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activity inside prison walls. the arrests, the latest example of apparently wide-scale corruption within georgia prisons. more than 130 inmates, guards and outsiders charged just since september. 19 georgia corrections officers
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protecting inmates who were using cell phones for outrageous scams, including posing as law enforcement officials and demanding that victims pay fines. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. in northern mexico, a prison riot turns deadly killing at least 49 and injuring a dozen. it starred as a brawl between rival drug gangs in an overcrowded penitentiary. the prison has 3800 inmates. that's more than twice its capacity. authorities say no inmates escaped. the riots took place on the eve of pope francis' arrival for a six-day visit. the military says it's expanning the number of air strikes it is launching against isis. sources claim there have ever been about 20 american strikes against targets in eastern afghanistan. that's only in the past three weeks. those strikes took place after president obama authorized the pentagon to attack isis in afghanistan where its numbers are growing. secretary of state john
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other diplomats on stopping syria's civil war. early this morning they agreed on a temporary truce set to begin next week. kerry said the test of that truce is whether syria's military and rebels can actually implement it. that would set the stage for a full cease-fire as well as peace talks. that would be such a big deal. in new york city, five people arrested and four charged with manslaughter for a deadly gas explosion that leveled three buildings last year. prosecutors say the suspects tampered with gas lines in their rush to renovate apartments which would rent for up to $6,000 a month. a restaurant worker and diner on a date were killed in the explosion. dozens of others lost their homes. a southern california well leaking natural gas since october is now under control. at least for now. fumes from the leak drove thousands from their homes in an upscale los angeles neighborhood. residents suffered from headaches, nausea, nosebleeds and other symptoms. the leak still needs a cement seal before it's declared permanently plugged.
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a 13-year low for several reasons. among them were the continued growth of domestic stockpiles and one analyst's estimate that depressed into the second half of the year. price of a barrel slipped to its lowest level since may 2003. stocks are suffering because of those falling oil prices with their losses yesterday. the three major averages have fallen every day this week. down at least 10% for the year. most markets across asia fell overnight. >> are you okay about that? >> i know. you make fun of me, because during the commercial break -- >> she panics about the markets. googled the world recession. next year. you laugh at me. >> this is the fun reena has on commercial breaks. i, on the other hand, am googling zombie apocalypse. same thing.
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spinoff of the upscale chain will feature more than organic fruit. desperate to entice millennials, the stores will feature juice stands and even tattoo parlors. whole foods is desperate to shed its wallet buster image and attract younger shoppers. the first 365 store opens in los angeles in may. >> very interesting to see how that goes down. >> yes. i might sign up if -- well, would you think a $15 sell? 15 bucks. it's kind of crazy. maybe. >> there you go. >> actually, in fact, take a look at this brew. it's the finca sophia. it is so popular, it's completely sold out in one of the few san francisco bay area shops where it's available. the reason it's so expensive is it took eight years to produce the first crop of beans which are grown with special fertilizers in the mountains of panama. >> coffee connoisseurs say this blend differs from ordinary coffee sort of like the way the
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there's a difference. i've grown to appreciate that. in college not so much but, yeah, i understand now. coming up in "the mix," finding romance on valentine's day, courtesy of heartthrob fabio. also ahead, going to great heights to make a music video. okay go uses zero gravity to make an impact. and an investigation involving drugs, money and the tax man. the irs agent in big trouble. and look for us on facebook, wnnfans.com and twitter @abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." now." ugh. my sinuses are killing me. yeah...just wait 'til we hit ten thousand feet. i'm gonna take mucinex sinus-max. too late, we're about to take off. these dissolve fast. they're new liquid gels. and you're coming with me... wait, what?! you realize i have gold status? do i still get the miles? new mucinex sinus-max liquid gels. dissolves fast to unleash max strength medicine. start the relief.
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you're looking at what is a huge warehouse fire in new jersey that sent up a dark plume of smoke more than 50 miles long. it took firefighters hours to contain the fire to just two buildings. storing furniture, records, and plastic pellets. the cause of the fire still unknown at this hour. be on the scene dousing hot spots for several weeks. also in new jersey, as the captain of that storm-battered royale ship comes under increased fire, two passengers have been busted for pot. the men from central massachusetts were arrested as the "anthem of the sea" returned to port for possessing marijuana.
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smelled that telltale smoke coming from their room. >> it was a long cruise. >> it was a long cruise. i was just grateful -- >> they thought they were going to die. >> i was grateful it wasn't the captain because you would have said, oh, well that explains that one. it apparently wasn't the captain. someone else on the ship. >> sail into a hurricane. >> the fbi apparently smelled the telltale sign and it wasn't just marijuana. it wasn't marijuana but of corruption. >> is this our pot block? >> it seems like that. >> a former irs agent found himself in a little bit of trouble because the net of undercover fbi sting. here's abc's clayton sandell to explain. >> morning. >> what's going on? >> reporter: this is the moment prosecutors say an irs agent accepts $15,000 in bribe money, captured by an fbi hidden camera. that is now former irs agent paul hurley, meeting last year with the owner of this seattle medical marijuana shop, being audited. hurley allegedly told the owner, his leniency during that audit saved the business more than $1
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>> the way i wrote it up is just like, there's no money here. we're never something to see the money. >> reporter: in exchange, hurley allegedly wants owner ryan kunkel to pay up $20,000. but kunkel goes to the fbi. a sting secretly records their first meeting at a coffee shop. >> you think we're going to be okay, though? >> i'm 99.99% sure we're good. >> reporter: hurley's attorneys claim the 20 grand was not a bribe, but was payment for a job to perform accounting services. right after this meeting, hurley is busted. he's pleaded not guilty. a jury is now deciding hurley's fate. if he is convicted of bribery, he could go to prison for 15 years. clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> quite a sting. all right. coming up in our next half hour, touchscreen gloves. not even subfreezing temperatures can keep people from tapping away on their smart phones, but with regular gloves,
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so, how effective are those high-tech touchscreen gloves. but first, taking music videos to a whole new level. anti-gravity.
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upside down and inside out you can feel it upside down and inside out you can feel it >> okay. so we have seen some pretty innovative music videos over the years and outlandish ones in recent years. this one may take the cake. >> the band okay go performed their single "upside down & inside out" in zero gravity. here's abc's dan harris. don't stop till you feel it >> reporter: this new music video shot entirely in zero gravity is racking up millions
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the song is called "upside down & inside out." the band is called ok go. the video featuring the band members and dancers in flight attendant uniforms performing stunts while flying in a plane thousands of feet above the earth. >> it is truly unbelievable that everything just came together. >> reporter: it required three weeks of training at a russian cosmonaut center. >> we flew in a plane that goes like this. what you feel is 20 seconds of double gravity while the plane is throwing you into the air. you feel weightless about 27 seconds while you go back up the top. >> while the maneuver is done, you've lost a lot of altitude so it takes four or five minutes for the plane to gear back up to do it again. >> we wanted the whole video to be weightless. we cut up the song into eight chunks each to fit in a single period of weightlessness and
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later cut out the long waiting periods. >> reporter: ok go is known for creative videos. >> reporter: they ran their way into the national consciousness more than ten years ago with "here it goes again." then they turned a car into a musical instrument for their "needing getting" video. and they wowed with these impress you be aerials in "i won't let you down." but this shoot presented some very specific challenges. >> most people's response to weightlessness is just to start swimming. >> but the other is just puking. so over the course of 21 flights, we had about 58 unscheduled regurgitations. you met the new you >> i'm still sighing big sighs of relief that it happened. don't stop can't stop until you feel it going down >> reporter: dan harris, abc news, new york. >> it's pretty cool. >> a true story. that's what it looked like on
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week. >> "here it goes again" won a grammy for 2007. it's one of their songs. >> they're really, really -- they're decent musicians but really known for their videos. that's a creative one. >> you're also known for your really creative music videos that you do in the middle of the night between commercial breaks. >> talk about zero gravity. of the
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and he begins with fabio lounging on rose petals, bear skin rug there, cats are joins him. he asks about your day. kendis? >> no, that's when he throws up the champagne. >> if that's not your thing, how this is exactly the valentine's look at that. this the pomeranian giff. he has more than 2 million instagram followers. why wouldn't he? valentine's. @giffpom. >> he's awesome. it's the face that has launched so many gifs all over the world. all right. valentine polka. who needs flowers who needs sweets pledge your love with texts and tweets in the it's the valentine polka even if you're not a hunk
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this morning on "world news now," political confrontation. hillary clinton on the defensive after bernie sanders' victory in new hampshire. last night's debate and what's next for the candidates. challenging donald trump. his tirade with jeb bush and how bush is responding. the fight for votes in south carolina. new this half hour, a difficult scene on the highway. >> the police pursuit, the speeding car and a violent crash. what the officers did that's considered heroic. and later in "the skinny," lamar odom's first public appearance since his health scare. and kanye west was part of the excitement.
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>> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning, everyone o this busy friday. i'm reena ninan. >> and i'm kendis gibson. quite a show there at madison square garden, 2 million people watching online. >> fashion week here. >> it is a lot of fun. we're going to get started with the little bit of dust-up that took place on the road to the white house. talking about the democrats taking on each other to task last night in milwaukee. >> hillary clinton and bernie sanders were both looking for support from african-americans and latinos. clinton repeatedly tied herself to president obama and sanders called for an overhaul of more than politics. >> the american people are tired of establishment politics, tired of establishment economics. they want a political revolution in which millions of americans stand up. >> i want to tackle those barriers that stand in the way of too many americans right now. >> well, the candidates also clashed on foreign and domestic
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clinton dismissed some of sanders' policies as unrealistic. both sides rolled out african-american endorsements ahead of the debate. members of the congressional black caucus sided with clinton and sanders won the support of civil rights icon and enter faine entertainer harry bellefonte. >> it's your voice, your vote. abc's liz kreutz has more from the debate. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, kendis and reena. after that devastating loss in new hampshire, the pressure was on hillary clinton at last night's debate. she's been criticized for not having a cohesive message especially compared to bernie sanders. but at last night's debate, she came armed with one going after sanders for being a single issue candidate and for criticizing president obama. sanders, of course, fired back. take a listen. >> he's called him weak. he's called him a disappointment. he wrote a foreword for a book that basically argued voters
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it comes to president obama's >> madame secretary, that is a low blow. one of us ran against barack obama. i was not that candidate. >> reporter: the two candidates also sparred over wall street, foreign policy and criminal justice reform. both zero in on in the coming days as they make their final pitch to minorities whose votes are critical in the next two states up, south carolina and nevada. kendis and reena? >> liz, thank you. and those controversial e-mails from clinton's private server may linger over some upcoming primaries. that's after a federal judge ordered all of them released in four installments this month. a new batch coming tomorrow, another set for february 19th, a day before nevada's democratic caucus. more e-mails are due a day before south carolina's primary and then there's the final batch, which is out just before super tuesday. so, what about the republicans? well, they're battling it out for the next round of votes. the attacks are flying. and ma the direction of donald trump
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new hampshire. we get more now from abc's jonathan karl. >> reporter: taunting his rivals, donald trump is declaring, if they can't beat him here in south carolina, they won't beat him anywhere. >> all of these characters are going to give it up. we're going to run the table, and we will make america great again. that i can tell you, okay? >> reporter: trump's campaign says it's so confident, it's only going to run positive tv ads. >> he wants to make america great and that's what i want, too. >> reporter: there's one candidate trump still can't resist attacking. > i'll be honest, the last thing we need is another bush. that i can tell you. >> reporter: we traveled to florence, south carolina, to meet up with governor bush as he went into the venus restaurant, he seemed irritated by the mere mention of trump's name. >> will you be able to stop donald trump here? >> i hope so. >> reporter: why does he keep hitting you? >> he must be worried. >> reporter: inside he hit back. >> do you want an entertainer in chief? someone who will say whatever he wants to -- you know, to make it
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insult people, divide people? basically, just talk trash on his way to the republican nomination? >> reporter: marco rubio launched his own grenade at trump. >> donald trump has zero foreign policy experience. negotiating a hotel deal in another country is not foreign policy experience. >> reporter: rubio still haunted by his bad debate. >> we're here to see marco roboto. is he inside? >> reporter: those mocking rubio robots following him to south carolina. former president george w. bush will be headlining a big rally for his brother in charleston on monday. it's the latest sign that jeb bush, who started this campaign saying he is his own man and didn't even put his last name on campaign signs, is now banking on the bush name to help revive his campaign. jonathan karl, abc news, columbia, south carolina. >> it's going to be a fun weekend in south carolina, indeed. in the meantime, on capitol hill congressman duncan hunter blew up a debate about
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puff of his own vaporizer. yeah, the republican from california was arguing against a proposal to ban vaping on planes saying the devices have helped him and countless others quit smoking cigarettes. hunter lost his battle. the committee voted in favor of the ban. are you allowed to do that on capitol hill? isn't there a no smoking policy? >> i don't know they have those laws yet. >> oh, all right. that was an interesting moment. well, a highway patrol officer in missouri is being recognized for his quick action following a violent car collision. trooper jim thuss was pursuing a speeding driver he clocked at more than 100 miles an hour. the guy ran straight into a woman's car at the intersection. the impact produced a large fireball and a plume of smoke. >> she sees him coming and hits the gas. she just has enough time to barely touch the pedal and move forward just enough to where instead of the other vehicle hitting her door, it hit right behind her door. >> officer thuss is seen on dash cam carrying the woman to
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she's now in a rehab hospital facing a long recovery. the 23-year-old suspect is in custody and he is facing several charges. >> bravo to that officer. in the meantime, we move on now to some extreme weather. and we're talking about extreme cold. this, take a look, was the icy scene in scranton, pennsylvania, perform a water main burst, the ice coating everything. with temperatures dropping dangerously low this weekend, that ice is not going anywhere anytime soon. the cold could come with a one-two punch with snow in the east. let's get the details right now from justin povick at accuweather. >> thanks and good morning to you as well. later on today, we're going to be following a very, very strong, sharp arctic cold front. back behind this, the coldest air of the season. again out ahead of it, there's going to be the potential for some snow bands, some snow squalls, which could put down a couple inches of snow over the interior, along with gusty winds
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heading in toward next week, we'll follow the potential for an even bigger snowstorm. reena, kendis, back to you. >> all right. >> did he say even bigger snowstorm? >> yeah. >> what? i was looking forward to spring, kendis. >> in a month and a half. >> thank you. the mannequins are no longer your ordinary dummies thanks to some new technology. >> this is a hong kong university professor has created idummy, a smart mannequin that can change body shape and size with just a few clicks on a computer. >> oh, my goodness. please tell me i can implant these in my waistline. technology allows clothing designers to craft and adjust garments to fit virtually any size. oh, my goodness, your booty, too. without removing the clothing from the mannequin. i could use these irobot implants. >> wow. >> look at that. >> like a kardashian booty. >> suddenly you want to wear jeans, have a hot night on the town and get the kardashian booty. >> quick lift. that's brilliant. >> quick lift.
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it? >> get that guy a nobel prize. coming up in the skinny, the lamar odom first public appearance since his health scare. also ahead, oprah winfrey, never afraid of big purchases. find out what she just bought for nearly 29 million bucks. >> looks like a scene from "the color purple," didn't it? and staying in touch with your smartphone, even during a deep freeze. we're testing special gloves that really click. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by
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and to clean pet messes, try resolve pet expert. so how ya doing? enough pressure in here for ya? ugh. my sinuses are killing me. yeah...just wait 'til we hit ten thousand feet. i'm gonna take mucinex sinus-max. too late, we're about to take off. these dissolve fast. they're new liquid gels. and you're coming with me... wait, what?! you realize i have gold status? do i still get the miles? new mucinex sinus-max liquid gels. to unleash max strength medicine. start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. well, frightening moments for this american airlines plane that was forced to make an emergency landing in
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the captain of the san jose to phoenix flight reported smoke in the cockpit and had to put on his oxygen mask. he did land the plane safely. eight people including a flight attendant were checked out for smoke inhalation. >> frightening indeed. and the congressman who is waging a war on shrinking airline seats has apparently lost his battle. a house committee narrowly defeated an amendment to an faa funding bill proposed by democrat steve cohen of tennessee. he wanted size standards for airline seats but he says he will add the provision to the bill again when it comes to the floor of the house. turning now to the bitter cold and our smartphones. the two don't always mix, at least not with human fingers. >> this is one option. it's not a very good option. but people who can't put down their phones, even in subfreezing temperatures --
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i know you're jelly. for those high-tech touchscreen gloves -- >> where did you get those from? >> one of the "gma" producers. my closet. abc's gio benitez shows us the other options. >> reporter: typing in the cold can be a pain in more ways than one. >> annoying. i would stay off the gloves every time just to send a text. >> reporter: regular gloves don't work with touchscreens. and here's why. the fabric blocks the charge from your finger which activates your phone. nick guy of wirecutter.com that advises on best gadgets evaluated is it pairs of touchscreen gloves find out how well they work. looking at all of these, they don't have those tips that we're so used to seeing. >> no, the technology has advanced. they actually sew in silver and copper thread that conducts electricity and allows you to use your touchscreen as if you weren't wearing gloves. >> reporter: to test for touchscreen ability, nick camped
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brewery, a lot like this one, keeping it consistently frosty, just above freezing while he texted, used apps and played games. now it's my turn with wire cutter's picks. >> it's cold in here. 37 degrees. >> got to keep the beer chilly. >> first up the moshi digits. $29.95. >> these were our favorite gloves. they were nice and warm, but we were able to type really well with the thumbs on them. >> reporter: next up, the north face thermal ball e-tip gloves >> material is thicker. but they're still impressive for how warm they are. >> reporter: nick says all the gloves lose conductivity over time, but sometimes too quickly. that's what wirecutter found with a pair of glider gloves winter style that he tried which sell for $29.99. >> the fact is, they can wear out. we found that was unacceptable. >> reporter: glider gloves told us we found that it's about 1% of all gloves that fail early. we do back up our product with a 90-day warranty and replace any gloves that have failed or are defective. nick's advice, get gloves with gripping material on the palm. see how well the phone stays?
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he says watch out for gloves with extra material or seams on the tip. that reduces touchscreen ability. gio benitez, abc news, new york. >> who knew? >> do you have any of those? >> no. >> or the concept? do you find it -- >> i don't understand. these are beautiful gloves. looks like they're hand-knit. it defeats the purpose. >> it does defeat the purpose. >> your important bits are uncovered. >> this set of important bits. but, yeah, they're uncovered. and it really does defeat the purpose and you're freezing out there, but she can still text and do script an probable. >> i'm a little bit jealous of your gloves. i think they're very pretty. >> awesome. you should see the suit they go with. coming up in the, the mix of music, fashion and kanye west. we're not talking about kendis. >> not at all. and steven spielberg weighs in
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skinny so skinny time now for "the skinny." topping our headlines this morning, the event that was kanye west. >> it really was kanye west. pushing the envelope in a big way yesterday. west blew a hole straight through the increasingly sedate
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york fashion week, combining the presentation of his yeezy season 3 line with the premiere of his seventh album "the life of pablo." typically bold and brash and one of the tracks on that album, west even takes a swipe at taylor swift. momma that know me best i feel like me and taylor still might have sex i made that [ mute ] kanye famous still nameless >> and what is he talking about james taylor like that? >> 20,000 people crowded into madison square garden for the experience, including estranged brother-in-law, lamar odom, his first public appearance since he overdosed on cocaine in a nevada brothel last fall. >> it seems like the whole kardashian clan was enjoying it.
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she's likely not crying too much over kanye's diggs. >> because she's got a lot more on her mind as the clock clicks down to t-minus two days to the grammy awards. this year she's not just recording. she will open the show with a song from her album "1989." she is the also nominated for seven awards including album of the year for "1989." >> very cool. also set for this year's grammys, a special tribute to eagles founding member glenn frey, current and former members of the eagles along with jackson browne will salute frey on monday night. frey died last month at the age of 67. >> that's a really, really great deal to see. my high school drama teacher loves jackson browne. i think she's going to be thrilled when she found out he's performing. >> look at you. nice throw out there. >> throwing up? >> i should mention the grammys for the first time ever, it's airing live across the country. it's not tape delay for the west
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and airing live sort of across the country is "world news now." we'll have a full wrap-up of tuesday morning of the grammys. >> very nice plug. >> yeah, skip the show itself and watch us. >> the clock is ticking down to hollywood's biggest night of the year. >> the 88th academy awards have been overshadowed by the so-called oscar white controversy. now weighing in three-time oscar winner steven spielberg telling the hollywood reporter he's not 100% behind the academy's new diversity plan. >> the director, the father of two black children, says he opposes taking votes away from academy members who pay their dues, many of whom are now retired. finally to a two-time oscar nominee who is not retired yet. but she did buy the farm. >> the horse farm. oprah winfrey paid nearly $29 million for this equestrian estate in montecito, california, adjacent to her existing $50 million estate. there's a 23 acre farm, stalls, pens, paddocks, rings, and a luxurious 5,000 square foot
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>> but get this, ironically, no horses. she's going to have to supply those herself. that's a ripoff. >> that's not a ripoff. she'll grow them on her own. it will be b she will invite us over to do "world news now" from her horse farm. >> yes, that would be kind of nice. us and gayle. >> there you go. you may think you can put off checking out your medicare options until you're sixty-five, but now is a good time to get the ball rolling. keep in mind, medicare only covers about eighty percent of part b medical costs. the rest is up to you. that's where aarp medicare supplement insurance plans insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company come in. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, they could help pay some of what medicare doesn't, saving you in out-of-pocket medical costs. you've learned that taking informed steps along the way really makes a
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belt, go get one. we're going to shape this country top to bottom. >> now we take this campaign to the entire country. we are going to fight for every vote in every state. >> they violated the fourth amendment by stopping people without reasonable suspicion, by arresting them without cause, and by using unreasonable force. >> the amount that thing were shifting around our room was a little frightening. >> the whole thing was not bigger than this. and it was up here and it just exploded. >> i resent the fact that he put 6,000 people's lives at risk taking us into a storm that was predicted. >> at a young age, i was taught to appreciate the value of hard work and especially self-made work. >> the speed with which they took this case from the university's purview and brought it into a criminal setting suggests that the prosecution believes they have a strong case. >> the accelerated development of north korea's nuclear and ballistic missile program poses a serious threat to international peace and security.
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a child's circumstances, we can give them the tools to cope and to thrive. with early support, they can learn to manage their emotions and feelings and know when to seek help. and the home of the brave >> i'm so proud of my guys. >> it's been every last one of the guys in the locker room that has gotten me to this moment right here. >> i'm going to drink a lot of beer tonight, budweiser. von miller is buying. > that was a big, big win. >> fun week. busy week ahead, as well. >> i'm going to be looking into what shade the lady gaga eyeshadow was from mac. >> and see what she wears at the grammys. the grammys on monday. story time at the library in great falls on thursday.
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seas again on saturday >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now." informing insome knee yams for
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good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> and i'm kendis gibson. headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." head to head, some sharp exchanges between hillary clinton and bernie sanders as they faced off in milwaukee, wisconsin. the democrats outlined their policy differences and played directly to minority voters. we're going to have a full report coming up. dozens of prison guards in georgia are in federal custody, busted in an fbi sting, accused of taking bribes from inmates and drug dealers. helping them smuggle contraband in uniform to knock police off their trail.
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rival gangs turned deadly. at least 49 inmates are dead. anguished relatives waited outside the prison as the names of the deceased were released. and a global selloff in stocks is showing no signs of slowing down. tokyo's main average plunged more than 5% overnight following wall street's four straight losses. dropping oil prices are weighing on the markets. those are some of our top stories on this friday, february 12th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. we begin this half hour with the race for 2016 and the democrats fighting it out on the stage at a debate once again. >> bernie sanders criticized hillary clinton over her wealthy contributors but clinton insisted that it wouldn't stop her from standing up to wall street. and they both battled over who would make a better president when it came to women and minorities. >> i have spent my entire adult life working toward making sure that women are empowered to make their own choices.
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vote for me. >> we are fighting for every vote that we can get. from women, from men, straight, gay, african-americans, latinos, asian-americans. we are trying to bring america together around an agenda that works for working families and the middle class. >> clinton repeatedly aligned herself with president obama and she criticized sanders for disagreeing with the president. sanders called it a low blow, saying he's not the one who ran against obama in 2008. well, the candidates also had a bizarre exchange with sanders blasting clinton for praising henry kissinger. your voice, your vote. abc's maryalice parks has more >> reporter: thanks, reena and kendis. after the last dem debate the clinton campaign said that bernie sanders had failed the commander in chief test. tonight he went after one of hillary clinton's foreign policy
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he said henry kissinger was tied to violence in cambodia, failed deals was china, trade. hillary clinton in turn asked who advises the senator on foreign policy at all? there was this trading of jabs on foreign policy. we asked the sanders campaign manager here in the spin room who advises the senator on foreign policy. the answer we got back was that they would get us a list soon. also noteworthy, hillary really leaned in hard on to this criticism that bernie sanders has in the past criticized president obama. >> what i am concerned about is not disagreement on issues saying that this is what i'd rather do. i don't agree with the president on that. calling the president weak, calling him a disappointment. those kinds of personal assessments and charges are ones that i find particularly troubling. >> i have been a strong ally on him -- with him on virtually every issue.
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disagree with the president? have you ever disagreed with a president? >> senator -- >> i suspect you may have. >> reporter: bernie sanders called those attack lines a low blow. reena, kendis? >> thank you so much. with the south carolina republicans are stepping up attacks on one another. after his blowout victory in new hampshire, donald trump now so confident he says he's only going to run positive ads, but his rivals are trying their best to turn up the heat. chief? another country is not foreign policy experience. >> jeb now says he's embracing the establishment label and his brother former president george w. bush plans to campaign for him in south carolina next week, however, still holding a healthy lead in the polls. move on now to extreme weather. states in the deep freeze. and one of those states is pennsylvania. it's looking like this. water main burst, the ice coating everything. it's not going to melt anytime
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along with the cold, there's snow in the forecast in the east. listen up to justin povick at accuweather. good morning, justin. >> reena, kendis, thanks and good morning to you, as well. we are following the coldest air of the season. now it's been cold already. so take it down a few more notches and we're talking temperatures now running some 20 to even 30 degrees below normal. we're going to be following this front as it works its way south and east. the coldest of the air arriving later on tonight and heading into the weekend for the interstate 95 corridor cities from d.c. northbound to boston. along the front there could be a brief burst of snow, as well which could drop a quick inch or two. we are also concerned about some very, very heavy rain which will be impacting the northwest through sunday. potentially up to 6 inches, along with gusty winds. reena, kendis, back to you. >> thank you. federal investigators launching another search for a ship that sank during a
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the ntsb is organizing the the second search for "el faro" in april. investigators hope to locate the freighter's data recorder, something that was not found in a previous search. the bodies of 33 crew members were never found after the ship disappeared during a category 4 hurricane. police arrested five people in connection with a deadly gas explosion that rocked a new york city neighborhood last year leveling three buildings. prosecutors say two people, a restaurant worker and a diner, died because of greed. abc's ron claiborne has more. >> reporter: it began with a fiery explosion. flames engulfing three apartment buildings. and in just a few hours, all of it gone. two lives lost, dozens displaced. the building's owner, her son and two contractors were arrested and charged with manslaughter. accused of tampering with gas lines in their rush to rent apartments for up to $6,000 a month. >> when greed guides the decisions and respect for human
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result. >> reporter: nearly one year later, the two people who died are still remembered here at the site. prosecutors say the contractors illegally jerry-rigged the gas lines twice. first, with dangerous flexible hoses, shown in this photo, to supply gas to the apartments above. and later, allegedly tapping into the gas lines of the neighboring building and hiding it all from inspectors. they say the day of the deadly fire, the owner's son and the lead contractor went to investigate the odor of gas in the basement. >> they smelled the gas and then they sprinted out of the building without alerting people in the restaurant. >> reporter: minutes later, the gag ignited. and the motive for allegedly tampering with those gas lines? prosecutors say the building had already failed one inspection and that the owner wanted to get those renters into the building as soon as possible and not wait months for the next inspection. all four of those suspects charged with manslaughter pleaded not guilty in court. ron claiborne, abc news, new york. southern california families forced from their homes because
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breathing a sigh of relief. a well leaking natural gas since october has been capped. at least temporarily. residents say that the fumes caused headaches, nausea, nosebleeds and other symptoms. the leak still needs a cement seal before it's permanently plugged. and staying in the west, a national wildlife refuge in oregon will remain closed for weeks now that an armed standoff there is over. the last four holdouts who had occupied the refuge for 41 days surrendered peacefully yesterday. they were arrested and will make appearances in court today. their dispute was over federal control of public lands. the mayor of cleveland has apologized to the family of tamir rice for billing the family for his final ambulance ride to the hospital. 12-year-old rice was fatally shot by cleveland police two years ago while playing with a pellet gun. this week rice's family was billed $500 for ambulance services. mayor frank jackson said that should never have happened. >> at no time did we intend to
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bill. >> jackson said the bill had been automatically generated and that the claim has been closed. rice's family has filed a federal lawsuit against cleveland's police and the officers involved in the incident. a better story from ohio. a father of two there has good samaritans to thank for saving his life. charlie cottrell knew he had a faulty exhaust system on his car but didn't realize how faulty it actually was. while heading to work, he passed out from carbon monoxide poisoning. his car running off the road. fortunately for him jessica farley there, a mcdonald's employee, and another woman stopped to help. farley used her son's baseball bat to break the window. she got cottrell out and started ed cpr. >> i kept saying, sir, can you hear me? if you can, squeeze my hand. nothing. he was just lifeless. >> wow. still emotional for her clearly. cottrell was taken to the hospital.
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his sister stopped into farley's mcdonald's to personally thank them for what they did. farley says that she hopes to meet cottrell one day soon. >> that would be such a sweet reunion. >> an emotional one. >> so emotional. i can see why. now to the tale of a man on a mcdonald's mission in england. james weir decided to eat at every single mcdonald's location in london in one day and share it on youtube. and he would try something different at each restaurant. he called it his mcmarathon, clever, huh. >> he started at 8:00 a.m. eating seven different breakfast items before 10:30 in the morning. he wasn't exactly loving it. after several hours, but weir made it to all 46 restaurants. no word yet on what mcdonald's thinks of the mcmarathon. >> in london you can't get breakfast all day. >> you cannot? >> no, but he did spend $130 on food and $30 on transportation, and he ate 46 meals. that's a good deal. >> 46 meals. man, he spent the next few days
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>> he got flushed and started to shake, actually. >> oh, really? >> yeah, true story. coming up, a couple of potential date movies from "insomniac theater." also ahead, multiple challenges for parents with multiple children. why going from one to two or more feels so much harder today than it did in generations past. more than three years after the sandy hook tragedy, why one of the youngest victims is being remembered at this year's grammy awards. but i got to say things are looking beautiful in some parts of the map. >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by woolight darks. everyone loves the way dark clothes make them feel. that feeling to fade. that's why there's woolite darks. it's free of harsh ingredients, keeping dark clothes looking like new for 30 washes
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shows the dog being whisked to safety and reunited with its family. they all got out safely. but thanks to a working smoke detector. folks, so important to check your smoke detector and the carbon monoxide detector. >> glad to see the dog got out safely as well as the humans. it's been more than three years since the massacre at sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut. and one of those young victims is being remembered in a special way. >> the memory of a little girl rekindled by her father at this year's grammy awards. here's abc's david muir. >> ready and go. come now almighty king remember the voice of ana marquez green. just 6 years old when she was killed in her classroom at sandy hook elementary in newtown. she was the daughter of jazz saxophonist jimmy green. >> ana loved to live. she was a beautiful little girl. >> reporter: jimmy turned to his music to deal with his grief. >> music is a language in and of itself.
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kind of picks up where words leave off. >> reporter: writing a song called "ana's way." ana had a way about her >> reporter: eventually recording an album "beautiful life" to honor ana's life. with help from more than 40 musicians and technicians who volunteered their time. >> they said, you know, we want to donate the production of a recording at whatever time you feel that you're able to do it. >> reporter: that album now nominated for two grammys. >> if ana's life had been longer, she would have found herself on records because she had a beautiful voice. she loved to perform. she loved who she was. she was a very proud little girl. >> reporter: now hoping she
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amen >> reporter: david muir, abc news, new york. >> still so heart-wrenching when you see these beautiful faces and you talk about it. what a great gesture from her father. they've started the ana grace project which is to help children who love the arts and so they're hoping to build that up. the father says he's very honored that there's this grammy nod, but he says he wished it never had happened. that he never had to put out this album. >> we know who we'll be rooting for on monday night at the grammys. >> true. on a side note, we should point out tonight, diane has a really special interview on "20/20" with the parents of one of the killers of columbine. interesting "20/20" coming up. we'll be right back. on "20/20" with the parents of one of the killers of
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oh, child, things are going to get easier oh child things are going to get easier >> yeah. >> isn't it? >> speaking of children, kim kardashian opened up a firestorm of controversy when she recently opened up that going from one child to two has been genuinely tough on her. >> it's kind of hard to sympathize with someone who has millions of dollars and domestic help at her disposal. but it does raise a legitimate issue about modern parenting. >> reporter: kim kardashian has
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tv, fashion and social media. but going from one baby to two, that's something she says she's still trying to master. posting this week, i get no sleep, in reference to balancing the needs of her newborn son with those of her toddler daughter, north west. one is like one, repeating something she says her mother once told heifer. two are like 20, every waking second that i'm not with the baby, i'm with north. i feel like i go into overdrive to give my daughter attention and make her feel loved. >> this is exactly what you want your reality stars to be like. relatable. in this post, kim kardashian proved she's just like every other mother out there, completely overwhelmed by taking care of kids. >> reporter: the strain from becoming a second time mom is far from uncommon. according to a 2015 study conducted by the university of michigan, 65% of women are likely to be less happy in the first year or two after the birth of their second child. nicole knows the stress of going
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the new york mom says she was just getting into a routine with her first born max when she ago. >> mornings used to be really easy. my son would wake up and we would do breakfast for him and get him off to school. now it's a lot of preparing at night to get the toddler out the door and then start things all over again with a newborn. >> reporter: parenting experts say the key for moms like kim kardashian and nicole is to enlist help from a babysitter or family members, spend time with mommy friends who understand the stress, and schedule some me time on a regular basis. >> if your older child is feeling jealous or left out, you can always make them feel included in taking care of the baby. %-p>> so you're the only mom on the set that i know of. what do you think? >> it is. it's true. i think when you have two or more, it's so much harder and you don't realize it when you have one.
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>> that's a little understated. >> a little understated. >> subtle. >> i like your socks. time now for "insomniac theater." previewing two movies for valentine's day. potential date movies. >> it's valentine's weekend? we start with the zany sequel, ben stiller and owen wilson star in "zoolander 2" and an opposing company tries to run them out of the business as derek zooland feels he may have lost his touch. >> you're derek zoolander.
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star in midair with a look. i was there. >> that's not me anymore. >> yes, it is. >> hey, flash me that beautiful look. give me that incredible magnum. >> no. >> wait, no. >> magnum, now! >> oh! >> come on. >> the all-star cast wasn't enough to persuade critics to even like zoolander 2." i like that clip, which has only scored 39% on rotten tomatoes. kevin fallon "the daily beast" says the film's trans jokes do offend. even worse they're dumb. from "entertainment weekly," embarrassing, lazy, aggressively unfunny. the only good news is that at the pace the franchise is moving, we won't get another "zoolander 3" till 2030. >> next lessons in love from "how to be single." dakota johnson's character
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boyfriend when she moves to new york joining wild child rebel wilson who introduces her to the decadence of single life in the big city. >> if tom texts you which he won't because it's still daylight, wait four hours to responds. >> i won't -- >> anything sooner implies you're needy and co-dependent and only capable of a single hookup. when you respond, do not respond in full sentences. if you use an emoji, i will punch you. >> fine. >> well, she did as it turns out use an emoji. yes, she did get punched. the critics giving it 60% on rotten tomatoes. nick writes in "variety" that the film plays like a condensed slap dash version of "section and the city" inspiring unflattering comparisons to the escapades of carrie bradshaw and company.
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at least it has good intentions. then again, you know what they say about the road to hell. >> ouch. >> i'd go see that one. that looks like a fun movie. >> i like rebel. >> rebel is amazing. > might be fun. >> yeah. now, your pantsuit on the other. please don't go to the theater in that. >> this is the reason i'll be alone on sunday.
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making news in america this morning -- candidates clash. bernie sanders and hillary clinton go head to head on stage. criticizing each other's records. plus, the republicans also other. frozen over. prolonged blast of arctic air. bringing sub zero temperatures and dangerous wind chills to more than 20 states. a remarkable rescue on police dash cam. the officer pulling the victim of a terrible high-speed crash away from the flaming wreckage. and going west. kanye's massive event. the buzz overnight surrounding
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