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a new york city police officer is being hailed a hero after rescuing a man from this burning call on long island. jason hopped out of his own car, cut the driver's seat belt and pulled the man to safety just before the 234r5i7flames engulf vehicle. the driver was treated for burns to his legs. stormy daniels wants to end her silence, she is offering to pay back the hush money she reportedly received from president trump's lawyer to not discuss their alleged affair. >> she has given the president until noon today to respond. tom llamas with more. >> reporter: stormy daniels trying to cut a new deal with the president. the porn star seen here in a photo she shared on social media offering to return the $130,000 she received from the president's person and he will attorney michael cohen, but with the stipulation that she would wire the money to an account designated by the president. if accepted, daniels' attorney says it would resolve their, quote, pending disputes and
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daniels would be free to speak openly and freely about her prior relationship with the president. and to be able to use and publish any text messages, photos and/or videos relating to the president that she may have in her possession. >> did your client stormy daniels have sex with president trump? >> yes. >> there is no doubt about that. >> no doubt in my mind. >> reporter: daniels' attorney says the president has until noon to accept the offer. this latest move another attempt by daniels to prove the president who has denied the affair is trying to, quote, shut her up. daniels' lawyer has already argued an agreement signed 11 days before the election is null and void because then candidate trump didn't sign it. >> is she trying to sell her story? >> she's not trying to sell her story. it is important to her because amount of misinformation that has been put out in the press especially over the last six weeks and mr. cohen and others are directly responsible for that misinformation. and she wants to set the record
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straight. this is about the truth. it is about a search for the truth. >> reporter: at last check, neither the white house nor the president's person am attorney michael cohen has commented. again, that deadline is at 12:01 p.m. eastern. in western pennsylvania, tom llamas, abc news. when we come back, the "american idol" comeback tour continues and wait until you see some of the antics of lead judge katy perry. >> the skinny is next. i'm lucky to get through a shift without a disaster. my bargain detergent couldn't keep up. so, i switched to tide pods. they're super concentrated, so i get a better clean. number one trusted. number one awarded. it's got to be tide
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♪ skinny the skinny the skinny it is tuesday skinny time and "american idol" of course is back for night two of auditions. and so is our a.i. senior chief analyst, will ganss. so you made it through a second night of american idle? >> it's so fun to watch. >> didn't mean to insult. >> big personalities on both sides. >> two words, katy perry. first contestant who set the bar
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very, very high out of the gate. check out mara justine who took a risk with a rihanna ballad. ♪ and you got me to like oh what you want from me ♪ ♪ and i try to buy your pretty heart ♪ safe to say that risk paid off. katy perry went onto say she predicted she'd make it to the top 10. i'm giving her a kelly clarkson on the will-o-meter. she really knocked it out of the park. >> song about love making in a very graphic way? >> it's not about what the song is about, it's about the vocals. >> i'm sorry i know the words. >> next up a variable casanova. no, seriously that's his name.
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he's a shoe designer and he had katy perry kicking off her heels and giving him a golden ticket. he better be on his toes. he comes in at a solid middle of the road will-o-meter tonight. and michelle susett turned it into a dance party. michelle's vocals earned her a kelly pickler and a ticket to hollywood. katy's dance moves go a little awry. >> oh, really? >> oh, yeah. oh, twerk. what could go wrong. tight dress. >> katy overboard. >> but she owned it. >> she owned it though. >> went into a split. oh, wow.
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>> and the will-o-meter, explain that. >> it's a very scientific process. that's why i need to explain it. very fact based. next up katy and probably the rest of america crushing big time. i want to get to this. this is trevor holmes, a construction worker who scored a golden ticket to hollywood and had katy crushing big time and it turns out his long-time crush was reciprocated. >> i'm sorry, i just respect you so much. >> don't respect me. >> when she saw that his girlfriend walked into the room, she literally ran right out. she didn't stick around for any formalities. but not everyone last night hit the right note.
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here are the best of the worst so far. this is what we're here for, right? ♪ bring my equilibrium down [ bleep] >> of course none of them are infamous idol alum, william hunt. but they tried. please take a look at the real star of last night's show. >> if you want to get close. >> this is a family show. >> whoa. >> holy. >> there you go. >> what is it? >> she's like trying to touch him?
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...straight years, and it's still recommended today. use as directed. bonus skinny round time and we're getting our bags packed. we're going to basically give our checkbooks over to beyonce and jay-z. it's official they're returning to the road together. >> after much hinting and speculating, they're embarking on a massive joint tour, on the run ii. the last one turned into an hbo concert special but that was before lemonade and 4:44, the albums where they aired their dirty laundry so to speak. >> they spilled the tea.
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and lots of dramatic slo-mo set to the reggae classic "i'm still in love," tickets for on the run ii go on sale march 19. they can have my money because i'll be going. a lot of people on internet were joking that the only reason she agreed to go on tour was to keep an eye on him. >> i don't blame her. and a lessen that what you say on twitter may live forever and leave you open to criticism from someone in your past. >> katy perry, jessica simpson, we can could go on and on. >> but before we tell you who, "if you're pretty, you're pretty but the only way to be beautiful is to be loving, otherwise, it's just congratulations about your face." so he tweeted that oh, so deep thought last year.
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>> and james blunt yesterday replied to that tweet from last year, "mate, i've covered this already." if you recall he had a big hit a big decade ago "you're beautiful." >> he's scrolling through old tweets. >> from john mayer. those residual checks no longer coming from "you're beautiful." one of the nfl most eligible bachelors appeared to be off the market. jimmy glach just sign garoppolo just signed a big contract. >> fans are just now discovering that last month a woman named alexandra posted a picture. my valentine. king is a model based in boston where jimmy played for the patriots. >> so more like road the bench for the patriots because of another quarterback who happens to have a model wife
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good morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm marci gonzalez. here are some of the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." is there a serial bomber on the loose in austin, texas? three packages have exploded. two people are dead. authorities believe the incidents are connected. now they're racing to find a suspect. hundreds of flights in and out of boston have been canceled and amtrak isn't running between new york and boston. the third nor'easter in two weeks expected to bring blizzard conditions to eastern new england. today's special congressional election near pittsburgh may tell us much about this fall's midterm elections. democrat have a narrow lead despite campaign experiences by the president and his children. and something we haven't seen in more than a year, the williams sisters going
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head-to-head for the 29th time in their careers and their first since serena became a mom. auntie venus winning this first match. those are some of our top stories on this tuesday, march 13th. >> announcer: from abc news this is "world news now." we begin this half hour with the investigation into the deadly package explosions in austin, texas. >> there were two more monday, one killing a teenager. that makes two deaths and three explosions this month alone. federal and local authorities are looking into whether there is a sear yam boerial bomber on. >> the governor is offering a $15,000 reward. here is steven romo from our houston station. >> reporter: three mysterious explosions in ten days all in a 14 mile radius. >> there was just a loud, loud boom. >> reporter: monday morning a
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deadly blast killing a 17-year-old african american teen and injuring an adult woman when they opened a package on their porch. just hours after that explosion, another one three miles away. the same scenario. but this time it was a 75 hispanic woman that received and opened a package critically injuring her. >> all of a sudden i heard an explosion and that's when we walked out and we saw the smoke and the lady laying on the floor. >> reporter: monday's two explosions now make a total of three since march 2, the first killing anthony house. each time the packages were not september by mail, but left on the front porches in the middle of the night. >> these devices can explode in many ways, either by being moved or opened. if you see something that is out of place, do not handle it. >> reporter: federal and local
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authorities searching for surveillance video in the neighborhoods, they have no suspect description and are also trying to determine a motive. advi investigators are trying to collect as much physical evidence as possible, a lengthy and painstaking process. steven romo, abc news, austin, texas. >> and all of this playing out during the popular south by southwest conference that is there. authorities are saying this is probably not linked at all to any of the activities happening there at the conference. our other big story this morning a major storm moving up to the east coast. >> it's expected to bring light snow as north as new york but eastern new england, as much as two feet of snow. >> let's look at milford, new hampshire expecting up to a foot of snow. already has a little bit of snow on the ground. as you can see from last week's nor'easter. we get more details from
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accuweather's paul williams. >> reporter: good morning. this winter storm will continue to plague the east coast. the heaviest of snow as you travel further north. but boston will be clocked literally. and we're concerned about minor coastal flooding. we're looking at perhaps three to six in long island and connecticut. and 12 to 24 as you get closer to boston. strong winds on the back side of this. back to boston we go with 55 mile-per-hour winds. then to the west coast with rain advancing as moisture returns because they're in need of this to stop the trend of drought weather. but watch out for major snow in the mountainous region. authorities are looking at two safety devices in sunday's deadly helicopter crash in new york city. they believe one of them failed and the other may have contributed to the tragedy. this as we see new images of the
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flight's final moments. here is david curley. >> reporter: new images inside that helicopter flight. smiles all around during takeoff. just minutes later, tragedy. the sunset photo and sightseeing tour going down in the east river. the five passengers unable to escape the sinking chopper in icy waters. >> it almost looked very surreal and next thing we know it's approaching the water, slowly. and then it just completely crashed and then sunk. >> reporter: the lone survivor, i foot lot saying a tether snagged one of the fuel levers shutting it bleeding the engine of fuel. tethers are used to allow photographers or in this case a coast garts m guards man to mo the chopper in flight.
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the ill-fated flight was equipped with floats used for emergency water landings but as the new york chopper nears the landing but the pilot says the right float fails to inflate properly. >> if those floats had worked properly, we would have had five people still alive. >> reporter: the five were in their 20s and 30s. none of them able free themselves from the harnessing system under water. passengers on a similar flight complained about the harnesses. >> somebody who flew in a sister helicopter said it was not easy when they were on the ground to get out of their harnesses. >> we'll be looking to see whether the harnesses were functioning. >> reporter: liberty helicopters has two deadly incidents including a 2009 crash with a small plane that killed nine. the company says it is cooperating with the investigation and is now focusing on the families of those who were lost in what it
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called a tragic accident. david curley, abc news, new york. for the first time since taking office, president trump heads to california today. trump will view models for his proposed border wall in san diego and protests are planned for the duration of trump's stay. it's expected to make traffic worse if that's possible. british prm has given russia until today to explain the poisoning of its former spy and his daughter. secretary of state rex tillerson says there is no doubt the attack came from russia hand there could be consequences. terry moran has more. >> reporter: chilling scenes in the quiet city of salisbury. curing sites contaminated by the nerve agent.
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prime minister theresa may told parliament the weapon was russian made. >> its clear mr. skripal and his call were poisoned with a nerve agent of a type developed by russia. >> called a novichok agent, up to 10 times deadlier than vx or sarin. it attacks the nervous system. >> assuming it is russia, would it have to have been ordered from the top? >> yes. there is no way that somebody in the middle ranks could have got their hands on this. it would have had to come from the very top. >> reporter: putin brushed off questions about the attack in britain. first get to the bottom of it there, he said, then we'll discuss it. the british government summoned the russian ambassador and gave him 24 hours to explain how this advanced chemical weapon came to be used in an assassination attempt in england. terry moran, abc news, london. president trump's national
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security advisor is weighing in on a potential diplomatic solution. hr mcmaster told reporters at the u.n. that president trump is optimistic but you will keep up maximum pressure until there is real progress towards denuclearization. the president agreed last week to meet with the north korean leader kim jung-un in the spring. president trump has blocked what could have been the largest tech deal in history, citing national security concerns. in an executive order the president derailed a $117 billion hostile takeover bid by singapore based broadcom by qualcomm. it is the large he is move by president trump to protect an american company from foreign competition. the astros have experienced another first. >> four months after winning their first world series title, they have made their first white house visit as champions. the president congratulating the team on its incredible victory over the l.a. dodgers, saying it was made more special because
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houston was still recovering from hurricane harvey. and a man who got a text message from a woman who wasn't his wife turned something that could have been awkward into charity. >> tony wood was at home with his six kids when he got these accidental texts from a woman trying on dresses. tony wisely replied that his wife wasn't home so he couldn't get her opinion but their kids approve. well played. >> very well played. and now internet sleuths have discovered that one of their kids is actually not pictured here, it is a 4-year-old whether who was out with tony's wife at the clinic when the texts were sent. so the gofundme page to help pay for the treatments is now getting donations from total strangers. kind of had a laugh at the story just how it ended up in the spotlight and able to turn into such a charitable thing. who would think something
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unexpected as a dress text. >> so a mistext, a good husband being loyal, a smart man rather, man who wants to stay alive, sending the correct text response and then internet sleuths looking into everything. >> pretty cool. coming up, the set of twins turning heads not for how much they look alike, but for their differences. and a former figure skater claiming the sports governing body turned a blind eye to his allegations of sex you all ual . but first a look at today's temperatures.
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allegations against him. an investigation has been opened against who helped tara lupinski win. the recent scandals empowered calla plan's former pupil to refile his grievance and share his story again. >> i started thinking about it again and thinking that maybe there was an opportunity here to right the wrong. >> one reason why you're coming forward again is to prevent this from happening anymore. >> that's the whole reason. i have the obligation in my mind to do whatever i believe is necessary and helpful to help other people. >> richard callahan has refused requests by abc news for an interview. his attorney tells us he won't speak publicly while the investigation is still ongoing. more on "good morning america."
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in a courtroom the judge is a boss. and a judge in ohio has made that perfectly clear to a defendant. >> the guy here was speaking in his own defense before being sentenced for a stabbing when he didn't want to stop. the judge wasn't having it. >> i'm asking that it be done how it is supposed to be done right. >> i'm angry. >> i'm just saying -- >> i'm reading now. you had your time. you had your chance. >> that's the judge not having it. he sentenced the defendant to eight years in prison that will be served after his current sentence ends. >> he might be a good tv judge. >> maybe he's trying out for that. he's thinking the same thing. coming up meet the one in a million twins. >> one is black and the other is white and they're making people think twice about race in a whole new way. ink twice in a whole new way. people think
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♪ just because i'm doing it ♪ just because i'm doing it trying to figure out who sang it. but i forgot my history. we're back now with the story of the biracial twins who defy perceptions about race. >> hence the song talking about sisters. people think they're best friends because one appears to be black, the other white. julie mcfarland with their story. >> reporter: they're 11-year-old fraternal twins who have different skin colors. their sdad black and their mom is white, and she lovingly calls them her one in a million miracle.
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>> blessed to have them and blessed -- >> reporter: mars i can't has pale skin, big blue eyes and dirty blond hair. milly has brown eyes and jet black hair. >> i think it's nice because people can't tell you that you're white or your black because you're not. you're kind of both. >> reporter: now they're on the cover of national geographic's issue on race. they're not even teenagers, but these twins are not defined by the color of their skin. >> i think race a negative thing because it can hurt people's feelings. >> race is when people judge you by your color.
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>> reporter: but the global attention to their unique genetics bypasses what matters to them most, that they are two sisters, two best friends that love to be together. >> i think it's best to be different from other people because you can be yourself. >> reporter: julie mcfarland, abc news, bhiirmingham. >> what a beautiful message and how these girls really understand. >> we think it's a rare thing but it's a 1 in 100 fraternal births. >> i'm baffled by that. and the parents said when they were born their skin color was exactly the same. they looked like they were identical and it wasn't until 10 months later they started to look a bit different from each other. coming up inside the world clown convention.
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♪ whatever it takes because i love the adrenalin in my veins ♪ ♪ i do whatever it takes because i love how it feels ♪ the greatest showman benefitting a little from the post-oscar glow. but finally this half hour we're going to leave you with behind-the-scenes look at a global major summit of some of the most important minds of our generation. >> want to apologize for any nightmares we might give anyone. the annual clown convention has kicked off in bloomington, minnesota. they can really hone their craft. >> hercules.
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>> i'm the president of the world clown association and we are at the world clown convention. >> she has a magical credit card. >> everything that we can encounter is a potential inspiration. >> we have tons of educational opportunities for clowns of all skill level. >> so if you do this -- >> once you get makeup on your costume, don't flip out, it's not that hard to get out. >> one thing important to a lot of the people who can come is competition. we have numerous different types of competition and it's very important to these people that they come and medal. >> every culture has a character that you could say represents the clown.
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>> here's another handkerchief. >> ooh. >> all kinds of people become clowns. i'm what's called a character clown and i'd like to think i'm pretty hot. >> happy birthday -- >> you want a snapshot that people can take with them they will remember how you made them feel. that's what's important. >> the only apology i have is to all the people who are south by southwest right now and wishing that they're not -- >> missing out on all that. no scary clowns there but oh. >> so that was actually -- whoa. >> you forgot about that picture. >> who's that little boy? how did you people get in my instagram page with that? >> that's a private collection there. oh, my god. >> definitely having some nightmares.
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this morning on "world news now" another monster winter storm hitting right now. >> millions are bracing for up to 2 feet of snow. hundreds of flights are canceled and amtrak has shut down service in new england. accuweather standing by live. and the hunt for a serial bomber in austin, texas. rocked by explosions they say are linked. at least two people are dead. are minorities the target of the bombings? plus the high stakes election in pennsylvania. it is a crucial test for democrats. can they turn a solid red district blue? donald trump jr. making a last minute push. this is going to sound a little weird but you can actually eat the celebrity because it's a life size cake of a famous woman. can you guess who, on this thursday, march 13th?
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>> announcer: from abc news this is "world news now." and we do say good morning on this tuesday morning and you can see what we're calling the monster storm because it's pretty much eating up the entire big screen. it is rain to the mid-atlantic states. it is snow for the northeast and you can see the scene there in new york city. the empire state building, there's a little bit of precipitation. new york is only expected to get a dusting to maybe three inches. >> well, the strongest part of the system is along the coast, as you can see, and moving northward. it's expected to have the greatest impact in eastern new england. >> reporter: round three. a winter storm already bringing heavy snow to the ohio valley, downed trees to the carolinas, roads dangerous to drive on.
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it's moving to the north and east where communities brace for what's become a never ending story. the third nor'easter in 11 days. millions are still recovering from back to back storms that left some in the dark. without heat or hot water for over a week. >> we are enacting a snow emergency starting tonight at 7:00 in the city of boston. the boston public schools are closed for tomorrow. >> reporter: paul kauts' basement destroyed by the last storm. >> now you feel a little unease every time you feel another one coming. >> reporter: eli swan was heading to orlando. >> there's no way i'm getting out. >> reporter: the south hammered this weekend. up to 90 mile-per-hour winds downed trees, killing two in texas. we're talking over 60
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mile-per-hour wind gusts, up to two feet of snow and with the high tide, they're concerned about the threat of flooding. all right. we want to get more details on where the storm is headed and when. >> paul, good morning to you. where is the snow now? >> right now we are in the midst of a very ugly kind of a hat trick right now. it's continuing to strengthen as it veers out towards deeper water. we're looking at blizzard conditions particularly eastern new england states. minor coastal flooding. and difficulty with traveling. you mentioned earlier what was happening with new york. as you go out to long island, three to six and even towards the most eastern part we're talking about 12 inches of snow. then the east will be under siege with these very strong winds from maine towards virginia beach. >> where will it be the absolute worst? >> the worst is going to hit boston because they're actually
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under a blizzard warning and when we're talking about blowing snow for two to three hours steady and we're expecting 18 inches of snow. we're looking between 12 to 24 and not only are they going to get the worst of the snow, they're going to get the worst of the winds too. after 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m., 55 mile-per-hour winds or stronger. >> and i like all of this is happening during the morning commute. the bearer of good news as always. we do want to get to the other big story this morning. the serial bomber on the loose in texas. three packages exploding with deadly results, including two on monday. one victim clinging to life right now. >> the common thread is the victims are all people of color. they're not ruling out the possibility of a hate crime.
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here is alex perez. >> reporter: investigators are scrambling to track down a potential serial bomber. three mysterious explosions just miles apart. 6:44 a deadly blast. a 17-year-old african american teen killed, an adult woman injured when they opened the package they discovered on their front porch. >> i know i saw an ambulance with my neighbor on the stretcher. so that was very terrifying for me. >> reporter: then at 11:50 another explosion just three miles away. the device detonating when an elderly hispanic woman handled it. >> all of a sudden we heard an explosion. i heard it move the ground and that's when we walked out and saw the smoke and the lady on the floor.
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>> reporter: putting small children on buses, alerting everyone not to touch suspicious packages. >> we have a pattern of incidents over the past ten days that we believe are related. >> reporter: it's the third bombing since march 2nd. all within this 14 mile radius. the first killing, 39-year-old anthony house. the police saying the packages weren't sent in the mail. they believe they were left on front porches in the middle of the night. >> these devices can explode in many ways. if you see something that's out of place, do not handle it. >> reporter: they're searching for surveillance video in these neighborhoods. they have no description of the suspect. >> if you have heard something, however trivial you believe it to be, that may be the information we need to crack this case. >> reporter: and they say a hate crime is one of the possibilities on the table today.
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two of the victims are black, one hispanic. authorities at this point are not ruling anything out. alex perez, abc news. there are new details in the helicopter crash that killed five in new york city. new images just minutes before tragedy struck. a journalist, a firefighter, an argentinean tourist and two tour company employees. a safety harness may have gotten wrapped around the fuel shutoff. the pilot's mayday call complained of engine failure. >> the oldest one being 34. sad story there. now to washington where president trump is hailing the end of the house intelligence committee russia investigation. they wrapped up their investigation saying russia had interfered with the 2016 election but there was no collusion.
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the president tweeting about it overnight in all capital letters. committee's top democrat accuses republicans of trying to protect the president instead of the country. the white house has until noon today to respond to stormy daniels who says she is ready to return the $130,000. if daniels returns the money, her attorney says she would be free to speak about her alleged relationship with trump. the president has denied any affair with daniels. we may get a preview of the midterm elections in southwestern pennsylvania. republican rick saccone has been getting help from the trump family. the latest, donald trump jr. his father won the district by nearly 20 points in the presidential election.
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the latest polls say democrat conor lamb has a significant lead. he supports the steel tariffs. he opposes gun control and emphasizes his distance from his party. the seat was left open after a sex scandal. the latest on court match up between the williams sisters. it goes to aunt venus. >> they played their first head-to-head match since serena having a baby. serena still leads their overall series, 17-12. and for the first time since 2013 uconn is not entering the ncaa women's basketball tournament as the defending champion. >> that honor goes to south carolina. connecticut, notre dame, mississippi state and louisville are the top four seeds heading to the tournament.
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>> but most of the talk is how to stop uconn. the huskies are one of two undefeated teams. mississippi state, which ended 111-game winning streak at last year's final four is the other team in there. but they're a giant. >> they haven't lost more than one game since 2012/2013 season. >> so when they lose a game, they turn up angry and you're in trouble. >> and they've had an incredible season. 32. >> impressive. coming up, a passenger excited to have the whole train to herself discovered she's not alone. michael strahan, the revealing interview between the former rivals and check out our behind the scenes pictures on instagram.
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from the moment two helicopters collided at the heliport back in 2012. one chopper was taking off as the other was landing when their rotor blades made contact. five officers and a civilian suffered minor injuries. now to california. or also in california the grandson of charles manson has won a court battle over the late cult leader's remains. >> manson's body has been held since he passed away. now jason is free to collect his grandfather's remains. >> i know his spirit is already up in heaven and we get a chance to lay his body to rest. >> if you say so. freeman was locked in a court battle for manson's remains with a man who claims to be manson's son and a collector of memorabilia.
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a new development in the arrest of heather locklear. prosecutors have decided not to charge her with felony domestic violence. they found her boyfriend had sustained a visible, quote traumatic injury. but she faces only misdemeanor charges of kicking and shoving sheriff's deputies. a man in northern ireland went to the hospital complaining of dizziness. >> he had no signs until they did an mri where they found a pocket where his brain should be. >> doctors believe he suffered from a benign brain tumor that formed in his sinus. it allowed small amounts of air into his head every time he sniffed, sneezed or coughed over the course of several years.
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>> that is unbelievable. >> yeah. coming up another medical marvel, tom brady opening up to michael strahan about his life on and off the field. >> and we finally get a look at the quarterback's hand injury that nearly sidelined his super bowl run. that is coming up next. hey, need fast try cool mint zantac. it releases a cooling sensation in your mouth and throat. zantac works in as little as 30 minutes. nexium can take 24 hours. try cool mint zantac. no pill relieves heartburn faster.
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i was a pretty good beer chugger back in the day. >> i was a pretty good beer chugger back in the day. >> you were a beer chugger? >> yeah. >> he's still got it. >> so tom brady is really good at beer chugging still, clearly.
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and it was a sam adams glass. >> can you tell? >> it looks like it is. moments earlier he said beer, he doesn't drink often and alcohol should be consumed in moderation. >> straight to the head. so what else is he doing during this offseason? sitting down with michael strahan. >> i want to take you back to super bowl lii, final series of your docuseries focuses on after the game. we've both experienced a loss. what was going through your mind after the game? >> it's a process that you have to deal with. it's so great to be in that game but to win that game is very tough. and we had a couple close losses to the giants unfortunately and another one against the eagles.
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i think you realize the sun comes up the next morning, your life goes on but those games live with you the rest of your life. >> i'm trying to be professional. let's not go there. >> you've never been professional with me. you tried to take my head off. >> well, that was my job. that was being a professional at that time. you're a very private guy. i want to talk to you about tom versus time. what made you say i want people to see behind the scenes of my life? because you really are private. >> it was a great opportunity. we had come off the super bowl and i guess i was feeling really good when i got asked and the director said i think this is a great opportunity, great timing for us to do something like this. >> do your kids understand how big of a deal you are? >> well, no. i don't think i'm a big deal first of all and my kids don't
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either. i think they're getting to an age where they're understanding a little bit more. i have a 10-year-old son who lives in new york. he is around a lot of giants and jets fans. so i think he understands a little bit about what dad does and the two that are with me in boston -- >> you're a big deal to us, man. >> thank you. >> it was very cool to see michael and tom because at one point they played against each other, come together. so this is proof and i warn you the image is very, very graphic. but this is proof tom brady is the greatest of all time. because this is the injury he played with. we are finally getting a look at the injury there. he won a playoff game with that injury. >> i mean he thought the cut was going to be season ending and didn't show it to anybody because i think a lot of people would have agreed. >> and taken advantage of it. >> but to be able to play like he played and feeling like that, that's so impressive.
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the mix is next. the mix is next.
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it is time now for the mix. you know how they say you're not supposed to speak to babies in baby talk. not so for dogs apparently. a study found dogs respond better to people oh, who's a good doggy? who's a good anchor? >> yes, i'm a good anchor. >> they did a study between those people who do that high pitch talk and dogs tend to spend more time with people who do that voice. >> what if it works with an adult as clearly is the case? >> is that the only way i should speak to you now kendis, you're such a good boy. >> now if only you threw me a bone, then i'd be gone as well. we've all sang like nobody's watching or listening.
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this young lady in chicago thought she was all alone in the train and decided to belt out her own song. nobody's on the train and she sings. but then she comes to a realization. watch. ♪ and nobody in the seat >> oh, my god i just realized there's another person on this train. ♪ have a good day >> have a good day, sir. >> i want to see that person's face. >> i hate when that happens. >> wait, is this what you do on the subway? sing to yourself? >> i try get a collection but
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nobody will pay for that. you've been there? i want to show you the most unbelievable cake i think i have ever seen. does anyone have a guess who it is? it's on the screen. that's a kim kardashian cake, life-sized. this is so creepy. this is a designer turned baker created this 3d printed cake and it's edible. 85 boxes of rice crispy cereal. 30,000 mini marshmallows, and with $1.6 million custom necklace, cartier diamonds, the whole deal and this is for a fan. big-time fan, apparently. >> and you can eat it in. >> i guess you could. >> where do you start? >> this is going somewhere where i don't know. even overnight news we can't go. >> where do you end?
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this morning on "world news now" blizzard warning. parts of new england about to get slammed with blizzard conditions. the latest winter blast one week before spring. the british government is giving russia until today to explain the chemical attack against a former russian spy and his daughter. the u.s. is also weighing in. and a bride to be gets in big trouble. >> she gets arrested for allegedly driving under the influence. did she make it to the church on time? who had lionel richie dancing all night long? all night. we're back to break it all down
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with us, the analyst on the skinny this tuesday, march 13th. >> announcer: from abc news this is "world news now." and now you have the song in my head. ♪ all night long. >> i noticed in the first two episodes of american idol, they have not shied away from digging into the discography of lionel richie and katy perry. >> that's the benefit of having big stars. we're going to start off with breaking news. another severe winter storm. >> this third nor'easter in less than three weeks is brushing the midatlantic coast and heading straight for eastern new england. >> just damp pavement in times square right now. new york city is likely to get less than three inches of snow but airlines have already canceled hundreds of flights. amtrak suspending service.
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and schools in boston are closed today. >> the snow caused dozens of minor accidents on interstate 77 in north carolina, but the snow is expected to be so heavy in new england today, travel will come to a standstill. paul williams joins us live with the forecast. >> how about it won't start at all, particularly in the boston area. it will become a bigger version of what it is right now. steady snow for boston, along the east coast. people in new hampshire want to by clocked with one to two feet of snow as well. now if that's not enough to get your attention or cause pause for concern, strong winds. the entire eastern coast would be under siege. 55-mile-per-hour winds. and even in long island, perhaps 40 to 55-mile-per-hour winds after 4:00 a.m.
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>> and the east coast doesn't have exclusive on the bad weather. things happening elsewhere, right? >> oh, yeah, in fact rain is advancing on the west. much needed rain is advancing. but right here, this is the good thing. we need the rain to stop the problem with the drought, but the other concern right here along the mountainous region, we're looking at 1 to 3 feet of snow in the mountainous region. >> sounds like a good time to hit up mammoth and big bear. >> if you don't have to shovel it, yeah, it's a good time. >> can you imagine paul on the mountains? >> i can see it. we'll have to do a "world news now" field trip. >> just having some whiskey probably. paul, thank you.
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a major headline from washington. we want to get to the house intelligence committee has ended its russia investigation. >> they agree with the intelligence agencies saying that russia interfered with the election, but they differ on a crucial point. republicans say the russians were not trying to help trump and that there was no collusion between moscow and the trump campaign. democrats say the entire investigation was ruined by bipartisanship. there are still ongoing investigations in the senate and of course the special counsel office. the british prime minister has given russia until today to explain the poisoning of its former spy and daughter. theresa may told parliament that the attack will affect relations with russia. a russian foreign ministry spokesperson dismissed prime minister may. but secretary of state rex tillerson does not agree. he says there is no doubt the attack came from russia and there could be consequences. the big headline from austin where they hope the community
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can help them find a possible serial package bomber, killing one person and injuring another. that makes three incidents this month. they've all been people of color. police hope someone has seen something that will help lead them to a killer. >> we have a pattern incidents over the past ten days that we believe are related. if you have heard something however trivial you may believe it to be, that may be the piece of information we need to crack the case. >> none of the packages appeared to have been delivered by the postal service or private companies. a $15,000 reward is being offered. the pilot of the helicopter that went down in new york city is shedding more light on the tragedy. an item designed to keep passengers safe may have led to the deadly plunge into the east river.
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here is maggie rulli. >> reporter: witnesses capture the horrifying moment the helicopter crashes into new york's east river. >> there is one diver in the water. >> reporter: quickly flipping upside down in the frigid water. the five passengers on board are unable to break free from their harnesses. >> these people have no chance. you can't expect people that are untrained to watch a video and without a drill expect them to react in a survivability mode. >> reporter: they are in their lathe 20s and early 30s. among them a journalist, a firefighter, a tourist and two company employees. the pilot tells authorities that a tether or part of a passenger's harness snagged one of the fuel levers shutting it, bleeding the engine of fuel. tethers are used to allow photographers or in this case a coast guardsman to move around a
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chopper in flight and another disaster on board, potentially faulty floats. the helicopter was equipped with them for emergency water landing, but the right float failed to inflate properly. >> if they had worked properly, we would have had five people probably still alive. >> reporter: authorities are looking over the helicopter an are focusing in on the harnesses and the why the floats did not inflate properly. they are also asking for any witnesses who saw the crash to contact investigators. >> our thanks to maggie there. democrats and begun control advocates say that it is being taken straight from the nra playbook. last month in a meeting the president vowed to stand up to the gun lobby, but his new plan abandons his call to raise the age limit, it includes support for arming teachers and small changes to the background check system. >> his primary focus is on
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pushing through things that we know have broad bipartisan support or things that we can do immediately. >> is there anything in here that the nra opposes? >> the president still has in this plan the age limit increase and that is part of one of the things that will be -- one of those things will be reviewed on what the best path forward is on that front. >> dianne feinstein says that the president's words of support have proved to be hollow. feinstein adding shame on you, mr. president. >> protesters will greet president trump today when he arrives in california for the first time as president. mr. trump will check out the models for his border wall in san diego before heading to the los angeles area. the usually very bad traffic in that region will only be worse during the president's visit. and it is not unusual for a bride to make a grand arrival to
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her own wedding in the back of limousine or on even a horse drawn carriage. >> but a woman in tucson found herself in the back of the police car, escorted not to the altar, but to a police station. authorize arrested amber young for dui after she caused a three car crash reportedly driving drunk to her own wedding. >> police sergeant tweeted don't drive impaired 'til death do we part didn't need any help. >> where were her bridesmaids? >> maybe take the whole meaning of something blue -- >> a whole new direction. >> something new, the hand cuffs. >> yeah, i don't know about all that. coming up, stormy daniels offering to give her so-called hush money back to president trump, but will he respond before her noon deadline today? and beyonce and jay-z are back at it hitting the road for their on the run two world tour. we have a preview for you coming
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up in the skinny. it hitting the road for their on the run two world tour. we have a preview for you coming up in the skinny. an the run tour." ♪
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officer is being hailed a hero after rescuing a man from this burning car on long island. jason hopped out of his own car, cut the driver's seat belt and pulled the man to safety just before the flames engulfed that vehicle. the driver was treated for burns to his legs. stormy daniels wants to end her silence, she is offering to pay back the hush money she reportedly received from president trump's lawyer to not discuss their alleged affair. >> she has given the president until noon today to respond. tom llamas with more. >> reporter: stormy daniels trying to cut a new deal with the president. the porn star seen here in a photo she shared on social media offering to return the $130,000 she received from the president's personal attorney michael cohen, but with the stipulation that she would wire the money to an account designated by the president. if accepted, daniels' attorney says it would resolve their, quote, pending disputes and
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daniels would be free to speak openly and freely about her prior relationship with the president. and to be able to use and publish any text messages, photos and/or videos relating to the president that she may have in her possession. >> did your client stormy daniels have sex with president trump? >> yes. >> there is no doubt about that. >> no doubt in my mind. >> reporter: daniels' attorney says the president has until noon to accept the offer. this latest move another attempt by daniels to prove the president who has denied the affair is trying to, quote, shut her up. daniels' lawyer has already argued an agreement signed 11 days before the election is null and void because then candidate trump didn't sign it. >> is she trying to sell her story? >> she's not trying to sell her story. it is important to her because amount of misinformation that has been put out in the press especially over the last six weeks and mr. cohen and others are directly responsible for
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that misinformation. and she wants to set the record straight. this is about the truth. it is about a search for the truth. >> reporter: at last check, neither the white house nor the president's personal attorney michael cohen has commented. again, that deadline is at 12:01 p.m. eastern. in western pennsylvania, tom llamas, abc news. when we come back, the "american idol" comeback tour continues and wait until you see some of the antics of lead judge katy perry. >> the skinny is next. some of the antics of lead judge katy perry. >> the skinny is next. i'm lucky to get through a shift without a disaster. my bargain detergent couldn't keep up. so, i switched to tide pods. they're super concentrated, so i get a better clean. number one trusted. number one awarded. it's got to be tide
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♪ skinny the skinny the skinny ♪ skinny the skinny the skinny it is tuesday skinny time and "american idol" of course is back for night two of auditions. and so is our a.i. senior chief analyst, will ganss. so you made it through a second night of american idle? >> it's so fun to watch. >> didn't mean to insult. >> big personalities on both sides. >> two words, katy perry. first contestant who set the bar very, very high out of the gate. check out mara justine who took
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a risk with a rihanna ballad. ♪ and you got me to like oh what you want from me ♪ ♪ and i try to buy your pretty heart ♪ safe to say that risk paid off. katy perry went onto say she predicted she'd make it to the top 10. i'm giving her a kelly clarkson on the will-o-meter. she really knocked it out of the park. >> song about love making in a very graphic way? >> it's not about what the song is about, it's about the vocals. >> i'm sorry i know the words. >> next up a variable casanova.
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no, seriously that's his name. he's a shoe designer and he had katy perry kicking off her heels and giving him a golden ticket. he better be on his toes. he comes in at a solid middle of the road will-o-meter tonight. and michelle susett turned it into a dance party. michelle's vocals earned her a kelly pickler and a ticket to hollywood. katy's dance moves go a little awry. >> oh, really? >> oh, yeah. oh, twerk. what could go wrong. tight dress. >> katy overboard. >> but she owned it.
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>> she owned it though. >> went into a split. oh, wow. >> and the will-o-meter, explain that. >> it's a very scientific process. that's why i need to explain it. very fact based. next up katy and probably the rest of america crushing big time. i want to get to this. this is trevor holmes, a construction worker who scored a golden ticket to hollywood and had katy crushing big time and it turns out his long-time crush was reciprocated. >> i'm sorry, i just respect you so much. >> don't respect me. >> when she saw that his girlfriend walked into the room, she literally ran right out. she didn't stick around for any formalities. but not everyone last night hit the right note.
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here are the best of the worst so far. this is what we're here for, right? ♪ bring my equilibrium down [ bleep] >> of course none of them are infamous idol alum, william hunt. but they tried. please take a look at the real star of last night's show. >> if you want to get close. >> this is a family show. >> whoa. >> holy. >> there you go. >> what is it? >> she's like trying to touch him?
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and lots of dramatic slo-mo set to the reggae classic "i'm still in love," tickets for on the run ii go on sale march 19. they can have my money because i'll be going. a lot of people on internet were joking that the only reason she agreed to go on tour was to keep an eye on him. >> i don't blame her. and a lessen that what you say on twitter may live forever and leave you open to criticism from someone in your past. >> katy perry, jessica simpson, we could go on and on. >> but before we tell you who, "if you're pretty, you're pretty but the only way to be beautiful is to be loving, otherwise, it's just congratulations about your face." so he tweeted that oh, so deep thought last year. >> and james blunt yesterday
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replied to that tweet from last year, "mate, i've covered this already." if you recall he had a big hit a big decade ago "you're beautiful." >> he's scrolling through old tweets. >> from john mayer. those residual checks no longer coming from "you're beautiful." one of the nfl most eligible bachelors appeared to be off the market. jimmy garoppolo just signed a big contract. >> fans are just now discovering that last month a woman named alexandra posted a picture. my valentine. king is a model based in boston where jimmy played for the patriots. >> so more like rode the bench for the patriots because of another quarterback who happens to have a model wife.
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making news in america this morning, blizzard warnings issued this morning as the third major storm in ten days hits the east coast impacting travel across the country threatening thousands with power outages and this morning the timing and the biggest concern. breaking overnight, reaction pours in after a congressional committee announces the end of its russia investigation declaring no evidence of collusion, meanwhile, secretary of state tillerson overnight slams russia for the poison plot against a former spy. now saying the attack will trigger a response. o.j. simpson's lawyer speaking out for the first time since that bombshell tv interview which simpson hypothetically described the two murders. this morning his lawyer's

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