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everyone. making news in america this morning, breaking overnight, investigators in paris naming the third bataclan attacker. the details just in. firing back, the controversial plan to ban muslims. donald trump responding to critics in an exclusive interview with barbara walters. >> we have a president that doesn't have a clue. we don't know what's happening. >> the backlash growing from his own pay and the white house as his lead widens in the newest poll. we are live in washington. caught on camera, one of the hottest toys for the holidays bursting into flames again, this time inside a mall. and art lovers taking an even c cser look at the "mona lisa."
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lurking below the surface. good wednesday morning. i'm richard bacon. >> and i'm reena ninan. we begin with that breaking news from paris. a critical new development in the investigation into the terror attacks. french officials have now identified the third attacker o blew himself up at the bataclananheatre, 23-year-old fouad mohamed-aggad from a city in northeast france. >> he was one of three attackers at the bataclan where 90 people were killed during a concert by california rock band eagles of death metal. he had reportedly gone to syria in 2013 with a group of other radicalized young men. the rest were arrested when they returned to france, but he was not. we'll continue to follow these new developments from paris. the paris attackers are among the incidents being cited by republican front-runner donald trump as reasons for his proposal to ban muslims from entering the u.s. >> criticism of trump has been withering and widespread.
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moment, but in an exclusive interview with abc's legendary barbara walters, trump remained unapologetic. >> do you regret your ban on muslims, which some people think is unamerican? >> n n at all. we have to do the right thing. somebody in this country has to say what's right. i have great respect and love, i have people that i have tremendous relationships with, they're muslim and, barbara, they agree with me 100%. it's short term. let our country get its act together. they knocked down the world trade center. they tried doing it twice. other things have happened. they have a lot -- there are pepele that have tremendously bad intentions. we have to be tough. we have to be smart, and we have to be vigilant. we have a president that doesn't have a clue. we don't know what's happening. we need toughness and smartness and we have to do it quickly. >> are you a bigot? >> not at all.
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you've ever met. >> donald trump speaking with abc's barbara walters there and we mentioned the harsh criticism that's been raining down on trump since he unveiled his proposal. >> yeah, white house spokesman josh earnest saying the idea should disqualify trump from serving as president. the head of the republican national committee is also criticizing the idea. >> for more we're now joined from washington by abc's lana zak. lana, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, reena and richard. yes, donald trump has ignited an international firestorm with these comments. some people worry it will be used as an isis recruiting tool. others fear that it could be used to justify hate here at home. all at the same time that the latest poll l mbers show donald trump withthis largest lead in new hampshire ever, winning that state's primary right now with an astounding 32% support. >> donald trump has jumped the shark. he's gone too far. >> reporter: sharp condemnation for donald trump from everyday
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>> we know how you make america great again, tell donald trump to go to hell. >> reporter: all in response to trump's most recent contrororsial proposal. >> donald j. trump is calling r a total and complete shutdown of muslims entering the united states. >> what he had to say about the muslims, we just got to get control. >> reporr: but for young muslim-americans it's hard to see the republican front-runner's opinion as a one-off. >> these children are kind of walking around carrying the weight of their religion on their shoulders. >> my teachers told me specifically to not only keep our heads up high. >> i'm used to hearing things like go back to your country, just really discriminatory phrases like that, and i'm kind of sick of hearing it because this is my country. >> reporter: on the front cover of "the new york daily news" today, a paraphrase of that famous poem about the holocaust. it reads in part, when he came for the muslims, i did not speak out. and the head of congressional
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yesterday that donald trump's views do not represent that of the republican party, howewer, ryan wouldn't gogoo far as to withhold s sport from trump should he receive the nomination. that's something that democrats and even some republicans say should be part of that universal condemnation. reena, richard. >> they were amazingly strong words from lindsey graham, weren't they? lana zak live in washington, thank you. and donald trump capped off his busy day with a tweet. >> overnight trump sending out this, "wow, what a day. so many foolish people that refuse to acknowledge the tremendous danger and uncertainty of certain people coming into the u.s." that tweet gettiti nearly 8,000 likes. it has been one week now since the shooting rampage in san bernardino, and for the first time we are hearing from some of the men and women whon rushed to help at the scene. veteran police detective george lozano says he's no hero despite
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he'd take a bullet for them. >> it's nothing short of what any other person in law enforcement would do. i don't feel like a hero whatsoever. anyone behind me or any one of the people, 300 people that were there would have said the same thing. that's our job to put ourselves in theine of danger to protect the community. >> the alarms were going off, the sprinklers were on, it was cloudy or smoky. the gunpowder was heavily y prevalent in the room. but inhe end i think that the training just took over. >> another officer described how he noticed he had a bullet hole in his leg but he kept on shooting just the same. and investigators continue to look into who provided help to the killer couple in that deadly rampage. authorities say 24-year-old
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islam and close e iend of syed farook, has admitted that he bought two guns for farook. marquez has since checked himself into a mental hospital but could face criminal charges. and the fbi is also looking into a $28,000 deposit from an online lender to the couple's bank account. well, in washington the house has voted overwhelmingly to tighten the visa waiver program driven by concerns over terrorism. the new law would require visas for anyone who's been in syria or iraq in the previous five years. the senate is expected to pass a similar law which also has the backing of the white house. in the pacific northwest, another day of heavy rain. many roads are flooded or blocked by landslides or sinkholes. and sewage is flowing through some portland, oregon, streets. the state department of transportation is telling motorists to avoid all state highways overnight. amtrak has suspended service
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washington. one storm after another is coming in off the pacific. and as you can see othe radar there, there is more heavy weather coming in off the pacific. like a fire hose, one meteorologist said. the forecast is for more rain, more strong winds and i'm afraid more problems. still ahead, getting tougher on car safety. the biggest change to crash sts in over 40 years. > d bursting into flamam in the middle of a mall. another incident of a popular toy going up in flames. plus, bursting through the door, police saving hostages.
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this morning. many enjoy a cup of coffee and an early morning stroll on the beach, but this was too much. thousands of cans of coffee washed up yesterday near melbourne, florida. best case is that the coffee came from containers that fell off a barge last weekend. > the travel industry is still feeling the effects from the terror attacks in paris. air france says it lost $54 million in november from cancellations, bomb threat hoaxes and other disruptions. it's mostly on flights to and from paris. the financial losses are continuing this month. well, a transportation department official warns that 13 of the nation's busiest air traffic regions don't have enough controllers. he tells congress the shortage demands urgent attention. a union official also warns one-third of current air traffic controllers are eligible to retire. the number of boston college
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at a chipotle mexican grill is up to at least 80. the company says it believes those illnesses are an isolated case of norovirus and says they are not related to a multistate outbreak of e. coli. the chipotle where all those b.c. students ate is now closed while boston health officials investigate. and the nation's safety rating system for new cars and trucks is getting a major upgrade. starting in 2019 to earn five stars, vehicles will be required to have enough -- to have new safety technologies. that includes rear visibility cameras, blind spot detection and collision avoidance systems. new crash tests will also simulate cars colliding at an angle, and crash test dummies will be more anatomically correct. i do love my back camera, the rear camera. >> i love it. >> yeah. >ow did we ever cope without it? >> i know,ut when we come
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northwest this morning will be wet and sometimes flooded and slippery at higher elevations. drivers should also watch out for wet roads in the upper plains and the ohio valley and possibly in south florida. new video this morning is likely to give a lot of parents second thoughts about giving a popular gift. >> the dramatic video shows a hoverboard fire happening inside a mall right next to the kiosk where it was on sale. an eyewitness says the battery operated device just exploded. no reason given. kiosk employees used fire extinguishers on it but the smoke prompted an evacuation of the mall south of seattle. no injuries reported. and this is the video from the bobo cam of an officer in milwaukee going toward a hostage situation after gunfire erupted. the shots were fired by a man who was holding two people hostage inside their home. the suspect took his own life when the hostages -- with the hostages on either side of him. another man involved in the home
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arrested. >> gripping, isn't it? also caught on police cameras, a high-speed shoot-out in seattle. dash cam video showing police chasing and ramming a carjacking suspect. he still drives awaw. the 40-minute chase ending with a dramatic move.e. police ramming his car a second time. the suspect, a convicted felon, was killed by police in a barrage of gunfire. now to the shocking death of douglas tomkins, co-founder of the popular north face clothing store chain. tomkins died of hypothermia after a kayaking accident in the patagonia region of southern chile. after his retail career tomkins became well known as a conservationist spending millions financing national parks. douglas tofrp kins was 72 years old. >> a brilliant man. breast cancer patients will have a new tool to help them hang on to their hair and dignity.
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of the digni cap, which is a cooling system and it cools and chills patients' scalps to reduce hair loss. it makes it harder for cancer fighting drugs to reach and harm the hair follicles by temporarily reducing blood flow in the scalp. >> that could help so many people. so good to hear. well, some sports featuring the number 23 after last night's game. patrick kane of the chicago blackhawks has gotten a goal or an assist in 23 straight games. >> yeah, and in the nba the defending champs have won 23 stight to start their season. details from the excellent guys at espn. >> good morning, america. he's stan, i'm neil. the warriors may never lose. >> no, they haven't so far this season. clay thompson and company taking on the pacers tuesday night trying to get to 5-0 in their seven-game road trip. and thompson went cuckoo in this game.
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range. 29 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists. steph curry with 29 points so that's 68 from the back court if you add it up. the warriors got a little scare from thompson, injured an ankle. he'll be okay. play boston friday, 23-0 this season, 7 straight dating back to last season. damian lillardith 33 for portland. trail blazers in cleveland taking on lebron james. i'm determined to pronounce it like that once every show i have. lebron james highlight. lebron james knocking down the three and then lebron james, look at this. >> yeah. >> that is a super stud move going up and drawing an offensive foul. mason plumlee is not a little man either. h ran into the wall known as james. that was a top play. james, 33 points, 14 in the fourth. cleveland, 105-100. >> you know coaches love that when your best player takes a charge like that. >> exactly.
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drag me down to number two, one direction, 130 million. >> and roaring her way to the number one spot, katy perry pulling in 135 million bucks making her not only the top musician but a top earning celebrity on the planet. i wish i could sing like her. >> on the planet. next up, a new mystery involving the "mona lisa." she's at it again. >> the more than 500-year-old portrait by leonardi da vinci is hanging in a paris museum and a french scientist has been studying her more for than a decade. it peeled back every layer of paint exposing a new completely different woman. >> noticeably absent is her infamous smile and she's looking off to the side. one expert saying, and i quote, throws a big stone into the still lake of art history. >> ooh. intriguing. >> good phrase. >> also a new study about
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it finds, richard, punctuation does matter. messages that end with a period is perceived as less sincere than with no punctuation at all. >> binghamton university researchers say texting mimics face-to-face communication much more than in noncomputer messaging. and if you want your messages to look really sincere, you use an exclamation point. i don't like exclamation points in texts, but apparently that's what you do. >> your grammar teacher knew what she was talking about. you had to pay attention. >> i never did. now, a lot of kids live on pizza while in college but a british university is offering students a chance to major in pizza. this is a university in manchester, north of england. a lot of unis in england get accused of having mickey mouse degrees. probably also offer degrees in mickey mouse. >> well, you know, pizza hut is teaming up with the school where the students will take classes as they work in the chain's restaurant, so it will include food prep, financial analysis skills. i just want to know how do you slice a good pepperoni pizza. >> don't waste your time with that degree.
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breaking overnight, french officials have identified the third attacker who blew himself up at the bataclan theatre in the paris attacks. he had gone to syria in 2013 with a group of other radicalized young men. donald trump tells abc's barbara walters that he's not a bigot and that he has no regrets for proposing to ban muslims from the united states. condemnation of trump's plan is uniting democrats and trump's fellow republicans. roads are flooded, basements are being pumped out and some schools closed after several days of heavy rain in oregon. there have also been several mudslides. a look at today's weather, showers in south florida, the ohio valley and from the great lakes to the dakotas. and finally this morning, a kettle full of christmas cheer overflowing in one new england town. >> it's an american holiday tradition. those red salvation army kettles dotting the nation's sidewalks
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becoming an annual ritual of surprises often found inside. reid lamberty from our boston station has the story. >> reporter: donations come in many denominations. >> god bless you. >> reporter: some fold, others jingle. >> thank you very much. have a great holiday. >> you too. >> reporter: but last monday night this salvation army red kettle was rocked. >> i did, i found it myself. >> reporter: captain david childs found the diamond ring not in the rough but hidden among the hundreds of dollars being tallied at the end of the day. >> it was done in such a way that it was apparent that it was on purpose that they meant for us to have the ring. >> it's incredible somebody would do something like that. very generous of them. >> reporter: the ring's owner is unknown and why such a personal item was donated to begin with is also unclear but it has happened before. just last december, in fact, when an anonymous widow donated
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station. the roughly one carat diamond ring has been appraised for $3500 and will be auctioned off this saturday during a salvation army radio thon. the money raised helps hundreds of families in the area. >> this christmas alone we're helping over 600 families with toys and clothing. >> that will give someone a nice christmas. >> reporter: dime ss may be a girl's be friend but the salvation army is in love too. i'm reid lamberty, wcvb 5. >> people are nice, aren't they? >> they are especially during the holidays. before we go secretary of state john kerry will address the climate change talks near paris in just a few hours. also great interest in the climate change talks at the vatican. nature photographs were projected on to st. peter's basilica last night and an associate says the pope may get involved if the talks stall. >> i'd just like to know how they did that and would like to do it in my living room. >> it's beautiful, isn't it? that is what's making news in america this morning. >> stick around for "good morning america."
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