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this morning on "world news now," political confrontation. hillary clinton on the defensive after bernie sanders' victory in new hampshire. last night's debate and what's next for the candidates. challenging donald trump. his tirade with jeb bush and how bush is responding. the fight for votes in south carolina. new this half hour, a difficult scene on the highway. >> the police pursuit, the speeding car and a violent crash. what the officers did that's considered heroic. and later in "the skinny," lamar odom's first public appearance since his health scare. and kanye west was part of the excitement. it's friday, february 12th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning, everyone on this busy friday. i'
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quite a show there at madison square garden, 2 million people watching online. >> fashion week here. >> it is a lot of fun. we're going to get started with a little bit of dustup that took place on the road to the white house. talking about the democrats taking on each other to task last night in milwaukee. >> hillary clinton and bernie sanders were both looking for sfroirt african-americans and latinos. clinton repeatedly tied herself to president obama and sand areas called for an overhaul of american politics. >> the american people are tired of establishment politics, tired of establishment economics, they want a political revolution in which millions of americans stand up. >> i want to tackle those barriers that stand in the way of too many americans right now. >> well, the candidates also clashed on foreign and domestic issues. clinton dismissed some of sanders' policies as unrealistic. >> both sides rolled out african-american endorsements ahead of the debate.
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members of the congressional black caucus sided with clinton and sanders won the support of civil rights icon and entertainer harry bellefonte. >> it's your voice, your vote. abc's liz kreutz has more from the debate. good morning. >> good morning. after that devastating loss in new hampshire, the pressure was on hillary clinton at last night's debate. she's been criticized for not having a cohesive message especially compared to bernie sanders. but at last night's debate, she came armed with one going after sanders for being a single issue candidate and for criticizing president obama. sanders fired back. take a listen. >> he's called him weak. he's called him a disappointment. he wrote a forward for a book that basically argued voters should have buyers remorse when it comes to president obama's leadership and legacy. >> madame secretary, that is a low blow. one of us ran against barack obama. i was not that candidate. >> the two candidates also sparred over wall street, foreign policy and criminal
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justice reform. that's going to be a topic they both zero in on in the coming days as they make their final pitch to minorities whose votes are critical in the next two states up, south carolina and nevada. kendis and reena? >> liz, thanks you. those controversial e-mails from clinton's private server may linger over some upcoming primaries. that's after a federal judge ordered all of them released in four installments this month. a new batch coming tomorrow, another set for february 19th, a day before nevada's democratic caucus. more e-mails are due a day before south carolina's primary and then there's the final batch which is out just before super tuesday. >> what about the republicans? they're battling it out for the next round of votes. the attacks are flying. and many of them are going in the direction of donald trump after his landslide victory in new hampshire. we get more from abc's jonathan karl. >> reporter: taunting his rivals, donald trump is declaring, if they can't beat him here in south carolina, they
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going to give it up. we're going to run the table, and we will make america great again. that i can tell you, okay? >> reporter: trump's campaign says it's so confident, it's only going to run positive tv ads. >> he wants to make america great and that's what i want, too. >> reporter: there's one candidate trump still can't resist attacking. > i'll be honest, the last thing we need is another bush. that i can tell you. >> reporter: we traveled to florence, south carolina to meet up with governor bush. as he went into the venus restaurant, he seemed irritated by the mere mention of trump's name. >> will you be able to stop donald trump here? >> i hope so. >> reporter: why does he keep hitting you? >> he must be worried. >> reporter: inside he hit back. >> do you want an entertainer in chief, someone who will say whatever he wants to make it all about him? insult people, divide people? basically just talk trash on his way to the republican nomination? >> reporter: marco rubio launched his own grenade at trump. >> don
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policy experience, negotiating a hotel deal in another country is not foreign policy experience. >> reporter: rubio still haunted by his bad debate. >> we're here to see marco roboto. is he inside? >> reporter: those mocking rubio robots following him to south carolina. former president george w. bush will be headlining a big rally for his brother in charleston on monday. it's the latest sign that jeb bush who started this campaign saying he is his own man and didn't even put his last name on campaign signs is now banking on the bush name to help revive his campaign. jonathan karl, abc news, columbia, south carolina. >> a fun weekend in south carolina indeed. >> in the meantime, on capitol hill, congressman duncan hunter blew up a debate about e-cigarettes by taking a deep puff of his own vaporizer. yeah, the republican from california was arguing against a proposal to ban vaping on planes saying the devices have helped him and countless others quit smoking cigarettes. hunter lost his battle. the committee voted in favor of
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are you allowed to do that on capitol hill? isn't there a no smoking policy? >> i don't know they have those laws yet. >> oh, all right. that was an interesting moment. >> well, a highway patrol officer in missouri is being recognized for his quick action following a violent car collision. trooper jim thuss was pursuing a speeding driver he clocked at more than 100 miles an hour. the guy ran straight into a woman's car at the intersection. the impact produced a large fireball and a plume of smoke. >> she sees him coming and hits the gas. she just has enough time to barely touch the pedal and move forward just enough to where instead of the other vehicle hitting her door, it hit right behind her door. >> officer thuss is seen on dashcam carrying the woman to safety. she's now in a rehab hospital facing a long recovery. the 23-year-old suspect is in custody and he is facing several charges. >> bravo to that officer.
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>> in the meantime, we move on now to some extreme weather. and we're talking about extreme cold. this, take a look, was the icy scene in scranton, pennsylvania after a water main burst the ice coating everything. with temperatures dropping dangerously low this weekend, that ice is not going anywhere anytime soon. >> the cold could come with a one-two punch with snow in the east. let's get the details right now from justin povick at accuweather. >> thanks and good morning to you, as well. later on today, we're going to be following a very, very strong, sharp arctic cold front. back behind this, the coldest air of the season. again out ahead of it, there's going to be the potential for some snow bands, some snow squall s which could put down a couple of inchesf snow over the interior along with gusty winds, as well. heading in toward next week, we'll follow the potential for an even bigger snowstorm. reena, kendis, back to you. >> all right. >> did he say even bigger snowstorm? >> yeah. >> what?
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kendis. >> in a month and a half. >> thank you. >> the mannequins are no longer your ordinary dummies thanks to some new technology. >> this is a hong kong university professor has created the i dummy, a smart mannequin that can change body shape and size with just a few clicks on a computer. >> oh, my goodness. please tell me i can implant these in my waistline. technology allows clothing designers to craft and adjust garments to fit virtually any size, oh, my goodness, your booty too -- without removing the clothing from the mannequin. i could use these irobot implants. >> wow. >> look at that. >> like a kardashian booty. >> suddenly you want to wear jeans, have a hot night on the town and get the kardashian booty. >> quick lift. that's brilliant. >> quick lift. that's a good name. is that what you want to call it? >> get that guy a nobel prize. coming up in "the skinny," the lamar odom first public appearance since his health
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scare. >> also ahead, oprah winfrey never afraid of big purchases. find out what she just bought for nearly 29 million bucks. >> looks like a scene from "the color purple," didn't it? and staying in touch with your smartphone even during a deep freeze. special gloves that really click. you're watching "world news now."
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attendant were checked out for smoke inhalation. >> frightening indeed. and the congressman who is waging a war on shrinking airline seats has apparently lost his battle. a house committenarrowly defeated an amendment to an faa funding bill proposed by democrat steve cohen of tennessee. heanted size standards for airline seats but he says he will add the provision to the bill again when it comes to the floor of the house. turning now to the bitter cold and are smart phones, the two the don't always mix at least not with human fingers. >> this is one option. it's not a very good option. but people who can't put down their phones even in sub freezing temperatures, you're looking at the color. for those hi-tech touch screen gloves. >> where did you get those from? >> one of the "gma" producers. my closet. abc's gio benitez shows us the other options.
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can be a pain in more ways than one. >> annoying. i would i have to take off the gloves every time just to send a text. >> reporter: regular gloves don't work with touch screens. and here's why. the fabric blocks the charge from your finger which activates your phone. nick guy of wirecutter.com that advises on best gadgets evaluated 12 pairs of touch screen gloves find out how well they work. looking at all of these, they don't have those tips that we're so used to seeing. >> no, the technology has advanced. they actually sew in silver and copper thread that conducts electricity and allows you to use your touch screen as if you weren't wearing gloves. >> reporter: to test for touch screen ability, nick camped out in a temperature controlled brewery a lot like this one keeping it consistently frosty just above freezing while he texted, used apps and played games. now it's my turn with wire cutter's picks. >> it's cold in here. 37 degrees. >> got to keep the beer chilly. >> first up the moshi digits.
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$29.95. >> these were our favorite gloves. they were nice and warm but we were able to type really well with the thumbs on them. >> reporter: next up the north face thermal ball e tip gloves for $50. >> material is thicker. not quite as flexible. but they're still impressive for how warm they are. >> reporter: he says all the gloves lose condtivity over time but sometimes too quickly. that's what wire cutter found with a pair of glider gloves winter style that he tried which sell for $29.99. >> the fact is, they can wear out. we found that was unacceptable. >> reporter: glider gloves told us we found that it's about 1% of all gloves that fail early. we do back up our product with a 90-day warranty and replace any gloves that have failed or are defective. nick's advice, get gloves with grip material on the palm. see how well the phone stays? the belief get a tight fit.
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watch out for gloves with extra or seams on the tip. that reduces touch screen ability. gio benitez, abc news, new york. who knew? or the concept?ny of those? >> i don't understand. these are beautiful gloves look hand knit. it defeats the purpose. >> it does defeat the purpose. >> your important bits are uncovered. >> this set of important bits. but yeah, they're uncovered. and it really does defeat the purpose and you're freezing out there, but she can still text and do script an probable. >> i'm a little bit jealous of your gloves. i think they're very pretty. >> awesome. you should see the suit they go with. coming up, the mix of music, fashion and kanye west. we're not talking about kendis. >> not at all. and steven spielberg weighs in on the oscar so white controversy. "the skinny" is next. controversy. "the skinny" is next.
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♪ skinny, so skinn ♪ skinny, so skinny time now for "the skinny." topping our headlines this morning, the event that was kanye west. >> it really was kanye west. pushing the envelope in a big way yesterday. west blew a hole straight through the increasingly sedate and even at times boring new york fashion week combining the presentation of his yeezy season 3 line with the premiere of his seventh album "the life of pablo." typically bold and brash and one of the tracks on that album, west even takes a swipe at taylor swift.
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♪ that know me best i feel like me and taylor might still have sex ♪ ♪ i made that famous for all the girls that get from kanye west ♪ ♪ if you see him in the streets give him kanye's best ♪ >> what is he talking about james taylor like that? >> 20,000 people crowded to madison square garden for the experience including estranged brother nahla mar odom his first public appearance since he overdosed on cocaine in a nevada brothel last fall. >> it seems like the whole kardashian clan was enjoying it. let's get back to taylor swift. why not? she's likely not crying too much over kanye's diggs. >> because she's got a lot more on her mind as t
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grammy awards. this year she's not just recording. she will open the show with a song from her album "1989." she is the also nominated for seven awards including album of the year for "1989." >> vercool. also set for this year's grammys, a special tribute to eagles founding member glenn frey, current and former members of the eagles along with jackson brown will salute frey on monday night. frey died last month at the age of 67. >> that's a really, really great deal to see. my high school drama teacher loves jackson brown. i think she's going to be thrilled when she found out he's performing. >> look at you. nice throw out there. throwing up? >> i should mention the grammys for the first time ever, it's airing live across the country. it's not tape delay for the west coast. and airing live sort of across the country "world news now," we're going to have a full wrap-up tuesday morning of the grammys. >> very nice plug. >> yeah, skip the show itself and watch us.
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hollywood's biggest night of the year. >> the 88th academy awards overshadowed by the oscar so white controversy. now weighing in three-time oscar winner steven spielberg telling the hollywood reporter he's not 100% behind the academy's new diversity plan. >> the director, the father of two black children says he opposes taking votes away from academy members who pay their dues, many of whom are now retired. >> finally to a two-time oscar nominee who is not retired yet. but she did buy the farm. >> the horse farm. oprah winfrey paid nearly $29 million for this equestrian estate in montecito, california, adjacent to her $50 million estate. there's a 23 acre farm, stalls, pens, paddocks, rings, and a luxurious 5,000 square foot ranch house. get this, ironically, no horses. she's going to have to supply those herself. that's a ripoff. >> that's not a ripoff. she'll grow them on her
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vote in every state. >> they violated the fourth amendment by stopping people without reasonable suspicion, by arresting them without cause, and by using unreasonable force. >> the amount that thing were shifting around our room was a little frightening. >> the whole thing was not bigger than this. and it was up here and it just exploded. >> i resent the fact that he put 6,000 people's lives at risk taking us into a storm that was predicted. >> at a young age, i was taught to appreciate the value of hard work and especially self-made work. >> the speed with which they took this case from the university's purview and brought it into a criminal setting suggests that the prosecution believes they have a strong case. >> the accelerated development of north korea's nuclear and ballistic missile program poses a serious threat to international peace and security. >> while we cannot always change a child's circumstances, we can give them the tools to cope and to thrive.
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with early support, they can learn to manage their emotions and feelings and know when to seek help. ♪ and the home of the brave >> i'm so proud of my guys. >> it's been every last one of the guys in the locker room that has gotten me to this moment right here. >> i'm going to drink a lot of beer tonight, budweiser. von miller is buying. > that was a big, big win. >> fun week. busy week ahead, as well. >> i'm going to be looking into what shade the lady gaga eyeshadow was from mac. >> and see what she wears at the grammys. >> the grammys on monday. story time at the library in great falls on thursday. "anthem of the seas" hits the seas again on saturday. seas again on saturday.
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making news in america this morning -- candidates clash. bernie sanders and hillary clinton go ted ho ted on stage. criticizing each other's records. we're live with the details. plus, the the republicans also turning up the heat on each other. frozen over. p prolonged brast of arctic air. bringing dangerous wind chiles to more than 20 states. the weekend forecast ahead. a remarkable rescue on police dash cam. the officer pulling the victim of a terrible high-speed crash away from the flaming wreckage. and going west. the massive event. the buzz overnight surrounding the release of his latest album, his fashion line, and lots of other surprises.

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