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winning hundreds of millions, bhau they revealed after being handed the check. good evening. and we begin tonight with breaking news in the racee for president, and it comes just three days before the high stakak republican primary in south carolina. a new national poll moments a a showing someone other than donald trump leading nationally. and south carolina's hugely popular governor, nickykki haley, just moments ago, endorsing soone else. haley making it clear she wants senator marco rubio to be t`e republican nominee. and that new national poll tonight showing senator ted cruz ahead of donald trump, 28% to donald trump's 26%. atatistical dead heat, but it's the first time cruz is on top. marco rubio at 17%. another poll earlier today showed trump still ahead, but these new numbers, just as we come on the air tonight, could reveal late momentum before this
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abc's tom llamas is live in soututcarolina to lead us off tonight. >> reporter: david, good evening to you tonighgh donald trump loves to brag about those polls, but tonight, he won't be bragging about that latest national poll, which for the first time in months shows he's not on top. and tonight, his troubles don't end there. >> help me welcome the next president of the united states. let's go to the polls on saturday and move it down that way, marco rubio! >> reporter: tonight, south carolina governor nikki haley standing with senator marco rubio and against donald trump. >> every day is a great day in south carolina. ladies and gentlemen, if we elect marco rubio, every day will be a great day in america. >> i am so honored that she chose to join our team, because she embodies for me everything that i want the republican party and the conservative movement to be about. everything that it is about. >> reporter: donald trump tonight didn't even mention the endorsement. >> so saturday, go out and vote.
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has an 81% approval among south carolina republicans, has been sounding the alarm on trump for months. just yesterday, saying trump was out of line tonock president bush over his handling of 9/11. >> it's unfortunate. i took my daughte to her first debate on saturday, and i mean, i was embarrassed to see a candidate criticize a president on one of the worst ys that we've had in american history >> reporter: all south carolina's key republicans players, now lining up against haley and senator tim scott with rubio. senator lindsey graham in jeb bush's camp. today, trashing the billionaire. i think he's unfit for office. >> reporter: trump says aham's the crazy one. i could push him over with a little thimble. boom. this guy -- let me tell you,
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>> reporter: and now, trump taking on senator ted cruz, the candidate who could be his toughest competition. >> for the first time in many months, there's a new national frontrunner on the republican side. >> rorter: trump's lawyers now sending cruz's campaign a cease and desist letter over this ad. >> i am pro choice in every respect. we can. >> we cannot trust donald trump. >> reporter: trump claiming the ad is "replete with outright lies, false, defamatory and destructive statements." >> in the annals of frivolous lawsuits, this takes the cake. >> reporter: but cruz, a battle-tested lawyer, s ss he's ready. >> one of the things i look forward to most o o all is deposing donald trump. i make take thehe deposition myself. >> and tom llamas back with us live. i want to get back to that key endorsement moments ago from governor haley. former president george w. bush met with her in recent days, clearly pushing for an endorsement ofis brother, jeb. any reaction from the bush campaign tonight?
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jeb says that he's disappointed, and he's trying to spin the news in a positive way, saying that when he wins the nomination, s will have a role in his campaign. tonight, the new national poll has jeb bush at 4%. david? >> tom llamas leading us off again tonight. tom, thank you. and there are also breaking developments on the democratic side tonight. new numbers in nevada showing a neck and neck battle. hillary clinton and bernie sanders, tied. clinton at 48%, sanders at 47%. she does lead in south carolina, but her campaign is well aware of the new national poll tonight, as well. which could spell a long and difficult battle ahead. hillary clinton now leading bernie sanders by just two points nationally. secretary clintonon had a 31-point lead nationally just two months ago. and tonight, a revealing quote from clinton herself about her weakness on the campaign trail. abc's cecilia vega inside clinton headquarters tonight. >> i'm one of fhose mothers who met with her and was able to
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>> reporter: hillary clinton today, standing with the tearful mother of sandra bland, the chicago woman who's death in a jail cell sparked outrage. >> we need to face the reality of systemic racism. >> reporter: clinton and bernie sanders trying to woo minority voters. from the campaign trail -- >> what we have to do is bring justice back to the criminal justice system. >>eporter: to the airwaves -- >> bernie sanders. >> hillary clinton. >> reporter: clinton'sow facing the possibility she could lose nevada, too. today, we went to her brooklyn headquarters to speak with her campaign manager. >> we've always anticipated this would be a close contest. >> reporter: what is bernie sanders doing in nevada that you are not? >> i don't know, you'd have to ask him what he is doing, we are executing on our strategy. >> reporter: clinton herself now featured if "vogue," revealing this. "i'm great at advocating for
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but i'm not so good at really promoting myself. i just find it hart tod to do." >> cecilia, we know they flipped coins ding the iowa caucuses because the race between clinton and sanders was so close. new word tonight how they break a tie in nevada? >> reporter: david, with a deck of cards. a new pack will be distributed to every single presince. they have to be shuffled seven times before they can be used, if there's a tie, there's a draw. the highest card wins. out is, after all, nevava, david. >> flipping coins and now decks of cards. cecilia, thank you. we move on tonight, to what will be a major issue in this presidential race, has been already. the battle tonight between the fbi and apple. months after the terror attack in san bernardino, the fbi is desperate to break into the iphone used by the gunman. and now, a judge isagreeing, demanding apple help the fbi break through the encryption on the phone. apple tonight refusing, saying this could set a dangerous precedent. and just a short time ago, the
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statement, saying, quote, it is unfortunate that apple continues to refuse to assist the department. abc's senior justice correspondent pierre thomas tonight on both sides. >> reporter: tonight, the fbi and apple in a titanic clash between personal privacy annational security. >> shots fired. >> reporter: since the bloody end of the san bernadino attack, the deadliest since 9/11, the fbi has been helplessly staring at syed farook's cell phone, an iphone a-c like this one. >> we still have one of those killer's phones that we have not been able to open. it's been over two months now. >> reporter: and tonight, a federal judgeges now siding with the fbi, ordering apple to find a way to hackk into the iphone used by farook. tonight, apple is refusing, saying if they break into this phone it will set up a dangerous slippery slope. >> if you design a backdoor for one one, you have to design it for all phones. >> reporter: the fbi suspects the phone may hold critical clues about who farook was communicating with and where he
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may have traveled. the problem? they don't have farook's four-digit password. the fbi believes that farook used apple's security option, bascially a lf-destruct mechanism that erases all data if the proper code isn't entered after ten tries. bull with 10,000 unique possibilities, the fbi knows cracking the code is nearly impossible in just ten tries, and so it wants apple engineers to design software to break into the phone. in an impassioned state, ceo tim cook said, the government is asking apple to hack its own users. adding that the software is, quote, something we simply do not have, and something we consider too dangerous to create. cook expressing those same concerns recently on "60 minutes." >> there have been people that suggest we shohod have a bookdoor, but the reality is, if you put a backdoor in, that backdoor is for everybody, good guys and bad guys. >> it's not about us getting a backdoor.
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i would like people to comply with court orders. >> reporter: president candidates weighed in today. >> who do they think they are? >> reporter: but apple is standing f fm tonight, arguing if they found a way to break into that phone, they' be able to break intoo any phone which could put the private dataf millions of users at stake. >> and bee yarp thomas with us live from the fbi tonight. and pierre, you told us, this battle could effect far more than just the san bernardino case? >> reporter: that's right, david. manhattan's chief prosecutor told us he alone is trying to open more than150 encrypted i phones in cases rangi from murder to sex crimes and robbery. it's an epic legal battle that could go all the way to the supreme court. david? >> all right, pierre thomas with us pive tonight. pierre, thank you. now, to pope francis this evening, and his historic visit to mexico. these images coming in just moments ago here of the pope at the border, and the massive crowds gathered. that visit to the mexico/u.s. border, making headlines in the
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donald trump saying the pope does not understand the danger of an open border. abc's chief foreign correspondent terry moran with the pope, plus, the moment pope francis was visibly upset with crowds, pulling him toward them. >> reporter: he stood on the banks of the rio grande here at this troubled border. across the river, a fewew feet away in the united states, americans, including some undocumented immigrants, praying with francis, remembering the thousands who have died in the desert, trying to get to the u.s. spiritually, there was no border here day. joy was crowds on both sides. a hugely symbolic celebration. a message from the pope. this week, donald trump sent a message back, in an interview with fox business. >> the pope is a very polotical person. i don't think he understands the danger of the open border that we have with mexico. >> reporter: but mexico has embraced this pope.
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him, almost toppling him until he rebuked them. "don't be selfish," he said. and at every step, francis has spoken out, blasting some businesses and slave drivers that exploit employees. and especially taking on the violence of the drug trade here in this city, once racked by thousands of murders. but now, juarez with crime down to manageable levels, proudly hosting the pope. for francis, this isn't about politics. it's about taking in a stranger and welcoming in the refugee. he would say, that's christianity. david? >> terry moran with us tonight from mexico. terry, thank you. > and overseas tonight, and to a deadly terror attack in turkey. at least 28 people killed in a car bomb explosion, in that country's capital. the blast apparently targeting inging turkish military buses. turkish officials calling the attack well planned. no one claiming responsibility so far. back here at home tonight, and to a developing story involving the los angeles police department.
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tonight, accused of repeated sexual assaults on four women while on duty. the alleged attacks takinglace years. prosecutors saying some ofhose attacks took place in their police cruiser. the offfcers are scheduled to be arraigned tomorrow. and in south carolin tonight, newly released video showing the terrifying moments fafed by police, who were trying to ail rest a suspect. that suspect pulling out a gun and opening fire. what those officers do in the moments that followed. abc's clayton sandell with the images tonht. >> reporter: what looks routine is about to turn deadly. >> okay, just relax. just relax. >> reporter: a police sergeant in cayce, south carolina, questioning 21-year-old demetrius bryant over marijuana and an expired car registration. >> listen to me. listen to me. this is a little misdemeanor, okay? >> reporter: but then bryant pulls a gun, shooting an officer in the leg. the sergeant fires back. >> shots fired! shots fired! >> reporter: and kills bryant.
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>> reporter: the shootout captured on police cameras, now becoming as common as flashlights. today, 76%% of all departments use some type of camera. then, there is citizen vidid. recordininmoments like last year when another south carolina officer shot and killed walter scott as he ran away. that officer now charged with murder. >> cameras cut both ways. they either can justify someone's behavior or not. we've seen plenty of police shootings in recent p pt where they showed bad police behavior. >> reporter: with the help of this video, this week, both officers were cleared and are now back to work. clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> clayton, thank you. and the new headline tonight flint, michigan. it turns out, residents are paying the highest wat rates in the country for that l@ad con tame nated water. a national study showing residents page $864 a year. that's nearly double the national average. $30 million bill now in congress
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bills. there is still much more ahead on "world news tonight" this wednesday. we have breaking news. new developments in that mansion murder case making national headlines. the family found kille in their home. there's news tonight about the suspect charged. also, the collision on the tarmac. the passengerer jet clipping wings in detroit, and we'll have detas. and our cameras right there tonight. the alleged imposter, accused of posing as a doctor for more than a month, examining patients. you're about to see the sting, right here, after the break. song: "that's life" song: "that's life" song: "that's life" song: : hat's life" that's life. you diet. you exercise. and if you still need help lowering your blood sugar... ...this is jardiance.
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just 18, malachi love robinson, was charged with sen counts overnight, inclung grand theft and fraud for allegedly practicing without a license. our palm beach station wpbf was right there when he was arrested tuesday. >> i'm hurt because of the allegations. reporter: last month, he proudly offered this tour of his office. >> this is theh new medical center. >> reporter: saying he never claimed to be an md. but wpbf peeled back the tape o this sign, revealing those very letters. >> so many physicians, they speak to me and they are just in awe. it's not because i'm a great person,ot because i'm some miracle from heaven sent, it's just because i have a passion for helping people. >> reporter: including an undercover sheriff's deputy. another patient, an 86-year-old, clai he treated her for severe stomach pain, paying nearly $3,500. his website says he treats
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well as water and air. matt gutman, abc news, los angeles. >> matt, thank you. and tomorrow morning, that teenager, exclusively on "good morning america," answering the charges. when we come back here tonight, the mansion murder case making national headadnes. news tonight about the suspect. also, take a look at this. a cargo ship running aground. the moment everyone realizes that ship there isn't going to stop. and then, tonight, beyonce now being blamed by a sheriff here in america for his community's s ske in violence. we'll be right back. man, lemme guess who you're wearing... toenail fungus!? whaaat?!? fight it! with jublia. blia is a prescription medicine... ...used to treat toenail fungus. use jublia as instructed byour doctor. jublia is workin' it! most common side effec include... ...ingrown toenail,application site redness,... ...itching, swelling burning... ...or stinging, blisters, and pain. oh!! fight it! with jublia! now that's a red carpet moment! ask your doctor if jublia is right for you.
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"wheel of fortune"! [ cheers and applause ] ladies and gentlemen, here are the stars of america's game -- pat sajak and vanna white. hello! hi, everybody. thank you, jim. you're too nice. ah, good to have the disney folks back with us. see you later. hi. good to see you, everybody.y. get ready. it's time for our first toss-up of the night. this is a $1,000 puzzle.
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[ bell chimes ] dan and jen. giant imagination. nope. anybody else? [ bell chimes ] david and keri. great imagination. yeah. [ applause ] it just wasn't as big. that's all. keri and david solved the puzzle, and they get to talk first. let's hear about you guys. hi, i'm david. this is my wife, keri. and i am a real-estate broker and pastor in san diego, and i met my wife six years ago on facebook. we went on our first date, and seven days later, i asked her to marry i said yes, and three months later, we were married. three months later, we had our first child, and now we have liam, who is 5, and uriah, who is 2. hi, boys! nice job. i met my wife on twitter. 140 days later, we were married. it's unbelievable. nice to have y/u folks here. thank you. gene and genie. let's hear about you. hi, pat. we're gene... and genie joo. we're from cliffside park, new jersey. i work as a pastor at a church in new york city


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