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tempered with confusion and defiance. attorney general jeff sessions rescinding an obama-era memo. the move reflects congress's determination that marijuana is a dangerous drug and that marijuana activity is a serious crime. the reaction was swift and severe in the eight states where recreational marijuana has been legalized. republican senator cory gardner on the senate floor. >> i will be putting a hold on every single nomination from the department of justice. >> reporter: in washington state. >> we will not be bullied by the trump administration or the department of justice. >> reporter: top prosecutors in washington tell abc news they can't promise more prosecutions following this memo, and the u.s. attorney in colorado effectively saying nothing is going to change. >> so marijuana stocks saw recent gains go up in smoke after the attorney general's announce
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stocks plummet. recreational marijuana came legal on monday in california. the dow jones broke the 25,000 mark for the first time, five weeks after shattering the 24,000 barrier. sears is shrinking again. it's closing more stores. liquidation sales begin next friday. sears has closed nearly 70% of its locations since 2006. and it's that time of year again, time for the nfl playoffs. >> they tastart tomorrow afternn when the chiefs host the titans, and then it's the falcons flying into l.a. to take on the rams that are pretty hot. on sunday, the bills play their first playoff game since
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thank to cincinnati for that. the saints won previous meetings. the steelers are in it, right? >> the steelers are in it? guys? >> i guess they are. >> a week off this week. >> oh, they're that good. they're that good. >> they are that good. >> but i should mention the patriots, despite the snowstorm, the pats were out there at practice yesterday. there's no day off for bill belichick and the boys. >> speaking of cold, there was -- >> they were fighting each other. >> they were. >> says it. >> it's got to be true. >> there are cool videos, and then there are down right cold videos. >> these are icy images from lake michigan. a drone took a video from the lake in minus 20 degree weather. >> check out those l
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temperatures. >> yeah. the lighthouses don't do so well. >> yeah. coming up, a tale of two corys, the movie by cory feldman documenting his friendship with co cory haim. and what insidious fans have been waiting three years for, but first, here's a look at today's temperatures. better than a manual. and my hygienist says it does but they're not all the same. who knew? i had no idea. so she said, look for one that's shaped like a dental tool with a round brush head. go pro with oral-b. oral-b's rounded brush head surrounds each tooth to gently remove more plaque. and unlike sonicare, oral-b is the only electric toothbrush brand accepted by the american dental association for its effectiveness and safety. my mouth feels so clean. i'll only use an oral-b.
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hey, man. read this. >> told you, i don't like horror comics. >> think of it more as a survival manual. there's a number on the back. and pray you never need to call us. >> that's cory feldman and corey him -- haim. >> they were friends in real life, and feldman is sharing
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a new pic. >> reporter: they were the teen heartthrobs of the late '80s. and they starred in films like "the lost boys." >> what happens if my mom is dating the head vampire. >> reporter: and license to drive. >> it is a license to be free. >> reporter: now in his new lifetime movie "a tale of two corys", he documents how their lives spun wildly out of control after years of partying, drugs and alleged abuse by hollywood insiders. you said this film is the g-rated version of an x-rated story. >> that's very true. >> reporter: how watered down is this version? >> it is very watered down. what you see as cory taken into a trailer with a guy in a suit, that's not really how it happened. that's how the lawyers made me say it
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however. i can put it if a film as part of a story line. so the truth will be revealed if people donate to my campaign. >> reporter: he calls it his truth campaign, an effort to raise $1 million through crowdsourcing to film the real film he wants to produce, one that would include allegations of past sexual abuse by several hollywood men. he has already named two men he claims molested him when he was a teen but knew of abuse by other menace wel as well. he says zoom of th >> reporter: so many women have come forward. >> those women, half of them got paid off. i didn't get paid off. i was a kid. >> reporter: not all of them got paid off. >> i said half of them. >> reporter: if your bowl goal protect other children, we in totally new waters. when you say something, you're believed in a way you weren't before.
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after me, and they start arresting me, are you going to be there to defend me? the bottom line is i'm not an accuser. i'm a victim, and i'm a survivor. i've done what i've done to try to help other people, that's true. but at the end of the day, i'm a producer of a movie. >> reporter: he's not been offered any free legal protection if he were to releve more name. but he says his aim is to honor corey haim. >> i'm doing this for him, we were just two normal kids who just wanted to experience life together. mature together. i never tried a drug until my molester gave it to me. henceforth, if i hadn't been put with a molester, i would never have done drugs, i would never have been arrested. i never would have had these terrible things happen in my life, and we be having a very diff
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>> and our thanks to amy robach. >> serious topics there. but i also want to bring up something as well. the where did he get that suit? it was interesting. >> it's a fashion statement. >> i think you're supposed to coordinate. but there was nothing coordinated there. beautiful. >> it was a statement. coming up, the latest installment in the "insidious" series. >> it's been three years in the making, but will it have been worth the wait? "insomniac theater" is next. ne. ...a sick day. dads don't take sick days... dads take dayquil severe. the non-drowsy, coughing, aching, fever, sore throat... ...stuffy head, no sick days medicine.
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♪ it is friday. time for "insomniac theater." >> that's right. and this morning we start with aaron sorkin as his first time as a director. he's the creator of "the west wing." and jessica chastain stars in "molly's room", she ran a high stakes poker game before being arrested by the fbi and her lawyer played by idris elba. >> where a
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you know i know you're doing everything to save my life. what can i do for you? where are they, molly? you kept their secrets. where are the people you are protecting, by not taking $5 million of your own money. where did everybody go? >> it's not their names, i'm protecting charlie. it's mine. >> we don't have the luxury of integrity. >> idris elba, again. also starring kevin costner and "molly's game" certified fresh. i don't think the critics are mixed, 81%? one says sorkin's directorial deb debut never makes it. >> last jedi
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hated it. and "insidious" is a sequel to the prequel released and they dive deeper into the further. she investigates supernatural disturbances in one family's home that turns out to be her childhood home. >> who is it? >> there's one right in front of you. >> i don't see what you're seeing. >> be careful. >> okay, so lasski isn't getting much help from the critics. they gave it a splat on rotten tomatoes. it's called wildly uneven, confused and confusing. and john defore
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few new ones. >> it's not bad. >> will you check this one out? >> maybe on a plane when there's nothing else on, except last jedi. coming up, our weekly friday rewind. >> you're watching "world news now." it's never much, just what's left after i break a dollar. and i never thought i could get quality life insurance with my spare change. neither did i. until i saw a commercial for the colonial penn program. imagine people our age getting life insurance at such an affordable rate. it's true. if you're 50 to 85, you can get guaranteed acceptance life insurance through the colonial penn program for less than 35 cents a day, just $9.95 a month. there's no medical exam and no health questions. you know, the average cost of a funeral is over $8,300. now that's a big burden to leave your loved ones.
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♪ all right, we close out another busy week of news with a deep freeze and the bomb cyclone topping the headlines. >> but it was a week for divas at least in one family's living room. 2018 off to a bone-chilling start as a deep freeze grips nearly two-thirds of the country. >> i can't even describe it. it's unbearable. >> it's whipping right across my face now. >> i'm walking right now through about five inches of snow here, maybe even more. >> north korea's kim jong un. his new year's message, including a
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the u.s. should know that the nuclear butt toon is on my deske said. the entire u.s. mainland is within our nuclear strike range. >> president trump responding on twitter, tweeting, i, too, have a nuclear button, but it is much bigger and more powerful button than his and it actually works. >> north korea's ability to hit the u.s. with a nuclear weapon increases every day. >> also overseas, those deadly protests in iran overnight. protesters clashing with police, banks and public buildings attacked. some of the crowds chanting revolutionary slogans "down with the dictator", they cried. what sparked these protests? the economy, they hoped their incomes with spike, it hasn't and they're angry. >> and mariah carey's
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back. >> yes, she hosted the show moments before the ball dropped. ♪ i've got a vision of love ♪ and it was all that you've given to me ♪ >> we know that you're very, very good at the "single ladies" dance. but we may have finally found your competition. meet steve hadad of michigan brarking it do you know with his daughters. >> those are good moves. >> not only did he learn the moves, he went full leotard. >> you want to show how it's done. ♪ ♪ oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, oh, >> right, ladies, if you like it, put a ring on it. >> it's perfect. >> oh, man. it's pretty bad. >> so good, so good. >> you know what's so good as well? we've been around for almost 26 years come tomorrow. >> "world news now" has. >> it celebrates
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this was the very first show when we thought it would not last. >> one year, and here it is. >> of one of these days, bob
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this morning on "world news now," millions are digging out and cleaning up. >> northeast clobbered by the monster snowstorm and hurricane-force winds. some areas hate wiit with coast flooding, and the new concern is the deep freeze, even the cold in florida paralyzing iguanas. and new comments from the president as an explosive new book comes out today. plus the jackpots are rising with nearly $1 billion up for grabs this weekend. plus. happy 26th birthday, almost, to "world news now." we are partying like it's


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