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making news in america this morning, breaking overnight, terror arrest in two states. refugees from the middle east accused of having ties to isis. we're live. political showdown. a donald trump rally with clintonbashing, protesters and chants. >> and who's going to pay for the wall? >> all: mexico. >> who's going to pay for the wall? >> all: mexico. >> getting the crowd fired up on bernie sanders' he turf. caught on camera. a woman removed from a plane after an emergency landing. the other passengers erupting in applause. extreme weather. minus 25 degrees expected this weekend. plus, one brave driver in a lamborghini. want to do that with your luxury vehicle. >> why not.
i'm kayna whitworth in for reena ninan. >> i'm kendis gibson. we will get started with the breaking news. federal investigators arresting two with ties to isis. >> both refugees leading to any questions. is is the u.s.oing enough? lana zak live in washington for us. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the two men arrested in california and texas, both were refugees from iraq, one coming to the united states through syria. in sacramento, a 23-year-old iraqi man arrested accused of trying to travel to s sia to fight with terror organizations and in houston a 24-year-old iraqi man was charged woo isis. their refugee status is sparking new criticism from republicans that the u.s. is not doing enough to screen refugees for potential ties to terrorism. the governor of texas urging president obama to halt the flow of refugees until there is,
the lieutenant governor of texas weighing in saying it may have prevented a catastrophic terror related event in the making and saved countless lives and the u.s. attorney's office tells our station in sacramento there is a connection between the two men but would not elaborate further. both expected to be in their respective corrs today. >> this definitely will be fuel >> yeah. us. >> also this morning, these arrests in the u.s. are coming on the same day as a foiled attack in paris by a man pledging allegiance to isis. >> police officers shot and killed the knife-wielding man. he was threatening them, we're told, wearing what turned out to be a vest with fake explosives. the incident coincided with the first anniversary of the massacre at "charlie hebdo." >> here at home the political attacks are heating up from inside the trump camp. donald trump is taking nene aim on hillary clinton and on
doing it in his own home state in front of thousands of die-hard supporters. overnight, donald trump bringing up the crowds. police shutting down two blocks and people lining up i one of the most liberal cities in the country, burlington, vermont. >> thank you. that's so great. >> the republican front-runner and his supporters making noise. >> who's going to pay for the wall? >> all: mexico. >> who's going to pay forhe wall? >> all: mexico. >> who's going to pay for the wall. >> all: mexico. >> on bernie sanders' home turf trump going after the state senator. do we like bernie? >> protesters and sanders supporters repeatedly interrupted his speech. >> go ahead. get him out. >> this morning bernie sanders responding tweeting finally donald trump and i agree on something. he and i both want to run against the other. guess who wins? linking to a recent poll showing the senator leading the
matchup. >> women's rights are human rights. >> earlier trump dropping this bombshell campaign video attacking hlary clinton on women's rights showing her with disgraced congressman anthony weiner and bill cosby and this image of former president bill clinton with monica lewinsky. bill clinton on the campaign trail in iowa refused to take the bait telling reporters he was only there to help his wife. >> the current president is defending his steps on gun control. george mason university in virginia, the president says that he will not support any candidate who does not support what he calls commonsense gun reform. he's urging citizens who agree to vote that way. >> the way washington changes is when people vote. i'm going to throw my shoulders behind folks who want to actually solve problems instead
high score from an interest group. >> that interest group, the president is saying, the and a half rifle association has a strangele stranglehold on congress. the nra wasn't there. >> california is finally getting a quick break from nearly a week of punishing torrential rain from those el nino-fueled storms and another powerful storm system hit coastal areas with high surf warnings threatening oceanfront homes in malibu. some areas saw waves up to 60 feet high. and now all of that water saturating the earth raising a new fear of mudslides, particularly in those wildfire zones. the other big weather story here in the heartland, snow falling inminneapolis, wisconsin, w wre frigid age dangerous temperatures are settling in. abc's senior meteorologist rob marciano with the details. >> reporter: snow is in the mountains but two batches of
and st. louis and chicago, maybe a few inches there but that's where the cold air comes in. minus 25 will be the windcll in minneapolis on sunday. they have an nfl playoff game happening. it could be the coldest ever played. >> going to be a cold game for the vikings. overseas now the syrian government has allowed humanitarian aid into three rebel-held villages ravaged by starvation. thousands of people suffering from malnutrition and other life-threatening diseases. according to doctors without borders, 23 people have died since december, first in just one of those villages including six babies less than a year old. >> wow. turning now to wall street, more turmoil from market mayhem. the u.s. markets are off to theirorst start of the year in a really long time because of problems overseas. specifically china where stock trading was halted twice this week because of big drops. this morning the shanghai index
futuressre higher, a goodies jobs report today could bolster the markets here. >> okay, so here's something that deals with money but is good news. tomorrow night some six numbers will not only make history but could forever change lives. >> so the powerball is already up $700 million and predictions are that it just might hit a billion so you have to match all six numbers to win this one of a kind prize and odds are astronomically against you. >> come on. >> number crunchers say there is a 17% chance that nobody will win and the jackpot will roll over again. >> okay, so there is he an 83 -- let's think positive. 83% someone will. still ahead here, the new serious health warning about pizza boxes. >> the new york to chicago flight forced to land in detroit overnight. a passenger hauled off. and growing petition. the number of signatures asking
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page said it's caused by drug dealers from other states. >> these are guys with the name demoney, smoothie, shifty. they come up here and sell their heroin then they go back home. incident incidentally half the time they impregnate a young white girl before they leave. >> in an e-mail to abc news he says he was not talking about race, race, he says is irrelevant. officials from maine's republican party not commenting and neither is cis christie's campaign. the two governors are close friends and lepage was christie's first major endorsement. we know pizza isn't that great for us. now it turns out that the pizza boxes could be harmful to your health. the fda is banning three chemicals used in those boxes saying they could cause cancer and birth defects. so, the chemicals are used as a sealant to kee the pizza grease from seeming through the box.
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tracy thompson delivered a healthy six pound 11 ounce girled named kelsey wednesday afternoon. the baby's parents had undergone several infertility treatments only to suffer three miscarriages. thomomon says she was happy to carry the baby for her daughter. >> her and her husband have gone through so much. miscarriages and the fertility and all that and i didn't want to disappoint her. it's been many years since i've been pregnant and the second trimester was great. there. the first and the third were really tough. >> so thompson seven years past menopause but was able to carry the baby because of new medical advances in reproductive technology and we'll have more on that story, i will, coming up on "good morning america." >> a couple of notot from the sports world. should point out ken griffey jr. will wear a seattle mariner's cap. >> front or backwards was a big debate. >> and mike piazza choosing the mets.
>> good morning, welcome to our "sportscenter" set here in los angeles. he's neil. i'm stan. you get to go first. >> first names only. ucla, hosting arizona. russell westbrook gave so much money to ucla which is super cool that he can't afford p pts without holes in them so ucla was up so many that graphics, the ucla guy was comfortable and then was very uncomrtable because arizona went a 15-2 run because luke olson was in the building. right in front of westbrook. step-back. bobby jack. that was westbrook who stood up. cool moment. great game and the bruins win it by three. number five michigan state at home taking on illinois. denzel valentine out again. he had that minor knee surgery. not sure if he'll be back on sunday at penn state. giving it up to gavin shilling
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the series premieres february 26th on netflix. and it should promise to be a packed house for this year's super bowl halftime show. >> queen bey is coming back for her encore performance. very eited about this. pepsi this year's sponsor of the super bowl 50 halftime show has confirmed that beyonce will take the stage at levi stadium in santa clara, south of san francisco february 7th. >> she's amazing. she headlined, of course, super bowl xlvii, "entertainment tonight" reported bruno mars is also expected to be -- >> too much. >> i love it. >> while everyone is talking about the lottery jackpot that got away, the half billion dollar powerball prize, here's the story about one that didn't. >> yeah, robert bowlen won $2 million a month ago in e missouri lottery and didn't tell anyone for three weeks. not en his wife who he wanted to surprise with a christmas gift. >> whoa.
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[ speaking a foreign language ] >> they haven't perfected color television yet but they do have a hydrogen bomb. >> either that or they got their rst chipotle. it doesn't matter. >> they had their exclusive footage of the test. those jokes are going to be so much less funny if there right. >> flash flood, high surf and wind advisories in effect. my doppler has been going nuts all day. it's, of course, the work of el nino, which is -- my favorite storm system that sounds like an early '0s0s latino boys band. >> my view it is unacceptable that americans are paying $4 or $5 in fees every time they go to an atm. >> part of a foolproof strategy to speak out against all the things that annoy him. in my view, supermarket receipts are too long. there are too many coupons for
>> stop calling it a p.i.n. number! it's redundant to endn pin. is already number. >> it's a natural disgrace if my otis spunk meyer cookie is left hanging on one of those coils in the vending machine. >> he mocked donald trump for thinking climate change was a hoax created by the chinese. though, at this point -- >> oh, man. th're loving bernie sanders, aren't they? >> i feel like they all want to do their perfect impression. >> absolutely. kind of easy. >> yeah. that's what's making news in america, everybody. >> stay with us for "good morning america." have a great weekend. good luck tomorrow in the lotto. right now at 4:30 a