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this morning on "world news now," war of words. bernie sanders criticizing hillary clinton's record with a new jab after his wisconsin win. what he said that has clinton's campaign calling it a new low. >> new developments in the zika crisis. the obama administration's big push to prevent the disease from spreading here at home as some warn of the potentially catastrophic effects of the disease at home. >> and new this morning, a kid reporter fights back. >> a girl reporting on a murder case has her and her parents under fire and what she's saying to haters. >> and starstruck. just when you thought the galaxy was far behind, a new "star wars" adventure is just getting started. we'll have a sneak peek in "the skinny" on this thursday, april 7th. >> announcer: from abc news, thiss
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>> good morning, everybody. i'm kendis gibson. >> big exclusive on the show with "star wars." >> it is absolutely huge. this clip we're going to show you. it is fairly lengthy. >> okay. >> i haven't seen the clip. >> it's five seconds long. but you have to see it if you're a "star wars" buff or even if you are not. it is important. we brought it in just for penultimate newscast for reena. >> really? we're going to announce that darth vader didn't die? >> spoiler alert. >> no, he's alive. >> thank you. >> let's talk about spoilers of a different kind. bernie sanders and ted cruz are spoilers for the front-runners. we're going to start with the war of words that are turning out in the race for 2016. donald trump is back on home turf after a beatdown as we'd call it in wisconsin. >> protesters clashed with his supporters outside a rally in new york.
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each side hurling insults and there were two arrests inside where 10,000 people gathered to see the front-runner. it's your voice, your vote. with more, here's abc's tom llamas. >> reporter: in new york, donald trump sounding like a man under siege. >> you know, lyin' ted cruz came today. he couldn't draw 100 people. 100 people. do you remember during the debate when he started lecturing me on new york values like we're no good? >> reporter: walloped in wisconsin by senator ted cruz, trump now lashing out. his campaign claiming cruz is worse than a puppet. a trojan horse being used by the party bosses attempting to steal the nomination from mr. trump. but trump campaign sources tell abc news, there is tension within the billionaire's own team and that trump's children have expressed concern about campaign manager corey lewandowski. trump brushes it off. >> i have not heard anything about infighting. i don't know where you hear it. >> reporter: but cruz says
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trump's attacks are a sign he's falling apart. >> he gets very angry when the voters reject him. >> reporter: however, cruz has his own challenges. and in new york, he was welcomed with a bronx cheer. >> you have no business being in the bronx. this is an immigrant community. >> reporter: he's now trying to explain to new yorkers why he spent months attacking trump's, quote, "new york values." >> i think most people know exactly what new york values are. >> i am from new york. >> you're from new york, so you might not. but i promise you in the state of south carolina, they do. >> reporter: trump saying those comments will haunt the texas senator. george stephanopoulos asking cruz about that. >> he told the "wall street journal" today, he can't imagine any new yorker voting for you. he said, "ted cruz doesn't care about new yorkers, doesn't like new yorkers. he's mocking new yorkers." >> let me be very clear. the people that i was talking about are the liberal new york democrats who have hammered this state.
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it is people like mayor bill de blasio. it is people like governor cuomo. >> and donald trump, you're saying. >> who has funded them all. >> many talking about an exit plo out of wisconsin that showed in a head to head match-up hillary clinton versus donald trump, 10% of republicans would actually vote for hillary clinton. that's not a good sign for trump who would need his entire party behind him if he wants to beat the democratic nominee in november. tom llamas, abc news, long island. >> if you get a moment today, google the front page of today's new york daily news to get a sense of what sort of welcoming they're giving ted cruz to new york. >> that's a tease. >> it's quite interesting. tension in the meantime is also growing between the democrats as they focus on the next big contest in new york and pennsylvania. hillary clinton unleashed a barrage of attacks on bernie sanders when he failed to clearly explain exactly how he would make good on his promise of breaking up big banks. she also questioned his party loyalty and his stance on gun control. sanders fired back. >> she has been saying lately
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that the she thinks i am, quote unquote, not qualified to be president. let me just say in response to secretary clinton, i don't believe that she is qualified. >> well, the clinton camp called sanders' comment a new low and insisted that clinton did not say sanders was not qualified. president obama is heading into friendly territory today to push his pick for the supreme court. the president will make his argument at the university of chicago law school where he once taught constitutional law. the president says judge merrick garland, a suburban chicago native, should be allowed a full hearing on capitol hill as outlined in the constitution despite objections from republican lawmakers. the obama administration is hoping to add some extra firepower to combating the growing threat of the zika virus. nearly $600 million in federal
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successful fight against ebola will now go to the cdc's research into the vaccine as well as efforts to limit the spread of zika which is believed to cause several illnesses a serious birth defect among them. there have been more than 300 travel related cases of zika in the u.s. and health officials now say that at least two species of mosquitoes can carry the virus with the latest maps showing one species that stretches as far north as southern new england along the east coast. well, a dallas woman suspected of arranging the murder of a dentist dating her ex-boyfriend has been added to the ten most wanted list. brenda delgado is a mexican citizen believed to be hiding in mexico. she's been indicted on capital murder charges in the death of kendra hatcher. the fbi says she should be considered armed and dangerous. >> delgado's addition to the list underscores the violent and calculated nature of the crimes she's accused of committing.
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our duty to seek justice for dr. hatcher and for dr. hatcher's family. >> the dallas d.a. says delgado would not be subject to the death penalty if she's found in mexico. she would however, face life in prison if convicted. a middle school teacher in newtown, connecticut, has been arrested after he was found carrying a gun at school. police say jason adams who had a valid permit was charged with possession of a weapon on school grounds. he was placed on paid administrative leave. newtown the scene of a massacre sandy hook elementary school. oklahoma's governor has declared a state of emergency in ten counties affected by fast moving and destructive wildfires. fire crews are struggling to contain flames racing across the northwestern part of the state fueled by dry, windy conditions. homes where is destroyed and hundreds have been forced to three. closer to oklahoma city, downed pour lines ignite the dry grass touching off a still
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wildfire that charred 6 square miles. andrew mckenna has been on the board of mcdonald's for 25 years, one of the most powerful people in chicago. he had planned to leave in 2002 -- 2003 when he reached the mandatory retirement age but he decided to stay on as the company went through several chief executives. you know, i did try the egg mcmuffin last weekend. >> i was attending a nypd event and was a little bit hungry. it was not bad. >> it's been around for decades. >> i know. i'm just getting around to it. i'm a little late on the uptick on that one. >> very cool. you might want to try something they call a big mac. i hear it's got two all beef patties. >> apparently a mcdonald's employee tweeted me earlier in the week and said oatmeal and the egg and cheese, egg white and cheese are the lowest calorie options at mcdonald's. >> last week, you remember we were talking about this woman who was a hard-core texas rangers fan. elizabeth sullivan. is her name
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she's 105 years old and she was chosen to throw out the first pitch at yesterday's game. >> she got the whole vip treatment when she arrived at the ballpark. then when she took the slightly moved up mound and made a pitch, boy, that crowd went crazy. like all sporting big shots, she held a post-game press conference, of course. she reminded everyone what her secret was. her secret energy drink. dr. pepper. three bottles of it every single day. >> very nice. >> i love that they give her a press conference. >> she looks so energized at 105 years old. >> coming up, the backlash overjournalist's reporting. > why people are not thrilled with what she's doing and how she's now defending herself. >> a new "star wars" movie on the ahead. we'll have a first look. that's ahead in "the skinny." but first a look at today's forecast. you're watching "world news now." >> "world news now" weather, brought to you by lysol wipes.
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♪ well, as broadcast journalists we're in the story telling business. it's what we do. >> yes, and this morning we have a story about a young journalist whose broken news and is getting some backlash for it. abc's diane macedo is here with the details. diane, what could possibly be wrong with this? >> her name is hilde lysiak, and she's acquired a reputation for being a very dedicated journalist and she's especially good at investigating crime stories. now critics are questioning whether she should be doing this kind of work at all. that's because hilde lysiak
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only 9. at first glance, she seems like any third grader, she's cheerful, curious and has big dreams. although most kids say when i grow up, lysiak is chasing those dreams now. >> on the street news investigation revealed that right here, middle schoolers have been coming to do drugs. >> reporter: the 9-year-old is the editor and publisher of the news in but while she focuses on community news, a recent story has put her in the national spotlight. >> reporting from the orange street news where a man murdered his wife. >> reporter: she was the first reporter on the scene of a suspected murder in the quiet town and scooped competitors with this full length exclusive story. but while some people were impressed, many blasts her on social media. lysiak read some of the comments on video. >> i'm disgusted that this cute little girl thinks she's a real journalist. 9-year-old girls should be playing with dolls, not trying to be reporters. >> reporter: the controversy has
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brought her thousands of readers and triggered a heated debate over whether it's appropriate for a girl her age to chase crime stories. >> her father, a former new york daily news reporter, says he gets it. >> do i want my daughter at a crime scene? it's a little uncomfortable. of course, it is. we worry about our kid. but what we would worry about far more than her at a crime scene is us stifling that passion. >> reporter: as for hilde's response -- - >> because of my work, i was able to inform people that there's a terrible murder hours before my competition even got to the scene. in fact, some of these adults read newspapers but were reporting the wrong news or no news at all. if you want me to stop offering news, then -- there. is that cute enough for you? >> now, in addition to more than 300,000 onli
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at least 200 people subscribe to the print version of the paper which sells for $10 a year locally or $14.99 now a year nationwide. so she's a savvy reporter and businesswoman. i'm intimidated. >> i know, i think some media companies would be intimidated. they're not even making as much as she is on a subscription. >> despite the fact her dad is a former daily news reporter, she does all the writing herself, takes all the photos herself. the only helps she gets is her 12-year-old sister shoots the videos. >> all in the family. >> she's quite a threat. she's so humble. i love in the end when she's got the exclusive. >> listen, would you want to stand in her way? i feel bad for her parents if they tried. >> can you imagine the conversations at the dinner able? >> very interesting. >> i'm sure they're all on the record. >> thank you so much, diane. >> next, george clooney's sweet new business. >> a look at the new "star wars" movie, as well a
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♪ skinny, so "skinny." >> and this is huge. this is "skinny" time. we are starting with something epic.
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the new "star wars" stuff that we mentioned. can you believe that it was way, way back in december when "star wars" a force awakens hit theaters? since then, it's brought in more than $2 billion. we should mention that "star wars" is a production of our parent company disney. >> hold on. are you all paying attention? get ready because here comes the new stuff. this is an exclusive and epic. it's a trailer for a new movie called "rogue one," a "star wars" story. this is pretty much all we are have, right now. have, right no >> wow. >> uh-huh. that's it. but there's good reason. you can actually see the full trailer this morning on "good morning america." "rogue one, a star wars" story will be released on december 16th. >> i'm just blown away. like the graphic font that they use i think it was the times font they used for "rogue one."
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>> you like it. >> amazing. >> i didn't see bb 8 there. wondering if we're going to bb 8 later. >> so george clooney wants you to have a better cinco de mayo season and he's offering a sweet treat to help you do it. >> clooney's tequila brand casamigos is teaming up with sprinkles cupcakes for a limited edition margarita flavored cupcake. >> it is said to be key lime flavored. the cake part offers hints of casamigos tequila. they will be in sprinkles shops most of next month. >> have you had his tequila before? >> not that i remember. is it good? >> on the kimmel show, guillermo tried it. >> and did he like it? >> i bet he would. >> you think he would. we'll look forward to watching that. >> see guillermo on the red carpet, of course. >> thank you, jacko. now to what we'll call the taylor swift effect. by now you may have seen swift in an apple music commercial. she's warming up for some time on the treadmill.
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says the main ingredient in many of these is potato flour. while images on the packaging show whole vegetables like tomatoes and leafy greens -- >> the average consumer is going to think they're having broccoli, spinach, nonstarchy vegetables when in fact they're having a starchy vegetable, potato and starch. >> reporter: many do have other vegetable ingredients that are not whole. >> beet powder, pumpkin powder, red bell pepper powder. >> reporter: this brand has marketing materials that read inside this brilliantly green chip lives both spinach and kale. using strictly fresh greens, we combine the two powerhouses inside one double thick clip. but maya has a different take based on the ingredients. >> you'll be surprised. because when you look at the nutrition facts label, it's actually quite similar to toes titos. are you kidding me? >> aren't these more fattening? >> not at all. they both are around 7 grams per serving of fat
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there's nothing i get from that small amount of kale in the chip that's going to boost my immune system? >> no. >> it's so far down on the nutrition facts label, it's an insignificant amount. >> reporter: we reached out to the company that makes the better chip and they tell us the composition of our chips are always as close to whole ingredient as we can get. and the fresh greens for spinach and kale chip make up 30% plus of the chip. bottom line, all these chips are crunchy treats. so snack wisely, read the nutrition label and it's all about moderation. >> you know when i get them on the shift, i go down to the vending machine and buy those very same chips. 130 calories. i thought i was doing well. >> i thought i was doing well with a v8. am i going to find out also that that's, an, >> i can't imagine -- not your style. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now." informing insomniacs for two decades. acs for two decades.
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making news in america this morning, new york showdown. the presidential candidates converging on the empire state. donald trump greeted by hundreds of protesters and a cold welcome for cruz told to get out of the bronx as the back and forth heats up between hillary clinton and bernie sanders. breaking overnight severe storms tearing through the south causing damage and spotting possible tornadoes. plus the dry and windy conditions on the west coast sparking wildfires. caught on camera a school police officer slamming a female student. this morning the student and her mother talking about what happened. and what a mess. all over a house. the prints left behind leaving no doubt who's the culprit. the pictures going viral.


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