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their vehicles. >> another note. temperature at the north pole yesterday was above freezing. and by the way, a typical temperature is 20 below zero. >> wow. >> it's because after the same storm though that's been slamming the southern u.s. as well as the united kingdom for the past few days. it's been pushing warm air north into the arctic if you can believe the warm temperatures. >> probably part of the reason those folks in air canada plane encountered some turbulence there, as well. things are all right. >>> now to the political heat turned up in the race for the white house as donald trump unleashes a new assault on the clintons. >> as trump insists that former president clinton is fair game bringing up monica lewinsky, some critics point to what trump himself once said about that in the past. here's abc's cecilia vega. >> reporter: there's just one word to describe it. >> we view this as war. don't we view this as war? >> reporter: in donald trump's direct line of fire? >> hillary is a disaster. hillary doesn't have a clue. she has lower energy than jeb bush. i just have to turn off the television so many times. she just gives me a headache. >> reporter: the gop front-runner who once called former president bill clinton's infidelity "totally unimportant" -- >> they tried to impeach him, which was nonsense. >> reporter: now hurling his harshest words yet. >> and she wants to accuse me of things? and the husband's one of the great abusers of the world? give me a break. >> reporter: this heated battle reaching fever pitch. in south carolina, trump supporters showing up by the thousands. trump opening up his private plane, trump force one. >> try not to scratch the woodwork. watch the ceiling, please. >> reporter: but the twice-divorced billionaire opening up his own private life to scrutiny, too. >> are your own personal indiscretions fair game in this campaign? >> yes, they would be. >> reporter: the clintons not commenting and this may be just the beginning. bill clinton goes out for his first solo trip campaigning on behalf of his wife in new hampshire on monday. donald trump has a campaign event just 20 miles away on the very same day. cecilia vega, abc news, new york. >>> you know, it's interesting that trump in defense of his nice words for president clinton in 2008, he said those where is his obligation as a world class businessman. >> all around good guy then. >> yeah, so what does that make him now? >> by the way, should point out starting in the new year, trump says he's going to spend $2 million every week on campaign ads and curious to see who he attacks. so many of his rivals are gaining some momentum including ted cruz, as well. >>> coming up, do you sit too much. >> probably. we sit a lot. >> many medical experts say yes. that's not always healthy. expert advice for the new year. next. seriously? where do you think you're going? to work, with you. it's taco tuesday. you're not coming. i took mucinex to help get rid of my mucusy congestion. oh, right then i'll swing by in like 4 hours. forget the tacos! one pill lasts 12 hours. i'm good all day. wait! your loss. i was going to wear a sombrero. only mucinex has a bi-layer tablet that starts fast, and keeps working. not 4, not 6, but 12 full hours. start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. so what was it like for her when steve harvey got it kind of wrong and another woman was crowned miss universe until the crown was placed on her head? now for the first time, miss philippines tells all. live monday only on "good morning america." ♪ get on your feet, the weight is off your shoulder ♪ ♪ get on your feet >> okay. so as we begin the new year and pledge to make changes in our lives, it is time to take a closer look at this. this, that's actually how many of us work huddled over our computers sitting for hours on end which can lead to a number of health problems. joining us now, alexia pozniak and the open ares of life cycle wellness. you saw my beautiful posture there. we want to talk about sitting disease. what exactly is sitting disease? >> it's used to describe a cascade of negative effects they're linking to extended periods of sitting. the average american sits for eight to ten hours a day. they get in their car, commute to work, sit behind a desk eight hours, maybe more, commute home, sit at the dinner table in front of the tv, in bed, they're done. >> those eight hours that's just their facebook time not necessarily work, right? >> exactly. work on the side. >> how do we combat this? i know that life cycle that you guys go in and try to help people out with this. >> sure. some of the symptoms associated with this are you're at increased risk of heart disease, cancer, diabetes, stroke, musculoskeletal symptoms, as well. that's where yoga poses come in. >> all from sitting you have these problems. >> all from sitting extended periods of sitting. > all right. so what are some things we can do in everyday life? >> there's some simple and effective poses that you can do the an your work station. >> i'm here. >> at the office. >> this is me sweating away on the scripts as i do every night. >> exactly. so you're not realizing that you're creating this and your posture is affected. you want to take a break-throughout your workday. and just take a moment, connect, breathe, and realize where you're holding your tension within your body. >> it's in the reena readses. all in the scripts. >> researchers say to combat sitting disease, every 20 minutes that you're sitting, get up for eight minutes. you can stand whether it's taking a conference call or just standing up and then two minutes of activity so that could be walking around the office, walking to the bathroom, 20-8-2. is there one other really quick tip? >> yes, so the seated twist. we didn't get to that. each direction. yep. and the other direction. yeah. >> all right. >> and then just some simple head, neck and shoulder rolls. drop the chin to your chest and just start to work your head, neck and shoulder roll. straightforward. >> okay. >> so to each side and let the weight of your head drop so that the neck can lengthen, the jaw can relax and breath right through that. >> little movements can make a big difference. >> i feel a lot more relaxed in two seconds. right. but those reena scripts stres stress me out all the time. thank you so much. alexa and ginger from life cycle wellness. you're watching "world news now." now we can do with a drink. would that help? >> important message for residents age 50 to 85. write down this number now. right now, people are receiving this free information kit for guaranteed acceptance life insurance with a rate lock through the colonial penn program. if you are on a fixed income, learn about affordable whole life insurance that guarantees your rate can never increase for any reason. if you did not receive your information, call this number now. your acceptance is guaranteed, with no health questions. 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the national championship. we'll preview the big bowl games on this thursday, it is december 31st. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning on this new years eeb. i'm lauren lyster in for reena ninan. >> give her a warm "world news now" welcome. >> thank you, thank you. just you clapping? oh, yes, yes. a very warm welcome indeed. >> you've been all over the place recently with abc? >> yeah, i was just in the dallas area and san bernardino before that obviously a horrible store there but i'm happy to be with you, kendis. >> that's what they all say. >> okay. >> ladies love kg. >> all right. >> words never spoken before. >>> of course, we'll start this half hour with the so-called affluenza teen. it could be days before he is returned to texas. >> yeah, ethan couch's deportation delayed by a judge in mexico. the 18-year-old seen here being moved from a detention center in guadalajara to a larger facility in mexico city. >> his mother tonya is returning to u.s. soil after leaving mexico for los angeles last night to be turned over to federal marshals. abc's matt gutman with the latest. >> reporter: another legal reprieve for ethan couch and a mexican court staying his deportation to face a texas judge for alleged probation violations. the teej fugitive hiring lawyers here who have managed to keep them in this detention center for at least another three days. >> they could pay them as much money as they want to, to drag this thing out as long as they want to. >> reporter: but his mother not as lucky. tonya couch considered by police an accomplice in his escape bundled off to the u.s. >> the case we're filing against her for assisting him and hindering apprehension is a felony punishable by two to ten years. >> reporter: his american legal team invoking an affluenza argument for a drunk driving crash that killed four saying he was too spoiled to know right from wrong. it seemed to work. he got ten years probation. exclusive video shows the affluent family strolling into a low end grocer. ton yap chatting with the butcher. there's ethan. his blonde hair and goatee died black talking with the butcher, paying with pace sos for chicken and casually flipping up his hand to wave good-bye. >> thank you. >> two hours later, mexican police swooped in. abc news has learned the pair had burner phones one of which may have burned them. authorities say an order to domino's pizza tipped them off to their location. we watched as ethan was moved to an undisclosed location. immigration authorize are telling us he will remain in mexico from three days up to a couple months. matt gutman, abc news, guadalajara. >> for the first time, bill cosby is facing criminal charges for alleged sexual misconduct. the median is charged with aggravated indecent assault 1 years ago. it allegedly happened in his suburban philadelphia home so he was in a pennsylvania courtroom yesterday. prior cases have been civil lawsuits or the charges didn't stick. this time, a prosecutor feels he has a case. >> mr. cosby urged her to take pills that he provided to her. and to drink wine. the effect of which rendered her unable to move, respond to his advances, and he committed aggravated indecent assault upon her. >> the statute of limitations would have run out next month. a frail looking cosby was released after posting 10% of his million dollar bail. he's due back in court in two weeks. >> the woman in this particular case had previously sued cosby and settle the civil lawsuit out of court. more than 50 other women have said cosby sexually abused them and many are saying these criminal charges are long overdue. more now from busy an's linsey dav davis. >> reporter: a host of women who claim to have been assaulted by bill cosby, even decades ago, may suddenly feel vindicated. >> now, it's time for him to be sorry. >> reporter: it was andrea constand's case that prompted 13 other women to come forward to her attorneys with their own allegations of sexual assault, offering to testify on her behalf. now prosecutors could turn to those accusers to strengthen their criminal case. since their cases were never prosecuted, pennsylvania law allows them to testify as witnesses in a sexual assault case. in a deposition for constand's case released over the summer, when cosby was asked if he used quaaludes to illicit consensual sex in the past, he said yes. and since then, the number of women accusing cosby of sexual assault, drugging or rape has risen to more than 50. the 78-year-old has long denied the allegations. >> i have been in this business 52 years, and i have never seen anything like this. >> reporter: erl this month, the man once recorded as america's favorite dad fought back filing a counter suit against seven of his accusers who had filed defamation suits against him. >> we are taking steps in order to right a wrong. >> reporter: the statute of limitations for pressing criminal charges has expired for several of the accusers but several civil suits are in the works. this hotel was where he was deposed in the constand case. several alleged victims are hopeful the prosecutors will be able to use that case to put cosby behind bars. linsey davis, abc news, philadelphia. >>> the friend of one of the shooters in the san bernardino massacre has been indicted on federal terror charges. those charges against enrique marquez include con sparing in previously planned attacks and making false statements when i he bought the guns used in the shootings. he's being held in federal custody without bond. >> authorities in turkey say they foiled a plot by i was in the capital city of ankara. police found suicide vests armed with bombs during a raid on a home there. two suspects with in custody. >>> new years fireworks have been canceled in belgium over fierce about terrorism. earlier in the week, police arrested two people suspected of planning attacks in brussels during the holiday. police found isis propaganda during their investigation of the two men. >> troubles in the sky as turbulence hits an air canada flight heading from shanghai to toronto. at least 21 passengers were injured. the flight was diverted to calgary so the injured could be treated. more than a dozen people were taken to hospitals but no one was seriously hurt. there were 332 passengers on the jet along with 19 crew members. >>> now to the flooding in the midwest which has killed more than 20 people. mississippi and other rivers expected to crest today but there's widespread damage already. major highways are closed. many people have been told to evacuate. it's the worst flooding since 1993, but that was in the summer. >> a flood in the winter is really dangerous. it's really cold out there. >> it's going to be awhile. >> in a phone call with governor nixon, president obama pledged federal help. no rain or snow in the flood zone today but temperatures are cold. here's justin povick at accuweather. >> thanks and good morning to you, as well. on this final day of 2015, we are concerned about some brutal cold over the northern portion of the country. more so icy conditions over the southwest and some soaking showers in to the southeast. let's break it down here more in depth. we're concerned about lake-effect snow which could be very heavy over the course of the next coup of days off all of the great lakes. kendis and lauren, back to you. >> our thanks to justin there. in russia, ringing in the new year with. >> what else. >> an underwater christmas celebration. what else? divers braved the frigid temperatures to decorate a tree. this is similar to the tree in your living room but with bulbs and garlands but this is 33 feet beneath the waters of a chilly lake in siberia. >> they dressed in festive costumes like santa claus and some were in tutus. they dance around the tree and drink plenty of wine obviously. how do they do that. >> why not vodka? you're in russia. >> i'm not clear how they drink the wine under there. the tradition dates back 20 years. the water is very cold. it's beak freeze. it's about 35 degrees fahrenheit. >> it's really cold. i'm sure they have a couple wet suits on and all that. that's how you celebrate new years in that part of russia. >> siberia. >> okay. coming up "in the mix" new research about new years resolutions and successfully making them stick. >> also ahead, keeping the crowd safe. the tactics by police at new york's times square. >> today's college football excitement. the bowl games you have to see. our own football commissioner is here with this preview. >> and with 20,000 instagram followers isn't it time you checked out our behind the scenes picks? you're watching "world news now." i pinky promised my little girl a fabulous garden party for her birthday. so i mowed the lawn, put up all the decorations. i thought i got everything. almost everything! you know, 1 in 10 houses could get hit by a septic disaster, and a bill of up to $13,000.