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making news in america this morning, breaking overnight, investigators in paris naming the third bataclan attacker. the details just in. firing back, the controversial plan to ban muslims. donald trump responding to critics in an exclusive interview with barbara walters. >> we have a president that doesn't have a clue. we don't know what's happening. >> the backlash growing from his own party and the white house as his lead widens in the newest poll. we are live in washington. caught on camera. one of the hottest toys for the holidays bursting into flames again. this time inside a mall. and art lovers taking an even closer look at the mona lisa. the secret possibly discovered lurking below the surface.
good wednesday morning. i'm richard bacon. >> i'm reena ninan. we begin with breaking news from paris. a critical new development in the investigation into the terror attacks. french officials have now identified the third attacker who blew himself up at the bataclan theatre, 23-year-old fouad mohamed-aggad from a city in northeast france. >> he was one of three attackers at the bataclan where 90 people were killed during a concert by california rock band eagles of death metal. he had reportedly gone to syria in 2013 with a group of other radicalized young men. the rest were arrested when they returned to france but he was not. we'll continue to follow these new developments from paris. the paris attackers are among the incidents being cited by republican front-runner donald trump as reasons for his proposal to ban muslims from entering the u.s. >> criticism of trump has been
withering and widespread. we'll have new reaction in a moment, but in an exclusive interview with abc's legendary barbara walters, trump remained unapologetic. >> do you regret your ban on muslims which some people think is unamerican? >> not at all. we have to do the right thing. somebody in this country has to say what's right. i have great respect and love, i have people that i have tremendous relationships, they're muslim and, barbara, they agree with me 100%. it's short-term. let our country get its act together. they knocked down the world trade center. they tried doing it twice. other things happened. there are people that have tremendously bad intentions. we have to be tough. we have to be smart and we have to be vigilant. we have a president that doesn't have a clue. we don't know what's happening. we need toughness and smartness and we have to do it quickly. >> are you a bigot?
>> not at all. probably the least of anybody you've ever met. >> donald trump speaking with abc's barbara walters there and we mentioned the harsh criticism that's been raining down on trump since he unveiled his proposal. >> white house spokesman josh earnest saying the idea should disqualify trump from serving as president of the head of the republican national committee is also criticizing the idea. >> for more we're now joined from washington by abc's lana zak. lana, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, reena and richard. donald trump has ignited an international firestorm with these comments. some worry it will be used as an isis recruiting tool. others fear it could be used to justify hate here at home. all at the same time that the latest poll numbers show donald trump with his largest lead in new hampshire ever. winning that state's primary right now with an astounding 32% support. >> donald trump has jumped the shark. he's gone too far. >> reporter: sharp condemnation for donald trump from everyday
americans to fellow republicans. >> we know how you make america great again, tell donald trump to go to hell. >> reporter: all in response had his most recent controversial proposal. >> donald j. trump is calling fire total and complete shutdown of muslims entering the united states. >> we have to get control. >> reporter: for young muslim-americans it's hard to see the republican front-runner's opinion as a one-off. >> these children are kind of walking around carrying the weight of their religion on their shoulders. >> my teachers told me specifically to not only keep our heads up high. >> i'm used to hearing things like go back to your country. just really discriminatory phrases like that and i'm kind of sick of hearing it because this is my country. >> reporter: on the front cover of "the new york daily news" a paraphrase of that famous poem about the holocaust. when he came for the muslims, i did not speak out. and the head of congressional
republicans paul ryan said yesterday that donald trump's views do not represent that of the republican party. however, ryan wouldn't go so far as to withhold support from trump should he receive the nomination. that's something that democrats and even some republicans say should be part of that universal condemnation. reena, richard. >> amazingly strong words from lindsey graham. lana zak live in washington, thank you. donald trump capped off his busy day with a tweet. >> overnight trump sending out this, wow, what a day. so many foolish people that refuse to acknowledge the tremendous danger and uncertainty of certain people coming into the u.s. that tweet getting nearly 8,000 likes. it has been one week since the shooting rampage in san bernardino. and for the first time we are hearing from some of the men and women in rushed to help at the scene. veteran police detective george lozano says he's no hero despite
the fact he told evacuees that he'd take a bullet for them. >> it's nothing short of what any other person in law enforcement would do. i don't feel like a hero whatsoever. anyone behind me or any one of the people, 300 people that were there would have said the same thing. that's our job to put ourselves in the line of danger to protect the community. >> alarms were going off, sprinklers were on, it was cloudy or smoky. the gunpowder was heavily prevalent in the room. but in the end i think that the training just took over. >> another officer described how he noticed he had a bullet hole in his leg but he kept on shooting just the same. investigators continue to look into who provided help to the killer couple in that deadly rampage. authorities say 24-year-old
enrique marquez, a convert to islam, and close friend of syed farook admitted he bought two guns for farook. marquez has since checked himself into a mental hospital but could face criminal charges. the fbi is also looking into a $28,000 deposit from an online lender to the couple's bank account. in washington the house voted overwhelmingly to tighten the visa program driven over concerns over terrorism. it would require it for anyone in syria or iraq for the previous five years. in the pacific northwest, another day of heavy rain. many roads are flooded or blocked by landslides or sinkholes. sewage is flowing through some portland, oregon, streets. the state department of transportation is telling motorists to avoid all state highways overnight. amtrak has suspended service
between portland and vancouver, washington. one storm after another is coming in off the pacific. and as you can see on the radar there, there is more heavy weather coming in off the pacific. like a fire hose, one meteorologist said. the forecast is for more rain, more strong winds and i'm afraid more problems. still ahead, getting tougher on car safety. the biggest change to crash tests in over 40 years. bursting into flames in the middle of a mall. another incident of a popular toy going up in flames. plus, bursting through the door, police saving hostages. the dramatic new body cam video this morning.
many enjoy a cup of coffee and early important stroll on the beach. this was too much. thousands of cans of coffee washed up yesterday near melbourne, florida. coffee came from containers that fell off a barge last weekend. the travel industry is still feeling the effects from the terror attacks in paris. air france says it lost $54 million in november from cancellations. bomb threat hoaxes and other disruptions. it's mostly on flights to and from paris. the financial losses are continuing this month. well, a transportation department official warns that 13 of the nation's busiest air traffic regions don't have enough controllers. he tells congress the shortage demands urgent attention. a youunion official says one-th of air traffic controllers are eligible to retire.
the number of boston college students sickened after eating at a mexican grill is up to 80. they believe they're an isolated case of norovirus and not related to an outbreak of e. coli. the chipotle where all those students ate is closed while boston health officials investigate. the nation's safety rating system for new cars and trucks is getting a major upgrade starting in 2019 to earn five stars, vehicles will be required to enough -- to have new safety technology that includes rear visibility cameras, blind spot detection and collision avoidance systems. new crash tests will also simulate cars colliding at an angle and crash test dummies will be more anatomically correct. i do love my back camera, the rear camera. >> i love it. how did we ever cope without it. >> i know but when we come back, caught on camera, a dramatic chase ending in a hail of
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roads throughout the northwest this morning will be wet and sometimes flooded and slippery at higher elevations. drivers should also watch out for wet roads in the upper plains and the ohio valley and possibly in south florida. new video this morning is likely to give a lot of parents second thoughts about giving a popular gift. >> the dramatic video shows a hoverboard fire happening inside a mall right next to the kiosk where it was on sale. an eyewitness says the battery operated device just exploded. kiosk employees used fire extinguishers on it but it prompted an evacuation of the mall south of seattle. no injuries reported. this is the video from the body cam of an officer in milwaukee going toward a hostage situation after gunfire erupted. the shots were fired by a man who was holding two people hostage inside their home. the suspect took his own life when the hostages -- with the hostages on either side of him. another man involved in the home
invasion fled and was later arrested. gripping, isn't it. a high-speed shoot-out in seattle. dash cam video showing police chasing and ramming a carjacking suspect. he still drives away. the 40-minute chase ending with a dramatic move. police ramming his car a second time. the suspect a convicted felon was killed by police in a barrage of gunfire. now to the shocking death of douglas tomkins co-founder of the north face clothing store chain. he died of hypothermia after a kayaking accident in the patagonia region of southern chile. after his retail career he game well-known as a conservationist spending millions financing national parks. he was 72 years old. >> a brilliant man. breast cancer patients will have a new tool to hang on to their hair and dignity. fda says it will allow marketing of the digni cap, cooling system
that cools their scalps to reduce hair loss. it makes it harder for cancer fighting drugs to reach and harm the hair follicles by temporarily reducing blood flow in the scalp. >> that could help so many people. so good to hear. some sports featuring the number 23 after last night's game. patrick kane of the chicago blackhawks has gotten a goal or assist in 23 straight games. >> yeah, and in the nba the defending champs have won 23 straight to start their season. details from the excellent guys at espn. >> good morning, america. he's stan, i'm neil. the warriors may never lose. >> no. they haven't so far this season. clay thompson and company taking on the pacers trying to get to 5-0 in their seven-game road trip. thompson went cuckoo.
hit ten three, 9 point, seven rebounds and six assists. steph curry with 29 points so that's 68 from the back court if you add it up. the warriors got a little scare from thompson, injured an ankle. he'll be okay. play boston friday, 23-0 this season, 7 straight dating back to last season. damian lillard with 33 for portland trail blazers takingen 0 lebron james. i'm determined to pronounce it like that once every show i have. lebron james highlight. lebron james knocking down the three then lebron james, look at this. >> yeah. >> that is a super stud move. drawing an offensive foul, plumlee is not a little man either. ran into the wall known as james. that was a top play. james, 33 points, 14 in the fourth. cleveland, 105-100. >> you know coaches love that when your best player takes a charge like that. it's a message to the rest of
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90 million. drag me down to number two, one direction, 130 million. >> and roaring her way to the number one spot katy perry pulling in 135 million bucks making her not only the top musician but a top earning celebrity on the planet. i wish i could sick like her. >> on the planet. next up a new mystery involving the mona lisa at it again. >> the more than 500-year-old portrait by leonardi da vinci is hanging in the paris museum and a french scientist has been studying her more for man a decade. it peeled back every layer of paint exposing a new completely different woman. >> a noticeably absent is her infamous smile and she's looking off to the side. one expert saying the finding and i quote throws a big stone into the still lake of art history. >> ooh. intriguing. >> good phrase. >> also a new study about teging. it finds, richard, punt
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>> ♪ >> good morning, i'm tamala edwards. it's wednesday, december 9th. here's what's um can coming up on "action news." new overnight details on a head-on crash that caused two people their lives. donald trump is not backing down fighting back even after fierce push back over his idea to ban all muslims from entering the u.s. our own mayor michael nutter and other city leaders get national attention for their reaction. why temple university decides to put the brakes on the plans for a new football stadium in north philadelphia. those stories and more. matt o'donnell sits down with some of the stars of star wars. i think today it's ray and fin. can't wait to see it. and of course accuweather and traffic. see you in two. >> ♪ sidewalks
and malls but increasingly becoming an annual ritual of surprises often found inside. read bam bertin from our boston station. >> reporter: donations come in many denomination. >> god bless you. >> reporter: some fold, others jingles. >> thank you very much. have a great holiday. >> you too. >> reporter: but also monday night this salvation army red kettle was rocked. >> i did, i found it myself. >> reporter: captain david childs found the diamond ring hidden among the hundreds of dollars being tallied at the end of the day. >> it was done in sump a way that it was apparent that it was on purpose that they meant for us to have the ring. >> it's incredible somebody would do something like that. very generous of them. >> reporter: the ring's owner is unknown and why such a personal item was donated to begin is also unclear but has happened before. just last december, in fact, when an anonymous widow donated her reading and engagement ricks
outside of boston's north station. the roughly one carat diamond ring has been appraised for $3500 and will be auctioned off this saturday during a salvation army radio thon. the money raised helps hundreds of families in the area. >> this christmas along we're helping over 600 families with toys and clothing. >> that will give someone a nice christmas. >> diamonds may be a girl's best friend but the salvation army is in love too. >> people are nice, aren't they? >> they are especially during the holidays. before we go secretary of state john kerry will address the climate change talks near paris in just a few hours. also great interest in the climate change talks at the vatican. nature photographs were projected on to st. peter's basilica and the pope may get involved if the talks stall. >> i'd just like to know how they did that and would like to do it in my living room. >> it's beautiful, isn't it?
>> ♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪ >> good morning. >> a french official has identified the third attack erica paris concert hall as a french man. >> in an interview with abc's barbara walters donald trump defends his ban on all muslims coming into the u.s. >> a murder that happened in five years ago. >> good morning, it is 4:30. karen rogers is off today. let's head over to dave murphy and matt pelman to take a look at your accuweather and traffic. good morning. >> well, good morning, everybody and we are off to another cool start but we're going tore a little milder finish later