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that many over 24 weeks. you ever roll up on somebody and just have an instant connect without having to say anything? you just know. well, connor murphy knows he can get some ladies' numbers without even talking to them. because in this video, he walks up on these ladies who are taking a picture, stands right in front of them. >> that's funny. >> flexes. >> is this the same guy that did the video of guess the color of the shirt i'm wearing? >> yeah, that's him. >> i know where this is going. >> the next set of ladies, he walks up, takes his glasses off, hands them to them. >> look at these girls' faces. >> oh, yeah.
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they're pud i ddy in his hands. he walks up on this lady, snatches his shirt off like hey. before you know it, takes his phone out of his pocket and just hands it to her. here these ladies are standing outside some shops on the sidewalk. walks right up, takes off the shirt, gives them the old eyebrow nod. >> oh, my gosh. >> is it just because it's the perfect deal? cute guy, nice body. just never says a bloody word. here's your phone number. >> we've all this the girlfriends who say, oh, i met this guy. he was so much cuter before he started talking. >> the ladies sitting down actually start to laugh at him. the others, they just indulge him. they take the picture, put their numbers in his phone. we often talk about how dating has changed so much. i always pose the question, are men lady, or have women allowed
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safely. we have the details. >> reporter: it was right at takeoff from chicago's midway airport. >> we have an emergency. >> departure, we're declaring emergency. >> reporter: the pilot wanted to get back on the ground. >> yes, sir. immediate return, please. >> reporter: with fire crews standing by, a safe landing. >> i believe we ingested a bird due to the vibration and the passenger report. >> we see nothing from the rear of the plane. >> reporter: bird strikes mean the loss of an engine or two as depicted in "sully," and there's more of them because bird populations are soaring. just the number of geese, up nearly 140% since 1990. also, american airlines flight was forced to divert to little rock because of a passenger's e-cigaret e-cigarette. the battery malfunctioned according to the airline, which usually means it was smoking and
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burning. abc news, reagan national airport. speaking of flights, the tsa doing a great job of illustrating how much it's ruining everybody's holiday travel season. >> and the latest example, tsa's own instagram account showing a giant stuffed teddy bear taken from the owners at lax after agents determined it was just too big as a carry-on. >> they gave the bear a back story how he'll be wandering the streets of l.a. homeless and hungry being abandoned by the ordinary persons. >> that is a huge bear. what were you thinking? >> that was mean. that is awful. >> it needs a ticket. >> jack's right. >> we're going to change and throw a holiday party over there, shall we? after this. "world news now"
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in case you couldn't tell, we are high into the holiday entertaining season, and if the idea of a house full of guests sends chills down your spine, then we have great ideas for warming up the holiday table. joining us now is america's chief entertaining officer, tim. good morning. >> good morning, how are you? >> feeling festive. >> wonderful tips, basically, when i do holiday intertaping, dig out old recipes taken down from generation to generation
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and bring out traditional ones to keep alive. i also want to invite friends over, i say, bring one of your traditional dishes along with recipes to share with the rest of the guests. that makes it easy. you don't have to do all the work yourself, and sharing traditional recipes from the past. it's just a great idea. of course, it is the holidays. i like to start off with a holiday cocktail. this is global. it's called the red cap. it emulates the red cap you see around this season. basically, it starts off with a shaker of ice. add an ounce and a half of good tequila. it's about an ounce and a half. >> pretty good. >> 100% blue agave, really good. we start with mexico. then we go down to india and the mediterranean. this is pomegranate juice. that's indigenous to the area. about one and a half ounces of that, and into america, we have cranberry juice. that's indigenous to north
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america. that's goes in, shake, boom, shake with a squeeze and lime. i dressed the glass with a rim of sugar. look at the red caps. the white face, and the sugar. >> oh, exactly. that is strained into the cup, and then i garnish it with a fruit from asia. if you can't find the leechy fruit, use a lime. that emulates the end of the cap itself. there it is. the red cap cocktail for the holidays. cheers kendis. >> i'll have the one with no alcohol. no fun. >> it is a nice version without the tequila because of the wonderful ujuices in there. >> not bad. >> traditional. this is my layered cranberry sal salad, going back many years. it's a fun salad, starts out, you get cranberries, freeze them, put them in the blender,
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and then blend them up, or a food processor, add sugar to it. that goes into marshmallows that are there with whipped cream whipped up. that all goes in. >> wait a minute, isn't it called a salad? >> it is. it's cranberries. no lettuce to. no lettuce in this salad. mix that up. this is crushed pineapple, adding another taste to it. ends with slivered almonds. once you mix it up, it comes out and looks just like this. very beautiful, nice taste with the almonds, pineapple, cranberries, marshmallows and everything else. it's a delicious treat. >> smells great. smells healthy. it's like a salad. >> this is from my mom, oyster stew recipe. great recipe. she learned it from the oyster bar in grand central station. would sit there, sat at the bar, watched them make the stew, and wrote down what they were doing, went home, made it there, and
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emulated it there. my wife from bulgaria, and they have spinach pie. i don't like it, but love this reci recipe. >> she's your wife, you have to love it. >> absolutely. finally, we have this at the end of the meal. i changed it up a little bit. i put a black raspberry liquor and chocolate cups, making it more festive. the black raspberry with the chocolate, a nice combination. >> what a great way to do the party, just to be able to bring in some of your own family recipes. >> exactly. you know what? if the viewers go to your page and share their traditional recipes, they can get their recipes out there too with everybody. >> absolutely at we thank you so much. happy holidays, man. >> happy holidays, man, cheers. >> next time i'll try to dress up. this is flammable. you're watching "world news now."
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head and shoulders' dry scalp care it's time. >> it is time. >> i feel underdressed, apparently. >> i dressed up for you. >> now. >> sort of like my try butte, and to dress up -- >> you know, that is fitting. >> he would wear this. >> god bless craig's family. let's do insomniac theater now. >> we've been trying to keep it a secret, star wars, there's a new one. our parent company is also disney, as you know, and rogue one is part of its spawn. it's a prequel that takes place just before the events of the first star wars movie in 1977, a group of unlikely heros banning together, revealing the ultimate weapon of destruction. >> if the empire has this kind of power, what chance do we
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have? what chance do we have? >> the question is what choice. run, hide, plead for mercy, gather your forces. you gave way to an enemy this evil with this much power, you give way to a galaxy. the time to fight is now. >> the critics are loving rogue one, giving it 85% on rotten tomato, but with some mixed reviews. peter writes, it has the same primitive, lived-in emotional loopy let's put on a show spirit that made us fall in love with the original trilogy, but another says, there's no will to persuade the audience of anything other than the correspondented strength of the brand. only force at work here is the force of hat. >> ouch. will smith playing a charming advertising executive who loses the will to lose after losing his 6-year-old daughter to cancer. he questions the universe, writing to love, writing to time and death like they are people.
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he apparently gets a response and is shocked. >> you don't remember? you went on about middle management, making a deal, paper tiger. oh, it was not that long ago. >> where did you get that? who are you? >> who did you write the letter to? >> i wrote the letter to death. >> nice to meet you. charmed, i'm sure. >> nope. >> and that's what critics say to the movie, a nope, 13% splat on rotten tomatoes, another calling it a tear jerker that reduces grief to a form of sentimental engineering. it's christmas karl minus the warmth wonder and genius of dickens. >> sounds like a winner. the
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this morning on "world news now," president obama promising retaliation against russia. >> claims vladimir putin ordered interference in the u.s. election now spoerpted by u.s. intelligence. president-elect trump doubting russian's involvement. the story ahead. >> guilty on all koipts. the charston church massacre an a woman who bravely stared down the killer and made it out alive. with half the country stuck in sub freezing temperatures, including in new york, a new warning about leaving your car running, earning yourself a ticket or worse, losing your car. more expert advice for you as you beat the chill out there. >> and the legendary sports broadcaster, craig, remembers by players and fans who knew him so
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well. the battle with cancer and inspiring message for us on this friday. it is december 16. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> you know, the prompter says welcome in the anchor, but it looks more like marylyn and solid gold. looking glammed and beautiful. >> '80s glammed and beautiful. even better. i had a couple holiday parties -- >> yes, "gma" and "world news tonight," both on the same night. thanks guys. >> carry over into the morning, right? >> yes, exactly. only good thing about holiday parties and you're working, you see the pictures of friends and colleagues still out partying. >> living it up. they are working. >> they are working. exactly. >> thanks, jack. >> let's begin the half hour with president obama vowing to
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take action after u.s. intelligence officials found that putin was directly linked to hacking aimed at the presidential election. >> the president tells npr there's no doubt that a u.s. response is in order coming at a time and a place of our own choosing, but added, putin is well aware of his feelings because he spoke with him dir t directly. >> as the kremlin denies the hacking claims, donald trump, president-elect trump, casting doubt on any russian effort to sway the election in his favor. abc's brian ross has more. as putin arrived in japan, his spokesperson left reports that the russian president personally directed the hacking attack on the american election, but u.s. officials say they are convinced that the man who came to power as a kgb colonel helped to run the brazen cyber espionage campaign. >> that's not something they say lightly. that's something where they say they have a smoking gun.
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>> reporter: all triggered by putin's bitter dislike, authorities believe, of hillary clinton, and her threats to impose new sanctions against russia. >> she had been critical of the actions putin had taken, and he did not hide hostility towards her. >> from the skyscraper office in new york, president-elect donald trump continues his twitter defense of the kremlin and scorn for anyone speaking ill of the russians. if russia or some other entity was hacking, why did the white house wait so long to act, he wrote? why did they only complain after hillary lost? that's not true. the obama administration acted well before the election with a statement in early october from 17 intelligence agencies including the cia that only russia's senior most officials could have authorized these activities. >> it's pretty obvious. they referring to the senior most governor official in russia. >> reporter: raising the issue again and again in the campaign. >> there's no doubt now that
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russia has used cyber attacks against all kinds of organizations in our country, and i am deeply concerned about this. i know donald's very praise worthy of vladimir putin, but putin is playing a really -- >> reporter: sending trump into angry denial. >> could be russia. could be china. could be a lot of people. could be somebody sitting on the bed that weighs 400 pounds. >> reporter: in the same line he used days ago as president-elect, even after being briefed by u.s. intelligence officials about the russians. >> it could be somebody sitting in a bed someplace. >> reporter: american authorities say putin and those around him will become targets of the full fledged fbi investigation of the cyber attack. >> if you mess with america, we'll mess with you back. >> reporter: a leading republican senator said the are russians did more than just attack hillary clinton, but they attacked america's democracy and should be punished for it. >> if we don't stand together as a nation, we'll be next.
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>> tillerson developed a close relationship as the ceo of exxon and unless they notice russia was behind the attack, he'll vote no of the nomination. >> abc news, new york. >> the president-elect did not discuss the hacking claims in pennsylvania last night, but he unleashed on white house press secretary josh ernst calling him foolish. he sharply criticized trump's attitudes towards the u.s. intelligence community prompting this response last night. >> you know, having the right press secretary is so important. he's so bad the way he delivers the message. the president's very positive, but he's not positive, and i mean, maybe he's getting his spoilers from somebody else. >> trump talked about syria for the first time since the election, talking about safe zones to be built to protect refugees in the country, and the gulf states should help to pay
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for them. in the meantime, the international red cross says evacuation of rebels and civilians could take several days. 50,000 people led the last sliver of the opposition held city as a smiling president assad called it a historic event comparable to the birth of christ and karan, a u.s. official says it's a black chapter in the history of international relations. dylan roof now a convicted killer. in weeks, we'll learn if he heads to death row. a south carolina jury yesterday took just two hours to convict roof on all counts. in last year massacre of nine parishioners in a historic charleston church. next month, the same jury decides whether the 22-year-old should be executed. sanders survived the night, watching roof kill her aunt and her son. >> he said he didn't have any friend, but he had nine friends sitting in the church that
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night. >> strong statement. the penalty phase of the case begins january 3rd. roof has said he'll represent himself. he has until the next phase begins to get himself an attorney, if he chooses. the chattanooga, tennessee school bus case heads to a grand jury. the driver, walker, faces vehicular homicide and other charges. right now, he's held on more than $100,000 bond. six children died when the bus slammed into a tree. investigators say video on board shows walker using a cell phone while driving. moving on to the brutally cold weather in 30 states. can you believe it? all of them, coast to coast, more than 100 million people feel below 0 wind chills, seeing heavy snow, and interstate 80 through central pennsylvania is open yet again after a pileup involving nearly 60 vehicles. other accidents shut the highway at times. another storm system is lashing northern california with heavy
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winds and rain causing many roadways to flood. the current advisories stretch from one side of the country straight across with high wind warnings today in the northeast. >> speaking of high winds, they are sparking flames in northern california. a grass fire near fort collins doubled in size in 15 minutes last night. check out the pictures. thanks to winds gusting up to 60 miles per hour. so far, no homes are threatened or evacuations ordered. it may have been s.t.a.r.tarted power line. devry settled a lawsuit for $100 million. the illinois based school was accused of misleading students with false advertising about the success of its graduates. half of the settlements includes loans issued to current students or debt owed by students. they denied any wrong doing. from new york, a story of a sanitation worker's trash also being his mom's treasure in a
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form of the mortgage payment. >> we're talking about prishna who works on long island, his mom rushed in, she tossed a bag of trash containing her $5,000 mortgage payment all this cash. well, he and some of coworkers took mom to the dump to search for the needle in the hay stack. amazingly, the envelope was found in 30 minutes, and she gets to keep her home for the holidays. >> amazing. >> amazing -- >> in 30 minutes? >> see the emotion that brought on them, understandably. 30 minutes. >> i want to find $5,000 in the trash can. >> if i knew it was $5,000 in the trash, man, i'd dig all day. >> you'd be there all night. >> yeah. >> just make it a party. in that suit. >> it's my best sunday church suit. >> right. coming up, the arctic freeze giving car thieves a head start. >> if you leave your car running
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to keep it warm, like many of us have, you might be running into some problems. we'll have tips on what to do. >> remember, craig segar, the colorful broadcaster passes after a battle with cancer. emotional and touching tributes to a beloved fan favorite. find us on facebook,, and on twitter. you're watching "world news now." and on twitter. you're watching "world news now." i had frequent heartburn,
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as of this morning, there are now two teams qualified for the nfl playoffs. it was the seahawks in those neon green uniforms hosting the other team that you can't see because the neon green uniforms blinded you there. seattle takes the lead, the touchdown pass putting the game out of reach. a 57 yard strike at the start of the fourth. jared racing to the end zone there, and that was richard sherman just saying, no, no, no. >> i'm sure he said it a lot more -- >> yeah. this is a great play. it's a trick play until, oh! he fumbles the ball! it was a nice trick play. the punter -- >> oh. that looked painful. >> he was knocked out on fumbling the ball after running for a first down, but it was a great trick play. he was running, and i got this, i got this, and seattle clenched
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the nfc west with a 24-23 win. >> okay. did we mention it's cold outside? that brings christmas music to my ears, but i'll spare you. nfl fans will feel it. >> arrowhead stadium in kansas city against tennessee, they call for clear skies and 6 degrees. in chicago, that 6 degree reading feels like a heat wave. the bears game against the packers is supposed to be 1 below. that would be the coldest game in soldier field's history. that's saying a lot. >> yeah. meantime, tom brady signed three pairs of the old uggs. dudes wear uggs? and hid them in boston. oh, slippers. i was thinking the female version, i apologize. presumably to keep the feet of patriot fans warm. that's really, really nice. >> generous of him. >> that's something. >> tom brady's uggs. >> they are signed.
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>> signed uggs from tom brady. >> okay. changing gears completely. heart felt reactions posted honoring legendary sports caster craig sager. in a tweet, vice president biden said he died as he lived with courage, passion, and -- >> he died after battling cancer for two years. here's more from david muir. >> reporter: the colorful suits, and a colorful broadcasting legend. his career beginning in the early '70s, there on the left, interviewing hank aaron after beating the home run record, covering football, olympic curling, but it was basketball he loved most. >> that's a nice suit you got on there. easter already went by. >> you take this and burn it. >> reporter: all in good fun, he was the fun. ask pops, coaching the spurs. >> what's the key? >> i think they were looking at your suit. >> reporter: he would battle
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leukemia with pop who missed him the most. >> welcome back. i was in the hospital for month hoping to do this again. >> reporter: fighting cancer with a smile on his face, earning respect from the giants. >> how in the hell do we go 30 years without doing a finals game, that don't make no sense. >> honored at t eed by the vice president. >> whatever i might have imagined a terminal diagnosis would do to my spirit, it's done the opposite. the greatest appreciation for life itself. >> david muir there with the tribute. one more overnight on the basketball court. these are members of the milwaukee bucks. they held a moment of silence in his honor, and with a very colorful outfit there as well in chicago. tears.
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>> paying tribute to his suits with colorful uniforms. >> dennis rodman said it was sager who saved him from committing suicide. it's interesting how this soft, colorful, amazing person touched so many lives. >> over the decades. >> with his battle and with his smile. coming up in the next half hour, long lines in texas. residents told not to use the tap water. details on the chemical leak that has residents outraged. first, cold temperatures mean plenty of you keeping that engine running, but you may invite thieves to drive off. how to stay safe next on "world news now." "world news now"
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almost 10th avenue there. wherever it is, it's freezing. drivers are apparently keeping their cars running. >> yes. >> trying to warm them up. >> it's not necessarily a good idea. leaving your car outside is an invitation to get it stolen. >> reporter: watch these car thieves roll up on a vehicle in denver, seeing it's empty, and steal it. moments later, this guy scouts a car parked, approached, and darts to open the door, but it's locked. the hoermt sees what's going on and scares the thief away. here in this parking lot, there's a thief casually walk and speed up to get into a car. the driver comes outs to stop him, but it's too late. cars left running to warm up on cold mornings, cops called them puffers, and bad guys see it a golden opportunity. you are warned not to leave running cars unattended. >> start up the car, less than 60 seconds. >> reporter: all it took to
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steal his car, bad enough, but the thieves got the keys to the second car. later that night, they came back to steal that one too. >> you can have my car. >> reporter: you might not realize in many states it's illegal to leave a car idling with the keys inside, and depending on your state and coupe, that could mean in your own driveway, but more people seem to be doing it with more than 57,000 cars stolen in 2015 had the keys inside. >> people leaving cars running everywhere. >> reporter: in lakewood, california, we hit the streets in january with sergeant dave hoover, within minutes, his officer spot dozens idling in 18 degree weather in front of homes and stores. >> you know why i'm bothering you? the car is running unattended inside the store. you can't do that. >> reporter: the driver hit with a $57 ticket. >> i was cold. i wanted a warm car on the way to work. >> reporter: not far away, this car stolen. >> pull out, windows frosty, go back inside, and maybe four minutes, come outside, car's
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>> oh -- >> in the square. >> that's how brian ross got his start. it is the holiday time. this guy, who is dancing fanatically to help celebrate first day of christmas vacation has a lot of people feeling his groove as we pump into the weekend. >> from christmas in new york christmas village, songful artists presents the mistletoes. ♪ all the weather on the scores ♪ ♪ that's the world news polka ♪ if you're an insomniac and a good night's sleep you lack ♪ ♪ it's the world news polka ♪ grab your world news now mug and everybody dance ♪ ♪ have fun, be a pal, every anchor, guy and gal ♪
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is. this morning on "world news now," extreme weather coast to coast, and if you happen to be in one of the regions not slammed by snow or washed out with flash floods, then you're probably bundled up just trying to stay warm. when it ends? in the accuweather forecast. major new developments as u.s. intelligence agencies present russian involvement in the u.s. election. this morning, president obama is speaking out and vowing to retaliate against vladimir putin. those details including the president's promise just ahead. also this half hour, another city scrambles to deal with toxic water. >> corpus christi, texas residents are outraged after they've been told not to use the tap water. we'll have the latest on the developing story. going rogue, overnight reactions to the brand new star wars film "rogue one" fans
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chilling out in the cold for the first look of what could be a historic opening. is the hype for real? that's in the skinny on this friday, december 16th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> are you going to see it? >> i can't wait. i have to wait until the crowds are gone, and not saying that as a disney employee, but are you pumped for it? >> we'll see. >> all right. >> takes a lot of work for me to go to the movies with the sleep schedule all jumbled up. you know what i'm saying? easier to watch on netflix. >> i feel ya. >> no offense to the movie theater. >> not hating them, but it's one place you want to be this weekend, at least for 100 million americans. >> yes. it's nice and warm in a theater near you. we begin with the extreme winter weather gripping the entire northern half of the country. >> in fact, there was a blizzard warning overnight in effect for upstate including my college,
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champs of ice fishing -- >> wow. >> be jealous. they expect 6-10 i'nches of lak effect snow. there's high wind warning and wind chill warnings. >> the west coast not spared. eugene, oregon saw the worst ie storm in decades with residents walking the dog getting a surprise as ice crashes down from above. >> oh, wow. >> dicey. more on the wicked weather from abc. >> reporter: that arctic blast and blinding snow making driving dangerous for millions out on the roads. part of interstate 80 shut down in western pennsylvania after a chain reaction crash involving nearly 60 vehicles. luckily, no one was killed. along the great lakes, whiteout conditions, and our meteorologist from our sister station urging viewers to stay home. >> you're likely to get into some kind of accident as visibility is very low.
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>> reporter: thunder snow in new york along with it? high winds, gusting up to 60 miles per hour, delaying flights on both coasts, and the coldest december temperatures in years. in chicago, it felt 19 below. in those temps, frostbite sets in in 30 minutes, and in ohio, a man found dead on his porch, house keys in his hand. behind the cold? more snow. nearly a foot on the way for some places from a new storm that paralyze the pacific northwest. this area will now be seeing more lake effect snow, some more strong winds, and then what's concerning are those low temperatures. those extremely low temperatures from much of the day here, it felt like it was below zero. abc news, new york. >> that's in the buffalo suburbs where you were in the week. how brutal was it? >> it was pretty cold, three feet of snow, and he's making me feel that cold again. the first hit i did for "world
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news tonight," i walked around in the hotel barefoot to warm up because my shoes were freezing. >> little small violin for your whining, sorry. now you're in the warm studio. the extreme weather is continuing, though. it's affecting the west coast. here's the impact. heavy rain in california has many worry about mud slides in areas why wildfires have left the ground bare. flash floods impacting the northern half of the state, and mud slides are very likely as the rain continues. >> that's serious stuff. upper plains are not escaping the winter blast either. let's get the details, justin? >> thanks, good morning to you as well. friday's weather not looking so nice here throughout the upper midwest. snow and icy mixture off to the south, and we're going to be talking about major travel delays for many cities. also some slippery roads due to
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quite a substantial amount of snow. check it out here. 6 inches possibly for some, could see more than that south of the twin cities, and the whole mess sets into the northeast friday night into saturday. back to you. >> all right, of course, more on the weather throughout the morning, but now to president obama who's vowing to take action after the bomb shell revelation from u.s. intelligence officials claiming vladimir pew tip was linked to the preelection hacking campaign. he'll hold a press conference this afternoon, but in an interview, he made it clear the russian interference will be addressed. >> i think there's no doubt that when any foreign government tries to impact the integrity of our elections, that we need to take action, and we will at a time and place of our own choosing. some of it may be explicit and publicized, some of it may not be. mr. putin is well aware of my
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feelings about this because i spoke to him directly about it. >> well, the president is right now waiting o final report on the attacks from the cyber community and ordered them to be completed before he leaves office. donald trump is not still quite buying in that russia was involved. in a rally in pennsylvania last night, he called white house possess secretary foolish for criticizing his response. trump said president obama was very positive, and he questioned whether ernst got orders from someone else. however, the bulk of trump's speech was spent on recapping his election night victory. as president-elect trump continues to search for the best way to avoid conflicts of interest, senate democrats unveiled a bill aimed at requires him to sell his businesses and put his assets in a blind trust. trump postponed a press conference on how he plans to separate the family empire from the white house, but there was a tweet. here's abc's tom llamas.
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>> reporter: president-elect donald trump dismissing questions over this image, his children meeting with america's top tech leaders, eric, ivanka and don jr. working on the transition will also be involved in the family business. >> we're going to be there for you. >> reporter: trump fighting on twitter. the media tries to make my move to the white house as it pert n pertains to my business so complex when it actually isn't. it was the day trump was to explain it all. he said so himself, tweetsing, i'll be holding a major news conference in new york city with my children on december 15th to discuss the fact that i will be leaving my great business in total, but that's been cancelled. the team says because the whole process has been complex. >> lawyers and protocol officers at great expense to the trump family, frankly, trying to figure out how best to structure and how best to comply with protocols. >> reporter: while trump says his sons run the family business, it's looking like his daughter, ivanka, could have a role in the white house,
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something she once said would not happen. >> i'm going to be a daughter. there's a lot of things i feel deeply strongly about, but not in a formal administrative capacity. >> reporter: but now, ivanka, and her husband seen headed for prominent roles. >> we would benefit tremendously by having them inside the administration. >> reporter: president-elect trump expected to talk about his businesses in january, and they moved the date to give the legal team ample time to implement proper protocols. we want to mention although he's done interviews including with myself, it's been 140 days since a news conference. abc news, new york. facebook is taking a bold new step cracking down on so-called fake news by hiring fact checkers. in addition to changing ranking algorithm and making it easier for users to report instances of fake news, facebook is partnering with established major media outlets, organizations that signed on to the fact checking network are
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the association press, and abc news. the golden gophers raising the dispute with the university of minnesota. the players are threatening to boycott all football activity including the holiday bowl on december 27th against washington state following the indefinite suspension of ten teammates accused of sexual assault. the incident happened in september. the players said it was conseason ensual. no charges file or arrests made. a house explosion, two injured in the blast, and subsequent fire as well. a gas leak had been reported in the area, and public safety workers were going door to door evacuating residents when that house exploded. the victims were a father and daughter who lived in the home. a surprising, touching, really unbelievable story playing out on the tv show "jeopardy."
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>> cindy stowe won for the third night thursday, her earnings under $40,000, but she died from colin cancer eight days before her first episode aired. >> only the host and a few staffers knew of her condition when she recorded her show in august. her winnings will be doe nanate cancer research organizations. wow. >> she told the producers ahead of time she was terminal, and she was about to die, and so they rushed and got her on the show. >> amazing. >> one of the contestants who did not win thursday is making news as well. fans of hip hop took note of the quit put down of an incorrect answer. >> the big papa left. >> who is tupac? >> nope. >> you get to say it right. >> you got to know it right. a city in crisis.
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>> yes. residents in corpus christi lining up after they were toll the water has a chemical leak and toxic. details ahead for you. later in the skinny, the show stealer on the hollywood walk of fame. the daughter of ryan reynolds and blake lively in the spotlight upstaging daddy. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" weather brought to you by ♪ harry's meeting clients from far away.♪
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are still being warned. >> yeah. >> about the tap water. >> this is crazy, a chemical leak saying boiling or otherwise treating water will not make it safe. abc reports residents are not happy. >> reporter: frustration in corpus christi, texas, schools closed, lines wrapping around buildings. people waiting for hours just to buy this, water. >> i can't boil the water. that's how bad it is. >> i think it's ridiculous. >> reporter: authorities warning 300,000 people not to bathe or drink the tap water after a chemical may have contaminated the city's water supply. >> the state is requesting state assistance for. >> protesters interrupting city officials. since july of 2015, the city had three boil water notices following other incidents of contaminatio contaminations, and corpus christi is not alone. problems with keeping the nation's water clean is
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highlighted in flint, michigan with a state of emergency declare the after residents did not have clean drinking water for years. they are shipping in 100,000 cases of water, and each family allowed two cases. in the meantime, testing comets on the city's water supply. abc news, los angeles. when we come back, the classic tv sitcom getting a reboot. >> star wars fans braving the cold for not a reboot, but a fresh beginning. the skinny's next. with the world news now"
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okay. so it's been a long, grueling 364 days since the last "star wars" movie was on the big screen. that's a long time for fans. >> eternity in television. >> you can understand the wait is over finally, for them. >> yep. in case you've been far, far away, rogue one, a star wars story from our parent company, disney, hits theaters nationwide last night, but we're not giving away spoilers. oh, no, no, no. we can say rogue one dominated social media overnight. >> plenty of fans dressed as famous star wars characters. waiting outside the chinese theater, this is in hollywood, but it was a different story in washington, d.c. where a couple guys spent several days outside
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in frigid temperatures. >> tuesday, mid day, that was nice, but it's only gotten colder. >> with the wind chill in single digits, that's what gets you, just getting a little insulation in here, keeping it out of the wind. >> great. >> that is absolutely crazy there. early box office returns have rogue one slightly behind the debut of last year's episode 7, the force awakens, but that film's opening weekend took in nearly $248 million. pretty good. rogue one is expected to have the biggest box office opening of this year. >> yeah. wow. next up, a real family affair at the hollywood walk of fame. the ceremony with the unveiling of a star with ryan reynolds, who i hear was talked about a lot this week. >> he was. reynolds, he was joined by his wife, blake lively, and their two daughters. it was the first time their youngest, who was born in september, was seen -- >> chunky monmonkey. >> we don't even know her name.
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>> just bring the baby. her 2-year-old daughter, james, getting the headlines, grabbing the microphone, hands it up to the crowd, what's up, she says. when james saw the microphone, it was a moth to a flame. seeing a star. star in the making. you look at that picture right there, and you wonder, how was it ever a competition between ryan reynolds and ryan gosling this week. >> what are you saying? who won? >> ryan won there. >> really, this ryan won? >> based on that picture. >> but, yeah, you can't pick. blake looks amazing. >> yes, she does. >> in the spirit of everything old is new again. >> a reboot. meadows playing alice, his wife, and 39 episodes, plenty of classic lines. >> i am the king in my castle.
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the king, norton! i rule my kingdom. alice is just a mere peasant girl. >> i need more thread around here. >> hi, sweet heart. >> hi, ralph. >> that's a mighty fine way to talk to a peasant. >> word is, who's in charge here? word is they ordered a modern day version of the show, neighbors, best friends, one a pair who remarried after divorcing eight years earlier. >> coming full circle on star wars, if you thought chewbacca mom was all done, if you were wishing for it >> she, of course, went viral over the summer for that. >> now signed on to be part of what she calls the tlc family. it's going to be fun and games, starring in two shows on digital destination called tlc me, a
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finally, this half hour, that time again, a chance to look back with the benefit of time over the past week. >> like sands through an hourglass, these are our friday rewind. >> i got three layers, then i got a sweatshirt and then my work clothes under it. >> we want the public to ask a question, is this trip really necessary before you leave the house. >> i'm a smart person. i don't have to be toll the same thing in the same words every single day for the next eight years. >> i think it would be devastating to hear that the incoming president doesn't value the intelligence that will come out of the agency. >> they may be afraid that anything they tell the white house will get back to russia. >> he called on russia to hack
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it. secretary clinton. he certainly had a pretty good sense of whose side this activity came down on. >> not like he's slamming down vodka with putin at the local bar. >> i've known him since 1999. >> he'll be a fierce advocate for america's interests around the world. >> i call it goldman, generals, and gazillionaires. >> why did you do it? >> well, i had to do it because somebody had to do something because, you know, black people are killing white people every day. >> over the last week and a half, we saw what race imlooks like. >> we, the jury, feel we cannot reach a unanimous decision. >> the reality is she attempted to hire people to kill me before. >> a brown jacket, unknown if under the influence. armed. >> they all know this was the man with dementia, and my father gets killed. that's just inexcusable. >> we'll make sure this is the
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most boring, uneventful night of her life. >> how do we do that? >> come on, i don't have to tell you how to make a night boring. ♪ >> generally, not in the oval office. >> your popularity is at an all time high, so i would just stick with this. just ride this baby. >> it's not going to happen. >> of course, he's still riding that baby for a little while. >> no. you got to live for the moment. >> understand it. president obama, by the way, will have a press conference today at 2:15 eastern time, abc live coverage, and then, like, peace out, enough of the cold, i'm going to hawaii. >> wow. don't we all want to go to hawaii? >> yes. >> don't miss updates at this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for two decades.
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making news in america this morning, the deep freeze. windchills plunging well below zero and blizzard conditions piling up the snow, plus, a mud slide. concerns as storms pound the west coast. >> new this morning, president obama threatening retaliation against russia for allegedly meddling in the u.s. election and overnight hillary clinton talking about reports of putin's involvement for the first time. breaking news, a police officer shoot during a standoff. the suspect shooting at other officers. an update just in from investigators at that scene. also breaking right now an explosion rocking a home. the neighborhood evacuated. details on the blast and the people inside. good morng,


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