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making news in america this morning -- candidates clash. bernie sanders and hillary clinton go ted ho ted on stage. criticizing each other's records. we're live with the details. plus, the the republicans also turning up the heat on each other. pro prolonged brast of arctic air. bringing dangerous wind chiles to more than 20 states. the weekend forecast ahead. a remarkable rescue on police dash cam. the officer pulling the victim of a terrible high-speed crash away from the flaming wreckage. and going west. the massive event. the buzz overnight surrounding the release of his latest album,
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other surprises. good morning, everyone. we begin with the latest democratic showdown. hillary clinton and bernie sanders clashing in debate number six. >> the two candidates faced off in milwaukee last night, tangling over health care, immigration, and big money donors. they each made an assertive pitch for the crucial minority vote. it was the first time they scared off since clinton's bruising defeat in new hampshire. >> sanders restated his call for a political revolution. as clinton aligned herself with president obama. >> i do have a disagreement here. >> reporter: the differences were substantive but subtle. >> we agree that wall street should never be allowed to wreck main street again. but here's the point i want to make tonight. i am not a single issue
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i do not believe we live in a single issue country. >> reporter: hillary clinton trying to reset after being walloped in new hampshire. the demographics now changing, voters more than 90% white in iowa and new hampshire. was in south carolina, more than half of democratic voters could be african-americans. >> when we have more people in jail disproe prorgs natalie african-american and latino and that china does, he's my promise. at the end of my first term as president, we will not have more people in jail an any other country. >> reporter: the fire works really coming at the end, with this con ten tentious moment. >> the kind of criticism that we heard from senator sanders about our president, i expect from republicans, i do not expect from someone who is running for the democratic nomination to succeed president obama. >> that is -- madame secretary,
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one of us ran against barack obama. i was not that candidate. >> reporter: she was asked about her defeat in new hampshire. she said she spent her entire career working to empower women to make their own choices, even if that choice was not to vote for her. the controversial e-mails from hillary clinton's private server are being released at a politically sensitive time 37 that ps a after a federal judge released ed ordered all of them released in four installments. one of them a day before the nevada caucus. more due a day before the south carolina primary. the final batch due out just before super tuesday. meanwhile, republican candidates are stepping up their attacks on donald trump, hoping to keep him from another blowout victory. he's still leading the the polls in south carolina opinion his confidence level so high his campaign is planning to run only positive ads.
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louisiana, which doesn't vote until march 5th. he's also looking far into the future. >> i'm going to be there. i'm going do great job. hopefully, i get an extra four years. maybe i don't. >> jeb bush is now embracing the accomplishment label. his brother, former president bush plans to campaign for him in south carolina next week. u.s. officials say the military sex appending the number of air strikes against isis. sources claim there have been about 20 american strikes against militant targets in eastern afghanistan in just the past three weeks. those strikes took place after president obama authorized the pentagon to attack isis in afghanistan, where its numbers are growing. secretary of state john ker i have in europe, hoping to stop syria's civil war. this morning, they've agreed on a temporary truce that will take effect next week. there are serious do yous about whether the military or the
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kerry is hoping it will set the stage for a full cease-fire. in northern mexico, a prison riot turns deadly, killing at least 49 people. it started as a brawl between drug gangs. the prison is home to more than 3800 inmates, more than twice its capacity. anxious relatives waited outside as the names of the inmated killed were released. that riot taking place on the eve of the pope's six-day visit to mexico. he visits cuba today for an historic meeting with the leader of the russian orthodox church. the meeting is an attempt to reconcile their churches. a national wild life refuge will remain closed for weeks now that an armed standoff is over. the final four holdouts have surrendered peacefully. they'll face a judge today. they were protesting federal control of pluck lands.
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officer convicted after manslaughter for fatally shoot ang unarmed man in the stairwell of a public housing complex. the officer says he accidentally shot the man nearly two years ago. the officer was fired from the police force after the verdict. the case became a part of the debate against police brutality. record breaking cold over the weekend. the ice in scranton, pennsylvania, not going anywhere anytime soon. it's the result of a 12-inch water main that burst yesterday. faulty valve may will be to blame. the extreme cold will have about 65 million americans in its grips over the next couple of days. >> accuweather's justin povick has the details. good morning, justin. >> kendis, reen fa, thanks. good morning you to as well.
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it is going to be turning even colder. this friday, we're following an arctic front, working its way south and east. snow out a head of that. the temperatures will be the big, big story. icy cold and conditions in the overnight. along with travel delays and gusty winds throughout the region as well. kendis, reena, back to you. a land mark discovery. one that albert einstein predicted hundreds of year ago. >> they've detected gravitational waves that are ripples in space and time created by colliding back holes. a billion-dollar set of instruments have confirmed it. as reason to astronomers will be able to hear the universe in action. discovered in 1916. coming up, uber riders getting millions in fees paid
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and corruption inside of one of the nation's top prison systems. guards dealing drugs to tin mates. and the mass i have amounts of money exchanging hands. plus, a puffing politician taking a stand with his vaporizer. blowing even more steam than is
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president obama is granting national monument status today to nearly 2 million acres of southern california desert. the specific regions are mojave trails and castle mountains. as well as part of the desert
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the move will allow for perm nant maintenance of areas. the a plane was flying from san jose to folk nix when the captain reports smoke in the cockpit. he had to put on his oj general mask but managed to land the plane safely in los angeles. eight people were checked out for smoke inhalation. dozens of prison guards in florida are in federal cust dethemselves, busted for smuggling contraband and accepting bribs. an fbi sting known as operation ghost guard has uncovered staggering corruption in the georgia state prison system. former and current risen guards are charged with taking bribes from inmates and drulg dealers. a southern california well that's been spug natural gas since october is under cover, for now. massive leaks drove thousands from their homes.
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headaches, nausea, nose bleeds. the leak needs a cement seal. when we come back, an irs agent caught in an undercover sting. accused of taking a bribe from the company he was supposed to be auditing. a rescue on the side of the highway. a woman pulled to safety with just seconds to spare. so you don't have to stop. because you believe in go. onward. today's the day. carpe diem. tylenol 8hr arthritis pain has two layers of pain relief. the first is fast. the second lasts all day. we g ive you your day back. what you do with it is up to you. tylenol . in my business i can count on my i.t. guy bailing me out all the time... i'm not the i.t. guy. i'm the desktop support tech supervisor. and my customers knowing right when their packages arrive. introducing real-time delivery notifications.
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firefighters worked for hours to contain the blaze to those two buildings. the cause is unknown. the fire was so intense, crews could be dousing hot spots for several days if not a week. checking this morning's road conditions. a similar situation to yesterday. more lake-effect snow around the great lakes. snow in the ohio valley and appalachia. slippery in the northern rockies. another day of wet roads in the northwest. in new york city, five people have been arrested and four charged with manslaughter for a deadly gas explosion that leveled three builds. prosecutors say the suspects tampered with gas lines last year in their rush to venn rate is apartments that would rent for up to $6,000 a month. a restaurant worker and a diner were killed in the explosion. dozens of others lost their home. a highway patrol officer in missouri being recognized for his quick reaction after a violent car crash.
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crashed straight into a woman's vehicle. setting off a huge fireball. seconds later, the officer is seen carrying the woman to safety. she faces a long recovery. the suspect is in custody, facing several charges. a federal judge has ruled that bill cosby's wife must give a deposition. she can refuse to answer questions about their private life. marital conversations. seven women are suing the comedian for defamation. they say cosby branded them as lie yars when they accused him of sexual assault decades ago. an irs tax man has been bust d in a tax scandal. fbi agents say they caught him giving special favors to a marijuana dispensary he was auditing. >> morning. >> what's going on? >> reporter: this is the moment prosecutors say an irs agent accepts $15,000 in bribe money,
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that is now former irs agent paul hurley, meet last year with the owner of this seattle medical marijuana shop being audited. hurley allegedly told the owner his leniency in that audit saved the business nearly doctor 1 million. >> the way i wrote it up was, there's no money here. >> reporter: in exchange, hurley wants owner ryan kunkle to pay up. but he goes to the fbi. a sting records the first meeting. you think we're going to be okay, though? >> i'm 99.9% sure we're good. >> reporter: hurley's poerns say it was not a bribe. right after this meeting, hurley is busted. he's pleaded nolt. a judge is deciding his fate. if he's con viktd of bribery, he could go to prison for 15 years. clayton sandell, abc news, denver.
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assistant coach monty william. she was killed in a car crash. she died wednesday after the car crash on tuesday night. so -- a tough night for both these teams. williams used to coach the pelican. he was the head coach in new orleans before joining billy donovan's staff in oklahoma city. as for the game itself, kevin durant, 23 points. thunder up four after one. second quarter rkts thunder up two. russell westbrook. he's going to get there. all the way to the bucket and finish. >> wow. >> put oklahoma city back up four. it was those two the entire game. third quarter, thunder up 15. westbrook, splitted the double team. and throws it down again. another look at it. 23 points, 10 assist, 9 rebounds. a tough night for oklahoma city. the thunder win the game. 121-95. there were three hat tricks in the nhl on thursday. at least three we know about, okay. there may have been others we were not told about.
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we know everything. alexander ovechkin is 1 of the 3. that's one. here comes two. take another look. i mean, they -- you know, he just has a nose for the puck. and of course, then you have to know what to do with it after it hits you in the nose. he knows to light the lamp with it. so -- ovechkin gets hat trick. washington, i'm telling you, man. they're the warriors of the nhl right now. >> yeah. >> that's what tony told me. nba all-star weekend. coming up this weekend in toronto. celebrity game on espn, friday night. that's it from here. back to you. >> all right. go caps. coming up, kanye's big night unveiling his latest tunes and threads and reignite ing an old feud with taylor swift. "the pulse" up next. nner and a movie with. no one i'd rather lean on. being in love is
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time for "the pulse" starting with kanye west's big night last night. touching upon all things kanye. >> he was the star at new york's madison square garden. thousands paying to hear his new album, "the life of pablo." one song on there taking a swipe at taylor swift. >> while the new music played, his new fashion line was unveiled. >> one of the the biggest surprises was an appearance of lamar odom. it was his first public outing since his brush with death at a brothel in nevada last october. >> he flew to new york with his estranged wife. rumors swirl about a possible reunion. >> good to see he's doing better. this time, this band topd themselves.
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down & inside out." shot in a plane in zero gravity. no special effects here. band members had to train for three weeks with russian cosmonauts to perfect the stunts. >> the band released the video on facebook yesterday. it's already hit 21 million views. >> very cool stuff. perhaps let this serve as a day. >> reminding yourself? >> yes. about. estimates are that americans will spend nearly $20 billion on valentines gifts. we couldn't ignore this map from stately. >> yeah, showing each state's most frequently googled valentine's gifts. some of our favorites. plus-sized lingerie in texas, where everything is bigger, of course. they're frisky in new mexico, searching for help with hickeys. and landlocked, our friends in great falls, montana, living it up by searching for lobster tals.
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is in my home state of florida. nothing says love like jewelry in florida. the sunshine state. bling, bling, bling. >> so that's what you're getting. >> more news after this, folks. is your success due to a filing system only you understand? does printing from your tablet to your wireless printer give you a jolt of confidence? if so, you may be gearcentric. someone who knows that the right office gear helps you do great things. and there's one place that has it all. office depot officemax.
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checking our top stories, hillary clinton and bernie sanders each tried to appeal to minority voters during last night's debate. clinton slammed sanders for make what she called unrealistic promises. sanders criticized clintens's ties to wall street. the attacks more ferocious on the republican side. trump has pulled his negative ads in south carolina saying he's going the stay positive. secretary of state john kerry and other diplomats are making progress in trying to stop syria's civil war. the weather back here at home. more rain in the northwest. a mix of rain and snow in the northern rockies. sunny and dry across the south. and a deep freeze sets in. well, with the two first presidential primary continue
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each campaign is digging deep. hoping to stay alive through south carolina. >> even though there are fewer candidates now, there's plenty of fodder for the folks of late night. here, now, the "friday funnies." >> i love the new hampshire primaries. every four years, iowa goes, hey, how about this. and new hampshire goes, no, stupid, this. >> all the candidates spent the day with their supporters except for ben carson who is still waiting in the hallway. ben, ben, ben -- come on out. >> dixville notch, the first town to complete voting, republican candidate john kasich won, beating donald trump by one vote. i'm surprised trump didn't win in place called dixville. >> they want the host of celebrity apprentice to run america. they were not joking. they were not joking. donald trump and bernie sanders won their respected inspect. primaries. it was great night for loud men
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>> trump made his slow decent down stair force one. >> bernie saernsd gave his supporters an exceptionally enthusiastic victory speech. >> the government belongs to all of the people. >> and don't you say you awe this coming. >> you want election results? >> who is it? >> sanders and, um, trump. >> and i think i know what's going on here. it's almost valentine's day. and the heart wants what it wants. america's been told for years to pick the sinceable candidate. the responsible one. a buddy, pal, great on paper. you'll grow to love them. now it's getting swept off its feet by a couple of bad boys from the wrong side of the polls. you want to sur rend you are your body politic and do what they will.
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now at 4:30 airport attack a woman at hopkins airport. >> the new information this morning on the man arrested and the latest on the victim's condition. plus, a man with a machete terrorizing people at a columbus restaurant and refusing to stand down to police. i'll have the latest on the deadly ending from the live desk. first new overnight temperatures plummet just how low did they go? we'll start with power of 5 meteorologist, you'll see that there. >> they're going low this morning let's start with the current temperatures these are the actual numbers 10 degrees in medina. we have hit nine degrees, i'm going to go double check that maybe it was just too cold and the thermometer said i'm giving up today and we are seeing four

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