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a front. prowling in a traffic jam, an escaped tiger dodging cars and scaring drivers. and total eclipse. good wednesday morning. we'll start with the stunning results in the race for the white house. bernie sanders with a big night, donald trump winning michigan as well. the crown jewel of the evening. sanders pulled off the upset
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state to vote so far. defying the polls and pundits but hillary clinton scored big in mississippi claiming more than 80% of the votes. now they're poised to face off again. returning to the debate stage tonight for eighth time. it is "your voice, your vote." abc's david wright has the latest from cleveland. david, good morning. >> reporter: kendis and reena, hello from cleveland where hillary clinton was clearly hoping to give a victory speech, instead she came out and addressed her supporters giving a standard stump speech telling them it's going to be a very busy week. >> as we move through this week of travel and door-knocking and phone-calling, if you work for me and if you vote for me, i will work my heart out for you. i will work every single day. >> reporter: as late as tuesday,
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15 points ahead in michigan so the fact it turned into a late night is a surprise for her campaign and a disappointment. for bernie sanders, a sign of optimism. he told his supporters as he told us, he plans to fight on. >> what tonight means is that the bernie sanders campaign, the people's, the people's revolution that we are talking about, the political revolution that we are talking about is strong in every part of the country and, frankly, we believe that our strongest areas are yet to happen. >> reporter: sanders is in miami, florida, where he will be debating hillary clinton, a lot of eyes will be focused on that debate now as this democratic primary is newly energized. kendis, reena. >> well, our thanks to david wright. michigan is sanders' first win. and will likely help him raise money. he gave thanks to supporters saying the corporate media
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behind, but we won. thank you, michigan. sanders' snapchat account showing the democrat closely watching the michigan returns on tv. on the republican side the night belonged to donald trump with victories in michigan, mississippi and hawaii. >> ted cruz picked up idaho and battled it out with john kasich for second place in michigan but marco rubio came up empty-handed failing to win a single state. trump's victories followed a week of blistering attacks when the establishment bent on nomination. >> trump looked ahead to the general election. but not before taking a few swipes at his fellow republicans. they didn't do so well tonight, folks. i'm not going to say anybody didn't do well. they didn't do well. there's only one person did well tonight, donald trump, i will tell you. >> even though trump and sanders are far apart on the political spectrum, they both rode a wave of voter discontent picking up support for people frustrated
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>> trump's victory comes in the middle of yet another controversy. this time under fire for asking supporters at a recent campaign event to raise their right hands in a sort of pledge of allegiance to him. now, ted cruz is chiming in saying what trump did is profoundly wrong. >> this notion of demanding people stand and raise their hand s hands pledging allegiance, we're familiar with that. in monarchies, the kings and queens demand that of their subjects. but in america, no man is above the law. >> others have compared trump to hitler saying his actions are reminiscent of the third reich and the nazi salute. let's see where things stage in the delegate counts. when pledged delegates and superdelegates are added together hillary clinton has a
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>> ted cruz not too far behind trump. some revealing information from voters, mississippi republican voters overwhelmingly supporting trump's plan to ban non-u.s. muslims from entering the country, 76% supporting that plan. >> in michigan half of republican voters say they prefer an outsider as the next president. 41% said they want someone with experience. also in that state, the question is donald trump honest and trustworthy? it's split down the middle there. of course, we have much more on the latest primary results ahead on "good morning america," we also going to talk live to john kasich. more heavy rain is expected in northern texas overnight slowing cleanup from three tornadoes yesterday. roofs were torn off buildings. mobile homes destroyed and trees and power lines knocked down. only one death is reported. and as you can see on this radar that storm system is still covering most of texas. more flooding likely in the lone
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louisiana and arkansas. before the storms move out of the area. breaking overnight, the man suspected of shooting an idaho pastor, six timesen 0 sunday has been arrested. at the white house of all places. the secret service says kyle odom allegedly threw flash drives over the south fence last night. the suspect was tracked to washington on social media. pastor tim remington regained consciousness yesterday. the motive for that shooting is unknown. to the midwest also break overnight a man accused of killing five people in custody after an extend i have manhaunt. he allegedly killed four men in kansas city, kansas and killed another in missouri found not too far away overnight lying in mud. a missouri highway patrol officer says he appeared to be exhausted and did not put up a
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he is a mexican national. witt he had been released accident accidentally last year. vanderbilt university grad student taylor force was killed in a stabbing rampage in the port city of jaffa. he was a west point graduate who served in iraq and afghanistan. he was in israel as part of his mba program. the attacker ran against traffic along a popular seaside boulevard stabbing as he went. shot and killed by police. joe biden's trip to israel may have served as the trigger of this wave of violence and as a result, israel is now increasing security around him. biden met this morning with israeli prime minister bengjamin netanyahu and we'll see him later in his two day visit. back to washington and perhaps a lighter moment on capitol hill. senate minority leader harry reid speaking with reporters, one was recording his comments on an iphone, the ringer on that
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[ phone ringing ] >> hello. >> when senator chuck schumer said you recognize that number blaming someone at "the new york times." >> a reporter. at least he picks up his phone. most would hang up. >> good source. still ahead a total solar eclipse, images coming in now. a stickup, a gun pointed at a taxi driver's head when a police officer shows up at the right time. plus, dramatic rescue on hawaii's famous pipeline,
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a huge fire that destroyed chicago's largest indoor/outdoor flea market. the smoke that billowed from the scene could be seen miles away. one woman who was trapped in a bathroom had to be rescued. no one was injured and the cause of that fire is still unknown. a commuter train service resumes this morning in northern california following that derailment. officials say a mudslide triggered by heavy rains pushed a tree onto the tracks causing the derailment of the ace train. four seriously injured. first responders say it's a miracle no one was killed. turning to business the stock market's five-day winning streak is over, the s&p 500 and nasdaq were hit hardest. more than 1%. but the dow was also off. investors were spooked by the latest weak economic report out of china and falling crude oil prices. there is a mcdonald's opened in 120 countries.
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saw it open yesterday. customers bundled up against the cold waiting in long lines to get inside. 15 more mcdonald's restaurants are planned in kazakhstan over the next three years. well, when we come back fbi agents under investigation after the deadly ending to that standoff at an oregon wildlife refuge.
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millions of people in a narrow stretch of the world had a perfect view of the total ellipse. had attaches when the moon gets between the sun and earth. another cool image taken by people on board an alaska airlines flight over the pacific. the timing of the anchorage to honorlulu flight was adjusted so they would get this view. sun glare may be a problems for drivers in the eastern u.s. watch out for flooded roads in the south central states wet all the way up to the great lakes and northern thing and also in the pacific northwest roads may be slippery in the western mountains. if you're flying, airport delays likeliest in dallas, houston, memphis and chicago. recapping our top story bernie sanders staying in the game with an upset victory in michigan.
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despite polls that gave her a double-digit lead. clinton trounced sanders in mississippi. trump won mississippi, michigan and hawaii. ted cruz won idaho and john kasich picked up delegates but marco rubio failed to win a single state. five fbi agents under investigation this morning in connection with the deadly shooting outside an oregon wildlife refuge. prosecutors say the killing of militia member lavoy finicum was just justified but two mystery shots that missed finicum fired right as he exited his truck have the agents under scrutiny because they failed to report them. they could face serious punishment. and we have learned overnight about the death of george martin often known as the fifth beatle. love me do you know i love you >> martin signed the beatles to
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in 1962 and he produced their first hit "love me do." he then went on to produce hundreds of their records including "a hard day's night" and "sergeant pepper's lonely hearts club band." his family said he died peacefully at home, he was 90 years old. well, a brinks armored car service employee is pleading guilty to stealing five tons of quarters. they stored the quarters at brinks in birmingham. it is not a nickel and dime theft but the eequivalent of a major bank robbery. this frightening situation in a cab. a masked gunman demanding money. the driver hands over $11. check out the car behind the cab, a quick-thinking deputy sheriff realizes something wrongs and flips on his lights, pulls his gun and actually approaches the cab. the gunman was arrested.
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>> good timing and good timing here. surfers are fraternity amongst themselves. here's another exam of that. a guy named dylan mcginn he hit his head on a reef and was knocked out. fortunately for him a six-time body boarding world champion was nearby and came to the rescue. he said during the incident he was consumed by one thought. >> i cannot let this guy go. you know, his life is on my arms right now and this is all about his life now. >> really just thank you. you know, there's no -- i mean you can always say thank you and stuff like that. there's always going to be in my heart and special wishes and stuff like that. >> yeah, once he was pulled to the surface mcginn was helped by a team of lifeguards, spent two days in the hospital. he'll be fine. >> thankfully that's good to know. a dozen men's college basketball teams have now clinched automatic bids to march madness.
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as for last night in the pros, highlights from espn. good morning. it's "sportscenter" in los angeles. he's neil everett. i'm stan verrett. nba action. what you got? >> without shot sheets. roll it, tommy. that's damian lillard. they call him dame. great northwest. portland, oregon. >> you know his rap name, dame dolla. he's got skills. >> you know what mine is triple money. >> i thought it was money triple. >> feel me, dog. and look at him just going to the hole. with soul on john wall. a good basketball game, blazers won in overtime by seven. >> he's a rapper and c.j. mccollum plays dame's music. >> i'm up on portland. >> all right, the spurs. they haven't lost a second in back-to-backs all season.
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off him and got to the bucket. >> he wanted a foul. didn't get it. fourth quarter. oh. jonathan simmons putting it down. lamarcus aldridge, it29 points. the spurs win it, golden state hasn't lost back-to-back games this season. >> all right. >> see if that continues for the warriors as well. >> rip city, baby. >> thanks, fellas. up next in "the pulse," raw meat and wine. donald trump showing off his products at a victory speech. close call. a tv reporter nearly taken out by a car. what if there was another way to look at relapsing multiple sclerosis? this is tecfidera. tecfidera is not an injection. it's a pill for relapsing ms that has the power to cut relapses in half. imagine what you could do
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>> trump put his wares on display at his golf club in jupiter, florida, showcasing his own brand of steaks, bottles of trump wine and water all while thanking supporters and he declared that he was -- had successful companies. an apparent attempt by trump to prove himself after mitt romney questioned the success of his businesses. >> it was a little weird. almost as weird as the graphic of donald trump looking really angry. >> i don't know. did anyone uncork the champagne? did we see it? >> i don't know. >> reporters always tell you how that goes. to a rush hour incident no one wants to see. it happened in the persian gulf. the nation of qatar. >> look between the cars coming this way, that's a large tiger cub on the loose. witnesses say it fell out of the back of a truck and it's believed to be an escaped pet. >> it's actually illegal to keep wild animals as pets in qatar so somebody could be in big, big trouble. the tiger we will admit was
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seen being put in the truck that it fell out of. >> it's back with its owner. >> get the license plate on that truck. >> a very close call for one of our colleagues in northern california. >> and obviously it was a chaotic and confusing situation -- >> that was really close. alex savidge was reporting live on ktvu standing with his back to the street and his cameraman chip vaughn warned him. >> it passed to his left and only hit the live stand. in the next report he thanked the cameraman for saving his life. >> but, wait, he had to go live after that. >> of course, he did. >> again, the show must go on, my friend. the show must go on. >> that's morning producers for you. >> more news after this. here's what we were thinking. what if we did for mortgages what the internet did for buying music
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stories on this wednesday morning, bernie sanders pulled off a shocking victory in michigan delivering an embarrassing blow to hillary clinton. but clinton won by a landslide in mississippi. they're set to debate tonight. donald trump racked up more wins taking michigan, mississippi and hawaii along with more gop delegates than anyone else. cruz won idaho and rubio continued to slide emerging empty-handed. the man suspected of shooting a pastor six types outside his idaho church was arrested outside the white house last night. he allegedly threw flash drives and other objects over the fence. taking a look at today's weather, a beautiful warmer than usual day in the east but ugly from texas up 0 the great lakes. there will also be rain in the northwest. and finally from us this morning a rare opportunity to hear from one of the jurors who acquitted o.j. simpson of murder. all those years ago. >> there's renewed interest in the case right now because of a new tv series. that juror we mentioned has been
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here's abc's matt gutman. >> reporter: 22 years ago the o.j. simpson trial had television audiences riveted. >> if it doesn't fit you must acquit. >> reporter: and just five episodes in, o.j. back in the public conscious with "the people versus o.j. simpson," already a record-breaking hit on fx. >> absolutely 100% not guilty. >> who would have thought we would still be talking about it 0 years later. >> reporter: it's a trip down memory lane for david aldanna who after a nine-month trial acquit acquitted him. he still stands by their verdict. he claims the evidence presented to the jurors simply wasn't enough to put o.j. behind bars. >> 20 years later do you stand by the decision of the jury? >> oh, yeah. what we were given, do i think he did it, yeah, there's a shot that he did do it. but then on the other hand, the evidence didn't prove it. >> reporter: is there one thing
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>> if they had the weapon with his handprints on it something that just can't be disputed. >> reporter: just last week what many thought was a new lead in the two-decades-old case sparking a frenzy of interest. >> the actual item is described as a knife. >> reporter: but sources telling us that just like all the other tips over the years, it wasn't the murder weapon after all. as for david, his life post-trial has never been the same. >> lost friends, people that i knew wouldn't talk to me anymore. a few -- couple of fistfights. >> fistfights over o.j. and the verdict? >> yeah, yeah. >> reporter: matt gutman, abc news, los angeles. >> still captivating people. >> that's what's making news in
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>> stay tuned for . developing at 4:30. police are searching for a suspect after an nypd suspect is shot by friendly fire. >> there is good news coming out of negotiations to avoid the crippling new jersey strike. what is next for both sides with four days left to get a deal done. >> it is a big night for donald trump and hillary clinton suffers a defeat in a key state. today is wednesday, march 9th. >> you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic. meteorologist bill evans with

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