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this morning on "world news now," on edge. outrage in a midwestern city where police officers shot and killed an unarmed black man. >> he loved his family. he loved his friends. he was never -- never, never hurt a person. never. >> the victim's family speaks out. while the police call for the city to stay calm. miracle child. a car crashes into a river. the mother dies. but her little daughter survives 14 hours. the remarkable story. and who rescued the 18-month-old girl. and later, selma's bloody sunday. remembering 50 years after an unforgettably violent confrontation. >> the equal treatment promised to them almost a century before. >> the steps taken for the civil rights act.
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and how the movement carries on today. it's monday, march 9th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." hey, there, everybody. good morning to you on this monday. hope you had a good weekend. i'm t.j. holmes. >> i'm reena ninan. we begin with racial tensions on edge in yet another american city. >> hundreds gathering last night. this is in madison, wisconsin. a candlelight vigil on the street, where an unarmed, black teenager was killed by a police officer friday night. linzie janis is there for us. >> reporter: a candlelight vigil sunday night. and church services. residents of madison, wisconsin, mourning the death of tony robinson, an unarmed 19-year-old, shot to death by a police officer. >> ask the hard questions, say the hard things. but you better shake hands and you better hug before it's over. >> reporter: frustrations boiling over in one church.
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>> i'm tired of going to funeral where young, black men are laid out in front of the altar, having to find encouraging words to suggest that everything is going to be all right. i'm starting to feel like everything ain't going to be all right. >> reporter: some venting their anger on the streets. peacefully. madison on edge since friday night, when 45-year-old officer, matt kenny, responded to multiple disturbance calls, forcing his way into a home. >> shots fired. shots fired. >> reporter: police say those shots fired, after officer kenny came under attack by robinson, who was under supervision after pleading guilty to being party to an armed robbery last year. his mother is desperate for answers. >> he loved his family. he loved his friends. he was never -- never, never hurt a person. never. >> reporter: meanwhile, community leaders trying to bring together a divided city. >> let's figure out how we move
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forward as a community and as a country. and let's just do the right thing. >> reporter: linzie janis, abc news, madison. we turn, now, to a grim anniversary this morning. today, marking eight years since american robert levinson disappeared from an island off the coast of iran. levinson worked for the fbi more than two decades before retiring. for years, the u.s. government said he was working as a private investigator when he disappeared. but his family acknowledged he was working for the cia. the family attorney accuses the u.s. of betraying levinson trying to cover up his link to the spy agency. five men are under arrest in russia for killing of an opposition leader. two chechens have been charged in the murder of boris nemtsov. a judge says one of the men, a police officer has confessed to involvement. the other three are in jail awaiting charges. nemtsov was shot near the kremlin last month. and some say the government was involved. it was one year ago sunday that malaysia airlines flight
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370 disappeared, becoming aviation's biggest mystery. an alarming new report about the doomed plane was issued on the anniversary. abc's bob woodruff has the details from beijing. >> reporter: it's been a year since flight 370 disappeared. and still, no sign of the 239 people onboard. in malaysia, there were vigils. here in beijing, families of the victims showed their growing frustration. continue the search, they said. give us our relatives back. more than 150 of the passengers on that malaysian airline were chinese. i was there when the families' anger was beginning to rise. it's out of control here. i can't believe this. after 12 months of searching, no real clues. just new details in a report released. apparently, the battery of the underwater locater beacon for the plane's data recorder had expired more than a year before the plane vanished. so, it might not have been working. as for the pilot and co-pilot,
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the report finds there is no indication they had any responsibility in bringing the plane down. all that is known is at 12:41 a.m. local time, the boeing 777 takes off from kuala lumpur. 239 people onboard. 2:40 a.m., the plane is cruising at 35,000 feet when it loses radar contact. no distress call is ever received. as for the search, it has cost close to $100 million. so far, only about 40% of the ocean floor they intended to cover has been completed. although, it's unclear how long it will continue -- >> we owe it to the families of the dead. we owe it to the traveling public, to do whatever we reasonably can. >> reporter: as for the families, many of them don't believe their loved ones died for sure. in january, the malaysian government declared that all of the passengers are dead. but families hearsay -- here say they need proof before they believe it.
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bob woodruff, abc news, beijing. jury selection begins in rural georgia over the death of a young camera assistant on the set of "midnight rider.” filming of the film was taking place on a railroad bridge, when a train came barreling through at 55 miles an hour. sarah miller was killed. six other crew members were hurt. the film's director and two others are charged with involuntary manslaughter. they face ten years in prison if convicted. turning to utah, where a toddler is fighting for her life following a miracle river rescue. she had been found inside a car, strapped upside-down in her car seat, 14 hours after it had plunged off a bridge and into the water, killing her mother. abc's clayton sandell with this story. >> reporter: this 18-month-old baby girl might not be alive if not for a chance encounter. >> there was a fisherman that was -- came to fish along the river. and noticed the vehicle in the river. called 911. >> reporter: this is the car he saw. and when police and paramedics arrived, they discovered the driver, 25-year-old lynn groesbeck, had died.
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>> vehicle is submerged. there is one person in the vehicle. they don't appear to be moving. >> reporter: police believe groesbeck on her daughter were on their way home, late friday night, when the car careened off this road in spanish fork, utah. the crash, not discovered for 14 hours. but miraculously, the baby was alive when rescuers got there. surviving not only the crash, but frigid temperatures and water rushing through the car. the conditions so extreme, three police officers and four firefighters went to the hospital with hypothermia. that baby girl is in critical but stable condition. still in the hospital. still fighting. clayton sandell, abc news, denver. gas prices continue on a rapid upward trend. and there's no sign of it stopping. the average price of a gallon of gas nationwide is $2.45. that's up 28 cents this time last month. aaa says demand is up as spring approaches. and price of crude oil is also increasing.
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all right, minnesota. move over. miami is taking over the top spot. soon, maybe. going to have the largest shopping mall in the country. the same company that owns and operates mall of america wants to build one much those in south florida. this is going to be a problem, right? minnesota or miami? the complex would include submarines, a legoland, sea lions. an artificial ski slope. no word on when it will open. it will be called american dream miami. how do you compete, though? you say we have huge malls. do the same thing, with the same stuff. one is in minnesota, one is in miami. much love to you folks in minnesota. but come on, man. >> minnesota folks are wonderful. they're lovely and friendly. that can be part of the appeal. right now, the land in miami is pasture land. next to a major interstate there. they're going to, you know -- >> we know which way you lean. >> you know florida's my home state. >> it's okay to lean that way. >> i appreciate the folks in minnesota.
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but florida -- >> i'm from arkansas and i'm still leaning for florida. >> i look forward to this. when will this be done, do we know? >> not next week. it's coming. >> in time for christmas sales? >> no. >> i know. a sports note this morning. you never know what you're going to see in a spring training baseball game, right? >> always interesting. here's the case in tempe, arizona. you see what's happening here? a big swarm of bees invaded. before the royals/angels game. they got comfortable on a microphone. oh. this is behind home plate. >> ooh. gives me the shivers. players were called off the field. several rows of fans went to the concourse while the exterminators were called in. royals won 6-4. >> spring ball is fun and interesting. what is on that microphone to get them there? >> this is one way for the networks to create a lot of buzz. >> we don't have that thing ready?
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the cymbal ready? "the mix" is coming your way next. in a bit, rather. the guy who proposed every day for a year. it's not because she said no every day. we'll explain. and you see if she does yes. >> you love proposal stories. >> i love these things. first, we're going to eat. it's national meatball day. and we're trying out all kinds of gourmet varieties. including a vegetarian option. find us on facebook and twitter at abcwnn. you are watching "world news nearly half a million cars were stolen in 2012, but for every car stolen 34 people had their identities stolen. identity thieves can steal your money, damage your credit and wreak havoc on your life. why risk it when you can help protect yourself from identity theft with one call to lifelock,
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a 3-year-old known as jagger, was poisoned. the messy divorce trial of a florida congressman begins in orlando. the case is so acrimonious that the judge compared it to an episode of the netflix drama "house of cards.” the 24-year marriage should be annulled because his wife was married to another man. at issue, is whether grayson will have to divide his fortune, said to be around $30 million. >> that calls for an annulment, right? she's married to someone else. >> i'm not taking sides. >> not taking sides? >> you're trying to get me on -- turn against the woman. >> no, no. i'm saying, but if there was ever a case for an annulment, if your wife was married to another man. that's a good cause for annulment. >> go to the people's court. >> we'll see. >> thank you, judge judy. >> i have to check some certificates at my house. let's turn, now, to the south, shall we? 50 years. can you believe it's been 50
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years after alabama troopers brutally attacked civil rights demonstrators on bloody sunday. thousands marched across the edmund pettis bridge in selma reflecting on the bravery of those who stood up in the face of injustice. >> the courage, ensuring the landmark voting act of 1965. and 50 years later, the legend of selma was remembered. abc's steve osunsami was there. >> reporter: brown chapel amy church is where the march from selma began. hundreds of families lined up outside. the church too full to take them in. the government's top law enforcement officer, stepped up to the pulpit. >> it's clear that we have more work to do. our beloved community has not been formed. and our society is not yet at a just peace. we are no less determined. we will march on. >> reporter: u.s. attorney general eric holder preaching about the issue that led to that bloody sunday in 1965. the obstacles that keep black voters from the polls. among families we spoke with,
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vigorous discussions. sometimes the obstacles are ourselves. >> we have to educate the communities about the importance of voting. and connect the dots in a real way. because a lot of them don't get it. >> reporter: the president said it well. the people of '65 were not physically imposing, but gave courage to millions. >> they held no elected office. but they led a nation. they marched as americans who endured hundreds of years of brutal violence. they didn't seek special treatment. just the equal treatment, promised to them almost a century before. >> reporter: congressman john lewis, one of those leaders, had his skull nearly broken. >> there's still work left to be done. get out there and push and pull until we redeem the soul of america. >> reporter: he told me the weather in selma was much better than it was 50 years ago. not so great a chill in the air. steve osunsami, abc news, selma. >> he still remembers the
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weather. >> it's incredible. 50 years ago. 150,000 students trying to get the bridge renamed. it's named after a confederate general. isn't that crazy? >> there's a lot of that. it's amazing that icon of civil rights history has that name. a lot of people say it needs to stay that way. it's a part of that history. and the name should stay. we'll see what ends up happening. coming up in our next half hour, this is a great story if you didn't see this over the weekend. a college basketball player with one of the biggest scores of his life. the basket wasn't at the buzzer. but it's a symbol of strength and sportsmanship you need to know about. it is national meatball day. we are celebrating. the delicious fear of food that's perfect for cold weather or the warm weather. doesn't matter, really. we'll show you how to make them. that's coming up in our "insomniac kitchen.” >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ ooh, look at those. ♪ ooh, look at those. >> this is the best day we found i think, of the national food days. this is the one. talking meatballs here. these things will roll away if you're not careful. yes. we have found a national day that really works for me now. >> you're happy? >> you know, i like the meat. >> you do. >> i like meat. >> there's more than one way to enjoy this. on national meatball day, we're requesting you to leave the spaghetti out of it. abc's nikki battiste takes us into "the insomniac kitchen.” >> reporter: it's everybody's favorite day, national meatball day. you are the meatball expert? what are we making? >> we have two great recipes. >> reporter: we're starting with meatball sliders. >> this is a traditional meatball. it has a classic combo of veal, pork and beef. i'm going to add a whole egg and
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egg yolk. we have panko bread crumbs. >> reporter: all of it? sprinkle it in? >> we're going to form them. they will be two inches. roll them between your palms. and ready to go. >> reporter: we're at the browning stage. how long roughly do you cook these? >> six to eight minutes. you want to get them golden brown on all of the sides. >> smells delicious. >> once they're all brown, we can add the tomato sauce. and we're just going to cover them and let them simmer for about 30 minutes. now, we're ready to make our sliders. >> reporter: all right. we're moving on to the next meatball recipe. >> these are barbecue chicken meatballs. you want to put one grated onion in there for us. also have breadcrumbs. paprika and chili powder. >> reporter: applesauce and raw meat.
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>> these are half of the size of the sliders. let them fry and give them a turn. and the barbecue sauce. your favorite barbecue sauce. it's going to make for a really easy glaze. >> reporter: my favorite. time to eat. let's try these. cheers. >> cheers. >> reporter: happy meatball day. >> happy meatball day. >> reporter: oh, my god. the italian in me is so happy. these are delicious. >> look at you. your plate is almost clean. >> this is my -- this is the favorite food day we've seen. >> really into meatballs. >> i love meat. veal, lamb, pork in these. >> and these are the barbecue version. all of the recipes, you can find them on epicurious.com. it's one of my favorite websites when i'm trying to cook. they have everything. >> my man, chris, is here. he hooked us up. >> chris, thank you. absolutely delicious. this was vegetarian and it was fantastic.
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>> even hooked you up. no meat. just a ball of something. >> it's delicious.
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online for having bad -- yes. >> how he was dancing. >> and look who had his back. >> they say dance like nobody is watching. >> that's true. >> you're always supposed to. have a good time. everybody has their own rhythm. their own -- >> dancing 101. >> that's what it's about. don't have to be on beat. really? >> why are you looking at me? >> you have been dancing for months around here. we can't get you on beat. but it's all right. you're having a good time. >> why do you have to say that to the indian girl on the set? that she has no rhythm. >> i just shamed you. maybe you'll hear from celebrities. >> let's see who has my back now. turn to -- you want to know what it's like to get shot out of a cannon? let's show you the beautiful footage. this is a young lady, ringling brothers circus extreme. put this on a go pro. this is what it's like. apparently, she's one of the youngest out there that does this. 60 miles per hour, 40 feet in the air. you'll probably never get a chance to go on this ride on your own.
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she will take you along. >> very interesting. not sure i would try it. but okay. what do you say about perseverance of a man who every day decided to propose to his girlfriend. take a look. for a year, he posted a bunch of different signs. that's dean. asking if jennifer would marry him. sort of a countdown video. and eventually, jennifer did say yes, when she saw the video. >> okay. how long were they together before? >> they were together -- i think about a year? maybe more. >> i'm sure she would have appreciated the ring, instead of going for a countdown for 365 days. >> you're saying, just put a ring on it? >> put a ring on it, man. he bought him some time, though. comes off as cute and clever. >> it is. you think he was stalling? >> yeah. we come up with creative ways to stall. >> i'd like to hear your creative ways. >> that's one of the best.
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this morning on "world news now," growing outrage over the police shooting of an unarmed black man. the vigils and protests in a midwest city as investigators uncover new details overnight. terror fears. isis gains support from another group of ruthless militants. as it reaches out and recruits more teenagers worldwide. the growing numbers and what can be done. political pressure. hillary clinton's growing e-mail controversy. tough questions for her family and a potential rival. and the presidential race finds new support. and later, mystery concerts. tickets for prince's latest tour go on sale today, with a catch. his secret in "the skinny" on this monday, march 9th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." she caught me.
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asked me a question i'm trying to answer about prince. >> yeah. >> favorite prince song. you're going to love this what he's doing now with these concerts. favorite prince song. >> "little red corvette.” >> "i count the days.” >> "i count the days"? can you give us a little tune? >> no. the chorus is not right for television. even overnight television. it's not okay. even here, i can't say it. so, but it's very prince. >> you always stir things up. >> you know, it's what we do around here. but happy monday to you all. a lot of breaking news overnight. >> yeah. and this, a lot of people were shaking their heads and thinking oh, my goodness. here we go again. madison, wisconsin, this time. mounting racial tensions in the city. >> emotions were raw yesterday at church services and again last night at a candlelight vigil for 19-year-old tony robinson. shot friday night by a police officer who says he attacked him. abc's linzie janis has the latest. ♪
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>> reporter: community members outraged and mourning the loss of 19-year-old tony robinson, who was unarmed when he was shot and killed by a police officer. >> i'm tired of going to funerals where young black men are laid out in front of the altar, and trying to find some encouraging words to suggest that everything's going to be all right. i'm starting to feel like everything ain't going to be all right. >> reporter: dozens more, hitting the streets in peaceful protest. police say they were following up on multiple complaints about tony robinson's behavior friday evening. robinson was under supervision, after pleading guilty to being party to an armed robbery last year. >> outside, yelling and jumping in front of cars. apparently tony hit one of his friends. >> reporter: 45-year-old officer matt kenny, the first to arrive on the scene, can be heard in these police radio transmissions. before forcing his way in.
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>> shots fired. shots fired. >> reporter: police say those shots fired after kenny came under attack by robinson. the shooting, now under investigation by the state of wisconsin. community leaders, now trying to bring together a divided city and help it move forward. >> let's show love. let's understand what the issues are. let's figure out how to move forward as a community. and as a country. and let's just try to do the right thing. >> reporter: friends, family members and hundreds of people from this community, just got done gathering for a candlelight vigil, in tony robinson's honor. some of them still paying tribute at this makeshift memorial. linzie janis, abc news, madison. the controversy in madison was heating up as the events marking the 50th anniversary of bloody sunday were taking place in selma, alabama. a drone was flying near the edmund pettis bridge as a crowd up to 20,000 people were gathering. they're marking half a century since voting rights demonstrators were beaten.
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and tear gassed by police. congressman john lewis was there and had his skull nearly broken. >> there is still work to be done. get out there and push and pull until we redeem the soul of america. >> president obama and george w. bush participated in events on saturday. a march begins this morning. it's scheduled to end at alabama's capitol on friday. now, to isis. evidence of the group's growing influence. not just in the middle east. more young people trying to join and another terror group pledging allegiance. here, abc's alex marquardt. >> reporter: the global reach of isis growing. the brutal nigerian terrorist group, boko haram, becoming the latest faction to declare their loyalty to isis and their leader. we announce our allegiance to the caliph of the muslims. said an audio message posted to their twitter account.
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boko haram is responsible for thousands of deaths and the kidnapping of schoolgirls last year. and with their pledge to isis, they join militant groups from north africa to asia. those groups adopting the isis signature sadistic tactics and often the cinematic videos, designed to terrorize and recruit. as the influence of isis grows, so, too, are the numbers. young men and women flocking to join their ranks around the world. australian police detaining two brothers, just 16 and 17, suspected of trying to head to syria, where they failed, those three british teenage girls are believed to have succeeded. slipping through gatwick airport unchecked, before boarding a bus in turkey for the border. their families, now accusing police of not sharing information that could have helped stop them. >> if we had known what was going on, we would have prevented it, to an extent. >> reporter: preventing more young people from trying to join isis is now a top priority for governments around the world.
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a job made more difficult with groups like boko haram and others rallying to their cause. alex marquardt, abc news, london. testimony resumes in the boston marathon bombing trial. of dzhokhar tsarnaev. last week's graphic testimony from victims is expected to be followed by expert witnesses, who will be asked about the two pressure cooker bombs used in the attack. prosecutors will attempt to show jurors how those bombs were built and how they were detonated. it's believed they want the jury to see tsaranev after the blast, where they say he was seen on surveillance video buying milk. hillary clinton is facing increased criticism even from her supporters over the private e-mail accounts she used as secretary of state. one of her potential rivals is hitting the ground in iowa. abc's david wright reports. >> reporter: hillary clinton removed her picture from her twitter profile, part of a campaign tied to international women's day. raising awareness for unseen women around the world.
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>> consider it a metaphor. >> reporter: but it's her decision to keep her e-mail off government servers that's now a campaign issue. on the ever present blackberry, she used a private address in violation of state department rules. bill clinton was asked about it. he told a reporter, he's not the one to judge. he has an opinion but also a bias. president obama made his opinion known to cbs news. >> the policy of my administration is to encourage transparency. >> reporter: on the sunday shows -- >> if this is the way she's going to run her operation, i don't think she's going to be president. >> the clintons come trailing clouds of entitlement and concealment. the kind of people that can find a loophole in a stop sign. >> reporter: clinton got precious few points for transparency. >> i think she needs to step up, come out and state exactly what the situation is. >> reporter: on the republican side, in cedar rapids, jeb bush wrapped up his iowa debut. >> i want to win. i want our party to win. i want conservatives to win.
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>> reporter: here in cedar rapids, a second event for governor bush. the crowd beginning to gather at this pizza joint. it's his first public meet and greet with iowa voters. david wright, abc news, cedar rapids. an in-your-face ad campaign britain is drawing attention to domestic violence. giant interactive billboards in london show battered women. their faces heal if people are looking at them. they use facial recognition technology too keep track of how many people are looking at the pictures. the point -- the more attention paid, the sooner the problem goes away. >> that's an interesting, fascinating way to do that. >> and so different. the longer you look at it, it goes away. >> wow. >> makes a pretty powerful point. >> it absolutely does. going to turn to some weather back here in the u.s. light snow for northern new england. heavy rains for much of texas and the south. parts of texas could see flash flooding with six inches of rain. >> warmer nationwide.
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40s around the northeast and great lakes. 50s and 60s most everywhere else. 80s in south florida and the desert southwest. in a major announcement, apple today tells us more about its smartwatch. the apple watch will go on sale next month. and the three models will have a number of apps, including apple pay. but today, we should learn more about its capability and prices of the high-end models. it's apple's first product line since the ipad five years ago. and the first since tim cook became ceo. >> how long have we been talking about the apple watch? >> i passed by the apple store over the weekend. and i heard a father with two very little toddlers say, daddy wants to go in and look at the apple watch. and the little kid wanted a lollipop. >> seems like we've been talking about it forever. just give me one. i'm sorry. all right. i might be one of those having a tough time getting through the first day of daylight savings time. >> might? >> it can be tough. dunkin' donuts has declared today free ice coffee day. you can get a free 16-ounce
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drink all day at many of its stores. caffeine doesn't give you a jolt, maybe some of the flavors will. rocky road, butter pecan and cookie dough. >> when coffee doesn't work, sugar sure does. >> i'm okay today. i'm well-rested. >> you love mondays. >> monday is my good day. because i'm rested. >> i'm excited about friday. >> huh-uh. >> i can't believe it. >> i don't rest during the week. i rest during the weekends. this is my one good day. you got a good one today. >> i'll take it. i'll take it when i can get it. now, to alaska and what they call the last great race. >> 78 sled dog mushers are hours away from the competitive start of this year's iditarod. over the weekend, they had a start in anchorage where they had to truck in snow because they had a warm and dry winter. the start will be in fairbanks, alaska. >> the winner is expected to take about nine days to cover the 970-mile course, which finishes in gnome on the shore of the bering sea. coming up, "the skinny," another reason to love john
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later today in georgia, a movie director goes on trial for a tragedy behind the scenes. >> he and two others are charged with involuntary manslaughter, for the death of a crew member on the first day of production a year ago. abc's gloria riviera has the story. >> reporter: more than a year after a tragedy on these georgia tracks, a jury will decide if sarah jones' death on the set of "midnight rider" was an accident or crime. this video capturing the final moments as the train charged towards the 27-year-old camera assistant and crew, filming on the tracks without permission. >> all i know, i heard and i saw the train. and you just immediately started running. >> reporter: director randall miller, along with his wife and executive producer, are charged
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with involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespassing. if convicted, they face up to 11 years in prison. the investigation revealing that csx transportation, who owns the bridge, twice denied the film permission to shoot. miller testified in a civil suit last year that securing permission was not his responsibility. >> that's not my job. >> do you know where anybody was down there on that track before the train accident occurred? >> again, it was not my job. >> you didn't ask csx how many trains were coming down the trestle, did you? >> again, that's not my job. >> reporter: miller has been accused of reckless behavior in the past on set. in a joint statement saying, we would never knowingly put anybody's safety at risk. >> if it can be proven that it rises to a level of a criminal act, people may be going to prison. >> reporter: in the wake of sarah's death, people have called for greater safety on movie sets. her friends and family simply want justice. >> the people who made poor
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choices that day need to be held fully accountable. >> reporter: gloria riviera, abc news, washington. >> beautiful, young lady. coming up, too many funny stars last night, sharing lots of laughs for a great cause. and also, we'll tell you about tickets on sale this morning, to see prince in concert. one catch here, we don't know where the concerts are going to be. "the skinny" is next.
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♪ skinny ♪ skinn ♪ skinny so skinny ♪ hey. leading us off last night, the night of too many stars on comedy central. the stars were out, led by the country's top comedians and comedic actors. >> the star-studded phone bank did its part to benefit autism programs. but it was the on-stage antics that ended up being the biggest moments. >> paul rudd stepped up, calling upon audience members to spin the wheel with various things they got to get him to do. he got slapped, shotgunned a beer. but it wasn't until joe from queens called for baby bird. >> joe from queens. >> you chew it until you feel it's fully masticated. and then, you drop it by your mouth, into paul rudd's mouth. [ laughter ] >> nice.
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nice. >> oh, no. they did not. no. >> oh. oh. i didn't think they were going through with that. did you hear jon stewart there? he said it was the greatest night of his life. he's lost his mind. audience was horrified. but this was a nice moment. >> i cannot believe they did it. >> the other big moment of the night was a talented young woman, with autism, a heartfelt reminder of what the night was all about, singing "yoda," the weird al parody, with other remarkable young men and women. next up, a tease from the purple one. >> tickets going on sale for prince's may 14th concert, kicking off his hit and run american tour. but he's not saying where the concert is going to be. >> we know it will be somewhere in louisville, kentucky. but the venue hasn't been announced. tickets go on sale later this morning through live nation. >> he's always a little different here.
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he has a flair for the flamboyant. he's apparently patterning this year's american tour after last year's british tour with dates tweeted out at the last minute. let's turn to kanye. all right. kanye west, unveiling his fashion line at new york's fashion week. and his collection, collaboration with adidas originals got attention for its unique look. i suppose. at a lecture at oxford last week -- did i read that right? kanye was at a lecture at oxford last week. he addressed the high prices of fashion, saying that clothing should be like food. >> but the prices of his clothes don't exactly echo that same sentiment. the price for his knitwear, like this sweater, is expected to range from $880, to $1,600. what's in that? gold string? what? if that's a little too pricey for you, you could go for a hoodie and sweatshirt that's around $430. >> according to the source, the
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bags can range from $500 to 880 bucks. the suit, that's a full-body pantyhose thing -- >> that's a full suit? >> yeah. we don't know how much that's going to go for. maybe it pales in comparison to the price, that somebody is putting out for this. you know what that is? that's a bag of air. >> what? >> a bag of air from one of kanye's concerts. it is being sold for 60 grand. >> that's a joke. are you serious? >> air from a concert. to breathe the same air as kanye. very expensive. >> okay. some fans of the show "full house," could have grabbed the shot of a lifetime. but they weren't able to recognize a mystery man. they were outside of the home made famous by the sitcom. they were clueless that the man in black is "full house" star, john stamos. uncle jesse himself. >> what's he doing there? is he just hanging out? >> taking a picture outside the "cheers" bar. >> you got to be aware of your surroundings.
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so you and your passengers can breathe happy. ♪ georgetown university, celebrating a big basketball win this weekend. but it was mostly due in part to one player. >> he was sidelined because of a heart condition. but he started in this weekend's game. the last in his career. here's abc's john donvan. >> reporter: watch this. two points for georgetown against seton hall. >> a slam-dunk. >> reporter: not last-minute. not game-winning. why were the announcers so worked up about it? >> a standing ovation for the brandon, mississippi, native.
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>> reporter: those two points were tyler adams' only shot at scoring in three years. literally, he's been out of the game since 2011, when he arrived at georgetown to play center. but then, his heart got sick. he was born with an irregular heartbeat. he was left with two choices, play and risk dying on the court someday, or stop playing. tyler stopped. but that's not the same thing as quitting. he kept going to games. showing up at rallies. that's him in the spotlight. at his coach's urging, he put on a suit and became sort of an assistant coach, which he and everybody else made into something real. on his last day together, coach john thompson told him to get his uniform on. he had earned one last play. >> an extremely mature young man that handled a difficult situation as well as anyone could. >> reporter: after the warm-up, the play. with his dad looking on. adams was out there. and the ball came to him. >> it felt good. especially being the last home game.
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an opportunity, you know, to do warm-ups and see how it really feels to be a player. >> reporter: you know the rest of it. it was only one play. and it was only two points. >> i've got to be honest with you, he dunked that thing easy. >> reporter: but those two points were the opposite of heart sick. they're what joy is made of. john donvan, abc news, washington. >> he's tall. >> oh, yeah. he's a big dude. he's a ballplayer. >> i like the assistant coach title by his name. >> this is another example. sometimes sports can get it right. sports can have such an impact on lives. this is one of the stories, ncaa did the right thing. gave him the waiver. seton hall was in on it. and was okay with it. and this story, it is. it's one of the tearjerkers. but sports can get it right sometimes. very important. >> that's the favorite stories when they get it right, right? >> i love it. our updates for you. facebook. wnnfans.com >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for two decades.
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