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good morning, america. new overnight, election interference, the new report saying russia intervened in the presidential election. did russian hacking help donald trump win? his transition team responding this morning. winter whiteout. two feet in spots so far. driving treacherous. cars sliding off the highway. others buried and abandoned. >> man, it's crazy. >> plus, brutal windchills making things even worse. watches, warnings and advisories you need to hear. chilling confession. the accused church shooter dylann roof's videotaped statement to police played in court laughing as he describes the killings of nine people in a historic charleston church. >> did you shoot them?
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>> yes. >> what kind of gun did you use? >> a glock 45. >> why he says he opened fire. from phone to paperweight, samsung's plan for its unreturned galaxy note 7 phones after reports some of them burst into flames. >> they've been recalled. they're dangerous. >> how samsung is flicking the kill switch. hey, good morning. let's get straight to our top story. donald trump overnight in snowy grand rapids, michigan, his first visit on his ongoing thank you tour to one of the so-called blue wall street that delivered his victory in november. >> his transition team finding itself in a war of words with america's intelligence agencies. now, these agencies according to two new published reports have concluded that russia was
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deliberately working to sway the election towards trump through its hacking. >> we got team coverage of this story this morning. we're going to start with abc's mary bruce right there at the white house. mary, good morning to you. >> reporter: for months the u.s. government suspected that russia intentionally interfered with the u.s. presidential election. intentionally hacking into e-mails from the dnc and those close to hillary clinton. but this morning intelligence agencies have reportedly concluded that russia intended to do far more than just meddle. this morning, "the washington post" reporting that a secret cia report found russia interfered in the u.s. election to help donald trump win the white house. individuals connected to the russian government reportedly provided wikileaks with hacked e-mails as part of a wider russian operation to boost trump and hurt clinton's chances. >> russia, if you're listening, i hope you're able to find the 30,000 e-mails that are missing.
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>> reporter: and "the new york times" reporting intelligence agencies found russia also hacked the rnc but did not release whatever information they gleaned from the republican networks. overnight trump's transition team was swift to respond questioning the credibility of the cia. in a statement saying, these are the same people that said saddam hussein had weapons of mass destruction. >> i mean it could be russia but it could also be china and lots of other people. it could be somebody sitting on their bed that weighs 400 pound, okay. you don't know who broke into the dnc. >> reporter: u.s. intelligence agencies believe the russians are behind that leak. but trump has repeatedly shrugged it off. >> why don't you believe it? >> i don't know if they're behind it. i think it's public relation, frankly. >> reporter: negotiating relations with russia will be a challenge for trump's next secretary of state. rudy giuliani, once a top contender, has taken himself out
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of the running. >> i saw that he had so many good candidates available, there was no reason to complicate his life any longer. >> reporter: in a statement, trump said "giuliani is and continues to be a close personal friend." mitt romney and exxonmobil ceo rex tillerson are still among the contenders for secretary of state, but giuliani is making clear he thinks romney should be off the list. >> my advice would be mitt went just a little too far to -- you can make friends and make up, but i don't -- i would not see him as a candidate for the cabinet. >> reporter: and this morning trump is already tweeting praising giuliani as one of the finest people he knows. now, here at the white house there's no comment this morning on russia's involvement in the election, but president obama's made clear he wants to get to the bottom of this. he's already ordered a full review of the hacking and he wants a report before he leaves office next month. dan and paula.
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>> so many questions for that and we want to bring in two of our abc news contributors, colonel stephen ganyard, who is in washington and also with us, political analyst matthew dowd who is in austin, texas. okay, guys, where do we begin but let's begin with the intelligence reports. steve, let's begin with you. what do you make of these reports that russia was specifically trying to help trump? is this conclusion credible? >> paula, i think there's really nothing new in this report that we're seeing. much of this was put out by the dni in okay. what is new apparently the intelligence community has come to some conclusion here that the russians were favoring mr. trump. i don't think there's any doubt that the russians interfered with u.s. democracy but the real question is what did it do and how did it influence the outcome of the election. >> matt, what's your take on trump's response here? he said these are the same people that said saddam hussein had weapons of mass destruction. does he have a point here? >> well, it's an amazing
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response from not only an american but american who is president-elect. he is basically attacking the cia in order to defend vladimir putin and russia in this. and keep in mind that russia has been a rival of ours nearly as long as the army/navy game in this, but for a sitting president-elect to attack a u.s. agency to defend russia is quite an amazing situation. >> so, steve, if it's true that the russians deliberately intervened in this, what can the u.s. do about it? >> well, in some ways, paula, the horse is out of the barn. they can use cyberforensics to see if there were particular individuals involved. i think we've seen where the u.s. has indicted chinese hackers by name who have been stealing ip from the united states, so they can do this sort of name and shame and the u.s. also has very sophisticated capabilities in terms of offensive cyberhacking. but that's a big pandora's box that gets opened and so apparently the obama
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administration knew about this a few months ago and has yet to do anything about it. the real question is what does the commander in chief think about this now? this is really on his watch. >> it's a huge pandora's box because if you counterattack, there will be responses and a response to the responses and it can spiral out of control. matt, while we have you, let's talk about the news that rudy giuliani is out of the running for secretary of state, as mary bruce mentioned a minute ago. trump said, giuliani is one of the finest people i know, end quote. so who is left in the hunt for this job now? >> well, it reminds me a little bit of a "seinfeld" episode episode with george costanza saying you can't break up with me, i'm breaking up with you. >> i think donald trump broke up with rudy giuliani long before rudy giuliani said take me out of this. we've seen that in reports over the last few weeks and only leaves a few candidates. mitt romney has fallen way down. and i think if you were going to
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do mitt romney, you were going to do him weeks ago. it looks like it's settling on probably someone like rex, the chairmaner or former head of exxon. interesting because he has a very close relationship with russia and vladimir putin as well. so another complicating factor in this. >> one last question to touch on, you know, we learned this week that trump is going to stay on as executive producer of "celebrity apprentice" but newt gingrich is now even saying that is a weird decision but trump tweeting this morning saying "i have nothing to do with 'apprentice' except for the fact that i conceived it with mark b. and have a big stake in it. i will devote zero time." >> i think, paula, as we talked and me you and dan talked i don't think the policies will be ultimately problematic but potential conflicts of interest that surround him. he is going to get a monthly check from nbc and "apprentice" while he is president of the united states. that's going to present a series
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of issues that he's going to have to deal with in the course of his presidency. >> matthew dowd and colonel steve ganyard, our thanks to both of you. this morning. we are going to move now to the other big story this morning, that's the heavy snow hitting several states from michigan to new york as a big blast of cold air sweeps across much of this country, so let's get it out to reunion who is in new york's central park with the unenviable duty of being outside. this morning. hey, rob, good morning. >> good morning, dan, paula. cool, crisp, 29 degrees, feels like 21 but it's a slap in the face and a large chunk of the country getting a piece of it. look at the alert, watches, warnings, advisories, northern tier, from snow to frost to freezing rain in the pacific northwest and the big story continues to be the cold air diving down to the south, 21 is what it feels like in atlanta, 9 in chicago and we've got even more cold air building up that will be diving down next week.
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so, if you think this is cold, wait till next wednesday or thursday, of course, with all this cold air going across the relatively warm waters of the great lakes, that is big-time lake-effect snow for jamestown, new york, which is where we find abc's adrienne bankert this morning. good morning, adrienne. >> reporter: good morning to you, rob. you know exactly what this is like standing out in the snow and we've got to tell you, as you mentioned, heavy snow across the great lakes. it's also been snowing very heavily in jamestown making for treacherous conditions and visibility reduced to half a mile making for a long messy and at times dangerous ride. overnight heavy lake-effect snow pounded new york, ohio and michigan. >> there is a lot of snow. it's still snowing. look at this. >> reporter: in chautauqua county, new york, 22 inches of snow already on the ground. up to two feet of snow expected to fall throughout the great lakes region. >> man, it's crazy. >> reporter: in cleveland,
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parking lots filled with abandoned cars. >> this is a mess. i'm out here getting my abominable snowmanman. >> reporter: cars sliding off 90 in new york as plows worked to clear the snow. we caught up with big rig driver bob smith. >> i never put one in the ditch yet. so i feel pretty confident in my ability to drive in this but it's the people around me that scare me. >> reporter: in perrysburg, new york, homeowners try to clear out. >> i don't wait for it to get too deep. you won't be able to do anything with it. >> reporter: the snow coming down at a rate of two inches per hour, and it's not over yet. >> i like the snow or i would probably have moved. there's nothing wrong with this. this is heaven. so, how can you beat it? >> reporter: yeah, heaven, at 20 degrees with a windchill in the teens and again this is just the first major snowstorm of the season so we better get ready for more. >> i hate to hair that.
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thank you, adrienne and rob. we appreciate. we do want to move now to the breaking news in the fight against isis. america's secretary of state ash carter announced that more american troops are heading over to syria and abc's lama hasan is on that story from our london bureau. lama, good morning to you. >> reporter: and good morning to you, dan. well, this morning, defense secretary ash carter announcing that 200 more additional u.s. fors will be heading to syria. the troops will include trainers, advisers and bomb disposal units to help the coalition of forces fighting isis and recapture its stronghold of raqqah. the troops will join the other 300 special forces already on the ground in syria. the announcement coming as the coalition carries out its largest air strike to date pounding and destroying 136 tanker trucks near the ancient city of palmyra. all belonging to isis. cutting off their supply. meanwhile, the battle for syria's largest city, aleppo, is almost over with syrian government forces backed by russia claiming they control
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now more than 90% of the city. residents fleeing the fighting streaming out on foot. more than 8,000 leaving since friday. just days after abc news tracked the return to the city with images showing buildings leveled and streets destroyed. paula. >> yeah, those images tough to see. la lama, thank you. we want to move to the dramatic comments as dylann roof's chilling and disturbing confessioning to killing nine people inside a church is played for the jury. at times he was laughing during his confession and abc's steve osunsami has more. >> reporter: for the first time we hear this accused racist and mass murderer try and explain himself this morning. >> i was sitting there and i was like just thinking about whether i should do it for the. >> reporter: in this disturbing video confession recorded by agents from the fbi 22-year-old dylann roof acts as if he's talking about a night out on the town. >> did you shoot them? >> yes. >> what kind of gun did you use? >> a glock 45.
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>> reporter: in surveillance videos played in court from outside this historic black church in june of 2015, we see the faces of the nine parishioners roof is accused of killing. these are their last moment as live. 87-year-old susie jackson, cynthia hurd and reverend pinckney, he left behind these two little girls. >> why did you have to do it? >> well, i had to do it because somebody had to do something because black people are killing white people every day. >> reporter: he says he bought the gun seen here after his 21st birthday. >> how many times did you reload? >> all the times. when i shot a magazine it's like i went pop, pop, pop, pop. you see what i'm saying. >> reporter: at times he laugh telling the story. he calls himself a white nationalist and says that the trayvon martin case in florida woke him up.
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for "good morning america," steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. >> steve, thank you. just horrifying to listen to and to watch, especially to see those victims in their final moments. we have to switch gears yet again now. we're going to talk about the radical new step taken by samsung as part of their massive recall of those galaxy note 7 phones. >> now, samsung has already recalled the phones after reports that some caught fire. some, however, holding on to those phones, so samsung is planning a software update that will make the remaining phones note 7s inoperable. gloria rivera has details for thus morning. hi, gloria. >> reporter: hi, paula. it's been a long and costly road for samsung and it's not over yet. the tech giant appearing to throw a hail mary rolling out an update to make sure every last phone that could pose a threat is disabled. after months of phones on fire, samsung is rolling out a virtual kill switch. that will shut down the last
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remaining note 7s sold in the u.s. the over the air update already agreed to by three of the country's biggest wireless providers will prevent the note 7 from charging at all and will eliminate their ability to work as mobile devices. >> this is samsung's last-ditch effort to get these phones out of people's hand. >> reporter: samsung hoping this extreme step will be the last one. shortly after the company's newest flagship device launched in late summer, reports emerged of devices smoking, cracking, even bursting ghoo flames reportedly setting off fires in customers' pockets, homes and cars. >> i saw a small red burst and then it started to smoke, sizzle and burn on the nightstand. >> reporter: even after the south korean tech giant started this worldwide effort some of those new devices too were tied to spontaneous fires. 93% of all recalled note 7s sold
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in the u.s. have been returned but according to samsung u.s. customers are still hanging on to more than 130,000 of those phones. >> people do need to return these phones. they've been railed. they're dangerous. >> reporter: samsung is still offering replacement devices when note 7s are turned in. but at least one major carrier, verizon, is pushing back refusing the update saying it does not want to let users who do not yet have a replacement without a phone especially in an emergency situation especially, verizon says, during the holiday season. >> samsung trying to take matters in their own hands. thank you for that report this morning. we do have more serious weather to tell you about in other parts of the when the cold air is in place it is a matter of time when the moisture gets into it. that's what we're seeing, the pacific rain and snow is making inroads to the plains. this snow will be traversing the
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great lakes in the next 36 hours. snow in chicago, milwaukee, green bay. this is not lake effect. buffalo you'll get a piece of this as well. by the time it gets to the northeast, the warmer air will get into the i-95 corridor. northern new england will see snow, north of interstate 90. 4, 5, 6 inches. other system moving into the west into the see -- see airs and north across the south. here's the local forecast. >> reporter: good morning, everybody, meteorologist chris sowers with this accuweather update. the radars are clear. blustery and cold, temperatures in the 20s, windchills in the lower teens. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, 38 degrees today, one degree colder tomorrow. 37 degrees. light rain and snow breaking out
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sunday night into monday morning. brisk morning here in central park and if you wouldn't mind, dan and paula, i'm going to slide back inside for the next half hour. >> i asked paula. she said you do have to stay outside for the rest of the show. >> no, i didn't. >> sorry. >> it's actually dan that told you you had to be out there to begin with. it was all dan's fault to begin with that sent you out in the cold. if it was up to me, you'd be right here, rob. >> we'll settle it in the commercial break. there's a lot of other news and for that we kick it over to ron claiborne. >> i think he should stay out there for authenticity. you can come back tomorrow, rob. >> good morning, reference. we begin breaking news overnight. the u.s. senate averting a government shutdown by passing a spending bill and president obama promptly signing that bill and democrats from coal producing states have been delaying the vote asking for
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more health care benefits for coal miners and it will keep it going through april of next year. new development in the deadly hot air balloon crash that killed 16 in texas this past summer. authorities saying that the balloon's pilot had taken a cocktail of medications prohibited before takeoff. medical records show that skip nichols had at least sen different drugs including oxycodone. in his system at the time of the balloon. he hit high tension wires. nichols has has been -- had been convicted of drunk driving at least four times. and officials in oakland, california, have ruled out a faulty refrigerator as the cause of that massive warehouse fire that killed 36. people last week. investigators saying they are still focusing on the electrical systems at the warehouse as the possible cause of that fire. and the governor of florida says mosquitoes are no longer infecting people with the zika virus in his state and he is declaring it free of locally transmitted zika for the first time since july. the south beach area of miami beach, the last-called zika zone
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has been cleared and the centers for disease control lifting its advisory urging pregnant women to stay away but still urging cause. in houston a case of road rage caught on camera. two truck drivers stopping traffic and one driver attacked the other trying to pull from behind the four-wheeler. a third driver also then joined the fight. one of them pulls out a metal pipe. no word on any arrests. finally some city bus riders in pittsburgh could be forgiven thinking they were in the north pole. look at how sam defilippo gets his bus ready for the holidays. santa there, the grinch and decorations in every corner of his bus. defilippo says he plays music inside and outside to enjoy. he says his boss lets him do it as long as he doesn't block passengers from passing and sitting on the bus. by the way, it's taken 15 hours to decorate that bus and he has
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>> good morning, to you, 8:27, i'm gray hall. let's take you outside city hall there. if you're heading out to the ice skating link rink you want to bundle up. a code blue continues in philadelphia and other parts of the region. the homeless are urged to seek shelter in this bitter cold. let's go over to chris sowers
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with an update. layers that will do the trick. heavier wirmt -- winter coat, gloves and hat, 20s and windchills in the teens. we're forecasting 38 degrees, it will feel like upper 20s and low 30s. sunday night clouding up light snow and rain developing at night. >> "action news" continues at 9:00 a.m. i'm gray hall. now back to "good morning america." ♪ come on, wake up!!! come on, why ya sleepin'? come on! what time is it? it's go time. come on. let's go, let's go, let's go. woooo hoooo!! yeah!! i feel like i went to bed an hour ago.
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welcome back to "gma" on a saturday morning. happening right now, donald trump and his team in a war of words with america's intelligence agencies. those agencies according to two new published reports have concluded that russia was deliberately working to sway the election for trump by hacking into e-mails from the dnc and people close to hillary clinton. a mark of respect. flags flying at half-staff at the white house all public buildings and embassies abroad in honor of the late john glenn. the late retired astronaut and former senator died thursday at the age of 95. the vatican unveiling a addition to this year's nativity scene. rubble from the area that was destroyed by a massive and deadly earthquake last october has been placed to the life-size
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manger in st. peter's square. apparently the offerings will go towards rebuilding the church destroyed by the earthquake. >> nice. coming up on the show this morning, some of hollywood's leading female performers overnighted from newcomers to enduring superstars. their powerful messages about achieving success. but first here a controversial new twist in a murder mystery that has really stumped authorities for months now. >> karina vetrano went out for a run in queens, new york, and she never came back. now investigators hope to use a special type of test they hope will help them to crack this particular case, and abc's marci gonzalez joins us with much more. hi, marci. >> reporter: hi, paula and dan. the queens district attorney says investigators have used every tool available to try to solve this case. but still they have no leads on a suspect, so now the d.a. and the nypd are asking the state to sign off on the use of another tool, a type of dna test that's helped to catch other violent criminals. this morning a new push for answers in karina vetrano
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brutal unsolved murder more than four months after the 30-year-old was strangled while out jogging near her home in queen, new york. the state attorneys are asking authorities to authorize a new controversial method to help track down her killer. >> we need to find this predator. >> reporter: with no match in state or national databases to the dna found at the scene prosecutors now want to do familial dna searching which would look for a partial dna match in hopes of identifying relatives of the killinger. familial searching is already done in nine states including california where police say it led them to convicted serial killer lonnie franklin. his dna wasn't in the system, but his son's was, and police used that connection to hone in on their suspect. >> here we have all investigative steps that have been exhausted, and this is the next logical move. >> reporter: but civil liberties groups are putting up a fight saying this type of dna searching may trigger too many false positives. >> false positives equal
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wrongful convictions, and that is the biggest critique of familial dna. >> reporter: others say privacy concerns. the new york civil liberties union saying in a statement, a policy that implicates new yorkers in a criminal investigation solely because they're related to someone with naa in the state's data bank is a miscarriage of justice. >> family members of the potential subject are now subject to questioning. that's certainly not fair. >> reporter: so this decision is up to new york's commission on forensic science, which just agreed to have this reviewed by its dna subcommittee, so this is the first of several steps before this familial searching could potentially be done in the vetrano case. >> a really thorny issue. marci, thank you. fox in the pacific northwest
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enduring snow and ice in the last 36 hours, portland oregon, ice weighing down the trees. match train was shut down on the east side of town because of a tree down there. this is the george, the cold winds slide through the "good morning -- gorge. this will dump beneficial snow across the cascades and the rocky, as well. the skiers are loving that. overtime next couple of weeks we're looking for a shift south in the storm track that will unleash the cold air. a matter of time before you get a disturbance in the jet stream. active pattern as we get closer to christmas we might see stormy winter-like weather. that's what's going on nationally, here's the local forecast.
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>> reporter: i'm chris sowers with this accuweather update. radars are clear and skies are clear, as well. we have a few clouds upstairs. the exclusive accuweather seven-daythe exclusive accuweatr seven-day forecast blustery and cold today, 38. >> january. >> where are you going? >> colorado is always a nice first stop. >> you want to go with him, ron? >> i'd love to go skiing with him. >> such a shift from being banished to central park. >> dan? >> cats and dogs living together. i will stay here. i believe in warm living rooms with couches and televisions. coming up on "good morning america," billboard honored some of the best-known female stars rovernight. their message large and clear. >> diane will have that. also, bristol palin makes a big announcement. the story ahead in "pop news." ♪
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♪ the stars were out overnight and madonna was right there in the middle of it all.
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you can't see it but just off camera ron is taking a -- >> continue, please, ron. i think america wants to see it and billboard is honoring some of the biggest female artists of all time and diane macedo is there with more. there he goes again. >> i'm off camera. >> excuse me. >> following you. >> so it was a huge night for women in music honoring established icons and rising stars but while musicians are known for expressing their emotions through song, last night they laid it all out there in their speeches, especially madonna. the material girl is the woman of the year. >> it's great. it's amazing. it's a great honor. >> reporter: overnight billboard bestowed its highest honor on madonna at the 2016 women in music event. putting an exclamation on the icon who just wrapped her tenth world tour. ♪ all night long >> reporter: and, of course,
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madonna showed off her trademark ferocity in accepting the award. >> it's really important to make a stand and speak my mind about the importance of women and women empowering themselves and believing in themselves and understanding their worth. >> reporter: in her speech the singer called out the blatant sexism and misogyny and constant bullying she says she's endured throughout her three-decade reign as the queen of pop. would you ever run for president? >> maybe. i don't know. it depends on how much abuse i'm willing to take. >> reporter: the annual ceremony dedicated to spotlighting powerful women featured a wide spectrum of the industry's most prominent from newcomers like rule breaker of the year. >> i'm glad i get to break rules in the industry. >> reporter: to decorated vets like shania twain given the icon award. >> it's pretty humbling because i revere all of those ladies as amazing artists in their own right. now looking back at who my mentors were, so i think it all mentors were, so i think it all goes in full circle and we all
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need each other. >> and madonna ended by encouraging solidarity among all women but added a surprising message to all our doubters and naysayers saying all that resistance made her the woman she is today, so believe it or not, she said a big thank you to them. >> a madonna/kanye ticket coming up. he vowed to -- >> in 2020. that's how you're supposed to say it. >> okay. duly noted. >> just like the show. did you all get your flu shot? >> i did, and i got the flu. >> ron, i'm sorry. why americans seem to be dragging their feet except for ron. sorry. >> ron claiborne with a helpful public health message this morning. >> don't do what i did. and is this a bicycle or a treadmill? see what you think of the latest invention in "pop news" with the one and only diane macedo.
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♪ ♪ welcome back, everyone. have you had your flu shot? we know that it can save us from lots of misery but a new survey shows that 40% of americans haven't gotten one this year. here to address some of the myths about the flu is abc chief women's health correspondent dr. jen ashton. jen, great to have you here and, unfortunately, we're talking about the flu and a lot have it but many consider it to be a bad cold. >> that's one of the biggest myths i hear year after year. from patients. this is completely different than the common cold virus. the rhinovirus is one of the culprits. in causing the common cold. flu is caused by the influenza virus. and the symptoms are really different, paula. when you have the true flu, you are talking severe headache, severe chest pain, severe body aches, high fever, you don't see
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those with a common cold and then there's a risk of going on to develop a secondary bacterial infection which can hit the lungs in the form of pneumonia or the bloodstream in the form of sepsis. life-threatening. >> there's also the misconception, my son had the stomach flu this week and people asked if he had his flu shot. not the same thing. that's not what the flu shot -- >> completely different. that's completely different. stomach, nausea, that's completely different. >> there's also the fear that getting the flu shot will actually cause the flu. >> complete a implausible. not even medically possible. it does not contain live virus so people get the flu after that. they think, oh i got it from the flu shot. the fact of the matter is it can take about two weeks to develop full immune protection. so if you get the flu it's probably a coincidence. >> i have the feeling the guys over at the table say they will take their chances and if it's not 100% effective, then why bother. >> do not do it. it is about 65% effective. however data has shown if you do get the flu after getting the
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limited edition of coats resemble costumes from the films inspired by jyn erso played by felicity jones, diego luna, and they have a death trooper as well. the movie, by the way, debuts in theaters december 16th. >> cosplay. >> i never heard half. >> you never heard of cosplay? >> no. >> comic-con people in elaborate costume. >> costumes. >> i get it now, thank you. thank you. i appreciate that. i'm only half as stupid as i look. >> i actually didn't get it until she started explaining and then it made sense. >> oh, then i apologize. i just outed myself of being more of a nerd than you thought. >> we love that. >> i thought it was a common term. >> nerdery is welcome here. >> glad to be part of the team. baby number three is on the way for bristol palin. the daughter of former vice presidential candidate sarah palin. the former "dancing with the stars" contestant told "entertainment tonight" she and husband dakota meyer are expecting a new addition in the spring. the couple has a 1-year-old daughter, sailor grace and palin
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has a son tripadvisor with her ex levi johnston, and she has been on a roller coaster relationship in the past all earlier but they surprised us this year with their wedding and a new baby on the way. congratulations to them. sounds like things are going great. and model kate moss is challenging her inner king of rock 'n' roll for a new music video. check it out. ♪ the reason why you love me as you do ♪ about ♪ as the wonder the wonder of -- >> that's the supermodel lip-syncing to elvis. sounds just like elvis, right. well, that's because it is sell advice singing behind her but she's also donning some elvis-inspired garments including that black leather suit made famous by his 1968 comeback special. the song is part of a new tribute album called "the wonder of you: elvis presley" with the
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royal philharmonic. >> i'd like to see her do late elvis. up next, check out a dutch company's bicycle treadmill mash-up. the lopfiit bike allows icers to scoot around from point a to point b while walking on a treadmill. it's moving belt assisted by an electronic motor. lopfiif's creator came up with the idea while working out in the gym and costs $2500. and lets you go up to 17 miles per hour. >> electric power? >> yeah, it helps assist you, but you're still using your body to power it, as well and that will give people a surprise leading along and see you walking but going the same speed. >> i have so many questions, denies logic so you are powering it as you're walking. >> has an electric motor but getting a workout as you do it. the idea of being --
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helping. >> charging a battery. >> if you don't like pedaling you can walk. >> only way to improve it would add a little cosplay. diane macedo, ace job on "pop news." great job and see you back here tomorrow. thanks for watching. tomorrow. thanks for watching. >> i'm gray hall. >> and i'm jeanette reyes. >> coming up on "action news" saturday morning at 9:00 a.m., a final salute for fallen wilmington firefighter ardythe hope. >> a car crash in south jersey is followed by another crash involving responding police officers. >> this morning, meteorologist chris sowers is tracking cold, and snow and rain, next on "action news" saturday morning. ordinary tissues left dakota's nose sore and red.
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so dad slayed the problem with puffs plus lotion, instead. with lotion to soothe and softness to please. a nose in need deserves puffs, indeed.
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you, saturday, december 10, i'm gray hall. i'm jeanette reyes. here's what we're following on "action news." saying goodbye fallen wilmington firefighter ardythe hope is being remembered this morning at a public memorial. >> vandals are targeting
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christmas decorations in a south jersey community. >> champions are coming home, it's a case of deja vu, archbishop wood wins another title. on "action news" saturday at 9:00 a.m., we have winter weather hanging around for a while. >> code blue is in effect in montgomery county and camden county. it's an effort to get the homeless off the cold streets. most of us will barely get above freezing. that cold will linger all weekend. we have a live look at sky6 live hd penns landing, we'll get a check of the forecast, it looks prettier than it feels. how about that. >> reporter: that's a perfect way to put it. it looks nice, it's blustery and cold this morning. live on sky6 live hd overlooking the commodor barry bridge. you can see we have a few high, thin cirrus clouds upstairs. generally speaking it's a nice looking morning. lots of sunshine out there, temperatures down into the 20s, feeling like teens and

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