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to ask passengers to stop recording. >> i've flown them a few times. they're strict. how you can kind of hide your seat belt you're not wearing your seat belt. they will make sure and make sure your phone is away. >> really? >> they are insanely strict. >> not surprised? >> no. there is a new development in the deepening sex scandal involving the governor of missouri. >> an investigation has been launched amid allegations that the rising republican star threatened a woman into silence during their extramarital affair. here's abc's david wright. >> reporter: missouri governor, eric greitens, a former navy s.e.a.l. and rising republican star, admits about the time he announced his run for office -- >> i am a very proud husband and father. >> reporter: he was cheating on his wife. that admission comes after audio was released of a woman describing a sexual encounter she says she had with the politician in 2015. in the audio, recorded secretly by her now-ex-husband, she
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claims greitens tied her up and blindfolded her. quote, i saw a flash through the blindfold and he said you're nef going to mention my name, otherwise there will be pictures of me everywhere. governor greitens denies that insisting he never tried to blackmail her but the local prosecutor in st. louis is launching a formal investigation. calling the allegations serious. >> this election is all about -- >> reporter: greitens wife stands by her husband. we have a loving marriage and an awesome family. anything beyond that is between us and god. governor greitens insists any allegation of violence is completely false. it never happened. he says. meanwhile the woman on the audiotape isn't commenting. david wright, abc news, new york. >> thanks to david. when we come back the big winners from the biggest award show of the season. >> epic. the skinny is next.
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>> yes. we have people in hollywood who are tuning in after the big awards show last night, the biggest one of the entire season. >> the oscars? >> no, we have bigger and large. >> emmys? >> no. >> golden globes. >> we had that a week ago. >> the critics choice awards? >> yes. >> the kids choice awards. wait, what? oh, the critics choice awards, sorry. host olivia munn took on mark wahlberg, that whole salary thing, and the men of the golden globes. >> but she also let loose and had fun with her guests. >> i don't rap. >> you do now. >> elizabeth! will you sign my bonnet? >> don't sign her bonnetp. >>s this is to my mother. what's going on here? >> yeah. your mother is not really happy with that. thanks. i'll take it back. >> see olivia out there doing her thing. while at the award shows there were repeat win ers "big little lies" was one of the
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winners. >> some of the winners from the blue carpet as they had it. >> of course. >> the stars actually wore color as opposed to the golden globes that you saw this past sunday. jessica biel, justin timberlake wasn't there, by the way. >> this is described as a see-through black gown featuring red and white. >> you read the colors she's wearing. >> yeah. >> terrible review, kendis. >> this is one of the winners? this is what our producers think is one of the winners, right? >> right. anyone, anyone. she looks beautiful. >> looks like a painting. >> she could do no wrong in my mind. >> okay. >> let's move on to golden girl mary blige celebrating her birthday. i think she looks lovely, beautiful, glowing. >> in the netflix movie that's awesome. >> again, we're talking winners here, right.
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just double check. >> this is rupaul wearing a black tux with paisley embellishment. you do you, boo. >> he was a winner for best reality show host. he did technically win. >> now not everyone was loving emma roberts' hair. it's a severe bang. it's severe. what do you think, kendis? >> i like it. okay. >> all right. all right. >> elizabeth moss, looking good there. >> all right. we're going to move on from the greatest award show of the season to probably the greatest singer that has ever graced this earth. yes. i am talking about our friend britney spears, oops, she's doing it again. brittney spears fans, you're out there, i'm sitting next to one right now, guess what, she's staying in vegas, baby. we're thrilled. we're thrilled. she wrapped up her planet
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hollywood residency on new year's eve. but don't worry, what happens in vegas, it really does stay in vegas. >> so she signed a deal to perform at park theaters starting in 2019. it's the same place lady gaga will start her sin city run in december. >> cher, ricky martin and bruno mars have done shows there. she's in good company. >> this means we get more of brittney's at home in vegas videos. like her painting. right there. she's painting jessica biel's dress for the critics choice awards. >> beautiful. no word yet on -- >> this is in the middle of her -- >> what she will be doing until 2019. i'm sure she'll be entertained. i'm not making fun. i'm enthused about this. >> dr. oz proved he's more than a tv host. when he sprang into action on a flight from new york to vegas. >> a fellow passenger passed out, dr. oz said he wasn't sure if the man was having a heart attack but made him lay down and turn on his side until his blood
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♪ all right, wrapping up the from the devastating floods and mudslides in california to the meeting between north and south korea. >> it's been a busy week. here's your friday rewind. >> after the wildfires, now staggering amounts of rain triggering deadly mudslides in california. >> firefighters are telling us that foundation right there had a house on it. that house is now over there smashed up against those trees. >> the only words i can describe what it looked like, it looked like a world war i battlefield. >> breaking overnight the first high stakes meeting between north and south korea in two years. the north koreans have agreed to take part in the winter olympics
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next month. >> the south koreans have promised the u.s. they will not soften their position on banning nuclear weapons or lifting sanctions. >> a judge blocks president trump's plan to roll back protections for d.r.e.a.m.ers after the unprecedented meeting. the president with leaders from both parties on live tv trying to negotiate an immigration deal. >> is there any agreement without the sfwhal. >> no. >> oprah rocked the golden globes with an acceptance speech so bold sparking rumors of a presidential run. >> i want all the girls watching here now to know that a new day is on the horizon! when nobody ever has to say me too again. >> you never said to jeff, let's do this? >> no. >> and you were never part of the plan. >> no. i did, however, overhear them talking about stuff where maybe we should take somebody out so we can make sure she gets on the
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team. and i remember telling them, i go what the hell are you talking about? i can skate. >> sweet victory. alabama crimson tide, rolling over georgia in an overtime thriller. >> fires to the end zone, touchdown! alabama wins! >> this is great win for our players. i've never been happier in my life. >> a man finds out black ice can be painful. >> he's heading to work. a normal day. and then ends up slipping and sliding. >> doing so well. he can make it. >> no! well, he can make i >> case of the mondays. >> yeah. >> black ice man does not win this week. he is done. >> what a week for oprah. i mean you had the highs and quite the lows where, of course, she got the legendary honor there at the golden globes, and then she watched there all of the mud come through her back yard. >> the scenes from her house are
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good morning, i'm kendis gibson. good morning, i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm maggie rulli in for diane macedo. here are some of the top headlines we're following on "world news now". the president undergoes his first physical exam in office today. he's coming under criticism for a remark he made with lawmakers. we'll have details on both those stories straight ahead. >> vice president mike pence was in vegas for the grand opening of a new air force innovation hub and says the country is depending on the program to provide new innovations and technologies to the air force. some major changes are coming to facebook. facebook says it's making the change to encourage more meaningful interaction between family and friends. and the "shape of water" and "big little lies" were among the big winners at last night's critics choice awards in santa
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monica. "shape of water" shaping up to be a big contender at the oscars. those nominations will be announced later this month. those are some of our top stories on this friday, january 12th. from abc news, this is "world news now." we do say good morning, everybody. we have made it to friday. >> feels good. >> yes. we're going to start with the president. but not for what you thought. we're going to start with his first presidential physical exam which is today. >> so far very little is known about the president's health. also, unclear how much more we'll know when today's exam is over. abc's jordan phelps reports. >> reporter: the bar was set high during the presidential campaign. donald trump's doctor claiming he would be the healthiest individual ever elected to the presidency. and trump regularly taking shots at his opponent's fitness to be president. >> you need tremendous physical and mental strength and stamina. hillary clinton doesn't have that strength or stamina.
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believe me. >> reporter: now a year into the job, the 71-year-old president will have his own physical fitness tested, heading to walter reed today for his first checkup in office. >> i think it's going to go very well. i'll be very surprised if it doesn't. it better go well, otherwise the stock market will -- not be happy. >> reporter: many past presidents have done the same. some releasing the results to the public to show that they are fit for office. everything from the president's weight and cholesterol to what medications he takes and the results of a long list of exams including heart, lungs, and neurological. one test the white house says won't be part of the checkup, is a psychiatric exam. during the campaign, trump only released limited details about his physical condition. and even admitted to dr. oz that he's not the image of perfect health. >> you're 6'3", 236 pounds, i'm thinking your body surface area and bmi is high, is probably close to 30, sort of the barrier
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for most people. do your doctors or your family ever give you a hard time about your weight? >> yeah. i think i could lose a little weight. i've always been a little bit this way, you know. >> reporter: as for his lifestyle trump does not drink or smoke, but his love for junk food is well documented. even his daughter ivanka expressing concern about her father's diet to barbara walters. >> if there is one thing you could change about your father, what would it be? >> i want him to eat healthier. >> i agree with that. >> i agree with that 100%. >> reporter: outside of his trips to the golf course, trump is not known to exercise and has described his body as a battery with a finite energy supply. the white house hasn't committed to making a detailed summary of the results of the physical to the public like some of the president's predecessors have, but the white house will make the president's physician available to reporters for questions at tuesday's briefing. kendis and maggie? >> thanks to jordan at the white
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house. the president, the other story, the president's critics are in a rage this morning because of vulgar comment he made during discussion about an immigration deal we have the details. >> reporter: president trump's shocking objection to the possible bipartisan agreement on the d.r.e.a.m.ers. >> no deal yet. >> reporter: sounds like you have an agreement, and he's not on board. >> we have no agreement with the president. >> reporter: senator lindsey graham and other lawmakers at the white house to brief trump, sources tell abc news when the president learned the plan would restore protections from immigrants from haiti and several african countries, his response, why are we having all these people from expletive countries come here. the reaction, eli ja cummings calling the president's comments unforgivable. senator richard blumenthal on msnbc. >> this remark by the president of the united states smacks of blatant race im, the most odious racism, masquerading poorly as immigration policy.
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>> reporter: a major setback for talks to protect nearly 800,000 young immigrants brought to the u.s. as children from deportation. lawmakers appear to be pushing ahead. >> we have an agreement that we're -- the bipartisan group i'm talking about, that we're shopping among our colleagues now. >> reporter: earlier in the week trump said he would sign whatever lawmakers could agree to, but he has one firm condition, no deal without funding for his wall on the u.s./mexico border. >> we need the wall. we have to have the wall for security purposes. >> reporter: the white house did not deny the reports on trump's comments saying the president is fighting for permanent solutions to make the country stronger welcoming immigrants who, quote, contribute, grow the economy and assimilate. maggie and kendis. >> the white house briefing will be interesting to watch today. thanks to you. stunning images in the meantime of the mudslides in california are highlighting the power unleashed by mother nature. in montecito, crews remained in a search for 40 missing people. at least 17 deaths have now been
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confirmed. the victims range in age from 3 to 89 years old. a house of worship was anything but a sanctuary from the disaster. this is the inside of a chapel in montecito. the mudslide left chairs piled in the middle of the church. and to the southeast in burbank, the torrential rain sent this mudslide and car sliding down a road, the side of a hill. the owner is just happy that he made it through the ordeal. >> look how high the water came up. barely made it out. rocks flowing. mud flowing everywhere. barely made it out. >> and the storm that caused those devastating mudslides in california is now hitting the east coast. >> yeah. let's check in with accuweather's julia widen to tell us about it. >> kendis, maggie we're talking about a major storm that's going to be impacting the northeast as we go through friday and saturday. for the i-95 corridor, the biggest issue is the locally heavy rain. we could see some spots that
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will receive up to 3 inches of that heavy rain potentially causing flooding, not just on the roadways but also when it comes to your small streams and rivers. those have been iced up recently, that will cause some big issues. a changeover from rain to ice to snow in the interior northeast as we go through friday night into saturday. all of that will clear out very quickly on sunday as the chill arrives. here's how much snow we are expecting. locally could see up to 18 inches. kendis and maggie? >> wow. 18 inches in the watertown area. they're used to it up there. thank you. the new york city pipe bombing suspect has made his first court appearance. when asked to enter a plea, he said at this moment, not guilty. he's accused of setting off a pipe bomb in a subway passage at the port authority bus terminal. he was the only person seriously injured in the december 11th attack. in san francisco, yet another swimmer has been bitten by a sea lion. the victim's friend says they
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were swimming at the aquatic park when the sea lion latched onto her friend and tried to drag her under the water. the woman was taken to the hospital but was not seriously injured. it's the fourth such attack since december. swimmers are encouraged to stay in pairs and keep a watchful eye. consumer news now. chrysler plans to invest more than $1 billion to modernize its plant in michigan. moving thousands of jobs from mexico. the plant will add 2500 new jobs. the company also says it will pay 60,000 of its u.s. employees a reported bonus of $2,000 each. the company credits the moves with president trump's recent tax code overhaul. meantime, if you drive a 2006 ford ranger pickup truck, ford is urging you to stop driving it. the automaker is now blaming a second death on a defective takata air bag. ford says dealers are prepared to come to you to get the vehicle and even provide loaners until the problem is fixed. about 3,000 are at risk. of course we know saudi arabia enters the 19th century
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this year, when women are allowed to drive again in a few months. >> crazy. >> that means that ladies in the kingdom are going to need some wheels. >> some of them took a trip to saudi arabia's first new car showroom just for women. the dealership was decked out in pink, orange and yellow balloons. the show room is staffed by women. it's also in a mall only used by women. interesting to see how they're going to implement this huge change in a country where so many laws and rules like that sneef the' taken so many months to try to get it into play. it goes into effect in june in saudi arabia. coming up, new worries about this year's flu season with the outbreak already spread across 46 states. what you need to protect yourself from others who may be infected at school or in the workplace. >> later, the highly anticipated collaboration of steven spielberg, meryl streep, and tom hank, the trifecta, reliving a defining event in our nation's history involving the role of
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we're seeing this morning just a few of the many faces behind this year's deadly flu outbreak. a mother of two has died outside of boston along with a toddler and a 21-year-old aspiring physical trainer. >> the family of 51-year-old jenny chen says she thought she was battling a bad cold when she went to the hospital but then only two days later, she died. her husband is still in shock saying she was so healthy. >> she had the flu. and she also developed a bacterial infection. and it just really was severe and caused severe pneumonia. >> meanwhile, it's so bad in some areas alabama's declared a state of emergency. due to the flu outbreak. >> with the virus spreading so quickly across the country there are steps to take to protect yourself especially at work. here's t.j. holmes. >> reporter: with flu fear spreading across the country. >> we're told it could be a
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nasty one. >> why is it so powerful this year? >> we've been telling you about the severe spike. >> deadly flu bug appears to be making a comeback. >> reporter: so many of us worry about catching the virus at work. >> i take hand sanitizer with me everywhere i go. >> i teach my students to sing the whole abcs song while they're washing their hands. >> reporter: we brought family medicine doctor to our gma offices to point out the work danger zones and how not to get sick. >> somebody with the flu comes in and sneezes on the hands and put it on the door, how long can that live there and keep infecting the co-workers? >> the flu can live up to 24 hours on the door. >> reporter: in 20 minutes we saw 33 people come through these doors. and if just one of them is sick, well one university study finds that when one person comes to the office sick, more than half the surfaces and other employees in that office could be exposed to the virus after about four hours. >> reporter: what do we need to keep in mind coming in the front door. >> don't touch the doors with your hands, push with your elbow or back or anything that's not
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going to touch your face afterwards. >> reporter: once you get inside be careful in that elevator. >> you can actually see the entire building get sick if a person comes in and touches a few of these buttons. >> they are nastier than toilet seat every time you get off an elevator wash your hands. >> absolutely. >> reporter: it's hard to look at co-workers and see who's coming down with the flu. clean your desk area with anti-bacterial wipes no matter what. >> the cold and flu look alike in terms of symptoms. this what is i call a high traffic area. come into a work station that's public in a high traffic area, wipe that bad boy down. >> reporter: keep in mind that germs can linger in the air up to 30 minutes after someone with the flu has passed through. even in big areas like the conference room during our afternoon meeting. >> in the winter time when the air is dryer and colder they linger longer. if you were here and sneezed and then sat down, you could get some of those germs hanging around. >> reporter: what about during the meeting?
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>> fur yeahi >> if you have to sneeze, sneeze into your elbow so it will stay there. >> reporter: t.j. holmes, abc news, new york. >> we make fun and say like the dab was the cool thing. it wasn't that -- we were dabbing all along. it's sneezing and protecting ourselves from other people. >> when you read the statistics it's crazy. we're against a losing battle here. sneezes can travel 26 feet they send your germs. >> 26. that's you, jack? >> jack. >> walk it back there. >> walk it down. >> whoa. one foot is the more extreme danger zone. >> that's crazy. >> forget it. jo jack, that means you're pregnant. >> it doesn't. >> coming up, the tonya harding exclusive. the movie about an abusive mother and now for the first time, we're hearing from harding's mother. that's next on "world news now." that's next on "world news now."
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well, the winter olympics well, the winter olympics just weeks away, and a new movie in theaters, it seems like tonya harding is everywhere. >> yeah, so, of course, that movie we're talking about "i, tonya" focuses on her life and skating career but it also depicts a troubled relationship with her mother. amy robach spoke with both of them. >> hey, stop talking to her. that girl is your enemy. >> reporter: tonya harding. her story depicted in the new film "i tonya", talking about her difficult relationship with her mother. how would you describe your mom as a mother? >> not a good one. i know she probably did the best that she probably could. >> reporter: does she get any credit for that? >> oh, she gets credit when i'm being [ bleep ] people will wonder where i got it from. >> if there's no, you can't do it type thing she won't do it. she'd be nothing. >> reporter: her parenting
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captured in this 1986 documentary. for years, harding has accused her mother of abuse. >> she's not a good mother, she hits me, and she beats me. >> reporter: and we're hearing from her estranged mother, a former waitress. >> i was working right around the clock, morning, noon and night, trying to get money for her to skate and have lessons. >> reporter: tonya's mother insists she was no child abuser. >> i didn't abuse any of my children. spanked, yes. spanked, absolutely. positively. you've got to show them right from wrong. >> reporter: but that's not how tonya remembers it. >> when i was young, i remember she drug me into the bathroom and beat me with a hairbrush, literally. >> reporter: what had you done that made your mom go off on you with a hairbrush? >> oh, i wasn't landing my jumps perfect, and if i -- that was it, that's it. >> i remember distinctly one time at a competition, they
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called her on the ice three times, and she's still going like this and i'm saying stop it, i went like that with the brush and finished her hair and said get. >> reporter: harding said actress allison janney's portrayal of her mother is spot-on. >> i made you a champion. knowing you would hate me for it. that's the sacrifice a mother makes. >> oh, my yes. she was fabulous. >> all right. that was amy robach with tonya harding and tonya's mom. tonya's mom was a little too enthusiastic when she was talking about spanking. >> very into -- >> enjoyed answering that question. yes. >> the movie allison janney plays the mom. also won again last night at the critics choice awards. they're getting press out of this movie. >> tonya was there when she won.
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...straight years, and it's still recommended today. use as directed. ♪ and now, for our "insomniac theater," previewing two movies opening this weekend. >> this morning we're going to start with the first ever collaboration between spielberg, hank and streep. >> exciting. >> what could go wrong? >> the post stars meryl streep as the legend, the publisher katherine graham, teaming up with hanks as the editor, ben bradlee, risking their careers the newspaper and their very freedom as they race to catch up with the "new york times" in exposing a massive government coverup. >> you know, the only couple i knew that both kennedy and lbj wanted to socialize with was you and your husband and you own the damn paper. that's the way things worked. politicians and the press, they trusted each other so they could go to the same dinner parties
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and drink cocktails and tell jokes while there was a war raging in vietnam. >> i don't know what we're talking about. i'm not protecting lyndon. >> the man who commissioned this study. who wanted a dozen party guests out on your patio -- >> i'm not protecting him, i'm not protecting any of them. i'm protecting the paper. >> well, it was nominated for six golden globes but got shut out. "the post" is drawing critical acclaim from many. one writes, if the intention was to send audiences out feeling inspired about journalism and its function in a republic, consider that mission accomplished. and drawing a parallel to today, it reaches through the years to reverberate with a timely, contemporary chill. next, to a different movie, an animated sequel based on the stories of the character "paddington bear." "pattington 2" finds the little bear working a series of odd jobs to buy a book for his beloved aunt lucy's birthday, but then the book is
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stolen, he's sent to jail. >> oh, no. >> excuse me, mr. knuckles? >> yes. >> i just wonder if i could have a quick word about the food. >> send a medic to the can teen. >> you want to complain? >> oh, no, i wouldn't say complain. >> oh, that's a shame, because i just love it when people complain. >> really? >> oh, yeah. >> well, in that case, it's very gritty. >> oh. >> and lumpy. and as for the bread, need i say more? >> i love the little bear and his prison uniform. that's good. we're not the only ones loving it. the critics are loving "paddington 2" giving it a 100% certified fresh, saying good writing and effects.
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this morning on "world news now" -- presidential profanity. >> president trump using an expletive to describe haiti and african countries. new political reaction just in. later, what the late night comics had to say about this. and a powerful winter storm is on the move bringing with it heavy snow and freezing rain. from the midwest to the east. it's sure to be a dangerous day for millions caught in its path. yes, alabama won the big game, but we're now hearing about an alabama coach's playbook being stolen ahead of the national game title. what georgia fans are saying about this. and one wild ride. remember that rule, two hands on the wheel? well, this guy forget. we'll see how it ends, just ahead, on this friday, january 12th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now."
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that's video of me testing my latest vehicle. >> kendis out doing some doughnuts to celebrate friday morning. >> it's friday. >> man. >> love to see you on the road. >> no you would not. it looks just like that. so the country of norway has been trending. >> interesting. >> trending overnight. thanks to that racially-charged comment by president trump. >> we'll get to all the reaction from that comment in just a bit. but to get you caught up, here's what happened. the president was in a meeting about immigration deal that would include protections for people from haiti and african nations. >> people briefed on the meeting say the president's response was this, why are we having all these people from the expletive country come here instead the president suggested the u.s. should bring in more people from countries like norway. >> those comments are similar to ones he made last month in the oval office when he said all haitians have aids and nigerians should go back to their huts. the white house denied he made those comments but officials are
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not denying that he made the comments about haiti and africa. behind the scenes they say it might play well with its supporters. >> the white house statement almost seemed as if they're doubling down on this. here it is -- president trump is fighting for permanent solutions that make our country stronger by welcoming those who can contribute to our society, grow our economy and assimilate into our great nation. so the president has called -- the president of haiti has called in the top u.s. diplomat there for a talk today. and there is a lot of reaction coming in. republican senator mia love, who calls the comments elitist and divisive and talked about her immigrant parents saying this. they worked hard, paid taxes and rose from nothing to take care of and provide opportunities for their children. the president must apologize. and here's thing about her. she's a republican in utah. and her parents, i believe, are of haitian descent. it's not just any republican
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speaking out there. it's one of note there. >> and perhaps not surprisingly, many democrats just piling on. this one from california lieutenant governor gavin newsom tweeting you're a joke. resign. not too many words there, but pretty powerful. >> the narrative coming from many republicans overnight is if the comments are true, it would be a disappointing thing. their caveat, if it's true. the white house isn't necessarily saying -- that it's not true. >> exactly. >> i'm sure he'll be asked about it again today. >> the president does have one thing he has on his agenda where he's signing a proclamation for mlk day. >> crazy. >> isn't it ironic, as alanis would say. moving on, the senate will vote next week on a bill to reauthorize an important u.s. bylaw. >> that bill has been approved by the house only after it was thrown into temporary disarray that was caused by two presidential tweets. abc's cecelia vega has the
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details. >> reporter: a morning of confusion began with this comment on one of president trump's favorite morning shows, a direct message to the president about that controversial surveillance program congress was set to reauthorize. >> i don't understand why donald trump is in favor of this. his woes began with unlawful foreign surveillance and unconstitutional domestic surveillance of him. mr. president, this is not the way to go. >> reporter: minutes later, the president took to twitter using the exact language that appeared on "fox and friends." house votes on controversial fisa act today. he said, this is the act that may have been used to so badly survey and abuse the trump campaign by the previous administration and others. the president's tweets seemed to contradict hisses policy. the white house supports reauthorizing fisa the program that allows the government to conduct warrantless surveillance on suspected terrorists overseas and u.s. soil. cue the chaos on capitol hill.
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a flurry of calls between the president and confused lawmakers. speaker paul ryan spent half an hour on the phone with him. after those calls the president appeared to backtrack in a follow up tweet. today's vote is about foreign surveillance of foreign bad guys on foreign land. we need it. get smart. >> the bill is passed. >> reporter: ultimately the house did vote to reauthorize the law. >> did he not understand what bill you were voting on today? >> he just has concerns about other parts of fisa. i think everybody knows that, too. >> reporter: and the top democrat on the senate intelligence committee went on the attack, saying the president endangered national security and that, quote, fisa is something the president should have known about long before he turned on fox this morning. >> many people are interpreting that first tweet from the president to mean he didn't know how fisa works and for that matter he wasn't familiar with his own administration's policy. does he know fisa? was he familiar with the policy? >> he does.
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which is why we issued a presidential memo lasts week expressing concerns and he has a full understanding. >> reporter: another white house headline the president in a new interview with "the wall street journal" talking about north korea's kim jong-un saying, quote, i probably have a very good relationship with kim jong-un. the president did refuse to say whether or not he has actually sat down with the north korean dictator saying, quote, i am not saying i have or i haven't. it would be hard to imagine these two men being friendly given that president trump has called kim a depraved, twisted mad man. abc news, the white house. one more note out of washington, the president heads to walter reed medical center later today for the first physical exam of his tenure and he will undergo a battery of tests and be examined by a team of specialist doctors. trump will not undergo a formal mental health assessment. the white house says there will be a readout after trump's exam, but the level of detail that will be provided is unclear. when he was asked about the exam, mr. trump said he thinks
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it's going to go very well and he would be very surprised if it doesn't. there is hope but not much time as rescue crews are still trying to find more of the missing in the california mudslides. that incredible devastation in montecito has left 17 people dead, ranging in age from 3 to 89 years old. more than 40 others are still missing. meantime, we're seeing new images of the disaster. here's abc's matt gutman. >> reporter: as rescuers and canines trudged through the sludge, time is running out. to find the people still believed missing. that series of mudslides destroyed or damaging more than 500 homes and businesses. >> you see this area with this home and pool, as we fade back to what's left there now, absolutely nothing. from burbank to montecito, the new images of the harrowing first moments. >> oh, my god, mom! >> reporter: marco farrow recording that wall of water, and you can hear it, panicked and panting as he scrambles to
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alert his family. >> get ready to go out. wake dad up. we have a torrent of mud going through the house. >> reporter: 17 people killed. and teams working through endless mud plains to find the missing. >> over here. >> would you say it's possible someone may still be alive here? >> sure. >> oh, yeah. >> reporter: that is what robert had hoped when he found him tuesday. with a bigger search party wednesday. searching for his mother, rebecca, her death confirmed and now they turn to the grim task of salvaging keepsakes from a home invaded by mud, rocks and death. the family accepting all the help it could get. >> i know at least i hope that she knows that i was giving everything i could to find her. >> reporter: santa barbara county officials only issued their emergency alert 20 minutes after the mudslides began. many did not heed the voluntary evacuation warnings. and given the freak nature of the downpour, it might not have
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mattered anyway. >> they screwed up big time. they should have said anyone in the flood plains should get the hell out. >> reporter: what you're seeing behind me is basically ground zero for the mudslides. one came steamrolling through the bridge, severing a gas main down below that ignited those two houses setting them on fire. all of that debris swept downstream. the terrain remains so treacherous that we're told 25% of the debris field still has to be searched. matt gutman, abc news, montecito, california. >> matt, that explains why so many people are still missing at this point. the storm that caused that system has moved east and as such 120 million americans are in the path of a strong winter storm. >> the system has brought snow and subfreezing temperatures to places like kansas. accuweather has details as the system continues its cold march to the east. julia? >> maggie, kendis, we're looking at heavy rain coming through the northeast on friday followed
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quickly by ice and even some snow. the icy stuff will be more of an issue for folks in the interior northeast, but heavy rain leads to flooding across the i-95 corridor through friday into saturday. that clears out quickly on sunday, but look what happens, the temperature is going to drop as arctic air plunges its way southward. we're going from 60s to 20s in some spots. maggie, kendis? facebook's changing its news feed to encourage more meaningful interactions between family and friends. ceo mark zuckerberg says the social network wants to cut back on posts that users can passively read or watch. over the next few months, users will see less public content from business, brands and media. facebook has faced criticism over its content and whether the site is a negative influence on its users. sflo meaningful conversation between family and friends seems to work out great at thanksgiving so why not just do it on facebook. >> talk to me after, kendis. it appears alabama overcame more than just a 13-point
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deficit to win college football's national championship. >> yeah, this is crazy. two days before monday night's game against georgia, the crimson tide's defensive line coach left a backpack in the team's hotel and one of the items inside of the backpack, the playbook. >> oops. >> the playbook is still missing. reports say police have images of the thief on surveillance video. voila. coach also lost his wallet and passport and ipad and sunglasses. >> everything taken. >> lost everything. >> forget about your passport. no one cares. we care about the playbook. >> more news ahead, including what the late night comics had to say about president trump's latest comments. >> the runner who won't be seeing the finish line of the boston marathon until he's already passed it. and -- how will this end? we'll tell you coming up. remember you can find us on facebook, wnnfans.com and twitter @abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." twitter @abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." twitter @abc wnn. you're watching "world news now."
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running backwards is slower than his best mark running forward, so it seemed like a good plan. >> i love that he doesn't want to run dressed as a frog. that would be ridiculous. >> that would be ridiculous. >> running backwards that's totally rationale. that's hard. >> good luck to him. coming up in the next hour, the new developments in a sex scandal surrounding a governor, a rising republican star. plus a criminal investigation that's just been launched. >> but first, america's late night comedians weigh in on the latest comments from america's commander in chief. that's next. commander in chief. that's next. comedians weigh in on the latest comments from the commander in chief. i'm never gonna be able i'll take a sick day tomorrow. on our daughter's birthday? moms don't take sick days... moms take nyquil severe. the nighttime, sniffling, sneezing, coughing, aching,
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live look at times square there in the overnight hours. president trump's incendiary comments during that meeting about haiti and african nations, well, of course, it got a lot of people talking. just a little bit. especially those on twitter. >> yeah. >> not surprisingly the late night comics had plenty to say. take a look. >> president trump reportedly asked lawmakers, quote, why are
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we having all these people from [ bleep ] hole countries come here. this brings us to a new segment entitled "seth has to walk away for a minute" it just like -- >> today he returned to the same unstable, reactionary president, we've all come to know and -- know. >> guys, i don't know how to break this to you, but i think the president might be racist. no, wait, wait, hear me out. i know i sound crazy, i know i sound crazy. you know personally as someone from south [ bleep ] i'm offended, mr. president. i'm offended. >> the only silver lining, and this is a small silver lining, but the only silver lining is, we got to hear wolf blitzer say this all day. >> s-hole, s-hole, s-hole, s-hole, s-hole. s-hole. s-hole.
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>> you know what put it over the line for me is norway. yeah. when he said where he wanted immigrants to come from, he didn't just name a white country, he named the whitest country. yeah. he didn't go with like a more subtle country that might leave it up in the air, like we need to let in more people from portugal. what does that mean? no. he goes from norway. people so white they wear moon screens that's how white they are. >> wow. >> sir, they're not [ bleep ] countries. for one, donald trump isn't their president. >> oh. man. >> i think my favorite was the s-hole compilation. >> that wolf blitzer had. >> that was not from yesterday. that was just typical wolf blitzer from two weeks ago. man. they had fun with it. >> coming up, in the meantime in russia, a man takes a tank for a
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♪ the mix now, we're going to start with an interesting story out of russia. yeah, a man steals a tank. >> it's friday. >> it's friday. why not. >> he needed a tank for a reason. >> so this is near the arctic circle, so why not? apparently, he got drunk and stole the tank, drove it through some woods, smashed into some neighboring cars and then drove it into a store, got out of the tank and then grabbed a bottle of wine and then got back in it. >> yeah. he just needed a little drink. >> wow. >> you don't steal tanks when you need to go to the liquor store? >> no. not at all. not a good idea. >> only in russia. >> only when you're near the arctic circle. this is actual video of it. that's insane. okay. so he was later arrested.
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>> yeah. >> in possession of the stolen bottle of wine as well. well from the arctic circle to somewhere closer to home. we're checking in big spring, texas where, look at this, if you thought nothing was happening in texas, well, maybe nothing really is happening. it's a tumbleweed migration. look at that. >> wow. >> are they going south for the winter? >> we may never know. apparently it's somewhat common because tumbleweeds use the wind to spread their seeds but this is incredible to look at. >> all right. >> kind of hypnotic. >> so is the polka. that is hypnotic. >> yeah. >> news got you down, come on, let's polka. ♪ ♪ politics and foreign wars ♪ all the weather, all the scores ♪ ♪ that's world news polka ♪ business news from tokyo ♪ stuff we saw on koppel's show ♪ ♪ that's the world news polka ♪ it's late at night you're wide awake ♪ ♪ and you're not wearing pants
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now," oh, he said what? this morning on "world news now," oh, he said what? double takes and raised eyebrows around the world this morning after what president trump said about african countries and haiti, which is already taking action. the deadly flu outbreak. nearly every state is grappling with the severe flu season. the latest victim, a mother of two. some schools canceling classes, one state declaring a state of emergency. and new this half hour, the new developments in the sex scandal swirling around a popular governor. >> what the rising republican star is now saying about the bombshell report alleges an extramarital affair and his efforts to keep it quiet. now the new criminal investigation. and also ahead, we're breaking down the winners and losers of the biggest award show of the year. so huge and important, the
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winners in the top categories didn't show up. was it the blue carpet? we'll break it all down in "the skinny," it's friday, january 12th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> this honestly, like sometimes i kid, but for real, this is a huge award show, so this really was a big deal. >> kendis is so excited about this awards show. >> this was a big deal that people weren't there for the awards show. we'll break that down in "the skinny." a little later. as maggie joins us again on this friday morning. >> thanks for that. >> you were too upset. >> exactly. >> we will start with the outrage pouring in over president trump's use of some rather vulgar language. it happened while he was discussing an immigration deal that would include some protections for people from haiti and african countries. >> the president of haiti has called in the top u.s. diplomat for discussion about the president's comment. we do want to show you the new york daily news summing it up in their way.
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>> oh, gosh. >> the front page. >> it speaks for itself. i would say. >> no comment for that. that's amazing. >> enough said. no more words. here's mary bruce. >> reporter: after dizzying negotiations on capitol hill, lawmakers thought they had a plan to protect d.r.e.a.m.ers. >> deal or no deal? >> we have an agreement. >> reporter: lawmakers took that agreement to the president. but when they returned -- >> no deal yet. there's got to be one because we're running out of time. >> sounds like you have an agreement, and he's not on board? >> we have no agreement with the president. >> reporter: the reason the president isn't on board is shocking even some lawmakers. sources briefed on the meeting tell abc news when president trump learned the plan would restore protections for immigrants from haiti and several african countries, his response -- why are we having all these people from expletive countries come here? instead, trump suggested, the u.s. should bring in more people from countries like norway.
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the outrage swift in a tweet congressman elijah cummings called the president's statements unforgivable and demeaning to the office of the presidency. from senator cory booker, let me be clear, donald trump does not speak for america. it's a stunning setback to the d.r.e.a.m.er talks. earlier this week the president sat down with lawmakers and at times even seemed to agree with democrats. >> what about a clean daca bill now with a commitment that we go in to a comprehensive immigration reform procedure? >> i have no problem. i think that's basically what dick is saying. we're going to come up with daca, do daca, and then start immediately on the phase two which would be comprehensive. >> would you be agreeable to that? >> i would like to. >> 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 back here two years. you have to have security as the secretary would tell you. >> i think that's what she's saying. >> no. >> reporter: the president said he would sign whatever lawmakers could agree to, but he made
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clear he has one firm condition -- >> we need the wall. we have to have the wall for security purposes. >> reporter: there is a provision in the new agreement to deliver on some kind of a wall. in the form of beefed up border security. but that no longer seems to be the president's main objection. now in a statement the white house says president trump is fighting for permanent solutions that make our country stronger by welcoming those who can contribute to our society, grow our economy, and assimilate into our great nation. but what the white house is not saying, no denials that the president made these comments. mary bruce, abc news, capitol hill. and the president had been tweeting overnight, but didn't tweet about this particular controversy. in the meantime, he's not saying either if he's spoken with the leader of north korea. >> in an interview with "the wall street journal" he said i probably have a very good relationship with kim jong-un. publicly the president has called kim little rocket man as well as twisted and depraved.
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the president told the journal the recent talks between north and south korea could be an attempt to drive a wedge between the u.s. and the south koreans. >> here what he was tweeting overnight. the president confirming he has canceled a trip to london which was scheduled for next month. he was set to open the new u.s. embassy there, but the visit was sure to lead to large protests in london. the president said he canceled the trip because he didn't favor the real estate deal the u.s. made. he blamed it on the obama administration, but it was signed before obama actually took office. the frightening power of the california mudslides is raising the stakes for crews searching for the victims. take a look at this mangled hummer and honda found on a beach in montecito. hundreds of homes have been destroyed. the slides have left at least 17 people dead and more than 40 others are still unaccounted for. crews worry they're running out of time. here's marcy gonzalez. >> reporter: from above the
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incredible before and after. >> you see the area with this home and pool as we fade back to what's left there now. absolutely nothing. >> reporter: in the thick, muck swamped mess surrounding the nearly 600 homes and businesses damaged or destroyed by this week's mudslides in southern california, an urgent search. >> looking for human remains. >> reporter: hundreds of first responders and volunteers holding on to the lasts shreds of hope that the missing may be found. >> i've lived through fires and earthquakes, i've never seen anything like this, it's devastating. >> reporter: that devastating rush of fast-moving water, mud and boulders. >> oh, my god, mom. >> reporter: that tore through communities in santa barbara county early tuesday. >> wake dad up. >> reporter: killed at least 17 people. >> i know people already personally who have died. >> reporter: the youngest. >> kaylee benitez, 3 years old. >> reporter: also among the victims 12-year-old sawer with, her sister and rebecca riskn, a prominent realtor here.
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>> it's too horrific. >> reporter: her son returning to her mud pummeled home. >> i hope that she knows that i was giving everything i could to find her. >> reporter: as time starts running out for these teams to find others. marcy gonzalez, abc news, burbank, california. more than 120 million americans are in the path of a winter storm that will bring a mixed bag of weather through tomorrow. oklahoma felt the effects of a cold front which rolled in south of the city there. wind gusts were up to 50 miles an hour for thursday. now over the next few hours, colder air will rush into the midwest and cause temperatures to drop. friday morning areas of heavy rain will hit parts of the east coast. in the evening, heavy rain hits the i-95 corridor from philadelphia to new york. so it will be a perfect weekend to get away. just drive, i'd say around rush hour. just don't. in the meantime new video just in, heavy snowstorm in
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japan stranded more than 400 passengers on board a commuter train overnight. a 30 inch snowfall stopped the four-car train in its tracks. all four cars had electricity and heat, but only one bathroom. can you imagine? >> tough. >> long lines and then the toilet paper, oh -- >> disgusting. >> story over. >> the train, the train was overcrowded forcing many riders to stand the entire time. >> that's a terrible commute. >> yeah. awfull. all right, well, now this morning we're expecting an update from the government on the season's flu outbreak. alabama is the latest state to declare a state of emergency due to the flu. health officials across the country are reporting dozens of deaths. the latest victim, a mother of two outside boston. this season the flu appears to be hitting the young particularly hard. an entire school district in idaho has closed until monday after almost 40% of its students
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were out sick this week. kellogg district officials hope staff and students will stay home and get rest while cleaning staff gives a deep clean to all of the buildings. >> all right. interesting news here. walmart is raising wages and giving thousand dollar bonuses to some workers, the largest private employer says the changes are all due to tax reform. starting wages for u.s. workers are now $11 an hour. a $2 increase. although they mentioned that on the same day they mentioned this -- that they're closing 63 sam's club stores across the country. the move will likely mean that thousands of people will be out of jobs. some stores close on thursday abruptly but workers only found out when they showed up and found locks on the doors and at least 12 stores will become e-commerce distribution centers. >> we talked about the weather this week. it's been cold. often miserable. one family in western michigan where they built a giant snowman.
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>> we're talking 18 feet tall. it sits near grand rapids, and like any snowman, it can't stand the heat. >> warmer temperatures are taking their toll, but the gandy family says it took them three days to build their flake eye friend. that includes giving it a garbage can for a hat and oreo lunch boxes for eyes. >> now it's gone. >> oh. >> coming up -- >> such a good life. >> coming up here, the governor who is admitting to having an affair. how he's fighting to save his job. >> hit me baby one more time. that's right. we're talking brittney spears making an announcement about her popular vegas act. we have the details in "the skinny." we have the details in "the skinny." skinny." announcement about her popular vegas act.
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to stop recording. >> i've flown them a few times. they're strict. you know how you can kind of hide you're not wearing your seat belt, they will make sure and make sure your phone is definitely away. >> really? >> they're insanely strict? >> you're not surprised? >> no. there is a new development in the deepening sex scandal involving the governor of missouri. >> an investigation has been launched amid allegations that the rising republican star threatened a woman into silence during their extramarital affair. here's abc's david wright. >> reporter: missouri governor, eric greitens, a former navy s.e.a.l. and rising republican star, admits about the time he announced his run for office -- >> i am a very proud husband and father. >> reporter: he was cheating on his wife. that admission comes after audio was released of a woman describing a sexual encounter she says she had with the politician in 2015. in the audio, recorded secretly by her now-ex-husband, she claims greitens tied her up and
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blindfolded her. quote, i saw a flash through the blindfold and he said you're nef -- never going to mention my name, otherwise there will be pictures of me everywhere. governor greitens denies that insisting he never tried to blackmail her but the local prosecutor in st. louis is launching a formal investigation. calling the allegations serious. >> this election is all about -- >> reporter: greitens wife stands by her husband. we have a loving marriage and an awesome family. anything beyond that is between us and god. governor greitens insists any allegation of violence is completely false. it never happened. he says. meanwhile the woman on the audiotape isn't commenting. david wright, abc news, new york. >> thanks to david. when we come back the big winners from the biggest award show of the season. >> epic. the skinny is next. the skinny is next.
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>> yes. we have people in hollywood who are tuning in after the big awards show last night, the biggest one of the entire season. >> the oscars? >> no, we have bigger and large. >> emmys? >> no. >> golden globes. >> we had that a week ago. >> the kids choice awards. >> yes. >> the kids choice awards. wait, what? oh, the critics choice awards, sorry. host olivia munn took on mark wahlberg, that whole salary thing, and the men of the golden globes. >> but she also let loose and had fun with her guests. >> i don't rap. >> you do now. >> elizabeth! will you sign my bonnet? >> don't sign her bonnet. >>s this is to my mother. what's going on here? >> yeah. your mother is not really happy with that. thanks. i'll take it back. >> see olivia out there doing her thing. while at the award shows there
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were repeat win ers "big little lies" was one of the winners. >> some of the winners from the blue carpet as they had it. >> of course. >> the stars actually wore color as opposed to the golden globes that you saw this past sunday. jessica biel, justin timberlake wasn't there, by the way. >> this is described as a see-through black gown featuring red and white. >> you read the colors she's wearing. >> yeah. >> terrible review, kendis. >> this is one of the winners? this is what our producers think is one of the winners, right? >> right. anyone, anyone. she looks beautiful. >> looks like a painting. >> she could do no wrong in my mind. >> okay. >> let's move on to golden girl mary blige celebrating her birthday. happy birthday. she was wearing a strapless gown. i think she looks lovely, beautiful, glowing. >> in the netflix movie that's awesome. >> again, we're talking winners here, right.
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just double check. >> this is rupaul wearing a black tux with paisley embellishment. you do you, boo. >> he was a winner for best reality show host. he did technically win. >> now not everyone was loving emma roberts' hair. it's a severe bang. it's severe. what do you think, kendis? >> i like it. okay. >> all right. all right. >> elizabeth moss, looking good there. >> all right. we're going to move on from the greatest award show of the season to probably the greatest singer that has ever graced this earth. yes. tngut fd y spears, oops, she's doing it again. brittney spears fans, you're out there, i'm sitting next to one right now, guess what, she's staying in vegas, baby. we're thrilled. we're thrilled. as you may know the pop princess, she wrapped up her planet hollywood residency on new year's eve. but don't worry, what happens in
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vegas, it really does stay in vegas. >> so she signed a deal to perform at park theaters starting in 2019. it's the same place lady gaga will start her sin city run in december. >> cher, ricky martin and bruno mars have done shows there. she's in good company. >> this means we get more of brittney's at home in vegas videos. like her painting. right there. she's painting jessica biel's dress for the critics choice awards. >> beautiful. no word yet on -- >> this is in the middle of her -- >> what she will be doing until 2019. i'm sure she'll be entertained. i'm not making fun. i'm enthused about this. >> she's a good dancer. >> dr. oz proved he's more than a tv host. when he sprang into action on a flight from new york to vegas. >> a fellow passenger passed out, dr. oz said he wasn't sure if the man was having a heart attack but made him lay down and turn on his side until his blood pressure medication was
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♪ from the devastating floods and mudslides in california to the meeting between north and south korea. >> it's been a busy week. here's your friday rewind. >> after the wildfires, now staggering amounts of rain triggering deadly mudslides in california. >> firefighters are telling us that foundation right there had a house on it. that house is now over there smashed up against those trees. >> the only words i can describe what it looked like, it looked like a world war i battlefield. >> breaking overnight the first high stakes meeting between north and south korea in two years. the north koreans have agreed to take part in the winter olympics next month.
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>> the south koreans have promised the u.s. they will not soften their position on banning nuclear weapons or lifting sanctions. >> a judge blocks president trump's plan to roll back protections for d.r.e.a.m.ers after the unprecedented meeting. the president with leaders from both parties on live tv trying to negotiate an immigration deal. >> is there any agreement without the wall? >> no. >> oprah rocked the golden globes with an acceptance speech so bold sparking rumors of a presidential run. >> i want all the girls watching here now to know that a new day is on the horizon! when nobody ever has to say me too again. >> you never said to jeff, let's do this? >> no. >> and you were never part of the plan. >> no. i did, however, overhear them talking about stuff where maybe we should take somebody out so
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we can make sure she gets on the team. and i remember telling them, i go what the hell are you talking about? i can skate. >> sweet victory. alabama crimson tide, rolling over georgia in an overtime thriller. >> fires to the end zone, touchdown! alabama wins! >> this is great win for our players. i've never been happier in my life. >> a man finds out black ice can be painful. >> he's heading to work. a normal day. and then ends up slipping and sliding. >> doing so well. he can make it. >> no! >> case of the mondays. >> yeah. >> black ice man does not win this week. he is done. >> what a week for oprah. i mean you had the highs and quite the lows where, of course, she got the legendary honor there at the golden globes, and then she watched there all of the mud come through her back yard. >> the scenes from her house are really incredible. >> so many of her neighbors get impacted.
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making news in america this morning, controversial comment. president trump's vulgar slur about immigrants from haiti and africa. >> this remark by the president of the united states smacks of blatant racism. >> new fallout from the remark and what the white house is saying this morning. searching for survivors following those massive mudslides in southern california. new images of the damage as authorities increase the number of missing. and the storm that caused it all marching east bringing snow, rain and strong winds. deadly flu season. cases surging across the country. >> i really don't want my kids to get the flu. >> a public health emergency. what doctors say if you haven't gotten the flu shot yet. the first guest, david letterman'

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