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making news in america this morning -- developing overnight -- ted cruz and john kasich join forces with one goal -- to stop donald trump. the billionaire's response just in. we're live in washington with the latest. severe weather a powerful weather system spawning tornadoes and hail overnight. the beginning of what's expected to be a turbulent week of dangerous storms. and new this morning -- johnny manziel indicted. the football player hit with serious charged after an alleged incident with his ex-girlfriend. no spoilers but the hugely popular tv show game of thrones is back. we have the first reactions this morning. good morning, everyone.
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we begin with some strange bedfellows in the race for the white house. a surprising collaboration in the works aimed at stopping donald trump. >> ted cruz and john kasich have joined forces in hopes of denying trump the nomination. voters in five states head to the polls tomorrow. e it's your "your voice, your vote." we get the latest from kenneth moten. >> good morning. yes, this is a major strategic shift in stop trump movement. likely happen if all three men head to the republican national convention. kasich, cruz, coordinating to take down trump. >> i got taigning in maryland, five states he's expected to sweep in the northeast. so ted cruz and john kasich are moving on to the macon test. >> god bless the great state of
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indiana. >> reporter: the two campaigns sent out similar statements. cruz is focusing time and resources in indiana. kasich is moving his attention out west to oregon and new mexico. the ohio governor told face the nation his goal is to have an contested convention. trump furious the billionaire fired off on twitter. wow, just announced that liein' ted and kasich are going to collude to keep me from getting the nomination -- 's the presentation. a confident hillary clinton may be quietly start to search for a vp. but her democratic rival bernie sanders is still making a lot of noise -- promising to stay in the race. >> what this campaign is really about is for all of us together to e take on the status quo. >> reporter: clinton is ahead in all five states voting tomorrow. as for the republicans, kasich
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has canceled all of his campaign events in indiana tomorrow as he and cruz work together to take down trump. diane and ryan. >> kenneth moten live in washington thank you. millions of americans are braces for severe weather to start the week off especially in the plains. >> storms are likely, including tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds. some of the heaviest rain will fall on areas that have already experienced flooding. . the storm system will be a threat into wednesday. >> one tornado has touched down near the kansas/nebraska border. it was on the ground for a few minutes. it caused any minor damages to tree and across the border in northern kansas, large hail falling from the skies, at least two people were injured. one man hit in the head. >> the weather threat will also remain today but this is just the beginning. >> abc senior meteorologist rob marciano says there's an even bigger threat looming tomorrow.
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>> this pattern, every couple of days we're going to see a tornado threat. tuesday, more of the ingredients are coming together for a tornado risk right in the heart of tornado alley. the potential for very large if not violent tornadoes. >> more from rob on "good morning america." overseas now, where the u.s. is adding more military might in the battle against isis. president obama is ordered 250 additional military personnel to syria to help local force there is. most of them being deployed are members of the army special forces. in an interview with bbc, president obama said isis may not be defeated before he leaves office. >> it's critical. although i don't anticipate in the next nine months it will be finished we can slowly shrink the environment in which they operate and take on strong holds like mosul and raqqah.
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>> president obama is making the announcement today in germany, he's wrapping up a weeklong trip that focused a lot on energy and defeats isis the world may get a glimpse from a chapter of the 9/11 investigation. the white house could release some pages of the inquiry into the 9/11 attack. the documents have been kept in a secure room in the capital. a teenager has been charged with plotting a terror attack in australia the 16-year-old boy was arrested in his home in sydney accused of trying to target a veteranser is knowny expected to take place today. five teens were arrested in 2015 for plotting an isis-inspired attack on the same event. mental health officials are seeking a repeal of the so-called bathroom law.
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they have signed a letter to the governor over a law that bans transgender people from using the bathroom that they identify with. we're getting our first look at the new official logo of the 2020 tokyo olympics. >> organizers have chosen a simple indigo and white circle. the selection was made from almost 1500 entries. still ahead -- cvs pulling a product off the shelves because of salmonella. and prinhappening now, a ma hunt is under way after eight family members are found dead. why investigators think this was all preplanned.
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investigators are trying to figure out what sparked this raging fire at an apartment construction site in the phoenix suburb. the fire got so hot it actually melted a portion of the road. residents who lived across the street returned to find many of their homes damaged by smoke and water. this morning, a battle could be battle over prince's fortune with a law in minnesota. estimates put his estate at $800 million. he leaves behind a wife or children. if there's no will, half-siblings are entitled to
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part of the fortune. >> minnesota does specifically a law that does a half-sibling is recognized for purps of these laws. >> so blood relation is enough -- >> enough to get in. >> it could be contested in court. the singer died thursday at his recording studio. he was cremated over the weekend and it could take weeks for toxicology report to be complete. cvs is recalling a herbal tea. may be contaminated with salmonella. packaged tea has a long shelf life customers may have purchaspurchase ed affected packages a while ago. the roar of the jungle at the theaters this weekend.
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jungle book, more than three times as the huntsman winter's war in its debut. jungle book from our parent company disney is already the fourth biggest movie of the year. barbershop the next cut was third. when we come back -- some more trouble in store for johnny mabz yel, the former heisman winner now indicted. and another member of the royal family setting a fashion trend. what prince george was seen wearing that quickly sold out. ♪ your body was made for better things than rheumatoid arthritis. before you and your rheumatologist move to another treatment, ask if xeljanz is right for you. xeljanz is a small pill for adults with moderate to severe ra for whom methotrexate did not work well. xeljanz can reduce joint pain and swelling in as little as two weeks, and help stop further joint damage. xeljanz can lower your ability to fight infections,
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to 64. >> a mother was found next to her four day old infant who wasn't harmed. >> the people who did this did not want to be detected. this is not a spur of the moment murder. this is well thought out, well executed murders. >> so far there haven't been any arrests. officials aren't saying much about the investigation because they don't want to tell the quote, the bad guys everything they know. students return to a wisconsin high school after a shooting this weekend at the prom. an 18-year-old student was killed by police after they say he shot two students after they left the dance. his family says the teen gunman had been bull lid for years. former nfl quarterback johnny nanz wrel has reportedly
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been indicted by a grand jury. the alleged beating occurred in january and since then the 23-year-old heisman trophy winner has also been accused of trashing a los angeles home during a party and has been cut by the cleveland browns. british astronaut tim peek has completed the london marathon despite being out of the country. >> oh, yeah. >> way out of the country. he's in the international space station. >> he ran a 26.2 race just like that, harnessed to a treadmill. he finished just over 3:30 hours. giving new meaning to the term runner's high. >> i wonder if it's easier or harder to run at zero gravity. >> harder. time now for sports. lakers are parting ways with their coach. >> byron scott in his two years as head coach he won 38 games.
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>> as for last night's hockey playoffs, let's check in now with our guys at espn. >> good morning, america. >> we begin with steph curry injury news. >> not the ankle. he returned from a two-game absence for game four against houston. now we have a knee issue. he slid down, left leg goes out, but he grabs the right knee, that's the problem. he limped back to the locker room, team says it a sprained mri. didn't play the rest of the game. now to our top story, capitals and flyers, if the capitals win they'll move on and play penguins in the second round. backstrom, only goal of the game. ove and the caps move on to play the pittsburgh penguins in the second round. in double overtime, john tavarez
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the captain stuffs it in. they eliminate the panthers. capitals and penguins. and islanders versus lightning. as the isles win in overtime. good morning, america. >> fighting mood. >> we got our dukes up. we're ready to go. you have saw steph curry, you remember daughter riley, everybody remembers her for being that charming kid. a basketball player's kid stole the show at a postgame conference. >> adorbs. >> isaiah is the greatest basketball player. >> everyone is my pick.
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♪ time to check the pulse, starting with beyonce breaking the internet with the surprise release of her latest album. >> this was a big one. she dropped lemonade following an hour-long premier on hbo. it's billed as every woman's journey of self-knowledge and healing. mixed with a soulful message of black lives matters. >> it looks like lemonade will be available exclusively on tidal. >> sounds great, right. album sounds good just on that. another story everybody's going to be talking about the much anticipated return of game of thrones. first off, no spoilers. >> after last year's death-filled finale.
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season six started off with a restart on the chess board. in the battle for the eye roan throne and it's creating quite the buzz online. >> carmen tweets -- i think ghost deserves an emmy for tonight. >> vanity fair tweeted, game of thrones really wants you to know it's all about women this year. >> and sam said, i haven't seen game of thrones yet so i should probably stay off of twitter for the day. >> florida's men's bubble has been burst. quite literally. he was traveling inside of a hydropod. clear, inflatable hamster wheel that travels on water. his latest attempt to walk to bermuda has ended with a coast guard crew again. >> they warned him the stunt wasn't safe.
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good morning, everyone, i'm matt o'donnell, monday morning, 4:27 a.m., here's what we're working on on "action news," a man is murdered while talking to a candidate for the pennsylvania state house. police believe the crime was connected to another one that happened hours later. there's concerted effort by two gop candidates to keep donald trump from getting the nomination. plus the pennsylvania and delaware primaries tomorrow. vice president joe biden and his wife will be in philadelphia today. biden is pushing to make college more affordable for everyone. all those stories and a little rain this week and a look at traffic, it's all next. light pacific. >> the experimental aircraft is halfway toward its goal of
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flying around the world. our san francisco reporter spoke to the pilots. >> reporter: the first solar powered airplane flying over the golden gate bridge. >> i'm going to land and i did not want to land because i knew i could have carried on. >> reporter: the pilot flew the giant aircraft over the bay area for several hours saturday. until wind conditions were right for a landing at the field. it was a hero's welcome. >> driving to the golden gate and thinking, it's a new era. >> reporter: it may be the world's largest experiment aal aircraft. >> an airplane that has endurance to be able to fly through the night. in order to do that, it had to be extremely energy efficient.
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>> reporter: the plane is equipped with 17 solar cells which power the propellers and power batteries. a swiss nonprofit group put the $170 million project together thanks to private sponsors like google. but is a solar plane really practical? these intrerp nurs say, yes. >> the wright brothers, some people are saying it's useless and nevertheless, 66 years later, two men on the moon and airliners all over the world. >> reporter: next stop is phoenix then new york. for now the plane and its pilots are recharging their batteries. abc 7 news. i would love to fly in a solar plane. just don't charge me baggage fees. >> or for the middle seat. that's what good morning, s
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4:30 a.m., monday, april 25. here's what we're following, authorities in montgomery are trying to figure out if a deadly shooting during a church service was justified. two presidential candidates admits they are teaming up to prevent donald trump from getting the nomination. fans remember a well-known local singer who has died. let's go over to david murphy and karen rogers good morning. >> reporter: we're starting out with cloud cover that has


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