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president obama named judge merrick garland as his replacement back in march but republicans refused to even hold a hearing. trump has said he would select a conservative stiv nominee similar to scalia. >> i've made a very big decision on the united states supreme court that is going to be announced tomorrow night from the white house. at 8:00. a person who is unbelievably highly respected.
contraception. other candidate judge thomas hardiman sits on the 3rd circuit court of appeals where trump's sister is a senior judge. now even before president trump names his nominees some democrats are already threatening a fight. senator jeff americacally said he would filibuster any nominee that's not merrick garland saying this "is a stolen seat." it's likely going to be a tough confirmation battle ahead. asian markets mostly lower following a tumble on wall street blamed on the president's travel ban. all three of wall street's major averages lost ground on monday. the dow dropped more than 122 points, its worst loss this year. among the biggest losers energy cans airlines purchase good news for dog lovers. three new breeds added to the westminster kennel club. the pumi comes from an ancient
hungarian herding breed. they can manage 200 sleep. it was a rare briefed sight hound from the northern african countries of morocco, libya and algeria and the third is a spunky american hairless terrier that descends from the rat terrier. more than 2800 dogs are expected to compete last month. james cameron has finally had it up to here with the debate about the end of the titanic. that's when we see jack in the icy water in the north atlantic where spoiler here if you haven't seen it yet, he eventually dies. >> oh, no. >> i didn't know that. i'm joking. rose tells jack she'll never let go. for decades fans have said there may be enough room on the wood door for both of them. >> move over, kate. >> cameron says an episode of mythbusters about the scene didn't prove anything. and in a new interview, he
the titanic script is very clear saying jack gets off the board and gives his place to kate. it's that simple. >> basically here's how it really went down. the real life jack said, kate, i want it out be safe and she said, i think there might be room here. at the said no, i'm going to try to swim to this other plank and it didn't work out. >> i think he was like here, you can have it. expecting her to be why don't we share. unsatisfied she said okay, great. >> see you. >> i'll never let go. >> oh. wow. is that what she would do in. >> no. >> all right. coming up, controlling your sugar cravings. the science behind your sweet tooth and the easy steps you can take to trick your taste buds into thinking you're indulging when actually you're not. >> speak of indulging if you're looking to thaw out from the chill, now is the time to snag cool deals on hot get away spots. first today's
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literally. >> reporter: it was a six-hour shutdown of delta's computer system. that left aaron mcanyoneny a paraplegic fighting cancer sleeping on an airport floor. >> i didn't know companies could be run there way especially an airline company. it's just absolutely unacceptable. >> reporter: six months ago, delta suffered another significant i.t. shutdown. other airlines, too. all using older computer systems patched together. >> it's like being on an airplane and trying to fix it while it's airborne. we can only expect more in the future. >> reporter: which is why for the second time since august, the ce owe of delta apologized to the airline's customers saying this type of disruption is not acceptable to the delta family. david kerley, abc news, reagan national airport. >> coming up, thinking about taking a break from the winter chill. >> that's right. we're checking out winter get away ideas that could
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lasts 12 hours. start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. ♪ ♪ how you get so fly >> how about sugar sugar how did you get so high? because the same parts of your brain that trigger the pleasure centers when you do addictive drugs same thing happens when you eat sugar. >> what? how can you combat your sugar cravings while traying to slim down your waistline? here's abc's becky worley. >> reporter: candy, soda, cookies. >> oh,
new science showing cravings may be a result of the bacteria in our guts. >> some of the bacteria are sending signals to the brain saying eat more sugar. so how do we maintain our healthy eating goals? one answer, trick your sweet tooth with a new focus on minimizing sugar first some products to wage the war. my new forgave desert teas, zero sugar and no substitutes, just a combination of natural herbs and flavors that evoke a sweet response from the taste buds. >> come on, black forest tea, chocolate hazelnut, yum, no sugar. next up, full throttle fruit. what's new a focus on the fiber. that fiber makes you feel full while satisfying your craving and if you're on the go, dried fruit. make sure it's no extra sugar added. the thing about fruit, i have an eat all you want philosophy. that makes me feel like i'm not restricting myself all the time. there
doesn't cut it. i want the real deal. even candymakers's the value of reducing portions. when it comes to sugar, make it maul and long lasting. >> go for a ginger candy. it's strong flavor. really small. you get that satisfaction of finishing it in its entirety and it's really low in sugar. >> when i give into my sweet tooth, i aim for greatest satisfaction with the least amount of sugar. becky worley, abc news, oakland, california. >> so my approach of eating the entire tray of brownies with peanut but the ser not the way to go in. >> no, and i mean, yeah, that's a really bad idea. hey, i love this. j-jen ashton says the amount of sugar you crave depends on how much sugar your mother consumed during pregnancy. >> what about brownies and peanut but the silver. >> just eat the whole pan. >> now that's all i want. >> just eat it.
this morning on "world news now," president trump's first major firing. >> the acting attorney general given the pink slip by the president after refusing to implement his immigration. the shake-up happening in a matter of hours. what this means for the administration going forward. while president trump is following through on his promise to tighten the borders, we're learning how this impacts the process for refugees. hear what david muir found out following families escaping violence in the middle east. bad weather to blame for a massive pile-up involved in pennsylvania. and it's one of the biggest ticks in the country. we are not, however, talking about the super bowl. nope, we're talking about the other party. you know, the one over at gobbler's knob? groundhog day.