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making news in america this morning -- recount battle. president-elect donald trump lashing out on social media, making claims about voter fraud that experts are calling stunning and baseless, as hillary clinton joins the recount movement. the dictator's death. cuba begins its final farewell to fidel castro. the somber streets of havana where a memorial starts in hours. david muir is in cuba with the latest. a major winter storm hitting right now. dumping several feet of snow in some areas. we'll tell you where it's heading next. and cybermonday. where to find the best deals and a little known secret. how to get a bigger discount with some retailers.
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good monday morning, everyone. hope you had a nice holiday weekend. we're going to get started with donald trump's twitter rampage. he was railing against the recount effort under way in three battleground states. >> yes, after a thanks giving break in florida, trump is back in new york gearing up for another day of meetings as he considers more cabinet picks. the president-elect spent much of yesterday sending a barrage of tweets, taking aim at hillary clinton's campaign and launching explosive allegations of voter fraud. this morning, donald trump seething on social media. a series of tweets from the president-elect, saying serious voter fraud in virginia, new hampshire, and california. so why isn't the media reporting on this? serious bias. big problem. and i won the popular vote. if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally. that, so far, unsubstantiated. trump providing no proof. it comes after green party
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candidate jill stein is forcing a recount in wisconsin. now, hillary clinton's campaign joining the effort. which could expand to michigan and pennsylvania. clinton lost those three states by just over 100,000 votes. it's unlikely a recount would change that. trump calls the recount effort a scam. adding so much time and money will be spent. same result. sad. trump himself spent months warning the election would be tainted. >> it's a rigged election. believe me. and we know it's a rigged system. 1.8 million dead people are registered to vote. >> reporter: team clinton saying their own investigators have not uncovered any actionable evidence of hacking or outside attempts to alter the voting technology. but they'll participate in the recount. a decision bernie sanders supports. >> it's a legal right. not a big deal. i don't think anybody, secretary clinton or anybody else, thinks there will be profound changes. >> reporter: overnight,
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clinton's lawyers saying we're being attacked for participating in an election recount we didn't ask for. and kellyanne conway calling this side sore losers. trump's team saying he's having regular conversations with president obama. one that lasted 45 minutes on saturday. now to our other main story. the reaction to the death of former cuban leader fidel castro. workers have been preparing hava havana's revolution square, where a series of tributes will take place. >> nine days of official mourning now under way across cuba. thousands of cubans expected to sign a condolence book in the square today. abc's david muir is in havana. >> reporter: all across havana, we noticed the flags at half staff. the cubans honoring their long-time leader. and on the streets of the capital, the cuban people mourning fidel castro who defied ten u.s. presidents for half a century. he took power on new year's day 1959, promising democracy.
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but soon throwing opponents in jail. there were executions. silencing newspapers. and taking over all u.s. businesses here. signing a pact with the soviet union. the u.s. would respond with sanctions. president kennedy approving the invasion of cuban exiles entering at the bay of pigs. it failed. castro won. 11 million people live here in cuba making just $20 a month. by some estimates, just 5% have internet access in their homes. on the streets, something else. the american tourists. there are now more of them here than there have been in decades. this group from california. what do you hope for the cuban people? >> i hope to see them have a better life. have -- be open. more open and more happy. experience more. be able to travel outside of the cuba and see other people. see how other people live. and enjoy life a little bit more, right? >> reporter: a nation numb,
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after living nearly 50 years under castro's rule. at havana university, the young people chanting fidel. cuba, just 90 miles away from florida. and in the u.s., a much different scene. in little havana, many of the cuban-americans who escaped castro, or whose parents or grandparents did, are now relieved. and for so many of those families, now hope for a better relationship with cuba without fidel castro. david muir, abc news. elian gonzalez became the face of the u.s.-cuba relations as a child. he survivored a perilous trip to florida by boat, his mother dying on that journey. >> this is the image many people remember. an armed then 6-year-old taking the boy from his miami relatives. fasco pushed for gonzalez's return to cuba. now, at age 22, he calls castro
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a father figure who became a friend. >> translator: fidel began to be that father like all who start off as fathers. the difficult thing is for a father to become a friend. >> gonzalez says he last spoke with castro a few years ago. he's since become a member of cuba's ruling communist party. >> cuban tourism is up 12% in the first half of this year. starting today, american airlines will fly there from miami. as with united from newark and delta from atlanta. those bring the total number of daily flights to more than 100. the syrian rebels have now lost all of northeastern aleppo. overnight, syrian government forces capturing another key neighborhood of the country's second largest city. it's the biggest setback for the opposition in four years. it sent thousands of civilians fleeing to areas of aleppo. the u.s. congress is look to
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push through a $6.3 billion medical policy initiative before the session ends. the 21st century cures act would promote new medical ideas and research from the federal government. the main goal would be to send funding to the fda and nional institutes of health. to approve new drugs and medical devices. we all need it. right? drenching rains making their way east after hitting the west coast this weekend. the storms meant fresh snow across the west. resorts in the southern california mountains were aided by several inches of powder. california's sierra nevada receiving up to two feet of snow yesterday. skiers and snowboarders happy about that. thousands of people heading to resorts for skiing and snowboarding. more snow expected in the western mountain ranges today as well as the dakotas. the forecast also calling for showers from seattle to northern california. donald trump has swapped his famous make america great hat for one with a more timely message. >> trump boarding his plane in
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west palm beach sporting a new red hat. this one says usa on the front and the number 45 is embroidered on the side. a nod to his upcoming inauguration. as the nation's 45th president. some might say a symbolic swipe at the recount effort. others saying he is, indeed, number 45. >> he's getting used to the number. still ahead, how to win super bowl tickets for life. >> yeah, that sounds kind of nice. plus, sales without the crowds. it's cybermonday. the best deals. and a freak weather event called thunder asthma that's already being blamed for several deaths. the apartment building where the fire was. when things like this happen, i think you find a new perspective on life. hi. red cross put us in a hotel so we were able to stay together. we're strong and,
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if we overcame that or if we can overcome that, we can overcome anything, so. [ sniffle ]
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we're getting a new look this morning at the devastation
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left behind by major flooding in northwest italy. hundreds of people have been displaced after days of torrential rain. more severe weather is forecast for the region in coming days. in northern california, a reward is being offered for the capture of two men from the santa clara county jail. the men broke out by sawing through the bars of the cell and rappelling down from bed sheets. the section of the jail where the escape went down was built if the 1950s and has no security camera. both men were being held on multiple felony charges. also in california this morning, we're hearing the emergency call from the moment police found that california mother who had been missing for three weeks. sherri papini was discovered early thanksgiving morning. she jumped out of a car on a rural road outside sacramento. her wrists where chained. she had been beaten. >> advises she can hear a female screaming in here. >> advising she is heavily
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battered and it is confirmed kidnapping. >> i have a phone number for you. i need you to call her husband. >> investigators are examining papini's clothing and chains for dna evidence. they're hoping she can provide information on her alleged kidnappers once she recovers. >> oh, my goodness. that story is crazy. on this cybermonday, shoppers are expected to spend $3 billion. where are the best deals? target is offering discounts off already deeply discounted prices. amazon is offering deep discounts on electronics. walmart already sold out of a tv. 43% of cell phone users say they'll use them to shop today. mobile shopping from phones and tablets was responsible for $1.2 billion on black friday. that's the first time over $1 billion. >> and a lot of airline companies as well do a cybermonday deal.
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>> i definitely do a lot on my phone. >> keep an eye out. when we come back, a shooting rampage on new orleans historic bourbon street. new details on the investigation and the search for the shooters. and new vaccine that scientists say could be the final nail in the coffin for hiv. remember 2007? smartphones? o m g ten years later, nothing's really changed. it's time to snap out of it. hello moto. snap on a jbl speaker. put a 70" screen on a wall. get a 10x optical zoom. get excited world. hello moto. moto is here. the new moto z with motomods. save up to $400 when you trade in your old phone and switch to verizon. let's just get a sandwich or something. "or something"? you don't just graduate from medical school, "or something."
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delays most likely in salt lake city, dallas, chicago, memphis, and houston. a frightening scene as gunfire erupted in the french quarter of new orleans this weekend. >> a horrible scene. a 25-year-old man celebrating his birthday was killed. and nine others were injured. all the victims were innocent bystanders. not the intended target. the manhunt is under way for two gunmen who got into an argument and started shooting. a rare condition called thunderstorm asthma is being blamed for the deaths of six people in australia. experts say it's triggered when unusually high rye grass becomes soaked and exploded, sending tiny particles of pollen straight into the lungs. that sounds terrifying. health experts say the development of a new vaccine
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could be the final nail in the coffin for hiv. a stud do will be conducted in south africa, where more than 1,000 people are infected every day with hiv. scientists say even in the vaccine is moderately effective, it could ease the burden of the disease in countries with especially high rates of hiv infections. bud light has started a promotion that seems to be straight out of willy wonka and the chocolate factory. instead of golden tickets. beer drinkers are on the lookout for gold cans of bud light. >> those who find them have a chance to win a pair of super bowl tickets for life. while the strike gold campaign does say for life, the small prinlt says up to 51 years. >> oh. >> i'll take it. the grand prize drawing is mid january. >> it doesn't netsdsly say how far up in the nose bleeds your seats are. >> no i'm pretty sure they give
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you good tickets. speak of football, the it's the packers against the eagles tonight in philadelphia. >> as for some of yesterday's nfl drama, we get the highlights from espn. good morning, america. if you're up now, which you are, because you're watching me, you might not have been up late last night. you missed one of the best nfl football games of the year. chiefs and broncos. it's in overtime. broncos have a chance to win the game. it's a really long field goal. if you miss, you give the other team really good field position. mcmanis does mis. that gives the chiefs some time to get in field goal range themselves, which they do. cairo santos. first brazilian born nfl kirk in nfl history. played high school football in florida. went to tulane. the 25-year-old wins the game. off the upright and through. chiefs beat the broncos late last night. earlier in the day, derek
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carr and the raiders. home to the panthers. panthers had a furious comeback. so now, the raiders tied at 32-32, carr to michael crabtree. janikowski if i cans a field goal. raiders by three. time for the panthers to tie or twin game. fourth and ten. cam newton looking long. but khalil mack had an unbelievable game for the raiders. they win. 9-2. tied for the patriots. >> raider nation celebrating. up next in "the pulse." rogue one tickets going on sale overnight. a newly wed couple's first dance in traffic. the story behind that. a parent i changed as a person, drastically. ♪ i tried hard to quit smoking. ♪ but when we brought our daughter home
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it is your monday morning "pulse." it's starting with the cost of sooiber monday. one estimate of the cost of lost productivity is at almost $500 million. >> 49% of employees say they'll be shopping at work. most say they'll wait until lunch break. 8% said they'll do it in a conference call. 3% said they'll do it during a meeting. >> taking time away there their facebook time to do it in a meeting. >> good moipoint. >> i would be down for that. a little known secret, right? retailers do not like unclosed deals. if you leave items in your cart, some stores will e-mail you additional coupons. that is so true. and you get ads on facebook all the time based on what you searched.
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>> guilt douz duz that to me. well, today is the day. the star wars gift keeps on giving. tickets are now on sale for "rogue one" a star wars story. >> "rogue one" goes back to the time taking place between episodes three and four. lucasfilm has released a new trailer. >> the force is strong. >> tell me you a backup plan. >> again, tickets went on sale at midnight. fans already reporting most prime seats have been snachd up. the movie hits theaters december 16th. okay this is romantic in a way. finally, a couple proving that they know how to roll with the bunches even though they have only been married a couple of days. >> so, there they are. take a look. they're sharing their first
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dance. looks row maptic. the lighting and all of that. that's in the middle of a highway in ohio. they were on their way to the reception when they got stuck in traffic. >> an accident closed the road. they were stranded for about an hour. event eventually they got to the reception. kind roef mans on the road. at the same time, i'm thinking i don't want to be in traffic on my wedding day. >> i'm curious what sort of songs they played. well, congrats any way. oh, look. ...another anti-wrinkle cream in no hurry to make anything happen. neutrogena® rapid wrinkle repair works... ...in one week. with the... fastest retinol formula available. it's clinically proven to work on fine lines and... ...even deep wrinkles. "one week? that definitely works!" rapid wrinkle repair. and for dark spots, rapid tone repair. neutrogena®. "see what's possible."
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and i take my job seriously. while i'm busy watching the game, i need your help keeping an eye on the stands. if you see something that doesn't look quite right, tell a law enforcement official. we all play an important role in protecting our communities, and you can help. if you see something suspicious, say something to local authorities. [ crowd cheering ]
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>> good morning, south bay are let's get going. this is abc7 mornings. >> welcome back on monday november 28. i am natasha zouves. >> i am reggie aqui in between the holidays. i am in between our friends, we have jessica castro and sue hall on traffic and meteorologist mike nicco having to puts on the windshield wed. >> yes, sometimes drizzle and sometime as shower. it will be wet everywhere. the day planner shows through 7:00, there is wet weather and it will taper by noon with clouds to partly sunny with temperatures in the mid-to-upper 50s and they are cleaning the camera. it is rain on the golden gate bridge. not so impressive as the wet weather you will find this morning. be ready. here is sue. >> yes, it is slick. be careful.
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we have a couple of accidents. this is a look at emeryville, the eastbound direction with the message lights. a truck flipped to the right side of the rail and damaged the rail. that is happening now. they are repairing the guardrail. they have to get the truck out of there. it is in the reverse commute direction. >> thank you. oakland police believe they have detained the person with stole a car and crashed it this morning. this happened at 1:15 near the coliseum bart station. the driver hit several other cars before slamming into a pole. the wrecked car was stolen. the driver was taken to the hospital. >> now to the donald trump transition. all the president-elect donald trump meeting with more potential cabinet picks in new york. among the candidates is the transition team point person for financial policy, paul atkins, a republican member of the securities and exchange
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commission. election officials meet in wisconsin to talk of the recounts plans. phone grown party candidate jill stein has raised enough to refund a recount in wisconsin and pennsylvania and less tha $800,000 away from the goal in michigan. california is calling for six battleground states to hold off on certifying election results. the national association of voting association said letters went to "close," states with unprecedented discrepancies between exit polls and final vote count. >> i don't think this has anything to do with the candidates. this is the american people wanting to know what will happened in the 2016 election. >> president-elect donald trump had this to say on twitter, serious voter fraud in virginia, new hampshire and california so why isn't the media reporting on this? serious bias, big problem.

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