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severely injured patients were transferred here to loma linda hospital where i spoke with their chief of emergency medicine. she told me they're prepared because in her opinion, something like this happening was not a platter of if, it was a matter of when this kayna whitworth, abc news, san bernardino. stay with abc news as more details come in from
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coming up, we'll hear from a survivor of that rampage whose trip to the restroom saved his life. that's later in this half hour. and lest we forget, there was another mass shooting a week ago, colorado springs. today is morning a victim of that armed attack. university police officer garrett swasey and two others were killed in the shooting at the planned parenthood clinic one week ago. the governor, mayor and other pishls will attend his funeral which follows a procession through the city. swasey responded to the emergency call at the clinic. this despite the fact it was not in his jurisdiction. chicago mayor rahm emanuel now welcomes a justice department. earlier this week, had he called the civil rights investigation "misguided," but hillary clinton and the illinois governor expressed support for it. manual emmanuel dropped opposition to a new dashcam video that allegedly shows another police shooting of a black teen. it will be made public next week.
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women suing bill cosby for defamation plan to depose his wife next month. the legal team is objecting saying she is not accused of defamation and the request the amounts to harassment. the seven women say cosby's representatives denamed them after they went public. >> overseas the family of oscar pistorius says it is are considering legal options now that he has been convicted of murdering his girlfriend. an appeals court yesterday changed his manslaughter conviction to murder after finding the judge in his original trial wrongly applied a legal principle. the ruling from that appeals court also called pistorious' testimony untruthful. >> this case involves a human tragedy of shakespearean proportions. the accused conviction and sentence on count one are set aside and replaced with the following -- guilty of murder. >> pistorious remains under house arrest and will be
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conviction next year. the minimum sentence for murder in south africa is 15 years. this is a big development. the u.s. marines now looking for good, a few good women and so are the army, navy and air force. ash carter ordering services to open all military jobs to women including combat roles. right now about 10% of u.s. military jobs remain closed to women but carter says the military can no longer afford to disqualify half the u.s. population. >> they'll be allowed to drive thanks, fire mortars and lead soldiers into combat. they'll be able to be as army rangers and green berets, navy seals, marine corps infantry -- air force paratroopers and everything else previously open only to men. >> this is such a big deal. incredible. the corps has asked for partial exemption. carter said not going to happen. we're going to allow the women in. the policy begins next month. full implementation set for april.
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through -- it's rigorous. they've got to keep up with what the men are doing. why are you asking me if i'm going to sign up? you're the gym buff around here. you're the gym buff. >> now that you're allowed to. >> we can put lipstick on you and send you out there. >> lipstick on a pig. >> that's not where i was going. the last time we saw president obama in a traditional holiday role he was pardoning turkeys. the day before thanksgiving, he was in a holiday spirit last night, as well. >> the president and first family are lighting christmas tree. it was the 93rd annual lighting of the national tree. >> mr. obama took a moment during his comments to recognize the victims of the san bernardino massacre. he said their loss is everyone's loss because we're all one american family. >> that is true. it is really everyone's loss. >> beautiful picture there. coming up "in the mix" important advice for parents of
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how to calm down a cranky baby. >> i look forward to you presenting that to us. returning to our top story and the political ammunition for the presidential candidates debating terrorism and gun control. >> but first the county worker who took a restroom break just before the gunshots rang out in southern california. his ordeal and what he did until now." start the interview with a firm handshake. ay,no! don't do that! try head & shoulders instant relief. it cools on contact, and also keeps you 100% flake free. try head & shoulders
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scenes from a disaster there. and we learn more from about the couple behind the wednesday's massacre in san bernardino. we're also hearing the harrowing stories of some of the survivors. >> one of them syed farook's cubicle mate was in the restroom when bullets came bursting through the paper towel dispenser. david muir has his story. >> during the break, i excused myself and got to the restroom. and when i finished up in the restroom, i'm ready to leave and there's like a bomb went off. and i turned back and look at the mirror. i can see that i'm bloody here, here and here. and i don't know what it is. >> you were at the paper towel dispenser? >> i was in the restroom.
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off. >> comes right through the paper towel dispenser? >> i get hit with a blast. i don't know what it is. i thought the paper towel dispenser was booby-trapped. i announced to the other people in the restroom we're under attack. so the one that was beside me, i told him to get down on the floor and we put our feet against the door to inhibit anybody from entering the restroom. so we're hearing all these gunfire take place. we're not feeling anything. i'm trying to contact my wife and tell her i love her and that i'm okay. but we're under attack. and so the gentleman beside me, i asked him to call the police. and he did and he got through to them and he told them we were in the restroom and there was three of us. within minutes of us being there i guess it was four or five minutes, they came and they
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door but they couldn't move the door because we had it braced closed. >> with your feet. >> yeah. >> you were frozen? >> one of my co-workers was outside that restroom within from her to myself and she took two or three rounds. and so we could see the injuries on her. i could feel my little bit of bleeding. some pepper marks all over my body. and oh we said, you know, we've got to get her to an ambulance. she's ambulatory so we sent her on her way. wounded. he helped survive. >> did she thank you? >> yes. >> she said this is the man that rendered me aid and that made me feel good. >> in the moment you saw him, you got to the hospital. >> got to the hospital. i was very thankful. i didn't know if he was shot. i didn't know what was going on. >> she didn't want to believe me
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this morning, authorities haven't yet ruled out terrorism in wednesday's massacre? san bernardino, but some presidential candidates are already convinced it is. >> with candidates on both sides weighing in, republican ted cruz was the first to call it radical islamic terrorism. now he's not alone. abc's tom llamas. >> reporter: two of the leading republican candidates say when they look at the san bernardino shooting rampage, they see one thing. terrorism. >> we've got a lot of bad things going on. radical islamic terrorism. take a look. i mean, you look at the names, you look at what's happened. you tell me. >> reporter: do you think this was terrorism in california? >> i think it was terrorism, yeah. i think it was terrorism. >> reporter: senator ted cruz saying it's further proof we're a nation at war. >> and all of us are deeply concerned that this is yet another manifestation of terrorism, radical islamic terrorism here at home. >> reporter: for hillary clinton, this tragedy
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violence. tweeting "i refuse to accept this as normal. we must take action to stop gun violence now." but in new hampshire tonight, she believes this is terror, too. >> it's becoming clearer that we are dealing with an act of terrorism. something that included bombs, luckily one that didn't go off, but pipe bombs that were found through a search of their home. lots of weapons. and just a deliberate, hateful murder of all those innocent people. >> reporter: some republicans are reserving judgment on a motive. both senator rubio and jeb bush waiting on more information. tom llamas, abc news, washington. a lot of people are already -- even a few hours, the shots had not even stopped flying and a lot of people were putting their opinions out about it. we should point out donald trump
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waiting period back in 2000. sounding different now. >> it's hard when it's such a sensitive issue not to be accused of politicizing this which happens so quickly after one of these tragic events. >> and it does. >> coming up, how to calm a crying baby. (whimpers/squeals) are you okay? yeah, i just got charged for my credit monitoring. that's how i know it's working. ah. you know you can go on creditkarma.com and check it out there. it's completely free. really? yeah. oh, that didn't hurt at all. yeah, completely painless.
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this morning on "world news now," developments overnight from san bernardino as investigators uncover explosive new details after the office complex rampage. we're live in southern california. >> surviving the worst. the office mate of the gunman taking a restroom break as the shoots were fired, a move that would save his life. his unforgettable ordeal. >> new this half hour, returning to washington, george w. bush and his right-hand man. >> what brought dick cheney and a whole lot of memories back to our nation's capital. it was history in the making. >> and later in "the skinny," the rock stars from coldplay get set for the gig of their lives.
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it's friday, december 4th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good friday morning. i'm reena ninan. >> and i'm kendis gibson. of course, everybody's still dealing with the tragedy that took place in southern california more than 24 hours ago. the massacre there in san bernardino still having an impact. as we get a clearer picture of the husband and wife killing team who shattered dozens of lives. >> police say syed farook and tashfeen malik had 6000 rounds of ammunition, 12 pipe bombs and there were 75 to 80 people in the room when they opened fire. 12 of the 14 people killed were county employees like farook. our coverage begins with abc's brian ross. >> the fbi is now treating the investigation of syed farook and his pakistan born wife tashfeen malik, as a case of terrorism. >> the evidence will lead us to
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takes us. >> reporter: behind the doors of the young couple's san bernardino home, police say they could have been used to kill thousands of people. >> clearly they were equipped do another attack. >> reporter: in the garage, a virtual bomb factory with 12 unexploded bombs, described as similar in make to this one featured in an al qaeda publication. and more than 6,100 unspent rounds or bullets found at the home, and in the getaway car, along with two high-powered assault rifles and two handguns. all purchased legally and quietly stockpiled by farook, prior to the deadly assault on a holiday party for his fellow workers from the county health department. >> nobody just gets upset at a party, goes home and puts together that kind of elaborate scheme or plan. to come back and do that. there was some planning that went into this. >> reporter: by outward appearances, farook, born in chicago, lived a quiet life in this small community outside los angeles. on muslim dating sites, he
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looking for love, seeking a wife who would wear a hijab. he called himself a liberal, interested in snowboarding, working on cars and taking target practice in the backyard. his wife is a mystery to authorities, and it's not clear how they met. >> we don't know enough. we do not know enough. >> reporter: she came to the u.s. with him in 2014 from saudi arabia, on what's known as a fiance visa, and according to this marriage certificate, they married in riverside, california, in august of that year. when their daughter was born just six months ago, they registered for baby gifts, asking for pampers and an infant car seat. yet, on wednesday, they left all that behind, as farook took the wheel of the suv, rented just a few days earlier, and his wife sat in the back, firing dozens of rounds, as the police closed in and ultimately killed them both. >> the fbi is looking at connections between farook and
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involved in the radicalization of farook or the planning of the attack but the fbi says it's still too early to call this an act of terrorism. brian ross, abc news, new york. >> as investigators uncover more details about the suspects, the san bernardino community is confronted with grief. >> our coverage continues live in san bernardino with abc's brandi hitt. brandi, good morning. can you tell us about the vigil there last night? pretty emotional. >> reporter: good morning, reena and kendis. what a turnout overnight. there were hundreds if not thousands of people who gathered for this public vigil to honor the victims, the 14 people who many of the people said they didn't know any of the victims. they just wanted to come and show their support. the mayor was there is along with many officials and the mayor told the crowd, the eyes of the world are now on us because of this mass shooting and we refuse to let it cripple us, reena and kendis. >> and brandi got to say the folks in san bernardino have been keeping us updated
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they held a late night news conference last night. what did the investigators reveal? >> reporter: they held one pretty late last night. governor jerry brown actually made an appearance and said that he believes that the state of california is working together best as possible, and he still guard. i thought that was an interesting point that he made. when it came to the investigators, they revealed nearly all of the victims were, in fact, county employees here which is not a surprise because it was a county training event with the department of public health. but still most of them appear to have been targeted, county employees, the people who weren't county workers, a couple of them, worked at a coffee house here. so that is so unfortunate. then of course, we heard from one of the first responders for the very first time. one of the first officers on the screen describing the heart break and carnage. he was even shaking.
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all these victims, see the fear and unfortunately, bypass so many of the wounded because their first goal was to try and find that shooter. luckily more officers came on scene and he said he was able to let those officers go after the gunmen if they were still at the scene so he could help those who were wounded. >> that first responder saying they trained for the worst and this was much worse than they've trained for. brandi, thank you. >> reporter: he said you could smell the gun powder. if you can imagine how many shots had to be fired in order for you to smell that kind of gun powder. >> that's why he thought they were still there in that scene there because he could still smell it. it was still very fresh. brandi hitt, thank you. >> so many things about this attack that you don't realize from the outside till you hear these stories. >> it was really an emotional late night news conference. all 14 people killed have now been identified and those who made it out alive are recalling the horror. patrick baccari was sitting at the same table as farook but in
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shots rang out. i took cover when a blast after shrapnel actually shot through the paper towel dispenser and actually hit him in the face. >> i announced to the other people in the restroom, we're under attack. get on the floor. and so the one that was beside me, i told him to get down on the floor and we put our feet against the door to inhibit anybody from entering the restroom. >> police led them to safety. baccari who is also a medic stuck around to help those who were the most seriously wounded. we're starting to see that shootings, including the one in san bernardino. the fbi set a one-day record for this is after the colorado even though it appears unlikely congress will take any action on gun control, many americans aren't taking any chances. >> it jumps up some for two reasons.
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start talking about gun control immediately during or you know, when that happens. and also the people being concerned for their own safety and wanting to take care of their families and themselves. >> even california sees a spike in gun purchases after high profile mass shootings and december could see a record number of background checks in the golden state because thousands of californians buy guns as christmas gifts. another victim of last week's planned parenthood shooting in colorado springs will be laid to rest today. thousands of people are expected to turn out for the funeral and procession for university of colorado police officer garrett swasey, including the governor and the mayor. swasey responded to the emergency at the clinic, even though it wasn't in his jurisdiction. he leaves behind a wife and two children. hundreds of protesters led by the group black lives matter stormed city hall in minneapolis last night showing support for demonstrators who had been camped outside a precinct since the fatal shooting by police of jamar clark last month. police cleared out that
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protesters say they'll continue demonstrating till police release video of the shooting. of the death of rock singer scott weiland. he was best known as the former lead singer of the stone temple pilots, one of the most successful bands of the 1990s. he had a long history of substance abuse. he died in his sleep and was found on his band's tour bus last night in minnesota shortly before a show was scheduled to start. he even tweeted 12 hours ago that he was heading to atlanta and looking forward to it. scott weiland, just 48 years old. >> the family of a "washington post" reporter jailed in iran is not giving up. jason rezaian's brother delivered a message yesterday. iranian officials say that he was spying for the u.s. he was sentenced to an unspecified prison term. yesterday was his 500th day of imprisonment.
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he's been really neglected mostly. left by himself almost in solitary for 17 months now. >> the state department says it supports the petition and is continuing its own efforts to free rezaian. the publisher of the "washington post" said the u.s. should keep the treatment of rezaian in mind of their own when it deals with iran." >> to washington, d.c. now and the newest bust to be unveiled in the u.s. capitol building belongs to former vice president dick cheney. his wife lynn did the honors yesterday on capitol hill. former president george w. bush was there and said he benefited from cheney's counsel during his time in office. cheney was equally full of praise for his former boss. >> i've been granted a few distinctions along the way in politics and there's none i prize more than to have my name there in the story of those years beside the name of our president george w. bush. >> there were some light moments, as well. cheney said being cast in marble
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one chance at being remembered. then he turned to vice president biden and said you see, joe, there's much to look forward to. >> you know at one point in the day somebody tweeted there was no democrats at that event. i could not believe that. come on. there had to be. obviously joe biden was there and i can't imagine. it was early on, a political reporter had tweeted that out. >> i'm sure there were plenty. >> there must have been, right? a russian artist just completed a sculpture he believes will become a guinness record. >> that's because it is a life sized statue of russian president vladimir putin he chiseled from more than 150 pounds of chocolate. it is expected to take center stage at this weekend's festival of chocolate in st. petersburg. >> he crafted a chocolate version of putin's dog connie and once the festival is over, the putin and connie confections will not be eaten or sold. instead they'll be returned to the workshop where they were
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melt into oblivion and maybe somebody will make some fondue out of that. >> you don't want to eat that once it's been on display. >> it might it be good chocolate. coming up, pamela anderson's upcoming photo spread and coldplay's huge gig to be seen by millions. >> you would eat that after it was on display? first as we return to our top story, we're going to get advice from a safety expert on how to survive a siege in your workplace. it's advice that could save your life. you're watching "world news now." you're watching "world news now." yeah...just wait 'til we hit ten thousand feet. i'm gonna take mucinex sinus-max. too late, we're about to take off. these dissolve fast. they're new liquid gels. and you're coming with me... wait, what?! you realize i have gold status? do i still get the miles? new mucinex sinus-max liquid gels. dissolves fast to unleash max strength medicine. start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. >> important message
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along with the horror and the grief that's gripped americans as we all watched the san bernardino massacre play out has been another more visceral reaction. >> so many of us can't help but wonder, it's been on my mind and so many people's mind, what do you do in that same situation.
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workplace. abc's elizabeth vargas gets life saving advice. >> you need to react, the first five seconds of an active shooter incident is paramount. >> reporter: workplace safety consultant john bruner says to save your life, fight the panic. first, try to run. >> if you're in this situation, elizabeth, and you know that the shooter is pretty far away, right here, we have an exit. we're going to tell people, "we have a shooter down the hall. let's exit over here." >> reporter: if there's no quick way out, use anything to create a distraction. a fire extinguisher can create a literal smoke screen. but say you're trapped and there is no way to run. option two, hide. in the bathroom without a lock? bruner says improvise by using a belt to slow down entry. and if you have to hide inside an office -- >> we lock this door. >> reporter: but what if you're cornered in your office and the gunman finds your hiding spot? >> if you're hearing him bust through this door, you have to quit the hide and you have to
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>> reporter: option three -- fight. the minute he comes in the door, i go at him? >> you need to be aggressive. you have to fight for your life. >> reporter: look around for anything that could be used as a weapon. what do i do? do i go for their throat or their -- >> you go for any piece of body you can. >> reporter: it is all about developing a survival mindset. act quickly, act decisively. if you think of yourself as a warrior, that could increase your chances of getting out alive. your life will depend on it. elizabeth vargas, abc news, new york. >> i had no idea. >> some really great advice. >> yeah. >> all right. we'll be right back. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. tt2watv# 1d! bt@q4", tt2watv# 1d! "a@q$.h tt2watv# 1d! bm@q/%d tt4watv# 1d!" dztq )&< tt4watv# 1d!" entq y"\ tt4watv# 1d!" gzt& @%$
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skinny, so skinny >> okay. so topping our headlines for the "skinny" this morning, the super headliner at the upcoming super bowl halftime show. >> it's one of the biggest annual spectacles in american culture so why not have a british band? we're talking about coldplay. the timing couldn't be better. >> yeah, their new album "head full of dreams" is out today. front man chris martin is pumped up releasing videos of their first meetings and rehearsals they're already doing this. it's going to be wonderful he
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sure, just save us a few tickets. we'll be there. thanks, man. so next up, closing out an era at "playboy" in a big way. >> she's appeared on the magazine's cover more times than any other celebrity. it's only natural pamela anderson will be the last person to pose nude for the gentleman's magazine. the new issue will mark anderson's 14th appearance since 199. >> wow. >> the 48-year-old former "baywatch" star even checked with her teenage sons before agreeing to the spread since in the past they'd been teased about their mom before, they both encouraged her to do it. >> not weird at all. "playboy" featured marilyn monroe on the cover in 1953 when it debuted but it announced in october it would stop publishing nude photos. >> now to kanye west and another unforgettable award acceptance speech. >> he won the shoe of the year award for his popular adidas yeezy boost. when it came time to accept the awards, here's what he had to
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>> it's just a mood board. that's my new style of speeches. it's very unorthodox. you guys are designers. you have it all together. feel free to talk [ expletive ]. it's good to have someone to talk [ expletive ] about. so just don't want people to talk [ expletive ] about me. [ expletive ]. >> okay. see? he can take it. and to be fair, before the speech, kanye warned everyone saying "if you don't like profanity-ridden speeches that end with a presidential bid, then you can go to the bathroom." >> ouch. whoa. >> it was a long one. in case you missed it, another banner holiday kickoff at the nation's capital last night. >> the first family, lawmakers and celebrities turned out at president's park to light the national christmas tree. actress reese witherspoon emceed the event and president obama counted down the lighting of the tree. >> he took time to steal a kiss with one celebrity in
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children right now. they attack us because of who we are, not because of what we do. >> the tirades against planned parenthood in the last few months have really been over the top. >> any hate crime is a horrible thing. no matter from where it comes and should be condemned very strongly. >> multiple shots that were fired. we're getting a suspect last seen wearing a black ski mask, all black clothing carrying a shotgun. >> why would he do something like this? i have absolutely no idea. i am in shock myself. >> we have a pattern now of mass shootings in this country that has no parallel anywhere else in the world. and there are some steps we could take. >> it is time for us to say, we're going to have comprehensive background checks. we're going to close the gun show loophole. >> we have to really cherish and protect our second amendment. and i will be the best at it, believe me. >> we're here to bury police misconduct in the city of
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than dealing with the issue and a distraction. >> i honestly feel good about it. i really do. i really feel at peace with it. and you know, excited for what's to come honestly. the amount of respect that i have for the fans on the road just showing mutual appreciation and respect for each other to me is enough. from from i got it from my daddy, got it from my daddy, got it got it >> thank you, psy for giving us a little pick me up. >> a little levity on what was a rather tough week. that's his new video "got it from my daddy." >> 24 million views. >> already. >> i'm not surprised. >> still 2 billion short where his previous one got. >> i want to wish those of you celebrating on sunday an early happy hanukkah. >> don't miss our updates on facebook, wnnfans.com. >> announcer: this is abc's
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i'm reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. some of our top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now," mission to kill. the couple behind the massacre at a san bernardino conference center had more than 6,000 rounds of ammunition and a dozen pipe bombs. but somehow they managed to stay under the radar. full coverage ahead. >> a large turnout expected at the funeral procession and service for the police officer killed in last week's planned parenthood shooting in colorado springs. garrett swasey responded to the emergency call even though it wasn't in his jurisdiction. >> all jobs in the u.s. military will soon be open to women, even combat roles. defense secretary ash carter made the announcement the new policy begins next month.
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april. >> and president obama along with the entire first family lit the national christmas tree. in his comments, the president spoke to those affected by the san bernardino massacre saying their loss is everyone's loss. those are some of our top stories on this friday, december 4th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning to you. we begin this half hour with the bloodbath in california. new details on the shooter's arsenal, enough firepower to take out hundreds of people. >> as the fbi tries to figure out why a young couple would inflict such harm on the innocent, the 14 people killed are being remembered. abc's brandi hitt has the latest from san bernardino. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, kendis and reena.
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the 14 victims killed here, the oldest 60 years old, the youngest just 26. many of them parents with young children. hundreds in this community gathered to remember them. heartbreak and tears as this southern california community mourns the death of 14 people. all of their names confirmed by the medical examiner. ryan reyes lost daniel kaufman, his partner. >> the world will suffer from having one less person like him in it. >> jennifer thalasinos had a last memory of her husband nicolas. >> i actually got an extra hug and a kiss before he left. so i'm just holding on to that. >> we have several down in the conference room. several down. >> when we entered, there was fresh gun powder and the smell of gun powder in the air. >> reporter: police say the two gunmen syed farook and his wife tash abfeen malik, were heavily armed with guns, explosives when they opened fire on farook's colleagues wednesday during a county work conference. police picked up the trail of the fleeing shooters and set off
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>> they're shooting at us from the suv eastbound on richardson. responding units watch -- >> cornered, the two shot it out with police. >> right now we have one down outside the car, one down inside the car. >> reporter: the couple died together in the fierce gun fight. the fbi finding a virtual bomb factory inside their home, raising red flags for one neighbor. >> wanted to report it but she said she didn't want to profile. >> reporter: the fbi is now leading this investigation and trying to figure out whether this was a terrorist attack and if there were any accomplices involved. california's governor said overnight we should all be on our guard. reena and kendis. >> thank you so much. many of those who knew syed farook never saw this coming. among them a coworker who shared a cubicle with him for years. >> we're talking about patrick baccari who had been sitting at the same table as farook but noticed he wasn't there when they took the annual holiday
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the rampage began sending bullet fragments through the paper towel dispenser. >> so we're hearing all this gunfire take place. we're not feeling anything. i'm trying to contact my wife and tell her i love her and that i'm okay. but we're under attack. and so the gentleman beside me, i asked him to call the police and he did. within minutes of us being there i guess it was four or five minutes, they came and they attempted to open the restroom door. >> baccari and farook were both environmental inspectors for the county health department. he said he considered him a friend. intelligence agents say gunman syed farook had been in contact with known islamic extremists apparently through social media. >> that's one lead investigators are following up on as they go deeper into farook's and his wife's past. we get more now from abc's matt
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>> the horror quickly overtaking the holiday luncheon as farook and his wife came into the conference room at 11:00 a.m. wearing tactical vests and bearing rifles. >> shots fired. >> we believe the suspects when they entered fired somewhere between 65 and 85 rounds. >> reporter: within four minutes, a massive law enforcement response. >> we have several down in the conference room. several down. >> it was unspeakable the carnage that we were seeing. >> reporter: discovering an explosive device, apparently intended to be triggered by remote control. >> i need you to advise all of the units to move with caution. >> we did locate the one pipe bomb that appears to not have worked. >> reporter: this video shows police trying to keep people calm. an outpouring of support for the officer who said this. >> try to relax. try to relax. i'll take a bullet before you
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>> those evacuated searched bun by one. but the suspects had fled. about four hours later, a tip leading police to this is house five miles from the center where the pair takes off again in that black rented suv leading police on a chase back towards the scene of the earlier rampage. >> the shooting at us from the suv eastbound on richardson. responding units watch your crossfire. >> tashfeen malik the female suspect firing out the back at police. >> the male suspect who was the driver got out and fired at officers from the street, as well. >> all in all firing 76 rounds. a neighbor capturing the gunfire. the suv now cornered. >> right now we have one down outside the car, one down inside the car. >> reporter: both suspects dead at the scene. and police finding assault rifles, handguns and thousands of rounds of ammunition in that car in addition to the 12 pipe bombs found in the house. this is still an active investigation. we've been watching fbi agents go into the house and come out with boxes of evidence.
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california. >> our coverage from san bernardino doesn't end here. look for our live updates later on "america this morning" as well as "good morning america." >> following the second high profile attack in two weeks, gun control is a hot presidential campaign issue. hillary clinton is telling new hampshire voters that she wants people to feel safe. she again called on congress to pass what she describes as sensible gun safety measures and on responsible gun owners to stand up to the gun lobby. >> donald trump's reaction to the san bernardino shooting has mostly been to praise police, but there in california and elsewhere at a book signing he said the press has been unfair to law enforcement only showing its mistakes such as white officers killing unarmed black teens. >> we have bad apples and you see only the bad apple. you don't see the good things. you only see the shooting the other day was terrible with the 16 bullets. >> we get a lot of bad things going on. >> he did call the san
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disaster," and again said at this book signing that parisians should have had guns during the attacks there. by the way, in order to view his live stream event, even our crew his book. >> okay. >> chicago mayor rahm emanuel now welcomes a justice department probe of his police department. earlier this week, he had called the civil rights investigation misguided. he changed his mind after hillary clinton as well as the it. emmanuel has also dropped his opposition to the release of a new dashcam video that allegedly shows another police shooting of a black teen. it will be made public next week. an argument between the escalated into road rage in south florida. the two drivers first yelled at each other as they drove. then they got out, then they the mercedes driver allegedly ended the argument by shooting the guy in the rolls. lungs.
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condition. police are looking for the other. lawyers for seven women who are suing bill cosby for defamation have served notice they plan to question cosby's wife camille under oath next month. mrs. cosby is not among those accused in the defamation suit but the lawyer says she has information valuable to their case. the women say cosby's representatives defamed them after they went public accusing him of sexual assault. >> a restaurant industry afraid over new warnings about salt displayed on menus requiring is chain restaurants to put a salt shaker icon on menu items that exceed the daily limit it says it will confuse and mislead customers. >> no worries about too much sodium in starbucks's newest menu offering called bagel if you're too lazy to spread your own smear, then, yeah, these are mini bagels prestuffed
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cream cheese or maple cream cheese and they only have 100 calories, fewer than latte. coffee drinks. for now only available in new york, philly and indianapolis. why don't we have these on set today? >> they're about 90 grams of carbs. but only 100 calories. but that's a great idea. >> you know i have no problem with carbs. >> that's true. it was an extraordinary end to the thursday night football game between the packers and the lions. so this should be an amazing episode of greg gumbel's tool book known as sports with reena. >> what an introduction. >> trying to mix it up. >> detroit was ahead 23-21 in what looked like the last play rodgers completes a pass and the lateral star, the ball gets back to rodgers who is tackled but there's a face mask penalty. one last play. heave into the end zone. it's caught by teammate richard
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>> it doesn't work. >> why doesn't it work? why? >> only for green bay. >> green bay wins in hyper dramatic style. that's the way to do it. 27-23. you have problems with this. why? >> that was fantastic. one of the detroit lions fans tweeted when i die i want the detroit lions to lower me into my grave so they can let me down one last time. >> and that's a problem? poor guy. so sad. the browns and the lions. >> it was a good game. >> fantastic. coming up from "insomniac theater" the reviews are in for the latest spike lee film and a holiday horror flick opening today. >> also ahead, a health alert to people who take sleeping pills. the warnings to turning to medication to fight insomnia. >> and the latest legal drama for oscar pistorius and the decision delivered to him by a south african judge. first our forecast, 20s in anchorage. where i'm going tomorrow. i checked to see what's happening in great falls today. nothing. that's because they know you're
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indictment of world soccer officials. that indictment came as fbi agents raided the offices of a sports marketing firm in miami. it's believed that firm agreed to pay bribes to soccer officials in exchange for broadcast rights. as for the indictment it charges 16 men with corruption including several members of world soccer's governing body fifa. this is a big deal. we don't pay as much attention here in the u.s. it's really big abroad. >> that scandal does continue. the international sports community reeling from another stunner. this one out of south africa. pistorius now convicted of murder. here's abc's las ma hassan. tragedy of shakespearean proportions. >> in the supreme court of appeals in front of a packed room, the judge declares oscar pistorius guilty of murder. >> the accused conviction and sentence on count one are set aside and replaced with the following, guilty of murder. >> reporter: overturning an earlier conviction of manslaughter on the grounds that
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person he was firing at through the bathroom door might have been fatally injured. >> if you fire into that cubicle, you must foresee the possibility that you may kill the person inside the cubicle and that is what actually happened. >> reporter: following a sensational trial in 2014, the athlete had been found guilty of manslaughter for the death of his model girlfriend reeva steenkamp on valentine's day in 2013. pistorious fired four bullets through this bathroom door, killing steenkamp after he says he mistook her for an intruder. >> my lady, it's just so improbable, it can never be reasonably possibly true and the clear indication of his mendacity. >> serving ten months of his five-year jail sentence in this cell, the athlete then moving to his uncle's home in pretoria after his sentence was reduced to house arrest. but now he faces at least 15 years for murder. sentencing is due to take place
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>> reporter: insomnia, tossing, turning, desperate to get a little shut eye. >> i'm not getting restful sleep and haven't for many years. and i would say on the average, it's between 4 and 4 1/2 hours per night. >> that's what he led brenda who suffered with insomnia for 25 years to take medication but she rarely takes it for fear of becoming addicted. >> i've tried almost everything. i have changed my bedding. i have blackout shades. i've changed my eating habit. >> reporter: but lots of americans do take prescription medication. in 2013, 9 million americans had prescriptions for sedatives. recently some studies suggest sleeping pills may increase the risk of psychiatric issues and even cancer for some people though a definitive cause and effect link has not been established. >> i think sleep aids should be used for an acute need but they're not the best use for long-term care of insomnia. >> reporter: so this past fall, brendan underwent a sleep test at the university of chicago
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the results? she had 32 brief awakenings every hour. now she's trying a behavioral modification program. >> i really need to limit my computer work because of the blue light they were sharing with me. eating earlier. no alcohol. >> reporter: the doctor recommends something called sleep restrictions. only get in bed when you're sleepy. no tv, no devices. if after 30 minutes, you can't sleep, get up and go somewhere else. >> cognitive behavioral therapy allows the patient to approach the bed and restructure their thought process so the bed is for sleeping and not a stressful experience. >> reporter: employing new behavioral changes, brenda is now tracking her sleep. first night netted six hours and a month into the program, she's averaging five hours, an improvement, she says. >> anything that could help me i'm willing to do because i am goal driven to get this taken care of. >> reporter: becky worley, abc news, oakland, california. >> so one cup of milk and a book
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okay. so time for "insomniac theater" and time to check out what's opening in theaters today. >> we'll start with spike lee shy rack" featuring nick cannon, samuel l. jackson angela bassett. a modern retelling of a greek comedy. a child is killed while caught in the middle of gang warfare. the girlfriend of a gang leader persuades a group of women to abstain from sex until their men agree to stop the violence. >> approximately 1500 hours, 75 women took possession of the armory. >> women did this? >> black and brown women.
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>> just black and brown women. >> how many dead? >> zero. >> just wounded. >> nada. >> they appear to be unarmed. >> how many? >> approximately 75. >> are you telling me that 75 black and brown women took a united states military armory unarmed? >> oh shy rack" is shaping up to be one of the best reviewed spike lee films in years was travis hobson of the examiner saying something got lee real mad and when he's mad he's at his best. amy nicholson says "chi-raq" is a marvel. >> spike is back. next up is "krampus", a horror comedy starring adam scott and toni collette. instead of coal, the children of eastern europe have had a darker punishment around christmastime in the form of the demonic horned beast named "krampus." when the squabbling of a family causes a young boy to lose his faith in christmas, the ancient
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to survive. >> how much ammo do you have? >> a couple shells still loaded. maybe a dozen in my pocket. why? >> i think our best bet is to stay put. board up all the doors and windows and as soon as the weather breaks, we'll go find her. >> i told you we should have gone to my brother's. >> sure, christmas on a pig farm. >> jesus was born in a barn. >> yes, he was. >> critics are being naughty and nice on this one. tim robe by saying it's too black hearted to feel like any kind of classic and vineta of "the upcoming" calling it a refreshing antidote to the excessive yuletide joy that is persistent at this time of year. >> if you want something dark go see it. if you want something dark, you can also go see shy rack". >> i love angela bassett. she's always good, isn't she? >> black and brown. black and brown, "chi-raq." >> that's the news for this half hour. brown, chi-rac.
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