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ca steve osunsami, bessemer, alabama. now, there's something of a problem for the ceremonial start of this year's iditarod sled dog race. there's not enough snow, in anchorage, of all places. this was the event last year. it usually winds its way through the streets of city along an 11 mile course. but temperatures this weekend will be in the upper 30s. and the lack of snow has forced saturday's event to be short bed to three miles the official start of the famous sled dog race is sunday. and speaking of snow, american skier lindsey vonn won't be on it again this season. she crashed saturday during a race in europe, but was back racing the next day. instead of a less serious injury, she says she suffered three significant breaks where her shin bone meets her knee joint. she says instead of risking further damage, she will sit out the rest of the season. >> must have been a hard decision to make. i'm glad she's going to take care of that.
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it was a festive mood at the white house when president obama welcomed the champ yos ions of college football. >> roll 'em tide. the alabama crimson tide were back to mark their fourth national title in seven years. someone say dynasty. that point was not lost on the president during his comments. >> this is the fourth time i have hosted alabama here at the white house. so, clearly, i've brought you some good luck. in fact, you could call me o-bam-a. >> i love the visuals because most of the players didn't even laugh at it. maybe they thought he thought called himself a bama, which is a whole different thing. the tide's captains gave the president a number 16 jersey and helmet along with a football. plenty of people who know college football would say alabama has a good chance of being back at the white house next year. >> looking forward to that. i love my college football. >> yes, yes. who do you have going ought way to the championship? >> for next year? >> yeah.
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good chance ohio state. >> wow. the ohio state. >> the ohio state. look at that, these boys underestimate me. >> nice. good job. >> did you say a record? >> and how quickly? >> good. coming up -- i'm shocked every time. >> i know. i do have sports knowledge. >> you do. absolutely. the truth about cooking in the nude. and a massive heist of a gun shop caught on cameras. you see these thieves. they were apprehended late last night. how the authorities hope to prevent the guns from making it to the streets. and it's one of those rare sights, unless you're from florida. an alligator making itself at home in this family's backyard. and remember to find us on facebook, wnnfans.com and twitter @abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." you may think you can put off
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from florida. good stories down there. >> interesting ones. in south florida, a man is expected to appear in federal court today in connecticut with a high-profile gold heist. a tractor/trailer carrying about 275 pounds of gold valued at $5 million was robbed on interstate 95 in north carolina last year. well, alberto perez was arrested at his home in the miami area after a raid yesterday morning. his connection to the robbery, though, remains unclear. a dramatic robbery in houston, texas, has been caught on surveillance video involving as many as ten suspects. >> the group raided a gun store making off with at least 50 weapons. this morning, several of those abc's clayton sandell with the latest. >> reporter: with speed and precision that would impress the crew of "ocean's 11," this dangerous crew, call them the houston ten, shows up at 4:30 gun store, heads and faces covered. within one minute, 19 seconds, using a chain and a pickup
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the doors off the hinges. they mobilize inside. this thief jumps the counter, ignoring other guns and goes straight for an assault rifle. others take armfuls of rifles and shotguns. the hammer man moves down a row of glass cases, smashing as he goes. others follow right behind, filling bags full of handguns. >> what it potentially means is, you've got that many people now distributing firearms on the streets of houston. >> reporter: from break-in to the last man out, one minute, 11 seconds. more than 50 weapons gone. a block away, the thieves switch cars. police say several suspects have now been arrested and at least some of those stolen guns are now off the street. clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> even though they've taken those guys off the streets, they're still offering a $5,000 reward if you have any information to call the police. >> dramatic scenes right there. coming up in our next half hour.
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three female college students claim to be victims of a racially motivated attack, but different story. first, saving food to save the planet. the average american throws away 20 pounds of food every month. so what if you shared with friends instead? well, i get to see what these scrappy meals are all about
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okay. leftovers. who really likes eating leftovers? i know you don't like eating leftovers, right? >> absolutely not. >> you eat fresh every day. delivery.com. >> now there's a growing movement to embrace the concept of eating your leftovers. all for a greater cause. >> reporter: as americans, we love our food. >> black angus beef and bacon. so tex. >> reporter: but do you really think this model is going to finish all of that or any of us for that matter? americans throw away as much as 40% of our food, an average of 20 pounds per person per month. >> who's going to listen? you're making me mad! >> reporter: france is trying to do something about it. just this month, banning
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food and requiring stores to donate it to charity. and here at home, a growing movement to curb food waste. and it calls for more cooking. so i headed to a dinner party unlike any other where the meal is made literally from leftovers. damon of scrappy meals is getting people together to eat their leftover food. i'm here with damon, and he's going to teach me how to make a scrappy meal. stuff that we normally would have thrown out. >> yes, take food waste and make it taste good. >> reporter: that sounds like a winner. i was skeptical at the idea at first. i can tell you one of my friends said we're going to have a dinner party and we're going to make it out of leftovers, i would make other plans that night. >> hopefully you'll be able to tell your friends after this, you know, you can get good food. you can feed a lot of people, too. it's also cost effective. >> reporter: good food on the cheap? i'm in. but for a dinner party?
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media. damon posting his secondhand courses on instagram. for scrappy meals it's all about connecting in person. you have a guest? >> yes, i do. >> hi, mama. >> hi. >> reporter: as the party arrived, the menu started really taking shape. >> there he is. >> all right. >> it's already open. >> this is interesting. this is a thai green curry paste. >> all right. >> we've got some -- i did some coconut rice tonight. >> reporter: and that mantra, apparently doesn't just apply to food -- what other party do you go to where you bring wine that's already been opened? part of the problem can be the everyday struggle to cook healthy meals. >> i'm constantly going and buying things for two days, but sometimes i can't keep up. i'm working late. and i end up having a lot of stuff that would go bad. >> you just don't realize what you're throwing.
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you keep throwing and throwing and no one blinks an eye. >> reporter: getting together to cook with friends old and new is not only a recipe for fun, but a great way to share some tips. >> the reason why greens go so bad is because people don't know how to store them. when you get them, a lot of times people wash them off. that will kill the life span of it. more food lasts longer than people think. >> reporter: using some well-stored items and one new ingredient, our final tally was impressive. $6.40. >> i only bought one chicken. i'm not buying -- i'm not making a chicken recipe. i'm taking a chicken and saying, take whatever you got in the fridge and using it. >> reporter: so, after we chopped, cooked, seasoned and served our scrappy meal, the consensus by most, a positive one. >> that's great. >> reporter: sending it to our stomachs rather than a landfill makes it taste all the better. >> so good.
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>> well, you know, i'm a picky eater. >> you are a picky eater, yes. >> but i should point out for all of these segments, we always have some food for you to taste. so, i brought my leftover from last night for you to dig in. >> can i just say, didn't you pretape this a week ago? >> here you go. >> i'm sorry. i'm full. but thank you very much. dishes. dinner. dishes. marriage. dishes. divorce. dishes. sleeping. (snoring) (sputtering) dishes. not sleeping. dishes. life. dishes. death. dishes. existence. dishes. dishes, dishes, dishes... every dish, every time. only finish has the power ball to take on anything. today you can do everything in just one click, even keep your toilet clean and fresh. introducing lysol click gel. click it in to enjoy clean freshness with every flush. lysol.
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with it. >> i thought you were bringing your skillet. >> on the cutting room floor. >> i didn't realize -- >> it's kind of like amazing i don't understand the concept or why. >> maybe that's why you don't cook at all. >> talk about feeling the burn. it is why i don't cook at all. >> i don't believe that story. i don't know anybody who cooks naked. apparently it exists, huh? >> one way to get it on. sexy. >> i want to introduce to you apparently he's got this uncontrollable laugh. he plays for the milwaukee brewers. and everyone online seems to be talking about this laugh. his teammates share corny jokes with him and then posted a video online. take a listen. >> put it on my bill. [ laughing ] i like that one.
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>> apparently they say he says, phillips himself, it sounds like a goose or a dying donkey and >> it does sound like a donkey, doesn't it? the joke by the way is what did the duck say to the bartender in but the it on my bill and he's still laughing like that as a result. hilarious. let's go from that to some beautiful music right now. listen to this and i'll tell you what it is. what it be. >> so this is the winter garden marble machine. it's by a swedish guy and it's actually comprised of 3,000 wooden pieces and uses some marbles. you see them sort of there? to make these sounds. he just cranks it and thousands of marbles churn through the machine, powering it with a guitar sounds. >> very cool. >> sounds kind of neat. >> i don't think i would hear
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i don't think they would replace the organ with this. >> it's a pretty good sound. >> i like that.
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this morning on "world news this morning on "world news now," targeting trump. the republican front-runner is digging in as the former nominee mitt romney gets ready for a face-off. is this the establishment's last best shot of derailing the trump train? a violent confrontation caught on camera. a school police officer seen slapping and kicking a young man. but what's behind the video that's now led to baltimore police chief's suspension. and new this half hour, a brave store clerk taking a stand. >> the incredible surveillance
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getting pummeled by the clerk that he's trying to rob. how she was able to fight him off. and could george clooney be calling it quits? why the actor says he has no intention of aging gracefully on the big screen. that's in "the skinny" on this thursday, march 3rd. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> many people who have seen "hail caesar" recently are like, thank you, george, for leaving. no, it's a good movie. good morning to you on this friday eve. thursday morning. i'm kendis gibson. we're going to begin with the battle to take down donald trump. gop leaders uniting to break the winning streak after a super tuesday blowout. >> trump has released some details of his health care plan ahead of tonight's debate. it's mostly in line with the republican philosophy. but today, former gop nominee mitt romney is leading the charge against trump. abc's tom llamas has the latest from the campaign trail. >> reporter: the candidate dividing the republican party as never before, now pledging to bring it together. >> i'm a unifier.
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believe. but believe me, i am a unifier. once we get all of this finished, i'm going to go after one person. that's hillary clinton. >> reporter: but if donald trump expects the gop to fall in line, he's got another thing coming. >> usually when you're the front-runner everyone is saying, please, everyone, get out of the race so we can unify around the front-runner. what people are saying now is, please, everyone get together so we can keep this front-runner from winning and destroying the republican party. >> reporter: senator marco rubio, fired up in michigan after casting an early vote in florida with his wife, jeanette. i asked him if it's too little, too late. you're 1-15. how can you tell your supporters that you're still viable? >> well, i think they see the path forward. they see the delegate count. we're picking up delegates. we continue to gain delegates throughout the day as the count is coming in on a night that wasn't supposed to be our strongest night. >> reporter: in a series of tweets, trump saying, lightweight rubio lost big,
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and rubio now splitting the anti-trump vote with a newly energized senator ted cruz. >> thank you, texas! >> reporter: who is calling on the other candidates to get behind him, as the trump alternative. >> i ask you to prayerfully consider our coming together. uniting. >> reporter: right now, that's not happening, which is why top republicans are sharpening their knives in a last-ditch effort to stop trump. mitt romney delivering a major speech, laying out the case against the billionaire. piling on? a slew of top republican donors and conservative groups, planning to blanket the air waves with anti-trump ads. >> trump picks on workers and widows. he won't do a thing to china and mexico. >> reporter: on super tuesday, trump in his palatial palm beach golf club, watching election returns. his campaign juggernaut rolling on and over his opponents. dr. ben carson indicating he'll soon drop out. right now, the only establishment name in trump's corner, new jersey governor
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face standing behind the billionaire. six new jersey papers calling on christie to resign, writing, we're fed up with governor chris christie's arrogance. we're disgusted with his endorsement of donald trump. what an embarrassment. what an utter disgrace. donald trump, brushing it all off, setting his sights on hillary clinton. >> she wants to make america whole again. and i'm trying to figure out what is that all about? make america great again is going to be much better than making america whole again. >> reporter: but what many people are talking about, what many people are watching, donald trump will be face-to-face with one of his biggest enemies, fox news' megyn kelly. you'll remember they had that epic war of words in the first debate of this campaign season. tom llamas, abc news, shelby township, michigan. >> let's talk about the democrats because super tuesday also pushed hillary clinton a big step closer to the democratic nomination and she has a lot of star power on her side. elton john performed at a fund-raiser concert for clinton last night at radio city music hall in new york city.
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to belt out a string of hits, including "roar." and there were appearances by singer andrew day, jamie foxx, julianne moore. tickets went for as much as $2700. it's not clear, though, how much money they raised last night. bernie sanders is also raking in a steady stream of donations, mostly from small money contributors. referring to his four wins on super tuesday, sanders said he had an extraordinary night. he told a raucous crowd in portland, maine, that hillary clinton is not so inevitable. and he said since the pundits are calling the nomination for hillary clinton, that means he will probably win by a landslide. turning overseas, breaking news about north korea. the communist country firing off at least six short-range missiles this morning. those launches came just hours after the u.n. security council approved the toughest sanctions against north korea in two decades. the new sanctions are in response to the north's recent nuclear tests and a long-range rocket launch.
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forces have captured their first significant isis operative. an american official confirms that the detainee is now being interrogated at a temporary detention facility in northern iraq. the detainee has not been identified. debris that washed up in africa appears to be from a boeing 777, and that's the same type of jet as missing malaysia airlines flight 370. we've learned an american says that he found it. seattle resident blaine gibson says he chartered a boat to search a remote sandbar for possible debris. he's made similar searches in other parts of the world. another part from the missing plane was found last july. flight 370 vanished nearly two years ago. back here at home, police in oklahoma city say it's too early to tell if the death of a natural gas industry heavyweight was intentional. 56-year-old aubrey mcclendon was killed in a fiery single car crash.
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bridge embankment. that was yesterday morning at more than 50 miles an hour. mcclendon was not wearing a seat belt. his death came one day after he was indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly conspireing to rig bids for oil and natural gas leases. mcclendon denied wrongdoing in the case. starting next month, passengers will no longer be able to vape while flying. the transportation department announced yesterday the use of electronic cigarettes on airplanes will be banned. the transportation secretary said the new rule will protect passengers from unwanted fumes. safety experts had also expressed concerns about explosions caused by the batteries in e-cigarettes. >> not going to let me take my makeup remover that's more than eight ounces, but you can -- now. >> who knew. new video just in showing a very determined clerk in georgia fighting off an armed robber. take a look at the 17-year-old suspect pointing a gun directly at the clerk demanding money. but she's not having any of it. grabs the gun, tries to wrestle it and slams the guy in the head
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then she brought out the hammer that sent the would-be burglar running away. look at her. >> don't do that. >> i know they say, don't do that, but -- whoa, whoa, whoa. somehow she knew that, whoa, that is just terrifying because he pointed the gun right at her several times. >> it's not worth it. >> no. i know that's the right -- yeah. >> i don't know about that move. astronaut scott kelly is back in the u.s. this morning orbit aboard the international space station. >> kelly landed in houston overnight and among the welcoming party was his twin brother mark, a former astronaut himself, as well as dr. jill biden, and she happened to bring mark some much-deserved beer and here's abc's david kerley with more. >> reporter: scott kelly is back here in houston. what a trip it's been. several years ago he let me get inside this soyuz capsule here in houston. it is very tight. that's why he was so happy when
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you heard him talking about breathing in the frigid air. air? it's so fresh. ground. a record 340 days in space. the longest long-duration space flight for an american. and now for scott kelly a battery of medical tests comparing him to his twin brother mark, a former astronaut. mark's been the baseline on earth for those 340 days. now we learn about bone density loss, muscle loss, radiation effect, eyesight, all these things that may have happened during this long-duration flight. of course, this is science. this is all aimed at figuring out whether humans can go to mars. in essence, scott kelly one of the first lab rats. he's home tonight celebrating with friends and family. >> yeah, they used to be the same height. apparently scott's two inches taller. >> scott's spent more time in space than any other human. coming up, the tale of the tape. the college students who claimed they were the victims of an
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new video shows they might not be as innocent as they say they are. and a giant piece of real estate sold by a celebrity to be used as a nursing home. can you guess who unloaded this megabode? you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by ourtime.com. did you know there's a cough liquid that lasts for twelve hours? try delsym twelve hour cough liquid. its advanced formula releases powerful medicine that acts fast
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looks on. police say the teen was not a student at the school. but the boy's family and their attorneys say he is. the officer involved is now on administrative leave. also caught on camera, this incident from a high school in nashville. a student assaulting a teacher in the hallway. witnesses said that the 17-year-old student attacked the teacher without provocation. the teen later tried to flee the scene. he's facing assault and other charges. this is our america's greatest home video block. because we have another surveillance video. one which is playing a major role in the case of three female college students who claimed to have been victims of a racially motivated attack on a city bus in albany, new york. >> the story of the attack ignited a national uproar. but police say the new video shows a very different story. here's abc's gio benitez. >> reporter: three college students under fire for what's seen in this surveillance video. >> i'd like to report the fact that me and my friends were just
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>> reporter: just after 1:00 a.m. on april 30th, ariel agudio, alexis briggs and ashaburwell, all 20-year-old college students at the university of albany, claiming they were the only black students on a city bus when they were called racial slurs and hit by several boys. surrounded by white students and feeling threatened, they fought back. two of the girls called 911. >> it was a racially fueled time. we were three black girls shoved jumped by like 20 white people. >> reporter: the university and city officially launching an investigation, leading to the surveillance from inside the bus that night. >> it definitely looks like it wasn't what the girls said it was that happened. >> reporter: this week all three girls in court pleading not guilty to charges of burwell and agudio also charged with falsely reporting an accident. incident. and the videos alone don't make clear exactly what happened or but police are now trying to enhance the audio on those videos to try to figure it all
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gio benitez, abc news, albany, new york. > gio will have more on that on "gma" a little bit later on today. when we come back, are george clooney's days numbered in front of the camera? and rapper 50 cent finally finds a buyer for his 21-room mansion. wait until you hear what it's being turned into.
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skinny, so skinny skinny so skinny time now for "the skinny." and topping our headlines this morning, george clooney promising never to age on the big screen. >> the actor while doing a promotional tour for his latest movie, hail caesar" told the bbc that he has no intention of growing old in front of the camera. >> i think nobody really wants to see anybody really age. you know, it's a very unforgiving thing, the camera is. so, aging becomes something that, you know, you try to do less and less on screen. you know, you try to pick the films that work best for you. >> you know, some would say at least he has an option. most women in hollywood don't have that option, to say i'm not going to. it's hard for roles. but he's gorgeous. come on, clooney.
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actually directing and that it's much, much more fun and more fun to be directing. i can see that. i bet he'll be a great director to work with. >> a lot of actors don't have that option either. that's why the morgan freeman is still acting in his 70s. taking center stage at the south by southwest event in austin, texas, the president and first lady. >> the obamas have been announced as keynote speakers for this year's festival on film, interactive media and music. next friday, president obama will appear as part of the keynote conversation about civic engagement. on the 16th, michelle obama will be the opening keynote at south by southwest music, and she'll be discussing her let girls learn initiative. two good points to talk about there. >> yeah, but it's south by southwest. this is a big deal. this marks the first time in the 30-year history of south by southwest that a sitting president and first lady have participated in the event. and the white house is saying the president and first lady also plan to go to burning man this september. >> i hope they're bringing the girls. i think it will be fun.
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>> to south by southwest. not burning man. next up to the latest item that's got hollywood buzzing. katy perry and orlando bloom. >> they've been trying to keep their relationship under wraps but now they appear to have confirmed they are, in fact, an item. hawaii. >> if they settle down together, hollywood might be able to finally breathe a sigh of relief as both the man eater and heartbreaker have torn through much of the greater los angeles area together. >> so, we say they're busy. perry's list of exes runs the gamut from john mayer and robert aykroyd to johnny lewis and ex-husband russell brand, of course. >> as for bloom, his list is just as impressive. from former ex-wife miranda kerr and siena miller, rumors of lindsay lohan, liv tyler and selena gomez and who else. >> many more. of course, we now wish the happy couple the best of luck. >> can we let them just hang out and get to know each other? >> do their thing.
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next to a conceivably happier and much richer 50 cent. >> not 50 cents. just want to correct you on that. after languishing on and off the market for nine years and $18.5 million, the rapper has sold this. it's an obscenely oversized 50,000 square foot mansion in connecticut reportedly for the undersized price -- how much would you pay for this? look at it. >> i would have gone for the $18 >> if you had it? over. this is only $8 million. >> steal. okay. bedrooms, 25 bathrooms, nine kitchens, indoor and outdoor pools, helicopter pad, a casino, a nightclub -- not sure if there's a pole -- and basketball courts and it costs $70,000 a month to maintain. >> who would want all of this? apparently no one. the buyer is turning it into an assisted living facility. we kid you not. what are they going to do with the helicopter pad?
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finally to a much smaller but fuller house. >> just days after netflix released the "full house" revival series in its entirety, "variety" reports that the streaming giant has now renewed "fuller house" for a second season. >> they're coming back. >> congratulations. >> a lot of people were binging on the shows. >> we'd love to see the twins. geing on the shows. >> we'd love to see the twins. but lysol power toilet bowl cleaner eliminates mineral build-up effortlessly and kills 99.9% of germs. to get your toilet why choose anything other than the power of lysol? and to keep it that way for up to 4 weeks try lysol automatic toilet bowl cleaner. enough pressure in here for ya? i'm gonna take mucinex sinus-max. too late, we're about to take off. these dissolve fast. they're new liquid gels. and you're coming with me... you realize i have gold status? mucinex sinus-max liquid gels. dissolves fast to unleash max strength medicine.
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okay. it's a challenge to all parents. okay. it's a challenge to all parents. the arduous process of baby proofing the home trying to anticipate every possible danger before it turns into an accident. >> it really is tough. but even seasoned parents may be shocked to learn how many dangers are still hidden in their homes around nearly every corner. here's abc's dr. richard besser. >> reporter: 15-month-old jagger. this little guy with the big hair makes it his mission to get into things. all day. every day. >> the cabinet, the dishwasher,
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he'll try to climb into the tub. >> reporter: erin and her husband have all the proper safety locks to keep him out of the cabinets, the trash, even the toilet. >> if you didn't lock things up, what would happen? >> our house would be a disaster because everything would be in the middle of it. >> reporter: we took the child locks off the kitchen cabinets. outfitted jagger with a gopro and let him roam free. look what happens. he quickly gets into the cabinets and drawers. he even emptied the fridge with a little help. but there are things he can get into by himself. one big danger, an unsecured dishwasher. >> this is like a play ground for him. >> this is his favorite playground. >> took him about three seconds to get into there. >> reporter: the dishwasher door can bump a child's head. it provides easy access to sharp knives, and detergent can be dangerous.
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look similar to those laundry packages, which resemble candy and have injured hundreds of children. another home danger, batteries. >> that guy. >> not to the mouth. that's what the little ones do. >> yep. >> reporter: 20,000 button battery ingestions between 1997 and 2010. tiny lithium batteries that when swallowed get stuck in the throat. saliva triggers a chemical reaction that can burn the esophagus. make sure batteries are locked up where a child can't get to them. something else surprising, mouthwash. inactive ingredient, alcohol, 21%. so, that's 40 proof. >> that's a lot of alcohol. >> reporter: alcohol found in mouthwash and hand sanitizers can cause alcohol poisoning. so keeping these out of the reach of your child can save your little one's life ensuring that little people like jagger can continue to destroy cabinets for many years to come. dr. richard besser, abc news, new york. >> when we were growing up, my parents didn't safety proof, there was no latches, nothing. >> do you still discover dangerous spots with your kids? >> usually it's my husband's cooking. at this point.
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i'm not having kids. >> that's all it took. >> yeah, i'm not having kids. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing
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good morning. good morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm reena ninan. here are some of the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." protesters clash outside the arguments in the most significant abortion case in 25 at issue is a texas law requiring doctors who perform abortions to have hospital admitting privileges within 30 miles. full details in a moment. breaking overnight, north korea fired a series of missiles from its east coast this those launches came just hours after the u.n. approved the toughest sanctions against north korea in two decades.
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debris that washed up in mozambique has been tentatively identified as a part from the same type of jet. the flight disappeared two years ago with 239 people on board. and at least three suspects have been arrested in this brazen smash and grab robbery at a gun store. this is in houston. involving as many as ten robbers. surveillance video shows them getting away with at least 50 weapons in under two minutes. those are some of our top stories on this thursday, march 3rd. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, everyone. we begin this half hour with that emotional battle outside the supreme court. protesters clashing as justices heard arguments in a high-profile abortion case. >> at issue is whether the state of texas can strictly regulate clinics where abortions are performed. abc's gloria riviera has more. >> reporter: separated by just a
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>> is it your body? >> no. >> reporter: outside the supreme court, passions inflamed on both sides of america's most enduring culture while inside the most important abortion case being considered >> improve patient safety. about. health. they're going to make abortion less safe. >> reporter: arguing that controversial texas law that regulates abortion clinics as unconstitutional is stephanie totie. it's her first time at the nation's highest court. but with her some star power support. >> i realized the next generation may have less choice than i did. >> reporter: judging amy and left overs actress amy brenneman along with more than 40 women lent their names to the case saying their right to have an abortion has allowed them to lead healthier, happier lives. this week brenneman opened up
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this emotional video posted to youtube. place where i wasn't shamed and i was supported. >> reporter: she says the stigma associated with abortion can only end if women come out of the shadows. among other restrictions the law requires that abortion clinics are more like surgical centers and that doctors have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles. critics of the law say adhering to the new standards make it impossible for many abortion providers to remain open especially in a state the size of texas. >> millions of women in texas region are at risk of losing their constitutional right to >> reporter: and since the law was enacted, half of the abortion clinics in texas have closed. in a new documentary "trapped," doctors and nurses at whole
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texas abortion clinics that's challenging, share stories about how they had to turn away women in need. >> there's a two or three-week waiting list for a procedure where time is of the essence. >> i remember getting a call from a patient once and she said, what if i tell you what i have in my kitchen cabinet and you tell me what i can do. >> reporter: but those on the other side of this issue say that the texas law and others like it are designed to protect women's health. >> pro-woman! pro-life! >> reporter: anti-abortion activists also submitting briefs to the court citing 3,000 women they say suffered grievous psychological injuries after their abortions. the case rests in the hands of the eight remaining justices. but no matter the ruling, we'll likely see this scene play out again and again. >> pro-woman! pro-life! >> reporter: this battle isn't ending anytime soon. i'm gloria riviera in washington, d.c.
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for the white house, ted cruz is using that vacancy on the supreme court as ammunition against donald trump. cruz told supporters in kansas that if trump is elected, he will work with senate democrats to replace justice antonin scalia. cruz insists that would clear liberal. and trump's seven-state run on super tuesday is prompting step up efforts to try to stop him. today former gop nominee mitt romney delivering a major speech in utah on the presidential race to lay out his case against trump. and a slew of top republican donors and conservative groups are planning to blanket the airwaves with anti-trump ads. the republicans will have one less candidate on stage when they go head to head in detroit tonight. ben carson says he sees no political path forward. following his dismal super tuesday results, carson will not take part in the debate, but he hasn't officially dropped out yet. he plans to make an announcement tomorrow.
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hillary clinton still celebrating in new york after her super tuesday victory. she held a rally followed by a star-studded concert. she was joined by big names, you see there, elton john, that's katy perry there. clinton's campaign saying bernie sanders doesn't have the math to defeat her. more now from cecilia vega. >> reporter: hillary clinton on a victory lap. >> yesterday was one for the history books. >> reporter: but clinton now laser-focused on the very man whose wedding she once attended, who gave money to her senate campaign -- donald trump. >> you know, the stakes in this election have never been higher and the rhetoric from the other side has never been lower. >> reporter: in her victory speech, clinton never once mentioning trump's name, but her message was clear. >> we know we've got work to do. but that work -- that work is not to make america great again.
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great. >> reporter: turning trump's "make america great again" slogan into a full-blown attack. >> we have to make america whole. we have to fill in. >> reporter: taking him on with a message of unity over division. >> you know what, it works. instead of building walls, we're going to break down barriers. >> reporter: but clinton still fighting off bernie sanders, too. at a rally in maine, the senator defiant, still turning out the crowds, and turning up the heat on his rival. >> we were up against a candidate supported by the entire political establishment. somebody almost universally known, someone who had been anointed as the inevitable nominee. well, guess what? she's not so inevitable today. >> and while bernie sanders
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sent out a memo from the campaign manager saying, quote, in order to catch up, senator sanders doesn't just have to start winning a few states, he needs to start everywhere and by a large margin. the clinton team thinks they might have this nomination wrapped up in a couple of weeks. cecilia vega, abc news, new york. notorious mexican drug lord el chapo is looking for a plea deal from u.s. prosecutors. according to one of his lawyers, el chapo is willing to plead guilty to any charges in exchange for a short stay at a medium security u.s. prison. lawyers say el chapo wants to escape the harsh conditions in his mexican jail. he says the guards won't let him sleep. experts say any talk of a deal here in the u.s. is very premature. that's tough. >> that is rough. >> he can't sleep. the florida teenager accused of pretending to be a doctor has been arrested again. malachi love-robinson has been ordered to undergo a mental health exam following an arrest for larceny. and using someone else's identification. the 18-year-old was arrested last month for practicing medicine without a license after
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beach. lots of concerned fans of the reality show "deadliest catch" this morning amid reports that one of the show's captains have been hospitalized. sig hansen is known for manning the helm of the "northwestern" often while smoking. the show's producers say he suffered chest pains while at sea. the boat's crew insisted they head to port for help. hansen was then airlifted to a hospital in anchorage. he's said to be with family and in good spirits. sports authority has filed for bankruptcy and announced plans to close or sell about 140 stores. you like the sneakers from there, don't you? >> i like their stuff. >> the retailer admitted it lost market share to online retailers and gotten mired in debt so it also failed to keep up with trends like golfing's declining popularity. >> i didn't know that either. some history will be made at the opening ceremony of this summer's olympic games. that's when a team of refugee athletes will enter the stadium under the olympic flag and then
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all the other teams. although it's not clear what sports the athletes will take part in, at this point they are still being identified. the games start august 5th in rio. the pentagon opened its own competition for computer hackers. the hackers have been vetted and invited to test the cybersecurity of some of the pentagon's public websites. many big companies run similar programs as a way of allowing experts to find and identify problems before malicious hackers can exploit them. here's one for the city slickers in our growing audience. "u.s. news & world report" is out with its annual best places to live. >> i love that we stuck in there our growing audience. thank you. it ranks the 100 largest metropolitan areas based on affordability, job prospects as well as quality of life. and coming in at number one, do you recognize that city? >> is that tampa, florida? my hometown. >> high times in that city. nope.
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city where marijuana is legal, we should point out. and, of course, it's also the home of the super bowl champion broncos. >> number two, the capital texas, austin. fayetteville, arkansas, number three, and, woo, big suy -- >> what? >> -- then comes raleigh-durham, north carolina, colorado springs, where marijuana is also legal. what's wrong with my chant for arkansas? >> two of the cities on that list have legalized marijuana. >> you're saying that's the trend. >> that might be part of what we're saying. >> my hometown tampa is thinking of maybe legalizing it. >> there you go, might get on the list finally. and "u.s. news & world report" is still a thing, people. coming up, the physical effects of life in orbit. but first, erin andrews and the emotionally charged trial continues. but it's what happened outside the courtroom that's now making headlines. and not exactly what you'd want to happen waiting for help. an officer slides right off an
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testimony in the erin andrews case in nashville, tennessee. it's revealed a new depth and added a new depth to the tv personality's humiliation. >> a new incident shows video of her shot by her stalker in her hotel room and posted online continues to expose her. here's abc's eva pilgrim. >> reporter: erin andrews' legal battle for $75 million in damages from the nashville marriott and the man who secretly recorded her getting out of the shower continues. >> and to try to explain to someone that has questions about why i have trust issues, why i'm insecure, why i'm humiliated -- >> reporter: one of the key players in this case, neal peskind, a representative of the owner of the nashville marriott was dining with friends when a restaurant employee tweeted that the group was looking at the nude video. nicole branigan posting, he said, if it was going to cost
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watch it and show everyone. then, he and his guests proceeded to discuss her body. peskind releasing this statement explaining that his friends started viewing the video. i asked them to stop and while they did so, it was not as quickly as i had hoped. i sincerely apologize for my participation in what happened. this case could be in the hands of the jury by the end of the week. eva pilgrim, abc news, nashville, tennessee. >> it's been an emotional week. >> it has been an emotional week. coming up, the trial of the century. >> 20 years later, the o.j. simpson trial is recapturing the nation's attention. this morning what chris kris
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>> reporter: it's the star-studded minnieseries bringing the so-called trial of the century back to life for millions of viewers since its premiere. >> absolutely 100% not guilty. >> reporter: fx's "american crime story" thrusting back into the spotlight the familiar faces of the trial against o.j. simpson for the murders of ron goldman and nicole brown simpson.lma blair. >> i can't believe she's gone. >> reporter: jenner, now the matriarch of the kardashian empire, was one of nicole brown simpson's closest friends, now of the killings when o.j. reached out to her. >> he called me a few times and you know, wanted to talk and explain how he felt. >> reporter: revealing details on "ellen" tuesday about the abuse nicole allegedly suffered at the hands of o.j. >> i didn't know that there was abuse until we heard and saw the whole thing unfold like
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she and i were supposed to have lunch the next day, the day after she was murdered. and she said she wanted to show me some things. that's probably what she wanted to reveal to me that next day. which broke my heart because i always feel horrible that i didn't pay enough attention. >> reporter: the kardashian and simpson families were close. seen here vacationing together. young kim at the far right. jenner's late ex-husband, robert kardashian, was part of o.j.'s dream team of lawyers. >> it was very difficult because my ex-husband was on one side and, you know, i was kind of on the other. the kids were in the middle and it was trying to explain this to children and then o.j. had called and you know, i lost -- everybody lost so much. >> reporter: ryan smith, abc news, new york. >> one of those cases you're kind of transported back in time. you kind of remember everything about this and the emotions that the country went through almost.
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you remember where you were when that verdict was read. i think it was like 12:00 on a thursday that it was read. some 20 years ago. >> and so many of the characters. all right. coming up, safe and sound. back on the ground. morning about astronaut scott kelly's record-breaking 340 days cause l her. aw... so we use k-y ultragel. breaking 340 days ody's natural so i can get into the swing of it a bit quicker. and when i know she's feeling like that, it makes me feel like we're both... when she enjoys it, we enjoy it even more. and i enjoy it. feel the difference with k-y
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go ahead. >> no, you first. >> well, after 340 days in space, astronaut scott kelly is finally back in the u.s. >> he returned to houston from kazakhstan overnight in a colleagues and his family
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dr. jill biden. but after the record-setting journey, the work now just beginning for the scientists studying him. here's abc's david wright. >> reporter: 340 days after he slipped the surly bonds of earth, scott kelly is finally home. overnight, his soyuz capsule splashed down in kazakhstan, kelly testing the earth's gravity with a fist bump. there my whole life. >> reporter: in an odd way, he has. in one year of zero gravity, he circled the earth more than 5,000 times. that's 15 years of sunrises. you could say that now makes him 15 years older than his identical twin brother, retired astronaut mark kelly. but albert einstein would argue the opposite. einstein's twin paradox maintained that a twin hurtling through space on a rocket ship would age more slowly than the
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apparently two inches taller. while he was in orbit. nasa will now be studying that, comparing the two. all of which may sound like a sci-fi movie, and it's tempting like another fictional astronaut. >> i'm home. you blew it up! >> reporter: a year ago, the super tuesday results would have been as unthinkable, as, well, "planet of the apes." >> damn you all to hell. >> reporter: in a year, the blink of an eye, the unthinkable has come to pass. >> thank you very much. i appreciate it. >> reporter: how must it look to the rocket man? david wright, abc news, new york. >> and he was so excited. he said he wasn't going stir crazy up there. that he would have been fine staying a little longer. >> by the way, he just spoke in houston a few moments ago,
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