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decades. making news in america this morning, breaking overnight, a terror attack happening now. gunmen storming a university open fire on students and professors. the details just in. big endorsement. sarah palin returning to the national stage throwing her support behind donald trump. plus, more bad news for hillary clinton. the newest polls showing bernie sanders pulling away. we're live in washington. > winter storm in the central plains with another massive storm waiting in the wings. confidence growing for huge snow amounts on the east coast. real-life hero. jamie foxx talking about pulling a man from a burning truck and overnight the embrace with the grateful father.
we begin with the breaking news. a university u uer attack stormed by armed militants happening right now in pakistan. >> the dead include students, university staff and at least one professor with at least 80 people shot. officials do tell us that four terrorists have been killed so far. all of the buildings and roofofps at the university have now been taken over by the army there which is now clearing the university block by block. a similar attack in nearby peshawar killed 150 people. most of them thehe children. we'll continue to monitor this pakistan. the surging poll numbers and big name endorsements rocking the campaigns of both democrats and republicans. >> in iowa sarah palin last night endorsed donald trump with her signature sass and slammed president obama and came down hard on the republican establishment for attacking their own front-runner.
washington with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: kendis, reena, good morning. sarah palin will hit the trail in iowa again todayay with a town hall this morning and a rally this afternoon as she stumps with tmp. >> are you ready to make america great again? >> reporter: could sarah palin's endorsement pull donald trump over the top@ in iowa? >> he is beholden to no one but we the people of the he's going rogue left and right, man. that's why he's doing so well. >> reporter: the tea party favorite rambled, rhymed, hit the media a a through in her favorite phrases. >> it's time to drill, baby, drill down and hold these folks accocotable. >> reporter: not eveveone is so enthusiastic. "the new york daily news" headline, i'm with stupid. the partnership of the former reality star also bad news for ted cruz who palin backed when he ran for senate. >> regardless of what sarah does
>> reporter: the endorsement puts a dent in the attacks on trump's new york values from cruz and rush limbaugh. >> there are a lot of conservatives who think that he is a wolf in sheep's clothing. >> well, i am a real conservative and rush has been terrific to me. >> reporter: on the democratic side clinton has been racking up her own big endorsements like the human rights campaign and planned parenthood but a new poll shows bernie sanders with a 27-point lead in new hampshire. >> the inevitable candidate does not look quite so inevitable as she did 8 1/2 months ago. >> reporter:illary clinton still has a double digit lead nationally. her campaign is already fund-raising off the palin/trump endorsement saying in an e-mail, quote, make sure this is nothing more than a bad "snl" skit. kendis, reena. >> megan hughes, live in washington. thanks so much, megan. >> speaking of hillary clinton she's playing down what could be another e-mail controversy. an inspector general for the intelligence community sent a
e-mails on her home server were deemed even more highly classified than top secret. clinton's campaign says this finding doesn't change the fact that the e-mails were not classified at the time they were sent or received. republican ben carson and his staff are mourning the death of a volunteer. braden joplin died in a car accident yesterday. three others with were injured when their car turned over on an icy r@ad then was hit by another vehicle. carson suspended campaigning and remembered him as one of the brightest young people he's ever met. the governor of michigan is speaking out about the water crisis in flint. rick snyder devoted mump of his state offhe state address to the disaster. he blamed government failure for the leadontamination which left water in flint undrinkable. the water source was switched in 201414o save money. snyder resolved to fix the problem. >> i'm increasing the support from the michigan national guard
every home we need to visit in flint gets visited as soon as possible. i'm sorry most of all that i let you down. you deserve better. >> amid growing crititism and demands he step down snyder will rease his e-mails on the water crisis later today. after some time to adjust to life outside prison the xap tiffs are ready to speak. spirits. amir hekmati met with reporters and said his training as a marine helped him get through the 4 1/2 years. >> i didn't want to let my marines, fellow marines down so i tried my best to keep my head up and withstand all the pressures that were put upon me some of which were inhumane and unjust. >> meanwhile, the white house
levinson who was not released may n longer be in iran. that country says it will look for him and the white house says it will hold iran to that promise. levinson disappeared nearly nine years ago while on an unauthorized cia mission. next door in iraq isis claiming a ather archaeological victim. satellite photos obtained by the associate press confirm the oldest christian monastery i iraq has been destroyed. st. elijah is just a field of rubble. it was 1400 years old, the monasty is the latest of more than 100 religious and historic sites destroyed by isis. in the meantime, that group is acknowledging the death of the terrorist known as jihadi john. a eulogy of the british born militant has appeared in an isis magazine. u.s. officials said last year they believe he was killed in a drone strike in syria. now to the winter storms marching across the u.s. the firs you can see on radar in the center of the plains, the widespread area of snow from chicago to nashville, a few
a much more serious situation still developing closer to the west coast. a large system moving east, it's expected to develop more over the rockies and into the mid-atlanticic major american cities in the crosshair, baltimore, d.c., philadelphia, new york, possibly seeing significant snowfall this weekend. we will be tracking all of it. >> and folks need to prepare already for that. >> they do. still ahead, what pregnant women should eat to boost their baby's brain power. plus, a growing concern, a mosquito born disease affecting unborn babies. the cdc urging testing as cases emerge in the u.s. and this is caught on camera. a driver refusing to be the victim of a carjacking, fighting back, how it ends.uld s`ay in bed all day. en your cold is this bad... ...you need new theraflu expressmax. theraflu expressmax combines... maximum strength medicines available without a prescription...
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the ohio and tennessee valleys and wet roadways along the central gulf coast. well, this morning driver fatigue is suspected as a possible cause in a deadly greyhound crash in northern california. >> sleeping passengers on the l.a. to san francisco overnight trip awoke to horror as the bus overturned on the rain-slicked highway. one saying the bus was seesawing on the highway median. passengers say the driver appeared to doze off moments before the accident and south san jose. two women died. the ntsb is now investigating. a tenness local sheriff says searchers have not given up hope on finding a missing 2-year-old alive. even though it's been six days since the boy disappeared. hundreds o o volunteers have been braving brutal cold in rural tennessee. some 85 miles east of memphis. the cold last night was a little too much so the professionals took over. the sheriff also says the family is not under suspicion despite what has been put o o there in social media. two pregnant women in linois have been found to be
health officials say the expect apartment mothers had recently visited countries where the virus is located. the cdc recently issued a warning aboututhe virus which can cause severe birth defects in children. it is spread through mosquito bites and found in certain caribbean and latin-american countries. despite previous waraings that pregnant women should avoid certain fish, scientists now say eating some seafood may boost braiai developments in their babies. researchers in spain found that three to four servings of fish a week led to higher i.q. scores and decreases in the autistic spectrum and were surprised to find the results especially strong from fatty fish like tuna. >> sogeorge clooney says hollywood is moving in the wrong direction and that african-americans have a legitimate beef with the film industry but he says it's not so much a problem of who is being
the type of role as valuable to minorities, especially in quality films and clooney says as bad as the problem is for blacks it's even worse for hispanics. tune in to "good morning america" to hear director spike lee speak exclusively on h h boycotting of the academy awar. it's a baseball hall of fame. pete rose will be inducted into the cincinnati hall of fame this summer. the baseballommissioner decided not to lift rose's lifetime ban for betting on baseball. one reason, the reds are making the announcement now, good to know. >> time now for some more sports. there were a couple of upsets in coclege basketball last night. >> details from our friends at espn. >> he's stan, i'm neil. we're going to do highlights, especially for you. >> yep, we're going to start with college basketball. we got kansas and oklahoma state, something about stillwater doesn't agree with bill self.
while most visiting team. the dunk here and evans to shine for the three. oklahoma state up 14 and can start to feel it. evans going to help him finish it. jayhawks fall in stillwater for the third straight season. cowboys take it 86-67. oklahoma state, well, they're storming the court. >> bill self went to oklahoma state. they tried like heck to hire him away from kansas. all right, this is georgetown/xavier. trey campbell who is on fire from beyond the arc, now, not literally but figuratively in the first half here. 17 point, 5 of 6 from three. georgetown up 6. this is the fifth ranked team. xavier is and they'llll come back, oh, no, they're not. no, they're not. 81-72, hoyas. >> crazy season in college basketball. already 19 top fivee teams have lost.
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