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this looks like a movie trailer of kids, right? >> i would say that. >> it is not a movie trailer. these two young men, ethan and ruben, built a trench in their backyard. why did they do it? a very special anniversary. >> 100th anniversary of the battle of the storm, which starts in july and ends in november 1916. we main lly built it to commemorate that. we lost two relatives on the first day. that was kind of our inspiration. >> 57,420 brits died on the first day. the brits took the heavy load of that battle because of what happened at a french involvement. wherever they go to their grandfather's house, he would play war movies for them, so they decided to dig a bigger trench and smaller trench.
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they also have a watchtower, guard post, plus a no man's land. >> also used pioneer tools. so spades and pick axes, that sort of thing. no heavy machinery. >> one and a half million people died in that battle that lasted over a few months. >> then we invited our friends around to play. because they'd been so into it, they decided they want to follow our lines and do the re-enacting with us. >> typically, older people are involved. for them to take such a liking, it's remarkable. >> many of the soldiers were the older brother's age at the time. think of that, this kid right here playing around in his backyard back at the battle would have been in the battle. >> amazing what you can do when you're called to serve. these two guys, pretty amazing kids. thanks for watching. we'll see you next time on
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the restaurant by police and arrested yesterday afternoon. police say welsh drove six hours from salisbury, north carolina, to investigate a story online called pizza-gate. it's a story about sex trafficking linked to hillary clinton. it's an egregious and deliberate lie. the owner says he he's been receiving death threats. >> what happens today is that false and reckless conspiracy theories come with consequences. >> reporter: one story found fake stories could out-perform real ones. >> authorities say the suspect surrendered after he was shown no children were being harmed here. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. >> there was a lot of talk that
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some people on donald trump's transition team had been involved in retweeting some fake news stories, this one was retweeted by the son of mike flynn, he's now been selected to serve as national security adviser. so his son, not flynn, his son, tweeted about the pizza-gate conspiracy theories, that is not connected to what this man does, but there have been some questions about retweeting fake news stories. >> there's been so much about the threat of fake news, in terms of keeping the public informed, but in this case, bizarre to see it lead to a physical threat. >> very scary. coming up, she's back, aunt barbara is here with tupperware tips that are going to make you smile.
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♪ ♪ the holidays are now upon us. the host or hostess in each one of us kicks into high gear this time of year, but holiday food preparation and storage doesn't necessarily have to be a drag. it can actually be a cinch to store that year-old fruit cake, if you know what i'm saying. joining us now, the queen of
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tupperware, aunt barbara. good morning. >> oh, ryan, how wonderful. let's throw a party. i love a party. these are our classic bowls. you get a set of three. our tupperware impressions bowls, and they're perfect for parties, perfect for leftovers, they coming with the seals, they all nest together. really nice. that's a great gift. >> and they can store long-term? i have old food from christmas. >> knock it off. put it in tupperware, seal it up, stick it away. you'll have it for a long time. >> now this i love. look at all the stuff that goes with one item. >> you can't have a party without a good chin and dip bowl. what i really love about this, these containers here come off on the sides. they go into the refrigerator, they hook right in here, you get seals with them. and the top, the seal, look, you can use it as a tray. >> what are you doing, four things in one? that's amazing. >> it's versatile.
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it's a salad bowl, it's a punch bowl. >> there will be no wine before its time. >> oh, my goodness. >> tell me about this. >> the tupperware corkscrew, if you have a wine lover in your house, this is the cork you put in their stocking. it's so easy to use. all you do it is put it on top of there, you poke it, it goes straight in, all you do is twist and what's happening. the cork is riding up faster than a prom dress and now you've got wine. >> i love it. >> and the cork ends up right in there, nice and neat, always perfect every time. >> that cork was going how fast? >> pretty fast. >> okay. the veggies, the fruits, i try to stay around this at parties. >> everyone does. whether they eat it or not. most people don't realize, in the bottom part here, you can fill it with ice. >> to keep it cool. >> it keeps everything chilled. it's also great for putting
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shrimp in there, right? and keeping your cocktail sous nice and cool. because in the middle, you get a nice bowl with a seal and you can put your dip in there. you can put candy in here, ice cream toppings, taco toppings, whatever you want. the serving center is here. it's been around for a very long time. it's needed for every party. >> i love how you can use it for so many different things. because i'm stuck in the stone ages. i got one thing here and one thing there. >> no, no, this is versatile. and when you're all done, you dump the ice out of the bottom, this is used as a seal. >> storage. >> and it goes right into the fridge. tupperware thinks of everything. >> they do! speaking of which, cupcakes. this is our rectangular cake-taker, but it also holds cupcakes. you can get 18 on there, but guess what, when you're done eating the cupcakes, you take this tray, flip it over, it holds a nine by 13 sheet cake, or 46 jello shots.
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depends on what kind of party you're going to. >> that's a party i want to be at. i love making cupcakes, i make them for the kids. this fits how many cupcakes? >> 18 on that side. but if you flip the tray over, you can get 24. >> they think of everything. tupperware has come so far. >> we're tupperware, it's science and technology. >> i love it. what's your favorite one of all of those? >> i can't have a party without the chip and dip container. you've got to have this, everyone, really. >> well, there's a little something for everyone when it comes to tupperware. >> there certainly is. >> and for more on these and other great tupperware entertaining ideas, you can visit aunt barbara's website, my dot tupperware.com/aunt barbara. thanks so much. >> thank you, ryan. what a wonderful son, i like him. >> you are watching "world news now."
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delsym. the cough controller. ♪ if i had a highway i would run for the hills ♪ ♪ if you could find a driveway i'd forever be still ♪ ♪ but you give me a million reasons ♪ ♪ giving me a million reasons ♪ about a million reasons ♪ i found out >> finally, this half hour, the wait is almost over for "star wars" fans. rogue one, "star wars" story hits theaters in ten days. >> the move is from our parent company. here's something that we can expect. >> this is a new approach, a modern approach to the world of "star wars." >> the force is strong.
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>> we can promise fans of "star wars" films that they won't be disappointed, because there's a lot in it that's familiar. and we can promise people who don't care about "star wars" at all and have never seen one of the movies, that this is a very cool intergalactic war movie. >> run, hide, plead for mercy, scatter your forces. you give way to an enemy this evil with this much power, you condemn the galaxy to an eternity of submission. >> i think people are going to love the characters. they're all so real. they're ordinary people. they have all their vulnerabilities. and you're just going to invest in them and want them to do well. >> you're really doing this. i want to help. >> it's a great film for those who love the genesis of "star wars," that episode four, because our film happens just before. so it's full of little, like, yeah, homages to that film. easter eggs here and there that fans are just going to go nuts
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about. >> like my favorite "star wars" movie is, you see it and you watch and you slowly get pulled in, and you watch and you get pulled in more and more and more. and by the time it comes to the end credits and that classic music kicks in, i hope you'll feel goose bumps all over you. >> goose bumps. >> wow. >> so they say this story focuses on regular people, as opposed to the jedi. >> really? so the regular people in minnesota? >> i don't think it's set in minnesota. >> well, there you go. reviews have been overwhelming positive. media loves it, i think you're going to love it too. it's gonna be good stuff. >> that's the news for this half hour.
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this morning on "world news now," los angeles is on alert. >> security has been stepped up overnight in the nation's second largest city after the fbi and local officials determined there was a threat against the transit system. we'll have details just ahead. also breaking overnight, a shooting causes a panic at a christmas parade. families enjoying the start of the holiday season when gun shots rang out. a local broadcast capturing those moments. and fighting down under, the strange incident involving a kangaroo, a dog, and a human. we'll show you how this one ends. probably not how you expect. ♪ ♪ >> and sorry, nickelback, that's the message from a police department who threatened to punish drunk drivers with having to listen to the canadian melodic rock group. see why they're now apologizing. it's tuesday, december 6.
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♪ ♪ it's hard to say it from abc news, this is "world news now." >> we gt a nickelback fan over here. i don't even know who they are. >> how have you never heard of them? >> i've heard of them. i think i know that song. but you know the whole catalog. >> and it's going to be stuck in your head and you're going to hear it over and over as the day goes on. i'm diane macedo, and we're starting off with a threat in california. forcing authorities to step security in transit stations in los angeles. >> the call came from an anonymous male caller ore seas who was not making the threat, but reporting it. the fact that the caller sounded intelligent, giving specific information regarding location and timing, that prompted them to go public. >> if you see something, say
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something. you are the eyes and ears of law enforcement. public safety is my profession, but it's everybody's business. >> the fbi says the threat specified the city's universal red line city station. but the los angeles mayor said he's confident in law enforcement's response and he says he plans to ride the red line today as a show of support. breaking news out of sanford, north carolina, where multiple gun shots cut short the town's christmas parade last night. >> palace say that at least two people were hurt. one is now reportedly hospitalized and in serious condition. another with a non-life-threatening injury. witnesses on the scene report hearing as many as eight gun shots, but elsewhere along the parade route, the announcers of the event were unaware of the violence that was unfolding. >> they've got all kinds of internet, web design, wireless phones, tv. >> there's been a shooting. >> oh, really? >> security systems. >> i think tim told me they
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maybe shut down the parade. >> oh, really? >> yeah. several people are going home. >> well, we didn't get a santa claus. >> yeah, i know and we may not. ngets police say both shootings were related and not random. one suspect is in custody and the investigation continues. a night of remembrance as thousands honor the victims of friday's massive warehouse fire. mourners held candles hours after the death toll rose to 36. investigators don't believe any more bodies will be found. they can't be sure until the search efforts are complete. meantime, it's possible the tragedy could turn into a murder case. prosecutors are still determining whether any crimes were committed. the cause of the fire is still under investigation, however the building was an illegal residence. a number of the victims and those unaccounted for are students or recent grads from university of california at berkeley. three volunteered at the school radio station, three others
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members of the cal berkeley community are among the dead. prosecutors in south carolina are vowing on retry a former police officer in the shooting of an unarmed man. the jury could not reach a decision and the judge declared a mistrial. steve osunsami has more on the emotional day in court. >> the court therefore must declare a mistrial in if hthis . >> reporter: this disturbing video will video -- he will remain under house arrest. >> until my family can see justice, no, there's no forgiveness. >> reporter: for the family of walter scott and for black americans who thought that video of the killing would bring justice, they feel the system has failed them again. they're already looking forward to a retrial promised by prosecutors. >> it's not over. y'all hear me? it's not over! until god say it's over. >> reporter: at least two of the
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jurors, both of them white women, were in tears as the black foreman delivered the news. >> the statistics say that the next jury will look a lot like you. >> reporter: most of the nearly all white jury looked like they were in disbelief, but there was one who refused to make eye contact with the judge, the jury, or the family of walter scott. >> something got to him. i'm sure we'll quickly hear from the rest of the jurors who disagreed with him. >> a handful of people who came to watch, stormed out of the courtroom in disgust. to show many, the crime was clear. slager fired eight shots. when he fired his first bullet, scott was already 18 feet away. on the witness stand, he explained that he and scott fought before they were scene in the recording. he says at one point, scott got a hold of his taser and says in his mind at the time, scott was a threat. >> you fire until the threat was stopped. that's what i'm trained to do.
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>> reporter: jurors could have picked between manslaughter and murder and couldn't agree on either. prosecutors in this case say they'll work with the federal work, but they plan to retry this case. as far as protests, there weren't violent protests here when walter scott was killed. and the skol family is begging the streets for that same patience. steve osunsami, abc news, charleston. turning now to the raging civil war in syria and a failed attempt to bring even a temporary halt to the violence in the country's hardest hit city. russia and china have blocked a draft resolution inside the u.n. security council that would have demanded a seven-day truce in aleppo. it would have allowed for the evaluation of the sick and the wounded and a clear path for much needed food and medicine. president-elect donald trump is expected to announce more cabinet picks this week, after offering a key position to ben carson. trump named his former rival to be the next secretary of housing
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and urban development, saying he's passionate about strengthening communities, but democrats are slamming the retired neurosurgeon as unqualified for the job. and the president-elect sat down with former vice president al gore to discuss climate change. you might remember trump had called climate change a hoax and pledged to roll back certainly environmental regulations, but after the election, he said he would keep an open mind. gore said they had a product discussion, describing it as a sincere search for common ground. >> the bulk of the time was with the president-elect, donald trump. i found it an extremely interesting conversation and to be continued. and i'm just going to leave it at that. thank you. >> he was scheduled to meet only with trump's daughter, who reportedly wants to make climate change one of her signature issues. the standing rock sioux chairman is calling for volunteers to leave. some protesters are vowing to
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stay, worried the army corps decision could be overturned in federal court. now to a bizarre fight in structural. >> that's an understatement. this video has gotten 3.5 million dollars. it starts with a kangaroo holding a dog in a head lock. they square up. getting in a boxing match, yeah, he throws a punch, i thought it was going to be down goes frazier. >> has no idea what to do. >> the kangaroo is running off. boom. the kangaroo was fine, just a little bit stunned there. >> but i'm hearing there's going to be a round two. the kangaroo called into the studio and said, i'm ready for a rematch. >> we could have fun with sound effects on that one. that was unbelievable. >> afterwards, he kinda puts up the back of his hand, like, and stay out of here, man. he's a kangaroo, dude. >> here's the thing, kangaroos
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actually box, that's the way they fight. they swat at each other, eye gouge, and they use their feet. >> she knows this because before the show, folks, she was watching kangaroo fighting videos. >> i was, i was, it's true. i love nature videos. i'm a total nerd about it. but they do. they hit each other with their hands. they jump up and slap each other with their feet. it's crazy. so this guy was taking a risk with this. >> this guy is greg, he works at a zoo. so there's now an investigation into this incident and they're going to consider any action against him if possible. >> the guy was trying to save his dog. >> they're saying it's out of character, he shouldn't be punching kangaroos. but you know what, if i ever get into a fight with a kangaroo, i'm calling greg. >> i like the expression on the kangaroo's face, he just stands there for a second, like, what just happened? coming up, snowing roads caused quite a scene. >> cameras capturing multiple
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chain-reaction accidents as drivers are helpless to escape other out of control vehicles. >> and from snow to snowed in. ka katie couric sets down with edward snowden. also check out our behind-the-scenes picks on instagram. you're watching abc "world news now." (coughs)
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>> get out of the car. >> it's a snowy morning commute in montreal. leading to a pretty nasty reaction. a transit bus crashes into a group of cars. then a truck smacks into the bus. and it gets even worse than this. another bus then comes and crashes into the truck. in the end, even a police car and snow removal truck end up slipping down the street as well. luckily, despite the mess, no one was hurt, but quite a pileup to clean up there. >> indeed. new details about a deadly accident in san antonio, texas. an off-duty deputy sheriff has been identified as the victim of this accident when the car she was driving fell into a sink hole. here body was recovered from about 12 feet of water. officials say a large suer line rupture caused the hole to open
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up. the new york jets held a home of silence to honor former team member joe mcknight. he died last week after being shot in a road rage incident. >> abc's eva pilgrim reports from new orleans. >> reporter: that new surveillance video showing what happened on the road just four minutes before the shooting. two cars, matching the description of the ones involved in that road rage incident. the blue car in front. the silver suv following behind. nfl running back joe mcknight drove a silver suv. authorities say ronald gasser stayed at the scene and admitted to the deadly shooting. many still asking why he has not been charged. >> so when we shoot and kill somebody, the question is -- it's a homicide. the question is, is it justified or not. >> reporter: authorities telling abc news, gasser was in his car when he fired those shots. and now, confirming, blood was found in his car. >> the louisiana law, if someone enters your vehicle or attempts to enter your vehicle, you have
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justification to shoot them. >> reporter: the sheriff promising a thorough investigation, adding that gasser is not a flight risk. >> you know, joe mcknight played for the jets and a couple other teams. he was well known for being a star football player. people are upset in the will smith case, that man was jailed. this man was let go. that's a lot of tension. coming up in the next half hour, the new plan to ban football, because of the injuries it can do to players. but for snowden speaking out, one of the country's most wanted fugitives gives a revealing interview to katie couric. that's coming up right here on
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he's filled some of america's top security secrets, now edward snowden is reveefed as a brave whistle blower and revered by others as a traitor. katie couric went to russia to talk to him. >> this mild-mannered 33-year-old is arguably america's most wanted fugitive. nsa whistle-blower, edward snowden. >> breaking news on that whistle-blower -- >> faces almost certain criminal prosecutions. >> reporter: he's been hiding in plain sight in the russian
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capital. >> can you walk around freely in the streets of moscow and not be recognized? >> i walked here. >> are you ever recognized? >> if i walk out on the street, people have no idea who i am. if i walk into a computer story, everyone in the story will immediately recognize me. >> reporter: since august of 2013, he's been living in exile, provided asylum by russia after leaking an undetermined number, perhaps as high as 1.5 million classified nsa documents to journalists, exposing systemic government surveillance of civilians here and abroad. a disclose your that both enraged and embarrassed the american intelligence community. he was charged under the espionage act and faces up to 30 years in prison if he returns to the u.s. with his residency permit set to expire next year, his fire wall may be melting.
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donald trump tweeted about you, snowden is a traitor. >> i wonder when it is that he thinks america was great. we are a country that was born from an act of trees an against a government that had run out of control. but we should always make a distinction that right and wrong is a very different standard than legal and illegal. >> are you saying what you did was right, or legal or both? >> i would not have done it, if i didn't believe it it was right. >> but you would acknowledge it was illegal? >> it's pretty sketchy there. but, look, every act of progression in our nation's history has involved tension with law, and that's because the law was wrong. >> if you had one minute to make your case face to face to president obama, what would you say to convince him to pardon you? >> i wouldn't. i would respectfully say to the president, i understand you have an incredibly difficult job.
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no one wants to be a whistle-blower. this is something that's hard to do. and this is america. when something goes wrong, don't we want somebody to stand up and say something about it? >> absent a pardon, snowden's legal team is hoping for a possible plea deal, to keep him out of prison, or to reduce his sentence. >> how much prison time would you be willing to serve? >> i don't put a number on it. >> when you look back at the last three years, was it worth it? >> absolutely. i would do it again. >> no regrets? >> no regrets at all. >> reporter: for "nightline," i'm katie couric in moscow. >> and some are now saying that the president should pardon him. the u.s. government is saying he should come home to face prosecution. and he did tell katie couric, he's pretty sure u.s. officials have a general idea of where he lives. >> he said if they don't, if they can't figure it out, they're probably not doing their job very well. okay, there you have it. coming up, nickelback getting an apology.
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get move free ultra, and enjoy living well. time now for "the mix," and we're going to start off in canada. we told you about a police department that put a post out there, saying that any drunk driver they pick up will have to listen to nickelback on the way to the station. they thought it would be good motivation to get people to stop drinking and driving. however, the police department is now singing a different tune. >> oh, i like that. >> sorry. that's another song by nickelback, it's called sorry. the constable of kensington police said he didn't consider his actions when they put the post out there and said the message was supposed to be about not drinking and driving, but it fueled a lot of negativity about nickelback. he is saying are is about that, bullying is never okay.
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>> bullying? >> how can i go into elementary school and talk to kids about bullying if i'm doing the same thing on social media? >> what is nickelback? the guy was riding up to a farm in a truck, that seems nice. >> nickelback is a band whose song was voted most annoying in existence. but you know what, their songs charted. it's all of our fault. lo ♪ look at this photograph ♪ every time i do it makes me laugh. >> yeah, jack, thank you, that's def leopard. let's move on. >> put the train back on the tracks. >> do you go to mdb? >> yeah. >> i'm like what's happening with the biggest stars in the world? >> and i'm a dork? >> yeah. the most searched of 2016 is, not her. it's margo robbie.
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>> oh. >> she's number three. that's 11 from stranger things. they're going, three, two one. and cal easey is number two. >> i wonder what number one is. >> it's margo robbie. you know what's funny about amelia clark? do you think people walk up to her in the street and say, i didn't even know her name was cal easey until right now. >> i'm a little bit hungry. that's usual around this time. we might be in time for a burg reeto. >> i like that. >> it's a new restaurant coming to brooklyn, which centers arounded burg reeto. burger patty, bacon, lettuce, cheese, onion, chipotle sauce, all wrapped in a tortilla. >> that works. library olympics, this is from the university of texas. kids got bored and decided to play library
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developing this morning on
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the plot was to detonate a device at universal city today. l.a.'s mayor said they're not taking any chances. >> when someone says they want to cause harm to angelinos, we pull together and make sure that's nothing more than a threat and show force to make sure anybody who would seek to do harm is met by the great law enforcement officials that we have here. >> mayor garcetti said he plans to ride the city's red line today as a show of support. a former south carolina police officer remains under house arrest this morning after a mistrial against him. michael slager was southeastern
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in this infamous cell phone video shooting walter scott, who was not armed. jurors were unable to reach a verdict in the case, but scott's mother says justice will prevail. >> justice will be served, because the god that i serve, he's able. he told me to wait on the lord, and be of good courage, and god, he is strengthening my heart. >> the prosecutors say they will retry slager on the murder charges. he still faces a federal trial for violating walter scott's civil rights, a conviction there could mean life in prison. a shooting last night cut short a town's annual christmas parade in sanford, north carolina. two people were hurt, one hospitalized in serious condition, another with a non-life-threatening injury. police say both shootings were related and not random. witnesses report hearing up to eight gunshots.
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>> soon as i walked in, i heard the gun shots. only thing i saw when the guy fell to the floor. got me nervous. i don't know what to do next, then the cops came, telling everybody to move. >> police say one suspect is in custody and they are still investigating. thousands come together to remember the victims of friday's tragic warehouse fire in oakland. monday night's scene came after another emotional day. three more bodies were recovered from the rubble of the building. bringing the death toll to 36. meantime, possible criminal charges could be filed in connection with the fire. here's abc's dania backus. >> reporter: diane and ryan, 33 of the 36 victims have been identified, authorities saying they've been able to search at least 75% of the warehouse and they do not expect the number of victims to rise drastically. after days of wondering, dozens of victims identified, most were in their 20s and 30s. some were teenagers and three were international. >> today is the day that more than two dozen families are
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going to learn of the loved one's loss. >> reporter: as investigators work to figure out a question, questions of prevention are mounting. authorities announcing a criminal investigation team is on the case, determining if there's liability. the range >> the range of charges could be murder all the way to involuntary manslaughter, and until we know what the evidence shows us, there may be other charges. >> reporter: the building erupted into an inferno friday trapping party goers on the second floor when a makeshift stairway of wooden palettes was blocked. the building was a tinderbox. only two exits in all 10,000 square feets. people living in mobile homes inside the first floor. most of the victims were on the second floor for a concert. local officials say the warehouse, known as an artist collective, had numerous code vilgdss and complaints of people living there illegally. >> you couldn't have more than two people on that staircase before it would just fall down. it was not only dangerous, but it was disgusting.
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>> reporter: the search effort will continue, this after they were stopped for hours monday because of structural dangers to investigators. >> dania, thank you. a snowstorm is being blamed for the deaths of two people whose car slid into the path of a pickup truck in michigan. it was part of a storm system that moved across almost all of michigan, causing scattered power outages, affecting several thousand customers in the western part of the state. the detroit area also experienced rain and slippery roads. a frightening scene played out for the driver of this vehicle speeding along a slick highway in new brunswick, canada. watch as he tries to pass this truck, as a giant piece of eyes -- ice flying off the roof, and smashing the windshield. the driver said his wife was sitting next to him and was covered in shards of glass, but luckily, neither one of them were seriously injured. lawyers for an atlanta father convicted of murder for leaving his son in a hot car.
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he declined to speak on his own behalf. when given the chance in court. he has maintained his innocence throughout the trial, but the judge gave him the maximum. >> callously walked away and left that child in a hot car in june, in georgia, in summer, to swelter and die. >> prosecutors had decided not to seek the death penalty and said the punishment that harris got was appropriate. former presidential candidate jill stein and her green party have filed a federal lawsuit seeking a recount in pennsylvania. stein was outside trump tower yesterday calling for every vote to be counted. recounts are now under way in michigan and wisconsin as well, after stein claimed initial ballots were susceptible to hacking. hillary clinton is leading by 2.6 million in the popular vote, but donald trump's electoral victory is not expected to be
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overturned. the president-elect is continuing his celebration of that victory, taking his thank you tour to fayetteville, north carolina tonight. trump heads to iowa on thursday, and friday, he'll address supporters in michigan. speaking of the white house, vice president joe biden is playing coy about another bid for the white house. with a slight smile on his face, biden told the reporter that he is running for president in 2020. when asked if he was joking, he said, i'm not committing not to run. okay, there you go. now, biden would be 78 in four years. if he ran and won, that would make him the oldest president in u.s. history. >> the old double negative trick. >> there you go. >> crossing the road, not just for chickens anymore. >> here's why very determined salmon in washington state are proving that you don't need feet to make the journey. go, buddy. you can do that. here they are, making their way across a flooded road outside seattle. i want to catch them and eat them for dinner. it's for the sake of spawning.
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apparently the fish do this regularly. some even wait at the side of the road for a chance to go. if you look at the phone pole, a salmon is leaning up against it, -- >> waiting for the light to turn? >> saying, hurry up, truck, i gotta go. >> are they sticking to the crosswalk? >> i hope so. can we arrest them for jay walking? >> i don't know how that goes. no handcuffs on a fish. coming up, the late night master of comedy is hired to host the academy awards, but last night, he revealed another big job on the horizon. >> nice tease. and it was an unsilent night with the divas making their return to the stage. music's most powerful voices decking the halls and bringing down the house. first, let's take a look at today's forecast. ♪ ♪ "world news now" weather, brought to you by pajama gram.com.
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well, his name may be klay, but you can call him jay, as in raining jumpers like that. now you can call him the guy with the top-scoring game in the nba this season. that's golden state's klay thompson, dropping 60 in just 29 minutes. >> ooh. >> come on. the outburst included eight three-pointers, he had 40 by half-time. the warriors blew out the pacers, 142-106. it's just -- >> on fire. >> on fire. that's what i love about golden state. they celebrate every one of their teammates when they do well. >> yes, when they do well. >> you know, they support each other. >> pretty easy to celebrate people when they're doing well, right? i want to see what happens when he's not doing well. >> they give him a hug. >> but for now he's doing great and that's awesome.
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monday night football, on the other hand, not so awesome. not such a great game there. >> here's what happened. take a look. the colts and the jets. first half, indianapolis quarterback andrew luck, hit dwayne allen for three touchdowns. commentator jon gruden said there were no jets defenders, quote, in the same zip code. that's right, he just walked into the end zone. half-time, 24-3. colts didn't get better in the second half. indianapolis tacked on 17 more points and thankfully it came to a close. colts, 41, jets, 10. and the coach had some choice words for his team at the press conference that i can't say on air. >> oh, wow, okay. got a little heated there. one of the questions surrounding football at all levels is whether playing the game is really worth the risk, the threat of suffering concussion seemed to get worse and worse. >> it really does. it's so serious, some are suggesting football should be banned at the high school level. more from abc's robin roberts. >> reporter: concussions and high school football, a tough topic to tackle.
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according to the institute of medicine, 1 in 14 high school football players will suffer at least one concussion. and that risk is 60% higher than the next sport. yet the sport remains the most popular among high school boys, with more than one million taking part in the game. in the latest issue of the medical journal of pediatrics, some leading experts are weighing in on the question of whether or not high school football should be banned. dr. lewis margolis writes that high school football should be banned until we can be assured that it does not have long-term detrimental consequences. he notes, football causes more harm to the brain than any other sport. but another expert does not think banning the sport is the right solution. having a licensed athletic train -- trainer on site, a physician who is knowledgeable about the concussions at every football game and a clear return-to-play policy. >> i think having a discussion at the school, how are we going to approach the injury and making sure we're dealing with
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it at a very appropriate level on that, we are taking the injury seriously. >> such a difficult problem. the other side of this argument, a lot of people have been talking about this, should we ban football at the lower levels? some people say, if you ban it at the lower levels, people don't learn how to tackle properly, and at the higher levels, they're more susceptible to injury. it's a tough call either way. >> i wonder if making the rules stricter on how you tackle could change it. if you dive in head first, you're banned from the game. or maybe a few going forward. >> there are penalties for those kinds of hits. >> in girls lacrosse, anyway, there are tons of rules about the technique and how you play, and they're very, very strict. big debate going on in football. not even just in high school, but in pros as well. well, when we come back, a new host at the oscars. and what divas do when they get back together. stick around. "the skinny" is next. "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ skinny ♪ so skinny we have big oscar news for "the skinny" today. >> very big. >> next february's show will be hosted by our friend jimmy kimmel. >> kudos to him. good job. love him, by the way. first time hosting the show which honors the movies' best and brightest. but he has big time award show experience. he hosted the emmys twice. he talked about the high profile gig on his show. >> the producers and the academy
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went through a long list of names and in the end, they decided since i'm already right across the street from where they do the show, i was the closest person to host. we have to shake things up a little on this show. i need you to help me with this guillermo. >> sure, jimmy. >> marijuana will be legal for recreational use in february. i wonder, maybe you can pass some of that out on the red carpet. >> that would be great. >> -- before the show, and then we just see what happens. my goal is to somehow get arrested during the hosting of the show. >> kimmel succeeds chris rock as the oscars host. >> and the 89th edition of the oscars is sunday, february 26, right here on abc. during his monologue, he also announced that his wife is expecting their second child. >> all right. >> no word if it's a boy or girl, when that new arrival is expected is also a mystery. but a big congratulations to jimmy kimmel. not every day you announce you're hosting the oscars and that's not your biggest announcement. >> i love that, you gotta give
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him credit. i like the applause. the internet went wild as the victoria's secret angels were on the runway last night. we previewed the show when it was recorded in paris. >> what we had not seen yet was model jasmine tookes in the fantasy bra, it's said to be worth $3 million. she said she sat completely still for three hours while the designer took a mold and then the bra was made from that mold. a custom fit, if you will. >> so she gets to take it home? >> i don't know about that. $3 million, probably sitting in a museum somewhere. >> you get paid, and a $3 million bra. >> somewhere in a safe, i hope. meantime, some of the most famous singers in the world were on hand last night to revive vh1's divas. last night's show, "unsilent night," was recorded last friday in brooklyn. >> mariah carey performed the opening number.
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a shimmering version of "all i want for christmas is you." ♪ i just want you for my own ♪ more than you could ever know ♪ ♪ make my come true ♪ baby all i want for christmas is you ♪ >> she's still got it. >> i love it. >> hitting the high note, mariah. the evening came to a close with patti labelle and chaka khan on stage, joining forces, belting out aretha franklin's "you make me feel like a natural woman." >> that was followed by "i'm every woman." >> we mention said chris rock earlier. >> yeah. >> even without the oscars, he'll be a busy man next year. rock just announced his first full-scale tour in nine years will begin in february. >> rock is calling the whole thing his total black-out tour. he's promising all new material.
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the tour starts valentine's day, february 14 ths, in durham, north carolina. and the mummy franchise is coming back to theaters, the last installment was eight years ago, when the mummy, tomb of the dragon emperor made more than $400 million at the box office. >> this isn't your brendan frazier mummy. the upcoming mummy stars tom cruise and in the movie's first trailer, we see him in an airplane, which he crashes while carrying an egyptian thing. there you go. and then this happens. >> welcome. to a new world. of gods. and monsters. >> wow, that's what happens after you carry an egyptian sarcophagus. there you have it. that's the voice of russell crowe who plays dr. henry jekyll in the movie. >> some online criticism, using
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avoid a septic disaster with rid-x. ♪ ♪ >> little bit of christmas music to get us ready for some made in america holiday style. so once again, the question is, are your holiday gifts actually made in america? trying to get answers is abc's david muir. >> reporter: the countdown is on until christmas, the most wonderful time of the year, and it's the question we've asked for years now. will anything under the tree be made in america? at the famous plaza hotel in new york, the doorman has seen more shopping bags pass by than the people carrying them. how much is it american made? >> i'd say most is made in china. >> reporter: the viewers have always been a step ahead. >> world news tonight.
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>> reporter: elaine from michigan. look where she's sitting. says it all. we went to find it, a la-z-boy right off the line, made in america. >> good morning, david. nice to have you. >> we need a chair to watch the news. >> reporter: it's 1927, starting a furniture business in monroe business, two cousins, their idea, a chair that reclines. they called it the la-z-boy. factories in nine states, 7,500 workers, 8,000 pieces of furniture a day. how many people see this sign, "made in america" and actually comment on it? >> they know that perhaps their neighbors or friends were involved in making the product, it makes a difference. >> reporter: the parts from america, the steel from tennessee and alabama. the springs, indiana and north carolina. the foam, mississippi, and the wood and plywood, louisiana and kentucky. and look at jose, perhaps the most stress-free job on the line, testing the chairs. there's brandy, 19 years. >> i think people are still
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surprised we're still made in the united states. >> people say, really? that's built in the united states? >> reporter: while back at the store -- how important do you think made in america is for customers who come in here? >> extremely important. >> reporter: i thought i'd give jose a run for his money. >> reporter: i just need the tv now. >> can you watch your own reruns. >> reporter: the rerun we're proud of, the made in america, for years now asking, just one thing. send us your idea next. >> we're in a lot of homes in america. >> watching the news tonight. >> hopefully they're watching world news tonight. >> made in america! >> we gotta talk to jose and find out how you land that gig. >> looked pretty comfortable in that chair too. >> i test la-z-boys for a living. i think i'd be good at that. if this whole news thing doesn't work out, i'll keep that in mind. >> that's a good job. i like that. let's try it. that feels good. >> yep. >> this is abc "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. good. >>
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making news in america this morning, breaking overnight, security is stepped up on the los angeles transit system after a threat to a major train station. we have new details about the alleged target and phone call that kicked off the warning. searching for clues in that deadly oakland warehouse fire. a tearful vigil as more victims are identified and the new pictures from inside the building before the fire. joe biden is leaving the door open for a future presidential run. hear what he told reporters about 2020. caught on camera. a piece of ice becomes a highway hazard when it flies off a truck. good tuesday morning, i'm ryan smith in for kendis gibson. >> and i'm diane macedo.

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