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moment, it is just so your face will bounce off and everyone can make sure it's a fun story. one political change comes anxiety. and folks can be kind of pessimistic and down. chance the rapper is encouraging everyone to be a little more optimistic with the optimistic challenge. the optimistic challenge is set to the song "optimistic" by the sounds of black men. the rapper is the one on social media. like most things he's done, it's caught on. this initially started with versace. here you can see them doing the light-hearted '90s music. then it involves getting their two-step on. >> they are so good and you try it and you don't look like that. >> i like what they did in the background. which is just supportive. keep it going buddy. >> everybody enjoys a little feel-good music. >> look at that baby. the baby is pulling my dance
moves. that's my rhythm. >> and wearing a diaper. >> well, i'm almost 50. >> there is no age requirement on this. he has on his sneaks out in the middle of nowhere like, hey! >> people can't take away what happens. you're in control of what happens. if you want to go out and have a dance right now and share it with other people -- >> this is the 2017 version of "happy." >> pretty much. and it's trending. we could all use more happiness in our lives. >> you have to be optimistic. >> i'm looking at captain pessimism here. >> you know what is funny? when this is all said and done, we need to have an office dance party. >> all right, hit it! >> just don't turn the cameras on. ♪♪ thanks for watching, everybody. see you next time on "rtm."
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>> love fantasia. >> side eye over here. >> i interviewed her once. did a little duet of our own. >> that is not a lie. that is true news right there. in this era of fake news and alternative facts, some times you need a hard dose of truth is. >> or, mabelybe a double dose of truth. welcome, will. >> thank you for having me. so the first story, i picked for there involved. it is a dadd duet hitting all the right notesfans on line. take a quick listenittle accompanied b ♪ you got in♪ >> hriend in me ♪ you've got ve ♪ ♪ that's friend in me from toy story of course. the video racked up almost 3 million views on youtube in less than a week. >> oh my god. that is adorable. ♪ yeah, you've got a friend in me ♪ ♪ and as the years go by ♪
>> isn't she so cute? >> adorable. >> i love the parent/kid duets. a dad was singing the ed sheeran song. his son, not even 2 years old. knew every word. >> love how music can just build a family even closer. >> kind of look me and fantasia and how we are best friend. >> fantasia if you are watching. i love it. >> get this girl off the twitters. >> oh oh oh buckling under the pressure. kelly clarkson. kanye. look it up. off awe kill off -- kanye would make me sound good. >> amazin up. a baby better at hoverboarding than he is at walking. are you kidding me? >> i can't write a hoverboard nor can i that's besides the point. this month aka, the hoverboard baby. a youtube sensation who rode a rocking horse. >> on the hoverboard.
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>> did they take any hugging pictures? >> little arms. >> imagine kissing. >> wonder what they really look like under all of that? >> sure they're a lovely couple. >> well we have a facebook live coming up. where we will discuss all of this. >> the academy award nominees. >> what is making this year's class of nominees a stand out crowd. >> there they are. yes. the flirtatious period. i will never wash my hair again. i will never never wash my hair again now, i fuel it new pantene doesn't just wash your hair, it fuels it. with the first pro-v nutrient blend, making every... ...strand stronger don't just wash your hair fuel it fuel your hair. because strong is beautiful. 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
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>> have you seen "fences?" >> best song may be the most hard fought category this year. that's lin-manuel timberlake for "trolls." ♪ city of stars ♪ ♪ there's so much that i can't see ♪ >> couple of gosling numbers from "la la land." if i could make a suggestion gosling and timber lake performing together. >> a mickey mouse club reunion oscar night. ♪ ♪ ♪ but i cry ♪ >> reporter: meryl sings this year too. doctor, there is work to be done. >> reporter: bagged her 20th
nomination for florence foster jenkins, beating of course her own acting record. >> shouldn't she be disqualified? >> of course not. of course not. >> "hacksaw ridge" the 20th nomination. maybe this year kevin, susan lucci of the oscars nom nayed for "all my children" 18 times before bagging an emmy. most importantly, seven actors of color nominated among them. denzel washington and viola davis. after two years of all white nominees in their categories. the #-oscarsowhite controversy. chris rock explained. >> is hollywood racist. you are damn right, hollywood is racist. >> the academy says it has since diversified its membership. >> how about #joyful oscars. just so happened that this year we had an abundance of films that represented inclusion. >> reporter: i'm nick watt in beverly hills.
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(colonial penn jingle) this morning on world news now, president trump moving forward with the campaign promise. >> we will build a wall. and who is going to pay for that wall? >> we shall see. the president tweeting overnight that he will be tackling the issue of building that border wall with mexico when heap visits the department of homeland security later today. >> what we are also learning about plans to halt immigration from some primarily muslim countries. >> while the president moves ahead at full speed on key policies the new white house spokesman confirms trump does believe millions of votes in the
election were illegal. but offers no evidence. >> then the commuter train slamming into a tractor-trailer at a rail crossing in utah. the crossing arms you see are up. and the lights and warning bells were off. what we are finding out about what went wrong, and who may be to blame. >> the simplest question -- but it can cause just so much stress on a relationship. what do you want for dinner? >> oh my god. >> of the one woman who brought nothing to the table is getting just that. nothing. we will explain later in the mix on this wednesday, january 25th. >> announcer: from abc news this is "world news now." can't tell you how many times we have had this conversation. what do you want? nothing. chinese? i dent want that. ah. >> plenty of arguments started and relationships have ended with that question indeed. but we are, we are going to start on a different note. >> president trump is poised to make good on one of his biggest
campaign promises taking his first step towards building a border wall. >> so the president is expected tomeland security department to roll out a series of a immigration diverting federal fund for the construction of a mexican border wall. administration sources say he could also move to suspend immigration from muslim majority countries such as iraq iran, libya, somalia, sudan, syria and yemen and could restrict refugees from countries with ties to terrorism as trump pledged during the campaign. >> i call it extreme vetting. i call it extreme, extreme vetting. we must also screen out any hostile attitude towards our country or principles. or who believe that the law should supplant america law. >> sources tell abc news today's actions will not impact president obama's dreamers program which protects the children of undocumented imgrnts
who enter the country as minors. >> environmentalists and protesters are vowing to fight back after president trump seend off on advancing two controversial pipelines. >> well the president met with auto executives about keeping jobs in the u.s. and we are learning the fbi director is staying on. more now from abc's jonathan carl. >> reporter: for president trump a flurry of white house meetings. >> perhaps we could go around the table, introduce ourselves, say, hello. i will start. i am donald trump. there we go. >> reporter: first with auto executives who the president is threatening with higher taxes for cars they build in factories outside of the u.s. >> we're bringing manufacturing back to the united states, big league. >> reporter: signing several different directives. one starting the process of a approving the keystone oil pipeline which was shut down by the obama administration. >> keystone pipeline. >> another on the highly controversial dakota access pipeline halted after massive
protests last year. within hours, new protests outside the white house. and for the construction of the pipelines he ordered the use of american made steel off to the maximum extent possible. >> okay. we will build our own pipeline. we will build our own pipes. that's what it has to do with. like we used to in the old days. >> reporter: a big personnel decision president trump is decided to keep james comey as the fbi director. >> and there is -- james. he's become more famous than me. trump met briefly over the weekend with who many democrats blame for costing hillary clinton the election with how he handled her e-mail investigation. we tried to ask trump about comey. >> would you -- you are not suppose to ask questions, you suppose to ask questions. >> abomey. >> jonathan carl, abc news, the white house. >> the president is refusing to ba from those claims that millions of people voted illegally.
the president reportedly repeated the allegations to congressional leaders this week citing it as a cause for losing the popular vote to hillary clinton. white house press secretary, sean spicer told reporters, the president still stands by that claim. >> the president does believe that. he stated that before. i think he stated his concerns of voter fraud and people voting illegally during the campaign. he continues to maintain that belief based on studies and evidence that people have presented to him. >> the evidence spicer alluded to has been widely debunked. republican law makers look house speaker paul ryan and senator lindsay graham both disagreed there was widespread voter fraud. >> house speaker ryan was, has invited president trump to address a joint session of congress. the capitol hill visit set for february 28th a tradition for incoming presidents ryan said it will be an opportunity for the new president to lay out his vision and the agenda he shares with republicans. >> former south carolina governor nikki haley the country's ambassador to the u.n.
and received unanimous support in the senate with a vote of her confirmation hearings haley said she supports the administration's goal of moving the u.s. embassy in israel from tel aviv to jerusalem. hoping a senate vote on tom price will come soon. democrats yesterday asked the georgia congressman about gop plans to replace obama care. price said the goal as it fordable health care that is accessible to ever american. but didn't give any details. price was asked about the president's comment that a plan would come after his confirmation. >> is that true? >> it is true he said that, yes. >> not that he has ever done this before. but did the president lie? >> i have had conversations with the president about health care yes. >> price did not directly answer whether the gop will push for turning medicaid into block grants something he supported. the block grant send money to the states. then they make coverage decisions. >> turn to the weather now. thousand in new england are waiting for the power dum back
on right now. after strong storms hilt the region. wind gusting up to 60 miles an hour bringing down power lines and heavy rain has now turned to sleet and some parts. icy spots may still be a problem during the morning commute for many folks in new england. ander may have played a role in this accident in rochester, new york which killed a mother and daughter. investigators say the driver of the suv lost control, crossed into the other lane and was hit by that truck. the roads were slippery at the time. and some pretty stunning snow totals for the ski resorts of southern california. more than 20 feet in one month. that is a most they have had in nearly 20 years. but even with all of the snow and rain is recent weeks, state officials say they're not ready yet, the clear, the drought is over. but ski season is on. >> it is on. >> the state department is reviewing former secretary of state john kerry's decision to send a multimillion dollar payment to the palestinians. kerry told congress that the
state department would be releasing $221 million to palestinians hours before donald trump's inauguration last friday. the money was intend ford reconstruction efforts in gaza and other projects. but the state department now says it is going to look into the pamtyment to make sure it is in line with the trump administration priorities. israel announced plans t settler homest analysts say the timing of the that israelisxpect presideorsettlemention than obama was.u to the whi next move the embassy from tel aviv to jerusalem will likely be on the agenda. >> scientists will find out if mount everest has shrunk. a team heads to nepal in march to determine the world's highest peak at more than 29,000 feet lost as much as an inch in 2015's powerful deadly earthquake. the survey will not involve, a tape measure. little the will use two methods, fancy, folks,gps from everest summit and triangulation from the ground. imagine, as you try, just about to reach the top.
tape measure buckles. some one lets it go. and hits you in the hand. ow. >> that happened to sir edmund on his first climb. >> if they've need any help measuring, we are available our expertise. plenty of electronic music. fans get the tracks from soundcloud. one guy has made ate literal sound cloud. >> this is the work of ate guy named jamie campus. he glued chinese lanterns together and installed sensors. and the sensors allow him to change the colors when he claps. he also dressed the whole thing up to look like an actual cloud. and it also allow hem to control the color, brightness and sequence of the lights. >> he made a real life sound cloud. >> does look like a cloud. >> we rigged our lighting to try to make it. >> give it a shot. >> yeah, one, two, three. oh wow. ♪ denton't let me down ♪ >> look at that. oh my god, all the tinlts.
that is beautiful. we keep it the same tone. but at least we have it. >> can we do the whole show like this. ♪ don't let me down ♪ >> wow, that is pretty. brilliant. >> i got one. ready? >> wow. look at that. that's great. let's see. wait. oh. >> uh-oh. >> what did you do? >> did we break it? >> break the whole thing? >> oh boy. are we goifor the rest of the show. >> wow. all right. coming up -- well we will try, what are they doing? are we just doing too much. >> that rail crossing caught on camera. what went wrong here? the video shows it did not happen in the moments before this commuter train slammed into the fed-ex tractor-trailer. who investigators say may be to blame. >> getting up close and personal with the man quickly becoming a social media cult hero. what we are finding out about the man behind and what he says
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ditch the miis. silver dodge. t can see a truck clipped the guardrail on the left. further down the road that truck slammed straight into a police vehicle. the officer and the driver both suffered minor injuries in that crash. the guy in the truck was then arrested for allegedly driving while on heroin. >> wow. police in the meantime are investigating a dramatic n. it was also caught on ca this one ion tau. >> very different scenariod the moment a commuter train plowed into the fed-ex tractor-trailer.
it literally cuthe truck in here. >> reporter: trucks crossing snowy railroad tracks. then the north salt lake police officer recording the video starts backing up. because right there, a commuter train baffles through the fed-ex truck. >> people on the train will need medical assistance. >> but look closer before the collision, the crossing arms are up. lights and warning bells off. they don't turn on for another 30 seconds. >> the utah believes severe ice and snow saturday sent the arms into default automaticalthem. employees arrived to investigate, a minute before the crash, the armed raised back up. the agency says it never had an accident like this before. and the uta is investigating why and how it happened to ensure it doesn't occur again. the train carried 82 passengers. there were two fed-ex employeesen the truck. no serious injuries. railroad authorities tell us they haven't ruled out human error. and the employees who were working that day have been placed on leave during the
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i don't get it. producer said just music. it's not every day that a former tech manager can rack up nearly 1 million followers on instagram and turn himself into a cult sensation. >> jujimufu is -- >> bless you. >> that's his name. jujimufu don't know if i am saying that right. not an every day guy, looks like thor graceful. a is sharing the secrets of his success. we are up all night line with gloria riviera. ♪ >> reporter: yes this man is lifting me overhile doing a full split. here he is lifting almost 500 pounds while rollerblading. >> yeah.its in a pink tutu and pig tails. i don't know what this is. while it might look out of the ordinary videos like these made him a social media sensation.
by day, john call, a married, 31-year-old, former tech manager from huntsville alabama. >> yeah! >> his fans know him as jujimufu the long-haired, buff bodybuilder whose mind bending acrobatic moves and quirky shenanigans have brought him nearly 1 million followers on social media. jujimufu a made up name now known around the world. it was all just a hobby until this video of john doing a split, holding a barbell, went viral. >> i went to bed with 3,000 followers, got up with 33,000. i thought i did something wrong. i thought i was in trouble. >> reporter: that feat got him noticed on america's got talent. and featured on a commercial for taco bell. >> where is he going next? >> oh. >> whoa. >> no way. >> yeah! >> that its bananas.
>> okay i am a convert. i totally get. it is fun to watch him have so much fun. and it is also insane. >> reporter: for all his showmanship, it isn't about the performance it is inspiring people to be themselves and have fun. >> when you see other people get excited about it. how do you feel? >> validates what i do. it has to. gosh now i have more friends. because, if you are doing what i do we both like it and we are beth excite add but it. we are basically friend. life is better when you have more friends. >> what would you say to the kids out there, who haven't for whatever reason, kicked a ball caught a ball done anything. >> doesn't have to be a ball. it could be two chairs. there is something out there for them that is going to make them feel at home. i want people to feel welcomed. feel look they're okay. if me running in a tutu being okay with myself, inspires them to be okay with themselves hey, reaching the goal. >> oh my god.
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right now. the movie, you have seen like the previous ones for "the ring" the creepy like. >> that come out of the tv. >> exactly. a new one. sequel coming out. and they just added an s to the end of it for the sequel. called rings, coming out next week. but as part of like the guerrilla mass marketing for it. they set this up in an appliance store. like a best buy. so that it is showing all of the scenes from the movie. the people don't realize the screen just went out. >> that's so scary. >> and catches the action. >> oh. >> listen to these people. off awe oh, wow. -- oh wow, such a good prank. >> would have lost my breakfast, dinner, everything. >> at some point he starts grabbing people. oh. >> that is the worst part. >> oh boy.
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this morning on "world news now" security in his sights. president trump setting the agenda for this morning on "world news now" security in his sights. president trump setting the agenda for the day and tossing his list of plans, building that wall and enacting controversial emigration policy. this is trump's false claim of illegal election votes puts his press secretary in a tough spot. >> the good samaritan, shot and killed a suspect and saved a trooper's life opens up about what happened and why he was able to pull the trigger so quickly. new this half-hour -- >> what we didn't know about erin andrews. >> opening up about her battle with cervical cancer and what she says she learned about herself that got her back on the field just days after her surgery. ♪ has taken over me ♪
and the war of the ryians, and how ryan reynolds reacted to his apparent oscar snub and how fans are reacting to a not so likeness of ryan gosling, newly unveiled at a wax museum. all that ahead in "the skinny" it is wednesday, january 25th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." ♪ >> do you like the song? >> yeah, exactly. >> i did. >> i did like that. actually kind of, fun to watch. that being one of the songs from -- >> so -- >> "la la land." >> they botched -- i understand they botched the ryan gosling wax figure. that is sack ree-- >> everyone has been saying how horrible it looks. you look at it, it looks just like him. >> oh, not true. the most -- >> we'll continue this debate dividing this country about, which ryan is more valued? paul ryan.
no, we are going to begin with president trump, because he is hoping for paul ryan to be on his side. gearing up to take executive action to crack down on immigration. >> the president tweeted last night. big day planned on national security among many other things. we will build the wall. he is expected to visit homeland security today to clear the way for federal fund to be shifted for the mexican border wall. despite a promise mexico would pay for the wall during the campaign. he could move to temporarily ban immigration from a number of so-called terror prone nations and restrict the flow of refugees from entering the country. >> the president signed memoranda to advance the keystone and kodaks, pipelines, promising thousand of construction jobs. also coming under fire for sticking to a false claim about widespread voter fraud. abc's cecelia vega. with more on that. >> reporter: that stunning admission from the white house, the president of the united states still believes there was massive voter fraud in the election he won. >> reporter: does the president believe that millions voted illegally in
this election and what evidence do you have of widespread voter fraud in this election if that's the case? >> the president does believe that. he has stated that before the i think he stated his concerns, voter fraud and people voting illegally during the campaign. and he continues to maintain that belief based on studies and evidence that people have presented to him. >> exactly what evidence, speaker ryan said there is no evidence. national association of secretaries of state say they don't agree with the president's assessment. what evidence do you have? >> as i said i think the president has believed that for a while based on studies and information he has. >> reporter: a claim the president repeated during his first official white house meeting with congressional leaders. telling them he lost the popular vote to hillary clinton, only because millions of illegal ballots were cast. the same claim he made on twitter after his win, saying, i won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally. and, serious voter fraud in virginia, new hampshire and california.
press secretary sean spicer grilled a half dozen times on the topic. >> the white house going to formally ask for a probe -- >> i think he won with 306 electoral votes. 33 states. he is very comfortable with his win. >> why not investigate something? >> maybe we will. >> the biggest scandal in american electoral history, 3 million to 5 million people voting illegally? >> we will see where we go from here. >> he offered no hard proof to back up a claim flatly debunked. trump's lawyers seem to contradict the claim. in court filings they objected to a post election recount in michigan writing, all available evidence suggests the election was not tainted by fraud or mistake. fellow republicans, breaking ranks with the president. >> i have seen no evidence to that effect i made that very clear. >> senator lindsay graham for the president to present evidence or stop.
>> it is most inappropriate thing for the president to say without proof. and it seems to be obsessed with the idea that he could not have possibly lost the popular vote without cheating and fraud. >> reporter: while trump aides have pointed to two studies, both conducted years before the election, one author tells abc news, the trump team its deliberately trying to mischaracterize the report. the second author says he found no evidence of voter fraud. >> how can he be comfortable with his win? >> he is very comfortable with his win. he is very comfortable with his win. >> reporter: the briefing came to an end after a fellow aide, placed a note on the new press secretary's podium. now a new partisan group, representing secretaries of state from across the country is weighing in saying they're not aware of any evidence to support the president's claims of voter fraud and that "we are open to learning more about the administration's concerns." a bit of a challenge being thrown down to the white house here. thank you. the president is railing against the soaring crime rate in chicago.
he tweeted if chicago doesn't fix the horrible carnage going on, 228 shootings in 2017 with 42 killings, up 24% from 2016, i will send in the feds. the chicago police department has reported 38 homicides and nearly 200 shootings since the start of the year. chicago mayor says there is a lot that the government can do and expressed the city's willingness to work on building partnerships with federal departments. >> abc news learned a tenth circuit court of appeals judge emerged. as a leading contender to fill the supreme court seat filled by late antonin scalia. judge neil gorsett was nominated in 2006, only 49 years old. which would make him the youngest nominee for the high court in about 25 years. the president is expected to announce his nominee some time next week. >> budget director, mick mulvaney taking heat over a financial problem he called a mistake.
calls for him to be disqualified. failed to pay $15,000 in payroll taxes for a babysitter. the south carolina congressman says he discovered the problem while preparing for his hearings and has since paid the taxes. >> as soon as it was brought to my attention i did the only thing i knew to take every step to fix it. >> another nominee is facing financial scrutiny, health secretary hopeful, tom price, blaming a clerical error on the stock he owns in a drug company being undervalued. price also faced questions on gop plans to replace affordable care act. the georgia congressman didn't offer details. he said the goal its to provide all americans with affordable health care. >> the house passed a measure permanently bang the use of taxpayer funds. it strengthens the hyde amendment attached to budget since 1976. the measure includes exceptions if the mother's life is in danger or in cases of rape or incest. a senate vote on the measure has not been scheduled.
>> flu season is reaching its peak. the cdc reports a spike in cases across the country. health officials say it hasn't reached epidemic levels yet. high and moderate flu activity reported in more than a dozen states. doctors say it is not too late to get a flu shot. >> hearing for the first time from a man credited for saving an arizona man's life shooting his attacker. clearly emotional as he spoke to reporters. his voice shaking. his eyes filling with tears. he said he had little to time to think when he came upon the wounded trouper being attacked his head slammed into the pavement. >> to me there was no choice, no opportunity or chance for me to think about it rationally within my mind. i responded. the only way i know how to respond. and that's to act. and i may have acted heroically, but i don't consider myself a hero. at all. >> he says that he was putten the situation by god and would do the same thing in the future.
the attacker he shot died from those wound. the trooper is still recovering from his injuries. >> it is midwinter here in the u.s. which means, it is midsummer in the southern hemisphere. and women are soaking up the sun in a very new way in rio. >> so, more and more ladies, are seeking perfect tan lines and are wearing bikinis made out of electrical tape. yes, that's tape. all the rage right now in several rio tanning salons. >> yep. >> so no need to get into the entire process. but those who love it say it is -- so hot. >> we should. >> how hot is it? >> sweating so much. removing the tape is not a problem at all. going to go ahead and take their word for it on this one. >> i don't get. >> they still have tan lines. >> they do. >> perfect tan line. >> a perfect tan line. >> the tan line the thing. >> so the black tape, i guess, maybe attracts the heat.
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>> a wild ride in dublin, ireland. that is some one dangerously driving. apparently stolen car. the guy who recorded the video says who ever was behind the wheel came close to actually hitting other cars and pedestrians. did this for about ten minutes. and this is how the whole episode came to a stop. watch, the door opens up. and then he -- goes straight into the water. and they cheered him. the driver bailed a few second before it went over. the police arrived too late to do anything about it. but the crowds were over it by that point. >> the crowd realized this was not a movie stunt, not a circus act. this was a real crime. >> over ten minutes watching that. like all right. >> wonder if it was the guy that tried to ride the scooter off the pier yesterday. maybe his way of trying to redeem himself. >> crazy video. and here at home, erin andrews
is owepening up about her diagnosis of cervical cancer. >> reporter: erin andrews is revealing her private battle with cervical cancer in a new interview with "sports illustrated." the dancing with the stars co-host and nfl side line reporter saying she was diagnosed after a checkup last summer. news she kept from her colleagues at first. andrews had to miss two tapings of "dancing with the stars." she had surgery but was able to make every football game saying sports were my escape. >> they believe they got all the cancer out. she well have to go for regular checkups. for now they're cautiously optimistic. on the heels of a study showing death rates from cervical cancer may be greater than thought. more than 12,000 cases diagnosed this year. doctors say that routine screenings can save lives. >> cervical cancer does not discriminate, it happens, the key is recognizing it early, treating it promptly. >> reporter: as for andrews she says after her public and painful civil case last year
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>> no surprise that "lala land" swept the year's nominations tying titanic's record of 14 oscar nod. >> amazing. nominated in all categories, st pictust actor, best actress. >> who is up f best actor? >> um, uh, uh -- >> let me help you out., best actor nominee, ryan gosling saidvery grateful" calling it a true collaboration. so gracious. co-star, best nominee, e >> emma was great. af nominee this i madea, tyler perry was nominated.re davis, octavia spencer. and naomi harris, best supporting actress in "moonlight" amazing in the movie. she reflected her excitement on twitter, with -- omgggg. >> four gs. four different party emojis.
>> you can understand. meryl streep, been there before. this is her 20th oscar nomination. she is overrated as you know. the best actress for, florence foster jenkins, broken her record for most nominations for any actor in the history of the academy awards. >> got to bea good feeling. record breaking. i had the previous record too. >> yes, exactly. so she shared this gif of her character and complicated busting out a move you saw there. >> hamilton creator and star, you saw on the screen, now closer to that elusive egot, emmy, grammy, oscar, and tony. with his nomination for best original song from our parent company, disney's movie. >> he won a golden globe. >> egot -- >> eggot. >> a series of emojis on twirlt. >> there is a wave, a cry face. he is sad, happy, surfing. >> okay. one of the most talented actors in hollywood, one of the greatest, ryan reynolds taking his oscar snub in stride. expected to pick up best actor
nod for his deserving role in dead pool. he did not. >> still, he is always a good sport. got to give him that. and he immediately took to twitter saying, the regular scheduled tickle fight at camp deadpool is still on. >> he is awesome. did go on to grassfully congratulate the nominees for the brilliant films not as good as his. back to the other ryan. fans of ryan are wondering if they slipped from la la land into never, neverland. >> this is a wax figure of ryan gosling, some are not loving the work here, saying he looks more creepy than his absolute beautiful self in real life. >> it is actually just him in real life moving. >> which is the real one? ♪ take this job and shove it ♪
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♪ take this job and shove it ♪ ♪ i ain't working here no more ♪ ♪ the woman done left and took all the reason i was working for ♪ >> i've never heard this song before. >> you haven't heard that? >> no. i love it. >> played in sean spicer's car, 6:00 saturday evening as he is driving home. >> to our bosses it doesn't reflect how we feel. just to be clear. >> yes it does. one of the highest profile jobs in the world. working literally around the clock for a lot less pay than you might imagine. >> now america's newest white house press secretary hitting the ground running with what is shaping up to be baptism by fire. here is abc's tom llamas. >> there's been a lot of talk the media about the responsibility to hold donald
trump accountable, and i'm here to till you, it goes two ways, we will hold the press accountable as well. >> reporter: with that debut, sean spicer put a new spotlight on one of the toughest jobs in the white house. press secretary. the role involves a delicate dance, bridging the gap between the president and the press. >> it is at the same time best, most wonderful. exciting job you will ever have, and most grinding, grueling, pressure filled burnout job you will ever have. >> reporter: that grind and pressure unfolding on live tv, in its entirety. starting during the bill clinton administration. >> he said, i did not have any sexual relations with that woman. he couldn't have been more clear. >> did he mean -- >> david. i called on april. i will come back to you some point down the road maybe. >> when things get heated best strategy for the press secretary is to stand your ground, say what you believe in, say forcefully, but say it respectfully. that's the trick. >> reporter: some times things get too heated for respect. here is obama's press secretary
jay carney mixing it up with our own john carl. >> memos say end of the day we are stuck in the same cube they have to go through the same portal. >> john, i get it the person who calls isn't the one who continues to wait after the paper application is filled. right? >> reporter: former press secretaries we spoke to say the secret to success is to never lose the trust of the reporters you work with, but more importantly, the public you serve. >> you are on a stage, that the whole world is watching. and the credibility of the white house is very important. you're standing with not only the country and the public, but the, larger, world itself. >> for any one who thinks it is an easy job. so stressful. not uncommon for the president to go through two or three press secretaries.
promise. the big announcement today about the wall along mexico's border but who is going to pay for it? plus protests overnight after the president's executive action on two pipelines and his threat to city leaders in chicago. we're live in washington. a new winter storm on the move this morning. dumping snow and ice. we'll tell you where it's heading and the nor'easter finally moving out this morning after leaving behind a trail of damage in several states. watch as a train cuts a fedex truck in half spinning the cab around sending boxes flying. hear why investigators say those crossing gates never came down. these two girls who by all appearances are black and white. they're actually twin sisters. details behind their different look and rare birth.