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good morning. i'm maggie rulli in for diane macedo. >> i'm kendis gibson with some of the top headlines we're following on "world news now." operations are slowly getting back to normal at jfk airport in new york city. a broefken water main caused hundreds of cancellations and delays even for some domestic flights. president trump may not be getting a warm welcome when he attends the ncaa championship game in atlanta, the naacp is asking people to wear white and hold up signs. and the annual consumer
in las vegas. we're going to look at some of this year's hot devices. and a sea of black flowed down the red carpet at the golden globes in the powerful protest of sexual harassment. actresses echoed the theme of female empowerment and that a new day is on the horizon. those are some of our top stories on this monday, january 8th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> and that was such a powerful speech by oprah winfrey. there were so many people saying that was her opening speech for presidential run in 2020. oprah has said since that she has no plans to run for president. >> that's what they all say. that's what they all say. >> yes, exactly. but we're going to start this half hour here on the east coast and the cold weather nightmare moving its way east. >> right now we're liking at a live radar, this new storm is moving in as we need
temperatures are climbing above freezing in many parts for the first time in a week or two. many for the first time since the new year. we'll have that forecast in just a moment. >> you see the storm there over atlanta, atlanta metro schools are closed for the day because of the possibility of ice. in the meantime, there's a new weather-related problem at new york's jfk airport. baggage and commutputer operati are still affected. >> reporter: a water main in the main terminal. operations suspended. the situation will last at least six hours. hows affected. this after that massive snowstorm already crippled air travel. inside the airport, the terminal packed. a safe stacked luggage. weary travelers waiting for hours to claim their bags. >> the baggage operations were
and it is the obligation of the airlines to restore the baggage to their customers. >> reporter: all of this adding to the misery for passengers like lily, trying to travel to china since friday. >> it is like the hundred ghung. >> reporter: her plane collided with another plane on the tarmac. now she's desperately trying to rebook. >> you can't get rebooked. you've got to get to the desk and get there first. >> reporter: flights being diverted to detroit. where these firefighters endured wind chills and displaced people. in philadelphia, a bursting pipe turning part of this expressway into an ice rink. and in chicago, a frozen lake. frigid weather caused that pipe to burst. many passengers stilltr
erielle reshef, abc news, new york. now let's get to the complete forecast, including a new problem for the west coast. >> here's paul williams. good morning, paul. >> for the northeast, we're still expecting another round of snow for detroit, boston, new york, even montreal and toronto. icy mix throughout chicago, toward the d.c. area and then rain for the deep south. and speaking of rain, finally, some rain in the southwest. los angeles down towards san diego, the problem is we're going to have burn scar flooding, debris floes. steve bannon is backing away from comments that put him on a collision course with donald trump. he now says donald trump jr. is a patriotic and good man. he says he was referring to former campaign chairman paul
treasonous to describe the meeting with the russian lawyer. the book calls president trump's mental fitness into question and brought up the amendment that could be used to remove a president from office. >> this is, what happened here? what's going on here? this is, you know, i, i think not an exaggeration and not unreasonable, and it's not unreasonable to say this is 25th amendment kind of stuff. >> the president pushed back over the weekend tweeting that he's really smart and calling himself, quote, a very stable genius. diplomats from north and south korea are making final preparation before opening up those historic face-to-face talks, that start tomorrow, they will have a limited agenda but could lead to more important future negotiations.
seoul. >> reporter: with north and south korean delegations set to engage in the first high-level talks in more than two years, president trump is taking a more conciliatory tone. >> if something can happen and something can come out of those talks, that would be a great thing for all of humanity. >> reporter: the meeting will come a week after president trump taunted kim jong un, tweeting his nuclear button is a much bigger and more powerful one than kim's, but saturday at camp david, president trump signaled he would be open to his own phone talks with kim. >> sure, i always believe in talking. >> reporter: u.n. ambassador nikki haley speaking on this week seemed to clarify the president's position. >> what he is basically said is, yes, there could be a time where we talk to north korea, but a lot of things have to happen before that actually takes place. they have to stop testing. they have to be willing to talk about banning their nuclear weapons. >> reporter: with north korea close to perfecting a
could potentially hit the u.s., the fear of war is constant in south korea, as we drove near the border, we saw roadside artillery in plain view, all guns pointing north. and barriers ready to come crashing down should soldiers from the north storm southward. while south koreans young and old relaxed at this ice fishing festival, attack helicopters made an uneasy presence. this man telling us he felt less safe with trump in office. still, on the eve of talks, many south koreans, like this man, are hopeful. we need dialog, he says. we need to talk to each other. and while the topic of tuesday's meetings will be limited to the north's participation in the upcoming olympic games, many we talked to hope those talks eventually expand. martha radatz, abc news, seoul. senator rand paul is
injuries he suffered during an alleged altercation in november. he claims he was attacked by his neighbor outside his no, ma'am kentuck -- his home in kentucky. >> it was a living hell for the first four or five weeks, you know, difficulty, couldn't get out of bed without assistance. six broken ribs, damage to my lungs, two bouts of pneumonia, i mean, it was really a tough go of it. but each day i feel a little bit better. >> the man who allegedly attacked paul has been charged with assault and pleaded not guilty. a massive air bag recall is larger, takata is pulling 3.3 million more devices, pushing the total to 73 million in what was already the largest recall in history. it covers three model years and 14 different auto makers.
shrapnel into cars and 20 people have been killed worldwide. so the golden globes were filled with big honors and a big message as attendees were dressed in black head to toe. >> it wasn't about who you were wearing but why they were wearing it. as a nod to female empowerment, some of them were accompanied by women's activists. three billboards outside ebbing, missouri won. and lady bird won for best musical or comedy movie, and oprah winfrey, of course, kept with the theme of the night as she became the first black woman to be honored with the cecil b. de mille award. >> i want all the girls watching here now to know that a new day is on the horizon! [cheers and applause] and when
dawns, [cheers and applause] >> oprah shouting time's up as well to a standing ovation. she said for too long women have not been heard or believed if they dared to speak their truth. coming up, just hours to go until the last college football game of the season. we're going to brake doeak down alabama and dogs game. >> big rivalry, plus, the major health warning. this flu season is worse than most. what you need to know next on "world news now." get in, fred! even if it means being the back half of a unicorn. fear not fred, the front half washed his shirt with gain flings! and that smell puts the giddy in giddy up. that's because one gain flings pac has more freshness than a
you're looking at new york's central park where it is currently 18 decrees. balmy. >> sounds nice, doesn't it? >> it does. >> doctors say the colder it gets the more your immune system can suffer. and that's a new concern. >> the cdc is reporting 46 states with widespread influenza activity. emergency rooms in some places are overflowing and tents are being set up to handle the sick.
here's marcy gonzalez. >> reporter: emergency rooms full. nearly every state in the country reporting widespread flflu activity. >> i have been sick for like seven days now and it's worse. >> reporter: a 7-year-old died from complications from the virus. >> i never expected it. he was very healthy. >> reporter: in california, 2peop27 people have died this season. >> this is the worst flu season i've seen. >> reporter: there are more than 41,000 cases confirmed, more than twice as many this time last year. some pharmacies running out of tamiflu. and every day here at ucla smon santa
people. this woman lost a child from the same thing. >> i take them to the doctor. >> reporter: the head of this e.r. sharing this advice. >> if the fever persist and you're not able to control it, you're weak and fatigued. you're not able to keep flu iid down you need to be evaluated. >> reporter: doctors say it is not too late to get the flu shot. it is only about 30% effective but it can help reduce the severity of symptoms. santa monica, california. >> a good reminder to wash your hands. >> exactly. that is the key, i think, in all of this. we're turning to a cleveland suburb where turkeys are turning letter carriers into chickens. >> postal workers say a gang of the wild birds have been ruffling postal workers' feathers. >> ruffling their feathers, i get it. >> the
>> that's what a group of turkeys is called. >> has kept letter carriers away from about two dozen homes. residents have been forced to go to the post office to get their mail themselves. >> i would brave the turkey. coming up, we're getting a sneak peek at a documentary about the legendary david bowie. >> you're watching "world news now." any object. any surface. if you've got a life you gotta swiffer
♪ i guess it was january two years ago. it's hard to believe as we listen to david bowie there that it's been two years since he died. he spent more than 50 years, of course, entertaining the world with his unforgettable music. >> he worked up until the very end. a new documentary opens the door into those final years. here's deborah roberts. ♪ >> reporter: from "rebel rebel", and "fame." ♪ fame
>> reporter: to "space odyssey". ♪ ground control to major tom >> reporter: and "let's dance", david bowie was a transformative figure in contemporary music. now a new documentary, "david bowie, the last five years", takes an intimate look at the artist's final contributions, the artists, next day, black star and lazarus. >> you talk to his band members, and they reveal a lot about this man, their deep affection for him, his humor. >> mm-hm. they genuinely loved him. they genuinely loved him. and i think they admired him hugely, and they still do. >> he was always funny. he always had a funny sense of humor. he was always joking about things. >> reporter: what about lazarus? they say in the documentary, we understand that was on his bucket list. he wanted to do a musial. >> seeing that it's a weapon. >> reporter: inspired by the character
film "the man who fell to earth", he had wanted to create a musical since he started in the '60s. >> when he started a musical, he didn't know he was ill. >> reporter: but he was undergoing treatment when he was finishing. he passed away a month after the show's opening night. ♪ i was looking for >> reporter: when you look at "la "lazarus", there are a lot of people who say it's prophetic. >> he's in the bed and bandaged up. but originally, when they conceived of that idea, the video director had no knowledge that david was ill, and i'm not sure david knew how ill he was or that it was going to be terminal. there are two lazaruss in the bible. one of them comes back to life. it could be a sign that this is hopeful. so when he at the end of that video he goes back into the closet, which is a joke, and i remember the video director saying that david had said to him,
into the closet at the end, because that will get them all thinking, won't it? there's david bowie who came out of closet in the '70s. >> reporter: he left behind his wife, the model iman, a son and daughter and a body of work that will live on forever. what do you want people to remember about david bowie? >> i don't think anything will be quite as beguiling as the music that david bowie produced. and that's why we still care. >> reporter: the end of an era. >> end of an era, exactly. >> reporter: deborah roberts. abc news, new york. >> definitely a legend. and in the documentary which airs today on hbo, he recemented his legend. owe spent the last five years of his life trying to build it back up. today by the way would have been david bowie's 71st birthday. >> and anyone who
iconic for decades like that, think of the generations that he influenced in that time. it's pretty amazing. >> that, indeed. all right, coming up, atlanta, the place to be tonight, the site of the national football championship game. it's never much, just what's left after i break a dollar. and i never thought i could get quality life insurance with my spare change. neither did i. until i saw a commercial for the colonial penn program. imagine people our age getting life insurance at such an affordable rate. it's true. if you're 50 to 85, you can get guaranteed acceptance life insurance through the colonial penn program for less than 35 cents a day, just $9.95 a month. there's no medical exam and no health questions. you know, the average cost of a funeral is over $8,300.
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many have been waiting for all season long, the alabama crimson tide and the georgia bulldogs, rivals fighting for this hunk of gold, bronze and steel, and a chance to reign supreme. it was georgia that wowed college football fans, securing its berth with its wild double overtime win over the oklahoma sooners. but despite the burning rivalry, alabama fans seem comfortable here at georgia. >> all right, roll tide. >> reporter: i met the fathers of two alabama players. one making a hopeful prediction. >> alabama-28. >> reporter: 28? >> georgia-13. >> i don't care if it's only by one point. a win is a win. >> reporter: and i ran into cam and peyton. >> it's been too long, go dogs. >> reporter: young fans hanging around the
this game is more than just football. it's a battle between master and apprentice. it's the first time bama and the dogs will meet since the 2015 regular season, when georgia head coach kirby smart was still an assistant to alabama legend nick saban. then there's the tale of the 19-year-old quarterbacks, with all eyes on the georgia freshman. and jalin hertz. a reminder to tune in this evening. >> coverage begins at 8:00 p.m. eastern on abc's sister network espn. >> it's basically a home game for the bulldogs and alabama for that matter, only two hours away, jack, you say what? >> i say, i hate to say it, alabama 20, georgia 16. >> wow. >> ain't going to happen. >> really? i mean, it's sort of like
this morning on "world news now," the award season is back in black. >> the red carpet was the only flash of color at the golden globes with hollywood showing solidarity in the face of scandal, but it was far from a silent protest, what the stars said straight ahead. and a travel nightmare at one of the nation's busiest airports. several inches of water flooding a major terminal, stranding passengers and delaying flights. a cruise ship sailed right into a major storm. it was rocked by huge waves with freezing water pouring in.
extra tv box. when the professional snowplow guys are busy, you make due. it is monday, january 8. from abc news, this is "world news now." ah, we say welcome to maggie rulli who is here fresh off -- this is her first day, by the way, in your 30s. her first official day in the 30s as well. >> i like the slow clap for the 30s. that's a slow clap kind of deb ai -- decade. there is no place i'd rather be kick starting my 30s. >> we enjoy spending your dirty 30 with you. >> ooh, i like that. >> you know the golden globes, it was 50 shades of black on the red carpet, kicking off the awards season of course. a dramatic blackout you would say on the
>> gone were the colorful gowns that we're used to. stars dressed in black to make a powerful statement against sexual harassment that has plagued their industry. donya baucus has the story. >> reporter: the stars wore the color in a show of solidarity. many also wearing pins with the slogan "time's up." >> time's up on this balance of power. >> reporter: host seth myers tackling the tone. >> good evening ladies and remaining gentlemen. >> reporter: the first award of the night? going to nicole kidman for lead actress in a limited series or tv move evil the show also winning big in limited series. >> "the handmaid's tale". >> reporter: winning
elisabeth moss. >> we the story in print. and we are writing the story ourselves. >> reporter: "this is us" actor sterling kvl sterling k. brown taking the award for best actor in tv series. and james franco winning best actor in "disaster artist" for playing tommy rizzo, whom he brought on stage. oprah winfrey made history by becoming the first african-american woman winning the cecil b. de mille award. >> a new day is on the horizon! >> reporter: and for best picture. >> "three billboards." >> reporter: it is said to offer one of the best frpreviews of wt and who will win at the oscars on
>> nominations come out a little later on january 24th. i was watching alison jan eney, she was in "i, tonya." she thanked tonya harding who was in the audience but ironically did not mention nancy kerrigan during that entire thing. >> it's not "i, nancy." >> more coming on the golden globes throughout the morning. but we're going to move on to the other big story, the chaos at one of the nation's busiest airports. >> the arrival area at jfk was evacuated for hours. a water main break sent three inches of water into terminal four, causing delays and canceled flights. it's believed the break was caused by cold weather. >> most of the passengers were unable to retrieve their bags. some
flooding. many were told to come back today to get their backs. it was the latest incident since last week's snowstorm that crippled the airport there. and the frigid air will end for most of the northeast after record temperatures on cape cod. that's people there on a frozen beach. >> that's hard to believe. temperatures are rising above freezing this afternoon, 36 in chicago, 30 in boston, but even the south is stuck in the 40s. >> traverse city, michigan at 33, that will seem balmy. but a storm is about to slam california bringing heavy winds and mountain snow and flash flood watches. >> storm may end the wildfire season, but heavy rain in burn areas may cause mudslides. no end in sight. sorry isn't just a popular justin bieber song. it appears to be the song that steve bannon is singing these da
apologizing for the comments that he made in that bombshell book "fire and fury" about the president. here's abc's david wright. >> reporter: fallout over "fire and fury." bannon is trying to justify his use of the words treasonous and unpatriotic to describe that lawyer between campaign officials and that russian lawyer. donald trump jr. is a patriot and a good man, he said in a statement, insisting his commen comments were directed at paul manafort, a seasoned campaign professional with experience and knowledge of how the russians operate. >> the president of the united states is a great man. you know i support him day in and day out. >> reporter: bannon appears to be trying to placate the president who blames him
giving author wolff access to the white house. trump takes issue with the fact that they have discussed trump's mental fitness to serve. wolff claims they even talked about the 25th amendment. the president has pushed back hard at any hint he may be unfit to serve, tweeting throughout pie life, my two greatest assets have been mental stability and being like really smart. >> i went to the best colleges for college. i went to, i had a situation where i was a very excellent student. >> reporter: trump went so far as to call himself a genius, quote, and a very stable genius at that. >> the pre
genius who won against a field of 17 incredibly talented people. >> reporter: one white house adviser kept trying to sing the president's praises. >> you, there's one viewer that you care about right now, and you are being on seek with us to please him. i think i've wasted enough of my viewers' time. as republicans call for jeff sessions to resign. >> reporter: jake tapper finally cut him off. although bannon sought to explain this one quote from the book he didn't retract the words or take back other disparaging comments he's made about the president's family. among other things he blamed jared and ivanka for the firing of james comey. he suggested that ivanka trump is dumb as a brick and predicted the prosecutors are going to crack dorn jn jr. like an egg o national tv. north and s
now just hours away from opening historic talks at the border village that separates them. they will be talking about next month's olympics to be held in south korea. now the tweets about the nuclear button are being defended by mike pompeo. we're still waiting to learn the names of two people who had very lucrative weekends. >> they won more than $1 billion in combined lottery jackpots. a powerball ticket sold in mere mack, new hampshire, he thought a frozen pipe had burst when he got the 5:00 a.m. call. >> the other winner was
megamillions. it was sold in florida over the weekend. coming up in sports, we're rounding out wildcard weekend. >> while the jaguars were battling with the bills, the juice was on the loose, with o.j. simpson rooting for his old team. and thousands of passengers who feared death. the ship getting tossed into the storm after they sailed right into it. reeve anyone? g like sweaty odor. yup, he's gone noseblind. he thinks it smells fine, but his mom smells this... luckily there's febreze fabric refresher for all the things you can't wash. it finds odors trapped in fabrics and washes them away as it dries. and try pluggable febreze to continuously eliminate odors for up to 45 days of freshness. pluggable febreze and fabric refresher. two more ways to breathe happy.
hundreds of people who live on that remote island that you see there north of australia were forced to evacuate when the island's long-dormant volcano erupted. there are no records of when the volcano was last active. the ash plume rose to about 7,000 feet. scientists are monitoring the new activity which they say increases the risk of a tsunami. >> look at that. that's crazy. u.s. navy planes are assisting in the search for dozens of missing oil tanker crew members off china's east coast. >> the iranian tanker burst into flames after colliding with a chinese freighter over the weekend. all but two of the missing crew members are from
million barrels of oil. the entire crew of the freighter has been accounted for. fts a and passengers on board a cruise ship in the atlantic didn't think they'd survive a storm. the norwegian break-away ran right into the storm on its way back to new york from the bahamas. >> 30-foot waves septembnt wateo rooms. glass broke and the ship tilted. many of the 4,000 passengers say they thought they were going to die. >> i knew if we had to get those life jackets on and evacuate the ship, there was probably no way we going to make it. >> i sat there holding my children thinking i can't believe i brought my kids hire and thinking i don't think we're going to make it back. >> the ordeal lasted two full days. norwegian cruise lines have apologized but haven't offered any refunds or credits. >> they s
the weather would be that bad and the forecast was a lot worse. >> i remember talking about that storm. >> we all knew about it. we didn't keep it a secret. at some point hopefully they'll find out about the refunds. from the ice storm to the heat. and australia right now, they're dealing with something different than what we're dealing with. >> with much of us shivering through record cold in the u.s., summer down under has been hot. it hit a scorching 117 degrees in sydney, that's 1-1-7. one degree short of a record set nearly 80 years ago. >> residents are being warned to limit their time outside and drink lots of water and go to the beach. that's a food time. coming up, the carolina panthers under review by the nfl. >> did they let cam newton back into the game too quickly after a major hit? you see it there in sports on "world news now."
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go! >> there he is. mickey mouse got things going at the 25th annual disney world marathon yesterday. thousands of runners were facing much chillier weather than normal. >> some interesting outfits there as well. for the women, giovanna martins of brazil came in first place. for the men, nick hilton became the first american to win it since 2004, first american man coming in first exactly one year after getting engaged at the theme park >> sweet. look at that. in the nfl, two division rivals started off day two of wildcard weekend. carolina and new orleans faced off in louisiana. >> so the home team opened scoring with an 80-yard bomb. nice. the saints going up, 7-0 there. >> moving to the fourth quarter, carolina suffered a scare. cam newton was woozy after taking a big hit. look at that. he then dropped to his knees
the nfl is reportedly reviewing the protocol there. >> because newton was put back in the game and did this, he hits christian mccaffrey with a pass, mccaffrey running in for 56 yards to score, carolina was alive yet again. >> then just seconds left, the panthers with one last chance and newton is sacked. new orleans survives, 35-26. >> they get a trip to minneapolis. the saints will face minnesota. it will be a bird battle with the falcons facing the top-seed eagles, although they had some injury problems in philly. we'll see how that plays out. scoring was at a premium in the second game of the day. >> it was buffalo and jacksonville combined for one touchdown. and here it is. ooh, the jaguars blake broyles
>> buffalo not only couldn't get into the end zone in its first playoff game in 18 years, it also lost its quarterback, tyrod taylor was knocked out. >> woo. >> with under two minutes left in the game. >> that left it up to racky noo nate peterman. jacksonville wins a struggle, 10-3. and they may play a certain team popular around here. one of the bills' famous alums joins fans. o.j. simpson wore the jers eaey lesean mccoy. the juice with some fans. looking ahead to next week, the jaguars travel to pittsburgh to take on the steelers on sunday and the tennessee titans advance over the chiefs and take on the super bowl champions in new england on
but tonight's a big night. the college football season comes to an end when alabama and georgia meet up for the national championship. >> this is always my favorite one. the crimson tide are fresh off their victory over clemson. they outlasted them in their rose bowl classic. kirby smart spent nine seasons on alabama staff under nick saban. saban talked about what they have in common. >> i hate to lose. and i've been around kirby long enough and he's been on my basketball team long enough that i know he hates to lose, too. and i think that has something to do with it. >> saban there was referring to the lunchtime basketball games he holds with his staff. during his career, saban has played teams coached by former assistants 11 times. he's undefeated in those games. and finally, a lesson in how not to caddie. don't stand in front of your player. he didn't
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♪ all right, time for your monday mix. and we're going to start with a little bit of a change happening at a major gym chain in this country. lifetime fitness which has about 128 gyms nationwide have decided they've had enough of cable news. they've pulled cnn. they've pulled msnbc, they've pulled fox and cnbc from their gyms. not because they, they have something against anderson cooper or, or don lemon, but just because they feel as if it's become a little bit too political. so there have been fights that
>> you've seen that at the gym? >> on tape. that have broken out in the past with people getting a little too heated at the gym. so they feel like this is not the stress reliever. >> there are a lot of angry pundits out there, but you work out and go to the gym. dot angry pundits motivate you to run faster and harder? >> i listen to a book on tape. it really gets me going. >> stop it. interesting to see how this plays out. i wonder if it will anger more people or calm them out, make it a more zen experience for the yogis. >> just work out to bob ross. >> that's a terrible idea. fall asleep. we talked about the cold weather this week. we're going to take you to mt. washington, trying to blow bubbles on mt. washington, and it is so cold outside that look at this. the bubbles freeze over and will not pop on the ground. what i think is so cool here i
fracture. they stay in this kind of half-solid, half-gel liquid bubble state. >> the temperature up there is like minus 37, which is insane. >> it's one of the coldest places on earth, mt. washington. >> so if you have all the snow and you don't have something to plow it with. >> what do you do? >> check out this guy in pennsylvania. he just used that old tv box that was in the house. and he made due. the driveway's clear. the tv that's inside isn't working. that's the only problem. >> now, would you be this dedicated? if you had snow in your front yard, would you get out there with a lawn mower and tv box? or would you be inside, snuggled in, movies on? here's a warmer story, we're taking you to san diego where there was a scare on the beach. people thought they saw a shark in the water. do, do, do.
this morning on "world news now," chaos at one of the nation's busiest airport. passengers at jfk were evacuated for hours, hundreds of flights canceled and the freezing weather is to blame. advisers are stepping up to defend president trump, even defending his mental fitness. this as former chief strategist steve bannon is sort of walking back some of the comments he used against the president's son. and later this hour, time's up at the 75th annual golden globes. >> hollywood blacked out the
show, giving the normally boozy affair a much more somber tone. we're going to hear from the women and men who spoke out against abuse. and with everyone wearing black, judging the fashion this season might get interesting. we'll break down who wore it best and who still manned to mess up their look despite the colorless dress code. "the skinny" goes all hollywood on this monday, january 8th. from abc news, this is "world news now." ah, there, so it is like black is the new black on the red carpet. different shades of black. >> i was impressed. not a single celebrity there did not wear black. >> yes, there is one person who wore a color who is the head of the hollywood foreign press, but we'll get to that a little later. but we want to start with the travel nightmare that continues to grow. one of the busiest international airports in north america. >> a b
airport was trying to recover from saturday's weather-related mess that caused cancellations and delays. >> good news, overseas flights have resumed, but there are still plenty of problems with baggage and computer terminals at that airport. >> it was just a madhouse. there was like pushing people out, and like nobody was moving. everyone's like confused. >> reporter: travelers at jfk airport tragically fighting for survival. >> luggage everywhere and people everywhere. no place to walk. >> reporter: the madness caused by a broken water main inside terminal four. three inches of water taking out two-thirds of the arrivals area for five hours. >> it just kept coming and coming. >> reporter: power shut off for safety reasons. >> they turned off the lights at the place where the luggage arrives. they evacuated everyone. fire alarms started going off.
what to do. >> the pipe had frozen. so this appears to be directly weather-related. but it is not clear why the pipe was not weather protected. >> the carousel was completely floating. and they didn't come until it was running into carousel three, so they said move into carousel four. once we got to carousel four, they said empty the building completely. >> reporter: several inbound flights diverted throughout the night. and on the tarmac, several aircraft on the ground with baggage for hours, unable to turn around for takeoff. as for the complete meltdown on saturday, the port authority saying the cascading failure's the result of a break down in communication between airlines and terminal operators. >> getting them to gates, unloaded in a timely fashion was completely unacceptable. >> reporter: as for su
terminal was jam-packed because passengers waiting for their luggage, some waiting for six hours before being told to go home and come back monday. now for the first time this year, a bit of good news. temperatures are going to be above freezing today. >> but the deep freeze got in last shots. jack's excited about it. there was a burst pipe that turned a philadelphia expressway into a skating pond. the major downtown loop there was shutdown. luckily it happened overnight and on a weekend. >> ice and accidents closed highways in the chicago area, but the cold weather froze lake michigan. >> the weather will improve a little bit. >> an a little. >> somewhat. >> let's get the latest from paul williams. >> we are still expecting another round of wintry weather, but this time around not as cold, but still snow. keep that in mind. so we're talking about snow in indiana, ohio, penyl
wintry or icy mix throughout portions of west virginia. we're looking at this icy mix through the ohio valley region through the evening area. so brace for that with a bait of rain for the deep south that will slow thins down there. and then speaking of rain, finally rain in the southwest from l.a. to san diego. maggie, kendis? >> let's talk about that for a second. southern california residents are filling sandbags ahead of that storm. the wildfire stripped vegetation and mudslides are very possible. turning now to president trump and his inner circle spending the weekend fending off damaging allegations in an explosive new book. >> and now steve bannon is claiming at least one stunning statement attributed to him was misconstrued. more now from brian clark. >> reporter: president trump on the offensive sunday, discrediting a new book "fire and fury" that paints an unflattering picture of his presidency, saying i've had to put up with the fake news since the first day i announced i would be running for preside
book. written by a totally discredited author. ronald reagan had the same problem and handled it well. so will i. the book's author, michael wolff defending his book on "meet the press." >> this is, what happened here, what's going on here? this is, you know, i think not an exaggeration and not unreasonable, it's not unreasonable to say this is 25th amendment kind of stuff. >> reporter: the 25th amendment allows the vice president and cabinet to remove the president from office if unfit to serve. the white house adviser steven miller defending the president's mental fitness on cnn's "state of the union." >> you've got 24 hours a day of anti-trump material, you are not going to give three minutes. >> there's one viewer you're caring about and you're being on
obsequious to please him. i think i've wasted enough of my viewers' time. as -- >> reporter: meanwhile, steve bannon issued an apology. over comes attributed to him in that book. he now claims that he used the treasonous adjective to describe paul manafort. in a statement obtained by abc news, he says i regret that my delay in responding to the inaccurate reporting regarding don jr. has diverted attention from the president's historical accomplishments in the first year of his presidency. the president has been harsh on bannon in recent days following the book's revelations. brian clark, abc news. >> one more note about that steven miller interview with jake tapper. he wouldn't leave. steven miller stayed there. they tried to kindly ask him to leave the set. he did not. finally, the folks at cnn had to have security escort him out of the building there on the set. he refused to leave. it was a very interesting scene apparently, after things got a little heated there on set.
>> behind the scenes. in the meantime, we're going to move on. because senator bernie sanders is attacking president trump's plan to extend a border wall with mexico. the president's proposal calls for spending $18 billion over the next decade on the wall. sanders says the administration's idea doesn't make any sense. >> the american people in fact do not want to spend billions of dollars on a wall which trump told us would be paid for by the mexican government, which of course is not going to be paid for by the mexicans. >> sanders did indicate he's open to a compromise on border security and the protection of d.r.e.a.m.ers, the young immigrants brought to the u.s. illegally by their parent. the search for a missing college student has come up empty nearly a week after he vanished near his parents' home in california. he was on winter break from the university of pennsylvania when he was last seen. a friend told police they went to the park tuesday fight and
never came back. but his parents are baffled, saying he was excited about school and a new apartment. >> he left our house that night with no wallet, no money, no identification, no credit cards. no keys. no eyeglasses. this is someone that needs to wear eyeglasses. >> blaze's mother also says he takes daily medication that he needs to function, and she doesn't believe her son would willingly leave it behind. spacex has launched a secret satellite. it's not quite so secret because everybody knows about it. >> so an unmanned falcon rocket lifted off from cape canaveral hours ago. it is code named zuma. and it will be in an undisclosed orbit. commentary stopped about five minutes into the flight, because the mission is classified. >> classified. however spacex did show the boosters' return to florida,
even it landing upright. >> every time we see this, it's the most amazing thing. >> every time. >> they're doing great work there. >> you and i, first trip to mars, kendis. >> you first. >> i want you right there next to me. if you've ever asked yourself whether it's too cold to go outside without pants, the answer is no. >> sub-freezing temperatures made for a slightly cooler than normal no-pants subway ride in new york. the requirements to participate, you're willing to take off your pants in the subway and willing to keep a straight face. >> the worldwide event saw many leave their trousers at home before boarding the trains. like here in the london tube, people left their trousers at home before getting there. >> ooh, chilly! >> wow. coming up in "the skinny," the tough choices for fashion at the colorless golden globes. who managed to stand out in a sea of all black. kelly clarkson, star struck on the red carpet.
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and, you know, that was 1984? that was 34 years ago? phone -- folks, time's up! [cheers and applause] >> barbra streisand with a warning there at the golden globe, calling out the hollywood foreign press association for not supporting more female directors. >> something you heard a lot of last night. the normally lighthearted awards show took on a more serious tone with powerful moments from the stars. let's take a look. >> well, i think it's time to address the elephant not in the room. harvey weinstein isn't here tonight, because, well, i've heard rumors that he's crazy and difficult to work with. but don't worry, he'll be back in 20 years, when he becomes the first person ever booed during the "in memoriam." it will sound like that. >> i do hope and i believe that we can elicit change.
through the stories we tell and the way we tell them. let's keep the conversation alive. >> what i appreciate so much about this thing is i'm being seen for who i am and appreciated for who i am. and it makes it that much more difficult to dismiss me or dismiss anybody who looks like me. >> yeah, these five nominees have agreed to give up half of their salary back so that women can make more than them. >> i don't think that actually happened yet, but that's a great idea. >> and here are the all-male nominees. for "the shape of water." >> for the male nominees in the room tonight, this is the first time in three months it won't be terrifying to hear your name read out loud. >> so i want tonight to express gratitude to all the women who have endured years of abuse and assault, because they, like my
mother, had children to feed and bills to pay and dreams to pursue. they're the women whose names we'll never know. >> quite amazing to see just that sea of black from hollywood last night. well, coming up in "the skinny," the best dressed of the blacked-out looks. >> plus an a-lister spotted serving drinks to his table. my digestive system used to make me feel sluggish but now, i take metamucil every day. it traps and removes the waste that weighs me down, so i feel lighter. try metamucil, and begin to feel what lighter feels like.
♪ skinny ♪ so skinny all right, we're back. we covered the golden globe a little bit. now we're going to talk about the red carpet. it was a red carpet in black. and you notice that the stars, they get star struck as well. >> i love this. seeing stars get star struck by other stars, kelly clarkson was no exception to this. she was talking to ryan seacrest outside when a special someone called her out. >> that's meryl. meryl streep.
>> i thought you tripped. you saw meryl streep. my heart just dropped. i thought you tripped. this is kelly clarkson. >> i love you. i've adored you since i was like 8. >> how cute is she, it's meryl. >> the two embraced and said hello. >> the other stars around them are like, you know. tom hanks is over there saying, what am i, chopped liver? >> judging from the fashion this year it will prove a little different and difficult to break everything apart. everyone was wearing black. >> spoiler alert. everyone's in black. let's kick things off with halle berry. she stunned in this lace dress with a plunging neckline. >> she looked amazing. >> gorgeous. >> lady bird actress, sersha ronan wore this. but it was versace.
side. i like that. angelina jolie channeled old hollywood, check out the feather trim, wow. >> she wore black but she had a revealing slit. >> of course, ooh, ooh, very nice. and speaking of plunging necklines, check out geena davis. now i'm not going to say how old she because also i don't know. but she looks like she never is a day above 20. maybe not 20. that's a bit of an exaggeration. but i would like to wear a plunging neckline for that long in my life. >> eva longoria wore black. she showed off her baby bump. >> that's nice. but the night wasn't all about the ladies. let's look at the dudes. chris hemsworth wore a printed suit. >> and james and david franco. the brothers. james, of course, won the best actor award for "the
artist." but yeah, so they have a normal tu tuxedo. >> so once everybody was inside, the stars grabbed their drinks, unless they were seated at tom hanks' table. >> a variety reporter spotted hanks ordering some martinis. >> he made his way back to his table and did the smart thing. he made sure his director is nicely boozed up. no word on how spielberg likes his martini. >> got to booze up crew. want to give a shout out to james franco and inviting the real-life disaster artist out on stage. as he leans into the mic, but, but, he was quickly nudged out by james franco, like hold on, hold on, nice try. >> on the way back stage, look at this, he was apparently denied again. he was walking back stage, and he seemed to just, i'm just
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island. and take a look with our drone cam, there's so much snow, and with this sub-zero wind chill, it's not melting anytime soon. >> on one of the coldest days of the year, president trump was boiling mad about the new book by journalist michael wolff and its disparaging look at trump's first year in office. >> i consider it a work of fiction. north korea and south korea have now agreed to sit down to talk in advance of the upcoming olympic games. >> the topic this time, the north's participation in olympic games. it may sound unimportant, but the talks come at a time of incredible tension. the north near perfecting a nuclear weapon that could potentially reach the u.s. >> panic on a toronto tarmac as two planes collide, turning the tail of this sunwing jet into a ball of flames. pearson international airport saying all passengers made it safely into the terminal.
>> as a powerful bomb cyclone slammed the east coast with snow and whipping winds, a cruise ship sailed right into its path. even the water from the pool churning. anything not held down tossed around. some guests not feeling safe in their rooms moving to the ship's atrium. >> terrified. they were all crying. people had life vests on. >> tennessee titans' marcus mariota making history by throwing a touchdown pass to himself. third and goal. he races to his left. there he comes, not going to get the end zone. he throws the pass, it's knocked down. he caught the ball himself, actually, that made a difference. final score titans 22, chiefs 21. >> it's at that point that kansas city was just like, we're done here. >> take the win. >> so they head to new england next where they will no doubt
making news in america this morning, travel nightmare. a flood of trouble at one of the busiest airports adding to days of travel chaos. stranding thousands of passengers and now the new weather concern for the morning commute. bannon backtracks. the president's former top aide clarifying his comments in that bombshell book while another presidential adviser is escorted away by security at a cnn interview after that interview turned nasty. time's up at the golden globes as they tackle sexual harassment. the top moments. the big winners and the big