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good morning i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm in for diane macedo. here are some of the top headlines. a call to action. students who survived the florida school shooting are singling out politicians, planning marches and calling for a complete walkout. at least 84 children have now died from the flu since the start of the season in october. that latest number comes as the cdc warns some rapid flu tests being used in emergency rooms across america are only between 50 and 70% accurate. lebron james is firing back against lauraingra, am.
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>> well, he didn't shut up but he did a whole lot of dribbling and dunking last night. the king and kevin durant teaming up to beat steph curry's team in l.a. those are some off the top stories on this monday, president's day, february 19th. say good morning to everybody on this holiday. >> on this president's day. and we begin this half hour with the students who made it out of that florida rampage alive. they delivered an impassioned message, one by one demanding strict new gun control laws to keep kids safe. some will meet face to face with the legislatures and the president himself. >> parkland is strong -- >> reporter: students who
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survived the high school massacre who killed 17 people in parkland, florida are speaking out, channelling grief and frustration and calling for a nation wide student and teacher walkout to fight for antigun legislation. >> the people who are throughout, the kids who need take part in this are every day kids just like us. there are students who need to understand that this can very quickly happen to them. >> reporter: students also have reacted to president trump's tweets about fbi's failure to investigate after receiving a credible threat. the president tweeted they're spending too much time on the russian collusion. morgan responded "oh, my god 17 of my class mates are dead and you have the nerve to talk about
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russia." the white house said on sunday the president will host meetings with teachers, and state and local officials on school safety later this week. we're learning more about the shooter. the people who took him in said quote we had this monster living under our roof and we didn't know." >> we're going to hear much more from the cup whool welcomed the suspect in their home on "good morning america." four of the people wounded in the shooting are still recovering this morning. one of them a ninth grader is being called a hero. he used his body as a shield, taking four bullets to make sure his class mates were not hurt. he just called me and said dad, someone shot me in the back and my leg too. it's the phone call no
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parent expects to receive. his son, anthony telling him he'd been shot multiple times. >> one in here, one in here and another one -- and he gets two enthis. >> reporter: but the 15 year old wasn't going down without a fight. he saw anthony coming, shutting the door, while being shot protecting the 20 other students inside the classroom. all of them making it out alive. his close friend beaming with pride as well. >> none of us knew what to do. so he took the initiative to save his class mates. now in stable condition but with his harrowing story of survival from 17 others with heart braking endings. that song and these black arm bands in honor of this soccer
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team's fallen player. >> i just have to take all the great things she did and she gave to all of us and carry that in our daily life. >> and these orange rebens in honor of 14-year-old dancer, jaime guttenberg. stoneman douglas's principal sharing this message of healing. >> and eagles, i promise you i will hug each and everyone of you as many teams as we need and we will get through this together. >> marjory stoneman douglas high school is expected to remain closed at least through wednesday. they're hoping to bring teachers and faculty back thursday and have students return a week from today. the young players are selling raffle tickets for an arf 15 rifle.
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that's it same type of weapon used in the florida school attack and all the students are between 7 and 9 years old. the coach says the raffle was conceived before the attack. a former campaign advisor, rick gates. the l.a. times says he will soon plead guilty eto fraud-related charges. he's told prosecutors he will prosecute against manafort. they did political consultinging together for about a decade. both were indicted in october. and former first lady rosalynn carter will remain hospitalized for several days. carter is 90 years old. they say the surgery to remove scar tissue was successful.
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that scar tissue developed after she had a cyst removed several years ago. a massive recall of chicken patties. freedom pride is recalling after rubber parts were found in some patties. the chicken was distributed as part of the usda food program under the gold kist farms label. there are no reports of illnesses. they're warning certain cans of dog food may contain traces of a drug used for euthanasia. it includes such brands as gravy train, kibbles and bits and skippy. they say the levels of drugs is at a low level, unlikely to cause any harm in pets. there's a mystery after a picasso was snatched from an art
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brokerage firm. it disappeared sometime on friday. the owner says it doesn't have security cameras. it was created nearly 70 years ago and worth as much as $50,000. >> but at least there's a sketch of it out there somewhere. if you don't remember starman, that's space suit clad dummy that elon musk sent into the space. we lost track of starman after the tesla lost power. >> until now. he and the tesla were more than 2 million miles away from earth. expected to get to mars sometime this summer. >> how are we supposed to believe that? that picture doesn't even look real to me.
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they're just guessing. coming up the country's largest toy fair is in new york. and a cruise ship was forced to return to port early. not because of rough seas but because of rough passengers. guests were forced to hide in their rooms. what is going on? but first a look at today's temps. ♪ tired of wrestling with seemingly impossible cleaning tasks? using wipes in the kitchen, and sprays in the bathroom can be ineffective. try mr. clean magic eraser. simply add water, and use in your kitchen for burnt on food, in your bathroom to remove soap scum, and on walls to remove scuffs and marks. it erases 4x more permanent marker per swipe. for an effective, multi-surface clean, use mr. clean magic eraser. brand power. helping you buy better.
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you're looking at the dramatic rescue of a couple outside nashville, tennessee. their car was inundated with flood waters. they ended up pulling them to safety. in the meantime a picture perfect landing in california. the pilet of this small plane landed in the median of the 101 highway there after the plane reportedly suffered engine failure. no cars were hit. the it plane wasn't even damaged and the pilot walked away unharmed. just like planned.
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well, a 10-day carnival cruise in the south pacific was forced to dock early after two dozen members of a single family ended up tearerizing the other passengers. >> after three days of nearly non-stop violence they had to do some things. here's marcus moore. >> reporter: an idealic cruz descending into chaos with a series of brutal brawls on board. it happened on the carnival legend as stunned vacationers, even kids watched. >> i was feeling quite threatened. >> and there's videos of it. >> reporter: a fight that seems to start with a couple of people explodes and guards can be seen kicking passengers. even appearing to try to stop a bistander from recording the
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melee. >> snatch it straight out of your hand. >> reporter: eventually all 26 members of one family were escorted off the ship on to another boat but too late for many on board the 10-day cruise. >> it took until the last day to ruin everyone's trip, ruin my mun honeymoon. they said they have a zero tolerance approach and they will take corrective action. >> it's like a miniature city and you layer on unlimited alcohol and personalities and those two as a cocktail together sometimes causes unique situations like we saw here. >> reporter: carnival cruise lines is offering a 20% discount on future travel. but some say that is not enoughf to compensate them for their ruined vacations. >> just imagine what thanksgiving is like at their
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house. >> that's why i don't cruise with families. >> they did not say what started the fights or how many people were hurt or if any charges were filed. >> some of the people getting off the ship did not look happy. >> blame it on the hennie. new technology from stuffed toys and then some. any object. any surface. if you've got a life you gotta swiffer
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okay. so even though it's terribly early to start thinking about holiday shopping, now, apparently is the time when the newest toy creations are previewed. and here is the toy insider mom. i'm laughing because ---ing. >> we'll get to that. it's so much fun. 115th north american toy fair. and i love going in and sneaking some of them out and bringing them right here. i have toys that represent the
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trends we're going to see. we're going to start with the fact that they love their characters and doc, this year she's rescuing the animals and she's got her had own mobile unit. this is the doc mobile vet clinic. we have the handle that goes upside down but when she gets to her pets, this whole thing opens up. we have lights, x-ray machines. we have everything a good doctor needs to take kaer of all of the pets she's going to rescue. stickers, biscuits. it's all very portable and you'll see this out in the fall. >> so the kids can play doctor. >> and take care of all of those pets. learning toys always important. this is the learning friends 100 words. they're going to go through this book and learn all these things. just touch one of the pictures. >> hippo. >> so you hear the hippo.
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>> i don't know if it's a hippo or me sleeping. is this out now? >> no, fall. it is the year of poop, not, the grosser the better. everything gross and this is sort of kicking off the year of the grosser the better for the kids. and it's called who cut the cheese? here's your knife. here's mine. so if it's my turn and let's say i want to move one move -- it's a game. i have to cut it. well, i just lost my turn because i went. >> it's a far sound. >> cut it. so that's good. now cut it again. >> so i have not fared. >> you have not farted yet.
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so you would be on three and i would have to start all over again. so sequence became really popular and now we're starting to see it in our toys. >> are we talking fashion week? >> no, toys. what i want you to do is move your hand on the sequence. you can change the color, taek your finger and just do cool designs enit. can you see what we're doing? they're really fun and the kids are just loving these. that one's staying with me. >> one of the other things we know kids love are collectibles. these are called fur baeby dream stars. put your finger in. these are really cute. these will be out enmarch actually and this is the dream tree play set. when we put this light on, that means we're going to send dreams all over the world, sweet
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dreams. just a really cute play set. >> so this is for adults, clearly. >> adlts. >> are you ready? music. we love this. and now they have this great karaoke machine. so now we can sing ♪ christmas christmas time >> but we can be chipmonks. we can echo. >> uh-oh. this is a female voice. our thanks to you. you can thread for more information and how do i maek it a little bit more masculine and find out more details on our facebook page. thank you so much. 60% of women are wearing the wrong size pad and
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yep, that's drake spreading the love, giving away nearly a million dollars from universities to supermarkets in that video and challenging his fans to do it same. >> why couldn't we be in miami at that point? i could have used some of drake's money.
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it's debuting and already popular, understandably, for his charity work. there is one firefighter who's doing the same thing. rs for he's paying it forward and taking it to a whole new level. a man and a van and a mission. that is tommy mars' story pap new york area firefighter as, a dad and a guy who sees something bad in the world and pushes back with kindness. it started after the october mass shooting in vegas. >> the plan was i had bracelets made with each person's name on it that died and i would show up entheir town and do a random act of kindness in their honor. >> he's been getting to are the communities and in each place performing an act of kindness. in a laundry mat, he taped
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quarters each in honor of bill wolf who came from that town. on a cold colorado day, hand warmers for construction workers and in california gift cards passed out by his daughter in honor of carry barnette. as tommy's daughter says of her dads. >> he's always been the guy to put himself before someone else always. he will do anything for anyone. >> reporter: instagram is filling up with pictures of checks picked up by strangers and doing so with the honor 58 hashtag. >> for me there's no better remembering than honoring. >> reporter: and tommy is showing how. abc news. >> that's nice of him to pay it forward to that effect. this is not the first time he as done something like this. he drove his had van to texas last year help hadding people as well. >> we love that. well, that's the news for this half hour.
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this morning on "world news now" inside the life of an alleged school shooter. >> we're hearing from the couple who took in the suspect after his mother died. plus the students demanding action from washington. and the president verses the fbi. president trump facing back lash, even from members of his own party for the using the florida school pmassacre to attack it firb about the russia investigation. plus the major smash up at the daytona 500. nascar favorite danica patrick, what she's saying about the wreck during the final race of her nascar career. >> a bobsled on its side. plus a doping scandal rocking the curling world. curling and doping.
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what's the world turning to. it's monday, february 19th. lynda lopez saying this is why she doesn't bobsled. and apparently we haven't been doping up enough to qualify for curling. but we want to start on a serious note and in florida because we're getting startling information. >> obtained footage of nikolas cruz fighting. and they said they didn't know they were living with a monster. >> there are some records that indicate he was diagnosed as developmentally delayed at the age of three and disciplina disciplinaryeshus dating back to
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middle school. >> reporter: new video surfaces showing him in a fight with class mates. fist obtained by wplg that's paerntly hem in the white shirt. the family cruz lived with said we had this monster living under our roof and we didn't know. they tell the sentful everything everybody seems to know we didn't know. cruz pictured here at his mother's funeral. they say he followed every rule of their home to the tee but that he was battling depression and days before the shooting took him to a therapist. the day of the massacre she says she left home torun errands. by the time she returned cruz was gone. it nex squt last time they saw him he was in custody. they say he apologized. they allowed cruz to keep a handful of weapons includinging the ar-15 he owned in a locked
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gun cabinet. they thought they had the only key. his behavior spiralled downward. >> he started going after one of my friends and threatening her and cut off from there. he got suspended a lot of times and he sold knives in his lunch boxes andee was expelled but no one expected him to come back. >> reporter: he's being held had in solitary confinement and remains on suicide watch. >> there's no doubt in my mind that nikolas cruz shot many people, killed 17. the killer is in custody and we'll move forward with the legal process. and we're going to hear much more from the couple who took cruz in on "good morning america." the live exclusive later this morning.
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and the school shooting as prompted a nation wide call to action. they're slamming president trump and other politicians who took money from the nra. students will meet with law makers in tallahassee and they're planning a march next month. and after a weekend of blistering criticism, the white has announced that president trump will hold a listening session with students wednesday. the president is also under fire for using the school shooting to bash the fbi over the russia investigation. >> reporter: a fire storm is erupting over president trump's tweet, connecting one televise deadliest mass school shootings in history to the fbi's russia investigation. "very sad that the fbi missed all of the many signals sent out by the florida school shooter.
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this is not acceptable. they're spending too much time trying to find collusion --." >> the reality is there are two separate issues. >> reporter: he took another swipe at it special counsel's investigation after friday's indictment of russians. saying "if it was the goal of russia to create discord, disruption and chaos within the u.s., they have succeeded beyond their wildest dreams. they're laughing their -- off in russia." and he's been ezhaditant to enforce sanctions for cyber meddling. >> could also be lots of people, could be somebody sitting on their bed that weighs 400 pounds, okay. >> reporter: but now trump conceding i never said russia did not medal. the russian hoax was that the
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trump campaign colluded with russia. it never did. >> the evidence is really in controvertib controvertible. >> reporter: even calling out his own security advisor saying general mcmaster forgot to say that it results of the 2016 election were not impacted by the russians. they're calling on president trump to listen to the intelligence community and take action in the form of tougherer sanctions. a former top trump campaign advisor is reportedly going to plead guilty to fraudf related charges within days. he was the deputy manager. gates has reportedly made it clear to prosecutors that he will even testify against paul manafort who was one of trump's campaign managers. they were political consulting colleagues for about a decade
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and both if ndicted in the russ investigation in october. a gunman who fatally attacked church goers was c connected to isis. five were killed when a gunman opened fire as worshippers were leaving a church service. he was killed by police. and in iran bad weather is hampering search efforts at the scene of a deadly plane crash. all 65 people on board a flight out of teheran was killed when their plane went down in a mountainous region. it plane was reportedly just 14 miles from the airport when the pilot made last contact with the tower. the country's midsection is bracing for a winter whiplash. a new system that's been slamming the west is moving
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east. >> threatening to brankt roads, trees, power leans and homes with up to half an inch of ice. meantime a major warm up is on its way to the east. by tomorrow a warm weather system is going to make its way up the ohio valley and the east coast. we'll get temperatures approaching the 70s, maybe 80. >> 60 in chicago in february amazing. so more than 1en had -- 100,000 people packed for nascar's super bowl. >> and goodbye to a driver that just couldn't make it to the victory lane. >> that would be danica patrick. she's leaving after saeceven ye on the circuit. it ended when her green car was caught up in a wreck.
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>> as to the driver who finished first, austin dylan took the checkered flag in over time. i didn't know her boyfriend, aaron rodgers was there. >> yes, he was. and this guy won in the number 23 car 12 years after dale earnhardt did so as well. >> you are the person i go to for my nascar history. >> oh, yeah. be skacared. this one will be remembered for what happened before the game even started. >> but first the out spoken students of parkland, florida. and remember to find us. fred would do anything for his daughter. get in, fred! even if it means being the back half of a unicorn.
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they say tougher gun laws do not reduce gun violence. >> that's speaking out wout it deadly shooting rampage at her school innel f florida.
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five of those organizers all shooting survivors. they shared their message this week. it didn't take long to see people mobilized, refusing to accept that mass shootings are part of the new normal in this country. gun reform groups calling emergency meetings, walkouts and sit ins planned for next month and what organizers are calling a march for our livelies too, turn the tragedy here into an opportunity for change. tell us why you're doing this. what you expect to happen. >> people keep asking us what about the stoneman douglas shooting is going to be different? because this has happened before and change hasn't game. this is why. here's a time. march 24th in every single city we're going to be marching together as students begging for our lives. this isn't about the gop, about it democrats. this is about the adults.
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we feel neglected and at this point you're either with us or against us. >> you harsh words for senator marco rubio, governor rick scott in florida. you said they have blood on their hands. >> at this point any politician on either side who is taking money from the nra is responsible for events like this. because at the end of the day the nra is fostering and promoting a gun culture in which people like nikolas cruz can gun down people in our school. >> reporter: what would you say to convince them that something really will change? >> it people who are out there, the kids who need to take part in this are every day kids just like us.
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ta are students who need understand this can very kwekly happen to them and we're doing everything in our power to prevent it from happening to them but they need to join us and help us get our message acros. they need to join us in the march on washington. they need come out against those people being supported by the nra on both sides. we want to have conversations with senator donald trump, rick scott about it fact they're being supported by the nra and we quant to give them the opportunity. >> so they planned that march on march 24th and many students acros the country are talking bute walkout on april 20th. 20th anniversary of columbincol. >> not one or two but so many
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who are passionate and want to do something to change for good. >> it would be ironic that these kids who can't vote yet would be the ones to have an impact. coming up in our next half hour the show down, as we switch here, between lebron james and laura ingraham. but first what people are saying about fergie's rendition of the national anthem at the nba all-star game. are cream conditioners bringing your hair down? switch to new pantene light as air foam conditioner, full of rich pro-v nutrients. for 100% conditioning, 0% weight. new pantene. foam conditioner. trust #1 doctor recommended dulcolax. use dulcolax tablets for gentle dependable relief. suppositories for relief in minutes. and dulcoease for comfortable relief of hard stools.
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it is our sports block. we're talking nba all-star game but we can't talk about it without discussing this. ♪ >> he didn't even recognize that
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was it national anthem. >> draymond was laughing. >> kimmal. >> so social media people are not being kind. >> she really went her own way with it is what they're saying. >> it was weird. calling it one of the worst, even rivaling rose anbar's anthem in 1990 where she grabbed her crotch. >> yeah -- >> oh, my ears. >> she decided to put her own spen and not everybody was on board with it. >> not at all. it's ben interesting watching the reaction. as for the game itself. nice alley-oop there from russell westbrook, right. lebron -- it was actually from kendall walker for two of his game high 29 points. king james also took home the mvp for it -- his had first
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since 2008. team lebron beat team steph 148-1 148-145. >> can we check out lebron's shoes. >> they're beautiful. they're interesting shoes. let's move on to the olympics where it has been a tense morning for one team. >> a german two-men bobsled team crashed but they still fenished with a top time of any team in the field. been a big day already for amarecon ice dancers. siblings shibutani scored well going to tonight's medal round. >> and adam rippon says he won't work for in abc. he wanted to party and be there with team u.s.a. throughout it. >> which of course is the choice you would make. and a possible doping scandal is rocking the curling
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event. >> a russian curler has reportedly left the olympic village after failing a contest. >> he tested positive for a drug that increases circulation in the brain. >> and encase you missed it, gun kenworthy, no medals for him but the openly gay skier says living my life authentically, i'm walking away more fulfilled without a medal than i did at the last games with one. >> and posted this one, a kiss for his boyfriend, matt. on prime time tv. he said growing up he never could have dreamed of seeing a gay kid at the olympics but now for the first time a kid watching at home can. >> and six more days to go. this might be one of the lowest medal counts for team u.s.a. in the winter games. >> we're not used to that.
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time for the monday mix. lots on the plate today. >> mysterious free pizza. there is a lawyer in germany who has been getting free pizza delivered to his office and he doesn't know why, how. more than 100 free pizzas keep showing up. someone's pizza trolling this guy and you would think it's a good thing but he says he's pretty upset by it. no one can get any work done. >> i'd say a few weeks ago this is great, free pizza. >> the police are actually looking into who the pizza stocker may be. >> that's awesome. it's a good problem to have. this is a wonderful week for cat lovers.
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this morning on "world news now" a call to action. students in fllthrorida vowing school shooting in their town will be the last. and the president is under fire for blaming the fbi and its russia probe for missed steps in the florida school massacre. this as vice president joe biden shows new signs he may challenge donald trump en2020. passenger getting kicked off a plane for bad behavior. >> complaning about a seat near a crying child. and the duchess is probably wondering where is the love? after her performance last night at the nba all-star game it left people confused and amused.
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some are calling it the worst rendition ever and that's saying a lot. this february 19th. ♪ >> if you haven't seen the whole thing, it's really worthing a watch. >> it's longer than the -- >> it's like four times longer. but we're going to start this fl half hour with students who survived the florida school shooting rampage leading a r rallying cry for change. >> they made an emotional pleas for tougher gun control and called out politicians by name, starting with the president. >> reporter: friends and family of 14-year-old alex schachter.
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one of four held sunday. >> they say tougher gun laws do not reduce gun violence. >> reporter: an out cry for action. >> people are dying around the nation constantly from gun violence. and if our -- >> it's the time to unite. >> reporter: the student-led group called never again planning a trip to meet with state law makers face to face. >> wewill come at them to do whatever it taeks to way the state runs and eventually the nation. >> what are some of the bills specifically that you're looking to get changed here? >> we're definitely focusing on the assault rifle bill and the
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high capacity magazines but we're also focusing on mental health. >> reporter: it move mment expanding well beyond florida. >> we're going to be marching together as students begging for our lives. >> reporter: they'll be demonstrating in washington d.c. in march with others around the country hoping to get compassion and action on both sides of the aisle. >> democrats and republicans both have children so they both should be able to understand what it would be like to lose their children and they both should come toa comp rupromise have compassion for these people. >> reporter: the president is meeting -- he will host what's called a listening session and then meet with school officials about safety. and we're getting another glimpse into the life of the
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shooter. the suspect in white fighting en2016. he was then suspended. one of five times before getting expelled. the family who took in that shooting suspect after his mother died told the sun sentinel we had this monster living under our roof and we didn't know. adding everything everybody seems to know we did not know. in their first tv interview on "good morning america." president trump is facing back lash for using the school massacre to criticize the fbi over the russia investigation. after the fbi acknowledged it missed signals about cruz. and he repeated there is no collusion. even fellow republicans acknowledge the president went too far, saying he should stay out of law enforcement.
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>> i will tell you from my perspective the reality of it is they are two separate issues. >> the president went on to take another swipe tweeting quote they must be laughing their -- off in moscow. secretary of state rex tillerson says the u.s. is using large sticks to get north korea to negotiate an end to its nuclear program. saying that sanctions are effecting kim jong-un's regime and the longer they're in place, the more isolated north korea becomes. >> did you call the president a moron? >> i'm not going to dignify the question. we got so many bigger issues we could be talking about. i understand this town likes to talk about a lot of things that are really not important. >> still refusing to answer that yes or no question.
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and says he never hears reporters when they're shouting questions like when are you resigning? he says he's the only person who knows when he's resigning or not. they can't but notice joe biden might be warming up for a 2020 presidential run. he's made no decision yet but gave the impression that if no strong candidate emerged, he would feel strongly compelled to 1 run. we turn to the nation's deadry flu epidemic and a new number from the cdc. they're saying at least 24 children have die -- 84 children have died. here's ariel. another young face of this year's deadly flu epidemic and her death raising questions
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about the most common test for it virus. her rapid flu test came back negative. days later died from flu complications. and meekal messenger who passed away justdies after his negative flu test. >> i'm a mom, i'm supposed to protect my kids and i couldn't. i couldn't protect hem. >> reporter: the cdc says false negatives occur more frequently than false positives, that's why baylor university pedical center in dallas says their doctors aren't relying solely on the test and keeping a close eye on patient's symptoms. this year's flu season striking hard. so far 84 children have died from the outbreak, 22 in just the last week. and getting kicked off a
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delta flight may actually cost a woman her job. >> another passenger caught video of the woman who complained about a crying baby. it turns out sheez rar new york state employee. he's reportedry been placed on leave pending an investigation. california residents can now get their pot and patties at the same time. >> scouts previously been banned from making sales enfront of adult oriented places. >> but a scout selling cookies outside a dispensary, prompting them to say that's -- >> across the state. and now colorado's joining.
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well, we can add we can add afnother award t lebron james trophy case. he was chosen as mvp. it's the third time. his team beat steph curry's squad 148-145. off it court lebron has been having a whole other allf star show down with fox news host, laura ingraham. >> he's firing back against what some are calling racist remarks. >> reporter: lebron james is not backing down. >> we will definitely not shut
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up and dribble. >> reporter: the nba superstar speaking about comments fox news anchor made about him on her show which has some 3 million viewers. the battle over this video of james criticizing trump on james' video platform. >> the number one job in america, the point of person is someone who doesn't understand the people. and really don't give a [ bleep] about the people. >> keep the political commentary to yourself or as someone once said shut up and dribble. >> reporter: other proathletes and fans using the #we will not shut up and dribble. >> many claim my line that lebron should shut up and dribble was racist. what? if you're a white nba player and you said at the stuff he said about obama, you'd never play again. >> reporter: this isn't the first time james as been
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critical of the president. calling the president a bum, in a tweet saying going to the white house was a great honor until you showed up. he actually thanked ingraham saying she gave him had another opportunity to talk aboutitbute he thinks is important. she as invited him on the show. >> i would hope lebron doesn't dignify it and go on the had show. but until hearing the comments hadn't even heard of her show. >> and i always get confused by people who say because you do a certain thing for a living you're not allowed to talk about or have opinions about certain things. >> and the super bowl winning philadelphia eagles showed a list of all the nonpolitical pundits on fox news giving their opinions. chuck norris, clint eastwood, basketball coaches, musicians. all these other folks.
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>> i think it way it works is if you're a citizen, you get to have an opinion. when we come back it's being called one of the worst renditions of the national anthem ever. we have an opinion about that. called one of the worst renditions of national anthem ever.
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♪ skinny the skinny the skinny oh, man and we're going to start the skinny of course with the nba are-star game. >> yes, we are. >> and it was held in the staples center in laucos angele last night. >> team lebron eked out a win over team stephen, 148-45 but that's not what everyone is talking about. >> no, they're talking about the skit tastic rendition of the national anthem. ♪ the bombs bursting in air gave proof through that night that
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our flag was still there ♪ >> maybe a jazzy thing. maybe a skat -- >> frances geky is rolling over right now. so you get to see some of the reaction on the folks there. draymond green's reaction was hilarious. there he is. >> anthony anderson is like i'm trying to go with you fergie. but kimmal not able to hold it together. in the end pretty much the entire line of players shuffling tear feet and trying to. >> they were trying to figgingier out what was that? what do you make of this? i know she was trying to do something a little jazzy. >> you don't do that to the national anthem. come on. one person saying at first i thought fergie was going to start singing santa baby. >> how about this. fergie sang the national anthem
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like she was on a game show and pulled marilyn monroe asomiy winehouse out off a hat. "fergie sang that anthem so bad that colin kaepernick stood up and told her not to disrespect the anthem leak that." so many people were like -- >> don't do your own version. >> i mean you can do your own version off it. >> he's a lovely singer. well, not to be out done, comedian kevin hart, talk about his epic introduction segment that lasted -- was it over 23 minutes? >> it included gentlemany fox in a western-themed rap number. not sure if he was trying to dance with or hug or throw him off the stage. here it is. this is all part of the opening
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session for the game itself. >> we're waiting for the basketball. meanwhile he brings more star power on stage. she did liking a futuristic military song and dance. ludicrous bringing it all home. >> yeah, again part of the 23f minute opening number. no one jumped from the rafters but it did feature n.e.r.d. and the group amigos and pharrell williams of course. >> dancers, neon cars, even the team mascots showing off dance moves. well, quickly before yesterday's game the players took group photos. doesn't look like klay taumps from golden state understood the concept since he's turned away from everyone else. let's move from the court to the theater and no surprise here
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but "black panther" ruled the box office raking in a very impressive $192 million domestically and blowing away it competition of course. >> kendis has seen it, i haven't. we know it's produced by marvel, a parent company of disney. and the sound track composed of all original music debuted at number one as well. i look forward to seeing how it disney style price went up as well. i saw it twice. amazing movie. and you know who else saw it? michael b. jordan snuck into some opening night because he wanted to see how they really liked it. >> i would go to a "magic" johnson theater. >> you know who wasn't so good at sneaking in? these guys.
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they tried to use that trick straight out of a cartoon, pretending to be one. pretending to be one.
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♪ skinny the skinny the skinny sort of like a wheel of fortune bonus round. we're going to start with the british oscars. the big winner three billboards. outside evan missouri taking home for best film as well. >> and frances mcdormant won for best actress. >> and there was a whole lot of black hitting the red carpet ensolidarity with the time's up movement. >> angelina jolie in black velvet. and jennifer lawrence in a stunning dress by dior. >> and she's like i have trouble
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with compliance but was quick to add she stands in full solidarity with the movement. >> a pregnant duchess kate defiantly wore a green dress but did have a black sash and handbag. >> so many people were dressed in black and they expected her to contribute to that movement, but royal protocol is you can't necessarily make a political statement. >> also she's pregnant. had let her wear what she wants. fanatic leslie jones posting her commentary to twitter. >> a little salty. she previously expressed her aderation for sarah lapinski and johnny weir.
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>> oh, get, get it, johnny. i love the. >> that's okay and everything. >> that's nothing on our hallway dance. >> want to see some real dancing here? >> i have to say they did better. >> kendis, you're amazing. >> but we have the kale sweatshirt. build why is that bad? >> no, it's good. sally field is trying to get olympic skater, adam rippon and her son, sam together. >> they were texting over the weekend when sally told him to quote find a way which fields then tagged rippon and reposted. no word if adamal responded but he's probably got a few things going on at the moment. so he may have to wait for a
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making news in america this morning -- new video showing the alleged florida school sheeter fighting can classmates. the couple that he was living with opening up. a call for action. students who escaped the school shooting rallying for gun control. >> they say tougher gun laws do not decrease gun violence. we call b.s. >> how they're taking their fight to lawmakers. a war of words with the fox news host. >> keep the political commentary to yourself. or as someone once say, shut up and dribble. >> how james and the sports world are responding to the

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