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an unusual cargo arrived at the los angeles airport after a long flight. look at these cuties. 20 golden retrievers started out in istanbul, turkey. a woman who lives there reached out to a golden retriever rescue group here in the u.s. they arranged to bring the dogs back to the u.s. the rescuers footed the bill about $2500 per dog. >> they were once a status symb symbol. and they don't do the well with the, are. >> i didn't know that. golden retrievers are in such high demand here that there is a waiting list and the 20 dogs from turkey will be placed in foster homes till they can be matched with permanent homes. what a good cause. >> they'll be gone in minutes. >> they're so with much of the grips of a deep freeze, ice is a major worry but not just on the roads, or course. >> we've seen a dramatic number
of rescues can of people who have fallen through the ice noose potentially bone chilling water. what should you do in such an emergency? here's abc's matt gutman. >> take a look at this dramatic rescue caught on camera. firings rushing to save a 16-year-old after he plunged through an icy pond in missouri earlier this month. to demonstrate how to survive crashing through the ice, we traveled to the tun undra of indianapolis. >>. >> that whole team is just in charge of making sure i can get rescued. serious operation. >> the indiana state police and fire department giving me a life saving demonstration. my teacher? aka dr. popsicle. the world's most foremost expert on hypothermia and ice rescues. the first thing to know when you hit the water, have you time. then get control of your breathing and don't panic. two words, kick and pull. kick and pull. put your arms on ice and just kick your legs and try and pull
yourself along the ice. >> like swimming on top of the ice. >> with no special wet or dry suits, i take the plunge. >> i was just talking along and -- mind numbing cold. but i acclimate, adjust my breathing and then remember my instructions. i kick and pull my way to safety but as this is thermal imaging camera shows my toes and treatments were blue and cold. but that's just from the original exposure to the freezing water. my core is fine. i'm not hypothermnick. he gave me a nifty tool to help make it easier. >> these are called ice sticks. most people ho go ice fishing have this around their neck. >> easier indeed but same rules apply. kick and pull. >> all right. >> matt gutman, abc news, los angeles.
do you think matt gutman tells his wife before he does these? >> our hanks to matt for taking one for the people. >> they aid 33 degrees weather, have you about 15 minutes of survival and that's it. >> the hardest part would be not to panic. >> so true. coming up, music's big night in l.a. this year's grammy awards jam packed with awards and performances, also a long list of tributes. a complete wrap-up straight ahead.
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♪ come on and sing my song everybody all night long ♪ ♪ all night long all night long ♪ >> dancing by myself. >> this is like a wedding song that everybody should play. everybody up on the floor. >> it was one of the pivotal moments last night the tribute to lionel richie, the icon joined by "a" listers including john legend, luke bryan, meghan trainor and tyrese gibson for a rendition of his 1983 classic "all night long." >> still looks the same. he looks great. >> and that was just one of many
special moments at last night's grammy awards. it was a jam packed show also tributes. >> and the star power on the stage, as well. we're up "up all nightline" right now with chris connelly ♪ ♪ dance the night with you >> from adele's epic "all i am" to demi lovato's, well, "hello." ♪ is it me you're looking for >> from taylor swift "are we out of the woods yet" wonder to the multicultural wonders of this opener from the broadway musical is "hamilton." ♪ in new york you can be a newman ♪ >> by luck or design. the 50th annual and grammy awards came at a moment when music sits proudly at the head of the pop culture table. thanks to beyonce's "formation" video and subsequent super bowl
halftime performance, and kanye west's an by every means possible roll out for his newest release the life of pablo sppt featuring a madison square garden fashion show and a yeezy tweet storm. much on the minds of those there. >> and when i wake up, i recognize you're looking at me. >> so many of them fans of the rapper kendrick lamar beloved from the streets to the oval office jumping off from his "all right" video and winning five grammys including best rap album. >> thinking out loud. >> ed sheeran won best song for what looms as a generation defining track "thinking out loud," and then the pop unicorn herself picking up album of the year for "19.
the entire night a showcase for superstars who thrived in the age of digital and streaming. >> adele is just a fascinating star. you know, you've got these deep and dark and sort of lonely songs and she's funny and she's a very, very likable character. >> and the good thing, too. late reports and tweets commenting on technical issues at the top of her performance. rihanna took to twitter to explain her last minute decision to cancel her grammy performance telling fans so sorry i wouldn't be there. a statement saying she had been put on vocal rest for an infection. you know what's not canceled, the daytime and nighttime drama between taylor and kanye. one long running show to which anyone can buy a ticket. one that figures to play itself out more in the days to come. >> keeping up with kanye west can be a full-time job especially when he's in overdrive mode. >> reporter: for "nightline,"
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norm. abc's jesse palmer had a chance for a little one-on-one. >> reporter: steph curry, dominating the nba all-star court sunday night. the point guard bringing home a victory for team west. do you think you're the best player in the nba? >> yes, by the way, that's my mentality by focus and motivation when i go out there. >> reporter: now with curry at the helm, the warriors are on track to break the nba record for regular season wins set by michael jordan and the chicago bulls. >> i don't know how many times you'll be in a position to chase a historical record like that and be a team that everybody remembers. go after it, but getting a championship would be more important. >> reporter: while his wife aisha is the one with the culinary chops, they don't call him chef curry for nothing. >> five ingredients. 15 minutes. i keep it simple. knock it out.
and let the family enjoy. and then you'll have that tomorrow and the next day and the next day. >> reporter: off the court, you'll find them rubbing shoulders with the obamas, the first lady posting this wildly viral dub smash with the couple on friday. ♪ >> reporter: curry even playing a round of golf with the president but admitting there's one thing that throws him off his game. >> the only thing that was a little intimidating was it was the secret service. we lost the match. i blamed it on the secret service. he's used to that kind of environment and i'm not. we need a rematch and call it square. >> reporter: jesse palmer, abc news, new york. >> he love he blamed the secret service. >> he's such an awesome guy. we do like him. >> that's the news for this half hour everyone, find us on facebook wnnfans.com.
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this morning on "world news now," dangerous storms across 17 states. >> i from tornadoes across the south to heavy snow and ice. from the midwest to the northeast, the powerful storm system is taking a new turn today. fighting words. donald trump takes aim at ted cruz and jeb bush. and his powerful political family. how former president george w. bush is fighting back. >> canine competition. the new breeds competing for attention at the westminster dog show. we'll go behind the scenes. >> and the big winners at last night's grammy awards. the surprising moments and the color full tribute to david bowie. it is tuesday, february 16th. ♪ >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now."
>> good morning, everybody. on a tuesday morning here, i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm reena ninan. big grammy night. >> big night. it was a fun show. it was a long show. almost oscar length but there were a lot of headlines coming out of the big grammys there, big performance by lady gaga and a controversial one by adele. we're going to dig into all of it. >> great. >> but of course, we're going to start on a serious note with those severe storms in the eastern half of the country. for example, in alexandria louisiana, a tornado ripped the roof off of a car wash and threw it into a nearby pizza hut. some of it landed on a car with a woman inside. she wasn't injured. just shaken up. >> then another tornado struck along the florida alabama state line tearing down power lines and tearing down trees. for thor north a ice storm from tennessee to maine. here's linsey davis.
across north carolina, snow and ice are to blame for more than 1500 car accidents in less than 16 lawyers. 500 accidents in virginia. at least one person killed. police are asking drivers to stay off the road. further south multiple reports of tornado touchdowns, in mississippi this house destroyed. this high school campus damaged. in louisiana, winds ripped apart this car wash and pizza hut and sent debris flying. >> i seen it like coming at me. it was scary. >> reporter: the 1200 mile long winter storm is wreaking havoc at airports. and there were massive pile-ups more than 60 vehicles on both i-56 in indiana. >> when the weather starts changing people need to reduce their speed and didn't today. >> and i-78 in pennsylvania where three were killed. here in new york city, the snow is expect the to turn to ice making for a dangerous time on
the roads. linsey davis, abc news, new york. well, is the storm has brought icy conditions to millions. >> now it's a flooding rainstorm with powerful winds to disrupt travel. our coverage continues right now with paul williams at accuweather. good morning. >> good morning to you. the storm that brought the misery in the form of freezing rain as well as snow, now it's going to bring just rain. and watching out for widespread flooding and not only that, but it's going to turn from dr. jek to mr. hyde. low pressure system will move to the north, increasing winds along the coast. we'll have winds accelerating 50 to 60 miles per hour. and then further inland at least 450 to 50 miles per hour. kendis, reena. >> jekyll and hyde. >> at least it's not frankenstein. >> jekyll and hyde. >> donald trump steps up his blistering attacks on jeb bush's family. big brother george w. bush hit
the campaign trail for his brother for the first time. without mentioning trump by name he told a crowd empty rhetoric and theatrics should not be mistaken for real strength. >> we need someone who can fix the problems that cause our anger and frustration and that's jeb bush. >> i've heard for years he kept the country safe after -- what does that mean after? what about during 9/11? i lost a lot of friends that were killed in that building. >> trump also took aim at ted cruz questioning his faith and called him unstable and outright nuts into on the democratic side, hillary clinton also turned to a famous family member to rally supporters. former president bill clinton took her place at a campaign event in florida and he used the opportunity to take a swipe at bernie sanders warning about moving the democratic party move to the left. clinton around in nevada where she's tied in the polls with sanders and then she barked like a dog while reacting to an old
campaign ad that accuses them of twisting the truth. >> oh, you know, the great recession was caused by too much regulation. [ barking ] you know? i think we could cut right through a lot of their you know, their claims. >> we don't know. >> what was the barking for? >> i don't know. >> next story. >> who let the dogs out. sanders campaigned in michigan, by the way, after meeting with families affected by the flint water crisis. he was greeted by a crowd of nearly 10,000 supporters >> but nobody barked at that event. >> that we know of. >> president obama could choose a supreme court nominee as early as next week. the white house says president obama is deeply engaged in finding someone to succeed justice scalia who died over the weekend. that nominee will run into a political buzzsaw. abc's lana zak reports. >> we also have a big big deal issue this campaign now because of the passing of justice scalia. >> we're one justice away from a
radical five justice liberal majority. >> reporter: the death of justice antonin scalia reverb brayed on the campaign trail. >> he dies. in one second after he's dead, they're fighting about politics. >> reporter: ted cruz appears to be the first with a political ad. >> we're just one supreme court justice away from losing them all. >> reporter: he goes on to attack donald trump saying trump would appoint a nonpro-life jurist. trump calls that a lie ho though he hinted at a possible third party run if he didn't win the nomination. >> i signed a pledge but it's a double edged pledge and as far as i'm concerned, they're in default of their pledge. >> reporter: protests are braving the winter storm with signs reading fill this victory say. there is a certain irony in the debate about whether or not to fill justice scalia's seat as you know, he was a constitutional originalist and there is nothing in the constitution that would prohibit the president from making this appointment no matter how close
we were to an election. reena, kendis. >> thank you so much. smoke in the cockpit caused a scare in a flight out of rond reagan national airport. 60 minutes after takeoff, it was back on the ground at dulles airport after the pilots reported smoke. all six crew members were treated and released. no passengers were hurt and no word on the cause. a colorado planned parent parent heed clinic has reopened. only part of the building is being used because repairs are still not done. robert lewis deer has been clarnled with murder and other counts in connection with the attack. deer says he an targeted the clinic because of an, boz that are performed there. over in ohio, a restaurant reopened following a machete attack last week. four were injured when the suspect stormed inside and began slashing people. the restaurant owner believes he was targeted because he's an
arab. but the fbi in columbus has not spoken publicly about a motive in this case. the suspect was killed by police. a series of air strikes in syria destroyed hospitals it including a maternity ward and pediatric hospital. 50 people were killed. doctors without you borders blame syria and russia saying some 40,000 people have no access 0 medical care. last week the u.s., russia and other world powers agreed to a pause in the flight. >> eagles death metal front man jesse hughes has returned to paris saying he feels a sacred responsibility to finish the band's show that was interrupted by a error attack. the performance by the california based band is scheduled for tonight. hughes broke into tears saying he's been unable to control his emotions since that attack. >> i don't know why god picked us. to be the band, but i'm grateful for it. i really am.
and i hope everyone knows that. >> he was asked if the trauma that he and others experienced has changed his views on gun control. he says he believes everyone should be armed. >> the crisis over the zika virus in florida is growing. one new case has been confirmed bringing the state's total number of cases to 21 all of the cases acquired outside of the state and none involve pregnant women among those considered to be at greatest risks. potential vaccines said to be at least 18 months away. >> almost all of comcast's service has been restored. the outages appear to be scattered across account country. there's no word on how many were affected or what caused the problem. comcast has some 27 million customers so people actually spoke to each other for a little while yesterday. the lincoln memorial in d.c.
is getting a major renovation. the parks service is getting an $18.5 million donation fromfully lan throw pivot david rubenstein. the memorial draws more than 7 million visitors a year, the most visited attraction on the national mall. >> old dave deserves a good scrubbing. >> he looks pretty good. there was plenty of bling on display at last night's grammy award buzz nothing like this. there's a big number here. it looks like a chunk of ice. >> it involves a diamond. that big number 404 carats. the stone was found in a mine in the african nation of angola. here's whereas another big number comes into play. >> the exper se the diamond is worth as much as $40 million. it's the biggest diamond ever found in angola. >> i was trying to figure out the size exactly. to put it in perspective, about 7 centimeters about, that big. >> that's how big it is? >> it looks much bigger on
television. >> that's what they all saw say. roughly the size of alighter. so that's huge. >> that is pretty huge. put that lighter on my fingering? >> all that bling. >> coming up "in the mix" barbie's dream house goes hi-tech. but does she really need wi-fi? celebrating the best music actions at the grammy awards including this amazing tribute to david bowie. >> and the unusual breeds competing pore awards and attention at this year's westminster dog show. check out our behind the screens pics. you're watching wnds. "world news now." (ugh.) ♪ does your carpet ever feel rough and dirty? don't avoid it, resolve it. our formula with a special conditioning ingredient, softens your carpet with every use.
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♪ this is ground control to major tom you really ♪ >> that was unquestionably one of the biggest moments of last night's grammy awards. lady gaga channeling the late great david bowie performing some of bowie's greatest hits, paying tribute to the revolutionary artist who died suddenly last month of cancer at the age of 69. >> she looks great, doesn't she. >> yes, and the effects that were in play during it were absolutely fascinating. > this year's grammy awards were jam packed with something for
just about everyone. >> yes, from awards to performances, of course, to tributes and even i few throw backs. jason nathanson was there. >> reporter: the album of the year went to "1989," taylor swift the first woman to win that twice. semi said to all young women don't let others try to take credit for your accomplishments. >> you will know it was you. >> reporter: kendrick lamar won five awards but couldn't break out of the rap category. the performance was probably the most impactful. a fairful meghan trainor took best new artist. >> and my mom and dad for always believing in me. >> "uptown funk,". >> mark ronson and bruno mars. >> ed sheeran won his first two grammys monday night. >> thank you very much. >> reporter: but there were head scratching issues during adele's
performance and the singer hit some rare sour notes. ♪ and did we mention the tributes? so many big names dying recently. lady cuba ga's ode to david bowie perhaps the most memorable. ♪ >> the eegs and jackson browne got together to remember glenn frey. ♪ take it easy ♪ ♪ you will find >> ab-stevie wonder and pen ta tonics honored maurice white. other awards on the country side, best album chris stapleton. he said swift gave lim a present before going on is taken. >> i'd like to thank taylor swift for glitter bombing me. >> louis ck took home best comedy album. backstage, jason nathan son, abc news, los angeles.
what a fun night. >> it was a fun night. thanks to jason pore that report. should mention also, they have the main awards that are given out earlier in the day. and former president jimmy carter. >> that was cool into won his second grammy award pore best spoken word album. >> he wasn't singing though, right? >> yes. >> i think he's very talented. >> he is. i don't know about the spoken word. >> he's very talented after leaving office. >> our next half hour, we're going to take a look at some of the night's biggest moments and some of the fashions that turned our heads and our stomachs. >> first vying for the best in show at westminster. seven new breeds at the nation's most prestigious dog show. you're watching "world news now."
♪ it is certainly awards season and by that, we mean even dog award season. the nation's biggest dog show is taking place right now. the westminster kennel club, taking place in new york. >> more than 3,000 dogs are greating in a litany of competitions from show hounds to the toy breeds. this year, seven new breeds are vying to be top dog. here's abc's jesse palmer >> reporter: over 3,000 dogs competing at the 140th westminster dog show. >> this is like the super bowl, it's like the world series. >> reporter: and 197 breeds and varieties, including seven new breeds. more than ever before. like jango. he may look like a mop, but he's a spanish water dog. another new dog on the block? the berger picard. >> it's our first time, so we're about to jump out of our skin just being here.
>> reporter: getting the dogs ready for the spotlight is no walk in the park. >> he sits in shampoo for an hour, and then it takes five hours to force dry every cord to get it dry. then he goes in the house and lays in front of a fan for a day and a half. >> reporter: sounds like he has a tough life. >> he has a very tough life. >> reporter: and as for jango? he's already a champion. winning best in his breed, giving him a shot at another first, best in show. jesse palmer, abc news, new york. >> ah. jesse getting some love from the dogs. >> i no he. >> should point out to the this day, the beagle remains the most popular dog in westminster history. >> there you go. you know all about that. that's not a beagle though, is it? >> it's a very frightened dog i'll tell you. >> it looks sort of like an ewok to me. >> dog's about to bite. >> there's been a barking theme to the show so far.
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now it's time for "the mix." we're still a few years away from regular folks getting a fully connected house. we're talking about smart house. apparently barbie's beat us to the punch. >> she's already got one. >> this was the international toy fair in new york city just happening over the weekend and right now on going. and barbie's, this is the dream house. there's an elevator that can go down to the first floor. there are lights there that are voice activated. there's wi-fi enabling devices. voice recognition. kind of like siri. so there's a virsal oven. you can get breakfast started and you can even have a mood set for the lighting. if there's a party, you go down the slide. the stairs turn into a slide. >> it's an the size of a new york apartment. it's probably like a good $5,000 a month. >> the rent's a little bit
cheaper on this one. $299 for the barbie connected dream house. >> sounds like a steal. in asia, they have developed new smart chairs. i want to show you video. these are called intelligent office chairs that automatically park themselves around conference room tables. it's part of a new nissan thing and with just a subtle clap, the conference room chairs automatically align themselves. they think they're ahead of the game but here at abc we've been doing it for years. show them one of our -- just clap and it will start moving. look at that. >> wow. how did you do that? >> it's amazing. >> wait. what are you doing? >> is that floss dental floss? >> it's magic. >> you died dental floss to that chair? pooh we could use it now into all right. that's pretty impressive. give them a round of applause, pokes. >> very impressive.
>> that was really good. that was pretty good. i would have ever been impressed. i'm just trying to get them to upgrade these laptops. >> the technology we have here. >> that's pretty impressive. so there's a museum in spain that uses the ocean floor to turn it into an art gallery. take a look. >> the ocean floor? >> isn't that cool? it's europe's first underwater contemporary art museum. still in the first faces. you see the sculptures there in the canary islands in spain. so it's accessible to snorkelers, drivivers. >> they paid tribute last night to benny king. there's a saxophonist doing it, as well. he has a really good rendition you have "stand by me." >> ♪ ♪ darling, stand by me whoa stand by me ♪ ♪ just stand
this morning on "world news now" is, political battle. former president george w. bush fights for his brother jeb while donald trump lashes out. how the campaign is intensifying for both parties. february fury from tornadoes in the south to a storm packing a powerful punch. today in the north, the travel dangers in the hours ahead. and new this half hour, an early and easy delivery for a surprised mom. >> just two pushes right there at home on the couch and a baby boy was born ten days early. wait till you hear the rest of this story. >> later in "the skinny," the music acted dazzled the grammy awards and the red carpet. and why adele was not too happy about her performance. >> it's tuesday, february 16th. ♪ >> announcer: from abc news,
this is "world news now." and everybody, good morning on a busy tuesday. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm reena ninan. you like to belt out adele. >> a little "all i ask." the way i belt it out, it kind of sounded like the way adele sounded last night because -- >> technical difficulty. >> the tune was a little bit off. >> she drowned her sorrows in in and out burger. it was still a beautiful performance. we begin with the all out brawl in south carolina. a nasty war of words intensifying on the campaign trail. >> as the democrats battle over middle class and minority voters and former president bush stumps for his younger brother, donald trump is doubling down on his 9/11 comments. it's your voice, your vote. and abc's lana zak has the latest on the candidates starting with the republicans. >> reporter: the man known as bush 43 was on the campaign trail trying to make younger brother jeb bush 45. >> we need someone who can fix the problems that cause our
anger and frustration and that's jeb bush. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: and jeb needs the help. the south carolina republican primary on saturday could be his last stand against front-runner donald trump who owns a double digit lead in polls there. even so, trump has been on the warpath against the bushes. >> the world trade center came down during your brother's reign. remember that. >> i've heard for years he kept the country safe after. what does it mean after? what about during 9/11? i was there. i lost a lot of friends killed in that building. >> reporter: trump unleashing an attack on senator ted cruz. >> i think ted's a very untable guy. i've never seen anybody that lied as much as ted cruz. and he goes around saying he's a christian. >> reporter: cruz fired back. >> it's not a response simply to start yelling louder and louder, liar, liar, liar, whenever anyone points to the candidate's own record. >> reporter: meanwhile, hillary clinton was stumping for votes
in nevada. >> i'm hoping to get your support in the caucus on saturday. >> reporter: she too got a helping hand from a presidential relative. >> america needs a leader who cannot just talk change but can make change. >> reporter: in michigan, a surging bernie sanders was met with huge lines and nearly 10,000 supporters. >> together we're going to create an economy that works for the working class and the middle class, not just the 1%. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: lana zak, abc news, washington. president obama could nominate a replacement for supreme court justice antonin scaly yea as soon as next week. the white house says the president's obligation to do so is "ironclad," and that he's already deep into the process. but the republicans control congress so the nominee has little chance of being confirmed. that could leave the position vacant for more than a year. >> to the extreme weather that is impacting the eastern half of the country. tornadoes struck the gulf coast. this one tearing through alexandria, louisiana.
it for the roof off of a car wash and threw it into a pizza hut that was packed with lunchtime diners at the time. some of the debris lands on a car with the driver inside. amazingly, there were only minor injuries in that one. >> thousands of people are without power this morning after another twister touched down near the florida/alabama border. a guitar center employee says it came out of nowhere. the twister uprooted trees and knocked them on to cars and buildings. amazingly, only minor injuries, as well. >> that same storm system brought know and ice farther north last night making for a miserable commute. long distance travel was no better. hundreds of flights were canceled with more here's elizabeth hur. >> snow in d.c. and virginia quickly transforring the area from a winter wonderland to a travel nightmare. temporarily closing runways at reagan international and having a ripple effect at airports across the country.
snow and ice wreaking havoc for drivers from iowa to illinois, indiana and pennsylvania. i-78 finally reopened after this massive and fatal pile-up over the weekend. a new storm is now moving across parts of the northern plains and south making its way north bringing heavy rain and warmer temperatures. a welcome relief for the millions of americans in the northeast and new england. speaking of relief, forecasters say temperatures are set to rise some 30 degrees in the next 24 hours from boston to d.c. meaning they'll be enjoying temperatures in the 50s by later today. kendis and reena? >> can't get there soon enough. >> yeah, exactly. that warmup she mentioned is part of the story. >> yeah, now there are some flooding concerns and downpours and powerful winds. accuweather's paul williams continues our coverage right now. good morning, paul. >> i appreciate that, kendis, reena. this storm is now going to take on a different personality.
for example, tuesday, we're looking for widespread rain throughout the northeast but then this storm begins to move to the north. here's how it's going to change personality. we will have a warmup which will help bring us out of the cellular as far as the temperatures are concerned. we have strong winds coming off the atlantic. strong winds, 50 to 60-mile-per-hour winds along the east coast from maine all the way down to richmond. that's the different personality. kendis, reena? >> quite a bit of personality in the weather today. in syria, hopes for a cease-fire set for next week dimmed after a series of air strikes on hospitals and a school. at least 50 people died in the attacks that included a pediatric hospital as well as a maternity ward. doctors without borders blamed syria and russia saying 40,000 people are now without medical care. last week the u.s., russia and other world leaders agreed to pause the fighting. smoke in the cockpit caused a scare on an alaska airlines flight out of reagan national
airport. 167 people were on board going to seattle. 16 minutes after takeoff, the plane was safely back on the ground at nearby dulles airport after the pilots reported smoke. all six crew members were treated at a hospital and released. no passengers were hurt and no word on the cause. president obama is in southern california this morning for a landmark summit he's hosting leaders of ten asian nations, the first time they have been invited to a stand alone meeting in the united states. they'll be talking about economic and security issues. chief among those china's assertion that it has rights to all of the south china sea. pope francis has wrapped up another busy day in mexico. the 79-year-old catholic leader looked exhausted when he returned to mexico city last night where he greeted the waiting crowds. earlier during a visit to chiapas, the pope spoke out
centuries of exploitation and exclusion of the country's population. >> i hope he's okay. >> he had a slight limp here in the united states. it comes with a little bit of exhaustion. but he's tireless at 79. >> he is. i hope had he work in a nap for him. well, a rhode island mom delivered her third son at home but not exactly by choice. baby cameron arrived in the middle of the night ten days early as his mom tried to get comfortable on the recliner in the living room. the dad sleeping upstairs. when he showed up, dad immediately called 911 and an ambulance took mom and baby to the hospital. i had one feeling that felt like a normal contraction. and at the second push, i was holding my son. >> i heard her screaming and yelling that he's here. >> unbelievable. cameron seemed ready to get going. he cried right away and he was already breastfeeding in the ambulance. he may need that spunk to keep
up with his two older brothers there. >> so the kid was born monday morning already breastfeeding and i believe by tomorrow, he'll be walking. > that's right. >> at this pace. >> and by next week we'll be talking about what college he's getting into. >> exactly. so the big annual toy fair here in new york wraps up today. one of the items featured is a real blast from the past. >> it's called the thingmaker 3-d printer from mattel. basically, it's a 3-d printer. it's controlled by an app. it's meant for children to design and print all kinds of stuff from action figures to jewelry and really whatever they can imagine. >> the original thing maker dates back to the early '60s. it was die cast molds you baked in the oven. this new one decidedly more hi-tech and probably a little safer. coming up in "the skinny" can, grammy acts and fashions to remember. and in the bonus round, the rose handed out by the bachelor.
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we turn our focus now to a growing concern in the skies. overseas, the bbc reporting there are growing demands to restrict the sale of lasers. >> it comes amid an investigation into that dangerous scare over the weekend that forced a virgin atlantic flight from london to new york to turn around. here's abc's david kerley. >> reporter: this virgin atlantic jet had just taken off for new york. >> we have a medical issue with one of the pilots after a laser incident after takeoff, and we're going to return to heathrow. >> reporter: the pilot, described as "unwell," was taken to the hospital as a precaution. >> i think it's just really scary, whether it was by accident or on purpose. >> reporter: british pilots call this an attack, which are increasing at an alarming rate. more incidents here, too, of those powerful lasers being shined into cockpits. the faa says in 2014, there were an average of 11 cases a night. that nearly doubled last year to 21 incidents each evening. part of the problem? this doesn't happen enough. finding the person with the laser. in new york, police are out every night.
this is some of the busiest airspace in the country. three major airports with airliners lining up and landing all night. for pilots, even police, lasers bring the fear of temporary blindness, putting themselves and their aircraft at risk. david kerley, abc news, washington. okay. when we come back, music's big night in hollywood. >> yeah, we're all about the grammys, the awards, the tributes, the moments and, of course, the fashion. that's ahead in "the skinny."
♪ skinny, so skinny well, time now for "the skinny" and the only headline this morning is last night's grammys. >> it was a big night in los angeles. 58th annual grammy awards. there were quite a few surprises and more than a few upsets. one of the biggest wins of the night, mark ronson beat out taylor swift to take home the record of the year award for his hit "uptown funk." the song also took home the award for best pop duo group performance. >> taylor swift did prevail taking home album of the year for "1989," making her the only female artist to win album of the year twice. she also won best pop music album and music video. swift used her acceptance speech to encourage young women everywhere not to give up.
>> during that speech -- should mention song of the year which is actually an award for best songwriter went to ed sheeran and amy wadge for "thinking out loud" sheeran said he never thought he would be handed an award by stevie wonder. >> and perhaps in a poke at songwriters best new artist winner meghan trainor could hardly get through her acceptance speech making sure she thanked record executive l.a. reed for looking her as an artist. >> taylor responding to kanye says there are people who will try to undercut your accomplishments or your fame and this is to them. so a subtle jab. >> we have an alert system ready when kanye tweets back. go doo, doo, doo. don't be alarmed if you hear that red light coming on. >> last night's grammys were jam packed with high octane performances. >> kicking it all with a rousing start, taylor swift. ♪
>> i thought it was "the lion king" for a second but it's not. she apparently opened last night's show donning that sequinned jumpsuit for her performance of "out of the woods." >> adele's performance was less than perfect. look at this. while singing "all i ask" the piano mikes fell onto the piano strings. you can see she got a little fluxed about it. cbs called it a technical issue that was out of their control. adele tweeting among other things, because of it though, i'm treating myself to in and out. so maybe it was worth it. >> there you go. i like how she took a bad situation and made it positive. >> by eating. >> a little extra calories. ♪ fame >> she looks so much like david bowie there.
>> lady gaga channeling the late great bowie with a medley of some of his famous hits. >> another tribute included a star-studded salute to the music of lionel richie and jackson browne frongt the eagles, remembering founding member glenn frey. >> noticeably absent last night rihanna reportedly is under doctor's orders to cancel her performance over a bout of bronchitis and warned while performing while sick could have permanently damaged her vocal cords. that is a reason to stay home. >> she tweeted an apology to fans, as well. >> apology accepted. any coverage of the awards wouldn't be complete without discussing the fashion. >> this is the deep part of our coverage. any fashion discussion must start with lady gaga and this david bowie inspired outfit. from head to toe, the 29-year-old channeled the superstar from the hair, the makeup to the sapphire and silver dress right down to those nearly impossible crimson platform heels. >> i liked she chose her natural
hair color for this. this is a more traditional look. >> she woke up like that. >> yep. if you want a more traditional look, here's super model chrissy teigen showing off her baby bump head to toe i'd with a beaded cape. number one accessory was eye candy john legend, her husband looking amazing in a tux with gold fleur-de-lis. >> stealing the red carpet spotlight was sierra in a barely there black halter neck wrap dress encrusted with white sequins leaving very little to the imagination. >> we don't know whose imagination came up with this. >> pink nightmare worn by florence welsh, lead of florence and the machine. the moon and star embellishments a gucci frock looks like it came straight out of the prairie. or maybe a 7th great home ec class. >> that is rough. >> very bedazzled. >> do you remember the old carroll burnett episode where she dragged the curtain off and made a dress? >> that's before my time. >> okay.
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kind of like lady and the tramp. >> like a disney movie. >> they were hanging out at mcdonald's. eventually they got to a big street party right there in the downtown warsaw. amanda is one of the final four. it's all good for her. then there was a one-on-one date, emily the twin and ben, they went to ben's parents' house. something wasn't right about this from the get go. you just got the feeling that it wasn't going to end well. >> what happened? >> let's put it this way. you know it's not going to end well on "the bachelor" when you hear stuff like "i don't think i can see you being my wife." that's kind of straightforward. she said that. he went further. "i don't see that next step for us." >> there's still a chance. >> no, i don't think there's any chance for emily. emily is gone. so much for her. the rose ceremony, five women were still alive. lauren b. got the rose. jojo got the rose. kayla got the last rose.
you know what that means. no rose for becca. >> come on. >> tears all around. becca's making plans for "bachelor in paradise." >> he blindsided her. >> i don't know if it was a blind side or not. ben said he wanted to do it before the families got involved. so -- >> is he crying? >> it is what it is. he was a little worked up. but it is what it is. finally four, for the hometowns, amanda, our girl lauren b., jojo and caila. >> oh. >> and if the promos are anything -- if we know anything by that, someone's family is going rogue. think desiree's brother versus shawn. >> that will be crazy. so kiss count was not important this week? >> no, kiss count was not important this week. >> they just kissed good-bye. that was all she wrote. we're down to the final four. it is what it is.
making news in america this morning -- messy storm ail across the east. tornadoes damaging homes and businesses. ripping roofs clear off buildings. and further north, snow and ice threatening this morning's commute. fighting words. donald trump going after his republican rivals. former president george w. bush fires back at trump. smoke in the cockpit of a flight. forced to land moments after takeoff. passengers hospitalized. what exactly happened? and last laugh. taylor swift taking home the top prize. her sharp message to her haters, including kanye. plus, adele's audio, what exactly went wrong? and lady