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federal mininimum security prison for women in alabama was damaged. brazil's president says the zika virirus has gone from a distant nightmare to a real threat against the brazilian people. the government in brazizil scrambling to start developing a vaccine. the president says preventing mosquitoes from breeding is the best defense. it's caused thousands of babies in brazil to be born with unusually small heads. despite those efforts being made against the virus, there are growing calls for the olympics to be canceled. medica eth thinkist arthur kaplan says it would be irresponsible for brazil to host the games in the middle of a public health emergency. it's keeping a close eye on the situation. very scary, especially for women. it's and you fair advantage for people who come in and i think it puts more stress on women in particular even if youe not pregnant, you know, but i -- i don't know.
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>> i an bold move to cancel the games. >> it would be very bold. probably the first ever. >> first we've heard of that. that other sporting event that everyone seems to be talking about, the super bowl, starting to come into sharper focus now that we're edging toward the weekend. carolina panthers quarterback cam newton is getting plenty of attention for his wardrobe. >> he's not offering any bulletin board materials to the broncos saying he respects peyton manning and every other person with the manning last night. manning had a light moment yesterday revealing a nverersation h had a couple years ago with his doctor. >> i said doc, i didn't ask can you if i'm going to have a hip replacement. i didn't need to know that right here at age 37. thanks for sharing. i look forward to that day when i'm 52 and have a hip replacement. >> manning also said he's not sure if he will face more surgery on his neck. he missed the 2011 season after a series of spinal fusion surgery pripz he turns 40 years old next month.
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he's been playing for 18 years. tellll you what, if he has a good game on sunday and they win, they won't be talking about any of this again. it will be peytoton mannin is great again. >> do you think if he has a good day on sunday night that he stays in the game? >> i don't actually. i think if he wins he'll ride off into the sunset a winner. if he loses, he might be pushed to come back. me and pay the stn aren'tt boys. i don't know. that's just my guess. >> coming up, steven avery's supporters latest violent threats. >> in "the skinny" the ballad of larry and bernie. sanders doing some acting himself. >> but first as the nation reveals the bernie madoff scheme that left so many in financial ruin, n concerns over others following in his foot steps. now take a look at today's forecast across the country. still sunny or not real.
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no parking spaces are that hard to find in l.a. this lexus landed on the roof after a collision. both the car and the house suffered extensive damage. the driver w also injure as well. the all clear has been given in the city of man ngata walk, wisconsin following a bomb threat phoned in by a man who made reference to "getting justice for steven," believed to be the convicted murderer of
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the series suggests the theory that local deputies planted evidence. no device was found. bernie madoff is back in the headlines because of a tv mini series. he'll spend the restf his life behind bars for runni the biggest financial swindle in u.s. history. >> one crime fighter says there are other ponzi scams going on right now o one evenigger than madoff's. here's brian ross. >> >>. >> reporter: bernard madoff is in this federal prison in north carolina. once controlled billions of dollars, now works as a than a dollar an hour. bernie! >> reporter: but as portrayed by richard dreyfuss in the abc movie, madoff is considered a for pulling off the biggest financial crime in american history. his former cellmate, j.d. winfield, in for bank robbery, is speaking publicly for the first time. >> i think he was glad to be
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tearing him up inside, what was going on. i think he was glad for it to come to a close. >> reporter: the movie also depicts how the one person who figured it all out, figured it out, harry markopolos -- >> i'm accusing him of running a ponzi scheme. >> reporter: -- was ignored by the e s.e.c. f years. was it that obvious, that easy to figure out this was a ponzi scheme? >> it took about five minutes to know, for sure, that it was a ponzi schememe. >> reporter: markopolos, now running a private fraud detection business, told abc news there are more like madoff. >> there are still more today. i'm working at three multibillion-dollar ponzi schemes today. >> reporter: inclung one, that markopolos says, couldrove to be bigger than bernie madoff's. since the scandal, and the sec says it has made reforms and cracked down on 61 other alleged ponzi schemes andd now when harry calls, the sec listens. brian n ross ne, new york. >> so glad to hear that they're now listening to him. it's frustrating for people like us who aren't in the financial world.
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fail or people talking about things and not really heard by the higher ups in the financial market, whether it's knowingly or unknowingly. >> madoff the movie airing on abc. part 2 is today. watched a little bit of that last night. i forgot a lot of the details of this. i forgot he was the chairman of nasdaq and you knknow, $ billion that he took from investors and not one trade. just incredible. richard dreyfuss doing a great job. >> he was good. blythe danner who plays ruth. the mini series is based on briaross's book about the madoffs. fascinating take. >> what's what i'll be doing tonight, watching part 2. >> when we come back, bernie sanders as a comedic actor. yes. we'll show. >> you and j. lo as we've never seen her before. "the skinny" is next. >> announcer: "world news now"
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ten films in 20 years overall. >> that first fast and furious hit made it to the big screen in 2001. the action srsentred around illegal street racing and heists. and it made $3.9.9 billion worldwide. very popular, isn't it. >> very successful. >> comedian larry david got raves for his impersonation of bernie sanders on "saturday night live." you remember this. >> i don't have a super pac, you don't even have a backpack. i carry my stuff around loose florida my arms like a -- you know, between classes. i own one pair of underwear. th's it. >> nailed it. oh, it was really funny. but it was pretty good. >> he's great. i love it every time. iould watch that all day long. >> did you know bernie sanders once performed in a low budget comedy? >> did not. >> in my ex-girlfriend's wedding reception he plays a rabbi who tends to go off the rails while
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>> here's proof. >> jt one quick thought. by the way, that free agency, free agency crap, that really gets me. $2 million here, they spend $12 million there. what's so free about that free agency? i can't take that anymore. okay. >> hey, bernie. the presidential thing doesn't work out, you know maybe acting could be plalan b. >> yeah. incidentally, larry david did a great job on thattoo, will host "snl" this saturday. a lot of people jumping for joy with that and hopefully, there will be more bernie sanders impersonations along the way. >> so good. >> there be a lot of disappointed people if he doesn't. >> stars of the music world gather in l.a. for the grammys. but the cast wille performing live from new york. hamilton" the hip-hop interpretation of the founding of america on grammy night, the performance will be broadcast live from the show's own broadway theater.
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and its cast album had the highest debut sales in half a century. it's nearly impossible to get a ticket, too. the show plans a chicago run for the fall. and theatioional tour begins in san francisco next spring. the grammys will be on monday, february 15th. >> i know you're a big fan. >> the only time i've bumped show times in my life. >> we know jennifer lopez as a glamorous singer and actor. remember her at the obes? she's also a beauty on stage including her new show in las vegas. light. >> she looks like this. >> yep, that's jenny from the block in a fuzzy bathrobe. no makeup. that's her long t time boyfriend kasper smart. he shot this dub smash video. love all the expressions on her face. look like they're having fun. >> she's gorgeous even without makeup. >> uh-huh. so how ya doing? enough pressure in here for ya? ugh. my sinuses are killing me. yeah...just wait 'til we hit ten thousand feet. i'm gonna take mucinex sinus-max.
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well, finally this half hour, gwyneth paltrow famously described her separation from husband chris martin as consciously uncoupling and now calls their relationship coparenting. > she is opening up to glamour magazine saying she now les had imlike a brother. here's abc's linzie janis. >> reporter:wyneth paltrow and chris martin making a conscious decision to put family first. the actress and entrepreneur now sharing how they successfully coparent. after their conscioious uncoupling. >> for chris and gwyneth, conscious uncoupleing was being conscientious of their circumstances, of the kids of what they were going through. and they've practiced what they've preached with that term. >> reporter: paltrow recently opening up to glamour magazine
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married, wouldn't the idea will be that you could still be a faly? >> they spend holidays together, weekends. occasionally over at each other'souses. >> the cold played front man and actress remaining a strong family unit with their kids. paltrow telling glamour" we're not living together but he's more than welcome to be with us whenever he wants and vic versa. i sleep in his house in malibu a lot with the kids. wewe're sll very much a family. even though we don't have a romantic relationship. he's like my brother. the biggest concern mom paltrow has these days about her children? llowing in their parents' footsteps. they're natural so i feel like my mother whenever i said i wanted to be an actress, she said, oh, no, don't. paltltrow creating her own definition of family. >> she said we really didn't have a personal example of what was like to stay friends. so shehe's kind of creating this path as she goes along.
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>> it's a good pot. if your parents are divorced it's difficult to make it worked. the fact they're trying to be a family, i applaud that. >> raising children after divorce extremely difficult and can be challenging. they figured out something that works for them. so good for them. >> i don't know. i don't know if i would stay in my ex-'s house though, would you? >> again, that's. >> that's putting your kids first in a big way. >> that's the wholeoint of this. they are absolutely doing all this for the children. you're right. it's going to be hard to explain to the new girlfriend or boyfriend. >> mommy might be down at the hotel. but i'll come back for breakfast.
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>> worked for them. good morning. i'm phillip mena > i'm reena ninan. here are some of the top
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morning on "world news now." just five days away from the new hampshire primary. the globs are coming off as bernie sanders accused hillary clinton of being out of sync with true progresses. and donald trump accuses ted cruz of stealing the iowa caucus. full coverage ahead. a top lawmaker has asked federal marshals to hunt down a former flint emergency manager who failed to show up at a congressional hearing. his lawyer says the manager does want to testify, but he wasn't given time to prepare. the leader of that standoff at an oregon wildlife refuge and several others have ever been indict by a grand jury. details about whahat charges they face expected to be released later today. the irs says it's do it yourself tax f filing site e file isn't available right now. the computer system had a hardware failure. they hope to have it back up and running later today. those are some of our top stories on this thursday,
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>> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." hello, we begin this half hour with the presidential candidates turning up the heat in new hampshire. >> can't believe we're just five days away from the participation's first primary election. vermont senator bernie sanders taking a new line of attack on hillary clinton saying she's out of step with the progressive wing of her own party. liz kreutz has the highlights from the latest town hall in new hampshire. >> good morning, reena and phillip. bernie sanders is feeling pretty confidenent on his home turf with the solid double digit lead. it was a late night here. sanders an clinton did not share a stage but they went head to head. overnight, bernie sandersnd hillary clinton making their pitch to new hampshirites. clinton fielding questions at a cnntown hall about foreig policy. >> can you assure me you would not expand military involvement abroad. >> no, i can't. >> those speaking fees. >> did you have to be paid $675,000. >> well, i don't know. that's what they offered.
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>> and even that famous old theory from the '90s. >> do you still believe there's a vast right wing conspiracy. >> don't.t. you sanders asked about veterans. >> have you ceded the support of terans to the r republica? >> it's easy for politicians to give speeches. but what my work in the senate has been involved is to making sure that veterans in this country get the best quality health care possible. >> reporter: and those taxes. >> i'm wondering if you raise my taxes, how does that help me? >> so you're going to pay a little bit more in taxes but no longer have to pay private health insurance premiums. >> reporter: both candidates even opening up about their faith. >> my spirituality is that we are all in this together. >> i read a treatment of the prodigal son parable. there was a line in it that became just a lifeline for me. and it basically is practice the discline of gratitude.
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has the most progressive chops. >> she can'te a moderate and a progressive. they are different. >> i was somewhat amused today that senator sanders s himself up to be theatekeeper on who is a progressive. >> reporter: stakes ar highh now just five days from the first in the nation primar and the dnc says there will be six more democratic debates between now and may including one in flint, michigan. it looks like this primary will not be ending anytime soon. >> abc's liz krouts in manchester. thank you so ch. the spat between clinton and sanders is looking down right pote compared to the republicans. donald trump accusing senator ted cruz of fraud for stealing the iowa caucus after team cruz spread word on caucus day that dr. ben carson might be dropping out. carson says the move cost him votes. cruz apologized to carson but stood by his dpan tactics and launched his own attack on trump. >> i don't know anyone who would be comfortable with someone who
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finger on the button. we're liable to wake up one morning and donned if he were president would have nuked denmark. >> trump not letti the matter drop calling for an investigation into cruz's actions up to and perhaps including a do over of the iowa caucus all together. the republican presidential field is continuing to thin out. former pennsylvania senator rick santorum has dropped out of the race. announcing he's now endorsing third placeandidate marco rubio. santorum got just 1% of f the vot in iowaen 0 monday and finishing in fifth place, kentucky senator of the race. >> peace talks are on hold with each side claiming that the fighting. one tng is clear, fivive yrs of civil war has taken its toll on the country as video taken by a drone in homs shows right here. block after block completely in
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once the third largest city in syria, homs has seen fierce fighting. this video was taken byy a group with ties to the kremlin. all too oo often mideastern refugees drown while trying to cross the mediterranean. these people were saved by the coast guard. last year more than 3700 migrants died while crossing the sea. they ce from kurdish iraq, libya, syria and other countries ju devastated by the violence. now to that frightening explosion on board a jetliner over somalia. the pilot says a bomb blew the hole in the aircraft but officials have not confirmed that was the cause. the bod of a man who might have ever been blown out of the jet was found on the ground not far away. claimed responsibility. back here in this country, a powerful winter storm is producing tornadoes in the southeast. at least two more were reported
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were cleaning up from six the day before. the tornadoes aren't the only weather problem in the south. here's more from steve osunsami. >> reporter: in crocket county, tennessee, this surveillance camera at the high school shows the moment a tornado came crushing through classrooms. there's no power, and school is closed. everybody was gone home. >> yes. >> reporter: and that saved lives. >> yes. no doubt. >> repeporter: fm tennessee to mississippi -- >> better get somewhere. here it comes. >> reporter: the twisters kept familiesp all night. >> go, go, go! >> reporter: the weather svice is now saying that this one in western alabama was an ef-2. 23 homes were destroyed. >> i was grateful god he brought us through it. >> repter: the storm was supposed to be weaker, but try telling that to drivers in the rain, who had to be rescued from rising waters outside nashville and atlanta. >> the will to live kept her hanging on. >> reporter: there were even tornadoes near columbia, south carolina, and this, near savannah. in the midwest, they're still digging out, finally reopening
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more than 200 miles were closed. this is what's left of the football coach's office here at the high school. the torno ripped this roof clear off. and pulled out this air conditioner from this spot here. the national weather servi now says the tornado that hit here was an ef-1 that traveled nearly three miles. steve osunsami, abc news, alamo, tennessee. not all avalanches are natural disasters. this one in southwestern colorado's back country was intentionally set off to prevent an accident later. san juan mountntains areopular with skiers s who somemes trigger avalanches. a snowmobiler was buried in a slide 100 miles away. it's better to have a controlled avalanche like this. >> julian sa a sang inside ecuador's embassy in london appears to be near its end. he will himself up to authorities tomorrow if a u.n.
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in a case that he's brought against both britain and sweden. he took refuge in that embassy three years ago to avoid extradition to swedenhere he faces sexual assault charges. >> we already did the serious political news. we started the half hour. now for a lighter moment from the campaign trail. >> this is hard to watch. jeb bush has a town hall today at a middle school cafeteria in derry, new hampshire. no matte what happens there, it cannot be any worse than this event in hanover, yesterday. >> i think the next president needs to be quieter but sends a signal we're prepared to a in the national security interests of this country to get back in the business of creating a more peaceful world. please clap. [ plause ] >> oh, boy. winning the voters, no one said it would be eds. you got to cue the clapping? >> oh, my goodness. poor jeb. poor jeb. wow. >> by the way, his twitter feed didn't mention the please clap reference.
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>> on his twitter feed. >> i bet it doesn't. trump is going to have a field day with that whenever he gets around to it. i think you're right. if he wasn't aware of that, we just flagged it to the campaign there unfortunately. we like the slow clap around here. when you come back, we always give you the slow clap. >> i never ask for it. that's the difference. >> you automatically get a slow clap which is what they're doing. >> wo jeb, whoo. coming up, thank you. coming up, some other performances but n not all w worthy of applause. >> they say it's one of the hardest songs to sing, but will the star spangled banner be super at the big game this year? plus a little later. >> tina trinh w with a valentine's day gift guide from personalized pillows to lights d designed fit the mood. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by mucinex. seriously? where do you think you're going?
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of dozens of american boats are ledding from havana cuba, to key west right now. they sayed out of cuba yterday in what was called the largest american regatta since the u.s. and cuba restored relations. the boats brought almost 500 americans to cuba, most for the first time ever. they are expected in key west on saturday. some ominous new developments in the spread of the zika virus here in the u.s. case reported for the first time in georgia and florida. they're decring health emergencies in four counties. >> the red cross is also sending out a new warning this morning. dr. richard besser has more from brazil. he. >>. >> reporter: the zik ca epidemic continues to spread. florida now the first state that has the risky mosquito to declare a health emergency because of nine cases in four counties. just 24 hours after an alert about a new danger posed by travelers returning g to the u. from infected areas. the latest case of zika in
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after a person infected with the virus traveled from venezuela to texas and passed the virus o onto their partner. the risk from zika still primarily for pregnant women. at potential risk for babies with brain deformities. but now doctors seeing a rare, but alarming neurological complication in the general population that may be linked to zika. guillain barre syndrome, a type of progressive iveive paralysis. in brazil, the olympic committee reassuring athletes they will be safe. but today, one of the world's most prominent ethicists is calling for brazil to cancel the olympics. >> i don't know that it's up to doing the olympics and epidemic control at the same time. >> this new case of sexual transmission has raised questions how bet to present the infection. the btish recommend that any man who has been to a country where it is transmitting use a condom for 28 days if his partner is pregnant or trying to get pregnant. 28 days is also how long the red cross recommends people defer
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dr. richard besser, abc news, brazil. >> one of the things they're worried about in florida is the fact these mosquitoes could bite someone infected and go on to transfer it and that's how quickly it could spread 0 other people. they've talked about genetically modifying mosquitos. it's just scary sort of situation. some communities are wondering what do you need them at all. what if you were to wipe out the population. the conversation is what that would do. >> the scary part too, is we're still learning about this virus, the y it's transmied and just the effects of it. so much more to learn and scary situation. >> yeah. >> coming up, valentine's day. it's only ten days away. we've got great gift ideas that are way cooler than those usual jewelry and chocolates. >> gifts your sweetheart will love. stay with us. >> announcer: "world news n now" continues after this from our abc stations. that we have a serious hunger issue in our country.
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lets you create a digital scrapbook of your relationship. and you can upad doodles and drawings that you have o your artistically inclined. you can upload photos and work with theheir templates and create a fun time line of your relationship and basically send it all to via e-mail or social media to your loved one a shshareit. it's a really nice personal toh. >> i wonder how to do that because have you all these pictures on your phone. >> theyy make i super easy. next up are these pillows from snap box. you can upload photos from facebook and instagram and make it into a pillow. >> cool. >> is a nice fun gift. you know? and it's personal. they're super soft and durable. and they have a specialoing on for valentine's day for 25% off and free shipping. > we'll take that. >> right? >> so these look like books. right? >> yeah. >> but they're actually phone chargers.
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guide you get chargers as a gift guide but check this out. >> wow. >> the opposite of typical phone chargers. they're not ugly. >> they're not. i would have a second use for them when my husband's sleeping and i want to read in bed shoo they're portable lights. these are sold at the museum of modern art. they're so pretty. >> it is pretty beautiful. >> the spines come off. so the charging ports are right in the middle of the spines rit here. >> i see. >> you can get four times more charge for your phone. >> very cool. . when you're on the go and you have a portae light. >> and a light, too. wow, that's genius. >> so next up are jewewelry. yocan never fail with jewelry for valentine's day. >> i was admiring your bracelet here. >> thanks. this is from wise wear. it's basically a conneed bracelet. it's smart jewelry. so it connectso your phone and whenever you get incoming texts or e-mails, calendar reminders, you get vibration through the bracelets.
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styles. really nice presentation, too. t the other cool tng about them is if you're ever in danger, you can tap three times and it will send a distress signal to your emergency contact. >> wow. that's great especially if you're hiking or doing something out with the ds. >> really great idea for you know, the girlfriend or wife in your life who is stylish and connected. >> cool. and then these are smart watches from vector. 30-day battery life which is at really sets them part from other watches. and you can see right here, same idea here. incoming notifications. calls from your loved one. you get all of that on your wrist. you get a little bit of news. you ca control your music. it's a super smart watch. >> very cool. >> 30-day battery life. you can't beat that. and then last but not least, i have customized macaroons and chocolate bars.
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macaroon. >> from a company called swallow my words. they're great. you can get a box of nine of these custom printed macaroons for only under $25. aroundnd $25. >> that's great. >> so a really great deal here and really nice way to make your sweets for your sweet personalized. >> i like that, like the modern day smartie or sothing. what do they call os conversational hearts, that's what they are. >> exactly. happy valentine's day. >> great gift ideas. who needs roses when you can have tech ideas, huh. >> that's what i'm saying. > tina trinh, thank you so very much. for a list of all the minutes head to wnnfans.com. you're watching "world news now." how about a macaroon? >> yeah. this is mineral build up it collects leaving gross germ-ridden stains. clorox toilet bowl cleaner with bleach is no match for that. but lysol power toilet bowl cleaner
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what so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming whose broad stripes >> remember that? >> ouch. >> one of the worst versions of the star spangled banner ever. that is comedienne roseanne barr before a padres game in 1990. >> i guess nobody auditioned her before. >> she was big back then. 12450e did whatever she waned. >> it was a tough song to sing. >> and to hear. >> lady gaga will be doing it on sunday at the super bowl. >> part of a long tradition that has tripped up some of the best performers in the past. we're up "up all nightline" with abc's juju chang. applause. >> reporter: she got plenty of applause as a pop star. >> reporter: but lately lady gaga has been showing the wororld a very different side. >> wowing the academy awardrds
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a sound of music" medley climb every mountain snee and teaming up with tony bennett to record an album goes >> now she's taking on america's anthem and its biggest game singing the star spangled banner at the super bowl. and the rocket's red glare >> thetakes are high. it was 25 years ago whitney houston belted out what many still consider to be the best pregame performance. and the home of the brave >> securing her place as a legend. but plenty of singegers have fallen flat. at super bowl xlv, christina aguilera forgot the words. what so proudly we watched
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rendition before the 2012 afc championship. land of the free >> and who can forget rosanne barr's performance the twilight's last gleaming >> something tells us lady gaga is on the edge of football glory. >> reporter: juju chang, abc news, new york. >> you can actually bet on how long it's going to take lady gaga to sing that national anthem on sunday? >> really. what are the bts going for. >> 2:20. do you think she'll take longer than that or not? the over. why not milk it, right? good call. >> how come you guys aren't betting on my performance with
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>> that was thisorning on "world news now," round two in new hampshire.
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presidential raceetting personal. clinton and sanders taking the stage overnight pushing each other over a political label while ted cruz faces heat over what others are calling a disgraceful tactic. >> and cruz's main detractor donald trump pulling no punches but having some problems with his private jet. engine trouble while making a detour from the jan nit state. >> emotis run high on capitol hill. flint water crisis and the search for answers. the heartbreaking testimony in gront of front of congress. committee members fewer yoes over the no shows. andnd qb cuts. the supposed science explaining why quarterbacks are so good looking. plenty of football fans not buying it. the debate rages on. that's later in the mix" on this thursday, february 4th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning. i'm phillip mena in for kendis gibson. >> he's a little under the weather. thanks for flyinin.
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>> i'm reena ninan. we're going to talk about the quarterback. you don't buy this. doesn't buy it. >> qb cuties. that he attractive young men. i'll offer my opinion about that a little later >> you're a big sports buff. a new line of attack in the house. >> we're just five days away from the nation's first primary election contest. vermont senator bernie sanders put hillary clinton on the credentials. at a cnn town hall iderry, new hampshire, sanders slammed clinton over her ties to wall street, pro busess trade agreements and herr 2002 authorization of the iraq war. >> clinton shot back saying that she s amused that sanders appears to have appointed himself the gekeeper on who is progressive. drama playing out on the republican side. texas senator ted cruz issued an apology to one of his challenger >> and donald trump is heating up the war of words as another candidate makes a stunning
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abc's marci gonzalez has the latest from manchester, new hampshire. >> reporter: the repubcan field narrowing again. rick be santorum dropping out. and announcing on fox news he's endorsing marco rubio. >> he's a tremendously gifted young man. >> reporter: rubio adding to the criticism of ted cruz after the cruz camp sent this e-mail on caucus day suggeing dr. ben carson mig be leaving the race. >> i thought it was unfair to ben. >> reporter: donald trump accusing cruz of fraud over it tweeting ted cruz didn't win iowa, he stole it. >> he insulted ben carson but doing what he did. that was a disgce. >> cruz apologizing to carson. it was a mistake for our team not to forward your subquent statement. >> reporter: things starting to simmer on the democratic side, too. bernie sanders calling into question whether hillary clinton is really a progressive. some days an, yes. except when she announces that she is a proud moderate.
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and saying she can overcome sanders' double digit lead in the new hampshire polls. >> because if it's about our records, hey it, i'm going to win by a landslide on tuesday. >> reporter: and clinton and sanders face off inn a debate. then the republican debate here in new hampshire is set for saturday. right here on abc. phillip and reena. >> thank you so much. and again, the final republican debate before the new hampshire primary will be held this saturday. starting at 9:00 p.m. eastern moderated by david muir and martha raddatz. as for who will be on stage, abc will announce the final lineup later today. >> hopefully donald trump will make it to new hampshire for that debate with or without his plane. his private jet was forced to make an emergency landing in nashville yesterday after the pilot reported engine problems.. there's no word on exactly what went wrong with the boeing 757. but trump did eventually make it to avent in little rock, arkansas, 90 minutes late.
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incident. >> though he's not in the running for the office, president obama has taken on one of the campaign's more controversial issues during his first visit to a mosque. the president tried to correct what he called a hugely distorted impression of muslim americans saying that children have ever beenen bullied and mosques destroyed. he warned about the dangersf demonizing one group of americans. >> we're one with american family. when any part of our family feels second class or targeted, it tears at thehe very fabric of our nation. >> the president also challenged hollywood to start casting muslims in roles that are unrelated to national security. there's a major setback for the peace talks for the syrian civil war. u.n. envoy has called a tempmporary ht to the negotiations saying they'll resume later this month and denies the fawkes failed. each side accused the other of causing the interruptio secretary of state kerry says the syrian government would rather have a military solutioion
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the governor of florida declared a heah emergency because of the zika virus. at least nine cases of the mosquito borne illss have ever been detected in florida. health officials believe the cases are from people who contracted the disease while traveling toto aed countries. president of brazil says the virus has carbon to a rea threat ainst the brazilian people. >> major develments inin another crisis. coaminated water in flint. chairman of the house oversight committee called on the u.s. marshals to hunt down the city's former emergency manager who failed to show up for a hearing on capitol hill. his attorney sai his client wants to testify elizabeth hur has more. >> the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. >> reporter: frustration boiling over in d.c. >> this is not a third world country. >> it's absolutely fundamentally and totally wrong. >> reporter: not just inside the congressional hearing but also outside. >> we want a new water system.
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flint residents made the trip includeing leeann walters among the first to raise concerns in flint. and now pleing for help from congress. >> my home used to be a place of comfort and safety for my family. that was taken from us. >> reporter: since flint switched supplies to save money, the water has beenontaminated with toxic lels of lead. with state and federal environmental officials blaming each r, at least three class action lawsuits have ever been filed. an fbi investigation launched and the mayor proposed replacing all the city's lead pipes leading to residents' homes. >> we can't get the governor of michigan at this hearing, that's a shame. >> reporter: some lawmakers are angry. governor rick snyder didn't stify and the former flint emergency manager he appointed ignored a subpoena from congress. as the hearing was going on, the goveor did announce that he wants to spend $30 million to help the affected residents and
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reena and phillip? >> thank you very much. the sexual assault case against bill cosby is moving forward. a judge refused to throw out the case agagainst the comedian and allowed the current district attorney to remain involved. a former da who testified f cosby claimed he hadranted cosby immunity in the case. cosby's attorneys say they will appeal the decisionings. >> martin shkreli's new attorney has done something all the bad press could not. he's gotten the bad boy he can ex-he can to shut up. celly raise the price of drugs as much as 4,000% to make more profit and boasted about it. he posts on socl media no more said benjamin brafman. he. >> those this tax world say don't be an april fool. file early. today, don't bother filing your taxes overnight.
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has had a harardware failure and the system is offline till later today. the tax agency says it doesn't expect major disruptions in service or significant delays in processing refunds. if you file through a service, go ahead. the service will hold on to your return till the irs is ready for it. good news and some bad news now from are the food industry. we'll start with the bad news. subway has done away with the $5 foot long. >> apparently the meal deal withh e super catchy jinglgle is no more replaced by wait for it, the $6 foot long. yeah, a buck extra. the price hike comes down to economics. it say coughs have gone up since the $5 foot long debuted nine years ago. i wonder if those costs include legal fees they've had to pay. >> that's a good point. jingle doesn't sound the same either. $246 foot long. $5 had a ring to it. >> we'll have to work on that jingle. sounds good? >> it's not as good.
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though. ben & jerry's is out with four new frozen dessert flavors called frozen dessert insad of ice cream because they're made from an almond milk base which ans they can be enjoyed by vegans. i would think vermont they uld -- >> taken them so long. >> they'll be in stores over the next month or so. they say more vegan friendly flavors will be rolled out in the future. ii lov my almond milk. i bet it tastes delicious. we should do an ice cream day next week in the newsroom. >> it was a matter of mes. those flavors chunky monkey, chocolate fudge brownie and pb and cookies and coffee caramel fudge. >> i wouldldnjoy every single one of those. >> chunky monkey is my favorite. >> coming up, quarterbacksot or not. >> a tough debate later in the mix. >> were you a quarterback? >> i was not a arterback. >> still hot. >> also ahead, thank you, reena.
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can you really have your pizza and eat it too? meet the man who claims he lost over 100 pounds by eating a pie every day. >> first the latest in that murder mystery of a 13-year-old girl. the investigation into her dth and why authorities are pointing to social media apps. you can weigh in on our facebook page. wnnfans.com and twitter @abcwnn or #wnn fans. you're watchin"world news now." this is mineral build up it collects leaving gross germ-ridden stains.
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boy, a dramatic rescue caught on camera yesterday in port st. lucie, florida. at least three police detectives pulled a 73ear-old man out of his car. he had been hit by another elderly driver, a 77-year-old woman which sent his car careening right into that pond. no one was hurt. the same can't be sd for that car. >> there will be more testimony today in a baltimore courtroom at a hearing to decide if a convicted murderer should get a new trial. the case of adnan say yed was the first season of the popular serial popodcast. he was convicted in the murder of his former girlfriend. but the podcast raised questions about the case. on the stand yesterday, a witness claimed she saw him at a library during the time prosecutors claimed he was committing the crime. she said a former prosecutor
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and robert durst has pleaded guilty to a weapons charge in new orleans. he's been in custody since last year just as an hbo documentary series was airing that detailed his links to several murders. durst agreed to an 85-month primp sentence. if approved it could clear the way for him to face charges for the murder of a former friend. the 13-year-old girl from virginia whose body was found in a pond acrs the border in north carolina will be buried today. >> authorities are learning it was social media that linked her to one of the killers. abc's eva pilgrim has the latest. >> reporter: as the family prepas to lay their 13-year-old daughter to rest, authorities stiltrying to piece together the case. family and frienends telli abc news, seventh grader nicole lovell was bullied at school, self-conscious about the way she oked after b beating sious childhood illnesses. she had multiple social media accounts -- facebook, instagram, snapchat, kik. it was there police think she met david eisenhauer, the 18-year-old freshman, a former
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in her murder. >> eisenhauer used this relationship to his advantage to abduct and then kill her. >> reporter: nicole lovell's parents say they last saw her last tuesday night. she snuck out, pushing a dresser against her bedroom door, climbing out her window. saturday morning, police arrest davidizen hour in his dorm at virginia tech. that afternoon, authorities find lovell's body, 80 miles away in north carolina. >> the alleged accomplice expected back here in court on thursday. both students still behind bars. family and friends will bury nicole lovell morrow. eva pilgrim, virginia. >> such a sad case. you just think of you worry about your children being in the '80s being picked uppt a store and kidnapped. now there's this whole thing that can happen inside your home and you don't realize what they'ree doingn their ipad or phones. >> with social media. the thing that makes it so
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why did they do thihis allegedly. apparently investigator say this was planned weeks in advance. so there's obviously some sort of premeditation they believe happened. just a sad sad bizarre case. >> so feel for the parents and that family. in our next half hour, bernie madoff is back ithe news. he's serving a 150-year sentence. a while blower says tre are.other ponzi schemes still going on. first, how much would you lose eating pizza every day? meet a chef who says he's lost 10100 pous that way. how do you do it? we've got the details coming up on "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now"
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>> it's love pizza. >> i don't know. if you don like pizza, you got to wonder about that person. >> you're right. it sounds impossible. apparently a new york chef lost 100 pounds by eating it every day. unlike millions of us, it happens to be his favorite food. >> would it work for you? gio benitez tried it out and may be a convert. >> pasquale is a master in the kitchen cookingquist meals. for years after moving to america from italy, his weight on a 6'6" frame ballooned to more than 370 pounds. >> i discovered the oreo. >> it gets you every time. >> like addiction. >> oreos, soda, fried foods. >> i didn't recognize me when i show myself in the mirror. >> he couldn't even play with his son at the park. with his doctor warning of a fast. >> reporter: that's the moment where you knew here i am. i have my son at home.
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>> reporter: that's when you said i've got change. so he turned to what he knew best. food from his motherland. a mediterranean diet and in aly, pasta and pizza are a staple. >> so i can build a diet that make me happy. doesn't give me the opportunity to give up. >> reporter: every day for luh, he it's a homemade pizza margherita. 's not like the pizza you find on the street that's greasy and really heavy, right? this is a very different pizza. >> it's good, as well. but my pizza is something that comes from the mediterranean diet. he figured he could drop weight by cutting down to 2700 calories a day. the pizza has less than 600 cal pripz he has about 2100 calories left to enjoy and p. at night he doesn't touch carbs. the result a drop in weight of 101 pods. the secret he says natural
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>> i can tell you something. when i go to the grocery store, i always read the label. if i see more than ten ingredients, i give up. >> how simple are the greens? he takakes us into the kitchen to find out. it takes just minutes and just a few steps to make his now famous pizza. >> i think i've got a new diet. gio nitez, abc news, new york. i am on board. >> yeah? >> i'm on board. >> i'm impressed geoconverted. he always it's a protein shake early in the morning. this is a big deal. >> that's a good pot. the guy is in shape and knows what he's doing. >> so do you. you like your pizza. >> look at that >> i do have to say though, this guy let's the dough sit for 36 hours. i wonder if that's your trick too with your pizza. >> that's the key. easier to digest. >> i'm alex trebek. if you're age 50 to 85, this is an important message. so pleas write down the number
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why do quarterbacks always seem to get the m.o. of being like the hot guys? >> because the most attention i think is on them. so already, they have the balall pre single time. every play, they get the ball, they get the attention. >> it's all about the ball around here. apparently 100 people were surveyed and tested for attractiveness of the players, quarterbacks, wide receivers. the quterbacks got the lowt rating of the three positions. so why are they so incredibly good loong? well, psychologists at university of toronto says she specializes in nonbehavior and appearances. you boil it down to the evolutionary process. there's someone who you can mate with or is this person going to kill me? you kind of i guess find them matable because they're like the big man on campus. >> i thi to be a quarterback, a successful quarterback, you have to have supreme confidence. i think that the confidence is what people find attractive. >> i think you're right.
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>> you've got to get in there. >> anyone who does is not a quarterback for too long. my opinion is just that. that's exactly what's going on. >> you just nailed down what the researchers couldn't explain. >> that's just the best guess. aaron rodgers, he's datg olivia munn. so he said that 90% of being quarterback is the swag. >> did he really say that? >> beak you got to be supreme confident to and girls like confidence. >> researchers call phillip mena. >> when it comes to this qb cutie thing. >> swag. >> who knew? so your first day at an internship you want to put your best pa foot forward, of course. we want to show you a guy who fell asleep on his first day at an internship and they gathered around, took this group photo here and, of course, put it on reddit where it got even more attention and started to c create
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look at this, sou park. cart man falling asleep. the company -- this boar guy is getting clowned on and now all over the place for falling asleep on his first day. but research has shown taking naps at work could be a good thing. it increase productivity. but you know, that's too bad for him. >> sweet guy. yawning apparently is contagious. they did a survey. if you watch someone who yuans, womenn to be more prone to yawning than men. although the new study say the findings aren'ten universally accepted. more people who watch people yuan, the women tenned to yuan
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his defense failing to have a dge dismiss the charges. their cotroom argument just ahead. the numbers game. sanders putting the pressure on clinton in new hampshire last night and leading her in the latest polls, while the republican race gets ugly with more attacks and apologies. and new this half hour, making off like madoff. >> the dramatic portrayal of america's mo notorious con artist shining a light on the possible pzi schemes happening right now. >> and still furious after all these years, vinin diesel'big reveal. the blockbuster franchise shifng io third gear and in it for the long hall. but after 20 years, will they need an oil change? that's in "the skinny" on this be thursday, february 4th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> and i'm phillip mena. the political race keeps on heating up. a couple of republicans dropping out of the race, narrowing it
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>> we are going to find out later today, abc will winnow down exactly who will be in the debates coming this saturday.. so we'll have a lot to look forward to. >> we want to start this half hour with bill cosby. the gendary comedian and his legal team will appeal a judge's decision to allow a sexual assault case against cosby to move forward. >> it wasasn'the only bad news they received in a pennsylvania courtroom yesterday. we get the details from christie ileto of our station in philadelphia. >> reporter: bill cosby kept quiet only waving to fans outside the courthouse after nearly two days of testimony and argues, judge steven o'neil denied a defense motion to throw out a sexual assault against the 78-year-old comedian. >> how are you doing? what's your reaction? >> reporter: he's accused of assaulting andrea constand in 2004. cosby claims it was consensual. his attorneys argue that a 2005
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by then districtttorney bruce castor prevents the case from moved forward and that the current d.a., kevin steele is biased and used "cosby as a political football in the fall to get elected." d that "cosby isn't asking for special treatment. he's asking for a prosecutor who abides by the rules." steele shot wnwn the accations saying, "this is a blatant attempt toick your prosecutor. you don't get to do that." the judge led to keep steele on the case saying he found no professional misconduct. >> you raped her. >> reporter: crowds flanking the court sidewalk, reacteded to the judge's decision. >> i just don't believe it at all. >> it shshouldn't ve ever been brought up years later since it happened years ago. it should have ever been brought up when it happened. >> r reporter: preliminary hearing is setet for mar 8th and that's when it will be cided w whetherhere is enough to move forward with a trial. christie ileto, norristown, pennsylvania. turning now to the race for the white house and the two
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barbs last night in derfy, new hampshire. yesterday bernie sanders was asked by a reporter whether he thought hillary clinton was a true progressive, to which he replayed, "some days, yes." it was a point on which the two sparred last night during atown haul meeting on cnn. >> i do not know any progressive who has a super pac and takes $15 million from wall street. that's just not progressive. >> i was somewhat amused today that senator sanders set himself up to be the gatekeeper on who's a progressive because under the definition that was flying around on twitter and statements by the campaign, barack obama would not be a progressive, joe biden would not be a progressive. jeanne shaheen would not be a progressive. even the late great senator paul wellstone would not be a progressive. >> clinton did say she's proud of the campaign both she and sanders are running describing their differences as contrasting on issuewhile the republicans
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on insults. >> the war of words among the republican candidates appears to getting increasingly biting. donald trump attacking texas senator ted cruz over what he calls dirty tricks to steal the iowa caucus through a campaign of misinformation. abc's tom llamas is in new mpshire. >> reporter: donald trump accusing senator ted cruz z of using dirty tricks to win the iowa caucuses. the accusation coming after am cruz spread word on caucus day that dr. ben carson might be dropping out. >> he inlted ben carson by doing what he did to ben carson. that was a disgrace. >> reporter: on the day of the caucuses, the cruz campaign sending supporters this e-mail, stating the press's reporting that "carson is taking time off" after iowa and "making a big announcement next week." it goes on to say, "please inform any carson caucus-goers of ts news and urge them to caucus for ted cruz." >> what he did is unthinkable. he said the man has just left the race and he said it during
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>> reporter: carson sasaying the cruz move cost him votes, describing what happened when his wife, candy, showed up at a caucus location. >> my wife went to a caucus and the cruz representative had oken and told people that i was, in fact, not going to be continuing. and she obviously disabused him of that notion. >> reporter: cruz has now apologized to carson, but stands by his campaign's actions. will you fire or suspend anyone in your campaign for putting out misinformation? >> no, we're not going to scapegoat anybody. and i would note that the news story that our team passed on was true and accurate. cnn reported it, and, in fact, ben did go to florida instead of w hampshire or south carolina, and so -- >> reporter: is it a dirty trick to confuse voters? >> is it a dirty trick to pass on your news stories? you're in the business. woulyou think it was a dirty trick if i was forwarding an abc story? or is it just a dirty trick to pass on cnn's story?
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after cruz said that, cnn, live on the air, saying cruz was trying to, quote, throw them under the bus. >> here are the facts. dr. carson's staff told us that he would return home to florida to quote unquote take a breath from the campaign before resuming his activities on the campaign trail. >> reporter: cnn saying they never reported anything about a special announcement. trump now calling for an investigation. >> well, listen, it is no surprise that donald is throwing yet another temper tantrum, or if you like, yet another trumpertantrum. >> reporter: the carson campaign tells me that dr. carson does accept senator cruz's apology. carson implied staffers should be fired only if cruz doesn't approve of wt they did. tom llamas, abc news, nashua, >> there are repororts of twmore tornadoes in the southeast. damaging some buildings and vehicles at an army base. no injuries were reported. it was the eighth tornado in the southeast this week. the administration building at a federal minimum security prison
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damaged. brazil's president says the zika virus has gone from a distant nightmare to a real threat against the brazilian people. e government in brazil scrambling to start developing a vaccine. but until one is ready, the president says preventing mosquitoes from breeding is the best defense. the virus has caused thousands of babies in brazil to be born with unusually small heads. despite those efforts being made against the virus, therere are growing calls for the olympics to be canceled. medical ethicist arthur kaplan says it would be irresponsible for brazil to host the summer games in the mdle of a public health emergency. had the olympic committee tells abc news, it's keeping a close eye on the situatioion. very scary, especially for women. it's an unfair advantage for people who come in and i think it puts more stress on women in particular even if you're not pregnant, you know, but i -- i don't know. i wonder if theyl really consider.
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games. >> it would be very bold. probably the first ever. >> first we've heard of that. that other sporting event that everyone seems to be talking about, the super bowl, stararting to me into sharper focus now that we're edging toward the weekend. carolina panthers quarterback cam newton is getting plenty of attention for his wardrobebe. >> he's not offering any bulletin board materials to the broncos saying he respects denver quarterback pay the a and manning and every other person with the manning last name. manning had a light moment yesterday revealing a conversation he had a couple years ago with his doctor. >> i said doc, i didn't ask you if i'm going to have a hip i didn't need to know that right here at age 37. but thanks for sharing. i look forward to that day when i'm 52 and have a hip replacement. >> manning also saidid he's no sure if he will face more surgery on his neck. he missed the 2011 season after a series of spinal fusion surgeries. month. so the when he says 52, that's
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he's been playing for 18 years. tell you what, if he has a good game on sunday and they win, they won't be talking about any of this again. all of a sudden, it will be peyton manning is great again. >> do you think if he has a good day on sunday night that he stays in the game? >> i don't actually. i think if he wins he'll ride off into the sunset a winner. i think if at the loses though, then i think he might be pushed to come back. me and peyton aren't boys. i don't know. i'm not sure. that's just my guess. >> coming up, steven avery's supporters latest violent t thats. >> in "the skinny" the ballad of larry y and bern. the king of cringe set to play the presidential hoful, but sanders doing some acting himself. >> but first as the nation reveals the bernie madoff scheme that left so many in financial ruin, new concerns over others llowing in his foot steps. now take a look at today's forecast across the country. still nny or not real. 79 in orlando. rainy. >> 7, dallas?
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no, parking spaces are not ththat hard find in l.a. this lex ended up on the roof after a collision on the road by the house. both the car and the house suffered extensive damage. the driver was also injured, as well. the all clear has been given in t city of manitowoc, wisconsin following a bomb threat. police say the threat was phoned in by a man who made reference to "getting justice for steven," believed to be the convicted murderer of
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documentary making a murderer". the series suggests the theory that local deputies planted evidence. no device was found. bernie madofis back in the headlines because of a tv mini series. that debuted last night. he'll spend the rest of his life behind bars for running the biggest financial swindle in u.s.istory. >> one crime fighter says there are other ponzi scams going on right now one even bigger than madoff's. here's abc's brian ross. >> reporter: bernard madoff is in this federal prison in north carolina. prisoner number 61727054, who once controlled billions of dollars, now works as a commissary delivery boy for less than a dollar an hour. >> bernie! bernie! >> reporter: but as portrayed by richard dreyfuss in the abc movie, madoff is considered a genius by his fellow criminals, financial crime in american histy. his former cellmate, j.d. winfield, in for bank robbery, is speaking publicly for the first time. >> i think he was glad to be caught. i ink it was just, you know, tearing him up inside, what was going on. i think he was glad for it to
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>> reporter: the movie also depicts how the one person who figured it all out, figured it out, harry markopolos -- >> i'm accusing him of rning a ponzi scheme. >> reporter: -- was ignored by the s.e.c. for years. was it that obvious, that easy to figure out this was a ponzi scheme? >> it took about five minutes to know, for sure, that it was a ponzi scheme. >> reporter: markopolos, now runnnning a prate fraud detection business, told abc news there are more like madoff. >> there are still more today. i'm working at three multibillion-dollar ponzi schemes today. >> reporter: including one, that markopolos says, could prove to be bigger than bernie madoff's. since the madoff scandal, and the sec says i it h made reforms and cracked down on 6161 other alleged ponzi schemes and now when harry calls, the s.e.c. listens. brian ross news, new york. now listening to him. world. you always hear it's too big to
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talking about things and not really being heard by the higherups in the financial market, whether it's knowingly or unknowingly. >> "madoff" the movie airing on abc. part 2 is today. watched a little bit of that last night. i forgot a lot of the details of this. i forgot he was the chairman of nasdaq and you know, $17 billion that he took from investors and not one trade. just incredible. richard dreyfuss doing a great job. he was really good. blythe danner, as well who plays ruth madoff. the mini series is based on brian ross's book about the madoffs. fascinating take. >> that's what i'll be doing tonight, watching part 2. >> very good. when we come back, bernie sanders as a comedic actor. yes. we'll show you. >> and j.lo as we've never seen her before. "the skinny" is next. >> announcer: "world news now"
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ten films in 20 years overall. >> that first "fast and furious" hit made it to the big screen in 2001. >> the action centered around illegal street racing and heists. and it made $3.9 billion worldwide. very popular, isn't it. >> very successful. >> comedian larry david got raves for his hilarious impersonization of bernie sanders on "saturday night live." you remember this. >> i don't have a super pac, you don't even have a backpack. i carry my stuff around loose in my arms like a professor, you know, between classes. i own one pair of underwear. that's it. >> nailed it. oh, it was really funny. but it was pretty good. >> he's great. i love it every time. i could watch that all day long. >> did you know bernie sanders once performed in a low budget comedy? >> did not. >> in "my ex-girlfriend's weing reception," he plays a rabbi who tends to go off the
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>> here's proof. >> just one quick thought. by the way, that free agency, free agency crcrap, thateally gets me. $2 million here, they spend $12 million there. what's so free about that free agency? i can't take that anymore. ok. >> hey, bernie. if the presidedentialhing doesn't work out, you know, maybe acting could be plan b. >> yeah. incidentally, larry david did a great job on that t too, wilhost "snl" this saturday. a lot of people jumping for joy with that and hopefully, t there will be more bernie sanders impersonations on the way. >> so good. >> there will be a lot of disappointed people if he doest. >> stars of the music world will gather in l.a. for the grammys. but the cast of broadway's hottesshow will be performing live from new york. "hamilton," the hip-hop interpretation of the founding of america on grammy night, the performance will be broadcast live from the show's own broadway theater. >> "hamilton" is up for a grammy
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century. it's nearly impossible to get a ticket, o. the show plans a chicago run for the fall. and the national tour begins in san francisco next spring. the grammys will be on monday, february 15th. >> i know you're a big fan. >> the only time i've bumped show tunes in my life. >> we know jennifer lopez as a glamorous singer and actor. a stunner on the red carpet. remember her at the golden globes? she's also a beauty on stage including her new show in las vegas. but when j.lo is out of the spotlight, she looks like this. >> yep, that's jenny from the block in a fuzzy bathrobe. no makeueup. that's her long time boyfriend casper smart. he shot this dub smash vid. love all the expressions on her face. they look like they're having fun, right? >> they do. she's gorgeous even without mamakeup. here for ya? ugh. my sinuses are killing me. >> uh-huh. i'm gonna take mucinex sinus-max.
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well, finally this half hour, gwyneth paltrow famously described her separation from husband chris martin as consciously ununcouplingnd now she calls their relationship coparenting. >> paltrow is opening up to glamour magazine saying she now loves martin like a brother. here's abc's linzie janis. >> reporter: gwyneth paltrow and chris martin making a conscious decision to put family first. the actress and entrepreneur now sharing how they successfully coparent. after their conscious uncoupling. >> for chris and gwyneth, conscious uncoupling was about being conscientious of their circumstances, of the kids of what thehey were gng through. and they've practiced what they've preached with that term.
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saying if you can't stay married, wouldn't the idea will be that you could still be a family? >> they spend holidays together, weekends. occasionally they'll sleep over at each other's houses >> the cold played front man and actress remaining a strong family unit with their kids. paltrow telling glamour" we're not living together but he's more than welcome to be with us whenever he wants and vice vers i sleep in his house in malibu a lot with the kids. we're still very much a fafamily even though we don't have a romantic relationship. he's like my brother. the biggest concern mom paltrow has these days about her children? following in their parents' footsteps. they're natural so i feel like my mother whenever i said i wanted to be an actress, s said, oh, no, don't. paltrow creating her own definition of family. >> she said we really didn't have a personal example of what it w like to stay friends. so she's kind of just creating this path as she goes along. >> linzie janis, abc news, new
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if your parents are divorced it's a difficult path to kind of make iwork. the fact they're trying to be a family, i applaud that. >> raising children after divorce extremely difficult and can be challenging. they figured out something that works for them. good for them. >> i don't know. i don't know if i would stay in my ex's house though, would you? >> again, that's -- >> thas putting your kids first in a big way. >> that's the whole point of th. they are absolutely doing all this for the children. you're right. it's going to be hard to explain to the new girlfriend or the new boyfend. >> mommy might be down at the hotel. but i'l come back for breakfast.
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>> worked for them. good morning. i'm good morning. i'm phillip mena. >> i'm reena ninan. here are some of the top headlines we're following this
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just five days away from the new hampshire primary. the gloves are coming off bernie sanders accuses hillary clinton of being out of sync with true progressives. and donald trump accuses ted crcruz of stling the iowowa ucus. full coverage ahead. a top lawmaker has asked federal marshals to hunt down a former flint emergency manager who failed to show up at a congressional hearing. his lawyer says the manager does want to testify, but he wasn't given time to prepare. the leader of that standoff at an oregon wildlife refuge and several others have ever been indicted by a grand jury. details about whatharges they face expected to be released later today. the irs says its do it yourself tax filing site efile ist available right now. the computer system had a hardware failure. the irs hopes to have it back u and running later today. those are some of our top stories on this thursday, february 4th.
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this is "world news now." hello, we begin this half hour with the presidential candidates turning up the heat in new hampshire. >> can't believe we're just five days away from the nation's first primary election. veont senator bernie sanders taking a new line of attack on hillary clinton saying she's out of step with the progressive wing of her own party. abc's liz kreutz has the highlights frorom the last town hall in new hampshire. >> good morning, reena and phillip. bernie sanders is feeling pretty confident here on his home turf. he has that solid double digit lead. it was a late night here. sanders and clinton did not share a stage but they went head to head. overnight, bernie sanders and hillary clinton making their pitch to new hampshirites. clinton fielding questions at a cnn town hall about foreign policy. >> can you asse me that as prident, you would not expand our military involvement abroad? >> no, i can't. >> those speaking fees. >> did you have to be paid $675,000? >> well, i don't know. that's what they offered. so --
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theory from the '90s. >> do you still believe ere's a vast right wing conspiracy? >> don't you? >> sanders asked about veterans. >> have you ceded the support of veterans to the republicans? >> it's easy for politicians to give speeches. but what my work in the senate has been involved is to making sure that veterans in this country get the best quality health care possible. >> reporter: and those taxes. >> i'm wondering if you raise my taxes, how does that help me? >> so you're going to pay a little bit more in taxes but no longre going to have to pay private health insurance premiums. >> reporter: both candidates even opening up about their fait >> my spirituality is that we are all in this together. >> i read a treatment of the prodigal son parable. there was a line in it that became just a lifeline for me. and it basically is practice the discipline of gratitude.
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has e most progressive chops. >> she can't be a moderate and a progressive. they are different. >> i was somewhat amused today that senator sanders set himself up to be the gatekeeper on who is a progressive. >> reporter: stakes are high now just five days from the first in the nation primary. and the dnc says there will be six more democratic debates between now and may including one in flint, michigan. it looks like this primary will not be ending anytime soon. >> abc's liz kreutz in manchester. thank you so much. the spat between clinton and sanders is looking downright polite compared to the sparks igniting republicans. donald trump accusing senator ted cruz of fraud for stealing the iowa caucus after team cruz spread word on caucus day that dr. ben carson might be dropping out. carson says the move cost him votes. cruz apologized to cararson but ood by his campaign tactics and launched his own attack on trump. >> i don't know anyone who would be comfortable with someone who behaves this way having his
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we're liable to wake up one morning and donald, if he were president, would have nuked denmark. >> trump, however, not letting the matter drop. he's calling for an vekz investigation into cruz's actions up to and perhaps including a do over of the iowa caucus all together. the republican presidential field is continuing to thin out. former pennsylvania senator rick santorum has dropped out of the ra. announcing he's now endorsing third place e candidatmarco rubio. santorum got just 1% of ththe vote in iowa on monday and after finishing in fifth place in wa, kentucky senator rand paul has also dropped out of the race. >> theyrian peace talks are on hold with each side claiming thatat the oth doesn't want an end to the fighting. one thing is clear, five years of civil war has taken its toll on the country as video taken by a drone in h homs showright here. block after block of the cicity
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syria, homs has seen fierce fighting between the russian backed government forces and the rerebels. this drone video was taken by a group with ties to the kremlin. all too often mideastern refugees drown while trying to cross the mediterranean into europe. these people were saved by the italian coast guard. last year more than 3700 migrants died while crossing the sea. they came from kurdish iraq, libya, syria and other countries just devastated by the violence. now to that frightening explosion on board a jetliner over somalia. the pilot says a bomb blew the hole in the aircraft but officials have not confirmed that was the cause. the body of a man who might have been blown out of the jet was found on the ground not far away. if it was a bomb, no group has claimed responsibility. back here in this country, a powerful winter storm is producing tornadoes in the southeast. at least two more were reported last night even as residents were cleaning up from six the
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the tornadoes aren the only weather problem in the south. here's more from steve osunsami. >> reporter: in crocket county, tennessee, this surveillance camera at the high school shows the moment a tornado came crushing through classrooms. there's no power, and school is closed. everybody was gone home. >> y. >> reporter: and that saved lives. >> yes. no doubt. >> reporter: from tennessee to mississippi -- >> better get somewhere. here it comes. >> reporter: thewisters kept families up all night. >> go, go, go! >> reporter: the weather service is now saying that this one in western alabama was an ef-2. 23 homes were destroyed. >> i was grateful to god he brought us through it. >> reporter: the storm was supposed to be weaker, but try telling that to drivers in the rain, who had to be rescued from rising waters outside nashville and atlanta. >> the will to live kept her hanging on. >> reporter: there were even tornadoes near columbia, south carolina, and this, near savannah. in the midwest, they're still diing out, finally reopening
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more than 200 miles were closed. this is what's left of the foball coach's office here at the high school. the tornado ripped this roof clear off. and pulled out this air conditioner from this spot over here. the national weather service now says the tornado that hit this area was an ef-1 that traveled nearly three miles. steve osunsami, abc news, alamo, tennessee. not all avalanches are natural disasters. this one in southwestern colorado's back country was intentionallset off to prevent an accident lar. the san juan mountains are popular with skiers who sometimes trigger avalanches. a dayyer, anowmobiler was killed when he was buried in a slide 100 miles away. it's better to have a controlled avalanche like thering with no one in the way. >> julian assange inside
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appears to be near its end. he will give himself up to authorities tomorrow if a u.n. panel rules against his claims in a case that he's brought against both britain and sweden.n. heook rege in that embassy three years ago to avoid extradition to sweden where he faces sexual assault charges. >> we already did the serious political news. we started the half hour. now for a lighter moment from the campaign trail. >> this is hard to watch. jeb bush has a town halloday at a middle school cafeteria in derry, new hampshire. no matter what happens there, it cannot be any worse than this event in hanover, yesterday. >> i think the next president needs to be a lot quieter but send a signal that we're prepared to act in the national security interests of this country to get back in the business of creating a more peaceful world. please clap. [ applause ] >> oh,oy. no one said winning the voter would be easy. you've got to feel bad for him though. you've got to cue the clapping? >> oh, my goodness. poor jeb. poor jeb. wow. >> by the way, his ttter feed
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reference on his twitter feed. >> oh, my goodness. i bet it doesn't. trump is going to have a field day with that whenever he gets around to it. >> i think you're right. if he wasn't aware of that, we just flagged it to the campaign there unfortunately. we like the slow clap around here. when you come back, we always give you the slow clap. >> but i never ask for it. that's the difference. >> you automatally get a slow clap which is what they're doing. >> wow, jeb, whoo. coming up, thank you. coming up, some other performances but not all worthy of applause. >> they say it's one of the hardest sosongs to sg, but will the star spangled banner be super at the big game this year? plus, a little later -- >> tech clint contributor tina trinh with a valentine's day gift guide from personalized pillows to lights designed to set the mood. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by mucinex. seriously? where do you think you're going?
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dozens of american boats are heading from havana, cuba, to key west right now. they sailed out of cuba yesterday in what was called the largest american regatta since the u.s. and cuba restored relations. e 63 boats brought almost 500 americans to cuba, most for the first time ever. they are expected in key west on saturday. some ominous new developments in the spread of the zika virus here in the u.s. cases reported for the first time in orgia and florida. they're declaring health emergencies in four counties. >> the red cross is also sending out a new warning this morning. abc's dr. richard besser has more from brazil. >> reporter: the zika epidemic continues to spread. florida now the first state that has the risky mosquito to declare a health emergency because of nine cases in four counties. just 24 hours after an alert about a new danger posed by travelers returning to the u.s. from infected areas. the latest case of zika in dallas was transmitted sexually,
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virus traveled from venezuzuela to texas and passed the virus onto their partner. the risk from zika still primarily for pregnant women. at potential risk for babies with b brain defmities. but now doctors seei a rare, but alarming neurological complication in the general population. that m be linked to zika. guillain barre syndrome, a type ofrogressive paralysis. in brazil, the rio olympic committee reassuring athletes they will be safe. but today, onene of the rld's most prominent ethicists is calling for brazil to cancel the olympics. >> i don't know that it's up to doing the olympics and epidemic control at the same time. >> this new case of f sexual transmission has raised questions about how best to pre-present zika infection. the british rerecommend at any man who has been to a country where it is transmitting use a condom for 28 days if his partner is pregnant or trying to get pregnant. 28 days is also how long the red cross recommends people defer donating blood. dr. richard besser, abc news, brazil.
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worried about in florida is the fact that these mosquitoes could bite someone who is infected and go on to transfer it a that's how quickly it could spread to they've talked about genetically modifying mosquitos. it's just a scary sort of situation. what do you need them at all what if you were to wipe out the mosquito population. there are conversations being held now what that would do. >> the scary part too, is we're still learning about this virus, the way it's transmitted and just the effects of it. so much more to learn and scary situation. >> yeah. >> coming up, valentine's day. it's only ten days away. wee got some great gift ideas that are way cooler than those usual jewelry and chocolates. >> techie gifts your sweetheart will love. stay with us. >> announcer: "world news now"
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lets you create a digital scrapbook of your relationship. and you can upload doodles and drawings that you have of your artistically inclined.d. you can upload photos and even work with their templates and create a fun time line of your relationship and basically send it all to via e-mail or social media to your loved one and share it. it's a really nice personal touch. >> i always wonder how to do abuse you have all these pictures on your phone and nowhere 0 put them. >> they make it super easy. next up are these pillows from snap box. you can upload photos from facebook and instagram and make it into a pillow. >> cool. >> it's a nice fun gift. you know? and it's personal. theye super soft and durable. and they have a special going on for valentine's day for 25% off and free shipping. > we'll take that. >> right? >> so these look like books. right? >> yeah. >> but they're actually phone chargers.
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guides you get phone chargers as a gift guide but check this out. >> wow. >> the opposite of typical phone chargers. they're not ugly. >> they're not. i would have a second use for them when my husband's sleeping and i want to read in bed. >> so they're portable lights. these e are soldt the museum of modern art. they're so pretty. >> that's great. it is prty beautiful. >> the spines come off. so the charging ports are right in the middlof the spines right here. >> i see. >> you can get four times more charge for your phone. >> very cool. >> when you're on the go and you have a portable light. >> and a light, too. >> so next up are jewelry. you can n never fa with jewelry >> i was admiring your bracelet here. >> thanks. this is from wise wear. it's basically a connected bracelet. it's smart jewelry. so it connects to your phone and whenever you get incoming texts or e-mails, calendar reminders, you get a vibration through the bracelets. they come in three different
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reallyly nice prentation, too. but the other cool thing about them is if you're ever in danger, you can tap three times and it will send a distress signal to your emergency contact. >> wow. that's great especially if you're hiking or doing something out with the kids. >> really great idea for you know, the girlfriend or wife in your life who is stylish and connected. >> cool. >> and then these are great, too. these are smart watches from vector. 30-day battery life which is what really sets them apart from other watches. and you can see right here, same idea here. incoming notifications. calls from your loved one. you get all of that on your wrist. you get a little bit of news. you can control your music. it's a super smart watch. >> very cool. >> 30-day battery life. you can't beat that. and then last but not least, i have customized macaroons and chocolate bars. >> who doesn't love a good
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>> yeah, from a company called swallow my words. they're great. you can get a box of nine of these custom printed macaroons for only under $25. around $25. >> that's great. >> so a really great d deal here and a really nice way to make your sweets for your sweet personalized. >> i like that, like the modern day smartie or something. what do they call those, what d do they cl those? conversationonal heart that's what they are. >> exactly. happy valentine's day. >> great gift ideas. who needs roses when you can have tech ideas, huh. >> that's what i'm saying. >> abc's tech contributor tina trinh. thank you so very much. for a list of all the items head over to our facebook page, wnnfans.com. you're watching "world news now." how about a macaroon? >> yeah. "world news now." how aboua macaroon? >> yeah. this is mineral build up it collects leaving gross germ-ridden stains. clorox toilet bowl cleaner with bleach is no match for that. but lysol power toilet bowl cleaner
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what soroudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming whose broad stripes >> remember that? >> ouch. >> one of the worst versions of the star spangled banner ever. that is cocomedienneoseanne barr before a san diego padres game in 1990. before. she did whatever she wanted. >> it was a tough song to sing. >> and to hear. >> lady gaga will be doing it on sunday at the super bowl. >> part of a long tradition that has tripped up some of the best performers in the past. we are up "up all nightline"" with abc's juju chang. applause >> reporter: she got plenty of applause as a pop star. >> reporter: but lately lady gaga has been showing the world a very different side. >> wowing the academy awards
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a "sound of music" medley climb every mountain >> and teaming up with tony bennett to record an album letting her fans know anything goes. anything sboes >> reporter: now she's taking on america's anthem at its biggest game singing the star spangled banner at the super bowl. and the rocket's red glare >> the stakes are high. it was 25 years ago whitney houston belted out what many still consider to be the best pregame performance. and the home of the brave >> securing heher place a legend. but plenty of singers have faen flat. at super bowl xlv, christina aguilera forgot the words. what so proudly we watched >> reporter: steven tyler
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the 2012 afc championship. land of the free >> and who can forget rosanne barr's performance the twilight's last gleaming >> reporter: but something tells us lady gaga is on the edge of football glory. out of edge of glory >> reporter: juju chang, abc news, new york. >> you can actually bet on how long it's going to take lady gaga to sing that national anthem on sunday. >> really. what are the bets going for? >> 2:20. do you think she'll take longer than that or not? the over. why not milk it, right? good call. >> how come you guys aren't betting on my performance with the star spangled banner?
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>> that's the coin toss. this morning on "world news now," " round twin new hampshire. >> both sides of thehe presidential race getting
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clinton and sanders taking the stage overnight pushing each other over a a politic label, while ted cruz faces heat over what others are calling a disgraful tactic. and cruz's main detractor, donald trump, pulling no punches but having some problems with his private jet. engine trouble while making a detour from the granite state. emotions run high on capitol hill. flint water crisis and the search for answers. the artbreaking testimony in front of congress. committee members furious over the no shows. and qb cutis. the supposed science explaining why quarterbacks are so good looking. but plenty of football fans nonot ying it. the debate rages on. that's later in "the mix" on this thursday, february 4th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning. i'm phillip mena in for kendis gibson. >> kendis a little under the weather today.
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>> always enjoy being here. >> i'm reena ninan. we're going to talk about the quarterback. you don't buy this. you're part of the group that doesn't buy the -- >> qb cuties. we'll get into that. they're attractive young men, good at what they do. i'll offer my opinion about that a little later. >> i can't wait. you're aig sports buff. we will begin with a new line of attack in the democratic race for the white house. >> we're just five days away from the nation's first primary election contest. vermont senator bernie sanders put hillary clinton on the defensive over her progressive credentials. at a cnn town hall in derry, new hampshire, sanders slammeded clinton over her ties to wall street, pro-business trade agreements and her 2002 authorization of the iraq war. >> clinton shot back sing that she was amused that sanders appears to have appointed himself the gatekeeper on who is progressive. meantime, some drama has been playing out on the republican side. texas senator ted cruz issued an apology to one of his challengers. >> and donald trump is heating up the war of words as another candidate makes a stunning announcent.
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hampshire. >> reporter: the republican field narrowing again. rick santorum dropping out and announcing on fox news, he's endorsing marco rubio. >> he's a tremendously gifted young man. >> reporter: rubio adding to the criticism of ted cruz after the cruz camp sent this e-mailo supporters on caucus day, suggesting dr. ben carson might be leaving t race. >> i thought it was unfair to ben. >> reporteter: donaltrump accusing cruz of fraud over it tweeting, ted cruz didn't win iowa, he stole it. >> he insulted ben carson by doing what he did. that was a disgrace. >> reporter: cruz apologizing to carson. >> it was a mistake for our team not to forward your subsequent statement. >> reporter: things starting to simmer on the democratic side, too. bernie sanders calling into question whether hillary clinton is really a progressive. >> some days, yes. except when she announces that she is a proud moderate.
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a a low blow, saying she can overcome sanders' double-digit lead in the new hampshire polls. >> because if it's about our records, hey, i'm going to win by a landslide on tuesday. >> reporter: and clinton and sanders will face off in a debate. then the republican debate here in new hampshire is set for saturday, right here on abc. phillip and reena. >> thank you so much. and again, the final republican debate before the new hampshire primary will be held this saturday. starting at 8:8:00 p.m. eastern, moderated by our ownavid muir and martha raddatz. as for who will be on stage, abc will announce the final lineup later today. > hopefully donald trump will make it to new hampshire for plane. his private jet was forced to make an emergency landing in nashville yesterday after the pilot reported engine problems. there's no word on exactly what wentnt wrong wh the boeing 757. but trump did eventually make it to an event in little rock, arkansas, 90 minutes late. the e faa is iestigating the
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> though he's not in the running -- in the running for the office, president obama has takenn on one of the campaign's more controversial issues. during his first visit to a mosque, the president tried to correct what he called a hugely distorted distorted impression of muslim americans, saying that children have been bull idea and mosques destroyed he warned about the dangers of demonizing one group of americans. >> we're one american family. when any part of our family feelsecond class or targeted, it tears at the very fabric of our nation. >> the president also challenged hollywood to start casting muslims in roles that are unrelated to national security. there's a major setback for the peace talks for the syrian civil war. u.n. envoy has called a temporary halt to the negotiations saying they'll resume later this month. denies the talks have failed and each side accused the other of causing the interruption. secretary of state kerry says the syrian government would rather have a military solution than a political one.
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has declared a health emergency in four counties because of the zika virus. at least nine cases of the mosquito-borne illness have been detected in florida. health offials believe the cases are from people who contracted the disease while traveling to effected countries. president of brazil says the virus has gone from a distant nightmare to a real threat against the brazilian people. major development in another crisis -- contaminated water in mrint. chairman of the house oversight committee called on the u.s. marshals to hunt down the city's former emergency manager who failed to show up for a hearing on citol hill. his attorney said his client wants to testify but wasn't given time to prepare. abc's elizabeth hur has more. >> the t truth, thwhole truth and nothing but the truth. >> reporter: frustration boiling over in d.c. >> this is not a third-world country! >> it's absolutely fundamentally and totally wrong. >> reporter: not just inside the congressional hearing but also outside.
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>> reporter: where dozens of flint residents made the trip, including leeann walters, among the e first toaise concerns in flint. >> now my home is known as ground zero. >> reporter: and now pleading for help from congress. >> my home used to be a place of comfort and safety for my family. that was taken from us. >> reporter: since flint switched water supplieies in 2014 to save money, the city's water has been contaminated with toxic levels of lead, leaving thousands exposed. with state and federal environmental officials blaming each other, at least three class-action lawsuits have been filed. an fbi investigation launched and d the mayoproposed replacing all ththe city'sead pipes leading to residents' homes. >> we can't get the governor of michigan at this hearing, that's a shame. >> reporter: some lawmakers are angry. governor rick snyder dn't testifand the former flint emergency manager he appointed ignod a subpoena from congress. well, as the hearing was going on, the governor did announce that he wants to spend $30 million to hp the affected residents and pay their water bills.
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>> thank you very much. the sexual assault case against bill cosby is moving forward. a judge refused to throw out the case against the comedian and allowed the currt district attorney to remain involved. a former da who testified for cosby claimed he h granted cosby immunity in the case. the judge ignored that claim. cosby's attorneys say they will appeal the decision. >> martin shkreli's new attorney has do something all the bad press could not. he's gotten the bad boy pharmaceutical exec to shut up. shkreli raised the price of life-saving drugs as much as 4,000% just to make a profit and then boasted about it. he gave interviewed and pted on socialmedia. no more, said attorney benjamin brafman. >> those in the tax world say don't be an april fool and file early.
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taxes overnight. the irs tax processing system has had a hardware failure and
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the tax ag at least two bystanders and two police detectives pulled a 73-year-old man out of his car after it crashed in in a pond outside city hall. he had been hit by another elderly driver, a 77-year-old woman,hich sent his car careening right into that pond. no one was hurt. the same can't be said for that car. there will be more testimony today in a baltimore courtroom at a hearing to decide if a convicted murderer should get a new trial. the case of adnan syed was the first season of the popular "serial" podcast. he was convicted in the 1999 murder of his former girlfriend. but the podcast raised questions about the case. on the stand yesterday, a witness claimed she saw him at a library during the time prosecutors claimed he was committing the crime. she also said a former prosecutor said the potential alibi was irrelevant.
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robert durst has pleaded guilty to a weapons charge in new orleans. he's been in custody since last year just as an hbo documentary series was airing that detailed his links to several murders. in yesterday's deal, durst agreed to an 85-month prison seence. if a judge approves the deal, it could clear the way for durst's extradition to california to face charges for the murder of a former friend. the 13-year-old girl from virginia whose body was found in a pond across the border in north carolina will be buried today. >> authorities are learning it was social media that linked her to one of the killers. abc's eva pilgrim has the latest. >>eporter: as the family prepares to lay their 13-year-old daughter to rest, authorities still trying to piece tother the case. family and friends telling abc news, seventh grader nicole lovell was bullied at school, self-conscious about the way she looked after beating serious childhood illnesses. she had multiple social media accounts -- facebook, inagram, snapchat, kik. it was there police think she met david eisenhauer, the 18-year-old freshman, a former
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in her murder. >> eisenhauer used this relationship to his advantage to abduct and then kill her. >> reporter: nicole lovell's parents say they last saw her last tuesday night.. she snuck out, pushing a dresser against her bedroom door, climbing out her window. saturday morning, polilice arres david eisenhauer in his dorm at virginia tech. that afternoon, authorities s find lovell's body 80 miles away in north carolina. the alleged accomplice expected back here in court on thursday. both students still behind bars. family and friends will bury nicole lovell on thursday. eva pilgrim, virginia. >> such a sad case. you just think of -- you used to worry about your children being in the '80s being picked up in a store and kidnapped. now there's this whole thing that can happen inside your home and you don't realize what they're doing on their ipad or iphones. >> with social media. the thing ththat makest so
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out. why did they do this allegedly? apparently investigator say this was planned weeks in advance. so there's o obviouslyome sort of premeditation they believe happened. case. >> so feel for the parents and that family. coming up in our next half the news. he's serving a 150-year sentence. but a whistle-blower who was on his epic swindle back then, says there are many other ponzi schemes still going on lose eating pizza every day? meet a chef who says he's lost 100 pounds that way. so, how do you do it? we've got the details coming up on "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now"
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>> i don't know. if you don't like pizza, you got to start to wonder about that person. >> you're right. it sounds impossible but apparently a new york chef has lost 100 pounds by eating pizza every day. like millions of us, it happens to be his favorite food. >> would it work for you? gio benitez tried it out and may be a convert. >> reporter: pasquale is a master in the kitchen, cooking meals. for years after moving to erica from italy, his weig on a 6'6" frame ballooned to more than 370 pounds. >> i discovered the oreo. >> reporter: the oreo cookie gets you every time. >> like addiction. >> reporter: oreos, soda, fried fos. >> i didn't recognize me when i show myself in the mirror. >> reporter: he was so heavy, you couldn't even play with his son at the park. with his doctor warning of a heart attack, he needed to act fast. so, that's the momentt where you knew, oh, my gosh, here i am. i have my son at home. and i could have a heart attack.
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>> reporter: that's when you said, i've got to change? >> i've got to change my life. >> reporter: so he turned to what he knew best, food from s a mediterrann diet and in italy, pasta and pizza are a staple. >> so i can build a diet that make me happy. doesn't give me the opportunity to give up. >> reporter: every day for lunch, he eats a homemade pizza it's not like the pizza you find on the street that's greasy and really heavy, right? >> that's good. >> reporter: this is very different pizza. >> it's good, as well. but my pizza is something that comes from the mediterranean diet. >> reporter: he figured he could drop weight by cutting down to 2700 calories a day. the pizza has less than 600 caories. that means he has about 2100 calories left to enjoy. at night he doesn't touch carbs. the result, an incredible seven-month drop in weight of
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ingredients. >> i can tell you something. when io to the grocery store, i always read the label. if i see more than ten ingredients, i give up. >> reporr: how simple are the ingredients? he takes us into the kitchen to find out. it takes just minutes and just a few steps to make his now famous pizza. i think i've got a new diet. gio benitez, abc news, new york. i am on board. >> yeah? >> i'm on board. >> i'm impressed that gio is converted because he always eats a protein shake usually in the morning. i always see him with a protein shake. so if he's converted, it's a big deal. >> that's a good point. the guy is in shape and knows what he's doing. >> so do you. you like your pizza. >> look at that. >> i do have to say though, this guy let's the dough sit for 36 i wonder if that's your trick too with your pizza. >> that's the key. easier to digest.er to digest. >> i'm alex trebek. if you're age 50 to 85, this is an important message. so please, write down the number
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the hot guys? >> because the most attention i think is on them. so already, they have the ball every single time every play. they get the ball, they get the attention. >> it's all about the ball around here. apparently 100 people were surveyed by "sports illustrated" and tested for their attractiveness of the players, quarterbacks, wide receivers, ancan you believe this, they said the quarterbacks got the lowest rating of the three positions? so, why are they so incredibly good looking? well, a psychologist at university of toronto says she specializes in nonbehavior and appearances. you boil it down to the evolutionary process. is this someone who you can made with or is this person going to kill me? you kind of i guess find them table becae theyey're likehe big man on campus. >> i think to be a quarterback, a successful quarterback, you have to have supreme confidence. and i think that the confidence is what people find attractive. >> yes, i think you're rit. >> you carry yourself that way, then -- >> i don't know a quarterback
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yoyou haveo get in there. >> anyone who does is not a quarterback for too long. it's kind of the chicken or egg thing. my opinion is just that. that's exactly what's going on. >> you just nanailed dowwhat the researchers couldn't explain. >> that's just the best guess. because aaron rodgers, who we did show there, he's dating olivia munnnn. >> yes. >> yes. so, he said that 90% of being quarterback is the swag. >> did he really say that? >> yeah. basically, you've got to be supremely confident, and girls like confidence. >> researchers, call phillip mena. >> when it comes to this qb cutie thing. >> swag. >> who knew? all right. so, your first day atork on an internship, you want to put your best foot rward, of course. well, we want to show you a guy who fell asleep on his first day at an internship. and then they goofed on him, gathered around, took this group photo here. and then, of course, put it on reddit, where it got even more
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memes of this. look at this, south papark. cart man falling asleep. the company -- this poor guy is getting clowned on and now he's all over the place for falling asleep on his first day. but research has shown taking naps at work could be a good thing. it increases productivity. but, you think, that's too bad for him. >> sweet guy. >> yeah, sweet. yawning apparently is contagious. they did a survey. if you watch someone who yawns, they say women tend to be more prone to yawning than men. although the new study say the findings aren't universally accepted. they say more people who watch
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yawn more because they're making news in america this morning,emocrats clash. bernie sanders and hillary
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hampshire. a late night town hall. taxes, health care, religion, a wide range of questions from voters and a new line of attack. plus, drama on the gop campaign trail. donald trump's plane making an emergency landing with the billionaire on board. the awkward moment for jeb bush and two more republicans dropping out. holding a woman hostage. a split-second decision by lice officers. the amatic ending. gorgeous on the gridiron, tom brady, cam newton, the list goes oand on. finally the question answered, just why are quarterbacks so doggone handsome? oh, good thursday morning. we begin with the gloves coming off in new hampshire. >> just five days away from the
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vermont senator bernie sanders taking aim on hillary clinton's progressive credentials as he defends his plan to raise taxes to pay for health care. and on the republican side, sparks are flying between donald trump and texas senator ted cruz amid charges of fraud and dirty tricks. abc's bazi kani has the latest now om washington. good morning, bazi. >> reporter: good morning, phillip. good morning, reena. hillary clinton and bernie sanders appeared separately at that televised town hall last night where we may have gogotten a preview w of the pnts they'll try to make in their debate tonight. the democrats lay out their differences in new hampshire. >> i think an objective assessment would say that there is more excitement and energy in our campaign. >> reporter: bernie sanders argues he is more electable than hillary clinton, defends his plans to raise taxes to pay for universal health care. >> so we're going to pay a little more in taxes but you're no lonr going to have to pay private health insurance premiums. >> reporter: and promises a progressive political revolution. >> we will raise the minimum
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we will have health care for all people. >> it's very hard to seeee how any of his proposals could ever be achievable. >> reporter: clinton fights back against sanders' charges that she's a moderate not a prressive. >> i'm a progressive that likes to get things done. >> reporter: fielding questions about those speaking fees. >> did you have to be paid $675,000? >> well, i don't know. that's what ey offered so -- >> reporter: even that famous old theory from the '90s. >> do you still believe there is a vast right wing conspiracy? >> don't you? >> reporter: the leading republicans in a new battle. ted cruz fires back after donald trump accuses him of fraud for sending this e-mail to supporters on caucus day suggesting ben carson was dropping out of the race and cruz told his team to spread the word to those carson supporters. trump tweets, "ted cruz didn't win iowa, he stole it." cruz accuses trump of a nasty temper. >> i don't know anyone who would be comfortable with someone who
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finger on the button. i memean, we'rliable to wake up one morning and donald if he were president would have nuked denmark. >> reporter: and the republican field is a little smaller this morning with both rick santorum and rand paul dropping out. reena, phillip. >> bazi kanani live in washington. bazi, thank you. donald trump hit a major road bump on the campaign trail yesterday from about 30,000 feet up. his private jet was forced to make an emergency landing in nashville after the pilot reported engine problems. there are no details on what exactly went wrong with the boeing 757. the faa isis investiting, but trump did manage to make it to an event in little rock, arkansas, 90 minututes late. and earlier in the campaign, trump accused repubcan rival jeb bush of being, quote, low energy. >> bush will be campaigning todaday in newampshire. he has a town hall meeting scheduled in the town of dairy, and we would think he's probably hoping to avoid another moment like what happened tuesday in hanover.
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needs to be a lot quieter but send a signal that we're prepared to act in the national security interests of this country to get back in the business of creating a more peaceful world. please clap. >> ouch. >> oh,oy. >> yeah, no one said winning over the voters was going to be easy. >> we got to remind you of the republican debate before the new hampshirprimaries this saturday on abc, 8:00 p.m. eastern. it'll be moderated by our own david muir and martha raddatz. the lineup will be announced later today. this week's severe storm system is now marching through georgia.a. it spawned a tornado last night that loomed over this subdivision. tornado rens clearly heard in the neighborhood. that twister left a trail of damage at an army base in southeasrn georgia. >> trees were knocked out and d vehicles and buildings were damaged. one of them, an elementary school, is closed today. there are no reports of any injuries. and take a look at the radar here. that storm system now is along
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from northern florida up into new england. the heaviest rain will be in the south and some flash flooding is also possisible. the sexual assault case agait bill cosby is moving forward. a judge refused to throw out the case against the comedian and he allowed the current district attorney to remain involved. a former d.a. who testified for cosby claimed he hadad granted cosby immunity in the case. the judge ignored that. cosby's attorneys say they will appeal the decision. well, emotions ran high on capitol hill in the first congressional hearings over the watecrisis in flint. the chairman of the house oversight committee called on the u.s. marshals to hunt down the city's former emergency mananager who iled to show for the hearing. and representative elijah cummings accused the governor of poisoning the children of flint. >> i want everybody who is responsible for this fiasco to be held accountable. we are the last line of defense,
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going to do it. >> he got caught red-handed poisoning children in flint and the residents of flint. >> well, an attorney for that former flint emergency mananager says his client will testify but he didn't have the time to prepare for the heing. the syrian peace talks are on hold with each side claiming the other doesn't want an end to the fighting. well, one thing is clear, five years of civil war has taken its toll on the country as h shows block after block reduced to ruins. once the third largest homs has seen fiee fighting between the two sides. this drone video was taken by a group with ties to the kremlin. from the fog of war to the fog of washington now, a week after the nation's capital was still digging out from a blizzard right now it's 57 degrees and that abrupt t change producing heavy fog.
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of thehite house. they were taken about an hour apart, and it's from the famous hay-adams hotel. you see that heavy fog right there. you can barely see the white house. >> yeah. well, ststill ahea a major malfunctioioat thers affecting tax returns. and state of emergency. a governor sounding the alarm where zika cases are surfacing as new concerns emerge about the upcoming olympics in brazil, the epicenter of the current outbreak. plus, a car plunges into a pond. the driver's dramatic rescue caught on camera. on camera. does the smell of a freshly bound presentation fill you with optimism? do you love your wireless keyboard more than certain family members? is your success due to a filing system only you understand? does printing from your tablet to your wireless printer give you a jolt of confidence? if so, you may be gearcentric. someone who knows that the right office gear helps you do great things.
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man who made reference to, quote, getting justice for steven, it's believed to be steven avery, the convicted murderer who is the subject of the nflix documentary "making a murderer." it suggests the possibility that deputies planted evidence. no device was found. well, the face of corporate greed is keeping his mouth shut. martin shkreli plans to plead the fifth when he appears at a congressional hearing today on high drug prices. shkreli has made no nes about jacking up therices of prescription drugs just to make more profit. but at a court hearing on securities fraud yesterday, his new attorney said the 32-year-old will no longer be giving interviews or posting on social media. real estate heir robert durst has pleaded guilty to a weapons charge in new orleans. durst has been in custody since last year just as an hbo documentary series was airing. it detailed his links to several murders. in yesterday's deal durst agreed to an 85-month prison sentence. if a judge approves the deal, it could clear the way for durst's extradition to california to face charges for the murder of a
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well, don't bother trying to file your taxes this morning, the irs tax processing computer system has had a hardware failure and the e-file service is offline until at least later today. the tax agency says doesn't expect major disruptions in service or significant delays in processing refunds, but if you file through a service, go ahead. the service will hold on to your return until the irs is ready for it. and attention, subway sandwich fans. next time you go, bring another dollar with you. we sayhat because subway is adding a buck to the price of its famous $5 footlong. it will now be $6. subway says the price hike comes down to economics and says the costs have gone up since the $5 footlong debuted nine years ago. >> you could always just go with a six-inch. >> you could, you could, but the $5 ones had such a ring to it. >> you liked the jingle that went with it. >> uh-huh. when we come back, a life and death standoff. a man holding a woman hostage
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outdoorsmen who sometimes trigger avalanches. this controlled avalanche made sure a key road stays open. other roads in the northern rockies and cascades are likely to be snow covered this morning. drivers can expect wet roads in th northwest and along the eastern seaboard, possibly even flooding in the south. a little slippery from know near the northern great lakes. if you're flying, airport delays are likeliest in boston. now to the latest on the zika virus outbreak. the governor of florida has declared a health emergency in four counties because of the virus. >> at least nine cases of the mosquito-borne illness detected in florida. health officials believe all of the cases a fm people who contracted the disease elsewherere. and the president of brazil says ththe vir has gone from a distant nightmare to a real threat against the brazilian people. >> some are saying that health threat in brazil should force the cancellation of the olympics. one medical ethicist says it would be irresponsible for brazil to host the smer games in the middle of a public health
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the u.s. olympic committee tells abc news it is keeping a close ey on the situation. now to that the aircraft but offial have not confirmed that was the cause. the body of a man who might have been blown out of the jet was found on the ground not far away. if it was a bomb no group has claimed responsibility. here at home a terrifying police standoff played out in irving, texas. it was all caut on camera. 29ear-old ex-con christopher dew trying to rob a check cashing store grabbed a female employee and gun to her head as police arrived on the scene. he tried to force her into a car. that's when police fired. killingg him on the spot. his hostage was thankfully not hurt. well, roh parking spaces, no, that's not because they're hard to find but in the los angeles area, this lexus ended up on the roof after a collision on the road above this house.
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never seen anything like this before. both the car and the house suffered extensive damage. the driver was injured, as well. and luckily no one was %% injured in this accident in port st. lucie, florida, two bystanders, three police detectives were pulled a 73-year-old man out of his car after he crashed into a pond. he had been hit by another elderly driver. a 77-year-old woman which sent s car careening into that pond. also caught on camera what conservationists say is the only known wild jaguar in the u.s. they call him el jefe which means the boss seen outside tucson, arizona. they saye's been leaveiving the over three years. the cheapest super bowl ticket we could find on stubhub was just under $3,000. >> but the nba highlights, those are free. >> good morning, it's "sportscenter."
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a couple of performances from the nba you absolutely have to see. >> wow. look how cool this is. the kids watching h in pregame then look how cool ththis is, the wizards watching him during the game. steph curry went for 36. in the first half! how about that? 25 in the first quarter. how about 51 for the game and this was a game, john wall had a great game, he made 11 threes. the warriors are 45-4. they're entertaining. only that could upstage this, russell westbrook, his third triple double in a row. his fifth in 11 games. had a career high 19 rebounds. 24 point and 14 assists, he did it all except this, kevin durant took care of this.
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the question, are they really the best-looking guys o the field? >> well, popular theory says attractive guys grow up to play quarterback because it's football's highest profile position. but a study in a new bookinds signal callers lose out when their looks are compared to the other position players. among those positions found to have better looking guy, linebacker, wide receiver and defensive ck. >> we do love a good quarterback. >> yeah, they get all the attention. pictures o of all those good-looking dudes right there and they have the most swagger. that's why. >> you were saying this. swag, it's not a position, it's the swag that you -- >> confidenc is big. >> there you go and you needs tons of that. bad weather made for the return from the holiday travel period a nightmare this week for tens of thousands of chinese, but not this woman. she passed on being rebooked on an earlier flight and found herself the only passenger left aboard a flight home.
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so she had the entire 737 to herself and the full attention. thehina southern airlines flight crew. she said she felt kind of like a rock star. if that weren't enough they didn't even have to pay for her flight because her company paid for it. >> on a work trip. i wonder where she sat. >> i was curious if she was in economy, was she upgraded to first? >> that would not be cool if they still threw the curtain on her. sorry, rules are rules. hope she got some extra peanut organition something? or the first class meal at least. a glass of champagne. >> we can only hope. hard not to yawn when you see someone else doing it and scientists say women are more susceptible to contagious yawning than men. >> they say it mighte because women are more empathetic and that they're not afraid to yawn in response of others. the women picked up yawns about 55% of the time whereas men, they only did so 40% of the time. i don't know if i agreeeeith this. >> you say when you see someone else yawn you tend to yawn.
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donald trump has accused ted cruz of alleged campaign takes in iowa that could turn into a legal bat. bill cosby's attorneys say they will appeal a judge's decision to allow a sexual assault case against him to go forward. the latest southern tornado took aim at an army base in georgi yesterday evening. it tossed around cars and damaged buildings at ft. stewart but no injuries reported. looking at today's weather, moderate showers in the northwest. high surf there and in northern californrnia, sno in the rockies, cold in the midwest and hea rain along the southeast coast. well, finally this morning we've all heard of love at first sight. what about getting married at second sight. >> chalk it up to love in the age of social media. a couple who never met in person holding a spontaneous wedding st seconds after meeting for the first time. kabc's leticia juarez has the story.
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yearar ago o instagram. it wasn't until last friday they met face-to-face,issed and then had a insta marriage ceremony at the airport. >> take a gamble because love is worth it. >> reporter: it started over their mutual interest on poetry on an instagram page. harris from murriet andan in new rk messaged each other back and forth. five days into the online courtship, they took their romance offline. >> i said call me. i can't keep up. call me. we talked for five hours that first time and just went from there. >> reporter: accepting each other poe weapons and videos through, you guessed it, stagram. >> you're so limited on what you can do with each other that you have to dig deeper into each other to find out aut them. >> reporter: then three weeks ago during an exchange on instagm, friends suggested they g married. so harris popped the question. >> and i said, yeah, why don't we get hihed? and there was about a three-minute pause.
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lost my internet connectioion and it said failed. all of a sudden we're waiting. >> reporter: vann qui his job as a chef and bought a one way ticket to california. harris needed to get her boys' blessing. >> why did you say yes. >> because i wanted toher to get married again so she can have an easier time. >> reporter: they have to make this instagram marriage legal and plan to do that soon. >> we're going to take it wherever it goes but i know i'll never leave her side. >> reporter: abc 7 shgsnews. i would have taken the loss of internet connection as a making news in america this morning, democrats clash. bernie sanders and hillary
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