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making news many america this morning. deadly inferno. new details from the people who made it out alive. >> i woke up. to smoke. and -- an entire wall of fire. >> dozens dead likely to rise. and the growing memorial as families wait for answers. plus, remembering the lives lost in the warehouse fire. a teacher. a barista. and musicians. what we're learning about the victims already identified. more contenders for secretary of state. president-elect donald trump expanding his search for that dab net position. who has been added to the list. and his controversial phone call
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rough landing. sparks fly after plane's nose gear collapses. good monday morning to you. i'm ryan smith. >> and i'm mara schiavocampo. diane and kendis are off. we begin with the deadly warehouse fire. >> a memorial is growing in flowers and member men tows at the scene. >> a criminal probe has now been launched in what is the deadliest fire ever in that city. there are questions about whether it could have been prevented. lauren lyster joins us from oakland. >> reporter: good morning, mara and ryan. halfway down the block behind me, in the warehouse, crews are searching for the missing.
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a criminal investigation into this tragedy. this morning, firefighters pushing in regard in the round-the-clock search for the missing. as the staggering number of people killed in if massive friday night warehouse fire keeps rising, survivors recounting the horror of that inferno. >> everyone is turning to us and saying, you should have done this. you should have done that. don't you think we feel how many people died in our homes? she was part of the well-known building called the ghost ship. code sigh lagss show a history of complaints. oakland's may yore trying to find out if this fire was preventable. >> i right now have a team of city emfloi yis combing through every public record that we have of this building. >> reporter: officials say most of the dead were on the second
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the fire show a maze of makeshift art studios. >> i think we were surprised to find that many bodies where we found them. >> reporter: a tragedy and some still filled with anxiety as loved ones wait for news on the missing. >> i have prepared myself for the worst. >> reporter: this mother's only season at the party with his fiance. his mom speaking to a friend who was with the couple. >> he said it turned da he had to put his hands against the wall to get out. >> reporter: authorities so far identifying at least eight of the victims. most in their 20s and 30s. one as young as 17. the kor onner in's office telling love d ones of potentia viblg tims to save articles for dna comparison.
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plants launched oefrd the years, some going as far back as 205, the most recent complaints in mid november, citing blight and construction signed that was not to code and illegal. an inspector did come out and check out the white house. the troosh piling up. that is an ongoing investigation, we have learned. >> as that investigation prayer are with the families affected. thank you, lauren. we're learning more about those victim who is have beenize fied. >> cashes akew was from san francisco. she was a member of a band calmed them are us, too. >> donna kellog was a barks
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po poerz. travis huff. >> david klein, a recent graduate of u.c. berkeley. >> and sara hoda. a teacher. we'll have much more on the victims and the investigation on "good morning america." turning to the presidential transition, donald trump is taking on china as he comes under fire for a conversation with the leader of taiwan. >> his short list for secretary we get the latest from karen travers. >> reporter: there have been public displays of division in donald trump's irn circle. top transition aides say this expanding of the cabinet search is because so many qualified people say they want to serve many his administration. big cabinet announcements expected this week.
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again. >> reporter: 2459 dinner last week didn't seem to seal the deal with mitt romney. president-elect trump is now considering as many as nine candidates. romney, rudy giuliani, senator bob corker and david petraeus. john huntsman, an obey ma appointee is now in the mix, as well as the current ceo of exxon mobile and a retired navy admiral that hillary clinton >> we have a president-elect who wants to look at the best and brightest of america. regardless of past disputes we may have had. >> reporter: one of the biggest challenges, the relations with chin nap. trump's decision to take a phone call from the president of taiwan angering chinese officials.
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>> it's mystifying to me that president obama can reach out to a murdering dictator in cuba in the last year and be hailed for it. and president trump takes a call from a democratically elected leader and is criticized. >> reporter: donald trump tweeting yesterday whether china checked in with the u.s. whether it was okay currency. that makes it hard for dpeens compete. turning to a recount of presidential votes, set to begin at noon today in michigan. a state judge sided with green party candidate jill stein who argued that a two-day delay may have prevented the state from completing the recount by a september 13th deadline. stein is also challenging the results in wisconsin and
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is resigning after a stinging defeat. italian premier matteo renzi says his plan would have made italy more competitive. the slosz a victory for populist fors that have gained traction in europe and the united states. and another stunning resignation. new zealand's popular prime minister is john key says the job had take an toll on his family and he said a lot of leaders stay at the top for too long. turning now to weather. a mixed bag of rain, snow, and ice. you can see the system on the east coast stretching from the deep south up through new england. downpours in the carolinas and d.c. you can see the rain/snow line right here in new york. still ahead, an urgent warning for the holiday season.
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and major victory for those protesting the dakota access pipeline. the army corps of engineers blocks traffic. emergency landing.
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new reaction coming in to the army corps of engineer's decision on the controversial north dakota pipeline. the corps saying they'll look at other ruths. house speaker paul ryan calls
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decisionmaking at its worst. late last night, the pipeline builder says it remains to building without a reroute. this is often when we see an increase in scams involving phony delivery employees. this year is no different. as linsey davis reports. >> reporter: one home own sir eager to talk about this terrifying invision caught on tape. >> i answered the door. as soon as i do, he grabs the 45 >> reporter: lawrence berry's home surveillance camera captured the scene. the man and three others stormed the house and assaulted the home owner with a pistol. >> thank god my wife has the presence of mind to grab the kids and run and hide in the closet. >> reporter: one shot was fired, lodging a bullet into the wall.
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rain and snow mix could make for a messy commute in the northeast. >> if you're flying, airport delays possible in new orleans, houston, atlanta, and memphis. more on the horrific warehouse fire in oakland. >> the building known as the ghost ship was hosting a party friday when the tragedy took place. however, some people in the building at the time lived there. one former resident saying she didn't know it was an illegal living space at the time. she called the building a death trap. >> when i left, i felt like i made it out alive. and now, i feel even more like i made it out alive. you know what i'm saying? when i left, are this was no fire. i still felt like i made it out alive. i felt like i was going to die there. or somebody was going die. >> mack says when inspectors or other people came to visit, residents would hide clothing or
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more video of the emergency landing from the san antonio airport. the united express plane touches down. sparks flying. video posted on social media before the landing, you can hear crews telling passengers to prepare for multiple impacts before stopping. all 55 passengers were forced to evacuate. everyone got off safely. a surprise request from the white man charged in killing nine church carolina. dy dylann roof asked to act as his own attorney. now he says he wants his defense attorneys to represent him in the criminal part of the trial. he'll represent himself in the penalty version. a flight diverted for a good reason. [ baby crying ] >> and that crying is the reason. not just any screaming baby on
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giving birth from philadelphia to orlando. emergency crews met the plane when it diverted to charleston and brought the new larger family to the hospital. to college football. the playoff is set. only four teams have their national championship dreams in tact. new year's eve, bama facing washington. >> that will be followed by clemson taking on ohio state. the winners play for the national title on january 9th night's nfl game from espn. >> good morning, america. i'm scott van pelt. sunday night football. seattle absolutely obliterated carolina. after the game, cam newton explained they didn't lose because of what happened at the beginning of the the game. and he's right. frankly, the beginning of the game caught everyone offguard. there's cam newton walking in. there's cam newton in his uniform. where is cam newton at the start of the day. he's not out there.
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of a team rules violation. involving his wardrobe. so anderson first play, to mike tolbert. a little high. a little hot. and it's picked. first play of the game. that led to a seattle field goal. they led 3-0, they went on to win, 40-7. after the game, the mvp of the league explained what-ha-happened and why he >> it came down to dress code manner. i didn't follow dress code. coach told me that i wasn't going to start. soy stand by his decision. it was a lack of communication. like i said, on my party. especially as a team captain. you know, i should have just cleared it first. but -- we didn't lose the game because of a tie. >> nope. and it's been that kind of a year for the panthers. no super bowl for them. the colts trying to claw their
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"monday night football" against the jets. 8:15 eastern. up next in "the pulse," the no-fun-league. a penalty from nfl referees sparking new debate. should certain celebrations be penalized? and a new break-dancing champion is crowned. give underwear to this holiday. ould and there are some people you shouldn't . people you should. shouldn't. janice! should. yes. no. should. no way. should. no. definitely not. ha ha, nay. you shouldn't give underwear to everybody. but for those you do, give them fruit of the loom. before fibromyalgia, i was energetic. i was active. then the chronic, widespread pain drained my energy.
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la vie est belle la vie est belle, the eau de parfum. lanc?me. available at macy's, your fragrance destination. well, it's time to check "the pull." starting with the kennedy center honors of the class of 2016, recognized for their influence on american culture. >> the audience saved it's longest and loudest standing ovation for president obama. attending his eighth and most
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al pacino. surviving members of the eagles. >> it was a bittersweet tribute after the death of eagles front man glenn frey. >> that will be a good one. some of those who consider the nfl the no fun league are pointing out inconsistency when it comes to snow angels. so, let's start with the 49ers player who seemed to return a blocked >> he was penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct for making a snow angel. then there's this from snowy lambeau field. >> a packers touchdown celebration included a snow angel and a lambeau leap, but no penalty. what's up with that, refs? now to a battle that would make old school hip hop fans long for the days of breaking
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>> i'm not going to do it now. your winner and new world break dancing champion, local favorite esai horry. he won beating hong in the final round. hong is 31 years old. i still have the cardboard from spinning on my back when i was a kid. >> you're going have to prove it. and we are starting the first full week of the month. some rainy weather now making it even harder to get out of bed this morning. good morning washington. toss to eileen - morning clouds, afternoon sun - rainy, chilly tuesday (some sleet possible in the morning) - coldest air of the season on the way today: early morning
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winds: sw to nw 5-10 mph tonight: cloudy and cold. lows: 32-40 winds: e 5 mph tuesday: rainy and chilly. sleet possible in the morning at the onset. highs: 39-46 winds: ne 5 mph
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direct donald trump to relinquish his personal twitter account after he is sworn into office. for years-- president-elect trump has used his "at real donald trump" twitter account as a platform for all kinds of thoughts and ideas. now kellyanne conway, one of trump's top aides, says that may change once the president elect
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expected to name the remaining members of his cabinet this week. developing now. police make an arrest in the murder of a convenience store clerk in spotsylvania is being held without bond. investigators say surveillance video shows washington attacking the 54-year-old clerk inside a sunoco on jefferson davis highway early saturday morning. the man later died. in south carolina-- accused murderer dylann roof is due in court later today. roof is charged with gunning down 9 parishioners at a charleston church in june 2015. he successfully requested to act as his own lawyer for his criminal trial. roof will meet with prosecutors for pretrial hearings this morning.
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penalty. also due in court today-- an ohio man who pleaded guilty in connection to a plot to attack president barack obama's 2015 state of the union address. attorneys for christopher cornell say he now rejects the radical islamic propaganda that influenced him before the attack. he was arrested shortly after buying two assault-style rifles and hundreds of rounds of ammunition. prosecutors are seeking a 30 year prison sentence. cornell will learn his fate later today. it's xx and we're just getting a local restaurant-- shut down after a man walks in armed with an assault rifle. the standoff with police all connected to bogus news reports about hillary clinton! the latest on the gunman.. and what witnesses are saying deadly inferno. dozens of people dead after flames rip through a warehouse full of people-- with no way out. why police say criminal charges may be on the way.. redskins coach jay gruden has
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loss on the road. and he did not mince words. we'll have highlights and that reaction.. coming up. good morning washington. - morning clouds, afternoon sun - rainy, chilly tuesday (some sleet possible in the morning) - coldest air of the season on the way today: early morning clouds, then partly to mostly sunny. highs: 52-57 winds: sw to nw 5-10 mph tonight: cloudy and lows: 32-40 winds: e 5 mph tuesday: rainy and chilly. sleet possible in the morning at the onset. highs: 39-46 winds: ne 5 mph
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