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for a better life. making news in america this morning, democratic rivalry. hillary clinton, bernie sanders on stage throwing jabs at each other overnight as donald trump makes a late night appearance. wicked weather. bitter cold, well below zero in some areas right now, plus people in parts of the northeast getting their first taste of snow. medicine recall. a children's cough syrup pulled from store shelves. the manufacturing mistake that could lead to an overdose. and national champions. alabama/clemson, the classic game in the desert coming down to the final minutes. well, good tuesday morning. we begin with breaking news out
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of turkey. a huge explosion rocking istanbul. at least ten people have been killed. 15 injured. the blast happened near the famous blue mosque. that area very popular with tourists. >> witnesses say they felt the explosion across the city. state run television says it was likely caused by a suicide bomber. turkey had two major terror attacks last year including an isis suicide attack that killed 30. again, an explosion in istanbul, turkey, at least ten people are dead. we will, of course, stay on top of this breaking story with more details as they warrant. the other major story overnight we're following. what's being called the first major event of the political year 2016. >> it happened in des moines, iowa, last night. the brown and black presidential forum focused on questions essential to america's blacks and latinos and those questions did run the gamut from criminal justice to the economy. overnight head-to-head in
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iowa -- >> bernie sanders. >> martin o'malley. >> hillary clinton. >> all three democratic candidates taking part in the forum hosted by abc news' sister station fusion. on stage at different times answering rapid-fire questions. >> is it off brand for a democratic socialist to live in a mansion like the white house? [ laughter ] >> well, i would consider it more like public housing. [ laughter ] >> but it wasn't all laughs. the candidates laying out their plan for guns and immigration plus bernie sanders and hillary clinton taking aim at each other. >> have you noticed this lady, that she's been getting more aggressive with you? >> it could be that the inevitable candidate for the democratic nomination may not be so inevitable today. >> i have laid out specifically my tax plans, and my friend, senator sanders, has said that he will lay out his before the iowa caucus, and i and others will be anxious to see them. >> the candidates also taking shots at republican front-runner donald trump.
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>> who would have thought donald trump would be leading in of national polls? [ laughter ] i mean, for those of you who ever thought about running for president, take heart. i mean -- >> trump on the attack as well on "the tonight show" -- >> i haven't even started on her yet, although last week i did a little bit i guess, but we haven't even started. >> trump will again be center stage in the republican debate thursday night in south carolina. but rand paul and carly fiorina have been dropped from the prime time lineup because of their poor showing in the polls. they were invited to participate in an earlier under card debate. paul declined. president obama will deliver his final state of the union address tonight. take a look. a live image of the capitol where the president is due to go later on this evening to address a joint session of congress, but in this youtube video, mr. obama explained that he will depart from tradition. he won't talk so much about last year's progress and his goals for the year ahead. instead, he'll focus on the big picture and his optimistic
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vision for the country. we should remind you coverage of tonight's state of the union address gets started right here on abc at 9:00 eastern time. well, vice president joe biden has opened up about a difficult chapter in his life sharing a touching story that he's never told publicly before about the generosity of president obama. in an interview with cnn he recounted the prospect of their eldest son beau being forced to resign as delaware's attorney general over his failing health. he shared his worries with mr. obama about caring for beau's family without his son's salary but he never said that -- he never expected that his boss -- what his boss' response would be. jill and i will sell the house and we'll be in good shape. he got up, and he said, don't sell the house. promise me you won't sell the house. he's going to be mad at me saying this. he said, i'll give you the money. >> beau biden did serve out his second term as delaware's attorney general, but just months after leaving office last january, he died from brain cancer. okay, so we're getting our
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first look at the dramatic firefight that took down one of the world's most notorious drug lords. mexican authorities have released new video of "operation black swan" as it was called, the intense raid that led to the recapture of joaquin "el chapo" guzman on friday. el chapo now back in mexico's most secure prison, the same prison from which he escaped awaiting extradition to the u.s. that we're told could take more than a year. and leading authorities right to his doorstep was apparently his meeting, this one, with sean penn. the actor interviewed him for "rolling stone" magazine three months ago as he tried to land a movie deal about his life, but mexican authorities were tracking penn during that visit and penn is now defending his interview with the drug lord telling the ap he has nothing to hide. the mother of the so-called affluenza teen is expected to be released from jail later this morning. tonya couch posted bond after a judge reduced it from 1 million to $75,000 on monday. couch was fitted with a gps monitoring device and was ordered to stay at the home of her 29-year-old son.
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she faces a felony charge for helping her 18-year-old son ethan flee to mexico. now to another high-profile court case. bill cosby filed a motion to have the indecent assault charge against him in pennsylvania dismissed. his attorneys claim the prosecutor violated a ten-year-old agreement not to bring charges against cosby if he testified in a civil case. he's due to appear in court again early next month. well, a clipper system is bringing a bitter blast of arctic air to the great lakes and northeast. the latest weather radar shows that the system stretches from northern michigan into the tennessee valley. it's not expected to drop substantial snow on the region, but it is bringing the coldest air so far this season, but the snow from that system is bringing some -- some causing traffic areas -- traffic headaches in west seneca, new york, and later today areas of south buffalo could see up to 40 inches of snow. elsewhere this morning the big concern is the cold. abc's rob marciano has the latest. >> reporter: check out these
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numbers in the morning, it's going to be minus 8 in chicago, the windchill, minus 27 in minneapolis. the cold front coming through will be mostly dry but a couple of inches possible in chicago and detroit and stirring up the lake-effect snow machine, the front come s through the ne york city area tomorrow night. maybe a dusting away from the city. the cold, 11 for a windchill in new york. minus 9 in chicago. >> rob delivering that chilly forecast from a sunny climate in glendale, arizona, where the big game was. alabama named national college football champion this morning after beating clemson 45-40, and it really all came down to a trick play. >> it was a good game, wasn't it? after tying the game in the fourth quarter with a field goal, the crimson tide used an onside kick to regain possession of the ball at midfield and one more for the special teams, a 95-yard kickoff return for a touchdown. >> it's alabama's fourth national title in seven years and the fifth for coach nick saban. full details coming up, of course, from the fellows at espn. >> i guess he could ask for a raise right about now.
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>> i think so right about now. well, still ahead, important health news for women. a federal panel finalizing mammogram guidelines. plus, breaking overnight, a roof blown off and smoldering flames, a deadly explosion at a home. new details just coming in. and strange sight for people driving down a busy l.a. freeway. a pilot's emergency landing.
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the plane was quickly pushed onto the median strip allowing traffic to resume, and there were no injuries. there are new details in that violent spree of jewelry store robberies across the southeast. in the first court appearance of the main suspect, we learned that abigail lee kemp is saying that she had help from louis jones iii. she allegedly told the fbi that she was on the phone with jones during the robberies telling him when to join her at the stores. agents say that's what led them to kemp, cell phone records. a children's cough medicinemaker is pulling bottles from store shelves because of a potential overdose risk. the recall involves two flavors of the store branded cough syrup. the bottle's makers says dose cup has incorrect markings. now, the medicine is sold under nine store brands including dollar general, cvs, rite aid and kroger. we've got some more details lined up at it won't cost as much to heat your home or to run your car this winter. crude oil prices now at their
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lowest level in 12 years after losing another 5% yesterday. it's a combination of worldwide oversupply and less demand from china. but many american oil and gas producers, they may go bust. electric luxury carmaker tesla is offering a new perk. many of its cars now have the ability to park themselves. no driver needed. live are this one going in, you see here, and out of the garage. the feature is called summon and enables cars to wake themselves up and drive to greet their owners. do we really need that? >> if you can afford a $160,000 car -- >> why not. >> of course. when we come back, dash cam drama. a police officer responding to a call didn't see this coming right at him. and encased in ice next to lake erie, the image that went everywhere yesterday. hear from the car's driver. i have asthma...
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a woman in st. joseph, missouri, said she was freaking out when this happened. her car taking a nosedive into a sinkhole right in front of her house. that sinkhole was caused by a water main break. no one was injured, but the owner of the car understandably upset. she just paid it off four months ago. >> that's always when those things happen. okay, so for your morning road conditions, hopefully no road hazards like that. it will be mainly clear
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across most of the country with wet roads again for the pacific northwest, and lake-effect snow causing slippery conditions across the great lakes, northeast and ohio valley. if you're flying, airport delays possible in san francisco, detroit and boston. well, a tragedy unfolding in northeast ohio overnight. >> fire officials near cleveland say four family members were killed when their house exploded. the bodies of a mother and her two daughters, 8 and 12, were found on the first floor near the front of the home. the father was found near the back of the house. neighbors say the powerful blast shook their homes. they ran into the burning building hoping to be able to save the family, but it was just too late. a new study finds that predictions about a baby's birth weight to be larger are usually wrong. four out of five mothers who were warned that they might have large babies weighing more than 8 to 13 -- 8 pounds, 13 ounces, they gave birth to average size babies instead. the result, the women who were told to expect large babies had twice as many medical interventions including
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c-sections no matter how big their babies turned out to be. an influential government task force is finalizing new breast cancer screening guidelines. it recommends that women between 50 and 74 get mammograms every other year, and the task force says that women between 40 and 49 should make the decision based on how they view the benefits and harms. as always, you've got to consult your doctor. in suburban detroit, this interesting scene here as a police cruiser responds to a domestic violence call. the cop car rammed by another vehicle with a half-dressed man hanging onto the hood. this was apparently a fight between two brothers that spilled onto the street. incredibly, the driver tried to blame the police officers for the fender-bender. they were both arrested. >> well, a frighten iing scene that played out 71 stories above the streets of houston. two window washers were stranded after a motor malfunction left their scaffolding hanging from the side of a building. the precarious angle, they were left clinging nearly a thousand
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feet up for 45 minutes until firefighters were able to remove a window pane and safely pull them inside. >> good for them. a treacherous mix of wind, sleet and snow turned a car into an ice sculpture near buffalo. take a look at this. brian yellen parked his car along the edge of lake erie on sunday as an arctic blast hit. winds up to 47 miles an hour blue huge waves on to the shore and by the time brian showed up to retrieve his car, it was encased in some five inches of ice. >> i really can't think anything. it's just covered in ice, covered in water. >> did you say, oh, my goodness? >> oh, i just laughed. i'm cool. it's not bothering me. >> it ain't that dramatic. brian's father wasn't too happy that he left the car where he did. it's not clear yet whether the ice caused any damage. >> i'm looking for anna and elsa. it looks more like arondale over
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there. >> it does. a little frozen. the rallying cry for roll tide is being held from arizona to alabama this morning as another national championship is headed back to tuscaloosa. >> it's sort of like home base for the national championship. let's get full details now plus some nba action from our friends at espn. >> good morning. it's "sportscenter" from the college football playoff national championship game in glendale, arizona. stan verrett along with neil everett. we saw a classic between alabama and clemson. >> yeah, you're only going to get the cliff notes, and that's unfortunate because this was quite a game. let's check it out, what we've got to show you here in the a.m. alabama going for its fourth championship in the last seven years. they just tied it at 24, and nick saban goes onside kick. the clemson folks -- look, he even smiled. the clemson folks are going, wait, man, we're the ones who do onside kicks. two plays later it's coker to the big tight end who had two touchdowns and just what a game and clemson came back and made a
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run and got within the number, but the only number that counts is 45 and 4 in 7 years, and nick saban is all smiles. warriors and heat, golden state, 17-0 at home. third quarter, warriors inbounding, steph curry working the give and go to draymond green, and it's gone. curry with 31 points, his 16th 30-point game of the season. that's tops in the nba. fourth quarter, catch and shoot three. that's what he does, 111-103, the warriors win again. they improve to 36-2, the best start in nba history rolls on for golden state. >> yeah. you take a couple days off from work and you go, hey, man, has golden state lost, no, no, they only got two, and dropping in, is alabama winning? yeah, alabama just won another title. that's what we give you. >> back to you. >> we'll take it. up next in "the pulse," surprise engagement. who is getting hitched to media mogul rupert murdoch? >> and he really is super tom. millions of americans drink it every day, but tom brady says he never takes a sip. e really is super tom.
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♪ hey there, time now to check "the pulse" and stunning matrimonial news. >> stunning is right. billionaire businessman rupert murdoch and 59-year-old ex-supermodel jerry hall engaged. the pair announcing their happy news in one of murdoch's many newspapers. >> it will be the fourth walk down the aisle for the 84-year-old media mogul and the very first marriage for the texas born hall, though, of course, she's lived with mick jagger for many years. and it's a staple for many of us who are awake at this hour, but tom brady apparently has never had any. the patriots quarterback says he's never had coffee ever, not even a taste. >> that's just because he's perfect, but apparently it's part of his unique and very
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strict diet, no dairy, no white sugar, white flour, mushrooms or eggplant and no caffeine. okay, when they did press him on it, brady admits he does have a few weaknesses, probably burgers or ice cream or gisele. >> by the way, he admitted this on a radio show that airs before 7:00 a.m. >> ah, so that's interesting. so, you can make art out of anything, just ask brian owens. he makes portraits out of salt including the one you're going to see right now of actor morgan freeman. he uses a plain card and a small brush to direct the salt around and create areas of light and dark. >> yeah, brian says he says that he takes lots of pictures as he works, and he compares them side by side with the original, and he actually chose morgan freeman because he's one of his favorite actors but also because freeman has so many recognizable features. he's got the freckles, the frizzy hair. this is truly a work of art, come on. >> it is. it's beautiful.
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live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> good morning. happy 4:282349 morning! i am egg egg. >> welcome to the 4:30 clubs guys. i am natasha zouves. straight to meteorologist mike nicco with the forecast. >> good morning, guys. good morning, everyone, we will look at live doppler hd. we have if news for the commute. mostly clouds. no rain. that is the case through most of my 12-hour day planner. starting off at 46-52. we will hit 58 to 60 with limited sunshine. 4:00 mainly cloudy at 58 to 62 with rain developing in the north by by 7:00. sue? >> yes, a look at the freeway we aren asking the roads. we are seeing emergency blinking lights in the eastbound direction of 80 near university.
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traffic is slowing. we called c.h.p. they do not have any knowledge of what is happening. maybe just road work. or surface street activity. heads up. more in a couple of minutes. >> we have break news from vallejo, fire investigators are looking at two fires that break out on the same street this morning, one the scene of a fire a few weeks ago. amy? >> yes, we just got here on the scene to find out they saved the animal help. this is the second fire they have had at this location. this happened before 2:00 this morning. this was the second fear they had in 30 minutes on the street. [ inaudible ] >> we will get back to you. >> again, mess are looking at same stretch of highway 80 after
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a shooting. it was such a close call the bullet hit the driver's head rest. it could have hit ad to her. the toddler is hurt but is expected to be okay. this happened in pinole at 8:00 last night at the richmond parkway exit. the bullet passed through the window of the passenger board and hit the driver head rest and out the other weapon. the toddler had minor cuts from the glass. there have been four shootings on the same stretch of 80 since november. >> breaking news from turkey. parts of istanbul are guard after an explosion killed ten. 15 others were injured. the president of turkey specific and said a suicide bomber with tie to syria is to blame. the area is not far from the blue mosque and other attractions visited by foreign visitors. >> nfl owners gather in houston to discuss which team or teams will move to los a


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