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this morning on "world news now," the world reacts to the death of fidel castro. >> the cuban dictator who stood defiantly to the u.s. for over half century will be raised to rest. some mourn the leaders others are in the streets celebrating the end of an era. >> the recount uproar votes is met with criticism from president-elect trump in a series of tweets authorities in northern california are on the hunt for two armed women believed to have kidnapped the woman dubbed super mom three weeks ago. hear what police are now saying about the 34-year-old mother's saga after she was finally found
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diane macedo. the nosey streets of havana mostly silent because of a government ban on live music. >> the dissident group known as the ladies in white called off yesterday's march. the first time that's happened in more than a dozen year. >> in moscow, which supported cuba for been paying tribute. >> all across havana, we noticed the flags at half sav. the cubans honoring their long time leader. on the streets of the capital, we see the famous vintage cars. but there is something missing here. the music, the cuban people mourning fidel castro.
proud of his '56 chevy. he tells us he's already been gone for a long time, that the future now depends on other relationships including that with the u.s. >> fidel castro riding into havana, coming into power at just 32 years old. he kept his grip on power here longer than any national leader, other than queen elizabeth. castro, born into a wealthy family. they had their own sugar cane plantation, he loved he loved politics and he would love power. >> represent democracy and social justice. >> castro took power on new year's day 1959, promising democracy, but soon throwing opponents in jail. there were executions, silencing newspapers and taking over all u.s. businesses here, signing a pact with the soviet union. the u.s. would respond with sanctions, president kennedy
entering the bay of pigs. it failed, castro won. america would find itself on the bripg of nuclear war in 1962, discovering castro let the soviets put nuclear missiles in cuba. >> it shall be the policy of this nation to regard any nuclear missile launched from cuba against any nation in the western hemisphere as an attack by the soviet union on the united states. >> the soviets would remove the missiles, but america would deepen the sanctions. >> the americas. >> the nightclubs, the casinos so popular with american tourists were shuddered. decades lagz, 11 million people live here in cuba making just $20 a month. with some estimates, just 5% have internet access in their homes. but just this year, president obama, the first u.s. president to visit cuba since salary vin coolidge, those all cars in the shadow of air force one. he would come here after
the president saying there are still significant differences around individual lib terties. but we met two 15 yooerls. they tell us they are happy the way they are. on the streets here, we notice something else. the american tourists. there are more of them here than there have been in decades. >> what do you hope now for the cuban people? >> i hope to see them have a better life, have -- more open and more happy and experience more and be able to travel outside of the cuba and see other people, see how other people live and enjoy life a little bit more, right? >> so you're all from texas? >> yes. >> whereabouts? >> houston. >> they're here to watch baseball, the americans again the cubans. they got in some baseball, but the rest of the games have been
why. >> what are your hopes for the cuban people now? >> i hope we can continue to have a relationship with cuba because that's what the people tell us that they want. >> david muir, abc news. and david will have much more live from havana on "good morning america." we move now to the election recap. >> today officials in wisconsin are meeting to discuss a recount initiated by jill stein. president-elect. mr. trump tweeting he would have won the popular vote if millions of people haven't voted illegally. a claim that is so far unstasha unstashated. he pointed to voter fraud in virginia, new hampshire and california and said he was appalled the clinton campaign would participate in the recount. >> it's a legal right. it's not a big deal. i don't think anybody, secretary
there's going to be profound changes. >> and the trump campaign is holding more meetings today. he's apparently still torn over the position of secretary of state. but his top advisers are making it clear that they don't want mitt romney to get the job over loyalists like rudy giuliani. kellyanne conway said trump supporters would be betrayed by a romney pick. >> whoever the next secretary of state is, he or she will have to deal with a changing u.s. relationship with cuba. the incoming president has made mention of overturning president obama's executive orders on cuba, but will president-elect trump follow through on his campaign promises now? more from abc's jonathan carl. >> donald trump treated fidel castro's death as good news, at first iring a simple tweet.
tuitioning the fact with a exclamation point. hours later, he responded with a statement calling castro a brutal dictator, whose legacy is one of firing squads, theft, unimaginable suffering, poverty and unimaginable human rights. from president obama, condoll enss to castro's family. the president made no direct mention of castro's long record ab saying, quote, history will record and judge the enormous impact of this singular figure on the people and the world around him. the difference is not surprising. after all, it was obama who reopened ties with cuba and trump who said he might undo that move. >> we will cancel obama's one-sided cuban deal. >> but trump's latest statement made no such threat. >> as the president, trump could reverse president obama's cuba
immediately after taking office. it seems more likely, however, that he will pressure the cuban government for concessions on human rights, political prisoners using the threat of withdrawing the obama poolz as lev raemg. meanwhile, president-elect trump and president obama have been speaking regularly over the phone, including a conversation over the weekend that the trump team said lasted 45 memberships. jonathan carl, abc news, the white house. friends and loved ones orleans to remember the victim of a weekend shooting in the french quarter. gunfire erupted early sunday leaving one man dead .nine other people wounded in the named tourist district. investigators are looking for the gunman who ran from bourbon street. it's believed they are from out of town. syrian government forces are making significant gains in aleppo. thousands of civilians fled the embattled city after the troops took control of six neighborhoods.
separate operation opened. it's estimated the rebels have now lost nearly a third of the territory that they once controlled in aleppo. a small liberal arts college in massachusetts has sparked outrage because of its decision to stop flying the american flag. a statement from hampshire college says the flag was removed ten days ago so the school's community could discuss what it represents. the move condemned at a protest yesterday which was organized by veterans. >> this stands foreall the veterans around the whole nation, everybody who fought for this flag. it's more than just a symbol. >> the school says the flag's removalal is not a commentary of the presidential election. it's unclear how long the flag pole will remain empty. hampshire college says it will stay that way, quote, for a period of time. certainly going to be a contested conversation there. plenty of things can go
maybe the weather doesn't cooperate or a groomsman enjoys himself too much at happy hour. >> here is a couple who made the best of a tough situation. the this is their first dance done right in the middle of a highway in ohio. they were on their way to the reception when they got stuck in traffic. >> an accident had closed the road. eventually they got to their celebration and now they have quite a story to tell about that first dance. i'm glad to know that the road was closed because i don't think it would be a good it's like something borrowed, something blue, stand in the middle of traffic, what do you do. >> i'd be curious to know what the song was. was it "boom get out of the way." boom. >> boom. coming up -- >> well, it's romantic. >> the hunt in northern california for two armed suspects on the run. >> yes. they're believed to have been the abductors of the so-called super mom. as we learned new details about her discovery in the early
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>> advises should be hear a female treatmenting. >> chp is advising she is heavily battered the. >> i've got a phone number for you. i need you to call her husband. >> the california highway patrol was able to connect sherri with her husband by cellular phone. >> she and keith have been reunited. >> papini vanished three weeks ago. later, authorities say he found her phone and head phone ear buds with sdrandz of her hair on a roadside 150 miles from where papini was found early thursday morning. >> sometimes those littlest, finest details can be a major break in the case. >> she's contained with a quarter inch heavy chain and both -- on her wrists. >> authorities are now looking at papini's clothing and
lead to her kidnappers. >> so many questions in that story, but thankfully, she's alive. coming up, the cyber monday blowout. if you're not already online, you might be behind on some of those holiday deals and steals. what you need to know before you click and ship. but first, as the world remembers fidel castro, so many cuban exiles here in america are reliving the suffering of their families torn apart by tyranny. this morning, two women open up about theirto ultimately of forge ago new future. you're watching "world news now."
carrying out widespread torture to the castro regime that many say was not much better. >> with the death of president fidel castro, stories are servicing of fidel castro's rule including two women who lived through it. >> this is a champagne bottle waited decades to open. a gift from her late father. >> and it wasid those years, open only when fidel dies. fidel castro's death was highly anticipated, wished for, in no small part because of the pain when families were forced to split. solsa shares the moment when she, just 8 years old at the time, said good-bye to her father. a political prisoner in cuba. >> they took my father out through the balcony into the
papi. that is what hurts so much, when i felt i was not going to see him any more. >> today in florida, sles a county commissioner still struggling with memories of her young life in cuba. >> i couldn't understand why i couldn't say -- express my opinions or why i couldn't say that i believe in god. >> childhood trauma defining a generation. dr. maria gomes, now a psycho therapist remembers it well. at 11 years old, she without her parents on what's been dubbed the peter pan flights. those parents sending their kids to america when a bright future couldn't be guaranteed. >> i remember when with i was leaving my house, you know, kissing all my dolls, you know, and saying good-bye to, you know, everybody. it was very -- it was a very -- -- i'm going to start to cry. >> there's a lot of touching stories that have come out of the news of the fidel castro's death. certainly there is a huge
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all right. we're mixing it up. all right. we're mixing it up. first of all, do you shop during cyber monday? >> oh, yeah. >> you do? >> yeah. and tuesday and wednesday. >> do you ever wonder if your employer will know that you're sh thursday. >> robert half technology did a study and found that 65% of employers don't have a problem with you shopping while on the job, but most employees don't know that because, of course, employers aren't going to make it a big deal and say go ahead and shop today instead of working tore me. but they don't explain their i.t. policy. so go ahead, enjoy your cyber monday guilt free. >> it is expected, though, like the mass majority of people
some online shopping at the same time. >> of course. of course. >> it's okay. >> but keep up your work while you're at it. >> yeah. >> balance. have you seen frogs that look like princesses? >> i try not to look at frog. okay. not my favorite. >> let me show you this frog. a pretty frog, right? he actually is kind of cute. >> he is very, very cute. so some folks started looking at him and merged him with princess leia. >> that's way too much inform >> and then photo shopped him in some spots and, you know, there, a mem had e is born. >> so were the snails on the original picture? were? or was it photo shop that became beats by dre or -- >> i think those are additions that you have to pay the apple store for. >> all right.
what really is relaxing is spa time. a facial, maybe a pedi and a mini. you've got this amazing spa amusement park opening up in japan with hot spring roller coasters. i really don't understand that concept. that's a carousel. so you get in the ride, but hot springwater is surrounding you. park came about because enough people on social media watched a youtube video -- >> i don't know about that. >> is that what it was? >> like the splashing over while you're enjoying your ice cream below? >> some people just like to take baths. >> or each other people's dirty bath water. >> no, they flush it maybe, i
this morning on "world news this morning on "world news now," recount battle. the president-elect is standing by his claims saying the system is rigged saying millions of votes in the election were phony. green party candidate jill stein raising millions in cash to fund the effort. hear why trump is c scam. partiers on bourbon street panic, running for the lives as gunshots ring out. the manhunt for the shooter, now under way. and cyber monday. >> holiday shoppers breaking records for huge holiday records online, spending more than $3 billion this weekend. what you need to know this morning to find some of the be bargains. and the big winners last night at the soul train awards,
reunited for a special performance and that stole the show and brought the house down. it's monday, november 28th. ? from abc news, this is "world news now." >> okay. you're looking up drew hill songs. >> yeah. because i just -- >> i'm not going to trigger your memory with some of the songs that cisco because i don't think a lady needs to be talking about such things. but the fact that drew hill is old school now is what i'm thinking about. technically, it's old school because you don't remember the songs. and this would have been in your party, like, climax. like you would have been in the clubs at this time. >> been there with my right on magazine outfit and then -- >> no, it wasn't that long ago. what era are you talking about? it what the in the 2000s.
why this is a huge deal for them. yeah. but let's talk about bigging news than drew hill. >> the presidential elections and a bit of a recount. donald trump is blasting the efforts going forward in wisconsin and two other battleground states. >> he slammed the recount efforts and the clinton camp. now he's claiming that voter fraud kept him from winning the popular vote. tom llamas has more. >> reporter: president-elect trump who won in the electoral college but lost the popular vote by nearly 2 million sending this sweet, i won the popular vote if you consider the millions of people who voted illegally. a claim that bears no proof. green party candidate jill stein force ago recount in wisconsin and now hillary clinton's campaign joining the effort,
clinton lost those three straights by just over 100,000 votes. it's unlikely a recount would change that. trump himself spent months warning the election would be tainted. >> it's a rigdz election, believe me. and we know it's a rigged system. 1.8 million dead people are registered to vote. >> now it's clinton's lawyer who says the campaign has been bombarded with supporters, quote, urging us to do something, anything, investigate claims that the election results were hacked. team clinton says it's joining the recount to ensure the process proceeds in a manner that is fair to all sides. but they concede their own investigators have not uncovered any actionable evidence of hacking or outside attempts to alter the voting technology. trump says clinton should stand by her own words. >> we must accept this result and then look to the future.
green party scam to fill up their coughers, adding so much time and money will be spent. same result, sad. >> donald trump is focusin on building his cabinet. the big battle right now, mitt romney versus rudy giuliani. kelyan conway, trump's campaign manager, coming out hard against romney saying he went out of his way to hurt donald trump during the primary season. tom so far, trump has not repeated the threat he made during the campaign to cancel the diplomatic deal between the u.s. and cuba. trump respond to go castro's statement saying he was a brutal dictator. in contrast, president obama expressed condollans to the castro family and he made no mention of castro's recommend of
and in cuba itself, castro's ashes are going on display today. masses are expected to pay homage to the late leader who died on sunday. >> in cuba, it is the beginning of an era and the official nine days of mourning for fidel castro with the flags flying at half-staff. an offering mass and services for a man these people call a revolutionary leader and a champion. castro, who took power in 1959 promising democracy soon jailed and executing opponents sending more than a million cubans into exile. so in had miami, there are chants and cheers among cuban exi exiles and their families. miami dade commissioner rebecca
cuba without her parents who were, at the time, held as political prisoners. >> that was very hard and i was very small. >> reporter: but now it's a time to reflect for sosa with this gift from her father. >> open only when fidel dies. >> other cuban americans say they are hopeful change will come, albeit slowly. >> raul castro has things in place. the repression contue and so no, it won't be an overnight thing at all. >> reporter: elizabeth hur, abc news, new york. and you know the name elion gonzalez became a bitter symbol of the relationship between the u.s. and cuba when he was just 8 years old. his famed photo showing border
relatives in miami in 2000. he had arrived in florida on a boat full of refugees including his mother, who perished. castro pushed for the child's return to cuba. >> translator: fidel became to be like that other like all who start off as fathers. but the difficult thing is for a father to become a friend. >> gonzalez is a member of cuba's ruling communist party. revolution that broadcast castro to power. another controversial leader is honoring fidel castro passing. kim jong un orred three days of mourning and kim released a statement calling castro a comrade and a close friend. back here at home, a wild scene over the weekend. a manhunt is now under way after a deadly shooting in new orleans. one man was killed and nine
french quarter on sunday morning. none of the people who were shot were believed to be the intended targets. investigators say the two suspects apparently got into an argument and started firing. >> you have some idea of who these guys were. they were not from new orleans. but we will find them. and we will go to the ends of the earth to make sure that we bring them to justice. it is a series of circumstanc that people in the united states of america getting all too comfortable with. >> five of the victi already been released from the hospital. the remaining victims are expected to make a full recovery. >> here is a look at your weather right now. severe storms are heading for the central u.s. today. heavy winds from the great lakes in new england down to the gulf coast. snow in the dakotas and in the western mountains and more rain in the pefd. >> high temperatures in new york city and minneapolis will be 52. the same chicago and detroit will top off at 49.
not bad at all. >> the mercury will reach the upper 70s along the gulf coast and los angeles is looking wonderful at 63. 45 in albuquerque. now to some football, shall we? and the broncos and chiefs taking it to the limit last night in denver. things are looking good for the hosts when receiver benny fowler helped put his team up by eight thanks to that 6-yard pass late in the fourth. >> but kansas city tied it up at 24 with a short touchdown pass with a two on-point conversion there. the team traded field goals in overtime. then as the expired kansas city kicker pounced -- >> no, the time was expiring, the time was running off the clock. >> bounced ball off the upright and through giving the chiefs a dramatic 30-27 win as time was expiring. >> yes.
they also played football in canada where they they would their version of the super bowl last night. there was plenty of palm and circumstance before the ottawa red blacks took on the calgary stampeders. >> yes. so calgary was the heavy favorite, but they needed a late comeback to force the game into overtime. that's when ottawa scored a touchdown and then play ed enouh defense to hang on for the win. >> earlier in the game, one of the referees was right in the middle of the knocked to the ground as players chased a fumble. oh with, no! ooh, get out of the way. ee, get out of the way. he was okay. that's good to hear. >> good. and they celebrated fine and now there's going to be massive demonstration and protests and celebration -- not protests. >> no, party. >> this is canada's gray cup. >> yes. >> with can we just be -- >> down the streets of -- no, they'll be happy about it. >> happy. yes. we're going to shop today.
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last night's big winners at this year's soul train awards. soul train. >> you've got to do the long soul train. >> i think you sounded great. beyonce scored four awards. >> you sounded just like beyonce. >> beyonce scored four awards including video and best r&b soul singer. neither artist was there to accept their awards. >> that sucks. the group that bringing down the house, the mega reunion of drew hill performing a medley of their greatest hits. ? my friends keep telling me about things going on but deep in my heart ? >> how do you not remember this song? >> i don't remember this song. >> geez. >> i think i woke up once cisco went solo.
drew hill also officially releasing their first new single in six years, change, focussing on victims of police brutality and a message about how we all need to come together to change the world. it's kind of exciting that cisco is back. >> yeah. >> got the moves back. >> more thong, thong, thong. >> i didn't want to go there but yeah. >> it's a great song. >> it's a word. it's a thing. next, lady gaga getting emotional. winner talking about everything from her break up to drawbacks of fame. >> she broke down into tears when she discussed the payrolls of celebrity. >> i miss -- i miss people. sorry. >> here you go. >> i miss people. >> just having normal conversations with people? >> yeah, i miss people. i miss, you know, going anywhere and meeting a random person and
i love people. >> it's kind of tough to have those conversations when you're wearing a meat dress, i guess. >> i mean, she has really backed away from the meat dress since this had year. and even more recently since the break up, i think she's want to go be known more as stephanie. still, gaga says despite all the awards in the world and all the fame, there's nothing lik making your parents and your family proud of you. >> yeah. >> she will at the super bowl. >> it's nice to see her telling her story. up next, getting to show -- redo. getting the to know the droid that goes rogue in "rogue one." >> lucas film our parent company of disney has released a new trailer for its upcoming stand alone film giving us another glimpse of k-2so and enforces droid programmed to service the
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?nausea, heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea!? ? it's the end of an era for cuba with the death of former president fidel castro. >> but the winds of change have been blowing across the island nation for a number of years now and more visitors these days, including ron claiborne. >> it began with last year's restoration of diplomatic relations between cuba and the united states. the u.s. embassy in havana opened shortly afterwards, american tourism in cuba forever transformed. >> the progress that we mark today is yet another demonstration that we don't have to be imprisoned by the past. if something isn't working, we
carnival cruise liner docked in cu cuba, the first commercial flight arriving since 1962. americans now flooding the island and filling up hotels with record bookings. on my trip to cuba this past may, i ran into several american tourists. >> now the americans are here, the tourism is here. >> reporter: an influx of visitors bringing much-needed a big difference from my first visit 20 years ago. i first came to cuba 19 years ago and at that time this area, old havana, was in disrepair and two years later came back and it was being restored. now 19 years later, old havana has been pretty much restored to its centuries--old splendor. >> president obama was the first sitting president to visit cuba since 1928.
preseason game there last march, the first time since 1999. and that same month, rock legends "the rolling stones" strutting in front of a huge crowd, many of whom had to listen to their favorite rock bands behind closed doors. >> he's brilliant. it's a very historical thing. >> reporter: that's a lot of change in one year for a country once frozen century and mostly forgotten with by american travelers until >> so for now you can still now. travel but there are still somewhat of a restriction why you are going and it could all change with president-elect trump if he decides to over turn that. >> see which direction he does. i do think had it helps his policy now that fidel castro has passed away. if you get a chance to go, do, it's a beautiful country. i was there four years ago, before the president started making his moves. some great cigars, this music everywhere.
good morning to you. i'm adrienne bankert in for diane macedo. >> and i'm kendis gibson. here are some of the top stories we're following right now. twitter, president-elect by recount efforts in three battleground states. donald trump again raising allegations of voter fraud straight ahead. a manhunt under way in french quarter in new orleans one guyed nine others innocent buy standers injured not the intended targets. california authorities are now looking into the past relationship oefs a california mom who went missing for three weeks.
thanksgiving morning near sacramento chained and heavily battered. and in the nfl, the league saved sunday's best for last. kansas city goes to the mile high city and gives denver the boot. the chiefs squeeze out, come-from-behind win in overtime. those are some of our top stories on this monday, november 28th, 2016. >> from abc news this is "world news now." >> good monday morning everyone. just when you thought the elections are all over with, >> oh, yeah. >> especially donald trump who went online and had quite an outburst. he was set off by a push to recount votes in several key states. >> it's important to note that a lot of people think trump is justified in going off on twitt twitter, especially conleyan conway, trump's former campaign adviser, and she's saying some people are sore losers. he continues to fill meetings as
millions of people had voted illegally without having any evidence to support his claims which kept him from winning the popular vote, he says. abc's gloria riviera has the latest. >> reporter: donald trump and his staff blasting a vote recount in wisconsin. >> it's a total waste of everybody's time. >> green party candidate jill stein started the effort last week. there were lots of hacks taking place around b this elecon joining the fray. those announcements triggering a tweet storm from donald trump. the president-elect firing off seven tweets in 70 minutes, nearly all aimed at clinton. her general counsel says litton staffers intend to ensure fair elections. >> it's a legal right. not a big deal. i don't think anybody thinks there's going to be profound changes. >> reporter: trump had been
fears about the election's integrity. >> it's a rigged election, believe me. >> and now accusing stein to use the recount as a fundraisers. >> it is ridiculous. this is a fund-raising notoriety driven fraud by a person who won 33,000 votes in wisconsin. >> i don't know why they're so nervous. they're >> so jittery. no recount. no recount. whatever you do, don't do a recount. just calm down. if you think you won, the recount will show the same thing. >> another member of trump's kellyanne conway, senior adviser, taking aim at mitt romney who was up for secretary of state. >> he went out of the way to hurt donald trump. he gave two speeches on this calendar year and they were both about donald trump. >> romney was trump's harshest critics and some feeling betrayed he could be in the new administration. >> this is trump's party now. and he won states that mitt romney lost. i don't think a cost for admission for party unity has to
>> there's an important vote coming up this week in congress, wednesday house democrats decide whether to keep california nancy pelosi as minority leader. she's face ago challenge from ohio's tim ryan. he says the party needs a new messenger after failing control of the chamber and losing control of the white house. the congress is looking to push $6.38 billion policy for new research and would send funding to the fda and national institution for health to approve new drugs and medical advices. devices. now to the death of former cuban leader fidel castro. word of the former dictate he her's pat passing at the age of 90 sparked scenes of celebration in little havana.
weekend amid the celebrations. cuba itself has been seen as a somber place ever since castro's death. masses were set across the country on sunday as a nine-day period of official mourning gets under way. castro's ashes are going to be on display today in havana's revolution plaza and massive crowds are expecting to be there. the government has banned everything from live music alcohol sales for the duration of the mourning period. the first commercial flights from the u.s. to havana are scheduled to land today. it's one of the most recent examples of the warming of relations initiated by president obama between the u.s. and cuba. abc's jim avala is there this morning. >> a sunday afternoon game of come mows on the porches in havan a. bars and nightclubs closed until after the funerals. the visitors have noticed. >> missing all of the music which we know is part of the
>> reporter: tourism up 12% in the first half of this year. monday american airlines flies in and delta and bringing total number of direct flights to more than 100. fidel's death unlikely to cool the warming relationship between the u.s. and cuba, but the freeze could come from the north if president-elect donald trump follows through on that campaign warning. >> we will cancel obama's one-sided cuban deal made by executive order if we do not get the deal we want and the deal that people living in cuba and here deserve. >> reporter: this havana family watching special programming on cuban tv. they say they are on alert because of trump's hard-line statements. jim avala, abc news, havana. as cubans wait to see how donald trump will proceed with diplomatic ties, we're learning that he's been in regular
senior trump adviser kellyanne conway say trump and the president have been speaking regularly on a number of issues. she declined to give any further information on the content of the calls, but said they last spoke saturday for about 45 minutes. one subject which can may not have come up between the two men was the unexpected renaming of trump tower. someone trolling google maps over the weekend managed to chaveng the name of president-elect's home tdu you can only see it when you are zooming in at just the right angle. at another angle, the name was changed b to russian characters. a search is under way for two inmate who's escaped from the santa clara county jail. officials expect the $20,000 reward now being offered will provide some leads. here is abc's eva pilgrim. >> reporter: two fugitives described as cops as dangerous
california. abc news getting an exclusive look inside their cell. these are pretty tough and so strong. that's why i'm surprised they were able to cut through it. >> reporter: these are the bars left behind by chavez and campbell. group of four inmate who's orchestrated a get away, repelled down two stories by tieing together blankets and bed sheets left dangling alongside the building >> you can see where the bars . are missing and you can see they cut one of the horizontal supports and pushed the window out and the window is still anging there. >> reporter: the other two prisoners quickly captured by deputies patrolling the area but chavez and campbell have evaded the massive search for three days. the window now boarded up, empty. but the night of the escape, only four tries to get away the other 16 stayed behind.
cutting the bars you know other people had to know. >> reporter: but investigators say no one is talking, offering no details on the escape plan. eva pilgrim, abc news, new york. turning now to weather and a rare november tornado touching down near red cloud, nebraska. yesterday the twister was 41 years to have formed in that state after thanksgiving. the tornado damaged farm buildings after touching down in a wooded area north o skiers and snowboarders took advantage of several inches of fresh powder in the southern california mountains. this is at resorts like bear mountain. and then, this morning, they can return to work in los angeles in short sleeves. not bad. that's why we love california. >> very nice, yes. well, somebody in tennessee has a powerball lottery ticket worth almost $421 million.
state lottery officials say the winning ticket sold in lafayette. no one has stepped forward to claim the prize yet. it's the second largest for a tennessee lottery. the biggest sold in january. let's give respect to a young man in texas who used his own celebration to do good for so many others. >> so his name is drew frank and he has a passion for sneakers. frank just celebrated his bar mitzvah and turned it into a fund-raiser. >> $25,000 in donations and he gave it all to a charity which purchased 800 pairs of sneakers for elementary school children in need. >> my friends are very supportive of this and at my sneaker give away, they all came and they helped me out. i got donations from my bar mitzvah to pay for all these. the smiles on their faces were amazing when i gave it to them. >> the money was also used to
himself. he had sneaker center pieces, huge nike ice cultures and an edible high top cake. coming of age and being a generous young man. that's very cool. >> i hope he got some good kicks, as well, for his bar mitzvah. >> i'm sure he's not wanting. yes. coming ubargain hunters already breaking records on this cyber monday. it's a blow out for retailers it's also a boone for fraudsters. darn those fraudsters. what you need to know before you dr door busters. and reliving the golden girls. through a puppet show. we'll take it. we'll meet the man behind the magic. but first, take a look at today's temperatures. "world news now" weather
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you'd think they were paying people to take these towels at a walmart in bainbridge. one woman even took a dive into the box seek ago bargain. >> what is wrong? >> overall, traffic in some stores online and in store was up, but the average shopper spent a little bit less, down 3.5% to just under >> i just don't understand. i've never done black friday shopping. i've reported on it, but not participated in the jumping into the bats of on stuff. >> i can't get into that. >> no. more people shopping joan line than in stores and more people will follow today in cyber monday. >> and while millions of bargain hunters let their fingers do the hunting on dragging and clicking their way to deep discounts, deep in the background are plenty of fraudsters who were lurking.
billions of dollars, it's only natural that con artists are there, as well. one recent survey found 1100 malicious websites posing. when searching black friday in the app store, one in ten mobile apps proved unsafe for use. these crooks not only taking your money now, they'll keep taking it. >> identity theft is the biggest property crime in the united states. and it is high tech. >> experts say you shouldn't attempt to open a link in an e-mail message. instead, type the name of the retailer into the address bar yourself. and if the website doesn't look professional, it's probably a fake and you should not continue shopping. they also advise creating unique names and passwords for each site. >> it's hardly hacking when you use the same password for
experts suggest monitor your bank account with an eye for purchases you didn't make. don't shop on public wi-fi, wait until you get home or use your mobile device's plan. use a two-step authentication. the site will send you a code before it allows you to finish logging on. >> it's so easy to steal an identity and it's so difficult to fix it. >> that was our own kendis gibson. >> with some really good advice. yes. coming the one end for cuba and the passing of fidel castro. >> we're looking@back with barb what walters and diane sawyer with fidel. you're watching "world news now."
? >> we are just jiving to this muk. >> oh, my god, loving the spanish music in the morning. >> yes, it's nice. >> well, you have caribbean ties. >> yes. i was born in had latin america so that means i'm latino. >> yes. it's a city untouched by time. >> but during the height of the castro regime, 39 years ago,
to cuba to interview fidel castro and followed 16 years later by diane sawyer. here are fascinating clips. >> no dissent or opposition is allowed in the public media. >> translator: we do not have your same conceptions. our concept of freedom of the press is not yours and i say this very honestly. i have nothing to hide. if you ask us if a paper could appear here against socialism, i could say honestly, no, it cannot appear. it would not be allowed by the government or the people. >> why? >> in that sense, we do not have the freedom of the press that you possess in the u.s. >> do you think politically that an american president can lift the embargo and resume relations
castro is in power? >> if i were the obstacle, i would be willing to give up not only my positions and my responsibilities, but even my life. what i would never do is to negotiate the revolution. the revolution is not negotiable. socialism is not negotiable. sovereigns and independence of our country are not negotiable. that i would not negotiate. >> is it crazy to you that american presidents every four years allow the american people just to vote them out of power, that they put their entire power at risk every four years? >> i think four years is too short for any serious program that you want to undertake. in eight years, you can do a bit more in terms of a government program.
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start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. ? and if you threw a party and invited everyone you knew ? ? you would see the biggest gift would be from me ? ? and the card attached would say thank you for being a friend ? >> oh, from m.a.s.h. >> you can't sing that song good. >> it's the "the golden girls." it aired from seven seasons from 1985 to 1992. but they've been living pretty much forever in syndication. >> and now one fan with a live puppet show. here is abc's juju chang. ? thank you for being a
>> it's 1980s cult classic, the golden girls, and now it's back, this time as an off-broadway puppet parody. that golden girls show featuring four unexpectedly saucy single ladies living out their golden years told in miami. just as potty mouth and angsty as ever. rose, the sweetheart who loves her hometown of st. olaf. dorothy who always tells it like it is. sophia or ma. and blanch who just loves sex. >> it's like a tel that has just gone through the last 30 years. >> but this puppet show tells the story of the girls before they were the goalen girls. >> i don't know. i just don't see this taking off. who would want to watch a tv show about four old women living in miami? it will be a blip in the radar. >> you are so right. ive give it eight weeks tops. >> if they only knew what was to come. seven seasons and a jaw dropping
staring at me? he's undressing me with his eyes. >> do you want to move to another table? >> not yet. he's only half done. >> the puppets embodying the nuances of the characters. >> i am a southern bell, the bell of the ball. she's a bit of a slut. >> as for their take on president-elect trump. they're sticking to character. >> wait, ronald reagan is president. >> yeah. >> 1985 is where they are now. >> politics aside -- >> the golden girls" is about friendship. this is the original "sex in the city." ? thank you for being a friend ? ? now puppets are teaming up with the city's chorus for the theme. ? you're a pal and a confident ? >> juju chang, abc news, new york. >> one of my favorite songs used
making news in america this morning -- recount battle. president-elect donald trump lashing out on social media, making claims about voter fraud that experts are calling stunning and baseless, as hillary clinton joins the recount movement. the dictator's death. cuba begins its final farewell to fidel castro. the somber streets of havana where a memorial starts in hours. david muir is in cuba with the latest. a major winter storm hitting right now. dumping several feet of snow in some areas. we'll tell you where it's heading next. and cybermonday. where to find the best deals and a little known secret. how to get a bigger discount