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torturing 27 detainees in afghanistan and other areas. prosecutors at the international court based in the netherlands say they decide imminently whether to push a full scale investigation that could lead to charges. the u.s. navy joined in the effort to rescue those trapped in new zealand. in addition to navy patrol aircraft, the uss samson is
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residents are ferried out by mel tear helicopter after being stranded, and the cows that gained international attention for their predictment, they have been rescued by a farmer. >> following the developments closely. dozens of wildfires raging in the south, most fueled by arson, drought, and dry conditions. 80,000 acres destroyed, and alaska are fighting the flames. the smoke is unhealthy and makes it difficult to fight fires from the air. >> we have to wear masks and send people out there to take a look at it, and that can sometimes decisions take days if you don't have aircraft. >> that was in tennessee, but take a look at this satellite picture from above georgia. wildfires here, a haze hangs across a wide area. wildfires in north georgia are getting dangerously close to the
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for all groups. it's not expected to clear up until at least thursday. >> powerful images there. medical examiner released autopsy results for keith scott, a man shot by police officers in char lcharlotte, north carolina. he was shot once in the back, once in the stomach, and once in the arm. toxicology tests found several drugs in the system like an antianxiety medication and more. scott's death spark the nights of r police main taped he had a gun. the family disputed that. the incident remains under investigation. michigan police officer who displayed a confederate flag at a political rally resigned. officer michael peters was offduty when he drove the truck with the flag to the love trumps hate event. the officer still faces a criminal investigation. now for our attempt at trying to make sure we all realize our politics are not as contentious as they can be because it happened, yes,
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lawmakers in ukraine. >> action from yesterday's session in parliament. one accusing his colleague of corroborating with russia. >> oh! >> decides, that's it, i had enough! that's the result. >> he just does it with such grace. >> like, i really don't want to do this. please don't make me hit you in the face. >> i have top. >> order later, they went at it again. both lawmakers got a tongue lashing for the actions. one wound up leaving the chambers. as you can see, cooler heads prevailed for now. apparently, they sent that guy a message saying, nice job. >> so this apparently happens on a pretty regular basis there. i wonder if, you know, maybe it's productive. get it over with and, like, okay. >> yeah.
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ahead and make policy. >> the bill was passed. it was all about the prices of lunch meals, but still. all right. coming up, keeping kids safe on line. >> if you think parental controls are working, think again. what you need to know about how pre-teens bypassed that rated pg fire wall. why new guidelines for who should be taking sta tens including everyone over 40 years old. check out pictures on instagram. there's something you posted there this morning. >> a little behind the scenes. >> clip of something? all right.
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producer brian's favorite moment. you're running out of time folks. the peek was yesterday morning, just before 9:00 a.m. eastern time, but it will still be super until about that time this morning. >> i have to check it out. i keep forgetting. >> yeah. but you're stuck in a closed wi windowless room in a state of depression. >> it's not so bad. >> photos and videos are on the internet to see. >> sure there's continuing coverage tomorrow. >> protesters against the north dakota oil pipeline won a victory. federal authorities defer a
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to meet with the leaders of the native american tribe who consider the land sacred. the chairman of the standing rock sioux is encouraged by the decision. a family forced from their ohm after a giant sink hole swallowed their backyard. everyone made it out safely, they fear they could lose the home they built just 13 years ago. the hole measures 40 feet wide and 30 feet deep. it was apparently caused when an old mine caved important health headline as new guidelines are issued on which millions of people take to lower cholestcholesterol. many are urged to doctors if they should take them in the first place. here's more. >> reporter: guidelines on stroke and heart attack. the panel of preventive master's degree sen recommends all
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s statins if you're elevated for heart attack, have high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, or history of smoking. >> the drugs are safe for people of this age groups, so if you have risk factors, it's worth talking to the doctor to see if the drugs are right for you. >> the disease is responsible for one in three adult deaths in the u.s., but statins believed to reduce the risk, and guidance from the task force is people with a lower risk could b doctors stress without symptoms or history of disease could be at risk. abc news, new york. coming up in the next half hour, convicted killer set to be freed from prison. he was subject of a netflix documentary ordered release from prison by a federal judge. what we learned this morning about the new developments in the case. first, how safe do you think your kids are online? anything like these kids, you
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controls. all the latest. you've watching "world news now. "
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>> what kids understand about technology could fill an encyclopedia. >> that's right. if you think the controls keep kids safe, think again. here's abc's t.j. holmes. >> we're about to give these 9-13 eu 9-13-year-olds a challenge. who is better at technology in your house, kids or the parents? >> kids. >> oh, come on. >> our generation always grew up
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strategies their parents put in place to block them from some online content. you all have ways of figuring out your parents' passwords? >> definitely. >> whenever i figure out my parents' passwords, i put my thumbprint on it. >> on my mac, i have parental controls, and sometimes turn them off. >> reporter: how? >> it's a password. >> reporter: to you guys, parental control >> are not parental controls. >> reporter: are not controls. what the kids don't know, we teamed up with an m.i.t. professor to design an experience. ten kids against two of the biggest programs out there. one claiming to be the internet's best free parental control app and net nanny that costs $40. the kids get half hour to go to the website we blocked. the name of the school is
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>> it's blocked. >> reporter: first up, one girl, lindsey finds a proxy site allowing you to bypass filters like parental controls. >> there you go. >> word spread like wildfire among the kids and they get through the software to get to the blocked site. >> thank you. >> reporter: this does not surprise experts. >> we assume that if there's some parental control on one computer, if another kid down the street figures it out, your kid >> and then their friends. >> reporter: the second program, net nanny, stumps the kids. >> how to bypass? >> any doubt they would have figured it out in. >> they would have. some were on the right page, literally, the right web page. >> reporter: what about the ability of the programs to block inappropriate content? both programs allowed us to go to the site of a violent game popular with teens. cyber security expert confirms our results. >> the way the software products worked is they will block the
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on the settings you gave them, but they are always going to be in catch up mode. >> reporter: thesaid made changes based on the experiment and blocks the proxy site and the violent game, and even access, advanced technology will still block attempts to access inappropriate content, and net nanny said unique technology does not block website based on the url, but analyzes the content on every pag criteria set by the parent. as for the kids, parents were not surprised. >> most of the kids today have a lot of flexibility in this technology, and they know whenever they hit a barrier to go around it. >> amazing how they were able to get around that. making it more complicated, programs block sites they need for homework, for example, like they tried to research civil war weapons r and it blocks that.
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time now for the mix, and nebraska got a surprise a few days ago when they got in the car to realize the man behind the wheel was actually their senator. senator benjamin apparently has been driving an uber all around lincoln, nebraska part of a work tour that gets him common man's experience. the senator says he does a events like changing tires on semitrucks, feeds cattle at 5:00 a.m., a way to interact with the people he's governing and get a perspective on things. >> i hope he got them to the location on time. >> reporter: he's not making extra cash from it, just doing it to chat with people. >> that's cool. neat, indeed. >> not as simple as the aol guy,
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all right. other news, want to be the laziest travel on the planet? an australian company has the suitcase for you. check it out. so it's a suitcase that uses your cell phone, follows you, follows your cell phone, and so you don't have to carry the luggage anywhere aroundment it works in a similar way of an auto pilot system in vehicle like tesla cars. >> heel, over. >> what about the escalator -- >> oh, there you go. >> oh. people mover pretty good. not bad. >> what about stairs? >> yeah. >> cool. and see the mannequin challenge gaining popularity. >> seep them all. >> repor >> like it's dead now, but we found one to end all mannequin challenges. >> it would be tough. >> this was in western
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11,658 people stood still for more than a minute. >> holy cow. >> some are not even breathing. >> look at the kid with the half court shot. >> what -- that kid gave up. he decided not to do anything. even the reporter. look at this. watch the light as the camera crosses. wow. >> >> very cool. i got to say, you all win. they did a great job. >> what are they doing. >> 11,000 people. can it be over now? >> no more challenge. >> okay. >> we complete the block right now be the scene as well in australia here. this koala -- >> oh. >> walks into an accounting office and, well, it really stopped everything in the
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. this morning on "world news now," keeping it positive. president obama opening the first news conference since the election and what he told our martha raddit zirks. we'll take you inside the courtroom as the verdict was read. >> new this half hour, new developments in the case of dassi made famous in "making a murderer." >> confessing to helping his uncle rape and murder a photographer a decade ago. now why a judge released him from prison. the clock ticks to the season finale. which couple got the boot from the dance floor in last night's
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from abc news, this is "world news now." >> i like when they do the tango. i don't know what i just did. it was nothing resembling a move from the tango. >> more like sunday night fever. >> let it go. >> that's in the skinny, but first, president obama who is on his final foreign trip before leaving office. >> left for europe last night holing the first news morn morning, the first leg of the trip that also takes him to germany and peru to highlight a commitment to the a strong and integrated europe, transatlantic solidarity, and asia pacific partners. he may sit down with putin to discuss syria as they will be in pe peru, but during the news conference yesterday, the attention was focused on donald trump. he reserved judgment on his
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instead, to alleviate concerns. abc's martha radditz with more. >> reporter: president obama opening up about what happened before this moment. >> thank you, everybody. >> reporter: rolling back the curtain on the 90 minute one-on-one meeting with president-elect donald trump. given harsh words you had about mr. trump calling him temperamentally unfit to be commander in chief, did anything surprise you about president-elect trump when you met with him >> well, we had a very polite conversation, and that didn't surprise me to some degree because i think that he is, obviously, a gregarious person. i also think he's coming to this office with fewer set hard and fast policy prescriptions than a
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arriving with. i don't think he is ideological. ultimately, he's pragmatic in that way. and that can serve him well. >> reporter: mr. president, you had talked specifically about his temperament. do you still have any concern about his temperament? >> i think what'll happen with the president-elect is there's going to be certain elements of his temperament that will not serve h recognizes them and corrects them because when you're a candidate and you say something that is inaccurate or controversial, there's less impact than it does when you're president of the united states. i think he recognizes that this is different. >> reporter: president obama also side that in that meeting with president-elect trump, mr.
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in maintaining our core strategic relationship that he is committed to nato. abc news, the white house. and donald trump is expected to announce more appointments for his administration this week, but his aides are not saying which positions will be filled first. trump's decision to make former breitbart steve bannon, his chief strategist is drawing right ties, but some are predicting there's going to be fireworks in the west wing. >> i think that this is set up and trump has done this deliberately to pit them against one another, and in the long run, something's going to give, and one of them's not going to be there. >> there is a report that trump asked for security clearances for his adult children, and that's also raising concerns, but his team has denied the story. about 5,000 middle and high
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streets of seattle to protest trump's election. students say they are concerned about trump's stance on immigration and religion going forward. now, three non-students were arrested, but the protest remained northeastly peaceful. students in denver, l.a., and oakland walked out of class in protest. overseas to the fight against isis. the united nations said more than 54,000 people fled their homes as fighting rages on between isis forces and iraqi military units. meanwhile, a top isis commander said the donald trump's election as a propaganda tool. that commander claims trump's campaign rhetoric against muslims help isis recruit thousands of new fighters. in minnesota, the first sentences have been handed down to suspects who pled guilty to terrorism charges. the three men who learned their fate yesterday were part of a group from minnesota's large smoel ya community who were proximate resulted for trying to join isis. sentences range from time served to ten years in prison.
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sentenced today and tomorrow. zplmpl dozens of wildfires in the south destroyed 80,000 acres. officials describe the blazes there as california-style wildfires. fighting the fires is costing millions of dollars, and the governor warns the largest, hearty rock fire, may not be put out until march. south of there, smoke from the fires in northern georgia can be seen as far south as macon and has made air quality unhe this smokey haze is expected to stay in the atlanta area and north georgia throughout thursday. the city's about 80 miles south of the rough ridge fire, the largest blaze in the south. also in georgia in atlanta, a dad could spend the rest of his life in prison after being convictsed of murdering his own son. jurors found justin ross harris get of all counts of leaving a child in a a hot car. his attorneys say they'll appeal. >> reporter: for a good number
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the trial, something uncomfortably relatable to the claim he accident hi left his son in the hot suv where 22 month old cooper harris died in 2014. >> we find the man guilty. >> reporter: a jury in georgia sides with parents who never understand how this father forgot his son. harris sat stone faced as he was convicted of murder, cruelty to children and other charges likely going to days and asked for this police station video where he and his now wife were going over the story. she told jurors she, too, believe harris forgot to drop the son off today care. >> he must have forgot. >> reporter: workers at the day care thought harris was a good dad, but it was not enough. >> problem for justin ross harris is that he came across as
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>> reporter: prosecutors argue that harris led a double life andmented to live child free. he'll be sentenced december 5th, and lawyers are already talking about an appeal. abc news, atlanta. two flight attenadapts recover from injuries after their pilot swerved from what appeared to be a drone. it happened at toronto's airport yesterday morning. no passengers injured, but already this year, drone of last year. delta airline has a statement of the art system to keep tags on baggage. it keeps chips in the tags that are scanned. handlers see a red light if the bag is on the wrong plane. it costs a plane $100 to find just one missing piece of luggage. so many tributes to gwen ifill who passed away. a former reporter frustrate new york times and washington post
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1990s working for nbc and pbs receiving fame for an anchor for "washington week" and "news hour" and was a moderator of the debate this spring between hillary clinton and bernie sanders. however, she missed election night coverage because of her health. ifill died of complications of erine cancer at the age of 61. >> she will be missed. all right, coming up, our first peek at beauty and the beast, first released for disney's live action remake of the animated classic. we'll check it out in the skinny. >> freeing a murder. new development in the case made famous on the netflix documentary, "making a murderer," and why the federal judge ordered release of a map serving a life sentence, but first, here's a look at today's forecast. "world news now" weather brought to you by united health
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new developments this morning in the case made famous by netflix "making a >> brandon confessed to helping rape and kyl a woman a decade ago when he was a teenager, but now a federal judge ordered his release from prison pending appeal of his murder conviction. >> reporter: release on hold for a few days. he was just 16 years old when prosecutors say he helped his uncle sexual assault, murder, and mutilate the corpse of a freelance photographer back in 2005. he's now 27 sentenced to life
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correctional facility, but the netflix series "making a murderer" energized the appeal, making this emotional plea in a letter reread as parts of the documentary. >> i am innocent of the rape and murder. please help me if you can. >> reporter: this summer a federal judge in milwaukee said was confession was coerced and unconstitutional. >> be honest, you went inside, didn't >> yeah. >> reporter: that same judge ordered the supervised release from prison, a decision the state attorney general immediately repealed. it's not clear how quickly he'll be released, but faces a new deadline today to provide details about where he will live. >> amazing what the documentary has been able to accomplish. got criticism for being one-sided, but the cases are re-examined.
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how they feel about this possible release, but definitely started a conversation that was not happening before. >> absolutely. >> especially watching the longer footage of the confession, easy to understand why questions are raised around his case. >> yes. when we come back, switching gears and talking about "dancing with the stars," one more week left, so who gets to dance? about gq's new man of the year, ryan reynolds. the skinny's next.
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it is a tuesday so we start the skinny with last night -- i think you're off rhythm. >> that's not a >> the cheer dance, yes. dancing with the stars. >> nobody looked at anything that looked like that. >> no. >> there were a lot of perfect scores, though, two sets of dance, james back with his original partner after she was sidelined by her scary knee injury. the tango scored them 29 out of 30. >> doing the most impressive hand stand at the end of the
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demonstrate later, right? >> hopefully we have the video to show it. look at that. >> oh, wow. held it. >> he held it. >> ten. >> wow. he won the mannequin challenge right there. >> good point. >> they were great, fantastic. last night's emotional highlight came from hernandez after a perfect score after dancing through tears days after the death of her grandmother. ? oh, e emotional moment for costume dancing their way to a 28 out of 30. >> what do you think of the outfits? >> i really like the outfits, but they had two little mistakes in the routine, and that docked two points. >> started out rough and smoothed it out, but the judges mentioned she's come a long way, and she really has. >> oh, yeah. >> remember in the early days,
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long does she have on the show? >> here she is in the semifinals. >> earning two perfect scores, but it was not enough to keep them from getting the boot. >> oh. >> i feel like i've done so much throughout the competition, and i feel like i'm not sad. i feel like, you know, it is a competition, only one person's going to win, and so, eventually, everyone's going home, and i'm just really grateful we made it this far. >> and to lead off the night, so good. >> four couples head into next week's two-night finale. >> can you tell who kendis is rooting for? do you have a favorite in the race? >> no. the exciting thing. >> oh? >> you know about "dancing with the stars" ending -- >> jazz hands. this will be big. >> you know what it means next mondays? >> bachelor? >> bachelor. >> oh, jack! >> the bachelor.
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his entire head went up, the radar went off. >> how excited he gets for bachelor in paradise. his eyes are still recovering. >> speaking of excited, i'm excited for "beauty and the beast", and today we have a look at the trailer. >> parent company disney released the first official trailer of the live action remake of the animated classic, so check it out. ? >> papa! >> you must leave here. this castle is alive! >> who's there? >> do you wish to take your father's place? >> come into the light. >> beauty and the beast hits theater next year on st. patrick's day. next, stunning admission by the newly crowned gq man of the year. >> opening up to the magazine saying he had what he called a little bit of a nervous
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pool" being diagnosed with anxiety. >> but revealed a playful side with the mock interview by the resentful twin brother he left behind. >> so, gq man of the year, that's a big honor. i can't think of anything more worthy. >> yeah, well, it's -- >> hey, jake. >> what's he doing here? >> no. what are you doing here? what's ryan reynold's favorite? he loves "dead pool" with his last beating heart. >> van wilder, come on. >> who's that? >> remember how the simpsons predicted trump would be president? >> now they are admitting it subs to be right. in the opening credit, bart is seen writing "being right sucks" on a a chalk board again and
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the episode aired in 2000, and the writer said the prediction was not a prediction.
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? ? >> the magic man, david blaine, testing limits of his mind and body for years now, raising the bar to, at times, unbelievable heights. >> he's been buried he's been suspended in air, encased in ice, but now he's promising to top that tonight right here on abc. here's abc's juju chang. >> wow, you swallowed it? >> he did. >> reporter: you appear to swallow everyone's wedding rings, people are screaming, freaking out, and running out of the room. >> well, the idea for that actually gp with the classic magic trick called linking rings
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tell together, but i wanted to make it something that would get the reactions like you're talking about. >> reporter: freak people out. we saw it in realtime on "ellen." blaine transferring his sword swallowing skills taking a wire hanger to go after the ring. >> david, that was amazing. >> reporter: working on the new show-stopper for the latest special, pulling the trigger on himself on a rifle aimed face. >> laser on. >> they say you have a death wish. >> it's the opposite of death wish. there's so many legendary stories of bullet catches, i wanted to do a version of it, but a different version. >> reporter: you are mindful of what kids are thinking when they watch you, and you are shooting yourself in the face. >> yeah. i do not want kids to do it. there's a magic history, and i hire the best consultants and study what's been done, but like i said, there's a lot of work
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similar, obviously. >> reporter: blaine wants to set a good example for his nearly 6-year-old daughter, dessa. you don't take undue risks because you were quoted saying -- >> right, exactly. i have a daughter. the last thing i want to do is not be there for her. >> reporter: for nightline, juju chang in new york. >> thanks for the great report. see the full prime time special tonight right here on abc. >> it's >> i know. but it's great, and, again, important to reiterate, it's ilsion. do not try it at home. >> sort of like this magic trick. one becomes two. >> going to put it back together now? >> no, it's amazing enough you had one sheet of paper and it's now two. >> can someone make me disappear? this is abc's "world news
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good tuesday morning, i good tuesday morning, i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm diane macedo. more staffing announcements for the trump administration could come this week as donald trump is under fire for naming an alt-right icon as the chief strategist, president obama refusing to criticize the decision. we have a full report coming up. cia may have committed war crimes by torturing detainees in afghanistan more than a decade ago. a decision will be made about whether to launch a full-scale investigation which could lead to charges. thousands of residents and tourists stranded by the powerful earthquake in new zealand are ferried out by military helicopters, and the u.s. navy joined in the effort. wildfires out of control this morning believed most started by arson.
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dry conditions. a full report coming up. those are some of the top stories we're following on this tuesday, november 15th. from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning to you all as we begin the half hour with president obama's striking an optimistic tone about donald trump despite having repeatedly portrayed him as unfit for the presidency in the campaign trail. >> since the election, the president said he hopes president-el things better so we can all benefit. he urged americans to give trump a chance to rise to his speedome responsibilities, but made it clear the temperament could be a problem. >> i think what'll happen with the president-elect is there's going to be certain elements of his temperament that will not serve him well unless he recognizes them and corrects them. >> well, the president also called mr. trump pragmatic
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storm of his decision to name steve bannon as a top adviser. >> tom llamas has more on the backlash over that choice. >> reporter: inside trump tower, one of the president-elect's top advisers now the story. steven bannon, former chairman of right wing news named chief strategist and senior counselor to the new president. bannon up front about the loathing of the political establishment. >> don't believe mainstream we're on the right side of history. >> reporter: a champion of the right, conservative movement many say is fueled by racism, sexism, and anti-semitism. the man who will soon shape the white house message published headlines like these, hoist it high and proud, confederate flag proclaims a glorious heritage. birth control makes women unattractive and crazy, and this one, calling conservative
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jew saying bannon has no business in the white house, and the appty defamation league called him hostile to core american values. >> frankly, you need to look at the full resume. he has a harvard business degree, a naval officer, success in entertainment and a goldman sachs member. >> reporter: the president-elect turning attention to the supreme court vowing to to overturn roe v. wade. >> pro-life. the judges will be pro-life. if it ever were overturned, it goes back to the states. goes back to the states -- >> some women can't get an abortion? >> goes back to the state -- >> by states -- >> perhaps they have to go to another state. >> reporter: what about trump's promise to build a border wall. >> are you going to build a wall? >> yes. >> they are talking about a fence in the republican congress.
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>> for certain areas i would, but certain areas,appropriate. >> reporter: the wall street journal reports after the meeting at the white house, trump was surprised by the scope of the new responsibilities, but on "60 minutes," nothing but confidence. >> are you, in any way, intimidated, scared about this enormous burden? the gravity of what you're taking on? >> n >> i respect it, but i'm not scared by it. >> reporter: president-elect trump fielded calls from world leaders and spoke with the russian president putin, and president-elect trump says he noted to president pew tip he wants america to have a strong and enduring relationship with russia. the kremlin said in a statement the continued talks will be by phone but will plan a face to face meeting at some point. abc news, new york. google said it's clamping down on restricting its ads from
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the company's search engine highlighted an inaccurate story claiming president-elect trump won the popular vote. there's been a agreeing debate over the role of social media's role in information they convey. no matter what facebook does about the ads, facebook employees are already taking action. buzzfeed reports that a group of staffers formed an unofficial task force to address the problem of fake the ceo said the idea that fake ads affected the election, though, is, quote, crazy. thousands of firefighters battling wildfires in the southern states. officials believe most were started on purpose, but all are fueled by drought and dry conditions in the region. more now from abc's eva pilgrim. >> reporter: across the southeast, 5,000 firefighters from as far as alaska battling blazes that scorched 80,000
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especially with the fatigue. >> reporter: hundreds evacuated, smoke so heavy in south carolina some wear masks. >> it just went in my lungs, and i had to get out of here. >> reporter: air quality in atlanta unhealthy and getting worse. >> this is smoke, this milky white haze in central atlanta and north georgia. >> reporter: officials saying the fires were deliberately set. in eastern kentucky -- >> be extremely careful. >> reporter: aspiring weather flames allegedly confessed to setting a fire himself. you can see the fire is moving very slowly down the mountain right now, and there's no rain in sight, and there's leaves on the trees. when those leaves fall, that just adds fuel to the fire. abc news. >> all right, eva on the fire lines, stay safe. let's look at tuesday's weather. sunny warm and dry in the south.
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in the northeast, sun in the midwest, and east prepares for blizzard conditions later this week. >> highs in the wildfire zone are 70 degrees, not bad. highs in the northeast are in the mid-50s, by 60 in minneapolis. dallas and los angeles are both shooting for 80 degrees today. monday night football to talk about now, and the giants needed to beat the bengals to keep pace w it was not looking good when jeremy hill ran in here, just ni nine yards out for the touchdo in the third quarter. i dig the dance. the league is slapping down on showmanship. >> celebration. >> yeah. adding a field goal for the lead, but up it was back with the dancing. the giants taking a risk there, going for it on fourth down with eli manning throwing the touchdown pass to shepherd that you saw there, the dance, giants
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21-20, and even beckham on the dancing action. >> if there's a tie, just settle with dancing. forget the extra point situation, go straight to the danceoff. >> you get the sense, though, based oven the celebrations that the league is toning it down. don't you think, jack? >> toning down celebrations or toning down their crackdown -- >> crackdown on the celebrations because they were going a little bit far earlier in the season, and -- >> we know you like moves. >> looks like they were having fun what they scored. >> yes. >> opposed to the no-fun league. >> oh, no. >> exactly. all right. it's back. >> all right. the fun is back. at least here, if not at the nfl. >> yes. >> one of the world es biggest stars is making retirement plans. venus williams is targeting the next olympics taking place in tokyo in 2020 as the final professional appearance. the 36-year-old says she loves competing, but it's time for
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and the sprinting legend, bolt, plans for life after retirement from the track. bolt already said his last races will be at next year's world championships, but he's a huge soccer fan and would like to play the game professionally. bolt has a chance to show off skills soon when he works out with one of germany's biggest club teams. that'll be interesting to see. >> like, boom, gone. already made it across the field. >> that's the thing. who knows how he is with the ball itself, but when it comes >> it is. >> so much of it. >> coming up, 39 days, shopping days, until the big day. >> never too early to start the christmas gift list and other holidays you're shopping for. this year's hottest toy ideas for the kids on your list. you're watching "world news now now".
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check out that incident on the campus of ohio state university. that was an anti-trump protester tackled on the stretches of a student union. the man who tackled the protester reportedly arrested and placed under indefinite suspension from the university. >> in the meantime, student protests sparked across the country as well as high schools by students too young to vote, but old enough to assert political voices, you might say. hundreds of students in maryland staged approval of school officials. but i should say along with the protests are reports of hate crimes in the wake of president-elect trump's election night victory. >> trump, himself, was asked about the attacks targeting minority groups. abc has more on what he said. >> reporter: from maryland to california, another day of
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marching against donald trump's election and raising concerns over the hate crimes and violence from across the country, including a california teenager attacked in school after posting on instagram she hoped trump would win. >> this girl comes up to me and she says, do you hate mexicans, and i was, like, no, and she said, you support trump, you hate mexicans. >> reporter: according to the law center, tracking 300 hate incidents, almost all gay victims with 20 against trump supporters. so far school officials in florida are investigating these two steins posted over water fountains at a high school. at a university in pennsylvania, the fbi is looking at a thread depicting limplg iing lynchings. >> i opened the chat, and there was derogatory name calling and hurtful things. >> reporter: in oregon.
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were defaced, too profane for tv. all this prompting trump to directly address those responsibles on "60 minutes." >> i'm so sadden to hear that, and i say stop it, if it helps. i will say this, i'll say it right to the cameras, stop it. >> reporter: trump reassured protesters that he'll bring the country back together, but some vow to be out every day until and including inauguration day. abc news, new york. when we come back, it's the most wonderful time of the year unless you have not done any shopping. >> how much a dent have you made in the gift list for this holiday season? we'll have hot idea for you.
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believe it or believe it or not, the holiday season is weeks away, and now it's a good time to start thinking about gift shopping, and for the kids on your list, we're checking out the season's hottest holiday toys, and joining us now for a tour, our senior editor of the toy insider. thank you so much. i love what you brought in today. let's get right to. >> yeah, absolutely. starting with animal jam, hottest online video game for kids is in the play room this
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set. >> i love the disco ball. >> it really spins. press the dee jay button -- ? ? so we're ready for a full on dance party. >> that's funny. >> collect figures to have a full party. >> so cute. >> so cute. >> speaking of cute -- >> speaking of cute, i'd like to introduce you to the cutest puppy you've ever seen. this is snuggles, my dream puppy. >> hi, snuggles. >> he has a really expressive face. look at his eyes opening and closing. >> yeah. >> nuzzle the nose a little bit. >> hi. >> he's so cute. rub his billionly, pat his head, feed him a bottle. he'll reagents to that. >> so emotive. >> yes, he is. he's like a real puppy. >> only easier to take care of. >> absolutely. he's so cute, topping kids' wish lists this year. >> so cute. i want to put if in front of my
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reactions. >> "troll" exciting kid movie this year about the music. to celebrate, sing to the awesome sound track with our troll selfie stick video recording record ing microphone. >> i think i want that on my list this year. >> press this button here and record. ? ain't nobody creeping up on your dance, dance, dance but you dance, dance -- >> get involved with this, this is good. ? keep dancing ? >> that's it, and then you get the video? >> yeah, record, save, share with friends and family. so much fun. >> i could have a one-person party with that. just by myself. >> for sure. this year, barbie's in a lab coat. learn important stem kills with the stem kit. build up seven models with this
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spinning closet to a hammock so after she had a long day at the lab, relax, and you can -- real working parts that moves so kids learn engineering. >> she has to relaxment look at the shoes she wore to the lab. >> yes. star wars is hitting theaters december 16th, and so celebrate, this is an interactive storm trooper figure. press the belt -- >> >> he recognizes his jet pack. plug this in. ready for takeoff. >> oh, look at that. >> cool, right? >> makes real flying noises. >> kids will have fun with that. >> absolutely, so much fun. >> and then? skylander i know because my nephew was obsessed with it last year and had to buy specific figures he couldn't find. >> this is a new skylanders, and unlike any before, kids create
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>> all right. put a character on the platform. >> creation crystal right there. watch as the custom character jumps to life inside the game. i premade this one, but i'll show you all the kus mization options that are available. so let's see. so we can change her look any way we want. >> kids make it their own? >> yes. do everything themselves, create any style they want and even have a custom character 3d pr >> so cool. >> followun to give option that catches attention and be creative. >> when they are done creating, play the game like normal. >> all right. for more information on these and other ideas, check out toyinsider.com as well as our facebook page, wnnfans.com. always great to have you on. thank you so much. and please stay with us.
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? ? ? ? >> leonard cohen with two albums on the charts in the week after he passed away, and this morning, we're remembering one of the pioneers of our industry who broke multiple barriers and earned some of journalism's
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>> gwen ifill died at the age of 61 oafter a short and private battle with cancer. here's more. >> good evening, and welcome to inz as we sit down with president obama. >> reporter: from humble beginnings of a minister daughter to an anchor on the evening news, gwen ifill an engineer, born in new york city in 1955, and while in college, she interned in experience described on the pbs serious "makers." >> i was the lonely only because there were no other black women in the situation at the time. that did not stop me. there were things to do. >> reporter: those things led her into television. >> mr. president, 90 seconds to respond. >> reporter: in 2004, the first african-american woman to moderate a vice presidential debate, a role filled again in 2008. >> i start with you. >> reporter: after her death from cancer, tributes pouring in
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obama offering his condolences during his press conference. >> she was an extraordinary journalist. she cause kept faith with the responsibilities of the profession, asking tough questions, holing people in power accountable and defending a strong and free press that makes democracy work. >> reporter: gwen ifill was 61 years old. >> if you get a chance to see the touching tribute that news hour did, it's worth watching. the pri giving you a sense of the wide ranging impact, he tweeted overnight, condolences to the loved ones, colleagues, and viewers mourning gwen. >> missed by her personal friends and family and many friends and family in the broadcast world as well. >> that's the news this half hour.
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this morning on "world news now," transitioning from one president to the next. >> on the eve of the last foreign trip, president obama tells americans to give donald trump a chance. this as we learn more about the controversy surrounding one of the men set to run the white house. across eight states, an enormous challenge to try to contain dozens of wildfires as a haze settles over many towns and cities across the south. the smoke is making it difficult to breathe. we have more details ahead. and check out this giant sink hole opening up in a family's backyard. the home just built now at risk of falling into the hole. hear why it opened up. and ready, set, freeze. it's the mannequin challenge to end them all.
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on the social media stunt. and if you're expecting us to do it, don't hold your breath. >> not going happen. >> it's tuesday, november 15th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> and, good morning, everybody. >> so donald trump -- >> the mannequin challenge. people are still doing the m mannequin challee? >> it's so passe. i can't people people are, oh, this is the challenge to beat all challenges. i thought it was over, but that's cool. we'll have to show you. >> we'll tune in and show it to you. we begin this half hour with president obama calling for unity .voicing optimism as the country prepares to usher in his successor. >> before embarking on the final trip, he sought to reassure a divided country and anxious world saying he hopes trump makes things better. >> reporter: anti-trump protests continue for a sixth day with
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school and leading marches of their own. david wright has more on the trump transition. >> reporter: in an election year where so many got it so wrong, how are we to read the tea leaves on the trump administration now just beginning to take shape? for now, president obama is reserving judgment. >> he successfully mobilized a big chunk of the country to vote for him, and he's going to win. he's won. he's going to be the next president. when your team loses, everybody gets def i think it's a healthy thing for the democratic party to go through some reflection. >> reporter: but it's a work in progress. so it seems is trump's agenda. in his first big interview since the election on "60 minutes," trump sought to put his detractors at ease. >> i'm saying it. i've been saying it. >> okay.
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time, trump sending conflicting signals with his first to appointments. he chose a 44-year-old republican insider, outgoing gop chairman reince priebus, with close ties to paul ryan. but for his chief strategist, trump picked a 62-year-old flame thrower, steve bannon, often described as a white nationalist. bannon is a former investment banker who made tens of millions of dollars from royalties of "seinfeld." >> no soup for you. >> reporter: he went on to direct conservative documentaries like "occupy unmasked." >> in the name of social justice, in the name of economic equality, all the buzz words, these people feel morally justified to commit crimes. >> reporter: more recently, he's been the driving force behind breitbart media. the website, infamous for pl
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compared to the holocaust, lock the door to islam and calling one a renegade jew and supporting the use of the confederate flag. the right sees bannon as hate speech with steve bannon as a major instigator for the extreme. installing them on the same day is a mixed message for trump. his moderate supporters will not see eye to eye while the more extreme supporters see priebus of the swamp he promised to drain. >> this is donald trump has two tracks in mind. there's an inside track and an outside track. it is going to be two minded administration for the two sides of donald trump. >> we will try to share the lessons that we've learned over these last eight years with the incoming president, and my hope is he makes things better. and if he does, we'll all benefit from it. >> reporter: with that, the now lame duck president left the briefing room.
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york. >> after her stinging defeat, hillary clinton is also urging her party not to be discouraged or divided. clinton held a conference call with the house democrats to thank them for their support. and she told them the people they fought for in the election need champions now more than ever. as the final ballots are counted, clinton's lead in the popular vote is growing. she now officially won new hampshire and michigan is the only state not yet decided. word president obama may meet with russian president putin when they head to peru this week. he insists they made every effort to reach a resolution to the conflict in syria including negotiating with the russians and the iranians. and finding a way to stop the killing weighs heavy on his mind. >> i recognize that that has not worked. and it is something that i continue to think about every day. and we continue to try to find some formula that would allow us
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>> this new video from a drone captured some of the latest destruction in the syria city of aleppo. you can see buildings and roads blown to pieces. block after block, really, utter devastation there. members of the u.s. military and cia could face war crimes charges more than a decade after some alleged incidents. a new report from the international criminal court say military members appeared to have subjected at least 6/1 torture or cruel treatment mostly from 2003 to 2004 while cia operatives are accused of torturing 27 detainees in afghanistan and other areas. prosecutors at the international court based in the netherlands say they decide imminently whether to push a full scale investigation that could lead to charges. and the u.s. navy has now joined the effort to rescue people trapped by the powerful earthquake in new zealand.
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hundreds of tourists and residents are being ferried out by military helicopter after being stranded. and the cows that gained international attention for their predicament, they have been rescued by a farm aer. >> following the developments closely. dozens of wildfires raging in the south, most fueled by arson, drought, and dry conditions. some 80,000 acres have been destroyed and firefighters from as far away fighting these flames. the thick smoke is not only unhealthy, it makes it difficult to fight the fires from air. >> we have to wear masks and send people out there to take a look at it, and that can sometimes decisions take days if you don't have aircraft. >> that was in tennessee, but take a look at this satellite picture from above georgia. wildfires here, a haze hangs across a wide area. wildfires in north georgia are getting dangerously close to the atlanta area, and the air quality is listed as unhealthy
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the air sirchbt isn't expected to clear up until at least thursday. >> some powerful images there. and the medical examiner released autopsy results for keith scott, a man shot to death by police officers in charlotte, north carolina. the report shows keith was shot once in the back, once in the stomach, and once in the arm. toxicology tests found several drugs in his system, including convulse scott's death spark the nights ants. of rioting in charlotte. police main taped he had a gun. the family disputed that. the incident remains under investigation. and the michigan police officer who displayed a confederate flag at a political rally has resigned. officer michael peters was off duty when he drove the truck with the flag to the love trumps hate event. the officer still faces a criminal investigation. now for our attempt at trying to make sure we all realize our politics are not as contentious as they can be
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fist acuffs breaking out among lawmakers in ukraine. >> action from yesterday's session in parliament. one accusing his colleague of corroborating with russia. >> oh! >> decides, that's it, i had enough! and that is the result. >> well, he just does it with such grace. >> it's almost like, i really don't want to do this. please don't make me punch you in the face. >> but i'm >> order restored, but just moments later, they went at it again. both lawmakers got a tongue lashing for their actions. one wound up leaving the chambers. as you can see, cooler heads prevailed for now. apparently, connor mcgregor sent that guy a message saying, nice job. >> so this apparently happens on a pretty regular basis there. i wonder if, you know, maybe it's productive. they just get it over with and they're like, okay. >> yeah.
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ahead and make policy. >> the bill was passed. it was all about the prices of lunch meals, but still. all right. coming up, keeping your kids safe online. >> if you think parental controls are working, think again. hear what you need to know about how these preteens were able to bypass that whole rated pg firewall. and new guidelines for who should be taking statins now includes nearly everyone over 40 do remember to check out our behind the scenes pacifics on instagram. there's something you posted there this morning. >> a little behind the scenes. >> clip of something?
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producer brian's favorite moment. you're running out of time folks. this is the super moon. the peak was yesterday morning just before 9:00 a.m. eastern time. but it will still be super until about that time this this. >> i have to check it out. i keep forgetting. >> yeah. but if you're like us, stuck in a closed windowless room in a state of depression about life in general -- >> it's not so bad. we're here to help you. >> photos and videos are on the internet to see. >> there you go. >> i'm sure we'll have continuing coverage tomorrow. >> absolutely. protesters against the north
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federal authorities defer a decision on the pipeline wanting to meet with the leaders of the native american tribe who consider the land sacred. the chairman of the standing rock sioux is encouraged by the decision. and a family in pennsylvania has been forced from their home after a giant sinkhole opened up swallowing most of their backyard. everyone made it out safely, they fear they could lose the home they built just 13 years ago. the hole measures 40 feet wide and 30 feet deep. it was apparently caused when an old mine caved in. going to turn important health headline as officials enter new guidelines about statins, which millions of people take to lower their cholesterol. millions of adults with no signs and symptoms of heart disease are being urged to ask their doctors if they should be taking them in the first place. here is abc's linsey davis. >> reporter: new guidelines on stroke and heart attack. the nation's panel of prevent
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americans from 40 to 75 consider statins if you're elevated for heart attack, have high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, or history of smoking. >> these drugs are quite safe for most people in these ages groups. so if you have these risk factors, it's worth talking to your doctor to see if these drugs are right for you. >> reporter: cardiovascular disease is responsible for one in three adult deaths in the u.s. but statins are believed to help reduce that risk. and the guidance from the task force taking a daily statin. and, doctors stress that people without symptoms or a history of cardiovascular disease can still be at risk. lindssey davis, abc news, new york. coming up in the next half hour, convicted killer set to be freed from prison. brendan has been order released from prison by a federal judge. what we're finding out this morning about the new developments in the case. but first, how safe do you think your kids are online?
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those parental controls. we'll give you all the latest. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" continues
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? there's no need to argue parents just don't understand ? ? my parents went away on a week's vacation ? >> so what parents don't understand about what their kids do understand about technology could fill an encyclopedia. >> that's right. if you think the controls keep kids safe, think again. here's abc's t.j. holmes. >> we're about to give these 9 to 13-year-olds a challenge. who is better at technology in your house, kids or the parents? >> kids. >> oh, come on. >> our generation always grew up
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>> reporter: these self-proclaimed experts laugh at strategies their parents put in place to block them from some online content. you all have ways of figuring out your parents' passwords? >> definitely. >> whenever i figure out my parents' phone passwords, i put my thumbprint on it. >> on my mac, i have parental controls, and sometimes turn them off. >> reporter: so how are you able to do that? >> it's the netflix password. >> reporter: so to you guys, >> are not really parental controls. >> reporter: what these kids don't know, we've teamed up with an m.i.t. professor clapford to design an experiment. ten kids against two of the biggest programs out there. one claiming to be the internet's best free parental control app and net nanny that costs $40. >> we're trying to get to the robofun website. >> reporter: the kids get half an hour to get to the website
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the name of the school is helping us with the spearmint. >> it's blocked. >> reporter: first up, one girl, lindsey finds a proxy site which allows you to bypass filters like parental controls. >> there we go. >> word spread like wildfire among the kids and they get through the software to reach our blocked site. >> thank you. >> reporter: this does not surprise our expert. >> so we can assume that if there's some parental control on one computer, if another kid down the street figures it out, you're kid is goi t eventually. >> your kid is going to find out and their friends are going to find out, as well. >> reporter: the second program, net nanny, stumps the kids. >> how to bypass? >> any doubt they would have figured it out in. >> they would have. some were on the right page, literally, the right web page. >> reporter: what about the ability of the programs to block inappropriate content? both programs allowed us to go to the site of a violent game popular with teens. cyber security expert teresa peyton confirms our results.
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on the settings you gave them, but they are always going to be in catch up mode. >> reporter: custodio told us they made changes based on our experiment. it now blocks the proxy site and violent game and even access, advanced technology will still block attempts to access inappropriate content. and net nancy said its unique technology doesn't block a website based on its url. instead, it analyses the content on every page to determine if it meets the safety criteria set by the parents. as for the kids, parents were not surprised. >> most of the kids today have a some flexibility and nimbleless in this technology and they know whenever they hit a barrier they can go around it. >> amazing how they were able to get around that. making it more complicated, programs block sites they need for homework, for example, like they tried to research civil war weapons and it blocked that.
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time now for the time now for "the mix," and nebraska got a surprise a few days ago when they got in the car to realize the man behind the wheel was actually their senator. senator benjamin sassy apparently has been driving an uber all around lincoln, nebraska. he says it's part of a work tour that gets him closer to the common man's experience. the senator says he does a events like changing tires on semi trucks, feeds cattle at 5:00 a.m., a way to interact with the people he's governing and get a perspective on things. >> i hope he got them to the location on time. >> and he says he's not really making any extra cash from it. he's just doing it to chat with people. >> that's cool. neat, indeed. >> not as simple as the aol guy,
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the laziest traveler on the planet, then an australia company has the suitcase for you. check it out. so it's a suitcase that uses your cell phone. it's operated by your cell phone, it follows your cell phone so you don't have to carry your luggage anywhere around. it works in a similar way to.an auto pilot system in many vehicles, including tells la cars. >> heel, suitcase, sit, roll over. >> what about the escalator -- >> oh, there you go. >> oh. does the people mover pretty good. >> i wonder how it does on stares. >> yeah. >> cool. and see the mannequin challenge gaining popularity. >> seen them all. >> like it's dead now, but we found one to end all mannequin challenges. >> it would be tough. >> this was in western australia.
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and check this out. 11,658 people stood still for more than a minute. >> holy cow. >> some of them aren't even breathing. look at the kid taking a half-court shot. >> and what are they all -- they're dabbing, as well? they kid gave up. he just decided not to do anything. even the reporter got -- look at this. you can watch the light as the >> very cool. i got to say, you all win. they did a great job. >> what are they doing. >> 11,000 people. can it be over now? >> no more mannequin challenge? >> no more mannequin challenge. >> okay. >> we complete the block right now be the scene as well in australia here. this koala -- >> oh. >> walks into an accounting office and, well, it really stopped everything in the office.
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mild november weather before reality hits. a ridge of high pressure continues to keep our weather quiet through thursday. highs gradually rise into the middle to upper 60s by late week. a strong area of low pressure slides across the state friday. highs fall, behind this system, into the 40s for the upcoming weekend with lows dipping into the teens and 20s. have a great night. tonight: partly cloudy. wind: nw 5-10. low: 38 tomorrow: some clouds early, then turning mostly sunny. wind: sw 5-15 high: 61 tom. night: mostly clear. wind: nw 5-15. low: 39 wednesday: mostly sunny. high: 60 low: 39 thursday: partly cloudy, mild, and windy. high: 68 low: 46 friday: chance of showers. windy with falling temperatures. high: 60 low: 58 saturday: mostly cloudy, much
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35 mph at times. high: 40 low: 32 sunday: mostly sunny and seasonably co making news in america this making news in america this tuesday morning, air force one touching down overnight. before his final trip overseas, though, president obama answering questions about the election. what he's saying about the president-elect and hinting at what hillary clinton could have done better. as trump's team takes shape, there's some controversy surrou the top adviser who is accused of being anti-semitic, but the position rudy giuliani is now seen as a favorite to get. we have the details. raging wildfires in several states. millions of dollars in damages and the smoke as seen from space. and a giant sinkhole creeps a little too close to this home. and good tuesday morning.

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