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making news in america this thursday morning, breaking overnight, a police officer shot and killed. new video of the scene and a standoff with the suspect. powerful storms across the south spawned several tornadoes overnight damaging homes and buildings. winds were powerful enough to topple an 18-wheeler. we're tracking the storm's latest path. victory tour. president-elect donald trump hitting the road as he takes credit for saving jobs, plus the cabinet position that could be filled by sarah palin. and it's a sweet breakthrough, a major candymaker says a new chocolate formula has nearly half the sugar. good thursday morning, everyone. we are following a number of breaking news stories.
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down in the line of duty. >> it happened in tacoma, washington, just hours ago when the officer responded to a domestic violence call. he was shot several times and died later at the hospital. this was the solemn scene as his body was taken away. >> the suspect was believed to be barricaded inside the house overnight. the neighborhood on lockdown. 133 law enforcement officers have died in the line of duty so far this year. that is more than all of last year. also breaking overnight, protesters hit the streets of charlotte, north carolina, angry that prosecutors will not charge a police officer in the deadly shooting of keith scott. the demonstrators say they don't believe scott was armed when the officer shot and killed him in september. but the district attorney says scott had a gun in his hand and a holster on his ankle and released a video from earlier that day showing him with an apparent bulge around that same ankle. this is him at that convenience store earlier in the day. and the breaking news from the bay area, the fourth and final inmate who escaped from jail last week was taken into custody overnight. rogelio chavez was captured at a
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chavez and three others escaped from the santa clara county jail after cutting their way out of a cell. now to the deadly storms racing across the south. the radar shows the system that spawned several tornadoes over the past 24 hours. the storms are being blamed for at least five deaths in alabama and tennessee. overnight the storms moved east taking aim at the carolinas. this morning damage assessments under way in the storm-battered southeast. in charlotte, north carolina, the winds were powerful enough to flip this 18-wheeler. in greensville, south carolina, a tree slammed into this home landing on a child's bedroom. his mother says she told him to get out of that room just seconds before the tree came down. >> i just screamed at brandon, get downstairs. the wind is really bad, and he came downstairs, and we all huddled in the downstairs bathroom. [ sirens ] >> reporter: the overnight storms come after tornado sirens blared in atlanta with at least
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near that city. >> i 'venever experienced anything like this. i'm kind of still in shock, and it's like, wow, it just was so close. >> reporter: you can see trees piled on parked cars and this large chunk of metal is part of the roof of a recycling center. it wrapped around a pole a quarter of a mile ago. >> the sound was very, very loud, and it hits on that driveway there. >> reporter: at this children's learning center, workers say an employee was walking from her car to the building when the storm hit. >> she had an umbrella in her hand. the umbrella just flew right out of her hand, all the leaves right up in here. it was just everywhere. the door, the floor just flew open and just started shaking. >> those storms are having a mixed effect on the wildfires in tennessee. the rain helped put some of the flames out, but the wind sparked new fires. the death toll in those wildfires increased yesterday to seven when three more bodies were found. meanwhile, president obama has reached out to tennessee's governor to offer his condolences and federal assistance. and president-elect donald trump is taking a victory lap in indiana today. this is after making good on a campaign promise to save
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>> trump is also vowing to step away from his massive business empire to give the country, he says, his undivided attention. abc's janai norman has the latest from washington. janai, good morning. >> reporter: hey, kendis and diane. good morning. so, the first leg of that thank you tour ends later today in the crucial battleground state of ohio, but first donald trump and vice president-elect mike pence will head to indianapolis to talk about keeping jobs in the u.s. a done deal by the billion dollar businessman turned president-elect. >> this is a victory for us little people. >> reporter: today donald trump will head to indianapolis to talk about the deal to keep a thousand jobs and a carrier manufacturing plant from moving to mexico. >> to move production from our facility in indianapolis to monterey, mexico. >> reporter: the company announced the plans earlier this year with reports showing cheaper labor in mexico. details of the negotiations to be discussed behind closed
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but what the president-elect has made public, plans to leave his own business to fully focus on running the country. this as questions remain over who he'll pick for secretary of state, trump seemed hinting at four finalists. senator bob corker, former cia director david petraeus, former new york city mayor, rudy giuliani, and former rival turned cabinet candidate mitt romney. at the same time abc news has learned sarah palin, former governor and vp candidate, is under consideration for secretary of veterans affairs. nearly all with ties to washington. >> drain the swamp. >> reporter: after promising on the campaign trail to drain the swamp of washington, some now questioning whether trump is diving right in. and senators bernie sanders and elizabeth warren released a joint statement saying trump campaigned promising to change washington by taking on wall
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secretary, steve mnuchin, who spent 17 years working for goldman sachs is just another wall street insider and hypocrisy at its worst. kendis and diane. >> all right, janai. many standing by now to learn more details about that carrier deal and keeping an eye out for more cabinet positions. janai norman live in d.c. for us. thanks, janai. house minority leader nancy pelosi managed to hold on to her job, this despite deeply disappointing election results. pelosi was re-elected by two-thirds of the vote. her challenger ohio congressman tim ryan argued that younger voters would provide fresh ideas for success. now, 76-year-old pelosi has led house democrats since 2002. she insists that democrats will rebound. despite some rain and extra tight security, holiday revelers still swarmed into midtown manhattan for the annual tree lighting ceremony. >> all: three, two, one. >> thousands gathered in rockefeller center to watch as
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lights on it. once the holidays are over, the tree will be milled into lumber and donated to habitat for humanity. well, still ahead, how lack of sleep is costing this country billions of dollars. and the deadly plane crash in colombia. hear what the pilot said moments before it went down and see new video showing the soccer team boarding that flight. plus, the woman who vanished and appeared weeks later dumped on the side of the road. her husband is talking about the
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this house in upstate new york was leveled in what's believed to be a gas explosion. a woman and her dog did manage to get out alive. authorities say it was likely a methane gas leak since work was being done on the septic tank.
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the plane crash that killed nearly an entire soccer team have reached a new finding, that the plane did not have enough fuel on reserve. now, the plane went down on monday night in colombia killing 71 people. authorities say there was no fuel found at the crash scene and according to audio from the final moments, the pilot repeatedly told air traffic controllers that he had run out of fuel. a new video this morning shows the team boarding the airc flight. remarkably three players, two crew members and a reporter survived. california national guardsmen who wrongly got re-enlistment bonuses may not have to repay them after all. the house and senate have reached an agreement to end the pentagon repayment efforts. lawmakers were outraged over the pentagon decision to force those members to return the money issued in error even though they were not at fault. netflix is no longer just a streaming service, members can now download movies to their devices so they can watch them offline and it won't cost anything extra. only some titles are available
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more will be added in the future. the new feature will be included on all plans. a new study finds lack of sleep is affecting more than our health. the research says not getting enough sleep is costing the united states more than $400 billion in lost productivity. scientists found people who slept less than six hours a night had a 13% increase of early death and lost around six days worth of work productivity every year. most of you probably don't know who jim delligatti was but you've probably tasted his work. >> the pennsylvania native invented the big mac. delligatti died monday in pittsburgh. he came up with the idea for the big mac back in 1967. the next year mcdonald's took it nationwide. his son says delligatti ate at least one every week for decades. jim delligatti, by the way, was 98 years old. >> so that's the key to long life. >> there you go. a big mac every week. when we come back, a sweet
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nestle. hear what it's doing to candy. and a new report just in about changes coming to chewing tobacco that is used in major league baseball. baseball. there are some people you should give underwear to this holiday. and there are some people you shouldn't . people you should. shouldn't. janice! should. shouldn't. yes. should. no way. should. no. definitely not. ha ha, nay. you shouldn't give underwear to everybody. but for those you do, give them fruit of the loom. just press "clean" and let roomba from irobot help with your everyday messes. roomba navigates your entire home. cleaning up pet hair and debris for up to 2 hours. which means your floors are always clean. you and roomba, from irobot.
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and a big blockage has been removed from a florida storm drain and by big, i mean a 9 1/2-foot manatee. authorities in jacksonville ar there or how it got there for that matter. after being freed, the manatee was taken to seaworld in orlando for evaluation. other than a few scratches, it's okay apparently. if you're about to head out right now, most of you will find smooth sailing on your morning commute. the only potential trouble spots we're looking at, lingering snow showers in idaho, montana and wyoming and some rain around the great lakes and upper midwest. the husband of the california mother who vanished while jogging is telling
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weeks. her husband is now speaking out about the details of her ordeal. >> talking about keith papini who was reunited with his wife sherri after she was dropped off near a northern california freeway on thanksgiving day. she was emaciated and badly beaten. in an abc news exclusive with "20/20," he describes the gripping details of her release. >> she was bound. she had a metal -- sorry, a that is correct, a bag over her head, that is correct. her left hand was in the vehicle chained to something. >> to make sure she didn't jump out of the car. >> yeah, she was always -- she was chained any time she was in a vehicle. >> police are looking for two armed female suspects driving a dark suv. we're going to have more of that exclusive interview with keith papini on a special edition of abc news "20/20" tomorrow at 10:00 p.m. eastern time. and we're learning this morning that kanye west is out of the hospital.
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medical center after more than a week of treatment for a mental breakdown. tmz is reporting that west is now recovering at home with wife kim kardashian and their children. west's hospitalization follows a series of public on stage rants. he also canceled the rest of his concert tour. you may call this a breakthrough. food giant nestle claims it's found a way to make chocolate healthier. the maker of crunch and baby ruth says it has a process to cut the amount of sugar in chocolate by nearly half. they do it by altering the st the company plans to start using the process in 2018 and gradually reduce the amount of sugar entirely. >> more candy bars, less broccoli? >> yes, so that means you have two years to get in there. you may recall pharmaceutical executive martin shkreli see on the left universally slamming after raising the price of a life-saving drug drug up to $750 for one dose. well, now some australian high
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outraged by the 5,000% price hick say they've created the drug in their lab. their cost, a much more reasonable $2 a dose. amazing. a major change could be coming to major league baseball. the mlb and the players union have agreed to ban the use of smokeless tobacco for new players. the ban would not apply to any player who already has at least one day of major league service. players have been under increasing pressure to give up that unhealthy habit, as you can imagine. three major league cities, boston, san francisco and l.a., have already banned the use of smokeless tobacco in public facilities. time now for some sports including an nba player getting his fourth triple-double in a row. >> let's go to the highlights now at espn. >> good morning, america. he's stan. i'm neil. alyssa is running the prompter but we don't use a prompter for this. >> we just talk basketball. and russell westbrook, westbrook
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triple-double. >> no, he's not. >> yes, he is. >> really. >> through 20 games so far this season. hit that shot and sent it to overtime and then in overtime, jeremy grant missed a free throw. westbrook gets the rebound and scores. he's in there with guys much taller than he is. >> plays like a man possessed. >> thunder up three and 14 in overtime. hit 35 for the game, 14 rebounds, 11 assists, ninth triple-double of the season. thunder by 11. >> oscar robertson, your thoughts. the knicks and timberw heck of a game. up in minnesota, kristaps porzingis loses it. karl anthony -- >> whoa! >> angry young man, he had 47. porzingis, jayzingis, not a bad nickname for him. >> you don't want to do that in new york. >> i read it online. no good? >> there's only one jay in new york.
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anthony, game winner. i just lost my new york privileges. i'm never saying jayzingis again. >> back to you. >> all right, fella, thank you. up next in "the pulse," cruel and unusual. a police department's dui punishment involving nickelback. and a beaver caught browsing the holiday aisle. stay with us. i have asthma... of many pieces in my life. so when my asthma symptoms kept coming back i talked to my doctor and found a missing piece in my asthma treatment with breo. once-daily breo prevents asthma symptoms. breo is for adults with asthma not well controlled on a long-term asthma control medicine, like an inhaled corticosteroid. breo won't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden breathing problems. breo opens up airways to help improve breathing for a full 24 hours. breo contains a type of medicine that increases the risk of death from asthma problems and may increase the risk of hospitalization in children and adolescents.
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canada are threatening to make people listen to the album "silver side up" in the back of a squad car if arrested. >> tongue in cheek threat we're sure. we hope. and for those who are not familiar with the canadian band their song "photograph" is considered to be among music's worst by some and they're pretty much universally hated by people. they get a lot of shade for no reason. >> haters gonna hate. now to the results of a big investigative j at abc news. the real story behind mcdonald's chicken nuggets. >> brian ross unit would have taken this up if they didn't have real stories to cover but it turns out the shapes of those nuggets are not random. video released by mcdonald's in canada shows a fast food goodies have four specific shapes, each with their own name. >> they're called the ball, the boot, the bell, and the bone or the bow tie. that one has two names. the reason behind the shapes is
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dipability for the special sauces. >> which one is your favorite. >> dipability. >> the boot looks cool. >> i think i have to taste them all. santa claus drops in every year. well, now we have the opportunity to drop in on him sort of. >> how are you doing. >> his home has been listed on zillow for all to see built in the 1800s. the three bedroom house has an inciting living room with a wood burning fireplace of course and lots of modern day thanks to a recent remodel. >> a toy workshop and reindeer stables sit on the 25-acre property. the home is valued at just under $657,000 but, of course, it's not on the market and the neighbors, the elves throw some mean parties so it can get loud in the neighborhood. >> good to know. and leave it to beaver or a beaver to realize that it's never too early to shop for the holidays. >> check out these images coming
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checking our top stories, a police officer in tacoma, washington, has been killed in the line of duty while responding to a domestic violence call. the suspected gunman spent the night barricaded inside a house. protesters hit the streets of charlotte last night demanding justice for keith scott who was shot and killed by police in september. prosecutors now say the officer will not face criminal charges. five deaths are being blamed on tornadoes that ripped through the south. three people were killed in northeast alabama. a husband and wife also died in southwest tennessee. taking a look at today's weather, heavy rains clear out of the south giving way to a sunny day. the snow finally stops in the dakotas. as much as two feet has fallen in some areas there. rochester, minnesota, cold day there, 36 is the high. so, dr. oz is embroiled in a legal battle over comments he made on his tv show. >> the popular talk show host is
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millions of americans may be fake. let's get more now from abc's mara schiavocampo. >> reporter: an olive oil trade association suing dr. oz over this comment. >> a shocking 80%, 80% of the extra virgin olive oil that you buy every day in your supermarket isn't the real deal. >> reporter: telling his millions of viewers during an episode in may their olive oil might be fake. in a suit filed this week, the north american olive oil association saying the famous tv doctor willfully and maliciously disseminated false information about olive oil. "the dr. oz show" tells abc news they will aggressively defend the story, which was covered by numerous other reputable news organizations, adding that the statute the lawsuit is based on is discredited and constitutionally questionable. mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. and the woman you're about to meet probably doesn't need any health advice from anyone
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years old and is still going strong. >> talking about lil hanson who marked the day by teaching her usual weekly yoga class saying she has no intention of slowing down. >> i don't feel any different. i'm just a little more careful than i was years ago. but i don't feel old. i don't think about it. i just keep going. >> yes, she does. her students are young enough to be her children. they're all in their 70s and 80s. >> young'uns and lil not only teaches yoga, she is the president of her local bridge team. >> she can outdo us on yoga. that's the news this morning. >> stay with us for "good
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abc15 breaking news. >> reports of explosions as flames set off ammunition in the east valley. this shows you where off main street and really the red mountain freeway there. jason valentine is on the scene. >> reporter: we've been talking to a neighbor he says he saw the first cop car screaming in here woke up came out and saw all this area on fire. said it was incredibly hot. that trailer is still on fire and it's completely gutted out


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