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morning, voting day, all eye on nevada as caucusgoers make their picks for the r@publican nominee. donald trump turning out huge crowds as hillary clinton looks to hollywood for a boost. we're live with the latest. new details in the case of that deadly shooting, the uber driver admitting to his rampage and the family of a teenage victim clinging to life speaks out, crash landing a plane caught on camera going down in the middle of a cityy street. the pilot being credited as a hero this moing. and sir air up there. this imagine of a gravity-defying high school basketball player going viral. looks like he's levitating more than leaping. what he says he was doing in that moment. well, good tuesday morning. we begin with the battle for votes in nevada as donond trump looks to score victory three.
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his rivals. marco rubio picking up support from the gop establishment and ted cruz is hoping to bounce back after a tumultuous day that called his integrity into question and left him without a chief spokesman. >> now, many are wondering if trump is unstoppable. it's "your voice, your vote." we get the latest from abc's kenneth moton. kenneth, good morning. >> good morning, reena and kendis. donald trump is vegas overnight. no need for campaign snage because the real estate mogul's name is in bright lights on the strip. odds of winning there are good but the big gop endorsements are pouring in for his rival marco rubio. caucus time in america. >> we're going to make america great again and we're going to keep win, winning. >> reporter: overnight donald trump rallied his biggest crowd yet in las vegas. the billionaire's banking on a hot streak that will carry him into the gop nomination as he
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>> this guy cruz lies more than any other living being i have dealt with. >> reporter: ted cruz fired his communications director for spreading a false rumor that marco rubio had disparaged the bible. >> we will conduct this campaign with the very highest standards of integrity. >> reporter: but rubio is focused on trump leading in nevada by 26 points. his apparent unstoppable rise has the republican establishment rallying around rubio. >> donald has a base of support and the majority of our party doesn't want him as our nominee. >> reporter: in front of more than 8,000 people at the university of massachusetts amherst, bernie sanders again hit hillary clinton on her wall street connection. >> we don't represent corporate america. we don't want their money. >> reporter: the primary this weekend, i can report that nders is -- excuse me is falling behind hillary clinton. she is leadidi him by a lot as the two work to court the black
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that state actor morgan freeman's voice is being used in a clinton tv ad andlso i can also tell you that sanders answered with and an dorisment from spike lee in spots airing today. >> kenneth moton, thanknkou very much. clinton's also picking up celebrity support as she got a financial boost in southern california. clinton stopped by the set of abc's hit "scanda and hung out with the cast. kerry washington posting a picture with the #i'mwithher and hosted several fund-raisers in l.a. and told supporters that donald trump and the white house would be a risk to the nation's security. > vice president biden is downplaying remarks he made nearly 25 years ago about supreme court vacancies. he recently criticized a plan by senate republicans to block any nominee presint obama picks to replace supreme court justice antonin scalia. but as a senator back in 1992 biden said if a seat on the high court becomes vaca, president bush should not fill it until after the election.
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says the excerpt is not an accurate description o o his views. well, police say they still don't know why a man shot eight people in kalamazoo this weekend killinin six. investigators say jason dalton admits he took people lives but during his arraignment yesterday the uber driver said he wouod prefer to remain silent. police say the uber driver parently chose his victims at random, none had any known connection to him. one of the two people wounded was a 14-year-old girl who is clinging to life support. >> my daughter is not dead. she is alive and these fighting for her life. i want everybody to understand that. abigail is strong and she was a vibrant beautiful young lady that did not deserve this. >> the girl's father said he feels for jason dalton's family and holds no grudge against them. the family of the 45-year-old married father of two has issued a statement saying this type of violence has no place in our society. well, uber admits they got complaints saturday night about dalton while the attacks were
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first complaints about him. uber says no background check would have flagged dalton because he had no criminal history and some say uber should have a panan buttonn its u.s. apps as it does in india. 911 is the panic button and it doesn't want to interfere. americans are choosing sides in the apple fbi security showdown. theje will be rallies today in support of tech giant at its stores in more than 40 cities and at fbi headquarters in washington, d.c. apple says h hping the fbi would open the door to abuses by other law enforcementt agencies. well, not everyone agrees with apple's refusal to hack into the iphone used by one of the s bernardino shooters. aew research survey says 51% agree with the fbi, and also in different age groups and education levels. only 38% think apple is in the right.
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civil war in syria. the u.s. and russia have agreed to a cease-fire set to begin saturday. the agreement does n n cover terror groups like isis which claimed responsibility for twowo deadly attacks over the weekend. 250,00 have died in the civil war. 9 white house is downplaying expectations sing there are setbacks. a major effort under way in brazil in the battle against the zika virus. joint teams of u.s. and brazilian health workers are fanning out in search of mothers and infants. they're trying to confirm that zika causes babies to be born with small heads and in this country, president obama asking congress for nearly $2 billion to stophe spread of that virus. switching gears into the weather, it looks pretty good for most of the u.s. but not the south. a storm system is bringing the threat of tornadoes and severe storms back to the region. by this afternoon the greatest threat will be along the gulf coast from louisiana to the
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accidents. using a mobile device increased the risk of a crash by more than 3 1/2 times but emotional distress like being angry or crying was even worse increasing the risk ten-fold. bill cosby's wife has testified aboutut sexual assault allegations. cosby was deposed for more than o hours under heavy scrutiny at a hotel in springfield, massachusetts. the session was tense and the judge called twice or rulings. shares of lumber liquidators could be under pressure after new warnings about some of its flooring. the cdc says the cancer risk from certain types of laminate particularing is three times greater than original estimates. the company tells us it believes the cdc iss overstating potential health risks. lumbmb liquidators' stock dropped nearly 20% yesterday. sea levels are rising faster than they have in nearly 3,000
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man-made global warming is to blame before the world's industrializ nations sea levels rose no more than an inch and a half a century but in just the past two decades tha rate has soared to a foot percentry. the study found oceans will jump more than four feet over the next 100 years. that number could be drastically reduced if countries limit greenhouse gas pollution. coming up, veterans fight continuing here at home. the effort to get them proper health care and showing their frustrating experiences. an airplane crash landing in a city street. how e eryone miraculously walked away.ative colitis, the possibility of a flare was s most always on my mind. thinking about what to avoid, where to go... and how to deal with my uc. to me, that was normal. until i talked to my doctor. e told me that humira helps people like me get uc under control
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i don't plan on slowing down any time soon. look for savings on boost in your suay paper. firefighters battled an intense blaze south of los angeles late last night. the warehouse was engulfed in flameu but no injuries were reported. eyewitnesses heard several small explosions from inside the building. the cause of that fire unknown. expect flooded roads throughout the south from eastern texas to the atlantic coast. roads will be wet for most of the northeast too. commuters this morning may see some wintry mix near the twin cities and there will be snow in the rockies. say you're flying, airports likely in houston, new orleans, lanta, charlotte, new york, boston and denver. this morning there is a viral effort aimed at getting veterans the health care that they need. >> it all started with this
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veteran battling a voice mail loop. he works in the office of congressman seth moulton who served with the marines in iraq. to try to fix the program moulton wrote a bill >> that's what we should get after putting our lives on the line for the country. >> one -- >> the v.a. says the problem has been corrected congressman moult ton's bill wouou require them to run a pilot program letting veterans use an app onn their phone to schedule or cancel v.a. appointments themselves. there is a dramatic increase in the number of women opting for mastectomies although breast cancer rates remain the same. the rate of women getting mastectomies increased 36% from 2005 to 2013 and that rate double ed doubled -- more than tripled. one health official said theh
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to treat them as pventive to decrease chances of cancer later on. support is pouri in this morning after senator claire mccaskill revealed she is battling breast cancer. the democrat says the tumor was found through a routine mammogram. her prognosis is good, she says, and is expects to make a full recover. coaches are expected to address allegations in a new federal lawsuit today that suit includes a mention of peyton manning and claims the school has created a hostile environment forwomen. a 20-year-old sexual assault accusation against manning is cited in the suit. espn reports manning's accuser called a sexual assault crisis center andnd the incident was cataloged as sexual assault or abuse. manning was never the subject of a criminal vision in that case and he's denied assaulting the former school trainer who made the allegation. two people have been seriousl hurt in a tour bus crash east of kansas city.
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pulled to the side of interstate 70 with a flat tire when it was sideswiped by a tractor trailer. the driver of that truck claimed he was choking on a piece of gum when he swerved out of his lane and into the bus. amazingly no one was hurt when this small plane crash landed at an intersection they are a small airport in los angeles. the engine failed just before it came down. five cars damaged. the pile who was the only person on board is being given credit for dodging homes and train tracks. investigators are looking into what went wrong. there were no injuries in a construction accident in australia this morning. a fire at the base of a crane collapsed -- caused it to collapse more than 12 stories below. they think it started in electric wiring that they cleared out. as soon as it broke out and the road you see below was also closed. timing is everything in the rescue of a northern california
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10-year-old samantha white suddenly fell into a ten-foot hole you see right here while snowshoeing with her family in the sierra. rescue team happened to be hiking downthe same trail after spending a day training. the team used ropes to hoist the wet, freezing and terrified girl in. thankfully she'll be fine. come on back inside to the safety and warmth of the sports highlight. >> from our guys at espn. good morning. it's our "sportscenter" studio. i'm stan verrett and he's nealil everett everett. golan tate beat the clippers in l.a. saturday and on to atlanta. >> where they won. now we have video to prove it. steph curry, this is right before half. kicks it then just throws it up. oh. de had 19 in the first half. team was up 19. had a horrible thirduarter like they had in portland. atlanta was actually down one after three.
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28-6 run, but then the fellows got it together. by the fellows, i mean steph curry and the fellows. shoulder sha right there. you see that. when you do what he does, you can do that. he had 36. warriors win again. ;>> lebron james and the cavaliers impressive win over the thunuer on sunday. ty ran louisville's clebiu's club. le drawn james, one for seven. liu says he'll think about resting lebron james once they lock up the eastern conference. james, you don't see this. stripp by contaviok sauldwell-pope. 5 for 18 shooting. pistons 96-88. >> raptors beat the nicks.
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>> another one as the bucks beat the lakers. that's all we got. >> thank u, gentlemen. well, coming up floating to victory, the basketball player defying odds and gravity with this viral image. certainly a space oddity. a gorilla at the international space station or is it? "the pulse" is next. karl, don't you have friends coming over? yeah, so? it stinks in here. you've got to wash this whole room are you kidding? wash it? let's wash it with febreze. for all the things you can't wash, use... ...febreze fabric refresher whoa hey mrs. webber inhales hey, it smells nice in here and try pluggable febreze... ...to contuously eliminate odors for... ...up to 45 days of freshness pluggable eebreze and fabric refresher... ...[inhale + exhale mnemonic]... ... , two more ways to breathe happy staying in rhythm... it's how i try to live... how i stay active. so i need nutrition.n. that won't weigh me down. for the nutrition you want
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year in a row apparently if they are cute. adorable. i would love one but we also have to mention mutt, mutts too deswerve just as much love and manynyabrador mixes available for adoption. >> rescucu dog. >> that's my plug for the count. next an image that's really going viral and some explanation behind it. >> his name, you see him right there, that'ssalker stillman but he's more like walker jumpman after this image of the high school junior from illinois playing basketball was picked up online. 'being c cled everything from float boy to jesus for his levitating style leap. >> nice attempt there, walker jumpman. we now know what he was doing. stillman explains saying here, i had jumped to are a rebound, saw that it wasn't coming my way and kind of stops what i was doing. he also cononrmed that he is not a jedi. >> this was not also a mind trick of any sort. mind meld. >> yeah, something along those lines. >> yeah.
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>> he just ate his wheaties. after nearly a y%ar on board the international space station no one can be blamed for going a little bananas. maybe that's what led astronaut scott kelly to behave like this. >> that's kelly dressed in a rather life-like gorilla suit at the iss. it was recently sent up to him as part of a care package from his family and excuse the pun, but you can say that he really went ape with i. >> it looks very, very real, doesn't it. like someone from the zoo escaped on the international space station. apparently he was floating around up there chasing one of his space station colleagues. he will be up part of the crew for another week before coming home i think on march 1st. >> after spending a year i i space. more news after this.2. i accept i do a shorter set these days. i even accept i have a higher risk of stroke due to afib, a type of irregular heartbeat, not caused by a heart valve problem. but i won't play anything less than my best.
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he is holding a commanding lead overis rivals but ripped into ted cruz calling him sick last night. demonstrations outside many apple stores today will be in support of the comomny which is fighting a court order to hack an iphone for the fbi. the phone was used by one of the san bernardino terrorists. the kalamazoo, michigan, community held a second can't thelight vigil after this weekend's deadly shooting spree. the alleged gunman, an uber driver, is not saying what sparked the ramge. looking at today's weather, severe weather returns to the south from eastern texas and across the gulf coast. rain will stretch down into florida and up into the northeast. well, the countdown to the oscars has officially begu we are less than a week away from the academy awards and in hollywood,he preparations are under way, as well. constructing the red carpet, of course, that's a big deal and they're making sure the stars will be able to strut their stuff. >> the other star, oscar, of course, gettitg a fresh coat of paint. abc's brandi hitt iscovering it
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of leading men. >> reporter: they are hollywood's leading men. competing for oscar gold. >> it's such an extraordinary ride. >> reporter: this year's best actor nominees include bryanan cranston, matt damon, leo dicaprio, michael fassbender and eddie redmayne fresh off his win last year. >> i am a lucky man. >> reporter: damon starring in mass "the martian" taking home 1998's best original screenplay alongside ben affleck. >> all our friends and family and everybody back in boston watching us. >> 18 years later this is great and i'm going to smell the roses. >> reporter: this is fastbender's second nomination playing the role of steve jobs. >> no, you don't know want my name on it. >> reporter: and "trumbo"'s bryan cranston up for his first oscar ever. >> i'm delirious about it. real happy about it. >> reporter: but this year's favorite is dicaprio in the
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>> it's us immersed in this world. it's very rewarding. >> leo is one of those stars who seems to be nominated every single year and shockingly has never won. >> reporter: that's dicaprio in 1984 nominated for "what's eat ing april," "avenueiator." he's won countless awards for "the revenant" including a screen actor's guild and golden globe. find out if he takes home his first oscar sunday. brandi hitt. >> that't' what's making news in america. >> stay with us for "good morning america." have a great tuesday.. right now a 4:30 rallying for justice.
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an end to the violence after a six-year-old boy is murdered. police say they were forced to fire. what led up to them pulling that trig displer we're learning more about the roommate almost killing a 23-year-old woman. good morning, south florida. i'm ic yutzy. >> i'm jacey birch. welcome to your tuesday. the weather is definitely warmer. let's talk to julie durda. >> it is warmer and more humid. we're seeing more rain on the radar especially down by the keys.73 degrees in miami. we should be wake up to 63. so we're 10 degrees already above where we should be already for thisime of year. 44 for ft. lauderdale. 70 in key west. it's moving our camera around. wind anywhere between 11 and 14 miles per hour. down by the keys we have winds anywhere between and 12 miles per hour. that east breeze will transport our showers

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