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this morning on "world news now." the search for survivors in the overnight hours right now in california, as devastating rains triggered flooding and massive mudslides. houses and cars swept away, mud and debris rushing down onto hills from hills onto major highways. team coverage ahead. president trump is fighting back, making a rare public move just days after a controversial book asking questions about his mental state. he opened up a live white house meeting to live tv cameras. a new bombshell sparking debate about pay in hollywood. >> new reports out that mark wahlberg made 1500 times what
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michelle williams made during reshoots for "all the money in the world." we've got new reaction just in. >> you say tongue first, o-vie-lowa. >> year' -- we're all saying it. that clears things up. the most popular guy in alabama. he's got skills off the field, as well, wait until you see in "the skinny" on this wednesday, january 10th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> and good morning everybody on this wednesday. we are going to get to all that in a little bit later. but let's start with the latest natural disaster in southern california. >> heavy rains hit areas damaged by wildfires stripped of all vegetation. more than 13 are killed and many more are missing.
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several homes caught fire, most likely because of gas leaks. but firefighters were unable to reach them. take a look at this. this is from oprah winfrey's house. she could see a neighbor's home on fire. that's from outside of her montecito home. mud destroyed another neighbor's house and filled up her back yard. >> we've been watching this in the past hours, the live traffic map. you see all that red, a 30-mile stretch of the 101 freeway is shutdown. impassable. the only way around is a detour that will take more than four hours. incredible scene there from montecito. donya baucus is in the area. >> reporter: it's an all-out search for rescuers. they're plowing through the walls of mud, standing on top of homes and using search dogs hoping to find those reported missing. >> our worst fear coming to fe
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for us right now. people are out there trying to do the best work they can and perform as many rescues as they possibly can. >> reporter: the rain fell hard. officials say two to four inches fell in less than 30 minutes in some areas, bearing down on the same parts of southern california blackened by the devastating wildfires. >> the only words i can really think of to describe what it looked like is a world war i battlefield. >> reporter: and with nothing to hold the soil in place, debris and mudflow wreaked havoc, coming quickly in the middle of the night. >> i woke up my wife. we just did not know what to do. we were surrounded by mud. >> i ran and jumped on the bed and in seconds it was as high as the counter top inside the house. >> reporter: the mud sweeping homes off their foundations, prompting rescues from the air and on the ground. rescuers pulling a 14 year old girl from the mud after she was trapped inside a home for hours. cars stuck in mud. intersections inundated with water.
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in burbank, a debris basin partially collapsing. >> there was a lot of water that rushed down this hillside. >> reporter: officials fear the number of people dead could rise. about two dozen people are unaccounted for. and there are at least 25 people injured. maggie and kendis? >> it really does look like a war zone out there. thanks to you. and the weather we should point out will be good for the search and rescue operations today. >> for more on the forecast, here's accuweather's paul williams. >> good morning maggie, good morning kendis and good morning to drier weather for southern california. we will see snow over towards the inland or the east. but we're going to dry out for today and not just today, we're expecting for it to continue to dry out going into thursday as well. now for the northwest, that's not the case. to the north, we're watching for another chunk of rain to dump into the northwest. and then for the weekend a touch of snow and ice. >> as long as it's mostly rain
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and breaking overnight, the trump administration has been ordered to restart the daca pro grab that protects nearly 800,000 children who were brought to the united states as kids. the judge says they would suffer irreparable harm, the justice department fired back vowing to defend its position that daca was unlawful because it was implemented without congress. the ruling came just hours after president trump hosted bipartisan talks on daca with the government shutdown looming and cameras rolling. lawmakers are hoping to pass a revised bill on the matter before the deadline. republicans insist the legislation should not be attached to a must-pass spending bill, but democrats tried to convince the president to take a two-step app
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now with a commitment that we go into a comprehensive immigration procedure when kennedy was here. >> i have that's what dick has said. we're going to come out with daca and we can start immediately on the phase two, which would be comprehensive, yeah, i would like -- >> mr. president, you need to be clear, though. i think what senator feinstein's asking here, when we talk about daca, we don't want to be here two years later, you have to have security, as the secretary will tell you. >> i think that's what she's saying. >> it was interesting tv. ah, the president also said any agreement must include a border wall, but the definition of that wall remains unclear and he seemed to push for comprehensive immigration reform, something most conservatives staunchly oppose. turning now to the russia investigation and a controversial decision by the top democrat on the senate judiciary committee.
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senator dianne feinstein has released the transcript from an interview with the co-founder of fusion gps. the company behind the now infamous dossier accusing the trump campaign of collusion. glen simpson denied that it is phony. that's something the president has labeled it in the past. he says the british spy who compiled the information was so alarmed by what he found that he went to the fbi, concerned that a presidential candidate was being blackmailed. some members of congress will be following hollywood's lead, wearing black to the president's upcoming state of the union address. female house democrats are leading the movement. they say it's in solidarity with the antisexual harassment movement. they hope men and women from both parties will take part. the president's speech is set for january 30th. and congressman steve scalise is undergoing surgery today, it's part of the recovery from being shot last june. he's giving no timeline for his return to congressbu
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intends to work through recovery. the waters around florida have been dropped in the plan to allow new oil and gas drilling off america's coast. florida was removed from the plan after strong opposition from its republican governor rick scott. ryan zinke says they were removed because they rely heavily on tourism. but california says if that's the case theirs should be lifted too. spacex has insisted it did not lose a classified satellite that vanished after liftoff. we want to know where is it then? an official confirmed that a satellite called zuma fell into the ocean. however, they say the rockets worked properly. the contractor built the satellite at a reported cost of more than $1 billion. it isn't commenting because the mission is classified. so they can keep it a secret,
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we didn't lose a satellite. because. >> because it's a secret. >> because the satellite did not exist in the first place. from space to a texas walmart, because it was there that unexpected visitors caused a big flap. >> yes, one man thought they were birds. then they were surrounded by about 20 of them. >> 20 bats, like a horror movie! other customers said the bats were hanging around the cooler areas like the meat and cold cut department. >> makes sense. >> they just want a snack. they were apparently living in the lawn and garden section. they had set up shot there. who wouldn't want to live in a walmart, though? coming up in the skin ear, the torch wasn't the only thing heating up the olympics. we'll check out the bobsled team melting hearts around world. president trump is weighing in on a potential challenge by oprah winfrey, giving his prediction on what she will do.
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in new york city, a car crushed a big chunk of snow and ice fell 21 stories onto a car in manhattan. luckily no one was in the car and no one was injured. warming temperatures caused the ice and snow to fall. and we're learning about a major gender pay difference in the reshoot of that film "all the money in the world." >> that film was reworked following sexual misconduct allegations against kevin spacey. mark wahlberg was paid $1.5 million for the reshoot, co-star michelle williams received reportedly $1,000. talk about a pay difference. ridley scott said everyone did the reshoot for nothing. >> the weird part about that is she has more screen time in the movie than mark wahlberg. it was a ten-day reshoot that was done.
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a lot of people are asking exactly what happened there. when he was only thinks about running for office, donald trump once said he thought oprah would be a great vp running mate. >> how does he feel about the tv titan? cecelia vega has it all for us. >> reporter: in the white house, president trump had his prediction for a possible 2020 oprah run. >> it will be fun. i don't think she will run. >> reporter: his daughter ivanka calling her speech empowering and inspiring. >> i want all the girls watching here now to know that a new day is on the horizon! >> reporter: the megastar instantly catapulted into the political stratosphere. >> there will be no running of office of any kind for me. >> reporter: that was oprah just a few months ago. her best friend gayle king s
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making news in america this morning, disaster in the mud. more than a dozen people dead in southern california. >> every minute it goes by, you know, you have less hope. >> homes wiped off their foundations tossed into trees. freeways turned into raging rivers, this morning, the new concern about more victims buried in mud. more than 5 feet deep. breaking overnight, a federal judge hands down a key ruling in the immigration debate throwing a wrench in the trump administration's plan to end the so-called daca program for young immigrants. >> i don't want to, you know, shut them down in any way. >> james franco speaking out since multiple actresses

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