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morning, breaking right now, the american sailors pulled off u.s. navy boats and held by iran, questioned overnight. their release. state of the union. president obama addressing congress and the nation. a wide array of topic, the past, the future, the isis and a message for the man or woman who is in the white house after him. we're live in washington. relocating. an nfl team returning to los angeles and possibly one following. the fans reacting overnight. plus, ship accident.
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huge ferry to smash into a pier. well, good wednesday morning. we begin with that breaking news from the persian gulf. ten u.s. sailors detained by the iranian revolutionary guard. >> we're talking about the nine men and one woman were on a training mission in two small boats then one of the vessels became disabled and drifted into iranian waters. the revolutionary guard apprehended them. some tense hours followed. >> but this morning a top iranian navy official said their investigation had determined that the american ship had encountered mechanical trouble. the sailors are expected to be transferred to a u.s. ship sometime today. >> and more on that as we get it. in the meantime, there is also breaking news overnight in the crisis with north korea. the south has just fired shots at a north korean drone that crossed the border. tension has been high since last week when the north claimed it had tested a hydrogen bomb.
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mention the u.s. sailors or north korea during last night's state of the union address, but he did vow that protecting the american people and going after terrorist networks is priority number one. >> in his final address in the state of the union, he also warned that america cannot move forward until we fix our politics. abc's stephanie ramos has new reaction to the speech from washington, d.c. she joins us this morning. stephanie, good morning. >> reporter: kendis and reena, good morning to you. the past, future, isis and election 2016 dominated the state of the union address last night with president obama speaking more to viewers at home rather than the lawmakers before him. >> the president of the united states. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: this was it. president obama's last state of the union address before congress and the nation. kicking off the speech acknowledging the 2016 election and tthe horse race in the early primary states. >> and for this final one, i'm going to try to make it a little shorter.
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get back to iowa. [ laughter ] >> reporter: presidential hopefuls marco rubio and bernie sanders sitting in the chambers without mentioning republican candidates by name, the president took them on. >> how can we make our politics reflect what's best in us and not what's worse? >> reporter: but also made a plea for unity. >> i hope we can work together this year on some bipartisan priorities like criminal justice reform. >> reporter: and highlighted past successes and the future. >> the future we want, all of us want, opportunity and security for our families, a rising standard of living, a sustainable, peaceful planet for our kids. all that is within our reach. >> reporter: but republicans challenged the president starting with the gop response from south carolina's governor nikki haley. >> the president's record has soaring words. >> reporter: haley even taking a swing at donald trump. >> it can be tempting to follow
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voices. >> reporter: today, president obama will kick off his post-state of the union tour making stops in nebraska and louisiana. kendis and reena, back to you. >> we also know that the president announced a new moon shot at keuriging cancer. what can you tell us about that? >> reporter: it's similar to when americans first stepped foot on the moon. president obama essentially saying if that was possible, it's possible to find a cure for cancer, so president obama says he's putting vice president joe biden in charge of carrying out the moon shot to cure cancer that biden called for following his son's death. biden has vowed to spend his next 15 months in office fighting for increased funding for research and development, and he says this is a personal issue after the loss of his son, beau, to brain cancer, which is why president obama says joe is now in charge of mission control. back to you. >> and the president did keep it short, roughly 58 minutes there,
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well, most of the live tweeting during president obama's final state of the union address. >> the reactions fell predictably along party lines. hillary clinton congratulated the president on expanding health care coverage vowing not to put their health care into the hands of republicans. >> jeb bush pointed out that $2,000 under president obama. then donald trump simply said, the speech is really boring, slow, lethargic, very hard to watch. latest on his state of the union address. later in "the pulse," the first lady's gorgeous dress and john kerry's reaction when someone asked the secretary of state, who are you wearing. let's return to the campaign trail and hillary clinton facing some new trouble just as she releases a new campaign ad. a new abc news/"washington post" poll finds clinton is sliding even further behind bernie sanders and this is iowa by five percentage points. it comes as she release s s her new ad spotlighting her commitment with standing with president obama and fighting the gun lobby.
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ahead today in iowa and new hampshire and nationally, as well, on cable. in the meantime, in the gop race, texas senator ted cruz faced protesters in new hampshire who managed to get all the way on stage. he also came under fresh attack from donald trump who circulated an op-ed from a top harvard law professor saying, there are real questions about whether cruz is a natural born citizen. ted cruz is in a dead heat with trump in iowa but lags far behind in new hampshire. new developments following that deadly isis attack on a popular tourist area in turkey. reports say police have detained three russians connected with isis. the suspects were allegedly in contact with isis fighters in conflict zones and had provided logistical support to the group. yesterday's attack in istanbul killed ten. most of them were german tourists. back to this country and lake-effect snow in western new york has moved on but more is on the way. the city of buffalo only got a few inches but south of there as
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some spots. all major highways were open again overnight. at least one fatality is reported. the result of a head-on collision in the snow between a truck and an ambulance. and as we mentioned, although the storm is moving into western new york, you can see there and pennsylvania, as well, by the time it's done, some of those areas could have as much as four to five feet of snow. there's also another storm, an alberta clipper, dropping heavy snow on maine. well, still ahead, major nfl news. at least one team heading back to los angeles. plus, breaking overnight, the national guard moving in as a lead tainted water emergency gets worse. and adrift, a huge ferry breaking free in high winds and smashing into a pier. hey, remember the game when i set the rookie passing record? i mean, you only mentioned what, 50 times...
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take a look at this police dash cam video. the driver of that pickup facing a long list of charges after refusing to give up, he even starts driving the wrong way into oncoming traffic sparks flying from both the tire rim and the truck tailgate. finally a police officer ramming the truck even after that, it took three deputies to get him cuffed. some news out of st. louis, as well after 21-year wait and one of the most watched sagas in sports nfl football is coming back to los angeles this summer. the st. louis rams are the ones who are going to be left behind. the rams leaving after 21 years. they're moving back to l.a. and the san diego chargers may relocate, as well. the oakland raiders, however, are staying in the bay area.
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bitterly disappointed they ignored the loyalty of fans there. >> it was a dream come true. we've been waiting for this, wishing for this for 21 years since they've been gone. amazing. >> having it here in the number one city in the world, los angeles, are you crazy? thank you, god. yeah. >> l.a. fans are pretty modest. the rams will likely play at the l.a. coliseum until a new stadium is ready in 2019. that new stadium is being built in inglewood. it'll be the largest in the nfl. track and field's international governing body reportedly knew about widespread russian doping for years but did nothing about it and reports said the international association was so concerned it feared some athletes might actually die. yet for six years they did nothing about it. the use of drugs and transfusions in only pretended to be shocked when the actual scandal broke. oil prices have yet to bottom out. in asia overnight the price of
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and that's a 12-year low, by the way. the spiraling global market has analysts predicting prices could go even lower to 20 or even $10 a barrel. the plunge is forcing oil giant bp and others to cut thousands of jobs. starbucks secret menu now includes three special valentine's drinks. an arizona created them, the valentine and love bean among them. he posted the recipes on reddit and you can actually order them at starbucks, here's the catch, you have to tell them what the recipe is. >> the other catch they're loaded with calories age sugar. >> we ignore that on the holidays. a rescue operation, a man stuck in a sewer pipe. how did he get there? powerball mistake. a group of people erupting after they thought they won the powerball. >> oh.
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snow on the roads as well as the sierra nevada and northern rockies. roads will be wet along the west coast and also the texas gulf coast. if you're flying, airport delays likeliest in san francisco, new york and boston. we've got some new developments in the worsening water crisis plaguing flint, michigan. >> the governor activated the national guard to deliver water and filters starting in flint this morning. volunteers accompanied by state troopers and state deputies went door-to-door with bottled water. tap water became contaminated with too much lead after it switched its drinking water supply in an effort to save money. live some stunning new video from inside the takedown of el chapo, the notorious drug lord. it shows the marines wearing body camera descending on his compound from helicopters. this is all in his mountain hideout. just a day after that meeting with actor sean penn, el chapo wasn't there, but for three months the marines circled, tracking penn and the mexican actress who helped arrange the meeting.
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their man. fire crews in oakland, california, worked for hours worker trapped in a sewer line. he's been stuck there for more than 12 hours. officials say there was not opening when the plumber went down into the hole. the cave then buried him up to his chest. winds upwards of 60 miles an hour ripped this ferry right from its moorings in melbourne, australia, this morning. the 637-foot-long "spirit of tasmania" spun 90 degrees from its berth along the dock and smashed into the pier. the ship's boarding and deporting ramps are damaged, rendering it unable to load passengers and vehicles until further notice. nfl defensive tackle devon still is still celebrating the biggest victory of his life. his daughter lea beat cancer. he shared the great thus on instagram and trit. >> lea was diagnosed
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2014 and was given a 50/50 chance. she went through repeated rounds of chemo, radiation and other treatments of the her last one was monday night and yesterday lea was declared cancer-free. amazing news. we've been following her for quite some time. >> and smiled throughout the process. >> amazing young girl. well, time now for sports. the number one team in college basketball losing in a stunner. >> here's stan and neil at espn. >> good morning. welcome to our "sportscenter" set here back in los angeles now now. the national title game on monday and we're talking college basketball and nba. >> yeah, i'm almost lost my voice, but there's no way i'm not doing this. west virginia, 11 hosting one, kansas. bill self's squad lasted his last two trips to morgantown. the same thing would happen in this one. jaysean paige, jonathan holton, paige, 26 points, 5 steals, fans
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rush the court. let's go crazy. and crazy they would go, and who could blame them. west virginia knocking off number one kansas. it's number two oklahoma next. >> if you're number 11, i'm not sure you're supposed to rush the court. >> exactly. >> you know what i mean? lebron james, cavaliers and mavericks. james unbeaten in seven straight games against them. look at james there. in overtime, mavericks have won their last nine overtime games but those weren't against lebron james and the cavaliers. >> lebron james. >> kicking it out to kyrie irving. irving spectacular since he came back. year, 27 points, 10 rebounds. 7 assists for james. he nearly around and got a triple-double. that's all we got. back to you. >> thank you, gentlemen. up next in "the pulse," the talked about moments from the state of the union. michelle obama's dress and the tired child stealing all the
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time to check "the pulse" starting with memorable moments from the president's state of the union address. >> yeah, michelle obama stealing the spotlight in a yellow/orange dress by narciso rodriguez and it actually sold out on neiman-marcus' website before the speech was over. >> beautiful there. she's definitely our woman crush wednesday. definitely in that dress. >> i like that. john kerry also becoming the talk of twitter after someone asked him a fashion question. >> senator kerry, who are you wearing?
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>> that was the best reaction. >> quite the confused look there from the secretary of state. >> the nation, of course, fell in love with this tired toddler. 4-year-old logan barnett curled up in daddy's arms. he was a guest of house speaker paul ryan. >> he was worn out, but he was pretty psyched. i saw some photos that the speaker put out on instagram with him earlier. >> he shouldn't feel bad, probably i would say about 85% of the people there felt the same way. >> some were passed out. millions of americans are freaking out, of course, understandably about tonight's powerball jackpot, currently at $1.5 billion. >> and who better to give us powerball jackpot winners some tips than billionaire shark mark cuban. first cuban said hire a tax attorney. second, don't take the lump sum and don't make investments. just put it in the bank and say no to your friends and family. you already know who they need and who needs what. >> yeah, and cuban also advises against spending too much on powerball tickets. $2 for entertainment, he says,
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his team play. an extreme reversal of fortune for 42 workers at a new jersey restaurant. and their group powerball ticket, okay, so here's the video from last saturday. it's wonderful, great moments here as a bartender reads off the winning numbers when it was an exact match, the whole place erupts, hallelujah. several workers quit on the >> yeah, the problem was he was reading wednesday's numbers. >> wednesday's numbers. moments later when the powerball site was uploaded with the right number, the joy came to an end. those workers who quit back. >> that's got to burn. next to one man who can't quit his big cuddly bear hug. >> okay, check out this bear. it's an alaskan kodiak named jimbo and playing injured cub. >> jimbo is 22 years old, 1500 pounds, 10 feet tall and loves back rubs. jim runs the orphaned wildlife center in upstage new york. this is a little too close for
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join for free now and lose 10 pounds on us. our top stories this morning, ten u.s. sailors on two small boats are expected to be later today. they were detained after one of their boats became disabled in the persian gulf. president obama vowed protecting americans from one in his final state of the union address last night. he also warned that america cannot move forward until we, quote, fix our politics. lake-effect snow in the northeast will dump up to another two feet of snow on top of the 30 inches that's already on the ground in some parts. areas of western new york could end up with a total of four to five feet. elsewhere, northern california, oregon and washington could see another 2 inches of rain with snow in the sierra and northern rockies.
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and as we watch the president's final state of the union address last night, you can't help but thinking there's a lot more gray in his hair now than, say, seven, eight years ago. >> and that's not all that's changed for barack obama and his family. abc's terry moran takes a look. states. >> reporter: for the last time, barack obama heard that famous shouted announcement as he give his state of the union address. back. >> yes, i am a couple minutes late. >> reporter: i first met the then senator obama in cleveland back in 2006. and right now you're on a roll. people obamania they call, the rock star. you get a big cheer. >> this has been an ainteresting ride. >> reporter: then came 2008, a long shot, first term senator challenging the clinton machine. the campaign became a mass movement. >> all: yes, we can. >> reporter: a wave of hope. what's the one thing in your
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best for that moment? >> in difficult or stressful moments, i don't get rattled. >> reporter: and obama himself turned out to be a highly polarizing president. polls show he's never become either hugely popular like ronald reagan and bill clinton or hugely unpopular like jimmy carter or george w. bush. his favorability hovers under 50%. his presidency, a time of turmoil and division and bitter angry politics. the opposite of what he promised and hoped when he burst onto the scene with a speech that ignited the 2004 democratic convention. >> we are one people all of us pledging allegiance to the stars and stripes. all of us defending the united states of america. >> reporter: america has come to know this couple, this historic first family and watched as their girls grew up and watched as their dad grew gray. >> thank you. god bless you. god bless the united states of america. >> reporter: terry moran, abc
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>> how come terry moran hasn't grayed over several years?
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