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this morning on "world news now," furious storms, killer tornadoes from the gulf coast to virginia a the snowstorm that canceled hundreds of flights in the midwest. the human toll and today's clean-up. >> speaking out, apple's ceo tim cooke reveals his side of the story as the justice department orders his company to unlock a terrorist locked iphone. it's an abc news exclusive. a a astronaut scott kelly's cord setting year in space is almost over. >> what he loves about the space station. what he misses about earth and the food he cannot wait to eat. and later, adele treated like a queen at britain's version of the grammy awards. her performance and honors in "the skinny" on this thursday, february 25th. >>nnouncer: from abc news, this is "world news now."
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>> she was stunning. i was so glad to see her back on the horse again. >> she looked stunning, she sounded great. it was a good thing. we'll get to that, of course, a little bit later. i was looking for my thunder buddy last night. there was a lot of thunder through new york city and up andnd down the east coast. the eastern two-thirds of the nation facing a major clean-up today after those daging storms. nearly a foot of wet heavy snow pounded the greater chicago area, forcing nearly 1200 flights to be canceled and with temperatures dropping overnight this morning's commute is likely to be dangerous. >> that same system also produced thunderstorms a tornadoes in the mid-atlantic leaving at least four people de, dozens injured and buildings destroyed. meganen huz begins our coverage. >> reporter: the deadly winter storm system moves north, bringing waves of rain and terrifying twisters. this one captured in north carolina. this time lapse shows the storm
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trees into homes, cars and power linessthere. in virginia, a statete of emergency in effect. homes. >> we didn't know it was a tornado but knew something was going on that wasn't good. >> reporter: this is the same system that spawned more than 30 tornadoes in the last 24 hour. >> god let us be okay and get through this. >> reporter: first tearing across louisiana, destroying this rv park.. in pensacola, fl, an ef-3 tornado pacacng 155-mile-per-hour winds destroyed homes and apartment buildings. as the front side of this system continues triggering warnings and watches, the backside is creating blizzard conditions. >> we're asking people who don't need to make the trip, don't make the trip today. >> reporter: in parts of illinois and indiana, conditions are nearly whiteout. the snow coming down faster than plows c c clear it or shoem owners can shovel it. >> i'm trying to get some of it now and some later. >> reporter: even with school canceled, some kids couldn't get
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>> yeah, school, i'm going over to my grandma's house. i'm shoveling snow. >> i spent the last 30 years in houston, texas, this is different. >> reporter: megan hughes, abc news, washington. incredible images. checking today's forecast, that win the are storm system dumped snow on the eastern great lakes and ohio valleys. heavy rain in new england, the south drys cam out after the tornado outbreak. mild in the west. >> '30s in minneapolis and detroit 40s in kansas city and atlanta. 60s in seattle and dallas and 80s in los angeles and phoenix. a new isis video threatens the lives of facebook founder mark zucker burke and jack dorsey, the head off twitter. the 25-minute video is too disturbing to show showing pictures an of the two covered in bullet holes. facebook is responding to remove posts that promote terrorism. reaction coming in now to tim cooke speaking out in an
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cooke tells david muir that his company has cooperated fully with the fbi on the san bernardino shooting investigation. but cooke says apple won't help the bureau break into the iphone of sayed farook. doing so they say would require software that would make hundreds of millions of customers vulnerable. >> the only way we know would be to write a piece of software that we view as sort of the software equivalent of cancer. we think it's bad newso write. we wouou never write it. we have never written it. and that is what is at stake here. but a senior government officialells us the fbi wants apple to develop a way into the phone that will only be known to the company itself. and no one else. in his interview, cooke also suggested the government made a mistake in not contacting apple before resetting the password that's assssiated with the phphe. >> fbiirected the county to resethe i cloud password. when that is done, the phone
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cloud. and so i wish they would have contacted us earlier so that that would not have been the case. a government official counters that saying whether it was a mistake or not, the fbi would still be asking for access to the phone. that's because the i cloud would not have provided acis eses all thee datan the device. oke also sayay he will be addressing the entire matter with president obama and that he's prepared for the case to go all the way to the supreme court apple has till tomorrow to file a legal response to the judge's order to help unlock the phone. the republicans are preparing to face off in houston tonight. their final debate before super tuesday. after winning the nevada, donald trump is now tangling with mitit romney and last nightht marco rubio attacked trump by name accusing him of not taking a strong enough stance on obamacare and the middle east conflict. more now from abc's tom llamas. >> reporter: fresh off. running the table in nevada, donald trump sounding like the
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two months. we might n n even need the two months, folks, to be honest, all right? will you come out here, pat? look at him. >> reporter: trump in virginia sideby side with revan gellist pat robertson. >> man, it's good to have you here with us. >> reporter: so confident, he's now revealing his priorities for a running mate. apparently the outsider candidate wants an insider v.p., someone able to help him cut deals in washington. >> i do want somebody that's political, because i want to get lots of great legislation that we all want passed, that's just sitting there for years and years and years. >> reporter: in nevada, trump scooping up more votes that his two top rivals combined. >> after a whole lot of months on the road, it is good to be home. >> reporter: senator ted cruz, in houston, endorsed by the texas governor and lashing out at trump. >> we are not a people who are impressed by a lot of blustery rhetoric that's not backed u uby
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the time for the clowns and the acrobats and the dancing bears has passed. >> reporter: but right across town, rising rival, senator marco rubio. >> we cannot have a commander in chief that is not ready the first day in office. you can't just say, well, when i get there, i'll hire the smartest people and they're going to tell me what to do. >> reporter: but both senatoto struggling to compete with the trtrp show. in a rare interview is, the mogul's model wife, melania, describing what first drew her to the donald. >> his mind. amazing mind. i'm my own person, he's his own person. and i think that's very important. i don't want to change him, he doesn't want to change me. >> and mitt romney calling for donald trump and the other candidates to release their tax returns. romney says he thinks t tre's a "bombshell in trump's tax returns cite nothing proof, romney says he thinks trump is not as rich as he claims to be or that he's given as much to charity as he says he has. trump called romney a fool and
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tough guy. tom llamas, abc news, new york. >> new developments in the battle over the president's preme court nominee. sources tell abc news he is considering a republican, nevada governor brian scan sandoval to replace the le justice scalia. he supports abortion rights. this is seen as an overture to the gop senator who's say they'll refuse any hearings on the president's nominee. >> my hope and expectation is that once there is an actual nominee, once this is no longer abtraction, that those on the judiciary committee recognize that their job is to give this person a hearing. >> senate majority leader mitch mcconnell and judiciary chairman chuck grassley both agreed to meet with the president in the coming weeks over the nomination. >> so last week we told you about a patent application from jetmaker airbus for seats with storage underneath.
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seats. take a look. this is what current economy class seats in airbus planes look like. now the company has filed a patent for a reconfigurable passenger bench seat. >> they took the park bench. >> pretty much. this is a park bench. look at the little people. it could accommodate not only larger passengers but children, as well. detachable seat belts would be used for everyone. no matter their size. >> is there an inflatable slide that also comes out for the kids? >> kind of seems like a ride. but no more of those extended seat belt things. >> oh, boy. >> just have the bench. >> allright. >> what, jacking? >> he doesn't like that. >> he's applying his filter to that one. a good study here on "world news now" and this one ranks with the greatest ever. take some time and concentrate on this headline. pizza is addictive. >> it is ue. pizz is addictive.
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done at the university of michigan. >> the wolverines who did the research say it's addictive because it's made of dough, sauce, they're both packed with sugar and cheese and an ingredient that actss an opiate during digestion. >> cured meats like pepperoni and sausage contain salt which improves the taste. for many, no wonder it's addictive. >> let's order a pie. >> let's do it. >> let's get on that. >> can yo get on it. >> get a phone on the anchor desk. >> we should have a hot line. >> get some hototine bling but it's just for pizza. coming up in "the skinny," the most memorable movie lines of all time is your favorite on the list. there about it. scott kelly's year in space.what a record-setting astronaut loves about his job and what he misses the most on earth. >> pizza probably. >> and erin andrews from
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and maybe, a chance at greatness... because shoulders were made for greatness. not dandruff a frightening scene caught on camera at a gas station in kentucky. an e gret battery exploded a man's pocket. josh hamilton was shocked when his pants suddenly burst into the flames and he ran from the store in a panic. a clerk followed him with a fire extinguisher. he put out the flames. hamilton a suffered some serious burns on his leg g t is expected to be okay. if ever t tre was a poster board not smoking, it would be it.
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good to know he's going to be all right after that. that is frightening. so check him out. that ball band that you saw there, a man police in ohio are calling the regain bandit accused of stealing the hair growth drugging from shelves across t t state. cops say it's likely he's trying to resell the stoleegain either online or at flea markets and they don't believe he's using it on himself. obviously it's not working. > was that in the police report? >> yeah, they don't believe he's using it himself. >> oh. >> yeah. >> two interesting videos. >> on to serious news, a court battle pitting erin andrews against her stalker and marriott yesterday. >> because her father took the stand and breaking dowow in tears at times, describing how his daughter's life has been devastated. abc's ryan smith with the latest. >> the pain of his daughter's
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>> she kept screaming i'm on the internet. i'm on the internet. i'm naked. >> erin andrews wiping away tears in court as her father recounted her horror at being filmed through a peephole by michael david barrett who posted those videos online in 2008. >> i feared for her life. she wouldn't eat. she wouldn't bathe. she wouldn't talk. all she would do is cry. >> feeling she talked about on "good morning america." >> i remember my dad saying to me you may have a stalker. and i just started saying dad, don't say that word. >> reporter: barrett served 2 1/2 years for talking, andrews suing him and the owners of the pairiot for $75 million. claiming the hotel intentionally placed barrett next door to the tv star. the hotel claims barrett is a criminal who tricked them into gaining access. as for andrews father, he says his daughter hasn't been the same. >> she's a shell of the person
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>> reporter: ryan smith, abc ws, new york. testimony was prerey powerful from theheaddy thought. >> and so many years later. this happened a long time ago. you can still see the emotional toll this is having on aaron andrews. >> you certainly can. next adele's big night in london as she's crowned queen of the britts. >> what's your favorite movie line? >> my favoriteovie line? >> and can you guess what the top five movie lines are? we're going to tell you coming up.
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so congratulations once again. >> to comeback. >> pretttt cool. st week's grammy awards pushed adele back 0 number one on the billboard artist 100 charts. >> next to hollywood and the top 100 movie quotes of all time. >> so last month, the hollywood reporter polled 1600 industry insiders and their top five. >> starting with the wizard of oz. >> dorothy's iconic line as she stepped into a world bursting in techni coltoto, i have a feeling we're not in kansas anymore. >> number four from a galaxy par far away, star wars, may the force be with you. >> number three from "jaws," you're going to need a bigger boat. >> and number two from casablanca and who doesn't remember there here's looking at you, kid. >> that brings to us number one. the top movie quote of all time. >> is -- >> rhett, where shall i go, what
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>> frankly my dear, i don't give a damn. >> i thought it was going to be you had me at hello from jerry mcguire. from "gone with the wind" the last words spoken by cla gable to vivian lee as she cling to the hope she can still win him back. she's still clinging. and not winning. >> next to some big dollars paid forr ailm that hasn't even been seen yet. >> after shelling out $10 million for manchester by the sea at sundance, amazon secured streaming rights to allen's film for $15 million. >> that's three times what sony paid for his last movie "irrational man" which barely eked out $4 million. this stars is steve carell, blake lively and kristin stewart. as of now, that's all we know about it. see, the internet does pay. >> it does. >> who knew? amazon. >> more news comg up. can a toothpaste do everything well? this clean was like pow!
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i'm a rocket man, rocket man so we're talking about rocket men and one in particular who spent more time in space than any other human in known histy. >> after more than 300 days aboard the international space station, our own david kerley got the chance to speak to lim about everything from missing home to possible travel to mars. >> commander kelly, are you ready to come home? >> i'm ready. it's not like i'm climbing the walls. i recognize the importance of what we're doing on the space station and i feel like it's a privilegeeut a athe same titi, i've been up here for a long time and it will b great to g back to earth. >> this was all about seeing whether humans can go to martinez. can we make it to mars? can you do it? could another human do it?
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perspective, i think absolutely. i feel great. but you know, there are challenges especially with radiation between the earth and martinez that we need to woror on overcocong but it's sometetng that i hopeo see in my lifetime. >> you told me you knew you would hit a wall. did you hit that wall? how did you get through it and how did you feel about getting through it? what got you through it? >> i really haven't hit a wall yet. i wanted to get to the end of this with as much energy and enthusiasm that i had at the beginning. that's kind of how i still feel. if i don't hit the wall i ithe next six, seven days,, i think i'm home free. >> lightning round, when you get home, bare feet in grass or sand? >> i think grass would be my first choice. but i'll be in kazakhstan. so it have to be sand. >> or dust. >> pizza or fay lay min gualeen obviously filet. you don't really miss food that
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i miss the experience more of sitting at a table with friends and family than i do actually all the different types of food that i've missed up here. >> cheers, cheers. >> commander kelly, thanks very much. congratulations. look forward to seeing you back here on the planet. >> david kerley, abc news, washington. thank you for that, david. that was fun. >> very cool. he tweeted about seven hours ago. countdown six days left and 96 sunsets left. >> open. >> it's very coco. >> such a sense of -- oh. he said radiation. i'm not going to mars. i'm telling youow and i love food. >> i will do it. i will take one for humankind. >> we'll send you up here. >> that's true. tang, ugh. >> this is abc's "world news
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decades. goodd morning. i'm reena ninan. >> and i'm kendis gibson. here's a look at the top stoes we're following this morning on "world news now." from deadly storms leaving a path of destruction. tornadoes killing at least four people in virginia alone. whil nearly a foot of snow and blustering winds in the midwest cause flight cancellations and impassable roads. full coverage ahead. a new isis video threatens the lives of facebook founder mark zuckerberg and jack dorsey, the head of twitter. isis says it's respopoing to efforts by the two the tech giants to remove posts that incite violence and promote terrorism. >> a small colorado town is mourning the loss of a sheriff's deputy killed in a shoot-out. nate kerrigan, a 13-year veteran died while carrying out a high risk eviction. >> and planemaker airbus is considering replacing some seats withbenches. thth compapa's patent appppcation sasa the seats would be designed for larger passengers as well as children.
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stories on this thursday, february 25th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. we're going to start this half hour with the extreme weather rocking much of the nation from the midwest right to here, the east coast. >> this morning, virginia is under a state of emergency after tornadoes left at least four people dead ands tos more injured. abc's linzie janis has details. >> reporter: those deadly storms barrelling up the east coast. >> tornado just came through, right on 460. >> reporter: a suspected tornado striking waverly, virginia, shredding homes and leaving at least three dead. in the last 24 hours, at least three dozen tornadoes hitting the gulf coast. many striking at night, as people slept. >> youeed to pull over. >> reporter: in pensacola, florida, campbell garris and his girlfriend making it to their driveway, riring out the tornado
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>> oh, my god. >> all i could hear was it sounded as if i parked my truck next to a train. >> reporter: the ef-3 tornado packing 155-mile-per-hour winds, damaging more than 100 h hes here. these pepele didn't have very y much time to react at all. >> very little. very little. >> reporter: including these apartments. look at this, the entire second floor of this apartment building ripped off. you can see right into people's living rooms. >> look at that thing coming in here like this. >> reporter: twisters claiming the lives of at least three others, including two at this louisiana r.v. park. where ashley east and her family were huddling together. what was it like going through that tornado? what were you thinking? >> just, god -- let us be okay. let us get through this. >> reporter: it the tornado ripped through this neighborhood, destroying this home. but look. a stack of books still sitting on the piano and here the refrigerator still standing. linzie janis, abc news.
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system. the greater chicago metropolitan area is also facing a major clean-up where as much as a foot of wet heavy snow created hazardous travel conditions. the storm forced the cancellation of nearly 1200 flights into and out of the chicago area airports. hundreds of snow plows tried keeping up but many drivers found themselves trapped. conditions could be even more dangerous later on this morning with falling temperatures turning roadways into sheets of ice. >> checking today's forecast, the eastern great lakes and ohio valley can expect several inches out. chilly in the north and rain in new england. trying out in the tornado zone in the deep southing. > 80s in la, 60s and 70s in seattle, new orleans and miami. boston. 30s in chicago and detroit. well, fresh off his big win in nevada, donald trump is
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this time it is mitt romney, the former presidential nominee has challenged trump to show the public his taxes. romney says that he believes trump is hiding a bombshell in those taxes possibly showing he's been lying about his net worth or donations to vets. trump hit back calling romney awkward and goofy saying he blew the 201 election. the republicans are taking the teenage in houston tonht for their final debate before super tuesday. and the three leading candidates are throwing the most punches. yet, it's your voice, your vote. abc's bazi kanani is covering the campaign starting with the republicans. >> reporter: after celebrating a landslide victory in nevada -- >> i grab and grab and grab. you know, i get greedy. i want money money. now we're going to get greedy for the united states. we're going to grab and grab. >> reporter: a tamer donald trump before an audience of evangelicals in virginia. >> i've got to be a good person today, at least for the next hour. >> reporter: still trump
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attacks on senator ted cruz. >> senator ted cruz gave us obama in care in a true sense. it's true. >> reporter: cruz and marco rubio coming in neck and neck for the second contest in a row are now lobbing the same criticism an the front runner. >> if doesn't became president, nobodies what he would do. >> doesn't hasn't outlines what he's going to do on any issue. >> trump picks up endorsements from two members of congress. hillary clinton gains the endorsement of senate minority leader harry reid. i want an electioning about real change that will make a difference in people's lives. orter: with clinton heading into this weekend's south carolina primary with a dominant lead, bernie sanders is already looking ahead to the next contest on super tuesday. >> secretary clinton was the inevitable candidate. she is not the inevitable candidate now. i think we've got a real shot to win it.
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and one territory head to the polls on super tuesday. a crucial day for republicans and democrats. reena, kendis? >> our thanks to bazi there in d.c..john kasich is apparently undeterred despite a dismal showing in nevada. the ohio governor is rejecting calls from fellow republicans to drop out of the race. kasich had a direct message about quitting. he said "forget about it." >> sounds very new york. president obama's choice for the next supreme court justice has been a top issue on the campaign trail. and now there's a n development. >> apparently the president is said to be considering nevada's republican be governor brian sandoval as a possible choice. arlet sands is in washington with the details. >> reporter: good morning. the democratic president may be eyeing a republican for the supreme court. a democratic source tells abc news, president obama is considering nevada g overnor
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late justice antonin scalia. he is 52. the republican has served as nevada's governor for five years. prior to that, i was nevada's first hispanic federal judge. he was appointed by president george w. b bh in005 and unanimously confirmed by the senate. sandoval is considered a centrist. he support supports abortion rights and impla memted a controversial part of the health care plan. floatinging a republican name could be an overture to gop senator who's refuse any hearings on the president's nominee. >> my hope and expectationing is that once therere isn actual nominee, once this is n n longer an abstraction, that those on the judiciary committee recognize that their job is to give this person a hearing. >> reporter: president obama is expected to make that pitch in person to top republicans. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell and judiciary chairman
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meet with th president in the coming weeks. >> all right.t. thank you. one of the senato who would be asked to vote on supreme court nominee took a trip to africa last week and got up and close and personal with some of the animals. senator jeff flake of arina and some others were squarely in the sights of a charging pack of elephants during a boat ride. a hippo show off some teeth. the purpose of flake's trip was to learn more about wildlife poaching. you can say that will t.y.'s trip to africa was a lot smoother than that. >> do you think they found t.j.? usually they run towards people. they ran the other way. >> they ran the other way. can you imagine? >> t.j.'s coming, run, run. >> you got to be chronicled on instagram escaped from africa he. >> so much fun. i felt like i was actually on a safari into good tv. a different type of
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veterans who lost limbs. they're attending a winter sports camp in the heiseyligh sierra. >> hitting the slopes all this week. skiing and snow boarding all part of a week lockling event to achieve tahoe. >> incredible. and when they get to the bottom of the run, they get on snowmobiles for the ride back up to the top. th whole thing is meant to normally wouldn't do. >> i couldn't do that. impressive. they have to get on a ski lift. we've had so many reports of ski lift problems lately, they're better off. >> impressive and inspireing. coming up, all the security before the academy awards and how the oscar winners a kept secret. >> the major makeover for facebook users. yir like something when you can love thing? >> and the abc news exclusive, david muir's interview with apple ceo tim cooke.
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had. but this case is not about one phone. this c ce iss about the fure. what is at stake here is can the government compel apple to write software that we believe would make hundreds of millions of customers vulnerable around the world including the u.s. and you'd have to write that system in order to unlock that phone? >> yes. the only way we know would be to write a piece of software that we view as sort of the sosowarequiv lint of cacaer. wewehink it't' bad news t t write. we would never write it. we have never written it. and that is what is at stake her. >> reporter: the fbi says it believes that syed farook used that phone to communicate with his wife, his accomplice. do you struggle with the possibility that there could be information on that phone that could reveal other plots and people who were involved in planning the attack? >> david, if we knew a way to
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that we havav't already given, if we knew a way to do this, that would not expose hundreds of millions of other people to issues, we would obviously do it. >> reporter: i want to get to what the fbi director james comey said. he said it's about "14 people who were slaughtered and many more had their lives ruined." maybe we can't look the survivors in the eye and ourselves if we don't follow any possible lead out there. do do you understand where he's coming from? >> i do. this is an increbly complex issue to place a backdoor if the iphone. we believe it puts hundreds of millions of customers at risk. we need to stand tall and stand tall on principle. there's probably more information about youn your phone than there is in your house. our smartphones are loaded with
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our financial data, our health records. they're also loaded with the location of our kids in many cases. and so it's not just about privacy but it's also about public safety. >> but in your quiet moments, do you have any concern that you might be able to prevent a terrorort attack by brereing into that phone? >david, some thingss are hard andome things are right. and some things are both. this is one of those things. >> and in this case, you believe there are some something that should never be created? >> correct. >> but tim cooke tells us they talked to the fbi early on giving them advice, he says on other ways to guest get information from that iphone to plug it in, to back it up to the i cloud. >> did they do that? fortunately, in the days, the early days of the investigation, an fbi directed the county to reset the i cloud password. when that is done, the flown no
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and so i wish stleld contacted us earlier so that that would not have been the case. >> how usual was that missed opportunity? >> very crucial. >> i'm curious, tim, did you ever think that you'd find yourself at the center of such a crucial national debate be? >> no. this is -- this is not a position that we would like to be in. position. to oppose your government on something doesn't feel good. and to oppose it on something where we are advocating for civil liberties, which they are supposed to protect, it is incredibly ironic. >> apple now has till fridayo sond to the court's order the fbi in the san bernardino case. david muir, abc news, san francisco. we should point out tim cooke did say he plans to fight this all the way to the supreme
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>> it was fascinating with the poll numbers, vast majority of americic of amerins support the fbi but support grew for apple among those who owned smart phones. so divided. >> but unifying, young and hold. republicans and democrats. coming up, a change, facebook is hoping you'll really like. >> maybe not just like but love like with the heart.
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>> the greatest builder is me. and i would build the greatest wall you have ever seen. >> reporter: "winter is trumping." it was originally produced for the australian broadcacaing corporation. well, instead of thumb's up, you can now give it a love or a wow or ha ha or even a sad oan angry. >> i don't think they like me very much. >> reporter: a feature that advertisers like chevy are already looking to exploit. >> start loving. >> reporter: so far, love is the most popular option. in general, that is. what's not to like about that? david wright, abc news, new york. interesting. i like the fact that they don't have aislike button. >> i wish they did. there's sl many comments. >> positive feelers out there. >> but there's so many things we would like to dislike that gets posted on our time line on our wall on facebook. don't you think? >> accentuate the positive.
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you feel that energy that is going on in the room? it is not because it's friday eve. it's because we're now three days away from hollywood's biggest night as oscar preps kick into high gear. >> it's exciting. you know, behind the glitz and glam is a highly specializeded process of tabulating those votes surrounded by security as abc's brandi hitt shows us. >> reporter: they are the best secret keepers in hollywood. martha ruiz and brian cull nen are set to carry those famous briefcases again. >> and the oscar goes to. >> reporter: holding the names of this year's winners. >> has there ever been a mistake. >> no, there hasn't. >> reporter: for82 years, plis
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the oscar ballotsts 6,261 sent out to votingembers this year on paper and online. >> we control everything from the time they go out indicated with security codes and those come back to us. we then have those in an induce closed location. >> reporter: inside that secret undisclosed location security is tight. there's a specialized alarm system, locks and no internet access where a small team counts all 24 categories by hand. >> it's up to brian and i t t then consolidate everything, counting that and recounseling that. we will stuff the envelope, close it, seal it with the red. >> those 24 inwh envelopes and a duplicate set are load flood two briefcases like this one, both locked in a vault till oscar sunday when he ruiz and cull nen enter their code and take their briefcase, each traveling a different route escorted by los angeles police.
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least one of us will get there. >> do you feel like 007? >> i an little bit. >> last year as a spoof, they even carried a third briefcase used by host neil patrick harris and backstage they only hand the envelope to the presenter just seconds before the announcement. keep? >> it's a big importantntntsecret. reality is there's secret we keep forever and that isis who got second. . los angeles. >> interesting. >> who gets a police escort? abc is the place to be oscar night. live live coverage starting at 7:00 on sunday, 4:00 p.m. pacific time of course, tune in to "world news now" next monday for a complete wrap-up. >> it's going to be a fun night.
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this morning on "world news now," inside apple. >> the company's ceo speaking out a aut a terrorist's locked iphone, privacy and why apple will not offer a q fix. our exclusive interview and response from the justice department. political demands. who is pushing donald trump to make public his tax returns? howitt is gting involved and how trump is fighting back. powerful storms from the tornadoes that killed several people in the south to the heavy snowstorms that stopped travelers in their tracks. the latest from accuweather. and later inside the oscars from the dazzling stage to the fancy diggs, b bkstage. we're getting a look at the academy awards venue even before hollywood's biggest stars are there. it is thursday, february 2h. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, everyone on this thursday. i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm reena ninan.
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apple's ceo tim cooke and his reaction to his exclusive interview with abc news. >> cooke says helping the fbi to unlock anphone used by one of the san bernardino attackers would be like creating ater key that could impact hundreds of millions of users, but a senior government official says the fbi wants apple to develop a way into that phone which will be known only inside apple. >> abc's elizabeth hur has more. good morning, elizabeth. >> reporter: kendis and reena, good morning to you. right off the bat, tim cooke addressed the victims' families of the san bernardino a aacks sayiyi that they have his deepest sympathy and no one should go through what they have been through. that said, cooke says this case is more than about just one phone. >> safety of our kids, safety of our families is very important. the protection of people's data is incredibly important. >> reporter: apple's ceo tim cooke explaining his decision
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tonight with david muir senator apple has cooperated with the fbi fully in this case this they came to us and asked us for all the information we had on this phone and we gave everything that we had. >> reporter: a judge this california ordered apple to unlock san bernardino terrorist syed farook's iphone and apple has stood firm that's not happening insisting at stake is the data security of millions of law abiding people. >> the only way to get information at least currently the only way we kw would be to write a piece of software thatt we vieww as sort off the software equivalent of cancer. that is what is at stake here. >> reporter: but in the name of public safety, aorney general loretta lynch is urging apple to comply. >> judges all over the country and on the supreme court have said that those parties must assist if it reasonably win their power to do so. >> reporter: the fight sending thousands across the country to rally in support of apple.
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finds 51% of a aricans believe that apple should unlock the phone. >> if we knew a way to do this that would not expose hundreds of millions of other people t/ issues, we would obviously do it. but again, this is not about one phone. this is about the future. >> reporter: apple has until tomorrow to file a response to the judge's order and some legal experts say this is a landmark case that could reach the supreme court. kendis and reena? >> our thanks to elizabeth there. we're going to hear me from tim cooke and our exclusive interview in our next half hour and all morning long. the latest clash between donald trump and a mainstream republican. just today after trump's landslide victory in nevada, mitt romney called on the billionaire to release his tax returns saying they may contain a bombshell. romney the former gop presidential nominee suggests that either trump is not as wealthy as he says he is, ore hasnsn been paying the kind of
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>> i think the last time he was asked about his taxes h said well, it's going to be months. look, people have a right to know if there's a problem in those taxes before they decide. >> trump fired back saying mitt romney who totally blew an election that should have been won and whose tax returns made him lookike a fool is now playing tough guy. >> the hillary clinton camp is out in force looking to shore up support ahead ofuper tuesday.y. former president bill clinton made a couple of campaign stops in virginia to make the case for his wife and accused republicans of demonizing muslims for political gain. hillary clinton spent her day shoring up support from th black community before the south carolina primary addressing the gun violence and flint water crisis. more than 9,000 people gathering here in tulsa, oklahoma, last night. 2500 of them couldn't get in. bernie sanders told supports he didn't think there there was any
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> the deadly storms that have ravaged much of the mid-atlantic are beginning to dissipate. a state of emergency in virginia where four people were killed. wind and thunderstorms knocked out power and left motorists stranded by flooding. the farming town of wavily was especially hard hit after a tornadad touched downith almost no warning. >> glad you let us get through the this. >> among those killed were two adult men and a 2-year-old boy whose bodies were found not fa are from a mobile home destroyed by the storm. >> it's a powerful system. you have wet heavy snow slamming much of the midwest especially around the greater chicago area. nearly 1200 flights have been canceled canceled. hundreds of snono plows were deplpled but many drivers found themselves trapped. forecasters are warning
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overnight creating dangerously icy road conditions can, as well. the blustery wind that came with all the snow stirred up huge waves on lake michigan prompting a warning from the coast guard that those picture takers stay back at least 25 feet from the water's edge. the water is moving east. here's justin povick at accuweather. >> thanks and good morning to you. great news this morning. we are finished with the severe weather. all the tornado reports yesterday and on tuesday, and that storm system is now working its way well to the north and to the east. back behind it it, still some showers over the interior but these are going to much lighter. in fact, the snow showers will not demicrosoft more than an inch or two on the grassy surfaces from detroit to pittsburgh tore chchleston. as we jumum ahead t tthe weekend, we're warmi things back up. high pressure is in control. cold ker air bottled up to the
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next week, looks like the colder air will make a quick return. reena, kendis, back to you. a new video showing how badly ancient ruins have been damaged by isis. the destruction at palmyra must worse than previously thought cluding monuments at the valley of thth tombs, p pt of an ancient roman city. this video was splugalled out of syria and obtained by swedish tv. >> a cease-fire is set to go into effect in that country saturday although isis and other groups are now covered by the agreement. there are growing calls to establish a so-called safe zone nep northern syria to protect syrians fleeing their homes. if theease fire fails. secretary of state john kerry told top lawmakers would require up to 30,000 u.s. ground troops to maintain. >> in colorado, three sheriff's
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last night a vigil was held in his honor south of denver. nate kerrigan was killed when the homeowner opened fire on the buttons. he homeowner also died in the shoot-out. the oovovtions has been considered high risk. a myste at a federal office in the san francisco bay area. the customsen and border protection office in almeda was evacuated after an employee opened an informing containing white powder. thee people complained of feeling a sick but a search turned up nothing suspicious and the office was deemed safe. encouraging news from the centers for disease control. this year's flu vaccine is doing bebeer than last year's. it is 59% effective.e. th's a big improvement from last winter's vaccine, only about 20% effective. our flu season has been mild arer this year but it has not
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a judge in new york city clear the way for salt warnings to be placed on many menus. those distinctive warnings must be posted bid large chain restaurants and fast food outlets by next tuesday. if they don't comply, they could be fined up to $600. the national restaurant association challenged the warnings which will appear on item containing more than the sodium. >> michelle obama called it a bittersweet event an the white house last night. the final time the obamas were helping honor one of america's great musicians. >> the president paying tribute to the late ray charles who he said matcheds his piano playing with a one-of-a-kind choice. usher raymond was among the artists performjng "georgia on
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oh georgia, northern peace, no peace i find just an old sweet song, yeah, keeps georgia on myy mind >> i very nice there. demi low ratto, yolanda adams and the band perry also performed. the event will broadcast on pbs tomorrow night. >> nothing like a little ray charles in the morning. president obama calling him having a rare ability to collapse our weightest emotions into a sickle note. so well said. >> so well put. ray charles passed away in 2004. still remembered. coming up "the mix," the most attractive jobs f fen and women according to tinder. >> our f look at the dazzling stage and luxurious backstage at the oscars of course, getting everything ready for sunday night. and the woman accuses of a
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advocates for transgender rights rallied at the capitol and met with the governor urging veto. if the bill is signed, south dakota would become the first state to enact such a law. similar legislation is also states. and indianapolis man has been convicted of blowing up a house for the insurance money. two next door neieibors were killll. dozens of people were hurt and more than 80 homes destroyed in the explosion and fire as part of the testimony, jurors heard a tape recording as one of the victims begged for help in the last moments of his life. he eventually burned to death. the man found guilty bob leonard faces life in prison with no chance of parole. >> we turn to the dramatic murder for hire playing out in west palm beach, fl. dip lit tote is serving 20 years for allegedly hiring a hit man to kill her husband. >> now s s's back inourt testifying for the first time what police caught her doing on
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here's abc's linzie janis. >> dahlia dippolito is facing a retrial for hiring a hit man to kill her husband of six months. >> i was afraid. >> her 2011 guilty verdict was overturned due to a tainted jury pool snee threatened to hurt me and hurt my family. >> you know, he gets two i ithe head. >> i'm positive. >> she says sheheasimply acting during this video from a script that dahlia, her then husband michael and former love muhammad had all written for an acting project they lan planned to post on social media. >> you can post it online so you can get publicity. >> on social media so we can try to get an acting job from it. >> so this is acting? >> yes. >> reporter: but prosecutors say that was no can the and allege she paid an undercover cop
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kill her husband, the real act investigators say was her reaction to these south fl lice officers telling her this lie. >> i'm sorry to tell you, ma'am, he's been killed. >> no. >> but her lawyer claims the police were setting her up for an appearance on the reality show "cops." whether you like herr not, she's entitled to the same constitutional rights as you and i. this case is about a polole department that tossed her under the bus for purposes of getting fame on a cops tv show. >> reporter: linsey davis, abc news, new york. coming up in our next half hour, the other high profile croom drama playing out in the nashville, tennessee this week. the emotional testimony of the father of erin andrews and how his daughter as a stalker has devastated her life. >> as the cck ticks down to oscar sunday, preps kicking into high gear. we're getting a first peek
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using more than 200,000 swarovski crystals and all the decorative elements. the glittering stage will be eye popping for audiences both at home and in the dolby theater. >> of course, you want it to feel glamorous for the people in the room. this celebrates their night, their celebration but at the same time so many more people are seeing it on telelevision that we try to be pretty disciplined about really paying attention to what we're seeing on the tv monitors and not with our naked eyes. >> the production team has a master plan but is not afraid to change things at the last minute. >> there's not a thing we don't look at and go how can we make that better. >> of backstage the green room. stars who need a little break from the hub bub can come here to relax and enjoy the laid bacac atmosphere. >> there may not be any actual windows here but this is still a
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idea o this year's green room wasnspired by the look and feel of the late 20th century home high in the hills of hollywood. >> this is george pen knack yoeg reporting for abc news. >> geez, i'd like to move in. >> abc is the place to be on ososr night. live coverage starts sunday 597:00 eastern, 4 pacific. tune in to "world news now" nex monday morning for a full and entire wrap-up into do you know who the most nominated person is? >> merril? >> no, the composer of star barpz he's had a few more nominations. you noech who has the most? walt disney. >> oh. >> 59. >> uncle walter senator uncle walt. very nice. well deserved. more coming up. >> important message
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now it's time for the mix. remember when president clinton was a big campaign issue. i didn't inhale. remember the whole thing? apparently it's not an issue for bernie sanders campaign. take a look at there paraphernalia stamped with its stonon accessorors, marijuana pipes. you can feel theurn i i a whole new way. it was created by a man out in portland where obviously smoking up is totally legal. he tells the center for public integrity 10% of the proceeds go back to the bernie campaign. i'm not sure how legal it is to steal someone's campaign logo because it's not affiliated with the campaign. apparently he sold $3,000 worth of pipes. get your $300 from the kid. >> i'm sure bernie sanders is just fine with the support. >> he believes in the contributions from the little folks. apparentlyurn one for bernie.
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>> apparently stoneware company.com. >> there you go. anywhere you can make money for the campaign i'm sure bernie would be fine with that so you know tinder if you swipe to the right, then you've had success, you like that person. so they did a survey of the professions that most garner swipes to the right. can you guess what they are for men? >> no. >> pilot. >> pilot. >> you notice that somebody's a pilot. you're more likely to swipe right. other men ones founder entrepreneur, firefighter, doctor, a tv personality. >> oh. this is why you love the tinder. >> number four. the tinder. the tinder. for women, by the way, physical therapist is number one. interior designer. >> okay. >> and founder entrepreneur, as well. >> but not tv personality. >> not tv personality. why is that. >> they're a dime a dozen. >> they're a dime a dozen. >> you won't go near them.
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this morning on "world news now, >> this morning on "world news now," furious storms, killer tornadoes from the gulf coast to virginia and the snowstorm that canceled hundreds of flights in the midwest. the human toll and today's clean-up. >> speaking ouou apple's ceo tim cooke reveals his side of thth story as the justice department orders his company to unlock a terrorist lock iphone. it's an abc news exclusive. >> and new this half hour, astronaut scott kelly's record-setting year in space. it's almost over. >> what he loves about the space station. what he misses about earth and the food he cannot wait to eat. and later, adele treated like a queen at britain's version of the grammy awards. her performance and honors in "the skinny" on this thursday, february 25th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> no audio problems as far as
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>> no audio problems for adele. she was stunning. i was so glad to see her back on the horse again. >> she looked stunning, she sounded great. we'll get to that, of course, a little bit later. i was looking for my thunder buddy last night. there was a lot of thunder through new york city and up and down the east coast. the eastern two-thirds of the today after those damaging storms. nearly a foot of wet heavy snow pounded the greater chicago area, forcing nearly 1200 flights to be canceled a with temperatures dropping overnight this morning's commute is likely to be dangerous. >> that same system also produced thunderstorms and tornadoes in the mid-atlantic leaving at least four people dead, dozens injured and buildings destroyed. abc's megan hughes begins our coverage. >> repepter: the deadly winter storm systememoves north, bringing waves of rain and terrifying twiers. this one captured in north carolina. this time lapse shows the storm moving into charlotte, strong
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cars and power lines there. in virginia, a state of emergency in effect. one suspected tornado shredded homes. >> we didn't know it was a tornado but we knew something was going on that wasn't good. >> reporter: this is the same system that spawned more than 30 tornadoes s the last 24 hours. >> god let us be okay and get through this. >> reporter: first tearing across louisiana, destroying this rv park. in pensacola, florida, an ef-3 tornado packing 155-mile-per-hour winds destroyed homes and apartment buildings. as the front side of this monster system continues triggering tornado warnings and watches an, the backside is creating blizzard conditions. >> we're asking people who don't need to make the trip, don't make the trip today. >> reporter: in parts of illinois and indiana, conditions are nearly whiteout. the snow coming down fastetethan plows can clear it or homeowners can shel it. >> i'm trying to get some of it now and some of it later. >> reporter: even with school canceled, some kids couldn't get the day off.
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i'm going over to my grandma's house. now i'm out here helping shoveling snow. >> i spent the last 30 years in houston, texas, this is different. >> reporter: megan hugugs, abc news, washington. incredible images. checking today's forecast, that winterertorm system dumped ow on the eastern grgrt lakes and ohoh valleys. heavy rara in new england, thehe south dries out after the tornado outbreak. mild in the west. >> '30s in minneapolis and detroit, 40s in kansas city and atlanta. 60s in seattle and dallas and 80s in los angeles and phoenix. a new isis video threatens the lives of facebook founder mama zuckerberg and jack dorsey, the head of twitter. the 25-minute video is too disturbing to show showing pictures of the two men covered inullet holes. facebook is responding to remove posts that promote terrorism. reaction coming in now to al ceo tim cooke speaking out in
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cooke tells david muir that his company has cooperated fully with the fbi on the san bernardino shooting investigation. but cooke says apple won't help the bureau break into the iphone of syed farook. doing so they say would requque softwarerehat would make hundreds of mimiions of customers vulnerabab. >> t only way we know wod be to write a piece of software that we view as sort of the software equivalent of cancer. we think it's bad news to write. we would never write it. we have never written it. and that is what is at stake here. but a senior government official tells us the fbi wants apple to develop a way into the phone that will only be known to the company itself. and no one else. in his interview, cooke also suggested the government made a stake in not contacting apple before resetting the i cloyd password that's associated with the phone. >> fbi directed the county to reset the i cloud password. when that is done, the phone
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and so i wish they would have contacted us earlier so that that would not have been the case. a government official counters that saying whether it was a mistake or not, the fbi would still be asking for access to the phone. that's because the i cloud would not have provided access to all the data on the device. cookokalso says he will bebe addressing the entire matter with president obama and that he's prepared for the case to go all the way to the supreme court apple has till tomorrow to file a legal response to the judge's order to help unlock the phone. the republicans are preparing to face off in houston tonight. their final debate before super tuesday. after winning, nevada, donald trump is now tangling with mitt romney and last night, mco rubio attacked trump by name, accusing him of n n taking a strong enough stance onn obamacare and the middle east conflict. we get more now from abc's tom llamas. >> reporter: fresh off. running the table in nevada, donald trump sounding like the nomination is already his.
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two months. we might not even need the two months, folks, to be honest, all right? will you come out here, pat? look at him. >> reporter: trump in virginia side by side with evangelist pat robertson. >> man, it's good to have you here with us. >> reporter: so confident, he's now revealing his priorities for a running mate. apparently the outsider candidate wants an insider v.p., deals in washington. >> i do want somebody that's political, because i want to get lots of great legislation that we all want passed, that's just sitting there for years and years and years. >> reporter: in nevada, trump scooping up more votes than his two top rivals combined. on the road, it is good to be home. >> reporter: senator ted cruz, in houston, endorsed by the texas s vernor and lashing out at trumpmp >> we are not a people who are impressed by a lot of blustery rhetoric that's not backed up by trut
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acrobats and the dancing bears has passed. >> reporter: but right across town, rising rival, senator marco rubio. >> we cannot have a commander in chief that is not ready the first day in office. you can't just say, well, when i get there, i'll hire the smartest people and theyeye going to tell me what to do. >> reporter: but bototsenators struggling to compete with the trump show. in a rash interview, the mogul's model wife melania describing what first drew her to the donald. >> his mind. amazing mind. i'm my own person, he's his own person. and i think that's very important. i don't want to change him, he doesn't want to change me. >> and mitt romney calling for donald trump and the other candidates to release their tax returns. romney says he thinks there's a "bombshell" in trump's tax returns citing no proof, romney says he thinks trump is not as rich as he claims to be that he's given as ch to charity as he says he has. trump called romney a fool and saying he's trying to act like a tough guy.
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>> new developments in the battle over the president's supreme court nominee. source is tell abc news president obama is considering a republican. nevada governor brian sandoval to replace the late justice antonin scalia. sandoval is a former federal judge who supports abortion rights. this is seen as an overture to the gop senators who say they'll refuse any hearings on the president's nominee. >> my hope and expectation is that once there is an actual nominee, once this is no longer an abstraction, that those on the judiciary committee recognize that their job is to give this person a hearing. >> senate majority leader mitch mcconnell and senate judiciary chairman chuck grassley both agreed to meet with the president in the coming weeks over the nomination. >> so last week we told you abt a patent application from jetmakerirbus for seats with orage underneath. now it's considering wider seats.
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this is what current economy class seats in airbus planes look like. now the company has filed a patent for a reconfigurable passenger bench seat. >> they took the park bench. >> pretty much. this is a park bench. look at the little people. it could accommodate not only larger passengers but children, as well. detachable seat belts would be ed for everyone. no matter their r ze. >> is there an infnftable slide that also comes out fothe kids? >> kind of seems like a ride. but no more of those extended seat belt things. >> oh, boy. >> just have the bench. >> all right. >> what, jack? >> he doesn't like that. >> he's applying his filter to that one. a good study here on "world news now" and this one ranks right up there with the greatest ever. take some time and concentrate on this headline. pizza, folks, is addictive. >> it is true. pizza is addictive. yes, that's a finding of a study done at the university of
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>> the wolverines who did the research say it's addictive because of what it's made of, doug, sauce, they're both packed with sugar and cheese and an ingredient that acts as an opiate duringdy jegsz jegz. >> cured meats like pepperoni and sausage contain salt which improves the taste. for many, no wonder it's addictive. late phone up big nick's. >> let's do it. >> let's get on that. >> can you get on it. >> get a phone on the anchor desk. >> we shld have a hot line. we really should have a hot line to big nick's. >> get some hot line bling but it's just for pizza. coming up in "the skinny," the most memorable movie lines of all time. is your favorite on the list? think about it. also ahead, scott kelly's year in space. what a record-setting astronaut loves about his job and what he misses the most on earth. >> pizza probably. >> and erin andrews from "dancing with the stars" and her emotional day in court. what her father is saying about
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and maybe, a chance at greatness... because shoulders were made for greatness. not dandruff a frightening scene caught on camera at a gas station in kentucky. an ecigarette battery exploded in a man's pocket. josh hamilton was shocked when his pants suddddly burst into flames and he ran from the store in a panic. a clerk followed him with a fire extinguisher. he put out the flames. hamilton actually suffered some serious burns on his leg but is expected to be okay. if ever there was a poster board for not smoking, this would be it. >> and then some.
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good to know he's going to be all right after that. that is frightening. so check him out. that ball band that you saw there, a man police in ohio are calling the rorogain bandit. hehe accused of stealing the hair growth drug from store shelves across the buckeye state. cops say it's likely he's trying to resell the stolen row gain either online or at flea markets and they don't believe he's using it on himself. obviously it's not working. > was that in the police report? >> yeah, they don't believe he's using it himself. >> oh. >> yeah. >> two interesting videos. >> on to serious news, a court battle pitting erin andrews against her stalker and marriott hotels turned emotional yesterday in nashville. that's because andrews' father took the stand and breaking down in tears at times, describing how his daughter's life has been devastated. abc's ryan smith with the latest. >> reporter: the pain of his daughter's humiliation was
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internet. i'm on the internet. i'm naked. >> erin andrews wiping away tears in court as her father recounted her horror at being filmed through a peephole at a tennessee marririt by michael david b brett who then p pted thososvideos online in 2008. she wouldn't eat. she wouldn't bathe. she wouldn't talk. all she would do is cry. >> feelings she talked about on "good morning america." >> i remember my dad saying to me, you may have a stalker. and i just started saying dad, don't say that word. >> reporter: barrett served 2 1/2 years for stalking. andrews now suing him and the owners of that marriott for $75 million. claiming the hotel intentionally placed barrett next door to the tv star. the hotel claims barrett is a criminal who tricked them into gaining access. as for andrews father, he says his daughter hasn't been the same. >> she's a shell of the pers she was before this happened.
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news, new york. >> testimony was pretty powerful from the dad, i thought. >> and so many years later. this happened a long time ago. you can still see the emotional toll this is having on aaron -- erin andrews. >> you certainly can. next adele's big night in london as she's crowned queen of the brits. >> i got to ask you, what's your favorite movie line? >y favorite movie linin >> and can yououuess what the top five movie linesesre? we're goininto tell you coming up.
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huge fans up here. so congratulations once again. >> pretty cool. last week's grammy awards pushed adele back to number one on the billboard artist 1 1 charts. >> next to h hlywood and the top 100 moe quotes of all time. >> so last month, the hollywood reporter polled 1600 industry insiders and their top five. >> starting with the wizard of oz. dorothy's iconic line as she stepped into a world bursting in vibrant tecicolor toto, i have a we're not in kansas anymore. umber four from a galaxy far away, star wars, may the rce be with you. >> number three from "jaws," you're going to need a bigigr boat. >> and number two from casablanca and who doesn't remember this, here's looking at you kid. >> that brings to us number one. the top movie quote of all time is -- >> rhett, if you go, where shall i go? what shall i do? >> frankly my dear, i don't give
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i'm a rocket man, rocket man so we're talking about rocket men and o o in particular who spent more time in space than any other human in known history. >> after more than 300 days aboard the international space station, our own david kerley got the chance to speak to him about everything from missing home to possible travel to mars. >> commander kelly, are you ready to come home? >> you know, i'm ready to come home. it's not like i'm climbing the walls or anything to get out of here. i recognize the importance of what we're doing on the space station and i feel like it's a privilege but at the same timeme i'i' been up here for a a ng time and it will be great to get back to earth. >> reporter: long duration flight. this was all about seeing whether humans can go to mars. i know we don't have all the data but can we make it to mars? can you do it? coulanother human do it? >> from a subjective
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i feel great. but you know, there are challenges especially with radiation between the earth and mars that we need to work on overcoming but it's something that i hope to see in my lifetime. >> reporter: you told me you were g gng to hit a wall. you u ew you would hit a w wl. did you hit that wall? how did you get through it and how did you feel about getting through it? what got you through it? >> i really haven't hit a wall yet. i wanted to get to the end of this with as much energy and enthusiasm that i had at the benning. that's kind of how i still feel. if i don't hit the wall in the next six, seven days, i think i'm home free. >> lightning round, when you get home, bare feet in grass or sand? >> i think grass would be my first choice. but i'll be in kazakhstan. so you know, it mightave to be sand. >> or dustst >> pizza or filet mignon? >> obviously filet mignon. you don't really miss food that much.
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more of you know, sitting at a table with friends and family than i do actually you know, all the different types of food that i've missed up here. >> cheers, cheers. >> commander kelly, thanks very much. congratulations. look forward to seeing you back here on the planet. >> david kerley, abc news, washington. thank you for that, david. that was fun. >> very cool. he tweeted about seven hours ago. countdown six days l lt and 96 nsets left. >> . >> so it's very cool. >> such a sense of -- oh. he said radiation. i'm not going to mars. i'm telling you now and i love food. >> will do it. i will take one for humankind. >> we'll send you up here. >> that's true. tang, ugh. true. tang, ugh. >> this is abc's "world news now."
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decades. making news in america this morning, double edge storm. heavy winds and torrential rains in the east leave thousands without power overnight and communities in the south are stunned by the deadly destruction as the midwest is hit hard by whiteout conditions. we have the latest on the storm track. privacy fight. cece tim cook tellingngbc news that apple is standing firm against the government despite that order to access a terrorist's iphone. >> this is not about one phone. this is about the future. >> the abc news exclusive interview just ahead. fighting the flu in the depths of the season. some encouraging news about this year's vaccine. why you should consider getting one if you haven't. oh, boy, pants on fire. a small explosion in a store caught on security camera and,
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hole in his pocket. well, good thursday morning. millions of americans are reeling from the vicious storms hammering the eastern two-thirds of the country. >> along the mid-atlantic, virginia is under a state of emergency this morning where tornadoes and thunderstorms have left at least four people dead. tens of thousands are still without power and roadways are flooded. >> in the midwest blizzard-like conditions left a huge mess, nearly a foot of wet, heavy snow blanketed roadsds and knocked out power. drivers need to be careful of dangerouslsl icy conditions created by frigid temperatures overnight. >> the impact nearly 1,200 flights in and out of chicago airports have been canceled so far which is likely to impact air travel across the country today. and on the ground the full effect of the devastating storms and the massive cleanup ahead are just starting to unfold. overnight, millions of americans hit hard as a deadly winter
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torrential rains flooding the mid-atlantic to the northeast. the downpours creatatg flash floods,,ashing awawa cars and creating a mess for the d.c. area. >> i thiing i would ask god to help me and pray. >> reporter: in new york heavy winds overturned this truck on the george washington bridge. this time lapse showing it moving into charlotte, north carolina. strong winds toppling trees, hopes and power lines there. more than 160,000 people without power across 7 state, it's the same system that spawned rrifying twisters in virginia, a state of emergency in effect. a deadly tornado shredding homes, among the victims, a young child. >> only thing we heard was 2-year-old baby was found in the woods. >> reporter: that baby and two others pronounced dead. >> this is devastating. >> reporter:`across the region more than 30 tornadoes in the last day alone, first tearing
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rv park. >> god let us be okay. >> reporter: and on the back side of this massive storm, blizzard conditions across the midwest. >> don't need to make the trip don't make the trip today. >> reporter: in parts of illinois and indiana, nearly whiteoutonditions making travel extra diicult. and that area, by t way is in for more snow today. take a look but it's not expected to be quite as heavy. with the snow showers continuing around the great lakes and temperatures will move back up into the 30s. in the mid-atlantic in northeast plan on mostly dry conditions although temperatures will be a bit cooler. well, to politics now, the republicans preparing to face off in houston tonight. their final debate before super tuesday. >> after his landslide victory in nevada donald trump is now tangling with mitt romney over his tax returns but he's also trading jabs with the other gop candidates who are strugglin to catch up. >> it's "your voice, yourote." we get the latest from c's kenneth moton. good morning, kenneth. >> reporter: good morning, reena
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it is a case of irony. millionaire mitt romney was criticized about his own tax returns but now he's making similar attacks against billionaire donald trump. hours before severe weather ripped through virginia overnight, donald trump was on the ground rallying supporters, talking running mates. >> i do wantt somebody that's litical because i want to get lots of great legislation that we all want passed. >> reporter: trump was a no-show for a republicaca town hall o o fox news hostedd by megyn k kly whwh had a very public feud with the gop front-runner. the candidates lined up as they worked to take down trump. >> we are not going to allow the conservative movement to be defined by a nominee who is not a conservative. >> reporter: all four promise to release tax returns this week after mitt romney called on them to do so. the 2012 gop nominee even said he believes there's a quote bombshell in trump's taxes. >> when people decide they don't want to give you your taxes it's usually because there's something they don't want you to
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>> reporter: trump went o o the attack and tweeted mitt romnene who totally blew an election that should have been won and whe faction returns made him look like a fool -- fewer fireworks from the democratic side. hillary clinton made her case ahead of saturday's south carolina primary. bernie sanders who is struggling with black voters there moved on to super tuesday states drawing 9,000 people to his rally in tulsa, oklahoma. as for trump's taxese says there is no bombshell other than he pays a lot. the republicans will debate tonight on cnn in the super tuesday state of texas where the governor just endorsed his senator, ted cruz. reena and kendis. >> coming do to the wire, definitely for them, kenneth moton live in washington for us this morning, thank you. new developments this morning now in the standoff over president obama's pick for the supreme court. sources tell abc news the
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republican, brian sandoval as the nominee. he is a former federal judge who supports abortion rights, his nomination could be seen as an overture too republican lawawkers who vowed to block the president'choice. top senate republicans will meet with the president next week. and access to abortion clinics may soon be limited in louisiana. a federal appeals court has refused to block a new law which advocates, say, will force clinics in the state to close. that law requires doctors who provide abortions to have admitting privileges at hospitals within 30 miles. a group supporting abortion rights says it will take the case to the supreme court. moving overseas to syria where a cease-fire in the civil war is set to take effect saturday morning. it allows aid to reach remote areas. here at home growing calls to establish a so-called safe zone if the cease-fire fails.
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would require up to 30,000 u.s. ground troops to maintain. a new isis video in the meantime, threatens the lives of facebook founder mark zuckerberg and jack dorsey, the head of twitter. 25-minute video is too disturb disturbing to show including pictureses of the two men covered in bullet holele is says it is responding to efforts by facebook and twitter to suspend accounts and remove posts that promote terrorism. well, still ahead our exclusive with apple ceo tim cook speaking for the first time about apple's legal showdown with the fbi. >> but first tearful testimony as erin andrews' father says she's a shell of her former self after photos were leaked online. can you guess which country has beat the u.s.? make it a point to shop kohl's...
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>> those charging elephants in africa were chasing arizona senator and some others during their trip to africa. during a boat ride a hippo showed off teeth. his purpose was to learn more about poaching. kesha's legal battle. abc news obtained video denying she had sexual relations with music producer dr. luke. kesha is suing claiming he sexually abused her and she wants out of her recording contract. the video was taken during a deposition five years ago. a j judge ruled friday kesha must follow through but doesn't have to work with dr. luke. kesha has garnered support from others including taylor swift, lady gaga and just last night adele.
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from the father of sportscaster erin andrews. andrews choked up as her dad told the court her daughter was a shell of her former lf and all she did was cry after discovering a stalklk had posted videos of her. she's suing barrett and the marriott for $75 million. a veteran law enforcement officer died while carrying out a high-risk eviction. two others were hurt which killed the homeowner. it was considered high risk after that homeowner posted online rants against the police. austin, texas, a police sniper who shot and killed an armed suspect will not be charged. newly released video from a year ago shows 27-year-old sauerer flash repeatedly flying att a police helicopter as i hovered over his house. that's when the officer moved in and shot him in the head.
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sleeps inside. well, the u.s. is no longer home to the most billionres in the word. that distinction goes to china now. according to a newly released annual list, 90 new chinese billionaires moved to china -- moved china into first place by a margin of 33 billionaires. beijing is the city with the most with 100. that's five more than new york. >> see, donald trump is going to say, i was right. all along. it's china. >china. when we comee back the exclusive interview with apple's ceo tim cook arguing that their battle with the fbi isn't just over privacy, but security, as well. and promising new information regarding this season's flu vaccine. what you need to know. so my kids don't have to forage, got two jobs to pay a mortgage, and i've also got a brain. life's short, talk is cheap. i'll be working while you sleep. still don't think i've got a brain? you think a resume's enough? who'll step up when things get tough? don't you want that kind of brain?
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you'rereonna want someone e ke me. but only if you have a brain. (vo) if you have type 2 diabetes, you may know what it's like to deal with high... and low blood sugar. januvia (sitagliptin) is a once-daily pill that, along with diet and exercise, helps lower blood sugar. januvia works when your blood sugar is high and works less when your blood sugar is low, because it works by enhancing your body's own ability to lower blood sugar. plus januvia, by itself, is not likely to cause weight gain or low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). januvia should not be used in patients with type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis. tell yr doctor if you have a history of pancreatitis. serious side effects can happen, including pancreatitis which may be severe and lead to death. stop taking januvia and call your doctor right away if you have severe pain in your stomach area which may be pancreatitis. tell your doctor right away and stop taking januvia if you have an allergic reaction that causes swelling of the face, lips,
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causesash or hives. kidney problems sometimes requiring dialysis have been reported. some people may develop severe joint pain. call your doctor if this happens. using januvia with a sulfonylureaear insulin may cause low blood sugar. to reduce the risk, y yr doctor may prescribe a lower dose of the sulfonylurea or insulin. your doctor may do blood tests before and during treatment to check your kidneys. if you have kidney problems a lower dose may be prescribed. side effects may include upper respiratory tract infection, stuffy or runny nose, sore throat, and headache. for help lowering your blood sugar talk to your doctor about januvia. jane's always on the move. luckily her light & fit protein smoothie can keep up with her.
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so she can watch her calories and where she's going. light & fit feel free to enjoy. so, a passenger o o board a a planan captutud this d dk image of turbulent storm clouds swept up by a tornado that hit louisiana. the twister was part of that bigger deadly storm that'seen tearing up parts of the south and mid-atlantic states. that same system is creating dicey conditions for this morning's commute. watch out for icy or wet roads from the great lakes stretching south to northern tennessee. and if you're flying, likely to find airport delays today in detroit and boston. well, now to that abc news exclusive. apple's ceo tim cook's first interview. cook tells david muir that doing so wou make hundreds of millions of customers vulnerable
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the only way we know would be to write a piece of software that we view as sort of the software equivalent of cancer. we think it's bad news to write. we have never written it, and that is what is at stake here. >> the fbi though says it believes that syed farook used that phone to communicate with his wifeis accomplice and i'm curious, do you struggle a aall with theossibility there could be informationonn that phone that could reveal other plot, other people who were involved attack? >> david, if we knew a way to get the information on the phone that we haven't already given, if we knew a way to do in that would not expose hundreds of millions of other people to it. >> i want to get to what the fbi director james comey said. he said it's not about a slippery quote but 14 were slaughtered and manan moror had eir lives rurued.
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but we can't look the survivorses in the eye or ourselves if we don't follow any possible lead out there. do you understand where he's coming from. >> i do and this is an incredibly complex issue to place a back door in the iphone. we believe it does put hundreds risk. there's probably more information about you on your house. our smartphones are loaded with our intimate conversations, ow financial data, our health records, they're also loaded with the location of our kids in many cases and so it's not just about privacy, but it's also about public safety. >> but this your quiet moments do you have any concern that you might be able to prevent a terrorist attack by breaking into that phone? >> david, some things are hard and some things are right and some things are both. this is one of those things. >> and in this case you believe there are some things that just
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>> apple has until tomorrow to file its legal response to the case. in response to cook's comments the senior government official tells us the fbi wants apple to develop a way into the phone that will only be known to the company itself and no one else. as for cook's suggestion congress resolve the dispute the official claims that would take too long. now to some encouraging news about this year's flu vaccine. it's doing better than last year's vaccine. preliminary information from the centers for disease control finds it is 59% effective. a big improvement over last year's results showing only 20% effectiveness. health officials say that we've had a milder flu season this year, but they warn it has not peaked as yet. to a frightening scene caught on camera at a gas station in kentucky. an e-cigarette battery exploded in a man's pocket. josh hamilton was shocked when his pants burst into flames as
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a clerk followed him with a fire extinguisher and put out the flames. hamilton suffered sious burns on his leg, but he is expected to be okay. >> good to know he'll be all right. police in ohio are on the lookout for a man they've dubbed the rogaine robber. the bald bandit is accused of stealing the hair growth drug from store shelves across the buckeye state. cops say it's likely he's trying to resell the stolen rogaine either online or at flea markets. they don't believe he's using any of the products on himself despite his bald head. >> okay, well, coming up, coming back down to earth astronaut scott kelly ready to come home but not without helping us take a giant leap towards mars. fresh reaction to the news facebook reaction to our favorite options that didn't make the cut.ness. but i really love it. i'm on the move all day long... and sometimes, i just don't eat the way i should. so i drink boost to get the nutrition that i'm missing. boost complete nutritional drink
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including calcium and vitamin d to support strong bones and 10 grams of proteinto help maintain muscle. all with a great taste. i don't plan on slowing down any time soon. look for savings on boost in your sunday paper. working on my feet all day gave me pain here. in my lower back but now, i step on this machine and get my number which matches my dr. scholl's custom fit orthotic inserts. now i get immediate relief from my foot pain. my lower back pain. find a machine at drscholls.com jane likes to mix things up. that's why she loves new light & fit greek non-fat yogurt mousse. so fluffy and airy it's her new 80 calorie obsession.
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topping our look at the "the pulse" our conversation with the man who spent nearly a year in space. >> astronaut scott kelly is wrapping up his visit to the international space station and returns to earth next tuesday. >> okay, so among the insights he shared with our david kerley who covers transportation for us the monotony of being cooped up day after day, but there are the incredible sunsets and he doesn't mind the food but misses sitting down at a table to eat. he also talked about the possibility of a trip to mars. >> think absolutely i feel -- i feel great, but, you know, there are challenges especially with radiation between the earth and mars that we need to work on, overcoming but it's something i hope to see in my lifetime. >> i love his passion. by the way, nasa scientists are exploring the possibility that lasers could shorten the trip to the red planet to just three days. >> wow, very cool.
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tw brother mark of course, a retired astronaut will face a battery of tests to see how scott's body held up to 11 months of space compared to mark who's been down here on the ground. >> it'll be a huge homecoming. reactionng to reactions getting used to the new button options. >> those are them. the sial media giant has completely revamped its feedback system revamping its like button and expanding by adding the ability to love and you can also use a series of emojis including ha, ha and wow and sad face and what is sure to be the new favorite one, an angry reaction. >> i'm jus glad there's no dislike button. i like the positivity than the negativity. there are some suggestions floating around ever since facebook made the move like this one that apparently says you are insufferable. >> you make me want to puke. >> how about cringe. this would work well for some of the things i see on my feed
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>> i've been drinking. somebody's been drinking with that one. okay, so we all have those favorite foods that we really don't like to share. maybe a plate of french fries you plan to consume till the last one is gone. >> that includes this panda. enjoying a fist food of bamboo root. the small one is thinking i'd like to take a bite of that. try snatching it away. clearly that won't happen. see the foot that went up there. so the bigger one doesn't miss a beat fighting off the younger's advances. >> wow. he's going to smack him away. doesn't want to share. >> wow. that is one panda smackdown. >> that is how i am about pizza. get your own. >> your bamboo root is pizza. >> yes. >> more news, folk, after this. karl, don't you have friends coming over? yeah, so? it stinks in here. you've got to wash this whole room are you kidding? wash it? let's wash it with febreze.
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i have bread everyday. that's the genius of this program. i lost 26 pounds and i have eaten bread every single day. taking a look at our top story, donald trump firing back
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challenged him to release his tax returns. romney believes there may be a bombshell in trump's taxes. the republicans debate tonight in houston. a new isis video threatens mark zuckerberg and jack dorsey, the head of twitter. isis says it's responding to anti-terror efforts by the two tech giants. nasty storms leave a path of destruction. tornadoes killing at least four people in virginia while nearly a foot of wind and snow cause flight cancellations and impassable roads in the midwest. looking at today's weather, dry and warming up in the west. snow showers around the great lakes. mostly dry in the east and deep down in the south it looks like it's going to be kind ofnice. >> not bad at awe. finally this morning as we count down to sunday night's oscars we take a glimpse behind
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>> and when it all comes down making news in america this morning, double edge storm. heavy winds and torrential rains in the east leave thousands without power overnight and communities in the south are stunned by the deadly destruction as the midwest is hit hard by whiteout conditions. we have the latest on the storm track. privacy fight. ceo tim cook telling abc news that apple is standing firm against the government despite that order to access a terrorist's iphone. >> this is not about one phone. this is about the future. >> the abc news exclusive interview just ahead. fighting the flu in the depths of the season. some encouraging news about this year's vaccine. why you should consider getting one if you haven't. and, oh, boy, pants on fire. a small explosion in a store caught on security camera, and,
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hole in his pocket. well, good thursday morning. miions of americans are reeling from the vicious stos hammering the eastern two-thirds of the country. >> along the mid-atlantic, virginia is under a state of emergency this morning where tornadoes and thunderstorms have left at least four people dead. tens of thousands are still without power, and roadways are flooded. >> and in the midwest blizzard-like conditions left a huge mess. nearly a foot of wet, heavy snow blanketed roads and knocked out power. drivers planning to head out this morning need to be careful of dangerously icy conditions created by frigid temperatures overnight. >> the impact, nearly 1,200 flights in and out of chicago airports have been canceled so far, which is likely to impact air travel across the country today. and on the ground the full effect of the devastating storms and the massive cleanup ahead are just starting to unfd. overnight, millions of americans hit hard as a deadly winter
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torrential rains flooding the mid-atlantic to the northeast. the downpours creating flash floods, washing away cars and creating a mess for the d.c. area. >> i thinking like i called god to help me and prayed. >> reporter: in new york heavy winds overturned this truck on the george washington bridge. this time lapse shows the storm moving into charlotte, north carolina. strong winds toppling trees, homes and power lines there. more than 160,000 people without power across 7 states. it's the same system that spawned terrifying twisters. in virginia, a state of emergency in effect. a deadly tornado shredding homes, among the victims, a young child. >> the only thing we heard was a 2-year-old baby was found in the woods. >> reporter: that baby and two others pronounced dead. >> this is devastating. >> reporter: across the region more than 30 tornadoes in the last day alone, first tearing across louisiana destroying this
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>> god let us be okay. let us get through this. >> reporter: and on the back side of this massive storm, blizzard conditions across the midwest. >> if you don't need to make the trip, don't make the trip today. >> reporter: in parts of illinois and indiana, nearly whiteout conditions making travel extra difficult. and that area, by the way, is in for more snow today. take a look, but it's not expected to be quite as heavy with the snow showers continuing around the great lakes and temperatures will move back up into the 30s. >> in the mid-atlantic and northeast plan on mostly dry conditions although temperatures will be a bit cooler. well, to politics now, the republicans preparing to face off in houston tonight. their final debate before super tuesday. >> after his landslide victory in nevada, donald trump is now tangling with mitt romney over his tax returns, but he's also trading jabs with the other gop candidates who are struggling to catch up. >> it's "your voice, your vote." we get the latest from abc's kenneth moton. good morning, kenneth. >> reporter: good morning, reena
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it is a case of irony. millionaire mitt romney was criticized in 2012 about his own tax returns but now he's making similar attacks against billionaire donald trump. hours before severe weather ripped through virginia overnight, donaltrump was on the ground rallying supporters, talking running mates. >> i do want somebody that's political because i want to get lots of great legislation that we all want passed. >> reporter: trump was a no-show for a republican town hall on fox news hosted by megyn kelly who had a very public feud with the gop front-runner. the candidates lined up as they worked to take down trump. >> we are not going to allow the conservative movement to be defined about i a nominee who isn't a conservative. >> reporter: all four promise to release tax returns this week after mitt romney called on them to do so. the 2012 gop nominee even said he believes there's a quote bombshell in trump's taxes. >> when people decide they don't want to give you their taxes it's usually because there's something they don't want you to
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>> reporter: trump went on the attack and tweeted mitt romney who totally blew an election that should have been won and whose tax returns made him look like a fool is now playing tough guy. >> well, hello. alpha kappa alpha. >> reporter: fewer fireworks from the democratic side. hillary clinton made her case at the sisters of aka ahead of saturday's south carolina primary. bernie sanders who is struggling with black voters there moved on to super tuesday states drawing 9,000 people to his rally in tulsa, oklahoma. as for trump's taxes he says there is no bombshell other than he pays a lot. the republicans will debate tonight on cnn in the super tuesday state of texas where the governor just endorsed his senator, ted cruz. reena and kendis. >> all right, it's coming down to the wire definitely for them. abc's kenneth moton live in washington for us this morning, thank you. new developments this morning now in the standoff over president obama's pick for the supreme court. sources tell abc news the president is considering a
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nevada governor brian sandoval as the nominee. sandoval is a former federal judge who supports abortion rights. his nomination could be seen as an overture to republican lawmakers who vowed to block the president's choice. top senate republicans will meet with the president next week. and access to abortion clinics may soon be limited in louisiana. a federal appeals court has refused to block a new law which advocates say will force clinics in the state to close. that law requires doctors who provide abortions to have admitting privileges at hospitals within 30 miles. a group supporting abortion rights says it will take the case to the supreme court. moving overseas now to syria where a cease-fire in the civil war is set to take effect saturday morning. it allows aid to reach remote areas. here at home there are growing calls to establish a so-called
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if the cease-fire fails. john kerry told top lawmakers that such a zone would require up to 30,000 u.s. ground troops to maintain. a new isis video in the meantime threatens the lives of facebook founder mark zuckerberg and jack dorsey, the head of twitter. the 25-minute video is too disturbing to show. it includes pictures of the two men covered in bullet holes. isis says it is responding to efforts by facebook and twitter to suspend accounts and remove posts that promote terrorism. well, still ahead, our exclusive with apple ceo tim cook speaking for the first time about apple's legal showdown with the fbi. but first tearful testimony as erin andrews' father says she's a shell of her former self after nude photos leaked online. and america, we're no longer home to the most billionaires so can you guess which country has beat the u.s.? make it a point to shop kohl's...
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those charging elephants in africa were chasing arizona senator jeff flake and some others during their trip to africa. last week during a boat ride a hippo showed off teeth. the purpose of his trip was to learn more about wildlife poaching. well, new details in kesha's legal battle. abc news has obtained video denying that she ever had sexual relations with music producer dr. luke. kesha is suing claiming he sexually abused her and she wants out of her recording contract. the video was taken during a deposition five years ago. a judge ruled friday that kesha must follow through on the contract but she doesn't have to work with dr. luke. kesha has garnered support from other top singers including taylor swift, lady gaga and just last night adele. well, emotional testimony
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erin andrews. andrews choked up as her dad tearfully told the court that his daughter was a shell of her former self. he said all she did was cry after discovering a stalker had posted videos of her online. andrews is suing david michael barrett and the marriott for $75 million. they're mourning a loss of nate kerrigan, a veteran law enforcement officer who died while carrying out a high-risk eviction. two other deputies were hurt which killed the homeowner. it was considered high risk after that homeowner posted online rants against the police. and in austin, texas, a police sniper who shot and killed an armed suspect will not be charged. newly released video from a year ago shows 27-year-old sawyer flash repeatedly firing at a police helicopter as it hovered over his house. that's when the officer moved in and shot him in the head.
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sleeping inside. well, the u.s. is no longer home to the most billionaires in the world. that distinction now goes to china now. according to a newly released annual list, 90 new chinese billionaires moved to china -- moved china into first place by a margin of 33 billionaires. beijing is the city with the most billionaires with 100. that's five more than new york. >> see, donald trump is going to say, i was right all along it's china. >> china. well, when we come back, the exclusive interview with apple's ceo tim cook arguing that their battle with the fbi isn'st over privacy, but security, as well. and promising new information regarding this season's flu vaccine. what you need to know. to pay a mortgage, and i've also got a brain. life's short, talk is cheap. i'll be working while you sleep. still don't think i've got a brain? you think a resume's enough? who'll step up when things get tough? don't you want that kind of brain?
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you're gonna want someone like me. but only if you have a brain. (vo) if you have type 2 diabetes, you may know what it's like to deal with high... and low blood sugar. januvia (sitagliptin) is a once-daily pill that, along with diet and exercise, helps lower blood sugar. januvia works when your blood sugar is high and works less when your blood sugar is low, because it works by enhancing your body's own ability to lower blood sugar. plus januvia, by itself, is not likely to cause weight gain or low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). januvia should not be used in patients with type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis. tell your doctor if you have a history of pancreatitis. serious side effects can happen, including pancreatitis which may be severe and lead to death. stop taking januvia and call your doctor right away if you have severe pain in your stomach area which may be pancreatitis. tell your doctor right away and stop taking januvia if you have an allergic reaction that causes swelling of the face, lips,
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causes rash or hives. kidney problems sometimes requiring dialysis have been reported. some people may develop severe joint pain. call your doctor if this happens. using januvia with a sulfonylurea or insulin may cause low blood sugar. to reduce the risk, your doctor may prescribe a lower dose of the sulfonylurea or insulin. your doctor may do blood tests before and during treatment to check your kidneys. if you have kidney problems a lower dose may be prescribed. side effects may include upper respiratory tract infection, stuffy or runny nose, sore throat, and headache. for help lowering your blood sugar talk to your doctor about januvia. jane's always on the move. luckily her light & fit protein smoothie can keep up with her.
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so she can watch her calories and where she's going. light & fit feel free to enjoy. so, a passenger on board a plane captured this dark image of turbulent storm clouds swept up by a tornado that hit louisiana. the twister was part of that bigger deadly storm that's been tearing up parts of the south and mid-atlantic states. that same system is creating dicey conditions for this morning's commute. watch out for icy or wet roads from the gre stretching south to northern tennessee. and if you're flying, likely to find airport delays today in detroit and boston. well, now to that abc news exclusive. apple's ceo tim cook's first interview. cook tells david muir that doing so would make hundreds of millions of customers vulnerable
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>> yes. the only way we know would be to write a piece of software that we view as sort of the software equivalent of cancer. we think it's bad news to write. we would never write it. we have never written it, and that is what is at stake here. >> the fbi though says it believes that syed farook used that phone to communicate with his wife his accomplice and i'm curious, do you struggle at all with the possibility there could be information on that phone that could reveal other plot, other people who were involved in planning the san bernardino attack? >> david, if we knew a way to get the information on the phone that we haven't already given, if we knew a way to do in that would not expose hundreds of millions of other people to issues, we would obviously do it. >> i want to get to what the fbi director james comey said. he said it's not about a slippery quote but 14 were slaughtered and many more had their lives ruined.
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but we can't look the survivorses in the eye or ourselves if we don't follow any possible lead out there. coming from. >> i do and this is an incredibly complex issue to place a back door in the iphone. we believe it does put hundreds of millions of customers at risk. there's probably more information about you on your phone than there is in your house. our smartphones are loaded with our intimate conversations, ow financial data, our health records, they're also loaded with the location of our kids in many cases and so it's not just about privacy, but it's also about public safety. >> but this your quiet moments do you have any concern that you might be able to prevent a terrorist attack by breaking into that phone? >> david, some things are hard and some things are right and some things are both. this is one of those things. >> and in this case you believe there are some things that just
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>> apple has until tomorrow to file its legal response to the case. in response to cook's comments the senior government official tells us t fbi wants apple to develop a way into the phone that will only be known to the company itself and no one else. as for cook's suggestion congress resolve the dispute the official claims that would take too long. now to some encouraging news about this year's flu vaccine. it's doing better than last year's vaccine. preliminary information from the centers for disease control finds it is 59% effective. a big improvement over last year's results showing only 20% effectiveness. health officials say that we've had a milder flu season this year, but they warn it has not peaked as yet. to a frightening scene caught on camera at a gas station in kentucky. an e-cigarette battery exploded in a man's pocket. josh hamilton was shocked when his pants burst into flames as
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a clerk followed him with a fire extinguisher and put out the flames hamilton suffered serious burns on his leg, but he is expected to be okay. >> good to know he'll be all right. police in ohio are on the lookout for a man they've dubbed the rogaine robber. the bald bandit is accused of stealing the hair growth drug from store shelves across the buckeye state. cops say it's likely he's trying to resell the stolen rogaine either online or at flea markets. they don't believe he's using any of the products on himself despite his bald head. >> okay, well, coming up, coming back down to earth astronaut scott kelly ready to come home but not without helping us take a giant leap towards mars. fresh reaction to the news facebook reaction to our favorite options that didn't make the cut.ness. but i really love it. i'm on the move all day long... and sometimes, i just don't eat the way i should. so i drink boost to get the nutrition that i'm missing. boost complete nutritional drink
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including calcium and vitamin d to support strong bones and 10 grams of proteinto help maintain muscle. all with a great taste. i don't plan on slowing down any time soon. look for savings on boost in your sunday paper. workinon my feet all day gave me pain here. in my lower back but now, i step on this machine and get my number which matches my dr. scholl's custom fit orthotic inserts. now i get immediate relief from my foot pain. my lower back pain. find a machine at drscholls.com jane likes to mix thingsgsp. that's why she loves new light & fit greek non-fat yogurt mousse. so fluffy and airy it's her new 80 calorie obsession.
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topping our look at the "the pulse" our conversation with the man who spent nearly a year in space. >> astronaut scott kelly is wrapping up his visit to the international space station and returns to earth next tuesday. >> okay, so among the insights he shared with our david kerley who covers transportation for us the monotony of being cooped up day after day, but there are the incredible sunsets and he doesn't mind the food but misses sitting down at a table to eat. he also talked about the possibility of a trip t t mars. >> thi absolutely i feel -- i feel great, but, you know, there are challenges especially with radiation between the earth and mars that we need to work on, overcoming but it's something i hope to see in my lifetime. >> i love his passion. by the way, nasa scientists are exploring the possibility that lasers could shorten the trip to the red planet to just three days. >> wow, very cool.
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twin brother mark of cocose, a retired astronaut will face a battery of tests to see how scott's body held up to 11 months of space compared to mark who's been down here on the ground. >> it'll be a huge homecoming. reactionng to reactions getting used to the new button options. >> those are them. the social media giant has completely revamped its feedback system revamping its like button and expanding by adding the ability to love and you can also use a series of emojis including ha, ha and wow and sad face and what is sure to be the new favorite one, an angry reaction. >> i'm just glad there's no dislike button. i like the positivity than the negativity. there are some suggestions floating around ever since facebook made the move like this oneehat apparently says you are insufferable. >> you make me want to puke. >> how about cringe. this would work well for some of the things i see on my feed
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>> drunk. >> i've been drinking. somebody's been drinking with that one. okay, so we all have those favorite foods that we really don't like to share. maybe a plate of french fries you plan to consume till the last one is gone. >> that includes this panda. enjoying a fist food of bamboo root. the small one is thinking i'd like to take a bite of that. try snatching it away. clearly thth won't happen. see the foot that went up ere. so the bigger oneoesn'tiss a beat fighting off the younger's advances. >> wow. he's going to smack him away. doesn't want to share. >> wow. that is one panda smackdown. >> that is how i am about pizza. get your own. >> your bamboo root is pizza. yes. >> more news, folk, after this. karl, don't you have friends coming over? yeah, so? it stinks in here. you've got to wash this whole room are you kidding? wash it? let's wash it with febreze.
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i have bread everyday. that's the genius of this program. i lost 26 pounds and i have eaten bread every single day. taking a look at our top story, donald trump firing back
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challenged him to release his tax returns. romney believes there may be a bombshell in trump's taxes. the republicans debate tonight in houston. a new isis video threatens mark zuckerberg and jack dorsey, the head of twitter. isis says it's responding to anti-terror efforts by the two tech giants. nasty storms leave a path of destruction. tornadoes killing at least four people in virginia while nearly a foot of wind and snow cause flight cancellations and impassable roads in the midwest. looking at today's weather, dry and warming up in the west. snow showers around the great lakes. mostly dry inhe eastnd deeee down i i the south it looks like itit going to bee kind of nicece >> not bad at e. finally this morning as we count down to sunday night's oscars we take a glimpse behind
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>> and when it all c making news in america this morning, double edge storm. heavy winds and torrential rains in the east leave thousands without power overnight and communities in theheouth are stunned by the deadly destruction as the midwest is hit hard by whiteout conditions. we have the latest on the storm track. privacy fight. ceo tim cook telling abc news that apple is standing firm against the government despite that order to access a terrorist's iphone. >> this is not about one phone. this is about the future. >> the abc news exclusive interview just ahead. fighting the flu in the depths of the season. some encouraging news ababt this year's vaccine. why you should consider getting one if you haven't. and, oh, boy, pants on fire. a small explosion in a store caught on security camera, and,
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hole in his pocket. well, good thursday morning. millions of americans are hammering the eastern two-thirds of the country. >> along the mid-atlantic, virginia is under a state of emergency this morning where tornadoes and thunderstorms have left at least t ur people dead. tens of thousands are still wiwiout power, and roadways are flooded. >> and in the mimiest blizzard-like conditions left a huge mess. nearly a foot of wet, heavy snow blanketed roads and knocked out power. drivers planning to head out this morning need to be careful of dangerously icy conditions created by frigid temperatures overnight. >> the impact, nearly 1,200 flights in and out of chicago airports have been canceled so far, which is likelyo impact air travel across the country today. and on the ground the full effect of the devastating storms and the massive cleanup ahead are just starting to unfold. overnight, millions of americans hit hard as a deadly winter
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torrential rains floloing the mid-atlantic to the northeast. e downpours creating flash floods, washing away cars and creating a mess for the d.c. area. >> i thinking like i called god to help me and prayed. >> reporter: in new york heavy winds overturned this truck on the george washington bridge. this time lapse shows the storm moving into charlotte, north carolina. strong winds toppling trees, homes and power lines there. more than 160,000 people without power across 7 states. it's the same system that spawned terrifying twisters. in virginia, a state of emergency in effect. a deadly tornado shredding homes, among the victims, a young child. >> the only thing we heard was a 2-year-old baby was found in the woods. >> reporter: that baby and two others pronounced dead. >> this is devastating. >> reporter: across the region more than 30 tornadoes in the last day alone, first tearing across louisiana destroying this
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>> god let us be okay. let us get through this. >> reporter: and on the back side of this massive storm, blizzard conditions across the midwest. >> if you don't need to make the trip, don't make the trip today. >> reporter: in parts of illinois and indiana, nearly whiteout condions mamang travel extra difficult. and that area, by the way, is in for more snow today. take a look, but it's not expected to be quite as heavy with the snow showers continuing around the great lakes and temperatures will move back up into the 30s. >> in the mid-atlantic and northeast plan on mostly dry conditions although temperatures will be a bit cooler. well, to politics now, the republicans preparing to face off in houston tonight. their final debate before super tuesday. >> after his landslide victory in nevada, donald trump is now tangling with mitt romney over his tax returns, but he's also trading jabs with the other gop candidates who a a struggling to catch up. >> it's s our voice, your votete weet the latest from abc's kenneth moton. good morning, kenneth. >> reporter: good morning, reena
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it is a case of irony. millionaire mitt romney was criticized in 2012 about his own tax returns but now he's making similar attacks against billionaire donald trump. hours before severe weather ripped through virginia overninit, donald trump was on the ground rallying supporters, talking running mates. >> i do want somebody that's political because i want to get lots of great legislation that we all want passed. >> reporter: trump was a no-show for a republican town hall on fox news hosted by megyn kelly who had a very public feud with the gop front-runner. the candidates linedp as they worked to take down trump. >> we are not going to allow the conservative movement to be defined about i a nominee who isn't a conservative. >> reporter: all four promise to release tax returns this week after mitt romney called on them to do so. the 2012 gop nominee even said he believes there's a quote bombshell in trump's taxes. >> when people decide they don't want to give you their taxes it's usually because there's
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>> reporter: trump went on the attack and tweeted mitt romney who totally blew an election that should have been won and whose tax returns madad him look like a fool is now playing tough guy. >> well, hello. alpha kappa alpha. >> reporter: fewer fireworks from the docratic side. hillary clinton made her case at the sisters of aka ahead of saturday's south carolina primary. bernie sanders who is struggling with black voters there moved on to super tuesday states drawing 9,000 people to his rally in tulsa, oklahoma. as for trump's taxes he says there is no bombshell other than he pays a lot. the republicans will debate tonight on cnn in the super tuesday state of texas where the governor just endorsed his senator, ted cruz. reena anankendis. >> allllright, i is coming down to the wire definitely for them. abc's kenneth moton live in washington for us this morning, thank you. new developments this morning now in the standoff over president obama's pick for the supreme court. sources tell abc news the president is considering a
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nevada governor brian sandoval as the nominee. sandoval is a former federal judge who supports abortion rights. his nomination could be seen as an overture to republican lawmakers who vowed to block the president's s oice. top senate republicans will meet with the president next week. and access to abortion clinics may soon be limited in louisiana. a federal appepes court has refused to block a new law which advocates say will force clinics that law requires doctors who provide abortions to have admitting privileges at hospitals within 30 miles. a group supporting abortion rights says it will take the case to the supreme court. moving overseas now to syria where a cease-fire in the civil war set to take effect saturday morning. it allows aid to reach remote areas. here at home there are growing calls to establish a so-called
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if the cease-fire fails. john kerry told top lawmakers that such a zone would require up to 30,000 u.s. ground troops to maintain. a new isis video in the meantime threatens the lives of facebook founder mark zuckerberg and jack dorsey, the head of twitter. the 25-minute video is too disturbing to show. it includes pictures of the two men covered in bullet holes. isis says it is responding to efforts by facebook and twitter to suspend accounts and remove posts that promote terrorism. well, still ahead, our exclusive with apple ceo timim cook speaking fofothe first time about apple's legal showdownwn with the fbi. but first tearful testimony as erin andrews' father says she's a shell of her formeself after nude photos leaked online. and america, we're no longer home to the most billionaires so can you guess which country has beat the u.s.? make it a point to shop kohl's...
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those charging elephants in africa were chasing arizona senator jeff flake and some others during their trip to africa. last week during a boat ride a hippo showed off teeth. the purpose of his trip was to learn more about wildlife poaching. well, new details in kesha's legal battle. abc news has obtained video denying that she ever had sexual relations with music producer dr. luke. kesha is suing claiming he sexually abused her and she wants out of her recording contract. the video was taken during a deposition five years ago. a judge ruled friday that kesha must follow through on the contract but she doesn't have to work with dr. luke. kesha has garnered support from other top singers including taylor swift, lady gaga and just last night adele. well, emotional testimony
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erin andrews. andrews choked up as her dad tearfully told the court that his daughter was a shell of her former selflf he said all she did was crcrafter discovering a stalker had postst videos of her online. andrews is suing david michael barrett and the marriott for $75 million. they're mourning a loss of nate kerrigan, a veteran law enforcement officer who died while carrying out a high-risk eviction. two other deputies were hurt which killed the homeowner. it was considered high risk after that homeowner posted online rants against the police. and in austin, texas, a police sniper who shot and killed an armed suspect will not be charged. newly released video from a yearar ago shows 27-year-old sawyer flash repeatedly firing at a police helicopter as it hovered over his house. that's when the officer moved in and shot him in the head.
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sleeping inside. well, the u.s. is no longer home to the most billionaires in the world. that distinction now goes to china now. according to a newly released annual list, 90 new chinese billionaires moved to china -- moved china into first place by a margin of 33 billionaires. beijing is the city with the most billionaires with 100. that's five more than new york. >> see, donald trump is going to say, i was right all along. it's china. >> china. well, when we come back, the exclusive interview with apple's ceo tim cook arguing that their battle with the isn't just over privacy, but security, as well. and promising new information regarding this season's flu vaccine. what you need to know. to pay a mortgage, and i've also got a brain. life's short, talk is cheap. i'll be working while you sleep. still don't think i've got a brain? you think a resume's enough? who'll step up when things get tough?
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so she can watch her calories and where she's going. light & fit feel free to enjoy. so, a passenger on board a plane captured this dark image of turbulent storm clouds swept up by a tornado that hit louisiana. the twister was part of that bigger deadly storm that's been tearing up parts of the south and mid-atlantic states. > that same system is creating dicey conditions for this morning's commute. watch out for icy or wet roads from theakes stretching south to northern tennessee. and if you're flying, likely to find airport delays today in detroit and boston. well, now to that abc news exclusive. apple's ceo tim cook's first interview. cook tells david muir that doing so would make hundreds of millions of customers vulnerable
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>> yes. the only way we know would be to write a piece of software that we view as sort of theheoftware equivalent of cancer. we think it's bad news to write. we would never write it. we have never written it, and that is what is at stake here. >> the fbi though says it believes that syed farook used that phone to communicate with his wife his accomplice and i'm curious, do you struggle at all with the possibility there could be information on that phone that could reveal other plot, other people who were involved in planning the san bernardino attack? >> david, if we knew a way to get the information on the phone that we haven't already given, we knew a way to do in that would not exposeundreds of millions of other people to issues, we would obviously do it. >> i want to get to what the fbi director james comey said. he said it's not about a slippery quote but 14 were slaughtered and many more had their lives ruined.
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but we can't look the survivorses in the eye or ourselves if we don't follow any possible lead out there. do you understand where he's coming from. >> i do and this is an incredibly complex issue to place a back door in the iphone. we believe it does put hundreds of millionon of customers at risk. ere's probably more information aboutou on your phone than there is in your house. our smartphones are loaded with our intimate conversations, ow financial data, our health records, they're also loaded with the location of our kids in many cases and sot's not just about privacy, but it's also about public safety. >> but this your quiet moments do you have any concern that you might be able to prevent a terrorist attack by breaking into that phone? >> david, some things are hard and some things are right and some things are both. this is one of those things. >> a a in this case you believe thererare some things that just
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>> apple has until tomorrow to case. in response to cook's comments the senior government official tells us the fbi wants apple to develop a way into the phone that will only be known to the company itself and no one else. as for cook's suggestion congress resolve the dispute the official claims that would take too long. now to some encouraging news about this year's flu vaccine. it's doing better than last year's vaccine. preliminary information from the centers for disease control finds it is 59% effective. a big improvement over last year's results showing only 20% effectiveness. health officials say that we've had a milder flu season this year, but they warn it has not peaked as yet. to a frightening scene caught on camera at a gas station in kentucky. an e-cigarette battery exploded in a man's pocket. josh hamilton was shocked when his pants burst into flames as
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a clerk followed him with a fire extinguisher and put out the flames. hamilton suffered serious burns on his leg, but he is expected to be okay. >> good to know he'll be all right. police in ohio aren the lookout for a man they've dububd the rogaine robber. the bald bandit is accused of stealing the hair growth drug from store shelves across the buckeye state. cops say it's likely he's trying to resell the stolen rogaine either online or at flea markets. they don't believe he's using any of the products on himself despite his bald head. >> okay, well, coming up, coming back down to earth astronaut scott kelly ready to come home but not without helping us take a giant leap towards mars. fresh reaction to the news facebook reaction to our favorite options that didn't make the cut.ness. but i realal love it. i'i'on the move all dadalong... and sometimes, i just don't eat the way i should. so i drink boost to get the nutrition that i'm missing.
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topping o look at the "the pulse" our conversation with the man who spent nearly a year in space. >> astronaut scott kelly is wrapping up his visit to the international space station and returns to earth next tuesday. >> okay, so among the insights he shared with our david kerley who covers transportation for us the monotony of being cooped up day after day, but there are the incredible sunsets and he doesn't mind the food but misses sitting down at a table to eat. he also talked about the possibility of a trip to mars. >> think absolutely i feel -- i feel great, but, you know, there are challenges especially with radiation between the earth and mars that we need to work on, overcoming but it's something i hope to see in my lifetime. >> i love his passion. by the way, nasa scientists are exploring the possibility that lasers could shorten the trip to the red planet to just three days. >> wow, very cool.
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twin brother mark of course, a retired astronaut will face a battery of tests to see how scott's body held up to 11 months of space compared to mark who's been down here on the ground. >> it'll be a huge homecoming. reactionng to reactions getting used to the new button options. >> those are them. the social media giant has completely revamped its feedback system revamping its like button and expanding by adding the ability to love and you can also use a series of emojis including ha, ha and wow and sad face and what is sure to be the new favorite one, an angry reaction. >> i'm just glad there's no dislike button. i like the positivity than the negativity. there are some suggestions floating around ever since facebook made the move like this one that apparently says you are insufferable. >> you make me want to puke. >> how about cringe. this would work well for some of the things i see on my feed
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>> drunk. >> i've been drinking. that one. okay, so we all have those favorite foods that we really don't like to share. maybe a plate of french fries you plan to consume till the last one is gone. >> that includes this panda. enjoying a fist food of bamboo root. the small one is thinking i'd like to take a bite of that. try snatching it away. clearly that won't happen. see the foot that went up there. so the bigger one doesn't miss a beat fighting off the younger's advances. >> wow. he's going to smack him away. doesn't want to share. >> wow. that is one panda smackdown. >> that is how i am about pizza. get your own. >> your bamboo root is pizza. >> yes. >> more news, folk, after this. karl, don't you have friends coming over? yeah, so? it stinks in here. you've got to wash this whole room are you kidding? wash it? let's wash it with febreze.
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i have bread everyday. that's the genius of this program. i lost 26 pounds and i have eaten bread every single day. taking a look at our top story, donald trump firing back
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challenged him to release his tax returns. romney believes there may be a bombshell in trump's taxes. the republicans debate tonight in houston. a new isis video threatens mark zuckerberg and jack dorsey, the head of twitter. isis says it's responding to anti-terror efforts by the two tech giants. nasty storms leave a path of destruction. tornadoes killing at least four people in virginia while nearly a foot of wind and snow cause flight cancellations and impassable roads in the midwest. looking at today's weather, dry and warming up in the west. snow showers around the great lakes. mostly dry in the east and deep down in the south it looks like it's going to be kind of nice. >> not bad at awe. finally this morning as we count down to sunday night's oscars we take a glimpse behind the scenes. >> and when it all comes down to it it revolves around what's in the envelope. brandi hitt.
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secret keepers in hollywood.martha ruiz and brian cohen set to carry those famous briefcases. >> and the oscar goes to -- >> reporter: holding the names. has there ever been a mistake. >> no. >> reporter: price waterhouse coopers has counted the oscar ballots. 6,261 sent out on paper and online. >> we control everything from the time they go out indicated with security codes and those come back to us. we then have those in an un undisclosed location. >> reporter: inside that secret un undisclosed location security is tight. there's a specialized alarm system by joe metyoejoe biometric locks, no internet access and they're counted by hand. >> we make sure we're going through their pile, counting that and recounting that. we will stuff the envelope, close it, seal it with the red. >> reporter: those 24 winning envelopes and a duplicate set
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locked in a vault until oscar sunday when ruiz and cohen enter their code and take their briefcase. each then traveling a different route to the oscar red carpet escorted by los angeles police. >> no matter what happens, at least one of us will get there. >> reporter: do you feel like 007 a little bit? >> i little bit. >> reporter: last year as a spoof they carried a third briefcase used by host neil patrick harris and backstage they only hand the envelope to the presenter just seconds before the announcement. is this the hardest secret to keep? >> it's a big important secret. the reality is, a secret we keep forever and that is who got second. >> reporter: brandi hitt, abc news, los angeles. >> very intriguing. abc is the place to be on oscar night, sunday at 7:00 eastern time, 4 pacific.
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america this morning. making news in america this morning, double edge storm. heavy winds and torrential rains in the east leave thousands without power overnight and communities in the south are stunned by the deadly destruction as the midwest is hit hard by whiteout conditions. we have the latest on the storm track. privacy fight. ceo tim cook telling abc news that apple is standing firm against the government despite that order to access a terrorist's iphone. >> this is not about one phone. this is about the future. >> the abc news exclusive interview just ahead. fighting the flu in the depths of the season. some encouraging news about this year's vaccine. why you should consider getting one if you haven't. and, oh, boy, pants on fe. a small explosion in a store caught on security camera, and,

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