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>> expected to be extremely dangerous and clear threat to law enforcement officers and the public. >> reporter: no motive in the officer's slaying. abc news, new york. well, thanksgiving week travel is beginning with a major winter storm for much of the northern u.s. roads were slippery, and there were many crashes on t upstate new york is expecting 20 inches of snow by tomorrow morning, especially jarring after record-breaking warm temperatures on saturday. the mercury reached 72 degrees near watertown, and people were out on the water and in the parks. >> i went to school in the area. that's not the sort of november weather you see. more of the snow. more than a few people look forward to seeing 2016 end. andy murray may not be one of
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the brit met novembak sunday, knocked him off in straight sets, three and four, meaning murray finishes ranked no. 1 in the world and ended novak's 122-week reign. to the nfl, next to last game of week 11 had green bay in the nation's capital, washington's cousins, 375 yards, three touchdowns bomb. man. not bad. d.c.'s team picked up the win 42-24. washington stays a half game in front of the minnesota for the nfc's second wild card. the packers lose their fourth in a row. well, the team behind washington and nfc playoff race is minnesota. the vikings had a good day sunday beating arizona. >> the vikes didn't limit hits to the cardinals.
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guy. >> oh! >> he gets plowed over by minnesota's 329-pound joseph. that's serious. broke his glasses and had a bloody nose, but he kept on working, but i don't care loot at the video and you think, that's pretty much how we all enter mondays, isn't it? >> exactly. >> mondays got me like -- yeah. >> it's a great story to tell. >> yes, he does. >> bd >> got a taste of what happens in the game. his moment as a football player. >> oh, man. tough jobs there. coming up, stars who rocked the stage in l.a. last night. backstage at the american music awards showing you the best performances and records broken and awards honoring the best artists from country to pop to hip hop to edm. >> yes. but, first, the potential turbulence that thousands of air
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thanksgiving travelers hope to take to the skies this week could be up for a rude awakening at the airports. >> yep. thousands of workers at o'hare
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effects across the country. >> reporter: an already hectic travel season could be worse. 2,000 employees working at major hub, chicago o'hare from baggage to cleaning crews, poised to strike over low wages. in a statement, american airlines said we are working to ensure there's no disruption to the operation. this thanksgiving, aaa projects a million more people will get on planes, trains, or hit the roads. nearly all. passengers hoping epic lines like last spring are not in their future. tsa says it's ready. >> running a daily operation focusing on screening operations, hour by hour at the top 30 airports. >> reporter: 1400 new officers hired,000 part-timers promolted to full time. >> i always fly, i know i have time to adjust. >> reporter: the best advice,
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international. as for chicago, the union says monday they'll announce which day it will strike. abc news, washington. >> that's fine. smooth sailing there anyway. no big deal. >> coming up, kanye west dials up the drama, cancelling a concert hours ago after a woe weekend of getting booed on stage. no booing in l.a., ama roundups from the american music
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that's how it started last night in los angeles. 24k magic and bruno mars kicking off one the music's biggest night of the year. it was drake's big night at this year's american music awards with selena gomez, and lauren lyster was right there, backstage now with the latest. lauren, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, kendis. big win of the night at the was artist of the year, going to grande, and drake with 13 nominations, a record for the music awards, winning early, marking his first ama win. the american music awards sunday night celebratiing some of the biggest acts in music. with high octane performances -- ? ? >> reporter: audience mannequin
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them. >> reporter: honoring pop to country -- >> tim mcgraw! >> reporter: to dance -- >> the chainsmokers. >> reporter: to hip hop. >> drake! >> reporter: listeners determining the winners. >> the world's biggest fan award show, baby. >> reporter: hosting the year's show, known for impressions. >> what you want me to do? i'm sorry. >> hadid in the act too fun of future first lady. >> i love my husband, president barack obama. >> repor >> reporter: justin bieber and grande battling for artist of the year, and pitting groups against the chainsmokers.
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>> reporter: afterwards, real life girlfriend in between hosting duties. plus, the award of merit begin out selectively to those who cricketed significantly to music and last given out in 2008 going to sting, kendis. >> i think the chainsmokers were robbed, but my favorite part of the entire night had nothing to do with the show itself, but drake making an appearance in a new commercial. take a look. ? because baby now we got bad blood ? ? so take a look at what you've done ? because baby now we got bad blood ? ? hey ? ? now we got problems ? >> lauren, how cool was that. >> reporter: yeah. pretty amazing to see drake lip syncing to taylor swift. forgot all nominations and awards and accolades. people were excited to see that moment. no, i'm not discounting his
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to give viewers a sense of how human our show is, you were on the red carpet for us earlier on, and you got prime access to the top stars, right? >> reporter: ha-ha, not exactly. you know, so many press come out to cover these things and only so many stars to go around, but i will note that people can't see at home, behind the glamour of the red carpet, it's raining in los angeles, and most of the carpet was covered, but there was a gap that we were through to get into the microsoft theater in order to go to the show, and it was a sight we realized stars are like us, unlike the tabloids say, walking through the rain. >> you got to hobnob with drake or selena? >> reporter: we're best friends, yeah. all of them. all of them. they know me by name, they approach, we have a nice chat. yeah, no, not so much. >> while all the other guys got
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there. all right, lauren, thank you.
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time now for the mix, and, of course, coming off the weekend, and a lot of people went to get some -- get the spirit -- >> spiritual. >> get the spirit in them, listen to the sermon. >> went to church. >> separate church and football if you're in dallas and in texas. take a look at this one church in the dallas area. yep. right there along with the choir, the pastor, and everybody else is dak press cot playing, beating, and whooping the baltimore ravens. >> maybe they won because all the people were praying for them at the time of the game. don't sports fans believe in a
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the team? >> it's not fair if your 12th man walks on water. >> unfair advantage. sack religious. all right. moving on. a chimpanzee's experience with virtual reality. so this is from an animal sanctuary in myrtle beach safari in south carolina putting this thing on this chimpanzee, and you can see and kronk in a second. popping balloons in virtual reality. this looks cute until, like, somebody they confuse reality and starts, like, oh, is this realm. >> caller: at that. >> cute. >> i don't know how i feel about this. >> i don't know that i like this. like, strap that on your head
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>> what we call "world news now." all right. so there's this guy, a competitive eater. he's called megatoad, i think. his name is matt stoney, known for eating and drinking really extreme things. this is the latest thing he did. he drank this giant pumpkin spice latte in under two minutes. look at that. that's, like, 4,000 calories, more than a thousand -- >> so much caffeine. >> a lot >> the guy's going to have a heart attack. >> he said it felt like okay after all this, despite the caffeine. he said he just had to go out and run 1,000 miles. that's a little -- little do you know, that's how you start your day. >> well, you know -- >> the same thing. >> how do you think we stay up all night. >> exactly. just run all day long.
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this morning on "world news now," the first winter storm of the season continues its march across the northern states, that heavy wind and snow causing difficult driving conditions as millions of americans get set to hit the road this week. your holiday travel forecast up ahead. the trump tm fierce debate over the weekend. the cast of "hamilton"'s message to mike pence, what he said about it, and why the cast is standing by the decision to speak up. new this half hour, the sticker shock after you visit the emergency room. >> the growing number of americans headed to the closest ers in times of crisis only to be slammed with surprise bills. what you need to know before you head to your local emergency
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stage from mr. kanye west. the 17-minute rant ending in a mic drop after three songs and the concert cancelled last night. full story in the skinny on this monday, november 21st. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> kanye west in the headlines. not ranting. >> that would be breaking news. taking on everyone over the weekend. interesting. >> it is interesting. i'm in for diane macedo. >> i'm kendis gibson. top headlines this morning, and the winter storm threatens holiday travel for millions of americans. >> snow and sleep falling in the albany, new york area as fast an 1 inch per hour and that's expected to continue all day. there's a wind advise rein effect. >> communities in the northeast
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lake effect snow, but the amount will vary greatly in narrow bands. more now from abc's eva pilgrim. >> reporter: winter blasting its way across the country, whiteout conditions from michigan to pennsylvania. plow working to clear roadways. visibility next to zero at times forcing drivers to slow down. many still no match for the blowing snow and freezing fog, sliding off the highways. snow and ice windshields. the roads here in watertown are snow covered but still passable. parts of upstate new york expect 20 inches of snow by tuesday morning and temperatures taking a nose dive, plummeting over 30 degrees in just 24 hours. in northern michigan, powerful winds toppling power lines ignite two cars. >> as you can see, it's still coming down. >> reporter: in parts of minnesota, they are digging out
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snow globe. michigan celebrating its win with snow angels. the snow is still falling, but it's the wind that's the problem. it's blowing the snow making it hard to see. eva pilgrim, abc news, new york. >> they are expecting another 3-6 inches of snow there in new york. it's not just the northeast that is seeing bad weather this week? >> yeah. we have details now from accuweather. >> good morning to a nearly stationary low pressure system with pacific moisture making for a combination of tricky travel along i-5 from seattle down through medford to reading with scatters showers slowing things down affecting travel along spokane north of boise. we have this messy weather maker that's going to pull through, going into tuesday, and then we have that moist flow setting the stage perfectly for rain in the
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wednesday, and thursday, parks in the northeast, but look for soaking rains throughout the upper midwest, snow to the north, and scattered showers and thunderstorms st. louis all the way to the new orleans area for thanksgiving. mara, kendis? >> paul, thank you. breaking news from st. louis, a suspect killed after the ambush-style shooting of a police officer there. the police chief says the suspect drove along the marked vehicle and opened fire. the officer was hit twice in the face, but he is expected to survive. the officer w 20 years on the force. and in san antonio, police released an image of the suspect they are looking for this connection with the murder of a police officer over the week. detective benjamin marconi shot by police headquarters while writing a traffic tick ticket. a car pulled up, shot him twice in the head. this year, 17 law enforcement officers in texas have been killed in the line of duty.
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well, donald trump is expected to reveal more key members of the administration as early as today. trump spent the weekend at his golf course in new jersey huddled in more than 20 meets sitting down with mitt romney and the transition team acknowledged that romney is under active consideration for secretary of state. showing up was rudy guliani in the running for the same job, and he was impressed with james mattis, up for secretary of defense. >> taking time from the transitioning stuff to demand apology from the most popular show on broadway, firing off angry tweets about "hamilton" calling the sold out tony award winning musical overrated after the cast directly addressed mike pence in the audience. pence slugged it off, but trump not letting it go.
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>> reporter: vice president elect mike pence responds for the first time after the "hamilton" performance. some booing as he took his seat. >> you know, when we arrived, we heard a few boos, some cheer, and i nudged my kids and reminded them, that's what freedom sounds like. ? ? >> reporter: a hit broadway show tells the story of the founding fathers played by a cast of mostly african-american actors. pence enjoyed the show and stayed for the tense moment af america whom are alarmed and anxious that your new administration will not protect us, but we truly hope this show inspired you to uphold our american values and to work on behalf of all of us. all of us. >> i can tell ya, i was not offended by what was said. i'll leave to others whether it was the appropriate venue to say
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the cast rude, accusing them of harassing pence demanding an apology, and outside his new jersey home -- >> it was very inappropriate. >> reporter: the new york daily news spoke to the actor delivering the the remarks from the stage. >> it was important we did this and so glad we had the opportunity and that he stayed because he stayed, he listened. i truly appreciate him doing that. "sad night live." >> i heard you went to see "hamilton", how was that? >> it was good. i got a free lecture. >> i heard they booed you. >> absolutely. >> reporter: trump taking issue with that too tweeting, i watched "saturday night live" last night, a totally bias one-sided show. nothing funny at all. reviews of what took place mixed. >> i don't think anything the cast said was disrespectful.
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see this, and we don't the to hear political statements. >> reporter: some supporters call for a boycott of "hamilton" over the incident, but the show in new york city is sold out almost until next year and sold out in chicago, show opens in los angeles later next year. abc news, new york. families who lost loved ones on malaysia airlines flight 370 say they are going to madagascar to search for debris from the plane. e people while flying to beijing in march of 2014. well, the families they there's been no systematic organized search by investigators, so they are taking it on themselves. madagascar is offer the african coast where pieces of the plane have been found. >> the syria government rejects a proposal to end heavy fighting in aleppo. 170 civilians killed since the government renewed assault on
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families wiped out by the air strikes, and there's no longer any hospitals in operation in the rebel-held portion of aleppo. a powerful earthquake struck north western argentina. no injuries reported after of 6.4 magnitude quake occurring near the border with chile. the earthquake was so deep there was little damage, but it shook the water in the swimming pool, about 16 miles from the epicenter, and you can hear as well. if you're keeping track, the world road for the highest basketball shot, for those who keep track of things like this, it's back in the hands from blokes from down underer. >> three aussie,s how ridiculous gang, regained the crown with that. the shot from way -- >> did that go? get out. >> from way downtown. oh, he got it. >> impossible.
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outside of geneva, wits land, pennsylvania 594 feet high, nothing but net. he was not sure it went in into he saw his friends go crazy. >> no disrespect to the skills, but i got to think it's mostly luck. when you're going from that high, you're factoring in wind, a lot of things. for it to actually go in, like, the wholeup verse aligned. >> that's true. >> i'm not being a hater. >> you're in the a hater, but luck is being good. michael jordan was lucky six times. >> we'll get a lot of tweets about that. lucky or good? >> good, but it's part of -- and rep refs -- >> lucky than good. >> that didn't make the calls. >> relitigating 1990s basketball? is that what we're doing? emergency room sticker shock, a number of americans rushing to the nearest er in
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what you need to know when you go out of network. later, the kanye west concert that wasn't. what happened on the stage in san jose and sacramento, and may have forced a cancellation in los angeles. last night's american music awards, full wrapup ahead in the ski skinny. you're watching "world news now." ? ? "world news now" weather
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americans' worst days of their lives. >> e yes, so the last thing they are thinking of is whether the visit is in or out of network, but a growing number of parents are getting shocked with bills the size of car loans. >> reporter: many rushing to the emergency room and slammed with bills. >> your son in pain on the table in the er, and that's something you don't want to go through. >> reporter: david connors teenage his femur in wrestling practice. >> it was the worst pain of my life. >> reporter: months later, saddled with charges of unexpected hospital bills. >> in the ballpark of $10,000. >> reporter: the reason, two of the doctors were out of network. consumers are dragged into the middle of a financial argument between health insurance companies and medical providers. >> reporter: a new study finding one out of every five parents treated at in-network emergency rooms gets a doctor that's out of network saddling patients
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offer patients protection when facing these surprise costs. >> consumers have been really shouldering so many other costs, the straw that's breaking their back. >> reporter: call your insurance provider to explain the situation. second, try to negotiate directly with your doctor. if that doesn't work, get help from consumer groups. abc news, new york. >> some good advice there. when we come back, big moments at last night's american music awards. >> new drama around kanye west in the concert cancelled. the skinny's coming up next. "world news now" continues after this from our abc
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huge night for music. >> the 44th annual american music awards held last night in l.a. with a jam-packed lineup including performances from bruno mars, green day, 21 pilots, and lady gaga. >> one of the highlights of the evening, selena gomez for favorite pop rock music. her first public appearance after taking a break for her health. >> i had to stop because i had everything, and i was absolutely broken inside, and i kept it all together enough to where i would
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it too much together to where i let myself down. i don't want to see your bodies on instagram. i want to see what's in here. i'm not trying to get validation, nor do i need it anymore. >> really honest moment from her there. another big moment generating a lot of controversy this morning, the hosts did say president-elect donald both mr. trump and melania trump. >> perhaps, though, our favorite moment of the night, this. drake lip syncing "bad blood" in the new apple commercial. can drake do anything wrong?
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so drake basically, this was answer to when taylor swift did her version to drake's jump man, and he just continues on and does the workout and can't lift the weights. >> perhaps the most important moment last night was moments on the red carpet, what people were wearing. >> yes. the hosts there, as you saw there, in lace, one of her many outfits last night. the carpet -- >> and tegan, the most revealing dress held together with safety she suffered a wardrobe malfunction. the front of the dress broke open, and there was no protection under there, just -- >> and, yes, i can't believe it either. and lady gaga went retro rocking a '70s pant suit. >> and grande a fan of white pants and little else. >> okay. jenni mccarthy and, and her husband on the red carpet. latest controversy swirling
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concert in california hours before it was scheduled to begin. >> the cancellation came the day after he went on a surprise rant on stage in sacramento. of all people, beyonce and jay-z, hillary clinton, the radio industry, the press, and president-elect donald trump. he ended the performance with a dramatic mic drop after three songs and walked off stage. >> in san jose, he was booed by fans that he would have voted for mr. trump if he voted in the election. >> this morning, hearing ticketholders for the concerts will be paid back in full including fees. no comments yet from west himself. >> oh, the operative word is
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hey, >> you wiped his memory, right? >> what? >> no magic, a nonwizard. >> oh, sorry. we call him muggles. >> it dominated the box office this weekend. jk's harry potter prequel conjured up a whopping $75 million. >> a good weekend, i'd say. rounded off the weekend's top three, a distant second place knocked down from no. 1 last
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third, $17.5. one police department in texas is doing its part to spread thanksgiving cheer. >> surprising traffic offenders with a main course for the thanksgiving feast. here's abc with more. >> reporter: you're the driver of the you know you did something wrong. you can hear it. you can see it. ticket, the ticket becomes a turkey. >> will that work for you? >> oh, thank you. >> all right, all right. well there you go, happy thanksgiving to you. >> that's what the police are doing in this ft. worth neighborhood. you get a talking to and a turkey, getting reactions like
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well, it's simple, folks use the food and the cops, they are building up some good will. >> they are surprised, like, you're not giving me a ticket, but a turkey? it's a great feeling. it really is. >> so it went with turkeys that were donated to the police department from a church that had extras. this guy in the white pickup spotted not wearing his seat belt, he's a pastor who's been here. >> that's a blessing. we're giving these away. so that works. >> reporter: and there it is. the turkey ticket. tale of cops and thanks giing. abc news. >> well, that's better than a ticket i'd say. >> i say so too. what do you have to do to get ham hocks? >> right. >> break the sound barrier. >> exactly. don't miss the updates on facebook at >> coming up, more news. this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for two decades. "world news now" informing insomniacs for
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good morning, i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm in for diane macedo. here's the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now," a police department in texas mourning after an officer is killed on the job. as we learn of other officers being shot on the job last night, we'll have details straight ahead. will announce this week when they will go on strike. they don't expect to shut down the airport, just disrupt travel. last nights's american music awards get political and controversial as the hosts hadid and pharoah do impressions of donald trump and melania trump. the calm before the football storm in mexico city. cheer leaders doing yoga in the mexican capital expected to be a
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stories on this therapeutic monday, november 21st. from abc news, this is "world news now." we do say good monday morning, everybody, and we start with that breaking news from several cities. police officers shot in unrelated incidents. in st. louis an officer ambushed while on patrol. he who he sat in his squad car. he is expected to survive. a man hunt underway there. >> and in south florida, an officer was shot in a drive-by while he was conducting a traffic stop, and a suspect in custody after an exchange of gunfire with police. >> police are looking for a
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officer sunday morning. abc's marcy gonzalez with more on that. >> been shot. >> reporter: a tense man hunt in tekds for a killer who ambushed a san antonio police officer shooting him in the head. >> officers down in front of headquarters. >> he was in his squad car before noon writing a traffic ticket across from police headquarters when another driver pulled up behind him, walked up to the passenger side window and shot marconi twice. >> this is everyone's worst >> the vehicle in headquarter parking lot. >> reporter: trying to identify the killer and motive, releasing this image of a person of interest. >> unfortunately, dallas, baton rouge, it's happened here. >> reporter: already this year, 58 other officers in this country have been shot to death in the line of duty. more than 60% increase from last year.
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police in san antonio are being cautious only making traffic stops in teams until this killer is caught. abc news, new york. >> turning now to weather, the roads are a mess across the northern u.s. from the upper midwest and to the northeast. >> first major snowstorm of the season makes driving treacherous with whiteout conditions and winds knocking down tree limbs and power lines resulting in outages. >> the storm effects are not going away quickly making it >> it's not just the plains and midwest with bad weather. good morning, paul. >> good morning to you as well. bracing for snowfall. tuesday going to wednesday for your travel from fargo over towards duluth, 3-6 inches of snow there. midweek when everybody's heading to grandmother's house, scattered showers in the mississippi river to houston to scatters showers in the northwest of the corner as well,
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east coast, we'll have still chill in the northeast, but clearing out. by midweek, we keep a close eye on the front, acrossing texas right into the lower mississippi valley region by wednesday and braces for it to stay dry into tuesday before we have a cool snap that gets your attention as well. >> all right, thanks to paul. president-elect donald trump is meeting today with another former rival, e ex-texas governor, and it comes after weekend mein trump is embroiled in a feud with the cast of broadway's "hamilton." mary bruce with the latest. >> reporter: smiling and statesman like, the president-elect eager for another round of meetings, but a frustrated donald trump still
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show, "hamilton." >> we truly hope this show inspired you to uphold our american values and to work on behalf of all of us. all of us. >> reporter: demanding the actors and producers apologize for addressing mike pence on friday night's show. but pence doesn't seem to agree. >> i can tell ya, i was not offended by what was said. >> reporter: at trump's new jersey golf club, pa cabinet contenders wave to the cameras, but the team forced to defend headline picks like national security adviser michael flynn who called islam cancer. >> is he in line? >> well, i think so, i mean, look, phrasing can always be done differently, but, clearly, there's some aspects of the faith that are problematic. >> reporter: trump's attorney general picked jeff sessions, rejected 30 years ago for a federal judgeship. >> i am not a racist. >> reporter: he still denies charges of racist behavior to this day. >> the only fair thing to do is ask a lot of questions very thorough questions and then make
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>> reporter: scrutiny falls on trump's much touted million dollar infrastructure plan and how it will be financed and who pays? now the details are more inclined towards tax cuts, tax credits for private companies. for example, if you're a private company building a bridge, you might want to toll the bridge in order to monetize it. that will be a key question going forward. just two months until inauguration day, mary bruce, abc news, new jersey. well, we now know the future first lady will not be moving into the white house with her husband, at least for now. donald trump revealed that his wife, melania stays in new york with their son until the end of the school year. 10-year-old goes to private school in man hat p, and the parents are concerned about pulling him out in the middle of the yearment the family is not saying what school he'll attend when he moves to washington. and another world leader is going to try to buck the anti-immigrant trend sweeping
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term as chancellor of germany next year, considered by many the world's most powerful woman and expects the toughest campaign of her life. the 62-year-old served 11 years as german kansas lore, and in neighboring france, another political upheaval, former president lost a primary battle to represent the main opposition party in next year's presidential election. he had called for hard line security measure and clamp town instead, two former prime ministers compete in sunday's runoff with the winner having a strong chance of victory in the spring election. two teenagers are being held without bail for the murder of a congressman's grandson in chicago. the 16-year-old boy and 17-year-old girl allegedly shot the 15-year-old in an argument over basketball shoes and other
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danny davis and says his family is holding up relatively well considering. >> it helps to not think about other things. i've spoken at many teenage funerals. i've comforted many family, but never quite this close. >> davis says guns should not be available so easily. the two suspects were friends of the victim's brother and had been loaning each other clothing. they have. charged as adults. police and protesters clashing at site of the oil pipeline in north dakota. one arrested as they try to push past a bridge on the state highway. they are describing the situation as an ongoing riot. they formed a line to prevent the protesters from gaining ground, and they are using water cannons at times. one officer was hit on the head with a rock. hundreds turned out here in new york city for a rally in a park defaced with antisemitic paint. it's named for adam, yauch, and his band mate is one who spoke out against racism and bigotry.
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stand up for each other. step in, enlist help of others because this is home grown terrorism for real. >> reporter: symbols of hate have been painted over. jimmy johnson placed his name among sports legends. johnson won his 7th sprint cup after leading for only three laps during the ford ecoboost 400 homestead miami speedway. he joins richard petty and dale sr. as the only 7-time sprint cup champs. a great year. 12 the number on the nfl's 11th sunday. kickers missed a dozen extra point yesterday, the worst
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now, the league changed its rules last season, so extra points wouldn't be automatic, attempts were moved back, though, 15 yards. it's not like they were getting worse, but the conditions are a little bit different. >> all right. well, the third time turns out to be the charm for a would-be wing suit racing champ. >> what is wing suit racing? it is awesome. 40 people from 18 countries jump in four-person heats from a helicopter 8,000 feet from phoenix and had to slalom through gates midair and moving at 160 miles per hour. >> i wonder what training you do to be able to do that because i want to do it. >> well, first, you drink your red bull. >> right, exactly, then vodka. >> exactly.
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>> and you're ready to go. >> the american noah won the race by half a second. >> that's good. a family booed on a flight to pick up remains of their son. hear from the father of the soldier. cashing in on the frequent flier miles when they suddenly disappear? what you need to know before you battle with your airline. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" weather brought to you by tide. erica's start by taking care of families for 70 years. earn the trust of 32 nfl teams. be there for america's toughest and help, when help is needed america's #1 isn't a status earned overnight.
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boos from first class. >> to hear the reaction of the flight being delayed because of a gold star family and the first class cabin booing that was really upsetting. >> passengereded made comments like this is bologna and i paid first class for this. harry's father doesn't know whether those who complained knew a gold star family was on board. just be kind. >> still, your four rows back. slow down. if they need to get someone off the plane, it's okay. >> yeah. they were going to retrieve the remains of their son. a terrible time for them. >> exactly, even for the people who know that, just be patient a little bit. all right. well, there's a major new development in the case of a newborn taken from her home in kansas after her mother was murdered. >> police found the infant hundreds of miles away, and now at least two suspects are questioned.
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>> reporter: baby sofia reunited with family as investigators from two states and fbi work to find out who killed her mother and why. the newborn found alive and healthy in dallas. two days after she was abducted from her home in wichita. >> it is the best possible outcome to a sad case. >> reporter: thursday afternoon, her father comes home to find his little girl missing and her mother shot to death. friday morning, still no suspects. the fbi now joining in the investigation. speed probably are the three primary things the fbi bring to the table. >> reporter: saturday, police announce that fbi tip led to the search of a home in dallas where the baby is found alive. two suspects taken into custody. as far as the relationship between the suspects and victim? >> can't say much other than only they knew each other. this is a complicated case, and we want to make sure we get it right.
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coming to grips and remembering the 27-year-old mother who will never get to see baby sofia grow up. >> i found out she was killed, like, just no words. there were no words. >> reporter: police are interviewing the suspects. their identities not yet released, but the baby is in good health this morning. phillip mena, abc news, los angeles. coming up, the tough times many americans are having with their airlines. >> what happens when your frequent flier miles disappear, and what you can do about it. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" continues after this from our abc
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along with the long lines and cramped seats, a frustrated thing about frequent flying is when the flying miles suddenly vanish. it happened to one man who ran into quite a bit of turbulence when he tried to get them back. here's more. >> reporter: don says he has the best job in town. he's the editor of the local newspaper in tiny oakland, maryland.
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milesings allowing don and his wife, suzi, to take cool trips. >> all made possible by those cards and those points. >> reporter: a big perk until it all got tripped up. >> something was wrong. >> reporter: still spending, but points were not adding up. >> talked to barclay cards month after month after month. >> reporter: finally, glitch corrected, sending the points into a black hole, but 94,000 miles still missing, more than enough than three cross country round trip flights and while the reps saw them in the system, no one could put them back. >> it was the epitome of exaspera sensing they're never going to fix this. >> reporter: he called into abc news fixer. our fixer swung into action. >> i wanted to talk to you about what happened. >> reporter: she contacted an executive at barclay card, and in days, restored don's missing point and promised him 20,000
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they said the card was issued through another bank, and when they took over, a debt error occurred. they said the mistake was not widespread and thank the fixer for bringing it to their attention. how can you stop something like this from happening to you? >> keep track of the points. a lot of online tools track everything you're earning. that's goal. know what you're saving for and when you get it. >> thanks abc news fixer. >> been handled. >> handled. viewers speak out about our mannequin challenge. >> i missed that. i'm going to have to go back and check it out. >> oh, i mean, it's everyday life in new york, the west side highway and try to go somewhere. >> frozen in time. and we'll have all the feedback you're giving us on the new abc app, wnn inbox is straight
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well, it's time for the world news now inbox, and, apparently, the mannequin challenge has taken social media by storm, as you know, and we couldn't resist because it hasn't jumped yet, but with our own world news now team joined in on the craze. >> i want to see this and hear what they said. nice. >> yes, i'm powder. >> very realistic. >> every commercial break, can someone touch up the powder, and wardrobe fix my tie. >> you're not supposed to tell nip i'm a diva, which is true. >> looked like a lot of follow-up. we got nice feedback from that. >> where is my warm water. >> waying, great mannequin challenge, love you early a.m., so funny.
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thank you, cindy. >> friday's polka, the a cappella. i was here for that. >> good. >> take a look. ? world news polka ? ? ? ? world news polka ? >> you can't top the world news polka. one of the favorites as well. they were very good. >> fantastic. read some of the tweets, and there is a viewer who noticed i have not eaten on tv. >> you have a thing about that. what's up with that? >> it's like oprah and the ugly cry. so i try not to eat while -- >> sometimes you suffer for your art. >> well, this one viewer surprised, like, so let me get this straight, you dance on tv, but you won't eat on tv?
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>> well, you're a man full of contradictions. >> exactly. >> we want your comments, good and bad. here's one we can relate to. timothy writes, sometimes i welcome insomnia so i can watch. thank you, timothy. i think that should be the slogan. world news now, better than sleep. >> better than sleep? >> better than sleep. >> it's -- >> that's factually accurate. it is more fun. >> it's not better than much else but sleep. >> other things might be more fun. >> but better than sleep. >> that's our motto. thanks for the comments, keep them coming, please. that's the news this half hour. . thanks for the comments, keep them coming, please.
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making news in america this morning -- breaking overnight. officers in four cities ambushed. one of them murdered in front of the the police headquarters. the search for suspects. the latest on the investigations. extreme weather. parts of the northeast getting nearly a foot of snow. it's not over yet. we're tracking more winter travel week gets under way. marathon meetings for the president-elect. a parade of possible cabinet members. nearly two dozen people in two days sitting down with donald trump as he takes to twitter to pick a fight with "snl" as well as "hamilton." and happening now, the pipeline protests in north


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