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tonight, the new three-way fight. the candidates already on the ground in new hampshire, and so are we. ted cruz, donald trump and marco rubio in a heated battle now after iowa. and trump's new message tonight. and hillary clinton declared the winner, but just barely. we're live in new hampshire. also breaking, the major storm tonight. blizzard warngs, reports of tornadoes. a large and dangerous tornado justoments ago. 340 miles of interstate shut down. alts from new mexico to michigan. and that system, moving east tonight. new developments in the case of a 13-year-old girl kidnapped and killed. two college students charged. police now revealing how she died. the new warning tonight about zika, and the troubling delopment about a case in dallas. and the mid-aiair explosion. the blast, moments afterer takeoff, ripping a hole into
passengers inside, horrified. good evening. and we begin tonight with the next battleground now, new hampshire just seven days away. and tonight, a new three-way battle taking shape already. senator ted cruz, fueled by his first place finish in iowa. donald trump, firing off tweets tonight, a picture of him headed to new hampshihire a short time ago. and what he's now saying about his second place finish in iowa, arguing it was a long shot, great finish. and many now pointing to what could be new momentum for senator marco rubio. many late deciders in iowa going with rubio, who had a strong third place finish. the republicans and their big debate this weekend on abc. the night before the super bowl. but the game on the ground in new hampshire is well under way. chris christie tonight calling rubio "the boy in the bubble." abc's tom llamas, leading us off. >> reporter: tonight, a three-way race for new hampshire. senator cruz beating inging donald trump in iowa.
d be the glory. >> reporter: trump's speech, very short. just three minutes long. >> thank you very much. i love you people. i loved you people. >> reporter: in iowa, the man who always brands himself a winner sounding like a gracious loser. >> iowa, we love you. we thank you. you're special. we will be back many, many times, in fact, i think i might come here and buy a farm, i love it. >> reporter: but today on twitter, mount trump reerupting. complaining about unfair reporting. says,quote, because i was told i could not do well, i spent very ltle there. and finally, knocking the voters themselves, saying, i don't believe i have been given any credit byhe voters for self-funding my campaign. not worth it. now, one of trump's old tweets back in focus.
today, cruz painting trump as a candidate coming unhinged who can't be trusted. >> six weeks ago, donald trump was s saying e ery d that i was his friend, that he loved me, that i was terrific, that i was nice. and now i'm aggravating. >> reporter: but it's not just trump. cruz will also have to get through senator rubio, who finished a surprisingly strong third. >> i think ted's been very kag cue lated and will say or do anything to get a vote. >> reporter: rubio sounding a lot like a first-term senator who got a big boost from iowa. here's rubio last night. >> so, this is the moment they said would never happen. >> reporter: here's barack obama in 2008. >> they said this day would never come. >> reporter: the p president former speechwriter tweeting that rubio could have at least thanked 0obama for the opening line. as rubio rises, his opponents on the attack. governor chris christie calling him "the boy in the bubble." >> you know who the boy in the bubble is up here, whoever
constantly scripted and controlled. because he can't answer your questions. it's time for him to man up and step up andnd sp letting all his handlers write his speeches and halling him. >> governor chris christie called you the boy in the bubble, suggesting that you are a very delegatee candida and you have not yet been tested. >> chris h had a tough couple of days. he's not doing very well. sometimes when people run into adversity, they don't react well and they say things maybe they'll later regret. >> and tom joins us live from new hampshire. and tom, donald trump now rending everyone, he's been spending his own money on this campaign. and trump adamant that a second place finish was a major victory. >> reporter: and david, that's because trump never cites a flaw and they ever sure roundnever surerenders ground. the campaign says they are much manufacture confident in new hampshire. trump's campaign manager has worked in this state in polits for years. he lives here. he knows the state inside and
second, they have much more elected leaders behind them i in new hampshire than they did in iowa. david? >> tom, thank you. and with seven days to go to new hampshire, on the democratic side tonight, it's official. hill little clintary clinton won iowa. the closest result for the democrats in iowa ever. hillary clinton in n new hamhire tonight, with former president bill clintonclinton, were both were given new life in previous campaigns. but can she do it again there? bernie sanders leads in new hampshire by double-digits, in his own backyard. tonight, he's refusing to concede iowa. andou're about to hear why. abc's cecilia v vega fromew hampshire. >> make no mistake. we are in a fight to the finish. >> reporter: tonight, hillary clinton and bernie sanders both on the ground in new hampshire after both declaring victory in iowa. >> so, as i stand here night, breathing a big sigh of relief, thank you, iowa! >> reporter: bernie sanders standing proud, too.
>> it looks like we'll have about half of the iowa delegates. >> reporter: the race so tight in some iowa precincts, it took a coin toss to break the tie. but today, hillary clinton making it clear. a win is a win. >> i can tell you, i -- i've won and i've lost there, it's a lot better to win. >> reporter: today, i asked bibill clint about the photo >> finish. >> i'm glad she was on the right side of it. >> reporter: should she be nervous it was so close? >> i always thought it would be really close. >> reporter: a democratic socialist from vermont delivering a serious blow to hillary clinton's well-oiled machine. secretary clinton, is a virtual tie a win in iowa? do you feel like a virtual tie is a win? >> it was a great win. >> reporter: it was a great win? sanders landing in new hampshire, enjoying a double-digit lead in the polls. >> feel the bern! >> i cannot believe that you are
confident. >> and last night we began the political revolution not just in iowa, t just in new hampshire but all over this country. >> reporter: but the clintons havs a history of new hampshire comebacks. >> i listened toto you, anin the process, i found my own voice. clinton is hoping for just one more. >> and cecilia vega reporting in tonight. we were on the plane from iowa to new hampshire together. when we landed, the race was even closer between clinton and sanders. that didn't seem to stop hillary clinton from getting up on that stage first last night. >> reporter: it certainly didn't, david. she does not want to see a 2008 repeat like she saw in iowa, a devastating loss for her there. she is now here in new hampshire, you can see this crowd here behind me. she's about to start another event today. even people in her inner circle, though, telling me, this is going to be a really tough race
>> all right, cecilia vega working hard to get answers from both clintons today. thank you. > and one more note on the message voters are now sending. who won when values were most important to voters? who won on the economy? and who won as the outsiderr and will it now work in new hampshire? here's abc's jonathan karl. >> i loved you people. >> reporter:r: tonigh there are some real warning signs for donald trump. first, ted cruz has found a line of attack that stuck. >> donald trump, new y york values. not ours. >> reporter: more than 40% of iowa voters said values was theirr most iortant issue. most of those voters went for cruz. only 5% went for trump. , the new york value attack -- >> yeah. >> reporter: worked. >> here in iowa, new hampshire, south carolina, nevada, everyone knows what new york values are. >> reporter: and w why trump is a billionaire businessman, famously promised -- >> i will be the greatest jobs president that godod er created. >> reporter: iowa republicans actually thought marco rubio would do a better job with the
d they bought rubio's argument that h heas the best chance to get elected president. this land is your land >> reporter: in iowa, bernie sanders showed hillary clinton has a big problem with young voters. a whopping 84% went for sanders. just 14% for clinton. but part of clinton's message worked with voters. >> i am proud of the progress we've made under president obama. stand with president obama. president obama. >> reporter: clear majority of iowa democrats want to continue obama's policies. and the vast majority who care about electability votedor hillary clinton. >> and jon karl wh us tonight from iowa. still trying to get out with that blizzard. jon, good luck with that. but in the meantime, i wanted to ask about the republicans. let's go back to them. donald trump, his ace in the hole still would appear to be his outsider status. he did very well with voters looking for someone from the outside. >> reporter: no question. and nearly half of the iowa republican caucus goers said they were looking for an outsider.
we're going to see a lot of that going forward. if you are looking for an outsider, chances are, donald trump's your guy. >> all right, jon karl with us tonight. jon, good luck and safe trip home. and with iowa now behind us, next up, the r republica debate, right here on abc in just four days. join martha raddatz and men a as weoderate the debate, saturday night, the night before the super bowl, right here on abc. but we do move on tonight, and to the other breaking headline, the weather. a dangerous tornado touching down just a short time ago. and blizzard warnings across several states in the midwest. this whole system moving east next. whiteout conditions right there in nebraska, blinding snow and whipping winds. treachererous dring in iowa. cars veering off the ro, buried in the snow, jus 24 hours after the call us cans. that tornado reportedly hitting mississippi, then crossing into alabama, and 23 million amerans in the path of severe storms from alabama to indiana. abc's steve osunsami in
>> tornado on the ground. tornado on the ground. >> reporter: this was mississippi a short time ago. what l looksike a tnado falling from the dark sky. it's going to be a tough night for families in the south as they watch and wait. across the plains and the midwest, this same storm is bringing blizzards. near grand island, nebraska, they're not going anywhere this evening. it's a total whiteout. >> this snow is piling up and the winds are really strong and it's freezing. >> reporter: in at least five ates, they are being told to stay put. >> the roads were covered. snow coming down hard. >> reporter: outside denver, it's wreck city. the seven-car accident sent four people to the hospital. the heavy snow forced authorities to close interstate 70, to save lives. abc news correspondent claon sandell is there. >> this interstate is shut down from denver, 340 miles east, all the way to hayes, kansas. >> reporter: police remiing everyone to stay safe. pointing to this tragedy outside detroit.
4-year-old son, jackson, were out fishing on the icehen they fell through. divers pulled them from the foezen lake in minutes, but it was too late. they both died. here in shville, at least one school district wasn't taking any chances, and d decided t cle early today. we are under a tornado watch tonight. david? >> all sorts of weather with this one system. steve, thank you. let's get right to rob marciano, tracking the threat at this hour. >> reporter: still that long duration, damaging tornado y see, the cell rolling right over aliceville, moving to the northeast. and another one right behind it. this is part of a huge tornado watch that stretches from louisiana almost all the way to louisville, until 10:00 tonight. as the sun sets, these are storms are going to be even more dangerous. part of the huge system, where the blizzard is happening in iowa. the low goes into canada, takes the snow with it, but the storms and the rain will push off to the east, flooding in the areas that still have a snow pack. and a stormy day. >> all right, we'll be watching it on "gma." rob, thank you. there are new and troubling developments tonight in that
police now revealing new debates s details about the 13-year-old kidnapped and lled. now saying she was found sbbed to death. two college students are now charged. one, a star high scol athlete before college, as we hear from a stunned principal tonight. abc's eva pilgrim on the case. >> reporter: new details tonight in the murder of seventh grader nico lovell in blacksburg. >> a very preliminary determination of the cause of death is stabbing. >> reporter: nicole's motother remembering how hard her mother fought to survive childhood cancer andillnesses. >> her favorite color was blue. >> reporter: unable to complete her statementtoday. 13-year-old nicole lovell was last seen on tuesday night. her parents say she pushed a dresser up against her bedroom window. police say sheas killedd on wednesday. her bodice covered on saturday, blacksburg. authorities saying at least one of the two virginia tech students, natalie keepers,
least three weeks. today, new charges for her, accessory before the fact first degree murder. police saying the 13-year-old met david eisenhauer, charged with her murder, online, on social media. the former high school track star has no prior criminal record. >> just was a very plpleasant young man. but very gold-al-driven. >> reporter: a social media messaging app confirming today they helped the fbi in the search for the 13-year-old. among the nearly 400 leading investigators are pursuing. david? >> eva pilgrim, thank you. we turn now to new concerns about the zika virus tonight. and a case in dallas, showing a new way the disease can be spread. at least 40 cases now reported in 12 states here in the u.s. and olympic officials in rio today are now encouraging athletes to come to the summer games, sing there's little risk for those who are not pregnant. but not everyone is convinced, an abc's dr. richard besser on
>> reporter: with olympics six months away, athletes here in rio admit to being alarmed. >> i haven't really been outside the hotel. so -- it's kind of scary. >> reporter: the announcement from the ioc that by august, mosquito populations will be down and that athletes face zero risksn't completely reassuring. becacause there is something else -- potential deadly. edna dejesus can no longer walk without help. her guillanearre syndrome - a neurological disease that causes paralysis, may also be a rare complication of zika. she says she contracted the disease seven months ago, and at one point, could only move her eyes. >> the fact that seven months ouout that she's still having trtroublewalking, it's a disturbing factor. >> reporter: we went with dr. ashley styczski, a cdc disease detective who is working with the brazilian governmt to find out whether zika can cause this potentially fatal, debilitating complicion. all as the world's athletes train and worry. and a disturbingote late
according to health officials, a new case of zika virus infection in texas. this one picked up through sexual contact with someone who acquired the virus while abroad. a frightening development. david? >> the concern growing here at home. rich besser on this again tonight. thank you. there is still much more ahead on "world news tonight" this tuesday. the mid-air explosion on the plane. passengers inside, horrified. the incredible images. the blast ripping a holee in the jet. this was moments after takeoff. also, the urgent manhunt under w way tonight. police now searching for a murder spect considered armed and dangerous that apparently was released by mistake in a major city. and the house levels in just seconds. the husband who accidentally drove into the home and his desperate effort to get to his wife in time. we will be right back.decided to take chantix to shut everybodelse up about me quitting smoking. i was going to give it a try, but i didn't really y think it was going to really hapn. after one week of chantix, i knew i could quit. along with support, chantix (varenicline) is proven to help people quit smoking. chantix definitely held reduce my urge to smoke.
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