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okay - let's try this. it says you apply the blue one to me. here? no... make every day valentine's day with k-y yours and mine. two sensations. one great way to discover new feelings together. check out the mayhem of high school basketball. it started with two players, then the crowd rushed the floor. police actually used pepper spray to break things up. one player and one officer were injured. some adults involved may face charges. breaking overnight, steve wynn has resigned as chairman and ceo of his own company.
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he's been under increasing pressure since reports of sexual harassment claims against him. >> wynn denies the allegations and says he believes they're part of a campaign led by his ex-wife. she denies any responsibility. he resigned from the republican national committee a day after it alligations. he's seen as a guy who kind of remade las vegas in the '90s and 2000s. and we have new information now on the other loss by rob gronkowski over the weekend. >> police released his 911 call after he realized his home was burglarized while he was at the super bowl. from our station in boston. >> where is your emergency? >> this isn't an emergency. this is rob gronkowski calling. while i was gone my whole house got robbed, while i was at the super bowl trip. i just got back. >> reporter: thieves gained
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access by breaking a window. the patriots returned to gillette stadium a short time later, arrived home and discovered they had had been burglarized. >> speak with the home owner while he was away on his trip, his house was broken into, possible guns taken. >> we're not commenting on the nature of the items stolen, only to protect the integrity of the criminal investigation we expect to bring to a conclusion. >> surveillance cameras and fences surround gronk's property. police are not saying if he had a security system that was active at the time of the burglary. >> it's tough to suffer this unfortunate loss and then get home and be a victim of this kind of crime. >> that's too bad. >> it is. but i do like that he's very calm. same way he is on the football field. he was very calm. >> he's used to being under pressure. when we come back it's the
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biggest story in the skinny history. >> and we're not over selling it at all. >> ""the skinny"" is next. sometthat's when he needs the way ovicks vaporub.'s sleep. proven cough medicine. with 8 hours of vapors. so he can sleep. vicks vaporub. goodnight coughs.
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♪ skinny, give me "the skinny" ♪ >> my part is skinny. >> i love it. >> welcome back to skinny land or maybe the skinny cafe. we haven't quite worked out what we're calling it but we're debuting a brand new look and sound for the skinny. >> new set. looks like the old set. >> and they're making us get up, so we actually have to wear shoes. >> to help us stay awake. "the skinny" will also be so skinny, but the new jam is in just give me the skin any. can we drop that beat again. ♪ skinny the skinny the skinny >> and that voice it sounds familiar. is it pink with the flu?
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>> maybe. >> lady gaga? >> definitely not. >> our own diane macedo? >> what? >> what was that like? what was that about? >> what? recording it? our producer bryan said he wanted to do a new skinny song and went through a bunch of different options and gave me the sound and asked me to record something over, some lyrics and do something with it and that's what we came up with. >> i love it. >> this is the really high budget recording process. so, my headphone is attached to an actual phone, which has the music on it because we can't feed through the actual recording headphones. >> and it's going to be available on title friday morning? >> absolutely. we're already topping the billboard. it's huge. >> we're so happy to have the
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new look, feel, music. we'll get used to it. and now to the hype for "black panther". almost as much hype as for the new skinny. >> so critics have been able to screen the movie from our parent company, disney and can barely contain their excitement. >> it has a 100% perfect score on rotten tomatoes. "forbes" calls it a tour deforce. one of the best blockbusters of the decade. >> and we have video for the sound tracks lead single, all the stars and features grammy winner, kendrick lamar and zsa in their first collaboration together. >> the movie hits theaters next friday and the music video is almost as cool as the one we shot for "the skinny." >> absolutely. oh, hey there. and speaking of super heroes and movies, we would like to
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welcome ryan to our new staff. >> thank you for being here. >> ryan says he has pretty big news as well, by the way. "deadpool" 2's release date has been confirmed as well as all things for the '80s. >> reference the last dance instead of water, he's being shower would shell casings. >> he's bullet proof. you can see the film. and what fans really want is a trailer. come on, when is it happening? >> have we not seen a trailer for it? he's heard so much about it. you don't even like ryan reynolds. >> i was trying to get him to know who the trailer is. >> well, next to the kardashian baby boom and new mom, kylie jenner who just welcomed a new baby into the world. >> this is the first child for
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caitlin and chris. she kept the pregnancy relatively private and now she and rapper travis scott have now announced the baby's name. >> the baby stormi webster. she posted to instagram along with a picture of the baby holding mom's hand with a fresh mani, of course. >> big sister, kim kardashian tweeted her approval of sorts with a single storm emoji. >> kim and kanye named their baby, chicago. khloe is pregnant with her first kid. >> there's lots of babies for the kardashians right now. >> there's got to be a kardashian not pregnant with a kid that you know of. carson wentz, the quarterback for the eagles -- of course we're not talking about nick foles. he was there as a back up and mvp. >> it's complicated. >> it's complicated.
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>> wentz was sidelined 14 weeks into the season. and he still had to buy a ring at the end of all that. e proposed to his girlfriend and they're engaged. congrats.
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actress nicole eggert who accused scott baio of molesting her has reportedly filed a police report. according to tmz, egg earth went to the los angeles police department with claims she was sexually abused on the set of "charles in charge" while she was a minor. >> she was accompanied to the station by fellow cast member who claims to have witnessed some of the alleged incidents. a rep for baio says
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she went to authorities with what they call her quote ever changing story. and uma thurman pressured into a stunt. >> reporter: director quinton tarantino calling his decision to pressure uma thurman to drive in this famous "kill bill" scene, the biggest regret of his life. she showed video showing her struggling to control the blue convertible as it careens off the road, smashing into a tree. tarantino says he believed the car was safe, but the actress saying she didn't want to drive what she called a death box. the crash left her with permanent injuries to her knees. he's under fire for this radio interview with howard stern, which he appears to defend roman polanski, who pleaded guilty to having sex with an underage girl.
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>> he didn't rape a 13-year-old. it was statutory. look, she was down with it. >> reporter: he has not responded to request for comments. as for the crash, she's proud of tarantino for eventually giving her the footage. >> this is more than a decade in the making. there are some people coming to tarantino's defense, including the actress diane kruger saying this is an important moment in time and my heart goes out to uma and anyone who's ever been a victim of sexual assault. coming up we have more news for you. also don't miss our updates on facebook. stick around.
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good morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm diane macedo. z >> here are some of the top headlines. there are winter storm watches and warnings from 22 states from texas to maine. some could get as much as a foot snow, especially the interior northeast. we have full details, ahead. president trump is threatening a government shut down if he doesn't get what he wants on immigration and he's pointing the fingers at democrats and white house chief of staff, john kelli is facing criticism for labeling some immigrants as lazy. steph wynn resigned as the head of his own company. wynn denies those allegations. the first launch of the most
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powerful rocket was a success. spacex craft was on its way and the tesla roadster on a dummy driver. elon musk owns both companies by the way. those are some of the top stories on this wednesday, february 7th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> space man traveling in style there. >> yes, he is. he's beyond mars right now. those electric vehicles do work very well in space. >> very efficient. very efficient. >> but we're going to start out with the winter storms hitting the mideast and south. >> chicago, detroit and cleveland. the other system from louisiana to virginia. >> both storms are converging on the northeast. the airlines have already canceled hundreds of flights for today. al experez has more. >> reporter: the northeast braces for a powerful storm.
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>> two rescuers in the water. >> reporter: first responders racing to try to save a person who fell through the ice in queens, new york. >> it appears right now that it was a child. we implore everyone please stay off the ice. >> reporter: 90 million americans in the path of snow, ice and wind. watch, as this car loses control on i-94 in chicago on monday, narrowing missing before slamming right into the concrete median. that driver reportedly okay. but winter weather already claiming at least 13 lives in crashes across the heartland. high wind and low visibility causing a string of fatal crashes. in all some 40 vehicles involved. one person killed and another injured on i-35 near ames. and on i-80, another pile up. this one involving 19 vehicles including the "dancing with the stars" tour bus.
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parts of the midwest bracing for another monster morning commute. chicago could get another three inches of snow. alex perez, abc news, chicago. >> and it's going to be 20 degrees in chicago today. overnight temps, 3 degrees. let's hope alex is not out there still. so we get the forecast right now. good morning. this is, indeed, a problem. we're watching out for six inches to a full foot of snow. northern pennsylvania, new york, vermont, new hampshire and maine and 3-6 inches in surrounding areas. this is part of two systems melting as one, causing this mix, an icy mix throughout the southern ohio valley region, including new york. we could get up to an inch of icing. and more widespread rain with the possibility of flooding in the deep south. >> thank you and president trump is turning up the pressure by threatening a government shutdown as a thursday night deadline looms.
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but they're reporting progress at the house passing a short-term funding bill. but a 2-year-old deal is also in the works there. that would include increased military and domestic spending. the president took members of his own party by surprise when he demanded a deal on immigration or else. >> love to see a shut down if we don't get this taken care of and if we have to shut it down because the democrats don't want safety, then shut it down. we'll go with another shutdown. >> another surprise, the president is proposing a pathway for citizenship to nearly 2 million immigrants calling for dramatic restrictions on legal immigration and a deal breaker for many democrats. >> the white house chief of staff, john kelly, dashing hopes of a possible extension that would give congress more time i don't think the march 5th deadline for daca. and he offered up this reason why more people are not
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registered for the program. >> the difference between 690 and 1.8 million were people that some would say are too afraid to sign up, others would say too lazy to get off their asses, and they didn't sign up. >> some were now aware of the program and couldn't afford the application fees and others were afraid they'd be exposed to deportation. and sources say president trump is expected to release a democratic memo rebutting a republican memo on the republican investigation but it may be heavily redacted. he met with rod rosenstein which challenges the document and the new york times is reporting that two republican senators have released a letter backing some of the allegations in the gop memo. steve bannon could be a busy
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man next week talking to investigators. the former chief strategist was pushed back to next week to negotiate the terms of what bannon will be able to talk about. he's scheduled to be interviewed by robert mueller's team next week. in tokyo overnight. pence's meeting with shinzo abe. and pence reassured the japanese that the u.s. stands with them against north korea. pence repeated the demand that north korea give up their nuclear program. he heads next to south korea to attend the start of the winter olympics tomorrow. and natalee holloway's mother is suing. she is the teenager that disappeared during a senior trip in 2005. beth holloway is asking for what she contends is a fake documentary about the case. she was tricked in providing a
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dna sample. and a former gymnastics team coach is now facing a criminal investigation. john used to own and operate an elite gym where larry nassar treated female athletes. several mentioned him during a court hearing. prosecutors are now looking into several complaints against him, even suspended by u.s.a. gymnastics. >> it's been a tough week for the indianapolis colts. they were supposed to introduce josh mcdaniels as the new head coach today. >> he changed his mind. he's going back to new england where he's been the defensive coordinator. he was not comfortable with moving to the colts. the 41 year old won 11 games during two seasons as denver's coach. >> the question that you might have been a deal they crafted. >> more comfortable.
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>> promises, you never know. the canadian prime minister is taking heat for telling someone not to use the word, mankind. >> a woman thanked him for giving him seats in his cabinet and then came this exchange. >> maternal love is the love that's going to change the future of mankind. >> we like to say people kind, not necessarily mankind. >> the audience applauded trudeau's response. at least one conservative reporter called it a form of man splaning. >> the men behind the "game of thrones" are looking for a galaxy far, far away. and db wiese will work on new "star wars" movie. they will be separate from the luke skywalker story line. disney has not said how many
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movies there will be and when they'll be released. >> and how many dragons there will be. can you imagine? "star wars" meets game of thrones. >> oh, my god. coming up fighting it flu? are you really washing your hands the right way? snowmen and snow angels are nothing compared to the art this man creates with just his feet. first, a look at today's temperatures. s man creates. his feet. for all the noses that stuff up around daisies. for all the eyes that get itchy and watery near pugs. for all the people who sneeze around dust. there's flonase sensimist allergy relief. it relieves all your worst symptoms including nasal congestion, which most pills don't.
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we're back with this scene from cape coral, florida. a dui arrest. the suspect said he'd been drinking chardonnay and then he did a cartwheel for police. it's a small chardonnay bottle. here's a shocker. he failed a sobriety test. he was taken to jail. >> very agile in his drunken state. >> he was.
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the woman was stranded on the roof of her car after the tide rolled in, submerging her vehicle. possibly the scariest part, she can't swim. rescue workers helped her into a lifeboat. she was then treated for hypothermia. but otherwise she's fine. >> just in the nick of time, indeed. >> lucky, her. in medical news there's been a significant advance in medical advancement. three women athletes in south korea for the olympics are donating their plains after they die. among them are two americans. women's brains react differently to trauma than mens. not enough female brains are donated for research. we're told other female athletes may also step forward. >> and far more american children may have been effected by their mother's drinking before pregnancy. children with the alcohol disorders have cognitive and social challenges throughout
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their lives and are more likely to die prematurely. let's turn to the fight against the flu and one of the tried and true ways to protect yourself is to wash your hands, of course. >> it's important to use hand sanitizer, but what works better? we have the closer look. >> reporter: with the worst flu on record and child deaths across the country, experts are zeroing in saying it can help curb the spread of the virus. >> so, frequent hand washing, not just kids z, wash your hands before dinner, but frequently throughout the day. >> reporter: hand sanitizer and washing ways to fight the flu. how well do they work? we coded some hands with a liquid containing germs, then their hands in petri dishes and
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watch what grows. then we tested two sanitizers, one with 60% alcohol and one labeled natural, containing no alcohol. the results dramatic. the alcohol-based sanitizer had for fewer germs than those without cleaning at all. the formula without alcohol. look at how many germs are left behind compares to no sanitize zer at all. but, doctors say, if you can get to a sink, washing with soap is tried and true. but you have to do it correctly. when we started a five-second wash, just look at the germs it didn't remove. you have to wash for a full 20 seconds to get the bugs off. abc news, new york. >> 20 seconds, they say sing "happy birthday" twice. >> not a quick happy birthday. >> 20 seconds. >> i try to be a doctor just out of the e.r., scrubbing forever.
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>> i don't wash my hands ever. >> eww. >> just kidding. just wanted to see how badly i can gross you out. coming up, meet the inventor and master of snow art. >> his work has been seen in national parks and stadiums. how does he do that? you are watching "world news now." if only harry used some... ...bounce, to dry. he would be a less wrinkly, winning guy.
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♪ easy shade of winter indeed. maybe a beautiful shade of winter, if this guy has a say. so, this is the story of simon beck who hated his job then he stumbled into a new form of art, called snow art. >> so he creates these elaborate geo metric patterns using only his feet in the cold. >> reporter: in the beginning his canvas is as pure as driven snow.
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it will take him 10 pain staking hours, placing one foot in front of the other 45,000 times. to bring what only exists in his mind to life. this is simon beck, dubbed the world's first snow artist. >> it looks good. it hasn't been done before. you don't have to buy tickets. it's incredible. >> reporter: snow art, transfixing murals and powder that has become a viral sensation. it's geometry verses the power of the internet and for an oxford trained engineer, who hated his day job, suddenly, a new career doing what he loves. >> it's a bit of a joke, really. >> reporter: what happened that
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day, an astounding design he saw from a ski lift. >> reporter: over time, his snow shoes, taking him on an artistic trek around the world. from project snow to summit powder mountain in utah and here in minneapolis, minnesota. the city welcoming back the winter festival. the big ticket item is beck's 276th item. beck used to pay the bills making maps. along the way, training his mind for complex designs. the work can take hours. this will take roughly ten hours to complete. so i'm off to help. >> well on the way to being completed now. the boundary needs be nicely flatted down.
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>> reporter: this is the shaded area. this is the unshaded area. okay. >> you'll get a nice little. curve around the end of the boundary. >> reporter: it reminds me of hiking. it's nice to do something simple in creating something beautiful. 45,000 steps later, the vision in simon beck's mind has come to life. gloria riviera in minneapolis. >> that is incredible. how can you draw such perfect shapes without even being able see them? >> as one of our producers said it's tough enough to make a snow angel and get out. >> wait, it's possible to do that? >> i have never done it. >> we have to look into it.
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pluggable febreze and fabric refresher. two more ways to breathe happy. time for us to do weird science starting with the successful launch of the heavy rocket. >> the second largest event with 2.3 million concurrent views. >> i remember watching that stunt from space. >> people were pumped about this space shuttle. space rocket. >> yes. it's taller than the space shuttle. we were all excited about it. it has a lot of thrust, some 5 million thrust, which i guess is a lot. a lot of people were lined up
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there. it got delayed for a couple hours. people were thinking it might not happen, it might not happen. then, at the last end of window, look at that. >> the rocket is not the only thing at space. the rocket brought with it the tesla and the tesla spaceman. he's the dummy. >> the world's coolest car commercial. >> pretty much. >> so, elon musk says the tesla is headed to deep worked at spacex since 2011. he was part of the telecast of the launch. >> oh, boy. >> now, he has a fan club. >> he has a brain. it is rocket science. he's not just brawn and babe. >> the full package.
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>> the full >> excuse me. excuse me. >> after you said you don't wash your hands. >> from where spaceman is to uranus. apparently, at the core of uranus is ice and -- >> where? >> it's not ice or water, it's a mixture of both. >> where? where? >> uranus. >> a mixture of ice and water in the center of uranus? >> whoa! >> yes. >> i'm just -- >> yeah. scientisted called it super ionic ice. >> how did it get there? >> we don't know yet. >> you don't know how it got to uranus? i don't know, we might be able to get it out. >> the director is taking the cue. >> this guy might be able
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this morning on "world news now" will the government shut down again? >> a deal just passed the house. will the senate agree? the president says he wants a shutdown with the deadline looming tomorrow at midnight, plus the president's plans for the first of its kind military parade in washington. and joe biden weighs in on trump's first year. >> also happening now overseas stock markets are reacting to wild swings on wall street. the dow gained more than 500 points, just a day after its biggest loss, ever. the question now, what's in store for today? and successful launch for spacex. the world's most powerful rocket lifts off from florida, sending a red tesla on a million year journey into deep space. and if you're looking to buy your own jet but worried about the upkeep, then allow me to show you the most luxurious way
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to fly with the priciest first class ticket that money can buy. my whirlwind trip to the heart of the middle east begins this monday, february 7th. announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." that's what i've been wondering all this time. >> all this time? >> yeah. >> like what to do if you can't afford a private jet? >> with private kind of prices. >> we have found it. by far our biggest, biggest lifestyle of the rich and kendis yet. i'm so excited. we'll get to it. but, the possibility of a government shutdown, the president calling for it if he doesn't get his way on immigration. >> as house republicans approved a temporary funding bill and they're making progress on a long-term deal. as that deadline approaches, white house chief of staff, john kelly, took a hard line on immigration, suggesting some immigrants failed to sign up for
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daca out of laziness. we have the latest. >> reporter: president trump stunned even members of his own party when he declared bring on a shutdown. >> let's have a shutdown. we'll do a shutdown. >> reporter: it was during a meeting on ms-13 gang violence, the president saying he wants tougher restrictions or else. >> i'd love to see a shutdown, if we don't get this stuff taken care of. if we have to shut it down because the democrats don't want safety, then shut it down. we'll go with another shut down. >> reporter: again and again the president went there. >> without borders, we don't have a country. so when i shut it down over this issue, yes. >> reporter: so many times, republican congressman, barbara comstock called him out. >> we don't need a government shut down on this. i think both sides have learned that a government shut down was bad. it it wasn't good for them -- >> we're not getting support from the democrats. you can say what you want. we're not getting support from the democrats on this legislation. >> reporter: but even as the
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president spoke, over at the capitol, both parties said they're close to a sweeping two-year budget deal to prevent the recuring shutdown drama. >> i'm optimistic we'll be able to reach an agreement. >> i'm hopeful we can come to an agreement. >> reporter: white house doing damage control. >> we are not advocating for the shutdown. i don't think we expect the budget deal to include specifics on the immigration reform. >> reporter: the shutdown, not the only looming deadline. in less than a month protections begin to expire for those undocumented immigrants who came here as children. more than 690,000 dreamers signed up for those protections. the president wants to offer a path to citizenship to more than double that number. his chief of staff, john kelly under fire for these comments. >> the difference between 690 and 1.8 million was some were too afraid to sign up, others were too lazy to get off their
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asses. >> reporter: is that the position of this white house, that dreamers are lazy? who thinks this? >> i think who's lazy is the democrats not showing up for work and not getting to the table to make a deal on this. >> reporter: president trump said he might be willing to extend that march 5th deadline for the dreamers, but john kelly told reporters he actually, very much doubts president trump will make that extengsz saying he would advise against doing so saying anytime you give this institution time this is a white house that very much wants to put the pressure on this issue and lawmakers are nowhere close to a deal. >> doesn't sound very good. thank you. so president trump has also asked the pentagon to plan an elaborate military parade in washington this year. >> sources kell "the washington post," the marching orders were quoting here. i want a parade like one in france. a reference to the holiday he
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attended last year. the white house says it's an opportunity for americans to show their appreciation. it could cost millions to send tanks and other military equipment there. former vice president joe biden is sharing his thoughts on president trump calling the president a joke. >> biden told cnn the attacks on the fbi are doing everything russian president vladimir putin ever wanted, like showing doubt in our justice system and saying democrats were treasonous for refusing to applaud at his state of the union address. >> i just marvel at some of the things he says and does. two days ago anyone who didn't stand up and clap for him is un-american and treason. >> they say it was tongue and cheek. democrats can't take a joke. >> well, let me tell you he's a joke. >> he said if he were the president's lawyer he would advise him against talking to mueller.
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out of concern he might say something that's not true. overseas, stock markets are mostly up overnight. investors sent the dow plunging more than 500 points after the start of trading yesterday. but then bargain hunters rushed back into the market, setting off a late afternoon rally. by the close of trading, the dow had gained 567 points. markets will be opening up today. >> but you'll still need your pepto bismal. and they're investigating a train traveling 125 miles per hour in maryland. passengers said they felt a sudden jolt when two of the train's cars separated. amtrak says they are inspecting every train to make sure it doesn't happen again. no one was injured, we should point out. passengers changed trains at the station and continued their trip to new york. meanwhile, spacex had a much better day launching a big new rocket from the kennedy space center.
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and we mean big. >> the falcon heavy is the most powerful rocket in use today, able to lift twice as much as other rockets and listen to those proud people cheering it on there. two of the three boosters landed upright, just like that. something spacex and tesla founder, elon musk called the most beautiful thing he'd ever seen. >> pretty cool. the falcon heavy is carrying a red tesla roaster -- roadster, not a roaster. that would be smaller. and inside is starman. he's driving the thing. musk talked about the car which he says is heading to deep space. >> it's kind of silly and fun but i think that's -- silly fun things are important. just going to be out there in deep space for maybe millions of years, who knows, maybe discovered by some future alien
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race and what were these guys doing? did they worship that car? >> the person who put it there does. >> exactly. the falcon heavy could pave the way for bigger, more powerful rockets and that could help fulfill musk's dream of sending people to mars. more immediately, it allows spacex to launch larger spy sltds. >> what a day for elon musk and spacex. >> a great day for america. to be back in this competition, the space wars are back on. >> think back to when he said he was going to redesign the car and people said it's not possible. >> but when they have the live image of the space man it looks fake, doesn't it? >> maybe it's a conspiracy. just like that, that moon landing. >> and that earth is round. is this a live picture in the overnight hours? this is a live picture of the overnight hours. >> spaceman! >> they said as soon as it runs out of battery, they'll no longer show it.
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but this is from deep space, beyond mars. >> totally fake. he can't be moving. look, the wheels aren't even turning. >> true. >> clearly. they've uncovered it. investigative journalism. >> but the light is moving. so you really are looking into this. >> i'm loving it. coming up another false alarm. >> the tsunami warning that was supposed to be a test and now two weather services pointing the blame at each other. later, kendis works his magic and manages to get the priciest airplane ticket around. >> but that didn't guarantee they wouldn't kick me off the flight. how did that work out. check out our latest picks. you are watching "world news now." check out our latest picks. you are watching "world news now."
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some incredible images from the killer earthquake in taiwan. people scrambling to safety in the middle of the night as their apartment building teetered on its side. >> and taiwan's president is vowing every effort will be maid to look for survivors after the earthquake hit. >> at least four people are dead in eastern taiwan.
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more than 200 others are injured, some critically. the disaster left 40,000 households without water. shelters including the baseball stadium are full this morning. and accuweather is blaming a miscoded message for a false tsunami warning in parts of the u.s. the company says the national weather service sent accuweather a bogus warning instead of a test. the warning appeared on accuweather's app where customers in the east, gulf of mexico and the caribbean all received it. the national weather service denies making a coding mistake. everyone's doing this, that guy. coming up lifestyles of the rich and kendis. >> yes. but first when traveling the world means it doesn't matter where you land but how you fly. my luxurious adventure into the middle east next. powerful skincare, now light-as-air
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we're kicking off the first leg of kendis' big adventure to the arabian peninsula. i heard you got to play in style? dubai? >> arab emirates invited us for the most exclusive and expensive commercial flying experience, ever. >> reporter: the world's largest airline. a double decker and emirates has more of these big boys than any other airline in the world. its first class suite often rated among the top in the industry and today -- i get a sneak peek of what it's like to climb these stairs and enter into first class heaven. >> is that a $2,000 bottle of hennie? >> reporter: albeit, temporary. each of the private first class suites is 82 inches long. the round trip to dubai will cost you about $28,000.
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you are the best "world news now" anchor since t.j. holmes. yes, you are. two different amenities kits. the ladies, the mens. but after getting a sneak peek before the flight, i know my place. i'll take my place in the back. the entire lower floor of the emirates is economy seats. those aren't too bad. knowing how these segments go, deplane. i'm getting kicked out. this is me. this is a bed? >> let me take you to first class. >> i'm moving to first class? >> yes, you are. >> i'm moving to first class? we're going to new york. first class. now that the flight is taking off --
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flying in emirates first class is the stuff of dreams and jennifer aniston commercials. oh, hi there. >> hello. can i help you, sir? >> i'll have a glass of champagne. >> really? >> i probably shouldn't as i will be flying the plane. and now, back to reality, i still couldn't believe it. especially as the security walked by. the food and beverage service starts early and is frequent. hey there. these flight attendants have to graduate a special emirates university in order to just be here. >> we have a pretend aircraft. we treat with the highest standards for three months until
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we are allowed to let loose and take care of you guys. >> i would fail, right? my dinner service on this 14-hour flight to new york includes a choice of high-end beverages like dom perrion. champagne of course and seared prawns and that's just one course. but keeping with tradition, i'm not going to eat on camera. wait. who am i kidding? i'm in first class, we are going to eat. excellent. oh yes, the main course. a whole lot of cream. perfect. the food is where the airlines distinguished themselves. >> chocolate. >> these long-haul flights, the entertainment is a bonus.
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a big, 32-inch screen tv with hundreds of movies and shows. sitting down for bed for the night, i got to experience something very rare in the air. an on board shower. i'm not your flight entertainment. you have to go. all right. all showered. time for bed. bedtime stories hopefully in first class. my personalized sleep. of course the bed lies flat and there's even twinkling ceiling stars to help those dreams and voila. just like that we're back in new york city. what a day. ♪ first class i'm reaching for the heights ♪ ♪ and when they let you in you'll get up off the ground ♪
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♪ the drinks are all around and it's another one to town ♪ >> there is so much that went into that. it's awesome. chris gamble who was there with me, by the way and don in graphics, they did a great job. but you might not have been able to tell but there's a certain background singer. >> i don't know if i want to take credit for this. in that last bit. ♪ reaching for the heights, embracing all the flights ♪ >> you had it. you had it. ♪ and when they let you in, you'll get up off the ground ♪ >> i try to spare frank.
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so eagle so eagles fans of course are still basking in the glow of the victory. they have their big victory parade tomorrow but there's one particular sports anchor that caught our eye, still, in tulsa, oklahoma. the game was happening. he was broadcasting, at the time, on the competing station. he was kind of watching it off to the side. here's his reaction. they go straight to him in sports. >> yes! >> is he okay? >> hopefully he comes on camera -- he's a big eagles fan. >> i'm worried about him. >> he's been hyperventilating since. he was watching the game frame
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by frame. i think he was brought to tears. >> he can't get the broadcast out, he can't speak. >> oh, my gosh. little does he realize that you're in oklahoma. you might want to talk about that game behind you on the graphic. the laker/oklahoma game. he's still going by the way. >> oh, my god, that's awesome. over to the mystery in missouri. forget about why did the chicken cross the road. how did the corgi get on the pony? this video was shot by cally, she got home, pulled into the driveway to find the neighbor's corgi just chilling on her pony. >> no way. >> no one knows how they got on there or if these two have a habit of a rendezvous in this way. but the pony doesn't seem to mind. cricket is just like, whatever.
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>> another interesting sight. this time coming from new york city area. new york has as many mass transit areas. they have some problems with delays. so this graphic artist winston sang decided he will be honest with new yorkers. he put this up that says your train is delayed. the dates, january 1st through december 31st. so pretty much every day your train is going to be delayed. in response somebody said whoever made this, please reveal yourself so we can honor you the right way. bravo. >> honesty when it comes to train delays. and now, we'll end things on a light note. a floaty note, you might say. here's what happens when a cheerful chihuahua encounters bubbles. bubbles, bubbles, bubbles. one more time. bubbles. bubbles, bubbles, bubbles, bubbles.
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this morning on "world news this morning on "world news now" history, at cape canaveral. a private company, spacex, sending a giant rocket and tesla to space. what it means for american space program. the president has given new orders to the pentagon. he wants a big military parade in washington, like those in france and even north korea. hear why some in d.c. are against it. and new this half hour adding more than insult to injury. >> rob gronkowski returns home from losing the super bowl to find his house had been broken into. hear what he told 911 operators. and we are fattening up "the skinny," giving our fan favorite segment a little facelift and putting a fresh new spin on the theme song. billboard 100, look out. just give me the skinny just moments away.
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it is wednesday, february 7th. >> announcer: from abc news this is "world news now." >> definitely topping the charts with that one. >> oh, my god, we live in great times. you have a car now floating in space and a brand-new skinny. surprise, america. >> we hope you are not disappointed. we'll have that coming up for you but we're going to start things off with what's being called america's new space age. >> that rocket launched by spacex is carrying a tesla roadster into deep space. both companies started, of course, by billionaire, elon musk. video from space shows a named starman behind the wheel. >> thousands watched the cape canaveral launch. >> reporter: from the same
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launch pad america sent men to the moon, elon musk's spacex ignited it falcon heavy, the biggest rocket in the world. actually three rockets strapped together. the two boosters, recycled. cheers as they pull away from the $90 million vehicle. >> successful separation. >> reporter: those boosters slowing re-entry with another engine firing and a nearly synchronized landing. >> and the falcon has landed. >> reporter: and then the big reveal of the cargo. musk's very own roadster from his other company, tesla, which makes electric cars. in the driver's seat a dummy in a space suit and a message on the dash, don't panic, the playful test car accompanied by music from david bowie. ♪ >> reporter: the plan is to send the tesla toward mars. but first remarkable pictures of the dummy dubbed star man with a glorious background of earth. what did you learn? what did falcon heavy teach you?
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>> i guess taught me like crazy things can come true. i didn't really think this would work. when i say rocket lift off, i see a thousand things that could not work and it's amazing when they do. >> reporter: the big rocket means much heavier cargo, satellites can be carried to space and gets musk closer to his dream of going to mars, even possibly col on -- colonizing the red planet. musk, who said there was only a 50/50 chance of this working has an amazing launch. you could feel the thunder of the launch, as the racket was up in the air. as for the core, it slammed in to the ocean next to the drone ship, damaged it, it was lost. a minor setback considering the spectacular day and the pictures of the roadster from space. elon musk said, even he was stunned by those pictures.
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it was quite a scene. abc news, kennedy space center. >> and musk had tweeted overnight that that rocket is still with the roadster still moving past mars at this hour. >> oh, yeah, they're going to deep space, baby. >> yeah, with spaceman on board. absolutely amazing. >> look at those images. >> what is it attached to? and i love that dashboard says don't panic. >> everybody stay calm. >> there are people who are a little bit panicking when it comes to washington d.c. right now. because lawmakers have less than 48 hours to agree on another funding bill to would keep the government running. >> the president agreeing to shut it down if he doesn't get the deal on immigration. and kelly says -- and he's under fire for saying some immigrants were too scared or lazy to sign up for the program.
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tar ra has more. >> reporter: at the white house the president played hardball with democrats. he wants funding for his border wall and he's open to a government shutdown, if the democrats don't agree. >> i'd love to see a shutdown if we don't get this taken care of. >> reporter: at the same time, on capitol hill, they were on the verge of striking a deal. their focus is on spending caps. there's dill talk of a shutdown. their goal is to keep the government open past thursday. they're firing back. >> we had one trump shutdown. nobody wants another one except him. >> reporter: even republicans shot down that idea. >> we don't want a government shut down on this. i think both sides have learned that a government shutdown is bad. it wasn't good for them. and we do have bipartisan support. >> you can say what you want. we're not getting support from the democrats on this mislegislation. >> reporter: president trump
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wants a deal that includes a border wall, close hag he calls immigration loopholes and changes to the visa program. he says if he gets these big ticket items, he'll give amnesty to the dreamers. they are undocumented immigrants brought to the country as children. putting more pressure on the situation, president trump's chief of staff, john kelly, told reporters he won't give congress more time to find a solution for the dreamers. the program protecting them from deportation expires on march 5th. the pentagon is preparing for a grand military parade at the request of president trump. sources say the president told top military brass quote i want a parade like the one in france. referring to the bastille daye vent he attended last year. the white house says it's an opportunity for americans to show their appreciation but it would cost taxpayers millions of dollars. a federal appeals court approved a $25 million settlement with trump university clearing the way for most students to get their money back. the president and his defunct company have promised to teach his success in real estate.
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thousands of people say the courses failed to deliver. there was no admission of wrong doing in that settlement. health officials say the nation's deadly flu epidemic could last until may. cdc says nearly 15,000 people have been hospitalized with the flu since october. that's the highest number ever. they're scrubbing everything at schools in eau claire, michigan. schools are closed yet again today but planning to reopen tomorrow. a catholic school in illinois is closed for the rest of the week and a quarter of all students were out sick on tuesday. >> wow, a quarter of the students. >> that's incredible. meantime, nearly half the country is under winter weather alerts. >> one storm stretches from the gulf coast up to michigan and another from iowa to the great lakes. >> and hundreds of flights have already been canceled. let's get the details on the forecast from accuweathers, paul williams. good morning, paul. >> good morning, kendis and diane. we have an icy mix of a mess,
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southern ohio. central and southern pennsylvania, going into virginia. shourn new england states, including philadelphia, new york, even up toward boston. and then let's talk about the snow. we're expecting a foot of snow throughout northern pennsylvania, new hampshire, even maine and this is part of a two-headed monster spreading this mess east of the mississippi. kendis, diane? >> thank you. and the philadelphia super bowl win meant some poor massachusetts lawmaker had to do the walk of shame. >> he lost his bet with philly area representative bob brady and that's why congressman spent tuesday wearing a eagles helmet around the hill. >> very subtle. very subtle. he sported the larger than should have been helmet at a house financial services meeting. he went all out. >> my favorite out of all of
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that is you saw there taking a selfie with him in the background. >> here's the thing though. brady, the congressman, not the quarterback, said payback was sweet because 13 years ago, he had to wear a patriots helmet. when the eagles lost to the pats. >> so he's been waiting 13 years. >> he must have been very excited. coming up what it sounds like to lose the super bowl and have your house robbed. gronk's 911 call just ahead. and later the buzz surrounding the next big movie of 2018. "black panther" is wowing critics and music fans with the release of an eye-popping video. you are watching "world news now." eye-popping video. you are watching "world news now."
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(male #1) it's a little something i've done every night since i was a kid, empty my pocket change into this old jar. it's never much, just what's left after i break a dollar. and i never thought i could get quality life insurance with my spare change. neither did i. until i saw a commercial for the colonial penn program. imagine people our age getting life insurance at such an affordable rate. it's true. if you're 50 to 85, you can get guaranteed acceptance life insurance through the colonial penn program for less than 35 cents a day, just $9.95 a month. there's no medical exam and no health questions. you know, the average cost of a funeral is over $8,300.
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okay - let's try this. it says you apply the blue one to me. here? no... make every day valentine's day with k-y yours and mine. two sensations. one great way to discover new feelings together. check out the mayhem of high school basketball, outside pittsburgh. it started with two players, then the crowd rushed the floor. police actually used pepper spray to break things up. one player and one officer were injured. some adults involved may face charges. breaking overnight, steve wynn has resigned as chairman and ceo of his own company. he's been under increasing pressure since reports of sexual
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harassment claims against him. >> wynn denies the allegations and says he believes they're part of a campaign led by his ex-wife. she denies any responsibility. he resigned from the republican national committee a day after the allegations were published. it's a really big deal because he's seen as a person who remade las vegas in the '90s and 2000s. and we have new information now on the other loss by rob gronkowski over the weekend. >> police released his 911 call after he realized his home was burglarized while he was at the super bowl. here is todd from our station in boston. >> 911, where is your emergency? >> this isn't an emergency. this is rob gronkowski calling. while i was gone my whole house got robbed, while i was at the super bowl trip. i just got back. >> reporter: report of the
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burglary on gro burglary of gronkowski's house. thieves gained access by breaking a window. the patriots returned to gillette stadium a short time later, gronk and his housemates arrived home and discovered they had had been burglarized. >> speak with the home owner while he was away on his trip, his house was broken into, possible guns taken. >> we're not commenting on the nature of the items stolen, only to protect the integrity of the criminal investigation we expect to bring to a conclusion. >> surveillance cameras and fences surround gronk's property. police are not saying if he had a security system that was active at the time of the burglary. >> it's tough to suffer this unfortunate loss and then get home and be a victim of this kind of crime. >> that's too bad. >> it is. but i do like that he's very calm. same way he is on the football field. he was very calm. >> he's used to being under pressure. when we come back it's the biggest story in the skinny
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history. >> and we're not over selling it at all. >> "the skinny" is next. at all. >> ""the skinny"" is next. sometthat's when he needs the way ovicks vaporub.'s sleep. proven cough medicine. with 8 hours of vapors. so he can sleep. vicks vaporub. goodnight coughs.
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♪ skinny, give me "the skinny" ♪ >> my favorite part is skinny. >> i love it. >> welcome back to skinny land or maybe the skinny cafe. we haven't quite worked out what we're calling it but we're debuting a brand new look and sound for the skinny. >> new set. looks like the old set. >> and they're making us get up, so we actually have to wear shoes. >> to help us stay awake. about this new theme song, "the skinny" will also be so skinny, but the new jam is in just give me the skin any. can we drop that beat again. ♪ skinny, just give me the
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skinny ♪ >> and that voice it sounds familiar. is it pink with the flu? >> maybe. >> lady gaga? >> definitely not. >> our own diane macedo? >> what? >> what was that like? what was that about? >> what? recording it? our producer bryan said he wanted to do a new skinny song and went through a bunch of different options and gave me the sound and asked me to record something over, some lyrics and do something with it and that's what we came up with. >> i love it. >> this is the really high budget recording process. so, my headphone is attached to an actual phone, which has the music on it because we can't feed through the actual recording headphones. >> and it's going to be available on title friday morning? >> absolutely. we're already topping the billboard. it's huge. >> we're so happy to have the new look, feel, music.
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we'll get used to it. and now to the hype for "black panther". almost as much hype as for the new skinny. >> so critics have been able to screen the movie from our parent company, disney and can barely contain their excitement. >> it has a 100% perfect score on rotten tomatoes. "forbes" calls it a tour deforce. one of the best blockbusters of the decade. >> and we have video for the sound tracks lead single, all the stars and features grammy winner, kendrick lamar and zsa in their first collaboration together. >> the movie hits theaters next friday and the music video is almost as cool as the one we shot for "the skinny." >> absolutely. oh, hey there. and speaking of super heroes and movies, we would like to welcome ryan to our new staff. >> thank you for being here.
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>> yes, on such a special occasion. >> ryan says he has pretty big news as well, by the way. "deadpool" 2's release date has been confirmed as well as all things for the '80s. >> he tweeted, take your passion and make it happen, in reference to "flash dance." instead of water, he's being shower would shell casings. >> he's bullet proof. you can see the film. and what fans really want is a trailer. ryan, come on, when is it happening? >> have we not seen a trailer for it? he's heard so much about it. you don't even like ryan reynolds. >> i was trying to get him to know who the trailer is. >> well, next to the kardashian baby boom and new mom, kylie jenner who just welcomed a new baby girl into the world. >> this is the first child for 20-year-old daughter of caitlin and chris. she kept the pregnancy relatively private and now she
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and rapper travis scott have now announced the baby's name. >> the baby stormi webster. she posted to instagram along with a picture of the baby holding mom's hand with a fresh mani, of course. >> big sister, kim kardashian tweeted her approval of sorts with a single storm emoji. >> kim and kanye named their baby, chicago. khloe is pregnant with her first kid. >> there's lots of babies for the kardashians right now. >> there's got to be a kardashian not pregnant with a kid that you know of. finally, more congratulations. >> yeah, to carson wentz, the quarkt, for the eagles. of course we're not talking about nick foles, the guy that was there as a back up and mvp. >> it's complicated. >> it's complicated.
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>> wentz was sidelined 14 weeks into the season. and he still had to buy a ring at the end of all that. >> he proposed to his girlfriend and they are engaged. congrats. proposed to his girlfriend and they're engaged. congrats.
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actress nicole eggert who accused scott baio of molesting her has reportedly filed a police report. according to tmz, eggert went to the los angeles police department with claims she was sexually abused on the set of "charles in charge" while she was a minor. >> she was accompanied to the station by fellow cast member who claims to have witnessed some of the alleged incidents. a rep for baio says he's pleased she went to authorities with what they call her quote ever changing story.
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and uma thurman pressured into a sunt that left her injured. >> reporter: director quinton tarantino calling his decision to pressure uma thurman to drive in this famous "kill bill" scene, the biggest regret of his life. the apology comes as thurman released this footage given to her of this scene, showing her struggling to control the blue convertible as it careens off the road, smashing into a tree. tarantino says he believed the car was safe, but the actress telling "the new york times," she did not want to drive what she called a death box, saying the crash left her with permanent damage to her neck and knee. tarantino, also under fire for this 2003 radio interview with howard stern, which he appears to defend roman polanski, who pleaded guilty to having sex
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with an underage girl. >> he didn't rape a 13-year-old. it was statutory. look, she was down with it. >> reporter: tarantino has not respondsed to our request for comment. as for the crash, thurman is proud of tarantino for eventually giving her that footage. >> this is more than a decade in the making. there are some people coming to tarantino's defense, including the actress diane kruger saying this is an important moment in time and my heart goes out to uma and anyone who's ever been a victim of sexual assault. coming up we have more news for you. also don't miss our updates on facebook. stick around.
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making news in america this morning, president trump's chief of staff john kelly doubles down after suggesting some immigrants were too lazy to apply for daca protection. this morning, where the immigration debate stands now as lawmakers rush to avoid a government shutdown before tomorrow night's deadline. breaking overnight las vegas casino tycoon steve wynn steps down from his company amid sexual misconduct allegations. what prompted him to resign now? elon musk tells us what surprised him the most about his groundbreaking launch sending his car toward mars. >> i didn't really think this would work. >> what it could mean now for the future of space travel. plus, the new warning about snapchat after photos of teen girls hacked and posted

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