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this morning on "world news now," tables turned after his investigation of hillary clinton's e-mails the fbi director is under the microsoft for the clinton probe that some believe derailed her campaign. new details in the new investigation. and the suspected source of the leak of classified information seen in surveillance video. the british spy at the middle of the debate. and new this half hour. >> go to l.a. have a good time. take your family and get out of my city. >> oh, boy. how san diego chargers fans are showing their outrage after the team makes it official leaving their home of 56 years. >> i don't blame them. and salena gomez makes a steamy
we'll have the full story ahead in "the skinny." we kill you with kindness on this january 13th. this is "world news now." i think salena gomez has grown up. >> i would say so. >> good friday morning. i'm kendis gibson. we welcome -- >> erielle. >> thank you for being here with us. i didn't forget your name. >> i didn't know if that was an fill in the bank situation. >> no thank you for being here with us on this friday. >> friday the 13th. >> it is creepy friday but also busy in the news. >> we begin this half with the internal investigation underway at the justice department. >> the inspector general is looking at how james comey handled the hillary clinton e-mail investigation. the review is trying to decide if comey violated protocol. in julhe
conference to announce no charges will be filed against clinton but blasted her actions as extremely careless. >> days before the election he announced in a letter to congress he was reopening the case later saying nothing was found. on capitol hill comey invoked protocol. when asked about an unrelated case. >> i would never comment on investigations whether we have one or not in an open forum like this. i can't answer it one way or another. >> the irony of you making that statement here, i cannot avoid. >> clinton supporters insist the actions influenced the vote. her former campaign press secretary saying if the election were held before comey's letter, hillary clinton would be the 45th president of the united states. the former intelligence agent who gathered uncorroborated allegations against president-elect donald trump is reportedly now in hiding. >> trump slammed the reports that he was compromised by russia. calling them fake news. no
president obama were told about the allegations. brian ross on the case. >> reporter: the former british spy at the center of the trump allegations is identified by the bbc as this impeccably dressed man. in a video posted by a british debate society. christopher steel who colleagues tell abc news has gone into hiding. in washington the vice president confirmed that he and the president were briefed by intelligence officials. >> we feel obliged to tell you, mr. president, because you may hear about it. we can't say it is or isn't true. >> reporter: the russians and trump have denounced the allegations as false including the unverified claim that trump was secretly recorded when he visited moscow. trump says he knows better than to let that happen. >> in those rooms you have cameras in the strangest places. cameras so small with modern technology you can't see them and you won't know.
former kgb are famous for that kind of blackmail tactic against foreign visitors. u.s. officials say the russians posted this video of an american diplomat with an alleged prostitute complete with background music after the agent refused to become a double agent. >> the cold war ended but the russian intelligence operations in hotels in moscow targeted against americans has never stopped. >> reporter: not to mention hacking computers and bugging phones. three years ago the russians intercepted the very undiplomatic phone conversation of a top american diplomat, victoria newman and posted it online. >> [ bleep ] the eu. >> reporter: trump said the russians have nothing on them and he's prepared to get tough with vladimir putin if needed. >> do you honestly believe that hillary would be tougher on putin than me? does anybody in this room really believe that? give me a break.
>> reporter: but u.s. officials believe it. saying they think putin ordered the hacking of the democratic party in part because he feared clinton would be tougher to deal with than trump. as for that former british spy, u.s. authorities tell us he's considered a reliable and trusted source who has helped in past fbi investigations involving both the kremlin and russian organized crime. brian ross, abc news, new york. and one more note from the doj. the department of justice is set to announce the findings from a civil rights investigation into the chicago police department. the attorney general will be in chicago today to deliver that report which concludes the police department has routinely violated the rights of civilians for years. chicago's mayor wants to read the report before making changes. a passenger jet under investigation this morning in northern california. it happened on board on alaska airlines flight from seattle to san jose.
officials in san jose were alerted to some sort of concern on board. we're told a number of passengers were taken to the hospital. no word on their conditions. and oklahoma is under a state of emergency this morning as the state braces for what could be a debilitating a storm. >> officials are preparing for widespread power outages. more than 100 generators throughout the state. some people could be without electricity for two days. a freezing advisory. for freezing rain is in effect. most of oklahoma along with four other states under a winter storm watch. >> we get ice but not too bad this time of year. the ice is to continue into sunday as much as an inch of ice. that could be dangerous leading to treacherous conditions on the roadways. there is a less expensive version of the epipen.
cvs is selling it. the generic version costs $110. that compares to the price tag of more than $600 for mylan's epipen. the new version is months after congress blasted mylan for boosting the prices of that life saving product. the world's largest online retailer is increasing its staff. amazon announced plans to add 100,000 jobs in the u.s. and the staff positions will increase amazon's american work force by over 50% in the next 18 months to more than 280,000. the move is an effort to bring goods closer to customers. amazon has not said where most of the hiring will take place. now to a driver who took the term drive through a little bit too far. >> here's the video from the moment a woman drove through the front window of a t mobile store. police haven't said why she did that.
police are speculating she may have just been angry with t mobile. there are other ways to handle your anger than driving through the store. >> those overcharges from when you go over your data will drive you mad. i'm not sure if it's that angry. >> coming up, salena gomez sizzling on and off instagram making news for her new man as she charges back onto social media with a steamy selfie. the los angeles rams hired the youngest head coach in modern nfl history. he could barely grow facial hair. how young is he? fairly old enough to drink. >> first a look at the forecast. "world news now" weather brought to you by buyleesa.com.
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it makes anything look epic. literally anything. >> enough. they >> reporter: it makes anything look epic. literally anything. >> enough. they get it. >> that's tom brady featured in intel's just released superbowl ad. we're already seeing super bowl ads. it's the first commercial released ahead of the big game. >> i think they meant to say tom brady makes anything look epic. fox is charging more than $5 million for a 30 second ad. word is 90% of the available ad slots have been sold. and tom brady is hoping to be a
on that day. >> he's hoping. and his wife hoping to be in the audience. tomorrow night the patriots host the texans. on sunday the steelers are in kansas city to play the chiefs. >> also on sunday the packers face the packers. -- the packers face the cowboys. amid all the playoff games one nfl team on the west coast is now igniting fresh outrage. >> the chargers have formally announced they plan to bolt san diego to join the rams in los angeles. >> bolt, i get it. >> but fans and city leaders are crying foul. what's with the terrible towel? >> i don't know. >> rubbing it in. >> reporter: the chargers are on the move. but san diego fans aren't cheering. problem is they're not going down field. they're going upstate. the chargers making a move to los angeles after calling san
century. >> well, it's an emotional decision, for sure. i've been in san diego over oh half my life. at some point you have to make a decision and move on. >> reporter: leaders in san diego aren't feeling the love. >> the decision to walk away from the fans and the team's legacies and memories is a new low. >> reporter: and they have bitter parting words for their long time heros. >> san diego didn't lose the chargers. the chargers just lost san diego. >> reporter: that sense of betrayal obvious at team head quarters where fans showed up and threw eggs to express their anger. >> go to l.a. have a good time. take your family and get out of my city. >> my uncle is probably turning over in their grave. they're a reason i'm a chargers fan. >> reporter: it comes after voters rejected a ballot vote asking for over a billion dollars in increased taxes to help fund a new stadium. >> the chargers wanted a lot more taxpa
could agree to. >> reporter: the chargers walked away from the negotiations. the l.a. chargers will share a stadium with the rams. >> we have to put a good product on the field. we have to get into the community which we plan to do. >> reporter: alex stone, abc news, los angeles. they known about the possibility of this move far while, but it seems like the graphic artists didn't have much time. this is the new logo for the los angeles chargers. it still has the bolt that the chargers had in san diego, but not a lot of people are having fun -- were liking it. >> okay, so they are having fun with it. >> yeah. calling it lazy. >> oh, no. >> it kind of looks like the dodgers logo. >> they didn't put much effort into it is the claim? >> exactly. and then you have to have the crying jordan. >> so sad about this move. let's talk about this. the rams have a new coh
has already made some history. he's 30 years old. he is sean mcvay. he turns 31 later this month. >> he has been the red skins offensive coordinator for the past three seasons. he's now the youngest coach in modern nfl history. youngest head coach. he is younger than two players on the rams roster even. espn reports the team has hired 69-year-old wade phillips to lead the defense. he's been involved in the nfl for 29 seasons. -- 39 seasons, rather. much longer than sean mcvay has been in the lead. >> when we come back, a steamy comeback to instagram. and the man who lost a coin toss that saved his life. we have "the skinny" coming up next. "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. "world news
week in l.a. tmz saying gomez was getting handsy and mouthy with the weekend. it could spark potential drama. gomez is friends with the sister of bella hadid, the weekend's ex-girlfriend. >> handy and mouthy. >> that means high fives? >> i would not imagine. >> it comes as gomez has been making her official return to instagram. this is her latest pic. >> with the "world news now" logo. >> i like the logo. >> she has 107 million followers. that photographer in the mirror is one of kim k's photographers. >> that guy in the mirror is kind of creepy. with the phone. i don't know what's happening there. >> nothing says america like that photo right there.
god bless the usa. >> next to a little known piece of tragic music history. partly involves "american pie". don mclean's song. it describes the day the music died. it tells a beautiful story. it's about a tragedy that day back in 1959, the plane crash that killed buddy holly and ritchie valens and big bopper. >> the story most people don't know is about tommy who was part of buddy holly's band. he lost a coin toss that left him off of that plane. what a fate for him. >> fascinating. they flipped a coin to see whether he or valens got a play. -- a seat on the plane. he lost the toss and had to take the bus to the next tour stop. now tommy passed away from complications from a hernia operation. he was 85 years old. he lived a long life after that tragic plane crash there. all as a result of that coin toss.
next we're getting our first look at the upcoming movie based on the smash 70s police drama "chips". >> it focussed on california highway patrol officers john and ponch cruising the freeways and fighting crime. we're getting a look at the newly released trailer of "chips". it stars dax shepard and michael pena. take a look. >> being suited up for battle. looking like ups drivers. >> go brown, right? >> this job is my one shot at saving my marriage. >> what are you wearing? >> my uniform. >> i'm a tough motorcycle cop without emotions. "chips" is set the hit the theaters on friday, march 24th. erik was in the original series. coming up, our weekly rewind. >> can you guess which stories this week made the cut? you're watching "world news now." we'll let you know. let you know.
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making headlines this week were shootings, floods, snow storms and president-elect donald trump. >> there were also time for well placed words from a hollywood icon and a first in a generation college football victory. here, our weekly friday rewind. >> he shot him down, and he took off running. >> i've been on the force 17 years. debra clayton is a hero. >> this is where the truck hopped the curb, ran into the crowd of 100 people. >> i'm proud of america for keeping this story alive. >> the rain stopped here 12 hours ago, but look at the water still pouring over the top of this dam. >> the entire downtown of
portland littered with down trees. >> these procedural complaints are related to their frustration at losing the white house and the senate. >> the things mcconnell thought were necessary for nominations we're asking for, and now they're denying it. >> it was an organized effort to caricature me as something that wasn't true. >> his record indicates we cannot count on him to support state and national efforts toward bringing justice to the justice system. >> do you believe that vladimir putin and his cronies are responsible for ordering the murder of countless journalists and political opponents? >> i do not have sufficient information to make that claim. >> if putin likes donald trump, i consider that an asset, not a liability. >> there are nepotism laws but when it comes to white house staff the president can surround himself with the people he wants to. >> as soon as you walked into
this office after you've been sworn in, you're in charge of the largest organization on earth. you can't manage it the way you would manage a family business. you believe in a fair and just and inclusive america. you know that constant change has been america's hallmark, that it's not something to fear but something to embrace. >> disrespect invites disrespect. violence incites violence. when the powerful use their position to bully others, we all lose. touchdown. >> an epic ending there to the college football game. and lots of football this weekend as well. a lot of things happening in the week ahead. >> are you watching? >> i will be watching. and the inauguration one week from today, mlk day. we'll be right back. this is "world news now" informing insomniacs for two decades. rld news now" informing insomniacs for two decades.
making news in america this morning, investigating the head of the fbi. director james comey coming under the microscope. did he violate policy by re-opening the hillary clinton e-mail investigation 11 case before the election? we're live in washington. confirmation showdown. donald trump's cabinet picks getting grilled. the common theme their stance on russia. why some appear to be at odds with their potential boss. spreading concern, the makers of nutella fighting back. one of its ingredients, it is claimed, can cause cancer. buried under feet of snow. a skier getting trapped after an avalanche. his dramatic rescue. and