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and, mountain emergencies. skiers plunging to the ground. when the lift cable snaps. dozens of others trapped for hours. the little boy that slipped off the chair. the hidden danger before you even hit the slopes. good evening. thanks for joining us on this sunday. i'm tom llamas. we begin with the campaign for the presidency. looking different for both parties tonight. donald trump, victorious in the south carolina party. his whole family there to celebrate with him. the win by double digits. but the fight for second place came down to just over 1,000 votes. marco rubio edging out ted cruz. and any hope of another bush presidency now over. jeb bowing out. here's jonathan karl. >> we had such an amazing
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>> reporter: donald trump is now unmistakably on top. >> tall, short, fat, skinny people just won. >> reporter: he was on such a high after winning in south carolina, he briefly turned the mike over to his wife melania. >> he wille the best president. >> reporter: and his very pregnant daughter ivanka. >> the momentum since the beginning of this campaign has been unbelievable. >> reporter: it was a clean sweep, scoring all 50 of the state's delegates. he even came out on top for evangelical voters. >> i didn't know i was going to win by that much. it was record-setting stuff. >> reporter: with jeb bush calling it quits, the battle pits the two cuban-american senators are up against each other. while both were beaten badly by trump, rubio sees reason for hope. >> we need to remember here,
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donald trump. >> reporter: donald trump continues to say cruz is ineligible to be president because he was born in canada. and today on "this week" george pressed him on something he retweeted that suggested that rubio is also ineligible. >> you're really not sure? >> i've never looked at it. honestly, i've never looked at it. somebody said he's not, we retweeted it, we started a dialogue and it's very interesting. >> reporter: rubio laughed it off. >> with just heard donald trump say he's not sure you're eligible to run for president. your response? >> well, this is, look, this is a pattern, a game he plays. i'm going to spend zero time on his interpretation of the constitution, with regard to eligibility. >> reporter: trump has a chance to show more momentum in just two days.
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trump with a big lead. >> on that point, let's bring in matt dowd. does trump now need a strategic game plan? >> he has a better gut sense of the gop game than any other campaigner. donald trump needs to keep winning, because winning begets winning. and momentum at this point is more important than anything else. he needs to start using language that consolidates the party, second, stop with the insults. and spend a little time preparing for the debate. >> we'll see if he changes. thank you. and hillary clinton, holding
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caucuses. med meetd immediately moving on. celebrating at a rally in houston. her margin of victory s a slim one, but included big support from african-american voters. here's mary bruce. >> we just won nevada! >> reporter: hillary clinton is relishing her nevada win and looking ahead. >> hello, houston! is this a great night or what. >> reporter: celebrating with a late-night rally in texas. >> victory is nigh. >> reporter: her campaign is confident, they see a clear path to the nomination. clinton held off bernie sanders' late rise to take nevada by five points >> thank you very much. thanks for coming out. >> reporter: sanders, enjoying a strong second finish. >> you know, five weeks ago, we were 25 points behind in the polls. >> reporter: but the candidates
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key latino vote. >> as i understand it, we won the latino vote yesterday, which is a big breakthrough for us. >> that's just not what our analysis shows. >> reporter: clinton did win huge support from african-americans. whose vote will be critical in the next big contest in this south carolina. as she discussed with b.e.t. >> from a strategic standpoint, who'the african-american voter that your campaign is targeting? >> as many as possible. >> of course. >> reporter: sanders, with stops in south carolina. >> we need your help. to help lead this country in a political revolution. >> reporter: tonight, joined by danny glover in his bigges event in the state so far. the clinton campaign is happy with the win here. but acknowledges not every state looks or votes like this one. they fully expect sanders to win some states on tuesday. tom?
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we move on to a shooting spree in michigan. six killed. police arresting this man with no criminarecord, but is an here's alex perez. >> reporter: tonight, investigators in a kalamazoo, michigan, on the hunt. after a deadly rampage leaves six dead. the suspect, jason dalton, now behind bars. the chaos beginning at 5:42 p.m. saturday. a woman shot, but she survives. four hours later, in this parking lot, a father and his son shot and killed. within minutes, the gunman opens fire outside a cracker barrel restaurant. killing four in their car. including a former teacher, and critically wounding a 14-year-old girl. >> dispatch all units. suspect vehicle in a shooting. >> reporter: just after midnight, police spot the
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into custody. without incident. the victims, police say, apparently selected at random. >> this is your worst nightmare. how do you go and tell the families of these victims that they weren't targeted for any reason other than they were there to be a target? >> reporter: 45-year-old dalton had no criminal record, and worked as an uber driver. his neighbors, in disbelief. >> it's scary. that could have been us, my daughter that got killed. >> reporter: tonight, authorities investigating on whether the alleged gunman was taking fares between shootings. matt melon claims he was dalton's passenger just 45 minutes before the first shooting. >> we were driving through medians, driving through the lawn.
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ran away. >> reporter: tonight, uber saying we're horrified and heartbroken. we've reached out to the police to help in any way that we can. investigators recovered a gun from dalton's vehicle. he is expected in court tomorrow afternoon. >> thank you. overseas, isis taking responsibility for bombings in the city of homs. as jennifer eccleston reports, the attacks come as john kerry announced progress toward a cease fire. >> reporter: terror struck in quick successn in the syrian capital.
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suicide vests and a car bomb were responsible. targeting a neighborhood of damascus, home to one of shia's most holy shrines. here, too, a neighborhood dominated by minorities within islam. those reviled by the sunnyi radicals within the islamic state. and this, as news between rebel fighters and syria's government. jennifer eccleston, abc news, and one of the most powerful storms to ever hit in fiji, after cyclone winston hit. where wintd winds up to 116 miles per hour. the cleanup under way.
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monday. back here at home, a high-stakes twist in bill cosby's legal drama. tonight, the cosbys' lawyer firing an emergency motion to spare his wife. linsey davis with the latest. >> reporte tonight, camil cosby is fighting back. filing this motion to postpone her deposition tomorrow at a massachusetts hotel. his wife of 52 years has been hoping to avoid answering any questions, citing marital privilege. she served as his business
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but mrs. cosby says her public testimony would create an unnecessary media circus. >> no wife wants to go into a deposition or public forum and have to testify about her personal relationship with her husband. definitely not testify about his relationships with other women. >> reporter: more than 50 women have forward. through it all, camille cosby is standing by his side. saying, he is the man you thought you knew. she still has the right to claim mareital privilege.
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roads, like this one in pennsylvania. drivers spend $3 million per year fixing the damage to vehicles. gloria riviera has the story. >> reporter: they are the craters on your commute, causing serious damage. tonight, cities are scrambling to fix the seemingly endless potholeepidemic. roller-coaster temperatures in part to blame. the freeze/thaw effect causing ruptures, especially in older roads. and in the last five years, 16 million drivers suffering damage, on average paying $300 to fix it.
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repairs, and even axle damage. >> we fill them, and sometimes stay come right back. >> reporter: you can't fill them fast enough. >> can not. >> reporter: if you do hit a pothole, you may be able to be reimbursed. if you were on a local or state road, reach out and document everything. >> thank you. still ahead, when the slopes turn dangerous. a little boy dangling from a chair lift. how to stay safe before you hit the mountain. plus, the nasa moon secret revealed. we'll play for you the mysterious sound astronauts heard as they circled the moon. nasa still has no idea what it is. but with my back pain i couldn't sleep... so i couldn't get up in time. then i found aleve pm.
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we're reminded of that by two recent chair lift accidents. but there are ways to stay safe as you make your way up to the mountain. here's clayton sandell. >> reporter: for more than six minutes, this 11-year-old boy dangles from a chair lift. he tried to catch his ski pole. then the dramatic moment, rescuers holding out a tarp, and urging him to let go. he was not hurt. there are roughly 3,500 ski lifts in the united states. accidents are rare, but ski resorts are reminding people how to stay safe. >> you think you're going to drop something, it's best just to let it drop. and then somebody can go back around and pick it up for you. >> reporter: but sometimes there are mechanical failures, like yesterday in west virginia. 25 people fell when the lift derailed.
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100 skiers delayed. rescuers using harnesses to rescue them. two needed extra medical attention for minor injuries. the timberline four seasons resort saying all lifts undergo rigorous inspection. and are in compliance with safety standards. clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> thank you. when we come back, the pope's plea to world leaders. what he's urging them to do tonight. will they take action? and the dramatic rescue at sea. nd a wild finish at daytona. almost too close to call.
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[ applause ] the what?! [ laughs ] finally tonight, in the middle of a grocery store aisle, one man's heart started to give out. complete strangers jumped into action. but it turned out, they were not all strangers. here's john donvan. >> i was really going. >> reporter: michael kitty knows he very nearly died today. he collapsed here, he was stocking shelves when his heart stopped. >> he's not breathing. a young man is trying to help. >> reporter: this high school student was in the store and rushed over. he started administering cpr. >> i checked his rpirations and his pulse. we didn't have anything. >> reporter: two nurses jumped
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good night.thanks for joining us here tonight. republican presidential candidate ben carson making a surprise stop in reno today in his final push before the nevada caucus. in a last minute decision to visit...he started the day at the atlantis speaking before a crowd of more than 300 people. he spoke about how family and faith have shaped his policies including his tax plan. among the topics he discussed were military, attacking isis and national debt. in typical hall meeting fashion, doctor carson also answered a few questions from the public, prompting him to say it's too early to drop out. now that we've gotten the field
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talking about policies and solutions because that's what it's supposed to be about. he will be speaking gain tonight at skyline church off longley starting at 6...and tomorrow morning at pipers opera hours in virginia city starting at 9-30 before flying to vegas. carson isn't the only republican presidential hopeful headed our way this week. senator marco rubio will speak at the peppermill casino tomorrow. the morning. the event starts at 12- 30. if you are planning on r-s-v-p. if you can't register online, there will be onsite registration at the door. rubio will also be in minden and elko tomorrow. senator ted cruz will make several northern nevada stops tomorrow and tuesday. tomorrow cruz will speak at a rally at the boys and girls club of truckee meadows. doors open at 7 p-m.
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minden, and elko. trump will be in sparks on tuesday. he'll speak at a rally at the nugget casino resort at noon. doors open at 10 a-m. the event is free and open to the public, but registration is encouraged. for a complete list of where these candidates will be, just go to kolo tv dot com. and... with the nevada democratic caucuses in the books, hillary clinton and bernie sanders are heading to south carolina. our washington bureau's peter zampa spoke with voters in columbia about what to expect when the democrats go head to head. just about every poll you can find has hillary clinton with a big lead here in south carolina as the democrats gear up for their primary this coming saturday. vo: and with clinton recently picking up a huge endorsement from congressman jim clyburn, the highest ranking african american in congress, a 50% black democratic electorate in south carolina is expected to back her. shaun bennett sot: i think hillary clinton will help with


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