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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. the pope in a rare moment scolds people grabbing him telling the crowd not to be selfish while he gets ready for a big day on the border. emotional encore. eagles of death metal play again in paris. friends and fans remembering those lost in the terror attacks last november. and c.j., the top dog at the westminster dog show earning best in show beating out a crowded field of favorites. his human companion overjoyed
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well, good wednesday morning. we begin with the countdown to the next crucial vote. a possible make or break moment for several candidates. >> donald trump is fending off criticism from president obama as he fires back enjoying a commanding lead in the south carolina polls. ted cruz is a distant second trailed by marco rubio and jeb bush. >> the democrats in a tight race in nevada but hillary clinton way ahead of bernie sanders in south carolina with a double-digit lead in with just three days to go before votes are cast in two states the republicans are trading more nasty insults. it's "your voice, your vote." we get the latest now from abc's megan hughes in washington. good morning, megan. >> reporter: kendis, reena, good morning. all six remaining gop candidates will be in south carolina today where as you mentioned donald trump remains on top and on the attack. donald trump calls in on stephen colbert's "the late show." >> i can think off the top of my
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will not let me repeat. >> reporter: though he fouled edvowed to clean up his dirty language. >> poor bush, he comes out. he goes, well, i don't think that donald trump can beat hillary clinton but i can. i say, well, why aren't you beating me? >> i don't care what donald trump says. the guy is a complete loser. >> reporter: jeb bush making news with a one-word tweet, america with a picture of his own gun, his name printed on the barrel. the new york daily news going after bush with the headline dolt .45. the latest poll shows bush, rubio and cruz all trailing. trump with a 16-point lead in the palmetto state. on the democratic side hillary clinton with a nearly 20-point advantage. both candidates appearing on nevada public television last night. >> you cannot ignore the impact of what wall street greed has done to this country and no
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harder by that greed and illegal behavior than the state of they have da. >> i've spent a lot of time in nevada. one of the most diverse and exciting places in our country. >> reporter: sanders and clinton are battling for minority voters in both states, in south carolina african-americans are expected to make up more than half of the democratic vote. kendis, reena. >> abc's megan hughes in washington, thanks so much. breaking overnight apple will fight a landmark court order. prosecutors say they've been unable to access syed farouk's device because they don't know its pass code. all the data on the phone will be erased. a federal judge says apple must supply highly specialized software to get around that self-destruct feature. the u.s. attorney says the order is a potentially important step in the process of learning everything about the attack in san bernardino. the first of its kind ruling can set a precedent between digital
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but apple's ceo says timhat he won't do that. such a move would undermine encryption. supreme court justice antonin scalia will be laid to rest on saturday as the battle intensifies over filling his vacant seat. senate republicans still want the next president to nominate scalia's replacement but president obama vowing to pick the successor himself and he says there's no excuse for the senate not to vote on his nominee. >> part of the problem that we have here is is we've almost gotten accustomed to how obstructionist the senate's become when it comes to nominations. >> well, 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 someone who is well qualified. funeral arrangements for scalia is now set as the seat he occupied for 30 years is draped
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on friday justice scalia will lie in repose at the supreme court. a private funeral mass will be held saturday at a prominent roman catholic church in d.c. dramatic moments for the pope in mexico. first an air scare as his plane was landing in mexico city last week. we learned it was hit by a laser. a newly released audio ground control can be heard warning the pilots about the strike. the worry, of course, the pilots can be blinded by the bright light but the pope's plane landed without incident. and then this moment yesterday for the first time on his trip, he publicly showed signs of irritation when some overeager fans nearly toppled him. the pope looked annoyed and said in spanish, don't be selfish. he travels today. the streets of juarez have been packed with police and mexican soldiers ahead of the papal
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new signs 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 arrivals of 9 planes as a direct threat. an american general says the u.s. maintains an ironclad commitment to the defense of south korea. the obama administration reportedly had a fallback plan if the iran nuclear talks fell through. according to "the new york times," the u.s. had an elaborate cyberattack plan. nitro zeus as it was called would have disabled iran's air defenses, communications and power grid. it would have given president obama alternatives to war if the talks had not been successful. at its height planning efforts involved thousands of american personnel spending tens of millions of dollars. well, the last few days have been dmrorous in california but it's not going to last long. a storm rolling in from the pacific ocean will bring
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with some rain reaching into the south. well, coming up, the new hershey's kiss flavor just in time for spring. also, the blame game as thousands of american jobs move to mexico. the company blames the government. check out this joyride that turned no a police chase. a backhoe letting the sparks
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there's a major delay driving across western colorado after a rock slide shut down interstate 70. drivers face a four-hour detour. about 100 miles. it will be at least a month before i-70 is completely re-opened.
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opened by tomorrow afternoon to allow traffic one direction at a damaged in the slide, there were no injuries. well, a company blames the obama administration for its decision to move 1400 jobs to mexico. carrier claims that it never got more than the $5 million it had been promised as part of the president's stimulus plan. the clean energy tax credit, was awarded two years ago. the heating and air-conditioning company announced last week it plant. 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. it allows 110 daily flights although travelers will need a reason other than tourism. regularly scheduled flights to cuba ended nearly 60 years ago. now only expensive chartered flights are available. a contract offer was rejected and authorized a
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two-tier pay scale and new hires are paid less and get fewer benefits. complicating the negotiations united's ceo is still recovering from a heart transplant and hasn't been closely involved in the talks. coming soon to a store near you a new type of hershey a kiss just in time for easter. this is called a carrot cake kiss and hershey says there's an orange coating and white chocolate base. the carrot cake kisses will be sold exclusively at walmart and i hope to be in line for the first batch. >> that is one way to get your kids to eat carrots. >> i didn't think of it that way. >> i guess. coming up, a heart-stopping moment on a mountainside. a child dangling from a ski lift. the incredible group rescue. taking the stage solemn and triumphant eagles of death metal playing in paris months after the terrorist attack.
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coast where roads will be wet. they will be slippery in the western mountains and western new york and pennsylvania areas, as well. flying, airport delays likeliest in san francisco. an emotional return to paris last night. >> the california band eagles of death metal was back to play a concert cut short by terror. the band was on stage at the theater when terrorists stormed it. one woman gave her november concert ticket to a friend who was killed. >> wish she was here and i wish she was here instead of me but i felt so happy to be in the room surrounded by people. >> last night a concert was the a different concert venue but still some stayed away. therapists were on hand in case of panic. they asked for 81 seconds of silence.
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sleeper is now under way in los angeles. lonnie franklin jr. is accused of abusing and killing ten women. the youngest just 15 years old. most were prostitutes with cocaine in their systems. alleys. details revealed yesterday were so graphic that some relatives walked out. also in los angeles, a hospital held hostage by hackers. the computers at hollywood presbyterian medical center were shut down by a virus. hackers are demanding a nearly $4 million ransom in order to get the machines going again. the fbi joined lapd trying to figure out who is behind this attack. the hospital says patients' records were not compromised. and this south florida teen seen here who police say has posed as a physician for months will make a court appearance today. he's 18-year-old maliki love robinson accused of trying to practice medicine without a license. he had his own office, even a website for his fake medical
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he routinely wore personalized lab coats and claims he has a passion for helping people and that's why he wants to be part of the medical field. well, new recommendation this morning in the effort to detect autism early. a leading u.s. advisory panel concluded 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 out an eye for early signs of it. new concerns about the drug used to treat adhd. adderal abuse is on the rise. it has spiked 67% in young dpults and emergency room visits linked to the drug jumped more than 156% mostly because of combining it with alcohol. ee
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aid thinking it can add an academic advantage. an 11-year-old was dangling from a chair lift 30 feet off the ground. you see his feet right there beneath the chair lift. reaching for one of his ski poles when all of this happened. the question thinking grabbed a tarp and there you have it. on the count of three he let go and was caught. he wasn't injured. if fact, we're told he was smiling. no word though if the driver of of this backhoe that you're going to see here was smiling. as he led sheriff's deputies on a merry chase in the florida keys. he not only damaged a major bridge on u.s. 1 but also used the backhoe to dump boulders on the road and chargedty deputies. they managed to top him after an hour an a half and placed him under arrest. the charges include grand theft backhoe. >> grand theft backhoe. who knew there was such a charge.
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>> yeah. >> lots of college basketball teams chasing their places in this year's march madness. >> here's how some did last night thanks to espn. >> good morning. welcome to our. >> reporter: "sportscenter" set in los angeles. i'm stan verrett. big 12 basketball on super tuesday. we got two battles between ranked teams from the conference. let's start with iowa state and baylor. johnathan motley. and the block. iowa state doesn't call a time-out. tries to pull up and misses eventually gets the rebound and bucket but official waves the shot off and went to overtime. just a minute to go and baylor up. ismail wainwright. three ball helped a lot. 100-91. west virginia and texas, both ranked as well. shaka smart said he wanted more
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isaiah taylor. lambert hit three of their ten triples. 12-point lead and texas up 13. to lambert. quick pass to prince ebay and texas, 85-78. they sweep the mountaineers. texas, third win against a top ten team so longhorns working on that tournament resume. that's it from here. now back to you. >> thank you, sir. coming up, the dog of all dogs. meet c.j. picked best in show at last night's westminster dog show. can you guess his breed. ronda rousey opening up about one of her darkest moments.vice from the future don't buy makeup that settles into lines, it ages you. get simply ageless makeup from covergirl and olay. with b vitamins, and spf. it floats over lines and you look beautiful! and now there's simply ageless liquid makeup it helps you look younger in three ways. so in the future when you're older
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>> best in show last night going to c.j., a german shorthaired pointer, krmg is 3 years old, picked for the top honor over 2700 other dogs. >> c.j.'s grandmother also won best in show at westminster. it's the 18th time in his brief career that he's won a top show prize. on c.j.'s agenda, a visit to "good morning america." the traditional winner's lunch at sardi's restaurant. >> i wonder if there will be dog treats at "good morning america." i'm slightly obsessed about this because you have to take care of the dog. >> i'm sure there will be a red carpet. >> special doggie bowl. ronda rousey is sharing how tough it was to deal with defeat. >> rousey broke down on "ellen" saying she was so devastated she actually considered suicide. >> i was literally sitting there and like thinking about killing myself and at the exact second i'm nothing, what do i do
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top stories now breaking overnight, app says it will fight a judge's order to hack into a phone belonging to one of the san bernardino shooters. prosecutors have not been able to access the phone because of encryption technology. pope francis travels to the u.s. border to celebrate mass in one of the most highly anticipated events during his visit to mexico. the pope will also visit a mexican prison where he'll speak to inmates and their families. today we learn who bought a winning ticket to last month's nearly $1.6 billion powerball lottery in florida. three winners were sold. a couple from tennessee has already claimed their share. looking at today's weather, normal temperatures in the northeast today with some snow inland but strong storm system moving into the west. and finally this morning a dramatic arrest in texas and you wouldn't believe the crime. >> deputies tracked down a man at his houston home and hauled him off in handcuffs apparently over an unpaid student loan he says he wasn't even aware of.
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station reports. >> reporter: paul acre says last thursday he got the shock of his life at his southwest side home. >> i walk out slowly with my hands up. i'm here. >> u.s. marshals surrounded his home and arrested him. he had no idea why. it wasn't until the ride to jail he finally got an answer. an outstanding student loan. >> what? all those guys and all those guns for a student loan? how much? the judge will tell you. >> reporter: aker says he had two previous loans he paid off for engineering and did not know he owed $1500 and rolled out a list of notices since 2006 that aker says he did not receive. he said he was cuffed and taken before a federal judge. >> he asked me am i in the habit of stealing from the government? i said, no, sir. >> reporter: the u.s. marshal service said "on thursday, february 11th two deputy u.s. marshals made contact with aker
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when they attempted to arrest him aker resisted arrest and retreated back into his home. the situation escalated when aker verbally said to the deputies he had a gun." he said he was never offered a phone call, never told he could contact an attorney before paying $1200 and a payment of $200 a month in accrued interest. >> firepower to say we can't miss this guy. we must take him down and when you get me you celebrate as if you've taken down el chapo. you know, i am appalled. >> reporter: he says it took him hours to shake off what happened. more than anything he's glad his family wasn't home. >> got a good dense of humor. >> he does. >> he's el debt.
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america this captions by: caption colorado, llc (800) 775-7838 e-mail: developing at 4:30, apple has just said it will fight a judge's order to break the encryption of the stan bernardino shooter's iphone. we're live with the implications of millions of iphone users. things are looking much better today. we'll give you an early heads- up about the weekend. good morning, i'm lori stokes. >> i'm ken rosato. you are halfway there and never more than 7 minutes away from


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