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the party. >> that's the bad part. >> what we're finding out about this latest airbnb nightmare and what you need to know before renting out your home. >> and "star wars" launches itself into the number two spot of highest earning movies of all time, now taking aim on "avatar" for first place while spotlight" takes home other honor generating even more oscar buzz. more on that i in "the snny." it is monday, january 4th. we are at 2016. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good monday morning, everybody. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm kayna whitworth in for reena ninan today. we're starting a whole new year >> it is. we're off to a new year and it is a monday. that is the bad part about this story we're going to tell you abouout in california. this amazing party was thrown. you saw the champagne bottles. they even brought out the budweiser. and.
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out of hand for you, the budweiser? >> oh, n. >> we'll get to that story in a moment. we do start this half hour with this standoff that is happening right now in oregon. there are armed militia members occupying a building at a national wildlife refuge. >> and it all stems, of course, from years of long dispute that the two ranchers, a father and son have been having with the federal government. one federal agency says its working to resolve the whole thing peacefully. >> with grievances and with guns, dozens of armed militia members have taken over a federal building in the oregon back country. >> this refuge here is rightfully owned by the people. we intend to use it. >> reporter: they moved in on the building saturday. >> it is theuty of the people to put that government back in its place. >> reporter: one of their grievaes the sentencing of two local ranchers for arson who are in a dus put with the federal government over land rights. >> the principles we areere
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of the united states. >> cliven bundy was involved in a standoff with the government over grazing rights two years ago. bundy says they have come with generators preparing for siege-like conditions. he says the protesters will stay put till the lal government gives the two ranchers safe haven from the federal government. local schools have been closed for the week, and the local law enforcement is urging people to stay away. they also issued a statement accusing militias of an attempt to overthroww the county and federal government in hopes to spark a movement acrs the united states. nsions are running high. >> bringing in a militant view saying we're going to rise up if we don't get our way, we're going to use armed resistance, that's just not right. >> reporter: those two ranchers say they will turn themselves in peacefully. >> and to our headlines from overseas now, some damage assessment just now coming in after a powerful earthquake rocked india.
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it struck before dawn in a remote part of the northeast near the border with myanmar and bangladesh. so f at least five people are reported killed as a result of this. most buried under collapsed buildings. more than 100 others have been injured. saudidi arabia cutting diplomatic ties with an. this after demonstrators in tehran attacked the saudi embassy protesting the i think kingdom's execution of a cleric an us could of terrorism. all this is the latest in an escalating dispute between two major mideast powers and two branchches islam. iranian diplomats have been given 48 hours to pack up and go home. >> reporter: israel indicted two journalists. one o of the suspects confessed to tossing a fire bottom while they slept killing an 18-month-old boy. the attackck fueled wave of palestinian knife attacks.
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arrested for violent attacks against palestinians. back here at home, the crest of the mississippi is moving out missouri and illois leaving behind severe damage from the flooding and at least 25 deaths. the body of aeenar who drowned in central illinois was found just yesterday. abc's indra petersonss is in the heart of the flood zone. >> reporter: roof after roof peeking from the swollen mississippi. the toll from the devastating floods is growg. in illinois, authorities recovering the second body of two teenagers whose truck was waters. three still missing. 25 lives lost, and more than 100 homes destroyed. hardest-hit this weekend, alexander county, illinois. where the ohio river and mississippi now meet. the ohio has already crested. the mississippi, now threreatening. >> here in aexd county, it's the worse that we've seen. >> reporter: the mississippi is four miles away, across what is typically corn fields.
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but today, that overflow is backed up right against this home. for many, it's a traumatic flashback to the record floods of 1993. the reynolds family taking a boat to check on their mother's home. >> my mom, she's older, and this is where she lives, and this is whershe wants to stay. so we're going to do everything we can to make that happen. >> reporter: the mississippi floodwater surging south expected to crest near memphis thursday and approaching grnville and vicksburg, mississippi as well as baton rouge, louisiana in the next two weeks. a rare winter scare for the communities in the south dreading what's coming their way. residents will be closely monitoring the level of both of these rivers overnight hoping for the best. indra petersonss, abc news, olive branch, illinois. >> stocks plunged so much on the chinese stock market this morning that tradi was halted. a new rule that went into effect today sends traders home if stocks are off 7% or more and they were. the chinese geloff was triered by worries about manufacturing and the mideast. u.s. s stock futures are off less
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than 1% right now. federal investigators may launch another search for a ship that sank in october. on sunday, authorities released several images of the el far row, the cargo ship that will left florida on september 2th d then lost contact as hurrice joaquin became a category 4 storm. the remains of the 33 people on board never found. investigators still hope they can locate the black box. the developer of the dubai tower that caught fire new year's eve vows to repair it. the skyscraper burned as the city held its annual fireworks display. consultants are working to repair the damage to the 63-story building. the cause of the fire remains under investigation this morning. next the race for the white house. donald trump is breaking his silenc this weekend after appearing in a terrorist recruitmentvideo. true to form, the gop front-runner found someone else
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front-runner hillary clinton. mary bruce explains >> reporter: forget his republican rivals. donald trump is going fullll steam against hillary clinton. saying as secrary of state she spreadad terror,ot diplomacy. >> hillary clinton created isis with obama. >> reporter: trump is also shrugging off his appearance in a recruiting video from al shabaab which shows him cling for a ban on muslims entering the u.s. the republican front-runner says it comes with the territory. > what am going to do? i have to say what i have to say. >> reporter: and he's pointing a finger back at clinton and her husband. >> her husband in a propaganda, i think it's an isis. and they really put him down as a degenerate. >> reporter: citing this isis video. >> fornicators. >> reporter: in new hampshire, clinton laughed off trump's latest charge. >> the republicans seem to have a particular fixation on blaming president obama and me for everything that happens in the world. i've noticed that.
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but her ssage to him was clear. >> you hear all this rhetoric, attacking muslims and muslim americans. it's not only shameful and offensive, which it is. it's counterproductive and dangerous. >> as her husband gets ready to hit the campaign trail, a repremptive strike from trump tweeting does anybody remember in 2008 when bill clinton worked long and hard for hillary? she lost. now bill is at it again. just watch. clinton likes to call her husband her secret weapon. and her campaign is hopin the former president will give his wife a big boost on the trail tomorrow. neyork's governor wants all homeless people to be in shelters during freezing temperature. andr cuomo'sxecutive order requires allll homeless be removed from the streets by force if necessary. he says he is ready to go to court to defend any legal challenges just as temperatures
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across the state dip well below the freezing point. and another kind of effort under way to help the homeless at least in cleveland. lunteers are scattering scarvesnd other winter gear around the city. they very coats, snow suits and children's items for those in need to use attached to each item is a note. >> tho notes read, i am not lost. if you need to stay warm, please take me. users of the items are encouraged to pay it forward. organizers say they got the idea from similar efforts in other cities. >> i believe there's an effort in maine similar to that with coats. nice to see them do that. come up, a new year's hangover for one california couple >> the new year's eve bash thrown at their house by an airbnb tenant and 200 of his closest friends. >> coming up in "the skinny," a peek-a-boo from a couple of celebrity babies. a touching family portrait of one of the first families of
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teenager looking to party with 200 of his closest friends. here now is is abc's laun lyster. >> reporter: this oakland, california, couple, cleaning up from a new year's party they didn't throw. >> tons of booze in the kitchen, there's beer cans and actually broken glass and stuff in the house. >> reporter: remnants of a rager thrown by their airbnb guest. renting their home to a man that said he would be in the area visiting family and friends. >> he sounded mature, responded, and you know, was very polite. >> reporter: but in reality, the couple says the renter was a teen who was apparently throwing his 18th birthday party. >> people were either jumping on them or stepped on them. >> reporter: luckily, the couple got a text from a concerned neighbor. police were already on the scscene. a spokesman for the company telling abc news, we have zero tolerance for this kind of behavior. we have banned this guest from
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rare. but the couple says they'll never rent again. airbnb which has a million dollars of insurance coverage says it's woing with the coup to cover their loss boston verify renter i.d., and meet your guests in person. remember, you, the host, have the final say on if they stay. and the company says to read the site. kendis and kayna,he par boy in california was a first-time renter with no one to vouch for him. >> party boy renter, i like how she said that. >> and last time rentnter, as well. we should point out the person who rented the place returned to that spot and was arrested by cops for vandalism. >> they're pressing criminal charges against this kid. how could you not? what a horrible way to start the new year? th couplple has to buy all new furniture. there is an insurance policy involved here. >> there was a cleaning fee when it comes to airbnb. i guess this was a little much.
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>> they were smoking too inside. it wasn't just the beer bottles. >> not just the regular cigarette, as well. it is california. >> they were smoking marijuana cording to the reports. >> exactly. >> when we come back here, "the force awakens" launching itself into a whole new galaxy. >> guess what patti labelle is cooking up now. "the skinny" is next. >> announcer: "wod news now" continues after this from our abc stations. [male narrator] the coast guard protects, defends and saves lives. [male radio operator] coast guard mayday...
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am intochild child molestation charges covered up by the city's catholic archdiocese. >> it's wrapped up three golden globe nominations including best director and best scrn play. >> must see. >> yee, put it on your list. > next , a little bit of a teaser fromim kardashian. >> the reality tv star is giving us a a ltle glimpse of her new baby boy. there you see it. saint west she posted this phototo to instagram showing saint' tiny hand wrapped around the finger of his big brother north. >> so kim and husband con kayest. >> sister rather. >> -- welcomed the birth of their baby boy on december 5th in los angeles about three weeks ahead of her due date. so congratulations to the happy family. >> okay. another high profile family showing off, as well on facebook. >> mark zuckerberg rang in the new year by sharing a family photo. you see it there. his wife priscilla chan and 5
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week old daughter. the ceo posted it the quote "i hope your 2016 is happy, healthy and productive." >> within 24 hours that photo had racked up more than a million likes and shared more than 14,000 times. you look at that picture and you really get a sense including all his actions since then that fatherhood h changed his life tremendously. >> he's donating money becauau he wants the world she grows up in to be a better place. speaking of sharing, patti labelle heading back i into the kitchen. >> the legend is again teaming up with walmart this month to launch pat at this time cakes, a vanilla und cake and a caramel cake ta comes after their phenomenal success of their sweet potato pie that sold out after this online phenomenal reviview. how is it that you people who laugh together and love together
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you can still kind of spot one guy there who is already are there for next year. we're already four days into january. have you finalized your new year's resolutions yet? >> if you haven't, y you're already late on that. making resolutions is a tradition that dates back nearly 4,000 years, but thanks to google, the internet has kind of helped revolutionize how we alive at those resolutions. here's abc's cecilia vega. >> three, to, one, happy new year. new year. it is time to get down to business. what's your resolution? school. >> that's good. >> spend less money. >> sure. >> to be less cynical. >> that's a good on >> reporte make kale chips? no, i don't want to eat kale. >> yes, kale ips.
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day how to make kale chips is the second most googled how to question in america. it is ficial. we are a nation looking to get healthier. number o on the list, how to get rid of stress. number six, how to cook cabbage. number nine, how to steam broccoli. we are also apparently fed up at work. see number four, how to write a resignation letter. while we're making all these promises that we probably won't keep, how about a new hobby? numberten, how to crochet a beanie. >> i don't know. i bought this. >> reporter: now if only we could figure out how to make these resolutions stick. cecilia vega, abc news, new york. so they got to stick for the whole year, huh? how to make kale chips. >> that's hysterical. i love people are ghoul ling and how to write a resignation so you can stay home and make kale chips for a living. >> i was rubbing elbows with
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but it was a great new year's. good morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm kayna whitworth in for reena ninan. he are some of the top headlines that we're following this morning on "world news now." firirst of l, a group of armed militia bhebs occupying buildings at a national wildlife refuge in a remote area of oregon. their takeover linked to a long running case between two ranchers and the federal government. full details straight ahead. >> saudi arabia is breaking off diplomatic relatations with iran after its embassy in tehran was attacked by protesters. iranians are upset by saudi arabia's execution of a dissident religious leader. president obama is set to
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gun control. today, is he meeting with attorney general loretta lynch to review pros. he could make an official announcement tomorrow. federal investigators have released several images of the el faro that giant freighter sank in october durining a hurricane. the remains of the 33 crew members were never found. authorities may launch another search for the chip's black box. those are some of our top stories o on this nday, january 4th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning to everyone. let's get started this half hour with the armed occupation of buildings at a remote national wildlife refuge i in oregon. it's happening right now. the u.s. fish and wildlife service says work is being done toesolve the situauation peacefully. >> the whoho thing is lynched to this long-running dispute between two ranchers, father and son and the federal government.
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>> reporter: dozens of armed militia members have seized a federal building, angry at the government. >> it's the dutyty of the ople to put the government back in its place. >> reporter: the takeover following this rally yesterday. militia marching through this remote, snowy area of oregon, carrying flags. the leader amman bundy posted this rallying cry on new year's eve. this is not a time to stand down. it is a time to stand up and come to the county. we need your help. >> repter: now those inside say they are prepared to use force if necessary. >> one of their grievances, two ranchers in dispute with the federal government over lan rights. >> the principles are based upon the constitution of the united states. >> bundy along with his father, nevada rancher cliven bundy were involved in a standoff with the government over grazing rights two years ago. now bundy says ty have brought in generators and other supplies
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preparing to hunker down possibly for years. >> this refuge here i is rightfully owned by the peoplele. wentend to use it. >> reporter: local schools have closed for the week. andd the local sheriff urging people to stay away. locals here fearful of an armed standoff. >> bringing in a militant view saying going to rise up ife don't get our way. we're going to use armed resistance, that's just not right. >> reporter: those local ranchers wanted for arson say they plan to turn themselveses in peacefully monday morning but that is unlikely to end this standoff and authorities here are monitoring the situation closely. neal karlinksky, abc news, bend, oregon. to india where the damage is being cleared after a powerful earthquake. the 6.7 quauaketruck before dawn in a remote part of the northwest near the border we're told with myanmar and bangladesh. so far at least five people are reported to have died most buried under collapsed buildings.
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you can see why looking attives. more than 100 others have been injured. residents of kentucky, tennessee and other states further south are bracing for miss river flooding. the crest has moved beyond southern missouri and illinois leaving behind this destruction, disruption and death. a 25th fatality confirmed yesterday when the body of a teen was recovered. he and a friend tried to drive through a flooded area last week. >> let's move to the campaign trail now and donald trump is speaking out after he appeared in a terrorist recruiting video. trump says it comes with the territory when the you're the front-runner, and he has to say what he has to say. instead, he's blaming hillary clinton. claiming she created isis when she was secretary of state. trump also blasted bill clinton who campaigns for his wife for the first time today calling him a degerate who failed to help her win eight years ago. well, a year ago, who would have predicted that donald trump would be driving the race for
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as the election year finally arrives, the candidates who seem the most likely to win back then are already starting to ll. here's abc's tom llamas with your voice, your vote. >> reporter: what a difference a year makekes. a year ago, jeb bush was considered a major 2016 contender. >> so i'm thinking about running for president. >> reporter: donald trump himself was uure whether he would run. >> i'm going to give it very serious consideration. we may surprise you. you would be surprised. >> i would be shocked. >> reporter: but bush's's promised schlock and awe campaign was eclipsed by the ability of the brh billionaire to shock them all. >> when mexico sends its people, they're not sending their best. they're bringing drugs, they're bringing crime. they're rapists. >> his rising stardom overshadowing the rest of the gop field. >> i've been leading from the time i announced. >> so many candidates j joining the race, they couldn't fit on one stage. but with iowa just a month away, the field has whittled down.
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dold trump saying he'll make his first major ad buy in early states. >> i'll be spending a minimum of $2 million a week. >> reporter: the national front-runnereck and neck with senator ted cruz in the hawkeye state and senator marco rubio now being branded by some as the party's establishment pick. a rubio donor commissions this new year's day message over the rose bowl game. america is great. trump p is disguing. then there are the candidates who peaked and ebbed. ben carson chief among them, the one-time front-runner falling to fourth place. his team beset by chaos and back room drama. top staffers resigning as the former neurosurgeon tries to revive his political fortunes. if the pollsefy political gravity in 2015, it's now the voters' turn to decide what shock and au may lie ahead. tom llamas, abc news, new york. now the attorney for the so-called affluenza teen is fighting to keep him in mexico.
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ethan couch's attorney says the government tried to pull a fast one. he says deportation was the government's way of avoiding extradition laws, a much longer process couch and his mother fled texas after a video surfaced allegedly showing him at a party with alcohol. r & b singer chris brown may be facing more serious legal trouble. las vegas police are investite agallegation of battery against brown. a woman alleges brown assaulted her when she tried to take a photo of him. the singer denies the allegati. you may recall was released from felony probation last year more than six years after he attacd then girlfriend rihanna. >> it's being called the road rage murder. a designated driver ended up dead after a new year's eve party. police say the shooting might not have been random. they think her killers were actually at the same party. abc's aditi roy has details. >> reporter: police on the hunt for the men who they say gunned
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down this college student on new year's eve, turning a night of celebration into a road rage murder mystery. according to investigators, university of north texas junior sarah much kleckner was acting as a designated driver after attending a pty thursday night. while the 20-year-old's car was stopped at a red light, an suv pulled up alongside it. the confrontation ensuing. > five to six african-american males were inside that vehicle, exchanged wor with them. >> moments later one of the men in the suv opened fire, hitting much lekner in the head causing her to lose control of her car, hitting another vehicle, then crashing. much chner, along with another passenr was rushed to the hospital. >> after she went to the hospital, she later on passed aw. >> her parents gathered with hundreds of students and friends to mourn their loss. >> there's so many people that knew her that she touched their lives.
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>> she was friends with everyone. >> reporter: remembering the tv and film major as selfless, spirited and fun loving. >> she was just one of those pele that always had a smile on her face and never said no to an adventure. >> reporter: now police hoping to bring her killers to justice, saying at least two of the men in the suv were at that the samame new year's eve party and asking for any attendee who's may have taken photos or videos to come forward. >> we're sure that a lot of people at the party would have cognized who was in that vehicle and might be able to tell us who they were. >> reporter: police say the passenger in the victim's car who was injured was treated and released from the hospital. they're asking for the public's help in tracking down the people responsie for this tragedy. aditi roy, abc news, los angeles. >> thanks to aditi. what an off story indeed. if you happen to own a volkswagen diesel, start watching your mailbox. recall notices should start going out as soon as regulators approve the automaker's plan 0
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software installed on millions of vehicles worldwide half a million in the u.s. reported false emission test results. as a result, volkswagen's image has been tarnished and sales have plummeted. >> thehe powerba jackpot really getting up there. nobody had the winning numbers in saturday's drawing. the next jackpot on wednesd wi be about $400 million. that will put it in the top ten of powball jackpots. saturdrday nig someone in pennsylvania won what they're saying is just a mere $2 million. three other tickets were good for a million. >> very disappointed person somewhere in pennsylvania. so the nfl regular season is over. 12 teams made the playoffs including the pittsburgh pirates i should point out. one of them is not the buffalo bills. >> no. >> not steelers. my brain, sorry, jack. but at least the bills won tir game yesterday. maybe the jets who also aren't going tthe plaffs because of
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welcome back, everybody. getting back out to the tailgate scene. some serious nfl playoff talk. we start with the regular season finale last night on the frozen tundra of lambeau field. i feel like i've seen it colder there before. >> indeed. the vikings already had the lead in the third quarter when adrian peterson, remember him? ran it in from three yards out. then the game's big play the vikings return a fumble, 55 yardfor another touchdown. >> trying to say it was a forward pass situation. the packers, sorry, i'm already thinking about the broncos scored the ga's final ten points. it wasn't enough.
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minnesota wins the nfc north title with their 20-13 victory. >> good job. the green bay pack remembers going g to face washington redskins next week. >> okay. so as for the afc -- >> moving to the afc, i've noted for the broncos, the afc is going to run through denver now. peyton manning on the field last night went on the second half. this is of course, is their gam at san diego. heidn't actually throw for a touchdown but instrumental in leading the broncos to 20 second half points. denver wins the afc wes with the patriots loss. so they secure home field advantage through the playoffs with this 27-20 win. how does the whole afc wildcard situation shake out? the chiefs facing the texans will be saturday afternoon. division rivals steelers and bengals meet in cincinnati and then the patriots andnd broncos get a week off before getting in on the action in the divisional round. there y go.
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the terrible towel is out. >> yeah, that kind of sums up their ances. sorry, ck. but it was an amazing play in college football that still has everyone talking right now. >> tcu facing off against oregon in the alamo wl. th were coming back from a 31-point deficit. triple overnight. abc's clayton sandell on what might have been the difference in that game. >> reporter: this amazing come from behind win is not what many saw coming for texas christian university. >> that matches the largest comeback in bowl history. >> reporter: against oregon in the alamo bowl saturday, tcu was down at half-time, 31-0, and down on its luck, a ton of injuries and a starting quarterback benched after allegedly getting in a bar fight just days before the big game, seen in this tmz video. so, the horned frogs turned to backup quaub graham cole haasen, his very first start. despite the first-half
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>> at half-time, nobody had any doubt that we could come back and take it to three overtimes and win. >> reporter: nobody, except for maybe head coach gary patterson. at half-time, he changed shirts from black to tcu purple. >> black wasn't working. >> reporter: the team battled back, and in the third overtime, cole hawesen ran the bl himself to score the final touchdown. > it was -0, and tcu wins, 47-41. >> i said, can you imagine your dad passed away, he's watching, can you imagine if you come back that's what i told him before the game, and win this football game? can you imagine what he's thinking? and he did. >> reporter: clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> it's got to be the shirt. >> the epic wardrobe change. >> we'll be right back. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. that's 1 in 5 daughters, sons, neighbors, and classmates
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jersey. saying their scout leader was near a cave when a black bear grabbed petro anyone know by the leg and pulled him inside. >> at first i thought he was joking but then i heard him call the bear and i called 911. so, i called 911. >> reporter: instead of panicking, their boy scout training kicked in. >> the main thing to do was just to stay calm. >> reporter: calling 911. >> he's bleeding from his neck, his arm and his head. >> reporter: and coming up wit a plan to help rescuers find them deep in the woods. >> do you want us to make a signal fire? >> yeah, if you guys could start a fire. >> that fire and petro anyone know's barking scaring the bear off. rescuers arriving soon after, airlifting their scout leader to the hospital. >> it was very scary, yeah. >> reporter: so scary, they feared the worst. >> if we don't make it out of this alive, i love you guys. >> reporter: and they did make it out along with petroanyone
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know who tk to heart their oath to help people at a all times. >> i felt like a hero because i saved someone. we saved somebody's life.. >>eporter: marci gonzalez, abc news, new york. great kids there. must have been horrifying. coming up, the royals as you've never seen them before. >> a new documentary next on "world news now." lysol disinfectant spray kills 99.9% of bacteria on more than just the trashcan. it's the "pungent gym bag stink" neutralizer. and the "prevent mold and mildew onhe shower curtain for up to 7 days" spray. it's also the "odor causing bacteria" fighter. and even the "athlete's foot fungus" killer. discover more ways you can use lysol disinfectant spray
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we can't outrun them. >> we might in that quad jumper. >> we need a pilot. >> we've got one. >> you? >> "star wars: the force awakens"" topping the box office for a third week, raking in another $88 million over the new year's weekend. it's also rocketed past the domestic grosses of both "jurassic world" and "titanic"ing to become the second highest earner of all time behind avatar. 19 ds of release.
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>> rounding out the top three dad daddy' home taking in $29 million and the hateful eight" bringing in slightly over $16 million. >> soon to possibly make television history across the pond is a document tritt about prince charles. >> it promises to give us a nearly unprecedented glimpsese into the life of a man who has become the longest serving heir apparent in british history. dare ra hanes gives us a preview. >> prince c charles as never seen before in a newew documentary set to premieieren british tv. in when anton deck met the prince, 40 years of the prince's trust, charles opens up about his daily life as a future king and a grandfather. and it's quite revealing. >> there's no diaper changes. >> in a pinch i can do it. very nice. >> i'll bet it is. >> someone to keep an eye on me
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when i'm tottering about. >> princes harry and william also speak out about palace lif in the candid documentary. uncle harry joking about who really runs kensington palace, little george. prince harry adds he can be always hear the wheels of those plastic tractors to george loves playing on. william and harryry open up about the lessons of fafamily, fatherhood and friendship that they've learned from their father. >> i really respect him and look up to him because it can't b easy to take so many knocks over the years and fighting as much as he has. >> among charles' many titles the two princes prefer pa for the man who is always there for him. >> you can ring him up and say i'm in a bit of a pkle there or even better, you can off load stuff. >> sara haines, abc news, new york. >> harry or william? >> i'm not going to make that choice. are you kidding?
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>> so both. >> yes, both. >> both. it's a fascinating documentary, facenating to see the princes there. >> and your follow-up questions. >> yes. >> fantastic, as well. >> absolutely. that's the news for this half
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that's a look at london in the > this morning on "world news now," cutting ties. >> saudi arabia announcing they are severing diplomatic relations are iran as sectarian tensions between the two powerful muslim nations continue to rise. what exactly this means for the rest of th middle east. standing their ground, armed militia members in oregon vowing to stay on federal land citing the constitution as they support localarmers sentenced to prison for usising that land. how local authorities are reacting to the show of force. taking action. president obama home from vacation and using executive powers to enact tougher gun control. what he's expected to announce lar today.
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a if you're looking for some inspiration in the new year, look no further than this marine who found not only a new lease on life but a whole new voice. it's monday, juary 4th, 2016. annnnouncer:rom abc news, this is "world news now." >> 201616. >> isn't it weird to say, 2016? >> only like three more months for me to write the date incorrectly. >> we'llll be doing that. >> so gd you join us. i'm kayna whitworth in for reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. it is weird. this is the first back to work monday of 2016. a lot of people are probably hurting after the weekend. my voice as a result of it, as well. >> kendis had no fun whatsoever. >> not at all. we'll talk aboutthat, of course. >> but it is hard to start the new week. everybody's a little bit slow. weo start with our top story this half hour. iranian diplomats having a few more hours to leave saudi arabia.
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it's the latest in a developing situation that has the rest of the middle east on edge. >> the saudi kingdom severed relations with ira after its embassy in tehran was attacked and the confrontation between the two nations how has global implications in the war on terror. more now fm abs alex marquardt. >> reporter: tear gas filled the air in mass protests outside a saudi arabian consulate in iran. as a mob stormed and toed the saudi embassy in the iranian capital. protests spending around the world. angry chants and flag-burning. shiite muslims outraged at the execution by saudi arabia of a prominent shiite cleric, nimr al nimr. who was tried on terrorism-related charges in the ultra conservative unforgiving sunni kingdom. the furious responsese a warning that the deep global divisions between sunnis and shiites could
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>> this frankly is going to make a broken angry and dysfunctional middle east even more broken, angry and dysfunctional. >> reporter: iran, seen as the leader of the world's shiites, warned saudi arabia that they world face divine revenge. from the pulpit, the outspoken cleric had railed against the saudi royal family, accusing them of mistreating shiites. human rights protested his arrest and trial. he was executed alongside 46 others, most of them accused al qaeda militants. the u.s. criticized the executions, saying it worsens it the violent sectarian divid in the region. that has now gotten even deeper with saudi arabia announcing it has cut ties with iran. and ordering allll diploma out of the country in the next 48 hours. alex marquardt,bc news, london. >> back in this country another tense situation is playing 0 out right now in a remote area of southeastern oregon where a
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group of armed protesters are occupying a building at a national wildlife refuge. they took over the unoccupied building on sasaturdayfter a peaceful rally in support of two oregon ranchers. those ranchers dwight and steven hammon have been in a dispute with the federal government over land righthts and convicted of arson. protest organizers say they are in it for the long run. >> when government steps outside of its bounds that the people have given it, that it is the duty of the people to put that government back in its place. >> an attororney for the ranchers says bundy doesn'tpeak for his clients dwight and steven hammon have been ordered back to prin because of their original terms for those arson convictions weren't long enough the ham mands say they will turn themselveses in peacefully today. >> last week's floodwaters are moving down the mississippi after killing more than two
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river. the flooding left its mark in southern missouri and illinois s rningeighborhoods into islands. some homes can only be reached by boat after a leb vee breached. the mississippi river is already a half a foot beyond flood stage in memphis. >> in washington, president obama is set to announce executive orders and gun control. it's the president's first policy push since returning from vacation with the first family. today, he's meeting with attorn general loretta lynch to review proposals and could make an official announcement tomorrow. he's expected to expand background checks for gun buyers, that includes checks for people buying firearms at gun shows. several republican presidential candidates already criticizing the plans. and 32 days later, part of the site of the deadly tror attack in san bernardino will reopen today. nearly 600 employees of the inland regional center are returning to work. however the conference building where the shooters killed 14 people remains closed indefinitely that is.
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there will also be a memorial today to honor the victims of the december 2nd shootings. well, it may seem like the race for the white house has been going on forever now. the election year though is just four days old and in just four short weeks, it is the first iowa caucus. here is abc's cecilia vega with your voice, your vote. >> reporter: a year ago it seemed the presidency might be hillary clinton's race to lose. who would have thought 12 month later a democratic socialist from vermont and a billionaire reality tv star would pose the biggest threat to her dream. >> are you ready for a radical idea? >> reporter: her main challenger senator bernie sanders continues to draw large and enthusiastic crowds. >> we have received 2.5 million individual contributions, more than any campaign in the history of the united states of america.
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ugly attacks from a former friend just a few years ago, trump had nothing but praise for the clintons. >> hillary's a great friend of mine. her husband is a great friend of mine. they're fantastic people. >> reporter: now aiming his attacks not only at his potential rival, but taking shots at hillary's husband, as we. >> she wants to accuse me of things and the husband weighs one of the great abusers of the world? give me a break. give me a break. >> reporter: those attacks not stopping clinton from bringing what she calls her secret weapon to the campaign trail. the former president heads to new hampshire a place where both clintons have enjoyed political comebacks. but this time, this is sanders' backyard where he's been leading in the polls since august. >> let's make this happen. i need your help. i need your support. >> cecilia vega, abc news, new york. >> so i have bad news for you. don't go into a mcdonald's today looking for its dollar menu. as of today, it's gone replaced
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by the mcpick two. well, for $2, customers can pick two items choosing from a mcdouble, a mcchicken, small fries and mozzarella sticks, mcpick two gets a five-wk trial buthe fast food giant says it plans to stickith the concept only changing the choices. >> i feel like i don't remember the last time i was in mcdonald's. they definitely didn't have cheese sticks on the menu when i was in there. >> that is something new. they still had the mcdlt. it's cold on one side, warm on the other side. >> terrible. >> together it's just heaven. >> good pitchman. so there are a lot of people in my old stomping grounds of boston rather annoyed right now with the boston globe. there's a bit of a problem. their paper isn't being delived. >> so staff for the paper tried to help out yesterday. they were delivering papers to grateful subscriberers, reporters, editors, photographers and other employees all made the rounds. >> the globe changed their
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delivery companies in late decembmber and the change has been rough to say the least. among the problems, the new company has yet to hire enough drivers to cover their delivery routes. so i mean the idea that you could be getting your person from the person that wrote the story in the paper on the front page, i guess management when they send them out said make sure you have a flashlight, gps. you need it all. >> it's kind of cool. mind you it's a herculean effort. 200,000 subscribers to the sund paper. imagine making all thosese routes. >> 100 neighborhoods or zip codes missi from the delivery route. i do think in the end, subscribe serious probably apprecie the paper and the staff that much more after that. >> and everybody under 34 years old in bosn is saying what's a newspaper? what's the big deal? what's the boston globe? all right, coming up, a new study aiming to explain why men may be better than women under pressure. it's the study. i'm not -- >> we'll seebout that.
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why theriver of this suv los control before crashing into this house in north carolina yesterday. no one was at home at the time it happened, but the driver is hospitalized in critical ndition. the tenants who live there are going to have to find some place else to stay for now because the house is considered uninhabitable. >> now as we turn to a devastating scene inside one neighborhood in oklahoma city, shattered by a powerful natural gas explosion. >> dozens of homes were damaged, some so badly they are a total loss as investigators try to figure out exactly what happened. here's abc's phillip mena. >> reporter: a massive cleanup in this oklahoma city neighborhood. afteter a homexploded into pies early saturday morning. >> this house just exploded. >> reporter: the force of the blast so strong, it measured on an earthquake seismograph. damaging more than 50 homes nearby. >> i said, oh, my god, that house is gone. >> reporter: another neighbor shooting this dramatic cell phone video. >> it's completely gone. that whole, entire house is
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completely gone. >> reporr: incredibly, a man sleeping inside the house surved. he remains hospitalized in fair condition. fir officials say the local gas coany was working on a meter near the home when a fire started. moments later, the explosion. neighbors could smell a problem. >> i told my dad that i smell natural gas, and my next thought was, something exploded. >> reporter: oklahoma natural gas tells abc news it's still investigating and is helping those affected. we've seen dangerous gas explosions before, like this one that obliterated a home in new jersey. safety experts say if you smell natural gas at home or in your neighborhood, that means immediate danger. get out, do not turn on any lights, an electric spark can ignite the gas, and call 911. phillip mena, abc news, new york. some dramatic pictures there in oklahoma.
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another airb saster, an oakland california couple thought they were renting out their home to a young man in the area visiting family and friends, but just wait until you hear who it really turned out to be. >> first though a new year's inspiration. thee marine who lost so much in afghanistan and the group that is giving him not only a second chance but a whole new voice. you're watching abc "world news now." >> "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. an american, it's hard to hear
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foo fighters singing about heroes, of course. many of america's war heroes retu home broken in both body and in spirit. they do find it difficult a lot of time to restart their lives. >> this is an incredidible sry about this one marine who found not only a new purpose but really a whole new family thanks to this very special group of people who offered him a second chance to find a new voice. here's abc's martha raddatz. >> you may say i'm a dreamer. >> reporter: for tim donley, every new year, every new day is one he never thought he would see. four years ago, just days after his 20th bibirthday, the young marine was on his first deployment to afghanistan. >> we were doing a dismounted patrol through the village and the ied was buried in the wall
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>> reporter: a bomb that would take both legs and seriously damage his right arm. for a gifted singer who lov to play the guitar, the injuries were almost too much to bear. >> 2 1/2, 3 months after i got hurt, i couldn't even listen to music at all. it just -- it was too hard. >> reporter: it would take a very special team to help tim find himself, his voice agn. teacher leave those kids alone hey, teacher, leave those kids alone. >> reporter: the musicorps band of wounded warriors. musicorps is the brainchild of arthur bloom, a trained classical pia analyst. >> i was invited to walter reid to meet a soldier who was injured in iraq. he used to play drums. he was blown up by a roadside
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bomb and he lost his leg and he was concerned how am i going to play the drums again without my leg. >> reporter: as the fledgling program grew, it gained the attention of some true rock stars like roger waters formerly of pink floyd. >> i don't treat them like wounded guys. i treat them like musicians. they've worked and worked and worked these guys. that is why they're so good. >> reporter: good is an understatement. they are magnificent. i'm only halfway home >> tim in the band brings the house down at a standup for heroes concert just nine months after his devastating injury. i've got a wide wide river to cross >> one of the things about tim is that you see his injuries are so severe, but they're
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band has played sold out concert hauls as they hope to help even more of the wounded including those with invisiblewounds. >> we work with about 50 a year. walter reed is still full of very injured patients. >> reporter: f for tim, happiness now reaches far beyond the stage. six months ago, balancing on prosthetic limbs, he marri kelly fiddler at a seaside wedding. > i'm enjoying being married. it's great. when people let me know that i, you know, helped them understand a little bit more about you know allhese guys and whahat they go through, it doesn't get any better than that. shine on you crazy diamonds >> reporter: martha raddatz, abc news, washington. tt was a really powerful story. >> i've got to say he sounds absolutely fantastic. and to know that story, s back story makes i even more
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heartwarming. doesn't it? >> absolutely. the fact that we can write and sing and also perform, theheyet to work with musicians like sheryl crowe. i like what roger waters said he treats them like musiciaians together. >> coming up, why men perform better than women, period, that's it. >> no, no. >> we're out of time. >> you're performing --edications, does your mouth often feel dry? a dry mouth can be a side effect of many medications. but it can also lead to totooth cay and bad breath. that's why there's biotene, available as an oral rinse, toothpaste, spray or gel. biotene can provide soothing relief and itelps keep your mouth healthy too. remember, while your medication is doing you good, a dry mouth isn't. biotene, for people who suffer from a dry mouth. i pinky promised my little girl a fabulous garden party for her birthday. so i mowed the lawn, put up all the decorations. i thought i got everything. almost everything!
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deadlines, a half hour, an hou to try to see which gender performed those tests quicker. both did poorly, but women were just awful. terrible. >> just awful? i feel like you're ad libbing this by the way. >> it's according to the psychology study. >> blame it on science. >> it is recorded in the journal of econonomic psychology. women w were terrible. >> okay. well. >> i kind of sound like donald trump. and a few of them were actually okay. >> okay. so moving on here to gaming. i do think i know most men are better gamers i guess. but one guy he didn't. >> most men are better players. >> oh, my. just derailing. >> this guy left his nintendo, his super nintendo console on for 20 years. take a look if you're watching. ththat's a game you have to insert.
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he had to blow the dust out of it. he didn't want to lose his score. like games now, they y will hol your score for you. this one didn't. he left it on for 20 years. >> i was going to say what does his wife think. i assume 20 years of ththat, he's probably single. wow, 20 years. >> he's dedicated. >> he isdedicated. this australian comedian wanted to relive some of the most popular instagram photos and so she did. including you remember kim k.'s rekraeks here. she says lying naked in a pool of paint and calling it art. this is by celeste barber the comedian. you remember this one. >> this is the most liked photo on instagram of all time and she redid that one. that's kind i have hilarious there. >> the serena photo. >> that's amazing. she's so funny. >> i've seen the comedian failed aid little bit at this one. so there it is. >> and the gisele photo, nailed. so funny. you're last story is hysterical.
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day. this morning on "world news now," the standoff in oregon. a group of armed protesters are digging in their heels occupying a building at a national wildlife refuge in a dispute with the federal government over land rights. the latest on this developing story. >> historic flding. thousands are being evevacuated along the mississippi river after floodwaters killed more than two dozen people in missouri and southern illinois. turning entire neighborhoods into islands. and new this half hour, the california couple cleaning up after a new year's eve party left their home trashed. >> they weren't even invited to the party.
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>> what we're finding out about this latest airbnb nightmare and what you need to know before renting out yourur home. >> and "star wars" launches itself into the number two spot of highest earning movies of all time, now taking aim on "avatar" for first place while "spotlight" takekes home oer -- another honor generating even more oscar buzz. more on that in "the skinny." it is monday, january 4th. we are at 2016. >> annnnouncer: om abc n news, this is "world news now." >> good monday morning, everybody. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm kayna whitworth in for reena ninan today. we're starting a whole new year. >> it is. we're off to a whole new year and it is a mondays. that ithe bad part about this story we're going to tell you about in california. this amazing party was thrown. you saw the champagne bottles. they even brought out the budweiser.
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ts out of hanand for you, the budweiser? >> oh, man. >> we'll get to that story in a moment. we do start this half hour with this standoff that is happening right now in oregon. there are armed militia members that are occupying a building at a nationonal wildle refuge. >> and it all stems, of course, from years long dispute that you two ranchers, a father and son, have been having with the federal government. one federal agency says it is working to resolve the whole thing peacefully. >> with grievances and with guns, dozens of armed militia members have takenen over a federal building in the oregon back country. >> thirefuge here is rightfully owned by the people. we intend to use it. >> reporter: they moved in on the building saturday. >> it is the duty of the people to put that government back in its place. >> reporter: one of their grievances the sentencing of two local ranchers for arson who are in a dispute with the federal government over land rights. >> the principles we are here are based upon the constitution of the united states.
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nevada rancher cliven bundy were involved in a standoff with the government over grazing rights two years ago. bundy says they have come with generators and other supplies apparently preparing for siege like conditions. he says the protesters will stay put till the lococal goverent gives the two ranchers safe haven from the federal governmentnt. local schools have been closed for the week, and the local law enforcement is urging people to stay away. they also issued a statement accusing the militias of an attempt to overthrow the county and federal government in hopes to spark a movement across the united states. tensions a are runni high. >> bringing in a militant view saying we're going to rise up if we don't get our way, we're going to use armed resistance, that's just not right. >> reporter: those two ranchers say they will turn themselves in peacefully. >> and to our headlines om overseas now, some damage assessment just now coming in after a powerful earthquake rockedndia. it measured 6.7. it struck before dawn in a
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remote part of the northeast near the border with myanmar and bangladesh. so far at least five people are reported killed as a result of this. most buried under collapsed buildings. more than 100 others have been injured. saudi arabia cutting diplomatic ties with iran. this after demonstrators in tehran attacked the saudi embassy protesting the kingdom's execution of a cleri accused of terrorism. all this is the latest in an escalating dispute between two major mideast powers and two branches of islam. iranian diplomats hahave been given 48 hours to pack up and go home. >> reporter: israel indicted two jewish extremists for a brutal attack in the west bank in july. one of the suspects confessed to tossing a fire bomb through a family's window while they slept killing an 18-month-old boy. his parents later died of their wounds. it f fled a wave of palestinian knife attacks. at least two other jewish
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palestinians. back here at home, therest of the mississippi is moving out missouri and illinois leaving behind severe damage from the flooding and at least 25 deaths. the body of a teenager who drowned in central illinois was found just yesterday. abc's indra petersons is in the heart of the flood zone. >> reporter: roof after roof peeking from the swollen mississippi. the toll from the devastating floods is growing. in illinois, authorities recovering the second body of two teenagers whose truck was swallowed last week by rising waters. three still missing. 25 lives lost, and more than 100 homes destroyed. hardest-hit this weekend, alexander county, illinois. where the ohio river and mississippi now meet the ohio has already crested. the mississippi, now threatening. >> here in alexander county, it's the worse that we've seen. >> reporter: the mississippi is four miles away, across what is typically corn fields. but today, that t overflows
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home. for many here, it is a traumatic flashback to the e record fods of 1993. the reynolds family taking a boat to check on their mother's home. >> my mom, she's older, and this is where she lives, and this is where she wants to stay. so we're going to do everything we can to make that happen. >> reporter: the mississippi floodwater surging south expected to crest near memphis thursday and approaching grnville and vicksburg, mississippi as well as baton rouge, louisiana in the next two weeks. a rare winter scare for the communities in the south dreading what's coming their way. residents will be closely monitoring the level of both of these rivers overnight hoping for the best. indra petersons, abc news, olive branch, illinois. >> stocks plunged so much on the chininese stocmarket this morning that trading was halted. a new rule that went into effect today sends traders home if stocks are off 7% or more and they were. the chinese sell-off was trgered by worries about manufacturing and the mideast. u.s. stock futures are off less than 1% right now.
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federal investigators may launch another search for a ship that sank in october. on sunday, authorities released several images of the el faro the cargo ship that left florida on september 29th and then lost contact as hurricane joaquin became a category 4 storm. the remains of the 33 people on board never found. investigators still hope they can locate the black box. the developer of the dubai tower that caught fire new year's eve vows to repair it. the skyscraper burned as the city held its annual fireworks display. consultants are already working to repai the damage to the 63-story building. the cause of thehe fire reins under investigation this morning. >> next to the race for the white house. donald trump is breaking his silence this weekend after appearing in a terrorist recruitment video. true to form, the gop front-runner found someone else to blame, democratic front-runner hillary clinton. abc's mary bruce explains.
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>> reporter: forget his republican rivals. donald trump is going full steam against hillary clinton, saying as secretary of state she spread terror, not diplomacy. >> hillary clinton created isis with obama. >> reporter: trump is also shrugging off his appearance in a recruiting video from the al qaeda affiliate al shabaab which shows him calling for a ban on muslims entering the u.s. the republican front-runner says it comes with the territory. >> what am i going to do? i have to say what i have to say. >> reporter: and he's pointing a finger back at clinton and her husband. >> her husband is in a propaganda. think it's an isis. and they really put him down as a degenerate. >> reporter: citing this isis video. >> fornicators. >> reporter: in new hampshire, clinton laughed off trump's latest charge. >>he republicans seem to have a particulular fixatn on blaming president obama and me for everything that happens in the world. i've noticed that. >> reporter: she did not menon
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but her r message him was clear. >> you hear all of this rhetoric attacking muslims and muslim americans. it's not only shameful and ofoffensive,hich it is. it's counterproductive and dangerous. >> as her husbd gets ready to hit the campaign trail, a preemptive strike from trump tweeting does s anybody member when bill clinton in 2008 worked long and hard for hillary? she lost. now bill is at it again, just wah. clinton likes to call her husband her secret weapon. and her campaign is confident that the former president will give her a big boost out on the campaign trail. mary bruce, abc news, the white house. new york's governor wants all homeless people to be in shelters during freezing temperature. andrew cuomo's executive order takes effect tomorrow d it requires that all homeless be removed from the streets by force, if necessary. he says he is ready to go to court to defend any legal challenges.
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the freeding point. freezing point. and another kind of effort under way to help the homeless at least in cleveland. volunteers are scattering scarves and other winter gear around the city. they have coats, snow suits and children's items for those in ed to use attached to each item is a note. >> those notes read, i am not lost. if you need to stay warm, please take me. slus users the items are encourag to pay it forward. organizers say they got the idea from similar efforts in other cities. >> i believe there's an effort in maine similar to that with coats. nice to see them do that. >> coming up, a new year's hangover for one california couple. >> the new year's eve bash thrown at their house by an airbnb tenant and 200 of his closest friends. >> coming up in "the skinny," a little peek-a-boo from a couple of celebrity babies. our first glimpse of kimye's bouncing baby boy and a touching family portrait of one of the first families of silicon
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here now is abc's lauren lyster. >> reporr: this oakland, california, couple, cleaning up and recovering from a new ar's party in their home they didn't throw. >> tons of booze in the kitchen, there's beer cans and actually broken glass and stuff i in the house. >> reporter: remnants of a rager thrown by their airbnb guest. reshma vasanwala and her partner jim renting their home to a man who said he would be in the area visiting family and friends. >> he sounded mature, responded, >> reporter: but in reality, the couple says the renterer was a teen who was apparently throwing his 18th birthday party. >> people were either jumping on them or stepped on them. >> reporter: luckily, the couple got a text from a coconcerned neighb. police were already on the scene. a spokesman for the company telling abc news, we have zero tolerance for this kind of behavior. we have banned this guest from airbnb and problems like this
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for hosts are extremely rare. but shma says they'll never rent again. dollars ofof insuran coverage says it's working with the couple to cover their loss boston but they recommend that hosts verify renter i.d., and meet your guests in person. hand over your keys in person remember you the host have the final say on whether they stay. and the company says tread the site. kendis and kayna, the party boy in california was a first-time renter with no one to vouch for him. >> party boy renter, i like how she said that. >> and last time renter, as well we should point out the person who rented the place returned to that spot and was arrested by cops for vandalism. >> they're pressing criminal charges against this kid. how could you not? what a horrible way to start the new year the couple has to buy all new furniture. there an insurance policy involved here. >> there was a cleaning fee when it comes to airbnb. i guess this was a little much. >> they were smoking too inside. it wasn't just the beer bottles. >> not just the regular
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cigarette, as well. it is california. >> they were smoking marijuana according to the reports. >> exactly. >> when we come back here, "the foe awakens" launching itself into a whole new galaxy. >> guess what patti labelle is cooking up now. "the skinny" is next. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. [male narrator] the coast guard protects, defends and saves lives. [male radio operator] coast guard mayday... [narrator] we are the coast guard foundation
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skinny, so skinny >> it is time now for "the skinny." toppinour headlines this morning, "the force awakens" is yet again rewriting hollywood history. >> the "star wars" sequel has rocketed up the all-time domestic box office charts surpassing "titanic" and setting its sights on "avatar" as the top grosng film in history. >> "the force awakens" has earned $760 million domestically and more than twice that worldwide. it will get a major shot in the arm next week when it premieres in china, the world's second biggest market. >> it will be done by next week. >> here at home generatiting some movie oscar buzz is "spotlight." >> we cannot stop talking about this. the national society of film critics has just voted "spotlight" the best picture of the year as well a as honori the co-writers jo singer and tom mccarthy with best screenplay. the film tracks an investigation done by the boston globe's
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molestation charges that were covered up by the ci's catholic archdioceses. >> it's wrapped up three golden globe nominations including best director and best screenplay. >> must see. >> yeah, put it on your list. next up, a little bit of a teaser from kim kardashian. >> the reality tv star is giving us a little glimpse of her new baby boy. there you see it. saint west she posted this photo to instagram showing saint's tiny hand wrapped around the finger of his big brother north. >> so kim and husband kanye west -- >> sister rather. >> right -- wcomed the birth of their baby b on december 5th in los angeles about three weeks ahead of her due date. so congratulations to the happy family. >> okay. another high profile family showing off, as well on facebook. >> mk zuckerberg rang in the new year by sharing a family photo. you see it there.
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we oldaughter. the 31-year-old facebook founder and ceo posted with the que, "i hope your 2016 is happy, healthy and productive." >> within 24 hours that photo had racked up more than a million likes and shared more than 14,000 times. you look at that picture and you really get a sense including all his actions since then that fatherhood has changed his life tremenusly. >> he's donating a bunch of money because he wants the world she grows up in to be a better place. speaking of sharing, patti labelle heading back into the kitctchen. >> the grammy winning legend is again teaming up with walmart this month to launch patty-cakes, a vanilla pound cake and a caramel cake that comes after their phenomal success of their sweet potato pie that sold out after this online phenomenal review. how is it that you people who laugh togethther and le together sometimes
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you can still kind of spot one guy there who is already there for next year. >> the one guy. >> yes. so we're already four days into january. have you finalized your ne year's resolutions yet? >> if you haven't, you're already late on that. making new year's resolutions is a tradition that dates back nearly 4,000 years, but thanks to google, the internet has kind of helped revolutionize how we arrive at those resolutions. here's abc's cecilia vega. >> three, two, one, happy new year. >> rorter:r: yeah, yh, happy new year. it is time to get down to busiss. what's your resolution? >> be a nicer person, do well in school. >> that's good. >> spend less money. >> spend less money? >> sure. >> to be less cynical. >> that's a good one. >> reporter: make kale chips? >> no, why would i want to eat kale? >> yes, kale chips. turns out following new year's
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e second most googled how to question in america. google compiling the list and it is official. we are a nation looking to get healthier. number one on the list, how to get rid of stress. number six, how to cook cabbage. number nine, how to steam broccoli. we are also apparently fed up at work. see number four, how to write a resignation letter. while we're making all these promises that we probably won't keep, how about a new hobby? number ten, how to crochet a beanie. >> i don't know. i bought this. >> reporr: now if only we could figure out how to make these resolutions stick. cecilia vega, abc news, new york. so ty got to stick for the whole year, huh? how to make kale chips. >> that's hysterical. >> i love people that are googling and how to write a resignation letter so you can stay home and make kale chips for a living.
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but it was a great new year's. >> and i'm kaynana whitwor in for reena ninan. here are some of the top adlines that we're following this morning on "world new now." first of all, a group of armed militia members occupying buildings s at a natnal wildlife refuge in a remote area of oregon. their takeover linked to a long running case between two ranchers and the federal government. full details straight ahead. >> saudi arabia is breaking off diplomatic relations with iran after its embassy in tehran was attacked by protesters. iranians arere upset bsaudi arabia's execution of a dissident religious leader. president obama is set to announce executive actions on
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gun control. today, he is meeting with attorney general loretta lynch to review proposals. he could make an official announcement tomorrow. federal investigators have released several images of the el faro that giant freighter sank in october during a hurricane. the remains of the 33 crew members were never found. authorities may launch another search for the ship's black box. those are some of our top stories on this monday, january 4th. >> announcer: from a abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning to everyone. let's get started this half hour with the armed occupation of buildings at a remote national wildlife refuge in oregon. it's happening right now. the u.s. fish and wildlife service says work is being done to resolve the situation peacefully. >> the whole thing is linked to this lonrunning dispute between two ranchers, father and son and the federal government. abc's neal karlinsky reports. >> reporter: dozens of armed militia members have
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at the government. >> it is the duty of the people to put that government back in its place. >> reporter: the takeover following this rally yesterday. militia marching through this remote, snowy area of oregon, carrying flags. the leader ammon bundy posted this raling cry on new year's eve. this is not a time to stand down. it is a time to stand up and come to the county. we need your help. >> reporter: now those inse say they are prepared to use force if necessary. >> one of their grievances the sentencing of two local ranchers in dispute with the federal government over land rights. >> the principles are based upon the constitution of the e united states. >> bundy along with his father, nevada rancher cliven bundy were involved in a standoff with the government over grazing rights o years ago. now bundy says they have brought in generators and other supplies preparing to hunker down possibly for years.
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>> this refuge here is rightfully owned by the people. we intend to use it. >> reporter: local schools have closed for the week. and the local sheriff urging people to stay away. lolocals herfearful of an armed standoff. >> bringing in a militant view say ag, we're going to rise up if we don't get our way, we're going to use armed resistance, that's just not right. >> reporter: those local ranchers wanted r arson say they plan to turn themselves in peacefully monday morning but that is unlikely to end this standoff and authorities here are monitoring the situation closely. neal karlinksky, abc news, bend, oregon. >> turning our focus overseas right now and to india where the damage is being cleared after a powerful earthquake. the 7 quake struck before dawn in a remote partf the northwest near the border we're told with myanmar and bangladesh. so far at least five people are reported to have died most burieded under clapsed buildings. you can see why looking at those
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images. mo than 100 others have been injured. residents of kentucky, tennessee and other states further south are bracing for mississippi river flooding. the crest has moved beyond southern missouri and illinois leaving behind this destruction, disruption and death. a 25th fatality confirmed yesterday when the body y of a teen was recovered. he and a friend tried to drive through a flooded area last week. >> let's move to the campaign trail now and donald trump is speaking outfter he appeared in a terrorist recruiting video. trump says it comes with t territory when you're the front-runner, and he has to say what he has to say. instead, he's blaming hillary clinton. claiming she created isis when she was secretary of state. trumalso blasted bill clinton who campaigns for his wife for the first time today calling him a degenerate who failed to help her win eight years ago. well, a year ago, who would have predicted that donald trump would be driving the race for the white house?
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arves, the candidates who seem the most likely to win back then are already starting to fall. here's abc's tom llamas with your voice, your vote. >> reporter: what a difference a year makes. a year ago, jeb bush was considered a major 2016 contender. >> so i'm thinking about running for president. >> reporter: donald trump himself was unsure whether he would run. >> i'm going to give it very serious consideration. we may surprise you. you would be surprised. >> i would be shocked. >> reporter: but bush's promised shock and awe campaign was eclipsed in june are by the ability of the brash billionaire to shock them all. >> when mexico sends its people, they're not sending their best. they're bringing drugs, they're bringing crime. they're rapists. >> his rising stardom overshadowing the rest of the gop field. >> i've been leading from practically the time i announced. >> so many candidates joining the race, they couldn't fit on one stage. but with iowa just a month away, the field has whittled down. donald trump saying he'll make
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states. >> i'll be spending a minimum of $2 mlion a week. >> reporter: the national front-runner neck and neck with senator ted cruzuz in the wkeye state and senator marco rubio now being branded by some as the party's establishment pick. a rubio donor commissions this new year's day message over the rose bowl game. america is great. trump is disgusting. then there are the candidates who peaked and ebbed. ben carson chief among them, the one-time front-runner falling to fourth place. his team beset by chaos and back room drama. top staffers resigning as the former neurosurgeon tries to revive his political fortunes. if the polls seemed to defy political gravity any 2015, it's now the voters' turn to decide what shock and aw e-mail lie tom llamas, abc news, new york
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fighting to keep him in mexico. ethacouch's attorney fernando benitez says the government tried to pull a fast one. he says deportation was the government's way of avoiding extradition laws, a much longer process. couch and his mother fled texas after a video surfaced allegedly showing him at a party with alcohol. r & b singer chris brown may be facing some more serious legal trouble, yeah, again. las vegas police are investigating an allegation of battery against brown. a woman alleges brown assaulted her when she tried to take a photo of him. the singer denies the allegation. brown you may recallas released from felony probation last year more than six years after he attacked then girlfriend rihanna. >> it's being called the road rage murder. a designated driver ended up dead after a new year's eve party. police say the shooting might not have been random. they think her killers were actually at the same party. abc's aditi roy has details. >> reporter: police on the hunt for the men who they say gunned down this college student on new year's eve, turning a night of
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celebration into a roarage murder mystery. according to investigators, university of north texas junior sara mutschlechner was acting as a designated driver after atattending a new year's eve party with a group o her sorority sisters thursday night. while the 2020-year-ols car was stopped at a red light, an suv pulled up alongside it. the e confrontion ensuing. > five to six african-american mamales werenside that vehicle, exchanged some words with them. >> moments later one of the men in the suv opened fire, hitting mutschlechner in the head causing her to lose contl of her car, hitting another vehicle, then crashing. mutschlechner, along with another passenger was rushed to the hospital. >> after she went to the hospital, she later on passed away. >> her parents gathered with hundrereds of students anfriends to mourn their loss. >> there's so many people that knew her that she touched their lives. she never met a stranger. >> she was friends with everyone.
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>> reporter:r: remembeng the tv and film major as selfless, spirited and fun loving. >> she was just one of those people that always had a smile on her face and never said no to an adventure. >> reporter: now police hoping to bring her killers to justice, saying at least two of the men in the suv were at that same new year's eve party and asking for any attendees who may have taken photos or vivideos to me forward. >> we're sure that a lot of people at the party would have recognized w w in that vehicle and might be a able to tell us who they were. >> reporter: police say the passenger in the victim's car who was injured was treated and released from the hospital. they're asking for the public's help in tracking down the people responsible for this tragedy. aditi roy, abc news, los anles. >> thanks to aditi. what an awful story indeed. if you happen to own a volkswagen diesel, start watching your mailbox. recall notices should start going out as soon as regulators approve the automaker's plan to make good on the problem. software installed on millions
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million in the u.s. reported false emissions test results. as a result, volkswagen's image has s been tarshed and sales have plummeted. >> the powerball jackpot really getting up there. no one had the winning ticket with all the numbers in saturday's drawing. the next jackpot on wednesday will be about $400 million. thatill put it in the top ten of powerball jackpots. saturday night someone in pennsylvania won what they're saying is just a mere $2 million. three other tickets were good for a million. >> very disappointed person somewhere in pennsylvania. so the nfl regular season is over. 12 teams made the playoffs including the pittsburgh pirates i should point out. one of them is not the buffalo bills. >> no. >> not selers. my brain, sorry, jack. but t at leasthe bills won their game yesterday.. maybe the jets who also aren't
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their defeat. >> steelers a wildcard. speaking of losers, we do want to show you this guy. your best friend, right? >> yesterday, before thehe bills game, this guy jumps rightht on to a burng table. he's on fire. >> and once wasn't enough, of course. so he went back in for seconds. when you're on fire at a tailgate party, nothing like dousing the flames witbeer. good job. >> the bills mafia. there's something like this every time. >> go more than a decade without the playoffs, that will do it. coming up, the teams that did make the nfl playoffs. the vikings ending the packers' nfc north reign taking theitle for the first time in seven year while the broncos galloped ahead. sorry losers, only the winners play now >> also, we are hearing for the first time from those t boy scouts whose bravery and survival skills were put to the test in helping to save the life of their scout leadewho was being mauled by a black boy. first a look at today's
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welcome back, everybody. getting back out there to the tailgate scene. some serious nfl playoff talk. we start with the regular season finale last night on the frozen tundra of lambeau field. i feel like i've seen it colder there before. >> it has beenn cold ker, indeed. he's bringing out the towel. the vikings alreadady had thlead in the third quauarter wheadrian peterson, remember him. ran it in from three yards out. then the game's big play. the vikings return a fumble, 55 5 yards for another touchdown. >> trying to say it was a forward pass situation. the packers, sorry, i'm already thinking about the broncos -- scored the game's final ten points. it wasn't enough. minnesota wins the nfc north
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>> good job. the degree bay packers are going to face my washington redskins next week. okay. so as for the afc -- >> moving to the afc, i've noted for the broncos, the afc is going to r run righthrough denver now. peyton manning on the field last night went on the second half. this is of course, is their game at san diego. didn't actually throw for a touchdown but obviously instrumental in leading the broncos to 20 second half points. denver wins the afc west with the patriots loss. so they secure home field advantage through the playoffs with this 27-20 win. how does the whole afc wildcard situation shake out? the chiefs facing the texans that will be saturday afternoon. then division rivals steelers and bengals meet in cincinnati and thenhe patriots and brcos get a week off before getting in on the action in the divisional roundnd. there you go. the terrible towel is out.
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>> yeah, that kind of sums up their chances. sorry, jack. but it was an amazing play in college football that still has everyone talking right now. >> tcu facing off against oregon in the alamo bowl. they were coming back from a 31-point deficit. triple overtime. abc's clayton sandell on what might have been the difference in that game. >> reporter: this amazing come from behind win is not what many saw coming for texas christian university. >> that matches the largest comeback in bowl history. >> reporter: against oregon in the alamo bowl saturday, tcu was down at half-time, 31-0, and also down on its luck, a ton of injuries and a starting quarterback benched after allegedly getting in a bar fight just d days befo the big game, seen in is tmz video. so, the hornedrogs turned to backup quarterback bram kohlhaen, his very first start. despite the first-t-half pummeling, he says he wasn't worried. >> at half-time, nobody had any
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doubt that we could come back and take it to three overtimes and win. >> reporter: nobodody, excepfor maybe head coach gary patterson. at half-time, he got suspicious. changing shirts from black to tcu purple. >> black wasn't working. >> rorter: the team battled back, and in the third overtime, kohlhausen ran the ball himself to score the final touchdown. >> it was 31-0, and tcu wins, 47-41. >> i said, can you imagine your dad passed away, he's watching, can you imagine if you come back, that's what i told him before the ball game, you come back and you win this footbl game. can you imagine what he's thinking? and he did. >> reporter: clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> it's got to be the shirt. >> the epic wardrobe chang >> we'll be right back. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. that's 1 in 5 daughters, sons, neighbors, and classmates
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near a cave when a black bear grabbed petronino by the leg and pulled him inside. >> at first i thought he was joking but then i heard t the bear and i herd him call 911. so i called 911. >> reporter: instead of panicking, their boy scout training kicked in. >> the main thing to do was just to stay calm. >> rorter: calling 911. >> hs bleeding from his neck, his arm and his head. >> reporter: and coming up with a plan to help rescuers find em deep in the woods. >> do you want us to make a signal fire? >> yeah, if you guys could start a fire. >> that fi and petronino's dog barking, scaring the bear off. rescuers arriving soon after, airlifting the scout leader to the hospital. >> it was very scary, yeah. >> reporter: so scary, they feared the worst. >> if we don't make it out of this alive, i love you guys. >> reporter: and they did make it out along with petronino who is recovering because of these boy scouts who took to heart their oath to help people at all times.
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we can't outrun them. >> we might in that quad jumper. >> we need a pilot. >> we've got one. >> you? >> "star wars: the force awakens" topping the box office for a third week, raking in another $88 million over the new year's weekend. it's also rocketed past the domestic grosses of both "jurassiworld" and and "titanic" to become the second highest earner of all time behind "avatar." 19ays of release. it will be number one soon now.
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>> yeah. >> rounding out the top three daddy's home taking in $29 million and "the hateful eight" bringing in slightly over $16 million. >> soon to possibly make televivision hisry "ross the pond" is a documentary about prince charles. >> it prises to give us a nearly unprecedented glimpse into the life of a man who has become the longest serving heir apparent in british history. abc's sara haines gives can us a preview. >> reporter: prince charles as never seen before in a new documentary set to premiere on british tv. in when "anton deck met the prince, 40 years of the prince's trust." charles opens up about his dailyly life as a future king and a grandfather. and it's quite revealing. >> there's no diaper changes. >> in a pinch i can do it. it's very nice having a granddaughter. >> i'll bet it is. >> someone to keep an eye on me when i'm tottering about.
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>> princes harry and william also speak out about palace life in the candid documentary. uncle harry joking about who really runkensington palace, little george. ying it's the 2-year-old heir's giant playground. prince harry adds he can always hear the wheels of those plastic tractors that george loves playing on. william and harry open up about the lessons of family, fatherhood and friendship that they've learned from their father. >> he's a real credit that he's managed to keep going the way he has. i really respect him and look up to him because it can't be easy to take so many knocks over the years and fighting as much as he has. >> among charles' many titles the two princes prefer pa for the man who is always there for him. >> you can ring him up and say i'm in bit of a pickle there or even better, you can off load stuff. >> sara haines, abc news, new york. >> harry or william? >> i'm not going to make that choice. are you kiing? >> so both. >> yes, both.
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>> both. it's a fascinating documentary, fascinating to see the princeses there. it's so great. >> and your follow-up questions. >> yes. >> fantastic, as well. >> absolutely. that's the news for this half hour.
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fall? >> saudi arabia announcinghey are severing diplomatic relatis are iran as sectarian tensions between the two powerful muslim nations continue to rise. what exactly this means for the rest of the middle east. standing their ground, armed militia members in oregon vowing to stay on federal land citing the constitution as they support local farmers sentenced to prison for using that land. how locaauthorities are reacting to the show of force. taking action. president obama home from vacation and using executive powers to enact tougher gun control. what he's exexpected tannounce later today.
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and if you're looking for some inspiration in the new year, look no further than this marine who found not oy a new lease on life bua whole new voice. it's monday, january 4th, 2016. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> 2016. >> isn't it weird to say, 2016? >> only like three more months for me to write the date incorrectly. >> we'll all be doing that. >> so glad you join us. i'm kayna whitworth in for reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. it is weird. this is the first back-to-work monday of 2016. a lot of people are probably hurting after the weekend. my voice as a result of it, as well.. >>endis had no fun whatsoever. >> not at all. we'll talk aut that, of course. >> but it is hard to start the new week. everybody's a little bit slow. we do start with our top story this halhour. iranian diplomats having a few more hours to leave saudi arabia. it's the latest in a developing
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the middle east on edge. >> the saudi kingdom severed relations with iran after its embassy in tehran waattacked and the confrontation between n the two nations now has global implications in the war on terror. more now from abs alex marquardt. >> reporter: tear gas filled the air in mass protests outside a saudi arabian consulate in iran. as a mob stoed and torched the saudi embassy in the iranian capital. protests spending around the world. angry chants and flag-burning. shiite muslims outrageged at the execution by saudi arabia of a prominent shiite cleric, nimr al nimr, who s tried on terrorism-related charges in the ultra conservative unforgiving sunni kingdom. the furious response a warning that the deep global divisions
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get worse and dangerously so. >> this frankly is going to make a broken, angry, and dysfunction dysfunctional middle east even more broken, angry and dysfunctional. >> reporter: iran, seen as the leader of the world's shiites, warned saudi arabia that they world face divine revenge. from the pulpit, the outspoken cleric had railed against the saudi royal family, accusing them of mistreating shiites. human rights groups loudly criticized the arrest and trial. he was executed alongside 46 others, momost of th accused a qaeda militants. the u.s. criticized the executions, saying it worsrsens it the violent sectarian didivide in the region. that has now gotten even deeper with saudi arabia announcing it has cut ties with in and ordering all diplomats out of the country in the next 48 hours. alex marquardt, abc news, london. back in this country, another tense situation is playing out right now in a remote area of southeastern oregon where a group of armed protesters are occupying a building at a
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national wildlife refuge. they took over the unoccupied building on saturday after a peaceful rally in support of two oregon ranchers. those ranchers dwight and steven hammon have been in a dispute with the federal government over land rights and convicted of arson on federal lands for which they've already served prison time. protest organizers say they are in it for the long run. >> when government steps outside of its bounds that the people have given it, that it is the duty of the people to put that government back in its place. >> an attotorney forhe ranchers says bundy doesn't speak for his clients dwight and steven hammon have been ordered back to prison because of their original terms for those arson convictions weren't long enough. the hammonds say they will turn themselves in peacefully today. last week's historic flooaters are moving down the mississippi after killing more than two dozen people further up the river.
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turning neighborhoods into islands. some homes can only be reached by boat after a levee e breached a half a foot beyond flood stage in memphis. in washington, president executive orders and gun control. policy push since returning from vacation with the first family. today, he's meeting with attorney general loretta lynch to review proposals and could make an official announcement tomorrow. he's expecd to expand backgrground ches for gun buyers, that includes checks for people buying firearms at gun shows. several republican presidential candidates already criticizing the plans. an32 days later, part of the site of the deadly terror attack in san bernardino will reopenoday. nearly 600 employees of the inland regional center are returning to work. however the conference building where the shooters killed 14 people remains closed indefinitely that is.
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there will also a memorial today to honor the victims of the december 2nd shootings. well, it may seem like the race for the white house has been going on forever now. the election year though is just four days old and in just four short weeks, it is theirst iowa caucus. here is abc's cecilia vega with your voice, your vote. >> reporter: a year ago it seemed the presidency might be hillary clinton's race to lose. who would have thought 12 months later a democratic socialist from vermont and a billionaire reality tv star would pose the ggest threat to her dream. >> are you ready for a radical idea? >> reporter:er main challenger, senator bernie sanders, continues to draw large and enthusiastic crowds. >> we have received 2.5 million individual contributions, more than any campaign in the history of the united states of america.
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ugly attacks from a former friend. just a few yeaears ago trump had nothing but praise for the clintons. >> hillary's a great friend of mine. her husband is a great friend of mine. they're fantastic people. >> reporter: now aiming his attacks nonot only ahis potential rival, but taking shotat hillary's husband, as well. >> she wants to accuse me of things and the husband weighs one of the great abusers of the worlrld? give me a break. give me a break. >> reporte those attacks not stopping clinton from bringing what she callser secret weapon to the campaign trail. the former president headso new hampshire, a place where both clintons have enjoyed political comebacks. but this time, this is sanders' backyard where he's been leading in the polls since august. >> let's make this happen. i need your help. i need your support. >> cecilia vega, abc news, new york. so i have some bad news for you. don't go into a mcdonald's today looking for its dollar menu. as of f today, is gone replaced
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by the mcpick two. well, for $2, customers can pick two items choosing from a mcdouble, a mcchicken, small fries and mozzarella sticks, mcpick two gets a five-week trial, but the fast food giant says it plans to stick with the concept only changg the choices. >> i feel like i don't remember the last time i was in mcdonald's. they definitely didn't have cheese sticks on the menu when i was in there. >> that is something new. it's been a while for me. they still had the mcdlt. it's cold on one side,arm on the other side. >> terrible. >> together it's just heaven. with the boston globe. there'a bit of a problem. their paper isn't being delivered. >> so staff for the paper tried to help out yesterday. they were delivering papers to grateful subscribers, reporters, editors, photographers and other
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devery companies in late december and the change has been rough to say the least. among the problems, the new company has yet to hire enough drivers to cover their delivery y roes. so i mean the idea that you could be getting your pape from the person that wrote the sty in the paper on the front page, i guess management when they send them out said make sure you have a flasashlight, s. you need it all. >> it's kind of cool. mind you it's a herculean effort. 200,000 subscribers to the sunday paper. imagine making all those routes. >> 100 neighborhoods or zip codes missing from the delivery route. i do think in the end, subscribe serious probably areciate the paper and the staff that much more after that. >> and everybody under 34 years old in boston is saying, "what's a newspaper?" what's the big deal? what's the "boston globe"? all right, coming up, a new study aiming to explain why men may be better than women under pressure. it's the study. i'm not --
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control before crashing into this house in north carolina yestday. no one was at home at the time it happened, but the driver is hospitalized in critical condition. the tenants who live there are going to have to find some place else to stay for now because the house is considered uninhabitable. now as wye turn to a devastating scene inside one neighborhood in oklahoma city, shattered by a powerful natural gas explosion. >> dozens of homeses were daged, some so badly they are a total loss as investigators try to figure out exactly what happened. here's abc's phillip mena. >> reporter: a massive cleanup in this oklahoma city neighborhood. after a home exploded into pieces early saturday morning. >> this house just exploded. >> reporter: the force of the blast so strong, it measured on an ethquake seismograph. damaging more than 50 homes nearby. >> i said, oh, my god, that house is gone. >> reporter: another neighbor shooting thihis dramat cell phone video. >> it's s complete gone.
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that whole, entire house is completely gone. >> reporter: incredibly, a man sleeping inside the house survived. he remains hospitalized in fair condition. fifirefficials say the local gas company was working on a met near the home when a fire started. moments later, the explosion. neighbors could smell a problem. >> i told my dad that i smell natural gas, and my next thought was, something exploded. >> reporter: oklahoma natural gas tells abc news it's still investigating and is helping those affected. we've seen dangerous gas explosions before, like this one that obliterated a home in new jersey. safety experts say if you smell natural gas at home or in your neighborhood, that means immediate danger. get ouout, do noturn on y lights, an electric spark can ignite the gas, and call 911. phillip mena, abc news, new york. in oklahoma.
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another airbnb disaster, an oakland, california, couple thought they were renting out their home to a young man in the area visiting family and friends, but just wait until you hear who it really turned out to be. first, though, a new year's inspiration. the marine who lost so much in afghanistan and the group p that is giving him not only a second chance but a whole new voice. you're watching abc "world news now." >> "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. >> "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. as an american, it's hard to hear
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heroes, of course. many of america's war heroes return home broken in both body and in spirit. they do find it difficult a lot of time to restart their lives. >> this is an incredible story about this one marine who found not only a new purpose but really a whole new family thanks to this very special group of people who offered him a second d chance to find a new voice. here's abc's martha raddatz. you may say i'm a dreamer >> reporter: for tim donley, every new year, every new day is one he never thought he would see. four years ago, just days after his 20th birthday, the young marine was on his first deployment to afghanistan. >> we were doing a dismounted patrol through the village and
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the ied was buried in the wall right next to me. >> reporter: a bomb that would take both legs and seriously damage his rightrm. for a gifted singer who loved to play the guitar, the injuries were almost too much to bear. >> 2 1/2, 3 months after i got hurt, i couldn't even listen to music at all. it just -- it was too hard. >> reporter: it would take a very special team to help tim find himself, his voice again. teacher leave those kids alone hey, teacher, leave those kids alone. >> reporter: the musicorps band of wounded warriors. musicorps is the brainchild of arthur bloom, a juilliard trained classical pianist. >> i was invited to walter reed to meet a soldier who was
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he used to play drums. he was blown up by a roadside bomb and he lost his leg and he was concerned how am i going to play the drums again without my leg. >> reporter: as the fledgling program grew, it gained the attentn of some true rock stars li roger waters formerly of pink flfloyd. >> i don't treat them like wounded guys. i treat them like musicians. they've worked and worked and worked these guys. that is why they're so good. >> reporter: good is an understatement. they are magnificent. i'm only halfway home >> tim in the band brings the house down at a standup for heroes concert just nine months after his devastating injury. i've got a wide wide river to cross >> one of the things about tim is that you see his injuries are
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irrelevant when he's singing. >> reporter: since then, the band has pyed sold out c concert halls as they hope to help even more of the wounded including those with invisible wounds. >> we work with about 50 a year. walter reed is still full of very injured patients. >> reporter: for tim, happiness now reaches far beyond the stage. six months ago, balancing on prosthetic limbs, he married kelly fiddler at a seaside wedding. > i'm enjoying b being mared. it's great. when people let me know that i, you know, helped them undetand a little bit more about you know all these guys and what they go through, it doesn't get any better than that. shine on you crazy diamonds >> reporte martha raddatz, abc > that was a really powerful story. >> i've got to say he sounds absolutely fantastic.
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and to know that storyry, his ba story makes it even more heartwarming. doesn't it? >> absolutely. e fact that we can write and sing and also perform, they get to work with musicians like sheryl crowe. i like what roger waters said, he treats them like musicians together. coming up, why men perform better than women, period, that'st. >> no, no. >> we're out of time. >> youe performing -- you're performing --edications, does your mouth often feel dry? a dry mouth can be a side effect of many medications. but it can also lead to tooth decay and bad breath. that's why there's biotene, available as an oral rinse, toothpaste, spray or gel. biotene can provide soothing relief and it helps keep your mouth healthy too. remember, while your medication is doing you good, a dry mouth isn't. biotene, for people who suffer from a dry mouth. i pinky promised my little girl a fabulous garden party for her birthday. so i mowed the lawn, put up all the decorations. i thought i got everhihing. almost everything!
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given tests and they were given deadlines, a half hour, an hour to try to see which gender performed those tests quicker. both did poorly, but women we just awful. terrible. >> just awful? i feel like you're ad libbing this by the way. >> it's according to the psychology study. >> blame it on science. >> it is recorded in the journal of economic psychology. women were terrible. >> okay. well. >> i kind of sound like donald trump. and a few of them m were actlly okay. >> okay. so moving on here to gaming. i do think i know most men are better gamers i guess. but one guy he didn't. >> most men are better players. >> oh, my. just derailing. >> this guy left his nintendo, his super nintendo console on for 20 years. take a look if you're watching. that's a game you have to insert. he had to blow the dust out of it.
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score. like games now, they will hold your score for you. this one didn't. he left it on for 20 years. >> i was going to say what does his wife think. i assume 20 years ofhat, he's probably single. wow, 20 years. >> he's dedicated. >> he is dedicated. this australian comedian wanted to relive some of the most popular instagram photos and so she did. including you remember kim k.'s re-creation here. she says lyiying nakedn a pool of paint and calling it art. this is by celeste barber, the comedian. you remember this one. >> this is the most liked photo on instagram of all time and she redid that one. that's kind i have hilarious there. >> the serena photo. >> that's amazing. she's so funny. >> i've seen the comedian failed aid little bit at this one. so there it is. >> and the gisele photo, nailed. so funny. you're last story is hysterical. we want to show you video of
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allowed in the kitchen, which he probably shouldn't be allowed on the kitchen counter. >> then wh happens? >> oh, no, kittens were harmed in the making of this video. terrified of the toaoaster.
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that's so funny. making news in america this morning -- armed occupation. a militia taking over a government facility. and this morning, the fbi is getting involved as the group lays out its demands. extreme weather, the west coast right now, preparing if the worst, as a stotorm sweepin off the pacific. bringing several days of rain. plus, a cleanup under way after historic flooding from the swollen mississippi river. breaking overnight, stocks plunging overseas. trading brought to a halt. why the massive plunge and what it means for wall street and your money othe first trading day of 2016. and going viral.
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feeling the frustration and his helmet. the embarrassising momenenfor an nfl player. good monday morning. i'm kayna whitworth. >> and i'm kendis gibson. we're going to start on the west coast. with that armed occupation of several buildings at a national wildlife refuge in a remote part of oregon. the fbi is now the lead vernment agency in the case. >> the bureau says this investigation is being done with state and local authorities. we get details from abc's megan hughes. >> rorter: armed militia members man a guard tower usually used to spot wildfires. this wildlife refuge in oregon has been taken over and become a symbol. >> this refuge here is rightfully owned by the people. the principles are based on the constitution of the united
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>> reporter: ammon bundy says they've come with generatatorsnd other supplies, potentially preparing for siege-like conditions. local law enforcement firnls have urged people to stay ay. the fbi has s taken ov. tensions are running high. >> it's sort of frightening when there's people making threats and -- people touting guns. >> people are afraid. >> it's the duty of the people to put thagovernment back in its place. >> reporter: bundy, along with his father, cliven, were involved in a standoff with the government over grazing rights two years ago. >> back uphere! >> reporter: this latest incident, now occupation, started with a protest over the sentencing of two local ranchers for setting fires on local land. steve and dwight hammond went to jail for 90 days initially. government officials are calling for the men to serve out their five-year sentce. >> to think that there's this many people -- showing up. hope to see you in five years.
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>> reporter: megan hughes, abc news, washington. and also in the west right now, millions bracing for what coulbe a full week of rain. >> the first in a series of these strong storms already moving into california. you're looking live at the radar right now. there will be rain from san francisco to san diego. and the storm's fueled by el nino. >> and there are also worries about landslides, flooding, and other disasters. brush fires have left hillsides unable to soak up the runoff. officials are stock-piling sandbags, clearing storm drains and getting the homeless off the this storm is real and it's coming. last el nino, the big storm that happened 18 years ago, we lost about 14 people and had billions of dollars of damage. so we're determined to get out in front of this. >> this year's el nino is expected to be one of the most powerfulul ones ev. the worst of the stormis expected tomorrow.
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in addition to the rain, forecasters are calling for high winds and high surf. in the midwest, last week's historic floodwaters moving down the mississippi, after killing more than two dozen people further up the river. the flooding has left its mark in southern missouri and illinois, turning neighborhoods into islands. some homes can only be reached by boat after a levee breached. the mississippi river is already a half a foot beyond flood stage in memphis. to the midwest now. one person was injured in an accident at chicago's o'hare airport. a mobile stairway collided with a plane near a gate. the driver was taken to the hospital but is in good condition. no one else was injured in this accident sunday marked the final day of the busy holiday travel season. and overseas, some breaking news overnight. a powerful earthquake struck parts of india before dawn. the 6.7 quake was centered in a remote area in the country's northeast. it also shook neighboring
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myanmar and bangladesh. at least five people have died in india alone. most buried under collapsed buildings. more than 100 people have been injured. the toll is s expectedo rise. iranian diplomats have a few more hours to leave saudi arabia. the saudis have severed diplomatic relations. the latest in an escalating confrontation that is rocking the middle east. more now from abc's alex rquardt. >> reporter: tear gas filled the aiair in masprotests. outside a saudi arabian consulate in iran, as a mob stormed and torched this saudi embassy in the iranian capital. protests spreading around the world. the angry chants and flag-burning. shiite muslims outraged at the execution by saudi arabia of a prominent shiite cleric, nimr al nimr, who was tried on terrorism related chaes in t ultraconservative unforgiving sunni kingdom.
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the furious response a warning that the deep global divisions between sunnis and shiites could get worse. and dangerously so. >> this, frankly, is going to make a broken, angry, and dysfunctional middle east even more broken, angry, and dysfunctional. >> reporter: iran, seen as the world leader of shiites, warned their arch rival, saudi arabia, that they will face divine revenge. from the pulpit, the oupoken cleric had railed eded against the royal family, accused of mistreating sawed die inging saududi shiite human rights groups criticized the eric's arrest and trial. he was executed alongside 46 others, most of them accused al qaeda militants. alex marquardt, abc news, london. turning focus to this country right now and to the race for the white house. there will be a new face on the campaign trail starting today. hillary clinton unleashes what she calls her secret weapon, her husband bill. they'll campaign just a a few miles from a donald trump rally in new hampshire.
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the gloves are coming off between the two front-runners. >> i mean, and, you know, that's one of the reasons why i get so frustrated with some of what i hear the republicans sayg. because it's so negative. it's so insulting. you can't make america great again if you insult and demean the people of america. >> trump with some harsh words in the meantime for bill clinton. calling him a degenerate who failed to help his wife win the nomination eight years ago. meantime, trump launches his first tv ad later today. "the washington post" reporting it features an explosive montage of terrorism and shadowy images of immigrants crossing the border. trumump thundeng his promise to make the c country gat again. he's promised to spend at least $2 million a week in ads in the runup to the first primaries. president obama back from vacation. ready to announce executive actions on gun control. today, he's meeting with the attorney general to review
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proposals. he's expected to expand background checks for gun buyers. that includes checks for people buying fire arms from gun shows. several republican candidates are criticizing the plans. and gun rights advocates say they'll challenge the president's orders. also, 32 days later, part of the site of the deadly terror attack in san bernardino reopens todaday. nearly 600 employees of the inland regional center are returning to work. the conference building where the shooters killed 14 people remains closed indefinitely. the victims of the december 2nd shooting will also be honored today. breaking overnight, stock markets suspended overerseas aft a major selloff. we're going to tell you what it means for wall street. also this story. little heroes. the boy scouts credited with saving their leader when a bear attacked. talking about their quick thinking for the first time. plus, costly download. a dad in shock.
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dave, i'm sorry to interrupt. i gotta takeke a sick y tomorrow. dads don't take sick days, dads take nyquil severe the nighttime, sniffling, sneezing, coughing, aching, feve best sleep with a cold, medicine. breaking overnight, ststock markets taking a hit. and that could impact your money. stocks plunged so much on the main chinese stock market this morning that all trading was halted. the chinese selloff was triggered by worries about manufacturing and the middle east situation. european markets dropping this morning. should point out that u.s. stock futures are off less than 2% right now. also, blame being thrownwn around as "the boston globe" is hit with major delivery issues.
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codes are affected. so a lot of the paper's reporters, editors, photographers, did double duty over the weekend. assembling and delivering the sunday "globe" that some people never got. the paper changed delivery companies last week. among the problems, the new company is still hiring drivers toto cover a the delivery routes. volkswagen diesel owners can expect a little something in their mailboxes soon. recall notices are set to go out on. as soon as regulators approve the tomaker's plan to make good on the problem. software installed on millions of vehicles worldwide, half a million here in the u.s., reported false emissions results. since then, volkswagen's image has been tarnished and sales have plummeted. if you're driving a gasoline-powered car this could be another good year. aaa expects prices to remain low. dropping maybe another dime in the next few weeks and then rising again for the summer.
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the auto club does not expect the national average to go above $3 a gallon. >> that seems like so long ago. $3 gas. when we come back. jumbo jackpot. powerball fever. ramping up again after no winners picked over the weekend. also, sideline s smack. ugh. an nfl kicker loses his cool, anand his heet hits right back. we stop arthritis pain, so you don't have to stop. because you believe in go. onward. today's the day. carpe diem. tylenol 8hr arthritis pain has two layers of pain relief. the first is fast. the second lasts all day. we give you your day back. what you do with it is up to you.
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looking at this morning's driving conditions, wet roads are going to stick around in california for a few days. withth snow inigher elevations. snow showers around the great lakes. otherwise, good driving once you get the car started. >> scrcraping ofthe windows. if you're flying, airport lays likeliest in los anges, san francisco, and phoenix. also this morning, we're hearing for the first time from a couple of boy scouts. they bravely helped their leader. he was being attacked by a bear. >> it was a frightening attack. frankie and vincentnt lepore were part of a small group hiking in new jersey a few weeks ago. their leader was near a cave when a black b bear grabd him by the leg and pulled him inside. >> at first thought he was joking. but then, i heard the bear. and i heard him calling 911. >> the main thing to do was just to stay calm. >> that, they did. they called for help and lit a signal fire to make it easier to
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frankie said he felt like a hero because he and his brother saved theieir leader life. his recovery from that attack does continue. federal investigators might launch another search for a massive cargo ship that sank in october. on sunday, authorities released several images of the "el faro." it sank near the bahamas. the remains of 34 people on board never found. authorities are still hoping to find the data recorder. bill cosby's wife is being forced to testify in a defamation lawsuit this week. camille cosby tried to keep from testying. by arguing that conversations with her husband are protected. but a jauj dismissed her claims. in the l lawsuit, ven women accused the comedian of drugging and sexually assaulting them decades ago. mrs.s. cosby is scheduled to be deposed wednesday. the cosbys have beenen married more than 52 years.
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may be facing legal troubles. las vegas police investigating now an allegation of assault and battery against brown. her after she tried the take a photo of him. he denies the allegation. he was released from felony probation last year more thahan six years after he attacked then girlfriend rihanna. the powerball jackpot r ry getting up there. no one had a winning ticket on saturday. the next jackp on wednesday will be about $400 million. that will put it in the top ten of powerball jackpots. saturday night, someone e in pennsylvania won a mere $2 million. three other tickets were good for $1 million a piece. >> that's one way to get your finances straight for the new year. >> fantastic. the nfl regular season is in the books. notime for coaching staffs to be replaced. and then there are the playoffs as well. >> yes, they start saturday, with the chiefs facing the texans. and the steelers take on the bengals.
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the redskins. >> got that? well, higights from yesterday's games now from espn. good morning. >> good morning, jay. >> good morning to you as well. jay harris, john anderson. busy sunday in the nflfl. playoffs are set. >> you know, we're trying to get people up, not put them back to sleep, right? >> oh, sorry. >> let's show you nfl football. ththe charge and the broncos. denver trailining 13-7 ithe third quarter. when they say brock osweiler, you go to the sideline. peyton manning, you come in for the first time in six weeks and throw a pass to virgil green. slow start for manning, but it worked. 5 for 9. 69 yards through the air. what he did well, hand-off. ronnie hillman, a hall of fame handoff. goes 23 yards for the deciding score. manning is back and the broncos are the number one seed in the afc with a 27-20 win. ben roethlisberger and the steelers visiting the browns. they wanto play in the post season. but they need some help. early second quarter. deangelo williams with the handoff. he's down.
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he's in some pain. john hughes iii lands right on top of his leg. williams will be carted off. he would not return. right ankle injury. fourth quarter. big n. rolling left. markus wheaton. touchdown. steelers go on to win, 28-12. and thanks f the help they gotot from the bills, they advance to the post season. >> that is a good morning, america. >> thanks, fellas. >> i'm glad they woke up finally. >> yeah, finally, wow. >>up next in "the pulse." feeling the force and dominating the box office. "star wars" on the verge of a new w record. and the ituneses bill fo $6,000 after a boy got a hold of his dad's ipad.or $6,000 after a boy got a hold of his dad's ipad. of irregular heartbeat not caused by a heart valve problem. but i won't accept is getting out there with less than my best. so if i can go for something better than warfarin, i will.
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give extra. get extra. dave, i'm sorry to interrupt. i gotta take a sick day tomorrow. dads don't take sick days, dads take nyquil severe the nighttime, sniffling, sneezing, coughing, aching, fever, best sleep with a cold, medicine. hey, welcome back, everybody. time to check "the pulse."
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and more records. >> yeah, "the force awakens" has rocketed up the all-time box office charts. faster than anybody else. today, it's expected to beat "avatar" as the top-grossing film in history. >> the film from abc's parent company has earned $760 million domestically. and more than twice that worldwide. it will get a shot in the arm nextxt week wh it premiers in china. >> the second largest movie market in the world. >> absolutely. >> it will be a lot of fun. the's a dad d in engla. a bit of a shock thanks to an itunes bill. >> yeah, it seems his 7-year-old son n racked unearly $6,000 in charges. that's after playing the jurassic world video game e for just six days. he didn't realize -- >> it's crazy. >> he didn't realize his crafty son knew his pass code. he wasn't aware of the charges until his credit card was denied while shopping.
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apple, thankfully, agreeing to refund the amount. and reminding parents about putting parental controls on their devices. and that photo sums up that, hey, kid, you're in trouble. >> i hope he won whatever game this was. >> yeah, exactly. there are plenty of ways nfl players get themselves recognized during a game. the kicker for the buffalo bills came up with a new way yesterday unfortunately for him. >> dan carpenter missed an extra point that would have made it 14-0, buffalo, against the jets. right? so he comes off the field, slams his helmet. >> what did he do? ink. >> it popped right back up and hits him in the face. it's so embarrassing. >> he then hit three field goals to help buffalo beat the jets. buffalo is used to having problems with the kickers. >> yeah, the bills mafia. >> exactly. the kickers? >> that is so embarrassing. kickers are people, too. you're supposed to stick up for them. but not this guy. >> even in buffalo. he handled it well. that parent in england handled it well. all good all around.
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dogs bring out the good in us. pedigree brings out the good in them. feed the good. ccking our top stories this morning, the fbi is keeping tabs on a militia group that's taken over buildings at a wild life refuge in oregon. the seizure is linked to a dispute between ranchers and the the government. >> president obama is back from vacation. today, he's meeting with the attorney general to review proposals. he's expected toxpand background checks for gun buyers. california readying themselves for a week worth of strong storms. high surf, strong winds, mudslides in the work. rain along most of the west coast.
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and highs belo freezing in the midwest. and finally, one of the most independent mat and revealing royal documentaries is about to hit the air waves. >> it comes from a pair of working class comedians. sara haines has a preview. >> reporter: prince charles as never seen before in a new documentary set to premier on british tv. in "when ant and deck met the prince" 40 years of the prince's ust, he oppose upbout his daily life as a future king and a grandfather. it's qui revealing. changing? >> in a pinch, i could. it's nice having a granddaughter. >> i bet it is. >> somomebody to keep an eye on me when i'm to thorring about. >> reporter: princes harry and william speak out about palace
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uncle harry joking about who really runs ken sington palace. little orge. saying it's the 2-year-old heir's giant playground. he can always hear the wheels of the there's aic tractors that george loves to play on. william and harry open up about the lessons of family, fatherhood, and friendship. >> it's a credit tt he's managed to keep going. it can't be easy to have take son many knox over the years and you keep going and fighting as much as he as. >> reporter: among the many titles, the two princes prefer pa for the man who has always been there for him. >> you can ring him up and say, i'm in a bit of a pickle. or better, you can offload stuff. >> reporter: sara haines, abc news, new york. >> and the d documenta airs tonight overseas on itv. >> i love that. i bet it's neat for them to be able to talk thasht father that way. by the way, today on "good morning america," another sort
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of royalty. miss universe will be there talking about the controversy. >> oh, my. that's what's making news in america. making news in america this morning -- armed occupation. a militia taking over a government facility. and this morning, the fbi is getting involved as the group lays out its demands. extreme weather, the west coast right now, preparing if the worst, as a storm sweeps in off the pacific. bringing several days of rain. plus, a cleanup under way after historic flooding from the swollen mississippi river. breaking overnigight, stoc plunging overseas. trading brought to a halt. why the massive plunge and what it means for wall street and your money on the first trading day of 2016. and going viral.
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feeling the frustration and his helmet. the embarrassing moment for an nfl player. happy new year, everybody. good monday morning. i'm kayna whitworth. >> and i'm kendis gibson. we're going to start on the west coast. with that armed occupation of several buildings at a national wildlife refuge in a remote part of oregon. the fbi is now the lead government agency in the case. >> the bureau says this investigation is being done with state and local authorities. we get details from abc's megan hughes. >> reporter: armed militia members man a guard tower usually used to spot wildfires. this wildlife refuge in oregon has been taken over and become a symbol. >> this refuge here is rightfully own by the people. the principles are based on the
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