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i'm yasmeen hassan. all eyes are on nevada right now. the state is getting ready for the caucuses next weekend... ...and democratic candidate bernie sanders rallied supporters at bonanza high school today. 13 action news reporter david schuman is live with what the senator had to say on several hot button issues. david. we got here two and a half hours before the event started and the line to get in was already around the corner and down the street. sanders is the self-proclaimed anti establishment candidate and he was embraced inside the bonanza high school gym natvo "bernie! bernie! bernie!" sanders touched on a variety of issues in his speech -- universal healthcare, reforming the criminal justice system, wall street. he joked with the crowd, calling them smart when they booed things like the income gap and sanders' political opponents. saying he wanted to raise minimum wage to 15 dollars an
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overall, sanders projected extreme confidence and portrayed himself as a candidate whose ideas speak for themselves. sot 044804 bernie sanders "everything in my political gut tells me that we have the momentum here in this state." run 8 i mentioned sanders political opponents. he had a few select things to say today about hillary clinton and donald trump. i'll have that in a little bit on 13 action news at 6. reporting live..david schuman 13 action news. meanwhile - democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton hit the campaign trail for a second day in the valley. this afternoon she met with nevada dreamer families at center in sun city summerlin for another campaign event. new information tonight on an early morning shooting. one person is recovering at the hospital after being shot. metro says it happened outside the "deja vu adult emporium,"
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around 12 thirty this morning. officers say the victim is expected to survive. a suspect has already been arrested - and charged with battery with a deadly weapon. no word on what led to the shooting. an update tonight on a deadly shooting here in the valley. the coroner has identified the victim in friday night's shooting as 21-year-old leon max velasquez metro officers responded to reports of a shooting around 11 thirty near lake mead and rancho. when officers got there, they found velasquez shot to death inside of a car. they say the suspect was inside the car before the shooting... ....and then took off.. right now, the search is on for two suspects in a home invasion on west atlantic street in henderson . according to police, one man was shot yesterday. he was taken to sunrise hospital and is in critical condition. 3 kids were also home at the time. thankfully they were not hurt. authorities say it does not look like this was a random home invasion. they are trying to find a man and a woman right now.
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accused hit and run driver who killed a 2 year old girl. daniel garcia-martinez was arrested saturday in the death of evelyn green. the tragic crash happened last week. garcia-martinez is charged with a felony for not stopping at the scene of a fatal accident. his bail has been set at one million dollars. the little girl was playing in the street at the time. many of the greens are in california right now, including her parents. they are preparing for their toddlers funeral which is set to be in los angeles on saturday. a major battle is brewing in washington... this weekend, supreme court justice antonin scalia passed away....and lawmakers are already arguing over who should name his successor. abc's elizabeth hur has the latest. the battle for the bench has already started? (cbs debate) sot - sen. marco rubio / (r) presidential candidate "barack obama would ram down our throat a liberal justice?" sot - donald trump /
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delay." from fighting words in the g-o-p debate last night? to challenges issued this morning. sot - sen. ted cruz / (r) presidential candidate stephanopoulos: does that mean that you're going to filibuster anyone -- anyone that president obama nominates? cruz: absolutely. this hould be a decision for the people, george. sot - gov. john kasich / (r) presidential candidate "i would send somebody. // but the divisions are real. so let's just wait for an sot - sen. bernie sanders / (d) presidential candidate "it is the job of the president of the united states to appoint, nominate members to the supreme court and the senate confirms." sot - hillary clinton / (d) presidential candidate "barack obama is the president of the united states until january 20, 2017 // that's a fact my he died in his sleep saturday at a texas ranch during a quail hunting trip. so what happens now? president obama has already pledged action? sot - president obama "i plan to fulfill my constitutional responsibilities to nominate a successor." but senate republicans quickly
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potential candidates? (gfx) the short list likely includes circuit court judge sri srinivasan - largely considered the frontrunner - and someone republicans like. in the meantime, the court will continue to deliberate and rule - with just eight justices? which could lead to some tie decisions. sot - dan abrams / abc news chief legal analyst "a year or 18 months of four to four decisions - by a divided court is completely unprecedented." elizabeth hur oncam close: the court is set to address major issues including abortion and unions. any four-to-four decisions would mean any lower court ruling - stands. elizabeth hur, abc news, new york. the u-s state department has released over 500 of hillary clinton's work-related emails from her time as secretary of state. parts them were upgraded in classification level -- but none were top secret. the state department also says none of the e-mails were marked "confidential" at the time they were sent. earlier this week a federal judge ordered clinton's remaining e-mails released by the end of the month. that's right before "super
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hold a democratic primary or caucus. right now, a live look outside across the valley. the weather was absolutley beautiful on this valenties day, great for getting outdoors and enjoying the day with loved ones. let's check in with 13 weather first meteorologist karla huelga with what we can expect for tomorrow's holiday. karla warm temps and dry conditions will continue to be the theme through the first part of wednesday. expect high temps in the mid 70s for presidents day and tuesday. you can also expect breezy winds on monday for the las vegas valley and windy conditions for lake mead and the colorado river valley. a lake wind advisory is in effect from early tomorrow through the evening hours. gusts up to about 40 miles per hour can be expected for lake mead and the colorado river
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if you're looking to get out and about with your loved one tonight, there's a few things going on here in the valley to help you celebrate. shake shack is offering up a delicious deal. if you visit a location today, and buy a shake, your date gets one..for free! there are two shake shack locations in the valley. one is at the "new york, new york," and the other is in downtown summerlin! the offer is good for today only. if you want to do something a little different, the mob museum has a cool offer. today, locals can get in for free. out of towners get buy one, get
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the museum is also celebrating it's fourth anniversary. this weekend, they're offering visitors a special preview of the original crime scene evidence from the st. valentine's day massacre. and maybe some of you are going to tie the knot this weekend. you won't be the only ones. the clark county clerk is expecting a busy wedding weekend thanks to valentines and the presidents' day holiday. this picture was tweeted out earlier today. it is the 1,000th marriage license that was issued. the county clerk's office will be giving flowers to every 100-th couple who receives a marriage license the next few days. the days surrounding valentine's day are traditionally the busiest days of the year at the marriage license bureau. they issue around 80 thousand licenses a year! if your weekend travels are taking you to the mountains, be prepared! alot of people are expected to
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today and tomorrow, so get ready for a scene like this. the mt. charleston winter alliance is reminding visitors---you will see alot of traffic delays. the area can see upwards of 25 thousand visitors during any holiday weekend. a virginia man being hailed as a hero tonight. he courageoulsy pulled a total stranger from a burning car. more on his daring rescue, next. coming up, how one incredible high schooler is making this a valentines day to remember for not one, but hundreds of girls. we'll have more on his
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they're one of the wall street banks that triggered the financial meltdown -- goldman sachs. just settled with authorities for their part in the crisis that put seven million out of work
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how does wall street get away with it? millions in campaign contributions and speaking fees. our economy works for wall street because it's rigged by wall street. and that's the problem. as long as washington is bought and paid for, we can't build an economy that works for people. sanders: i'm bernie sanders, and i approve this message. the quake was reportedly centered 10 miles east of the city. so far there have been no reports of serious damage or injuries. seismologists are warning people there to expect aftershocks. next week is the five-year anniversary of a more powerful earthquake that killed more
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area. a 13 action news update tonight. rescuers in taiwan are officially ending search and rescue operations after last weeks deadly 6.4 magnitude earthquake. 116 people were killed. nearly 300 people were rescued. around 100 people are still in hospital. most of the fatalities and injuries happened when a high-rise collapsed in tainan. three people, all former executives of the company that built the collapsed apartment building,have been arrested. they are now facing charges of professional negligence resulting in death. last night, hundreds attended a vigil for two 15-year-old girls who died in a murder-suicide shooting on friday at a phoenix-area high school. social workers have been at the school to help students get through this difficult time. police haven't released the names of the victims, but a teacher at the school has come forward, saying her sister is one of them. it's believed the two victims
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tonight we're hearing from a man who many are calling a hero. a virginia man pulls a driver from a burning car---saving his life. 51-year-old meredith conyers senior risked his life to save the trapped man, he says he's not a hero. conyers says he was on his way to work around 4 a-m on the freeway and noticed smoking coming from a car.. he says his first instinct was to get out and see was in the car... ....and that's when he found a man screaming for help. meredith conyers, sr.0pulled man from burning car " i feet from the car. by that time the car was engulfed in flames. we sat there and he was just was in pain." the driver's family is asking for privacy. a family spokesperson did say the young man has a long recovery ahead but will be okay. brazil's president says the
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compromise the upcoming olympics in rio. he says the country will be able to fight the mosquitos carrying the virus. yesterday was a national mobilization day in brazil to fight zika. brazil's military and hundreds of thousands of health workers have been mobilized. zika is mostly harmless for adults....but it has been linked to a serious birth defect among newborns. the olympics in rio de janeiro kick off in august. pope francis is on the third day of his trip to mexico. today, he delivered a mass in one of the poorest and most dangerous parts of the country. it took place at the center for advanced studes in ecatepec. he arrived in mexico friday for a five-day visit. the pope urged the nation to fight against corruption and drug violence. he said mexico's leaders have a duty to provide security and "true justice" to citizens hit by drug violence. the northeast and midwest are getting hit with bitter cold temperatures and strong winds
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the wind chill dropped temperatures to well below zero in the northeast. according to the national weather service - the high winds could make it feel as cold as negative-25...even negative 30! that's in new york city, parts of connecticut, and boston has it even worse though. it could get as cold as negative-35 there.
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warm temps and dry conditions will continue to be the theme through the first part of wednesday. expect high temps in the mid 70s for presidents day and tuesday. you can also expect breezy winds on monday for the las vegas valley and windy conditions for lake mead and the colorado river valley. a lake wind advisory is in effect from early tomorrow through the evening hours. gusts up to about 40 miles per hour can be expected for lake mead and the colorado river valley. calmer wind is in store tuesday, but will pick back up to breezy on wednesday afternoon, ahead of a pacific storm system that will push through the area. expect gusts to about 30 mph on wednesday afternoon,
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high temperatures will drop from about 80 degrees on wednesday afternoon, to the low 70s on thursday. the system will also bring a slight chance for showers wednesday evening into thursday morning. expect mostly cloudy skies on thursday. by friday, the winds will be back down to breezy and temps will remain in the low 70s. next weekend looks similar with highs in the low to mid 70s and
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wx chat today is the day to show your special someone how much you care... it's valentine's day... ....and apparently, love isn't cheap. the national retail federation crunched the numbers. americans are dropping nearly 20- billion dollars to celebrate valentine's day. men will shell out nearly twice as much as women.
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a little over 196 dollars. compare that to the ladies - who are spending around 100 bucks each. the most popular items to buy? for men: candy or flowers. for women: candy or a greeting card. of course, today is valentine's day.... ....and for about 800 girls in northern utah...it is one they probably won't forget. it's all thanks to a very generous a classmate. daniel woodruff has the story. (nats) (kayedin craw/received flower) "it meant a lot." kayedin craw is still a little bit giddy (kayedin craw/received flower) "i felt very special actually." after what happened at school (kayedin craw/received flower) "i brought it home and my mom's like, who gave you that? hayden." (hayden godfrey/bought flowers for classmates) "i want to make as many people happy as possible." the high school senior whose good deed has quickly become the talk of the town (hayden godfrey/bought flowers for classmates) "we got around 800 flowers out there." girl should be left out during
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ordered the flowers himself... recruited some friends... and just before school ended thursday for the long weekend -- passed them out. (kayedin craw/received flower) "everybody was holding a flower, i just thought that was standup: hayden works here at lee's marketplace as a bagger. he's been saving all of his money to buy all those flowers. and you can bet he wouldn't be able to do that with just one paycheck. (steve hoggan/lee's marketplace) "there's no way (laughs) there's no way." steve hoggan knows he's hayden's boss (steve hoggan/lee's marketplace) "to spend your money like that, it takes someone with real heart." now, you might think hayden is the luckiest guy in school right now 800 girls with flowers... 800 potential dates for this big man on campus... except... (hayden godfrey/bought flowers for classmates) "i already have a girlfriend, so..." that's right: (hayden's girlfriend) "it's really sweet of him to do this." he's taken (hayden's girlfriend) "to watch every single one of those girls walk out of school with a big smile on their face makes me very happy and very proud of him." we'll have another look at your forecast coming up.
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karla narrator: for speaking truth to power in china... women's rights are human rights. narrator: and having the fortitude to keep government out of women's personal healthcare decisions. planned parenthood action fund endorses hillary clinton. just like the league of conservation voters for her bold plan to attack climate change. and the human rights campaign fund... because hillary believes only love should decide which two people can marry. not just a progressive. a progressive who gets results. i'm hillary clinton,
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there are those who say we cannot defeat a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values, but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message,
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one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton,
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flores: i was raised by my father. my mother left my family when i was 9 years old. things really went from bad to worse for me. this isn't just about numbers, this is about real lives. this is a system that isn't working for the everyday person. it's one of the reasons why i decided to endorse bernie sanders. nevadans are looking for people who are willing to think big,
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and that's exactly what bernie sanders is doing. sanders: i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message. welcome to "world news tonight." remembering justice antonin scalia. and now, the battle to replace him. the conservative titan of america's highest court. brilliant, sharp, provocative. his sudden death in an election year.
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the republicans saying no way. the new justice could shape the supreme court for a generation. southern brawl. the fiery republican debate in south carolina, the next primary state. the rowdiest, loudest, and angriest yet. >> the world trade center came down during your brother's reign. remember that. arctic express. the bitter blast of sub-freezing cold. bone-chilling and dangerous. the whiteouts. the accidents. and the new winter storm on the move. 100 million people in the way. and, deadly stunt? the zooming car. then the fiery accident, killing three young women. did a new social media trend, an app that clocks your speed, encourage the young driver to go too fast? good evening. thanks for joining us on this sunday. i'm tom llamas. we begin with the developing news after the sudden death of

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