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as a possible pick for leading the state department. trump is expected to sit down with japanese prime minister shinzo abe marking the first meeting with a world leader as president-elect. >> reporter: all eyes on this man, president-elect's son-in-law. abc news confirming trump's transition team requested national security clearance. >> it's appropriate whoever gets the security. it is not just appropriate, but necessary. >> reporter: he became a close adviser during the campaign, and he's now a key member of the transition team. seen here touring the white house on thursday. the revelation comes as the president-elect and his team are shooting down reports that the transition process is in turmoil. among those out, governor chris christie, a one-time trump adviser who sources say fell out
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president-elect. though chris christie and they work together for month, he prosecutes hi father, sending him to prison, and mike rogers connected to christie who worked on the team -- >> there is confusion going on about a chain of command coming out of new york. hopefully they'll get that settled pretty soon. i think they need to do it because there's this clock ticking, all the decisions become more important. >> reporter: and elliot cohen whoke at the state department said he had contact with trump's transition team, originally a never-trumper, came around to possibly working with the team, but that changed quickly, writing about the experience in the "washington post," a a bad boss can be endured, a gaggle of them poison all decision-making. trump allies admit it's not going as smoothly as trump describes. >> beginning of any transition like this has turmoil because it's the nature of the process,
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decisive. >> reporter: the trump transition team dealing with controversy surrounding the hiring of steve bannon who published headlines like, hoist it high and proud: the confederate flag proclaims a glorious heritage. >> great to see you guys today. >> thank you. >> reporter: tom llamas, abc news, new york. >> mitch mcconnell ignoring questions on bannon, but house democrats sent a letter to trump asking him to resend bannon's apointment. the letter with 169 signatures say hiring him undermines trump's ability to reunite the country. hillary clinton urges supporters to continue working to make the country stronger.
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her concession speech in washington. she acknowledged coming to the event was not easy to do, but everyone should stay engaged on every level. >> the divisions laid there by the selection run deep, but, please, listen to me when i say this. america is worth it. our children are worth it. believe in our country. fight for our values. never, ever give up. clinton's old boss, found the people's president, and not to clinton's lead in the popular vote now more than a million votes. skblmplgts students hold more anti-trump protests around the country. high schoolers in washington, d.c. or areas voubding it walked out of class for the third straight day to march the streets, and rallies held at dozen of campuses across the country, calling on school administrators to protect students against any immigration action trump could take. breaking news from illinois where a gas explosion left one dead.
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the blast shook the downtown square in the small town of canton. 11 people taken to the hospital and expected to survive. the person who died was a utility worker called to the area about a gas week. a two block radius was evacuated, and engineers are going building to building to try to investigate this structural damage there. and another explosion near indiana. the home blown off its foundation. at least one person killed. debris, as you can scattered throughout the area. firefighters putting out hot spots. neighbors say the powerful blast made their homes shake. a gas leak is also suspected in this case. smoke from dozens of wildfires causing major problems with the air quality in seven cities. in charlotte, a haze over the city where there's a code red warnings prompting residents to stay inside. in kentucky, smoke is blamed for one death.
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visibility, and state police say 14 others injured in a series of wrecks. in atlanta, smoke improved, but smoke returns today as smoke shifts. urgent aide arrived in mozul in iraq, which is war-torn. for the first time in two years, u.n. officials have been able to deliver about 30 days worth of emergency supplies to 15,000 children and their families. the nearly molo reclaim mozul from isis destroyed the city leaving more than a million people trapped with no way out. this is a scene in the dominican republic, too much rain creates flooding, mud slides washing away roads cutting off communities. around 20,000 people evacuated from their homes mostly along the country's north coast, and the forecast is not helping. rain will continue there through tomorrow. we're now learning chilling
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in the oklahoma airport. police believe the attack was premeditated and the gunman waited in a parking garage for four hours before opening fire. abc's lauren lyster with more. >> reporter: operations getting back to normal after tuesday's deadly shooting that grounded planes and had travelers sheltering in place. >> ground stopped the airport. they've got some situation going on her >> shot on the sidewalk. >> reporter: the airport going into lockdown. passengers stranded on planes for hours. police in tactical gear search for the shooter going car to car for nearly three hours, and then -- >> suspect was located, deceased, with an apparent gunshot wound to the head. >> reporter: the suspected gunman identified as lloyd dean, buie, a former southwest agent who work at the airport. he showed signs of being under
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one day in 2015. asking him to be tested, instead, he resigned. >> it is possible that the suspect acted in retaliation against the circumstances leading up to his resignation. we know his sbintentions were t go to the airport and hurt someone. >> reporter: that victim? southwest airlines employee michael winchester, the 52-year-old's son, james, a football player with the chiefs. >> he's with the fa, comes back, he comes back. lots of prayers, everything out to he and his family. >> reporter: the victim was not the suspect's supervisor and don't know if he was the gunman's intended target. kendis, diane? >> thanks to lauren there in los angeles. baseball's awards parade continues with honors for the best pitchers. scherzer easily winning the national league cy young award, well earned there, sixth pitcher
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boston's rick porcello took the cy young award in baseball, the most wins with 22, but there's controversy because he didn't get the most first place votes from baseball writers. >> that's right. first place votes went to justin verlander of the tigers, and his fiance, kate upton, thought he was robbed, and as she does, launched a flurry of tweets to express anger, and saying, bluntly, you didn't win. >> upton saying, hey, major league baseball, i thought i was the only person allowed to blank justin verlander. >> she feels strongly about this. porcello won the votes, but it was not enough votes to cancel out the number of wins that he had. >> okay.
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since 1970. who lost in 2012? justin verlander. >> robbed again. >> but won in 2011 unanimously, though. >> one thing to point out, so "sports illustrated," guess who had the more covers out of verlander, porcello, and -- >> upton. >> had the most covers out of all three of them. >> it is all about baseball. >> four covers, verlander three, porcello, zero. after plunking down thou imagine having nothing but problems after that. abc investigation coming up a little later. >> break out the eggnog, the christmas sweaters are back, and this time, with their own store. hallelujah. >> we promise to share our own ugly holiday outfits with you on instagram. you're watching "world news
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the faa is investigating after a hot air balloon made a hard landing in philadelphia. the basket hit the ground before being dragged across the grass and lifted briefly again into the air before finally crashing to a halt on its side. no one was injured. the pilot insisted it was a perfect landing. >> further east, new developments in the murder mystery spanning three states. >> a young man from connecticut
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building over the weekends has now been found in a shallow grave in new jersey. here's the latest. >> reporter: police questioning a map after a mysterious murder in manhattan. investigators scouring this apartment building for crews surrounding the disappearance of joseph. police say the 26-year-old left his home in stanford, connecticut saturday night going with several friends to an upscale building. when the friends left, they joseph willingly stay behind. >> to hear what potentially may have happened is scary. >> reporter: a gruesome discovery 50 miles south of the new jersey shore, invaestigator finding what they believe is his body buried in a shallow grave. forensic clues seize possible evidence including one of the building's luggage carts with bloodstains. they are examining a surveillance video showing a tenant wheeling something out on
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you know, scouring the garbage, the lobby. >> reporter: and building employee told detectives that the same tenant asked about the surveillance system. the resident questioned by the police is 25-year-old james, held on an unrelated charge. abc news, new york. >> coming up in the next half hour, why it may be better for young children to have moms who work outside of the home. what we're finding out from a new study about why children working moms may be better off than those of stay-at-home moms. >> first, new home nightmares, homeowners across the country say they dished out money for the new homes only to get problems and defects in return. brian ross investigates. "world news now" continues
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? ? >> you love that song. >> i do. buying a new house is the exciting moment in life, but for some american families, the excitement is short lived. >> as you know, it's the midst of a building boom, and homeowners spending hundreds of thousands of dollars are finding what they is poor workmanship, turning dream homes into a nightmare. brian ross investigat >> reporter: in suburban washington, d.c., the owner of this new home has a hole in the foundation and a snake that moved in underneath. >> you hear the same thing? >> reporter: people in this new subdivision in virginia say their great looking housings outside are full of defects on the inside. >> it's the most expensive purchase we make. >> reporter: in one subdivision after another -- >> water starts here, travels
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>> reporter: homeowners claiming shotty construction. >> settlement cracks, nail pops, paint issues, issues with the flooring. >> reporter: with big well-known builders often slow or refusing to fix the props, big and small. >> you continue living in something that no one can give you answers for, no one will fix it. it's our house, where we lived. we had to walk away from it. >> reporter: what they all had was a bad case of new home heart break. >> look at that for sale, not built to last. >> reporter: something these two men say they see far too often. >> you see the crack. >> reporter: the industry trade group says up happy homeowners are in the minority, and that americans have expectations that are just too high. >> the american consumer expects a perfect home. there's no such thing as a perfect home. >> reporter: yet documents show the home builders, including the
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millions of dollars a year to deal with claims, calling it the ordinary course of business. >> i think the quality of houses being built is as good as it's ever been, better. >> better than ever? >> yes, sir. >> are they shotty? >> i say no. >> reporter: again and again, it was only after the builders knew abc news or one of our stations was on the case that repair crews finally showed up. the bulldozer to redo the draping system in alama started to ask questions. >> it's only because abc news is here. or they would not have fixed it. >> reporter: in indiana, it was only after wrtv got involved that the builders sent an executive to check out roofing and draining issues. >> this is how we knew it was leaking. >> reporter: outside houston, the builder dr horton offered to buy this house back after our station ktrk began to
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problems. >> they were not even moving until you guys got involved. >> all that money, and that's what happens.
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in 1999 for $11.9 million, but, you know, inflation. >> look up close, it's all monet. >> pretty from afar. >> pretty to ugly, shall we? >> yes. >> christmas sweater, the uglier, the better. we're fans. i thought the biggest fans of ugly christmas sweater, but we've been outdone by a man in dallas opening his shop dedi sweaters. he used to sell vintage clothing from a bus, starting with sweaters, acquiring little by little, and they always sold out, so now pop-up shop, all christmas sweaters, business is going well. the slogan? come get ugly. >> i don't believe it. are you sure he just didn't put a sign up over good will? >> does look familiar, i will say. >> just walk in, sure you get
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>> you know, we all strive for the best photo with our babe or whatever the kids call it these days, you know, whatever pb so, yeah. so elaine and her boyfriend, a beautiful picture, all smiles. >> yes. looking great. >> they are happy. >> what's wrong with it? >> until they kind of slipped on >> oh. uh-oh. >> and ended up -- -- >> oh, no! >> in the fountain. >> down goes dino! >> yes. >> not according to plan. >> so they spent the afternoon trying to find nino. >> all right. now to a cute video. really doesn't need explanation. see that dog in the back? not a dog, ladies and gentlemen. that's a pig. she's grown up around dogs since she was six weeks old, and she
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this morning on "world news now," america needs you, the message from hillary clinton last night in her first and emotional speech since conceding the election and how she admitted to experiencing dark moments this past week. dramatic scene from the humanitarian crisis in syria. the video shows a young girl rescd an air strike. we have the latest on renewed violence in aleppo. >> new this half hour, tornado danger in an unusual location. >> check out this monster twister tearing through farmland sending residents underground for shelter. >> vin scully made calls over his career, but he was top by one call from the white house. that's in the skinny on this
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"world news now." >> vin scully, we'll tell you about that. a lot of people got a call from the white house they're excited about. speaking of the white house, hillary clinton spent the last year and a half trying to get there, and one week after learning she did not win, she made her first public remarks since her concession speech. >> clinton was honored in washington, d.c. last night for contributions to child advocacy and acknowledged the pain of the election defeat, but urged supporters to keep fighting for what they believe in. >> reporter: overnight, hillary clinton opening up about her election loss. >> i will admit coming here tonight wasn't the easiest thing for me. there have been a few times this past week when all i wanted to do was just to curl up with a good book or our dogs and never leave the house again. >> reporter: speaking at a gala
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in washington, d.c., the former democratic nominee urging supporters to not lose heart and never give up. >> i ask you to stay engaged, stay engaged on every level. we need you. america needs you. that's how we get through this. >> reporter: the crowd cheering. clinton choked up as she reflected on her accomplishments and what she wish she could tell her late mother now. and sitting next to her and taking her in my arms saying, look, look at me and listen, and as hard as it might be to imagine, your daughter will grow up to be a united states senator, represent our country as secretary of state, and win more than 62 million votes for president of the united states. >> reporter: over the past week,
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she was seen on a hike in her hometown in new york, and she attended a thank you party for her campaign staff. she distributed to them 1200 stems of roses. clinton also held a conference call with top donors over the weekend saying she was heart broken by the election and blamed her loss and increase momentum around trump on fbi's released e-mails relate to the private server. diane, kendis? >> thank you. and turning now to donald to lay the foundation for his administration. another series of meetings today held with advisers and political leaders. among them, former secretary of state kissinger and haley who could be considered for secretary of state. trump's transition team is taking a stance on lobbyists. government officials will be banned from lobbying for five years after leaving their position. trump is trying to shoot down
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tweeting that it's going so smoothly. as the president-elect prepares to take office, his name vanished from several residential buildings in new york city. workers removed the giant gold letters. ordinary persons who licensed the trump name decided to remove it after residents didn't want to be associated with trump. vice president elect mike pence had a change to check out his new home as he dined with vice president joe biden. the man and their wives met for lunch, and he said no administration is ready to govern on day one. president obama is in berlin for a full day of events with german leader angela merkel, shared a private diner, and formal meetings today before arriving in germany, he was in greece visiting the acrop liz and addressed the greek people.
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be more different, but he said democracy is bigger than any one person. >> as long as we retain our faith in democracy, as long as we retain our faith in the people, as long as we don't waiver from those central principles that ensure a lively open debate, then our future will be okay. >> the president said the countries must strengthen confidence that the u.s. would remain loyal to nato despite president-elect's campaign promises. secretary of state john keri warns the world failing to push forward on climate change would be, quote, a betrayal of devastating consequences.
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record, quote, even the strongest skeptic acknowledges something disturbing is happening. grim news from aleppo as bombing resumed there. a hospital and blood bank were the targets. dramatic video shows a young girl rescued from the rubble of the building struck by an air strike. at least 54 people killed in air strikes and shellings across northern syria. five people died after fire broke out in an expensive shopping area in lima, peru. it started in a recently reporters were screaming film. the cause is under investigation. more leaders including president obama are due in lima for a global summit. the minnesota police officer who shot and killed in man in a traffic stop last summer is facing criminal charges. the shooting made way across the country as the aftermath was streamed live on facebook. >> reporter: let's first say that police officers across the country risk their lives every
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in this police shooting that set the streets on fire near st. paul, minnesota, prosecutors say it's the officer who is the criminal. >> no reasonable officer would have used deadly force under these circumstances. >> reporter: on top of manslaughter for killing or lap doe, the officer is facing two felony firearm charges for endangering the safety of the recorder of the live video and her 4-year-old daughter who was crying in the backseat. >> you shot four bullets into him, sir, he was just getting his license and registration. >> reporter: they both told the officer that he had a legally owned gun in his pocket. police announced that he never had a chance to remove the gun before he was killed. they found it at the bottom of the pocket. police radio traffic that night, you hear the moment the family is pull over. >> i have reason to pull it
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a -- people that were involved in a robbery. >> reporter: you hear what many feel, the sound of racism. >> the driver looks more like one of our suspects just because of the wide-set nose. >> reporter: the family says they had nothing to do with the robbery and says that manslaughter is not enough. >> i feel as though murder to the highest extent of the law is what would be appropriate here. at the end of the day, none of that is going to bring my boyfriend back. >> reporter: the officer's expected to enter a plea of not guilty and court appearance friday. his lawyer argues the issue was not race, that it was the gun. abc news, atlanta. close call on a highway for a kansas police officer. you can see him here pushing a disabled vehicle off the side of interstate 35 in the suburbs of kansas city. you hear the sounds of
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him just enough warning to jump out of the way as an out of control driver slammed into the vehicle. he was not injured. >> the first blizzard of the season is expected to slam parts of the midwest tomorrow and could make for slippery roads there. blizzard watches and winter storm watches issued in nebraska to minnesota and in the north east, it's another beautiful day with warm and comfortable temperatures in the south. temperatures could drop in denver by 40 degrees. colder in the west with los angeles at 72 and 40s in seattle. and a new study is sure to add fuel to the mommy wars out there. researchers in england say children of working moms develop faster than those of stay-at-home moms saying going to nursery school or spending time with grandparents improved everyday skills like talking, social interaction and tasks like getting dressed. kids who stay home with mom gain those skills at a slower pace. a big brother in florida coming to the rescue. watch the baby on the changing table. mom, who is looking somewhere
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month old falls to the floor and his brother catches him. >> the fall from the table was four feet. great going by big brother. look at the fast hands! >> yeah! >> the dolphins already sign him to a rookie contract. that's a good grab there. also caught on camera, the moment that a college cross country race turned into a full contact event, it happened last week in pennsylvania. when deer ran across the course. a guy took a direct hit and it sent him to the ground. >> oh, man! >> oh! >> so he suffered a bruised hip, and he says he's still sore. >> oh. >> but he got up and finished. it was his final college race, so -- >> do you think the deer thought they were part of the race? >> maybe they did? they were just going in the wrong direction. >> okay, maybe not. coming up, split-second
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stuck inside a railroad crossing. how the driver says they got stuck on the train tracks and what they did at the last possible second that saved both their lives. see how tom brady still bruised by deflate-gate gets the last laugh. new ad ahead in the skinny. first, here a look at today's forecast. "world news now" weather
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damaged. no injuries were reported. and turning now to another frightening scene. this time on train tracks. >> that's right. a husband and wife were in the truck when suddenly they were stuck on a railway crossing with a train headed right towards them. here's more on how it ended. >> reporter: a road and railline littered with remains of the tractor trailer and cargo, the driver and wife jumping seconds before thisment they survived, but household goods ripped that's a bicycle wheel rolling down the street. the driver said the gps put him on the road, and by the time he saw the no trucks sign, he couldn't turn around and was stuck on the crossing. >> you hear the train coming, so my wife jumps out of the truck, screaming, get out of the truck, and four seconds later, the impact, train hit the trailer. >> accidents like this far from the first. >> at least four people die every week at crossings.
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incident, more than five on average every day. abc news, washington. >> very lucky couple there. when we come back, why vin scully got a call from the white house. >> why tom brady is poking fun of deflate-gate. the skinny's next. "world news now" continues after this from our abc
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time for the skinny starting with vin scully getting the phone call of his life. >> yes. legendary broadcaster who retired last month as you'll recall after 67 years behind the microphone for brooklyn and los angeles dodgers was shocked to get a call from the white house. >> hello? >> mr. scully? >> yes? >> hi, there, i'm josh ernest, the white house press secretary. >> oh, my gosh, i certainly know the name. how are you, sir? >> i'm doing great. how are you? >> does he sound like that all the time? he was more shocked to find out president obama will be presenting him with the nation's highest civilian honor, the presidential medal of freedom. >> oh, my gosh. no. >> yes. so you've -- >> are you sure? i'm just an old baseball
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remarkable impact on lives of generations of sports fans in the country. >> i'm rather overwhelmed and humbled. >> congratulations. >> thank you so much. >> my pleasure, take care. >> bye for now. >> how cool is that? oh, my goodness. >> that has to be one of josh's better days. >> so scully is one of 21 recipients of the medal. the rest of the list, it's really pretty big. bruce springsteen there, diana robert d deniro, michael jordan and kareem abdul jabar. >> next, trying to use humor to clear a name. >> patriots' quarterback, tom brady, may not shake deflate-gate, but he had fun with it in the footlocker new
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>> just because something's great year to year doesn't mean something's going on, just be great. it's a question. it starts with questions that turn into assumptions and that turns into vacations. why would you punish the weak of greatness for something that never even happened? >> i lost my appetite. >> so brady, as you recall, served a four-game suspension this season over last year's deflated football scandal. the vacation he went on. >> now he's making fun. >> yes. next, benjamin franklin getting love from bon jovi. >> it developed a large crack and people tossing pennies on to it for good luck. >> now a go fund me tap pain to save the gravestone reached and surpassed its goal thanks to a $5,000 donation from john bon jovi and his wife. the campaign raised a total of nearly $80,000.
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steamy three-month affair with ford in the '70s. she tells "people" why she decided to break silence now saying it's been 40 years and, quote, it's not like anyone's deeply affected by it anymore. >> yeah. so ford was married at the time with two kids, but he has yet to make any public comments on fisher's revelation, and admits that while she gave him a head's up and even sent him a draft, she told "people" she doesn't know if he read it. she said she never wanted to embarrass him, but thinks she made an appropriate amount of time. too soon after forty years? i don't know. i sent you a message, did you get it? it was a text. >> it was in a bottle. >> maybe it was the old number. >> how did you send messages in the '70s? >> pigeons. google earth.
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>> doesn't have the same effect. good try. >> thank you. there are, however, experts urging caution for users of virtual reality. >> some doctors raise concerns that gadgets could cause health problems among young children. abc's tj holmes explains. >> reporter: so real. that people forget that it's not real. virtual reality has people literally falling over themselves as it immerses them in a 3d world. these headsets expected to be on a lot of kids' christmas lists cause real world concerns. >> virtual reality is still a very new technology, still evolving, and we really don't know yet what the impact may be on children. >> they say these headsets could cause long term issues for young children. >> virtual reality, basically the brain is only getting input from the eyes, and we don't know
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senses and how we integrate and experience. >> reporter: the technology is so new, that it has not been studied. manufacturers of virtual reality headsets warn they are not for young kids. samsung said its products are 13 and up and playstation recommends products for kids 12 and up. truth is, nobody knows the impact. in the meantime, what's a parent to do? >> experts say this is not one of the things you need to be really alarmed about, but just don't use for kids under 13, so that's a good general rule of thumb. >> have you fallen over using what you have? >> i have not, but i jump sometimes when playing a video game that involves it. i forget that it's not real. >> it's a good way to get a workout in, isn't it? when you're thinking. i'm just going to go back to watching us on virtual reality and see. this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for
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good morning, i'm diane macedo. good morning, i'm diane macedo. >> i'm kendis gibson. here's the headlines this morning on "world news now." hillary clinton making her first public appearance overnight since her concession speech. she acknowledged the shock and pain of her defeat, but called on supporters to never give up saying america is worth it. >> a utility worker dead after a powerful gas explosion in a small town near peoria, illinois, 11 people taken to the hospital following the blast, and the downtown area evacuated. >> five people died after fire broke out in an expensive shopping area in lima, peru. president obama and other world leaders due in lima shortly for a global summit. but president obama first stops in germany.
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merkel, and many say merkel was the closest foreign partner dug his presidency. those are some of the top stories on this thursday, november 17th. from abc news, this is "world news now." apparently they had a private dinner in the hotel last night. >> they did. >> close friends and allies as well. we start the half hour with the future president and transition going on and parade of with the completing. >> as donald trump and his team dismissed reports of turmoil, he met with henry kissinger and haley and shinzo abe. here's the latest. >> reporter: hillary clinton returns to washington, though, not in the way she originally intend.
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this past week when all i wanted to do was just to curl up with a good book or our dogs and never leave the house again. >> reporter: the former democratic presidential nominee speaking in front of the children's defense fund, the group who started her career. >> please, listen to me when i say this. america is worth it. our children are worth it. believe in our country. fight for our values. never, ever give up. >> reporter: at the same time, clinton's lead in the popular vote growing, up more than 1 million vote against donald trump. back in new york, tales of turmoil at trump tower. the president-elect and team tried to shoot down reports that the transition progress is not going well, and trump himself tweeting it's very organized, but former white house member, mike rogers, who worked on the team before being ousted, described it differently. >> there's confusion going on about chain of command from new
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this man, trump's son-in-law, confirming the team requested national security clearance for the real estate developer who has no government experience. that report not helping the president-elect dealing with concerns about conflict of interest between family businesses and his new job. one impact on trump's brand already visible. three manhattan buildings licensing his name removed it after residents protested. abc news, washington. and a new york police department and secret service meet today to figure out the best way to protect president-elect trump once he takes office. the challenge is to keep him safe in what will be the second home on the busiest street in the biggest city. without bringing downtown manhattan to a standstill. officials say they have to strike a balance between security and making sure that all new yorkers are able to get around.
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anti-trump protests across the country. rallies held at dozens of college campuses. demonstrators are calling on school administrators to protect students against any immigration action trump might take, and high schoolers in washington, d.c. area walked out of class for a third consecutive day to march through the streets. southeast deals with dozens of wildfires burning out of control. this as people in the midwest brace for the first blizzard of the season. >> reporter: atlanta, georgia, one of the cities of 30 days straight without measurable rain having a huge impact on the draught and wildfires. let's take it straight to the maps. 33 large wildfires burning in kentucky, tennessee, west virginia, and all the states highlighted on the map. people are going to the hospital because of the smoke, schools closing, and some smoke is nears places like hong kong and shanghai, china. we'll talk about this for a
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there are places that could get 12 inches of snow and 45 miles per hour gusts in the next 24 hours. abc news, new york. >> thanks to ginger. overseas, the iraqi military is making progress in the battle to reclaim mosul from isis making their way into two more neighborhoods this morning, and for the first time, the islamic state agency acknowledges that the defeat is a possibility. iraqi military commanders warn completing the operation could take several months. the minnesota police officer who shot and killed a map in a traffic shot last july is now facing criminal charges. the shooting gained national attention as the man's girlfriend streamed the aftermath live on facebook. here's the details. >> reporter: minnesota police officer seen in this video -- >> keep hands where they are. >> reporter: moments after shooting him in a traffic stop, facing criminal charges
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>> the use of deadly force by the officer was not justified. >> reporter: the county attorney made the decision after reviewing evidence including dash cam video, not public, but reportedly captured him telling him he had a gun. >> the officer said, okay. don't reach for it then. castille tried to respond, but was interrupted by the officer who said, don't pull it out. he responded. i'm not pulling it out. fired seven shots into the car. the aftermath streamed live on facebook by his girlfriend in the passenger seat. >> i told him -- >> he was getting his driver's license. oh, my god. please don't tell me he's dead. >> reporter: the death sparked protests. and accusations of racism including from minnesota's governor. >> would this have happened in the driver and passengers were
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>> reporter: the family says they are relieved that the officer is being held accountable. >> we are here in solidarity, my family and i, to support that decision. >> reporter: he is expected to turn himself in and scheduled to face a judge on friday. kendis, diane? >> thank you. operators of major international website that advertises escort services may escape pimping charges. the judge tossed them out against backpage.com sayinth are protected from third party postings. after a three-year investigation, prosecutors insist the site generates millions of dollars from the illegal sex trade and exploiting vulnerable victims. police searching for the man seen this this surveillance video running with a gun in his hand. they say in moments prior, he
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full of children. the quick thinking bus driver grabbed students stepping off the bus, locked the door, and called 911. the gunman was not aiming at the bus, but a nearby home. as millions get set to hit the road for thanksgiving, good news about kids' booster seats. tests performed by the insurance industry showed seats are safer. of the 53 boosters tested, 48 received the highest rating. the seats started being tested eight years ago, only a quarter of them earned that best rating. researchers say kids in boosters are 45% less likely to be injured in a crash than those using just seat belts. >> perhaps a seat would look great in the back of the hot, and we mean hot car. it's the sedan from lexus. >> it's sriracha red, featuring the logo, and sauce in the trunk. the car was a hit at the los angeles auto show, but it's not for sale. sorry. >> imagine if you have that car and hot sauce in the bag, swag. all right.
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troopers helping unveil the rogue 1 edition of the nissan rogue suv, only building 5,000 of them, in black or white, each numbered with a special emblem, and buyers get a replica death trooper helmet debuting in the upcoming "star wars" movie. >> what do you want more? the sriacha car? >> you just want the hot sauce. >> it's in the bag. >> the beyonce pun. >> yes. coming up, what we never knew about patrick dempsey, killed from grey's to a brief split with his wife. what's next? first, a bomb shell case, a prison sentence that a lawyer
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oil pipeline built in north dakota. a federal judge will not decide until next year whether to finish the project, setting the stage for protests at the pipeline site. ohio now, stunning trial of a lawyer found guilty of hypnotizing clients to molest them. >> the women have no memory of what happened, but he now faces more than a decade in prison. here's abc with more. >> reporter: ohio lawyer turn defendant. 59-year-old divorce attorney sentenced to 12 years in prison for hypnotizing six female clients without their consent or knowledge, and then molesting them. >> he used my trust in his position as my attorney. >> reporter: according to legal documents in 2013, one fine's clients noticed after her apointment the bra was
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the entire duration of the meetings, something that happened again and again, suspicious, she began tape recording her conversations. learning shocking details about the meeting, she says she didn't remember, that fine began to use code words to get her into a trance-like stage, and then engage in a sexually charged discussion saying things, like, at the count of three, you won't be able to control yourself. relaxation techniques. >> reporter: the first victim took the recordings to the police. when fine began the behavior again, they nabbed him. while hypnosis is a powerful therapeutic technique, there's no consensus on exactly what's possible against someone's will. >> can we make someone take their clothes off in a public place through hypnosis? the short answer is no. however, we can possibly convince them that the temperature is so hot that they
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>> reporter: now, fine pled guilty to five counts of kidnapping and one count of attempted kidnapping, all with sexual motivations. in a statement from his attorney saying he accepted responsibility for what he did wrong. >> he's been disbarred as a result understandably, and he will have to recommendation steer as a sex offender for the next 25 years. all right, coming up, lightening the mood with dr. mcdreamy. >> the baby news that patrick dempsey revealed. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. "world news now" conti after this from our abc stations.
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? ? tough year for fans of the legendary dr. mcdrooemmy abruptly killed from grey's last season. >> it's not been an easy year for the actor, himself, either, but looking forward to quite a road ahead. >> reporter: as far from llkd as you can get after his tiny
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show for a year. >> i left maine when i was about 17, and i was going to run away with the circus, auditioned for a play -- >> you were? >> i was too young, and they wouldn't let me in. >> reporter: we spent three days with him back home watching him decomp, center to help people battle cancer, a cause that's very personal to him. he lost his mother seen here in this footage from ten years ago -- >> that's what patrick does when he comes in the summer. >> reporter: to cancer in 2014. >> to be incognita. >> reporter: a whirlwind year, end of his role on grey's sparks questions why his character was killed off. the split with his wife of 17 years and talk of divorce.
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>> stop it. >> reporter: with a new movie, and enough tabloid headlines to get urn anyone's skin. >> it was remarkable, and without that success, i wouldn't be here today talking to you. >> reporter: are you happy with how it ended? >> you know, i think everybody was surprised how abrupt it was. >> reporter: he says things are good at home again with his wife and three kids. how are you doing? >> great, we're good. you can't get tardy and not work on it. good to go in, okay, what's the issue here, what's yours, how do we work on it? >> you're looking to have another baby? >> see, this is the funny thing, right, this is the funny thing when you get into these magazines, and they put these quotes out, and then it's picked up online, and then all the sudden, you're having another
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>> so what you're saying you're having two more? >> we're very triplets. i want to announce that today. >> reporter: for the record, no more babies. as for his career, that ride has taken a new path, and he says he's ready. you got that rom-com down, and do you want to shave your head and be a serial killer now? >> oh, absolutely. i'm trying to be careful. >> where do you stand on mcdreamy? tired of it? >> i don't think i can be tired of it. it will be there the rest of my life. i have to accept it. the question is, can i be known anything other than that later in life? that's the question. >> at least there's juggling to fall on. >> yes, he does. >> almost ran to join the circus. >> that's cool. there yeah. >> they are having quadruplets. >> the breaking baby news. >> cool to see him after a tough year for character and real life. >> touching moments.
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australia, a member of the crew filmed from the jet ski. the cow eventually made it to land, but get this, from there, it ran off and e evaded capture for 24 hours. >> what happened to the cow once they captured it? free forever? living happily on a farm? >> could be on the grill right about now. >> all right. moving on then. next, have you wondered what to do with the extra pennies in the house? well, a portland woman has a good idea. >> using more than 13,000 coins to renovate an old floor in her house. and she used three $50 bags of pennies with ten bottles of glue, wood filler grout, and apoxy. >> who thought glue comes into play for home renovation, but,
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this morning on "world news now" -- big decisions ahead for the presidential transition team. >> president elect trump has been meeting with some of the country's most prominent politics and he has another full schedule today. find out who is being considered for the country's biggest jobs and why. breaking news, a gas explosion in the midwest that surveillance video there showing the moment of the deadly blast. bystanders have been rushed to the hospital. we'll give you the very latest coming up. the deepening mystery behind the shocking death of the young man of connecticut found dead in a shallow grave in new jersey. see what police also found inside a luxury manhattan building that led them to a potential suspect. crying foul, supermodel kate upton is at odds with major league baseball, firing off an
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pitcher fiance was denied the cy young award. so could this usher in a change to the voting system? what is this video that we're talking about baseball? talking about baseball. >> the video is all about baseball. >> yes. it's november 13th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> just making sure everyone is awake this morning. >> wow. >> happy thursday. >> that was the highlight reel. we'll have more on that baseball story. >> just imagine if we're talking about carl's jr. what the video would be. wow. insane. >> we begin this half hour with president elect donald trump denying reports that his transition is in disarray. >> so trump is meeting today with henry kissinger, possibly to seek advice from the 93-year-old former secretary of state but also heading the trump tower today manhattan south
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whose name is being floated as a possible pick for leading the state department. >> trump sals expected to sit down with japanese prime minister shinzo abe. >> reporter: all eyes on this man, jared kushner, president elect donald trump's son-in-law. abc news confirming trump's transition team requested national security clearance for >> it's appropriate for whoever is going to get presidential rsh kushner married to ivanka trump is 35. he became a close adviser during the campaign and is now a key member of the transition team. seen here touring the white house on thursday. the revelation comes as the president elect and his team are shooting down reports the transition process is in turmoil. among those who are out, governor chris christie, a one-time trump adviser who sources say fell out of favor
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though kristy and kushner worked together for months, their history is complicated. mike rogers connected to kristy who worked on the transition team before being oised -- >> there is confusion going on about a chain of command coming out of new york. i think they need to get that settled soon. as the clock ticks, all of these decisions become more important. >> reporter: elliott cohen who the state department and said he had contact with trump's transition team, originally a never trumper, he came around to possibly working with the team but that changed quickly, writing about the experience in the washington post. a bad boss can be endured. a gaggle of them will poison all decision making. even trump allies admit it's not going as smoothly as trump describes. >> the beginning of any transition like this has turmoil because it's the nature of the process.
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decisive. >> reporter: the trump transition team still dealing with controversy surrounding the hiring of stephen bannon as chief strategist. the former head of breitbart news which published headlines, hoisted high and proud, the confederate flag proclaims a glorious heritage. >> it's great to see you guys today. >> thank you. thank you. >> reporter: tom llamas, abc news, new york. >> you can see there mitch mcconnell ignored the questions about bannon. house democrats in the meantime have asked mr. trump to rescind bannon's appointment. hiring him undermine's trump's ability to unit the country. hillary clinton is encouraging her supporters to keep working to make the country better and strojer.
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children's defense fund in washington. she acknowledged that coming to the event wasn't the easiest thing to do. everyone should stay engaged on every level. >> the divisions laid bear by this election run deep, but please listen to me when i say this, america is worth it. our children are worth it. believe in our country, fight for our values and never ever give up. >> clinton's old boss the founder of the organization calls her the people president and not to clinton's lead in the popular vote which is now more than a million votes. students are holding more anti-trump protests all across the crown tri. high schoolers in washington, d.c. or the areas surrounding it walked out of class for the third-straight day to march through the streets and rallies were held at dozens of college campuses across the country. they are calling on administrations -- breaking news from illinois
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person dead. dramatic video shows the moment blast shook the small town of canton. 11 people were taken to the hospital and are expected to survive. the person who died was a yulety worker who was called to the area about a gas leak. a two mile radius around the area was evacuated. they are trying to assess the stru at least one person was killed here as debris was scattered throughout the area. neighbors say the powerful blasts made their homes shake. a gas leak is also suspected in this case. smoke from dozens of wild fires also causing major problems with the yar quality across southern cities. charlotte, north carolina, a haze hangs over the city where officials issued a code red warning. in kentucky, a man died on
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decreased visibility. state police say 14 others were injured in the series of recks on both sides of the road. there is concern the smoke will return today as winds are expected to shift. >> some urgently needed aid has arrived in the city of mosul in iraq, which is war-torn. for the first time in two years, u.n. officials have been able to deliver about 30 days worth of emergency supplies to 15,000 children and their families. the nearly nt reclaim mosul from isis has destroyed much of the city and left more than a million people trapped with no way out. and this is the scene in dominican republic, too much rain creating wide sped flooding. mud slides washing away roads, cutting off some communities, around 20,000 people evacuated from their homes, mostly along the country's north coast and the forecast isn't helping. rain will continue there through tomorrow. we're now learning chilling
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lockdown at oklahoma city's main airport. police say they believe the attack was premeditated and that the gunman waited inside a parking garage for nearly four hours before opening fire. abc's lauren lyster has more. >> reporter: operations getting back to normal at oklahoma city's airport after tuesday's deadly shooting that grounded planes and had travelers sheltering in place. >> they ransacked the airport. they have some situation going on here. >> reporter: around 1:00 p.m. shots fired in the parking lot. >> victim has been shot on the sidewalk outside the airport. >> reporter: passengers stranded on plans for hours. police in tactical gear search for the shooter, going car to car for nearly three hours and then -- >> suspect was located. deceased with an apparent gunshot wound to the head. >> reporter: the suspected gunman identified as lloyd dean buie. he worked at this airport. the airline reporting he showed
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influence at alcohol at work one day in 2015. asking him to be tested. instead he resigned. >> it is possible that the suspect acted in retaliation against the circumstances leading up to his resignation. we know his intentions were to go to the airport and hurt someone. >> reporter: that victim, southwest airlines employee michael winchester. the 52-year-old son james a pro football player with the kansas city chiefs. >> james is with his family now, where he needs to be. and when he comes back, back. lots of prayers, everything go out to he and his family. >> reporter: police report the victim was not the suspect's supervisor and they don't know at this point if he was the gunman's intended target. kendis and diane? >> our thanks to lauren in los angeles. to baseball's awards parade continues with honors for the best pitchers. max scherzer of my washington nationals easily winning the national league cy young award and well deserved there. he is the sixth pitcher to win
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and boston's rick porcello took the cy young in the american league, he had the most wins in baseball with 22, but there's a little bit of controversy because he didn't get the most first place votes from baseball writers. >> that's right. those first place votes actually went to justin verlander of the tigers, and his fiance supermodel kate upton clearly thought he was robbed. she launched a flurry of tweets to express her anger, at one point telling porcello bluntly rather you didn't >> and then there was this, upton saying, hey, major league baseball, i thought i was the only person allowed to blank justin verlander. >> she feels pretty strongly about this. now here is the deal -- porcello won 137 total points, verlander only got 132. he did get the most first place votes from the writers, it wasn't enough to cancel out the number of wins that porcello has. >> so confusing. >> closest cy young award since
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you want to know who lost in that one -- justin verlander. >> see he has been robbed again. >> he won in 2011 unanimously, though. >> one thing to point out, though, so sports illustrated, guess who had the more covers out of verlander, porcello -- >> upton. >> kate upton had the most covers out of all three of them. >> it's all about baseball. >> more covers to verlander's three, porcello, zero. coming up, some alarming finds for new homeowners. >> after plunking dow for a brand new home, imagine having nothing but problems after that. abc investigation coming up a little later. get ready to break out the eggnog, those christmas sweaters are back. this time they have their own store. hallelujah. >> we promise to share our own ugly holiday outfits with you on instagram, abcwnnn.
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the faa is investigating after a hot air balloon made a hard landing in philadelphia. the basket hit the ground before being dragged across the grass and lifted briefly again into the air before finally crashing to a halt on its side. no one was injured. the pilot insisted it was a perfect landing. further east, there are new developments in a murder mystery that now spans three states.
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last seen with friends in an upscale manhattan apartment building over the weekend has now been found in a shallow grave in new jersey. abc's linsey davis has the latest. >> reporter: police questioning a man after a mysterious murder in manhattan. investigators scouring this apartment building for clues surrounding the disappearance of joseph. police say the 26-year-old left his home in stanford, connecticut saturday night going with several friends to an upscale building. when the friends left, they say joseph willing s >> to hear what potentially may have happened is scary. >> reporter: a gruesome discovery in a wooded area 50 miles south of the new jersey shore. investigators finding what they believe is his body buried in a shallow grave. outside the manhattan apartment, forensic crews seize possible evidence including one of the building's luggage carts with bloodstains. they are examining a surveillance video showing a
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the luggage cart. >> there was a few units here, you know, scouring the garbage, the lobby. >> reporter: and building employee told detectives that the same tenant asked about the surveillance system. the resident from the building bind me being questioned by police is 25-year-old james, he is currently being held on an unrelated charge. linsey davis, abc news, new york. coming up in our next half hour, why it may be better for young children to have moms who work outside of the home. what we're finding out from a new study about why the children off than those of stay at home moms. but first, new home nightmares. hear from homeowners across the country who say they dished out all this money for their new homes only to get problems and defects in return. brian ross investigates. "world >> announcer: "world news now"
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? welcome to my house, baby take control now ? ? we don't have to slow down, we have to go out ? ? welcome to my house ? >> you love that song. >> i do. buying a new house is the most exciting moments in your life, but for some american families the excitement has been short lived. >> as you know, it's the midst of a building boom, and homeowners spending hundreds of thousands of dollars are finding what they say is poor workmanship and turning their brian ross investigates. >> reporter: in suburban washington, d.c., the owner of this new home has a hole in the foundation and a snake that moved in underneath. >> up and down you hear the same kind of thing? >> reporter: people in this new subdivision in virginia say their great-looking houses on the outside are full of defects on the inside. >> it's the most expensive purchase we make. >> reporter: in one subdivision after another -- >> water starts here, travels
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>> reporter: our investigation found homeowners claiming shotty construction. >> settlement cracks, nail pops, paint issues, issues with the flooring. >> reporter: with big well-known builders often slow or refusing to fix the problems, big and small. >> you continue living in something that no one can give you answers for, no one will fix it. this is our house. this is where we live. we had to walk away from it. >> reporter: what they all had was a bad case of new home heart break. >> look at that. >> typical of the homes built for sale, not built to last. >> reporter: something these two men sort of the sherlock holmes and watson of new home construction say they see far too often. >> you see the crack. >> reporter: the industry trade group says unhappy homeowners are in the minority and that americans have expectations that are just too high. >> the american consumer expects a perfect home. there's no such thing as a perfect home. >> reporter: yet documents show the home builders, including the
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a year to deal with construction defect claims. horton calling it the ordinary course of business. >> i think the quality of houses being built is as good as it's ever been, better. >> better than ever? >> yes, sir. >> are they shotty? >> i say no. >> reporter: again and again, it was only after the builders knew abc news or one of our stations was on the case that repair crews finally showed up. the bulldozer to redo the draining system alabama didn't show up until after abc news started to ask questions. >> it's only because abc news is here. or they would not have fixed it. >> reporter: in indiana, it was only after wrtv got involved that the builders sent an executive to check out roofing and drainagish shies. >> this is how we knew it was leaking. >> reporter: outside houston, the builder dr horton offered to buy this house back after our station ktrk began to investigate a homeowner's complaints of defects and
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>> they were not even moving until you guys got involved. >> spend all this money for a
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introducing megared advanced 4in1... just one softgel delivers mega support. ? time for your thursday morning mix. we'll start with a little piece of art, it might be pricey, though. so this is a monette. it is 1891. it was oth guess how much this went for? >> $10 million. >> it's pretty, come on. it's monet. it's not monet. if that it would get $10 million. >> $30 million. >> so the canvas, bidding war that took place for 14 minutes. $81.4 million. >> wow.
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in 1999 for $11.9 million, but, you know, inflation. >> then you look at it up close it's all messed up. >> that's true, it is a monet. pretty from afar but -- christmas sweater, uglier the better. we're fans. i thought the biggest fans of ugly christmas sweater, but we've been outdone by a man in dallas opening his shop dedicated solely to ugly sweaters. he used to sell vintage clothing from a bus, starting with sweaters, acquiring little by little, and they always sold out, so now pop-up shop, all christmas sweaters, business is going well. the slogan? come get ugly. >> i don't believe it. are you sure he just didn't put a sign up over the goodwill store? >> it does look very familiar i will say.
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sure you can get all of those. but great idea. brilliant idea with the popup. you know, we all strive for the best photo with our babe or whatever the kids call it these days, you know, whatever pb so, you know. so elaine and her boyfriend, a beautiful picture, all smiles. >> yes. looking great. >> they are happy. >> what's wrong with it? >> until they kind of slipped on that one? >> oh. uh-oh. >> and ended up -- -- >> oh, no! >> in the fountain. >> down goes dino! >> yes. >> not according to plan. >> i should point out, so they spent the rest of the afternoon trying to find nino. now to a cute video. really doesn't need much explanation. see that dog in the back? not a dog, ladies and gentlemen. that's a pig. she's grown up around dogs since she was six weeks old, and she
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making news in america this morning, hillary clinton makes her first speech since her concession. see the moment that got her choked up and the message for her supporters. plus, president-elect donald trump has some high-level meetings today as he fights back on his transition team. breaking overnight, a massive explosion rocking a city's downtown. surveillance video showing store windows getting blown out and the debris covering an american street. millions of people are bracing for the first major snowstorm. see where blizzard-like conditions are expected, plus the drought in the southeast still fueling dozens of wildfires. and caught on camera a hot air balloon's hard landings and witnesses jumping into action keeping the situation from

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