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this morning on "world news now," relentless political attacks from donald trump. >> some insiders say he is throwing the kitchen sink at bill and hillary clinton as' tracts rock concert sized crowds. the response from the clintons. >> safety questions after salt miners got stuck deep underground for ten hours. the challenging rescue and the conditions in the country's deepest salt mine. >> all in the family, the grandmother in her 50s who carried and delivered her daughter's baby. the amazing bond and their message about surrogate motherhood. >> and later, fido forever. the big business of cloning pets. who is paying as much as $100,000 to re-create a favorite dog or cat? the believers and critics speaking out on this friday, january 8th.
>> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good friday morning. it is friday. we made it. happy day. i'm kayna whitworth in for reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. do you remember what you were doing a week ago at this time? feels like it was a year ago. >> exactly at this time, i cannot remember. >> exactly. that means it was a good new year's. exactly. we're already one full week into the new year and we can wrap it all up with big money, of course, with the powerball. >> that really has been the top story all week long along with the actual campaign you're starting. it feels like the campaigns have been going on for a long time. >> only 24 days till the caucuses in iowa and you can get that sense on the trail. we'll start with donald trump who is packing the house in vermont last night. >> it is really unbelievable. in one of america's bluest most liberal states, want to show you the scene yesterday. look at that. this is in burlington. thousands of trump supporters
lined up in the cold while more than a thousand miles away, former president clinton stumped for his wife hillary. >> trump unleashes a powerful new attack on the clintons. jon karl is on the campaign trail in vermont. >> reporter: hundreds of his supporters waited hours in the cold to see him in vermont, donald trump dropped this bomb on hillary clinton. >> women's rights are human rights. >> reporter: a trump campaign video, featuring clinton with disgraced congressman anthony weiner, bill cosby, and trump is challenging hillary's records on women's rights saying she enabled the former president during his sex scandals. >> it hasn't been a very pretty picture for her or bill. because i'm the only one that's willing to talk about his problems. >> reporter: but bill clinton will not take the bait. campaigning in iowa, he refused to respond to trump. even when a reporter asked him three times. >> are you worried that your past could hurt your wife's campaign? >> i don't have any response, if he wins the republican nomination, we'll have plenty of
time to talk about it. >> reporter: in washington, the white house came to hillary clinton's defense. >> her commitment to fighting for justice and equality for women, not just in the united states, but around the world, is second to none. >> reporter: as the clintons try to ignore trump "time" magazine put him on their cover. the headline? "how trump won." here in vermont, the trump phenomenon was on vivid display. the rally is in a theater down there. it doesn't start for another four hours. but as you can see, there's already a line of people here, as far as the eye can see, extending for at least two more blocks. this is one of the most liberal cities in america but out here it almost looked like trump territory. >> what about you, what brings you out here? >> i'm angry. i think he's going to be the next president. >> making america great again, one pizza slice at a time. >> inside the rally there were scattered protests which didn't seem to boger trump all that much. the venue only holds 1400 people but the trump campaign gave out some 20,000 tickets so not
everybody can get in. as a result what the trump campaign decided to do was to allow only those who are confirmed supporters of donald trump. in a statement he said they are loyal to me and i am loyal to them. jonathan karl, abc news, burlington, vermont. >> planned parenthood is endorsing a presidential primary candidate. not surprisingly it is hillary clinton. they say reproductive rights and health care on the ballot this year and no other candidate has demonstrated such a strong commitment to these issues. clinton's rivals in the democratic contest also embrace planned parenthood's agenda. planned parenthood at the center of what democrats are calling political theater. republicans are crowing about their passage of the bill that repeals obamacare and funding for planned parenthood. previous efforts were blocked by democrats but the white house is saying it's pointless. the president will vee it and
and republicans don't have the vote to override it. >> the republican governor of mayor is in hot water. asked what he's doing about sxwans in his stage, governor paul page said the problem is caused by drug dealers from other states. >> these are guys that are named smoothie, shifty, these type of guys that come from connecticut and new york. they come up here. they sell their heroin, then they go back home. incidentally, half the time they impregnate a young white girl before they leave. >> okay. just going to leave that for you to digest at this hour. in an e-mail to abc news, the governor's spokesman says he was not talking about race. he says race is irrelevant. he says officials from maine's republican party aren't commenting, neither is chris christie's campaign. the two governors are friends. >> federal agents say they've arrested two people with ties to isis in separate incidents.
in sacramento, a man was arrested accused of trying to travel to syria to fight with the terror organizations. in houston a 24-year-old iraqi man charged with providing material, with material support to isis. although similar, the feds have yet to link the two arrests. also this morning, france is on the highest alert after police shot and killed a knife-wielding man pledging his allegiance to isis. he stormed a police station wearing what turned out to be a vest with fake explosives making threats. investigators are treating the incident as an act of terror. of course, it coincided with the first anniversary of the massacre at the "charlie hebdo" satirical newspaper. >> turning our focus to wall street now, more turmoil from market mayhem. stock prices plunged again yesterday nearly 400 points for the dow and the worst ever start to the year for the s&p 500. oil hit its the lowest level in
almost 1 years because of worry about china's economy and what that means for the entire global economy. >> the silver lining is we could take a step back. it's only the beginning of january. we've got a long way to go. there's a lot of economic data that can help this market. >> and some of that economic data comes later this morning with the december jobs report. economists expect that to be good news. showing again that the u.s. economy is in good shape. the will be that left 17 miners trapped deep inside a salt mine for ten hours has a history of failures including one this past saturday. that's according to federal records and this morning, those miners they're all safe. obviously grateful for the extreme efforts that set them free. here's abc's gio benitez. >> reporter: deep beneath the earth's surface, a ten-hour ordeal. 17 miners in a shift change. the third crew of the day. trapped 900 feet underground as they went into the deepest salt mine in north america. the mine's owners believe as the elevators lowered into the mine,
2,300 feet deep, a steel beam became loose, stopping the elevator and keeping it there. the temperature dropping to 15 degrees. the miners stuck in that shaft just as cold. >> they huddled together. they did what they could do to keep each other warm and keep each other's spirits up. it's very impressive to see how well they managed the situation. >> reporter: teams above sending down blankets and heat packs. after so many hours a massive crane lowering a basket down to bring the miners up in small groups. good news for the lucky 17. and the fire department says this is one of the toughest rescues they've ever had. all of the miners are now home. they are okay. but nobody is going back into that salt mine until the problem is fixed. gio benitez, abc news, lansing, new york. long ten hours there in lansing, new york. thanks, gio. the sun made a brief appearance in california before new rounds of rain this weekend. another powerful storm hit
coastal areas yesterday flooding low lying streets and threatening oceanfront homes in malibu. look at that. it came one day after the week's strongest storm drenched the state and much of the southwest collapsing roofs, blooding homes as well as businesses. the storms stirred up waves up to 60 feet high. >> of course. look at those pple riding them. >> hang 20. >> that's amazing. > that is awesome. a professional surfer was injured though at the world famous surfing spot mavericks which is just south of san francisco. look at those waves. this el nino storm system is threatening the middle of the country. justin pro vick at accuweather. justin. >> kayna and kendis, good morning to you, as well. it's a wet start throughout the northeast with the potential for some heavy rain later on in the day from d.c. all the way northbound into boston. there could be icing over the interior regions, as well. late on this weekend, all the storminess going on out west has to move east.
we're looking at a big storm here with soaking showers and gusty thunderstorms which will create a lot of travel delays into the southeast. kayna and kendis, back to you. >> justin, thank you so much for those of you who enjoy driving around with a red and white try accal on their car, there's now hut swag. it's a whole clothing line from pizza hut includingtitis, sunglasses t-shirts. one reads pizza is bae. a term of endearment. >> there's the stay cheesy hat. be prepared to deep dish out anywhere. >> yogi's love pizza. >> they do. >> to 170 for these fashion plate accessories. pizza hut says the profits from its clothing line go to world food program usa. just imagine all the dates you'll get for that. coming up "in the mix" a guy who kept his big lottery prize a secret for three weeks. could you do that. >> no way.
s will ahead controversial new guidelines from the government about what you should and should not eat. the criticism coming in. and turning to your mom to carry and deliver your baby. the surrogate whom mom who is really grandma. >> don't forget to follow us on facebook, wnnfans.com and at twitter as abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." [coughing] [coughing] coughing disrupts everyone's life. that's why so many people are turning to delsym for longer lasting cough relief. delsym has an advanced time release formula that helps silence coughs for a full 12 hours. that's three times longer than the leading cough liquid. all night... or all day. can this much love be cleanedrlin' by a little bit of dawn ultra?
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new guidelines over what we eat. there is some controversy surrounding some of the recommendations however. critics saying they don't go far enough. abc's david kerley has more. you'll want to eat more vegetables, fruits, whole grains and seafood, if you want to meet the new government guidelines. but some earlier advice is gone. now, the limits on cholesterol, removed. good news for the egg industry, even though the fine print says, eat as little cholesterol as possible. and a strong warning against too much added sugar. the new guidelines say no more than 10% of your daily calories. that's 200 calories, which means if you drink one 16 ounce bottle of soda a day, you have maxed out on your daily sugar intake. the government says we should lower our salt intake to no more than a teaspoon a day. coffee, three to five cups a day is okay. and alcohol? one drink a day for women, up to two for men. but most controversial, the administration ignored government scientists and says lean meat is part of a healthy diet.
>> even lean meat is associated with a higher risk of cancer. the meat industry has a lot of political power. they do not want the guidelines to say eat less meat. >> reporter: how effective are these recommendations? even the government admits, most of us ignore them. david kerley, abc news, washington. a texas woman in her 50s has given birth to her own granddaughter. acting as a surrogate for her daughter anson gnaw tracey thompson delivered a healthy six pound 11 ounce girl named kelsey on wednesday afternoon. the parents had gone through several infertility treatments. thompson was happy to carry the baby for her daughter and didn't hesitate for a minute. >> she said if i can't carry my own baby, would you carry it for me. of course, i would. not dreaming that i would actually be doing it. >> thompson was seven years past
menopause but she was able to carry the baby because new medical advances in reproductive technology and so she had to take hormone therapies and things like that. >> just so she would be able to do it. i wonder what the young child is going to address grandmother as. >> it will still be grandma. what a story to tell. >> fantastic story to tell. >> coming up in our next half hour, super jackpot strategy as the powerball jackpot blans to over $700 million, everyone is dreaming what they would do with that kind of money. if nobody wins this time, there could be a bion dollar winner. >> first pet owners shelling out thousands to clone their pets. is it safe? for that matter, is it moral? are humans next? you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news
♪ how much is that doggie in the window ♪ ♪ the one with the waggly tail >> modern day hits there. you might be surprised to learn that some people are paying as much as $100,000 for a dog. >> that's a lot of money, right? but it's not just any dog. their current or old dog. it's the business of cloning your dog and it is booming. we are up "up all nightline"" with abc's pie ron pitts. >> reporter: laura and richard have been waiting for this moment for months. >> oh, my god. it's a miracle. it's just a miracle. >> reporter: the birth of their precious puppy. >> you can't see my smile through the mask. >> reporter: but the bundle of joy isn't exactly brand-new. >> it's got the same white paws. it's got the same nose. >> the same white on his nose. >> the same patch on his chest. >> reporter: it's a clone. laura and richard paid $100,000
to a south korean biotech company to re-create dylan, their 8-year-old boxer who died of a brain tumor this summer. >> it was an amazing dog. it was so soft. never in his life would he greem of the slightest growl. >> reporter: the dna that made him was harvested 1 days after the donor ditd making history. >> sort of a personal know how regarding the method and best cloning a dog. >> reporter: pet cloning is becoming a big business. the seoul scientists say they've cloned over 700 dogs with a 40% pregnancy success rate. there's a reality show about the process, the tlc series "i cloned my pet." for many grieving pet owners it's a way to connect with their furry loved ones who passed over to the other side. danielle told dan harris that cloning her dog trouble was worth every penny. >> i couldn't believe it.
it's amazing. everything is the same. everything. even his personality is the same. what trouble used to do, he does. >> his name is double trouble. >> yeah. first one's trouble. second one is double. >> reporter: but critics have major concerns. they say there are tons of other potential pets out there looking for homes. but laura and richard seem like perfectly happy customers. >> we know it's not dylan and just to get that piece of dylan, i mean, i will be able to see dylan's face and just having that part of him like a member of his family just means the world to us. >> reporter: byron pitts, abc news, new york. >> okay. so i know you're in love with your dog tagger. >> tater. i adopted her in idaho. like it's idaho potato. oh, there she is. >> she's not smiling. >> can you stop the growling? seriously. >> would you clone tammy?
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this morning on "world news now," market mayhem. the financial tail spin that started in china and sent investors into a selloff worldwide. the latest uncertainty this morning before wall street's opening bell. attack mode. donald trump attracting huge crowds in new hampshire, takes aim at bill and hillary clinton while giving gop challenger ted cruz legal advice. and new this half hour, classroom challenge. >> okay, there are four sets of twins in kindergarten in the same school. why teachers have their hands full and why some parents want to keep them apart. >> understandably. and later in "the skinny," justin timberlake in trouble. his song "suit and tie" was a real hit. of course. now someone else says he copied it. what do you think?