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morning. wicked weather. more snow on the way as people wake up to dangerously low temperatures. well below zero in areas and snow ice and sleet. we're talkingracking it all. >> another arab country joining the fight against isis after the militant group releases an execution video with numerous hostages. the detalls coming in. >> unwanted guests. a creepy, crawly surprise for passengers on a plane. how a scorpion got onboard and stung a woman. >> live from new york "saturday night live" celebrates 40 years of laughs. eddy murphy's return and the lip lock that everybody is talking about.
good morning on this president's day. i'm ryan steve. >> i'm mara schiavocampo. we begin with the latest winter storm setting its sights on the northeast. a new round of snow and ice as millions bundle up against the coldest air of the season. >> the system is moving from the south already glazing over the roads this morning in oklahoma city little rock and memphis. this new system is creeping into a frigid northeast dipping into single digits and subzero temperatures. so cold this foundation in manhattan has frozen solid. >> this is what it looks like underneath the brooklyn bridge. ice covering much of the east river. we'll get to that in a moment. in new england the cleanup job with no end in sight. and overnight in boston it was the ems needing rescued. this ambulance getting stuck in the snow. people living nearby tried to
use shoveling to help but took 90 minutes to get it out with an excavator and using these machines to clear snow in boston. the region's transit system will offer limited service following a system-wide shutdown over the weekend. >> thousands of people have lost power with that new storm on the move this morning. >> accuweathers stephanie olmo is here to show us what's in store. good morning. >> good morning. well we do begin the work week with a winter storm right now impacting the southeast region bringing in snow across the midatlantic states. there are winter storm warnings and watches across this area. further south we're dealing with rain. while the wet weather interacts that's producing corridor. please exercise caution. also if you are traveling on i-20. power outages likely throughout this area.
two to four inches expected in nashville. also much of kentucky picking up 6 to 12 inches by the time it's all said and done. this system is tracking north and east and produce another round of snow across the northeast region. ryan and mara back to you. >> thanks so much stephanie. now to breaking news overnight. egypt has struck isis targets in libya following the execution of 21 egyptians. abc news is not showing that graphic execution video posted by isis. egypt says the strikes were quote, to avenge the blood shed and seek retribution from the killers. >> den mark a nation shaken by terror attacks. two men arrested accused of helping the man behind the deadly shooting that started during a panel discussion on free speech. take a listen.
>> in that gun fire a filmmaker killed and several officers injured. the organizer of the event says it could have been much worse. >> if they haven't shot back he could have shot his way through and i don't know something worse could have happened. >> the 22-year-old suspect shot dead by police. they said he had a long criminal record. >> a cease-fire is hanging on this morning in ukraine. but the ukrainian government and russian back levels are accusing each other of violating the deal after shelling and mortar fire killed two people overnight. if the truce holds for the next several hours both sides set to pull tanks and weapons away from the frontlines. an american from georgia is in intensive care this morning after he was tossed around and gored during a bull fighting festival in northwestern spain. doctors spent three hours to
repair damage to his thigh and back thusles. two other men were injured during the annual bull running event. >> in washington the bucket impasse could lead to the shutdown of the homeland security department by the end of the month. house speaker john boehner says he's prepared to allow funding for the agency to last. a bill would cover the department through september 30th but calls for overturning president obama's turn to move the deportations but stands no chance of passing in the senate. and the deadline for health care coverage has passed. federal officials say more than 10 million people enrolled under the affordable care act the health care.com had lots of last minute traffic despite a computer glitch that delayed some applications. >> still ahead, the new
\sseg2 the u.s. auto industry is suffering the effects of a labor dispute at the west coast ports. honda is slowing production at plants in indiana, ohio and canada because parts are stuck on ships that haven't been unloaded. president obama has sent the labor secretary to the west coast to help get labor talks
moving again. >> the faa is out with its proposed regulations for commercial drone flights. those flights would have to be during daylight hours and could only fly up to 500 feet high. after passing a written test, operatedon operateors would have to keep the drones away from airports and eyesight. it could take up to three years for the rules to be finalized. >> international hearings pulled off one of the biggest banking breaches ever. up to $1 billion stolen of 30 countries including the u.s. the hackers look for months in the banking systems and program atms to dispense money or transfer funds. >> the clock is ticking on great president's day deals. the best deal you'll find are on clothing. we have love that. especially winter apparel with some sale prices even lower than on black friday.
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nashville and central kentucky. >> weather related airport delays possible in memphis washington atlanta and dallas. keep an eye on those. >> a las vegas woman shot during a road rage incident has died. >> tammy meyers was on her way home from giving her daughter a driving lesson when she had a collision with another car. the two drivers exchanged heated words and the other driver followed meyers home and shot her. her family is stunned by the shooting and furious. >> you're really disgusted for taking my mother's life. she didn't deserve it. >> my son is only 1 year and 2 months and now i got to deal with my son. >> terry meyers was a mother of four and a nurse. police say the search for the gunman is top priority. >> coast guard crews break near hurricane forced winds to rescue a father and son whose sail boat
become disabled south of than tact. the men were hoisted to safety and taken to shore to be checked out. they had set sail from rhode island headed to australia. and along delayed preliminary hearing for two wisconsin girls charged with stabbing a classmate. the 12-year-old and 13-year-old attacked their friend to please a fictional online character called slender man. the girls have been found competent to stand trial. now a judge has to decide whether there's enough evidence to warrant a trial for attempted homicide. >> airline officials are trying to figure out how a scorpion got on their flights. a woman onboard was stung before take-off. she managed to stop and got her revenge before it did anymore damage and crew members made sure it didn't bring any friends along searching the plane. the question is where did it come from? >> you can certainly travel with
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we have new information on what may have caused this blast. speaking of cold, temperatures have dipped overnight and windchills are well below zero. accuweather is tracking get this a new threat of snow. it will be following as thousands of people are getting ready to she had back to work tomorrow. find out when the snow will start to fall in your neighborhood, all that and more
just ahead on "action news." donvan. >> reporter: why put a seal inside a cage and on to a fedex flight? what's the point? we will give our answer in part in pictures. baby bear baby elephant baby giraffe. baby ryanhino. the public loves these little guys. the thing is mating in captivity does not come naturally to a lot of species. >> we have 600 we're working with and some trying to match. >> she did say match. there's a science to matching zoo animals. databases kept on thousands of animals. life history, who is related to whom. >> we find animals who are least related to each other to avoid inbreeding. >> this is important with
endangered species because there are few mates for the mating. which brings us back to the fedex flight. here's commander at home in the seattle aquarium deemed ready to breed with a female named ursula. she lives in boston on a plane and now off the plane in boston water. baby seal to come. maybe. we'll have to get back to you. john donvan abc news washington. >> and we reported on the "fifty shades of grey." maybe she should show that to the zoo animals. >> either that or teach them smooth talking. >> you can teach them a thing or two. >> stay with us for "good morning america" and have yourgs a fantastic monday and president's day.
>> we're following breaking news on this monday february 16. dramatic details of an overnight house explosion that forced a dozen people outside into the arctic air. >> another storm is barrelling through you would ice and snow snow -- for new england. >> accuweather is tracking record-low temperatures tonight. schools are