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in america this morning. >> good morning, america. upset ind cruz scores a huge victory over donald trump. a major setback for the billionaire. >> tonight is a victory forrvatives across iowa and all across this great nation. >> record turnout helps the senator soar. trump humbled in defeat. >> i'm just lly honored. >> but still vowing to win the nomination. and marco rubio's late surge puts him within strike >> we are not waiting any long story take our country back. >> riding a wave of momentum into new hampshire. >> the democratic race too close to call. but hillary clinton is declaring victory.
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breathing a big sigh of relief. thank you, sanders not conceding defeat. >> i think that sont shows the american people this is a campaign that can win. >> it's on to candidates already on the ground there. this morning, who's in, who's out, and who are the big winners in the first stop on the road to the white house. and good morning, america. all eyes on the heartland last a caucuses setting new records for turnout full of surprises, as well starting out with that big one for ted cruz, surging past donald trump in the final for marco rubio too. >> a virtual dead heat on the democratic side, the race between hillary clinton and too close to call at this hour. and take a look at this.
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sites the night came down -- youto a coin toss. >> at least three different times they had to toss the coin. luck in politics it takes and hillary and the iowalared her the winner last night but we know that bernie sanders isn't conceding that loss right now at all. and he's got a big lead in now. this could be a long fight on both sides. big questions right now, can donald trump bounce back from a loss? who can prevail in what's been aeud between ted cruz and marco rubio and why can't hillary clinton put bernie sanders away. >> that's right. live in a moment. the latest, team coverage as you can imagine of all the night's major developments and we're going to get right to abc's in iowa for us. good morning, jon. >> reporter: good morning, robin. ted cruz became the first republican to get into a brawl with donald trump and it was beat him.
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>> reporter: stunning finish >> that is the most votes ever cast for any republican primary reporter: we were there just after cruz heard the news that he had won. >> tremendous evening. i am very, very encouraged, very, very happy. what a victory for the grassroots.ng. >> reporter: the senator from texas defied the odds handing donald trump his first loss with ads like these. >> how stupid are the people >> donald trump, new york values, not ours. >> reporter: people that voted for you said you shared their values so the new york values attack one know what is new york values are, i mean it's the values of the elite liberal politicians. >> reporter: cruz's victory was appeal to evangelical christians. >> our rights come from our creator. >> reporter: donald trump called the republican front-runner for
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new title, loser. he also proved he could take aly. >> we finished second and i want to tell you something, i'm just honored. i'm really honored and i want to >> reporter: the iowa loss is a big blow to trump but this was always his weakest state. he leads everywhere else. >> we will go on to getblican nomination and we will go on to easily beat hillary or bernie or whoever the hell they throw up there.you. we thank you. you're special. we will be back many, many times, in fact, i think i might come here and buy a farm. >> reporter: but perhaps the biggest republican surprise of the night, florida senator marco rubio, who finished a stronger thany beating out trump. >> they told me that we have no chance because my hair wasn't
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too high. there had been much speculation about how donald trump would ham defeat. would he go and not lash out or he handled it with remarkable restraint as you heard, he thanked the voters of iowa. he congratulated ted cruz and perhaps most surprisingly, no overnight. in fact, from donald trump overnight total twitter silence. >> yeah, he was pretty graceful in defeat last night but, jon,ike the voters in iowa who made up their minds at the last minute had a real gut check about donald trump. >> reporter: they sure did. itooked at those that decided in the last three days, they overwhelmingly broke first for marco rubio actually most and then ted cruz. very few broke and i think a big factor there, george, was i know with a lot of iowans i talked to they were offended by his decision to skip yeah, they might have wanted him to be there. thanks very much. we turn to the democrats and
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it is hard to be any closer than this. look at that.o 49.5 right there but iowa democratic party has declared clinton the winner, the clinton camp, as fight her to a virtual draw and has a big lead in new hampshire. cecilia vega has the latest. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: g to you. there were cheers on the clinton plane when it touched down here in new hampshire not that long ago when staffers found out that the iowa declared her the winner. the big question right now, though, if hillary clinton is the winner in iowa just how big of a win is it really? a democrom vermont putting a serious dent in the clinton armor. it had all the hallmarks of a victory speech. >> wow. what a an unbelievable night. >> reporter: the only thing missing the word "victory."
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breathing a big sigh of iowa. >> reporter: while the democratic winners still too close to call hillary clinton took to the stage in iowa, her her side but overnight her campaign going all the way declaring an outright win saying in a statement, after thorough analysis of results, there is no uncertainty and secretary clinton has clearly won the most national and state delegates. so tight in some precincts a coin toss broke the tie. clinton winning at least three, her supporters cheering.cheers and applause ] >> reporter: this morning, senator bernie sanders not giving up. >> tonight while the results are it looks like we are in a virtual tie. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: sanders' campaign claiming victory too far he's come since launching
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>> what iowa has begun tonight is a political revolution.lause ] >> reporter: on his flight overnight into new hampshire where polls show the vermont senator has a strong lead, sanders s he heads into this next battle in his own backyard. >> i think tonight shows the american people that this is a can win. >> reporter: and sanders is still not conceding. he says iowa shows he can compete at any state in this was, however, one concession overnight, the third person in this race, former maryland governor martin o'malley, robin, has>> all right, cecilia, thank you. we're going to turn now to the republican candidate who had a big night last night, joins us now from manchester, new hampshire. already made your way to new hampshire, senator rubio, thank you very much forhis morning. >> thank you, robin.
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short time ago that showed that a big number of latent your way. what do you think your message was that helped them make up their mind toward you? >> well, i think people realize an side that we cannot afford this country cannot afford to lose this election and i give the party the best chance not just to unify the conservative movement but to grow it, to take our messaget don't vote republican now, grow our party and movement and defeat hillary clinton or bernie sanders and so i feel that wentum in the last few days and got more votes than mitt romney or rick santorum when they won the caucuses four years ago so we feel great aboutnd thanked them and we're ready to go in new hampshire and excited about the momentum we're carrying in. >> there were a record number of gop and many thought a large turnout would defeated. what do you think that says?
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than ever because republicans and americans understand that this election is the most important election in the generation. it's literally a identity as a nation. we're either going to be greater than we've ever been or we're going to become a great nation in decline. that's expressed in the you saw yesterday and particularly in our campaign the last seven to ten days, the surge of people including those not registered republican who our campaign in a state where ted cruz, i congratulate him on his victory, this is the place the campaign was built in and he put all that infrastructure in there and worked it really hard and earned this feel so good about the growth we've had and what that will translate to in new hampshire and after that south carolina and we're just incredibly grateful and excited abouthe road continues, it began there in iowa and when it comes to those who consider themselves very conservative, ted cruz overwhelmingly i think it was his right, 44% supported the voters last night, they said he was very
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that was almost three times as much as you with 15% and youn an interview you talked about ted cruz and you said the lie his whole campaign is built on is that he's the only conservative. it's hat you said. you care to elaborate on that? >> sure, i mean, ted's whole campaign is built on this notion that he's the only one that's aive and everyone else is a rhino or sellout. it's not accurate. his accurate is one of calculation. you see it on the issues whether on immigration where he favorede here illegally. now he claims he never did. whether it's on national defense where he talks tough on isis but ted cruz voted for a budget, thes ever voted for is a budget that brags about cutting defense spending. so it's on issue after issue. you know, he goes, he criticizes has raised millions of dollars from new york city. so these are the sorts of things that voters will start learning about and as they do i think a lot of these numbers will begin change.
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rubio, are commenting about your speech last night. how strong it was, how optimistic it was and howent it was of what barack obama said in iowa, in fact, his speech writer tweeted to that effect. what were you trying to convey in that speech last night? >> well, i by reminding everybody that wasn't supposed to happen last night. they told us at the beginning of this race i shouldn't even run, that it wasn't my turn, i needed to there were other people who had been around longer that we needed to wait in line behind and i think what you saw last night in the results, not just with us but with donald and, of course, with ted is thety is being very clear, the grassroots, this is no time for waiting or patience, this is a time for ow i began last night, grateful to the people of iowa but i want people to be realistic about our challenges but optimistic about our future. if wee done, the greatest days in american history are within our reach.
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have to explain to our children why they did not inheritry that was left for us. >> senator marco rubio, again, congratulations last night. we'll see you there in new hampshire. thank you for joining us, ks, robin. thank you. >> george. >> thank you, robin. let's talk about it now with matt dowd and donna brazile and talk about the republicans dowd. coming into the first votes in iowa, donald trump dominating all the headlines, all the dialogue for so many months, gets beat by ted cruz and the big question is, he even said it he doesn't win it's completely meaningless, once he loses can he recover? >> well, i think the great thing about this presidential process is we've known through the years is you're tested in meet the test or don't you meet the test? now is an opportunity but all a concern for donald trump. he has to meet the test. has to perform over the next week, he has to win new hampshire or the race for him is over if he doesn't win new hampshire. if he w conducts himself during the course of this especially at the
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hampshire will put him back up as the front-runner but he what is to win new hampshire. >> no question about if you look, donna brazile, at this republican party, donald trump, a businessman, you have two first-term latino senators. this is a brand-newy. the democrats will be facing it. >> absolutely right. look, donald trump made the sale but he couldn't close the deal. and i think going forward, -- donald trump will be forced to run a more traditional campaign try to do more retail. not all these big rallies flying in and flying out. voters clearly would like toonald trump a little better but when you look at what happened yesterday in iowa, it was really an exciting moment for first-time caucusgoers and lican process endecided they wanted to stick with somebody who had more traditional values, ted cruz. the democratic race was a race of passion, the pasie sanders is showing on the campaign trail versus practicality, electability. it was a close race, i still
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know nobody cares about of us who are insiders but hillary clinton will probably get the most delegates, but -- >> i think all three republicans right now have a problemic path ahead. donald trump has to win. he's now suffered his first to show he can win outside of a small caucus state where evangelicals dominated the scene and marco rubio has to find his first of thirds and seconds won't do it until you find your first win, so i think right now there's a troubled path for all other republicans out now? >> no, i think there's still an opportunity for somebody, probably john kasich in new hampshire to sort of up, up ahead of marco rubio. there is a shot and he made a smart move. he didn't stay in iowa. he spent the whole weekend in new hampshire so there's ang outside shot john quickly, you're right about the delegates and hillary clinton has a lead in the superdelegates but will face the put away
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>> 68% of caucusgoers described themselves as liberal and bernie with those who are very, very liberal. going forward, she has to reset her campaign to be more like a movement, not ampaign for something that galvanizes young people and those who are still interested in change. very much. ote" including that big republican debate this saturday night at 8:00, 7:00 right here at abc. now let's go tor top stories with the latest on the zika virus. >> reporter: the world health organization has now declared the zika virus a globalnd that will allow more money and research to focus on the outbreak which is linked now to thousands of brain damaged newborns. the cdc has added four map of areas where travelers risk being infected. they include coast ka ryka, nicaragua, curacao and american
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relocate pregnant family members of service personnel in those affected areas. back at home bill in court in pennsylvania today as his lawyers fight to get sexual assault charges against him dismissed. they say there was an agreement more than a decade ago with the not to prosecute but the current d.a. says that deal stemming from a civil case is not binding. well, hundreds of people near akron, ohio, hadir homes after a fire. officials say a butane tanker may have sparked that fire and the threat of an explosion for some residents to relocate toschool. well, a milestone on wall street. google's parent company opens trading today as the world's most valuable company. it has surpassed recent growth in online ad sales. finally a new way to protect the skies from all those pesky drones flying around. police in europe are trainingview drones as prey.
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morning, it's 7:26. i'm jackie fernandez and terrence lee. breaking overnight, a head-on wrong-way crash kills two people on i-71. >> and le on 71 with sarah phinney.
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a very sad morning here off of that accident happened on the interstates. the portion of the interstate near west 150th. all lanes are back open. they opend about two hours footage from the scene early this morning. this happened around 3. you're seeing an suv and car the glass scattered across the interstate. the police say the car was two people died. cleveland firefighters used the jaws of life but no orted by ema and the coroner retrieving the bodies of the victims. no word if alcohol or drugs were involved in this ve died and traffic is moving just fine on interstate 71. all lanes back open. jack, terrence? >> thank you for that -- jackie, for the update. and a cold start this morning, the temperatures in the 20s, below freezing for most of us and changing throughout the day. you're expecting i dry morning n looking at the radar now, but that will change and this is heading our way. the big storm system.
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side of it and that seven-day forecast. the temperatures reaching 53 today. sixty by tomorrow and cold the rest of the week. corrina. >> and somara, at punxatawney phil -- and bring on spring. we're taking a look at the maps. heavy volume for 71, 77 northbound and 480 as well. ure west 106th street because of the water main break that has been repaired. still, resurfacing being done to the s, a low videod -- slow ride, 18 minutes and a live look outside right now, 71 at west 25th street. heavy volume, terrence and can get updates any time on our news at 5 app.
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don't touch it. >> yes. [ cheers and applause ] >> welcome back to "gma." that's how close it was in iowa last night. they actually needed coin tosses to determine some the democratic side. happened about three times. iowa democratic party says hillary clinton won by the tiniest of margins, look at it right there but is not conceding yet and we'll have the latest. >> they didn't decide to go with rock, paper, scissors, come on. they went high tech. also right now the zikareak declared a global health emergency by the world health organization. officials in brazil advising pregnant women to stay away from the rio it's groundhog day. punxsutawney phil, the most
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reveals if we're looking at an early spring or six winter. phil did not see his shadow. >> all right! >> spring is here. spring is on the way. >> breaking news. >> this little girl may not be so at this baby snowboarders right there, lara. >> absolutely. she's 14 months old named sloan and she is better than i am. she just learned to walk at her go. we're going to have her parents on live to talk about how she shreds. >> that low center of gravity. >> i'd like it. >> and no fear. when you're that age. first in this half hour we'll get the latest on the race for the white house, ted cruz coming away as you know the big winner last night,stuck around for the results in iowa. republican candidates chris christie and jeb bush in new hampshire where everyone is getting ready for a big showdown in the first primary.lamas is already there, as well. good morning, tom. >> reporter: robin, good morning
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cruz, trump and rubio comeire a much different state and a much different race because as you mentioned, the pool of candidates betting on this state is much bigger. you have bush, christie and castic who all were actually here as the iowa caucus was still under way over there in that state. they think the socially moderate campaigns. as for jeb bush he said that his campaign is hitting the reset button, some critics are saying that this one-time front-runnerset button more than once already and another smaller headline to come out of mention. mike huckabee dropping out of the race. his campaign could not catch did the first time he ran for president eight years ago and even though he's out of the race he may win first place for the best speech to end a campaign. . >> it's time to officially suspend the campaign but not because of the votes, it's
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me and i need to acknowledge that. >> reporter: ending with a little bit of humor. a little bit of humor right there. dr. ben carson is taking a day off the campaign trail and some people are criticizing him but he's taking a day offaign trail to get fresh clothes in florida, to me that sounds like a great idea. i could use some fresh clothes right now. >> sure you could. >> maybe a little sun too.k you, tom. we turn to that horrific murder of a 13-year-old girl in virginia. two virginia tech students are behind bars as new details victim may have known the person charged with the murder. abc's eva pilgrim has the latest from blacksburg, virginia.eporter: two standout students facing charges in the death of a 13-year-old girl reported missing almost a week ago while police have found her body, the search for beginning. this morning two virginia tech students behind bars held without bond in connection to
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from blacksburg, virginia. >> she was a typical little girl, talkative, friendly, looked out for a lot of the younger kids that came in on the bus and just sweet. >> reporter:avid eisenhauer charged with kidnapping and premeditated murder. police say he knew the victim. >> eisenhauer used this relationship to his advantage to abduct and then killter: nicole lovell's mom telling "the washington post" that the 13-year-old met eisenhauer online. authorities believe lovell active on kick, aat allows them anonymity and ability to send photos. eisenhauer, a track star, hisevacuate remembering him as goal driven and focused. >> i don't want to speculate because 's at this point. just very r: the second student, natalie keepers an engineering student who once interned at nasa accused of helping eisenhauer get rid of the girl's
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her face as one of the suspects for the murder because i didn't know she was like -- she didn't seem like that type of r: her parents say lovell pushed a dresser up against her door before climbing out her window. search but police discovered her body 80 miles away in north carolina. neither student was charged withun and neither entered a plea but eisenhauer making this statement, quote, i i believe the truth will set me . >> more on this from dan abrams right here. such a sad and sick case and the evidence could lead in a lot of right. you have two arrested on fact. what's interesting to me is that they arrested him before they found the body. right, so that tells you that itdence found at the scene that led them to him, it was almost certainly evidence from social media.
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that they found online thathat led them to him which is why they also are now saying they believed that he knew her beforehand. what's going to be reallyn you talk about this from the social media perspective do they now investigate because there were allegations that this girl was bullied online f those people now get investigated even though they had nothing to do with this young girl's death, are people now going to say, you know, this is another one of thosee need to end bullying and need to send a strong message. >> i bet they will. dan abrams, thanks very much. >> all right, george. now to a stunning twist in thatn north carolina. a then 18-year-old charged last year with plotting attacks in support of isis. now the fbievidence that may link him to an unsolved murder. pierre thomas has the story. >> reporter: he is the accused father turned him in. >> i don't know if it's isis or what. >> this is your son? >> yes.
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down on justin sullivan last year accusing him of have his parents killed and plotting mass murder. now in a stunning twist the fbi claims sullivan wasn't just planning murder he already committed one, allegedly killing an in this newly released indictment, the fbi says sullivan fatally shot john clark, 74, and stole $689is alleged killing spree. the fbi began tracking sullivan who's pled not guilty after his father frantically dialed 911 is son was becoming a terrorist. >> i come home and he's destroying and burning stuff in the house. >> reporter: sullivan then only 18 can be heard inground. >> why are you trying to -- you're going to throw me in jail my whole life and kill me. >> reporter: they sent in an posing as an isis sympathizer and laid out a plot to kill as many as 1,000
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five-time mvp and san bernardino champion playing in a game that according to this exchange caught by showtime's "inside thee championships could be his last. >> listen, this may be my last pleasure. >> this could be it. i'm aware this could beg on newton, a 26-year-old dabbing, dancing accuracy. running with ease. making big plays and bigends like those vibrant versace pants going for around 850 bucks but he's also known for his big heart. remember michael blind side." >> team is your family. >> reporter: he found himself without a team and newton texted him saying he needed him to protect his blind side on the ted me here and you know that meant a lot. >> reporter: the success of the broncos and panthers hinging on their big-time quarterbacks in the biggest game of all. forrica," ryan smith, abc news, new york. all right.
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all right, we are back now with the baby boarder amazing. sloan henderson hitting the slopes like a pro. her parents zach and katie couldn't be prouder joining us via skype from north salt od morning, everybody. >> good morning, how are you? >> we're doing great. so, katie, i understand sloan had just learned to walk. who had the idea to then put her on a racticed on the carpet there in your house at first, correct? >> yeah, we got her a snowboard for christmas and it's calledburt and riglet and has a rig and you can pull them around on the carpet so pulled her around inside for awhile and she got slopes. she's so little she's only 14 months old there isn't even a helmet that fits her is so small still.
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her the smallest helmet we could find and still is so big it covers her has no hair. >> yes. hair proposes a problem. >> what was the reaction on they saw little sloan there? i mean really holding her own there on the snow. >> yeah, so when we actually took her up to were walking up there, a lot of people, you know, stopped us and told us how cute she was and also said, you know, she's snowboarding? but when we actually went down the slopes people were really impressed at how good>> she wants to snowboard. >> she's like give me my snowboard, daddy. >> she's not in the action. she's not happy. >> well, she is adorable. and sloan, thank you for joining us. we'll be looking for her in, what, a decade? >> a couple --
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. good morning to you. the time now is 7:56. i'm terrence jackie fernandez. the cleveland mayor frank jackson wants to raise the city's income tax. for voters casting a the first hike in 25 years. the city is currently facing a $42 million budget dhalf percent tax hike will save cuts to city services avoid layoffs and continue the improvement in downtown. >> and another 250 will be on the ballot in november or next spring if passing, it will be and this morning, punxatawney phil did not see his shadow, making the weather prediction for an early spring.
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13 since 1988. you know who gets a 99.9% of the time? >> who is that? hat is who. >> is come temperatures, 28 degrees in cleveland. to start. twenty in medina is cold out there and ures at or below the freezing mark. we're talking about all morning how it's going to warm up. other good news, you don't have to wait for the rain for ute, dry and seeing the sunshine come out there. a nice look for northeast ohio this time of the year. the storm system is making its way toward us. we're not seeing the snow but the rain and timing evening commute is home and temperatures nice today and tomorrow, thursday again freezing. corrina? >> and eile they last. you mentioned the sunshine, somara, causing issues with sun glare on the roads and we're 90, 71, 77 and into the city and keep in mind, we have the closure west 106th street at madison avenue because of the water main break, that ed.
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roadways and drive time is not looking good at all. 22 minutes, 93 eastbound, the average speeds are crawling there, too and this is outside for you and showing you the sunglare is an issue, guys. >> and definitely. we'll have in the meantime, follow us on twitter and facebook. >> oh, yeah. we're active on social media
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good morning, america.e votes are in. cruz with an upset win over trump. rubio in a close third. >> we feel sogrowth we've had. >> sanders and clinton in a dead heat as it heads to new hampshire. also this morning the against val. why he's been sued for millions over a meme he posted. could anyone be at risk for what they repost?een in love before get ready for 10 dates in 10 states launching this morning. we follow one young woman who puts every test and has just ten days to do it.
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to finding the one you want. it's a girl morning from the wrestling ring with the most powerful woman in the wwe. >> i'm showing my daughters that a woman can do anything. question overnight. shut up and dance with me all that and john travolta and courtney b. vance here live as we say -- ca.'t you love that little laugh from courtney b. vance along with john travolta. they are starring in a new miniseries about the o.j. simpson trial. it they sent us some advance screeners, i've watched about half. wow. >> i've heard is -- whoa. >> uncanny we have a milestone to celebrate this morning. turns out that more than 5 million of you have liked us on
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>> they like us, really like us. >> the number keeps on going up and we want to say thank you to everyone who joined us around the clock on ideos and posts widely shared. this one has over 30 million views. it is our most popular so far, comes from the lowell, police department paying it forward. a cop giving out hard to get presents while faking traffic stops. really great. take a our little boy might like. >> this just turned my bad day into a good one. >> really great. great moment.e us on facebook so you can get updates on -- we sound desperate. >> we'll stop begging. >> itan. thank you. right to that big story. race for president, "your voice, your vote." and we've got that dead heat in the race. big surprises on the republican t to abc's jon karl in des moines.
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george. quite a night. bernie sanders gave hillary clinton a real jolt and on the republican did what no other republican has been able to do yet, he got in a big fight with donald trump and he beat him. >>tate of iowa. >> in the end high turnout and high drama as the first votes were cast in the 2016 >> iowa has sent notice that the republican nominee and the next president of thee chosen by we the people, the american people. >> reporter: ted cruz trumping trump who had led polls insh billionaire was gracious in defeat. >> i want to congratulate ted. i think i might come here and buy arump who insists he always wins now handed his first loss. >> thank you very much. on to new hampshire. >> reporter: but he still leads polls in every other go on to easily beat
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hell they throw up there. >> reporter: the iowa surprise, marco rubio, finishing in a strong third place androbin this morning -- >> i give the party the best chance not just to unify the conservative movement but to grow it. >> reporter: and on the democratic side, a nail biter. >> so as i stand herething a big sigh of relief, thank you, iowa. >> reporter: hillary clinton declared victoryers is certainly not conceding defeat. >> it looks like we are in a virtual tie. >> reporter: nine months ago clinton held a 40-pointders in iowa. sanders is not even officially a member of the democratic party. the democratic race was so tight that in some tiebreakers had to be conducted >> yes! [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: and we have our first politicalng out of the results. martin o'malley who barely registered on the democratic
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and on the republican side, mike huckabee who was the bigight years ago has suspended his campaign. george, robin. makes. mike huckabee won in 2008, he's out.ame in last place, not out yet but in last place. amy with the morning rundown. we begin with a travel s canceled and highways closed from colorado to minnesota because of possible blizzard conditions. up to two feet expected in some f that storm possible tornadoes, rob has much more on that forecast coming up. five suspects are in custody in france this morning accused of planning a potentialightclubs and bars. police say the four men and one woman in custody near lyon trying to obtain weapons and had us tickets to join fighters traveling to syria. the cdc has added more countries to the list of those affected by the mosquito-borne
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the world health organizationclared it's global emergency because of its link to birth defects. the latest included nicaragua and now brazil is warning pregnant women not to travel to the olympics because of this risk. you can logon to our website for the complete list of all countries in northern california a hoverboard is blamed for sparking a house fire leaving a family homeless. investigators say it was charging in a room fire started. at least 50 fires in 20 states have now been linked to hoverboards. and record profits made by the airlines may finally ben to passengers. american is the latest airline to announce the return of free snacks in coach. pretzels and cookies should be april. yay says the crowd. the airline posted a record $6 billion profit last year. and finally, we want to briefly mention a big honor for this may she will be honored at
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for the v foundation for cancer research. it is named afterbasketball coach jill valvano. robin is on the board and they have helped raise for than $150 research. go, robin. >> wow, 150 million. >> and dick vitale, he personally raised with his gala 15 million fox for pediatric cancer so bill ryan and urban meyerer are the other wait to be there in may with you. >> congratulations. great news. menu." >> congratulations, hat's coming up. "dancing with the stars" pro val sharing a major lawsuit with something he shared online. common? ad. very funny. we'll show you coming up and then ten days, ten state, ten
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mother always says it's not what you say, it's how you saynown for tough lovepartners but he's being sued for defamation andury reminding us a quick meme can have lasting impact. can you come out tonight >> reporter: he's known for his saucy moves the mirror ball with rumer willis on "dancing with the stars" but this morning, val chmerkovskiy is in legal hot water for sharing this meme with his s on facebook. the text reading, letting your kid become obese should be considered child abuse. the girl's family nowskiy for $6 million saying he humiliated a girl with down syndrome who's at much higher rick for since then over -- close to half a million followers of this credit have apparently viewed this same image. >> reporter: according to the
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unbeknownst to her at a baseball game. the photographer also being sued by the family posting it the caption, everything that's wrong with america back in 2008. >> skylar's older sister was surfing on her social page and happened upon a site by valentin chmerkovskiy where he had used this image of and she was shocked and surprised. >> reporter: the backlash on social media against chmerkovskiy was swift. one person writing, not cool. i agree with the fact td to encourage healthing eating but you don't have to put down this child to do it. >> reporter: while others are standing by the dance pro using #isupportval. >> he was not aware the girl had down's syndrome and took it down before there was any legal action. he never meant to offend anyone. he a conversation about what's healthy and not. >> reporter: val taking to
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one day you'll hear my side of the story, if anyone will still the family is not only suing the photographer but cbsnews.com for reposting it. now val who is known for visiting sick kids in the hospital has a lot of supporters later posted i have no decide to discriminate or shame. he says he just wanted to spark a conversation about childhood obesity and that is something he guys. >> he just sparked another conversation. all right, juju, thank you. going to bring back dan ab lawsuit. does the family have a case. >> it's not easy. first of all this picture was taken allegedly at a game, right, so she doesn't have an expectation of game. it's a public place. you can take pictures of people in a public place without them having an expectation of o allowed to express his opinion about things even if it isn't nice. the question is as a legal matter in my doesn't work, i don't think. i don't think he'll have any
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invasion of privacy. they will but the question is,liction of emotional distress is one of the allegations here. >> how do you prove damages to the amount of $6 million. >> first of all then on that kind of claim has to be so outrageous, because it's not -- you could always claim something is intentional infliction of emotionalt's mean and because i didn't like it and it made me unhappy. it has to go to another level to be able to be that tort. damages are reallyestions because when you're talking about a child you are "you're so vain" vain"'s not talking about someone who has lost wages or opportunities for jobs,s really just the mew millation factor. even if they were to win what is a difficult lawsuit damages would also be a tough thing for them to prove. >> as i saidg a conversation about can you ever be sued for reposting something?
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that could get you into a lot of>> yes, you got to remember that on social media you're effective effectively a publisher now. you are now publishing the same way anyone else isn out there. so if you say something that is liable louse or efense can't be, well, it's my facebook page, i can say whatever i want. you can say whatever you want and someone can sue you for what you said on there. same thing goes with regard toing. if you are sending it out, you are publishing it, you can be held responsible for what is in that -- reposting it. >> even if you're reposting, you're still the publisher. >> all right. just pause before you hit that send button. >> you got to think about it. this is serious stuff think they'll have a particularly strong lawsuit here. >> thank you, lara. thank you. now to the game on everybody's minds, super bowl eek we're showing you exclusive sneak peeks at the ads that will make as many headlines
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we showed you ryan reynolds.ing almost half a million views and now a first look at the eagerly anticipated ad that will have you tasting the rainbow with the one and onlytake a look. >> all right, let's do this. i got minds to twist and values to warp. >> mr. tyler, your skittles portrait. >>o the z or twiddly dee disgusting. >> you haven't heard me sing >> higher. dream on >> i think a little higher. dream on >> rock the rainbow. taste the rainbow. >> so, george? >> i liked it. >> robin. >> oh, yeah. >> so do you have a favorite between that and ryan reynolds? i don't know if you saw it. you were in iowa. ryan, that was good tv too. in a different way.
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super bowl to see these ads. i don't want to see them now. >> don't give them all away. there's lots to see, believe me. lots of people buying ads.ut them but, of course, we also are excited about the actual game, the nfl kid correspondent who went behind-the-scenes for "gma" at opening night and asked allions even going one-on-one with who? peyton manning and cam newton. take a look. night for super bowl 50, the kickoff to a week of excitement. all leading up to the big game sunday between thehe carolina panthers. and to help us cover this huge event, we have a very special , hi, hi, i'm marlo mostly and this is awesome. >> reporter: 11-year-old marlo mostly was chosen by the nfl from thousands of young have a whirlwind week leading up to the big game. >> let's go talk to soum of the players.
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assignment of a lifetime fan, marlo rubbing elbows with some of football's biggest stars. >> what do you mean by your last rodeo. >> i don't really know what thato you think that meant? that you're probably going to retire. >> you totally missed the point. i am going to go participate in rodeos. >> reporter: even the pantherse lineman michael oher portrayed in "the behindside." >> do you like being a movie star better or football itely football. >> reporter: picking their brains and getting some brilliant tips to raise her own game. >> how do you train to be a great quarterback? >> just like you train to be else. you have to put your mind to it. >> catch as many footballs as you can, run a lot and eat good. >> when i grow older i want toch just like you in the nfl. so i was wondering what advice you would give me. >> nothing says a young lady cannot grow up to be a head coach in the nfl.n't all business for this young correspondent. >> what do you think?
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when i'm in the end zone i do the dab just like you. >> no, you do. >> what. >> for "good morning america," i'm marlo moseley here in san you. >> marlo. >> she's got it. >> our jobs are in jeopardy. >> asking really great questions. >> thoughtful. 11 years old and a rockht now out to another star, rob, with a check on the weather. >> lara, these guys have been out here since 4from? >> houston, texas. >> a little chilly here. >> houston, texas. >> naples, florida. >> somebody from florida. and everybody from climates. where it's summer right now outside sydney, australia. listen and look at this lightning. oh, my goodness.se for comfort for sure and we have a severe weather threat in the states. plenty of that from memphis to baton rouge around noontime and louisville, nashville and birmingham and
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northern kansas all the way to southern minnesota. look at kearney, 52 miles an hour with blowing snow. that . that same system is heading our way and hasn't arrived yet. you don't have to worry about rain for the morning commute. it'sdegrees and stepping outside in cleveland and colder. up in menner, at 22 degrees. and this is the thing. once the system arrives, we see severe weather and it will be can see gusts around 35 miles an hour and we will be seeing that rain last throughout the night. the temperatures this afternoon topping off at 53 degrees and that rain is starting head back home. >> they almost bailed on me getting cold out here.side. >> thank you, rob. we begin with pope news. >> oh. >> yeah. there you go. nobody?s after the pontiff released his first music record,
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preparing to play himself in the upcoming film "beyond the sun"akes place in italy. the story line focusing on children from different cultures learning about jesus' teachings, this is not surprisingly theistory of the church which by the way was founded in the first century that any pope has become a movie star. proceeds will go to twoharity that is help at risk children and wondering what his rider might look like. only white candles. that could of course turn to wine. >> wow. >> thought that out as well. >> truly pope news. >> now we switch gears back to" selena gomez's fans know the heart wants what its wants and the world wants 7-year-old audrey to keep take a listen.
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i love you like a love song baby >> robin we could learn a thing or two from audrey. >> she >> she's got like -- better than jazz hands. it's audrey hands. >> go, audrey. >> roll back so i can tell everybody about little -- thank you, prompter. perfect rendition of "love you like a love song" has 14 million views. it's on facebook. audrey has diamond black fana rare bone marrow disorder. it is a tough disease, you guys, but as you can see she has the right attitude and the spirit to fight it.t her energy writing audrey, you are an amazing performer. call me if you ever need a duet partner. >> yes, ma'am. >> i love her you like a love song baby somehow not so cute when a a-year-old does it.e you. also in "pop news" this morning, more than 50,000 are
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narrate a full season of the animal planet network series rth." the rapper has proven he has his own style of commentary styles on "jimmy kimmel live" in a recurring segment called take a look. oh. wow. it's about 12 of them. they backed the gator a gator get punked by a mongoose. >> snoop has tweeted his support for the idea. we say animal planet, give it a he show's ratings are not through the roof you can always drop it like it's hot. >> oh. >> thank you. >> why did you -- >> did youe. is that four decades old? >> so out of touch. >> old school. >> wow.nally, guys, just a quickie, it's tuesday. who doesn't like tuesdays here. i knew that was robin's day.
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i mean i tell you look at that face. he is mad. he's a mad monkey. he ain't going to take it anymore. he's done, robin with your he's like grumpy monkey. >> thank you. i ran out of clever lines so that was grumpy monkey on this >> who are you calling a grumpy monkey. >> we all are a little bit. that's "pop news." >> john travolta and here. also blythe danner. counting down to valentine's day with the ultimate adventure. ten dates, ten states. >> a lot of kissing. tt0w!tw((i! el (.yd tt0w!tw((i! ed (([
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tt0w!tw((i% n-x-7bd . good morning, everybody. time now is 8:27. we have been reporting on overnight, two people were killed in a >> it happened around thee this morning near west 140th street. police say a small car was going northbound in the southbound lanes when it crashed into an se the jaws of life at one point until ems put a tarp over the car. the cleveland police n unit opposed the right three lanes for several hours overnight while reconstructing the scene. the tow trucks took away the mangled vehicles and the scene was cleared before 5. the aminer on scene confirming that two people were killed. the crash remains under investigation. and let's catch up on the forecast with >> and first thing,
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thirty degrees in akron this morning; 28, norwalk and it's going to warm up today. we'll hit the upper evening and 53 into the afternoon. the temperatures are going to continue to rise and we are going to see our chances for rain rise as rning commute for now and there it is. the big picture. you can see it moving toward us, that is the winter system causing the this is a look at the power of five seven-day forecast. temperatures as high as 60 degrees to start on wednesday and dropping. the wintery weather returns for you on thursday corrina. a couple of things to talk about. first, reports of a vehicle on fire. berea freeway north at 71. keep that sing slowdowns and looking to the big picture here, major delays, 77, 71 northbound and also, 90. we have an accident to at west 25th street. you can see the delays out that that is causing and west 106th street of the water main break and
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18 minutes, 77 northbound rock side to downtown and a live
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>> why what? >> seriously. don't tell me you just got in over your head. i want to know why, bernie. why? >> a scene from the upcomingadoff" miniseries with richard dreyfuss and blythe danner premiering tomorrow night on abc. >> playing ruth madoff. blithe is joining us to tell us in just a minute. first we are counting down to valentine's day and about to launch our big ten dates, ten states experiment. a third of all adults in thee and looking for love. an inside look at the way so many are fining love today online.
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score that second date. >> i've used tinder. >> badoo. >> getting married meet online. one of the hottest apps, hinge. >> hinge introduces you to friends of friendse types of people you'd meet at a house party or wedding or dinner but we happen to meet them together. >> reporter: 23-year-old abc news producer erica scott isg ten dates in ten states in just ten days. dr. helen fisher, author of "anatomy of love" conducted a survey of match and told her patience pays. >> 59% of them think that they might begin to fall in love on the second date and that's >> reporter: but bizarrely the most likely predictor sushi boosting your chances by 170%. >> the simpleunusual says they're willing to try something different, new, interesting and maybe even try
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>> reporter: erica'he modern state of the first date stars today. ice skating in new york with date number one, josh. flirting with jet lagwo is tomorrow in honolulu, from there she dates her way back to times square skiing in colorado, two-nd cooking in chicago all in time for valentine's day. all right. and our very braveica scott joins us now. bags are packed. >> bags are all packed. >> why did you agree to take on this very grueling and interesting assignment? >> y going to be an adventure for sure. you know, i'm kind of new to the dating scene and i thought, it sounded like a little bit of fun and i'm excited to justll happen. i mean i'm going to hawaii today. you can't fight that. >> touche. any concerns though? >> a flight. the whole thing will unravel if
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>> yes. >> is there a strategy fore in each state. >> having everything planned out, all the dates are set and ready to go. hopefully i don't get stood up. >> in fact, speak of that you first date just around the corner from here. >> like ten minutes from now i'm going over to bryant park. >> can we follow you. >> yeah, please, come along with. >> there's . >> waiting for you right now, erica. >> i haven't met him yet. i shouldn't look. >> his name is josh. >> yes, his name is josh. >> and he knows the following him. >> i don't know why anybody would agree to it. >> he's cute. look at him. he's 23 in finance, likes hip-hop music and walks on the beach and rainbows. >> perfect. >> do you have any expectations heading into this, erica? >> expectation, just have a lot of fun. oh, my gosh, it sounds like good time but, no, just see where everything goes. >> all right, all right. we are looking forward to you -- you probably ought to leave now or you.
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>> we'll check back in with you in a bit. you can follow her journey and get a behind-the-scenes look atrica.com on yahoo! so don't miss any planes, erica. >> i'll do my best. over here with blythe danner, she has a juicy new role in "madoff" and madoff, the wife of bernie, one of the most epic financial con men in all time. take a look. >> i told her it's because you know the future. you always have. that's howoes well even in bad times. >> and that's why you and i are going to be okay. >> tell me again. >> >> do you love me? thank. >> you is it a love story? >> well, i don't -- the overall whole thing, i don't know that it's a love story.
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understand how this woman was a sociopath, you know, that this man who she loved from the time she met him when she was 16 just completm to take over her life. >> he duped everyone. his sons, his wife. >> yeah. >> so that's where you come down. a lot think maybe she was an >> i don't believe she was. i think, you know, and as i say when you're with someone for that many years and he really, he really did rule the roost. no question about it. everyone that i talked to that knew them both said that she behaved quite differently when she was with her friends andine and a good time and the minute bernie appeared she was much more formal and really cared, watched him, cared for him, made sure he ate, you properly -- i mean, it was a very motherly i think -- >> hard to wrap your arms around the whole scandal. in the end, his son commits suicide.
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you did have a chance to talk to her. >> i like? >> well, she was fragile. you know, i mean how could you not be? you've weathered this unbelievable storm. i was impressed, though, able to walk around and, you know, be present because she was -- she wanted me i think to realize, to see that she was a mother who is very, very much loved about i her family. i could see the support she had around her side. i felt good about that for her. such a revealing series for so many people to see. before you go, though, i also want to ask your husband bruce y years ago from throat cancer and that inspired you to work with the oral cancer foundation. tell us about that. >> yeah, my daughter throughancer has raised great funds for oral cancer foundation, oral cancer foundation.org which i urge people to visit because it's an epidemic. every day there's -- someone
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every year in our country from cer and i don't think many people know that. >> i didn't know is that. >> no, it's becoming, as i say much more prevalent amongople so urge them to get the prepubescent children boys and girls to get the inoculation against hpv.tant and so a lot to go into so that's why we really urge people to go on to the website and look into it. >> rg and the miniseries "madoff" airs tomorrow on abc. thanks very much for coming in, blithe. rob. >> all bundled up from iowa. you got the jacket open. this is nothing for you. >> no, it's not, it was like negative 20 a few weeks ago so we're rthday was yesterday. she spent it in new york. let's talk about the weather coming into the east coast with the blood watch in effect for
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with the rain coming in that could create some melting and tomorrow. the blizzard and showers out in san francisco. . it's cold out there. the temperatures in the 20s. good news, we're rising to 53 . rain is moving in this afternoon, a good amount, moderate to heavy and that is time. is brought to you by rent a center. your mom and in-law's birthday if and my sister's birthday. happy birthday. >> back to you inside? thank you, coming up, john they're here live opening up about starring in the new o.j.
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o.j. simpson case captivated the nation. that was more than two decades ago. now it's about to do it again with the new series v. o.j. simpson: american crime story." here with us now john travolta and courtney b. vance who stars as attorneys joh robert shapiro. welcome. showing you some love. you're a newbie to "gma." >> i'm an oldie. >> we go back. >> i told you that i'veatch the first two.
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allowed us to see it ahead of time. my goodness. it's one of those that you rememberwhen, especially the white bronco. do you remember where you were, john. >> yeah, i was in caramel, month ray, california. my dad was glued to the television. i was in my rebirth of my career with "pulp fiction" and just won at the film festival and i was career but experiencing this american tragedy, it was a real dichotomy. >> i bet it was. how about you? >> i was in ere doing "panther" and the preempted -- bronco chase preempted the finals, nba>> i remember that. >> and i was -- what is going on here? i want to see my teams play and then all of a sudden i realized what was going on ands a huge o.j. simpson fan.
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>> from the usc days and buffalo bills and so i was state of shock that this is happening and because it was so new, we had never seen something where the whole world was captivated since the kennedy it really took me -- so that's why i really couldn't -- i didn't engage in the trial during the middle porras of it, the year-long a football player and coach and he was compelled by this and kept us informed every day. >> i wish i hadnd i'm telling you, both of you and the entire cast, you just really captured that moment.>> thank you. >> i want to play a bit. your character, bob shapiro going up against marcia clark . >> where is your client. >> i'm sorry. he's with a few doctors. he's very depressed. >> yeah, well, he should be depressed. he killed two people. he's going to your location.
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now. >> you had to be -- i don't want to say talked into this but you were reluctant to take the role >> well, initially, you know, i thought, well, why are they doing this and is it a guilty pleasure? is it going to be sensational and it was anything butn offered, you know, a position as a producer to ensure the quality of the project if i wanted to andn murphy and nina jacobson they only do high end things. i did take a while and surveyed a lot of industry to see what they felt and they felt like tv was really coming around to be, you know, the place where adults go to watch things aids for movies and adults for tv and so and it was multilayered. this is about racism, about classism, the legal and judicial system being broken, you know,me, celebrity.
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>> and when i saw that it was hitting so many subject matters so brilliantly then it was why wouldn't you do this?f the boxes like that. >> it does. >> you were able to meet johnnie cochran. >> yes. >> before he passed. >> years ago at a party. >> what did you -- willing to take on this role. >> oh, i was -- i did a couple of meetings with ryan and brad and all and had no problem. >> good wig. >> yes. kind of -- i didn't know i looked that much like him until i put that wig on. >> you said you didn't want to want to mimic him. you studied him. >> you know, he's iconic. i said, i'm not him. if i can suggest and let the into the story i know i will have done my job so -- >> what is your hope when people watch. do you think people will change their mind? i know that's not what you want hope for from my perspective is people will begin
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i think it was so fresh back then, people were sohey were watching it every day. they couldn't step back enough to be able to say, wow, you feel that way? i feel this way. well, let's talk about it. we need to talk. we need to know, each episode surprised the actors. we learned something every new script we were amazed and think at the end of the ten episodes you'll understand why the verdict was what it was and you will be enlightened by all the s were happening that you never could have had access to that wasn't admitted -- addt. the furman tapes, the bickering between the lawyers, the fight for fame, you know, the legal allenged, i mean, wow, you know. a lot of it. >> a little bit of bickering.
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>> well, and courtney ifd i'll ask "grease!" "grease live." >> i didn't get to see it. i was flying to be with you. so i didn't get a chance to see'll watch it. >> it was beautiful. it was beautifully done and it originals. >> so cool. i got chis john. we love you. thank you. love to both your beautiful talented wife, as well. give them our >> hope you come back, both of you. "the people v. o.j. simpson" premieres tonight on fx. coming up, the next.
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she can rage, and roar, and crack, but mother nature
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. be unstoppable. this is my fight song& life song& we're black with the latest installment of girl power and look at the powerhouse behind one of the most popular in 650 million
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nearly half of its viewers were women and running the show from behind the scenes, a woman, here's her story. it's no secret that when it comes to professional wrestling it's aso what may surprise some of you to learn that a woman is behind it all. >> stephanie mcmahon. >> fighting both inside the ring and ver 50 years stephanie mcmahon daughter of vince mcmahon is at the helm of transforming the network as theef brand officer. in a field that has been dominated by men what do you as a woman bring to the table? >> i think what women bring to the table is perspective andes women feel insecure like they don't belong at the table with men and why? is your opinion any less valuable than anybody else's? think that the best way to really come to the best decision
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>> wwe's missioneporter: she earned it in the boardroom. coffee. >> reporter: working her way up from a receptionist. felt you had to fight for that wasn't just given to you if perhaps would if you were a man. >> because i'm the is a perspective that everything has been handed to me so ha makes me have to work and fight that much harder to prove why iorter: she brings that same vigor and fight into the ring playing a character people love to hate. >> you are nothing more than a wanna-be reality star. >> how fun the role you play in front of the cameras while also being, can i say badass, a badass behind thell. >> i'm mean. i'm really hateful but behind the scenes to be able to represent this brand that i care so much about is an amazing truly privileged. >> and she's using that opportunity to make change.
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her leadership over 40% of wwe now women and as a mom of three daughters, she's proving that women can do it all and then some. how do you balance both worlds? >> i'm showing my woman can do anything. it's never going to be perfect. sacrifices have to happen along the way whether it's a sacrifice at work or a sacrifice, yhome. but where i think women can be better at home is allowing our husbands to do more. >> reporter: and it is with her husband, h she's paving a new way for women in wrestling, fighting against gender stereotypes with the . >> our fans asked us to do more and feature them as athletes and give them more meaningful characters. their not just eye candy. we want more and we'reerything we can to super serve that need. >> what is girl power to you. >> i think that girl power is about believing in yourself.
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about standing up for yourself and not taking no for an answer. even when we aren't aware that we're having an impact, we are. little girlsknow, women in the ring or see strong female characters, that's just the way it is. there's no reason why they can't be like that. you know, i think that us just t presence means more than we even realize. >> and stephanie mcmahon, you embody girl power.
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"good t to you by aleve. all day strong, all day long with 12 hours' strength. >> and before we go. there's erica scott getting started on her first date.d at all that we have our cameras there. >> good luck, guys. >> we'll check in tomorrow. have a good day. >> have a good day.
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it's on your tuesday. i'm terrence lee. >> i'm jackie fernandez. the cleveland mayor is calling to raise the city's income oters pass the proposal, it would be the first income tax hike here in 25 years. the city currently facing a $42 million budget deficit. the mayor said that x hike will save cuts to city services, avoid layoffs and continue the improvement happening in downtown. >> the raise will cause someone making $50,000 a year an added 250. it will be on the ballot in november or next spring. if passed, it will become ately. and new this morning, punxatawney phil did not see his shadow making his weather prediction for an early spring. take it with a grain of salt has only gotten it right 15 times since 1988. can we make that his nickname? >> i like that. >> and now to mar annoy with >> and -- mara now with the forecast.
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is that is pushing toward us. the good news, we're not seeing snow from it but it arrives this evening. we're talking about dinnertime when you're cooking at home. you will hear thunder rumbling and showers on the window pane. 53 degrees is the high rnoon and that power of 5 seven-day forecast, the great weather is sticking around for long and thursday, back to corrina? >> thunder in february, that is crazy. some improvements on the roads and slowdowns for you. 77-71 northbound, a couple of issues to zoom in on here. we had the accident 90 t 25th street, cleared and delays because of that. another blocking the shoulders, 71 northbound before the inner st 106th street closed because of the water main break and should be reopened thursday or friday. and this is a look at drive times and a look outside.
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