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we will see you again tomorrow. breing news on "world news now." record jackpot. nobody won last night's $524 million powerball pre. the eye popping amount of money up for grabs this saturday. >> extreme weather flooding downurs drenching california from one end of the state to the other. now other partsf the country are bracing for enino's worst. >> and new this half hour, chipotle in deep trouble. >> the norovirus outbreakinked to hundreds of illnesses. thinvestigation into chipotle could move now from the kitchen to the courtroom. and later in "the skinny," songs and tears from tough guy vin diesel. what led to emotional moments on is taken at t people's choice awards. it is thursday, january -- sing it, vin. january 7th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> hey, good morning, everybody. thursday is my favorite day.
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>> why? >> friday eve. >> a good friend of minine says it's attached to friday. >> also attached to hump day. >> but i'm movg forward. and you just wanted to excxcuse to say hump da >> i'm kayna whitworth. >> i'm kenendis gibson. we're going to start this half hour, of course, with the disappointment or the excitement would you say? >> we're going to go positive on this. >> the excitement in having more than half a billion dollars can up for grabs come this saturday because of last night it's powerball jackpot. >> he' so excited that the drawing was a bust. so saturday's prize swells to an estimated d $675 million. >> exactly. >> the largest jackpot in u.s. story. so still last ght's prize no slouch. it was the sixth largest jackpot ever. powerball players were buying ticket its till theery last minute. unfortunately the odds against them one in a about 292 million. >> i a assume those odds are increasing about now.
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wiwinning ticket, the numbers are really cute numbers. it's great to look at. they really mean absolutely nothing for the vast majority of the country. >> so weird. >> is that so depressing? unless you're a partial winner. >everal people, i feel like winning a million dollars did i would be so excitedbout that. >> after taxes, baby mamas, you know, you're probably down to like $200,000. >> you got problems, man. >> also making news this morning, the world versus northth korea. even the north's key ally china joined in a u.n. security council condemnation. >> so the north claims it has tested its fourth nuclear device. more powerful than any of the othe. more now from abc's marci gonzales. >> north korea's alarming claim. that it successfully tested a hydrogen bomb for the first time sparking cdemnation from around the world.
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further nucle activities. >> the u.n. security council holding an emergency meeting afte the televised claims that a 5.1 point magnitude earthquake near north korea's testing facility was caused by a weapon that can be a thousand times more powerful than antom mick bombs like those dropped on hiro shim n na and nagasaki in world war ii. the u.s.mmediately launche u.s. sniffer planes to determine whether the claim is true. >> the national analysis is not consistent with the north korean claims of a successful hydrogen bomb test. >> reporter: if the claim is later confirmed, this would be north korea's fourth time testing a nuclear weapon since 2006 but the first time testingng a thermonuclear weapon. experts are doubtful explaining the results were too small to be from en a failed hydrogen bomb test. >> they're bragging, puffing themselves up.
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to obliteratate the korean peninsula. the bad news is they're trying. >> with nororth korea heavily sanctioned the u.n security council vows to take further significant measures. kendis and kayna. >> thank you so much. so there -- there was another automatic shutdown of china's main stock market this morning. the shanghai index down more than 7% and not becauause of north korea but because china's central bank vee valued the currency. right nowow other asian markets are also down. and former cia director david petraeus spent four hours behind closed doors answering questions about the benghazi attacks, and there were apparently no surpriseds. adadam schiff says petraeus's testimony yesterday was consistent with what he told congressionall investigators more than two years ago when he debunked conspiracy theories. those assaults inibya four
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including u.s. ambassador chris stevens. in what democrat are calling political theater, congressional republicans me good on a campaign promise to repeal obamacare and defund planned panthood. the bill is now heading for certain veto by president obama. abc's kenneth moton reports on the political fight. >> reporter: repealing presidedent obama's signature health care law. stripping away federal funding fo planned parenthood. the fight continues in the gop-controlled congress. >> with this bill, we are standing for life. were confronting the president with the hard honest truth, obamare doesn't work. >> reporter: there have been more than 60 unsuccessful attempt biz republicans to dismantle the affordable care angt but this is the first time an appeal will reach the president. it's sure to be met with veto. the battle against plant parenthood claimed the women's
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fetal tissue for profit. republicans insist taking action on planted parenthood and obamacare willful fill promises to their constituents. >> it's a new year it's going to be aew agenda to make sure america is confident again. >> republican and democratic presidential candidates highlighting the clear choice face thing voters s in november. >> no one's ever won in n new jersey being pro-life. you canan't be pro-life but i am. >> i will defenend the affordable care actct which the republicans are trying to repeal but they never tell you what they would put in its place. >> once the president retoes the bill, gop leaders plan to schedule an override vote later this month. kenneth moton, abc news, washington. >> we'll turn to the extreme weather in the west where a third el nino fueled storm has been slamming california. the hea rains turned roads into raging rivers and triggered mud slideses, as wel as of yestery, l.a. has seen nearly 2 inches of rain since sunday.
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the storm is now heading into the rockies where heavy mountain snow is expected. winter storm alerts arup for six southwestern states. farther north, heavy rains have been causing problems in the bay area turning freeways into lakes and making driving treacherous as you can see. residents have been sandbagging their homes as a hedge against potentially rising floodwars. more rain we are told on the way. abc's -- accuweather's justin povick has the latest rightow from accuweatherer f us. good morning. >> kayna and kendis, good morning to you, as well. stormy conditions. that's status quo here in n the southwt. another b big storm system pounding surf expected. soakg showers and some vy heavy almost crippling mountain snow. there is going to be the rick for mud slides and avalanches thughout the next 12 to 24 hours. soaking showers in the arklatex. the gulf coast dodging gusty thunderstorms, as well along the interstate 10 and the.
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later on this weekend, we're concerned about a big storm impacting the northeast. it's january but thiis mostly goingto be heavy rainfall. along with some gusty winds into sunday night. kayna and kendis, let's toss it back over to you. >> thank you. so a new battle has broken out over same-sex marriage this time in alabama. the state's chief justice is ordering all judges not to i shall marriage licenses to gay couples in direct defiance of a u.s. supreme court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage across the country. >> macy's plans big cuts. the largest department store chain is closing three dozen stores and cutting 4500 jobs. about 3,000 of those will be sales clerks. it blames warm weather and the strong dollalar for dispointing lol day sales down nearly 5%. that's the sharpest decline since the ression. cuts are reportedly coming to yahoo!. business insider reporting it will lay off at least 10% of its
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1,000 people. onone majorinvestor, only wants a w layoffs. yahoo!'s top management. he says it hasn't turned around the company as promised. with yahoo >> the worldld i apparently running out of coffee. right? rising consumption means global production will have to increase by an extra 40 to 50 million bags of coffee in the next decade. thatat is more than the entire crop of brazil. some growers blame the looming threat of global warming. growers have to figure out how to shift production from south america to the pacific region where they can grow their crops at higher altitude. i saw the producer's note in the script earlier this morning. it said definitely paninic. >> absolutely. can you imagine the pandemonium in williamsburg, brooklyn and l.a.? >> here on the show the with no coffee in general?
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the number one way americans nd new music and the veran actor taking on donald trump. >> will andadaa pinkett smh's son shaking up the fashion world. jaden smith is making a statement in the skirt. >> hundreds of chipotle got sick. the unprecedented criminal charges and what's next for the restaurant. you' watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather. brought to you by woolite darks. everyone loves the way dark clothes make them feel and no one wants that feeling to fade. that's why the's woolite darks. it's free of harsh ingredients, keeping dark clothes looking like new for 30 washes your love for dark clothes will never fade.
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station apparent hoping to haul away the safe. they failed, by the way. all they could really do was ash the place and thenhey took off. someme of them on foot. >> all righty. a pennsylvania high school basketball coach who used his ad during a game has been placed on leave. take a look. jerry divine allegedly headbutted a referee over a disagreeme over a foul cacall. he was ejeed from the game and maybe education and aching. the school's website says the focus of that school's program includes respect and responsibility. >> wow. so the chipotle restaurant chain is reeling after one illness outbreak after another. >> yeah. so far, it's been health officials looking into the causes. now there's a criminal investigation into all of this and it involves norovirus, not e. ci nick watt has that story. >> reporter: a federal criminal investigation intan outbreak at thisis simi vaey,
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where we now know at least 234 people were sickened last summer. the beleaguered mexicagrill chain recently served with a federal grand jury subpoena. the u.s. attorney's office and the fda are on the case. >> the news that a subpoena was issued to chipotle is not surprising in and of itself, because the department of justice is taking this so seriously, and it is definitely on their radar. >> reporter: the norovirus outbreak here first flagge aust 20th. the restaura was closed for a deep clean. a chipotle spokesperson told us, "as a matter of policy, we don't discscuss pendg legal action, but we wl cooperate fully with this investigation." sales plunging 30% in december, afteseveral highly publicized foodborne illness outbreaks. just last month, more than 140 people laid low by norovirus in boston, foowing a salmonella outbreak in minnesota and two o e. coli outbreaeaks in 12tates. since ththen, chiple has made fundamental changes in the way vegetables are chopped, how
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now, even dipping all onions in boiling water. nick watt, abc news, simi valley, california. >> coming up, a stage crasher ge kicked out of an awards show last night. >> t latest h hlywood heavyweight to bat with donald trump. this one is a little bit different though. "the skinny" is up next.
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abc stations.tt2wat^(@%4 bt@q9op tt2wat^(@%4 "a@q)c4 tt2wat^(@%4 bm@q@q"h8 tt4wat^(@%4 " dztq l> we had fans weieighing i on their favorites from all around the world, pop culture. the big moment of the evening coming when vin diesel accepted the award for favorite movie of the year. >> he got really emotional citing are the loss of his co-star paul walker and then closing his speechh by singing a line from the movie's hit song. >> oh. it's been a long day without you, my friendd and i'll tell you all about it when i see you again >> sing it, brother, sing it. we're loving it. >> how sweet. it's emotional for him. >> it has been emotional. it's grereat that e fans loved that movie, awell.
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>> the other big moment of the night was when a stage crasher terrupted the ladies. >> i love it. >> of the talk" during their acceptance speech pep didn't get much out before cheryl underwood kicked him off the stage rippe the mike back saying you'reot going to pull no steve harvey up inin here. t today, jesus. >> i think that we feel. >>hey continued on. >> oh, that was so good. that was handled so well. no, no, you're not taking over our moment. . >> not at all. >> for years now, we've known that the music industry isn't doing quite as well as it used to. and nielsen is showing how exactly it's changing. it's no surprise that 2015's largest release was adele's album "25" totallyight million units. most surprising is how we'e're listening and discovering new music. >> vinyl sal up from last year 30%.
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bu, 93% from last year with 317 billion. >> and in the internet age, you mighght be surprised to know that radio i is still the number one source of music discovery. so see, newspapers you have a future. >> right. i love it. also. >> comeback. so next donald trump prong that even though he is running for prident, there is no twitter feud that is too small for him. so actor samuel l. jackson was asked in an interview who is a better golfer, he or trump. >> jackson responded by saying i am for sure. i don't cheat. trump apparently caught wind of this and didhat he normall does when he gets annoyed by somebody. he took to twitter. and trump tweeted here, i don't ow samuel l. jackson to the best of my knowledge, i haven't played golf with him and think he does too many tv commercials. boring, not a fan. >> later trump must have remembered tweeting i don't tweet at golf but samuel l.
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trump added he doesn't like jackson's swing saying it't's not athletic and adding tha he's won many cb championships. >> donald trump's a superior athlete? >> just ask him,m, he'll tell you. now to a major milesne for the royal family. prince george's first day of school. produced parents princeilliam and duchess kate shared a couple of shots to mark the occasion. >> attending the west acre montessori school known for encouraging creative thinking. >> the palace source says they think it's an ideal program for him. finally a quick update to our skinn stories yesterday. janetackson posting a video message saying she does not have cancer. her doctors cleared her to resume her tour this spring. >> oh, man, that is welcome news for a lot of her fans especially. > wishing and praying for her.
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with this post on his instagram. thank you so much at louis viton and nicolas guess key air for e opportunity to impact this world. >> we are seeing an evolution and we're also seeing fashion do what fashion loves to do which is to play with o our expectations to tug on our prejudices and top surprise us. >> reporter: in a press release, is the company saying jayden represents a generation that has assimilated the codes of true eedom wearing a skirt comes as naturally to him as it would to a woman. the 17-year-old is known for stretching fashion boundaries from rocking dress-like outfits to dressing up as batman for the prom. his dad will smith tling ellen how he and his wife jada support all their chdren's choices. >> we decided a long time ago it's sort of better to flow with what people are naturally more than like what our egos need them to be.
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i'm expressing how i feel inside which is really no particular way because every day, it changes how i feel about the world and myself. deborah roberts, abc news, new york. wow, i think that's interesting. he always does have so much support from his parents either way. >> he does. >> men's fashion revolution maybe. >> absolutely. maybe we'll wear a kilt or something. >> maybe you. >> oh, i would be screaming, too. what in the world? > you'reoing to fall down in your dress. >> what in the world is that outfit? i look sort of like a cross from rud.m.c. from the '80s and
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good morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm kayna whitworth. here's top of our top headlines that we're following this morning on "world news now." no winner in last night's $500 million powerball lottery drawing. so that means as it rolls over to saturday's game with a jackpot heading for the record books. more about what you can expect in just a moment. >> congressional republicans have made good on a campaign promise voting to repeal obamacare and cut off funding for planned parenthood. president obama has already said he will veto the bill. >> another quickened to the trading day for china's stock market. shares were down more than 7% triggering an automatic shutdown. investors are worried about china's economy. and a man tried to crash a party at last night's people's choice awards climbing on stage while the hosts of the talk" were accepting their award. sharon osbourne dispatching him with that kick. those are some of the top stories on this is thursday,
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>> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> we begin this half hour with the power play ball lottery which turned out to be a big disan buttonment to win it all. >> the good news for saturday's game has really ballooned into an estimated $675 million. that by the way, the largest lottery jackpot in u.s. history. powerball developed doors were busy selling tickets right up till last night's drawing. millions of people hoping for a chance to get rich quick. now those dreams have to wait till saturday. >> if had you been holding that winning ticket, 2, 11, 47 is, 662, 63, powerball number 17. >> as of last night, your odds of winning was 292 million, 1 in 292 million. so your odds of winning saturday's jackpot is even greater.
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the mathematician has spoken, folks. >> so now you know. >> you're a human calculator. >> so the jackpot will be at least $675 million. we'll all be buying tickets and crying come saturday at 11:00. >> i'm going to be cheering. the other big story a lot of people are paying attention to, a third wave of el nino fueled storms raking across southern california. >> my husband says he's never seen rain like this four days of relentless rain las flooded freeways, trigger the mud slides and the parched fire zones. it's not over. our coverage begins now with abc's matt gutman. >> wow, look at that. >> reporter: the rain pummeling california. this freeway under water. the deluge stranding cars. this truck pushing one under a bridge. strong storms snapping power lines and downing trees, pinning cars. and snarling traffic. nearly two dozen weather-related crashes reported. those el nino storms delivering
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breaking through the walls of that l.a. restaurant. in old town san diego, the water pouring through the ceilings. storm drains turned into geysers and roadways into rivers. >> i felt my car slightly lift off and i just felt all the water and then i was like, i can't -- i can't move. >> reporter: a record number of acres have burned this fire season, leaving mountains like that barren. it's like water hitting a parking lot. the result? mud like this, and more mudslides and floods headed this way. and in their path, these neighborhoods. the mud breaking through barriers, threatening ed hindline's house. >> this is the end game. we're going to have terrible mudslides and clean it up. or we're going to have a mudslide that's going to hit and it's going to knock the house off the foundation. we'll probably lose the home. >> reporter: this is the l.a. river normally just an electrical of water in a concrete canyon. but because of all of this rain, it is now surging with 150 times
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matt gutman, abc news, los angeles. >> wow, that's a place we're both familiar with. >> we know that location in particular. that is impressive to see the river like that. >> i've seen it completely dry at times. a drickal of water, that's a full river now. so it is really one storm after another hitting the west coast. >> and the radar shows a wide region getting hit from northern california to phoenix. accuweather's justin povick is tracking it all. justin what, do you know? >> kayna and kendis, thanks and good morning to you, as well. another storm system impacting the southwest here late week on thursday, this one too bringing with it an equally strong punch with wind, heavy mountain snow and soaking flooding rains. the rains will be confined to the lower elevations but travel delays continue from san francisco to l.a. and points eastbound. eventually this storm system will take shape over the northern plains where it will indeed be cold enough for some snow and some of that can be heavy as we ahead into the dakotas. this taking shape later on today but especially into tomorrow
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for the weekend, this is rare. january we're talking about rain. and a big rainstorm for the northeast. kayna and kendis, back to you. >>ious tin, thank you. on now to the neighbor and the accused accomplice of the terror couple who carried out the san bernardino attacks pleading not guilt. enrique marquez is accused of buying rifles used in that attack and for conspireing to provide material support to terrorists. the judge ordered him to stand trial next month. if convicted he could face 50 years behind bars. the texas texas state trooper in the middle of a controversial traffic stop has been charged. brian ensignenia faces perjury charges and dismissal accused of lying how he removed sandra bland from her car back in july. she was found three days later dead in her jail cell. grand jury decided not to charge police or jailers in connection with the death which was ruled a suicide.
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not charge bill cosby with sexually abusing two teenagers. the allegations were from alleged assaults in 2008 and 1965. prosecutors say there was lack of evidence and too much time had passed. the decision follows the criminal charges filed in a 2004 case against cosby in pennsylvania. that case cosby's lawyers insist he will be cleared of. also, a hospital in had tallahassee, florida, is under fire now for tossing out a woman who desperately needed medical help, ignoring her pleas as she collapsed on the pavement of the parking lot and the police officer who dragged her out reportedly said that she was faking it. here's abc's steve osunsami. >> reporter: this disturbing dash cam video released tonight from outside this hospital in the florida panhandle is mostly sounds. >> oh, my god. oh, my god. >> reporter: but you can clearly hear the painful cries of this woman, 57-year-old barbara dawson, as police and medical staff were throwing her out of the building december 21st. >> i can't breathe!
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them to stay, but the medical professionals who had seen her many times before didn't think anything was wrong. >> please, sir. >> would you please put your hands -- >> give me another chance. >> they begged you to leave and you wouldn't do it. >> reporter: as they put her in handcuffs, which you can see in these photos, she kept saying she couldn't breathe. >> you haven't been hooked up for awhile and you've been breathing just fine. >> reporter: what no one knew, only confirmed later by an autopsy, was that a blood clot in her lung was killing her. her family says there are no words and they plan to sue. >> we want justice for barbara, so this will not happen to anyone else. >> reporter: in statements, the police are saying that their officer isn't a trained medical professional, and did his job. while the hospital is saying that their thoughts and prayers are with the family. the family, of course, is wishing they were this thoughtful a little earlier. steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. >> now to a developing story out of syria where residents of one
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literally being starved to death. up to 30,000 people have been trapped inside the town under tight guard by forces loyal to president bashar al assad. many families are said to be so desperate they're eating grass and leaves and killing and eating their pets. wow. >> also in paris, memorials are being held today remembering the 17 people killed in the "charlie hebdo" attacks. exactly a year ago. french president francois hollande was there for the ceremonies but this morning, the vatican calling an the cover of the magazine's anniversary issue behalf fa mus. the magazine suggests that god is the real assassin saying the very idea of god is what fueled the hatred leading to the attacks. staying overseas there are no doubts about north korea's bombshell announcements. still, the explosion was condemned by the united nations
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china appearing upset and supported the u.n. resolution. it's not certain if north korea's strongest ally on the council will allow new economic sanctions. a major development from the pentagon honoring american heroes. the department of defense is reviewing more than 1100 medals awarded since 9/11 possibly upgrading some to the medal of honor. the pentagon is recognizing servicemen and women for their courage in combat. 17 medals of honor have been awarded to iraq and afghanistan service members since 2001. bad news for the oil industry but good news for you. crude oil prices plunged again yesterday some hitting their lowest point since the recession. it was more because of falling demand than any problems in the mideast. analysts say the drop could mean another ten cents a gallon less for gasoline. the national average this morning is around $2. >> a mystery solved in downtown chicago over the sudden
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>> it's a bit of a ramshackle structure seemingly came out of nowhere. turning up in the median inside the famed loop. so people at first thought that it was built by a hopeless person. >> yeah, but as it turns out, it's the products of a man named david sudler who lives in a high-rise across the street. it took him 15 hours to saw and chisel sheets of ice and haul them into place. >> i feel like that's kind of cool. >> it is kind of cool. mystery solved. >> how much time do you think he's spending in there instead of his high-rise? >> zero. zero. >> a bit of a tourist attraction now. >> coming up, birthday wishes from you to us as "world news now" celebrates 24 years on the air. >> my, oh my. also ahead, get your geek on at this week's consumer electronics show where the developerre bringing virtual reality to the masses. get our take on the big reveals. >> outrage at the airport after
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capturing a patdown he says went way too far. here's abc's david kerley. >> a 10-year-old girl patted down by a tsa officer. her father watching and recording. >> it was excessive. it was invasive. i was pretty much boiling, you know, in my head. >> reporter: at the raleigh airport two days before the new year, a juice pouch inside his daughter's bag set off an alarm. then, a phone from that bag falsely tested positive for explosives, leading to the pat-down. >> i was very unhappy with it and i was confused. >> repororr: that pat-down lasting 1 minute, 48 seconds. >> thank you for your patience. i appreciate it. >> okay. thank you for doing your job. >> reporter: tsa, in a statement, says its procedures allow a pat-down of a child under certain circumstances, and that this pat-down followed approved procedures. >> getting screened by the tsa. >> reporter: payne says he complied at security, but after returning home became convinced
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payne did not fill out an online complaint form. he says he's working with his local congressman to deliver a complaint directly to the tsa. david kerley, abc news, reagan washington airport. >> so before he brought it to our attention, he actually put it on youtube to see what other people's reaction was. he was upset but wasn't sure if he was overreact package. it's been mixed. some people saying i'd rather be safe than sorry. >> i think i've seen young kids get patted down before. >> they've changed their policies to make it so that that doesn't happy very often but it does. >> please continue to accepted your comments to us. coming up, the top tech gadgets of 2016 being rolled out the consumer electronics show. >> our tech clinter is here with the big headlines out of vegas. that's next on "world news now." >> "world news now" continues
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>> this year's show is currently under way in las vegas. the most buzzed about items, trina trinh. welcome. we're so happy to have you. >> thanks for having me. >> we've been seeing previews. what's the coolest thing so far? >> the biggest news is okay cue lis ripped is finally here. the virtual reality headset you can finally order. >> i have a couple questions about it. >> what is virtual ality. >> what ist and how much is it? >> virtual reality is kind of hard to explain if you haven't experienced before. it's basically being immersed in a virtual world whether it's a video game world or the real world. and being able to experience it really in-depth, feel like you're really there on the ground. abc news had a really awesome virtual reality app where you were transported to north korea kra just by putting on this headset and then sticking in some headphones or headphones and you were literally on the ground there.
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>> see everything up, below, left, right. the view is amazing. it feels like you're really there. that's the most cool thing about it. the price tag, a little bit of sticker shock there. the okay cue lis rift is going to retail for $600. >> what? is there gold in that? >> yeah. >> so it's not for the faint of heart. there are cheaper versions, too. >> something kendis and i are both interested is the wearable tech. especially fitness technology available out there. >> we saw a lot of fitness trackers, smart watches so far. there's more of the same but now the difference is that you're going to see a lot more integrated smart waives that are part of like clothing items that you wear every day. >> a smart bra. >> there's smart braz, samsung came out with a smart belt. this will unfortunately report your waist size to you every day. >> no! >> if you're watching your weight and trying to get better
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fit, this belt that you can wear with like a regular pair of jeans will actually track how many steps you've taken, measure waist size, report that back to you and give you tips and tricks for how to. >> when you're eating your doughnut it yells no. >> it stops you. okay. so quickly, what's this about your watch acher donating money to charity. >> this is kind of crazy. we're already living in a connected world. might as well as have your washer dryer be connected, too. this is a smart top load washer from whirlpool. it's wi-fi connected but they have a charity component here. and for every wash load you do, you get pinged on whether you want to donate to habitat for humanity. so the it can donate money for you every time you wash clothes. >> my husband does our lupddry. he'll be doing that a lot. >> our tech contributor trina trinh.
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this morning on "world news now," dangerous disruptive and drenching. >> the back to back storms causing floods and mudslides across california and yet another el nino storm slamming the coast. get today's warning from accuweather. >> campaign conflict. ted cruz born in canada and getting heat from donald trump. ical battle and the explanation from cruz. football warnings. the wife of a 25-year-old college athlete, the victim of severe brain trauma has an on field. first breaking news about the $524 million powerball drawing just hours ago. we didn't win. neither did you, by the way. the big news this morning, about the next jackpot. it's thursday, january 7th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." oh, good morning, everybody. it's thursday. i'm kayna whitworth in for reena ninan.
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and if you happen to be holding a powerball ticket like we are, then you might as well as just do what i'm going to do. how many numbers did we get right? >> we got zero. >> zero. it's worth about this much. i thought it would be a lot more dramatic than that. >> sitting next to you is kind of dramatic. i wish everybody could have witnessed the setup that this took. >> it's always bigner person. >> yeah. >> on tv, it just doesn't translate. >> i prosecutor appreciate your enthusiasm. >> we'll try again for saturday. >> don't pull a muscle. >> or a hernia. too late. yeah, i mean, $675 million the big jackpot. >> i'm buying another one. >> yeah, of course we will. >> so you get another chance saturday because the prizes he said will be an estimated $675 million. the largest jackpot in u.s. history and up till last night's drawing players were out in
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the right combination of numbers for that winning ticket. it was just not to be. >> just so you know the wins numbers were 2, 11, 47, 62, 63 ran the powerball was 17. >> much more about our frustration in the lottery frenzy ahead. the numbers you should pick also and the ones you should skip when you buy your next ticket. we'll talk about that in the next half hour. >> our other major story. a lot of people on the west coast paying attention to this. a third el nino fueled storm blasting through southern california. >> the heavy rains triggered mud slides, flooded roads. multiple lanes of the 5 freeway in the san fernando he valley were closed for several hours. looked like they turned the freeway into a canal. >> farther north, heavy rains in the bay area have been making driving treacherous. sand bags are on stand by and more rain on the way.
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>> reporter: a super soaking in southern california. >> we go around. >> reporter: heavy downpours flooding roads and entire freeways. >> it's down to just the left lane open. >> reporter: leaving drivers stranded many with the same story. >> i saw cars going through it. so i thought oh, i'm fine. >> reporter: look at this big rig rescue a smaller car. this driver got a push from the highway patrol. the back to back el nino storms delivering so much rain, water broke through the walls of this restaurant. the saturated ground toppling one tree after the next on to cars as emergency crews also rescue the homeless kicked out along fast rising rivers. >> we was overcome by water. waist to chest deep water and they were hypothermic. >> reporter: the concern now mud slides at recent wildfire burn areas, sliding mud is threatening homes. many families hoping sand bags will save them. and while this cell tries to
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others are using the heavy rain and mud to their advantage. and this region isn't out of the woods yet. more rain is in sore this week. a welcome sight for drought stricken california but too much too fast. and this is what happens, kendis and kayna. >> brandi, thank you so much. the system so powerful it actually unleashed waterspouts. >> one by one. look at this. the funnels were spotted off the coast of san diego but did not move ashore. there were several of them there. accuweather's justin povick has good morning. >> kayna and kendis, thanks and good morning to you, as well. we're tracking more storminess. southwest. again on this thursday. very active be storm track. tracking heavy rain in the valleys and very heavy snow terrain. lots of travel delays coming up. south plains and the gulf coast region looking at gusty thunderstorms, as well with soaking showers. kayna and kendis, back to you.
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breaking overnight for the second time this week, trading has been halted on china's stock market. about a half an hour after the exchange opened the shanghai index down more than 7% triggering the shutdown and as was the case monday it was because of worries about china's economy. the central bank again devalued the country's currency and this morning other asian marks are down. >> north korea's claim of a nuclear bomb test doesn't seem to be a factor in the stock market slide perhaps because there are doubts it ever happened. the white house doesn't believe the claim. the uts u.s. immediately launched so the called nuclear sniffer planes to determine whether the claims are true. already many are skeptical. >> the reported size of the detonation is relatively modest, comparable to the tests that north korea carried out in 2013 which i think led many experts to assume this is in fact
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rather than a fully fledged hydrogen bomb. >> the question now this morning, whether the north's chief backer china is willing to allow stiffer sanctions as punishment. a bill to repeal obamacare is heading for the president's desk where he's sure to veto it. it also blocks funding for planned parenthood. it was a straight party line pretty much. neither margin was enough to overturn the veto. however, democrats say it's political theater. >> moving to more political theater but on the campaign trail. donald trump is now shifting his focus for the moment 'away from the clintons and to his closest challenger, ted cruz. he's now asking the same questions of the texas senator that he once asked of president obama. here's abc's tom llamas. >> reporter: donald trump saying his toughest challenger, senator ted cruz, has a, quote, cloud over his head. >> do you believe senator ted cruz is a natural born citizen? >> i don't know. to be honest. >> reporter: trump now warning democrats will make an issue of the fact that cruz was born in canada.
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i don't think it's going to be possible for him to do very well. i don't think it's actually possible for the republicans to let it happen, because he'll have this cloud. cruz, whose mother is an american citizen, firing back. >> the child of a u.s. citizen born abroad is a natural born citizen. people will continue to make political noise about it, but as a legal matter, it is quite straightforward. the birther issue against to prove he wasn't born in kenya. but just last year, trump himself told abc news that cruz doesn't have a problem. >> it's fine. i hear that it was checked out by every attorney and every which way and i understand ted is in fine shape. >> reporter: but back then, cruz was trailing badly. some polls have cruz leading in iowa, and we were one-on-one with him on his campaign bus, asking about trump. >> my view if others. >> if he sees you as a threat.
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>> cruz has tried his best to ignore trump's attack. the fiery texas senator energizing iowa republicans and his consecutive base. we were there when a woman broke down in tears just talking to him. >> but some republicans worry cruz is too bow lar rising unwilling to compromise with congress to win in a national election. >> donald trump says a judge could settle this whole issue but at the time cruz is not taking the bait. he says the issue is settled. if he's elected he can become prident by law. tom llamas, abc news, spencer, iowa. >> on the democratic side all three presidential candidates turned out for a dinner in las vegas last night co-hosted by harry roid. however, it was not a debate. hillary clinton, vermont senator bernie sanders and martin o'malley each made their case to a friendly audience about their plans to grow the middle class, protect medicare and social security and create jobs.
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baseball's hall of fame have sparked debate in the sports world. ken griffey junior picked up the highest total ever. 630 home runs, also voted in mike piazza considered the game's greatest hitting catcher. not making it to coopers town this year, can barry bonds and then seven-cy young award winner roger clemens both tainted by steroid use. i saw a lot of congratulations for ken griffey junior. apparently he had to wait almost 30 call for the call. they have video of him sitting there wait for the call. >> sammy sosa got 31 more votes than the rest of us would have got. >> and also a good point. coming up "the mix," the hidden stash of cash cleed up and the hungry dog in big trouble be. >> we're returning to our top
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southern maine is thanking his lucky stars and fellow firefighters this morning. he was on that ridge pole. this is a three-story victorian and the roofing beneath him gaveway. nearly engulfing him. amazingly though he was able to scramble to safety. he didn't have a scratch on him thanks in part to crew mates who helped him on to a ladder and away from danger. that's incredible. that could have turned out so much differently. so differently. over the past year, we've been reporting on the dangers hated with football on the brain. we have seen young players suddenly die and retire pros from a degenerative disease called ct. >> it's not just professional players who can suffer from this serious disease. ryan smith with more. >> i didn't know why all this was happening to him. >> cassandra kek knows how football can change lives. struggle so much. >> her husband michael died two
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of a congenital heart ailment. doctors announcing this week in a major journal that he suffered from cte, chronic traumatic encephalopathy a degenerative brain disease connected to taking hits on the football field. >> he was certainly the worst case i've seen with this disease under the age of 30. >> ann mcgee has studied over 1 0 brains including michael's. >> when you see this disease in a person that young, it's surprising even shocking. > cte identified only after death has been found in numerous nfl players like hall of famers frank gifford and junior seau and is rarely seen in amateur players like michael kek. but experts say moments like these show amateurs aren't immune to the perils of contact football. look at this video. a hit michael told cassandra was one of his hardest. slamming into him.
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of his helmet break off. >> he had way more than ten concussions. >> cassandra says he abruptly quit college football after suffering one too many hard hits. >> he was seeing stars and had sensitivity to light all the time. he had a lot of anger. it was impulsive. >> they turned to doctors. but she says test results came up empty. >> i was so mad that nobody could help him. it was upsetting he felt so alone. >> her life now changed forever. her 5-year-old son too young to remember his dad. >> first thing i thought of when he decide, he won't get to ever meet him. >> but she says michael did not die in vain. >> letting people know that this disease is out there. you don't know how many hits or how many concussions away you are from getting a disease like there. that's whae what's so scary. it could happen to anyone. >> ryan smith, abc news, new york. >> if it's happening to a 25-year-old, it could happen to anyone. coming up, more heartburn for
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the restaurant now in the middle of a criminal investigation after hundreds of people were si last summer. what it could mean for the popular burrito chain. first a record payday. why your powerball dreams are now soaring to new heights and how we might be spending our millions. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" busy continues after this from our abc stations. meatball on white! next! you want mustard on that or not! come on, come on. i haven't got all day here! it doesn't come with peppers! they're extra! hurry up.pay the lady! next! the chicken's fresh. i killed it myself. so that's what you want? next! while we're still young! you know you told me you wanted mustard. get outta here! time's up! back of the line! hey. excuse me. what! great sandwich. thanks. you didn't have to be so nice get outta here.
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i've got the power >> excellent song choice. >> oh, snap. nobody had the power last night. don't even look at your tickets. throw them out. shred them. there was no powerball winner. >> the worst attitude. >> there is good news though. the next drawing offers the biggest lotto jackpot in history. >> luck be a powerball. now nice an extra 524 million
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47, 2, 63,62, 11, and 17 is the powerball. the cash payout worth a minimum of $306 million. in cold hard cash. even though it cops on a silly look oversize check. >> there you go. >> okay. it's crazy. >> just like the one julie leech from michigan received when he she won the jackpot last november for 23 years, she worked at a fiberglass factory. >> are you leaving your job? >> i quit automatically. i was done. >> that jackpot was worth just over $310 million. but the former factory worker opted for the lump sum payment and pocketed a mere 140,000 after taxes. >> was having a really bad night at work. thought i might, as well check my numbers whilele i'm sitting here waiting for my lunch. that's when i realized i was the winner. i didn't believe it. >> what do you do with th wings?
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okay. i got to show nut mix here what was captivating tv in the uk and all across the world yesterday. you know, they've had a lot of rain lately in the uk. and this is what enthralled tens of thousands of people. this paris scope of a puddle in new castle in the middle of the country there in the north. it just how people would navigate this. this is gripping must see television. >> everyone's part of i like to watch peopleall down club. >> no, they have different techniques. different people would run across it and jump across it. there's a particular guy who used a floatie to get across it. we have that photo. way to go. this was so popular and it was a surprise that so many people were tuning into this perry scope. ben sherwood is now looking at this as a possible primetime show for abc come next year. >> i love that.
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so spouses out there, do you ever hide money from the other one? like cold hard cash? this guy in china tried to hide more than $500 from his wife. hid it in their couch. >> okay. makes sense. >> then they're taking care of somebody's dog. >> oh. >> and the dog got into the couch. and then destroyed all of the money. again, this is in china. so you're not looking at american dollars there. you're looking at $500 just shredded by this dog. i mean, maybe you shouldn't have covered it in peanut butter. i don't know. >> is that what he did? >> tells his wife about it by the way, and i guess she wasn't d. >> i have one question about this. one. why did the -- why did he hide it from his wife? >> he didn't say. all he would say is that i hid it from her. did not want to elaborate why. he was a smart guy, he would say he was saving to buy her something pretty. >> take a look at this
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this young girl in the uk is now the youngest person signed to a classical music agency. shoo she's incredible. sounds pretty good. she's been playing the violin and the piano since she was 2 and 3 years old. way to go. good luck. >> also, move over grumpy cat. we want to introduce everybody to pearl. pearl is apparently the angry cat.care scary. those dark dark eyes. anybody watch trueblood out there? apparently she's adopted 6 years owed t t a family that loves her. they say she's very sweet.t. can the cat garner t internet fame grumpy cat has. >> she doesn't look like that angry. looks like.
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record jackpot. nobody won last night's $524 million powerball prize. the eye-popping amount of money up for grabs this saturday. >> extreme weather flooding downwnurs drenching california om one end of the state to the other.r. now other parts of the country are bracing for el nino's worst. >> and new this half hour, chipotle in deep trouble. >> the norovirus outbreak linked to hundreds of illnesses. the investigation into chipotle could move now from the kitchen to the courtroom. and later in "the skinny," songs and tears from tough guy vin diesel. what led to emotional moments on stage at the people's choice awards. it is thursday, january -- oh, sing it, vin -- january 7th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> hey, good mning, everybody. it's thursday. by the way, thursday is my favorite day. favorite day of the week.
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friday eve? >> a good friend of mine says it's attached to friday. >> it's also attached to hump day. >> but i'm moving forward. and you just wanted an excuse to say hump day. >> i'm kayna whitworth. >> i'm kendis gibson. we're going to start this half hour, of course, with the disappointment or the excitement would you say? >> we're going to go positive on this. >> we're going to go positive. >> the excitement in having more than half a billion dollars up for grabs come this saturday because of last night's powerball jackpot. >> he's so excited that the drawing was a bust. so saturday's prize swells to an estimated $675 million. >> exactly. >> the largest jackpot in u.s. history. so still last night's prize no slouch. it was the sixth largest jackpot ever. powerball players were buying tickets up until the very last minute. unfortunately the odds against them one in about 292 million. >> i assume those odds are increasing right about now. if you have been holding that winning ticket, the numbers are
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it's great to look at. they really mean absolutely nothing for the vast majority of the country. >> so weird. >> is that so depressing? unless you're a partial winner. >> several people, i feel like winning a million dollars i would be so excited about that. >> i would, too. >> after taxax, baby mamas, you know, you're probabay down to likeke200,000. >> you got problems, man. >> also making news this morning, the world versus north korea. even the north's key ally china has joint in a u.n. security council condemnation. >> so the north claims it has tested its fourth nuclear device. more powerful than any of the others. more now from abc's marci gonzales. >> reporter: north korea's alarming claim. that it successfully tested a hydrogen bomb for the first time sparking condemnation from around the world. >> i demand the dprk cease any
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>> reporter: the u.n. security council holding an emergency meeting after the televised claims that a 5.1 point magnitude earthquake near north korea's testing facility was caused by a weapon that can be a thousand times more powerful atomic bombs like those dropped on hiroshima and nagasaki in n rld war ii. the u.s. immediately launched so-called nuclear sniffer planes to determine whether the claim is true. >> the national analysis is not consistent with the north korean claims of a successful hydrogen bomb test. >> reporter: if the claim is later confirmed, this would be north korea's fourth time testing a nuclear weapon since 2006 but the first time testing a thermonuclear weapon. experts are doubtful explaining explosive results were too small to be from even a failed hydrogen bomb test. >hey're bragging, pufufng themselvesesp. they don't have the capability to obliterate the korean
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the bad news is that they're trying. >> reporter: with north korea already heavily sanctioned, the u.n. security council vows to take further significant measures though they didn't give any specs. kendis and kayna. >> thank you so much. so there -- there was another automatic shutdown of china's main stock market this morning. the shanghai index down more than 7% and not because of north korea but because china's central bank again devalued the currency. investors see it as another sign of problems in china's economy. right now other asian markets are also down. and former cia director david petraeus spent four hours behind closed doors answering questions about the benghazi attacks, and there were apparently no surprises. democratic congressman adam testimony yesterday was congressional investigators more than two years ago when he debunked conspiracy theories. those assaults in lilia four years ago killed four americans including u.s. ambassador chris
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>> in what democrats are calling political theater, congressional republicans made good on a campaign promise to repeal obamacare and defund planned parenthood. the bill is now heading for certain veto by president obama. abc's kenneth moton reports on the political fight. >> reporter: repealing president obama's signature health care law. stripping away federal funding for planned parenthood. the fight continues in the gop-controlled congress. >> with this bill, we are standing for lifif we are confronting the president with the hard honest truth, obamacare doesn't work. >> reporter: there have been more than 60 unsuccessful attempts by republicans to dismantle the affordable care act, but this is the first time a repeal will reach the president. it's sure to be met with veto. the battle against plant parenthood intensified months ago when activists claimed they were selling fetal tissue for profit.
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on planted parenthood and obamacare will fulfill promises to their constituents. >> it is a new year, a day and as the speaker said it's going to be a new agenda to make sure america is confident again. >> republican and democratic presidential candidates highlighting the clear choice facing voters in november. >> no one's ever won in new jersey being pro-life. you can't be pro-life but i am. >> i will defend the affordable care act which the republicans are trying to repeal but they never tell you what they would put in its place. >> once the president vetoes the bill, gop leaders plan to schedule an override vote to coincide with the anti-abortion right for life event here in washington later this month. kenneth moton, abc news, washington. >> we'll turn to the extreme weather in the west where a third el nino fueled storm has been slamming california. the heavy rains turned roads into raging rivers and triggered mud slides, as well. as of yesterday, l.a. has seen nearly 2 inches of rain since sunday. and pasadenenhas seen nearly 3 inches.
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the rockies where heavy mountain snow is expected. winter storm alerts are up six southwestern states. farther north, heavy rains have been causing problems in the bay area turning freeways into lakes and making driving treacherous as you can see. residents have been sandbagging their homes as a hedge against potentially rising floodwaters. more rain we are told on the way. abc's -- accuweather's justin povick has the latest right now from accuweather for us. good morning. >> kayna and kendis, good morning to you, as well. stormy conditions. that's status quo here in the southwest. another big storm system pounding surf expected. soaking showers and some very heavy almost crippling mountain snow. there is going to be the risk for mud slides and avalanches throughout the next 12 to 24 hours. soaking showers in the arklatex. the gulf coast dodging gusty thunderstorms, as well along the interstate 10 and the i-20 corridor. later on this weekend, we're
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impacting the northeast.t. it's january but this is mostly y going to be heavy rainfall. along with some gusty winds into sunday night. kayna and kendis, let's toss it back over to you. >> thank you. so a new battle has broken out over same-sex marriage this time in alabama. the state's chief justice is ordering all judges not to issue marriage licenses to gay couples in direct defiance of a legalizing same-sex marriage >acy's plans big cuts. the largest department store chain is closing three dozen stores and cutting 4500 jobs. about 3,000 of those will be sales clerks. it blames warm weather and the strong dollar for disappointing holiday sales down nearly 5%. that's the sharpest decline since the recession. cuts are reportedly coming to yahoo! business insider reporting it
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1,000 people. one major investor, however, onlyly wants a few layoffs, yahoo!'s top management. he says it hasn't turned around the company as promised. abc news has a partnership with yahoo! forgive me hipsters hang on to your beanies. the world is apparently running out of coffee. right? that perked your ears up. rising consumption means global production will have to increase by an extra 40 to 50 million bags of coffee in the next decade. that is more than the entire crop of brazil. some growers blame the looming threat of global warming. growers might have to figure out how to shift production from south america to the pacific region where they can grow their crops at higher altitude. i saw the producer's note in the script earlier this morning. it said definitely panic. >> absolutely. can you imagine the pandemonium in williamsburg, brooklyn and l.a.? >> or just here on the show the with no coffee in general? >> coming up in "the skinny,"
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find new music and the veteran actor taking on donald trump. >> las ahead, will and jada pinkett smith's son shaking up the fashion world. jaden smith is making a statement in a skirt. >> and the new trouble facing chipotle after hundreds of customers got sick. the unprecedented criminal charges and what's next for the restaurant. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather. brought to you by woolite darks. brought to you by woolite darks. everyone loves the way dark clothes make them feel. and no one wants that feeling to fade. that's why there's woolite darks. it's free of harsh ingredients, keeping dark clothes looking like new for 30 washes so your love for dark clothes will never fade.
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apparently they were hoping to haul away the safe. they failed, by the way. all they could really do was trash the place and then they took off. some of them on foot. >> all righty. a pennsylvania high school basketball coach who used his head during a game has been placed on leave. take a look. jerry divine allegedly headbutted a referee during a disagreement over a foul call. he was ejected from the game and maybe ejected from both coaching and teaching special education. the school's website says the focus of that school's program includes respect and responsibility. >> wow. so the chipotle restaurant chain is reeling after one illness outbreak after another. >> yeah. so far, it's been health officials looking into the causes. but now there's a criminal investstation into all off this, and it involves norovirus, not e. coli. >> abc's nick watt has that story. >> reporter: a federal criminal investigation into an outbreak at this simi valley, california, chipotle outlet, where we now know at least 234 people were sickened last
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the beleaguered mexican grill chain recently served with a federal grand jury subpoena. the u.s. attorney's office and the fda are on the case. >> the news that a subpoena was issued to chipotle is not surprising in and of itself, becaususthe department of justice is taking this so seriously, and it is definitely on their radar. >> reporter: the norovirus outbreak here first flagged august 20th. the restaurant was closed for a deep clean. a chipotle spokesperson told us, "as a matter of policy, we don't discuss pending legal action, but we will cooperate fully with this investigation." sales plunging 30% in december, after several highly publicized foodborne illness outbreaks. just last month, more than 140 people laid low by norovirus in boston, following a salmonella outbreak in minnesota and two e. coli outbreaks in 12 states. since then, chipotle has made fundamtal changes inhe way vegetables are chopped, how chicken is marinated.
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boiling water. nick watt, abc news, simi valley, california. >> coming up, a stage crasher gets kicked out of an awards show last night. >> the latest hollywood heavyweight to battle with donana trump. this one is a little bit different though. "the skinny" is up next. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our
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>> by the way, the other big moment of the night was when a stage crasher interrupted the ladies -- >> i love it. >> -- of "the talk" during their acceptance speech. he didn't get much out before cheryl underwood kicked him off the stage ripped the mike back saying you're not going to pull no steve harvey up in here. not today, jesus. >> i think that we feel. >> they continued on. >> oh, that was so good. that was handled so well. no, no, you're not taking over our moment. >> yeah, not at all. all right. >> for years now, we've known that the music industry isn't doing quite as well as it used to. and nielsen is showing how exactly it's changing. it's no surprise that 2015's largest release by far was adele's album 1325" toelt totaling 8 million units. most surprising is how we're listing and discovering new music. >> vinyl sales up from last year 30%. streaming music got a bigger
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317 billion. >> wow. >> streams. >> and in the intert age, you might be surprised to know that radio is still the number one source of music discovery. so see, newspapers you have a future. >> right. i lolo it. also. >> big comeback. so next donald trump proving that even though he is running for president, there is no twitter feud that is too small for him. so actor samuel l. jackson was asked in an interview who is a better golfer, he or trump. >> jackson responded by saying i for sure. i don't cheat. trump apparently caught wind of this and did what he normally does when he gets annoyed by somebody. he took to twitter. and trump tweeted here. i don't know samuel l. jackson. to the best of my knowledge, i haven't played golf with him and think he does too many tv commercials. boring, not a fan. remembered, tweeting i don't cheat at golf, but samuel l. jackson cheats with his game.
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jackson's swing saying it's not athletic and adding that he's won many club championships. >> donald trump's a superior athlete? >> just ask him, he'll tell you. >> right. now to a major milestone for the royal family. prince george's first day of school. proud parents prince william and duchess kate shared a couple of shots to marcasion. >> they grow up so fast. 2-year-old george attending the prestigious west acre montessori school known for encouraging creative thinking. >> a palace source says they think it's an ideal program for him. he is so stinking cute. finally a quick update to our "skinny" stories yesterday. after reports of a growth being removed from her vocal chord, janet jackson pting a video message saying she does not cancer. her doctors cleared her to resume her tour this spring. >> oh, man, that is welcome news for a lot of her fans especially. >> a lot of people wishing and praying for her.
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sharp dressed man >> head banger moves back in now. >> will and jada smith's son jayden is making headlines with a new look. what's he doing? >> we're having an air guitar contest. >> sporting a skirt for louis vuitton's women's wear campaign. >> deborah roberts has more on the young star sparking a fashion revolution. >> reporter: the karate kid growing up and making a mark in the fashion world. the newest face of louis vuitton's woman's line. yes, that's right. jaden smith is styling in ladies
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with this post on his instagram. thank you so much at louis viton and nicolas ghesquiere for the opportunity to impact this world. >> we are seeing an evolution and we're also seeing fashion do what fashion loves to do which is to play with our expectations to tug on our prejudices and top surprise us. >> reporter: in a press release, the company saying jayden represents a generation that has assimilated the codes of true freedom wearing a skirt comes as naturally to him as it would to a woman. the 17-year-old is known for stretching fashion boundaries from rocking dress-like outfitit to dressing up as batman for the prom. his dad will smith telling ellen degeneres how he and wife jada support all their children's choices. >> we decided a long time ago it's sort of better to flow with what people are naturally more than like what our egos need them to be.
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i'm just expressing how i feel inside which is really no particular way because pre day it changes how i feel about the world and myself. deborah roberts, abc news, new york. interesting. he always does have so much way. >> he does. >> men's fashion revolution maybe. >> absolutely. maybe we'll wear a kilt or >> maybe you. too. what in the world? >> why didn't you tie your shoes in that picture? you're going to fall down in your dress. >> what in the world is that outfit? i look sort of like a cross from run-d.m.c. from the '80s andnd
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>> i'm kayna whitworth. here's some of our top headlines that we're following this morning on "world news now." no winner in last night's $500 million powerball lottery drawing. so that means as it rolls over to saturday's game with a jackpot heading for the record books. more about what you can expect in just a moment. >> congressional republicans have made good on a campaign promise voting to repeal obamacare and cut off funding for planned parenthood. but president obama has already said he will veto the bill. >> another quick end to the trtring day for china's stock market. after only half an hour this morning, shares were down more than 7%, triggering an automatic shutdown. investors are worried about china's economy. and a man tried to crash a party at last night's people's choice awards climbing on stage while the hosts of "the talk" were accepting their award. sharon osbourne dispatching him with that kick. those are some of the top stories on this thursday, january 7th.
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this is "world news now." >> we begin this half hour with the power play ball lottery which turned out to be a big disappointment for those hoping to have the winning ticket. >> to win it all. >> the good news for saturday's game has really ballooned into an estimated $675 million. that by the way, the largest lottery jackpot in u.s. history. powerball vendors were busy selling tickets right up till last night's drawing. millions of people hoping for a chance to get rich quick. so now those dreams will have to wait till saturday. >> if d you been holding that winning ticket, the numbers were 2, 11, 47, 62, 63, pour ball number 17. >> as of last night, your odds of winning was 292 million, 1 in 292 million. so your odds of winning saturday's jackpot is even greater. >> whoa.
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fofos. >> so now you know. >> you're a human calculator. >> so the jackpot will be at least $675 million. we'll all be buying tickets and crying come saturday at 11:00. >> i'm going to be cheering. >> let's turn to the other big story that a lot of people are paying attention to. call it a third wave of el nino fueled storms raking across southern california. >> my husband says he's never seen rain like this four days of relentless r rn has flooded freeways, triggered mud slides in those parched fire zones. the thing is, it's not over. our coverage begins now with abc's matt gutman. >> wow, look at that. >> reporter: the rain pummeling california. this freeway under water. the deluge stranding cars. this truck pushing one under a bridge. strong storms snapping power lines and downing trees, pinning cars. and snarling traffic. nearly two dozen weather-related crashes reported. those el nino storms delivering so much volume.
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that l.a. rereaurant. in old town san diego, the water pouring through the ceilings. storm drains turned intoeysers and roadways into rivers. >> i felt my car slightly lift off and i just felt all the water and then i was like, i can't -- i can't move. >> reporter: a record number of acres have burned this fire season, leaving mountains like that barren. it's like water hitting a parking lot. the result? mud like this, and more mudslides and floods h hded this way.y. and in their path, these neighborhoods. the mud breaking through barriers, threatening ed hindline's house. >> this is the end game. we're going to have terrible mudslides and clean it up. or we're going to have a mudslide that's going to hit and it's going to knock the house off the foundation. we'll probably lose the home. >> reporter: this is the l.a. river normally just a trickle of water in a concrete canyon. but because of all of this rain,
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its average amount of water. matt gutman, abc news, los angeles. >> wow, that's a place we're both familiar with. >> we know that location in particular. that is impressive to see the river like that. >> i've seen it completely dry at times. a trickle of water, that's a full river now. so it is really one storm after another hitting the west coast. >> and the radar shows a wide region getting hit from northern california to phoenix. accuweather's justin povick is tracking it all. justin, what do you know? >> kayay and kendis, thanks and good morningngo you, as well. another storm system impacting the sosohwest here late week on thursday, this one too bringing with it an equally strong punch with wind, heavy mountain snow and soaking flooding rains. the rains will be confined to the lower elevations but travel delays continue from san francisco to l.a. and points eastbound. eventually this storm system will take shape over the northern plains where it will indeed be cold enough for some snow and some of that can be heavy as we ahead into the dakotas. this taking shape later on today but especially into tomorrow into portions of minnesota.
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january we're talking about rain. and a big rainstorm for the northeast. kayna and kendis, back to you. >> jtin, thank you. >> we move on now to the neighbor and the accused accomplice of the terror couple who carried out the san bernardino attacks pleading not guilty. enrique marquez is accused of buying rifles used in that attack and for conspireing to provide material support to terrorists. the judge ordered him to stand trial next month. if convicted he could face 50 years behind bars. the texas state trooper in the middle of a controversial traffic stop has been charged. brian encinia faces perjury charges and dismissal accused of lying about how he removed sandra bland from her car back in july. bland was found dead three days later in her jail cell. the grand jury already decideded not to charge police or jailers in connection with the death
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>> los angeles prosecutors will not charge bill cosby with sexually abusing two teenagers. the allegations were from alleged assaults in 2008 and 1965. prosecutors say there was lack of evidence and too much time had passed. the decision follows the criminal charges filed in a 2004 case against cosby in pennsylvania. that case cosby's lawyers insist he will be clearededf. also, a hospital in tallahassee, florida, is under fire now for tossing out a woman who desperately needed medical help, ignoring her pleas as she collapsed on the pavement of the parking lot and the police officer who dragged her out reportedly said that she was faking it. here's abc's steve osunsami. >> reporter: this disturbing dash cam video from outside this hospital in the florida panhandle is mostly sounds. >> oh, my god. oh, my god. >> reporter: but you can clearly hear the painful cries of this woman, 57-year-old barbara dawson, as police and medical staff were throwing her out of the building december 21st.
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>> reporter: she was begging them to stay, but the medical professionals who had seen her many times before didn't think anything was wrong. >> please, sir. >> would you please put your hands -- >> give me another chance. >> they begged you to leave and you wouldn't do it. >> reporter: as they put her in handcuffs, which you can see in these photos, she kept saying she couldn't breathe. >> you haven't been hooked up for awawle and you've been breathing just f fe. >> reporter: what none knew, only confirmed later by an autopsy, was that a blood clot in her lung was killing her. her family says there are no words and they plan to sue. >> we want justice for barbara, so this will not happen to anyone else. >> reporter: in statements, the police are saying that their officer isn't a trained medical professional, and did his job. while the hospital is saying that their thoughts and prayers are with the family. the family, of course, wishes they were this thoughtful a little earlier. steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. >> now to a developing story out of syria where residents of one besieged town say they are literally being starved to
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up to 30,000 people have been trapped inside the town under tight guard by forces loyal to president bashar al assad. many families are said to be so desperate they're eating grass and leaves and killing and eating their pets. wow. >> also in paris, memorials are being held today remembering the 17 people killed in the "charlie hebdo" attacks. exactly a year ago. french president francois hollande was there for the ceremonies but this morning, the vatican calling the cover of the magazine's anniversary issue blasphemous. the magazine suggests that god is the real assassin saying the very idea of god is what fueled the hatred leading to the attacks. staying overseas there are now doubts about north korea's bombshell announcements.experts say the wave was too small for a hydrogen bomb test. still, the explosion was condemned by the united nations
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supported the u.n. resolution. it's not certain if north korea's strongest ally on the security council will allow new economic sanctions. a major development from the pentagon honoring american heroes. the department of defense is reviewing g re than 1100 medals awarded d nce 9/11 possibly upgrading some to the medal of honor. the pentagon is recognizing servicemen and women for their courage in combat. 17 medals of honor have been awarded to iraq and afghanistan service members since 2001. bad news for the oil industry but good news for you. crude oil prices plunged again yesterday some hitting their lowest point since the recession. it was more because of falling demand than any problems in the mideast. analysts say the drop could mean another ten cents a gallon less for gasoline. the national average this morning is around $2. >> so a mystery has been solved in downtown chicago over the
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>> it's a bit of a ramshackle structure, if you will, seemingly came out of nowhere. >>urning up in the median inside the famed loop. so people at first thought that it was built by a homeless person. >> yeah, but as it turns out, it's the product of a man named david sudler who lives in a high-rise across the street. it took him 15 hours to saw and chisel sheets of ice and haul them into place. >> i feel like that's kind of cool. >> it is kind of cool. mystery solved. >> how much time do you think he's spending in there instead of his high-rise? >> zero. zero. >> a bit of a tourist attraction now. >> coming up, birthday wishes from yououo us as "world news s now" celebrates 24 years on the air. >> my, oh my. also ahead, get your geek on at this week's consumer electronics show where the devevopers are bringing virtual reality to the masses. get our take on the big reveals. >> absolutely.
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here's abc's david kerley. >> reporter: it's not something we see every day. a 10-year-old girl patted down by a tsa officer. her father watching and recording. >> it was excessive. it was invasive. i was pretty much boiling, you know, in my head. >> reporter: at the raleigh airport two days before the new year, a juice pouch inside his daughter's bag set off an alarm. then, a phone from that bag falsely tested positive for explosives, leading to the papadown. >> i was very unhappy with it and i was confused. >> reporter: that pat-down lasting 1 minute, 48 seconds. >> thank you for your patience. i appreciate it. >> okay. thank you for doing your job. >> reporter: tsa, in a statement, says its procedures allow a pat-down of a child under certain circumstances, and that this pat-down followed approved procedures. >> getting screened by the tsa. >> reporter: payne says he complied at security, but after returning home became convinced
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complaint form. he says he's working with his local congressman to deliver a complaint directly to the tsa. david kerley, abc news, reagan washington airport. >> so this dad before he brought it to our attention, he actually put it on youtube to see what other people's reaction was because he was upset but he wasn't sure if it was overreacting. it's been mixed. some people saying i'd rather be safe than sorry. >> i think i've seen young kids get patted down before. >> they've changed their policies to make it so that that doesn't happy very often but it does. >> we've seen many of your comments. please continue to send them to us. coming up, the top tech gadgets of 2016 being rolled out at the consumer electronics show. >> our tech contributor is here with the big headlines out of vegas. that's next on "world news now." >> "worlrlnews now" continues after this from ououabc stations. continues
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under way in las vegas. here with a breakdown of the most buzzed about items is abc's tech contributor, trina trinh. welcome. we're so happy to have you. >> thanks for having me. >> we've been seeing previews. what's the coolest thing so far? >> the biggest news right now is that oculis rift is finally here. the virtual reality headset you can finally order. >> i iave a couple questions about it. >> what is virtual reality? >> what is it and how much is it? >> virtual reality is kind of hard to explain if you haven't experienced before. it's basically being immersed in a virtual world whether it's a video game world or the real world. and being able to experience it really in-depth, feel like you're really there on the ground. abc news actually had a really awesome virtual reality app where you were transported to north korea just by putting on is headset and then sticking in some. headphones or headphones and you were literally on the ground there. >> you could spin around 360.
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left, right. the view is amazing. it feels like you're really there. that's the most cool thing about it. the price tag, a little bit of sticker shock there. the oculis rift is going to retail for $600. >> what? is there gold in that? >> yeah. >> so it's not for the faint of heart. there are cheaper versions, too. >> something kendis and i are both interested is the wearable tech.. especially the fitness technology that's available out there. >> we saw a lot of fitness trackers, smart watches so far. there's more of the same but now the difference is that you're going to see a lot more integrated smart wearables that are part of like clothing items that you wear every day. >> a smart bra. >> there's a smart bra, samsung came out with a smart belt. this will unfortunately report your waist size to you every day. >> no! >> if you're watching your weight and t ting to get better about being on track, staying
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with like a regular pair of jeans will actually track how many steps you've taken, measure your waist size, report that back to you and give you tips and tricks for how to -- >> when you're eating your doughnut it yells no. >> it stops you. okay. so quickly, what's this about your washer donating money to charity? >> yes, so this is kind of crazy. but we're already living in a connected world, right? might as well as have your washer/dryer be connected, too. this is a smart top load washer from whirlpool. it's actually wi-fi connected but they have a charity component here. and for every wash load you , you get pinged on whether you want to donate to habitat for humanity. and so it can donate money for you every time you wash clothes. >> my husband does our laundry. he'll be donating a lot. >> our t th contributor tina trinh. thanks for coming this morning.
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this morning on "world news now," dangerous disruptive and drenching. >> the back-to-back storms causing floods and mudslides across california and yet r el nino storm slamming the coast. get today's warning from accuweather. campaign conflicic ted cruz born d getting heat from donald trump. the political battle and the explanation from cruz. football warnings. the wife of a 25-year-old college athlete, the victim of severe brain trauma, ha important message about safety on the field. first breaking news about the $524 million powerball drawing just hours ago. we didn't win. neither did you, by the way. the big news this morning, about the next jackpot. it's thursday, january 7th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." oh, good morning, everybody. it's thursday. i'm kayna whitworth in for reena ninan.
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and ifou happen to be holding a powerball ticket like we are, then you might as well as just do what i'm going to do. how many numbers did we get right? >> we got zero. >> zero. it's worth about this much. i thought it would be a lot t re dramatic than that. >> sitting next to you is kind of dramatic. i wish everybody could have witnessed the setup that this took. >> it's always bigger in person. >> yeah. >> on tvl it just doesn't translate. >> i really appreciate your enthusiasm. >> we'll try again for saturday. >> don't pull a muscle. >> or a hernia. too late. yeah, i mean, $675 million the big jackpot. >> i'm buying another one. >> yeah, of course we will. >> so you get another chance saturday because the prizes he said wililbe an estimated $675 million. the e rgest jackpot in u.s.s history and up till last night's drugging, powerball players were
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force buying a shot at financial freedom hoping they would have the right combination of numbers for that winning ticket. it was just not to be. >> just so you know, the winning numbers or not-so-winning numbers were 2, 11, 47, 62, 63 and the powerball was 17. >> much more about our frustration in the lottery frenzy ahead. the numbers you should pick alal and the ones you should skip when yououuy your next ticket. we'll talk about that in the next half hour. of course, we want to get to our other major story. a lot of people on the west coast paying attention to this. a third el no-fueled storm blasting through southern california. >> the heavy rains triggered mud slides, flooded roads. multiple lanes of the 5 freeway in the san fernando valley were closed for several hours. looked like they turned the freeway into a canal. >> farther north, heavy rains in the bay area have been making driving treacherous.
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more rain on the way. abc's brandi hitt leads off our coverage this morning. southern california. >> we go around. >> reporter: heavy downpours flooding roads and entire freeways. >> it's down to just the left lane open. >> reporter: leaving drivers stranded many with the same story. >> i s s cars going through h . so i thought oh, i'm fine. >> reporter: look at this big rig rescue a smaller car. this driver got a push from the highway patrol. the back to back el nino storms delivering so much rain, water broke through the walls of this restaurant. the saturated ground toppling one tree after the next on to cars as emergency crews also rescue the homeless kicked out along fast rising rivers. >> we was overcome by water. waist to chest deep water and they were hypothermic. >> reporter: the concern now mud slides at recent wildfire burn areas, sliding mud is threatening homes. many families hoping sand bags will save them. and while this crew tries to
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others are using the heavy rain and mud to their advantage. and this region isn't out of the woods yet. more rain is in store for this week. a welcome sight for drought-stricken california, but too much too fast, and this is what happens, kendis and kayna. >> brandi, thank you so much. the system so powerfulult actually unleashed waterspouts. >> one by one. look at this. the funnels were spotted off the coast t san diego but did n n move ashore.e. there were severer of them therer accuweather's justin povick has the latest storm warning good morning. >> kayna and kendis, thanks and good morning to you, as well. we're tracking more storminess. hard to believe in the southwest again on this thursday. very active storm track. tracking heavy rain in the valleys and very heavy snow continuing in the mountainous terrain. lots of travel delays coming up. south plains and the gulf coast rereon looking at gusty thunderstorms as well with soaking showers.
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>> justin, thank you. also, breaking overnight for the second time this week, trading has been halted on china's stock market. about a half an hour after the exchange opened the shanghai index down me than 7% triggering the shutdown. and as was the case monday, it was because of worries about china's economy. the central bank again devalued the country's currency and this morning other asian marks are down. tlanchlth said, north korea's claim of a nuclear bomb test dodon't seem to be a factor in the stock market slide perhaps because the are doubts it ever happened. the white house doesn't believe the claim. the u.s. immediately launched so-called nuclear sniffer planes to determine whether the claims are true. the investigation could take months, but already many are skeptical. >> the reported size of the detonation is relatively modest, comparable to the tests that north korea carried out in 2013 which i think led many experts to assume this is, in fact, probably a much cruder devicic rather than a fully fledged
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>> true or not, the united nations security council condemned north korea for the test. the question now this morning, whether the north's chief backer china is willing to allow stiffer sanctions as punishment. a bill to repeal obamacare is heading for the president's desk where he's sure to veto it. it also blocks funding for planned parenthood. the house vote was pretty much a straight party-line vote on a measure the senate passed last year. neither margin was enough to overturn the veto. however, democrats say it's political theater. moving now more political theater but on the campaign trail. donald trump is now shifting his focus for the moment away from the clintons and to his closest challenger, ted cruz. he's now asking the same questions of the texas senator that he once asked of president obama. here's abc's tom llamas. >> reporter: donald trump saying his toughest challenger, senator ted cruz, has a, quote, cloud over his head. >> do you believe senator ted cruz is a natural born citizen? >> i don't know. be honest. >> reporter: trump now warning
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>> he's got this cloud over his head. i don't think it's going to be possible for him to do very well. i don't think it's actually possible for the republicans to let it happen, because he'll have this cloud. >> reporter: in iowa, cruz, whose mother is an american citizen, firing back. >> the child of a u.s. citizen born abroad is a natural born citizen. people will continue to make political noise about it, but as a legal matter, it is quite straightforward. >> reporter: trump famously used the birther issue against president obama, challenging him to prove he wasn't born in kenya. but just last year, trump himself told abc news that cruz doesn't have a problem. >> it's fine. i hear that it was checked out by every attorney and every which way and i understand ted is in fine shape. >> reporter: but back then, cruz was trailing badly. some polls have cruz leading in iowa, and we were one on one with him on his campaign bus, asking about trump. >> i'm not going to psycho
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my view -- if others -- >> reporter: if he sees you as a threat? >> you'd have to ask him that. >> reporter: cruz has tried his best to ignore trump's attack. the fiery texas senator energizing iowa republicans and his consecutive base. we were there when a woman broke down in tears just talking to him. >> reporter: but some republicans worry cruz is too polarizing unwilling to compromise with congress to win in a national election. >> donald trump says a judge could settle this whole issue but at the time cruz is not taking the bait. i asked him again go babout this, and he says the issue is settled. if he's elected he can become president by law. tom llamas, abc news, spencer, iowa. on the democratic side, all three presidential candidates turned out for a dinner in las vegas last night co-hosted by harry reid. however, it was not a debate. hillary clinton, vermont senator bernie sanders and martin o'malley each made their case to a friendly audience about their plans to grow the middle class, protect medicare and social security and create jobs. well, the picks and snubs of baseball's hall of fame have
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world. up the highest total ever. 630 home runs, also voted in mike piazza, considered the game's greatest hitting catcher. not making it to cooperstown this year, if you want to call him the home run king, barry bonds bonds. then seven-cy young award winner roger clemens both tainted by steroid use. i saw a lot of congratulations for ken griffey junior. parently he had to w wt almost 30 minutes for the call. they have video of him sitting there wait for the call. >> amazing to see how excited those guys get. by the way, sammy sosa got 31 more votes than the rest of us would have got. >> and also a good point. coming up "the mix," the hidden stash of cash chewed up and the hungry dog in big trouble. >> oh, my gosh. also ahead, we are returning to our top story, the anticipation leading to last night's powerball
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lucky stars and fellow firefighters this morning. he was on that ridge pole. this is a three-story victorian and the roofing beneath him gave way. nearly engulfing him. amazingly though he was able to scramble to safety. he didn't have a scratch on him thanks in part to crew mates who helped him on to a ladder and away from danger. that's incredible. that could have turned out so much differently. so differently. over the past year, we've been reporting on the dangers hated with football on the brain. we have seen young players suddenly die and retire pros from a degenerative disease called ct. >> it's not just professional players who can suffer from this serious disease. ryan smith with more. >> i didn't know why all this was happening to him. >> reporter: cassandra keck knows how football can change lives. >> it hurt me to see him struggle so much. >> her husband michael died two years ago at just 25 years old
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doctors announcing this week in a major journal that he suffered from cte, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a degenerative brain disease connected to taking hits on the football field. >> he was certainly the worst case i've seen with this disease under the age of 30. >> reporter: dr. ann mckey has studied over 100 brains including michael's. >> when you see this disease in a person that young, it's surprising even shocking. >> reporter: cte, identified only after death, has been found in numerous nfl players like hall of famers frank gifford and junior seau and is rarely seen in amateur players like michael keck. but experts say moments like these show amateurs aren't immune to the perils of contact football. look at this video. a hit michael told cassandra was one of his hardest. he flies at an opponent, slamming into him. colliding with such force, parts
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>> he had way more than ten concussions. >> cassandra says he abruptly quit college football after suffering one too many hard hits. >> he was seeing stars and had sensitivity to light all the time. he had a lot of anger. it was impulsive. >> reporter: they turned to doctors, but cassandra says test results came up empty. >> i was so mad that nobody could help him. it was upsetting he felt so alone. >> reporter: her life now changed forever. her 5-year-old son too young to remember his dad. >> first thing i thought of when he decide, he won't get to ever meet him. >> reporter: but she says michael did not die in vain. >> letting people know that this disease is out there. you don't know how many hits or how many concussions away you are from getting a disease like there. that's what's so scary. it could happen to anyone. >> reporter: ryan smith, abc news, new york. >> if it's happening to a 25-year-old, it could happen to anyone. all right. coming up, more heartburn for chipotle.
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i've got the power excellent song choice. >> oh, snap. nobody had the power last night. don't even look at your tickets. throw them out. shred them. there was no powerball winner. >> the worst attitude. >> there is good news though. the next drawing offers the biggest lotto jackpot in history. >> reporter: luck be a powerball. now nice an extra 524 million bucks could be.
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powerball. the cash payout worth a minimum of $306 million in cold hard cash. even though it comes on a silly oversized check. >> there you go. >> okay. it's crazy. >> reporter: just like the one julie leech from michigan received when he she won the jackpot last november for 23 years, she worked at a fiberglass factory. >> are you leaving your job? >> i quit automatically. i was done. >> reporter: that jackpot was worth just over $310 million. but the former factory worker opted for the lump sum payment and pocketed a mere $140 million after taxes. >> was having a really bad night at work. thought i might as well check my numbers while i'm sitting here waiting for my lunch. that's when i realized i was the winner. i didn't believe it. >> reporter: so what do you do with the winnings? tackle the new year's
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okay. i've got to show you in "the mix" here what was captivating tv in the uk and all across the world yesterday. you know, they've had a lot of rain lately in the uk. and this is what enthralled tens of thousands of people. this periscope of a puddle in new castle in the middle of the country there in the north. it just how people would navigate this. this is gripping must see television. >> everyone's part of i like to watch people fall down club. >> no, they have different techniques. different people would run across it and jump across it. there's a particular guy who used a floatie to get across it. we have that photo. way to go. this was so popular and it was a surprise that so many people were tuning in to this periscope. ben sherwood is now looking at this as a possible primetime show for abc come next year. >> i love that.
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middle. okay, so spouses out there, do you ever hide money from the other one? like cold hard cash? this guy in china tried to hide more than $500 from his wife. hid it in their couch. >> okay. makes sense. >> then they're taking care of somebody's dog. >> oh. >> and the dog got into the couch. and then destroyed all of the money. again, this is in china. so you're not looking at american dollars there. you're looking at $500 just shredded by is dog. i mean, maybe you shouldn't have covered it in peanut butter. i don't know. >> is that what he did? >> tells his wife about it by the way, and i guess she wasn't mad. >> i have one question about this. one. why did the -- why did he hide it from his wife? >> he didn't say. all he would say is that i hid it from her. did not want to elaborate why. he was a smart guy, he would say he was saving to buy her something pretty.
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take a look at this 10-year-old prodigy. this young girl in the uk is now the youngest person signed to a classical music agency. >> she's incredible. >> sounds pretty good. she's been playing the violin and the piano since she was 2 and 3 years old. way to go. good luck. she's astounding. also, move over, grumpy cat. we want to introduce everybody to pearl. pearl is apparently the angry cat. >> she looks cute. >> scary. anybody watch "true blood" out there? apparently she's adopted. 6 years old, to a family that loves her. they say she's very sweet. can the cat garner the internet fame grumpy cat has. >> she doesn't look like that angry. looks like.
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making news in america this morning, jumbo jackpot. no winner in last night's powerball pushing the next drawing into record territory. soaking storms pounding the west coast. rain triggered mudslides and a rescuer using a tractor to pull people to safety and another round of rain hitting today. frightening moment for firefighters surrounded by flames and smoke and then falling through a roof. a rude interruption. move over, kanye west. there's a new stage crasher, this last night's people's choice awards. and we do say good thursday morning, everyone. i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm kayna whitworth. i'm in for reena ninan this morning. and if you were hoping that you would be rich enough this morning to quit your job, you are out of luck.
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matched all of the winning powerball numbers in last night's half billion dollar drawing. >> wow, so weird to say half a billion dollars. but that means saturday's jackpot will be a monster. so far estimated to be about $675 million, the largest lottery jackpot in u.s. history. you saw these scenes all throughout the last day or so, people lined up until last night's deadline. the powerball players were on fire with lottery fever, you might say. most buying multiple tickets for a shot at financial freedom, but with the odds at about 1 in 292 million, they had a better chance at becoming president of the united states. thososodds, by the way, are just 1 in 10 million. for the record, last night's numbers were 2, 11, 47, 62, 63 and the powerball, 17. all right. so now moving on to a serious weather situation that's developing on the west coast. >> and there's so many different things they're dealing with, flooding, tornadoes, mudslides and swamped highways all from a
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coast. el nino slammng drought-parched california. >> i lived here about a year. this is about as crazy as it's gotten. >> overnight the pounding surf if san francisco causing concern in the high tide. raging waters surrounding a van north of los angeles. a man in a tractor coming to the rescue pulling two women to safety through the window. this morning, in pasadena a large home on the verge of disaster. the soaked earth beneath it giving way as mud slides down the hillside. >> we already prepared everything so in case we have to leave. so far we stay around, but it looks like we have more rain and i don't know if we'll be safe or not. >> the l.a. river normally looking like this from drought back to life and raging again. abc's matt gutman is there. >> reporter: this is the l.a. river normally just a trickle of water in a concrete canyon but right now pushing 150 times its average amount of water. >> and near santa cruz buildings damaged from a rare tornado and
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pacific. some amazing images coming from southern california and the latest radar pictures showing that rain is not letting up yet. a wave of storms nearly the entire length of the state of california is marching relentlessly eastward with the heaviest rains today in the extreme southern parts of that state. well, there are widespread doubts about north korea's claim of a hydrogen bomb test. experts think it was another type of nuclear device but still has the international community upset with north korea. even china, its closest ally. more now from abc's lana zak. >> reporter: not likely a hydrogen bomb. that's the latest word from the intelligence community. [ speaking a foreign language ] this south korean lawmaker saying a hydrogen bomb should have registered at least 50 kilotons of power. >> it looks like this was more around 6 or 7 kilotons, far too small to be even a failed h bomb. >> reporter: here's why, a
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times more powerful than the atomic bombs dropped on hiroshima or nagasaki. it has never been used in war. still, north korea was celebratory on the eve of leader kim jong-un's birthday. [ speaking a foreign language ] the international condemnation has been swift. the united nations security council holding an emergency meeting and even their closest ally, china, rebukes north korea. the u.s. immediately launched nuclear sniffer and surveillance planes to help determine what was tested and how the u.s. should respond. >> we will continue to work, believe it or not, with the chinese and the international community to continue to make it so that it becomes an increasingly higher price for being the one nation in the world out of the world. >> reporter: but to be clear even if this was a lesser device, it is still believed to be the fourth time since 2006 that north korea has tested a nuclear bomb. kayna, kendis.
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for us from washington, d.c., thank you so much. we do have this story that's breaking overnight. there was yet another automatic shutdown of china's main stock market this morning. the shanghai index was down more than 7%, not because of north korea, by the way, but because china's ntral bank again devalued the currency. investors see it as another sign of problems in china's economy. u.s. stocks are set to open sharply lower in just a few hours. back-to-back earthquakes rattled oklahoma and nearby states last night. they were centered just south of the border with kansas and felt in that state, as well as texas coming 30 seconds apart. both measured 4.7 and 4.8. scientists have linked seismic activity in kansas and oklahoma to underground disposal of oil drilling wastewater, a by-product of fracking. there are no reports of damage. and you might say there is a growing seismic shake-up inside the republican race for the white house. donald trump for the moment is shifting his focus away from the
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the heat on his closest challenger, ted cruz. he's raising the same issue with the texas senator that he once did with president obama. his country of origin and his eligibility for office. >> he's talking about, you know, that you were born in canada, not criticizing it but saying you could have problems with that. why do you think he's doing that? >> look, i'm not going to try to psychoanalyze donald trump. you know, my view, if others -- >> do you think he sees you as a threat? >> you know, you'd have to ask him that. >> that said, most legal scholars maintain that cruz is in the clear despite his canadian birthplace, but the issue isn't 100% settled as the courts have never definitively defined what natural born citizen really means. on the other side of the aisle, vice president joe biden voicing regrets about his decision not to run for president. in an interview with a connecticut tv station, biden says he regrets that but in the end it was the right
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family. asked to weigh in on the democratic race, biden would only say of sanders and clinton, quoting here, we've got two good candidates. still ahead here this morning, another dramatic drop likely coming to the gas pump. and caught on camera, a firefighter climbing on a roof battling a blaze when suddenly the roof gives way. also, a plane packed with passengers, the door suddenly opening midflight. sfx: rocket blasting off (ding) (dong) (ding) (ding) (ding) (ding) (ding) (ding) sfx: (countdown) 3, 2, 1 (ding) (ding)
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airplane in flight, the plane operated by a low cost korean airline was en route from the philippines to south korea in the air for nearly 40 minutes 10,000 feet up before the crew noticed the door wasn't completely closed. the plane landed safely but some passengers reported feeling nauseous. that is terrifying. democrats are calling it political theater. republicans made it good on a campaign promise they made. they passed a bill repealing obamacare and defunding planned parenthood but the bill is now headed for certain veto by president obama. neither the house nor the senate passed the bill by enough votes to override the veto. macy's is planning big cuts. the country's largest department store chain is closing three dozen stores cutting 4500 jobs. it blames warm weather and the strong dollar for its disappointing holiday sales, down almost 5%.
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coming to yahoo! a business insider says the tech company will lay off at least 10% of its workforce, more than a thousand employees. one major investor says top managers haven't turned around the company as promised. bad news for the oil industry but good news for you. crude oil prices plunged again yesterday, some hitting their lowest point since the recession. it was more because of a falling demand than any problems in the mideast. and analysts say the drop could mean another 10 cents a gallon less for gasoline. the national average this morning is right around $2. >> wow, all right. when we come back, their home on fire, a family makes a death-defyinap to safety from four floors up. and falling from the sky, a plane part crashing down on a backyard. the flu virus hits big. with aches, chills, and fever,
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from the great lakes to the gulf coast. if you're flying airport delays possible in l.a. understandably understandably. phoenix, denver, minneapolis as well as new orleans. now to florida. the staff of a hospital in tallahassee is under fire for tossing out a woman who desperately needed medical attention and later died. >> 57-year-old barbara dawson was begging to stay saying she couldn't breathe. but the hospital staff who had seen her many times before didn't think anything was wrong and the police officer who led her out reportedly said she was faking it as she collapsed to the ground in the parking lot. well, an autopsy found a blood clot in her lung. dawson's family is suing the hospital and the police department. repercussions in the meantime, for the texas state trooper in the middle of a controversial traffic stop. brian encinia faces perjury charges and the loss of his job. he's accused of lying about how he removed sandra bland from
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bland was found dead three days later in her jail cell. her death ruled a suicide. bland's sister said encinia's indictment is good, but not good enough. how many thieves does it take to steal a safe? for these smash and grabbers five is not enough caught on camera seen here backing what turned out to be a stolen white pickup truck into the store of a texaco station in dallas. once inside all they could manage was to trash the place and then they ran away empty-handed. very close call for a firefighter battling a house fire in southern maine. he was on the ridge pole of a three-story victorian when the roofing beneath him gave way nearly engulfing him. amazingly he scrambled to safety without even a scratch with a lot of help from his crewmates who guided him on to the ladder and away from danger. a much different story here for this family in quebec city. a raging fire broke out on the fourth floor of their apartment building. flames were so intense and moving so fast, the dad forced
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wife also jumped. that is so scary. they landed though in deep snow. so their injuries were far less serious than they could have been. >> wow. a woman outside of jackson, mississippi, was shocked to see this. take a look. fall out of the sky and into her yard. both the army and the air force confirmed this is part of a tail cone from a military plane that had been flying overhead. it's said to be made of fiberglass, but it's still heavy enough to have killed someone. luckily no one was injured. the military says the plane landed safely. okay, so nfl coaches who made it through black monday maybe felt their jobs were safe. >> yeah. i think they were probably thinking so. but there was a little bit of a shocker that took place. the tampa bay buccaneers firing its head coach lovie smith. one buc staffer says it came as a complete shock. smith just completed his second season with the team. as for last night's nba highlights, the fellows at espn.
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he's stan, i'm neil. we're going to do sports. >> you go ahead and handle the jacket. i'll handle the highlights. grizzlies taking on the thunder, oklahoma city, looked like one of the possible challengers to the warriors. in the west because they got kevin durant and russell westbrook. they hook up there. thunder with the early lead against memphis. third quarter, westbrook in transition. check out durant. hit the glass hard. he had 17 rebounds, that's a season high. serge ibaka, air ball, durant with the finish, westbrook, 20 points, 7 rebounds, 7 assists, durant, 26 points to go with 17 boards. >> thunder. i'm going to do the spurs. they were 20-0 at home this season, even better than the warriors, okay, riley curry. tim duncan. >> are you really taunting a 2-year-old right now? >> that's a good point. i feel shame. i feel much shame.
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spurs by nearly 40 earlier this season. the good news is this one was much closer, they only lost by 25. david west with a double-double. duncan with a season high 18. >> it's the little things, button your jacket. >> i'm also wearing white socks with dress shoes. how about that look. >> no one needed to see that. >> back to you. get some lotion, man. >> i guess you can pull that off in california. i don't know. up next in "the pulse," no winner. thwerball jackpot gets even bigger. and bad dog.
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else but the powerball lottery. >> nobody matched all of the drawing so it rolls over to saturday's game with a record jackpot estimated to be $675 million. if you happen to win your lump sum cash you would take home $413 million. >> okay, but keep in mind, more than 100 million of that would go to the federal government and once you do your income tax, expect to cough up we're not complaining. >> you're a lottery downer. >> it's too great. it's going to be fantastic. next to cashing in on a winner, the people's choice awards. amazing. >> yeah, the host of "the talk" were in the middle of their acceptance speech when this happened. is that kanye? no, it's not kanye. it's an unidentified man who rushed the stage, grabbed the mike, trying to plug his new album but didn't get much out before sheryl underwood ripped the mike right out of his hand and then sharon osborne literally kicked him off. >> those ladies were going to
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>> good for them. >> and i love that she was like, no, we are not having it. she's like, no, there's no steve harvey mg on. >> the swift kick. >> the highlight of the night, though, really came when "furious 7" star vin diesel accepted the award for favorite movie. he broke down over the loss of co-star paul walker and closing his speech, he sang a line from the movie's hit song. without you my friend and i'll tell you all about it when i see you again >> beautiful. >> his rction. >> you can absolutely hear it. it sends chills. that song is probably going to get an oscar nomination come next week, by the way. the latest internet sensation in the meantime, is not a kardashian or cute puppy, it is simply a puddle. at one point as many as 20,000 people were watching on periscope the #drummondpuddlewatch. >> so this isn't just any puddle. it's smack in the middle of an english town ten feet away.
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residents just fascinated with all of the different ways that people were trying to get over this little lake. >> there were techniques. oh, look at that guy. apparentlyther people found it fascinating. like is he using a floatie to get across? >> yeah. >> it got half a million hits before the live stream -- >> a surfboard. >> that's amazing. >> by the way, if you want to be a part of it, they're selling water from the puddle on ebay. >> oh. also a dog in china who is anything but man's best friend at least not this, guys. that's all that's left of almost $600 in chinese currency that the man had hidden away from his wife. >> the golden retriever saw it. he thought it looked yummy and chewed it up. the wife thought it was funny. we can't tell what the guy thought. it's his friend's dog. the good news is it's his friend's dog so that dog is probably back home now. >> you don't hide money from your wife. >> so, that's the excuse right now., but i didn't think it was going to really happen. after one week of chantix, i knew i could quit.
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yet again. there are serious concerns about the health of the world's number two economy. experts don't think that was really a hydrogen bomb that north korea detonated. it wasn't powerful enough, they say, but many other country sies are angry at north korea now, even its ally, china. california facing another day of heavy rains from el nino-fueled storms. some of the heaviest rain today will be in an extreme southern part of the state around san diego, which could see another inch. and looking at today's weather everywhere else, heavy mountain snow over the rockies and a wide ban of rain across the great lakes in the midwest and down south with snow showers over the upper midwest. it's not rain but ice and a lot of it finally this morning as we're getting a rare view inside a frozen world that many fear won't be frozen for much longer. >> this is a mission to protect the planet against the backdrop of some of the earth's most awe-inspiring laes. it's amazing. abc's amy robach takes us there. >> reporter: the immense forbidding ice sheets of
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we're making this extreme climb with these glacier scientists. they're out here every day bearing these intense and dangerous elements meticulously studying how glaciers change over time. we are standing in the middle of the melting vatnajokull glacier and scattered all throughout this glacier are massive vertical sinkholes that are treacherous. they go hundreds, even thousands of feet into the earth where ice is melting faster and faster as water levels in the atlantic rise even more. on "gma" one of the scientists making the climb for us live. hey, guys, go for it. go ahead and start ice climbing. a firsthand look at this hidden world inside the ice. this is just remarkable. it looks like the climbers have made it. >> i'm surrounded by crystal clear black and blue ice. >> reporter: the landscape dazzling, dangerous and disappearing fast. tracking the melting ice now melting at a foot a day here
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in the sea. we're going to walk up that wall of ice. is it perfectly safe? >> yes. >> he hesitated. ready to lock and load, it's my turn to attack the slippery slope. getting a small taste of how difficult, dangerous and exhilarating it all is. i got up. whoo! amy robach, abc news, iceland. i feel like we learned a lot. i feel like we both learned a lot. it was fascinating. we know tv well. that was fascinating tv. >> that's what's making news in america this morning. >> stay with us for "good morning america."
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