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practitioner at the university as well as a student. the bus was taking them back to the airport when it veered off the road down a va reen. images after the crash show the bus's tires appearing to be very worn. to flint, michigan now where residents are getting clean drinking water but there are new health concerns. the national guard is now going door to door offering residents bottled water or filters for their tap water. the city water supply has unsafe amounts of lead. however, that may also be responsible for an outbreak of legionnaires disease last year that killed ten people. the mexican actress who brokered sean penn's interview with el chap mo is speaking out. the messages show kate del can castillo had been communicating with kehl chapo for some time even flirting them. she will thanked fans for their suppor and not to believe everything they read. they'll be sharing her story very soon. olympic gold medal skier,
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picabo street was arrested in utah just before christmas and charged with domestic violence assault. police say she called police after getting into a fight with her father. she claims he pulled her hair so she retaliated by pushing him down the stairs and locking him in the basement. police add this all took place in front of her three children. buffalo's impromptu moment to its severe winter weather is gone. the car completely frozen in lake water became a social media sensation. it's now being -- that was awesome, wasn't it? leaving behind parts of its icy slel, the crew used 350 pounds of ice melter to help break free the mit by she lancer and tow it away. looks pretty impressive. this belongs in aaron dale. true aaron dale. >> it is. hopefully it's not totaled. it looks like there may be some relief for those fating bitter cold. >> let's turn to meteorologist justin povick morning to you, justin. >> reena, kendis, good morning
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to you, as well. we are tracking more cold. it's going to start to ease gradually throughout the northeast. snow showers continuing. we could see an inch or so especially well removed from the interstate 95 corridor. now, head in toward the south plains, concern for soaking showers and even some thunderstorms with travel delays from houston eastbound toward new orleans. reena, kendis, back over to you. >> justin, thank you. television newscasters these days us included are full of reports about the frigid winter weather including shots of cars, skidding on icy roads, skiing, and advice. there's only one thing we really need to know about this chicago reporter, kind of summed it up. >> it's dangerously cold. it's about 5 degrees right now. windchill about 15 to 20 below. don't be stupid. back to you. you want a full report. >> that's good well done.
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>> don't be stupid. >> yeah, that was nancy lu. they gave her a standing "o." the morning show anchors robin and larry on wgn. >> and she just pointed out this one cd person. but i would think one of the stupidest things that happens during cold cold reports are reporters out there in the cold talking about the cold. >> they say that was her shortest report ever. yeah. >> no doubt. it's cold out here. back to you. all right. coming up, going to california. football fans experiencing the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. it just depends on which city you live in and could there be other teams making the move to l.a.? >> but first, buyer beware as gas prices stay low and auto sales increase, could there be hidden issues with your new ride? the new survey showing some unhappiness. you're watching "world news
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a dramatic scene as residents had to be rescued from a raging fire in prince georges county pld. the blaze spread incredibly fast from one floor to the next. two residents and two firefighter were hurt. everyone is expected to be okay. general electric is leaving the suburbs for the big city, the nation's biggest industrial company is moving head quarters from here in fairfield, connecticut to the boston. massachusetts is offering tens of millions of dollar fwhz incentives but ge also chose boston because it is wants to become more digital and sees a bebetter talent pool in that ci. it will only affect a few hundred workers. one move that will impact hundreds is here at al jazeera america where it's going to be the end of the era. the cable news channel will go
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off the air at the end of april. after two and a half years of operation, the company says its business model wasn't working. it never really found an audience and it says al jazeera says it will concentrate on expanding its digital news presence in the u.s. despite car sales in america coming off a record year, a new survey finds new car buyers are setting their own record. >> a flu survey finds that 70% of those new car owners are pulling out of the car lots with apparently buyer's remorse. here's abc's clayton sandell. >> reporter: gas prices are down and car sales are up. more than 17 million new cars and trucks sold last year, a record. but until you win powerball, you're probably still looking for a good deal, and to avoid common mistakes that can lead to buyer's remorse. like being unprepared. experts say you should narrow your choice to one or two models. know the features you want to avoid being talked into buying what you don't need.
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>> it's doing the physical research, getting out there, going and visiting different dealers, test driving the cars. >> reporter: second mistake? focusing on getting a low monthly payment. it sounds good, but to do it, you need a longer loan with a higher interest rate, costing you thousands more in the long run. instead, go for the lowest price possible. >> you have to empower yourself to be a smart shopper. >> reporter: finally, a new car depreciates by about 11%, just as soon as you drive it off the lot. so, consider buying used. but here's what's apparently not a mistake, buying a car in a bright or unusual color. the experts tell us, they're cheaper and they hold their value longer. clayton sandell did, abc news, littleton, colorado. >> and you get laughed at by all of your friends going what are you doing with a canary yellow car. >> i would go for the orange one though. >> i'm sure your driving habits are fantastic. >> why do you say that? >> i don't know. you just seem like a woman. >> i'm a good driver. >> who drives to work every day.
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>> i'm a good driver. did you doubt me? >> pretty much. i would not allow her to be my uber driver. >> i don't think i've had a speeding ticket in years. >> really? >> i've had children. i shaped up. coming up, a big shake-up though in the nfl. >> after a two-decade drought, l.a. might soon be home to two teams. reaction from fans next. >> announcer: "world news now" cont
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i'll be safe and warm if i was in l.a. ♪ ♪ california dreaming >> california dreaming. i get it. that's because two diehard nfl cities may soon be losing their beloved football teams. >> st. louis rams are bidding farewell to missouri and hello
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again to los angeles. and they may soon be followed by the san diego chargers but fans are none too pleases. abc's brandi hitt has the latest. >> reporter: the rams are heading back to los angeles. a homecoming l.a. fans have been waiting for when the team packed its bags after the 1994 season and moved to st. louis. >> the great wrong perpetrated 21 years ago has now been righted. >> reporter: with two dueling l.a. stadium proposals also involving potential moves by the san diego chargers and oakland raiders nfl owners approved the rams' move to this billion dollar inglewood stadium. >> that had the facilities that would really bring a flu kind of fan experience to the nfl and to los angeles. >> reporter: leaving fans heart broken in st. louis. >> it hurts. >> it's just depressing to see a team that i loved and poured all my sundays into for years just leave. >> reporter: st. louis's mayor even accusing the nfl of putting
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greed above loyalty. >> fans are commodities to be abandoned once they no longer suit the league's purposes. >> reporter: as part of the deal, the chargers now have the option to relocate to los angeles, too. >> we have a fresh start. and let's talk about that. >> reporter: if san diego leave, the door then opens for the raiders to possibly move to l.a. either way, the rams have a new home in 2016 likely playing at the coliseum till the new coliseum is built. that the new stimd is expected to open in 2019. in the chargers and raiders stay put, the nfl is promising each team $100 million to improve their current stadiums. reena and kendis? >> the stadium's already under way in inglewood. >> it is under way. that's right near the airport. it will be the biggest thing to happen to that part of l.a. since the lakers moved down to the staples center. but hoping the chargers stay in san diego. >> you want them to stay. >> it would be great. does california have more rams than missouri?
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code. >> i was receiving around 35 messages a day. >> deemed the most messaged new yorkomen on okay cupid, she chronicles dating woes and wins in her flu book "popular." >> i still don't get texts returned but i get a lot of people asking me how do i get more messages. >> reporter: now she's revealing her tried and true formula for the most eye catching profile pictures. tip one, use a selfie. >> lighting is everything when you're taking a selfie. the best angle is a little bob your eye line and make sure you're looking into the camera. >> tip number two, post a photo that can start a conversation. >> not only do i have a picture wearing like a hockey jersey but i write it in my interests. so a lot of guys can relate that. >> reporter: for tip three, her secret weapon. a dating app called the grade which she is a paid spokesperson for actually rates your photos. >> as you set a photo as your main picture, it will gather actual data that shows you what
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the response rate is for that photo. >> reporter: but above all, when it comes to love online, this pro says stay true to yourself. >> you should go florida being you and just don't take it too seriously. >> reporter: kayna whitworth, abc news, los angelesing. > well, when you look like that, it's easy. >> she is beautiful. you're right. she is. yeah. >> apply a lot of filters to your photos and it works. >> or don't do it all like me. send people postcards. snail mail. >> i don't know that it will work. my dating sites, i use t.j.'s photo and hope that will help better. >> no, you don't. no, you don't. >> no success. >> it is kind of hard in this digital era dating online. you've got to get the right photo down, the right moments captured on instagram. too much pressure. >> it is.
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this morning on "world news now," breaking news, a city under attack. >> bodies lay dead in jakarta after a series of bomb blasts rocked the capital city of indonesia, the nation with the largest muslim population in the world. the latest just ahead. >> sailors on display, is americans held in iran freed. but why were they held in the first place. the obama administration claiming dim thecy prevented a crisis. >> battling back, donald trump drawing a huge crowd last night and defending himself after fellow republican nikki hilly seemingly criticized his rhetoric. what this may mean for the republican race as the republican candidates gear up for another debate this evening. > we have winners. the record breaking powerball drawn last night and at least three win


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