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looking at incredible video. firefighters saved three children and their mother from that second floor apartment, bringing all of them down from balcony. one of the children said the family's smoke alarm also saved
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them. >> i'm on top of my bed. right beside the smoke alarm. and in my mind i was thinking is someone cooking at night? >> one building in the complex even collapsed. the cause of the fire is under investigation. actress heather locklear is in legal trouble again. >> she allegedly beat her boyfriend and attacked three officers. >> and over the years facing charges for dui in 2008 and 2016. >> meanwhile, shortly after her arrest, they arrested her boyfriend for dui. >> quite a banner night in that household. bill cosby's daughter, ensa passed away at the young age of 44. the cause chronic kidney
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disease. she was one of five children. their only son, you'll remember, was killed during a robbery attempt in 1997. and cosby is due back in court in his sexual assault retrial in a week. and turning to countdown to the oscars. they're trying to work around the clock, transforming usually busy hollywood boulevard to the oscar red carpet. >> and a little rain in l.a., temperatures in the upper 40s but they're hoping that by sunday forecasters are calling for 62 degrees and sunshine. >> good news for anybody trying to get their updos to look their best. when we come back jack is here with the second to last "bachelor" recap. >> you wanted to make sure he hadn't taken off.
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♪ skinny the skinny the skinny so the world tour of the bachelor has taken arie and his remaining ladies to peru. >> let's check in with our chief senior global "bachelor" analyst. >> he's got a smile because it's almost over. >> i'm two for two this week. batting a thousand. i wasn't the only one batting a thousand. roll that beautiful "bachelor" footage. nothing like dune buggy riding. this is arie and kendall. when she's not doing taxidermy she's kissing arie in the back off a dune buggy. eventually this whole thing wound up in the fantasy suite. she said i'm falling in love with you. he said i'm falling for you too. important difference.
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kendall, we'll see what happens. next lauren b. she got a plane ride with arie. they checked out what's called the nazca lines. >> proof of aliens. >> google that. arie actually went first. he said i love you first. >> not i'm falling in love with you. >> three words, "i love you." she said the same. >> she didn't say thank you? >> no. they went off to the fantasy suite. she continues her rise through the ranks. next boat trip with bekha k. he called their relationship the safest, most comfortable of the three so far. he also called himself a goofy dude.
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they're hanging out in the tent. both of them said i love you to each other. >> wait, but he already did that. >> he's doubling down. making promises he can't keep. >> cashing checks he don't have. >> after all the kissing was done, the weirdness. bekha's ex ross showed up in peru. he just rolled in. ross finally goes and lays his ross finally goes and lays his heart out for old bekha. she's like dude, you need to get out of here. total nothing burger. #wasteoftime. next, rose ceremony. you know how things go. timeout. this happened before.
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>> kendall needs a moment with arie. sound bite of the day. >> i've just been thinking a lot about us. and i don't know. i don't think we can get there. >> maybe we'll see kendall flouncing around on the beach. when arie finally collected herself and got back inside, lauren b. gets a rose, as we know. shocker that. bekha k. will eventually get a rose and that sets up up the most dramatic, emotional finale, merciful finale in "bachelor" history. two words -- "next week." two more words "bachelor analyst out." that was three. >> bye, jack.
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we love you. >> he doesn't know how to count. that explains that. moving on from "bachelor" now. "a wrinkle in time's" stars on the blue carpet. >> the cast promoting the movie and they're getting hard hitting questions like one to oprah asking what's it like to be oprah? >> who pumps their own gas? >> i do. >> i don't. >> i don't. i wouldn't know what to do. >> coffee runs to starbucks. >> i do that. i just went two weeks ago and the woman said owe name and i said oprah and she said how do you spell that. >> somebody doesn't know me. >> i love that idea. who are you?
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>> if you're worried this awards season would pass britney spears by, think again. her fragrance line. >> it's called fantasy in bloom. her sons asked her but receiving the honor. >> when i was getting ready my sons are like mom, are you going to the oscars? and i said it's kind of like the oscars and i won the biggest award there. and they were just really ready to get my [ bleep] out of the house. >> past recipients included last year's winner, paris hilton for her scent goldrush. >> there's an award for everybody and everything.
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remember we reported 50 cent was paid more than 50 cent with bitcoin. and that payout would now be about $7 million. but that is not the case. that's like the spice girls reunion. no. >> so it turns out he did get paid in bitcoin but he immediately converted that to u.s. dollars. so as for all the rumors making him sound like a rich genius, he said he was happy to let the rumor mill keep churning. >> so he's just broke and not very smart financially. >> he got more than 50 cent. and finally the new york knicks and their losing record this season. it has not stopped some of their famous fans from stepping up court side. >> the internet is really, really happy with one that's
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here are some of the top headlines we're following on "world news now." the deputy accused of remaining outside during the stoneman douglas high school shooting is speaking out for the first time. the president says he would have rushed into the school, even without a weapon. and a 17 year old who almost died during that shooting was overcome by emotion as she thanked the first responders and doctors who saved her life. you can see flames shooting out of the engine of the southwest airlines jet just after takeoff and it forced the plane to return to salt lake city. many were scared. experts say the problem with the
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engine was a surge, kind of like a car engine backfiring. quite scary for passengers but not usually dangerous. and planning a traditional wedding gift for harry and meghan. two new titles. they'll be announced on their wedding day in may. those are some of our top stories this tuesday, february 27th. >> from abc news, this is world news now. we're going to start this half hour with president trump turning up the heat on lawmakers to take the action in the aftermath of the school massacre. >> they had a moment of silence and rid the names of all 17 victims. gun control is expected to come up today when the senate meets with house republicans after saying it's okay to disagree with the nra.
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>> reporter: president trump demanding action to protect schools. >> we have to take steps to harden our schools so that they're less vulnerable to attack. >> reporter: the president wants to ban bump stocks. the nra against that. trump's push to raise the age to buy rifles from 18 to 21. >> there's nothing to be afraid of and if the nra is not with you, we have to fight them every once in a while. that's all right. >> he appears to be softening his position on raising the age of rifles. >> and to try to pretend he's being influenced by any one group would be ridiculous. >> reporter: the most controversial part, arming educators. >> educators should educate and not be foisted this responsibility of packing heat in first grade classes. >> nearly two weeks after the massacre. president trump harshly criticized the response of the shooting.
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reports of deputies waiting during the rampage. scot peterson resigned. video allegedly showed him failing to confront the shooter. >> the way they performed was frankly disgusting. i believe i would have run in even without a weapon and i believe you would have too. >> peterson released a statement calling them unfounded and not true. >> kenneth, thank you. first lady melania trump offered praise to the students. she made the comments while addressing the spouses of the nation's governors. she expressed support for students' rights to spread their message. >> i have been heartened to see
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children across this country using their voices to speak out and try to create change. they're our future and they deserve a voice. >> mrs. trump also used the opportunity to call on adults to help children develop positive habits on social media. it's unclear how much hope hicks will say today. the closed door session will be part of that committee's russia investigation. now the panel's democrats are hoping hicks won't limit her testimony like former white house strategist, steve bannon has done. in addition to her current job, hicks had key roles on president trump's campaign as well as during the transition. and the trump organization says it's made a voluntary donation. they say the undisclosed amount of money is the profit from foreign government patrons from
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their hotels. they were earned through the end of last year. no reports on any specific country. critics are calling for more details about the country and where it came from. and the new memo relates to the republican bias. gop claims a warrant was issued against page due to a dossier paid for by clinton campaign. they say the dossier already confirmed what the fbi had against page and that the justice department was up front about any potential bias. >> this is not some effort as the republicans want to portray it as the deep state opposing donald trump. that's nonsense. bob mueller needs to be able to do his investigation and they
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need to stay out of his way. >> the president has insisted there was no collusion on his part. the federal government is already preparing for the next flu outbreak. the head of the fda announced they're working on next season's flu vaccine and focusing on why it's not as effective as another strain. 97 children have died from the flew since october. turning now to the deadly storm system raking across the nation's midsection. >> those storms heading eastward, pushing dozens of rivers to bursting points. here is marcus moore. >> reporter: water from a swollen ohio river is now just feet away are from this floodwall here in paducah. and that is a floodgate installed for the first time in 7 years. officials here trying to protect the city from the threat of flooding. in fact 70 rivers across this region are at or above flood stage. the ohio river is 20 feet above normal levels and there is more
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rain on the way. and now an already saturated ground in the northeast is causing landslides. look at this scene in charleston. in pittsburgh, a home ripping apart. and back here in kentucky, the ohio river is expected to crest this week at 50 feet. that is 11 feet above flood stage and officials expected to stay at that level into next week. meaning these floodgates could be in place for some time. marcus moore, abc news, paducah. quite a different show of force from mother nature over the skies of northern california where it turned everything white there. >> check that out. so that's hail on the ground. it was the first much needed precipitation the city has seen in more than a month. and by tomorrow the nearby sierra nevada mountains could get as much as four feet of snow.
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>> a good time to head to the mountains. a rare snowfall in rome caught the italian capitol by surprise. >> up to six inches of snow brought down road, rail and air transportation. as the army was enlisted to shovel the slush. >> and snowman could be seen side by side with roman ruins. >> over at the vatican there was even time for a snowball fight. american seminary students verses their british counterparts. >> they shut down the grounds because of a snowball fight that broke out. they didn't know what to do. >> might as well make the most of it. coming up, a warning about one of the holiday season's hottest gifts they've reported. their instant pots are melting.
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seven people facing charges for creating this chaos on a boston highway. more than two dozen motorcyclists, atvs and off road bikes were caught on video driving recklessly on interstate 93. you see the mess they left behind. a trooper shot one birk ker in foot after he drove his atv at them. and there are concerns this morning about a spike in sexting monday teens. researchers say 27% of kids under 18 are receiving sexually explicit texts and nearly 15% are sending them. psychologists say many don't realize their pictures could end up in the wrong hands. a study says 12% forward them
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without consent. warren buffett is being credited with giving a boost to airline stocks all because he said that he wouldn't rule out owning an entire carrier. the shares of all the major airlines in the u.s. posted solid gains after the comment. berkshire hathaway already holds about $200 billion worth of stock in four u.s. airlines. >> get ready to fly buff gett airline. amazon has a new way to try before they buy. augmented reality technology allows customers to see exactly what that piece of furniture or appliance might look like inside their home before clicking the buy button. a great idea. you can't really touch it, you don't know the material. but awesome idea. >> beggar, chooser. and now to a warning about
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the instant pot after some owners reported their pots have melted. >> here is gio benitez with more of what you need to know and if you are in danger. >> reporter: it was one of the most talked about brands of the holiday season. >> it's called the instant pot. >> it does slow cooking, pressure cooking, even makes rice. >> instant pot. everybody's using it. >> one woman even crediting her instant pot with losing 80 pounds. >> it makes cooking healthy food fast. >> reporter: but some units of one model have not only been cooking, but also melting. this is what mother of three vanessa says she discovered on her instant pot multi-cooker just two weeks ago. the bottom melted, the wires scorched. >> i was scared. >> reporter: the company saying on facebook we have received a
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small number of reports of the multicooker overheating, resulting in localized melting damage. one customer saying i have seen bubbles forming on the bottom of mine. the complaints only about one of instant pots 14 models. gm65 8 in 1 multicooker. it's their only model with that oval shape. instant pot telling abc news and its customers that they'll provide next steps about replacements shortly but the company has not issued a recall. >> there's a lot of great family meals to be cooked in that. >> reporter: the safety of home cookers on the minds of many after a recent episode shows it setting fire to a popular character's home. crockpot clarifying for nearly 50 years we have never received any consumer complaints similar to the fictional events portrayed.
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in fact the safety of our product renders this nearly impossible. vanessa wants this scare to be her last. >> i don't know if i'd ever want to get another instant pot. i enjoyed how it cooked my food. but not as much as i enjoy the safety of my family. >> reporter: guy owe benitez, abc news, new york. >> would we be as concerned if we didn't learn jack died in the fire on "this is us"?news, new . >> would we be as concerned if we didn't learn jack died in the fire on "this is us"? >> we're really concerned about that though. we love jack. >> you saw that coming a long time ago. >> oh, man. >> no doubt. you could see that coming. >> don't give too much away. >> i finally saw it. and at least he saved the dog. what were we talking about again? >> doesn't make us not cry. all right. coming up. >> why did jack have to go back in the house? that's not what we're
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talking about. a single post could be worth tens of thousands of dollars. how they're cashing in on their social media game. cashing in he eir social media game. social media game. test test
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♪ fame make as ♪ fame make as man turn things over ♪ ♪ fame makes a man think things over fame makes him ♪ how much money did you earn from instagram last year from all your posts? >> a big whopping zero. >> yeah. about the same. >> zero. >> but yet we have a college dropout making a seven-figure income as a result. >> let's check this with linzie janis. >> reporter: front row seats are usually reserved for magazine editors and movie stars. but the latest it-girls are instagram influencers.
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they are the reality tv stars of the social media gasoline r generation. >> they put us in a spot that was at the end of it runway so we could get a great shot of the girls. >> reporter: designers pay them thousands of dollars for a single post and expected to reach 10 billion by 2020. danielle burnsteen has nearly 1.8 million instagram followers. at 25 years old she's already made the 30 under 30 list. her brand includes a blog, a podcast and her own clothing line, earning her upwards of seven figures a year. danielle posts snippets of her daily life almost constantly. >> we're on our way to one of my favorite shows. the runway is absolutely stunning. it's like wallpaper everywhere.
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>> reporter: with pieces retailing in the thousands. throughout the show bernstein's followers are living vicariously through her insta-story. >> and after the show ends i quickly decide which ones are my favorites and i post those. >> reporter: influencer advertising is changing the industry. >> they're thinking differently about how they're spending that money. they're recognizing there's this appeal. >> reporter: last year the federal trade commission stepped in reminding social influencers they're required to disclose paid posts. >> if i got asked what is my five-year plan, it's to continue to invest in my businesses,
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invest in new ones and being a boss. and speaking of boss, he's back. >> who?
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ah. ♪nausea, heartburn, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea!♪ all all right, it's time for an abbreviated this happened and we're starting off with this amazing video that happened at a soccer game. you're looking at soccer fan, jose richard galego, enjoying a soccer game despite being blind and deaf. the man on his left is his interpreter who created a system of unique designs to allow jose to follow the game. he has a mock field and follows the play by play with his hands. he says he loves being able to follow the game this way, be there live and feel the warmth of the people. >> and imagine when there's a score. goal!
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and now to a wonderful scene that says this is america. atv in kansas city, missouri just a normal day. that guy's naked. police are chasing him. he crossed several highways there. they were trying to pick him up. you didn't care. >> in fairness is there any other way to ride the atv down the highway? >> no. >> dude is naked. >> the audio's the best. dude is buck naked. today is national pancake day and we look back at someone who has probably never eaten a pancake or a carb for that matter. >> reporter: this 29-year-old needs no introduction. >> i am a model with an academia background. i have a ph.d. >> reporter: ever since he became a viral sensation as the so-called sexiest math teacher
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in the world. >> i didn't realize. oh, my god they're taking pictures of the notes. i'm such a good lecturer. >> reporter: he had a career in modeling but he put that on hold to pursue a career in math and engineering. but after going viral, the only math people wanted to know was -- how many abs do you have? >> it's all one piece. >> reporter: some of his most popular posts are of his workouts. what better than to hit the gym. good effort, i think. >> reporter: you ever skip ab days? >> sometimes when i'm sleeping i skip. >> reporter: two more. >> what are you doing? >> reporter: i have two more pancakes for you. >> i can see you celebrating
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this morning on "world news now" is the president ready to this morning on "world news now" is the president ready to take on the nra? >> president trump says he's willing but his latest actions might suggest otherwise. plus he would have run into the high school even unarmed. hope hicks set to appear on capitol hill. but how much will she say? a southwest flight forced to turn around and make an emergency landing. but hear what passengers are saying now. philadelphia borrows a hollywood idea to get just one guy's attention on this tuesday, february 27th. >> announcer: from abc news this is "world news now." >> points for creativity at least. >> by borrowing an idea from
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someone else. i would say. not originality. >> we'll have more on what they're trying to accomplish. but we're going to start with the battle over guns as president trump grapples with the best way to prevent another school shooting. >> the president appeared to have backed away from his call to raise age requirements. he slammed some of the deputies of the parkland shooting saying if he were there he would have run in unarmed. here is jonathan karl. >> reporter: president trump said he likely would have showed curage under fire and run into stoneman douglas high school himself to confront the killer. >> you don't know until you test it but i really believe i would have run in even if i hadn't had a weapon.
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>> reporter: the president revealed he had lunch sunday with wayne lapierre, leader of the nra, which is now under intense pressure. at least 16 corporations including delta airlines, and several major rental car companies have severed ties with the nra. but the president called the nra leaders patriots. >> and i want to tell you they want to do something. and i said it's too long, got to do something. half of you are afraid of the nra, there's nothing to be afraid of. >> reporter: and one idea would require a fight, a plan to raise the minimum age to buy a rifle from 18 to 21. the nra opposes the idea and since his lunch with the nra, he hasn't mentioned it. >> in concept the president still supports it, but in terms of legislation, we'd need to see what that looks like.
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>> reporter: the idea he is most enthusiastic about is allowing school officials and teachers to carry concealed weapons to school. >> i want highly trained people that have a natural talent like hitting a baseball or putting. >> reporter: but the governor of washington state rose to confront the president. >> i've listened to the first grade teachers who don't want be to pistol packing. we need to listen that educators should educate and not hoisted on this responsibility of packing heat in first grade classes. i suggest we need a little less tweeting and a little more listening. >> reporter: the president turned to the governor of texas, one of a handful of states that allows qualified teachers to carry concealed weapons. he says some schools have
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warning signs like this out front. >> warning if they attempt to cause any harm, they're going to be in trouble. >> reporter: the president says he's willing to fight the nra if necessary but has yet to back any specific bill the nra opposes. no gun legislation is going to move through the republican congress unless president trump pushes it. >> republicans are taking aim at delta airline over its decision to cut ties with the nra. lieutenant governor of georgia has threatened to derail a $50 million tax cut bill for delta unless the carrier reinstates its discount fares for nra members. he tweeted corporations cannot attack conservatives and expect us not to fight back. other lawmakers have pulled their support for that bill. and the deputy called a coward says he did not enter the building because he believed the gunshots were coming from outside.
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>> reporter: teachers for stoneman douglas continue to prepare for class to return. meanwhile, the school resource officer accused of waiting outside of the building defending himself. scot peterson saying through his lawyer that the allegations mr. peterson was a coward and failed to meet the standards of police officers are patently untrue. this as the sheriff is on defense himself. investigating reports several broward county deputies failed to act. israel says the tapes he's reviewed don't back up that call. now a democrat who has spoken out about arming teachers calling to be suspended for his ignoring repeated warning signs. and in a rare move, florida
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governor rick scott who rarely disagreed with the president but saying he'd rather see teachers teach and law enforcement with proper training. white house communications director hope hicks expected to be interviewed today. this all part of the russia investigation. it's not clear how much hicks will say. committee democrats say it's unclear whether she will seek to limit her testimony. that like former white house strategist, steve bannon. hicks had key roles on president trump's campaign and during the transition before her current job in the administration. and the program protecting dreamers remains in place now that the supreme court has denied a white house appeal for immediate action. that means it must make its way through the lower courts before possibly being considered by the justices.
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for now the government must consider renewing permits to allow young immigrants to stay. efforts to reform the program in congress have stalled. all public schools in west virginia will be closed for a fourth consecutive day as teachers across the state hit picket lines demanding more funding for their health plan. they're among the lowest paid in the country. former president george w. bush is among thousands who paid their respects to the late billy graham. graham died last wednesday at the age of 99. former president bush and first lady laura bush attended a viewing. he credited graham with changing his life. he also brought condolences from his father. >> billy graham and dad were great buddies. and i know he wished he could come too but he's not moving around much these days.
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but his spirit and heart is here. >> public viewing will continue and tomorrow and thursday he will be the first private citizen to lie in honor there since rosa parks in 2005. there's another reason for yankee haters to complain. >> the seattle seahawks russell wilson is now a yankee people. he smashed six homers joining batting practice with some of the sluggers. wilson said it's a dream come true. >> it's an honor to be here. ever since i was a young kid i've played two sports. football, baseball and basketball, really. but baseball's been a big part of my life. >> he was dealt to the yankees by texas.
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he won't be playing any spring training games. but the big headline, six home runs in batting practice. >> looking good for the pin stripes. looking good. jack? >> they're looking good again. >> thank you, jack. i knew i could count on you. and winning a super bowl appears to have made philadelphia sports fans pretty bold. >> they seem to have been inspired by the oscar-nominated movie. three billboards. they bought three billboards outside cleveland, ohio. >> so the goal was to entice lebron james to move to philly. so one billboard shows his number. philly wants lebron.
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also got number 23 with a number of the sixers young stars. >> complete the process. >> complete the process. so philly wants lebron. we'll see if they have the desired effect. >> lebron is a free agent i believe after this season, and he says he will stay home in cleveland, but there are a lot -- >> the team he always wanted to apply for is the philadelphia 6ers. >> said nobody? actually, 6ers are a pretty good team, they just need one more component. >> another piece of the puzzle. >> they just need lebron james. that is all. coming up a look at oscar nominees before they were famous. >> and the flames shooting from the engines of a southwest plane. passengers thought they were going to crash. how big of a concern is an engine fire like that? and a look at our behind the scene pictures. and a look at our behind the scene pictures.
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a landslide ripped apart a home in pittsburgh after the city's wettest february on record. well, some people handle plane delays in different ways, maybe tweet on the tarmac or complain to the cabin crew or this one who opened the emergency exit door. and jumped down the inflatable slide. they say the 25 year old shouted he was on the wrong flight before pulling the stunt. his ticket showed he was on the right plane and he faces multiple charges. >> oh, wow. and a southwest airlines flight was forced to return to salt lake city 20 minutes after takeoff after one of its engines caught fire. >> the flames were so big people
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on the ground could see them. here is david curley. >> reporter: look at the right side of that jet. flames shooting out of the engine every five seconds. on board even more dramatic moments after the southwest jet took off. >> the most scared i've been in my life. >> the other half of me is saying get it together. >> lots of praying. >> reporter: this video shot by a passenger after he alerted the flight attendant. >> i thought maybe they would find my phone in the wreckage. >> reporter: they turned around for an emergency landing. fire crews greeting the jet on the ground. what's actually happening is called a surge or compressor stall. think of it like a car backfiring. while surges like this can be frightening, they rarely threaten an aircraft or cause
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damage to the engine. david curley, abc news, reagan national airport. >> so that guy says he recorded it just in case it got worse he wanted -- >> whatever david curley tells me, if i see flames shooting from the engine of a plane i'm on, i'm not staying calm. >> i'm finishing that drink. >> bar cart, please. coming up, elvis presley is running for congress. it's no joke. we have the full story. but first we're counting down to the oscars. so it's a good time to check out this year's nominees perhaps before they were stars. before they were stars. perhaps before they were stars. sometimes a cough gets in the way of a good night's sleep. that's when he needs vicks vaporub. proven cough medicine. with 8 hours of vapors. so he can sleep. vicks vaporub. goodnight coughs.
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♪ a rainy morning on hollywood boulevar ♪ a rainy morning on hollywood boulevard. the oscars kicking off on sunday. some probably got their start cleaning carpets and then some. >> we decided to take a look at some of this year's oscar nominees before they became household names.
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here is chris connelly. >> reporter: yearbook pics of 2018 oscar nominees. these before they were stars performances. allison janny made her film debut in the 1989 drama who that's "call me by your name"'s best actor then in law and order. >> can you please not tell mom and dad about us playing x-box. >> reporter: also then justice system, frances mcdormett, a public defender on 1985 "hill street blues."
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and "dr. who." >> you had machine. did you make this happen? >> reporter: nominee sam rockwell in teenage mutant ninja turtles. >> anything you want to do, do it. know what i'm saying. >> reporter: willem dafoe had a question for susan sarandon in "the hunger." >> how about it? >> reporter: that's double nominee, mary j. blige 20 years ago on the jamie foxx show. then it was laurie metcalf, getting her big screen start in "desperately seeking susan." >> she is taking the car keys. that little sneak.
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what did she say about me? >> reporter: and long before taking on winston churchill, gary oldman played in 1986's "sid and nancy." he sang a twisted version of "my way." ♪ i did it my way >> reporter: chris connelly, abc news, los angeles. >> and somehow he's never won an oscar. can we guess. >> that is not fair. >> so this was someone who was homecoming queen, lead in every musical in french club and student council. meryl streep. so we were wrong. who is the next one? >> ricki lake.
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who is the next one? >> ricki lake.
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okay. okay. so you know those rich people always say money doesn't bring happiness? there's a recent study that found money does bring happiness. so if you make $105,000 in north america, that is the ideal america, that is the ideal income for happiness to kick in. >> so it doesn't just continue to keep going. the happiness level as you make more and more money? >> it does. based on the cost of living, everything else. >> what if you make more than that? >> you're just giddy. but if you make less, you're less happy. the study polled over a million 1/2 people who rate
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their lives from worst possible to best possible and the richer people were a lot happier. >> so anybody who makes more than 105,000 wants to send us the rest, we will take it off your hands. >> in the caribbean the satisfaction threshold is $35,000. >> we have to move to the caribbean. what are we doing here? and a bizarre event was pretty high attended. this was the owen wilson wow event. hundreds of people got together just to say wow, like owen wilson. that's it. they got all the way there for this.
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is anybody else confused? >> the summer months go for a hike, do something. this kind of tells you how warped in the brain i am because this is my favorite video of the day. this little kid in china who decides he's going to urinate on the elevator buttons. >> on. the elevator buttons? that is disgusting. >> why not? because they're there. but the door won't open the way it's supposed to. so karma, he has to press on his own pee to get out and he's stuck. >> no way. i hope he learned his lesson and hope he had to clean it too. over to a puppy. oliver really wanted to take his balloon outside.
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this morning on "world news now" the deputy labeled a coward by some is speaking out. this as president trump tells the nation's governors he'd run in and confront the shooter, even without a weapon. >> and a shooting survivor at the high school is also speaking publicly for the first time, saying she's grateful to be alive. and the new images of americans killed in an ambush overseas. >> it shows them just weeks before the fatal mission. and it was the fantasy not so sweet episode on the "bachelor." arie dropping the "l" word not just once but twice. he also dropped a girl as we prepare ourselves for the finale.
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our chief "bachelor" analyst is here. there was a lot to get through. on this tuesday, february 27th. >> narrator: from abc news, this is abc "world news now." do they normally say the "l" word? >> it's not usual for the bachelor to say it to the contestants, let alone two contestants. are you ready for this? >> don't give too much away. >> well, unlike arie, who clearly gave away a lot. >> so we're going to start this half hour with the florida deputy on the defensive after facing blistering criticism as the massacre unfolded. >> the officer is speaking out for the first time through his attorney. he says he followed his training
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by taking up a tactical position and initiating what's called a code red and didn't go in because he believed the shooter was outside. >> reporter: as teachers and students begin returning to the scene, that school resource officer accused of waiting outside of the building defending himself. saying the allegations that he was a coward are patently untrue. he said he received call it was fire crackers. then he heard gun shots outside. says the statements are uncalled for attacks on his character. and scott israel is on the defensive himself. >> i've given amazing leadership to this agency. >> reporter: israel now investigating nearby reports
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from coral springs officers that said several waited. but he says tapes don't back up the claim. and they responded to 18 calls related to cruz. two under review, including one in november saying cruz could be a school shooter in the making. >> the caller as you know came from massachusetts. she said the eventual killer was somewhere in palm beach county. >> and asked did the person who received that call follow up? >> indications are that he did not. >> reporter: in a rare move, governor scott says he disagrees with the president when it comes to arming teachers saying he'd rather see teachers teach and focus on law enforcement being in place to protect the students.
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the president continues to bash the police response to the shooting as he met with governors. he called their performance disgusting. now the president went on to suggest that if he was there, he would have acted heroically. >> i really believe -- you don't know until you are tested -- but i believe i'd run in even if i didn't have a weapon. i think most of the people in this room would have done that too. and while the president is calling on congress to take immediate action, fresh from a week-long recess, they observed a moment of silence but no bill addressing gun violence will go through unless backed by the president. a stoneman douglas student is back on her feet and expected to make a full recovery. they initially thought she was dead after finding her with gunshot wounds to her chest, abdomen and arm.
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a fire lieutenant was ordered to take her to a hospital 30 miles away but decided to take her to one closer instead. a decision that doctors say saved her life. >> i'm maddy wilford and i would just like the say that i'm so grateful to be here and it wouldn't be possible without the doctors and first responders and these amazing doctors and especially all the love that everyone has sent. >> and her doctors say she should be ready to return next week. the principal tweeted a photo of the staff on monday but maddy will be at school next week. >> remarkable recovery getting shot so many times. taking a look at what's happening overseas. russia has ordered humanitarian pauses. the five-hour stoppage follows
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more than 30 reported deaths monday. it also came hours after the syria to adhere to a 30-day u.n. backed ceasefire. and never-before-seen images. the video shows the men weeks before that deadly mission. here is martha raddatz. >> reporter: this is 25-year-old la david johnson just week before he and three other americans would be ambushed and killed. the tattoo across his test, his wife. and here he is with nigerian soldiers he was tasked to train. johnson was the mechanic and self appointed barber. >> is there something you can't do that you've been asked to do on this trip?
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>> not yet. >> well, let us know and we'll get you trained on it or just youtube it. >> reporter: and sergeant wright 29, an explosives expert. >> anybody can shoot a gun. demo is something else. >> reporter: the special forces unit had never come under fire but it's clear this is hostile territory. >> this here is isis. we have a boko haram. >> reporter: on october 3rd, wright, johnson and others headed to meet local leaders. but without air cover, heavy weapons or armor were sent to a far more dangerous mission to try to capture or kill a local terrorist. 24 hours later they were ambushed. >> there's no doubt in my mind what he would do for any member of that team. >> reporter: it's been an exhaustive investigation as to why the mission was changed.
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but the families of the fallen will be briefed before it is made public. martha raddatz, abc news, washington. >> incredible that footage was taken so soon. >> and that was part of a documentary that airs tomorrow night. and familiar names will be seeking the seat in congress. stacey dash. >> more recently she's worked as a contributor on fox news. she'll run as a republican. >> and this time in arkansas elvis presley. elvis d. presley that is. >> he's an elvis impersonator and now wants to be a member of congress from arkansas. he'll be running as a libertarian against rick crawford who is seeking a fifth term. >> he's no stranger to the ballot.
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maybe four is a charm. >> if not, there's always dog catcher. coming up, new legal trouble for actress heather locklear arrested for a domestic issue just hours before her boyfriend was also arrested. and a new honor for ed sheeran. ♪ come on now follow my lead >> heavy rain coming in from texas to missouri. more on that coming up. g in from texas to missouri. more on that coming up.
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looking at incredible video. firefighters saved three children and their mother from th looking at incredible video. firefighters saved three children and their mother from that second floor apartment, bringing all of them down from balcony. one of the children said the family's smoke alarm also saved them. >> i'm on top of my bed.
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right beside the smoke alarm. and in my mind i was thinking is someone cooking at night? >> one building in the complex even collapsed. the cause of the fire is under investigation. actress heather locklear is in legal trouble again. >> she allegedly beat her boyfriend and attacked three officers. >> and over the years facing charges for dui in 2008 and 2016. >> meanwhile, shortly after her arrest, they arrested her boyfriend for dui. >> quite a banner night in that household. bill cosby's daughter, ensa passed away at the young age of 44. the cause chronic kidney disease.
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she was one of five children. their only son, you'll remember, was killed during a robbery attempt in 1997. and cosby is due back in court in his sexual assault retrial in a week. and turning to countdown to the oscars. they're trying to work around the clock, transforming usually busy hollywood boulevard to the oscar red carpet. >> and a little rain in l.a., temperatures in the upper 40s but they're hoping that by sunday forecasters are calling for 62 degrees and sunshine. >> good news for anybody trying to get their updos to look their best. when we come back jack is here with the second to last "bachelor" recap. >> you wanted to make sure he hadn't taken off. >> you wanted to make sure he hadn't taken off.
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♪ skinny the skinny the skinny
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so the world tour of the bachelor has taken arie and his remaining ladies to peru. >> let's check in with our chief senior global "bachelor" analyst. >> he's got a smile because it's almost over. >> i'm two for two this week. batting a thousand. i wasn't the only one batting a thousand. roll that beautiful "bachelor" footage. nothing like dune buggy riding. this is arie and kendall. when she's not doing taxidermy she's kissing arie in the back of a dune buggy. eventually this whole thing wound up in the fantasy suite. she said i'm falling in love with you. he said i'm falling for you too. important difference.
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kendall, we'll see what happens. next lauren b. she got a plane ride with arie. they checked out what's called the nazca lines. >> proof of aliens. >> google that. arie actually went first. he said i love you first. >> not i'm falling in love with you. >> three words, "i love you." she said the same. >> she didn't say thank you? >> no. they went off to the fantasy suite. she continues her rise through the ranks. next boat trip with bekha k. he called their relationship the safest, most comfortable of the three so far. he also called himself a goofy dude.
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they're hanging out in the tent. both of them said i love you to each other. >> wait, but he already did that. >> he's doubling down. making promises he can't keep. >> cashing checks he don't have. >> after all the kissing was done, the weirdness. bekha's ex ross showed up in peru. he just rolled in. ross finally goes and lays his heart out for old bekha. she's like dude, you need to get out of here. total nothing burger. #wasteoftime. next, rose ceremony. you know how things go. timeout. this happened before. >> kendall needs a moment with arie.
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sound bite of the day. >> i've just been thinking a lot about us. and i don't know. i don't think we can get there. >> maybe we'll see kendall flouncing around on the beach. when arie finally collected herself and got back inside, lauren b. gets a rose, as we know. shocker that. bekha k. will eventually get a rose and that sets up up the most dramatic, emotional finale, merciful finale in "bachelor" history. two words -- "next week." two more words "bachelor analyst out." that was three. >> bye, jack. we love you.
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>> he doesn't know how to count. that explains that. moving on from "bachelor" now. "a wrinkle in time's" stars on the blue carpet. >> the cast promoting the movie and they're getting hard hitting questions like one to oprah asking what's it like to be oprah? >> who pumps their own gas? >> i do. >> i don't. >> i don't. i wouldn't know what to do. >> coffee runs to starbucks. >> i do that. i just went two days ago and the woman said name? and i said oprah and she said how do you spell that. >> somebody doesn't know me. >> i love that idea. who are you? how do you spell that exactly? bonus skinny round coming up
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>> if you're worried this awards season would pass britney spears by, think again. her fragrance line. >> it's called fantasy in bloom. her sons asked her about receiving the honor. >> when i was getting ready my sons are like mom, are you going to the oscars? and i said it's kind of like the oscars and i won the biggest award there. and they were just really ready to get my [ bleep] out of the house. >> past recipients included last year's winner, paris hilton for her scent goldrush. >> there's an award for everybody and everything. remember we reported 50 cent was paid more than 50 cent with
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bitcoin. and that payout would now be about $7 million. but that is not the case. that's like the spice girls reunion. no. >> so it turns out he did get paid in bitcoin but he immediately converted that to u.s. dollars. so as for all the rumors making him sound like a rich genius, he said he was happy to let the rumor mill keep churning. >> so he's just broke and not very smart financially. >> he got more than 50 cent. and finally the new york knicks and their losing record this season. it has not stopped some of their famous fans from stepping up court side. >> the internet is really, really happy with one that's court side there. ally happy with one that's
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making news in america this morning, the deputy who stayed outside during the florida school shooting defends himself explaining why he's not a coward. this while the white house responds to claims that president trump is backing off his push to raise the minimum age for rifle sales. and this morning, boycott backlash. republicans vow to punish the airline that cut ties with the nra. breaking overnight, some of the most popular items sold online by walmart and amazon are being exposed as counterfeit. the results of a federal investigation and the warning to online shoppers. a dramatic rescue. children saved from this burning building. hear from the 8-year-old who is being called a hero. plus, a surprise at the office. why standing at your desk may not be so good for you.

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