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and 30 months old. the group of experts say more research is needed to assess the benefits and harms of universal screening. but parents are advised to keep an eye out for early signs of autism. and despite all the attention the tap water in flint, michigan isn't safe. lead levels in hundrs of homes are twice as high as hazardous waste and investigators warn that may be too high for filters to handle. flint residents have ever been paying the highest rates in the country for their unsafe water. for some folks in florida life will never be the same when the florida lottery introduces another winner of last month's massive jackpot. it grew to just under $1.6 billion for the january 13th draw. today we're going to learn the identity of the second of three winners. whoever it is, stands to claim more than $528 million. in the meantime, john and
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the first to claim theirhare of the jackpot. their check said nearly $529 million. but they took the lump sum which came into $328 million. john robinson tells us their lives have been chaotic since going public. he says they'veve received lots of letters asking for money. robinson says he's looking forward to do traveling, buying a farm and a horse for his daught into it was moving when they came forward because they id they're going to willive in the same house. ielie they said their daughter will a lot of student loans that they wanted to help earth. >> i think he the loans will be just fine. >> there's a new best in dog at the nation's most prestigious dog show, c.j. beat out more than 2700 other dogs to claim the title. this by the way is the 18th time in his career he's won a top show prize.
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grandma carly was one of two german short haired pointers to win at the westminster kennel club and cj will be on "good morning america" and have the traditional winner's lunch at sardi's right here inn new york. >> maybe he could go to disneyland. >> i didn't know that's on the -- i'm curious to know at "good morning america" if they have doggie treats. >> and who picks up his poop over there well. >> didn't think of that one. interview interrupted unforgettable moments. >> also ahead oprah winfrey's diet plans and her secret weapons. it is not weight watchers. can't wait for this one. the latest uproar involving the carrier air conditioning plant leaving flind for mexico. the lost jobs and the political outrage after today's forecast map. this should tell you that jack's bachelor update has now received nearly 2,000 views.
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and eps working. not 4, not 6, but 12 full hours. art the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. so somehow is, a young boy ended up dangling from a chair lift at the whiler ski resort in british columbia. and as terrified onlookers watch he was slipping out of his clothes getting closer -- it's frightening. >> the tiny feet. >> boom, falls down 30 feet to the ground. the operator shut down the lift. he and others grabbed a tarp just in time to catch the 11-year-old boy. thankfully he wasn't injured. was smiling. which is something i would not have ever been if it was me or
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i'd be so terrified. >> this is why i don't skiing, kendis. >> that's the reason? >> it was this and one of the kennedys who had an unfortunate cident on the slopes and then there was sonny. >> wow, you're such a downer be it. >> thank you for that uplifting note this morning. opening arguments begin today in a trial related to the huge gulf oil spill nearly six years ago. a former rig supervisor faces a pollution charge for the millions of gallons of oil thatt poured into the gulf of mexico. prosecutors say that he and another supervisor missed signs of trouble before the well blowout. mass order charges for the 11 workers who died were withdrawn. >> a theme resonating across the campaign trail. >> carrier is facing a growing list of cans individuals boycotting the 102-year-old
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move 1400 jobs to mexico. clayton sandell with the latest. >> reporter: it is the moment hundreds ef indiana factory workers learn they're losing their jobs. >> it became clear the best way it out stay competitive and protect the business for long-term is to move production from our facility in indianapolis to monterey, mexico. >> reporter: recorded and posted on facebook by an emploe of heating and air conditioning company carrier being told they're just too expensive. our people make a little bit better than $20 an hour on average. the wages they're going to payay in mexico is $3 an hour. >> reporter: 1400 carrier positions are about to join a two-decade manufacturing exodus that's seen 1 million jobs move south of the boarder. >> i want to be clear. this is strictly a business decision. >> reporter: that decision is now drawing fire from the campaign trail. >> we're going to tax you when those air-conditioners come so stay where you are or build in
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>> carrier says it's offering benefits, severance packages, even money for colle trying to soften the blow. >> i'm trying to support my family. i'm trying to survive. >> reporter: for worker who's starting next year will be phased out. clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> sad story for so many of these people. when we come back, why ronda rousey broke down in tears on tv. >> and why va fles sa hudgens is now under criminal investigation. "the skinny" is next. as an american, it's hard to hear that we have a serious hunger iue in our country. and as a parent, it's even harder to hear that one in 5 5 of our ds struggles with hunger, especially when billions of pounds of good food are wasted every year. feeding america is a nationwide network of food banks that helps provide billions of meals to families in need right in your community. visit feedingamerica.org to support feeding america and your local food bank.
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i need to stay alive. >> rousy continues to recover frfrom her injuries and is expected to return to the octagon in november. and she tells ellen that i want to fight holly. i want to beat her and make everything right again. >> u don't think about how serious these athletes take an their sport and suicide, that's very serious. >> she posted a photo of her appearance on ellen on her instagram and i was lking at some of the 3,000 comments. >> people are hateful. there was a lot of hate mer against her. >> she was on "ellen." ellelen handled that so beautifully. >> they both did. next to a couple actors making headlines. >> ryan reynolds crashed hugh jackman's press junket for eddie the eagle asking the most important questions. >> do you ever age? >>ot since 2009. >> you're a two-time tony winner.
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how much of hugh jackman's impence success is raw talent and how much is just advantageous bone structure. >> thank you. coming from sexiest man alive 2012? >> 2010. >> we all age. >> we're the old. >> who is hotter? >> it's a tie. it's a tie. >> come on. >> it's a tie. i am partial to hugh. >> he's your hall pass. the two former sexiest man alive title holders continue to gush over each other in recent weeks, they've engaged in the public feud over their comic book chaharacters "deadpool" for ryan and wolverine" for hugh. . next to a valentine's day love message turning very wronging. > vanessa hugence and austin butler apparenently thoht it would be cute and a nice idea to do this. scrawl their names into one of the nation's most treasured rock formations of the natiol forest in see doan na, arizona.
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with millions of followers on social media. >> thehe problem the federal officials call this vandalism. no charges have ever been filed yet but there is an investigation under way. the penalty could be fine up to $5,000, even six months in jail. folks, don't do it. don't go to the lincoln memorial and carve your name on lincoln's foot. >> to the statue of libert finally hello, it's not meet. >> 22-year-old eleanor hel borg of sweden insists she didn't see it at first till people started mistaking her on social media for adele. check it out. theide by side comparison. that's hel borg on the left and adele on the right. >> and with the hair and makeup, look at this, they're virtually indistinctle from each other. except for adele's subtle klestil in her chin. >> whe she may have adopted her pale lips and dark cat eyes, as far as her voice, she's no superstar in that department, she says
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i'm every woman it's all in me i can read your thoughts right now >> that's the chaka khan version or whitney's version. >> was that whitney or chalk ca? i this i it's whitney. anyway we've seen the commercials, oprah swing off her stunning weight loss dropping 26 pounds on weight wahers. she sayays while still enjoying bread. >> i love that. but now she says meditation was also a big help. here's abc's linsey davis. >> oprah wowing us in a red dress on instagram this weekend, her weight loss efforts showing big results. >> i lost 26 pounds and i have eaten bread every single day. >> reporter: oprah joining spiritual guru andnd author of super genes deepak choprpra on a 21-day meditation challenge
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body and shirt, a method some claim can help with weight loss. >> we're also introducing the idea of shedding emotional baggage which frequently had i a cause of weight gain. >> reporter: according to oprah, this discovery program has helped h her gain insight into her struggle with weight loss saying i have learned that weightan affect more than j just our physical being. researchers continue to study the linketween meditation and weight loss and while there is some evidence it can help people lots weight, it's too early to macon collusions. yet deepak chopra claims there's a connection and it works. meditation decreases the levels of cortisol which is a stress hormone. when you he stress, then you accumulate belly fat. >> reporter: many nutritionists also sayosing weight must include serious changes in diet. meditation alone will not take off the weight. it's important to pay atttion
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eating the portion and then you can really, really focus on weight loss. >> reporter: still, anyone can meditate, and this the tenth meditation from chopra and winfrey will be sure to add inspiration to those trying to shed the pounds. >> let's let 2016 be the year of our best bodies. >> reporter: linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> i'm on board, 2016. i love their metation. a girlfriend of mine -- it's a good one. >> i've been doing it for weeks and i haven't lost a single pound. >> oh, really? even with your buddhist monk outfit on? >> that's a true picture of knee meditating. it's just to the cover all extra body fat.
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it only that good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> and i kendis gibson. here are some of the top headlines we're following there morning on "world news n." a final farewell. supreme court justice antonin scalia will lie in repose at the high court friday. president obama is vowing to nominate a replacement setting the stage for a bitter political fight. detail ahead. the american band eagles of death metal return to a stage in paris last night to finish a concert cut short by a terror attack. the crowd included several hundred survivors of the attack which left 89 people dead. >> the are major delays driving across western colorado and this is why. aftea rock slide shut down interstate 70, it will be more than a week before it's completely reopened. drivers face a four-hour detour. >> a german short haired pointer named cj named best in show last night at the westminster dog
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it's the 18th time in his show career that he's won a top prize. those are some of our top stories on this wednesday, february 17th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." popular dog. >> i was wondering how he can be only 3 years old and win 18 times. there are other shows around. >> he's very popular. >> busy 3-year-old. we're going to start this half hour with the battle that could tip the balance of the supreme court. >> the vacant chair of justice antonin scalia has been draped in black in his honor and will be laid to rest on saturday. abc's jonathan karl has more on the political battle ahead. >> reporter: it will be in the great hall of the supreme court where antonin scalia's body will lie in repose friday, a public viewing not far from that chair, now clked in black, he used for his 30 years as a justice. in california, president obama
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supreme court giant but also made it clear he's ready to fight to replace himim. >> i intend to nominate somebody to present them to the american people, to present them to the senate. i expect them to hold hearings. i expect there to be a vote. >> reporter: but republicans remain dug in, insisting the next president should name scalia's replacement. the president pointed out there is precedent for the senate confirming a justice during a president's final year in office. president reagan's nominee, anthony kennedy, was confirmed in february 1988. but kennedy's case is an unusual one. the vacancy came the previous year, in july 1987, whenen justice lewis powell resigned. reagan first nominated robert bork, who the senate rejected after a long, bitter debate. reagan then nominated the less controversial kennedy in november 1987. the senate confirmed him three months later, 97-0. democrats say with 11 months left iobama's presidency, there's plenty of time to confirm a juste.
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people should assume that he's going to nominate a moderate to replace scalia, somebody who would have support from republicans. the president said that we should make no assumption on who he will nominate except that it will be somebody who is well qualified. jonathan karl, abc news, the white house. after trading insults with ris republican rivals, trump is sparring with preside obama. he predicted voters would not elect him and trump was in rare format a rally florida southth carolina when he was intrupted by a protester. supporters who escorted the protester out were invited to the stage to speak. >> if it wasn't for mr. ump right here, i don't think any of us would have the voice that we have. >> looks like the son of joe the plumber. >> trump is 16 points ahead of ted cruz in the latest south carolina pl sfoled by rubio and jeb bush. >> on the democratic side, an hillllary clinn has a big lead
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's a mh closer races in in nevada. she met with black leaders in new york city and vowed to protect economic opportunities and voting rights of african-americans. saers has also made a similar appeal. he attended a prayer breakfast with african-american ministers in south carolina and met with the daughter of police chokehold victim aaron garner. sanders later traveled to atlanta where he spoke to thousands of young voters many from historically black colleges. another set back for bill cosby. a suburban philadelphia judge won't dismiss the charges against the comedian saying he sees no evidence of a deal more than a decade ago to prevent criminal prosecution. that palestinians for now, the case can proceed with a preliminary hearing in three weeks. the 78-year-old tv star faces ten years in prison if convicted. george gains, an actor with a long resume but little name recognition has died.
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he played the bewilred command in all seven police academy movies and punky brewster's adopted father in the '80s sit-com. he was cast in some 35 movies in addition to work on stage. he was a busy man. gains passed away monday. he was 9 years old. >> didn't you watch this after school, punky brewster? every time i turn around, dodoo, doo, doo you never saw thatshow? punk can ibrewster. >> i am scared. >> it was a classic. it's a clack, punk can i brewster. >> unlike your singing, that is not a classic. been told. today, a much anticipated mexico. i bet he would like my singing as he visitses the u.s. border and he takes for the first time a trip. he publicly showed signs of irritaon here. nearly toppled him.
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selfish. >> okay. and we are learning some new details about an apparent laser strike on the pope's plane as it came in for a landing in mexico city last week. a newly released audio ground control can be heard warning the pilots about the strike. the worry, of course, is that the pilots can be blinded by the bright light. but the pope's plane lded without incident. nearly every major u.s. airline plans to apply for flights to cuba now that the two countries have signed an agreement restoring commercial travel. it allows 110 daily flights. travelers will have to have a reen other than tourism. here's serena marshall. >>eporter: flying to cuba just 90 miles south of the florida keys could be an easy flight again. the u.s. and cuba for the first time in 50 years signing the deal to aow commercial flights between thewo countries. >> it represents a critically important milestone in the united states it's continued efforts to engage with cuba and
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>> reporter: no longer requiring costly inconvenient charter flights. ralphers can visit the once forbidden island just likeny other international destination. daily flights frothe u.s. cos take off as eararlys this fall. >> we are committed to be ablble to trade with the two countries on a win-win situation. >> reporter: it's getting easier to do business. the treasury department allowing a u.s.wned tractor company to open a factory in cuba, the first since the revolution. but for the company's co-owner, it's personal. >> i was born and raised there. >> the cuban minister will meet with u.s. secretary of commerce later this morning for a second round of talks dcussing even moreopportunities. the destination once closed for business opening a little more every day. serena marshall, abc news, washington. thank you so much, serena. i would love to go to cuba. >> it's such a beautiful country. i've beeeenonce. i can manuel a lot of people will be getting on planes down
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we mentioned cj was best in show at t the dog show at the westminster dog show earlier in our headlines. here's a show distinctly different sort. >> yeah, as opposed to the 140th westminster show, this is the west hamster show. it's a lot more fun, wouldn't you agree. >> it is fun. hamisters are given the chance to show off agility and coordination. some have more than others obviously. the hamster showas put together by our friends over at mashable. >> this is clever, come on. very creative. hat are the odds of a second nual west hamster show? >> pretty low. >> jesse palmer will have full coverage of hat. coming up the toys of tomorrow unveiled today. our toy insider mom is here with fun for all ages. >> she's got good stuff i have to say. also ahd, the hollywooda" listers playing superman and
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commissioner roger goodell because of his earnings. the league's newly released tax documents say goodell was paid over $34 million in 2014. more than $26 million of that was a bonus that was negotiated the previous year, 2014 was difficult year for the nfl as it dealt with a serie of high profile misconduct cases. those obviously didn't affect the commissioner's pay. it's a big corporatn. that's what they making. > okay and turning now to another stunning headline from the world of sports, one of professional wrestling's bigge stars concussions. >> now daniel brian and his wife are going public with a story they say needs to be public. abc's kayna whitworth has that story. >> reporter: former wrestling superstar daniel brian and his wife bre bell they're are speaking out after brian announced his retirement on stage last week. after a string of concussions. some of those concussions even leading to seizures.
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at first not even telling bre, a wwe total diva and pro wrestler herself. >> i was with him with one of his seizures after a concussion, and i mean, it scared me so bad, i lost it. >> i just implored her, please don't say anything to anybody. if i tell them if i have a concussion, they're not going to let me do what i do anymore. >> a lot of people think that pro wreststling is fake. is what you're doing in the rick real? >> it's not real and it's not fake. when you get slammed, you really get slammed. i'm helping him slam me. >> reporter: but you're getting injured? >> yes. >> reporter: last year brian was sidelined after having surgery on his neck. the wwe taking hi off the roster. >> our referees are taught t look for signs our talent themselves are made aware of signs in themselves and in each other. >> reporter: as for brian and bella's future, they're hoping to start a family. for wwe fans that, might mean
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and soon. >> feeling and seeing everything he went through with his retirement, i just feel that it's time fore to hang up the boots. it's going to be hard on me, as very ose. >> reporter: kayna whitworth, abc news, los angelesing. > we should note that the wwe tells abc news that lawsuit has no merit and they will contest it and fight it vigorously. >> youan just see when you watch the wrestling that it's intense and they do get a pounding. > absolutely. so we'll see how that all plays out. coming up, there are only 311 shopping days until christmas. i know you're countingng. >> w know the largest annual toy fair in the western hemisphere just wrapped up yestday. toy insider mom will be along with this year's hottest offerings. there's one thing you can never have sex without. it's not something you buy. or something you take. in fact there's only one way to get it.
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all i want to do is have some fun i got a feeling i'm not the only one >> the 813th north american international toy fairs kicked off over valentinine's day weekend giving u us a sneak peek of this year's hot christmas gifts. toy insider mom laury schacht, good morning. >> if you take seven football fields filill them with hundreds of thousands of toys and drop them into the va javs center
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th's a lot of toys. i have sneak peeks of favorites. those are all prototypes. cool tech for little ones. this is a drum sorter by kd group. now we've added some technology. we have noise. we have. >> select a game. >> put your shape in. and listen. the lion. >> so we have shapes, weise have colors. we have animals and music. we also have different modes of play. so you can just put it in. fleas quiz mode. now we're in music. go ahead and hit the drums. >> oh, that's great. >> so it's really a lot of fun. so this is f from v tech. it's our touch and learn activity desk. it is a desk. i've taken the legs off on the table and it comes with a great little stool. >> how cute. >> whatever you touch, have you all kinds of different modes of play. it's not just that. look what happens. i open this up.
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now we have a place to hang art. it's an art art studio and tons of storage. >> kids are going to love that one. >> so from the lion king which we all know, there's a new series on disney junior called "the lion guard." kion is the main characr. he loves to leap and roar. >> well, so this is the leaping kion. he roars. he will also respond to all kinds of different gestures and of course, he's going to roar and to leave. >> okay. >> so now i want to introduce you to real cooke. this is for our aspiring little chefs. we have this set. we have cupcake sets, cake sets, ca pop sets and it comes with everything little kids need with tools that are just the right size. so we have bowls that have suction cups on the bottom. we have an egg cracker. it also comes with mixes. the o only thing you need to add
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i want you to go ahead and start pipe. we'd have these great cupcakes and kids get all of this stuff. they get t frosting, decorations, the mix. so you get to make all of this. it is so much fun. >> it is a lot of fun. the kids could do it better than me. >> that's okay. we'll t them afterwards. look at these beautiful f finished products. >> they are beautiful. >> it's perfect for them. >> t this on. they love to cooke. they feel so grown-up. >> it really is. and they're delicious. it's all natural. so lion nel is known for trains. train enthusiasts have beeeen following them over 100 years. there's a brand flu system. it's called megatrack. you can build t ts any way you want. you can twist the track. we have this cool way of attaching your vehicles to the track. it just snaps on so now, we have our train. >> wow. >> soo wherever we put this, it clamps on. you can put thiss anywhere you want. it's awesome.
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it'seally, really cool. kids are going to love it. now i want to talk to you about "star trek." everyone knows the "uss enterprise" but it has never flown before till now. this is our air whos "uss enterprise" which goes where no ship has ever gone before. >> whoa. that's incredible. >> isn't that gorgeous? >> look at it hobering. >> this is the first one that flew. >> like your own minidrone but inside your house. that's rackable. >> it is. let's see if i can land this protototype whout crashing it. >> there you go! >> we, that' remarkable. i love these ideas. laury, you always have the best. i can't believe we have to wait till christmas. >> you do, but it's worth the wait. >> laury shekt. for more details on these toys check out our facebook page wnnfans.com. you're watching "world news now." okay, i want to try this one. >> move this up.
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there. so ben affleck and henry kavlg are about to face off in one of the year's busiest movies. >> batman versus superman. is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. the two stars opened up about their intense training to abc's jesse palmer. >> reporter: it's a match-up of epic proportions. >> son of krypton versus bat of gotham. >> henry cattle, suiting up as superman for the second time facing off against a brand flud
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batman versus surman dawn of justice pitting the crusader against the man of steel or suits as cavill likes to call them.. while mankind grapples with the hero it really needs. >> he has the power to wipe out the entire human race. >> why the bad blood? >> well, i mean, when supers turns up, when he shows himself, he makes a bit of a mess. i would say bruce is probably one of the few people who thinks i could probably find a way of stopping this guy if need be. and so i think it's out of just being careful. >> reporter: but superheroes aren't built in a day. the leading men training for a year before stepping into their suits. >> yeah, i saw the fir movie he was in, it was kind of like wowow. i don't know if i'm going to be in that quite good a shape. he definitely set a high bar but he has to be in that high bar because he's an alien. i figured i had a lower bar to reach. i'm just a man.
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>> putting on about 20 pounds of muscle which was really hard to do. certainly at my advanced age. >> reporter: jokes aside, affleck admits there is some pressure to live u upo fans' expectations. >> i really care about it and i wanted to do well. i feel like i got to work with realally talented people. and it was -- i'm really proud of what we were able to do. >> reporter: jesse palmer, abc news, new york. >> going to go see it. >> i'm going to go see it. jack? let me know. know how it goes. >> it opens mar 25th. >> the's another character. >> oh, when am i going to get my paychecking for this one? >> i love that we have the theme music. do you remember that theme sic?
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>> when do i get my check. this morning on "world news now," extreme weather on both coasts. >> the tornadoes thahat slammed the south and the snow and ice storm that causeddundreds of accidents in the northeast. now there's a new threat today. details from accuweather. >> emotionalconcert. the american band on stage during a deadly terror attack in paris returns to the scene. the w nerves as they performed last night. papal excitement. crowds await the pope's arrival in a city just south of the border as new details emerge about a scare on his jet. and later, top dog. the intense competition last night at the w westminst dog show. the finalists and today's most celebrated canine in the country. it is wednesday, february 17th. >> announcer: frim abc news, this is "world news now." >> good wednesday morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm reena ninan.
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>> the westminster show always fun. >> yes, it's been going on for 140 years. and as i read, next year will be the 141st. >> hmm. >> i'm glad that you do math. >> yes, exactly. >> have you heard of the wes hamster show. >> no, that's a fun one, as well. >> we're going to talk about that one later. first to the severe storms. wild weather actually. a storm set to slam the west coast tay and in the east, of course, the latest storm has moved on, but there's a new problem overnight. black ice. invisible slippery spots covered by water. >> that's what caused a bus crash in new jersey yesterday. luckily there were only minor injuries. our coverage of the ereme weather begins with abc's gio benitez. >> in philadelphia, winds over 50 miles an hour knocking over this tractor-trailer on the walt whitman bridge. the threat extending all the way south. a violent tornado captured on
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wamp as this driver approaches a massive twister. the street anobstacle course. security cameras catching the storm move inin. planters and debri becoming projectiles endestroying that security gate. 25 tornados in 24hours. near pensacola, a rescue. an elderly woman pulled from under the rubble after a tornado hit her home. the rescuers forming a human chain to get her out. >> hallelujah. >> just north of scranton, pennsylvania, a massive pile-up. eight tractor-trailers slamming into each other on black ice and crushing small cars. incredibly, only minor injuries. >> i'm shaken up. but from what i seen, it's a miracle. >> reporter: in further n north in rochester, new york, nearly 18 inches of snow making for a harrowing commute. in the air more than 2500 flights canceled and counting.
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thehilly airport. including a high school band from michigan. but the real concn is flooding because when those temperatures drop, we're going to have some icy roadsds and, of course, that is what causes all of those accidents. gio benitez, abc news, new york. whi it feels wintry on the east coast, it's the opposite on the west coast. >> tre's a february heat wave in the los angeles with 90 degrees temperatures across the region. beaches have ever been busy but it will be a much different story for much of the west today. hehere's acweather's paul williams. morning, paul. >> good morning to you too, kendis, reena. we have a mixed bag of precipitation that's going to cause significant complications along i-5 as well as i-0. heavy rain is going to power its way to northern portions of california and transition into rain andndsnow. and that's going to reach up into a good portion of oregon, northern and central portions of nevada and then scattered snow showers reaching a little bit further to the south and we're
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in the upper elevations between 6 and 12 inches there. >> thanks to paul. a major highway is closed this monk for at least another day in western colorado. it's a big deal. a rock slide in a deep and narrow canyon cut off interstate 70. get th. it's forcing a detour of almost 150 miles. the tractor-trailer rig was damaged in the slide but there were no injuries. plans are to reopen one lane tomorrow afternoo ivers should expect some long delays. no injuries just inconvenience following an earthquake in california's sierra nevada. the 4.8 quake knocked items off store shelves in the big pine area. one resident said it felt as if a car hit his house. there were several aftershock prfz funeral arrange 69s set for antonin scalia. on friday, justice slia will lie in repose at the supreme court. a private funeral mass will be
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prominent roman catholic church in washington. president obama plans to pick a replacement and says there's no excuse for republicans no the to vote on his nominee. >> in the race for the white house, donald trump enjoying a lead in the latest south carolina poll. trump continues to face heaeavy criticism from rivals and now president obama is chiming in saying that being president is a serious job. not hosting a talk sho or a reality show. but he predicted that in the end, voters will reject trump. >> i continue to believe mr. trump will not be president. and the reason is because i have a lot of faith in the american people. >> this man has done such a bad job. u set us back so far and for him to say that actuaually is a great compliment. >> well, the president chided the other republican candidates expressing concern over their views on muslims, immigration and climate change. for the democrats, it's a tight race in nevada ahead of saturday's vote but hillary clinton is way ahead of bernie
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holding an 1-point lead. he had both spent the day focusing on the crucial black vote. sanders addressing african-americans in south carolina and atlanta. and clinton making her pitch in new york. with more, here's abc's cecilia vega. >> reporter: hillary clinton implying racism is behind the threat to block presidenent obama's supreme court nomination. >> some are e even sayg he doesn't have the right to nominate anyone. as if somehow he's not the real president. you know, that's in keeping what we've hearall along, isn't it? many republicans talk in coded racial language about takers and losers. they demonize president obama and encourage the ugliest impulses of the paranoid fringe. this kind of hatred and bigotry has no place in our politics or our country. >> repter: clinton and bernie sanders with their eye on the
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african-american vote. >> you can't just show up at election time and say the right things and think that's enough. >> reporter: but her speech nearly derailed by a coughing fit that went on more than four minutes. >> too much to say. >> reporter: sand areas an attending a prayer breakfast i south carolina. >> if we didn't dream, does anybody here think that we'd have an african-american as president of the united states today? but before south carolina, the primary thisaturday in nev. clinton has has field offices on the ground there longer. she's gotten more volunteers than bernie sanders but her campaign is at thing me they are bracing for a very tight race and say it all comes down to turnout. cecilia vega, abc news, new york. apple has been ordered to help the fbi hack into the phone left by one of the san bernardino shooters. prosecutors say they've been unable to be access sayid
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don't know its pass code. a federal judge says apple must supply highly specialized software to getround a self-destruct feature. 14 people died in the isis inspired terror attack. > an emotional return last night in the paris. the american band eagles of death metal finished its concert cut short by the terror attack in november. abc's alex marquardt was there. >> reporter: it was an emotional return to paris for eagleof death metal. three months after some 90 people were killed at their show at the batlan theater, the band played to a sold out house outside the f famous olympia concert hall, there werere rows of tight security and streets blocked off. someme didtay away. the wounds and the nerves still raw. but there were free tickets for survivors of the attack as well as therapists at the ready in case of panic. but it was a different venue this time. and no direct references were
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though the significance was lost on no one. >> let's take a moment to remember. >> reporter: for the eagles o death metal and man here,t was a moment to remember and try to move on. like for maureen berger who gave her november concert tickett to a friend who was killed. >> and i wish she w here and i wish he was here instead of me but i felt so happy to be in the room surrounded by people. >> reporter: the band said they wanted to come b back to parisiso finish their concert. they did that and more, clearly a moment of closure for them and for so many here. alex marquardt, abc news, paris. >> mechanics at united airlines have rejected a contract offer and authorized a strike. among the disagreements is a two ti pay scale which gives new workers less vacation and sick leave. there are seveveral leg hurdles
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united ceo's is recovering from a heart transplant and is not closy involved in the talks. >> this is horrible news. current events seem to be having an impact on the export of russian vodka. those exports were down 40% last year and now at their lowest level in a decacade. the overall drease in sales across the west is most dramatic in ukraine where relations with russia are at an all-time low. analysts say russian actions on the international stage have turned consumers off of its products. >> there's a lot of other good vodkas out there on the market. >> other than russian. >> titos down in texas. i'm obsessed. >> the russians make such great vodka. we hope things normalize so they can export good vodka. >> what about bacardi. >> that's rum. >> you can always switch to rum. >> in the meantime, drink wine. on the night the oscars, we
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be heading home with hefty bags. >> the ladies will be getting something extra. a second gift bag worth about $22,000 each. among the gifts in there, a trip to a caribbean island. some saving cards and makeup and earrings. >> the celebrity gifting company that puts the extra bag together is also auctioning off one of them. the proceeds will go to a women's cancercharity. of course, the oscars wilill be february 28th right here on abc. >> i should point out quickly that one of th interesting items $275 toilet papers. >> is that like extra fluffy? >> yeah, it's cloud-like tissue is what it's described as. >> going to have to try some of that. >> for that much, there should be somebody there to take care of it for you. coming up "the mix," raising the bar of doughnut creativity. we'll show you the insane creations. >> also ahead, the pandemoum at the westminster dog show in
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the streets of juarez have ever been packed with police and mexican soldiers ahead of the papal visit. pope francis is going to use a specially built ramp to walk up as close as possible to the text border and offer a blessing to all those gathered on the texasas side. a big moment for both sides. we're learning flu details about a new air scare by the pope's airplane pilots. >> newly released recordings from the airport show the plaep was struck by a ground based laser. >> reporter: the vatican flew from the jet carrying the pope after it landed in mexico. no sign of what happened just moments earlier. a warning to the pope's plane. >> yeah, for your information, about 50 miles, we have a laser beam pointing to us. a green laser beam. >> i hadad the same something.
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a-330 was following other aircraft right over downtown mexico city when a voice on the atc recording identifies himself ashe pope's pilot ss he was hit, too. >> we have a laser shining at us from our left about -- >>. >> reporter: the worry, these laser strikes can temporarily blind or disable a lot. in this case, the landing was without incident. david kerley, abc news, washington. >> scary stuff. the british pilot's association wants these lasers to be considered an offensive weapon. pushing for ththat. >> trying to ban sales of them. coming up in our next half hour, a backlash over what's being called corporate greed. >> who is boycotting carrier air conditioning after the company's decision to ship 1400 jobs to mexico. the warning donald trump is fifiring off to the company. >> but first, the top dog this year. what we're finding out about the best in show at last night's westminster kennel club competition.
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now." >> it wasn't really a hound dog but this morning america is waking up with a brarand-new t dog. >> that is one of my favorite elvis presley's song. >> that dog's name is cj. last night the german short-haired pointer took home the most prestigious caninine award in the country at the 140th westminster kennel club competition. jesse palmer reports on all the excitement. >> reporter: the contestants may be cute buthe competition is
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>> this is like the super bowl. us. if you get here and you win, world. >> reporter: i'm at the 140th dog show. there are over 3,000 dogs here competing for one thing only, best in show. like any pageant, the competitors' beauty routines are complex. >> this is hair not fur. you would. hour. then it takes five hours to force dry every cord to get it dry. >> reporter: there are plenty of divas on hand. >> this dog can not only look beautiful but he can take down a gazelle. >> reporter: he looks so sweet and gent. >> she likes mjd's. that's her favorite. >> reporter: what's the order? >> plain cheese burgers and chicken mcnuggets. >> me too. >> reporter: there are alsoo some newcomers in the crowd. seven in total. including the french bre jay bri card.
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our skins just being here. >> reporter: a and a spanish waterdog into this is wire fox terrier. >> reporter: then there are the tried and true favorites. the wire toxterrier is often top dog and has won best in show 14 times. and this time around, classic german shepherd rumor is a crowd favorite. in the end, only one dog could be best in show. >> best in show dog tonight for 2016 is the german short haired pointer. >> reporter: the german short haired pointer cj. but i can safely say all the contestens are pretty adorable. >> this makes my day. >> reporter: i'm jesse palmar new york. >> great. there's going to be a ticker tape parade for cj. >> not really. but it's fak. >> it's a really big moment. a lot of people love it, especially me. is that a hound dog?
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okay time now for "the mix." what if we changed the elections a little bit and allowed everyone on facebook? if we went by likes on facebook, how would that break downwn? let's look at south carolina. you see the colors there? ben carson is in blue. he would take a majority, pretty much all of the state. the orange you see there is trump and those little hinter areas. >> all those counties. >> all those counties based on facebook likes. lks in southarolina seem to like ben carson and with a little splintering of trump. let's head over to nevada. nevada is going to be a really big state. people focusing on that. >> i love how interactive. >> you push it down there. and again, the orange is donald trump. and the blue is ben carson. and that little bit of purple is actually bernie sanders. isn't that interesting? these are again facebook likes.
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i think first of all, ben carson would like for us to change the way we vote based on is. so i think this is a perfect excuse to make a trip to australia. take look at these fantastic doughnuts. this is from a doughnut shop in brisbane, australia called doughnut time. they're celebrating their one year and decided to invite 20 difffferent bars to come up with different con cooks. some of them are absolutely amazing. doughnut with chocolate in the shape of potato chip. have you doughnut with some mores. >> look at that. is that bananas? is that like a boston cream pie australian style. >> i did look it up not to be a buzz kill. >> that looks delicious. >> 2,000 calories apiece. >> it's okay. >> why not. >> we'll split it four ways. 500 apiece. 500 apiece. that's nothing. that's nothing. but do they deliver?
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>> hopefully. we'll try to make it work out. >> i'd love that. apply day's coming up in april. >> there's a man to likes to ride a bike 40 miles a day. see darth vader? this is the pag he took around. this is what an app his gps app creates the doodles. he's gone around. this is a cyclist. >> that takes a lot of work. >> he rides around and got the cool drawings based on an app. steven lund. you can see his doodles on gps.doodles.com. here's best in show. this cutedoggie. that goes a ball. no, wait, wait, i'm just distracted. i'm just going to roll around here and wait for it.
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i'm just distracted. this morning on "world n news now," south carolina battle with hillary clinton and donald trump leading in the polls, which candidates are promising political surprises before the primaries? the latest bombshells from the campaign. courtroom drama. the notorious suspected serial killer now on trial in california. the investigation going back decades leading up to the case. and new this half hour, the scary scene at a famous ski resort. >> the 11-year-old boy dangling from a chair lift. what led up to this heart stopping scene and what happened next. >> and later ronda rousey's personal battle. ththe champi fighter shares something very private and emotional on national tv. the tearful moments in "the skinny" on this wewednesday, february 17th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." hi, everyone. good morning on this wednesday. i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm reena ninan.
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on the campaign trail. candidates scrambling for support before voters in two states ahead of the polls. >> first up, hillary clinton is holding a commanding lead over bernie sanders in south carolina, but the race is much closer in nevada and donald trump is at the top of the republican field. take a look at the latest numbers. ted cruz a distant second followed by marco rubio and jeb bush. abc's lana zaks covering the candidates on both sides. >> we have come a long way here in south carolina. i think we're going to surprise people here. >> reporter: for republicans and democrats, it was back to their bases on the campaign trail. >> you can't just show up at election time and say the right things and think that's enough. >> reporter: democrats bernie sanders and hillary clinton battling over the african-amamerican ve. while the republicans were focused on the second amendment and the military. >> as president, you know, you
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every word is listened to, but if you don't have a military to back it up, it's dangerous. >> r reporter:ush tweeting this photo of a gun with his name printed on it along with one word, america. the gop candidates also lobbing rhetorical grenades at one another. marco rubio taking on ted cruz. >> ted vote ford rand paul's budget which reduced defense spending. i'm not going to do that when i'm president. >> reporter: ted cruz taking on donald trump. >> when radical islamic terrorists waged jihad on the united states of america, the answer is not to tweet insults at them. >> reporter: donald trump taking on everyone, including president obama who said this earlier. >> i continue to believe mr. trump will not be president. and the reason is because i have a lot of faith in the american people. >> this man has done such a bad job. he has set us back so far, and for him to say that aually is a great compliment, if you want to know the truth. >> reporter: the biggest bombshell on the campaign trail
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he fanned the fire of me conspiracy theorists by suggesting that the death of supreme court justice antonin scalia may h have beenaused by foul play. >> lana, thank you. >> speaking of supreme court justice antonin scalia, he will be laid to rest on saturday as the polititical bickering intensifies up over his replacement. the seat scalia occupied for 30 years now draped in black. scalia will lie in repose at the supreme court friday and a private funeral mass w will be held the next morning. senate republicans still want the next president to nominate a rereplacemen but president obama isn't backindown. >> i intend to nominate somebody to present them to the american people, to present them to the senate. i expect them to hold hearings. i expect there to be a vote. >> reporter: when he was asked if he was leaning toward leaning toward a moderate to replace scalia, the president bluntly said no. but he promised it will be somebody who is well qualified. new signs of the growing
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korea and a show of force. four american f-22s stealth fighters have flown over south korea. north korea is expected to view the arrival of the planes as a direct threat. tensions between the two countries boiled over after the north fired a long-range rocket earlier this month. and we're learning this morning that the obama administration had a fal back -- fall back plan if the iran nuclear talks fell through. according to "the new york times," the u.u.s. had a elaborate cyberattack planned. nitro zeus as it was called would have disabled iran's air defenses. communications, eveven the per grid and it would have given president obama alternatives to war if the talks had not been successful. >> a coast guard hearing into the sinking of the el faro cargo ship resumes this morning in florida. the ship went down last october with 33 people on board. during yesterday's testimony it was revealed that the captain had e-mailed superiors aing whether he should change routes because of the storm. the hearing is expected to last
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>> now under way in los angeles, the trial of a notorious murder suspect known as the grim sleeper. lonie franklin junior is accused of killing ten women. here's abc's matt gutman. >> reporter: in court today, the prosecution claimed the bespectacled lonnie franklin was something other than an affable l.a. auto mechanic. >> evidence in this case will tell a story. a story of a serial killer who stalked the streets of south los angeles. >> reporter: hs accused of violating then murdering ten women since 1985. he is now allegedly linked to six more deaths. he has pleaded not guilty. between 1988 and 2002, the alleged serial murderer went dormant, earning the moniker "the grim sleeper." monique alexander was only 18 when her father last saw her walk to the store. >> why couldn't she come home? who kept her from coming home? >> reporter: what finally led police to franklin's suburn door was dna, but not his own. his dna was not in databases, but his son's was.
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franklin until they got a sample. >> slice of pizza, i think a fork, there was a napkin. >> reporter: when they raided his home in 2010, they found pictures of hundreds of other women. cold case investigatats say at among the women he photographed were several others he's suspected of killing. now police have managed to identify some of those women but not all of them. if convicted, franklin faces the death penalty. matt gutman, abc news, los angeles. it appears the sexual assault case against bill cosby is going to proceed. a suburban philadelphia judge has denied the comedian's appeal of the judge's refusal to dismiss the case. cosby's lawyers insist he had a attorney that he would never be charged. cosby could get ten years in a new recommendation this morning in the effort to detect autism early. a leading u.s. advisory panel
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ne tocreen all children between 1 and 30 months old. the group of experts say more research is needed to assess the benefits and harms of universal screening. but parents are advised to keep an eye out for the early signs of autism. and despite all the attention the tap water in flint, michigan still isn't safe. recent tests show lead levels in hundreds of homes are twice as high as hazardous waste and investigigators wn that may be too high for filters to handle. flint residents have ever been country for their unsafe water. for some folks in florida life will never be the same when the florida lottery introduces another winner of last month's massive powerball jackpot. the jackpot gret to just under $1.6 billion for the january 13th drawing. today we're going to learn the winners. whoever it is, stands to claim more than $528 million. in the meantime, john and
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of the jackpot. their check said nearly $529 llion. but they took the lump sum which came into $328 million. john robinson tells us their lives have been n chaotic nce going public. he says they've received lots of letters asking for money. robinson says he's looking forward to do some traveling, buying a farm and a horse for his daughter. >> iwas really moving when they ce forward because they said they're going to live in their same house. i lieve they said their daughter had a lot of student loans that they wanted to help pay off and seemed very down to earth. >> i think the loans will be just fine. >> there's a new best in dog at the nation's most prestigious dog show, cj beat out more than 2700 other dogs to claim the title. this by the way is the 18th time in his career he's won a top show prize. >> winning runs in his family,
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prevus german short-haired pointers to win at the stminster kennel club and cj will be on "good morning america" this morning a also have the traditional winner's lunch at sardi's right here in new york. >>aybe he could go to disneyland. >> i didn't know that's on the -- i'm curious to know at "good morning america" if they have doggie treats. what do you have in the glean room when the big dog comes? >> and who picks up his poop over there, as well. >> didn't think of that one. interview interrupted, ununforgettae moments. involving ryan reynolds and hugh jackman. >> also ahead, oprah winfrey's diet plans and her secret weapons. it is not weight watchers. and it does not involve exercise or food. can't wait for this one. the latest uproar involving the carrier air conditioner plant leaving indiana for mexico. the lost jobs and the political outrage after today's forecast map. we should tell you that jack's "bachelor" update has now
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i'd be so terrified. >> this is why i don't skiing, kendis. >> that's the reason? >> it was this and one of the kennedys who had an unfortunate accident on the slopes and then there was sonny. remember sonny? >> wow, you're such a downer about . well, thank you for that uplifting note ts morning. opening arguments begin today in a trial related to the huge gulf oil spill nearly six years ago. a former rig supervisor faces a pollution charge for the millions of gallons of oil that poured into the gulf of mexico. prosecutors say that he and another supervisor missed signs of troub before the well blowout. charges for the 11 workers who died were withdrawn. > now t another operation in the crosshairs over a theme resonating across the campaign trail. >> carrier is facing a growing list of companies and individuals boycotting the 102-year-old company over its decision to move 1400 jobs to mexico. abc's clayton sandell with the
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>> reporter: it is the moment huhundreds of diana factory workers learn they're losing their jobs. >> it became clear that the best way to stay competive and to protect the business for long-term is to move production from our facility in indianapolis to monterey, mexico. >> reporter: recorded and posted on facebook by an employee of heating and air conditioning company carrier being told they're just too expensive. our peop make a little bit better than $20 an hour on average. the wages they're going to pay in mexico is $3 an hour. >> reporter: 1400 carrier positions are about to join a two-decade manufacturing exodus that's seen 1 million jobs move south of the border. >> i want to be clear. this is strictly a business decision. >> reporter: that decision is now drawing fire from the campaign trail. >> we're going to tax you when thosair-conditioners come so stay where you are or build in the united states.
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benefits, severance e packages even money for college trying to soften the blow. >> i'm just trying to support my family. you know, i'm just trying to survive. >> reporter: for workers who starting next year will be phased out. clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> sad story f for so ma of these people. when we come back, why ronda rorousey bro down in tears on tv. >> and why vanessa hudgens is now under criminal investigation. "the skinny" is next. hudgens is now under criminal investigation. "the skinny" is next. as an american, it's hard to hear that we have a serious hunger issue in our country. and as a parent, it's even harder to hear that one in 5 of our kids struggles with hunger, especially when billions of pounds of good food are wasted every year. feedg amica is a nationwide network of food banks that helps provide billions of meals to families in need right in your community. visit feedingamerica.org to support feeding america and your local food bank.
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>> rousy continues to recover fr her injuries and is expected to return to the octagon in november. and she tells ellen that i wt to fight holly. i want to beat her and make everything right again. >> you don't think about how serious these athletes take their sport and suicide, that's very serious. >> i've got to tell you. she posted a photo of her appearance on "ellen" on instagram and i was looking at some of the 3,000 comments. people are hateful. there was a lot of hate against r. >> she was on "ellen." ellen handled that so beautifully. >> they both did. next to a couple actors making headlines. >> ryan reynolds crashed hugh jackman's press junket for eddie the eagle grabbing the interview area's chair and, of course, asking only the most importantnt estions. >> do you ever age? >> not since 2009. >> you're gorgeous. . you're a two-time tony winner. you're an oscar nominated actor. how much of hugh jackman's
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and how much is just advantageous bone struructure? >> thank you. coming from sexiest man alive 2012? >> 2010. >> we all age. >> we're the old. >> who is hotter? >> it's a tie. it's a tie. >> come on. >> no, it's a tie. but i am partial to hugh jackman.n. >> he's your hall pass. the two former sexiest man alive title holders continue to gush over each other, and who wouldn't? in recent weeks, they've engaged in their public feud over their comic book characters "deadpool" r ryan and wolverine for hugh. >> next to a valentine's day love message turning very wrong. > vanessa hudgens and austin butler apparently thought it would be cute and a nice idea to do this. scrawl their names into one of the nation's most treasured rock formations of the national forest in sedona, arizona.
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with millions of followers on soci media. >> the problem the federal officials call this vandalism. no charges have ever been filed yet, but there also an investigation under way. the penalty could be a fine up to $5,000, even six months in jail. folks, don't do it. don't go to the lincoln memorial and carve your name on lincoln's foot. >> or to the statue of liberty. finally hello, it's not me. >> 22-year-old eleanor hellborg of sweden insists she didn't see it at first till people started mistaking her on social media for adele. check it out. the side by side comparison. that's hellborg on the left and adele on the right. >> and with the hair and makeup, look at this, they're virtually indistinguishable from each other. except perhaps for adele's more pronounced eyebrow arch and the subtle cleft in her chin. >> while she may have adopted adele's signature pale lips and dark cat eyes, as far as herer voice, she's no superstar she
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i'm every woman it's all in me i can read your thoughts right now >> that's the chaka khan version or the whitney version? >> i think it's whitney. >> was that whitney or chaka? i think it's whitn. i don't know. anyway, we've seen the commercials, oprah showing off her stunning weight loss dropping 26 pounds on weight watchehers. she says while still enjoying bread. >> i love that. i love that. but now she says meditation was also a big help. here's abc's linsey davis. >> reporter: oprah winfrey wowing us in a red dress on instagram this weekend. her weight loss efforts showing big results. >> i lost 26 pounds and i have eaten bread every single day. >> reporter: oprah joining spiritual guru and author of "super genes" deepak chopra on a
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called shedding the weight, mind, body and spirit, method some claim can help with weight loss. we're also introducing the idea of shedding emotional baggage whichch frequently is the cause of weight gain. >> reporter: according to oprah, this discovery program has helped her gain insight into her struggle with weight loss saying i have learned that weight can affect more than just our physical being. researchers continue to study the link between meditation and weight loss and while there is some evidence that meditation can help people lose weight, it's still too early to make solid conclusions. yet deepak chopra claims there's a connection and it works. >> meditatation decrses the levels of cortisol which is a stress hormone. when you have stress, then you accumulate belly fat. >> reporteter: many tritionists also say losing weight must includserious changes in diet. meditation alone will not take off the weight. it's really important to pay
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that one is eating, the portion and then you can really, really focus on weight loss. >> reporter: still, anyone can meditate, and this the tenth meditation from chopra and winfrey will be sure to add inspiration to those trying to shed the pounds. let's let 2016 be the year of our best bodies. >> reporter: linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> i'm on board, 2016. i love their meditation. a girlfriend of mine -- it's a good one. >> i've been doing it for weeks and i haven't lost a single pound. >> oh, really? even with your buddhist monk outfit on? >> that's a true picture of me meditating. i am still -- it's just to cover
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it, only that. only that good good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> and i'm kendis gibson. here are some of the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." a final farewell. supreme court justice antonin scalia will lie in repose at the high court friday. as the public pays last respects, president obama is vowing to nominate a replacement, setting the stage for a bitter political fight. details ahead. the american band eagles of death metal return to a stage in parilast night to finish a concert t short by a terror attack. the crowd included several hundred survivors of the attack which left 89 people dead. there are major delays driving across western colorado and this is why. after a rock slide shut down interstate 70, it will be more than a week before it's completely reopened. drivers face a four-hour detour. >> a german short haired pointer named cj was named best in show last night at the westminster dog show right here
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it's the 18th time in his show career that 3-year-old cj has won a top prize. those are some of our top stories on this wednesday, february 17th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." popular dog. >> i wasas wonderi how he can be only 3 years old and win 18 times. ey're saying there are other shows around. >> there are other shows he's very popular. >> busy 3-year-old. we're going to start this half hour with t the battlthat could tip the balance of the supreme court. >> the vacate -- kay vant chair supreme court justice antonin scalalia has bn draped in black in his honor and will be laid to rest on saturday.y. abs jonathan karl has more on the political battle ahead. >> reporter: it wi be in the great hall of the supreme court where anton scalia's body will lie in repose friday, a public viewing not far from that chair, now cloaked in black, he used for his 30 years as a justic in cifornia, president obama paid tribute to scalia as a supreme court giant but also
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fight to replace him. >> i intend to nominate somebody to present them to the american people, to present them to the senate. i expect them to hold hearings. i expect there to be a vote. >> reporter: b republicans remain dug in, insisting the next president should name scalia's replacement. the president pointed out there is precedent for the senate confirming a justice during a predent's final year in office. president reagan's nominee, anthony kennedy, was confirmed in februruary 1988 but kennededy's cases an unusual one. the vacancy came the previous year, inuly 1987, when justice lewis powell resigned. reagan first nominated robert bork, who the senate rejected after a long, bitter debate. reagan then nominated the less controversial kennedy in november 1987. the senate confirmed him three months later, 97-0. democrats say with 11 months left in obama's presidency, there's plenty of time to confirm a justice.
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people should assume that he's going to nominate a moderate to replace scalia, somebody who would have support from republicans. the president said that we should make no assumption on who he will nominate except that it will be somebody who is well qualified. jonathan karl, abc news, the white house. after trading insults with his republican rivals donald trump is now sparring with president obama. trump criticized the president after he predicted that voters would not elected him and trump was in rare format a rally in south carolina when he was interrupted by a protesters. supporters who escorted the protester out were invited to the stage to speak. >> if it wasn't for mr. trump right here, i don't think any of us would have the voicthat we have. >> looks like the son of joe the plumber. >> trump is 16 points ahead of ted cruz in the test south carolina poll, followed by marco rubio and jeb bush. >> on the democratic side, hillary clinton has a big lead over bernie sanders in south
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but it's a muchloser race in nevada. clinton spent much of the day making her case to african-american voters. she met with black leaders in new york city and vowed to protect economic opportunities and voting rights of african-americans. sanders in the meantime has also made a similar appeal. he attended a prayer breakfast with african-american ministers in south carolina and met with the dahter of police chokehold victim eric garner. sanders later traveled to atlanta where he spoke to thousands of young voters many from historically black colleges. >> anoth setback for bill cosby. a burban philadelphia judge won't dismiss the sexual assault charges against the comedian saying that he sees no evidence of a deal more than a decade ago to prevent criminal prosecution. >> that means for now, the case can proceed with a preliminary hearing in three weeks. the 78-year-old tv star faces ten years prison if convicted. george gaynes, an actor with a long resume but little name recognition has died.
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gaynes played the bewilders commander in all seven olice academy" movies and he was punkk can i but sister's adopted father on that '80s sit-com. he made hundreds of appearances on tv and he was cast in some 35 movies in addition to work on stage. he was a busy man. gaynes passed away monday. he was 98 years old. >> didn't you watch this after school, "punky brewster"? every time i turn around, doo, doo, doo you never saw that show? "punky brewster." >> i am scared. >> it was a classic. it's a classic, "punky brewster." >> unlike your singing, that is not a classic. >> i know. i'm going to spare america, i've been told. today, a much anticipated moment in the pope's visit to mexico. i bet he would like my singing as he visits the u.s. border and he takes for the first time a trip. he publicly showeded signs o irritation here. imagine that. there were some overeager fans nearly toppled him. the pop looked so annoyed he
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selfish." >> okay. and we are learning some new detatails abouan apparent laser strike on the pope's plane as it came in for a landing in mexico city last week. a newly released audio g ground control can be heard warning the pilots about the strike. the worry, of course, is that the pilots can be blinded by the bright light. but the pope's plane landed without incident. nearly every major u.s. airline e plans topply for flights to cuba now that the two countries have signed an agreement restoring commercial travel. it allows 110 daily flights. although travellers will have to have a reason other than tourism. for more, here's abc's serena marshall. >> reporter: flying to cuba just 90 miles south of the florida keys could be an easy flight again. the u.s. and cuba for the first time in 50 years signing the deal to low commercial flights between the two countries. >> it represents a critically important milestone in the united states' continued efforts to engage with cuba and normalize our relations.
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flights. travelers can visit the once forbidden island just like any other international destination. daily flights from the u.s. could take off as early as this fall. but it's not just travel that's getting easier. >> we are committed to be able to trade with the two countries on a win-win situation. >> reporter: it's getting easier to do business. the treasury department allowing a u.s. owned tractor company to open a factory in cuba, the first since the revolution. but for the company's co-owner, it's personal. >> i was born and raised there. >> reporter: the cub minister will meet with u.s. secretary of commerce later this morning for a second round of talks discussing even more opportunities. the destination once closed for business opening a little more every day. serena marshall, abc news, washington. thank you so much, serena. i would love to go to cuba. >> it's such a beautiful country. i've been once. i can imagine a lot of people will be getting on planes down there in the fall and winter.
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show at the dog show at the westminster dog show earlier in our headlines. here's a show distinctly differensort. >> yeah, as opposed to the 140th westminster show, this is the west hamster sho it's not as prestigious but it's a lot more fun, wouldn't you agree? >> it is f. hamisters are given the chance to show off agility and coordination. some have more than others obviously. the hamster show was put together by our friends over at mashable. >> this is clever, come on. very creative. what are the odds of a second annual we hamster show? >>retty low. >> jesse palmer will have full coverage of that. coming up, the toys of tomorrow unveieiled toda our toy insider mois here with fun for all ages. >> she's got some good stuff i have to say. also ahead, the hollywood "a" listers playing superman and baan. their inside look at a superhero adveure.
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the league's newly released tax documents say goodell was paid over $34 million in 2014. more than $26 million of that was a bonus that was negotiated the previous year, 2014 was a difficult year for the nfl as it dealt with a series of high profile misconduct c cases. those obviously didn't affect the commissioner's pay. it's a big corporation. that's what they make. > okay. and turning now to another stunning headline from the world of sports, one of professional wrestling's biggest stars suddenly calling it quits over concussions. >> now daniel bryan and his wife are going public with a story that they say needs to be public. abc's kayna whitworth has that story. >> reporter: former wrestling superstar dael bryan and his wife brie bella are speaking out after bryan announced his retirement on stage last week. after a string of concussions. some of those concussions even leading to seizures. something bryan tried to keep
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at first, not even telling brie, a wwe total diva and pro wrestler herself. >> i was with him with one of his seizures after a concussion, and i mean, it scared me so bad, i just -- i lost it. >> i just implored her, please n't say anything to anybody. if i tell them if i have a concussion, they're not going to let me do what i do anymore. >> i think a lot of peoe think that pro wrestling is fake. is what you're doing in the rink real? >> is not real and it's not fake. when you get slammed, you really get slammed. i'm helping him slam me. >> reporter: but you're getting injured? >> yes. >> reporter: last year bryan was sidelined after having surgery on his neck. the wwe taking him off the roster. >> our referees are taught to o look for signs. our talent themselves are, you know, made aware of signs in thselves and in each other. >> reporter: as for bryan and bella's future, they're hoping to start a family. for wwe fans, that mightht mean
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>> feeling and seeing everything he went through with his retirement, i just feel that it's time for me to hang up the boots. it's going to be hard on me, as well but that day is definitely very close. >> reporter: kayna whitworth, abc news, los angeles. > we should note that the wwe tells abc news that lawsuit has no merit and they will contest it and fight it vigorously. >> you can just see when you watch the wrestling that it's really intense and they do get a pounding. >> they do, absolutely. so we' see how that all plays out. coming up, there are only 311 shopping days until christmas. i know you're counting. >> we know the largest annual toy fair in ththe wester hemisphere just wrapped up yesterda toy insider mom will be along with this year's hottest offerings. insider mom will be along with this year's hottest offerings. there's one thing you can never have sex without. it's not something you buy. or something you take. in fact there's only one way to get it.
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all i want to do is have some fun i got a feeling i'm not the only one the 113th north american international toy fair kicked off overalentine's day weekend giving us a sneak peek of this year's hot christmas gifts. i can't believe we're talking about christmas already. toy insider mom laurie schacht, good morning. >> if you take seven football fields fill them with hundreds of thousands of toys and drop them into the javits center in new york city, that's what it's all about. >> that's a lot of toys.
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i have sneak peeks of favorites. those are all prototypes. you're not going to see them till the holidays. cool tech for little ones. is is a drum sorter by kd group. now we've added some technology. we have noise. we have -- >> select a game. >> put your shape in. and listen. the lion. >> so we have spes, we have colors. we have animals and music. we also have different modes of play. so you can just put it in. there's quiz mode. now we're in music. go ahead and hit the drums. >> oh, that's great. >> so it's really a lot of funun. so this is from v tech. it's our touch and learn activity desk. it is a desk. i' taken the legs off on the table and it comes with a great little stool. >> how cute. >> so whatever you touch, you have all kinds of different modes of play. it's not just that. look whahat happen i open this up.
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now we have a place to hang art. it's an art studio and tons and tons of storage. >> kids are going to love that one. >> so from the lion king which we all know, there's a new series on disney junior called "the lion guard." kions the main character. he loves to leap and roaoar. >> well, so o this is e leaping kion. he roars. when he' finished, he will also respond to alll kinds of different gestures and of course, he's going to roar and to leave. >> oy. >> so now i want to introduce you to re-cooking. this is for our aspiring little chefs. we have this set. we have cupcake sets, cake sets, cake pop sets and it comes with everything lite kids need with tools that are just the right size. so we have bowls that have suction cups on the bottom. we have an egg cracker. it also comes th mixes. the only thing you need to add is the milk, butter and the oil.
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i'm just going to come around here because we have these great cupcakes. and kids get all of this stuff. they get the frostining, decorations, the mix. so you get to make all of this. it is so much fun. >> it is a lot of fun. the kids could do it better than me. >> that's okay. we'll eat them afterwards. look at these beautiful finished products. >> they are beautiful. >> it's perfect for them. . >>hrow this on. they love to cooke cook. they feel so grown-up. >> it rely is. and they're delicious. it's all natural. >> so lionel is known for trains. train enthusiasts have been following them over 100 years. there's a brand new system. it's called megatrack. you can build this any way you want. you can twist the track. we have this cool way of attaching your vehicles to the track. it just snaps on. so now, we have our train. >> wow. >> so wherever we put this, it clamps on. you can actually put this anywhere you want.
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we could have held this up and done it. it's really, really cool. kids are going to love it. now i want to talk to you about "star trek." everyone knows the "uss enterise" but it has never flown before till now. this is our air hogs "uss enterprise" which goes where no ship has ever gone before. >> whoa. that's incredible. >> isn't that gorgeous? >> look at it hovering. >> this is the first one that flew. >> like your own minidrone but inside your house. that's remarkable. >> it is. let's see if i can land this prototype without crashing it. >> wow, there you go! ll, that's really remarkable. i love these ideas. laurie, you always have the best. i can't believeve we havto wait till christmas. >> you do, but it's worth the wait. >> toy insider mom err laurie schacht. for more details on these toys check out our facebook page wnnfans.com. you're watching "world news now." okay, i want to try this one.
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kanye's titlis getting up there. so ben affleck and henry cavill are about to face off in one of the year's busiest movies. >> batman versus superman. dawn of justice sure to be a crowd-pleaser. the two stars opened up about their intense training to abc's jesse palmer. >> reporter: it's a match-up of epic proportions. >> son of krypton versus bat of gotham. >> henry cavill, suiting up as superman for the second time facingng off agast a brand new
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"batman versus superman: dawn of justice" pitting the caped crusader against the man of steel or suits as cavill likes to call him while mankind grapples with the hero it really needs. >> he has the power to wipe out the entire human race. >> why thehe bad blo? >> well, i mean, when suits turns up, when he shows himself, he makes a bit of a mess. i would say bruce is probably one of the few people who thinks i uld probably find a waway of stopping this guy if need be. and so i think it's out of just being careful. >> reporter: butuperheroes aren't built in a day. the leading men training for a year before stepping into their suits. >> yeah, i saw the first movie he was in, it was kind of like wow. i don't know if i'm going to be in that quite good a shape. he definitely set a high bar but he also has to be in that high bar because he's an alien. i figud i had a lower bar to reach. i'm just a man. you know, after all, but -- >> putting on about 20 pounds of
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do. certainly at my advanced age. >> reporter: jokes aside, affleck admits there is some presre to live up to fans' expectations. >> i really care about it and i wanted to do well. i fefeel le got to work with reallyalented people. and it was -- i'm really proud of what we were able to do. >> reporter: jesse palmer, a abc news, new york. >> going to go see it? >> i'm going to go see it. jack? >> let me know how it goes. >> it opens over the weekend, march 25th. >> there's another character. >> oh, when am i going to get my paycheck for this one? >> i love that we have the theme music. do you remember that theme music? wonder woman >> when do i get my check?me
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>> when do i get my check. this morning on "world news now" -- extreme weather. >> the tornado that slammed the south and the snow and ice storm that caused hundreds of accidents in the northeast. now there's a new threat today. details from accuweather. emotional concert. the american band on stage during a deadly terror attack in paris returns to the scene. the raw nerves as they performed last night. papal excitement. crowds await the pope's arrival in a city just south of the border as new details emerge about a scare on his death. and later, top dog. the intense competition last night at the westminster dog show. the finalist and today's most celebrated canine in the country. it is wednesday, february 17th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good wednesday morning.
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i'm reena ninan. >> the westminster was fun to watch. years. as i read, next year will be the 141st. >> i'm glad you do math. >> yes, exactly. >> have you heard the west hamster show? >> no. that's a fun as well well. >> we'll talk about that. storms. the wild weather set to slam the west coast today and in the east the latest storm has moved on, but there's a new problem overnight. black ice. invisible, slippery spots covered by war. >> that's what caused a bus crash inew jersey yesterday. luckily, there were only minor injuries. our coverage of the extreme weather begins with abc's gio benitez benitez. >> reporter: the dangerous commute home in the northeast. in philadelphia, winds over 50 miles an hour, knocking over this tractor/trailer on the walt whitman bridge.
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a tornado captured on camera in pamp notice pompano beach, florida. security cameras catching the storm move in. planters and debris becomg projectiles. he'll destroying that securit gate. in all, 20 reported tornadoes across five states in 24 hours. near pensacola, a miraculous rescue. an elderly woman pulled from under the rubble after a tornado hit her home. the rescuers formi a human chain to get her out. >> hall loo yeah! >> reporter: north of scranton, pennsylvania, a massive pileup. eight tractor/trailers slamming into each other on black ice and crushing small cars. incredibly, only minor injuries. >> i'm all shaken up, but from what i'v've seen, it's a miracle. >> reporter: further north in rochester, new york, whiteout. nearly 18 inches of snow making for a harrowing commute. >> horrible. the way it's coming down, fishtailing all the way down. >> reporter: in the air, more than 2500 flights cancelled and
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more than 200 people strandedt the philly airport, including a high school band from michigan. but the real concern is flooding because when those temperatures drop, we're going to have some y roads and, of course, that is what causes all of those accidents. gio benitez, abc news, new york. >> while it feels wintry on the east coast, it's the opposite on the west coast. >> there's a february heat wave in los angeles with 90-degree temperatures across that region beaches have been busy, but it will be a much different story for much of the west today. here's accuweather's paul williams. good morning. >> good morning to you, kendis, reena. we have a mixed bag of precipitation that will cause significant complications along i-5 as well as i-08. heavy rain will power its way into northern portions of california. and then it's going to transition into rain and snow. and that's going to reach up in a good portion of oregon, northern and central portions of nevada and then scaered snow showers reaching a little further to the south. we're watching out for significant snow developing in
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to 12 inches there. >> our thanks to paul. a major highway is closed this morning for at least another day in weste colorado. it's a big deal. a rock slide inn a deep and narrow canyon has cut off interstate 70. get this. it's forcing a detour of almost 150 miles. a t tractctor/tilerig was damaged in the slidide, but t there were no injuries. plans are to reopen one lane tomorrow afternoon. drivers should expect some long delays. noinjuries, just inkreens followinan earthquake in california's sierra nevada. the 4.8 magnitude quake knocked items off storehelves in the big pine area. one customer said it felt as if a car hit his house. there were several aftershocks. funeral arrangements are set
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he will lie in pose. president obama plans to pick a replacement, he says, there's no excuse for republicans not to vote on his nominee. in the race for the white house, donald trump enjoying a double-digit lead in the latest south carolina poll. trump continues to face heavy criticism from his rivals and now president obama is chiming in, sayi that being suspectpresident is a serious job, not hosting a talk show or reality show. he predicted in the end, voters ll reject trump. >> i continue to believe mr. ump will not be president. and the reason is because i have a lot of faith in the american people. >> this man has done such a bad job, he has set us back so far. and for him to say that actually is a great compliment, if you want to know the truth. >> the president also chided the other republican candidates, expressing concernver their views on muslims, immigration and climate change. > well,or the democrats, it's a tight race in nevada ahead of saturday's vote, but hillary clinton is way ahead of
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carolina,, holding an 18-point lead. they bothh spent t day focusing on the crucial black vote. sanders addressing african-americans in south carolina and atlanta. and clinton making her pitch in new york. with more, ears abc's cecileia vega. >> reporter: hillary clinton implying racism is the threat behind the threat to block president obama's security nomination. >> some are saying he doesn't have a right to nominate someone. somehow, he's not the real president. you know, that's in keeping what we've heard all along, isn't it? many republicans talk in coded racial language about takers and losers. they demonize president obama and encourage the ugliest impulses of the paranoid fringe. this kind of hatred and bigotry has no place in our politics or our country. >> reporter: clinton and bernie
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same prize, the african-american vote. >> you can't just show up at election time and say the right things. and think that's enough. >> reporter: but her speech nearly derailed by a coughing fitted that went on more than four minutes. >> too much -- >> reporter: sanders attending a prayer breakfast in south carolina. >> i we didn't scream, does anybybody her think we have an african-american as president of the united states totoday? >> reporter: but before south carolina, the primary ts saturday in nevada. clinton has had field offices on the ground there longer. she's got more volunteers than bernie sanders. but her campaign is telling me they are bracing for a very tight race. they say it all comes down to turnout. cecilia vega, abc news, new york. apple has been ordered to help the fbi hack into the phone left by one of the san bernardino shooters. prosecutors say they've been unable to access syed farook's
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its passcode. a federalal jge says apple must supply highly specialized software to get around a self-destruct feature. people died in the isis-inspiredd terror attack. an emotional return last night in paris. the american band eagles of death metal finished its concert cut short by the terror attack in november. ababc's alex marchqudt was there. >> reporter: it was an emotional return to paris for eagles of death metal. three mohs after 90 people were killed, the band played to a sold out house. outside the famous olympia concert hall, there were rows of tight security and streets blocked off. some did stay away. the wounds and the nerves still raw. but there were free tickets for survivors of the attack as well as therapists at the ready in case of panic. but it was a different venue this time and no direct references were made to that
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though the significance was lost on no one. >> let's take a moment to remember. >> reporter: for the eagles of death metal and many here, it was a moment to remember and try to move onon. >> reporter: like for marine, who gave her november concert ticket to a friend whoho was killed. >> and i wish he was here and i wish he was here instead of me, but i felt so happy to be in the room surrounded by people. >> reporter: the band said they wanted to come back to paris to finish their concert. they did that and more. clearly, a moment of closure for them and for so many here. ex marquardt, paris. mechanics at united airlines authorized a strike. among the disagreement is a two-tier pay school which gives new workers less pay and sick leave.
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a walkout can happen. the current events seem to be happening a an impactn the export of russian vodka. those exports were down 40% last year and now at the lowest level in a decade. the overall decrease in sales across the west is mt dramatic in ukraine where relations with russia are at an all-time low. consumers are kurnd off its products. >> there's a lot of other good volunteered cass on the market. >> other than russian vodka? >> tito's, down in texas, right? i'm obsessed during commercial break with tito's. >> but the russians make such great vodka. we hope things normalize so they can -- >> what about bacardi? >> that's rum. >>ou can switch to rum. >> in the meantime, drink wine.
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around on the night of thes on carr oscars. >> the ladies will be getting a little something extra. a second gift bag. worth about $22,000 each. among the gifts in there, a trip to a caribbean island. some saving cards and makeup and earrings. >> the celebrity gifting company that puts the extra bag together is also auctioning off thel one of them. the proceeds will go to a women's cancer charity. of course, the oscars will be february 28th right here on abc. >> i should poi out really quickly that one of the interesting items, $275 toilet papers. >> is that like extra fluffy? >> yeah. it's cloud-like tissue is what it's described -- >> cloud-d-like? going to have to try some of that. >> for that much, there should be somebody there to take ce of it for you. coming up in "the mix," raising the bar of dououghnut creativity. we'll show you the insane creations. also ahead, the pandemonium at westminster dog show in the
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the dog taking home the prize. and the scare for the pope's airplane crew. new details about what happened as he flew into mexico. be sure to find us on facebook, wnnfans.com and twitter @wnnfans. you're watching "world news now." it's taco tuesday. you're not coming. i took mucinex to help get rid of my mucusy congestion. oh, right then i'll swing by in like 4 hours. forget the tacos! one pill lasts 12 hours. i'm good all day. wait! your loss. i was going to wear a sombrero. only mucinex has a bi-layer tablet that starts fast, and keeps working. not 4, not 6, but 12 full hours. start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. jill and kate use the same dishwasher. same detergent. but only jill ends up with wet, spotty glasses. kate adds finish jet-dry with five power actions that dry dishes and prevent spots and film, so all that's left is the shine.
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the streets of juarez have been packed with police and mexican soldiers ahead of the papal visit. pope francis is going to use a specially built ramp to walk up as close as possible to the texas border and offer a blessing to all those gathered on the texas side. big moment for both sides. we are learning new details about an apparent air scare suffered by the pilots of the pope's plane as it approached mexico city last week. >> newlyecorded recordings say the cockpit was struck by a ground-based laser. >> reporter: the vat began flag flu from the jet after it landed in mexico. no sign of what happened moments earlier. a warning to the pope's plane. >> we're hearing information 12:00 about we have a laser beam pointing to us, a green laser beam. >> i had the same thing. >> reporter: the pope's airbus
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aircraft over downtown mexico city when a vce on the atc recording identifies himimself as the pope's pilot says he was hit, too. >> for information, we have a laser shining at us from our left about 9:00 position. >> reporter: the worry? these laser strikes can temporarily blind or disable a pilot. in this case, the landing was without incident. abc news, david kerley. >> the british pilot association wa the lasers to be considered an offensive weapon. >> trying to ban sales of them. coming up in our next half hour, backlash over what's called corporate greed. >> whoho's coy boye cotting carrier air conditioning after the company's decision to ship 1400 jobs to mexico. the company. the top dog this year. what wre finding out about the westminster kennel club
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competition is always fierce. >> this is like the super bowl. it's like the world series for us. if you get here and win, it's like nothing else in the world. >> reporter: i'm at the 140th westminster dog show. there are over 3,000 dogs here and all competing for one thing and one thing only. best in show. like any pagageant, the come competitor's beauty routines -- >> shampoo for an hour. and then it takes five hours to force dry every cord to get it dry. >> reporter: there are plenty of divas on hand. >> this dog cannot only just look beautiful in the ring, but he can take down a gazelle. >> reporter: looks so nice and docile and gentle. >> she like's mcdonald's. that's her favorite. >> reporter: what's the order? >> plain cheeseburgers and chicken mcnuggets. >> reporter: me, too. there are also newcomers, including t french.
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our skin to just being here. >> reporter: and the spanish waterdog. >> this is wire fox terrier. >> reporter: then there are the tried and true favorites. the wire fox terrier is often top dog. the breed has won best in show 14 times. and this time arouound, classic germanshepherd, rumor. >> beautiful. >> reporter: -- is a crowd favorite. in the end, only one dog could be best in show. >> best in show dog tonight for 2016 is the german shorthaired painter. >> the german shorthaired pointer, c.j.! >> reporter: i can safely say all the contestants are pretty adorable. >> this makes my day. >> reporter: i'm jesse palmer, new york. >> there's going to be a ticker tape parade for c.j. >> through new york city. >> not really. it's fantastic. >> it really is. it's a really big moment. a lot of people love it. especially me. is that a hounddog? >> why is that dog so angry?
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okay. titime now f "the mix." what if we changed the elections a little bit -- >> please. >> -- allowed everyone on facebook. if we allowed everyone on facebook, "likes" on south carolina. see the colors there? >> yeah. >> ben carson is in ue. he would take a majority, pretty much all of the state. the orange you see there is trump in those little outer areas. >> all those counties? >> all those counties based on facebook "likes."." people in south carolina seem to like ben carson with a splintering of trump. let's head over to nevada. nevada will be aeally big state, right? people focusing on that. >> i love how interactive. >> you push it on there. again, the orange is donald trump and the blue is b carson. and that little bit of purple is actually bernie sanders. isn't that interesting?
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>> these are based o on facebook "likes"? >> yeah. >> first of all, i think ben carson would like us to change the way we vote. so, i think this i a perfect excuse to make a trip to australia. take a look at these fantastic doughnuts. in is from a doughnut shop in brisbane, australia, called doughnut time. they're celebrating their one year. they decided to invite some 20 different bakers to come up with different concoctis. they're amazing. doughnut in the shape of chocolate, potato chip. a doughnut with s'mores. >> oh, man, is that bananas? is that like a boston cream pie, austlian style? >> i did look it up. not to be a buzz kill. >> is ththat looks delicious. >> 2,000 calories apiece. >> that's okay. we'll split it four ways. 500 apiece. that's nothing.
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question? >> hopefully. we'll try to make it work out. >> i'd love that. my birthday is coming up in april. >> duly noted. a man likes to hike 40 miles a day. he does doodles. this is a path he took around. this is what an app -- this gps app creates these doodles. he's gone around. he's a cyclist. >> that takes a lot of work. >> he's got these cool drawings based on an app. the guy is steven lund frfrom british columbia. you can see them at gpsdoodles.com. >> best in show, this cutute little doggy. oh, no, wait, wait, i'm distracted. i'm going to roll around here and -- wait for it -- there's a
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i'm distracted. making news in americaca this morning, pulling ahead. the primary race showing trump and clinton in the lead among south carolina vototers wi t president weighing in saying trump will not be president. we're live in washington with the test. a frank francis. the pope in a rare moment scolds people grabbing him telling the crowd not to be selfish while he gets set for a big day on the border. emotional encore. american band eagles of death metal play again in paris. friends and fans remembering those lost in the terror attacks last november. and ff road. c.j., the top doat the westminster dog show earning best in show beating out a crowded field of favorites. his human companions overjoyed while c.j. just playing it cool. well, good wednesday morning.
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the next crucial vote. a possible make-or-break moment for several candidates. >> donald trump is now fending off criticism from president obama as he fires back. he's enjoying a commanding lead in the south carolina polls. ted cruz is a distant second trailed by marco rubio and jeb bush. >> the democrats in a tight race in nevada, but hillary clinton way ahead of bernie sanders in south carolina with a double-digit lead. >> and with just three days to go before votes are cast in two states, the republicans are trading more nasty insults. it's "your voice, your vote."" we get the latest now from abc's megan hughes in washington. good morning, megan. >> reporter: kendis, reena, od morning. all six remaining gop candidates will be in south carolina today where, as you mentioned, donald trump remains on top and on the attack. donald trump calls in on stephen colbert's "the late show." i can think o of the top of
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have said on air that this is true, cbs will not let me >> reporter: though he vowed to clean up his dirty language, that doesn't mean trump is playing nice. >> then bush, poor bush, he comes out. he goes, well, i don't think that donald trump can beat hillary clinton, but i can. i say, well, whyren't you beating me? why aren't you beating me? >> i don't care what donald trump says. the guy is a complete loser. >> reporter: jeb bush making news with a one-word tweet, america, with a picture of his own gun, his name printed on the barrel. "the new york daily news" going after bush ts morning with the headline dolt .45. the latest cnn/orcoll in south carolina shows bush, rubio and cruz all tiling. trump p with a 1point lead in ththe palmet state. on the democratic side hillary clinton with a nearly 20-point advantage. both candidates appearing on nevada public television last night. >> you cannot ignore the impact of what wall street greed has done to this country, and no state, no state has been hit harder by that greed and illegal behavior than the state of
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>> i've spent a lot of time in nevada. it's one of the most diverse and exciting places in our country. >> repter: sanders and clinton are battling for minority voters in both states. in south carolina afcan-americans are expected to make up more than half of the democratic vote. kendis, reena. >> abc's megan hughes in washington. megan, thank you so much. well, breaking overnight, apple will fight a landmark court order tohelp the fbi hack into an iphone left by one of the san bernardino shooters. prosecutors say they've been unable to access syed farook's devi because they don't know its pass code. all the data on the phone will be erased. a federal judge says apple must supply highly specialized software to get around that self-destruct feature. the u.s. attorney says the order is a potentially important step in the process of learning everything about the attack in san bernardino. the first of its kind ruling could set a precedent between
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security, but apple's ceo tim cook says his company won't hack into its own users. he said such a move would undermine encryption. supreme court justicice antonin scalia will be laid to rest on saturday as the battle intensifies over filling his vacant seat. senate republicans still want the next president to nominate scalia's replacement, but president obama vowing to pick the successor himself, and he says there's no excuse for the senate not to vote on his nominee. >> part of the problem that we have here is we've almost gotten accustomed to how obstructionist the senate's become when it comes to nominations. >> well, he was asked if he was leaning toward nominating a moderate to replace scscalia. the president bluntly said no, but he promised it will be someone who is well qualified. and funeral arrangements for scalia is now set as the seat he occupied for 30 years is draped in black. on friday justice scalia will
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court where the public will be allowed to pay respects. a prate funeral mass will be held saturday at a prominent roman catholic church h in d.c well, some dramatic moments for the pope in mexico. first an air scare as his plane was landing in mexico city last week. we learned it was hit by a laser. a newly released audio ground control can be heard warning the pilots about the strike. the worry, of course, is that the pilots can be blinded by the bright light, but the pope's plane landed without incident. and then this moment yesterday for the first time on his trip, he publicly showed signs of irritation when some overeager fans nearly toppled him. the pope looked annoyed, and he said in spanish, quote, don't be selfish. well, today he travels to the u.s. border in one of the ghest profile moments in his trip to mexico. the streets of juarez have been packed with police and mexican soldiers ahead of the papal visit. he will also visit a prison. overseas some new signs this
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between north and south korea. in a show of force four american f-22 stealth fighters have flown over south korea. north korea is expected to view the arrivals of the planes as a direct threat. an american general says the u.s. maintains an ironclad commitment to the defense of south korea. and the obama administration reportedly had a fallback plan if the iran nuclear talks fell through. according to "the new york times," the u.s. had an elaborate cyberattack plan. nitro zeus, as it was lled, would have disabled iran's air defenses, communications and power id. it would have ven president obama alternatives to war if the talks had not been successful. at its height planning efforts involved t thousan of american personl spending tens of millions of dollars. well, the last few days have been glorious in california, but it's not going to last long. a storm rolling in from the pacific ocean willring drenching rain and heavy mountain snow to central and northern california with some
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allow traffic one direction at a time. although some vehicles were damaged in the slide, there were no injuries. well, a company blames the obama administration for its decision to move 1,400 jobs to mexico. carrier claims that it never got more than the $5 million it had been promised as part of the president's stimulus plan. the clean energy tax credit was awarded two years ago. the heatinand air-conditioning company announced last week that it will close its indianapolis plant. nearly every major u u. airline plans s to apply for flights to cuba now that the two countries have signed an agreement restoring commercial travel. it a allows 11dailily flight although travelers will need a reason other than tourism. regularly scheduled flights to cuba ended nearly 60 years ago. right now only more expensive charter flights are available to that country. mechanics at united airlines have rejected a contract offer and authorized a strike. disagreements include a
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in which new hires are paid less and get fewer benefits. complicating the negotiations united's ceo is still recovering from a heart transplant and hasn't been closely involved in the talks. well, coming soon to a store near you, a new type of hershey a kiss just in time for easter. yeah, this is called a carrot cake kiss, and hershey says there's an orange coating and a white chocolate base. the carrot cake kisses will be sold exclusively at walmart, and i hope to be in line for the first batch. >> that is one way to get t your kids to eat carrots. >> i didn't think of it that wa >> i guess. coming up, a heart-stopping moment on a mountainside. a child dangling from a ski lift. e incredible group rescue. and taking the stage solemn and triumphant, eagles of death metal playing in paris months after the terrorist attack. the terrorist attack. the flu virus hits big. with aches, chills,
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new york and pennsylvania areas, as well. if you're flying, airport delays likeliest in san francisco. well, an emotional return to paris last night. >> the c californiband eagles of death metal was back to finish a concert cut short by terror. the band was on stage at the bataclan theatre in november in paris when the terrorists stormed it. hundreds of survivors were among those who packed the show last night. one woman gave her november concert ticket to a friend who was killed. wisshe was here and i wish she was here instead of me butut i felt so happy to be in the room surrounded by people. >> last night's concert was at a different concert venue but still some people stayed away. there were therapists on hand in case of panic. a member of the band asked for 89 seconds of size in memory of the 89 people who were killed that night. the trial of the grim sleeper is now under way in los
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lonnie franklin jr. is accused of a abusing a killing ten women, the youngest just 15 years old. most were prostitutes with cocaine in their systems. their bodies were dumped in alleys. details revealed yesterday were so graphic that some relatives of the victims began crying and walked out. also in los angeles, a hospital held hostage by hackers. the computers at hollywood presbyterian medical center haveeen shut down by a virus. hackers are demanding a nearly $4 million ransom in order to get the machines going again. the fbi joined lapd trying to figure out who is behind this attack. the hospital says patients' records were not compromised. and this south florida teen seen here who police say has posed as a physician for months will make a court appearance today. he's 18-year-old malachi love-robinson and was arrested yesterday and is accused of trying to practice medicine without a license. he had his own office, even a website for his fake medical
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he routinely wore personalized lab coats. he claims he has a passion for helping people and that's why he wants to be part of the medical field. well, new recommendation this morning in the effort to detect autm early. a leading u.s. advisory panel has concluded there's no needo screen all children between 18 and 30 months old. the independent group of experts say more research is needed to assess the benefits and harms of universal screening, but parents are advised to keep an eye out for the early signs of autism. and there's new concern about the drug iced to treat adhd. a new study shows adderall abuse is on the rise. adderall use without a prescription has 67% in young adults and emergency room visits linkeded to the drug jumped more than 156% mostly caused by combining adderall w with alcol. illicit drugs and many young abusers use it as a study aid believing it can actually
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an amazing rescue in britishh columbia. take a look at this video carefully. an 11-year-old was dangling from a chair lift 30 feet off the ground. you see his feet right there beneath the chair lift. reaching for one of his ski poles, that's when all of this happened. the question thinking operator shut down the lift and grabbed a tarp and there you have it. on the count of three he let go and was caught. he wasn't injured. in fact, we're told he was smiling. no word, though, if the driver of this backhoe that you're going to see here was smiling as he led sheriff's deputies on a merry chase e in the florida keys. he not only damaged a major bridge on u.s. 1 but also used the backhoe to dump boulders on the road and charged at the deputies. they managed to stop him after an hour an a half and placed him under arrest. the charges include grand theft backhoe. >> grand theft backhoe. who knew there was such a charge. >> yes. >> now you know, kendis. >> they created itit that day,
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there's lots of college basketball teams chasing theirir places in this year's march madness. >> here's how some did last night thanks to espn. >> good morning. welcome to our "sportscenter" set here in los angeles. i'm stanerrett. big 12 basketball on super tuesday. we got two battles between ranked teams from the conference. let's start with iowa state and baylor. johnathan motley and deondre burton with the block. abdel nader with the rebound. iowa state doesn't call a time-out. nader heads to morris who tries to pull up the misses and eventuly g gets the bound an bucket but the official waves the shot off and went to overtime. just a minute to go and baylor up two. ismail ishmail waininright. three ball helped a lot. they losthree straight at home in conference play. 100-91. west virginia and texas, both ranked as well. shaka smart said he wanted more emotion from his team.
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lambert hit three of texas' ten triples. 12-point lead and texas up 13. to lambert. quick pass to princebeh and he'll throw it down. texas, 85-78. ey sep the mountaineers. texas with a third win against a top ten team of the season, so ghe longhorns working on that tournament resume. that's it from here. now back to you. >> thank you, sir. coming up, the dog of all dogs. meet c.j. picked best in show at last night's westminster dog show. and can you guess his breed? plus, ronda rousey opening up about one of her darkest moments.vice from the future don't buy makeup that settles into lines, it ages you. get simply ageless makeup from covergirl and olay. with b vitamins, and spf. it floats over lines and you look beautiful! and now there's simply ageless liquid makeup it helps you look younger in three ways. so in the future when you're older you look younger.
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to c.j., a german shorthaired pointer. c.j. is 3 years old. he was picked for the top honor over 2,70000 other ds. >> c.j.'s grandmother also won best in show at westminster. it's the 18th h time in s brief career that he's won a top show prize. on c.j.'s agenda today, a visit to "good morning america," the traditional winner's l lunch at sardi's restaurant. >> i wonder if there will be dog treats at "good morning america." i'm slightly obsessed with this because you have to take care of the dog. you need an extra oomph. >> i'm sure there will be a red carpet. >> special doggie bowl. fighter ronda rousey is sharing how tough it was to deal with the agony of defeat. >> the former ufc champion broke down on "ellen" saying she was so devastated after the fight tt she actually considered suicide. >> i was literally sitting there and like thinking about killing mymyself andt the exact second i'm nothing, i'm like, what do i do amore and no one gives a
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without this, , and to bhonest, i looked up and i saw my man travis was standing there and i looked up at him, and i was like, i need to have his babies. i need to stay alive. >> put a positive spin on a very serious topic and having been knocked out in the past herself, hmes, she emphasized with rousey saying it feels like the end of the world sometimes d rousey sll recovering from her injuries expected to return to the ring in november. clearly she's got that fight still in her. >> yes, she does. finally, exactly what any kid who already loves cars would want and love. >> we're talking about a miniature version of tesla's model s being made by radio flyer, the same company that made famous its red wagons and snow leds. the little tesla has a lithium ion battery, electric motor and sound system. a lot less... [ beeping, whirring ]
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overnight, apple says it will fight a judge's order to hack into a phone belonging to one of the san bernardino shooters. prosecutors have not been able to access the phone because of encryption technology. pope francis travels to the u.s. border to celebrate mass in one of the most highly anticipated events durinhis visit to mexico. the pope will also visit a mexican prison where he'll speak to inmates and their families. today we learn who bought a winning ticket to last month's nearly $1.6 billion powerball lottery in florida. three winners were sold. a couple from tennessee has already claimed their share. looking at today's weather, normal temperatures in the northeastoday with some snow inland but a strong storm system moving into the west. and finally this morning, a dramatic arrest in texas, and u wouldn't believe the crime. >> depututies tracd down a man at his houston home and hauled him off in handcuffs apparently over an unpaid student loan that he says he wasn't even aware of.
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statn reports. >> reporter: paul aker says last thursday he got the shock of his life at his south west side home. >> i walk out slowly with my hands up. i'm here. i'm here. >> reporter: u.s. marshals surrounded his home and arrested him. he says he had no idea why. it wasn't until the ride to jail he finally got an answer. an outstanding student loan. what? all those guys and all those guns for a student loan? how much? the judge will tell you. the judge wants to see you. >> reporteter: aker ys he had two previous loans he pa off after graduating in engineering at prairie view a&m and did not know he owed $1,500. they rolled out a list of notices since 2006 that aker says he did not receive. he said he was cuffed and taken before a federal judge. >> he asked me am i in the habit of stealing from the government? i said, no, sir. >> reporter: the u.s. marshal service released a statement reading in part, "on thursrsday, february 11th two deputy u.s. marshals made contact with aker outside of his residence.
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him, aker resisted arrest and retreated back into his home. the situation escalated when aker verbally said to the deputies that he had a gun." aker says he was n never oered a phone call,ever told he could contact an attorney before agreeing to reimburse the government $1,258.68 for arresting him and a payment plan of $200 a month in accrued interest. >> so much firepower to say we can't miss this guy. we must take him down and when you get me you celebrate as if you've ten down el chapo. you know, i am el-palled. >> reporter: he says it took him hours to shake off what happened. more than anything he's glad his family wasn't home. >> he's got a good sense of humor. he does. he's el-palled.
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>> he's el debt. making news in america this morning, pulling ahead. the primary race showing tru and clinton in the lead among south carolina voters with the president weighing in saying trump will not be president. we're live in washington with the latest. a frank francis. the pope in a rare moment scolds people grabbing him telling the crowd not to be selfish while he gets set for a big day on the border. emotional encore. american band eagles of death metal play again in paris. friends and fans remembering those lost in the rror attacks last november. and ruff road. c.j., the top dog at the westminster dog show earning best in show beating out a crowded field of favorites. his human companions overjoyed while c.j. just playing it cool. well, good wednesday morning.

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