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to fully focus on running the country. critics have been skeptical about whether trump's plan to turn over operations to his children is enough to avoid conflicts of interest. and election officials in nashl north carolina have ordered a partial recount in the governor's race. mccrory is refusing to concede the race and raising questions about voting irregularities i planned parenthood and other groups are suing several states, challenging their abortion laws. the suit claims that laws in north carolina, missouri, and alaska, place unconstitutional restrictions on abortions. attorneys say the lawsuits are a follow-up to a major u.s. supreme court decision that struck down tough abortion laws in texas. the house has passed a bill that aims to help drug and biomedical companies get faster
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the bill would also revamp health programs. some say the bill amounts to nothing mor than a hand-out to drug companies. despite that, the measure is expected to pass in the senate. and martin scarrely was scorned around the world for raising the price of a drug to $750 for just one pill. some australian high school students outraged by that have recreated the drug in a lab. their cost, about $2 a dose. >> interesting. philadelphia called off its game with sacramento wednesday night because of condensation on the court in philadelphia. players grabbing some mops, but the 76ers determined it was just way too dangerous. no makeup date has been set. but just imagine being the kings. you travel all across country for the game, and you had to sit
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>> they should just bring oup te basketball court, put skates on the players and keep up the net to see what happens. >> that wod be fun to watch. you might have seen our happy birthday shout-out to the world's oldest person yet. 117-year-old emma murano who lives in italy. >> this morning, we sute lil hanson, only 105 years old. she marked the occasion by she leads the class every week and she said, she may be 105 years old, but she has no intention of stopping. >> i don't feel any different. i'm just a little more careful than i was years ago. but i don't feel old. i don't think about it. i just keep going. >> good for you, lil. so most of the people in her
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that means they could be her children. >> as lil calls them, youngsters. she lives alone in the home that she grew up in, and lilot only teaches yoga, she's also the president of her local bridge team. and she can do moves that i can't do. >> i want to hang out with lil. can we get her in the studio? >> just for the record, she was born in 1911. amazing. >> so the oldest living woman time. >> just for perspective. >> good for you, lil. happy birthday. coming up, the manhunt up and down the east coast for a leprechaun that is on the lam. the pot of gold, stolen in broad daylight from an armored truck parked on a busy street in manhattan, worth more than a million dollars. and would you be on board to try doing is? that's balancing a bicycle 650
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crowde street in mid town manhattan. >> reporter: an investigation police are calling operation lucky charms. detectives say this man actually stole a pot of gold worth more than $1.5 million. >> do you think he knew it was a bucket of gold? >> i think he believed it was of value. it was in an armored truck with armed guards. >> take a look at the video. it happened in new york city's diamond distr of the vehicle when one of the armed guards turned his back. >> so it's gold flakes, what would somebody do with that? >> it would be melted down, and put into cubes and sold. >> reporter: the barrel nearly 90 pounds. so heavy, the thief had to keep putting it down. police say so far, they believe the end of the rainbow for this real life leprechaun may be florida. >> the armored car company is offering a $100,000 reward for
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recovery of the stolen merchandise. linsey davis, abc news, new york. brazen. coming up the new chapter in the battle between leah remini and the church of scientology. >> hear what she's releasing i
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? it has been road for leah remini in her battle with the church of scientology. >> she's been a critic of the church she left three years ago. now she has a new series for a&e, but the church is firing back. here's dan harris. >> i'm gng to get there first. >> during her nine seasons on the hit cbs show the king of queens, she appeared to be the ideal scientologist. famous and fiercely loyal. but behind the scenes, she says
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including about the world's best known scientologist, tom cruise. >> i think it's a privilege to call yourself a scientologist, and it's something that you have to earn. >> being critical of tom cruise is being critical of scientology itself. you are a person who is anti- -- the aims and goals of scientology. you are evil. >> reporter: leah said she entered his orbit as her own career sky get the laser in on you and you're the most important thing that ever happened. it's what are you doing, how you doing, and yeah, great, great. great great, great. >> reporter: but leah said her exposure to cruise, this is them hugging at a movie premiere, opened her eyes to his vast influence within the church. an influence that was exemplified by a call she got one night by a church official. >> tom wants you to come over
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>> when leah and her husband angelo arrived at cruise's home, they say two high-ranking scientology officials were there with tom and his new girlfriend katie holmes. >> he was forcibly kissing katie. i said, get a freaking room and i was written up for that. >> reporter: that's right. one of those church officials essentially tattled on her. she said church members regularly write knowledge reports on one another for breaking rules. she said the accused then had to answer the allegations in auditing sessions. >> does it create an atmosphere of mistrust? >> you can assume if you say something that is critical to the church, you will be wtten up. husband, wife, mother, daughter. it's what the group does to regulate itself. >> reporter: leah admits to writing knowledge reports herself. >> did you ever write up a
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>> reporter: with her new book about to hit shelves, the church hand-delivered a packet of information to abc news, containing a series of damning claims about le, including that she was actually expelled from scientology for ethical lapses and claims that she tried to stay. leah insists the separation was her idea. >> reporter: so that is one of their main arguments, that you're just trying to stay relevant. here, let me read you something. >> please. >> reporter: given h surprise that for two years, she has been uncapable of moving on with her life and remains obsessed with exploiting her former religion in a pathetic attempt to get publicity. >> yes, i agree, i wish i could get over 30 years of this. unfortunately, it's going to take some time. >> dan harris, abc news, new york. coming up, we'll show you what's being called the latest extreme sport. >> would you try this?
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how about 65 stories high? >> now you have me. i'll do it. >> coming up, this happened, straight ahead. you're watching "world news
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delivers mega support. ? ? time for another edition of "this happened. >> some interesti attention, like this one. pack your drama mean for this one. >> i guess we can call this bike balancing. this is a man named fabio riding his bike on a railing that happens to be 65 stories up on an austrian dam. he rode 650 feet across it. >> the video lasts for three minutes that he's doing this. this is all for a contest called gopro world contest. it looks amazing, but i should
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fine print, he was tethered. there was a guy walking next to him with a rope that was tethered to him just in case. it still doesn't mean i would do it. >> so if we tether you and i'll hold the rope -- no? >> i wouldn't even walk like this with -- tethered. >> i think we have a new segment coming our way. >> i think we've tried that. say theyt too many people can but shaun osborn can say it happened to him. >> shaun was on a roll last week, when he bold three, 300-point games in a row. shaun said he couldn't believe it, and never thought it was possible. before this, he was just your average league bowler, doing it for fun. >> i'd say he's no longer just your average league bowler. he said he's starting to believe a little bit more every day that he's good.
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this has only happened 29 times, and never before in texas where he lives. that's impressive. >> congrats. and if bowling isn't your thing, maybe chess is. we have a new world champion there. >> after three weeks t came down to two guys who were locked had in a back and forth battle of high-speed tiebreakers. they were stressed out. in the end, two-time world champion magnus carlson won his third title after he defeated the russian cen >> magnus looks thrilled with his win, which came on his 26th birthday. so he gets to take home most of his $1.1 million gift. not a bad better gift. >> not bad at all. and finally this happened. a british lad has a new best friend. a wild fox. >> henry hoffman was walking around london when out of nowhere, this fox appears, dnts want to let go of his bag. at one point it cozies up to him
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this morning on "world news now," get your tickets for the trump tour. the president-elect heading to the midwest, today kicking off his thank you tour and touting his role in keeping jobs in the usa. all while a familiar face gets some attention thanks to a possible role in the upcoming trump administration. and atlantic coast. some of the heavy rain is doing firefighters in tennessee a lot of good. the husband of the california woman who disappeared for weeks, speaking on camera. what he's saying about the ordeal she just survived. then lifestyles of the rich and kendis goes international. he spared no expense to show us some heavenly hotel suites. see the trip of a lifetime on
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from abc news, this is "world news now." . if you're in something that fancy, you have to jump on the bed. >> every time. >> the only problem is when security shows up and they kick you out. >> we ruined the surprise ending. >> yeah, even it's not socially acceptable in china. >> they don't like that? >> apparently not. >> now we know. we begin this morning with president-elect donald trump kicking off a thank you tour in indiana after announcing tours to walk away from >> trump and vice president elect mike pence are heading to carrier indianapolis factory to announce details of a deal to keep hundreds of jobs in this country. abc's kenneth motin with the latest. >> reporter: donald trump legally cutting ties with his billion dollar company. the president-elect made the announcement on twitter that he'll leave his great business in total to his children, in order to fully focus on running
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trump fills key economic posts. fellow billionaire wilbur ross, treasury secretary, steve mnuchin. we'll have the most significant middle-income tax cut since reagan. we'll incorporate the childcare program. this is going to be a tremendous boon to the economy. >> reporter: mnuchin who promised to focus on the american worker praised trump's deal to keep 1,000 jobs in state. >> they picked up the phone and called the ceo of united technologies and told them, we wanted to keep jobs here. i can't remember the last time a president did that. >> reporter: trump is expected to release the details of the deal thursday. trump is still trying to decide on a secretary of state. trump's white house chief of staff reince priebus on fox news. >> when he makes the decision, it's the decision that's best
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background. >> reporter: trump's team hinted he's down to four secretary of state finalists, romney, senator bob corker, david petraeus, and former mayor, rudy guiliani. house democrats are calling for a congressional hearing to examine his potential conflicts of interest. >> kenneth, thank you. trump may be reserving a place in his cabinet for sarah palin. sources tell abc news, she's being considered for secretary of vrtss affairs. palin tweeted yesterday that she would be grateful and that we should be grateful we'll have a commander in chief who will champion our vets. palin has also been m mentioned as a contender for energy secretary. and house minority leader nancy pelosi managed to hold on to her job, despite disappointing election results. she was re-elected by two-thirds of the vote. her challenger had argued that younger members would provide fresh ideaings for success.
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democrats since 2002. she insists that democrats will rebound. breaking news from the bay area, san francisco, where the last of four jail escapees has been captured. row helio chavez was arrested at his sister's house in san jose after an eight-hour stand-off. s.w.a.t. teams fired tear gas into the house at least twice. chavez was on the run for more than a week. he and three other inmates, sawed through bars at the santa clara county jail and rappelled to the ground using bed sheets. protesters gathered night, upset that prosecutors have cleared a police officer in the deadly shooting of keith scott. dozens marched in the rain in what was a mostly peaceful protest. although police did arrest four people, they say they don't believe keith scott during a confrontation with police in september, which ended with an officer firing at scott and killing him. but in a newly released video from earlier that day, scott is seen with what appeared to be a bulge around his right ankle.
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vinson acted lawfully when he shot mr. scott. >> scott's family this morning, profoundly disappointed with the district attorney's decision and is now considering whether to file a lawsuitgainst the lice department. four southern statesr ro are reeling this morning after more than two dozen tornadoes left five people dead. looking at the radar, those systems have moved north and east, dumping heavy rain overnight along the coast and they left behind a trac three people died after a tornado ripped through rosalie in alabama. and a husband and wife killed in polk, tennessee. crews are looking for people trapped by the gatlinburg wildfires. the death toll there is up to seven. police say the flames have only allowed them to search about 30% of the city. linzie janis has mohr. >> reporter: the heavy rains are helping, but high winds sparked
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great smokey mountains. these firefighters taking their first break in 30 hours. >> they have not wavered. even the ones that's lost everything. >> why is everything on fire? >> the death toll rising. now at least seven killed since the fires exploded sunday night. forcing thousands to flee for their lives. >> go, go, go. >> it appears to be human caused. >> reporter: several still missing. michael reed is searching for his wife and daughter. >> i told her to call 911 and i haven't heard from her displaced residents survey the damage. >> everything'sgone. >> reporter: we went with travis cog dill as he got a first look at his parents' home of 43 years. >> the kitchen table was right there. >> reporter: the rubble still too hot to search for his father's purple heart. >> fire can't take memories. so we still got those. >> reporter: more than 700 buildings have been damaged or destroyed. all that's left of this home is
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don't have fire insurance. this could not have come at a worse time. just ahead of the holidays. linzie janis, abc news, pigeon forge, tennessee. overseas now, where thousands of fans have gathered to mourn the brazilian soccer team killed in the plane crash in colombia. family members of the victims gathered on the center of the arena as fans chanted the players' names. and we're getting new details about the crash. according to audio from the final moments of the doomed flight, the floot told air traffic controllers that he had run out of fuel. dozens were killed. six people survived. nearby farmers were able to hear their screams for help and were the first to come to their aid. on capitol hill, a deal is in the works, so california national guard members won't have to repay their re-enlistment bonuses.
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to return the money, issued in error, even though they were not at fault. we all know how a lack of sleep affects our health. but new research said itlack of sleep is costing. people who slept fewer than six hours a night had a 13% increase of early death and lost about six days o >> um -- >> that was a buzz kill. >> six hours sounds great. everybody behind the cameras was nodding in complete agreement. so we're all doomed. at least we're all in it together. so in the movies, we had snakes on a plane, which was entertaining. in california, they have a snake on a plate. >> yeah, take a look at the belly busting delight called the anaconda burrito. it's three feet long, and no, it's not meant to be eaten
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>> you think i could? >> you might be able to pull that off. it serves five people. meat, cheese, rice, beans, you name it. the folks in fresno posted video on facebook to show how it's made. it's gotten more than 17 million views and a whole lot of likes. >> s if you're me, you can order it for lunch. if you're a normal person, you can order it for like a party. >> you get a giant burrito. >> it does look kinda good, if i was one of those people that eat things like that. >> finally found something to get you to eat. coming up our intrepid traveler goes to hong kong, wait until you see the results. >> i'm thinking it's just a green screen, that we weren't really in hong kong. plus, critter turned customer all caught on camera. the damage he left behind comin
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communities around the world are observing world aids day to raise awareness about the disease that has killed millions
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what scientists are calling the most advanced clinical trial for a vaccine against hiv is getting under way in south africa. if successful, it could dramatically alter the course of the pandemic. at that event, quite a few celebrities involved, including u 2's bono. and we're hearing details from the husband of the woman who went >> reporter: sherry papini's husband speaking out, sitting down for an exclusive interview with 20/20. describing aspects of his wife's captivity. >> she was bound. she had a chain around her waist. she had a bag over her head. her left hand was in the vehicle, chained to something. >> to make sure she didn't jump out of the car. >> yeah.
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in a vehicle. they opened the door. she doesn't know, because s had a bag over her head. they cut something to free her restraint that was holding her into the vehicle. and then kind of pushed her out of the vehicle. >> reporter: until now, police only giving this description of her abductors. two hispanic women armed with a gun, driving a dark suv. but after another round of interviews with sherry papini, the sheriff >> suspect number one was the younger of the two suspects. she had long curly hair. she had a thick accent. she had pierced ears. suspect number two, she had straight black hair, with some gray in color. she had thick eyebrows. >> reporter: police artists now working on a composite sketch. >> she was held against her will and was isolated.
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covered. >> reporter: in the four hours i spent with keith papini, he revealed details of the abduction and the harrowing miles an ho minutes after she was released. but he was most emotional about eing his wife after 22 days for the first time. matt gutman, nbc news, redding, california. >> and matt will have a special tomorrow detailing more of that interview he had with keith papini. >> unbelievable. >> investigators hoping to catch these people, whoever it is. coming up, the dating dangers. a growing number of women are facing online. hear why even the ceo of tinder is admitting there's a bad behavior problem on his app and the steps he' taking to fix it. what women need to know to protect themselves. but first, catching a glimpse inse of the world's most spectacular hotels as lifestyles of the rich and moi goes international.
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? ? >> michael jackson's top hitf >> can't go wrong starting the day with a little m.j. even if it's not well known. >> exactly. we dug to get that one. >> so there are hotels and there are hotels. >> yes. and few places in the world where the hotel could be the destination. such is the case in hong kong. we spent no expense, literally. not a dime. >> spent no expense. >> exactly. i was the correspondent, the producer, the audio person, hair, makeup artist,
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hair? do you have a hard time with that? >> lifestyles of the rich and kendis. >> it's one of the world's most spectacular harbors, the setting to practically every jackie chan movie you can think of, and home to perhaps the world's tallest catwalk, a place way penchant for quirky foods. that would be chicken testicles. a local treat. um, no. where else to begin our first ever lifestyles of the rich and >> right here in long kong. and the very place where david beckham actually slept.>> i s called the upper house hotel. and as i noticed on my way through the front door, it's what flo rida calls my house when he's in hong kong. ? welcome to my house ? >> hello. >> good afternoon, mr. gibson. >> good to be here. >> glad to have you with us. i saw flo rida on the way out.
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attention getter is not in the room, but the outside views. >> you're in our gorgeous upper suite, which is 1,200 square feet. >> wow. >> yes, indeed. we have the largest rooms in hong kong. >> three times the size of a new york apartment. >> yes. >> reporter: at $5,000 a night, it's not cheap, but oh, the benefits. >> beers, soft drink, coconut water. >> champagne. >> coffee. >> and this is >> no. >> reporter: every room with floor-to-ceiling harbor views, even the bathroom. >> and you can even watch television whilst you're having a bath. >> oh, my gosh. the hotel caters to your every need whilst in the room. asian breakfast, check. >> shrimp and pork for breakfast? >> yes. breakfast of champions.
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>> reporter: in-room manicure? check. hotels in the city of hong kong are built around beautiful views. across victoria harbor, there are no better views from the one at the ritz carlton. just make enough time to get to your room. 103 stories to the lobby in the clouds, and you're inside the world's tallest hotel. >> this is the most amazing sue >> the ritz carlton suite goes for $18,000 a night. ? ? >> reporter: this is the tub. your own personal sauna. it may feel like 120 degrees in here. but this feels like heaven. not hell at all.
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but just one mucinex lasts 12 hours. let's end this. >> so apparently everybody is getting into the black friday craze this time of year, including some really wild folks in southern maryland. one shopper walked into a store there and started tearing things to shreds. >> oh, no. >> so the beaver walked south of d.c. in maryland there. and went into some christmas decorations store and started ripping apart some of the discounted items there. it was at the local dollar store. many of the customers started taking photos of it, trying to figure out what the heck was going on here. the beaver strolled right in and witnesses said the animal appeared to be in search for a christmas tree. >> didn't realize those trees aren't made of wood. >> of the real thing.
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wildlife folks came and arrested him. but compared to the stuff we've seen at walmart on black friday, this is calm. >> very civilized. so santa's home in the north pole. we've all wondered what it looks like. >> it's beautiful. >> what's going on in there. we have it. zillow is now shedding light on th mystery, including santa's home up on the sight with an estimated value as well, they say it was constructed in the 1800s, two bedrooms, two baths, a toy lover's paradise and it's on 25 acres. plenty of room for all the reindeer. the home will appreciate 2.2% over the years. >> curious who the neighbors are. >> the elves of course, and the easter bunny.
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we had that giant burrito earlier on. easter island is in the north. but this is an easter island. now taco bell has come out with the cheetos quesadilla. that looks aming, doesn't it? this is in the philippines. >> we may have found the one thing you'll eat and i found. >> no, i won't eat it. but it's it's all melty, so you have cheetohs on top of the cheese. >> okay. on to cuteness now. check out this tiny horse, playing with a giant ball. i mean, i don't really need to give you more information, but i guess'll tell you that the pony's name is basil. and this came from a uk horse enthusiast and photographer.
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this morning on "world news now," heavy damage left behind by a deadly storm system. tornadoes are roaring through several areas of several states, and there could be more destruction done today as the system barrels into the northeast. overnight protesters took to the streets of charlotte after a prosecutor chose not to charge an man. we'll get to the explanation behind the controversial decision. and new this half hour, the danger of online dating. millions of women are looking for their partner through websites and apps and many say they're on the receiving end of explicit abuse. we'll tell you what's going on and what some of those apps are doing about it. and the making of the mcnugget, maybe you thought it was just a random collection of chicken. far from it. we'll taste what we're talking about on this thursday, deceer
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from abc news, this is "world news now." >> i always like when the intro includes we'll taste, because that means i'm going to get to eat. >> absolutely. we have so much stuff we're covering this morning, we have the southern storms that are impacting many folks, but we want to start on a serious note and breaking news. another police officer killed in th tacoma, washington. >> he was responding to a domestic violence call, he was taken to the hospital and died after surgery. a solemn moment as his body is taken away. the gunman was barricaded in the home for hours overnight. >> 133 officers have diein the line of duty so far this year, more of all of last year. >> the decision by prosecutors in charlotte, north carolina not to file criminal charges have -- in the death of keith scott
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holding a gun when the police officer shot and killed him in september. but the district attorney says he has credible evidce that scott was armed. >> reporter: the officer involved shooting death of keith lamont scott was caught on his wife's cell phone. >> don't shoot him! he didn't do anything. don't you do it! >> reporter: and it ignited protests in the city of charlotte. now the district attorney announcinghy officer brent will not face criminal charges. >> he acted lawfully. what he saw was a man who had drawn a gun, when confronted by police, exited the vehicle with a gun in hand and failed to comply with officers who commanded him at least ten times to put the gun down. >> reporter: the d.a. walking through evidence, including footag showing the bulge of a gun at scott's ankle minutes before the shooting.
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bulge where a holster was recovered. and testimony that he had the gun in his hand after being confronted by police. >> i think it's safe to say, he did have a gun. there's no definitive proof that keith had a firearm in his hand. >> reporter: the scott family lawyers say their inquiry isn't over. >> we have real questions about how they reacted to the information that he had a brain appropriate de-escalation techniques to end the situation. >> prosecutors are publishing their report online, the d.a. urging the community to take pause and read it, both sides, urging peace and denouncing violence. laura lister, abc news, los angeles. and the fate of a rmer south carolina police officer, charged with the shooting death of an unarmed black driver is now in the hands of the jury. michael slager is charged with murder after shooting walter scott during a traffic stop in
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the shooting gained national attention after a witness video surfaced showing the moment he was fatally shot. severe storms are moving off the east coast after a devastating 24 hours. skies are quiet over much of the southern u.s. overnight. a sharp contrast to late tuesday night. here's a look at scott county, mississippi, just outside jackson. it's one of several areas in four states struck by tornadoes. abc's phillip mena in the storm zone. >> tornado warning. outbreak, hammering the south. this massive funnel cloud, caught north of miramar beach, florida. water spouts crashingshore. in atlanta, tornado sirens sound the alarm, as residents shelter in pce. >> you need to seek shelter immediately. >> this after more than two dozen reported twisters. >> it looks like a war zone. >> reporter: residents emerge from storm shelters to utter destruction. >> the damage here is absolutely awful.
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the tornado a massive ef-2, wind speeds over 110 miles an hour. this daycare in flat rock, flattened. you can see the toys among the wreckage. three adults and three children who took shelter here, seriously injured. the storms cutting a deadly path from mississippi. >> we're really lucky that nobody was hurt here. it could be the other way. >> reporter: to tennessee, where two others were killed in the storm as they still deal with raging wildfires. this debris and the foundation is all that is left of this daycare center. neighbors telling us, this was one of the few places they could take shelter when the storm hit. residents here, still shell shocked. phillip mena, abc news, flat rock, alabama. in tennessee, the death toll from the wildfires is up to seven. three more bodies were discovered wednesday amid the ruins of the great smokey mountain rescue missions are continuing around gatlinburg, but the
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of the city. the good news, rain has helped slow down the wildfire, but there are concerns about mud and rockslides, and downed power lines creating new fires. president-elect donald trump is going to indiana today, after making good on a campaign promise even before taking office, trump and mike pence will visit the carrier plant to officially announce a deal to keep nearly a thousand manufacturing jobs from moving to mexico. trump has also announced plans to cut ties with his businesses, conflicts of interest. as he fills out his cabinet, sources say he's considering former vp candidate sarah palin for secretary of veterans affairs. palin tweeted yesterday that we should be grateful we'll soon have a commander in chief who will be a champion for our vets. she also has been mentioned as a contender for energy secretary or interior secretary. >> breitbart news is calling on its readers to boycott kellogg's
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its ads from the website. kellogg's says breitbart's views don't line up with its values. breitbart is calling their decision to remove their ads an act of discrimination and accusing the company of trying to placate the left wing. several other companies have pulled ads from the website, including allstate. now to a house that was leveled due to a gas explosion. in upstate new york, a woman and her dog managed to get out alive. authorities say it was likely a methane gas leak, since work was being done on the septic tank. baseball fans are getting an early holiday present -- five more years of labor harmony. major league baseball anthe players union have agreed on the structure of a new collective bargaining agreement. the deal has to be ratified, but assuming that happens, the news means, the sport will go at least 26 years since its last work stoppage ended in 1995. now to some other of america's pastime, soccer. it was a rough night at the
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down under. this was last night in melbourne, australia. you see the ball hitting the bird on the field. they had to stop play. >> one of the goalkeepers, you saw him there. trying to stop everyone. he ran out to pick up the seagull and carried it off the field, but the next time we saw the seagull, it was getting some tlc on the sidelines and the plan was to release it outside the stadium. but it wouldn't go quietly. instead, it flew right back to where the action was taking place. and as you can see, there were plenty of other seagulls flying >> not very fast learners, those seagulls. >> not at all. flock of seagulls. coming up, a look inside victoria's secret fashion show. and why angel wings and a chinese dragon took center stage in paris. that's ahead in the skinny. this will wake you up. >> and millions of americans looking for love online. hear why a growing number of women are finding harassment instead. what you can do to protect yourself. but first here's a look at
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quest for love, are instead finding fear and harassment. >> many are fighting back. abc's rebecca jarvis has the details. >> reporter: online dating apps have changed the way we date. but they've also transformed the world of sexual harassment. >> this whole concept of these people are too sensitive. i think people aren't sensitive enough. >> take a look at some of these real images sent to women online. vulgar messages, ranging from, you look doable, to the me aggressive, i want to get you accidentally pregnant. and others too obscene to repeat. and when guys are rejected, the vulgarity continues. slut, says one. and you could be a model if you lost a little weight, sweetheart. >> do you think sexual harassment has become the norm? >> i think it's been an
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app world. >> reporter: 29-year-old alexander said she received dozens of harassing messages while using dating apps. >> sexist and hateful, and yeah, that really surpriseme. >> reporter: so she decided to fight back, creating this instagram page, publicly shaming harassing suitors and even started a petition on change.org to stop harassing messages and pictures on social media. >> not every man harasses women, been harassed at some point. >> in august, this post on twitter went viral. after a young woman publicly showed how even a picture of her headphones sparked lewd sexual advances, with one man's response. you wearing those and nothing else, that would be heaven. >> this isn't the fault of the person who is getting the comments. this is really the fault of the person who is sending the comments. >> reporter: according to the pew resech centre, 42% of
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harassed and while online, 26% of young women say they experienced stalking and 25% are targets of online sexual harassment. >> what's the spillover effect of this kind of behavior and these types of interactions in real life? >> you feel afraid. you feel that you can't go out into the cyber world without being harmed. >> reporter: rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. >> and you always have to be careful when you're putting yourself out there, especially if you're disclosing private information. that's probably the biggest information you put out. >> and the numbers are staggering, some 50 million people use these dating apps. 12 million matches every day. of those 12 million matches, i haven't gotten a single one. >> no? >> no, no. >> swipe left or swipe right. >> i don't know, but i must be swiping the wrong way. >> maybe that's what you're doing wrong. maybe you need to figure out which way you need to be swiping. >> just be careful out there
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these are all things you should know. >> when we come back, kanye west is out of the hospital, but reportedly not yet out of the woods. and the mad vibes at the weekend and bella hadid at the victoria sret fashion show. the video coming up, the skinny is next. "world news now" continues
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as a teaser on today's video from the victoria's secret fashion show coming up. but first, we'll give you the latest update on kanye west, released from the hospital. >> he reportedly left the hospital yesterday for more than a week of treatment for a mental breakdown. >> tmz reporting he's recovering at home with his wife kim kardashian and their kids. sources say he's not out of the woods yet and still needs ongoing medical and llows a series of public and on-stage rants, and the cancellation of the rest of his concert tour. >> it's been a demanding couple of months for the rapper and his wife. she was robbed at gunpoint, forcing the family at times to rethink its security and public profile. >> dealing with a lot. >> they have. and we've been dealing with the aftermath of that epic fashion show in new york city. i think we have it in slow-mo.
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victoria's secret fashion show in paris. kendall jenner, bella and gigi hadistrutting the runway, with giant feathered wing that are apparently for anything but sleeping. >> yeah, they don't look super comfortable. >> elsa hask wore one of the most dramatic ensembles, a chinese dragon that wrapped around her entire body. >> i like it. the 51 models strutted their stuff to songs by lady gaga, actually jumped onto the glittered runway and seemed to check out his ex-girlfriend, bella hadid. >> i think he's looking at the other models too, to be fair. >> is there someone else on the stage? where's that singing coming from? >> the weekend who? >> yeah. >> and in a runway surprise, russian model irina sheikh made
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e. reports hid a baby bump. her boyfriend is bradley cooper. the couple has not commented about any new arrivals. we hope to have extensive coverage of the victoria's secret fashion show over the next five days. >> stretch that one out as long as possible. >> yeah. also, a dream come true for prince harry. >> as part of a tour of the caribbean, the prince capped his visit to barbados off with the world's most famous barbadian beauty. >> eight-time grammy award winner, rihanna was there to help her homeland celebrate its 50th anniversary of independence from the united kingdom. >> she was a surprise guest to harry, performing the country's national anthem, as they both took part in barbados' annual toast of the nation event, which
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>> prince harry is excited to see somebody. that's cool. >> rihanna is feeling good about herself right now. >> congratulations, 50 years. >> and burger king is bringing us a blast from the past. >> the return of the cheesy tots and napoleon dynamite. in that famous cafeteria scene with heder stealing all the tater tots. >> whoa. are those cheesy tots? >> yeah. >> are they good? >> yeah. >> can i have one? >> dang it, these are good >> napoleon dynamite and pedro are back. at $1.99 for eight, plenty of cheesy tots for everyone. at least for a limited time. a news nugget for you. >> exactly.
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? if you like chicken nuggets then you gotta sing along ? ? iyou like chicken nuggets ? ? this is your favorite song ? ? if you like chicken nuggets then you gotta sing along ? ? if you like chicken nuggets ? ? this is your favorite song ? >> i guess this is my favorite song. i definitely like chicken nuggs. >> i think you need a few more. about mcdonald's chicken mcnuggets. >> the fast-food giant has revealed those nuggets have four specific shapes. each even having their own name. did you know that? a video released by mcdonald's shows nuggets being formed into shapes called the ball, the boot, the bell, the bone. or the bow tie. >> what? >> do they taste differently? >> which one is this one?
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these two look different. >> that looks like italy. >> this looks like a fish. all right, so mcdonald's says the reason for the specific shapes is to give the nuggets dipability into the special sauces. >> smart. >> and mcdonald's is mourning the loss of the man who invented their flagship sandwich. jim della gotti has died at his home in pittsburgh. he was 98. you may not recognize his name, but you've no doubt enjoyed his creation. th here's abc's did muir. >> this is the sandwich. mcdonald's new big mac sandwich. for the bigger than average appetite. >> reporter: 1967, the first big mac, seven ingredients. do you remember the jingle? ? two all beef patties, special sauz lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions, on a sesame seed bun ? but long before the jingle, jim della gotti created the big mac at his union town, pennsylvania restaurant in the mid 1960s. here's the ad he ran announcing the big mac when it was just 45
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five grandsons, eight great grandchildren. >> this is my dad jim. >> this is my dad jim. >> and he created the world's best burger. >> reporter: and here's one of his grandsons telling us something you didn't know. >> one of the tricky parts of the sandwich, with the cheese and the lettuce, it would slide off. put that bread in the middle >> when the burger turned 40, it was selling 550 million a year. sold in more than 100 countries, mcdonald's tweeting out their gratitude to that american grandfather anduoting him. jim on saying i would never have dreamed that my creation would turn into a piece of americana. david muir, abc news, new york. >> i love how she put that one out there to pretend like she hasn't dug in. take a look at this one that has been munched on already.
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making news in america this morning, breaking overnight a police officer shot and killed. new video of the scene and a standoff with the suspect. powerful storms across the south spawned several tornadoes overnight damaging homes and buildings. winds were powerful enough to topple an 18-wheeler. we're tracking the president-elect donald trump hitting the road as he takes credit for saving jobs, plus the cabine position that could be filled by sarah palin. and it's a sweet break, a major candymaker says a new chocolate formula has nearly half the sugar. good thursday morning, everyone. we are following a null of breaking news stories.

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