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we'll seyou again tomorrow. this morning on "world news now," defiant donald trump. he's refusing to take the stage at tonight's gop debate. his dispute with fox news and how he's speaking out overnight. >> january twisters. the frightening storms flipping cars, ripping through property, tearing up a college campus. the survival stories and the threat today. and new this half hour, turning breast milk into art. >> jewelry created by a mom for other moms. finding beauty in a very unusual concept. would you buy it? and later, who is playing michael jackson in an upcoming movie? there's controversy over this role because the actor is not black. that's in "the skinny" on this thursday, january 2th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." we do say good morning to you, everybody. i'm kendis gibson. >> always good to start a
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>> michael jackson, absolutely. there's controversy. you know, about who they selected for this role. >> kind of interesting, yeah. >> one of the oscar controversies we've been talking about is there are no good roles for black actors. >> oh, kendis. >> and apparently, this is a good role for a black actor. >> interesting story though. we'll get to that in a bit. but another controversy surrounding tonight's gop debate on fox news. >> donald trump insisting he will not take part in tonight's debate, pushing senator ted cruz into center stage surrounded by the six other republicans. trump spoke out again last night. here's abc's david wright. in iowa, a high stakes game of chicken. donald trump insists he's ducking the last gop debate before the caucuses reasons he outlined to bill o'reilly. >> i was not treated well by fox. they came out with this is ridiculous pr statement. >> the donald apparently not
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>> in your christian faith, there is a very significant tenet, and that's of forgiveness. >> it's called an eye for an eye also, you can look at it that way. >> reporter: trump's camp officially announced they'll be hosting a benefit for veterans. over in ted cruz threw down the gauntlet offering to debate donald man know iman know. >> groups backing cruz are propsing $1.5 million for vets if he'll accept the challenge. trump tweeted back suggesting they'd do it in canada. cruz's birthplace. what it all comes down to is an unprecedented battle between the front running republican candidate. >> we love trump. >> reporter: and the front running republican news out let. >> there's a new campaign to try and take down donald trump. >> reporter: bottom line, trump doesn't like the moderator. >> i'm not a fan of megyn kelly. i think she's a third rate reporter. >> how the times have changed. >> do you think you're a better moderator than i am? >> no, i could never beat you.
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have you done a great job and i mean it. >> that's from a fox news interview four years ago when donald trump, then the host of the "celebrity apprentice." >> you're fired. >> reporter: was actually scheduled to moderate a republican presidential debate in iowa. but the candidates didn't like that idea. rand paul even put out a statement saying the selection of a reality television personality to host a presidential debate is beneath the office of the presidency and flies in the face of that office's history and dignity. now, megyn kelly told e.t. he's not convinced trump won't blink. >> i'll be surprised if he doesn't come. i know he says he doesn't want to but i'll really be surprised because i feel like the people of iowa are still persuadable. >> reporter: the art of the deal meets the ultimateeality show. i'm david wright in new york. >> on the democratic side, the race is tightening between bernie sanders and hillary clinton three days before the iowa caulks recent the latest poll puts him four points ahead
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which candidate will president obama back on the campaign trail, clinton has been playing the obama ca but off the trail, sanders met privately with the man he's hoping to replace. >> the president and i discussed this morning a number of issues, foreign policy issues, domestic issues, occasionally a little bit of politics. >> the meeting comes just after the president seemed to tilt towards hillary clinton in an interview with politico but sanders dismissed suggestions president obama was leaning towards his former secretary of state. >> what should have been a routine traffic stop along a busy tlant area highway turned deadly. a georgia state trooper tried stopping a speeding pickup truck but the driver took off triggering a ten mile chase. when the truck stopped, the driver stepped out and fired a handgun. troopers fired back. the driver later died in surgery. one officer was injured but is expected to recover.
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officer who died in a staged suicide has been indicted by a grand jury. melody gliniewicz faces charges for helping her late husband siphon thousands of dollars from a charity. investigators say they used the money for a trip to hawaii and to dine at restaurants. her lawyer says she was a victim of her husband's secret acs. >> a candlelight vigil held in oregon for the militia member shot. amman bundy along with six others had been denied bond after an appearance in federal court. he issued a statement urging the remaining members still at the wildlife refuge to go home. at least three more arrests were made overnight. more are expected in connection with that high profile prison escape in southern california. five people have been taken into custody so far. it's been near a week since the three disappeared from a maximum security jail. the jail revised headcount
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long to discover they were missing. public health investigators say about 00 children have elevated levels ofs of lead in their blood from flint, michigan. the lead levels in the city's water supply have been trending better but it's still too soon to give the go-ahead for residents to resume drinking unfiltered water. much of south florida will be cleaning up today after tornados tore through the area. the impact was so intense, authorities are saying it's a miracle that no one died. abc's phillip mena is on the scone. >> reporter: tornado warnings just after 9:00 a.m. >> why don't we get under the bridge, kyle? >> reporter: kyle mcafee and his father in their truck, caught in the middle of it. >> we're in the tornado. >> reporter: nowhere to go. taking refuge under this overpass. winds up to 100 miles an hour, tearing through the college campus nearby. >> there was, like, a tidal wave of clouds and water. >> reporter: this was the scene when it was over. a car dropped on top of another.
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roofs shredded off buildings nearby. trees downed. >> i seen that tree just snap like it was a toothpick. i'm still shaken up, i mean, i didn't even know which way to go. >> reporter: back on that highway, this car lifted right up from the southbound lane, landing northbound. the driver still inside. >> that was the one minor injury that we had. so, we're very fortunate. >> reporter: and you can see what the storm did to this gated community. trees ripped out of the ground, the roof blown off and families here are bracing for more. >> watch out for storm warnings again today from fort myers to west palm beach with up to three inches of rain. dangerous winds and downpours notice pacific northwest. snow around the great lakes, milder in the northeast. >> 70s in los angeles and miami. 50s in atlanta. denver and seattle. 40s in kansas city and boston. 30s in chicago and minneapolis. >> to texas, an artist with an
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>> she has figured out a way to make jewelry out of her own breast milk. it turns out if you add preservatives and let it sit for a week in the refrigerator the milk turns into a solid that can be shaped and molded. she's not stopping at breast milk. she's also using placenta. >> is that legal? >> why would she do such a thing? >> i don't know. >> i really wanted a special way to commemorate that bond between mother and child and i just wanted a wearable piece of art and i created breast milk jewelry. >> okay. well, for the hundreds of women who purchased her creations, it's been therapeutic. some are dealing with postpartum depression and say the creations have been life giving. > that's good if it's helping other women, that's great. i got it tell you, i get jealous when is i see this. >> why? >> becausely difficulty breastfeeding and to see she had so much she could turn itnto jewelry makes me a little upset.
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breastfeeding process. >> the struggle is real. >> the struggle is real. >> i tried to do it for years. >> you thought the necklace was interesting. >> tried it for years. all right. >> coming up, i mean it's tough i guess. i don't know. just the placenta, as well though? >> no. >> that's where we draw the line. >> probably is. >> coming up in "the skinny," controversy as a white actor is chosen to play michael jackson in a movie. >> that was really uncomfortable breast mill. >> turning all that junk and old clothing in your closet into treasure. could you be hanging on to $1,000. >> the treatment that saved pamela anderson's life. why is this medicine not available to so many others who need it? you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by mucinex. seriously? where do you think you're going? to work, with you. it's taco tuesday. you're not coming. i took mucinex to help get rid of my mucusy congestion. oh, right then i'll swing by in like 4 hours. forget the tacos!
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epidemic and say the influenza virus has spread across the country from eastern europe. hospitals are treating patients with high fevers in moscow. as many as 70 deaths are reported. public health investigators say most cases are h1n1 bird flu. we have new details about the drug that may are saved pamela anderson's life. >> she made headlines by revealing she's now free of hepatitis c after more than i an decade. we're learning more about the treatment that cured her. jim avila with her story. >> reporter: for pamela anderson who saved lives on tv, it seemed like a real death sentence. >> they told me that i would die in ten years. >> diagnosed with hepatitis c. >> i just think looking back
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reckless than i would have been. i think it's always kind of hanging over your head. >> but then three months ago, the incurable suddenly cured in a 12-week medical miracle. >> 12 weeks and gone, yes. >> anderson had taken the new drug sovaldi and is back promoting vegan shoes and a new cooking show. she had good health insurance covering the near six-figure price tag. not everyone is so lucky which is why i'm staking out this man. >> i'm fred upton. >> congressman from michigan who over the last five years has blocked every bill proposed in congress to change the law that prevents medicare from negotiating the price of prescription drugs. >> the government isn't getting the best prices for their drugs because the government can't negotiate. >> we'll talk later. >> we've been frying to talk to you for two months. >> he says $300,000 in donations he received from drug companies
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and he's working on a bill of his own top fix the proble >> look to the right. >> for now, only the wealthy and well insured often have access to expensive miracle cures. >> i was really fortunate. >> jim avila, abc news, detroit. do you know having medicare negotiate drug prices is something donald trump greece, hillary clinton agrees, bernie sanders agree but they say drug companies would never allow that. >> it's fascinating know it's brought them all together. c. >> the controversial casting choice 0 play michael jackson. >> plus kanye west's twitter war takes a strange turn. we'll explain in "the skinny." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. there are 16 million children struggling with hunger in america. that's 1 in 5 daughters, sons, neighbors, and classmates who don't know where their next meal is coming from.
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well, "the skinny" will sound like sports a little bit because we're going to talk about the qb controversy looming over the upcoming super bowl.
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investigation for performance enhancing drugs. >> the nfl says it is constructing a comprehensive review of allegation naz manninging had human growth hormone delivered to his house. those allegations arose after a pharmacy intern spoke to al jazeera and their reporters there claiming manning's wife had shipments of hgh sent from an anti-aging clinic. >> the intern has since recanted his story. the nfl investigation not expected to be complete before super bowl 50. >> okay, so let's get to the other quarterback that is playing in the super bowl. the panthers cam newton addressing the criticism that he's faced throughout his career playing a position commonly played by white folks in a league where more than two-thirds of the players are black. >> and newton aware of the criticism he's faced early in his career for his behavior yesterday an addressed his detractors. >> i'm an african-american quarterback that may scare a lot
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seen nothing that they can compare me to. >> doug williams? panthers head coach ron river a defended his quarterback saying i don't think he wants to be known as an african-american quarterback. he wants to be known as a quarterback and a great one at that. >> the all right. and spiking of race, it's been an interesting casting choice to play michael jackson. despite all the uproar over the racially skewed oscar nominees the british television channel has reportedly cast joseph fiennes to play the late king of pop. >> and in case you're wondering, joseph is white even though jackson was black at one point. however his appearance dollars famously change quite a bit over the latter half of his life which is when the movie made for tv movie takes place. it's about the fabled road trip that jackson took with elizabeth taylor and marlon brando in 2001. the trio attempting to drive home from new york to l.a. after 9/11. what do you think of it?
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i wonder if marlon brando will be played by a black guy. >> maybe reuben studdard. >> no. >> but clearly, i mean, you know, joseph fiennes has a bigger nose than michael jackson. so i don't know about the casting choice. >> it's interesting. a lot of controversy over that choice. next up, kanye west and his presence on twitter as he gets ready to release his new album. >> yesterday we told you about his change of heart when it comes to the title of his album opting for "waves" over "swish" and posting the scribblings of his family members and other collaborators. apparently another rapper is not a fan of the name change. >> wiz khalifa took to social media citing other artist who's used the term. you might imagine kanye did not take kindly to the criticism. >> he hit back with a flurry of tweets that have since been deleted.
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smack talk. then he got kind of weird saying i went to look at your twitter and you were wearing cool pants. and then maybe i couldn't be skinny and tau but i'll settle for being the greatest artist of all time as a consolation. >> right. >> it went back and forth for a little while. >> kept you up. >> kept watching it. by the way, miguel has a new song that came out yesterday that is also called "waves." kanye doesn't own it. >> tyra banks is a new mom. she announced she and her boyfriend eric welcomed a baby boy through surrogacy thanking the angel of a woman who carried their miracle baby boy for them. >> his name is york banks, congrats to tyra and family. they are all smizing this morning.
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>> trapped in the closet by who? oh, r. kelly. all right. we knew that one. finally this half hour, may have treasure trapped in your closet. >> got it? >> packed with unwanted clothing and old gadgets. >> you could have stashed away $1,000 in valuables an selling it all could be easier than you think. here's abc's rebecca jarvis. >> throwing away money might have worked for leo's character in the wolf of wall street. for the rest of us, making a few enticing. enter learnvest founder alex va von tobel. first up turn your old clothes
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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." gop front-runner donald trump digging in his heels refusing to take part in tonight's republican debate on fox news over his on going feud with this young lady, fox news anchor megyn kelly who he says is unfair. we're going to get some more details ahead. >> nasa observing a day of remembrance at arlington national cemetery on the anniversary of the space shutshal challenger disaster and the "apollo 1" fire that killed three on the launch pad. >> investigators are are still looking for what caused passengers and crew aboard a flight to get so sick the pilot had to make an emergency landing. they found no evidence of hazardous substances anywhere on that plane. >> and the new york attorney general's office has found the widespread practice of ticket fixing is keeping the average fan from being able to get their
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concerts, sports and popular events without a significant markup. those are some of our top stories on this thursday, january 28th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> so we're going to start this half hour with let's call it a high stakes game of chicken taking place in iowa. >> that's a good way of putting it. gop front-runner donald trump insists his ducking the last debate before the caucuses is because of his on going feud with moderator fox news anchor megyn kelly who he an cues of being biased and unfair. he took his fight with fox news up with bill o'reilly last night. >> in your christian faith, there is a very significant tennant of forgiveness. i think you should had the bigger man. don't you think that's the right thing to do? >> it probably is, but you no he it's called an eye for an eye also i guess. >> right in the instead of a
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veterans. trump is still enjoy agi wide lead ahead of his two closest challengers ted cruz and marco rubio. >> on the democratic side is, the race is tightening between sanders and clinton. the latest poll of iowa voters has him just four points ahead of clinton and martin o'malley is barely in the single digits. jonathan karl with the latest. >> reporter: a rare break from the campaign trail for bernie sanders. for a meeting with the guy he wants to replace. the meeting comes after president obama seemed to tilt to hillary clinton in an interview with politico. >> she can governor and she can start here day one more experienced than any nonvice president has ever been who aspires to this office. >> reporter: clinton took that as an endorsement, but sanders dismissed suggestions he's leaning toward his former secretary of state. >> i think he and the vice president ha tried to be fair and even-handed in the process.
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tightens, clinton is playing the obama card. >> i don't think president obama gets the credit he deserves. >> reporter: mrs. clinton took time to sign an excuse letter for this high school student. >> i will sign it. that is so cute. >> reporter: but even here, there is home run signs of bernie sanders rise. this woman, a hillary supporter says she may jump ship. >> what's the chance you change your mind monday night? it could happen? be. >> 51 to 49. >> reporter: and hillary clinton says she wants to have another democratic debate next week before the new hampshire primary. it's a sign she's really concerned about bernie sanders' rice. the sanders campaign says they are considering having another debate next week but that all along they've said they want more debates. jonathan karl, abc news, des moines. >> president obama has marked holocaust remembrance day by
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lives to protect jews. the first sitting president to speak at the israel embassy. he says anti-semitism is on the rise. >> police in austria are investigating the death of a woman from colorado who has been working as an au pair in vienna. the body of 25-year-old lauren mann was found in her apartment in a pool of blood. no weapons were found at the scene but they're reportedly investigating her diego as a possible homicide and deepening the mystery, reports say her body was found in total darkness because all the lights in her apartment had burned out. prosecutors allege a newly released court documents that bomber show odd the opposite of remorse. at his sentencing hearing he said he was sorry for the lives he took. he has been given the death penalty. >> the militia killed by authorities was rathered last
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lavoy finicum was a spokesman for group and late word coming from oregon that three more people have been arrested in connection with the armed group. abc's neal karlinksky is there. >> reporter: the traffic stop that ended with eight oregon militants in custody and one shot dead is being seen as a rallying cry. >> i'm disgusted. i'm heartbroken. that was a wonderful man. >> reporter: lavoy finicum was one of the group's most vocal leaders, at once, armed and easygoing. relatives claim he was murdered in cold blood with his hands in the air. his picture spreading online as a hero in the patriot movement. police will say little about the traffic stop in which occupation leaders can been seen handcuffed on the ground. at some point, one militia member was wounded and finicum was shot and killed. at least one alleged witness saying finicum charged at police. >> there doesn't have to be bloodshed in our community. >> reporter: rather than ending the occupation, the remaining
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have dug in. but with their leader asking them to back down, will they? >> they told us that we could safely leave. well, the group that was leaving has a dead man in it, so it depends on what you believe. >> reporter: the eight arrested face serious federal charges but the bigger question is whether still more force will be used to end this occupation once and for all. neal karlinksky, abc news, burns, oregon. well, the missouri police department agreed to an overhaul following an officer's fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager. the plan calls for extensive training, improved procedures for the use of force and recruiting more minority personnel. if approved the deal will avert a federal civil rights lawsuit. >> one upside emerged after wal-mart's announcement it's closing more than 100 stores. prices at those stores, there are falling prices cut by 75%.
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furious saying the retail giant forced homegrown businesses outs and now wal-mart is leaving, as well. here's abc's steve osunsami. >> reporter: in the tiny coastal town of oriental, north carolina, they feel cheated by walmart. >> they don't care about rural america. >> the town depended on us. >> reporter: renee ireland smith took us to what's left of her family's grocery store that was forced to close in october after 45 years, because it couldn't compete with walmart's everyday low prices. she learned just two weeks ago that the walmart here is closing, too. >> we were fine as a town before they got here. but now we're broken. >> reporter: her anger is shared across america. 269 stores are closing for business reasons. more than 100 of them in our nation's smallest communities. that now have no nearby grocery stores or pharmacies. in fairfield, alabama, city leaders wonder how they'll pay the bills. the walmart was 35% of the tax base. >> walmart puts a stronghold on any city when they come into
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to drive that little boy out of business all the time. >> reporter: the retailer says wal-mart will continue to invest in its future with plans to open more than 300 stores worldwide over the coming year. but only half of those stores will be here in the u.s. steve osunsami, abc news, north carolina. >> i had no idea about the smaller counties. >> we were fine before they got here. words to live by. but that is sad. i can understand why many communities feel cheated by that. >> absolutely. a 99-year-old woman she had a scare over an exotic animal. where else but -- >> it's my home state florida. they always make fun of me about this. have you heard of a kinkajou? apparently neither did she till she woke up with one on her chest. she thought at first it was a cat. when had he got a good look, she freaked out. then it freaked out and it ran into her attic.
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daughter and friend who were able to lure it out. it turned out to be someone's pet and they were reunited at a miami veterinarian's office. no thank you. >> i can say that kink ca choos are not homegrown in florida. panthers yes, manatee yes, kinkachous no. >> rain forest in brazill. >> i'm curious how they got it there to begin with. >> weird. coming up the cost of staying fit and working out in a gym is skyrocketing. is it worthwhile as an expense? >> also ahead, the baby clits daleorse making a super bowl debut. the beer commercial already getting attention. and caught on camera, the meltdown involving a south florida doctor and her uber driver. that doctor is speaking out explaining her actions. there's a warmup going on in great falls, montana where there are four people sitting in a car
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>> a rescue off the coast of spain. 22 sailors were on board this cargo ship which we gan sinking in rough seas. a spanish helicopter was able to pull the men to safety from the deck off their ship. they were flown to a hospital where they recovered. >> customs officers have broken up a major counter fit ring pushing substandard hochber boards. in one week they seizes more than 42,000 boxes enough to fill chicago warehouses valued at about $6 million. they say these fake hoverboards pose even more safety problems than the real ones which are prone to exploding. >> a woman caught on camera. assaulting an uber driver. driver. she made a lot of waves when the world to see. >> the woman, a doctor is
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exclusively to abc news. we're up "up all nightline" with juju changing. > let him go. >> call 911. >> it's the drunken meltdown seen around the world millions of times over. >> serious lis? >> get some help. >> this is dr. anjali ramkissoon ramkissoon, a four-year resident from florida in the midst of what she says is an intoxicated temper tantrum. it's the latest humiliating moment gone viral. >> >> i'm a five-foot girl that weighs 100 pounds. i'm getting really like belligerent right now. >> turning her into the internet's latest villain. >> i would not wish this on my worst enemy. i've received death threats. i received messages people telling me you should kill yourself. you don't deserve to live. multiple messages saying you should have been raped that
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>> in the car! >> she sat down exclusively with abc news and admits she was having a bad night. >> when you watch the video, what goes through your mind? >> that person in that video is not me. i'm embarrassed. i'm so ashamed. >> there's a big difference between an excuse and an explanation. >> yeah. >> but what explains what happened? >> i was very upset. my father was actually placed in the hospital. i had just recently broken up with a boyfriend. >> literally that evening. > minutes prior to and that's why i decided to leave my car there. i had taken a couple drinks and trying to catch an uber to get home. >> the driver igor speaking to local station wtvj. >> she was erratic like screaming, cursing. he waits for police to arrive. >> good night. >> that's when anjali says she
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>> i apologized na night to him after we settled and i paid him for the damages. he accepted my apology. i was grateful he didn't press charges. >> a lot of people are saying because he didn't press charges, you're getting away with it. >> i don't believe i got away with it. >> once the video started exploding on the internet, the judge called her an arrogant drunk little brat that should be charged with assault and should not be practicing medicine. her employer jackson health system put her on leave pending an investigation. ramkissoon isn't the first person caught behaving badly with uber drivers. when benjamin golden was too drunk to give proper directions, his driver asked him to get out. >> get out of my car or i will call the police. >> that's when golden responded with this. >> the physical assault landed him in jail. his lawyer said it was an isolated incident and he went on a televised apology tour.
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>> reporter: but he still lost his job. golden is now countersuing the driver for $5 million saying the driver recorded him illegally. ramkissoon says she's taking the larger lesson to heart. >> will you keep drinking? >> no, after seeing that, just the thought of alcohol gives me ptsd at this point. i don't even want to look at it, don't want to touch it, no. >> reporter: a sobering thought for all of us. juju chang, abc news, new york. i love that she's owning up to it. my good friend went through a similar thing last year when she yelled at a tro truck operator. >> from espn. >> from espn. we worked together years ago. where she got a lot of threats as a result of it, a lot of people calling her a brat. some of it wasn't deserved. >> these twos different uber attacks, the one with the former taco bell executive and this doctor, two very different responses, one person is suing
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up on "good morning america," "nightline" and apologized. >> let's point out he apologized, as well and then lawyers got involved and he decided to sue. let's give her a week and see how it plays out into it didn't seem like she's going to go down that route. >> coming up, the newest star of the super bowl. >> meet mac, the baby clydesdale who is sure to steal the show with the commercials. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now"
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abc stations.% 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 right in your community. visit feedingamerica.org to support feeding america and your local food bank.
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a stray dog on the fringes of the clydesdales' warm springs ranch makes new friends, who, in his moment of need, scare off the neighborhood bullies. what's in store for the foal? the tweet from budweiser simply says, "meet mac!" what mac has to do with beer or football? that's another question. david wright, abc news, new york. >> and none of it has to do anything with football or beer. >> but it's fun for those of us who aren't into -- certain people who aren't into football unlike me. >> watching the super bowl without that. >> this might be a good point to remind people of sports with reena. a special edition. >> a full break down of the ten-minute halftime show. >> a breakdown of the best commercials and the national anthem which i'm looking forward to. i really believe the anthem sets the tone. >> because it's the first thing into it is the first thing. >> all right. coming up, breaking the bank to break a sweat. it's not always as easy for me as it is for him... it's easy for me cause look at her.
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well, the month is coming to a close which means those new year's's fitness resolutions are hopefully still sticking. > yeah, and if fitness is a priority in your life, you might find yourself spending good hard earned cash. for some it's a lot of money but the results, price. >> reporter: spinning, agcrow yoga abso much more. fitness enthusiasts spend agaverage of $828 a year in 2014, a jump of $108 from 2012. but is it really worth going broke to get buff? 3-year-old emily voorhees couldn't imagine her life
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spending $250 a month at her favorite studio the bar meth thod. >> the energy it brings to me makes me step out into the world with a little bit of spring in my step. >> even if it puts a whole in your wall will the. >> it's an investment in myself. >> reporter: while she is temporarily unemployed she puts exercise on the top of her priority list. >> i immediately canceled my cable. i don't go out to eat as much. those things add up. i can shower there. it's aonderful community. >> you're saving on water. >> i'm saving on water and shampoo. >> reporter: and then there's jeremy lindy who has a gym membership and loves to frequent barry's boot camp paying almost $500 a month to get in shape. >> when i spend my money on fitness it helps meet with my goal, makes me feel better. >> jeremy says that the feeling he gets after a good workout is priceless. happier now than ever. >> being overweight, i was quiet.
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shell. >> so why are so many people dropping the cash and lifting the weights? >> i think if they get great results and they have a good experience and have a sense of community, they will pay for it. >> reporter: while their savings may be weak, their muscles are stronger than ever. >> i don't know about that. >> but you enjoy your gym. are you a good fitness buff. >> i take out a small loan every month toward my he gym. i'm still not seeing the results. physical >> but i am and i don't go to the gym. >> look at that stretch. my pilates classes in my living room are helping. > it's looking for like bar class. put on your leg warmers. everything looks better with leg
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>> they do. this morning on "world news now," republican debate drama. >> donald trump refusing to appear at tonight's gop showdown because of the fox moderator. who's trying to convince him to show up as his rivals look for an edge. >> intense manhunt. the three prison escapees in southern california. new detailsnd insight from investigators as they make several arrests. blizzard hero. a woman waiting for a kidney transplant gets good news from the hospital. it's time to operate. who saved the day during last weekend's snowstorm? >> and later, breaking bread with oprah winfrey. her weight loss success story that includes her favorite carb. it's thursday, january 28th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." we do say good morning on then thursday. i'm kendis gibson still checking to see if donald trump is out
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>> you're checking flights all night. >> there is that, too. >> what? out of the -- what do the flights have to do with donald trump? you know, i did have a little problem. you know, oprah was talking about how you can eat bread and be on a diet. i wonder how many people yesterday went home and at bread but didn't join weight watchers. i was like oprah is eating bread? i can eat it now. >> did you just pig out? was it like the last supper? >> i happened to go by italian shop and picked up fresh focaccia which is always very light. >> and the olive oil helps. >> it always helps, yeah. >> but speaking of bread, this we're talking about the republican race and what a mess it is right now. >> 2016 widening rift between donald trump and fox news. it's still going to be an interesting night i think tonight into it will be interesting. it will be rival events taking place. the gop debate set for tonight with trump peeking out last
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will not be there. and with the iowa caucuses now just three days away, the latest poll shows trump still enjoying a wide lead ahead of his two closest challengers. abc's stephanie ramos is covering the campaign. >> reporter: >> it's called an eye for an eye i guess. >> donald trump taking his fight with fox news to fox news. >> i agreed to do this show with you last week. i didn't cancel it. >> reporter: the gop front-runner could not be swayed to reconsider skipping out on the republican debate. >> i was not treated well by fox. i have zero respect for megyn kelly. >> at a rally in south carolina wednesday night, trump ignoring ebate and instead going after senator ted cruz. >> how does a guy run for the office of president when there's a very major possibility that he's not allowed to do it? >> cruz saying trump's decision amounts to skipping out on a job interview with iowa voters. >> if someone didn't show up at the interview, you know what
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you're fired. >> the texas senator now challenging trump to a debate. one-on-one. trump tweeted his response saying, can we do it in canada? cruz took it a step further. he's already booked a venue in iowa. on the democratic side, new numbers show bernie sanders with a razor thin lead in the hawkeye state over hillary clinton. and just days before the first votes are cast, sanders points out she's not even there. in one of his most personal attacks yet. >> she is raising money from a philadelphia investment firm. >> reporter: the clinton campaign is responding saying she met with african-american minsters in philadelphia before the fund-raiser. clinton has one more fund raiser to go in new york city before making her way back to iowa.stephanie ramos, abc news, washington. >> in other news this morning, there were at least three more arrests at the oregon wildlife refuge poong, the scene of a militia standoff.
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asking the government to allow the people to remain at the refuge to depart without being prosecuted, he's telling them to please stand down, go home and hug families. the fight he says is now in the courts. so please go home. jason patric is one of those still holding out hope. >> they told us that we could safely leave. well, the group that was leaving has a dead man in it. there's another man who left and was in arizona and he's in custody. they've said peace and resolution the whole time. it depends on wt you believe. >> bundy along with six others have been arraigned in federal court. judge denied bail calling the group a flight risk and a danger to public safety. more arrests are expected in connection with that high profile prison escape in southern california. five people have been taken noose custody so far. it's been nearly a week since three men disappeared from a maximum security jail. here's abc's kayna whitworth. >> reporter: abc news the first inside the maximum security prison, learning of
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into the dangerous inmate escape in orange county. the arrests not of the suspects themselves. and are these people that the justice system is familiar with already? >> yes. >> reporter: here's the roof where authorities say they cut through barbed wire and rappelled down, using that rope made from bed sheets. court documents obtained by abc news shedding new light on the elaborate esca. >> but he obviously was calculating a way to get out of this jail, now that we've seen what has happened. >> reporter: authorities say they sawed through a door to the plumbing system. then fashioned a rope sling so they could pull themselves up into the ventilation tunnels. how it happened without being noticed? still unexplained. hossein nayeri's alleged crimes of attempted murder and torture well documented. jonathan teiu and bac duong accused of murder and attempted murder, both with strong gang ties. the sheriff telling me that when this jail was originally built 50 years ago, it housed mainl lesser criminals. today, 70% of the inmates are
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kayna whitworth, abc news, santa ana, california. >> to overseas in poland. a somber anniversary marked at one of the most notorious symbols of human suffering.world war ii. dozens of holocaust survivors laid flowers at the wall of death located inside it the concentration camp at auschwitz. many wore blue and white stripes. the camp was liberated 71 years ago by the soviet army. and in arlington national cemetery, another day of remembrance this time by nasa. three decades after a disaster, and the agency will honor fallen astronauts in ceremonies today marking the 30th anniversary of the challenger space shuttle tragedy. in addition to the challenger, seven member crew, nasa will remember the three astronauts 0 who died on the launch pad in the "apollo 1" fire in 1967. >> this morning investigators are bafrled over why passengers on board an american airlines flight suddenly felt so sick, the pilot had to make an
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abc's david kerley reports. attendant collapsing in the aisle, then other crew members and passengers falling ill, the l.a.-bound american airlines flight returned to london to flashing lights and emergency vehicles. members of the band race the horizon were on board. she just stumbled literally it was crazy. like that. >> reporter: that's when the others started falling ill around the band member. american airlines says two passengers complained, and london officials say four crew members were lightheaded. all were released. london fire crews checked inside the aircraft and all the luggage which was taken off the boeing triple 7. no hazardous substance was detected by the crews. so it is still a mystery why those people became ill on the flight. david kerley, abc news, washington. >> a woman from colorado working as an au pair in austria has been pound dead in her apartment
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the 25-year-old certified as lauren mann was found in a pool of blood. they are reportedly investigating her death as a possible homicide. reports say her body was found in total darkness because all the lights in her apartment had burned out. in mexico, we get new video release bid authorities slowing drug kingpin joaquin "el chapo" guzman arriving at the maximum security prison after recapture earlier this month. it shows him being finger printed and processed at the same prison from which he escaped last july and shows guzman after getting his head shaved being informed about the process for his extradition to the united states. >> interest rates will stay the same at least for now despite some economic slowdown with economic growth. wever the federal reserve is pledging to keep a close eye on turbulence around the world and in the financial marks investors not too thrilled about the fed's decision to keep rates alone. the down 222 points.
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possible security breach. the fast food chain said it had gotten reports of unusual activity on cards that had recently been used at some of its locations. apparently fraudulent charges were showing up cards after they had been used at wendy's. the lonely cable box may be due for an upgrade under a new proposal from the fcc, cable and satellite customers could purchase the device they use to watch programming. right now nearly everyone must lease the box from their provider to the tune much about $230 a year. is that how much we're paying? the proposal comes up for vote next month. >> just over a week away from super bowl 50 and ticket prices are now topping $5300 each. it comes as new york attorney general's office finds that the average fan these days has no chance of buying a decent seat to any popular event at face value. less than half the tickets for concerts sports and other events are reserved for the public but most are held by insiders.
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the end by the brokers who resell, it's done at a significant markup. >> concert tickets are ridiculous now days. by the way, speak ago of the super bowl, just south of san francisco nfl crews are busy decking out levi's stadium for super bowl 50. >> it's the biggest issue is the stadium's playing field. making sure that el nino storms don't drench the newly grown sod. ground crew are cod ling that grass daily and they promise dale. >> and scoreboards are also being tested every day and the 49ers' logos are long gone replaced by those of the denver broncos and the carolina panthers mostly. the big number 50 seen as well. those are there, as well. >> yeah. coming up, it's national blueberry pancake day. and we're being served an enticing twist.
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for this morning. >> speaking of food and oprah, the success of weight watchers and how she's breaking bread and losing weight. >> the woman who is waiting for a transplant and got the call to go to the hospital except there was a blizzard. how a hero made it happen. >> check out our behind the scenes pics on instagram, abc wmn. you're watching "world news now." i pinky promised my little girl bulous garden party for her birthday. so i mowed the lawn, put up all the decorations. i thought i got everything. almost everything! you know, 1 in 10 houses could get hit by a septic disaster, and bill of up to $13,000. but for only $7 a month, rid-x is scientifically proven to break down waste, helping you avoid a septic disaster. rid-x. the #1 brand used by septic professionals in their own tanks. hey buddy, let's get these dayquil liquid gels and go. but these liquid gels are new. mucinex fast max. it's the same difference.
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so you're looking at surveillance video from philadelphia showing the moment that a van slapped into two vehicles and a house after both men in the vehicle had been shot. seconds later, video shows the two men who were shot fleeing the scene on foot. both men did survive. one had been shot in the face. police have made an arrest in that shooting but they're looking for other suspects who may have been involved in that scene. baltimore expects to have completely dug out of all of its streets by tomorrow. six days after that historic blizzard and things finally getting back to normal in newark, new jersey. kids back in school yesterday. but the clean-up not over yet while most roads are passable, giants snow banks block many side streets. >> as the snow melts and more people dig out, we're uncovering some incredible stories from the big storm. >> including one woman with a chance at a life saving transplant but little window of time. enter her very empathetic and brave knight in the shining
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abc's has the story. >> melody got the news she had been waiting a year and a half to hear. >> when she called and said we have a kidney for you, i almost fell off the bed. >> now she would have to beat the clock and the weather to get to the stony brook university hospital. she had less than 24 hours tons to get on operating table. her knight in a shining ambulance pete amato. >> i think the realization was when i said to you one person's tragedy is another's miracle. >> he understood because a decade ago his own brother received a life-saving kidney transplant in the whiteout conditions barely missing multiple accidents along the way. >> my fear is we were going to get stuck. the pair made it rushing her into the 3 1/2 hour operation. this morning she and her new kidney are doing well. >> so many people have to sign the back of their license and donate especially if you die. what do you need your kidney
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>> eva pilgrim, abc news, new york. >> she's right. >> good advice. >> so important. >> she had been waiting for 18 months. >> that driver's license so key to be a doaner. >> coming up in our next half hour, hoping for a cure for a different ailment. and the miracle drug pamela anderson says saved her. our reporter confronting the politician sanding in the way of others who need the same treatment but can't afford it. >> but first, oprah's midas touch turning tweets into gold. dropping pounds while eating bread every day. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now"
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weight loss inspiring millions not just millions of people but millions of dollars. >> we're talking about oprah winfrey, the weight watchers pitch woman and company investor is revealing her success and time. >> and eating bread. >> here's abc's abbie boudreau. >> my favav breakfast because i love bread. >> reporter: and her love for bread not slong down her diet. oprah now announcing her depriving herself of her favorite thing. >> i don't deny myself bread. i have bread every day. >> reporter: no denying her long-time struggle with her weight trying for years to stay slim. >> it is amazing to me that i can't lift it but i used to carry it around every day. >> now she's turning to weight watchers and it's cally counting point system to finally lose the weight and keep it off. she says it's working. tweeting this week to her 30 million followers eat bread, lose weight.
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#come join me. but eating bread every single day? >> the grainiest nuttiest seed bread. >> nutritionist maya feller says it is possible to lose weight while eating bread but warns not to get carried away. >> don't be afraid of carbs. just know what you're eating. when you pay attention to portion size, you can lose weight. >> she says read the label. anything with the words whole grain or whole wheat is best for weight loss the queen of talk now hoping her new weight loss messa will inspire others. >> if not now, when? i feel that way and i know millions of other people feel that way. >> reporter: abbie boudreau, abc news, los angeles. >> okay. so what better way to celebrate all of oprah's success than with some carbs. >> uh-huh. >> let's do it. >> national blueberry pancake day. and all the good folks at
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hooked us up sending us chef david bonham with a variation of the breakfast treat. wow, look at there. >> the whipped cream has melted. it has no points because it's national blueberry pancake day. >> this is like 500 weight watcher points. zero. >> what is -- because i love to make my kids pancakes on the weekend. what's the secret to a really good pancake florida. >> getting your kids involved for one and putting blueberries is a great way. we do a lemon ricotta blueberry pancake. we use ricotta and milk and then we beat the egg whites and fold it in so they get nice and light and fluffy into they do he what exactly? >> make it light. makes it puff up more. gives it a delicate texture. >> get rid of the yolk. >> no, it's there, as well. you beat them so they get all fluffy. >> would it be good? >> you can definitely add bourbon to that. >> i would put bourbon and maple
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now it's time for "the mix." so a minnesota basketball girls basketball team, was told over the weekend, guess what, girls, you guys are too good. we're not going to let you play florida our northwest suburban basketball league anymore. >> what? >> can you believe that? the weekend was a three on three showcase tournament for the high school girls. suddenly their coach and parents and them found out they have new rules. they're so good, their skill level is not good for the club. they're going to pull them out of the league. apparently the coach is like wait a minute. he's going to plead his case to officials on monday. they're hoping to get back in. >> that's never happened to the brooklyn nets. never will. okay so take a look at golfer thomas peters. a good-looking guy. has good layer. a young guy. this is what he actually looks like. then the pga got involved and decided you know what, you need a haircut. so they photoshopped.
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there on the left of the screen. and then that's what he normally looks like. he put it out there and said, this is really what i look like, folks. the side by side. >> i like him with longer hair senator yeah, it's more bad boy. oh, well. >> all right. don't let them photoshop your hair, folks. that's the lesson of that story. >> actually, i have long hair. >> well, a former manchester united forward shinji conga wa takes on 30 school children in a really interesting, look at him. versus the 30 school children. it's a bizarre sort of football game and they score. look at that. can't keep up with him. >> i can't believe that he scored on them. >> he did score on them. >> that's not nice. >> he celebrated scoring past that child. >> all right. so this is my favorite thing of all time. you know i have this period little obsession with great >> you do. >> yes.
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montana right now and since nday, something called living it to win it. >> okay. >> so these are four people, three guys, one woman, they're all in this dodge ram and they're going to live there and try to outlast each other to see who will win this $38,000 truck. >> what? >> yes. so this is earlier today. do we have the live picture of right now? oh, they just turned the lights out. but this is stimulating right now, folks. s in life in great falls, montana. they just turned the lights out within the last few seconds. i should point out, the last person that did this last year, stayed in it for more than 390 hours. roughly 16 days. >> you've got to go to the bathroom. what do you do? >> get a ten-minute break pre two hours.
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this morning on "world news now," defiant donald trump. he's refusing to take the stage at tonight's gop debate. his dispute with fox news and how he's speaking out overnight. >> january twisters. the frightening storms flipping cars, ripping through property, tearing up a college campus. the survival stories and the threat today. and new this half hour, turning breast milk into art. >> jewelry created by a mom for other moms. finding beauty in a very unusual concept. would you buy it? and later, who is playing michael jackson in an upcoming movie? there's controversy over this role because the actor is not black. that's in "the skinny" on this thursday, january 28th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." we do say good morning to you, everybody. i'm kendis gibson.
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>> michael jackson, absolutely. there's controversy. you know, about who ey selected for this role. >> kind of interesting, yeah. >> one of the oscar controversies we've been talking about is there are no good roles for black actors. >> oh, kendis. >> and apparently, this is a good role for a black actor. >> interesting story though. we'll get to that in a bit. but another controversy that is surrounding tonight's gop debate on fox news. >> yeah. donald trump insisting he will not take part in tonight's debate pushing senator teds are you into center stage surrounded by the six other republicans. trump spoke out again last night. here's abc's david wright. >> reporter: in iowa, a high stakes game of chicken. donald trump insists he's ducking the last gop debate before the caucuses, for reasons he outlined to bill o'reilly. >> i was not treated well by fox. they came out with this ridiculous pr statement. it was like drawn up by a child. >> reporter: the donald apparently not swayed by
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>> in your christian faith, there is a very significant tenet, and that's of forgiveness. >> it's called an eye for an eye also, you can look at it that way. >> reporter: instead of the debate, rumph's camp officially announced they'll be hosting a benefit for veterans. ted cruz threw in the gauntlet offering to debate trump man know a man know. proposing $1.5 million for vets if he'll accept the challenge. trump tweeted back suggesting they'd do it in canada. cruz's birthplace. what it all comes down to is an unprecedented battle between the front running republican candidate -- >> we love trump, and the front running republican news outlet. >> there's a new campaign to try and take down donald trump. >> reporter: bottom line, trump doesn't like the moderator. >> i'm not a fan of megyn kelly. i think she's a third rate reporter. >> reporter: oh, how the times have changed. >> do you really think that you're a better moderator than i
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there would be no contest. you have done a great job by the way and i mean it. >> reporter: that's from a fox news interview four years ago when donald trump, then the host of the "celebrity apprentice." >> you're fired. >> reporter: was actually scheduled to moderate a republican presidential debate in iowa. but the candidates didn't like that idea. rand paul even put out a statement saying the selection of a reality television personality to host a presidential debate is beneath the office of the presidency and flies in the face of that office's history and dignity. now, megyn kelly told e.t. she's not convinced trump won't blink. >> i'll be surprised if he doesn't come. i know he says he doesn't want to now, but i'll really be surprised because i feel like the people of iowa are still persuadable. >> reporter: the art of the deal meets the ultimate reality show. i'm david wright in new york. >> on the democratic side, the race is tightening between bernie sanders and hillary clinton three days before the iowa caucuses. the latest puts sanders just four points ahead of clinton in
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which candidate will president obama back on the campaign trail, clinton has been playing the obama card, but off the trail, sanders met privately with the man he's hoping to replace. >> the president and i discussed this morning a number of issues, foreign policy issues, domestic issues, occasionally a little bit of politics. >> the meeting comes just after the president seemed to tilt towards hillary clinton in an interview with politico but sanders dismissed suggestions that president obama was leaning towards his former secretary of state. >> what should have been a routine traffic stop along a busy atlanta area highway turned deadly. a georgia state trooper tried stopping a speeding pickup truck but the driver took off triggering a ten-mile chase a a traffic backup. when the truck finally stopped, the driver stepped out and fired a handgun. the troopers fired back. the driver later died in surgery. one trooper was injured but is expected to recover. >> reporter: the widow of a police
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suicide has been indicted by a grand jury. melody gliniewicz faces charges for helping her late husband siphon thousands of dollars from a charity. investigators say they used the money for a trip to hawaii and to dine at restaurants. her lawyer says gliniewicz was a victim of her husband's secret actions. >> well, a candlelight vigil has been held last night in oregon for a militia member killed by authorities. amman bundy along with six others had been denied bond after an appearance in federal court. he issued a statement urging the remaining members still at the wildlife refuge to go home. at least three more arrests were made overnight. more arrests are expected in connectioning with that high profile prison escape in southern california. five people have been taken into custody so far. it's been nearly a week now since the three men disappeared from a maximum security jail. the jail revised headcount procedures because it took so long to discover the men were
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public health investigators now say about 200 children have elevated levels of lead in their blood, a new development from the water crisis in flint, michigan. the lead levels in the city's water supply have been trending better but it's still too soon to give the go-ahead for residents to resume drinking unfiltered water. much of south florida will be cleaning up today after tornados tore through the area. the impact was so intense, authorities are saying it's a miracle that no one died. abc's phillip mena is on the scene. >> reporter: tornado warnings just after 9:00 a.m. >> why don't we get under the bridge, kyle? >> reporter: kyle mcafee and his father in their truck, caught in the middle of it. >> we're in the tornado. >> reporter: nowhere to go. taking refuge under this overpass. winds up to 100 miles an hour, tearing through the college campus nearby. >> there was, like, a tidal wave of clouds and water. >> reporter: this was the scene when it was over. a car dropped on top of another.
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nearby. trees downed. >> i seen that tree just snap like it was a toothpick. i'm still shaken up, i mean, i didn't even know which way to go. >> reporter: back on that highway, this car lifted right up from the southbound lane, landing northbound. the driver still inside. >> that was the one minor injury that we had. so, we're very fortunate. >> reporter: and you can see what the storm did to this gated community. trees ripped out of the ground, the roof blown off and families here are bracing for more. phillip mena, abc news, coconut creek, florida. >> okay, so watch out for storm warnings again todayed from fort myers to west palm beach with up to three inches of rain. dangerous winds and downpours in the pacific northwest. milder in the northeast. >> 70s in los angeles and miami. 50s in atlanta. denver and seattle. 40s in kansas city and boston. 30s in chicago and minneapolis. >> to texas, an artist with an
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>> she has figured out a way to make jewelry out of her own breast milk. it turns out if you add preservatives and let it sit for a week in the refrigerator the milk turns into a solid that can be shaped and molded. and she's not stopping at breast milk. she's also using placenta. >> is that legal? >> why would she do such a thing? >> i don't know. >> i really wanted a special way to commemorate that bond between mother and child and i just wanted a wearable piece of art and i created breast milk jewelry. >> okay. well, for the hundreds of women who purchased her creations, it's been therapeutic. some are dealing with postpartum depression. they say those creations have been life-giving. > that's good if it's helping other women, that's great. i got to tell you, i get a little jealous when i see this. >> why? >> because i had difficulty breastfeeding, and to see she had so much she could turn it into jewelry makes me a little upset.
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breastfeeding process so -- >> the struggle is real. >> the struggle is real. >> i tried to do it for years. >> you said you wanted one of those necklaces. you thought it was interesting. >> tried it for years. all right. >> coming up, i mean it's tough i guess. i don't know. just the placenta, as well though? >> no. >> that's where we draw the line. >> probably is. >> coming up in "the skinny," controversy as a white actor is chosen to play michael jackson in a movie. >> that was really uncomfortable bracelet milk. also ahead, turning all that junk and hold clog in your closet into treasure. could you be hanging on to $1,000. >> the treatment that saved pamela anderson's life. why is this medicine not available to so many others who need it? you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by mucinex. weather, brought to you by mucinex. seriously? where do you think you're going? to work, with you. it's taco tuesday. you're not coming. i took mucinex to help get rid of my mucusy congestion. oh, right then i'll swing by in like 4 hours. forget the tacos!
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>> russia declared a flu epidemic and say the influenza virus has spread across the country from eastern europe. hospitals are busy treating patients with high fevers in moscow. as many as 70 deaths are also reported. public health investigators say most cases are h1n1 bird flu. we have new details about the drug that may have saved pamela anderson's life. you recall she made headlines by revealing she's now free of hepatitis c after more than a decade. we're learning more about the treatment that cured her. abc's jim avila with the story. >> reporter: for pamela anderson who saved lives on tv, it seemed like a real death sentence. >> they told me that i would die in ten years. >> reporter: diagnosed with hepatitis c. >> i just think looking back that i maybe was a little more
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i think it'slways kind of hanging over your head. >> reporter: but then three months ago, the incurable suddenly cured in a 12-week medical miracle. >> 12 weeks and gone, yes. >> reporter: anderson had taken the new drug sovaldi and is back promoting vegan shoes and a new cooking show. she had good health insurance covering the near six-figure price tag. not everyone is so lucky which is why i'm staking out this man. >> i'm fred upton. >> fred upton, congressman from michigan who over the last five years has blocked every bill proposed in congress to change the law that prevents medicare from negotiating the price of prescription drugs. >> the government isn't getting the best prices for their drugs because the government can't negotiate. >> we'll talk a little later. >> we've been trying to talk to you for two months. >> the congressman says $300,000 he received in donations from
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nothing to do with it. and he's working on a bill of his own to fix the problem. >> look to the right. >> for now, only the wealthy and well insured often have access to expensive miracle cures. >> i was really fortunate. >> jim avila, abc news, detroit. do you know having medicare negotiate drug prices is something that donald trump says he agrees, hillary clinton agrees, bernie sanders agree but they also say drug companies would never allow that. >> it's fascinating knowing it's brought them all together. so many people suffer from hep c. >> coming up, the controversial casting choice to play michael jackson. >> plus kanye west's twitter war takes a strange turn. we'll explain in "the skinny." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.6 million children struggling with hunger in america. that's 1 in 5 daughters,ons, neighbors, and classmates who don't know where their next meal is coming from.
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skinny, so skinny well, "the skinny" will sound like sports a little bit because we're going to talk about the qb controversy looming over the upcoming super bowl. >> broncos leader peyton manning
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performance enhancing drugs. >> the nfl says it is constructing a comprehensive review of allegations that manning had human growth hormone delivered to his house. those allegations arose after a pharmacy intern spoke to al jazeera and their reporters there claiming that manning's wife had shipments of hgh sent from an anti-aging clinic. >> the intern has since recanted his story. the nfl investigation not expected to be complete before super bowl 50. >> okay, so let's get to the other quarterback that is playing in the super bowl. the panthers cam newton addressing the criticism that he's faced throughout his career playing a position commonly played by white folks in a league where more than two-thirds of the players are black. >> and newton aware of the criticism he's faced early in his career for his behavior yesterday addressed his detractors. >> i'm an african-american quarterback that may scare a lot of people because they hen't seen nothing that they can
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>> doug williams? panthers head coach ron rivera defended his quarterback saying i don't think he wants to be known as an african-american quarterback. i think he wants to be known as a quarterback and a great one at that >> all right. and speaking of race, it's been an interesting casting choice to play michael jackson. despite all the uproar over the racially skewed oscar nominees the british television channel sky hearts has reportedly cast joseph fiennes to play the late kiki of pop. >> yeah, and in case you're wondering, joseph is white even though jackson was black at one point. >> however, his appearance dollars famously change quite a bit over the latter half of his life, which is when the made for tv movie takes place. it's about the fabled road trip that jackson took with elizabeth taylor and marlon brando in 2001. the trio attempting to drive home from new york to l.a. after 9/11. what do you think of it? >> very interesting.
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be played by a black guy. >> maybe reuben studdard. >> no. >> but clearly, i mean, you know, joseph fiennes has a bigger nose than michael jackson. so i don't know about the casting choice. >> you know, it's interesting. a lot of controversy over that choice. next up, kanye west and his heavy presence on twitter as he gets ready to release his new album. >> yesterday we told you about the provocative hip-hop stars change of heart when it comes to the title of his album opting for "waves" over "swish" and posting a shot of his tentative track listing along with the scribblings of his kardashian family members and other collaborators. apparently another rapper is not a fan of the name change. >> wiz khalifa took to social media citing otherartists who have used the term. you might imagine kanye did not take kindly to the criticism. >> he hit back with a flurry of tweets that have since been
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including you own waves? own your child. oh, smack talk. then he got kind of weird saying i went to look at your twitter and you were wearing cool pants. and then maybe i couldn't be skinny and tall, but i'll settle for being the greatest artist of all time as a consolation. >> right. >> it went back and forth for a little while. >> kept you up. >> kept watching it. by the way, miguel has a new song that came out yesterday that is also called "waves." so kanye doesn't own it. >> okay. and finally, breaking baby news. >> tyra banks is a new mom. the super model and immediate guru announced she and her boyfriend erik asla welcomed a baby boy through surrogacy. thanking the angel of a woman who carried their miracle baby boy for them. >> his name is york banks, congrats to tyra and family. they are all smizing this morning.
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oh, r. kelly. all right. we knew that one. finally this half hour, you may have treasure trapped in your closet. >> got it now the? >> packed with unwanted clothing and old gadgets. >> you could have stashed away $1,000 in valuables an selling it all could be easier than you think. here's abc's rebecca jarvis. >> reporter: throw og away money might have worked for leo's character in "the wolf of wall street." for the rest of us, making a few extra dollars sounds a lot more enticing. enter learnvest founder alexa von tobel. >> hi. >> how are you. >> today's goal, show mom eliza danielson how to spot 1,000 bucks right inside her closet. first up, turn your old clothes
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alexa gives us her secret on how to get the most from sites like tradesy and posh mark. senator doing things as an outfit works well for adult clothes just like this. so you can price them together and get a little bit more money and get rid of more stuff. >> pairing this dress with the shoes make an outfit and a quick $100. next, make selling seasonal. >> winter coats, peak time is going to be right in the fall. >> what else have you got for us? >> cash in on old electronics with sites like gazelle and usell. >> new iphone, ipod, whatever it may be, sell the old one immediately. old ipods $20 on ebay. >> ipad mini $70 on new sell. always be sure to clear your personal info. >> it appears you still have calendar invites on this one. >> reporter: finally don't count out that really outdated tech with sites like declutter. >> you get typically a dollar per dvd. probably $40 worth of dvds. >> and this old boom box. >> on ebay.
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bundle of cash. the clothes selling for $648. plus electronics for $178 and miscellaneous items another $311. >> yea. >> thank you. >> for a grand total of more than $1100 extra bucks for eliza and her family. >> that's incredible. i'm inspired. i'm going to try and sell some stuff. >> i've got an old commodore 64 that would probably get me ten bucks or so out there. >> i do wish i will held on to my parents' record player though. >> i know, loaning some records now. >> don't miss our updates on facebook, wnnfans.com. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing
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>> and i'm kendis gibson. here are some of the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." gop front-runner donald trump digging in his heels refusing to take part in tonight's republican debate on fox news over his ongoing feud with this young lady, fox news anchor megyn kelly who he says is biased and unfair. we're going to get some more details ahead. >> nasa observing a day of remembrance at arlington national cemetery on the anniversary of the space shuttle challenger disaster and nearly 50 years after the "apollo 1" fire that killed three astronauts on the launch pad. >> investigators are still looking for what caused passengers and crew aboard a flight to get so sick the pilot had to make an emergency landing. they found no evidence of hazardous substances anywhere on that plane. >> and the new york attorney general's office has found the widespread practice of ticket fixing is keeping the average fan fromeing able to get their hands on any tickets for
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markup. and those are some of our top stories on this thursday, january 28th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> so we're going to start this half hour with let's call it a high stakes game of chicken that's taking place in iowa. >> that's a good way of putting it. gop front-runner donald trump insists his ducking the last republican debate on fox news before the caucuses is because of his ongoing feud with moderator fox news anchor megan kelly who he accuses of being biased and unfair. he took his fight with fox news up with bill o'reilly last night. >> in your christian faith, there is a very significant tenet, and that's the tenet of forgiveness. >> i think you should be the bigger man. don't you think that's the right thing to do? >> it probably is, but you no he it's called an eye for an eye also i guess.
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instead of a debate, trump's camp says they'll host a benefit for veterans. trump is still enjoying a wide lead ahead of his two closest challengers ted cruz and marco rubio. >> on the democratic side, the race is tightening between bernie sanders and hillary clinton. the latest poll of iowa voters has him just four points ahead of clinton and martin o'malley is barely in the single digits. abc's jonathan karl wi the latest. >> reporter: a rare break from the campaign trail for bernie sanders. for a meeting with the guy he wants to replace. the meeting comes just after president obama seemed to tilt to hillary clinton in an interview with politico. >> she can govern and she can start here day one more experience thanness nonvice president has ever been who aspires to this office. >> reporter: clinton took that as an endorsement, but sanders dismissed suggestions he's leaning towards his former secretary of state. >> i think he and the vice president have tried to be fair and even-handed in the process. >> reporter: but as the race
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obama card. >> i don't think president obama gets the credit he deserves. >> reporter: mrs. clinton took time to sign an excuse letter for this high school student. >> i will sign it. that is so cute. >> reporter: but even here, there are saenz of bernie sanders' rice. this woman, a hillary supporter says she may jump ship. >> what's the chance you change your mind on monday night? it could happen? >> 51 to 49. >> reporter: and hillary clinton says she wants to have another democratic debate next week before the new hampshire primary. it's a sign she's really concerned about bernie sanders' rise. the sanders campaign says they are considering having another debate next week but that all along they've said they want more debates. jonathan karl, abc news, des moines. >> president obama has marked holocaust remembrance day by honoring four people who risked their lives to protect jews.
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the israeli embassy, the first sitting president to speak there. during his speech, the president said that anti-semitism is on the rice and that an attack on any faith is an attack on all faiths. >> police in austria are investigating the death of a woman from colorado who has been working as an au pair in vienna. the body of 25-year-old lauren mann was found in her apartment in a pool of blood. police say no weapons were found at the scene but they're reportedly investigating her death as a possible homicide and deepening the mystery, reports say her body was found in total darkness because a the lights in her apartment had burned out. >> prosecutors al in newly released court documents that tsarnaev showed the office of remorse. at his sentencing hearing he said he was sorry for the lives he took. he has been given the death nalty.
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authorities was remembered in a candlelight vigil last night in oregon. lavoy finicum was a spokesman for the group and late word coming from oregon that three more people have been arrested in connection with the armed group. abc's neal karlinksky is there. >> reporter: the traffic stop that ended with eight oregon militants in custody and one shot dead is being seen as a rallying cry. >> i'm disgusted. i'm heartbroken. that wasas wonderful man. >> reporter: lavoy finicum was one of the group's most vocal leaders, at once, armed and easygoing. relatives claim he was murdered in cold blood with his hands in the air. his picture spreading online as a hero in the patriot movement. police will say little about the traffic stop in which occupation leaders can be seen handcuffed on the ground. at some point, one militia member was wounded and finicum was shot and killed. at least olleged witness sasang finicum charged at police. >> there doesn't have to be bloodshed in our community. >> reporter: rather than ending the occupation, the remaining 40 or so inside the compound have dug in.
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them to back down, will they? >> they told us that we could safely leave. well, the group that was leaving has a dead man in it, so it depends on what you believe. >> r rorter: the eight arrested face serious federal charges but the e gger question is whether still more force will be used to end this occupation once and for all. neal karlinksky, abc news, burns, oregon. well, the missouri police department agreed to an overhaul following an officer's fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager. the plan calls for extensive training, improved procedures for the use of force and recruiting more minority personnel. the department would also be monitored for compliance. if approved, the deal will avert a federal civil rights lawsuit. >> one upside emerged after wal-mart's announcement it's closing more than 100 stores. prices at those stores, there are falling prices cut by 75%. shoppers in some small towns are furious saying the retail giant
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and now wal-mart is leaving, as well. here's abc's steve osunsami. >> repororr: in the tiny coastal town of oriental, north carolina, they feel cheated by walmart. >> they don't care about rural america. >> the town depended on us. >> reporter: renee ireland smith took us to what's left of her family's grocery store that was forced to close in october after 45 years, because it couldn't compete with walmart's everyday low prices. she learned just two weeks ago that the walmart here is closing, too. >> we were fine as a town before they got here. but now we're broken. >> reporter: her anger is s ared across america. 269 stores are closing for business reasons. more than 100 of them in our nation's smallest communities that now have no nearby grocery stores or pharmacies. in fairfield, alabama, city leaders wonder how they'll pay the bills. the walmart was 35% of the tax base. >> walmart puts a stronghold on any city when they come into
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to drive that lilile boy out of business all the time. >> reporter: the retailer says wal-mart will continue to invest in its future with plans to open more than 300 stores worldwide over the coming year. but only half of those stores will be here in the u.s. steve osunsami, abc news, north carolina. >> thank you, steve, for that. how fascinating. i had no idid about the smaller unties. >> we e re fine before they got here. words to live by. but that is sad. i can understand why many of these communities feel cheated by that. >> absolutely. a 99-year-old woman she had a scare over an exotic animal. where else but -- >> it's my home state florida. they always make fun of me about this. have you heard of a kinkajou? apparently neither did she till she woke up with one on her chest. >> i wouou have been gone. . cat. when they both got a good look at each other, she freaked out. into her attic.
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able to lure it out. it turned out to be someone's pet and they were reunited at a miami veterinarian's office. no thank you. >> i can say that kinkajous are not homegrown in florida. >> they're not? >> no, panthers yes, manatee yes. kinkajous, no. >> in the middle of the rain forest in brazil maybe. there to4begin with. >>eird. fit and working out in a gym is skyrocketing. we know this very well. but is it worthwhile as an expense? >> also ahead, the baby clydesdale horse making a super bowl debut. the mercial already getting attention. and caught on camera, the meltdown involving a south florida doctor and her uber driviv. that d dtor is speaking out t explaining her actions. there's a warmup going on in great falls, montana, where there are four people sitting in a car for days trying to win that vehicle at this hour. >> announcer: "world news now"
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>> a rescue >> a dramatic rescue off the coast of spain. 22 sailors were on board this cargo ship which began sinking in rough seas. a spanish coast guard helicopter was ableo pull the men to safety from the deck off their ship. look at that. they were flown to a hospital where they recovered. >> customs officers have broken up a major counterfeit ring pushing substandard hoverboards. in one week, they seized more than 42,000 boxexeenough to fill chicago warehouses valued at about $6 mililon. they say these fake hoverboards pose even more safety problems than the real ones which are prone to exploding. that's terrifying. >> a woman caught on camera. assaulting an uber driver. this was terrifying for the driver. she made a lot of waves last week when the video was posted online for the world to see. >> the woman, a doctor is
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we're up "up all nightline" with abc's you. >ou chang. > let him go. >> call 911. >> it's the drunken meltdown seen around the world millions of times over. >> seriously? >> yeah, serious. get some help. >> this is dr. anjali ramkissoon, a fourth year neurology resident from florida in the midst of what she says is an intoxicated temper tantrum. it's the latest humiliating moment gone viral. >> i'm a five-foot girl that weighs 100 pounds. i'm getting really like belligerent right now. turning it ramkissoon into the internet's latest villain. >> i would not wish this on my worst enemy. i've received death threats. i received messages people telling me you should kill yourself. you don't deserve to live. multiple messages saying you
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>> in the car! abc news and admits she was having a bad night. >> when you watch the video, >> that person in that video is not me. i'm embarrassed. i'm so ashamed. >> there's a big difference between an excuse and an explanation. >> yeah. >> but what explains what happened? >> i was very upset. my father was actually placed in the hospital. i had just recently broken up with a boyfriend. >> literally that evening. > minutes prior to and that's why i decided to leave my car there. i had taken a couple drinks and i was trying to catch an uber to get home. >> the driver igor speaking to local station wtvj. >> she was erratic like e screamamg, cursing. >> reporter: he waits for police to arrive. >> good night. >> reporter: that's when anjali
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trying to make amends. >> so i apologized that night to him after we settled and i paid him for the daniels. he accepted d apology. i wawagrateful he didn't press charges. >> a lot of people are saying because he didn't press charges, you're getting away with it. >> i don't believe i got away with it. >> once the video started exploding on the internet, the judge and juries on social media began weighing in calling her an arrogant drunk little brat that should be charged with assault and that should not be practicing medicine. her employer jackson health system put her on administrative leave pending an investigation. ramkissoon isn't the first person caught t having badly with uber drivers. when benjamin golden, a taco bell executive was too drunk to give proper directions, his uber driver asked him to get out. >> get out of my car or i will call the police. >> reporter: that's when golden responded with this. the physical assault landed him in jail. his lawyer said it was an isolated incident and he went on a televised apology tour. >> you know, i'm not that
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his job. golden is now countersuing the driver for $5 million saying the driver recorded him illegally. ramkissoon says she's taking the larger lesson to heart. >> will you keep drinking? >> no, after seeing that, just the thought of alcohol gives me ptsd at this point. i don't even want to look at it, i don't want to touch it. no. >> reporter: a sobering thought for all of us. juju chang, abc news, new york. >> i love that she's owning up to it. >> yeah. >> and i should point out my good friend britt went through a similar thing last year when she yelled at a tow truck operator and it was caught on camera. >> from espn. >> from espn. we worked together years ago. where she got a lot of threats as a result of it, a lot of people calling her a brat. some of it wasn't deserved. >> these twos different uber attacks, the one with the former taco belel executive and this doctor,,wo very different responses i think.
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and she came up on "good morning america," "nightline" and apologized. >> let's point out he apologized, as well and then lawyers got involved and he decided to sue. let's give her a week and see how it plays out. >> it doesn't seem like it's going to go down that route. you never know. >> coming up, the newest star of e super bowl. >> meet mac, the baby clydesdalele who isisure to steal the sho with the commercials. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.ow"
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abc stations. 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 wiwi 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 right in your community. visit feedingamerica.org to support feeding america and your local food bank.
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ranch makes new friends, who, in his moment of need, scare off the neighborhood bullies. what's in store for the foal? the tweet from the and his anheuser-busch simply says meet mac. what mac has to do with beer or football? that's another question. david wright, abc news, new york. >> and none of it has to do anything with football or beer. >> but it's fun for those of us who aren't into -- certain people who aren't into football unlike me. >> watching the super bowl without that. >> this might be a good point to remind people of sports with reena. the day after football. >> that's going to be exciting. > we're going to have a special edition. >> a full break down of the ten-minute halftime show. >> a breakdown of the best commercials and the national anthem which i'm looking forward to. don't you think in i really believe the natiwnal anthem sets the tone. >> because it's the first thing >> it is the first thing. >> all right. coming up, breaking the bank to break a sweat.me cause look at her.
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well, the month is coming to a close which means those new year's fitness resolutions are hopefully still sticking. > yeah, and if fitness is a priority in your life, you might find yourself spending good hard earned cash. for some it's a lot of money but the result, priceless. >> reporter: spin ", trampolining, acro, yoga and so much more. fitness enthusiasts spending an average of $828 a year in 2014, a jump of $108 from 2012. but is it really worth going broke to get buff? 30-year-old emily vor hes couldn't imagine her life
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spending $250 a month at her favorite studio the bar method. >> the energy it brings to me makes me step out into the world with a little bit of spring in my step. >> even if it puts a hole in your wallet. >> it's an investment in myself. >> reporter: while she is temporarily unemployed she puts exercise on the top of her priority list. >> i immediately canceled my cable. i don't go out to eat as much. you know, those things really . i can shower there. it's a wonderful community. >> you're saving on water. >> i'm saving on water and saving on shampoo. >> reporter: and then there's jeremy lindy who has a gym membership and loves tfrequent barry's boot camp paying almost $500 a month to get in shape. >> when i spend my money on fitness, it helps with my goal which helps me look better. makes me feel better. >> jeremy says that the e eling he gets s ter a good workout is priceless. happier now than ever. >> being overweight as a kid i
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my she. >> so why are so many people dropping the cash and lifting the weights? >> i think if they get great results and they have a good experience and have a sense of community, they will pay for it. >> reporter: while their savings may be weak, their muscles are stronger than ever. >> i don't k kw about that. >> but you enjoy your gym. you really are a good fitness buff would say. >> i don't know. i take out a small loan every month to be able to afford my gym and i'm still not seeing the results. physical >> but i am and i don't go to the gym. >> look at that stretch. my pilates classes in my living room are helping. >> it's looking more like bar class. >> yeah, or just put on y yr leg warmers.
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this morning on "world news now," republican debate drama. >> donald trump refusing to appear at tonight's gop showdown because of the fox moderator. who's trying to convince him to show up as his rivals look for an edge. intense manhunt. the three prison escapees in southern california. new details and insight from investigators as they make several arrests. blizzard hero. a woman waiting for a kidney transplant gets good news from the hospital. it's time to operate. who saved the day during last weekend's snowstorm. and later, breakingread with oprah winfrey. her weight loss success story that includes her favorite carb. it's thursdada january 28th. >nnouncer: from abc n ns, this is "world news now." we do say good morning on this thursday.
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i'm still checking to see if donald trump is out for tonight's republican debate. >> you're checking flights all night. >> there is that, too. >> what? out of the -- what do the flights have to do with donald trump? you know, i did have a little oblem. you know, oprah was talking about how you can eat bread and be on a diet. i wonder how many people yesterday and did what i did, ate bread but didn't join weight watchers. i was like oprah is ting bread? i can eat it now. >> did you just pig out? was it like the last supper? >> i happened to go by italian shop and picked up fresh focaccia which is always very light. >> and the olive oil helps. >> the olive oil always helps, yes. >> but speaking of bread, this has nothing to do with that. we're talking about the republican race and what a mess it is right now. >> 2016 widening rift between donald trump and fox news. it's still going to be an interesting night, i think, tonight. >> it will be interesting. it will be rival events taking place. the gop debate set for tonight
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night on fox news, insisting he and with the iowa caucuses now just three days away, the latest poll shows trump still enjoying a wide lead ahead of his two closest challengers. abc's stephanie ramos is covering the campaign. >> you know, it's called an eye for an eye, i guess. >> reporter: donald trump taking news. you last week. i didn't cancel it. >> reporter: the gop front-runner on "the o'reilly factor" could not be swayed to reconsidid skipping out on the republican debebe. >> i was not treated well by fox. i have zero respect for megyn kelly. >> reporter: a a rally in south carolina wednesday night, trump ignoring the debate and instead going after his closest rival, senator ted cruz. >> how does a guy run for the office of president when there's a very major possibility that he's not allowed to do it? >> reporter: cruz saying trump's decision amounts to skipping out on a job interview with iowa voters. >> if someone didn't show up at the interview, you know what you'd say?
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>> reporter: the texas senator now challenging trump to a debate, one-on-one. trump tweeted his response saying, can we do it in canada? cruz took it a step further. he's already booked a venue in iowa. on the democratic side, new numbers show bernie sanders with a razor-thin lead in the hawkeye state over hillary clinton. and just days before the first votes are cast, sanders points out she's not even there. in one of his most personal attacks yet. >> she is raising money from a philadelphia investment firm. >> reporter: the clinton campaign is responding saying she met with african-american minsters in philadelphia before the fund-raiser. clinton has one more fund-raiser to go in new york city before making her way back to iowa. stephanie ramos, abc news, washington. in other news this morning, there were at least three more arrests at the oregon wildlife refuge. the scene of a militia standoff. the group's leader, amon bundy,
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government to allow the people to remain at the refuge to depart without being prosecuted. bundy is asking them to stand down, go home, hug your families. the fight he says is now in the courts. so please go home. jason patrick is one of those still holding ououhope. >> they told us that we could safely leave. well, the group that was leaving has a dead man in it. there's another man who left and was in arizona and he's in custody. they've said peace and resolution the whole time. it depends on what you believe. >> bundy along with six others have been arraigned in federal court. judge denied bail calling the group a flight risk and a danger to public safety. more arrests are expected in connection with that high-profile prison escape in southern california. five people have been taken into custody so far. it's been nearly a week since three men disappeared from a maximum security jail. here's abc's kayna whitworth. >> reporter: abc news the first inside the maximum security prison, learning of arrests in the investigation into the
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orange county. the arrests, not of the suspects themselves. and are these people that the justice system is familiar with already? >> yes. >> reporter: here's the roof where authorities say they cut through barbed wire and rappelled down, using that rope made from bed sheets. court documents obtained by abc news shedding new light on the elaborate escape. >> but he obviously was calculating a way to get out of this jail, now that we've seen what has happened. >> reporter: authorities say they sawed through a door to the plumbing system. then fashioned a rope sling so they could pull themselves up into the ventilation tunnels. how it happened without being noticed? still unexplained. hossein nayeri's alleged crimes of attempted murder and torture well documented. jonathan teiu and bac tien duong accused of murder and attempted murder, both with strong gang ties. the sheriff telling me that when this jail was originally built 50 years ago, it housed mainly lesser criminals. today, 70% of the inmates are accused of felonies.
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ana, california. to overseas now in poland. a somber anniversary marked at one of the most notorious symbols of human suffering in world war ii. dozens of elderly holocaust survivors laid flowers at the wall of death located inside the concentration camp at auschwitz. many wore blue and white stripes. the camp was liberated 71 years ago by the soviet army. and in arlington national cemetery, another day of remembrance this time by nasa. three decades after a disaster, the space agency will honor its fallen astronauts in ceremonies today marking the 30th anniversary of the "challenger" space shuttle tragedy. in addition to the "challenger" seven-member crew, nasa will remember the three astronauts who died on the launch pad in the "apollo 1" fire in 1967. this morning investigators are baffled over why passengers
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flight suddenly felt so sick, the pilot had to make an emergency landing. abc's david kerley reports. >> reporter: with a flight attendant collapsing in the aisle, then other crew members and passengers falling ill, the l.a.-bound american airlines flight returned to london to flashing lights and emergency vehicles. members of the band race the horizon were on board. >> she just literally fainted. she just stumbled literally within touching distance of me. it was crazy. i've never witnessed anything like that. >> reporter: that's when the others started falling ill around the band member. american airlines says two passengers complained, and london officials say four crew members were lightheaded. all were released. london fire crews checked inside the aircraft and all the luggage which was taken off the boeing 777. no hazardous substance was detected by the crews. so it is still a mystery why those people became ill on the flight. david kerley, abc news, washington. a woman from colorado working as an au pair in austria has been found dead in her
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the 25-year-old identified as lauren mann was found in a pool of blood. they are reportedly investigating her death as a possible homicide. reports say her body was found in total darkness because all the lights in her apartment had burned out. in mexico, meantime, we get new video released by authorities showing drug kingpin joaquin "el chapo" guzman arriving at the maximum security prison after recapture earlier this month it shows him being fingerprinted and processed at the same prison from which he escaped last july andws guzman after getting his head shaved being informed about the process for his extradition to the united states. interest rates will stay the same at least for now despite some economic slowdown with economic growth. however the federal reserve is pledging to keep a close eye on turbulence around the world and in the financial marks investors not too thrilled about the fed's decision to keep rates alone.
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wendy's is investigating a possible security breach. the fast food chain said it had gotten reports of unusual activity on cards that had recently been used at some of its locations. apparently fraudulent charges were showing up on cards after they had been used at wendy's. the lowly cable box may be due for an upgrade. under a new proposal from the fcc, cable and satellite customers could purchase the device they use to watch programming. right now nearly everyone must lease the box from their provider to the tune of about $230 a year. is that how much we're paying? the proposal comes up for vote next month. just over a week away from super bowl 50 and ticket prices are now topping $5300 each. it comes as new york attorney general's office finds that the average fan these days has no chance of buying a decent seat to any popular event at face value. less than half the tickets for concerts, sports and other events are reserved for the public, but most are held by insiders.
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the end by the brokers who resell, it's done at a significant markup. >> concert tickets are ridiculous nowadays. by the way, speaking of the super bowl, just south of san francisco, nfl crews are busy decking out levi stadium for super bowl 50. >> it's the biggest issue is the stadium's playing field. making sure that el nino storms don't drench the newly grown sod. the ground crew are kolding that grass daily and they promise it will be perfect on game day. and scoreboards are also being tested every day. and the 49ers' logos are long gone, replaced by those of the denver broncos and carolina panthers mostly. the big number 50 seen everywhere on super bowl signs, as well. those are there, as well. >> lots of preparations. >> yeah. coming up, it's national blueberry pancake day. and we're being served an amazing breakfast with an enticing twist. >> i should have saved my carbs
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speaking of food and oprah winfrey, the success of the weight watchers and how she's breaking bread and losing weight. and a woman who was waiting for a transplant and got the call to go to the hospital, except there was a blizzard. how a hero made it happen. also, check out our behind the saeps pics on instagram, abcwnn. you're watching "world news now."wmn. you're watching "world news now." i pinky promised my little girl bulous garden party for her birthday. so i mowed the lawn, put up all the decorations. i thought i got everything. almost everything! you know, 1 in 10 houses could get hit by a septic disaster, and a bill of up to $13,000. but for only $7 a month, rid-x is scientifically proven to break down waste, helping you avoid a septic disaster. rid-x. the #1 brand used by septic professionals in their own tanks. hey buddy, let's get these dayquil liquid gels and go. but these liquid gels are new. mucinex fast max. it's the same difference.
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philadelphia showing the moment that van slammed into two vehicles and a house after both men in the vehicle had been shot. seconds later, video shows the two men who were shot fleeing the scene on foot. both men did survive. one had been shot in the face. police have made an arrest in that shooting but they're looking for other suspects who may have been involved in that scene. baltimore expects to have completely dug out of all of its streets by tomorrow. six days after that historic blizzard and things finally getting back to normal in newark, new jersey. kids back in school yesterday. but the clean-up not over yet. while most roads are passable, giant snow banks blocked many side streets. as the sno melts and more people dig out, we're really uncovering some incredible stories from the big storm. >> including one woman with a chance of a life-saving transplant, but very little window of time.
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abc's eva pilgrim has the story. >> reporter: a storm shutting down new york just as melody got the news she had been waiting a year and a half to hear. >> when she called and said, we have a kidney for you, i almost fell off the bed. >> reporter: now the 64-year-old would have to beat the clock and the weather to get to the stonebrook university hospital. she had less than 24 hours to get on the operating table. her knight in a shining ambulance pete amato. >> i think the realization was when i said to you one person's tragedy is another's miracle. >> reporter: he understood because a decade ago his own brother received a life-saving kidney transplant in the whiteout conditions barely missing multiple accidents along the way. >> my fear is we were going to get stuck. >> reporter: the pair made it, rushing her into the 3 1/2-hour operation. this morning she and her new kidney are doing well. >> so many people have to sign the back of their license and donate especially if you die. what do you need your kidney for? >> reporter: eva pilgrim, abc
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>> good advice. >> so important. >> she had been waiting for 18 months. >> that driver's license so ke to be a nor. coming up in our next half hour, hoping for a cure for a different ailment. and the miracle drug pamela anderson says saved her. our reporter confronting the politician standing in the way of others who need the same treatment but can't afford it. but first, oprah's midas touch, turning tweets into gold. dropping pounds while eating bread every day. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now"
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weight loss inspiring millions. not just millions of people, but millions of dollars. >> we're talking about oprah winfrey, the weight watchers pitchwoman and company investor. she's revealing her success and also cashing in at the same time. >> and eating bread. >> yes. andere's abc's abbie boudreau. >> my favorite breakfast because i love bread. >> reporter: and her love for bread not slowing down her diet. oprah now announcing her 26-pound weight loss while never depriving herself of her favorite thing. >> i don't deny myself bread. i have bread every day. >> reporter: no denying oprah's long-time struggle with her weight, trying for years to stay slim. >> it is amazing to me that i can't lift it but i used to carry it around every day. >> reporter: now she's turning to weight watchers and its calorie-counting point system to finally lose the weight and keep it off. and she says it's working. tweeting this week to her 30 million followers, eat t ead,
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what? #comejoinme. but eating bread every single day? >> the grainiest, nuttiest, seed bread. >> reporter: nutritionist maya feller says it is possible to lose weight while eating bread, but warns not to get carried away. >> don't be afraid of carbs. just know what you're eating. when you pay attention to portion size, you can lose weight. >> reporter: she says read the label. anything with the words whole grain or whole wheat is best for weight loss. the queen of talk now hoping her inspire others. >> if not now, when? i feel that way and i know millions of other people feel that way. >> reporter: abbie boudreau, abc news, los angeles. >> okay. so what better way to celebrate some carbs. >> uh-huh. >> let's do it. >> national blueberry pancake day. and all the good folks at driscolls you see here, have
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the breakfast treat. wow, look at there. >> they're really hot, so the whipped cream has melted. the whipped cream has no points because it's national blueberry pancake day. >> this is like 500 weight watcher points. >> it's zero. >> this is gorgeous. because i love to make my kids pancakes on the weekend, but what's the secret to a really good pancake? >> getting your kids involved for one and putting blueberries is a great way. what we do, a lemon ricotta blueberry pancake. we use ricotta and milk and then we beat the egg whites and fold it in so they get nice and light and fluffy. >> so the egg whites to do what? >> they make it light, puff up more. gives it a delicate texture. >> get rid of the yolk. >> no, it's there, as well. you beat them so they get all fluffy. >> would it be good? >> you can definitely add bourbon to that. >> i would put bourbon and maple syrup together. you don't even need maple syrup. bourbon and maple
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and now it's time for "the mix." so, a minnesota girls basketball team was told over the weekend, guess what, girls, you guys are too good, so we're not going to let you play in our northwest suburban basketball league anymore. >> what? >> can you believe that. it w w a three-on-three weekend showcase for the girls. the coach and parents and them found out they have new rules. they're just so good, their skill level is not good for the club. so they're going to pull them out of the league. the coach is like, wait a minute. he's going to protest and plead his case to officials on monday. they're hoping to get back in. >> that's never happened to the brooklyn nets. never will. okay. take a look at golfer thomas peters. a good-looking guy. has good hair. a young guy. this is what he actually looks like. then the pga got involved and decided, you know what, kid, you need a haircut.
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so they photoshopped. this is his official pga photo there on the left of the screen. and then that's what he normally looks like. he put it out there and said, this is really what i look like, folks. the side by sisi. >> i like him with longer hair >> yeah, more bad boy. oh, well. >> all right. don't let them photoshop your hair, folks. that's the lesson of that story. >>ctually, i have long hair. >> that didn't work, huh? well, a former manchester united forward shinji congawa takes on 30 school children in a really interesting, look at him. versus the 30 school children. it's a bizarre sort of football game and they score. look at that. they can't keep up with him. >> i can't believe that he scored on them. >> he did score on them. >> that's not nice. >> and then he celebrated scoring past that child. all right. so, this is my favorite thing of all time. you know i have this weird little obsession with great falls, montana. >> you do.
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and happening in great falls, montana, right now and since monday, somethg called live in it to win it. >> okay. >> so these are four people, three guys, one woman, they're all in this dodge ram and they're going to live there and try to outlast each other to see who will win this $38,000 truck. >> what? >> yes. so this is earlier today. do we have the live picture of right now? oh, they just turned the lights out. but this is stimulating right now, folks. this is life in great falls, montana. they just turned the lights out within the last few seconds. >> wow. >> so, they're just going to live in it. i should point out, the last person that did this last year, stayed in it for more than 390 hours, or roughly 16 days. >> what if you have to go to the bathroom?
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making news in america this morning, debate day with someone missing. the gop front-runner donald trump refusing to go on stage and still taking shots at moderator megyn kelly. plus, bernie sanders and his meeting with president obama. breaking overnight, more arrests in the oregon standoff plus a new message from the group's leader to his followers who are still holed up on federal land. daring rescue. strangers banding together forming a human chain to save a driver with his truck on the edge of a cliff. and strange surprise for a woman waking up. an animal usually found in the jungle in her bed. a good thursday morning to you, everyone. we begin with high drama in the race for 2016. >> yeah, just days before
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participate in tonight's gop debate on fox news. it comes as the latest poll shows trump enjoying a wide lead ahead of his closest challengers, ted cruz and marco rubio. right now abc's ray raimundi joins us, ray, good morning. >> reporter: hey, good morning to you, reena and kendis. the seventh republican gop debate will happen with swirling controversy. donald trump says he will be absent. his republican rivals seizing the opportunity. this as all candidates are pushing forward for the all-important iowa vote, which is now just four days away. the fox news donald trump debate controversy continues this morning. both sides engaged in a high-stakes game of chicken just hours before tonight's final debate. >> you're not giving them the -- >> i'm not walking away. i was pushed away. i'm not walking away. >> reporter: trump defending his decision to skip out on the republican debate on fox news. >> i was not treated well by fox. i have zero respect for megyn kelly. i don't think she's very good at what she does. i think she's highly overrated. >> reporter: and the gop front-runner's republican
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decision to be a no show, particularly senator ted cruz. >> if someone did that, didn't show up at the interview, you know what you'd say, you're fired. >> reporter: the texas senator also now challenging trump to a one-on-one debate. trump tweeting his response saying, okay, can we do it in canada? on the democratic side bernie sanders meeting with the man he'd like to replace at the white house. president obama and sanders' long discussed meeting was a way for the president to show neutrality in the close primary race. back in iowa, former president bill clinton stumping for his wife ahead of monday's caucuses and donald trump says he will be holding a fund-raiser for veterans in iowa at the same time of the fox news debate which is literally just two miles away. reena, kendis, back to you. >> all right, wow, very close there. ray raimundi, thank you. well, breaking news overnight in that standoff at an oregon wildlife refuge. three more members of the militia have been arrested.
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themselves in without incident at a checkpoint outside the refuge. the arrests come after the group's leader ammon bundy and seven others were taken into custody yesterday. another member was shot and killed during a confrontation with authorities. bundy issued a statement through his attorney asking for an end to the standoff. >> i'm asking the federal government to allow the people at the refuge to go home without being prosecuted. to those remaining at the refuge, i love you. let us take this fight from here. please stand down. please stand down. go home and hug your families. this fight is ours for now in the courts. please go home. >> reporter: bundy along with six others have been arraigned in federal court. the judge denied bail calling the group a flight risk and a danger to public safety. well, new this mning, what started as a routine traffic
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highway ended in a deadly shooting. a georgia state trooper tried stopping a speeding pickup truck but the driver took off triggering a ten-mile chase and a massive traffic backup. once the truck finally stopped, the driver fired at troops who fired back. the driver later died in surgery. one trooper was injured, but he is expected to make a full recocory. to the midwest now and the widow of a chicago area police officer who died in a staged suicide has been indicted by grand jury. melody gliniewicz faces charges for helping her late husband siphon thousands of dollars from a charity. investigators say they used the money for a trip to hawaii and to dine at restaurants. her lawyer says gliniewicz was a victim of her husband's secret actions. well, more arrested are expected in connection with that high-profile jail break in southern california. the orange county sheriff's office announced yesterday that five people were taken into custody for helping in the escape. it's been nearly a week since three inmates described as armed and dangerous were able to
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to freedom. they are still on the run. new video released by authorities in mexico show another former escaped inmate drug king joaquin "el chapo" guzman shortly after his's capture earlier this month. the video shows guzman arriving at that same maximum security prison from which he escaped last july being fingerprinted and processed. it also shows footage showing the moment he robbed a car and escaped with it minutes before his arrest. happening in europe this morning, police in austria investigating the death of a woman from colorado as a possible homicide. 25-year-old lauren mann had been working in vienna as an au pair, police say no weapons were found at the scene, and deepening this was found in total darkness because all the lights in her apartment had been burned out. well, here at home president obama set to take aim at what vice president joe biden called a moonshot to cure cancer. mr. obama will sign a
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creating a white house task force on cancer appointing biden to lead the panel. mr. obama pledged in his state of the union address earlier this month to initiate a disease similar to the efforts parts of south florida cleaning up today. from a series of severe storms that spawned even a tornado. the twister tossed around cars and trucks, knocked down there. at least one person was injured. the national weather service says the twister had winds estimated at 100 miles an hour. let's look at the radar, shall we, because over south florida a thick line of storms, once again, continuing to rake across that area. some storms could be severe around west palm beach, ft. myers, as well as miami and might include some damaging winds and even a threat for a few weak tornadoes. well, crews from the nfl are working hard to spruce up levi stadium for super bowl 50. >> right now their main focus is
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surveillance video out of philadelphia showing a moment a van slammed into a car and a house. both men had been shot. seconds later the video shows the two men shot running from the scene on foot. both men did survive. police have made at least one arrest in that wild incident there. a three-year investigation by new york's attorney general's office confirms what many americans long suspected. event ticket prices are just out of control. the investigation finds the average fan these days has almost no chance of buying a decent seat at face value. less than half of the tickets for concert, sports and other big events are reserved for the public. most are held by insiders and much of what is released ends up with brokers who resell at a tig markup. well,he lowly cable box may be due for anup grade. cable and satellite customers
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use to watch programming. right now nearly everyone must lease the box from their provider to the tune of about $230 a year. the proposal comes up for vote next month. facebook's profits continue to soar. the social network's quarterly profits top $1 billion for 9 first time. the results are largely due to their success at selling ads on mobile devices. for the first time more than 90% of monthly and daily active users were on mobile devices. a first for amazon. they are running an ad on the super bowl this year. >> all right, let's hear it. cheerleaders. >> cheerleaders. marino, again, i thought you were the expert at these parties. >> it would be the commercial featuring alec baldwin and dan marino, the two are getting help planning a super bowl party with the help of amazon echo, the retailers from virtual assistant. we'll have to see the rest super bowl sunday. when we come back, a plane forced to land after passengers and crew members get sick.
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are having a hard time believing that. officials urge the public to patient and continue to report any blocked streets. okay, for a look at this morning's road conditions driving will be slippery across the upper midwest and great lakes areas and drivers will be dealing with flooding conditions in the pacific northwest and much of florida. if you're flying delays possible in miami. well, investigators are trying to figure out why passengers and crew on board an american airlines flight suddenly felt so sick. >> the plane was well into its flight from london's heathrow airport to l.a.x. in los angeles when the cockpit called for help board. passengers complained of feeling sick and one flight attendant collapsed in the aisle. >> she just literally fainted. she just stumbled literally within touching distance of me. it was crazy. i've never witnessed anything like that. >> well, the pilot made an emergency landing. crews found no evidence of hazardous substances on board. aviation experts say the plane's
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well, health news and what's being called a game changer when it comes to understand schizophrenia. a new study finds a normal brain processes -- which process gets kicked into overdrive is a potential factory. the discovery could lead to better treatment and the potential for prevention. almost 1% of the general population will have schizophrenia at some pointn their lives. now to a powerful image that is emerging in the wake of that monster norm this past weekend. complete strangers forming a human chain to save a truck driver's life. the big rig driver had lost control and swerved off the pennsylvania turnpike dangling over the edge of a hill. look at that. those good samaritans held the trailer steady until they could pull the injured driver from the cab. >> all i kept hearing were the trees cracking. i didn't want to go down but i started smelling diesel fuel worried about catching on fire
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guy up there breaking a limb for mend helping me get out. >> get these, these random strangers and rescuers ignored thth fuel that was gushing everywhere and the smoke that was billowing from that truck. well, three-legged pit bull from wisconsin being called a hero after taking a bullet for his family. levi was home when a man with a gun entered their house. the gunman ordered the homeowners to lie on the floor and demanded money and drugs. that's when levi began to growl eventually scaring the guy off but not before being shot in the process. he's going to be okay. >> time now for sports. golden state warriors still on the roll. >> here now with the highlights neil and stan at espn. >> he's stan, i'm neil. we do as we're told and we were told to do this. >> warriors looking for their 40th consecutive win at home. not this season, trying to get to 22-0.
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ready knocking down shots much to the delight of draymond een. head 14 points, second fewest this season. no worries, though. klay thompson, 26 in the first half. third most in a half this season. he wound up with 45 for the game. 45, a season high, second most in his career. he hit shots from all over and then curry helped him out in the second half, warriors over the mavs, 127-107. if anyoneast any idea what dennis wideman was thinking, the nhl will like to talk to you too. they'll be talking to wideman after this. >> he checked the linesman. obviously you can't do that. afterwards wideman said it was an accident. videotape tells the truth. that's when the people will be talking about thursday and friday in the nh lchltl talking about
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>> i think the nhl is looking at that videotape. >> yeah. >> that's it for us. back to you. >> okay, watch the next game to see what happens. >> yeah, i think he'll be suspended. up next in "the pulse," quite the surprise. a woman wakes up to find this sleeping on her chest. and impressive feat. squatting nearly 900 pounds. you won't believe his age. this is the joy for me. i love bread! i love bread. i now just manage it, so i don't deny myself bread, i have bread everyday. that's the genius of this program.
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of a comedy special set to air on british tv later this year. despite all the jokes about his light skin, the choice of fiennes has unleashed an uproar chastising producers for not casting a black man. even fiennes was shocked. >> a lot saying there aren't any good roles for black actors. here's a good one at least for half of michael jackson's life. professional golfer from belgium got a haircut in take a look at his head shotre of thomas pieters. how he looks on the right but the one on the left is how his official photo turned out, shorter, not so curly. >> well, pieters posted it with a hashtag, where are my curls. the pga later admitting the
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have some guidelines they would like to put out there. >> long hair is not a thing. >> yes. >> okay. >> do something. >> let's hope not. also going a bit too far from its native home of the rain forest of south america was this guy. it is a kinkajou and it ended up in south florida, where else. >> yeah, so a 99-year-old woman woke up to this. finding this actually napping on her chest. >> the lady is sound asleep and she feels something on her chest and she slowly wakes up and realizes there is an animal curled up sleeping on her chest. i don't know. i guess her first impression was that might be a cat but when they both got a look atach other, they both freaked out. e lady screamed. the kinkajou took off and went into her attic. >> she was 99. i'm glad she didn't have a heart attack. >> thank the lord she's still with us.
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how did a kinkajou get into the country? the little guy turned out to be somebody's pet. he was reunited at a miami veterinarian's office. >> clearly donald trump was right. we have an immigration problem. the kinkajou is a member of the raccoonfamily. they're usually peaceful but they can be extremely, extremely dangerous and scary in the middle of the night. finally an american teenager is already one of the strongest men in the world. >> yeah, this video, joseph pena is going everywhere this morning. you see him right there, he's squatting 875 pounds. here's the catch. he's just 17 years old. >> wow, this is at a weight lifting competition in san antonio. no shocker, he won. he's already a record holder for squatting 700 pounds. that was when he was 15. >> putting way too much pressure on our children these days. more news after this.road with. no one i'd rather have dinner and a movie with. no one i'd rather lean on.
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tonight's gop debate on fox. over moderator megyn kelly. well, he says she's biased and unfair. three more militia members have been arrested as he left. the leader is now being held without bail and asking those at the refuge to go home. parts of south florida are cleaning up from a series of severe storms that spawned a tornado injuring at least one person. the national weather service says the twister packed winds of up to 100 miles per hour. okay, speaking of weather, more severe storms for south florida, lake-effect snow across the great lakes. heavy rain for the pacific northwest but sunny and clear for most of the nation. well, new york woman had been waiting for what seemed like forever for a kidney transplant then got a call that a perfect match had become available. sounds like a happy ending. >> except her life-saving surgery was almost derayed by last weekend's blizzard. it virtually shut down all of the east coast.
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>> reporter: a blizzard shutting down the city after this -- >> she said we have a kidney for you. i almost fell off the bed. >> reporter: she would have to beat the clock and weather to get to stony brook university hospital on long island. she had less than 24 hours tops to get on the operating table. her night in a shining ambulance pete amato. >> the realization was when i said to you one person's tragedy is another person's peeral. >> reporter: amato understood because a decade ago his brother received a life-saving kidney transplant. in whiteout conditions barely missing multiple accidents along the way. >> my fear was somebody was going to crash into us or we were going to get stuck. >> reporter: the pair made it rushing her into the 3 1/2 operation and this morning she and her new kidney are doing well. >> they have to sign the back of their license andeally have to donate especially if you die, what do you need your kidney for.
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>> i like how she had her sense of human sfler good advice from her. there was another story from the big storm. actually some great picture, as well. >> a couple outside philadelphia celebrating the ultimate white wedding. look at that. joanna and ryan trotman. made the best of the blizzard. so did the bridal party. they refused to cancel their special day. >> beautiful pictures with the winter wonderland. their photographer captured the perfect wedding day pictures. only half their guests were able to show up but they got some great pictures to remember their big day. congratulations to them. >> they can get through anything if they can make it through that. >> absolutely. that's what's making news in
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