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comments@captioncolo this morning on "world news now," the criminal case against bill cosby moves forward. their croom argument just ahead. the numbers game. sanders putting the pressure on clinton in new hampshire last night and leading her in the latest polls, while the republican race gets ugly with more attacks and apologies. and new this half hour, making off like madoff. >> the dramatic portrayal of america's most notorious con artist shining a light on the possible ponzi schemes happening right now. and vin diesel's big reveal. the blockbuster franchise shifting into third gear and in it for the long hall. that's in "the skinny" on this thursday, february 4th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now."
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>> and i'm phillip mena. the political race keeps on heating up. a couple of republicans dropping out of the race, narrowing it and there's a lot going on. >> we ar going to find out later today who will be in the debates coming this saturday. so we'll have a lot to look forward to. >> we want to start this half hour with bill cosby. the legendary comedian and his legal team will appeal a decision to allow a case against him to move forward. >> in a pennsylvania croom yesterday, we get the details from cristy alito of our stationings in philadelphia. >> reporter: bill cosby kept quiet only waving to fans outside the courthouse after nearly two days of testimony and argues, judge steven o'neil denied a defense motion to throw out a sexual assault against against the 78-year-old comedian. >> what's your reaction. >> reporter: he's accused of assaulting andrea constand in
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cosby claims it was con sensual. his attorneys argue that a 2005 verbal promise not to prosecute by bruce castor prevents the case from moving forward and that the current d.a. kevin steele is biased and used cosby as a political football in the fall to get elected. and that "cosby isn't asking for special treatment. he's asking for a prosecutor who abides by the rules." steele shot down the accusations saying "this is a blatant attempt to pick your prosecutor. you don't get to do that." the judge ruled to keep steele on the case saying he found no professional misconduct. >> you raped her. >> reporter: crowds reacted to the judge's decision. >> i just don't believe it at all. >> it shouldn't have ever been brought up years later since it happened years ago. it should have ever been brought up when it happened. >> reporter: a preliminary hearing is set for marchth when it will be decided whether there
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krissy an let toe, norristown, paf. >> the race for the white house and the two the democratic candidates trading barbs last night inderry, new hampshire. yesterday bernie sanders was asked by a reporter whether he thought hillary clinton was a true progressive, to which he replied some days yes. it was a point on which the two the sparred last night during a often hall meeting on cnn. >> i do not know any progressive who has a super pac and takes $15 million from wall street. that's just not progressive. >> i was somewhat amused today that senator sanders set himself up to be the gatekeeper on who's a progressive because under the definition that was flying around on twitter and statements by the campaign, barack obama would not be a progressive, joe biden would norkts jeanne shaheen would not be a progressive. even the late great senator paul wellstone would not be a progressive.
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of the campaign both she and sanders are running describing their differences as contrasting on issues while the republicans are con rafting on insults. >> the war of words among the republican candidates appears to getting increasingly biting. donald trump attacking it texas nor ted cruz over what he calls dirty tricks to steal the iowa caucus through a campaign of misinformation. abc's tom llamas is in new hampshire. >> reporter: dp accusing senator ted cruz of using dirty tricks to win the iowa caucuses. the accusation coming after team cruz spread word on caucus day that dr. ben carson might be dropping out. doing what he did to ben carson. that was a disgrace. >> reporter: on the day of the caucuses, the cruz campaign sending supporters this e-mail, stating the press's reporting that "carson is taking time off" after iowa and "making a big announcement next week." it goes on to say, "please inform any carson caucus-goers
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caucus for ted cruz." >> what he did is unthinkable. he said the man has just left the race and he said it during the caucus. >> reporter: carson saying the cruz move cost him votes, describing what happened when his wife, candy, showed up at a caucus location. >> my wife went to a caucus and the cruz representative had spoken and told people that i was, in fact, not going to be continuing. and she obviously disabused him of that notion. >> reporter: cruz has now apologized to carson, but stands by his campaign's actions. will you fire or suspend anyone in your campaign for putting out misinformation? >> no, we're not going to scapegoat anybody. and i would note that the news story that our team passed on was true and accurate. cnn reported it, and, in fact, ben did go to florida instead of new hampshire or south carolina, and so -- >> reporter: is it a dirty trick to confuse voters? >> is it a dirty trick to pass on your news stories? you're in the business. would you think it was a dirty
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story? or is it just a dirty trick to pass on cnn's story? >> reporter: then, just moments after cruz said that, cnn, live on the air, saying cruz was trying to, quote, throw them under the bus. >> here are the facts. dr. carson's staff told us that he would return home to florida to quote unquote take a breath from the campaign before resuming his activities on the campaign trail. >> reporter: cnn saying they never reported anything about a special announcement. trump now calling for an investigation. >> well, listen, it is no surprise that donald is throwing yet another temper tantrum, or if you like, yet another trumpertantrum. >> he does accept cruz's apology. carson implied staffers should be fired only if cruz doesn't approve of what they did. tom llamas, nash youia, new hampshire. >> there are reports of two more tornadoes in the southeast. the latest in georgia.
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vehicles at an army base. no injuries were reported. it was the eighth tornado in the southeast this week. the administration building at a federal minim security prison for women in alabama was damaged. brazil's president says the zika virus has gone from a distant nightmare to a real threat against the brazilian people. the government in brazil scrambling to start developing a vaccine. the president says preventing mosquitoes from breeding is the best defense. it's caused thousands of babies in brazil to be born with unusually small heads. despite those efforts being made against the virus, there are growing calls for the olympics to be canceled. medical eth thinkist arthur kaplan says it would be irresponsible for brazil to host the games in the middle of a public health emergency. it's keeping a close eye on the situation. very scary, especially for women. it's and you fair advantage for people who come in and i think
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particular even if you're not pregnant, you know, but i -- i don't know. i wonder if they'll really consider. >> i an bold move to cancel the games. >> it would be very bold. probably the first ever. >> first we've heard of that. that other sporting event that everyone seems to be talking about, the super bowl, starting to come into sharper focus now that we're edging the weekend. carolina panthers quarterback cam newton is getting plenty of attention for his wardrobe. >> he's not offering any bulletin board materials to the broncos saying he respects peyton manning and every other person with the manning last night. manning had a light moment yesterday revealing a conversation he had a couple years ago with his doctor. >> i said doc, i didn't ask can you if i'm going to have a hip replacement. i didn't need to know that right here at age 37. thanks for sharing. i look forward to that day when i'm 52 and have a hip replacement. >> manning also said he's not sure if he will face more surgery on his neck.
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a series of spinal fusion surgery pripz he turns 40 years old next month. he says 52, that's only 1 years away. he's been playing for 18 years. tell you what, if he has a good game on sunday and they win, they won't be talking about any of this again. it will be peyton manning is great again. >> do you think if he has a good day on sunday night that he stays in the game? >> i don't actually. i think if he wins he'll ride off into the sunset a winner. if he loses, he might be pushed to come back. me and pay the stn aren't boys. i don't know. that's just my guess. >> coming up, sten avery's supporters latest violent threats. >> in "the skinny" the ballad of larry and bernie. sanders doing some acting himself. >> but first as the nation reveals the bernie madoff scheme that left so many in financial ruin, new concerns over others following in his foot steps. now take a look at today's
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made reference to "getting justice for steven," believed to be the convicted murderer of making a murderer". the series suggests the theory that local deputies planted evidence. no device was found. bernie madoff is back in the headlines because of a tv mini series. he'll spend the rest of his life behind bars for running the biggest financial swindle in u.s. history. >> one crime fighter says there are other ponzi scams going on right now one even bigger than madoff's. here's brian ross. >> >>. >> reporter: bernard madoff is in this federal prison in north carolina. prisoner number 61727054, who once controlled billions of dollars, now works as a commissary delivery boy for less than a dollar an hour. >> bernie! bernie! >> reporter: but as portrayed by richard dreyfuss in the abc movie, madoff is considered a genius by his fellow criminals, for pulling off the biggest financial crime in american history. his former cellmate, j.d. winfield, in for bank robbery,
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first time. >> i think he was glad to be caught. i think it was just, you know, tearing him up inside, what was going on. i think he was glad for it to co to a close. >> reporter: the movie also depicts how the one person who figured it all out, figured it out, harry markopolos -- >> i'm accusing him ofunning a ponzi scheme. >> reporter: -- was ignored by the s.e.c. for years. was it that obvious, that easy to figure out this was a ponzi scheme? >> it took about five minutes to know, for sure, that it was a ponzi scheme. >> reporter: markopolos, now running a private fraud detection business, told abc news there are more like madoff. >> there are still more today. i'm working at three multibillion-dollar ponzi schemes today. >> reporter: including one, that markopolos says, could prove to be bigger than bernie madoff's. since the scandal, and the sec says it has made reforms and cracked down on 61 other alleged ponzi schemes and now when harry calls, the sec listens. brian ross news, new york. >> so glad to hear that they're
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it's frustrating for people like us who aren't in the financial world. you always hear it's too big to fail or people talking about things and not really heard by the higher ups in the financial market, whether it's knowingly or unknowingly. >> madoff the movie airing on abc. part 2 is today. watched a little bit of that last night. i forgot a lot of the details of this. i forgot he was the chairman of nasdaq and you know, $17 billion that he took from investors and not one trade. just incredible. richard dreyfuss doing a great job. >> he was good. blythe danner who plays ruth. the mini series is based on brian ross's book about the madoffs. fascinating take. >> what's what i'll be doing tonight, watching part 2. >> when we come back, bernie sanders as a comedic actor. yes. we'll show.
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a skate board and finally releasing dates for three more movies from 2017 to 2021. ten films in 20 years overall. >> that first fast and furious hit made it to the big screen in 2001. the action sears centred around illegal street racing and heists. and it made $3.9 billion worldwide. very popular, isn't it. >> very successful. >> comedian larry david got raves for his impersonation of bernie sanders on "saturday night live." you remember this. >> i don't have a super pac, you don't even have a backpack. i carry my stuff around loose florida my arms like a -- you know, between classes. i own one pair of underwear. that's it. >> nailed it. oh, it was really funny. but it was pretty good. >> he's grea i love it every time. i could watch that all day long. >> did you know bernie sanders once performed in a low budget comedy? >> did not.
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reception he plays a rabbi who tends to go off the rails while delivering the blessing. >> here's proof. >> just one quick thought. by the way, that free agency, free agency crap, that really gets me. $2 million here, they spend $12 million there. what's so free about that free agency? i can't take that anymore. okay. >> hey, bernie. the presidential thing doesn't work out, you know maybe acting could be plan b. >> yeah. incidentally, larry david did a great job on that too, will host "snl" this saturday. a lot of people jumping for joy with that and hopefully, there will be more bernie sanders impersonations along the way. >> so good. >> there be a lot of disappointed people if he doesn't. >> stars of the music world gather in l.a. for the grammys. but the cast will be performing live from new york. hamilton" the hip-hop interpretation of the founding
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performance will be broadcast live from the show's own broadway theater. >> hamilton" is up for a grammy and its cast album had the highest debut sales in half a century. it's nearly impossible to get a ticket, too. the show plans a chicago run for the fall. and the national tour begins in san francisco next spring. the grammys will be on monday, february 15th. >> i know you're a big fan. >> the only time i've bumped show times in my life. >> we know jennifer lopez as a glamorous singer and actor. remember her at the globes she's also a beauty on stage including her new show in las vegas. when she's out of the sought light. >> she looks like this. >> yep, that's jenny from the block in a fuzzy bathrobe. no makeup. that's her long time boyfriend kasper smart. he shot this dub smash video. love all the expressions on her face. look like they're having fun. >> she's gorgeous even without makeup. >> uh-huh. so how ya doing? enough pressure in here for ya?
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well, finally this half hour, gwyneth paltrow famously described her separation from husband chris martin as consciously uncoupling and now calls their relationship coparenting. > she is opening up to glamour magazine saying she now loves had imlike a brother. here's abc's linzie janis. >> rorter: gwyneth paltrow and chris martin making a conscious decision to put familyfirst. the actress and entrepreneur nowsharing how they successfully coparent. after their conscious uncoupling. >> for chris and gwyneth, conscious uncoupleing was being conscientiousf their circumstances, of the kids of what they were going through.
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they've preached with that term. >> reporter: paltrow recently opening up to glamour magazine saying if you can't stay married, wouldn't the idea will be that you could still be a family? >> they spend holidays together, weekends. occasionally over at each other's houses. >> the cold played front man and actress remaining a strong family unit with their kids. paltrow telling glamour" we're not living together but he's more than welcome to be with us whenever he wants and vice versa. i sleep in his house in malibu a lot with the kids. we're still very much a family. even though we don't have a romantic relationship. he's like my brother. the biggest concern mom paltrow has these days about her children? following in their parents' footsteps. they're natural so i feel like my mother whenever i said i wanted to be an actress, she said, oh, no, don't. paltrow creating her own definition of family. >> she said we really didn't have a personal example of what
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so she's kind of creating this path as she goes along. >> linzie janis, abc news, new york. >> it's a good point. if your parents are divorced it's difficult to make it worked. the fact they're trying to be a family, i applaud that. >> raising children after divorce extremely difficult and can be challenging. they figur out something that works for them. so good for them. >> i don't know. i don't know if i would stay in my ex-'s house though, would you? >> again, that's. >> that's putting your kids first in a big way. >> that's the whole point of this. they are absolutely doing all this for the children. you're right. it's going to be hard to explain to the new girlfriend or boyfriend. >> mommy might be down at the hotel. but i'll come back for
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>> worked for them. good morning. i'm phillip mena. >> i'm reena ninan. here are some of the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." just five days away from the new hampshire primary. the globs are coming off as bernie sanders accused hillary clinton of being out of sync with true progressives. and donald trump accuses ted cruz of stealing the iowa caucus. full coverage ahead. a top lawmaker has asked federal marshals to hunt down a former flint emergency manager who failed to show up at a congressional hearing. his lawyer says the manager does want to testify, but he wasn't given time to prepare. the leader of that standoff at an oregon wildlife refuge and several others have ever been indicted by a grand jury. details about what charges they face expected to be released later today. the irs says it's do it yourself tax filing site e file isn't available right now. the computer system had a hardware failure. they hope to have it back up and
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those are some of our top stories on this thursday, february 4th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." hello, we begin this half hour with the presidential candidates turning up the heat in new hampshire. >> can't believe we're just five days away from th election. vermont senator bernie sanders taking a new line of attack on of step with the progressive wing of her own party. liz kreutz has the highlights from the latest town hall in new hampshire. >> good morning, reena and phillip. bernie sanders is feeling pretty confident on his home turf with the solid double digit lead. it was a late night here. sanders an clinton did not share a stage but they went hea to head. overnight, bernie sanders and hillary clinton making their pitch to new hampshirites. clinton fielding questions at a cnn town hall about foreign policy. >> can you assure me you would not expand military involvement abroad. >> no, i can't.
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>> did you have to be paid $675,000. >> well, i don't know. that's what they offered. so -- >> and even that famous old theory from the '90s. >> do you still believe there's a vast right wing conspiracy. >> don't. >> you sanders asked about veterans. >> have you ceded the support of veterans to the republicans? >> it's easy for politicians to give speeches. but what my work in the senate has been involved is to making sure that veterans in this country get the best quality health care possible. >> reporter: and those taxes. >> i'm wondering if you raise my taxes, how does that help me? >> so you're going to pay a little bit more in taxes but no longer have to pay private health insurance premiums. >> reporter: both candidates even opening up about their faith. >> my spirituality is that we are all in this together. >> i read a treatment of the prodigal son parable.
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became just a lifeline for me. and it basically is practice the discipline of gratitude. >> about the biggest debate, who has the most progressive chops. >> she can't be a moderate and a progressive. they are different. >> i was somewhat amused today that senator sanders set himself up to be the gatekeeper on who is a progressive. >> reporter: stakes are high now just five days from the first in the nation primary. and the dnc says there will be six more democratic debates between now and may including one in flint, michigan. it looks like this primary will not be ending anytime soon. >> abc's liz krouts in manchester. thank you so much. the spat between clinton and sanders is looking down right polite compared to the republicans. donald trump accusing senator ted cruz of fraud for stealing the iowa caucus after team cruz spread word on caucus day that dr. ben carson might be dropping out. carson says the move cost him votes. cruz apologized to carson but stood by his dpan tactics and
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trump. >> i don't know anyone who would be comfortable with someone who behaves this way having his finger on the button. we're liable to wake up one morning and donned if he were president would have nuked denmark. >> trump not letting the matter drop calling for an investigation into cruz's actions up to and perhaps including a do over of the iowa caucus all together. the republican presidential field is continuing to thin out. former pennsylvania senator rick santorum has dropped out of the race. announcing he's now endorsing rubio. santorum got just 1% of the vote in iowaen 0 monday and finishing in fifth place, kentucky senator rand paul has also dropped out of the race. >> peace talks are on hold with each side claiming that the fighting. one thing is clear, five years of civil war has taken its toll
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a drone in homs shows right here. block after block completely in ruins. once the third largest city in syria, homs has seen fie fighting. this video was taken by a group with ties to the kremlin. all too oo often mideastern refugees drown while trying to cross the mediterranean. these people were saved by the coast guard. last year more than 3700 migrants died while crossing the sea. they came from kurdish iraq, libya, syria and other countries just devastated by the violence. >> now to that frightening explosion on board a jetliner over somalia. the pilot says a bomb blew the hole in the aircraft but officials have not confirmed that was the cause. the body of a man who might have ever been blown out of the jet was found on the ground not far away. if it was a bomb, no group has claimed responsibility. back here in this country, a
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producing tornadoes in the southeast. at least two more were reported last night even as residents were cleaning up from six the day before. the tornadoes aren't the only weather problem in the south. here's more from steve osunsami. >> reporter: in crocket county, tennessee, this surveillance camera at the high school shows the moment a tornado came crushing through classrooms. there's no power, and school is closed. everybody was gone home. >> yes. >> reporter: and that saved lives. >> yes. no doubt. >> reporter: from tennessee to mississippi -- >> better get somewhere. here it comes. >> reporter: the twisters kept families up all night. >> reporter: the weather service is now saying that this one in western alabama was an ef-2. 23 homes were destroyed. >> i was grateful to god he brought us through it. >> reporter: the storm was try telling that to drivers in the rain, who had to be rescued from rising waters outside nashville and atlanta. >> the will to live kept her hanging on. >> reporter: there were even carolina, and this, near
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in the midwest, they're still digging out, finally reopening interstate 80 in nebraska. more than 200 miles were closed. this is what's left of the football coach's office here at the high school. the tornado ripped this roof clear off. and pulled out this air conditioner from this spot here. the national weather service now says the tornado that hit here was an ef-1 that traveled nearly three miles. steve osunsami, abc news, alamo, tennessee. not all avalanches are natural disasters. this one in southwestern colorado's back country was intentionally set off to prevent an accident later. san juan mountains are popular with skiers who sometimes trigger avalanches. a snowmobiler was buried in a slide 100 miles away. it's better to have a controlled avalanche like this. >> julian sa a sang inside
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appears to be near its end. he will himself up to authorities tomorrow if a u.n. panel rules against his claims in a case that he's brought against both britain and sweden. he took refuge in that embassy three years ago to avoid extradition to sweden where he faces sexual assault charges. >> we already did the serious political news. we started the half hour. now for a lighter moment from the campaign trail. >> this is hard to watch. jeb bush has a town hall today at a middle school cafeteria in derry, new hampshire. no matter what happens there, it cannot be any worse than this event in hanover, yesterday. >> i think the nt president needs to be quieter but sends a signal we're prepared to act in the national security interests of this country to get back in the business of creating a more peaceful world. please clap. [ applause ] >> oh, boy. winning the voters, no one said it would be eds. you got to cue the clapping?
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poor jeb. wow. >> by the way, his twier feed didn't mention the please clap reference. >> oh, my goodness. >> on his twitter feed. >> i bet it doesn't. trump is going to have a field day with that whenever he gets around to it. >> i think you're right. if he wasn't aware of that, we just flagged it to the campaign there unfortunately. we like the slow clap around here. when you come back, we always give you the slow clap. >> i never ask for it. that's the difference. >> you automatically get a slow clap which is what they're ing. >> wow, jeb, whoo. coming up, thank you. coming up, some other performances but not all worthy of applause. >> they say it's one of the hardest songs to sing, but will the star spangled banner be super at the big game this year? plus a little later. >> tina trinh with a valentine's day gift guide from personalized pillows to lights designed to
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of dozens of american boats are ledding from havana cuba, to key west right now. they sayed out of cuba yesterday in what was called the largest american regatta since the u.s. and cuba restored relations. the boats brought almost 500 americans to cuba, most for the first time ever. they are expected in key west on saturday. some ominous new developments in the spread of the zika virus here in the u.s. cases reported for the first time in georgia and florida. emergencies in four counties. >> the red cross is also sending out a new warning thismorning. dr. richard besser has more from >>. >> reporter: the zik ca epidemic continues to spread. florida now the first state that has the risky mosquito to declare a health emergency because of nine cases in four counties.
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about a new danger posed by travelers returning to the u.s. from infected areas. the latest case of zika in dallas was transmitted sexually, after a person infected with the virus traveled from venezuela to texas and passed the virus onto their partner. the risk from zika still primarily for pregnant women. at potential risk for babies with brain deformities. but now doctors seeing a rare, but alarming neurological complication in the general population. that may be linked to zika. guillain barre syndrome, a type of progressive iveive paralysis. in brazil, the olympic committee reassuring athletes they will be safe. but today, one of the world's most prominent ethicists is calling for brazil to cancel the olympics. >> i don't know that it's up to doing the olympics and epidemic control at the same time. >> this new case of sexual transmission has raised questions how bet to present the infection. the british recommend that any man who has been to a country where it is transmitting use a condom for 28 days if his
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28 days is also how long the red cross recommends people defer donating blood. dr. richard besser, abc news, brazil. >> oneof the things they're worried about in florida is the fact these mosquitoes coulde someone infected and g on to transfer it and that's how quickly it could spread 0 other people. they've talked about genetically modifying mosquitos. it's just scary sort of situation. some communities are wondering what do you need them at all. population. would do. >> the scary part too, is we're still learning about this virus, the way it's transmied and just the effects of it. >> yeah. >> coming up, valentine's day. it's only ten days away. we've got great gift ideas that are way cooler than those usual jewelry and chocolates. >> gifts your sweetheart will love.
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>> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. that we have a serious hunger issue in our country. and as a parent, it's even harder to hear that one in 5 of our kids struggles with hunger, especially when billions of pounds of good food are wasted every year. feeding america is a nationwide network of food banks that helps provide billions of meals to families in need right in your community. visit feedingamerica.org to support feeding america and your local food bank.
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valentine's day gifts this year. and i'm going to start off with a fun app called paper. it's really great because it lets you create a digital scrapbook of your relationship. and you can upload doodles and drawings that you have of your artily inclined. you can upload photos and work with their templates and create a fun time line of your relationship and basically send it all to via e-mail or social media to your loved one and share it. it's a really nice personal touch. >> i wonder how to do that because have you all these pictures on your phone. >> they make it super easy. snap box. you can upload photos from facebook and instagram and make it into a pillow. >> cool. >> it's a nice fun gift. you know? and it's personal. they're super soft and durable. and they have a special going on for valentine's day for 25% off and free shipping. > we'll take that. >> right?
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>> yeah. >> but they're actually phone chargers. i don't know why in tech gift guide you get chargers as a gift guide but check this out. >> wo >> the opposite of typical phone chargers. they're not ugly. >> they're not. i would have a second use for them when my husband's sleeping and i want to read in bed shoo they're portable lights. these are sold at the museum of modern art. they're so pretty. >> it is pretty beautiful. >> the spines come off. so the charging ports are right in the middle of the spines right here. >> i see. >> you can get four times more charge for your phone. >> very cool. >> when you're on the go and you have a portable light. >> and a light, too. wow, that's genius. >> so next up are jewelry. you can never fail with jewelry for valentine's day. >> i was admiring your bracelet here. >> thanks. this is from wise wear. it's basically a connected bracelet. it's smart jewelry. so it connects to your phone and
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or e-mails, calendar reminders, you get a vibration through the bracelets. they come in three different styles. really nice presentation, too. but the other cool thing about them is if you're ever in danger, you can tap three times and it will send a distress signal to your emergency contact. >> wow. that's great especially if you're hiking or doing something out with the kids. >> really great idea for you know, the girlfriend or wife in your life who is stylish and connected. >> cool. and then these are smart watches from vector. 30-day battery life which is what really sets them part from other watches. and you can see right here, same idea here. incoming notifications. calls from your loved one. you get all of that on your wrist. you get a little bit of news. you can control your music. it's a super smart watch. >> very cool. >> 30-day battery life.
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and then last but not least, i have customized macaroons and chocolate bars. macaroon. >> from a company called swallow my words. they're great. you can get a box of nine of these custom printed macaroons for only under $25. around $25. >> that's great. >> so a really great deal here and a really nice way to make your sweets for your sweet personalized. >> i like that, like the modern day smartie or something. what do they call those, conversational hearts, that's what they are. >> exactly. happy valentine's day. >> great gift ideas. who needs roses when you can have tech ideas, huh. >> that's what i'm saying. > tina trinh, thank you so very much. for a list of all the minutes head to wnnfans.com. you're watching "world news now." how about a macaroon? >> yeah. this is mineral build up it collects leaving gross germ-ridden stains.
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osei can you see by the dawn's early light what so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming whose broad stripes >> remember that? >> ouch. >> one of the worst versions of the star spangled banner ever. that is comedienne roseanne barr before a padres game in 1990. >> i guess nobody auditioned her before. >> she was big back then. 12450e did whatever she waned. >> it was a tough song to sing. >> and to hear. >> lady gaga will be doing it on sunday at the super bowl. >> part of a long tradition that has tripped up some of the best performers in the past. we're up "up all nightline" with abc's juju chang. applause. >> reporter: she got plenty of applause as a pop star. >> reporter: but lately lady gaga has been showing the world
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>> wowing the academy awards last year matterfully performing a sound of music" medley climb every mountain snee and teaming up with tony bennett to record an album letting her fans know anything goes >> now she's taking on america's anthem and its biggest game singing the star spangled banner at the super bowl. and the rocket's red glare >> the stakes are high. it was 25 years ago whitney houston belted out what many still consider to be the best pregame performance. and the home of the brave >> securing her place as a legend. but plenty of singers have fallen flat. at super bowl xlv, christina
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what so proudly we watched >> steven tyler deliver this had rendition before the 2012 afc championship. land of the free >> and who can forget rosanne barr's performance the twilight's last gleaming >> something tells us lady gaga is on the edge of football glory. >> reporter: juju chang, abc news, new york. >> you can actually bet on how long it's going to take lady gaga to sing that national anthem on sunday? >> really. what are the betts going for. >> 2:20. do you think she'll take longer than that or not? the over. why not milk it, right? good call. >> how come you guys aren't betting on my performance with
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this morning on "world news now," round two in new hampshire. >> both sides of the presidential race getting personal. clinton and sanders taking the stage overnight pushing each other over a political label e ted cruz faces heat over what others are calling a disgraceful tactic. >> and cruz's main detractor donald trump pulling no punches but having some problems with histe jet. engine trouble while making a detour from the jan nit state. >> emotions run high on capitol hill. flint water crisis and the search for answers. the heartbreaking testimony in ont of front of congress. committee members fewer yoes over the no shows. and qb cuties. the supposed science explaining why quarterbacks are so good looking. plenty of football fans not buying it. the debate rages on. that's later in the mix" on this thursday, february 4th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now."
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i'm phillip mena in for kendis gibson. >> he's a little under the weather. thanks for flying in. >> always enjoy being here. >> i'm reena ninan. we're going to talk about the quarterback. you don't buy this. you're part of the group that doesn't buy it. >> qb cuties. that he attractive young men. i'll offer my opinion about that a little later >> you're a big sports buff. a new line of attack in the democratic race for the white house. >> we're just five days away from the nation's first primary election contest. vermont senator bernie sanders put hillary clinton on the defensive over her progressive credentials. at a cnn town hall in derry, new hampshire, sanders slammed clinton over her ties to wall street, pro business trade agreements and herr 2002 authorization of the iraq war. >> clinton shot back saying that she was amused that sanders appears to hav appointed himself the gatekeeper on who is progressive. drama playing out on the republican side.
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apology to one of his challengers >> and donald trump is heating up the war of words as another candidate makes a stunning announcement. abc's marci gonzalez has the latest from manchester, new hampshire. >> reporter: the republican field narrowing again. rick be santorum dropping out. and announcing on fox news he's endorsing marco rubio. >> he's a tremendously gifted young man. >> reporter: rubio adding to the criticism of ted cruz after the cruz camp sent this e-mail on caucus day suggesting dr. ben carson might be leaving the race. >> i thought it was unfair to ben. >> reporter: donald trump accusing cruz of fraud over it tweeting ted cruz didn't win iowa, he stole it. >> he insulted ben carson but doing what he did. that was a disgrace. >> cruz apologizing to carson. it was a mistake for our team not to forward your subsequent statement. >> reporter: things starting to simmer on the democratic side, too. bernie sanders calling into question whether hillary clinton
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>> some days an, yes. except when she announces that she is a proud moderate. >> clinton calling it a low blow and saying she can overcome sanders' double digit lead in the new hampshire polls. >> because if it's about our records, hey it, i'm going to win by a landslide on tuesday. >> reporter: and clinton and sanders face off in a debate. then the republican debate here in new hampshire is set for saturday. right here on abc. phillip and reena. >> thank you so much. and again, the final republican debate before the new hampshire primary will be held this saturday. starting at 9:00 p.m. eastern moderated by david muir and martha raddatz. as for who will be on stage, abc will announce the final lineup later today. >> hopefully donald trump will make it to new hampshire for that debate with or without his plane. his private jet was fced to make an emergency landing in nashville yesterday after the pilot reported engine problems. there's no word on exactly what
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but trump did eventually make it to avent in little rock, arkansas, 90 minutes late. the faa is investigating the incident. >> though he's not in the running for the office, president obama has taken on one of the campaign's more controversial issues during his first visit to a mosque. the president tried to correct what he called a hugely distorted impression of muslim americans saying that children have ever been bullied and s destroyed. he warned about the dangers of demonizing one group of americans. family. when any part of our family feels second class or targeted, it tears at the very fabric of our nation. >> the president also challenged hollywood to start casting muslims in roles that are unrelated to national security. there's a major setback for th peace talks for the syrian civil war. u.n. envoy has called a temporary halt to the negotiations saying they'll resume later this month and denies the fawkes failed.
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causing the interruption. secretary of state kerry says the syrian government would rather have a military solution than a political one. the governor of florida declared a health emergency because of the zika virus. at least nine cases of the mosquito borne illness have ever been detected in florida. health officials believe the cases are from people who contracted the disease while traveling to ached countries. president of brazil says the virus has carbon to a real threat against the brazilian people. >> major developments in another crisis. contaminated water in flint. chairman of the house oversight committee called on the u.s. marshals to hunt down the city's former emergency manager who failed to show up for a hearing on capitol hill. his attorney said his client wants to testify elizabeth hur has more. >> the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. >> reporter: frustration boiling over in d.c. >> this is not a third world country. >> it's absolutely fundamentally
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>> reporter: not just inside the congressional hearing but also outside. >> we want a new water system. >> reporter: where dozens of flint residents made the trip includeing leeann walters among the first to raise concerns in flint. and now pleading for help from congress. >> my home used to be a place of comfort and safety for my family. that was taken from us. >> reporter: since flint switched supplies to save money, the water has been contaminated with toxic levels of lead. with state and federal environmental officials blaming each other, at least three class action lawsuits have ever been filed. an fbi investigation launched and the mayor proposed replacing all the city's lead pipes leading to residents' homes. >> we can't get the governor of michigan at ts hearing, that's a shame. >> reporter: some lawmakers are angry. governor rick snyder didn't testify and the former flint emergency manager he appointed ignored a subpoena from congress.
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governor did announce that he wants to spend $30 million to help the affected residents and pay their water bills. reena and phillip? >> thank you very much. the sexual assault case against bill cosby is moving forward. a judge refused to throw out the case against the comedian and allowed the current district attorney to remain involved. a former da who testified for cosby claimed he had granted cosby immunity in the case. cosby's attorneys say they will appeal the decisionings. >> martin shkreli's new attorney has done something all the bad press could not. he's gotten the bad boy he can ex-he can to shut up. celly raise the price of drugs as much as 4,000% to make more profit and boasted about it. he posts on social media no more said benjamin brafman. he. >> those this tax world say don't be an april fool.
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today, don't bother filing your taxes overnight. the irs tax processing system has had a hardware failure and the system is offline till later today. the tax agency says it doesn't expect major disruptions in service or significant delays in processing rends. if you file through a service, go ahead. the service will hold on to your return till the irs is ready for it. good news and some bad news now from are the food industry. we'll start with the bad news. subway has done away with the $5 foot long. >> apparently the meal deal with the super catchy jingle is no more replaced by wait for it, the $6 foot long. yeah, a buck extra. the price hike comes down to economics. it says coughs have gone up since the $5 foot long debuted nine years ago. i wonder if those costs include legal fees they've had to pay. >> that's a good point. jingle doesn't sound the same either. $246 foot long.
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>> we'll have to work on that jingle. sounds good? >> it's not as good. >> we've got good news for you though. ben & jerry's is out with four new frozen dessert flavors called frozen dessert instead of ice cream because they're made from an almond milk base which means they can be enjoyed by vegans. i would think vermont they would -- >> taken them so long. >> they'll be in stores over the next month or so. they say more vegan friendly flavors will be rolled out in the future. i love my almond milk. i bet it tastes delicious. we should do an ice cream day next week in the newsroom. >> it was a matter of times. those flavors chunky monkey, chocolate fudge brownie and pb and cookies and coffee caramel fudge. >> i would enjoy every single one of those. >> chunky monkey is my favorite. >> coming up, quarterbacks hot or not.
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>> were you a quarterback? >> i was not a quarterback. >> still hot. >> also ahead, thank you, reena. also ahead, an even greater issue. can you really have your pizza and eat it too? meet the man claims he lost over 100 pounds by eating a pie every day. >> first the latest in that murder mystery of a 13-year-old girl. the investigation into her death and why authorities are pointing to social media apps. you can weigh in on our facebook page. wnnfans.com and twitter @abcwnn or #wnn fans.
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boy, a dramatic rescue caught on camera yesterday in port st. lucie, florida. at least three police detectives pulled a 73-year-old man out of his car. he had been hit by another elderly driver, a 77-year-old woman which sent his car careening right into that pond. no one was hurt. car. >> there will be more testimony today in a baltimore courtroom at a hearing to decide if a convicted murderer should get a new trial. the case of adnan say yed was serial podcast. he was convicted in the murder of his former girlfriend. but the podcast raised questions about the case. on the stand yesterday, a witness claimed she saw him at a library during the time prosecutors claimed he was
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she said a former prosecutor said t potential alibi was irrelevant. and robert durst has pleaded guilty to a weapons charge in new orleans. he's been in custody since last year just as an hbo documentary series was airing that detailed his links to several murders. durst agreed to an 85-month primp sentence. if approved it could clear the way for him to face charges for the murder of a former friend. the 13-year-old girl from virginia whose body was found in a pond across the border in north carolina will be buried today. >> authorities are learning it was social media that linked her to one of the killers. abc's eva pilgrim has the latest. >> reporter: as the family prepares to lay their 13-year-old daughter to rest, authorities still trying to piece together the case. family and friends telling abc news, seventh grader nicole lovell was bullied at school, self-conscious about the way she looked after beating serious childhood illnesses. she had multiple social media
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snapchat, kik. it was there police think she met david eisenhauer, the 18-year-old freshman, a former high school track star, charged in her murder. >> eisenhauer used this relationship to his advantage to abduct and then kill her. >> reporter: nicole lovell's parents say they last saw her last tuesday night. she snuck out, pushing a dresser against her bedroom door, climbing out her window. saturday morning, police arrest davidizen hour in his dorm at virginia tech. that afternoon, authorities find lovell's body, 80 miles away in north carolina. >> the alleged accomplice expected back here in court on thursday. both students still behind bars. family and friends will bury nicole lovell tomorrow. eva pilgrim, virginia. >> such a sad case. you just think of you worry about your children being in the '80s being picked up at a store and kidnapped. now there's this whole thing that can happen inside your home
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they're doing on their ipad or phones. >> with social media. the thing that makes it so bizarre, the motive hasn't come out. why did they do this allegedly. apparently investigator say this was planned weeks in advance. so there's obviously some sort of premeditation they believe happened. just a sad sad bizarre case. >> so feel for the parents and that family. in our next half hour, bernie madoff is back in the news. he's serving a 150-year senten. a while blower says there are.other ponzi schemes still going on. first, how much would you lose eating pizza every day? meet a chef who says he's lost 100 pounds that way. how do you do it? we've got the details coming up on "world news now."
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like a pizza pie that's amore >> it's love pizza. >> i don't know. if you don't like pizza, you got to wder about that person. >> you're right. it sounds impossible. apparently a new york chef lost 100 pounds by eating it every day. unlike millions of us, it happens to be his favorite food. >> would it work for you? gio benitez tried it out and may be a convert. >> pasquale is a master in the kitchen cookingquist meals. for years after moving to america from italy, his weight on a 6'6" fme ballooned to more than 370 pounds. >> i discovered the oreo. >> it gets you every time. >> like addiction. >> oreos, soda, frieded foods. >> i didn't recognize me w wn i show myself in the mirror. >> he couldn't even play with his son at the park. with his doctor warning of a heart attack, he needed to act fast.
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where you knew here i am. i have my son at home. and i could have a heart attack. >> uh-huh. >> reporter: that's when you said i've got change. so he turned to what he knew best. food from his motherland. a mediterranean diet and in italy, pasta andizza are a staple. >> so i can build a diet that make me happy. doesn't give me the opportunity to give up. >> reporter: every day for lunch, he it's a homemade pizza margherita. it's not like the pizza you find on the street that's greasy and really heavy, right? this is a very differere zza. >> it's good, as well. but my pizza is something that comes from the mediterranean diet. he figured he could drop weight by cutting down to 2700 calories a day. the pizza has less than 600 cal pripz he has about 2100 calories left to enjoy and p.
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the result a drop in weight of 101 pounds. the secret he says natural ingredients. >> i can tell you something. when go to the grocery store, i always read the label. if i see more than ten ingredients, i give up. >> how simple are the greens? he takes us into the kitchen to find out. itit takes just minuteses and just a few steps to make his now famous pizza. >> i think i've got a new diet. gio benitez, abc news, new york. i am on board. >> yeah? >> i'm on board. >> i'm impressed geoconverted. he always it's a protein shake early in the morning. this is a big deal. >> that's a good point. the guy is in shape a knows what he's doing. >> so do you. you like your pizza. >> look at that. >> i do have to say though, this hours. i wonder if that's your trick >> that's the key. easier to digest.
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time for "the m." why do quarterbacks always seem to get the m.o. of being like the hot guys? >> because the m mt attention i think is on them. so already, they have the ball pre single time. every play, they get the ball, they get the attention. >> it's all about the ball around here. apparently 100 people were surveyed and tested for attractiveness of the players, quarterbacks, wide receivers. the quarterbacks got the lowest rating of the three positions. so why are they so incredibly good looking? well, psychologists at university of toronto says she specializes in nonbehavior and appearances. you boil it down to the evolutionary process. there's someone who you can mate with or is this person going to kill me? you kind of i guess find them matable because they're like the big man on campus. >> i think to be a quarterback, a successful quarterback, you have to have supreme confidence.
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what people find attractive. >> i think you're right. >> carry yourself that way. >> you've got to get in there. >> anyone who does is not a quarterback for too long. my opinion is just that. that's exactly what's going on. >> you just nailed down what the researchers couldn't explain. >> that's just the best guess. aaron rodgers, he's dating olivia munn. so he said that 90% of being quarterback is the swag. >> did he really say that? >> beak you got to be supremely confident to and girls like confidence. >> researchers call phillip mena. >> when it comes to this qb cucue thing. >> swag. >> who knew? so your first day at an internship you want to put your best pa foot forward, of course. we want to show you a guy who fell asleep on his first day at an internship and they gathered around, took this group photo
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reddit where it got even more attention and started to create peoples of this. look at this, south park. cart man falling asleep. the company -- this boar guy is getting clowned on and now a over the place for falling asleep on his first day. but research has shown taking naps at work could be a good thing. it increases productivity. but you know, that's too bad for him. >> sweet guy. yawning apparently is contagious. theyid a survey. if you watch someone whoyuans, men to be more prone to yawning than men. although the new study say the findings aren'ten universally accepted. more people who watch people yuan, the women tenned to yuan more because they were
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nono" the criminal case against bill cosby moves fororrd. his defense failing to have a judge dismiss the charges. their courtroom argument just ahead. the numbers game. sanders putting the pressure on clinton in new hampshire last night and leading her in the latest polls, while the republican race gets ugly with more attacks and apologies. and new this half hour, making off like madoff. >> the dramatic portrayal of america's most notorious con artist shining a light on the possible ponzi schemes happening right now. >> and still furious after all these years, vin diesel's big reveal. the blockbuster franchise shifting into third gear and in it for the long hall. but after 20 years, will they need an oil change? that's in "the skinny" on this be thursday, february 4th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> and i'm phillip mena.
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heating up. a couple of republicans dropping out of the race, narrowing it and there's a lot going on. >> we are going to find out later today, abc will winnow down exactly who will be in the debates coming this saturday. so we'll have a lot to look forward to. >> we want to start this half hour with bill cosby. the legendary comedian and his legal team will appeal a judge's decision to allow a sexual assault case against cosby to move forward. >> it wasn't the only bad news they received in a pennsylvania courtroom yesterday. we get the details from christie ileto of our station in philadelphia. >> reporter: bill cosby kept quiet only waving to fans outside the courthouse after nearly two days of testimony and argues, judge steven o'neil denied a defense motion to throw out a sexual assault against the 78-year-old comedian. >> how are you doing? what's your reaction? assaulting andrea constand in 2004.
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his attorneys argue that a 2005 verbal promise not to prosecute by then district attorney bruce castor prevents the case from moved forward and that the current d.a., kevin steele is biased and used "cosby as a political football in the fall to get elected." and that "cosby isn't asking for he's asking for a prosecutor who abides by the rules." steele shot down the accusations saying, "this is a blatant attempt to pick your prosecutor. you don't get to do that." the judge ruled to keeeesteele on the case saying he found no professionalalisconduct. >ou raped her. >eporter: crowds flanking the court sidewalk, reacteded to the judge's decision. >> i just don't believe it at all. >> it shouldn't have ever been brought up years later since it happened years ago. it should have ever been brought up when it happened. >> reporter: a preliminary hearing is set for march 8th and that's when it will be decided whether there is enough to move forward with a trial.
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pennsylvania. turning now to the race for the white house and the two democratic candidates trading barbs last night in derry, new hampshire. yesterday bernie sanders was asked by a reporter whether he thought hillary clinton was a true progressive, to which he replayed, "some days, yes." it was a point on which the two sparred last night during atownwn haul meeting on cnn. >> i do not know any progrgrsive who has a a per pac and takes $15 million from wall street. that's just noprogressive. >> i was somewhat amused today that senator sanders set himself up to be the gatekeeper on who's a progressive because under the definition that was flying around on twitter and statements by the campaign, barack obama would not be a progressive, joe biden would not be a progressive. jeanne shaheen would not be a progressive. even the late great senator paul wellstone would not be a progressive. >> clinton did say she's proud of the campaign both she and
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their differences as contrasting on issues while the republicans she sayses are only contrasting on insults. >> the war of words among the republican candidates appears to getting increasingly biting. donald trump attacking texas senator ted cruz over what he calls dirty tricks to steal the iowa caucus through a campaign of misinformation. abc's tom llamas is in new hampshire. >> reporter: donald trump accusing senator ted cruz of using dirty tricks to win the iowa caucuses. the accusation coming after team cruz spread word on caucus day that dr. ben carson might be dropping out. >> he insulted ben carson by doing what he did to ben carson. that was a disgrace. >> reporter: on the day of the caucuses, the cruz campaign sending supporters this e-mail, stating the press's reporting that "carson is taking time off" after iowa and "making a big announcement next week." it goes on to say, "please inform any carson caucus-goers
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caucus for ted cruz." >> what he did is unthinkable. he said the man has just left the race and he said it during the caucus. >> reporter:r:arson saying the cruz move cost him votes, describing what happened when his wife, candy, showed up at t caucus locatatn. >> my wife went to a caucus and the cruz representative had spoken and told people that i was, in fact, not going to be continuing. and she obviously disabused him of that notion. >> reporter: cruz has now apologized to carson, but stands by his campaign's actions. will you fire or suspend anyone in your campaign for putting out >> no, we're not going to scapegoat anybody. and i would note that the news story that our team passed on was true and accurate. cnn reported it, and, in fact, ben did go to florida instead of new hampshire or south carolina, and so -- >> reporter: is it a dirty trick to confuse voters? >> is it a dirty trick to pass on your news storieses yoyore in the business. would you think it was a dirty
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story? or is it just a dirty trick to pass on cnn's ststy? >> reporter: then, just moments after cruz said that, cnn, live on the air, saying cruz was trying to, quote, throw them under the bus. >> here are the facts. dr. carson's staff told us that he would return home to florida to quote unquote take a breath from the campaign before resuming his activities on the campaign trail. >> reporter: cnn saying they never reported anything about a special announcement. trump now calling for an investigation. >> well, listen, it is no surprise that donald is throwing yet another temper tantrum, or if you like, yet another trumpertantrum. >> reporter: the carson campaign tells me that dr. carson does accept senator cruz's apogy. carson implied staffers should be fired only if cruz doesn't approve of what they did. tom llamas, a a news, nashua, new hampshire. >> thererere reports of two momo tornadoes in the southeast. the latest in southeast georgia. vehicles at an army base.
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it was the eighth tornado in the southeast this week. the administration building at a federal minimum security prison for women in alabama was damaged. brazil's president says the zika virus has gone from a threat against the brazilian people. the government in brazil scrambling to start developing a vaccine. but until one is ready, the president says preventing mosquitoes from breeding is the best defense. the virus has caused thousands of babies in brazil to be born with unusually small heads. despite those efforts being are growing calls for the olympics to be canceled. medical ethicist arthur kaplan says it would be irresponsible for brazil to host thehe summer games in n e middle off a public health emergency. had the olympic committee tells abc news, it's keeping a close eye on the situation. very scary, especially for women. people who come in and i think it puts more stress on women in
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pregnant, you know, but i -- i don't know. i wonder if they'll really consider. >> a bode move to cancel the games. >> it would be very bold. probably the first ever. >> first we've heard of that. that other sporting event that everyone seems to be talking about, the super bowl, starting to come into sharper focus now that we're edging toward the weekend. carolina panthers quarterback cam newton is getting plenty of attention for his wardrobe. >> he's not offering any bulletin board materials to the broncos saying he respects denvnv quarterback pay the and manning and e ery other person with the manning last name. manning had a light moment yesterday revealing a nversation he had a couple years ago with his doctor. >> i said doc, i didn't ask you if i'm going to have a hip replacement. i didn't need to know that right here at age 37. but thanks for sharing. i look forward to that day when i'm 52 and have a hip replacement. >> manning also said he's not sure if he will face more surgy on his neck. he missed the 2011 season after
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and he turns 40 years old next month. so the when he says 52, that's only 12 years away. he's been playing for 18 years. tell you what, if he has a good game on sunday and they win, they won't be talking about any of this again. all of a sudden, it will be peyton manning is great again. >> do you think if he has a good day on sunday night that he stays in the game? >> i don't actually. i think if he wins he'll ride off into the sunset a winner. i think if at the loses though, then i think he might be pushed to come back. me and peytotoaren't boys. i don't know.. i'm not sure. that's just my guess. >> coming up, steven avery's supporters latest violent threats. >> in "the skinny" the ballad of larry and bernie. the king of cringe set to play e presidential hopeful, but sanders doing some acting himself. >> but first as the nation reveals the bernie madoff scheme that left so many in financial ruin, new concerns over others following in his foot steps. now take a look at tod's forecast across the country.
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no, parking spaces are not that hard to find in l.a. this lexus ended up on the roof after a collision on the road by the house. both the car and the house suffered extensive damage. the driver was also injured, as well. the all clear has been given in the city of manitowoc, wisconsin following a bomb threat. police say the threat was phoned in by a man who made reference to "getting
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be the convicted murderer of the subject of the netflix documentararmaking a murderer". the series suggests the theory that local depututs planted evidence. no device was found. bernie madoff is back in the headlines because e a tv mini ries. that debuted last night. he'll spend the rest of his life behind bars for running the biggest financial swindle in u.s. history. >> one crime fighter says there are other ponzi scams going on right now one even bigger than madoff's. here's abc's brian ross. >> reporter: bernard madoff is in this federal prison in north carolina. prisoner number 61727054, who once controlled billions of dollars, now works as a commissary delivery boy for less than a dollar an hour. >> bernie! bernie! >> reporter: but as portrayed by richard dreyfuss in the abc movie, madoff is considered a genius by his fellow criminals, for pulling off the biggest financial crime in american history. his former cellmate, j.d. winfield, in for bank robbery, is speaking publicly for the first time.
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caught. i think it was just, you know, tearing him up inside, what was going on. i think he was glad for it to come to a close. >> reporter: the movie also depicts how the one person whoho figured d all out, figured it out, harry mararpolos -- >> i'm accusing him of runnini a ponzi scheme. >> reporter: -- was ignored by the s.e.c. for years. was it that obvious, that easy to figure out this was a ponzi scheme? >> it took about five minutes to know, for sure, that it was a ponzi scheme. >> reporter: markopolos, now running a private fraud detection business, told abc news there are more like madoff. >> there are still more today. i'm working at three multibillion-dollar ponzi schemes today. >> reporter: including one, that markopolos says, could prove to be bigger than bernie madoff's. since the madoff scandal, and the sec says it has made reforms and cracked down on 61 other alleged ponzi schemes and now when harry calls, the s.e.c. brian ross news, new york. >> so glad to hear that they're now listening to him.
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us who aren't in the financial world. you always hear it's too big to fail or people coming forward talking about things and not really being heard by the higherups in the financial market, whether it's knowiwily or unknkwingly. >> "madoff" the movie airing on abc. part 2 is today. watched a little bit of that last night. forgot a lot of the details of this. i forgot he was the chairman of nasdaq and you know, $17 billion that he took from investors and not one trade. just incredible. richard dreyfuss doing a great job. >> he was really good. blythe danner, as well who plays ruth madoff. the mini series is based on brian ross's book about the madoffs. fascinating take. >> that's what i'll be doing tonight, watching part 2. >> very good. when we come back, bernie sanders as a comedic actor. yes. we'll show you. >> and j.lo as we've never seen her before.
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three more movies from 2017 to 2021. ten films in 20 years overall. >> that first "fast and furious" hit made it to the big screen in 2001. >> the action centered around illegal street racing and heists. and it made $3.9 billion worldwide. very popular, isn't it. >> very successful. >> comedian larry david got raves for his hilarious impersonization of bernie sanders on "saturday night live." you remember this. >> i don't have a super pac, you don't even have a backpack. i carry my stuff around loose in my arms like a professor, you know, between classes. i own one pair of underwear. that's it. >> nailed it. oh, it was really funny. but it was pretty good. >> he's great. i love it every time. i could watch that all day long. >> did you know bernie sanders once performed in a low budget comedy? >> did not.
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wedding reception," he plays a rabbi who tends to go off the rails while delivering the blessing. >> here's proof. >> just one quick thought. by the way, that free agency, free agency crap, that really gets me. $2 million here, they spend $12 million there. what's so free about that free agency? i can't take that anymore. okay. >> hey, bernie. if the presidential thing doesn't work out, you know, maybe acting could be plan b. >> yeah. incidentally, , rry david did a great job on that too, will host "snl" this saturday. a lot of people jumping for joy with that and hopefully, there will be more bernie sanders s impersonations on the way. >> so good. >> there will be a lot of disappointed people if he doesn't. >> stars of the music world will gather in l.a. for the grammys. but the cast of broadway's hottest show will be performing live from new york. "hamilton," the hip-hop
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of america on grammy night, the performance will be broadcast live from the show's own broadway theater. >> "hamilton" is up for a grammy and its cast album had the highest debut sales in half a century. it's nearly impossible to get a ticket, too. the show plans a chicago run for the fall. and the national tour begins in san francisco next spring. the grammys will be on monday, february 15th. >> i know you're a big fan. >> the only time i've bumped show tunes in my life. >> we know jennifer lopez as a glamorous singer and actor. a stunner on the red carpet. remember her at golden globes? she's also a beauty on stage including her new show in las vegas. but whwh j.lo is out of the spotlight, she looks like this. >> yep, that's jenny from the block in a fuzzy bathrobe. no makeup. that's her long time boyfriend casper smart. he shot this dub smash video. love all the expressions on her face. they look like they're having fun, right? >> they do. she's gorgeous even without makeup. here for ya? ugh. my sinuses are killing me.
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well, finally this half hour, gwyneth paltrow famously described her separation from husband chris martin as consciously uncoupling and now she calls their relationship coparenting. >> paltrow is opening up to glamour magazine saying she now loves martin like a brother. here's abc's linzie janis. >> reporter: gwyneth paltrow and chris martin making a conscious decision to put family first.rld nes and entrepreneur now sharing how they successfully coparent. after their conscious uncoupling. >> for chris and gwyneth,
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being conscientious of their circumstances, of the kids of what they were goioi through. d they've practitid what they've preached with that term. >> reporter: paltrow recently opening up to glamour magazine saying if you can't stay married, wouldn't the idea will be that you could still be a family? >> they spend holidays together, weekends. occasionally they'll sleep over at each other's houses. >> the cold played front man and actress remaining a strong family unit with their kids. paltrow telling glamour" we're not living together but he's more than welcome to be with us whenever he wants and vice versa. i sleep in his house in malibu a lot with the kids. we're still very much a family even though we don't have a romantic relationship. he's like my brother. the biggest concern mom paltrow has these days about her children? following in their parents' footsteps. they're natural so i feel like my mother whenever i said i wanted to be an actress, she said, oh, no, don't. paltrow creating her own definition of family. >> she said we really didn't have a personal example of what
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so she's kind of just creating this path as she g gs along. >> linzie janis, a a news, new yoyo. >> it's a good point. if your parents are divorced it's a difficult path to kind of make it work. the fact they're trying to be a family, i applaud that. >> raising children after divorce extremely difficult and can be challenging. they figured out something that works for them. so good for them. >> i don't know. i don't know if i would stay in my ex's house though, would you? >> again, that's -- >> that's putting your kids first in a big way. >> that's the whole point of this. they are absolutely doing all this for the children. you're right. it's going to be hard to explain to the new girlfriend or the new boyfriend. >> mommy might be down at the hotel. but i'll come back for breakfast.
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>> worked for them. making news in america this morning, democrats clash. bernie sanders and hillary clinton battling in new hampshire. a late nht town hall. taxes, health care, religion, a wide range of questionsrom voters and a new line of attack. plusus draman the gop campaign traiai donald trump's plane makakg an emergency landing with the billionaire on board. the awkward moment for jeb bush and two more republicans dropping out. armed and dangerous, a man holding a woman hostage a split-second decision by police officers. their dramatic ending. gorgeous on the gridiron, tom brady, cam newton, the list goes on and on. finally the question answered, just why are quarterbacks so doggone handsome? oh, good thursday morning.
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off in new hampshire. >> just five days away from the nation's first primary election. vermont senator bernie sanders taking aim on hillary clinton's progressive credentials as he defends his plan to raise taxes to pay for health care. >> and on the republican side, sparks are flying between donald trump and texas senator ted cruz amid charges o o fraud and dirty tricksks abc's bazi kanana has the latest now from washingtonon good morning, bazi. >> reporter: good morning, phillip. good morning, reena. hillary clinton and bernie sanders appeared separately at that televised town hall last night where we may have gotten a preview of the points they'll try to make in their debate tonight. the democrats lay out their differences in new hampshire. >> i think an objective assessment would say that there is more excitement and energy in our campaign. >> reporter: bernie sanders argues he is more electable than hillary clinton defends his plans to raise taxes to pay for universal health care. >> so we're going to pay a
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no longer goin to have to pay private health insurance premiums. >> reporter: and promises a progressive political revolution. >> we will raise the minimum wage. we will have health care for all people. >> it's very hard to see how any of his proposals could ever be achievable. >> reporter: clinton fights back against sanders' charges she's a moderate not a progressive. >> i'm a progressive that likes to get things done. >> reporter: fieldldg questions about speaking fees. >> did you have to be paid $675,000. >> i don't knowow that's what t ty offered so -- >> reporter: even that famous old theory from the '90s. >> do you still believe there is a vast right wing conspiracy? >> don't you. >> reporter: ted cruz fires back after donald trump accuses him of fraud for sending this e-mail to supporters on caucus day suggesting ben carson was dropping out of the race and told his team to spread the word to carson supporters. trump tweets ted cruz didn't win iowa, he stole it.
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nationality temper. >> i don't know anyone who would be comfortable with someone who behaves this way having his finger on the button. we're liable to wake up one morning and donald if he were president would have nuked denmark. >> reporter: and the republican field is a little smaller this morning with both rick santorum and rand paul dropping out. reena, phillip. >> bazi kanani live in washington, bazi, thank you. donald trump hit a major road bump on the campaign trail yesterday from 30,000 feet up. >> his p pvate jet forced to mama an emergency l lding in nashville after the pilot reported engine problems. there are no details on what exactly went wrong with the boeing 757. the faa is investigating but trump did manage to make it to an event in little rock, arkansas, 90 minutes late. earlier in the campaign trump accused jeb bush of being, quote, low energy. >> bush will be campaigning today in new hampshire. he has a town hall meeting
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think he's probably hoping to avoid another moment like what happened tuesday in hanover. >> i think the next president needs to be a lot quieter but send a signal that we're prepared to act in the national security interests of this country to get back in the business of creating a more peaceful world. please clap. >> ouch. >> oh, boy. no one said winning over the voters w wld be easy. >> we got to remind you of the republican debate before the new hampmpire primariri this saturday on abc. 8:00 p.m. eastern moderated by our own david muir and martha raddatz. the lineup will be announced later today. this week's severe storm system is now marching tough georgia. it spawned a tornado last night that loomed over this subdivision. tornado sirens clearly heard in the neighborhood. southeastern georgia. >> trees were knocked out and vehicles and buildings were damaged. one of them an elementary school is closedtoday.
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injuries. and take a look at the radar here. that storm system now is along the eastern seaboard all the way from northern florida up into new england. the heaviest rain will be in the south and some flash flooding is also possible. the sexual assault case against bill cosby isoving forward. a judge refused to throw out the case against the comedian and he allowed the current district attorney to remain involved. a former d.a. who testified for cosby claimed he had granted cosby immununy and the judge ignored that. cosby's attorneys say they will appeal the decision. emotions ran high on capitol hill in the first congressional hearings over the water crisis in flint. the chairman of the house oversight committee called on the u.s. marshals to hunt down the former emergency manager who failed to show for the hearing. and representative elijah cummings accused the governor of poisoning the children of flint. >> i want everybody who is
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be held accountable. we are the last line of defense and if we don't do it, nobody is going to do it. >> he got caught red-handed poisoning children in flint and the residents of flint. >> well, an attorney for that former flint emergency manager says his client will testify but he didn't have the time to prepare f f the hearing. the syrian peace talks on hold with each side claiming the other doesn't want an end to the fighting. one thing is clear, five years of civil war has taken its toll on the country as video taken by a drone and home shows blocks after block reduced to ruins. once the third largest homs has seen fierce fighting. this drone video was taken by a group with ties to the kremlin. from the fog of war to the fog of washington now, a week after the nation's capital was still digging out from a blizzard right now it's 57
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would be irresponsible for brazil to host t tummer games in the middle of a pububc health emergency. the u.s. olympic committee tellsls abc news it is keeping a close eye on the situation. now to that frightening explosion on board a jetliner over somalia. the pilot says a bomb blew the hole in the aircraft but officials have not confirmed that was the cause. the body of a man who might have been blown out of the jet was found on the ground not far away. if it was a bomb no group has claimed responsibility. here at home a terrifying police standoff played out in irving, texas. it was all caught on camera. 29-year-old ex-con christopher dew trying to rob a check cashing store grabbed a female employee and gun to her head as police arrived on the scene. he tried to force her into a car. that's when police fired. killing him on the spot. his hostage was thankfully not hurt. well, roh parking spaces, no, that's not because they're hard to find but in the los
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up on the roof after a collision on the road above this house. one firefighter said he had never seen anything like this before. both the car and the house suffered extensive damage. the driver was injured, as well. and luckily no one was injured in this accident in port st. lucie, florida, two bystanders, three police detectives were pulled a 73-year-old man out of his car after he crashed into a pond. he had been hit by another elderly driver. a 77-year-old woman which sent his car careening into that pond. also caught on camera what conservationists say is the only known wild jaguar in the u.s. they call him el jefe which means the boss seen outside tucson, arizona. they say he's been leaveivinin there over three years. > the cheapest s ser bowl ticket we could find on stubhub was just under $3,000.
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are free. >> good morning, it's "sportscenter." los angeles, neil everett, stan verrett. a couple of performances from the nba you absolutely have to see. >> wow. look how cool this is. the kids watching him in pregame then look how cool this is, the wizards watching him during the game. steph curry went for 36. in the first half! how about that? 25 in the first quarter. how about 51 for the game and this was a game, john wall had a great game, he made 11 threes. the warriors are 45-4. they're entertaining. only that could upstage this, russell westbrook, his third triple double in a row. his fifth in 11 games. d career high 19 rebounds. 24 points and 14 assists, he did
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took care of this. game winner, money to beat the magic, oklahoma city, 117-114. 37 for durant. including that one. >> you got the greatest nickname for those two. >> thunder buddies for life. yeah. >> isn't that greaty. >> and he's mine. back to you. >> thunder buddy, thank you. well, up next in "the pulse," cuteqbs. an important new study. why quarrbacks are so handsome. plus, plenty of legroom.
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start with a bunch of guys you probably know. we're talking about the guys from the nfl, the quarterbacks, the question, are they really the best-looking guys on the field? >> well, popular theory says attractive guys grow up to play quarterback because it's football's highest profile position. but a study in a new book finds signal callers lose out when their looks are compared to the other position players. among those positions found to have better looking guy, linebacker, wide receiver and defensive back. >> we do love a good arterback. >> yeah, they get all the attention. picturur of all thosese good-looking dudes right there and they have the most swagger. that's why. >> you were saying this. swag, it's not a position, it's the swag that you -- >> don't women like confidence. >> confidence is big. >> there you go and you needs tons of that. bad weather made for the return from the holiday travel period a nightmare this week for tens of thousands of chinese, but not this woman. she passed on bng rebooked on
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herself the only passenger left aboard a flight home. look at that. >> that's right. so she had the entire 737 to herself and the full attention. the china southern airlines flight crew. she said she felt kind of like a rock star. if that weren't enough they didn't even have to pay for her flight because her company paid for it. >> on a work trip. i wonder where she sat. >> i was curious if she was in economy, was she upgraded to first? >> that would notot be cool if theyeytill threw the c ctain on her. sorry, rules are rules. hope she got some extra peanut organization something? or the first class meal at least. a glass of champagne. >> we can only hope. hard not to yawn when you see someone else doing it and scientists say women are more susceptible to contagious yawning than men. >> they say it might be because women are more empathetic and that they're not afraid to yawn in response of others. the women picked up yawns about 55% of the time whereas men,
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i don't know if i agree with th. >> you say when you see someone else yawn you tend to yawn. >> absolutely. i'm not trying to hide a reaction just a reaction. >> could be that you're empathetic. >> witnessing the birth of a brand-new internet meme. >> it all started out with a redditser who postete the orange ke. he posed ass the orange duke caught falling asleep on the job the first dayorking an internship. couldn't resist. they snapped the photo and posted it on reddit. >> that is not cool. >> slumbering intn didn't think it was so funny and posted it to reddit. it did not take long for those clever people over at reddit to add their own embellish manies. >> it turns out the high stakes battle among graphic artists you see right there. this guy may yet turn into the internet star. see what sleeping gets you on the job. more news after this. he designs it to look fabulous from every angle.
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sanders offering different vws at a late night town hall overr o's more progressisi and donald truru has accused ted cruz of alleged campaign takes in iowa that could turn into a legal bat. bill cosby's attorneys say they will appeal a judge's decision to allow a sexual assault case against him to go forward. the latest southern tornado took aim at an army base in georgia yesterday evening. it tossed around cars and damaged buildingst ft. stewart but no injuries reported. looking at today's weather, moderate showers in the northwest. high surf there and in northern california snow in the rockies, cold in the midwest and heavy rain along the southeast coast. well, finally this morning we've all heard of love at first sight. what about getting married at second sight.
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age of social media. >> no node for a second or third datete let's get hed.
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making news in america this morning, democrats clash. bernie sanders and hillary clinton battling in new hampshire. a late night town hall. taxes, health care, religion, a wide range of questions from voters and a new line of aack. plus, drama on the gop campaign trail. donald trump's plane making an emergency landing with the billionaire on board. the awkward moment for jeb bush and two more republicans dropping out. armed and dangerous, a man holding a woman hostage. a split-second decision by police officers. the dramatic ending. gorgeous on the gridiron, tom brady, cam newton, the list goes on and on. finally the question answered, just why are quarterbackso doggone handsome? oh, good thursday morning. we begin with the gloves coming
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>> just five days away from e nation's first primary election, vermont senator bernie sanders taking aim on hillary clinton's progressive credentials as he defends his plan to raise taxes to pay for health care. and on the republican side, sparks are flying between donald trump and texas senator ted cruz amid charges of fraud and dirty tricks. abc's bazi kanani has the latest now from washington. good morning, bazi. >> reporter: good morning, phillip. good morning, reena. hillary clinton and bernie sanders appeared separately at that televised town hall last night where we may have gotten a preview of the points they'll try to make in their debate tonight. the democrats lay out their differences in new hampshire. > think an objective asasssment would say that there is more excitement and energy in our campaign. >> reporter: bernie sanders argues he is more electable than hillary clinton, defends his plans to raise taxes to pay for universal health care. >> so we're going to pay a little more in taxes but you're no longer going to have to pay private health insurance
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>> reporter: and promises a progressive political revolution. >> we will raise the minimum wage. people. >> it's very hard to see how any of his proposals could ever be achievable. against sanders' charges that progressive. >> i'm a progressive that likes to get things done. >> reporter: fielding questions about those speaking fees. >> did you have to be paid >> well, i don't k kw. that's what they offered so -- >> reporter: even that famous old theory from the '90s. >> do you still believe there is a vaststight wing conspiracycy >> don't you? >> reporter: the leading republicans in a new battle. ted cruz fires bk after donald trump accuses him of fraud for sending this e-mail to supporters on caucus day suggesting b carsowas dropping out of the race and cruz told his tm t spread the word to those carson supporters. trump tweets, "ted cruz didn't
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cruz accuses trump of a nasty temper. >> i don't know anyone who would be comfortable with someone who behaves this way having his finger on the button. i mean, we're liable to wake up one morning and donald if he were president would have nuked denmark. >> reporter: and the republican field is a little smaller this morning with both rick santorum and rand paul dropping out. reena, phillip. >> bazi kanani live in washington. bazi, thank you. donald trump hit a major ad bump on the campapan trail yesterday from about 30,000 feet up. >> his private jet was forced to make an emergency landing in nashville after the pilot reported engine problems. there are no details on what exactly went wrong with the boeing 757. the faa is investigating, but trump did manage to make it to an event in little rock, arkansas, 90 minutes late. and earlier in the campaign, trump accused republican rival jeb bush of being, quote, low energy.
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he has a town hall meeting scheduled in the town of dairy, and we would think he's probably hoping to avoid another moment like what happened tuesday in hanover. >> i think the next president needs to be a lot quieter but send a signal that we're prepared to act in the national security interests of this country to get back in the business of creating a more peaceful world. please clap. >> oucuc >h, boy. >> yeah, no one said winning over the voters was going to be easy. >> we got to remind you of the republican debate before the new hampshire primaries this saturday on abc, 8:00 p.m. eastern. it'll be moderated by our own david muir and martha raddatz. the lineup will be announced later today. this week's severe storm system is now marching through georgia. it spawned a tornado last night that loomed over this subdivision. tornado sirens clearly heard in the neighborhood. that twister left a trail of damage at an army base in southeastern georgia. >> trees were knocked out and vehicles and buildings were damaged. one of them, an elementary school, is closed today.
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injuries. and take a look at the radar here. that storm system now is along the eastern seaboard all the way from northern florida up into new england. the heaviest rain will be in the south and some flash flooding is also possible. the seseal assault case against t ll cosby is moving forward. a judge refuseseto throw out the case against theheomedian and he allowed the current districtct attorney to remain involved. a former d.a. who testified for cosby claimed he had granted the judge ignored that. cosby's attorneys say they will appeal the decision. well, emotions ran high on capitol hill in the first congressional hearings over the water crisis in flint. the chairman of the house oversight committee called on the u.s. marshals to hunt down the city's former emergency manager who failed to show for the hearing. and representative elijah cummings accused the governor of poisoning the children of flint. >> i want everybody who is
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be held accountable. we are the last line of defense, and if we don't do it, nobody is going to do it. >> he got caught red-handed poisoning children in flint and the residents of flint. >> well, an attorney for that former flint emergency manager says his client will testify but he didn't have the time to prepare for the hearing. the syrian peace talks are on hold with each side claiming the fighting. well, one thing is clear, five years of civil war has taken its toll on the country as h shows block after block reduced to ruins. once the third largest homs has seen fierce fighting between the two sides. this drone video was taken by a group with ties to the kremlin. from the fog of war to the fog of washington now, a week after the nation's capital was still digging out from a blizzard right now it's 57 degrees and that abrupt change
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take a look at these two shots of the white house. they were taken about an hour apapt, and it's from the famous hay-adams hotel. you see that heavy fog right there. you can barely see the white house. >> yeah. well, still ahead, a major malfunction at the irs affecting tax returns. and state of emergency. a governor sounding the alarm where zika cases are surfacing as new concerns emerge about the upcoming olympics in brazil, the epicenter of the current outbreak. plus, a car plunges into a pond. the driver's dramatic rescue ca on camera. on camera. does the smell of a freshly bound presentation fill you with optimism? do you love your wireless keyboard more than certain family members? is your success due to a filing system only you understand? does printing from your tablet to your wireless printer
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welcome back. we learned overnight that a three-year international saga could end tomorrow. wikileaks founder julian assange has been living in the ecuadorian embassy for three years and will walk out at noon tomorrow if he loses an appeal he filed with the u.n. well, the face of corporate greed is keeping his mouth shut. martin shkreli plans to plead the fifth when he appears today. shkreli has made no bones about jacking up the prices of prescriptiti drugs justt to make more profit.. bubu at a court hearing on securities fraud yesterday, his new attorney said the 32-year-old will no longer be giving interviews or posting on social media. real estate heir robert durst has pleaded guilty to a weapons charge in new orleans. he has been in custody since last year. just as an hbo documentary series was airing. it detailed his links to several murders and yesterday's deal
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if a judge approves the deal it could clear the way for durst's extradition to california to face charges for the murder of a former friend. well, don't bother trying to file your taxes this morning, the irs tax processing computer system has had a hardware failure in the e-file services offline until at least later today. it doesn't expect major disruptions in service or significant delays in proceceing refunds but if you fifi through a service, go ahead. the service will hold on to your return untnt the irss ready are to it. attention, subway sandwich fans. next time you go bring another dollar with you. they are adding a buck to its $5 footlong. it will now be $6. subway says the price hike comes down to economics and the costs have gone up since the 5$5 foot long debuted.
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when we come back a life and death standoff. a man holding a woman hostage when police make a daring move. and on the roof, how did a
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was intentionally set off to prevent an accidenen later. the areaas populul with outdoorsmeme who s setimes triggerravalanches. thisis controlled avalanche made sure a key road stays open. other roads in the northern rockies and cascades are likely to be snow covered this morning. drivers can expect wet roads in the northwest and along the eastern seaboard, possibly even flooding in the south. a little slippery from know near the northern great lakes. if you're flying, airport delays are likeliest in boston. now to the latest on the zika virus outbreak. the governor of florida has declared a health emergency in virus. >> at least nine cases of the mosquito-borne illness detected in florida. health officials believe all of the cases are from people who contracted the disease elsewhere. and the president of brazil says the virus has gone from a distant nightmare to a real people. >> some are saying that health threat in brazil should force olympics.
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would be irresponsible for brazil to host the summer gamam in the middle o o a public health emergency. the u.s. olympic committee tells abc news it is keeping a close eye on the situation. now to that frightening explosion on board a jetliner over somalia. the pilot says a bomb blew the hole in the aircraft but officials have not confirmed that was the cause. the body of a man who might have been blown out of the jet was away. if it was a bomb no group has claimed responsibility. here at home a terrifying police standoff played out in irving, texas. it was all caught on camera. 29-year-old ex-con christopher dew trying to rob a check cashing store grabbed a female employee and gun to her head as police arrived on the scene. he tried to force her into a car. that's when police fired. killing him on the spot. his hostata was thananully not hurt. well, rohoh parking spaces, no, that's not because they're hardrdo find butn theos
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up on the roof after a collision on the road above this house. one firefighter said he had never seen anything like this before. both the car and the house suffered extensive damage. the driver was injured, as well. and luckily no one was injured in this accident in port st. lucie, florida, two bystanders, three police detectives were pulled a 73-year-old man out of his car after he crashed into a pond. he had been hit by another elderly driver. a 77-yeaold woman which sent his car careening into that pond. also caught on camera what conservationists say is the only known wild jaguar in the u.s. they call him el jefe which means the boss seen outside tucson, arizona. they say he's been leaveiving there over three years. the cheapest super bowl ticket we could find on stubhub was just under $3,000.
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are free. >> good morning, it's "sportscenter." los angeles, neil everett, stan verrett. a couple oferformances from the nba you absolutely have to see. >> wow. look how cool this is. the kids watching him in pregame then look how cool this is, the wizards watching him during the game steph curry went for 36. in the first half! how about that? 25 in the first quarter. how about 51 for the game and this was a game, john wall had a great game, he made 11 threes. the warriors are 45-4 they're entertrtning. only thattouldupstage this, russell westbrook, his third triple double in a row. his fifth in 11 games. had a career high 19 rebounds. 24 points and 14 assists, he did
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took care of this. game winner, money to beat the magic, oklahoma city, 117-114. 37 for durant. including that one. >> you got the greatest nickname for those two. >> thunder buddies for life. yeah. >> isn't that greaty. >> and he's mine. back to you. >> thunder buddy, thank you. well, up next in "the pulse," c qbs. an important new study. why quarterbacks are so handsome. plus, plenty of legroom.
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start with a bunch of guys you probably know. we're talking about the guys from the nfl, the quarterbacks, the question, are they really the best-looking guys on the field? >> well, popular theory says attractive guys grow up to play quarterback because it's football's highest profile position. but a study in a new book finds signal callers lose out when their looks are compared to the other position players. among those positions found to have better looking guy, linebacker, wide receiver and defensive back. >> we do love a good quarterback. >> yeah, they get all the attention. pictures of all those good-looking dudes right there and they have the most swagger. that's why. >> you were saying this. swag, it's not a position, it's the swag that you -- >> don't women like confidence. >> confidence is big. >> there you go and you needs tons of that. bad weather made for the return from the holiday travel period a nightmare this week for tens of thousands of chinese, but nothis woman. she passedd on being rebooked on
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hersrsf the onlyy passenger left aboard a flight home. look at that. >> that's right. so she had the entire 737 to herself and the full attention. the china southern airlines flight crew. she said she felt kind of like a rock star. if that weren't enough they didn't even have to pay for her flight because her company paid for it. >> on a work trip. i wonder where she sat. >> i was curious if she was in economy, was she upgraded to first? >> that would not be cool if they still threw the curtain on her. sorry, rules are rules. hope she got some extra peanut organization something? or the first class meal at least. a glass of champagne. >> we can only hope. hard not to yawn when you see someone else doing it and scientists say women are more susceptible toontagious yawning than men. >> they say it might be because women are more empathetic and that they're not afraid to yawn in response of others. the women picked up yawns about 55% of the time whereas men,
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i don't know if i agree with this. >> you say when you see someone else yawn you tend to yawn. >> absolutely. i'm not trying to hide a reaction. just a reaction. >> could be that you're empathetic. >> witnessing the birth of a brand-new internet meme. >> it all started out with a reddit user who posted the orange duke. he posed as the orange duke caught falling asleep on the job the first day working an internship. couldn't resist. they snapped the photo and posted it on reddit. >> that is not cool. >> slumbering intern didn't think it was so funny and posted it to reddit. it did not take long for those clever people over at reddit to add their ownwn embellish manies. >> it turns out the high stakes battle among graphic artists you see right there. this guy may yet turn into the next internet star. see what sleeping gets you on the job. more news after this. he designs it to look fabulous from every angle.
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sanders offering different views at a late night town hall over who's more progressive and donald trump has accused ted cruz of alleged campaign takes in iowa that could turn into a legal bat. bill cosby's attorneys say they will appeal a judge's decision to allow a sexual assault case against him to go forward. the latest southern tornado took aim at an army base in georgia yesterday evening. it tossed around cars and damaged buildings at ft. stewart but no injuries reported. looking at today's weather, moderatehowers in the northwest. high surf there and in northern california, snow in the rockies, cold in the midwest and heavy rain along the southeast coast. well, finallylyhis morning we've all heard of love att first sight. what about getting married at second sight.
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age of social net connection as a sign. >> no node for a second or third date.
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>> stay with us for "gma." makingews in america this morning, democrats clash. bernie sanders and hillary clinton battling in new hampshire. a late night town hall. taxes, health care, religion, a wide range of questions from vors and a new line of attack. plus, drama on the gop campaign trail. donald trump's plane making an emergency landing with the billionaire on board. the awkward moment for jeb bush and two more republicans dropping out. armed and dangerous, a man holding a woman hostage. a split-second decision by police officers. the dramatic ending. gorgeous on the gridiron, tom brady, cam newton, the list goes on and on. finally the question answewed, just why are quarterbacks so doggone handsome? oh, good thursday morning.
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off in new hampshire. >> jusfive days away from the nation's first primary election, vermont senator bernie sanders taking aim on hillary clinton's progressive credentials as he defends his plan to raise taxes to pay for health care. and on the republican side, sparks are flying between donald trump and texas senator ted cruz amid charges of fraud and dirty tricks. abc's bazi kanani has the latest now from washington. good morning, bazi. >> reporter: good morning, phillip. good morning, reena. hillararclinton and bernie sandnds appeared separatelelat that televisis town hall last night where we may have gotten a try to make in their debate tonight. the democrats lay out their differences in new hampshire. >> i think an objective assessment would say that there is more excitement and energy in our campaign. >> reporter: bernie sanders argues he is more electable than hillary clinton, defends his plans to raise taxes to pay for >> so we're going to pay a little more in taxes but you're no longer going to have to pay private health insurance
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>> reporter: and promises a progressive political revolution. >> we will raise the minimum wage. we will have health care for all people. >> it's very hard to see how any of his proposalslsould ever be achievable. >> reporter: clinton fights back against sanders' charges that she's a moderate not a progressive. >> i'm a progressive that likes to get things done. >> reporter: fielding questions about those speaking fees. >> did you have to be paid $675,000? >> well, i don't know. that's what they offered so -- >> reporter: even that famous old theory from the '90s. >> do you still believe there is a vast right wing conspiracy? >> d't you? >> reporter: the leading republicans in a new battle. ted cruz fires back after nald trump accuses him of fraud for sending this e-mail to supporters on caucus day suggesting ben carson was dropping out of the race and cruz told his team to spread the word to those carson suppopoers. ump tweets, "ted cruz didn't
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cruz accuses trump of a nasty temper. >> i don't know anyone who would be comfortable with someone who behaves this way having his i mean, we're liable to wake up one morning and donald if he were president would have nuked denmark. >> reporter: and the republican field is a little smaller this morning with both rick santorum and rand paul dropping out. reena, phillip. >> bazi kanani live in washington. bazi, thank you. donald trump hit a major road bump on the campaign trail yesterday from about 30,000 feet up. >> his private jet was forced to make an emergency landing in nashville after the pilot reported engine problems. there are no details on what exactly went wrong with the boeing 757. the faa is investigating, but trump did manage to make it to an event in little rock, arkansas, 90 minutes late. and earlier in the campaign, trump accused republican rival jeb bush of being, quote, low energy. >> bush will be campaigning
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he has a town hall meeting scheduled in the town of dairy, and we would think he's probably hoping to avoid another moment like what happened tuesday in hanover. >> i think the next president needs to be a lot quieter but send a signal that we're prepared to act in the national security interests of this country to get back in the business of creating a more peaceful world. please clap. >> ouch. >> oh, boy. >> yeah, no one said winning over the voters was going to be easy. >> we got to remind you of the republican debate before the new hampshire primaries this saturday on abc, 8:00 p.m. eastern. it'll be moderated by our own david muir and martha raddatz. the lineup will be announced later today. this week's severe storm system is now marching through georgia. it spawned a tornado last night that loomed over this subdivision. tornado sirens clearly heard in the neighborhood. that twister left a trail of damage at an army base in southeastern georgia. >> trees were knocked out and vehicles and buildings were damaged.
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there are no reports o oany injuries. and take a looooat the radar here. that storm sysysm now is along the eastern seaboard all the wayay from northern florida up into new england. the heaviest rain will be in the south and some flash flooding is also possible. the sexual assault case against bill cosby is moving forward. a judge refused to throw out the case against the comedian and he allowed the current district attorney to remain involved. a former d.a. who testified for cosby claimed he had granted the judge ignored that. cosby's attorneys say they will appeal the decision. well, emotions ran high on capitol hill in the first congressional hearings over the water crisis in flint. the chairman of the house oversight committee called on the u.s.s.arshals to hunt down theecity's former emergency manager who failed to show for the hearing. and representative elijah cummings accused the governor of poisoning the children of flint. >> i want everybody who is
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be held accountable. we are the last line of defense, and if we don't do it, nobody is going to do it. >> he got caught red-handed poisoning children in flint and the residents of flint. >> well, an attorney for that former flint emergency manager says his client will testify but he didn't have the time to prepare for the hearing. the syrian p pce talks are on hold with each side claiming the other doesn't want an end to the fighting. well, one thing is clear, five years of civil war has taken its h shows block after block reduced to ruins. once the third largest homs has seen fierce fighting between the two sides. this drone video was taken by a group with ties to the kremlin. from the fog of war to the fog of washington now, a week after the nation's capital was still digging out from a blizzard right now it's 57
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producing heavy fog. take a look at these two shots of the white house. they were tatan about an hour apart, and it's fromomhe famous hay-adams hotel. you see that heavy fog right there. you can barely see the white house. >> yeah. well, still ahead, a major malfunction at the irs affecting tax returns. and state of emergency. a governor sounding the alarm where zika cases are surfacing as new concerns emerge about the upcoming olympics in brazil, the epicenter of the current outbreak. plus, a car plunges into a pond. the driver's dramatic rescue caught on camera. on camera. does the smell of a freshly bound presentation fill you with optimism? do you love your wireless keyboard more than certain family members? is your success due to a filing stem only you understand? does printing from your tablet to your wireless printer give you a jolt of confidence?
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in the city of manitowoc, wisconsin, following a bomb threat. the threat was phoned in by a man who made reference to, quote, getting justice for steven, it's believed to be steven avery, the convicted murderer who is the subject of the netflix documentary "making a murderer." it suggests the possibility that deputies planted evidence. no device was found. well, the face of corporate eed is keeping his mouth shut. martin shkreli plans to plead the fifth when he appears at a congressional hearing today on high drug prices. shkreli has made no bones about jacking up the prices of prescription drugs just to make more profit. but at a court hearing on securities fraud yesterday, his new attorney said the 32-year-old will no longer be giving interviews or posting on social media. real estate heir robert durst haeaded guilty to a weapons charge in new orleans. durst has been in custody since last year just as an hbo documentary series was airing. it detailed his links to several murders. in yesterday's deal durst agreed
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if a judge approves the deal, it could clear the way for durst's extradition to california to face charges for the murder of a former friend. well, don't bother trying to file your taxes this morning, the irs tax processing computer system has had a hardware failure and the e-file service is offline until at least later today. the tax agency says it doesn't expect major disruptions in service or significant delays in processing refunds, but if you file through a service, go ahead. the service will hold on to your return until the irs is ready for it. >>and attention, subway sandwich fans. next time you go, bring another llar with you. we say that because subway is adding a b bk to the price of its famous $5 foototng. it will now be $6. subway says the price hike comes down to economics and says the costs have gone up since the $5 footlong debuted nine years ago. >> you could always just go with a six-inch. >> you could, you could, but the $5 ones had such a ring to it.
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went with it. >> uh-huh. when we come back, a life and death standoff. a man holding a woman hostage when police make a daring move. and on the roof, how did a
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was intentionally set off to prevent an accident later. the area is popular with outdoorsmen who sometimes travalanches. this controlled avalanche made sure a key road stays open. other roads in the northern rockies and cascades are likely to be snow covered this morning. drivers can expect wet roads in the northwest and along the eastern seaboard, possibly even flooding in the south. a little slippery from know near the northern great lakes. if you're flying, airport lays areikeliest inn boston. n n to the latest o o the zika virus outbreak. the governor of florida has declared a health emergency in four counties because of the viru >> at least nine cases of the mosquito-borne illness detected in florida. health officials believe all of the cases are from people who contracted the disease elsewhere. and the president of brazil says the virus has gone from a distant nightmare to a real threat against the brazilian people. >> some are saying that health threat in brazil should force the cancellation of the olympics.
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are free. >> good morning, it's "sportscenter." los angeles, neil everett, stan verrett. a couple of performances from the nba you absolutely have to see. >> wow. look how cool this is. the kids watching him in pregame then look how cool this is, the wizards watching him during the game. steph curry went for 36. in the first half! how about that? how about 51 for the game and this was a game, john wall had a great game, he made 11 threes. the warors are 45-4. they're entertaining. only that could upstage this, russell westbrook, his third triple double in a row. his fifth in 11 games. had a career high 19 rebounds. 24 points and 14 assists, he did
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start with a bunch o o guys you probably know. we're t tking about the guys from the nfl, the quarterbacks, the question, are they really the best-looking guys on the field? >> well, popular theory says attractive guys grow up to play quarterback because it's football's highest profile position. but a study in a new book finds signal callers lose out when their looks are compared to the other position players. among those positions found to ve better looking guy, linebacker, wide receiver and defensive back. >> we do love a good quarterback. >> yeah, they get all the attention. pictures of all those good-loooong dudes righthere that's why. >> you were s sing this. swag, it's not a position, it's the swag that you -- >> don't women like confidence. >> confidence is big. >> there you go and you needs tons of that. bad weather made for the return from the holiday travel period a nightmare this week for tens of thousands of chinese, but not this woman. she passed on being rebooked on
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herself the only passenger left aboard a flight home. look at that. >> that's right. so she had the entire 737 to heheelf and theullattention. the china southern airlines flight crew. she said she felt kind of like a rock star. if that weren't enough they didn't even have to pay for her flight because her company paid for it. >> on a work trip. i wonder where she sat. >> i was curious if she was in economy, was she upgraded to first? >> that would not be cool if they still threw the curtain on her. sorry, rules are rules. hope she got some extra peanut organization something? or the first class meal at least. a glass of champagne. >> we can only hope. hard not to yawn when you see someone else doing it and scientists say women are more susceptible to c ctagious yawning than men. >> they say it might be because women are more empathetic and that they're not afraid to yawn in response of others. the women picked up yawns about 55% of the time whereas men,
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time. i don't know if i agree with this. >> you say when you see someone else yawn you tend to yawn. >> absolutely. i'm not trying to hide a reaction. just a reaction. >> could be that you're empathetic. >> witnessing the birth of a brand-new internet meme. >> it all started out with a reddit user who posted the orange duke. he posed as the orange duke caught falling asleep on the job the first day working an internship. couldn't resist. they snapped the photo and posted it on reddit. >> that is not cool. >> slumbering intern didn't think it was so funny and posted it to reddit. it did not take long for those clever people over at reddit to add their own embellish manies. >> it turns out the high stakes battle among graphic artists you see right there. this guy may yet turn into the next internet star. see what sleeping gets you on the job. more news after this. he designs it totoook fabulous from m ery angle.
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sanders offering different views at a late night town hall over who's more progressive and donald trump has accused ted cruz of alleged campaign takes in iowa that could turn into a legal bat. bill cosby's attorneys s s they will appeal a judge's cision to allow aexual assault case against him to go forward. the latest southern tornado took aim at an army base in georgia yesterday evening. it tossed around cars a damaged buildings at ft. stewart but no injuries reported. looking at today's weather, moderate showers in the northwest. high surf there and in northern california, snow in the rockies, cold in the midwest and heavy rain along the southeast coast. well, finally this morning sight. what about getting married at second sight. >> chalk it upp to love in the age of social media. a couple who never met in person holding a spontaneous wedding just seconds after meeting for
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kabc's leticia juarez has the story. >> reporter: this couple met a year ago on instagram. it wasn't until last friday they met face-to-face, kissed and then had an insta marriage ceremony at the airport. >> take a gamble because love is worth it. >> reporter: it started over their mutual interest on poetry on an instagram pagege harris from murrietaand van in new york messaged each other back and forth. five days into the online courtship, they took their romance offline. >> i said call me. i can't keep up. call me. we talked for five hours that first time and just went from there. >> reporter: accepting each other poe weapons and videos through, you guessed it, instagram. >> you're so limited on what you can do with each other that you have to dig deeper into each other to find out about them. >> reporter: then three weeks ago during an exchange on instagram, friends suggested they get married. so harris popped the question.
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we get hitched? and there was about a three-minute pause. >> i tried to comment back and i lost my internet connection and it said failed. all of a sudden we're waiting. >> reporter: vann quit his job as a chef and bought a one way ticket to california. harris needed to get her boys' blessing. >> why did you say yes. >> because i wanted toher to get married again so she can have an easier time. >> reporter: they have to make this instaam marriage legal and plan to do that soon. >> we'reoing to take it wherever it goes but i know i'll never leave her side. >> reporter: abc 7 shgsnews. >> i would have taken the loss of internet connection as a sign. >> no node for a second or third
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