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doesn't see that his senate campaign with a million dollar loan from goldman sachs and failed to report the loan on federal fund-raising reports. a spokeswoman calling the failure a mistake, but here's the deal on this. it could hurt cruz since he's rallie against big banks and wall street bailouts. speaking of the markets, the
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ready to turn the corner on the bad start to the year. the dow starts this trading day down 365 points. the sapp 500 lost about 2.5%. since the start of the year, the average 401(k) plan has lost nearly $7,000. the reasons remain worries about china's economy as well as those falling oil prices. there's a new health crisis for flint, michigan. an outbreak of legionnaires disease. authorities aren't sure if it's connected to the city's contaminated watersupply. p priority now is getting the residents safe drinking water. alex perez is there. >> reporter: natiol guard troops called in to hand out water, an emergency move in flint, michigan. teams going door to door, dropping off bottled water and filters for taps. >> we need one up here. >> reporter: water contaminated by lead. especially dangerous for children. worried parents here now having their kids tested for lead poisoning. this all starting in 2014, when
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stopped paying for water from lake huron and began to process water from the nearbrbflint river, to save some $19 million. immediately, residents began to complain of bad-tasting, foul-smelling water. tests later revealing toxic levels of lead in the system, but it wasn't until more than a year later that authorities declared this drinking water unsafe. new concerns, could this dirty tap water be linked to a legionnaires outbreak. >> at least 87 cases, including ten deaths, in 2015. the city has switched back to lake huron water, but the river water damaged the pipe system, and lead levs are still not safe. and unlike bacteria and other problems, boiling water does nothing to remove the lead. the mayor here tells me, it could be months before the tap water here is safe to drink. alex perez, abc news, flint, michigan. >> back to politics now as the presidential race heats up, one campaign foe is taking a more creative approach.
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at this photo right now. this crowd in south carolina for donald trump and one detractor's sign, trump likes nickelback. now, if you're not familiar with these guys, they're a canadian rock band that had a few hits but known universally for shall we say being extremely uncool. >> the sign was con fis scaled by a staffer but it's not the first time the reference has beenen seen on the campaign trail. come on, is nickelback really that bad? >> yeah, they're generally regarded as just not cool. i won't use the term we would use for them. the coolest thing they have done, they tweeted out a few days ago, one of those photos ted cruz likes nickelback. and the caption with it was nickelback employee of the month. january 2016. so they actually kind of have a sense of humor. coming up, an ambitious powerball pool and how much they spent on their tickets and the latest on the search for the
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and only three states so far, california, tennessee and florida. >> and no worries for a whole generation of new lion king fans. the epic story of simba continues right where it left off. check out our behind the scenes pics, lots of interesting things there, at abcwnn. we might have the powerball winner there. no, we don't. we'll check it out.
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police in bat more are looking for two leave its dressed in hoodies who broke into a grocery store on december 28th. tore an atm from the wall and took off. the next day the two also dressed in hoodies were caught on camera using crowbars to pry an atm from another grocery store. ey may have gotten away florida a dodge durango. even if the stock market is having anything but a happy new year, there is gd news about the economy. federal reserve reports there is modest economic growth in most of the u.s. over the past six weeks, but the signals reported plixed. the jobs market and consumer spending are improving. manufacturing is not. >> the economy may be the least of your concerns for the right six digit combination. >> as we've told you, at least now three players hit last night's nearly $1.6 billion
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the winning tickets sold in one of them at this 7-eleven in california. one also sold inn tennessee and florida. look at the scene there. officials say ticket sales yesterday were just off the charts. here's abc's lind a davis. >> reporter: tickets are selling at a frenetic pace. $1.3 million a minute. yes, a minute. >> the winner! >> the winner! >> the winner! >> that can't be the winner. we're getting the winner. >> this is the winner. >> r rorter: even hillary powerball ticket. >> if you win? >> well, i'll fund my campaign. big, it doesn't even fit on billboards. but what would this historic jackpot of $1.5 billion look like in your bank account? accountants almost always advise taking the $930 million lump sum. investing the roughly $450 million after taxes can give you much more money than the 30-year annuity. bonds, you'll make about 4% a
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that's $600,000 after tax a month for the rest of your life. >> reporter: a $450 million windfall is enough to put about 3,000 american kids through college. the countless options of how to put that k kd of money to good use also explain why canadians are flocking across the border. >> hopefully one of us will win. that would be nice. >> reporter: anyone from anywhere can play, as long as they're 18 years old. but the ticket has to be bought and claimed in one of the 44 powerball states. it's illegal to rell a lottery ticket, which is why you can't buy tickets legitimately online. though, that's not stopping brokers from selling tickets to customers as far away as china. one student who wants to remain anonymous boasting he sold 600 ticks to chinese buyers for nearly double the cost of the ticket. linsey davis, an abc news, new york. can you imagine?
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>> raining money. >> yeah, it is. literally. like show you the scene inside the homes. it's raining. >> was that all that you won over the past three years? >> that was all of my earnings from abc in the last year. >> uh-oh. >> taking this back. >> coming up in our next half hour, oscar fever. we're waiting foror the release later this morning of the list of the 2016 oscar nominees and with no clear front-runner, it could end up being 7:00 leonardo dicaprio versus matt damon. >> first simba is back with a baby. 22 years after the lion king comes the lion guard. we're behind the scenes of disney's latest tv series. you're watchingworld news now." i guess we could go to flash
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>> i loved that movie. >> it was great. >> more than two decades since lion king roared onto the big screen delighting fans with that loveable lion cub whoouldn't wait to be king. >> yes, and now we're feeling the love once again inside. but this time we're picking up where simba left off. here's abc's nick watt. >> reporter: 22 years after "the lion king" roared -- >> everyone scatter. >> reporter: comes a lion guard a squeal tv movie and now series from our parent company disney. makes me wonder when do grown-ups create cartoons for kids. >> my son came home and he plays with his friends in the park every thursday. they have an imaginary super hero team that fights imaginary
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that's when it hit me. we've put super heroes in the pride land, sort of the avengers meets the lion king. >> reporter: so the lion guard is simba's son and his multispecies posse keeping peace on the plains. we're behind the scenes. >> when you're on the freeway stuck in traffic is when you get a lot of ideas. jose is a so-called character creator a blend of his brother and his boss. >> when you drive you have to imitate it. if he's upset, it comes out onto the paper. you put your acting into the character. >> i don't know if you know this about the cuckoo. a terrible parent. >> reporter: perhaps on the poster tacked to the office wall. >> we stand in front of and look at and elan being pretty tall, we would probably want to go with something smaller like a dikembe but we couldn't say dikembe on a disney junior show.
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consult school oses to get the animal behavior right apart from the fact they talk. on lion guard. >> what were you thinking? >> reporter: rob lowe. >> i see a stone. sarah hyland and some new guy. >> an exrated read is totally fine. >> number two here at 14 minutes. >> hey, our flowers. >> reporter: and my john wayne bush buck made it into the show. >> hey it, our flowers. >> the lion guard tv movie premiered in november with record ratings. so clearly these guys know what they're doing. >> i told you i couldn't do it. >> now i know you're lying to me. now i know you're lying to me. >> you were right on pitch. one more time. >> i hate you all. i'm nick watt for "nightline" in los angeles. >> i hate you all. >> he had a great impression. good for you, nick. and you're another lion ki. our ultimate you the lion king
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and now it's time fororthe mix." we do know there is a winner florida, high home state. >> yes. >> and high hometown, tampa, florida. two wise guys really smart decided they were going to up their odds. what do they do? ryan and shane, they got over a pool of 270 participants to fork over each $500. >> wow. >> do you know the odds of winning just in general were one in 292 million roughly. they significantly increased their odds by about creating this pool. and he started back doing these jackpots when it was merely 400. enouou people joined in to buy $15,000 worth of tickets. they were smart. so now we know there is a winner in florida. >> we don't know if it's those guys. >> high hometown tampa. >> but if it is those guys we need two them to be our friend. >> and to join the set 0 let us know what the odds are for the
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>> you know, we've all talked about mid life crisis that i'll probably reach in 20 years or so. but we've seen the scene from father of the bride" where steve martin's character decides he's gogog to dye his hair and he starts driving a convertible car because of the so-called mid life crisis. now researchers in canada in alberta say there is no such thing as a mid life crisis. they did an extensive survey. they followed two groups of canadian 18-year-olds high school students and followed them for 25 years and they say people are much happier in their 40s than they are as teens debunking the myth. so the excuse for that convertible and hitting on that girl that's half your age, that's just -- >> it's all bow lowny, huh. >> thank you for debunking that myth. woo wives everywhere will thank you. you remember that sort of heart
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on sunday night with the 27-yard field goal sunday night's playoffs against the seattle seahawks? you remember blair walsh the kicker? kind of missed this one. well, there's a first grader who offered some words of wisdom from tasha lee at north point elementary. >> what did they say? >> keep on trying. what more can you say? it's okay. you're the best kicker was one. another one, thehe crowd goes wild. we still think you're awesome, blair. another one, poor blair walsh, keep on trying. you. ys are cute. >> there's always next year for you. speaking of football quickly, the panthers and seahawks are playing of course, and they are
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15 obviouses of pulled pork all this morning on "world news now," breaking news. a series of deadly blasts in a starbucks cafe in downtown jakarta, the capital of indonesia. police investigating the apparent terror attacks. we'll have an update coming up. >> money matters. u.s. stocks continue to drop in january with most 401(k)s losing thousands as the country searches for the newest multimillionaires. the latest on the winning tickets in last night's powerball drawing. >> new this half hour, hillary clinton fighting back. >> on the offensive as she goes after bernie sanders. his campaign saying the tactic is backfiring. and how the rest of the clinton family is throwing their weight around. and twitter thrown into a tizzy. over t t devastating reports that one direction's temporary hiatus may actually be a permanent thing. is this true? our full report ahead in "the
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it is thursday, january 14th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, everyone. we begin with that breaking news from indndesia where explosions and gunfire have rocked an upscale neighborhood in downtown jakarta. police are treating the blast as possible terror attacks. >> one target of course, was a busy starbucks cafe. the moment of impact right there. witnesses say suicide bombers blew themselves up but there are other reports that indicate grenades were used in that blast. two other heavily armed attackers entered a nearby police station triggering a gun battle that left at least one police officer dead. >> at least threcivilians were also killed but the death and injury tolls are still climbing. so far no one has claimed responsibility. but because indonesia is the largest muslim country in the world, it's a favorite recruiting ground for isis. we'll stay on top of the breaking story throughout the morning. >> and we also are tracking
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a happy one. one that had millions of americans dreaming of what could be. >> there are a few who know what will be. there are several winners s the giant powerball jackpot that, $1.6 billion prize sold in tennessee, florida and here. we'll have all the excitement in california. the quiet los angeles suburb of chino hills. >> a huge crowd descending on the 7-eleven where it was sold. these people so happy, you think they would have won. >> we are here because we feel that we won. >> my dad called me and i was like what is going on. >> it's a lucky store. >> i'm very happy and very excited and very proud. we sell that big amount. >> do you think they at least bought a slurpee, these folks? >> let's hope they did. the store's assistant manager saying things had gotten crazy there in the past few days. and clearly, the party is continuing. that store will get $1 million for selling the winning ticket.
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the slurpees for everyone. one round for everyone. >> or whoever the new chino had ion air is. >> there are winners of smaller prizes. check your numbers, it's 4, 18, 19, 27, 34, the powerball is 10. if you get the red number, the powerball number, you get a couple bucs. >> and we split it up with 25 people. >> our staff did win. 25 people here will be winning 16 cents each. >> 16 cents. don't spend it all at the same place. >> more breaking news coming from orseas. ock markets of course, the pain is increasing. asian markets are down across the board this morning after steep losses on wall street yesterday. >> it's the worst start to a year ever for the two main gauges an of u.s. stock market activity. with more, here's abc's gio benitez. >> reporter: a wall street nose dive. this is the worst start of the year for stocks ever. all major markets down significantly.
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not only was the dow down nearly 365 points, the nasdaq down what's dragging the markets down? oil. prices have been dropping and dropping, hovering around $30 a barrel. the lowest prices since 2004. amid concerns of a slowdown in major economies like china. so, what does all of that mean for you? well, the average 401(k) of $92,000 has already lost nearly $7,000 in value since the beginning of the year. and there's an old saying here on wall street, as january goes, so goes the year for stocks. 70% of the time, that old saying is true. and we're now nearly halfway through january. gio benitez, abcbcews, new york. a navy investigation is under way to how those two -- how those ten u.s. say areas ended up in iranian captivity. after being released, the sailor
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american fleet. a military official says this video of an apology was staged in order to keep the crew safe. john kerry credits a critical role of diplomacy in ending the crisis peacefully. >> these are always situations which as everybody here knows, have an ability if not properly guided to get out of control. and i'm appreciative for the quick and appropriate response of the iranian authorities. >> as for the nuclear deal with iran, the international atomic energy agency is expected to announce tomorrow that all conditions have been met. that means a decades of sanctions on iran could be lifted as early as this weekend. >> and speaking about that incident, two republican presidential hopopuls are outraged over the entire encounter with iran. new jersey governor chris christie says the sailors temporary detention shows how little respect the iranians have for president obama. and marco rubio says they kn they could get away with it because president obama was in
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rubio vowed to get rid of the iran nuclear deal if he's elected president. >> well, the democratic race, hillary clinton is stepping up her attacks on bernie sanders as polls actually show him gaining ground in iowa. the sanders campaigngnays the tactic is backfiring instead helping to raise millions in campaign funds. with more on the war of words, here's abc's cecilia vega. >> reporter: with hillary clinton on the ropes in iowa and new hampshire, her family now out in force. bill and chelsea and hillary all over the airwaves. the target? bernie sanders. the new fight? over health care. >> senator sanders wants to dismantle obamacare, dismantle the chip program, dismantle medicare, dismantle private insurance. >> reporter: sanders outraged, saying his plan would do nothing of the sort. >> that is factually incorrect. and i hope the clinton campaign stops saying that. >> reporter: but on "gma," clinton not backing down. >> that's exactly what he's proposed. okay, so, now, tell the american people how much that's going to
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>> reporter: clinton claiming it will mean a tax hike on the middle class. but team sanders digging into the vault, releasing thi 1993 photo signed by clinton, thanking sanders for his commitment to real health care access for all americans. they also sent around this 2008 clip of clinton blasting her then-opponent barack obama. >> since when do democrats attack one another on universal health care? >> reporter: it wasn't that long ago that sanders was a challenger that clinton barely mentioned by name. now, she is not holding back. attacks that her campaign says we will see a lot more of. cecilia vega, abc news, w york. >investigators in ohio now say a house fire and explosion that killed a family of four was arson. they've determined what caused the fire but thehe aren't offering any other details till they complete their investigation. neighbors say monday the blast shook homes throughout the area. the gas company says testing has confirmed there were no natural
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emergency crews in idaho rescued two skiers after they got caught up in an avalanche. they had started their day at lookout pass, then moved to an area about five miles away. a spokesman from the local avalanche center claims the skiers ignored several warnings and triggered the snow slide. a helicopter airlifted them out. one suffered broken bones. a search is under way for a third person who may still be missing in all of that. the snow in the rockies isn't the own weather system that forecasters are watching today. >> many in the eastern half of the country are looking for relili from the freezing cold and accuweather's justin povick has the latest. good morning. >> thanks and good morning to you, as well. the cold is going to begin to ease its grip, its icy grips in the northeast over the coming days. still some snow showers in the short term, but this will be all north and west of new york city, boston and into d.c. w, out west, we are concerned about t me major snows over the higher terrain, but no big storminess in the central
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notice along the gulf coast, there's going to be soaking showers from houston into southern louisiana. and then an even bigger storm system will come about later on this weekend one of which could produce heavy snow and also some heavy sleet into interior portions of central and northern new england. reena, kendis, back to you. >> thank you. portland, oregon is tired of being messed -- the mess left behind on its sidewalks by crows. so the city is going hi-tech way with a mobile device called a poop master 6,000. it's st of like the zambonis that the hockey rinks use. >> except the problem that in the wintnt, birds like to roost in the trees and you know what that means down below. you'll find the poop master each weekday morning around 7:00 a.m. scrubbing the downtown transit mall. the city's paying a few thousand dollars a month to remove poop. >> but the residents say it is worth every cent .
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i understand. it's just, you know. >> we get it. >> it's the number two problem in all of portland. >> let's move on. dreaming of a better jobn quitting all together, maybe last n nht's powerball winnene will do just that. so who won the record jackpot and who went the greatest lengths for a chance at the $1.6 billion? >> and say it ain't so. 1 d on the outs? the rumors breaking hearst at the mere thought of a breakup. the sad news in "the skinny." >> you're really into 1 d. aren't you? >> i love my 1 d. >> yeah. >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by resolve.d. >> yeah. >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by resolve. (ugh.) does your carpet ever feel rough and dirty? don't avoid it, resolve it. our formula with a special conditioning ingredient,
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oh, my god. >> well, this is newly released video showing a series of reckless maneuvers at a now closed madison, wisconsin driving school, including these pictures of a student driver slamming on the akes, nearly ramming into a parked vehicle. officials say the instructor told that student not to hit the brakes. the school was stripped of its license after a series of violations and complaints about instructors taking dangerous chances with students including using their personal cars for lessons. you won't pass with that one. >> no. >> so once again, if you bought a powerball ticket, you might want to check those numbers. >> ticket holders in at least three states have won last night's nearly $1.6 billion drawing. we're talking about california, tennessee, and florida. here you see them, the lucky numbers. 4, 8, 19, 27, 34, the powerball is 10. yesterday's ticket sales
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off the charts. here's abc's kayna whitworth. >> reporter: what happens in vegas stays in vegas. unless you want a shot at the billion dollar powerball. it's the one indulgence you can't enjoy in sin city. so, people drive 40 miles from the strip to the lotto store at primm. it straddles the border between nevada and california. the bigger the jackpot -- >> keep the line moving, please. >> reporter: -- the longer the line. people have waited in this line for as long as five hours. it got so out of control that lottery officials had to send extra employees to help move it along. and everyone has big plans for their winnings. >> we're all going to buy round trip tickets to the moon. >> i just heard hugh hefner's house, the playboy mansion is for sale for $200 million. so many people hoping for luck, kayna whitworth, abc news, the california state line. so i did go to spend all of this on powerball. >> and how much is that? >> i don't know. quite a bit of singles.
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that the cutoff was at 10:00 p.m. >> oh, kendis. >> i got there at 10:02. >> are you serious? >> yeah. >> so you didn't end up buying it? >> i didn't. >> you can look at it as your good fortune because nobody in new york won. >> well, true,ut i could have won. >> you could look at it that way, as well. >> i'll go make some friends with these singles somewhere. >> when we come back, the countdown to this morning's release of the 2016 oscar nominations. >> big day. is there any truth to the rumor that one direction is taking a break? let's hope that's not true. "the skinny" is next. >> announcer: "world news now"
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short" and "spotlight" telling the story behind the boston globe's exposure of the massive child sex scandal and the cover-up within the boston catholic archdiocese. >> the nominations will be announced later this morning at 8:38 a.m. eastern time, 5:30 really pacific time. >> live on "gma." >> it will be live on "a" and also live on abcnews.com streaming. > next tackling a new rumor about one direction. >> teenagers and even some adults, i'm not going to name any, have been freaking out all over twitter over rumors that the boy band sensation will be breaking up for good. 1 d had announced a hiatus in august and many of us didn't believe it. but yesterday, "us weekly" reported that breakup would be permanent. >> but a source close to the situation has told u.s. today there's no truth to that report.
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nothing has changed since the hiatus announcement and that the band would comment soon. so stay tuned, folks. >> it's sad news coming three days after zayn's birthday, former boy band member there of 1 d. >> next big newswsor hip-hop. >> excuse me. i'm very excited. >> all choked up about it. >> they're widely accepted as one of the most influential hip-hop groups of all time and yet, they've never won a single grammy. but that's about to change. run-d.m.c. is set to be honored this year with a lifetime achievement award at this year's 58th annual grammy awards. can you rock it like this, i can rock it like that >> those chains are off the hook. joseph "run" simmons, daryl "dmc" mcdaniels and the late jason "jam master" jay maisel will be honored for their contributions of outstanding artistic significance to the
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achievement awards is earth wind and fire and jefferson airplane. >> all well deserved, guys. >> and speaking o influential rap artists shaquille o'neal making heaines this morning or >> wait, did you hear that o'neal? artiti? >> well, maybe. >> the basketball phenom's son shareef has celebrated his 16th birthday party in style. he enjoyed a crazy sweet 16 thrown by his parents celebrity studded with 400 guests. >> the high point his two birthday presents a lamborghini a customized jeep wrangler. at 6'8", o'neal already has scholarship offers from major division i schools including ucla, baylor and usc. >> at 16, those are his wheels. >> yeah. >> man. celebrity kids just like us. >> probably a good singer.
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mr. telephone man, there's something wrong with my line when i dial my baby's number i get >> oh, man. we're going back to you. like that, huh. >> a little too much maybe. . >> sorry. >> it's happening more and more these days as phone companies increasingly run out of phone numbers, and you get a new number that's recycled and ends up getting dozens of wrong number calls. >> it happened to one man in seattle but the number he was issued wasn't just any old number. i like big butts and i cannot lie, you other brothers can't deny >> he's the rapper who catapulted to fame for that t bootilicious anthem. now sir mix-a-lot in a bit of a mix a lot. when jonathan nichols a lawyer from seattle got a new cell phone number, he was suddenly inundated with very big offers. >> i used to get a lot of phone calls and voice mails from luxury car dealers.
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sell me or have me test drive a like a ferrari or a lamborghini. >> then this voice mail. >> sir mix-a-lot's phone number. you get somebody calling you about they are snoop dogg. they really are. >> turns out his new digits once belonged to sir mix-a-lot the man behind baby got back. >> sir mix-a-lot talking about the cellular switch out. >> he's probably getting some insane pictures and photos and strange happy birthday songs and all kind of stuff. so if he's a lawyer, if he sifts through those calls, he will find clients, trust me. >> and offering an a solution. >> just to help him off load some of this pressure, he can always forward the ladies pics to me. you know, and i'll take that off his hands. he won't have to deal with that. that should alleviate about 80%
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>> reporter: as for jonathan, he says he's happy to have the once famous number. >> i don't ever want to change this number. it's my fun quirky interesting fact for ice breakers. i can say actually, i have sir mix-a-lot's old phone number and it's kind of like a mike drop moment. baby got back >> baby got -- >> you likikthat, huh? >> a little in the middle but she got much back. that's lyrical genius. >> that's a pretty funny story, isn't it? >> sir mix-a-lot was great with it. >> oh. >> what? >> see who else is texting. >> who has my digits. >> is that you, kendis gibson? >> snoop double g. >> this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. "world news
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two decades.iowa supreme court chief justice mark cady says the state is making progress in ending racial disparities in the criminal justice system. he told the legislature wednesday that three percent of iowa's population is african american, but they represent 20 percent of iowa's prison population. cady also talked about linn, johnson, and scott counties collaborating ith georgetown university. that's reduced school referrals to juvenile court by 61 percent. more news later tonight
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i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm reena ninan. here are some of the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." winners in at least three states have won in last night's record-breaking powerball drawing of an estimated $1.6 billion. those tickets sold in california, tennessee, and florida. full details in just a moment. and police in indonesia say several people are dead in what they say are a series of terror attacks in downtown jakarta. explosions went off in a busy starbucks cafe followed by a long gun battle at a nearby police station. asian markets are down this morning after a big drop on wall street yesterday. it's the worst start to a new year ever for u.s. markets. despite a report showing modest economic growth. and oscar frenzy is shifting into high gear as we await the release of this year's list of nominees later this morning. it could end up being a
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stories on this thursday, january 14th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." we're going to get started this half hour with the breaking news that's been developing overnight. at least three people will share that giant powerball jackpot. winning tickets, of course, we know were sold in california, tennessee and florida. >> i'm glad it's split up, not just one person getting a prize. collect your numbers folks, 4-8, 19, 27, 34, powerball 10. david wright tracking g e lotto fever. >> jackpot is approaching $1.6 billion. >> reporter: millions of americans tuned in to see the powerball drawing of the century. it is the number ten tonigig. >> moments after drawing, california lotto officials tweeted we have a winner in california. >> california lottery officials tweeted out almost immediately that we had a winner here in the golden state and that that
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7-eleven. in chino hills. people rushed to the 7-eleven. there are hundreds of people. you can barely even move inside the 7-eleven itself. keep in mind this store gets a million dollars for selling the winning ticket and whoever takes home that money gets a big chunk of it because there are no taxes lontry winnings here in the state of california. everybody, loud and proud. >> yeah! >> reporter: someone will be claiming or sharing that jaw-dropping $1.5 billion jackpot. the largest the u.s. has ever seen. making this a $2 ticket to the 1% club. in theory at least. we indulged our inner billionaires shopping for cars. >> i could get used to this. >> reporter: and condos. >> see this. this is what you need. >> reporter: plenty of others were dreaming, too.
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>> i feel 100% confident. >> reporter: -- powerball pandemonium. >> it's not normal. it's been like insane. >> reporter: aspiring billionaires lining up patiently dreaming of instant wealth. >> the winner. >> we're getting the winner. >> this is the winner. >> reporter: in reality, your chance of winning is pretty much the same whether you buy a ticket or not according to walter hickey of 538. >> they say you can't win if you don't play. do you think that's a fair statement? >> i think it's a factually coect statement. i don't know if it constitutes a strategy. i guess that you're marginally increasing your probability of winning from zero to .000000001. i think that's enough zeros. there might be one more. >> reporter: so assuming like me you didn't win, take heart. your odds of winning the powerball were slim to none. your odds of being happy anyway are much, much better. david wright, abc news, new york. #things we tell ourselves we didn't win the lotto.
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i'd be completely happier, i can assure you, if i had won one of those tickets or one of the drawings there. oh, well. >> it's biggest in the world. pretty impressive. i have to say, kayna won the jackpot there of the audience. pretty impressive. i tweeted her e-mailed her this morning to say did you win because she was kind of circulating throughout california covering this big story. >> yeah, and i got to tell you inside abc stuff is that we had reporters on stand by at teterboro, new jersey, reporters on stand by in california, ready to fly to the location. little did we know that it would be right there in the l.a. suburb, one of the locations. of course, we have some other winners in florida and tennessee, as well. >> okay. turning now to the latest on those ten american sailors held by iran. the group now at a u.s. military facility in qatar where they're being questioned. >> an official calling the video that we've seen of an apology staged in an effort to keep the sailors safe while in iranian
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we get more now from abc's karla barguiarena. >> reporter: first broadcast on iranian tv, this video released by the same shows the terrifying moments the u.s. sailors endured while in iranian custody. you can see iranian soldiers boarding the u.s. boats. the american sailors with their hands up, their firearms being inspected by the iranians but they are safe and back florida -- and back in american custody. >> i also want to thank the iranian authorities for their cooperation and quick response. >> reporter: the quick response came 24 hours after two small boats piloted by the sailors allegedly drifted into iranian waters. they were traveling from kuwait to bahrain when the iranians say the navigation equipment on one of the boats failed, resulting in what they called "an intrusion." >> it was a mistake that was our fault and we apologized for our
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>> these are always situations which, as everybody here knows, have an ability if not properly guided to get out of control. and i'm appreciative for the quick and appropriate response of the iranian authorities. >> reporter: the navy saying there are no indications any of the ten had been harmed while in custody. the quick resolution defused what could have been an international crisis. in just days, iran is expected to meet the terms of a nuclear deal created last summer with world powers in which $100 billion worth of sanctions could be lifted. karla barguiarena, abc news, new york. >> three americans on a humanitarian mission to honduras have been killed in a bus crash. two of the victims were students at columbia university in new yoyo. the other was a nurse practitioner at the university as well as a student. the bus was taking the group back to the airport when it
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bus's tires appearing to be very worn. to flint, michigan now where residents are getting clean drinking water but there are new health concerns. the national guard is now going door to door offering residents bottled water or filters for their tap water. the city water supply has unsafe amounts of lead. however, that may also be responsible for an outbreak of legionnaires disease last year that killed ten people. the mexican actress who brokered sean penn's interview with el chapo is speaking out for the first time. the newly uncovered text messages show kate delcastillo had been communicating with el chapo for some time, even flirting with him. delcastillo sent out a text thanking fans for their support and not to believe everything they read. she added she will be sharing her story very soon. olympic gold medal skier, picabo street was arrested in utah just before christmas and charged with domestic violence assault. police say street called police
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her father. she claims he pulled her hair so she retaliated by pushing him down the stairs and locking him in the basement. police add this all took place in front of her three children. buffalo's impromptu moment to its severe winter weather is gone. the car completely frozen in lake water became a social media sensation. it's now being -- that was awesome, wasn't it? leaving behind parts of its icy shell, the crew used 350 pounds of ice melter to help break free the mitsubishi lancer and tow it away. looks pretty impressive. this belongs in aaron dale. true aaron dale. real life aaron dale. >> it is. hopefully it's not totaled. it looks like there may be some relief for those facing that bitter cold. >> for more, let's turn to accuweather meteorologist justin povick povick. morning to you, justin. >> reena, kendis, good morning to you, as well. we are tracking more cold. it's going to start to ease
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northeast. snow showers continujng. we could see an inch or so especially well removed from the interstate 95 corridor. now heading in toward the south plains, concern for soaking showers and even some thunderstorms with travel delays from houston eastbound toward new orleans. ena, kendis, back over to you. >> justin, thank you. television newscasters these days us included are full of reports about the frigid winter weather. they i ilude shots of cars, skidding on icy roads, snow removal skiing and advice. there's only one thing we really need to know about this chicago reporter, kind of summed it up. >> it's dangerously cold. it's about 5 degrees right now. windchill about 15 to 20 below. don't be stupid. back to you. you want a full report. >> that's good well done. >> don't be stupid. >> yeah, that was nancy lu. they gave her standing "o." you see there?
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and larry on wgn. >> and she just pointed out this one cold person. but i would think one of the stupidest things that happens during cold, cold reports are reporters out there in the cold talking about the cold. >> they say that was her shortest report ever. yeah. >> no doubt. it's cold out here. back to you. all right. coming up, going to california. football fans experiencing the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. it just depends on which city you live in and could there be other teams making the move to l.a.? >> but first, buyer beware as gas prices stay low and auto sales increase, could there be hidden issues with your new ride? unhappiness. you're watching "world news >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by woolite darks.
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a dramatic scene as residents had to be rescued from a raging fire in prince georges county, maryland. witnesses say the blaze spread incredibly fast from one floor of the condominium complex to the next. two residents and two firefighters were hurt. everyone is expected to be okay. general electric is leaving the suburbs for the big city, the nation's biggest indusial company y moving headquarters from here in fairfield, connecticut to boston. massachusetts is offering tens of millions of dollars in incentives but ge also chose boston because it wants to become more digital and sees a better talent pool in that city. the move will only affect a few hundred workers. but one move that will impact hundreds is here at al jazeera america where it's going to be the end of the era. the cable news channel will go off the air at the end of april. after two and a half years of operation, the company says its
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it never really found an audience and it says al jazeera says it will concentrate on expanding its digital news presence in the u.s. despite car sales in america coming off a record year, a new survey finds new car buyers are setting their own record. >> a new survey finds that 70% of those new car owners, well they're pulling out of the car lots w wh apparently buyer's remorse. here's abc's clayton sandell. >> reporter: gas prices are down
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more than 17 million new cars depreciates by about 11%, just as soon as you drive it off the lot. so, consider buying used. but here's what's apparently not a mistake, buying a car in a bright or unusual color. the experts tete us, they're cheaper and they hold their value longer. clayton sandell did, abc news, littleton, colorado. >> and you get laughed at by all of your friends going what are you doing with a canary yellow car. >> i would go for the orange one though. >> i'm sure your driving habits are fantastic. >> why do you say that? >> i don't know. you just seem like a woman. >> i'm a good driver. >> who drives to work every day. >> i'm a good driver. did you doubt me? >> pretty much. i would not allow her to be my uber driver. >> i don't think i've had a
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>> really? yeah. i've had children. i shaped up. coming up, a big shake-up though in the nfl. >> after a two-decade drought, l.a. might soon be home to two teams.
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>> announcer: "world news now" i'll be safe and warm if i was in l.a. california dreaming >> california dreaming. i get it. that's because two diehard nfl cities may soon be losing their beloved football teams. >> the st. louis rams are bidding farewell to missouri and hello again to los angeles. and they may soon be followed by the san diego chargers but fans are none too pleased. abc's brandi hitt has the
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>> reporter: the rams are heading back to los angeles. a homecoming l.a. fans have been waiting for when the team packed its bags after the 1994 season and moved to st. louis. >> the great wrong perpetrated 21 years ago has now been righted. >> reporter: with two dueling l.a. stadium proposals also involving potential moves by the san diego chargers and oakland raiders, nfl owners approved the rams' move to this billion dollar inglewood stadium. >> that had the facilities that would really bring a new kind of fan experience to the nfl and to los angeles. >> reporter: leaving fans heart broken in st. louis. >> it hurts. >> it's just depressing to see a team that i loved and poured all my sundays into for years just leave. >> reporter: st. louis's mayor even accusing the nfl of putting greed above loyalty. >> fans are commodities to be abandoned onon they no longer suit the league's purposes. >> reporter: as part of the deal, the chargers now have the option to relocate to
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>> we have a fresh start. and let's talk about that. >> reporter: if san diego doesn't leave, the door then opens for the raiders to possibly move to l.a. either way, the rams have a new home in 2016 likely playing at the coliseum till the new stadium is built. that new stadium is expected to open in 2019. if the chargers and raiders stay put, the nfl is promising each team $100 million to improve their current stadiums. reena and kendis? >> the stadium's already under way now in inglewood. >> it is under way. that's right near the airport. it will be the biggest thing to happen to that part of l.a. since the lakers moved down to the staples center. but hoping the chargers stay in san diego. >> you want them to stay. >> it would be great. does california have more rams than missouri? that really should be the big debate. >> it doesn't matter. you can computer generate them. >> and what's a charger? you can computer generate them.
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okay. we're t-minus 30 days away from v day, the most romantic day of the year. >> who knew there was a countdown to it. >> there always is. >> if you're alreadyeeling left out because you don't have a valentine as yet, take heart. there's still time to get yoyo game on. abc's kayna whitworth now on some tips for snagging a sweetheart. >> reporter: standing out in the crowd of more than 40 million people in the u.s. who are currently dating online might seem impossible. but 25-year-old makeup artist lauren seems to have cracked the code. >> i was receiving around 35 messages a day. >> deemed the most messaged new
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chronicles dating woes and wins in her new book "popular." >> i still don't get texts returned but i get a lot of people asking me how do i get more messages. >> reporter: now she's revealing her tried and true formula for the most eye catching profile pictures. tip one, use a selfie. >> lighting is everything when you're taking a selfie. the best angle is a little above your eye line and make sure you're looking into the camera. >> tip number two, post a photo that can start a conversation. >> not only do i have a picture wearing like a hockey jersey but i write it in my interests. so a lot of guys can relate to that. >> reporter: for tip three, her secret weapon. a dating app called the grade which she is a paid spokesperson for actually rates your photos. >> as you set a photo as your main picture, it will gather actual data that shows you what the response rate is for that photo. >> reporter: but above all, when it comes to love online, this
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>> you should just go in being you and just don't take it too seriously. >> reporter: kayna whitworth, abc news, los angeles. > well, when you look like that, it's easy. >> she is beautiful. you're right. she is. yeah. >> just apply a lot of filter to your photos and it works. >> or don't do it all like me. send people postcards. snail mail. >> i don't know that it will work. >> on my dating sites, i use t.j.'s photo and hope that will help better than this one. >> no, you don't. no, you don't. >> no success. >> it is kind of hard in this digital era dating online. you've got to get the right photo down, the right moments captured on instagram. too much pressure.
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>> it is. this morning on "world news now," breaking news, a city under attack. >> bodies lay dead in jakarta after a series of bomb blasts rocked the capital city of indonesia, the nation with the largest muslim population in the world. the latest just ahead. >> sailors on display, is americans held in iran freed. but why were they held in the this morning on "world news now," breaking news. a city under attack. >> bodies lay dead in jakarta after a series of bomb blasts rocked indonesia, the region with the largest muslim population in the world. the obama administration claiming diplomacy prevented a
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taufr stance. . >> from abc news this is "world news now". >> good morning, everyone, america's lucky again. >> america is lucky again because we have several winners, and if they're watching at this hour, we'd like to say call us. i could do with a little bit a loan. man, what excitement. we saw those scenes in chino, california, at the september 11 there. that is one of the many places where there were some jackpot winners. >> we also have a bit of news of our own here on "world news now." remember i made fun of the gang here, 25 people on our staff went in for a pool, and we have big news. they did get the powerball. not the powerball actually, a powerball. the one powerball number which means that the 25 folks on our staff will be splitting 16 cents apiece.
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>> oh, no. there are at least three winning tickets in the biggest jackpot >> the california ticket was sold in chino hills. that's east of los angeles. check out the crowds. we were talking about. they descended on september 11. hundreds chanting, high-fiving the store manager. there should be free slurpees for everybody. >> the jackpot had been building for weeks to nearly $1.6 billion. millions of us pooled our money or plunked down $2 for a chance at an instant fortune. but here's the good news, folks -- we just learned that saturday's jackpot is now $40 million. >> of course, remember, there are winners of smaller prizes. check your numbers. 4-8-19-27-34. the powerball is 10. advice on what to do next time there's a mega jackpot coming up
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of course, we'll is more on that, as well, as you mentioned. we also want to get to the other breaking news story from overseas. some attackers setting off a series of explosions in the indonesian capital of jakarta. police are calling acts of terror. >> one target was a busy downtown cafe where attackers may have used grenades or suicide bombs to trigger the blast. at least three civilians were killed along with three attackers. heavy armed gunman also entered a police station triggering a gun battle that went on for hours leaving at least one officer dead. so far, no one has claimed responsibility, and it's unclear if -- but in recent weeks police had warned that islamic militants were planning something big. and because of indonesia's huge muslim population, it's a huge recruiting ground for isis. we'll stay on top of this story. the other major story, the ten american sailors briefly
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military officials are calling this video apology staged saying the sailors' actions was an effort to defuse a tense situation and protect his crew. a navy spokesman says the priority is finding out how the sailors ended up in iran in the first place. with more, here's abc's terry mower an. -- moran. >> reporter: tuesday evening, the capture. two american boats surrounded and subdued as iranian navy cameras record the scene. and then a few minutes later, the surrender. images of the ten u.s. sailors kneeling, hands on their heads. the iranians in control. through the night, secretary of state kerry makes five calls to the iranians, demanding the americans be released, explaining it was a mistake. and those american sailors, nine men and one woman, spend a night in captivity. their passports examined. a meal is served. and then a mild but pointed interrogation. >> what problem -- what matter
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territorial water? >> it was a mistake. that was our fault, and we apologize for our mistake. >> reporter: asked if the boats were inside iran's territorial waters -- >> i believe so. >> reporter: and how were they treated? >> the iranian behavior was fantastic while we were here. we thank you very much for your hospitality and your assistance. >> reporter: the americans are released. the boats head back into international waters. the pentagon suggesting one had engine trouble and drifted into iran's waters. the u.s. refuses to apologize, but sharp questions remain. >> why didn't they call for help? why wasn't there anybody there to help them? why didn't they tow themselves away, and why did they allow themselves to be taken hostage by the iranians without a fight? >> reporter: the white house says the quick release of the sailors is a sign of better u.s.-iranian nations after the nuclear deal. but others say it's challenged, even humiliated america. terry moran, abc news, bahrain. two new york college students and a u.s. health care
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the victims were returning to the u.s. after carrying out a health mission for poor residents. the bus was on its way to the airport when it veered off the road and fell more than 200 feet down a are convenient. 12 other americans on board were hurt. back at home and heading into the republican debate, donald trump speaking in front of 10,000 people in pensacola, florida, saying he has no problem being depicted as angry. hitting back at governor nikki haley who set off a backlash saying republicans should avoid the angriest voices in the party. speaking of republicans and ted cruz. he's on the offensive after reports that he financed his senate campaign with a million-dollar loan from goldman sachs and failed to report the loan on federal fund-raising reports. a spokeswoman calling it a mistake. the deal -- disclosure could hurt cruz since he rallied against big banks and wall street bailouts.
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turn the corner on the bad start to the year. the dow starts this trading day down 365 points. s&p 500 lost about 2.5%. since the start of the year, the average 401(k) plan plan has lost nearly $7,000. the reasons remain worries about china's economy, as well as the falling oil prices. there is a new health crisis for flint, michigan. an outbreak of legionnaire's disease. authorities aren't sure if it's connected to the city's contaminated water supply. top priority now is getting the residents safe drinking water. abc's alex perez is there. >> reporter: national guard water. an emergency move in flint, michigan. teams going door to door, dropping off bottled water and filters for taps. >> we need one up here. >> reporter: water contaminated by lead, especially dangerous for children. worried parents here having their kids tested for lead poisoning.
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the cash-strapped city of flint stopped paying for water from lake huron and began to process water from the nearby flint river to save some $19 million. immediately residents began to complain of bad-tasting, foul-smelling water. tests later revealing toxic levels of lead in the system. but it wasn't until more than a year later that authorities declared this drinking water unsafe. new concerns -- ok'd this dirty tap water be linked to a legionnaire's outbreak? at least 87 cases including 10 deaths in 2015. the city has switched back to lake huron water, but the river water damaged the pipe system, and lead levels are still not safe. unlike bacteria and other problems, boiling water does nothing to remove the lead. the mayor here tells me it could be months before tap water here is safe to drink. alex perez, abc news, flint, michigan. back to politics now. as the presidential race heats
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>> take a look at this photo now. this crowd. n south carolina for donald trump. one detractor's sign, "trump likes nickel back." if you're not familiar with these guys, they're a canadian rock band that had a few hits. but they're known universally for, shall we say, being extremely uncool. >> the sign was confiscated by a staffer. it's not the first time the nickelback reference has been seen on the campaign trail. come on, is nickelback really that bad? >> they're generally regarded as just not cool. i won't use the term. the coolest thing they have done, they tweeted a few days ago one of those photos. "ted cruz likes nickelback." the caption with it was, "nickel back employee of the month." they actually kind of have a sense of humor. coming up, an ambitious powerball pool and how much they spent on their tickets.
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for reported winners across three states and so three so far -- california, tennessee, and florida. and hakuna ma tada especially for the powerball winner. no worries for a generation of "lion king" fans. the story continues where it left off. and behind-the-scenes pics at abcwnn. we might have the powerball winner there -- no, we don't. it's worth checking out.
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police in bat more are looking for two leave its -- two thieves who were dressed in hoodies who broke into a grocery store on december 28th. tore an atm from the wall and took off. the next day the two also dressed in hoodies were caught on camera using crowbars to pry an atm from another grocery store. they may have gotten away florida -- in adrogi durango seen pulling up to the store. even if the stock market is having anything but a happy new year, there is good news about the economy. federal reserve reports there is modest economic growth in most of the u.s. over the past six weeks, but the signals reported the jobs market and consumer spending are improving. manufacturing is not. the economy may be the least of your concerns for the right >> as we've told you, at least
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powerball drawing. the winning tickets sold -- one california. one also sold in tennessee and florida. look at the scene there. yesterday were just off the here's abc's linsey davis. at a frenetic pace. >> the winner! >> the winner! >> the winner! >> that can't be the winner. we're getting the winner. >> reporter: even hillary clinton admitted she bought a powerball ticket. >> if you win? >> well, i'll fund my campaign. >> reporter: the number is so big, it doesn't even fit on billboards. but what would this historic jackpot of $1.5 billion look like in your bank account? accountants almost always advise taking the $930 million lump sum. investing the roughly $450 million after taxes can give you much more money than the 30-year annuity. >> if you invest in government
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month. that's $600,000 after tax a month for the rest of your life. >> reporter: a $450 million windfall is enough to put about 3,000 american kids through college. the countless options of how to put that kind of money to good use also explain why canadians are flocking across the border. >> hopefully one of us will win. that would be nice. >> reporter: anyone from anywhere can play, as long as they're 18 years old. but the ticket has to be bought and claimed in one of the 44 powerball states. it's illegal to resell a lottery ticket, which is why you can't buy tickets legitimately online. though, that's not stopping brokers from selling tickets to customers as far away as china. one student who wants to remain anonymous boasting he sold 600 ticks to chinese buyers for nearly double the cost of the ticket. linsey davis, an abc news, new york. can you imagine? at least three people across this country right now.
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>> yeah, it is. literally. like show you the scene inside the homes. it's raining. >> was that all that you won over the past three years? >> that was all of my earnings from abc in the last year. >> uh-oh. >> taking this back. coming up in our next half hour, oscar fever. later this morning of the list of the 2016 oscar nominees and with no clear front-runner, it could end up being 7:00 leonardo dicaprio versus matt damon. first, simba is back with a baby. 22 years after "the lion king" comes "the lion guard." we're behind the scenes of disney's latest tv series. you're watching "world news now." i guess we could go to flash dance after this. >> announcer: "world news now"
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i loved that movie. >> it was great. >> more than two decades since "the lion king" roared on to the big screen delighting fans with that loveable lion cub who couldn't wait to be king. >> yes, and now we're feeling the love once again inside. but this time we're picking up where simba left off. here's abc's nick watt. >> reporter: 22 years after "the lion king" roared -- >> everyone scatter. >> reporter: comes "a lion guard," a sequel tv movie and now series from our parent company disney. makes me wonder when do grown-ups create cartoons for kids. >> my son came home and he plays with his friends in the park every thursday. they have an imaginary super hero team that fights imaginary bad guys.
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we've put super heroes in the pride land, sort of the avengers meets the lion king. >> reporter: so the "lion guard" is simba's son and his multispecies posse keeping peace on the plains. we're behind the scenes. >> when you're on the freeway stuck in traffic is when you get a lot of ideas. >> jose is a so-called character creator, a blend of his brother and his boss. >> when you draw it, you have to imitate it. if he's upset, it comes out onto the paper. you put your acting into the character. >> meanwhile in the writers' room -- >> i don't know if you know this about the cuckoo. a terrible parent. >> reporter: perhaps on the poster tacked to the office wall. at and elan being pretty tall, we would probably want to go with something smaller like a dick dick but we couldn't say dick dick on a disney junior >> reporter: they do also
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animal behavior right apart from the fact they talk. on "lion guard" -- >> what were you thinking? >> reporter: rob lowe. >> i see a stone. sarah hyland and some new guy. >> an x-rated read is totally fine. >> number two here at 14 minutes. >> hey, our flowers. >> reporter: and my john wayne bush buck made it into the show. >> hey, our flowers! "the lion guard" tv movie premiered in november with record ratings. so clearly these guys know what they're doing. >> i told you i couldn't do it. >> now i know you're lying to me. now i know you're lying to me. >> you were right on pitch. one more time. >> i hate you all. i'm nick watt for "nightline" in los angeles. >> i hate you all. >> he had a great impression. good for you, nick. >> and you're another "lion king." our ultimate you the lion king
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and now it's time for "the mix." we do know there is a winner florida, my home state. >> yes. >> and high hometown, tampa, florida. two wise guys really smart decided they were going to up their odds. what do they do? ryan and shane, they got over a pool of 270 participants to fork over each $500. >> wow. >> do you know the odds of winning just in general were one in 292 million roughly. they significantly increased their odds by creating this pool. and he started back doing these jackpots when it was merely 400. enough people joined in to buy $15,000 worth of tickets. they were smart. so now we know there is a winner in florida. >> we don't know if it's those guys. >> tampa, my hometown, tampa. >> but if it is those guys we
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>> and to join us on set to let us know what the odds are for the elections and other things in the future. you know, we've all talked about mid-life crisis that i'll probably reach in 20 years or so. but we've seen the scene from father of the bride" where steve martin's character decides he's going to dye his hair and he starts driving a convertible car because of this so-called mid-life crisis. now researchers in canada in alberta say there is no such thing as a mid-life crisis. they did an extensive survey. they followed two groups of canadian 18-year-olds, high school students, and followed them for 25 years and they say people are much happier in their 40s than they are as teens debunking the myth. so the excuse for that convertible and hitting on that girl that's half your age, that's just -- >> it's all baloney, huh. >> thank you for debunking that >> you're welcome. >> wives everywhere will thank you.
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heartbreaking situation at the game on sunday night with the 27-yard field goal sunday night's playoffs against the seattle seahawks? you remember blair walsh, from the vikings, the kicker? poor guy. kind of missed this one. well, there's a first grader who offered some words of wisdom from tasha lee at north point elementary. >> what did they say? >> keep on trying. what more can you say? it's okay. "you're the best kicker," was one. another one, "the crowd goes wild. we still think you're awesome, blair." another one, "poor blair walsh, keep on trying. puppies are cute." >> there's always next year for you. speaking of football quickly, the panthers andeahawks are playing of course, and they are presenting the 15-1 burger.
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for $15.01 because they're 15-1.weather has moved east for a couple of days. lows tonight stay in the 20s and with a partly cloudy day on thursday we should see some middle to upper 30s throughout eastern iowa. as our next storm approaches thursday night, some light mix could develop with light snow showers possible friday. cold arctic air then pours into the region for the weekend and
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