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[bell chime] ting this morning on "world news now" -- terror fears. new warnings about isis taking aim at the u.s. following last week's attacks on paris. the major development after a history making march in france. the major discoveries after the airasia crash in the java sea. what divers uncovering and what it means for the investigation. cracking down. going undercover to catch drivers illegally parking in handicap spots. the sting operation and the costly lessons learned. later, the major award winner at the golden globes. who stole the show and who set the biggest fashion trends. it's all in "the skinny" on this monday, january 12th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning to you on this very busy monday morning. i'm reena ninan.
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>> hello to you all. i'm t.j. holmes. a new threat to the u.s. in the wake of the paris terror attacks. isis is calling for attacks in this country and against america's allies. >> but there was an amazing sighted in paris yesterday. more than a million people taking a stand against terror and intimidation. abc's matt gutman begin ourselves coverage. >> reporter: american police and security on alert. isis renewing its call to launch attacks here in the u.s., posting a new message on twitter calling on followers to strike the soldiers, strike their police, security and intelligence members. all this comes as more than a million people took to the streets in paris vowing to defy terrorism. the rally cry "je suis charlie" honoring the 17 people killed in the satirical newspaper "charlie hebdo" and the grocery last week.
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>> we are not afraid. >> we have to be here in memory of these people, innocent people. >> reporter: this is the chant we've been hearing all day, charlie. you don't see almost any security around here yet people say right now they feel safe. as the people rallied, the hunt for the most wanted woman in the world went international. hayat bomeddiene, the only known living suspect escaped france before the taeks, fleeing to spain, then turkey before officially crossing into syria. al qaeda and yemen initially claimed responsibility but new information about bomeddiene's life partner. an image from a video posted showing amedy coulibaly claiming credit for these terror attacks and pledging support to isis. >> we don't have any credible information that would allow us to make a determination as to which organization was responsible. >> reporter: the million-plus who gathered in paris sunday refusing to live in fear. matt gutman, abc news, paris. among those attending the
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rally was israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu, even though the french government had specifically asked him not to come. france thought netanyahu would divert attention from the rally. at a ceremony at the grand synagogue of paris, francois hollande got up and left as netanyahu got up to speak. netanyahu says israel would welcome any french jews who fear for their safety now. stay with abc news for the latest on the terror threats and investigation in paris. our next updates are on "america this morning" and "good morning america." breaking overnight. the airasia crash investigation. the black boxes have been found. divers recovered the flight data recorder after picking up intense pings near the area where they retrieved the tail section. they've also located the cockpit voice recorder, but it's still under heavy wreckage. a husband and wife were among three bodies identified yesterday. their baby, meanwhile, has yet to be found, but the infant carrier was still attached to the dad. >> now to michigan where it took
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two days to clear that epic highway accident on friday. whiteout snow blinded drivers and caused nearly 200 cars and trucks to slam into one another. one semi carrying fireworks caught fire. the whole cargo going up at once. it wasn't until sunday the road was open again just in time for the morning's commute. indiana public works crews are out pretreating the roads with salt at this hour expecting weather trouble for the morning commute. ice storm warnings are in effect across the center of the state until 7:00 a.m. crews say clearing snow is easy but freezing rain is a challenge because it washes that salt away. they are working 12-hour shifts to stay ahead of the storm. because of the incoming storm, federal offices are opening late in washington, d.c., and schools are closing or delaying classes throughout the northeast. >> chicago and its busy airports are also getting hit. as the storm system hits a wide area. accuweather's steph davis is tracking it all. good morning.
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>> thanks, reena and t.j. we're going to be dealing with a messy monday morning commute from the midwest towards new england. widespread one to three inches of snowfall expected across the upper midwest. the cities along the lakes, that does include cleveland and buffalo, will pick up three to six inches of snow. ice will be a major problem for the i-70 corridor in the midwest. i-80 across pennsylvania and i-81 in the northeast as well. watch for slick spots on the i-95 just north of d.c. pushing towards boston. meanwhile, across the southwest, watch for slow go due to rain showers. that's switching over to snowfall in the higher elevations and interior northwest. reena and t.j., back to you. five people were shot inside a california nightclub where chris brown was performing. the controversial r&b star was not injured. he'd been performing for a private party there. he was hustled away after the
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shots rang out. others panicked and fled as well. the five who were shot are expected to survive. now to a bizarre attack in texas. a man and a woman trampled to death by a camel. it happened at a north texas camel farm. it's a popular attraction for children. the owner of the farm and a worker was trying to give the camels water and then both were killed. not clear why the male camel became so aggressive, but he has been euthanized. president obama is taking on identity theft. at the federal trade commission headquarters today he'll talk about steps being taken to improve privacy especially students. he wants a law to notify customers within 30 days if there's been a theft of their data and another outlawing the sale of student data to third parties. at the vatican sistine chapel the music of the choir mingled with the cry of babies. pope francis baptized 33 babies there on sunday. part of a tradition marking the end of the christmas season.
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the 13 boys and 20 girls and a set of twins were children of vatican employees. in his homily the down to earth pope invited mothers to nurse their babies if they need to. well, the german automaker volkswagen is on a role. they delivered more than 10 million vehicles last year. a 4% increase. vw hadn't expected to hit that mark for another four years. it did it on the strong performance of its luxury brands porsche, audi and strong sales in china. volkswagen hopes to pull ahead of toyota within a few years as the world's largest auto mark. breakfast at tiffany's and countless couples have shopped there if they were thinking of tying the knot. the luxury jeweler is out with a new ad for engagement rings featuring a real life gay couple. it's part of a real life approach to love and romance and it's a profitable new customer base. a good reason to keep your iphone within reach.
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a new study found parting with your iphone causes separation anxiety. researchers at the university of missouri say iphone users performed better on tests when they had their phones with them. those deprived of their phones not only showed poorer performance but heart and blood pressure also went up. >> people look at this as an extension of themselves, their iphones. >> is this good or bad? >> not usually a place you think of for a tennis match but look at this. there they were, roger federer and lleyton hewitt. hitting balls back and forth to each other while riding on
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separate speed boats. >> there weren't any long races. they left quite a few souvenirs in the water. it was staged to drum up interest in a new tennis format debuting there meant to keep matches shorter. that's piqued my interest. >> that's the thing. that's what it's meant to do. get you curious. coming up "the skinny" on the way. the globe award winners and the fashion trends on the red carpet and all the attention paid to george clooney and his new bride. and the kiss cams. the latest scenes going viral and who says enough is enough? you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by mucinex fast-max. yea, actually i do. it's mucinex fast-max night time and it's got a nasal decongestant. is that really a thing? it sounds made up. i can't sleep when i'm all stuffy. i take offense to that. i'm not going to argue with a talking ball of mucus. i think you're being a little hasty...
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all right. you are driving around looking for a spot in a crowded parking lot. sure, there might be some handicap spots available, but what kind of a person would actually take one of those if you aren't really disabled? >> turns out a lot of people would. apparently all they think they need is just a placard. not anymore. police are cracking down as abc's jim avila tells us. he was right there with them. >> [ bleep ] out of the spot. >> stop. >> reporter: it's the american parking lot nightmare. too many cars. too few spaces. parking wars that even seep into the handicap zone. in the car capital of the world, los angeles, we joined undercover investigators for the california department of motor vehicles. >> this car here is something you're looking at?
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>> right. >> reporter: this suv is parked outside the runyan county hiking trails where parking near the gate is legal only for nearby residents or the disabled. these two women, clearly not disabled after an hour walk in the hills came back to find the dmv waiting for them, ticket in hand. >> want to know why you were using the placard to park here and go hiking. >> reporter: her friend got more jogging in away from us as the driver contemplated her fine. up to $700. this man and woman took the dog and headed for the hiking trail. the investigators check his placard and find it registered to a much older male. the couple returns 40 minutes later to an unwanted welcome. >> i'm not in a handicapped spot am i? >> you are on a street that requires a permit or -- >> i'm not in a handicapped spot. that's what you should be concerned about. people parking in handicapped spots.
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>> so you've never used the placard to park in a handicap spot? >> no. why would i park in a handicap spot? >> anybody ever just say i'm sorry? you're right. >> we do run into some of those. for the most part they're pretty vocal. >> reporter: final stop for these violators, a judge, community fine and possibly community service. jim avila, abc news los angeles. >> leave it to jim to look into something like that. i'm surprised people would do this. it's crazy. >> you think this is just some -- one thing you don't think anybody would do. because somebody might actually need. there's usually a lot of spaces available. to think that somebody might need it and you take it. nothing should surprise us anymore though, right? coming up, who looked the hottest at the golden globes? a round-up of the best fashion. >> and some of our best moments from the big night. "the skinny" is next. >> announcer: "world news now" continues
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>> for the ladies. julianne moore won best actress for a heartbreaking performance in "still alice." amy adams also won for "big eyes." >> eddie redmayne won best dramatic actor and michael keaton won for "birdman." >> and a couple of upsets. "the grand budapest hotel" and "boyhood" taking home top honors. let's get back to the start of the evening for what many viewers were interested in, the fashion. >> on the red carpet, a lot of good looks. amy adams won best actress. she was draped in this light blue versace. >> last year's fashion icon star lupita nyong'o turning heads in this purple and white couture dress. >> and lily tomlin and jane fonda, major fan favorites for the evening. they presented together. also emma stone had a bow cinched jump suit.
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whatever that means. it was bedazzled. >> bedazzled bodice. >> what is that? >> that's the bedazzled part. her shirt looking -- >> the top part? >> there you go. >> yes. i love my bedazzler. >> i should do the sports and you do the fashion. kerry washington. look at her. amazing in this color blocked gown. she had a baby eight months ago. and kate hudson in this white plunging versace dress. >> reese witherspoon showing a little skin in a calvin klein get-up. a $1.5 million tiffany diamond she's wearing. $1.5 million of tiffany diamonds. >> i have that same problem every not. showing off the most might have been jennifer lopez reminiscent of her grammy versace dress. >> it was all about the clooneys last night. the newlyweds looking classic. george revealed he was wearing the same tux he wore on his wedding day. the clooneys took part in a show of solidarity with the people of
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france. amal was spotted with a "je suis charlie" pin on her bag. other celebs held up similar signs. some of the most talked about moments of the night. we get back to j. lo and that dress she presented. >> they were trying to present an award and he mentioned her globes. kind of funny. kind of creepy. depends ss on your sense of humor. >> she did look great, though. >> prince came out on stage. you would have thought he won everything because the crowd of stars. everybody went nuts. whistling, even pulling out their cell phones to take pictures of him. >> we're still stuck in 1982 in hollywood. probably the funniest moment went to wes anderson when he started to thank the people who gave the awards with the most foreign names. >> yoram and dagmar and yukiko. these are the people i want to thank tonight and many others with names nothing like theirs but equally captivating. >> those are the people who vote
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for the awards. the foreign press association. he thanked some of the more interesting folks from the hollywood foreign press association as well. and so we saw all the big names from movies and tv. let's get to music with queen bey. a lot of people talking about beyonce and this picture she posted to instagram and rumors now flying. >> she's having fun on the beach. looks simple enough, right? well, it looks like where her belly would be in this picture that there's a substantial bump. everybody talking about it all day wondering if she might be pregnant. maybe just having fun with us or fun on the beach. the carters announced their first pregnancy on stage at the mtv vmas. so have fun with it, folks. could just be toying with us again. time for birthdays? >> starting with golden globe winner herself kirstie alley in 1991. >> howard stern, 61.
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>> ali wentworth, 50. >> and zayn malik from one direction.
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♪ ♪ oh, the music. goes with the story. nothing like being put on the spot in front of thousands of strangers feeling pressure to pucker up on the kiss cam. >> some guys just aren't into it. abc's david wright shows us the latest video to go viral. but is it real? >> reporter: courtesy of the new york knicks, an old joke with a new punch line. her boyfriend clearly isn't interested in the kiss cam so she goes for the next best thing.
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and the crowd goes bananas. the kiss cam waits for no man. not the future king of england. not even the kisser-in-chief. such is the tyranny of the jumbotron. >> personally, i hate the kiss cam. i do not go to sporting events to make out. if you go to a game, watch the game. if you'd like to kiss your date, terrific. but take her some place she's the focus of your affection. and not lebron james. your lady deserves better. >> how the other person responds can be as unpredictable as the action in the game. an opportunity for humor. an invitation for lust and the distinct possibilities of humiliation in front of 30,000 people. this guy picked beer over his girlfriend. another proposed only to have his girlfriend say no. >> i guess she needs time to think about it. >> reporter: john c. riley and will farrell just went for it.
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>> good morning everyone, it is 4:00 a.m., on this monday, jarn 12, tam is off, "action news" is coming on early to prepare you for a wintry mix. we'll be using storm tracker 6 live all morning live. sleet and rain could lead to a dicey ride to work and school. >> we'll have what to expect as you head out the door coming up. >> a water main break floods a busy philadelphia intersection. >> get to weather and traffic with meteorologist david murphy and karen rogers. good morni


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