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with people. >> reporter: today's preconclave meeting is a precursor to the main event. it's forbid on the talk about potential candidates. there's jockeying and roundabout politicking. >> we'll pray together, talk together, get to know each other better. >> reporter: starting today until the conclave, there will be serious discussions about the state of the church. >> we're going to hear rather subtle hints dropped, perhaps, about who might be able to lead the church or what qualities we need in a new pope. >> reporter: the new pope will take over a church plagued by a sex abuse scandal. on sunday, britain's keith o'brien, a well-known cardinal apologized and admitted his sexual conduct has fallen below the standards set for me. all the cardinals need to be in rome before a date is set for the conclave. we could find out that date today. preeti arla, abc news, washington. >> now the stove for the smoke
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signals that will communicate the results is being installed in the sistine chapel. the hope is a new pope will be in place by easter. people are bracing themselves for the biggest storm of the season as snow blows in from the dakotas. up to a foot of snow could fall by the time it's over tomorrow. abc's ginger zee says it starts with a messy morning commute. >> minneapolis wakes up with just a couple of inches. through the day, up to a foot in some places. chicago is the next target. the storm goes south and east. in the mid-atlantic, the track gets uncertain. we could see a big snow for d.c. or just west into parts of virginia. >> now it could be the heaviest snow for d.c. in two years. and forecasters even say philadelphia could be in the line of fire. queen elizabeth is in the hospital battling a stomach illness in the hospital. her schedule for the week has
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been cleared as a precaution. she arrived at the hospital by car yesterday. she's at the same hospital where kate middleton stayed last year when she was suffering severe morning sickness. the queen is expected to be released tomorrow. in pakistan, the death toll expected to go higher after a massive car bomb in karachi. no claim of responsibility. but at least 40 people have been killed. former nba star dennis rodman is talking about his basketball diplomacy trip to north korea. last week, he met with kim jong-un. they attended an exhibition basketball game. on abc's "this week" yesterday, the flay buoyantly dressed rodman talked to george stephanopoulos. >> you said you love kim and think he's awesome, were you aware of his threats to harm the united states and his horrendous record on human rights? >> one thing about that. i didn't look at all that right there. i understand what he's doing. i don't condone it.
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i hate the fact that he's doing it. but the fact is that's a human being. i sat with him for two days. he asked he to give obama to say and do one thing. he wants obama to do one thing. call him. >> he wants a call from president obama? >> that's right. he told me that. he said, if you can, dennis, i don't want to do war. i don't want to do war. he said that to me. >> an administration spokesperson said that instead of spending money on staged sports event, the north korean regime should focus on the well being of its own people. now to the budget cuts expected to take place over the weekend. with no official talks scheduled, the president has been making phone calls to individual senators trying to forge a compromise. the effect of the cuts is being felt. in seattle, the housing authority has stopped helping hundreds of people nair rent.
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a sinkhole in florida last week swallowed up a man as he slept. the man's body will not be removed. gio benitez has the latest. >> reporter: the family prayed at the mail box saying a final good-bye and got ready for this. almost 40 years of memories ripped apart. >> i had my eyes closed. i couldn't watch it. it was too much. >> reporter: this is the final resting place for 37-year-old jeff bush who died after his bedroom collapsed into a sinkhole 100 feet deep on thursday night. after four days, we still can't see the sinkhole. but rescuers who did said it was impossible to get him out. >> i'm so sorry they can't get him out and that's the last place he's going to be. >> reporter: the crane stayed far back. just in case the ground gave way. the arm grabbing the family's american flag. a teddy bear, and the precious family photos. then there's the family bible. >> it means that god is still in control. he knew we needed this for closure.
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>> reporter: officials expect to complete the precarious job today, knowing they are literally on shaky ground. gio benitez, abc news, florida. a united flight from new york to l.a. was forced to land in cleveland last night after reports of a burning smell. despite the inconvenience, one celebrity passenger kept her sense of humor. dana delany said maybe being stranded in cleveland is a sign that i should be on hot in cleveland. betty white, where are you? the flight continued on to l.a. with no other problems. coming up, the number one complaint from air travelers. can you guess what it is? >> oh, i don't know. and the remarkable story of the toddler born with aids now showing no signs of it. apparently cured. we have all the details. and the late night wars are a long-time host reportedly on his way out. >> who could it be?
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and welcome back. we're close to a record on wall street. the dow jones industrial average this morning just opened below 14,090, about 75 points from the record. analysts think it could break through this week, depending on other economic news. president obama today expected to add diversity to his cabinet. sill via burwell may be named to a can net position. you may be surprised what
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the top complaint for airline passengers is. it's not all of the annoying fees, long lines for security. no, no, no, no, no. it's the uncomfortable seats and the tight leg room. most of those surveyed won't pay extra for a better seat. >> we can relate to that. we're both all ttall. we have long legs. "jack the giantslayer" topped the box office. it took in $28 million. identity thief struck in at about $10 million. and "21 & over" was in third. the days may be numbered for a television icon. next season could be the last one for jay leno as the host of the tonight show. he might be replaced by jimmy
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fa fallon. both fallon and kimmel do better with younger viewers and leno. why casey anthony will be back in the courtroom today. and a nurse refuses to give cpr and lets a patient die. you'll hear the 911 call and the dramatic debate coming up. [ elizabeth ] i like to drink orange juice or have lemon in my water... eat tomato sauce on my spaghetti. the acidic levels in some foods can cause acid erosion. the enamel starts to wear down. and you can't grow your enamel back. i was quite surprised, as only few as four exposures a day what that can do to you. it's quite a lesson learned. my dentist recommended that i use pronamel. because it helps to strengthen the enamel. he recommended that i use it every time i brush. you feel like there is something that you're doing to help safeguard against the acid erosion. and i believe it's doing a good job. my name is sunshine and i have three beautiful girls. i like taking advil® for a headache. it nips it in the bud. and i can be that mommy that i want to be.
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check it out. you're riding inside the car of danica patrick yesterday just as she slams into wall. her right front tire blew out, causing her to lose control and get hit by another car. carl edwards went on the win the race. snow-covered roads from the dakotas so des moines. snow showers could make for a slick commute in upstate new york and northern new england.
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airport delays possible in minneapolis and denver. promising news in the battle of hiv and aids. doctors in mississippi say they've cured a child born with the virus using a faster and stronger treatment than the one usually given to newborns. >> the child is now 2 1/2 and off hiv drugs for a year. if the child is healthy, it would mark the world's second reported cure. we get more as the case is spoken about in atlanta. dr. besser will weigh in. a thorough review will be conducted when a resident of a nursing home was refused cpr. >> fire department, what is the address of your emergency? >> reporter: an 87-year-old woman in distress at this california newsing home.
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the 911 dispatcher tells the caller to get to the woman and stay by her side. >> we can't wait. i need that phone next to the patient immediately. she's possibly not breathing. i need someone to get there. >> reporter: a nurse comes on the line. >> yeah, we can't do cpr. >> reporter: the dispatcher becoming more frantic. is there anyone else that can help. this woman's not breathing up in. she's going die if we don't get this started. >> i unts. i am a nurse. i cannot have our other senior citizens who don't know cpr. >> is there anybody there that is willing to help this lady and not let her die? >> not at this time. >> reporter: paramed ings did arrive. she was pronounced dead at the hospital. the care facility say, our practice is to wait until such personnel arrive.
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vermont is the only state where it's legally required to come to the aid of a person in a medical emergency. >> what happened here is legal. there's though duty for someone to assist someone having a heart attack or respiratory arrest. believe it or not, we don't have to be a good samaritan. morally, we should be. >> reporter: mrs. bayless's daughter who is a nurse, said she had no problem with how her mother was treated. ron claiborne, abc news, new york. this morning, casey antony is expected to make her first public appearance since 2011. she's due in bankruptcy court today. she could be forced to say who has been supporting her. she claims to be about $800,000 in debt. and arizona state prison locked down this morning after a huge fight between inmates.
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ambulances had to arrive to take 17 inmates to hospitals. more than 1,000 inmates are housed in that facility. now to sports. the highlights from espn. welcome in to your "sportscenter" update. i'm chris hassel. or the road in detroit. over 2:00 left, blackhawks down one, needing a goal on the power play, and they get it. patrick kane going top shelf. we're tied at 1-1. overtime and shootout. here's cakane. take his time. he's been known to do this because he's so good with a stick. beaten! jimmy howard, how are you going stop this. blackhawks leading in the shootout. detroit needing a goal. hen r
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henrik zetterberg shuts him down. to nba and the heat and knicks. lebron dunked in the game. getting the feed from dwyane wade. heat up one. another give and go. lebron, to wade, to le brown. oh, yeah. third quarter, knicks up six. melo, hello, 32 points for melo. the heat were 0-2 this year. ain't happening at msg this time. heat tying a franchise mark with their 14th straight victory. that's your "sportscenter" update. i'm chris hassel. one more highlight. this comes from a game in new york's public high school state torment. >> the team unbounds the ball. it's intercepted. the kid who threw it, gets the
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ball, and then launchs it for the winning shot. both teams think they have won the game. >> the refs have to huddle and discuss it. the kids from new rochelle won the game. >> the kind of story you want to see if you're on the right side of the game. workers beware. how closely is your company watching you. and the elevator emergency. stars of "modern family" stuck for an hour. ♪ [ jen garner ] what skincare brand is so effective... so trusted... so clinically proven dermatologists recommend it twice as much as any other brand? neutrogena®. recommended by dermatologists 2 times more than any other brand.
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the jig is up for more than a dozen minors. the latest casualties from the harlem shake. >> 15 workers fired before doing the harlem shake on the job. they lost their six-figure salaries. it only took them about 30 seconds. mine management said it's a safety hazard. >> they say they took all appropriate safety measures. that is bogus. >> how long before we do the harlem shake? >> we might get fired. >> when was the last time you saw the worm? >> i didn't know what that was called. what led to the company's decision at yahoo! to ban the employees working from home. last week, marissa mayer sparked controversy saying her employees have to come to the office every
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day. >> the network showed that employees were supposed to be logging on and working and were not. >> if you're going work at home and actually bourque at home, i say do it. if you're going say you work at home and not do anything, you have to come in. >> log into the system, send a few e-mails, pretend you're working. >> pretend. >> we do it every day. >> we're pree tending right now. three stars from "modern family" showed their true comedic chops after being trapped in an elevator with other passengers. jesse tyler ferguson, eric stonestreet and yujulie bowen. >> stonestreet said all jesse did was pass wind. >> i would love to be in an el variety with those people.
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>> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. happy monday. it is 4:28. thanks for joining us. >> i am here for eric thomas. >> glad to have you. we will check with our meteorologist, mike nicco, for a first look at the first weather on a monday morning. >> it is mid-40's to near 50 this morning with cloud cover. don't worry about the wet weather that is in tomorrow's forecast. we start off dry this morning. this afternoon, you can see breaks in the cloud cover. it will become partly cloudy with temperatures hanging out in the upper 50's in the bay and low 60's inland and the coast. we will see 51.
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>> good morning, everyone, this is the golden gate bridge which is fog free with no road work. traffic is flowing nicely into san francisco. road work out there right now. we have eastbound 580 typical. the lanes between greenville and north flynn until 11:00 this morning, eastbound direction, are closed. summersville off-ramp from eastbound 4 is shut until 5:00 this morning. >> developing news from the south bay. campbell police are looking for the gunman who shot and killed a young man last night. amy hollyfield is live at the scene. amy? >> police have one lead. they say a dark sedan was seen leaving the area after the shooting. police are still here looking for any other clues. they are talking to two witnesses. they got a lot of 911 calls when this happened last night. they are following up on leads.
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no arrests have been made. they identified the victim, an 18-year-old richard vega shot dead at 10:20 last night. they found him in the driveway. he was taken to the hospital. he was alive at time but he died at the hospital. police say they do need help finding the killer. we are asking the community to contact us with any information they may have or any resident would may have surveillance cameras outside their house that may have captureed something and provide that to us. >> officers this is a -- officers say this is a good neighborhood. the neighbors are being very receptive of police being here, helping them with whatever
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information they have. they want this killer caught. they do not know if it is gang-related murder. all they know, a dark sedan was seen leaving the area. >> there have been five fatal officer-involved shootings since thursday in the bay area. the latest was yesterday in hayward. a man tried to ram a police car before speeding away. after that, bullets were flying. cornell bernard is live with the breakdown of what happened. cornell? >> that happened right here where police say a shooting came to a deadly end this weekend after a suspect tried to ram a hayward police car. it happened sunday after police fired eight shots into a honda after the driver tried ramming the patrol car with a civilian inside for a ride along. a passenger in the


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