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this is what stranded residents up and down the east coast hope for. maybe not a perfectly plowed road but at least a pathway out ofhe neighborhood. it's not just plowing but removing snow. how much? look at this shot of yankee stadadium fromn nypd police -- chopper. new york city crews could have filled it 66 times. >> very, very happy. we waited 48 hours for this to get done. >> reporter: some of theserews can finally getting to that man's home in queens. he's one in the lucky ones. here in arlington, virginia, they are still waiting f this street to be plowed more an three days after the storm. >> good news about the housing market. home priceces have ren 5.8% in november thanks to low mortgage rates, a shortage of hopes on the market and solid hiring growth prices rose fastest in portland, oregon, san francisco and denver. all about 11% in all three. and portland is one of the hottest mketsts in the country right now with prices at an
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i guess if you're a buyer, this isn't good news. >> i guess not. up and down day for weight watch areas literally. shares of the weight loss company jumped 1% on the heels from a new ad revealingng oprah winfrey has lost 26 pounds claiming she it't's bread every day on the plan. the struggling company also saw shares increase when the talk show queenoined the company last october and buying 10% of its stock. we're talking about this in the hair and makeup room yesterday when you weren't around. girl talk. >> i don't need to hear. >> and we were saying we know a lot of women who in the past couple months joined weight watchers and seen tremendous relts. >> because of that. >> it teaches them how toat in a way thers such a gym craze but people forget eating is a huge parts of it, too. >> i think that's a staation diet. >> i don't think so. they were saying they're eating pretty well.
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way to get around southeast asia. definitely for humans. we're not the only ones. >> check this out. a man in thailand rolling with his best friend the pup carrying umbrella in its mouth ready to guard his human companion against a sudden rainstorm. despite riding with no apparent safety harness or helmet for the dog, but cluck it up to the internet gods blessing us with this story this morning. >> i don't think this is a blessing. i look a that dog and think if they were to get into an accident, he doesn't have a seat belt, he doesn't have a helmet. >> i this i he's just headingng to e restaurant and that dog is no longer w with us. >> oh. >> i don't know. >> kendis. >> all right. coming up in "the skinny," the growing controversy over whether the earth is really flat spilz over into the world of rap music. this is really a serious story. the rapper who is now taking on
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>> and a new warning will the zika vius. the rise in the number of cases here in the u.s. you're watching "world news now." >> "world news now" weather, brought to you by zoo lilly.com. seriously? where do you thihink you'rgoing? to work, with you. it's taco tuesday. you're not comg. i took mucinex to help get rid of my mucusy cgestion. oh, right then i'll swing by in like 4 hours. forget the tacos! one pill lasts 12 hours. i'm good all day.
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coffee and tea and the java and me a cup, a cup, a cup, a cup >> that was the number one song from 2014. good news for coffee and tea lovers. a new study finds that regular caffeine consumption i is not linked toxtra heart beats.
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there was a link. so the heart association has en recommending patients with a problem should avoid anything with c caffeinen it. the group still i isn't convinced and wants more research. >> an influenal health panel says all adults should be screened for depression but pecially pregnant women and those who have just givenbirth. one in eight such women and possibly as much as one in five develop mentall heah issues. the panel says the screening is especially important because untreated depression may also harm the child. president obama is calling for speeding up research to diagnose and prevent and treat the zika virus. yeyesterdaye met with top public health and security officials in the situation room. rit now there are 1 cases in states. the latest person infected had traveled overseas and -- excuse me -- and came back. >> latest person came back infected.
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cruise lines offering pregnant women refunds, credits, exchanges on ticks t places where it is found. more now from abc's linsey davis. >> growing concerns about the spread of the zika virus.. many pregnant women are rushing to doctors to get checked. they are getting cranial ultra sounds and eye exams if their mothers were possibly infected. >> we are getting calls every day. unfortunately. any patients with symptoms we are having them tested. >> the fear is a possible link between the virus and birth defects like microcephaly in which babies are born with abnormally small heads and linked to paralysis in adults. there's already a travel adviso in effect for pregnant women to avoid these 24s areas where the disease has be detect detected. and el salvador, they are asking women to avoid getting pregnant until 2018. in brazil, the host country for
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health minister says the country is sending some 220,000 troops to battltle the mosquito blamed for spreading the virus. 18 cases reported in seven states among travelers returning to the u.s. this mom to be relieved to find out her doctor found nothing to worry about. linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> we have another medical note about the health of your pets. >> highly contagious train of dog flu is spreading across the u.s. the caninine influenza has sickened thousands of doings across 25 states. most dogs recover within two to three weeks. >> if your dog has a persistent cough, sneezing nose discharge or lack of appetite or energy, experts recommend taking him or her to a vet immediately. >> many of the vets are saying this morning, make sure that your dogs and your pets' vaccines are up to date. when wewe com back, the big announment from kanye west. >> and j.lo showing a little bit
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skinny." >> no such thing. it'smpossible. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. i believe, i believe believe 're still worth the fight you'll see there's hope for this world tonight
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yeah rock guitar skinny, so skinny time now for "the skinny" and topping our headlin this morning, the big announcement from kanye west. >> according to ticketmaster the
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world premiere of his seventh album. in its entirety on february 11th in new york's madison square garden. it is called "ways," and west is referring to it as the besest album of all time, not his best album, the best. >> the event by the way is dubbed yeezy sson 3 and it's set to coincide with new york fashion week and presumay the debut of some of his new couture fering as well. >> next to a growing scientific controversy spilling over into the world of hip-hop. >> really serious. it started out as a twitter spat between rapper bob and astro physicist neil degrass tyson over flat earth theory. the rapper tweeting out pointing out questions about the lack of proof that the earth i is round. but tyson was less on facts and more on ridicule bob set it to music. >> why isasa part of the
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divided up the seas into 33 degrees be careful what you read flat line >> oh. >> but not to be outdone tyson released his own rap response. i'm not sure what it was that really made you think that you could disrespect a tyson and your ship won't sink i mean whoa can't fool the people they know what's up i'm in the hayden planetarium gettinghoulder rubs i think it's very clear that bobby didn't read enough and believing all this conspiracy theory stuff >> pretty good. >> his nephew did that. >> b.o.b. isn't the first celebrity to question the paradigm joining tila tequila. it really is a serious issue. >> so from that debate to something that is definitely round. >> where are we going here? >> j.lo's booty.y. >> barely a week into her las vegas concert resency and she's making headlines.
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malfunction over the weekend as she bowed to the crowd after performing her hit on the floor. that's whener sparkling sequinned jumpsuit couldn't take it a more and it split here her behind. oh, apparently there's only so much pressure that spandex can take and still it, jenny from the block took it all in stride. >> thank god for the internet. >> we havea bit of celebrity baby news. >> we're talking about hollywood power couple johncy zin can i and emily blunt expecting baby number two. >> blunt and the office alum tied the knot the an george clooney's home in 2010. afr two years of dating and welcomed that cute little thing. that's hazel in february of 2014. big congratulations to thatt happy couple. >> cute couple. >> coming up, the action thriller by ben after plek's little brother.
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well, it's true, the true story of one of the most daring rescues in coast guard history and set to hit theaters this weekend. >> it stars casey affleck who opened up to us about the grueling shoot and his big brother ben. here's abc's nick watt. >> repter: the finest hourss a film that can finally be made. >> go up on deck and have a look. >> reporter: because movie technology can now make this look real. >> it's a real story. >> may day, may day. >> two gigantic oil tankers splitting in half, both of them at the same time and this huge storm. >> every fellow here wants to ve. the only way that happens is if
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>> reporter: affleck plays an engineer on boardhe stricken s.s. pendleton and chris pine boson of the tiny coast guard cutter sent to residue them against apparently insurmountable odds. >> you'veot about five seconds, boys. >> some guys, i won't mention who, chris pine, guys like that, they wore wet suits and dry time. i never did any of that. >> affleck is baby brother to ben. >> who is that? >> that is bruce wayne. >> when i said i didn't want to do batman, there was a little bit of tension, you know, but i'm glad that he got the job after all. >> if they can't get casey, they take ben. >> reporter: casey is bffes with joaquin phoenix. they met on "to die for." now ca i is married to his sister, summer. >> matt at the time was up you for the joaquin phoenix part >> if h he g that pa, y may
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>> reporter: he's a director, producer, indie film kind of guy. what did you died too this? >> i guess i was drawn to this because of the sort of old fashioned heroics of it. >> i'm surprised very few of us ha heard of the story before. >> i grew up in massachusetts and never heard of it. it's one ofhose things that someone finds it and thinks this is incredible. let's call casey. >> nick watt, abc news, hollywood. >> he's got a great sense of humor. >> he does. he's so talented. probably maybe more than ben. he's actually been an oscar nominee before and interesting movie. >> and d'tiss our updates on facebook wnn nans.com. >> cominup, more news from abc. >> announcer: this is abc's
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insomniacs for two decades. good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. here are some of the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." donald trump says he's out of tomorrow night's republican debate, slamming fox news for "playing games" and calling megyn kelly a third rate reporter who shouldn't be allowed to particate. full details coming up. >> two people dead and three others wounded at a homeless camp near downtown seattle. police say the shooting was targeted and they are searching for two persons of interest. >> the two anti-abortion activists indicted by a houston grand jury plan to turn themselves in. both facing a charge of tampering with a governmental record. it's a felony. >> apple says its iphone sales may have hit a wall. the sales grew at the khloe slowest pace since it was introduced eight years ago.
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apple revenue on this wednesday, januarary 27th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> we oo begin with the latest fireworks from the complain trail in the critil days before the ia caucuses. >> donald trump says he will not take part in tomorrow night's debate on fox news saying without him, fox will have no ratings and on the democratic side, hillary clinton is just barely holding on to her lead over bernie sanders in iowa. here's bazi kanani. >> reporter: in the tight race in iowa, where polls show berernie sanders doing better than hillary clinton with first-time caucusgoers, sanders ss he needs them to turn out. >> to my mind, we will win here in iowa if the voter turnout is high. >> reporter: clinton rolling back the clock in a new ad. >> all o us have a responsibility. >> reporter: showing voters the proof of whatsley calls her lifelong fight for children and families.
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and i've always approved this message. >> reporter: on the republican side, a day for endorsements. text governor rick perry campaigning with ted cruz, former new york governor george taki thring his support behind marco rubio and arizona sheriff joe arpaio campaigning with donald trump who also won the endorsement of jerry falwell junior, the son of the late tell evangelist. falwell's nod could help trump cut into cruz's support among born again christians but a nebraska senator is questioning trump's morality. on twitter senator ben sash asked about trump's admitted fairs with married women. have you repened to harmed women and spouses? do you think matters? trump instead focusing on whether he should attend the upcoming republican debate. >> probably i i won't be doing the debate. i'm going to have something else in iowa. let's see how much mononey f makes on the debate without me. okay? >> forecasters are now expecting
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moines on monday which could affect voter it urnout. reena, kendis. >> our thanks too bazi. breaking news coming in from oregoning wheree leaders of an armed group that seized a remote wildlife refuge have been arrested. one of the group's members was killed during the take-down which o occurreduring a traffic stop. jason patric was still at the scene when the arrests were de >> reporter: well, i've heard that a couple people were shot and one person is dead. doesn't sound much like a peaceful resolution to me but everybody at the -- is making strong preparation for a peaceful resolution.. i'm not sure how much you can trust the folks that say peeful resolution, but that's what we're preparing for, the peaceful resolutioning. > the fbi says ammon bundy and th others who were arrested face felony charges of conspiracy to impede the duties
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use of force, incontinualdation or threats. now to a terror plot. . the fbi says tarted a masonic temple in milwaukee. a u. citizen is behind bars. pierre thomas has the details. >> reporter: authorities say the suspect wanted to launch a cold blooded massacre and spark other attacks across the country. according to the fbi, sammy mohammed hamza, an american citizen planned to go inside a ma sonic temple and gun down 30 people. he visited a firing range, thinking he could carry out the attack with two other radicals. using three macne gs with silencers. investigators say he is caught on tape saying whehen we go to a room, we will be killing everyone. the fbi launched this investigation in september of last year. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. well, naval authorities in san diego having lifted the lockdownmposed after reports that shots had been fired after
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base and at nearby schools, the navy says it found no sign of a gunman and no evidence of any shooting. an unidentified employee reported hearing three shots early yesterday morning, prompting a full sca lockdown that lasted nearly six hours. six cleveland police officers have been fired and six others suspended for their roles in a police c chase and shooting which left two dead. the officers fired a total of 137 shots during the incident. that was back in 2012. elizabeth hur has more. >> reporter: timothy russell and melissa williams were inside this car riddled with bullets. in all, 137 shots fired. russell and williams were unarmed. it all started with a high speed chase involving 62 police cars over more than 20 miles. thease sparked by a backfiring car, believed to be gunfire. and office mistakenly thinking the suspects were shooting at them.
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judgment was the worst possible way to handle an incident this complex. >> authorities don't know the why russell didn't stop but the officers were cited for joining the chase and leaving the city without permission. one officer stood trial after jumping on the suspect's car and firing 15 shots. he said he fired fearing for his life. >> i thought we would be shot and be killed. >> and was acquitted of manslaughter. >> the police union president is vowing to fight the firings, calling move unbelievable a politically motivat. elizabeth hur, abc news, new york. >> president obama is calling for speeding up research to diagnosis, prevent and treat zika virus. he met with ththe top health and secure officials yesterday in the situation room. officials financials suspect it is linked to a wave of birth defects in brazill. they have recommended praeg woman to postpone trips to the cravian and south america affected by the zika vice
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>> some companies are donating bottled water to flint, michigan, wal-mart joining coke and pepsi. the company says they will provide up to 6.5 million bot ols of water for flint's children. some music stars have also donated water. >> bke griffin apologizing this morning after breaking his hand following a fight with a team staffer. grfin hurt himself when he punched a member of the team's equipment staff outside a toronto restaurant. he is expected to miss at least four to six weeks. coach doc rivers says this sort of stuff shouldn't hapn and the team may actually penalize griffin. we'll turn to baseball now. the strike zone may be getting a lift. commissioner rob manfred says major league baseball is looking whether to raise the botm of the strike zone. not much from the hollow beneath the kneecap to the top of the kneecacap. that's where it was till ten years ago.
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offense ha been smping for the past 15 years or so. and there was a special wrestling match in the boston area, an undefeated high school wrestler against a special needs studio. the video getting a lot of attention. devin shoe cois one of the top high school wrestlers in massachusetts but nothere's a las ls on his record but a victory for everye else. >> devin j just proved there that it's never wrong to do the right thing. >> if i had to lose to someone, i'd like to lose t to andy. like it was a win-win in my booking. > devin's opponent andy howland was thrilled with the viory. he's been wrestling competitively for seven years. this wasn't his first win either. great to see that. i love it. >> great attitude about it. >> all right. coming up, russia joins the fight in the war against isis. allying itselff with syrian president bashar assad.d. terry moran takes us inside the
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from the front lines. and remembering a hollywood mainstay. what you may not have known about actor abe vigoda, but first a look at today's temperatures across the country. i learned this about great falls. you can get 18 cans of pabst blue ribbon for $12.99 right now. it's a steal. >> is that a beer? >> yeah. >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by mucinex.o tuesday. you're not coming. i took mucinex to help get rid of my mucusy congestion. oh, right then i'll swing by in like 4 hours. forget the tacos! one pill lasts 12 hours. i'm good all day. wait! your loss. i was going to wear a sombrero. only mucinex has a bi-layer tablet that starts fast, and keeps working. not 4, not 6, but 12 full hours. start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. it's not always as easy for me as it is for him... it's easy for me cause look at her.
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accusing the united states of adopting unacceptable iranian and russian ideas on solving the conflict. police in denmark will now be able to seize valuables worth more than $1500 from asylum seers to help cover their housing and food costs. while their cases are being processed. the united nations condemned the new law saying refugees deserved compassion. turning now to the heart of the crisis. the brutal civil war in sia and russia joining the fight in the war agast isiss aligning itself with syria's besieged leader assad. >> this morningng i an abc news exclusive, terry moran is on the front lines with a rare view inside a russian armored personnel carrier. >> reporter: the vil of which now lies shattered after a battle two weeks ago. there's almost nothing left here. we wal the streets past the ruins. for three years, rebels against
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president bashar al assad controlled this strategic village until russian air power arrid. so you came in on the ground and the russians were in the sky? >> yes. and now this is syria. >> yes. >> salma is ours. >> reporr: salma is yours. it's now in its fifth year, a quarter million people have been killed here. millions of refugees and in this chaos, isis was born. and now the russians are e here. and they are all in. more than 200 russian air strikes boosted the syrian troops here and the battle continues. it's only been a few days since the is sir s troops took this town and we can still hear mortar fire, small arms fire. those are the front lines a few miles away.
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join the fighting, their forces have turned the tide of battle. massive air strikes have pulverized rebels and bolstered the assad regime. a close moscow ali. we went to sea on board a russian destroyers, sailed out into the mediterranean and saw how much firepower moscow committed to the effort. cruise missis on board,t not only is supporting the russian campaign in syria, it's sending a signal to the rest of the world about the russian navy's modern capabilities. at the main russian air base in syria, jets are roorg day and night. the perimeter bristling with helicopter gun ships. this is the tip of the spear of russian air power in syria. the russians tell us they've thrown more than 5,000 sorties from this base striking 10,000 targets. the massive russian commitment here and the way is rapidly
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in sharp contrast to president obama's years of caution. even after declaring -- >> that assad needs to go. >> reporter: but the u.s., britain and others say russia is heing the assad regime a lot more than they're fighting isis and they accuse t their forces of is diskrim nat attacks that killed hunundreds of civilians. we saw russians loading so-called dumb bombs, ungued munitions, very inaccurate, lots of potential for collateral damage. when i spoke with the russian general konashenkov, he scornfully dismissed the charge. >> what civilian facilitiesre you talking about? these are powerful groups of terrorists. one thing is clear. there is a new reality in the syrian war and it speaks russian. terry moran, abc news, salma, syria. >> fascinating. > i remember the white house officials when the russians first launched this offensive as terry menoned saying good luck.
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180 degrees since they launch this had offensive at least for president assad's regime there. >> there's been such talk is he going to step down, and tuesday, ththe russian forei minister sergey lavrov of rove had to fight off talk from reporters saying, no, there was a former chief of intelligence, there were some rumors he asked assad to step down. he said there's nothing true to that. it's been such a lon draw on this war over there. it's heart breaking, i think about the children all the time over there. >> can you believe it's been five years of the assault in syria. the flood of refugees continues though no matter where the tide is on that fight. >> so true. coming up, remembering a television legend. >> he's been a hollywood mainstay for more than 40 years. this morning we remember actor abe vigoda. you're watching abc "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc ststations. meatball on white! next!
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the first one i would call. >> you should call me first. i need time to put my teeth in. >> oddly, i have go da spent years fight agurban legend he had already died. >> the rumor is that he died. >> abe is there in the control room? he is. >> reporter: that's him on david letterman's show in 1988. like his character in "the godfather." >> tell mike it was only business. he knew the end was coming. >> tom, can you get me off the hook? for old time's sake? >> can't do it. >>eporter: abe vigoda was 94. david wright, abc news, new york. > quite a legend. >> he also performed on and off broadway, just really, really incredible man. >> all right. coming up, the countdn top valelentine'sday. >> oh. so if you've been looking for love in all the wrong places, could one of tho places be the workplace? >> really? >> yeah, you're watching an
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all right, folks, we're now t minus 18 days away from the most romantic holiday of the year. the pressure's on. if you're bound and determined to get yourself a valentine, you got to work. >> but is it a good idea to look inside your own workplace? i see noll just disappeared. >> here's rebecca jarvis. >> that was nice to meet you, ben. >> reporter: office romance, even the interns can't escape it. >> see you later? >> love to. >> reporter: but all's fair in love and work. these days many companies have policies that frown bon cubicle courtships.
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one you sit next to every day. >> we worked together for just over a year and i never told a single soul. >> reporter: jaclyn smith and now husbander tile ear mcgee were together for four years when tyler took a job at her company where she no longer works, finding his desk right next to his girlfriend's. >> eight floors of a building, you didn't expect to be sitting 15 feet away from her. >> reporte the couple choosing to keep their relationship private from coworkers. >> we were worried what people might think or say. >> reporter: the business insider editor says there were several steps they took to keep their work and personal liveses separate. >> you should alway check the company policy before you start an office romance. >> we weren't showing up and leaving at the same time. and to be frank, we rarely talked to each other. >> reporter: the couple also kept their lovey-dovey messages off their business e-mai and cell phones. another important consideratation, keeping their love quarles out
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now, happily married for four months, jacqueline and tyler say their relationship is a testament to making an office relationship work.. i ended up leaving the company and going to work somewhere else. and we stayed together and a few years later i proposed. >> yeah. >> the rest is history. . >> rebecca jarvis, abcnews, new york. so is it a good idea? >> well, you know, love is blind. >> what does that say? >> that means it can happen anywhere. actually, i see it happen a lot in the news rooms. >> yeah. >> especially late at night around this hour. just saying. > no. >> why did our floor director leave during this conversation? we're going to investigate. >> i don't know.
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folks. in morning onnworld news now," sitting it out. >> donald trump saying he will not be participating in tomorrow's debate. the last before the first votes of the presidential election, but can heeally resist? oo break is news from oregon. the standoff with militia men and the fer government turning deadly overnight. one of the leaders of the group killed. others arrested. the latest just ahead. on the edge, the california town teeter anning on a cliff and the resesidents forced out but some refusing to leave their homes even though they could fall into the ocean at an moment. >> and super commercials. the other people watch the super bowl. if you're not into football, then maybe this year's crop of ads will work for you. but will they be fun? we'll follow the tear jerker trend of last year. it's wednesday, january 27th. >> announcer: from abc news,
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>> hehey, everyone. good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> and i'm kendis gibson. >> do we remember last year's super bowl ads. >> i don't rememember iteing a tear jerker but i also fell asleep the first quarter. >> of the super bowl? >> when you're working a shift sometimes you fall asleep at inopportune moments. >> like just before the end of the fourth quarter of last year's super bowl. >> i there i woke up for that. >> we look forward to the super bowl ads this year. hopefully they go more fun than last year. >> fingersed crossed. >> it was not a fun night at news corp. fox he quarters. >> yeah. >> roger ailes and murdoch probably had a lot of fun conversations. >> would have been a good reality show. >> like what's happening behind the scenes? >> yes. >> it was supposed to be a big debate and it's now official. donald trump says he will definitely not take part in tomorrow night's debate on fox. >> trump's main problem? he says is fox news anchor megyn
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debate moderators. trump says kelly is a "third rate reporter and says he'll hold his o event to raise money for wounded veterans." >> in the meantime, a new poll shows donald trump in the lead nationally among republicans with 37%. ted cruz with 21% and marco rubio with 11% but on the democratic side, theumbers are much closer. we're going to get the very latest on all of this right now. abc's brandi hitt on the case. >> ladies and gentlemen, please welcome the next president of thunited states, donald trump. >> i an bombshell from donald trp just days before the iowa caucuses. >> let's see how much money fox is going to make on the debate without me. okay? >> trump's campaign now confirming he is bailing out of thursday's republican debate in iowa with the return of moderator megyn kelly who sparred with trump back in august. >> your twitter account has several disprarnlging comments abouout women's looks. >> senator ted cruz saying the
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debate shows a lack of respect for voters and he issued this challenge. >> if he's unwilling to on the debate stage with the other candidates, then i would like to invite donald right now to enge in a one-on-one debate with me anytime betwee now and the iowa caucuses. >> reporter: still, the republican front-runner continues to pull in conservative endorse ps including arizona's famous tough talking sheriff joe arpaio even as his opponents attack. >> you don't think he's a christian. >> i don't know what he is. >> on the democratic side, both bernie sanders and hillary clinton's campaigns are energized. and also concerned about voter turnout next monday. >> we will win here in iowa if the voter turnout is high. >> if you go to the caucus on
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there, i will work my heart out for you as your president. >> brandi hitt, abc news, los angeles. we want to get to breaking news from oregon where there's been a deadly confrontation between armed militants and the fbi. gunfire erupted during a traffic stop outside the wildlife refuge where the militants had been localed up. killed in a hail of bullets was spokesman robert lavoy finicum. eight people were arrested includining the lder of the standoff ammon bundy. each will face a federal conspiracy charge. . the fbi says it has broken up a terror plot in wisconsnsin which targeted a ma sonic temple. propers say sammy auy mohamed hamzeh hoped to show that nobody can play with muslims as well as spark more attacks. the arrest was a result of an undercover investigation which began last september. police in seale this morning say two people are dead
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wounded by gunfire, all of this taking place late last night at a homeless camp known as the jungle. the police chief believes the shooting was not random and that there are two persons of interest in the case. six cleveland polic officers have been fired and six others suspended for their role in a police chase and shooting which left two unarmed people dead. officers fired a total of 137 shots during the incident backing in 2012. both occupants of the car were killed. the police union blast the decision calling it politicly motivate the and insane. >> it's a terrible situation. it's a tragic situatio but we responded, we responded to the felonies that were being committed and don't let anydy tell you any differently. >> the chase began when officers standing outside the police head quarters mistook the sound of a beatup chevrolet malibu backfiring as a gunshot. now, to southern california where the reward for information
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grown to $200,000. the three men all believed to be dangerous were awaiting trial for various violent felonies one of them even being compared to a famous movie killer. with more, ears abcbc's kayna whitworth. >> reporter: investigators three alleged violent criminals became escape artists to see when they formed an alliance. the fugitives accused of violent crimes fm murder, attempted murder, kidnapping and torture. nay jiri is accused of mutilating his victim's genitals. one calling him, diabolical, cunning, comparing him to the cannibalistic movie villain hannibal lecter. >> reporter: when you are accused of torture and genital mutilation, people are terrified you are on the run. >> sure, i can understand and i feel the same nervousness. i'm hoping that it's not a violent end.
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ago, an authorities told us that the sheriff is very concerned about the length of time that these inmates were unaccounted for. they are reviewing the body count process and already making changes. kayna whitworth, abc news, santa anna, california. >> the founder of bikram joe ga will have to pay a massive penalty in a sexual harassment suit. a los angeles jury hit him with nearly $6.5 million in punitive advisor. a day earlier the same jirl dollars. however, the centric yoga guru testified he's nearly bankrupt now. so-called affluenza teen ethan couch could be back before week's end. he has decided to drop his appeal against deportation from mexico. he and his mother fled to mexico after video surfaced that appeared to show him at a party ere pple were drinking which would be a violation of his probation of a drunk driving accident that left four dead.
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by iran recently is nowack home. sayid abedini arrived. his wife and children planned to meet him there but instead they've reunited in the midwest. he was jailed in iran for nearly four years presumably for preaching christianity. >> a decision on hospitality for the iranian president during a visit to rome is being ruled by ridiculous ass the lal press. italians afraid of offending the strict muslim decided to cover up the nude separate to yous. the iranian president is on a tour in europe to boost economic ties. the move has local politicians rolling on both sides of the aisle. italy chose not to serve wine because alcohol is, of course, forbidden for muslims. what happened to when in rome, kendis? >> that would be the theory. as you look at that statue,
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>> oh. kendis. >> i'm just saying. >> all right. >> but yeah. they did -- he did get a tour of one museum but yeah, they had to cover it up. see how the french deal with him in a few days. >> maybe they found outhe most important bits. >> bits. >> coming up "the mix," two babies do very different things. one praying, the other bull fighting. > first over the edge as their homes edge closer to falling into ocean, some residents in this california town are refusing to leave. >> partial more teams than just the broncos and panthers. the ad weasles are bulging out all the stops. remember to find us on facebook at wnnfans.com and twitter as abcwnn. you're watching "world news now."ding cough liquid only provides relief for four hours, but did you know there's a product that lasts for twelve hours? try delsym twelve hour cough liquid.
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okay. so as you watch this time lapse video of the blizzard moving in and covering the national mall in washington, you may be struck but how many peopleere out in the park during the snow days. nothing else in the nation's capital seemed to be moving but this morning the federal government reopens albeit three hours late. the city schools also reopened today but most in northern virginia will not. >> air travel seems to getting back to normal today. so far only 30 flights have been
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700 yesterday and 1300 or 13,000 since the blizzard started. >> you know what's fascinating me i found the best story was tuesday morning in the senate, guess who showed up? >> the janitors? >> no, only women. in the entir senate. >> in the entire senate. >> only the women showed up. it was soascinating me. from every level, from the senators to the pages, to -- it was actually senator lisa murkowski, she made a statement saying that you know, look around. the only people presiding officers are female, parliament therrian female, floor manager female, pages female. >> where was everybody else. >> the men werere clearlyt home with their feet up. >> as one would be. i think they were shoveling. > i don't think so because the whole city is paralyzed. unable to get to work. i don't think ong everyones shoveling exactly. >> that's true. well nothing ever happens. >> kudos to the women of the senate. >> bravo.
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just the females showed up. >> what bills were passed? >> no bills were passed. the men didn't show up. >> okay. no we know. now that you've spoken your speech. >> i feel g good abo that e. >> when you're the guy o the set, allll you have do is be lilike you are so correct. oh, my god yes. >> you're not gog to with inthat fight today. smart move, kendis. we turn now to the crisis unfolding on the pacific coastline in california into yeah, a coastal wal outside of san francisco is collapsing, threatening hundreds of homes and the families who are in them. neal karlinksky is there with the latest for us. >> reporter: el nino's fury ripping apart a chunk of the coastline. a drone video catches a huge slab falling away. police have yellow tagged an entire apartment building telling residents to get out while they still can. did you sleep with one eye open? >> yeah, alert. time to go. >> rorter: take a look at this. this bluff in the city of
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and pounding rains, leaving homes and b businessein danger of falling. just imagine if this was your balcony. underneath here, and the entire coastline continues to fall away with no end in sight. this home's patio is poking out with little support. pictures from before show the dramaticic difference. despite the threat, some residents refusing to leave. >> you guys will have to physically drag me out. >> reporter: despite efforts to shore up the bluff, the people here know the danger is far from over. neal karlinsky, abc, pacifica, california. >> god, it's so scary. also the home values for these people who invested so much and now to see your house falling into the ocean. >> those are million dollar condosndpartments teet areaing right there. i hope they have insurance to cover all of that. officials have worked to eserve the delicate sanandstone
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>> putting boulders up. i don't know if that's enough. >> we'll see. coming up in our next half hour, big news from kanye west. the rapper is set t debut his latest album which is called swish in one of the most public of all venues coinciding with fashion week. >> first downing down to super wl 50 on the field. there will be peyton manning versus cam newton but off the field, how about amy schumer versus steven tyler? you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now"
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>> marsha, what happened? >> peter hit me in the knows with a football. i can't go to the dance lik this. >> well, i'm'm sur it was an accident sweetheart. >> an eye for an eye. that's what dad always says. >> i never said that, honey. > shuup. teach her a sson. >> marsha, eat a snickers. >> why? >> you get a little hostile when you're hungry. better? >> better. >> marsha, rsha, marsha. >> jan, this isn't about you. >> it never is. >> it's really hard to manuel anything topping that one. that was my favorite commercial from last year's super bowl. >> just wait. madison avenue is charging full steam ahead for super bowl 50 after all. abc's chris connelly gives us a sneak peek of some of this year's hottest commercials. >> from date nights and websites, to bud lights. >> will you get the middle of my back. >> there is no middle. >> candy bars and fancy cars plus movie stars with picachou and tyler, too.
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shape up to be another elite group and they'd better be with 30-sec spots on the telecast said to be going for as much as $5 million, major impact is a must have. >> there are very few places advertisers can go to get a lot of pple in one shot. and the super bowl is it. last year, the superowl had a record 114 million viewers. that sort of opportunity simply doesn't exist in this day and age. >> reporter: steven tyler walking this way for skittles. website creator square space nabbing key and peel. >> starring in the incomeparable liam neeson. >> liam neeson representing for lg electronics. abu wambach sings the mini-cooper praiseis. amy schumer and seth rogen are beer bottle buddies and t.j. miller will have his modesty on tap. >> it's going to be the greatest super bowl commercial of all time.
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>> while they're different shots by amateurs clips are competing for doorry toe is is 30-second ot eager to get your attention the way budweiserer's lost puppy did at super bowl xlix last year. oh soent go away. chris connelly, abc news, loangeles. >> i i like that one. >> yeah, it was a really really good one. here's the deal. viewership is probably going to be way up ts year for the super bowl. the afc championship game this past sunday had 53 million viewers. second largest audience on record. completely. so it bodes wel for the actual big game itself. >> apparently for commercls cbs will get $5 million for 30 seconds worth of ad time. the first super bowl 1966, it was about $310,000. >> even that seemed expensive. i asked them we should do a comr eshl for our show they said it would have broken the budget for
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we're going to start "the mix" wit a little bit of controversy that is brewing overseas in spain because this bull fighter francisco rivera ordonez, he put up this picture. can you see what's in his left arm there? >> is that really a baby. >> that is really a baby. his 5-month-old daughter is in his left arm. when he posted to instagram, a lot of people were like what the hell. >>e're sure she wasn't photo shooped. >> this is him during a practice run bull fighting there. >> oh, my gosh. >> so a lot of people were upset by this and commenting about this. but francisco then posting another photo showing this is a family tradition. he's a fifth genererationull fighr and that's him on the left with his dad doing it. he says it's perfectly safe. it's not during a realull fighting match or whatever. but just for a practice run.
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out for day when this was taken. put money on that one. you know crabs, i feel bad fofor them crabs, lobsters you throw hem into the pot. they don't get a chance to fight back really. >> they taste so good really. >> in brazil one crab fought back. this is an actual knife and it's a restaurant in brazil that shows this knife wielding, yeah, exactl going to head into the shower any second now. >> oh, man. you got to give him props. >> the people who saw this photo were equipping apparently he was protecting himself from the daers of brazil and drug violence remains a problem. that's what some people are saying. > we took it to that level. >> people very amused by all this saying he's stabbing fish and stealing pearls because he's always hig on that seaweed. >> all right. the things that they come up with for that crab. i hope the crab did survive. this was really cute. a lot of families have their tradition of they put their kids
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kids at night. so does this south carolina family. very cute here. these parents rush their kid to bed sunday night because they wanted to see the end of the carolina panthers game. >> yes? >> and then they starred hearing noises from the baby monitor. >> okay >> and thank you all my babies and all my babies and santa claus. >> their 2-year-old daughter praying. >> that's precious. >> it is. >> see, kids like routine. like y brush your teeth. you say your prayers. you read a storybook. you gogo to bed. you take them out of that. >> you wet your bed. >> what a beautiful family and what a wweet, sweet baby shoo very cute. and luckily for them, the panthers are making it to the super bowl. >> see, maybe she prayed for them.
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this morning on "world news now," breaking news. the militia standoff in oregon turning deadly. the group's spokesperson killed as the fbi moves in arresting the leaders of the movement. the full report straight ahead. >> setting the stage or not. donald trump definitively pulling out of the final debate before the iowa caucus. the reason? a fox news anchor, how she responded overnight. >> and new this half hour, growing concerns over the zika virus. >> the federal government issuing guidelines for pregnant women and the meeting last night with psident obama in the situation room. it was a major event that has soon come to one of america's biggest concert venues. kanye west is reportedly set to premiere what he calls the best album of all time. full details ahead in "the skinny," it is wednesday, january 27th.
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this is "world news now." good morning, everyone. >> we doay good morning to you. i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm reena ninan. >> >> we're going to begin with the breaking news out of oregon where one person has been killed in a shoot-out between t fbi and members of the armed group holding a federal wildlife refuge. >> we're getti word that the victim has been identified as robert lavoy f finicum w had been acting as a spokesperson for this group. eight people have been arrested incling the leader amman bundy. abc's alex stone has the late details. >> reporter: t te-down did not happen at the wildlife refu where militia members where is holed up for three weeks. instead, oregon state police and federal agents moved in as group leader aan bundy and h followers were on the move apparently driving to a meeting with locals. police conducted a traffic stop on oregon's highway 395, pulling over t the vehic bundy was riding in. law enforcement sources are
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died opened fire first and then was killed in the return of bullets. bundy and multiple other people who were with him were arrested. the arrests also took place elsewhere. immediately a local hospital was put on l lockdown a follower who was injured in the shoot-out got treatment there. alex stone, ababc news. >> donald trump will not take center stage florida tomorrow night's debate on fox news. in fact, he's not going to take the stage at all. >> trump was demanding fox remove news anchor megyn kelly as one of the moderators. fofox refuseso trump says i'm out. he's been highly critical of kelly sisince a dete in august when she asked him about the disparaging words he used to describe women he didn't like. >> megyn kelly's really biased against me. she knows that. i know that, everybody knows that. do you really think she can be fair at a bate? >> i maintain it was a tough but fair question and we agreed to disagree. >> trump's current rival in iowa, ted cruz is firing back at
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challengining him to one-on-one debate on their own ahead of the caucuses. abc's tom llamas has the latest from the campaign trail. >> reporter: senator ted cruz with a warning to his supporters. this pdictions about donald trump. >> if donald wins iowa, he right now has a substantial lead in new hampshire. if he went on to win new hampshire as well, there is a very good chance he could be unstoppable and be our nominee. >> reporter: cruz and the super pac supporting him now unloading a barrage of 11th hour attack ads on the billionaire, using trump's own words to trash his new york values. >> i lived in new york city and manhattan all my life. so you know, my views are a little bit different than if i lived in iowa. >> what does trump think of iowa? >> how stupid are the people of iowa. >> donald trump, new york values, not ours. >> reporter: trump trying to show his values actually do line up with iowa evangelicals. >> i hear this is a major theme right here.
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2 corinthihians. 3:17, that is the whole ball game. >> reporter: but a boost. trump scoring the endorsement of jerry falwell junior, the son of the late tv evangelist and the president of liberty university. and far from the trump, cruz show, a series of republican candidates gunning for third place, some confident. >> i'm very comfortable when it comes down to it, , we're gog to have a lot of those people make us theirir first cice. i feel good about it. >> new jersey governor chris christie snapping at a young woman asking why he wasn't back in new jersey managing storm clean-up. >> i have friends family calalling me sending pictures, videos all over the state. >> all over the state? really? there's been one county that's flooded. i don't know where from all over the state since we have 21 counties where that's happened. second, i don't know exactly what you expect me to do. you want me to go down there with a mop? >> christie now saying he was only joking. so what will trump do on thursday?
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an event at the same time as the debate to raise money for veterans and he also wders how many people are going to watch the debate if he's not there. tom llamas, marshalltown, iowa. >> i'm curious to see how many people will bebe watchin the debate. on the democratic side, hillary clinton is just barely edging out bernie sanders in n iowa. sanders seemed shocked by the huge crowd in st. paul last night. so many people turned out, nearly 5,000 people were moved to an overflow room for the most part, sanders stayed on script calling for a political revolution. hillary clinton has been on the stump in iowa, as well, stepping up her criticism of sanders essentially calling him unelectable and at a town hall meeting clinton was asked if she would be open to nominating president obama to the supreme court. well, she lavender saying that estion was a first for her, but said "it's a great idea." >> classes are canceled today in one indianapolis school district following the death of a veteran principal. susan jordan was struck and killed when a bus jumpeded the
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school. two 10-year-old students were hurt but are expected to survive. jordan had been princil of the school for 22 years. let's mo on now to the big digout after the blizzard of 2016. the federal l governme by the way in washington set to reopen today and so are schools there and inhiladelphia but not in baltimore. slowly but surely life is returning to normal in the eastern u.s. we get more from abc's david kerley. >> reporter: take a look. a front end loader in queens needed to pull a sanitation truck out of the thick snow. part of the reason this recovery is so slow. residential streets from newark to baltimore and south remain a problem. for a third day outside of richmond, beverly wood is stuck. her street has not seen a plow. >> i can't get to work because i can't get out. >> reporter: in virginia, one in responsible for still have not >> our crews are working as hard as thecan. >> reporter: fire crews in baltltimore hato work through an unplowed street to get to a rowhouse fire.
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up and down the east coast hop for. maybe not a perfectly plowed road but at least a pathway out of their neighborhood. it's not just plowing but removing snow. how much?? look at this shot of yankee stadium from an nypd chopper. new york city crews could have filled it 66 times. >> very, very happ finally. we waited 48 hours to get this thing done. >> reporter: some of those crews finally getting to that man's home in queens. he's one in the lucky ones. here in arlington, v virginia, they are still waiting for this street to be plowed more than three days after the storm. david kerlrley, abc news, arlington, virginia. >> good news now about the housing market. home prices have risen 5.8% in november thanks to low mortgage rates, a shortage of homes on the market and solid hiring growth. prices rose fastest in portland, oregon, san francisco and denver. all about 11% in all three. and portland is one of the hottest markets in the country right now with prices at an all-time high.
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>> i guess not. so an up and down day for weight watchers literally. shares of the weight loss company jumped 18% on the heels of a new add revealing that oprah winfrey has lost 26 pounds and claiming she eats bred every day on the plan. the struggling company also saw shares increase when the talk show queen joined thcompany last october and buying 10% of its stock. >> we were talking about this in thhair and makeup room yesterday when you weren't around yesterday because it's girl talk. >> i don't need to hear. >> and we were saying we know a lot of women who in the past couple months joined weight watchers and seen tremendous results. >> because of that. >> they feel it teaches them how to eat in a way that there's such a gym cra but people forget that eating is a huge part of it, too. >> i think that's a starvation diet. >> i don't think so. they were saying they're eating pretty well. motor scooters are a popular way to get around southeast asia.
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but apparently, we're not the only ones. >> so check this out. this die nam nick mick duo here. a man in thailand rolling with his best friend, the pup carrying umbrella in its mouth ready to guard his human companion against a sudden rainstorm. despite riding with no apparent safety harness or r helmet f the dog, not too much other information but chuck it up to the internet godslessing us with this story this morning. >> i don't think this is a blessing. i look at that dog and think if he were to get into an accident, he doesn't have a st belt, he doesn't have a helmet. >> i think that's one way to look at it. think he's just heading to the restaurant and that dog is no longer with us. >> oh. >> i don't know. >> kendis. >> all right. coming up in "the skinny," the growing controversy over whether the earth is really flat spills over into the world of rap music. this is really a serious story. the rapper who is now taking on
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coffee and tea and the java and me, a cup, a cup, a cup, a cucup >> that was the number one song from 2014. good news for coffee and tea lovers. a new study finds that regular caffeine consumption is not linked textra heart beats. that could lead to heart problems and strokes. previous smaller studies said
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so the heart association has been recommending patients witith that pblem should avoid anything with caffeine in it. well, the group still isn't convinced and wants more research. >> an influential health panel says all adults ould be screened for depression but especially pregnant women and those who have just given birth. studies have shown at least one in eight such women and possibly as many as one in five develop depression or other mental health issues. the panel says thehe screeni is especially important because untreated depression may also harm the child. president obama is calling for speeding up research to diagnose, prevent and treat thehe zika virus. yesterday he met witith top puic health and security officials in the situation room. right now t there are8 cases in seven states. the latest person infected had traveled overseas and cam back already will infected. the trave industry is concerned
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prompting united airlines and carnival cruise lines to offer pregnant women refunds, credits, and exchanges on tickets to places where it is found. more now from abc's linsey davis. >> growing concerns about the spread of the zika virus. many pregnant women who have traveled abroad are rushi to doctors to get checked. th are getting cranial ultra sounds and eye exams if their mothers were possibly infected. >> we are getting calls every day, unfortately. any patients withth symptoms we are having them tested. >> rorter: the fear is a possible link between the virus and birth defects like microcephaly in which babies are born with abnormally small hds and linked to paralysis in adults. there's already a travel advisory in effect for pregnant women to avoid these 24 areas where the disease has been detected. including el salvador where officials are asking for women to avoid getting pregnant until 2018. in brazil, the host country for this summer's olympics, the
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is sending some 220,000 troops to battle the mosquito blamed for spreading the virus. 18 cases in seven states have already been reported among travelers returning to the u.s. this mom to be relieved that her doctor found nothing to worry about. lins davis, abc news, new york. >> it's very frightening. >> yes, it is. >> we have another medical note about the health of your pets. >> highly contagious strain of doing flu is fredding across the u.s. the canine influenza has sickened thousands of dogs across 25 states. vets say most dogs recover within two to three weeks. >> if your dog has a persistent cough, sneezing, nose discharge or lack of appetite or energy, experts recommend taking him or her to a vet immediately. >> many of the vets are saying this morning, make sure that your dogs and your pets' vaccines are up to date. when we come back, the big announcent from kanye west. >> and j.lo showing a little bit too much of her behind in "the
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yeah rock guitar skinny, so skinny time now for "the skinny," and topping our headlines this morning, the big announcement from kanye west. >> according to ticketmaster, the rapper is set to launch the world premiere of his seventh
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inin its entety on february 11th in new york's madisosqua garden. it is called "ways," and west is referring to it as the best album of all time, not his best album, mind you, the best. >> the event by the way is dubbed yeezy season 3, and it's set to coincide with new york fashion week and presumably the debut of some of kanye's new couture offerings, as well. >> next to a growing scientific controversy spilling over into the world of hip-hop. >> this is really big news and really serious. it started out as a twitr spat between rapper b.o.b. and astrophysicist neil degrasse tyson over flat earth theory. the rapper tweeting out pointing out questions about the lack of proof that the earth is round. but tyson wawas less ofacts and more on ridicule. so beverage o.b. set it to music. why is nasa part of the department of defense they
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degrees better be careful what you read flat line >> oh. >> but not to be outdone tyson released his own rap response. i'm not sure what it was that really made you think that you could disrespect a tyson and your ship won't sink i mean whoa, can't fool the people,, bob, they know what's up, i'm in the hayden planetarium getting shoulder rubs. i think it's very clear that bobby didn't read enough and he's believing all this conspiracy theory stuff >> pretty good. >> his nephew did that. >> b.o.b. isn't the first celebrity to question the paradigm joining tila tequila. he may not be the last. so tyson's track may not be the last word. it reaeallys a serious issue. so from that debate to something that is definitely round. >> where are we going here? >> j.lo's booty. >> barely a week into her las vegas concert residency and j.lo is already making headlines. >> the46-yr-old singer suffered a major wardrobe
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she bowed for the crowd after performing her hit on the floor. that's when her sparkling sequinned jumpsuit couldn't take it any more and it split here her behind. oh, apparently there's only so much pressure that spandex can take and still, jenny from the block took it all in stride. >> thank god for the internet. >> oh, man, and those iphones i tell you. finally, we have a bit of celebrity baby news. >> we'realking about hollywood power couple john krasinski and emily blunt expecting baby number two. the actress confirming through her rep to us weekly. > blunt a "the office" alum tied the knot at george clooney's home in italy back i in 2010 after two years of dating and they welcomed that cute little thing, that's hazel in, february of 2014. big congratulations to that happy couple. >>ute couple. >> coming up, the action thriller by ben affleck's little brother. >> casey affleck opens up. plek's little brother.
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well, it's true, the true story of one of the most daring rescues in coast guauard histo and it's set to hit theaters this weekend. >> it stars casey affleck who opopened up us about the grueling shoot and his big brother ben. here's abc's nick watt. >> reporter: "the finest hours" is a film that can finally be made. >> i want you to go up on deck and have a look. >> reporter: because movie technology can now make this look real. >> it's a real story. >> may day, may day. do you copy. >> two gigantic oil tankers splitting in half, both of them at the same time in this huge storm. >> every fellow here wants to live. the only way that happens is if we run her aground.
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engineer on board the stricken s.s. pendleton and chris pine boson of the tiny coast guard cucutter sent to rcue them against unbelievable apparently insusurmountab o odds. >> you've got about five seconds, boys. some guys, i won't mention wh chris pine, ben foster, guys like that, they wore wet suits and dry suits and complained all the time. i never did any of that. >> affleck is baby brother to ben. >> who is that? >> that is bruce wayne. >> when i said i didn't want to do batman, there was a little bit of tension, , you knowbut i'm glad that he got the job after all. >> if they can't get casey, they take ben. >> reporter: casey is also bffs with joaquin phoenix. they met on "to die for." now casey is married to his sister, summer. >> matt at the time was up for the joaquin phoenix part. >> if he got that part, you may
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>> reporter: he's s a direct, producer, indie film kind of guy. why did you decide to do this? >> i guess i was drawn to this because of the sorof old fashioned heroics of it. >> reporter: i'm surprised very few of us have even heard of this story before. >>t's incredible. i had never heard of it. i grew up in massachusetts and ner heard of it. it's one of those things that someone finds it and thinks this is incredible. let's call casey. >> nick watt, abc news, hollywood. >> he's got a grgreat sensof humor. >> he does. he's so incredibly talented. actually probably maybe more than ben. he's actually been an oscar nominee before and interesting movie. >> and don't miss our updates on facebook wnnfans.com. >> coming up, more news from abc. announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. insomniacs for two decades. us) aouerwh y bino peen hri ls,t n beifcu tco wh d refuonoundoulod
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co itoelng hr d lko . nd tay good morning. i'm reenninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. here are some of the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." donald trump says he's out of tomrow night's republican debate, slamming fox news for "playing games" and calling moderator megyn kelly a third rate reporter who shouldn't be allowed to participate. we've got some full details coming up. >> two people dead and three others wounded at a homeless camp near downtown seattle. polilice say t shooting was very targeted and they are searching for two persons of interest. >> the two anti-abortion activists indicted by a houston grand jury plan to turn themselves in. both facing a charge of tampering with a governmental record. it's a felony. >> apple says its iphone sales may have hit a wall. those sales grew at the slowest pace since the device was first troduced eight years ago. the iphone accounts for about two-thirds of apple's revenue.
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stories on this wednesday, january 27th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning, everyone. we begin this half hour with the last fireworks from the complain trail in the critical days before the iowa caucuses. >> donald trump says he will not take part in tomorrow night's debate on fox news saying without him, fox will have no ratings and on the democratic side, hillary clton is just barely holding on to her lead over bernie sanders in iowa. here's abc's bazi kanani. >> reporter: in the tight race in iowa, where polls show bernie sanders doing better than hillary clinton with first-time caucusgoers, sanders says he needs them to turn out. >> to my mind, we will win here in iowa if the voter turnout is high. >> reporter: clinton rolling back the clock in a new ad. >> all of us have a responsibility. >> reporter: showing voters the proof of what she calls her lifelong fight for children and families. >>'m hillary clinton. and i've always approved thi
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>> reporter: on the republican side, a day for endorsements. texas governor rick perry campaigning with ted cruz. former new york governor george pataki throwing his support behind marco rubio and arizona sheriff joe arpaio, a controversial figure, campaigning with donald trump who also won the endorsement of jerry falwe junior, the son of the late televangelist. falwell's nod could help trump cut into cruz's support among born agagain chrisans but a nebraska senator is questioning trump's morality. on twitter senator ben sash asked about trump'p's admitt affairs with marri women. have you repented to harmed children and spouses? do you think it matters? ump instead focusing on whether he suld attend the upcoming republican debate. >> probably i won't be doing the debate. i'm going to have something else in iowa. let's sehow much money fox is going to make on the debate without me, okay? >> forecasters are now expecting 3 to 5 inches of snow in des
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affect voter turnout. reena, kendis. >> our thanks s to bazi. we're gng to get to some breaking news right now coming in from oregon where leaders of an armed group that seized a remote wildlife refuge have been arrested. one of the group's members was killed during the take-down which occurred during a traffic stop. jason patrick was still at the scene when the arrests were made. >> reporter: well, i've heard that a couple people were shot and one person is dead. doesn't sound much like a peaceful resolution to me but everybody at the -- is making strong preparations for a peaceful resolution. i'm not sure how much you can trust the folks that say peaceful resolution, but that's what we're preparing for, the peaceful resolution. > the fbi saysmmon bundy and thothers who were arrested face felony charges of conspiracy to impede the duties of federal officials through the use of force, intimidation or
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> now to aerror plot. the fbfbi says tgeted a masonic temple in milwaukee. the suspect a u.s. citizen is behind bars. abc's pierre thomas has the details. >> reporter: authorities say the suspect wante to unleash a cold-blooded massacre and spark other attacks across the country. according to the fbi, samy mohamed hamzeh, an american citizen planned to go inside a masonic temple in wisconsin, lock the doors andnd g down 30 people. he wanteted to tour the t temple just last week after visiting a fing range allegedly thinking he would carry out the attack with two other radicals using thre machine funs with sigh lenners. investigators say he is caught on tape saying when we go into a room, we will be killing everyone. the fbi launched this investigation in september of last year. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. well, naval authorities in san diego have lifted ththe lockdown imposed after reports that shots had been fired after completing a full sweep of the
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navy says it found no sign of a gunman and no evidence of an shooting. an unidentied employee reported hearing three shots early yesterday morning, prompting a full scale lockdown ththat lastenearly six hours. six cleveland police officers have been fired and six others suspended for their roles in a police chase and shooting which left two unarmed people dead. the officers fired a total of 137 shots during the incident. that was back in 2012. abc's elizabeth hur has more. >> reporter: timothy russell and melissa williams we inside this car riddled with bullets. in all, 137 shots fired. russell and williams were unarmed. it all started with a gh speed chchase invoing 62 police cars over more than 20 miles.s. the chase sparked by a backfiring car, believed to be gunfire and officers mistakenly thinking the suspects were shooting at them.
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judgment was the worst possible way to handle an incident this complex. >> authorities don't know why russell didn't stop but the officecers were ted for joining the chase and leaving the city without permission. onef the officers is stood trial after jumping on the suspect's car and firing 15 shots. he said he fired fearing for his life. >> i thought we would be shot d be killed. >> and was acquitted of mansughter. >> the police union president is vowing to fight the firings, calling the move unbelievable and politically motivated.d. elizabeth hur, abc news, new york. >> president obama is calling for speeding up research to diagnose, prevent and treat zika virus. he met with the top health and security officials yesterday in the situation room. officials suspect it is linked to a wave of birth defects in brazil in which babies have small heads. u.s. officials have recommended pregnant women postpone trips too the caribbean and south america affected by the zika virus
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>> some of america's biggest companies are donating bottled water to flint, michigan, wal-mart joining nestle and coke and pepsi. the company says they will provide up to 6.5 million bot ols of water for flint's children. some music stars have also donated water. but a good star. . nba all-star blake griffin apologizing this morning after breaking his hand following a fight with a team staffer. griffin hurt himself when he punched a member of the team's equipment staff outside a toronto restaurant. he is expected to miss at least four to six weeks. coach doc rivers says this sort of stuff shouldn't happen and the team may actually penalize griffin. we're going to turn to baseball now. the strike zone may be getting a lift. commissioner rob manfred says major league baseball is looking whether to raise the bottom of the strike zone. not much from the hollow beneath the kneecap to the top of the kneecap. that's where it was til ten years ago. it's only a couple of inches but
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the papast 1 15 yes oro. and there was a special wrestling match in the boston area. it was an undefeated high school wrestler against a special needs studio. the video getting a lot of attention on social media. deven schuko is one of the top high school wrestlers in massachusetts but now there's a loss on his record but a victory for everyone else. >>. >> deven just proved there that it's never wrong to do the right thing. >> if i had to lose to someone, i'd like to lose to andy. like it was a win-win in my book. >> well, deven's opponent andy howland was thrilled with the victory. he's been wrestling competitively for seven years. despite having down's syndrome. and this wasn't his first win either. great to see that. i love it. >> great attitude about it. >> all r right. coming up, russia joins the fight in the war against isis allying itself with rian president bashar assad. our own terry moran takes us
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rare view from the front lines. and remembering a hollywood mainstay. what you may not have known about actor abe have i goda, but first a look at today's temperatures across the country. i learned this about great falls. you can get 18 cans of pabst blue ribbon for $12.99 right now. it's a steal. >> is that a beer? >> yeah. >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by mucinex. weather, brought to you by mucinex.o tuesday. you're not coming. i took mucinex to help get rid of my mucusy congestion. oh, right then i'll swing by in like 4 hours. forget the tacos! one pill lasts 12 hours. i'm good all day. wait! your loss. i was going to wear a sombrero. only mucinex has a bi-layer tablet that starts fast, and keeps working. not 4, not 6, but 12 full hours. start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. it's not always as easy for me as it is for him... it's easy for me cause look at her.
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accusing the united states of adopopting unacceptable iranian and russian ideas on solving the conflict. police in denmark will now be able to seize valuables worth more than $1500 from asylum seekers to help covetheir housing and food costs while their cases are being processed. the united nations condemned the w law saying refugees deserved compassion. turning now to the heart of the crisis. the brutal civil war in syria and russia joining the fight in the wawar againsisis aligning itself with syria's besieged leader bashar al assad. >> this morning in an abc news exclususive, ter moran is on the front lines with aare view inside a rusan armored personnel carrier. >> reporter: the village of salma which now lies shattered after a ferocious battle two weeks ago. there's almost nothing left here. we walk the streets past the ruins. for three years, rebels against the government of syrian president bashar al assad
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village until russian air power arrived. so you came in on the ground and the russians were in the sky? >> y. and now this is syria. >> yes. >> salma is ours. >> reporter: salma is yours. the nightmare of syrian civil war is now in its fifth year. a quarter million people have been killed here. half the population out of their homes. millions of refugees and in this chaos, isis was born. annow the russians are here. and they are all in. more than 200 russian air strikes boosted the syrian troops here and the battle continues. it's only been a few days since the syrian government trtroops took this town and we can still hear in the hills and villages beyond mortar fire, small arms fire. those are the front lines a few miles away. in the three-months since russia joined the fighting, their forces have turned the tide of
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massive air strikes have -- and cruise missile attacks have pulverized rebels and bolstered the assad reem, for decades a close moscow ali. we also went to sea on board a russian destroyer, sailed out into the mediterranean and saw how much firepower moscow committed to the effort. cruise missiles on board, it not only is supporting the russian campaign in syria, i it's sendg a signal to the rest of the world about the russian navy's modern capabilities. at the main russian air base in syria, jets are roaring day and night. the perimeter bristling with helicopter gun ships. this is the tip of the spear of russian air power in syria. the russiaians tell they've flown more than 5,000 sorties from this base, striking0,000 targets. the massive russian commitment here and the way it's rapidly shaped the battlefield stand in sharp contrast to president
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even after declaring -- >> that assad needs to go. >> reporter: but the u.s., britain and others say russia is helping the assad regime a lot more than they're fighting isis and they accuse their forces of indiscriminate attacks that have killed hundreds of civilians. we saw russian troops loading so-called dumb bombs, guided munitions, very inaccurate, lots potential for collateral damage. when i spoke with the russian general igor konashenkov, he scornfully dismissed the charge. >> what civilian facilities are you talking about? these are powerfrful groupof terrorists. >> reporter: one thing is clear. there is a new reality in the syrian war and it speaks russian. terry moran, abc news, salma, syria. >> fascinating. >> it is. i remember the white house officials when the russians first launched this offensive about five weeks ago as terry
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and things have turned around 180 degrees since they launched this offensive, at least for president assad's regime there. >> there's been such talk is he going to step down, and tuesday, the russian foreign minister sergey lavrov had to fight off talk from reporters saying, no, there was a formerer chief o intelligence, there were some rumors he had asked assad recently to step down. he said there's nothing true to that. nobody's seeking political asylum just yet. it'seen such a long draw on this war over there. it's heart breaking, i think about the children all the time over there. >> can you believe it's been five years of the assault in syria. the flood of refugees continues though no matter where the tide is on that fight. >> so true. . coming up, remembering a television legend. >> he's been a hollywood mainstay for more than 40 years. this morning we remember actor abe vigoda. you're watching abc "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. meatball on whitite! next! you want mustard on that or not!
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i need time to put my teeth in. >> oddly, i he go da spent years fighting an urban legend he had already died. >> well, the rumors are that he died. >> abe is there in the control room? he is. >> reporter: that's him on david letterman's show in 1988. like his character in "the godfather." >> tell mike it was only business. >> reporter: he knew the end was coming. >> tom, can you get me off the hook? for old time's sake? >> can't do it. >> reporter: abe vigoda was 94. david wright, abc news, new york. >> quite a legend. >> he also performed on and off broadway, just really, really incredible man. >> all right. coming up, the countdown to valentine's day. >> oh. so if you've been looking for love in all the wrong places, could e of those places be the workplace? >> really?
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all right, folks, we're now t minus 18 days away from e most romantic holiday of the yearar. so the pressure's on. and if you're bound and determined to get yourself a valentine, you've got to work. >> but is it a good idea to look inside your own workplace? >> i see nole just disappeared. >>hyid the floor manager just disappear from the workplace? >> here's abc's rebecca jarvis. >> that was nice to meet you, ben. >> reporter: office romance, even the interns can't escape it. >> see you later? >> love to. >> reporter: but not all's fair in love and work. these days many companies have policies that frown upon cubicle courtships.
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day? >> we worked together for just over a year and i never told a single soul. >> reporter: 27-year-old jaclyn smith and now husband tyler mcgee were together for four years when tyler took a job at her company where she no longer works, finding his deck right measurement to his girlfriend's. >> eight floors of a building, you didn't expect to be sitting 15 feet away from her. >> reporter: the couple choosing to keep their relationship private from coworkers. >> we were worried a little bit about our reputation and what people might think or say. >> reporter: the business insider editor says there were several steps they took to keep their work and personal lives separate. >> you should always checkck the company policy before you start an office romance. >> we weren't showing up and leaving at the same time. and to be frfrank, we rely talked to each other. >> reporter: the couple e also kept their lovey-dovey messageges off their business e-mails and cell phones. another important consideration, keeping their lolove quarrs out of the office.
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months, jacqueline and tyler say their relationship is a testament to making an office relationship work. >> i end up leaving the company and going to wk somewhere else. and we stayed together and a few years later i proposed. >> yeah. >> the rest is history. >> rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. so is it a good idea? >> well, you know, love is blind. >> what does that say? >> that means it can happen anywhere. actually, i see it happen a lot in the news rooms. >> yeah. > especiay late at night around this hour. just saying. > no. >>hy did our floor director leave during this conversation? we're going to investigate. >> i don't know. find love wherever you want, folks. investigate. >> i don't know.
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folks. this morning on "world news now," sitting it out. >> donald trump saying he will not be participating in tomorrow's debate. the last before the first votes of the presidential election, but can he really resist? breaking news from oregon. the standoff with militia men and the federal government turning deadly overnight. one of the leaders of f the grou killed. others aested. the latest just ahead. on the edge, the california town teetering on a cliff and the residents forced out but some refusing to leave their homes even though they could fall into the ocean at any moment. and the super bowl commercials. the her people watch the s super bowl. if you're not into football, then maybe this year's crop of ads will work for you. but will they be fun? will it follow the tear-jerker trend of last year? it's wednesday, january 27th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." hey, everyone.
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i'm reena ninan. >> and i'm kendis gibson. do we remember last year's super bowl ads? >> i was just going to ask, i don't remember it being a tear-jerker, but i also fell asleep in the first quarter. >> what? of the super bowl? >> when you're working a shift sometimes you fall asleep at inopportune moments. >> like just before the end of the fourth quarter of last year's super bowl. >> i think i woke up for that. >> we look forward to the super bowl ads this year. hopefully they go more fun than last year. >> fingers crossed. >> it was not a fun night at news corp. i'll tell you, fox headquarters. >> yeah. >> roger ailes and murdoch probably had a lot of fun conversations. >>ld have been a good reality show, though. >> what? like what's happening behind the scenes? >> yes. >> it was supposeded to be aig debate and it's now official. donald trump says he will definitely not takpart in morrow night's debate on fox. >> trump's main problem?
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debate moderators. trump says kelly is a, quote, third-rate reporter and says he'll hold his own event to raise money for wounded veterans. >> in the meantime, a new poll shows donald trump in the lead nationally among republicans with 37%. ted cruz with 21% and marco rubio with 11%. but on the democratic side, the numbers are much closer. we're going to get the very latest on all of this right now. abc's brandi hitt on the case. >> ladies and gentlemen, please welcome the next president of the united states, donald trump. >> reporter: a bombshell from donald trump just days before the iowa caucuses. >> let's see how much momoney fox is going to make on the debate without me. okay? >> reporter: trump's campaign now confirming he is bailing out of thursday's republican debate in iowa, with the return of moderator megan moderator megyn kelly, who sparred with trump back in august. >> your twitter account has several disparaging comments about women's looks.
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senator ted cruz, says the front-runner dropping out of the debate shows a lack of respect for voters and he issued this challenge. >> if he's unwilling to stand on the debate stage with the other candidates, then i would like to invite donald trump to engage in a one-on-one debateith me any time between now and the iowa kuk cusses. >> reporter: still, the republican front-runner continues to pull in conservative endorsements including arizona's famous tough talking eriff joe arpaio even as his opponents attack. >> you don't think he's a christian? >> no, i don't know what he is. he views it all a as politics. >> reporter: on the democratic side, both bernie sanders' and hillary clinton's campaigns are energized. and also concerned about voter turnout next monday. >> we will win here in iowa if the voter turnout is high. . >> if you go to the caucus on
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r you as your president. >> reporter: brandi hitt, abc news, los angeles. we want to get to breaking news from oregon where there's been a deadly confrontation between armed militants and the fbi. gunfire erupted during a traffic stop outside the wildlife refuge where the militants had been holed up. killed in a hail of bullets was standoff spokesman robert lavoy finicum.m. eit people were arrested, including the leader of the standoff, ammon bundy. each will face a federal conspiracy charge. we'll have moore details in the next halfhour. the fbi says it broke up a terror plot in wisconsin which targeted a masonic temple. prosecutors say samy mohamed hamzeh planned to attack a masonic temple and said he hoped to show that nobody can play with muslims as well as spark more attacks. the arrest was a result of an undercover investigation which began last september police in seattle this morning say two people are dead and at least three others
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taking place late last night at a homeless camp in downtown known as the jungle. the police chief believes the shooting was not random and that there are two persons ofof terest in the case. six cleveland police officers have been fired and six others suspended for their role in a police chase and shooting which left two unarmed people dead. officers fired a total of 137 shots during the incident back in 2012. both occupants of the car were killed. the police union blasted the decision, calling it politically motivated and insane. >> it's a terrible situation. it's a tragic situation. but we responded. we responded to the felonies that were being committed. and don't let anybody tell you any differently. >> the chase began when officers standing outside the police headquarters mistook the sound of a beat-up chevrolet malibu backfiring as a gunshot. now to southern california
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about those escapees has now grown to $200,000. the three men all believed to be dangerous were awaiting trial for various violent felonies. one of them even being compared to a famous movie killer. with more, here's abc's yna whitworth. >> reporter: investigators taking to the roof trying to piece together how three alleged violent criminals became escape artists. combing through jail surveillance footage to see when the flee formed an alliance. the fugitives accused of violent crimes from murder, attetempted murder, kidnapping and torture. nayeri is accused of mutilating his victim's genitals. the deputy district attorney calling him diabolical, violent, and cunning, comparing him to the can balancistic movie villain, hannibal lecter. when you're accused of torture and genital mutilation, people are terrified that you're out on the run. >> sure, i can underststand and feel the same nervousness. i'm hoping that it's not a violent end. >> reporter: just a short time ago, authorities told us that
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about the length of time that these inmates were unaccounted for, so they're currently reviewing their body count process and already making changes. kayna whitworth, abc news, santa anna, california. the founder of bikram yoga will have to p a massive pepenalty i a sexual harassment suit. a los angeles jury hit bikram choudhury with nearly $6.5 million in punitive damage to his former leg advisor. a day earlier the same jury awarded her nearly a million dollars. however, the centric yoga guru testified yesterday thatat he's nearly bankrupt now. so-called affluenza teteen ethan couch could be back in texas before week's end. he has decided to drop his appeal against deportation from mexico. couch and his mother fled to mexico after video surfaced that appeared to show couch at a party where people were drinking. that would be a violation of his probation for his drunk driving accident that left four people deed. the american pastor who was released by iran recently is now
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sayid abedini arrived. in boise, idaho, on a private plane after spending several days in north carolina with his mother and sister. his wife and children planned to meet him there but instead they've e reunitedn the midwest. he was jailed in iran for nearly four years presumably for preaching christianity. and a decision of a -- on hospitality for iranian president during a visit to rome iseing ruled as ridiculous by the local press. italians afraid of offending the strict muslim dided to cover up the nude statue. thiranian president is on a five-day tour in europe to boost economic ties. the move has local politicians rolling on both sides of the aisle. italy chose not to serve wine because alcohol is, of course, forbidden for muslims. whatever happened to when in rome, kendis? >> that would be the theory. but there's not -- as you look at that stoot tu, obviously, there's not a lot to cover up.
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kendis! >> i'm just saying. >> all right. >> but, yeah, they did -- he did get a tour of one museum, but, yeah, they had to cover it up. >> and they cord it all up. >> see how the french deal with him in a few days. >> maybe they found out the most important bits of the -- >> bits? >> yeah. how do we move on? coming up in "the mix," two babies doioing ver different things. one praying, the other bullfighting. first, over the edge as their homes edge closer to falling into the ocean. me residents in this cacaliforniaown are refusing to leave. a apparentl more teams than just broncos and panthers are gearing up. the ad weaslesre pulling out all the stops. hoping to find you to stick around for the big game. remember to find us on facebook at wnnfans.com and twitter @abcwnn. you're watching "world news now."only provides relief for four hours, but did you know there's a product that lasts for twelve hours? try delsym twelve hour cough liquid.
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okay. so as you watch this time lapse video of the blizzard moving in and covering the national mall in washington, you may be struck byow many people were out in the park during the snow days. nothing else in the nation's capital seemed to be moving but this morning the federal government reopens albeit three hours late. the city schools also reopened today, but most in northern virginia will not. air travel also seems to be
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so far only 30 flights have been canceled compared to more than 700 yesterday and 1300 -- or 13,000 since the blizzard started. >> you know what's fascinating me? i found the best story was tuesday morning in the senate, guess who showed up? >> the janitors? >> no, only women. in the entire senate. >> in the entire senate. >> only the women showed up. it was so fascinating to me. from every level, from the senators to the pages, to -- it was actually senator lisa murkowski, she made a statement saying that, you know, look around. the only people presiding officers are female, parliamentarian female, floor manager female, pages female. >> where was everybody else? >> the m were clearly at home with their feet up. >> as one would be. i think they were shoveling. > i don't think so because the whole city is paralyzed. unable to get to work. i don't think everyone is shoveling exactly. >> that's true. well, nothing ever happens -- >> well, kudos to the women of the senate. >> yes. bravo!
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just the femes showed up. >> what bills were passed? >> no bills were passed. the men didn't show up. >> okay. now we know. now that you've spoken your piece. i feel good about that one. >> it's one of those things, when you're the guy on the set, all you have to d is be like, you are so correct. oh, my god, yes. >> you're not going to win that fight today. smart move, kendis. we turn now to the crisis unfolding on the pacific coastline in california. >> yeah, a coastal walloutside of san francisco is collapsing, threatening hundreds of homes and the families who are in them. neal karlinksky is there with the latest for us. >> reporter: enino's fury ripping apart a chunk of the coastline. a drone video catches a huge slab falling away. police have now yellow-tagged an entire apartment building, telling residents to get out while they still can. >> did you sleep with one eye open up until today? >> yeah, alert. time to go >> reporter: take look at this.
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pacifica battered by rough surf and pounding rains, leaving homes and businesses in danger of falling. just imagine if this was your balcony. underneath here, the entire coastline continues too fall ay with no end in sight. this home's patio has beeeen left poking out with little support. pictures from before show the dramatic difference. despite the threat, some residents refusing to leave. >> you guys will have to physically drag me out. >> reporter: and despite efforts to shore up this bluff, people here know the danger is far from over. neal karlinksy, abc news, pacifica, california. >> god, it's so scary. also the home values for these people who invested so much and now to see your house falling into the ocean. >> even though those are apartmtment builngs you're looking at, those are million dollar condos and apartments teetering right there. i hope they have insurance to cover all of that. officials hahave worketo prerve the delicate sandstone bluffs, by the way. >> putting boulders up.
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>> we'll see. sthu sthu. coming up in our next half hour, big news from kanye west. the rapper is set to debut his latest album called "swish," in one of the most public oall venues, coinciding with fashion week. first down to super bowl 50 on the fieield. there will be peyton manning versus cam newton, but off the field, how about amymy schumer versus steven tyler? you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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marsha, what happened? >> peter hit me in the nose with a football. i can't go to the dance like this. >> well, i'm sure it was an accident sweetheart. >> an eye for an eye. that's what dad always says. >> i nev said that, honey. >> shut up. teach her a lesson. >> marsha, eat a snickers. >> why? >> you get a little hostile when you'rere hungry. better? >> better. >> marsha, marsha, marsha. >> jan, this isn't about you. >> it never is! >> it's really hard d to imagi anything topopping thaone. that was my favorite commercial from last year's super bowl. >> just wait. madison avenue is charging full l steam ahead for super bowl 50 after all. abc's chris connelly gives us a sneak peek of some of this year's hottest commercials. >> reporter: from date nights an websites to bud lights. >> will you get the middle of my back? >> there is no middle. >> reporter: candy b bars and fancy cars, plus movie stars with picachou and tyler, too.
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shape up to be another elite group, and they'd better be with 30-second spots on the telecast said to beoing for as much as $5 million, major impact is a must have. >> there are very few places advertisers can go to get a lot of people in one shohot. and the super bowl is it. last year, the super bowl had a record 114 million viewers. ththat sort opportunity simply doesn't exist in this day and age. >> reporter: aerosmith's steven tyler walking this way for skittles. website creator square space nabbing comic deyoe key and peele. >> starring the incomparable liam neeson. >> reporter: liam neeson himself representing lg electronics. abu wambacsings the mini-cooper's praises. while christopher walken weighs in for kia. amy schumer and seth rogen are beer bottle buddies and t.j. miller will have his modesty on tap. >> it's going to be the greatest super bowl commercial of all time. do you understand? >> reporter: while three
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are competing for dortis 30-second slots. eager to get your attention the way budweiser's lost puppy did at super bowl xlix last year. so, don't go away. chris connelly, abc news, los angeles. fall down at your door >> i like that one. >> yeah, it wa areally, really good one. now, here's the deal. listen, viewership is probably going to be way up this year for ththe super wl. the afc championship game this past sunday had 53 million viewers. second largest audience on record. completely. so it bodes well for the actual big game itself. >> apparently for commercials cbs will get $5 million for 30 seconds worth of ad time. the first super bowl, though, 1966, it was about $310,000. >> wow. even that seemed expensive. >> i asked them, we should do a commercial for our show. they said it would have broken the budget for the next 20
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we're going to start "the mix" with a little bit of controversy that is brewing overseas in spain because this bullfighter, francisco rivera ordonez, he put up this picture. can you sewhat's in his left arm there? >> is that really a baby? >> that really is a baby. his 5-moh-old daughter is in his left arm. en he posted it to his instagram, a lot o of peopleere like, what the hell? >> we're sure she wasn't photoshopped. >> she wasn't photoshopped. this was him during a practice run bullfighting there. >> oh, my gosh. >> so a lot of people were upset by this and commenting about this. but francisco then posting another photo showowing thiss a family tradition. he's a fifth generation bullfighter and that's him on the left with his dad doing it. he says, it's perfectly safe. it's not during a real bullfighting match or whatever.
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>> i bet you anything mama was out for the day when this photo was taken. put money on that one. you know crabs, i feel bad for them, crabs, lobsters, you throw them into the pot, they don't get a chance to fight back really. >> they taste so good, though. >> in brazil, one crab fought back. this is an actual knife and it's a restaurant in brazil that shows this knife-wielding -- yeah, exactly. going to head into the shower any second now. >> oh, man. you got to give him props. >> the people who saw this photo were quipping apparently he was protecting himself from the dangers of brazil and drug violence remains a problem. that's what some people are saying. > we took it to that level. >> we took it to that level. peoplele very amused by all this saying he's stabbing fish and stealing pearls, because he's always high on that seaweed. >> all right. the things that they come up with for that crab. i hope the crab did survive. this was really cute. a lot of families have their tradition of they put their kids to bed and prayed with their kids at night.
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very cute here. so, these parents, mind you, they rush their kid to bed sunday night because they wanted to see the end of the carolina panthers game. >> oh, yes. >> and then they starred hearing noises from the baby monitor. >> okay. >> and thank you all my babies and all my babies and santa claus. >> it was their 2-year-old daughter praying. >> that's precious. >> it is. >> see, kids like routine. like, you brush your teeth, you say your prayers, you read a storook, you go to bed. you take them out o of that -- >> you wet your bed. >> what a beautiful family and what a sweet, sweet baby. >> very cute. luckily for them, the panthers
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>> see, maybe making news in america this morning, breaking overnight, the oregon standoff turning deadly. shots ringing out between n authorities and the group occupying federal land. the group's leader arrested. the breaking details coming in. trump's boycott. the gop front-runner refusing to take part in the next gop debate over his feud with fox news. the other candidates reacting overnight. survival story. da after the blizzard, a woman is found in a snow-covered car alive. and no one likes the doctor's visit. the viral video of a dog taking a vet for a ride. well, good wednesday morning. breaking news in that weeks' long standoff on federal land in oregonon. >> investigators making several arrests overnight following a deadly confrontation between
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confrontation happening during a traffic stop outside the occupy wildlife refuge. >> when the smoke cleared the grgroup's leer was in custody and their spokesman killed in the gunfire. overnight a weeks' long standoff turning deadly. >> well, i've heard a couple of people were shot and one person is dead. >> reporter: investigators ving in taking down militia members who hahave occupd federal land in oregon since t beginning of the year. group members driving to a meeting when police pulled their vehicle over, then a violent confrontation, shots ringing out, the group's spokesman robert lavoy finicum killed in the gunfire. authorities arresting eight people including thehe group's leader amman bundy. this morning ammon's wife telling abc news the men were cooperating with police during the traffic stop. >> when they got out of the vehicle, they told them to get down on the ground with their hands on their head, which they
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him and just shot him like a whole bunch of times. and they killed him. >> reporter: authorities have released little information about the confrontation including who fired first. townspeople people growing frustrated with the occupation hoping this is the end of the 24-day standoff. >>'m glad to see an end to th. hopefully it is an end to this. >> a local hostal was on lockdown as a follower who was injured in the shoot-out got treatment there. reports say that injured person is ryan bundy, ammon's brother. much more on this story later on "good morning america." turning now to our other big story that we're following, donald trump shaking up the republican camign once again saying he's not going to take part in tomorrow's debate on fox news. >> the network issued a statement mocking trump for his ongoing attacks on moderator megyn kelly. trump fired back calling it a pathetic attempt to build up ratings and that without him fox will have no ratings. >> but trump is pulling away from the pack. a new abc news/"washington post"
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thlead natiolly among republicans with 37%. politico experts say those poll numbers are strong enough that trump doesn't need tomorrow night's debate. with less than a week until the iowa caucuses, donald trump stning the political world refusing to take part in the final debate before votes are cast. thursday's republican debate hosted by fox news. >> i won't be doing the debate. i'm going to have something else in iowa. we'll do something where we raise money for the veterans and the wounded warriors. >> trump's absence will leave the main date stage without a big ratings draw and a front-runner. >> let's see how much money fox is going to make on the debate without meme. >> trump conontinuing blast one of the debate moderators on social media. >> megyn kelly is really biased against me. >> his main rival, senator ted cruz, reacting to the news implying trump is scared of kelly and offered a challenge. >> i would like to invite donald right now to engage in a one-on-one debate with me any
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caucuses. >> on the democratic side, senator bernie sanders appearing to be closing in on hillary clinton in iowa. so confident he took a detour to neighboring minnesota drawing thousands at rallies in st. paul and duluth. >> thank you so much. what a turnout. wow. >> but clinton ahead by double digits in national polls emphphasizing r experience. >> i i do wantou to know that i'm not just shouting slogans, i'm not just engaging in rhetoric. i've thought this through. i have a plan. >> and back to the debate controversy, last night fox news channel said that trump is still welcome to take part in the debate, but he will not be allowed to dictate the moderators or the questions. a u.s. citizen is in custody accused of plotting to kill 30 people inside a wisconsin masonic temple. prosecutors say samy mohamed hamzeh planned to storm the temple in milwaukee with a machine gun. agents say the 23-year-old was caught on surveillance tape
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cold-blooded mission saying "annihilate everyone. when we go into a room, we will be killing everyone." >> to the west coast now and new this morning a manhunt is under way after i deadly shooting. two killed and three injured in the gunfire that broke out near downtown inside a well-known homeless camp. police say the shooting was very targeted, and they are searching for two persons of interest. in cleveland in the meantime, the police union is vowing to fight after six police officers were fired over a controversial shooting which left two unarmed people dead. officers fired a total of 137 shots during the incident. this was back in 2012. both occupan of this car were killed. a union spokesman blasted the decision to fire the officers calling it politically motivated and insane. well, the reward for information on those california escapees has now grown to $200,000. the three men were all awaiting trial for violent crimes, one of them even being compared to notorious movie killer hannibal
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investigators believe the three dangerous inmates may still be in the region due to their local ties to vietnamese gangs. the so-called affluenza teen ethan couch could be back in texas this week. his mexican attorney says couch has decided to drop his appeal against deportation. couch and his mother fled to mexico after a video surfaced appearing to show couch at a party where people were drinking. that could be a violation of his probation for his drunk driving accident t that leftour people dead. washington, d.c. is getting back to normal. time-lapsed video now from the capitol building shows the national mall being buried by the blizzard. this morning the federal government finally re-opens with a three-hour delay. the city's schools are also re-opening today, but most in northern virginia will not. air travel also seems to be getting back to normal. so far less than three dozen flights canceled today compared d to more than 700 yesterday and some 13,000 since the blizzard started.
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as you can see here on the weather radar, heavy rain and gusty storms moving into the sunshine state this morning. there's a risk of flooding in central and southern florida, and there may also be some thunderstorms, as well. wewell, stilahead, is it the end of the atm cards? the big banks soon allowing withdrawals with your phone. a woman pulled from her blizzard. the zika virus causing birth defects. president obama holding a meeting and one country asking people not to have babies fo two years. before earning enough cash back from bank of america to help pay for her ds' ice time. before earning 1% cash back everywhere, every time. and 2% back at the grocery store. even before she got 3% back on gas, all witho hoops to jump through.
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for new residees this morning. evacuation is no longer just recommended, it's now mandatory as the ground beneath the buildingrumbles away. some residents say the evacuation is an overreaction and just quite unfair. president obama is calling for speeding up research to diagnose and prevent what causes the zika virus. yesterday the president met with top public health and security officials in the situation room. 18 cases in 7 states have already been reported among travelers returning to the u.s. well, toyota remains the number one automaker in the world for a fourth year in a row. the mpany sold just over 10 million vehicles last year. volkswagen which overtook toyota in salesn the first t half of the year suffered in the second half from that emissions scandal. we'll add this to the list of things your smartphone can do, withdraw money from your atm. chase bank is upgrading all l of
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eventually customers will just tap their phones against an atm but they still will be able to use a debit card if they prefer. another new feature, withdrawals up to $3,000. >> that's what i'm looking forward to. just need 3,000 bucks. okay, so it seems that oprah's loss isshareholders' gain. weight watchers stock jumped 18% after a new ad featuring winfrey declaring she has lost 26 pounds and she claims she still managed to eat bread every single day. the company's stock also soared in october when the talk show queen bought a 10% stake. >> i tnk that's important. carbs are important in the day. >> it is, so is steak. >> you're lucky i eat carbs because i would be very angry at this point in the broadcast. >> i couldn't tell a difference. when we come back, new details coming in about two b.a.s.e. jumpers missing after a daringump off a bridge. a beloved principal killed duri a heroic action, pushing
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south atlantic coast. drivers should watch for slippery roads near the great lakes. if you're flying, airport delays likeiest in miami. well, two thrill seeking b.a.s.e. jumpers who parachuted off a bridge vanished and now presumed to be dead. >> they have a helmet cam showing the first jumpers now identified as kate connell taking off then landing successfully and then she's overcome by waves and is never seen on the video agai her partner went in after her and he too disappeared... >> they were amazing humans. beautiful, happy people, stoked on life. >> investigators say connell is an experienced skydiver, but all they're saying about the man is that he is from finland. well, classes are canceled today in one indianapolis school district following the death of a veteran principal. susan jordan was struck and killed when a bus jumped the
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witnesses say jordan ed two students from harm's way before she was hit. she was not sure what caused the bus to accelerate. veteran aracter actor abe vigoda passed aw. he was best known for playaying sal ssio in "the godfather" and "the godfather ii" and also played fish on the tv show "barnie miller" and had a long career in the theater business. abe vigoda was 94 years old. rescue workers are still finding people stranded by the blizzard of 2016. in prince george's county just outside d.c., one woman had been stuck in h her c since the storm began on friday. she's been living in the vehicle since her home in that neighborhood was condemned. neighbors were concerned when they didn't see her after the storm. >> it was located on a side street that hadn't been plowed so the humvee was able to get to the vehicle and the soldiers were able to get her out. >> those rescue workers say
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she was taken to a hospital and treated for hypothermia. time for sports and highlights from the nba and colge ball. >> here are the fellas at espn. >> good morning, "sportscenter." los angeles. >> yeah. >> i'm stan. you go first. >> i'm wearing makeup. let's go to madison square garden. oklahoma city and the new york knicks. that's how sn and i dance before we come out on the show. >> no, tt's how you dance. >> wel yeah. >> thank you. >> i'll dance with dee then. okay? how about that? there you go. >> she did your makeup. >> yeah. and arron afflalalo shot like 50 times and made four. he had an awful nighght shooti. ththat was iagain out again finnegan. would have won the game. didn't go. durant, in the paint, it goes. durant goes for 44, thunder in ot by a six-pack. how about this finish, virginia and wake forest in the acc. less than 25 secon to play. virginia down 7. they were down 10 with a minute and change to play.
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and virginia gets it back. marial shayok open for theheree an banging it. virginia down four after some free throws, brogdon, yes, sir, a one-point game and virginia, 1 for 13 on its first 14 three-point tries but they hit four in the final minute, three in the final 17 seconds including that one from darius thompson to win the game and virginia takes it t 72-71 ov wake forest. >> that was crazy. >> sure was. all right, that's all we got for you. >> we have more but that's all you get. >> back to you. >> thanks, fellas. upup next inthe pulse," behind the scenes. our first look at "fuller house." going viral, a mother and father watching their baby on a monitor. they couldn'believe what they heard. ibs-d. you know the symptoms when they start. abdominal pain. urgent diarrhea. now there's prescription xifaxan.
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time now to check "the pulse" and we're going to start with a new behind-the-scenes look at "full house." >> netflix will release the "full house" revival exactly one month from yesterday, so they released this video, interviews with the cast and a look at scenes being filmed. >> okay, so it shows an updated version of a "full house" set and an excited audience. cast members say it's just like the old times. >> you know, i'm still holding out that the olsen twins make a surprise visit at the last minute that nobody in the industry knows about because we want to see what they're up to. >> they're the only hold-outs, aren't they? >> absolutely. mary-kate and ashley olsen, we're talking about you. >> hopefully they make it.
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toddler in south carolina is going viral. the littttle girl'parents, well, they put her to bed and then they left the room. >> so after mom and dad were watching the baby monitor and they captured this. >> thank you, santa claus. thank you, my daddy. thank you, my mommy and pop. amen. >> amen. >> amen, little baby. she's just 2 years old. >> and so apparently her parts put her to bed early becacause the wanted to watch the rest of the panthe game. you were saying earlier, we are thinking maybe she prayed for the panthers to win because -- >> that did it. that did it so she might need to be put to bed early come super bowl night. >> yeah. >> she did this all by herself fo two minutes, and she was giving thanks for her grandparents, her grandfather, even santa claus. >> yeah. >> i was saying to you earlier kids are used d to routi, and so
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routine even if her parents forgot the prayers that night. >> her parents were busy watching the game. you got to file this under don't try is at home. a spanish bullfighter, francisco riviera, posted photos on insnstagram showing himself in action right there. but d you catch it? look at the picture right there. he's holding his baby daughter. now rivera is being investigated for child abuse, endangering the child. why, kendis? why would you do this? >> because it's tradition. look at e photo on the left. vera says his father carried him in the ring, and he's done it with his older daughter, as well. so there's nothing wrong with it but i should point out, the little girl that's in his arm, his left arm is only 5 months old. >> that is, by the way, folks, a bull in front of the little baby there. did we miss that part? >> yeah. so this was during -- it wasn't during an actual like bull fighting match. it was actually a training session. >>ut it's a bull, ndis. but it's a bull.
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>> i have a feeling that -- [ speaking a foreign language ] >> is that french? >> that's s actuallypanish. next, the big dog who wanted no part in a doctor's visit. >> sometimes getting dogs to cooperate can be a litittle toug and this video that's proof. it was posted d on youtu. you see there, you can see veterinarians struggling with a big dog and suddenly, boom, he's off, he takes off with the vet actually on his back. look at that video. >> okay, so the people actually who were in the room, they actually thought it was kind of funny. the room erupted in laughter and some people say it looks like a bull mastiff, which if that's the case, those dogs can grow up to 130 pounds. >> that's a big dog and a big dog who knows what he wants, not to be in that room at the moment. >> he didn't want to get neutered. i'm assuming that's wh was happening.
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occupiers of the federal wildlife refuge in rural oregon and policencluding the fbi has left oneccupier dead and another wounded. the leader of the group and seven others were arrested. nald trump says he will not take part in tomorrow night's fox news debate saying moderator megyn kelly is a a third rate reporter who shouldn't be allowed to participate. d.c. is slowly getting back to normal after the blizzard. district schools are open today, so are federal government offices but with a delayed opening. and looking at today's weather, there's rain in the cific northwest. some snow showers around the great lakes. severe storms and heavy rain along the gulf coast and throughout florida. okay, so we know that some people will actually be watching super bowl 50, the actual game because it is shaping up to be a good matchup, the panthers versus the broncos, two great quarterback, of course >> that's right, but others will be watching for the commercials and abc's chris connelly gives us a sneak peek
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commercials. >> reporter: from date nights and websit to bud lights. >> will you get the middle o of my back? >> there is no back. >> reporter:andy bars and fancy cars. plus, movie stars with pikachu and tyler too. the ads slated for super bowl 50 shape up to be another elite group, and they better be with 30-second spots on the telecast said to be going for as much as $5 million, major impact is a must have. >> there are very few places advertisers can go to get a lot of people in one shot and the super bowl is it. last year the super bowl had a record 114 million viewers. that sort of opportuninity simpl doesn't exist in this day and age. >> reporter: aerosmith's steven tyler walking this way for skittles. website creator squarespace nabbing key & peele. >> starring the incomparable liam neeson. >> reporter: and, yes, liam neeson himself representing for lg electronics. soccer great abby wambach sings the mini
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kia. amy schumer and seth rogen are beer bottle buddies and comic t.j. miller will have his modesty on tap. >> it'll be the greatest super bowl commercial of all time. do you understand? >> reporter: while three different shot by amateur clips are competing for doritos' 30-second spot. all eager to get your attention the way budweiser's lost puppy did in super bowl xlix last year so don't go away. chris connelly, abc news, los angeles. >> that budweiser puppy was a classic. >> it was very cute. >> yeah. >> a lot of people will be watching. and we do thank you for watching us. that's what's making news in america this morning. >> stay with us for "good
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