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and i didn't realize it until i had lost her. you can quit. for free help, call 1-800-quit-now. >> the answer to that question was the fourth of july. [cheers and applause] [dramatic musical flourish] ♪ welcome back to "who wants to be a millionaire." sanders kleinfeld has now reached that $5,000 threshold. [cheers and applause] you used the "audience" lifeline, but you still have two left. >> uh-huh. >> next stop, $7,000, so let's play "who wants to be a millionaire." [dramatic musical flourish] ♪ $7,000 question. if they had kept their original name, today the de-evolution band would be known as the group behind which hit song?
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>> okay, so "livin' on a prayer" is bon jovi. "money for nothing," i think, is dire straits. "jump" is van halen. "whip it" is by devo, and that makes sense with the de-evolution band, so i'm gonna go with d, "whip it," final answer. >> whip it good. $7,000, that's right. >> all right, yeah. [cheers and applause] >> 7 grand. [horn blares] sanders, that sound means that time is up for today, but you're not done. >> okay. great. >> two lifelines, $7,000. he is 8 away from that $1 million question. can he get there? we'll find out. thanks for watching. for everyone who's been a part of this one, i'm chris harrison. we'll see you next time. [cheers and applause] closed captioning sponsored by: ♪ to feed your phenomenal... today lean cuisine is changing. starting fresh... with vermont white cheddar mac & cheese made with organic pasta. and high-protein korean barbeque.
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welcome back. welcome back. an update to a story we brought you earlier this week. the first uterus transplant in the u.s. has failed. doctors at the cleveland clinic were forced to remove the uterus after the 26-year-old patient known as lindsey developed complications. earlier this week she spoke how she prayed to god for a chance to be pregnant. yesterday she thanked her doctors, saying they acted quickly to ensure her health and safety. >> we're glad she's okay. that's the big thing. a number of people made sick by a bacterial outbreak in wisconsin has grown to 48. investigators from the cdc have not been able to find the source of the blood infection that's left 15 dead. a variety of potential sources have been tested including health care products, water sources, even food. most of those who have gotten sick were elderly patients with underlying health issues. we're going to turn now to a big health alert when what looks like the flu could actually be a sign of something even more serious. >> like a heart attack.
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for one woman, recognizing the difference likely saved her life. abc's juju chang has the story. >> reporter: as a hard charging prosecutor, sue palmer has seen her share of tragedy but nothing could have prepared her for the near tragedy that almost took her life. >> i just kind of felt funny and i laid there for a minute and thought, well, that's weird. and after about a minute, i knew that i was going to be sick. >> reporter: assuming it was a 4-hour virus, she wanted to crawl back into bed, but her husband tim, also an attorney, objected. >> i thought, you know, this could be more and looked at the -- grabbed up my tablet and looked at it and googled heart attack symptoms in women. >> reporter: tim's father had died of a heart attack, and his wife, just 46 at the time, was a healthy nonsmoker who wasn't feeling any of the classic telltale signs of a cardiac event. >> he said, i think we should get to the er. and i said, well, why? >> reporter: tim wasn't ready to take the chance. he whisked her to the er. once there an ekg revealed a
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shock. even though she didn't fit the profile and only had flu-like symptoms, she was having a massive heart attack. >> women are more likely than men to have what we calls a atypical symptoms of a heart disease. she felt like she had the flu she felt bad, and knew something wasn't right. >> reporter: later tests showed 100% of her coronary artery was blocked by a clot and another artery was 70% clogged. that blockage sometimes called the widowmaker frequently results in sudden death. in less than 15 minutes, they stopped the heart attack by suctioning out blood clots and inserting stints. >> my wife is a living, breathing example of the importance of letting the professionals make the decision. >> reporter: grateful to her husband and doctor for saving her life, sue has a message for others. >> don't trust your instinct. if your instinct is to go back to bed, i have since heard many stories of women who did exactly
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what i wanted to do and never woke up. >> reporter: juju chang, abc news, new york. >> such a good message to women across the country because you never know. sometimes the most basic symptoms women tend to ignore and think it's not a big deal. >> yeah. and a heart attack could simply be something as not feeling right. got to get it checked out. coming up, the celebrity proposal that is taking place live on the air. and the most interesting man in the world, apparently not so interesting anymore. >> what? >> "the skinny" is next. we'll explain. >> announcer: they don't help single moms. hi. hi. what happened to our house last year?
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♪ skinny, so skinny ♪ skinny so skinny ♪ this is a good one. leading "the skinny" this morning, some happy hollywood engagement news. >> after 19 years of dating her boyfriend, tv personality maria menounos was popped the question live on "the howard stern show." >> you know she's greek, not spanish. >> i know. >> menounos was on the show to promote her new cookbook when stern brought up the question why she and boyfriend kevin undergaro haven't gotten married after two decades together. he explained what he was really doing there. >> although i said that this isn't a proposal, i want to ask
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you something, maria. would you make me the happiest man on earth and would you marry me? >> look at the ring. put on some headphones. >> he got down on his knees and proposed. maria was in shock but eventually remembered to say yes. >> oh! and she shared some shots of that beautiful ring on social media. it is gorgeous. it's a round brilliant cut center stone surrounded by 220 smaller stones. custom designed by a french jeweler who has also done work for amy adams and eva longoria. you know what? sometimes waiting, kendis, really pays off. >> the back story, it took him 19 years to save up for that ring. >> he did well. kenny g., he did wshlgs my friend. she is so much fun. i think she's a lovely gal. >> the engagement -- >> didn't want to rush into anything. >> the engagement is expected to last another 20 years so it will be all right. >> jacko, how long did it take you to propose? >> it was quite some time. >> there you go.
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>> i got there, though. >> you certainly did. >> that's the important thing. >> happily married. >> as soon as the test came in. >> it is an achievement. >> we're going to move on. >> despite what that blogger says. >> we're going downhill pretty quickly. >> next. >> sad news actually. the most interesting man in the world is being pushed out. we're talking about the beer spokesman who reminded us that he doesn't always drink beer but when he does he prefers dos equis. >> his real name is jonathan goldsmith. as star of the highly successful ad campaign, sales tripled for the brewery. probably because he's won the lifetime achievement award twice. and even his enemies list him as their emergency contact. >> the company says they will likely replace goldsmith. they did manage to send him off with one last adventure because when you've conquered the world, the only place to go is up. stay thirsty, my friends. if you're in the market for a new house, actor kevin james has just the listing for sale. >> you have to have about $30 million available.
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that's because the star of "king of queens" and "paul blart, mall cop," of course, has been living the good life in this amazing delray beach, florida, home. >> eight bedrooms, nine full baths, ten-car garage. a list of features that doesn't end. saltwater pool and adjacent grilling area. >> those "mall cop" movies were successful. in the basement, a wine cellar, gym, children's play room and over 25,000 square feet it's one of the largest estates in palm beach county. that says a lot. no reason has been made public as to why the star is selling the home. >> too much floors to clean. that's fine. finally, congratulations to alec and hilaria baldwin, as the couple has announced they're expecting their third child together. alec, who is 57, hilaria 32, have a 2-year-old daughter and an 8-month-old son together. they announced yesterday via instagram they will be adding a baby boy to the mix this fall. >> alec also has a daughter, 20
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pizza convention where dough spinning is an art form and serious international competition. "saturday night fever" with pizza dough? check. >> if i'm going to work out, i'm going to spin dough. >> reporter: you work out spinning dough? >> yep. just as good as running. >> reporter: brittany sax ton from a small town in ohio practices year-round for her annual pilgrimage here, like the olympics of pizza. >> normally girls don't win this. so here i am, beating all these guys that think i'm better than i am. >> reporter: it turns out being good at eating pizza doesn't qualify you for making it. i'm not getting a lot of air. especially the spinning part. >> there you go. >> reporter: former champion spinner joe carlucci says american style pizza is exploding in parts of the world that might surprise you. >> when you see korea here, japan, australia, brazil is here they're all here for pizza. >> reporter: every ingredient, cheese, flour, anything you can imagine is here.
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dairy-free pizza that tastes like real cheese. gluten free with beets on top. they have an oven that cooks a raw pizza faster than any fast food. 45 seconds at 900 degrees. and there are pizza boxes that look more like art. of course, there's also a competition for folding pizza boxes. >> done. >> reporter: and if you don't like pizza, don't worry. there's even a random chicken wings section. all part of the plan for global domination. neal karlinksky, abc news, las vegas. >> mm. >> is this when the pizza gets delivered? >> i know. we always forget to get the pizza delivered. >> where's the pizza? >> jacko, that was your part. >> the pizza must have gotten lost with the waffles and the chocolate. >> i take it those are on the "world news tonight" set. >> always remember to tip your pizza man. always. no matter who he is, especially if he's kendis gibson. >> look at that. >> i look kind of -- >> now we know where the pizza went. >> i ate it all.
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good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. topping headlines this morning good morning, i'm reena nine that. >> i'm kendis gibson. topping headlines this morning on "world news now." flood watches over overnight in at least nine states after as much as a foot of rain falling from texas up to central illinois. louisiana has been particularly hit hard with many residents forced to evacuate. full details ahead. rematch in miami. the democrats battling it out on the debate stage for the second time this week. hillary clinton and bernie sanders forced to defend their records on immigration, the economy and much more. a full report straight ahead. breaking news. at least five people are dead following a shooting in suburban pittsburgh. police in wilkinsburg say two gunmen barged into a backyard party and open fire in an ambush-style attack. the suspects are still on the run.
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and generic viagra has been approved for sale by the fda. teva pharmaceuticals will sell the drugs in 25, 50 and 100-milligram strengths. the company has already been selling generic viagra in canada and europe. those are some of our top stories on this thursday, march 10th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning, everybody. we'll start this half hour with the extreme weather in the south central part of the country. you have heavy rain that has flooded many areas and forced residents from their homes. >> even a state of emergency being declared for 16 louisiana parishes like this one. abc's phillip mena reports. >> reporter: the massive storm system in the south just won't quit. over a foot of rain in louisiana. swift water teams working around the clock. in haughton, rescuers sending a boat inside this home to save the chavis family.
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>> my husband woke up about 5:00, went downstairs, he says, we are covered in water. >> reporter: more than 100 homes under water in bossier parish alone. the local sheriff using facebook to warn residents to be safe. >> i just can't urge people how seriously to take this. >> reporter: we found james petterway racing to shore up his home before getting out. >> let mother nature do her thing. >> reporter: roads becoming rivers. in minden, the driver of that suv left her vehicle on a flooded road and came back to this. she is safe. this extreme flooding comes after a brutal 24 hours across the region. >> whoa! >> reporter: with everything from tornadoes to golf ball-sized hail. this area has already gotten over a foot of rain. just look at that stop sign. and not only is there more on the way, there's also the threat of more severe weather. and even tornadoes. phillip mena, abc news, haughton, louisiana. one place where they're enjoying extra precipitation is yosemite national park. the california park has received
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12 inches of fresh snow and a fresh inflex of skiers and snowboarders. the nice change after four years of drought. the ski season ends in just a few weeks. speaking of weather in today's forecast, the pineapple express slams the west coast with several inches of rain and more snow in the mountains. heavy downpours from texas to the ohio valley and the northeast and an additional 5 inches of rain in the south. >> 50s in minneapolis and portland. 60s in great falls and kansas city. 70s in new york, los angeles and new orleans. 80s in miami and phoenix. >> it was sunny and 80, as you saw there, in miami. that's where we go now for the race to the white house and the democrats going head to head there after sanders' stunning victory in michigan, hillary clinton criticized sanders for voting against an immigration law that would have led to a path to citizenship. sanders called on clinton to explain why wall street recently donated $15 million to a super pac that supports her. but they both agreed to
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disagree with donald trump. >> he's talking about a very tall wall. right? a beautiful tall wall. >> let us not forget that several years ago, trump was in the middle of the so-called birther movement. trying to delegitimize the president of the united states of america. >> i would not deport children. i do not want to deport family members either. >> no, i will not deport children from the united states of america. >> but they also faced tough questions from the moderators. sanders had to explain 1980s footage of himself discussing fidel castro, and clinton was forced to answer questions about trust, her e-mails and benghazi. donald trump is looking to add to his 15 victories next week and calling on the gop establishment to stop resisting and get on board. trump played to another massive crowd last night. 11,000 supporters packing an area in fayetteville, north carolina.
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now all eyes are on the next round of races. here's abc's tom llamas. >> reporter: donald trump with a new message. predicting he'll go for a knockout if he wins ohio and florida next week. >> you think you'll get all the delegates? >> i think so, yeah. i really think so. i don't see the convention going that route. i see -- i see probably getting the delegates. you know, it's like the fighters. that's the ultimate way of doing it. you knock them out. if you knock them out, nothing can happen. >> reporter: trump talking like a brawler just hours after promising his leadership style would be one of the most presidential ever. >> i would say more presidential and i've said this a couple of times, more presidential than anybody other than the great abe lincoln. he was very presidential. right? >> reporter: at the country club news conference, trump surrounded by some of his signature products, including trump magazine, trump water, trump wine. even raw meat. >> and we have trump steaks. and by the way, if you want to take one, we'll charge you about, what, 50 bucks a steak? no, i won't. >> reporter: problem is, trump steaks have actually been discontinued. the meat on that table from another supplier.
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but in that room, the gop front-runner was really selling something else. the idea of trump the uniter. >> i say, let's come together, folks. we're going to win. i say, let's come together. >> reporter: as trump's lead grows, the anti-trump movement pushing forward. >> the next president of the united states. >> reporter: former candidate carly fiorina, now endorsing senator ted cruz. trump once attacking fiorina's appearance saying, look at that face. would anyone vote for that? >> i think women all over this country heard very clearly what mr. trump said. >> i think she's got a beautiful face and i think she's a beautiful woman. >> reporter: still in the game, ohio governor john kasich and florida senator marco rubio both banking on home state wins next tuesday to breathe life into their flagging campaigns. senator marco rubio acknowledging a big mistake, saying he should have never gone down that school yard bullying routine against donald trump, saying those attacks embarrassed his own kids. and if he had the choice again, he would not do it.
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tom llamas, abc news, hialeah, florida. thousands are expected to pay their final respects to former first lady nancy reagan today. her casket was moved to the reagan library in simi valley ahead of tomorrow's funeral. among the 1,000 mourners expected to attend, former president george w. bush and his wife laura and first lady michelle obama. and in washington, the new canadian prime minister has visited for a state visit, complete with his young kids in tow. there is a big day of pomp and ceremony ahead today at the white house. here's abc's arlette saenz. >> reporter: he's the panda culleding, tattooed boxing, young political icon, 44-year-old justin trudeau of canada. the prime minister often compared to president obama getting the red carpet treatment in washington. it's the first state visit for a canadian leader in nearly two decades. but he's not the first trudeau to visit the white house. trudeau's father pierre also a
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prime minister honored at two state dinners hosted by jimmy carter and richard nixon. >> canadians from all across this great country sent a clear message tonight. it's time for a change in this country, my friends. >> reporter: the younger trudeau surprised the world when he beat canada's conservative prime minister last year, catapulting him into international stardom. even president obama took notice when they met in the philippines one month later. >> i know canadians are incredibly inspired by your message of hope and change. >> reporter: today, obama we will koms t welcomes trudeau to the oval office for the first time. climate change, isis and trade at the top of the agenda. trudeau and his wife will be staying here at blair house just across the street from the white house and the canadian flags are already lining pennsylvania avenue for the pageantry of the big state visit.
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trudeau will be feted with a meal of halibut, lamb chops and maple pecan cake and treated to a performance by sara bareilles. a visit meant to strengthen the united states' relationship with our northern neighbor, but also welcoming canada's newest political star. arlette saenz, abc news, the white house. >> like mr. obama's campaign. there's a sense of that. >> he's fun. he likes pandas. he's kind of attractive. >> what's not to like, huh? >> yeah. well, the british thieves who pulled off the largest burglary in english history have been sentenced to prison. the heist took place in london's diamond district last april. the burglars drilled a huge hole in a cement door before stealing $20 million worth of jewelry, cash and gold. five of the men were slapped with sentences up to seven years and the sixth was given a suspended sentence. a bizarre moment during the hulk hogan sex tape trial. a former editor for gawker suggested on the stand almost anything goes when it comes to the news worthiness of celebrity sex videos. when asked what if the celebrity were a child, the witness said, that would be okay if the child were over 4.
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>> oh. >> yeah, that kind of sent shock waves through the courtroom. the editor later said he was being sarcastic. the hulk is suing gawker for $100 million for posting the secretly recorded video. >> they can start writing checks, then. a new study pointing to one reason so many of us are overweight. get this. researchers found that more than half of the average american's diet is so-called ultraprocessed food. and these foods make us 90% -- make up 90% of the excess sugar, calories that we consume. ultraprocessed foods include things like sodas, sweets or savory packaged snacks, candy and desserts, packaged, baked goods and chicken nuggets. >> they're hard to give up but so bad for you. >> the fitness guy told me if it can survive longer than two weeks, throw it out. don't eat it. >> there you go. well, mcdonald's all-day breakfast has been a big success for the company, so why not have more of it, right? >> yes. that's the idea behind what mcdonald's is calling their
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all-day breakfast bigger menu. it's pretty straightforward. basically it means the entire breakfast menu would be available all the time instead of just a core list of items. >> the bigger menu is being tested in tulsa, oklahoma, and parts of north carolina. if the test goes well, it could go national soon. i look forward to this. sometimes you're in a bind. the coffee is not bad at mcdonald's, by the way. >> it's not bad. i love how we pivot from how we're all overweight and why to mcdonald's. >> hey, mcdonald's is okay. why not? >> yeah. it's part of our continuing series on mcdonald's because yesterday we told you about one in kazakhstan. coming up, a surprise for police investigating a joyride involving toddlers ages 2 and 4. also ahead, injuries on the football field not just a problem with the pros. the legal action involving a youth football organization. the birthday bash for a teenage girl lavished with designer dresses, topnotch entertainment, an over the top celebration. would you spend millions on your daughter's big day? you're watching "world news now."
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and unlike the big osteo-bi flex pills, it's all in one tiny pill. move free ultra. get your move on. >> damaging rain storms are unusual in the united arab emirates leaving these workers damaging rain storms are unusual in the united arab emirates leaving these workers, as you can see here, unprepared as a case of debris smashes into an abu dhabi skyscraper lobby. the winds reach hurricane strength. amazingly, no one was injured at this particular building. rainfall is rare in the emirates. the average is less than 4 inches a year and as much as a foot of rain has fallen just this week. >> that is terrifying video. in the business we call this impact video. the impact being between a car and a bus. police there in rapid city, south dakota, say that the car was driven by two children, two kids. a 4-year-old girl and a 2-year-old boy. the 4-year-old blamed the accident on the 2-year-old. as one would do. it's unclear which one was behind the wheel. thankfully no one was hurt. if i didn't know, i would think
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this was a story about my own children. >> i like their choice in rides. glad they're okay. that's all i have to say. youth football league, pop warner, is settling its first ever concussion-related lawsuit. >> the mother of a former player blames the sport for her son's suicide years later. abc's linsey davis has the latest on the case. >> reporter: the nfl is known for its big hits on the gridiron which can result in big injuries. it's no longer the nfl being affected. now the youth football organization, pop warner, just settled its first ever concussion-related lawsuit. pop warner is the largest youth football organization in the united states. more than 250,000 kids play each year. 25-year-old joseph chernach at 11 years old played four years with pop warner. then ten years later committed suicide and was later diagnosed with the brain disease caused by head trauma, chronic traumatic encephalopathy or cte.
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>> i just couldn't understand why a happy kid turned into someone so depressed. >> reporter: the family sued for $5 million. >> we just want children to play. we don't want children to engage in combat. >> reporter: the lawsuit claims pop warner failed to enforce limitations on hitting in practice, stating their conduct was deliberate, an actual disregard of the plaintiff's right to safety, health or life. since 2010, pop warner now benches any child suspected to have a concussion and is unable to play again until they're cleared by a qualified physician. linsey davis, abc news, new york. coming up, remembering the man behind the music. >> who john, paul, george and ringo looked to for the biggest of beatles decisions. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer:
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♪ i love you more ♪ i love you more >> the scene in the uk as mourners pay tribute at the iconic abbey road studios in london where sir george martin produced some of the most beloved albums in modern music history. >> he guided the beatles to become the biggest band in the world and is being remembered
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for his contributions both big and small. here's abc's david muir. >> here we go. >> reporter: sir george martin on the right. ♪ ♪ there's nothing you can do that can't be done ♪ >> reporter: and they did it with help from the fifth beatle, sir george martin, a classically trained composer, he met the beatles in 1962. the fab four playing "love me do" at abbey road studios. ♪ love love me do art an audition, george martin once admitted that at the time, he wasn't impressed. >> well, it's funny you say because, of course, one has to like the music, and i didn't. but the answer was their charisma. >> reporter: charisma was their weapon. he helped them refine the sound. >> george had done literally no rock 'n' roll when we met him and we'd never been in a studio, so we did a lot of learning
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together. >> reporter: the classic "yesterday," martin suggesting to paul mccartney to add a string quartet to his track. ♪ i'm not half the man i used to be there's a shadow hanging over me ♪ ♪ oh, yesterday came suddenly >> "yesterday" was recorded and he wrote on it at the top here, by paul mccartney, john lennon, george martin, >> reporter: here playing piano with paul mccartney and mccartney remembering him, saying if anyone earned the title of the fifth beatle, it was george. david muir, abc news, new york. >> and one more note from paul mccartney. >> he wrote on his website that martin was a true gentleman and like a second father to him. you can see a lot of people are remembering him. >> what an impact he had on their career. do you know the song "strawberry fields forever"? he said it should be a lovely gentle song but lennon wanted to
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venue, 600 guests and celebrity performances by pitbull and nick jonas, no doubt sparking jealousy in all her classmates. ♪ ♪ i still get jealous >> reporter: plus custom made dresses by rolando santana, reportedly 20 gs each. and no birthday party is complete without a song your father commissioned specifically for your special day, right? aptly called maya es tu fiesta. performed by color red and clarissa serna. the lucky teen an instagram sensation with 20,000 followers is no stranger to the limelight. seen pictured here with hillary clinton, katy perry and diane von furstenberg. >> you just ruined everything. you ruined my life! >> reporter: the concept is not new. mtv's hit show "my super sweet 16" has long featured pampered
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teens and opulent occasions. for this texan teenager, a night to remember and for her father, a credit card bill he won't soon forget. i'm juju chang in new york. >> did you have one of those? >> oh, my god, yes, even in that lovely dress. a dress like that. she -- she's kind of popular. >> yeah? >> kind of stalking her instagram here. there are photos of her with jamie foxx as well as shaquille o'neal. of course, you saw the katy perry stuff. the vice president. so just imagine if that's her 15-year-old birthday party, what the sweet 16 will be, what the wedding will be like. >> we look forward to that. null >> it will be huge. hopefully we'll get invited. >> it will be periscoped live for all of us to watch. >> no doubt. >> that's the news for this half hour. >> do check us out on facebook as we take a look at times square this early morning hour. on facebook as we take a look at times square this early morning hour. arly morning hour.
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this morning on "world news now," democrats on the attack. >> bernie sanders and hillary clinton going after each other. and republican front-runner donald trump last night's debate and the hot-button issue that fired them up. primary politics. donald trump confident from a three-state win has a message for fellow republicans. get ready for a knockout. bad timing. the taxi robbery caught on camera with a sheriff's deputy right behind that cab. the taxi driver and the cop speaking out. and later, flying in luxury. the couple who booked free rides on a high-class private jet. so, how did they do it? and how you can, too. it's thursday, march 10th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now."
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>> good morning. i'm kendis gibson. it is thursday. >> i'm reena ninan. a little under the weather, huh? >> a little under the weather. we're almost in the homestretch, almost at friday and almost be able to recover from this cold. let's get started with the democrats. another big night facing off for the second time this week hoping to gain momentum ahead of next week's key races. hillary clinton and bernie sanders clashed again last night and faced a string of tough questions. but they stood united in their opposition to donald trump. highlights now from abc's bazi kanani. >> reporter: just days after their last debate and less than 24 hours after that stunning upset in michigan -- >> which some people considered one of the major political upsets in modern american history. >> it was a very close race. we've had some of those. i've won some, i've lost some. >> reporter: hillary clinton and bernie sanders faced off again, this time in miami less than a week before voters there head to the polls. >> i would not deport children. i do not want to deport family members either. >> i will not deport children. >> reporter: but sanders still
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trails clinton in delegates. her lead so commanding, that in all five states voting on tuesday, she could lose by double digits and still win the nomination. >> bernie sanders is the strongest candidate to defeat donald trump. >> reporter: the candidates often clashed favoring substance over insults, but both taking shots at the republican front runner. >> is donald trump a racist? >> his rhetoric, his demagoguery, his trafficking in prejudice and paranoia has no place in our political system. >> we do not as donald trump and others have done, resort to racism and xenophobia and bigotry. >> reporter: still, things did get a little heated, clinton answering questions about her e-mail server. >> i am not worried about it and no democrat or american should be either. >> if you get indicted will you drop out? >> oh, goodness. i'm not even answering that question. >> i'm going to focus on the issues facing the working
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families of this country. >> reporter: bazi kanani, abc news, washington. >> so you heard the heated back and forth. there was something else that was heated going on during the debate. people were trying to figure out what color was bernie sanders' suit? take a look at it. what do you guys think? >> it's definitely brown, don't you think? >> definitely does look brown. that was the heated debate during it. but look at that photo. >> it looks like a charcoal gray there. >> during the debate, while all of this is going on, the campaign put out a tweet saying, the suit the senator is wearing is blue. >> wow. >> but even they weren't sure, so we checked with our inbeds there, the abc producers, and they said that sanders' body man and other members of his staff are now saying it's a black suit. so, they actually have no idea if it's a brown, black, blue suit. >> uh-huh. that's interesting. >> the debate continues. >> the debate continues. that's the real debate from that last night. >> i prefer not to see colors in this world.
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>> what color is your suit? >> this is actually gray. >> it looks blue on television. it looks blue. >> it is blue. all right. let's get to the republicans now and donald trump looking forward to next week's winner take all primaries, fresh from his three-state victory. trump addressed a packed house. this is in fayetteville, north carolina, last night. 11,000 people inside and thousands more turned away. trump says he's going for a knockout. he's far ahead of marco rubio in florida but he's in a much tighter race against john kasich in ohio. he's now taking aim at kasich. >> you know, i mean, it's going to be amazing. and we as you know, we have ohio where you have an absentee governor. absentee. >> well, trump is vowing to be more presidential than anybody since abraham lincoln. last night he shouted down protester who interrupted him, ripped into his rivals and attacked the media as dishonest.
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canada's newly elected leader is in washington for a state visit. prime minister justin trudeau and his family arrived in the u.s. yesterday. climate change, isis and trade are at the top of the agenda when he meets with president obama later today. look at that family. tonight he will be the guest of honor at a state dinner, the very first for a canadian leader in nearly 20 years. they call him the president obama of canada. kevin newman is in canada was saying that. >> canadian journalist. he couldn't be any more adorable. a picture this week of him with the pandas was very cute. thousands of people are expected to pay their final respects to former first lady nancy reagan today. her casket arrived at the reagan library ahead of tomorrow's funeral. abc's lauren lyster is there. >> reporter: their procession bringing her body to its final resting place. but before she's buried, days of ceremonious mourning beginning at this l.a. funeral home where family arrived for a short service.
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the casket carried out by members of mrs. reagan's secret service. a motorcade transporting that casket to the reagan library in simi valley. fire departments saluting the hearse all along the way, a show of respect, and a dignified entrance to mark her arrival. >> i will give you rest. >> reporter: nancy and ronald reagan spent more than five decades by each other's side. >> try and find a picture of the two of them together not holding hands. it's almost impossible. >> reporter: after more than one decade spent apart following his death, she will soon be reunited again. >> when her casket is lowered into the ground, she will be as close to them so they could hold hands. >> reporter: she'll be buried just inches from president reagan in this hillside tomb, plans long in the making. among the 1,000 invited guests who will now attend her private service friday, former president george w. bush and laura bush, hillary clinton and first lady michelle obama.
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>> mrs. reagan was a woman of incredible strength and grace. >> reporter: some vips like house speaker paul ryan got a few private moments with her casket. now the public is getting its chance. the library expecting tens of thousands of people. lauren lyster, abc news, simi valley, california. there are questions this morning how a man wanted for attempted murder in idaho was able to board a plane in washington, d.c. kyle odom appeared in a washington courtroom yesterday after he was arrested for throwing items onto the white house lawn. he's also accused of shooting an idaho pastor sunday outside his church. the tsa says it does not screen passengers for outstanding criminal warrants unless notified. the kansas factory where a shooting left four dead begins operations again today. employees returned yesterday to excel industries under increased scrutiny. the factory had been closed since february 25th, when a worker open fire, killing three of his fellow employees and then killed by police. seattle fire investigators say an explosion that leveled a
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building was accidental. clean-up is under way after the powerful early morning blast. it housed two cafes and a grocery store but as many as three dozen other businesses were damaged. more now from abc's neal karlinksky. >> reporter: the blast was so powerful, a nearby business's surveillance camera captured the shock wave. immediately, seattle firefighters, who were already here checking on reports of a gas leak, were down. >> may day, may day, may day. battalion 6, i need a full response. i have firefighters missing. >> reporter: nine firefighters were caught in the blast at this local market. >> we've got two buildings that have been heavily damaged. >> reporter: the building, decimated by the powerful explosion. and surrounding businesses heavily damaged. >> at that moment, i was thrown on the ground and there was broken glass. >> reporter: again and again, we've seen the result. a gas leak, followed by a powerful explosion. like this house in new jersey. and firefighters, often the first ones on scene, even before gas lines can be safely secured,
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risking their lives. >> the firefighters had all of their personal protective equipment on, otherwise the injuries would have been more significant. >> reporter: the blast zone is massive. you can still see parts of the building scattered up in the trees there. amazingly, those nine firefighters are out of the hospital with only minor injuries. neal karlinksky, abc news, seattle. so the city of flint, michigan, will stop sending out water bills until they can straighten out the billing. residents have been paying for water they can't drink for two years. the state legislature authorized $30 million to assist them with their bills. the average customer will get a credit of about $600. there's a lead scare in new jersey's largest school district. water is shut off in 30 school buildings in newark after tests showed high lead levels. investigators said they believe the contamination poses no serious health risks. no lead has been found in the drinking supply.
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attention beer drinkers, specifically fans of corona extra. a recall of your favorite brew is under way. this one affects 12 and 18 packs of corona bottles that may contain small particles of glass. the issue was discovered after routine quality checks at breweries where corona is produced. according to its maker, less than one-tenth of 1% of the bottles are impacted by this. and another very important consumer story. generic viagra has now been approved by the fda. yeah. teva pharmaceuticals received that approval to market generic viagra in 25, 50, and if you really want to party, 100 milligram strengths. the company has already been selling generic viagra in canada and europe. we're going to move to south florida before kendis can comment on the story. where you never know in south florida what you'll see on the side of the road. >> case in point. a group of five miniature horses that got loose near the florida turnpike yesterday.
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they saw a hole in a fence and they ran for it. >> so one of them celebrated freedom with a roll around in some leaves. look at that. the group of five was eventually brought under control by the florida highway patrol, which helped get them back where they belonged. >> wrangled them in. coming up in "the mix" -- the picture of an angry woman on a disney thrill ride going viral. we're finding out why she was not thrilled. also ahead, booking travel on a luxurious private jet for free. the couple who found a way to do it are sharing their secrets. the taxi driver robbed at gunpoint by his passenger. the driver and the deputy who saw it all are telling their stories to abc news. also, check out our behind-the-scene pics on instagram, abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." on instagr instagram, awcwnn. you're watching "world news now." >> i'm alex trebek. if you're age 50 to 85,
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this is drone video. those ohio officer had just recaptured a suspect after he had broken out of a county jail. the guy, who was on the run, had bad timing. boy, did he have bad timing. local officers were on their second day of training with the drone when they used it for their search. locating the suspect was the first assignment using the drone so that they're pretty much batting a thousand now. >> success on the first try. >> never know who's watching. we're getting new details about the taxi robbery in reading, pennsylvania, stopped by a sharp-eyed sheriff's
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deputy. >> driving behind the cab, he saw something was wrong. now the deputy and the driver he rescued are speaking out. abc's gio benitez has the story. >> reporter: it's a terrifying armed robbery, caught on a cabbie's surveillance camera. watch. >> this is a robbery. give me all your money, man. >> man, i don't -- >> give me everything you got! now! >> all right, all right. >> reporter: what is going through your mind through all of this? >> give him what he wants and get him out. i don't want to get hurt. there's a cop behind us. there's a cop behind us. >> what's the problem? let me see your hands. get out. >> reporter: while you're going through this, there's an officer right behind you. >> i spotted the lights, blinking behind me. >> get out. get out. >> this was my guardian angel. >> reporter: that guardian angel, deputy terry ely. he says, when the light turned green and the cab didn't move, he got out of the car. suspicious it was an escalating argument. and get this -- after the deputy arrested the passenger, cabbie ralph valletta went right back to what he's been doing for 25 years. driving his cab.
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gio benitez, abc news, reading, pennsylvania. >> incredible the timing there. by the way, the cab company just installed those surveillance cameras about a year and a half ago. >> good timing. > yeah, exactly. coming up in our next half hour, a medical emergency in disguise. how a woman thought she had the flu when she was having a life-threatening heart attack. but first, the couple who figured out how to fly around in a private jet for free. well, they're sharing their secrets. what everyone should know about saving big money on travel. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer:
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affordable, at least for gilbert ott and laura burns, who scored a flight on this private jet for free. >> the look on our face definitely told the story. they knew we weren't regulars. >> reporter: the travel bloggers say they found the plush trip from boston to washington, d.c., through the travel app jetsmarter and then used online promotion to earn points that paid for the entire flight. >> took a picture of our driver's license for safety and said, okay, great, i'll send you the invoice, which said zero at the bottom. >> reporter: but jet smarter is one of their many secret weapons. >> my favorite thing are the deal sites. every day some sites are dedicated to spitting out the best flight deals. airfare watchdog, the flightdeal.com and, of course, our site, savethepoints.com. you can use these sites to save money on airfare by doing research.
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>> reporter: there are opportunities every week for crazy cheap flights. and he says don't forget to rack up the flier miles. >> earn miles for tweeting, liking something on facebook. renting a car. >> reporter: you can earn miles for tweeting? >> yeah. some airlines want twitter followers, they'll give you 00 miles. it's crazy but true. >> reporter: even though they aren't holding their breath for another private jet anytime soon, they say this summer, they'll be slumming it in business class, flying overseas just on their miles. >> a big stack of miles. we're going to tokyo, hong kong and vietnam. >> reporter: how much would a trip like that cost? >> the tickets alone would be 20 grand. >> reporter: t.j. holmes, abc news, new york. >> you're my go-to guy when it comes to travel. >> i learned something. i follow flight deal every day and get some great hacker fares but we have an actual photo of you flying back from tampa. >> oh, yes. look at that. >> hello. >> wow. >> well, is that some krug in your glass? >> nothing but the best, darling. >> absolutely.
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for adoption. >> that's so sweet. >> because he's done so much for her, even touching her hair into princess leia as a kid and taking her to some grudge concerts. it was a heartwarming moment. a lot of people sharing this. >> i see why. yeah. so disney world, i took the kids. it can be exhausting at the magic kingdom. one woman from buffalo ended up as the angry woman on a flash mountain ride. she's dubbed the angry splash plant lady. jordan alexander from syracuse. it's like this unhappy face at the happiest place on earth. walt disney world. it turns out that she was so ticked off because she was with her family, her parents, her husband. and her husband said he's too tired to go on the ride. why don't you take the kids. she was ticked off he didn't go. >> this was her close-up. >> the husband posted this. it's been viewed 2 million times. isn't that incredible? >> that's insane. i bet the internet has had fun with it. >> the mona lisa on splash mountain. >> yeah. cool. >> and there she is.
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with john travolta. >> creepy. that's an actual photo, though. >> that's a real photo. he showed up. so this is really cute. there's this mailman who for years -- or for months, rather, he's been going to this one particular house and he's always having trouble getting it into this mail slot. he finally decided to just, like, videotape the little attack cat. every time he goes in there, that's what happens. >> oh, he pushes it back. >> he's like, no. we don't want that bill. no. go back. >> very cute. very, very cute. i like that. it doesn't take much to bring joy to the world. just the simple gestures can make a difference. watch the woman in the pink coat. she turns the street into a dance party. in brighton, england. look at her one, two step there. move it. >> try to block out the guy in the gold skin tight bodysuit. >> it's not even friday.
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this morning on "world news now," political punch before this morning on "world news now" -- political punch before next week's critical primaries. the democrats go face-to-face in a heated debate while donald trump says he's ready for a knockout. it's your voice, your vote. facing justice, the fugitive wanted for a string of murders in kansas and missouri. new questions about the manhunt and why the suspect should not have been in this country. and new this half hour, record travel for spring break. >> the busy airports, the biggest destinations and the disturbing discoveries by tsa agenting. and later in "the skinny," beer blast. the most interesting man in the world known for his ads is really taking off. you could say his career is looking up. it's thursday, march 10th.
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>> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning, everyone, i'm reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. >> we'll start with hillary clinton. >> what sanders called establishment politics, polls in ohio and florida show clinton with a commanding lead. abc has debate highlights from miami. good morning, liz. >> reporter: good morning, kendis and reena. just one day after bernie sanders pulled off that surprising win in michigan, he came head to head with hillary clinton here in miami. last night's debate a critical make or break moment for him as he looks to expand his momentum beyond the midwest. hillary clinton brushing off her big loss in michigan. >> i won one of the contest and won another close one. >> reporter: as sh faced off with bernie sanders. >> madame secretary, i'll match
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my record against yours any day of the week. >> reporter: the focus, immigration. >> i would not deport children. >> reporter: and, of course, donald trump. >> he's talking about a very tall wall, right? a beautiful tall wall. >> let us not forget, several years ago trump was in the middle of the so-called birther movement, trying to delegitimize the president. united states of america. >> reporter: clinton also taking questions about those e-mails. >> if you get indicted, will you drop out? >> oh, for goodness -- that's not going to happen. i'm not even answering that question. >> reporter: the most polarizing topic of the night, the color of sanders' suit, blue, brown? the debate on online. >> no man tweeted, no bolder, more revolutionary act has been on the stage. >> reporter: it's the upcoming midwest states, ohio, illinois,
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missouri, hillary clinton's campaign expects will be tight. they remain confident but by next we'll she'll be too far ahead for sanders so catch up. >> thank you for telling us what color the suit was. it was a blue suit. donald trump is calling on mainstream republicans to embrace his candidacy, saying he's posed to score a knockout next week. trump held another rally last night. he addressed 11,000 people in fayetteville, north carolina, as his supporters clashed with protesters outside, trump blasted isis and complained that we now fight gentle wars. >> we had great generals. general douglas macarthur, general george patton. do you know how long isis would be around we had general patton? would you say, what, 24 hours? he said, no, less. >> despite growing resistance from the republican establishment trump is lead be
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rubio in florida by double digits and locked in a close race by ohio kasich u.s. special forces captured the head of an isis unit trying to develop chemical weapons. he was taken into custody during a raid last month in northern iraq, the first major success of a more aggressive u.s. policy of pursuing isis on the ground. the leader worked as an industrial engineer in saddam hussein's military before joining isis. an air force veteran from new jersey has been convicted of trying to join isis and die a martyr. tairod pugh faces up to 35 years in prison. it's the first verdict for more than 70 cases the government has brought against americans accused of trying to support isis. breaking news back here at home from pennsylvania, where there's been a masses shooting. at least five people were killed in suburban pittsburgh when violence erupted at a backyard barbecue. police in wilkinsburg say at least two gunmen barged into the party and opened fire in an ambush-style attack. the suspects were still on the run overnight. neighbors said they were awakened by the gunfire and
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screaming just before midnight. the mexican national accused of killing five men in kansas and missouri is being held in a missouri jail overnight. he appeared in court yesterday while officials decide where he will be tried first. but a mistake by immigration officials may be to blame for allowing him to remain in the u.s. more now from abc's alex perez. >> reporter: pablo serrano vitorino, behind bars. investigators revealing the mexican national suspected in a murder spree that left five dead wasn't even supposed to be in the country. authorities believe the suspect, an undocumented immigrant, gunned down his neighbor and three other men monday night in kansas city, kansas. the suspect then fleeing, driving more than 170 miles to montgomery county, missouri. by tuesday, his dodge ram pickup found abandoned. 20 minutes later, another man shot dead at his home five miles away. choppers, canine units scouring the area until the suspect is finally cornered in a muddy
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ditch. >> confirming subject in custody. >> reporter: serrano vitorino was deported to his native mexico in 2004, but re-entered the country undetected. after a traffic violation and an arrest for domestic assault last year, i.c.e. sought to have him detained. but local officials had already released him. >> something needs to be corrected so that the system works properly. >> reporter: the suspect has been arraigned here in missouri on murder charges and still faces charges in kansas. the big question, a possible motive remapes a mystery. alex perez, abc news, montgomery city, missouri. there are flash flood watches from south texas to central illinois. nearly a foot of rain has fallen in some parts of the region with more on the way. a state of emergency declared for 16 parishes in louisiana where the national guard is helping rescue residents from rising floodwaters. the rain is expected to continue through friday. all signs pointing to a
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surge in travel this spring, and an airline industry group expects to see a record, more than 2.3 million passengers a day in march and april. the transportation security administration predicts an increase of 7%, especially for spring break destinations in florida. tsa has already confiscated many more guns this year at airport checkpoints. >> makes you wonder a little bit about why all of a sudden the sudden increase. just more people carrying arms or more people feeling comfortable traveling with them. >> most of the passengers say they forgot they had the weapon with them. more people are taking to the roads this spring, as well, even though gas prices are starting to rise again. kendis, you're going to love this one. united airlines has a plan to pack more seats -- >> oh, yes. >> -- on to some of its boeing 777 wide-body planes. united will be adding another seat making them ten seats abreast. they say that will up the capacity to 364 seats. the retrofitting is scheduled to
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take about a year. several other airlines already fly 777s with ten seats across. no word yet if you get free snacks. >> on united? >> do they? >> i don't think they've gone that route. >> not yet, not yet. that's all i'm concerned about when -- >> that's one way to get friendlier with your -- >> that's one way to look at it. >> forget swiping to the right. just go on a flight. okay. so if you've watched our show over the last couple of weeks, you may have seen some great shots from the harlem globetrotters. they were sinking long distance shots in new york and l.a. >> and they've been at it again. this time in philly though. two guys part of the wells fargo center. the first guy nails a shot more than 100 feet below. >> lots of pressure on the second globetrotter, but he sinks his shot, as well. let's hear it for el gato and hot thomas. stick around. the sixers actually need your help. >> they do? >> literally they need your help. >> is it that bad? >> they're that bad. >> really?
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i wasn't aware of that. >> we would probably only be a few games behind the sixers if we were playing in the league right now. >> like two versus them? >> yes. coming up in the skinny, which celebrity just got engaged on "the howard stern show". feast your eyes on the biggest pizza competition in the world. why this isn't as cheesy as you might think. but first a health alert from a woman who thought she had a mild case of the flu but it turned out to be something much more serious. that is after our forecast map and belated birthday wishes to my adopted dad, charlie gibson. yesterday. >> happy birthday, charlie. >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by finish quantum. narrator: breakfast. dishes. dinner. dishes. marriage. dishes. divorce. dishes. sleeping. (snoring) (sputtering) dishes. not sleeping. dishes. life. dishes. death. dishes. existence. dishes.
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welcome back. welcome back. an update to a story we brought you earlier this week. the first uterus transplant in the u.s. has failed. doctors at the cleveland clinic were forced to remove the uterus after the 26-year-old patient known as lindsey developed complications. earlier this week she spoke how she prayed to god for a chance to be pregnant. yesterday she thanked her doctors, saying they acted quickly to ensure her health and safety. >> we're glad she's okay. that's the big thing. a number of people made sick by a bacterial outbreak in wisconsin has grown to 48. investigators from the cdc have not been able to find the source of the blood infection that's left 15 dead. a variety of potential sources have been tested including health care products, water sources, even food. most of those who have gotten sick were elderly patients with underlying health issues. we're going to turn now to a big health alert when what looks like the flu could actually be a sign of something even more serious. >> like a heart attack.
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for one woman, recognizing the difference likely saved her life. abc's juju chang has the story. >> reporter: as a hard charging prosecutor, sue palmer has seen her share of tragedy but nothing could have prepared her for the near tragedy that almost took her life. >> i just kind of felt funny and i laid there for a minute and thought, well, that's weird. and after about a minute, i knew that i was going to be sick. >> reporter: assuming it was a 4-hour virus, she wanted to crawl back into bed, but her husband tim, also an attorney, objected. >> i thought, you know, this could be more and looked at the -- grabbed up my tablet and looked at it and googled heart attack symptoms in women. >> reporter: tim's father had died of a heart attack, and his wife, just 46 at the time, was a healthy nonsmoker who wasn't feeling any of the classic telltale signs of a cardiac event. >> he said, i think we should get to the er. and i said, well, why? >> reporter: tim wasn't ready to take the chance. he whisked her to the er.
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once there an ekg revealed a shock. even though she didn't fit the profile and only had flu-like symptoms, she was having a massive heart attack. >> women are more likely than men to have what we calls a atypical symptoms of a heart disease. she felt like she had the flu she felt bad, and knew something wasn't right. >> reporter: later tests showed 100% of her coronary artery was blocked by a clot and another artery was 70% clogged. that blockage sometimes called the widowmaker frequently results in sudden death. in less than 15 minutes, they stopped the heart attack by suctioning out blood clots and inserting stints. >> my wife is a living, breathing example of the importance of letting the professionals make the decision. >> reporter: grateful to her husband and doctor for saving her life, sue has a message for others. >> don't trust your instinct. if your instinct is to go back to bed, i have since heard many stories of women who did exactly
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what i wanted to do and never woke up. >> reporter: juju chang, abc news, new york. >> such a good message to women across the country because you never know. sometimes the most basic symptoms women tend to ignore and think it's not a big deal. >> yeah. and a heart attack could simply be something as not feeling right. got to get it checked out. coming up, the celebrity proposal that is taking place live on the air. and the most interesting man in the world, apparently not so interesting anymore. >> what? >> "the skinny" is next. we'll explain. >> annou
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♪ skinny, so skinny ♪ skinny so skinny ♪ this is a good one. leading "the skinny" this morning, some happy hollywood engagement news. >> after 19 years of dating her boyfriend, tv personality maria menounos was popped the question live on "the howard stern show." >> you know she's greek, not spanish. >> i know. >> menounos was on the show to promote her new cookbook when stern brought up the question why she and boyfriend kevin undergaro haven't gotten married after two decades together. he explained what he was really doing there. >> although i said that this isn't a proposal, i want to ask
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you something, maria. would you make me the happiest man on earth and would you marry me? >> look at the ring. put on some headphones. >> he got down on his knees and proposed. maria was in shock but eventually remembered to say yes. >> oh! and she shared some shots of that beautiful ring on social media. it is gorgeous. it's a round brilliant cut center stone surrounded by 220 smaller stones. custom designed by a french jeweler who has also done work for amy adams and eva longoria. you know what? sometimes waiting, kendis, really pays off. >> the back story, it took him 19 years to save up for that ring. >> he did well. kenny g., he did wshlgs my friend. she is so much fun. i think she's a lovely gal. >> the engagement -- >> didn't want to rush into anything. >> the engagement is expected to last another 20 years so it will be all right. >> jacko, how long did it take you to propose? >> it was quite some time. >> there you go.
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>> i got there, though. >> you certainly did. >> that's the important thing. >> happily married. >> as soon as the test came in. >> it is an achievement. >> we're going to move on. >> despite what that blogger says. >> we're going downhill pretty quickly. >> next. >> sad news actually. the most interesting man in the world is being pushed out. we're talking about the beer spokesman who reminded us that he doesn't always drink beer but when he does he prefers dos equis. >> his real name is jonathan goldsmith. as star of the highly successful ad campaign, sales tripled for the brewery. probably because he's won the lifetime achievement award twice. and even his enemies list him as their emergency contact. >> the company says they will likely replace goldsmith. they did manage to send him off with one last adventure because when you've conquered the world, the only place to go is up. stay thirsty, my friends. if you're in the market for a new house, actor kevin james has just the listing for sale. >> you have to have about $30 million available.
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that's because the star of "king of queens" and "paul blart, mall cop," of course, has been living the good life in this amazing delray beach, florida, home. >> eight bedrooms, nine full baths, ten-car garage. a list of features that doesn't end. saltwater pool and adjacent grilling area. >> those "mall cop" movies were successful. in the basement, a wine cellar, gym, children's play room and over 25,000 square feet it's one of the largest estates in palm beach county. that says a lot. no reason has been made public as to why the star is selling the home. >> too much floors to clean. that's fine. finally, congratulations to alec and hilaria baldwin, as the couple has announced they're expecting their third child together. alec, who is 57, hilaria 32, have a 2-year-old daughter and an 8-month-old son together. they announced yesterday via instagram they will be adding a baby boy to the mix this fall. >> alec also has a daughter, 20
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pizza convention where dough spinning is an art form and serious international competition. "saturday night fever" with pizza dough? check. >> if i'm going to work out, i'm going to spin dough. >> reporter: you work out spinning dough? >> yep. just as good as running. >> reporter: brittany sax ton from a small town in ohio practices year-round for her annual pilgrimage here, like the olympics of pizza. >> normally girls don't win this. so here i am, beating all these guys that think i'm better than i am. >> reporter: it turns out being good at eating pizza doesn't qualify you for making it. i'm not getting a lot of air. especially the spinning part. >> there you go. >> reporter: former champion spinner joe carlucci says american style pizza is exploding in parts of the world that might surprise you. >> when you see korea here, japan, australia, brazil is here they're all here for pizza. >> reporter: every ingredient, cheese, flour, anything you can imagine is here.
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dairy-free pizza that tastes like real cheese. gluten free with beets on top. they have an oven that cooks a raw pizza faster than any fast food. 45 seconds at 900 degrees. and there are pizza boxes that look more like art. of course, there's also a competition for folding pizza boxes. >> done. >> reporter: and if you don't like pizza, don't worry. there's even a random chicken wings section. all part of the plan for global domination. neal karlinksky, abc news, las vegas. >> mm. >> is this when the pizza gets delivered? >> i know. we always forget to get the pizza delivered. >> where's the pizza? >> jacko, that was your part. >> the pizza must have gotten lost with the waffles and the chocolate. >> i take it those are on the "world news tonight" set. >> always remember to tip your pizza man. always. no matter who he is, especially if he's kendis gibson. >> look at that. >> i look kind of -- >> now we know where the pizza went.
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>> i ate it all. insomniac pizza.
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making news in america this morning, fight night in florida. another contentious debate between bernie sanders and hillary clinton. >> excuse me, excuse me. after all -- >> the two democrats battling out. their final pitch before the next big primary day. plus, donald trump looking more confident than ever dancing into a rally. breaking overnight an all-out search for two gunmen after opening fire on a group of people. the details just coming in. midflight melee. a group of women pulling hair and throwing punches in the aisle of a packed passenger plane. and color debate. bernie sanders' suit stealing the show. is it black, brown or blue? this morning the mystery solved.

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