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arrested in either attack this morning./// ((brian loftus)) > messages of support are pouring in for a local police dog... after he was stabbed in a standoff friday. we just learned nicky is doing much better after surgery and is moving around and playing at home- and they do plan to have him back on the job in the next couple weeks. as you can see, he suffered multiple cuts to his head... he was stabbed with a machete. police say the suspect in last week's 12-hour stand-off attacked the k- 9. that suspect now in custody. police haven't released his name or charges he's facing. but, it's a felony to injure a police dog./// ((brian loftus)) and this morning messages of support and love continue to come from across the country.. and all over the globe for nicky. these posts on social media were just from the last few hours. we are reaching out to find out how he is recovering and will have more for you in later editions./// ((brian loftus)) > preparations are underay for supreme court justice antonin scalia's funeral. he died suddenly over the weekend in a hunting trip to texas.
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were scalia worked as the court's longest service justice. weijia jiang: flags are flying at half-staff outside the supreme court today in honor of justice antonin scalia. a white hearse carried his body to an airport in west texas over the weekend...for a return home, to virginia. scalia died while on a hunting trip at this ranch in marfa, texas. a county judge determined by phone that the 79 year old passed away of natural causes. (cinderela guevara/presidio county judge) "one of the things i did ask the sheriff and the marshal that was there if were there any signs of foul play? what did they say? weijia jiang: scalia was a conservative titan, ruthlessly defending his interpretation of the constitution... even though his opinions often sparked controversy. (antonin scalia:) "i can be charming and combative at the same time." weijia jiang: still...he maintained deep friendships with liberal justices, like ruth bader ginsberg who said she and scalia "were best buddies." "scalia's death leaves behind a court
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conservative and four liberal supreme court justices. president obama says there's time remaining in his term to appoint scalia's replacement." but many republicans - including senate majority leader mitch mcconnell- say the appointment should wait until after a new president is elected. marco rubio: "i do not believe the president should appoint someone." donald trump: "it's called delay, delay, delay." weijia jiang: scalia's death marks only the second time in more than 60 years that a justice has died while still weijia jiang, cbs news, the supreme court. ((brian loftus)) scalia served on the supreme court for three decades. he was appointed by president reagan- and was the first italian-american justice. scalia's doctor says he suffered from a number of chronic conditions. his family declined a private autopsy./// ((brian loftus)) > the countdown to the nevada caucus is on. saturday.. the democrats will pick their candidate.. and both hillary clinton and
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valley this weekend... trying to drum up support. ((bernie sanders: i will need your help to win the nevada caucus 54 we will need your help to win the democratic nomination, we'll need your helpt to win the general election hillary clinton : im the only candidate who has a record of taking on those barriers 36 im the only candidate who will stand with you in every single fight )) ((brian loftus)) clinton came to town saturday... sanders on sunday. in each of their campaign events.. they talked about the issues they feel are most important to nevada voters. ((hillary clinton: i want you to explain that we're gonna have new jobs and infustructure and manufacturing, and clean reweable energy we're gonna put people to work bernie sanders: the people who control our economy the people who control our political life are so powerful that there is no way that we can do what has to be done for the working families of this country ))
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the valley later this week.. for a town hall meeting on thursday. and tomorrow night the democratic party is holding a latino get- out - the caucus event and mock caucus training at 5 pm at the east las vegas community center. senator harry reid and congresswoman dina titus will be on hand to help with the training./// ((brian loftus)) > meanwhile.. donald trump hold a big lead in south carolina. a c-b-s news battleground tracker poll shows the billionaire up more than 20 points over ted cruz. and it comes.. as the two.. and several other candidates.. got into some feisty arguments.. during saturday's c-b-s debate. (((mr. donald trump)--liar, you probably are worse than jeb bush. (crowd noise) you are the single biggest liar. (cheering) /// (sen. ted cruz) donald learned-- (mr. donald trump) you pushed him. (sen. ted cruz) donald, adults learn not to interrupt each other. (mr. donald trump) yeah, yeah i know, you're an adult. (laughter) /// (gov. jeb bush) this is a man who insults his way to the nomination. (mr. donald trump) --thirty-four million. (john dickerson) all right, all right-- (mr. donald trump) give me a break. (kasich interlude) jeez, oh man>)) ((brian loftus)) the south carolina primary is
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the republicans will head here to nevada.. for their caucus next tuesday./// ((brian loftus)) > and don't forget... 8 news now is your local election headquarters. you can stay up to date on everything political... both on air and online at las vegas now dot com./// ((brian loftus)) > an important construction project begins tonight... and it could really cause some headaches for neighboring businesses. this project starts at 9 p-m tonight... when rainbow between russell and sunset will be down to one lane in each direction until 5 a-m each morning. this is a big project that will cause lane shifts and lane closures for the next 15 months while they work on installing a new flood control tunnel and widen the road. so if you live in the area watch for the lane restrictions./// ((brian loftus)) > now is the time you will want to go fill up the tank... gas prices are dropping under 2 dollars a gallon... while the current average posted by triple a is 2- 09... there are numerous stations around town listing gas for less. sams club and costco came in the lowest with 1-79 and 1-82 a gallon. but if you want to skip the memberships...
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is at 1-82 and fills on rainbow and badura is 1-83. worth looking up before heading out as some places still have gas selling for 2-60 a gallon./// ((brian loftus)) > the pope travels to mexico.. and thousands of faithful catholics.. are lining up to catch a glimpse of him. the last minute preparations.. and the unique way his sermon will reach people here in the u-s. > plus... an inside look at what you can expect at tonight's grammys. the performances.. you won't want to miss. ((sherry swensk)) a gorgeous president's day holiday... with plenty of sunshine. we finally got rid of most of yesterday's clouds and that is allowing temps to warm up a little more today. ............ already at the noon hour we are in the low 70s and beating our normal afternoon high temps for this time in february. how high will the numbers go? near records for the next few days. we'll take a look in your warm weather now forecast coming up./// <
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one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children.
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to ourselves, to our children, to each other. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. our children's future is shaped both by the values of their parents and the policies of their nation. it's time to protect the next generation, fill the lives of our children with possibility and hope, open up the doors so that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, families and our country, and i'm not stopping now. (crowd cheers) i'm hillary clinton,
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15 people are dead.. after an attack at a syrian hospital. doctors without borders says at least five patients died, as
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hospital guard. 8 hospital staff members are still missing. a british human rights group says russian warplanes carried out the attack. it comes days after russia and other world powers agreed to a temporary ceasefire set to begin later this week./// ((brian loftus)) > pope francis is making his way through mexico right now... and as he is getting closer to the u-s border.. last minute preparations are underway to carry his message to u-s citizens. this morning he arrived in the southern mexican state of chiapas where he is expected to hold mass in three indigenous languages. but in just three days pope francis will be here along the texas-mexico border.. officials here are estimating that more than half a million people will travel to juarez over the next couple of days. and for 5 weeks crews have been working non- stop to put together a 2 million dollar altar where the pope will deliver holy mass. people say it has brought new life to a city known for crime. ((salvador perches/ el paso funeral home owner it has made a huge turnaround its getting a lot better, people, families
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nats pop car honking salvador perches: with this event with the pope coming you can just see the excitement on everybody. )) ((brian loftus)) the pope is also expected to walk over to this ramp during wednesday's holy mass, where he will address the hundreds of thousands of americans watching closely from the united states side of the border... in el paso. pope francis will fly from mexico city to morelia tomorrow where he will hold holy mass and meet with young people before returning to mexico city for the night./// ((brian loftus)) > a week.. alone in the desert. how this man survived.. with only a little food.. and his broken down pick-up truck./// > plus... flirting with 80s... which day you make want to opt for short sleeves... <
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news, this is 8newsnow at nooman says he was stranded in the desert for a week.. and survived on snow. 69-year-old philip besanon says he was driving his pick up from arizona to oregon.. when it broke down just north of reno. he says... he stayed in his truck, drank melted snow and rationed what little food he had. a highway patrol trooper stumbled on him, while checking on road conditions. he was then taken to a hospital in california where he is recovering./// ((brian loftus)) > now let's send things over to sherry.. with a check on your forecast./// ((sherry swensk))
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well above normal temps - closer to the record highs instead of the normal highs where we should be for mid february. ............. pretty skies as look out across the valley from the rio camera. north winds help blow out the haze from the past few days and that's good, but i noticed some
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warmth and wind kicking up some winter allergies. ............. and trees already starting to bloom with the warmer weather. not long before allergy sufferers will be grabbing the kleenex. ................... temps right now moving quickly through the 60s and into low 70s degrees. the afternoon will be perfect for a holiday b-b-q so get some hamburgers and hot dogs and throw them on the grill.... and sweep off the patio. ............. morning lows were very mild thanks to a warm weekend in the mid 70s so we expected to see upper 40s and even milder 50s. that trend will continue into the middle of the week until a slight cool down comes with a storm heading our way. ........... today's upper 70s will be a lot closer to the record we set last year on february 15th... instead of the normal 62 for this time of year. and of course morning lows will stay extra mild in the low 50s. .............. outside the valley... it's warm and windy in laughlin. very mild along the river, but bumpy breezes will last all day. s up to mesquite... d over to pahrump.
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ring and winter all back east. e west has some cool spots... with rain swers and 50s inrtland and seale...20s in nneapolis and chicago... llas in teh 60s and stlchilly across the southeast with thunderstorms turning to freezing rain and snow along the east coast. ............ a whole mess of problems back there... even looking out for tornadaoes in the deep south along the gulf coast today... and then those thunderstorms hit that cold air and turn into sleet, freezing rain and then snow heading through the virginias and carolinas. .......... a winter storm warning in place for many areas until tomorrow with possibly six inches of snow on top of ice that will continue into early tomorrow. thankfully it's a federal holiday so most of d.c. is closed and kids out of school. that should cut down on accidents on the roads. .................. but you can see the wintry mess making for some tricky travel today. beautiful picture- postcard scenery if you can stay home and enjoy the fireplace and put on some stew for dinner. ................ back out west... the pacific is full of subtropical moisture and that plume stretches from way back to hawaii and into the northwest today. our high clouds have shifted away for now, but it looks like more are coming from the north. ................. breezy winds will persist along the river today and so far gusts have been up between 30 and 35 mph down around laughlin and bullhead city.
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at the lake and along the river today. ............. the winds will be isolated in the valley today... en me mback from thuthwest on wednesday ahead ofanext storm moving in ursday.mps will getlose to records for the next w days...then drop behind that systemat looks like it will ingowers to the mountains, but not necessarily thlowerevations.......... ghs fall back to the low 70s for a few days...t that's still ten degrees above normal as we move through e weekend.///>sherry swensk))- snow in oxon hill, md noreaster storm brining snow, eet, dainweather to))>((brian loftus)) > getting readyr music's biggest nighta look inside the grammy awards.. hours before you can catch them here.. on 8 news now./// < > now nevada's first choice they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities r their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work and millions out of their homes. how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions
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our economy works for wall street because it's rigged by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people.
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((brian loftus)) > tonight is music's biggest night.. and we're getting a sneak peek.. inside this year's grammy awards. teri okita.. is in l-a.. where the stars are getting ready. nats music teri okita: tori kelly and james bay rehearse for their duet at tonight's grammy awards. both are up for best new artist. they'll join a who's who of
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including adele's first grammy performance since 2012. nats music andra day will perform with british pop singer ellie goulding. day is up for two r&b grammys. she says it's an experience beyond her dreams. andra day: "thought it'd be great to be nominated for a grammy, thought it'd be great to be a doctor maybe some day... it was such a distant idea... something that seemed so unfathomable at the time. so, to be here now, i'm just grateful." teri okita: this year's grammys will also feature tributes to some big music legends that we lost this past year, including eagles guitarist and singer, glenn frey. ten-time grammy winner bonnie raitt will join gary clark junior in honoring her close friend and inspiration, the late b.b. king. (- bonnie raitt/grammy performer) "he was very encouraging and telling me that i had it, and telling me, 'don't let 'em get you down, don't let 'em tell you women can't play' and that kind of stuff." teri okita: and one of the highlights of the night is expected to be lady gaga's tribute to david
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( nile rodgers/ david bowie tribute musical director) "this // is very personal. it feels like a wonderful way to say goodbye." teri okita: rapper kendrick lamar leads the way with 11 grammy nominations... taylor swift has 7. teri okita, cbs news, los angeles. ((brian loftus)) you can catch tonight's grammy's right here on 8 news now at 8-pm./// here on 8 news now at 8-pm./// > checking out.. some of southern nevada's most beautiful sights. the reason.. you can head out to red rock.. for free today.///
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one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton, and i have always approved this message. and in honor of the holiday..
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the national conservation area is waiving entrance fees. you can enjoy the beautiful scenery on the 13 mile loop around red rock./// > that's all for 8 news now live at noon.. remember that 8 news now is always available at las vegas twitter.
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>> quinn: come back to bed. >> liam: in a minute. >> quinn: what's out there? >> liam: nothing. just that feeling like someone needs me. >> caroline: when you asked me before about...medication, um, could it hurt the baby, even if it was really early on in the pregnancy? >> uh, i didn't mean to alarm you, caroline. it's a standard question when a patient comes in with these early contractions. >> caroline: it's just 'cause i-i did take something once. might have been the night that i-i conceived, and i


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