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candidates can be including the repuicans agree to release theirs, as well.l. >>new this morning, the late justice antonin scalia suffered several major health problems according to the supreme court doctor. in a just released letter, the doctor says he was overweight. dike and had coronary artery disease. he was also a smoker. meanwhile, senate republicans have ruled out taking any action on his replacement till the next president nominates someon >> president obama'a's plan to close guantanamo bay, cuba, is facing stiff opposition from republicans in congress. among the more controversial aspects of the plan would be the transfer to some detainees to the united states. the white house has not ruled out the president taking executive action to go around congress. the jury says johnson & johnson must pay $7 million for a woman's death from ovarian cancer.
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illness on years of using the company's baby product and shower to shower product. they face hundreds of lawsuits saying it failed to warn consumers thehe talc based products could cause cancer. she died last fall. federal health officials are investigating more than a dozen reported cases of sexually transmitted zika virus in the united states. all the cases involve men who visited areas with outbreaks and may have infected their female sex partners. according to the cdc, that suggests that sexual transmission is more likely than previously thought. but there's encouraging news about the zika virus. two houston hospitals have developed a rapid test for it which can provide results in just a matter of hours. however, initially the test will only be available in those twos facilities. texas children's hospital and houston methodist. the hospitals don't want to be overwhelmed with requests for testing. > the cdcdc announced they've expanded travel warnings to
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islands. keep an eye on those places. one yououng mother? northern california is spreading her message about thehe benefits of physical fitness. april story's so-called wine workout has gone viral. >> we will see her lifting wine bottles and doing push-ups. while taking a sip of wine. the story says she did the video just to be funny but she's happy it reached such a wide audience. >> what i want to show people with my videos is fitness is something you can do anywhere and you can use anything. >> we should be clear, the story has posted dozens of nonalcohol related videos but she says simple every day homemeworkouts can help jt about anyone. >> look at that. >> trying to doing this all day long. show you the gun show. >> i'm not show sure it's going to work for you. you drank all the stuff inside. it's an empty bottle.
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going to work for you.u. >> drank it like two hours ago. >> things you have to do to deal with me at this hour. >> this is the least of it. >> coming up in "the skinny," major casting news from hollywood. who iss taking patri swayze's's role in the "dirty dancing" remake? the dancinging with the stars contestant and sportscaster, the case involving an alleged stalker and the big hotel. >> the scare outside a skyscraper window. the crew in trouble on the 62nd floor. why one worker said a rescue was not necessar you're watching "world news now." everyone loves the way dark clothes make them feel. and no one wants that feeling to fade.
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that is definitely not the best place to get stuck. two workers stranded 62 floors above midtown manhattan. they were replacing glass panels on the building when the weather turned rough. and they decided to call it quits but the scaffold was stuck in place. the guy operating i it says that he had it working again before firefighters cut out a window to rescue the workers. >> there was no need for the fire department at all. this was overdone. >> they were fine. they're fine. no panic. ththey're trained, well trained. they have their all their certifications. 's part of the nature of the beast. >> just an average day at work. firings say the two men were stuck outside in the cold, wind and rain for about an hour before they were pulled to safety. they also say the workers were lucky the scaffold didn't tilt while it was stuck in place. i don't know what would make
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or the cold wind and rain. >> i think if it came down, you would be crying harder. well, we're going to turn mou to the drama unfolding in a croom in nashville involving "dancing with the stars" favorite erin andrews. >> suing the marriott hotel for $75 million for booking her stalker into the room next to hers. allowing him to spy on her through a peephole. here's abc's ryan smith. >> reporter: erin andrews who made a name for herself reporting from the sidelines, and now a host on abc's "dancing with the stars," finds herself taking on a tennessee marriott and a stalker, in a $75 million courtroom battle, claiming the hotel ma it easy for the stalker to videotape her in the nude. >> this is so humiliating to her, and it continues. >> reporter: her lawyers telling a nashville jury, michael david barrett called the marriott of vanderbilt university with a strange request. >> i, michael barrett, want a room next to erin andrews. that's my request. >> reporter: and the hotel did nothing to prevent him from
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subsequently booked him in a room next door, where, according to the lawsuit, he removed and altered the peephole of her room. >> he stands there for 4 1/2 minus and videos her. >> reporter: barrett later poing the video online. in 2010, he pled guilty to stalking and was sentenced to 30 months in prison. but according to andrews, the incident caused her severe and permanent emotional distress. in court, the hotel'l's lawye arguing barrett's criminal behavior was his responsibility, not theirs. >> he deceived, he connived, he stalked. >> reporter: according to the hotel's lawyers, barrett is expected to testify in this trial. and the trial is expected to last nearly two weeks. ryan smith, abc news, new york. thank you, ryan. when we come back, celine dion's big comeback moment. >> and what 350 cent posted online that's giving a judge
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"the skinny" is next. skinny, so "skinny." grz. >> time now for "the skinny." celine dion's big comeback. >> she mades a triumphant return to the stage at the coliseum in las vegas. her first concert since the death of her husband rene last month.
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taj of their moments through the years to the curtains drawing back and her song "wh one more look at you." her voice breaking up at times duringing it understandably. after her first number she spoke to the audience sharing with them how much she misses him and still talks with him. >> i feel and i know he hears me one way or another, i know he will give e me a sig for his approval for not. and now, i can feel that he's telling me to zip it and start singing. >> oh. such a heavy heart but so much humor and liveliness and last night's opening event was live streamed on celine dion.com to a worldwide audience. >> the first half hour was really touching.
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tv remake of the 1987 classic dirty dancing. > singer, dancer and actor cole will be playing the iconic role of johnny. >> he needs to work out more. best known for hisppeaearance in pink's video "try" showing off his performance skills and ultimate trats chiselled physique. >> the three-hour musical will also star agail breslin as baby and deborah messing an as baby's mother. i can't wait for this next why 50 cent is irritating a bankruptcy court judge. >> apparently it's a thing for the rapper to photograph himself among piles of cash. just last week, the judge said the 40-year-old rapper's stagram photos are raising doubts about his need for bankruptcy protection. onof thosehotos used piles of cash to pel out the word broke. >> now he's gone and done it
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posingn front of a wall of cash that would make any mid size bank jealous. how do we know this is real cash? >> he filed for bankruptcy last year after a judge ordered him pay $7 million to las tonyia levinston over a sex tape lawsuit. he reportedly owes suntrust bank and sleek audio nearly $30 million. and finally speaking of thumbing your nose to the judicial system, mexican drug lord joachim guzman is back behind bars. >> but his beautiful beauty queen wife is making the rounds with the american tv executives reportedly in talks with investigation discovery to star in a new reality series called, we're not making this up, this is true "stand by your con." about women and the fugitives they love. >> producers of the proposed show are reportedly reaching out to members of the charlie manson family.
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i like beer it makes me a jolly good fellow i like beer >> well-known. >> the man who really likes a certain brand of mexican beer is now finding himself in court. >> the pitch mann for dos equis dubbed the most interesting han in the world is now being called a deadbeat. abc's nick watt explains why. >> he can speak french and russian. he is the most interesting man in the world. >> reporter: but the man who has played him for ten years jonathan goldsmith now knee deep in the most interesting legal bat. >> i prefer dos equis.
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dos equis intocated him into believing he could ignore his promises reads a complaints filed by his manager who is claiming the captivating chap owes him a cut of close to $2 million. in pure money. >> i don't always drink money. >> reporter: or apparently ways pay that manager. he stopped in november 2014. >> his two cents is worth $37 and change. >> reporter: the suits declaring there is nothing interesting about being a deadbeat refers to goldsmith as the least honorable man in the entertainment business. >> the last time he flirted with danger, danger got clingy. >> reporter: he countersued his manager. >> my client i have to tell you has been in the business over 50 years. he's an honorable man. he's never cheated anyone. >> reporter: goldsmith claims by dishing details and dollars involved his now ex-manager is jeopardizing his gig and calls him a failed c list actor, now a failed personal manager.
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>> as one of the most interesting men in the world, he is a fighter? nick watt, abc news, los angeles. i love the commercials and apparently i just surveyed our control room. they love it with tacos and with ahot of tequila on the side. >> that's how you drink your beer. what would you drink with "world news now" beer? like beer >> that is my other part time job after the show. >> a shot of tito's vodka. >> you know i love my tito's. that's a true picture of how reena looks before she gets on air. >> yeah, before oktoberfest, as well. >> exactly. we'll be right back. us) aouerwh y bino peen hri ls,t n
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co itoelng hr d lko . nd tay good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> and i'm kendis gibson. here's a look at the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." winning streak. it's three in a row for donald trump. living up to expectations in nevada. trump won the caucuses by a wide margin, prevailing over marco rubio and ted cruz and he's plomsing to score big again on super tuesday. live coverage in a moment. tre have been at least a dozen tornados in the south, part of the strong storm system in the region. the twisters caused deaths in louisiana and mississippi. severe thunderstorms will be a problem through the night. the cdc reports 14 cases from zika viruss in this country transmitted through sexual contact from men who had traveled to their female parns. houston doctors say they have develop add rapid test for zika. >> and celine dion makes a triumphant return to the stage at the coliseum in las vegas, her first concert since the
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streamed before a worldwide audience. those are some of our top stories on this wednesday, february 24th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> hi, everybody. as you know, donald trump has coined that term huge and man, didn't he live up tot last night. >> what a night. we'll bak it down in a bit. >> it was a triumphant victory for dononald trum in nevada. >> and trump handily won the nevada caucuses propelling his march to the republican nomination. marco rubio and ted cruz trailing well behind after a fierce week of campaigning. abc's lauren lyster joins us live from las vegas. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, reena and kendis. entrance poll results showing the gop caucuses here in nevada were marked by a new highs in desire for an outsider candidate and be in voter anger.
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donald trump to the victory. gop voters lined up to caucus here in nevada choosing who should representepublicans in the race for president. >> the reasoson i really for trump is he's reall saying what everyone's thinking. >> t there's oy one, trump, of course. >> we love you trump. >> reporter: abc n news projecting donald trump won the nevada caucuses as expected. >> if you listen to the pundits, we weren't expected to win too much and n we're winning winning winning the country. >> reporter: trump made his final push with nevada voters tuesday hurling insults as th rival ted cruz. >> this guy ted cruz is the single biggest liar i have ever dealt with in my life. i mean it. i've met much do you ever people than ted cruz. he's like a little baby. >> and cruz responded. >> and frankly, i'm not willing to gamble my daughter's future with donald trump. >> reporter: cruz telling abc
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are a barometer for how rattled he is, cruz taking some jabs of his own. >> if donald became president, nobody knows what the heck he would do. heoesn't note what the heck he would do. >> reporter: m marco rub escaped trump's attacks but launch aid few himself. >> i didn't become a conservative a year and a half ago when i thought about running for president. ben carson and john kasich still in the race despite low poll number. just 30 delegates were at stake here in nevada. up nextt i super tuesday, march 1st, 11 states voting and nearly 600 delegates up for grabs. reena and kendis. >> that's going to be a big one. any voting trends might have caught your eye last night from the entrance polls out there? >> reporter: some of the interesting ones have to do with who else, donald trump winning support among hispanics as good as m marco rub and ted cruz combined. after ted cruz performed well,
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iowa, the one so far he has won, here i nevada. >> incredible. what about trump's challengers? are we hearing anything about them responding to t results there in nevada >> reporter: we have heard from ted cruz at h watching party here in nevada. you know, he did con great donald trump on a g good evening. he made the point all the votes are the still being counts and that he is the only campaign that has shown that it can and has beat donald trump as ted cruz obviously won in the iowa caucus earlier. >> lauren, thank you so much. go back to playiying those slot machines. abc's lauren lyster live in las vegas. how often does the company send you to vegas. >> she's done working >> she's worked a long shift. as trump looked to the next round of votes on super tuesday, he reminded voters he would build a wall at the mexican border and keep guantanamo bay open. >> for more what he had to say, here's abc's josh haskill. good morning, josh.
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another state voting another big win for donald trump. here in nevada, trump won his third straight statate telli supporters at treasure island he won with old voter, young and latinos. he ran strong among evangelical voters delivering another blow to ted cruz. for voters who wanted an outsider candidate who tells it like it is, the billionaire business mann ran even strong per.next up super tuesday, now less than a week away when 1 states will vote. >> we've had some great numbers coming out of texas. and amazing numbers coming out of tennessee and georgia. and arkansas. and then in a cple of weeks later, florida. we love florida. we're going tdo very well in ohio. we're beating the governor. that's good. it's always nicice to be beating the governor. >> reporter: as for second place, abc news is projecting a close race between marco rubio
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kendis and reena. >> josh, thank you very much. we're also watching the votes come in from the silver state. be sure to watch for our political updates on the air, online all morning long right here andnd abc news. the democrats are vying for last minute votes before their next p primaryn south carolina this sated. hillary clinton and bernie sanders took part in a cnn town hall last night each trying to reach out to the black community in a state where african-americans make up more than half of the democratic vote. >> we must sustain and strengthen the historically black colleges and universities. >> racism along with economic issues, educational issues and all the rest have to be addressed. otherwise, you know, we are never going to be the nation we should be. >> sanders went after clinton over wealthy d donors ab-wall street speeches. clinton said the real issue was having the best plan to crack down on wall street. >> hillary clinton is also
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efforts to close the prison n at guantamo bay, cuba. she says the prison is a continuing recruitment advertisement for terrorists. and that president obama is right to try to close it. but republicans in congress don't see it that way. here's abc's jon karl. >> reporter: it holds some of the world's most notorious terrorists, including 9/11 mastermind khalid sheikh mohammed, and abu zubaydah, once al qaeda's chief of operations. in releasing his plan to close guantanamo -- >> keeping this facility open is contrary to our values. it undermines our standing in the world. >> reporter: -- the president is trying to keep one of his first promises as a presidential candidate. >> we will close guantanamo. >> reporter: the white house plan is short on specifics. of the 91 detainees, about 30 would be transferred to other countries. the rest, brought to unspecified locations in the u.s. >> the ys are 91. >> reporter: congress has already voted to forbid bringing detainees to t the u.s. but the white house didn't rule outhe president acting on
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if those barriers remain in place, can you still close that facility, yes or no? >> we are now asking for congress to give it fairir nsideration. and i'm not going to speculate at this point, if congress refuses to do that. >> reporter: if the esident tries to defy congress and close guantanamo on his own, through executive order, congressional republicans say they are prepared to fight him in court. in fact, they have already retained counsel to help make the case. jonathan karl, abc news, the white house. this morning, the kennenedy cousin once convicted of murdering his 15-year-old nehbor is back in court. prosutors are trying reinstate the conviction of michael skakel. he was found guilty of murdering martha moxley in 2002 but was grant aid new trial in 2013. since. and johnson & johnson as been hit about with a major penalty in the first of what may be a string of lawsuits over talcum powder.
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million to the family of an alabama woman who blamed ovarian cancer on the talc products. she used shower to shower for 35 years. she died last october. several top figures of a polygamist sretary new utah will face fraud and money laundering charges. theyere taken into custody yesterday. among those arrested werere would brothers from warren jeffs who is in prison for child sexual assault. the suspects tried to defraud a food stamp program and hide the proceeds. and this 37-year-old mother everywhere southern california is facing felony grand theft charges. veronica per ret tez is listed as president of the school's pta, now accused of stealing $52,000 from the group and $26,000 from a little league. her husband says it's all a misunderstanding and that the
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>> mama of the year. here's a great little girl just looking for a couple of other girls to compete against her. oh. she's 9-year-old jess lynn of hackenensack, n jersey. she's been boxing for two years already. >> float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. she's already won a couple of tournaments and working with a trainer. the problem is she can't find many girls or boys to box against. >> she says she loves boxing because you can hit people without getting in trouble. look at that. i'm scared. her grandmother isn't a big fan. dad calls her old fashioned. >> calls grandma old fashioned. >> she's got a nis little hook. look at that. >> she can take out ronda rousey. >> she's got something goi there. >> yep. coming up, speaking of boxing, sylvester stallone's big oscar wish. can he win the award he didn't get back in 1977. >> ao ahe the controversy
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the sexual assault allegations at the university of tennessee. the coaches speaking out. >> using drones to track down poachers hunting endangered animals. t.j. holmes is in africa to show us the hi-tech fight. first the forecast map and the storm warnings along the east coast. wan your kids. warn your neighbors. kanynye west itweeting again. your heart loves omega-3s. but there's a difference between the omega-3s in fish oil and those in megared krill oil. unlike fish oil, megared is easily absorbed by your body... ...which makes your heart, well, mega-happy. happier still, megared is proven to increase omega-3 levels in 30 days. megared.
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for your joints, cartilage and bones. and unlike the big osteo-bi flex pills, it's all in one tiny pill. moveve free ula. get yourove on. concerns at a major university over an outbreak of the mumps. indiana university is offering free vaccines to students, faculty and staff after a fifth case of mumps was confirmed on the bloomington campus. while most recover completely from the plump mumps, complications can include defness, even death. >> another university i is scrambling to contain an outbreak of a different sport. >> the coaches of every sports program at the university of
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defend their school's reepgs amid a sexual harassment lawsuit linked to peyton manning. >> reporter: a united front at the university of tennessee. >> i couldn't be more proud of to be part of a cult tire here at tennessee that is truly connected and bonded. >> reporter: 16 head coaches coming forward together to defend their school's reputation against allegations of sexual harassment made in a lawsuit sweeping national headlines. >> to think that the university is not treating women fairly it is totally not true. >> reporter: at least six women disagree. they're suing the university claiming it created a hostile environment for women protecting male fleets by acting with deliberate indifference in its response to incidents of sexual sault. suit focusesn five recent cases. but one paragraph in the 64-page complaint refers to a 20-year-old allegation against super bowl champion quarterback peyton manning.
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at the school an us accused manng of sexually assaulting her by putting his jen falls in his face while she examined him, a claim he vehemently dees though he did settle out of the court of. >> it's involving one of the great heros in our culture in sports. it's a story incredibly potentially damaging to peytonman manning. >> i think it's unfair that will a lot of these individuals that don't go to parties that have never touched a drop of alcohol. >> bazi kanani, abc news, washington. >> and butch jones, the head coach there says it's being used the lawsuit is being used against them for recruitin purposes. it affects a lot of women coming forward. a case like there can have big repercussions across the country at a local level. >> and ramifications for the university. manning wrote about the incident inis book says he simply was
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and said it was crude but rmless. >> she had a diffent side of the story. >> absolutely. coming up, rhino under threat in the wilds of africa. >> their biggest predator humans poaching them for their horns. now you how authorities are
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team can tell the rangers where to intercept. south africa is home to over 80% of the world's rhino population. but they're facing exextinction in the wild because of their highly coveted horns. high demand comes from asia where the horns are believed to have medicinal powers. this man says he's heard from friends that it can cure diseases. he mixes up the horn and puts it in a drink. >> there is no scientific proof that ryan know horn has any benefits. but people firmly believe that ryan know horn does have the attributes it's said to have. you know, it's the same as teing a christian jesus christ doesn't exist. >hino poaching has reached unprecedented levels in south africa. ten years ago, 25 were poached. the number last year, 1175. i met with a former poacher who asked us not to show his face. through a translator h says
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to support his family. did you ever feel bad for what you were doing for killing these animals? >> he says at times, i would feel sorry for the animals but i had to do what i had to do. park rangers say trying to save the rhino from poachers is like fighting a war. >> some would say they're getting close to wiping the rhino off the planet. and you all are fighting that ttle right no >> we're trying because it's very bad. >> reporter: but for now, the war continues to save some of africa's most majestic creatures. >> incredible report there. i should point out in belize where i'm from, the conservation groups are using it to protect anand monito the barrier reef, the second largest in the entire world from legal fishing. >> they're using a lot of technology, the world wildlife fund being funded by goog to help fund this kind of technology.
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okay. so over the course of 46 years, sylvester stallone has appeared and starred, gets this in more than 350 murphys. most famously, of course, the rocky and rambo franchises. >> so far he's racked up only three academy award nominations. could this be the year he takes hohomehe golden trophy in here's abc's brandi hitt. >> reporter: rocky balboa with strength and heart. created by a man known as one of the most humble in hollywood. >> sylvester stallone. >> reporter: back in 1977, sylvester stallone did not win the oscar for best actor or for writing rocky. but after shadowboxing with muhammad ali on stage, he was still a appreciave.
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treasure for the rest of my life. unbelievable. thank you very, very much. now nearly 40 years later >> i never thought i would be able to krosh this threshold again. >> reporter: he's back at rocky, nominated for a best supporting actor oscar in the zwaul "creed." >> everything i got has moved on and i'm here. with his daughters by his side, the hollywood heavyweight won his first golden globe last month and reflected on being absent during his quick rise to fame. >> then i realized that family is everything and that's the greatest award you can get. you get one chance at life and you'd better fight to keep it. >> people seem to be cheerining for him. he's somebody who's worked so hard and for sh a long time. >> wn rocky won best picture, the film's providers are seen he pulling stallone on stage. >> i'd like to thank you for sharing your dream of rocky with us. >> reporter: sundaye may climb
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his own oscar. sylvester stallone's star has been on the hollywood walk of fame has been here for more than 30 years. brandi hid, abc news, hollywood. >> it could be his night. abc is the place to be on oscar's night. live coverage starts sunday at 7:00 eastern, 4:00 pacific. tune in to "world news now" next monday morning for a full wrap-up. >> looking forward to it. chris rock. >> he is the host. it will be fun and exciting. jack will be here with fashion. >> our bachelor analyst. >> bachelor analyst. >> turned fashion analyst. >> and we are all geared up and ready. >> ohoh, is thahat what i'm going to be wearin
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>> is that it? this morning on "world news now," donald trump wins nevada. >> the projected winner as the caucus votes come in overnight. the impact on the republicans as trump looks ahead to super tuesday. live extensive coverage straight ahead. >> dueling democrats. hillarary clinto addressing controversy at lt night's south carolina town hall while bernie sanders reaches out to critical african-american voters. another major story, extreme weather and the deadly tornadoes hitting the south. the threat far from over. get this morning's warnings from accuweather. >>nd later after so many celebrity performers won grammy awards, this humble bus driver with an amazing voice is getting the attention he deserves. is wednesday, february th. >> announcer: eveveryone abc news, this is "world news now."
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on what is a busy wednesday morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm reena ninan. incredible numbers for donald trump. really surprised 37 wll get into the entrance polls and what we've seen. but i never thought we would say this morning that he did incredibly well with hispanics. >> he did very well with hispanics getting me e than 40% of the vote there in nevada. so that's where we're going to get started. it really is a winng streak for donald tru scoring a dominant victory in nevada. >> he racked up his third straight win far ahead of the rest of the republican packet. marco rubio inned a distant second follows by ted cruz this third place. now trump promising similar results for super tuesday. lauren liveder joining us live from las vegas. morningo you, lauren. >> good morning, reena and kendis. entrance poll results showing that gop kaungss here marked new highs in desire for an outsider candidate and voter anger. those voters helping to vault donald trump to that victory.
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here in nevada. choosing who should represent republicans in the race for president. >> the reason i'm really for trump is he's really saying what everyone's thinking. >> there's only one, trump, of course. >> lee we love you trump. >> reporter: abc news projecting donald trump won the nevada caucuses as expected. >> if you listen to the pundits, we weren't expected to win too much and now we're winning, winning, winning the country. >> reporter: trump made his final push with nevada voters tuesday, hurling insults at ted cruz. >> this guy is the single biggest liar i have dealt with in my life. now, i've met much tougher peoplehan ted. he's like a baby compared to some of the people. he is like a little baby. >> and cruz responded. >> frankly i'm n willing to gamble my daughters' future with donald trump. >> cruz telling abc news he thinks trump's insults are a barometer for how rattled the front-runner is. cruz takg some jabs of his
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>> the truth of the matter is if donald became president, nobody knows what the heck he would do. >> marco rubio escaped trp's attacks but launched a few himself. >> i didn't just become a conservative like a year a a half a when i thought about running for president. >> ben carson and john kasich still in the race despite low poll numbers. now, just 30 delegates were at stake here in nevada. up next is super tuesday, march 1st when 11 states will vote and nearly 600 delegates are up for grs. kendis and reena. >> trump did have late night victory speech. but what are we hearing from his campaign at this point. >> reporter: he did, he gave a ory speech at his watch party right here in las vegas. he said you know, a couple months ago, his campaign was not expected to win this, and it did. and he said the country is going to be winning. he touted his success as you mentioned kendis, with evangelicals and also with hispanics.
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the poorly educated saying he loves the poorly changed. he also spoke of the upcoming contests and gave a vote of confidence that he will do well in those. >> he always says it like itis. you never have to doubt what's in his mind. we always get the first word from him. abc's lauren lyster, thank you so much live in las vegas for pass. we'll check back with you a little bit later. >> the quote of the nightht we love the poorly changed. to the democrats now and hillary clinton and bernisanders lookoking to sy voters in south carolina. ahead of saturday's primary there. the candidates took part in a town hall last night laying out their differences and battling fo the crucial african-american vote. we get more from abc's liz kreutz. >> reporter: overnight hillary clinton fired up. >> 100 reasons why. >> why is there one standard for me and not for everybody else. >> reporter: confident with the that giant lead in the palmetto state now brushing off new concerns about her e-mails. >> i'm well aware of the drip, drip, drip.
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you know is going to have any lasting effect and i am not all worried about it. >> reporter: in the final days before voting here,oth clinton and bernie sanders making their final pitch to african-americans in a state wherer that expecected to make up half of the democratic vote. >> we must sustain and strengthen the historically black colleges and universities. >> racism along with economic issues, changeal issues and all the rest have to be addressed. otherwise, you know, we are never going to be the nation we should be. >> reporter: earlier clinton in a church joining grieving mothers from the mother of eric garner to trayvon martin. >> nobody reached out to us. nobody listened to us. nobody said black lives maer. until this brave and powerful woman stood up for us. >> meanwhile sanders admitting his campaign still has work to do. >> why do you believe that your message is not resonating, as well there?
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our support has grownnd it has grown in the african-american community. >> reporter: there are new questions over clinton's e-mails. late yesterday a judge said some of her her top aes would have to testify over the usef her personal e-mail server. sanders i hoping to do very well in some of the super tuesday states next week. >> our thanks to liz there. look for more political coverage coming up in a few moments. our deputy political editor is herere with her insight that's later in this half hour. an all out fight brewing over the replacement for are antonin scalia. mitch mcconnell with his strongest words yet ruling out any set action on whoever president obama nominates. he says republicans will not hold hearings or a full senenate vote until after the next president is sworn in. president obama is expected to name his nomin in the next few weeks. the deadline past approaching, we're getting a look how apple plans to defend itself against the fbi.
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yesterday to support and. the tech giant will say the court order violates its free speech rights and apple will argue that konging gres should decide the issue, not the courts or the justice department. a major storm system is bringing inevere weather to the south particularly the gulf coast. at least three people are dead, two of thehem in louisiana. trailer park home exactly where a tornado also critically injured more than half a dozen people. not far away that, or another twister badly damaged a gold's gym that was filled with people. i starred screaming everybody get down. take cover. d before i knew it -- >> a mississippi man was killed home. overall at least a dozen tornadoes have been reported. this storm is bringing snow, freezing rain and a tornado threat to millions today. williams. hey, paul, morning. >> thanks, kendis, reena. that same deadl storm is not going to die out anytime soon. this low pressure system that's
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will create a mix of snow on the cold side of it. torrential downpours throughout the ohio valley region. this is the parts we have to watch out for. going to affect florida, georgia, going into virginia. we're looking for another event where several tornados are likely to form. so please continue to stay tuned. kendis, reena. >> it's going to be a long night. two people died in a house explosion near seattle. the blast in port orchard so powerful it sent debris 30 feet into the air. aming these pictures. people eight miles away were shaken by the explosion. investigators from the atf have joined the search for a cause. investigators found six reasons why is takata air bags inflated with too much force in the past. those esexplosions have caused at least ten deaths worldwide. scientists say their use of a certain chemical whout a drying agent increases the risk of explosion after long-term
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and found parts of the air bag do not holds up under extreme humidity. investigators say they're fiing apply so most the 28 million vehicles with the air bags recalled in the u.s. >> consumer reports out with its ranking of top cars. the top five brands include audi, subaru, lexus, porsche and bmw. the top ranking domestic brand is buick at number seven. magazine considers performance and reliability before issuing the annu list. >> my toyota corolla isn't on that list. >> no. >> and here's the newest offering from another luxury brand. it's land rover's new collaboration with the britishsh shotgun maker holland and holland. >> there it is. in holland andholland's signature green color. only 30 of them will be sold in the u.s. ststarti inhe spring. >> here's wt you get. it features rear seats that recline and comes with tables.
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. returning to our top story, donald trump easily winning the in caucuses overnight into the as trump's third first-place finish after new hampshire and south carolina. 60% of caucusgoers said they prefer someone from outside the political establishment. >> and abc news political director shushannah walshe joins
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voters especially what's so striking to me shush is that you see these voters. they want someone who is a outsider. but the republican establishment has really rallied around marco rubio. at what point do the two sides meet. >> you make a great point. since jeb bush g got out of the race, we see the establishment circling the wagons coalescing around marco rubio. but the question really is, is it too late. now you saw donald trump tonight with what looks like a big win. third state winning. and we've seen in this cycle how much do endorsements matter. i think that this question of these two sides is the story going forward. >> and really we should mention we keep talking about this being a really big victory. we were talking where he has won already. it really shows his depth right now. >> exactly. he's won in the south. in south carolina, and he's won in new hampsre and now, of course, in nevada. but talking about let's look at
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he won with hispanic voters over two hispanic candidates, he won with conservative voters and evangelical voters. that's a real blow to ted cruz who wants t to be the conservative in the race but also to rubio trying to be the establishment choi. >> i want to also turn to the dedemocrats. looking ahead to super tuesday, can you say with 100% confirmamation tha by s super tuesday we'll have a democratic nomie locked in? >> no, because bernie sanders says he is going to go all the way to the convention. he says it all the time. he has the money to back him. of course, though, the field doesn't looks favorable right now to bernie sanders. and on super tuesday, we'll know how much more he has to go. >> okay. so looking ahead to super tuesday, obviously, donald trump has the momentum right now. do we see rubio and cruz winning any of those dozen states up for grabs next tuesday? >> well this he have to. in order for this to keep on going, they have to keep winning.
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you on election nights coming out and giving victory speeches but donald trump is the one that keepsn winning. so i think that as this goes on, we're going to see the home state fire walls first it's going to be in texas, ted cruz's home state. then in floridand even ohio where john kasich is still in the race. if they can't win tir home states, that shows a lot. >> every political journalist is hoping for a brokered convention. >> it would be uncharted. i still think we're long way from that especially in donald trump keeps on winning there's not much to broker. >> he's he won three in a row. it's pretty clear what's going on here. >> we still do have a lot more to go. >> thank you. >> deputy political director shushannah walshe. >> all ght. let's move on. coming up in our next half hour in, pursuit of justice. the "dancing with the stars"
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a real-life courtroom drama. ar why erin andrew is suing the national marriott hotel and what it suggests about hotel security for the rest of us. outside of nashville, the celebrity hiding in plain sight. the school bus driver who won a grammy. why he's back on the job this morning.
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nonow." why don't you rock my soul i love this. this makes my sl smile. this next story. the american gospel group the fairfield four has been around for more than 90 years. >> can you believe that? nine daks. last week, t group won a grammy award for best roots album launching one of hits membs an unassuming 80-year-old bus driver into unexpected fame. here's abc's steve so sun sammy. >> reporter: to the children he gets to o school ery morning in wilson unty, tennessee, joe thompson is just the bus driver. >> reporter: but familie here learning the man behind the wheel f thehe last 14 years is
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>> still rocking my soul, fairfield four. >> reporter: on the grammy is taken, an he thanked the folks back loam at the bus barn. >> we'd like to send out a shoutout to the transportation departnt in wilton county, tennessee. >> reporter: he sings bass for the fairfield four, an legendary acappella gospel group. his day job pays him $17 an hour driving little boys and girls with special needs. children he serves are now sharing their love which he says grammy. steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. >> really is a wonderful story. thanks to steve for bringing us that. they just sound absolutely amazing. > apparently thompson built trucks for a while and then retired in 2002 and then decided he was going to start being a bus driver. >> yeah. >> and that led to this. >> they starred as a trio years ago and now making beautiful music. pet moments are beautiful, unless you have allergies.
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and now it's time for "the mix." will a third grader in north calina enters his talent show and boy, does he nail it. he has autism and decided he was going to be his hero. michael jackson. look at this. >> get it. >> look at that. >> and he nails the moon walk. >> apparently he was in a restaurant and just started dancing and realizes he's got talent. heails the talent show, don't you think. >> very cool. congratulations to him. >> i could watch this all day. who doesn't love "billie jean." >> apparently he likes bruno mars. he's practicing other moves of bruno mars. so you have a son and you have a daughter. >> yes. >> and you always say that your son needs to be a little better with his sister. >> yeah. all the time, talking about that.
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shame with his this morning on "world news now," breaking news. extreme weather, the furious storms leaving behind destruction and heartache in the south. the powerful system on the move right now. >> also breaking overnight, nevada victory. donald trump's caucus celebration and what it means for the rest of the republicans. we'll take you live to las vegas. and new this half hour, the workout video that became an unexpected sensation. >> the fitness freak and busy mom who uses wine in her exercise routines. the laughs and support she's getting worldwide. and later, celine dion returns to the las vegas stage dedicating her performance to the love of her life, her words her music in "the skinny" on this wednesday, february 24th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> g good morng. it is a busy wednesday morning.
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>> and i'm reena ninan. we'll get right to the presidential race in a moment. first breaking news, a massive storm system slamming the south right now. >> more than a dozen tornadoes have been reported overnight, causing at least three deaths. two wer at this trailer bark, this is i louisiana about 40 miles south of baton rouge. the latest storm track in a moment. but we begin with abc's linzie janis. >> look, it's ing down. >> reporter: funnel clouds trying to tchdown in new orleans. >> take shelter now. extreme threat. >> severe weather spawning this massive waterspout on lake ponchartrain. >> coming off to the side. >> reporter:r: watch atwo more form on the sides. one reported twister ripping through this rv park in convent, louisiana. lling two people and injuring dozens. >> in downtown prairieville, major damage to businesses. incredibly, dozezen of peoe insi this gold's gym unharmed
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through. >> i started screaming everybody get down. everybody get down it take cover. >> reporter: the entire side of the building sheered off. the storms started near san antonio with golf ball sized hail. this car getting pummeled. heavy rain bringing accidents. one person injured when this tractor-trailer overturned and three cacars slamm into it. these storms are on the move headed easast so autrities are asking everyone across the region to remain on alert. linzie janis, abc news, prairieville, louisiana. >> we should point out that storm warnings are going up right now as the system moves east. and taking a look at the radar, tornado watches in effect in georgia and florida overnight. dangerous conditions from the deep south up the east coast. ou coverage continues with accuweather's paul williams. good morning. good morning. that same deadly storm that caused havoc throughout the deep
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going to shiftowards the east downo tampa with damaging winds. 35o 55 or 60-milper-hour winds at the very least. chances of tornadoes as well as damaging hail and you have to keep in mind why. this front's going to cut underneath all this warm air and cause those storms to fire off. kendis, reena. >> turning to politics, another sweeping victory for donald trump. >> trump won the nevada caucuses by what looks like his widest margin yet. he made his victory speech flanked by his two oldest sons telling the crowd he attracted voters across a broad spectrum winning among evangelicals and hispanics. >> marco rubio taking second place. picking up a new wave of suppo from the gop establishment. ted cruz finishing third and ben carson, john kasich trailed in the single digits. now all eyes are on super tuesday. >> as the votes are counted, the latest right now from the polls in nevada. >> abc's lauren lyster is live
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lauren, now that trump has won, are we hearing anything from his challengers? >> you know, reena and kendis, we absolutely are. we heard from ted cruz a short time ago. at his watch party, he me the point that all of the ballots have not been counted yet, but he did congratulate donald trump on a good evening. he also made the point that the first four primary states are meant to narrow the field. saying that that's exactly what they've done. he also said that history has shown that no one has won the nomination without winning one of the first three contests saying only two candidates have done that, himself and donald trump. he made the point that after the first four contests he is the only one, , has the ly campaign that has or can beat donald trump. now, we also heard from ben carson. he said that he believes that something or that things are starting to happen here. when he told that to supporters he was at just 7% of the caucus vote. >> okay.
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from the entrance polls for the voters that were going into the caucuses in nevada. what are we getting ouof those? >> yeah, kendis. entrance poll data showing these gop caucuses were marked by new highs in desire for an outsider candidate. among voters and also by new highs d voter anger. and both of those trends among voters helped vault donald trump to victotory. nonow we alssaw the support of evangelicals and hispanics thrown behind donald trump. ted cruz who won among evangelicals in iowa losing out among them here in nevada to donald trump. and then also donald trump having that strong s showing wh hispanics and marco rubio losing out there. >> who would have thought the two hispanic candidates would lose to donald trump. huh? >> by a big margin. >> abc's lauren lyster live in las vegas. stay with abc news as the votes come in om nevada. we'll keep you up to date all
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morning." so the democratsn the other side of the country making their case in south carolina. hillary clinton and bernie sanders appeared at a town hall last night, both making a pitch for the african-american vote. sanders promised a hike in funding for historically black colleges while clinton talked about racial barriers and police shootings. she also took questions about the e-mail scandal and benghazi. >> i testifified for 1hours on the benghazi committee. you know, people were really, oh my goodness. oh, my goodness. i told the truth. i have turned over 55,000 pages of e-mails. nobody in any cabinet position has ever been as transparent or open. >> i like her and i respect her. this is not some kind of personality fight or stuff like that. we're not republicans after all. >> sande called on clinton to release transcripts of her paid wall street speeches. she says she'll only do it if
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republicans, agree to release theirs, as well. new this morning, ththe late justice antonin scalia suffered several major health problems according to the supreme court doctor. in a just released letter, the doctor says he was overweight. diabetic and had coronary artery disease among other ailments. he was also a smoker. meanwhile, senate republicans have ruled out taking any action on his replacement till the next president nominates someone. >> president obama's plan to close the prison camp at guantanamo bay, cuba, is facing stiff opposition from republicans in congress. among the more controversial aspects of the plan would be the transfer of some detainees to facilities here in the united states. such a move is currently against u.s. law but the white house has not ruled out the president taking executive action to go around congress. the jury says johnson & johnson must pay $72 million for a woman's death from ovarian cancer. the alabama woman blamed her
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company's baby powder and shower to shower product. they face hundreds of lawsuits saying it failed to warn consumers the talc based products could cause cancer. the alabama woman died last fall. federal health officials are investigating more than a dozen reported cases of sexually transmitted zika virus in the united states. all the cases involve men who visited areasas with zika outbreaks and may have infected their female sex parns. according to the cdc, that suggests that sexual transmission is more likely than previously thought. but there's encouraging news abouthe zika virus. two houstoton hospits have developed a rapid test for it which can provide results in just a matter of hours. however, initially the test will only be available in those two facilities. texas children's hospital and houston methodist. the hospitals don't want to be ovwhelmed with requests fo testing. > the cdc announced they've expanded travel warnings to trinidad, tobago, and the marshall islands.
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keep an eye those places. >> one young mother in northern california is spreading her message about the benefits of physical fitness. one bottle of wine at a time. my kind of woman. 24-year-old april story's so-called wine workout video has now gone viral. >>e see her lifting wine bottles and doing push-ups. while taking a sip of wine. story says she did the video just to be funny but she's happy to reach such a wide audience. >> what i want to show people with my videos is fitness is mething you can do anywhere and you can use anything. >> we should be clear, the story has posted dozens of nonalcohol related videos but she says simple every day home workouts can help just about anyone. >> look at that. >> trying to doing this all day long. show you the gun show. >> i'mot so o the suret's going to work for you. you drank all the stuff inside. it's an empty bottle. i'm not sure the workout is going to work for you.
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that is definitely not the best place to get stuck. two workers stranded 62 floors above midtown manhattan. they were replacing glass panels on the building when the weather turned rough. and they decided to call it quits but e scaffold was stuck in place. the guy operating it says that he had it working again before firefighters cut out a window to rescue the workers. >> there was no need for the fire department atll. this was overdone. >> they were fine. they're fine. no panic. they're trained, well trained. they have their all their certifications. it's pt of the nature of the beast. >> just an average day at work. firefighters say the two men were stuck outside in the cold, wind and rain for about an hour before they were pulled to safety. they also say the workers were lucky the scaffold didn't tilt while it was stuck in place. i don't know what would make me cry harder being up that high
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>> i think if it came down, you would be cing harder. well, we're going to turn now to the drama unfolding in a courtroom in nashville involving "dancing with the stars" favorite erin andrews. >> she's suing the national marriott hotel for $75 million for booking her stalker into the room next to hers. allowing him to spy on her through a peephole. here's abc's ryan smith. >> reporter: erin andrews who made a name for herself reporting from the sidelines, and now a host on abc's "dancing with the stars," finds herself taking on a tennessee marriott and a stalker, in a $75 million courtroom battle, claiming the hotel made it easy for the stalker to videotape her in the nude. >> this is so humiliating to her,nd it continues. >> reporter: her lawyers telling a nashville jury, michael david barrett called the marriott of vanderbilt university with a strange request. >> i, michael barrett, want a room next to erin andrews. that's my request. >> reporter: and the hotel did nothing to prevent him from finding her room number and
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room next door, where, according to the lawsuit, he removed and altetered the ephole of her room. >> he stands there for 4 1/2 minutes and videos her. >> reporter: barrett later posting the video online. in 2010, h he pled glty to stalking and was sentenced to 30 months in prison. but according to andrews, the incident caused her severe and permanent emotional distress. in court, the hotel's lawyers arguing barrett's criminal behavior was his responsibility, not theirs. >> he deceived, he connived, he stalked. >> reporter: according to the hotel's lawyers, barrett is expected to testify in this trial. and the trial is expected to last nearly two weeks. ryan smith, abc news, new york. thank you, ryan. when we come back, celine dion's big comeback moment. >> and what 50 cent posted online that's giving a judge second thoughts about his bankruptcy case.
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"the skinny" is next. skinny, so "skinny." >> time now for "the skinny." topping our headlines this morning, celine dion's big comeback. >> she made a triumphant return to the stage at the coliseum in las vegas, her first concert since the death of her husband rene last month. it started with a video montage
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years to the curtains drawing back and her sonong "with e more look at you." her voice breaking up at times during it, understandably. after her first t number s spoke to the audience sharing with them how much she misses him and still talks with him. >> i feel and i know he hears me. one way or another, i know he will give me a sign for his approval for not. and now, i can feel that he's telling me to p it and start singing. >> oh. such a heavy heart but so much humor and liveliness and last night's opening event was live streamed on celinedion.com to a worldwide audience. >> it was a great show. is the first half hour was broadcast and it was really
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tv remake of t 1987 classic dirty dancing". singer, dancer and actor cole pratts will be playing the iconic role of johnny. >> he needs to work out more. best known for his appearance in pink's video "try" showing off his performance skills and ultra chiseled physique. >> the three-hour musical airing on abc will also star abigail breslin as baby and deborah messing as baby's mother. i can't wait for this. next why 50 cent i is irritating a bankruptcy court judge. >> apparently it's a thing for the rapper to photograph himself among piles of cash. who doesn't do the that? just last week, the judge said the 40-year-old rapper's instagram photos are raing doubts about his actual need for bankruptcy protection. one of those ptos used piles of cash to spell out the word "broke."
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posing in front of a wall of cash that would make any mid size bank jealous. how do we know this is real cash? >> itrobably . hey, the rapper filed for bankruptcy last year after a judge ordered him to pay $7 million to lavonia levistonver a sex tape lawsuit. he reportedly owes suntrust bank and sleek audio nearly $30 million. we'll see how it plays out. and finally speaking of thumbing your nose to the judicial system, mexican drug lord joaquin he will chapo guzman is safely back behind bars. >> but his beautiful beauty queen wife emma coronel aispuro is making the rounds with the american tv executives reportedly in talks with investigation discovery to star in a new reality series called we're not making this up, folks, this is true, "stand by your con." it will be about women and the fugitives they love. >> p producersf the proposed show are reportedly reaching out to members of the charlie manson family. stand by your con
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i like beer, it makes me a jolly good fellow i like beer >> well-known. >> the man who really likes a certain brand of mexican beer is now finding himself in court. >> the pitchman for dos equis dub dd the most interesting man in the world is now being called a deadbeat. abc's s nick watexplains why. >> he can speak french and russian. he is the momost interting man in the world. >> reporter: but the man who has played him for ten years jonathan goldsmith now knee deep in the most interesting legal battle. >> i prefer dos equis. >> repter: apparentltly
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equis intoxicated him into believg he could ignore his promises reads a complaint filed by his manager who is claimin the caivating chap owes him a cut of close to $2 million. in pure money. >> i don't always brink beer. >> reporter: or apparently always pay that manager. he stopped in november 2014. >> his two cents is worth $37 and change. reporter: the suit declaring there is nothing interesting about being a deadbeat refers to goldsmith as the least honorable man in the entertainment business. >> the last time he flirted with daer, danger got clingy. >> reporter: goldsmith just countersued his manager. >> my client i have to tell you has been in the business over 50 years. he's an honorable man. he's never cheated anyone. >> reporter: goldsmith claims by dishing details and dollars inlved his now ex-manager is jeopardizing this gig, andalls him a failed c list actor, now a failed personal manager. >> stay thirsty my friends.
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interesting men in the world, he is a fighter. nick watt, abc news, los angeles. i love the commercials and apparently i just surveyed our control room. they love it with tacos and with a shot of tequila on the side. >> that's how you drink your beer. what would you drink with "world news now" beer? i like beer >> that is my other part time job after the e show. >> a shot of tito's vodka. >> you know i love my tito's. >> you love your tips, as well. >> that's a true picture of how reena looks before she gets on air. >> yeah, before oktoberfest, as well.
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i'm reena ninan. >> and i'm kendis gibson. here's a look at the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." winning streak. it's three in a row for donald trump. living up to expectations in nevada. trump won the caucuses by a wide margin, prevailing over marco rubio and ted cruz and he's promising to score big again on super tuday. live coverage in a ment. there have been at least a dozen tornados in the south, part o of the stng storm system in the region. the twisters caused deaths in louisiana and mississippi. severe thunderstorms will be a problem through the night. the cdc reports 14 cases of zika virus in this country transmitted through sexual contact from men who had traveled to their female partners. meanwhile, houston doctors say they have developed a rapid test for zika. >> and celine dion makes a triumphant return to the stage at the coliseum in las vegas, her first concert since the death of her husband.
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worldwide audience. those are e some of r top stories on this wednesday, february 24th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> hi, everybody. as you know, donald trump has coined that term huge and man, didn't he live up to it last night. >> what a night. a lot of surprises in the entrance polls. we're going to break it all down in just a bit. >> it was a triumphant victory for donald trump in nevada. >> and trump handily won the nevada caucuses propelling his march to the republican nomination. marco rubio and ted cruz trailing well behind after a fierce week of campaigning. abc's lauren lyster joins us live from las vegas. lauren, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, reena and kendis. entrance poll results showing the gop caucuses here in nevadada were marked by new highs in desire for an outsider candidate and in voter anger. those voters helping vault
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gop voters lined up to caucus here in nevada choosing who should represent republicans in the race for president. >> the reason i'm really for trump is he's really saying what everyone's thinking. >> there's only one, trump, of course. >> we love you trump. >> reporter: abc news projecting donald trump won the nevada caucuses aexpected. >> if you listen to the pundits, we weren't expected to win too much and now we're winning, wiing, winning the country. >> reporter: trump made his final push with nevada voters tuesday hurling insults at rival ted cruz. >> this guy ted cruz is the single biggest liar r i have er dealt with in my life. i mean it. now i've met much tougher people th ted cruz. he's like e a littleaby. >> and cruz responded. >> and frankly, i'm not willing to gamble my daughter's future with donald trump. >> reporter: cruz telling abc news he thinks trump's insults are a bameter for how rattled
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cruz taking some jabs of h his own. >> the truth of the matter is, if donald became president, nobody knows what the heck he would do. he doesn't know what the heck he would do. >> reporter: marco rubio escaped trump's attacks but launched a few himself. >> i didn't become a conservative a year and a half ago when i thought about running for president. ben carson and john kasich still in the race despite low poll number. just 30 delegates were at stake here in nevada. up next is super tuesday, march 1st, 11 states voting and nearly 600 delegates up for grabs. reena and kendis. >> that's going to be a big one. any voting trends might have caught your eye last night from the entrance polls out there? >> reporter: some of the interesting onesave to do with who else, donald trump winning support among hispanics as good as marco rubio and ted cruz combined. also, after ted cruz performed well, winning evangelical
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so far that he has won, donald trump won that support here in nevada. >> incredible. what about trump's challengers? you've got ask you before you go. are we hearing anything about them responding to the results there in nevada? >> reporter: we have heard from ted cruz at his tching party here in nevada. you knowdid he congratulate donald trump on a good evening. he made the point all the votes are still being counted and that he is the only campaign that has shown that it can and has beat donald trump as ted cruz obviously won in the iowa caucuses earlier. >> lauren, thank you so much. go back to playing those slot machines. abc's lauren lyster live in las vegas. how often does the company send you to vegas? >> she's done working >> she's worked a long shift. >> she can go party. as trump looked to the next round of votes on super tuesday, he reminded voters he would build a wawall at thmexican border and keep guantanamo bay open. >> for more about what trump had to say, here's abc's josh haskell. good morning, josh. >> good morning.
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win for donald trump. here in nevada, trump won his third straight state telling supporters at treasure island he wonith old voters, young voters a latinos. trump ran strong among evangelical voters delivering another blow to ted cruz. for voters who wanted an outsider candidate who tells it like it is, the billionaire businessman ran even stronger. next up, super tuesday, now less than a week away when 12 states will vote. >> we've had some great numbers coming out of texas. and amazing numbers coming out of tennessee and georgia and arkansas. and then in a couple of weeks later, florida. we love florida. we're going to do very well in ohio. we're beating the governor. that's good. it's always nice to be beating the governor. >> reporter: as for second place, abc news is projecting a cle race between marco rubio and ted cruz. kendis and reena.
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from nevada there. we're also watching the votes come in from the silver state. be sure to watch for our political updates on the air, online all morning long right here on abc news. the democrats are vying for last minute tes before their next primary in south carolina this saturday. hillary clinton and bernie sanders took part in a cnn town hall last night each trying to reach out to the black community in a state where african-americans make up more than half of the democratic vote. >> we mumust susta and strengthen the historically blk colleges and universities. >> racism along with economic all the rest have to be otherwise, you know, we are never going to be the nation we should be. >> sanders went afteclinton over her wealthy donors anwall strereet speecs. having the best plan to crack down on wall street. >> hillary clinton is also weighing in on the president's efforts to close the prison at
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clinton says thahat the pson is a copying recruitment advertisement for terrrrorists. and that presisident oba is right to try to close it.. burepublicans in congress don't see it that way. here's abc's jon karl. >> reporter: it holds some of the world's most notorus terrorists, including 9/11 mastermind khalid sheikh mohammed, and abu zubaydah, once al qaeda's chief of operations. in releasing his plan to close guantanamo -- >> keeping this facility open is contrary to our values. it undermines our standing in the e world. >> reporter: -- the president is trying to keep one of his first promises as a presidential candidate. >> we will close guantanamo. >> reporter: the white house plan is short on specifics. of the 91 detainees, about 30 would be transferred to other countries. the rest, brought to unspecified lotions in the u.s. >> the yays are 91. >> reporter: cgress has already voted to forbid bringing detainees to the u.s. but the white house didn't rule out the president acting on his own. it's a really simple question.
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place, can you still close that facility, yes or no? >> we are now asking for congress to give it fair consideration. and i'm not going to speculate at this point, if congress refuses to do that. >> reporter: if the president tries to defy congreress and close e guantana on his own, through executive order, congressional republicans say they are prepared to fight him in court. in fact, they have already retained counsel to help make the case jonathan karl, abc news, the white house. this morning, the kennedy cousin once convicted of murdering his 15-year-old neighbor is back in court. prosecutors are trying to reinstate the conviction of michael skakel for the 1974 killing. he was found guilty of murdering martha moxley in 2002 but was granted a new trial in 2013. he's been free on bond ever since. and johnson & johnson has been hit about with a major penalty in the first of what may be a string of lawsuits over talcum powder. a jury ordered them to pay $72
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alabama woman who blamed ovarian cancer on the talc products. she said she used johnson & johnson baby powder and shower to shower for 35 years. she died last october. several top figures of a polygamist sect in utah will make court appearances today to facece fraud a money laundering charges. they we taken into custody yesterday at chair compound. among those arrested were two brothers from warren jeffs who is in prison for child ex-al assault. the suspects tried to defraud a food stamp program and hide the proceeds. and this 37-year-old mother from southern california is facing felony grand theft charges. veronica paderez is listed as president of the school's pta, now accused of stealing $52,000 from the group and $26,000 from a little league. her husband says it's all a misunderstanding and that the charges would bebe straighned out soon.
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looking for a couple of other girls to compete against her. oh. she's 9-year-old jesselyn silva of hkensack, new jersey. she's been boxing for two years already. >> float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. silva's already won a couple of turms and she's in the ring working with a trainer. the problem is she can't find many girls or boys to box against. >> she says she loves boxing becae you can hit people without getting in trouble. look at that. i'm scared. her grandmother isn'n't a big n. dad calls her old fashioned. >> calls grandma old fashioned. >> exactly. >> she's got a nice little hook. look at that. >> she canake out ronda rousey. >> she's got something going there. >> yep. coming up, speaking of boxing, sylvester stallone's big oscar wish. can he win the award he didn't get back in 1977? >> also ahead the controversy surrounding peyton manning and the sexual assault allegations at the university of tennessee.
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amid a sexual harassment lawsuit that's linked to star quarterback peyn manning. here's abc's baz a kanani. >> reporter: a united front at the university of tennessee. >> i couldn't be more proud of to be part of a culture herere at tennessee that is truly connected and bonded. >> reporter: 16 head coaches coming forward together to defend their school's reputation against allegations of sexual harassment made in a lawsuit sweeping national headlines. >> to think that the university is not treating women fairly is totally not true. >> reporter: at leassix women disagrgree. they're suing the university claiming it created a hostile environment for women otecting male athletes by acting with deliberate indifference in its response to incidents of sexual sault. the suit focuses on five recent cases. but one paragraph in the 64-page complaint refers to a 20-year-old allegation against super bowl champion quarterback peyton manning. back in 1996, a female trainer
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manning of sexually assaulting her by putting his genitals in his face while she examined him, a claim manng vehemently denies though he did ttle out of court. >> it's involving one of the great hes in our culture in sports. it's a story incredibly potentially damaging to peyton manning. >> the university coaches are concerned about the damage the lawsuit could mean to their current athletes. >> i think it's unfair that a lot of these individuals that don't go to parties that have never touched a drop of alcohol. >> bazi kanani, abc news, washington. >> and butch jones, the head coach there says it's being used the lawst is being used against them for recruiting purposes. it affects a lot of women coming forward. a case likthis can have such big repercussions across the country at a local level. >> and ramifications for the university. manning wrote about the incident in his book says he simply was caught mooning another athlete and said it was crude but
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the story. >> absolutely. coming up, rhinos under threat in the wilds of africa. >> their biggest predator humans poaching them for their highly coveted horns. now how authorities a fighting
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drone team can tell the rangers where to intercept. south africa is home to over 80% of the world's rhino population. but ey're facing extinction in the wi because of their highly coveted horns. the high demand comes from asia where the horns are believed to have medicinal powers. this man says he's heard from friends that it can cure diseases. he mixes up the horn and puts it in a drink. >> there is no scientific proof that rhino horn has any medicinal benefits. but people firmly believe that rhino horn does have the attributes that it's said to have. you know, it's the same as doesn't exist. rhino poaching has reached unprecedented levels in south africa. ten years ago, 25 were poached.. the number last year, 1175. i met with a former poacher who asked us not to show his face. through a translator he says
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and says he did it to support his family. >> did you ever feel bad for what you were doing for killing these animals? >> he says at times, i wouould feel sorry for the animals but i had to do what i had to do. park rangers say trying to save the rhino from poachers is like fighting a war. >> some would say they're getting close to wiping the rhino off the planet. and you all are fighting that battle right now. >> we're trying because it's very bad. >> reporter: but for now, the war continues to save some of africa's most majestic creatures. >> incredible report there. i should point out in belize where i'm from, the conservation groups are using it to protect and monitor the barrier reef, the second largest in the entire world, from illegal fishing. >> they're using a lot of technology, the world wildlife fund also being funded by google to help use this type of tetechnology fun segment to watch on "good morning america" this week the
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so over the course of 46 years, sylvester stallone has appearednd starred, get this, in more than 50 movies. most famously, of course, the rocky and rambo franchises. >> so far he's racked up only three academy award nominations. could this be the year he takes home the golden trophy? here's abc's brandi hitt. >> reporter: rocky balboa, an iconic movie hero with strength and heart. created by a man known as one of the most humble in hollywood. >> sylvester stallone. >> reporter: back in 1977, sylvester stallone did not win the oscar for best actor or for writing "rocky." but after shadowboxing with muhammad ali on stage, he was still appreciative. >> it's something i'm going to
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thank you very, very much. now nearly 40 years later -- >> i never thought i would be able to cross this threshold again. stallone is back as rocky, nominated for a best supporting actor oscar in the sequel "creed." >> everything i got has moved on and i'm here. with his daughters by his side, the hollywood heavyweight won his first golden globe last month and reflected on being absent during his quick rise to fame. >> then i rerealized tt family is everything and that's the greatest award you can get. you get one chance at life and you'd better fight to keep it. >> people seem to be cheering for sylvester stallone. they want to see him win because he's somebody who's worked so hard and for such a long time. >> when rocky won best picture, the film's providers are seen pulling stallone on stage. >> i'd like to thank you for sharing your dream of rocky with us. >> reporter: sunday he may climb those stairs again this time for his own oscar.
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been on the hollywood walk of fame for more than 30years. rocky franchise a huge success, grossing more than a billion dollars worldwide. brandi hitt, abc news, hollywood. >> it could be his night. abc is the place to be on oscar's night. live coverage starts sunday at 7:00 eastern4:00 pacific. tune in to "world news now" next monday morning for a full wrap-up. >> looking forward to it. chris rock. >> chris rock is the host. it will be fun and exciting. we should pnt out that jack will be here with fashion. >> our bachelor analyst. >> bachelor analyst. >> turned fashion analyst. >> and we are all geared up and ready. >> oh, is that what i'm going to be wearing? >> just about.t. is that it? be wearing?
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this morning on "world news now," donald trump wins nevada. >> the projected winner as the caucusotes come in overnight. the impact on the republicans as trump looks aheato super tuesday. li extensive coveragstraight ahead. dueling democrats. hillary clinton addressing controversrsy at lasnight's south carolina town hall while bernie sanders reaches out to crcritical aican-american voters. another major story, extreme weather and the deadly tornadoes hitting the south. e threat far from over. get this morning's warnings from accuweather. and later, after so many celebrityerformers won grammy awards, this humble bus driver with an amazingoice is getting the attention he deserves. it is wednesday, february 24th. from abc news, this is "world news now." we do say good morning to everyone.
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morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm reena ninan. incredible numbers for donald trumump. >> absolutely. >> really surprised. >> we'll get into the entrance polls and what we've seen. but i never thought we would say this morning that he did incredibly well with hispanics. >> he did very well with hispanics, getting more than 40% of the vote there in nevada. so that's where we're going to get started. it really is a winning streak for donald trump, scoring a dominant victory in nevada. >> he racked up his third straight win far ahead of the rest of the republican pack. marco rubio in a distant second followed by ted cruz in third place. now trump promising similar results for super tuesday. lauren lister joining us live from las vegas. morning to you, lauren. >> reporter: good morning, reena and d kendis. entrance poll results showing that gop caucuses here marked outsider candidate and voter anger. those voters helping to vault
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gop voters lined up to caucus here in nevada, choosing who should represent republicans in the race for president. >> the reason i'm really for trump is he's really saying what everyone's thinking. >> there's only one, trump, of course. >> we love you, trump! >> reporter: abc news projecting donald trump won the nevada caucuses as expected. >> if you listen to the pundits, we weren't expected to win too much. and now we're win, winning, winning the country. >> reporter: trump made his final push with nevada voters tuesday, hurling insults at rival ted cruz. >> this guy, ted cruz, is the single biggest liar i've dealt with in my life. now, i mean it. now, i've met much tougher people than ted. he's like a baby compared to some of the people. he is like a little baby. >> reporter: and cruz responded. >> frankly, i'm not willing to gamble my daughter's future with donald trump. >> reporter: cruz telling abc nenews he thinks trump's insults are a barometer for how rattled the front-runner is.
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own. >> the truth of the matter is if donald became president, nobody knows what the heck he would do. he doesn't know what the heck he would do. >> reporter: marco rubio escaped trump's attacks, but launched a few himself. >> i didn't just become a conservavative lika year and a half ago when i thought about running for president. >> reporter: ben carson and john kasich still in the race, too, despite low poll numbers. now, just 30 delegates were at stake here in nevada. up next is super tuesday, march 1st, en 11 states will vote and n nearly 600 delegates are up for grabs. >> and i know trump did hav a latete night victory speech. but what are we hearing from his campaign at this point? >> reporter: he did. he gave a victory speech at his watch party right here in las vegas. he said, you know, a couple months ago his campaign was not expected to win this and it did. and he said, the country is something to be winning.
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mentioned, kendis, with ee evangelicals and also with his pan iction. he also touted his success was the poorly educated saying he loves the poorly changed. he also spoke of the upcoming contests and gave a vote of confidence that he will do well l inhose. >> he ways says it like it is. you never have to doubt what's in his mind. we always get the first word from him. abc's lauren lyster, thank you so much live in las vegas for us. we'll check back with you a little bit later. >> the quote of the night, we love the poorly ed kaeted. the democrats now, and hillary clinton and bernie sanders looking to sway voters in south carolina. ahead of saturday's primary there. the candidates took part in a town hall last night laying out their differences and battling for the crucial african-american vote. we get more from abc's liz kreutz. >> reporter: overnight hillary clinton fired up. >> 100 reasons why. >> why is there one standard for me and not for everybody else? >> reporter: clinton confident with that giant lead in the palmetto state, now brushing off new concerns about her e-mails.
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drip, drip. it is not something that, you know, is going to have any lasting effect, and i'm not worried about it. >> reporter: in the final days before voting here, both clinton and bernie sanders making their final pitch to african-americans in a state where they are expected to make up half of the democratic vote. >> we must sustain and strengthen the historically black colleges and universities. >> racism, along with economic issues, educational issues and all the rest, have to be addressed. otherwrwise, younow, we are never going to be the nation we should be. >> reporter: earlier clinton in a church joining grieving mothers from the mother of eric garner to trayvon martin. nobody listened to us. nobody said black lives matter. unl this brave and powerful woman stood up for us. >> reporter: mewhile, sanders admitting his campaign still has work to do. >> why do you believe that your message is not resonating, as well there? >> we started with no support. our support has grown and it has
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community. >> reporter: now, there are new questions over clinton's e-mails. late yesterday a federal judge said some ofclinton's top aides would have to testify over the use of her personal e-mail server. sanders is hoping to do very well in some of the super tuesday states next week. reena and kendis? >> our thanks to liz there. look for more political coverage coming up in a few moments. our deputy political editor is here with h her insithat's later in this half hour. well, an allout fight is brbrewing f the replacement for late supreme court justice antonin scalia. majority leader mitch mcconnell with his strongest words yet, ruling out any set action on whoever president obama nominates. he says republicans will not hold hearings or a full senate vote until after the next president is sworn in. president obama is expected to name his nominee in the next few weeks. withhe deadline fast approach, we're getting a look at how apple plans to defend
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there were rallies nationwide yesterday to support apple. the tech giant will say the court order violates its free speech rights and apple will argue that congress should decide the iss, not the courts or the justice department. a major storm system is bringing in severe weather to the south, particularly the gulf coast. at least three people are ad, two of them in louisiana. a trailer parkome exactly where a tornado also critically injured more than half a dozen people. not far away that, or another twister badly damaged a gold's gym that was filled with people. >> i started screaming, sh everybody get down, get down, take cover. and before i knew it -- >> a mississippi man was killed when a tornado hit his mobile home. overall at least a dozen tornadoes have been reported. this storm is bringing snow, freezing rain and a tornado thre to millions today. here's accuweather's paul williams. hey, paul, morning. >> thanks, kendis, reena. that same deadly storm is not going to die out anytime soon. this low pressure system that's really the controlling mechanism
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coldide of it. torrential downpourshroughout the ohio valley region. this is the parts we have to watch out for. it's going to affect florida, georgia, sououth carola, going into virginia. we're looking for another event where several tornados a are likely to form. so, please, continueo stay tuned. kendis, reena. >> it's going to be a long night. thank you, paul. two people have died in a house explosion near seattle. the blast in port orchard so powerful it sent debris 30 feet into the air. you see what's left there. amazing, these pictures. people up to eight miles away were shaken by the explosion. investigators from the atf have joined the search for a cause. investigators say they found several reasons why takata air bags have inflated with too much force in the past.. those air bag explosions have caused at least ten deaths worldwide. scientists say their use of a certain chemical without a drying agent increases the risk of explosion after long-term exposure to heat and moisture
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air bag do not uphold -- or hold up under extreme humidity. investigator say their findings apply to most of the 28 million vehicles with the air bags recalled in the u.s. "consumer reports" out witith its ranking of top cacars. the top five brands include audi, subaru, lexus, porsche and bmw. the top ranking domestic brand is buick at number seven. the magazine krs performance and reliability before issuing the annual list. >> okay. my my toyota corolla isn't on that list. >> no. a here's the newest offering from another luxury brand. it's land rover's new collaboration with the british shotgun maker holland and holland. >> there it is. in holland and holland's signature green color. only 30 of them will be sold in the u.s. starting in the spring.
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it features rear seats that recline and comes with tables. there'e's also aeather trimmed gun case. it can hold two rifles. luxury. it'soing to cost you a bit. here's the sticker price. $245,000. for that, i want a kitchen in the backseat. >> but it c can hold two guns. >> all right. >> america. >> yeah. apparently it's french walnut wood detailing, custom leather trim floor and mats, and etched door handles. >> if only i could afford it. it's the most expensive suv to go on the market ever. >> it's a beauty. it's very nice. >> can we get somebody to pay for that? coming up in "the mix," the third grader who nailed a talent competition doing all of michael jackson's dance moves. and also ahead, a humble bus driver with an amazing voice who hass a lotn common with an artist who's won grammy awards. and we're returning to our top story in a moment. donald trump's victory in nevada. and what's next for the democrats. our deputy political editor is
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returning to our top story, donald trump easily winning the neff never caucuses overnight. >> this is trump's third first-place finish after new hampshire and south carolina. 60% of caucusgoers said they prefer someone from outside the political establishment.
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rector shushannah walshe joins us with morere insightabout the voters. what's so striking to me, shush, is that you see these voters, they want someone who is an outsider. but the republican establishment has really rallied around marco rubio. at what point do the two sides meet? >> you make a great point. since jeb bush got out of the race, we see the establishment circling the wagons coalescing around marco rubio. but the question really is, is itoo late? now you saw donald trump tonight with what looks like a big win. third state winning. and we've seen in this cycle how much do endorsements matter. i think that this question of these two sides is really the story going forward. >> and really we should mention -- we keep talking about this being a really big victory. we were talking where he has won already. it really shows his depth right now. >> exactly. he's won in the south, in south carolina, and he's won in new
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nevada. but let's talk about the entrance polls a little bit. he won with hispanic voters over two hispanic candidates, he won with conservative voters and evangelical voters. that's a real blow to ted cruz who wants to be the conservative in the race but also to rubio trying to be the establishment choice. >> i want to also turn to the democrats. looking ahead to super tuesday, can you say with 100% confirmation that by super tuesday we'll have a democratic nominee locked in? >> no, because bernie sanders says he is going to go all the way to the convention. he says it all the time. and he has the money to back him. of course, though, the field doesn't look as favorable right now to bernie sanders. and on super tuesday, we'll know really how much more he has to go. >> okay. so looking ahead to super tuesday, obviously, donald trumpmp has the momentum right now. do we see rubio and cruz winning any of those dozen states that e up for grabs next tuesday? >> well, they have to. in order for this to keep on going, they have to keep
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you see marco rubio and ted cruz on election nights coming out and giving victory speeches, but trump is the one that keeps on winning. so i think that as this goes on, we're e going toee the home state firewalls first, it's going to be in texas, ted cruz's home state. then in florida and even ohio where john kasich is still in the race. if they can't win their home states, that shows a lot. >> every political journalist is hoping for a brokered convention. >> it definitely would be unchartered. i still think we're a long way from that, especial if donald trump keeps on winning. there's not much to broker. >> he'won three in a row. it's pretty clear what's going on here. >> we still do have a lot more to go. >> thank you. >> deputy political director shushannah walshe. all right. let's move on.
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in pursuit of justice.e. the "dancing with the stars" favorite who's landed herself in a real-life courtroom drama. why erin andrews is suing the national marriotott hotelnd what it suggests about hotel security for the rest of us. outside of nashville, the celebrity hiding in plain sight. the school bus driver who won a grammy. why he's back on the job this morning. you're watchg "world news now."
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abc stations. why don't you rock my soul why don't you rock my soul have you rock my soul i love this. this makes my soul smile. this next story. the american gospel group, the fairfield four, has been around for more than 90 years. >> can you believe that? nine decades. last week, the group won a grammy award for best roots album launching one of its members to an unassuming 80-year-old bus driver into unexpected fame. >> reporter: to the children he gets to school every morning in wilson county, tennessee, joe thompson is just the bus driver. but families here learning the
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winner, too. >> still rocking my soul, the fairfield four. >> reporter: on the grammys, he thanked the folks bam home at the bus barn. >> we'd like to send out a shoutout to the transportation department in wilton county, tennessee. >> reporter: he sings bass for the fairfield four, a legendary a cappella gospel group. his day job pays him $17 an hour driving little boys and girls with special needs children he serves are noww sharing their love which he says feels just as nice a his grammy. >> thanks to steve for bring us that. they sound absolutely amazing. >> he built trucks for a while, retired in 2002 and decided he and led to this. >> yeah. ago and now making beautul
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and now it's time for "the mix." well,, a third greater in nor carolina enters a talent show. and, boy, does he nail it. he has autismnd decided he was take a listen. look at this. >> get it. >> look at that. >> and he nails the moon walk. >> apparently he was in a restaurant and just started dancing anrealized he's got talent. he nails the talent show, don't you think? >> very cool. congratulations to him. >> i could watch this all day. who doesn't love "billie jean." >> apparently he likes bruno mars. he's practicing other moves of bruno mars. >> that's great. so, you have a son and you have a daughter. >> yes. >> and you always say that your son needs to be a little better with his sister. >> yeah. all the time, talking about that. love my boy but it's a struggle. >> we know how siblings can be.
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>> it's better than getting the making news in america this morning, another w for donald trump taking the nevada caucuses and winning big with large groups of voters. we're live in las vegas with the latest on the race for the white house. deadly storms, tornadoes ripping across the south overnight. thunderstorms bringing hail and heavy rains. the system with more than 40 million people in its path. prison fight. president obama's plan to close guantanamo bay. the swi reaction from his ahead. robotic moves. is two-legged android can do it all making its way through rough terrain and when t goi gets tough, this bot stays on its feet. a good wednesday morning. we begin with another decisive victory for donald trump living up to exptations in nevada. >> trump won the nevada caucuses
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rivals moving one step closer to the republican nomination. it is his third win in a row. in his victory speech he claimed to have won a broad spectrum including evangelicals and hispanics. >> marco rubio and ted cruz bratling it out for second place. the race still too close to call after a bruising week on the campaign trail. >> as t the candidates count down to super tuesday trump is promising to pull off similar votes. "y"your voic your vote," abc's lauren lyster has the latest from las vegas. >> reporter: reena and kendis, entrance polls showing the caucuses were marked by new highs. they helped vault donald trump to victory. the top candidates spoking to their supporters last night. we love nevada. thank you. it's a great state and they have great people and i was so proud. you know, i went to caucus. i was all over the place tonight.
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the enthusiasm. we won the evangelicals, we won with young, we won with old. we won with highly educated. we won with poorly educated. i love the poorly educated. >> we can't just elect someone that's angry. have to elect someone that will make a difference and someone that will win and you know why we're going to w win if you nominate me, because i will unify this party. we can't winin if we're divided against each other. >> the role of the first four primaries historically has been to narrow the field and we have en the firstour states do exactly that, narrow the field. you can choose between two washington dealmakers. or one proven consistent conservative. >> now, there were just 30 delegates at stake in nevada. up next for candidates is super tuesday, march 1st. 11 states will vote and nearly 600 delegates are up forgrabs. reena and kendis. >> late morning theren las
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counting some of the votes. our thanks to lauren there. the republicans are fanning out now. trump to virginia today. others to texas. >> as for the democrats, hilillary clinton and bernie sanders looking to sway voters in the battleground state of south carolina. that's ahead of saturday's primary. >> the candidates did take part in a town hall event last night. we get the latest right now from abc's kenneth moton. kenneth, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, shgs, kendis and reena. hillary clinton was fired up after a federal judge ruled the former secretary of state's top aides should testify over her use of private e-mail, but aad of this weekens democratic primary in south cacarolina,he focus was on african-americans who make up more than half of the electorate. >> we must sustain and strengthen the historically black colleges and universities. >> racism along with economic issue, educational issues and allhe rest have to be addressed. otherwise, you know, we are never going to be the nation we
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>> reporter: bernie sanders admitted he's got some work to do to connect with black voters. clinton got endorsements from black mothers who lost their children in high-profile killings and deaths. eric garner, trayvon martin, sandra bland. sanders also hit clinton on several sues involving wealthy donors demanding she release her wall street speeches but clinton said the real issue was having the best plan to crack down on wall street. reena and kendis. >> all right, abc' kennenethth moton joining us live in washington, thanks. stay with abc news throughout the morning for more political coverage including a complete wrap-up of the nevada caucus, results later on on "good morning america." well, now to the deadly weather sweeping across the south overnight as you can see in this radar, that severe stotorm syst bringing thunderstorms, hail, heavy rain and possibly more deadly tornadoes to the rehman. >> today the storm system sweeps up from the gulf coast into the mid-atlantic and the northeast. more than a dozen tornadoes were
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such as the one that tore through a trailer park in louisiana. at least two people were killed and dozens others injured. seven of them in critical condition this morning. several people are unaccouounted for. rescue workers are searching through the night for more victims. >> a lot of debris is piled up in areas. some of it we just couldn't really get down into and we're hoping that's where the dogs and some of the teams with more equipment, we could get down into those piles and try to find people. >> not far from that this scene, a tractor trailer knockeded or onto a car. a tornado brought these strong winds to pensacola and another mobile home resident killed in mississippi. president obamama's new plan to close the prison at guantanamo bay, cuba, facing strong opposition. the most controversial part would transfer some of the detainees to prisons here in the u.s. such a move is against u.s. law.
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rolled out executive action against the president. the rest would be sent to other countries. the white house and senate locked in another battle over replacin the late justice antonin scalia. a defiant majority leader mitch mcconnell with his strongest words yet ruling out any action on whoever president obama nominatetes. won't even meet with the person. president obama is expected to name a nominee in the next few weeks. some new details this morning about the man accused of killing six people in kalamazoo, michigan, last weekend. jason dalton was a regular customerer at a nearby gun shop and even stopped there just hours before his alleged rampage began. he didn't buy weapons or ammo on that visit, just a jacket, the owner says the uber driver appeared to be in good spirits. police still do not have a motive. well, now to the showdown between apple and the fbi over a smartphone privacy rights. about 50 people showed up outside an apple store in san francisco. but that was one of the bigger crowds.
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for the future organized the protest a had hoped to support support for apple in its fight with the fbi over unlocking a phone used in the san bernardino massacre. appl said doing so would set a precedent. the fbi director says the bureau wants help in just this one case but in court documents apple says that's not true. the justice department is seeking similar help in about a dozen other cases but none apparently involve terrorism and most are for older ios phone software easier to unlock. coming up the new list of the best new cars on the road. a masassive explosion levels this home sending debris flying into the treetops. what caused the blast. >> a special delivery, a baby
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ah, little trina christina stokes just couldn' wait toet here. she was born on a train platform north of baltimore. mom was riding amtrak from north carolina to philly, that's when she went into labor. the baby was actually due march 4t thankfully everybody is fine. >> wow, trinity was a little bit early. the train was on time. federal health officials are investigating more than a dozen reported cases of sexually transmitted zika virus in the u.s. all the cases involve men who visited areas with zika outbreaks and may have infected their female sex partners. according to the cdc, that suggests sexual transmission is more likely than previously thought. well, a jury says j johnson & johnson must pay $72 million for a woman's death from ovarian cancer. the alabama woman had blamed her illness on years of using the company's baby powder and shower
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johnson & johnson's faces hundreds of lawsuits saying it fail eded toarn consumers a talc based product could cause cancer. the alabama woman filed the suit before she died last fall. "consumer reports" is out with its annual rankings of the best new cars. the top five include also luxury cars. audi followed by subaru, lexus, porsche and bmw. the top ranging domestic brand is buick at number seven. "consumer reports" considers performance and reliability ile compiling this list. and the robot makers at boston dieynams are at it again. they have introduced a new series of their atlas robot. it walks around on two legs and can operate indoors and outdoors, it's light, not as tall as earlier versions of the atlas and can bend down, lift ten-pound weights and place them on shelves. >> look at that. >> look at that, see. >> it can also help you move. >> who needs movers now? >> exactly. nice j. >> if only thehey could dinner
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whatay be pieces of aluminum siding are strewn around like crumped aluminum foil. power lines and trees are down, yet nearby homes appear untouched. >> that storm system is going to make really wet roads in the eastern third of the country and some flooding in the southeast. roads likely to be slippery from st. louis to chicago and in michigan and the dakotas. if you're flying, airport delays are likeliest in atlanta, charlotte, washington, d.c., philadelphia, new york, boston, chicago, big list, and detroit. the legal saga involving kennedy cousin michael skakel is back in court this morning in the connecticut supreme court. prosecutors want to reinstate the murder conviction against skakel for kililling hiseighbor, martha moxley, when they were in their teens in 1975. he was found guilty of her murder in 2002 but granted a new trial in 2013. he's been free on a $1.2 million bond ever since. and several top figures of a
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face fraud and money laundering charges. they were taken into custody yesterday at their compound along the utah/arizona border. among those arrested were two brothers of sect leader warren jeffs in prison for child sexual assault. federal prosecutors say the suspects tried to defraud a a food stamp program and hid the proceeds. more testimony today in the $75 million lawsuit by sportscaster erin andrews, at ise those naked videos of her that were posted online. the "dancing with the stars" tuesday. andrews blames a hotel manager for not keeping her safe by allowing the man who eventually pleaded guilty to stalking her to stay right next door. >> they cannot step into her shoes and understand the humiliation that can come from the violation of a standard of cacare. it's not in their dna to understand it.
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jurors that while the incidents were terrible, andrews' stalker is the only one to blame. the friend of a california teenager who found instant fame withth a viraleo has become the victim of a dangerous prank. the so-called damn, daniel video about a high school freshman's outfits has been retweeted over 300,000 times. well, now the teen whoade the video has been targeted in a s.w.a.t.'ing incident. police swarmed his home after someone made a hoax call to 911 saying he had killed h his mothe the family told police they've been receiving strange calls since the video went viral. well, a seattle area couple has died after a powerful explosion ripped apart their mobile home. the blast in port orchard was so powerful, it sent debris 30 feet into the air. people up to eight miles away from shaken by the explosion. developers from the atf have joined the search for a cause. the house was heated by propane and one fire official said leaking fuel could have caused
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excuse me. >>two workers found themselves stuck on a scaffold more than 60 feet above the streets of midtown manhattan. they were replacing glass panels when the weather got nasty, so they decided to come in and the scaffolding didn't move and they were stranded for an hour. firefighters cut a hole in a window to bring them to safety. the scaffold's operator said the rescueue was notecessary. okay, so once again let's return to the safety of the studios and terra firma for some sports highlights. >> also again we get those from our guys at espn. >> he's stan, i'm neil. he has an nba highlight. i have a college highlight. >> we got the rockets and jazz currently battling for that eighth spot in the western conference. top 18 make the playoffs, of course. less than 20 seconds left in overtime. derek favors on the offensive glass puts the jazz up by three. last chance for the rockets. trevor ariza gets a look. nosir, rebound out to jason terry, can't hit it from the
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james harden had 42 points. his eighth 40-point game tied stephen curry tied for the most in the nba, but the jazz got a little from everybody. five jazz players with at least 15 points and they win it by three. what if i told you i got a cat making a 70-foot shot? is that something you'd be interested in? >> oh, yeah. >> vanderbilt onon the roaat florida. cue up the commodores. >> oh, that's awesome. >> josh henderson just whipped it, look at it, just boom. i mean, stan and i tried half-court shots. they were hard and look, that kid dn't even jump. strong like ox. vanderbilt got the win too. >> they needed that win too. >> yeah. >> trying to get into the ncaa tournament like a lot of teams at thihis timef year. >> in awahoo stop in at murphy's and say hi to don. >> back to you.
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it happened last night in las vegas. her first concert since the death of her husnd last month. >> the show started with a written messasage and a video collage of their moments through the years. after dion sang her firirst son she talked about missing her partner of 21 years and that she is sure he still hears her then dion paused and told the fans shaefs hearing him saying, quote, zip it and start singing. at least she has a great sense of humor. such a huge loss for her? she showed some heart last night. next up lego is calling its newest attempt to stay in tune with the world around us. yeah, you see these part, part of lego's city set. >> on the far left, mom with a baby bottle but dressed for the office, there in the middle a bearded dad doing the mr. mom thing, pushing a baby carriage. >> by the way you see the character on the right. it's a child in a wheelchair who also has a guided dog, not pictured there but the dog's
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i love this. >> advancing, all right, very cool. this video is actually hilarious, budding artist in australia you might say going viral. okay, so the little girl managed to turn her sister into a zebra using permanent marker before being caught in the act. >> oh. mom is an artist so she obviously understands a creative impulse and doesn't seem too upset. come on, this video is so cute it was viewed more than 10 million times. you got to give it to the sister. baby brother does look a little like a a zebra. >> she was saying she wants to do a zebra and the little australian accent, it was very cute. >> it was very cute. i'm hoping this isn't a sharpie because bathtime may have been super difficult. scrubbing all that marker down. >> all right. more news after this. i built my business with passion. but i keep it growing by making every dollar count.
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trump winning the nevada caucuses by a wide margin. marco rubio and t ted cruzre battling for second place as the focus shifts to super tuesday. there have been at least a dozen tornadoes in the south causing deaths in louisiana and mississippi and destruction all along the gf coast, more severe storms will be a problem through the night. well, there's strong republican opposition to the president's plan to transfer some detainees from guantanamo bay to facilities in the u.s. such a transfer is against the law butut t the white house has not ruled out executive action. other weather concerns today, snow in the eastern dakotas and from st. louis to chicago and michigan. severe storms in the south and heavy rain for the rest of the east but fairly warm temperatures. finally this morning he's been a fwiks tur on the american landscape since we all first saw him running through the streets of philadelphia as rocky balboa. >> adrian. >> brandi hitt looooks ahead to sunday's oscars with stallone
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>> reporter: rocky balboa an icic movie hero with strength and heart. >> the champion. >> reporter: created by a man known as one of the most humble in hollywood. >> sylvester stallone in "rocky." >> back in 1977 he did not win the oscar for best actor or writing "rocky." but after shadow boxing with muhammad ali on stage, he was still appreciative. >> something i want to treasure for the rest of my life. unbelievable. thank you very, very much. >> reporter: now nearly 40 years later. >> yeah, i never thought i'd be able to cross this threshold again. >> reporter: back as rky nominated for a best supporting actor oscar in the sequel idea creed." >> everything i got is moved on anand i here >> reporr: wit his daughters by his side the hollywood heavyweight won his firs golden globe last month and reflected on being absent during his quick
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>> then i realized that family is everything and that's the greatest award you can get. you get one chance at life and you better fight to keep it. >> people seem to be cheering for sylvest stallone. want to see him win because he's worked so hard for such a long time. >> reporter: when "rocky" t the film's producers are seen pulling stallone on stage. >> i'd like to thank you for sharing your dream of "rocky" with us. >> reporter: sunday he may climb those stairs again this time for his own oscar. ll vest ler allone's star has been on the hollywood walk of fame more authorize man 30 years. a huge success grossing more than a billion dollars worldwide. brandi hitt, abc news, hollywood. >> hard to believe n nobody wanted to make that movie. >> it was his passion project. remember, the oscars air right ren abc.
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sunday eastern making news in america this morning, another win foror donal trump taking the nevada caucuses and winning big with large groups of voters. we're live in las vegas with the latest on the race for the white house. deadly storms, tornadoes ripping a across t south overnight. thunderstorms bringing hail and heavy rains. the system with more than 40 million people in its path. prison fight. president obama's plan to close guantanamo bay. the swiftft reaction from his opponents and the legal battle ahead. robotic moves. this two-legged android canan do it all making its way through rough terin and when the going gets tough, this bot stays on its feet. >> a good wednesday morning. we begin with another decisive victory for donald trump living up toxpectations in nevavada. >> trump won the nevada caucuses

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