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>> reporter: some students barricading themselves inside classrooms, piling up chairs
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fire trucks race in to treat the wounded. >> i need a medic as soon as possible. severe bleeding out of some of them. >> reporter: 11 patients rushed to the hospital with injuries of stab wounds and from being hit with the car. one in critical condition. >> police cars, the most seen in my entire life. >> reporter: fbi agents arrive with tactical units as well as s.w.a.t. team and a bomb squad. .this terrifying warning, law enforcement says parents should not call students who may be on campus because their loved ones could be in hiding. a ringing phone could give them away. then in late morning, the all-clear. >> try to keep everybody calm, they did a good job. i love my students. >> reporter: as authorities continue to investigate the crime scene, they now believe the sole perpetrator at the scene was artan, the student behind the wheel of this car and are praising that campus officer, now identified as
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the suspect down in less than a minute. >> our officer was on scene in less than a minute and he ended the situation in less than a minute. he engaged the suspect, and he eliminated the threat. >> reporter: and that officer is 28 years old and has been with the campus police force for less than two years. authorities saying his quick action may have saved lives. alex perez, abc news, columbus, ohio. one more note. investigators are paying close attention to the suspect's facebook post just before the attack. he said here, quoting, i can't take it anymore, america, stop interfering with other countries, especially the muslim, especially the uma. the uma is the muslim word that refers to people. he says, we are not weak, we are not weak, remember that. law enforcement said the attacker was not known to the fbi before yesterday. neighbors say he was always polite and attended daily prayer services at a mosque. overseas now where syria government forces are making major gains in the rebel-held city of aleppo. government troops now control nearly half of the city as rebel defenses collapse. thousands of residents have been evacuated as the fighting
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a rebel defeat in aleppo would be a major turning point in the syrian civil war. back here at home, health officials in northern california are trying to figure out whether a community thanksgiving dinner led to three deaths and at least eight illnesses, all victims lived in the same assisted living facility and ate the free thanksgiving meal at the american legion hall. it's not clear what caused the death and illnesses. than a hundred stories to the top of one world trade center is at it again, this time, justin kaskeo is posting his escapades on youtube. this makes me nervous watching. he can be seen dangerously dangling from sky scrapers in manhattan. the video shows how justin makes his way through construction sites to get to secured buildings. law enforcement experts are
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safety. >> the problem is he's, you know, thousands of feet in the air. you can't tempt gravity that many times and expect to survive. >> okay. justin was arrested when he scaled one world trade center two years ago, but he's just turned 18, and so he could face more serious charges. where are his parents? >> not sure that's right at any age. >> where's mom and dad? wow. you may remember the infamous case of boatty mcboat face. it's a popular research the name. >> someone suggested boaty mcboatface, receiving the most support because it's funny. well, take two. >> so this is a salt spreader in the town near manchester, england. >> oh, gosh. >> officials are seeking suggestions for names. some early contenders are -- >> are you okay? >> usane salt and gritter garbo.
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>> other contenders include gritny spears and gritty mcgritface. they are taking suggestions until tomorrow. >> keep them coming. i can't think off the top of my head there. >> the gritmeister. what's that thing? the zamboni. >> yeah. >> could be called the -- >> that's for ice. >> the gritboni? i don't know. zamboni, trying to merge the words. anyways, coming up -- >> all right. >> i apologize. keeping yourself safe on the jogging trail. frightening stories of abductions making headlines recently. what every woman needs to know before setting out on a solo run. how millions of americans shopping from the safety of their homes have broken sales records for this year's cyber monday. and the sales are not over yet as cyber monday stretches into cyber week. but first, here's a look at today's temperatures. "world news now" weather
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misery. let's end this. we're back we're back with a happy holiday tradition from sweden. the burning goat. a large straw goat is constructed for every christmas at the center of the town there, but it never last too long. obviously, it has become somewhat of an unwelcome tradition that someone burns a large structure to the ground before it is this year, it lasted less than a day. merry christmas, swede.. >> that's terrible. an american holiday tradition this year is now one for the record books. >> after record breaking cyber monday sales, the deep discounts are being extended, you guessed it, into cyber week because they had to give you another deal. here's abc's rebecca jarvis. >> reporter: a cyber monday for the record books. rather than rushing to stores, shoppers racing online. overall, sales expected to top
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amazon experiencing its best cyber monday in history. >> this is the day when you see site-wide sales. >> reporter: still going 60-75% off at the children's place. 50% off at banana republic, gap and old navy. plus, more sales ahead. >> it's actually better to wait to buy things like toys, tools, hardware, gift cards until the middle of december. so if if you can wait, the prices are better as we get closer to christmas. by clearing your internet history to be sure you're getting the best deal. pl plus, double-check promo codes on-sites like retail me not to get additional discounts on top of the special. it's a great time to shop travel deals, there are tickets to shows and vacations packages up to 70% off. rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. >> so tempting, wow. coming up, staying safe while jogging alone. >> before and after work hours
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"world news now" continues
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welcome back. the case of that california mother and other cases allegedly abducted while jogging alone has many women now thinking twice about lacing up and hitting the pavement. >> there are steps you can take. to keep yourself safe. here is abc's becky worely.
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for an afternoon jog. >> chp is advising she is heavily battered. and it is confirmed -- >> reporter: 34-year-old sherri papini says she was snatched by two attackers while running near her california home. the mother of two missinger for three weeks before escaping. >> when you run alone, you're vulnerable. >> reporter: this summer alone, this 30-year-old strangled on a trail she took every day. vanessa path behind her mother's house. and alley ruther shot and killed in broad daylight. all three women simply out for a jog when they were attacked. >> it's just you, and you don't have any protection. >> reporter: sophie lemaer is the founder of tough cookies, a jogging group founded on the theory on trails and roads there's safety in numbers. >> no one's going to attempt anything when you have a group. you can relax, enjoy the run, focus on the workout, and not be constantly on the lookout. >> reporter: what happens if you
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we talked to safety expert jared arthur who gave us a few tips on how to protect yourself on the path. first, ditch the headphones. >> the earlier that i can hear somebody approaching me or that i can see somebody approaching me, then i can respond in a way that's going to give me a better chance to get away to someplace safe. >> reporter: next, avoid baggy clothes and ponytails. >> opt for clothing that's form fitting that doesn't have a hood and opt for hair in a side braid or a low ponytail or tucked up and underneath yr makes it more difficult for somebody to grab ahold of you and drag you into the bushes or take you down to the ground. >> reporter: finally, be prepared to fight back. taking even one self-defense class can seriously increase your safety. you learn how to be better prepared, to pay attention to your surroundings and so listen to your gut. you also learn how to fight back effectively in the worst case scenario. >> reporter: beckry worely, abc news, california. >> great reminders.
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? tuesday morning as you look at this time lapse video ooh a giant banner being unfurled wsh a larger than life lik former cuban president fidel castro ahead of his funeral on sunday. >> many are looking forward with a fresh hope. abc's david muir was there this weekend witnessing those winds of change. >> reporter: the images coming in from havana. the cuban people lining up at the plaza de revolution to respects. fidel castro would address people for hours. but so many cubans we met look to the future, too. we asked this man about the u.s.
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he tells me no one knows. we have to wait and find out. so many wondering if mr. trump will continue the thaw that began with president obama. the teenagers, they tell me the relationship with the u.s. right now is very good. they, too, now waiting. we witnessed that thaw already beginning. our journey back beginning at the havana airport where we learned we would be boardinging the first commercial flight from havana to miami in decades. >> this is the certificate, first flight. >> am i the first to get one? >> you're the first. >> the inaugural certificate. >> a pin for every passenger. >> the american flag and cuban flag here. the first flight from cuba to miami. this is the american airlines flight. you can see people in the
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and videos because this is a historic moment for cuba. >> reporter: when we got to the door of the plane, the cuban flag on the american airlines jet. you can see the cuban flag outside the pilot's window there. the entire crew extremely excited to be a part of the flight. as well as the passengers back in the terminal capturing it all. >> another airlines will be doing the same, united and delta soon. >> it's interesting to see the remembrance, memorializing of fidel castro in cuba. here in this country, of course, celebrations of the death. it's a contrasting picture we'll continue to share with you, of course. that's the news for this half
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breaking news on "world news now." >> mandatory evacuations in tennessee, wildfires growing out of control, taking over one tennessee town near a popular resort. some are trapped in a hotel. we'll talk to them next. this is this morning, the search for answers after an ohio state student rammed fellow students with a car and started attacking others with a knife. authorities trying to determine if terrorism was the motive. and tracking down the truth behind the lines, what's behind the fake news websites that critics say had a major impact on the presidential election. the unlikely breeding ground feeding the websites. it's tuesday, november 29th. from abc news, this is "world news now." good tuesday morning, everyone. so many breaking stories this morning. we're going to start first with tennessee. that's where a quick moving wildfire has torched at least 30
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of gatlinburg. a 16-story hotel is also on fire. >> the wildfire started this afternoon and is currently on the edge of dolly parton's theme park, dollywood. evacuations are under way with cars packing the roads as people try to get out of the popular tourist area. >> and joining us on the phone right now is inside who is inside one of the hotels in gatlinburg, 15-year-old logan we are concerned about you logan because we've been watching all the reports about the fire surrounding the hotel that you're in right now. what's the situation? >> caller: so right now, they actually let us go back, leave the lobby where they had had us this whole time, and they've had us come up to the rooms, but -- because we're on the first floor because they had to break the windows on the upper floors because we were suffocating from the smoke, like, so bad, like,
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suffocating, and, like, we were flat. you had to lay perfectly flat on the ground or the smoke was too thick. we had masks, but it was too thick for the masks. we're in our suite right now, but we're actually -- they had contained the fires, but it looks like it's making its way back up towards us. >> so you're actually seeing out the window or out your balcony this fire coming up? >> looking out the window of the balcony. a there or firefighters, are they surrounding the hotel now? what is the staff telling you? >> caller: we -- we have not heard from any of the staff since they sent us to the room, and the firefighters, i don't even know where they are. i know right before they sent us up to the rooms, they said they
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of the hotel, but i don't see -- i just walked out of my room, and i don't see staff or anyone. i see people sleeping in the lobby, but i do not see staff or firefighters. >> i want to show you a piece of video. this is with when i started becoming concerned about the park vista hotel where logan is. the sous chef posted this, look how close the flames are to the hotel there, and turns the camera around at one point, and you see others there inside the hotel. it is smokey. the flames are right there on top of the hotel. see there are people right in that lobby area. logan, that's the situation that you've been dealing with over the last few hours. i cannot imagine how frightening it is to be there right now. >> yes. it's terrifying, it is. >> and you couldn't evacuate? there's only one road out of town, so with your aunt and cousin, and you have to stay put? >> caller: yes. there's one road to get down the mountain from the hotel, and
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>> well, we are keeping fingers crossed for you and your family, just stay calm, and i know the firefighters have their hands full, but we will hope for the best. thank you so much, logan. >> thank you. >> yeah. and the good news is they're >> supposed to target the fire getting a little bit of rain. so hopefully that helps. zone. >> we have a storm system moving through bringing heavy rain. the second system is expected this evening, so, of course, we'll continue to stay on top of the breaking story from tennessee. other major story now from south am a deadly plane crash in colombia. 81 people were on board the plane chartered by a brazilian club soccer team when it went down on the way to the airport. there were nine crew members on board, and officials say at least five people have been pulled from the wreckage alive. the team posted a video to facebook prior to their departure from brazil. the mayor of their town says
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we, of course, will continue to stay on top of this story. and if that wasn't enough, we have the aftermath of the attack at ohio state university. so many talking about this. the massive school in columbus, ohio, getting back to normal today, classes resuming this morning. >> but there are plenty of questions about the frightening attack there yesterday. investigators are looking into the life of the somalia-born student who went on the attack. abc's kenneth moton has more. >> reporter: good morning. the crime scene takes us, but the active investigation continues at ohio state university. local and federal authorities believe the suspect acted alone, but they are working to figure out if his motive was terror related. confusion and chaos on the campus of ohio state university. >> fire department, this is osu. we have a vehicle that struck several pedestrians. >> reporter: investigators say monday morning, a driver jumped a curb and plowed into several people near the school's engineering building. he got out armed with a butcher
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>> i called people. they were like, don't go to campus. there's an active shooter. >> a heroic campus cop, two years on the forbes, 28-year-old alan harujko opened fire killing the suspect. >> the cop yelled, he charged the cop, and the cop was forced to shoot him. >> reporter: there was no active shooter and the terrifying theme sparked panic. osu students barricaded themselves in classrooms. the university tweeted, active shooter, run, hide, fi >> i ran into a bathroom, luckily, there was just a single stall and i was able to lock myself in there. >> reporter: the attacker, identified as 18-year-old student abdul razak ali artan. the school newspaper said this is the photo of the somalia immigrant and legal u.s. resident. investigators say on social media he was upset about the treatment of muslims, posting on facebook minutes before the attack, i can't take it any more. >> certainly authorities need to treat this as a potential terrorist attack.
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for more clues on his motive. but leaders in the muslim community here spoke out ing people not to jump to conclusions that falsely link this tragic incident to the face of islam. >> thank you. he mentioned there the hero cop who shot and killed the attacker. a school official said 28-year-old ohio state officer ala horujko was at the right place at the right time in order to end the threat quickly. he was in the area where the attack took place, and because of entire incident as it played out and shot the driver in less than a minute after the whole thing started. >> amazing. a recount of the general election could get underway in wisconsin as early as thursday. green party candidate jill stein has until this afternoon to pay $3.5 million to cover the cost. but get this, she's already raised more than $6 million. the recount effort that upset donald trump is targeting pennsylvania and michigan where he was just declared the winner by fewer than 11,000 votes.
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flip all three states to overturn the victory. >> reporter: the president-elect is holding a second meeting today with mitt romney as he continues to weigh his choices for secretary of state. after meeting with another potential pick, retired general david petraeus, trump tweeted that he was very impressed. we get more now from abc's tom llamas. >> reporter: president-elect donald trump summoning a favorite military leader to trump tower, retired general for secretary of state. >> the meeting went very well. was with him for about an hour. he basically walked us around the world, showed a grasp of a variety of the challenges that are out there and some of the opportunities, as well. >> reporter: petraeus, the most famous military commander of his generation, falling from grace after leaking classified information to his mistress, forcing him to resign as director of the cia, a punishment trump said went too far.
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and reputation has been destroyed for doing nothing. >> reporter: meeting comes as trump's senior adviser conway wages a campaign against another candidate for secretary of state, mitt romney, once one of trump's toughest critics. >> donald trump is a phony, a fraud. his promises are as worthless as a degree from trump university. >> reporter: conway says trump supporters would feel betrayed if romney gets the job. >> there was the never trump movement and then there was governor mitt romney. he went out of his way to hurt donald trump. i don't think cost of admission for party unity has to be the secretary of state position. >> reporter: others on team trump push for long time loyal ist rudy giuliani, but -- >> it's going to be a busy week, buckle up. >> reporter: reports that president-elect trump was furious at his former campaign manager, conway, for what she said about mitt romney, but she
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television, she's told the president like that in person, and she's working alongside him and vice president pence and that the reports are completely false. tom llamas, abc news, new york. coming up, the new health alert. a second state is now reporting a homegrown case of the zika virus. beware of what you read on the internet, fake news websites and what's feeding them. refresh remember to check out our behind the scenes pictures on instagram. they are always real. abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." now." ? holy night ?
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the white house says the president will not attend the president of castro friday. thousands of cubans continue to pay respect. schools and government offices are closed and a massive rally planned for today. tomorrow, his ashes begin a three-day procession east across cuba beforbe on sunday. a group of iranians small craft aimed its gun at a u.s. navy helicopter in the strait of hormuz this weekend. the chopper was flying ahead of the uss eisenhower as it headed out of the persian gulf. the defense department official called the move by the iranians unsafe and unprofessional. almost sounds like deja vu. texas reporting its first homegrown case of the zika virus.
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brownsville near the border of mexico, reported no travel to other countries with ongoing zika outbreaks. until now, the only state to report homegrown cases was florida. if you recall, the first state in the u.s. to report another deadly virus, the ebola virus, on u.s. soil was in texas. also from texas, a about bizarre incident at the airport in houston. a female passenger on a united airlines flight opened an emergency door and jumped from the moving plane. the woman was detained by the police as she ran away from the aircraft on the tarmac as the plane arrived from new orleans. the woman is undergoing a mental health evaluation. the district attorney and fbi declining to file charges. now to the strange sight on an australian highway with traffic brought to a standstill by an suv doing reverse donuts after what seemed like a minor collision. the driver was unconscious. one managed to open the door, get in, and apply the hand brake. the driver may have had a medical issue causing that
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coming up in the next half hour, new developments in the mystery kidnapping in california. the mother of two found alive three weeks after vanishing while jogging. what we're now hearing from an eyewitness who found her tied up on the side of the road. >> but, first, the growing number of those so-called fake news websites. unlikely breeding ground feeding them and how they are making jobs of real journalists so much harder. you're watchin now." "world news now" continues after this from our abc
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start with a little bit of poetry. you may recall. it was mark twain who once said start with a little bit of poetry. you may recall.
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around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes. >> the same sentiment could be applied to do -- i can say this word -- proliferation. you sounded so dig phied. >>. >> we are "up all nightline" with juju chang. >> reporter: in one of the most contentious elections in modern history, sensationalized, and at times flat out fake news amplifying partisan rigor across the country. pope francis shocks the world, endorsing donald trump for president. fake. there's this. fbi agent suspected in hillary's leak found dead of apparent murder/suicide from the denver guardian. problem is, there is no such thing as the denver guardian. while medias are brands built on accuracy, rogue websites are reporting misinformation and it's spreading like wildfire online. buzzfeed's craig silverman was
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this problem and has been tracking fake news on the internet for years. buzzfeed uncovered a breeding ground for some of the fake news sites. >> more than a hundred websites in one small town in central macedonia. >> reporter: that's right. macedonia. in particular, veles, an economically depressed city of 45,000. think of it as the the rust belt of the former yugoslav republic. we went to macedonia to see for ourselves. some of the welcomes' creators speak out in the shadows for the first time on television. >> i had 7.5 million views on one article. >> they find a way to spread. >> this work that i put in in the past three months, i made my parents' whole life salary. >> reporter: two days after trump's victory, facebook founder mark zuckerberg
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social network had an impact. >> the idea that fake news influenced the election in any way, i think, is pretty crazy idea. >> reporter: but a recent pugh poll found that 62% of american adults get news on social media with facebook leading the pack by far. nearly two-thirds of the users getting news from the site. after scoffing at the notion that fake news on facebook had an impact, zuckerberg seems to recognize there might be a problem writing, the botm is we take this misinformation seriously. we take this responsibility seriously. we've made significant progress, but there is more work to be done. but the biggest game changer could lie in eliminating the profit motive. >> basically, i have my bank account connected to my google adsense account and the payments are sent to my bank account. so in a way, we are working for google. >> reporter: in a statement to
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prohibit google ads from being placed on misrepresented contend, adding, moving forward, we'll restrict ad serving on pages that misrepresent, misstate or conseat information. separates fact from fiction is not easy when mainstream media is at an all time high for mistrust. >> when donald trump says millions voted illegally, completely not true, that gives license to folks to be loose with the truth and people make things up. >> reporter: a media feed designed to mirror our own opinions only confirming our biases. so when you give a customer what they want -- >> they end up drowning in exactly what they want and to the exclusion of anything else. >> reporter: juju chang, abc news, new york. >> i read about this recently. >> difficult. it's an ecochamber and hard to know the truth and what's not. they look legit. coming up, the scientists who now say time travel is possible. >> "the mix" is next.
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d what are you thinking about so hard? >> still trying to scratch my head over this first story in "the mix," which is talking about time travel. apparently, it is possible. >> well, i would love to travel back in time or into the future. >> or parallel universe for that matter. this is a scientist out in california, griffiths university center for quantum dynamics saying that time travel is possible. they came up with a theory that says there are many parallel universes where every conceivable outcome occurs, and these different universes interact with one another. so there might be another adrienne right now on another beach in the caribbean have been some goat and some curry -- >> i should be there right now, not my parallel self. it's a theory. it's not real. it's a theory. >> einstein had theories that came out to be fact. don't bust it yet.
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me. einstein's theories were proven. anyway -- >> it says a person could potentially visit other timelines and meet themselves. it's fascinating and cool. >> i have the opposite opinion. >> i'd be in the south of france right now. >> let's talk about visiting a restaurant that you might enjoy. if you're an introvert and really only go out to eat to pick up food because you can't stand looking in the eyes of another human being. >> yeah. >> this is perfect for you. ichiran, the named japanese chain, is now offering in bushwick on wednesday, a low interaction dining experience. so you seat yourself referencing an electronic seating chart on the wall. indicates when a table is available. and you don't even see faces,
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slide you the menu and you press a button to signal a server to retrieve whatever needs retrieved, i guess. so, why? >> why can't you do it and just stay home? >> why go out if you don't want to be around people? again -- >> my problem with ramen and eating out with hearing people slurp. oh, that would be >> like "the lady and the tramp." >> no. it doesn't end with fun. this is cute. a baby goat can only truly relaxed when dressed like this. >> stressed out goat. >> as a duck. polly, she's is blind and experiences anxiety, but put her in a duck costume, and she feels just ducky and relaxed. this is great. this is at an animal sanctuary that she's been at for four months. >> she's cute. >> she's very cute. i feel the same way about that. >> that you need a duck costume to calm down? >> to just relax. oh, now i'm panicking.
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breaking news on "world news now," wildfire emergency. a tennessee town overtaken by the inferno. the heart-stopping images of flames engulfing buildings and forcing evacuations. we'll take you to the scene. question of terror in the ohio state campus attack, what we learned about the social media post authorities use as evidence for a motive. new this half hour, banned for life. >> after one man taunted his fellow passengers in honor of donald trump's election victory, the airline has decided to kick him off all their planes. we'll tell you why. and the living legend who got a surprise presidential backstage visit. this is what happens when barbara streisand performs fortunate first time in houston, texas. that's ahead in "the skinny" on this tuesday, november 29th. from abc news, this is
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and we begin with breaking news from tennessee. the raging wildfire tearing through a popular resort town. >> it is a serious situation that is happening right now. dozens of buildings in downtown gatlinburg are on fire and there are mandatory evacuations there and in surrounding communities. and a chef inside the park vista hotel was live on facebook with this incredible video as flames surrounded the hotel. firefighters told people in the hotel that it was too dang to leave. they were just on the ground so they could inhale some fresh air. so much smoke. just a few miles in from there, the wildfire is on the edge of the dolly amusement park. guests there had have been evacuated. moments ago, we spoke with a park's spokesman, pete owens. pete, what can you tells about
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this is a big fire, right? >> well, it is a very large fire. it's probably one of the larger wildfires that we've seen in the area in a number of years. >> pete, i know you mentioned before that this week, the week after thanksgiving is usually a a fairly quiet week for you, but you have people there. i can imagine this is fairly fightening for those people who are there. >> well, out of an abundance of families that were staying with us in our cabin properties and then relocated about 50 of our guest room guests here at dollywood's dream world resort. >> kind of give us a picture of what's going on. i know the wind gusts have been severe at 74 miles per hour in some locations, and then you got a snake of traffic just trying to get out. what are conditions like? >> caller: well, right now,
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but we are expecting some heavy rain later on this morning after about 2:00 a.m. the winds are still fairly strong, and it still is blowing some things around, and, certainly, that is keeping firefighters and the staff that we have that's working for dollywood on their toes, and there have been a lot of people that have been affected. the city of gatlinburg was evacuated in its entirety and certain areas of the county have also been evacuated. >> yeah. tennessee emergency management saying some 30 structures destroyed including a 16-story hotel. i know it's not in your particular area, but what do you know about that situation? >> a lot of these structures are things that folks that visit here and folks that live here are very familiar with. and i think the daylight can is going to bring a harsh reality to some folks when they see really what the damage is in the light of day. >> sobering picture of what a lot of people have fond memories of during vacations. thank you so much, pete, for joining us. >> my pleasure. >> and we should mention that dolly parton who owns, of course, dollywood was not at the theme park. she's in los angeles right now. and we're also following breaking news from south america
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in colombia. the charter plane was carrying members of the a brazilian soccer team when it went down on the way to the airport. >> what a tragedy. there are reports that survivors have been found, though, including a player on the team. the team posted a video to facebook before leaving. they've been scheduled to play a match tomorrow. right now, the league's president is en route to med can eine. >> 81 people on board the plane that took off from bolivia and made an emergency call to report some electrical problems, and then it was not heard from again. we'll continue to stay on top of this breaking news. the other main story that we're following, the investigation into that attack at ohio state university. classes are resuming there this morning. >> yeah. right after that huge victory. >> against michigan. >> yes. that big game. yesterday an 18-year-old attacker plowed his car into a group of pedestrians. then he got out and began stabbing people with a butcher knife. 11 people were taken to hospitals for treatment.
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artan was born in somalia and was a permanent u.s. resident. investigators are looking into every aspect of his life. >> one ohio state police officer saw the entire incident play out and opened fire killing the artan. >> our officer was on scene in less than a minute and he ended the situation in less than a minute. he engaged the suspect, and he eliminated the threat. >> really amazing. oh s alerted students about the situation initially saying there was an active shooter on campus. that tweet prompted students to barricade themselves inside of classrooms with tables and chairs blocking the doors. an all-clear was given nearly two hours later. >> and apparently, law enforcement officials, they say the attacker wasn't known to the fbi and his neighbors even claim that he was always polite and
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at a mosque. >> one of the primary questions authorities are looking into, though, is whether this was, indeed, a terrorist attack. more from abc's brian ross. >> reporter: just three minutes before the first 911 call, abdul razak ali artan posted this message on facebook. according to law enforcement officials. i can't take it anymore. america, stop interfering with other countries, especially the muslim uma. we are not weak. we are not weak. remember that. >> certainly, authorities need to treat this as a potential terrorist attack. >> reporter: as the police and fbi carry out a search warrant in artan's home in columbus -- >> talk to anybody he mit associated with, find out what they knew. >> reporter: a picture emerging of him as that of a somali immigrant who, in this school video taken just five months ago, seemed to be living the american dream. until he turned on his adopted country, becoming radicalized based on what he saw and heard online. he was recently profiled in the campus newspaper, "the lantern," blaming the media for making
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isis propaganda remotely look like they're leading successful lives. it's so hard to predict when propaganda gets through to them to the point where they crack and go violent. >> reporter: in recent weeks, isis has been urging its followers to copy the vehicle attack that took place in nice, france, when 84 people were killed by a terrorist driving a semi-truck through the bastille celebration there. isis posted a new video instructing foller a knife to attack nonbelievers. also, in a facebook post, he calls himself a lone wolf and says if you want us muslims to stop carrying out lone wolf attacks, then make peace with the muslim world. brian ross, abc news, new york. the south carolina man charged with murdering nine people at a historic black church is now acting as his own attorney.
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dillon roof could represent himself. wearing his prison uniform, roof sat at the defense table and helped select jurors. malcom grahm's sister died in the church attack and is worried the trial will turn into a spectacle. through a comedy show that shows america at its worst. >> roof offered to plead guilty in exchange for a life sentence, but prosecutors want the death penalty. we're going to switch gears right now to a monday night football action with the packers taking on the eagles in philadelphia. it was green bay who got off to a flying start, though, when
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the pair hooked up again in the second quarter on a 20 yard touchdown. not bad. and packers pretty much put it away with this short touchdown run here in the fourth quarter. green bay hands philadelphia its first home loss of the season. packers winning it 27-13. well, we like inspiration on a tuesday. >> yeah. >> it's tuesday, right? >> yeah. >> i have to keep it straight. thousands of runners finished sunday's seattle marathon, but few showed as much heart as one 63-year-old man. his name is evans wilson. he walked the entire route with his wife and an oxygen tank. >> wilson is fighting pulmonary fibrosis, which he knows is terminal. but he took on the challenge as a way to raise money for research into his disease. >> i just love the tight in this guy. wilson and his wife were joined by a woman from another family who is also affected. they walked in the rain and finished the race in ten hours and 55 minutes. huge congratulations to them. >> timing does not matter. he finished it. congratulations. >> beautiful. i love that. coming up, the wind beneath her wings. we're getting a peek at the very first trailer of the remake of "beaches" starring idina menzel. plus, more in the deepening mystery behind the frightening
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air lines according to an internal memo. they are giving refunds to the other passengers on the flight. in hindsight, delta said they should not have allowed the man on the plane in the first place. >> is that because he was intoxicated? i mean, how would they know beforehand that he would do that to let him on the plane in the had first place? >> maybe there were clues. developments in the kidnapping case of a young mother of two. >> an eyewitness who found the woman tied up on the side of the road three weeks after she vanished while jogging is now telling her story. abc's kayna whitworth with the latest. >> reporter: the investigation into the bizarre kidnapping of california mom sherri papini heating up. the shasta county sheriff telling us a team will interview papini for clues that will indicate her abductors. >> do you believe the story? >> absolutely. she reported she had been abducted. she was discovered in restraints, and had been
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>> reporter: the hunt is on for the two hispanic women papini described, believed to be armed and dangerous. it was dark, just like this, when sherri papini told authorities her captors dropped her off right there behind me, 150 miles from her home on thanksgiving day. >> it was dark, and when i saw her, it was, like, she came out of nowhere. >> allison sutton spotted her and called police. >> my initial response to my daughter was, i could have hit her. >> reporter: the sheriff says they are investigating her past, including her previous divorce and any online activity. kayna whitworth, abc news, california. we'll continue to watch. when we come back, barbra streisand presidential visit. >> why beyonce hopes you'll visit her online store this holiday season. the skinny's next. "world news now" continues after this from our abc
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? skinny so skinny ? >> it is "skinny" time on a tuesday with a surprise guests for barbra streisand and first ever performance in houston, texas. >> first ever performance in texas, performing a song from each of the six decades she had number one albums. >> amazing, isn't it? six decades on top? then this happened. a backstage visit from president george h.w. bush and former first lady, barbara bush,
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praising mr. bush for his service and is mrs. bush for her work in promoting literacy. >> she congratulated bushes on the upcoming 72nd anniversary, which is amazing in itself, which they'll celebrate in january. >> what's interesting, her politics are opposite, mostly opposite of the bush's. it's nice that we see this, you know, we can all come together moment. i don't know. maybe that's too deep here. nice to see we are the world. >> music unites. >> we are the children. speaking of gifts, how about a few holiday gift giving ideas from queen bey? >> beyonce released a new collection of christmas-themed merchandise to keep you cute and cozy, i guess, this winter. >> you guess. it includes hoodies available in christmas red and green. that sleigh all day, oh, funny, as well as sweat pants, two new t-shirts and something we all need, underwear. >> yes.
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paper with an all-over print pattern featuring pictures of herself and christmas stockings full of lemons. what could better capture the true spirit of christmas than lemonade? >> yeah. you lost me there. i like the tie-in to the album. >> i like it. that was smart. >> now i know to get you for kwanza. >> no, no, no, no. next, a taste of a highly holiday tradition. >> lifetime released a trailer of "beaches," a glimpse for idina in the roles originated by bette and barbara hershey. can they pull it off with a sound track, of course, by menzel. ? did you know you're my hero everything i wish i could be ? ? i could flier higher than the eagle ? cece, i'm really scared.
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? you are the wind beneath my wings ? >> i don't know what i think about that right now. it's really hard to do a remake authentically and to follow in the foot steps of such iconic performers. >> so awesome as this. >> yeah. bette midler's "wind beneath my wings" that i sang often, which i won't sing now, peaked number one in 1989, won record and song of the year at the 1990 grammy awards. where were you in 1990? that's the question. >> so "beaches" premiers january on lifetime. i think i was an embryo at that point. if i remember. >> i don't believe that. but you could trick a lot of people with that baby face. >> it's makeup and lighting.
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timely, speaking of 1989, that year was the last time one of the biggest heart throbs of the 80s toured the u.s. >> now he's set to launch a u.s. tour as part of a remarkable comeback year for this english pop singer. ? never going to give you up never going to let you down never going to run around and desert you ? ? never gonna make you cry never gonna say good-bye never gonna tell a lie and hurt you ? >> you are so welcome for that '89 flashback. you were singing along. we really didn't just ricroll you. on his heels of his first record release in years, rick astley really is set to launch a u.s. tour with his gorgeous hair. >> so the 18-day run ends begins january 21st and ends february 18th in boston. tickets on sale by his facebook page at 10:00 a.m. eastern. when is it new york in new york?
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? ? you know what? i can't hear all of his songs, but he's one of the most amazing performers. when i say i can't hear, i mean, sometimes it's just this is too much. he's patterned after old-school music that's now old-school to some of us. but bruno mars, "24 karat magic," this is a good description. post heavy contemporary r&b. >> all of that. >> that's a mouthful. >> sounds good is what we're saying.
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evokes singers that were the greatest. >> people follow him, 7 million followers on instagram, but there's one instagram account that's quickly catching up. >> half a million followers, growing quickly, now that "rolling stone" ranked it in the top five in the list of best instagram accounts. >> who is it? would you believe it's that performer, the tsa. >> what? >> yeah. here's juju chang. ? better alabama my mother louisiana ? >> reporter: beyonce has more than 89 million instagram followers, "rolling stone" magazine, there's a hot new account that has users falling into formation. tsa. ranked number four on rolling stone's list of 100 best inextra gram accounts between gene bee and rihanna. tsa advising passengers with witty posts from what you can and cannot bring on board. to a knife tucked away in an enchilada, and spears. tsa making it clear even action figure weapons won't fly.
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>> if you have a batter ring, leave it at home with your mother. >> reporter: tsa inviting travelers to ask if their sometimes unusual items are safe for travel. one user asking what we're all wondering, can we carry on that can of gefilte fish? a serious agency finding a little humor goes a long way, especially when you're waiting in those endless lines. juju chang, abc news, new york. >> i love the story because of the positivity and good humor, but sometimes i wonder if customer service could match the humor. >> they are fun people. they'll pat you down. >> we love you, tsa. >> give you a back rub. >> especially around the holidays. >> we like them. this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for
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good tuesday morning to you. i'm adrienne bankert in for diane macedo. >> and i'm kendis gibson. here's some of the top headlines we're following on this tuesday morning on "world news now." breaking right now, evacuations underway in a popular resort area of tennessee as a fast moving wildfire bears down. dozens of buildings burned, coverage in moments. investigators are looking into the life of the ohio state student who drove his car into a crowd and got out and started slashing peoplwi campus. he was kill at the scene. full details straight ahead. the white south carolina police officer charged with killing an unarmed black driver walter scott, is expected on the witness stand today. michael slager is facing 30 years to life in prison. if convicted. he has already been fired. and if you have any money left after black friday and cyber monday, today is giving tuesday. it's an international day of
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goods, and time. as a counter to the commercialization of the holiday season. i can't even say it because i'm thinking about giving. those are the top stories on this tuesday, november 29th. from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, everyone. we're going to start this half hour with several breaking news stories that we are following. first, a plane crash in a remote part of colombia. the charter plane was carrying members of a brazilian soccer team on the way to a match in medellin. >> this is truly a tragedy. this facebook post shows them readying for the flight in s ao paolo. there are reports, though this is the hope in all this, that six of the 72 passengers may have survived. officials say the pilot issued an emergency call before reporting an electrical failure. the crash site is in a mountainous area that's difficult to reach. we expect to learn more throughout the morning. >> good news is the survivors on
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members on board that plane. we'll continue to follow that breaking news story. the other one back here in this country we're following this hour. overnight, the wildfires in tennessee, dozens of buildings in downtown gatlinburg have been destroyed or damaged and there's mandatory evacuations for much of the city and the surrounding area. the tourist community is a gateway for the smokey mountains national park and for the dollywood theme park. residents have been told to stay off cell phones to ensure there's capacity for emergency calls. >> i know it's hard to potentially think about losing a home or a place that you worked your entire life to build or to establish, but we're dealing with a situation here that is very dynamic. it's changing every moment. the wind is not helping us. the rain is not here yet. so we're dealing with the worst possible conditions imaginable. >> so thoovs recorded a little bit earlier before this happened. that strong storm system moved through the south, including
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help firefighters battle several wildfires in that region. another system is expected later this week, but neither will end the drought that has plagued the southeast. in the meantime, vice president elect mike pence says a number of important announcements are coming today. >> donald trump holds another meeting with romney, a contender for secretary of state, and general petraeus in the running spent an hour with trump yesterday. and georgia congressman tom price, an outspoken critic of obamacare, is expected to be appointed to lead the department of health and human services. meanwhile, the recount effort is moving along in wisconsin where green party member jill stein raised $3.5 million to pay for it due today. here's abc's david wright. >> reporter: the campaign everyone thought was all over is suddenly back for an encore. >> good morning, america. >> reporter: the wisconsin election commission now gearing
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green party candidate jill stein. stein is also challenging the vote in had pennsylvania and michigan, three battlegrounds hillary clinton lost by a combined 100,000 votes, deciding the election. >> this is an election in which there has been hacking and allegations of tampering all over the place. >> reporter: during the campaign, u.s. intelligence agencies concluded russia tried to undermine the election by hacking team clinton and the dnc. it's one of the reasons thousandof the clinton campaign to join the recount effort. the clinton campaign says it's not uncovered any evidence of votes being tampered with and they don't expect the results to change. during the campaign, it was donald trump who often complained the fix was in. >> it's a rigged system. it's a rigged election. 1.8 million dead people are registered to vote. >> reporter: and he's still complaining. on twitter, he went on a tirade about the recount, calling it a scam and tweeting out hillary
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>> we must accept this result and then look to the future. >> reporter: trump went on to make some astonishing claims. even though clinton's lead in the popular vote is now more than 2 million, trump now insists he won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally. he's also alleging serious voter fraud in virginia, new hampshire, and california. no evidence for any of it. election officials across the country outraged. >> i know it's false, but it's hard to combat, you know, facebook and twitter or the president-elect. >> reporter: in california, the secretary of state called trump's allegations of voter fraud absurd, adding his reckless tweets are inappropriate and unbecoming of a president-elect. one clinton campaign lawyer vented frustrations with all this in a tweet writing, we're getting attacked for participating in a recount we didn't ask for by a man who won the election but thinks there
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david wright, abc news, madison. another developing story this morning. the investigation into monday's attack on the campus of ohio state university. students returned to class today. >> investigators are combing through the life of the suspect who attended the school along with those he attacked. abc's alex perez has details from ohio state's campus in columbus. >> reporter: a terrifying scene at ohio state university. the chaos starting as the campus is coming to life. it's just before 10:00 a.m. when authorities say a male suspect in a car deliberately jumps a curb and plows into pedestrians. >> fire d. department. this is osu. we have a vehicle that struck several pedestrians. >> reporter: the driver exits the car carrying a butcher knife and starts slashing people near the engineering building watts hall. >> we've got a man with a knife running around cutting people. >> it looked like he was trying to hurt as many as he could. >> reporter: a campus officer confronting him. >> and he was yelling and the
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he charged the cop and the cop was forced to shoot him. >> reporter: one minute after the attack begins, the cop fired the fatal shot that took down the suspect, seen here on the ground surrounded by officers. authorities identifying the suspect as a student at osu, abdul razak ali artan. the school newspaper said this is his photo. direction they possibly could, and i ran into a bathroom. luckily, it was just a single stall and was able to lock myself in there. >> reporter: campus now on edge as authorities start hunting for a possible second suspect. the university tweeting, run, hide, fight. watts hall. sending text alerts to the community. >> you know we're starting to get a text that there was a shooter on campus. so they locked the building down, had us all go up to the third floor. >> reporter: some students barricading themselves ins classrooms, piling up chairs against doors as ambulances and fire trucks race in to treat the wounded. >> i need a medic as soon as
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them. >> reporter: 11 patients rushed to the hospital with injuries of stab wounds and from being hit with the car. one in critical condition. >> police cars, the most seen in my entire life. >> reporter: fbi agents arrive with tactical units as well as s.w.a.t. team and a bomb squad. this terrifying warning, law enforcement says parents should not call students who may be on campus because their loved ones could be in hiding. a ringing phon away. then in late morning, the all-clear. >> try to keep everybody calm, they did a good job. i love my students. >> reporter: as authorities continue to investigate the crime scene, they now believe the sole perpetrator at the scene was artan, the student behind the wheel of this car and are praising that campus officer, now identified as officer alan horuskjo who took the suspect down in less than a minute. >> our officer was on scene in less than a minute and he ended the situation in less than a minute.
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eliminated the threat. >> reporter: and that officer is 28 years old and has been with the campus police force for less than two years. authorities saying his quick action may have saved lives. alex perez, abc news, columbus, ohio. >> one more note. investigators are paying close attention to the suspect's facebook post just before the attack. he said here, quoting, i can't take it anymore, america, stop interfering with other countries, especially the muslim uma. the uma is the muslim word that refers to people. he says, we are not weak, we are not weak, remember that. law enforcement said the attacker was not known to the fbi before yesterday. neighbors say he was always polite and attended daily prayer services at a mosque. overseas now where syria government forces are making major gains in the rebel-held city of aleppo. government troops now control nearly half of the city as rebel defenses collapse. thousands of residents have been evacuated as the fighting
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a rebel defeat in aleppo would be a major turning point in the syrian civil war. back here at home, health officials in northern california are trying to figure out whether a community thanksgiving dinner led to three deaths and at least eight illnesses. all victims lived in the same assisted living facility and ate the free thanksgiving meal at the american legion hall. it's not clear what caused the death and illnesses. a teenager who climbed than a hundred stories to the top of one world trade center is at it again, this time, justin kaskeo is posting his escapades on youtube. this makes me nervous watching. he can be seen dangerously dangling from sky scrapers in manhattan. the video shows how justin makes his way through construction sites to get to secured buildings. law enforcement experts are concerned, obviously, for his safety. >> the problem is he's, you know, thousands of feet in the air.
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many times and expect to survive. >> okay. justin was arrested when he scaled one world trade center two years ago, but he's just turned 18, and so he could face more serious charges. where are his parents? >> not sure that's right at any age. >> where's mom and dad? wow. you may remember the infamous case of boaty mcboatface. it's a popular research the british public was asked to name. >> someone suggested boaty mcboatface, receiving the st support because it's funny. well, take two. >> so this is a salt spreader in the town near manchester, england. >> oh, gosh. >> officials are seeking suggestions for names. some early contenders are -- >> are you okay? >> usane salt and gritter garbo. that's funny. >> other contenders include gritny spears and gritty mcgritface.
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until tomorrow. >> keep them coming. i can't think off the top of my head there. >> the gritmeister. what's that thing? the zamboni. >> yeah. >> could be called the -- >> that's for ice. >> the gritboni? i don't know. zamboni, trying to merge the words. anyways, coming up -- >> all right. >> i apologize. keeping yourself safe on the jogging trail. this is serious. frightening stories of abductions making heli recently. what every woman needs to know before setting out on a solo run. how millions of americans shopping from the safety of their homes have broken sales records for this year's cyber monday. and the sales are not over yet as cyber monday stretches into cyber week. but first, here's a look at today's temperatures. "world news now" weather brought to you by
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