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welcome to "world news tonight." breaking news. you're hired. president-elect donald trump tapping rnc head, reince priebus, as his chief of staff. what that pick might mean. plus, is trump changing his plans for that border wall? and the new twitter feud from our next commander in chief. protests and hate. demonstrations across the country. incidents of hate on the rise. how can trump unite americans? the fire starter? as dozens of wildfires scorch the southeast. the aspiring weatherman now charged with arson. what he allegedly confessed to police about the fire and facebook. no verdict. a mistrial declared after a jury deadlocks over a white police
the protest in the streets. what's next for this family demanding justice? and, twin killing? the yoga instructor wanted for allegedly driving off a cliff, killing her identical twin sister, now in custody. the new charge she's facing. good evening. thanks for joining us on this sunday. i'm tom llamas. we begin with a pivotal moment for donald trump. naming reince priebus for chief of staff. controversial campaign ceo steve bannon will be chief strategist. and working on that transition team in new york city, he took time to take on the "new york times" in a twitter rant. outside trump tower this
another wave of protest, as americans continue to debate tuesday's outcome. we begin tonight with mary bruce at the white house. >> reporter: tonight, donald trump's first major hire as president-elect. picking reince priebus, the chairman of the republican party to be his chief of staff. it's an establishment choice for the anti-establishment candidate. >> you probably heard me say it. drain the swamp. >> reporter: priebus stood by trump during the campaign, even when many within the party would not. a point trump acknowledged on election night. >> i will tell you reince is really a star. and he is the hardest-working guy. >> reporter: mainstream republicans praising the choice tonight. but a top trump ally is already warning that a priebus pick could "cause a rebellion" in trump's anti-establishment base. working alongside priebus will be steve bannon, the former head of conservative breitbart news and a fierce critic of the gop
chief strategist and senior counselor. in a statement, trump saying, "steve and reince are highly qualified leaders who worked well together on our campaign and led us to a historic victory. now i will have them both with me in the white house as we work to make america great again." the decisions come after a flurry of activity at trump tower. >> mr. trump is up there making a lot of important decisions, taking accounts of a many people. i think he can't go wrong with the decision. >>ep government takes shape. even a top critic stopped by. >> they haven't stopped me yet. >> reporter: also buzzing today, trump's twitter feed. the president-elect gloating about the congratulatory phone calls he's received. and going after the "new york times." even as he tells "60 minutes" he's going to dial back his twitter habit. >> i'm going to be very restrained, if i use it at all, i'm going to be very restrained. i find it tremendous. it's a modern form of communication.
ashamed of. >> reporter: with 68 days till inauguration, trump is racing to get his team in place. on the list of cabinet contenders, top supporters and politicians like newt gingrich, rudy giuliani and senator jeff sessions. and already there are signs trump is softening on key campaign pledges. >> we are not planning on erecting a deportation force. donald trump's not planning on that. >> reporter: now, trump says he'll focus on criminal undocumented immigrants. >> probably two million, it could even be three million. we are getting them out of our country or we're going to incarcerate. >> reporter: whaab >> after the border is secure and after everything gets normalized, we're going to make a determination on the people that you're talking about who are terrific people. they're terrific people. we're going to build a wall. >> build a wall, build a wall. >> reporter: now trump says part of that famous wall could be a fence. >> would you accept a fence? >> for certain areas i would. but for certain areas a wall is
>> and mary joins us live. we're hearing from hillary clinton, speaking out about what she thinks may have contributed to her big loss? >> reporter: she is placing some of the blame on fbi director james comey, killing some of her campaign's momentum, and giving >> thank you. and as americans across the country are marching in a fifth day of protest, this was the scene in los angeles. like the election itself, americans remain bitterly divided, with some trump supporters pushing back. here's ron claiborne. >> reporter: in indianapolis,
demonstrators. in portland, police using pepper spray on protesters, one person shot and wounded by another civilian. >> someone got shot! >> reporter: all across the county they turned out by the thousands. and today, another large gathering here in new york city. >> i need everyone to know that this is not just politics this is life and death for me and my friends. >> reporter: since election day there have been daily protests here in new york city, this one starting outside the trump international hotel across the street from central park, the demonstrate tors heading to trump tower. this protestor admitted he didn't even vote. >> no, i didn't vote out of principle. >> reporter: and the principle was what? >> the principle was the working class has to organize itself independently. >> reporter: but you're unhappy with the election you didn't take part in? >> yeah. >> reporter: polling data show that in some key states, many people who did cast ballots skipped voting for president. in wisconsin, 45,000 more people voted for senator than for president. trump won by 27,000 votes.
responding to the ongoing protests with #dearliberals. what exactly are you protesting? trump hasn't even taken office yet. the demonstrations, which have led to hundreds of arrests, showing no signs of ending. >> they have a responsibility to come together for a peaceful transition, and in the name of the >> reporter: tom, protesters accusing the president-elect of having divided the country with hateful rhetoric, vowing to keep coming out until they're heard. trump supporters on social media answering back that these protests are what's dividing the country. >> thank you. and there's also reported hate incidents that appear to be tied to the election.
>> reporter: investigators are investigating the posting of signs over water fountains, one saying whites only. and there were flashes of hate during the campaign, signs of trouble. now that donald trump has won, some of his followers have taken hate to the next level. the southern poverty law tracking more than 300 hate incidents. with less than 10% against trump supporters. three in north carolina, these men arrested for waving a sign in support of donald trump. in pennsylvania, an
with racial images. >> i opened the etext, and ther was a lot of derogatory name-calling and a lot of hurtful things. >> reporter: penn has called on president-elect trump to end his "disturbing silence" and condemn these hate crimes. tom? >> thank you. and a mistrial has been called in the case against the shooting death of the black man during a traffic stop. here's gloria riviera. >> sam dubose. sam dubose. >> reporter: tonight, outrage and disbelief filling the streets of downtown cincinnati. >> we have to eventually fight back as black men. >> reporter: ray tensing, a white police officer, faced two counts of murder after he fatally shot unarmed black motorist sam dubose at a 2015 traffic stop that went
>> why did you pull me over? >> again, the front tag. >> reporter: the jury unable to decide if tensing's actions were warranted. tensing claims it was self-defense. >> i remember thinking, "oh, my god. he is going to run me over and he is going to kill me." >> reporter: but prosecutors argued tensing was racist, t-shirt under his uniform that day. a detail tensing dismissed. dubose's family heartbroken but intent on pursuing justice. >> there are a lot of people in that room that are apparently blind to justice because the video doesn't lie. >> reporter: the prosecutor must now decide whether to press for a retrial, pursue lesser charges or drop the case altogether. that decision is due november 28th. tom? >> gloria riviera, thank you. overseas tonight in the u.s. embassy in kabul remains closed
after a suicide blast during a veterans day road race. and the earthquake rattling new zealand. hitting just after midnight, blowing out windows, knocking items from shelves and triggering a tsunami warning. here's jennifer eccleston. >> reporter: cell phone video capturing the terrifying 7.8 magnitude earthquake. the massive tremor striking just after midnight on new zealand's south island, killing at least two people. dramatic video revealing flattened homes. landslides blocking a major coastal highway. overnight, frightened residents taking refuge in the streets. the tremor's impact so violent, roads cracking open. supermarket shelves emptied. >> everything started shaking
>> reporter: nearly two hours after the first jolt, tsunami sirens urging coastal residents to get to higher ground. that tsunami threat now receding, but already, more than 50 aftershocks shaking the region. and more are likely. tom? >> jennifer, thank you. back here at home, to the wildfires scorching the southeast. more than 40 fires, including this one, the party rock blaze in north carolina, authorities say one fire was set by a man who wanted to be a weatherman and allegedly went to an extreme. here's rob marciano. >> reporter: tonight, 43 wildfires in the southeast burning across 8 states, investigators saying some of those fires were intentionally set and already making arrests. including 21-year-old johnny mullins, who allegedly confessed he set the fire in eastern kentucky to draw attention to his facebook page.
here warning people to be aware of flames, now facing a felony arson charge. smoke from the fires fanning out hundreds of miles. spreading a haunting haze across the southern sky. >> the smoke almost blocks out the sun. >> reporter: in lake lure, north carolina, this brush fire engulfing the entire hillside, forcing some families to flee their homes. >> it's devastating and heartbreaking. >> rob marciano joins south? >> there is some rain in the southeast, but not for the fire zone. it's close, in the carolinas, but the fires are in the dry air. it's going to go up the east coast, and tomorrow, along the i-95, not a lot of rain. but through the next five or eight days, not much rain coming
zone. and the first responders describing that horrifying moment as police continue to connect new murders to the suspect. here's eva pilgrim. >> reporter: seven murders tonight. a suspected serial killer behind bars. >> i am so sorry that it was my son that hurt them. >> reporter: regina tague in shock. her son, todd kohlhepp, a seemingly successful realtor, accused of horrific crimes. >> i think we al to stay with us. >> reporter: detective whitfield was among the first officers to find kala brown on kohlhepp's property inside a shipping container, chained up like a dog. she told authorities she saw kohlhepp kill her boyfriend, charles david carver. >> she just looked at me and said, thank you so much for finding me. >> reporter: authorities expanded their investigation to other states.
allegedly confessing to four murders in 2003 and showing authorities where two more bodies were buried on his property. meagan and johnny coxie, missing since december 2015. >> there are details that the public does not know and if all the details are made available it will be shocking to the public. >> reporter: kohlhepp now has a public defender serving as his attorney. he hasn't entered a plea in any of these cases. tom? >> eva, thank you. and in france, a somber one-year anniversary of the terror attacks that killed 130 people. the french president leading a tour of the seven terror sites, starting at the national stadium and ending at the bataclan. so much more ahead on "world news tonight" this sunday night. what investigators are saying about these twin sisters
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suv off a 200-foot cliff in hawaii, killing her sister, anastasia, in the passenger's seat. duval's attorney calling it an accident. >> allison did not intend to harm herself or the person she was closest to in this world. >> reporter: investigators say they found evidence that the ford explorer accelerated just before the crash and witnesses described seeing a struggle behind the wheel. >> she was angrily arguing. >> reporter: alexandria was pulled from the wreckage with minor injuries. her arm still in a sling in june when she first appeared in the case then going to a grand jury, which two weeks ago indicted duval on a second degree murder charge. >> this is a very difficult case from the view of the prosecution. they have sought this, so they obviously think that they have the evidence to convict her. >> reporter: tonight, she's in jail being held on $3 million bail and awaiting extradition to
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anchor: anchor: coming up, a horrific crime. neighbors described the chaos after the crime. trump builds his white house team. who will play a big role? breaking news out of montgomery county, as the police are investigating a stabbing. anna-lysa is live. >> this all happened on the west side of the metro station.