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the viral video of a dog taking a vet for a ride. well, good wednesday morning. breaking news in that weeks' long standoff on federal land in oregon. >> investigators making several arrests overnight following a deadly confrontation between militia members and the fbi, the confrontation happening during a traffic stop outside the occupy wildlife refuge. >> when the smoke cleared the group's leader was in custody and their spokesman killed in the gunfire. overnight a weeks' long standoff turning deadly. >> well, i've heard a couple of people were shot and one person is dead. >> reporter: investigators moving in taking down militia members who have occupied federal land in oregon since the beginning of the year. group members driving to a meeting when police pulled their vehicle over, then a violent
out, the group's spokesman robert lavoy finicum killed in the gunfire. authorities arresting eight people including the group's leader amman bundy. this morning ammon's wife telling abc news the men were cooperating with police during the traffic stop. >> when they got out of the vehicle, they told them to get down on the ground with their hands on their head, which they did, and they just unloaded on him and just shot him like a whole bunch of times. and they killed him. >> reporter: authorities have released little information about the confrontation including who fired first. townspeople people growing frustrated with the occupation hoping this is the end of the 24-day standoff. >> i'm glad to see an end to this. hopefully it is an end to this. >> a local hospital was on lockdown as a follower who was injured in the shoot-out got treatment there. reports say that injured person is ryan bundy, ammon's brother. much more on this story later on "good morning america." turning now to our other big
donald trump shaking up the republican campaign once again saying he's not going to take part in tomorrow's debate on fox news. >> the network issued a statement mocking trump for his ongoing attacks on moderator megyn kelly. trump fired back calling it a pathetic attempt to build up ratings and that without him fox will have no ratings. >> but trump is pulling away from the pack. a new abc news/"washington post" poll shows the billionaire in the lead nationally among republicans with 37%. politico experts say those poll numbers are strong enough that trump doesn't need tomorrow night's debate. with less than a week until the iowa caucuses, donald trump stunning the political world refusing to take part in the final debate before votes are cast. thursday's republican debate hosted by fox news. >> i won't be doing the debate. i'm going to have something else in iowa. we'll do something where we raise money for the veterans and the wounded warriors. >> trump's absence will leave the main debate stage without a big ratings draw and a
>> let's see how much money fox is going to make on the debate without me. >> trump continuing to blast one of the debate moderators on social media. >> megyn kelly is really biased against me. >> his main rival, senator ted cruz, reacting to the news implying trump is scared of kelly and offered a challenge. >> i would like to invite donald right now to engage in a one-on-one debate with me any time between now and the iowa caucuses. >> on the democratic side, senator bernie sanders appearing to be closing in on hillary clinton in iowa. so confident he took a detour to neighboring minnesota drawing thousands at rallies in st. paul and duluth. >> thank you so much. what a turnout. wow. >> but clinton ahead by double digits in national polls emphasizing her experience. >> i do want you to know that i'm not just shouting slogans, i'm not just engaging in rhetoric. i've thought this through. i have a plan. >> and back to the debate controversy, last night fox news
welcome to take part in the debate, but he will not be allowed to dictate the moderators or the questions. a u.s. citizen is in custody accused of plotting to kill 30 people inside a wisconsin masonic temple. prosecutors say samy mohamed hamzeh planned to storm the temple in milwaukee with a machine gun. agents say the 23-year-old was caught on surveillance tape describing in detail his cold-blooded mission saying "annihilate everyone. when we go into a room, we will be killing everyone." >> to the west coast now and new this morning a manhunt is under way after i deadly shooting. two killed and three injured in the gunfire that broke out near downtown inside a well-known homeless camp. police say the shooting was very targeted, and they are searching for two persons of interest. in cleveland in the meantime, the police union is vowing to fight after six police officers were fired over a controversial shooting which
officers fired a total of 137 shots during the incident. this was back in 2012. both occupants of this car were killed. a union spokesman blasted the decision to fire the officers calling it politically motivated and insane. well, the reward for information on those california escapees has now grown to $200,000. the three men were all awaiting trial for violent crimes, one of them even being compared to notorious movie killer hannibal lecter. investigators believe the three dangerous inmates may still be in the region due to their local ties to vietnamese gangs. the so-called affluenza teen ethan couch could be back in texas this week. his mexican attorney says couch has decided to drop his appeal against deportation. couch and his mother fled to mexico after a video surfaced appearing to show couch at a party where people were drinking. that could be a violation of his probation for his drunk driving accident that left four people dead. washington, d.c. is getting
time-lapsed video now from the capitol building shows the national mall being buried by the blizzard. this morning the federal government finally re-opens with a three-hour delay. the city's schools are also re-opening today, but most in northern virginia will not. air travel also seems to be getting back to normal. so far less than three dozen flights canceled today compared to more than 700 yesterday and some 13,000 since the blizzard started. now it's florida's turn. as you can see here on the weather radar, heavy rain and gusty storms moving into the sunshine state this morning. there's a risk of flooding in central and southern florida, and there may also be some thunderstorms, as well. well, still ahead, is it the end of the atm cards? the big banks soon allowing withdrawals with your phone. plus, survival story. a woman pulled from her snow-covered car days after the blizzard. and concerns growing over the zika virus causing birth defects. president obama holding a meeting and one country asking
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well, toyota remains the number one automaker in the world for a fourth year in a row. the company sold just over 10 million vehicles last year. volkswagen which overtook toyota in sales in the first half of the year suffered in the second half from that emissions scandal. we'll add this to the list of things your smartphone can do, withdraw money from your atm. chase bank is upgrading all of its machines this year. eventually customers will just tap their phones against an atm but they still will be able to use a debit card if they prefer. another new feature, withdrawals up to $3,000. >> that's what i'm looking forward to. just need 3,000 bucks. okay, so it seems that oprah's loss is shareholders' gain. weight watchers stock jumped 18% after a new ad featuring winfrey declaring she has lost 26 pounds and she claims she still managed to eat bread every single day. the company's stock also soared in october when the talk show queen bought a 10% stake.
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weather there in ther los angeles area yesterday afternoon was bright and sunny except this parking lot. a car hit a fire hydrant and, whoosh, suddenly you're looking at old faithful in downtown van nuys. >> roads should be drier in southern california this morning but not in the pacific northwest, and there's a good chance of flooding throughout florida and much of the gulf and south atlantic coast. drivers should watch for slippery roads near the great lakes. if you're flying, airport delays likeiest in miami. well, two thrill seeking b.a.s.e. jumpers who parachuted off a bridge vanished and now presumed to be dead. >> they have a helmet cam showing the first jumpers now identified as kate connell taking off then landing successfully and then she's overcome by waves and is never seen on the video again. her partner went in after her
>> they were amazing humans. beautiful, happy people, stoked on life. >> investigators say connell is an experienced skydiver, but all they're saying about the man is that he is from finland. well, classes are canceled today in one indianapolis school district following the death of a veteran principal. susan jordan was struck and killed when a bus jumped the curb in front of her elementary school. witnesses say jordan pushed two students from harm's way before she was hit. she was not sure what caused the bus to accelerate. veteran character actor abe vigoda passed away. he was best known for playing sal tessio in "the godfather" and "the godfather ii" and also played fish on the tv show "barnie miller" and had a long career in the theater business. abe vigoda was 94 years old. rescue workers are still finding people stranded by the blizzard of 2016.
just outside d.c., one woman had been stuck in her car since the storm began on friday. she's been living in the vehicle since her home in that neighborhood was condemned. neighbors were concerned when they didn't see her after the storm. >> it was located on a side street that hadn't been plowed so the humvee was able to get to the vehicle and the soldiers were able to get her out. >> those rescuworkers say the woman resisted leaving the vehicle. she was taken to a hospital and treated for hypothermia. time for sports and highlights from the nba and college ball. >> here are the fellas at espn. >> good morning, "sportscenter." los angeles. >> yeah. >> i'm stan. you go first. >> i'm wearing makeup. let's go to madison square garden. oklahoma city and the new york knicks. that's how stan and i dance before we come out on the show. >> no, that's how you dance. >> well, yeah. >> thank you. >> i'll dance with dee then. okay? how about that? there you go. >> she did your makeup. >> yeah. and arron afflalo shot like 50 times and made four. he had an awful night shooting.
finnegan. would have won the game. didn't go. durant, in the paint, it goes. durant goes for 44, thunder in ot by a six-pack. how about this finish, virginia and wake forest in the acc. less than 25 seconds to play. virginia down 7. they were down 10 with a minute and change to play. malcolm brogdon stripped by crawford, and virginia gets it back. marial shayok open for theree an banging it. virginia down four after some free throws, brogdon, yes, sir, a one-point game and virginia, 1 for 13 on its first 14 three-point tries but they hit four in the final minute, three in the final 17 seconds including that one from darius thompson to win the game and virginia takes it 72-71 over wake forest. >> that was crazy. >> sure was. all right, that's all we got for you. >> we have more but that's all you get. >> back to you. >> thanks, fellas. up next in "the pulse," behind the scenes.
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yesterday, so they released this video, interviews with the cast and a look at scenes being filmed. >> okay, so it shows an updated version of a "full house" set and an excited audience. cast members say it's just like the old times. >> you know, i'm still holding out that the olsen twins make a surprise visit at the last minute that nobody in the industry knows about because we want to see what they're up to. >> they're the only hold-outs, aren't they? >> absolutely. mary-kate and ashley olsen, we're talking about you. >> hopefully they make it. all right, a video of a toddler in south carolina is going viral. the little girl's parents, well, they put her to bed and then they left the room. >> so after mom and dad were watching the baby monitor and they captured this. >> thank you, santa claus. thank you, my daddy. thank you, my mommy and pop. amen. >> amen. >> amen, little baby.
>> and so apparently her parents put her to bed early because they wanted to watch the rest of the panthers game. you were saying earlier, we are thinking maybe she prayed for the panthers to win because -- >> that did it. that did it so she might need to be put to bed early come super bowl night. >> yeah. >> she did this all by herself for two minutes, and she was giving thanks for her grandparents, her grandfather, even santa claus. >> yeah. >> i was saying to you earlier kids are used to routine, and so she was just following her routine even if her parents forgot the prayers that night. >> her parents were busy watching the game. you got to file this under don't try this at home. a spanish bullfighter, francisco riviera, posted photos on instagram showing himself in action right there. but do you catch it? look at the picture right there. he's holding his baby daughter. now rivera is being investigated for child abuse, endangering the child. why, kendis? why would you do this? >> because it's tradition. look at the photo on the left. rivera says his father carried him in the ring, and he's done it with his older daughter, as
so there's nothing wrong with it but i should point out, the little girl that's in his arm, his left arm is only 5 months old. >> that is, by the way, folks, a bull in front of the little baby there. did we miss that part? >> yeah. so this was during -- it wasn't during an actual like bull fighting match. it was actually a training session. >> but it's a bull, kendis. but it's a bull. >> a lot of people on instagram have been taking -- >> i have a feeling that -- [ speaking a foreign language ] >> is that french? >> that's actually spanish. next, the big dog who wanted no part in a doctor's visit. >> sometimes getting dogs to cooperate can be a little tough. and this video that's proof. it was posted on youtube. you see there, you can see veterinarians struggling with a big dog and suddenly, boom, he's off, he takes off with the vet actually on his back. look at that video. >> okay, so the people actually who were in the room, they actually thought it was kind of funny.
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some snow showers around the great lakes. severe storms and heavy rain along the gulf coast and throughout florida. okay, so we know that some people will actually be watching super bowl 50, the actual game because it is shaping up to be a good matchup, the panthers versus the broncos, two great quarterback, of course >> that's right, but others will be watching for the commercials and abc's chris connelly gives us a sneak peek at some of the hottest commercials. >> reporter: from date nights and websites to bud lights. >> will you get the middle of my back? >> there is no back. >> reporter: candy bars and fancy cars. plus, movie stars with pikachu and tyler too. the ads slated for super bowl 50 shape up to be another elite group, and they better be with 30-second spots on the telecast said to be going for as much as $5 million, major impact is a must have. >> there are very few places advertisers can go to get a lot of people in one shot and the
last year the super bowl had a record 114 million viewers. that sort of opportunity simply doesn't exist in this day and age. >> reporter: aerosmith's steven tyler walking this way for skittles. website creator squarespace nabbing key & peele. >> starring the incomparable liam neeson. >> reporter: and, yes, liam neeson himself representing for lg electronics. soccer great abby wambach sings the mini cooper's praises while christopher walken weighs in for kia. amy schumer and seth rogen are beer bottle buddies and comic t.j. miller will have his modesty on tap. >> it'll be the greatest super bowl commercial of all time. do you understand? >> reporter: while three different shot by amateur clips are competing for doritos' 30-second spot. all eager to get your attention the way budweiser's lost puppy did in super bowl xlix last year so don't go away. chris connelly, abc news, los angeles.
>> it was very cute. >> yeah. >> a lot of people will be watching. and we do thank you for watching us. that's what's making news in america this morning. >> stay with us for "good morning america," everyone. have a great wednesday.you're watching kcrg-tv9. now, from your 24 hour news source, this is ??? . suspicious substance at the airport. authorities are still on scene. more to come in a few minutes. plenty of protestors and supporters showed up at a donald trump event. some of those in the crowd were even called out to come on stage. the city of coralville is honoring a former university of iowa football coach. they're hoping the tribute will be ready by next fall. good wednesday morning!