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tv   10 News This Morning at 500am  CBS  January 13, 2016 5:00am-5:30am EST

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welcome to 10 news this morning. i'm allison kropff. and i'm ian reitz. lets get a look at 10 weather with meteorologist kate wentzel. new this morning,
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new this morning, 10 navy sailors being held by iran are expected to be released within hours. the sailors were taken into custody after their ship accidentally drifted into territorial waters. right now, they're being held at an iranian base on farsi island in the persian gulf. 10 news reporter emerald morrow is on top of this story... emerald...have any of the sailors been hurt? allison--good news. as far as we
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and one woman are reported to be okay. and according to the washington post...the iranian officials are interrogating the sailors and demanding an apology before they release them... the sailors were traveling from kuwait to bahrain--but a mechanical breakdown led them into iran's waters where they were accused of trespassing. the sailors were captured just hours before president obama's last state of the union address. and many were expecting him to tweak his speech to address what was going on. however, the only mention of iran at all was about reaching a nuclear deal with the country. iranian leaders have come out and said the sailors acted unprofessionally... but we have learned though that the iranian foreign minister spoke with secretary of state john kerry. we have reports that he personally assured him that the sailors would be allowed to continue on their journey. this is all happening just weeks after iran set off a rocket near
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in the meantime, we're watching to see when those sailors are released. we'll let you know when it happens. live in the studio, emerald morrow, 10 news, wtsp. developing now, at least 10 people are dead and a dozen hurt after police in cameroon say two female suicide bombers attacked a mosque. cameroon is just southeast of nigeria. it's fighting to wipe out boko haram, a terrorist group which became an affiliate of the islamic state group last year. president obama has laid out his vision for the u-s during his final year as commander in chief. obama said both parties need to work together to fix some of the broken policies. while he didn't mention any of the g-o-p presidential candidates by name.. he did warn about the attitudes and words used against islam. president obama also urged american voters to replace him with a democrat who would continue his policies on health care, climate
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following the president's address, south carolina governor nikki haley delivered the republican response. she focused on the threat of terrorism in our country. she also said she hoped the next president would help fix a broken government. right now, an investigation is underway after a motorcyclist and a deputy collided in st. petersburg pinellas county says the deputy was pulling his unmarked car out of a parking lot and onto martin luther king street north at 62nd avenue north. that's when the motorcyclist struck his car. he was taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries. deputies say it does not appear that speed or impairment are factors in the crash. in a few hours, former pro wrestler hulk hogan will be in court. there will be a hearing for his trail against gawker. he is suing the website for 100 million dollars for releasing a sex tapes. his attorneys accuse gawker of
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documents and audio tapes containing racists rants from hogan. 10 news will be inside that courtroom this morning. we will have an update for you at noon and online at w-t-s-p dot com. tonight is the big night. in less than 18 hours someone could be one-and a half billion dollars richer! and with so many people drooling over that huge sum of money, the florida lottery has a warning you'll want to hear. 10 news reporter sarah hollenbeck is live in south tampa. sarah, it's warning everyone to be careful who they're jumping into a powerball pool with. the best thing to remember, if you're not buying your ticket in store at a place like this gas station-- or a grocery store--you're likely getting scammed. florida lottery prohibits buying a ticket like this over the internet, by phone or by mail. the latest lottery
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scammers selling shares of powerball tickets on the internet. the scam's website features the official florida lottery logo and more information about florida lottery games. it also says they are a "usa powerball syndicate."...so it looks pretty legit. the site says that players purchase shares of powerball tickets and any winnings are divided equally between each share. sounds great-- if it wasn't a sham. so will we finally have a winner in this record powerball? some well known economists broke down the numbers and said there's a 97 percent chance someone wins this mega money. live in south tampa, sarah hollenbeck, 10news wtsp we all know one and a half billion
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money. it's more than most would make over the course of many lifetimes. if you win, you'll have to decide whether to take the lump sum cash payout or the annuity. if you choose the annuity payments, you'll get about 50 million dollars a year for 30 years. most jackpot winners opt for the cash payout. you'll pay just above 39-percent in taxes . so after taxes you'll get 561,720,000 dollars. get this, even with conservative investments like buying cds that payout just one percent, you'll make in interest alone more than 100,000 dollars a week. remember, you can watch the powerball numbers at 11 tonight right here on 10 news. los angeles could have two new football teams to start the next n-f-l season. the n-f-l owners voted to allow the st. louis rams to move to a stadium just outside of l-a. the san diego chargers will also have the option to move to l-a and join the rams. the team's owner is building a billion
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will be ready in 2019. the widow of the man who was shot and killed inside a bay area movie theater wants justice for her husband's death. the new lawsuit she is filing against the movie theater. but first, a california man still stuck in a trench this morning as crews work to
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morning, 10 u-s sailors were released. --the 10 navy sailors taken into custody after their ship accidentally drifted into territorial waters in iran...have
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--they were traveling from kuwait to bahrain--but a mechanical breakdown led them into iran's waters where they were accused of trespassing. --they were held overnight. --just learned they were released new video out of oakland, california to show you. check out this massive rescue effort that's underway to get to a man trapped 10 feet underground. the 50 year old contractor was working on a sewer line when he got crews have been working since tuesday afternoon and say the man is o-k and communicating with rescuers. we'll keep you updated on his status. a major highway open after snow and caused a several car pileup. people were hurt. take a look, the semi and a car tuesday morning on i-70 near richmond. chain reaction of collisions and slide-offs.
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accident caused a 30 car pile up on i-65 near the ohio another semi accident caused a 30 car pile up on i-65 near the ohio border. no one was seriously hurt in that accident. you can get 10
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maxima 92-5. vice president joe
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biden has a new mission he wants to take on in his last year in office. the national effort he's making to find a cure for cancer. but first, your next uber ride could be a little more entertaining. in case you didn't stay up for the late show, here's a special moment you
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listen to this.. uber is launching "trip experiences" hoping to make the ride for passengers more entertaining. with your permission, you will be able to connect to your favorite apps, get a playlist of your favorite songs and even get recommendations for local
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u-p-s and fedex may see some
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may see some competition on the roads. at 5:38, the company that may be looking into the shipping business. don't forget, you can always take 10 news with you just download the 10 news app. it's a fast look at breaking news, weather and traffic - and get alerts so you won't miss a thing. search wtsp 10 news in the app
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