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the audience hung on his every word - cheering him on almost any chance they could.. trump took shots at several of his opponents - especially hillary clinton and ted cruz. as for hillary - he said verbatim, i am going to beat her so easily. he touched on gun control - saying if you listen to hilary you're, not going to have a second amendment. he flaunted his lead against ted cruz - supported by recent polls - calling him a bad public speaker. they were once friends, but they now differ on many issues like immigration. trump wants to build a wall on the mexican border and make mexico pay for it - prompting a huge applause from the audience. he also says the media has painted him as an angry person - and he is not ashamed. :18 somebody said recently, donald trump is angry. what am i supposed to be? am i supposed to be happy? are you supposed to be happy with the iran deal? are we supposed to say "oh it's wonderful".
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and we're going to change it around and we're going to be happy" and speaking of angry , there were certainly a few outbursts from anti- trump protesters. they were escorted out of the room very quickly. more details from the rally - coming up later today. back to you, rikki. on the democratic side of the race former president bill clinton is in town, campaigning for his wife hillary. he'll be speaking at the "advanced technologies academy" on vegas drive, near rancho. doors open at 6-30, and the event starts at 7-15. you can r-s-v-p for this one, on hillary's website. neveda lieutenant governor mark hutchinson unveiled a new tribute to our veterans today. the unveiling took place at the shot show today. the world class tribute will pay homage to those who serve. 20:39:18 16 "they say a picture speaks a thousand words but a monument like this a statue
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and the feelings of what it means to pay tribute to those who laid down their lives and sacrificed their freedoms for our liberties and our opportunities as americans." the memorial is scheduled to open on memorial day. it will be located at the corner of las vegas boulevard and north washington. an action news update this afternoon a verdict has been reached in the trial for otis holland. he's the local pastor charged of sexually assaulting women in his congregation. jurors have found him guilty on all counts that's 14-charges of sexual assault of a minor uner 16,and one-count of lewdness of minor. he pleaded not guilty last week, and even offered to take a polygraph to prove his innocence. holland's attorney say the accusers made up the stories because they're jealous of his relationships with other women. an arrest has been made in a 2-month old murder. 37-year-old michelle horn has been arrested. police say horn shot and killed a man at a home near flamingo
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neighbors reported hearing an argument and gunshot days earlier. she's now facing one count of murder, and another for robbery with a deadly weapon. after years of deaths and crashes... finally we're seeing some change. it's an intersection we've reported on a lot. action news reporter parker collins shows us what's new. for the first time you can hit this button... see this walk light and get across... because this light just got turned on. take vo this is a very busy place with a bad history. we've reported on bad wrecks right here... in 2012 someone put out a petition for change here. we even did a little investigative work on why nothing was being done... turns out talks between the county and n dot weren't doing anything. people here say the change is long overdue. take sot donovan matthews, pedestrian 8:40:50-8:40:56 "there's a light now so people know when to stop instead of just... they in a hurry they want to make the crosswalk and stuff. they don't see people going." at sloan and lake mead parker collins channel thirteen action
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a motorcycle rider now recovering after a nasty crash. take a look of this video showing the aftermath.. of the accident at centennial center and tropical.officers say the car and the motorcycle collided around 11 last night. you can see the bike is pretty banged up. metro says the rider was taken to the hospital, and is expected to be okay. right now, police are looking for a man who shot another man and took off. it happened this morning near lake mead and hollywood. officers were called out after getting several calls from neighbors who heard gunshots. the victim was shot in the leg, and should be ok. if you have any information, call police police are also looking for a robbery suspect. take a good look at your screen. police say the man entered a business near rainbow and charleston with a weapon and stole several items. if you recognize him, call metro or crime stoppers at 702-385-5555. action news is following the latest weather developments on the east coast. a state of emergency has been declared by dc, virginia, maryland, and north carolina in advance of the major blizzard
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20 states in all in a winter weather watch for this weekend with the eye of the storm expected to land in the nation's capitol. that's where we find abc's lana zak they called washington dc's mega-storm in 2010 snowmageddon. nats this storm could be worse. hogan sot - this is predicted to be the worst storm our state has seen since snowmaggeden maryland governor larry hogan urging residents to have a week's worth of supplies on hand--promising public works will be prepared too. hogan sot - statewide, sha has 2700 pieces of equipment that will be deployed and is ready with 365 thousand tons of salt to battle the storm with up to 2-feet of snow predicted, residents are preparing for the worst-- this store in chesapeake, virginia, forced to limit the amount of snow supplies each customer could purchase-- staton sot: the fastest moving thing has been
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our last few of them which is like 3 or 4... this dc-trader joe's supermarket trying to control the crowds, only allowing 10-shoppers in at a time nats "take the next ten..." is it all too much? the director of the nation's weather forecasting agency today said preparation can save lives. sot - louis w. uccellini, director of noaa's national weather service: we're talking about a potentailly paralyzing storm. nats [cars sliding] and after wednesday's relatively minor snowfall caused major accidents, the stakes are even higher. tag: live look outside right now where we've seen nothing close live look outside right now where we've seen nothing close to what people on the east coast are experiencing. but will these warmer temperautres stick around or could we see some rain this weekend? let's go to chief thickness will continue to
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through the day ahead of our next weather system. temperatures overnight will benefit and will remain similar to last night - right around 40 but our afternoon highs tomorrow will suffer and remain cooler. highs will peak in the upper 50s under mostly cloudy, but dry, skies on friday. winds will increase out of the southwest on saturday as a dying cold front heads our direction, those winds will give the temperatures the kick they need to get back above 60 but the front will also bring a chance for showers later in the day. rain chances are spotty as of right now, and look to be better to the north and east, but they'll come during prime weekend celebration time - between 7pm saturday night and about 4am sunday morning. skies clear out sunday with breezy and cool winds coming to mandalay bay convention center is complete. the $70 million project will add more than 2 million square feet. the project was part of a multiyear project to upgrade the center and the mandalay bay
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mgm says it's $100 million redesign of the resort's guest rooms is slated to be completed next month. hoverboards were one of the hottest gifts this holiday season. but now after numerous problems with hoverboards exploding and catching fire. the safety of these toys are now coming into question. why online sales are being suspended and ride-sharing services like uber and lyft are about to get some competition. why a major automaker is now getting into the ride-sharing business and a look at today's closing numbers.. the dow was up 116 points today closing at 15,882 mom...yes, a mom. funny man louie anderson takes us inside his whacky world plus meet j-lo's creative team....nappytabs that's all friday at 2 on valley view live.
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frthe consumer product safety commission is demanding all online sales be suspended. it's all due to those fires and falls shown in those countless videos. the agency is questioning wether the hoverboards have the right technology and software to adjust for the difference between of the weight of who's riding it. 40 hoverboard fires from 13 different models are under investigation. elliott kaye/cpsc chairman we've seen enough fall and fire
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could be core safety issues that need to be addressed. elliott kaye/cpsc chairman if they are designed in a manner that makes them take off when people are not ready for it, that is a hidden hazard and can create dangerous falls. online retailer amazon says it will offer refunds to anyone who bought hoverboards on its website. uber and lyft will soon have some new competition. america's largest automaker says it's jumping into the ride-sharing business. general motors announced that it will create an on-demand car-sharing service called maven. the automaker plans to test the service in ann arbor, michigan before launching additional programs in major u- s cities later this year. g-m also plans to open rental hubs with lyft... where drivers can rent g-m vehicles. ride-sharing is becoming more and more popular ;among millenials. they're giving up their cars.. saying ride-sharing services.. are more practical... and affordable. blake miller/relies of ridesharing services/9:33:19 "i started realizing i'm paying nearly 1,000 dollars a month to own a vehicle that sits idle way more than the average of 23
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car sits idle." blake miller/relies of ridesharing services/9:33:32 "i set out to give myself a 400 dollar a month uber budget, and i realied i never touch it." blake miller is not alone. a report released yesterday shows a sharp decline in the number of millenials with a driver's license. coming up, a contact 13 consumer alert. u.s. auto safety regulators are looking into complaints involving ford focus cars. this after some drivers reported the doors opening while they were driving. and a viral video of a snowboarder barely escaping an avalanche the dangers on the slopes this winter. there's been a lot of snowfall
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conditions ripe for avalanches. nats - friend (yells) / christian! :02 - 0:07 that's video of snowboarder christian michael mares..narrowly escaping a big avalanche.
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just this week in the western u.s. because of avalanches. avalanche experts say the danger increases with each new snowstorm. adlib let's go to chief meteorologist bryan scofield and 'weather first.' high clouds of increasing thickness will continue to push over southern nevada through the day ahead of our next weather system. temperatures overnight will benefit and will remain similar to last night - right around 40 but our afternoon highs tomorrow will suffer and remain cooler. highs will peak in the upper 50s under mostly cloudy, but dry, skies on friday. winds will increase out of the southwest on saturday as a dying cold front heads our direction, those winds will give the
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to get back above 60 but the front will also bring a chance for showers later in the day. rain chances are spotty as of right now, and look to be better to the north and east, but they'll come during prime weekend celebration time - between 7pm saturday night and about 4am sunday morning. skies clear out sunday with breezy and cool winds coming to dry things out with another potentially stronger wind producer following on monday and tuesday. wednesday the skies finally
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return back into the mid 60s mid week. now to a contact 13 consumer alert -- microsoft is recalling some of its tablets... specifically the older surface pro tablets, generations two and three. the company says they can overheat, and even catch fire when the tablet's cords are
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pinched. microsoft is working on a fix. u.s auto safety regulators are investigating complaints that doors won't latch properly on nearly 400,000 ford focus the doors opening while the car was moving. ford has not said if they'll be recalled. the backlash over the oscar nominations lack of diversity contiues today. in an abc news exclusive, actor will smith is speaking out after none of the twenty acting nominations, went to a person of color for the second year in a row you're watching channel 13 action news, where you ask, and we investigate. stay with us actor will smith revealing today he will join his wife
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actor will smith revealing
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jada pinkett smith in boycotting this year's oscars -- they're taking the stand over a lack of diversity. this, as the academy is reportedly planning new measures to make the oscars more inclusive. abc's lauren lyster has more. sot will smith "diversity is the american superpower" will smith in an abc exclusive with robin roberts, responding to the oscar controversy over a lack of diversity looking at this list of acting nominees, he says... "everyone is fantastic - and that's the complexity of this issue smith, pointing out... sot i've been nominated twice for an academy award and i've never lost to a white person [laughs] losing to denzel washington in '02 and forest whitaker in '07. "but it feels like it's going the wrong direction" the academy is under pressure as
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issue including will's wife jada pinkett- smith, on facebook. jada sot "i will not be attending the academy awards, and i won't be watching" even though he wasn't aware she was going to do that, smith voicing support for his wife and saying will join her in boycotting the awards "if we're not a part of the solution we're part of the problem in a statement this week, the academy's president cheryl boone isaacs promising it "is taking dramatic steps to alter the makeup of our membership." tag: the new york times reports as soon as next week, the academy is expected to announce new measures aiming to make oscar choices more diverse -- they could include opening the acting and best picture categories to larger fields of nominees. lauren lyster abc news los angeles. a lot more news coming up on action news live at 3-30... including the latest on that water crisis in michigan. angry residents are lashing out today after newely released emails show government officials tried to pass the blame.
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for a major winter storm that could be crippling for the nation's capitol. but are they ready. have you downloaded the all new channel 13 action news app yet? it's simple to use and features live streaming, video on demand with photos that are just a tap away from the home screen, plus blazing fast radar. get the all new action news app free in the app store and in google play. if you're doing everything right but find it harder and harder to get by, you're not alone. while our people work longer hours for lower wages, almost all new income goes to the top 1%. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people,
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oregon wildlife refuge. plus... jennifer lopez kicked off her residency last night. we've got the latest video from last night's performance but first.. anger is growing in flint, michigan.. where the city and state governments try to deal with a water crisis effecting tens of thousands of families. now.. calls are mounting for michigan governor rick snyder to resign in the wake of newly released emails that reveal a blame game over the way his office is handling the situation. while the governor has apologized, many residents are still angry. abc's elizabeth hur has the latest on the growing outrage. ((nat)) "ice dropping into glass" from a 65-year-old
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