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hide, fight. >> i ran into a bathroom, luck luckily, just a single stall, and i was able to lock myself in there. >> reporter: the attacker identified as an osu student, and the school newspaper said this is the fphoto of the somala immigrant and he was upset about the treatment of muslims, and minutes before attack, posted, i can't take it anymore.
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>> reporter: they are searching the suspect's home for clues on the motive, but leaders in the muslim community spoke out urging people not to jump to conclusions that falsely link this accident to the face of islam. >> thank you. he mentioned there the hero cop who shot and killed the attacker. a school official said 28-year-old ohio state officer was at the right place at the right time in order to end the threat quickly. he was in the area where the attack took place, and because incident as it played out and shot the driver in less than a minute after the whole thing started. >> amazing. a recount of the general election could get underway in wisconsin as early as thursday. green party candidate jill stein has this afternoon to pay $3.5 million to cover the cost, but get this, she already raised more than $6 million. the recount effort that upset donald trump is targeting pennsylvania and michigan where
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by fewer than 11,000 votes. hillary clinton would have to flip all three states to overturn the victory. >> reporter: the president-elect is holding a second meeting today with mitt romney as he weighs choices for secretary of state. after meeting with another potential pick, retired general petraeus, trump tweeted he was very impressed. more now from tom llamas. >> reporter: favorite military leader to trump tower, david petraeus, now a con tender for secretary of state. >> meeting went well. with him for about an hour, he basically walked us around the world, showed a grasp of a variety of the challenges out there, and some of the opportunities as well. >> reporter: and petraeus, the most famous military commander of his generation falling from grace after leaking classified information to his mistress,
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punishment trump said went too far. >> and general petraeus' life and reputation has been destroyed for doing nothing. >> reporter: meeting comes as trump's senior adviser conway wages a campaign against another candidate for secretary of state, mitt romney, once one of trump's toughest critics. >> a phoney, a fraud, comments as worthless an trump university. >> reporter: saying supporters would feel betrayed. >> he went out of his way to hurt donald trump. i don't think cost of admission for party unity has to be the secretary of state position. >> reporter: others on team trump push for long time loyaliloyal ist rudy, but -- >> it's going to be a busy week, buckle up. >> reporter: reports that president-elect trump was
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said about mitt romney, but she says anything said on television, she told the president-elect that in person, and she's working alongside him and vice president pence and that the reports are completely false. tom llamas, abc news, new york. coming up, the new health alert, a home grown case of the zika virus. beware of what you read on the internet, fake news websites and what's feeding them. scenes pictures on instagram. they are always real. abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." ? holy night ?
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the white house says the president will not attend the president of castro friday. thousands of cubans continue to pay respect. schools and government offices are closed and a massive rally planned for toy. three-day procession east across cuba before being laid to rest on sunday. a group of iranians small craft aimed its gun at a u.s. navy helicopter in the strait of hormuz this weekend. the chopper was flying ahead of the uss eisenhower as it headed out of the persian gulf. the defense department official called the move by the iranians unsafe and unprofessional. almost sounds like deja vu.
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case of the zika virus. the woman is a resident of brownsville near the border of mexico, reported no travel to other countries with outbreaks, and until now. the only state to report home grown cases was florida. if you recall, the first state in the u.s. to report another deadly virus, the ebola virus, on u.s. soil was in texas. from texas, a bizarre incident at the airport in houston. a female passenger on a united airlines flight opened an emergency door and jumped from the the woman was detained by the police as she ran from the aircraft on the tarmac as the plane arrived from new orleans. the woman is undergoing a mental health evaluation. the district attorney and fbi declining to file charges. now to the strange sight on an australian highway with traffic brought to a standstill by an suv doing reverse donuts
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one managed to open the door, get in, and apply the hand brake. the driver may have had a medical issue cautioning the crash. coming up, the next half hour, new developments in the mystery kidnapping in california. the mother of two found alive three weeks after vanishing while jogging. what we're now hearing from an eyewitness who found her tied up on the side of the road. >> but, first, the growing number of those so-called fake news websites. unlikely breeding ground feeding them and how they jobs of real journalists so much harder. you're watching "world news
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start with a little bit of poetry. you may recall. it was mark twain who once said
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around the world while the truth still is putting on its shoes. >> same sentiment could be applied to the -- i can say this word -- proliferation. you so digdignified. >> we are up all night line with juju chang. >> reporter: in one of the most contentious elections in modern history, sensationalized, and at times flat out fake news amplifying the country. pope francis shocks the world, endorsing donald trump for president. fake. there's this. fbi agent suspected in hillary's leak, problem is, there's no such thing as the denver guard guardian. while medias are brands built on accuracy, others report misinformation, and it's spread
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recognize this problem and has been tracking fake news on the internet for years. buzzfeed uncovered a breeding ground for some of the fake news sites. >> more than a hundred websites in one small town in central macedonia. >> reporter: that's right. macedonia. in particular, veles, an economically depressed city of 45,000, the rust belt of the former republic, and we went to macedonia to see for ourselves. some of the speak out in the shadows for the first time on television. >> i had 7 million views on one article. >> they find a way to spread. >> i had to find work in the past few months.
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dismissed the notion that the social network had an impact. >> the idea that fake news influenced the election in any way, i think, is pretty crazy idea. >> reporter: a recent poll found that 62% of american adults get news on social media with facebook leading the pack by far. nearly two-thirds of the users getting news from the site. after scoffing at the notion that fake news on facebook had an impact, zuckerberg seems to recognize there problem, writing, bottom line is, we take misinformation seriously. we take this responsibility seriously. we've made significant progress, but there is more work to be done. but the biggest game changer could lie in eliminating the profit motive. >> my bank account, and payments are sent to my bank account. so in a way we with working for
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as of early last week, they prohibit google ads from being placed on misrepresented content, adding, moving forward, we'll restrict ad serving on pages that misrepresent, misstate, or conceal information. separates fact from fiction is not easy when mainstream media is at an all time high for mi mistrust. >> when donald trump says millions voted illegally, completely not true, that gives license to f with the truth and people make things up. >> reporter: and when our social media feed designed to mirror our own opinions only confirming our biases. so when you give a customer what they want -- >> they drown in exactly what they want and to the exclusion of in addition else. >> reporter: juju chang, new york. >> i read about this recently. >> difficult. it's an ecochamber and hard to know the truth and what's not. they look legit.
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use as directed what are you thinking about so hard? >> still trying to scratch my head over this first story in the mix, talking about time travel. apparently, it is possible. >> well, i would love to travel back in time or into the future. >> or parallel universe for that matter. this is a scientist out in california, university cente travel is possible. they came up with a theory that says there are many parallel universes where every conceivable outcome occurs, and these different universes interact. there could be another adryou o beach. >> i i should be there right now, not by parallel self. it's a theory. it's not real.
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came out to be fact. don't bust it yet. >> once it's proven, get back to me. einstein's theories were proouproven. >> it's fascinating and cool. >> i have the opposite opinion. >> i'd be in the south of france right now. >> let's talk about visiting a restaurant that you might enjoy. if you're an introvert and really only go out to eat to pick up food because you can't stand looking >> yeah. >> this is perfect for you. this is the famed japanese chain that's now offering in brooklyn, wednesday, a low interaction dining experience, so you see yourself, referencing an electronic seating chart on the wall, indicates when a table is available, and you don't even see faces, but the torso and hands as they slide you the menu, and you press a button to signal a server to retrieve
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guess. so, why? >> why can't you do it and just stay home? >> why go out if you don't want to be around people? again -- >> my problem with ramen and eating out is hearing people slurp. oh, that would be the end. >> like "the lady and the tramp." >> no. it doesn't end with fun. this is cute. a baby goat can only truly relaxed when dressed like this. >> polly, she's is blind and experiences anxiety, but put her in a duck costume, and she feels just ducky and relaxed. this is great. this is in an animal sanctuary she's been at for four months. >> she's cute. i feel the same way about that. >> that you need a duck costume to calm down? >> to just relax.
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breaking news on "world news now," a tennessee town overtaken by the inferno, and heart stopping images of flames engulfing builds and forcing evacuations. we'll take you to the scene. >> question of terror in the ohio state campus attack, what we learned about the social media post evidence for a motive. new this half hour, banned for life. >> after one man taunted passengers after donald trump's election victory, the airline decided to kick him off all the flights. we'll tell you why. a living legend who got a surprise presidential backstage visit. this is what happens when barbara streisand performs fortunate first time in houston, texas. that's ahead in the skinny on this tuesday, november 29th.
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"world news now." and we begin with breaking news from tennessee. the raging wildfire tearing through a popular resort town. >> a serious situation happening now, as dozens of buildings in downtown gaitlinburg, and a chef was live with this incredible video as flames vouned the hotel. firefighters told people in the hotel that it was too dangerous to leave. >> yeah. they were just on the ground so they could inhale fresh air. so much smoke. miles from there, the wildfire is on the edge of the dollywood amusement park, and guests there have been evacuated. moments ago, we spoke with a park's spokesman, pete owens. pete, what can you tells about the conditions there? this is a big fire, right? >> caller: it is a large fire. it's probably one of the largest wildfires we've seen in the area
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before that this week, the week after thanksgiving is usually a a fairly quiet week for you, but you have people there. i can imagine this is fairly frightening for people there? >> caller: well, out of an abundance of caution, we relocated 19 families staying with us in the cabin properties, and then relocated about 50 of our guest room guests here at dollywood resort. what's going on. i know the wind gusts have been severe at 74 miles per hour in some locations, and then you got a snake of traffic just trying to get out. what are conditions like? >> caller: well, right now, we're in between rain showers, but we are expecting some heavy rain later on this morning after about 2:00 a.m. the winds are still fairly strong, and it still is blowing some things around, and,
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we have that's working for dollywood on their toes, and there's been a lot of people that have been affected. the city was evacuated in its entirety and certain areas of the county have been evacuated. >> yeah. tennessee emergency management saying some 30 structures destroyed including a 16-story hotel. i know it's not in your particular area, but what do you know about that situation? >> caller: a lot of of these structures are things that folks that visit here and live here think the daylight is going to bring a harsh reality to some folks when they see really what the damage is in the light of day. >> sobering picture of what a lot of people have fond memories of during vacations. thank you so much, pete, for joining us. >> caller: my pleasure. >> and should mention dolly parton who owns dollywood was not at the theme park, but in los angeles right now. following breaking news from
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the charter plane was carrying members of the a brazilian soccer team when it wempnt downn the way to the airport. >> what a tragedy. reports that survivors have been found, though, including a player on the team. the team posted a video to facebook before leaving. they've been scheduled to play a match tomorrow. right now, the league's president is en route. >> 81 people on board the plane that took off from bolivia and made an emergency call to report somele then it was not heard from again. we'll continue to stay on top of this breaking news. the other main story that we're following, the investigation into that attack at ohio state university. classes are resuming there this morning. >> yeah. right after that huge victory. >> against michigan. >> yes. that big game. an 18-year-old attacker plowed his car into a group of pedestrians, got out and stabbed
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treatment, and the attacker was a student born in somalia and was a permanent u.s. resident. investigators are looking into every aspect of his life. >> one ohio state police officer saw the entire incident play out and opened fire killing the attacker. >> our officer was on scene in less than a minute and ended this situation in less than a minute. he engaged the suspect, and he eliminated the threat. >> ohio state emergency officials alerted students about the situation initially saying there was an active shooter on campus. that prompted students to barricade themselves in classrooms with table and chairs blocking the doors, and all-clear was given nearly two hours later. >> apparently law enforcement officials, they say that the attacker was not known to the fbi and his neighbors claimed that he was always polite and that he attended daily services at a mosque.
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though, is whether this was, indeed, a terrorist attack. more from abc's brian ross. >> reporter: just three minutes before the first 911 call, the attacker posted this message on facebook, according to law enforcement officials. i can't take it anymore. america, stop interfering with other countries, especially the muslim uma. we are not weak. we are not weak. remember that. >> certainly, authorities need to treat this >> reporter: as the police and fbi carry out a search warrant in his home in columbus -- >> talk to anybody he might have associated with, find out what they knew. >> reporter: the picture emerging of him is that of a somalia immigrant who, in this school video taken just five months ago, seemed to be living the american dream until he turned on his adopted country becoming radicalized based on what he read and heard online. he was recently profiled in the
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blaming the media for making muz limes feel scared on campus. >> so many people flipped by isis propaganda remotely look like they're leading successful lives. it's so hard to predict when propaganda gets through to them to the point where they crack and go violent. >> reporter: in recent weeks, isis has been urging its followers to copy the vehicle attack that took place in nice, france when 84 people were killed by a terrorist driving a semitruck through the bastille celebration there. isis posted a new video instructing followers how to use a knife to attack nonbelievers. also, in a facebook post, he calls himself a a lone wolf and says if you want us muslims to stop carrying out lone wolf attacks, then make peace with the muslim world. brian ross, abc news, new york. the south carolina man charged with murdering nine
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church is now acting as his own attorney. a judge yesterday greed that roof could represent himself wearing his prison uniform, he sat the defense table and helped select jurors. malcom grahm's sister died in the church attack and is worried the trial will turn into a skeptical. >> we're going to have to go through a comedy show that shows america at its worst. >> roof offered to plead guilty in exchange for life sentence, but p penalty. switching gears now to monday night football action with the packers taking on the eagles in philadelphia. it was green bay who got off to a flying start, though, when quarterback aaron rodgers hit adams there for a 12 yard td. the pair hooked up again in the second quarter on a 20 yard touchdown. not bad. and packers pretty much put it away with this short touchdown run here in the fourth quarter. green bay hands philadelphia its first home loss of the season.
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>> well, we like inspiration on a tuesday. >> yeah. >> it's tuesday, right? >> yeah. >> i have to keep it straight. thousands of runners finished sunday's seattle marathon, but few showed as much heart as one 63-year-old man, evans wilson, walking the entire route with his wife and an oxygen tank. >> he's fighting a terminal disease, but took on the challenge as a way to raise money for research into his disease. >> lov they were joined by a woman from another family who was affected. they walked in the rain and finished the race in ten hours and 55 minutes. huge congratulations to them. >> timing does not matter. he finished it. congratulations. >> beautiful. i love that. coming up, the wind beneath her wings and a peek at the very first trailer of the remake of "beaches. starring idina.
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california. what an eyewitness is saying after she found the mother of two badly beaten on the side of the road. first, here's a look at today's forecast. "world news now" weather
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called out supporters, and he was banned for life according to an internal memo. they are giving refunds to the other passengers on the flight. in hindsight, delta said they should not have allowed the man on the plane in the first place. >> is that because he was intoxicated? i mean, how did they know beforehand he would do that to let him on the plane in the first place? >> maybe there were clues. in california, new developments in the kidnapping case of a young mother of two. >> an eyewitness who road three weeks after she vapished while jogging it telling her story. here's the latest. >> reporter: the investigation into the bizarre kidnapping of california mom sherri papini heating up. telling us a is interviewing her for clues. >> do you believe the story? >> absolutely. she reported she had been abducted. she was discovered in restraints, and had been
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>> reporter: the hunt is on for the two hispanic women she described, believed to be armed and dangerous. it was dark, just like this, when sherri told authorities her captors dropped her off right there behind me, 150 miles from her home on thanksgiving day. >> it was dark, and when i saw her, it was, like, she came out of nowhere. >> ali son spotting her and calling police. >> my initial response to my daughter was, i could have hit her. >> reporter: the shall have says they are investigating her past and any online activity. abc news, california. we'll continue to watch. when we come back, barbara streisand presidential visit. >> why beyonce hopes you'll visit her online store this holiday season. the skinny's next.
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it is skinny time on a tuesday with surprise guests for barbara steisand and first ever performance in houston, texas. >> first ever performance in texas, performing a song from each of the six decades she had number one albums. >> amazing, isn't it? six decades on top? then this happened. a back stage visit from
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former first lady, barbara bush, complete with gifts. >> during the show, they were singlinged out from the stage praising mr. bush for service and mrs. bush for her work in promoting literacy. >> she congratulated bushes on the upcoming 72nd anniversary, amazing itself, which they'll celebrate in january. >> what's interesting, her politics are opposite, mostly on sis of the bush's. it's nice that we see this, you know, we can all come togetr moment. i don't know. maybe that's too deep here. nice to see we are the world. >> music unites. >> we are the children. speaking of gifts, what about holiday giving ideas from queen bee? >> beyonce released a new collection of christmas themed merchandise to keep you cute and cozy, i guess, this winter. >> you guess. it includes hoodies available in christmas red and green.
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as well as sweat pants, two new t-sh t-shirt, and something we all need, underawwear. >> yes. and special edition wrapping paper with an all-over print pattern featuring pictures of herself and christmas stockings full of lemons. what could better capture the true spirit of christmas than lemonade? >> yeah. you lost me there. i like the tie-in to the album. >> i like it. that was smart. >> now k kwanza. >> lifetime released a trailer of "beaches," a glimpse for idina in the roles originated by bette and barbara hershey. can they pull it off with a sound track, of course, by idina. ? did you know you're my hero ?
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? i could flier higher than the eagle ? >> i'm really scared. >> we're not going to give up. ? you are the wind beneath my wings ? >> i don't know what i think about that right now. it's really hard to do a remake authentically and follow in the footsteps of iconic pe >> "wind beneath my wings," that i sang often, which i won't now, peeked number one in 1989, won record and song of the year at the 1990 grammy awards. where were you in 1990? that's the question. >> so "beaches" premiers january on lifetime. i think i was an embryo at that point. if i remember. >> i don't believe that. but you could trick a lot of
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>> it's makeup and lighting. >> it's all about lighting, folks. finally, speaking of 1989, the last time one of the biggest heart throbs in the '80s toured the u.s. >> launching a u.s. tour as participant of a remarkable comeback year for this english pop singer. ? never going to give you up ? ? never going to let you down ? ? never going to run around and desert you ? ? never going to make you cry ? ? never going to say good-bye ? never going to tell a lie and hurt you ? >> you are so welcome for that '89 flashback. you were singing along. we really didn't just ricroll you. rick really is set to launch a u.s. tour with his gorgeous hair. >> so the 18-day run ends february 18th in boston.
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? ? you know i can't hear all of his sopngs, but he's one of the most amazing performers. when i say "hear," i mean this is too much. he's patterned after old-school music that's now old-school to some of us, but bruno mars, "24 karat magic," post retro funk contemporary rb. >> all of that.
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>> sounds good is what we're saying. >> it doze. evokes singers that were the greatest. >> people follow him, 7 million followers on instagram, but there's one account that's quickly catching up. >> half a million followers, growing quickly, now that "rolling stone" ranked it in the top five in the list of best instagram accounts. >> who is it? would you believe it's the tsa. >> what? >> yeah. here's juju chang. >> reporter: beyonce has more than 89 million instagram followers, but according to "rolling stone" magazine, there's a hot new account that has users falling into formation. tsa. ranked no. 4 on rolling stone's list of 100 best instagram accounts between queen bee and rihanna, advising passengers with witty posts from what to bring on board and not to, like
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tsa making it clear even action figure weapons won't fly. jimmy kimmel chiming in -- >> if you have a batter ring, leave it at home with your mother. >> reporter: tsa inviting travelers to ask if their sometimes unusual items are safe for travel. one user asking what we're all wondering, can we carry on that can of push? a serious agency finding you're waiting in endless lines. juju chang, abc news, new york. >> i love the story because of the positivity and good humor, but sometimes i wonder if customer service could match the humor. >> they are fun people. pat you down. >> we love you, tsa. >> give you a back rub. >> especially around the holidays. >> we like them. this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for
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for financial help to prepare for potential animal diseases like bird flu. northey has requested 500 thousand dollars to help train livestock farmers to increase biosecurity efforts when they respond to outbreaks of foreign diseases like bird flu. that disease killed 24 million chickens and turkeys in iowa. northey made the same request last year, but did
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good tuesday morning to you. good tuesday morning to you. >> here's some of the top headlines we're following on this tuesday morning on "world news now." breaking right now, evacuations underway in a popular resort area of tennessee as a fast moving wildfire bears down. dozens of coverage in moments. looking into the life of the ohio state student who drove his car into a crowd and got out and started slashing people with a knife on campus. he was kill at the scene. full details straight ahead. the white south carolina police officer charged with killing an unarmed black driver is expected on the witness stand today. michael is fashioning 30 years to life in prison if convicted. he's already been fired. if you have any money left after black friday and cyber monday, today is giving tuesday.
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making donations of money, goods, and time. as a counter to the commercialization of the holiday season. i can't even say it because i'm thinking about giving. those are the top stories on this tuesday, november 29th. from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, everyone. we're going to start this half hour with several breaking news stories that we are following. first, a plane crash in a remote part of colombia members of a brazilian soccer team on the way to a match in medellin. >> truly a tragedy. this facebook post shows them readying for the flight, and there are reports, though, this is the hope in all this, that six of the 72 passengers may have survived. officials say the pilot issued an emergency call before reporting an electrical failure. the crash site is in a mountainous area that's difficult to reach. we expect to learn more
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board, and eight crew members were on the plane. we'll continue to follow that breaking news story. the other one back in this country we're following this hour. overnight, the wildfires in tennessee, dozens of buildings have been destroyed or damaged, and there's mandatory evacuations for much of the city and the surrounding area. the tourist community is a gateway for the smokey mountains national park and for the dollywood theme park. residents have been told to stay off cell phones to e calls. >> i know it's hard to potentially think about losing a home or a place that you worked your entire life, that you built or established, but we're dealing with a situation here that is very dynamic. it's changing every moment. the wind is not helping us. the rain is not here yet. we're dealing with the worst possible conditions imaginable. >> so that was a recording from
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a strong storm system moved through the south including tennessee expected to help battle the wildfires in the region. another system expected later this week, but neither ends the drought that's plagued the southeast. in the meantime, mike pence says a number of important announcements are coming today. >> donald trump holds another meeting with ro for secretary of state, and general petraeus in the runni yesterday, and tom price, an outspoken critic of obamacare, is expected to be appointed to lead the department of health and human services. meanwh meanwhile, the recount effort is moving along in wisconsin where green party member jill stein raised $3.5 million to pay for it due today. here's abc's david wright. >> reporter: the campaign everyone thought was all over is suddenly back for an encore. >> good morning, america.
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recount requested by green party candidate jill stein. stein is challenging the vote in pennsylvania and michigan, three battlegrounds hillary clinton lost by a combined 100,000 votes deciding the election. >> this is an election in which there has been hacking and allegations of tampering all over the place. >> reporter: during the campaign, u.s. intelligence agencies concluded russia tried to undermine the election by hacking team clinton and the thousands of supporters urged the clinton campaign to join the recount effort. the clinton campaign says it's not uncovered any evidence of votes tamp everied with and don't expect the results to change. during the campaign, it was donald trump who often complained the fix was in. >> it's a rigged system. it's a rigged election. 1.8 million dead people are registered to vote. >> reporter: still complaining.
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scam and tweeting out hillary clinton's own words -- >> we must accept the result and then look to the future. >> reporter: trump went on to make astonishing claims. even though clinton's lead in the popular vote is now more than 2 million. trump now insists he won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally. he's also alleging serious voter fraud in virginia, new hampshire, and california. no evidence for any of election officials across the country outraged. >> i know it's false, but it's hard to combat, you know, facebook and twitter or the president-elect. >> reporter: in california, the secretary of state called trump's allegations of voter fraud absurd adding his reckless tweets are inappropriate and unbecoming of a president-elect. one clinton campaign lawyer
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attacked for participating in a recount we didn't ask for by a man who won the election who thinks there was massive voter fraud. david wright, abc news, wisconsin. another developing story this morning. the investigation into monday's attack on the campus of ohio state university. students returned to class today. >> investigators are combing through the life of the suspect who attended the school along with those he attacked. abc's alex perez has details from ohio state's campus in colum columbus. >> reporter: a terrifying scene at ohio state university. the is coming to life just before 10:00 a.m. when authorities say a male suspect in a car deliberate ri jly jumped a curb piled into pedestrians. >> we have a vehicle that struck several pedestrians. >> reporter: the driver exits the car carrying a butcher knife and starts slashing people near the engineering building watts hall. >> man with a knife running around. cutting people. >> looked like he was trying to
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>> reporter: a campus officer confronting him. >> he yelled, the guy didn't stop, charged the cop, and cop was forced to shoot >> reporter: one minute after the attack begins, the cop fired the fatal shot that took down the suspect seen here on the ground surrounded by officers, authorities identifying the suspect as a student at osu, and the school newspaper said this is his photo. >> everybody was running in any direction they possibly could, and i ran into a bathroom. lucky, stall and was able to lock myself in there. >> reporter: campus now on edge as authorities start hunting for a possible second suspect. the university tweeting, run, hide, fight. watts hall. sending text alerts to the community. >> starting to get a text there was a shooter on campus, so they locked the building down, had us up to the third floor. >> reporter: students barricading themselves inside classrooms, piling up chair against doors as ambulances and fire trucks race in to treat the
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possible. severe bleeding out of some of them. >> reporter: severe patients rushed to the hospital, one in critical condition. >> police cars, the most seen in my entire life. >> reporter: fbi agents arrive with tactical units as well as swat and a bomb squad. this terrifying warnings, law enforcement said parents should not call students who may be on could be in hiding, a ringing phone could give them away. then late morning, the all-clear. >> try to keep everybody calm, they did a good job. i love my students. >> reporter: as authorities continue to investigate the crime scene, they now believe the sole perpetrator at the scene was the student behind the wheel of this car and are praising the campus officer, now identified as officer allen who took him down. >> our officer was on scene in
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minute. he engaged the suspect, and he eliminated the threat. >> reporter: and that officer is 28 years old and has been with the campus police force for less than two years and authorities say his quick action may have saved lives, abc news, ohio. one more note. invest gapters are paying attention to the suspect's facebook post before the attack. he said here, quoting, i can't take it anymore, america, stop interfering with other countries, especially muslim, especially the uma. that's the muslim word that refers to people. he says, we are not weak, we are not weak, remember that. law enforcement said the attacker was not known to the fbi before yesterday. neighbors say he was always polite and attended daily prayer services at a mosque. overseas now where syria government forces are making major gains in the rebel-held city of aleppo. government troops control nearly half the city as rebel defenses collapse.
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evacuated as the fighting intensifies. a rebel defeat in aleppo would be a major turning point in the syria civil war. back at home, health officials in northern california are trying to figure out whether a community thanksgiving dinner led to three deaths and at least eight illnesses, all victims lived in the same assisted living facility and ate the free thanksgiving meal at the american legion hall. it's not clear what death and illnesses. a teenager who climbed more than a hundred stories to the top of one world trade center is at it again, this time, justin is posting escapades on youtube. oh. this makes me ner rovous watchi. dangerously dangling from skyscrapers in manhattan. makes his way through construction sites to get to secured buildings. law enforcement experts are concerned, obviously, for his
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know, thousands of feet in the air. you can't tempt gravity that many times and expect to survive. >> okay. justin was arrested when he scaled one world trade center two years ago, but he's just turned 18, and so he could face more serious charges. where are his parents? >> not sure that's right at any age. >> where's mom and dad? wow. >> remember the infamous case of boaty mcboatface. it's a popular research name. >> someone suggested boaty mcboatface, receiving the most support because it's funny. well, take two. >> so this is a salt spreader in the town near manchester, england. >> oh, gosh. >> seeking suggestions for names. early contenders are usane salt and gritter garbo.
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gritty mcgritface. they are taking suggestions until tomorrow. >> keep them coming. i can't think off the top of my head there. >> the gritmeister. what's that thing? the zamboni. >> yeah. >> could be called the -- >> that's for ice. >> the gritboni? i don't know. zamboni, trying to merge the words. anyways, coming up -- >> all right. >> i apologize. keepin jogging trail. this is serious. frightening stories of abductions making headlines recently. what every woman needs to know before setting out on a solo run. how millions of americans shopping from the safety of their homes broke sales records for this year's cyber monday, and the sales are not over yet as cyber monday stretches into cyber week. but first, here's a look at today's temperatures.
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ditch the misery. let's end this. we're back with we're back with a happy holiday tradition from sweden. the burning goat. a large straw goat is constructed for every christmas at the center of the town there, but it never last too long. of course, it's become an unwelcomed tradition that someone burns a l dismantled. this year's lasted less than a day. merry christmas, sweden. an american holiday tradition this year is one for the record b books. >> deep discounts are being extended, you guessed it, into cyber week because they had to give you another deal. here's abc's rebecca jarvis. >> reporter: a cyber monday for the record books.
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overall, sales expected to top $3 billion. amazon experiencing its best cyber monday in history. >> this is the day when you see site-wide sales. >> reporter: still going 60-75% off at children's place, and 50% off at banana republic, gap, and old navy, plus, more sales ahead. >> it's actually better to wait to buy things like toys, tools, hardware, gift cards until the middle of december. if you can wait, prices are better as we get closer to >> reporter: shuffling the probe by clearing internet history to ensure the best deal. plus, double check promotional codes on retail me not to get additional discounts on top of specials. it's a great time to shop travel deals, there are tickets to shows and vacations packages up to 70% off. abc news, new york. >> tempting, wow. coming up, staying safe
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>> before and after work hours now dark, what every woman needs to know before the solo run.
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welcome back. the case of that california mother and other cases allegedly abducted while jogging alone has many women now thinking twice about lacing up and hitting the pais m
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afternoon jog. >> chp is advising she is heavily battered. >> reporter: 34-year-old sherri papini, says she was snatched while running by her home, mother missing for three weeks before escaping. >> when you run alone, you're vulnerable. >> reporter: this summer alone, this 30-year-old strangled on a trail she took every another murdered on a path behind her mother's house, and another shot and killed in broad dayli daylight, all out for a jog when attacked. >> it's just you, and you don't have any protection. >> reporter: she's the founder of tough cookies, a jogging group founded on the theory on trails and roads there's safety in numbers. >> no one's going to attempt anything when you have a group. you can relax, enjoy the run, focus on the workout, and not be constantly on the lookout.
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we talked to safety experts who gave us a few tips how to protect yourself on the path. first, ditch the headphones. >> the earlier that i can hear somebody approaching me or that i can see somebody approaching me, then i can respond in a way that's going to give me a better chance to get away to someplace safe. >> reporter: next, avoid baggy clothes and ponytails. >> opt for clothing that's form fitting without a hood and hair in a braid or low ponytail or making it for difficult for somebody to grab you and drag you into the bushes or take you down to the grounds. >> reporter: finally, be prepared to fight back. taking even one self-defense class can seriously increase your safety. you learn how to be better prepared, pay attention to your surroundings, and listen to your gut. you also learn how to fight back effectively in the worst case
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? ? tuesday morning as you look at this time lapse video of a giant banner being unfurled, a larger than life fidel castro ahead of his funeral on sunday. >> many are looking forward with a fresh hope, david muir was there this weekend witnessing the winds of change. >> reporter: the images coming in from havana. the cuban people lining up at the plaza de revolutio respecteds, but so many of cue b bans we met look to the future
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we asked this man about the u.s. president-elect. he tells me no one knows. we have to wait and find out. so many wondering if mr. trump will continue the thaw that began with president obama. the teenagers, they tell me the relationship with the u.s. right now is very good. they, too, now waiting. we witnessed that thaw already beginning. our journey back beginning at the havana airport where we learned we'd board the first commercial flight from havana to miami in decades. >> this is the certificate, first flight. >> am i the first to get one? >> you're the first. >> the inaugural certificate. >> a pen for every passenger. >> the american flag and cuban flag here. the first flight from cuba to miami. this is the american airlines
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and videos because this is a historic moment for cuba. >> reporter: when we got to the door of the plane, the cuban flag on the american airlines jet. you can see the cuban flag outside the pilot's window there. the entire crew extremely excited to be a part of the flight. as well as the passengers back in the terminal capturing it all. >> another airlines will be doing the same, united and delta remembrance, memorializing castro in cuba. here in this country, of course, celebrations of the death. it's a contrasting picture we'll continue to share with you, of course. that's the news for this half
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breaking news on "world news now." >> mandatory evacuations in tennessee, wildfires growing out of control, taking over one tennessee town near a popular resort. some are trapped in a hotel. we'll talk to them next. this is this morning, the search for answers after an ohio state student rammed fellow students with a car attacking others with a knife. authorities trying to determine if terrorism was the motive. and tracking down the truth behind the lines, what's behind the fake news websites that critics say had a major impact on the presidential election. the unlikely breeding ground feeding the websites. it's tuesday, november 29th. from abc news, this is "world news now." good tuesday morning, everyone. so many breaking stories this morning. we're going to start first with
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that's where a quick moving wildfire has torched at least 30 buildings in the resort town, of gatlinburg. a 16-story hotel is also on fire. >> the wildfire started this afternoon and is currently on the edge of dolly parton's theme park, dollywood. evacuations are under way with cars packing the roads as people try to get out of the popular tourist area. >> and joining us on the phone right now is inside who is inside one of the h gatlinburg, 15-year-old logan baker. we are concerned about you logan because we've been watching all the reports about the fire surrounding the hotel that you're in right now. what's the situation? >> caller: so right now, they actually let us go back, leave the lobby where they had had us this whole time, and they've had us come up to the rooms, but -- because we're on the first floor because they had to break the windows on the upper floors because we were suffocating from
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we were on the ground suffocating, and, like, we were flat. you had to lay perfectly flat on the ground or the smoke was too thick. we had masks, but it was too thick for the masks. we're in our suite right now, but we're actually -- they had contained the fires, but it looks like it's making its way back up towards us. >> so you're actually seeing out the window or out your balcony this fir balcony. >> and what are people, staff there or firefighters, are they surrounding the hotel now? what is the staff telling you? >> caller: we -- we have not heard from any of the staff since they sent us to the room, and the firefighters, i don't even know where they are. i know right before they sent us up to the rooms, they said they
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of the hotel, but i don't see -- i just walked out of my room, and i don't see staff or anyone. i see people sleeping in the lobby, but i do not see staff or firefighters. >> i want to show you a piece of video. this is with when i started becoming concerned about the park vista hotel where logan is. the chef posted this, look how close the flames are to the hotel there, and turns the camera around at one point, and you see others there inside the hotel. it is smokey. top of the hotel. see there are people right in that lobby area. logan, that's the situation that you've been dealing with over the last few hours. i cannot imagine how frightening it is to be there right now. >> yes. it's terrifying, it is. >> and you couldn't evacuate? there's only one road out of town, so with your aunt and cousin, and you have to stay put? >> caller: yes. there's one road to get down the
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it was un-gulfed in flames. >> well, we are keeping fingers crossed for you and your family, just stay calm, and i know the firefighters have their hands full, but we will hope for the best. thank you so much, logan. >> thank you. >> yeah. and the good news is they're >> supposed to target the fire getting a little bit of rain. so hopefully that helps. zone. >> we have a storm system moving through bringing heavy rain. the second system is expected this evening, so, of course, we'll continue to stay on top of the brea tennessee. other major story now from south america where there's been a deadly plane crash in colombia. 81 people were on board the plane chartered by a brazilian club soccer team when it went down on the way to the airport. there were nine crew members on board, and officials say at least six people survived the crash. the pilot radioed about electrical problems before the crash, but because of weather
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we're going to continue to track this breaking news story. and if that wasn't enough, we have the aftermath of the attack at ohio state university. so many talking about this. the massive school in columbus, ohio, getting back to normal today, classes resuming this morning. >> but there are plenty of questions about the frightening attack there yesterday. investigators are looking into the life of the somalia-born student who went on the attack. kenneth moton has more. >> reporter: good morning. the crime scene takes us, but the active investigation continues at ohio state university. local and federal authorities believe the suspect acted alone, but they are working to figure out if his motive was terror related. confusion and chaos on the campus of ohio state university. >> fire department, this is osu. we have a vehicle that struck several pedestrians. >> reporter: investigators say monday morning, a driver jurchled a curb and plowed into
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he got out armed with a butcher knife and started slash iing. >> i called people. they were like, don't go to campus. there's an active shooter. >> a heroic campus cop, two years on the force, opened fire killing the suspect. >> the cop yelled, he charged the cop, and the cop was forced to shoot him. >> reporter: there was no active shooter and the terrifying theme sparked panic. many barricading themselves in classrooms, and the university tweeted, active shooter, run, hide, fight. luckily, there was just a single stall and i was able to lock myself in there. >> reporter: the attacker identified as 18-year-old student abdul aki razkan. the school newspaper said this is the photo of the somalia immigrant and he was upset about the treatment of muslims, and minutes before attack, posted, i can't take it anymore.
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>> reporter: they are searching the suspect's home for clues on his motive, but leaders in the muslim community here spoke out urging people not to jump to conclusions that falsely link this accident to the face of islam. >> thank you. he mentioned there the hero cop who shot and killed the attacker. a school official said 28-year-old ohio state officer allen karushko was at the right place at th he was in the area where the attack took place, and because of a gas leak, he saw the entire incident as it played out and shot the driver in less than a minute after the whole thing started. >> amazing. a recount of the general election could get underway in wisconsin as early as thursday. green party candidate jill stein has until this afternoon to pay $3.5 million to cover the cost. but get this, she's already raised more than $6 million. the recount effort that upset donald trump is targeting pennsylvania and michigan where
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hillary clinton would have to flip all three states to overturn the victory. >> reporter: the president-elect is holding a second meeting today with mitt romney as he continues to weigh his choices for secretary of state. after meeting with another potential pick, retired general david petraeus, trump tweeted that he was very impressed. we get more now from abc's tom llamas. >> reporter: president-elect donald trump summoning a favorite militarle trump tower, retired general david petraeus, now a contender for secretary of state. >> the meeting went very well. was with him for about an hour. he basically walked us around the world, showed a grasp of a variety of the challenges that are out there and some of the opportunities, as well. >> reporter: petraeus, the most famous military commander of his generation, falling from grace
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information to his mistress, forcing him to resign as director of the cia, a punishment trump said went too far. >> and general petraeus' life and reputation has been destroyed for doing nothing. >> reporter: meeting comes as trump's senior adviser conway wages a campaign against another candidate for secretary of state, mitt romney, once one of trump's toughest critics. >> donald trump is a phony, a fraud. his promises are as worthless as a degree from trump university. >> reporter: conway supporters would feel betrayed if romney gets the job. >> there was the never trump movement and then there was governor mitt romney. he went out of his way to hurt donald trump. i don't think cost of admission for party unity has to be the secretary of state position. >> reporter: others on team trump push for long time loyal ist rudy giuliani, but -- >> it's going to be a busy week, buckle up. >> reporter: reports that president-elect trump was
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said about mitt romney, but she says anything said on television, she's told the president like that in person, and she's working alongside him and vice president pence and that the reports are completely false. tom llamas, abc news, new york. coming up, the new health alert. a second state is now reporting a homegrown case of the zika virus. beware of what you read on the internet, fake news websites and what's feeding them. refresh remember to check out our behind the scenes pictures on instagram. they are always real. abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." ? holy night ?
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the white house says the president will not attend the president of castro friday. thousands of cubans continue to pay respect. schools and government offices are closed and a massive rally planned for today. tomorrow, his ashes begin a three-day procession east across cuba before being laid to rest on sunday. a group of iranians small craft aimed its gun at a u.s. navy helicopter in the strait of hormuz this weekend. the chopper was flying ahead of the uss eisenhower as it headed out of the persian gulf. the defense department official called the move by the iranians unsafe and unprofessional.
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homegrown case of the zika virus. the woman is a resident of brownsville near the border of mexico, reported no travel to other countries with ongoing zika outbreaks. until now, the only state to report homegrown cases was florida. if you recall, the first state in the u.s. to report another deadly virus, the ebola virus, on u.s. soil was in texas. also from texas, a about bizarre incident at the airport in houston. a female passenger on a united airlines flight opened an emerge the moving plane. the woman was detained by the police as she ran away from the aircraft on the tarmac as the plane arrived from new orleans. the woman is undergoing a mental health evaluation. the district attorney and fbi declining to file charges. now to the strange sight on an australian highway with traffic brought to a standstill by an suv doing reverse donuts after what seemed like a minor collision.
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brake. the driver may have had a medical issue causing that crash. coming up, the next half hour, new developments in the mystery kidnapping in california. the mother of two found alive three weeks after vanishing while jogging. what we're now hearing from an eyewitness who found her tied up on the side of the road. >> but, first, the growing number of those so-called fake news websites. unlikely breeding ground feeding them and how they are making jobs of real journalists so much harder. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" continues
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start with a little bit of poetry. you may recall. it was mark twain who once said
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is still putting on its shoes. >> the same sentiment could be applied to do -- i can say this word -- proliferation. you sounded so dig phied. >>. >> we are "up all nightline" with juju chang. >> reporter: in one of the most contentious elections in modern history, sensationalized, and at times flat out fake news amplifying partisan rigor across the country. pope francis shocks the world, endorsing donald trump for president. fake. there's this. fbi agent suspected in hillary's leak found dead of apparent murder/suicide from the denver guardian. problem is, there is no such thing as the denver guardian. while medias are brands built on accuracy, rogue websites are reporting misinformation and it's spreading like wildfire
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buzzfeed's craig silverman was one of the first to recognize this problem and has been tracking fake news on the internet for years. buzzfeed uncovered a breeding ground for some of the fake news sites. >> more than a hundred websites in one small town in central macedonia. >> reporter: that's right. macedonia. in particular, veles, an economically depressed city of 45,000. think of it as the the rust belt of the republic. we went to macedonia to see for ourselves. some of the welcomes' creators speak out in the shadows for the first time on television. >> i had 7 million views on one article. >> they find a way to spread. >> this work that i put in in the past three months, i made my
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>> reporter: two days after trump's victory, facebook founder mark zuckerberg dismissed the notion that the social network had an impact. >> the idea that fake news influenced the election in any way, i think, is pretty crazy idea. >> reporter: but a recent pugh poll found that 62% of american adults get news on social media with facebook leading the pack by far. nearly two-thirds of the users getting news from the site. after scoffing at the notion that fake news on facebook had an impact, zuckerberg seems to recognize there might be a problem writing, the bottom line is we take this misinformation seriously. we take this responsibility seriously. we've made significant progress, but there is more work to be done. but the biggest game changer could lie in eliminating the profit motive. >> basically, i have my bank account connected to my google adsense account and the payments are sent to my bank account. so in a way, we are working for
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>> reporter: in a statement to abc news, google telling us as of early last week, they now prohibit google ads from being placed on misrepresented contend, adding, moving forward, we'll restrict ad serving on pages that misrepresent, misstate or conseat information. separates fact from fiction is not easy when mainstream media is at an all time high for mistrust. >> when donald trump says millions voted illegally, completely not true, that gives license to folks to be loose with the truth and people make >> reporter: and when our social media feed designed to mirror our own opinions only confirming our biases. so when you give a customer what they want -- >> they end up drowning in exactly what they want and to the exclusion of anything else. >> reporter: juju chang, abc news, new york. >> i read about this recently. >> difficult. it's an ecochamber and hard to know the truth and what's not. they look legit. coming up, the scientists
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use as directed w what are you thinking about so hard? >> still trying to scratch my head over this first story in "the mix," which is talking about time travel. baernl, it is possible. >> well, i would love to travel back in time or into the future. >> or parallel universe for that matter. this is a scientist out in california, fw university center for quantum dynamics saying that time travel is possible. they came up with a theory that says there are many parallel universes where every conceivable outcome occurs, and these different universes interact with one another. so there might be another adrienne right now on another beach in the crib yab have been some goat and some curry --
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it's a theory. it's not real. it's a theory. >> einstein had theories that came out to be fact. don't bust it yet. >> once it's proven, get back to me. einstein's theories were proven. anyway -- >> it says a person could potentially visit other timelines and meet themselves. it's fascinating and cool. >> i have the opposite opinion. >> i'd be in the south of france right now. >> let's talk about visiting a restaurant that you might enjoy. if you're an introvert and really only go out to eat to pick up food because you can't stand looking in the eyes of another human being. >> yeah. >> this is perfect for you. ichiran, the named japanese chain, is now offering in bushwick on wednesday, a low interaction dining experience. so you seat yourself referencing an electronic seating chart on the wall. indicates when a table is available. and you don't even see faces, but the torso and hands as they
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a button to signal a server to retrieve whatever needs retrieved, i guess. so, why? >> why can't you do it and just stay home? >> why go out if you don't want to be around people? again -- >> my problem with ramen and eating out with hearing people slurp. oh, that would be the end. >> like "the lady and the tramp." >> no. it doesn't end with fun. this is cute. a baby goat can only truly relaxed when dressed like this. >> stressed out goat. >> as a duck. experiences anxiety, but put her in a duck costume, and she feels just ducky and relaxed. this is great. this is at an animal sanctuary that she's been at for four months. >> she's cute. >> she's very cute. i feel the same way about that. >> that you need a duck costume to calm down? >> to just relax. oh, now i'm panicking. >> duck costume and faceless
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clear, allowing temperatures to drop into the 30s for most locations, the coolest being our northwestern counties. a dry tuesday awaits, with some sunshine, especially in the morning. however, the system that brought us rain will still be lingering to our north, and will spin down clouds and chances for light rain on wednesday. quiet weather should resume for the rest of the week with a new system arriving in the area by late sunday and monday. this one is worth watching, as it has the potential for both rain and snow in eastern iowa. tonight: gradual clearing. wind: sw 5-15. low: 35 tomorrow: partly cloudy. wind: sw 5-15. high: 49 tom. night: mostly cloudy. wind: w 5-10. low: 31 wednesday: slight chance of showers, mainly north. breezy. high: 40 low: 31 thursday: mostly cloudy. high:
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frida low: 29 saturday: partly cloudy. high: 39 low: 28 >> stay with us for "good morning america." making news in america this morning, breaking overnight, an out-of-control wildfire destroying dozens of structures forcing evacuations in tennessee. people trapped inside a hotel filled with smoke as flames reach the windows and now dolly parton's dollywood in one fire's path. also breaking right now, investigators on the scene of a plane crash. a soccer team on board. reported before the crash and word of survivors just in. and campus attack. a student at ohio state university ramming his car into a group and going on a stabbing spree. what we're learning about the suspect, his social media post moments before that attack and the hero police officer who took

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