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it's a similar conversation had at trump tower today between the giants of tech. >> i bet they were discussing the high-tech game. >> donald trump met with a dozen or so tech executives, and you can see there at trump tower, encouraging innovation which many of them had feared he would undermine. trump's three oldest children were in the meeting, again, blurring the line between the family's personal and professional lives. here's more nowro >> reporter: trump tower turning into silicon valley, the president-elect, summoning the leaders of amazon, google, facebook, paypal, and apple, some of whom publicly supported hillary clinton. >> we're going to be there for you. you'll call my people, call me, doesn't make a difference. there's no formal chain of command around here. >> reporter: as trump welcomed tech leaders, he's also defending his pick for secretary of state, rex tillerson, amid
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close with vladimir putin. >> rex is friendly with many of the leaders in the world we don't get along with. some people don't like that. that's why i'm doing the deal with rex because i like what it's about. >> reporter: apparently, so does russia. tv newscasts there reporting there are few americans who have such good relations with the russian president. the relationship built during tillerson's years as the ceo of exxon mobil, one commentator saying, tillerson's nomination is, quote, some kind of christmas gift from the american people to the russian people. putin, himself, sounding eager to meet trump face-to-face saying, quote, we're ready at any moment here. from our side, there are no problems. tillerson now bracing for what could be a challenging confirmation hearing. it takes three republicans to block his nomination.
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comments, tillerson saying he made it clear to foreign governments, his focus was not on american interests, but exxon mobil's interest. >> i'm not here to represent the united states' government interests, not here to defend or criticize it. that's not what i do. i'm a businessman. >> reporter: trump's decision means for the first time in 24 years, there are no women or minorities in the top four cabinet positions. and millionaires and billionaires named to the administration so far. more news from the transition team, donald trump just this weekend had been down playing the presidential classified briefings he was receiving, saying he's a smart person and doesn't have to hear the same thing every day. on average, he was receiving one a week, but that's changing. now this week, he'll receive three every week. we asked the team why, they said they are just changing protocol. tom llamas, abc news, new york.
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away, organizers are planning every moment. hundreds of workers took part in a day long rehearsal using a floor map of washington, d.c. to see how the festivities play out. we know "america's got talent" star will sing the national anthem. the trump team calls the 16-year-old soprano an ins inspiins inspiration for all americans. 24 hours after falling apart, a cease fire is back on in aleppo, thousands of civilians trapped without food, water, or medicines starts this morning. opposition fighters will be al allowed to leave the war-ravaged city. those remaining have detailed horrific conditions, including execution of women and children. helpless citizens, doctors, and activists begging for help, and the heart breaking pleas from the youngest residents, and many will not survive the carnage
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officials are trying to down play a comment from the philippine's president saying he use to kill suspected criminals. he said he personally shot suspects when he was the mayor to show police they should do the same. the justice minister says he exaggerated to get the message across. he's been widely criticized for the brutal crackdown on illegal drugs that led to the deaths of more than 2,000 suspects. for the second time in months, yahoo! reveals it's been victimized by a massive attack. more than 1 billion accounts were breached. it took place in august 2013, a year before 500 millioning accos were hacked. the source of the incident has not been identified so far. they are urged to change passwords and security questions. in south carolina, closing arguments expected in a church
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nine people in the church last year. attorneys rested their case yesterday without calling witnesses. meanwhile, the final witness for the prosecution is polly shepherd, one of three survivors from the shooting. jurors heard the emotional 911 call. >> did you see him at all? yes. he's a young 21-year-old white dude. he's got it in his hand. he's reloading. how many shots fired? >> i don't know. so many. >> jurors were shown home video backyard with the same gun he allegedly used in the rampage. if found guilty, jurors have to decide whether to sentence him to death. in connecticut, ceremonies held to mark the 40 anniversary of the sandy hook elementary school shooting. there was a moment of silence and flags flown at half staff across the state. 20 children and six educators killed by a 20-year-old gunman who then killed himself.
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morning. wind chill alerts out from north dakota to maine. this video from buffalo this morning where you can see there's a bit of a thunder and lightning show on display as well as blowing snow. take a look at these morning lows. 0 in chicago. 11 in pittsburgh. 26 in new york city. 15 in st. louis. west coast is dealing with rain and snow. in oregon, thousands of children stranded at school either because of the busses or parents were stuck in traffic. the federal reserve raised a key interest rate. the increase means slightly higher costs for mortgages and credit cards. the fed projected three more increases next year. stocks had the worst day in two months following that announcement. and amazon's drone delivery has liftoff in time for the busy holiday shopping season. the company shared video of the first drone delivery including a bag of popcorn and a video streaming device. the test run took 13 minutes and
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u.k. more than a few towns have that one guy, that one guy whose outdoor christmas light display puts everyone else to shame. >> if i live the in the 'burbs, i'd be that guy. some tried to get into the battle, right? compete house to house. >> yes. >> then there's this house in detroit. that family on the left put out the white flag saying ditto with the arrow where the n they were going to be more elaborate, but couldn't compete and figure, why waste the time. >> for the record, the woman who has the sign said it took four hours to make that sign, so they did put in some work into it. >> four hours. >> four hours? >> four hours. >> i mean, did she create the lights from scratch? filament and wires? >> exactly. >> okay. that one confuses me.
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to ditto heads, rush limbaugh may get a run for his money from the hot young conservative talk show host with a viral following. why she's inflaming passion on both sides of the aisle. the scene from the other side of the world, this firefighter sneaking up behind a suicidal man on a rooftop. how it ended. check out the behind the scene pictures on instagram, abcwnn. now." " ucks in a row. to learn about medicare, and the options you have. you see, medicare doesn't cover everything - only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so if 65 is around the corner, think about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan,
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firefighters saved a man who was about to jump from the rooftop of a 30-story building. what was a harrowing rescue in china. the man threatened to commit suicide due to relationship problem. while friends and others were a distractions, the pulled him to safety. >> oh. risky. >> yeah. but it worked. >> all right. meanwhile in florida, a murder for hire trial ended in mistrial. >> it gained notoriety on "cops" and it was the seconds attempt to try a woman for allegedly attempting to hire a hitman to kill her newlywed husband. here's the latest. >> i must declare a mistrial.
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murder-for-hire case when after nine hours of deliberations, the jury in west palm beach, florida came back split. >> there were three votes for guilty and three votes for not guilty. >> reporter: the state attorney vowing to try yet again to prove she hired an undercover officer posing as a hitman in 2009 to kill her newlywed husband. >> like, 5,000% sure. >> reporter: arguing the videos in this case speak for themselves, but defense claimed this clip was staged by the police department to impress the crew of the tv show, "cops." >> is your husband michael? sorry to tell you, ma'am, he's been killed. >> reporter: maintaining she was going along with what she believed was part of the show as she told us in december. >> that was the purpose of it. >> you were acting in the tapes? >> yes. >> the reality is she attempted
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>> reporter: in 2011, she was convicted after solicitation to commit first degree murder, but that verdict was thrown out on appeal. now the 34-year-old is preparing tor tried for a third time. >> what we're focusing on is how we can better bolster our message and get that out there in round three. >> reporter: the state attorney says the trial begins as soon as possible. meanwhile, she's scheduled to be back in court in three weeks for a status check. kendis, diane? in the next half hour, the growing debate among new parents, should you sleep train your baby? opponents says training is nothing more than the cry it out method of just ignoring the baby's screams. first, she's the young conservative fire brand who's lighting up the internal. in 24-year-old is a rising star and feeling passioned across the political spectrum. "world news now" continues
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talk about millennials shaking up the old guard, you might say, using technology to get to stardom. >> just two years ago, tommy was hosting a tv show on her college campus, and now she's a rising star of conservative media with controversial ideas and audience that rival cable tv channels. we're up all nightline with abc's david wright. >> reporter: lauren hosts her own show on glenn beck's the blaze, the final thoughts from the show that made a splash. >> i'm sick and tired of the failing mainstream media and democratic party blaming fake news for the election of donald trump. >> reporter: posted daily to facebook, aiming ing at pop sta
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>> wouldn't it be nice if obama was concerned with our soldiers and marines overseas as he seems about about transgenders where they take a [ bleep ]. kaepernick, final thoughts for you, bud. >> reporter: many taking down kaepernick than tuning in to all cable news channel in an entire month, 66 million and counting, proudly politically incredibility and pro-trump and trevor noah invited her on the daily show two weeks ago. >> i'm in the lion's den, trevor. >> is that an african thing, no. >> watching that he was not gentlemanly. >> yeah. i think so. you know, he was rude. kind of a jerk. true diversity is diversity of thought, not color. i don't see color. i voted for hillary clinton, and she's white as she come. >> reporter: held her on on the
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american like that. >> reporter: she does in most things. >> i had a lot of great opportunities i've seized, but don't think i didn't work my butt off to get where i am. >> reporter: your age, just for a minute. when you were old enough to vote, obama was already president. >> yeah. romney 2012. >> have you travelled? >> never been outside of the united states, not that i don't want to, but i've busted my butt to get whe >> reporter: she does the heavy lifting herself. >> i didn't grow up in a traditional legacy mia situation where you have producers and writers and a full staff. >> reporter: she insists she's not a journalist, but a commentator, and she showed us how she looked at multiple sources before forming opinions. >> twitter is a resource, i see what people are talking about and tweeting about, and i go and look at three or four articles
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may millennial brain works. >> lazy as you can be. she's in authority now. if you want to play the game, do your homework, not just rejournal at a time things you read on twitter. >> do you see her as a racist? >> not necessarily being a race ist, but ignoring racial implications. >> reporter: the test comes after president trump takes office. is she a mouthpiece or hold his feet to the fire? you're a political commentator. do you tough? >> hold me to that. hold me to that. please, hold me to that. there's so many americans depending on him. >> reporter: just as there are millions upon millions watching her in a very real way, the mainstream media. nightline in dallas, david wright. coming up, why the so-called man flu apparently really is a thing. >> and the woman who tried to go for a month without throwing
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time for the mix starting off with one, i think, the gentleman might enjoy, a new study out of the university of london is claiming that viruses hit men harder than women. >> we just whine about it more. >> i agree with that. they say some infectious diseases may evolve to be more harmful for men than women in order to protect. did you look at it? >> i looked, but that's not what i was looking at.
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study. i wonder how many men conducted it trying to make excuses -- >> it's true the we get sick more than women. >> you just complain about it. >> yes, and we're ignored. fighting off -- >> i'm dying back here. holy cow! >> jack's had the swine flu since the '80s. >> sweats. chills. >> speaking of chills, and amazing moment here. the world competition for rock, paper scissors taking place overseas in japan. actually, we'll get to that in a second. this woman -- i got distracted. a woman who lived trash free for 30 days. >> how? >> well, she used a lot of -- she -- most americans have 23 pounds of trash a day.
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packaged foods, used a lot of compost in order to reduce the waste, and at the end of the day, her trash or end of the month, this is it, the trash fit into a small mason jar including some floss. >> good for her. more important decisions in life. rock, paper, or scissors. check it out in japan. >> i was getting to it. >> every year, japanese hold this tournament. is 100,000 members compete to be single, and this was the final moment -- >> oh, my god. talk about the agony of the hands. >> you say never go rock? >> never go rock first. >> why? >> assume the other person's going to go rock first. >> ready? >> yeah. >> i had a feeling that was going to happen. >> you all right over there?
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>> everything okay in there.
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this morning, a billion accounts breached, another hacking, what you need to know about your e e-mail as notifications are sent out today. half the nation waking up to brutally cold temperatures and snow and whiteout conditions forced emergency rescue in the brings snow and rain. the forecast is just ahead. new this half hour, two sisters meeting each other for the first time. >> conjoined twins finally see each other face to face. the video that warmed even kendis's cold heart. >> what do eight of the top ten sexiest men in the world have in common. once considered sloppy, it's the hipster fad that refuses to die. the answer ahead in the skinny,
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"world news now." >> can i just talk politics for a quick second here? because we had something that really divided the country over the last 24 hours. whether who is hotter, ryan gosling or ryan reynolds, and you'll recall it was brought up last night at this time. the people have spoken. 58% shows reynolds. >> i order a recount! >> 58% reynolds. >> impossible. >> we did a survey. >> absolutely impossible. i'm getting jill stein on this immediately. >> for a recount. we'll get to, not that, later on this half hour, but we have to talk about yahoo! because at this hour, they are in damage control mode announcing details of what is another massive cyber attack. >> 1 billion accounts compromised making it the worst
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it's larger and different than an attack back in 2014 when 500 million accounts were compromised. the company is now urging users to take precautions. rebecca jarvis has more. more than a billion yahoo! accounts hacked. the tech giant revealing a third party stole massive amounts of user data in 2013 including names, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, date of birth, and security questions and answers. this is the second time this year yahoo! has announce a significant breach. in september, the company disclosing a separate incident involving 500 million user accounts. yahoo! telling abc news, they are notifying potentially affected users and have taken steps to secure their accounts, including requiring users to change their passwords. the fbi says they are aware and in contact with yahoo!. that notification process has
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not even be aware if they were part of the attack. yahoo! recommends anyone with a yahoo! e-mail address should immediately change their password and security question and beware of suspicious e-mails. abc news, new york. rebecca, thank you. the security breach may hurt verizon's huge deal to purchase yahoo!. earlier this year, the communications giant agreed to purchase yahoo! for billion. verizon says they are ree reevaluating that deal that has not been finalize. they are leaving all options oven the table including renegotiating the price or even walking away. turning overseas now. a cease fire deal is back on in aleppo hours after it collapsed. evacuation of thousands are expected today. they have been posting messages for help. rebel forces will also be removed from the city. the original cease fire brokered
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incoming trump administration said a questionnaire sent to the energy department was not authorized. blaming it on a staffer who did not go by standard protocol. the agency refused to fill out the form in effort to protect employees who may be targeted because of their work on climate change. abc's brian ross has more. >> reporter: at the department of energy, may be target of a witch hunt who repeatedly insisted climate change is a scam. >> it's a hoax, a money making industry, okay. the whole thing is crazy. >> reporter: the concerns among scientists came to a head when the trump team sent a list of 74 questions to the department of energy, in particular, question 27, asking for the names of all employees who have attended meetings about climate change or the social cost of carbon. >> they are scared. they are concerned about the ability to carry out their duties, their work, their research with integrity, but
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>> reporter: in a show of device, the obama energy department said it received significant feedback from our work force, adding we'll be forthcoming with all publicly available information. we will not be providing any individual names. all this comes as the president-elect announced the nomination of former texas governor rick perry to become secretary of energy. famously could not remember the when it was one of the three cabinet agencies he wanted to eliminate. >> i can't, the third one i can't, sorry. >> reporter: perry takes over in office now held by a nuclear physicist. this week in a group led by environmentalists in san francisco, there's outrage by what's happening. >> the communities are under attack. >> reporter: environmentallyists held out hope for trump after the president-elect met with
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dicaprio. >> climate change is real and happening right now. >> reporter: a trump transition official continued public assault on established science. >> there was overwhelming science the earth was flat and overwhelming -- >> you learn over time. >> 100%, you know, we get a lot of things wrong in the scientific community. >> reporter: the transition team says the questionnaire was not authorized and the person who i won't say if the questionnaire will be withdrawn. brian ross, abc news, new york. >> thank you. the justice department will set a formal review of the st. anthony police department where a black motorist was fatally shot by a police officer in july in a traffic stop. the attorney for the officerment charges drop. they claim he was negligent in his own death and high on marijuana at the time of the shooting. it was streamed live on
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a muslim-american who said she was harassed by donald trump's quarters alleged made up the account. three men attacked her and tried to pull her hijab screaming donald trump. police say she lied about being atacted and recanted the story and charged with filing a false report. a city in oregon brought to a standstill yesterday after a rare snowstorm. thousands of commuters who tried to leave worrl found themselves stranded for hours. this school bus sliding down a snow covered street. >> wow. >> south of portland, an avalanche closed a major highway. in the midwest, whiteout conditions made travel very dangerous, and in upstate new york, two hikers rescued after spending two days on one of the highest peaks in the
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>> lucky. we brace for more heavy rain and snow. >> diane, kendis, thanks, good morning to you as well. we're tracking a big system in the west coast, heavy soaking rains, flooding on the i-5 and a feet of snow out over i-80. the passes are going to be nearly impassable. snow is going to spread out over the plain states, substantial amounts approaching a in the in the upper midwest and eventually slick travel takes shape in the northeast. diane, kendis, back to you. >> thanks. the cdc issues a travel warning for the city in texas. a federal health officials say pregnant women should consider postponing travel to brownsville because of mosquitos and zika. five cases of infection recently diagnosed in people living near each other in the city located on the state's border with
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a disneyland institution reaches a milestone this year, and we're not talking about the attractions. >> no, but the employees. this is oscar ma tee necessary, coming up on 60 years in disneyland, started in 1956, the year after it opened. he's 81. he's the theme park's oldest employee. he works at the carnation cafe and started as a busboy there, and now he cooks up food for thousands of people every year. >> at 81, that's very, very good. >> still working. coming up, growing controversy among new parents. >> should you sleep train your child if they refuse to fall asleep? one mother did it, and she said it's the best money she ever spent and hired a sleep trainer. >> big news, we're hearing this morning from olympic swimmer ryan lochte. can you guess what it is? that story in the skinny. you're watching "world news now."
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take a look at this touching moment inside a california hospital. two formally conjoined twins meet for the first time since separation surgery last week. eva and erica shared a bladder, liver, parts of the digestive system and a third leg. doctors say they are recovering well, breathing well, and even sharing toys. >> yes, they are. although i think the one on the they will smile on the faces and
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>> among the hardest things for a new parent to hear are the unrelenting cries of the children who can't fall asleep at night. >> some hire sleep trainers, critics say it's no more than letting them cry it out, but the question is, is it a good idea? >> reporter: working mom of two, katie, calls it the best money i've ever spent, paying someone else hundreds of dollars to sleep train her three month old baby. >> since we planned on hiring a sleep trainer, and we had a night away, we thought, you know, why not save myself the heart ache. >> reporter: online article, the 34-year-old real estate agent featured on hgtv's selling los angeles -- >> wow, look at this. >> great. >> reporter: at $30 an hour, bringing a professional in to manage the process was a no-brainer, planning a get away to a luxury california spa and resort because i didn't want to be in earshot of beau's weeping.
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ourselves rather than dwelling on what was taking place at home. >> i was so nervous. i kept trying to come up with reasons why he was ready to do it yet. >> reporter: sleep training babies can be a controversial issue. >> it's not that black and white. often it's a blend of methods depending on the baby and patients. >> reporter: sharing thousands of times with many commenting, one writing, this is so selfish. another saying, if a woman doesn't have time to be a parent, she shouldn't have kids. but many came to her defense. writing, it helped put him on a schedule, and i'm all for making home life happy and rested for both parents.
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people who sleep train, but for me, as a working mom of two, it's something i felt strongly about. >> reporter: what's right for one family is not right for another family. >> reporter: abc news, new york. and some people are hiring trainers as well, and other parents do it themselves. guide books on how to sleep train kids, and many give it a go. >> i mean, it's not just kids, though. adults too. >> i could cry it out method and hope it works. when we come back, the-time olympic about to become a dad. >> and the one thing teight of the ten of the world's sexiest men have in common including jack, actually. what is it? >> huh. the skinny's next. "world news now" continues
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all right. time for the skinny starting with celebrity baby news. all right. time for the skinny starting with celebrity baby news. ryan lochte has 12 gold medals, and now expecting his first child. >> talk about he's got some swimmers. the olympic swimmer announced on instagram his fiance -- >> nice one. >> sorry. is pregnant with their first child. he wrote, my gift came early this year, i can't wait for next year, best news i've ever received, #cloudnine. >> he announced the engagement
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they are reportedly planning to get married in august or september. >> so lochte had a resur jans in popularity, on "dancing with the stars" after a run-in with locals in a gas station in rio and under fire for exaggerating the story a little bit. next to a quiz. what do eight of the world's ten sexiest men have in common? >> the terrible jowl? jack has it as well. >> i'm going with no. >> it's the scruff. facial hair on men is -- >> is that the sexy look? did you practice that in the mirror, jack. >> do that sexy look one more
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oh, hey, ladies. the eyebrows. >> facial hair on men is really and truly officially a thing. more than half of the men in "glamour" magazine for 2017 have some sort of facial hair, and eight out of ten sport beards. >> topping the list, 50 shades of gray's heart throb admitted without a beard his face looks, >> at no. 2, there's jamie not looking like a thumb to be clear. >> looking good. >> there's turner. rounding out the top five, robert pattonson, james mcavoy. any scruff there? luke evans? a beard? a mustache? considered -- >> a little on the cheeks, too. >> oh. >> on the chin. >> glowing it out. >> growing it out, yeah. >> that was the start of movember. >> only men in the top ten who are clean shaven, magic mike
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>> okay. >> well, jack adds to the list later on. >> men can be sexy clean shaven too. >> exactly. so can some women. >> yeah. >> facial growth. >> speaking of sexy men, keith urban will not be seeing a lot, or perhaps any presents under the tree this year. >> so on the tour promoting the new movie, nicole kidman, his wife, revealed she's not getting her husband any gifts this year. not a one. >> yeahment the oscar winning actress says they choose not to season. she said, however, that he'll get a kiss. >> that's a little something. admitting her two daughters want american girl dolls for christmas and candy, and joked they just want, want, want, want, so she's encouraging them to think of others instead letting them choose a charity to donate to. >> i like the idea. >> yeah. >> good concept. they have a lot of money.
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>> probably get a lot of gifts throughout the year. >> i think so too. i'm still looking at jack. er. easy booger man. take mucinex dm. it'll take care of your cough. fine! i'll text you in 4 hours when your cough returns. one pill lasts 12 hours, so... looks like i'm good all night! ah! david, please, listen. still not coughing. not fair you guys! waffles are my favorite! ah! some cough medicines but just one mucinex lasts 12 hours. start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. ? approaching medicare eligibility?
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what is hill climb racing 2. >> 2. >> the sequel. >> there was a first one. >> telling you, there's no original ideas anymore. >> all right. if you get bored of the top apps, you want to check out a movie this weekend, there's one that's very exciting. >> we tried to keep it a secret around here at disney. because we own the franchise of star wars, but tomorrow's much anticipated opening of star wars, expected to be the biggest december opening ever. here's lauren lyster. >> reporter: rogue one landing
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with a fresh take on what everyone loves. heros are not skywalkers, jedi or royalty, but a scrappy team of royal recruits. >> there's a lot of surprises in the film. >> reporter: and for filmmakers of this one, a special effects challenge, making digital models of models built 30 years ago taking place before the 1977 film. remember this classic opening explaining rebels, steel secret plan to the death star. >> i want to know what happened to the plan. >> reporter: those plans helping luke skywalker and pals blow it to smithereens. turns out, luke and the friends had the rogue one team of rebels.
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get to know the world of "star wars," the universe of "star wars," and the rebels expected to drop the second biggest opening of all time after last year. that brought in $2.1 billion worldwide. box office expectations are lower phenomenon this. partly because of the different cast of characters. no hans solo or sky walker, but an appearance from the notorious villain, darth vader. abc news, los angeles. >> finally, we understand what is going on. now i understand. but she killed it for me. i know there's a higher plot. >> no, it's just the beginning. >> more surprises, yes. >> we'll have a review tomorrow. in insomniac theater. plenty of people are raving about it. >> practicing the force. this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for
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good morning, i'm diane macedo. >> i'm kendis gibson. here's the headlines we're following. millions of americans face plunging temperatures and dangerous windchills in the midwest. the bone-chilling cold headed to the northeast with temperatures at record lows. closing arguments expected today. dylan roof crg year. the defense rested without calling any witnesses. >> unbelievable numbers this morning, 1 billion, that's how many customers' accounts from yahoo! says were compromised by massive security breach. the hack took place the year before another intrusion that impacted half a million accounts. more details ahead. president obama promises to be part of one of his signature
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life. speaking at a summit, he called on adults to mentor young people. those are just some of the top stories on this december 15th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good thursday morning, everyone. we start the half hour with a dangerous cold that's gripping much of the nation including whiteout conditions and arctic cold in cities like buffalo, new york. drivers are warned to stay off the road and classes cancelled also in new york, two hikers were rescued after spending two days on one of the highest peaks in the adirondacks. >> in milwaukee, emergency centers are open so homeless people can get out of the cold. temperatures are expected to be 0 or below overnight. and drivers in portland, oregon face a dicey commute after a rare snowstorm paralyzed the city. this school bus you see there sliding down the snowy street. thousands of children were
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make it. >> wow. really tough. be awear of the wind chill outside. it makes it feel colder. >> it's been several years that these cities dealt with this sort of cold. >> bundle up, justin povick has more on what to expect from the forecast. >> thanks, good morning to you as well. a big system impacking the west coast with heavy rain and feet of snow above 8,000 feet. big travel impacts on the i-5, and this works across the country as the weekend. look at the substantial snow amounts spanning from the rockies all the way into the upper midwest. we got to talk about the northeast for today. it is going to be brutal as
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diane, kendis, back to you. >> justin, thank you. evacuation of civilians trapped in aleppo is underway this morning. roberts in syria say convoys are on the move now after a cease fire that fell apart wednesday morning was restored hours later. civilians have been trapped in the city with no food, water, some are also in need of medical attention. evacuation is expected to take several days. we have breaking news now. president obama has unexpectedly declined to sign legislation to the bill becomes law even without the president's signature. the obama administration point out that iran would not be affected by the sanctions as long as it continues to honor the nuclear deal, but they were concerned that the renewal would undermine the agreement. biggest names in technology agreed to quarterly meets with donald trump. executives from facebook and amazon as well as apple sat down with the president-elect to
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innovation to immigration. many of them had supported hillary clinton, but the president-elect offered to do anything he could to help. amazon's jeff bezos said he found the meeting to be very productive. trump tapped michigan chair to lead the republican national committee. mcdaniel is mitt romney's niece and a trump support. she would be the first woman to chair the rnc in 40 years. she replaces to become the chief of staff. members of a colorado school district will be armed. the hanover school board approved a plan last night to allow trained faculty and staff members to carry concealed handguns in school. supporters say the plan could save lives. opponents worry it puts students at higher risk. closing arguments slated to start today in the charleston church shooting. dylan roof charged with killing nine black church goers after joining them for bible study. hi faces the death penalty if
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dead, i think, oh, my god. >> reporter: chilling calls revealed in a charleston courtroom describing the horror after dylan roof allegedly opened fire on a bible study after entering the historic church killing nine worshippers. >> did you see him at all? >> yes, he's a young 21-year-old white dude. he's got it in his hand. he's reloading. >> how many shots has h >> i don't know, there's so many. oh, god, please help me. >> reporter: she made the calls, telling jurors that roof spared her life so she could tell the story. roof laughed it off and in the fbi confession. >> do you remember telling the lady i'm going to let you live so you can tell my story? >> yeah, i remember saying that. >> reporter: telling the interrogators he was determined to kill black people. >> i thought about going to a black festival or something like that, but you got security so you got to wait for the day and
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are ready. >> do you have any remorse? >> i think it's too soon. >> reporter: prosecutors say roof planned the attack for months, scouting several other black churches and target practicing in his backyard, using the same .45 glock he's accused of using in the methodist church. the brother of one of theflecti. >> over thst like. >> reporter: lauren lyster, los angeles. >> lauren, thank you. oklahoma city police department wrapped up its investigation of a deadly workplace shooting at the airport. this was the attack in november. southwest airline employee winchester was shot with a rifle while walking on the sidewalk. the shooter died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound a short time later. as the clock ticks down on president obama's time in office, the white house is trying to protect planned
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rule blocking states from restricting funds to family planning providers like planned parenthood. abortion opponents said they'll seek to reverse the rule under donald trump. it takes effect january 18th, two days before trump takes office. apparently green christmas trees, they are so last year. wayfair says trees in nontraditional colors are the new hot items. this year's popular shades? baby blue, hot pink, and orange are popular. they say sales of colors other than green are up 300%. the company is also doing a half christmas tree this year. >> okay. >> they are cut in half from top to bottom to make it easier to put against a wall. >> that's brilliant. that part. the colored ones? >> looks like the tree is coming out of the wall or escaping. >> saves you from decorating the
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so forget being the city of brotherly love and sisterly affection. a new survey reveals philadelphia is the city of love, period. yeah. >> really? >> yeah. >> okay. pure romance, a company that makes what it calls relationship enhancement products used sales numbers to determine filly as the nation's sexiest city. it took over the top spot from washington, d.c. the capital held the title for two years. >> then i moved to new york, and it no longer became the sexiest city in the country. >> oh, i see, that was the game changer. >> no. 2 on the list, can you guess what it was? >> seattle? >> no. >> oh, that's not a city. >> detroit. >> detroit was no. 2. >> detroit, no. 2? >> yeah. a lot of the top five cities were in cold temperatures. like minneapolis, new york city.
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together. >> yeah. coming up, is your uber driver spying on you? >> a lawsuit alleges uber drivers have been accessing customers' personal information through their apps, tracking their travels, and what you need to know before hailing your next uber. >> stepping into santa's winter wonderland, a jolly elf at macy's here in manhattan. one thing he tells every child that sits on his lap. you're watching "wld now." "world news now" weather brought to you by
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not fair you guys! waffles are my favorite! ah! some cough medicines only last 4 hours. but just one mucinex lasts 12 hours. start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. on the same day it made its debut, ubers first self-driving vehicle is under fire. it appears to show a vehicle running a red light, almost hitting a pedestrian in the crosswalk in san francisco, but uber said the vehicle was driven by a human at the time. >> oh, yes, yes. could normally happen anyway, but more bad news for uber. they are facing a lawsuit that claims their employees are using a tracking feature to spy on the customers. abc looked into it. >> reporter: startling claims that employees at the ride hailing giant uber, may be keeping an eye on exs to celebrities. that according to a court filing by a former forensic investigator.
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termination lawsuit, he alleges that uber's lack of security regarding its customer data was resulting in uber employees being able to track high profile politicians, celebrities, and even personal acquaintances. >> the data that was included in that included the trip origin, trip destination, route taken, what type of uber. >> reporter: the sent of of investigative reporting spoke about the claims detailed in the court filing. problem, that since so many people had this wide access, that anybody can look up anything, and, you know, the company would try to catch people afterwards. >> reporter: uber saying in a statement, it's absolutely untrue that all or nearly all
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customer data with or without approval, and sharing a warning that it says employees see every time they access internal data tools that says you may not access the account of anyone you know personally, another employee, a celebrity, or other public figure, or anyone at all out of curiosity. >> a lot of the apps we follow on the phone, a lot of things we have have pretty intrusive privacy items. uber, it's your location, your phone number, social media, your >> reporter: abc news, new york. the all-important visit to santa before he heads back to the north pole, of course. >> the inside scoop on what it's like to be one of santa's helpers next. "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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? ? oh, well in addition to mailing that christmas list to santa, there's app all-important thing you need to do. face time, not on the iphone, but, like, in person. >> you have to make sure you connect with santa, look him in the eye. >> when he says no, be, like, i know somebody. >> and right by his side, of course, are the loyal elves, but what does it really take to be santa's helper?
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>> reporter: it's the season for letters to st. nick and christmas wish lists. >> oh, no. shoot your eye out. >> reporter: whether they are asking for toys or something more sentimental -- >> please tell him instead of presents this year, i just want my family back. >> reporter: this time of year, everyonements a piece of santa. >> santa! oh, my god! >> reporter: during the busy season, i figured i could channel buddy the elf, and i went to the only place busier than the north pole this time of year. the countdown to christmas is on, and all of the folks line up in macy's t. it's time to see if i can cut it to be an elf. i had the chance to get pointers
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sit on santa's lap, but i sat next to him for the chat. >> i interviewed cool people, but this is the greatest interview of my life. >> it's my job toe make children happy. >> reporter: it's not all gum drops and sugar plums. santa and the team really have to embrace the togetherness as soon as the doors open at santa land. you'll see over 200,000 people every year right here. >> at santa land, that's right, that's right. >> reporter: more helping hands welcomed, but elf training is more difficult than seen in the movies. >> let's recite the code of the elves. every day is christmas. >> reporter: even the ho ho ho is hard hard hard. i have to work on my laugh too. one last piece of advice from santa? >> you have to keep faith like an elf. >> reporter: help from the
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to bring cheer to all the boys and girls in santa land. how excited are you to meet that guy over there? are you excited? >> yes! >> have you been nice this year? >> yeah. >> me and my sister cleaned up the basement. >> reporter: one thing learned for sure, kids are serious about what's on the wish lists. what are you asking santa claus for? >> toys. >> reporter: even when kids don't know exactly what they want, they come to santa with some very important information. >> a little boy came to see him. he jumped up, sat on my lap, and said, 39, 39. the lady comes over and said that's the security code for our apartment. he didn't know what he wanted for christmas, but he wanted to make sure he could get in. >> reporter: no matter what was
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each child is the same. >> this is what i say to all the good children like you. you don't find the meaning of christmas under the tree. you find the real meaning of christmas where? in your heart. that's right. >> reporter: so, sure, i learn about toyland to-do's, north pole no-nos and santaland secrets, but magic, santaland makes miracles happen every day on 34th street. >> would you please tell her you're not really santa claus. >> tell her to disagree with you, but not only here i am to prove it. >> reporter: from up on the rooftop, abc news. >> i can think of no one more perfect than will to cover that story, and i think what he told santa, he's the most important person he interviewed, it was not exaggerated. >> oh, look, look at that! >> oh, santa! >> i look like the guy from mall of america, black santa.
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ah. ?nausea, heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea!? ? ? can we just listen to that song? it's awesome. >> not officially winter yet, and you'll need those boots. a lot of the country's getting slammed with feet of snow and sub freezing temperatures. >> this morning, our winter boot challenge, we're checking out this year's top picks for keeping the feet warm and dry. here's abc's t.j. holmes. >> reporter: walking in winter is not all that wonderful without the right boot. the wirecutter is out with the best picks for men's and women's boots. it took 100 hours of testing in frigid alaska temperatures.
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behead to minus 5 experience, a bar where everything from the chandelier to the benches are made of ice. >> cold in here, isn't it? >> a little bit. >> it's 24 degrees fahrenheit. >> to test for warmth, nick submerged boots in ice and measured how quickly the temperature inside the boot dropped. they wore them on streets and outdoor trails to test for traction. now the challenge. the water boot test that goes way beyond reasonable >> step into the buckets of ice water for five minutes or until the boots leak. >> let's do it. >> mimic walking. >> you can't feel a thing. >> crazy. >> you know, i got the one. >> this is a crazy test. >> yes, yes. >> you made it almost four minutes before that happened. >> on me, the sorel original,
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best men's boot costs $200. >> great for the city, decent traction. >> on nick, the keen, best boot runner-up, suited to outdoor fun, around $200, and women, the wirecutter with these top picks. columbia women's heaven omni heat or laceup boot for $100 and keen for $200. t.j. holmes, abc news, new york. >> a good pair of boots can be handy. wirecutter gets percentage of money from retailers for products sold in the links in the articles, but we learned a lot there. rock out to nancy. >> that's the news for this half hour.
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this morning on "world news now" giants of the tech world meet with the president-elect. some of the industry's most powerful leaders getting the open for business signal from president-elect trump despite some of them being the object of his scorn during the campaign. hear what he told them as well as the latest on new developments from war-torn syria, the cease fire that broke down yesterday is now reportedly back on. but as rebels pull out civilians, tens of thousands of innocent lives hang in the balance. heart stopping moments on the top of a building. an emergency worker sneaks up behind a distraught man threatening to jump. how he took action from there. get ready for the most intense game of rock, paper,
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>> the thrill of victory, the agony of defeat! it's the playground game like you've never seen it before on this thursday, december 15th. >> no, never go with rock! >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now". >> never go with rock. >> why? >> because rock -- you always go with rock because you always assume your competitor goes with rock because they will assume that that's a powerful thing, and you're just going to go no. >> then you pick paper. >> exactly. >> poof. >> what if they have rock. >> it's harder to do scissors. >> what if you know that you know that you know you're going to do paper? >> then you figured out the plot for "inception," the movie. is all about. >> all right.
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scissors before we do the story on rock, paper, scissors, let's talk about the president-elect. >> exactly. it's a similar conversation had at trump tower today between the giants of tech. >> i bet they were discussing the high-tech game. >> donald trump met with a dozen or so tech executives, and you can see there at trump tower, encouraging innovation which many of them had feared he would undermine. trump's three oldest children were in the meeting, again, blurring the line between the family's personal and professional lives. let's get more now from abc's tom llamas. >> reporter: trump tower turning into silicon valley, the president-elect, summoning the leaders of amazon, google, facebook, paypal, and apple, some of whom publicly supported hillary clinton. >> we're going to be there for you. you'll call my people, call me, doesn't make a difference. there's no formal chain of command around here. >> reporter: as trump welcomed tech leaders, he's also defending his pick for secretary of state, rex tillerson, amid
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tight with russian president vladimir putin. >> rex is friendly with many of the leaders in the world we don't get along with. some people don't like that. they don't want him to be friendly. that's why i'm doing the deal with rex because i like what it's about. >> reporter: apparently, so does russia. tv newscasts there reporting there are few americans who have such good relations with the russian president. the relationship built during tillerson's years as the ceo of exxon mobil, one kremlin commentator telling "the wall street journal" tillerson's nomination is, quote, some kind of christmas gift from the american people to the russian people. putin, himself, sounding eager to meet trump face-to-face saying, quote, we're ready at any moment here. from our side, there are no problems. tillerson now bracing for what could be a challenging confirmation hearing. it would only take three republicans to block his nomination. his record at exxon mobil now
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made it clear to foreign governments, his focus was not on american interests, but exxon mobil's interest. >> i'm not here to represent the united states' government interests, not here to defend or criticize it. that's not what i do. i'm a businessman. >> reporter: trump's decision to pick tillerson means that for the first time in 24 years there are no women or minorities in the top four cabinet millionaires and billionaires named to the administration so far. more news from the transition team, donald trump just this weekend had been down playing the presidential classified briefings he was receiving, saying he's a smart person and doesn't have to hear the same thing every day. on average, he was receiving one a week, but that's changing. now starting this week, he's going to receive three every week. we asked the transition team why, they said they're just changing protocol.
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the inauguration is five weeks away, organizers are planning every moment. hundreds of workers took part in a day long rehearsal using a giant floor map of washington, d.c. to see how the festivities will play out. we know "america's got talent" star jackie evancho will sing the national anthem. the trump team calls the 16-year-old soprano an inspiration for all americans. 24 hours after falling apart, a cease fire is back on in aleppo, syria. the evacuation of tens of thousands of civilians trapped without food, water, or medicines starts this morning. opposition fighters will be allowed to leave the war-ravaged city. those remaining have detailed horrific conditions, including execution of women and children. helpless citizens, doctors, and activists begging for help, and the heart breaking pleas from the youngest residents, and many say they will not survive the
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immediately. and officials in the philippines are trying to down play a comment from the philippines president saying he used to kill suspected criminals. he said he personally shot suspects when he was the mayor to show police they should do the same. the justice minister says he always exaggerates to get his message across. he's been widely criticized for the brutal crackdown on illegal drugs that led to the deaths of more than 2,000 suspects. for the second time in months, yahoo! reveals it's been victimized by a massive cyber attack. were kpro come moe prized. it took place in august 2013, a year before 500 million accounts were compromised. the source of the incident has not been identified so far. the source has not been identified so far. yahoo holders are urged to change pass words and security questions. in south carolina, closing arguments expected in a church
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dylann roof is accused of shooting nine people in the church last year. attorneys rested their case yesterday without calling witnesses. meanwhile, the final witness for the prosecution is polly shepherd, one of three survivors from the shooting. jurors heard the emotional 911 call. >> did you see him at all? yes. he's a young 21-year-old white dude. he's got it in his hand. he's reloading. how many shots has he fired? >> i don't know. so many. >> jurors were shown home video of roof shooting targets in the backyard with the same gun he allegedly used in the rampage. if found guilty, jurors have to decide whether to sentence him to death. in connecticut, ceremonies were held to mark the fourth anniversary of the sandy hook elementary school shooting. there was a moment of silence and flakes were flown at half-staff across the state. 20 children and six educators killed by a 20-year-old gunman
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millions of americans are facing bone-chilling temperatures this morning. wind chill alerts out from north dakota to maine. this video from buffalo this morning where you can see there's a bit of a thunder and lightning show on display as well as blowing snow. take a look at these morning lows. 0 in chicago. 11 in pittsburgh. 26 in new york city. 15 in st. louis. west coast is dealing with rain and snow. in oregon, thousands of children stranded at school either because of the busses or pts the federal reserve raised a key interest rate. the increase means slightly higher costs for mortgages and credit cards. the fed projected three more increases next year. stocks had the worst day in two months following that announcement. and amazon's drone delivery has liftoff in time for the busy holiday shopping season. the company shared video of the first drone delivery including a bag of popcorn and a video streaming device. the test run took 13 minutes and was for an amazon shopper in the
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more than a few towns have that one guy, that one guy whose outdoor christmas light display puts everyone else to shame. >> if i lived in the' burbs, i'd be that guy. some tried to get into the battle, right? compete house to house. >> yes. >> then there's this house in detroit. that family on the left put out the white flag saying ditto with the arrow where the neighbors went all out. they were going to be more elaborate display, but they said they knew they couldn't compete and figured, why waste the time. >> for the record, the woman who has the ditto sign said it took four hours to make that sign, so they did put in some work into it. >> four hours. >> four hours? >> four hours. >> i mean, did she create the lights from scratch? filament and wires? >> exactly. >> okay. that one confuses me. anyway.
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firefighters saved a man who was about to jump from the rooftop of a 30-story building. what was a harrowing rescue in china. the man threatened to commit suicide due to relationship problems. while friends and others were a distraction, you see the firefighter who crept up behind the man and pulled him to safety. >> risky. >> yeah. but it worked. all right. meanwhile in florida, a murder for hire trial ended in a mistrial. >> it gained notoriety on "cops" and it was the prosecutor's second attempt to try a woman for allegedly attempting to hire
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husband. here's the latest. >> i must declare a mistrial. >> reporter: a mistrial in the murder for hire for dalia dip low dee toe case when after nine hours of deliberations, the jury in west palm beach, florida came back split. >> there were three votes for guilty and three votes for not guilty. >> reporter: the state attorney vowing to try yet again to prove she hired an undercover officer posing as a hitman in 2009 to kill her newlywed husband. >> like, 5,000% sure. i'm positive. argues the videos in this case speak for themselves. but the defense claimed this clip was staged by the police department to impress the crew of the tv show "cops." >> is your husband michael? sorry to tell you, ma'am, he's been killed. >> reporter: maintaining she was going along with what she believed was part of the show as she told us in december. >> that was the purpose of it. it was a show. it was a tape. >> you were acting in the tapes? >> yes. >> the reality is she attempted
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convicted after solicitation to commit first degree murder, but that verdict was thrown out on appeal. now the 34-year-old is preparing to be tried for a third time. >> what we're focusing on is how we can better bolster our message and get that out there in round three. >> reporter: the state attorney says the trial begins as soon as possible. meanwhile, dippolito is scheduled to be back in court in three weeks for a status check. kendis, diane? >> marcy, thank you. in the next half hour, the growing debate among new parents, should you sleep train your baby? opponents says training is nothing more than the cry it out method of just ignoring the baby's screams. first, she's the young conservative fire brand who's lighting up the internet.
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? talk about millennials shaking up the old guard, you might say, using technology to get to stardom. >> just two years ago, tommy was hosting a tv show on her college campus, and now she's a rising star of conservative media with controversial ideas and audience cable tv channels. we're up all nightline with abc's david wright. >> reporter: lauren hosts her own show on glenn beck's the blaze. it's her final thoughts from that show that have really made a splash. >> i'm sick and tired of the failing mainstream media and failed democratic party blaming fake news for the election of donald trump. >> reporter: posted daily to facebook, aiming at pop stars and politicians sounding off on
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was concerned with our soldiers airmens, operators and marines overseas as he seems to be with where transgenders take a [ bleep ]? >> r. >> reporter: they have become a -- >> oh, colin kaepernick, i have some final thoughts for you, bud. >> reporter: many taking down kaepernick than tuning in to all cable news channel in an entire month, 66 million and counting, she is proudly, politically incorrect. proudly pro-trump, too. and trevor noah invited her on the daily show two weeks ago. >> i'm in the lion's den, trevor. >> i'm not a lion at all. is that like an african thing? >> reporter: the tension was palpable. i have to tell you, watching that i didn't think he was gentlemanly. >> yeah. i think so. you know, he was rude. kind of a jerk. true diversity is diversity of thought, not color. i don't see color. i voted for hillary clinton, and
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that's my ivanka purse. >> reporter: held her on on the show. >> i got a cadillac because i'm american like that. >> reporter: she does in most things. >> i had a lot of great opportunities i've seized, but don't think i didn't work my butt off to get where i am. >> reporter: i don't want to be pat row niezing. let's come back to your age just a minute. when you were old enough to vote, obama was already president. >> yeah. romney was my first election 2012. >> reporter: have you ever traveled outside the united states? >> never been outside of the united states, not that i don't want to, but i've busted my butt to get where i am. >> reporter: she does the heavy i didn't grow up in a traditional legacy media situation where you have producers and writers and a full staff. >> reporter: she insists she's not a journalist, but a commentator, and she showed us how she looked at multiple sources before forming opinions. >> twitter is an excellent resource for me. i see what people are talking about, i see what people are tweeting about, and i go and
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from various sources before i form an opinion, and that's how many millennial brains work. >> that's as lazy as you can be. she's in authority now. if you want to play the game, do your homework, not just rejournal at a time things you read on twitter. >> do you see her as a racist? >> not necessarily being a racist, but ignoring racial implications. >> reporter: the test comes after president trump takes office. is she a mouthpiece or hold his feet to the fire? you're a political commentator. trump as you are to the snow flakes? >> hold me to that. hold me to that. please, hold me to that. there's so many americans that are depending on him. >> reporter: just as there are millions upon millions watching her in a very real way, the mainstream media. i'm david wright for "nightline" in dallas. coming up, why the so-called man flu apparently really is a thing. and the woman who tried to
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? time for "the mix." starting off with one, i think, the gentlemen might enjoy, a new study out of the university of london is claiming that viruses hit men harder than women. they say that -- >> i agree with that. they say some infectious diseases may evolve to be more harmful for men than women in order to protect. pregnant women. did you look at it? >> i looked, but that's not what i was looking at. >> anyway, i'm saying no to this
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i wonder how many men conducted it trying to make excuses -- >> it's true. we get sick more often than women and we whine about it a lot more. >> you just complain about it. >> yes, and we're ignored. jack is fighting off -- >> i'm dying back here. holy cow! >> jack's had the swine flu since the '80s. >> it's called cold sweats, chills. speaking of chills, an amazing moment here. the world competition for rock, piper, scissors taking place overseas in japan. actually, we'll get to that in a second. this woman -- i got distracted. a woman who lived trash free for 30 days. >> how? >> well, she used a lot of -- she -- most americans have 23 4.3 pounds of trash a day.
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down on her packaged foods. she used a lot of compost in order to reduce the waste. at the end of the day, her trash or end of the month, this is a writer for buzz feed, her trash all fit into a small mason jar including some floss. >> good for her. now to more important decisions in life. rock, paper, or scissors. check it out in japan. >> i was getting to it. this tournament. is 100,000 members compete to be the lineup of the group's next single, and this was the final moment -- >> oh, my god. talk about the agony of the hands. >> you say never go rock? >> never go rock first. >> why? >> because you always assume that the other person's going to go rock first. you ready? ready? >> yeah. >> i had a feeling that was going to happen. >> you all right over there?
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making news in america this morning, the winter blast. an arctic blast of frigid air invading the country, 100 million from coast to coast feeling the bitter chill, low temperatures and the forecast coming up. we have breaking news of a water emergency. officials are telling residents don't touch the tap water until further notice. yahoo! hacked. the company revealing the largest cyberattack in history. a staggering number of users affected. what do you need to do to stay safe. and conjoined twins separated during a marathon surgery meet each other now for the first time. we have some good news on how

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