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this morning on "world news now," political bombshells from the mini super tuesday. >> from marco rubio's farewell to big victories for hillary clinton and john kasich. what's next for donald trump after the votes come in from five critical states. >> ballot battle. the mood of the voters making critical choices last night. the issues and strong opinions about the candidates revealed in exit polls. we have it all covered. >> pain pill crack down. prescription drugs powerful and addictive. the new guidelines on parrishs and doctors. >> and late area secrets of o.j. simpson told behind bars. what a corrections officer is revealing for the first time. it's wednesday, march 16th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> we d
it's been dubbed in the studio. >> super hump day because of the big results last night. >> the big super tuesday which is kind of bleeding into this morning. it's still a long morning and long night for many folks because the results are still coming in right now. but yeah, what a night it was for hillary clinton. huge night. donald trump very big and john kasich got in on the act. clinton regaining momentum after last week's surprise loss in michigan. >> trump gaining in delegates but stopped from a full sweep by kasich in ohio. clinton winning a close contest in illinois, plus ohio, florida and north carolina. >> kasich with that hugely important victory in his home state of ohio. trump and cruz were locked in a nail biter overnight in missouri. and taking a closer look at that big win there, in ohio, the voters there giving a ten-point victory to their governor and likely insuring another fight in the buckeye state at the
>> donald trump's big victory in florida came at the expense of senator marco rubio who had to win his home state in order to stay in the race. >> obviously that did not happen. and rubio ended his campaign last night. abc's marci gonzalez joins us now from miami with the details on all the results. a big night and a big morning. good morning, marci. >> reporter: hi, kendis and reena. yeah, it is now a three-man race on the republican side. as you mentioned, dot coming away the winner of the biggest contest of the day here in florida. but that one loss that you mentioned could complicate his path to the nomination. millions of americans in five states lined up to cast their votes. the front-runners are celebrating big wins. >> this is another super tuesday. >> we're going to go forward. and we're going to win. but more importantly, we're going to win for the country. we're going to win, win, win. >> reporter: but the night quickly claimed his first campaign. senator marco rubio losing his home sta
trump and bowing out. >> while it is not god's plan that i be president in 2016 or maybe ever, the fact that i've even come this far is evidence of how special america truly is. >> reporter: but it wasn't a clean sweep for trump. governor john kasich dealing him a critical loss projected to take his home state of ohio and all 66 of its delegates. >> i have to thank the people of the great state of ohio. i love you. >> reporter: that win keeping his campaign alive but ted cruz saying overall results show it should be a head to head contest between himself and trump. for the democrats, a big night for hillary clinton. claiming multiple victories. >> we are moving closer to securing the democratic party nomination and winning this election in november! >> reporter: bernie sanders already an arizona one of the states to vote next saying it's not over yet. >> phoenix, are you
little revolution? have you come to the right place. >> reporter: yeah, he is staying optimistic despite all of that momentum that clinton gained last night. especially with that blowout win here in florida. kendis and reena. >> marci, with no clean sweep for donald trump, what sort of challenges does he face next? >> reporter: arizona will be really telling for him and that primary next week. it col really determine whether the gop convention will be contested. but if he does end up being the gop nominee, politico is now reporting several conservative leaders are planning a private meeting this week in washington, d.c. to determine how they could stop trump and how they could put together a third party run for someone they consider to be a "true conservative." kendis and reena? >> and arizona might be a big, big week for him, as well because immigration is huge, of cour
abc's marci gonzalez live in miami. thank you so much. well, as the dust settles from yet another big series of primaries among the key questions that remain is, what's next? >> and we ask abc news political director rick klein for his take. good morning, rick. >> reena and kendis, ohio stirred something up that only they may be able to settle, that meaning the republican convention over the summer. donald trump winning a couple of states but losing critical battleground of ohio to john kasich. marco rubio leaving the race but kasich likely to emerge as the alternative. when you combine that with the fact that ted cruz continues to accrue delegates, have you three candidates moving forward and donald trump is likely to be the person that ends this process with more delegates than anyone else. he is unlikely though to necessarily have a majority. that means you might have that contested convention. it would be all about ohio. some big tests ahead and big vushls that reveal themselves around the republican front runner. >> thanks to rick klein there. an
at the all-important delegate count. trump won the largest share of the delegates last night but cruz continues to accrue delegates, as well. meaning trump will have to fight for every delegate through the spring as rick mention inned. on the democratic side, clinton won about 300 delegates last night, making it all but impossible for sanders to make up the difference before july. our election coverage does not end here. we're going to look at the mood of the voters before last night's primaries and the issues that mattered most. that's later in this half hour. another major headlines this morning. there's been another police shooting this time in fort worth, texas. police had tried to stop an suv to serve outstanding warrants. that led to a high speed chase. a chase on foot and a shoot-out. the police officer is in critical condition. one of the suspects is dead and the other, his son, is in custody. the city of ferguson, missouri is accepting a justice department plan to overhaul its police department and courts. there were cheers when the council so theed in
month ago. and instead approved a modified version. the justice department sued. the plan is supposed to correct problems found after the michael brown shooting 18 months ago. >> belgium on high alert after an anti-terror raid linked to the paris attacks belgian and french police still looking for other suspects after the raid of a home in brussells. one terror suspect was killed. the counter-terrorism operation paralyzed the entire neighborhood putting a school, daycare center and auto plant on lockdown. a suspect killed in the raid was found with an assault rifle in his arms. breaking in us from north korea where an american tourist has been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor. ot tote warm beer had been accused of trying to steal a political banner hanging on the wall of his hotel. a university of virginia student, evers seen on video tearfully apologizing for his alleged crime and asking for
d.c. is going to handle this. >> they're not. >> this is crazy news. hundreds of thousands of commuters are find willing a different way to work this morning in d.c. the service has been shut down on the entire metro subway system for emergency inspection of the electric cables after an electrical fire pooh erupted monday morning sending smoke pouring into a tunnel downtown. >> the findings show commonlaw alts with the cable fire and the fire a year ago. while the risk to the public is low, i cannot rule out a potential life safety issue here. >> i don't remember this ever happening. i went to school there. criticism of the sudden shutdown has been exploding with the #metro maygeddon or metro pock lips. kind of true. >> that about sums it up. just an unprecedented move. the country's second largest subway i system. investigators may have i the cause for this week's amtrak derailment in kansas.
had shifted the tracks at least a foot when it crossed the rail line. there isn't a designated crossing at that spot. investigators found tire marks that matched a nearby feed company's truck. dozens were injured when amtrak's super chief derailed. >> to a major held headline. the government is taking steps to end an epidemic of overdoses from painkillers. the pain kill kirs such as oxycontin, percocet and vicodin are now commonly prescribed to treat back pain and arthritis. >> doctors when they're treating patients with chronic pain should start with aspirin or nondrug approaches like exercise. for those people who have acute pain after surgery, they can be treated to for three days, seven at the most and switch to something much safer. >> the cdc estimates there are 40 deaths a day from opioid pain killers. experts say
also guard against addiction and other problems by talking with doctors. >> on there morning, after several major political developments, a heartwarming symbol of our country. >> look at those little three little baby bald eagles hatched in the twin cities. minnesota department of natural resources has been keeping an eye on the eggs for nearly two months. they're using this eagle cam and all three eaglettes seem to be thriving it looks like. >> i didn't know there there were eaglettes. >> whether you think america is great or it was great, take heart from this growing bald eagle family. they look great. >> they hatched apparently two weeks ago and didn't hatch overnight just so you know. they weren't excited about the primary results. that's why they came out. around super tuesday i guess. >> exactly. we should point out this is not a live picture. it's dark right now. >> i thought it was a live picture. >> apparently. so that's what they looked like earlier. >> okay. >> coming up,
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updating our top story, hillary clinton and donald trump were the big winners in last night's political primaries. clinton posted victories in florida, ohio, north carolina and illinois. trump won in florida, north carolina, and illinois. ohio governor john kasich won his home state there. and florida senator marco rubio dropped out of the race after being defeated by trump. trump and clinton are rolling ahead. but what's really going on in each party. >> exit polling gives us a murky picture of voter sentiment. abc's lauren lyster is poring over these numbers and learning a lot. >> reporter: yeah, these exit polls certainly tell a nor nuanced stories than just the wins. donald trump has opposition when it comes to republicans who don't could support him and hillary clinton who has been vulnerable when it comes to marks on honesty and trustworthiness still
busy bernie sanders in that department donald trump doing a victory lap in florida tuesday night while enkirnlging unity. >> we very to brick our party together. >> reporter: republican exit polls show six in ten nontrump supporters say they would seriously consider a third party candidate if he became the gop's nominee. 44% of these voters saying they definitely would not support trump in november. that could matter if he doesn't get the delegates to win the nomination outright. >> if you're heading to the convention and you're donald trump, you're argument that i'm the person to vote for isn't necessarily strong enough. >> reporter: exit polls also revealing a little more than half of voters are looking for an outsider candidate. also two-thirds favor a temporary ban on muslims entering the country. for democrats, hillary clinton sounding confident tuesday night. >> we are moving closer to securing the democratic party
of tuesday's voters give clinton a better chance of defeating trump in november. only 30% are feeling the bern in that way when asked about bernie sanders. but more democratic votes are find sanders honest and trustworthy. 0% versus 60% for clinton. and different from the gop race, reena and kendis, the majority of democrats in tuesday's primaries would be satisfied if clinton or sanders was the eventual nominee. >> so many findings we're learning from yesterday's result. trump at this point has won more than 20 states. what accounts for his support right now? >> so according to the exit polls it, really showed the continued appeal with discontended republicans. among the more than half who want an outsider candidate, 6% of those voters favor trump. then he won the majority of the support of those angry at the government, want to deport immigrants, want to ban muslims from the country. and feel that they're falling
behind financially. >> spoken loud and clear in this election. >> all right. abc's lauren lyster, thank you so much for being with us this morning. >> thanks. coming up, o. j. simpson's best friend from behind bars. that's what a former prison guard calls himself. now the guard is opening up about the infamous double murder case. what o.j. reportedly said to him that makes him think o.j. did it. >> ahead in our next half hour, fixing fashion. online fashion bloggers influencing the hottest styles but is it fair for designers in stores to influence them? you're watching "world news now."
but so many still france fixed by the simpson aga. >> now an ex-correctional officer who claims to be o.j.'s confidante is speaking out. abc's juju chang has more. >> i'm not black. i'm o.j. >> reporter: cocky and confident. it's the on screen depiction of o.j. simpson in "american crime story"" but another image of the juice as an aging inmate. >> o.j. simpson is not suffering in prison. he's eating well. he's exercising well. >> reporter: retired correctional officer jeffrey felix telling his verse of the story in a self-published story. guarding the juice how o.j. simpson became my prison bff. he claims he was simpson he's close kest confidante at this nev prison. he says a prison contact described how o.j. reacted to the recent news of a knife found at his former estate. >> he jokingly says if the knife is rusted, i can't be busted. >> but simpson slamming felix's claims. the inmate
lawyer telling abc news that the representation of their relationship is fantasy. wildly exaggerated and in most instances blatantly false. and that felix never worked in the same unit where simpson was housed. >> if o.j. gets paroled, we'll be playing golf together. i can guarantee you that. >> reporter: juju chang, abc news, new york. >> that's a pretty bold statement. >> it is. and you know what this show's really, really popular. it's gaining in the ratings. last night's episode we're told on fx focused on the portrayed glove o glove scene. brian, you've wamped it. >> i didn't see it last night but yeah, it's pretty good. a great job of raising all the various issues that came to the for front ahead of the case. bigger than case. >> i can't bring myself to watch it. i don't want to relive that period of history. i am not done with netflix making of a murderer. amazing. i almost didn't show up to work today bau
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inish has the power ball to take on anything. now it's time for "the mix." michelle obama doing a lot to get girls educated across the world. we're talking 62 million girls in 35 different countries. it's all part of her campaign for let girls learn. that's the initiative. and now, she's taken all these superstar singers and they've started a song of their own. take a listen. ♪ remember it's your life ♪ live it any way you like because you know you got the right to ♪ >> incredible. this is part of a charity event to raise money for the good cause and these women have gotten together for the let girls learn fund. >> she did just ahead of her south by southwest speech she has later on today. it's kind of cool.
like kelly roland. >> kelly clarkson. this is for my girls. you can download it. >> guess it just went live at midnight. by the way, you know, we've talked about how wonderful big macs are over the years and how enjoyable they are. there's one guy in australia who put a big mac to the test. he got copper to the boiling point which by the way is 1,085 degrees. poured over this big mac. and it survived. for several minutes. he just kept pouring. look at that. that's your two all beef patties special cause, lettuce cheese and it is still withstanding this copper. >> it looks better even now. i would take a bite out of it. it looks crispier. >> well done big mac. >> that's not medium rare. talk about your buns of steel. the bun just kind of like -- after several minutes, finally some elements finally gave in bu
>> so what you're saying this was supposed to gross us out. instead everyone thinks. >> they're all hungry right now. >> only mmd's. >> folks across the pond in london are monitoring air quality with pinl ons. it's a kinds of interesting story. take a look at these guys. they put backpacks on them with little sensor to depict air quality. pollution sensors, even gps tracking and residents can tweet to @pinlonair and they're reading from around homes and offices and it's really to raise awareness for the air quality. this is the pigeon air patrol done by a marketing agency dijty tas. a vet is on hand to make sure the birdses are okay. >> if you start seeing pigeons falling from the air, the air is bad. the air quality is bad in london. i've heard of putting lip sting on a pig but this is ridiculous. this little guy chloe, this little girl got into the lipstick counter. >> what color is that? i think i
this morning on "world news now," primary punch. from marco rubio's exit to hillary clinton's major victories. the dynamic night for both parties as the votes come in from five key states. >> including ohio where donald trump lost to the governor john kasich. >> cops can caught caught stealing from as a dispensary. indiana jones returns. the big plans for the adventure series starring an aging harrison ford and what twitter has to say about all of this. answer wednesday, march 16th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news no