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industry out of the production of fake passports. the french interior minister claims isis got blank passports from its operations in libya, syria and iraq. last month, abc news reported that u.s. intelligence suspected isis had acquired thousands of blank syrian passports and at least one passport printing machine after taking over government offices in syria. now to the hunt for those dangerous escapees in southern california. sheriff's officials in orange county say they believe the three men are still in the area because of their close ties to local gangs. and they're pleading for anyone with information to come forward. here's abc's kayna whitworth. >> reporter: the manhunt intensifying for those three escaped inmates now on the run. police say the three men cut through metal grates in their cell, making their way through plumbing pipes to the roof. there, they rappelled down the side of the jail using that rope made from bed sheets. >> we think that it would be highly unlikely for someone else
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going on. >> reporter: you can see in this surveillance video a shadowy figure and a flicker. they believe that's one of the men on the roof. the fugitives, accused of violent crimes from murder to attempted murder, kidnapping and torture. they were last seen at the maximum security jail near dawn on friday, but weren't discovered missing until late that evening. once they escaped, they found themselves here. government buildings and neighborhoods. authorities saying they think the men are still somewhere in southern california. >> we feel that they may be embedded somewhere in the community. >> reporter: but authorities are worried that people in that community might be too fearful to come forward. kayna whitworth, santa ana, california. turning to sports, serena williams is heading to the semifinals of the australian open. she defeated fifth-seeded mayor rhea sharapova in straight sets
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the first set was neck and neck. williams breezed through the second. williams has won their last 18 matches. also note, in the last six times that williams qualified as one of quarterfinals at the australian open, she's gone on to win the tournament. so we wish her good luck. >> she just needs they and three more. >> there you go. do the math for us. all right. so speaking of sports, the seventh place finisher at a half marathon in alabama never bothered to register before the race. ludivine somehow escaped her backyard and made her way to the starting line and ran the entire 13.1-mile course. oh, my god. look at the dog. >> there's good reason. the 2 1/2-year-old hound dog had no trouble keeping up with the pack. isn't that clever writing? the pack? her time was a little over an hour and a half and marathon officials awarded her a medal on a ribbon just like the other finishers. >> ah. how do you only come in seventh? >> seventh?
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finished the marathon. >> well, that's true. but i would think that a dog would be faster than us. all right. coming up -- a california city on edge. take a look at this building right here. hanging off the side of the cliff. as the earth gives out to erosion. what's being done to try and prevent a disaster. and in "the skinny," sofia vergara suing a beauty company. what she's saying they did without her consent. but first, kendis, why don't you do the honors? >> really? there's no love for great falls up there today. >> there's rain in some parts. >> why did max take it off? >> we should go to orlando. 74. >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by mucinex dm.mucinex dm.janet? cough if you can hear me. don't even think about it. i took mucinex dm for my phlegmy cough. yeah...but what about mike? he has that dry scratchy thing going on. guess what? it works on his cough too. cough! guess what? it works on his cough too.
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a physician's assistant from atlanta ha a physician's assistant from atlanta has been killed while on vacation in the caribbean. investigators on the island of grenada say jessica colker was stabbed to death as she walked a beach and her husband was able to escape the attack. reports say a recently released ex-con is being questioned by police. back here at home, a crisis is playing out on the west coast as dozens of cliff-side homes literally teeter on the brink of disaster. >> crashing waves and powerful rain from el nino are accelerating the erosion of a coastal wall in the neighborhood outside of san francisco. abc's neal karlinksky has the latest. >> reporter: el nino's fury putting lives at risk. a drone capturing that dramatic moment as part of this hillside outside of san francisco shears off, putting apartment buildings and homes in danger. >> people's houses are now on the edge of the cliff.
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storms and high surf pounding the coastline here. the new worry as officials ask roughly 100 homeowners to move out, fearing their apartment building could now be at risk, too. >> we've been losing four or five feet a week in the past couple of weeks here. >> reporter: one of the things they're trying to do to help these people is put these huge boulders in place to block some of the waves and erosion, but it's just not enough. many people who live in the apartments teetering on the edge are not at all happy about being asked to leave. neal karlinksky, abc news. >> pictures near san francisco. when we come back, "the bachelor" takes a detour inside a las vegas wedding chapel. our senior "bachelor" analyst will have a full rundown. >> "the skinny" up next. >> announcer: "world news now"
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abc stations. skinny so skinny time now for the skinning. topping our headlines this morning, week four of "the bachelor" takes a detour to las vegas. >> joining us with the details is "world news now" senior "bachelor" analyst jack sheahan. >> hello. >> you out of breath? >> single rose this week. it's raining here. let's get right to it. 14 women started this week.
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one-on-one date. jojo and our man ben, it didn't start off too well. the helicopter there blew over their table. but once they got going, they really got going. you know, a little helicopter ride around kind of thing. folks, jojo is in it for the long run. jojo gets the rose. moving on. the group date. this was a talent show. maybe we should say lack thereof. there was dancing. there was cello playing. > nice. >> there was all sorts of other stuff going on. but olivia was the star, the unwilling star i would say. >> is that a talent? >> it was supposeded -- allegedly a talent. this was no doubt the most cringe-worthy moment of the season so far. probably in like a decade or so of "bachelor," "bachelorette" and "bachelor in paradise" material. this was absolutely horrible.
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unfortunately, afterwards, she overcame a panic attack. olivia actually got the rose. moving on, becca one-on-one date with ben. they started out there in the little white chapel. ben got down on one knee. >> no. >> just kidding. >> they -- he got down on one knee and then -- >> he got down on one knee. he was obviously in a tux. ben has been ordained so he can carry out these wedding things. that's what he did. it was really nice. becca we should say gets the rose. then the two-on-one date. you know that there are these twins. >> who doesn't like twins? >> emily and hailey. they're actually from vegas. they took a limo out to see their mom. they had some time. they're talking to ben. you get the idea. see, the thing is, there was both of them in the limo on the way to mom's house. >> uh-huh. and? >> only one of them went back.
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>> hailey, thanks but no thanks. you get the idea. so, now we're getting down to the nitty gritty. in the rose ceremony, excuse me, 11 women got roses. there was also -- obviously, hailey's gone. amber didn't get a rose. better luck on "bachelor in paradise." rachel, she didn't get a rose. the kiss count, the kiss count stops at eight. >> wow. >> yeah. he was kissing women with the same regularity as carolina was scoring touchdowns. >> nice. >> tell you what, next up, vamos, mexico. >> they go to mexico. >> analyst, out. >> all right. we've got get to mexico. get to location. he's got a week to figure it out. >> his lips were busy. even little ben got a kiss. >> good wrap-up. thank you so much, our senior "bachelor" analyst. next up, after all that, sofia vergara is suing a beauty company for $15 million. >> the "modern family" star
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concept where she did receive a skin-tightening massage back in 2014, even posting a photo of herself after getting the treatment with a poster of marilyn monroe looking on. >> since then she claims the company has been using that image without her permission and without paying her. and tmz is reporting that vergara wasn't even that happy with the treatment in the first place, describing it as a waste of money. >> i'd like to know how much that costs for the skin-tightening, just in case i know i friend. speaking of money, we're getting new details about that sparkly bolero jacket worn by sarah palin during donald trump's endorsement. >> that $695 jacket sold out at saks, amazon and ebay. it appeared tina fey got her hands on one spoofing "saturday
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>> it turns out not "saturday night live" could get one. they made one. a side-by-side comparison shows there was no difference. take a look. >> kudos to the amazing costume designers at "snl." look at them putting it together. >> you can't tell the difference at all. i would like to request from the "snl" crew one of those jackets. i'd love to wear it on set one day. >> we'll get you some paper clips and do the same thing. >> i'll take a makeshift creation from our staff here. >> coming up, looking for love less than three weeks. so we use k-y ultragel. it enhances my body's natural moisture 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 ultragel. [cough, cough] mike? janet? cough if you can hear me. don't even think about it. i took mucinex dm for my phlegmy cough. yeah...but what about mike? he has that dry scratchy thing going on. guess what? it works on his cough too. cough! guess what? it works on his cough too.
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like and left if it's a no-no. three using a new supersecret formula, a desirability rating. >> the desirability measure is a measure of the swipe right/swipe left ratio. >> reporter: they still show you potential matches based on interests, location, age, et cetera, but now the first ones league. with individuals who are also at >> how do you know this? >> i know everything. >> reporter: actually journalist austin carr uncovered the truth. one of the only people on earth who knows his rating. >> you get a sense of how many people are swiping right on you and how many are finding you desirable as a human being. >> reporter: tinder told austin his rating when he was writing about the app for the magazine "fast company." >> my score came out to 946. you know, i would like to think it's out of a scale of 1,000. that would make me feel a lot better. >> desirability is far more nuanced rather than whether someone is physically attractive
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>> reporter: the average, they say, is about 800, so chin up, austin, most of us will never know. >> tinder users do not learn their measure because it's constantly changing. >> reporter: would you want to know? would you? be honest. >> they're probably not rating him very well. >> reporter: nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> based on what i'm getting on this, this tinder. >> we did find your profile. we know you recently joined. we're going to pull it up. look at your hair profile. >> everybody would love that. >> that was back when you had hair. >> now, that would increase my desirability score way more than the one i'm using right now. >> really? a dead skunk on your head would increase your profile, your clickability, or what do they call it? likability? >> desirability. your wantability, your lustability. i just keep swiping, playing the numbers game, and it's not working. > how come nobody's matched with you? >> i don't know. >> is that a bad thing. >> there's got to be some desperate people out there. i'm going to keep my tinder profile for another half hour.
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we've got lots of updates and more news coming up from abc. >> announcer: this is abc "world news now" informing insomniacs
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for two decades. good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. here are some of the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." the democratic presidential candidates answered questions from iowa voters one week before the caucuses there. a new national poll indicates hillary clinton holding the lead, but she could lose the first two voting primaries. full details ahead. a texas grand jury has cleared planned parenthood of charges it sold organs from aborted fetuses, but the jury did vote to indict two anti-abortion activists who recorded secret videos purporting to show a discussion of the organ sales. a former prosecutor has been
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investigation into the water crisis in flint, michigan. the retired head of the fbi in detroit will also be part of that investigation. and their first set was a struggle. the second rather lopsided as serena williams defeated maria sharapova at the australian open today. williams moves onto the semifinals now. those are some of our top stories on this tuesday, january 26th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." we do say good morning to you on this tuesday morning. we're going to get started this half hour in iowa where the first american voters will get to say who they want to be the next president. >> and last night, the three democrats running for the office answered questions from iowa voters. abc's own liz kreutz was there and joins us from des moines. hey, liz, morning. >> reporter: reena and kendis,
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we're now less than one week away till the iowa caucus and the stakes could not be higher. after a day crisscrossing the state campaigning, the three democratic presidential candidates convened right here to lay out their final pitch to voters. overnight in iowa, the race heating up. >> leave me alone here. >> reporter: the democratic presidential hopefuls facing voters in a cnn town hall just seven days before the caucus. bernie sanders fielding questions on his health care plan and the economy. >> but just to be clear, you are going to raise taxes to do this? >> yes, we will raise -- we will raise the -- we will raise taxes. yes, we will. but also let us be clear, chris. we may raise taxes, but we are also going to eliminate private health insurance premiums for individuals and for business. >> reporter: he also didn't hold back when asked about his opponents. >> now, this calls for a standing-up response. that's all. >> okay. >> what do i think? let me just give you a couple of examples. the truth is that the most
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regarding foreign policy that we have seen in this country in modern history was the vote on the war in iraq. okay? that's the fact. i voted against the war in iraq. hillary clinton voted for the war in iraq. >> reporter: later hillary clinton, animated, energetic, confronted request questions over her honesty and her e-mails. >> i've heard from quite a few people my age that they think you're dishonest. but i'd like to hear from you on why you feel the enthusiasm isn't there. >> you know, look, i've been around a long time. people have thrown all kinds of things at me. and, you know, i can't keep up with it. i just keep going forward. they fall by the wayside. they come up with these outlandish things. they make these charges. i just keep going forward because there's nothing to it. >> reporter: but then a lighter moment when clinton was asked to respond to her opponent's new tv ad featuring simon and garfunkel.
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i loved it. and now, look, you campaign in poetry, you govern in prose. and we need a lot more poetry in this campaign. >> reporter: as you can tell, it is going to be a long six days here. it is a tight race and who wins is going to come down to turnout. the clinton and sanders campaigns are both planning big mobilization efforts to make sure their supporters are the ones who come out to caucus. reena and kendis? >> all right. our thanks to liz there in des moines this morning. thank you. in the meantime, the republican front-runner donald trump is using a new online ad to help make his final pitch. in it, he says pretty much every established power group there is is out to stop him. take a listen. >> the establishment, the media, the special interests, the lobbyists, the donors, they're all against me. i'm self-funding my campaign. i don't owe anybody anything.
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people to do a great job. they are really -- >> that's quite a close-up. trump is also threatening to boycott thursday's debate on fox if the network allows megyn kelly to be one of its moderators. he says kelly is unfair to him. so far the network is holding firm. a major change for juveniles being held in federal prison. president obama ordered young prisoners will no longer face the possibility of solitary confinement. in a "washington post" editorial, the president says that the change will affect some 10,000 prisoners now held in solitary. he says that he hopes the new rules will serve as a model for state and local prisons. going to move to some breaking news right now. a close call in the waters off south florida. 13 people have been rescued from a sinking yacht. the coast guard says the 106-foot boat started taking on water 13 miles off the coast of ft. lauderdale. all of the passengers were able to get on board the coast guard ship that arrived to help. it appears a mechanical problem may have caused the yacht to
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turning to the weather now, some 80 million of us digging out from the blizzard of 2016. even many city streets are still blocked by all that snow and many school districts closed again today. so are the federal government with more, here's abc's gio benitez. >> reporter: in new york city, even the snowplows reeling from that record-breaking snow. >> we've got finish this job and get it done. still buried. >> i don't know why they forgot about us. >> reporter: 80 million people in all impacted by that massive winter storm. baltimore seeing its biggest storm on record. glenn gary, west virginia, blasted with 42 inches. in nearby martinsburg, 40 inches. in newark, new jersey, a record-breaking 28.1 inches fell. >> this is not right. they're not cleaning the streets they're not doing anything. >> reporter: the heavy snow caving in roofs, like this church in chester county, pennsylvania. this apartment complex in virginia. and in new york city, five
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seriously. >> and you stop for rest so you don't get too tired. >> oh, no, not at my age. >> reporter: up and down the east coast, hundreds of accidents since saturday's storm hit. that 85-mile stretch of pennsylvania turnpike finally reopened after more than 500 cars got stuck for hours. this church group making due too, celebrating mass in the snow. and the problem here, just take a look. some streets here in new york still haven't been plowed. many people here say they've never seen this much snow. gio benitez, abc news, queens, new york. >> wow. and with no school, no work and not much else open in washington, d.c., the nation's capital is turning to its most beloved resident. >> we're talking about giant panda tian-tian. not disappointing anyone. a sequel to his viral video from the weekend. at least someone in washington is enjoying the weather. look at that. the national zoo still closed though. but there's always the panda cam and videos like this one. the earlier video got more than
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watching tian-tian roll in the snow. >> it's calming. isn't it? >> it's funny. i don't know if it's because -- in china, they're not used to the snow, right? pandas, it's hot. bamboo. so tian-tian is like, what is it up with this, right? >> it's what? >> it's colder? >> yeah, okay. they are used to snow. >> excuse me. the florida girl misspoke. >> we just found out from our beijing bureau. >> our beijing bureau. bob woodruff is over there. coming up, getting out of debt, for so many americans it can feel like a daunting challenge. abc's rebecca jarvis will talk with one expert who's been there and done that with her own getting out of debt road map. >> how did i not know that pandas are not used to snow? later, you can find love, your own love. why not hire cupid yourself? an old world idea of matchmaking updated for today's singles. but first, a look at today's highs across the country. >> great falls is back. 42, that is balmy.
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and i enjoy it. feel the difference with k-y ultragel. >> pretty impressed. >> a little q-tip. i think it was bonita applebaum. that would be great. >> i have no idea what you're talking about. okay. so you may think you live alone or with just your family, but you're wrong. a new study finds that humans share their homes with hundreds of species of bugs, flies, >> ugh! >> and more. >> this is a study of 50 homes near raleigh, north carolina. they found more than 100 species per house. the good news, most of the benign. >> that's gross.
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>> what in the world? i just kind of looked up in the monitor and saw this. >> you can't even joke around about that, guys. >> what does a tribe called quest have to do with that? >> they're bugging out. >> oh, bugging out. >> stop! >> had to get her to jump. bugging out, okay. and then the other thing is in the chat notes here from the producer, i'm sure this is from matt, the technical terms for bugs is anthropods. people who study them are etymologists which has nothing to do with entenmann's cookies. what? we move on. >> yeah. forget about an easy commute. proximity to parks or good schools. having the right supermarket nearby may be the key to a home's value. a new study finds homes within a mile of trader joe's or whole foods are worth twice as much as the national average. and within two years of a trader joe's opening nearby, home prices surged 10% more than in
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>> but not whole foods? >> they didn't look into that. equity in your home is great, but it doesn't help your personal balance sheet if you're mired in debt. >> that's true. and for many americans, climbing out of debt can feel like an impossible challenge, but it doesn't always have to be. here now is rebecca jarvis. >> reporter: ever wonder what a shark would say is the best way for you to build wealth right now? ask shark kevin o'leary and he'll tell you. >> saving money is the key to long-term success. if i was in debt, i would do whatever it takes to save all my napkins when i went to a fast food restaurant so i didn't have to buy them. it's extreme but it's important. debt is a killer. >> reporter: one in three american households lives paycheck to paycheck with the averere home carrying $130,000 in debt. tiffany, otherwise known as the budgetnista, says she began her climb out of deep debt when she had no job. >> i was a preschool teacher and then i lost my job.
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$300,000 in debt at the time? >> yes. >> reporter: the key, says tiffany, to getting rid of that $300,000 in debt was cutting back on housing costs. first, moving in with her parents, then friends. >> a lot of my friends thought i was crazy. >> reporter: she also used the website magnify money to identify zero interest rate credit cards to transfer her existing card balances to that involved no fees. that enabled her to pay down her credit card debt considerably faster. today tiffany is out of her economic hole. the owner of a successful financial advising business and using hard-earned savings to travel the world. what's the listen you want people to take away from your story? >> if i can do it, dig my way out, then honestly, anyone can do it. >> reporter: rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. i love that she was able to dig herself out. >> yeah. and her advice, of course, only works if you're single. families can't as readily move in with their parents. or hopefully not.
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i've always told my husband, we're going to move in with my parents if we ever -- >> with the in-laws? >> yeah. it's a great motivator. >> but to move in with your parents and friends -- >> you got to put your pride out of the way when you need to get your debt in order. that's the message from reena this morning. >> financial advisor reena ninan. >> don't trust my financial -- coming up, when you're looking for love, it keeps taking you to all the wrong places. >> how the old-world idea of matchmaking is enjoying a new resurgence among today's modern singles. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now"
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. well, a heart health warning for women. a new statement from the american heart association says symptoms that can signal the need for immediate medical attention are different in women than in men. women may be more likely to have unusual symptoms such as shortness of breath, nausea or vomiting and back or neck pain. the statement goes on to say that women are also less likely to receive clot-bursting medication once they get to the hospital. so let's turn now to a matter of the heart and the age-old struggle for many who are looking for love. >> and in today's increasingly hectic world, modern singles are finding growing difficulty in finding the one. with more and more turning to a new take on an old world idea of matchmaking.
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linzie janis. >> reporter: while millionaire matchmaker patti stanger has famously found love for the rich -- >> meet my millionaires. >> reporter: you could say anna is more a thousand dollar matchmaker. her matchmaking costs 3500 bucks for three months or up to $5,000 for half the year. at the point they're willing to pay $3,500, are they desperate? >> i had that same question when i started this job and i have not yet met a desperate person. >> reporter: you've not met a single desperate person? >> no. >> reporter: you haven't met a woman with the biological clock that's ticking, desperate to meet a man inside a year? no? >> we do not promise deadlines. people that we're working with normally have a lot going on in their lives that they're happy with and it's just this one missing piece. >> reporter: she works for the national matchmaking company three-day rule, jokingly named
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movie "swingers." >> i used to wait two days to call anybody. now it's like everyone in town waits two days. so i think three days is kind of mine. what do you think? >> two is enough not to look anxious. >> reporter: what are some common problems you're seeing with people coming in who haven't been successful dating on their own? >> i think modern dating is challenging. the system itself, it's great how many options we have these days with apps and websites, but it also leads to a bit of dating a.d.d. sometimes. >> reporter: she and her colleague, heather, only take on eight new paying clients a month. >> are you guys single, by any chance? >> reporter: those who don't pay to become clients end up part of three-day rule's free pool of lower priority potential matches. >> hi. >> hi. >> are you emily? >> yes. >> so nice to meet you. i'm anna. >> reporter: on this day, anna meets with a potential new client named anna lisa. >> i'm totally going to spill this. >> i had been on a couple tinder dates and just like wasn't finding what i was looking for. some of them were just like bad. >> yeah.
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>> i'm sorry. >> reporter: they spend more than an hour going through anna lisa's relationship history, profile and dating desires. >> how tall are you? >> like 5'2 1/2". >> i'm give it to you. >> 5.3" on a good day. >> how about religion. is that a part of your life? >> yes, i'm a christian. i try to go to church every sunday. >> do you smoke at all? >> no, that's a deal breaker. >> reporter: in the end, anna lisa decides to give the free database of singles a try. >> i'm excited. after like talking with anna, i was just like, there are a lot of things that i am like looking for so i just feel like it's nice to have somebody else take that difficult part out. >> reporter: she won't be guaranteed any dates, but if she eventually decides to pay up, anna will be there to help her get to happily ever after. for "nightline," i'm linzie janis in chicago. >> what do you think?
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i can't keep my hands to myself my hands to myself can't keep my hands to myself my hands to myself this next story is not about keeping your hands to yourself. there's a new gym in austin, texas, where young people are building more than just muscle. >> they're focusing on at-risk youth helping them build up their bodies and their minds to help them rebid their lives. nicole rosales of kvuw has the story. >> reporter: this isn't your typical gym. yes, they have dumbbells, speed
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that sets them apart. >> this is a professional arm wrestling team here in austin. >> reporter: bone breaker bar bell is a new kind of fitness center started with big bald mike. he along with arm wrestling professionals have joined together to help kick start pulling for the future, a group of troubles youth overcoming addiction. >> learning respect for themself and their opponent. >> reporter: teams from a drug and alcohol radio bill tags center will have a chance to train with the top coaches in the state, all in exchange for good grades and behavior. >> showing them how to use their strength and help other people. >> reporter: 14-year-old destiny sanchez has been competing in arm wrestling for years. she says it's important for kids to have an outlet. >> having something to do to get your mind off everything that you're going through at home or whatever, it's good for you. it's good for your health. >> reporter: jarod holds multiple national titles.
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regulations involved. >> most people think of arm wrestling as a bar room sport. it can't be further from the truth. >> it's setup, it's technique, it's speed. >> reporter: big bald mike believes its their chance to become role models and inspire teens to make a difference. >> you did something right. you were consistent. you were transparent. you let others know what you were doing. as a result, you have your dream. >> reporter: in austin, nicole rosales, nightbeat. >> i would do whatever big bald mike tells me to do. he's a big man. >> do you know he's vegan? he lost -- seriously, he's vegan and he lost 150 pounds when he kind of hit rock bottom and he decided to stop eating animal protein. >> whoa. >> i also, on the other hand, always eat an protein when i'm buffing up for the miss universe pa gent. >> i've met a number of questionable women in thailand that look like that with those arms. you want to go at it? >> are you ready?
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you're going down. this morning on "world news now," presidential hopefuls making their final pitch. >> the democrats taking the stage last night. clinton and sanders energized in front of the iowa crowd, while donald trump takes a break from the hawkeye state with less than a week to the caucuses. breaking overnight -- more than a dozen rescued at sea as a yacht sinks off the coast of florida. the coast guard jumping into action with the 100-foot boat taking on water. road rage caught on camera. two drivers going at it with bats in the middle of the road. the violent scene playing out in
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relentlessly attack each other. and the super bowl match-up. the old guard versus the new. preparations under way right now for the big game. and the average price of a ticket just to see peyton versus cam, oh, and coldplay as well, and beyonce. it is tuesday, january 26th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." hey, everyone. good morning. it is getting down to the wire. >> yes, the super bowl is almost here. >> i wasn't referring to that, but you're probably right, too. >> yes. the super bowl of politics. let's say maybe a week from today we might know from right now who won the caucuses. remember four years ago, it took awhile before iowa decided the results with rick santorum. but it is really exciting. we've been talking about it for so long. >> looking forward to having chinese that night. >> really? why, is that a tradition? >> it's a tradition. i always like to watch the night before, you know. >> okay. >> it's going to be a long night for us.
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down before we get to the broadcast, we'll have all the latest stuff. >> exactly. and some politicians might be eating some crow that night after the results. >> well said. >> but like we were saying, six days and counting. it is crunch time for many of the candidates. and the first voters will be heard in iowa next monday. >> last night the three democrats vying for their support answered their questions and made their final pitch. >> nationally, a new poll shows hillary clinton with 52%. vote ahead of bernie sanders by double digits. he's at 38%. while martin o'malley at just 2%. >> but clinton could lose in the first two contests and that could injure her long-term prospects. abc's kenneth moton has the latest from the campaign trail. >> reporter: with one week to go before they face the iowa caucus voters for the first time, the three democratic candidates for president appeared one by one at an iowa town hall hosted by cnn. some polls have bernie sanders edging out hillary clinton. >> establishment politics is
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we need bold changes. we need a political revolution. >> reporter: though >> reporter: though statistically out of the running, martin o'malley isn't breaking stride. >> i need the o'malley supporters out there to hold strong and move forward like iowa does. >> reporter: and clinton still the front-runner nationally but she needs every vote she can get in the hawkeye state. >> i've been on the front lines of change and progress since i was your age. i have been fighting to give kids and women and the people who are left out and left behind a chance to make the most out of their own lives. >> reporter: the gop front-runner had his attention on new hampshire. >> we love new hampshire. good evening. >> reporter: the granite state's primary is in two weeks. >> and, you know, my new battle is with a gentleman named ted cruz. >> reporter: in iowa recent polls have trump leading cruz. >> 177 hours. that's how long we've got till the iowa caucuses.
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are rolling in for the candidates. the most recent former texas governor and gop candidate rick perry endorses ted cruz. reena and kendis? >> thank you, kenneth. we'll get to breaking news right now coming from south florida where some 13 people have been rescued from a sinking yacht. the coast guard says the 106-foot boat started taking on this is at ft. lauderdale. all passengers were able to get aboard the coast guard ship that arrived to help. it appears a mechanical problem may have caused the yacht to sink. more than 40 deaths have been reported from this weekend's blizzard. residents up and down the east coast are still digging out. watch as the snow buries the cars in this northern virginia parking lot. we're talking 24 to 30 inches of snow fell in the region. schools are closed for another day in washington, baltimore, as well as philly and suburban communities. federal offices will again be closed todayed in nation's capital. but in new york city, roads in
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other boroughs and suburbs still need work, causing tempers to flare. >> this is not right. they're not cleaning the streets. they're not doing anything. >> i didn't think it was going to be this bad. like, no transportation, really? like, not everybody has a car. >> it may be days before all public transportation is rolling again. warmer temperatures over the next few days may help the cause there. so air travel is still a mess after the storm. hundreds of flights are already canceled for today and more than 1600 flights were canceled yesterday and 2,000 delayed. united airlines has the most headaches. it has hubs in newark and washington dulles airport. the problems in the east affect flights all across the country as planes and crews are stuck in the wrong places. there's a new ruling in the legal battle between detroit and its teachers. teachers protested outside the courtroom where a judge later denied the system's request for a restraining order to keep teachers from participating in sickouts. have staged several sickouts to draw attention to poor
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a new hearing is set for february. elsewhere in that state, the governor of michigan may be forced to reveal more details about his handling of the water crisis in flint. governor rick snyder's e-mails and other communications have been subpoenaed as part of a class-action suit. abc's alex perez reports on the investigation into the crisis is heating up. >> reporter: the michigan attorney general announcing an independent team is now leading an investigation into the mishandling of the water crisis in flint. water, he admits, remains unsafe. >> i would certainly not bathe a newborn child or a young infant in this bad water. >> reporter: a warning the family of 2-year-old sincere smith wishes they would have had sooner. that rash on the toddler's face, his mother says, caused by bathing in the lead-contaminated water. these heart-breaking images. some children in tears, as they lined up with their families to
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and the anger here only growing as monthly water bills continue to roll in. >> we're paying for this water. and this water is poison. >> reporter: alex perez, abc news, chicago. clean-up is under way in philadelphia after hundreds of gallons of home heating oil spilled in the schuylkill river. the river runs through the center of philadelphia. more than 4,000 gallons spilled from a tank. most onto land. but about 200 gallons of so-called red-dye fuel went into the water. the city says there is no threat to the water supply. the two wildfires that burned in northern california last fall did at least $1 billion in damage. this is according to the latest estimate from the state department of insurance. the price tag does not include damage to community infrastructures and utilities. the valley fire destroyed nearly 2,000 structures. the butte fire burned about 800 homes and businesses. in the meantime, indiana's
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objections law, remember that? well, it may have cost the state about $60 million in lost revenue. this is all from a tourist industry group that says a dozen conventions picked cities other than indianapolis, all of that because of their uproar over the law. now, critics say the law makes it okay to discriminate against gays based on religious objections. even darth vader isn't all that bad. hard to believe? >> yeah. >> well, the star wars villains you see there and storm troopers delivered a new hope to a fourth grader in nebraska. this is albert gonzalez who was born without an arm, but limitless technology, a nonprofit organization, arranged for replacement limb at no charge. >> very cool. so, it was made with a 3d printer. >> crazy, huh? >> darth was accompanied by members of the legions central garrison of storm troopers. you know them, of course. >> of course. >> and after the assembly, they and alvin showed off the arm to his classmates. i was reading some of the comments about this.
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nice and all, but what about that black droid? i guess that's not a common one? >> the what? >> the droid over there. >> oh, i didn't even see that. >> is that a common one? i have no idea. >> that looks like skeletor. are we going old school? quloo you're going to he-man? >> he-man. i couldn't remember the show. >> 30-year-olds are, like, what are they talking about? >> i have the power! >> oh, my god. she-ra! coming up in "the mix," breaking down the strangest laws that still exist. >> like, why aren't we talking about thundercats. that was a better cartoon. first, the nurse faking cancer, going to great lengths to garner sympathy and money.
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professionals in their own tanks. a couple things about this. a couple things about this. this is not a scene from he-man or skeletor. nor is it from florida. a driver whipped out his camera and captured an ugly road rage incident in austin, texas. wow. video shows a man wielding a baseball bat confronting the driver of a pickup truck who grabs a pole.
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warriors. the conflict seems to be winding down, but it's a good thing they >> this could have been incredibly ugly. this would freak me out. freak me out. well, anyway, a georgia nurse is facing charges for faking a cancer diagnosis to scam donations. investigates say mary bennett used her medical training to quings potential donors that she had stage four ovarian cancer. they say she used the donations to fund trips around the southeast, including one to new orleans to meet ventriloquist jeff dunham. kurt held a fund-raising dinner for bennett. >> i couldn't believe it. for days i still couldn't believe it. but now i believe it. >> bennett has been charged with theft and forgery. okay. so in jail this morning two would-be carjackers in florida who tangled with the wrong
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>> we showed you that amazing video last week. it was of a mom fighting off three people trying to steal her car with her kids inside. now in an abc news exclusive, she's telling her story with our dpee gio benitez. >> reporter: a trip to the gas station turning into a heroic moment for a florida mother. watch as angie fights off two armed men as they allegedly try to steal her car while her children sit inside. >> he got in the car. >> reporter: she was traveling to miami with her 1-year-old daughter and 7-year-old son when she stopped to get gas. while at the pump, police say these two men, juan carlos gonzalez and nicholas rosato, tried to carjack her. >> i was just thinking that he's going to take it and the kids are in there. >> reporter: that's when she sprang into action. a security camera at the gas station capturing it all. the protective mother sprinting around to the driver's side door, diving into the car after one of the men, pulling him out of the vehicle and stripping off his mask.
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then seen running off camera, allegedly fleeing the scene in a getaway car. >> i didn't even think about the guns. i didn't think about what they were going to do to me or what they could have done to me. i just thought about getting the kids out. >> reporter: her son evan watching the whole thing from the backseat. >> my mom was yelling at him. saying, get out of the car, get out of the car, get out of the car right now. >> reporter: the suspects spotted by police less than a mile from the gas station. authorities arresting the two men and their alleged getaway driver, identified by police as rebecca utria. the trio facing charges for attempted armed carjacking and eluding police. gio benitez, abc news, new york. >> terrifying. one was as young as 17 years old. they say that one of the tips are maybe park in the center lane when you go to the gas station because it's harder for them to get around. but i -- you know, as a mom, i hope that i would have instincts. people say, you shouldn't do this. but when your kids are in the backseat, you'd do anything to
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>> she ran on instincts. should point out one of the suspects has been released from jail. a frightening encounter, indeed, there. do you leave your kid in the car when you go inside? >> oh, gosh, no. i never do that. i -- no. i don't go at night, too. i find -- just a personal thing. i just don't go at night. but they also happen during the day, so -- >> never know. coming up in our next half hour, the emergency playing out on the west coast. take a look at these cliffside houses teetering on the brink in danger of falling over the edge at any moment. where police have been going door to door, telling residents to leave before it's too late. first, what's being called the super bowl for the ages. the young star up against an all-time favorite. will there be a fairytale ending? you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now"
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so while the panthers and broncos practice for super bowl 50, san francisco drivers are practicing their patience. many streets in downtown san francisco are closed for construction of super bowl city and other preparations for the football championship. traffic will be a mess for the next two weeks. mind you, san francisco is something like 40 minutes away from where the game is being played. carolina panthers fans, however, can't get enough of the super bowl. some stores in charlotte opened up early yesterday morning so fans could buy nfc championship gear. and the people were out in force at 6:00 a.m. souvenirs for the very hot nfl team have been big sellers all season long. >> i would imagine so.
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cheap either. geekseat says the average ticket price right now is more than $5300. that's the most it would weeks before a super bowl in six years. the highest was less than $4,000 but prices usually drop as the game approaches but not always. do you get them now? dpou get them later? i guess if you're going to go, you need to get your tickets. >> yeah, or you could wait around and see. all of that just to see coldplay. amazing. >> oh, come on. >> when the denver broncos face off, of course, against the carolina panthers in less than two weeks, it's a match-up that will bridge two generations together. >> the two quarterbacks facing off against each other, a young star and an all-time favorite. here now is abc's ryan schmidt. >> denver wins it. >> reporter: super bowl 50 will be a game for the ages. >> they take him down. >> reporter: 39-year-old peyton manning, the oldest quarterback ever to start in a super bowl. >> here comes cam. >> reporter: taking on 26-year-old cam newton, making his debut there.
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superman reputation with an awe-inspiring game. >> he is in for the touchdown! >> reporter: and manning surviving an epic nailbiter against legendary rival tom brady. >> this is a sweet day, a sweet victory. >> reporter: but manning may be feeling his age. espn has seen firsthand how excruciating it is for manning just to take off his equipment. >> after games, he's often in so much pain that someone is helping him sort of yank his cleats off one inch at a time. >> reporter: that led to talk this super bowl may be manning's last game. with his son marshall at his side. >> yeah, just a few minutes. >> reporter: and silently stealing the show. manning wouldn't predict his future. but a win in the super bowl could make for a storybook ending on football's greatest ryan smith, abc news, new york. >> and some time for some
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>> now that's a different type didn't go that far into the books. in connecticut, a pickle cannot legally be a pickle unless it bounces. it's too cold in connecticut. those folks have too much time >> who knew there were pickle laws. we were talking about the big super bowl match-up that's going to involve the patriots versus the cardinals in two weeks in san francisco. oh, wait. that's how these guys thought it would be. >> oh, now. >> this one fan, patriots fan, burke o'connell, decided he would get a tattoo before the championship game on sunday, saying the patriots win super bowl 50. >> no. >> and then there's jose. the cardinals fan. yeah, super bowl 50 with the cardinals. that can't be undone. >> oh, it can be. of course it -- >> it can be undone but it's a little embarrassing. but those were -- they were
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>> it's like you're jinxing your yourself, right? you're jinxing your team, folks. it could be their fault they didn't make it. >> exactly. >> i would not make it public. >> it wasn't the kicker's fault for patriots fans. it was that guy, burke. you know, airbnb has very interesting properties. have you ever used that site? >> absolutely. >> apparently there was an igloo. they had 27 inches in new york, right? but in brooklyn in particular, there's a group of guys, 28-year-old art director patrick horton, built an igloo and put it up on airbnb, $200 a night. apparently they must not have had a good heating system because airbnb bounced them saying it had to be removed from the search. it does not meet occupancy and had to be removed. >> it would have been accepted if it was in williamsburg, brooklyn, but it wasn't. >> check this out. it's so cute. this kid from childbirth nearly, he's had this little ducky beaker with him. he's now become part of the
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dad bought beaker one day when he went out to get food. look at that. >> adorable. i want a beaker now.
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his first word was duck. this morning on this morning on "world news now," blizzard blockage. this morning on "world news now," blizzard blockage. days after the big storm, plenty of residents and travelers still stuck. streets unplowed, flights canceled and schools and offices shut down. we're going to have an update with the latest. back-to-back -- hillary clinton and bernie sanders making their case for the white house overnight. the iowa town hall as the primary race narrows. new this half hour, brink of disaster. >> the california town in crisis, cliff erosion threatening to send buildings into the ocean. residents literally on edge.
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four of "the bachelor," which takes a detour through las vegas with ben standing at an altar in a tux. what really went down and who's the new front-runner? we'll have a full report in "the skinny." it is tuesday, january 26th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> i'll tell you, i needed a shower after watching "the bachelor." >> oh, no, was it -- >> don't you think, jack? >> you weren't the only one. >> exactly. it was a pretty saucy episode. and they say ben is boring? well, ben. >> he was hardly that. >> yeah, he was hardly that. he knew how to party. >> how can you be boring in vegas? >> exactly. >> even i would put my books down. >> and that anchorwoman, whoo. >> oh, we're going to hear more about the anchorwoman. >> we'll hear more about the anchorwoman. >> you take an anchorwoman to vegas, you never know if she'll come back. >> they get anchored there and just turn loopy. >> did they get to see j.lo, at least?
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at the time. but i'm sure they saw some other shows. >> vegas doesn't have to deal with the blizzard clean-up we're dealing with on the east coast. >> no, not at all. >> another day off for washington students, baltimore, philly and their suburbs. >> that's because so many streets are still not plowed and travel is limited. new york city schools, by the way, will be open again. outside manhattan driving can also be a problem. mass transit is resuming but is still fairly limited. >> federal government offices are closed again today in washington. more than 40 deaths have been blamed on the storm from accidents, snow shoveling, heart attacks, even carbon monoxide, and hundreds of flights have already been canceled today. >> the problem for the airlines is that planes and crews that are needed in unaffected parts of the country may be stranded here. the hardest-hit airline is united, which has two hubs in the region, newark and washington dulles airport. washington is having trouble de-icing -- or digging out, rather. more from abc's david kerley.
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front-end loaders, trucks, even railyard plows are still working to reopen the capital. >> we are still in a snow emergency. >> reporter: washington looking like a ghost town. some highways, single-lane trenches. in the suburbs, officials say it could be wednesday before residents see a plow on their street. >> it's a mess. total mess. >> reporter: it has been a mess in the skies, too. more than 1,600 flight cancellations as planes started flying and passengers returned to airports. in chicago, juan reyes' first flight was set for saturday. >> that was canceled. and they rebooked me on sunday. that was canceled >> reporter: some of the snow from the historic storm now being melted at reagan national. this is what that deserted airport looked like in the middle of the blizzard saturday. a day later, sunshine and heavy machinery. these crews are working to clear a foot and a half of snow from the equivalent of 200 miles of roadway to get aircraft like this back in the air. runways clear, but service will
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two. so this city will come back to some life on tuesday with commuters coming back in to the district of columbia, but don't expect it to be a smooth commute. david kerley, abc news, washington. >> thank you so much, david. all that snow is making it difficult for firefighters. in baltimore last night, they had to slog through snow-covered streets to battle a raging row house fire. the narrow street in front of that house completely blocked by snow up to 5 feet deep. no way for fire trucks to get close. the house appeared to be destroyed and other homes nearby suffered smoke damage. it does seem as if the presidential campaign has gone on forever, but next monday the first voters will finally have their say at the iowa caucuses. last night, the three democratic candidates took part in a town hall in iowa. bernie sanders was asked a big question people have when they hear he is a socialist. >> but just to be clear, you are going to raise taxes to do this.
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we will raise the -- we will raise taxes, yes, we will. but also let us be clear, chris. we may raise taxes, but we are also going to eliminate private health insurance premiums for individuals and for businesses. >> all right. next question -- >> hillary clinton, this was kind of awkward, was asked about sanders' inspiring new tv ads, including the one that uses simon and garfunkel's wonderful song "america." here is her answer. >> you campaign in poetry, you govern in prose. we need a lot more poetry in this campaign and in our country so i applaud that. i love the feeling. i love the energy. i, obviously, respect senator sanders greatly and appreciate what he has done in this campaign. but i believe that i'm the better person to be the democratic nominee and to be the president and commander in chief of the country. >> that's what you called a
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martin o'malley, by the way, is pitching himself as a candidate for the party's future, but if he doesn't get enough votes at next week's caucuses, his supporters will have to switch to one of the others. >> decision day coming around. meanwhile, republican donald trump is threatening to boycott thursday's debate on the fox network. the front-runner is demanding that anchor megyn kelly be removed as a moderator. trump, you'll remember, tangled with kelly during the last fox debate. he says she isn't fair to him. so far fox is holding firm reminding trump even if he's president, he won't get to pick the journalists. thaw is true. >> true. so, a key law enforcement official in europe is warning that isis is planning another large-scale attack on european cities similar to the one in paris. the official said this was part of the terror group's new combat style capability to carry out large attacks. those attacks will focus primarily on soft targets because of the impact that it generates.
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says isis has created a whole industry out of the production of fake passports. the french interior minister claims isis got blank passports from its operations in libya, syria and iraq. last month, abc news reported that u.s. intelligence suspected isis had acquired thousands of blank syrian passports and at least one passport printing machine after taking over government offices in syria. now to the hunt for those dangerous escapees in southern california. sheriff's officials in orange county say they believe the three men are still in the area because of their close ties to local gangs. and they're pleading for anyone with information to come, forward. here's abc's kayna whitworth. >> reporter: the manhunt intensifying for those three escaped inmates now on the run. police say the three men cut through metal grates in their cell, making their way through plumbing pipes to the roof. there, they rappelled down the side of the jail using that rope made from bed sheets. >> we think that it would be
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in there not to know what was going on. >> reporter: you can see in this surveillance video a shadowy figure and a flicker. they believe that's one of the men on the roof. the fugitives, accused of violent crimes from murder to attempted murder, kidnapping and torture. they were last seen at the maximum security jail near dawn on friday, but weren't discovered missing until late that evening. once they escaped, they found themselves here. a densely populated area full of government buildings and neighborhoods. authorities saying they think the men are still somewhere in southern california. >> we feel that they may be embedded somewhere in the community. >> reporter: but authorities are worried that people in that community might be too fearful to come forward. kayna whitworth, santa ana, california. turning to sports, serena williams is heading to the semifinals of the australian open. she defeated fifth-seeded maria sharapova in straight sets earlier today, 6-4, 6-1. the first set was neck and neck. williams breezed through the
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williams has won their last 18 matches. also note, in the last six times that williams as qualified, has won a quarterfinal at the australian open, she's gone on to win the tournament. so we wish her good luck. >> so, she just needs this and three more. >> there you go. do the math for us. all right. so speaking of sports, the seventh place finisher at a half marathon in alabama never bothered to register before the race. ludivine somehow escaped her backyard and made her way to the starting line and ran the entire 13.1-mile course. oh, my god. look at the dog. >> there's good reason. the 2 1/2-year-old hound dog had no trouble keeping up with the pack. isn't that clever writing? the pack? her time was a little over an hour and a half and marathon officials awarded her a medal on a ribbon just like the other finishers. >> ah. how do you only come in seventh? >> seventh?
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finished the marathon. >> well, that's true. but i would think that a dog would be faster than us. all right. coming up -- a california city on edge. take a look at this building right here. hanging off the side of the cliff. as the earth gives out to erosion. what's being done to try and prevent a disaster. and in "the skinny," sofia vergara suing a beauty company. what she's saying they did without her consent. but first, kendis, why don't you do the honors? >> really? >> great falls isn't even up there. there's no love for great falls up there today. >> there's rain in some parts. >> why did max take it off? >> we should go to orlando. 74. >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by mucinex dm.mucinex dm.janet? cough if you can hear me. don't even think about it. i took mucinex dm for my phlegmy cough. yeah...but what about mike? he has that dry scratchy thing going on. guess what? it works on his cough too. cough! guess what? it works on his cough too.
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a physicia a physician's assistant from atlanta has been killed while on vacation in the caribbean. investigators on the island of grenada say jessica colker was stabbed to death as she walked a beach and her husband was able to escape the attack. reports say a recently released ex-con is being questioned by police. back here at home, a crisis is playing out on the west coast as dozens of cliff-side homes literally teeter on the brink of disaster. >> crashing waves and powerful rain from el nino are accelerating the erosion of a coastal wall in the neighborhood outside of san francisco. abc's neal karlinksky has the latest. >> reporter: el nino's fury putting lives at risk. a drone capturing that dramatic moment as part of this hillside outside of san francisco shears off, putting apartment buildings and homes in danger. >> people's houses are now on the edge of the cliff.
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storms and high surf pounding the coastline here. the new worry as officials ask roughly 100 homeowners to move out, fearing their apartment building could now be at risk, too. >> we've been losing four or five feet a week in the past couple of weeks here. >> reporter: one of the things they're trying to do to help these people is put these huge boulders in place to block some of the waves and erosion, but it's just not enough. many people who live in the apartments teetering on the edge are not at all happy about being asked to leave. neal karlinksky, abc news. >> pictures near san francisco. when we come back, "the bachelor" takes a detour inside a las vegas wedding chapel. our senior "bachelor" analyst will have a full rundown. >> "the skinny" up next. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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abc stations. skinny so skinny time now for "the skinny." topping our headlines this morning, week four of "the bachelor" takes a detour to las vegas. >> joining us with the details is "world news now" senior "bachelor" analyst jack sheahan. >> hello. >> you out of breath? >> single rose this week. it's raining here. let's get right to it. 14 women started this week. vegas, baby, vegas. one-on-one date.
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start off too well. the helicopter there blew over their table. but once they got going, they really got going. you know, a little helicopter ride around kind of thing. folks, jojo is in it for the long run. jojo gets the rose. moving on. the group date. this was a talent show. maybe we should say lack thereof. there was dancing. there was cello playing. > nice. >> there was all sorts of other stuff going on. but olivia was the star, the unwilling star i would say. >> is that a talent? >> it was supposed -- allegedly a talent. this was no doubt the most cringe-worthy moment of the season so far. probably in like a decade or so of "bachelor," "bachelorette" and "bachelor in paradise" material. this was absolutely horrible.
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unfortunately, afterwards, she overcame a panic attack. olivia actually got the rose. moving on, becca one-on-one date with ben. they started out there in the little white chapel. ben got down on one knee. >> no. >> just kidding. >> they -- he got down on one knee and then -- >> he got down on one knee. he was in a tux. ben has been ordained so he can carry out these wedding things. that's what he did. it was really nice. becca we should say gets the rose. then the two-on-one date. you know that there are these twins. >> who doesn't like twins? >> emily and haley. they're actually from vegas. they took a limo out to see their mom. they had some time. they're talking to ben. you get the idea. see, the thing is, there was both of them in the limo on the way to mom's house. >> uh-huh. and? >> only one of them went back. >> that's cruel. >> haley, thanks but no thanks.
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the nitty gritty. in the rose ceremony, excuse me, 11 women got roses. there was also -- obviously, haley's gone. amber didn't get a rose. better luck on "bachelor in paradise." rachel, she didn't get a rose. the kiss count, the kiss count stops at eight. >> wow. >> yeah. he was kissing women with the same regularity as carolina was scoring touchdowns. >> nice. >> tell you what, next up, vamos, mexico. >> they go to mexico. >> analyst, out. >> all right. he's got to get to mexico. he's got a week to figure it out. >> his lips were busy. even little ben got a kiss. >> good wrap-up. thank you so much, our senior "bachelor" analyst. next up, after all that, sofia vergara is suing a beauty company for $15 million. >> the "modern family" star
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concept where she did receive a skin-tightening massage back in 2014, even posting a photo of herself getting the treatment with a poster marilyn monroe looking on. >> since then she claims the company has been using that image without her permission and without paying her. and tmz is reporting that vergara wasn't even that happy with the treatment in the first place, describing it as a waste of money. >> i'd like to know how much that costs for the skin-tightening, just in case i know a friend. know i friend. speaking of money, we're getting new details about that sparkly bolero jacket worn by sarah palin during donald trump's endorsement. >> that $695 jacket sold out at saks, amazon and ebay. within hours of palin's endorsement. it appeared tina fey got her hands on one for her appearance spoofing palin on "saturday night live." >> it turns out not "saturday night live" could get one. they made one. a side-by-side comparison shows there was no difference. take a look. >> look at that. >> kudos to the amazing costume
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like and left if it's a no-no. three using a new supersecret formula, a desirability rating. >> the desirability measure is a measure of the swipe right/swipe left ratio. >> reporter: they still show you potential matches based on interests, location, age, et cetera, but now the first ones you see will be folks in your league. >> individuals are presented with individuals who are also at their same level of rating. >> how do you know this? >> i know everything. >> reporter: actually journalist austin carr uncovered the truth. one of the only people on earth who knows his rating. >> you get a sense of how many people are swiping right on you and how many are finding you desirable as a human being. >> reporter: tinder told austin about the app for the magazine "fast company." >> my score came out to 946. you know, i would like to think that would make me feel a lot better. nuanced rather than whether someone is physically attractive
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>> reporter: the average, they say, is about 800, so chin up, austin, most of us will never know. >> tinder users do not learn their measure because it's constantly changing. >> reporter: would you want to know? would you? be honest. >> they're probably not rating him very well. >> reporter: nick watt, abc news, los angeles. >> based on what i'm getting on this, this tinder. >> we did find your profile. we know you recently joined. we're going to pull it up. >> everybody would love that. >> that was back when you had hair. >> now, that would increase my desirability score way more than the one i'm using right now. >> really? a dead skunk on your head would increase your profile, your clickability, or what do they call it? likability? >> desirability. your wantability, your lustability. i just keep swiping, playing the numbers game, and it's not working. > how come nobody's matched with you? >> i don't know. >> is that a bad thing? >> there's got to be some desperate people out there. i'm going to keep my tinder profile for another half hour. we've got a newscast, folks.
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for two decades. making news in america this morning, countdown to the caucuses. less than a week until the first major electoral event in the presidential race. the democratic candidates on stage overnight making their final pitch to the people of iowa. digging out, the blizzard of 2016 leaving behind a mess. schools and major cities still closed, and we're tracking another possible storm. plus, the serious situation caused by weather on the west coast. crumbling cliffs. caught on camera, a terrifying moment for a deputy thrown right under a semi truck. and top dog.
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