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new this morning, on "world news now," mexico again refusing to pay for that border wall. >> just hours after president trump officially moved ahead on building the wall, the mexican president took to television to say, not so fast. hear what president trump told our david muir about who pay for the wall. plus, the growing protests over more issues than just that wall. we'll have details ahead. and what he told david about being inside the oval office and that letter that president obama left for him inside his desk. david takes us inside the white house in our abc news exclusive. then remember agentertainment legend from hollywood to broadway, we look back on the an cleavements of mary tyler moore and that special brand that really did turn the world on with her smile. and so many adorable animals so little time. it's a battle of baby animals taking over twitter
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everywhere. the country's zoos trying to top each other with the furrest, silliest and most likely to melt your heart unless you're allergic. it's thursday, january 26th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> do you have a panda allergy we should be aware of. >> i'm allergic to all of those things. there's been this battle, forget the east coast, west coast wrap bat. all the zoos tweetings their photos and the virginia putting out an apb for their animal that's missing. > it's the cutest twitter war ever. we start this half hour with swift reaction from mexico after president trump sign add order to start building the border wall. >> the mexican president kneet totem fat particularly declared they will not pay for any wall. sources say he's considering canceling a
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president trump that's set for next week. house speaker paul ryan acknowledged congress also initially foot the bill for the wall which could cost up to $14 billion. thousands of protesters gather inside new york last night to rally against the president's immigration crackdown. and they're speaking out against another executive order expected today aimed at restricting refugees and people from certain predominant litmus him countries. more from lana zak. >> reporter: on the same daypro tests are unfurled a banner with the word resist, mayors across the country are plaining to fight back against trump's immigration policy. >> i want to be clear. we're going to stay a sanctuary city. >> this city will not be bullied by this administration. >> this order does not change who we are or how we will go about doing our work. >> reporter: immigration on the top of the president's jands at the department of homeland security. >> beginning today, the united states of america gets back control of its borders. >> reporter: president trump used his executive power to
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sanctuary cities and order the building i've wall telling abc's david muir he will still ask mexico for payment but the u.s. taxpayers will front the cost for the sake of expendancy. he also says he's considering torture as a strategy to fight terror but will listen to his advisors. >> i ask him the question. does it work. does torture work and the answer was yes. absolutely. >> reporter: the message from fellow republicans, torture will not be allowed. >> with respect to torture, that's banned. >> reporter: and the unfounded issue of massive voter fraud is not going away. the president announce add investigation despite no evidence that millions vote the illegally. >> you have people that are registered who are dead. there were illegal who are in two states. have you people registered in two states. >> reporter: diane and kendis, the story has taken another turn. a florida official that i spoke with confirmed to me that will steve bannon, the president's own advisor, was registered to vote in
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florida in this last election. it's a reminder that voting inaccuracies are not the same thing as voter fraud. kendis, diane. >> good reminder from lana zak in washington. president trump's youngest daughter also tiffany reportedly registered to vote in two states which often happens as she mentioned, when people move. >> but the president did not back down when abc's david muir asked him directly about those unsubstantiated claims of widespread voter fraud. >> when you say in your opinion, millions of illegal votes, that is something that is extremely fundamental to our functioning democracy, a fair and free election. >> sure. >> you say you're going to launch an investigation into this. >> sure, done. >> what have you presented so far has been debunked. it's been called false. >> take a look at the pew reports. >> i called the author of the report last night. he told me they found no evidence of voter fraud. >> why did he write the report. >> he said no evidence of voter fraud. >> excuse me. why did he write the
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i always talk about the reporters that grovel when they want to write something you want to hear but not necessarily millions of people want to hear or have to hear. >> so you've launch add investigation. >> we're going to launch an investigation to find out and then the next time -- and i will say this. of those votes cast, none of them come to me. none of them come to me. they would all be for the other side. none of them come to me. but when you look at the people that are registered, dead, illegal, and two states and in some cases maybe three states, we have a lot to look into. >> we're going to have more from david's interview with the president later in the half hour. first the trump administration is clarifying what the president meant by saying saying the feds in to deal with the violence in chicago. white house press secretary sean spicer says president trump was referring to his desire to provide the presources of the federal government to the chicago's struggling law enforcement. there were no specifics about what form those
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take. hundreds of protesters meanwhile were out overnight in the center city in philadelphia outside a hotel where congressional republicans are holding their annual retreat. those protests are expected to be much bigger today when president trump addresses that galthering. lawmakers say the top agenda items are repealing obamacare and reworking the tax code. british prime minister teresa may will also speak there today. that's a first for any foreign head of state. trib bus are pouring in for mary tyler moore who has died at the age of 80. she's remembered for her pioneering on screen roles as well as her work on behalf of curing kibts and protecting animal rights. it was her television character mary richards who showed a generation you have young women who was possible in the male dominated workplace. abc's elizabeth hur backs back on her life and career. >> associate producer. can you believe that? >> mary tyler moore inspired single women everywhere to follow their dreams as memorable anyplace news producer mary
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moore show."" >> you've got spunk. >> born in brooklyn, new york, an aspiring dancer, she starred in several commercials. then in the 1960, carl reiner cast her as laura petri on the dick van dyke show." >> >> don't play innocent with me, rob. you found it and you opened, didn't you. >> reporter: her energy lit up the screen and a star was born. her success continued in the '70s with "the mary tyler moore show" where along with her sidekick rowda, moore showed single women could have all with seven emmy awards and three golden globes on the shelf, floor was also nominated for a best actress oscar for her role in the 1980s film, "ordinary people." in her memoir "after all," she acknowledged she was a recovering alcoholic and publicly discussed her struggle
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with diabetes spending many years raising money to fund medical research. after more than 50 years on television and in films, her memory continues to inspire. elizabeth hur, abc news, new york. >> and also ahead in this half hour, a mary tyler moore show reunion you've got to see. first the dow opens this morning above 20,000 for the very first time. that record fueled by strong earnings reports and optimism over president donald trump's pro business policies. the dow jumped 156 points and will open at 20,06. the s&p 500 and nasdaq joined in the party. the dow is closing in at all-time highs. a mumps outbreak in spokane, washington, has spread to about 90 people. health officials say at least 50 of those infected were vaccinated for mumps. hundreds of students who have not been vac flated for the disease are now required to stay home. students are being urged to get their vaccinations well. health officials expect the number of cases to spread in the coming
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you, craft heinz says instead of buying a super bowl ad, the company is giving all salaried employees off on the monday after the game. the company hopes that the move will drum up some more bub lisity than a commercial would. both are pricey. 30-second super bowl ads go for about $5 million. craft heinz has more than 40,000 salaried employees and also started an online petition calling for the monday after the super bowl to be declared a national holiday. >> you think that would have happened if pittsburgh was in the super bowl? i mean, pennsylvania-based? what do you think, jack? >> i don't know. >> it would have and a tough time. >> i think there were a lot of people that could get behind having a super bowl sunday be a national holiday. >> it should be. >> or have it on a saturday. >> you know everyone's going to be struggling. coming up, president trump as tour guide in chief. the president opens up to david muir in his first network television interview as president. what he has to say
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and david takes us behind the white house doors. >> and love is all around this morning for mary tyler moore. we'll look back at a recent mary tyler moore so cast reunion and the show's special brand of magic. >> you can check out our special brand of magic. is that what we call it. >> or something like that. >> sore thing like that at instagram abcwnn. you're watching abc's "world news now." 0's. i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i looked at my options. then i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ malennouncer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call now and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare surance company.
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we're back now with that abc news exclusive. president donald trump's first network interview one-on-one with david. >> they covered a range of issues but perhaps the most revealing part, actually came during the white house tour. >> so we're in the oval office. >> this is the oval office. this is truly one of the great spaces and i bring people in from general motors and from ford and the biggest people and i bring in the labor leaders and the people that are in the labor movement. and they walk into this room and they just want to take it in. they could stand here for an hour just taking it in. this was the letter given to me by president obama. >> we saw that image of him the final morning that he was here putting the letter on the deck. >> which was, i won't show it to you, read it to you, but a just a beautiful letter. >> that surprised you? >> well, i think nothing that
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surprised me but it was stated beautifully. but that i'm representing a lot of people. and i'm carrying on a very important tradition. and just do a great job. he wants me to do a great job. >> reporter: the president then takes us through the west wing to show us the photos they already have on the walls. >> these are some of the pictures that were taken. this is the swearing in. and the first dance was melania. >> i do want to ask you about this photo right here. i saw this moment on inauguration day. i saw you put your hand on president obama's back there. what did you say to him? i saw you smiling. >> there is a warmth. if you see that picture, there is a warmth there, but that was an incredibly beautiful moment. >> reporter: just before we leave, the president tells us, he wants to show us just one more image. >> one thing this shows is how far over they go here. look how far this is. this goes all the way down here all the way down.
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you don't see that in the pictures. but when you look at this tremendous sea of love, i call it a sea of love, it's really something special that all these people traveled here from all parts of the country, maybe the world, but all parts of the country hard for them to get here. many of these people were the forgotten men and women. many of them. and they loved what i had to say. more importantly, they're going to love the result. >> mr. president. >> thank you very much. thank you, david. >> thank you. >> very glad to see the president has given up that whole argument over the size of the crowd on that day. >> i wonder. >> the sea of love. >> i wonder how tempted david was to sneak a peek at the letter, you're not going to tell us what it says? let me take a quick look. >> i'm quite sure he wanted to take a look. >> coming up, remembering an entertainment legend. >> more mary tyler moore. (coughs) that cough doesn't sound so good. well i think you sound greaove over. easy booger man. take mucinex dm. it'll take care of your cough.
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it was a quick witt and an amazing dead pan delivery that were among the many qualities that first endeared a generation of both men and women to mary tyler moore. >> all of it very subtle. her ground breaking show still resonates more than 40 years later. enduring even after her death. four years ago indicates i couric sat down with the cast that have show. >> they could turn the world on with their smiles. >>
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>> their apartment battles. >> this is my apartment. >> their vibrating beds. long before carrie and the gang, before hb o's "girls" there were those other girls, mary, rhoda, sue anne and georgette, the female leads of the mary tyler moore show". yesterday the fierce five played by mary tyler moore, valerie harper, cloris leachman, betty white and georgia engal were together again to film an episode of hot in cleveland" and to reminisce. >> when you think back on the showing that really started all of this, why do you all think it resonated so much? >> it so reflected life, katie. it reflected women. >> and then mary, that ever popular question, how come a girl like you isn't married. >> how come you're still single. >> tell me why you think people were so attractive first of all to rhoda? >> because they
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themself. >> i can't. i got to lose ten pounds by 8:30. >> a friend of mine once said, mary is who you wish you were. rhoda is who you probably are. and phyllis is who you're afraid you'll become. >> i thought that was. >> we try to be very truthful in our family. you're not her aunt. >> what about sue anne kniffins? what was it about her, betty. >> she was the neighborhood n nymphomaniac. >> they don't men liking this anymore. >> they don't make dip like this anymore. >> georgia, what about georgette. >> she was the slowest one of the group but they had fun -- sometimes having the wisest thing come out of georgette's mouth. >> surprise. >> it's not a surprise party. she expected it. >> oh, expected. >> this may be the last time the five will be together but the mood of the reunion wasn't sad. it was a celebration of old friends and
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made tv history. >> as we sit around on the set, running lines, and it's just you know, makes me think what a lucky woman you are. how fabulous to be working with the people who are your very good friends. >> it's true. >> no, it's true. >> you become even more than family. you become because it's something that you can't explain to anybody. it's just there. >> and i look around at these girls and i just. >> me, too. >> my heart fills up with so much happiness. >> happiness and love and celebration and what life really is. ♪ you might just make it after all ♪ >> if you watch the show now, it's still hilarious. that's the best part of it all. a fun fact for you. >> what is it. >> so on the show mary tyler or mary richards ends u
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ly last 4 hours. but just one mucinex lasts 12 hours. let's end this. you're tuesday -- or your thursday mix. we're going to start with -- >> deputy set us back? >> let's keep it thursday. >> we're going to talk about super bowl sunday. apparently a lot of people are probably expected to indulge and indulge a lot. tostitos has kind of come out with an interesting sort of branding, marketing scream and also something to help save lives at the same time. so their new bags will be specially equipped with a sensor. say you overindulge at jack's party there on super bowl sunday. there are sensors that can detect any trace of alcohol in a person's breath if no alcohol is found, the bag touches green as in go ahead and go home. if it is found it, turns red. and as part of all of this
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call and get an uber cab from there as a part of it and get a $10 discount. it's all in partnership with madd is, mothers against drunk driving, tostitos and uber. >> that's a lot of technology in a chip bag. >> interesting. fascinating. so there is a war of words going on between zoos across the nation and it is the cutest twitter war ever. so it started with this from the national zu talking about a new gray seal pup born on january 21st. >> yeah. >> well, the virginia aquarium decided all right. we'll see you and raise you an otter and an osprey. then followed up saying don't worry, we're still here when they didn't hear from the national zoo again. so not to be outdone, the national zoo responded with bam, oldie but goodie. adorable baby tigers. and this w
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on for a very lo very long time because. >> it's adorable. >> you can't get enough of adorable animals and who can really. >> yeah. many zoos are like it's been broughten. >> zoos and aquariums are trying to get involved cutest seahorse ever. >> yes. next a cute tortoise. next to an interesting -- i like turtles. an interesting feat. there's a milk crate challenge. i guess it's a thing. and this kid is owning that challenge i would say at this point. so okay. i should point out first he's harnessed in but he was able to climb atop a 16-foot tower of 20 milk crates before reaching out and grabbing a bar suspended from the ceiling there. the child in the video secured in the harness as i said, but steadily rising in popularity i'd say. oh! >> very cool. good thing. don't try that at home. and las for a guy who wasn't quite so gref
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this morning on "world news now," immigration overhaul. the many new actions taken by president trump that leave millions hanging in the balance from building a border wall to the children of undocumented immigrants. our david muir questioning trump on it all. >> also from that interview, the president explains his unsubstantiated claim that millions of fraudulent votes costed him the election. hear why he is now doubling down, calling for an investigation. also this half hour, the passing of an entertainment legend. >> the woman behind the infamous hat toss that inspired a generation of women to chart their own course. we're looking back on the life and ground breaking career of mary tyler moore. and what recording legend stevie wonder did lately that has one young musician saying isn't he lovely. and he's completely overjoyed right now.


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