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>> april fool's! >> that's cold. >> you literally just broke your daughter's heart. >> and you wonder why we have trust issues. >> i'm just kidding, we're not going to go to disney world. >> oh, shoot. okay. >> there's no way this guy's getting out of disney land now. now he's got to pay up. >> all the way to christmas, and the same family is back. >> christmas presents? do you want to do that? >> a little bit of a tradition they do is put together a treasure hunt. >> that leads them to the fireplace.
>> it's just a book about harry potter and the other has a book about disney world. guys, there'something else in the box. >> what else is in the box? >> do you know had a those are? >> we can go? >> are we going? >> dad is the boyho cried wolf. >> is this april fool's? >> this is not an april fool's joke. >> well done, dad. he fixed it. everybody is out there enjoying their winter sports this time of year. skiing, ice skating, snowmobiling. up ahead, the man in the orange jacket appears to maybe not be going quite asast as the guy
he's right up on his butt, trying to pass here. but -- >> whoa! >> watch again. you'll see the guy in the orange jacket somehow just hit a bump or skidded sideways. and he goes tumbling. now, the guy with the helmet cam trying to avoid a crash. he hit the tree. that knocked the gopro a-tumbling. the other riders are tumbling in the ground. now on over to that conveyor belt of carnage, the carousel of crashes, or as some people know it, the chair lift. >> it doesn't look like a serious fall, but just kind of funny. >> he just get back on the chair. >> if you've ever skied, you know, it will happen to you. everybody has lotto fever.
you put in your own contained treadmill, as the only way of thinking about it. >> this is the antidote to just sitting on your butt all day playing video games. >> it's also the antidote to being bordered on a treadmill. >> you're wring special shoes which have a plastic bottom and sensors so you slide when you're running. the only thing they haven't got yet is how to track the gun. preorders, $499. it will eventually be $699 if you don preorder. >> not as expensive as i thought. the powerball. it's at its all-time high. >> everybody's got lotto fever. >> a billion dollars, money you didn't have to go out and break
>> mom really loves these $1 scratch off tickets. >> she may have just wo >> 10,000, 10,000, 10,000. >> she's not believing her eyes. >> that's a lot of money. imagine what you could do with $10,000. >> oh, my gosh. >> mama, we won. >> i get $5,000, right? >> what? >> she can barelyy believe her eyes. she has just hit the jackpot on the scratchoff. >> no, she hasn't. read the small print, mom. >> that's cold. > that moment.
>> happy new year, mom. i'm sorry. and we're not going out to eat. i'm broke. >> i am too, now that i ain't got no $10,000. >> all right, mom. more great videos and the stories behind them on the next "right this minute." primetime debate thursday, saying if anyone attacks he'll hit back five times harder. reena and kendis. >> lauren, thank you so much. interstate 74 west of cincinnati is open again after a chain reaction pileup at the
it involved about 40 vehicles in highway. snow and blustery winds created blinding conditions. there were actually two pile-ups both in the westbound lanes. altogether nine injuries were reported, none life-threatening. the storm system is bringing snow and arctic cold to the northeast. here's paul williams at accuweather. hey there, paul. >> thanks, reena, kendis. that same alberta clipper is now moving very steadily toward the northeast but still will drop a little o its magic so to speak throughout portions of maine specifically with the heaviest of snow hitting bangor and at the very least light accumulation throughout portland and reaching down toward the boston area. but that's not all. it's the chill in the air that's really going to overtake the northeast and the ohio valley region. we're loloing at the wind chill factor to hover in the teens and below zero most areas with that stiff wind coming across the great lakes. kendis? reena? >> our thanks to paul williams there at accuweather. this is big news. nfl football is coming back to los angeles. the st. louis rams, who left 21
and the san diego charge years, they may relocation as well. the oakland raiders, however, are staying in the bay area. they can only move to l.a. if the chargers do not. st. louis leaders say they are bitterly disappointed the nfl ignored the loyalty of fans there. >> relocation i a painful process. it's painful for the fans, for communities, for the teams, for the league in general. stability is something we've taken a great deal of pride in. >> okay. so the rams and chargers will each havto pay a hefty relocation fee to the nfl. a reported more than half a billion dollars. but it's not definite the chargers will move up there yet. it may depend on whether san diego builds a new stadium. the rams will open their new stadium in inglewood in 2019. where they're going to play until that point is still not decided. >> isn't it incredible it's been two decades since l.a. has had a team? >> yeah. and you've been following this nonstop. of course with reena -- sports
what's your analysis on why it's beneficial for the rams to move there, you know, given the sort of offense and defense they have? >> well, you know, they were once in l.a. they're just coming home. >> they're just returning. >> they're just coming home. that's my analysis. you thought you were going to get me on that. almost did. the powerball jackpot just keeps growing ahead of tonight's drawing. now it stands at $1.5 billion. and the crew here is upset that i didn't go in on the pool. i said don't go in the pool, buy yourself your own ticket. >> the pool is popular. you've got to do it. >> it's going to cause disruption on the floor, i think. if one person wins and -- anyway. that's my take. >> by the way, that kind of cash has a large number of canadians crossing the border to buy tickets. there's good reason for that. for everyone to play. our friends at 538 blog saying they're really experts on stats, they're saying that 97% chance around. >> just one. >> 97% chance. and why it's beneficial for the canadians really quickly is they don't have to pay as much tax as we do. >> oh.
so maybe i should go in with a canadian, is that what you're saying? not our crew? >> be a canadian. yes, exactly. coming up in "the mix," the vivid yellow dress the first lady wore to the state of the union address. one? >> look forward to hearing that. and also looking for bargains while shopping for groceries online. the big business of delivering fresh food to your door. which service is best for you? and new details about el chapo's takedown and hideout in mexico and sean penn's "rolling stone" article. >> and don't forget, folks, find us on facebook, wnnfans.com. we love hearing from you. also on twitter @abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." (ugh.) does your carpet ever feel rough and dirty? don't avoid it,, resolve it. our formula with a special conditioning ingredient, softens your carpet with every use. it's resolve, so you know it cleans and freshens.
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fire crews in east oakland, california working to free a worker trapped in a sewer line. officials say there was not enough shoring around the opening when the plumber went down into the hole. the cave-in buried him to his chest. we're going to turn now to that stunning video from inside the takedown of el chapo. of course the notorious drug lord responsible for a quarter of the drugs coming to the u.s. >> and his meeting with sean penn revealing much about the kingpin. abc's matt gutman in mexico with more on that and how el chapo was caught. >> reporter: the beginning of the end for el chapo. last october mexican marines wearing body cameras descending in helicopters on his mountain hideout. just a day after joaquin el chapo guzman mugged for the camera with sean penn.
marines burst in this hut. there's a twin bed, wi-f even his colorful silk shirts were there. but no el chapo. for three months the marines circles, tracking penn and soap opera star kate del castillo and their nagotiations for this video. an el chapo testimonial published on "rolling stone's" website saying the drug war will never end. but for el chapo it did end with a bang. mexican marines firing, lobbing grenades. [ explosion ] this is where some of the most ferocious of the fighting took place. in the narco's bedroom. inresting assortment of things on the couch including bandages and se syringes right here and a little bit of marijuana. >> reporter: and on his bed. >> that is kate del castillo's show. >> reporter: it would take five more hours for the marines to catch him. >> this is the secret passageway and doorway that leads to the tunnel down there. >> he had to crawl under that to get over there. >> reporter: and he's in even more spare accommodations in jail.
his hair and mustache shaven off. matt gutman, abc news, mexico city. well, coming up in ourrext half hour, the myth of the munchies. researchers actually looking at the correlation between marijuana users and good health. >> oh, come on. what about the funions? >> including weight loss, by the way. the surprising evidence ahead. but first, ordering your groceries online. the convenience can't be beat. but what are you really paying for it? see which services do best in our test run.
kicked in. >> this is awesome. yes. >> well, if you don't actually like going to the store to buy the things you need then you're living in n e right age. >> yes. there are more options than ever, especially when it comes to ordering your groceries online. but we wanted to see how the prices actuay stack up. abc's rebecca jarvis tries it out. >> reporter: it's breakfast time at my house, and the deliveries are coming in. >> thank you. >> reporter: to see how different online grocery services stack up we placed orders for the exact same breakfast items from four different companies at the exact same time. peapod, fresh direct, amazon fresh, the market leaders, and startup instacart. consumer savings expert lisa lee freeman with me to break down our buys. >> you can really compare prices with these sites. >> you can very easily find out who's got the left deals. >> reporr: check it out. on this particular day we find four dferent prices for the same box of cheerios. amazon fresh, $3.54.
instacart, $5.49. and fresh direct, $5.99. a difference of more than $2 between the lowest and highest price. and for these paper towels, a difference of nearly $4 between the lowest and highest price. on our particular shopping day the prices on most of our choices at amazon fresh were generally the lowest and fresh direct's generally the highest. fresh dire told us, "our focus is on high-quality fresh food and solutions and we offer approximately 500 grocery deals per week." but with online grocery shopping you pay for more than just the cost of the items. >> with amazon you'reoing to pay a $299 annual membership fee. now, that includes your prime. but you've really got to think about whether you're going to use the service enough to make it worthwhile. >> reporter: while the other services don't require a membership like amazon, they do charge delivery fees. lisa also points out with online
get the in-store sale price. instacart charged us $4.49 for this loaf of bread, but when we checked in the store the price was $2.99. instacart told us retailers may choose to offer some promotions only in store and other promotions only on instacart. >> it's going to be different for everyone's shopping list. >> reporter: freeman says to save money compare prices to your local grocery store and try a free trial of the service. that's what we did with amazon fresh. rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. >> rebecca, you lost me at 299 membership fee. >> i'm wondering if you get a discount if you have amazon prime. but i mean -- >> 299? >> that's your biggest workout every day, isn't it, though, when you're lifting all your groceries? >> oh, yes. you know those canned tomatoes, they help with those biceps. >> thas looking like spam. >> spam? >> yeah. >> do you like spam? >> who doesn't like spam? >> you can come over for dinner. i'll cook you spam dinner. >> it's hawaiian gourmet cook. >> oh.
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okay. so the state of the union was last night. want to play a little game of caption contest. >> okay. >> some images was going on last night. nancy pelosi here. >> who knew she had an apple watch, huh? >> i think she's waiting for her order to come in. >>e was paul ryan's guest. >> little 4-year-old. he was very cute. this kid is tired of applauding. bernie sanders is, well -- >> taking out the chinese menu. >> yeah. >> takeout. >> and then there was this guy on his ipad who was playing words with friends, no doubt. you have some various people who are on their devices throughout the speech. it was shorter speech it was about an hour.
overtook her entire dress, was checking out her nails. saw a little side eye there. >> don'tou think this could be an indication that the state of the union is on too late at night for a large percentage of people in congress? it should be like at 5:00, an early bird special in florida. >> the state of the union is strong but it's boring is what they're saying. >> but you know someone who was not boring and looked pretty stunning in my book, michelle obama. everybody wanted to know, who made that dress. we found out overnight it was narciso roiguez. this is called a marigold dress. it is a yellow-orange wool crepe dress. and everybody -- i think she really captivated the twitter world. one comedian saidhat first lady michelle obama looked like a delicious pce of orange starburst. >> yeah, she does. and i know it's against the president's policy right now, but she brought the guns out. >> oh. it took me a second there. a little bit slow on that one. you know, she wore narciso rodriguez the 2008 election night.
did the dress that night too. but stunning. >> stunning dress indeed. young men are always trying wo impress the ladies somehow, and this toddler re, he also was trying to impress the ladies. so he decided to get his swoll on there at the gym. you've got to find out why. take a listen. >> stronger so i can -- >> so you can what? >> show -- so i can be her best friend. so that she won't have to be rude to me all day. a lot stronger -- >> he's trying to be big and strong in order to be best friends with a a older girl, brody is saying. brody lee smith. it's what we all try to do, brody. keep trying. see if it works. >> oh, brody, you are too cute. steph curry, he's got this warm-up routine. take a look. we said don't try it. here's a kid who ended up trying it. >> it's got to be the shoes.
this morning on "world news now" -- sailors detained. the ten americans on navy patrol boats taken into custody by iran. the breaking developments overnight. historic address. president obama looks to the future as he makes his last state of the union address. his message to the next president and both parties in congress. we're live on capitol hill. anannew this half hour, can pot help you lose weight? >> the latest research into marijuana users and the munchies. does getting high necessarily lead to pigging out? and later in "the skinny," drama in the skies. khloe kardashian's flight to new york to appear on "gma." did her emergency landing turn into reality tv? it's wednesday january 13th. >> announcer: from abc news, all those stories. good morning. gibson.
we're going to actually start with the drama involving u.s. sailors held by iranian forces in the persian gulf. >> and we're anxiously waiting@ for an update on this one. the ten u.s. servicemen were on a training mission in two small boats when one of the vessels became disabled. iran's revolutionary guard navy took them into custody for what the country's official news agency called snooping. officials say they were to be released at daylight iranian time, but at this hour the sailors and their boats are still in iranian hands. abc's chief global affairs correspondent martha raddatz with more. >> reporter: the two small navy vessels with the sailors on board were transiting between wait and bahrain when an official says one of the boats experienced a mechanical problem, with both then possibly drifting into iranian territorial waters near farsi island. according to u.s. officials, the
that the sailors will be allowed to continue their journey. secretary of state john kerry personally reaching out to his iranian counterpart to find a diplomatic resolution to the situation. incidents with iran have exacerbated tensions in the already tense persian gulf region. last month as the aircraft carrier "harry s. truman" was entering the gulf, iranian navy boats conducted live fire exercises just 1,500 yards away. over the summer u.s. officials claim iranians targeted u.s. ships and helicopters with laser devices. and in 2007 the iranians held british sailors for 13 days despite early promises to release them, claiming they had entered their territorial martha raddatz, abc news, washington. >> and we'll stay on top of that story. also new this morning,
tourists. the turkish prime minister is pledging to fight isis until it's no longer a threat to his country or the world. the pledge comes after an isis suicide bomber kilild ten people in the historic district of istanbul. most of the dead were german tourists. it's believed that 28-year-old bomber recently entered turkey from syria. and there are also some new developments in the crisis with north korea. the south has just fired shots at a north korean drone that crossed the border. in the meantime, the south wants china to punish the north for its so-called h-bomb nuclear test, specifically enforcement of international sanctions. there e doubts, though, about that test and also about north korea'claim of a successful missile launch from a submarine. analysts say the video was probably faked. president obama made his own history, delivering his eighth and final state of the union address. >> and rather than introducing new legislative proposals, he focused instead on his broader visions for the future. in his words, it can only happen if we fix our politics. abc's bazi kanani is up late
us. >> the president of the united states! >> making his way up the house chamber aisle for his last state of the union address, president obama called for more civility in politics. >> how can we make our politics reflect what's best in us and not what's worst? >> reporter: flanked by his vice president and for the first time by new house speaker paul ryan, president obama focused his message on the future, saying the country must figure out how to adjust to a changing economy to tackle climate change and to fight terrorism. >> if this congress is serious about winning this war and wants to send a message to our troops and the world, authorize the use of military force against isil. take a vote. >> reporter: but republicans challenged the president. >> the president's record has often fallen far short of his soaring words.
south carolina governor nikki haley also included a swipe at donald trump. >> it can be tempting to follow the siren call of the angriest voices. we m mt resist that temptation. >> reporter: it was among the points of agreement. the president also referencing the heated rhetoric in the campaign for his successor. >> we need to reject any politics, any politics that targets people because of race or religion. this is not a matter of political correctness. >> and bazi is joining us now live from capitol hill. and baz, we want to ask. there were 20 guests in the first lady's box. and who were some of those vips that were there? >> reporter: well, obviously those guests there were intended to send a political message. they included a syrian refugee, an undocumented immigrant who later went on to serve in the u.s. military, and the plaintiff in the u.s. supreme court case that legalized gay marriage. the president also left one of his seats empty. that was a symbolic gesture meant in remembrance of the victims of gun violence.
who is the county clerk from kentucky who refused to issue those same-sex marriage licenses, was actually there as well. what did she think? >> reporter: well, reena, it was a surprising reaction from kim davis. she obviously wanted to make a statement with her appearance there but perhaps not with her words. a reporter asked her on her way out what she thought of the speech and she said simply, "it was good." >> wow. >> that was all. >> she looks really entertained there when you see that image. >> i'm surprised that she said that. that's pretty interesting. >> well, yeah. she didn't elaborate, though. bazi kanani on capitol hill. thank you, bazi. stay with abc news as we get more reaction following last night's address, and we'll take you live to d.c. that's later on "america this morning." winter storms are creating whiteout conditions near the great lakes, in indiana just west of cincinnati. two big pile-ups on interstate 74 within a half mile of each other closed the highway for
more than three dozen vehicles were involved in this one. eyewitnesses say the highway looked like a junk yard. yeah, it did. about ten people were injured, but all are expected to recover. and there were also many, many fender-benders and cars off e road to the north. in michigan. this is interstate 96, which looks like a country lane. drivers were warned to slow down, but obviously not all of them got that message. keeping police and tow trucks quite busy. the storm is heading to the northeast. accuweather's paul williams tracking it. paul, good morning. >> thanks, kendis, reena. well, it's about how cold it's going to feel throughout the northeast because this is where old man winter is concentrating all of his fury as far as potential additional snow but specifically how it's going to feel. below zero throughout the upstate new york area. now, as we change gears down to the southeast we're looking for more rain to begin to gel throughout the southeast with storms kicking in by thursday and this same system will move up the east coast and bring some rain toward the east giving some thunderstorms along the way. kendis, reena? >> looks very rainy down there.
well, we are only one month away from the most romantic day of the year. >> yes. and starbucks would like you to help sween your valentine this year with three new secret menu frappuccinos. they're the love bean, the java berry, and the valentine. >> can't get over the love bean. >> uh-huh. and they're available at every starbucks location as long as you know what to ask for. >> but you might also want to get your valentine to the gym because each of these pink concoctions contains an average of 19 teaspoons of sugar. that's equivalent of three full-sized hershey's chocolate bars. >> i'm going to protest. there's no like specialty declaration on the cups there, no hearts. there are noovers kissing. there's a war obviously on valentine's by starbucks. >> i'll give you a magic marker to put in your own heart. >> coming up in the real "skinny" -- in "the skinny," real-life drama involving khloe kardashian. an emergency landing and her appearance today on "gma."
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of course you know most people associate smoking pot with getting the munchies. or they use that as an excuse. but there a new study that actually suggests marijuana may be the key to losing weight. >> who did the study, kendis? >> clearly not me. i'm still like -- yeah. >> okay. it's not just weight researchers are looking into. station reports on the surprising rults. >> get some sour cream and onion chips with some dip, man. some beef jerky, some peanut butter. >> reporter: in the movies and in real life -- >> a whole lot of -- make sure chocolate. got to have chocolate, man. >> reporter: marijuana is synonymous with the munchies. >> graham crackers, marshmallows, little marshmallows and little chocolate bars and make some s'mores, man. >> reporter: but some researchers now think it could actually be used to fight obesity. several recent studies have shown an intriguing connection between pot smokers and good metabolic health.
are smoking marijuana on a regular basis have lower weights, lower insulin levels, lower cholesterol levels, and so the question comes is there a link to cannabis or what's in marijuana and lower weights? >> reporter: this is exactly what denise vidot has been studying for years. she's a researcher at the university of miami miller school of medicine and her most recent study on marijuana use and metabolic syndrome was just published. among the findings -- >> males who are current smokers of marijuana have a lower waist circumference than those who have never used marijuana. >> reporter: with the use of marijuana the highest it's been in about the last decade and more and more stat approving its use for both recreational as well as medicinal purpes, researchers say studies like these are vital. to find out exactly what the relationship is between pot and blood pressure, cholesterol, and your weight. in mice two cannabis compounds found in the plant's leaves
the body can burn. other studies suggest that marijuana has a direct impact on the part of the brain that tells you when you're full. >> they are linking it to a receptor in the brbrn that's a cb-1 receptor that we actually thought initially was stimulating the appetite and what they're finding is that with chronic use of some of these products it may actually have the opposite effect. >> reporter: of course all this interesting research is not an excuse to pass the pipe. but for researchers like denise vidot it's incentive to keep on digging because with obesity almost at an epidemic in the u.s. finding new ways to help people slim down is vital. >> it's something that intrigues me and i hope to keep studying it to find out why. and that's science, why, questions keep coming up. >> reporter: for abc news i'm kristi krueger. >> what do you make of that? [ coughing ] i do have the munchies right now. no apparent reason. for no reason whatsoever.
leading "the skinny" this morning, khloe kardashian on a cross-country flight forced to make an emergency landing. >> yeah, khloe was flying from los angeles to new york when one of the pilots of the american airlines flight reported an electrical smell of smoke in the cockpit. that's when the flight was diverted to las vegas. it did safely land without any injuries. >> and that's when khloe did -- kept herself busy doing what many of us do at airports. what you should do at t rports. she drank. she tweeted this picture, "having kocktails." cocktails with a k. and that's cocktails with a k. and with her friend and makeup artist joyce. >> khloe was there. she's actually on her way here, to abc to appear on "good morning america" later this morning. we're happy to report that she will indeed be there. >> she might not be sober, but she will be there. or she might be nursing a mean hangover. >> next, some big news ahead of tomorrow's oscar nominations. on the heels of "the revenant"
picture golden globes they're in the running for another honor, top prize at the director's guild awards. >> nominated yesterday was adam mckay for "the big short," tom mccarthy for "spotlight," george miller for "mad max: fury road." and all three of them getting their first nods from the dga. >> and rounding out the group is alejandro gonzalez ina- -- i can't ever pronounce his last name. inarritu. for "the revenant." he won last year for "birdman." ridley scott for "the martian." scott had been nominated previously for "black hawk down" "gladiator" and "thelma and louise." inarritu. we have to practice inarritu, right? >> yeah. he might have a career. next, a concert planned before david bowie's death will go on. the tribute concert at carnegie hall will proceed as a memorial with more than 20 artists performing bowie's music including cyndi lauper and the roots. the event will benefit a variety of music education programs for underprivileged youth.
major lazer will be one of the first major american acts to play cuba since diplomatic ties were restored last summer. the electronic dance hall act led by d.j. producer diplo will play a free show in front of the u.s. embassy in havana. the group will also meet with cuban music students and share the stage with up-and-coming local d.j. talent. i love that story. >> they'll have someone to lean on. >> and finally, actress olivia munn is responding to rumors that she and her nfl superstar boyfriend aaron rodgers are engaged. the reports apparently so solid even her own mother believed them. but the stst of the upcoming "ride along 2" took to social media to explain she'll be doing a lot of press and didn't want to repeatedly respond to the rumors. >> she posted a screen grab of the conversation with mom via text. mom asking why, olivia, didn't you tell her first? she replied no, mom and then joked if i was engaged, i promise you'd be like the eighth person to know. maybe ninth. but definitely before the internet. >> parents don't get humor over text.
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i can tell you an app, like any of those, they won't help you win the lottery. but if you made one that could, you probably already would be rolling in the dough. >> and when it comes to tonight's powerball drawing, everyone will be looking for any edge they can get. here's abc's linsey davis. she has the numbers. >> reporter: the powerball jackpot is now so big in beverly hills, one of america's wealthiest neighborhoods, even the rich are trying to get richer. >> the housekeepers, they come and buy a couple hundred or two for the boss. like today there were this morning two girls that came and
have some stiff competition with the rest of us lining up in droves. last year alone americans spent more than $67 billion on lottery tickets. that's about $210 for every american. we spend more on lottery tickets than sports tickets, books, video games, movies, and music combined. one in 292 million odds of winning, that's like putting the name of every american into a bowl, a bowl much larger than this one, and still somehow managing to pull out your own name. linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> interesting. >> yeah, it is. okay. so say, you actually do win. once you calm down and you start -- you stop freaking out, you're going to have to figure out what to do next. >> so how about these tips from billionaire shark mark cuban? first you've got to hire a tax attorney. and it's kind of a no-brainer there, right? got to get the tax attorney. >> that would be the first thing. next cuban says don't take the lump sum. who knew that?
one spot, , says. >> and the next one, it's kind of a tough one. cuban says tell all your friends and relatives no. they will ask. tell them no. and he elaborates -- >> even the baby mamas? >> even the baby mamas. especially the baby mamas. if you're close to them you already know who needs what and feel free to help some but talk to your accountant before you do anything and remember this, no one needs $1 million from you. no one needs 100k for anything. anyone who asks is not a friend, according to mark cuban. >> what? i would be asking. >> yeah. >> of course. >> you would be asking. >> yeah. but this is our last day. i mean, we should point out this is our last day as a commoner with you all because come tomorrow night, you know, we would have won the lottery. >> i bet come tomorrow night you and i will be sitting wight here. >> ah. jinx. we'll see. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now."