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finishing her they demonize president obama and encourage the ugliest impulses of the paranoid fringe. this kind of hatred and bigotry has no place in our politics or our country.y. >> reporter: clinton and bernie sanders with their eye on the same prize -- the african-american vote. >> you can't just show up at election time and say the right things and think that's enough. >> reporter: but her speech nearly derailed by a coughing fit that went on more than four minutes. >> too much to say. >> reporter: sand areas an attending a prayer breakfast in south carolina. >> if we didn't dream, does anybody here think that we'd have an african-american as president of the united states today?
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primary this saturday in nev. clinton has has field offices on the ground there longer. shshs gotten more volunteers than bernie sanders but her campaign is at thing me they are bracing for a very tight race and say it all comes down to turnout. cecilia vega, abc news, new york. apple has been ordereded to help the fbi hack into the phone left by one of the san bernardino shooters. prosecutors say they've been unable to be access sayid farouk's device because they don't knowwts pass code. a federal judge says apple must supply highly specialized software to get around a self-destruct feature. 14 people died in the isis inspired terror attack. an emotional return last night in the paris. the american band eagles of death metal finished its conrt cut short by the terror attack in november. abc's alex marquardt was there. >> reporter: it was an emotional return to paris for eagles of death metal. three months after some 90
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at the bataclan theater, the band played to a sold out house outside the famous olympia concert hall, there were rows of tight security and streets blocked off. some did stayy awaw. the wounds and the nerves still raw. but there were free tickets for survivors of the attack as well as therapists at the ready in case of panic. but it was a different venue thistime. and no direct references were played to that deadly night. though the significance was lost on no one. >> let's take a moment to remember. >> reporter: for the eagles of death metal and many here, it was a moment to remember and try to move on. like for maureen berger who gave her november concert ticket to a friend who was killed. >> and i wish she was here and i wish he was here instead of me but i felt so happy to be in the room surrounded by people.
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wanted to come back to paris to finish their concert. they did that and more, clearly a moment of closure for them and for so many here. alex marquardt, abc news, paris. >> mechanics at united airlines have rejected a contract offer and authorized a strike. among the disagreements is a two tier pay scale which gives new workers less vacation and sick leave. there are several legal hurdles before a walk ute can happen. united ceo's isecovering from a heart transplant and is not closely involved in the talks. >> this is horrible news. current events seem to be having an impact on the export of russian vodka. those exports were down 40% last year and now at their lowest level in a decade. the overall decrease in sales across the west is most dramatic in ukraine where relations w wh russia a a at an all-time low. analysts say russian actions on the international stage have turned consumers off of its products.
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vodkas out there on the market. >> other than russian. >> titos down in texas. i'm obsessed. >> the russians make such great vodka. we hope things normalize so they can export good vodka. >> what about bacardi. >> that's rum. >> you can always switch to rum. >> in the meantime, drink wine. on the night the oscars, we know that all the nominees will be heading home with hefty bags. >> the ladies will be getting something extra. a second gift bag worth about $22,000 each. among the gifts in there, a trip to a caribbean island. some saving cards and makeup and earrings. >> the celebrity gifting company that puts the extra bag together is also auctioning off one of them. the proceeds will go to a women's cancer charity. of course, the oscars will be february 28th right here on abc. >> i should point out quickly
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pope francis travels to the border withexas today in one of the highest profile moments of his week long visis to mexico. e streets of juarez have ever been packed with police and mexican soldiers ahead of the papal visit. pope francis is going to use a specially built ramp to walk up as close as possible to the text border and offer a blessing to all those gathered on the texas side. a big moment for both sides. we're learning flu details aboutt new air scare by the pope's airplane pilots. >> newly released recordings
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was struck by a ground based laser. >> reporter: the vatican flew from the jet carrying the pope after it landed in mexico. no sign of what happened just moments earlier. a warning to the pope's plane. >> yeah, for your information, about 50 miles, we have a laser beam pointing to us. a green laser beam. >> i had the same something. >> reporter: the pope's airbus a-330 was following other aircraft right over downtown mexico city when a voice on the atc recording identifies himself as the pope's pilot says he was hit, too. >> we have a laser shining at us from our left about -- >>. >> reporter: the worry, these laser strikes can temporarily blind or disable a pilot. in this case, the landing was without incident. david kerley, abc news, washington. >> scary stuff. the british pilot's association wantnt these lasers to be considered an offensive weapon. pushing for that.
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coming up in our next half hour, a backlash over what's being called corporate greed. >> who is boycotting carrier air conditioning after the company's decision to ship 1400 jobs to mexico. the warning donald trump is firing off to the company. >> b first, the top dog this year. what we're finding out about the best in show at last night's westminster kennel club competition.
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waking up with a bnd-new top dog. >> that one of my favorite elvis presley'sssong. >> that dog's name is cj. last night the german short-haired pointer took home the most prestigious canine award in the country at the 0th westminster kennel club competition. jesse palmer reports on all the excitement. >> reporter: the contestants may be cute but the competition is always fierce. >> this is like the super bowl. it's like the world series for us. if you get here and you win, it's like nothing else in the world. >> reporter: i'm at the 140th dog show. there are over 3,000 dogs here competing for one thing only, best in show. like any pageant, the competitors' beauty routines are complex. >> this is hair not fur. so they have as many products as you would. >> he sits and shampoos for hour. then it takes five hours to
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dry. >> reporter: there are plenty of divas on hand. >> this dog can not only look beautiful but he can take down a gazelle. >> reporter: he looks so sweet and gent. >> she likes mjd's. that's her favorite. >> reporter: what's the order? >> plain cheese burgers and chicken mcnugugts. >> me too. >> reporter: there are also some newcomers in the crowd. seven in total. including the french bre jay bri card. >> we're about to jump out of our s sns just being here. >> reporter: and a spanish waterdog into this is wire fox terrier. >> reporter: then there are the tried and true favorites. the wire toxterrier is often top dog and has won best in show 14 times. and this time around, classic german shepherd rumor is a crowd favorite. in the end, only one dog could best i i show. >> best in show dog tonight for 2016 is the german short haired pointer. >> reporter: the german short
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okay time now for "the mix." what if we changed the elections a little bit andnd allowed everyone on facebook? if we went by likes on facebook, how would that break down? let's look at south carolina. you see the colors there? ben carson is in blue. he would take a majority, pretty much all of the state. the orange you see there is trump and those little hinter areas. >> all those counties. >> all those counties based on facebook likes.
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like ben carson and with a little splintering of trump. let's head over to nevada. nevada is going to be a really g state. people focusingg on at. >> i love how interactive. >> you push it down there. and again, the orange is donald trump. and the blue is ben carson. an that little bit of purple is actually bernie sanders. isn't that interesting? these are again facebook likes. >> based on facebook likes. okay. i think first of all, ben carson would like for us tohange the wawawe vote based on this. so i think this is a perfect excuse to make a trip to australia. take a look at these fantastic doughnuts. this is from a doughnut shop in brisbane, australia called doughnut time. they're celebrating tir one year and decided to invite 200 different bakers to come up with different con cooks.
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amazing. doughnut with chocolate in the shape of potato chip. have you doughnut with some mores. >> look at that. is that bananas? is that like a boston cream pie australian style. >> i did look it up not to be a buzz killll >> that looks delicious. >> 2,000 calories apiece. >> it's okay. >> why not. >> we'll split it four ways. 500 apiece.$% 500 apiece. that's nothing. that's nothing. but do they deliver? that's the big question. >> hopefully. we'll try to make it work out. >> i'd love that. apply day's coming up in april. >> there's a man to likes to ride a bike 40 miles a day. see darth vader? this is the pag he took around. this is what an app his gps app creates the doodles. he's gone around. this is a cyclist. >> that takes a lot of work. >> he rides around and got the cool drawivgs based on an app.
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i'm just distracted. this morning on "world news now," south carolina battle with hillary clinton and donald trump leading in the polls, which candidates are promising political surprises before the primaries? the latest bombshells from the campaign. courtroom drama. the notorious suspected serial killer now on trial in california. the investigation going back decades leading up to the case. and new this half hour, the scary scene at a famous ski resort. >> the 11-year-old boy dangling from a chair lift. what led up to this heart
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next. >> and later ronda rousey's personal battle. the champion fighter shares something very private and emotional on national . the tearful moments in "the skinny" on this wednesday, february 17th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." hi, everyone. good morning on this wededsday. i'm kekeis gibson. >> and i'm reena ninan. we begin with the latest appeal on the campaign trail. candidates scrambling for support before voters in two statat ahead of the polls. >> first up, hillary clinton is holding a commanding lead over bernie sanders in south carolina, but the race is much closer in nevada and donald trump is at the top of the republican field. take a look at the latest numbers. ted cruz a distant second followed by marco rubio and jeb bush. abc's lana&zak is covering the candidates on both sides. >> we have come a long way here
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i think we're going to surprise people here. >> reporter: for republicans and democrats, it was back to their bases on the campaign trail. >> you can't just show up at election time and say the right things and think that's enough. >> reporter: democrats bernie sanders and hillary clinton battling over the african-american vote. while the republicans were focused on the second amendment and the military. >> as president, you know, you can talk a good game. ery word is listenededo, but if you don't have a military to back it up, it's dangerous. >> reporter: bush tweeting this photo of a gun with his name printed on it along with one word, america. the gop candidates also lobbing rhetorical grenades s one another. marco rubio taking on ted cruz. >> ted vote ford rand paul's budget which reduced defense i'm not going to do that when i'm president. >> reporter: ted cruz taking on donald trump. >> when radical islamic terrorists waged jihad on the united states of america, the answer is not to tweet insults
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>> reporter: donald trump taking on everyone, including president obama who said this earlier. >> i continue to believe mr. trump will not be president. and the reason is because i have a lot of faith in the american pewple. >> this man has done such a bad job. he has set us back so far, and for him to say that actually is a great compliment, if you want to know the truth. reporter: the biggest bombshell on the campaign trail came from donald trump. he fanned the fire of some conspiracy theorists by suggesting that the death of supreme court justice antonin scalia may have been caused by foul play. >> lana, thank you. >> speaking of supreme court justice antonin scalia, he will be laid to rest on saturday as the political bickering intensifies up over his replacement. the seat scalia occupied for 30 years now draped in black. scalia will lie in repose at the supreme court friday and a private funeral mass will be held the next morning. senate republicans still want the next preredent to nominate a
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isn't backing down. >> i intend to nominate somebody to present them to the american people, to present them to the senate. i expect them to hold hearings. i expect there to be a vote. >> reporter: when he was asked if he was leaning toward leaning toward a moderate to replace scalia, the president bluntly said no. but he promised it will be somebody who is well qualified. new signs of the growing tension between north and south korea and a show of force. four american f-22s stealth fighters have flown over south korea. north korea is expected to view the arrival of the planes as a direct threat. tensions between the two countries boiled over after the north fired a long-range rocket earlier this month. and we're learning this morning that the obama administration had a fal back -- fall back plan if the iran nuclear talks fell through. according to "the new york times," the u.s. had an elaborate cyberattack planned. nitro zeus as it was called would have disabled iran's air defenses.
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president obama alternatives to war if the talks had nototeen successfulul >> a coast guard hearing into the sinking of the el faro cargo ship resumes this morning in florida. the ship went down last october with 33 peopop on board. during yesterday's testimony it was revealed that the captain had e-mailed superiors asking whether he should change routes becabse of the storm. the hearing is expected to last two weeks. >> now under way in los angeles, the trial of a notorious murder suspect known as the grim sleeper. lonie franklin junior is accused of killing ten women. here's abc's matt gutman. reporter: in court today, the prosecution claimed the bespectacled lonnie franklin was something other than an affable l.a. auto mechanic. >> evidence in this case will tell a story. a story of a serial killer who stalked the streets of south los angeles. >> reporter: he's accused of violating then murdering ten women since 1985. he is now allegedly linked to
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he has pleaded not guilty. between 1988 and 2002, the alleged serial@murderer went dormant, earning the moniker "the gririsleeper." monique alalander was only 18 when her father last saw her walk to the store. >> why couldn't she come home? who kept her from coming home? >> reporter: what finally led police to frananin's suburban door was dna, but not his own. his dna was not in databases, but his son's was. so, investigators trailed franklin until they got a sample. >> slice of pipia, i think a fork, there was a napkin. >> reporter: when they raided his home in 2010, they found pictures of hundreds of other women. co case investigators say that among the women he phographed were several othths he's suspected of killing. now police have managed to identify some of those women but not all of them. ifif convicted, franklin faces the death penalty. matt gutman, abc news, los angeles. it appears the sexual assault case against bill cosby
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a suburban philadelphia judge has denied the comedian's appeal of the judge's refusal to dismiss the case. cosby's lawyers insist he had a promise from a previous district attorney that would never be charged. cosby could get ten years in prison if he's convicted. a new recommendation this morning in the effort to detect autism early. a leading u.s. advisory panel has concluded that there's no need to screen all children between 1 and 30 months old. the group of experts say more research is needed to assess the benefits and harms of universal screening. but parents are advised to keep an eye out for the early signs of autism. and despite all the attention the tap water in flint, michigan still isn't safe. recent tests show lead levels in hundreds of homes are twice as high as hazardous waste and investigats warn that may be too high for filters to handle. flint residents have ever been paying the highest rates in the
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for some folks in florida life will never be the same when the florida lottery introduces another winner of lastonth's massive powerball jackpot. the jackpot gret to just under $1.6 billion for the january 13th drawing. today we're going to learn the identity of the second of three winners. whoever it is, stands to claim more than $528 million. in the meantime, john and lisa robinson of tennessee were the first to claim their share of the jackpot. their check said nearly $529 million. but they took the lump sum which came into $328 million. john robinson tells us their lives have been chaotic since going public. he says they've received lots of letters asking for money. robinson says he's looking forward to do some travelg, buying a farm and a horse for his daughter. >> it was really moving when they came forward because they said they're going to live in their same house.
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daughter had a lot of student loans that they wanted to help pay off and seemed very down to earth. >> i think the loans will be just fine. >> there's a new best in dog at the nation's most prestigious dog show, cj beat out more than 2700 other dogs to claim the title. this by the way is the 18th time in his career he's won a top show prize. >> winning runs in his family, grandma carly was one of two previous german short-haired pointers to win at the westminster kennel club and cj will be on "good morning america" this morning and also have the traditional winner's lunch at sardi's right here in new york. >> maybe he could go to disneyland. >> i didn't know that's on the -- i'm curious to know at "good morning america" if they have doggie treats. what do you have in the glean room when the big dog comes? >> and who picic up his poop over there, as well. >> didn't think of that one. interview interrupted, unforgettable moments. involving ryan reynolds and hugh
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it instantly hydrates to plump and lift. seriously? where do you think you're going? to work, with you. it's taco tuesday. you're not coming. i took mucinex to help get rid of my mucusy congestion. oh, right then i'll swing by in like 4 hours. forget the tacos! one pill lasts 12 urs. i'm good all day. wait! your loss. i was going to wear a sombrero. only mucinex has a bi-layer tablet that starts fast, and keeps working. not 4, not 6, but 12 full hours. start the reef. ditch the misery. let's end this. so somehow, a young boy ended up dangling from a chair
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in british columbia. and as terriried onlookers watched, he was slipping out of his clothes getting closer -- it's frightening. >> the tiny feet. >> boom, falls down 30 feet to the ground. the operator shut down the lift. he and others grabbed a tarp just in time to catch the 11-year-old boy. thankfully he wasn't injured. in fact, he was smiling. which is something i would not have ever been if it was me or my child. >> oh, no, not at all. i'd bebeo terrified. >> this is why i don't skiing, kendis. >> that's the reason? >> it was this and one of the kennedys who had an unfortunate accident on the slopes and then there was sonny. remember sonny? >> wow, you're such a downer about it. well, thank you for that uplifting note this morning. opening arguments begin today in a trial related to the huge gulf oil spill nearly six years agag a former rig supervisor faces a pollution charge for the millions of gallons of oil that poured into the gulf of mexico.
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another supervisor missed signs of trouble before the well blowout. charges for the 11 workers who died were withdrawn. >> now to another operation in the crosshairs over a theme resonating across the campaign trail. >> carrier is facing a growing list of companies and individuals boycotting the 102-year-old company over its decision to move 1400 jobs to mexico. abc's clayton sandell with the latest. >> reporter: it is the moment hundredsds of indiana factory workers learn they're losing their jobs. >> it became clear that the best way to stay competitive and to protect the business for long-term is to move production from our facility in indianapolis to monterey, mexico. >> repepter: recorded and posted on facebook by an employee of heating and air conditioning company carrier being told they'r'rjust too expensive.. our people make a little bit better than $20 an hour on
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the wages they're going to pay in mexico is $3 an hour. >> reporter: 1400 carrier positions are about to join a two-decade manufacturing exodus that's seen 1 million jobs move south of the border. >> i want to b bclear. this is s rictly a business decision. >> reporter: that decision is now drawing fire from the campaign trail. >> we're going to tax you when those air-conditioners come so stay where you are or build in the united states. >> carrier says it's'sffering benefits, severance packages, even money for college trying to soften the blow. >> i'm just trying to support my family. you know, i'm just trying to survive.e. >> reporter: for workers who starting next year will be phased out. clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> sad story for so many of these people. when we comeack, why ronda rousey broke down in tears on tv. >> and why vanessa hudgens is now under criminal investigation. "the skinny" is next. hudgens is now under criminal
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"t"t skinny" is next.tt0w!t.*(=! %4@-,2( tt0w!t.*(=! el@-&5d tt0w!t.*(=! ed@- 7 tt0w!t.*(=% )8h-@i\ tt0w!t.*(=% kzh-]& tt0w!t.*(=% n-h-(o, tt0w!t.*(=% 0ph-6(4 tt0w!t.*(=% s"h-&zt tt0w!t.*(=% ueh-%8$ tt0w!t.*(=% 7hh-9:p skinny, so skinny >> topping our "skinny" headlines this morning, ronda rousey's breakdown on "ellen." >> in an interview that aired yesterday, the former ufc champion admitted that she took her brutal loss to holly holm last november much harder than
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>> in the medical room and i was down in the corner. i was in the corner and i was like, what am i anymore if i'm not this and i was literally sitting there and like thinking about killing myself and in that exact second, i'm like i'm nothing. i'm like, what do i do anymore. no one gives a [ bleeped ] about meanymore. to be honest, i saw my man travis standing there and i looked up at him and i was just like i need to have his babies. i need to stay alive. >> rousy continues to recover from her injuries and is expected to return to the octagon in november. and she tells ellen that i want to fight holly. i want to beat her and make everything right again. >> you don't think about how serious these athletes tak their sport and suicide, that's very serious. >> i've got to tell you. she posted a photo of her appearance on "ellen" on instagram and i was looking at
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people are hateful. there was a lot of hate against her. >> she was on "ellen." ellen handled that so beautifully. >> they both did. next to a couple actors making headlines. >> ryan reynolds crashed hugh jackman's press junket for eddie the eagle grabbing the interview area's chair and, of course, asking only the most important questions. >> do you ever age? >> not since 2009. >> you're gorgeous. >> you're a o-time tony winner. you're an oscar nominated actor. how much of hugh jackman's immense success is raw talent and how much is just advantageous bone structure? >> thank you. coming from sexiest man alive 2012? >> 2010. >> we all age. >> we're the old. >> who is hotter? >> it's a tie. it's a tie. >> come on. >> no, it's a tie. but i am partial to hugh jackman. >> he's your hall pass. the two former sexiest man alive title holders continue to gush over each other, and who
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in recent weeks, they've engaged in their public feud over their comic book characters "dedepool" for ryan and wolvlvine for hugh. >> next to a valentine's day love message turning very wrong. > vanessa hudgens and austin butler apparently thought it would be cute and a nice idea to do this. scrawl their names into one of the nation's most treasured rock formations of the national forest in sedona, arizona. and then of course, sharing it with millionss of followers on social media. >> the problem the federal officials call this vandalism. no charges have ever been filed yet, but there also an investigation under way. the penalty could be a f fe up to $5,000, evevesix months in jail. folks, don't do it. don't go to the lincoln memorial and carve your name on lincoln's foot. >> or to the statue of liberty. finally hello, it's not me. 22-year-old eleanor hellborg of sweden insists she didn't see it at first till people started mistaking her on social media
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here's abc's linsey davis. >> reporter: oprah winfrey wowing us in a red dress on instagram this weekend. her weight loss efforts showing big results. >> i lost 26 pounds and i have eaten bread every single day. >> reporter: oprah joining spiritual guru and author of "super genes" deepak chopra on a 21-day meditation challenge called shedding the weight, mind, body and spirit, a method some claim can help with weight loss. >> we're also introducing the idea of shedding emotional baggage which frequently is the cause of weight gain. >> reporter: according to oprah, this discovery program has helped her gain insisit into her struggle with weight loss saying i have learned that weight can affect more than just our physical being. researchers continue to study the link between meditation and weight loss and while there is some evidence that meditation can help people lose weight,
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solid conclusions. yet deepak chopra claims there's a connection and it works. >> meditation decreases the levels of cortisol w wch is a stress hormone. when you have stress, then you accumulate belly fat. >> reporter: many nutritionists also say losing weight must include serious changes in diet. meditation alone will not take off the weight. it's really important to pay attention to the types of food that one is eating, the portion and then you can really, really focus on weight loss. >> reporter: still, anyone can meditate, and this the tenth meditation from chopra and winfrey will be sure t tadd inspiration to those trying to shed the pounds. >> let's let 2016 be the year of our best bodies. >> repter: linsey davis, a news, new york. >> i'm on board, 2016. i love their meditation. a girlfriend of mine -- it's a good one. >> i've been doing it for weeks and i haven't lost a single pound.
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outfit on? >> that's a true picture of me meditating. i am still -- it's just to cover all the extra body fat-
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it, only that. only thatrapids high school is now heading to the iowa attorney general's office. today, a d-n-r commission
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hearing from the school district and the asbestos removal company. the dnr investigation that startfd all of this found higher@than permitted air levels of asbestos atashington high schchl during renovation work last year. attorneys for the district have said students and staff didn't have access to the area where asbestos was found. more news later here on tv9. the investigation into asbestos good good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> and i'm kendis gibson. re are some of the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." a final farewell. supreme court justice antonin scalia will lie in repose at the high court friday. as the public pays last respects, president obama is vowing to nominate a replacement, setting the stage for a bitter political fight. details ahead. the american band eagles of deh metal return to a stage in paris last night to finish a concert cut short by a terror attack. the crowd included several
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which left 89 people dead. there are major delays driving across western colorado and this is why. after a rock slide shut down interstate 70, it will be more than a week before it's completely reopened. drivers face a four-hour detour. >> a aerman short haired pointer named cj was named best in show last night at the westminster dog show right here in new york. it's'she 18th time in his s ow career that 3-year-old cj has won a top prize. those are some of our top stories on this wednesday, february 17th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." popular dog. >> i was wondering how he can be only 3 years old and win 18 times. they're saying there ari other shows around. there are otherer shows. he's very popular. >> busy 3-year-old. we're going to start this half hour with the battle that
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supreme court. >he vacate -- kay vant chair supreme court justice antonin scalia has been draped in black in his honor and will be laid to rest on saturday. abc's jonathan karl has more on the political battle ahead. >> reporter: it will be ininhe great hall of the supreme court where antonin scalia's body will lie in repose friday, a public viewing not far from that chair, now cloaked in black, he used for his 30 years as a justice. in california, president obama paid tribute to scalia as a supreme court giant but also made it clear he's ready to fight to replace him. >> i intend to nominate somebody to present them to the american people, to present them to the senate. i expect them to hold hearinin. i expect there to be a vote. >> reporter: but republicans remain dug in, insisting the next president should name scalia's replacement. the president pointed out there is precedent for the senate confirming a justice during a president's final year in office. president reagan's nominee, anthony kennedy, was confirmed in february 1988. but kennedy's case i ian unusual one.e.
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year, in july 1987, when justice lewis powell resigned. reagan first nominated robert bork, who the senate rejected after a long, bitter debate. reagan then nominated the less controversial kennedy in november 1987. the senate confirmed him three months later, 97-0. democrats say with 11 months left in obama's presidency, there's plenty of time to confirm a justice. president obama was asked if people should assume that he's going to nominate a moderate to replace scalia, somebody who would have support from republicans. the president said that we should make no assumption on who he will nominate except that it will be somebody who is well qualified. jonathan karl, abc news, the white house. after trading insults with his republican rivals donald trump is now sparring with president obama. trump criticized the president after he predicted that voters would not elected him and trump was in rare format a rally in
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interrupted by a protesters. supporters who escorted the protester out were invited to the stage to speak. >> if it wasn't for mr. trump right here, i don't think any of us would have the voice that we have. >> looks like the son of joe the plumber. >> trump is 16 points ahead of ted cruz in the latest south carolina poll, followed by marco rubio and jeb bush. >> on the democratic side, hillary clinton has a big lead over bernie sanders in south carolina. but it's a much closer race in nevada. clinton spent much of the day making her case to african-american voters. she met with black leaders in new york city and vowed to protect economic opportunities and voting rights of african-americans. sanders in the meantime has also made a similar appeal. he attended a prayer breakfast with african-american n nisters in south carolina and met with the daughter of police chokehold victim eric garner. sanders later traveled to atlanta where he spoke to thousands of young voters many from historically black colleges. >> another setback for bill
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a suburban philadelphia judge won't dismiss the sexual assault charges against the comedian saying that he sees no evidence of a deal more than a decade ago to prevent criminal prosecution. >> that means for now, the case can proceed with a preliminary hearing in three weeks. the 78-year-old tv star faces ten years in prison if convicted. george gaynes, an actor with a long resume but little name recognition has died. you'll recognize his face. gaynes played the bewilders commander in all seven "police academy" movies and he was punk can i but sister's adopted father on that '80s sit-com. he made hundreds of appearances on tv and he was cast in some 35 movies in addition to work on stage. he was a busy man. gaynes passed away monday. he wasas8 years old. >> didn't you watch this after school, "punky brewster"? every time i turn around, doo, doo, doo you never saw that show? "punky brewster." >> i am scared. >> it was a classic.
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brewster." >> unlike your singing, that is not a classic. >> i know. i'm going to spare america, i've been t td. today, a much h ticipated moment in the pope's visit to mexico. i bet he would like my singing as he visits the u.s. border and he takes for the first time a trip. he publicly showed signs of irritation here. imagine that. there were some overeager fans nearly toppled him. the pope looked so annoyed he said in spanish, "don't be selfish." >> okay. and we are learning some new details about an apparent laser strike on the pope's plane as it came in for a landing in mexico city last week. a newly released audio ground control can be heard warning the pilots about the strike. the worry, of course, is that the pilots can be blinded by the bright light. but the pope's plane landed without incident. nearly every major u.s. airline plans to apply for flights to cuba now that the two countries have signed an agreemenenrestoring commercial travel.
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although travellers will have to have a reason other than tourism. for more, here's abc's serena marshall. >> reporter: flying to cuba just 90 miles south of the florida keys could be an easy flight again. the u.s. and cuba for the first time in 50 years signing the deal to allow commercial flights between the two countries. >> it represents a critically important milestone in the united states' continued efforts to engage with cuba and normalize our relations. >> reporter: no longer requiring costly inconvenient charter flights. travelers can visit the once forbidden island just like any other international destination. daily flights from the u.s. could take off as early as this fall. but it's not just travel that's getting easier. >> we are committed to be able to trade with the two countries on a win-win situation. >> reporter: it's getting easier to do busineks. the treasury department allowing a u.s. owned tractor company to open a factory in cuba, the first since the revolution. but for the company's co-owner, it's persoval.
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>> reporter: the cuban minister will meet with u.s. secretary of commerce later this morning for a second round of talks discussing even more opportunities. the destination once closed for business opening a little more every day. serena marshall, abc news, washington. thank you so much, serena. i would love to go to cuba. >> it's such a beautiful country. i've been once. i can imagine a lot of people will be getting on planes down there in the fall and winter. we mentioned cj was best in show at the dog show at the westminster dog khow earlier in our headlines. here's a show distinctly different sort. >> yeah, as opposed to the 140th westminster show, this is the west hamster show. it's not as prestigious but it's a lot more fun, wouldn't you agree? >> it is fun. hamisters are given the chance to show off agility and coordination. some have more than others obviously. the hahster show was put together by our friends over at shable.
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what are the odds of a second annual st hamster show? >> pretty low. >> jesse palmer will have full coverage of that. coming up, the toys of tomorrow unveiled toda our toy insider mom is here with fun n r all ages. >> she's got some good stuff i have to say. also ahead, the hollywood "a" listers playing superman and batman. their inside look at a superhero adventure. >> and secrets of the wwe exposed by a couple who have seen serious injuries firsthand. that is after our forecast map. beautiful 56 degrees in great falls. 81 in miami. if you have beyonce tickets for the miami show, i'm desperate. tickets for
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safe. there were holes in its deck and you could actually see the water beneath. many turned out for the ip motion, even waiting hours. and they said, it was worth the wait. >> do we have actual sound of what it sounded like? >> boom. is that good? >> i was hoping for a sound effect. no. >> something like that, kendis. >> there's some criticism this commissioner roger goodell because of his earnings. the league's newly released tax documents say goodell was paid over $34 million in 2014. more than $26 million of that was a bonus that was negotiated the previous year, 2014 was a difficult year for the nfl as it dealt with a series of high profile misconduct cases. those obviously didn't affect the commissioner's pay. it's a big corporation. that's what they make. > okay. and turning now to another stning headline from the world of sport one of professional wrestling's biggest stars suddenly calling it quits over
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>> now daniel bryan and his wife are going public with a story that they say needs to be public. abc's kayna whitworth has that story. >> reporter: former wrestling superstar daniel bryan and his wife brie bella are speaking out after bryan announced his retirement on stage last week. after a string of concussions. some of those concussions even leading to seizures. something bryan tried to keep private. at first, notot even tellingng brie, a wwe total diva and pro wrestler herself. >> i was with him with one of his seizures after a concussion, and i meanl it scared me so bad, i just -- i lost it. >> i just implored her, please don't say anything to anybody. if i tell them if i have a concussion, they're not going to let me do what i do anymore. >> i think a lot of people think that pro wrestling is fake. is what you're doing in the rink real? >> it's not real and it's not fake. when you get slammed, you really get slammed.
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injured? >> yes. >> reporter: last year bryan was sidelined after having surgery on his neck. the wwe taking him off the roster. >> our referees are taught to lolo for signs. our talent themselves are, you know, made aware of signs in themselves and in each other. >> reporter: as for bryan and bella's future, they're hoping to start a family. for wwe fans, that might mean another retirement announcement. and soon. >> feeling and seeing everything he went through with his retirement, i just feel that it's time for me to hang up the boots. it's going to be hard on me, as well but that day is definitely very close. >> reporter: kayna whitworth, abc news, los angeles. > we should note that the wwe tells abc news that lawsuit has no merit and they will contest it and fight it vigorously. >> you can just see when you watch the wrestling that it's really intense and they do get a pounding. >> they dodoabsolutely. so we'll see how that all plays out. coming up, there are only 311 shopping days until
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only one >> the 113th north american international toy fair kicked off over valentine's day weekend giving us a sneak peek of this year's hot christmas gifts. i can't believe we're talking about christmas alady. toy insidemom laurie schacht, good morning. >> if you take seven football fields fill them with hundreds of thousands of toys and drop them into the javits center in new york city, that's what it's all about. >> that's a lot of toys. >> it's a lot of toys. i have sneak peeks of favorites. those are all prototypes. you're not going to see them till the holidays. cool tech for little ones. this is a drum sorter by kd group. now we've added some technology. we have noise. we have -- >> select a game. >> put your shape in. and listen. the lion. >> so we have shapes, we have colors. we have animals and music. we also have different modes of play. so you can just put it in.
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go ahead and hit the drums. >h, that's great. >> so it's really a lot of fun. so this is from v tech. it's our touch and learn activity desk. it is a desk. i've taken the legs off on the table and it comes with a great little stool. >> how cute. >> so whatever you touch, you have all kinds of different modes of play. it's not just that. look what ppens. i open this up. this is going to be a chalk board. now we have a place to hang art. it's an art studio and tons and tons of storage. >> kids are going to love that one. >> so from the lion king which we all know, there's a new series on disney junior called "the lion guard." kion is the main character. he loves to leap and roar. >> well, so this is the leaping kion. he roars. when he's finished, he will also respond to all kinds of different gestures and of course, he's going to roar and
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>> okay. >> so now i want to introduce you to re-cooking. this is foour aspiring little chefs. we have this set. we have cupcake sets, cake sets, caca pop sets and it comes with everything little kids need with tools that are just the right size. so we have bowls that have suction cups on the bottom. we have an egg cracker. it also comes with mixes. the only thing you need to add is the milk, butter and the oil. i want you to go ahead and start piping. i'm just going to come around here becausese we have thehe great cupcakak. and kids get all of this stuff. they get the frosting, decorations, the mix. so you get to make all of this. it is so much fun. >> it is a lot of fun. the kids could do it better than me. >> that's okay. we'll eat them afterwards. look at these beautiful finished products. >> they are beautiful. >> it's perfect for them. >> throw this on. they love to cooke cook. they feel so grown-up. >> it really is. and they're delicious.
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>> so lionel is known for trains. train enthusiasts have been there's a brand new system. you can build this any way you want. you can twist the track. we have this cool way of attaching your vehicles to t trpck. it just snaps on. so now, we have our train. >> wow. >> so wherever we put this, it clamps on. you can actually put this anywhere you want. it's awesome. we could have held this up and done it. it's really, really cool. kids are going to love it. now i want to talk to you about "star trek." everyone knows the "uss enterprise" but it h h never flown before till now. this is our air hogs "uss enterprise" which goes where no ship has ever gone before. >> whoa. that's incredible. >> isn't that gorgeous? >> look at it hovering. >> this is the first one that flew. >> like your own minidrone but inside your house. that's remarkable. >> it is.
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prototype without crashing it. >> wow, there you go! well, that's really rererkable. i love these ideas. lalaie, you always have the best. i can't believe we have to wait till christmas. >> you do, but it's worth the wait. >> toy i iider mom err laurie schacht. for more details on these toys check out our facebook page wnnfans.com. you're watching "world news okay, i want to try this one. >> move this up.t? cough if you can hear me. don't even think about it. i took mucinex dm for my phlegmy cough. yeah...but what about mike? he has that dry scratchy thing going on. guess what? it works on his cough too. cough! guess what? it works on his cough too. what? stop!!don't pull me! spoiler alert! she doesn't make it! only mucinex dm relieves bothwet and dry coughs for 12 hours with two medicines in one pill. start the relief. ditch the misery.
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>> batman versus superman. dawn of justice susu to be a crowd-pleaser. the two stars opened up about their intense training to abc's jesse palmer. >> reporter: it's a match-up of epic proportions. >> son of krypton versus bat of gotham. >> henry cavill, suiting up as superman for the second time facing off against a brand new batman ben affleck. "batman versus superman: dawn of justice" pitting the caped crusader against the man of steel or suits as cavill likes to call him while mankind grapples with the hero it really needs. >> he has the power to wipe out the entire human race. >> why the bad blood? >> well, i mean, when its turns up, when he shows himself, he makes a bit of a mess. i would say bruce is probably one of the few people who thinks i could probably find a way of stopping this guy if need be. and so i think it's out of just being careful.
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aren't built in a day. the leading men training for a year before stepping into their suits. >> yeah, i saw the first movie he was in, it was kind of like wow. i don't know if i'm going to be in that quite good a shape. he definitely set a high bar but bar because he's an alien. reach. i'm just a man. you know, after all, but -- >> putting on about 20 pounds of muscle which was really hard to do. certainly y my advanced age. >> reporter: jokes aside, affleck admits there is some pressure to live up to fans' expectations. >> i really care about it and i wanted to do well. i feel like i got to work with really talented people. and it was -- i'm really proro of what we were able to do. >> reporter: jesse palmer, abc news, new york. >> going to go see it? >> i'm going to go see it. jack?
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>> it opens over the weekend, march 25th. >> there's another character. >> oh, when am i going to get my paycheck for this one? >> i love that we have the theme music. do you remember that theme music? wonder woman >> when do i get my check?me music?
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>> when do i get my check. this morning on "world news now" -- extreme weather. >> the tornado that slammed the south and the snow and ice storm that caused hundreds of accidents in the northeast. now there's a new threat today. details from accuweather. emotional concert. the american band on stage during a deadly terror attack in paris returns to the scene. the raw nerves as they performed last night. papal excitement. crowds await the pope's arrival in a city just south of the
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about a scare on his death. and later, top dog. the intense competition last night at thewestminster dog show. the finalist and today's most celebrated canine in the country. it is wednesday, february 17th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good wednesday morning. i'm kendisgibson. >> i'm reena ninan. >> the westminster was fun to watch. >> it's been going on for 140 years. as i read, next year will be the 141st. >> i'm glad you do math. >> yes, exactly. >> have you heard the west hamster show? >> no. that's a fun as well well. >> we'll talk about that. >> first, let's get to the storms. the wild weather set to slam the west coast today and in the east the latest storm has moved on, but there's a new problem overnight. black ice.
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covered by water. >> that's what caused a bus crash in new j jsey yesterday. luckily, there were only minor injuries. our coverage of the extreme weather begins with abc's gio benitez benitez. >> reporter: the dangerous commute home in the northeast. in philadelphia, winds over 50 miles an hour, knocking over this tractor/trailer on the walt whitman bridge. the threat extending all the way south. a tornado captured on camera in pamp notice pompano beach, florida. security cameras catching the storm move in. planters and debris becoming projectiles. he'll destroying that security gate. in all, 20 reported tornadoes across five states in 24 hours. near pensacola, a miraculous rescue. an elderly woman pulled from under the rubble after a tornado hit her home. the rescuers forming a human chain to get her out. >> hall loo yeah! >> reporter: north of scranton,
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eight tractor/trailers slamming crushing small cars. ininedibly, only minoror injujues. >> i'm all shaken up, but from what i've seen, it's a miracle. >> reporter: further north in rochester, new york, whiteout. nearly 18 inches of snow making for a harrowing commute. >> horrible. the way it's coming down, fishtailing all the way down. >> reporter: in the air, more counting counting. more t tn 200 people stranded at the philly airport, including a high school band from michigan. but the real concern is flooding because when those temperatures drop, we're going to have some icy roads and, of course, that is what causes all of those accidents. gio benitez, abc news, new york. >> while it feels wintry on the east coast, it's the opposite on the west coast. >> there's a february heat wave in los angeles with 90-degree temperatures across that region. beaches have been busy, but it will be a much different story for much of the west today. here's accuweather's paul
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>> good morning to you, ndis, reena. we have a mixed bag of precipitation that will cause significant complications along i-5 as well as i-08. heavy rain will power its way into northern portions of california. and then it's goioi to transition into rain and snow. and that's going to reach up into a good portion of oregon, northern and central portions of nevada and then scattered snow showers reaching a little further to the south. we're watching out for significant snow developing in the upper elevations between 6 to 12 inches there. >> our thanks topaul. a major highway is closed this morning for at least another day in western colorado. it's a big deal. a rock slide in a deep and narrow canyon has cut off interstate 70. get this. it's forcing a detour of almost 150 miles. a tractor/trailer rig was damaged in the slide, but there were no injuries. plans are to reopen one lane tomorrow afternoon. drivers should expt some long delays. no injuries, just inkreens
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california's sierra nevada. the 4.8 magnitude quake knocked items off store shelves in the big pinenearea. one customer said it felt as if a car hit his house. there were several aftershocks. funeral arrangemes are set for antonin kascalia. he will lie in pose. president obama plans to pick a replacement, he says, there's no excuse for republicans not to vote on his nominee. in the race for the white house, donald trump enjoying a double-digit lead in the latest south carolina poll. trump continues to face heavy criticism from his rivals and now president obama is chiming in, saying that being suspectpresident is a serio job, not hosting a talk show or reality show. he predicted in the end, voters will reject trump. >> i continue to believe
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and the reason is because i have a lot of faith in the american people. >> this man has done such a bad job, he has set us back so far. and for him to say that actually is a great compliment, i you want to know the trh. >> the president also chided the other republican candidates, expressing concern over their views on muslims, immigration and climate change. well, for the democrs, it's a tight race in nevada ahead of saturday's vote, but hillary clinton is way ahead of bernie sanders in south carolina, holding an 18-point lead. they both spent the day focusing on the crucial black vote. sanders addressing african-americans in south carolina and atlanta. and clinton making her pitch in new york. with more, ears abc's cecileia vega. >> reporter: hillary clinton implying racism is the threat behind the threat to block president obama's security nomination. >> some are saying he doesn't have a right to nominate sosoone.
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president. you know, that's in keeping what we've heard all along, isn't it? many republicans talk in coded racial language about takers and losers. they demonize president obama and encourage the ugliest impulses of the paranoid fringe. this kind of hatred and bigotry has no place in our politics or our country. >> reporter: clinton and bernie sanders with their eye on the same prize, the african-american vote. >> you can't just show up at election time and say the right things. and think that's enough. >> reporter: but her speech nearly derailed by a coughing fitted that wewe on more than four minutes. >> too much -- >> reporter: sanders attending a prayer breakfast in south carolina. >> if we didn't scream, doess ybody here think we have an african-american as president of the united states today?
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carolina, the primary this saturday in nevada. inton has had field officesn the ground there longer. she's got more volunteers than bernie sanders. but her campaign is telling me they are bracing for a very tight race. they say it all comes down to turnout. cecilia vega, abc news, new york. apple has been ordered to help the fbi hack into the phone left by one of the san bernardino shooters. prosecutors say they've been unable to access syed farook's device because they don't know its passcode. a federal judge says apple must supply highly specialized software to get around a self-destruct feature.e. 14 people died in the isis-inspired terror attack. an emotional return last night in paris. the american band eagles of death metal finished its concert cut short byhe terroro attack in november. abc's alex marchquardt was there. >> reporter: it was an emotional return to paris for eagles of deatat metal.
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were killed, the band played to aold out house. outside the famous olympia concert hall, there were rows of tight security and streets blocked off. some did stay away. the wounds and the nerves still raw. but there were free tickets for survivors of the attac as well as therapists at theeady in case of panic. but it was a different venue this time and no direct references were made to that deadly night. ough the significancncwas lost on no one. >> let's take a moment to remember. >> reporter: for the eagles of death metal and many here, it was a moment to remember and try to move on. >> reporter: like for marine, who gave her november concert ticket to a friend who was killed. >> and i wish he was he and i % wish he was here instead of me, but i felt so happy to be in the room surrounded by people. >> reporter: the band said they
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finish their concert. they did that and more. clearly, a moment of closure for them and for so many here. alex marquardt, paris. mechanics at united airlines authorized a strike. among the disagreement is a two-tier pay school which gives new workers less pay and sick leave. there are several hurdles before a walkout can happen. the current events seem to be happening an impact on the export of russian vodka. those exports were down 40% last year and now at the lowest level in a decade. the overall decrease in sales across the west is most dramatic in ukraine where relations with russia are at an all-time low. consumers are kurnd off its products.
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pope francis travels to the border with texas today in one of the highest profile moments of his week-long visit to mexico. the streets of juarez have been packed with police and mexican soldiers ahead of the papal visit. pope francis is going to use a specially built ramp to walk up as close as possible to the texas border and offer a blessing to all those gathered on the texas side. big moment for both sides. we are learning new details about an apparent air scare suffered by the pilots of the pope's plane as it approached mexico city last week.
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the cockpit was struck by a ground-based laser. >> reporter: the vat began fg flu from the jet after it landed in mexico. no sign of what t ppened moments earlier. a warning to the pope's plane. >> we're hearing information 12:00 about we have a laser beam pointing to us, a green laser beam. >> i had the same thing. >> reporter: the pope's airbus a-330 was following other rcraft over downtown mexico city when a voice on the atc recording identifies himself as the pope's pilot says he was hit, too. >> for information, we have a laser shining at us from our left about 9:00 position. >> reporter: the worry? these laser strikes can temporarily blind or disable a pilot. in this case, the landing was without incident. abc news, david kerley. >> the british pilot association
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okay. time now for "the mix." what if we changed the elections a little bit -- >> please. >> -- allowed everyone on facebook. if we allowed everyone on facebook, "likes" on south carolina. see the colors there? >> yeah. >> benenarson is in blue. he would take a majority, pretty much all of the state. the orange you see there is trump in those little outer areas. >> all those counties?
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facebook "likes." people in south carolina seem to like ben carson with a splintering of trump. let's head over to nevada. nevada will be a really big state, right? peoplefocusing on that. >> i love how interactive. >> you push it on there. again, the orange is donald trump and the blue is ben carson. and that little bit of purple is actually bernie sanders. isn't that interesting? these are facebook "likes". >> these a based on facebook "likes"? >> yeah. >> first of all, i think ben carson wouldldike us to change the way we vote. so, i think this is a perfect excuse to make a trip to australia. take a look at these fantastic doughnuts. in is from a doughnut shop in brisbane, australia, called doughnut time. they're celebrating their one year. they decided to invite some 20
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different concoctions. they're amazing. doughnut in the shape of chocolate, potato chip. a doughnut with s'mores. >> oh, man, is that bananas? is that like a boston cream pie, stralian style? >> i didook it up. not to be a buzz kill. >> is that looks delicious. >> 2,000 calories apiece. >> that's okay. we'll split it four ways. 500 apiece. that's nothing. do they deliver, that's the big question? >> hopefully. we'll try to make it work out. >> i'd love that. my birthday is coming up in april. >> duly noted. a man likes to hike 40 miles a day. he does doodles. this is a path he took around. this is what an app -- this gps app creates these doodles. he's gone around. he's a cyclist. >> that takes a lot of work. >> he's got these cool drawings
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the guy is steven lund from british columbia. you can see them at gpsdoodles.com. >> best in show, this cute little doggy. oh, no, wait, wait, i'm distracted. i'm going to rollaround here
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i'm distracted. morerelouds than sunshine dominate the weather for the remainder of the week, but is does come with a
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any clearing, some fog could develop, although that looks like a slight chance at this point. hihihs start in the lowewe30s wednesday with 40s and 50s ahead for thursday and friday. friday's warmth will be tempered a bit by windy conditions. enjoy a dry and quiet weather pattern right into the weekend. tonigig: mostly cloudy low: 17-23 winds: nw 5-10tomorrow: mostly cloudy high: 29-35 winds: se 5-10tomorrow night: partly cloudy low: 20-26 making news in america this morning, pulling ahead. the primary race showing trump and clinton in the lead among south carolina voterwith the president weighing in saying trump will not be president. we're live in washington with the latest. a frank francis. the pope in a rare moment scolds people grabbing him teteing the crowd not to be selfish while he gets set for a big day on the border. emotional encore. american band eagles of death metal play again in paris.
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those lost in the terror attacks last november. and ruff road. c.j., the top dog at the westminster dog show earning best in sh[w beating out a crowded field of favorites. his human companions overjoyed while c.j. just playing it cool. well, good wednesday morning. we begin with the countdown to the next crucial vote. a possible make-or-b-bak moment for several candidates. >> donald trump is now fending off criticism from president obama as he fires back. he's enjoying a commanding lead in the south carolina polls. ted cruz ia distant second trailed by marco rubio and jeb bush. the democrats in a tight race in nevada, but hillary clinton way ahead of bernie sanders in south carolina with a double-digit lead. >> and with just three days to go before votes are cast in two states, the republicans are trading more nasty insults.

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