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good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. here are some of the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." breaking news. end of an era in rock 'n' roll. confirmation coming in moments ago that david bowie has passed away at the age of 69. full details in a moment. >> it was a big night for hollywood and for actor leonardo dicaprio taking home the best actor golden globe award for his performance in revenant which also won best dramatic motion picture and best director. we'll have a full report straight ahead. aid an u.s. b-52 led warplanes over the south korean capital to send a message to north korea. the u.s. stands behind its ally even as north korea boasts about its h-bomb test still not confirmed. >> the worries about china's economy are again weighing down the stock market.
the main exchange has been mof by as up as 2.5%. u.s. markets may follow suit. those are some of our top stories on this monday, january 11th. noips from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning, everyone. we begin with the sad news from london breaking overnight. david bowie's death at the age of 69. >> it really did come as a shock in the overnight hours. known for his many styles and colorful costumes he had been fighting cancer. his death comes days after his birthday. we get a look back from bbc's mark radcliff. >> it's the last show that we'll ever do. >> reporter: when bowie made this announcement in 1973, many in the audience assumed he was quitting music. but it was only his alter ego ziggy stardust who bowed out that night. ♪ this is ground control to major tom ♪ >> reporter: it was just the first of a series of changes of
persona which would both entrance and bewilder his fans. born david jones in london, he performed both music and mime before he got his first major hit. with the incarnation of ziggy stardust, the androgenous bisexual rock star from another planet brought him star constitute us in america. ♪ >> i felt really comfortable going on stage as somebody else, and it seemed a rational decision to keep on doing that. and so i got quite besotted with the idea of just creating character after character. >> reporter: he moved to germany where he teamed up with the avant-garde musician brian ena, three creative albums that probably represent his most creative period. ♪
♪ put on your red shoes and dance the blues ♪ >> "let's dance" became his most successful album thanks to stylish videos. the 1990s saw a revival. he saw the potential of the internet to deliver music very early on releasing his single "lies" as a download from the earthling album. it was another example of how this multitalented performer was always ready to strike out in new directions and reinvent both himself and his music. ♪ >> legend is exactly the word. so many people will use to describe him. it was his big crossover here in america in 1975 for that song "fame" that won over so many american hearts. he was the singer characteristicized as plastic soul and he was inducted in the
hall of fame. >> brian and i were talking about. he really, really did change the game, the music game, the culture game. should point out, he's been married to the model iman since 1982. it's rare to have marriages in this business that last so long. iman has not commented on twitter publicly but you kind of look at her tweets over the last couple of days and you realize something was afoot. one recent tweet saying sometimes you will never know the true value of a moment till it becomes a memory. >> it was bowie's son who broke the news officially confirming his death. the rock icon battling cancer dying, again at 69. >> he just celebrated his birthday on january 8th and carnegie hall will celebrate his memory and his legend. >> they certainly will. >> in march. >> next to one of hollywood's biggest nights leading up to the oscars. >> in what's wildly seen as a bellwether to the academy award,
"the revenant" took home three important golden globe awards but there were some surprises, as well. abc has the latest. >> and the golden globe goes to "the revenant." >> reporter: the grand finale for a grand show as the best motion picture drama is announced. >> snitch. >> ricky gervais back at it again. the host of the golden globes taking swipes at sean penn during his opening monologue after the actor interviewed a mexican drug kingpin. >> i want to do this monologue and then go into hiding. okay? not even sean penn been find me. >> reporter: the laughs made way to the first award of the evening for a genuinely surprised kate winslet who won for best supporting actress in a feature film for her work in "steve jobs." >> really, actually, i'm extremely surprised and overwhelmed. >> reporter: moments later matt damon won for his role in the
martian." >> it's been 1 years since i've been here doing this, and with a little more context, i know how lucky i am. >> reporter: other awards going to both new and old tv shows. >> thank you so much. >> i am truly speechless. thank you so much. >> sylvester stallone. >> the winner everyone agreed on, sylvester stallone honored for his work in "creed". >> i want to thank rocky balboa for being the best friend i ever had. >> reporter: stallone among other best movie actors. >> what an incredible honor. wow, that meant a lot. thank you so much. >> reporter: and best actresses. >> such an honor to play this character. thank you to our supporting cast. thank you to my hometown kentucky. >> with the globes over the race to oscar sunday is now officially under way. abc news had, new york. and coming up in our next half hour and all morning long,
more on the golden globes coverage and a look ahead to the oscars. so keep it here on abc. it may have been hollywood dreams that put the world's most infamous drug lord back behind bars. joaquin guzman el chapo was shopping his life story for a movie when he met with actor sean penn. their secret interview may have led authorities right to his hiding place. here's abc's matt gutman. >> there it is a handshake with hollywood. rolling stone magazine documenting proof of the secret meeting it between el chapo and sean penn. that meeting three months before this photo op. the kingpin back in handcuffs, rearrested friday after six months on the run. but perhaps even more stunning than word than one of hollywood's elite beened guzman in person is this, a video of el chapo answering questions. the accused killer in a
recording for penn and measurement can access cat del castillo who he hoped would make a movie about his life. but what neither el chapo or or penn and del castillo realized their communications were not so secret. mexican officials saying they used those to help track the drug lord. authorities recaptured him after a drug battle el e chapo initially escaping through a drainage pipe. >> he and his lieutenant crawled through here. you can't even crouch. it's about three feet high. extremely claus tro phobic. he can tell why they came out looking so filthy. now that he's back behind bars, penn is under fire. >> if one of these american actors want to go fawn all over a criminal and a drug trafficker in their interviews, they have a constitutional right to do it. i find it grotesque. >> we'll somebody else sort out what penn did and didn't do. el chapo is where he should be. >> reporter: but he may not stay there. since he demonstrated his ability to break out of two
mexican super max prisons he could be extradited to the u.s. to face charges. matt gutman, abc news, mexico. >> that standoff at the oregon wildlife refuge ends its second week. the leader says he will leave only after a plan is in place to turn control over to others. his mother called for warm blankets and french vanilla coffee creamer. a photo of two car crash survivors shows true love. the two students were on their way from tennessee to florida new year's eve when their truck went off road. how anyone survived beyond imagination but they did and this photo of them in the hospital is actually being slayered around the world. >> ah, glad they survived and so did their love. there were no injuries in the wake of a powerful tornado that tore through cape coral, florida, over the weekend. take a look though of this video that gives a birds eye view of
the damage. some houses were extensively damaged by it. many roof tops were blown off and trees and power lines snapped cutting electricity to thousands of residents. it could take till later today before everyone's power is back on. >> now the weather for the rest of the nation. a lot of rain in the pacific northwest. snow for the upper midwest and great lakes with two feet of lake effect snow possible for parts of western new york and pennsylvania. sharply code for the south with rain showers over the texas gulf coast. just about everyone will see colder temperatures today. 40s and 50s notice south. >> single digits in the upper midwest and 40s in the northwest. i'm just thrown off by this next story. police in portland, oregon, they're searching for a thief who stole a python by just hurts to say it, as a man dropping it down his pants. >> why is that so. >> as a man. you wouldn't understand. >> got it. >> the mental idea.
>> the surveillance video. >> of course there's video. >> of course there is. the guy reaching into the snake -- glass enclosure and right into his pants. the pet store owner says she couldn't believe her eyes. she says the thief is lucky it wasn't feeding day when the pythons are very hungry. notice i would like to note in the security video this incident happened involving a male species. no woman would do this. >> oh, my god. >> no, she would never do that. >> down his left leg no less. that's got to hurt at some point. coming up, your chances to win a billion dollars or more. the anticipation for wednesday's record powerball. have you got your ticket yet? >> not yet. the undefeated clemson football team and high hopes for another victory tonight against alabama. the hotly contested championship. >> but first the notorious suspected jewelry thief caught on camera in store after store.
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>> a brazen thief this woman did little to hide her face as authorities say she hit six stores in five states taking off with $4 million worth of jewelry after a nationwide manhunt, abbigail lee kemp is behind bars. >> it's a real power rush for people who like to do this kind of thing. it ultimately is their down fall. >> we need you to respond to an armed robbery. >> reporter: investigators say each heist played out much the same way. there video shows a holdup at a florida jewelry store, this man her alleged lookout. documents allege she held employees at gunpoint before emptying the display case. >> locked in the back. a white female with blondish brown hair, ponytail came in. she walked behind the counter. >> the fbi revealing pings from ceremony towers near the stores along with tips from people who recognized kemp led them to this georgia home. >> all of us knew the picture and we were like no way.
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of course, reena is back. you know what that means. hallelujah, we can get back to celebrating sports and getting some real facts and man, was it a big weekend for football. >> why are you crying as i'm delivering sports. >> emotional about this, huh. >> we've got lots of playoff action including the green bay packers and kendis's washington redskins. aaron rodgers and the pack not getting off to a good start. sacked in the end zone for a safety to start the game. then redskins qb kirk cousins connects with jordan reed for the td. they go up 11-0. but then rodgers throwing for two touchdowns. the packers running game also contributed a pair of touchdowns. packers win 35-18. i'm sorry for your loss, kendis
gibson. >> relax. >> looking at the entire playoff picture, green bay will head to arizona to take on the cardinals saturday night and the following day, the seattle seahawks who beat the minnesota vikings yesterday in the freezing temperatures take on the top seeded carolina panthers. >> that's going to be a tough one. in the afc chiefs beating houston this weekend moving on to play the new england patriots on saturday and capping off next weekend's playoff action will be the denver broncos and the pittsburgh steelers sunday afternoon. >> good games. >> good games ahead. while the playoffs for the pros heat up, chej cl football championship has arrived. clemson at alabama going head to head tonight. >> the two programs with plenty to prove. abc's jesse palmer has more on this match-up. >> reporter: the countdown to you that epic battle. number one clemson going for an unprecedented 15-0 going against
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>> we do say good morning on this monday. i'm kendis gibson. and you, you know i think i know who you are. >> so many women in between since i've been gone. >> it's like a typical weekend for me except not. >> oh, boy. oh, my goodness. talk about news though, huh? >> yeah, there's been lots going on throughout the last couple of days. throughout the weekend. pop culture meeting the world of high crime and drama in mexico. >> i knew i had to cut it off because my husband and i were feasting off of this rolling stones article about el chapo and sean penn. my 5-year-old asked me, mommy, do you think el chapo was a good sharer. i realized i had to stop talking about the story. we were obsessing about this all sunday. i realized it was time to stop. >> it's crossed so many layers. that's where we start this morning. that big interview with sean penn and joaquin guzman el chapo. >> actor sean penn scoring the
interview. most wanted fugitive in the world but drawing criticism for keeping his whereabouts a secret. matt gutman is in mexico where the process has begunton bring el chapo to the u.s. >> reporter: that staged handshake documenting sean penn's secret meeting with the world's most wanted drug lord. and then this stunning video posted to "rolling stones" website. the video testimonial, shot by one of his lieutenants for penn and mexican soap opera plaeg star kate del castillo his long time jail pen pal who he hoped would make a biopic about his life. amidst the squawking, he's unme pentent about drug trafficking acknowledges he's the world's biggest drug lord with a fleet of submarines, airplanes, trucks and boats. two of those planes, penn writes, were used to ferry the academy award winner to el chapo's hideout. ten-says the seven-hour
conversation was consummated by tequila and clandestine blackberry messages between the actress and el chapo. but a different picture. he was arrested, face twisted towards the cameras. the narco who twice busted out of mexican super matches nearly escaped again sweezing into a drainage pipe as mexican marines closed in on him. emerging hundreds of yards away. pulling up this manhole, look inside you can see the m-4 with the rocket launcher the two apparently used. >> it's a little less than chest high in here. it is extremely claustrophobic in here. and you can see down there how far it goes. when they were about to pop-up through this manhole, they apparently left this, it looks like an m-4 rifle with a grenade launcher here, then carjacked a car up above and tried to get out to the highway. >> el chapo finally corralled on this gravel road, spirited to a nearby hotel for that iconic photo. and they hope to keep him incarcerated by beefing up security at that prison he broke out of last year. and it's the fear of a third
escape in his career that's one of the reasons mexican authorities are now agreeing to the process of extraditing him to the u.s. >> we should point out a lot of people back here at home are looking into sean penn's involvement in that whole capture of el chapo and his relationship with him over the last few months. should move on to this because we're in for another rough week in the financial markets. asian stocks falling to their lowest level in more than four years. the reen is concern about china's economy. japan's market is closed for holiday but the exchanges in hong kong, south korea and as you trail why also down. we have breaking and sad breaking news out of london. entertainer david bowie died after an 18-month battle with cancer. the english singer songwriter, record producer, arranger, and actor and painter has been an
innovative figure in popular music for nearly 50 years. his appearance was as essential element of his appearance in the '70s and '80s. >> there's a growing murder mystery in italy. the body of ashley olsen was discovered in her apartment in florence. her friends here in the u.s. say they can't believe anyone would want to harm her. abc's alec mark quart reports from the tuscany. >> reporter: a mystery in the heart of tuscany. the state department confirming the death of american ashley olsen, found in her studio apartment. investigators say she had bruises and scratches on her neck. police, scouring the building in this upscale florence neighborhood. italian media reported she had a fight with her boyfriend a few days ago. after not hearing from her, he asked the landlord to let him in and found the body. he and several of olsen's friends have been questioned. so far, authorities say they have no suspects. >> i can't imagine a person who would hurt her. she's a gentle, a kind, a beautiful, friendly, lovely girl.
and it's an awful shock. we've got a great community here of people, and everyone loved her. >> reporter: the bubbly 35-year-old from florida seen here modeling arrived in florence in 2012, reportedly to join her father and work in fashion. olsen was known in her neighborhood as the american often seen with her beloved beagle scout. her grandmother telling abc news, our lives have changed forever. she was our loving, smart and precious girl. the ex-pat community here in florence is stunned by olsen's death. one of her friends telling abc news she was fun, groundsed and worked hard. italy's chief of police also said they would devote maximum attention to solving this murder. alex marquardt, abc news, florence. hillary clinton has racked up a couple of unsurprising endorsements. planned parenthood is throwing support behind clinton but says it has no intention of campaigning against her democratic rival bernie sanders. clinton picked uppence
doorsments from friends former arizona congresswoman gabby giffords based on her position on gun control. donald trump apparently has a new target. the nfl. trump told a rally of about 3,000 people in nevada yesterday that he does not watch pro football anymore because it's "gone soft." just like the rest of the u.s. trump says the nfl has outlawed what used to be considered a great tackle head on and violent game. the nfl has been implementing rules curtailing concussions. the u.s. army corps of engineers is taking first steps to prevent the flooding of new orleans. the corps opened a spillway to divert water from the swollen mississippi into lake pontchartrain. the river is at its highest level since the record flooding in 2011. the spillway has opened -- has been opened just ten times in the past 85 years. a crowd as you can see there gathered to watch it this time around. so the vikings and seahawks
made history in their playoff game because it was the third coldest nfl game ever with the temperature at kickoff at minus 4. and the windchill making it feel like minus 22. nice beard. it was also the coldest ever for the vikings. more details about the game later on. first the accuweather forecast from paul williams. paul, good morning. >> thanks, kendis, reena. finally we can turn the page at least halfway with the series of storms that's been battering the west coast. now the storm track moves a little further north still unsettled in seattle and medford. down towards southern cal, a bit of a dry weather pattern. the northeast totally different picture. old man winter is not going to make a cameo picture. it's going to stick around awhile. snow showers off the great lakes. temperatures falling below the norm and bracing for significant snow. kendis, reena. >> thank you so much, paul. what's being called the most famous party house in the world, kendis, this is a story for you this morning.
>> yes, this is fantastic. it's on the market. playboy enterprises the current owner of the playboy mansion is reportedly set to ask for more than $200 million -- $200 million for the six-acre estate built in 1927. hugh hefner bought the mansion in 1971 for the equivalent of $5.5 million. >> $5.5 million. >> $6.5 million rather. >> 6.5. but a major stipulation that hugh hefner comes with the property. >> what? >> i don't know. the new owner would have to let hip stay there until he dies. it's kind of crazy, isn't it. >> give or take a few years. >> experts say the property at best is worth maybe $60 million as a teardown. >> yeah, $200 million. the primary house comes with six beds, six baggetts, two half baggetts, only three stds. otherwise it's a deal. >> oh. coming up in the mix. didn't you miss me? do you have a greater chance of winning the record powerball or
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that jackpot. >> this is my toy. >> reporter: what happens when that dream turns into a nightmare? jack whittaker won the nearly $315 million powerball in 2002. >> my wife had said she wished she had torn the ticket up. well i wished we had torn the ticket up too. >> reporter: at the time he said he want waed to use his $80 million take home to make a difference. >> i can do a lot of good with this much money right now. >> reporter: his entire fortune was gone win-win four years. while he ended up giving some wingsing to family members, he lost most of it to thieves, drugs and gambling. in the end, he was left with $1.5 million worth of debt and a drug addiction that forced him into rehab. >> it certainly has been a curse to me. >> reporter: it's happened to others. their stash of megacash quaunderred with stunning speed. michael carole back on unemployment after partying away his jackpot. evelyn adams left living in a trailer after winning not once
but twice. some winners have lost who are than just their money. >> are you a murderer. >> abe shakespeare hit it big in 2006 staking home $17 million. using his winnings to pay off other's debts but greed getting the best of those close to him. dee dee moore taking advantage of the now millionaire stealing what remain of his jackpot and then murdering him ron claiborne, abc news, new york. >> quite a downer. >> coming up in our next half hour, two sisters looking for clues into their past get a surprise. how they found each other after many years. >> but first the golden globes award providing a preview of what we might expect at the oscars. we'll look into the crystal ball with rotten tomato's grae drake
at last night's golden globes had everything you could ask for in an awards show. >> great speeches and awkward moments. best series honors goes to "mr. robot" for drama and "mozart of the jungle" for musical or comedy. >> and best actor in that category over really talented field. >> and for best actor in a drama, mad man's jon hamm winning his second and his last golden globe for the iconic role of our welby loved don draper. >> best actress in a drama, tary ja p. henson winning for the role of cookie on the show "empire" and handing out cookies no less on the way to the stage. even one to leo dicaprio. >> the golden globe is really a precursor to next month's big
one. the academy awards. >> let's bring in our favorite movie guru right now, senior editor of rotten tomatoes grae drake for more. >> what was the biggest surprise of the night? >> i would say the biggest surprise of the night doesn't belong to an award winner. it would be ricky gervais and mel gibson's showdown. >> i thought that was really surprising. they were very far off script. and mel gibson proved himself to not have a great sense of humor about his trouble with the law. >> yeah. he didn't quite laugh it off but it was definitely a moment that kept the censors on the button and quite ready there indeed. from awards standpoint, what do we think? >> i am so excited that brie larson won the award for room" because it's an exceptional film. she has been long destined for greatness and i do not think that it's a coincidence that her dress was oscar gold, baby. i really think she's going to
win. >> you know, i've got to ask you, d grae, what does this mean for the oscars. does it look like leonardo dicaprio and matt damon definitely going to get something? >> i do think so. they're shoo floridas. matt damon would be more of a surprise because "the martian" before the globes seemed to have lost a little bit of momentum. but leonardo dicaprio is going to go all the way this year. the oscars are going to award him with that statue. i'm declaring it right now. >> we're looking forward to see what comes up. >> we should mention also "the martian" did surprisingly well. >> it really did. i was glad to see matt damon get some stage time after a particularly scathing ricky gervais joke involving his buddy ben affleck. but despite the fact that ridley scott did look like he was enduring some kind of water torture all night long, i'm really happy to see that the martian" took home an award. >> so quickly about "the
revenant," not one if your stomach is a little queasy to watch but it seems to be the one that is walking away with the buzz right now. >> yeah, "the revenant" is the movie that everybody needs to see if they haven't yet because leonardo dicaprio's performance is great. but perhaps even better is tom hardy. he's spectacular and almost unrecognizable in the film. and the direction, the cinematography and the bear attack scene make this movie really memorable this year. i think that it's going to go home with a lot of oscars. >> we know we've got to let you go. there's so many movies to watch. we want to let you get back to the after parties and drinking out of taraji p. henson's golden globe cup. >> and eating one of her cookies. >> grae drake, senior editor of rotten tomatoes. for more golden globe coverage ahead, we've got a lot more coming up. you're watching "world news now."
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oh, my god! >> he missed. oh, my. >> well, they're absolutely crushed. my favorite one is this guy when you see his reaction. he's not even looking. like i'm not going to look, not going to look and then he just hears the moans. and look at that sad look. >> that is sad. >> on his face. >> i'm sorry. >> of defeat. >> i'm sorry. it was a rough moment for a lot of folks. >> yeah, there's always next year. >> there is always next year. >> well, there might not be next year for some people. if you want to play the lottery, now is your chance. $900 million. we've got funny insight into this. we talk about sticks. >> $1.3 billion this time around. >> sorry, $1.3 billion now. thank you for that update. >> $900 million cash. >> that's chump change these days. >> exactly. >> so your chances are better of being murdered for your powerball ticket than winning. one in 6 50,000. chances also greater of
interviewing el chapo. >> is that for reals? >> of course it is. and solving a crime with a pet or an animal. your chances are better. >> well, that does happen. mr. ed was good at that. >> apparently being shamed by nick cage your chances one in ten. >> you have a better shot of that than winning the powerball. >> don't let that turn you down. apparently your odds of winning the powerball, 1 in 2 2 million. >> i'm taking those odds. we'll see how it works out. this is a gift that nobody really wants. groupon is now selling custom message delivered on large potatoes. so you can drop it like it's hot for $5.50. you can get whatever custom message that you want on it. so for like valentine's, it would be like i'm breaking up with you. we won't be together forever. these are some of the things that are being sold now. >> we're not going to be your co-anchor. won big in the
this morning on "world news now," political fight. front-runners hillary clinton and donald trump facing bigger challenges than expected from their challengers. the latest polls and what they mean. secret meeting, could sean penn be in trouble for interviewing el chapo before the fugitive was captured? penn's dramatic story for "rolling stone" and how it could backfire. >> and an unexpected act of kindness caught on camera. >> one subway passenger giving the shirt off his back to a fellow passenger in need. the generosity in the freezing cold. >> and later in "the skinny," big golden globe winners and the winning fashions on the red carpet. all the funny unforgettable moments on stage, as well on this monday, january 11th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now."
>> good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. breaking news that is coming out of london this morning. entertainer david bowie has died after an 1-month battle with cancer. >> the multitalented english singer, songwriter and actor a driving force in pop culture for nearly 50 years winning numerous awards including two grammy and a daytime emmy. >> felt really comfortable going on stage as somebody else. and it seemed a rationale decision to keep on doing that. and so i got quite besotted with the idea of just creating character after character. >> he leaves behind his super model wife iman and two children. he turned 69 last friday the same day he released his 28th album. >> he was active till the last moments. he wrote the music for lazarus now showing at the new york
theater workshop and even there an a month ago at opening night. >> more on this throughout the morning. the latest polls from iowa shows cruz edging past trump. david drier has more. >> clinton's campaign is sending panicked e-mails that the race is seriously tight. >> i think we're gaining steam here in iowa. i think we have an excellent chance to win here. >> now neck and neck with sanders in iowa too, clinton sharpening her attacks. >> to stop them, stand with her. >> reporter: in a new tv ad, clinton suggests she's the more electable candidate. in the latest poll hillary is tied with trump in new hampshire. sanders beats all three. >> these polls go up, they go down. i stay focused. >> also under pressure in iowa, republican front-runner donald trump. >> we're sort of like tied with
ted cruz. >> cruz has spent a week barnstorming iowa by bus and he knocked trump's signature plan to deport millions of immigrants. >> i don't intend to send jack boots to knock on your door and every door in america. >> reporter: trump fired back with another hit on cruz for being born in canada. >> is he a natural born citizen? i don't know. >> the first republican debate of the year is later this week in south carolina. clinton and sanders face off on monday on fusion as the white house says president obama won't endorse any candidate in the primary. devin dwyer, abc news, the white house. as president obama prepares for tomorrow night's state of the union address, the white house is releasing a partial list of guests. they will join the first lady. among them, air force sergeant spencer stone, the hero who helped prevent an act of terrorism on a paris-bound train. activist jim obergefell who took his landmark same-sex marriage equality case to the supreme court and won and governor
dannel malloy of connecticut who introduced gun safety laws after the sandy hook shooting and there will be one empty chair dedicated to victims of gun violence. live coverage of the address begins at 9:00 eastern time. we'll have reaction wednesday morning on "world news now." >> mexico has started the formal process of extraditing el chapo to america where he faces indictment in four states. the notorious drug lord was recaptured on friday after six months on the run. the next day "rolling stone" magazine published the blockbuster interview he gave to actor sean penn that was conducted in october. now that el chapo is behind bars, it's penn that is coming under fire. >> if one of these american actors want to go fawn all over a criminal and a drug trafficker in their interviews, they have a constitutional right to do it. i find it grotesque. >> we'll let somebody else sort out what sean penn did and didn't do. el chapo is where he should be. >> since the drug lord has also proven that he can break out of mexico's most secure prisons
both countries agree america's lockups may be a better bet. however, his lawyers will fight to keep him in mexico. >> chapo's search for the lime light may have actually led to his down fall. prosecutors on both sides of the border looking closely at that interview. here's abc's senior justice correspondent pierre thomas. >> sean penn's meeting may have helped authorities narrow down el chapo's location. in his interview in which el chapo admits he shipped cocaine and heroin and marijuana worldwide. that's the case u.s. prosecutors have laid out against him. mexican officials have suggested they're investigating the sean penn interview. so far u.s. officials have not commented officially and none of my sources are suggesting that they are interested in prosecuting sean penn. they're far more interested in getting el chapo back to the united states. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. >> yeah, and i think that's one of the important things that
they are trying to get in because they think if he can escape that prison, then definitely he can escape anything that mexico has to offer. >> completely. and what i was fascinated by is the actress kate del castillo. i want to know more about her. apparently how did she win such good favor with this man, right? it was a tweet she sent out that surfaced around the internet and it was talking about if she had to choose between the mexican government or el chapo, she would pick el chapo. she said that's kind of how she got his attention. she said if perhaps it would come as no surprise this homegrown icon of entertainment would catch the interest of any singular fan, he was interested in the love story. he was interested in his life. and that's how this all kind of started. >> they'll do you in every time. love will do it or attempted love. friends are recalling artist ashley olsen as someone with an infectious personality who loved art, fashion and adventures.
the american's body was discovered in her apartment in florence, italy by her landlord over the weekend. she had lived in italy for some time. investigators saying her neck was bruised and scratched. her boyfriend has been questioned but so far no arrests in the case. >> in germany there are second thoughts about welcoming refugees from the middle east. hundreds of assaults were reported on new year's eve, many of them ex-al offenses against women. police say most of the suspects are immigrants from north africa. here's more from abc's terry moran. >> reporter: turmoil and rage in germany as anti-refugee protests this weekend in the city of cologne turned ugly. germans are furious about the mass attacks that took place here on new year's eve. hundreds of young men, most described by victims and police as appearing to be of arab or north african origin, targeting women, assaulting and robbing them. >> they directly surrounded us and we couldn't move. >> michelle, who doesn't want us to use her last name here, spoke to us in the very square where it happened. >> you were grabbed?
>> yeah, just like everywhere they could touch. >> reporter: more than 500 victims have filed criminal complaints in cologne. what happened here and in other cities has shocked germany to its core and put chancellor angela merkel under tremendous pressure. many people are asking, after this country let in more than a million refugees and migrants last year, are germans still safe? merkel said she will now consider toughening deportation laws on refugees who commit crimes. so far, police in cologne have detained 34 suspects. at least 21 of them are refugees seeking asylum in germany. terry moran, abc news, cologne, germany. >> staying overseas spain's princess cristina goes on trial today for tax fraud. the firs time that a member of the spanish royal family has faced criminal charges. king felipe's sister is accused of being complicit as her husband allegedly embezzled millions through a non-profit
organization to fund a lavish lifestyle for them. the trial could last at least six months. another high profile court appearance here at home. suspected jewel thief abby gel kemp goes before a judge today in atlanta. the fbi says she's responsible for a five-state robbery spree across the southeast. the fbi had gotten numerous credible leads from the public within hours of requesting help in the case. it's being called the gnarliest wipeout caught on video in surfing history. pro surfer garrett mcnamara last week trying to tame an el nino fueled 50-foot high wave in the treacherous mavericks surf break south of san francisco but the wave on tossing and crushing his body like a rag doll, breaking his upper left arm and dislocating his shoulder. mcnamara underwent surgery on friday and posted on facebook his doctors expect a 110% recovery. >> 110%. >> 110%. >> that's pretty good odds, huh? >> he is by the way from hawaii.
so he's well used to like these big, big waves but that little area south of san francisco is well-known for being a dangerous area to wipeout. >> experts only apply. >> yes, absolutely. coming up in "the skinny," the best awards, best fashion and best jokes from the golden globes. >> the billion dollar dreams as america plays the powerball. the record jackpot, your chances of winning and important advice if you do. >> and the scene on a chilly new york subway going viral showing an act of amazing kindness. >> after a look at today's forecast maps, snowy around the great lakes. what about your favorite state? >> florida. >> florida? >> florida. >> you can't go wrong with florida. >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by mucinex fast max. >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by mucinex fast max. mucinex fast max. it's the same difference. these are multi-symptom. well so are these. this one is max strength and fights mucus.
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le okay. so new yorkers may have a reputation for being cold but watch as this man shows his warm heart. he saw another rider on the subway without a shirt and shivering so he gave the man the shirt off his back, literally, and his hat, as well. all we know about him is his name is jay and he was left in freezing weather himself with just an undershirt. >> that's really powerful. you never see that. >> wonderful. yeah, not enough of it. millions of us are heading back to work on this monday morning. our dreams of winning saturday's powerball jackpot dashed. but hey, good news is, there is another chance to win just days away. >> we're talking about wednesday's new record jackpot rising to a cool $1.3 billion at least. here's abc's karla barguiarena. >> reporter: let the frenzy and the daydreaming continue. >> if i win, i'm just going to
take a trip around the world. >> reporter: despite millions of americans dipping into their pocketbooks to buy tickets -- >> your winning number. no one won the record $949 million powerball jackpot. >> i was very surprised last night to see the results. >> reporter: saturday night results stunning even lottery officials especially when you consider the new jackpot is estimated at $1.3 billion. a number so high, it's overwhelming. even for lottery billboards like this one in buffalo, new york, that don't have room for that mind boggling number. >> we know this jackpot is very winnable. >> reporter: lottery officials admit recent rule changes are making it harder for you to win, but insist the chance to take home the money is still there. >> this may be the future winning ticket. >> reporter: what if this ticket really is the winner? >> first thing you should do is sign the back of your ticket and then put it in a safe place.
you need a tax advisor and attorney right away so they can help you make a plan. >> reporter: whatever your plan, experts say to wait at least six months before purchasing anything. >> probably take my family on a big vacation. >> reporter: so that vacation will have to wait. carla barguiarena, abc news, new york. >> good advice. >> we'll see on wednesday. >> coming up, a full recap of last night's golden globes. >> all the award winners, red carpet winners and the cringe worthy moments. there were many. "skinny" is next. >> announc
♪ skinny, so skinny okay. so of course, dominating our "skinny" headlines this morning, last night golden globes. >> the best of film and television coming together to kick account award season into high gear. >> let's recap. the evening's big winners for the top two television series best drama went to usa's "mr. robot" and best comedy went to "mozart in the jungle," second year in a row that an amazon series has captured that prize. >> in film, best actress awards went to brie larson in "room" and jennifer lawson for "joy." >> leonardo dicaprio for "the revenant" and matt damon for "the martian." >> those two films came away with the top two best picture
prizes, as well paving the way for thursday morning's oscar nominations. >> they'll be there no doubt. >> the stars weren't just judged for their performances. they had to be inspected by the fashion police. >> of course they did. let's start with j law getting high marks for her layered scarlet frock with cut away sides. >> and fellow best actress winner brie larson rocked the cut away sides look in a gold calvin klein and kate hudson you saw there baring a bit more of her midriff. >> and "spotlight" star rachel mcadams chose a strapless gown with a red rose print. >> taraji looked great and walked the red carpet with "empire" co-star terrence howard wearing a classic strapless white dress. >> gorgeous. cate blanchett had a bolder look. pink roaring '20s style dress with a side do. >> lady gaga won for her role on "american horror story," but she looked like an american classic in a black gown and hairstyle
reminiscent of marilyn monroe. >> so much so. two of our favorite favorites. jennifer lawrence in a gorgeous yellow gown and dwayne the rock johnson looking dapper in a burgundy tux as they presented together. >> look at j.lo. >> have to remember that color combination for the show, kendis. >> it's very nice, guys. and a tan. >> let's talk about the night's big moments starting with the host ricky gervais. >> he's my favorite. >> we expected some colorful remarks from him but not this. sparring with mel gibson as gibson appeared to present, gervais didn't hold back, asking about something gibson allegedly said during a dui arrest ten years ago. mel didn't really appreciate it. >> there were jokes the audience didn't appreciate during his opening monologue. >> the catholic church are furious about the film as it exposes the fact that 5% of all their priests have repeatedly molested children and been allowed to continue to work without punishment. roman polanski called it the
best date movie ever. >> oh. >> hey, now we know why gervais was drinking the whole time during the show. >> he obviously wasn't the only one drinking. jonah had i tried to lighten the mood presenting as the bear from "the revenant" and dropping a lot of "f" bombs that had to be censored but another fun moment did not need to be censored. jamie foxx announcing "straight outta compton' won for a category it wasn't even nominated for. >> i'm sorry, folks. i made a mistake. it's right here on the card. i take -- it's right here on the card. i take full responsibility, full responsibility. >> oh, steve harvey would be so proud of how he handled that one. >> very nice. fun night. we'll be back with a lot more, and there were other great moments coming up. golden globes, big night. >> we have them online for you. check them out. night. >> we have them online for you. check them out.
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each other's sentences. >> and we smile a lot. >> we smile a lot and we laugh a lot. >> reporter: but not because they spent anytime growing up together. in fact, tammy was abandoned by their parents as an infant. a newspaper told the story at the time. >> inside the box wrapped in a blanket was found a baby girl only a few days old. >> remarkably, four years later, a second infant girl was born and abandoned by the same parents. >> abandoned baby found in good condition. he discovered the baby just inside the door of the laundry room. >> reporter: both girls were adopted by local families. 50 years and a lifetime goes by. and then the internet. liz sent her dna to an online testing service. tammy went on ancestry.com, and many connections later, they found each other. >> we just had had that connection almost like twins. >> reporter: but one other connection from that newspaper story, the night that liz was
found. >> she was wrapped in two new receiving blankets, a new kimono and training pants, according to patrolman george jansen. >> well, now george jansen is back in the picture, too. >> you're a lot bigger than the last time i saw you. >> just the other day in the same laundry room where he found liz. this time with flowers to celebrate. >> there are times that we call each other and it's like, did that really just happen? >> yes, it did. and it's just really starting. >> i do see a family resemblance. >> reporter: jon donvan, abc news, washington. i'd love those reunion stories. >> it's a heartwarming story indeed. don't miss our updates on facebook at wnnfans.com. >> much more news coming up from abc. stick with us. we'll be right back. >> we'll jam out to some peaches and herb now. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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making news in america this morning -- breaking overnight. the rock world losing a legend. david bowie passing away after a secret health battle. el chapo could be brought to the united states as white house officials break their silence about the drug lord's interview with sean penn. the stocks show no science of slowing down. overseas markets plummeting yet again. and golden globes. the surprising winners. best dressed. the moment between lady gaga and leonardo dicaprio. and ricky gervais not holding back. going after hollywood.