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king news in america this morning, democratic rivalry. hillary clinton, bernie sanders on stage throwing jabs at each other overnight as donald trump makes a late night appearance. wicked weather. bitter cold, well below zero in some areas right now, plus people in parts of the northeast getting their first taste of snow. medicine recall. a children's cough syrup pulled from store shelves. the manufacturing mistake that and national champions. alabama/clemson, the classic
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to the final minutes. well, good tuesday morning. we begin with breaking news out of turkey. a huge explosion rocking istanbul. >> yeah, what we're learning right now, turkish media reporting on this saying that several have been injured in this explosion. it took place in the city's historic sultanahmet district. it happened near the mosque popular with tourists. >> the first images near the scene showing ambulances on the streets. witnesses say the explosion could be felt across the entire city. there's no word yet on the cause of the explosion. again, an explosion in turkey. we'll stay on top of this breaking. >> we'll bring you the latest as soon as we get it and on "good morning america." the other major story overnight we're following. what's being called the first major event of the political year. >> it happened in des moines,
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forum focused on questions essential to america's blacks and latinos and did run the gamut from criminal justice to the economy. overnight head-to-head in iowa -- >> bernie sanders. >> martin o'malley. >> hillary clinton. >> all three democratic candidates taking part in the forum hosted by abc news' sister station fusion. on stage at different times answering rapid-fire questions. >> is it off brand for a democratic socialist to live in a mansion like the white house? [ laughter ] >> well, i would consider it more like public housing. [ laughter ] >> but it wasn't all laughs. the candidates laying out their plan for guns and immigration plus bernie sanders and hillary clinton taking aim at each other. >> have you noticed this lady is getting more aggressive with you? >> it could be that the inevitable candidate for the democratic nomination may not be so inevitable today. >> i have laid out specifically my tax plans, and my friend, senator sanders, has said he
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caucus, and i and others will be anxious to see them. >> the candidates also taking shots at republican front-runner donald trump. >> who would have thought donald trump would be leading in national polls? [ laughter ] i mean, for those of you who ever thought about running for president, take heart. i mean -- >> trump on the attack as well. on "the tonight show" -- >> i haven't even started on her yet, although last week i did a little bit i guess but we haven't even started. >> trump will again be center stage in the republican debate thursday night in south carolina. rand paul and carly fiorina have been dropped from the prime time lineup because their poor showing in the polls. they were invited to participate in an earlier under card debate. paul declined. president obama will deliver his final state of the union address tonight. take a look. a live image of the capitol where the president is due to go later on this evening to address a joint session of congress. but in this youtube video, mr. obama explained that he will
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he won't talk so much about last year's progress and his goals for the year ahead. instead, he'll focus on the big picture and his optimistic vision for the country. we should remind you coverage of tonight's state of the union address gets started on abc at 9:00 eastern time. vice president joe biden has opened up about a difficult chapter in his life sharing a touching story that he's never told publicly before about the generosity of president obama and in an interview with cnn he recounted the prospect of their eldest son being forced to resign as being forced to resign as delaware's attorney general over his failing health. he shared his worries with mr. obama about caring for beau's family without his son's salary but never said that -- he never expected his boss -- what his boss' response would be. jill and i will sell the house >> joe and i will sell the house and be in good shape. he said, don't sell the house. promise me you won't sell the house. he'll be mad at me for saying this. he said i'll give you the money. >> beau biden did serve out his
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attorney general but just months after leaving office last january, he died from brain cancer. so we're getting our first look at the dramatic firefight that took down one of the world's most notorious drug lords. mexican authorities have released new video of "operation black swan" as it was called, the intense raid that led to the recapture of joaquin "el chapo" guzman. he is back in their most secure prison, the same one from which he escaped awaiting extradition to the u.s. we're told it could take more than a year. and leading authorities right to his doorstep was apparently his the actor interviewed him for "rolling stone" magazine three months ago about his life, but mexican authorities were tracking penn during that visit and penn is now defending his interview with the drug lord telling the ap he has nothing to hide. the mother of the so-called affluenza teen is expected to be released from jail later this morning. tonya couch posted bond after a judge reduced it from 1 million to $75,000 on monday.
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monitoring device and was ordered to stay at the home of her 29-year-old son. she faces a felony charge for helping her 18-year-old son ethan flee to mexico. now to another high-profile court case. bill cosby filed a motion to have the indecent assault charge against him in pennsylvania dismissed. his attorneys claim the prosecutor violated a ten-year-old agreement not to bring charges against cosby if he testified in a civil case. he's due to appear in court again early next month. well, a clipper system is bringing a bitter blast of arctic air to the great lakes and northeast. the latest weather radar shows that the system stretches from northern michigan into the tennessee valley. it's not expected to drop substantial snow on the region but it is bringing the coldest air so far this season. bringing some -- some causing traffic areas -- traffic york, and later today areas of
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inches of snow. elsewhere this morning the big concern is the cold. abc's rob marciano has the latest. >> reporter: check out these numbers in the morning, minus 8 in chicago, the windchill, mine minus 27 in minneapolis. the cold front coming through mostly dry but a couple of inches possible in chicago and detroit and stirring up the lake-effect snow machine it comes through the new york city area. maybe a dusting away from the city. the cold, 11 for a windchill in new york. minus 9 in chicago. >> rob delivering that chilly forecast from a sunny climate in glendale, arizona, where the big game was. alabama named national college football champion this morning after beating clemson 45-40 and it really all came down to a trick play. >> it was a good game, wasn't it? after tying the game in the fourth quarter with a field goal, the crimson tide used an onside kick to regain possession of the ball at midfield and one more for the special teams, a 95-yard kickoff return for a touchdown. >> it's alabama's fourth national title in seven years,
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full details coming up, of course, from the fellows at espn. >> i guess he could ask for a raise right about now. >> i guess so right about now. still ahead, important health news for women. a federal panel finalizing mammogram guidelines. plus, breaking overnight, a roof blown off and smoldering flames, a deadly explosion at a home. new details just coming in. and strange sight for people driving down a busy l.a. freeway. a pilot's emergency landing. lot's emergency landing. does the smell of a freshly bound presentation fill you with optimism? do you love your wireless keyboard more than certain family members? is your success due to a filing system only you understand? does printing from your tablet to your wireless printer give you a jolt of confidence? if so, you may be gearcentric. someone who knows that the right office gear helps you do great things. and there's one place that has it all. office depot officemax.
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any history of mental health problems, which could get worse or of seizures. don't take chantix if you've had a serious allergic or skin reaction to it. if you have these, stop chantix and call your doctor right away as some can be life-threatening. tell your doctor if you have heart or blood vessel problems, or develop new or worse symptoms. get medical help right away if you have symptoms of a heart attack or stroke. decrease alcohol use while taking chantix. use caution when driving or operating machinery. most common side effect is nausea. life as a non-smoker is a whole lotta fun. ask your doctor if chantix is right for you. >> rit literally just landed on the freeway, guys. i'm freaking out. >> i would be too. a small plane made an emergency landing on a busy freeway in
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cars swerved and stopped as it made use of the impromptu landing strip during afternoon rush hour. the plane was quickly pushed onto the median strip allowing traffic to resume, and there were no injuries. there are new details in that violent spree of jewelry store robberies across the southeast. in the first court appearance of the main suspect, we learned that abigail lee kemp is saying that she had help from louis jones iii. she allegedly told the fbi she was on the phone with jones during the robberies telling him when to join her at the stores. agents say that's what led them to kemp, cell phone records. a children's cough medicinemaker is pulling bottles from store chefs because of a potential overdose risk. the recall involves two flavors. the bottle's makers says dose cup has incorrect markings. the medicine is sold under nine store brands including dollar general, cvs, rite aid and kroger.
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it won't cost as much to heat your home or to run your car this winter. crude oil prices now at their lowest in 12 years. after losing another 5% combination of worldwide oversupply and less demand from but many american oil and gas producers, they may go bust. electric luxury carmaker tesla is offering a new perk. ability to park themselves. no driver needed. this one going in, you see here and out of the garage, a feature called summon and enables cars to wake themselves up and drive to greet their owners. do we really need that? car -- >> why not. >> of course. when we come back, dash cam drama. a police officer responding to a call didn't see this coming right at him. and encased in ice next to everywhere yesterday.
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a woman in st. joseph, missouri, said she was freaking out when this happened. her car took a nose-dive in that sinkhole that was caused by a water main break. no one was injured, but the owner of the car understandably upset. she just paid it off four months ago
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things happen. okay, so for your morning road conditions hopefully no road hazards like that. mainly clear with wet roads again for the pacific northwest and lake-effect snow causing slippery conditions across the great lakes, northeast and ohio valley. if you're flying, airport delays possible in san francisco, detroit and boston. well, a tragedy unfolding in northeast ohio overnight. >> fire officials near cleveland say four family members were killed when their house exploded. the bodies of a mother and her two daughters, 8 and 12, were found on the first floor near the front of the home. the father was found near the back of the house. neighbors say the powerful blast shook their homes. they ran into the burning building hoping to be able to save the family, but it was just too late. a new study finds that predictions about a baby's birth weight to be larger are usually wrong. four out of five mothers who were worned they might have large babies weighing more than 8 to 13 -- 8 pounds 13 ounces they gave birth to average size babies instead.
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told to expect large babies had twice as many medical interventions including c-sections no matter how big their babies turned out to be. an influential government task fors ce is finalizing new breast cancer screening guidelines and recommends women between 50 and 74 get mammograms every other year, and the task force says that women between 40 and 49 should make the decision based on how they view the benefits and harms. as always, you've got to consult your doctor. in suburban detroit, this interesting scene here as a police cruiser responds to a domestic violence call. the cop car rammed by another vehicle with a half-dressed man hanging on to the hood. this was apparently a fight between two brothers that spilled on to the street. incredibly, the driver tried to cause the police officer for the fender bender. they were both arrested. one of the frightening scenes that played out 71 stories above the streets of houston. two window washers were stranded after a motor malfunction left
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the side of a building. the precarious angle, they were left clinging nearly a thousand feet up for 45 minutes until firefighters were able to remove a window pane and safely pull them inside. >> good for then. a treacherous mix of wind, sleet and snow turned a car into an ice sculpture near buffalo. take a look at this. brian yellen parked his car along the edge of lake erie on sunday as an arctic blast hit, winds up to 47 miles an hour blue huge waves on to the shore and the by the time brian showed up to retrieve his car, it was encased in some five inches of ice. >> i can't think anything. it's just covered in ice. covered in water. >> did you say, oh, my goodness? >> oh, i just laughed. i'm cool. it's not bothering me. >> it ain't that dramatic. brian's father wasn't too happy that he left the car where he it. it's not clear yet whether the
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>> looking for anna and elsa. it looks more like annan dale over there. >> it does. the rallying cry for roll tide is being held from arizona to alabama as another national championship is headed back to tuscaloosa. >> it's sort of like home base for the national championship. let's get full details now plus some nba action from our friends at espn. >> good morning. it's "sportscenter" from the college football playoff national championship game in glendale, arizona. stan verrett along with neil everett. we saw a classic between alabama and clemson. >> you'll only get the cliff notes and that's unfortunate. because this was quite a game. let's check it out, what we got to show you in the a.m. alabama going for its fourth championship in the last seven years. they just tied it at 24 and nick saban goes onside kick. the clemson -- look, he even smiled. the clemson folks are going, wait, man, we don't onside kicks. two plays later it's coker to
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touchdowns and just what a game and clemson came back made a run and got within the number but the only number that counts is 45 and 4 in 7 years and nick saban all smiles. warriors and golden state, 17-0 at home. third quarter, warriors inbounding, steph curry working the give and go to draymond green, and it's gone. curry with 31 points, his 16th 30-point game in the nba. that's tops. fourth quarter, catch and shoot three. that's what he does, 111-103, and warriors improve to 36-2, the best start in nba history rolls on for golden state. >> you take a couple days off from work and go, hey, no, they only got two and winning another? yeah, alabama just won another title. that's what we give you. >> back to you. >> we'll take it. up next in "the pulse," surprise engagement. who is getting hitched to media mogul
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millions of americans drink it every day, but tom brady says he never takes a sip. used to be. p i even accept i have a higher risk of stroke due to afib, a type of irregular heartbeat not caused by a heart valve problem. but i won't accept is getting out there with less than my best. so if i can go for something better than warfarin, i will. eliquis. eliquis reduced the risk of stroke better than warfarin, plus it had significantly less major bleeding than warfarin. that really don't stop taking eliquis unless your doctor tells you to, as stopping increases your risk of having a stroke. eliquis can cause serious and in rare cases fatal bleeding. don't take eliquis if you have an artificial heart valve or abnormal bleeding. while taking eliquis, you may bruise more easily and it may take longer than usual for any bleeding to stop. p seek immediate medical care for sudden signs of bleeding, r eliquis may increase your bleeding risk
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legalzoom. legal help is here. hey there, time to check "the pulse" and stunning matrimonial news. >> stunning is right. billionaire businessman rupert murdoch and 59-year-old ex-supermodel jerry hall engaged. the pair announcing their happy news in one of murdoch's many newspapers. >> it will be the fourth walk down the aisle for the 84-year-old media mogul and the very first marriage for the texas born hall, though, of course, she's lived with mick jagger for many years. it's a staple for many of us who are awake at this hour but tom brady apparently has never had any. the patriots quarterback says he's never had coffee ever, not even a taste.
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but apparently it's part of his unique and very strict diet, no dairy, no white sugar, white flour, mushrooms or eggplant and no caffeine. okay, when they did press him on, brady admits he does have a few weaknesses. probably burgers or ice cream or gisele. >> by the way, he admitted this on a radio show that airs before 7:00 a.m. >> a., so that's interesting. so, you can make art out of anything, just ask brian owens. he makes portraits out of salt including the one you're going to see right now of actor morgan freeman. he uses a plain card and a small brush to direct the salt around and create areas of light and dark. >> brian says he says he takes lots of pictures as he works and he compares them side by side with the original and chose morgan freeman because he's one of his favorite actors
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he's got the freckles, the frizzy hair. this is truly a work of art, come on. >> it's beautiful. amazing how he does that. >> more news after this. i sure had a lot on my mind when i got out of the hospital after a dvt blood clot. what about my family? my li'l buddy? and what if this happened again? i was given warfarin in the hospital but i wondered if this was the right treatment for me. then my doctor told me about eliquis. eliquis treats dvt and pe blood clots and reduces the risk of them happening again. pnot only does eliquis treat dvt and pe blood clots, t but eliquis also had significantly less major bleeding v than the standard treatment. knowing eliquis had both... turned around my thinking. pdon't stop eliquis unless your doctor tells you to. peliquis can cause serious and in rare cases fatal bleeding. pdon't take eliquis if you have an artificial heart valve or abnormal bleeding. pif you had a spinal injection while on eliquis pcall your doctor right away if you have tingling, numbness, or muscle weakness. pwhile taking eliquis, you may bruise more easily... pand it may take longer than usual for bleeding to stop. pseek immediate medical care for
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well, finally the nation's tomorrow night's jackpot $1.4 billion and actually rising. >> it's continuing to rise but don't get greedy yet. remember, there are million dollar prizes, as well. abc's lauren lyster has more. >> your winning powerball number -- >> reporter: the powerball grand prize climbing to $1.4 billion monday after no one matched all six numbers to score saturday's $949 million prize. there were some million dollar winners, though, someone in massachusetts. >> hopefully it's one of our regulars. >> reporter: in suffolk, virginia, too. >> actually maybe me. i come here all the time. >> reporter: others still thinking about how they'd spend the big winnings. >> pay off bills. live very comfortably for the rest of my life. >> toss the money around. you can't spend it all. >> reporter: but it turns out winning a stash of mega lottery cash can be squandered with stunning speed. 70% of people who hit it big lose big within just a few years.
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>> reporter: the odds of winning are still 1 in 292 million, yes, you're still more likely to get attacked by a shark or struck by lightning but here's a virginia man whose car was struck by lightning and who's playing powerball with a message of hope. >> the reality is, people do get hit by lightning. they do get bit by sharks, all that sort of thing, so it is possible to be that one in 200 million person who wins. >> reporter: don't be fooled by billboards or signs saying the prize is just $999 million. with this record-breaking jackpot with over a billion bucks, the issue is those signs simply weren't made to display a prize that big. lauren lyster, abc news, los angeles. reena, kendis. i have a personal announcement to make. >> i did get the powerball >> so you earned nothing. >> no, i got $4. i'm going to roll that into the next one. that's what's making news in
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