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making news in america this friday morning, a surprise announcement overnight from donald trump revealing his pick for secretary of defense and the president-elect's victory lap in ohio with chants of "lock her up" and attacks on the media. plus, trump and clinton campaign staffers clashing face-to-face. deep freeze. a widespread wave of arctic air potentially record-breaking cold. who will get it and when. dangerous drive while on facebook live. one man behind the wheel filming himself weaving through traffic at more than 115 miles an hour. what happened next. jailbird. the story behind this mug shot. a man with a parrot on his shoulder.
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you mean you don't see that every day? good morning, everybody. we've made it to friday. i'm kendis gibson. >> yes, happy friday to you. i'm adrienne bankert in for diane macedo. we begin with president-elect donald trump heaping praise on supporters wrapping up a day-long victory lap with a fiery rally in ohio. >> trump highlighting his agenda bragging about defeating hillary clinton and slamming the media. abc's janai norman is in washington, d.c. with details of what by all appearances was a presidential campaign event. good morning, janai. >> reporter: good morning, adrienne and kendis. so his first stop was in indiana to talk about saving jobs there, though he didn't save all the jobs the company carrier planned to ship to mexico, about 1,300 still being sent across the border. if the 17 days trump spent campaigning in ohio after clinching the nomination was the road show, this was the reunion. >> i love you, ohio. this is a great place.
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>> reporter: in cincinnati mapping out a broad agenda that includes tax reform, repealing and replacing obamacare and focusing more on inclusion. >> we denounce all of the hatred. we're going to come together. we have no choice. >> reporter: the president-elect condemning bigotry and prejudice but just as quickly going back to some of his most controversial campaign rhetoric seen by some as just that. >> we will construct a great wall at the border. >> reporter: to his controversial stance on muslims entering the u.s. >> people are pouring in from regions of the middle east. we have no idea who they are, where they come from. >> reporter: gloating in his win over hillary clinton, the president-elect smiling as supporters chanted to lock her up. >> we did have a lot of fun fighting hillary, didn't we? [ cheers and applause ] [ chanting "lock her up" ] >> reporter: earlier in the day in indiana where mike pence is still governor, trump and the vice president-elect talking
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about the deal to keep about a thousand jobs in a carrier manufacturing plant in indianapolis in return for $7 million in tax incentives. trump saying he sent a very loud message to companies wanting to leave. >> there will be consequences meaning they will be taxed very heavily at the border if they want to leave, fire all their people, leave. >> reporter: and senator bernie sanders criticizing the deal saying carrier took trump hostage and won, adding the president-elect signaled to corporations they can now threaten to offshore jobs in exchange for tax incentives. kendis and adrienne. >> all right, janai norman live in washington, thank you so much. we'll be hearing more about the campaign rallies but donald trump also using this particular rally to make a big announcement revealing his pick to head the pentagon. >> trump says he's naming retired marine general james mattis as secretary of defense calling him the closest thing we have to george patton. a defense secretary, though,
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must be out of uniform for at least seven years. he retired in 2013 so congress would have to waive that requirement in order to get him confirmed. one more note, new jersey governor chris christie may be interested in becoming the next chairman of the republican national committee. donald trump's transition team is reportedly encouraging christie to go for that job to replace reince priebus who will be the next white house chief of staff. now, the rnc role would put christie in a high-profile position, and it doesn't require confirmation from the senate. >> the trump campaign has filed an objection to the election recount in michigan delaying it from getting under way today. instead state election officials will hear arguments from trump's attorneys including a claim that the petition was not properly signed. green party candidate jill stein who kicked off the recount called the objection shameful. recount efforts in wisconsin started yesterday. a long simmering feud between staffers from the clinton and trump presidential campaigns came to a boil overnight erupting in a war of words. >> this has been a very personal
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campaign season. during a post-election forum at harvard last night, clinton spokesperson jen palm eerie accused the trump campaign of using racism, sexism and fearmongering to garner votes, a charge that did not sit well with campaign manager kellyanne conway. >> i would rather lose than win the way you guys did. >> no, you wouldn't, no, you wouldn't. >> yes. >> that's clear to me. no, you wouldn't respectfully. i'm sorry. how exactly did we win? go for it, jen. how exactly did we win? i'd like to know. because i spent the last four months of my life to do it, excuse me, and we did it. >> video of that exchange, we only have the audio right now, is going to come out this weekend. they did agree on one issue, both blaming the media for what they called unfair coverage of the candidates. well, from that heated back and forth to an arctic blast that is coming to parts of the nation with some states about to see temperatures below zero, even before winter begins. accuweather's paul williams has the details. good morning, paul. >> good morning to you, kendis. adrienne. we have a low pressure system
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that's going to bring about very gusty winds coming out of the northwest. now we're expecting the highs near the norm for this time of year but they'll drop drastically. with gusty winds and feel like 10 to 15 degrees below the norm for this time of the year. for the weekend a double dose of high pressure that is going to literally stairstep the cold air from canada right across portions of the northeast. so it's going to dramatically change things, and the dry air is going to make it feel colder as well. adrienne, kendis. >> ooh, paul, thank you. it's like feel the brrr a massive cleanup is under way after a deadly storm swept through parts of the south. more than 30 twisters confirmed in eight states. at least seven deaths have been reported, four in tennessee, three in alabama. gusty winds damaged homes and toppled trees knocking out power to thousands. and a miracle from the storm in tennessee. amber newman just days from her delivery date hid in her bathroom during the storm. her house tossed in the air and flipped several times before landing more than 200 feet away.
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rescue crews took her to the hospital where little ava was delivered. >> she's the best baby in the world. she's so quiet and sweet. she really doesn't cry. >> we had 20 injured and one brand-new life. lord works in mysterious ways. >> a lot of tears of joy there. mother and baby doing well. a friend posting on facebook that the family lost everything and really needs baby items especially clothes. also in the south at least 11 people now confirmed dead from those historic wildfires in tennessee. the flames raging across the great smoky mountains and tourist city of gatlinburg. officials estimating that 700 homes and businesses have been destroyed. dozens have been treated for injuries, as well. now, rain delivered some relief but fire officials caution that the region remains vulnerable because of months of drought. on the west coast today marks one year since the shooting rampage in san bernardino, california. the inland empire region is remembering the 14 people who were killed. the makeshift memorial erected
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after the massacre is still there. you can see it there. there will also be church services, a charity bike ride and the dedication of a peace garden at a local pledge campus. the obama administration has come out in favor of having women register for the military draft. the white house says as more women become incorporated into the male dominated military, it only makes sense they should be required to register for the draft just as men do. the national christmas tree in washington is now officially lit. for the first time president obama threw the switch at the white house. it was his eighth time at the ceremony and the 94th ceremony overall. >> he was accompanied by first lady michelle obama and lady michelle obama and daughter sasha. performers at the the ceremony included james taylor, marc anthony, garth brooks and chance the rapper. a veritable melting pot of music. still ahead, he has an estimated net worth of more than $3 billion and now this ceo
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a case of road rage. investigators say mcknight was standing near his car at an intersection outside new orleans when another driver opened fire. mcknight died at the scene. the shooter surrendering to police. mcknight played for the jets and chiefs and in college for usc. what could have been another tragic outcome in a long string of deadly school shootings ended with just one bullet fired and nobody injured. a 15-year-old boy walked into a classroom at his utah middle school armed with two guns and threatening students. amazingly the boy's own parents were the ones who disarmed him. police say they rushed to the school after noticing he was acting strangely. then realized he had broken into their gun safe. they fear he had taken the weapons to school. they were right. thankfully nobody was hurt. the teen is now in custody. hundreds attended vigils last night for a washington state police officer killed in the line of duty. jake gutierrez shot during a domestic violence call as he walked up the stairs to talk with the suspect.
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gutierrez described as a model officer with experience handling such calls. the ceo of starbucks is stepping aside. howard schultz will turn over the day-to-day operations of the chain to his hand-picked successor. and concentrate on building a new starbucks lineup. high-end stores with $12 cups of coffee. under his leadership starbucks grew to 25,000 stores in 75 countries. earning him a $3 billion fortune. >> i would love to know the formula for that $12 coffee. >> there's a little speck of gold. >> just dusted with gold. when we come back a possible break in the case of a mail bomb blowing up in a man's face. the footage of a man police want to talk to. a man speeding and streaming live on facebook. this can't end well, can it? the rest of the world fades away.ou...
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take a look at this image. fog covering part of florida's sunshine skyway bridge in tampa. it was shut down both ways for several hours yesterday because of all that fog. as for your friday morning road conditions, wet roads in the northwest around i-90 and wet roads all over texas and expect slippery conditions around the great lakes. new harrowing details are emerging about the ordeal of sherri papini. >> thousand, she says that she was held against her will for weeks, abducted while she was jogging. she was chained and beaten. her hair cut off. in an exclusive interview with "20/20," her husband, keith, says the two women who released sherri were the ones who also kidnapped her at gunpoint. their motive still unknown. keith talks about the moment sherri was set free. >> they kind of pushed her out of the vehicle, and she at this point has no idea where she's at and then ran to the freeway. she screamed so much, she said
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she was coughing up like blood from the screaming trying to get somebody to stop. >> keith papini says that he's still wrestling with the guilt of not being able to help his wife. his exclusive interview airs tonight on "20/20." a florida man is in custody after holding 11 people at gunpoint threatening to kill them inside a credit union. investigators say he walked into the jacksonville building with his dog demanding money after an incredibly tense standoff the s.w.a.t. team was able to rush in and rescue the frightened hostages. authorities in philadelphia are searching for a motive and a suspect after a bomb attack that left one man injured. the person who delivered the makeshift device was caught on camera and they're now trying to track him down. here's abc's linsey davis. >> reporter: this morning, philadelphia police, the fbi and the bureau of explosives are searching for this man, a person of interest who dropped off a package they say contained a homemade explosive device that left a man with serious injuries.
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>> this person did, in fact, drop this parcel at that location. >> reporter: in this newly released surveillance video believed to be related to the package bombing incident last week, you can see the man put something on the doorstep and then casually walk down the treat for several blocks. police describe the man as possibly asian, late teens to early 30s, wearing a lumberjack elmer fudd style hat with ear flaps down and a baseball hat underneath. police have not yet found a motive but say the package was addressed to 60-year-old jim alden. in this photo from his hospital bed, you can see injuries from the shrapnel on his face, chest and arms. linsey davis, abc news, new york. a rhode island man is recovering after a horrific car crash that played out on social media. the man live streamed himself on facebook recklessly speeding through traffic at 115 miles an hour. of course, he lost control. this is along route 6 plowing into the back of a garbage truck
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barreling across three lanes and then slamming into the barrier there. you see the result. >> at least he survived after that stunt. former astronaut buzz aldrin is in stable condition in a new zealand hospital. the 86-year-old was visiting the south pole as a tourist when he became ill. his assistant posting several photos showing aldrin touring the u.s. research base on the antarctic coast. the assistant says he's in good spirits. the second man to walk on the moon has had a very active schedule in recent months living it up. >> i would say so hitting the south pole. it's not unusual to see jail birds in mug shots but not this kind. this suspect had brought his parrot to court not knowing he'd be arrested for violating the terms of his release on multiple misdemeanor charges. when he was booked he said he left the pet outside and asked to get it, and the court deputy agreed. the parrot was picked up shortly by a friend. the bird's owner stayed in jail. >> but i still don't understand why you get to take a picture with the bird on your shoulder. >> because it's cool. >> okay.
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well, the cowboys' winning streak lives on barely. dallas trailing in the fourth on thursday night football when quarterback dak prescott found dez bryant for an eight-yard touchdown. >> minnesota then answering with a touchdown of its own. you see it here but the two-point conversion attempt failed and dallas hung on for its 11th consecutive win. they're winning, folks, 17-15. >> oh, yes, fans rejoice. up next in "the pulse," the cost of holiday cheer. how much are those gifts in the 12 case of christmas this year. and someone just bought the house from "full house" and he already knows his way around it.
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more than last year. >> that's way too much math this early in the morning. >> it is. >> pnc bank has been calculating the cost for 30 years and found this year's total is $156,508. the biggest increase was in the two turtle doves up more than 29%. >> because it's hard to find them actually, but 8 of the 12 gifts didn't increase in price at all this year. so much for inflation. >> good thing too because i sure needed eight maids a milking. two of hollywood's hottest stars are having a blast drumming up publicity for their upcoming film in talking about chris pratt lurking behind you there as well as jennifer lawrence by sharing some lopsided selfies. jennifer's beautiful face never made the cut. sometimes you see a part of her. even the back of her head there. >> yeah, in another shot we barely see her lips and hand as she drinks a glass of water. how long will this pranking go on? only time will tell because eventually somebody will say enough is enough. show us the pretty girl. well, loyal fans of the
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sitcom "full house" can rest easy. their san francisco home will stay in the family. >> the actual victorian house that served as a backdrop for the popular show went on sale this summer. >> it was finally scooped up by "full house" creator jeff franklin for about $4 million. >> a steal in san francisco. >> franklin repainted the front door red as the tanner family would want. >> the three-bedroom property built in 1883 and later restored to look like the plans and franklin plans to renovate it again and rent it out. >> i don't like that. i think that's wrong. >> i think it's a great idea. more news after this. >> it's a classic house. it's like historic. it's like historic.
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good morning, south bay, let's get going. >> good morning, 4:30 club. it is friday, december 2nd. >> i am natasha zouves. >> i am reggie aqui. >> jessica castro is here and meteorologist mike nicco but we start with alexis smith. there is a real problem on bart. >> we have issues for east bay riders. if you travel between mcarthur station and richmond there is limited service. we talked to bart officials. they have a disabled maintenance vehicle on the tracks. the wheel came off of the disabled vehicle. they are working on removing the vehicle. they will have to inspect the tracks. bart is suggesting you seek alternate transportation this morning. we will look at this in a few. a crew is on the way to the
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scene. but, first, meteorologist mike nicco? >> very breezy during the overnight hours. it kept the temperatures up. we will look at the winds overlaid on live doppler hd. can you see how dry it is. we are gusting from 18 in hayward to 32 in fairfield to 21 in san francisco, and you can see the ferry buildings, with temperatures in the mid-30s to low 50s through 7:00. we will hang out in the mid-to-upper 50s with total sunshine and the breezes taper in the evening. i will look at the welcome forecast. >> another bay area mayor is reacting to president-elect donald trump's response to going after sanctuary cities. matt? all the police department can be an intimidating today, the san garcia is making sure that everyone knows his department
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stands on immigration enforcement. he will be joined by a last leaders here, community leaders, city leaders including the mayor liccardo who shared his thoughts after the election saying people in san jose are concerned changes in immigration rules or enforcement could separate families while others are afraid it will start registries for muslims. they will enforce laws against anyone committing a crime and local police do not involve themselves with federal enforcement. there is an office of myth -- immigrant affairs. we will hear more at news conference at 11:00 a.m. >> the 51 house democrats you are asking president obama to make it harder for president-elect donald trump to institute a muslim registry when he takes office. this is a copy of the letter they sent to the president urging him to dismantle the framework for the registry. it was launched in

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