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racial language about takers and losers. they demonize president obama and encourage the ugliest impulses of the paranoid fringe. this kind of hatred and bigotry has no place in our politics or our country. >> reporter: clinton and bernie sanders with their eye on the same prize, the african-american vote. >> you can't just show up at election time and say the right things. and think that's enough. >> reporter: but her speech nearly derailed by a coughing fitted that went on more than four minutes. >> too much -- >> reporter: sanders attending a prayer breakfast in south carolina. >> if we didn't scream, does anybody here think we have an african-american as president of the united states today? >> reporter: but before south carolina, the primary this saturday in nevada. clinton has had field offices on the ground there longer. she's got more volunteers than bernie sanders. but her campaign is telling me
tight race. they say it all comes down to turnout. cecilia vega, abc news, new york. apple has been ordered to help the fbi hack into the phone left by one of the san bernardino shooters. prosecutors say they've been unable to access syed farook's device because they don't know its passcode. a federal judge says apple must supply highly specialized software to get around a self-destruct feature. 14 people died in the isis-inspired terror attack. an emotional return last night in paris. the american band eagles of death metal finished its concert cut short by the terror attack in november. abc's alex march quardt was there. >> reporter: it was an emotional return to paris for eagles of death metal. three months after 90 people were killed, the band played to a sold out house. outside the famous olympia
blocked off. some did stay away. the wounds and the nerves still raw. but there were free tickets for survivors of the attack as well as therapists at the ready in case of panic. but it was a different venue this time and no direct references were made to that deadly night. though the significance was lost on no one. >> let's take a moment to remember. >> reporter: for the eagles of death metal and many here, it was a moment to remember and try to move on. >> reporter: like for marine, who gave her november concert killed. >> and i wish he was here and i wish he was here instead of me, but i felt so happy to be in the room surrounded by people. >> reporter: the band said they wanted to come back to paris to finish their concert. they did that and more. clearly, a moment of closure for
alex marquardt, paris. mechanics at united airlines authorized a strike. among the disagreement is a two-tier pay school which gives new workers less pay and sick leave. there are several hurdles before a walkout can happen. the current events seem to be happening an impact on the export of russian vodka. those exports were down 40% last year and now at the lowest level in a decade. the overall decrease in sales across the west is most dramatic in ukraine where relations with russia are at an all-time low. consumers are kurnd off its products. >> there's a lot of other good volunteered cass on the market. >> other than russian vodka? >> tito's, down in texas, right? i'm obsessed during commercial
>> but the russians make such great vodka. we hope things normalize so they can -- >> what about bacardi? >> that's rum. >> you can switch to rum. >> in the meantime, drink wine. there will probably be vodka around on the night of thes on carr oscars. >> the ladies will be getting a little something extra. a second gift bag. worth about $22,000 each. among the gifts in there, a trip to a caribbean island. some saving cards and makeup and earrings. >> the celebrity gifting company that puts the extra bag together is also auctioning off thel one of them. the proceeds will go to a women's cancer charity. of course, the oscars will be february 28th right here on abc. >> i should point out really quickly that one of the interesting items, $275 toilet papers. >> is that like extra fluffy? >> yeah. it's cloud-like tissue is what
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pope francis travels to the border with texas today in one of the highest profile moments of his week-long visit to mexico. the streets of juarez have been packed with police and mexican soldiers ahead of the papal visit. pope francis is going to use a specially built ramp to walk up as close as possible to the texas border and offer a blessing to all those gathered on the texas side. big moment for both sides. we are learning new details about an apparent air scare suffered by the pilots of the pope's plane as it approached mexico city last week. >> newly recorded recordings say the cockpit was struck by a ground-based laser. >> reporter: the vat began flag flu from the jet after it landed in mexico.
a warning to the pope's plane. >> we're hearing information 12:00 about we have a laser beam pointing to us, a green laser beam. >> i had the same thing. >> reporter: the pope's airbus a-330 was following other aircraft over downtown mexico city when a voice on the atc recording identifies himself as the pope's pilot says he was hit, too. >> for information, we have a laser shining at us from our left about 9:00 position. >> reporter: the worry? these laser strikes can temporarily blind or disable a pilot. in this case, the landing was without incident. abc news, david kerley. >> the british pilot association want the lasers to be considered an offensive weapon. >> trying to ban sales of them. coming up in our next half hour, backlash over what's
>> who's coy boye cotting carrier air conditioning after the company's decision to ship 1400 jobs to mexico. donald trump is firing off to the company. the top dog this year. what we're finding out about the best in show at last night's westminster kennel club competition. you're watching "world news
you ain't nothing but a hound dog crying all the time you ain't nothing but a hound dog crying all the time you ain't no friend of mine >> it wasn't really a hound dog but this morning america is waking up with a brand-new top dog. >> but that is one of my favorite elvis presley songs. >> good song.
last night the german shorthaired pointer took home best in show at the 140th westminster kennel club competition. asbestos's jesse palmer reports on all the excitement. >> reporter: the contestants may be cute -- >> what a beautiful mover. >> reporter: -- but the competition is always fierce. >> this is like the super bowl. it's like the world series for us. if you get here and win, it's like nothing else in the world. >> reporter: i'm at the 140th westminster dog show. there are over 3,000 dogs here and all competing for one thing and one thing only. best in show. like any pageant, the come competitor's beauty routines -- >> shampoo for an hour. and then it takes five hours to force dry every cord to get it dry. >> reporter: there are plenty of divas on hand. >> this dog cannot only just look beautiful in the ring, but
>> reporter: looks so nice and docile and gentle. >> she like's mcdonald's. that's her favorite. >> reporter: what's the order? >> plain cheeseburgers and chicken mcnuggets. >> reporter: me, too. there are also newcomers, including the french. >> we're about to jump out of our skin to just being here. >> reporter: and the spanish waterdog. >> this is wire fox terrier. >> reporter: then there are the tried and true favorites. the wire fox terrier is often top dog. the breed has won best in show 14 times. and this time around, classic german shepherd, rumor. >> beautiful. >> reporter: -- is a crowd favorite. in the end, only one dog could be best in show. >> best in show dog tonight for 2016 is the german shorthaired painter. >> the german shorthaired pointer, c.j.! >> reporter: i can safely say all the contestants are pretty adorable. >> this makes my day. >> reporter: i'm jesse palmer,
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okay. time now for "the mix." what if we changed the elections a little bit -- >> please. >> -- allowed everyone on facebook. if we allowed everyone on facebook, "likes" on south carolina. see the colors there? >> yeah. >> ben carson is in blue. he would take a majority, pretty much all of the state. the orange you see there is trump in those little outer areas. >> all those counties? >> all those counties based on facebook "likes." people in south carolina seem to like ben carson with a splintering of trump. let's head over to nevada.
state, right? people focusing on that. >> i love how interactive. >> you push it on there. again, the orange is donald trump and the blue is ben carson. and that little bit of purple is actually bernie sanders. isn't that interesting? these are facebook "likes". >> these are based on facebook "likes"? >> yeah. >> first of all, i think ben carson would like us to change the way we vote. so, i think this is a perfect excuse to make a trip to australia. take a look at these fantastic doughnuts. in is from a doughnut shop in brisbane, australia, called doughnut time. they're celebrating their one year. they decided to invite some 20 different bakers to come up with different concoctions. they're amazing. doughnut in the shape of chocolate, potato chip.
>> oh, man, is that bananas? is that like a boston cream pie, australian style? >> i did look it up. not to be a buzz kill. >> is that looks delicious. >> 2,000 calories apiece. >> that's okay. we'll split it four ways. 500 apiece. that's nothing. do they deliver, that's the big question? >> hopefully. we'll try to make it work out. >> i'd love that. my birthday is coming up in april. >> duly noted. a day. he does doodles. this is a path he took around. this is what an app -- this gps app creates these doodles. he's gone around. he's a cyclist. >> that takes a lot of work. >> he's got these cool drawings based on an app. the guy is steven lund from british columbia. you can see them at
this morning on "world news now" -- south carolina battle, with hillary clinton and donald trump leading in the polls. which candidates are promising political surprises before the primaries? the latest bombshells from the campaign. courtroom drama. the notorious suspected serial killer now on trial in california. the investigation going back decades, leading up to the case. the scary scene at a sfam mouse ski resort. >> the 11-year-old boy dangling from a chair lift. what led up to this heart-stopping scene.
something very private and emotional on national tv. the tearful moment in the "the skinny" on this wednesday, february 17th. >> announcer: from abz, c news, this is "world news now." hi, everyone. good morning on this wednesday. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm reena ninan. we begin with the latest appeal on the campaign trail. candidates scrambling for support before voters in two states ahead of the polls. >> hillary clinton is holding a commanding lead over bernie sanders in south carolina. but the race is much closer in nevada. and donald trump is at the top of the republican field. take a look at the latest numbers. ted cruz a distant second, followed by marco rubio and jeb bush. abc's lana zak is covering the candidates on both sides. >> we have come a long in south carolina. we'll surprise people here.
democrats, it was back to their bases on the campaign trail. >> you can't just show up at election time and say the right things and think that's enough. >> reporter: democrats bernie sanders and hillary clinton battling over the african-american vote, while the republicans were focused on the second amendment and the military. >> as president you can talk a good game. every word is listened to. if you don't have a military to back it up, it's dangerous. >> reporter: bush tweeting this photo of a gun with his name printed on it, along with one word, america. the gop candidates lobbying reer to ral grenades at one another. marco rubio taking on ted cruz -- >> ted voted for rand paul's budget which reduced defense spending. i'm not going to do that when i'm president. >> when radical islamic terrorist wage jihad on united states, the answer is not to tweet insults at them. >> reporter: and donald trump taking on everyone, including president obama, who said this earlier. >> i continue to believe mr. trump will not be president.
a lot of faith in the american people. >> this man has done such a bad job, he set us back so far, and for him to say that actually is a great compliment f you want to know the truth. >> reporter: and the biggest bombshell on the campaign trail came from donald trump. he fanned the fire of some conspiracy theorists by suggesting the death of supreme court justice antonin scalia may have been caused by foul play. reena, kendis? >> thank you. speaking of supreme court justice scalia, he will be laid to rest on saturday as the political bickering intensifies up over his replacement. the seat scalia occupied for 30 years now draped in black. scalia will lie in repose at the supreme court friday, and a private funeral mass will be held the next morning. senate republicans still want the next president to nominate a replacement, but president obama isn't backing down. >> i intend to nominate somebody, to present them to the american people, to present them
i expect them to hold hearings. i expect there to be a vote. >> when he was asked if he was leaning toward nominating a moderate to replace scalia, the president bluntly said no. but he promised it will be somebody who is well qualified. new signs this morning of the growing tension between north and south korea. in a show of force, four american f-22 stealth fighters have flown over south korea. north korea is expected to view the arrival of the planes as a direct threat. tensions between the two countries boiled over after the north fired a long-range rocket earlier this month. and we're learning this morning that the obama administration had a fallback plan if the iran nuclear talks fell through. according to "the new york times," the u.s. had an elaborate cyber attack planned. night row zues, as it was called, would have disabled iran's air defenses, communication systems and even the power grid and given
war in the talks were not successful. "el faro" went down during a hurricane last october with 33 people on board. during yesterday's testimony it was revealed the captain e-mailed superiors asking whether he should change routes because of the storm. the hearing is expected to last two weeks. now under way in los angeles the trial of a notorious murder suspect known as the grim sleeper. lonnie franklin jr. is accused of killing ten women, the youngest victim just 10 years old. here's abc's matt gutman. >> reporter: in court the prosecution claimed franklin was something other than an auto mechanic. >> we'll tell the story of a serial killer who stalked the streets of south los angeles. >> reporter: he's accused of violating then murdering ten women since 1985. he's now allegedly linked to six more deaths. he has pleaded not guilty. between 1988 and 2002 the
dormant earning the moniker grim sleeper. monique was just 18 when her father last saw her walk to the store. >> he kept her from coming home. >> reporter: what finally led franklin to his suburban door was dna, but not his own. his dna was not in databases but his son's was. so investigators trailed franklin until they got a sample. >> a slice of pizza, i think a fork, a napkin. >> reporter: when they raided his home in 2010, they found pictures of hundreds of other women. cold case investigators say among the women he photographed were several others he suspected of killing. now, police have managed to identify some of those women, but not all of them. if convicted, franklin faces the death penalty. matt gutman, abc news, los angeles. it appears a sexual assault case against bill cosby is going to proceed. a suburban philadelphia judge denied the comedian's appeal of the judge's refusal to dismiss
cosby's lawyers insist he had a promise from a previous district attorney that he would never be charged. cosby could get ten years in prison if he's convicted. a new recommendation this morning in the effort to detect autism earlier. a leading u.s. advisory panel concluded there's no need to screen all children between 18 and 30 months old. the independent group of experts say more research is needed to assess the benefits and harms of universal screening. but parents are advised to keep an eye out for the early signs of autism. despite all the attention, the tap water in flint, michigan, still isn't safe. recent tests show lead levels in hundreds of home are twice as high as hazardous waste. and public health investigators warn that may be too high for water filters to handle. a study finds flint residents have been paying the highest rates in the country for their unsafe water. for some folks in florida, life will never be the same again after today when the florida lottery introduces
massive powerball jackpot. the jackpot grew to just under $1.6 billion for the january 13th drawing. today we're going to learn the identity of second of three winners. whoever it is stands to claim more than $528 million. in the meantime, john and lisa robinson of tennessee were the first to claim their share of the jackpot. their check said nearly $529 million. but they took the lump sum which came to $328 million. don robinson tells us their lives have been chaotic since going public. they've received lots of letters asking for money. he says he's looking forward to doing some traveling, buying a farm and a horse for his daughter. >> it was really moving when they came forward because they said they're going to live in their same house. i believe it was them who said their daughter had a lot of student loans that they wanted to help pay off. they seemed very down to earth. >> i think those student loans will be just fine.
nation's most prestigious dog show. this is c.j., the german shorthaired pointer. >> beating out more than 2700 other dogs to claim the title. this, by the way, is the 18th time his career -- in his career that he's won a top show prize. >> winning runs in c.j.'s family, his grandma was one of two previous to win at westminster kennel club. c.j. has a busy day ahead of him. he'll be on "good morning america" and have the traditional winner's lunch right here in new york. >> and then maybe he can go to disneyland. >> i don't know if that's on the -- i'm curious to know if "good morning america" if they have doggy treats. what do you have in the green room when the big dog comes? >> and who picks up his poop? coming up in "the skinny," unforgettable moments involving ryan reynoldses and hugh jackman. oprah winfrey's diet plans and secret weapons. it's not weight watchers and
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>> boom. falls down 30 feet to the ground. the operator shut down the lift. and he and others grabbed a tarp just in time to catch the 11-year-old boy. thankfully thankfully, he wasn't injured. in fact, he was smiling. which is something i wouldn't have been if it was me or my child. >> not at all. i would be so terrified. wow. >> this is why i don't go skiing, kendis. >> that's the reason? >> well, it was this and then one of the kennedys who had an unfortunate accident on the slopes and then there was sonny. remember sonny? it. well, thank you for that uplifting note this morning. opening arguments begin today in a trial related to the huge gulf oil spill nearly six years ago. a former rig supervisor faces a pollution charge for the millions of gallons of oil that poured into the gulf of mexico.
signs of trouble before the well blowout. without another corporation in the cross-hairs over a theme resonating over the campaign trail. >> carrier is facing a growing list of companies and individuals boycotting the 102-year-old company over its decision to move 1400 jobs to mexico. abc's clayton sandell with the latest. >> reporter: it is the moment hundreds of indiana factory workers learned they're losing their jobs. >> the best way to stay competitive and protect the business for long term is to move production from our facility in indianapolis to mont monterrey, mexico. >> reporter: posted by an employer of carrier being told they're too expensive. >> our people make better than $20 an hour average. the wages they'll pay in mexico is $3 an hour.
positions are about to join a two-decade manufacturing exodus that's seen 1 million jobs move south of the border. >> i want to be clear, this is strictly a business decision. >> reporter: that decision is now drawing fire from the campaign trail. >> we're going to tax you when those air conditioners come. so stay where you are or build in the united states. >> reporter: carrier says it's offering benefits, severance packages, even money for college. >> i'm just trying to support my family. i'm just trying to survive. >> reporter: for workers, who starting next year, will be phased out. clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> sad story for so many of these people. when we come back, why ronda rousey broke down in tears on tv. and why vanessa hudgens is now under criminal investigation.
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killing myself. in that exact is second i'm like, nothing. what do i do anymore? and no one gives a [ bleep ] about me anymore without this. and, to be honest, i looked up and i saw my man. travis was standing there and i looked up at him and i was just like, i need to have his babies. i need to stay alive. >> she continues to recover from her injuries and is expected to return to the octagon in november. she tells ellen, i want to fight holly. i want to beat her and make everything right again. >> you don't think about how serious these athletes take their sport. and suicide, that's very serious. >> i've got to tell you, she posted a photo of her appearance on "ellen" on her instagram and i was looking at the 3,000 comments. people are hateful. a lot of hater against her. >> but she was on "ellen" and i love ellen. she handled that so beautifully.
a couple of actors making headlines. >> grabbing the interview's chair and asking only the most im >> do you ever age? >> not since 2008. >> gorgeous. >> you're a two-time tony winner winner, an oscar nominated winner. how much of hugh jackman's success is raw talent and how much is just advantageous bone structure? >> thank you. coming from sexiest man alive 2012 -- >> '10. and '08. >> and '08? >> yeah. >> pretty funny. who's hotter? >> it's a tie. it's a tie. >> come on! >> no, but i am partial to hugh jackman. >> he's your hall pass. the titleholders continue to gush over each other. in recent weeks they've engaged in a public feud over their comic book characters, dead pool for ryan and wolverine. >> next to a valentine's love
>> talking about vanessa hudgens and her actor boyfriend oscar butler thought it would be cute and a nice idea to do this. scrawl their names into one of the nation's most treasured rock formations of the national forest in sedona, arizona. and then sharing it with millions of followers on social media. >> the problem here, though, federal officials call this vandalism. no charges have been filed yet but there is an investigation under way. the penalty could be a fine up to $5,000, even six months in jail. folks, don't do it. don't go to the lincoln memorial and carve your name on lincoln's foot. >> the statue of liberty. >> bad idea. finally, hello, it's not me. >> 22-year-old eleanor of sweden insists she didn't see it at first until people started mistaking her on social media for adele. check it out. the side-by-side comparison. that's her on the left and adele
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wowing us in a red dress on instagram instagram. her weight loss efforts showing big results. >> i lost 26 pounds and i have eaten bread every single day. >> reporter: oprah joining spiritual guru and author of super genes deepak chopra on a 21-day meditation challenge, called shedding the weight, mind, body and spirit. a method some claim can help with weight loss. >> we're also introducing the idea of shedding emotional baggage, which frequently is the cause of weight gain. >> reporter: according to oprah, this discovery program has helped her gain insight into her struggle with weight loss, saying, i have learned that weight can affect more than just our physical being. researchers continue to study the link between meditation and weight loss. while there's some evidence that meditation can help people lose weight, it's still too early to make solid conclusions. yet deepak chopra claims there's a connection and it works.
levels of cortisol, which is a stress hormone. when you have stress, then you accumulate belly fat. >> reporter: many nutritionist say it takes a change in diet. >> meditation alone won't take off the weight. it's important to pay attention to the type of food, the portion and then you can really, really focus on weight loss. >> reporter: still, anyone can meditate. and this, the tenth meditation from chopra and winfrey, will be sure to add inspiration to those trying to shed the pounds. >> let's let 2016 be the year of our best bodies. >> reporter: linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> i'm aboard, oprah, 2016. way. >> we both do their meditation. >> yeah, it's a good one. >> i've been doing it for weeks and i haven't lost a single pound. >> really? even if your buddhist monk outfit on? >> that's awe true picture of me meditating.
good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. here are some of the headlines we're following on this "world news now" -- final farewell, justice scalia will lie in repose. president obama is vowing to nominate a replacement, setting the stage for a bitter political fight. details ahead. the american band eagles of death metal returned to a paris stage to finish a concert. the crowd included hundreds from the attack. there are major delays
after a rock slide shut down interstate 70, it will be more than a week before it's completely reopened. drivers face a four-hour detour. a german shorthaired pointer c.j. was named best in show at the westminster dog show right here in new york. it's the 18th time in his show career that 3-year-old c.j. has won a top prize. those are some of our top stories on this wednesday, february 17th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." popular dog. >> i wondered how he could be 3 years old and win 18 shows but they say there are other shows. we're start with the battle that could tip the balance of the supreme court. >> the vacant share of supreme court justice antonin scalia has been draped in black in his honor and will be laid to rest on saturday. abc's jonathan karl has more of the arrangements and the
>> reporter: it will be the great hall of the supreme court, where antonin scalia's body will lie in repose friday, not far from that chair, now cloaked in black he used for 30 years as a justice. in california, president obama paid tribute to scalia as a supreme court giant, but also made it clear he's ready to fight to replace him. >> i intend to nominate somebody, to present them to the american people, to present them to the senate. i expect them to hold hearings. i expect this there to be a vote. >> reporter: but republicans remain dug in, insisting the next president should replace scalia. president reagan's nominee, anthony kennedy, was confirmed in february 1988 but kennedy's case is an unusual one. the vacancy came the previous
powell resigned. reagan then nominated the less-controversial kennedy in november 1987. the senate confirmed him three months later, 97-0. democrats say with 11 months left in obama's presidency, there's plenty of time to confirm a justice. president obama was asked if people should assume that he's going to nominate a moderate to replace scalia, somebody who would have support from republicans. the president said we should make no assumption on who we will nominate expect it will be someone who is well qualified. jonathan karl, abc news, the white house. after trading insulting with his republican rivals, donald trump is now sparring with president obama. trump criticized the president after he predicted voters will not elect him and trump was in rare form at a rally in south carolina, when he was interrupted by a protester. supporters who escorted the demonstrator out were invited to the stage to speak. >> if it wasn't for mr. trump
have. >> looks like the son of joe the plumber. >> trump is 16 points ahead of ted cruz in the latest south carolina poll, followed by marco rubio and jeb bush. >> on the democratic side, hillary clinton has a big lead over bernie sanders in south carolina, but it's a much closer race in nevada. clinton spent much of the day making her case to african-american voters. she met with black leaders in new york city and vowed to protect economic opportunities and voting rights of african-americans. sanders, in the meantime, attended a prayer breakfast with african-american ministers in south carolina and net with the daughter of police chokehold victim eric garner and later traveled to atlanta where he spoke to thousands of young voters. many from historically black colleges. another setback for bill cosby. a suburban philadelphia judge won't dismiss the sexual assault charges against the comedian,
of a deal more than a decade ago to prevent criminal prosecution. that means that for now the case can proceed with a preliminary hearing in three weeks. the 78-year-old tv star faces convicted. george gaines, an actor with a long resume, but little name recognition, has died. you'll recognize his face. gaines played the bewildered commander in all seven police academy movies and he was punky brewster's adoptive father on that '80s sitcom. he was cast in 35 movies, in addition to work on stage. he passed away on monday. he was 98 years old. >> didn't you watch this after school, punky brewster? every time i turn around you never saw that show? >> i am scared. >> that was a classic. >> every time -- >> it's a classic, pucky brewster. pig tails. >> unlike your singing, that's
>> spare america. today a much anticipated visit to the pope's visit to mexico as he visits a u.s. border and takes for the first time a trip. he publicly showed signs of irritation here. imagine that. there was some overeager fans that nearly toppled him. he said in spanish, quote, don't be selfish. we're learning new details about an apparent laser strike on the pope's plane as it came in for a landing in mexico city last week. a newly released audio ground control can be heard warning the pilots about the strike. the worry is the pilots can be blinded by the bright light, but the pope's plane landed without incident. nearly every major u.s. airline plans to apply for flights to cuba now that the two countries have signed an agreement restoring commercial travel. travelers will have to have a reason, other than tourism. for more, here's abc's serena marshall. >> reporter: flying to cuba
the u.s. and cuba for the first time in 50 years signing a deal to allow commercial flights between the two countries. >> it represents a critically important milestone in the united states' continued efforts to engage with cuba and normalize our relations. >> reporter: no longer requiring costly inconvenient charter flights. travelers can visit the once forbidden island like any other international destination. daily flights from the u.s. could take off as early as this fall but it's not just travel that's getting easier. >> we are committed to be able to trade with the two countries. >> reporter: it's getting easier to do business. the treasury department allowing a u.s.-owned tractor company to open a factor in cuba. the first since the revolution. for the company's co-owner, it's personal. >> i was born and raised there. >> reporter: the cuban minister will meet with u.s. secretary of commerce later this morning for a second round of talks discussing even more oppounits.
everday. sere rsha, a ws, shinon. tha youo ch. woul lov too tocu. >> it'such beaiful couny. i've been once. i can imagine a lot of people will be getting on planes down there in the fall and winter. so, we mentioned c.j. was best in show at the dog show, at westminster dog show earlier in our headlines. here's a show distinctly different. >> yeah. as opposed to the 140th westminster show, this is the west hamster prestigious but a lot more fun. >> the hamsters show off their agility and coordination. some have more than others, obviously. the hamster show was put together by our friends over at mashable. >> this is clever. come on. very creative, right? >> i'll go for that. >> what are the odds of a second annual west hamster show? >> pretty low.
>> jesse palmer will have full coverage of that. coming up, the toys of tomorrow unveiled today. our toy insider mom is here with fun for all ages. >> she's got some good stuff. also ahead, the hollywood a-listers playing superman and batman. their inside look at super hero adventure. and secrets of the wwe exposed by a couple who have seen serious injuries firsthand. that is after our forecast map. beautiful 56 degrees in great falls. 81 in miami. and if you have beyonce tickets for the miami show, i'm desperate. >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by woolite darks. everyone loves the way dark clothes make them feel. that feeling to fade. woolite darks. it's free of harsh ingredients,
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many turned out for the implosion, even hours and they said it was worth the wait. >> do we have an actual sound effect of what it sounded like? >> is that good? >> i was hoping for a sound effect. >> something like that, kendis. so, there's some criticism this morning that aimed at nfl commissioner roger goodell because of his earnings. the league's newly released tax documents say goodell was paid over $34 million in 2014. more than $26 million of that was a bonus that was negotiated the previous year, 2014 was a difficult year for the nfl as it dealt with a series of high-profile misconduct cases. those obviously didn't affect the commissioner's pay. it's a big corporation. that's what they make. turning now to another stunning headline from the world of sports, one of professional wrestling's biggest stars concussions. are going public with a story
abc has that story. >> reporter: former wrestling superstar daniel bryan and his wife, brie bella, are speaking out, after bryan announced his retirement on stage last week. after a string of concussions. some of those concussions even leading to seizures, something bryan tried to keep private. at first not even telling brie, a wwe total diva and pro wrestler himself. >> i was with him one of his seizures after a concussion. i mean, it scared me so bad. i just -- i lost it. >> i just implored her, please, don't say anything to anybody. if i tell them if i have a concussion, they're not going to let me do what i do anymore. >> a lot of people think pro wrestling is fake. is what you're doing in the ring real? >> it's not real and it's not fake. when you get slammed, you really get slammed. i'm helping him slam me. >> reporter: but you're getting injured? >> yes. >> reporter: last year bryan was sidelined after having surgery
the wwe taking him off the roster. >> referees are taught to look for signs. our talent themselves are made aware of signs in themselves and in each other. >> reporter: as for bryan and bella's future, they're hoping to start a family. for wwe fans, that might mean another retirement announcement. and soon. >> seeing everything he went through with his retirement, i just feel like it's time for me to hang up the boots. it's going to be hard on me as well, but that day is definitely very close. >> reporter: abc news, los angeles. >> we should note that the wwe tells abc news that lawsuit has no merit and they will contest it and fight it vigorously. >> you can see when they watch the wrestling, it's really intense and they do get pounding. >> absolutely. we'll see how that all plays out. coming up, there are only 311 shopping days until christmas. i know you're counting. >> we know the largest annual toy fair in the western hem
giving us a sneak peek of this year's hot christmas gifts. toy insider mom laurie schacht. good morning, laurie. >> good morning. if you take seven football fields, fill them with hundreds of thousands of toys and drop intem into the javitz center in new york city, that's what it's all about. >> that's a lot of toys. >> these are all prototypes. you won't see them until the holidays. this is cool tech for little ones. this is a drum sorter so now we've added some technology. we have some noise. we have -- >> this is a shape. select a game. >> so, put your shape in. and listen. so, we -- the lion. we have shapes, colors, animal and music. we also have different modes of play. you can just put it in. there's quiz mode. now we're in music. go ahead and hit the drums. >> oh! that's great.
so, this is from vtek and our touch and learn activity desk. it's a desk. i've taken the legs off because we're on the table. it also comes with a great little stool. >> how cute. >> whatever you touch, you have all kinds of different modes of play. it's not just that. look what happens. i open this up. this is going to be a chalkboard. now we have a place to hang our art. it's an art studio and tons and tons of storage. >> parents will love that one. >> all right. so, from the lion king, which we all know, there's a new series on disney jr. and it's called the lion guard. kian is the main character and he loves to leap and roar. kian. so, he roars. when he's finished product, he will also respond to all kinds of different gestures. of course, he's going -- >> wow. >> -- to roar and leap. now i want to introduce to you real cooking. this is for our aspiring little chefs.
we have cupcake sets, cake sets, cake pop sets and comes with everything little kids needs with tools just the right size. we have bowls with suction cups on the bottom. we have an egg cracker. also comes with mixes. the only thing you need to add is the milk, the butter and oil. i want you to go ahead and start piping. i'm going to come around here. we have these great cupcakes and kids get all this stuff. they get the frosting, the decorations, the mix. you get to make all of this. >> oh, my good zoons it is so much fun. >> i think the kids could do it better than me. >> that's okay. we'll eat them afterwards. look at these beautiful finished products. and it's just perfect for them. >> throw this on. >> throw them on. >> they love to cook, too. they feel so grown up. >> and it's delicious. all natural. so lionel is known for their trains. train enthusiasts have been following them for over 100 years. there's a brand-new system called mega track. you can build this any way you want.
we have a cool way of attaching your vehicles to the track. it just snaps right on. so, now we have our train. >> wow! >> so, wherever we put this. you can actually put this anywhere you want. >> amazing. >> it's awesome. we could have just held this up and done it. it is really, really cool. and kids are going to love it. now i want to talk to you about star trek. everyone knows the ""uss enterprise"" but it has never flown until now. this is our air hoggs "uss enterprise" which goes where no ship has ever gone before. >> whoa! that's incredible! >> isn't that gorgeous? >> look at it hovering. it's like your own mini drone but inside your house. that's remarkable. >> it is. let's see if i can land this prototype without crashing it. >> whoa! there you go. that's really remarkable. i love these ideas. you always have the best. >> thank you.
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about their intense training with jesse palmer. >> reporter: it's a match-up of epic proportion. >> son of krypton, son of bat. >> reporter: henry kavell shooting up as superman for the second time, facing off against a brand-new batman, ben affleck. batman versus superman, pitting the caped crusader against the man of steel, or soups, as kavell likes to call him. >> easier to say. >> reporter: while mankindero he needs. >> why the bad blood? >> well, i mean, when supes turns up, when he shows himself, he makes a bit of a mess. bruce is one. few people who thinks, i could probably find a way of stopping this guy, if need be. so i think so it's out of just being careful. >> reporter: but super heroes aren't built in a day. the leading men training for a year before stepping into their suits.
i was kind of like, wow, i don't know if i could be in quite that good of shape, but he's definitely set a high bar, but he also has to be in that high alien. i figured i had longer reach. i'm just a man, you know, after all. but putting on about 20 pounds of muscle, which was really hard to do. certainly at my advanced age. >> reporter: jokes aside, affleck admits there is some expectations. >> i really care about it and i want it do do well. i feel like i got to work with some really talented people. i'm really proud of what we were able to do. >> reporter: jesse palmer, abc news, new york. >> going to go see it? >> i am going to go see it. jack? >> let me know. you know how it goes. >> march 25th. >> there's your character. >> oh! when am i going to get my
making news in america this morning, pulling ahead. the primary race showing trump and clinton in the lead among south carolina voters with the president weighing in saying trump will not be president. we're live in washington with the latest. a frank francis. the pope in a rare moment scolds people grabbing him telling the crowd not to be selfish while he gets set for a big day on the border. emotional encore. american band eagles of death metal play again in paris. friends and fans remembering those lost in the terror attacks last november. and ruff road. c.j., the top dog at the