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breaking news this morning on "world news now." fear on a commuter train. >> that train with hundreds of people on board crashing into the water. half of it submerged, the challenge rescues and the latest on the injuries. >> courtroom kroo drama. the jury's multimillion dollar award in the erin andrews case. her stalker and the hotel forced to pay. insight from legal analysts. >> to the polls, hillary clinton and donald trump in the lead as voters in four states cast primary and caucus ballots. today, the last minute political fights. >> and later, medical milestone. first american woman to get a transplanted uterus. experimental surgery and her new hope to have a family. it's tuesday, march 8th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now."
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we do say good tuesday morning to you. i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm reena ninan. >> we want to get started with breaking news coming into us overnight from northern california. a commuter train derailment sending one of the cars into a creek. >> take a look at the video from the scene. it shows the train car on its side as the water rushes around it. fire crews rush to get passengers outs. several people were hurt. a number of them seriously. one official said the train struck a tree that had fallen onto the track. of. it was raining heavily at the time. >> this is what's called an ace train carrying commuters from san jose to stockton when the accident took place in a rural area of alameda county. we've learned there will be no ace trains running today. we'll stay on top of this breaking news story and bring you the very latest. we want to move onto the big courtroom victory for "dancing with the stars" co-host aaron andrews. a jury in
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andrews most of the damages she saw the. >> lawyers for the company saying they aren't sure they will appeal. eva pilgrim covered the story for us from the start. >> the verdict in the erin andrews case. >> what he do you award. >> $55 million, correct? >> yes. >> reporter: the jury has decided the nashville marriott shares the blame for that secretly recorded naked video that was seen by more than 17 million people. >> you know your body. and i saw it for two seconds and i was like, oh, my god. >> reporter: andrews claiming the hol made it easy for her stalker, michael barrett, to get a room next door to hers and through a peephole, use his cellphone to shoot video of her getting out of the shower. >> i called the operator and asked, can i have erin andrews' room? they connected me so then i knew what room she was in. >> reporter: barrett pled guilty to stalking in 2010 and served 27 months in prison. she sued him, the nashville marriott, and the hotel's management company. their lawyers
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throughout the trial that andrews' career was not harmed, but has in fact thrived since this happened. >> she's not claiming her career was ruined because of this, she's saying her life was ruined because of this. >> do you believe you will ever get over this? >> no. >> reporter: stalk area michael barrett was found to be 51% at fault making him responsible for more than $28 million in damages which he'll have trouble coming up with. the hotel's management company and hotel owners were found to be 49% at fault. they will have to pay out more than $26 million. eva pilgrim, abc news, nashville, tennessee. >> we move on to politics now. and millions of americans heading to the polls in four states. donald trump made a final pitch to voters in mississippi packing a high school gym and stadium there but he's now facing attack ads from veterans and other outside groups. republicans also voting today in michigan, idaho and hawaii. ted cruz picking upte
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blasting trump. >> i think momentum is surging our direction. we're seeing folks who had been supporting donald trump who were realizing he isn't who they thought he was. >> reporter: former new york city mayor michael bloomberg has ruled out a third party run citing concerns his candidacy could help trump or cruz win the election. he went on to call trump's campaign the mostdy visive and demagogue i can he can remember. >> hillary clinton is also taking direct aim at trump vowing to never let him become president. clinton campaigned last night in michigan. today's biggest prize. she highlighted her commitment to manufacturing, promised to knock down barriers and fight racial injustice. bernie sanders would need to win every remaining contest by ten points to beat her. she was asked if she would consider sanders as her vice president. >> let's not get ahead of ourselves. my gosh, you know, i don't want to think any further ahead than
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primary. i can't do that. >> sanders not giving up, as well. rallying last night in ann arbor michigan and addressing nearly of thousand supporters, he released his call for clinton to release the transcripts of her wall street speeches. >> condolences coming in across the political parties for one of america's most prominent first ladies. >> as the world honors nancy reagan, we're learning new details about her funeral. lauren lyster joins us from the reagan library in simi valley, california. good morning, lauren. >> nancy reagan's funeral will be here this friday morning. it will be closed to the public but it will likely be televised. flags lowered at the reagan library as funeral preparations continue. the former first lady passed away and her los angeles home sunday. >> and she died very peacefully. it was her time. >> reporter: in the nation's capital,
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public's sentiments. the president saying -- >> i know how much she meant not just to president reagan but the country as a whole. >> her former press secretary sheila tate focusing on her crusades for alzheimer's research and drug abuse. >> she traveled hundreds of thousands from miles over her eight years raising money. >> she remained the chairman of the board of the reagan library till her death. a fierce guardian of her husband ronald reagan's legacy and made quite a mark herself. >> she was a dignified elegant woman. a credit to her husband's legacy. >> president reagan died in 2004, one of the last times mrs. reagan was seen in public was here in a wheelchair at his gravesite on the tenth anniversary of his passing. that's where her body will be laid to rest. beside her beloved late husband. >> she was his rock. he leaned on her and she was everything to him and
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everything to her. >> reporter: around 1,000 people are expected to attend mrs. reagan's funeral with a number of dignitaries there including first lady michelle obama. we're also told planning for these services has been in the works for decades, reenaen an kendis. >> lauren, what are the details we're learning about friday's funeral? >> well,e know that as part of the official events leading up to it wednesday and thursday, mrs. reagan will lie in repose here at the library and the public can pay their respects during a few windows. until the funeral, the library closed till that private ceremony on friday. we'll learn more soon about the dignitaries invited and who will be attending. also scheduled is a procession on wednesday to bring mrs. reagan's body from the funeral home where it is now in santa monica to the library. there will be a small prayer service for family and close friends planned and then pal bearers made up of
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service contingent past and present will bring the casket to the hearse to be transported hear. >> we're hearing michelle obama will attend but the president will not. is that unusual? >> this is standard protocol for the funeral of a former first lady. it is not typical for a sitting president to attend. past president bill clinton did not attend the funeral of pat nixon nor did george h.w. bush for lady bird johnson. >> all right. abc's lauren lyster joining us live everybody simi valley, california. we want to tell you to stay with abc news as more tributes come in. we'll have more coverage on nancy reagan's life and death in our next half hour. vice president joe bide is in the middle east this morning where he is propsing the u.s. will droi and squeeze the heart of isis.
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dhabi, a main launching spot. biden along with his wife is set to also visit israel, the west bank and jordan. and the pentagon revealing new details about a deadly drone strike against militants in somalia. a spokesman says more than 150 al she bob fighters were killed as they were preparing to launch a larger scale attack possibly against u.s. targets. al shabaab is the same group that detonated a bomb in a laptop on a commercial passenger jet in somalia last month. another step in the legal showdown between apple and the government. the justice department is asking a federal judge in brooklyn to reconsider a rule eg made last week that said apple could not be compelled to -- apple saying he was right to claim the fbi's request would undermine fundamental constitutional principles. more than a
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boston classrooms yesterday to protest budget cuts. they marched down boston and crowded the boston common. the school superintendent recently proposed cutting $20 million from the central office budget. >> before you grab your breakfast this morning at starbucks, a consumer alert to tell you about. the fda is recalling the popular sausage egg and cheese breakfast sandwich sold as hundreds of starbucks stores all over concerns about listeria. no illnesses have been reported. the affected locations include starbucks shops in texas, arkansas and oklahoma. that is a popular one flow it is a popular sandwich. isn't it? >> okay. >> i can tell that you eat that one. >> i do. that's my free day brake past snufr cheap day. >> yeah, exactly. >> we love our completely fake food holidays. right here at "world news now." today is a good one. >> yeah, it is national pancake
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house of pancakes is a major player in the whole thing. today participating ihops are giving customers one free short stack of buttermilk pancakes into this is the 11th annual national pancake day and also a big fund-raiser at ihops while they are eating, patrons can make a donation to a children's hospital charity. our producers don't miss a beat. i would have had liked to have had a bite of the pancake into if it's international house of pancake, why isn't it celebrated -- i guess we're still waiting for it. >> where are the pancakes at. >> maybe the next block in timeoff your arrival onto the set. >> coming up in the mix, two grandmothers not acting their age while behind the wheel of a lam bore gee neil. >> peyton manning announcing his retirement from pro football. he faces tough questions while considering his future. >> later new hope for a young woman who wants to be a mother. w
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for smoke inhalation. no word on what sparked that fire. then there's this mess from a soccer match in israel. poor number 7 is injured on a stretcher. first the guy in front of him almost sits on his head. then the guy in the backdrops the stretcher. >> come on. >> everyone's so irritated. number 8 eventually picks up his teammate, carries him off the field. >> number eight. you go. >> i hope number eight gets a promotion. >> yes. and the guy with the stretcher was given a red card. >> he puts his butt in his face like he's going to sit down. no, what are you doing? what are you doing? >> it's all right. i'll walk. it's okay. >> oh, see him kick the stretcher. that poor guy. poor number seven. i hope he's okay today. >> i'm sure he's fine. if i saw an coming in in, no, all right. now to the other type of football, american football. the only one that co
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peyton manning, he's going into his first full day of retirement from the nfl. >> his announcement yesterday, manning cracked a few jokes to help him fied fight back the tears. clayton sandell properties from denver. >> 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 surgery 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've finished my football race, and after 18 years, it's time. >> reporter: for the first time manning publicly addressed sexual assault allegations made against him by a former trainer at the university of tennessee. >> i did not do what has been alleged and i'm not interested in re-litigating something that happened when i was 19 years old. >> reporter: manning, known as
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the sheriff for laying down the law, rides into the sunset with one last trademark call -- >> omaha. >> reporter: manning says he's going on vacation. he's going to play a little golf before deciding what to do next. clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> espn job next? >> probably. >> coming up, the recipient of a ground breaking transplant speaking out. thanking the medical team for making her the first american to successfully have a uterus transplant. her hope to conceive. >> the backlash one writer is facing after saying ta getting married is not an accomplishment. you're watching "world news now."
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well, a new mengd medical procedure is giving couples facing infertility
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uterus transplant. >> at 16 years old, lindsay learned she was born without a uterus. >> from that moment on, i have prayed that god would allow me the opportunity to experience pregnancy. here we are today. >> the first woman in america to receive a new uterus. it took place at the cleveland clinic february 24th. this was modeled after the approach swedish doctors are using. there the uterus comes from a living donor and healthy babies have already been born. here doctors used the uterus of a deceased donor placed in the pelvis and connected vas cuely and geico logically. nine other women will also get the surgery. >> women born without a uterus have a medical condition that affects every aspect of their lives from the time diagnosed to when they are adults looking for relationships and trying to dede
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family. >> the real test is a successful pregnancy. >> uterus flants is not just about a surgery and for moving a uterus from here to there. it's about having a healthy baby. that goal is still a couple of years away. >> something lindsay and her husband look forward to. they're already parents to three adopted boys. to get lindsay pregnant, she'll rely on ivf using already froze republican embryos. this doctor calls this transplant monumental but challenging. > i think to the select group of women who really want to have a child who were born without uterii or had them prematurely and never had that opportunity it, offers this glimmer of hope. >> lauren glassburg for abc news, new york. >> incredible advancement. i didn't realize one in 5,000 women are born without a uterus. that's what the doctors said. >> isn't that incredible? >>
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for better results, use finish jet-dry. now it's time for "the mix." a lot of things go viral on social media. you scratch your head and don't get in this one was incredibly powerful from baltimore. a young praying over the body of a homeless man. it's gone viral taken by a police officer for the university of maryland in baltimore. he saw this and he said a lot of people come and shake down the homeless guy see what's in his pockets. he realized he was actually praying for the man. >> and man, he's just sleeping. >> he's sleeping. >> he's praying over him. >> this went viral last tuesday march 1st. more than 30,000 people have viewed this on facebook. >> that's a wonderful moment especially like for the
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horrible images. >> he said he almost missed his bunch bus so knew it was a legitimate moment. >> here's a wonderful moment, as well. of this gopro awards recipient. orlando getty. gopro fell on the ground, this elephant kicked it and then picked it up giving it a ride for a few minutes. we got to see the innards of the trunk of this elephant. is he just kind of walked with it for a little bit. >> i think elephants are smarter than we give them credit for. i think they didn't want to be flynned or play the game. >> do you think they remember that encounter. >> i think they do but i think they prefer selfies than the gopro. what do you get when you mix 650 horsepower with two grannies. >> take a look at this. >> here we go. >> two grannies in los angeles with a lamborghini. they take it for a spin
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take a listen. >> where we going to put the stuff? >> i'm clueless. >> the new jersey. >> kind of sort of. >> got room inside. >> no, there's no room for the groceries. >> we can't put you in the trunk if we can't find the trunk. >> doughnut media apparently put this together. it's a great video. clearly lamborghini has been markeding to the wrong crowd. >> they need to market to the 80 and up crowd. all right. take a look at this in the meantime. this is really cool. cadets know how to celebrates once they get through the first year. this is the cadets in norway. they did this impromptu mashup here, dance. after they made it through their first year. to uptown funk. >> nor swra dance moves. i wouldn't have thought. pretty good. >> it also shows why the norwegian military has been taken over
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this morning on "world news now," the last minute campaigning and infighting before voters in four states go to the polls. what's at stake in today's important primaries and caucuses. >> remembering nancy reagan. the beloved first lady, the latest tributes and the plans for her funeral. >> and new this half hour, the tennis star admitting she failed a drug test. >> maria sharapova explains what happened. while companies that endorsed her drop their deals. the developments overnight. >> and later in the "skinny," the women of the bachelor" telling all from hard feelings to apologies. it's reality tv like you've never seen before. our analyst is here with exclusive insight. it is tuesday, march 8th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now."


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