lowering tacks.
pence swung through indiana with carrier executives to keep over a thousand manufacturing jobs in the united states. >> the company are not going to leave the united states anymore without consequences. it's not going to happen. >> the carrier deal gives the heating and air-conditioning company $ million in tax breaks over ten years, that's inexchange for carrier investing $16 million into its however, another 1,300 jobs are slated to go to mexico. former usc standout and jet joe mcknight was shot and killed outside new orleans. they tell us it was a possible road rage incident. ems acted quickly performing cpr on mcknight on the highway.
here's what they said about the ongoing investigation. >> at the present time we are interviewing a number of witnesses, as well as mr. gasser at the bureau is that mr. gasser did, in fact, shoot mr. mcknight. >> mcknight was a highly recruited new orleans football star who also plays for the kansas city chiefs as well joe mcknight was just 28-years-old. people remain without power from the deadly weather and wildfires. four tornadoes killed five people in alabama and tennessee. an additional 11 people were killed by the massive wildfires in eastern tennessee that started late monday night. gatlinburg remains blocked to the public with a mandatory
look at this, on wednesday morning, this photo was taken of these heroic firefighters, after battling the fire for over 33 hours. there they were getting a well needed nap. buzz aldrin is waking up in a hospital after a medical evacuation from the north pole. he left for a luxury tour on tuesday, bus his deterioratesed, leading toing a serious lung condition. his manager releasing these photos saying he is recovering well. they say the astronaut has fluid in his lungs. aldrin became the second man to walk on the moon alongside neil armstrong. an arm bank robbery turned into a life hostage situation. the showdown dragged on for
dangerous gunmen. nbc's ja kosh rascone has a harrowing story. >> reporter: they were hostages, now survivors. >> i was little skampltd i thought it was a degree. but it was so real, it was real. >> reporter: it was around:00 when the alleged gunman walked into the bank with a dog and a handgun and demanded money. >> but when he shot up in the air, then i knew existence. >> reporter: initial reports indicated someone had been shot. >> you'll units responding to district 24, gunshot wound. >> reporter: that turned out not to be true, humphrey told negotiators, he would start shooting if his demands were not met. >> he was putting the shut gun at the back of some head. >> reporter: they negotiated two
>> at that point they made entry into the bank. >> they used a battering ram, putting thems between the suspect and hostages, surrounded, humphries surrendered. family overjoyed as the hostages shaken but unhurt were freed at last. here's a heart warming homecoming story of sorts. it's for a pack of heroles. 13 retired bomb detectiondogs took their vests off t. the past few years serving our country and keeping our troops safe. now the pups are getting ready for a well deserved retirement. the mission k-9 will work to rehabilitate and reintegrate them in society. they hope to have them in homes by the time for the holidays. you can visit mission k9rescue.org. still ahead here on "early
civil conversation between the clinton and trump campaign teams. instead it got downright nasty and mean. you will hear the personal attacks just ahead. but first, check out the scene in de kalb county, georgia. a tornado hit and wind swept through the area taking down trees and causing other damage. our will cairns joins us for a look ahead after what can only be described as a sev >> this will be a quiet weekend. we are going to track rain. it begins in areas of texas, much of the northern half of the country, seasonal, chilly, as you'd expect fordecember. then the rain begins to spread. saturday all through texas into oklahoma. then it spread into arkansas and louisiana. by the time we get to sunday, the rain will be all the way through the southeast. maybe heavy rain and thunderstorms and brief severe weather, louisiana into east texas. we are not expect a tornado
ahead. . so again, south texas could be the first area that could see showers and storms. we will see some snow and rain showers off the great lakes. cloudy and cool throughout the region. we're theep say we will not have anything too bad over the weekend. not a lot of snow just yet. >> thank you very much. just ahead, president obama tried out some new holid humor. funny or not? we'll let you be the judge. then it is certainly anything but bun u funny a. man records himself driving over 115 miles an hour. things go terribly long. details next. this is for you. you didn't really have to...
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out of traffic and reaching speeds up to 160 miles per hour. witnesses say he lost control of the car, which spun i'dways. then it hit a garbage truck. in the end, rescuers had to cut him from his vehicle. he had been charged with reckless driving along with a hft of other offenses t. driver of the truck was uninjured. snapchat is avoiding people doing that. act of the day. luckily no one severely injured in that. personal attacks between the clinton and trump campaigns at a harvard debate. that's already becoming legend. that's next.
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>> this is 7news now. >> christa: all right. good friday morning, everybody. lots of news ahead here on 7news "today in new england." in fact, we begin this morning with breaking news. police are searching for three suspects after a wentworth police cruiser is hit by a car in iraq. investigators say fur people took off after hit one of the suspects was caught. the officer inside the cruiser is expected to recover. also breaking, man rushed to the hospital after getting shot inside a car in dorchester. this was on devin and normandy streets just before midnight. the victim here suffering serious injuries. police so far have not made any arrests in that case. and officials are looking for the person behind a message of hate at an elementary school in brookline. they say a student drew a swastika on a chalkboard in a
school last week. david ortiz getting into the christmas spirit. the former red sox d.h. selling his christmas sweaters for charity. the shirt playing off the famous line from his speech following the marathon bombing. that is so funny to see it in sweater form like that. >> kris: 'tis the season, right? >> christa: wren clair is here with the latest on your forecast this friday. >> meaghan: we saw some sunshine today. a beautiful friday, not quite as warm as what we did see yesterday. we'll continue to cool down as we head into the weekend. weld as we head enter your monday, but right now we're looking dry and cool. take a look at these temperature changes we've seen in the last 24 hours. 10 degrees cooler than yesterday at this time. currently in boston, worcester, 11 degrees cooler. new bedford 0 degrees cooler than yesterday at this time. so moral of the story, grab a coat before you head out the door, because here's what it's feeling like. 29 degrees in bedford. 32 in nashua and 31 here in boston. definitely a little more winter-like than what we saw yesterday. as we head enter today, we
you can see this low pressure system parked to our northwest. and actually delivering some flurries already in new york. and this could bring some flurries today to the berkshires, but for us, we're looking at plenty of sunshine. hip moving in for the weekend. that's going to bring some dry skies, as well. right now a little more cloud cover to our west. that was the trend yesterday. that will be the trend again today. flurries possible to our west, as well. higher elevation spots potentially seeing some snow. but as we head into the rest of today, we continue to see that sunshine. not a bad forecast. we'rok conditions yet again today. wind gusts up to around 30mph. "today in new england" starts right now. >> christa: good morning. we're following breaking news from overnight. boston police searching for suspects who took off after a driver slams into a cruiser. >> kris: gruesome discovery found on the banks of a river in lawrence. police are now working to identify a dismembered body found by a dog-walker. >> christa: and donald trump taking his victory rap and
very heated conversation about the campaign. >> sarah: gronk's latest injury could make or break his professional football career. how long he's out for, who is going to be replacing him, and when he's headed in for back surgery. >> this is 7news "today in new england." >> kris: good morning. 5:00. we finally reached friday. it's a big relief. thanks for waking up with us. i'm kris anderson. >> christa: it's the thin -- finish line we i'm christa delcamp. wren clair has your forecast. >> wren: we're wrapping up your work week with mostly sunny skies. we'll see sunshine and the potential for a couple flurries across the berkshires. most of us will see plenty of sunshine. not a bad forecast. cooler compared to yesterday. temperatures anywhere from 10 to 15 degrees cooler than yesterday at this time. a couple spots closer to 20 degrees cooler than yesterday at this time. you'll want to add a couple layers before you head out the