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check out this meteor providing a light show for residents of the upper midwest. you can see it from parts of wisconsin, illinois, indiana and michigan. some residents even called local police departments, others posted on social media. scientists say the rock was probably the size of a minivan and weighed about 600 pounds. pieces of the meteor actually landed. >> that's what they say. vizio paying more than $2 million to settle charges that it spied on customers. federal and state regulators an accuses the company of using software in smart tvs to collect data from 11 million consumers. that information was collected without consent and sold to third parties. vizio must also delete all the data it gather. now another concern at home. new reports of laptops bursting
into flames. apparently the cause is lithium batteries. >> these batteries are in a wide range of devices as you know as we've reported before. here's kayna whitworth with the new warning. >> reporter: a frightening moment caught on this california home camera. two teenagers sitting near a laptop charging on the couch, when suddenly, it burst into flames. >> i was just, like, in shock. we didn't really know what was happening. >> reporter: one boy blowing out the fire and placing it outdoors. but minutes later, another explosion, and then another. even a fire extinguisher doesn't do the trick. it lights for a fourth time. >> we're lucky that our house didn't burn down. >> reporter: the family blaming the lithium battery in the four-year-old dell computer. we have seen these batteries overheat before, sparking fires in laptops, hover boards, and galaxy 7 notes. experts urning people to stay safe. charge devices on a hard surface away from fabric. avoid dropping a device which can damage the battery. unplug once the battery is fully charged.
don't leave a charging laptop unattend. the computer has been sent back to dell. the company telling abc news safety is its highest priority and they will conduct a full investigation. kayna whitworth, abc news, los angeles. thanks. coming up in our next half hour, the bachelor analyst is back and he will have the "skinny" on what went down this week with nick and his testimony now not so many lovely ladies. >> scandalous. first, hollywood on display. the cos tups from this year's hit movies are ready for their close-up. plus, what they reveal about this year's oscar nominees you're watching "world news now." i'm joy bauer, and as a nutritionist i know probiotics can often help. but many probiotics do not survive your stomach's harsh environment. digestive advantage is different. its natural protein shell is tougher than your stomach's harsh environment, so it surivies a hundred times better than the leading probiotic, to get where you need it most.
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stepping into a sound stage filled with most of the major stars from films last year. this is the 25th year the fashion institute of design and merchandising it fidm, has collected this cast of costumes which include oscar nominees for outstanding costume design. a few things stand out about this year's oscar nominees none of the costumes are fantasy. and all of the nominees are women. >> joanna johnston is nominated for "allied," colleen atwood for "fantastic beasts," madeleine fonteyn for jackie" and mary zophries for "la la land." she worked to create believe double pieces that young hollywood would wear. >> somehow i feel all that joy transferred into the final product of the film. >> reporter: the designer for fences" wanted to honor august wilson with an emotional connection. >> i need these clothes for the
audience to feel what the characters are going through each time you see them. >> reporter: other oscar nominees represent diversity decades, "allied," 1940s insp e inspired "florence foster jenkins and the 1960s costumes for jackie" are hoped to arrive in time for the exhibit. >> it's all about having you as the audience believe that they are a struggling actress like em may stone. >> reporter: nowhere else would you see "hidden figures" next to batman versus superman down of justice or the huntsman with its gold leafed leather and the eye popping visions of alice through the looking glass. it's all on stage lear at fid m's museum and visitors don't even need a ticket to get in. adrian alper, abc 7, eyewitness news. >> gold leaf leather. >> i know now know what i'm wearing for valentine's day. >> looks a little heavy.
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but just one mucinex lasts 12 hours. let's end this. you know, monday was a rough day for many students all throughout georgia. much of the south for that matter. in fact, in atlanta, a christian school decided to post many of the late arrival excuses that they were getting from some of the students there. >> this ought to be good. >> so yeah. so they said this might be our favorite tardy excuse ever. failed to rise up. rise up being the key thing that the falcons slogan. among other reasons for the tardiness were your basically overslept and late. technical difficulties. and also this true thing that was diagnosed there in atlanta. something called falcons depression. >> ah. i feel you falcons, i feel you. on top something a little more uplifting, shall we?
you know how penguins when they are sliding across the ice will slide on their bellies? it's adorable. apparently there's an otter that got the memo and wants to partake in the fun. this is shot by a photographer in yellowstone national park. he just found this little otter pup little layeriously enjoying a sledding session on the ice. he said the pup was having a complete blast. >> you know, the legendary painter bob ross would probably have a lot of fun paining that little otter. so there was this kid. he's 22 years old from new jersey who decided to have a bob ross, a man, who can decided to have a bob ross-themed birthday party. so they popped on bob ross on netflix and his friends came over and they just made happy little mistakes. there were no mistakes actually. they just had the happy accidents but they all got together and pained while
watching bob ross. this is chris's party. photos from the parties have now gone viral. can you blame them. >> i 100% would go to your bob ross birthday party. just for the record, i've always wanted to paint happy little trees. i've always wanted to follow along while she's doing it and feather it ever so gently. >> just go out and talk to a tree. >> make friends with it. >> i like to beat the brush. what? the crowd goes wild. we showed you the lebron james situation before. well, something else exciting happened in the world of sports. had nothing to do with the athletes. this is zack dean, a sports reporter for the daytona beach news got this is dancer at a high school basketball game. looks like no one's paying attention to the game anymore. they're too busy focusing on zack. >> bad and bujy, of course. i like that particular move. >> is he inspiring you? you got new by peggy lee playing ]
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this morning on "world news now," democrats are pulling an all-nighter in washington. lawmakers are trying to derail the confirmation of president trump's choice for education secretary. hear why they say she's not qualified. >> the missing piece of memorabilia. tom brady says his super bowl jersey was stolen. the investigation is still under way this morning. and the high price it is could sell for. and new this half hour, viral, dangerous and a cause for concern. >> doctors are sounding the alarm about a new viral trend. how teenagers are causing permanent damage to themselves. >> why? >> with ice and salt. >> and there was a lot of broken harts on "the bachelor" last night. who got the rose and who got the boot? we'll have a complete wrap-up with our chief senior legendary bachelor analyst who is in "the skinny" and is ready for this.
it is tuesday, february 7th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." he's all prepared. his eyes have still not quite recovered. >> so sad. >> -- from two hours of his life that heal never get back. it is true. so he'll break it down for us. he watches it so that we don't have to. so one thing we're watching in the meantime, a couple hours or foush hours south of here is capitol hill where senate democrats are burning the midnight oil in a last ditch effort to block president trump's pick for education secretary. the 24-hour floor session dubbed the talkathon is aimed at sinking the nomination of betsy devos with lawmakers at this hour lining up one after another just to talk. >> that's democratic hawaiian senator brian schatz who is speaking there.
in the early morning hours of tuesday here. now, the billionaire gop donor, betsy devos and former chairwoman of the michigan republican party as she is on track for confirmation later today by an evenly split senate. >> that senate confirmation vote is scheduled for noon and senate democrats are hoping that this all night session will succeed in getting at least one more republican to be cross the aisle. >> right now, it's not looking very hopeful. abc's mary bruce has the latest from the capitol hill. >> reporter: democrats vowing to talk for 24 hours straight. >> now is the time to put country before party. >> reporter: a final hail mary attempt to block trump's controversial pick for education secretary, billionaire betsy devos. >> we need just one more republican to join us. >> reporter: two republicans have already said they will not support her. if just one more opposes, her confirmation will fail. devos, a strong supporter of school vouchers, is under fire for her lack of experience in public education.
>> you never attended a public school, k-12 school, did you? >> correct. >> and your children did not either? correct? >> that's correct. >> and you've never taught at a k-12 public school? correct? >> i have not, but i've mentored in one. >> reporter: and she's been mocked for suggesting guns might be needed in some wyoming schools to fend off grizzly bears. >> i would imagine that there's probably a gun in the school to protect from potential grizzlies. >> reporter: the public ramping up pressure. one utah resident sending her senator a pizza to vote "no." >> where's my pizza? i would like to know. >> reporter: but still a yes for devos. >> bottom line, you don't think they're going to be able to sway another republican to get on board? >> i don't think so. >> reporter: "saturday night live" giving their take on the controversial nominee. >> i do think there should be a school. probably jesus school. and i do think it should have walls, and roof, and gun for potential grizzly. >> reporter: and weighing in on the president's immigration restrictions. melissa mccarthy impersonating
the white house press secretary. >> the travel ban is not a ban which makes it not a ban. >> but you just called it a ban. >> because i'm using your words. you said ban. it's circular using of the word, and that's from you. >> reporter: and unless democrats can get one more republican to vote no, betsy devos is headed for a tie, which means the vice president will likely do what no vice president has done before, use his power as the tiebreaking vote to confirm a cabinet nominee. mary bruce, abc news, capitol hill. >> that showdown on capitol hill at high noon later on today. president trump made his first address to troops as commander in chief on his first visit to u.s. central command headquarters in tampa. >> he discussed terrorist attacks in france and elsewhere across europe, asserting they're being ignored by the media. >> you've seen what happened in paris and nice. all over europe. it's happening. it's gotten to a point where
it's not even being reported. and in many cases, the very, very dishonest press doesn't want to report it. they have their reasons and you understand that. >> the white house later released a list of 78 terror attacks around the world over the past two years, but the list included a number of prominent attacks like that truck attack in nice, france, that you heard trump refer to. and that was given extensionive coverage particularly here at abc news with days of special coverage. that goes for several attacks mentioned on that list. >> oral arguments are scheduled to be heard later on today over the president's travel ban. >> the justice department has filed a 15-page brief with the california based ninth u.s. circuit court of appeals saying it is not a ban on muslims. the executive order temporarily banned entry for all refugees and visitors from seven mainly muslim countries until a federal judge in washington state halted the order, calling it unconstitutional. so this was rough.
this is from overseas. quite a rebuke for the president. the speaker of britain's house of commons was cheered after saying he's against donald trump addressing parliament during his uk visit. john bercow cited the house of commons opposition to racism and sexism and its support for equality before the law and an independent judiciary. >> this morning there's a russian journalist who has criticized the kremlin remains in a coma. his wife has a message for donald trump. doctors say vladimir kara-murza was poisoned. his wife doesn't know who did it but feels it is connected to russian leader vladimir putin. she reacted to president trump's comments that he respects president putin. >> it feels like an unending nightmare. he must know that such people as putin are not friends. >> this is the second time vladimir kara-murza has been poisoned, the first in 2015. that episode left him with nerve damage. doctors say he had elevated
levels of metals in his blood. >> the u.s. cos decide this had week whether to allow completion of the controversial dakota pipeline. several native american groups and others oppose the $3.8 billion pipeline saying it could damage the water supply and sacred lands. the project sparked protests across the country. supporters say it's needed to transport oil safely and would create jobs. so something that is creating buzz and some sales, lady gaga enjoying super record sales after her splashy super bowl performance. gaga's sales surging 1,000% to the previous day. her recent single "million reasons" jumped to the top of the itunes chart after sunday's halftime performance. and three of her previous singles, "born this way," spgs poker face" all made the itunes
top ten list. >> who didn't already have those on their itunes? >> answer, kendis. >> i think jack's listening to lady gaga. >> in a minneapolis sbub, drive sober or watch the justin bieber super bowl commercial. >> it was tongue in cheek as a threat on twitter from the wyoming, minnesota police department. now, anyone caught driving drunk would have to watch this team mobile ad all the way to jail. >> i'm not done yet. >> hello. i'm justin bieber, celebration expert. first, there was the high five. and then there was this. >> not that bad of an ad. >> the police department's tweet has gone viral with more than a million views and comments from all over the world. >> reminds me of that canadian police department that said anyone caught drunk driving would have to listen to nickelback over and over again.
>> which i would say is more painful as a prospect. >> they apologized for that after and said it was bullying to nickelback. we don't want bieber to feel bullied. >> no. >> coming up in the skinny, stunning at age 63. the original supermodel in the latest sports il straight sim suit issue now with her daughters. >> super mystery. tom brady says someone stole the jersey that he wore during the comeback. what brady is saying. >> plus a warning for parents. the flu viral trend for teenagers that can causer. the damage. why are they doing this? they have passions to pursue. how do they avoid trips to the post office? stamps.com mail letters, ship packages, all the services of the post office right on your computer. get a 4 week trial, plus $100 in extras including postage and a digital scale. go to stamps.com/tv
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they like to cuddle. >> maybe they have twin beds? man, can you imagine? the patriots starter jet arriving in boston yesterday afternoon. buses then took the players and others back to gillette stadium. >> so they met with the fans there and showed off the lombardi trophy, of course. the forecast though calls for rain during this morning's victory parade. so revelers will have to bundle up, but the players will be riding in the city's famous amphibious duck. ♪ so they'll be ready for everything. in preparation for the parade, the boston marathon finish line has a fresh coat of paint this morning even though the race isn't for another two months. the parade steps off a few blocks away and will cross the finish line before making its way through the rest of downtown. >> so the big mystery many are wondering about, where is tom brady's jersey? he wore it during the historic game. >> it's now missing. the texas rangers are on the case. and the champ is now speaking out about his suspicions where this priceless piece of memorabilia could be.
here's steve osunsami. >> reporter: no sooner than tom brady and the patriots walked off the field in houston with the super bowl trophy and his fifth ring, it now appears that someone with a five-finger discount was racing from the patriot's locker room with the quarterback's jersey. the winning super bowl mvp, who they're now calling the greatest of all time, searched high and low and shared his frustrations with the team's owner. >> someone stole my game jersey. >> you better look online. >> reporter: collectors say the missing jersey that he wore to a fifth super bowl is the holy grail of sports memorabilia, worth as much as $500,000. the texas rangers have already put out an apb. the lieutenant governor says that they're on the trail, and in texas, we place a high value on hospitality and football. for his part, brady is taking it in stride. >> it's unfortunate because that's a nice piece of memorabilia. so if it shows up on ebay somewhere, someone let me know. what can you do? i'll take the ring, and that's good enough for me. >> steve osunsami, abc news.
>> an apb out on that jersey. so when we come back, who got the boot and who got a rose. >> our analyst will have all you need to know from last night's "bachelor" and even if you don't need to know it, he'll have it. >> and hear what supermodel is dusting off her swimsuit for a return to sports il straight. ♪ "the skinny" is next. ted." "the skinny" is next. but many probiotics do survive "the skinny" is next. its natural protein shell is tougher than your stomach's harsh environment, so it surivies a hundred times better than the leading probiotic, to get where you need it most. get the digestive advantage, and enjoy living well.
♪ skinny, so skinny >> well, you came back. so that means you must like torture. we're going to talk about the "bachelor." >> our chief senior "bachelor" analyst jack sheehan here with the details from last night's very emotional episode. you were really upset. >> it really was. i was all worked up. i brought the rose. i should have brought the box of tissues. >> and some vodka. >> that will do it, as well. excuse me, headline here, serious reduction of women on
"bachelor." nick and ladies feel pressure rising. >> oh. >> 12 women started this whole mess. there was a rose ceremony. alexis, jami, josephine, josephine met her waterloo. she's gone. there's nine remaining. roll that beautiful "bachelor" footage. >> beautiful. >> off to st. thomas where christina and nick had their one-on-one date. christina a very nice girl. excuse me, she told a heartbreaking story about growing up in russia. things went well here. which you can't say for the rest of this episode. christina, good for her, she got the rose. next, a group date. it was supposed to be hanging out on the beach, having a good time. that didn't go very well. in fact, it went completely wrong. none of the women seemed to be particularly happy. the person who was voicing her most of her frustration was jasmine. she had just about had it with the whole thing including saying she wanted to choke nick and all of that.
>> getting a little pushy. >> lots of sitting around. lots of emotion being played. they have -- nick and jasmine have a conversation. jasmine, you got to go. so now eight remain. okay. next, two-on-one date. whitney and danielle or as she was being called d-lo. whitney was the first one. she got left behind on the beach. the helicopter shot. that's probably lucky for her. >> the helicopter left her there, abandoned her. >> so much for whitney. >> like an ep soefd "survivor." >> never coming back. >> maybe she made it back. we'll never know, thankfully. >> that's going to be the sequel. >> at that point, seven were left. things were looking good for d-lo at that point until they weren't. 234ik wasn't feeling it with old d-lo either. he tells d-lo you got to go, as well. >> now on a nickname basis with
him. >> now six are left. next, nick invades the building looking like the grim reaper. he invaded the women's suite. he's achieving new lows by the second. wondering if all of this is going to wind up as it did before. next, kiss count. kiss count stops at two. >> whoa. >> yeah. talk about achieving a new low. >> what is going on? >> you do get account idea that maybe the lucky ones are those who have gone. analyst out. >> and by those gone, jack means himself, as well. >> wow. >> kiss count of two. >> might have been my favorite "bachelor" analysis ever. >> we'll move on from a bachelor to a brinkley. christie brinkley returning to the "sports illustrated" swimsuit edition. and she's bringing her daughters with her. >> brinkley is now 63 years old. >> wait, say that again. >> 63. check her out. still just drop dead gorgeous. her daughters are also stunners, too. they had a little family trio
going on. coordinated black swimsuits, of course. this was in the beautiful beaches turks and caicos. >> wow. >> i don't think anyone was paying attention to the beach. >> not at all. brinkley, get this, first braced the cover of "s.i." in 1979. before hanging up her bikini in 2004. she came out of retirement for one last go at the encouragement of her daughters. it does beg the question, good genes or good doctors. >> either way, good working. >> good work. good money spent. >> and the simpsons have done it again. they predicted the future. >> amazing. >> so the show accurately predicted that lady gaga not only would perform at the super bowl halftime show, they showed that way back in 2012. >> and that's not too hard to imagine but here's where it gets interesting. the simpsons got some of the details right, as well, including gaga floating into the stadium in a harness and even those boots look familiar >> the fire bras they went a
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we'll have to watch the jetsons again. doctors, on a more serious note are issuing a warning to parents amid a new challenge going viral on the internet. >> it's insane. it's called a salt and ice challenge. it can lead to permanent damage. cameron from our affiliate in tampa attempts to answer the question why. >> guys, i'm scared right now. >> reporter: video shows a disturbing new challenge. >> oh, my gosh. >> that was so dumb of me. >> reporter: dumb and dangerous. it's called the ice and salt challenge and it's landing many teens in the hospital. >> they put salt on their arm. they get an ice cube. they rest it on the salt and see how long they can keep it on there. >> reporter: what they don't know the is they're creating a chemical reaction that sends temperatures plunging to around 5 degrees fahrenheit. >> at first it will burn but then it gets so could, is mimics frostbite. >> reporter: it can lead to large welts and permanent damage. >> second and third degree burns. that's bad news. again, lasting damage, nerve damage. >> reporter: we went to usf's
chemistry department where dr. john figueroa show just how fast the temperature can change. >> changing temperature can go very quickly. less than 30 seconds, you can go from zero celsius to minus 14. >> reporter: the temperature of the ice sits at around 32 degrees fahrenheit. once we add salt, those temperatures drop down more than 25 degrees in seconds. >> don't try this at home. this is not a game. you will get burned. >> in tampa, abc action news. >> just dumb. >> yeah. >> why? >> by the way, the jetsons were way, way, way ahead of their time. >> yeah. >> they had video phones. drones. >> they had smart watches. >> yeah. >> what else? >> they had a whole list of stuff that we have today. 3-d printed food. >> yet, they did not solve receding hairline. you still had balding people. >> and not even the jetsons. sorry, buddy. >> this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. ing insomniacs for
making news in america this morning, the trump administration is getting set for a day of defending some important decisions. among them, the choice of betsy devos to lead the education department. this as senate democrats have been up all night arguing against her nomination. terror and travel. the president ramping up his fight with the media making accusations about underreporting the threat of terrorism. that's just as his controversial travel ban is considered by a federal appeals court today. we're live in washington. happening now a new round of winter storms for the west coast. another storm is bringing plenty of rain and snow but this one has sidewalks on fire. super bowl champ, their fans ready to party in boston today. everyone has tom brady's permission. what more do you need to attend the festivitie