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candidates on a mad dash through iowa, the center of the political universe this weekend. the la-minute push for votes. donana trump on the attackck >> ted cruz is an anchor baby in canada. >> as other candidates take aim at him. >> friends don't let friends vote for trump. plus, hillary's new headache over top secret e-mails. what will that mean in these final hours? captured, the moment a violent prison escapee surrende, his nod to the cops. what did he tell them, and as the hunt goes on for the two others on the run -- searching this entire area focusing on those containers. >> what did a jail teacher have to do with their escape? >> she played a significant role in the planning. >> the intense manhunt going on right now. air scare, high altitude emergency. the cabin losing pressure, passengers scrambling for their
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>> take the time on the runway. >>ehicles are standing by. >> the pilot's quick maneuver, the emergency landing and the questions this morning. and wipeout. the gnarly moment a surfer freefalls 40 feet to eat this enormous wave. cowabunga, dude.e. how he's doing this morning. hey, good morning. after all the campaigning, the debating, the attacks, the ads and the analysis, the actual voters are finally about to have their say. >> finally is the key word. we'vgot just two days to go before people all or iowa head out to the caucuses and overnight most of the candidates out on the stump including her most prominent ally, bill cnton. >> dramatic story lines in these final hours. can hillary eke out a victory against a surging bernie sanders? and on the republican side, can an embattled ted cruz pull
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and if cruz doesn't win, is he done? then there's the question of marco rubio. is he surging at exactly the right time? we have team coverage this morning and we start with abc's jon karl who is covering the republicans. jon, good morning you. >> reporter: good morning, dan. this is it. the final weekend before those first in the nation iowa caucuses. and that frenzy of political activity you were talking about is seen on the airwaves and on the ground, in fact, republican candidates alone have 42 campaign events here in iowa just today. it's down to the wire time in iowa. >> today i'm here three days away to ask you to caucus for me on monday night. >> reporter: if you see a candidate who washington embraces, run and hide. >> reporter: while his rivals crisscross the state of iowa, donald trump was in new hampshire unleashing a new attack on canadian born ted cruz. >> ted cruz may not be a u.s. citizen, right?
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canada. >> reporter: cruz's camp fired back with a statement overnight. the only anchor here is the one being dragged behind the ss new york values causing donald trump's campaign to stall out. those jabs were traded after the final debate before the iowa caucuses which drew over 12 million viewers. that's slightly more than the lastepublican debate and many more viewers than saw trump's veterans rally during the debate. trump relished skippppg this one and d cked cruz for his fifit debate at ceceer stage. >> i'm glad i wasn't there. i guess all of that, he got pummeled. wow. >> reporter: the front page of "thees moines register" which endorsed rubio declared it a rough night for cruz. the texas senator was unfazed. >> it is not surprising that i am not the mainstream media's favorite candidate. imworking to be the candidate of the american people. >> reporter: marco rubio was hoping for a aast-minute surge in iowa signing this trump bashing holiday card from a supporter.
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gogoock your caucus. remember friends don't -- >> vote. vote for trump. >> reporter: after his brief foray in new hampshire, donald trump is coming back here to iowa later today, and, dan, he's going to be campaigning virtually nonstop in iowa between now and the caucuses on monday night. >> a lot of busy ds ahead of us, jon karl, thank you. >> and jon is not going anywhere between now and iowawa >> no. >> he's going to get comfortable right there. and in the democratic race hillary clinton's use of her e-mail server is dogging her during these last days before the caucuses. the state department will not releasas22 of them because t ty contain top secret information. abc's cecilia vega is covering the former secretary of state in des moines. good morning, cecilia. >> reporter: pauau, good morning you. this is s t what hillary clinton wants to be talking about two days before the caucuses here. these headlines could not have come at a worse time for her. overnight hillary clinton and her not so secect weapon
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>> i brought a pretty good warm-up act, don't you think? >> reporter: bill clinton center stage. >> she's never toucucd a thing she didn't make better. >> reporter: bill telling abc news exclusively the battle is not over yet. >> this is a dog fight. you fight till the last hour. >> reporter: a political power couple joining forces on everything from the gop's vision. >> i just fundamentally disagree. >> reporter: to the economy. >> we are not going back to that nd of failed economy. >> reporter: hillary clinton also setting her sights on the one person in her line of fire, bernie sanders. >> i'd rather underpromise and overdeliver. >> reporter: thehene thing they didn't address, those e-mails. the state department declaring 22 e-mails from clinton's private account top secret. clinton's s mpaign calling for the e-mails to be made public saying this appears to be overclassification run amuck. but sanders sticking to that now
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>> the american people are sick and tired of hearing about your damn e-mails. >> reporter: releasing a statement saying voters deserve a discussion of the issues. he is still drawing a crowd, more than a thousand people coming out to see sanders overnight. >> i get a little bit tired when you have establishment folks saying, bernie, you're thinking too big,g,nd i say, the hell with that. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: yeah, those crowds still showing up for bernie sanders. hillary clinton is, of course, back on the campaign trail today and for the first time since her campaign launched she's joined by the entire clinton family, bill and chelsea. guys, i want to show you this. this is the candidate's schedule, all of them here in iowa today. three full pages, dan, that is how busy these guys are out here. it is a mad dash to the finish line right now. >> and that's how busy you will be. and i want to remind everybody we will see you tonight when you anchor "world news tonight" from iowa. cecilia, thank you. now, though, let's bring in abc news political analyst matt dowd.
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>> good morning. >> thanks for coming in. we appreciate it. so how much should hillary clinton be worried about this e-mail imbroglio? >> i think it'll continue to dog her until all the e-mails come out. the state department hasn't released them all and the justice department and fbi finishes their invesesgation. i think this is going to -- it goes to a vulnerability she has which she continues to have which is on trust and a reminder to voters of the '90s of the part they didn't like about the '90s. it will hurt her in the general election. the question that primary is, does it t dermine her argumentnt about electability with this hanging out there? >> right, exactly, and electability is one of the issues hanging over bernie so this is particularly pertinent now. let me ask you about the republican side. this is where things get truly interesting. what is your view of the state of play right now in the republican side? >> i think the odds are still that donald trump wins iowa and then in the aftermath of that probably wins new hampshire. that's the odds on today. i think the person to watch is marco rubio.
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debate, ted cruz had a really bad debate the other night and in the course of that, i think it gives marco rubioioxygen to rise. there is a possibility he could finish second in iowa. if he does that, this becomes a two-person race between donald trump and marco rubio and it's anybody's guess what happens >> a game-changing development tentially. >> completely. you'll be with us straight through the finish. we appreciate it. news is the plbce to be for complete coverage of the caucuses in iowa. george and robin will be reporting live on "gma" from iowa monday and david muirr anchoring live from iowa and george and the whole team standing by to bring you the latest news the instant it happens. and don't forget next saturday the republican debate live from new hampshire at 8:00 eastern right here on abc. >> because we're going to be talking about new hahashire and thososcaucuses right after that. all right. thank you. we want to turn now to new concerns about the explosive zika virus. 36 cases have now been
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president obama has discussed the spread of the disease with the president of brazil who is vowing twin the war on the mosquitoes that carry this disease and dr. richard besser is right there at ground zero from the epidemic in brazil. >> reporter: good morning, paula. on monday the world health organization is convening an emergency response committee to figure out how to respond to the global epidemic of zika virus. but to understand whato do, youuave to understand what's taking place right here where they think the whole thing started in brazil. brazil, the epicenter for the zika virus epidemic, the country grgrpling with the devasasting effects it has on babies of infected women. i traveled here to see how it's being handled firsthand. hello. we spe our friday at a hospital in recife where we meet dr. camilla venture that. she's seen 130 babies with microcephaly, an abnormal smallness of the head. >> this is cary. we are dealing with a disease we have no information about. >> reporter: this woman's
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microcephaly. she told me through a translator she felt symptoms of zika but was told it was a different infection sasang they will do all they can so their daughter can wk, speak and have as much of a normal life as possssle. they're trying to get a handle e on it but it's n n the only place affected. this houston mother contracted the virus while on a trip to el salvador before the warnings. >> i was scratching. like my whole family saw my chest and they were like wow. >> reporter: and although the illness is usually mild, her symptoms were anything but. >> you havno strength, no energy, all you wanto do is lay do and sleep. >> reporter: one of the keys to stopping z za virus is controlling the mosquito. so we're going to be out with the military into slums like this to see what they're doing to get rid of the places where the mosquitoes are breeding. we're covering up long sleeves using repellant. that w w we'll be sure we don't come home with zika virus. dan. >> a massive effort ahead. rich, stay safe.
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and we have another disturbing health headline this morning, one week before the super bowl the nfl says concussions soared to a four-year high this season, and helmet-to-helmet hits are way up too. abc's ryan smith is on the story. >> repepter: a hard hit for the nfl just days away from the biggest game of the year, per bowl 50. the league releasing this report friday saying diagnosed d concussions in the nfl increased 58% this regular season with a staggering 271 players sidelined since the preseason in 2015. compare that to the 206 concussions reported in 2014. espn's "nfl insiders" roundtable. >> all we're really seeing is a real change in the game heading in the wrong direction. >> reporter: the most ststtling helmet-to-helmet collisions with 92 reported this year. in 2014, the nfl only reported 58. reasons for increases in concussions are unclear.
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significant trends over the next several weeks. the numbers echoing what some claim is a grong problem for the league and for football on all leveve. seven high school players reportedly died as a direct result of football-related injuries. the nfl telling us, safety is a priority last december. but acknowledging concussions remain a risk. >> the priority of the league is to protect player health a safety. >> do you think that w wcan ever eliminate concussions from the sport? >> as much contact as there is in the game there will always be injuries and concussion is a very difficult problem to solve over time. >> reporter: for "good morning america," byan smith, abc news, new york. >> our thanks to ryan. and, you know, such a staggering increase but they think one of the reasons may simply be because the number of players screened for concussions th past season doubled, so that could be one of the explainers, as well. >> thahas a good bit of context. thank you, paula. let's get it over to dr. ron claiborne for a look at the other stories this morning. what's happening, sir?
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just kding. good morning to you, dan and paula. sara haines, good morning. good morning, everyone. we begin with a scare in the air for passengers aboard an air canada flight from newark to vancouver. a passenger took this snapshot inside the cabin just as oxygege masks were dropped. the plane descending nearly 24,000 feet in just eight minutes making an emergency landing in toronto where emergency crews were standing by. >> take the time on the runway. >> vehicles are standing by. >> are you planning on rolling long or do you know? >> yeah, we'll be long. >> no one was injured and a pressurization problem caused on the air-conditioning is being blamed on that incident. five snowmobilers were killed in what's being described as a massive avalanche in british columbia and canada. three were caught in the remote town of mcbride. rescue crews are searching for possible survivors. canadian officials say the avalanche appears to be human triggered. and new worrs for residents of flint, michigan, in the middle of a water crisis.
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new tests show very high levels of lead in the water samples. they're not sure why that is. people, they are now being warned some lead levels are so high, their water filters are ineffective. and new details this morning on the final wishes of rock legendavid bowie. in his will davivibowie left nearly all of his $100 million estate to his supermodel wife iman andnd their children, bowie also asked his ashes be scattered in bali in accordance to a buddhist ritual now to sports and just a short while ago a huge upset a4 the australian open down under. top seeded serena williams losing to angelique kerber of germany in three sets. williams is trying and now faing to match steffi graf's record of 22 grand slam wins. and i would like you to meet guy named mike donnelly, virginia's newest lottery winner
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donnelly works at a supermarket and printed out the wrong ticket who wanted to play powerball so he kept that drawing ticket for himself. he paid for it. you can guess what happened next. donnelly's ticket that he dent accidentally million in the payout. a surfer in hawaii takes the term hang ten to a whole new level. check this out. tom dozlan was out surfing in maui on wednesday. look at that. a monster wave came up on him and he plunged nearly 40 feet into the ocean. surf league says it was one of the wildest craziest wipeouts they've ever seen. he suffered only a stiff neck and broken board, the board is gone, that's okay and in true surfer style he was back out in the water the next day. >> of course, he is. >> tough guy. >> surfers are so brave and courageous. >> or crazy and courageous. >> i think it's a combination of both of those two. combination. >> this is why couch surfing is always preferable. >> yeah, exactly. >> are you a pro? >> yes, semipro actually. semipro
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>> speaking of crazy pictures, i have an unbelievable photo coming for you out of oregon. imagine the highway you typically use every day looking like this, not one, but two 50-foot sinkholes. if you ever needed a reminder it's el nino, you are looking at it. and the california west coast is still very active again today. the e eth is still falling. look what we're dealing with today. more advisories, snow, rain and a lot of wind thanks to another system that's going to be making its way through the area. all eyes are going to be on the system making ititway through susuay. so, tomorrow, first bringing that heavy rain through southern california but now we're going to watch it spread east. right when it hits the rockies, notice what we talk about, potentially heavy amounts of snow in colorado. look at the very tail end of this. we have the caucuses and we'll be talking about a blizzard monday night in through tuesday. probably not good timing for a lot of people out there. as far as totals, heavy amounts
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in through southern california but al heavy amounts of snow. we mentioned the blizzard. if denver gets 8 inches of snow, it's going to be the most snow they've seen all year long and then maybe even a foot of snow out through iowa. suddenly going to be a tough time for a lot of travelers trying to get home we start off the morning with partly cloudy skies once again. the sunshine will quickly warm our temperatures into the low 30s by late morning and into the upper 30s by early afternoon. highs today are expected to reach into the low 40s, putting us a good 10 to 15 degrees above normal. throughout the evening cloudud begin to thicken so don't get used to the calm and quiet weather. the first of two systems is making its way into the tv 9 viewing area heading into to sundayand monday. the first system will bring a rain and snow mix causing a few slick spots hehe and there. travel should move along just fine both days. tuesday is our next big system that has the potential to bring there's no el nino, clearly a lot is going on. >> thank you, indra. heads-up, starbucks, death wish coffee is set to make a
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super bowl. the little new york start-up has just scored a free 30-second commercial worth 5 million bucks by winning the intuit quickbooks small business b game contest. here's a taste of the spot that beat out 15,000 others. >> and welcome. welcome! >> and owner of death wish coffee mike brown alongside some of his happy workers at their headquarters joins us this morning. first of all, mike, quite an ad. you have vikings, a waterfall and coffee. what's the message there? >> you know, i've been work ging with intuit quickbooks and they put together this ad for me. it's got vikings and really shows how fiercely caffeinated our coffee is. >> yeah, speaking of fiercely caffeinated, y yr coffee has about double the amount of caffeine that a normal cup of coffee would have. it sounds like if i drink it, i'm going to grow hair on my chest so could you describe your
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>> i hope not. it's a dark roast coffee. it's very bold, but it's very smooth and has that extra kick to get you going in the morning. >> okay. sounds like i could use some this morning. i've got to ask you about this. you have 11 employees in your company. so how are you guys preparing r the inevitable windfall that comes th a super bowl ad? >> you know, we understand that more than a million people are going to see our coffee for the first time and, you know, we're ready to take it to the next level. yeah, you are. i know you guys have already roasted about 250,000 pounds of coffee but tell me a little bit real quick, death wish coffee, the name and the logo, what was the inspiration? >> he was kind of inspired by a gift my girlfriend gave me. she gave she a cup koozie that had a picture of a dog ont that said death wish under it. >> the perfect name. i got to tell you. that logo sticks with you. it grabs your eye. all want to say congratulations to you. best of luck to your small business, mike, and thanks for
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>> thank you so much. >> i love stories likehat. companies, 11 employees, i just hope that everybody goes to the website. i actually have the coffee. i know you have an arsion. >> they wouldn't let me have it. >> try it. >> i only take my caffeine intravenously. >> let me just say -- >> it's actually really good. >> i love the mug. >> yeah, i would think that it would -- >> it's strong. yes, it's strong but it's not bittert all. you would think but it has double the amount of caffeine e that normal l ffee has. >> you can test the shakes. >> i have been drinking it for 30 minutes which explains why i'm a little hyper today. >> that's so loud, ron. >> i can't control it. >> it's not the coffee, it's you. okay? >> thank you. >> we have a defibrillator standing by for ron. meanwhile, i want to say on a completely different note, we here at "gma" are heading toward a milestone, 5 million facebook likes. you can help us reach our goal by liking us yourself. send us over the top this weekend.
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we start off the morning with partly cloudy skies once again. the sunshine will quickly warm our temperatures into the low 30s by late morning and into the upper 30s by early afternoon. highs today are expected to reach into the low 40s, putting us a good 10 to 15 degrees above normal. throughout the evening clouds begin to thicken so don't get used to the calm and quiet weather. the first of two systems is making its way into the tv 9 viewing area heading into to sunday and monday. the first system will bring a rain and snow mix causing a few slick spots here and there. travel should move along just fine both days. tuesday is our next big system that has the potential to bring significant snowfall. the current track looks to bring
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the clock is ticking to iowa. the candidates on a final sprint with events all over the state this weekend. on friday donald trump making headlines calling ted cruz an anchor baby referring to his canadian birth and hillary clinton stumping with former president clinton made no mention of the state department's decision not to release 22 of her e-mails because they're top secret. >> two days to go. also happening this morning, ethan couch, the so-called affluenza teen waking up in a juvenile detention center in texas while a judge mulls whether to transfer the case to adult court. couch, now 18, deported from mexico after spending weeks on the run with his mom apparently violating his probation stemming from a car crash that killed four people. and facebook has taken sides in the gun control debate banning anybody from advertising or selling guns on its site. licensed firearms retailers can still promote their businesses
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make any sales. >> a big victory for gun control advocates. also ahead, some of the best winter athletes in the world pulling off these incredible moves at the x games. i can feel my heartbeat rising. >> it could be sara. >> that would be amazing if it was. >> it could be if she weren't eight months pregnant. >> yeah, because i could totally do that without my baby. >> i believe you could. you're a good iowa girl. >> the baby is really holding you back. >> i mean, it's the only reason i can't do amazing things right now. tony reali will be back with that story in just a couple of minutes. >> you could do plenty of things. let me start us off on a bit of a serious note this half hour, the daring jailbreak in california, one of the three inmates who got out is back behind bars this morning and we're starting to learn more about a woman who's been arrested for allegedly helping them escape. >> she worked at the jail as an english teacher d may have provided information helping them get away. abc's matt gutman joining us from santa ana, california, with the very latest on the search for the two others this morning. hi, matt. >> reporter: good morning, dan and paula. that first inmate casually
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smoking a cigarette but no indication so far that the other two escapees have any inclination of giving themselves up, the kind of men with rap sheets for kidnapping and tortures, which is why the u.s. martials is involved focusing its search on central california. this morning that exclusive video, the moment fugitive bac duong surrenders then nodding to deputies as he's escorted back to jail and doing more, coughing up key information. >> he is cooperating. he is providing us information. >> reporter: down from fresno, california, where abc news has learned the other two fugitives, hossein nayeri and jonathan tieu, were last seen at this motel here as late as tuesday. police suspect they were there until late thursday. earlier friday at this mechanic shop duong turning himself in. in that surveillance video, he calmly lets police cuff him. why did he choose this place? >> we're just friends. he knows us and he wants to make
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>> reporter: then they move in and scoured for evidence. officers have been searching this entire area. right now they're focusing on those containers with canine units but still those other two inmates remain missing. last week duong stole the white van the trio made off in. if duong was in charge of transportation police say hossein nayeri might have had the task of information somehow coaxing his jailhouse english teacher to give him more than language tools. >> a google earth image on paper that showed an image of the entire central jail complex as she played a significant role in the plplning. >> reporter: the teacher, 44-year-old nooshafarin ravaghi who authored illustrated children's books had developed a relationship with nayeri whose rap sheet includes torture and kidnapping. >> we do know that it was much more closer and much more personal than it should have been. >> reporter: investigators tell us that the college english teacher and her felon friend exchanged deeply personal letters which the jail didn't
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officials also didn't pick up on the fact that the three escapees made it all the way to central california. police now tell us that they're focusing their search on that white van. they think if they find that van, they can find those escapees. dan, paula. >> a wild story and it's not over yet. matt gutman, thank you. let's check the weather now and get it back to indra petersons. indra, good morning. >> last weekend we were watching a low in the east coast producing that blizzard but now all eyes are going to be on the west coast. we'll be watching this low coming out of california and watch what happens. it strengthens and pretty much looks like a big bull's-eye right in the middle of the notice how close the lines are. that's how you know we'll be talking about strong winds so denver, iowa, could be conditions as we go in through monday and tuesday. talking about because of the caucuses but what meteorologists are going to be watching is what is goioi down in through the south, a potential for severe weather. we're talking about a
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winds out there. really going to head out towardswe start off the morning with partly cloudy skies once again. the sunshine will quickly warm our temperatures into the low 30s by late morning and into the upper 30s by early afternoon. high today are expected to reach into the low 40s, putting us a good 10 to 15 degrees above normal. throughout the evening clouds begin to thicken so don't get used to the calm and quiet weather. the first of two >> that weather brought to you by kay jeweler's. but, seriously, this is a huge system going across the country, going to be affecting the caucuses and really a lot expected in the gulf, as well. >> all right. political ramifications. indra, thank you. coming up here on "gma," something apolitical, we promise you. shredding on the slopes. wait till you see the crazy moves at the x games. and later in "pop," what are coldplay and beyonce doing in india together, sara will have the big reveal. >> sure will. stay tuned. a symphony 'd rather ve dinner and a movie with.
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this year's winter x games and there's no shortage of whoa. last night in action, one of snowboarder's brightest stars trying to cement his legacy. earlier in the day, a record-setting performance by a 13-year-old youtube sensation. >> three minutes. >> snowboarders max parrot and mark mcmorris in an intense battle on the slopes. watch as the two olympians throw down a furry of snowboarding's biggest tricks like the backside 1620. >> huge backside 1620. >> reporter: even this backside triple cork 1800. >> backside, oh. >> mark mcmorris knows he needs something more. >> reporter: but fan favorite mark mcmorris landing in second place after falling two points short of gold at the 2016 winter x games. >> boom. boom. >> the winner, max parrot shredding the competition winning the big air challenge with three mind-blowing jumps. >> come on, max parrot.
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cab triple cork 1800. >> reporter: mark's brother front row for it all making the call for espn devastating. >> we're in a glass case of emotion. >> reporter: at 22 the three time gold medalist is already a legend among his peers winning double gold in the 2015 x games. fans even comparing his wild moves to shaun white. right now the x games will feature 22 teenagers and 4 athletes younger than 16. one of the four, youtube sensation kelly sildaru. just 13 years old. sildaru from estonia at 5'1" and 88 pounds easily one of the smallest competitors but making the biggest splash putting together an incredible run to become the youngest female to win x games gold. this year more than 205 athletes in 3 sports competing for 57 medals starring alongside mcmorris and sildaru, tucker hibbert. the 31-year-old tied the x games
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some names you'll hear tonight, danny davis and chloe kim will be snowboarding on the superpipe. kim all of 15 years of age. so, guys, one of the incredible things about these x games, the future is always now and it's getting younger. >> i know. and i think it's because these young people haven't fully developed their fear reflex. >> that's very important and also you heard about sildaru. 5'1", 8 pounds. >> 8 pound. >> she's from he tone gentleman. i looked at a map today. i don't think they had mountains in estonia. the highest peak is 1,000 feet so she had to leave the country to learn how to ski. >> baltics are incredible. >> you know it well. >> we have a latvian on set. >> very proud. >> tony, thank you. appreciate it. >> catch all the action at 1:00 right here on abc at 1:00. the miracle. a giant step toward helping infertile women carry their own
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welcome back, everyone. you know transplants, they save lives every day but what if they could help create a life. one hospital in dallas just announced that it's trying to do just that. doctors will implant wombs into ten women who otherwise haven't been able to carry children, and here to explain what this means is chief women's health correspondent dr. jennifer ashton. jen, this is fantastic news. welcome. i want to start with the basics. why would someone need a uterine transplant? >> well, this would apply to basically 15% potentially of reproductive age women. these are women who are either born without a uterus or whose uterus is damaged or just nonfunctional. so this is an option to uterine surrogacy, all about giving these women hope. >> and four centers in the states are now going to be doing this.
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about this procedure? >> well, this is complex, right. it's not just surgically complex, but it's ethically complex and usually in transplants you worry about the donor and the recipient. now three patients' lives really, the donor, recipient and future baby. sweden did the first seven in 2014. we're following it up probably this year. the first one ever in the world was done in 1931 featured in that movie "the danish girl." >> this is such fantastic news and it's the miracle that so many women have been waiting for. >> yeah, and you know what, it really speaks to the technology in the field of reproductive endocrinology and infertility. there are so many path ss to parenthood whether ivf, surrogacy, adoption, foster parenting. certainly having a body part doesn't make the woman. but this is majorly exciting for so many women who actually want to carry that baby. >> truly a miracle. fantastic news. >> we're going to be following it all. >> that's right, jen, thank you. >> sara.
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what are you most excited about in "pop news"? >> girl scout cookies. >> i'm pretty sure you said wine before that. >> i changed it. >> whose bottle has some legs on it. >> beyonce in there. >> we also want to talk about our facebook page, guys. we want to take credit for sending this over the edge. ron asked them to come like us. >> come like us, please. well, we're not supposed to beg, though, are we? >> don't add please. >> a thumb on facebook. >> just do it because you like us >> i got to eat this cookie so we'll be right back. >> five mill. five mill.
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i "good morning america" is brought to you by bush's baked beans. the veggie kids love. i've said it before and will say it again. it all leads up to this, "pop news." >> you read it just like i wrote. that was really good. thank you so much, dan. >> you're welcome. >> you're a good boy. the hollywood award season is in full swing, and that's my favorite time of the year and tonight the celebrities will be hitting the red carpet for the s.a.g. awards. we were lucky enough to get a
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making last-minute adjustments and rolling out that red carpet. we also caught up with the deputy editor of "people" who told us why it is such an important night for the stars. >> so, the screen actors guild awards is special because only actors vote on it and it is a great predictor of what will happen at the academy awards because they make up the largest constituency of voters at the academy. >> we'll bring you all the glamour and drama from tonight's awards ceremony tomorrow on "gma." who is a s.a.g. watcher? i am. okay. >> that makes one. >> got a hot mike, people. still talking to you, okay. this next one will be music to your ears as you get your saturday started. coldplay has dropped a video for their new song "hymn for the weekend." the gorgeous video filmed on location in india is fit for a queen and the one and only queen, queen bey lending her vocals and also appearing as a bollywood film star.
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when i was so heavy or symphony >> i want to see beyonce's bad day or her mistake. i want to see that project, she's like, gosh, i shouldn't have ever done that. it doesn't exist. >> never. and if this doesn't totally whet your coldplay and beyonce appetite, don't worry, one week and one day away from the stars taking the stage at super bowl 5-0. is that how you say it? >> 50. >> l. >> say 50. >> 50. >> super bowl fitty. okay. great scot, the delorean is making a comeback. the famous car from "back to the future" is officially going back into production. a law change means the texas-based auto manufacturer can now build replica versions of the treasured sports car, the first of 300 expected to hit the
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sadly time travel doesn't come with that or i'd be willing to find the money somewhere. >> beg, borrow and steal. where would you go back in time? colonial era? i could see you -- >> that's so good. i'd want to go back to maybe when the movie actually came out, 1984. >> that's your jam. >> first grade was a peak for me, people. let's be honest. okay, and it's officially girl scout cookie season, and we just found a new way for parents to make their favorite cookies next level delicious. the folks behind the vavino wine app have revealed the best wine and cooking pairings for the dulls only treat. first thin mints. >> oh, my favorite. >> these cookies you'll want a glass of brunello. this tart fruity wine cuts through the chocolate and if you like samoas, you'll want an aged rioja. if you like savannah smiles, sancerre, and tag-a-longs, they
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the only one i don't know, amaroni. >> what goes well with beer? >> potato chips in something salty and delicious. >> i can't do the taste test without a wine glass on set. >> they did that on purpose, indra. >> so you can chug it. see you tomorrow morning. thank you.from your 24 hour news source, this is a kcrg-tv9 news morning update. meteoroloigst britley ritz is here with a quick check of your forecast.
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those wanting to lead the nation aren't breaking, reaching as many iowans as possible before the big day. clinton, sanders and many of the gop candidates will be all across iowa today. the man accused of smashing into a city vehicle and killing the driver during a police chase is out on bond. yesterday, 47-year-old lawson chadwick bonded out. he paid 110 thousand dollars on his three vehicular homicide charges. he also paid an additional 20 thousand surety bond on a theft charge. plus, we introduce you to one of the first women in the iowa national guard who is ready for combat. that's thanks to a recent rule change. last december, defense secretary ash carter announced combat positions would be opened to
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percent of all military positions. those stories and much more are coming up in just a few minutes on the kcrg tv nine morning news.
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