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makin 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 overnight damaging homes and buildings. winds were powerful enough to topple an 18-wheeler. we're tracking the storm's latest path. victory tour. president-elect donald trump hitting the road as he takes credit for saving jobs, plus the cabinet position that could be filled by sarah palin. and it's a sweet break, a major candymaker says a new chocolate formula has nearly
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good thurs good thursday morning, everyone. we are following a null of breaking news stories. we're going to start with another police officer gunned down in the line of duty. >> it happened in tacoma, washington, just hours ago when the officer responded to a domestic violence call. he was shot several times and died later at the hospital. this was the solemn scene as his body was taken away. >> the suspect was believed to be barricaded inside the house overnight. the neighborhood on lockdown. 133 law enforcement officers have died in the line far this year. that is more than all of last year. also breaking overnight protesters hit the streets of charlotte, north carolina, angry that prosecutors will not charge a police officer in the deadly shooting of keith scott. the demonstrators say they don't believe he was armed when he was shot but the district attorney says scott had a gun in his hand and released a video showing him with an apparent bulge around that same angle. this is him at that convenience
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inmate who escaped from jail was taken into custody overnight. chavez was captured at a home after an eight-hour standoff. they escaped from the santa clara county jail after cutting out of a cell. the radar shows the system that spawned several tornadoes over the past 24 hours, the storms are being blamed for at least five deaths in alabama and tennessee. overnight the storms moved east taking i'm this morning damage assessments under way in the storm battered southeast. in charlotte, north carolina, the winds were powerful enough to flip this 18-wheeler. in greensville, south carolina, a tree slammed into this home landing on a child's bedroom. his mother says she told him to get out of that room just seconds before the tree came down. >> i just screamed at brandon, get downstairs. the wind is really bad and he came downstairs and we all
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storms come after tornado sirens blared in atlanta with at least three twisters touching down near that city. >> i never experienced anything like this. i'm kind of still in shock. it's like, wow, so close. >> you can see trees piled on parked cars and this large chunk of metal is part of the roof of a recycling center that wrapped around a pole a quarter of a mile ago. >> the sound was very, very loud and it hits on that driveway there. >> reporter: at this children's learning center workers say an employee was walking from her car storm hit. >> she had an umbrella in her hand and it flew right out of her hand. all the leaves, just everywhere. by the time she put her hand on the door it flew open and started shakeing. >> having a mixed effect on the wildfires in tennessee. the rain helped put some of the flames out but the wind sparked new fires. the death toll in those wildfires increased yesterday to seven when three more bodies were found. meanwhile, president-elect has reached out to tennessee's governor to offer his
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president-elect donald trump is taking a victory lap in indiana today. this is after making good on a campaign promise to save hundreds of jobs. >> trump is also vowing to step away from his massive business empire to give the country, he says, his undivided attention. abc's janai norman has the latest from washington. janai, good morning. >> reporter: hey, kendis and diane, good morning the first leg of that ends in ohio but first donald trump and vice president-elect mike pence a done deal by the billion dollar businessman turned president-elect. >> this is a victory for us little people. >> reporter: today donald trump will head to indianapolis to talk about the deal to keep a thousand jobs and a carrier manufacturing plant from moving to mexico. >> to prove production from our facility in indianapolis to monterey, mexico. >> reporter: the company announced the plans earlier this
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cheaper labor in mexico, details of the negotiations to be discussed behind closed doors. not open to the public. but what the president-elect has made public, plans to leave his own business to fully focus on running the country. this as questions remain over who he'll pick for secretary of state. trump seemed hinting at four finalists. senator bob corker, former cia director david petraeus, former new york city mayor, rudy giuliani and former cabinet candidate mitt romney. at the same time abc news has learned sarah palin former governor and vp candidate is under consideration for secretary of veterans affairs. nearly all with ties to washington. >> drain the swamp. >> reporter: after promising on the campaign trail to drain the swamp of washington, some now questioning whether trump is diving right in. and senators bernie sanders and
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joint statement saying trump campaigned promising to change washington by taking on wall street. they say his pick for treasury secretary steve mnuchin who spent 17 years working for goldman sachs is just another wall street insider and hypocrisy at its worst. kendis and diane. >> all right, janai. many standing by to learn more about that carrier deal and keeping an eye out for more cabinet positions. thanks, janai. house minority leader nancy pelosi managed to job despite deeply disappointing election results elected by two-thirds of the vote. her challenger tim ryan argued that younger voters would provide fresh ideas for success. now, 76-year-old pelosi has led house democrats since 2002 and insists democrats will rebound. despite rain and extra tight security holiday revelers swarmed into midtown manhattan for the annual tree lighting ceremony.
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>> thousands gathered in rockefeller center to watch as the 94-foot-tall norway spruce came alive, 50,000 colored lights on it. once the holl days are over it will be milled into lumber and donated to habitat for humanity. still ahead, how lack of sleep is costing this country billions of dollars. and the deadly plane crash in colombia. hear what the pilot said moments before it went down and see new video showing the soccer team boarding that night. plus, the woman who on the side of the road. her husband is talking about the
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this h this house in upstate new york was leveled in what's
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to get out alive. authorities say it was likely a methane gas leak since work was being done on the septic tank. investigators looking into the plane crash that killed a soccer team reached the new finding that the plane did not have enough fuel on reserve. it went down on monday night in colombia killing 71 people. authorities say there was no fuel found at the crash scene and according to audio from the final moments the pilot repeatedly told air t of fuel. a new video shows the team boarding the aircraft before its final flight. remarkably three players, two crew members and a reporter survived. california national guardsmen who wrongly got re-enlistment bonuses may not have to repay them after all. lawmakers were outraged over the pentagon decision to force those members to return the money issued in error even though they
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streaming service but can download movies to their device to watch offline. more titles will be added in the future. the new feature will be included on all plans. a new study finds lack of sleep is affecting more than our health. the research says not getting enough sleep is costing the united states more than $400 billion in lost productivity. scientists found people who slept less than six hours a night had a early death and lost around six days worth of work productivity every year. most of you probably don't know who jim delligatti was but you've probably tasted his work. >> the pennsylvania native invented the big mac. delligatti died monday in pittsburgh. he came up with the idea for the big mac back in 1967. the next year mcdonald's took it nationwide. his son says delligatti ate at least one every week for decades. jim delligatti by the way was 98
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>> so that's the key to long life. >> there you go. >> big mac every week. when we come back, a sweet treat with a lot less sugar. there's a big announcement from nestle. hear what it's doing to candy. and a new report just in about changes coming to chewing tobacco that is used in major league baseball. there are some people you should give underwear to this holiday. and there are some people you shouldn't . janice! should. shouldn't. yes. no. should. no way. should. no. definitely not. ha ha, nay. you shouldn't give underwear to everybody. but for those you do, give them fruit of the loom. just press "clean" and let roomba from irobot help with your everyday messes.
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and and a removed from a florida storm drain and by mean i mean a 9 1/2-foot manatee. authorities in jacksonville aren't sure how long it was there or how it got there for that matter. after being freed it was taken to seaworld in orlando for evaluation. other than a few scratches it's okay apparently. if you're about to head out most will find smooth sailing on your morning commute. the only potential trouble spots we're looking at lingering snow showers in idaho, montana and
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great lakes and upper midwest. the husband of the california mother who vanished while jogging is telling police -- she tells police she was held captive for three weeks. her husband is now speaking out about the details of her ordeal. >> talking about keith papini who was reunited with his wife sherri after she was dropped off on thanksgiving day. she was emaciated and badly beaten. in an abc news exclusive with "20/20" he describes the grippi >> she was bound, she had a metal -- sorry, i chain around her waist, 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. >> she was chained any time she was in a vehicle. >> police are looking for two armed female suspects driving a dark suv. we'll have more of that exclusive interview with keith
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10:00 p.m. eastern time. learning that kanye west is out of the hospital. the rapper reportedly left ucla medical center after more than a week of treatment for a mental breakdown. tmz is reporting that west is now recovering at home with wife kim kardashian and their children. west's hospitalization follows a series of public on stage rants. he also canceled the rest of his concert tour. >> you may call this a breakthrough. food giant nestle claims it's found a way to make chocolate he ruth says it has a process to cut the amount of sugar in chocolate by nearly half. they do it by altering the structure of sugar. the company plans to start using the process in 2018 and gradually reduce the amount of sugar entirely. >> more candy bar, less broccoli. >> you have two years to get in there. you may recall pharmaceutical executive martin shkreli universally slamming after raising the price of a
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now some australian high school students who were outraged by the 5,000% price hike say they re-created the drug in their lab. their cost, a much more reasonable $2 a dose. a major change could be coming to major league baseball. the mlb and players union have agreed to ban the use of smokeless tobacco for new players. the ban would not apply to any player who already has at least one day players have been under increasing pressure to give up that unhealthy habit as you can imagine. three major league cities, boston, san francisco and l.a. have already banned the use of smokeless tobacco in public facilities. time now for sports including an nba player getting his fourth triple-double in a row. >> let's go to the highlights at espn. >> good morning, america. he's stan. i'm neal kneel. alyssa is running the prompter
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russell westbrook, westbrook actually averaging a triple-double. >> no, he's not. >> yes, he is. >> really. >> through 20 games. hit that shot and sent it to overtime and then in overtime, jeremy grant missed a free throw. westbrook gets the rebound and scores. >> plays like a man possessed. >> thunder up three and 14 inover sometime, 35 for the thunder by 11. >> oscar robertson, your thoughts. the knicks and timberwolves, a heck of a game. up in minnesota, christian pore zinga zinga loses it. angry young man, he had 47. pr pr
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for him. i read it online. >> only one jay -- >> there's only one jayzingas. game winner. i just lost my new york privileges. i'm never saying jayzingas again. >> back to you. >> up next in "the pulse," cruel and unusual. a police department's dui punishment involving nickelback. and a beaver caught browsing the holiday aisle. stay with us. i have asthma... of many pieces in my life. so when my asthma symptoms kept coming back on my long-term control medicine. i talked to my doctor and found a missing piece in my asthma treatment with breo. once-daily breo prevents asthma symptoms. breo is for adults with asthma not well controlled on a long-term asthma control medicine, like an inhaled corticosteroid. breo won't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden breathing problems. breo opens up airways
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as a form of punishment. >> what? >> it's true. >> so in an effort to crack down on drunk driving police in canada are threatening to make people listen to the album "silver side up" in the back of a squad car if arrested. >> tongue in cheek threat we're sure. we hope. and for those who are not familiar with the canadian band their song "photograph" is considered to be among music's worst by some and they're pretty much universally hated by reason. >> haters gonna hate. now to the results of a big investigative journalistic piece at abc news. the real story behind mcdonald's chicken nuggets. >> brian ross unit would have taken this up if they didn't have real stories to cover but it turns out the shapes of those nuggets are not random. video released by mcdonald's in canada shows a fast food goodies have four specific shapes, each with their own name.
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the bow tie. that one has two names. the reason behind the shapes is that they create more efficient dipability for the special sauces. >> which one is your favorite. >> dipability. >> the boot looks cool. >> i think i have to taste them all. santa claus drops in every year. well, now we have the opportunity to drop in on him sort of. >> how are you doing. >> his home has been listed on zillow for all to the 1800s. the three bedroom house has an inciting living room with a wood burning fireplace of course and lots of modern day amenities thanks to a recent remodel. >> a toy workshop and reindeer stables sit on the 25-acre property. the home is valued at just under $657,000 but, of course, it's not on the market and the neighbors, the elves throw some mean parties so it can get loud in the neighborhood. >> good to know.
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beaver to realize that it's never too early to shop for the holidays. >> check out these images coming from a dollar store in maryland. just about an hour south of washington, d.c., that is a beaver perusing the christmas decoratio decorations, it also caused a little bit of damage until officers stepped in. the secret and furry santa is now at a wildlife center. >> in his defense there were pictures of trees on the box. >> there were, so at least it knew what it was made of book. >> black friday shopping gone to an extreme. >> more news after this. she's the reason the good times are great. ...and the reason the tough times are easier. because she's your best friend... and your true love. presenting the ever us two-stone diamond collection... new rings, necklaces, earrings and bracelets.
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good morning. >> we have breaking news from a fire. we want to get out to lindsey. >> reporter: good morning to you. out the roof of this roof. this is the wilson park recreation center. this fire started just before 3:00 this morning. you can see here a lot of heavy, heavy smoke, still some flames and firefighters battling this from the roof and the ground. what i can tell you at this point is this entire building is destroyed. this fire burned for so long and it was just so hot


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