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making news in america this morning, breaking right now, the american sailors pulled off u.s. navy boats and held by iran, questioned overnight. what the country is saying about their release. state of the union. president obama addressing congress and the nation. a wide array of topic, the past, the future, the isis and a message for the man or woman who is in the white house after him. we're live in washington. relocating. an nfl team returning to los following. the fans reacting overnight. plus, ship accident. high winds and seas causing a huge ferry to smash into a pier. morning. we begin with that breaking news from the persian gulf. ten u.s. sailors detained by the
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>> the nine men and one woman were on a training mission in two small boats then one of the vessels became disabled and drifted into iranian waters. the revolutionary guard apprehended them. some tense hoursle toed. >> but this morning a top iranian navy official said their investigation had determined that the american ship had encountered mechanical trouble. the sailors are expected to be transferred to a u.s. ship sometime today. more on that as we get it. in the crisis with north korea, the south has just fired shots at a north korean drone that crossed the border. tension has been high since last week when the north claimed it had tested a hydrogen bomb. president obama did not mention the u.s. sailors or north korea during last night's state of the union address but did vow that protecting the american people and going after terrorist networks is priority number one. >> in his final address, he also warned that america cannot move
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politics. abc's stephanie ramos has reaction. stephanie, good morning. >> reporter: kendis and reena, good morning. the past, future, isis and election 2016 dominated the state of the union address last night with president obama speaking more to viewers at home rather than the lawmakers before him. >> the president of the united states. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: this was it. president obama's last state of the union address before congress and the nation. kicking off the speech acknowledging the 2016 election and horse race in the early primary states. >> for this final one, i'm going to try to make it a little shorter. [ cheers and applause ] i know some of you are antsy to get back to iowa. >> reporter: marco rubio and bernie sanders sitting in the chambers without naming them, he took them on.
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reflect what's best in us and what's not worse? >> reporter: also made a plea for unity. i hope we can work together this year on some bipartisan priorities like criminal justice reform. >> reporter: and highlighted past successes and the future. >> the future we want, all of us want, opportunity and security for our family, a rising standard of living, a sustainable peaceful planet for our kids. all that is within our reach. >> reporter: but republicans challenged the president starting with the gop response from south carolina's governor nikki haley. >> the president's record has often fallen far short of his soaring words. >> reporter: haley even taking a swing at donald trump. >> it can be tempting to follow the siren call of the angriest voices. >> reporter: today, president obama will kick off his post-state of the union tour making stops in nebraska and louisiana. back to you.
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we note that the president announced what he called a new moon shot at curing cancer. what can you tell us? >> it's similar to when americans first stepped foot on the moon. president obama essentially saying if that was possible, it's possible to find a cure for cancer, so president obama says he's putting vice president joe biden in charge of carrying out the moon shot to cure cancer that biden called for following his son's death. biden has vowed to spend his next 15 months in office fighting for increased funding for research and development. he says this is a personal issue after the loss of his son, beau, to brain cancer which is why president obama says joe is now in charge of mission control. back to you. >> the president did keep it short, roughly 58 minutes there, stephanie, thanks. most of the presidential candidates were live tweeting during president obama's final state of the union address. >> the reacts fell predictably along party lines. hillary clinton congratulated the president on expanding
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to put it into the hands of republicans. >> jeb bush pointed out middle class income has declined $2,000 under obama. then donald trump simply said, speech is really worry, slow, lethargic, very hard to watch. >> stay with abc news for the latest on his state of the union address. the first lady's gorgeous dress and john kerry's reaction when someone asked the secretary of state who are you wearing. hillary clinton 235ising some new trouble. just as she releases a new campaign ad a new abc news/"washington post" poll find finds clinton is sliding even further behind bernie sanders and this is iowa by five percentage points as she releases her new ad spotlighting her commitment with standing with president obama and fighting the gun lobby. those ads will go full steam ahead today in iowa and new hampshire and nationally, as well, on cable. in the meantime, in the gop race texas senator ted cruz faced protesters in new
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the way on stage. he also came under fresh attack from donald trump who circulated a op-ed saying there are real questions about whether cruz is a natural born citizen. ted cruz is in a dead heat with trump in iowa but lags far behind in new hampshire. new developments following that deadly isis attack on a popular tourist area in turkey. reports say police have detained through russians connected with isis. the suspects were allegedly in contact with isis fighters in conflict zones and had provided logistical support to the group. yesterday's attack in istanbul killed ten, most were german tourists. back to this country and lake-effect snow in western new york has moved on but more is on the way. the city of buffalo only got a few inches but south of there as much as two feet of snow fell in some spots. all major highways were open again overnight. at least one fatality is reported. the result of a head-on collision in the snow between a
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and as we mentioned although the storm is moving into western new york you can see there and pennsylvania, as well, by the time it's done, some of those areas could have as much as 4 to 5 feet of snow. there's also another storm, an alberta clipper dropping heavy snow on maine. still ahead, major nfl news. at least one team heading back to los angeles. plus, breaking overnight, the national guard moving in as a lead tainted water emergency gets worse. adrift, a huge ferry
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the driver of that pickup facing a long list of charges after refusing to give up, he even starts driving the wrong way into oncoming traffic sparks flying from both the tire rim and the truck tailgate. finally a police officer ramming the truck even after that, it took three deputies to get him cuffed. some news out of st. louis, as well after 21-year wait and one of the most watched sagas in sports nfl football is coming back to los angeles this summer. the st. louis rams are the ones who are going to be left behind. the rams leaving after 21 years. they're moving back to l.a. and the san diego chargers may relocate, as well. the oakland raiders, however, are staying in the bay area. st. louis leaders say they're bitterly disappointed they ignored the loyalty of fans there. >> it was a dream come true. we've been waiting for this, wishing for this for 21 years since they've been gone. amazing. >> having it here in the number one city in the world, los
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thank you, god. yeah. >> l.a. fans are pretty modest. the rams will likely play at the l.a. coliseum until a new stadium is ready in 2019. that new stadium is being built in inglewood. it'll be the largest in the nfl. track and field's international governing body reportedly knew about widespread russian doping for years but did nothing about it and reports said the international association was so concerned it feared some athletes might actually die. yet for six years they did nothing about it. the use of drugs and transfusions in only pretended to be shocked when the actual scandal broke. oil prices have yet to bottom out. in asia overnight the price of crude oil fell below $30. and that's a 12-year low, by the way. the spiraling global market has analysts predicting prices could go even lower to 20 or even $10 a barrel. the plunge is forcing oil giant bp and others to cut thousands
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starbucks secret menu now includes three special valentine's drinks. an arizona created them, the valentine and love bean among them. he posted the recipes on reddit and you can actually order them at starbucks, here's the catch, recipe is. >> the other catch they're loaded with calories age sugar. >> we ignore that on the holidays. a rescue operation, a man stuck in a sewer pipe. how did he get there? powerball mistake. a group of people erupting after
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a minute, michigan, area. >> the governor activated the national guard to deliver water and filters. they were accompanied by state troopers and went door to door with bottled water. it became contaminated after it switched its drinking water supply in an effort to save money. stunning new video from inside the take i havedown of el chapo. it shows the marines wearing body camera descending on his compound from helicopters. this is all in his mountain hideout. just a day after that meeting with actor sean penn, el chapo wasn't there, but for three months the marines circled, tracking penn and the mexican actress who helped arrange the meeting. finally last week, they got their man. fire crews in oakland worked for hours to free a worker trapped in a sewer line. he's been stuck there for more than 12 hours. officials say there was not enough shoring around the
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down into the hole. it buried him up to his chest. winds upwards 60 miles an hour ripped this ferry from its moorings in melbourne, australia. the 637-foot-long "spirit of tasmania" spun 90 degrees from its berth along the dock and smashed into the pier. the ship's boarding and deporting ramps are damaged rendering it unable to load or unload passengers. devon still is still celebrating the biggest victory of his life. his daughter beat cancer. >> she was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma in 2014 and was given a 50/50 chance and went through repeated rounds of keep row, wrad yaegsation and others. her last one monday and yesterday she was declared cancer-free. amazing news.
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>> and smiled throughout the process. well, time now for sports. the number one team in college basketball losing in a stunner. >> here's stan and neil at espn. >> good morning. welcome to our "sportscenter" set. back in los angeles, now, the national title game on monday and talking college basketball and nba. >> yeah, i'm almost lost my voice. there's no way i'm not doing this. west virginia, 11 hosting one, kansas. bill's squad lasted his last two trips to morgan top un. jay shawn page, jonathan holton, page, 26 points, five steals, fans are, you know what, oh, it feels like a good night to rush the court. let's go crazy. and crazy they would go and who could blame them. west virginia knocking off number one kansas. it's number two oklahoma next. >> if you're number 11 i'm not
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court. lebron james, cavaliers unbeaten in seven straight games. look at him there. in overtime, mavericks have won their last nine overtime games but those weren't against lebron james and the cavaliers. >> lebron james. >> kicking it off to irving. irving spectacular since he came back. remember he had the knee last year, 27 points, 10 rebounds. he nearly around and got a trip-double with. up next in "the pulse," talked about moments from the state of the union. michelle obama's dress and the tired child stealing all the camera shots. surprising advice for whoever win's tonight's powerball by mark cuban. i even accept i have a higher risk of stroke due to afib,asurprising advice for whoever win's tonight's powerball by mark cuban.nsurprising advice for whoever win's tonight's powerball by mark cuban.dsurprising advice for whoever win's tonight's powerball by mark cuban. surprising advice for whoever win's tonight's
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powerball by mark cuban. time to check "the pulse" starting with memorable moments from the president's state of the union address. >> yeah, michelle obama stealing the spotlight in a yellow orange dress by narciso rodriguez and sold out on neiman-marcus' website before the speech was over. >> our woman crush wednesday. john kerry becoming the talk of twitter after someone asked him a fashion question. >> senator kerry, who are you wearing? [ laughter ] >> that was the best reaction. >> quite the confused look from the secretary of state. >> the nation, of course, fell in love with this tired toddler. 4-year-old logan barnett curled up in daddy's arms. he was a guest of house speaker paul ryan. >> he was worn out but he was
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i saw photos that the speaker earlier. >> he shouldn't feel bad, probably about 85% of the people there fell the same way. >> some were fast out. millions of americans are freaking out, of course, understandably about tonight's powerball jackpot. currently at $1.5 billion. >> and who better to give us powerball jackpot winners some tips than billionaire shark mark cuban. he said hire a tax attorney. don't take the lump sum and don't make investments. just put it in the bank and say no to your friends and family. you already know who they need and who needs what. >> cuban advises against spending too much on powerball tickets. $2 for entertainment is fine. if you have $10, he says, go see his team play. and extreme reversal of fortune for 42 workers at a new jersey restaurant. this one hurts. and their group powerball ticket, okay, so here's the video from last saturday. it's wonderful, great moments as a bartender reads off the
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like one of their tickets was an exact match, the whole place erupts, hallelujah. several workers quit on the spot. >> yeah, the problem was he was reading wednesday's numbers. >> oh. >> wednesday's numbers. moments later when the powerball site was uploaded with the right numbers the jai kim to an end, those workers who quit thankfully did get their jobs back. next to one man who can't quit his big cuddly bear hug. >> this bear is an alaskan kodiak named jimbo and playing with jimkovachik. >> he's ten feet tall and loves back rubs. jim runs the orphaned wildlife center in upstage new york. >> this is a little too close for comfort. >> way too close for comfort. >> leo dicaprio is iteming his heart out right now. >> more news after this. the flu virus hits big. with aches, chills, and fever,
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morning, ten u.s. sailors on two small boats are expected to be released from iranian custody later today detained after one of their boats became disabled in the asperger's gulf. president obama vowed protecting americans from terrorists is priority number one in his final state of the union address last night. he also warned that america cannot move forward until we, quote, fix our politics. lake-effect snow in the northeast will dump up to another two feet of snow on top of the 30 inches that's already on the ground in some parts. areas of western new york could end up with a notal of four to five feet. elsewhere, northern california, oregon and washington could see another 2 inches of rain with know in the sierra and northern rockies. dry and chilly across the south. as we watch the president's final state of the union address last night, you can't help but thinking there's a lot more gray in his hair now than, say, seven, eight years ago. >> that's not all that's changed for about barack obama and his family. terry moran takes a look.
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states. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: for the last time, barack obama heard that famous shouted announcement as he strode into the house chamber to give his state of the union address. it is startling to think back. >> yes, i am a couple minutes late. >> reporter: i first met the senator obama in cleveland back in 2006. >> right now you're on a roll. people obama mania they call, the rock star. you get a big cheer. >> this has been an ainteresting ride. >> reporter: then came 2008 a long shot first time senator challenging the clinton machine. the campaign became a mass movement. movement. le. >> all: yes, we can. >> reporter: a wave of hope. what is ate one thing in your life that prepares you best for that moment? >> in difficult or stressful moments, i don't get rattled. >> reporter: and obama himself turned out to be a highly polarizing president. polls show he's never become either hugely popular like
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or hugely unpopular like jimmy carter or george w. bush. his favorability hovers under 50%. his presidency a time of turmoil and division and bitter angry politics. the opposite of what he promised and hoped when he burst onto the scene with a speech that ignited the 2004 democratic convention in we are one people all of us pledging allegiance to the stars and stripes. all of us defending the united states of america. >> reporter: america has come to know this couple, this historic first family and watched as their girls grew up and watched as their dad grew gray. >> thank you. god bless you. god bless the united states of america. >> reporter: terry moran, abc news. >> how come terry moran hasn't grayed over temp years. >> he hasn't.
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