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good morning. thank you for joining us. >> here are some of the top headlines on this monday morning on "world news now." president-elect donald trump now just four days away from taking office and embroiled in a feud. several of them. he's taking heat for firing back at civil rights legend john lewis and his latest tweets are attacking a cia chief. a report ahead. more than 70 countries are calling on israel and the palestinians to restart their efforts toward a peace agreement. the fishes also enforced a two state solution. israel did not attend the conference. the nfl championship games are set. green bay boots dallas and pittsburgh edges kansas city to fill the last two spots in the
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final four. events are planned around the country to remember martin luther king junior. many will take part in a day of service. those are some of the top stories on this monday, january 16th. from abc news, this is "world news now." one thing that's not clear at this hour is how the president-elect will mark mlk day. in the meantime, donald trump has been on a warpath firing back against criticism on two months. >> that's right. trump is under fire for slamming john lewis after the civil rights giant challenged the legitimacy of his presidency. and he is also squaring off with the cia director suggesting john brennan may have leaked the report about donald trump being compromised by russia. david wright as the details. >> reporter: the president-elect is facing sharp criticism from the outgoing cia director. >> what i do find outrageous is
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equating an intelligence community with nazi germany. i take umbrage at that. >> reporter: trump took umbrage at that calling on the intelligence chiefs to apologize for lending credibility to a conspiracy theory that russia has comp mieromising material o trump. >> what i think mr. trump has to understand is this is more than being about him. it's about the united states and national security. >> reporter: the cia director even suggested that trump doesn't have a full grasp of the issues. >> i don't think he has a full appreciation of russian capabilities, russia's intentions and actions. >> reporter: it's the second war of words for the president-elect this weekend. the other between trump and a man called the conscious of the congress. that fight started when john lewis told an interviewer he'd boycott trump's swearing in ceremony at the capitol. >> president-elect has a
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legitimate president. >> reporter: trump called lewis all talk, no action or result. attacking one of the living links to dr. king's dream. a man who crossed the edmund pettus bridge. trump's criticism launched on martin luther king weekend prompts an outpouring of umbrage. >> i understand why john lewis feels the way he does. >> reporter: now at least 19 democrats are skipping the inauguration, some of them citing the response to lewis as the season. >> i hope john lieu wewis and o will be with us. >> reporter: mike pence pleaded for peace. >> remember the great line, what the heck do you have to lose? >> what the hell do you have to lose? >> he is committed to being president to all the people of
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the country and bringing jobs and prosperity in ways that the failed liberal policies have not. >> reporter: on morton luther king day he was slated to visit a museum that owes its existence to lewis. the visit is now cancelled but this is not an auspicious start to inauguration week. trump power. >> thank you to david. the president-elect is now promising what really sounds like universal health care. which, of course, would mark a sharp break for most republicans. on the same day thousands of people rallied to save obama care, trump told "the washington post" his plan to replace the health care law would include insurance for everybody. he did not reveal any specific details. protesters say they'll continue to hold demonstrations against gop efforts to repeal the current law. preparation for inauguration is in full swing. marches for friday's festivities and members of the military
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served as standing for president-elect soon to be first lady and the future vice president and his wife. they walk down the capitol steps and also took part in a mock swearing in ceremony. >> we're father days from the inauguration. abc news will cover all of it this friday starting at 7:00 a.m. breaking news from overseas. a turkish jet crashed this morning in central asia. at least 32 people have been killed. many of the victims died when the boeing 747 slammed into this neighborhood near the airport. the cargo jet was traveling from hong kong to turkey. a team is ready to provide assistance from boeing. samsung's vice president is wanted on oh bribery, embezz embezzlement and perjury charges. lee is suspected of embezzling
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some of the money that went to the chinese president. he has denied the allegations. new developments in another samsung scandal. an internal investigation has wrapped up into what caused some galaxy note sevens to catch fire. the results of the investigation are expected to be released next week. the recall of the mobile phones were said to have cost the company about 19 billion. and this consumer alert this morning, a recall of baby powder. the honest company says it is voluntarily recalling the powder because of possible contamination which could lead to skin or eye infections. the company was founded by jessica alba. it came under fire from the wall street journal which claims a green laundry detergent. officials are saying people
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in the central plains to stay home on this holiday. the icy weather in more than a dozen states is likely to cause more accidents like the one you just saw and we've seen all over that part of the country. experts say just a quarter inch of ice can make a roadway extremely slippery. thousands of people are also without power overnight. the midwest isn't the only area that will see storms today. >> let's find out who else. paul williams is standing by. good morning. it looks like bad luck for the west coast goes for another week. we have a river of moisture feeding into the west coast creating flood riffs from san francisco even up toward medford and possibly seattle and heavy snow on the other side of it. how much rain? another 8 to 16 inches in redding. 4 to 8 in san francisco. tropical moisture to rounds of heavy rain widespread flooding expected throughout the deep south from houston all the way up toward atlanta and up toward
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nashville. and if that's not enough, we have concern for ice and snow. to the midwest, travel delays along 80, 25. 6 to 12 inches and pueblo, colorado. thank you, paul. for those of you who might love to feel old. i don't know who among us likes to feel old. >> a lot of people do. you get a good feeling. >> there's this. >> this a 16-year-old became the first person born in the 2000s to play in the australian open which is underway. the other people has been compared to a young serena williams. she lost in straight sets that lasted 92 minutes. after she said that this isn't the first and last time that i'll be here. we have no doubt about it. and it's great. >> i feel old and lazy watching that story. >> exactly. what were you doing at 16. >> exactly. >> serena is a good supporter of
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the up and comers. coming up the end of an era for a long running tradition. why the circus is calling it quits after nearly a century and a half of step right up and amazing the crowds over those years. and then. fun gadgets from ces 2017. this is a windows 10 computer. this is a speakerphone you wear and listen to music. this is a large that charges gadgets and a wallet that contains many tools. all on "world news now." you know your heart loves megared omega-3s... but did you know your eyes, your brain, and your joints really love them too? introducing megared advanced 4in1...
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brand new arena -- was collapsing. all 80 people inside managed to escape without injuries. this morning investigators are trying to figure out what caused that brand new roof and arena to come crashing down. and stunning numbers today about the gap between the world's rich and poor. eight men own as much wealth as the planet's 3 .6 billion poorest people. the world economic forum opens in switzerland. six of the top eight with americans led by bill gates. they are calling for higher taxes on the rich and better pay for workers to help ease inequali inequality. >> for more than two centuries the three ring circus has been as much a part of american culture as apple pie and baseball. >> now one of america's most long running acts is calling it
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quits. >> reporter: for 146 years the greatest show on earth dazzled millions. those high flying larger than life acts. >> welcome to the greatest show on earth. >> reporter: but ringling brothers barnum and bailey circus fans stunned to learn the big top is coming down for good with the last performance now scheduled for may. >> no. why? >> reporter: the owner of the circus saying they're shutting down because of a sharp decline in ticket sales especially since may when we watched as the world famous elephants took their final bow. after a lifetime of traveling, just one last trip before a well-earned retirement. retiring to florida in a conservation center. >> we saw a sharp drop in attendan attendance. >> reporter: the decision after
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decade long battles with animal rights groups. >> it couldn't a moment too quickly for the animals. >> reporter: the other animals will be moved to suitable homes as the curtain closes on the iconic traveling show beloved for generations. >> i'm 60, and i remember the circus. >> reporter: marci gonzalez, new york. >> it's the end of an era. i still have the first program i got from my first circus i attended. >> i still remember the elephant walk from through the tunnel in new york city. that was always a big deal here in the city. coming up, so long selfie sticks. plus wearable speakers and usb lightbulbs. >> dick is back from the consumer electronics show with the best most amazing, incredible gadgets that everybody else missed. you can't wait to see what he came back with.
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"world news now"
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while ultra thin tvs stole the limelight after this year's consumer electronics show, a few other gizmos and gadgets made headlines.
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joining us with his favorites is dick. thank you for being here. >> i have some fun stuff. first of all my smart phone is on my head. why? because a lot of parks a not allowing selfie sticks. so this is a way to have a camera on your head. it comes with something you wear. it's blue tooth. wherever you look, take pictures or videos. >> that's amazing. what's next? >> under $20, this is the kangaroo notebook. this is a windows 10 computer. this is a dock for it. there's one in there now. i hope it stayed on. this is all my programs and memories. i'm going to use this cheat thing. i'm going to pull this out while the computer is on. now everything, all my files and everything are on this. you can give this and the kids can now use the computer for that. or business personal. it's like two separate computers, under $300.
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>> so the kids can share one computer so it's more economically sound? >> exactly. >> that's a great idea. >> this is from power bulb. there's an l.e.d. bulb. now it has built in charging ports. i'm going to lean it back here and show you that. i have to turn it a little bit. this goes in there, and now you can charge whatever you want. if you want it to charge all night, leave the bulb on. if you want it to charge without the light, there's another switch right on the bulb. shuts the bulb, keeps the charger going. this gives you two power outlets. that's under $40. >> what a bright idea. >> this is breath neat. this is from night eyes. they introduced this for 2017. a lot of people use these wallets where it's two plates with a rubber band. night eyes thought why don't we make it where there are tools on
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the two plates? so there are screwdrivers, a bottle opener, an ice scraper, a ruler. when you put the two together and your credit card and cash between, it's rfid blocking. and then under $15. it comes in black like this or regular silver stainless look. >> this would be good for the next holiday season. this would have been nice for everybody to know. >> exactly. they call it the financial tool. now i'm going to play something and not show you what it's coming from. here we go. ♪ sounds pretty good, right? >> those are tunes from my neck of the woods in oklahoma. >> we don't have to worry about digital rights. look at the size of the speaker. >> it's all coming from this? >> yeah. >> wow. >> what this is is a water proof speaker. it has a little clip on the
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back, so you wear it. it's for jogging and biking. see this little dot up at the top? that's a microphone. you can take phone calls. it comes in many colors and is under 30. >> that is too cool. i'll have to buy a couple of these, i think. we have time for one more? >> we do. >> this company makes professional air bag vests. look at the video. the vest has a computer inside. the vest just inflated. when it recognizes you're in a position you shouldn't be in, the vest goes off and could save your life and body parts. they've been doing it for professionals and now they're going into the consume every market. they're about $800. >> there are avid skiers here. thank you for being here, for these and other cutting edge gadgets, visit his website. thank you for joining us.
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lasts 12 hours. start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. i'm a negro woman. i'm not going to entertain the impossible. >> eniand i'm a polish jew. now i'm underneath a spaceship that's going to carry astronauts to the star. let me ask you. if you were like me, would you like to be an engineer? >> i wouldn't have to. i'd already be one. >> not only an engineer, but queen. raking in more than $20 million. >> that clip gave me chills. stiff competition. laland after sweeping the golden globes coming in at second place. the animated musical "sing"
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finished in third well into the fourth week of it release. it's great. i think. >> i want to see it. when it comes to movie, literary people always say the book was better. >> absolutely, but what about reading one thousand books and what about all of them before your fifth birthday? >> reporter: the story of this four-year-old girl starts with -- >> it's story time. >> reporter: well, a story. >> ya. >> reporter: or actually a thousand of stories, all of them in books, the first of which she read on her own when she was a month shy of three years old. >> this is good. >> reporter: and what might have sparked her book love? >> i was reading her to sibling while i was pregnant an average to 15 to 20 minutes a day throughout my entire pregnancy. >> reporter: once she was reading on her own, she just kept going. >> i finally made it to the
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library. >> reporter: to the point where she hit the goal of a nationwide program called 1,000 books before kindergarten actually reading the thousand books herself. that's when she got invited to be librarian for a day at the library of congress shadowing the head library. she thinks she might want to be a librarian someday, but she als also loves reading about design sa dinosaurs. what we know for sure, she's just getting started. no doubt. she has a bright future ahead of her. >> a thousand books for kindergarten. i remember in the metric and they would say read ten books. a thousand? >> i'd guess she's going to ruin the curve for a lot of people.
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this morning on "world news now," the president-elect picking more squabbles. >> and others saying they will join john lewis in boycotting the inauguration. donald trump is tweeting about another high profile spat. hear with the head of the cia said about the president-elect's twitter habit. and a child snatched. one family's joyful reunion is the other cheerful's heart break. how both fares are reacting. and group of teens hoping to make it to the super bowl got small every. yesterday's playoff action getting hot. we'll have all the highlights for you. and show me the jerry.
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it's the art installation for jerry mcguire. why? who cares why. all i have to say, this completes me. you had me at monday january 16th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." happy monday, everybody. i'm kendis gibson. >> it is mlk day. it's stevie wonder's song classic from 1981 to celebrate the mlk birthday. it should be a celebration. of course. it was tough to get this holiday and so we should enjoy it. but it is a touching day for many members of the king family. this photo really touching many people when bernice put it out saying i miss you, mlk. >> happy birthday dad. that's a powerful photo. >> it is. and a lot of people are looking
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at those images and the images that mlk put on and then they see the juxtaposition of what's going on in washington right now. >> there's a lot of tumult. >> trump's team defended the twitter rant against lewis and trump scrapped plans to go to the museum of african american history and culture. it's not clear how he will spend mlk day. >> as thousands of protesters rallied against the gop effort to replace and repeal obama care, trump vowed his plans to replace the health care law will include insurance for everyone. we get the latest from abc's richard kantoo. >> reporter: as donald trump enjoys one more weekend of private life -- this is what he can look forward to after taking the oath of office. thousands turned out around the country telling trump and the
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republican congress not to pull the plug on obama care. >> let's fix what can be fixed but let's not throw the lives of tens of millions of people into jeopardy. >> reporter: bigger rallies are expected for the inaugural weekend. rehearsals are going smoothly. but congressman john lewis is one of at least 22 democrats coy cotting the ceremony. he says he doesn't see trump as a legitimate president. >> it's deeply disappointing to me. i hope he reconsiders it. >> reporter: trump taking heat for firing back at lewis, no action or results. >> and you're worried about a tweet that says get back to work instead of questioning my legitimacy? too bad. >> reporter: and the president-elect in another faceoff with u.s. intelligence chiefs calling on them to apologize for circulating an unverified report that russia has compromising material on him. that got him an extraordinary parting shot from the outcoming
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cia director. >> mr. trump has to understand this is more than about him. this is about the united states and the national security. >> reporter: and the hard part starts friday. abc news, new york. the cia director scolding donald trump for talking and tweeting warning it's not in the country's best interest. he said the president-elect lacks a full understanding of the threat that russia poses to the united states. trump then slamming brennan on twitter asking was this the leaker of fake news. that's term that trump used to describe the report about being compromised by the russians. we want to get to breaking news coming in right now from overseas. a plane crash involving an american made boeing 747. at least 32 people killed. many of the deaths on the ground when the turkish airlines cargo
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plane slammed into homes. it was flying from hong kong to turkey when it went down. visibility was said to be poor at the time. five people were injured including three. we'll stay on top of this story the morning. trump is also weighing in on foreign affairs days before he takes office. he told the newspapers in the uk and germany that england's decision to leave the european union will end up bag great thing and trump predicted that others will also leave the eu. and john kerry is urging the new administration to attend peace talks on syria. russia has invited the u.s. to negotiations taking place in kazakhstan next week. russia extended the invitation. >> more hazards travel ahead
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today for millions in the central plains where storms claimed the lives of nine people. interstate conditions are being blamed for this crash involving three tractor trailers. there were no injuries in this accident. in kansas a trooper's dash cam captured the moment a tractor trailer drove off the median into the other lanes. the driver was going too fast for the dangerous conditions. and there are winter weather alerts for 12 states. significant accumulations are expected in oklahoma, kansas, nebraska, and in iowa. >> outgoing attorney general loretta lynch marked the birthday of martin luther king junior and spoke at the 16th street baptist church. it's well known, in birmingham where four little girls were killed in 1963 in a kkk bombing. he said worries about the days ahead should call for action,
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not despair. >> no america, no one should feel threatened because of what they look like, where they worship, or whom they love. no one. lynch did not mention president-elect by name but said that she has heard people's anxieties about the future. video raising questions about police use of force in the chicago suburb. a young black man was forcefully arrested for stealing a car which turned out to be his. >> reporter: a police department under scrutiny for a violent takedown. newly released video shows police stopping lawrence crosby for allegedly stealing a car. he gets out with his hands up. then officers rush him saying he didn't get on the ground as ordered. officers can be seen hitting him. but while handcuffed on the ground listen to what the motorist says next. >> this is my vehicle, sir.
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>> reporter: sure enough, a p h.d. student didn't steal anything and was simply driving his own car. police suspected crosby after a woman called 9-1-1. she thought he was trying to break into the vehicle. he was actually doing roadside repair. on that call she later admitted race might be affecting her subject. >> i don't know if i'm racial profiling. >> even after realizing they -- police arguing the use of force was justified. >> i would suggest that police could have handled the stop considerably better. >> he was acquitted in that 2015 incident. the video is being released now as he sues police for excessive force and false arrest. abc news. our thanks to kneel there. we finally have some nfl drama. the first six games were decided
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by an average of 18 points. sunday the margin was five points combined. game two of the day was the closest so far. pittsburgh hanging onto an 18-10 lead in kansas city in the fourth. the chiefs scores to bring them within two. smith hits harris to tie the game. kc was called for holding in the. next attempt, no good. pittsburgh wins 18-16 to win the championship game. >> here it comes. from yonder. >> they were lucky. this was a big game. the best game by far was in texas. green bay against dallas. aaron rodgers to jared cook helped them build a lead. packers fought back. they brought dallas within eight. with more than just four minutes
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left, prescott connected with dez bryant. on the last play of the game the packers, mason crosby hit his second 50 plus field goal in the final two minutes with the most amazing catch you've ever seen. green bay winning it 34-31. a great season, dallas. >> yeah. the packers now head to atlanta to play next sunday's title game. kickoff at 3:00 p.m. eastern time. it's a rematch of a week eight shootout. the fall tons won that game. and then at 6:40 new england and pittsburgh meet in foxborough for the afc crown. the last meeting 12 seasons ago. the patriots won that game and super bowl 39 was had. jack, who do you have? great. >> he's not answer zblchlgt what's that? >> who do you have? >> i think it thereby packers and the steelers in the super bowl. >> okay. you heard it here. >> see what you think about this
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one. i want to know. a misspelled tweet from a student. it started with his tweet to the district twitter account begging for a snow day. he misspelled the word tomorrow. >> the district's social media director said students wanted more engagement from the school system. she sent back, but then how would you learn to spell tomorrow with a smiley face. the student and other seemed to like the back and forth but the social media manager was fired. >> what? wow. >> by somebody who doesn't have a sense of humor. >> i mean, there are so many more egregious things that can happen in the world. the teacher was making a joke. that's what i think. >> engaging with the student. coming up later in the mix. sky diving from the comfort of your home. >> google is taking the street view to new heights letting us see what it's like to jump from 16,000 feet in the air. >> and it's the bittersweet
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reunion of a young woman kidnapped from her family as a baby. what it was like for the man she called dad for 18 years to find out he's not her father. and remember to find us on facebook, wnnfans.com and twitter. you're watching "world news now." thank you for being with us. ugh, it's only lunchtime and my cold medicines' wearing off. i'm dragging. yeah, that stuff only lasts a few hours. or, take mucinex. one pill fights congestion for 12 hours. no thank you very much, she's gonna stick with the short-term stuff. 12 hours? guess i won't be seeing you for a while. is that a bisque? i just lost my appetite. why take medicines that only last 4 hours, when just one mucinex lasts 12 hours? start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. 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.
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help keep your home happy and healthy and lysol that. breathe easier with your vicks vaporub. soothing cough relief that starts working instantly. one family's reunion was a joyful one coming at the expense
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of another family's tearful heart break, and there's felony charges. zb an 18-year-old woman was reunited with her birth parents finding out she was taken from the hospital hours after she was born. we have the story. >> reporter: the heart warming images of a family reunited 18 years after being kidnapped. a smiling daughter. her buy logical father full of gratitude. >> i'm glad to say i love her. >> there's heart ache for the man who thought he was her father. >> i named her. it's a name i had for years. alexis kelly, the love of my life. >> reporter: he says his then girlfriend told him she gave birth to her daughter while he was away. they raised her from the time she was a newborn sharing custody after they split up celebrating milestones like prom. >> the person she called dad for 18 1/2 years is now her.
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>> reporter: dna evidence uncovering the truth she was snatched from a hospital in 1988. they are now dealing with the shocking news. >> one of the hardests she said since it was going on was friday she's like dad, i love you. >> reporter: 51-year-old williams is facing charges for the kidnapping. she posed as a nurse and took the child. >> i want to know where my baby is. i want my baby back. >> reporter: the child unknow all the years. showing a child he says everyone loved. >> the attention is overwhelming to us. i'm processing everything. it's a shock. to me it's the biggest shock to her. >> reporter: he says even though he's not her buy logical father, he always be there for her. >> she's still any child. i love her just that much. that's not going to change. she's the love of my life.
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she's my child. >> reporter: the mother -- the s behind cars facing charges. hard to imagine what both families are going through. especially the 18-year-old. >> coming up, what could be a major break in the world's most infamous sky jacking. >> the new evidence in the hunt to find dee dee cooper that focuses on particles in a necktie. you're watching "world news now." "world news now"
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♪ ♪ >> is that your dance move? >> the fist bump comes out this early in the morning. to that music, of course it is. let's get to this. it was one of the most notorious jumps. a hijacker calling himself dan cooper equipped with four
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parachutes and money in ransom leaping from an airliner nowhere over the northwest. >> this is what was playing in his ipad when he jumped 45 years ago. 45 years later scientists may have found new evidence in the hunt for db cooper. >> reporter: 45 years ago the legend of db cooper was born when a still unknown man hijacked a boeing 727 and parachuted out the back with $200,000 in ransom money never to be seen again. >> fog and rain hinder the search. >> reporter: this jcpenny tie left behind is providing new clues in this cold case thanks to a powerful electron microscope. >> this is the only piece of evidence that is from db cooper himself. he was careful to take the notes and everything he touched with him. >> the citizen sleuths team was
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granted access to the evidence. they say the tie includes tiny particles of rare earth elements unusual at the time and were use in a super sonic jet program. the hijacking was near seattle leading the volunteer detectives to wonder if he was a boeing employee. >> more than one person knew about cooper and the base and they're remaining quiet because they don't want to get someone in trouble. >> reporter: agents have their own opinion. many don't believe he survived the jump that created the legend. >> my personal spn that he probably did die on impact. >> reporter: abc news, seattle. certainly interesting revolutions coming to light 45 years later. >> it's been such a mystery. nobody has found really all of the cash. found some parts and no idea where db cooper still is.
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>> it's a mystery. >> i think he's somewhere with biggie and tupac hanging out.
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start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. time for the mix this morning. we want to show you some crazy photos out of l.a. from echo park. apparently it's an artistic display. there's -- to our hero jerry mcguire. 13,000 cops of the vhs version of that iconic movie. i love this movie. but even wondering what this was, why it was there. are people buying these vhss? >> 13 00 -- 13,000 copies? >> no one is buying them. but they're just there for -- it's for tom cruise and his movie. >> and cuba gooding junior.
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>> she me the money. >> help me help you. >> that sounds like heaven for many people. it completes our lives for all of 2017. >> here's something. i'm not sure it adds to our lives but it's something cool. plus with google street view you can basically go anywhere and see anything, but this is unchartered territory. this is the first ever google street view of a sky dive. there's a street view photographer who went up to this area in new zealand and did the dive. go on google street view and do the sky dive. >> would you sky dive? >> not from a good plane or a bad plane. also this this morning. a cat sledding. it's pretty great. just chilling up there. literal chilling in the chilly
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weather. his owner taking him on the sled and the cat is enjoying the ride. >> that cat is like -- wow. >> i've never lived with cats, but they're pretty loyal creatures. >> she's sledding serious nar on that mountain. >> that is pretty cool. i could watch that for a little while this. >> after that cat gets done with his shredding, he can go into a club, grab a couple of drinks and just kind of jam into electronics. i like the way this cat jams out. listen in. ♪ ♪ >> this video of an adorable foster kitten called winny. >> that is not even real. >> dancing perfectly to the song called "chrome static". winny was one of six abandoned kittens, and knew the key to
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breaking news this morning on "world news now." a plane crash involving a 747 has left dozens dead. crashing into homes nearest the airport. we'll have a live report just ahead from the region. >> and at home icy conditions turning roadways into ice rinks. looks pretty but it's treacherous to get around. we'll have a look at the forecast including which regions are getting hit the hardest. new this half hour, the stunning home invasion caught on camera. >> what one homeowner saw when he got an alert on his cell phone while working in afghanistan. and what he did from nearly 7,000 miles away to scare the burglar off. >> and as the brainy women from nasa reign supreme, we'll tell you what one of the stars did over the weekend for mlk day.
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it's all in "the skinny." >> from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning. >> thank you for being with us. >> we begin with breaking news. a deadly crash involving a jumbo jet. >> take a look. the cargo jet crashed this morning in kyrgyzstan. nearly three dozen people have been killed. the details are being tracked in russia. we are joined live on the phone from moscow. most of the deaths we're being told as we see some of the new images coming in, most of the deaths were from the ground. >> reporter: that's correct. a cargo plane crashed this morning and hit a populated area after attempting to land in thick fog. and the majority of the dead were from a village.
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it was the turkish cargo plane flying from hong kong into istanbul. it crashed around 7:30 this morning. >> are there any indications, i know it's early in the investigation, but any idea what caused the crash? >> reporter: it was very dense fog. they opened an investigation, but the initial finding is the pilot missed the runway because of fog. >> you're seeing a sea of white. it's in an area used to snow. you can't tell what we're looking at at the images, but you know the lay of the land. is it a fairly populated area where the plane went down?
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>> reporter: yes, the airport is 25 miles north of the capitol. it's an area popular with weekend houses. so the plane damaged 15 houses in the village. and a lot of the more wounded people who have been taken to hospital including kids. >> that's tragic to hear there might have been kids that were victims. abc's correspondent thank you for joining us. many people in america keeping a close eye on it. it was an american made plane. boeing said they have a technical team ready to assist. now to home an ice storm. pa hours. strong to severe storms possible across texas.
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closures of several interstates and highways. the nfl game pushed back seven hours because of the ice storm. now the chiefs have to wait until next year. they lost 18-16. >> we have more on the extreme weather. >> reporter: a dangerous coat of ice. this semi bursting into flames after careening into another truck on i-80 in nebraska. nebraska and in kansas, this highway trooper swerving to avoid another semi sliding out of control. slick conditions in kansas city too. this car sliding at least 100 feet down the roadway. other cars hitting the same patch. car accidents killing at least nine since friday. across the southern plains tree limbs snapping and knocking out power lines. the ice up to half an inch
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thick, enough to triple neighborhoods like this one in oklahoma. we wanted to show you how icy it is. i have to hold onto the car handle. it's solid ice. this missouri delivery man taking a tumble on a slippery sidewalk. >> are you okay? this freezing rain is expected to increase into the morning hours which means more ice and the potential for more problems on the road. abc news, lincoln, nebraska. >> it's not just the central plains looking for more icy weather today. >> paul williams is here with the forecast. good morning, paul. >> good morning. we have a tremendous amount of atmospheric moisture feeding into another round of excessive rain and snow. it will cover the west coast throughout the week from reno to san francisco high winds and snow in the upper elevations. we're talking about feet of snow, and then it goes inland.
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look for icy mixes into the midwest. ice is going to be the big story for this morning. travel disruption, slippery roads and power outage. i've ice, not know, ice. kansas city, wichita, and then the i6r7ks of snow in pueblo. our thank you to paul williams. donald trump and intelligence leaders are clashing yet again well ahead of inauguration day. john brennan blasted trump over his spontaneous tweet and said he lacks a full understanding of the threat russia poses to the united states. trump came back saying was this a leaker or fake news. the term trump used to describe the allegations he was compromised by the russians. and trump is under fire for criticizing john lewis after lewis questioned the legitimacy
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of his presidency. donald trump saying congressman lewis is all talk, no action. now others have joined lewis in plans to boycott the inauguration. at least 22 others. meanwhile trump is not planning to visit a museum anymore. it's not clear if or how trump will commemorate martin luther king junior day. the president-elect is celebrating universal health care on the same day thousands of people rally to save obama care trump told t"the washingto post" his plan to replace the health care law would include insurance for everybody. for everybody, even those who can't afford it, but he did not reveal any specific details. protesters say they will continue to hold demonstrations against gop efforts to repeal the current law. president obama is defending his administration's decision to not enforce a vote.
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he insists there's not a significant break with relations with israel. he also told cbs that the u.s. cared deeply about israel and the middle east and has an obligation to tell a key ally it's heading in the wrong direction. >> we're reaching a tipping point where the pace of settlements during the course of my presidency has gotten so substantial that it's getting harder and harder to imagine an effective contiguous palestinian state. president obama also warned against too much reliance on tweets and sound bites. he said that what generates -- that's what generates a headline or stirs up a controversy. it may not solve a problem. animal rights grown claiming victory after a circus announced the last show in may. they blamed declining attendance and higher operating cost.
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along with changing public tastes and the prolonged battles over animal rights. the final show is in long island in late may. mississippi hopes to end a controversy. biloxi said offices would be closed today. for great americans day. since 1986 the third monday in january has been the martin luther king junior holiday. an the third monday in january has been the national martin luther king junior day. biloxi officials say a day was made to honor great americans. today they officially change the observance to match that holiday. >> only took a little while. >> took decades in the making. father's day isn't here. it's actually if you're counting, five months away. but we already have a nominee for father of the year. his name is thomas williams. he built a 300 foot luge in his backyard for 15 kids. 15 kids?
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that might qualify him for father of the year for many people. >> he already had this award locked up. the sledding run includes an 18 foot castle and a drop at the start. you see them sledding around the house. the 45-year-old williams used lots of snow from his neighbor's yard. they probably didn't mind for his biggest backyard luge ever because they get to have this next door to them and take advantage of it. how fun? >> i'm just doing the math. 15 kids and he's 45. man, did he have time for anything else? maybe he had some twins? >> i'll leave you to wonder that one, kendis. >> he's been busy. >> coming up to catch a thief on a cell phone. the scene that played out on one man's phone. you have to see the video from >> and orlando bloom at his 40th
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birthday party. it's ahead in "the skinny." his oldest son is 20. in "the skinny." his oldest son is 20. "world news now" weather brought to you by lysol. iruses 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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>> this is spectacular. the weird thing about this. this guy has not been seen since. >> heaven forbid. >> i lied, but it's a beautiful video shot from a drone. >> stunning. i was a figure skater. never did it occur me to use a chain saw to propel me. >> can you do a hamill camel? >> a hamill camel? >> do you remember that one? like a dorothy hamilton -- >> yeah. another outrageous stunt in washington state. >> it was a home invasion with the burglar setting off an alert on the cell phone of the homeowner who is half a world away. >> reporter: from the moment this guy walks through the door of this house near seattle, the homeowner at work in afghanistan gets an alert and watches live from his cell phone. the intruder stuffing a bag with
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electronics. meanwhile the homeowner nearly 7,000 miles away calls his neighbor for help. you can hear him scaring off the would be burglar who took off empty handed. >> [ bleep ]. i'll take your head off. get out. >> reporter: burglaries happen every 20 seconds in this country and only 30% of homes have security systems. police say those with leave streaming cameras like this one in california and this one last august in utah are increasingly helping them catch criminals. even when they're not actually caught in the act, sharing these videos on social media can lead to arrests. as for the burglar in washington he's on the run. >> he got away from the angry neighbor? >> he got away, and he didn't get anything out of the house. >> not the neighbor i'd want to encounter.
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coming up, what octavia spencer did for families in need on this holiday weekend. >> "the skinny" is next. "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ ♪ it is skinny on this monday.
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we'll start with the brainy math queens reigning at the box office for a second consecutive week. >> i have to see it. "hidden figures" about black female nasa employees has turned out to be one of the biggest breakout films of this award season. >> the prequill to "hidden fences" stars many people. octavia spencer and it kicked off martin luther king day weekend with a gift in honor of her mother. >> she bought an entire theater worth of tickets, friday night's p.m. showing at one of the theaters in los angeles for families in need. >> she spread the word on instagram saying her own mother would not have been able to afford to take her and her siblings so she's honoring her and all single parents on this weekend. >> spencer lost her mother at 18. precredits her mom with
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preparing for her hollywood inspiring her to be practical, ground grounded. she is all those things. >> that movie is inspirational. i haven't seen it yet. >> i can't imagine it would be anything but. speaking of mothers, orlando bloom was surprised by his mom for his 40th birthday. >> bloom best known for his paddle boarding techniques with girlfriend katy perry debuting a new blonde hair. >> they threw a bash for him which had a two tiered owl cake. >> bloom was surrounded by family and friends and share this photo with the prapgs -- caption best gift ever, surprise visit from me mum. >> that's pretty cool. celebrity guests jennifer aniston and her husband and guests were wearing sweat suits adorned with bloom's face. >> we weren't invited. i want a sweatshirt with his face.
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>> clearly, they couldn't afford the shirts. >> so, the sweat pants. >> yes. next, a look at the most anticipated tv performances of the new year. >> hbo released the upcoming tv movie "the wizard of lies." starring robert de niro as bernie madoff and michelle pfeiffer is in it as bernie madoff's wife. ♪ ♪ >> there you have it. a little preview there. "the wizard of lies" debuts in may. >> coming up getting from point a to point b this winter old
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lasts 12 hours. start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. bmx. >> i haven't heard that in a while. >> we know where the dogs are at. is that even proper english? >> no. >> where my dogs be at. >> that's better. >> they're in the mountains of colorado. >> it's the high season for dog sledding and our senior meteorologist takes us a along on a big adventure in mushing.
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>> reporter: these are world class athletes. these are an alaska husky. they started breeding the best of the best and that's where they came from. here with chris hoffman, former iditarod racer. the key to a good dog race is a dog? >> they're the star of the show. >> reporter: this one is? >> teddy. i think she's ready for dancing with the stars. >> reporter: you want to dance? >> that's anna bell. >> reporter: obviously friendly. >> that's cougar. maybe we'll take her with us today. >> reporter: you want to run cougar? you excited? you're sort of excited. >> cougar, cougar. cougar. i think i'm scaring her now. let's find the other seven. >> reporter: this is what happens when they figure out someone gets to go sledding. they're pretty excited. >> first rule of dog mushing, don't let go. second rule, don't let go. >> reporter: how do i steer it? >> lean to the left, go left. lean to the right, you go right. >> reporter: whoa.
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whoa. this is awesome. [ barking ] his >> reporter: whoa, we're sliding. almost wiped out. >> we're moving now. >> reporter: i didn't realize i'd be put to work. i'm getting tired and i'm cold. >> maybe we'll take and put cougar in here for you. we'll get cougar sit on your lap. you ready to ride shotgun? >> reporter: this is much better. >> glad we got you warmed up, rob. >> rob is set for the iditarod after that. >> that looked like so much fun. >> i'm jealous of that assignment. >> check us out on facebook at wnnfans.com. assignment. >> check us out on facebook at wnnfans.com.
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making news in america this morning, breaking news, a deadly cargo plane crash. the rising death toll as the massive jet went down in heavy fog. the details straight ahead. four days before his inauguration, president-elect donald trump is fighting criticism on several fronts. a growing list of lawmakers saying they are not attending friday's ceremony. we're live in washington. dangerous ice covering everything across a wide section of the nation's middle causing fiery crashes like this one and leaving thousands in the dark overnight. all that while most storms are set to pound the west coast. the forecast ahead. the nfl is down to its final four after fans finally get a couple close games. playoff games, winners and losers this morning. the highlights coming up.

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