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>> i love you. >> i love you. >> bye-bye. >> i will are you my singing good-bye. thank you ewitnesses say the highway looked like a junk yard. yeah, it did. about ten people were injured, but all are expected to recover. and there were also many, many fender-benders and cars off the road to the north. in michigan. this is interstate 96, which looks like a country lane. drivers were warned to slow down, but obviously not all of them got that message. keeping police and tow trucks quite busy. the storm is heading to the northeast. accuweather's paul williams tracking it. paul, good morning. >> thanks, kendis, reena. well, it's about how cold it's going to feel throughout the northeast because this is where
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all of his fury as far as potential additional snow but specifically how it's going to feel. below zero throughout the upstate new york area. no as we change gears down to the e utheast we're looking for re rain to begin to gel throughout the southeast with storms kicking in by thursday and this same system will move up the east coast and bring some rain toward the east giving some thunderstorms along the way. kendis, reena? >> looks very rainy down there. thank you, paul. well, we are only one month away from the most romantic day of the year. >> yes. and starbucks would like you to help sweeten your valentine this year with three new secret menu frappuccinos. the love bean, the java berry, and the valentine. >> can't get over the love bean. >> yeah. and they're available at every starbucks location as long as you know what to ask for. >> but you might also want to get your valentine to the gym because each of these pink concoctions contains an average of 19 teaspoons of sugar. that's equivalent of three
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>> i'm going to protest. there's no like specialty declaration on the cups there, no hearts. there are no lovers kissing. there's a war obviously on valentine's by starbucks. >> i'll give you a magic marker to put in your own heart. >> coming up in the real "skinny" -- in "the skinny," real-life drama involving khloe kardashian. an emergency landing and her appearance today on "gma." also ahead, the jumping powerball jackpot now worth a billion and a half dollars or more. sodvice from the ultra wealthy about how to handle that kind of money. and then there's this. the link between marijuana use and weight loss. what researchers are now saying about weed and the munchies. you're watching "world news now." nourngs >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by colonial penn life insurance. >> i'm alex trebek. if you're age 50 to 85, this is an important message. so please, write down the number
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this is police dash cam video from oklahoma city. the driver of that pickup facing a long list of charges this up. he even starts driving the wrong way into oncoming traffic. sparks you saw there flying from both the tire rim and the truck tailgate. finally a police car ramming the truck, even after that it took three deputies to get the driver handcuffed. no give up. we have a consumer alert over the recall of two types of children's cough syrups. the grape and cherry flavors made by generic drugmaker perigo are sold under several brand name labels including right yaid, cvs and kroger. there's nothing wrong with the product but the dosing cups are marked incorrectly, prompting concerer that childldn could become sick from an accidentall overdose. if youant more details please go to abcnews.com. okay.
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of course you know most people associate smoking pot with getting the munchies. or they use that as an excuse. but there is a new study that actually suggests marijuana may be the key to losing weight. >> who d the study, kendis? >> clearly not me. i'm still like -- yeah. >> okay. lookokg into. christy krogege from ourur miami station reports on the surprising results. >> get some sour cream and onion chips with some dip, man. some beef jerky, some peanut butter. >> reporter: in the movies and in real life -- >> a whole lot of -- make sure chocolate. got to have chocolate, man. >> reporter: marijuana is synonymous with the munchies. >> graham crackers, marshmallows, little marshmallows and chocolate bars and make some s'mores, man. >> reporter: but some researchers now think it could actually be ud to fight obesity. several recent studies have shown an increasing connection
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>> a lot of these people that are smoking marijuana on a regular basis have lower weights, lower insulin levels, lower cholesterol levels, and so the question comes is there a link to cannabis or what's in marijuana and lower weights? >> reporter: this is exactly what dennis fidel has been studying f f years. she's a researcher at the university of miami millele school of medicine a a her most recent study on marijuana use and metabolic syndrome w just published. among the findings -- >> males who are current smokers of marijuana have a lower waist circumference than those who have never used marijuana. >> reporter: with the use of marijuana the highest it's been in about the last decade and more and more states approving its use for both recreational as well as medicinal purposes, researchers say studies like these are vital. to find out exactly what the relationship is between pot and blood pressure, cholesterol, and your weight. in mice two cannabis compounds found in the plant's leaves increase the amount of energy
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other studies suggest that marijuana has a direct impact on the part of the brain that tells you when you're full. >> they are linking it to a receptor in the brin that's a cb-1 receptor that we actually thought initially was stimulating the appetite and what they're finding is that with chronic use of some of these products it may actually have the opposite effect. >> reporter: of course all this intereststg research is not an excuse to pass the pipe. but for researchers like denise vidot it's incentive to keep on digging because with obesity almost at an epidemic in the u.s. finding new ways to help people slim down is vital. >> it's something that intreegds me me and i hope to keep studying it to findut why. and that's science, why, questions keep coming up. >> reporter: for abc news'm kristi krueger. >> what do you make of that? [ coughing ] i do have the munchies right now.
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for no reason whatsoever. i swear. all right. coming up, khloe kardashian's emergency landing. >> and new clues leading up to the oscar nominations.
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so skinny we finished the bag. leading "the skinny" this morning, khloe kardashian on a cross-country flight forced to make an emergency landing. >> yeah, khloe was flying from los angeles to new york when one of the pilots of the american airlines flight reported an ectrical smell of smoke in the cockpit. that's when the flight was diverted to las vegas. it did safely land without any injuries. >> and that's when khloe did -- kept herself busy doing what many of us do at airports. what you should do at airports. she drank. she tweeted this picture, "having cocktails." cocktails with a k. and that's cocktails with a k. and with her friend and makeup artist joyce. >> khloe was there. she's actually on her way here, to abc to appear on "good rning america" later this morning. we're happy to report that she will indeed be there. >> she might not be sober, but she will be there. or she might be nursing a mean hangover. >> some big news ahead of tomorrow's oscar tions.
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and "the martian" winning best picture golden globes they're in the running for top prizes at the director's guild awards. >> nominated yesterday was adam mckay for the bigshort, tom mccarthy for "spotlight," george miller for "mad max: fury road." and all three of them getting their first nods from the dga. >> and rounding out the group is al alejandro gonzalez ina- -- i can't ever pronounce his last name. inarritu. for "the revenant." he won last year for "birdman quochlt ridley scott for "the martian." scott had been nominated previously for black hawk down and thelma and louise. inarartu. >> yeah. he might be have aeer. a concert planned before david bowie's dea on. the tribute concert at carnegie hall will proceed as a memorial with more than 20 artists performing bowie's including cyndi lauper and the roots. the eventill benefit a variety of music education programs for
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and also happening in march, major lazer will be one of the first major american acts to play cuba since diplomatic tie were restored last summer the electronic dance hall act led by d.j. producer diplo will play a free show in front of the u.s. embassy in havana. the group will also meet with cuban music students and share the stage with up-and-coming local d.j. talent. i love that story. >> they'll have someone to lean on. >> and finally, actress olivia munn is responding to rumors that she a her nfl superstar engaged. the reports apparently so solid them. but the star of the upcoming "ride along 2" took to social media toxplain she'll be doing a lot of press and didn't want rumors. >> she posted a screen grab of the conversation with mom via text. mom asking why olivia, didt you tell her first? she replied no, mom and then joked if i was engaged, i promise you'd be like the eighth person to know. maybe ninth.
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i can tell you an app, like any of those, they won't help you win the lottery. but if you made one that could, you probably already would be rolling in the dough. >> and when it comes to tonight's powerball drawing, everyone will be looking for any edge they can get. here's abc's linsey davis. she has the numbers. >> reporter: the powerball jackpot is now so big in beverly hills, one of america's wealthiest neighborhoods, even the rich are trying to get richer. >> the housekeepers come and buy a couple hundred or two for the boss.
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morning two that came and bought 400 for the bosses >> reporter: but the wealthy have some stiff compepetion with the rest of us lining up in droves. last year alone americans spent more than $67 billi on lottery tickets. that about $210 for every american. we spend more on lottery tickets than sports tickets, books, video games, movies, and music combined. one in 292 million odds of winning, that's like putting the name of every american into a bowl, a bowl much larger than this one, and stillll somehow managing to p pl out yourwn name. nsey davis, abc news, new york. >> interesting. >> yeah, it is. okay. so say, you actually do win. once you calm down and you start -- you stop freaking out, you're going to have to figure out what to do next. >> so how about these tips from billionaire shark mark cuban? first you've got to hire a tax attorney. and it's kind of a no-brainer there, right? got to get the tax attorney. >> that would be the first thing. next cuban says don't take the lump sum.
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you don't want to blow it all in one spot, he says. >> and the next one, it's kind of a tough one. cuban says tell all your friends and relatives no. they will ask. tell them no. and he elaborates -- >> even the baby mamas? >> even the baby mamas. especially the baby mamas. if you're close to them you already know who needs what and feel free to help some but talk to you accountant before you do anything and remember this, no one needs $1 million from you. no one needs 100k for anything. anyone who asks is not a friend, according to mark cuban. >> what? i would be asking. >> yeah. >> of course. >> you would be asking. >> yeah. but this is our last day. i mean, we should point out this is our last day as a commoner with you all because come tomorrow night we would have won the lottery. >> i bet come tomorrow night you and i will be sitting right here. >> ah. jinx. we'll see. >> announcer: this is abc's
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decades. good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> and i'm kendis gibson. here are some of the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." heavy snow and strong winds making travel difficultlt around the great lakes and in the midwest. two major pile-ups, one of them caused by the other, closed interstate 74 near ccii for six hours. today's forecast in a moment. president obama's outlined an ambitious future for america in his final state of the union address. but he warns that the country cannot move forward until we work together and have rational consecutive debates -- constructive debates and fix our politics. details still ahead. turkey's pledging to continue the fight against isis after a suicide bomb attack in istanbul kild ten people. it marks the first time isis has targeted the country's tourism industry. and the grape and cherry varieties of a popular
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under several brand names are being recalled. the dosing cups have been mismarked. raising fears of accidental erdoses. full details on our website. those are some of our top stories on this wednesday january 13th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." hi, everyone. let's get started this half hour with the winter storms that are gripping the country's midsection right now. schools in columbus, ohio closed today because of the extreme cold. and snow caused pile-ups on several interstate highways such as this one on i-70 near pittsburgh, but it wasn't just the pennsylvania turnpike. nbc's linzie janis has the story. >> reporter: blinding snow and icy roads making driving treacherous in the midwest. in indiana more than a dozen vehicles sliding off i-70. >> i got hit about five different times. i got bumped around pretty good in there.
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semis, more than two dozen vehicles in all, crashing on i-74. >> still have wreckers moving toward the wreck. >> reporter: miraculously no deaths, but one person badly injured. accidents littering highways from minnesota to pennsylvania. that system rushing east. along the great lakes, massive bands of snow. lewis county, new york getting more than 30 inches in less t 24hours. those arctic temperatures creating surreal scenes. in omaha, nebraska the remains of this building now a giant igloo. firefighters battling a weekend blaze there. > andnd here in hamburg, new york justin yellen's frozen car now famous. viewed more than 28 million times on our facebook page alone. and with more storms rolling in it could be a while before it goes anywhere. and that clipper system is still pushing east, bringing more lake effect snow and additional one
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in some areas through thuray. linzie janis, abc news, springville, new york. our other major story this morning, ten u.s. navy sailors and their two small boats in iranian custody now. the sailorsere on a training mission in the persian gulf when one of their boats suffered a mechanical problem. the revolutionary guard navy picked them up when they drifted into iranian waters. the boats and their crew were to be released at daylight, but at this hour they still remain in >> okay. so it's controversial but the president did not mention the sailors last night. but he did vow that protecting the american people and going after terrorist networks is priority number one. that was one of the main themes of his state of the union address last night. his final one. here's abc's david wright. >> the president of the united states! >> reporter: the next time we hear the sergeant at armsake that familiar announcement, a different president will be
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glad-handing his way down the aisle. >> happy new yearo you. >> reporter: barack obamas last state of the union. his parting shot. at this point he's playing for the history books. >> we live in a time of extraordinary change. change that's reshaping the way we live and the way we work, our planet, our place in the world. >> reporter: that word, "change," which served as the mantra for candidate barack obama's election all those yeaea ago took on a different meaning, shaded by seven years of compromises, disappointments, and unintended consequences. the office and its responsibilities have changed the man visibly, as it always does. there was one big ticket agenda item in the traditional sense. a vow to cure cancer. even nominating a new cancer czar. >> and because he's gone to the mat for all of us on so many issues over the past 40 years, i'm putting joe in charge of mission control. >> reporter: but other obama agenda items were notab@y
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one week after he was in tears on the issue of gun violence -- >> every time i think about those kids it gets me mad. >> reporter: -- obama sent a silent message. an empty chair in the first lady's box for the victims of gun violence. the president also highlighted the plight of refugees, pecially the millions fleeing isis and the civil war in syria, insisting america is not embroiled in world war 3. >> that is the story isil wants to tell. that's the kind of propaganda they use to recruit. america -- >> let me tell you something. retreat. >> the unid states of america is the most powerful nation on earth. period. god bless the united states of america. >> reporter: president obama himself will spend the nextt year fighting for his bucket list. the rest of us will now be go next. david wright, abc news, new york. if you watched president
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dress, you may have seen ad. the 5d titled "i'm with him" highlights clinton's commitment to standing with president obama and fighting the gun lobby. the ads will go full speed ahead today in iowa and new hampshire. and it couldn't come soon enough. a new abc news/"washington post" poll finds her sliding even further behinernie sanders in iowa, by five full percentage points. on the gopide texas senator ted cruz was in new hampshire yesterday facing protesters who managed to get all the way on stage. he also faced critism from donald trump, circulating an op-ed from a top harvard law professor saying there are real questions about whether cruz is a natural-born citizen. ted cruz is in a dead heat with trump in iowa but lags far behind him in new hampshire. we want to show youome new videthis morning from immigration and customs enforcement agents. 77 people living here illegally we're told were returned to their home countries of mexico, honduras, and guatemala. the immigration sweeps took
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the flights left from san antonio, texas. on the anniversary of a movie theater shooting there's a new lawsuit. two years ago a retired tampa, florida police captain allegedly shot and killed another theatergoer in an argument over the use of a cell phone. that case is still pending but now the victim's widow is suing the movie theater and an employee. she claims they didn't enforce the company's prohibition on weapons. to texas now and the affluenza mom is back home after being released from jail. tonya couch is wearing an electronic monitoring bracelet while she's out on bail. abc's lauren lister with more. >> reporter: the so-called affluenza momo tonya couch, leaving jail. >> how are you feeling right now? >> reporter: saying nothing to reporters. posting bond after this texas judge reduced it from $1 million to $75,000. >> we're talking about a third degree felony here. we're not talking about a capital murder. i don't make my decisions based upon the law and that alone.
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out tonya couch is accused of a non-violent t ime, hindering the apprehension of a fugitive, her 18-year-old son ethan. the mother-son pair disappearing last month after this video was posted onli appearing to show ethan at a party where others were seen playing beer pong. he's been accused of violating his probation for killing four people in this 2013 drunk driving crash. his attorneys arguing the teen suffered from affluenza, that he was too spoiled to know right from wrong. the mother's arrest warrant says the duo drove to mexico after tonya took $30,000 out of her bank account. couch's older son, ethan's half brother, tellinghe judge authorities have frozen his mother's bank accounts and she has no access to other assets. >> your testimony under oath is that there is nothing --? there's all rightliterally nothing. >> reporter: as for ethan couch, he's still in mexico fighting extradition to the u.s. there will be a hearing in texas next week to decide if his case will be moved from juvenile to
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reenen and kendis? angeles. track and field's international government body reportedly knew about widespread russian doping but did nothing about it. documents obtained by the associated press indicate the international association was so concerned it feared some athletes might actually die. yet for six years the iaaf did nothing about the use of drugs and transfusions and only pretended to be shocked when the scandal broke last year. at least one nfl team is moving this summer. the league's owners have given the st. louis rams permission to return to l.a., which the team left in 1994. the sav diego chargers can jn the rams. if not the oakland raiders might get a shot at southern california. otherwise, the raiders are staying put. the rams will start playing in l.a. this summer. but the team's new stadium won't be ready for three years. >> looks pretty nice, though. college-bound students in one colorado town are getting extra scholarship money thanks to the pot industry. yeah.
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pueblo approved a law which taxed marijuana suppliers. half of those taxes are being set aside for college scholarships. it's estimated that about 400 studentn will each get $1,000. >> never heard of that. >> it's an interesting concept. i don't know how they'll celebrate that extra scholarship money. a village in central new york state is sticking g th their controvovsial village seal.. and take a look at this seal. it dates back to 1883, and it shows a white settler with his hands apparently choking a native american man. town members have voted to keep it there 157-55. >> the whitesboro folks don't seet as racist. the settler is hugh white, who was actually adopted by the anaya tribe, and it apparently shows a friendly wrestling match, not an attack, but that isist stopping the controversy over what it appears. >> so this was a friendly match. >> that was apparently a friendly match.
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>> well, it could have been worse. it could have been the hamilton-burr. you know, the final moments for alexander hamilton. >> oh, yes. that well-known final moment. >> didn't end up that way. >> coming up, the water crisis so severe the national guard now getting involved. also ahead, more from the state of the union aow the obamas have been during this presidency. a look back and ahead. and later, 1, 500-pound bear getting very friendly with his keeper. no, it's not "the revenant quochlt." we're going to tell you xwrp but first today's forecast map. a very warm 47 degrees in great falls where they say happy birthday, ginger zee. >> oh. today's her birthday. >> yes. >> happy birthday, mama. >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by lysol wiwis. human coronavirus... hepati- >>c virus. there are a lot of different kinds of yucky germs.
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they came crashing down. firefighters rummaged through the mess looking for victims. the collapse spanned sevev aisles, or about a third of f e store. an employeef the store next door said that it sounded like thunder but just went on far too long. >> hopefully nobody was seriously hurt in all of that. and no one was also seriously hurt, we should point out, when this boulder fell on a highway in san jacinto mountains. this is west of l.a. but they were inconvenienced for sure because a major highway through the area closed until this boulder was removed. the only detour is through steep and winding roaoa that arere icy. turning a ten-minute commute into 2 1/2-hour ordeal. >> incredible. >> yeah. well, a crisis over drinking water has prompted the governor of michigan to activate the national guard and even request support from fema. >> that move happening overnight. the city of flint water supply contaminated with lead. abc's alex perez is there with the latest. >> reporter: emergency deliveries in parts of flint, michigan. >> we need one up here.
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door dropping off bottled water and water filters. a temporary remedy to the ongoing crisis here that has exposed this city of about 100,000 to water contaminated by lead. a health hazard. mom sonia austin worried for her son and furious. >> this is not right. it's not right. i wish they never would have even switched our water from the get-go. >> reporter: this all starting in 2014 when the cash-strapped city of flint stopped paying for water from lake huron and began to process water frorothe nrby flint river to save some $19 million. immediately, residents began to complain of bad-tasting, foul-smelling water. tests later revealing toxic levels of lead in the system. but it wasn't until more than a year later that authorities declared the drinking water unsafe. the city has switched back to lake huron water, but the river water damaged the pipe system and lead levels are stillll not safe.
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>> that's a reminder not to go swimming in flint water anytime soon. but it is a serious crisis. >> very serious. we hope they figure that one out. >> 100,000 people. ouch. still ahead on this edition of "this happened" you won't want to miss. >> but first, state of the president. eight years later and many things have changed. perhaps he's gotten a bit grayer. actually a lot.
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that's next on "world news now." as an american, it's hard to hear that we have a serious hunger issue in our country. and as a parent, it's even harder to hear that one in 5 of our kids struggles with hunger, especially when billions of pounds of good food are wasted every year. feeding america is a nationwide network of food banks that helps provide billions of meals to families in need righghin your community.. visit feedingamerica.org to support feeding america and your l lal food bank.
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>> this is baby barack right here. >> reporter: and right now you're on a roll. people -- obamania they call it. the rock star. >> yeah. you know, this is -- >> you get a big cheer when you get up there. >> this has been an i ieresting ridede 2 1/2 years ago nobody knew my name. >> reporter: then came 2008. a longshot first term senator challenging the clinton machine. the campaign became a mass movement. >> yes, we can! >> reporter: a wave of hope. what's the one thing in your life you that think prepares you best for that moment? >> in difficult or stressful moments i don't get rattled. >> reporter: and obama himself turned out to be a highly polarizing president. polls show he's never become either hugely popular like ronald reagan and bill clinton or hugely unpopular like jimmy carter or george w. bush. his favorability hovers under 50%. his presidency a time of turmoil
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the opposite of what he promised and hoped when he burst onto the scene with a speech thagnighted the that ignited the 2004 democratic conventiti >> we are one people, all of us pledging allegiance t stars and stripes, all of usefending the united states ofamerica. >> reporter: america has come to know this couple, this historic first family, and watched as their girls grew up and watched as their dad grew gray. >> thank you. god bless you. god bless the united states of america. >> reporter: for "nightline" i'm terry moran. >> it's one thing a president never gets away with, is those videos we do in the media of how they've aged and grayed. >> showing how they'veverayed over the years. and he certainlylyhas. and the first lady seems just to have just gotten younger and looked more stunning. she was in this beautiful yellow dress last night. >> yes, she was. >> listening. >> but you know, on the substance of this he really hit home hard, that the economy is the strongest that it's been in two years. great deal of job growth. but our latest abc news post
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oh, yeah. it is that time again. time for a roundup of special stories in our favorite "world news now" feature, "this happened." >> and we've got a bunch of animal-related things that happened including pachyderm roadblock. take a look at this. it's a gopro footage of some folks riding along a road in a national park in thailand when yep, look at that. there's an elephant, pops out. yeah, not going to go that way. elephant stayed calm. stayed calm. simply checking out the abandoned motor bike. >> but that elephpht will remember their faces. >> the point is to stay calm. >> yes. so bears have been getting a bad rap recectly, especially after that fight scene, or if you want to call it a fight scene with
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but check out this bear. an alaskan grizzly named jimbo who's playing with jim kovacik, who found jimbo as an injured cub. now jimbo's 22 years old, 1,500 pounds, ten feet tall, and loves a back rub. aw. and cuddling. jim is a retired corrections officer who runs an orphaned wildlife center in otisville, new york. they have 11 bears there on the property. raising them from an early age, which is why they are so friendly. >> this video makes me very uncomfortable. partly because of the manicure. but also because of the size. >> the size of that bear? >> yeah. the lack of a manicure and the size. >> yeah. >> well, how about some more bears? this one's a little more rough. but a lot smaller. here are a couple of pandas lounging on a lazy day in china. when one of the pandas can't just chill out. biting and trying to eat the other, you see. but pandas are not herbivores apparently. they're designed to eat meat.
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to, you know, make them essentially vegetarian, making them essentially vegetarian. >> this segment has had more bears than west hollywood. and finally, if you ever catch yourself staring at your reflection in the mirror, don't worry, it's perfectly natural. it's normal. for humans. andpparently cockatoos. this iss harley either doing some sort of performance art or he's really impressed by what he sees. surprised by how good-looking of a cockatoo he is in the mirror. >> or maybe he just knows he has a good hair day. >> yeah. that is quite -- >> right? he's got a good hair day. you've got to rock it when you know you've got a good hair day. >> if don king was a cockatoo, you're looking at it right there. >> that's the news, folks, for this half hour. >> for more t tngs that happened
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wnnfans.com. this morning on "world news now" --- making history on capil hill. >> president obama's final state of the union address. his accomplishments, his hopes for the future, and failures of the past. last night's message and new reaction overnight. we are live on capitol hill. military tension in iran. the ten american sailors detained after their boat ran into trouble. the breaking developments overnight from the persian gulf. moving to california. big news foror football f fs in loloangeles as the st. louis rams are returning west. but how soon? and the challenges as yet another team may join them. and later, the state of the union audience, caught in the act of being themselves and not necessarily paying attention to the president's every word. that's in "the mix" on this
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>> announcer: from abc news this is "world news now." and we do say good wednesday morning to you, everyone. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm reena ninan. well, he said it was going to be a shorter state of the union. >> yeah. >> it's almost an hour. that's not short in my book. >> well, it's short compared to bill clinton's one that would run two hours. but yeah, they did keep the applause lines down and he did keep the policy initiatives -- >> and some funny moments, kendis. i thought he had some funny linesnd there were some funny unintended moments we're going to talk about later this half hour. >> it was annteresting night. kind of a sadad night for many people to seeee the president go out. >> his eighth and final state of the union address. >> yeah. and that's where we're going to get started right now because in a lot of ways he sounded less legislative and with a to-do list and more shall we say like valedictory farewell. the president, he did outline an ambitious future for america but warned it cannot happen in our current culture of divisive politics. >> and abc's bazi kanani joins
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bazi, good morning to you. >> reporter: good rning, reena. good morning, kendis. the presidentntid briefef lay out his legislative goals for the year ahead but his message was mostly focused not so much on lawmakers in the chinaen chamber but at voters in the audience at home. >> the president of the united states! >> reporter: making his way up the house chamber aisle for his last state of the union address, president obama called for more civility in politics. >> how can we make our politics reflect what's best in us and not what's worst? >> reporter: flanked by his vice president and for the first time by new house speaker paul ryan, president obama focused his message on the future, saying the country must figure out how to adjust to a changing economy, to tackle climate change and to fight terrorism. >> if this congress is serious about winning this war and wants to send a message to our troops and the world, authorize the use of military force against isil. take a vote.
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>> the president's record has often fallen far short of his soaring words. >> reporter: gop response from south carolina governor nikki donald trump. >> it@ can be tempting to follow the siren call of the angriest voices. we must resist that temptation. >> reporter: it was among the points of agreement. the president also referencing the heated rhetoric in the campaign for his successor. >> we need to reject any politics, any politics that targets people because of race or religion. this is not a matter of political correctness. >> reporter: the president joked that he would keep his speech short because there were presidential candidates in the audience eager to get back to iowa. later today the president departs for his post-state of the union tour, including stops in nebraska and louisiana. reena, kendis? >> yeah, i thought that was a really funny moment when the president said that. you know, it is a big moment for people like governor nikki haley giving the response. bill clinton did it.
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how did nikki haley do? she's been talked about as being a potential vp candidate. >> reporter: well, the reaction to her address depends on which side of the republican divide you ask. speaker ryan, other republican leaders are commending her for her performance. on the other hand, donald trump supporters and several republican pundits are not so happy about her speech. they didn't like that veiled dig at trump. ann coulter, for example, tweeted that t tmp should dedert her. pretty harsh. >> all right. thank you. thank you, bazi kanani there on capitol hill. >> and stay with abc news as we get more reaction to last night's address. we'll bring you some of the lighter moments, as i mentioned, later this half hour. but we want to get to our other major story this morning. a confrontation between the u.s. and iran in the persian gulf. ten u.s. sailors and their two small boats were detained by iran when one of the boats became disabled and drifted into iranian watete.
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but promised to release them at daylight, which is already here. the sailors were on a training mission traveling south from kuwait to bahrain when the incident took place. staying in that general region, we're getting some new details. that deadly isis bombing in turkey. eight german visitors were among the victims in an assault on istanbul's tourist district. it's the first time isis has targeted turkey's vital tourist intsds industry. theetate department condemned the attack and said the u.s. is committed to working with turkey against isis. well, the fbi investigating a major security lapse. a u.s. intelligence official is confirming that online personal accounts linked directly to the director of national intelligence james clapper have been hacked. this comes just months after reports someone was hacking cia director john brennan's personal e-mail. a teenage hacker claims responsibility for both the attacks. a conservative watchdog group has scored another victory over hillary clinton.
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to a lawsuit by judicial watch and they will review 29,000 pages of e-mails from top clinton adviser huma abedin. batches of those e-mails will be released every month until april of 2017. judicial watch is looking to see if abedin's e-mails include information that clinton might have withheld by using a private server. >> speaking of hillary clinton, she's fallen behind on the campaign trail as well. new w mpshire has always been strong for bernie sanders but now a new poll showing he's pulling ahead in iowa as well. with less than three weeks before voters there meet to caucus. and it is crunch time for the republicans also. here's abc's lauren lyster. >> reporter: on the campaign trail hillary clinton with a reality check. >> we're getting into that period before the caucus that i kind of call the let's real period. >> reporter: the presumed demomoatic front-runner isis fighting to stay on top. according to a newew poll, senator bernieanders has a slight lead
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>> could be that the inevitable candidate for the democratic nomination may not be so inevitable today. >> reporter: another clinton making her way around new hampshire, home of the first primary. chelsea making her first solo campaign stop. >> senator sanders wants to dismantle obamacare, dismantle the chip program. >> reporter: also in the granite state, republican hopeful ted cruz facing off against prpresters not once -- >> sir. who are you? >> reporter: but twice. >> hey, hey, this is not your stage. >> reporter: cruz lags far behind donald trump in new hampshire. they're in a dead heat in iowa, where trump campaigned. >> iowa. i love iowa. >> reporter: trump sending a warning to rivals on television too ahead of the next gop primetime debate thursday, saying if anyone attacks he'll hit back five times harder. reena and kendis. >> lauren, thank you so much. interstate 74 west of
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indiana-ohio line. it involved about 40 vehicles in highway. snow and blustery winds created blinding conditions. there were actually two pile-ups both in the westbound lanes. altogether nine injuries were reported, none life-threatening. the storm system is bringing snow and arctic cold to the northeast. here's paul williams at accuweather. hey there, paul. >> thanks, reena, kendis. that same alberta clipperer is now moving very steadily toward the northeast but still will drop a little of its magic so to speak throughout portions of maine specifically with the heaviest of snow hitting bangor and at the very least light accumulation throughout portland and reaching down toward the boston area. but that's not all. it's the chill in the air that's really going to overtake the northeast and the ohio valley region. we're looking at the wind chill factor to hover in the teens and below zero most areas with that stiff wind coming across the great lakes. kendis? reena? >> our thanks to p pl williamam there att accuweweher. thihiis big news. nfl football is coming back to los angeles.
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years ago, moving back this summer. and the san diego charge years, they may relocation as well. the oakland raiders, however, are staying in the bay area. they can only move to l.a. if the chargers do not. st. louis leaders say they are bitterly disappointed the nfl ignored the loyalty of fans there. >> relocation is a painful process. it's painful for the fans, for communities, for the teams, for the league in general. stability is something we've taken a great deal of pride in. >> okay. so the rams and chargers will each have to pay a hefty relocation fee to the nfl. a reported more than half a billion dollars. but it's not definite the chargers will move up there yet. it may depend on whether san diego builds a new stadium. the rams will open their new stadium in inglewood in 2019. where they're going to play decided. >> isn't it incredible it's been team? >> yeah. and you've been following this
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of course with reena -- sports with reena. what's your analysis on why it's beneficial for the rams to move there, you know, given the sort of offense and defense they have? >> well, you know, they were once in l.a. they're just coming home. >> they're just returning. >> they're just coming home. that's my analysis. you thought you were going to get me on that. almost did. the powerball jackpot just keeps growing ahead of tonight's drawing. now it stands at $1.5 billion. and the crew here is upset that i didn't go in on the pool. i said don't go in the pool, buy yourself your own ticket. >> the pool is popular. you've got to do it. >> it's going to cause disruption on the floor, i think. if one person wins and -- anyway. that's my take. >> by the way, that kind of cash has a large number of canadians crossing the border to buy tickets. there's good reason for that. for everyone to play. our friends at 538 blog saying they're really experts on stats, they're saying that 97% chance of at least one winner this time around. >> just one. >> 97% chance. and why it's beneficial for the canadians really quickly is they
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we do. >> oh. >> on winnings. >> all right. soaybe i should go in with a canadian, is that what you're saying? not our crew? >> be a canadian. yes, exactly. coming up in "the mix," the vivid yellow dress the first lady wore to the state of the union address. how much it cost and can you buy one? >> look forward to hearing that. and also looking for bargains while shopping froceries online. the big business off delivering fresh food to your door. whichhervice is foror you? and newew details about el chapo's takedown and hideout in mexico and sean penn's "rolling stone" article. >> and don't forget, folks, find us on facebook, wnnfans.com. we love hearing from you. also on twitter @abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." (ugh.) does your carpet ever feel rough and dirty? don't avoid it, resolve it. our formula with a special conditioning ingredient, softens your carpet with every use. it's resolve,
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fire crews in east oakland, california working to free a worker trapped in a sewer line. officials say there was not enough shoring around the opening when the plumber went down into the hole. the cave-in buried him to his chest. we're going to turn now to that stunning video from inside the takedown of el chapo. of course the notorious drug lord responsible for a quarter of the drugs coming to the u.s. >> and his meeting with sean penn revealing much about the kingpin. abc's matt gutman in mexico with more on that and how el chapo was caught. >> reporter: the beginning of the end for el chapo. last october mexican marines wearing body cameras descending in helicopters on h h mountain hidedet. just a d d after joaquin el
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camera with sean penn. in this video you see the marines burst in this hut. there's a twin bed, wi-fi, even his colorful silk shirts were there. but no el chapo. for three months the marines circles, tracking penn and soap opera star kate del castillo and their negotiations for this video. an el chapo testimonial published on "rolling stone's" website saying the drug war will never end. but for el chapo itid end with a bang. mexican marines firing, lobbing grenades. [ explosion ] this is where some of the most ferocious of the fighting took place. in the narco's bedroom. interesting assortment of things on the couch including bandages and some syringes right here and a little bit of marijuana. >> reporter: and on his bed. >> that isate del castillo's show. >> reporter: it would take five more hours for the marines to catch him. >> this is the secret passageway and doorway that leads to the tunnel down there. >> he had to crawl under that to get over there. >> reporter: and he's in even
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his new prison mug shot showing hisair and mustache shaven off. matt gutman, abc news, mexico city. well, coming up in our next half hour, the myth of the munchies. researchers actually looking at the correlation between marijuana users and good health. >> oh, come on. what about the funions? >> including weight loss, by the way. the surprising evidence ahead. but first, orderinin your groceries online. the convenience can't be beat. but what are you really paying for it? see which services do best in our test run. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now"
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i sure hope the radio edit kicked in. >> this is awesome. yes. >> well, if you don't actually like going to the store to buy the things you need then you're living in the right age. >> yes. there are more options than ever, especially when it comes to ordering your groceries online. but we wanted to see how the prices actually stack up. abc's rebecca jarvis tries it out. >> reporter: it's breakfast time at my house, and the deliveries are coming in. >> thank you. >> reporter: to see how different online grocery services stack up we placed orders for the exact same breakfast items from four different companies at the exact same time. peapod, fresh direct, amazon fresh, the market leaders, and startup instacart. consumer savings expert lisa lee freeman with me to break down our buys. >> you can really compare prices with these sites. >> you can very easily find out who's got the left deals. >> reporter: check it out. on this particular daye findd four different prices for thehe
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amazon fresh, $3.54. peapod, $4.79. instacart, $5.49. and fresh direct, $5.99. a difference of more than $2 between the lowest and highest price. and for these paper towels, a diff of nearly $4 between the lowest and highest price. on our particular shopping day the prices on most of our choices at amazon freshsh were genenelly the lowest and fresh direct's generally the highest. fresh direct told us, "our focus is on high-quality fresh food and solutions and we offer approximately 500 grocery deals per week." but with online grocery shopping you pay for more than just the cost of the items. >> with amazon you're going to pay a $299 annual membership fee. now, that includes your prime. but you've really got to think about whether you're going to use the service enough to make it worthwhile. >> reporter: while the other services don't require a membership like amazon, they do charge delivery fees.
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serves you may not be able to get the in-store sale price. instacart charged us $4.49 for this loaf of bread, but when we checked in the store the price was $2.99. instacart told us retailers may choose to offer some promotions only in store and other promotions only on instacart. >> it's going to be different for everyone's shopping list. >> reporter: freeman says to save money compare prices to your local grocery store t t free trial of the service. that's what we did with amazon fresh. rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. >> rebecca, you lost me at 299 membership fee. >> i'm wondering if you get a discount if you have amazon prime. but i mean -- >> 299? >> that's your biggest workout every day, isn't it, though, when you're lifting all your groceries? >> oh, yes. you know those canned tomatoes, they help with those biceps. >> that's looking like spam. >> spam? >> yeah. >> do you like spam? >> who doesn't like spam?
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okay. so the state of the union was last night. want to play a little game of caption contest. >> okay. >>ome images was going on last night. nancy pelosi here. >> who knew she had an apple watch, huh? >> i think she's waiting for her order to come in. >> he was paul ryan's guest. >> little 4-year-old. he was very cute. this kid is tired of applauding. bernie sanders is, well -- >> taking out the chinese menu. >> yeah. >> takeout. >> and then there was this guy on his ipad who was playing words with friends, no doubt. you have some various people who are on their devices throughout the speech. it was a shorter speech.
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that woman, whose flower just overtook her entire dress, was checking out her nails. saw a little side eye there. >> don't you think this could be an indication that the state of the union is on too late at night for a large percentage of people in congress? it s suld be like at 5:00,n early bird special i i florida. >> the state of the union is strong but it's boring is what they're saying. >> but you know someone who was not boring and looked pretty stunning in my book, michelle obama. everybody wanted to know, who made that dress. we found out overnight it was narciso rodriguez. this is called a marigold dress. it is a yellow-orange wool crepe dress. and everybody -- i think she really captivated the twitter world. one comedian said that first lady m mhelle obaba looked like a delicious piece of orange starburst. >> yeah, she does. and i know it's against the president's policy right now, but she brought the guns out. >> oh. it took me a second there. a little bit slow on that one.
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rodriguez the 2008 election night. that was also the designer who did the dress that night too. but stunning. >> stunning dress indeed. young men are always trying to impress the ladies somehow, and this toddler herere he also was trying to impress the ladies. so he decided to get his swoll on there at the gym. you've got to find out why. take a listen. >> stronger so i can -- >> so you can what? >> show -- so i can be her best friend. so that she won't have to be rude to me all day. a lot stronger -- >> he's trying to be big and strong in order to be best friends with an older girl, brody is saying. brody lee smith. itit what we all try to do, brody. keep trying. see if it works. >> oh, brody, you are too cute. steph curry, he's got this warm-up routine. take a look. we said don't try it. here's a kid who ended up trying it. >> it's got to be the shoes.
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come on this morning on "world news now" -- sailors detained. the ten americans on navy patrol boats taken into custody by iran. the breaking developments overnight. historic address. president obama looks to the future as he makes his last state of the union address. his message to the next president and both parties in congress. we're live on capitol hill. and new this half hour, can pot help you lose weight? >> the latest research into marijuana users and the munchies. does getting high necessarily lead to pigging out? and later in "the skinny," drama in the skies. khloe kardashian's flight to new york to appear on "gma." did her emergency landing turn into reality tv? it's wednesday january 13th. >> announcer: from abc news,
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on a busy wednesday, i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm reena ninan. we're going to actually start with the drama involving u.s. sailors held by iranian forces >> and we're anxiously waiting for an update on this one. the ten u.s. servicemen were on a training mission in two small boats when one of the vessels became disabled. iran's revolutionary guard navy took them into custody for what the country's official news agency called snooping. officials say they were to be released at daylight iraraan time, but at this hour the sailors and their boats are still in iranian hands. abc's chief global affairs correspondent martha raddatz with more. >> reporter: the two small navy vessels with the sailors on board were transiting between kuwait and bahrain when an ofcial says one of the boats experienced a mechanical problem, with both then possibly drifting into iranian territorial waters near farsi island. according to u.s. officials, the
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that the sailors will be allowed to continue their journey. secretary of state john kerry personally reaching out to his iranian counterpart to find a diplomatic resolution to the situation. incidents with iran have exacerbated tensions in the already tense persian gulf region. last month as the aircraft carrier "harry s. truman" was entering the gulf, iranian navy boats cocoucted live fire exercises just 1,500 yards away. over the summer u.s. officials claim iranians targeted u.s. ships and helicopters with laser devices. and in 2007 the iranians held british sailors for 13 days despite early promises to release them, claiming they had entered their territorial waters. martha raddatz, abc news, washington. >> andnde'll stay on top of f at story.
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developments after isis targeted an area of turkey popular with tourists. the turkish prime minister is pledging to fight isis until it's no longer a threat to his country or the world. the pledge comes after an isis suicide bomber killed ten people in the historic district of istanbul. most of the dead were german tourists. it's believed that 28-year-old bomber recently entered turkey from syria. and there are also some new developments in the crcris with north korea. the south has just fired shots at a north korean drone that crossed the border. in the meantime, the south wants china to punish the north for its so-called h-bomb nuclear test, specifically enforcement of international sanctions. there are doubts, though, about that test and also about north korea's claim of a successful missile launch from a submarine. analysts say the video was probably faked. president obama made his own history, delivering his eighth and final state of the union address. >> and rather than introducing new legislativivproposals, he focused instead on his broader visions for the future.
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if we fix our politics. abc's bazi kanani is up late this morning on capitol hill for us. >> the president of the united states! >> making his way up the house chamber aisle for his last state of the union address, president obama called for more civility in p pitics. >> how can we make our politics reect what's best in uand not what's worst? >> reporter: flanked by his vice president and for the first time by new house speaker paul ryan, president obama focused his message on the future, saying the country must figure out how to adjust to a changing economy to tackle climate change and to fight terrorism. >> if this congress is serious about winning this war and wants to send a messsse to our troops and the world, authorize the use of military force against isil. take a vote. >> reporter: but republicans challenged the pdent. >> the president's record has often fallen far short of his soaring words.
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south carolina governor nikki haley also included a swipe at donald trump. >> it can be tempting to follow the siren call of the angriest voices. we must resist that temptation. >> reporter: it was among the points of agreement. ththpresident also referencing the heated rhetoric in the campmign for his successor. >> we need to reject any politics, any politics that targets people because orace or religion. this is not a matter of political correctness. >> and bazi is joining us now live from capitol hill. and baz, we want to ask. there were 20 guests in the first lady's box. and who were some of those vips that were there? >> reporter: well, obviously those guests there were intended to send a political message. they i iluded a syrian refugee, an undocumenteteimmigrant who ter went on to serve in the u.s. military, and the plaintiff in the u.s. supreme court case that legalized gay marriage. the president also left one of his seats empty. that was a symbolic gesture meant in remembrance of the
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>> and we know, bazi, kim davis, who is the county clerk from kentucky who refused to issue those same-sex marriage licenses, was actually there as well. what did she think? >> reporter: well, reena, it was a surprising reaction from k k davis. she obviously wanted to make a statement with her appearance there but perhaps not with her words. a reporter asked her on her way out what she thought of the speech and she said simply, "it was good." >> wow. >> that was all. >> she looks really entertained there when you see that image. >> i'm surprised that she said that. that's pretty interesting. >> well, yeah. she didn't elaborate, though. bazi kanani on capitol hill. thank you, bazi. stay with abc news as we get more reaction following last night's address, and we'll take you live to d.c. that's later on "america this morning." winter storms are creating whitut conditions near the great lakes, in indiana just west of cincinnati. two big pile-ups on interstate 74 within a half mile of each
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more than six hours. more than three dozen vehicles were involved in this one. eyewitnesses say the highway looked like a junk yard. yeah, it did. about ten people were injured, but all are expected to recover. and there were also many, many fender-benders and cars off f e road to the north. in michigan. this is interstate 96, which looks like a country lane. drivers were warned to slow down, but obviously not all of them got that message. keeping police and tow trucks quite busy. the storm is headi to the northeast. accuweather's paul williams tracking it. paul, good morning. >> thanks, kendis, reena. well, it's about how cold it's going to feel throughout the northeast because this is where old man winter is concentrating all of his fury as far as potential additional snow but specifically how it's going to feel. below zero throughout the upstate new yorkrea. vow, as we change gears down to the southeast we're looking for more rain to begin to gel throughout the southeast with storms kicking in by thursday and this same system will move up the east coast and bring some rain toward the east giving some
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>> looks very rainy down there. thank you, paul. well, we are only one month away from the most romantic day of the year. >> yes. and starbucks would like you to help sweeten your valentine this year with three new secret menu frappuccinos. they're the love bean, the java berry, and the valentine. >> can't get over the love bean. >> uh-huh. and they're available at every starbucks location as long as you know what to ask for. >> but you might also want to get your valentine to the gym because each of these pipi concoctions containsn average of 19 teaspoons of sugar. that's equivalent of three full-sized hershey's chocolate bars. >> i'm going to protest. there's no like specialty declaration on the cups there, no hearts. there are no lovers kissing. there's a war obviously on valentine's by starbucks. >> i'll give you a magic marker to put in your own heart. >> coming up in the real "skinny" -- in "the skinny," real-life drama involving khloe kardashian. an emergency landing and her
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this is police dash cam video from oklahoma city. the e iver of that pickup facing a lolo list of charges this morning after refusing to give up. he even starts driving the wrong way into oncoming traffic. sparks you saw there flying from both the tire rim and the truck tailgate. finally a police car ramming the truck. even after that it took three deputies to get the driver handcuffed. no give up. we have a consumer alert over the recall of two types of children's cough syrups. the grape and cherry flavors made by generic drugmaker perrigo are sold under several brand d me labels including rite-aid, cvs and kroger. there's nothing wrong with the product but the dosing cups are marked incorrectly, prompting concerns that children could become sick from an accidental overdose. if you want more details please go to abcnews.com. okay.
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of course you know most people associate smoking pot with getting the munchies. or they use that as an excuse. but there is a new study that actually suggests marijuana may be the key to losing weight. >> who did the study, kendis? >> clearly not me. i'm still like -- yeah. >> okay. it's not just weight researchers are looking into. kristi krueger from our miami station reports on the surprising results. >> get some sour cream and onion chips with some dip, man. some beef jerky, some peanut butter. >> reporter: in the movies and in real life -- >> a whole lot of -- make sure chocolate. got to have chocolate, man. >> repepter: marijuana is synonymous with the munchies. >> graham crackers, marshmallows, little marshmallows and little chocolate bars and make some s'mores, man. >> reporter: but some researchers now think it could actually be used to fight obesity. several recent studies have shown an intriguing connection
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>> a lot of these people that are smoking marijuana on a regular basis have lower weights, lower insulin levels, lower cholesterol levels, and so the question comes is there a link to cannabis or what's in marijuana and lower weights? >> reporter: this is exactly what denise vidot has been studying for years. she's a researcher at the university of miami miller school of medicine and her most recent study on marijuana use and metabolic syndrome was just published. among the findings -- >> males who are current smokers of marijuana have a lower waist circumference than those who have never used marijuana. >> reporter: with the use of marijuana the highest it's been in about the last decade and more and more states approving its use for both recreational as well as medicinal purposes, researchers say studies like these are vital. to find out exactly what the relationship is between pot and blood pressure, cholesterol, and your weight. in mice two cannabis compounds found in the plant's leaves
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the body can burn. ototr studies suggest that marijuana has a direct impact on the part of the brain that tells you when you're full. >> they are linking it to a receptor in the brain that's a cb-1 receptor that we actually thought initially was stimulating the appetite and what they're finding is that with chronic use of some of these products it may actually have the opposite effect. >> reporter: of course all this interesting research is not an excuse to pass the pipe. but for researchers like denise vivit it's incentive to keep on digging because with obesity almost at an epidemic in the u.s. findingngew ways to help people slim down is vital. >> it's something that intrigues me and i hope to keep studying it to find out why. and that's science, why, questions keep coming up. >> reporter: for abc news i'm kristi krueger. >> what do you make of that? [ coughing ] i do have the munchies right now. no apparent reason.
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i swear. coming up, khloe kardashian's emergency landing. >> and new clues leading up to the oscar nominations.
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we finished the bag. leading "the skinny" this morning, khloe kardashian on a cross-country flight forced to make an emergency landing. >> yeah, khloe was flying from los angeles to new york when one of the pilots of the american airlines flight reported an electrical smell of smoke in the cockpit. that's'shen the flight was diverted to las s gas. it did safely land without any injuries. >> and that's when khloe did -- kept herself busy doing what many of us do at airports. what you should do at airports. she drank. she tweeted this picture, "having kocktails." cocktails with a k. and that's cocktails with a k. and with her friend and makeup artist joyce. >> khloe was there. she's actually on her way here, to abc to appear on "good morning america" later this morning. we're happy to report that she will indeed be tre. >> she might not be sober, but she will be there. or she might be nursing a mean hangover. >> next, some big news ahead of tomorrow's oscar nominations.
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and "the martian" winning best picture golden globes they're in the running for another honor, top prize at the director's guild awards. >> nominated yesterday was adam mckay for "the big short," tom mccarthy for "spotlight," george miller for "mad max: fury road." and all three of them getting their first nods from the dga. >> and roundinout the group is alejandro gonzalez ina- -- i can't ever pronounce his last name. inarritu. for "the revenant." he won last year for "birdman." ridley scott for "the martian." scott had been nominated previously for "black hawk down" "gladiator" and "thelma and louise." inarritu. we have to practice inarritu, right? >> yeah. he might have a career. next, a concert planned before david bowie's death will go on. the tribute concert at carnegie hall will proceed as a memorial with more than 20 artists performing bowie's music including cyndi lauper and the h@cab roots. the event will benefit a variety
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underprivileged youth. and also happening in march, major lazer will be one of the first major american acts to play cuba since diplomatic ties werereestored last summer. the electronic dance hall act led by d.j. producer diplo will play a free show in front of the u.s. embassy in havana. the group will also meet with cuban music students and share the stage with up-and-coming local d.j. talent. i love that story. >> they'll have someone to lean on. >> and finally, actress olivia munn is responding to rumors that she and her nfl superstar boyfriend aaron rodgers are engaged. the reports apparently so solid even her own mother believed them. bubuthe star of the upcoming "ride along 2" took to social media to explain she'll be doing a lot of press and didn't want to repeatedly respond to the rumors. >> she posted a screen grab of the conversation with mom via mom asking why, olivia, didn't you tell her first? joked if i was engaged, i person to know. but definitely before the internet. >> parents don't get humor over text.
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i can tell you an app, like any of those, they won't help you win the lottery. but if you made one that could, you probably already would be rolling in the dough. >> and when it comes to tonight's powerball drawing, everyone will be looking for any edge they can get. here's abc's linsey davis. she has the numbers. >> reporter: the powerball jackpopois now so big in beverly hills, o o of america's wealthiest neighborhoods, even the rich are trying to get richer. >> the housekeepers, they come and buy a couple hundred or two for the boss.
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morning two girls that came and bought 400 for the bosses. >> reporter: but the wealthy have some stiff competition with the rest of us lining up in droves. last year alone americans spent more than $67 billion on lottery tickets. that's about $210 for every american. we spend more on lotteryryickets than sports tickets, books, video gameme movies, and music combined. one in 292 million odds of winning, that's like putting the name of every american into a bowl, a bowl much larger than this one, and still somehow managing to pull out your own name. linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> interesting. >> yeah, it is. okay. so say, you actually do win. once you calm down and you start -- you stop freaking out, you're going to have to figure out what to do next. >> so how about ththe tips from billionaire shark mark cuban? first you've got to hire a tax attorney. and it's kind of a no-brainer there, right? got to get the tax attorney. >> that would be the first thing. next cuban says don't take the lump sum.
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you don't want to blow it all in one spot, he says. >> and the next one, it's kind of a tough one. cuban says tell all your friends and relatives no. they will ask. tell them no. and he elaborates s >> even the baby mamas? >> even the baby mamas. especially the baby mamas. if you're close to them you already know who needs what and feel free to help some but talk to your accountant before you do anything and remember this, no one needs $1 million from you. no one needs 100k for anything. anyone who asks is not a friend, according to mark cuban. >> what? i would be asking. >> yeah. >> of course. >> you would be asking. >> yeah. but this is oust day. i mean, we should point out this is our last day as a commoner with you all because come tomorrow night, you know, we would have won the lottery. >> i bet come tomorrow night you and i will be sitting right here. >> ah. jinx. we'll see. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now."
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decades. good morning. i'reena ninan. >> and i'm kendis gibson. here are some of the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." heavy snow and strong winds making travel difficult around the great lakes and in the midwest. two major pile-ups, one of them caused b bthe other, closed interstate 74 near cincinnati for six hours. today's forecast in a moment. president obama's outlined an ambitious future for america in his final state of the union address. but he warns that the country cannot move forward until we work together and have rational consecutive debates -- constructive debates and fix our politics. details still ahead. turkey's pledging to continue the fight against isis after a suicide bomb attack in istanbul killed d n people. it marks the first time isis has targeted the country's'sourism industry.
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varieties of a popular children's cough syrup sold under several brand names are being recalled. the dosing cups have been mismarked. raising fears of accidental overdoses. full details on our website. those are some of our top stories on this wednesday january 13th. >nnouncer: from abc news, this is "world news now." hi, everyone. let's get started this half hour with the winter storms that are gripping the country's midsection right now. schools in columbus, ohio closed today because of the extreme cold. >> and snow caused pile-ups on several interstate highways such as this one on i-70 near pittsburgh, but it wasn't just the pennsylvania turnpike. nbc's linzie janis has the story. >> reporter: blinding snow and icy roads making driving eacherous in the midwest. in indiana more than a dozen vehicles sliding off i-70. >> i got hit about five different times. i got bumped around pretty good in there. >> reporter: to the south 17 semis, more than two dozen
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i-74. >> still have wreckers moving toward the wreck. >> reporter: miraculously no deaths, but one person badly injured. accidents littering highways from minnesota to pennsylvania. that system rushing east. along the great lakes, massive bands of snow. lewis county, new york getting more than 30 inches in less than 24 hours. those arctic temperatures creating surreal scenes. in omaha, nebraska the remains of this building now a giant igloo. firefighters battling a weekend blaze there. and here in hamburg, new york justin yellen's frozen car now famous. viewed more than 28 million times on our facebook page alone. and with more storms rolling in it could be a while before it goes anywhere. and that clipper system is still pushing east, bringing more lake effect snow and additional one
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in some areas through thursday. linzie janis, abc news, springville, new york. our other major story this morning, ten u.s. navy sailors and their two small boats in iranian custody now. the sailors were on a training mission in the persian gulf when one of their boats suffered a mechanical problem. the revolutionary guard navy picked them up when they drifted into iranian waters. the boats and their crew were to be released at daylight, but at this hour they still remain in custody. >> okay. so it's controversial but the president did not mention the sailors last night. but he did vow that protecting the american people and d ing after terrorist networks is priority number one. that was one of the main themes of his state of the union address last night. his final one. here's abc's david wright. >> the president of the united states! >> reporter: the next time we hear the sergeant at arms make that familiar announcement, a different president will be walking into the chamber and glad-handing his way down the
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>> happy new year to you. >> reporter: barack obama's last state of the union. his parting shot. at thihipoint he's playing for the history books. >> we live in a time of extraordinary change. change that's reshaping the way we live and the way we work, our planet, our place in the world. >> reporter: that word, "change," which served as the mantra for candidate barack obama's election all those years ago, took on a different meaning, shaded by seven years of compromises, disappointments, and unintended consequences. the office and its responsibilities have changed the man visibly, as it always does. there was one big ticket agenda item in the traditional sense. a vow to cure cancer. even nominating a new cancer czar. >> and because he's gone to the mat for all of us on so many issues over the past 40 years,
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mission control. >> reporter:r:ut other obama agenda items were notably absent. one week after he was s tears on the issue of gun violence -- >> every time i think about those kids it gets me mad. >> reporter: -- obama sent a silent message. an empty chair in the first lady's box for the victims of gun violence. the president also highlighted the plight of refugees, especially the millions fleeing isis and the civil war in syria, insisting america is not embroiled in world war 3. >> that is the story isil wants to tell. that's the kind of propagagaa they use to recruit. >> reporter: obama insisted america -- >> let me tell you something. >> reporter: -- is not in retreat. >> the united states of america is the most powerful nation on earth. period. god bless the united states of america. >> reporter: president obama himself will spend the next year fighting for his bucket list. the rest of us will now be focused in earnest on where we go next. david wright, abc news, new york.
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obama's state of the union address, you may have seen hillary clinton's new campaign ad. the ad titled "i'm with him" highlights clinton's commitment to standing with president obama and fighting the gun lobby. the ads will go full speed ahead today in iowa and new hampshire. and it couldn't come soon enough. a new abc news/"washington post" poll finds her sliding even further behind bernie sanders in iowa, by five full percentage points. on the gop side texas senator ted cruz was in new hampshire yesterday facing protesters who managed to get all the way on stage. he also faced criticism from donald trump, circulating an op-ed from a top harvard law professor saying there are real questions about whether cruz is a natural-born citizen. ted cruz is in a dead heat with trump in iowa but lags far behind him in new hampshire. we want to show you some new video this morning from immigration and customs enforcement agents. 77 people living here illegally 're told were returned to their home countries of mexico, hondurasasand guatemala. the immigration sweeps took
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the flights left from san antonio, texas. on the anniversary of a movie theater shooting there's a new lawsuit. two years ago a retired tampa, florida police captain allegedly shot and killed another theatergoer in an argument over the use of a cell phone. that case is still pending but now the victim's widow is suing the movie theater and an employee. she claims they didn't enforce the company's prohibition on weapons. to texas now and the affluenza mom is back home after being released from jail. tonya couch is wearing an electronic monitoring bracelet while she's out on bail. abc's lauren lister with more. >> reporter: the so-called affluenza mom, tonya couch, leaving jail. >> how are you feeling right now? >> reporter: saying nothing to reporters. posting bond after this texas judge reduced it from $1 million to $75,000. >> we're talking about a third degree felony here. we're not talking about a capital murder. i'i' got to make my decisions
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>> reporter: the judge pointed out tonya couch is accused of a non-violent crime, hindering the apprehension of a fugitive, her 18-year-old son ethan. the mother-son pair disappearing last month after this video was ednline, appearing to show ethan at a party where others were seen playing beer pong. he's been accused of violating his probation for killing four people in n is 2013 drunk driving crash. his s torneys arguing the teen suffered from affluenza, that he was too spoiled to know right from wrong. the mother's arrest warrant says the duo drove to mexico after tonya took $30,000 out of her bank account. couch's older son, ethan's half brother, telling the judge authorities have frozen his mother's bank accounts and she has no access to other assets. >> your testimony under oath is that there is nothing? >> there's literally nothing. >> reporter: as for ethan couch, he's still in mexico fighting extradition to the u.s. there will be a hearing in texas next week to decide if his case will be moved from juvenile to adult court. reena and kendis? >> our thanks to lauren in los
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track and field's international governing body reportedly knew about widespread russian doping but did nothing about it. documents obtained by the associated press indicate the international association was so concerned it feared some athletes might actually die. yet for six years the iaaf did nothing ababt the use of drugs and transfusions and only pretended to be shocked whenenhe scandal broke last year. at least one nfl team is moving this summer. the league's owners have given the st. louis rams permission to return to l.a., which the team left in 1994. the san diego chargers can join the rams. if not, the oakland raiders might get a shot at southern california. otherwise, the raiders are staying put. the rams will start playing in l.a. this summer. but the team's new stadium won't be ready for three years. >> looks pretty nice, though. college-bound students in one cocorado town are getting extra scholarship money thanks to the pot indususy. yeah. back in november voters in pueblo approved a law which
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half of those taxes are being set aside for college scholarships. it's estimated that about 400 students will each get $1,000. >> never heard of that. >> it's an interesting concept. i don't know how they'll celebrate that extra scholarship money. a village in central new york state is sticking with their controversial village seal. and take a look at this seal. it dates back to 1883, and it shows a white settler with his hands apparently choking a native american man. town members have voted to keep it there 157-55. >> the whitesboro folks don't see it as racist. the settler is hugh white, who was actually adopted by the oneida tribe, and it apparently shows a friendly wrestling match, not an attack, but that isist stopping the controversy over what it appears. >> so this was a friendldlmatch. >> that was apparently a friendly match. >> i think there was someone who
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worse. it could have been the hamilton-burr. you know, the final moments for alexander hamilton. >> oh, yes. that well-known final moment. >> yeah. didn't end up that way. >> coming up, the water crisis so severe the national guard now getting involved. also ahead, more from the state of the union and how the obamas have evolved during this presidency. a look back and ahead. and later, a 1,500-pound bear getting very friendly with his keeper. no, it's not "the revenant." we're going to tell you why. but first today's forecast map. a warm 40 degrees in great falls, where they say happy birthday, ginger zee. >> oh. today's her birthday. >> yes. >> happy birthday, mama. >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by lysol wipes. human coronavirus... hepati- >>c viruru there are a lot of different kinds of yucky germs.
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the mess looking for victims. the collapse spanned seven aisles, or about a third of the store. an employee of the store next thunder but just went on for far too long. >> hopefulwas seriously hurt in all of that. and no one was also seriously this boulder fell on a highway in san jacinto mountains. this is west of l.a. but they were inconvenieieed for sure because a major highway through the area closed until this boulder was removed. the only detour is through steep and winding roads that are icy. turning a ten-minute commute >> incredible. >> yeah. well, a crisis over drinking water has prompted the governor of michigan to activate the national guard and even request support from fema. >> that move happening overnight. the city of flflt water supply contaminated with lead. abc's alex perez is there with the latest. >> reporter: emergency deliveries in parts of flint, michigan.
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door dropping off bottled water and water filters. a temporary remedy to the ongoing crisis here that has exposed this city of about 100,000 to water contaminated by lead. a health hazard. mom sonia austin worried for her son and furious. this is not right. it's'sot right. i i sh they never would d ve even switched our water from the get-go. >> reporter: this all starting in 2014 when the cash-strapped city of flint stopped paying for water from lake huron and began to process water from the nearby flint river to save some $19 million. immediately, residents began to complain of bad-tasting, foul-smelling water. tests later revealing toxic levels of lead in the system. but it wasn't until more than a year later that authorities declared the drinking water unsafe. the city has switched back to lake huron water, but the river water damaged the pipe system and lead levels are still not safe. alex perez, abc news, flint, michigan.
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soon. but it is a serious crisis. >> very serious. we hope they figure that one out. >> 100,000 people. ouch. still ahead on this edition of "this happened" you won't want to miss. >> but first, state of the president. eight years later and many things have changed. perhaps he's gotten a bit grayer. actualal a lot. some things haven't changed,
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here. >> reporter: and right now you're on a roll. people -- obamania they call it. the rock star. >> yeah. you know, this is -- >> you get a big cheer when you get up there. >> this has been an interesting ride. 2 1/2 years ago nobody knew my name. >> reporter: then came 2008. a longshot first term senator challenging the clinton machine. the campaign became a mass movement. >> yes, we can! >> reporter: a wave of hope. what's the one thing in your life you that think prepares you best for that moment? >> in difficult or stressful moments i don't get rattled. >> reporter: and obama himself turned out to be a highly polarizing president. polls show he's never become either hugely popular like ronald reagan and bill clinton or hugely unpopular like jimmy carter or george w. bush. his favorability hovers under 50%. his presidency a time of turmoil and division and bitter, angry
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the opposite of what he promised and hoped when he burst onto the scene with a speech that ignited the 2004 democratic c nvention. >> we are one people, all of us pledging allegiance to the stars and stripes, all of ususefending the united states of ameri >> reporter: america has come to know this couple, this historic first family, and watched as their girls grew up and watched as their dad grew gray. >> thank you. god bless you. god bless the united states of america. >> reporter: for "nightline" i'm terry moran. >> it's one thing a president never gets away with, is those videos we do in the media of how they've aged and grayed. >> showing how they've grayed over the years. and he certainly has. and the first lady seems just to have just gotten younger and looked more stunning. she was in this beautiful yellow dress last night. >> yes, she was. >> listening. >> but you know, on the substance of this he really hit home hard, that the economy is the strongest that it's been in two years. great deal of job growth. but our latest abc news post
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oh, yeahah it is that time again. time for a roundup of special stories in our favorite "world news now" feature, "this happened." >> and we've got a bunch of animal-related things that happened including a pachyderm roadblock. take a look at this. it's a gopro footage of some folks riding along a road in a national park in thailand when yep, look at that. there's an elephant, pops out. yeah, not going to go that way. elephant stayed calm. stayed calm. simply checking out the abandoned motor bike. >> but that elephant will remember their faces. >> the point is to stay calm. >> yes. so bears have been getting a bad rap recently, especially after
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leo dicaprio in "the revenant." but check out this bear. an alaskan grizzly named jimbo who's playing with jim kovacik, who found jimbo as an injured cucu w jimbo's 22 years old, 1,500 pounds, ten feet tall, and loves a back rub. aw. and cuddling. jim is a retired corrections officer who runs an orphaned wildlife center in otisville, new york. they have 11 bears there on the property. raising them from an early age, which is why they are so friendly. >> this video makes me very uncomfortable. partly because of the manicure. but also because of the size. >> the size of that bear? >> yeah. the lack of a manicure and the size. >> yeah. >> well, how about some more bears? this one's a little more rough. but a lot smaller. here are a couple of pandas lounging on a lazy day in china. when one of the pandas can't just chill out. biting and trying to eat the other, you see. but pandas are not herbivores apparently.
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but they apparently chose not to, you know, make them essentially vegetarian, making them essentially vegetarian. >> this segment has had more bears than west hollywood. and finally, if you ever catch yourself staring at your reflection in the mirror, don't worry, it's perfectly natural. it's normal. for humans. and apparently cockatoos. this is harley either doing some sort of performance art or he's really impressed by what he sees. surprised by how good-looking of a cockatoo he is in the mirror. >> or maybe he just knows he has a good hair day. >> yeah. that is quite -- >> right? he's got a good hair day. you've got to rock it when you know you've got a good hair day. >> if don king was a cockatoo, you're looking at it right there. >> that's the news, folks, for this half hour. >> for more things that happened
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wnnfnns.com. this morning on "world news now" -- making history on capitol hill. >> president obama's final state of the union address. his accomplishments, his hopes for the this morning on "world news now" -- making history on capitol hill. >> pnt obama's final state of the union address. his accomplishments, his hopes for the future, and failures of the past. last night's message and new reaction overnight. we are live on capitol hill. military tension in iran. the ten american sailors detained after their boat ran into trouble. the breaking developments overnight from the persian gulf. moving to california. big news for football fans in los angeles as the st. louis rams are returning west. but ? and the challenges as yet another team may join them. and later, the state of the union audience, caught in the act of being themselves and not necessarily paying attention to the president's every word. that's in "the mix" on this wednesday january 13th. >> announcer: from abc news this
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and we do say good wednesday morning to you, everyone. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm reena ninan. well, he said it was going to be a shorter state of the union. >> yeah. >> it's almost an hour. that's not short imy book. >> well, it's short compared to bill clinton's one that would run two hours. but yeah, they did keep the applause lines down and he did keep the policy initiatives -- >> and some funny moments, kendis. i thought he had some funny lines and there were some funny unintended moments we're going to talk about later this half hour. >> it was an interesting night. kind of a sad night for many people to see the president go out. >> his eighth and final state of the union address. >> yeah. and that's where we're going to get started right now because in a lot of ways he sounded less legislative and with a to-do list and more shall we say like valedictory farewell. the president, he did outline an ambitious future for america but warned it cannot happen in our current culture of divisive politics. >> and abc's bazi kanani joins us from capitol hill. bazi, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, reena.
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the president did briefly lay out his legislative goals for the year ahead but his message was mostly focused not so much on lawmakers in the chamber but at voters in the audience at home. >> the president of the united states! >> reporter: making his way up the house chamber aisle for his last state of the union address, president obama called for more civility in politics. >> how can we make our politics reflect what's best in us and not what's worst? >> reporter: flanked by his vice president ananfor the first time by new house speaker paul ryan, president obama focused his message on the future, saying the country must figure out how to adjust to a changing economy, to tackle climate change and to fight terrorism. >> if this congress isious about winning this war and wants to send a message to our troops and the world, authorize the use of military force against isil. take a vote.
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challenged the president. >> the president's record has often fallen far short of his soaring words. >> reporter: gop response from south carolina governor nikki haley also included a swipe at donald trump. >> it can be tempting to follow the siren call of the angriest voices. we must resist that temptation. >> reporter: it was among the points of agreement. the president also referencing the heated rhetoric in the campaign for his successor. >> we need to reject any politics, any politics that targets people because of race or r rigion. this is not a matter of political correctness. >> reporter: the president joked that he wod keep his speech short because there were presidential candidates in the audience eager to get back to iowa. later today the president departs for his post-state of the union tour, including stops in nebraska and louisiana. reena, kendis? >> yeah, i thought that was a really funny moment when the president said that. you know, it is a big moment for people like governor nikki haley giving the respopoe.
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it. how did nikki haley do? she's been talked about as being a potential vp candidate. >> reporter: well, the reaction to her address depends on which side of the republican divide you ask. speaker ryan, other republican leaders are commending her for her performance. on the other hand, donald trump supporters and several republican pundits are not so happy about her speech. they didn't like that veiled dig at trump. ann coulter, for example, tweeted that trump should deport her. pretty harsh. >> all right. thank you. thank you, bazi kanani there on capitol hill. >> and stay with abc news as we get more reaction to last night's address. we'll bring you some of the lighter moments, as i mentioned, later this half hour. but we want to get to our other major story this morning. a confrontation between the u.s. and iran in the persian gulf. ten u.s. sailors and their two small boats were detained by iran when one of the boats became disabled and drifted into iranian waters.
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daylight, which is already here. the sailors were on a training mission traveling south from kuwait to bahrain when the incident took place. staying in that general region, we're getting some new details. that deadly isis bombing in turkey. eight german visitors were among the victims in an assault on istanbul's tourist district. it's the first time isis has targeted turkey's vital tourist industry. the state department condemned the attack and said the u.s. is committed to working with turkey against isis. well, the fbi investigating a major security lapse. a u.s. intelligence official is confirming that online personal accounts linked directly to the director of national intelligence james clapper have been hacked. this comes just months after reports someone was hacking cia director john brennan's personal e-mail. a teenage hacker claims responsibility for both the attacks. a conservative watchdog group has scored another victory over hillary clinton. the state department has yielded
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and they will review 29,000 pages of e-mails from top clinton adviser huma abedin. batches of those e-mails will be released every month until april of 2017. judicial watch is looking to see if abedin's e-mails include information that clinton might have withheld by using a private server. >> speaking of hillary clinton, she's fallen behind on the campaign trail as well. new hampshire has always been strong for bernie sanders but now a new poll showing he's pulling ahead in iowa as well. with less than three weeks before voters there meet to caucus. and it is crunch time for the republicans also. here's abc's lauren lyster. >> reporter: on the campaign trail hillary clinton with a reality check. >> we're getting into that period before the caucus that i i kind of call the let's get real periodod >> reporter: the presumed democratic front-runner is fighting to stay on top.
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bernie sanders has a slight lead in iowa for the first time. >> could be that the inevitable candidate for the democratic nomination may not be so inevitable today. >> reporter: another clinton making her way around new mpshire, home of theheirst primary.y. chelsea making her first solo campaign stop. >> senator sanders wants to dismantle obamacare, dismantle the chip program. >> reporter: also in the granite state, republican hopeful ted cruz facing off against protesters not once -- >> sir. who are you? >> reporter: but twice. >> hey, hey, this is not your stage. >> reporter: cruz lags far behind donald trump in new hampshire. they're in a dead heat in iowa, wherertrump campaigned. >> iowa. i love iowa. >> reporter: trump sending a warning to rivals on tevision too ahead of the next gop primetime debate thursday, saying if anyone attacks he'll hit back five times harder. reena and kendis. >> lauren, thank you so much. interstate 74 west of cincinnati is open again after a chain reaction pileup at the indiana-ohio line. it involved about 40 vehicles in
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highway. snow and blustery winds created blinding conditions. there were actually two pile-ups both in the westbound lanes. alalgether nine injuries were reported, , ne life-threatening. the storm system is bringigi snow and arctic cold tthe northeast. here's paul williams at accuweather. hey there, paul. >> thanks, reena, kendis. that same alberta clipper is now moving very steadily toward the northeast but still will drop a little of its magic so to speak throughout portions of maine specifically with the heaviest of snow hitting bangor and at the very least light accumulation throughout portland and reaching down toward the boston area. but that's not all. it's the chill in the air that's really going t tovertake the northeast and the ohio valley region. we're looking at the wind chill factor to hover in the teens and below zero most areas with that stiff wind coming across the great lakes. kendis? reena? >> our thanks to paul williams there at accuweather. this is big news. nfl football is coming back to los angeles.
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summer. and the san diego chargers, they may relocation as well. the oakland raiders, however, are staying in the bay area. they can only move to l.a. if the chargers do not. st. louis leaders say they are bitterly disappointed the nfl ignored the loyalty of fans there. >> relocation is a painful process. it's painful for the fans, for communities, for the teams, for the league in general. stability is something we've taken a great deal of pride in. >> okay. so the rams and chargers will each have to pay a hefty relocatiti fee to the nfl. a reported more than half a billion dollars. but it's not definite the chargers will move up there yet. it may depend on whether san diego builds a new stadium. the rams will open their new stadium in inglewood in 2019 where they're going to play until that point is still not decided.
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team? >> yeah. and you've been following this nonstop. of course with reena -- sports with reena. what's your analysis on why it's neficial for the rams to move there, you know, given the sort of offense and defense they have? >> well, you know, they were once in l.a. they're just coming home. >> they'reust returning. >> they're just coming home. that's my analysis. you thought you were going to get me on that. almost did. the powerball jackpot just keeps growing ahead of tonight's drawing. now it stands at $1.5 billion. and the crew here is upset that i didn't go in on the pool. i said don't go in the pool, buy yourself your own ticket. >> the pool is popular. you've got to do it. >> it's going to cause disruption on the floor, i think. if one persosowins and -- anyway. that's my take. >> by the way, that kind of cash has a large number of canadians crossing the border to buy tickets. there's good reason for that. for everyone to play. our friends at 538 blog saying they're really experts on stats, they're saying that 97% chance of at least one winner this time around. >> just one. >> 97% chance. and why it's beneficial for the canadians really quickly is they
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we do. >> oh. >> on winnings. >> all right.. so mayay i should go in with a canadian, is that what you're saying? not our crew? >> be a canadian. yes, exactly. coming up in "the mix," the vivid yellow dress the first lady wore to the state of the union address. how much it cost and can you buy one? >> look forward to hearing that. also healed, looking for bargains while shopping for groceries . the big business of delivering fresh food to your door. which service is best for you? and new deout el chapo's takedown and hideout in mexico and sean penn's "rolling stone" article. >> and don't forget, folks, find us on facebook, wnnfans.com. we love hearing from you. also on twitter @abcwnn. you're watching "world news now."wnnfans.com. we love hearing from you. also on twitter @abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." (ugh.) does your carpet ever feel rough and dirty? don't avoid it, resolve it. our formula with a special conditioning ingredient, softens your carpet with every use. it's resolve,
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camera with sean penn. in this video you see the marines burst in this hut. there's a twin bed, wi-fi, even his colorful silk shirts were there. but no el chapo. for three months the marines circled, tracking penn and soap opera star kate del castillo and their negotiations for this video. an el chapo testimonial published on "rolling stone's" website saying the drug war will never end. but for el chapo it did end with a baba. mexican marines firing, lobbing grenades. [ explosion ] this is where some of the most ferocious of the fighting took place. in the narco's bedroom. interesting assortment of things on the couch including bandages and some syringes right here and a little bit of marijuana. >> reporter: and on his bed. >> that is kate del castillo's show. >> reporter: it would take five more hours for the marines to catch him. >> this is the secret passagagay and doorway y at leads to the tunnel down there. >> he had to crawl undnd that to get over there.
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more spare accommodations in jail. his new prison mug shot showing his hair and mustache shaven off. city. well, coming up in our next munchies. researchers actually looking at the correlation between marijuana users and good health. >> oh, come on. what about the funions? >> i iluding weight loss, by the way. the surprising evidence ahead. but first, ordering your groceries online. the convenience can't be beat. for it? see which services do best in you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this. from our abc stations. >> announcer: "world news now"
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i sure hope the radio edit kicked in. >> this is awesome. yes. >> well, if you don't actually like going to the store to buy the things you need then you're living in the right age. >> yes. there are more options than ever, especially when it comes to ordering your groceries online. but we w wted to see how the prices actually stack up. abc's rebecca jarvis tries it out. >> reporter: it's breakfast time at my house, and the deliveries are coming in. >> thank you. >> reporter: to see how different online grocery services stack up we placed orders for the exact same breakfast items from four different companies at the exact same time. peapod, fresh direct, amazon fresh, the market leaders, and startup instacart. consumer savings expertt lisa lee freeman with me to break down our buys. >> you can really compare prices with these sites. >> you can very easily find out who's got the left deals. >> reporter: check it out. on this particular day we find four different prices for the
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amazon fresh, $3.54. peapod, $4.79. instacart, $5.49. and fresh direct, $5.99. a difference of more than $2 between the lowest and highest price. and for these paper towels, a difference of nearly $4 between the lowest and highest price. on our particular shopping day the prices on most of our choices at amazon fresh were generally the lowest and fresh direct's generally the highest. fresh direct told us, "our focus is on high-quality fresh food and solutions and we offer approximately 500 grocery deals per week." but with online grocery shopping you pay for more than just the cost of the items. >> with amazon you're going to pay a $299 annual membership fee. now, that includes your prime. but you've really got to think about whether you're going to use the service enough to make it worthwhile. >> reporter: while the other services don't require a member >> reporter: while the other services don't require a membership like amazon, they do charge delivery fees. lisa also points out with online services you may not be able to get the in-store sale price.
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this loaf of bread, but when we checked in the store the price was $2.99. instacart told us retailers may choose to offer someromotions only in store and other promotions only on instacart. >> it's going to be different for everyone's shopping list. >> reporter: freeman says to save money compare prices to your local grocery store and try a free trial of the se that's what we did with amazon fresh. rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. >> rebecca, you lost me at 299 membership fee. >> i'm wondering if you get a discount if you have amazon prime. but i mean -- >> 299? >> that's your biggest workout every day, isn't it, though, when you're lifting all your groceries? >> oh, yes. you know those canned tomatoes, they help with those biceps. >> that's looking like spam. >> spam? >> yeah. >> do you like spam? >> who doesn't like spam? >> you can come over for dinner. i'll cook you spam dinner. >> it's hawaiian gourmet cook. >> oh.
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okay. so the state of the union was last night. want to play a little game of caption contest. >> okay. >> some images was going on last night. nancy pelosi here. >> who knew she had an apple watch,h,uh? >> i think she's waiting for her order to come in. >> he was paul ryan's guest. >> little 4-year-old. he was very cute. this kid is tired of applauding. bernie sanders is, well -- >> taking out the chinese menu. >> yeah. >> takeout. >> and then there was this guy on his ipad who was playing words with friends, no doubt. you have some various people who e on their devices throughout the speechch it was a shorter speech.
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overtook her entire dress, was checking out her nails. saw a little side eye there. >> don't you think this could be the union is on too late at people in congress? it should be like at 5:00, an early bird special in florida. >> the state of the union is strong but it's boring is what they're saying. >> but you know someone who was not boriri and looked pretty stunning in my book, michelle obama. everybody wanted to know, who de that dress. we found out overnight it was narciso rodriguez. this is called a marigold dress. it is a yellow-orange wool crepe dress. and everybody -- i think she really captivated the twitter world. one comedian said that first lady michelle obama looked like a delicious piece of orange starburst. >> yeah, she does. and i know it's against the president's policy right now, but she brought the gugu out. >> oh. it took me a second there. a little bit slow on that one. you know, she wore narciso
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night. that was also the designer who did the dress that night too. but stunning. >> stunning dress indeed. young men are always trying to impress the ladies somehow, and this toddler here, he also was trying to impress the ladies. so he decided to get his swoll on there at the gym. you've got to find out why. take a listen. >> stronger so i can -- >> so you can what? >> show -- so i can be her best friend. so that she won't have to be rude to me all day. a lot stronger -- >> he's trying to be big and strong in order to be best friends with an older girl, brody is saying. brody lee smith. it's what we all try to do, brody. keep trying. see if it works. >> oh, brody, you are too cute. steph curry, he's got this warm-up routine. take a look. we said don't try it. here's a kid who ended up trying it. >> it's got to be the shoes. >> he has it.
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free throws. making news in america this morning, breaking right now, the american sailors pulled off u.s. navy boats and held by iran, questioned overnight. what the country is saying about their release. state of the union. president obama addressing congress and the nation. a wide array of topics, the past, the future, isis and a message for the man or woman who is in the white house after him. we're live in washington. relocating, an nfl team returning to los angeles and possibly one following. the fans reacting overnight. plus, ship accident. high winds and seas causing a huge ferry to smash into a pier. well, good wednesday morning. we begin with that breaking news from the persian gulf.
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iranian revolutionary guard. >> we're talking about the nine men and one woman were on a training mission in two small boats then one of the vessels became dabled and drifted into iranian waters. the revolutionary guard apprehended them. some tense hours followed. >> but this morning a top iranian navy official said their investigation had determined that the american ship had encountered mechanical trouble. the sailors are expected to be transferred to a u.s. ship sometime today. >> and more on that as we get it. in the meantime, there is also breaking news overnight in the crisis with north korea. the south has just fired shots at a north korean drone that crossed the border. tension has been high since last week when the north claimed it had tested a hydrogen bomb. president obama did not mention the u.s. sailors or north korea during last night's state of the union address, but he did vow that protecting the american people and going after
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number one. >> in his final address in the state of the union, he also warned that america cannot move forward until we fix our politics. abc's stephanie ramos has new reaction to the speech from washington, d.c. she joins us this morning. stephanie, good morning. >> reporter: kendis and reena, good morning to you. the past, future, isis and election 2016 dominated the state of the union address last night with president obama speaking more to viewers at home rather than the lawmakers before him. >> the president of the united states. [ cheers a a applause ] >> reporter: this was it. president obama's last state of the union address before congress and the nation. kicking off the speech acknowledging the 2016 election and tthe horse race in the early primary states. >> and for this final one, i'm going to try to make it a little shorter. [ cheers and applause ] i know some of you are antsy to get back to iowa. [ laughter ] >> reporter: presidential hopefuls marco rubio and bernie sanders sititng in the
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republican candidates by name, the president took them on. >> how can we make our politics reflect what's best in us and not what's worse? >> reporter: but also made a plea for unity. >> i hope we can work together this year on some bipartisan priorities like criminal justice reform. >> reporter: and highlighted past successes and the future. >> the future we want, all of us want, opportunity and security for our families, a rising standard of living, a sustainable, peaceful planet for our kids. all that is within our reach. >> reporter: but republicans challenged the president starting with the gop response from south carolina's governor nikki haley. >> the president's record has often fallen far short of his soaring words. >> reporter: haley even taking a swing at donald trump. >> it can be tempting to follow the siren call of the angriest voices. >> reporter: today, president obama will kick off his post-state of the union tour making stops in nebraska and
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kendis and reena, back to you. >> we also know that the president announced a new moon shot at keuriging cancer. what can you tell us about that? >> reporter: it's similar to when americans first stepped foot on the moon. president obama essentially saying if that was possible, it's possible to find a cure for cancer, so president obama says he's putting vice president joe biden in charge of carrying out the moon shot to cure cancer that b ben called for following his son's deatat biden has vowed to spend his next 15 months in office fighting for increased funding for research and development, and he says this is a personal issue after the loss of his son, beau, to brain cancer, which is why president obama says joe is now in charge of mission control. back to you. >> and the president did keep it short, roughly 58 minutes there, stephanie, thanks. well, most o othe presidential candidates were live tweetinduring president obama's fifil state of the union address. >> the reactions fell predictably along party lines. hillary clinton congratulated the president on expanding health care coverage vowing not
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the hands of republicans. >> jeb bush pointed out that middle class income has declined $2,000 under president obama. then donald trump simply said, the speech is really boring, slow, lethargic, very hard to watch. >> stay with abc news for the latest on his state of the union address. later in "the pulse," the first lady's gorgeous dress and john kerry's reaction when someone asked the secretary of state, who are you wearing. let's return to the campaign trail and hillary clinton facing some new trouble just as she releases a new campaign ad. a new abc news/"washington post" poll finds clinton is sliding even further behind bernie sanders and this is iowa by five percentage points. it comes as she release ss her new ad spotlighting her commitment with standing with president obamamand fighting the gun lobby. ose ads will go full s sam ahead today in iowa and new hampd nationally, as well, on cable. in the meantime, in the gop race, texas senator ted cruz
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hampshire who managed to get all the way on stage. he also came under fresh attack from donald trump who circulated an op-ed from a top harvard law professor saying, there are real questions about whether cruz is a natural born citizen. ted cruz is in a dead heat with trump in iowa but lags far behind in new hampshire. new developments following that deadly isis attack on a popular tourist area in turkey. reports say police have detained three russians connected with isis. the suspects were allegedly in contact with isis fighters in conflict zones and had provided logistical support to the group. yesterday's attack in istanbul killed ten. most of them were german tourists. back to this country and lake-effect snow in western new york has moved on but more is on the way. the city of buffalo only got a few inches but s sth of there as much as two feet of snow fell in some spots. all major highways were open again overnight. at least one fatality is reported. the result of a head-on
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truck and an ambulance. and as we mentioned, although the storm is moving into western new york, you can see there and pennsylvania, as well, by the time it's done, some of those areas could have as much a a four to five feet of snow. ththe's also another stoto, an alberta clipper, dropping heavy snow on maine. well, still ahead, major nfl news. at least one team heading back to los angeles. plus, breaking overnight, the national guard moving in as a lead tainted water emergency gets worse. and adrift, a huge ferry breaking free in high winds and smashing into a pier.hey, remember the game when i set the rookie passing record? i mean, you only mentioned what, 50 times... how about when i had three events in one night? well, i've been working on my new superhero move all day! we're non stop, we've gotta have our extra protein.
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take a look at this police dash cam video. the driver of that pickup facing a long list of charges aftft refusing to give up, he even starts driving the wrong way into oncoming traffic sparks flying from both the tire rim and the truck tailgate. finally a police officer ramming the truck even after that, it took three deputies to get him cuffed. some news out of st. louis, as well after 21-year wait and one of the most watched sagas in sports nfl football is coming back to los angeles this summer. the st. louis rams are the ones who are going to be left behind. the rams leaving after 21 years. they're moving back to l.a. and the san diego chargers may relocate, as well. the oakland raiders, however, are staying in the bay area. st. louis leaders say they're bitterly disappointed they ignored the loyalty of fans there. >> it was a dream come true. we've been waiting for this, wishing for this for 21 years since they've been gone. amazing.
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one city in the world, los angeles, are you crazy? thank you, god. yeah. >> l.a. fans are pretty modest. the rams will likely play at the l.a. coliseum until a new stadium is ready in 2019. that new stadium is being built in inglewood. it'll be the largest in the nfl. track and field's international governing body reportedly knew about widespread russian doping for years but did nothing about it and reports said the international association was so concerned it feared some athletes might actually die. yet for six years they did nothing about it. the use of drugs and transfusions in only pretended to be shocked when the actual scandal broke. oil prices have yet to bottom out. in asia overnight the price of crude oil fell below $30. and that's a 12-year low, by the way. the spiraling global market has analysts predicting prices could go even lower to 20 or even $10 a barrel.
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bp and others to cut thousands ofjobs. starbucks secret menu now includes three special valentine's drinks. an arizona created them, the valentine and love bean among them. he posted the recipes on reddit and you can actually order them at starbucks, here's the catch, you have to tell them what the recipe is. >> the other catch they're loaded with calories age sugar. >> we ignore that on the holidays. a rescue operatioioio a man stuckkn a sewer pipe. how did he get there? powerball mistake. a group of people erupting after they thought they won the
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we've got some new developments in the worsening water crisis plaguing flint, michigan. >> the governor activated the national guard to deliver water and filters starting in flint this morning. volunteers accompanied by state troopers and state deputies went door-to-door with bottled water. tap water became contaminated switched its drinking water supply in an effort to save live some stunning new video from inside the takedown of el chapo, the notorious drug lord. it shows the marines wearing body camera descending on his compound from helicopters. this is all in his mountain hideout. just a day after that meeting with actor sean penn, el chapo wasn't there, but for three months the marines circled, tracking penn and the mexican actress who helped arrange the meeting. finally last week, they got their man. fire crews in oakland, california, worked for hoursrs overnight to free a worker trapped in a sewer line.
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officials say there was not enough shoring around the opening when the plumber went down into the hole. the cave then buried him up to his chest. winds upwards of 60 miles an hour ripped this ferry right from its moorings in melbourne, australia, this morning. the 637-foot-long "spirit of tasmania" spun 90 degrees from its berth along the dock and smashed into the pier. the ship's boarding and deporting ramps are damaged, rendering it unable to load passengers and vehicles until further notice. nfl defensive tackle devon still is still celebrating the biggest victory ofis life. his daughter lea beat cancer. he shared the great thus on instagram and trit. >> lea was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma in 2014 and was given a 50/50 chance. she went through repeated rounds of chemo, radiation and other treatments of the her last one was monday night and yesterday lea was declared
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amazing news. we've been following her for quite some time. >> and smiled throughout the process. >> amazing young girl. well, time now for sports. the number one team in college basketball losing in a stunner. >> here's stan and neil at espn. >> good morning. welcome to our "sportscenter" set here back in los angeles now now. the national title game on monday and we're talking college basketball and nba. >> yeah, i'm almost lost my voice, but there's no way i'm not doing this. west virginia, 11 hosting one, kansas. bill self's squad lasted his last two trips to morgantown. the same thing would happen in this one. jaysean paige, jonathan holton, paige, 26 points, 5 steals, fans are, you know what, listen, oh, it feels like a good night to rush the court. let's go crazy. and crazy they would go, and who could blame them. west virginia knocking off number one kansas.
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>> if you're number 11, i'm not sure you're supposed to rush the court. >> exactly. >> you know what i mean? lebron james, cavaliers and mavericks. james unbeaten in seven straight games against them. look at james there. in overtime, mavericks have won their last nine overtime games but those weren't against lebron james and the cavaliers. >> lebron james. >> kicking it out to kyrie irving. irving spectacular since he cameme back. remember he had the knee last year, 27 points, 10 rebounds. 7 assists for james. he nearly around and got a triple-double. cavaliers win 110-107. that's all we got. back to you. >> thank you, gentlemen. up next in "the pulse," the talked about moments from the state of the union. michelle obama's dress and the tired child stealing all the hearts. and billionaire mark cuban giving some surprising advice for whoever wins tonight's powerball. i even accept i have a higher risk of stroke due to afib,asurprising advice for whoever win's tonight's powerball by mark cuban.nsurprising advice for
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powerball by mark cuban. time to check "the pulse" starting with memorable moments from the president's state of the union address. >> yeah, michelle obama stealing the spotlight in a yellow/orange dress by narciso rodriguez and it actually sold out on neiman-marcus' website before the speech was over. >> beautifif there. she's definitely our woman crush wednesday. definitely in that dress. >> i like that. john kerry also becoming the talk of twitter after someone asked him a fashion question. >> senator kerry, who are you wearing? [ laughter ] >> that was the best reaction. >> quite the confused look there from the secretary of state. >> the nation, of course, fell in love with this tired toddler. 4-year-old logan barnett curled upupn daddy's arms.
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paul ryan. >> he was worn out, but he was pretty psyched. i saw some photos that the speaker put out on instagram with him earlier. >> he shouldn't feel bad, probably i would say about 85% of the people there felt the same way. >> some were passed out. millions of americans are freaking out, of course, understandably about tonight's powerball jackpot, rrently at $1.5 billion. >> and who better to give us powerball jajapot winners some tips than billionaire shark mama cuban. first cuban said hire a tax attorney. second, don't take the lump sum and don't make investments. just put it in the bank and say no to your friends and family. you already know who they need and who needs what. >> yeah, and cuban also advises against spending too much on powerball tickets. $2 for entertainment, he says, is fine. if you have $10, he says, go see his team play. an extreme reversal of fortune for 42 workers at a new jersey restaurant. this one hurts. and their group powerball
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video from last saturday. it's wonderful, great moments here as a bartender reads off the winning numbers when it looks like one of their tickets was an exact match, the whole place erupts, hallelujah. several workers quit on the spot. >> yeah, the problem was he was reading wednesday's numbers. >> oh. >> wednesday's numbers. moments later when the powerball site was uploaded with the right number, the joy came to an end. those workers who quit thankfully did get their jobs back. >> that's got to burn. next to one e n who can't quit his big cuddly bear hug. >> okay, check out this bear. it's an alaskan kodiak named jimbo and playing of who raised him from an injured cub. >> jimbo is 22 years old, 1500 pounds, 10 feet tall and loves back rubs. jim runs the orphaned wildlife center in upstage new york. this is a little too close for comfort. >> i.d. say it's way too close
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our top stories this morning, ten u.s. sailors on two small boats are expected to be released from iranian custody later today. they were detained after one of their boats became disabled in the persian gulf. president obama vowed protecting americans from terrorists is priority number one in his final state of the union address last night. he also warned that america cannot move forward until we, quote, fix our politics. lake-effect snow in the northeast will dump up to another two feet of snow on top of the 30 inches that's already on the ground in some parts. areas of western new york could end up with a total of four to five feet. elsewhere, northern california, oregon and washington could see another 2 inches of rain with snow in the sierra and northern rockies. dry and chilly across the south. and as we watch the president's final state of the union address last night, you can't help but thinking there's a lot more gray in his hair now w than, say, seven, eight years ago.
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changed for barack obama and his family. abc's rry moran takes a look. >> the president of the united states. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: for the last time, barack obama heard that famous shouted announcement as he strode into the house chamber to give his state of the union address. it is startling now to think back. >> yes, i am a couple minutes late. >> reporter: i first met the then senator obama in cleveland back in 2006. and right now you're on a roll. people obamania they call, the rock star. you get a big cheer. >> this has been an ainteresting ride. >> reporter: then came 2008, a long shot, first term senator challenging the clinton machine. the campaign became a mass movement. >> all: yes, we can. >> reporter: a wave of hope. what's the one thing in your life that you think prepares you best for that moment? >> in difficult or stressful moments, i don't get rattled. >> reporter: and obama himself turned out to be a highly polarizing president.
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either hugely popular like ronald reagan and bi clinton or hugelu unpopular like jimmy carter or george w. bush. his favorability hovers under 50%. his presidency, a time of turmoil and division and bitter angry politics. the opposite of what he promised and hoped when he burst onto the scene with a speech that ignited e 2004 democratic convention. >> we are one people all of us pledging allegiance to the stars and stripes. all of us defending the united states of america. >> reporter: america has come to know this couple, this historic first family and watched as their girls grew up and watched as their dad grew gray. >> thank you. god bless you. god bless the united states of america. >> reporter: terry moran, abc news. >> how come terry moran hasn't grayed over several years? >> he hasn't. >> timeless. timeless gentleman that one. that's what's making news in america this morning. >> do stay with us for "good
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