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this morning, blast of winter for americans brings a front of frigid air turning all the snow into ice. accuweather with the forecast. a flight averted after a threat was phoned in. we have details on the ininterest in new york. new this half hour, bizarre video of birds being stolen. >> the alleged thief chose to go with a trash bag and bucket on his head for the disguise. see why he had a rough time. and the excitement is heating up around this year's golden globe nominations. check out the funniest and cutest celebrity reactions coming up in the skinny. it is tuesday, december 13th.
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from abc news, this is "world news now." >> looks like the safety dance. >> yeah. >> it did. >> from way back when. a lot of people are, like, what, safety dance? what was that? >> what was safety dance? was it -- whip it good, into shape. whip it, whip it good, into shape. we're already all the rails. >> it is tuesday morning. should we go off the rails. we start this half hour for million of americans bracing for frigid air. >> it follows a foot of snow in some parts of the great lakes region and half a foot in northern new york and new england. >> detroit doubled the daily snowfall record and the people actor magazine calls the sexiest man alive, he found the motor city too cold. look at that. he looks sexy there. more now from abc's alex perez. >> reporter: that massive storm making for a treacherous
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the northeast. in maine, slick roads turn deadly. two dead in separate accidents including a father riding in a jeep with his wife as well as three children when their car collided with a dump truck. >> slow down. once you brake, traction is not bringing you back. a snowy emergency in minneapolis sunday, 900 wrecks in one 24-hour period in minnesota this weekends. this sheriff's dash cam capturing the danger on i-35, pickup truck spinning out of control nearly striking a state trooper. many recover from the blast of snow, parts of new york, slammed with more than 36 inches. storms snarled air travel, too. more than 2,000 fights cancelled this weekend, most in chicago. cars parked at o'hare covered in snow. in chicago, it's beginning. temperatures expected to plunge and feels well below 0 this week meaning this slushy mess freezes making conditions more
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dangerous. alex perez, abc news, chicago. >> the snowfall is done in the midwest and mideast, but cold weather is moving in. here's the details from paul williams, paul, good morning. >> good morning. as of tuesday's cold dipping down to 20 below is not bad enough, there's colder air than this on the way. this week, the arctic blast, tuesday overtakes the great lakes region, then by wednesday overtakes the ohio valley region, and thursday, overtaking the east coast. how cold? try this for size. fargo, 30 below. including wisconsin, minneapolis 20 below, and 10 below near chicago. kendis, diane. >> thanks to paul. a scare overnight for transatlantic passenger. the world's biggest passenger plane diverted to jfk airport after a phoned in bomb threat. the flight took off from houst
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pilot made the decision to land in new york city. the plane was searched, no bomb found, but passengers are spending the night in hotels. time is running out for the tens of thousands of civilians trapped in eastern aleppo. syria government forces control nearly all the city now with rebels forced into a few neighborhoods. russia, which backed syria, refused a u.s. plea for cease fire to allow the rebels and civilians to leave the city peacefully. and there's new details about the man suspected of blowing himself up inside a cairo chapel in sunday mass. the man in surveillance video was arrested and beaten by the police two years ago after taking part in an islamist demonstration, according to the man's attorney. no group claimed responsibility for the bombing. president-elect donald trump will make it official, his top cabinet pick this morning by naming his nominee to be secretary of state. that choice is expected to be
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he already has extensive ties overseas, particularly with russian president vladimir putin. he awarded russia's top honor by foreigners three years ago, and ties with russia questioned by senators who have to approve the nomination. in the meanwhile, donald trump is locked in a testy fight with the nation's intelligence community. disagreements on russian's interference on the presidential election. here's more now from brian ross. >> reporter: the central white house fixture for decades, but donald trump now says he will not need the daily presidential briefing once in office. as president-elect, he's only received four of them. >> i don't have to be told the same thing and the same words every single day for the next eight years. >> reporter: it is one more slap in the face for the 21,000 people who work for the cia. >> i think it would be devastating to hear that the incoming president doesn't value the intelligence that will come
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>> reporter: it follows trump's efforts to publicly discredit the cia over what it's saying about russia. >> they are fighting among themselves. >> reporter: the senior intelligence official tells abc news, he's dispirching and insulting every analyst currently in the intelligence community working hard protect the united states. forced to choose today between the cia and trump and russia. >> the russians are not our friends. >> top senate republican back the cia. >> i have the highest confidence in the intelligence community and central intelligence agencies. >> former officials say if the mist trust gets any worse, they could have a hard time trusting trump and the national security team when it comes to russia. >> they could be afraid anything they tell the white house will get back to russia. >> reporter: as far as from the only controversy facing donald trump, he had been expected to announce this thursday how he would resolve potential conflicts of interests between running his country and vast
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international business empire. now team officials say the announcement is put off until next month because trump is too busy picking his cab innocent. brian ross, abc news, new york. a soccer player who survived that deadly plane crash in colombia is conscious after waking from a coma over the weekend. he has no memory of the crash. the team in the midst of a cinderella season was heading to a championship. he apparently asked about the outcome of the game and why he was unable to play. doctors are withholding information about the crash for now until he is stable. 71 people died in that plane crash including 19 of his teammates. only six people survived. qwest diagnostics suffered a security breach. the company says names, dates of birth, lab results, and in some instances, telephone numbered hacked. no financial or insurance information compromised in the meantime
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check this out. surveillance video of a fowl thief wearing a plastic bag and armed with a bucket. this, of course, is at a store in miami, florida. you can see the suspect getting stuck inside the locked area where the birds are kept. he fell from a ladder he used to get over the barbed wire fence, fled with dozens of birds. some, which are personal pets of the store owner. this is the second time in recent months that the store has been robbed. earlier, we said that it looked like divo from the '80s. >> the whip it video. >> looked like a flock of sea gull, boom. >> wow. >> i know. i went a long way for that. >> yeah, you tried really hard to connect dots on that one. woah. you want to explain it further? you good?
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so we don't do a lot of stories about kendis's favorite soccer player here, but when portugal is named best in the word, we might as well, for kendis. >> he's french. >> forty thyme he's won i award. 2016 was the year for the 31-year-old, winning the top club competition, as a member of rio, madrid, and over the summer, he helped portugal win the european football championship. ronoaldo called it the best year he's had. >> would it kill him to eat a salad. he needs to work on his abs. >> needs a new more situps. that's the problem? >> for the finals. >> exactly. >> number one. >> i know, i know. >> they won, yeah, yeah, yeah. >> speaking of the greatest of all time, the american football was on monday night was a blowout on things got wild. the patriots were up by 20
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baltimore recovered a botched punt returned, scoring a short touchdown, making it 23-10. ensuing kickoff, fumble, ravens convert that into another touchdown. then with baltimore within three points, tom brady hits it for a 79 yard touchdown pass to seal new england's win. patriots hang on. thomas fired up. they are all fired up. 30-23. >> good game. >> major league baseball is reportedly cracking down on hazing. the teams and union set to ratify an agreement today and ap reports the new policy is part of it. >> okay. prohibits forcing rookies to dress up as women or in other costumes that may be offensive to them. in the past, we've seen rookies dressed as disney princesses, cheerleaders, bridesmaids and so on. rookies also can't be forced to consume alcoholic beverages or
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anything else for that matter. that's too bad. >> yeah. you're going to miss the photos? >> yeah. they were fun. went with the '80s theme at the top of the show, flock of sea gulls because he stole a bunch of birds. >> right. so coming up, we have more news for you. the growing danger across america as temperatures go down. there's also a gas explosion that levelled this house. we'll tell you what neighbors did wrong when they first smelled that gas leak. >> it's what many fans call a match made in superstar heaven. what mariah carey and lione richie are set to do in the year ahead. that's coming up in "world news now." "world news now" weather brought to you by pajamagram.com. pajamagram.com.
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carrie carey carrise across ame temperatures below freezing. a house in new york blown to pieces after a gas explosion, but it's what neighbors failed to do that may have contributed to the blast. >> reporter: a house in ruins, a possible leak in a propane tank, the likely cause of the explosion. the walls -- >> buckling and stuff falling off the shelf. >> reporter: neighbors smells gas over the weekend, placing the call to the utility company instead of 911, house destroyed hours before the crew was due to show up. >> collapse. >> reporter: luckily, no one was home. >> i'm so happy and i feel so bl
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it's a material loss. i can handle that. >> reporter: as the temperature drops and more heat gets used, these accidents go up. this explosion captured on tape earlier this year in paterson, new jersey. just over a year ago, another house blew up by exploding gas. here in middletown, new york another reminding that any time anyone smells something that just isn't right to make the first call to 911 and not the utility company. abc news, middletown, new york. the surprising celebrity reactions to the golden globe nominations. >> and what president obama told trevor noah last night on the daily show. the skinny is next. "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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skinny time, celebrity excitement over golden globe nominations. >> snubs and surprises among the surprises, all of that foreign press loves for dead pool notching a spot in the best picture comedy musical category. >> star ryan reynolds shared this reaction on instagram admitting the dead pool team is engaged in a tickle fight in celebration. >> stranger cast reacted to the nomination to the best tv series
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>> yes! yes! >> we got nominated, yeah! >> they got nominated! >> they are pumped. >> that's great. natural reaction to it. >> lily collins, by the way, apparently holding her breath after being nominated for her first golden globe, best actress for rules don't apply. >> to her, what's rules don't apply? the golden globe awards are handed out on january 8th. >> congratulations to all the nominees. >> exactly. a fun show. president obama made a final appearance as president on "the daily show." >> it was a first for the show's young host, trevor noah, peppering the president with plenty of in-depth questions on the election and how he managed to walk the nation's racial divide. >> those were not subject to racism can sometimes have blind spots or lack of appreciation of what it feels to be on the receiving end of that, but that
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doesn't mean that they're not open to learning, and, you know, caring about a quality injustice, and that i can win them over because there's goodness in the majority of people. >> man, it was a deep conversation. president obama also addressed president-elect trump's remarks about not needing daily intelligence briefings saying that you can't be flying blind as president. >> next to some big news for an '80s icon and a '90s sensation. mariah carey and lionel richie will be touring for dates next year. >> they are reportedly joining forces for the all the hits tour kicking off in baltimore on march 15th. the concerts focused on
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delsym. the cough controller. at a time when it's increasingly difficult to find anything made in america, there is one factory just outside of new york city that is still humming after 127 years. >> they've got a future. they make something that many americans use every day, actually from the earliest age, and david muir checked it out. >> reporter: the great made in america christmas is back asking what's your one thing and take you inside this factory in jersey city, new jersey. >> oh, christmas lights. >> reporter: making pencils since 1889. >> merry christmas. >> i love the christmas tree. >> reporter: in the family from six generations, katie is the president. the wood for the pencils, cedar from california. you can even smell it.
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the charcoal itself? made here in the factory? >> yes. right here. >> reporter: a secret recipe? >> family formula. >> reporter: all shades and colors. this is history. doing it this way for more than a hundred years? >> yes. >> reporter: separating the woodblocks from this, the pencils on the right. across the board, we meet maryann davis, stamping on the company logo and made in the usa. 54 years, a baby when you started. make you proud? >> yes, this is history behind the company. >> reporter: katie says the secret to the success are the products here, so when calls come in, they get their pencils there fast. they get orders right now from stores across america because of the holidays? >> retail stores in america needs them right away, we turn on a dime. >> reporter: you got a lot of calls? >> for a store they ordered in from china. >> maybe they'll call you first next time. >> reporter: exactly.
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i'm from upstate new york, many barns like this where i come from. we can bring this to life in, what, a couple minutes? >> couple minutes. >> reporter: the barn, the trees, the sky. the grass. now covered in snow, and then she tells me, just add water. and we add something else. three words this christmas. you can grade me later. not on camera. >> merry christmas! >> woah. >> did david draw that? >> he's not only handsome, buffed, speaks spanish, and he's an artist? >> he's a renaissance man. >> really is. wow. i learned something. yes, about the pencils as well. i had no idea how talented he was. >> don't miss updates on facebook at wnnfans.com. >> coming up, more news from abc. this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. abc. this is abc's world news now, informing
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making news in america this morning, the president-elect's pick. donald trump announcing his secretary of state, his nominee with close ties to russian president vladimir putin. plus, what trump said overnight about his own businesses. a bitter blast of arctic air is hitting several states. it will be below zero and single digits in some of america's biggest cities tracking where and when it will hit. caught on camera. police officer performing a sobriety test hit by another suspected drunk driver. and a high-rise apartment building on fire. see the huge flames engulfing ten floors as people evacuate. good tuesday morni t

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