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it in parking lots or sitting in a garage. you can see here the commercial opens with this sort of miserable looking older fellow. by the looks of it, kind of an old fogging looking out the window go running by. >> what a way to commemorate your videos. the young man you used to be, strong, fast. >> but he never get there is because look, he's approaching a door. the people that work there are like, no! every time he's being stopped until this time right here. >> no! >> but! there's light at the end of the tunnel. we see back in the day when he was younger, he was a competitive runner. now everybody gathers around him.
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but this time there's no chance. everybody blocks them. >> he's going for a run, come on. >> it's an awesome commercial that has racked up millions of views. and it was produced on a budget of about $2,000. >> look at him, he's a student. this was produced as part of his commercial directing course. >> wow! >> no way! >> you're signed, kid. >> you have a future for sure. >> it gives you goosebumps, such a sweet story and a great commercial. at one point, it was one of the 26 highest trending videos on youtube. this is where you get the interesting bit. because they sent this twice, they were interested. the communications department rejected it a couple of times. >> what about the student? did he get paid for this? i mean -- adidas doesn't want it, so everybody's got their free ad. >> well, the guys at adidas were running towards him. >> man, get that guy paid.
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and lysol that. s the party time in clemson, south carolina. also, here in new york. wherever you are, i think. after this incredible comeback win the tigers took down the crimson tide. >> it's been 35 years since they partied like this. it was more than just about the game. this is an event for the ages. >> reporter: an unbelievable ending to the national championship game. >> touchdown. >> reporter: the clemson tigers in a fourth quarter comeback over alabama and the cliemson tide. >> reporter: making a prediction going with the team. >> taking thing the crimson tid.
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>> reporter: the american event. you had little big town singing the national anthem. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: accompanied by a bald eagle fly over. the rematch begins with a defensive battle until alabama scores. a 25 yard run. this photo in the tenth grade, stunning the internet. it was this gun show that really distracted viewers. clearly arm day for jacked ref mike dafi. back to the game, and a 37 yard run. >> in the clear and end zone again. >> reporter: clemson quarterback gets his tale eam on board with eight yard run.
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while people debate who's bigger, a player or a ref. >> after further review, he's rocked up. >> reporter: the world forgets the ref and focuses on desmond how ward's suit. >> get yourself between me and the defender. >> reporter: fast forward to the fourth quarter. the tigers are ahead. alabama hasn't trailed in the fourth quarter at all this season. alabama quickly answers with a touchdown. t clemson sets up the field goal to tie and goes instead for the touchdown. instant classic. clemson nation goes crazy. >> that's how sweet it is to lift the trophy for the first time in 35 years. >> and the ref said touchdown. >> it's a game for the ages and everyone is talking about the referee. >> yeah. "world news now" continues after
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with 2016 so last year, what can we look forward to in this new year? 2017 might have a few financial surprises in store for all of us. joining us this morning to tell us what's in and what's so passe, at least as far as personal finance goes, our
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personal finance expert. >> good morning. >> okay, how is it that certain things are passe? >> every year we see new things in and new things that are out. let's start with what is out for 2017. borrowers are out, and savers are. we had an interest rate hike in december. we're expecting a few more, three more in 2017. so if you're a borrower, this is going to cost you more. savers are going to be the beneficiaries. you're going to see the rates on the market money accounts and the cds gradually go up. and full-time jobs in the meantime? >> full-time jobs out. >> why? >> because companies don't want to commit to the full-time position, because of demographics. there's a lot of reasons why the freelance economy is continuing to grow. 55 million americans working as a freelancer or contract worker. that's expected to continue in 2017 and beyond. >> and with obama care and some
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people getting health care through that. >> and companies don't necessarily want to pay for the rising health care costs. there's a lot of reasons why it's happening. >> as far as a freelancer. >> no security or 401 k, but you have the flexibility. >> if you're one of those all about retirement, i guess -- >> retirement is out and gigs are in in we have over 400,000 people working as a big worker. they need the supplemental income. getting gigs, a big trend in 2017 and expected to continue for years to come. >> and so many of these big companies are benefitting from that, the likes of uber, and that's the for you? >> and the seniors like it. they like the social aspect and the flexible schedule and the extra income. >> what happened to going to walmart and being a greeter? >> that's out. >> as you know, i'm a traveler
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and you are as well. i love vacations. >> vacations are out. vacations are out. i know you travel, but vacations are out. and experiences are in. first, here's the thing. even though gas prices are predicted to rise, gas money is projecting they're up $0.36 higher this year versus last year, anden though air could go up as oil prices stay high, people are still taking vacations but they're traveling differently. they're not doing things the conventional way. they want to take in the local culture. roll up their sleeves. make a memorable experience. 2017 is supposed to be the year of the authentic traveler. >> as opposed to going and drinking wine, you're stomping the grapes? exa >> exactly right. this is the kind of thing going on. if you're going to travel to europe or italy, you want to learn how to make pasta. these are the types of things happening. >> by the third stop on the wine
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tour stomping grapes. you just prefer the tasting. apparently experience is in. okay, the gyms? >> out. boutique studios are appealing to the millennials. >> the soul cycles of the world and all the little -- >> orange series is hot. people really like the instructors and the social aspect. they like everything. it's expensive. these classes are not cheap, but gyms are having a tough time. more of us are gravitating toward the boutique studios. >> and many of the oh gyms are trying to incorporate some of that. >> they're making changes trying to incorporate some of the unique classes to continue to draw in new members and keep their existing ones happy. >> good to show what's in and out from a financial stand point. >> i aim to please. happy new year. >> you too.
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lasts 12 hours. start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. a close call for more than two dozen tennessee students after their bus caught fire. the driver rushed them off the bus before it went up in flames. in fact, a hero driver checked to make sure that no one was still inside and then moved the kids away from the vehicle. the students range from kindergarten through high school. and new details this morning about the frightening security breach at chicago's airport. >> we'ring out more about the man accused of attacking police officers as he tried to force his way onto a flight without a ticket or boarding pass. >> reporter: this 1-year-old man led away in handcuffs by a plane he tried to board after bursting through that o'hare check point. tsa officers pursued. >> they're following him. >> reporter: it was just before
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five sunday morning as he made his way from that tsa check point into the gate area. now with airport securitying the nine minute incident. >> he's boarding a plane. >> reporter: the tsa officers and airport security don't have arrest authority. >> we need a taser squad. >> reporter: and the suspect put up a fight. two tsa officers and two chicago police officers who arrived at the gate were injured. >> the subject is in cuffs. >> reporter: an incident after fort lauderdale and others ra e raising concerns. >> three incidents at the front part of airports and now a security breach at the front part. it's not catastrophic, but it points to a vulnerability. >> reporter: fixing those are up to governments which are responsible for airport security. abc news, reagan national airport. parking must be really tight in parts of raleigh, durham, north carolina. look where this suv is parked. >> woops. >> this is after an ice storm.
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the vehicle slid down the driveway through the garage down the deck and into the pool. good thing it hp drained. to get the suv out, that is another problem. do you call a pool boy or a tow truck? >> how do you melt the ice around it? >> oh, man. there was also a jurisdictional dispute at this busy highway interchange who rounds up the steers from an overturned cattle truck? is it the fire department, the police, or the cowboys? the answer all the above. all the animals were rounded up and the roads opened after about four hours. police say the driver was going too fast. trying to moove.
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this morning on "world news now," crimson coronation cancelled. >> clemson tigers new kings of college football. >> with the national title looking like it was going to be swept away by the crimson tide, the tigers stunned alabama in a fourth quarter rally for the ages. we have all the highlights and reactions and, of course, the partying just ahead. well, today is the day on capitol hill as president-elect trump's cabinet choices are set to be picked apart by congress. but it's trump's latest hire, his son-in-law, who is stealing the spotlight. the new details about the major break in and the armed robbery of kim kardashian. what we're learning about the 17 suspected rounded up in a predawn raid outside of paris and what the crooks may have left behind at the crime scene
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that led investigators to them. ♪ and it's a crafty globe trotter visiting tom of the world's most famous sites while wearing them across his chest. find out why if this man knits it, he will come. it's tuesday, january 10th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> there were moves to that song. >> i don't know. maybe i'm making it up, but i think it's a mashed potato and a little bit of this. if you know the moves to the song or the music video, let us know. >> i'm sure in south carolina they are making up all sorts of moves for the last few hours because of the breathe taking ending.
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>> the tigers and their fans are celebrating their first football national championship 1981 after a heart stopping title game rematch against alabama in tampa. clemson was down 14 points in the first half. they fought back to take a lead. 28-24. only five minutes left on the fourth quarter, two and a half minutes later, a 30-yard touchdown run. that gave the tide a 31-28 lead. the game clock there, one second left. clemson had a two yard touchdown pass that gave them the win. >> i can't tell how humbled i am, blessed, and so thankful to be a part of helping get clemson back on top. this moment, 35 years.
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>> this is clemson's second national title. the tigers also clenched that championship in florida. they beat nebraska in the 1982 orange bowl back in miami. >> and alabama was going for its fifth in the past eight seasons. the 12th overall. it ended alabama's 26 game winning streak. they went against each other last and a tight game. >> it was a great game last year and this was a revenge match. for a little while we were thinking alabama just has their number, but nope. that guy right there. he had more than 400 passing yards. >> very cool. >> and usually when you see the same teams playing, you kind of let a sigh out roll your eyes and say the same two, but if the games are like this, we have to keep rooting for them to make it to the end. >> and it's watson's last year
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playing football in college. a great way to go out. >> to the weather. rough to play football in some areas. it's raining in the western u.s. and even more is on the way. >> rivers in northern california are at their highest level in years and still swelling. in some cases overflowing banks. hundreds of homes in sonoma valley have been flooded and roads are closed. hillsides stripped by wildfires and could give way. >> the pioneer cabin tree in big tree state park was hallowed out in the 1880s to visitors could pass through it. it collapsed on sunday and more rain is expected in that region today as well. >> a lot of people were upset seeing it. it's one of the things so many people get to go to every year. >> it's a pity. >> and happening right now in florida, the man hunt for the killer of a police sergeant in orlando. >> officers have spent nearly 24 hours looking for a suspect.
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there's a $60,000 reward for histure. police say they he shot and killed an officer. the search has had tragic results. a deputy first class was killed trying to find the suspect. we have more. >> reporter: just after 7:00 a.m. master sergeant deborah clayton a 17 year veteran is on duty. someone says a wanted murder suspect is in a store. >> she said stop, and he basically opened fire. >> he had a security vest on and everything. she told him to stop and he shot her down and took off running. >> we have one officer shot. >> reporter: clayton later dying at the hospital. the suspect getting away. firing on one deputy's car, carjacking another. another deputy killed in a motorcycle crash while searching
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for the suspect. schools put on lockdown. a s.w.a.t. team swarmed an apartment complex. police scouring loyd's facebook page after suspected in the shooting death of his girlfriend last week. posting this two weeks earlier, goals to be on america's most wanted. fellow officers are remembering deborah clayton as a wife, a mother, and a tireless advocate for her community. >> i knew her for 17 years. >> deborah clayton is a hero and she gave her life protecting the community that she loves. she will be deeply missed. >> reporter: police urgently wanting to find this guy, offering a $60,000 reward. he has a violent criminal history and police want this guy off the street. eva pilgrim, orlando, florida. thank you. we have new details in the fort lauderdale airport killings. abc news learned the suspect initially planned to go to new
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york city. authorities say santiago had a reservation on a new year's eve flight but cancelled. the former national guardsman made his court appearance on monday and could face the death penalty if convicted. and confirmation hearings are getting underway on capitol hill this morning. first up jeff sessions, the president-elect's pick for attorney general. sessions has been criticized over his hard line stance on immigration and his civil rights record. he was rejected 30 years ago when he was nominated to become a federal judge over allegations he made racist remarks. john kelley is also in the hot seat up for homeland security secretary. another hire is significant. his son-in-law, jared kushner is now a senior white house advisor. kushner has beened a vieds vising the president-elect in an unofficial capacity. here he is with several members of the inner circling.
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the new position may give him major influence in shaping policy. we have more on that and trump's latest twitter rant. >> reporter: he's the son-in-law from big money with real estate investments all over the world. one of donald trump's closest confidants. and jared kushner will take an official role in the west wing as a seniored a vie vor to the president-elect. >> i'd love to have jarod helping us with deals with other nations. he's very talented. >> reporter: ethics experts split over whether his formal role violates anti-nepotism lawings and with questions about potential conflicts of interest, kushner's attorney says he will resign from his job at his family's real estate empire and divest substantial assets but not fully. he will not take a salary in the white house.
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donald trump had little to say about his son-in-law's new role. the president-elect looking ahead to his first formal press conference in six months. also not talking about the russian hacking. >> we'll talk to you about that at another time. >> reporter: or how he'll replace obama care for more than the 20 million who rely on it. >> we'll see. >> reporter: but he had a lot to say on twitter about this moment. meryl streep's golden globe's acceptance speech. >> this instinct to hue ma-- humiliate when it's modelled by someone powerful because it gives permission for others to do the same thing. >> the actor, trump called her one of the most overrated actresses. also calling her a hillary flunky who lost big saying for the 100th time, i never mocked a disabled reporter. would never do that. >> and ivanka trump will be
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stepping down from her management role from the family and her business. she will not be taking a formal role in the white house, at least not immediately. thank you. turning overseas, a truck rammed into a security check point in egypt killing at least 10 people. nearly all of the victims are police officers. no one is claiming responsibility, but it does bear similar traits to other attacks by isis. a u.s. navy destroyer fires warning shots. the uss fired three warning shots after four boats came within 900 yards ignoring smoke flairs warning them to stop. and a suburban detroit man is upset about the ticket he got in his own driveway. >> he was cited for leaving his
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car running in his driveway to warm it up. he says that's not uncommon this time of year in michigan. >> he was only inside for seven or eight minutes. when he came out there was a $128 ticket on it. the photo of it posted on facebook has now gone viral, but he says he's still a little hot under the collar, so to speak. >> it is a common thing. i spent a lot of time. you turn your car on and let it run for a little while. >> is that because no idling laws? >> i guess. in his own driveway. he must have ticked off a cop in the neighborhood. >> all right. coming up, the major break in the armed robbery that stunned the city of lights. what we're learning about the 17 people arrested in paris who allegedly terrorized kim kardashian and got away with millions of dollars in jewels. and the clue the thieves may have left behind that led police
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right to them. and the under water good-bye president obama like we've never seen him before. >> wow. >> remember, check out our instagram photos for behind the scene pics of our 25th anniversary. you're watching "world news now." you can pick up cold & flu viruses from things in your home for up to 48 hours? it's like having a sick family member that you didn't even know was there. and we all know what happens when one family member gets sick. but lysol spray and lysol wipes kill 99.9% of germs including 8 common cold & flu viruses to help protect your home this cold and flu season. check sunday's paper to save up to $4 on lysol and buy any 5 lysol products for 100 bonus box tops. and my cold medicines' ugh, iwearing off.chtime i'm dragging. yeah, that stuff only lasts a few hours. or, take mucinex. one pill fights congestion
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armed robbery case from kim kardashian in paris last october. >> police in france heirarreste more than a dozen people who allegedly got away with more than $10 million worth of jewelry. >> reporter: during the robbery police say kardashian was held at gunpoint, tied up and gagged. in this french apartment. kim kardashian herself breaking the silence she's maintained since the ordeal. reliving the trauma in this newly released clip from their show. >> they were going to shoot me in the back. there was no way out. >> reporter: quite the cast of characters was allegedly involved in the crime. three women and 14 men spanning in age from 22 to 72. police believe that the 72-year-old might be the master mind. the paris prosecutor's office tells us that the majority of the suspects were already known to french police for other crimes. sources tell abc news that two
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traces of dna left at the crime scene helped lead investigators to these suspects. >> they must have taken their gloves off or didn't have any. >> reporter: kardashian's lawyer welcomed the arrest saying kim kardashian is amazed by french police professionalism. we talked to someone who works in the hotel industry in paris. he says it's at this hotel where the rich and famous keep their privacy, but believes it was her social media presence that might have made her a target. >> people knew where she was. >> yes. everything she was wearing. where she was going. you know where she was and the kind of jewels she got. at the end of the day, she created the situation too. >> on our way. >> reporter: in the hours leading up to the robbery the social media mogul was sharing her entire fashion week experience.
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kardashian even posting that snap chat from the apartment just hours before the heist. the exclusive space featured in this 2014 episode of keeping up with the kardashians turned into a crime scene. >> they already knew her location. figuring out where she was staying and why she was in paris would have taken nothing other than probably going on twitter. >> reporter: in paris police are questioning the suspects and hoping to recover the stolen jewelry. many speakulate the jewels may sold in amsterdam. >> where's the jewelry? has it been sold? is it out of the country? has it been broken up into other pieces of jewelry. >> reporter: kardashian's good friend tweeted today to see my best friend where nightmares, panic attacks and people doubt her, thank god they found the criminal low lives. hash tag, prayers answered.
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>> coming up, the stunning pictures of president obama. >> getting up close and personal with the place close to his heart which heed to protect. you're watching "world news now." >> "world news now
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♪ >> under the sea. above the sea. president obama trading in his jacket and tie for trunks and snorkel for a special visit to a place he helped to protect. >> i wanted to finish the song president obama takes a new picture. >> they are images unlike anything we've seen before. a sitting president snorkeling in open waters captured by
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national geographic for their february issue. president obama swimming in the pacific in an area around the hawaiian island he protected. the largest marine order. >> i'll be leaving the presidency. this is a time you start thinking about what are you leaving behind? >> it's a place he told the magazine long with his mother helped shape his love of nature. >> she would wake me up to see a full moon if it was particularly spectacular. i give her a lot of credit. the memories of my childhood in hawaii are so important to me. >> reporter: 11 days before the next president, a question he's often asked. >> people asked why do i stay calm in the midst of a lot of crazy stuff going on? i always say part of it is being part in hawaii and knowing what it's like to jump into the ocean, and understanding what it
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lasts 12 hours. start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. ♪ ♪ >> speaking of vanilla ice ice baby, it's going to get so cold in richmond, virginia. i like that move. >> the running man. >> in richmond, virginia tonight 13 degrees overnight. and they've been dealing with this for a little while. so the newspaper there sort of won the internet overnight with their headline. can you guess what it says? ice, ice baby. half of the front page was covering the ice storm and the icy conditions. the latter part is about a baby rescued by a snowplow where mom was stuck in the snow for a little while. it all worked out perfectly. ice, ice baby. >> well done, virginia pilot.
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>> now ice is asking for rights. and well done in baltimore. if he knits it he will come. this man has knit 103 sweaters. he started knitting in march of 1 1999 and now he knits sweaters with locations and then goes and visits said location to pose for a picture. they are now going viral. everything from stonehenge to time square. >> the first sweater he made was a solid sweater, and then he decided he needed something for challenging. challenge accepted. >> he's not only a great traveler but pretty creative when it comes to his knitting skills. >> an artist. a little bit of creativity as well in singapore when it comes to the groom's party. this guy loves fast food. his wife to be does not like fast food. he got his groomsmen and himself all dressed up as -- in their
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mcdonald's costumes. >> they even have the side dishes. >> they all dressed up as fast food items from the mcdonald's fast food menu. they got in this outfit to surprise and pick up his bride to be. >> it was a surprise? >> it was a surprise for her. >> i'm sure she was so excited about that surprise. >> she loved it. she's like this is what i'm getting married to. >> i hope they changed before the reception. just laying it out there, you probably don't want to surprise your bride dressed as ronald mcdonald. some snowmen are better than others. >> yeah. >> and we take you to the snowman, i should say, that i think just peabeats all the res. this is a father and his daughter's creative snowman. bring tears to the
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this morning on "world news now," more pain on the way for western states seeing extreme flooding. thousands of residents washed out with the new system set to deliver more rain. the forecast ahead. and with ten days before the inauguration, the cabinet choices are set for a tough fight in congress as confirmation hearings are underway today. as democrats call republicans out for what they call double standards. and the dramatic stunt on last night's episode of the bachelor. >> say what you want. it won her a rose and left the other ladies fuming, but did it win nick's heart? we'll have the full story ahead. the our senior bachelor analyst ahead. clemson. avenges alabama. the shocking comeback in the
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championship game. the crimson tide ready to roll over clemson but they couldn't catch these tigers. going to have the epic conclusion to the big game on this tuesday, january 10th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> when we say epic, we use those words a lot. this was a classic and epic game. >> one to remember for sure. >> yes. of course it ended into the early morning hours of today, and you can see it came down to the last one second of the game. the tigers there getting revenge on last year's national championship game. we're going to get into that. and you can see the empire state building in the overnight hours with the clemson colors. >> look at that. even new york is paying tribute. >> it was that big of a game. they didn't plan to change the colors, but you know -- bravo.
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we're going to delve into that later on this morning, but we do have to start on the west coast and the states of emergency across the west because of the weather. about 500 homes in northern california's wine country have been flooded as the russian river crested yesterday three feet above flood stage. a second crest is expected tomorrow evening. >> the rain caused numerous rock and mud slides. one caught a news van. the photographer inside only has a few minor injuries but the van is completely totalled. there's also flooding along the truckee river in nevada with some roads and bridges closed. let's get more. >> reporter: with the relentless rains drenching the west for more than 48 hours the new danger, mud slides. >> you can see rocks sliding down. it's an active situation. >> reporter: this van crushed. part of highway 17 shut down.
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the driver a photographer for kgo injured but home from the hospital. the storm moving east in colorado springs near 90 miles per hour gusts snapping huge trees. knocking out power to thousands. in reno, nevada the governor declaring a state of emergency evacuating more than 1,000 residents. we met with a resident in lockwood. >> it's been unnerving. >> reporter: this excavator pulling debris and trying to keep water flowing in the truckee river. at least four killed in the west including the driver of this taxi after his taxi plunged into the water. >> reporter: the rain stopped here about 12 hours ago. just look at the water still pouring over the top of this dam. it's normally flowing at 1,000 cubic feet per second. that dam can is 70 years old. it's holding back nearly 40
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million gallons of reservoir water. >> reporter: in the sierra nevadas, this is all that's left of the pioneer cabin tree. it was hollowed out in the 1880s. much of the rest of the country still freezing after ice storms killed at least four in the south and brought snow and accidents all the way to the northeast. the truckee river runs through downtown reno threatening bridges as the water levels rise several feet above their flood levels. officials are hoping it drops off because there's more rain on the way. reno, nevada, abc news. >> unbelievable images out of the west, and the national weather, there's more on the way. >> let's get the forecast from paul williams. good morning, paul. >> good morning. now, if the rain wasn't enough, there's a sliver of california that's got to watch out for 4 to 8 feet of snow. that being said, we're really concerned about the rain between 8 to 16 inches throughout portions of california. at the least, four to eight. we're talking about massive rock slides, mud slides and problems
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as far as travel is concerned. throughout the most central part of the country, a snow crop throughout the great lakes region. now to florida. orlando's police chief vows to search the ends of the earth to find a man suspected of killing one of his officers. there's a 60,000 reward. he shot and killed a master sergeant monday morning. she was trying to bring him in for questioning in the murder of his ex-girlfriend. the suspect in the fort lauderdale airport murders returns to court next week. he could face the death penalty if he was convicted. abc news has learned santiago initially planned to fly to new york. he had a reservation on a new year's eve flight but cancelled it for unknown reasons. president-elect donald trump is predicting all his cabinet picks will win senate approval.
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they are expected to face tough questions on everything from potential business conflicts to their approach to russia. mary bruce has more. >> reporter: the president-elect sauntered off the elevator at trump tower confident his cabinet will be ready to go. >> they're going great. >> reporter: a flurry of confirmation hearings set to begin but many of those nominees still have not been fully vetted. a top ethics official warning the schedule is putting undue pressure on investigators to rush through the important reviews. saying this hasn't happened in decades. >> all of these little procedural complaints are related to their frustration at having not only lost the white house but having lost the senate. >> reporter: democrats are crying foul. the republican leader says the democrats need to, quote, grow up. a change in tune from eight years ago when he sent this letter outlining eight demands for president obama's nominees asking that their financial disclosures be submitted and the ethics office reviews complete
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before their confirmation hearings. the senate democrat leader sent mcconnell's letter right back to him. >> we just crossed out harry reid and mitch mcconnell and put mitch mcconnell and chuck schumer. the things mcconnell thought were necessary for nominations we're asking now and now they're denying it. >> reporter: you don't think they're playing by their own rules? >> correct. >> reporter: first up, jeff sessions. protests outside his capitol hill office. he was previously rejected for a judgeship over allegations he made racist remarks. that was 30 years ago. charges he's fiercely denied. >> i am not a racist. >> reporter: trump backed his pick. >> i think he'll be great. high quality man. >> reporter: and then rex tillerson for secretary of state. the former exxon mobile ceo is expected to be grilled with his ties to russia. trump defended close relations with russia tweeting having a
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good relationship with russia is a good thing. only stupid people or fools would think that it is bad. >> reporter: under tiller southern's leadership we learned exxon mobil did deals with iran, syria and sudan through a subsidiary. it's likely to raise more questions lawmakers, especially since all three were under sanctions. mary bruce, abc news, capitol hill. a health alert about detecting breast cancer. one in three women with breast cancer detected by a mammogram are treated unnecessarily. the study found the women had slow growing tumors that didn't need treating because they were essentially harmless. research followed more than a thousand danish women for more than a decade. some say the research is flawed. good news for people who exercise only on the weekend. even just a little exercise can reduce the risk of dying from cancer or heart disease. researchers found that so-called
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weekend warriors reaped the same health benefits at those who exercised on a regular basis. i like that study. >> we have an excuse. >> got to write it down. lifting a cold one is considered a workout, but, hey, it's a workout. >> i'll count that. and this year's college football championship game was a sequel outperforming the rarely. >> it happened in tampa, florida. clemson takes home its first title since the 1981 season beating alabama 35-31. there was a come from behind win. it helped ease the pain from last year's championship burn. the tide won that one by five. the loss keeps alabama from winning its fifth title in eight seasons. >> and there were more than just a few stars in monday night's game. one man getting his place in the spotlight, the referee. he is now a social media celebrity because of his muscles.
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>> did you want one ticket? or two tickets to the gun show? >> gun show. gun show, ladies and gentlemen. >> there you go. >> it's like he's putting on a show. >> he is. >> it's like is it this way or that way? i don't know. maybe both ways. >> hilarious to watch. he didn't skip arm day at all. let's just say. >> that's okay. we enjoy the eye candy wherever we can find it. >> even if it's on the field with the ref. coming up, president-elect donald trump is raising new legal and ethical questions. he's officially now said his son-in-law will serve as his senior advisory. hear from he will have to do to stay on the right side of the law. and what this woman did to try to win nick's heart on last night's "bachelor" which for now appears to have paid off. we'll have the full story ahead in "the skinny." it was interesting.
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so tangles don't stand a chance. because strong is beautiful. we're going to start with politics. the latest move by president-elect donald trump raising new ethical questions. >> he's elevated his son-in-law to one of the most influential positions in the white house, but is it legal? here's byron pitts. >> reporter: finally ending months of speculation, donald trump made it official. his son-in-law married to daughter ivanka will serve as senior advisor to the president. the 35-year-old businessman helped steer to victory.
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he joined his father-in-law on his first visit to the white house as president-elect. strolling in the rose garden with obama's chief of staff. but kushner's appointment has been controversial, raising ethical and legal questions. >> he's a son-in-law. there are nepotism laws about what you can do. when it comes to white house staff, the president can basically surround himself with the people he wants to. >> the attorney saying he's planning to resign from his positions at the real estate companies. and divest substantial assets. he's already getting started spotted on capitol hill. he and his wife will move with their children to d.c. soon and you'll never guess who could be one of his neighbors. the family will move into this $5.5 million home in washington just two blocks from the obama's new residents. can you imagine? who will ask to borrow sugar first? think they'll wave to each other mowing the lawn? >> the obamas mowing the lawn.
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i doubt it. interesting to be in that neighborhood and see them. >> eventful. >> yeah. when we come back the bold move on last night's episode of the bachelor. >> and one steamy letter said to make 50 shades of gray look like a disney movie. you'll want to hear this on the skinny, next. "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> marty must love when we do that. >> we're excited to get to the skinny. we have a stunning move on last night's episode to "the bachelor." >> one contestant, she took her top off in the pool much to the dismay of the other ladies. another revealed her past with nick. and another gets slapped. our senior bachelor analyst couldn't be here with us because he stayed home to watch clemson win. >> but his abilities are so good he decided to offer us his analysis before watching the show. let's see how he did. >> okay. we're talking about nick's hopefully last journey to find love. episode two. 22 women started the episode.
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there was a group date. oh, and there was drama. >> twice? >> yeah. >> that's not okay, guys. come on. >> there was a one on one date. emotions among the ladies were raw. this is stressful stuff. trying to find love on tv. >> i think based on the conversation we had the other night and the conversation we're having now, i definitely have the clarity. i've been kind of looking for it, to be honest. and i just don't think we have a future. >> kiss count? kiss count. the kiss count stops at nine. one thing is for sure, more drama next week. analyst out. >> i love it. >> he did that all without watching the show at all. >> 4:00 a.m. monday morning. >> by the way -- >> there will be drama. >> he recorded it ten different kiss counts. he ran a little bit of a risk.
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he nearly ran up to it. >> nick is a little bit frisky. >> nine. >> i'm telling you, i don't know if he's in for love or something else. >> jack, thank you, and what's ahead for next week? tv guide shows there will be an awkward one on one encounter. >> yeah, and one of the ladies will end up sleeping through the rose ceremony. so who will pull that stunt? only time will tell. >> i'll bet jack knows. >> this is almost like bachelor paradise. there was another contestant that celebrated a boob job and that was part of the show. >> i think in this case she wanted him to be close to her heart. >> next to the love letter almost too hot to handle. >> handwritten on lined notebook paper. it's said to have been written by tupac.
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the content is so explicit, we can't reveal most of it on air. he makes references to restraints, blindfolds, bed posts, and bubble baths. >> i'm blushing. >> and some prison. >> tupac even signed off with until the end of time, tupac. that became the name of his seventh studio album and third posthumous album. who he wrote it to? a mystery. >> the letter is expected to get as much as $25,000. >> who's going to pay $25,000? >> did you see the penmanship. >> i see. the cursive. u2 announced they'll have a stadium tour this year to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the joshua tree. >> it is scheduled to pick off the north american leg on may 12th in vancouver canada hitting seattle, boston, and pittsburgh.
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rewrite the rules. always. just days after carrie fisher and debbie reynolds were laid to rest, there was a documentary about them. >> while they had their ups and downs, what shines through is the profound love they had for each other >> here's juju chang. >> i feel like you're holding me up. it's okay. >> i'm not. >> reporter: while private moments like these captured in the hbo documentary bright lights chronicles the relationship between the mother and daughter. they grew inseparable until their back to back deaths in december. >> you don't get a chance to have moments like this very often, not like any moment. it's just so special.
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>> reporter: the mother daughter represented opposite ends of hollywood. debbie was old school, dancing her way to stardom at the age of 19 in "singing in the rain". she was the consummate studio pro nominated for an oscar in 1965 for "the unsinkable molly brown." >> one of the things that really blew our mind was debbie's 80-year-old work ethic continued. i'm an actor basically first and foremost, and i was so inspired watching debbie get ready to go on and continue, and her performance. >> reporter: debbie's father carrie was also just 19 when she helped turn a sci fi princess from "star wars" into a cultural icon. their relationship was often deeply strained over the years which is why their closeness meant so much to both of them.
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bright lights gained critical acclaim. >> she loved the film. she thanked us many times at the end of the new york film festival and was like thank you. i'm so glad we did this. >> reporter: it was slated to premier in march but that all changed last month. >> all i know is debbie had been really ill. she kept bouncing back. and this was probably the last thing okay, ready. >> reporter: for nightline, juju chang in new york. >> i was going to say it's interesting. one of them was such an extrovert and the other an introvert, and together they worked so well together. >> and carrie fisher's earn was a prozac pill. way to go out an a smile. this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for two decades. >> important message
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making news in america this morning, instant classic. the clemson tigers are the national champions, the play that gave them the win and celebrations overnight. happening now, more evacuations overnight as swollen rivers intil over their banks in northern california and the rain is not letting up. we're tracking the storm. it's a family affair. donald trump naming his son-in-law to an important role at the white house. plus, confirmation hearings getting under way. which cabinet picks are expected to get a grilling on capitol hill today. we're live on washington. forget that amazing finish at the national championship game. hear why the most talked about person on social media was not a player.

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