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access to the stars and their new projects. >> we're going inside "ok!" magazine for a look at james franco by the numbers. the actor is also a writer. in 2010, he published a series of 11 short stories titled palo alto. franco even has a writing degree from the brooklyn college for fiction. that's not the only college he's attended. after graduating from ucla, he enrolled in four different master's programs. he's also a musician. in 2012, he formed a rock duo, daddy. s if. >> you could say he's also one-half of an acting duo. some of their most famous movies, knocked up and the interview. he has one favorite word. scotch. the reason, he likes the way it
his net worth is $20 million. and that's james franco by the numbers. from the "ok! tv" city sightseeing celebrity bus in new york city, i'm sonia isabel. thanks so much for watching. we'll see you next time. >> "ok!" there. what made this particular attack seem so different from the previous ones? >> reporter: kendis, this attack was different. now, the attacks we see almost daily and have seen almost daily since october with very targeted. very specific. and very frequently young palestinian men with knifes. attacking israeli soldiers or someone who is obviously israeli. last night was different. the attack lasted for 20 minutes and the attacker didn't know who he was going to hit as he ran up that street.
american, injuring two arabs and at least ten other people. >> the randomness makes it so much more terrifying. molly, thank you so much for that report. the man suspected of shoot agidaho pastor six times last weekend has been arrested at the white house. the secret service says kyle oh dum allegedly through flash drives and other objects over the south fence last night. the pastor regained consciousness yesterday. the motive is unknown. authorities knew the suspect had flown to washington. the kansas factor the scene of a workplace shooting is set to reopen for business tomorrow. excel industries is giving workers an opportunity to return to the factory today to work through their emotions. employee cedric ford killed three people last month before being shot dead by police. the motive remains a mystery from florida, for explicit testimony in hulk hogan's $100 million lawsuit against gawker media over a sex tape. hogan said he didn't have a problem with the media discussing or even writing about
it was only when gawker posted an edited clip of the actual video that he said he began to suffer. >> i was just praying it was just a part of it and it wasn't a whole video. they played it for months and months and months and months and it made so much damage. we had to live with it, >> gawker says the publication was a legitimate scoop because hogan had talked openly about his sex life before. we don't count on too many things but here's one we can count on. a zoo keeper in north dakota has a baby kangaroo. actually with her right now. >> yeah, she's amanda due cart. and she's the new around the clock mother to barclay, a little kangaroo whose mother died several weeks ago. she carries barkley around in a flannel pouch. and sling. >> and they are going to be together for a while. barclay won't be able to leave the pouch for six months. by that time she should be able
other kangaroos are also there in the pen to all be together. doesn't it get big. >> it does get bigger after awhile. >> might get heavy. >> interesting. she says that every day is something different and she's getting personality. it's really fun. interesting. they say they get personality as little babies but a kangaroo, interesting. >> i love the notes from brian probably saying that the staff are hoping for a hoppy ending. > nice that's definitely a brian note. >> get it, hoppy ending. > not me. i don't know. >> that had you all -- that was your sort of genius. >> jack. >> sorry. sorry, jack. >> we're all fun. we're all really fun. >> yeah. hoppy ending. > coming up. >> because it's a kangaroo they hop. >> i get it. >> we're going to move on from this one. i think we've exhausted enough. a rare look at life board an aircraft carrier. an exclusive look.
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kasich also had a strong showing in michigan. but marco rubio continued to single state. we, the pentagon says u.s. warplanes targeted a top isis leader in syria last week. it's unclear whether the leader was killed. >> thousands of u.s. military personnel in the persian gulf are involved in that fight against isis. we get a rare inside look at that effort. we're "up all nightline" with abc's martha raddatz. >> reporter: do you have any ridgeals before you go out? >> go to the bathroom, say a prayer. >> reporter: lieutenant commander john hilt call sign johnny kittens is calm on the surface but he is about to be hurtled off an aircraft carrier to attack isis. lieutenant charles waik wear call sign wing nut has his camera rolling as he embarks on this risky mission flying in the dead of night over enemy
syria through a gathering storm. >> avoid the weather. >> reporter: we joined the mission hours before on the "uss harry s. truman, deployed to the persian gulf, the truman is home to more than 5,000 sailors and a jaw-dropping amount of military might. this is what they call the bomb farm. hundreds of precision guided weapons, millions and millions of dollars worth of ordinance aircraft. it is the rainbow warriors who make it happen. the maintainers in green, white launch and recovery, and the red bombs. >> a lot of ordinance been dropped. >> a lot more than my last three cruises combined. >> reporter: all that teamwork leads to this. lieutenant commander hilts leads a detailed mission brief where we were allowed to hear exactly what the night would hold. >> we're going after that oil infrastructure in syria. there will also be some
tanking and then possibly into the execution. we've got a 30-minute window to execute. >> reporter: that target an oil pipeline in a remote area of eastern syria. an effort to cripple isis' financial resources. >> whatever you can do to avoid some of the weather would be great. >> reporter: an intense storm develops. lightning strikes illuminate wick wear's night vision. but finally the target is in sight. >> three, two, one. >> reporter: the two pilots hit the target with a quick intense flare. but the mission is not over yet. >> we still have to come back and land on a moving aircraft carrier deck at night. really nobody else around the world operates at night the way america's navy does. >> it is an intense rush and at knighttime, your eyes can play all sorts of tricks on you in the dark. >> reporter: but as the military
back major cities under isis control, the danger will only increase. >> every time we take to the sky, there's risks inherently placed on us throughout the world. >> reporter: i'm martha raddatz on the "uss truman. >> incredible. >> absolutely fascinating. great reporting by martha. >> absolutely. it takes about for to get those pilots up in the air about 5,000 people from that crew to get them up from a ship that's about 20 stories high. >> yeah. >> isn't that remark able? >> that is. i was looking at martha's facebook page. she's done many of these exercises before and the video she was saying from inside the cockpit is unlike anything she's ever seen before.
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once again, it's time for those happen. >> and first up something ha happened that could have been a lot worse. a reporter live on the air on the side of the road. take a look. >> obviously, it was a chaotic and confusing situation. [ crash ] >> oh! boy. that was alex sal vij of ktvu in san francisco getting out of the way just in time. just in time. thankfully for the quick heads up by ris camera man therein gave lim a heads-up. nobody was seriously hurt which is pretty remarkable when you look at that video. this is a case in point for reporters across america it, treat your camera manuel. you never know when it could come in handy. >> is that why we call these things a live hit. >> didn't think about that.
drones to capture the action like, say, a jet ski catching some air off this massive wave. >> whoa. >> and boom goes the dynamite. >> oh, my gosh. that poor drone never had a chance. it went to a watery grave. >> poor guy. >> this video. >> that drone deserved that. >> is that what jack said? >>? >> the drone was asking for it. >> the video was taken in new zealand home to many beaches with bans on drones. maybe you're right, jack. >> they can't catch a breakdown under. >> oh, well, trotting the globe now we head from the land of the kiwis to the emerald isle where a bride was almost taken out during her big moment. >> by who? this little guy. wait for it, dive bombing ontoia malone's wedding dress. her nephew giving new meaning to taking the plunge. that poor kid.
sense about it because she knew what kind of nephew. >> my word. >> oh, my gosh. you could see this over and over again. i would never show children this age this video because my son would replicate it if he was a ring bearer. >> absolutely. finally just in time for easter, proof that bunnies really do love carrots. checking this scene out on japan's rabbit island, a herd of rabbits going for this gentleman's carrots. we have you had have some rabbits here in the studio, wouldn't he. >> that's it? he's just eating the carrots? >> what happened. >> we started out with the like fascinating video and end up with rabbits. >> where do they get the carrots from.
this morning on "world news now," primaries, caucuses and political drama. >> the results from you four states coming in overnight with trump taking a commanding lead and one key race an upset for the democrats. live coverage and insight just moments away. >> breaking overnight, white house arrest. the former marine accused of shooting a pastor in idaho is busted in washington. the unusual circumstances. and speaking out a juror who served on the o.j. simpson case reveals new details 22 years late per" tough questions decades after the verdict. >> and later it's sweet, soothing and has a flavor like nothing else. doctors now know why chocolate is so good for your brain. it's wednesday, march 9th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> we do say good morning. it is a busy wednesday. what a surprising tuesday we're
>> i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm rp. you're talking about the fechbts last night, caucuses and primaries. >> that took place in michigan. we'll start there with the results. some were calling a super tuesday. >> the big headline an upset win by bernie sanders in michigan, surprising even his own campaign. >> they were shocked by it. lake a look at the latest nones overnight. sanders winning by about 2 percentage points taking a majority of the state's delegates. the clinton campaign now reviewing what went wrong there and why all signs pointed to a big win for her in that state. this win likely to bolster the sanders campaign and help him raise more funds. it the other democratic primary in mississippi a clinton land side, 2 to 16%. >> on the republican side, a double win for trump in michigan and mississippi. ted cruz taking idaho. but taking a closer look at michigan. john kasich with a very strong third place showing there. he's predicting a win in his
>> let's talk about the republicans for a moment here because donald trump prevailed despite fierce efforts to block his path. >> and bernie sanders is predicting more success after his stunning victory in michigan. abc's megan hughes has the latest from detroit. good morning, megan. >> reporter: reena, kendis. from the polls it looked like the front-runners were going to sweep these primaries. that's why this big win by bernie sanders here in the state of michigan really became the story of the night. a critical day in the race to the white house. and the biggest prize of the night, michigan. >> i think it's important for everybody to vote. >> i'm going to vote for the one that i really want and i think it will make a difference. >> i know definitely who i want and i know who i don't want. >> reporter: in the democratic race, abc news projects bernie sanders with pulling off an upset this has been a fak night in michigan and we look forward to going to illinois, ohio, missouri, and the other states that we will be competing in next week. >> reporter: hillary clinton had
at a detroit coffee house. by night, she took the stage in ohio. >> i'm proud of the campaign that senator sanders and i are running. >> winning is winning. >> reporter: on the republican side, donald trump may have benefited from independent voters in michigan. >> embrace it, we will win the election easily. >> reporter: ted cruz in north carolina taking aim. >> the kings and queens demand that of their subjects. but in america, no man is bob the law. >> reporter: marco rubio and john kasich holding events in their home states you have florida and ohio where both of their campaigns are betting big. >> if you vote for john kasich or ted cruz, are you voting for donald trump. i am the only one that can beat them in florida. >> reporter: ted cruz did take home one win, the state of idaho as he copies to make the case that he's the only one that can beat trump. reena. >> megan, we have to remember this thing is far from over right now. there's still a lot of races
what's next? >> reporter: the next big day to watch circle it on your calendar, march 15th. next tuesday. we've got five states and some big ones that are going to be up for grabs. so ohio, florida, illinois, a lot of them are winner take all on the republican side. that will be a big day for politics. >> megan, michigan loved mitt romney. mitt romney doesn't like trump. he still won the state. why is is so important even though it's not a winner-take-all state? >> reporter: michigan is it important for a number of reasons. you've got a huge number of delegates on the republican side and the democrat side. it's important that it's not winner take all for candidates like ted cruz, like john kasich who didn't win in michigan but did well. they're going to take home some delegates, as well. >> megan hughes live in detroit. thank you so much. stay with abc news as the results and reaction come in all morning along. in our next half hour, look at what really drove voters to the polls last night.
came and a new controversy did, as well from the republican front-runner calling on his supporters to raise their right-hands and in a sort of pledge of allegiance to trump. critics say it's a reminder of the nazi salute. on "good morning america," trump was asked the tone of his tactics should be toned down. >> maybe so but i mean, look, i have a tremendous following. we want to make america great gwen. it's a strong following. i don't know about the hitler comparison. i hadn't heard that. but it's a terrible comparison. i'm not happy about that, certainly. >> the former head of the anti-defamation league said seeing an audience of thousands of people raising their hands in what looks like a hail litler salute was offensive, obnoxious and disgusting. >> focus overseas now and to an american dead after a series of attacks by palestinians in israel. vanderbilt university graduate student taylor force was killed in a stabbing rampage in the port city of jaffa. force was a west point grad who
he was in israel as part of his mba program. the attacker ran against traffic along a popular seaside boulevard stabbing people as he went. he was shot and killed by police. a dozen israelis were wounded in the attacks. vice president joe biden's trip to israel may have served as the trigger for the latest violence. as a result, israel is increasing security around him. during his visit, biden is expected to meet with the israeli prime minister as well as the palestinian president. the pentagon says u.s. air strikes targeted a top isis leader last beck in syria. an initial u.s. assessment says it is likely the leader omarr al show shani was killed along with 12 additional isis fighters. almost known as omarr the chechen he was considered the group's minister of war. if confirmed, his death would be a major victory for u.s. efforts against isis. the man suspected of shoot agi'd hold pastor last weekend has been arrested at the white house.
dum allegedly threw flash drives and other objects over south fence last night and a law enforcement source tells abc news the suspect was tracked to washington on social media. pastor kim remington regained consciousness yesterday. the motive for his shooting is unflown. >> five fbi agents are under investigation this morning in connection with the deadly shooting outside an oregon refuse future. propers say the shooting of la voile was justified. we get more from pierre thomas with the new video. >> put the laser right there. put the bullet through the head. >> reporter: this just released cell phone video shows the final moments of robert finicum's life. the chaos caught on tape. racing away from a checkpoint with four passengers. nearly running over an fbi agent -- >> hang on. >> reporter: and a police roadblock. finicum, part of a group that had taken over a federal wildlife refuge, is later fatally shot by oregon state troopers. that, too, caught on fbi surveillance tape.
justified. but two mystery shots that missed finicum fired right as he exited his truck have a team of fbi agents under scrutiny. >> go ahead, shoot me. >> reporter: you can clearly hear one of those shots hitting his truck, right here, as finicum jumps out of his vehicle. >> go ahead, shoot me. >> reporter: watch and listen again. >> go ahead, shoot me. >> reporter: local authorities believe they were fired by the fbi's elite hostage rescue team. if true, the agents apparently never reported those gunshots. so, did the agents mislead supervisors? authorities say finicum's reckless and dangerous actions led to his death but his family claims he was unjustly executed. now with questions about a football fbi cover-up, expect an explosion of conspiracy theories. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. >> home depot will pay at least 19.589 million dollars to consumers because of a data breach. it will set up a fund to reimburse shoppers for actual
rest will pay for 18 months of identity protection services. data breach affected more than 50 million examiners who use payment cards on self-serve kiosks. >> this is an interesting heist. a brinks armored car service employee is accused of stealing nearly $200,000 all of it in quarters. that's 9800 pounds of quarters or almost.five tons. the federal are banking had stored the coins at brinks in birmingham, alabama. the fbi says this was not "a nickel and dime theft." the former employee has agreed to plead guilty and repay the money. >> did he really say that, it's not a nickel and dime. >> no. >> it was quarters. >> you may have seen our stories last week about astronaut scott kelly who landed in kazakhstan after a year in space. there's a reason the show is called "world news now." >> we cover the world. >> we're going back to sca zack stan this morning. >> yes.
simply because kazakhstan's capital how has its first mcdonald's. they were bundled up an up and ryaned up in droves to get theirburgers and fry stooz is that a happy meal there too? it's central asia's first mcdonald's but more planned to come along. kazakhstan is set to have 15 more over the next three years. thank you. >> we plan to cover that region heavily in the next few weeks. >> because of mcdonald's. >> we'll have more update from uzbekistan and kurdistan and all of the stans. we'll open a bureau there. >> tajikistan. >> i forgot not to be left out. >> you know, they do have really good macaroons at the mcdonald's in beijing. in china. it's totally different. different. it's for may. >> don't they serve beer at the ones in europe? possibly? >> mcdonald's in greece. >> now we know.
coming up "the mix," we've heard about artistal vegetables. now there's a bar serving artistal water. >> the secrets of chocolate and why it's so the good for your brain. we're in nor a treat. >> and flu details revealed about the o. j. simpson case 22 years after the verdict. the jurors who are speaking out. >> tell us what you think on facebook wnnfans.com and
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back to our top story. bernie sanders defying the polls and the pundits to pull off a surprise victory in michigan. it's a big disappointment for hillary clinton but she scored big in mississippi crushing sanders in what was a landslide. on the republican side, donald trump overcame a barrage of attacks to decisively win in michigan and mississippi. ted cruz picked up idaho and he battled it out with john kasich for second places in michigan, marco rubio failed to win any states or dels. well, quick thinking sheriff's deputy in pennsylvania brings a scary situation to a peaceful end. video. a masked gunman in the back seat i've taxi demanding money. check out the car in the back. that's the deputy who realizes something's not right. he flip on the lights approaches the car and sees what's going on. the robber arrested. the driver very grateful. >> wow.
somebody's watching you. >> i was thinking more cops. it's been over 20 years since the start of the o.j. simpson trial. once again it has captivated the country with the help of the new tv series. >> now one of the jurors from the trial of the century is speaking about what the show gets right, right and wrong telling matt gutman man why he stands by the verdict. >> 22 years ago the o.j. simpson trial and audiences riveted. >> you must acquit. >> reporter: and five episodes in, o.j. back in the public conscious with the people versus o.j. simpson, already a record breaking hit on fx. >> absolutely 100% not guilty. >> who would have thought we'd still be talking about it 20 years later. >> reporter: it's a trip down memory lane for david al dana, one of the 1 jurors who after a nine-month trial acquitted o.j. >> they said we were only going
three months. somebody lied. >> reporter: it was nine months. >> yeah. >> is that some sort of record? >> i think that is the record. >> reporter: al ca dan nan now a 54-year-old says he still stands by their verdict. city claims the evidence presented to the jurors wasn't enough to put put o.j. behind bars. >> reporter: 20 years later, do you stand by the zifths jury. >> oh, yeah. what we were given, do i think he did it, yeah, there's a shot he did do it. but on the other hand, the evidence didn't problem it. >> reporter: is there one thing that would have changed the verdict? >> if they had the weapon with his hand prints on it, something that just can't be dispughs. >> reporter: as for the mini series bringing the trial back to life, he says it's made for television. >> my first impression was did this stuff really happen? did some of this happen? did this go on? bickering, the behind the scenes part. you know, where there's marcia
this, that and the other. >> reporter: just last week, what many thought was a new lead in the two decades old case sparking a frenzy of interest. >> the actual item is described as a knife. >> reporter: but sources telling us that just like all the other tips over the years, it wasn't the murder weapon after all. as for david, his life post trial has never been the same. >> lost friends. people that i knew wouldn't talk to me anymore. a few couple of fistfights. >> reporter: over o.j. >> and over the verdict? >> yeah. >> reporter: matt gutman, abc news, los angeles. >> incredible. >> yeah. coming up in our next half hour, the dangers of texting while walking. pedestrian fatalities rising at an alarming rate as much of society remains distracted by our smart phones. why one mom says she'll never try doing both again. but first, more reason to love chocolate. the new study that says it can
chocolate rain. build a tent chocolate rain the okay. >> "purple rain." >> i've heard of "purple rain," never chocolate rain. whether it's in the form of rain, a bar or even a kiss or and chore man, chocolate can be hard to resist. >> a new study with findings will make you feel less guilty about indulging. could it be the key to increasing brain function. >> clayton sandell reports. >> reporter: okay, we all know, sometimes chocolate makes us act a little strange. just ask homer simpson. >> wow, chocolate, half price. >> reporter: or augustus gloop. >> my chocolate! >> help! >> my beautiful chocolate! >> reporter: but a new study the
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this morning on "world news now," your voice, your vote. political victories for donald trump and a stunner for bernie sanders. is hillary clinton facing a bigger challenge? >> also ahead, the hot button issues that sent voters to the polls last night. the mood of the electorate so revealing this morning. and new this half hour, the world cup of soccer. >> no, not that world cup. these soccer players are actually robots, and some of the competitors were actually on fire. >> and later a sneak peek at the new season of "game of thrones." fans want to know, is jon snow alive or dead? what does it all mean? that's in "the skinny" on this wednesday, march 9th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> we do say good wednesday morning to you. i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm reena ninan. >> you know how big a night it was for bernie sanders in michigan?
the guys who know this stuff had, a 1% chance of winning michigan. >> you know what? hillary clinton does so well with minority community. i think possibly evangelicals, as well. so it was really a surprise for so many people that he broke out of that group and was able to turn it around. >> yeah. they gave her a 99% chance of winning michigan. >> you should have bet against the odds. >> i should have gone the other way. all right. let's start though with that race for the white house. yes, donald trump regaining momentum after a week of blistering attacks but bernie sanders enjoying that big victory that no one saw coming. > that photo finish in michigan, sanders winning by a healthy margin of more than 20,000 votes proving the pollsters wrong. hillary clinton handily winning in mississippi thanks to overwhelming support from african-americans. >> here's how it the republican race shaping up. donald trump winning in mississippi and michigan where john kasich had a strong showing. ted cruz the projected winner in idaho and marco rubio finishing the night empty handed.
pick up the bulk of the delegates shows the movement to block him has virtually been ineffective. >> bernie sanders is promising the best is yet to come after his big win in michigan. abc's liz kreutz begins our coverage from cleveland. good morning, liz. >> reporter: good morning, kendis and reena. hillary clinton took the stage here in cleveland, ohio, last night not even mentioning those races in mississippi and michigan. that one turning out to be much closer than her campaign expected. bernie sanders, the comeback kid? overnight, the vermont senator eking out a surprise victory in michigan. >> the bernie sanders campaign, the political revolution that we are talking about is strong in every part of the country. we believe that our strongest areas are yet to happen. >> reporter: for hillary clinton, an embarrassing loss. although she did win in mississippi, her campaign was hoping to lead by double digits in the great lake state.
hillary, bill, and chelsea clinton have campaigned there focusing on issues like detroit's auto industry and the water crisis in flint. >> i asked if we could have that debate there because i want to keep shining a bright spotlight on what happened in flint, michigan. >> reporter: sanders meanwhile now getting that extra boost of confidence, tweeting late last night, the corporate media counted us out, the pollsters said we were way behind, but we won in michigan. thank you, michigan. in recent days clinton has been showing signs she's ready to get to the general election. tonight clinton and sanders come face to faces in miami for the eighth democratic debate. kendis and reena? >> abc's liz kreutz in ohio where the next big contest is on tuesday. it was a big night for the republicans with donald trump winning huge. >> and our coverage begins again live in detroit with abc's megan hughes. megan, is michigan really important for trump? is this a big win?
a big win. number one, it is obviously adds to his momentum. number two, it is a state with a huge number of delegates just on the republican side, we're talking about almost 60 delegates. trump is going to get a big number of those. it's also significant when it comes to the general election. we're seeing a lot of reports that a number of independent voters came out for trump. now, if that's the case, there is a chance that we'd see a strategy to make michigan a real battleground state come november. >> and really things start to really change going forward. ted cruz is making gains, as well, right? >> reporter: we did see one win from ted cruz in the state of idaho tonight. that's significant because ted cruz, the only republican to beat trump tonight. or last night rather. so that's a case that we've been hearing cruz make over and over again on the campaign trail that he's the only one that can beat trump. it also does add to his numbers.
>> so what's next for the republicans, megan? >> reporter: well, march 15th big day for both parties. but on the republican side especially, you've got ohio, you've got florida where john kasich and marco rubio are going to be defending their home turf. also important to point out for the republicans, some of those states are winner take all. so that's going to be a very big night to watch. >> next tuesday very big indeed. we'll look forward to it. abc's megan hughes live in detroit. thank you for your time. >> sticking with the republicans, some revealing information from gop voters. >> in exit polling, mississippi republican voters overwhelmingly supporting trump's plan to ban non-u.s. muslims from entering 76% supporting that plan. >> when you look at michigan, half republican voters prefer an 41% said they want someone with experience. question, is donald trump honest and trustworthy? it was split down the middle there as you can see.
results do come in and we get some reaction all morning long. look for reports from our political team on "america this morning" and "good morning america" america". >> another major story this half hour, at least one is dead after severe weather in parts of texas, arkansas and oklahoma. and it's still not over yet. with more rain, flooding and damaging winds expected today, we have more from abc's phillip mena. >> reporter: powerful storms roaring through the lone star state. at this gas station in saginaw, texas, winds gusting to 70 miles an hour, whipping this canopy. >> the store was full, and everybody was just standing in there scared to death. >> reporter: and confirmed tornadoes. in stevenville, the top of these apartments ripped off. another in the town of cool. this is damage from winds over 85 miles an hour. >> whoa. >> reporter: power flashes caused by this tornado near tolar, lighting up the sky. >> i heard the hail come and about time i looked out, i see roofs coming off and spinning. >> reporter: jimmy hill helping pull two injured from the rubble.
damaged or destroyed. torrential rain leading to multiple high-water rescues, including six students and their driver, after their school bus got stuck in thigh-deep waters outside denton. at least one person dying in floodwaters near houston. friends and family are digging through the debris trying to salvage a lifetime of memories. phillip mena, abc news, tolar, texas. >> to the west coast where normal train service is expected to resume this morning in northern california after a storm-related derailment. investigators say the commuter train derailed because of a mudslide that sent a tree across the tracks. one of the cars plunged into a creek. nine people were injured, four of them seriously. but rescue crews say it was a miracle no one was killed. >> a health alert this morning. the world health organization reporting sexual transmission of the zika virus is more common than previously thought. the w.h.o. advising pregnant women not to travel to places with zika outbreaks.
gives here in the u.s. >> well, incredible pictures this morning from the middle east. quite a rush hour in qatar. >> here's what we mean by a rush hour. look between the cars coming this way. that's a large tiger cub that's on the loose. >> holy cow. reports say it was an escaped pet. >> thankfully the cub, there was plenty of traffic on the expressway. no one was going anywhere too fast. by the way, it's illegal to keep wild animals as pets so somebody they come to claim that little >> do you think that's why >> no. >> doesn't seem like anybody was too panic edked. >> no, but i wasn't about to roll down my window to say hello. >> keep on, big kitty. coming up in "the skinny," the star hollywood filmmakers who are siblings getting attention because of something very >> nerd alert. competition that all the players
who won, who lost. >> and new warnings to people who walk around while texting. it's much more dangerous than you think after today's forecast map, stormy from texas to michigan on this be national meatball day. >> meatball day? >> meatball day. >> who knew? human coronavirus... hepati- >>c virus. there are a lot of different kinds of yucky germs. but not all disinfecting wipes... are approved to kill the same number of them. lysol wipes are approved to kill more types of germs than clorox. don't pick just any wipe. try that one! this cold and flu season lysol that. janet? cough if you can hear me. don't even think about it. i took mucinex dm for my phlegmy cough. yeah...but what about mike? it works on his cough too.
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taking mississippi and michigan. the biggest prize. and ted cruz, he won idaho. john kasich picked up some delegates but a disappointing night for marco rubio. >> a lot of people will be dissecting exactly what happened in michigan and trying to figure out what went wrong. >> incredible. i got to tell you, the past 24 hours the news cycle has been donald trump is losing momentum he's losing momentum. but after this mississippi win, i find it hard to say -- that he pretty much swept the south. did really well last night. how can we say his momentum is draining. >> hillary clinton did have a huge victory in mississippi, but the michigan defeat is stunning. the 538, our partners over there, are saying that the sanders' win there was one of the greatest upsets in modern political history. that's how huge it was. not a single poll had sanders coming within 5 points. >> just because -- we're telling viewers just because we put out polls doesn't mean they're always right.
let's move on now to a bad habit that most of us have because of our smartphones. texting while walking. most of the mishaps caused by distracted walking, they're amusing. > a new study reveals how dangerous this can be. abc's t.j. holmes has the story. >> reporter: we know the dangers of texting while driving. a new warning. a study finds the number of pedestrians killed in traffic accidents last year increased 10% from the year before. and from 2009 to 2014, a nearly 20% increase. one possible reason for the spike, more people walking while distracted on their cell phones. something we've all likely done at some point. like this guy. he barely flinches as a car turns inches in front of him. and look here. a bear on the loose and this man almost walks right into him. >> it was very, very terrifying.
michael scott from "the office" texted himself right into that koi pond. we hit empty streets to see it for ourselves. >> were you texting while walking? > reading an e-mail. >> reporter: in just an hour, we caught one after another after another. people texting or talking on their phones while crossing a busy new york city street. >> reporter: that's you walking on the street. we caught you looking down. francie webb was texting while carrying her 3-month-old daughter when she fell. >> right as i was pressing send, i stepped off the curb and twisted both of my ankles. >> reporter: her daughter wasn't hurt but she was on crutches for weeks. >> ever since then i haven't texted and walked. >> reporter: and watch what happens on the nat geo show "crowd control." distracted texters didn't even >> i was on my phone. >> t.j. holmes, abc news, new york. >> so nine in ten u.s. adults own a cell phone as of january, that's a lot of people. >> i believe that. >> i do. >> i can see you doing that. >> and i haven't broken anything yet but we'll see. >> yeah, after i left the show
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>> of course. >> his right-hand. >> let's see what some people are saying. lizaj17 is saying i'm having some kind of panic seizure anxiety attack. me too, liza. what's happening? others like guadabloop, they're inspired. saying they'll be watching all the past seasons until the new one comes out. and that's actually what i've been doing back here, guys. just watching an "game of thrones." >> everybody does all the time. >> now you guys know i just sit back here and watch "game of thrones.." >> you do. also, i was wondering, was that the same shirt you wore yesterday, too? >> what are you saying here? i do laundry. >> you've been there so long watching "game of thrones." >> moving on. >> the mother of dragons. >> hollywood film making siblings revealing what they both have in common being transgender. yesterday the second wachowski
public with her gender identity. four years earlier her sister lana came out as a transgender woman. >> the two known for being behind the matrix franchise. feeling they might be outed, lily writing her own headline, wachowksi brothers now sisters. >> she also cited the 1991 film "the silence of the lambs" as having demonized anvillified the transgender community, adding we are not predators. we are prey. >> the kennedy center with its 2016 season set to delve in the hip-hop genre. and they've enlisted the producer q tip bringing him in as their very first artistic director of hip-hop. >> and he's well suited for the task. tip as he's known has been on the cutting edge of hip-hop for nearly three decades best known for his early work with the group a tribe called quest and producing some of the biggest
>> the kennedy center hip-hop program will include a teach-in and a dance competition. excitement. and speaking of dance competitions, the new cast of familiar faces competing on the 22nd season of "dancing with the stars" announced. >> the official reveal took place yesterday on "good morning america." we already knew that abc chief meteorologist ginner zee is in it along with jodie sweetin of "full house" fame. rounding out the women, actress mischa barton, kim fields known for tutti on the "facts of life," ufc fighter paige vanzant, and ex-wife of donald trump marla maples. they round out the ladies. >> so for the fellows we'll have our fellow journalist geraldo rivera, boys to men crooner wanya morris, and model nyle dimarco and a trio of football players former quarterback doug flutie and two of the top players on both offense and defense, steelers receiver antonio brown and super bowl mvp broncos linebacker von miller.
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>> here on "world news now," we love our sports. but that doesn't necessarily mean that we're good at them. >> so if -- speak for yourself. >> okay, sorry. >> so if you don't have the skills yourself, why not enlist the help of some robotic friends? knbc's rob hayes reports. >> reporter: soccer. >> in the corner, kick. >> reporter: familiar to people around the world. the players, fast and graceful. >> suspended goal. >> reporter: but over at caltech, the players are not so fast. not so graceful. and the game is definitely not
while real soccer has the world cup, caltech's robot soccer has -- >> >>. >> the cup. >> basically it's soccer with six bots, six goals and 12 balls. five teams of engineering students battling it out with their grades on the line. >> for a lot of people, this is the largest project they'll do in their entire undergraduate career at caltech. >> reporter: this is the 31st year of competition, an annual fan favorite you could call caltech's super bowl. >> i wouldn't call it the super bowl. >> reporter: all right. fine. but it's a pretty big deal for these students who designed and built these robots from scratch over the past school year. >> they spend the better part of four years learning theory, but then for about six months or two quarters, they get to build robots. >> that's another score. >> we have a very solid drive train. you have very good control of our robots. it's been serving us incredibly well. >> reporter: anyone who's ever seen a robot movie, knows that something inevitably will go
and the bots here at caltech are no different. these things happen. that's part of engineering. >> reporter: but flameouts aside, there were dozens of goals scored which leads to the question, are the carli lloyds and david beckham's doomed to be replaced by these cleteless machines? >> david beckham doesn't catch fire on the field. i'd say definitely not. >> reporter: rob hayes reporting for abc news. >> congratulations. don't make fun of them. it's a really good scal and i have to say they're super smart. we'll never be able to put something like that together again. >> no. >> that's not your cup of tea. >> can you imagine what their social life is like? >> they'll probably making way more than us.
a front. prowling in a traffic jam, an escaped tiger dodging cars and scaring drivers. and total eclipse. good wednesday morning. we'll start with the stunning results in the race for the white house. bernie sanders with a big night, donald trump winning michigan as well. the crown jewel of the evening. sanders pulled off the upset