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making news in america this morning, breaking overnight, a train derailing. one of its cars landing in a creek. >> we started seeing water coming into the bottom of the train. yes, and it was rising fast. >> rescue crews rushing to the scene smashing windows checking for survivors. crucial contest, voters heading to the polls today in four state, could it be bernie sanders' last stand as hillary clinton pulls away in the polls and donald trump hoping to pile up more delegates. we're live on another big day in the presidential election. floating to safety.
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crash. and epic frustrating on the soccer field. medics having trouble carrying off an injured player. good tuesday morning, everyone. we'll start with the breaking news, a commuter train derailing in northern california, part of it landing in a fast-moving creek. overnight. that train careening into the water after going off the rails in bad weather. rescue crews quickly jumped into action. smashing a window, a firefighter frantically searching for passengers. the a.c.e. train was carrying them from san jose to stockton in alameda county. >> it went off the track and stopped right at the edge which was a blessing. >> reporter: new video showing the partially submerged car laying on its side water rushing
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>> the train flipped and started seeing water coming in the bottom of the train and rising fast and we all realized we were fine except for one lady, she was pinned at the top end of the first train. >> reporter: officials calling it a miracle that everyone survived and passengers still in disbelief that they were able to walk away. >> it's scary. it's still scary, you know, somebody was watching over us tonight, everybody got out. and everybody is going to hopefully be okay and, you know, all i can say is we've got a lot to be thankful for. i was never more happy to see flashing lights in my life. >> several people on board were okay. >> this morning no word yet on the cause of that but one official said it struck a tree that had fallen onto the tracks and it was raining heavily at the time. that storm system part of the el nino-fueled system that pummeled the west coast from san francisco to san diego uprooting tree, collapsing roofs and even
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if you check out this radar system those storms are finally moving out but more showers expected for the west coast. beginning on friday. >> to politics, millions of americans heading to the polls in four states. >> this latest round follows a big announcement from michael bloomberg saying he will not enter the race because his candidacy could help trump or cruz win the election. it's "your voice, your vote." we get the latest from abc's stephanie ramos. good morning, stephanie. >> good morning to you and kendis as well. a big voting day and we are one step closer to knowing which candidate will be their party's nominee. it's time for another face-off at the polls in battleground states. >> thank you. wow, i am so happy to be here. >> reporter: hillary clinton at a rally in detroit, michigan, telling the crowd she wants to be their small business president to help folks get ahead but she needs their votes. >> the sooner i could become
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begin to turn our attention to the republicans. >> reporter: clinton feeling confident looking beyond bernie sanders and even thinking about how he can help her. >> i would hope to be able to enlist bernie in helping me reach out to his supporters if i am so fortunate enough to be the nominee. >> reporter: but sanders is not going anywhere. >> if there is a large voter turnout, we will win. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: to win the nomination, he would need to secure every remaining state by ten points with contests in idaho, mississippi and hawaii, the big prize today is michigan where both donald trump and hillary clinton have competition? everybody. >> reporter: trump at a rally in mississippi overnight asking the crowd to pledge their support for him as the gop rival hangs on his heels in the same state. >> the men and women here and across the state are in the position to decide this outcome. >> reporter: senator ted cruz scoring wins on saturday in
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hard in michigan and mississippi where he and john kasich expect to do well. as for marco rubio he is still struggling a bit. only winning 2 of the 20 contests so far but says he is staying in despite calling from trump telling him to get out. we'll see what happens. tell. florida. stephanie ramos, thank you. transcending politics are the sympathies and condolences pouring in for first lady nancy reagan. mrs. reagan will lie in repose tomorrow and thursday for public viewing before being buried friday at the ronald reagan presidential library next to her husband. the first lady will attend. mrs. reagan died sunday at her home in los angeles at the age of 94. vice president joe biden is in the middle east this morning where he's promising that the u.s. will destroy and, quote, squeeze the heart of isis biden
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members at an air base near abu dhabi a main launching point there specifically targeting isis fighters. biden and his wife are set to visit israel, the west bank and jordan. overnight the military revealing think details about a deadly drone strike hitting terrorists in somalia. a pentagon spokesman said more than 150 al shabaab militants were killed while preparing to launch a large-scale attack. it's the same group that detonated a bomb on a commercial passenger jet in somalia last month. getting alarming new images from the epicenter of the humanitarian crisis in europe. tens of thousands of migrants camping out now that the greece/macedonia border route has been closed. a majority are women and children living in horrible conditions. this as turkey and the european
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a deal which would allow more refugees into that country. well, a tragic passing to note. victoria mcgrath was injured in the boston marathon bombing and recovered and was set to graduate from northeastern this spring. mcgrath and her college roommate were killed in a car accident in dubai. one of the heroes who helped mcgrath the day of the bombing said she understood the fragility of life. she was just 23 years old. an update on the teenager critically injured last month's deadly shooting in kalamazoo, michigan. 14-year-old abby kopf is expected to leave the hospital for a rehab facility. abby's daughters have been talking about donating her organs when she squeezed her mother's hand, and her dad says she's now laughing and joking. a go fund me page for abby has raised more than $50,000. "dancing with the stars" co-host erin andrews is thanking her supporters after winning a $55 million award in the case she brought against her stalker and a hotel in nashville. a jury says michael barrett should pay 51% of the penalty
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other 49%. attorneys for the hotel companies involved say they're not sure yet if they plan to appeal. well, still ahead, a recall involving a popular item at starbucks. and fast-acting hero. a police officer pulling kids from a burning car. the dramatic rescue caught on camera. plus, road hazard. nope, that's not a hood ornament. a car heading down a highway
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these incredible images showing a california highway patrol officer rescuing two women and two children from their burning car. the officer just happened to be behind that car in monterey when it burst into flames. all four victims were treated for smoke inhalation. no word on what sparked that fire.
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hulk hogan sex tape trial in st. petersburg, florida. the pro wrestler testified his former best friend bubba the love sponge propositioned him to have sex with his then wife heather. hogan says he eventually gave in but it wasn't until five years later that he learned a sex tape had been made and leaked. >> i was pretty robbed. i felt -- i felt numb. i still was holding out hope that bubba did not do this to me. >> hogan is now suing gossip website gawker for $100 million for posting the video. gawker is citing freedom of the press. well, new images this morning of a plane crash we told you about yesterday. take a look at this surveillance video it actually captured this single engine plane as it hit the ground in new york from 2,000 feet up. that's after the plane deployed the parachute system, softening the impact. the pilot and his teenage daughter walked away from the crash virtually uninjured. just a scratch on his head. pretty remarkable, huh. >> before you grab your
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a recall that you should know about. the fda is recalling its popular sausage, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich sold texas, arkansas and oklahoma, all of this over concerns about listeria, no illnesses reported. so if you don't want egg and cheese today is the 11th annual national ihop is giving one free short tack of pancakes. it is a big fund-raiser. while they are eating patrons can make a donation to a children's hospital charity. so it's a good cause. >> and a good publicity stunt for i of hop. when we come back, a shocker in the world of maria sharapova failing a drug test. dropping the world's highest paid female athlete. and a medical first. a uterus transplant. patient talking about the
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dallas and houston. well, there is new fallout this morning after tennis star maria sharapova admitted that she failed a drug test at this year's australian open. >> sharapova has taken a drug to treat heart ailments for years but it turns out that drug was declared a banned substance this year because it allegedly boosts endurance in some users. sharapova claims she was unaware of that change and took full responsibility for what happened. >> i know that with this i face consequences, and i don't want to end my career this way. >> sharapova is starting a provisional suspension while her case is investigated. nike says during that investigation it is suspending its sponsorship of sharapova who is the top earning woman in sports and also watchmaker tag heuer says it is not renewing its contract with her. we're hearing from the first
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transplant in the united states. the 26-year-old going by lindsey appeared at a news conference with her husband and doctors at the cleveland clinic just two weeks after the surgery. lindsey was born without a uterus. doctors say she got a matching donor just minutes after her name was placed on the waiting list. >> now, i have prayed that god would allow me the opportunity to experience pregnancy, and here we are today at the beginning of that journey. >> lindsey will have to wait at least a year before getting pregnant with in vitro fertilization. nine others have been scheduled to have the transplant. a woman in illinois faces drunk driving charges after police saw this. this is insane. a 15-foot tree wedged into the grill of her car. she'd obviously run into it at that stopped her noticed the air bags were the driver admitted striking the where. and another apparent case of extreme driver error.
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police say dash cam video shows the driver of this garbage truck apparently distracted careening off the i-95 ramp and plunging 100 feet to a park blow. miraculously he survived but was reportedly cited for careless driving and not wearing a seat belt. now we go to some sports and we're taking it to the hoop this morning. >> that means some nba history and some teams punching their tickets to march madness. highlights from our guys at espn. max and the coach here with you. plenty of hoops to get to. and we're going to at oracle arena in oakland. the golden state warriors looking for win number 45 at home in the regular season. that would be an nba record. how about 300 threes in a season. that would be number 300. he had 41 against orlando. a magic team that although they trailed by 17 going into the fourth, they would not go away.
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support steph, and the warriors hold on, they're now 56-6 all year. all right, chattanooga would win the southern conference title. tray mcclain, greg prior both score 13, first ncaa tournament bid for them since 2009. what about the colonial, unc wilmington and hofstra. that is the other denzel. denzel ingram, the late three. they deny the pride, and they're going dancing for the first time since 2006. in the m.a.c., these two cultivated an incredible rivalry this year. iona and monmouth and iona beats the hawks for a second time this season. goes down to the wire. monmouth has a good shot to get an at large according to our joe lunardi. >> all right. that's going to do it for us. enjoy your tuesday. for max, i'm the coach. see you later. >> thank you, guys.
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really all i could do was just throw my arm in the way. >> he is. he is my hero. he is the most amazing dad ever. >> oh, how adorable is this kid, huh? well, the game, believe it or not was actually an early birthday present for landon. he turns 9 next week and, of course, he's going to keep that bat. he deserves it, right. >> it's an early tenth birthday gift, as well. we'll hear, by the way, from the super dad shawn cunningham later on this morning on "good morning america." here is one for all the speed demons out there. a surefire way to leave everyone in the dust. >> there you see it. it's the souped up corvette. it's the world's fastest street legal electric car. you're looking at it hitting a record-breaking 186.8 miles an hour. >> wow. wow. >> this prototype was made -- made the run on the shuttle landing facility at the kennedy space center in florida. >> yeah, so the heavily modified corvette is being used to research performance
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that. >> i can't help but ask what's the insurance on this car. >> it's probably quite up there. you wouldn't be able to insure it. nice job on the graphics. >> sure is. >> and we'll call this a stretcher fail during a soccer match in israel. poor number 7 injured. he's the guy on the stretcher. you see him right there. >> yeah. and take a look at what happens. first the guy carrying the front of the stretcher almost sits on his head, and then the guy in the back, well, then he drops the stretcher altogether. everybody is irritated, especially number 7. eventually number 8 plays the role of a good teammate, and he just picks him up. number 7 there and carries him off the pitch. >> he has every right to be angry with the situation. >> that's the part i'd be more scared about, being on the stretcher and looking up and going, oh, no. >> something tells me those
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if you don't. incredible bladder protection. double your money back guarantee. that's always discreet. checking our top stories, a nightmare commute in northern california after a train derailment. one car on the san jose to stockton train ended up partially submerged in a creek. the train may have actually hit a fallen tree. several people were hurt but should be okay. voters in four states casting ballots today. front-runners donald trump and hillary clinton are holding double-digit leads in the polls in michigan, the biggest prize today. and erin andrews is thanking her supporters after being awarded $55 million in the case she brought against her stalker and a hotel in nashville. the hotel companies involved are considering an appeal. today's weather, violent storms in texas with rain up into the great lakes. mountain snow over the rockies, more rain for the upper west
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and finally this morning, peyton manning says he doesn't exactly know what's next in life and despite his retirement, he's not leaving football completely behind. >> yeah, manning says he's going to take part in his family's famous quarterback camp this summer, but as for another nfl game, of course, or season, that's just not going to happen as abc's clayton sandell reports. >> reporter: peyton manning will miss football as much as football will miss him. >> i revere football. i love the game. >> reporter: winning the super bowl turned out to be the ultimate retirement party. >> the denver broncos have taken super bowl 50. >> reporter: for a player who thought his career might be over in 2011, neck surgeries sidelined him an entire season in indianapolis, but in denver he fought back becoming a five-time mvp, the only quarterback to win two super bowls for different teams. >> i finished my football race, and after 18 years, it's time. >> reporter: for the first time manning publicly addressed
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at the university of tennessee. >> i did not do what has been alleged, and i am not interested in relitigating something that happened when i was 19 years old. >> reporter: manning known as the sheriff for laying down the law rides into the sunset with one last trademark call. >> omaha. >> reporter: and manning now says he's going on vacation. he's going to play a little bit of golf before deciding what to do next. clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> maybe golf? next career? is that a hint? >> who knows. i'm sure he'll plenty of time to do it. but, you know, there's going to be another good-bye. they're holding another good-bye event for manning later this month in indianapolis where he played for so many years and won his first super bowl. >> and he's going to actually stay in denver with his wife and 5-year-old twins. apparently they like it down here and says i don't throw as good as i used to, don't run as i used to but have good timing. timing is everything. >> good to see him go. all right.
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>> stay with us for "good morning america," everyone. have a great tuesday. football fans everywhere need to know how much they've meant o me over the years. fans, you were at the core of what makes this game remarkable. >> peyton thanking the fans for 18 great years. now the broncos will have to move forward without him on the field. >> what's next? we'll have all that coming up and more. thank you for joining us on denver 7. i'm keelie patterson. >> i'm mitch jelniker. it's tuesday, march 8th. you probably saw rain yesterday, maybe a little bit of snow. let's get our forecast from lisa. >> we had a mix on the roads.


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