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breaking news. this morning on "world news now" the verdict is in overnight. a jury in louisiana finding the man on trial for killing former nfl player will smith guilty. we'll have the full story in a moment. for millions of americans a one-two weather punch. heavy snow and sleet across the central part of the country moving east. freezing over roads, even runways. with already freezing temperatures set to dip even lower. we'll have the accuweather forecast. and new this half hour, call it the gps fail that left one family stranded. >> the directions that took them up an unplowed mountain road and left them snowbound overnight. how they got out and what you need to know before your next
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and ready or not, here they come. hollywood awards season kicks into high gear with last night's critics' choice awards. and later this morning the golden globes set to be announced. we'll have the details later in "the skinny" on this monday december 12th. who is that bearded man? what is casey affleck doing there? ? >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> it was a little -- it was like a fugees sort of -- i don't know if anybody picked up on it. ready or not here i come. >> second try. a little bit better. >> marci's here. >> hey, guys. marci gonzalez in for diane. >> and i'm kendis gibson. we're going to start the hour with the breaking news from the overnight hours. you did get the slow clap from jack. so that really means you're welcome. >> thank you, jack. >> yes. breaking news from new orleans that is coming in. that verdict. and a guilty one in the killing
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saints player. the trial of cardell hayes went straight through the weekend. >> it centered on the death of will smith who was shot and killed on april 9th after a confrontation with hayes. after nearly six hours of deliberation jurors convicted hayes of manslaughter. the details on the case now from abc's phillip mena. >> reporter: prosecutors calling this road rage shooting an execution. jurors hearing closing arguments in the kil o orleans saints star will smith. c cardell hayes shooting him eight times, seven in the back. smith's wife hit by gunfire too. speaking in his own defense, hayes telling jurors he opened fire fearing for his life, claiming smith attacked him and grabbed the gun. "i know for a fact i was going to get shot," hayes said. hayes claiming he heard a gunshot before pulling the trigger. although police say a gun fired in smith's car was never fired. >> the defense he gave in his
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contradicted by third-party witnesses and it's also been contradicted by the forensic evidence. >> reporter: smith was an all pro in his playing career and a fan favorite. former teammates like quarterback drew brees showing their support throughout this emotional trial. >> our thanks to phillip. cardell hayes was also found guilty of attempted manslaughter and for wounding smith's wife. he faces up to 40 years in prison. he will be sentenced in february. >> many members of the saints there during the reading of the verdicts late last night. the other story we're following this morning, the winter storm that is working its way across the northern u.s. there are winter weather advisories in effect overnight e roads open for the morning commute. >> a delta plane landing in detroit from buffalo slid off the runway as it made a turn. no injuries there. but already today dozens of flights have been canceled at chicago's airports and more in detroit. abc's richard cantu reports the entire region is taking it on
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>> how is chicago weathering the storm? >> 287 plow trucks. >> the windy city expecting a weekend snowfall up to ten inches. >> we will be out all night long ensuring that whatever falls this afternoon is gone. and again, it will be a normal school start, normal start to the workweek. >> millions from illinois to massachusetts are hoping to wake up to that reality. with winter alerts in 17 states this was a familiar noise in in detroit more ominous sounds. >> 724. we just went into the grass. >> this passenger flight made it from buffalo to detroit but skidded off the runway after landing as snow came down. >> did a good job keeping everyone calm and got us off the plane in orderly fashion. people on the ground were awesome too, helping you off the plane and off the bus, telling you exactly where to go. did a good job. >> all 70 aboard are safe ann after an emergency evacuation from the plane's rear hatch.
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stranding so many would-be travelers. >> i'm a liver transplant patient, and last night was the last dose of the anti-rejection meds that i'm carrying. so i need to get back to washington today. >> reporter: in michigan on i-57 they spent hours clearing the wreckage of 33 cars that piled in a massive crash brought on by treacherous roads. >> we were spun around facing the opposite direction. >> reporter: amazingly no serious injuries reported. experts warning better safe than sorry. >> we want the public to ask themselves a simple question. is this trip really necessary before you leave the house. >> reporter: still there are some who welcome the snow. >> you can make ice cream out of it. >> reporter: richard cantu, abc news, new york. >> that's one way to look at it, i guess. it's not just the great lakes, by the way, and the east that are seeing winter weather. >> let's get the complete forecast now from accuweather's paul williams. good morning, paul. >> good morning, marci, kendis. staying wintry throughout the
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mix of freezing rain and snow throughout the northwest. but then we have a significant amount of snow that's going to fall throughout utah, montana, going into the north central part of the country. this is going to slide through along with that arctic air. also snow expected to continue to tabulate between 6 to 12 inches of snow throughout michigan going into new york, buffalo specifically, all the way throughout the northeast and at least three to six throughout a chunk of the northeast. kendis, marci? >> folks in buffalo are like three to six, that's fine, no big deal. thanks to paul there. president-elecna is dismissing a "washington post" report that russia used hackers to sway the election in his favor. a bipartisan group of senators is now calling for an investigation into allegations of russian interference. and 17 u.s. intelligence agencies had already blamed russia for the pre-election cyber attacks. but trump is rejecting those claims and pointing the finger at the democrats. >> i think it's ridiculous. i think it's just another excuse.
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i think the democrats are putting it out because they suffered one of the greatest defeats in the history of politics in this country. >> "the new york times" is reporting that both the democratic and republican national committees were hacked but only information about the dnc was leaked. rnc chair and incoming white house chief of staff reince priebus insists no rnc systems were compromised. and trump is expected to decide on a secretary of state any day now. exxonmobil ceo rex tillerson has emerged as the likely pick. but questiar by members of both parties about tillerson's deep ties to russia. tillerson says he's known vladimir putin for nearly 20 years and has a close relationship with him. trump sees that as a great advantage, calling tillerson a world-class player and a deal maker. a southern california man has been charged with a hate crime after a violent incident outside of a mosque in simi valley. police say john madison confronted worshippers outside
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they say the victim was targeted because of his religion. police are also looking for a second suspect who also may have been involved in the incident. about a dozen guests were injured in a fire at a michigan ski resort this weekend. it broke out in the main lodge of the born highlands resort sunday morning. there were more than 100 guests staying in the lodge at the time the entire resort and its slopes are now closed with the busiest time of the year approaching. and atf investigators have finished their work at the warehouse in oakland, california fire. new details about the investigation are expected to be revealed tomorrow during a news conference with atf and other agencies. a refrigerator has been ruled out as a cause of the fire, but agents still suspect it was something electrical. a former member of the "brady bunch" cast has been fired by a radio station after some anti-gay remarks. susan olsen used to co-host a political talk show on the digital station which is based in l.a. olsen played cindy brady on the
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she was fired after an online altercation with an openly gay actor. evidence posted online shows olsen apparently using an offensive term for gay men in a facebook message to that actor. okay. as many of us are busy with our holiday season routines, i just put my tree up yesterday -- actually, i had it put up for me. i can't do it. how about a reminder that our animal companions like to get in on the festivities as well? >> do they? they definitely do in peru. >> they don't have a choice. >> this is the scene at the noel 2016 event in a small town outside lima. at least 82 pets taking part in a costume contest. >> where's the pet -- oh, i see. interesting. i wonder if they like this. so the event was part of the district officials to stop families from using fireworks
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>> this is more -- >> this is more torture. >> right. >> exactly. >> that one's feeling pretty fancy, though. is that an angel? hard to tell. >> we'll have to do those with our pets. coming up -- >> can't writ on that. >> get right on that. >> -- how gps spelled lost for one family in oregon. >> the directions that took them up a lonely and unplowed mountain road leaving them stranded in the snow in their car overnight. and hollywood's awards season is under way. which movie led the pack with eight wins including best picture. the full story ahead in "the skinny." you're watching "world news
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canada as they shent yurd onto the ice to rescue a moose which had been -- they led the animal to the bank. the moose ran off and didn't appear any worse for wear didn't even say thanks? just ran off? >> it's a big animal. it's amazing they were able to. rescue for one family who found themselves stranded in a remote part oeg little too much faith in the gps vafth night taking "up" a deserted and unfloud road. here's abc's number 12 -- >> reporter: this snowpacked road stopping one family in their tracks. >> the next thing we know we started sliding and got stuck. >> reporter: the san quists, mom, dad, their 9-year-old daughter and the family dog all on their way to california from their home in oregon. their gps mapping out the shortest route. just one problem.
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mountain road. snow socking them in, no shovel, no cell phone service. >> i'm not even sure if i will a shovel if i could have dug out. >> reporter: ron hiking 2 miles to reach help. the family reaching 911. search and rescue getting back on track and issuing this warning for all drivers. many gps and map systems can steer folks in the wrong direction during winter frafl where conditions are poor. >> because to the lefts was a downgrade, quite a steep one. >> reporter: this is not the first case of a gps mishap. this driver followed her gps straight into canada's frigid ontario bay. she made a quick escape but her car was a goner. >> thankfully the sanquist family had enough food and gas to last the night. what should have been a sen-hour trip ended up taking them more than 24.
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on the gps technology -- >> who goes up an unplowed mountain road i? don't care what the gps is telling you. >> haters. it's an accident. >> not a smart one. when we come back, the film that scooped up the most honors last night at the critic's choice awards. jack agrees with me. >> he does. and fighting words, what madonna had to say as she accepted the woman of the year award.
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? time now for "the skinny" starting with hollywood kick of its awards season last night with the critic's choice awards. >> it's already here. the stars were out in force last night on the red carpet. it was in santa monica. starting with best act posed backstage hiding her baby bump. >> interesting choice. >> it is. >> judith light stunned in a shimmery floor-length gown. kerry washington totally nailed it in her star-spangled semi-sheer little black dress. and check out naomi harris in her little black dress with that peekaboo sheer panel. looking beautiful. >> so glad you got to read those. >> i wanted them to give it to you. i don't really care about fashion either. >> i would have skipped ahead.
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that looks like -- i don't know. but turning to the actual awards. and despite a tweeted promise to address the elephant in the room, the host t.j. miller did not mention his altercation with his car service driver on friday. the "silicon valley" star was briefly detained after allegedly hitting his driver over remarks made about president-elect donald trump. >> as far as the awards, "la la land" led the pack with eight wins including best picture. >> and casey affleck won best actor for sea." >> still hating on that beard? >> are we liking the beard and the man buns? >> it's a lot going on there. >> yeah. >> natalie portman won best actress for her portrayal of america's grief-stricken first lady in "jackie." >> a lot of people have been talking about her for oscar contender, and of course we get the nominations a little later on for the golden globes. so many of those names will be mentioned as well. >> absolutely. next some blunt words from the material girl.
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accept billboard's woman of the year award and used her acceptance speech to take digs at the music industry, sexism, and the struggle she faced over her decades-long career. >> but she really slammed the critics who call her controversial, saying the most controversial thing she's ever done is to stick around. >> michael is gone. tupac is gone. prince is gone. whitney's gone. amy winehouse is gone. david bowie's gone. but i'm still standing. [ applause ] >> so she finished off her speech by sticking it to her haters, saying their resistance only made her stronger, made her push harder and made her the fighter and the woman that she is today. she's a survivor. >> preach, girl. next, to another strong woman, just inking a $10 million deal with one of the world's most elite luxury brands. >> selena gomez has signed the
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the brand but also to design her own line. >> news of the deal comes as gomez was just named the most popular celebrity on instagram for the second year in a row. are you cheering her on? you follow her? >> no, i don't follow her but she's very popular on instagram. >> total of 104 million followers. >> that's insane. like she'll post something and just imagine the likes. >> thousands and thousands in seconds. >> immediately. and speaking of the rich only gein david and victoria beckham are reportedly eyeing up the largest home in los angeles. >> it's called the manor and was built in 1988 by late tv producer aaron spelling. >> the 56,000-square-foot home features of course tennis courts and a swimming pool, 14 bedrooms and 27 bathrooms. >> there are 123 rooms in total including a gym, a bowling alley, and space to park 100 cars. >> just in case you need it. >> right. >> it's listed for $200 million and if it ends up selling for
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? no? oh, my gosh. i hope your check clears on friday. >> don't out me. >> she hasn't seen any -- i won't out you but she hasn't seen any of the "star wars" movies. >> wl, >> i'm sorry. i'm kidding. she's seen them. >> yeah. >> some very lucky vips, though, got their first look at our parent company disney's "rogue one: a star wars story" over the weekend. >> it happened where else but in hollywood. and abc's nick watt was right there basking in the light of the stars on the red carpet. >> we need to know how to destroy it. >> the death star of how the
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>> are you with me? >> all the way. >> there are surprises in the film that people are going to enjoy. >> reporter: darth vader makes an appearance. and more. there are no lightsabres? >> look, it would be he have remiss of me to confirm or deny any rumors. >> reporter: they're all this "a star wars story." it's not part of the trilogy. >> this is very proximate to 4. george's first film "a new hope," in that movie the death star's blown up. this is a moyer that takes place right before that. and it very much is a hand-off. >> this movie is a stand-alone story. i think the audience is going to walk out really complete. >> you were on stilts. >> yeah. k2so is 7'1". >> and you are 5'11"? >> and a half. >> me too. >> you take the half as well 3. >> oh, yeah.
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we were driving here, so dad, that's like a "star wars" star wars film? and i go no, it's not "star wars" "star wars." it's just "star wars." >> and daddy's in it. >> i'm like, you're right. >> i think it's the first film i've ever seen as a kid. i just remember those at-ats and darth vader and jabba the hutt. and of course as an adult and an actor it's a privilege to be part of a story that means so much to so many people. >> reporter: the next "star wars" sequel due december next year. >> we've shot 8 and it's being edited. d there's a story already for 9 and a director, colin jabaro. we've not made specific plans for the sagas beyond 9. >> here here at the "rogue 1" premiere they cheered throughout the credits. that's a good sign. i have seen the movie. i'm not going to tell you what happens in the movie. i can tell you it's great. and that's it. nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> do you get a sense there's
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you say a word? we have some homework to do. seven movies.
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good morning. i'm marci gonzalez in for diane macedo. >> i'm kendis gibson. here are some of the top headlines we're following on this "world news now." donald trump is rejecting reports that russia may have had a hand in the election to help him win. he's calling the allegations ridiculous. despite th the details are just coming in. a vote of confidence from israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu saying the president-elect's support of israel is clear and he's hoping to work with trump to dismantle the iran nuclear deal. a california man has been arrested on hate crime charges after a stabbing outside a mosque in simi valley. police say the victim was targeted because of his religious beliefs. they're searching for a second
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and hollywood kicked off its awards season last night with the critic's choice awards. last night's big winner "la-la land" scooping up eight awards including best picket. casey affleck winning best actor for "manchester by the sea." and natalie portman won best actress for "jackie." those are our top stories on this monday december 12th. >> announcer: from abc world news this is "world news now." >> i was thinking to which 90% of america is saying what the what is jackie and what is what are these movies? >> we'll be hearing a lot more about it. >> yes, we will. especially this morning the golden globe will be announcing their awards nominations later on. we want to get started with the back and forth over intelligence. donald trump pushing back against allegations that russia tried to tip the skills in the presidential election. >> trump simply saying he doesn't believe it even as members of his own party joined democrats in calling for an investigation. and russia is also looming large as the president-elect prepares to announce his choice for
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>> i think it's ridiculous. i think it's just another excuse. i don't believe it. i don't know why. >> reporter: donald trump once again taking aim at the u.s. intelligence community. the president-elect reacting to a "washington post" report that the cia has found russia interfered with the u.s. election to help trump win. for months trump has shrugged off russia's involvement despite past intelligence reports. >> ink putting it out. >> reporter: trump also says he doesn't need daily intelligence briefings. >> well, i get it when i need it. i don't have to be told -- you know, i'm like a smart person. >> reporter: russia is likely to remain a key issue with news of the president-elect's likely pick for secretary of state. rex tillerson is the exxonmobil ceo with business ties to putin's regime. in his 2013 russian government video you see him shaking hands with putin as he receives the order of friendship award.
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by it. it's something i think could be a huge advantage to the united states. >> reporter: but lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are skeptical. senator john mccain on cnn. >> i have obviously concerns of reports of his relationship with vladimir putin who's a thug and a murderer. >> i call it's three g cabinet. goldman, generals and gazillionaires. >> and john bolton, a former state department official and u.n. ambassador, is known for being extremely hawkish. >> she's still a big cheerleader for the iraq war. if he were to be the assistant or the undersecretary for tillerson, i'm an automatic no on bolton. ed he should get nowhere close to the state department. >> reporter: mary bruce, abc news, washington. now breaking news from louisiana where a jury has returned a guilty verdict against the man who fatally shot former new orleans saints star player will smith. the trial of cardell hayes went throughout the weekend after
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hours late on sunday jurors found hayes guilty of manslaughter p he was also convicted of attempted manslaughter from the wounding of smith's wife during the february altercation. jurors decided against a second degree murder conviction which would have led to a mandatory life sentence. with that said hayes faces up to 40 years behind bars when he's sentenced in mid february. overseas now, where turkey has observed a national day of mourning following an attack at a soccer stadium. a kurdish militant group has claimed responsibility for the twin bombings that killed 38 people. st officials. turkey has been hit by a series of terror attacks this year. and there's been no claim of responsibility for a terror attack at a coptic christian church in egypt. 25 were killed and dozens of were injured when a bomb ripped through the church. most victims were women and children. it was one of the deadliest attacks on the country's christian minority in recent years. staying in the region isis has scored quite a symbolic
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focused on aleppo they've retaken the ancient city of palmyra. while it has some strategic significance, palmyra has mostly symbolic meaning. the last time isis held the city it destroyed many historic sites and artifacts, and experts fear a repeat of that. in the meantime u.s. defense secretary ash carter says iraq's government offensive against isis is on track. he made an unannounced visit to the base, the iraqi forces are using as a staging area in the battle for mosul, iraq's second largest city. this week carter expressed confidence that isis would be ousted from mosul. although he wouldn't say when. it is snowing overnight in many parts of the u.s. but this may be the warmest part of the week. on the heels of snow across the midwest and northeast will come a dangerous arctic blast. temperatures will be well below freezing for about 48 hours. meanwhile, road crews will working overnight in the great
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in detroit a plane slid off the runway after landing, ended up in the grass. there were no injuries reported there. and the snow will be pushing into the northeast today. there's also snow in the northwest. there's really nowhere in the northern u.s. that is escaping this wintry blast. it is even going to be chilly in the south. >> it is. let's get the latest right now from accuweather's paul williams. >> good morning to you as well, kendis, marci. we have to brace for this arctic air. we're already dealing with flurries and all that. by the time we get into tuesday. but then we have a secondary blast of arctic air that's going to make the first blast of arctic air feel like the little brother because the big brother's on the scene or on the way. unseasonably cold air will overtake the entire country, covering the north-central part of the country. the great lakes, northeast, filtering all the way down to the deep south. just to give you an idea we're looking for real feel temperatures on tuesday to drop to 20 below or worse throughout the north central part of the country the dakotas.
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digits or worse than that. it will move in like a thief in the night. kendis, marci? >> our thanks to paul. john glenn has been remembered during a candlelight vigil at the small ohio church where he was a lifelong member. mourners prayed, sang songs and shared stories who died last week at the age of 95. funeral plans are being worked out. but glenn is expected to lie in repose at the sate house in hundreds of people paid their last respects for a georgia police officer shot and killed with his best friend and fellow officer last week. america's police officer nicholas marr and georgia southwest university police officer jody smith died responding to a domestic call last week. the man suspected of killing the officers also took his own life. violence reportedly erupted in louisville, kentucky during a celebration after lamar jackson, the louisville quarterback, won the heisman trophy saturday
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of louisville football players were shot at an off-campus apartment complex. their injuries are said to be non-life threatening. and there are in claims that laysman trophy winner rashan salaam had symptoms of cte. he committed suicide last week at age 42. his brother tells "usa today" salaam suffered from memory loss and depression. he also says he spoke to salaam about an hour before salaam's death saying they had a very positive conversation. cte can only be diagnosed after death. salam's brain was not donated for research because of his muslim faith. he won the heisman in 1984 playing a big role in colorado's finishing the season, ranked number 3. we're going to make a hard turn now and switch gears and give some congratulations. a couple of real champions in pole dancing. >> right. okay. they held the south american pole dancing championships over
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organizers say the idea is to present pole dancing as a rigorous sport, not just something reserved for strip joints. >> it really is. so among the women the winner was from argentina. right there. and the men's champ was from venezuela. they will be back in action next year at the pole dancing world championships. but the argentineans are really a force in that. >> you seem to know a lot about this. >> no clue whatsoever. >> i will say it is a legitimate sport. >> it is a -- no, absolutely. >> i know someone in college who competes in that. and it takes a lot of strength and a lot of practice. >> it's rigorous. >> it is. it's rigorous. >> we agree on that, then. coming up, the touching show of solidarity for colin kaepernick. the 49ers quarterback has been under fire since august for refusing to stand during the national anthem. what his parents are now saying as they speak out about the controversy for the very first
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>> plus this -- >> dick debartolo the giz wiz with fun holiday gift ideas including a lamp that can do a million different things. you're watching "world news now." i pinky promised my little girl a fabulous garden party for her birthday. so i mowed the lawn, put up all the decorations. i thought i got everything. you know, 1 in 10 houses could get hit by a septic disaster, and a bill of up to $13,000. but for only $7 a month, rid-x is scientifically proven to break down waste, helping you avoid a septic disaster. rid-x. the #1 brand used by septic
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rewrite the rules. always. we're back we're back with some football right now and the low-flying new york jets visiting the even lower-flying san francisco 49ers this season. the jets were down 17-6 when they start a comeback for the ages. a touchdown run and a two-point conversion made it 17-14. then with less than a minute to go in the game no one will remember jets kicker nick folk hitting that 50-yard field goal to send the game to overtime. that's when the jets' bilal powell ran it in from 19 yards. the jets winning 23-17, raising their record to? >> yes! >> 4-9. san francisco's 1-12. >> not good. >> i normally don't care about sports but i can feed off the
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>> they are not good! >> but the good news for san francisco is they are not necessarily the worst ones out there. >> sorry for whoever is. >> yes. so the 49ers' starting quarterback was colin kaepernick, the guy with the really big afro. and his season-long protest during the playing of the national anthem has been well documented. >> since the controversy erupted we had not heard what kaepernick's loved ones felt about what he's doing, that is, until now. abc's ron claiborne reports. >> for the first time besieged quarterback li parents supporting him publicly for refusing to stand for the national anthem. theresa and rick kaepernick saying in a statement "it pains us to read articles and tweets saying his family does not support him. this could not be further from the truth. we want people to know we are very proud of our son and admire his strength and courage in kneeling for the rights of others." kaepernick continued his protest last sunday in chicago. the crowd unleashing a cascade of boos. [ boos ]
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>> part of the oppressive system is you're going to have that backlash for trying to fight for people. >> reporter: the kaepernicks went public after a "usa today" article showed the american flag flying outside their home, which they thought suggested they were critical of their son's actions. brandon marshall of the denver broncos joined kaepernick in taking a knee during the national anthem this season. he's now disclosed a hate letter he received laced with racial epithets. ron claiborne, abc news, new york. perspective. curious what they think of their son's newfound afro. because that think -- >> i'm sure they're supportive of that too. i'm sure they're loving parents -- >> it is pam grier strong. coming up, the hot gadgets of this year. >> dick debartolo will have a look. you're watching "world news
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? you better watch out ? ? you better not cry ? ? you better not pout ? less than two weeks until christmas and the race is on to finally finish off that gift list. what better way to fill those stockings than with some of the season's hottest gadget gifts? in the house with us is giz wiz dick debartolo. and i'm hoping you broke out the santa i almost broke last year.
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dancing santa no hand. dancing lights, okay. the dancing light necklace. so these are -- this is great for a party. you can cycle through many different little displays. so if you're being a host, a hostess, a fun thing to wear. you can get them at drugstores for about $5. on amazon there's a more deluxe investigator for nine bucks. >> i feel like you'll have it burned into your brain late at night after the party is over -- >> but i love that. i'm a burned in the brain kind of guy. >> it will be like the '70s all over again for you. >> from despicable me, the stuart cam. this little guy is an hd wi-fi camera. this is great if you want to look in on your kids from anywhere you are. they're not so frightened. >> it's a friendly eye. >> a friendly eye. ios and android. you can use it as a pet cam. there's a motion detector in there. from big red rooster they make a long line of clocks for kids,
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they make a rocket ship. what's neat about them is it's very easy for the kid to set but built into it is a little projector. so it projects the time and also it can project pictures of dogs if you want. >> so this will be on the ceiling. >> if will be on the ceiling. >> very cool. >> it can be comfortable to the kid. and there's a little timer in the back. minutes or half an hour or stay on all night. under 25 bucks. ac or it can run on batteries. >> great gift for all the kids. >> this is called a betty style clock and this is a bluetooth enabled clock. a very decent sound. you can go on there, the beddi website and get their sound machine app. i know you're a white noise guy. i use this for white noise. there's a charging port in the back. you can set any number of combinations. right now we have it set for rainbow lighting at the bottom.
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even buy additional ways to change the front of the -- >> of course we're going to go with the leopard print. >> yes. >> it will match my outfit at night. >> okay. and that's under 50 bucks. any idea what that guy is? >> no. >> ta-da. this is an amazing folding lamp. >> oh. >> okay? from orci. and you can pretty much bend this in any way you want to send a light. is that neat? i got it on amazon. it's 25 bucks. it's usb charged. it runs three to six hours depending on high or low. there's two settings in there. folds down flat. weighs about -- it doesn't do sun tanz. but greats for an airplane and when you fold it all the way down it's 9 1/2 ounces. >> it turns off? >> it doesn't turn off. you have to -- >> okay. >> this is kind of fun. and i can show you these guys
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>> look at that. >> so if you could fall asleep to this you're a better man than i. but it certainly is great for parties. >> if you can fall asleep that's when the alcohol is kicking. >> last year i bought a knit cap. this knit cap has bluetooth in it. there's a built-in microphone so you can take phone calls. and it sounds very decent. >> that's when the alcohol is kicking in. you don't want to block out all your surrounding noise. and you can look really cool. you don't have t stand. >> of course for more on these gadgets and gift ideas visit dick's website. >> thank you. >> where is santa? >> dancing santa, he's outside the studio. >> i stride to break you. ? don't stop ? i love this company! >> what did you guys do to him? >> i feel alive.
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some cough medicines only last 4 hours. but just one mucinex lasts 12 hours. let's end this. ? don't stop ? ? don't stop ? i love this company! >> what did you guys do to him? >> i feel alive. >> oh! >> i think he meant to swing there. >> "office christmas party" made quite a splash at the box office this weekend, defying the critics and bringing in more than $17 million. >> but it wasn't enough to knock our parent company disney's "moana" from the top spot. for the third week in a row with nearly 19 million. finishing third this weekend, "fantastic beasts and where to find them" at just under 11 million. interesting story right out of a high school in new york city. >> in what started as a wish for
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turned into a dream come true. here's abc's john donvan. >> reporter: the way everybody's looking at the young man in the middle typing onto the keyboard they're all in on this moment, rooting for him. his name is winston and he was born in the dominican remember to a mom who had better dreams for her son. >> maybe we don't have so much of a heritage to leave to our kids butca for them. >> reporter: which is why she moved to the u.s. several years ago, got established and then brought the 9-year-old winston here to live too. >> it's been tough for her. it's been tough for me. >> as a ninth-grader winston enrolled at the democracy prep high school, part of the school's first freshman class. which made him this year part of the school's first senior class. the first class to apply for college. and yes, winston had a goal. >> i decided architecture would fit me the most. >> to get there by going to the ivy league, cornell, one hard
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week was sending out e-mails to its early applicants. and that's what this is, winston going to his e-mail to find out if he got in. [ cheers and applause ] and that's his mom he's hugging. >> soon as i turned to her she couldn't say anything. she was crying because she was waiting for that moment. >> reporter: and the really nice d to your school family too. john donvan, abc news. >> what a cool story. >> you can see how genuinely happy they all were for their ie >> i was that excited when i got into my sure thing. you always have your school you that definitely get into. >> did you have a celebration? >> oh, my god. it's like yes, yes. i'm in devry.
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this morning on "world news now," growing fears of foreign influence on american elections. >> as new reports surface of russia using hackers to help donald trump get elected. the president-elect is dismissing those claims as ridiculous. and at the same time facing backlash over a potential ties to russia. the full story ahead. and breaking news in the death of a former new orleans saints player. the late-night verdict in the road rage murder trial. details, just coming in. then, mowers behind bars, the often overlooked victims of parental ip cars ragz are the children they leave behind. how one very special day of mother and child reunions is helping not just to heal the
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the course of their lives. and -- >> no putts. >> putting with the president. bill murray getting a warning from president obama there in the oval office. never said he's about to get beat in a friendly golfer's bet. the two also getting into it over their cross-town baseball rivalry. see who came out on top this monday, december 12th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> he's having the best year yet. his cubbies are winning. playing a little putting there with the president. >> looks like fun. >> looks like a lot of fun. we're going to get into that a little later. a lot of news happening over the weekend and especially this morning. >> absolutely. we want to begin this half hour with lawmakers united investigating claims russia trying to influence the presidential election. >> even though the u.s. intelligence community says it's confident russia was behind the
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he's blaming the democrats for leaking that information. likely choice for secretary of state rex tillerson is coming under scrutiny. with his relationship with vladimir putin. more now from abc's mary bruce. >> reporter: donald trump digging in blasting a ?washington post? report that russia interfered in the u.s. election to help him win. ngers across the aisle. . >> i think the democrats are putting it out because they suffered one of the greatest defeatin politics in this country. >> reporter: a person with direct knowledge tells abc news there is evidence that both democrats and republicans were targeted but that only information hacks from democrats was made public. but the rnc says it wasn't breached. >> the rnc was not hacked. >> trump still questions if russia was involved at all even after 17 u.s. intelligence agencies concluded that the russian government initiated the hacking. >> they have no idea if it's
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could be somebody sitting in a bed somebody. they have no idea. >> reporter: a bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for an investigation, saying reports of russian interference should alarm every american. trump's recent comments are raising serious questions about whether he trusts intelligence. and he admits he's not receiving the classified presidential daily briefings, at least not every day. >> i get it when i need it. i don't have to be told -- you know, i'm like a smart person. i don't have to be told thme thing and the same words every single day for the next eight years. >> reporter: trump's secretary of state will inherit the complex russian relationship, and there are concerns about trump's likely pick, exxonmobil ceo rex tillerson and his deep ties to president putin. >> i've known him since 1999 and i have a very close relationship with him. >> reporter: but trump says those ties are a good thing. >> to me, a great advantage is he knows many of the players.
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been made yet, but trump tweeted that tillerson is a world class player and dealmaker. stay tuned. trump is also trying to dampen concerns about conflicts of interest. he plans to leave his great business in total, but his children will not. >> my executives will run it with my children. it's a big question. it's a great company. but i'm going to have nothing to do with management. joining him in washington.ill trump's daughter ivanka and husband jared are now also eyeing a move to d.c. trump says he's looking into what roles legally they can play in his administration. ivanka has expressed an interest in women's issues while trump says he'd love his son-in-law's help on deals with other nations and peace in the middle east. mary bruce, abc news, the white house. and speaking of the middle east, israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu says he's excited about working with the president-elect to dismantle the iran nuclear deal. netanyahu tells cbs's "60 minutes" there are various ways
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which has been a source of friction between him and president obama for several years. he says he believes donald trump will be a good friend to israel. >> i know donald trump. i know him very well. and i think his attitude, his support for israel is clear. he feels very warmly about the jewish state, about the jewish people, and about jewish people. >> reporter: netanyahu's comments seem to defy critics who've accused trump of supporting anti-semitism. breaking news right now from louisiana. a jury has returned a guilty verdict in the case of a man who fatally shot new orleans saints player will smith. the trial of 29-year-old cardell haiz hayes went through the weekend after sunday's closing arguments. jurors found hayes guilty of
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manslaughter for the wounding of smith's wife. they resided against a second-degree murder conviction which carries with it a life sentence. that said, hayes faces up to 40 years behind bars when he is sentenced in mid february. survivors are blaming shoddy construction for the collapse of a church in nigeria that killed at least 160 people. urch saturday when the metal girders fell and the iron roof caved in. witnesses describe the gruesome aftermath with blood and bodies scattered everywhere. officials fear the death toll will go higher. also in africa and another church in egypt the scene of an apparent terror attack sunday. no group with has claimed responsibility so far. and in turkey an attack near a soccer stadium has left dozens dead. abc's lama hassan reports on the violence from overseas. >> reporter: the death toll in the turkish terror attacks climbing to 38. 30 of them police officers
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blasts at a soccer stadium. militants linked to the kurdish rebel group the pkk claiming responsibility. the government vowing revenge stepping up the fight against the recent wave of terror attacks in turkey. terror that is spreading. in egypt, an a attack on cairo's largest christian church. eyewitnesses say a woman planted more than 26 pounds of explosives hidden in a bag, shattering what was a solemn sunday service. at least 24 killed. most women and children. the columns were people strewn on the floor and on the walls, this man says. everything was broken. outside the outrage and anger erupting. protests against terrorism. demanding national unity. egypt's president is declaring three days of national mourning saying a religious war is being waged, vowing to hunt down the attackers. lama hassan, abc news, london. there is snow on the ground in the midwest and it is coming
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a delta jet arriving from detroit to buffalo slid off the taxiway after landing. there were no injuries there. more than 1400 flights were canceled yesterday at the chicago airports with nearly seven inches of snow recorded at o'hare. already there are dozens of cancellations today at o'hare and in detroit. while the upper midwest and great lakes are clearing the snow, the storm is moving east overnight and on its heels we'll see some of the coldest temperatures so far this season with windchills as minus 35. >> wow. maybe those temperatures played a part in last night's big game. it was a big match-up between the giants and the cowboys renewing their heated division rivalry on a cold night in new jersey at the meadowlands. you can see how cold it was. it was a defensive battle. the score 7-3 late in the third. then number 13, odell beckham, went all out for that run. dallas defense couldn't stop him to get to the end zone.
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just over two minutes to play when dez bryant fumbled it and the giants hung on to it. the final score giants 10, dallas 7. it was cold. >> making excuses? >> exactly. now to a couple of guys with deep roots in the windy snowy city just hanging around waiting to get back on a golf course. we're talking about president obama and bill murray. >> so this new video was posted by the white house and it shows them practicing their putting in the oval office. conversation includes some good-natured ribbing which centers on the cubs victory in the world series. >> generally, i don't let cubs fans into the oval office. >> it's probably not a coincidence that your popularity is at an all-time high. so i would just stick with this, i would ride this baby. >> it's not going to happen. >> it's going to happen before you make this putt. >> during the video we see
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the president doesn't do it at all. >> and ultimately murray tells the president he suffers from knee pain and that prompts the president's plug of his health care law on his website, >> great a segue in order to talk about health care. >> it sort of flowed. if you watch the video. it was an okay attempt. >> good to see those guys playing together, though. coming up, the chance encounter at a dmv that saved the life of how a sheriff's deputy who wasn't even supposed to be on duty forever changed the lives of one family in crisis. and the mother and child reunions behind bars. how one special program is helping incarcerated moms rebuild those emotional bridges to reconnect with the children they've left behind. and remember to find us on facebook at and twitter @abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." " when you've got an uncontrollable cough,
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a sheriff's deputy in florida is being praised as a hero this morning and understandably for his quick thinking that saved the life of a 15-month-old boy. >> it was a chance encounter for the deputy, who wasn't even supposed to be at work that day. abc's adrienne bankert has the story. >> reporter: a frightening lesson on the importance of cpr. playing out in a florida dmv. shakira nelson's 15-month-old son not breathing. >> at that moment i was in panic mode. >> reporter: surveillance video
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sheriff's deputy steve donaldson leaping into action. you can see him listening to the baby's chest. >> i never realized how small babies were until they're in your arms. but the overwhelming responsibility of this job is never understood until you have a baby like cory in your arms and he's not breathing. >> reporter: donaldson laying the toddler on the ground, administering compressions. in those critical moments before the ambulance could arrive, cory started to breathe again. >> i said a little prayer and i said god, give me strength to save this baby. >> reporter: thankfully, deputy donaldson had just retrained in cpr three weeks ago. cpr saves more than 92,000 individuals annually. but amazingly, only about 3.5% of americans train in the technique each year. the hero reunited with cory and his grateful mom. >> i look at the video, and i said, thank god for deputy donaldson because without him my
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>> reporter: this was clearly a case of right place right time. deputy donaldson was not even scheduled to work that day. he was filling in for another officer. it's a shift that both he and this family will never forget. adrienne bankert, abc news, new york. >> our thanks to adrienne. coming up in our next half hour, hollywood's awards season is officially under way. who came out on top at the 22nd annual critic's choice awards? and the so-called elephant in the room that host t.j. miller refused to talk about on stage. but first, the powerful mother and child reunions behind how one very special day for the families of incarcerated mothers is helping heal the wounds of the children they've left behind. you're watching "world news now." children they've left behind. you're watching "world news now."
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they are the often overlooked victims of incarceration, rarely even mentioned in the statistics. the children left behind by mothers behind bars. >> yeah, and we're taking an up close look at the powerful mother and child reunions that are helping to get these families back on track. we're "up all nightline" with abc's juju cheng. >> andrew lejac is raising four daughters alone but not by choice. >> she's missed christmas every year, the girls' birthdays. >> reporter: for three years woof their mom ruby has been in prison.s their mom ruby has been in prison. their mom ruby has been in prisos their mom ruby has been in prison. their mom ruby has been in prison.s their mom ruby has been in priso, their mom ruby has been in prison. tomorrow he and his girls will set out to visit. by is here, at the only home women's prison in michigan serving a four-year sentence for home invasion.
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breaking into houses to feed my addiction. >> reporter: but mom's punishment is taking a toll on her kids. andrew is left to pick up the pieces until she's released next year. >> i'm missing out on my daughter beginning high school. i missed my youngest going to kindergarten. field trips. i mean, they're becoming young ladies. and i'm missing that. >> reporter: the girls are up early. >> grab the toothpaste. >> reporter: they can only afford to visit a few times a year. and this day is special. they'll get a few precious but fleeting hours with their mom outside the confines of the visitation room. it's part of a program designed to soften the damage done to kids when a parent is incarcerated. as they head toward michigan, mom ruby is at a prison workshop with 51 other inmates. the lucky few who through good behavior have qualified for the
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to help you to be that mama. all right? >> reporter: here they're learning what it takes to be a good mother. this the first step of the one day with god camp, founded by scottie barnes, who herself grew up with a father in prison. >> their actions is what's brought them here. they've made mistakes. but i say it's like fixing an old piece of furniture. you have to take off the old paint, prepare it and put on new paint. >> andrew and ruby's girls are just four of the roughly 3 million american children with a parent behd this month's statistic on new prisoners here tells the story. 60% suffered trauma. nearly 80% like ruby struggle with drugs or alcohol. perhaps most striking, reports that nearly 70% of inmates are themselves children of prisoners. >> how do you break that cycle? >> i want them to invest in their children's life and be honest with them, make them accountable so those children don't follow in those footsteps.
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time may in the end be what saves her and her family. >> what do you see in her that's worth giving her another shot? >> her attitude now that she's been sober is she wants to prove to not only me but the kids and her friends and family that she's done her time, she's done with it and she's through. >> reporter: how has it changed your perspective being here? >> it's changed it a lot. like i just think about the things i could have been doing rather than what i was doing. >> reporter: and before you know it, it's time to say good-bye. >> i love you. >> i'm going to try not to cry. >> i love you. >> i love you. >> reporter: so much left unsaid. and yet the scars of past sins perhaps beginning to heal. for "nightline" i'm juju cheng
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coming up, the longest ride ever in the history of uber. >> and the longest flight that you can possibly take in the world. coming up in "the mix." (coughs) cough doesn't sound so good. take mucinex dm. i'll text you in 4 hours when your cough returns. one pill lasts 12 hours, so... looks like i'm good all night! some cough medicines only last 4 hours. but just one mucinex lasts 12 hours. let's end this. ?living well? rise above joint discomfort with move free ultra's triple action joint support
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some cough medicines only last 4 hours. but just one mucinex lasts 12 hours. let's end this. ? welcome back. time now for "the mix." the longest uber ride ever recorded. so this uber driver picks a woman up outside of a ben & jerry's in williamsburg, virginia, and the girl says, okay, now take me to brooklyn, new york. not around the corner. to brooklyn, new york. it took seven hours 42 minutes. 397 miles. and it only cost, this is amazing, $294.09. i've had uber rides from the airport that have cost almost that much. >> i'm thinking the uber taxi driver just got confused. if she picked her up in williamsburg, virginia -- which is like williamsburg, brooklyn and made a wrong turn?
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turned around and drove back home to virginia. amazing. >> 294 bucks. that's a good deal when it comes down to it. so the world's longest airplane ride has been announced by qantas. i'm a fan of long rides, spshlg especially when you get to go on a fapssy plane like the singapore airlines, a-380 with their lovely flight attendants and their lovely seats and the that's nice. but qantas is launching -- they will launch what will be the world's longest nonstop flight. it will go from perth, australia all the way to london. 17 1/2 hours. i do kind of sniff out some sort of marketing ploy here in that tickets go on sale next march, the flights aren't until spring of 2018. >> well, female want to have their bragging rights of being on the longest flight. >> yeah. well ahead of time we are letting you know this will fun to happen.
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>> can you imagine? >> if you're in had business class -- >> that's the way to do it. >> this is pretty cool. this guy is into doing balloon animals. you see the daisies and little things. this guy did a full-blown t-rex. it took 1,400 balloons. 12 feet tall, 43 feet long, took us hours and hours to construct it but he used a machine to inflate those balloons. otherwise it would have taken much longer. >> very cool. so he's probably single. and speaking of the dating world apparently there was a study that found that love makes you happier than a pay raise. this is an investigation that found that doubling that person's income raised their happiness by under .2 points on a scale of zero to 10. >> really? >> this was a survey that was done of 200,000 people all around the world. >> how much for the love? >> love was .7.
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making news in america this monday morning, the winter storm targeting millions of people. snow and ice creating a dangerous morning commute. the 33-car pileup and a plane skidding off a runway and the temperatures plunging this morning. we're tracking all of this. intelligencema donald trump now taking on the cia after the agency said russia interfered with the election, and the president-elect downplaying the need for daily briefings. we're live in washington. breaking overnight, a decision in the road rage shooting that killed a former nfl player. what the jury decided just hours ago. and move over, black friday. today is green monday. with less than two weeks until christmas, the big deals rolling


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