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i'm concerned, they're in default of their pledge. >> reporter: protests are braving the winter storm with signs reading fill this victory say. there is a certain irony in the debate about whether or not to
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you know, he was a constitutional originalist and there is nothing in the constitution that would prohibit the president from making this appointment no matter how close we were to an election. reena, kendis. >> thank you so much. smoke in the cockpit caused a scare in a flight out of rond reagan national airport. 60 minutes after takeoff, it was back on the ground at dulles airport after the pilots reported smoke. all six crew members were treated and released. no passengers were hurt and no word on the cause. a colorado planned parent parent heed clinic has reopened. only part of the building is being used because repairs are still not done. robert lewis deer has been clarnled with murder and other counts in connection with the attack. deer says he an targeted the clinic because of an, boz that are performed there. over in ohio, a restaurant
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attack last week. four were injured when the suspect stormed inside and began slashing people. the restaurant owner believes he was targeted because he's an arab. but the fbi in columbus has not spoken publicly about a motive in this case. the suspect was killed by police. a series of air strikes in syria destroyed hospitals it including a maternity ward and pediatric hospital. 50 people were killed. doctors without you borders blame syria and russia saying some 40,000 people have no access 0 medical care. last week the u.s., russia and other world powers agreed to a pause in the flight. >> eagles death metal front man jesse hughes has returned to paris saying he feels a sacred responsibility to finish the band's show that was interrupted by a error attack. the performance by the california based band is scheduled for tonight. hughes broke into tears saying he's been unable to control his
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us. to be the band, but i'm grateful for it. i really am. >> he was asked if the trauma that he and others experienced has changed his views on gun control. he says he believes everyone should be armed. >> the crisis over the zika virus in florida is growing. one new case has been confirmed bringing the state's total number of cases to 21 all of the cases acquired outside of the state and none involve pregnant women among those considered to be at greatest risks. potential vaccines said to be at least 18 months away. >> almost all of comcast's service has been restored. the outages appear to be scattered across account country. there's no word on how many were affected or what caused the
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comcast has some 27 million customers so people actually spoke to each other for a little while yesterday. the lincoln memorial in d.c. is getting a major renovation. the parks service is getting an $18.5 million donation fromfully rubenstein. the memorial draws more than 7 million visitors a year, the most visited attraction on the national mall. scrubbing. >> he looks pretty good. there was plenty of bling on display at last night's grammy award buzz nothing like this. there's a big number here. it looks like a chunk of ice. >> it involves a diamond. that big number 404 carats. the stone was found in a mine in the african nation of angola. here's whereas another big number comes into play. >> the exper se the diamond is worth as much as $40 million. it's the biggest diamond ever found in angola.
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the size exactly. to put it in perspective, about 7 centimeters about, that big. >> that's how big it is? >> it looks much bigger on television. >> that's what they all saw say. roughly the size of alighter. so that's huge. >> that is pretty huge. put that lighter on my fingering? >> all that bling. >> coming up "in the mix" barbie's dream house goes hi-tech. but does she really need wi-fi? celebrating the best music actions at the grammy awards including this amazing tribute to david bowie. >> and the unusual breeds competing pore awards and attention at this year's westminster dog show. check out our behind the screens pics. you're watching wnds. "world news now." (ugh.) does your carpet ever feel rough and dirty?
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this is ground control to major tom you really >> that was unquestionably one of the biggest moments of last night's grammy awards. lady gaga channeling the late great david bowie performing some of bowie's greatest hits, paying tribute to the revolutionary artist who died suddenly last month of cancer at
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>> she looks great, doesn't she. >> yes, and the effects that were in play during it were absolutely fascinating. > this year's grammy awards were jam packed with something for just about everyone. >> yes, from awards to performances, of course, to tributes and even i few throw backs. jason nathanson was there. >> reporter: the album of the year went to "1989," taylor swift the first woman to win that twice. semi said to all young women don't let others try to take credit for your accomplishments. >> you will know it was you. >> reporter: kendrick lamar won five awards but couldn't break out of the rap category. the performance was probably the most impactful. a fairful meghan trainor took best new artist. >> and my mom and dad for always believing in me. >> "uptown funk,".
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>> ed sheeran won his first two grammys monday night. >> thank you very much. >> reporter: but there were head scratching issues during adele's performance and the singer hit some rare sour notes. and did we mention the tributes? so many big names dying recently. lady cuba ga's ode to david bowie perhaps the most memorable. >> the eegs and jackson browne got together to remember glenn frey. take it easy you will find >> ab-stevie wonder and pen ta tonics honored maurice white. other awards on the country side, best album chris stapleton. he said swift gave lim a present before going on is taken. >> i'd like to thank taylor
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>> louis ck took home best comedy album. backstage, jason nathan son, abc news, los angeles. what a fun night. >> it was a fun night. report. should mention also, they have the main awards that are given out earlier in the day. and former president jimmy carter. >> that was cool into won his second grammy award pore best spoken word album. >> yes. >> i think he's very talented. >> he is. i don't know about the spoken word. >> he's very talented after leaving office. >> our next half hour, we're
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it is certainly awards season and by that, we mean even dog award season. the nation's biggest dog show is taking place right now. the westminster kennel club, taking place in new york. >> more than 3,000 dogs are greating in a litany of competitions from show hounds to the toy breeds. this year, seven new breeds are vying to be top dog. here's abc's jesse palmer >> reporter: over 3,000 dogs competing at the 140th westminster dog show. >> this is like the super bowl, it's like the world series. >> reporter: and 197 breeds and varieties, including seven new breeds. more than ever before. like jango.
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a spanish water dog. another new dog on the block? the berger picard. >> it's our first time, so we're about to jump out of our skin just being here. >> reporter: getting the dogs ready for the spotlight is no walk in the park. >> he sits in shampoo for an hour, and then it takes five hours to force dry every cord to get it dry. then he goes in the house and lays in front of a fan for a day and a half. >> reporter: sounds like he has a tough life. >> he has a very tough life. >> reporter: and as for jango? he's already a champion. winning best in his breed, giving him a shot at another first, best in show. jesse palmer, abc news, new york. >> ah. jesse getting some love from the dogs. >> i no he. >> should point out to the this day, the beagle remains the most popular dog in westminster history. >> there you go. you know all about that. that's not a beagle though, is it?
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now it's time for "the mix." we're still a few years away from regular folks getting a fully connected house. we're talking about smart house. apparently barbie's beat us to the punch. >> she's already got one. >> this was the international toy fair in new york city just happening over the weekend and right now on going. and barbie's, this is the dream house. there's an elevator that can go down to the first floor. there are lights there that are voice activated. there's wi-fi enabling devices. voice recognition. kind of like siri. so there's a virsal oven. you can get breakfast started and you can even have a mood set for the lighting.
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the stairs turn into a slide. >> it's an the size of a new york apartment. it's probably like a good $5,000 a month. >> the rent's a little bit cheaper on this one. dream house. >> sounds like a steal. in asia, they have developed new smart chairs. i want to show you video. these are called intelligent office chairs that automatically park themselves around conference room tables. it's part of a new nissan thing and with just a subtle clap, the conference room chairs automatically align themselves. they think they're ahead of the game but here at abc we've been doing it for years. show them one of our -- just clap and it will start moving. look at that. >> wow. how did you do that? >> it's amazing. >> wait. what are you doing? >> is that floss dental floss?
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>> you died dental floss to that chair? pooh we could use it now into all right. that's pretty impressive. give them a round of applause, pokes. >> very impressive. >> that was really good. that was pretty good. i would have ever been impressed. i'm just trying to get them to upgrade these laptops. >> the technology we have here. >> that's pretty impressive. so there's a museum in spain that uses the ocean floor to turn it into an art gallery. take a look. >> the ocean floor? >> isn't that cool? it's europe's first underwater contemporary art museum. still in the first faces. you see the sculptures there in the canary islands in spain. so it's accessible to snorkelers, driver ivers. >> they paid tribute last night to benny king. there's a saxophonist doing it, as well. he has a really good rendition you have "stand by me."
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this morning on "world news now" is, political battle. former president george w. bush fights for his brother jeb while donald trump lashes out. how the campaign is intensifying for both parties. february fury from tornadoes in the south to a storm packing a powerful punch. today in the north, the travel dangers in the hours ahead. and new this half hour, an early and easy delivery for a surprised mom. >> just two pushes right there at home on the couch and a baby boy was born ten days early. wait till you hear the rest of this story. >> later in "the skinny," the music acted dazzled the grammy awards and the red carpet. and why adele was not too happy
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>> it's tuesday, february 16th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." and everybody, good morning on a busy tuesday. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm reena ninan. you like to belt out adele. >> a little "all i ask." the way i belt it out, it kind of sounded like the way adele sounded last night because -- >> technical difficulty. >> the tune was a little bit off. >> she drowned her sorrows in in and out burger. it was still a beautiful performance. we begin with the all out brawl in south carolina. a nasty war of words intensifying on the campaign trail. >> as the democrats battle over middle class and minority voters and former president bush stumps for his younger brother, donald trump is doubling down on his 9/11 comments. it's your voice, your vote. and abc's lana zak has the latest on the candidates starting with the republicans. >> reporter: the man known as
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trail trying to make younger brother jeb bush 45. >> we need someone who can fix the problems that cause our anger and frustration and that's jeb bush. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: and jeb needs the help. the south carolina republican primary on saturday could be his last stand against front-runner donald trump who owns a double digit lead in polls there. even so, trump has been on the warpath against the bushes. >> the world trade center came down during your brother's reign. remember that. >> i've heard for years he kept the country safe after. what does it mean after? what about during 9/11? i was there. i lost a lot of friends killed in that building. >> reporter: trump unleashing an attack on senator ted cruz. >> i think ted's a very untable guy. i've never seen anybody that lied as much as ted cruz. and he goes around saying he's a christian. >> reporter: cruz fired back.
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start yelling louder and louder, liar, liar, liar, whenever anyone points to the candidate's own record. >> reporter: meanwhile, hillary in nevada. support in the caucus on saturday. >> reporter: she too got a helping hand from a presidential relative. >> america needs a leader who cannot just talk change but can make change. >> reporter: in michigan, a surging bernie sanders was met with huge lines and nearly 10,000 supporters. >> together we're going to create an economy that works for the working class and the middle class, not just the 1%. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: lana zak, abc news, washington. president obama could nominate a replacement for supreme court justice antonin scaly yea as soon as next week. the white house says the president's obligation to do so is "ironclad," and that he's already deep into the process. but the republicans control congress so the nominee has little chance of being confirmed. that could leave the position
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>> to the extreme weather that is impacting the eastern half of the country. tornadoes struck the gulf coast. this one tearing through alexandria, louisiana. it for the roof off of a car wash and threw it into a pizza hut that was packed with lunchtime diners at the time. some of the debris lands on a car with the driver inside. amazingly, there were only minor injuries in that one. >> thousands of people are without power this morning after another twister touched down near the florida/alabama border. a guitar center employee says it came out of nowhere. the twister uprooted trees and knocked them on to cars and buildings. amazingly, only minor injuries, as well. >> that same storm system brought know and ice farther north last night making for a miserable commute. long distance travel was no better. hundreds of flights were canceled with more here's elizabeth hur. >> snow in d.c. and virginia quickly transforring the area from a winter wonderland to a
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temporarily closing runways at reagan international and having a ripple effect at airports across the country. snow and ice wreaking havoc for drivers from iowa to illinois, indiana and pennsylvania. i-78 finally reopened after this massive and fatal pile-up over the weekend. a new storm is now moving across parts of the northern plains and south making its way north bringing heavy rain and warmer temperatures. a welcome relief for the millions of americans in the northeast and new england. speaking of relief, forecasters say temperatures are set to rise some 30 degrees in the next 24 hours from boston to d.c. meaning they'll be enjoying temperatures in the 50s by later today. kendis and reena? >> can't get there soon enough. >> yeah, exactly. that warmup she mentioned is part of the story. >> yeah, now there are some
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winds. accuweather's paul williams continues our coverage right now. good morning, paul. >> i appreciate that, kendis, reena. this storm is now going to take on a different personality. for example, tuesday, we're looking for widespread rain throughout the northeast but then this storm begins to move to the north. here's how it's going to change personality. we will have a warmup which will help bring us out of the cellular as far as the temperatures are concerned. we have strong winds coming off the atlantic. strong winds, 50 to 60-mile-per-hour winds along the east coast from maine all the way down to richmond. personality. kendis, reena? the weather today. in syria, hopes for a cease-fire set for next week strikes on hospitals and a school. at least 50 people died in the attacks that included a pediatric hospital as well as a maternity ward. doctors without borders blamed syria and russia saying 40,000 people are now without medical
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last week the u.s., russia and other world leaders agreed to pause the fighting. smoke in the cockpit caused a scare on an alaska airlines flight out of reagan national airport. 167 people were on board going to seattle. 16 minutes after takeoff, the plane was safely back on the ground at nearby dulles airport after the pilots reported smoke. all six crew members were treated at a hospital and released. no passengers were hurt and no word on the cause. president obama is in southern california this morning for a landmark summit he's hosting leaders of ten asian nations, the first time they have been invited to a stand alone meeting in the united states. they'll be talking about economic and security issues. chief among those china's assertion that it has rights to all of the south china sea. pope francis has wrapped up another busy day in mexico. the 79-year-old catholic leader looked exhausted when he returned to mexico city last night where he greeted the
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earlier during a visit to chiapas, the pope spoke out centuries of exploitation and exclusion of the country's population. >> i hope he's okay. >> he had a slight limp here in the united states. it comes with a little bit of exhaustion. but he's tireless at 79. >> he is. i hope had he work in a nap for him. well, a rhode island mom delivered her third son at home but not exactly by choice. baby cameron arrived in the middle of the night ten days early as his mom tried to get comfortable on the recliner in the living room. the dad sleeping upstairs. when he showed up, dad immediately called 911 and an ambulance took mom and baby to the hospital. i had one feeling that felt like a normal contraction. and at the second push, i was holding my son. >> i heard her screaming and
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>> unbelievable. cameron seemed ready to get going. he cried right away and he was already breastfeeding in the ambulance. he may need that spunk to keep up with his two older brothers there. >> so the kid was born monday morning already breastfeeding and i believe by tomorrow, he'll be walking. > that's right. >> at this pace. >> and by next week we'll be talking about what college he's getting into. >> exactly. so the big annual toy fair here in new york wraps up today. one of the items featured is a real blast from the past. >> it's called the thingmaker 3-d printer from mattel. basically, it's a 3-d printer. it's controlled by an app. it's meant for children to design and print all kinds of stuff from action figures to jewelry and really whatever they can imagine. >> the original thing maker dates back to the early '60s. it was die cast molds you baked in the oven. this new one decidedly more hi-tech and probably a little
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coming up in "the skinny" can, grammy acts and fashions to remember. and in the bonus round, the rose handed out by the bachelor. >> also ahead, yeah, health alert about popular heartburn remedies. the latest link and what you need to know. >> and the demands for better safety in the skies after the latest laser strike hitting an airline cockpit. you're watching "world news now." seriously? where do you think you're going? to work, with you. it's taco tuesday. you're not coming. i took mucinex to help get rid oh, right then i'll swing by in like 4 hours. forget the tacos! one pill lasts 12 hours. i'm good all day. wait! i was going to wear a sombrero. only mucinex has a bi-layer tablet that starts fast, and keeps working. not 4, not 6, but 12 full hours. start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. in a world that's trying to
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75 and older who regularly took those medications had a 44% increased risk of dementia. but researchers caution it's just a link and there's no proof one causes the other. we turn our focus now to a growing concern in the skies. overseas, the bbc reporting there are growing demands to restrict the sale of lasers. >> it comes amid an investigation into that dangerous scare over the weekend that forced a virgin atlantic flight from london to new york to turn around. here's abc's david kerley. >> reporter: this virgin atlantic jet had just taken off for new york. >> we have a medical issue with one of the pilots after a laser incident after takeoff, and we're going to return to heathrow. >> reporter: the pilot, described as "unwell," was taken to the hospital as a precaution. >> i think it's just really scary, whether it was by accident or on purpose. >> reporter: british pilots call this an attack, which are increasing at an alarming rate. more incidents here, too, of those powerful lasers being shined into cockpits. the faa says in 2014, there were an average of 11 cases a night.
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21 incidents each evening. part of the problem? this doesn't happen enough. finding the person with the laser. in new york, police are out every night. this is some of the busiest airspace in the country. three major airports with airliners lining up and landing all night. for pilots, even police, lasers bring the fear of temporary blindness, putting themselves and their aircraft at risk. david kerley, abc news, washington. okay. when we come back, music's big night in hollywood. >> yeah, we're all about the grammys, the awards, the tributes, the moments and, of course, the fashion.
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tt0w!t.*(=% 0ph-6(4 tt0w!t.*(=% s"h-&zt tt0w!t.*(=% ueh-%8$ tt0w!t.*(=% 7hh-9:p skinny, so skinny well, time now for "the skinny" and the only headline this morning is last night's grammys. >> it was a big night in los angeles. 58th annual grammy awards. there were quite a few surprises and more than a few upsets. one of the biggest wins of the night, mark ronson beat out taylor swift to take home the record of the year award for his hit "uptown funk." the song also took home the award for best pop duo group performance. >> taylor swift did prevail taking home album of the year for "1989," making her the only
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the year twice. she also won best pop music album and music video. swift used her acceptance speech to encourage young women everywhere not to give up. >> during that speech -- should mention song of the year which is actually an award for best songwriter went to ed sheeran and amy wadge for "thinking out loud" sheeran said he never thought he would be handed an award by stevie wonder. >> and perhaps in a poke at songwriters best new artist winner meghan trainor could hardly get through her acceptance speech making sure she thanked record executive l.a. reed for looking her as an artist. >> taylor responding to kanye says there are people who will try to undercut your accomplishments or your fame and this is to them. so a subtle jab. >> we have an alert system ready when kanye tweets back. go doo, doo, doo. don't be alarmed if you hear
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>> last night's grammys were jam packed with high octane performances. >> kicking it all with a rousing start, taylor swift. >> i thought it was "the lion king" for a second but it's not. she apparently opened last night's show donning that sequinned jumpsuit for her performance of "out of the woods." >> adele's performance was less than perfect. look at this. while singing "all i ask" the piano mikes fell onto the piano strings. you can see she got a little fluxed about it. cbs called it a technical issue that was out of their control. adele tweeting among other things, because of it though, out. so maybe it was worth it. >> there you go. i like how she took a bad situation and made it positive. >> by eating.
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>> she looks so much like david bowie there. >> lady gaga channeling the late great bowie with a medley of some of his famous hits. >> another tribute included a star-studded salute to the music of lionel richie and jackson browne frongt the eagles, remembering founding member glenn frey. >> noticeably absent last night rihanna reportedly is under doctor's orders to cancel her performance over a bout of bronchitis and warned while performing while sick could have permanently damaged her vocal cords. that is a reason to stay home. >> she tweeted an apology to fans, as well. >> apology accepted. any coverage of the awards wouldn't be complete without discussing the fashion. >> this is the deep part of our coverage. any fashion discussion must start with lady gaga and this david bowie inspired outfit. from head to toe, the 29-year-old channeled the
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makeup to the sapphire and silver dress right down to those nearly impossible crimson platform heels. >> i liked she chose her natural hair color for this. >> she woke up like that. >> yep. look, here's super model chrissy teigen showing off her baby bump cape. number one accessory was eye candy john legend, her husband looking amazing in a tux with gold fleur-de-lis. >> stealing the red carpet spotlight was sierra in a barely there black halter neck wrap dress encrusted with white sequins leaving very little to the imagination. >> we don't know whose imagination came up with this. >> pink nightmare worn by florence welsh, lead of florence and the machine. the moon and star embellishments a gucci frock looks like it came straight out of the prairie. or maybe a 7th great home ec class. >> that is rough. >> very bedazzled.
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kate adds finish jet-dry with five power actions that dry dishes and prevent spots and film, so all that's left is the shine. for better results, use finish jet-dry. skinny, so skinny >> the bell means "skinny" bonus round. let's get straight to it. you're already on camera. abc's "bachelor." >> surprises today. tell you what. we're back. >> yes. >> we're down to the final four in "the bachelor." in the bachelor." >> things are getting serious. >> episode last night was all in warsaw, indiana. it was ben's hometown. our girl lauren b. and jojo went on one-on-one dates. it's all good with them. things started not to go so well on the group date. >> oh. >> that was when we had becca, amanda and caila, they take the
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there's only one rose on the whole thing. amanda got it. they worked a drive through. then they had this french fry kiss. kind of like lady and the tramp. >> like a disney movie. >> they were hanging out at mcdonald's. eventually they got to a big street party right there in the downtown warsaw. amanda is one of the final four. it's all good for her. then there was a one-on-one date, emily the twin and ben, they went to ben's parents' house. something wasn't right about this from the get go. you just got the feeling that it wasn't going to end well. >> what happened? >> let's put it this way. you know it's not going to end well on "the bachelor" when you hear stuff like "i don't think i can see you being my wife." that's kind of straightforward. she said that. he went further. "i don't see that next step for us." >> there's still a chance. >> no, i don't think there's any chance for emily. emily is gone. so much for her.
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were still alive. lauren b. got the rose. jojo got the rose. kayla got the last rose. you know what that means. no rose for becca. >> come on. >> tears all around. becca's making plans for "bachelor in paradise." >> he blindsided her. >> i don't know if it was a blind side or not. ben said he wanted to do it before the families got involved. so -- >> is he crying? >> it is what it is. he was a little worked up. but it is what it is. finally four, for the hometowns, amanda, our girl lauren b., jojo and caila. >> oh. >> and if the promos are anything -- if we know anything by that, someone's family is going rogue. think desiree's brother versus shawn.
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so kiss count was not important this week? >> no, kiss count was not important this week. >> they just kissed good-bye. that was all she wrote. we're down to the final four.
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this morning on "world news now" -- >> some of the headlines that we're working on right now, we'll tell you about them president obama is deep into the process of choosing a nominee for the supreme court. after the death of justice antonin scalia, but the republicans vow to block the confirmation. more on that standoff straight ahead. a severe storm system is affecting millions of people in 17 eastern states. there have ever been tornadoes in the gulf states and rain, snow and ice to the north. >> no word on what caused smoke in the cockpit of an alaska airlines plane that took off from reagan national airport outside of dc. it landed safely at a nearby dulles airport. six crew members were treated at
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hurt. >> it was the music industry's night to shine with high octane performances. heartwarming tributes and more than a few surprises. at last night's grammy awards. we'll have a complete wrap-up straight ahead. those are some of our top stories on this tuesday, february 16th. february 16th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. we begin this half hour with the fallout from the death of supreme court justice antonin scalia. congress is unlikely to approve whoever president obama nominates to replace him. >> even in the best of circumstances, justice scalia would be a tough act to follow. abc's terry moran reports on his life and his legacy. >> reporter: to friends, justice antonin scalia was first a family man, a happy family man, as he noted when he was sworn in back in 1986. >> maureen, who is an extraordinary woman and without whom i wouldn't be here, or, if i were here, it wouldn't have
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>> reporter: they raised nine children together, five boys, four girls, and dozens of grandkids came along. on the court, scalia's loss is incalculable. in some of the biggest cases on the docket, the justices are now likely deadlocked, 4-4, and that means no ruling. so, lower court decisions remain standing, likely handing huge victories to public unions, representing teachers and other government workers. they now will likely get to keep millions of dollars in mandatory fees from workers that were being challenged. and on voting rights, a republican effort to change how electoral districts are drawn, now expected to fail without scalia. beyond the cases, there is the personal loss for justices. especially ruth bader ginsburg, their friendship so evident whenever they were together. >> we do also have a different style. i say people might regard my opinions as rather dull, boring. yours are really jazzy sometimes.
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>> reporter: in a heartfelt statement, justice ginsberg saying, "he was a jurist of captivating brilliance and wit, with a rare talent to make even the most sober judge laugh." >> there is historical precedent for this situation back in the 1950s, justice jackson died at the beginning of the term. the court kept on with its work. they do have the option of rehearing cases but the bottom line here is that on most issues even the most important ones, the court doesn't need to decide it tomorrow. terry moran, abc news, the supreme court. we move on now to the name calling in the race for the white house. and it's getting nastier by the day. former president george w. bush emerged from political hibernation you might call it to campaign for his younger brother jeb in south carolina. all in the face of fresh wave of attacks from donald trump. bush defended his response to the 9/11 attacks and urged voters not to back a candidate who inflames anger but trump
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>> i've heard for years he kept the country safe after -- what does that mean after? what about during 9/11? i was there. i lost a lot of friends killed in that building. >> trump criticized ted cruz calling him the biggest liar and threatened to sue cruz over his eligibility to be president. trump also hinted that he may consider a third party run. the democrats are now locked in a tight race in nevada five days before voters there head to the polls. hillary clinton skipped an event in florida trying to drum up much needed support even barking like a dog 0 mock republicans. former president clinton went to florida in her place and he took a jab at bernie sanders suggesting his goals are not realistic. bernie sanders was feeling confident enough to leapfrog head to michigan. he held two campaign events including one that attracted nearly 10,000 supporters. sanders did not go to flint but
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coping with the water crisis and he called it one of the most difficult meetings he's ever had. >> president obama is in southern california where he's hosting a summit of ten asian leaders, the first time they've been invited to the u.s. for a stand alone summit. they'll be talking trade and security issues. during yesterday's meetings, the white house announced the president will visit vietnam in may. in syria particularly strikes scuttling a tentative deal for a pause in the fighting. russia and syria are being blamed for the missiles that fell on a hospital and a school in what's being called a "deliberate attack." here's abc's alec marquardt. >> reporter: the roar of a jet, smoke billowing from a strike. rescuers desperately digging in the rubble for survivors. doctors without borders which supports the bombed hospital quickly blamed the deadly strike on syria and russian air strikes. saying its destruction now leaves 40,000 people without access to medical care. several other hospitals and
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the u.s. quickly condemned the air strikes and pointed the finger at syria and russia. the latest offensive has driven some 50,000 people toward the border with turkey in the past week. at a field hospital, we met this 18-year-old whose home he said was hit by a russian strike. shrapnel paralyzing him from the waist down, days before a proposed cease fire, a reminder why so few believe it can happen. alex marquardt, abc news. >> it's expected to be an emotional evening in paris as the american band eagles of death metal returns to finish the concert that was cut short by a terror attack. 9 people died in the attack at the bataclan which has remained closed. the band's front-runner says he feel a sacred responsibility to finish the show. the pope wrapping up another busy day in mexico. the 79-year-old catholic leader looked exhausted when he returned to mexico city last night.
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out there and he agreed them with smiles. earlier during a visit to the chiapas state in the south, the pope spoke out against centuries of exploigs and exclusion of the country as a native population. >> some stunning it proof of corruption in mexico revealed after a deadly prison riot and fire. authorities found luxury cells with cable tv, minifridges and aquariums. the facility had food stands and a bar. 49 people died when two rival fractions of a drug cartel battled for control of the prison. the director superintendent and a guard have ever been arrested on murder charges. so bras can give you a lift. australian police say they've made one of the biggest drug busts down under seizing nearly 200 gallons of liquid amphetamine. four people have ever been
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from china. >> if you do target the australian market, we have the powers and resources to prosecute you. >> this is definitely a bust. however the seizure is thought to be only a small fraction of the meth flooding the australian market because the price has been dropping. this form is known as ice in australia and crystal meth here, we're very familiar with this if you watched "breaking bad." >> it's become quite a problem in some parts of this country. okay. so we think it is safe to say it's been a remarkable couple of days for a giant octopus in the great northwest. his name is kong. >> he was set to be the king of his tank at the seattle aquarium on sunday, valentine's day. he's going to do something some sort of mating is really what it is. but the aquarium canceled because its annual blind date event because kong was too big. apparently size matters.
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his potential mate. and just today, they put in a trash can filled with water and dumped him into the puget sound. so he's all out there on his own? >> apparently he's going to be joining weight watchers now because people think he's too big. it's heart breaking. what's the thing you swipe to the left and right? >> to the right. there's fat shaming even in the aquarium. >> not cool. octopus? >> no, but it's good eating if we find it. coming up, what makes steph curry tick on and off the court. >> also ahead, an the night that belonged to taylor swift. awards and the direction that the music business is headed. >> and the 20 golden retrievers rescued from an unthinkable location flown halfway around the globe after our forecast map. did you know there are some powerful storms on both coasts? justin bieber won a grammy last night. first time. >> what does that have to do with the weather?
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an unusual cargo the los angeles airport after a long flight. look at these cuties. 20 golden retrievers started out in istanbul, turkey. where they had been abandoned. a woman who lives there reached out to a golden retriever rescue group here in the u.s. they arranged to bring the dogs back to the u.s. the rescuers footed the bill >> they were once a status symbol. the wealthy and kind of lost their luster and were released onto the streets and the forests and they don't do well with the >> i didn't know that. golden retrievers are in such high demand here that there is a from turkey will be placed in foster homes till they can be matched with permanent homes. what a good cause. >> they'll be gone in minutes.
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with much of the nation in the grips of a deep freeze, ice is a major worry but not just on the roads, of course. >> we've seen a dramatic number of rescues of people ho have fallen through the ice into potentially bonechilling water. what should you do in such an emergency? here's abc's matt gutman. >> take a look at this dramatic rescue caught on camera. firefighters rushing to save a 16-year-old after he plunged through an icy pond in missouri earlier this month. to demonstrate how to survive crashing through the ice, we traveled to the tundra of indianapolis. >> that whole team is just in charge of making sure i can get rescued. pretty serious operation. >> the indiana state police and fire department giving me a life saving demonstration. my teacher? dr. popsicle. the world's most foremost expert on hypothermia and ice rescues. gordon says the first thing to
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that you have time. then get control of your breathing and don't panic. two words, kick and pull. kick and pull. put your arms on ice and just kick your legs and try and pull yourself along the ice. >> like swimming on top of the ice. >> with no special wet or dry suits, i take the plunge. >> i was just walking along and -- mind-numbing cold. but i acclimate, adjust my breathing and then remember my instructions. i kick and pull my way to safety but as this is thermal imaging camera shows, my toes and extremities were blue and cold. but that's just from the original exposure to the freezing water. my core is fine. i'm not hypothermic. he gave me a nifty tool to help make extracting myself easier. these are called ice picks.
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have this around their neck. >> easier indeed but same rules apply. kick and pull. >> all right. >> matt gutman, abc news, los angeles. do you think matt gutman tells his wife before he does these? >> i think she finds out afterwards. >> our thanks to matt for taking one for the team. >> they said 33 degrees weather, you have about 15 minutes of survival and that's it. >> the hardest part would be not to panic. >> so true. coming up, music's big night in l.a. this year's grammy awards jam packed with awards and performances, also a long list of tributes. we'll have a complete wrap-up straight ahead.
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come on and sing m come on and sing my song everybody all night long all night long, all night long >> dancing at home by myself lis flinging to this moment. >> this is like a wedding song that everybody should play. everybody up on the floor. >> it was one of the pivotal moments at last night's grammy awards, the tribute to lionel richie, the icon joined by "a" listers including john legend, luke bryan, meghan trainor and tyrese gibson for a
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"all night long." >> he still looks the same. doesn't he? he looks great. >> and that was just one of many special moments at last night's grammy awards. it was a jam packed show also with tributes. >> and the star power on the stage, as well. right now with chris connelly dance the night with you >> from adele's epic "all i am" to demi lovato's, well, "hello."sm" to demi lovato's, well, "hello." askm" to demi lovato's, well, "hello." ask" to demi lovato's, well, "hello." is it me you're looking for >> from taylor swift "are we out of the woods yet" wonder to the multicultural wonders of this opener from the broadway musical "hamilton." in new york you can be a newman >> by luck or design. the 50th annual grammy awards came at a moment when music sits proudly at the head of the pop
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thanks to beyonce's "formation" video and subsequent super bowl halftime performance steeped in black lives matter imagery and kanye west's by every means possible rollout for his newest release "the life of pablo" featuring a madison square garden fashion show, a saturday night live performance and a yeezy tweet storm. much on the minds of those there. >> and when i wake up, i recognize you're looking at me. >> so many of them fans of the rapper kendrick lamar beloved from the streets to the oval office jumping off from his "all right" video with a galvanizing performance and winning five grammys including best rap album. >> "thinking out loud." >> ed sheeran won best song for what looms as a generation
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loud," and then the pop unicorn herself sporting a banged out bob picking up album of the year for "189." the entire night a showcase for superstars who thrived in the age of digital and streaming. >> adele is just a fascinating star. you know, you've got these deep and dark and sort of lonely songs and she's funny and she's a very, very likable character. >> and a good thing, too. late reports and tweets commenting on technical issues at the top of her performance. rihanna took to twitter to explain her last minute decision to cancel her grammy performance telling her fans, so sorry i couldn't be there. a statement saying she had been put on vocal rest for an infection. you know what's not canceled, the daytime and nighttime drama between taylor and kanye. one long running show to which anyone can buy a ticket. one that figures to play itself out more in the days to come. >> keeping up with kanye west
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especially when he's in overdrive mode like he's been lately. i've heard the album. i think it's great. >> reporter: for "nightline," i'm chris connelly in los angeles. >> we'll be right back. kanye west, still broke. i took mucinex dm for my phlegmy cough. yeah...but what about mike? he has that dry scratchy thing going on. guess what? it works on his cough too. cough! guess what? it works on his cough too. what? stop! don't pull me! spoiler alert! she doesn't make it! only mucinex dm relieves both wet and dry coughs for 12 hours with two medicines in one pill. start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this. shoulders don't just carry pads. they carry your fans' passions, hopes, and dreams and maybe, a chance at greatness... because shoulders were made for greatness. not dandruff there's moving...
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golden state warriors steph curry is an amazing player. >> but what you might not realize is that the nba's reigning mvp is surprisingly norm. abc's jesse palmer had a chance for a little one-on-one. >> reporter: steph curry, dominating the nba all-star court sunday night. the sharp shooting point guard bringing home a victory for team west. do you think you're the best player in the nba? >> yes, by the way, that's my mentality, my focus and motivation when i go out there. >> reporter: now with curry at the helm, the warriors are on track to break the nba record for regular season, a 95-96 record set by michael jordan and the chicago bulls. >> i don't know how many times you'll be in a position to chase a historical record like that and an nba team that everybody remembers. we'll go after it, but getting a championship should be much more important. >> reporter: while his wife
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culinary chops and a popular food blog, they don't call him chef curry for nothing. >> five ingredients. 15 minutes. i keep it simple. knock it out. and let the family enjoy. and then you'll have that tomorrow and the next day and the next day. that's all i got. >> reporter: off the court, you'll find them rubbing shoulders with the obamas, the first lady posting this wildly viral dub smash with the couple on friday. >> reporter: curry even playing a round of golf with the president but admitting there's one thing that throws him off his game. >> the only thing that was a little intimidating was it was the secret service. we lost the match. i did blame it on the secret service. he's used to that kind of environment and i'm not. we need a rematch and call it square. >> reporter: jesse palmer, abc news, new york. >> i love it he blamed the secret service. >> he's such an awesome guy. we do like him. >> that's the news for this half hour everyone. remember to follow us on
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making news in america this morning -- messy storms all across the east. tornadoes damaging homes and businesses. ripping roofs clear off buildings. and further north, snow and ice threatening this morning's commute. fighting words. donald trump going after his republican rivals. with wuf talk for ted cruz and jeb bush. former president george w. bush fires back at trump. air scare. smoke in the cockpit of a flight. forced to land moments after takeoff. passengers hospitalized. what exactly happened? and last laugh. taylor swift taking home the top prize at last night's grammy awards. her sharp message to her haters,

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