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making news in america this morning, uproar in chicago. protesters storming a police board meeting, city streets and a crowded store. the mayor getting emotional. and new calls for him to step down. terror investigation. new details about the husband and wife who went on a shooting rampage in san bernardino. the pictures on a cell phone showing what could have been another target and investigators trying to unravel the couple's encrypted messages. dramatic collapse inches from people on the sidewalk. a roof comes crashing down. and long shot. an amazing winning basket from one end of the court to the other. well, good thursday morning to you. we begin with angry protests again erupt in the streets across chicago. >> hundreds of protesters
heart of the city demanding a federal investigation into mayor rahm emanuel's administration and intensifying their calls for his resignation. >> their anger centering on 9 recent release of this video showing 17-year-old laquan mcdonald walking away from white police officer jason van dyke who opened fire hitting the black teen 16 times killing him. van dyke now facing murder charges, but it's the alleged cover-up of the tape by emanuel's office that's fueling this fresh anger. overght a call for accountability. >> our next speaker -- >> reporter: inside chicago's police headquarters protesters disrupting a board meeting in first this board should move to this board should move to fire the murder of laquan mcdonald. >> reporter: inside a crowded macy's, people storming through decorations making their voices heard.
shut it down. shut it down. shut it down. >> reporter: a day full of protests across the city in some of chicago's busiest streets. >> who got to go? >> all: rahm emanuel. >> who got to go? >> all: rahm emanuel. >> reporter: the uproar coming after rahm emanuel's apology for the city's handling of the deadly police shooting of 17-year-old laquan mcdonald. >> i take responsibility for what happened because it happened on my watch, and i'm sorry. >> reporter: critics have reportedly accused the mayor of keeping the video of the shooting under wraps until he secured his second term. >> what did you know? how much did you know? and did you suppress those tapes? >> reporter: the mayor trying to calm the outrage but imam's comments falling on deaf ears with protesters demanding his resignation. >> we just witnessed the mayor basically put a band-aid on a gunshot wound. >> well, the justice department is investigating the chicago police department, and mayor emanuel has appointed his own task force to recommend police reforms.
into the couple responsible for the san bernardino, california, the full details about the lives of syed farook and his wife tashfeen malik are far from clear. >> but there's now evidence about their violent intentions going back years in addition to suggestions of other attacks. with more here's abc's lana zak. >> reporter: survivors and mourners gather to remember the victims of the san bernardino shooting on wednesday while new details are emerging about the killers responsible. >> our investigation to date indicates that they were actually radicalized before they started courting or dating each other online. >> reporter: fbi director james comey told congress syed farook and tashfeen malik were talking about jihad back in 2013 before they were married, raising new fears about whether terrorist matchmakers have figured out a way to gain access to the u.s. >> so far as we can tell, they have not succeeded in penetrating our borders with their operatives.
>> reporter: and now word of an earlier plot. members of congress tell abc news farook's friend enrique marquez who's accused of purchasing the assault-style rifle rifles claims he and farook planned an attack in 2012 and looking at the san bernardino area high school of the photos of this school were found on farook's cell phone. unravel the formation left behind by the killers but encryption is keeping so much hidden. >> there's no doubt that the use of encryption is part of terrorist trade craft now. it is a feature of especially of isil's trade craft. >> reporter: lana zak, abc news, washington. >> lana, thank you. and some breaking news in the war on terror this morning from minnesota. a 20-year-old somali-american man has been arrest on charges of supporting terrorists in syria and iraq. he is said to have helped previously charged men in their attempts to leave the u.s. in order to join and fight with isis. well, a new poll indicates donald trump isn't losing
ban on muslims entering the u.s. that fox poll of voters in south carolina shows trump with a 20-point lead over his nearest rival, dr. ben carson. some of the polling was done after trump unveiled his controversial proposal. trump slightly changed his defense of the plan yesterday saying it's about safety not religion, and on cnn last night, he defended himself against claims of bigotry. >> i am the least racist person that you have ever met. i am the least racist person. >> a petition calling for trump to be banned from entering britain has gathered nearly 400,000 signatures. that means members of the british parliament must consider debating the issue. well, muhammad ali has weighed in on the trump controversy while not mentioning trump by name. ali says political leaders should use their position to bring understanding about islam. in a statement the former
violence of so-called islamic jihadists goes against the very tenets of our religion." >> bernie sanders' lead over hillary clinton in new hampshire is increasing. the former senator from neighboring vermont now has 50% of democratic primary voters, 10% more than clinton, who has not led in the new hampshire polls since august, but in south carolina, clinton has a commanding lead, more than 40 points in the latest poll. a federal judge in texas has cleared the way for the last of 21 syrian refugees to resettle in houston. state officials were trying to block the move saying they were concerned about terrorists infiltrating the group, but the judge dismissed their argument calling it mostly speculative hearsay. well, the powerful storms in the pacific northwest have now turned deadly. an oregon woman was killed when a tree fell on to her white house while she was asleep in bed. another drowned when the car in which she was riding drove into standing water. rainfall records all over the
abc's neal karlinsky shows us some of that damage. >> reporter: the power of these landslides just incredible, not just the house that's been taken out, but there's actually a pickup truck in there and a car that's been swept down into the water over there, and it's these unstable hillside ss that they'll be worried about because they're so saturated over the coming days out here. >> the ground will stay saturated because of another storm slamming into the northwest by today bringing more heavy rain, strong winds and high waves. there will also be more snow in higher elevations. at least ten locations in oregon and washington have already gotten more than a foot of rain this week. still ahead, a major american airline bringing back free snacks. >> you're excited about this. >> really excited. and army guards with assault rifles, a university's plan sparking a new debate about guns in america. plus courtroom outburst. bizarre behavior in front of a
the planned parenthood shooting. well, people who live along florida's east coast are stocking up on groceries from their local beach. there's more than just coffee washing up on shore. all kinds of things. ramen noodles you see there, dog food and laundry detergent that came in with the tide. they believe they came from cargo containers that fell off a barge. >> not exactly the treasure you dream of washing up. lab testing has confirmed the presence of the norovirus at a chipotle restaurant near the boston college campus. so far more than 120 students have been sickened. a restaurant spokesperson says these illnesses appear to be isolated and there is no evidence that they're related to
turned up in nine states. overstock.com has removed those electric self-balancing hoverboards from its website saying safety concerns are the issue. the government is investigating incidents in at least five states of the hoverboards bursting into flames after their baeries overheated. those lithium-ion batteries particularly dangerous since they burn so hot that they can be difficult to extinguish. >> a study finds an added benefit to mcdonald's from its all day breakfast, it's bringing new customers. a third of the customers buying breakfast foods later in the day hadn't been to mcdonald's for awhile. sales are up, as well. the skies will get friendlier for united airline passengers this february. free snacks are coming back for economy class passengers. the airline says it realizes that flying hasn't been much fun lately. united did away with free snacks ten years ago. >> wow, that's a long time. >> yeah.
lots of people have peanut allergies. >> i think it's a croissant. february did a long time. >> did you say croissant. i can guarantee you it won't be a cries apartment. >> it'too fancy. >> february is a long time to wait for a fairly underwhelming snack. people walking down a city street when a roof suddenly collapses. angry bird, new video of donald trump's photo shoot with a feisty bald eagle. when hollywood's premiere jewelry designer, neil lane, creates a ring for today's biggest stars... he designs it to look fabulous from every angle. and for his collection at kay jewelers... he does the exact.same. thing. yes! neil lane bridal. uniquely beautiful hand-crafted rings at kay, the number one jewelry store in america. my collection is vintage inspired... with flowing lines that evoke a sense of timelessness. because i want every woman to feel like a star.
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northern californians are getting ready for some wet weather by preparing sandbags. they're already getting rushed by those storms in washington and oregon, but weather forecasters expect the el nino storm pattern to be very strong this year. it will peak in the next 30 days. meanwhile, drivers in much of the western united states will find wet roads today with snow in the higher elevations. roads may also be slippery around the northern lakes and wet in south florida. and in you're heading out up in the skies, delays likeliest in san francisco, los angeles and salt lake city. in the wake of the san bernardino massacre, one university in boston has announced a controversial security plan. >> northeastern university says it will arm its campus officers with semiautomatic rifles during high level threats. that decision was made despite opposition from the boston police department. boston's police commissioner
carry handguns and in the event of an emergency, highly trained officers can be on the campus within just minutes. well, the accused gunman in that deadly rampage at a planned parenthood clinic in colorado springs appeared in court yesterday erupting into a series of outbursts. >> protect babies. >> robert dear accused of killing three people and wounding nine others in a five-hour gun battle told the room he's guilty and declared himself, quote, a warrior for the babies. his lawyer says dear may not be mentally competent to stand trial. >> you're trying to silence the truth. you're trying to make me go -- you want to make me -- >> i think the problem is obvious, judge. >> dear's currently facing 179 felony counts including first degree murder. dear has not pleaded -- entered a plea, and prosecutors have not yet decided whether they'll seek the death penalty. it could be up to four months before a natural gas leak in an area of los angeles is fixed.
video shows a cloud of methane lingering over the neighborhood of porter ranch, the gas showing up as a purple color leaking from a natural gas plant operated by a southern california gas company for weeks and it's already forced hundreds from their homes. >> there's no threat to public safety. the area is closed off. >> the fact is they should have evacuated these people a long time ago. >> the city is now suing the gas company over its handling of the leak. lawyers representing residents say they've been complaining of headaches, nosebleeds and other ailments. our first look this morning at a frightening situation in london. a security camera captured the moment a roof collapsed, there it is, sending debris onto a busy sidewalk. this happened last spring. officials say this was caused by high winds and fortunately nobody was hurt. >> incredible. researchers at cornell are celebrating the first ever litter of test tube puppies.
embryos into a surrogate female dog then she gave birth to these seven healthy, cute puppies in july. the mutts are beagles, labradors and cocker spaniel mix. scientists say that the successful canine in vitro fertilization should help to save endangered species in the future. oh, they are so cute, aren't they? and you're likely to see a change at baseball stadiums when the season starts next year. several injuries to fans sitting close to the field this past season has the league recommending teams install netting between the dugouts in all 30 ballparks. that would mean protection for fans sitting within 70 feet of home plate. most teams are expected to comply. both those injuries were really horrific. >> that's a great idea, right? >> absolutely. >> it's amazing it didn't happen years ago. baseball doesn't start till april but the nfl's week 14 starts with minnesota facing arizona. and as for last night's action in the nba highlights from our guys at -- >> like these guys. >> -- espn. >> espn.
we're talking basketball. stan is talking first. >> yeah, spurs and raptors. good west/east matchup. san antonio, playing great defense this season. as a matter of fact, limited opponents to about 88 points per game, best in the nba. danny green scoring three but the spurs till down three against toronto. manu ginobili, air ball. >> wow. >> later the raptors up three. derozan, 28 points for derozan. nice win for toronto, 97-94. the family of greg monroe, just likely to turn away from the screen right now. oh. no, he didn't. >> the bench is always fun on dunks like that. >> deandre jordan, wow. that's his version of the jordan. j.j. redick healthy.
chris paul had a huge game. redick, 31, doc's happy. clippers win. >> three in a row for them. >> is that right? >> getting a little momentum. yeah. >> all right. >> that's all we got. >> we got more but that's all you get. >> exactly. back to you. >> i'll take it. >> good news. >> good news. >> good news. up next in "the pulse," full court shot. the game-winning basket going viral. >> amazing. and photo shoot surprise. a deployed dad comes up. the flu virus. it's a really big deal. and with fever, aches, and chills, mom knows it needs a big solution: an antiviral. don't kid around with the flu, call your doctor within the first 48 hours of symptoms and ask about prescription tamiflu. attack the flu virus at its source with tamiflu, an antiviral that helps stop it from spreading in the body. tamiflu in liquid form is fda approved
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choosing german chancellor angela merkel as person of the year. now the magazine has released video from its previous trump cover shoot. >> you see him there. trump sharing the camera with the nation's symbol, a bald eagle. at one point you see he tried to bite the billionaire's finger. hey, better the finger than the hair, right? >> now, what must surely be the greatest moments in the young life of a high school basketball player in minnesota. he's the hero not to mention being understated. this is great. >> his team was down by two. less than two seconds to play. a missed free throw then a full court -- boom. there it went. >> it's so good and these scenes of celebration are so infectious. the kids from austin high school win it by one. the hero, a kid named omar omar saying afterward, quote, it kind of surprised me. >> wow. omar omar is going to get upgraded on the team from jv to "v." well, plenty of parents are busy dragging their kids to the mall to take a picture with santa, of course.
siblings posing for this fairly ordinary scene until somebody photobombs their picture. but surprise,surprise, that's no stranger. it's their dad rob who's been deployed in the middle east for the last year. >> this is making me cry. that makes me cry. >> exactly how i feel when i watched that. >> how do the producers put this in. almost too much for 10-year-old maddie. here's the final product. we got to show you, a touching greeting card. look at that. it's what's important around the holiday season. >> that image of his daughter hugging and crying so lovely. daddy's here. we will be back in a second. >> so touching. look at that. >> yeah. >> you forget how many folks are serving and are away for the holidays so good reminder to everyone out there. >> that is true.
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protesters stepped up their demands for mayor rahm emanuel to resign amid a growing police scandal and allegations of a cover-up. the fbi says the couple responsible for last week's san bernardino massacre was radicalized before they even met. authorities are looking into whether a local high school may have been an intended rget. another severe storm in the pacific northwest today where some ae already seen a foot of rain this week. >> looking at today's weather mild temperatures and dry in the east and south. cooler but still warmer than usual in the midwest and as we mentioned rain in the west, even reaching all the way out to los angeles by evening. well, finally, a pizza delivery woman in washington state got one tip that topped what she usually earns in two weeks. and luckily for us, thaha customer's generosity was caught on camera.a. reporter elisa jaffe of our sister station over in seattle has all of the details.
>> reporter: nicole carroll is a master juggler between job, kids, college and homework, the pizza delivery gal was also unknowingly part of a pastor's master plan. >> let me tell you something about preaching, you get really hungry like right in the immediatele. >> shaller knew his church wanted to surprise somebody so he prayed for the right person. >> i'd love either a single mom or student working full time and trying to pay for school. >> reporter: pizza da time's manager told him nicole fit both bills. he sent her to the cornerstone communy church with a pepperoni pie for the pastor. >> he saw me and he said, my pizza is here. >> thank you, nicole. >> i was like, oh. i figured you'd wait till you were done, but that's okay, you know, and so i took his pizza to him. >> all i have is 100. do you have change? >> i do. >> you do? >> give it to her. >> give it to her? >> give it to her! >> i can hear people in the background going, let her keep the change.
>> reporter: the surprise doesn't stop there. the whole congregation has taken up a collection and even they don't know how much nicole is about to receive. >> god has chosen you for this evening. >> amen. >> to give you a tip of $1300. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: church elders chipped in even momo money giving nicole the biggest tip of her life. >> $1,886. >> reporter: nicole plans to pay it forward but she's not the only one who received a gift here. the whole congregation learned it's a blessing to give rather than receive. ? we could do this every day. little gestures. person's life. around. that's what's making news in america this morning.start to our