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tonigh. tonight, the aftershock. can rubio rebound following that bruising night? >> he doesn't have the experience to be president of the united states. >> and trump trying to silence jeb. >> let me talk. quiet. >> who will survive this critical primary? all out. the democrats on the move. hillary clinton in flint. bernie sanders, live in new york. terror scare. the double-decker bus. and the explosion on a london bridge. who didn't get the warning about this movie moment? senior scam? the hunt tonight for two young women targeting retirement homes, claiming to be raising funds for a school trip, and getting away with stacks of cash. and, on thin ice. the lakeside parking lot that was actually the lake. the hazardous scene that drivers came back to, when their cars
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good evening. thanks for joining us on this sunday. i'm tom llamas. tonight, a critical moment in the race for the white house. the new hampshire primary just two days away. and some of the candidates have to finish big or go home. seven republicans on the stage for last night's abc news debate in manchester. the fers fiercest action -- repeated blows to marco rubio, aiming to stop his momentum. that may have shielded donald trump from attacks, but it didn't stop him from attacking. even when the audience booed him. we have team coverage tonight on both sides of the race. let's begin with david wright. >> i like marco rubio, and he's a smart person and a good guy, but he simply does experience to be president of the united states. >> reporter: last night, marco-mentum ran smack into chris christie. >> you have not been involved in a consequential decision where you had to be held accountable.imply haven't. >> reporter: marco rubio didn't exactly help himself. >> let's dispel with this fiction that barack obama doesn't know what he's doing.
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his own talking points. >> this notion that barack obama doesn't know what he's doing. it's just not true. >> there it is. the memorized 25-second speech. there it is, everybody. >> reporter: trotting out the same well-practiced line four times. >> you're getting pounded for repeating that speech. >> well, look, we raised more money last night in the first hour of that debate than any other debate. >> reporter: today, rubio did his best to ignore the headlines. >> oh, you said the same thing three or four times. i'm gonna say it again. >> reporter: but, it was a red flag for some of the voters attending his event. >> marco should have been better prepared. >> he's a young senator just like obama was. i'm not so sure he's ready. >> reporter: so something like this raises questions about his experience. >> yes. >> reporter: chris christie couldn't agree more. >> just going for the newest or shiniest thing, we did that seven years ago. >> reporter: another headline last night, donald trump practically endorsed torture. >> i'd even bring back a hell of a lot worse than waterboarding.
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"medieval" last night and today on "this week." >> they chopped off heads. that's what we have. >> so we're going to chop off heads? >> we're going to do things beyond waterboarding. perhaps, if that happens to come. >> reporter: last night, trump seemed to enjoy torturing jeb bush. >> let me talk. quiet. >> reporter:mp shushed you, you looked like you wanted to deck him. fair to say? [ laughs ] >> don't shush me, man. we're running for president. >> reporter: today, trump was at it again. >> they booed me when i attacked poor, poor, poor jeb bush who brings out his mother because he needed help. he needed help. "mommy, please come walk in the snow, mom." >> reporter: the oddest moment of the night? dr. ben carson missing his entrance cue, causing a bit of a traffic jam. >> i kept waiting to hear my name, and couldn't hear it. >> reporter: tonight, candidates take a brief break. but as you can see at rubio's super bowl party, a chance for a
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but all of the candidates focused on their big game day tuesday. rubio has to be hoping he didn't fumble too bad. tom? >> or get sacked too hard. david wright, thank you. senator rubio wasn't the only one with a lot on the line last night. jon karl joins me. jon, what affect do you think that debate will have on the race? >> well, rubio hopes it won't have much of an effect. he ran right into a buzz saw named chris christie. his team hopes that because the super bowl is tonight, voters will be distracted and move on to something else. insofar as it brings down rubio, it is not necessarily chris christie that benefits. it may have helped john kasich. the ohio governor had his best debate last two fought it out,
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resonating in new hampshire. >> jon, does trump get any type of boost going into the primary? >> it seems that trump solidified his front runner status to me. nobody really touched him. you saw jeb bush tried. but he seemed as confident as ever today, and if this is possible, even more confident. >> thank you. with two days until the primary, the democrats weren't taking sunday as a day of rest either. hillary clinton traveling to flint, michigan, standing with those suffering from the water crisis. and bernie sanders, all smiles in new hampshire, fresh off his comedy turn in new york. cecilia vega, following the democrats from the start. >> reporter: bernie sanders, today, feeling confident. the vermont senator, packing in the crowds, and packing in the punches. >> the most important foreign policy issue in the modern history of this country was the war in iraq.
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hillary clinton was wrong! [ cheers ] >> reporter: two days until new hampshire, voters make their decision and it is now a fight to the finish. but the real question for bernie sanders right now is not whether he can win here in new hampshire, but whether he can carry all of this momentum beyond his backyard. hillary clinton trailing by double digits in most polls here, instead spending her day in flint, michigan, talking about that water crisis. >> what happened in flint is immoral. >> reporter: leaving her most famous surrogate back in new hampshire to make the case for her. >> republicans have tried way harder, way longer to beat her than they did me because they are way scareder of her than they were of me. >> reporter: but overnight, a different kind of face-off. >> i am so sick of the 1% getting this preferential treatment. [ cheers ]
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to face with his "snl" doppelganger, larry david. >> sounds like socialism to me! [ laughter ] >> democratic socialism. >> what's the difference? >> huge difference. >> reporter: a lot of laughs last night. now clinton advisers do not expect her to win this state. if hillary clinton is hoping to tap into the undecided vote, at the last minute, polls show 21% of democratic voters in new hampshire have yet to make up their mind. tom? >> the expectations game well under way. cecelia, thank you. and stay with abc news for the new hampshire primary, i'm back there tomorrow, following the republicans. "gma" and "world news" live from new hampshire on tuesday, and full coverage of the results tuesday night. we turn to the scary scene in london, the quiet sunday morning shattered by this explosion.
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so chilling because of terror attacks on buses before. but when the dust settled, the word got around, that moment was made in hollywood. jennifer eccleston, reporting in from london. >> reporter: an iconic double-decker bus, crossing a bridge, suddenly bursting into flames. debris flying into the air. >> oh, my god! >> reporter: the scene, so realistic, so terrifying. many didn't know what was happening. >> it was quite a drama. >> reporter: author sophie kinsella was at a nearby playground with her kids this morning. >> it thought it was possibly a major event. >> reporter: but the explosion on london's lambeth bridge, just a stunt for action star jackie chan's new film, "the foreigner." nigel huddlestone catching it on camera. clearly aware it was staged. the production team sent out this flyer alerting the public, saying, "the explosion is controlled." but not everyone was informed. bringing back memories of the
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targeted, the deadly terror attacks in the summer of 2005. some finding the similarity insensitive. city officials reassured the public the explosion was just a stunt, but in these times of heightened terror fears, even fiction can hit too close to home. tom? >> jennifer, thank you. turning now to taiwan, where new drone images tonight of the extensive damage caused by the 6.4-magnitude quake. crews searching for survivors. they believe 100 people are still buried in the debris of this collapsed apartment building. families devastated. at least 32 people killed by the earthquake. and tonight, north korea, sparking new fears with a missile launch. state media said they took an earth observation satellite into orbit. north korea has vowed to build a
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the u.s. mainland. the white house saying it's ready to respond to the north's provocations. back to a philadelphia suburb, and a rescue from an icy pond. three boys playing hockey, crashing through. one boy was able to get out on his own. but rescue teams using an inflatable boat to rescue the others. they're expected to be fine. and thin ice also affecting others parking to get to a winter festival in wisconsin. turns out it was on the lake itself. and when they returned, they found some of their cars were beyond rescue. here's gloria riviera. >> reporter: the scene, ended with over a dozen vehicles sinking in the frigid waters of wisconsin's lake geneva. those drivers, sure they had left them in a good spot. >> we came down, we saw that people were parked on the ice so we said, "heck yeah! let's park on the ice." >> reporter: they did. heading off to a local winter festival. conor long snapped this photo showing car after car in the background tightly packed together.
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>> we have vehicles through the lake with no subjects in it. we need manpower. >> reporter: emergency crews, crawling out on thin ice to save cars. at least ten are a total loss. >> they were all parked within arm's reach of one another. that's a lot of weight for ten inches of ice. >> reporter: safety experts say ice must be 8 to 12 inches thick to hold a car or small pickup. 12 to 15 inches thick for a mid-size truck. but who is measuring? >> the minute you decide to drive a vehicle onto the lake, you are basically rolling the dice. >> reporter: no ice is 100% safe. >> i think it is stupid to park on the ice, now. wouldn't do that again. but, live and learn, right? >> reporter: luckily no one was hurt. gloria riviera, abc news, washington. now to the weather. two storms headed to new england. blizzard conditions in the upper plains. snow drifts building up in wyoming. and in north carolina, wet snow,
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indra petersons joins us. you're tracking both storms tonight? >> watching a coastal storm in the carolinas. we're talking about a nor'easter, boston to new york city. and new hampshire starting to get into the action. the good news, we could get a break for the primaries. but another storm coming. new york city, philadelphia, watching another storm. 3 to 6 inches possible for new hampshire. locally, up to 18 inches towards the cape. and a big change, sub-zero windchills expected in the plains and midwest. it doesn't stop there. and spreading to the south and northeast. >> negative 19, duluth, that's cold. thank you. and we're going to turn to an ivy league school rocked by one of the most explosive issues on campuses across the country. the president of a fraternity at cornell university that has been
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he says he's innocent, but his fraternity has been suspended. phillip mena is in ithaca. >> reporter: tonight, the president of an elite ivy league fraternity is in jail, accused of sexually assaulting a female student on campus. 21-year-old wolfgang ballinger, president of psi upsilon at cornell university, surrendering to police four days after the alleged attack. the college junior, seen here in this youtube video talking about his goals. >> at a young age i was taught to appreciate the value of hard work and especially self-made worth. >> reporter: ballinger, whose father owns a famous new york club, is charged with three felony counts. >> the speed with which the case was taken from the university and brought to a criminal setting, suggests the prosecution believes they have a strong case. >> reporter: according to court documents, the alleged victim claims ballinger tried forcing himself on to her in his fraternity house bedroom "several times," despite her saying, "i don't want to." in a statement to abc news, ballinger's attorney denies the accusations, saying, "wolfgang ballinger is not
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been filed against him." cornell university president elizabeth garrett released this statement, after suspending the fraternity. "sexual violence has no place at cornell. we will be considering what additional steps should be taken to ensure the greek community at cornell is living up to our institutional standard of excellence and respect for others." a sentiment shared by students here on campus. >> it's not representative of us as a community or school. >> reporter: wolfgang remains in county jail toint tonight. waiting for his next court date on tuesday. tom? >> thank you. and in new york city, that massive crane that crashed down has been removed. cut into 35 pieces and hauled away on a truck. the crane came down in a snowstorm, killing one person. it's still not clear what caused the collapse. still ahead tonight, preying on the elderly. caught on camera. what police say these women were up to at a retirement home.
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>> reporter: the retirement home says the women claimed to be from a nearby high school, collecting money for a band trip. minutes later, they come out of the apartment, with a $250 check, and a victory dance. later, the resident had second thoughts and cancelled the check. so far, the pair has stolen hundreds of dollars from seniors. police, reminding the public, always ask for an i.d., before giving money to solicitors. >> our goal is to get this stopped. we want to protect our residents. >> reporter: photos of the pair, now splashed across the walls of the hallmark, where officials hope the alleged thieves who were caught on camera, will soon be caught for real. aditi roy, abc news, los angeles. >> and we thank aditi for that story. coming up, an investigation at an olympic village. how a thrill-seeking adventure took a deadly turn on a bobsled track. and later, why this family
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back now with our "index". starting with an accident at the site of the 1988 winter olympic games in calgary. a deadly crash on this bobsled track involving twin brothers. six others injured. authorities say they were using their own toboggan in the park after hours. on the way down, they slammed into a gate. the survivors are said to be severely traumatized by what happened. now to the latest in the midair plane explosion in somalia. tonight, new surveillance video surfacing. to the right of the screen, take a look. authorities say it shows two men handing off a laptop to the third man before the flight. they believe it's that computer that was rigged with a bomb that blew a hole in the plane last week. the suspected bomber, believed to be linked to the al shabaab terror group, was killed. now to volkswagen, and the emissions fixing scandal. the car giant now trying to make it right with nearly 600,000 customers.
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of its diesel vehicles with either cash, or car buybacks, repairs and even replacement cars. the plan, though, is still in the works. now to a family selfie that has the internet baffled. take a look. a mom and her stunning 16-year-old twin daughters. the big question, which one is the mother? ready for the answer? the mom, 35-year-old tina brown, is on the far left in black. they look like triplets. they definitely have good genes. coming up, the super bowl ads starting to roll out. get ready for the cute animals, nfl dads and daughters, martians eating guacamole. the new tone of this year's biggest ads. daughters, martians letting guacamole. the new tone of this year's
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finally tonight, this year's super bowl ads taking on a new tone. and once again, they may just steal the show. here's clayton sandell. >> reporter: let's face it, a lot of last year's super bowl commercials were downers. >> i couldn't grow up, because i died from an accident. >> reporter: the super bowl was more like the "bummer bowl." but tonight -- >> puppy monkey baby. >> reporter: advertisers are bringing back happy, singing sheep -- take a look at yourself in a mirror >> reporter: aliens -- >> this simple puzzle was considered unsolvable by the humans. >> did they not have brains? >> simple ones. >> reporter: weiner dogs in costume. hollywood hotties. what a man what a man what a mighty good man >> reporter: kids are back, but this time, it's girls getting hairstyle help from their nfl dads. >> can you put the bow inside the braid? >> reporter: this being an election year, there is politics. >> that's why we're forming the bud light party.
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fun. >> today we celebrate our independence day! >> reporter: the kung fu panda even spoofs the old spice guy. >> look at your panda. now look at me. i'm on a tiger. >> reporter: even the serious stuff, like dame helen mirren saying, "don't drink and drive," is funny. >> if your brain was donated to science, science would return it. >> reporter: so this year -- >> you get a little cranky when you're hungry. >> better? >> much better. >> reporter: even if your team gets you down, advertisers are making sure the commercials won't. clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> we thank clayton for that. "gma" first thing in the morning, david muir is in new hampshire tomorrow night. i'm tom llamas in new york. have a great evening. good night.rebuilding alabama. a tour through the state after last week's devestating tornadoes. plus..
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now that the retaurant's e-coli outbreak is over.. the company is temporarily shutting all retaurants to keep it that way. but first.. it's a beautiful end to a las vegas weekend. 13 action news.. is keeping tabs on our work week forcast. good evening... and thanks for joining us.... in the news live at 6.. i'm yasmeen hassan. right now.. is a great time to live in the valley with highs in the 70's today! 13 action news meteorologist kalra huelga is tracking it all. how long our temperatures like this sticking around. ad-lib high pressure dominates and will continue to control the forecast. we've already broken into the 70s this afternoon and high temps are expected to continue in the low 70s through at least next weekend. expect breezy winds through tomorrow night here in the valley with gusts peaking to
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