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making news in america this morning, primary day. the first votes in new hampshire already in. who has the early lead? plus, donald trump like you have never heard him before echoing a supporter's vulgar insult hurled at ted cruz. we're live in new hampshire. breaking overnight, two trains on a collision course smashing into each other. in. rescuers going from car to car among the twisted metal. growing concerns over the zika virus. the cdc now at its highest alert level. plus, the white house requesting billions to help fight the virus. and buzz beater. the intentional miss at the free
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wild win. well, good tuesday morning. we begin with the second contest. >> the new hampshire primary kicked off in three tiny communities including dixville notch. out of 65 votes cast so far trump, kasich, cruz are in a three-way tie and sanders is outpacing clinton by nearly 2-1. >> statewide polls show trump and sanders enjoying wide leads. it's "your voice, your vote" and we begin our coverage with abc's kenneth moton live in manchester, new hampshire. good morning to you, kenneth. >> reporter: good morning, reena and kendis. yes, all eyes are on new hampshire today. overnight, some candidates were in reflection mode while others were on the attack. it's finally here, new hampshire primary day. >> i want this job because i love this country in i need your vote. >> it's all about turnout.
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the granite state. one campaign event after another. even during a snowstorm. bernie sanders' supporters feeling the bern in a late night one. >> unbelievable. unbelievable. [ cheers and applause ] i want to thank you. >> reporter: overnight gop front-runner donald trump eager for a win. >> i don't care what happens, no matter what, this has been the most amazing experience of my life. and you people have made it that way. >> reporter: trump calling his final rally before the primary a love fest. but there was no love between the candidates on the campaign trail. the attacks kept coming. >> donald trump organizes his campaign around disparaging people. >> i think being a progressive means you want to make real progress. 9 last thing we need is promises that can't be met. >> reporter: this morning, three small precincts in new hampshire
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the historic dixville notch was the first to open to its nine voters. with all three precincts reporting and sanders beating clinton in a three-way gop tie between ted cruz, john kasich and donald trump. >> i think people want to know authenticity more than they ever have. >> reporter: the latest polls up and down but trump and sanders have kept consistent leads and the candidates have started to turn their attention to next primary. kendis and reena. >> despite the polls we're seeing what sort of role do we expect the undecided will play today? >> reporter: oh, kendis, the un undecideds will play a big role. 29% have not made up their mind. the weather will also play a major role, 19 degrees. we had that snowstorm move through yesterday. road crews are working hard right now to clear the roads for that expected more than half a
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exciting. our kenneth moton live in manchester, new hampshire. get in and get warm. >> it does look colder than 19 degrees there in manchester. well, donald trump is under fire this morning for a vulgarity that he repeated on the stump in manchester last night. >> it happened as he was speaking about his chief rival, texas senator ted cruz. it was then that a woman in the crowd called cruz an obscene name and trump couldn't resist repeating the woman's remarks to the crowds. >> she said he's a [ bleep ]. that's terrible. terrible. [ cheers and applause ] terrible. that's terrible. >> trump gently reprimanded for her using the term telling her never to repeat it. >> a major shake-up in the
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former new york city mayor michael bloomberg has confirmed to "the financial times" he's considering a run for president himself. as an independent, eighth richest man in america says he's distressed tee rise of trump, cruz and sanders and the current campaign is an insult to voters. he believes he'd have to get his name on ballots by early next month. stay with abc news for primary results both on air and online. "good morning america" and "world news tonight," our political team will be live in new hampshire. first breaking news coming in from overseas. the collision of two passenger germany. police say the two regional trains crashed head-on just before 7:00 a.m. local time. this is in the bavaria section of germany. new video shows the mangled trains. there are reports of several injuries. the cause of the crash not known at this point.
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violent clashes with police overnight in hong kong. officers using pepper spray and batons, even firing several warning shots over the protesters who hurled bricks and bottles at police. the violence erupting as the government tried to crack down on illegal food vendors during the lunar new year holiday. widow of an isis leader charged in the connection of kayla mueller captured three years ago in syria. the woman admitted last year she and her husband kept her captive in a home where she was sexually assaulted by the head of the islamic state. she's now in iraqi custody. but it's not clear when or if she'll stand trial here in the u.s. back here at home kids in boston are heading back to school today after four-day weekend. snow canceled classes friday. and also on monday from two separate storms. well, yesterday high winds caused the biggest problems at the airport, but buses and other
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city moving. well, the radar shows that storm moving off new england today but another one heading toward it from the midwest, clouds scattered across the northeast and ohio valley at this hour. that said it should be mild in denver for the broncos victory parade. the team arrived back home with the vince lombardi trophy yesterday. >> fans were there to greet them and thousands will line a parade route to salute the team honored at an event in civic center park. >> who doesn't like a parade especially on a special tuesday? it is mardi gras or fat tuesday, the last day to party in new orleans before the start of lent. the last three parades will roll through the streets as usual there will be plenty of mardi gras beads being toss around, not to mention lots and lots of celebration in the streets of the french quarter and ends at midnight when leapt begins with ash wednesday. >> also looks like so much fun. >> and it is. >> raising the alert level because of the zika virus.
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the royal caribbean cruise liner and its passengers riding out the storm this morning. we're hearing from the people on board. the return of that white bronco, the suv in o.j.
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the canopy of this gas station near los angeles collapsed yesterday trapping those two cars that were there filling up at the time. two maintenance workers were on top of the canopy when it began to give way. one worker was slightly injured in the collapse. the driver of both cars are said to be fine. president obama is hoping to step up the battle against the
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$1.8 billion to use on a vaccine and other measures aimed at protecting pregnant women from the mosquito-borne virus. the state of emergency has expanded to seven florida counties and the cdc has moved its emergency operations center to the highest alert level. well, this morning a new warning will a popular make of car. honda is recalling 45,000 of its redesigned civics. the recall affects 2016 civics equipped with two-liter four-cylinder engines. the engines can fail and stall while being driven. a missing or properly installed piston grip may be the cause. no reports of any fire, crashes or injuries. the faa says there are now more registered drone operators in the u.s. than there are registered planes. about 325,000 drone owners, 5,000 more than the number of registered aircraft. the drone registration program was launched just before christmas to track operators who break rules. it seems like americans are ready to spend when it comes to
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on average we're going to spend nearly $147 for the upcoming holiday and according to one study a record total of $19.7 billion collectively will be spent on the occasion. valentine's day reminder to you fellas is on sunday. just in case. >> good reminder. when we come back the investigation under way. did a speeding meteorite hit someone. plus, caught on power lines. a parachutist going off course. new pictures of his risky
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well, this is a live look in times square. light snow falling down. the worst of the winter storm is over on the east coast. it should not keep people from voting in the primary in most spots though may have to start their day with a little shoveling. in southern california, they're suffering from record heat. oh, send help. temperatures could reach into the 90s today. yesterday l.a. hit a record of 89 degrees. even san francisco tied for the record at 74, but the high heat and high winds are making the fire danger worse. by. well, after a look at morning road conditions trouble-free across most of the country but could be slippery across the ohio valley and new england. if you're taking to the air, delays possible across the
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philly, d.c., plus chicago in the midwest and those delays could trigger others, as well, across the country. this morning the father of a 13-year-old girl who was murdered in cold blood allegedly at the hands of two virginia tech students was speaking publicly for the first time. >> david lovell, the father of nicole lovell told dr. phil he tried to intervene after finding out his daughter was talking to older men online. at one point even taking her phone away from her. screen shots of her phone reveal she was talking to a man named david. >> she fought like a wildcat, i bet. i mean she's my kid. i know she fought like a wildcat. i'd like to be locked up in the same cell with him. i'm pretty sure i could get answers out of him. and, you know, took my little girl. >> 18-year-old david eisenhauer, 19-year-old natalie keepers are
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lovell's body was found 80 miles from her own home and only two miles from the home of her grandparents. eisenhauer. you can see more of the interview on his show tomorrow. the cruise ship damaged by hurricane-force winds in the atlantic heading back to its home port in new jersey but royal caribbean is under fire for allowing the ship to sail despite warnings about a storm. 40-foot waves and 76-mile-an-hour winds slammed the ship sunday sending furniture flying and forcing 4500 passengers to retreat to their cabins. >> the amount that things were shifting around our room was a little frightening. >> royal caribbean decided not to continue to the bahamas citing concern for the comfort of their guests and more bad weather in the forecast. the ship is expected to arrive in new jersey tomorrow. well, scientists in india are investigating whether a man was killed by a meteorite in the area where it struck. fragments are being analyzed to confirmed whether it was an
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such tragedies are rare because space rocks usually burn up in the earth's atmosphere or fall into an ocean. the last death believed to be caused by a meteorite happened 1825. a skydiver had an unfortunate end to his jump. he wound up getting tangled in power lines near a small airport. this is near daytona, that. firefighters using a ladder truck to untangle him and get him to the ground. he was not injured. well, expect a sea of orange in downtown denver for the victory parade. >> and now that football is over let's get hoops action right now from espn. >> he's stan. i'm neil. ladies first. >> oh, yeah, they get the spotlight. >> unone versus two, connecticut taking on south carolina. both undefeated in columbia. sold out crowd there to check it out, breanna stewart put on a show. not the one they wanted to see in columbia, though. stewart gets to the hole. she was on target from three. and then an up and under move,
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came back with 12 more in the second half. ten rebounds, five blocks. you know how many games they won in a row. >> 59. >> 60 now. 60. they snapped south carolina's home win street, 66-54. >> the coach calls her stew which. you know what the coach calls lebron james? >> what? >> mr. james. cavs/kings, james to kyrie irving, now to j.r. smith, james, i'll just take this on my own. lebron james, ten points, seven rebound, eight assists in the first half. didn't have a triple-double this season. you know what, and he said, basically he was like, yeah, i know and i needed one. afterwards he said i finally got over the hump. he did it in three quarters, rested in the fourth. cavaliers won by 20. >> wednesday night on espn, lakers and cavaliers, kobe
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he's even preserved the gas that was in its tank. "inside edition" takes it for a ride on tonight's show. >> okay. interesting. >> interesting piece of trivia. >> i can't believe he kept the gas. >> i know. who knew it was possible? next up this young gymnast from ucla. we think she deserves all 10s. >> talking about sophina dejesus who is doing a floor routine. she had teammates and fans dancing right along and you blame them, her final tumbling pass was simply incredible. we're not even going -- wow. look at that. describe it. >> the crowd was calling for a perfect score but sophina >> oh. >> not a 10. >> robbed. >> 9.925 from the judges and no matter it was great going but look at this form as she goes right down. i'm not going to give you the play-by-play. >> a triple salchow. no, that's figure skating.
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is right for you. good morning. cool temperatures to start. not as cold as yesterday but feels colder because of the winds. numbers in the 50s. yesterday we were 30s and 40s but look at the winds. sustained winds now from 15 to 25 miles an hour. that is how we've been really since last night. southwest wind. now behind the front a northwesterly wind took over. look at the wind gusts. upwards of 40 miles an hour. that is serious stuff. we're going to continue with that throughout today. 35, 40 mile-per-hour wind gusts through the afternoon. titan doppler generally quiet but because of the strong northwest flow. by the way, there were a few showers last night. we have the potential to bring in, especially along the
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certainly rain coverage at 20%, you can see he that nicely depicted on the futurecast here with that northwest flow. a few streamers coming in out of the gulf and again that is just that strong wind, taking out the moisture from the gulf and depositing it in the form today. generally a lot of clouds too. that is the other thing, the northwest flow will bring it off the water. we continue with highs only into the upper 50s. it will never feel like this because the wind is going to be so strong. it will feel colder than the actual temperature. overnight lows. wake up tomorrow morning and then we really get into it. 30s and 40s. factoring in the wind it will still be gusty tomorrow morning. it will feel like we're in the low to mid-30s in spots. so we'll watch that closely. again no big storms on the way. it's just we're locked into this winter pattern that is very cool temperatures, well
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we should be low 70s. 59 is all we're going to be able to muster here. dangerous conditions for boating. we've been talking about that. 10 to 14-foot seas without a tropical storm. that is something here. 20 to 30 knots, very rough out there. and we're going to continue with the gale warning throughout today. obviously spa small craft advisory remains in effect. you have gales out there, no business boating. we're looking at the high and low tides. be very careful if you try to dip into the cold water. it's going to be dangerous stuff with the waves. breezy conditions tomorrow. it will still be windy, just not as strong with the winds by say midday. so we're in better shape. we're trying to warm up, thursday, 61 degrees. still below normal but watch this, in time for the weekend, friday upper 60s, that's the way we'll continue here through the early part of the weekend. getting close, flirting with 70 and plenty of sunshine.
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