tv Happening Now FOX News February 16, 2016 8:00am-9:01am PST
weather finally, right? we do this again tomorrow what you say? have a great day everybody. >> countdown to the south carolina showdown just days before the first in the nation primary, first in the south primary i should say. it is getting pretty ugly on the campaign trail. good morning to you. i'm john scott pick up. >> on heather childers in for generally it is a war ofwords certainly and it is getting worse in south carolina donald trump doubling down on comments he made in the debate not only
going after jeb bush but also slamming his brother the former president . >> when somebody attacks me like jab, at one of the debates and i was very nice to him at the ronald reagan. i didn't want to say it but he talked about the world trade center came down during the reign of george bush. i mean, it came down. >> i thought it was a little strange that a frontrunning candidate would attack the president of the united states who did could keep us safe while he was building a reality tv show. i'm sure it was a fantastic one, i've never seen the this is not about the frontrunning candidate for this is about how we can restore our country's greatness. to restore national security and that'swhy i am a candidate forpresident. >> in my experience, the strongest person usually isn't the loudest one in the room . go . [applause] >> joining us now, brett barrett the anchor of special report and brett, the predictions were that the south
carolina primary could get ugly and they candidates seem to be allowing it to live up to expectations. >> yes john, good morning. it was expected that it was going to get down in the mud pretty soon after getting across the state border in south carolina and it did. but it's all candidates and they are swinging for the fences here the key question is whether donald trump's big lead, 20+ lead heading into this week can get chipped away by some of this pushback by george w. bush being in south carolina. by all accounts, the polling still shows that jeb bush is mired in single digits and we will see real polling that's our own fox news poll on thursday morning that will have host debate, a lot of information that we can glean ahead of saturday's primary. >> obviously george w. bush, the former president in south carolina campaigning on behalf
of his brother jeb but this is a year in which voters are not necessarily complying to reward experience or family connections or anything like that and it makes me wonder how much is going to help jeb to bring in his brother the former president? >> you are absolutely right. this is an antiestablishment year.we did this hour special with the fox news reporting unit, voter revolt. oh and it is real, it is palpable across the country and right now donald trump is the vessel on the republican side taking that voter revolt to the washington establishment. on the democratic side, that vessel is bernie sanders as his momentum continues to go but there is a time when the candidates kind of hair down, the field is narrowed and there is a real choice to be made in the republican party and we will see if that affects donald trump's momentum in any way shape or form.
if he goes into south carolina, roles away with a big victory it is tough to see how he is stopped definitively ahead of the sec primary states and super tuesday. >> jon: i don't have to tell you about it because it happened on your show last night but dick cheney was talking about donald trump and his charge that the 9/11attacks happened on the watch of george w. bush . for those who didn't see it, here's that clip you. >> i was in the white house bunker on that day helping coordinate and manage our response to 9/11. i didn't see donald trump there. i've never seen him involved in any way that would lead me to believe he had any first-hand or practical experience about it. >> jon: dick cheney told you that he's not taking sides, he hasn't endorsed anybody but he clearly wasn't happy with what donald trump had to say. >> he said a couple of times
he will support the republican nominee and he's sticking by that. he doesn't believe donald trump will be the republican nominee if he continues to hammer away at the bush administration legacy of keeping the country's safe . trump says how do you keep the country safe when 9/11 happens in trump's words, a team saying the opponent scored 19 runs in the first inning but after that they didn't score any. that terminology is tough to stomach for a lot of people in the gop who spent a lot of time defending the bush administration whether it was a good idea or bad idea to go into iraq, they defended the bush administration for keeping country safe. so i think there is pushback but how it plays out in south carolina, obviously is yet to be seen. >> you mentioned earlier the possibility that all the candidates who are attacking donald trump might be able to shave a couple points off his numbers but when you look at
the real clear politics south carolina averages, donald trump is out in front by a factor of more than two ãone over ted cruz, 36.3 ã17.8. you see rubio at 15.8, kasich 9.8, jeb bush at 9.3 and ben carson at 5.3. you get a percentage point because these are rounding of the polls. it would take an awful lot to not donald trump off that top perch in south carolina and if as you said before he wins there, he becomes almost unstoppable, doesn't he? >> almost but there are a number of different contests before that in a number of different debates that we could see what happens. the caveat with that polling is that a lot of that polling happens before the debate and there are only a couple of polls after the debate that were pulled over a holiday weekend, robo calls on volunteer valentine's day. that's the caveat. i'm not saying the numbers are going to change significantly but i would like to see in the
next day or two and definitely by thursday morning our fox news polling heading into the weekend. >> jon: if you take a look at the lower tier candidates who are not donald trump, as some of them start to drop out of the race it would seem like there voters would gravitate to the others who are not named trump on the republican race. >> we don't know. we don't know how they are going to fall but this is an antiestablishment year and for someone on the inside to catch fire, they will have to really outperform and narrow the field incoming races. >> jon: all right, brett bear keeping us updated. thanks brett. >> reporter: president obama moving forward on plans to fill the vacancy on the supreme court left by the sudden death of justice antonin scalia over the weekend. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell pledging to block the
process along with other republican senators lining up behind him, especially those who could find themselves in a fight for their seat. supreme court correspondent shannon breen is live with more on this. >> reporter: come fall there are 26 gop senate seats in play as compared to 10 for democrats. many of those gop senators are vulnerable and there's a close watch on them or any indication over whether they would support the democrats pushed get a vote on a new obama nominee or stand in lockstep with senate majority leader mitch mcconnell says filling scalia's seat should be left to the next president. kelly is one of those senators in a tough reelection battle. here's what she says. ", we are in the midst of a controversial election year and americans deserve a chance to weigh in given significant implications this nomination could have for the supreme court and our country for decades to come. i believe the senate should not move forward with the
confirmation process until the american people have spoken by electing a new president. the campaign committee is calling out ayotte and others saying this.", the most vulnerable incumbents have fallen in line to support this unprecedented obstruction of the constitutional process. this is a disservice to their constituents and the constitution they swore an oath to uphold. with this moment in my, voters will turn out to elect people who will do their jobs. other vulnerable republicans including pat timmy and ron johnson say they support delaying a decision about justice scalia's replacement until the next president is elected. those battle lines are drawn. >> reporter: they are being drawn on this immediately. shannon breen joining us, thank you. >> jon: a united nations expert on human rights once north korean dictator kim jong put on notice that it could be held accountable for crimes against you maddie. the leader of south korea warns the north could collapse if it continues advancing its nuclear weapons program. craig is keeping an eye on that live from london.
craig? >> reporter: some unusually strong words about north korea coming from the leader of south korea. the president there, mark gould hey saying pyongyang's nuclear weapons program could lead to the regimes collapse, referring to the government's extreme reign of terror and promising more strong measures against the north following last week's shutdown of a lucrative joint venture with the north.all of this prompted by the launching of that long-range rocket earlier this month and another nuclear test last month. the north's leader, kim jong un seen in video released today visiting the launch site. that launch seen as a cover for a ballistic missile test which is a violation of un sanctions. still in celebrations, marking the 74th anniversary of the leader's father has only praise for the so-called triumph. the satellite which was launched into orbit is coming
out of control and despite the fact that international pressure isbuilding on north korea after he returns from the summit of leaders of southeast asian countries, president obama is expected to sign into law a new sanctions bill against the north which has been approved by congress . even north korean ally china is falling for new un sanctions against the north. and yes, that us un human rights official saying just in the past day that north korea's harsh political prison could make its leader kim jong un and international criminal. >> jon: craig joining us from london. thank you. >> reporter: pope francis saying mass right now on the mexican video of morelia. that is 20 miles west of mexico city. the pope bringing his message of faith to a hotbed for mexican drug production and smuggling.
he will meet with young people there and he is expected to discuss his vision for the future of the catholic church in mexico before returning tonight to mexico city. >> jon: a notorious serial murder case goes to trial. the accused grim sleeper killer facing a jury more than three decades after a young woman started turning up dead across los angeles. plus, donald trump and ted cruz calling each other liars. and lots of other stuff as well. will trump really sue crews or is the threat just part of his playbook? and behind the scenes of new york's iconictwa terminal as it prepares to undergo a rebirth . >> reporter: it back to the future time here at the historic twa terminal at new york's jfk airport and we got your boarding pass on happening now.
welcome back. right now, some crime stories we are following. deputies in tulsa oklahoma investigating a mysterious series of highway shootings. they say five vehicles on interstate 75 were struck by bullets sunday night including several trucks and there are reports of more on fire last night. no reports of injuries. testimony begins today at the california trial of isidro garcia charged with kidnapping and raping his girlfriend, 16-year-old daughter back in 2004. 10 years later, she was reunited with her mother and sister through facebook. garcia insists she ran away willingly, married him and had his child. also in california, opening statements in the so-called grim sleeper trial. ronnie flight print junior is accused of killing nine women and a 15-year-old girl in los angeles over two decades. is one of notorious la's most notorious serial killer trials. we will check with our legal panel about this sensational case.
>> jon: fox news is america's election headquarters and just when you think it can't get uglierin south carolina , it does. donald trump says he's thinking about doing ted cruz, calling him a liar and an unstable person. cruz says he's not a liar, he's just pointing out trump's record. >> i think he's an unstable person, i really do. he said donald trump does not like the second amendment. i said, the second amended is my whole thing. what they do is lie and then they apologize . >> the lobbyists aregoing to call ted cruz and dishonest guy. he's a real liar. they're going to call him. they're going to go ted, you can't do that. >> quite odd that both marco rubio and donald trump respond the same way which is that when
anyone points to their actual records they get very upset and begin screening liar, liar . >> jon: joining us now, a.b. stoddard editor and columnist at the hill. it may be difficult to bring us your assessment but who do you think on that exchange? >> i think marco rubio and donald trump are different . marco rubio has flipped on some immigration issues for sure but because donald trump has a long record of taking liberal positions on issues, every time ted cruz attacked him and says he's a liar ted cruz can roll the tape whether it's gone, immigration, all sorts of things that donald trump has changed in mind on.what ted cruz is trying to do is undermine his credibility with people who are conservative voters. the reason i don't think it's going to work so well is because the people that are supporting donald trump do not care that he has changed his position. they are not looking for policy purity. they're not looking for religious purity. they are looking for anger and he's channeling it.
i don't know that ted cruz is going to be able to pull those votes away. ted cruz lied about marco rubio, rubio has caught him. the national right to life group came out went ted cruz accused rubio of not voting to defund planned parenthood and they came out and said he was doing it before cruz got to congress and their role call votes have matched ever since so if he has been called to the carpet by marco rubio. it's easier for people to believe ted cruz when he's criticizing donald trump because trump has changed his positions so many times. >> jon: trump says he is seriously thinking about suing ted cruz. what are the prospects of that happening or is it just an empty threat? >> it interesting. he's trying to rush it up a threat but it has been a threat for a while and he used it effectively in iowa. he's telling voters if you support cruz you could be basically wasting your vote on someone who can't make it to the nomination and can't make it to the white house i think he actually raised concerns among voters in iowa. it does work for trump but threatening a suit and then not
filing it is sort of ridiculous. this pre-vote drama that you always see from trump is just a staple of his campaign whether it's i might run third party, i might have to sue within the next coming days, accusing an former president of intentionally starting a war and lying to the americanpeople about the grounds for that war . that's all very dramatic stuff but it's very donald trump and he does it to stay in the news before people go to the polls. >> jon: he derided george w. bush, bush 43 four having to experience the 9/11 attacks on his watch when jen has said my brother kept us safe. trump also denigrates that, says we had 9/11 but if you were to win the presidency, it always comes with consequences you cannot control and you could just about guarantee that donald trump would experience something, let's hope it's not another 9/11 but he would experiencesomething along those li that?>> i agree with you
completely. people asked him that in the debate. the other candidates make credible points from rubio to cruz to jeb bush when they ask whether or not donald trump has the experience, the knowledge, the interest, the focus, the discipline, the measure to approach the unintended , the surprise and often devastating bad news and crises that surrounds you in the white house. it's a soul ripping job and people who have been around presidents have described that often but donald trump's responses i will figure it out at the time and people that support him don't care. they don't worry that he's not someone who is prone to be impulsive and reckless, not someone who is prepared to be commander-in-chief and as ted cruz says, get off twitter and focus on the issues. but this is not something that
has ever budged his support. his supporters believe he is angry enough and he is good at real estate deals and he can handle this job. it's completely credible criticism and it seems to roll off his back. >> jon: as we showed earlier according to some of the polls at least he is winning two ã one in south carolina. amy stoddard, thank you. >> reporter: some of the world's top oil producers agreed to freeze output levels. a look at the stock market next. feel a cold sore coming on? only abreva can heal it in as few as two and a half days when used at the first sign. it penetrates deep and starts to work immediately to block the virus and protect healthy cells.. don't tough it out, knock it out, fast. abreva.
>> jon: it was a symbol of the golden age of air travel. the twa flight center at new york's jfk airport designed by architect sarah in the cities but twa went bust and the iconic white building has been sitting empty for years. now a $250 million hotel will incorporate that terminal, part of a infrastructure push all across the country and we got a
look behind the scene. >> i've been an aviation bath for years and was sad to say twa and pan am go. this is a way to preserve that legacy. >> that's right. we are bringing it back to the way it was in 1952. the egos of 1960, twa versus pan am, the epic struggle for the size. howard hughes on twa, on trip with pan am. bring itback. it was a magical era .>> reporter: this is an impressive building. >> it's one of the most important buildings on earth, designed by eero saarinen. it took him 16 years to design this and build it. the structural concreteshells are a structural wonder . it's a spectacular building that welcomes people from 1962 to 2001. >> reporter: let's say you wanted to build thisbuilding again from scratch .you
wanted to build this building and attach it to a hotel. could you do it? >> you couldn't do it because the building code, you couldn't do it because of the curves that are in here, the poured concrete shell. the cost would be prohibitive. >> jon: you might recognize the building from movies and television. we talked to james stevens from the port authority of newyork and new jersey . >> movie fans might know this place. this is the leo dicaprio walkway from the movie catch me if you can. a lot of different companies have filled here, various movies or a lot of commercial shoots. it's just a very cool place with a really cool backdrop to advertise your product. >> reporter: and it's going to be a cool hotel. >> it's going to the be the
best. we are fortunate that tyler and mcr and jetblue have decided to take an interest in this. they are bringing a lot of money to the table to create this hotel, to adaptively reuse it. to preserve the historic fabric of the flight center and to honor the golden age of aviation. we all have become used to getting on a plane and everybody's in sweatpantsand flip-flops and this brings you back to a time when it was really special to go flying . >> reporter: just this catalina bridge is an architectural work of mastery. it's amazing, right? >> from this bridge levelyou can watch what's going on in the lobby on both sides of the lobby. you can see 360 degrees. this is 125,000 square foot volume with only four points of contact with the ground. two peers in the front and two peers in the back . >> reporter: sothis will all be lobby . >> this will be the lobby. this will be the largest hotel lobby in the world at hundred
75,000 square feet you. >> jon: when i first heard they were going to incorporate this structure into a hotel i would assume you would be sleeping in it but that's not the case. they will build wings behind the building for the hotel rooms that will go up five stories, 500 hotel rooms and that structure becomes the lobby. it is going to be really cool. >> reporter: it's going to be amazing. does the inside look as amazing as on tv. it's massive. >> jon: it is and gone the extra mile to re-create it the way it used to be. they even went to a twa warehouse in st. louis and found the exact red color so they could reupholster the cushions and the carpet in that seating area, that cocktail lounge area. >> i wonder if the employees will dress like b&. >> reporter: the cocktail waitresses are going to be dressed in the old twa uniform
. >> reporter: have to check it out. great story. hillary clinton meantime, she is stopping in new york city today. meeting with african-american leaders in harlem as her campaign bubbles to hold its firewall against a surging bernie sanders. and february feels more like april in parts of the southwest. record-setting heat reading perfect beachconditions but is it hurting california's chance to recover from a record drought? we have a live report . what are you supposed to do? drive three quarters of a car? now if you had liberty mutual new car replacement, you'd get your whole car back. i guess they don't want you driving around on three wheels. smart. with liberty mutual new car replacement, we'll replace the full value of your car. see car insurance in a whole new light. liberty mutual insurance.
and with safelite's exclusive "on my way text" she knew exactly when i'd be there. hi, steve with safelite. thanks for your text! i replaced her windshield... and she didn't miss a single shot giving you more time for what matters most. how'd ya do? we won! nice! that' another safelite advantage. thank you so much! (team sing) ♪safelite repair, safelite replace.♪
>> jon: to a fox whether a now. parts of the west coast bracing for record-setting heat. some places in southern california see temperatures in the 90s and with little rain in the forecast, it's perfect beach weather but what does it mean for the drought? pam housley sends standing by in marina del rey california. >> reporter: the temperature here is going to be 87 degrees in downtown along the coast. a little cooler, about 84 ã85. the only white stuff you see here is when the wind kicks up and the sand blows down. great weather normally for august. amazing weather for february. some people say it's not helping at all. take a look up and down the
state of the last couple of days it's been glorious no matter whether you are in northern or southern california. it was 78 degrees in some places, well above the normal. southern california over 90 in some places. it is going to cool down to a high of the 60s with a slight chance of rain but really it's just been all about the bake the last few days and there are some occasions because of that. we get to the drought in a second. what caused the problems along the beach where lifeguards had to be called into duty because normally in february you only see a couple people out here. yesterday was more like a holiday weekend. take a listen. >> the last three days have been off the charts busy. unseasonably busy due to the weather and crowds. we brought on additionalstaff . the surf has been elevated all three days. it's called way down but it's no big enough to move those recurrence and that's what we are seeing. >> reporter: the circuit was . causing high surf up and down the state but not so much when it comes to rain. we got a lot of rain in northern california early in the season. we are above normal in most locations. however, there is still a lot of rain needed to catch up.
we are expecting some in south california the next few days but that's only to water the lawn so to speak. the rain california needs is in themountains and northern california where the water storage is. there are storms set to come ashore . as you talk to meteorologists, they say there could still be significant rain through march but right now everybody's worried cause we had so many years in a row with no rain, we finally have a chance to possibly put a dent in that situation when it comes to having no rain the last three or four years coming to this significant drought. now that maybe lessening as we have this beautiful temperature. downtown los angeles expected to be 87 degrees. it's going to cool down by thursday, maybe 68 degrees. maybe a jacket in the morning. >> jon: i feel for you in your short sleeve shirt and glasses. i said, five degrees in new york. my daughter said it's 87 degrees here. >> reporter: it seems a little chilly this morning.
>> jon: adam housley, go away. thanks. >> reporter: we are days away from the democratic caucuses in nevada. a statement hillary clinton's campaign sees as a critical firewall to stop bernie sanders momentum after his victory in new hampshire but what was once thought to be a near certain wind for clinton is now in doubt. pete snyder is a former republican candidate for lieutenant governor of virginia and a fox news contributor. jessica early is a former congressional candidate and strategist. thank you for joining us. jessica, i will start with you. is clinton in trouble in nevada? i don't think she's in trouble. i think what we're seeing is a general replay of this political revolution that's happening in both parties and across the country. trump and sanders both have touched nerves with voters and
the dissatisfaction that just the general electorate has right now. >> reporter: so this is an antiestablishment year, no doubt. bernie sanders on the democratic side. how will that play in the vomit, pete?>> i disagree with jessica. i think hillary clinton is in a lot of trouble. she had a 25 point lead that she was boasting about just a month ago. the burn is rising. if you look at these races, if the democrats released the raw vote in iowa it would show that bernie sanders on there. he won by a landslide in new hampshire.now in nevada it shows he is winning with hispanic voters. i think if hillary doesn't get a double-digit win out of nevada this could be the beginning of the end for her. >> reporter: you mentioned hispanic voters, that's 25 percent of the electorate in that state and she wanted in 2008 against obama.
she on women which is 59 percent of the vote but women across the board, young voters as well. that's what bernie sanders one in new hampshire. do you think that changed this time around, jessica? >> i think what's really interesting for me is we need to stop looking so much at race or ethnicity, hispanic voters or black voters and look for the social economic and age gaps that we had. that's been huge thing and i think we are going to see that in nevada, particularly because yes there's only 16 percent of the voters hispanic. but 56 percent of those voters are over the age of 55. what we will see is this difference between the voters who are more the millennial's and the younger people who got engaged and had hope in 2008 and the economic circumstances have not changed. there attracted to the message of bernie sanders and donald trump and they lost hope in the establishment and what can be achieved and they want to see some change.
i think that's where all of the campaigns on both sides need to focus is what's going on here. for hillary and bernie, i think everyone complaining that this is just going to be an anointment and she's just going to walk in, i think this is an excellent thing for the partyto have this vigorous debate that we are seeing now to get people engaged, to have voters out there, people caucusing and working on the ground. it's important for the future of the country . >> reporter: there's not a lot of polling that has come out of nevada so far but some of the early estimates of nine percent a day are undecided, eight percent for hillary and nine percent for bernie sanders. will that make a difference? >> it certainly will. nevada, their caucus system is hard to pull. that's why you see so little of it right now but that hillary clinton represents the establishment god, given that she's on there before anyone breaking late is going to go
bernie's way. that's why clinton operatives are trying to lie about the demographics of nevada, saying that it's 80 percent white which is absolutely put prosperous. even the top political reporter john ralston blasted the clinton campaign for trying to downplay expectations. hillary is on the ropes and it's going to be problematic if she drops this one. >> reporter: jessica, what you think? if she doesn't make it in nevada and bernie takes nevada, if that happens what does that mean for clinton? >> i think we continue to see a state-by-state assault like we are on the republican side as well where it literally will come down to every single delegate, every superdelegate and those ground games are going to be crucial for all these candidates. ernie is outspending clinton two ãone in nevada. he's got to get his name id and thought out there but it's going to be a really exciting race and i think we are going to see major changes in both parties as a result of what's happening.
>> the problem here is on the democratic side. the problem for the democrats is it's a rigged system. they have the superdelegates so even though bernie sanders clobbered hillary clinton in nevada, he is tied with her or one behind in the delicate count in new hampshire. same thing in iowa. he basically on iowa but is behind by a mile in delegate counts. >> reporter: >> the superdelegates can switch last minute. let's talk about a rigged system. the list is. >> they understand what that means when they had tothe polls and that is up for debate as well . >> reporter: thank you. >> jon: new studies suggest popular heartburn medications could be linked to a higher risk of dementia. we will tell you about that. also, the coast guard having a rare hearing into the sinking of the el farro. the deaths of all 33 members of its crew.
only abreva can heal it in as few as two and a half days when used at the first sign. it penetrates deep and starts to work immediately to block the virus and protect healthy cells.. don't tough it out, knock it out, fast. abreva. theand the kids always eat sky their vegetables.e. because the salad there is always served with the original hidden valley ranch.
>> jon: new information now. researchers in germany say repeated use of a popular class of heartburn medications is linked to a higher risk of dementia in seniors. the drugs, known as proton pump inhibitors include nexium and prilosec. the study focused on long-term regular ppi prescriptions for 18 months. various researchers examining medical records from 2004 ã 2011 for more than 73,000 patients aged 75 and older, mostly women. during that study period, 29,510 people developed dementia. >> reporter: the us coast guard begins hearings in jacksonville florida today looking into the sinking of the el faro cargo ship.
you may remember it went down last october off the bahamas after sailing directly into the path of a hurricane with 33 crew members on board. it was america's worst commercial maritime disaster in decades and joining us now is hunter skolnik, an attorney who specializes in personal injury and cases who has several handled several maritime lawsuits. the hearings that began today, they had to do with the actual mechanics or the equipment of the ship itself correct? >> in any one of these investigations and by the way this is a very rareoccurrence since the last one was the bp disaster but in every one of you first look at the machinery then you look at the man, then youlook at the environment. obese aspect of the hearing is focusing on the machinery . the ship, the crew and the systems . >> reporter: what was done right that we are aware of and what was done wrong? >> as of this point in time we have toassume what was done wrong here . we had a very old ship, we have
a ship that had reports of the engine problems even though it past the coast guard inspection, i think it was march before the incident, in the weeks before the sinking everyone knew there were problems with the engines and it should go in for an overhaul. the issue was, why would you sail into a hurricane with engines that you know have failure problems? >> reporter: will they take a look at why it passed inspection to begin with? >> that is the center of today's hearing, i think. you know about a problem with your boilers. you were told he needed overhaul for full inspection yet you allowed it to sail into a hurricane or at that time upfront tropical storm progressing into a hurricane. >> reporter: how easy will it be to prove what was done wrong and what the problems were at this point? it's never easy but the positive aspect that we have here is that there were inspections in the weeks before the sinkings.
we know what was the failure modes of these engines at the time and they should have done something. you don't sail into a hurricane. >> reporter: let's talk abou human failure. let's talk about the decisions that were made. how will that process of the hearing go? >> i think there's going to be a lot of questioning here. you have a captain who makes the decision to sail into a tropical storm progressing into a hurricane. then youhave a company that own the ship . they can always override the captain. they didn't. there's going to be serious questions asked of management in the shipping company . >> reporter: and very difficult you would think to place blame or determine who was at cause of all this. it sounds like a lot of people were . >> reporter: >> i think a lot of people will take the blame. >> reporter: the victims families. how will they possibly be compensated in all of this? >> we seem lawsuits filed on many of the sailors and under the law they stand ãit's never a good position but under the law, sailors are protected. it's a recognized axiom in the
law that the sailors ought to be protected and i think their lawyers are doing a good job pressing forward quickly on these cases . >> reporter: thank you for joining us. we appreciate your insight. we will see what happens. john? >> jon: there is brand-new information on a deadly commuter train crash as well. a criminal investigation now want with prosecutors saying they know what caused the killer collision. and wildlife under a growing threat with poaching on the rise, how new cell phone software is helping put a stop to it. at the source tum, tum, tum, tum smoothies! only from tums
♪ no, you're not ♪ yogonna watch it! ♪tch it! ♪ ♪ we can't let you download on the goooooo! ♪ ♪ you'll just have to miss it! ♪ yeah, you'll just have to miss it! ♪ ♪ we can't let you download... uh, no thanks. i have x1 from xfinity so... don't fall for directv. xfinity lets you download your shows from anywhere. i used to like that song. >> reporter: justin from germany where prosecutors
believe last week's deadly train crash was caused by human error. they've opened up a criminal investigation against the train dispatcher. 11 people died, dozens more injured when the two commuter trains slammed into each other during rush hour. investigators date that had the dispatcher been following the rules, the accident would not have happened. >> jon: new information on the growing problem of poaching in africa. it is dramatically reducing the rhino and elephant populations there. now effort to stop it or going high-tech and fox news is getting rare access to new methods of catching and arresting poachers. live in johannesburg with that. paul? >> reporter: the rhinos, elephants and many other iconic species gone within our lifetime. that's the threat says the african wildlife federation. the us secretary of the interior sally jewell came to south africa and other affected countries to see for herself the carnage. >> south africa is losing something like two ãthree rhinos a day and it's an
international problem which requires international solutions. >> reporter: the us is providing financial, technical and intelligence support. everything from tracker dogs in training to sponsorship of new cell phone software which tracks poachers originally developed for the south african military. the state department's international narcotics law enforcement division has paid for the adaptation and training on a program which works on any android phone and can even pinpoint the exact location of a poacher by showing precisely where a gunshot came from. adam. as of the endangered wildlife trust leads the training. >> it's a collective effort. training is one component and it has to happen. we have to get these specialized sets out there to these enforcement officials.
>> reporter: with over 1000 rhino killed in south africa alone in 2015 and 100,000 elephants pushed across africa in the past three years alone, this high-tech tracking get out into the killing fields soon enough. john? >> jon: let's hope it works. paul tinsley joining us from south africa. >> reporter: coming up new in the next hour of happening now, isys confirmed to have chemical weapons. what is our government doing about the terrorist threat? a top state department official testified today. was it is a familiar sight a new york airport passengers. the vision of the future when it opened in the 60s and now this ring structure is empty but not for long. >> reporter: the airline twa disappeared early in the century but what to do with its historic terminal at jfk airport in new york coming up, the quarterbillion dollar plan to bring the twa terminal back to life .
farxiga may help in that fight every day. along with diet and exercise, farxiga helps lower blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes. one pill a day helps lower your a1c. and, although it's not a weight-loss or blood-pressure drug, farxiga may help you lose weight and may even lower blood pressure when used with certain diabetes medicines. .. or difficulty breathing or swallowing. if you have any of these symptoms stop taking farxiga and seek medical help right away. do not take farxiga if you have severe kidney problems, way if you have blood or red color in your urine or pain while you urinate. farxiga can cause serious side effects, including dehydration, genital yeast infections in women and men, low blood sugar, kidney problems, and increased bad cholesterol. common side effects include urinary tract infections,
changes in urination, and runny nose. farxiga. we are everyday people. ♪i am everyday people. yeah. yeah.♪ ask your doctor if farxiga is right for you and visit farxiga.com to learn how you can get it for free. only abreva can heal it in as few as two and a half days when used at the first sign. it penetrates deep and starts to work immediately to block the virus and protect healthy cells.. don't tough it out, knock it out, fast. abreva. jon: so in our second hour we're going to have the second part of that report on the twa terminal. in a weird way, it was a victim
of its own success, because they designed it when people were flying on prop constellations, and all of a sudden the building was too small for what they needed it for. heather: looking forward to that. jon: "outnumbered" starts right now, see you back here in an hour. ♪ ♪ andrea: this is "outnumber," i'm andrea tantaros, and here today, kennedy, editor of townhall.com, katie pavlich is back, commentator and national spokeswoman for the leave right initiative, rachel campos duffy is also here, and today's #oneluckyguy, retired four-star general jack keane, also former army vice chief of staff, chair of the institute for the study of war and fox news military analyst. and, general, you are "outnumbered." >> i'm delighted to be here. andrea: are you ready? >> i'm ready. andrea: good. we're honored to have your experience with us on the couch today, general.