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continued chances through early next week. tonght: partly cloudy low: 15-21 winds: nw 5-15tomorrow: chhce of now late high: 27-33 winds: s 5-10 tonight, just two days until the big republican debate here, the new poll at this hour in new hampshire. is there a shakeup coming? donald trump, ted cruz and, tonight, we're one-on-one with marco rubio, now t target of incoming fire. also breaking, the z za virus. the health emergency in the u.s. now widening. the spraying here at home. the troubling transmission. as we ask, is the u.s. ready? chilling new details tonight. the 13-year-old girl, murdered. and this evening, the college students and their alleged plot revealed. carefully planned and why they went to walmart. the hostage drama in the parking lolo the gunman taking 408d of a mother. officers forced to make a split-second decision. and, the smirk. the former drug company ceo, who raised the price of a
laughing through it all today. we track him down. good evening. and as we come on the air tonight, the race for the next battleground is getting much tighter. the new poll late today from new hampshire, and it comes just two days before the big debate here on abc. donald trumpn thelead, and take a look here. in second place now, senator marco rubio, gaining steam, now pushing past senator ted cruz. and donald trump tonight, determined to come in first in new hampshire, after iowa, holding five events in one day. the stakes are enormous. super bowl weekend approaching, and so is the debate, the night before. c's tom llamas in new hampshire, leading us off. >> reporter: tonight, donald trump trying to step up the pace. >> this is really crunch time. >> reporter: a jack-packed, one-day schedule. greeting volunteers at his campaign office, shaking hands with local polole. barnstorming new hampshire for every last vote.
are so many people in there and the fire marshall won't let anybody get in. there's donald trump, his motorcade coming in right now. trump's message? only an outsider can fix america's problems. >> no politician's going to solve it. no politician. these people -- i would like to use really foul lalauage, i won't do it. i was going say they're full of [ bleep ], but i won't say that. no, it's true. >> reporter: and trump still wailing away at senator ted cruz4 under fire after his campaign spread misleading information suggesting that drdrben carson was dropping out of the race after the iowa caucuses. tonight, new voicemails surfacing. tht cruz cpaign with this call on caucus day. >> hello, this is the cruz campaign with breaking news -- dr. ben carson will be planning to suspend his campaign following tonight's caucuses. please inform any cars caucus-goers of this news and urge them to caucus for ted instead. >> reporter: we just got the voicemails. this happened on caucus day. what type of pattern do you see with senator ted cruz or his campaign that you don't like?
people have been talking a aut it. and it was very unfair to dr. carson. i guess probably i was the one that was hurt most by it, because mayb i would have won. >> reporter: but today, cruz saying trump's a sore loser. >hen you win in the state of iowa, your opponents want to tear you down. they want to attack you. they want to throw mud. >> reporter: and now cruz playing offense. >> jimmy carter endorsed donald trump. i am not making that up. >> reporter: not an endorsement, but enough for a cruz attack ad. >> if i had a choice between cruz and trump, i think i would choose trump. >> reporter: cruz is out with a video with jimmy carter. what do you say to that? >> he's got good taste. >> tom, all of the campaigns aware of the shifting poll numbers in new hampshire tonight. it's crunch time. >> reporter: that's righ david. i just spoke with donald trump moments ago, who tells me, he's not going too rely o o the polls
he needs his people to go out and vote for him. senator cruz is noticing a rubio surge. but he says he wants to remind voters here in new hampshire, he won the iowa caucuses. senator rubio came in third place and bronze is not the new gold. david? >> tom llamas with donald trump tonight. and with just about 48 hours now until the republican debate here on abc, senator rubio knows e thing is certain. the level of incoming fire will only grow as he goes up in the polls. tonight, a new endorsement. but the man who endorsed him had a hard time listing any of rubio's complishments. abc's jonathan karl with that moment, and his own one-on-one with marco rubio tonight. >> reporter: senator rubio. how is it going? we m m marar rubio in stratham, new hampshire, just days before the primary. the senator seems to be on b roll. they couldn't fit them all in. >> we've got to gegebigger rooms.s. >> reporter: with the spotlight glaring hotter than ever, we are with rubio backstage at this crucial moment in the campaign. >> the next president, marco
>> reporter: he'drawing crowds, and with them, more attacks frfr his rivals. >> marco rubub has been the most protected, coddled candidate in this entire race. and so, what i've said before is, let the boy come out of the bubble. ;> reporter: he says you're the boy in the bubble. yoyore coddled. you're protected.. you're a scripted candidate. >> well, ask me anything you want. you're sitting right next to me. i mean, i've done seven debates. we'll do another one. people ask me anything they want. >> reporter: but questions abobo rubio's experience are intensifying. evenenick santorum, who just dropped out of the race and endorsed rubio, struggled to name any of his accomplishments. >> can you name his t accomplishment? >> my feeling on marco is someone who has tremendous potential, tremendous gifts. if you look at being a minority in the united states senate? a year when nothing -- four years when nothing got done? i guess it's hard to say there e accomplishments. >> reporter: why do some of your supporters have a hard time naming your accomplishments? i mean, rick santorum -- >> i mean, rick just signed on to our campaign, i mean, he just
anan so, obviously, rick has been focused on his campaign, not on my record or what i've done. >> reporter: with rubio here in new hampshire, his wife jeanette and their four children looking for a snack. today, it'sdoughnuts. back on the bus, we talk about the campaign. so, do you ever give your dad any advice? >> i tell him to be the best and to always s y his hardest and you will succeed. >> that's good advice. that's what i tell you at volleyball,too. >> jon with us live tonight. jon, did senator rubio reveal any off his debate prep for that stage right behind you? >> reporter: well, he told me, he fully expects that bush, kasich and christie will gang up on him. but he says, with so many people still on the stage, there's only so much he can do to debate. in fact, david, he told me, he's not gone back to watch a single one of the previous debates that he's done. >> all right, jon car, thank you. can't waitto join you there in new hampshire. and we hope everyone will join
join martha raddatz and men, as we moderate the republican debate, saturday night at 8:00 p.m. e etern, right here on abc. meantime, on the democratic side, fight night for them. bernie sanders leading in new hampshire by double digits. hillary clinton says she's on sanders' home turf. t new h hpshire has beeee good to her before. so, both will make their case tonight. and abc's cecilia vega is there. >> reporter: just before the start of tonight's debate, bernie sanders firing upp his supporters. >> apparently something has happened in the last nine months. >> reporter: aer coming ujder fire himself,in that town hall. the democrarac socialist asked if elected, could he really work with congress? >> it is not acrid to say it's my way or the highway. where we can, we work with our republican friends. >> reporter: clinton put on the spot, too. >> did you have to be paid $675,000? >> well, i don't know.
>> reporter: the once presumed front-runner, tonight, still trailing in the polls here. vowel er in vulnerable and showing it. >> everybody knows i have lived a very public life for the last 25 or so years, and so, i've had to be in public, dealing with some very difficult issues. so, regafdless of how hard the days are, how dififcult the decisions are, be grateful. >> the town hall last night, the debate tonight. cecilia with us livi in new hampshire. and cecilia, news tonight about other secretariesesf state and the clinton campaign jumping on it? >> reporter: yeah, david. the state department now says colin poul and staffers for condoleezza rice, like hiliary clinton, had information stored on private e-mail accounts that was later deemed classified. tonight, the clinton camp saying they want her e-mails made public, david, so people can see exactly what's in them. >> all right, cecilia vega, who covers the clinton campaign. thank k you. we move on now to major new developments tonight in the zika virus.
florida, now widening. they are spraying tonight. and no a fifth county on alert. at least 12 known casesn florida. more than 50 nationwide. and now word of the first confirmed case contracted through a blood transfusion. abc's linzie janis in florida. >> reporter: tonight, the state of florida ramping up its fight against the zika virus. >> all the cases in florida are travel-related. the mosquito that causes z za virus is commomoin florida. >> reporter: the governor now declaring a state of emergency in five counties. so, are they prepared? florida has 20 million residents and over 100 mililon tourists a year. and right now, they have less than 1,000 kits to test for zika. the governor is requesting thousands more. do we think there are many people walking around wit the zika virus that don't know they have it? >> only 1 in 5 individuals who have been bitten and infected by a mosquito show any signs of symptoms.
fever, rash/ joint pain and sometimes muscle pain and headache. in dallas this week, news that the virus was transmitted sexually has many officials concerned. and just tonight, another worry. the first case of zikanfection fromom a blolo transfusion reported in brazil. david, here at miami international airport, there are thousands of flights coming in every day from 30 hh risk countries flagged by the cdc. more than 100 flights from brazil alone. david? >> which is why they are taking precautions now in florida. linzie, thank you. now, to stunnjng new details in the murder of a 1313ear-old makingngational headlines. authorities say social media likely played a role in her death. this is one of the suspects you're looking at, a former high school track star. his friend in college is also charged and tonight, prorocutors say t tt friend has now revealed much of the alleged plot. abc's eva pilgrim is in virginia. >> reporter: tonight, chilling debates about the murder of 13-year-old nicole lovell.
accomplices used against her. a prosecutor telling the court 19-year-old natalie keepers helped plan the murder of the seventh grader she had never met or spoken to, saying shewas, quote, excited to be part of with her friend, david eisenhauer. keepers' family leaving court, cas you say anything about your daughter at all? missing. she climbed out of her bedroom window, carrying only her phone and a minion blanket. investigators say they were able to track the last m msages on her phone to eisenhauer. when officers searched his virginia tech dorm room, he admitted to communicating with the 13-year-old, driving to her house the night she disappeared, seeing her climb o o of a window, even giving her a side hug before leaving to go to a close friend's dorm. that close friend? natalie keepers.% when police found keepers, they said she told them, eisenhauer killed nicole and put her body in his lexus.
with the body in the car to walmart, where they bought supplies to clean up the crime. the prosesetor said she even told investigators a suitcase with the cleaning supplies and nicole's blanket was in her dorm room. david, keepers was denied bajl. her mental health issue being called into question. her father saying in court today, something's wrong. not my daughter. david? >> eva, thank you. now, to the storms on the move. tonight, boston already closing schoolol for tomorrow. winter weather advisories in ten states from virginia all the way up to maine. new york, up through new england. so, let's get right to rob, tracking this new system tonight. >> reporter: hey, david. the front that brought the severe weathero the east yesterday has stalled and a wave has developed along it. all the rain you see is going to move up into colder air. temperatures near 50 degrees tonight,ut they should drop overnight to near freezing tomorrow froro d.c. and phillyy through new york, hartford and boston. should see welt snow throughout
four to eight inches, one or two incheses new york to philly. a snow day for boston. could be another one on tuesday. still tracking that for next week. >> all right, rob, thank you. tonight, the so-calle bad boy of pharmaceuticals stirring up trouble again. martin skreli laughing in washington. he sparked outrage when he hiked the price of a life-saving drug by more than 4,000%. abc's mary bruce tracking him down today. >> reporter: the bad boy of the pharmaceutical world arrived on capitol hill armed with his silence. no comment. and this smirk. >> but he's not going to be answering any questions. >> r rorter: you've said y y want to berate lawmakers. this is your opportunity to do that, mr. shkreli. for nearly an hour, he grinned, doodled and twiddled his thumbs. as lawkers laid into him, about that drug price hike. >> do you think you've done anything wrong? >> on the advice of counsel, i invoek my fifth andment privilege. >> repororr: the former ceo, facing separate e iminal charges, repeatedly refused to answer. >> i intend to use the advice of
>> reporter: irking lawmakers. >> i know you're smiling, but i'm very serious, sir. >> some of what you saw was nervous energy by an individual who very much would like to explain what happened. >> reporter: but moments later, shkreli tweeted this -- "hard to accept that these imbeciles represent the people in our governmentment." david? >> mary bruce on capitol hill for us. mary, thank you. > now, t t an abc news exclusive tonight. bernie madoff, serving 150 years for the biggest ponzi scheme in history. the mini series now on abc. viewers now asking, where is ruth madoff? abc's brian ross tonight on where she is, and where her jewelry is about to end up. >> reporter: tonight, the final auction of bernie sand ruth madoff's jj-droppingewelry collection is underer way online. everything the madoffs owned. >> $550,000.
new york, florida, and the riviera have been sold off to benefit the victims. and this week, a new milestone announced. >> we've recovered about $11 billion. >> reporter: of the $17 billion investors origin nay originally gave madoff. to the outrage of some victims, the government allowed ruth madoff to keep $2.5 billion. but her life is a far cry from what it once was. ostracized by her friend she now rents a one-bedroom apartment in connecticut, near her grandchildren. seen in this new video, at the grocery store. no limo, no domestic staff to help her. totoake sure the madoffs donon have cash hidden somewhere overseas, ruth madoff is now required to file regular reports about her expenses. but so far, david, no sign of any hidden madoff money. >> all right, brian ross with us again tonight. and part two of "madoff" airs tonight, 8:00 p.m. eastern, followed by an abc news special at 10:00 p.m. eastern. brian, thank you. there is still much more ahead on "world news tonight"
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