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saying ump's priorities are all wrong. >> is he qualified to be commander in chief? >> that's a determination the american people are making. i would suggest the next commander in chief, instead of living o dying by the latest polls and latest twitter storm should focus on identifying our enemies, listening to the expert advice of generals and admirals and national experts and doing whatev is necessary to keep this country safe. >> you can hear more from george's interview with cruz later on "good morning america." department of homeland security is making major changes to the visa waiver program, cracking down on europeans wit ties to four countries -- iran, iraq, sudan and syria. under the new rules, europeans who have duel citenships with one of those countries or have visited in the last five years scrutiny. the changes prompted by the paris attacks. the attackers all europeans who
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visa under the old visa waiver. former pilot has been arrested for flying a plane while drunk. he has been released on bail and ordered back to court next month. according to court documents, he was randomly tested for drugs and alcohol when he landed in orange county. convicti on thihis charge could mean 15 years behind bars. federal officials say a record number of airline passengers were caught last year trying to take guns on planes. most of the weapons were loaded. the tsa saysore than 2,600 firearms were found in carry-on bags. >> and here's something every beginning musician's parents can relate to, the first recital. music to their ears, right? this boy brings something special to it.
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to him there. u got to love that. however he sounds. he's like, i owned that. yes! exit off stage. >> this is awesome. >> no. oh, my. >> we don't know who the kid is, t it is starting to go viral. fist pump. >> yes! >> now, michael jackson moonwalk, moonwalk. >> and then face plant. >> oh! >> i assume the kid is okay. >> i know. now. media. forever. therapy bills. coming up, police in south flora are on the hunt for -- caught on deo. we'll tell you who necessity say drugged and robbed two men they
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"the skinny," the rumors have been confirmed. it's back on between miley cyrus and liam. first, another look at the forecast map. it's not pretty. what is that face? >> it's just not happy weather. >> just look at that. yes, map. >> announc: "world news now" weather brought to you by woollight darks. everyone loves the way dark clothes make them feel. and no one wants that feeling to fade. that's why there's woolite darks. it's free of harsh ingredients, keeping dark clothes looking like new for 30 washes so your love f for dark clothes will never fade. woolite darks.
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the women allegedly made the men a drink. they woke up to find their rolex watches miing along with five other watches tt were supposedly kept in a safe. >> well. well, one more hollywood a-listers to the growing critics taking aim what they see as racial bias in this year's class of oscar nominee. >> actor will smith sat dow with our own robin roberts saying he will honor his wife's call for a boycott of this years academy awards. >> reporter: will smith, known for smashing box office records is now using his stardom to shake up hollywood. >> it's a systematic bias that needs to be addssed across the industry. >> reporter: smith says his decision to not attend the oscars this year isn't about his being snubbed for his role in "concussion." in fact, he told robin roberts he initially didn't know his wife posted a video saying she
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>> i will not be at at academy awards. >> this is not about a couple not going to a party. this is about children that are going to sit down and they're not going to see themselves represented. >> reporter: smith says the all-white acting nominees up f for oscars the past two years is the by-product of all-white executives at the major hollywood studios. >> there's very few people of color in the room when the decisions are made for what films get the green light. >> reporter: the academy plans to meet next week to discuss what measures to take in response to all the criticism. york. i do think this bodes well for the moviehat's coming out halloween" by tyler perry. best makeup? >> oh. you know, it's such a serious
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to the heart of the matter, a lot of people criticize stars like george cloon who have have come out, speaking out against this, , but say is it possible you could stand up a little more and maybe,ou know, tell hollywood, let's do this role with a minority in the lead as opposed to somebody who's white? but at what point can you really push that? is that something -- >> will and jada have a lot of money, have a lot of influence and they have thin own production company, so why not make quality movies? >> people don't know how hard it is, though, to get to that level. even though they are at that level to push and get things into theaters. >> they have a lot of money. everything. >> "boo," oscar nominee. wait until you see what j. lo wore for her concert kicking
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"the skinny" is next.
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abc stations. skinny so skinny coming up on "the skinny." topping our headlines this morning, the wedding back on for miley and liam. >> after weeks of speculatation,
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miley cyrus and lieam hemsworth are back together. they have been spotted together and cyrus has been seen wearing the engagement ring she and hemswortco-designed back in 2012. that face, though. >> they called off their engagement back in september of 2013 after dating since early 2009. a source tells e! online miley never got over liam and hopes they canick up right where they left off. we punish them luck. >> good luck. wedding bells, not wrecking balls, will soon be ringing for maria carrie. >> after what's being calledd a fairytale romance is now engaged to william packer. no date has been set but we're hearing her engagement ring weighsn around 35 carats. that's around the size of a ping
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>> the couple has been dating for about a year. they first met at a movie premiere in aspen. this will be the third marriage for both of them. their blended family will have five children. >> wow. a lot of christmas stockings. >> that's a lot of carat from them. >> wish her good luck. jennifer lopez kicked off her headlining los angeles residency. >> she's been preparing it for a month at planet hollywood casino and resort.. she performed before a sold out star-studded crowd that included j., and ryan seacrest. if you had my love would you comfort me and if i tell you >> by the way, if you're blinded by all that ring, there's good
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for news from hostages freed and water controversy and heated controversy over oscar nominations. we're united in welcoming home sons and brothers and husbands who in lonely prison cells have endured a nightmare. >> i feel life for the first time. it's like being born again and just proud to be an amecan. >> he committed a crime. he knew wha he was doing. >> i'm'm sorry. most of all that i let you down. you deserve better. >> he has voted with the nra, with the gun lobby numerous times. he voted against the brady bill five times. >> she has received $600,000 in one year as speaking fees from goldman sachs. if that's n not true, i will apologize. >> i don't come from wealth. unke donald, i didn't inherit millions of dollllars. >> he's a nasty guy. nobody likes him. nobody in congress likes him.
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they get to know him. >> are you ready to stump for trump? are you ready for a commander in chief who will let our warriors [ bleep ]! not a politician. i can get a helu yeah? >> i won't be at academy awards and i won't be watching. >> we are working inside the academy in order to make sure we have inclusion. >> this is super cool. this is the best day of my life. i also want to thank my parents. i love them very much. and i know where to put this. right on the she right beside my sock- 'em. >> i don't look at it like heroic. i just look at it like i had to do something. and, you know, and it all just worked out, man. without going too far into it, it all worked out. can't get no life from a dollar bill can't get no life from no
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to gint me no life oh no no no >> a couple of important events coming up in the week ahead. on thursday, the next republican debate. the last one. >> that's right. >> before the caucuses. i should point out in great falls, montana, the cabbage roll sale is taking place on monday. >> cab roj roll sale? >> yes. all day. at the methodist church. >> don't miss our updates. >> announcer: this is abc's
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decades. good morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> i reena ninan. here are some of the top headline we're f followingn "world news now."
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coast are bracing f for a monster snowstorm. a foot expected in some places, ong with high winds, coastal floods and beach erosion. more than 20 dead in somalia. gunmen of al shabab had taken over a beachfront restaurant in mogadishu. briternie sanders ahead of hillarclinton in the polls, he's touting his no co-pay health plan. clinton says hs out of touch with reality. donald trump says ted cruz is going down. cruz says trump is too much twitter, not enough policy, all while republicans argue o over which candidate would inflict less harm on the party. those are some of our top stories on this friday, january 22nd. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good d morning.
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preparations of the blizzard 2016 washington, d.c., mayor, promises the city will do a better job of snow removal and keeping the roads open than they did the other night. >> they're saying this because this was the scene with only 1 1/2 inches of snow. this the suburb of d.c. there. it was a mess all around the dmv. more than a foot off snow is expected today. >> schools in washington and suburbs will be closed today. most area schools expect student to log in and keep up with nir studies. federal offices close at noon and metro system won't operate saturday and sunday. i can't remember the last time they did that. >> it's been a while. as you can see from the radar, there are some strong storms coming into the entire eastern half of the country. there are tornado watches along the gulf coast and a mix of precipitation moving north. >> we're talking tens of millions of americans keeping an eye on the weather. with more, here's abc's david curley. >> reporter: with a major storm
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failed all the spinning, sliding, smashing, turning the nation's capital into a nightmare. pedestrians, too. watch this woman. highways became parking lots. sitting in his car, will lee powerless as another vehicle comes sliding and slamming into him. not once, but twice. but now up to 2 feet of snow and blblinding wds are hours away. that first snow was no surprise. it was forecasted, but local governments didn't treat many of the roads. our local station got stuck. >> there's actually kind of a sheen of iceown here. that's the problem. so, vehicles probably didn't realize that and there's just crashes all over the place.e. reporter: slick roads and not enough snow crews working, leading to an embarrassed mayor. >> we are very sorry for inadequate response. >> reporter: not reassuring with this even bigger blast, a blizzard, quickly approaching
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expected to paralyze the region. which is why salt trucks were being loaded a full day before the big storm. and it's not just snow. the chief meteorologist at our station wpvi in philadelphia says this could be the bgest storm since sandy. >> for the delaware beaches, this will be the biggest test since hurricane sandy. creating major coastal flooding. inland, blizzard, near whiteout conditions. >> reporter: in belmar, new jersey, heavy equipment moving sand, creating a barrier to the coastal surge. >> anybody need cell phones? >> reporter: the rush is on at hardwa stores. lines for shovels. >> that's eight. >> reporter: lines for water and food at stores. the warning is out. this storm could be a monster. david kerley, abc news, washington. >> how much of a monster will
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>>accuweather's justin povick is on the line with the answer to the forecast. how is it looking? >> good morning. this is already a monster. as youou can seen the radar, some very, very dangerous thunderstorms crossing through far northwestern. the 73-mile-an-hour wind gusts most recently reported in pensacola. as we shift north and eastbound we're getting reports of sleet, also mixing with ice toward charlotte. it's just a m matter of time before we start t to see the big impacts around d.c. afternoon. significant snowfall amounts. we're talking storm total amounts o of 1 to even 2 feet of snow. but then we have to talk about the impacts at the coastline. again, 20-foot waves. a serious storm surge. this will rival the impacts felt from sandy. have you to think about the precipitation and the wind. again,his system covering a lot of real estate. >> accuweather's justin povick with the forecast. we appreciate i it.
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much food do you need at this point? a lot of store shelves are empty >> yep. >> did you stock up? >> i sureid.. cooker. i stocked up with marshmallows and chocolate chips and graham cracrs to make s'mores and the liquor cabinet. >> so the kids will have a sugar high and you'll have a certain buzz. so, that's the costco right there in arlington, virginia. >> wow. >> and it is quite busy with traffic. and this is basically how d.c. now. take a look at this photo. this is a real photo of -- >> oh! milk andnd bread, that's really all you need. milk and bread. i wowould say some eggs. >> a and some gs. >> you could do french toast, grilled cheese. >> seriously, i've seen so many philadelphia area, who will be hit hard, and the stores are
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city, i'm the mom with two kids in the suburbs and i've gone grocery shopping every day this week. >> i haven' >> every day out of fear. i'm curious to know, this weeeek to total up people's grocery bills because it's apocalypseic for everyone. >> we should say, it's a happy homecoming for one of the recently freed americans held in iran. former marine amir greeted a crowd of well wishers in flint, michigan. he made a brief statement saying he would share most of his experiences later. >> i'm standing here, healthy, and withy head held high. once again. >> convicted by an iranian court of spying and sentenc to death in 2012, he was later retired a less charge. he spent more than four years in prison before being freed last weekend. >> a lot of excited people to
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greece's coast guard says at least 21 people have died in two separate sinkings of boats smuggling migrants. several have died. a srch and rescue operation is under way for more potential survivorors. least five children were amamong the dead. officials say t human smugglers were arrested right after the drowning. macedonian authorities reopened their borders to migrants and refugees heading north to wealthier european countries but they were only letting in people who stated final destinations were gerermany or austria. about 700 people were stranded for up to two days in freezing temperatures at greece's northern border with macedonia. an oklahoma judge is showing no mercy to a former police officer convicted of raping women he was supposed to protect, handing count a sentence of 263 years to be served consecutively. it's a small measure of justice for the victims, including the
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abc's pierre thomas has the details. >> reporter: former officer led to court in handcuffs and inside receiving a sentence to fit his horrific crimes. his eyes closed in court as a judge condemned him to 263 years in prison. this is him when he was first convicted. >> the defendant is guilty of the crime. >> reporter: bursting into tears, guilting of assaulting and raping eight women during his patrols as a cop. the attacks had gone on for months, with many of the victims poor and black, with criminal records afraid to come forward. >> i was scared. i didn't know what to do. >> reporter: that was until he abused this grandmother. >> he picked the wrong lady to stop that night. >> reporter: i it was aury that recommended the 263-year sentence. the judge agreed, showing no mercy. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. an oklahoma bank president has been shot to death during a robbery attempt. officials say a man walked into the bank and killed randy patterson.
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the suspect fleled inn suv. he was later killed in a shootout with troopers. at the los angeles zoo. gorilla enclosure while working on a sprinkler system. department. ril a gorillas were in their bedrooms and the worker was never in any danger. the workers on the streets of new york city did more than a few double-takes when necessity saw a cown the loose in queens. >> is this real? >> the runaway bovine -- yeah -- >> muss have sensed impending doom. policeanaged to corral it inside a parking garage but not before taking an nypd selfie. >> oh, i hop he escaped. i hope he doesn't have to -- >> that he's not dinner yet. popoor guy.
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enough milk for the snowmageddonn this weekend. >> but how about that selfie? > a slightly more dangerous critter rattling a florida family waking up to find a crocodile in their s swimming pool. >> what's wrong with that? >> so, the homeowners had just moved from -- south from pennsylvania, not realizing they had a squatter. it languished in the pool until wildlife workers came to remove it and return it to its native habitat. >> it's a crocodile. us florida folks, they just came to say heo. just keep a healthy distance, that's all. >> i would be moving back maedly. >> it is scary but it happens very often in florida, i will say as a resident floridan all my life. >> a whole lot of crazy stuff happens in florida. >> i know. you like to make fun of me for my home state. i stand by that florida and i'm very proudud of my ste. >> crocodiles. > i'm not running forffice any time soon either. coming up, the woman who finally broke the grass ceiling.
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especially so for this qb. >> there's no player off our team that i have any more respect for than peyton manning. so, you know, his preparation, his consistency, his skills, i would never, ever underestimate him under any circumstances. >> coach belichick is pumped about it. but manning has had arm trouble all season. he missed six games and has thrown 17 interceptions. it should be a classic match-up between manning and brad their 17th time going at each other. the nfl is also making some historic nenews offhe field with a woman breaking through the grass ceiling and becoming the league's first full-time nfl coach. >> i'm super psyched. i said last year was the year of the female athlete. >> and 2016 is the year of the male athlete. no? >> no. >> kathryn smith is doing great. her promotion comes after more than a decade of dedication to
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praise. here's abc's ryan smith. >> reporter: the nfl making history. the buffalo bills tweeting the revolutionary bill. breaking:kathryn smith is the bills' new special teams quality control coach. the first full-time female nfl coach. the new coach started as an intern for the new york jets in 2013. spending 12 seasons with the team, working her way up to be an assistant to head coach rex ryan. ryan sending smith his well wishes saying, kathryn smith is going to doo an outsnding job, based on her knowledge and commitment. i'm excited and proud of her with this opportunity. smith is the latest woman to make strides in the world off sports. just last year, the nflfl breaking down boundaries by bringing the first ever female ref, sara thomas to the football field. >> put your guard up. >> reporter: the nba making huge strides in 2014 when they hired becky hammond, the first female assistant coach in the league's
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>> i'm just incredibly grateful, obviously, for the organization. >> reporter: as forathryn smith, football and female fans alike all seem on board. with tweets reading, love this and, about time. ryan smith, abc news, new york. >> look forward to the day this isn't news and it's just the no. >> that's absolutely right. also for women who don't -- who aren't really into the nfl, i would watch these games now just to watch her. i'm quite curious. coming up, breaking the century barrier. >> meet the man who has been cutting hair professionally since before the great depression and he's still going strong. that's next. you don't want to miss it. >> announcer: "world news now"
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abc stations. and get a real job so, over the years we've done a lot of amazing stories on senior citizens remaining active, well into their 90s and beyond. but wait until you meet anthony mancinelli, who has been named world. >> he lives an hour north o of new york city and he's been on the office. >> repororter: eve barber shop or salon is a community. but not everyommunity has an mancinelli.
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i don't get tired really. just -- i keep going. >> reporter: you're looking at the snips and clips of a barber who's been at thi since the age of 12, andust a few weeks, he'll turn 105. what are you going to do on the day of your birthday, march 2nd? how ar you going to celebrate? >> come to work. >> reporter: his mind and eyes still sharp, his smile still wide. his hands still steady. >> does a professional job. he's a master barber. >> reporter: it's his work at fantastic cuts in new windsor that gives anthony purpose and peace. his 79-year-old son watching on. >> it's amazing. it's hard to believe he's still going. he's in better shape than i am. >> reporter: he's already been recognized by the state and b the guinness book of world records as the world's oldest barber. anthony still works at least five days a week. still drives, lives alone and still cuts his own hair.
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>> beautiful! >> reporter: for more than 90 years and through generations of customomers,nthony has relied on his hands. as for retirement, he relies on faith. >> the only one that holds the secret is the man above. >> reporter: the styles and tools of the trade, of course, have all changed, but anthony's simple g grace remns timeless. >> oh, working, keeps you young. i says, it keeps you young. >> reporter: rob nelson, channel 7, eyewitness news. >> all right. what a wonderful story. we should point out rob nelson joins us with more on this. you say he's been cutting hair since the 1920s? since great coolidge was first lady? for him... it's easy for me cause look at her. aw... so we use k-y ultragel. it enhances my body's natural moistu so i can get into the swing of it a bit quicker. d when i know she's feeling li that,
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two new movies opening at the box office this weekend. >> rob is going to remain silent. he doesn't want to voice his opinion. >> just look pretty. >> we'll start off with ththe "fifth wave" starring 16-year-old casey sullin trying to survive in a world an alien invasion. >> looks real. >> the odyssey satellite received images of an object >> it's right over us. >> i want to see. that was the last normal day of my life. >> a threat to this location. >> stay with your sister. >> the waves have begun. >> start coordinated attacks on melt poll tan areas. >> rot ton toe mate toes giving it a splat. variety's eddy cockrell calls it an effective decent post-aapop liptic young adult world in the
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>> that's not bad. >> harry windsor wasn't impressed writing another week, another plucky teenage girwith the fate of the wor on her shoulders, buffeted by smoldering glances from two strong yet sensitive young men. >> up next, zac efron takes his abs on a raunchy road trip with robert de niro in "dirty grandpa." he's tried into driving his grandpa, a perverted army general to florida for spring cooper. >> can you take my car? i need the suv for theine. >> now, let's get in that giant lady you drove up here in and get out of here. >> you're in daytona beach? >> we're just driving through. >> she's not right for her. if you marry her, you'll be sleep walking through your life. >> as i see it, this is our last stand.
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"dirty grandpa" wasn't released for reviews. based on trailers, even millenials aren't impressed. boomers deserve better than having their lives reduced to post-midlife crisis jokes. and doug norrie of cinemablend says it looks borderline cringe-worthy. what do you think? >> what do you think, rob? >> not good enough. t good enough.
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>> i love the sow sound. this morning on "world news now" -- blizzard of 2016. >> the massive storm wreaking havoc in the south as the east coast is bracing for heaeavy snowfall.
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we hav accuweather live with the latest. hillary clinton trailing bernie sanders in early state polls and now going right at her democratic rival. the gloves coming off on both sides as the primary race heats up. >> shocking scene on a busy freeway. a toddler running down the middle of the road. the parents desperaly searching and thefast-acting deputy swooping in just in time. making a play for snow day. the student pushing one tv station hard, pretending to be school administrators. plus, why this weekend plenty of people will be busy in more ways than one. that's in a blizzard edition of "the mix" on this friday, january 22nd. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." i'm concerned about you, i have to say. >> why? >> the single guy in the city. you've done zero to prepare yourself for this. i have been going to the grocery ore every day for the past
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>> i'll tell you, i mean, i plan to shelter in place. i plan and hope and pray that seamless will be able to deliver during the height of the snow. that's really a tough concern >> i'm concerned about you because you really do have to prepare for something like this. >> mostly in the city if you're right. >> that'how you prepare. >> there's no swiping to the left at all. >> but it is a pretty serious -- >> it is. there's a lot of people who are concerned. the forecast is changing a little bit, at least for the d.c. area. it's looking a little worse. we are talking first abouthe big severe weather that so much of the country is concerned about this morning. >> massive storm moving through the south. icy conditions has already caused three traffic fatalities in north carolina as well as tennessee. a school bus in north carolina nearly added more tohe toll. it's the tornado watches and warnings overnight in texas, louisiana, mississippi that have southerners really worried. southerners, the storm is
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today progresses, it will move toward the coast, briing heavy snow across appalachians and mid-atlantic region. the heaviest snowfall will be from northern virginia to southern connecticut. >> states of emergency have been declared in tennessee, north carolina, virginia, maryland and pennsylvania, as well as parts of other states. the snow likely to shut down highways. amtrak will be operating on a modified schedule for the next few days. when you're talking about the air, airnes have already canceled more than 2200 flights today. the feral government offices in washiton are shut down at noon. >> so many people are getting ready for the big storm. stocking up and already hunkering down in many places. here's abc's. >> reporter: millions of americans arare preparg for a winter storm of epic proportion. this storm in chesapeake, virginia, forced to limit the amount of snow supplies each customer could purchase >> t the faste thing has been snow shovels. we're down to the last few of
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>> reporter: this d.c. trader joe's supermarket, only allowing te shoppers in at a time. is it all too much? the director of the nation's weather forecasting agency said prepation is i importanto save lives. >> we're talking about a potentially paralyzing storm. >> reporter: it is a message that resonates with parents in north carolina, furious after a school bus filled with students nearly slid into a river. luckily, no oneas injured. >> i it start going side ways down the hill. i kind of screamed a little bit. my heart was a little bit in my knees, in my feet. >> reporter: here in the nation's capital in what's predicted to be the heart of the stm, after wednesday's relatively minor snowfall caused major accidents, the stakes now are even gher. and it isn't just the snow. now forecasters are predictining the possibility of tropical storm-force winds here in the nation's capital, threatening to bring all this traffic to a
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lana zak, abszc news, washington. >> it's a big, big concern. particularly in the district. the forecast is changing. i was watching some 11:00 newscasts last night from wjla down there. they are mentioning now that 2 feet, they'd be lucky if they only get 2 feet. >> that's a lot because it shuts down for whatever reason when it snows. you know this. >> absolutely. it shuts down on a regular day, on a rainy day. the citys shutting down. the metro is close down for 48 hours, which is precented for the best. >> absolutely we know one of our producers in the washington, d.c. bureau sent an e-mail yesterday afternoon saying his 25-minute commute to virginia took him something le 2 1/2, 3 hours. >> yeah, during the massive 2-in snowstorm they had. you know, o one good thing, there's a little silver lining, talking about the district to all these storm clouds, for the firs time in decades sledding is again allowed on capitol hill. >> oh, i didn't know you weren't allowed to do is that.
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apparently it was against the law. >> did they send someone out to regulate that? >> the capitol police. >> that's right. >> now they've been told not to enforce it. >> wow. and they said the change hasn't happened in washington, d.c.? >> there you go. >> change has happened. >> it did take an act of congress, literally -- >> to allow that. >> to instructions to the police force to look the other way, are included in an appropriateions bill. >> that's hilarious. that's great. democrats and republicans woworking together. >> thehere must pork attached to that. someone is getting an airprport in the middle of men pennsylvania. >> you're probably right. the epa says it will take over lead sampling in the city after blasting state and local officials for their handling of the crisis. the regional epa director who oversaw flint has resigned.
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michigan say they're stillll unsure whethther the contaminated water is linked to a sudden inease in the number of legionnairires cases. the occupation of a national wildlife refuge in oregon may be coming to an end. the arm group's leader has started talking to the fbibi about a way to resolve the sandoff. ammon bundy ss the group will not escalate the situation. the occupation has been going on, as you know, for three weeks. shakeup in the democratic presidential race. bernie sanders has jumped eight points in a new poll of iowa caucus voters. clinton even admits she may be too late for a comeback. cecilia ve is on the campaign trail. >> reporter: in the home stretch of iowa, hillary clinton acknowledging her stark reality, she could lose iowa and new hampshire, but she is not giving up. >> it's not whether you get knocked down.
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and i can tell you, as long as there is work to do and people to help, i'm not going to quit. >> she also turned up t the hea on bernie sands. >> do you believe the american socialist as president of the yas? united states? >> it's up to the voters. i know a number of democrats, people i highly respect, are concerned and are expressing that concern to me, to journalists and others. >> rorter: from sanders, confidence. >> if we do well in both of those states, i think, my friends, we're looking at one of the great political upsets in modern history of the united states of america. >> reporter: the vermont senator also dropping this ad, a simon and garfunkel throwback to the song "america." america and sanders justow came out swinging saying in a statement, quote, linton's lead is evaporating here in iowa and we
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the gloves are off in this race. cecilia vega, abc news, vinton, iowa. >> we know where to get sweet corn there in vinton, iowa. stocks higher on wall street thanks to rising oil prices. th markets made up some of their losses. the dow jones industrial average was up, s&p about 10 points. crude prices moved above $30. the european central bank says it will review its monetary policy. average long-term mortgagage rates fell for the third straight week. the arage for a 30-year fixed rate loan was 3.81%. other mortgages were also lower. recruiting site says are the best jobs in america. you better polish off your computer skills. >> number four is engagement manager, which has nothing to do with weddings and everything to do with getting team members to work together. >> okay. >> third on the list is solutions architect.
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>> i don't know. >> sounds very complicated. number two is tax manager. obviously, you got to love numbers, so those of us in journalism are out. >> and according to glassdoor, the number one job right now is data scientist. >> so, tell your kids, focus on math and science. >> so, astronaut, rock star, ballplayer didn't make the list. >> you know what else didn't make the list? >> journalist. >> yeah. > we didn. >> tha really surprised us. >> we're happy, aren't we? >> crickets. coming up -- we're getting geared up for a blizzard right here in our studio. >> nobody warned me about this one. >> i know. apparently. > but first, that shocking video a toddler in the middle of the freeway. how the chi got there, why the police are using the incident to teach drivers. the latest on the major threat to pregnant women, the zika virus outbreak. more cases popping up in the u.s. what expecting parents need to watch out for.
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or all day. this is a very disturbing image from a police dash cam in oregon. that's a 2-year-old boy running down the middle the highway. the deputy able to pick up the boy st as that huge tractor/trailer comes by. wow, that's a close call. the toddler apparently slipped away during a family gathering.
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searching. there were no criminal charges filed and the sheriff's department released a video, not to are distracted while driving. >> howould the kid get a a -- >> the toddler, they're young, not rationale, not thinking. it's every parents' worst nightmare. >> i'll put a hook on my kids. >> a leash? >> yeah. >> i did have one of those. i usually use them in airports. they're very good. people give you weird looks, though. >> they do. but you can understand why. thousands of child carseats are being recalled because o a safety hazard. britax is recalling more than 1,000 infant car seats because the handles can break. the b-safe 35 travel system made between october 2014 and july of last year. full details on our website, abcnews.com.
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alert over the zika virus. >> it's a tarl danger to pregnant women as it's linked to a serious birth defect and the latest map shows theumber of cases in the u.s. is growing. >> all of those cases were contracted while traveling to particular global hot spots. the cdc is now warning women to stay away from. abc's evava pilgrim has the latest. >> reporter: the new warning about the dangerous virus leading to a flurry of concerned patients. >> mday morning we got about ten phone calls. >> reporter: lindsey mitchell traveled to mexico, one of 20 hot zones when she was 20 weeks pregnant before the cdc issued the warning, telling pregnant women to stay away. >> i feel terrible just by going on vacation, i've now put my baby at risk. >> reporter: doctors say the symptoms for most people, fever, rash, joint pain, are mild and pass without incident. the concern for an expecting
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>> the results can be really catastroic for a family, so that's why we are being so careful. >> reporter: there are no vaccines to prevent it and no drugs to treat zika virus infection. doctors say anyone who has travel to the countries with the virus and has the symptoms should be tested. eva pilgrim, abc news, new york. >> that's frightening for many pants and anybody traveling. it's been mild and only causes symptoms in one in five people. >> but it's so -- it's one of those fears you have when you're pregnant that somethingcould go wrong like that. apparently disease specialists in bzil are saying this virus can cause a surge in another condition called gill oneon-buchlt eret where it can paralyze some patients, forcing them to go on life support. a very serious condition.
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hour, the hollywood a-lister, what will smith told our own robin roberts about why the movie industry itself is to blame. first, ann update on the accusations leveled against amy schumer that she stole other comic's jokes. what one of her accusers is saying now on "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. i believe believe we're e still worth the fight you'll see there's hope for this world tonight i believe, i believe yeah
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advice show podcast. >> i'm being accused of stealing jokes and i wanted to come and talk to you about it and clear my name, because i wld never, ever do that. and i never have. >> reporter: she's even vowed to take a polygraph and air the results on her show. comedy doesn't usually depend on the cliffhanger, but this one might. david wright, abc news, new york. >> well, coming up, the kid who tried to call in their own ow
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>> okay. so "the mix". >> "the mix,x," yeah, right. apparently kids are pretty clever in chattanoa, tennessee. they ended up sending messages to the station that they wanted school canceled. pretending to be officials from hamilton county,saying, there's no school tomorrow. they said, ha, ha, nice try. apparently, you don't know the password. and then also, kids, don't be us pretending y are some schoo closing. we're not that dumb. just in, h hamilton unty schools closed. >> the kids won. >> is it was closed but "a" for effort. >> and they won in the end. so, there's a 100% chance of a blizzard and baby-making blizzard. many of thee popul websites, tinder says durin blender --
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see you monday! this morning on "world news now," the blizzard moving in. more than 2 feet of snow set to dumpb on the mid-atlantic region. and major flooding expected
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schools closed today and government offices shuttin down early. we're live with the latest storm predictions. the war of words heating up on the republican campaign trail. donald trump calling his nemesis a nervous wreck and ted cruz is suggesti that trump's priorities are all wrong. and w this half hour, flying while drunk. >> a former alaska airlinenes pilot has been arrested after landing his plane at an l.a. area airport. conviction on the charge could mean 50 years in prison. the full story straight ahead. and it's apparently official. miley cyrus and liam are now re-engaged after taking a break from each other for more than two years. those details straight ahead in "the skinny." it's friday, january 22nd. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." 75 million people are being affected by the powerful winter storm. you prepared? are you ready? >> i'm almost ready. i have to do some shopping.
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many of the shelves are empty. >> good luck. >> we'll have some images on that later on. in the nation'n's capita of course, already reeling from wednesday night's mild snowstorm. well, it is now getting ready. thcity government there promising to do a better job at clearing the streets but schools, well, they're out today in washington. and some of its suburbs as well. the metro system, it's not going to run this entire weekend. federal offices will close today at noon. >> here in new york city, they are ready to keep the big apple, 6,000 miles of roads open during the storm. the sanitation department already placing plows and salt spreader around the city for a quick response. new york city schools are open. the storm is not expected here until tomorrow morning. so many people are anxious. >> we talk about 75 million. it's a wide-reaching storm. many in the tennessee area that's going to expect a lot of
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new jersey, by the way, is actually expected to get more snow than n new yorkity. but also a major worry are flooding and beach erosion. you see this. there's a voluntary evacuation under way in at least one jersey shore community. crews have been buildiding up th dunes to help keep them safe. >> this storm system already pounding the south with heavy rain and sleet. there are even tornado watches along the gulf coast overnight. > it's gog to be a miserable day to travel. we'll get more from abc's steve osunsami. >> reporter: the storm everyone is watching on the east coast is frightening those in the south, with tornado watches, across texas, louisiana, and mississippi. >> we have two threa here. the first is the chance of severe weather. >> reporter: on the roads, people are gettingng hurt. in north carolina, several ambulances responded to this accident on a slippery highway that put at least one driver in the hospital. on the way home in the light snow wednesday night, two drivers died in crashes. and police don't think either of them were speeding.
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almost wrecked. >> reporter: parents are still furious that schools weren't closed after a school bus filled with students nearly slid slew a river. everyone is okay. >> it just kind of started going sideways down the hill. >> i kind of screamed a little bit. my heart was a little in my knees, in my feet. >> reporter: the storms are already forcing airlines to scramble. 945 flflights arcanceled today. that number could grow to 2,000. at least 200,000 passengers will have to figure it out over ththe xt three days. most of the major airlines arere showing mpathy for passengers. delta, for example based here, is allowing passengers to change their tickets for free and offering refunds for cancellations or flights that are delayed. steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. >> you rarely see airlines doing that when weather is the reason for delays. >> when it's this much of an impact, they've got to do it.
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follows. >> let's get the latest from accuweather justin povick joining us live right now. >> good morning to you. storm. a dangerous storm that is already starting to convert. we are concerned more in the short term about severe weather and heavy in but later on this afternoon, later on this evening, it starts to creep up the coast. d.c., richmond, we're now concerned about t heavy sn, especially as we get toward the latter half of the day. as you can see on the snow map, we're talking 1 to 2 feet. again, this could be a system that rivals the '96 blizzard, rivals the super storm of '93, at least in some areas, in coastal impacts. those will be quite severe as well. some of the most severe impacts we have seen since sandy. >> justin, it does seem as if the models are changing a little bit or coming into fine-tuning. it seems as if the impact on the
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this week. >> you know, that's right, exactly. we are looking at a storm system that will be feeding off the really warm atlantic waters and throwing back a ton of moisture from richmond to d.c. again, i would not be surprised if somebody receives over 2 feet of snow bebefore it'all said and done. that's gridlock, enough to shut down many areas. >> that's incredible. justin povick at accuweather. we really appreciate it. thank you so much. he will keep us posted again in our next half hours. it's really remarkable. there's always a joke saying, don't eat the yellow snow. >> yeah. >> apparently they're saying, don't eat the white snow, too. >> what's in white snow? >> little do you know. scientists say there are a lot of exhaust fumes from cars that now seep into the environment and can actually be, you know, impacted -- affect the snow you eat. they're telling children, don't go out and eat the white snow. some people do that. they like to do that. >> this is an important health alert. >> that's why we keep you up at night.
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everyone else misses. >> i just got done eating the yellow snow and now you're telling me i can't do the white snow either? >> and also there's pink snow. seriously, pink snow is red algae in the environment that goes inn and the said it can actually -- how can i put this politely. give you the runs. you should never. it causes diarrhea. any sort of colored snow, red, white or yellow, do not eat or consume. >> boy, you're a buzz kill. next you'll say white castle does that to me, too. how about a war of words between two bff we know so well, donald trump and ted cruz. it sounds like a trash-talking match at a wrestling game. >> trump says cruz had his mome and now he's going down. the latest polls back that up, actually, showing trump still holding a solid lead. but cruz is firing his own shots
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stephanopoulos that trump's priorities are all wrong. >> is he qualified to be commander in chief? >> that's a determination the american peoe are making. i would suggest the next commander in chief, instead of living or dying by the daily polls or latest twitter storm, should focus on identifying our enemies, listening to the expert advice of generals and admirals and national experts and doing whatever is necessary to keep this country safe. >> you can hear more from george's interview with cruz later on "good morning america." well, the department of homeland security is making major changes to the visa waiver program, cracking down on europeans with ties to four countries -- iran, iraq, sudan and syria. under the new rules, europeans who have dual citizenships with one of those couountries ohave visited in the last five years will be under increased
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paris attacks. former pilot has been arrested for flying a plane while drunk. david arntson has been released onail and ordered back to court next month according to court documents, he was randomly tested for drugs and alcohol when he landed in orange county. he has since retired from the airline. conviction on this charge could mean 15 years behind bars. federal officials say a record number of airline passengers were caught last year trying to take guns on planes. most of the weapons were loaded. the tsa says m more than,600 firearms were found in carry-on bags. that's a 20% increase over the previous year. dallasas/ft. wor airport led the list with 153 guns discovered there. >> wow. and here's something every beginning musician's parents can relate to, the first recital. it's music to their ears, right? but this boy brings something special to. >> look at this kid and lien
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you got to love that. you u know, hover he sounds. he's like, i owned that. yes! on top of that, he makes a good exit off stage. >> this is awesome. >> then what happened was -- >> no. oh, my goodness. >> we don't know who the kid is, but it is starting to go val. >> it's like, i love the confidence. >> the confidence. >> it's like, fist pump. michael jackson moonwalk, moononwalk. >> and then face plant. >> oh! >> i assume the kid is okay. >> i know. >> his egonot so much right now. >> that's the horrible thing about social media, that video will be there foer. >> y yes. therapy bills. coming up, police in s south florida are on the hunt for -- oh, yeah. caught on video. we'll tell you who they say drugged and robbed two men they coming up, "the skinny," the
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a drink. ey woke up the next morning too find tir rolex watches missing along with five other watches that were supposedly kept in a safe. >> wow. well, add one more hollywood a-lister to the growing list of critics taking aim at what necessity see as racial bias in this year's class of oscar nominees. >> actor will smith sat down with our own robin roberts saying he will honor his wife's call for a boycott of this years academy awards. here's abc's linsey davis. >> reporter: will smith, known for smashing box office records is now using his stardom to shake up hollywood. >> it's a systematic bias that needs to be addressed across the industry. >> reporter: smith says his decision to not attend the oscars this year isn't about his being snubbed for his role in "concussion." in fact, he told robin roberts he initially didn't know his video saying she planned not to attend. awards.
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not going to a par. you know, this is about children that are going to sit down and they're not going to see themselves represented. >> reporteter: smithays the all-white acting nominees up for oscars for the past two years is the by-product of nearly all white executives at the major hollywood studios. >> there's very few people of color in the room when the decisions are made for what films get the green light. >> reporter: the academy plans to meet next week to discuss what measures to take in response to all the criticism. linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> i do think this bodes well for the movie that's coming out this halloween, "boo! a madea halloween" by tyler perry. tyler perry movie could get a nomination. best makeup? >> oh. you know, it's such a serious
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to the heart of the matter, a lot of people cricize stars like george clooney who have come out, been very vocal speaking out against this but also said, is it possible you could stand up a little more and maybe, you know, tell hollywood, let's do this role with a minority in theeead as opped but at what point can you really push that? is that something -- >> will and jada have a lot of money, have a lot of influence and they have their own production company, so why not make some quality movies? >> i don't think people realize how hard it is,hough, to get to that level. even though they are at that level to push and get things into theaters. >> they have a lot of money. >> you think money buys everything. >> "boo! a madea halloween," oscar nominee. when we come back, miley and liam make it official. wait until you see what j. lo wore for her concerkicking off her los angeles residency. "the skinny" is next.
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abc stations. skinny sokinny coming up on "the skinny." morning, the wedding back on for miley and liam. >> after weeks of speculation, the rumors have been confirmed. miley cyrus and liam hemsworth are officially engaged again.
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public but they were spotted together as australia music festival over the holiday. since then, cyrus has been seen wearing the engagement ring that she and hemsworth co-designed back in 2012. that face, though. >> they called o their engagement back in september of 2013 after dating since early 2009. a source tellsls e! onli miley ver got over liam and hopes they can pick up rht where they left off. we wish them good luck. >> yeah, good for them. wedding bells, not wrecking balls, will soon be ringing for riah carey. >> after what's being called a descbed fairytale romance, she is now engaged to billionaire william packer. no date has been set but we're hearing her engagement ring weighs in around 35 carats.
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>> wow. the couple has been dating for about a year they first met at a movie premiere in aspen. this will be the third marriage for both of them. their blended family will have five children. >> wow. a lot of christmas stockings. >> that's a lot of carat from them. good for her. >> wish her gogood luck. jennifer lopez kicked off her headlining las vegas residency. >> she's been preparing it for a month at planet hollywood resort and casino. she rformed before a sold out star-studded crowd that included j.b., receipt rita wilson and ryan seacrest. if you had my love would you comfort me and if somomehow you knew >> by the way, if you're blinded by all that bling, there's good reason.
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used on her versace pieces alone along with crystals used on the stage in nine-set pieces. >> she'll be there until june 12th. it looks like playboy may have a buyer for the iconic party mansion in las vegas. >> larry flynt expecteted to mak an offer on the 20,000 tudor mansion built in 1927. reportedly asking for $200 million. here's the stipulation, heff comes with it. he gets to keep his residency for the rest of his life. >> hustler executives are balking. one executive says they would host three parties a week at the mansion, without heff.y? 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 of my mucusy congestion. oh, right then i'll swing by in like 4 hoursrs. forget the tacos! one pill lasts 12 hours. i'm good all day. wait! your loss. i was going to wear a sombrero.
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so, it's been quite a week
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hostages freed in iran to poison water in michigan to a heated controversy over this year's oscar nominations. >> but there were some good surprises as well. here nowow your wely "friday rewind." home sons and brothers and husbands who in lonely prison time. it's like being born again and >> he committed a crime. he knew what he was doing. >> i'm sorry. most of all that i l you down. you deserve better. >> he has voted with the nrara, thhe gun lobby numerous times. he voted against the brady b bill five times. >> she has received $600,000 in one year as speaking fees from goldman sas. if that's not true, i will apologize. >> i don't come from wealth. unlike donald, i didn't inherit millions of dollars. >> he's a nasty guy. nobody likes him. nobody in congress likes him. nobody likes him anywhere once they get to know him.
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trump? are you ready for a commander in chief who will let our warriors do their job and kick isis' [ bleep ]! not a politician. can i get a hallelujah? >> i won't be at academy awards and i won't be watching. >> we are working inside the academy in order to make sure we have inclusion. >> this is super cool. this is the best day of my life. i also want to thank my parents. i love them very much. and i know where to put this. my >> i don't look at it like heroic. i just look at it like i had to do something. and, you know, and it all just worked out, man. without going too far into it, it all worked out. dollar bill can't get no life from no
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don't give me no life from the tv screen oh no no no >> a couple of important events coming up in the week ahead. on thursday, the next republican debate. the last one. >> that's right. >> before the caucuses. i should point out in great falls, montana, the cabbage roll sale is taking place on monday. >> cabbage roll sale? >> yes. all day. at the methodist church. >> don't miss our updates. on facebook, wnnfans.com. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now." informing insomniacs for two
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decades. good morning. i'm keis gibson. >> i'm reena ninan. here are some of the top headline we're following on "world news now." >> resident of the east coast between washington and new york
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more than a foot of snow expected in some parts, as well as high wind, coastal flooding and beach erosion. full details ahea more than 20 dead in somalia. gunmen of al shabab had taken over a beachfront restaurant in mogadishu. and stormed the restaurant. bernie sanders charging ahead of hillary clinton in the poll he's touting his sweeping,, no deductible, n coco-pay heah plan. clinton says he's out of touch withth reality. go front-runners exchange barbs. donald trump says cruz is going down cruz says trump is too much twitter, not enough policy, all while republicans argue over which candidate would inflict less harm on the party. those are some of our top storories on ts friday, january 22nd. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now."
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we begin this half hour for preparatioions for t blizzard of 2016. washington, d.c., mayor, promises the city will do a better job of snow removal and keeping the roads open than they did the other night. >> she's saying this because thisas the scene with only 1 1/2 inches of snow. this is in a suburb of d.c. there. it was a mess all around there. more than a foot of snow is expected today. >> schools in washington and suburbs will be closed today. most area schools expect students to log in and keep up with their studies. federal offices close at noon and the city's metro system won't operate sarday and sunday. i can't remember the last time they did that. >> it's been a while. as youou can seerom the rar, there are some strong storms coming into the entire eastern half of the country. there are tornado watches along the gulf coast and a mix of precipitation moving north. >> we're talking tens of millions of americans keeping an eye on the weather. with more, here's abc's david kerley. >> reporr: with a major storm
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failed. all the spinning, sliding, smashing, turning the nation's capital into a nightmare. pedestrians, toooo. watch this woman. highways became parking lots. sitting in his car, will lee powerless as another vehicle comes sliding and slamming int him. not once, but twice. but now up to 2 feet of snow and blinding winds are hours away. that first snow was no surprise. governments didn't treat many of the roads. our local statiogot stuck. >> there's actually kind of a sheen of icece down he. that's the problem. so, vehicles probably didn't realize that and there's just crashes all over the place. >> reporter: slick roads and not enough snow crews working, leading to an embarrassed mayor. >> we are very sorry for inadequate response. >> reporter: not reassuring with this even bigger blast, a
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expected to paralyze the region. ich is why salt trucks were being loaded a full day before the big g storm. and it's n just snow. the chief meteorologist at our station wpvi in philadelphia says this could be the biggest storm since sandy. >> for the delaware and jersey beaches, this will be the greatest test since hurricane sandy. 65-mile-an-hour winds, 20-foot wave the creating coastal flooding. inland, blizzard, near whiteout conditions. >> reporter: in belmar, new jersey, heavy equipment moving sand, creating a barrier to the coastal surge. >> anybody need cell phones? >> reporter: the rush is on at hardware stores. lines for shovels and snow melt. are you set now? >> that's eight. two more coming, that will make ten. >> reporter: lin for water and food at stores. thwarning is out. this storm could be a monster. david kerley, abc ne, washington. >> how much of a monster will this storm be? >> that's the question many
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accuweather's justin povickck is on the line with the answer and the forecast. how is it looking? >> good morning. this is already a momonster. as you can see on the radar, some very, very dangerous thunderstorms crossing through far northwestern. the 73-mile-an-hour wind gusts most recently reported in pensacola. as we shift north and eastbound we're starting to get reports of eet, also mixing with ice tord charlotte. it's just a matter of time before we start to see those big impas around d.c. we expect those later on this afternoon. significant snowfall amounts. we're talking storm total amounts of 1 to even 2 feet of snow. but then we have to talk about the impacts at the coastline. again, 20-foot waves. a serious storm surge. this will rival the impacts felt from sandy. precipitation and the wind. again, this system covering a lot of real estate. >> accuweather's justin povick with the forecast. we appreciate it. thank you soso much. >> the real question is, how much food do you need at this
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a lot of store shelves are empty atat this pot. >> yep. >> did you stock up? >> i sure did. i stocked up enough for my slow cooker. i stocked up with marshmallows and chocolate chips and graham ackers to make s'mores and the then i stocked up the liquor cabinet. >> so the kids will have a sugar high and you'll have a certain buzz. so, that's the costco right there in arlington, virginia. >> wow. >> and it is quite busy with traffic. and this is basically how d.c. is approaching this storm right now. take a look at this photo. this is a real photo of -- >> oh! milk and bread, that's really all you need. milk and bread. i would say some eggs. >> and some eggs. >> you could do french toast, you can do grilled cheese. >> seriously, i've seen so many photos from d.c. area, philadelphia area, who will be hit hard as well, and the stores are fairly buried so far. >> you're the single guy in the city, i'm the mom with two kids
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grocery shopping every day this week. >> i haven't yet. >> every day out of fear. i'm curious to know, this week to total up people's grocery bills because it's apocalyptic for everyone. >> it's a good thing for the stores. >> that's true. >> let's move on right now. we should say it is a happy homecoming for one of the recently freed americansns held in iran. former marine amir hekmati greeted a crowowd of welwisherers in flint, michigan. he made a brief statement saying he would share most of his experiences later. >> i'm statanding he, healthy, and with my head held high. so i'm glad to be here. i appreciate everyone's support once again. >> convicted by an iranian court of spying and sentenced to death in 2012, he was later retired and given a ten-year sentence on a lesser charge. he spent more than four years in prison before being freed last weekend. > a lot oexcited people to
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least 21 people have died in two separate sinkings of boats smuggling migrants. off two greek islands overnice. dozens have survived. a search and rescue operation is under way for more potential survivors. at least five children were among the dead. officials say two human smugglers were arrested right after the drowning. macedonian authorities reopened their borders to migrants and refugeeheadg north to wealthier european countries but they were only letting in people who stated final destinations were germany or austria. about 1,700 people were stranded for up to two days in freezing temperatures at greece's northern border with macedonia. an oklahoma judge is showing no mercy to a former police officer convicted of raping women he was supposed to protect, handing down a sentence of 263 years to be served con connecticut sectively. it's a small measure of justice for the victims, including the grandmother who turned him in.
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details. >> reporter: form officer daniel holtzclaled to court in handcuffs, and inside receiving a sentence to fit his horrific crimes. his eyes closed in court as a judge condemned him to 263 years in prison. this is holtzclaw when he was first convicted. >> the defendant is guilty of the crime. >> reporter: bursting into tears, guilty of assaulting and raping eight women during his patrols as a cop. the attacks had gone on for months, with many of the victims poor and black, with criminal records, afraid to come forward. >> i was scared. i didn't know what to do. abused this neighborhood grandmother. stop that night. >> reporter: it was a jury that sentence. the judge agreed, showing no mercy. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. has been shot to death during a robbery attempt. officials say a man walked into patterson. another employee was injured. the suspect fled in an suv.
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shootout with troopers. scary moments for workers at the los angeles zoo. one employee fell to the gorilla closure while working on sprprinkler stem. he was later rescued by the fire department. zoo officials say the four gorillas were in their bedrooms and the worker was never in any danger. so, people on the streets here in new york city did more than a few double-takes when they saw a cow on the loose in queens. >> is this real? >> the runaway b bovine --eah -- must have sensed impending doom, market. it avoided capture for quite a while until police managed to corr it inside a parking garage, but not before taking an nypd selfie. >> oh, i hope e he escap. i hope he doesn't have to -- >> that he's not dininner yet. poor guy. >> maybe he just didn't have enough m milk for e snowmageddon
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>> but how about that selfie? slightly more dangerous critter rattling a florida family -- of course it's florida -- waking up to find a crocodile in their swimming pool. >> what't's wrong th that? >> so, the homeowners had st moved from -- south from pennsylvia, not realizing they had a squatttter. it languished in the pool until wildlife workers came to remove it and return it to its native habitat. >> it's a crocodile. us florida folks, they just came just keep a healthy distance, that's all. >> i would be moving back immediately. >> it is scary but it happens very often in florida, i will say as a resident floridan all my life. >> let's be honest. a whole lot of crazy stuff happens in florida. >> i know. you like to make fun of me for my home state. i stand by my florida and i'm very proud of that state. >> crocodiles. >> i'm not running for offffice any me soon either. coming up, the woman who finally broke the grass ceiling. >> the grass ceiling is key. >> the nfl makes an historic
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their first ever full-time female coach. who is she and how did she do it? that's straight ahead. breaking the century barrier. the man named the world's oldest working barber. how old is he really and what does he pl to do on his birthday, coming up. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by mucinex sinus max. mucinex sinus max. so how ya doing? enough pressure in here for ya? ugh. my sinuses are killing me. yeah...just wait 'til we hit ten thousand feet. i'm gonna take mucinex sinus-max. too late, we're about to take off. these dissolve fast. they're new liquid gels. and you're coming with me... wait, what?! you realize i have gold status? do i still get thehe miles? new mucinex sinus-max liquid gs. dissolves fast to unleash max strength medicine. start the relief. ditch the misery. let's end this.
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>> there's no player off our team that i have any more respect for than peyton manning. so, you know, his preparation, his consistency, his skills, i would never, ever underestimate him under any circumstances. >> coach belichick is pumped about it. but mannnning has d arm trouble all season. he missed six games and has thrown 17 interceptions. compared to just nine touchdowns. it should be a classicic match-u between manning and brady. their 17th time going at each other. the nfl is also making some historic news off the field with a woman breaking through the grgrass ceilg and becoming the league's first full-time nfl female coach. >> i'm super psych. i said last year wasas the yeaof the female athlete. >> and 2016 is the year of the male athlete. no? >> no. >> kathryn smith is doing great. her promotion comes after more than a decade of really dedicated work in the league and dross her high praise.
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history. the buffalo bills tweeting the revolutionary news. breaking: kathryn smith is the bills' new special teams quality control coach. the first full-time female nfl coach. the new coach started as an intern for the new york jets in 2003. spending 12 seasons with the team, workg her way up to be an assistant to head coach rex ryan. ryan sending smith his well wishes saying, kathryn smith is going to do an outstanding job, based on her knowledge and strong commitment. i'm m excited d proud for her with this opportunity. smith is the latest woman to make strides in the world of sports. just lt year, the nfl breaking down boundaries by bringnging the first ever female ref, sara thomas to the football field. >> put your guard up. put your guard up. >> reporter: the nba making huge strides in 2014 when they hired becky hammon, the first female assistant coach in the league's history.
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obviously, for the organization. >> reporter: as for kathryn smh, football and female fans alike all seem on board. with tweets reading, love this and, about time. ryan smith, abc news, new york. look forward to the day this norm. >> that's absolutetely right also for women who don't -- who aren't really into the nfl, i would watch these games now just to see her. coming up, breaking the century barrier. >> meet the man who has been cutting hair professionally depression and he's still going strong. that's next. you don'want to miss it.
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abc stations. hy don't you get a haircut and t a real job >> so, ov the years we've done a lot of amazing stories on senior citizens remaining beyond. mancinelli, who has been named the oldest working barber in the world. >> he lives an hour north of new york city and he's been on the job since calvin coolidge was in office. former "world news now" anchor rob nelson has his story. >> repororter: eve bararber shop or salon is a community. but not every community has an elder statesman like anthony mancinelli. >> hours don't matter to me.
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just -- i keep going. >> r reporter:ou're looking at the snips and clips of a barber who's been at this since the age of 12. in just in just a few weeks he'll turn 105. what are you going to do on the day of your birthday, march 2nd? how are you going to celebrate? >> come to work. >> reporter: his mind and eyes still sharp, his smile still wide. his hands still steady. >> does a professional job. he's a master barber. >> reporter: it's his work at fantastic cuts in new windsor that ges anthony purpose and peace. his 79-year-old son watching on. >> it's amazing. it's hard to believe he's still goining. he's in better shape than i am. >> reporter: he's already been recognized by the state and by the guinness book of world records as the world's oldest barber. anthony still works at least five days a week. still drives, lives alone and still cuts his own hair. >> i cut it last night. how is it?
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>> rorter: for more than 90 years and through generations of customers, anthony has relied on his hands. as for retirement, he relies on faith. >> the only one that holds the secret is the man above. >> reporter: the styles and tools of the trade, of course, have all changed, but anthony's simple grace remains timeless. >> oh, working, keeps you young. i says, it keeps you young. >> reporter: rob nelson, channel 7, eyewitness news. >> a right. what a wonderful story. we should point out rob nelson joins us with more on this. rob, you say he's been cutting hair since the 1920s? since grace coolidge was first lady?... it's easy for me cause look at her. aw... so we use k-y ultragel. it enhances my body's natural moisture so i can get into the swing of it a bit quicker. and when i know she's feeling like that,
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at the box office this weekend. >> rob is going to remain silent. he doesn't want to voice his opinion for the segment. >> just look pretty. >> we'll start off with the "fifth wave" starring 16-year-old sey sullivan trying to survive in a world devastated by several waves of an alien invasion. >> looks real. >> the odyssey satellite received images of an object moving past mars. >> it's right over us. >> i want to see. >> i didn't know it then, but that was the last normal day of my life. >> we have reason to believe there's an imminent threat to this locations. >> stay with your sister. >> the waves have begun. >> start coordinated attacks on metropolitan areas. >> rotten tomatoes giving it a splat. only 29%. variety's eddy cockrell calls it an effective decent post-apocalyptic young adultlt world i in the bance survival
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>> that's not bad. >> harry windsor wasn't impressed writing another week, another plucky teenage girl with the fate of the world on her shoulders, buffeted by smoldering glances from two strong yet sensitive young men. >> wow, he's bitter. and speaking of young men, up next, zac efron takes his abs on raunchy road trip with robert de niro in "dirty grandpa." hetars as jason, days before his wedding who is tricked io driving his grandpa, a perverted army general, to florida for spring break in his fiancee's pink mini cooper. >> can you t take my c? i need the suv for the wine. >> now, let's get in that giant lady you drove up here in and geget out ofere. >>ou're in daytona beach? >> we're just driving through. >> she's not right for her. if you marry her, you'll be sleep walking through your life. >> the way i see , this is our last stand. >> looks funny. "dirty grandpa" wasn't released for reviews. whichay have been a good
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even millenials aren't impressed. sarah writes in chicago-based consequence, boomers deserve better than having their lives reduced to post-midlife crisis jokes. and doug norrie of cinemablend says it looks borderline at best and cringe-worthy at worst. so, what is your -- what do you think? >> what do you think, rob? >> not good enough. not good enough. >> not even for snow weekend. >> i love the sound. enough.
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>> i love the sow sound. this morning on "world news now" -- blizzard of 2016. >> the massive storm wreaking havoc in the south as the east coast is bracing for heavy snowll.
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we have accuweather live with the latest battling bernie. hillary clinton trailing rnie sanders in early state polls and now going right at her democraticival. the gloves coming off on both sides as the primary race hes up. shocking scene on a busy eeway. a toddler running down the middle of the road. the parents desperately searching and the fast-acting deputy swooping in just in time. making a play for snow day. the students pushing one tv station hardpretending to be school administrators. plus, why this weekend plenty of people will be busy in more ways than one. that's in a blizzard edition of "the m" on this friday, january 22nd. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." i'm concerned about you, i have to say. >> w why? >> the single guy in the city. you'veone zero to prepare yourself for this. i have been going to the grocery store every day for the past
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i'll tell you, i mean, i plan to shelter in place. i plan a hope and pray that seamless will be able to deliver during the height of the snow. that's really a tough concern when you're single in the city. >> i'm concerned about you because you really do have to prepare for something like this. single, you just swipe to the >> that's how you prepare. >> there's no swiping to the left at all. >> but it is a pretty serious -- >> it is. there's a lot of people who are concerned. the forecast is changing a little bit, at least for the d.c. area. it's looking a little worse. we are talking first about the big severe weather that so much of the country is concerned out this morning. >> massive storm moving through the south. icy conditions has already caused three traffic fatalities in north carolina as well as tennessee. a school bus in rth carolina nearly added more to the t toll. it's the tornado watches and warnings overnight in texas, louisiana, mississippi that have southerners really worried. right now, you mentioned the southerners, the storm is
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today progresses, it will move toward the coast, brininging hea snow across appalachians and mid-lantic region. the heaviest snowfall will be from northern virginia to southern connecticut. >> states of emergency have been declarared in teessee, north carolina, virginia, maryland and pennsylvania, as well as parts of other states. the snow l likely tohut down highways. amtrak will be operating on a modified schedule for the next few ys. when you're talking about the air, airlines have already canceled more than 2200 flflights today. the federal government offices noon. >> so many people are getting ready for the big storm. stocking up and already hunkering downwn in manylaces. here's abc's lanza zak. >> reporter: millions of americans are preparing for a winter storm of epic proportion. this stormrm in cheseake, virginia, forced to limit the amount of snow supplies each customer could purchase. >> the faster thing has been snow shovels. we're down to the last few of them, which is like three or four.
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joe's supermarket, only allowing ten shoppers in at a time. is it all too much? the director of the naon's weather forecasting agency said preparation is important to save lives. >> we're talking about a potentially paralyzing storm. >> reporter: it is a message that resonates with parents in north carolina, furious after a school bus filled with students nearly slid into a river. luckily, no one was injured. >> it started going side ways down the hill. i kind of screamed a little bit. my heart was a little bit in my knees, in my feet. >> reporter: here in the nation's capital in what's predicted to be the heart of the storm, after wednesday's relatively minor snowfall caused major accidents, the stakes now are even higher. and it isn't j just the ow. now forecasters are predicting the possibility of tropical storm-force winds here in the nation's capital, threatening g to ing g all thisffic to a complete standstill. lana zak, abc news, washingtonon. >> it's a big, big concern.
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the forecast is changing. i was watching some 11:00 newscasts last night from wjla down there. they are mentioning now that 2 feet, they'd be lucky if they only get 2 feet. >> that's a lolot becausit shuts down for whatever reason when it snows. yoknow this. >> absolutely. it shuts down on a regular day, on a rainy day. the city is shutting down. the metro is close down for 48 hours, which is unprecedented and a lot of people are hoping for the best. >> absolutely. we know one of our producers in the washington, d.c. bureau sent an e-mail yesterday afternoon saying his 25-minute commute to virginia took him something like 2 1/2, 3 hours. >> yeah, during the massive 2-inch snowstorm they had. you know, one good thing, there's a little silver lining, talking about the district to all these storm clouds, for the first time in decades sledding is again allowed on capitol hill. >> oh, i didn't know you weren't
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>> yeah. apparently it was against the law. >> did they send someone out to regulate that? >> the capitol police. >> that's right. >> now they've been told not to enforce it. >> wow. and they said the change hasn't happened in washington, d.c.? >> there you go. >> change has happened. >> it ditake an act of congress, literally >> to allow that. >> to instructions to the police force to look the other way, are included in an appropriations bill. >> that's hilaris. that's great. democrats and republicans working together. >> there must be pork attached to that. someone is getting an airport in >> you're probobably rig. the epa says it will take over leasampling in the city after blasting state and local officials for their handling of the isis. the regial epa director who oversaw flint has resigned. in the meantime, officials in michigan say they're still unsure whether the contaminated water is linked to a sudden increa in the number of
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the occupation of a national wildlife refuge in oregon may be coming to an end. the arm group's leader has started talking to the fbi about a way to resolve the standoff. ammon bundy says the group will not escalate the situation. he agreed to speak with authority again today. the occupation has been going on, as you know, for three weeks. shakeup in the democratic presidential race. bernie sanders has jumped eight points ahead of hillary clinton in a new poll of iowa caucus voters. clinton stepping up criticism of sanders, but even she admits it may be too late for a comeback. cecilia vega is on the campaign trail. >> reporter: in ththe home setch of iowa,illary clinton acknowledging her stark reality, she could lose iowa and new hashire, but she is not giving up. >> it's not whether you get
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it's whehether youet back up. and i can tell you, as long as there is work to do and people to help, i'm not going to quit. >> she also turned up the heat on bernie sanders. >> do you believe the american people are ready to elect a socialist as presidedent of th united states? >> it's up to the voters. i know a number of democrats, people i highly respect, are concerned and are expressing that concern to me, to journalists and others. >> reporter: from sanders, confidence. >> if we do well in both of those states, i think, my friends, we're looking at one of the grt political upsets in modern history of the uniteded ates of america. >> reporter: the vermont senator also dropping this ad, a simon and garfunkel throwback to the song "america." america and sanders just now came out swging saying in a statement, quote, clinton's lead is evaporatining here iiowa and we understand why her campaign is panicking.
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cecilia vega, abc news, vinton, iowa. >> we know where to get sweet corn there in vinton, iowa. for a change, stocks open higher on wall seet the markets made up some of their losses. the dow jones industrial average was up 115 points, s&p 500 about 10 points. crude prices moved above $30. the european central bank says it will review its monetary policy. average longng-term mogage rates fell for the third straight week. the average for a 30-year fixed rate loan was 3.81%. other mortgages were also lower. recruiting site says a the best jobs in america. you beer polish off your computer skills. >> number four is engagement manager, which has nothing to do with weddings and everything to do with getting team members to work together. >> okay. >> third on the list is solutions architect.
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>> i don't know. >> sounds very complicated. numb two is tax manager. obviously, you got to love numbers, so those of us in journalism are out >> and according to glassdoor, the number one job right now is data scientist. >> so, tell your kids, focus on math and science. >> so, astronaut, rock star, ballplayer didn't make the list. >> you know what else didn't make the list? >> journalist. >> yeah. >> we didn't. >> that really surprised us. >> we're happy, aren't we? >> crickets. coming up -- we're getting geared up for a blizzard right here in our studio. >> nobody warned me about this one. >> i know. >> you don't want to miss this, apparently. but first, that shocking video a toddler in the middle of the freeway. how the child got there, why the popolice aresing the incident to teach drivers. > the late on the major threat to pregnant women, the zika virus outbreak. more cases popping up in the u.s. what expecting parents need to watch out for. remember, you can find us on
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or all day. this is a very disturbing image from a police dash cam in oregon. that's a 2-year-old boy running down the middle the highway. the deputy able to pick up the boy ju as that huge tractor/trailer comes by. wow, that's a close call. the toddler apparently slipped away during a family gathering. the parents had been frantically searching.
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filed and the sheriff's department released theideo as a warning to dvers not to get distracted while driving. >> how could the kid get a -- >> the toddler, they're young, not rationale, not thihinking. it's every parents' worst nightmare. >> i'll put a hook on my kids. >> a leash? >> yeah. >> i did have one of those. i usually use them in airports. they're very good. people give you weird looks, though. >> they do. but you can understand why. thousands of child car seats are being recalled because of a safety hazard. britax is recalling more than 1,000 infant car seats because the handles can break. the b-safe 35 and b-safe 35 elite travel system made between october 2014 and july of last year. full details on our website, abcnews.com. we turn to an urgent health
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pregnant women as it's linked to a serious birth defect and the latest map shows the number of cases in the u.s. is growing. >> all of those cases were contracted while traveling to particular global hot spots. the cdc is now warning women to stay away from. abc's eva pilgrim has the latest. >> reporter: the new warning about the dangerous virus leading to a flurry of concerned patients. >> monday morning we got about ten phone calls. >> reporter: lindsey mitchell traveled to mexico, one of 20 hot zones when she was 20 weeks pregnant befe the cdc issued the warning, telling pregnant women to stay away. >> i feel terrible just by goingng on vacation, i've now put my baby at risk. >> reporter: doctors say the symptoms for most people, fever, rash, joint pain, are mild and pass without incidt. the concern for an expecting mom, life-threatening brain
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>> the results can be really catastrophic for a family, so that's why we are being so careful. >> reporter: there are no vaccines to prevent it and no drugs to treat zika vivirus infection. doctorsay y anyone w has traveled to the countries with thvirus and has the symptoms should be tested. eva pilgrim, abc news, new york. >> that's frightening for many parents and anybody traveling. it's been mild and only causes symptoms in one in five people. >> but it's so -- it's one of those fears you have when you're pregnant that something could go wrong like that. apparently disease specialists in brazil are saying this virus can cause a surge in another condition called guillain-barre where it can paralyze some patients, forcing them to go on life support.
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coming up in the next half hour, the hollywood a-lister honoring his wife's comments about the academy awards. what will smith told our own robin roberts about why the movie industry itself is to blame. first, an update on the accusations leveled against amy schumer that she stole other comic's jokes. what one of her accusers is saying now on "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" coinues after this from our abc stations. saying now on "world news now." >> announcer: "world newews now" continues after this from our abc stations. i believe believe we're still worth the fight you'll see there's hope for this world tonight i believe, i believeve yeah
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they looked at what you do you know what you googled t most? he said, is it me? no. by far what you google the most antibiotics? and do these antibiotics make my birth control worthless? >> comedienne amy schumer on "snl" there. of course she's made headlines this week denying accusations of stealing other comedians' jokes and skits. >> now tmy pescatelli saying i went too far, and i'm super apologetic. more from abc's david wright. it's my mistake. >> reporter: the world's hottest female comedienne, accused of stealing jokes from other funny women. take this new bit from her hbo
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>> i'm old school. i think the guy should pay on the first day for sex. >> reporter: not unlike wendy liebman's stand-up 20 years. >> maybe i'm old-fashioned, but i like it when the guy pays for sex. i mean that. >> reporter: or this skit from schumer's comedy central show about a new diet and exercise plan. >> theknock it out of your stupid mouth. slap chef. >> reporter: compare that to kathleen madigan's stand-up. >> you have enough money to pay a man to stand there and slap it out of your hand before you put it in your mouth. >> reporter: liebman told us, i believe it was an honest mistake. in the comedy world, accusations of joke-stealing are no laughing matter. >> they're self-poling sort of community of artists and your jokes are your currencies.
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defendg herself online and on the air waves on the "jim norton advice sho podcast. >> i'm being accused ostealing jokes ani wanted to come and talk to you about it and clear my name, because i w would nev, ever do that. and i never have. >> reporter: she's even vowed to take a polygraph and air the resus on her show. comedy doesn't usually depend on the cliffhanger, but this one might. david wright, abc news, new york. well, coming up, the kid who tried to call in their own snow days. "the mix" up next.
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i wore my favorite snow boots. >> okay. so "the mix". >> "the mix," yeah, right. apparently kids are pretty clever in chattanooga, tennessee. obvious abc affiliate there -- they ended up sending messages to the station that they wanted school canceled. pretending to be officials from hamilton county, saying, there's no school tomorrow. they said, ha, ha, nice try. apparently, you don't know the password. and then also, kids, don't be us pretending you are some school officials canceling school. closings don't work like that. we're not that dumb. just in, hamilton county schools closed. >> the kids won. >> is it was closed but "a" for effort. >> and they won in the end. so, there's a 100% chance of a blizzard and baby-making blizzard many of the popular websites, tinder says during blender -- during blizzards, it's so cold they see an increase in people
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see you monday! making news in america this morning, breaking right now, the massive storm shing the south overnight. a tornado causing damage with major u.s. cities preparing for blizzard-like conditioions as th system barrels down the eastern
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plus, preparing for the rst. thousands of flights already canceleled, an urecedented move in washington, d.c., shutting down the transit system and the government closing early. pilot arrested at the controls of a passenger plane accused of flying drunk. and fighting back with a club. a would-be robber picking the wrong woman to mess with. and we do say good morning to you, everybody, on this frfriday. the massive storm system expected to bring blizzard conditions to millions, well, it's taking shape right now and already causing some damage. >> let's get right to the radar. the storm stretching from the gulf of mexico into virginia. icy conditions, heavy rain across the south and at least one tornado. >> a twister touching down overnight in southern mississippi causing damage. you see here. reports of trees downed and mobile homes destroyed.
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empty shelves, people rushing out for the essentials preparing for feet of snow. abc's karla barguiarena has the dedetails. >> reporter: this morning, one last mad dash to prepare for a potentially historic blizzard. outside a costco in virginia lines to get in and lines to check out as stores try to keep up with the demand. >> d.c. is really not ready for this kind of weather. at this trader joe's supermarket in the nation's capital. >> pick the next ten. >> reporter: forced to limit customers to ten at a time. shelves of water are now vivirtually pty and show shovels disappearing just as fast. >> we're down to like our last few of them which is like three or four. >> reporter: also preparing, the federal government, which announced it would be closing at noon today ahead of the epic winter storm. d.c.'s public transportation including rail and bus service will be closing later today too.
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everything line up for a major storm system affecting the eastern third of the country and affecting at least 50 million people. >> reporter: at reagan international airport, de-icers standby as all major aiines offer passengers waivers to rebook their flights. for those staying home like ryan williams in philadelphia, one last stop before the snow arrives. >> well, i already hit the grocery store, but i mean honestly when we're being truthful, the most important thing is wine and whiskey. >> reporter: karla barguiarena, abc news, new york. okay, so one of the many questions right now is how much snow can be expected and where is the storm right now. >> accuweather meteorologist justin povick tracking it all. good morning to you, justin. >> reena, kendis, thanks, and good morning to you, as well. as we are following this storm system, we're already noticing all the moisture, all the heavy rain and even some severe weather that is tearing across ththe gulf cst states along interstate 10.
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large ha, damaging winds and tornadoes. and now we're starting to be more and more concerned about the wintry aspect. major ice storm conditio into north carorolina andhen later on this evening into tonight, blizzard conditions developing, d.c., baltimore, philadelphia, this is one for the history books, whiteout conditions and look at our snowfall accumulation map here, one to two feet. more so toward d.c., baltimore and philadelphia, some areas here approaching two feet plus. and then we have the coastal impacts, and these are rather significant. this will be the highest surf we have seen since sandy. beach erosion, coastal flooding, big-time concerns here as we head through the weekend. >> one for the history books. did you hear about this one, bright spot about all of this, for some in washington, d.c., for the first time in decades sledding is again allowed on capitol hill. it's still against the law, but told not to reinforce it. >> it looks like a lot of fun.
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>> and here's a hint of what d.c. might be in for. take a look at these pictures from washington. this was after the blizzard of 1922. >> wow. 28 inches of snow fell. the greatest one-day snowfall ever for the city. check out the slide show at abcnews.com. well, there is breaking news in north korea. north korea is detaining an american student for what it says was a hostile act. the state news agency says otto frederick warmbier entered north korea as a tourist. he's a student at ththe univerty of virginia. no word on what that act was but rth korea says warmbier has ties to the u.s. government. the u.s. embassy in seoul is aware of the arrest. ay, back here at home the verbal smackdown is on between republican presidential candidates donald trump and ted cruz. campaigning in las vegas last night, trump did address some issues, resurrecti his promise to build a border wall and make mexico pay for it. but even a doublble-digit ad in the polls isn't stopping his
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moment, and he blew it. >> he's a very striking person. nobody likes him. take a look, he has republican senator, he doesn't have one endorsement from one senator, number one. number two, wasn't born in this country. >> now for the most part cruz is staying away from trash talk aiming his most critical words at the republican establishment and the obama administration, as well, but he is firing back at trump suggesting to abc's george stephanopoulos that the front-runner's priorities are completely misplaced. i would suggest that the next commander in chief instead of living or dying by the daily polls and by the latest twitter storm should focus on identifying our enemies, listening to the expert advice of generals and admirals and national security experts and doing whatever is necessary to ep this country safe. >> well, cruz is also explaining to george why he's far more qualified than trump to be president.
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"good morning america." for the democrats hillary clinton is getting an endorsement from a pop star. demi lovato joined clinton on stage last night at a a rally in iowa. lovato performed the song "confident" beforere introdung the democrat. a new poll shows bernie sanders leading clinton by eight points in iowa. she turned up the heat on sanders during an appearance on cnn. >> do u believe the american people are ready to elect a socialist as president of the united states? >> well, let me say this, again, it's up to the voters. i know a number of democrats, people who i highly respect, are concerned and are expressing that concern to me, to journalists and others. >> bernie sanders is remaining confident. during a speech in new hampshire sanders touched on the new poll telling the crowd that, quote, we're looking at one of the great political upsets in modern history. well, still ahead, a child seat maker recalling a popular
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ad sampling in the city and make the results public, and the regional epa director who oversaw flint has resigned. meanwhile, officials in michigan say they still aren't sure whether the contaminated water is linked to a sudden increase in the number of legionnaires' disease. the ntsb wants to lower the legal alcohol limit for drivers. safety officials are pushing for the limit to be 0.05 or even lower. that's equal to about one drink for a woman and two for men. they say impairment begins well before the current level of 0.08. thousands of child care seats, child car seats are being recalled because of a safety hazard. britax child safety is recalling more than 71,000 infant seats because the carrying handles can break.
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d.c. and it is a calm before the storm. a look down pennsylvania avenue. this picture will look a l lot different later tonight. blizzard-like conditions are expected there. the nation's capital already reeling from wednesday night's mild snowstorm is taking every measure to get ready. >> yes, schools out today in washington and some of its suburbs. the metro subway system is not going to bee running this weekend at all and federal offices are shutting down today at noon. taking a look at the morning commute, icy all the way from the ohio valley to the mid-atlantic seaboard. drivers likely to find snow in the western mountains and the sierra.
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maybe even as far south as l.a. the roads may be flooded in the deep south. >> this is where the trouble is. memps, atlanta, miami, washington, san francisco, if you plan on flying today. >> a former airline pilot has been arrested for flying a plane from oregon to califora apparently drunk. >> david arns stone worked for alaskan airlines. he failed a random drug test after landing in orae county from portland with a blood alcol level of 0.13. well above the legal limit. alaska airlines says he never flew again after the 2014 flight and resigned rather than being fired. he has been released on bail and ordered back to court next month and faces a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison. an oklahoma judge has come down hard on a former police officer convicted off raping women during his patrols giving him a consecutive sentence of 263 years in prison.
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on for several months sexually assaulting women who were afraid to come forward. that is, until one of his victims, a neighborhood grandmother turned him in. a miami doctor has been suspended and could lose her job after she was caught on camera going off on an uber driver. she is seen here slapping and kicking the driver and heard launching a verbal tirade. the driver says she was drunk, but has decided no the to press charges and it turns out she hadn't even ordered the car but jumped in when she saw t theber sign. uber needless to say has suspended her account. on't mess with maria. that's the lesson learned after a confrontation between a suburban boston store owner and a would-be robber armed with a knife's demanded all the money in the register but mariey alves was ready and gave him a good swat. >> grabbed it then i smack him with this. he says i don't want to get this trouble. i don't want to get this trouble. >> in almost a decade it's only
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use one of her clubs. she is going to pray for the young man and she'd like to talk to him. well, an incredibly close call for lufkin, texas, police officers as a tractor trailer rounds a corner too fast. its empty lowbwboy trailer almost takes ow the cops and cruiser. after posting this they found the driver and apologized and said his brakes didn't lock up. he didn't see the police or he would have stopped and checked on them. of course, seeing a deer isn't really a shock unless you are you're barreling down a ski slope. she caught the much too close encounter r whilekiing in sun valley. although she's a former free skiing world champion angel says this has never happened to her before. one she won't forget. the super bowl matchup will be set this weekend with two conference title games. by the time the arizona
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panthers weather should be manaable. are the panthers manageable? they went on a 12-game winning streak at the start of the season. patriots are getting out of new england for sunday's game in denver. the pats are always pretty intense in their game prep but especially so for the qb. >> there's no player off our team i have anyny more respect for than peyton manning so his preparatio is consistency, his skill skills i will never ever ever underestimate him under any circumstances. >> well, that said he has had arm trouble and missed six games and has thrown 17 interceptions compared t to just nine touchdowns. it still should be a pretty good classic matchup between manning and brady. >> up next in "the pulse," shared dedication. the oldest bber in the hair cutting hair at over 100 years old. strum per ter, the musician
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[ pickles whines ] i know, it's like they're always o on televion. what? timeme now to check "the pulse."
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savvy students trying to trick a tv station. our affiliate in chattanooga, tennessee, shared a twitter back and forth. >> started with this direct message saying inform students of no school. try. you obviously don't know the password. >> the station then tweeted, kid, don't direct message us pretending you are some school official canceling school. we're not that dumb. >> but y know what, i would probably give these kids an at q for effort. in the end they won because the county did end up closing the school so they were kind of ahead of the system. >> the county fooled it. it may be snowing but a dating app says this will be a hot weeken >> it'll be warm indoors. hinge saw a 47% spike in activityn the east coast during the january snowstorm a year ago and last year the average hinge user logged in
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>> tinder also expecting more swipes. last year one guy's profile went viral making it clear he wanted to, quote, party during the storm. is that what the kids call it in these days. >> i guess it's party. there willll be a l of party babies in october apparently. >> on the map. >> yeah, a barber in new york state has no plans to retire even though he'll be 105 in a few -- i'm just trying to make sure -- i am in the clear. >> i never saw you tongue tied. anthony mans nelly starting cuttingg hair wn calvin coolidge was in the white house and never stopped. >> he has been recognized as the world's oldest basher and works at least five days a week. >> hours don't m matter wi me. i don't get tired. i just -- i keep going. >> and in case you were wondering his hands are just as
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customers keep coming back. >> good. all right. i love this. here's something every beginning musician's parents can relate to the first recital. it's music to their ears and only their ears. >> but this boys bring i would say something special to it when he finishes his piece. [ applause ] >> yeah. yeah, the fist pump and doing a michael jackson impersonation and then the big finish. >> oh, off the stage. oh. >> we don't know who he is but we hope he's doing fine this morning. >> more ws after this. soup and sandwich and somewhere to go, and clean and real and nowhere to be, and warmth and lookoking good and sandwich and soup and inside jokes, and dan back! good, clean food pairs well with anything.
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there are reports of trees down as well as mobile homes destroyed. washington, d.c. is promising this snowstorm won't be a repeat of the other night. with unpassable roads, 4,4,000 saltrucks are ready to coat the region starting today. schools are closed today and the federal government closes at noon. today heavy rain in central and northern california and further north snow and freezing rain moving from the ohio valley to the mid-atlantic region. and finally from us the late night comicics admitting they received a gift. >> sarah palin was a gold mine for them. back in the news, here now your "friday funnies." >> while trump admittedly has given me so much material to make jokes about, nobody compares to the original material girl. >> i'm here to support the next president of the united states, donald trump. >> i think she just likes him because trump sounds like a name she would give one of her kids. bristol, willow, track, trump.
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listen. >> the selfie sticks and the greek columns and all that hopey-changey stuff. you with the h hds that rock the cradle, right wing and bitter cling and proud clingers. >> what? >>et me just tase the pt of my brain that understands sentence structure. >> fighting each other and yelling all la akbar calling jihads on each other's heads. like i said, let them duke it out. >> is she still talking? >> if you watch trump during that speech you can actually hear what he's thinking. watch again. >> he is the master at the art of the deal. he is one who would -- >> i wonder why she keeps saying deal. does she think i'm a pickle king of n york? >> palin described trump as a great leader while trump being quiet for 20 minutes was the
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>> let the warriors and go kick isis' bleep mr. can i get a hallelujah. woo. woo! sarah palin just guaranteed trump the evangelical vote because i think she was speaking in tongues. >> amen to sarah palin being back on the campaign trail. >> absolutely. and we want to remind you folks we'll be crazy with weather. we'll have a lot more on "gma" with reporters across making news in america this morning, breaking right now, the massive storm lashing the south overnight. a tornado causing damagege with major u.s. cities preparing for blizzard-like conditions as the system barrels down the eastern
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