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making news in america this morning, thanksgiving triple threat. snow, rain and ice, two systems moving across the country as millions hit the road for the holiday. we're tracking it all. president-elect donald trump names two women to his cabinet and hear his new thanksgiving message as hillary clinton's million. a suspect jumps out of a trunk when a police officer approaches the vehicle. the struggle with what appears to be a gun in the suspect's hand. the dramatic conclusion. the thanksgiving day macy's parade is just hours away. we'll check out the balloon, the preparations and the security as the parade route passes just a block from the president-elect's
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and we do say good thursday morning, everyone. happy thanksgiving. >> it could get tricky for those trying to trek to their destinations. a weather system in the midwest is bringing rain and snow that will move east later and bring some winter weather into the appalachians, new york and new england. there's also a storm in the northwest with heavy rain and strong wind as long the coast from portland to seattle. there could also be as much as a foot of snow in the cascades. further south in los angeles the holiday into the evening hours with traffic backed up both to and from l.a.x. it's expected to be the third busiest airport this holiday weekend and would be a miracle if those people make their flights on time. here's how it will affect the holiday festivities. good morning and happy thanksgiving to cam. >> good morning, diane and kendis. we're seeing lots of green in the midsection of our country which means go so things are looking good here, however, some problem spots in the pacific
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northeast. we have a storm system that will bring us snow across new england. further south in the mid-atlantic it will be rain. as for that big black friday shopping forecast, the nation's midsection looking very nice once again. the northeast and northwest where we could see wet spots. diane and kendis, back to you. >> cam tran, that accuweather, thank you. donald trump is spending the holiday in palm beach, florida, as his cabinet is gradually taking shape. >> n offer. betsy devos was tapped for education secretary and trump is expected to appoint wilbur ross to lead the commerce department. >> the president-elect is calling for a restoration and healing. stephanie ramos has the latest for us from washington. stephanie, good morning, happy thanksgiving. >> reporter: happy thanksgiving to you, as well. president-elect donald trump is on vacation but rolling out some
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cabinet. diversifying it with his latest nominees, two women. this morning, president-elect donald trump and his family are hunkered down at the luxury mar-a-lago resort in florida. on wednesday he released this thanksgiving message on social media. >> it's my prayer that on this thanksgiving we begin to heal our divisions and move forward as one country. >> reporter: while white men dominated his early staff picks, trump's now nominated two women to join his cabinet. south carolina governor ambassador to the united nations and charter school advocate betsy devos to lead the department of education. both women are strong republican leaders but also the president-elect's first female appointments. neither were supporters of mr. trump on the campaign trail. >> donald trump is everything we hear and teach our kids not to do in kindergarten. >> reporter: haley, the youngest governor at 44 in the country feels differently now. >> while i won't pretend to have
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for him and i was absolutely thrilled to see him win. >> reporter: haley is the daughter of indian immigrants so she's the first minority selection but has very little diplomatic experience. devos, who is pro-common core was a delegate for ohio governor john kasich but now on board with the trump team. to the lead the commerce department mr. trump is expected to name 78-year-old billionaire investor wilbur ross who may be one o cabinet and dr. ben carson, he isn't out of the running just yet and says an announcement is coming as his role possibly as head of housing and urban development. rudy giuliani, david petraeus and mitt romney all vying for secretary of state still. kendis and diane, back over to you. >> that announcement expected shortly after the thanksgiving break.
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electoral college clinton now has 2 million more popular votes than donald trump. a lot of her lead was generated by california where votes are still being counted. former green party presidential candidate jill stein has raised enough money to pay for recounts in the battleground states of wisconsin, michigan and pennsylvania. back to new york state where security is being beefed up here in the city as tradition takes place near the president-elect's home. the macy's thanksgiving day parade moves upper west side passing one avenue away from trump tower. in addition to extra patrols sanitation trucks will line the route to garth against a repeat of the truck attack in france. those giant balloons came to life thanks to the efforts of the inflation crews. always a cool thing in new york city. they work late into the evening as plenty of spectators gathered to watch. among this year's new balloons,
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>> almost as fun watching them inflate the balloons as the parade itself. >> as a kid that was the highlight going to see that. >> good stuff. americans will enjoy plenty of turkey but tater and toth will not be on the table for meal time. >> thanks to president obama clearly having a good time during his eighth and final presidential turkey pardon, abc's janai norman has all the highlights. >> reporter: president obama letting the bad puns fly. >> but thi i any room for leftovers. >> reporter: even in the absence of first daughters sasha and malia the annual turkey pardon was stuffed full of dad jokes. >> i've established another tradition. embarrassing my daughters with a corny-copia of bad dad jokes. no way i'm cutting this habit cold turkry. >> reporter: the president joined in the rose garden this
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aaron saying his daughters had a scheduling conflict or something. >> actually they just couldn't take my jokes anymore. they were fed up. >> reporter: over the last eight years the tradition has been a lighthearted start to the holiday season. the president making the turkey pardon into more of a showcase of his punny dad jokes. >> time flies even if turkeys don't. >> reporter: this year the two lucky turkeys spared from the dinner table, turkey, we're working on getting him a pair of aviator glasses. >> reporter: president obama poking fun at vice president joe biden and giving a nod to those turkeys that didn't make the cut. >> who didn't get to ride the gravy train to freedom and proved that they weren't chicken. >> reporter: turning almost somber, the president giving a good-bye of sorts reflecting over his presidency and thanking the american people before getting back to the puns.
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people in a fowl mood. >> reporter: and the pardons. >> all right, congratulations. hey. >> reporter: janai norman, abc news, new york. >> now we know why sasha and malia didn't show up. they must have seen the script. still ahead, no winner in last night's powerball so the jackpot is now approaching $500 million. black friday is less than 24 hours away so here are the new tricks retailers are pulling o attention and, of course, your money. and an attempted ambush on a
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the storm system moves towards central america. the system is a hurricane again. otto expected to make landfall in nicaragua or costa rica or perhaps both but definitely later today. the dow jones and s&p hit another record high on wall street yesterday continuing a post-election trend. the dow rose just over 59 points, but mortgage rates also have risen sharply since the election worrying homebuyer. the 30-year rate is at the highest in more than a ar gets under way and retailers are trying a little bit of everything to lure customers into spending. some offering special pro-motions like starting cyber monday on friday. abc's rebecca jarvis has a guide to some of the best deals. >> reporter: more than 137 million americans are expected to shop this weekend on the hunt for the best deals of the season. like this 40-inch l.e.d. tv on sale at walmart for $125 and at
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off for 449. some retailers are testing out some new tricks. >> a lot are competing on price but also competing on toy exclusivity, offering toys you can only get online. >> reporter: others trying this on, staying closed for thanksgiving. >> the cost benefit isn't worth it so might as well just shut down then re-open the next day. >> reporter: rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. a ticket in last night's powerball drawing, so the jackpot is now at least $403 million. >> so while that soups like a lot of money it's nowhere near the record which was more than a billion and a half dollars. that jackpot split between three winners. the next is saturday night. >> i will not scoff at 400 million if anyone wants to hand that over. >> exactly. when we come back, sparks shoot from a man's pants after
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pocket. and a high-speed chase with a suspect trying to escape in the river. so how did this end? ? happy holidays from crayola. so when do i start? um, shouldn't it be "spokes-crayon?" can somebody turn on the a/c? i'm melting here. ?air marker spraayer!!!? chemistry, baby! i'm okay. the holidays just got more surprising. you can find these great gifts and more in the crayola aisle. aaaaaah! each sold separately. people say, let's or something.ndwich "or something"? you don't just graduate from medical school, "or something." and we don't just pull smoked chicken, bake fresh foccacia and hand-slice avocado.
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stunning sight in southern california. workers removing a massive boulder. they watched in amazement as it crashed onto the road breaking least two days in january because an 18-foot boulder blocked the mountain road. >> drivers in northern california and up into washington will have to deal with wet roads this morning. there's still snow on some roads in the upper midwest as well but they'll be getting icy in new england today with wet roads further south. if you're flying airport delays are possible in minneapolis and detroit. also in detroit, an investigation is under way after
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carbon monoxide poisoning. >> a relative described the bodies after they had not been heard from in some time. there was no answer at the store so the relative kicked in the door and that's what they found. the campus police officer shot in the head while on duty in detroit has died. the wayne state university officer colin rose had been on life support. rose was patrolling an area a few blocks from the campus when he was attacked. a suspect deangelo being questioned in connection with the murder. check out this dash cam video from louisstone, idaho. a police officer suspects a fugitive is hiding in the trunk of that car right there when he taps on the lid and, voila, the wanted man hops out with what appears to be a gun in his hand. it turned out to be a replica but still the pair fell to the ground during a struggle. backup finally arrived aand they were able to handcuff the suspect who was wanted on drug charges. a sixth child has died in
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8-year-old ki on tay wilson passed away last night two days after the accident. the crash happened on a road not part of driver johnthony walker's normal route. they are trying to figure out why he was even on that road. toxicology reports did not reveal any drugs or alcohol in walker's system. and this frightening scene took place inside a wine tore at new york's grand central terminal. the man working behind the counter, watch what happens to him. ths in his pocket. a colleague that also works at the store said he thought he had a pocket full of fireworks in his pants. the victim suffered multiple burns and will require surgery. >> wow. some advice if you're involved in a high-speed chase, avoid dead end streets. >> a good one. >> driver of this white van probably wishes someone had told him that. speeding to the streets of perth, australia, dead end street but the driver doesn't stop there.
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but you can see that officer right behind him swimming almost fast enough to rival michael phelps it seems. he did manage to catch the driver and arrest him. they had backup on the other side of the river as well so not too many escape routes. >> both swimming at a fairly good clip. >> display of athleticism. >> one was doing the butterfly and the other freestyle. three games on your menu. minnesota against detroit begins at 12:30 eastern time? espn. good morning, and happy thanksgiving. unfortunately, the nick folk story is not available. we do have sports that happened on wednesday night. >> not quite as entertaining. kevin love, that would be the cavs and blazers in cleveland. kevin love had pretty much a stellar first quarter. ate all the food. all the buckets. >> love again. >> eight three-pointers.
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points in the first quarter than the entire blazers team did combined. 34 points for love. >> is that a record? >> 40 for the game. a record for the first quarter, indeed. cavs won, as well. how about the lakers and the warriors. trying to avenge that loss last time they played moving it around. curry, you know, that kid, don't call him stephon. you won't get a shoe deal with him. kevin durant, he plays for them now. fourth quarter, just gets so silly, ian clark lost the ball. then what happened? that wasn't silly. shot it and made a basket. >> hey, go eat lots and lots of turkey, just don't put your frozen turkey in the hot oil if you're going to fry it.
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>> good advice. up next in "the pulse," sorry to spoil the fun but we are about to consume a lot of calories. wait until you hear just how many. combining two great holidays, the gravy flavored candy canes. thinking, just by looking in my eyes. but what they didn't know was that i had dry, itchy eyes. i used artificial tears from the moment i woke up... ...to the moment i went to bed. so i finally decided to show my eyes some love,... eyelove means having a chat with your eye doctor about your dry eyes because if you're using artificial tears often and still have symptoms, it could be chronic dry eye. it's all about eyelove, my friends.
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trintellix did not have significant impact on weight. ask your healthcare professional if trintellix could make a difference for you. ? "pulse." we'll talk turkey, trimmings and all those calories. >> yum. typical thanksgiving dinner will run you about 3,000 calories. add another 1500 on top for drink, appetizers and, of course, dessert. here's the good news, nutrition ifs say it's not the end of the world if you overindulge as long as you don't turn that into a four or five-day binge but for those who want to completely
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thanksgiving sandwich. turkey, the cranberry sauce, gravy all in one big thing so if you want to keep eating after thanksgiving you can. well, a doughnut shop in providence, rhode island has added a new twist. the friendsgiving doughnut. >> okay, so get ready. it's a brioche with cranberry glaze, fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, this delicious concoction is something to really give thanks for, i'd say. nothing says america more definitely, yes. so many of us are looking forward to topping our thanksgiving turkey with a tasty helping of gravy. doesn't have to stop there at your plate. >> you can get your fill in the form of a holiday treat. introducing gravy flavored candy canes. that's right, folks. it's a candy cane that tastes just like gravy. >> if you don't want to get on the gravy train, they also come
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wow. >> bacon flavored candy canes. >> i might try the wasabi. after the turkey, the christmas countdown is on, of course, just 30 days until christmas and a lot of people will be getting their trees this weekend. growers say the crop is good this year. >> good to know. most of the older evergreens for sale weather the drought but that may not be the case in a few years because the drought destroyed the young trees just planted so buy them up this year and merry christmas, happy new year. >> more news after >> is that the holiday we're celebrating.
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our top stories, donald trump expected to name fellow billionaire wilbur ross as commerce secretary. it follows his first women appointee, south carolina governor nikki haley for u.n. ambassador and betsy devos to lead the education department. hillary clinton has opened up a bigger lead in the popular vote despite her electoral defeat she now has 2 million more popular votes than donald trump and those votes are crews in new york city spent the overnight hours inflating gain balloon characters for macy's's annual thanksgiving day parade. more than 3 million people are expected to line up along the parade route. looking at today's weather, there will be some snow in new england, showers in the mid-atlantic state, upper midwest will see light snow and heavy rain in the northwest. and finally, on this thanksgiving morning there are plenty of ways to get your turkey ready for the table.
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just bake it in the oven but you can smoke it or if you are looking to put some adventure into your thanksgiving experience, and some risk, you can go for the deep fryer. >> reporter: it's the moment your butterball turns into a fireball. in watch your feet. >> reporter: truly the stuff of thanksgiving legend and disaster. deep fried turkey. getting the bird in the oil always an adventure. whether it's flown in by drone or dropped with unfortunate consequences. >> drop and run, dude, drop and run. >> reporter: bill weir once showed it off. >> while the oil is getting up to 350 degrees, remind all pets and kids they're not allowed anywhere near the frying apparatus, just to be sure i usually tie my child to a tree. >> reporter: he's kidding, of course, but this is serious stuff. >> we treat about 50 patients per year with grease burns, most of them are related to cooking and so we really want to make sure that people understand
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>> cooking oil when it's heated enough is just as flammable as gasoline. nearly any spark will ignite it. >> reporter: you should only deep fry your turkey outdoors and only on a surface that won't burn like brick or concrete. wooden outdoor decks are a no-no. when it comes to cooking we asked butterball's talk line expert marriage klindera for her best tip. >> preheatle oil which takes a little time and make sure your turkey is thoroughly dry, crystals and then lower it slowly into the hot oil. it's a real quick way to cook your turkey, 3 half to 4 minutes a pound and check the temperature when it reaches 175, it's done. and delicious. >> of course, make sure to measure the oil and take into account the turkey itself so when you put the turkey in you don't get oil all over the place. >> it will all make for a great
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making news in america this morning, thanksgiving triple threat. snow, rain and ice, two systems moving across the country as millions hit the road for the holiday. we're tracking it all. president-elect donald trump names two women to his cabinet and hear his new thanksgiving message as hillaryli a suspect jumps out of a trunk when a police officer approaches the vehicle. the struggle with what appears to be a gun in the suspect's hand. the dramatic conclusion. and the thanksgiving day macy's parade is just hours away. we'll check out the balloons, the preparations and the security as the parade route
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and we do say good thursday morning, everyone. and happy thanksgiving. >> it could get a little tricky for those trying to trek to their holiday destiny nations in some parts of the country. a weather system in the midwest is bringing rain and snow that will move east later and bring some winter weather into the appalachians, new york and new england. >> there's also a storm in the northwest with heavy rain and strong winds along the coast from portland to seattle. there could also be as much as a foot of snow in the cascades. further south in los angeles the li into the evening hours with traffic backed up both to and from l.a.x. it's expected to be the third busiest airport this holiday weekend and would be a miracle if those people make their flights on time. here's how the weather will impact today's holiday festivities. good morning and happy thanksgiving to cam. >> good morning, diane and kendis. we're seeing lots of green in the midsection of our country which means go so things are looking good here, however, some
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to a cold front moving through in the northeast. we have a storm system that will bring us snow across new england. further south in the mid-atlantic it will be rain. as for that big black friday shopping forecast, the nation's midsection looking very nice once again. it's the northeast and the northwest where we could see some wet spots. diane and kendis, back to you. >> all right. cam tran from accuweather, thank you. donald trump is spending the holiday in palm beach, florida, as his cabinet is gradually taking shape with its first signs of diversity. >> south carolina governor nikki haley has accepted h offer to be the next u.n. ambassador. top gop donor betsy devos was also tapped for education secretary and trump is expected to appoint billionaire investor wilbur ross to lead the commerce department. >> this thanksgiving the president-elect is calling for restoration and healing. abc's stephanie ramos has the latest for us from washington. stephanie, good morning, happy thanksgiving. >> reporter: kendis and diane, happy thanksgiving to you, as well. president-elect donald trump is on vacation but rolling out some
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cabinet diversifying it a little bit with his latest nominees, two women. this morning, president-elect donald trump and his family are hunkered down at the luxury mar-a-lago resort in florida. on wednesday he released this thanksgiving message on social media. >> it's my prayer that on this thanksgiving we begin to heal our divisions and move forward as one country. >> reporter: while white men dominated his early staff picks, trump's now nominated two women to join his cabinet, ambassador to the united nations and charter school advocate betsy devos to lead the department of education. both women are strong republican leaders but also the president-elect's first female appointments. neither were supporters of mr. trump on the campaign trail. >> donald trump is everything we teach our kids not to do in kindergarten. >> reporter: haley, the youngest governor in the country at 44
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biggest cheerleader, i did vote for him, and i was absolutely thrilled to see him win. >> reporter: haley is the daughter of indian immigrants so she's the first minority selection but has very little diplomatic experience. devos, who is pro-common core, was a delegate for ohio governor john kasich but is now on board with the trump team. to the lead the commerce department mr. trump is expected to name 78-year-old billionaire investor wilbur ross who may be on t cabinet and dr. ben carson, he isn't out of the running just yet. he says an announcement is coming on his role possibly as head of housing and urban development. some other big names being tossed around, rudy giuliani, david petraeus mitt romney, they're all still vying for the top diplomat stop, secretary of state. kendis and diane, back over to you. >> yeah, that announcement expected shortly after the thanksgiving break. stephanie ramos, thank you.
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and her growing lead in the popular vote, after losing the electoral college, clinton now has 2 million more popular votes than donald trump. now, a lot of her lead was generated by california where votes are still being counted. former green party presidential candidate jill stein has now raised enough money to pay for recounts in the battleground states of wisconsin, michigan and pennsylvania. and back to new york state where security is being beefed up here in the city as a thanksgiving tradition takes place near the president-elect's home. the macy's thanksgiving day de upper west side passing one avenue away from trump tower. now, in addition to extra patrols, sand-filled sanitation trucks will line the route to guard against a repeat of this summer's truck attack in nice, france. those giant balloons featured in today's parade came to life thanks to the efforts of the inflation crews. this is always a cool thing in new york city. they work late into the evening as plenty of spectators gathered to watch. among this year's new balloons,
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of a wimpy kid." >> it's almost as fun watching them inflate the balloons as it is watching the parade itself. >> as a kid that was the highlight going to see that. >> good stuff. americans will enjoy plenty of turkey today as well but two lucky bird, tater and tot, will not be on the table for mealtime. >> thanks to president obama clearly having a good time during his eighth and final presidential turkey pardon, abc's janai norman has all the highlights. >> reporter: president obama letting the bad puns fly. >> but this is the last time i'm doing this, so we're not leaving any room for leftovers. >> reporter: even in the absence of first daughters sasha and malia, the annual turkey pardon was stuffed full of dad jokes. >> i've established another tradition, embarrassing my daughters with a corny-copia of dad jokes about turkeys. no way i'm cutting this habit cold turkey. >> reporter: the president joined in the rose garden this
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aaron saying his daughters had a scheduling conflict or something. >> actually they just couldn't take my jokes anymore. they were fed up. >> reporter: over the last eight years the tradition has been a lighthearted start to the holiday season. the president making the turkey pardon into more of a showcase of his punny dad jokes. >> time flies even if turkeys don't. >> reporter: this year the two lucky turkeys spared from the >> he's sort of like the vice turkey, we're working on getting him a pair of aviator glasses. >> reporter: president obama poking fun at vice president joe biden and giving a nod to those turkeys that didn't make the cut. >> who didn't get to ride the gravy train to freedom and proved that they weren't chicken. >> reporter: turning almost somber, the president giving a good-bye of sorts reflecting over his presidency and thanking the american people before getting back to the puns.
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thanksgiving traffic can put people in a fowl mood. >> reporter: and the pardons. >> all right, congratulations. [ applause ] hey. >> reporter: janai norman, abc news, new york. >> now we know why sasha and malia didn't show up. they must have seen the script. >> dad! >> well, still ahead, no winner in last night's powerball so the jackpot is now approaching $500 million. plus, black friday ises and, of course, your money. and an attempted ambush on a
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for lower back pain sufferers, thoften leads here.ef introducing drug-free aleve direct therapy. a high intensity tens device that uses technology once only in doctors' offices. for deep penetrating relief at the source. new aleve direct therapy. eucerin has been solving discover eucerin advanced repair. it moisturizes dry, itchy, rough, skin. for immediate relief and proven 48-hour moisture. for healthier-looking skin... ...look for eucerin, now in the red cap. just press "clean"
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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. better. together. ? ? it only takes a second for an everyday item to become dangerous. always keep laundry pacs away from children. keep them up, keep them closed, keep them safe. to help keep your laundry pacs safe and your child safer. align, press and unzip.
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the storm system moves towards central america. the system is a hurricane again. otto expected to make landfall in nicaragua or costa rica or perhaps both but definitely later today. the dow jones and s&p hit another record high on wall street yesterday continuing a post-election trend. the dow rose just over 59 points, but mortgage rates also have risen sharply since the election worrying potential home buyers. the average rate for a 30-year loan is at the highest level in more than a the holiday shopping season gets under way and retailers are trying a little bit of everything to try to lure customers into spending. some offering special promotions like starting cyber monday on friday. abc's rebecca jarvis has a guide to some of the best deals. >> reporter: more than 137 million americans are expected to shop this weekend on the hunt for the best deals of the season like this 40-inch l.e.d. tv on sale at walmart for $125
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some retailers are testing out some new tricks. >> a lot of the retailers are competing on price, but where they're really also compete something toy exclusivity offering these exclusive toys that you can only get online. >> reporter: other retailers even trying on for size this novel idea, staying closed for thanksgiving. >> the cost benefit isn't worth it so might as well just shut down then re-open the next day. >> reporter: rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. and there was no winng ticket in last night's powerball drawing, so the jackpot is now at least $403 million. >> so while that sounds like a lot of money, it's nowhere near the record which was more than a billion and a half dollars. that jackpot was split between three winners. the next drawing is saturday night. >> still it doesn't have to be a billion. i will not scoff at 400 million if anyone wants to hand that over. >> exactly. when we come back, sparks shoot from a man's pants after
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and wet and wild, a high-speed chase with a suspect trying to escape in the river. so how did this end? ? happy holidays from crayola. so when do i start? um, shouldn't it be "spokes-crayon?" can somebody turn on the a/c? i'm melting here. ?air marker spraayer!!!? chemistry, baby! i'm okay. the holidays just got more surprising. you can find these great gifts and more in the crayola aisle. aaaaaah! each sold separately. people say, let's or something.ndwich "or something"? you don't just graduate from medical school, "or something." and we don't just pull smoked chicken, bake fresh foccacia and hand-slice avocado.
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ce. take care of what makes you, you. right down to your skin. aveeno? daily moisturizing lotion with 5 vital nutrients for healthier looking skin in just one day. aveeno?. naturally beautiful results? when cold and flu hold you back expressmax,u now in new caplets. it's the only cold & flu caplet that has a maximum strength formula with a unique warming sensation you instantly feel. theraflu. for a powerful comeback. new expressmax caplets. the enamel on my teet rs. my dentist said that pronamel would help protect my teeth. pronamel is giving me the confidence to know that i'm doing the right thing
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stunning sight in southern california. workers removing a massive boulder. they watched in amazement as it crashed onto the road breaking into ps. the highway was closed for at least two days in january because an 18-foot boulder blocked the mountain road. and drivers in northern california and up into washington will have to deal with wet roads this morning. there's still some snow on some roads in the upper midwest as well but they'll be getting icy in new england today with wet roads further south. if you're flying airport delays are possible in minneapolis and detroit. also in detroit, an investigation is under way after
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carbon monoxide poisoning. >> the victims were apparently using a gas powered generator inside a tire shop on the city's west side. a relative discovered the bodies after they had not been heard from in some time. there was no answer at the store so the relative kicked in the door and that's what they found. and the campus police officer shot in the head while on duty in detroit has died. the wayne state university officer colin rose had been on life support. rose was patrolling an area a few blocks from the campus when he was attacked. a suspect, deangelo davi i check out this dash cam video from lewiston, idaho. a police officer suspects a fugitive is hiding in the trunk of that car right there when he taps on the lid and, voila, the wanted man hops out with what appears to be a gun in his hand. it turned out to be a replica but still the pair fell to the ground during a struggle. backup finally arrived aand they were able to handcuff the suspect who was wanted on drug charges. a sixth child has died in
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8-year-old keyonte wilson was a sixth grader. he passed away last night two days after the accident. authorities say the crash happened on a road not part of driver johnthony walker's normal route. they are trying now to figure out why he was even on that road. toxicology reports did not reveal any drugs or alcohol in walker's system. and this frightening scene took place inside a wine store at new york's grand central terminal. the man working behind the counter, watch what happens to him. th in his pocket. a colleague that also works at the store said he thought he had a pocket full of fireworks in his pants. the victim suffered multiple burns and will require surgery. >> wow. some advice if you're involved in a high-speed chase, avoid dead end streets. that's a good one. >> the driver of this white van probably wishes someone had told him that. speeding through the streets of perth, australia, dead end street but the driver doesn't stop there. with no other options he jumps
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but you can see that officer right behind him swimming almost fast enough to rival michael phelps, it seems. >> it really does. >> he did manage to catch the driver and arrest him. they had backup on the other side of the river as well so not too many escape routes. >> but he was swimming at a fairly good clip, both of they can, nice. >> good display of athleticism. >> one was doing the butterfly and the other freestyle. that's the problem. three nfl games are on your thanksgiving menu. the first of them, minnesota against detroit begins at 12:30 hoops highlights from espn. good morning, and happy thanksgiving. unfortunately, the nick folk story is not available right now. you can get that online but we do have sports that happened on wednesday night. >> not quite as entertaining. kevin love, that would be the cavs and blazers in cleveland, kevin love had pretty much a stellar first quarter. he ate all the food, all the buckets. >> love again. >> eight three-pointers.
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he actually finished with more points in the first quarter than the entire blazers team did combined. 34 points for love. >> is that a record? >> 40 for the game. a record for the first quarter, indeed. cavs won, as well. how about the lakers and the warriors. warriors trying to avenge that loss last time they played, moving it around. curry, you know, that kid, don't call him stephen. you're not going to get any shoe deal with him. warriors leading by 23 now. kevin durant, he plays for them now. fourth quarter, it just gets so silly. ian clark lost the ball. then what happened? that wasn't that silly. he shot it and made a basket. >> hey, go eat lots and lots of turkey. just don't put your frozen turkey in the hot oil if you're going to fry it. don't do it. >> don't wash your turkey. >> that either.
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>> all right. good advice. up next in "the pulse," sorry to spoil the fun, everyone, but we are about to consume a lot of calories. wait until you hear just how many. and combining two great holidays, the gravy flavored candy canes. just by looking in my eyes. but what they didn't know was that i had dry, itchy eyes. i used artificial tears from the moment i woke up... ...to the moment i went to bed. so i finally decided to show my eyes some love,... eyelove means having a chat with your eye doctor about your dry eyes because if you're using artificial tears often and still have symptoms, it could be chronic dry eye.
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trintellix did not have significant impact on weight. ask your healthcare professional if trintellix could make a difference for you. ? "pulse." and we're going to talk turkey, trimmings and all those calories. >> yum. a typical thanksgiving dinner will run you about 3,000 calories. add another 1,500 on top for drinks, appetizers and, of course, dessert. here's the good news, nutritionists say it's not the end of the world if you overindulge as long as you don't turn that into a four or five-day binge but for those who want to completely ignore that
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it features turkey, the cranberry sauce, gravy, it's all in one big thing so if you want to keep eating after thanksgiving, you can. well, a doughnut shop in providence, rhode island, has added a new twist. it's the friendsgiving doughnut. >> okay, so get ready. it's a brioche with cranberry glaze, fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing. this delicious concoction is something to really give thanks for, i'd say. nothing says america more than that. >> diet food. definitely, yes. so many of us are looking forward to topping our thanksgiving turkey with a tasty helping of gravy. but it doesn't have to stop right there at your dinner plate, not at all. >> so, you can now get your fill in the form of a holiday treat. introducing gravy flavored candy canes. that's right, folks. it's a candy cane that tastes just like gravy. >> it's sold by an online store, archie mcphee. if you don't want to get on the gravy train, they also come in bacon, pickle and wasabi.
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>> bacon flavored candy canes. >> i might try the wasabi. >> all right and now after the turkey, the christmas countdown is on, of course, just 30 days until christmas, and a lot of people will be getting their trees this weekend. growers say the crop is good this year. >> good to know. most of the older evergreens for sale weathered the drought but that may not be the case in a few years because the drought destroyed the young trees just planted so buy them up this year and merry christmas, happy new year. >> more news after this. celebrating?
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our top stories, donald trump expected to name fellow billionaire wilbur ross as commerce secretary. it follows his first women appointees, south carolina governor nikki haley for u.n. ambassador and betsy devos to lead the education department. hillary clinton has opened up a bigger lead in the popular vote. despite her and those votes are still being counted. crews in new york city spent the overnight hours inflating giant balloon characters for macy's annual thanksgiving day parade. more than 3 million people are expected to line up along the parade route. and looking at today's weather, there will be some snow in new england, showers in the mid-atlantic state. the upper midwest will see light snow and there will be heavy rain in the northwest. and finally on this thanksgiving morning, there are
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is to just bake it in the oven, but you can smoke it or if you are looking to put some adventure into your thanksgiving experience and some risk, you can go for the deep fryer. >> reporter: it's the moment your butterball turns into a fireball. >> watch your feet. >> reporter: truly the stuff of thanksgiving legend and disaster, deep fried turkey. getting the bird in the oil always an adventure. whether it's flown in by drone or dropped with unfortunate consequences. run. >> reporter: our old friend bill weir once showed off his dramatic steps to keep everyone safe. >> while the oil is getting up to 350 degrees, it's a good time to remind all pets and kids they're not allowed anywhere near the frying apparatus. just to be sure i usually tie my child to a tree. >> reporter: he's kidding, of course, but this is serious stuff. >> we treat about 50 patients per year with grease burns. most of them are related to cooking, and so we really want to make sure that people
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these birds can be. >> cooking oil when it's heated enough is just as flammable as gasoline. nearly any spark will ignite it. >> reporter: you should only deep fry your turkey outdoors and only on a surface that won't burn like brick or concrete. wooden outdoor decks are a no-no. when it comes to cooking, we asked butterball's talk line expert marge klindera for her best tip. >> preheat the oil, which takes a little time, your turkey is thoroughly dry, no ice crystals and then lower it slowly into the hot oil. it's a real quick way to cook your turkey, 3 1/2 to 4 minutes a pound and check the temperature. when it reaches 175, it's done and delicious. >> of course, make sure to measure the oil and take into account the turkey itself so when you put the turkey in, you don't get oil all over the place. >> be careful with all of that
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>> randy: a deadly crash on interstate 495 in plainville. information on one driver's mistake. emily: a driver hits a supermarket employee. that was just the beginning. the frenzy that followed in a waltham parking lot. randy: the president-elect sending out a message. his hope for the country and the two women joining his administration. on the eye for this thursday morning. announcer: you're watching wcvb, boston's news leader. good morning. this is eyeopener. emily: a grim scene in plainville. one driver was going the wrong way there. good morning. i'm emily riemer. randy: i'm randy price. the roads in the northern areas

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