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making news in america this morning, heated debate. hillary clinton and bernie sanders head-to-head with fiery exchanges. >> and enough is enough. if you've got something to say, say it directly. >> the two presidential candidates clashing on stage in new hampshire. we're live with the details. plus, gearing up for the next debate. tomorrow on abc, the gop candidates crisscrossing new hampshire, barbara bush stumping for the first time and donald trump using a four-letter word. happening now, tracking the weather system impacting major east coast cities right now. school closings and the snow falling. and floor food. we've all done it, the five-second rule.
scientists now weighing in just before the biggest snacking weekend of the year. is it true? well, we have made it to friday. we should say good morning, everybody. we'll get started with what was really a heated democratic showdown that took place in new hampshire. >> we're talking bernie sanders, hillary clinton going toe-to-toe in their first ever debate being described as caustic, nasty, even ugly. >> putting clinton on the defensive again was sanders' renewed attack on her her ties to wall street. it is time for "your voice, your vote." abc's bazi kanani following the developments from washington. bazi, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, kendis. good morning, reena. again, this was the first democratic debate with just two candidates on the stage and with just days to go until the next round of voting, they did not hold back. the top two democrats face-to-face for the last time before the new hampshire primary. >> i think it's time to end the
very artful smear that you and your campaign have been carrying out. >> reporter: the candidates clashing over charges of not standing up to wall street. >> i helped lead the effort against deregulation. >> reporter: while hillary clinton dodged a question about releasing the transcripts of her paid speeches to banks and big corporations. >> i will look into it. i don't know the status. >> reporter: she showed her muscle on foreign policy. >> i fully, fully concede that secretary clinton, who was secretary of state for four years, has more experience, but experience is not the only point. judgment is. >> a vote in 2002 is not a plan to defeat isis. >> reporter: bernie sanders again refused to go after clinton for her e-mail controversy. >> i will not politicize it. >> reporter: instead going after her connections to the political establishment. >> secretary clinton does represent the establishment. i represent, i hope, ordinary americans.
>> senator sanders is the only person who i think would characterize me, a woman running to be the first woman president, as exemplifying the establishment. >> reporter: and the candidates are right back on the campaign trail in new hampshire today. while hillary clinton is far behind in the polls there, analysts say her performance in this debate was strong and could help her in future contests. reena, kendis. >> okay, bazi kanani live in washington. bazi, thank you so much. in the meantime, by the way, the republican battle for new hampshire is quickly turning into quite a horse race. >> the latest poll has donald trump enjoying a wide lead ahead of his two closest competitors, marco rubio and ted cruz, but the other candidates are upping their game and pulling out all the stops. overnight a first for jeb bush's campaign. >> it's great to be back in new hampshire. >> former first lady barbara bush making an appearance in new hampshire. >> he's everything we need in a president. >> for the third time in her life the 90-year-old hitting the campaign trail for a
presidential candidate named bush. >> he's not a bragger. we don't allow that. but he's decent and honest. his dad and i are very, very proud of him. >> also in new hampshire this morning, donald trump stepping up the pace. >> this is really crunch time. >> at one of trump's rallies supporters unable to get inside because it was so packed. abc's tom llamas was there. >> so right now we're outside the trump event. we can't get in because there's so many in there. and the fire marshal won't let anybody get in. there's donald trump. his motorcade coming in right now. >> trump's message only an outsider can fix america's problems. >> no politician is going to solve it. no politician. these people, i would like to use really foul language. i won't do it. i was going to say they're full of [ bleep ] but i won't say that. no, it's true. >> and trump still taking aim at ted cruz accusing the cruz campaign of spreading misleading information suggesting that ben carson was dropping out of the race after the iowa caucuses. abc news obtained the voice mail
left by cruz's campaign on caucus night. >> hello, this is the cruz campaign with breaking news. dr. ben carson will be planning to suspend his campaign following the caucus. please inform any carson caucusgoers of this news and urge them to support cruz instead. >> cruz denies any wrongdoing. cruz now trailing marco rubio in a new new hampshire poll. the florida senator now in second place behind trump. >> that's just the overflow crowd. >> yeah, it's just the overflow. >> they couldn't get them all in. >> they couldn't get them all in. we got to get a bigger room. >> of course, rubio and cruz will flank donald trump tomorrow night. >> yes, also on the stage at the abc news debate in new hampshire, kasich, bush, carson and christie will be right here on abc moderated by david muir and martha raddatz tomorrow saturday night 8:00 eastern, 7:00 central. hope you can join us. of course, the other big news story this morning, a winter storm that is set to snarl commutes in the northeast and air travel nationwide.
>> take a look at this shot. it's the storm arriving. you can see a little bit of flakes just outside our studio here in manhattan. the new coastal storm will bring snow accumulations from washington, d.c. to boston ranging from 1 to 8 inches. >> and boston is expected to get the worst, as you mentioned, 4 to 8 inches where schools are already closed today, the latest weather radar shows that storm system marching up the east coast at this hour, but it'll be quick, expected to be history by as soon as this afternoon. well, as concerns grow over the zika virus here at home, health officials in brazil say at least two cases were contracted through blood transfusions. with 12 of the 50 plus u.s. cases in florida, the governor there expanded the state of emergency to a fifth county and asking the cdc for a thousand kits to test for zika antibodies in pregnant women who may be at risk. there's evidence high ranking michigan officials knew about a spike in legionnaires' disease in flint much sooner. the disease may have been linked to the contamination of the city's water supply.
the governor said last month he had just learned of the connection, but e-mails obtained by the associated press show state agencies and high ranking members of his administration knew about it ten months earlier. a mass exodus is under way in syria as u.s. backed rebels lose their hold of a key province. tens of thousands of syrians are fleeing the city of aleppo after days of air strikes from government forces supported by russia. and they're heading toward turkey. on thursday world leaders pledged more than $10 billion to help fund school, shelters and jobs for syrian refugees. back here at home there was a little bit of fun at the white house as president obama welcomed the nba champions, the golden state warriors. mr. obama imitating warriors' steph curry jumping up and down on the court. the team presented the president with a number 44 jersey, the 44th president.
>> he struck a heisman pose with last season's winner of the award, derrick henry of the alabama crimson tide. they were together at the national prayer breakfast. >> it's always a highlight. >> i can see him doing the cam newton thing in the situation room, can't you? >> oh, could you imagine. >> yeah. we got obama. >> all right. >> still ahead -- >> still the curry. >> did i confuse it? >> yes. >> oh, all right. i'm going to get that together. still ahead, it's another massive bag recall and this time it's not the infamous takata air bags. and smiling, smirking and pleading the fifth. martin shkreli, his performance on capitol hill enraging lawmakers. plus dramatic rescue caught on camera. a man stuck on a cliff for days.
this dramatic rescue operation in washington state. a homeless man was hoisted to safety after being stranded on a cliff for three days. the man had slid to the edge of that cliff just a few feet short of falling to the river below. fortunately a worker heard him shouting for help. he's back on terra firma expected to be okay. well, enjoy the low gasoline prices while you can. president obama is proposing a $10 a barrel tax on oil. that's likely to raise gas prices about 25 cents a gallon. white house aides say the oil fee would fund environmentally friendly transportation projects such as mass transit. but it's unlikely to get a green light from congress. well, there's another huge air bag recall. these involve the controllers for air bags in about 5 million vehicles worldwide. the air bags made by a german company can deploy without reason or fail to inflate at all. the recall involves older vehicles made by honda, fiat,
chrysler, mercedes, mazda, volkswagen and volvo. it's not related to the much larger takata air bag recall. sad to say the deadline has passed and california lottery officials say no one has submitted the winning ticket for the $63 million jackpot. it was sold last august at a 7-eleven near los angeles. whoever bought it had until late yesterday afternoon to claim that prize, and that didn't happen. at least one person is suing claiming he submitted the winner but he was refused the prize. now, the lottery says some claims have to be investigated. when we come back, fall from grace. former heisman winner johnny manziel accused of hitting his girlfriend. the 911 call just released. and is the five-second rule safe to follow? finally the scientific answer. c answer.
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again in the pacific northwest. if you're flying, airport delays possible in boston, new york, philadelphia and washington, d.c. well, the poster child for corporate greed, he didn't say much at a congressional hearing but he still managed to annoy the committee members. >> martin shkreli has admitted raising prices of life-saving drugs as much as 4,000%. but at this hearing on drug prices, he smirked, he doodled, he twiddled his thumbs and refused to answer questions. >> do you think you've done anything wrong? >> on the advice of counsel, i invoke my fifth amendment privilege against self-incrimination. >> he ignored the advice of his council to stay off social media. after learning of the hearing, he called the committee members imbeciles on twitter. the committee chairman calls that childish. new details this morning about the latest incident involving cleveland browns quarterback johnny manziel which led to him being investigated for assault. a report by ft. worth police indicates manziel's
ex-girlfriend claims he struck her several times last friday during an argument. colleen crowley also said manziel appeared to be on drugs. the following day, she ran neighbor's home to get away from manziel, that neighbor calling 911. >> i heard her screaming so i came out to the balcony and she said her boyfriend had beat her up. she didn't want me to call you. >> does she need an ambulance? >> manziel tells tmz he did not strike crowley. police in both ft. worth and dallas have not charged him with a crime. the nfl, however, is investigating the incident. a couple of passings to note starting with the founder of of the band earth, wind and fire, maurice white. ♪ i remember how the stars ruled the night away ♪ >> there you see white singing his band's classic hit "september." he suffered from parkinson's disease. maurice white died at his los angeles home wednesday. he was 74 years old. and veteran bmx biker and x games star dave mirra has died.
mira was one of the most decorated x games athletes ever winning medals over a 15-year span. his stunts on a bike were legendary. police in north carolina say he died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. dave mirra leaves behind his wife and two young daughters. he was 41 years old. important health news this morning. the government revising it's rules on narcotic painkillers. tens of thousands are addicted to prescription drugs and dying from overdoses. reaffirming the the five-second rule for food dropped on the floor, the science channel discovery has reconfirmed that there's very little chance of germ contamination if both the floor and food is dry. but you need to be a quick draw for moist food left on the floor longer than 30 seconds will collect ten times the bacteria than those snapped up only after three seconds. >> okay, so much for licking up that ice cream fallen on the ground. >> or chicken wings sunday. >> yeah.
let's hope there's not too many food funnmbles at your super bo party. >> hoops highlights from our guys at espn. >> he's stan. i'm neil. mine says usc. his says kobe bryant. >> yeah, lakers and pelicans. kobe coming off that 38-point against minnesota in tuesday. in new orleans, taking on the pelicans, pelicans rocking their mardi gras uniforms. kobe bryant was leading the way, 11 points in the first quarter, 13 in the first half. a minute to play, lakers up three. bryant for three put them up by six. and that was a really, really big shot. a lot of fans, a lot of laker fans in new orleans. jrue holiday tried to tie it. no, sir, bryant, 27 points, 12 rebounds. lakers win again. usc honored gus williams. save our sonics. yeah, that's right. morning crew, you get it too. and then usc just went out and ran ucla. and the infield really took some
heat last last couple of years. he has a club that is playing some hoop and the bruins, they've had some big wins but they're going to get swept by usc this season. elijah stuart had 16. he gets three of it here. julian jacobs had 17. usc, they're 18-5. 7-3 in the pac-12. >> all right. that's your pac-12 report from neil everett. now back to you. >> thank you, gentlemen. up next in "the pulse," a kale salad and a big mac from mcdonald's. so, which one is better for you? and from the star-spangled banner to will peyton manning cry. the weird and wacky super bowl bets. wacky super bowl bets.
hey there, time to check "the pulse" beginning with the skinny on a seemingly healthy choice under the golden arches. >> yeah, i mean we're talking about some of mcdonald's salads and apparently they're packing more calories, fat, salt than a big mac. among them mickey d's premium southwest salad, sure, it starts out with kale and spinach so the hipster in you would love it but it stopped with buttermilk chicken, cheese, ranch dressing and much more. >> all told that's about 710 calories, 43 grams of fat and more than 1300 milligrams of salt. >> sold. >> really? that's nearly 200 more calories than a big mac, kendis, and more salt and more fat too. >> with a diet coke. okay, so it's the friday before the super bowl. time to highlight some of this year's famous so-called prop bets. of course you can bet on the coin toss, as you know, and the length of lady gaga's national anthem. >> but here's some exotic ones. will peyton manning announce his retirement in a postgame interview and will he cry during the broadcast?
>> i didn't know he was known for crying. you can also bet how many times -- that's what we're talking about -- the dab or dabbing will be mentioned or how many times cam newton will do the superman motion. another good one, what will coldplay's first song be during the halftime show. >> very interesting. look forward to that. las vegas always gets a little action. >> exactly. and a record has been broken at a london premiere. >> ben stiller is now officially the king of selfies. yeah, that guy. he's breaking the guinness world record for a photo taken with the longest selfie stick. this is the photo the he took of himself and the entire cast of "zoolander 2" at the film's premiere in london last night. >> that's an impressive selfie arm right there. wow, we're talking 28 feet long. >> wow. >> stiller tweeted the photo out saying, this was much more dangerous than it looks, and he was right. he struggled to keep that enormous stick steady in the wind. that takes some muscle, some
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>> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> this is not the way students at south bay university want to start their super bowl weekend. hundreds are standing if long lines waiting to be vaccinated against meningitis. three confirmed indicates and there could be many more exposed. >> thank you for joining us. i am natasha zouves. >> i am reggie aqui. now, a check on weather and traffic. but, first, weather with mike. >> concern across the north bay with the fog developing half mile in santa rosa and up to a mile in petaluma and as low as half a mile. it is moving around. be careful. it is not in san rafael south on 101, 42 to 48. temperatures are running in the mid-to-upper 50s by 12:00 and a last 60s around 4:00. >> now, to the san mateo bridge
we had an early accident with a car versus a center divide on the high-rise, and that is clearing. i am not seeing any slow traffic it is relatively early. still 15 minutes from hayward to foster city. southbound and northbound 680 through walnut creek looking good with road work and it will give you a heads up in the next ten minutes. >> long lines expected to hit again today in santa clara where three students have been found with meningitis at santa clara university. yesterday, the line stretched several football fields long as they waited to be vaccinated. we are on campus. another vaccine clinic opens this morning? >> that is right, natasha. the students were sick on sunday and many others are doing everything they can to protect themselves. yesterday, some waited in line for hours to get a shot. today, same sort of thing is expected, hundred are
anticipated to get the vaccine to fight the "b" strain of meningitis and the university will dole out 3,500 doses. two who are sick live in swigg hall, one on rowing hall. many others are concerned. >> there are so many people affected or in the area of i believe the initial person that got infected so my concern is keeping it contained. >> meningitis symptoms include high fever, severe headaches, ving, red rash, sensitivity to bright lines and confusion. it is usually spread through coughing, sneezing, or kissing. >> thank you. more problems this morning in pacifica. a second sinkhole opened. we were there after the crews covered the sinkhole on beach boulevard with metal plates. ol