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making news in america this morning, winning in wisconsin. ted cruz complicating donald trump's path to the nomination, and bernie sanders extending his streak with another victory as hillary clinton setting her sights on trump. >> i wish he'd get out of one of his towers and actually walk the streets. >> the primary proving to be a game changer, team coverage with the winners, losers, highlights and analysis. wild weather, strong winds fueling fast-moving wildfires. the dramatic rescue caught on camera. plus, more spring snow on the move and record-breaking cold settling in. caught on camera, a driver refusing to stop for police when he suddenly loses control. and four-peat, the connecticut huskies capping a perfect season with another other perfect season with a
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nom we say good wednesday morning and the game changer in wisconsin inching the gop closer to a contested convention. ted cruz easily sailed to a victory calling it a turning point and picked up the lion's share of the state's republican delegates and it triggered a biting statement from the donald trump calling him a trojan horse. >> that accused cruz of being used by party bosses to steal the nomination from trump. abc's tom llamas has the latest from milwaukee where cruz gave his victory speech late last night. good morning, tom. >> reporter: excitement and jubilation here at the senator ted cruz watch party in milwaukee, wisconsin. a huge night for the texas senator and huge loss for donald trump. with this victory cruz makes the argument that he can take this race possibly all the way to the
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convention floor. >> either before cleveland or at the convention in cleveland, together we will win a majority of the delegates and together we will beat hillary clinton in november. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: now, donald trump said he had felt good about wisconsin, he had campaigned very hard in the last few days. here in this midwest battleground state. >> the people of wisconsin are amazing. they want to see strong voters and want their jobs to stay here and don't want other countries taking their jobs and manufacturing. >> reporter: he said there would be a surprise but there was no surprise. cruz won like the pre-election polls said. the message he has for donald trump is not his message but the message of the wisconsin voters that this race is far from over. kendis and reena, back to you. > all right, tom, thank you. well, to the democrats now and bernie sanders continuing his winning streak with what was a decisive victory in wisconsin. >> sanders rode the wave of momentum with overwhelming
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support from white voters under the age of 45. he won in virtually every country across the state. but hillary clinton is still far ahead in overall delegates and already moved on to her home state of new york. with more here's abc's c vega. >> reporter: a big win for bernie sanders. >> this great state is part of the political revolution. thank you all very much. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: but hillary clinton hundreds of miles from wisconsin ignoring the primary race there, her sights set on new york and donald trump. >> i wish he'd get out of one of his towers and actually walk the streets and spend time with the people of this city. [ cheers and applause ] because peddling, peddling prejudice and paranoia is not the new york way. >> reporter: if clinton loses wisconsin, it would mean she's lost six of the last seven contests. but well ahead in delegates
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she's focused on trashing trump. >> i just don't understand what he thinks is the role of somebody running for president. i don't think it is to scapegoat people, divide people. >> reporter: but clinton's potential wisconsin defeat is a chance for bernie sanders to showcase his staying power. >> this campaign is giving energy and enthusiasm to millions of americans. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: and now this race is all about new york. hillary clinton campaigned here and her husband bill clinton was campaigning in the state, as well, and he told voters this race psychologically is all about new york now. cecilia vega, abc news, brooklyn. >> thank you, cecilia. exit polls show nearly nine out of ten democrats identified sanders as honest and trustworthy while 57 said the same about hillary clinton. >> trump did poorly looking for candidates who share their values and rick klein takes a look at what it means going forward. rick, good morning. >> reporter: reena and kendis, a
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sweeping victory for ted cruz in wisconsin makes a contested convention on the republican side more likely than ever. by far the biggest loss that donald trump has suffered in a big battleground state, a state he thought he had an opportunity to win. it throws the republican nomination into some sort of chaos. donald trump now with a narrower path than ever to getting a majority of delegates and ted cruz mostly benefiting from being what he was not, namely donald trump and beginning to coalesce the republican party. that gives him big momentum heading into the second half of the voting calendar over the next two months. on the democratic side bernie sanders' win in wisconsin gives him his biggest winning streak so far out of the cycle. six out of the last seven have gone for bernie sanders despiting the delegate lead that hillary clinton has. nothing changes much in the math. hillary clinton remains the strong front-runner. but a message being delivered by democratic voters that they are simply not happy with the choice that ty're being offered in hillary clinton. bernie sanders now getting himself some momentum going into a critical two-week stretch, the
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new york primary, a home game for both donald trump and for hillary clinton coming up in two weeks' time. that could determine 9 course of the rest. the nomination but for now at least for last night do have the two front-runners suffer this kind of defeat, this kind of humbling at the hands of their main opponents is quite surprising. reena and kendis. >> our thanks to rick. our coverage of the wisconsin primary isn't over. coming up full analysis on "good morning america." but we move on to another political battle that is brewing this morning in alabama. the governor is vowing to fight efforts to force him from office over a sex scandal. even some of robert bentley's longtime supporters have joined an impeachment drive. he admits he made sexually suggestive comments to a former aide awe denied a fair and called it grandstands and vows to defend himself. overseas the prime minister of iceland appears to be the first victim of the panama paper scandal stepping aside for unspecified amount of time.
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that move comes amid protests of his use of an offshore money for money while iceland's economy was in crisis. word of that deal was part of a massive document leak by a law firm in panama. iceland's leaders says he's done nothing wrong, a wildfire is raining out of control and more than a dozen hopes on the prairie have been evacuated. or in the path of the blaze. along with a chemical plant they believe it starred when a downed line began to spark. overnight the fire has stopped moving. stalled by a river. the blaze nearly claimed the life as a horrifying tv crew watched. watch as the road grader becomes stuck in a burning field. the fire moving closer and closer. the operator flees just before it goes up in flames and the news group drives him to a safer location. >> close cow. turning to the weather. another arctic blast and record
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cold in the east and northeast. looking it he radar snow moving through the midwest, up to 6 inches expected in the duluth area and a heavy band of rain right now moving through the hearthand. well, the uconn huskies are the champions of women's college basketball for a fourth consecutive year. >> and rolled over syracuse, the final score, 82-51. it was their 75th consecutive win and 151st victory in the last four years. and it's the 11th time that coach geno auriemma has led a title winning team. that's a new ncaa record. more on the amazing feat later in this half hour. well, still ahead, the new announcement from the nfl about a new place to watch games. plus, happening now, a murder investigation on a major college campus. a young woman found dead, the new details just coming in. caught on camera. a police chase with a violent ending.
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this road rage battle between a car and a motorcycle nearly ended in tragedy. they cut each other off, drove in oncoming traffic and shouted at each other at more than 90 miles an hour. both drivers filed complaints with police, who are now investigating. states across the south are seeing fierce backlash due to new laws seen as anti-gay. in mississippi a new law allows businesses and government workers to refuse service to gays based on their religious beliefs. that's brought heavy criticism from lgbt advocates the governor georgia refused to sign a similar law there.
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a controversial north carolina law has cost the state a major business deal. paypal announced yesterday it canceled a planned expansion which would have created 400 jobs. among other things, the new law requires that people use the bathrooms which correspond to their sex at birth. paypal says it believes in equality for all people. word this morning of a major pharmaceutical merger, that it might be off after criticism from the president and presidential candidates. pfizer planned to take over allergan that makes botox and make its headquarters in ireland where corporate taxes are lower. the proposed merger was criticized by president obama, donald trump, hillary clinton, as well as bernie sanders. and you'll soon be able to follow the nfl on twitter with no 140-character limit. twitter will be live streaming thursday night football games. nfl commissioner roger goodell made the announcement on twitter, of course.
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that blew up in the oklahoma panhandle. with the very windy dry conditions in oklahoma it's no wonder there is also a waging wildfire to the east. drivers may encounter visibility problems like that this morning but roads should be dry but not so east of the mississippi where drivers in the north may run into snow and rain in the south. if you're flying, airport delays likeliest in chicago and memphis. well, it's the morning's top story. decisive victories for ted cruz and bernie sanders. >> ted cruz picked up nearly all of the state's delegates narrowing donald trump's path and making a contested convention ever so likely. sanders' victory gives him a new wave of momentum ahead of the next key contest in new york in two weeks, but he's still trailing hillary clinton by far in the delegate count. well, a murder investigation is under way at the university of texas in austin. an unidentified woman's body was found in a creek, and police are describing the case as a possible homicide. no cause of death is being
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mentioned, and the school's president isn't saying whether the victim was a student. campus officials are working with authorities to identify possible suspects. retired soccer star abby wambach's attorney has entered a not guilty plea on her behalf in response to wambach's dui charge. on twitter she calls her plea standard procedure, and she was not required to appear in the oregon court where the plea was entered. last night wambach participated in a previously scheduled event at the university of kentucky where she told reporters she couldn't address the case. >> i'm a human being, and, of course, the last couple of days have been hard. >> wambach also said that she's embarrassed for herself, along with her family, friends and fans. in a document filed in her case wambach admits to trying cocaine and marijuana about a decade ago. a flight attendant accused of deploying a plane's emergency slide when there was no
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emergency has been fired. united airlines says julia price deliberately activated the slide after a flight from sacramento landed in houston. she is seen tossing her bag from the door then sliding down to the tarmac. no one was injured, and it's not clear what motivated the incident. new dash cam video shows a frightening rollover crash this past weekend in missouri. the police officer tried to pull over the driver, who refused to stop. he then lost control flipping over. the driver was thrown clear, but the officer didn't know that until he rushed to the wreck. that driver faces several serious charges. well, we have some animals to show you both large and small. let's start in florida, shall we, with what could be the largest alligator ever killed. a front loader used here to lift the 800-pound monster after it was killed last week. the hunters who killed it said the gator is to blame for some recently missing cattle and say it's about 15 feet long and an official measurement is expected later on today.
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live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> good morning, 4:30 club. are you ready for the heat? here it comes. i am natasha zouves. >> i am reggie aqui. it is when, april 6. drew has been warning us about the spike in temperatures. is it hot to sweat? not the rain today but the temperatures. we are at 61 in san francisco. 61 in antioch. 57 in oakland. with numbers like this, it will be hot. the day planner, we are hot by 4:00, a lot of spots getting into the 90s. the forecast is. coming up but sue has traffic. >> the san mateo bridge shows traffic is slowing. as you would hope at 4:28 in the
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morning. light conditions cross the flat section and the high-rise. this is 15 meant drive across the span from 880 to 101. emeryville through the 80 east shore freeway to the macarthur maze is great for ten-minute drive from here through the tolls into san francisco. we have road work. we will update that in a few. >> will more concrete fall on the bay bridge tunnel? caltran is running to the federal government telling to help find weak spots. >> good morning, the federal government is now inspecting the lower level of the bay bridge yerba buena island tunnel. here is a photograph of the engineers. the the federal highway administration is examining the ceiling in the tunnel.
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[ inaudible ] the work started yesterday morning. caltran said this is the first time engineers are using radar penetration to examine the tunnel since 1936. in february concrete fell damaging: -- damaging a driver. it is blamed open rain water but the agency said there is in danger to drivers would go through the tunnel each day. >> thank you. donald trump and hillary clinton are focused on the new york primary that happens in two weeks. they both dropped the wisconsin provide marry. senator ted cruz bet trump 48% to 35%. ted cruz calls the win a turning point for the victory making it more difficult for trump to get enough delegates to avoid a contested convention in july. on the democratic side, bernie

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