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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 rescued from a building hit by 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 thursday, november 17th. from abc news, this is
>> 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 for the children's defense fund in washington, d.c., the former
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. >> i dream of going up to her and sitting next to her 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, clinton stayed largely out of
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 trump who has taken more steps 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 reports of transition chaos
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. the president said he and
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 alliances and repeated 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. he also said with 2016 on track to be the hottest year on
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 renovated movie theater where reporters were screaming film. 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
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 over. the two occupants just look like
>> 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 screeching tires there, giving
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
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. >> runners doing their thing when deer ran across the course. a guy took a direct hi >> 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 decision by a husband and wife stuck inside a railroad
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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 apart. that's a bicycle whe r 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. part of the reason there's incident, more than five on
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? 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 announcer. >> well, listen, you had a remarkable impact on lives of
>> 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 ross, report redford, tom hanks, 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 week of greatness ad campaign.
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 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. this morning, details about
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. >> whoops. she said she nev 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. >> how to get it straight ahead.
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a lot of virtual reality these days and how it's revolutionizing video games and film. >> this takes the cake. google earth is out with a virtual reality version available now for free on the htc tv. users can now explore landmarks reconstruct the culture treasures, and even their own neighborhoods in virtual reality. >> and some users can even soar into space. seeing it on screen rs you don't get the full effect rs but with the goggles, you feel like you're there. >> even if you're looking at it, like, this on the monitor. >> no, it's not. it doesn't.
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 if that isolated input is going
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 most of the manufacturers say, don't use for kids under 13, so that's a good general rule of thum >> 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 two decades.
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 against allegations of disarray on his transition team. >> breaking overnight a massive explosion rocking a city's 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. caught on camera a hot air balloon's hard landings and witnesses jumping into action keeping the situation from