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making news in america this caucuses. less than a week until the first major electoral event in the presidential race. the democratic candidates on stage overnight making their final pitch to the people of iowa. digging out, the blizzard of 2016 leaving behind a mess. schools and major cities still closed and tracking another possible storm. plus, the serious situation caused by weather on the west coast. crumbling cliffs. caught on camera, a terrifying moment for a deputy thrown right under a semi truck. top dog. the hound who just had to run
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placing in the top ten. and we do say good tuesday morning, everybody. think about it. by this time next tuesday the results of the first presidential contest will be in. >> at least we hope so, right. >> yes. >> next monday february 1st we've got six days to go, iowa voters will gather at their caucuses. >> last night the candidates appealed to iowa voters from the same town hall stage. >> a new national poll shows hillary clinton ahead of bernie sanders by double digits with martin o'malley trailing behind but clinton could actually lose the first contest there in iowa. abc's liz kreutz reports. >> reporter: i'm race heating up and hopefuling facing voters in a cnn town hall. >> just to be clear you are going to raise taxes to do this.
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raise -- we will raise tax, yes, we will, but also let us be clear, chris, we may raise taxes, but we are also going to eliminate private health insurance premiums for individuals and for business. >> reporter: he also didn't hold back when asked about his opponent. >> this calls for a standing up response. >> okay. >> what do i think? let me give you a couple of examples. i voted against the war in iraq. hillary clinton voted for the >> reporter: later hillary clinton animated, energetic confronted with questions over her honesty and her e-mails. >> i've heard from quite a few people my age that they think you're dishonest. >> you know, look, i've been around a long time. people virginia thrown all kinds of things at me and i can't keep up with it. i just keep going forward. they fall by the wayside. they come up with these outlandish things and make these charges, i just keep going forward because there's nothing
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>> reporter: but then a lighter moment when clinton was asked to respond to her opponent's new tv ad featuring simon & garfunkel. >> i think that's great. i think that's fabulous. i loved it. >> she did add afterwards she loved the feeling behind the ad but believes that she is still the better choice. our thanks to liz in des moines. the next republican debate is thursday night and donald trump may be there. he's demanding moderator megyn kelly be removed but kelly's bosses at fox news are standing firm reminding trump even if he's elected you don't get to pick the journalist. he was often the attack taking aim at ted cruz. >> my new battle is with a gentleman named ted cruz. truth. you got to speak the truth. canada. >> as ted cruz's numbers slip in the polls his campaign released a new attack ad attacking trump, of course, portraying him as believe.
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are closed for another day in washington, baltimore, as well as philadelphia as well as some suburban communities. all of this as the mid-atlantic region continues to dig out from the blizzard of 2016. >> and don't bother calling the irs headquarters for tax advice today either. all federal government offices in washington closed again. okay, air travel is still a mess after the storm with hundreds of flights canceled today already. more than 1600 flights were canceled yesterday and 2,000 others delayed. the problems in the east affect flights all across the country as planes and crews are stuck in the wrong places. >> this weekend's blizzard is being blamed for more than 40 deaths some heart attacks. all that made fighting a blaze in baltimore a nightmare. the fire trucks couldn't get close because of snow, 24 to 30 inches fell in the region and many residents aren't happy their streets haven't been cleared yet. well, warmer temperatures
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as you can seen 0 the weather radar right there, another storm, it's moving in from the midwest, but does that mean more snow in the east? abc's rob marciano takes a look. >> slightly milder air coming in before another cold shot comes in concerned about black ice then and concerned about the potential for a late week storm. at the moment there is a chance of it getting closer to the east coast but we think the likely track is well offshore. if that happens then they'll be some light snow for eastern new england. >> winter has arrived. thank you, rob. on the west coast northern california has its own natural disaster that is brewing at this hour. the residents of this apartment complex in pacifica near san francisco have been ordered to evacuate as this cliff keeps falling into the ocean. the cause, weeks of heavy storms and high surf, it's not just the apartment building that's at risk. a nearby auto shop has lost most of its parking lot.
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seven, eight feet at least, in the last 40 years, 100 feet. you either laugh or cry. that's all you can do. >> well, it's happened before here, but a recent drone video caught a large chunk of the cliff falling off meaning this apartment building is in immeant danger. ex-a grand jury in houston was weighing charges against planned parenthood after video was circulated that seemed to show executives trading in fetal tissue. instead they indicted two of the activists on charges of tampering with government records and purchasing human organs. no other details of those were released. >> now to michigan where the governor there may soon be forced to reveal more details about his handling of the water crisis in flint. governor rick snyder's e-mails and other communications have been subpoenaed. this is all part of a class action lawsuit. it comes as a former prosecutor has been named to spearhead an investigation into the crisis.
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huge manhunt for escapees in southern california. officials in orange county say they believe the three men are still in the area because of their close ties to local vietnamese gangs and are pleading for anyone to come forward with information. last week's escape wasn't noticed for 16 hours. something the sheriff's department says is being addressed. >> let's add a new job title for the president. call him shoveler in chief. president obama cracking a joke after emerging from the white house for the first time since the blizzard. >> all this stuff. >> sure, you did, mr. president. he joked that he cleared the south lawn pointing towards the section where his helicopter lands. >> i'd love to see that video. >> yeah, of him doing it. still ahead, the average price of super bowl tickets. any guesses. >> 100 bucks. >> 50 years ago. breaking overnight a rescue at sea. a yacht sinking with passengers on board. the new video coming in. road rage turning into a
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well, here's a close call in the waters off south florida. 13 people had to be rescued from a sinkingt. the coast guard says the 106-foot boat took on water 13 lauderdale. all passengers were able to get on board the coast guard ship that arrived to help but appears a mechanical problem may have caused the yacht to sink. all day breakfast at mcdonald's is really sizzling. the burger giant had better than
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up more than 5.5%. mcdonald's began offering all day breakfast in october. part of their turnaround plan and seems to be working. >> everyone loves an egg and cheese breakfast. hash browns. forget about an easy commute proximity to parks or good schools, a supermarket nearby may be the key. homes within a mile of a trader joe's or whole foods worth twice as much. within two years of them opening nearby homes surged 10%. planning to go to the super bowl, it is not going to be cheap. seat geek reporting the average ticket price right now is more than $5300. that, by the way, is the most at two weeks before a super bowl in six years. in fact, the highest was less than $4,000, but prices usually drop as the game approaches. but not always. >> so get your tickets now. is that what you're saying? >> you never know.
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when we come back, creepy-crawly and there's a lot more in your home than you think. the new study on bugs. >> enjoy your breakfast. caught on camera. courtroom chaos, a man just found guilty going after the district attorney. soup and sandwich and somewhere to go, and clean and real and nowhere to be, and warmth and looking good, and sandwich and soup and inside jokes, and dan is back! good, clean food pairs well with anything. the clean pairings menu. 500 calories or less. at panera. food as it should be. eric's gotten used to the lingering odors in his bathroom yep, he's gone noseblind he think it smells fine, but his guests smell this... sfx: ding, toilet flushing sfx: music begins febreze air effects heavy duty has up to two times the
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that means other plows can't get in to clear the street. roads in northern virginia down to the gulf coast could be wet today and on top of ice, that's a dangerous combination as you know. a small midwest snowstorm could make roads slippery there and state. if you're flying airport delays likeliest in houston and new orleans. tragedy for an atlanta couple on vacation in the caribbean. officials on the island of grenada say jessica colker was stabbed to death as she walked along a deserted beach. her husband was able to escape. friends in atlanta say colker was a physician's assistant at a children's hospital where her husband was a doctor. an ex-con is being questioned by police. well, heart disease is different in women than in men. experts have known that for years but the message isn't getting through to women or the health professional who treat them. so the american heart association has published its first comprehensive scientific statement on gender differences
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women may be more likely to have unusual symptoms such as shortness of breath, nausea or vomiting and back or neck pain and they hope to raise awareness and improve outcomes. a nurse is facing charges for faking cancer to scam donations. investigators in forsyth county say mary bennett used her medical training to convince potential donors she had stage 4 ovarian cancer. she received $25,000 in donations using that to fund trips around the southeast including a trip to new orleans to see a ventriloquist kirk mcconnell held a fund-raising dinner for a benefit. >> i couldn't believe it. i couldn't believe it. for days after i talked to them i still couldn't believe it but now i believe it. >> bennett has now been charged with theft and forgery. in austin, texas, take a look at this. a strange road rage incident caught on cam. the video shows a man wielding a
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driver of a pickup truck who then grabbed a pole, the two of them go at it like ninja warriors in the middle of a street. the conflict steams to finally wind down as a photographer drives off. it's a good thing they didn't have guns or they didn't resort to the guns that they might have. >> it was definitely not a lightsaber. >> dramatic scene inside a new mexico courtroom. a man who just had been convicted of a sex crime suddenly attacked the prosecutor. court officers and others quickly responded and the prosecutor wasn't seriously hurt. the man faces more serious charges in connection with the attack. well, a terrifying close call for a sheriff's deputy in ohio. as a tractor trailer hits him and runs him over. he was directing traffic after a minor accident because of the backup. the truck had paused too close to the railroad tracks and was hit by a train. the officer is mostly all right. a couple of gashes on his head and a broken hand. >> okay, so you may think you
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family members. humans share their homes with hundreds of species of bugs, fly, spiders, beetles, lice and more. a study of 50 homes near raleigh, north carolina, found more than 100 species per house. the good news, most of them the researchers found are benign, so sleep tight, enjoy your breakfast. time now for sports. and some nba action, is that the lice? >> the lice or the mice or whatever it is. here now are the highlights our guys at espn. good morning, welcome to our "sportscenter" set in los angeles. he's neil. i'm stan. we've been waiting all season for it. after the start to the season of the warriors and spurs had. >> the kings/hornets game because that was a good one, wasn't it? this game was the one we thought was going to be good. it was good if you're a warriors fan, the first of many wow moments for steph curry who wanted the foul.
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the spurs just -- they got run. curry had 37. draymond genereen shut lamarcus aldridge down, tim duncan did not play. it did not matter. the warriors won by 30. neil mentioned the hornets and killings. da mark cause cousins, 48 his last game career high against the pacers saturday. but he decided why not go for more. hilting threes. driving to the hole. finishing on alley-oops. and then getting 56 point, a new career high, nba season high in a kings franchise record but troy daniels off the hornets' bench had 28. a career high for him. hit eight threes and the hornets win it, 129-128. that's all we have from here. now back to you.
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they're at work trying to find it. >> i thought these were safety pins stuck together. >> what they look like. that. >> nice job. enterprising guy from brooklyn spent his snow day on a construction project. he shoveled and that's what he came up with. a blizzard snow and made an igloo then he listed on airbnb two. the price, $200 a night. >> that doesn't include breakfast in the morning. >> that could be a deal. >> air bnb removed the listing but offered him $50 for his next air bnb rental and suggested he choose a place with running water, electricity and a roof something a problem. >> right about now with temperatures above freezing water. blanket. you'll be fine pts as we count down to the super bowl, check out these winning tattoos.
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>> winning being sort of an operative word. one arizona cardinals fan got one indicating that they won super bowl 50. >> the other side of the country another tattoo from a confident patriots fan sadly for these folks, of course, neither team is even in the big game. >> i guess you've got to be a die-hard fan to do this. >> you got to believe. >> and the seventh finisher at a half marathon in alabama actually didn't look like that. but never bothered to register bachelor the race. ludivine, take a look somehow escaped her backyard and made her way to the starting line and ran the entire 13.1-mile course. >> for good reason. the 2 1/2-year-old hound dog had no trouble keeping up with the pack even though her owner says that she's lazy. her time was a little over an hour and a half and marathon officials awarded her a medal on finishers. have hoped for. >> she's now qualified for the
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checking our top stories the democratic presidential candidates answered questions at a town hall meeting in des moines. iowa voters will have the first when they caucus. as well as those in baltimore and philadelphia, too many roads are still blocked by blizzard snow. a west coast natural disaster in the making. this amount building on the verge of falling into the pacific sea. the cliff is crumbling after all the recent storms near san francisco. looking at today's weather, milder weather along the east coast but rain from northern virginia down to the gulf coast and across to texas. light snow near the great lakes and rain in the pacific northwest. well, finally one young carolina panthers fan is
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he's now the proud owner of a touchdown football. >> yeah, apparently wasn't his first attempt at intercepting the ball and in this interview with scott wicker sham of our charlotte station, he talks about his game plan. >> reporter: it's become a tradition that nfl broadcasters and america are talking about. players handing game balls to lucky kids in the front row after each touchdown. and sunday there was plenty of panthers scoring and plenty of happy young fans. >> i didn't think i would actually get it. >> reporter: that's because jonah was there for an earlier touchdown but wasn't in the right spot. when he saw ted ginn rocketing toward the end zone he made his move again. >> handed out the ball. everybody else was trying to get it but i ended up being the lucky one. >> reporter: jonah was still holding his game ball with a panther logo out at panther stadium. >> i think his mom saw him first. i think she was walking down the steps and here he's coming with the football and comes up to the
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he became a huge celebrity right then and there. >> reporter: and putting the focus back on the kids is why so many people love it. seeing those ecstatic young faces 5 they clutch a piece of history is priceless. maybe too helping fuel a little friendly sibling rivalry. >> the first thing i thought of when i got back was thinking of how much my sister will be jealous. >> reporter: but sister alexia didn't hold it against him and even helped to draw the picture of his day in the spotlight. >> reporter: are you jealous. >> not really as long as he lets me hold it. >> fair trade-off. >> yeah. our thanks towickersham in charlotte for that story. a whole lot will be head to the big game. >> check ebay for more memorabilia. >> stay with us for "good
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