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this morning on "world news now" -- deadly wildfires across multiple states. >> more than a million acres burned with the fast-moving flames claiming more lives. thousand of people have been forced to escape the fires, as ak with tells us what is coming next. >> tragic incident in mississippi where a train plowed into a bus that was stopped on the tracks. multiple deaths reported from the scene as investigators try to piece together why that bus was stopped in the first place. >> security breach at the cia may have just caused the biggest leak in the agency any history. wiki leaks releasing classified documents that could reveal method of the country's top spies. >> apparently, that's not pepto-bismol from the sink.
if you've drink that pink liquid, or perhaps not. >> kool-aid? >> maybe. >> we'll explain why residents are told. >> rose. >> oh, it's rose. >> huh? >> there you go. jello shots anybody. it's wednesday, march 8th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." guood morning. start with the deadly wile fires stretching across middle america. >> red flag warnings posted from kol ki colorado to illinois. six people, at least, have been killed, and thousand forced to evacuate. >> fires ripped through hundreds of square miles of land across four states. fueled by powerful winds. abc's clayton sandell has the the latest. >> reporter: across the plains firefighters aren't just battling flames they're up against dry, powerful wind. super charged wildfires tearing through hundred of square miles in kansas, oklahoma, colorado
in gray county, texas, ranch hand, sydney wallace, boyfriend, cody crockett, and third man were trying to save cattle could not escape the flames. all died. the fires killed six in total. countless numbers of livestock. >> wind blowing hard, and smoke, can't see your hand. >> reporter: on the colorado plains, 30,000 acre blaze, destroyed five homes. >> ransacked. grabbed everything we could. >> reporter: this is one of the homes lost in colorado. you can see danger is not over yet. we are getting 60 mile an hour win gusts right now. making this a tough fire fight. clayton sandell, abc news, phillips county, colorado. >> clayton, thanks. fire fighters not expected to get much help from mother nature. >> another uphill battle with tinder dry conditions as well as wind. accuweather's paul williams gives us a look at challenges facing the crews. kendis, diane. the problem is mother
will feed more fuel to the wildfires. two days. first of all, the winds still this morning, active between 40 to 60 miles an hour. the second half of the helping of the wildfires becoming worse. a drought pattern that goes as far back as august 2015. go through the time line. notice all yellows and oranges, across the area affected by the wildfires. been dry systemically for a long period of time. continues to do so making the problems even worse. kendis, diane. >> thank you. a wildfire out of control in southwest fl fla. t -- florida. two homes deep stroistroyed. 30% contained. jut side of kansas city, a tornado damaged nearly 500 homes in oak grove, missouri. the powerful twister injured 12 people as well. packed wind speeds of 152 miles per hour. and tore through nearly 12 miles. >> to the mississippi gulf coast where at least four people are dead after a fig
railroad crossing in biloxi. rescue workers scrambled to pull victims from the heavily damaged bus. dozens of bus passengers rushed to the hospital. not clear why the tour bus which was heading to a casino was stopped on the train tracks, witnesses say it just got stuck. >> terrible tragedy. i know there is a lot of families impacted here. i just want everyone to know that we are doing everything that we can do, to help everyone on the, on that bus. >> well the bus was carrying people on a trip organized by texas senior center. investigators from the ntsb heading to the scene. no one on the train was injured. >> committee votes in the house today on gop proposal to replace obama care. that's despite vocal opposition from hard line conservatives. as president trump pratzed the bill, some republican law makers revolting slamming the plan to relace subsidies with tax credits as a costly entitl
democrats say the bill would leave many uninsured. still not clear how much that bill would cost or how many people would be covered. wiki leaks released thousand of documents believed secret files from the cia. the leak may have exposed hacking tools used to break into cell phones, tablets. computers, even smart tv's. abc's correspondent has the the details. >> reporter: a devastating security breach and perhaps largest leak of cia documents ever. if authentic. officials say they aper to be, 8700 documents and files posted on wiki leaks reveal most important spy method. >> this is in some ways, most daring release yet. >> leaked files, cia can hack i ipads, phones, televisions. and turn them into listening devices even when they appear off. and how the cia gains access to messages, before they are
encrypted by popular apps. secret documents disclose how the cia has been working on a program to hack into cars and trucks. conceivably turning them into what wiki leaks says tools of undetectable assassinations. >> next thing agencies will do. hatch their experts find out how much damage does this release do. >> wikileaks in the south light for publishing secret u.s. information. recently the e-mails of the democratic party hacked by russian intelligence. leading to praise during the campaign by donald trump. >> wikileaks. love it. >> no comment from the trump white house. >> i'm not going to comment on that. not fully eve val waited. cia has not confirmed authenticity of the documents and not clear how wiki leaks obtained the information. diane, kendis. >> all right. thank you,0 los angeles.
a new wave of bomb slelts targetitarget ing jccs across the country. 13 in florida, chicago and new york. students had to evacuate schools. there have been more than 120 threat in dozens of states since the start of the new year. the white house is condemning these incidents. the u.s. senate is urging the trump administration, administration, to take more action. >> and there will be no criminal charges filed against a north carolina police officer who was kaumt on camera doing that. slamming that female high school student to the floor. that officer was trying to barack up a figbreak up a fight in january. the grand jury decided there wasn't enough evidence to file criminal charges. the officer resigned last week after being placed on leave. >> new study suggests just a matter of time before a major earthquake hits southern california. experts stay powerful quakes along the fault line in the los angeles area. take place about every 100
region happened 160 years ago. >> the they're actually looking back in time. they were able to identify, 10 earthquakes that occurred. over the last 1200 years. >> fault loon in southern california, capable of pr deucing a 7.5 magnitude quake. for comparison. 1989 quake in san francisco was a magnitude 6.9. devastating, 2010 earthquake in haiti. 7. officials in the canadian town of onoway apologizing for pink tap water. the town's 1,000 residents vented about the h 20 on social media. a recent chemical treatment is to blame. they say the water does not pose a public health risk. residents are urged to run the water until it becomes clear. >> this next one is for me. peter cotton tail, descendan
and friend found a home in pasadena, california. >> got me. really. this is a bunny museum. >> yea! >> that's right. you have of a bunny. they aren't real. but they multiplied like, like long-eared counterparts. >> the museum is the home of kendis and steve, they have been giving each other bunny gifts every day as a show of love. oh. >> should we start doing that. >> adorable. >> want me to bring you a bunny gift every day. >> no, show my love. >> bunny love. >> frank. >> more than 33,000 of them. they say they have run out of space. then there is frank. >> who that be? >> frank is my bunny. >> help bit me. >> he did not bite you. but he secretly loves him. >> look at that. that is. cuddle bunny. >> bunny love. >> should have brought him in. >> when you walk into the apartment does he rush to the door. hey, hey, hey. >> depend what time you wal
if he is sleeping does not care at all. not sleeping. okay, you are home. >> nice. still recovering from the bites. >> feeding time. >> he did not bite you. such a liar. coming up. you will know about this. the diet of solitude. >> that's me. okay. it's true. only me it is true. the concontraption, that many a looking into, in order to shed some of that body weight. how can be trapped in a chamber for 24 hours, actually be healthy for you. >> why didn't we put kendis on the story? >> awesome. >> casey anthony opening up for the first time publicly after beg acquitted in the murder case of her daughter. hear what she is saying now that the judge in the case is revealing his own theory on what happened to caylee anthony. >> remember, you can weigh in on facebook. wnnfans.com. or twitter. @abcwnn.
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southern california mom to be wasn't having any of it. when a thief tried to rob her at a convenience store. the woman, who is 8 months pregnant, was counting out cash, when she was attacked. the guy tripped on a rug. and that gave her a chance. he ran and she was right there behind him. >> go, girl. >> no. >> go! >> the crook managed to jump into a car and get
>> don't think that was a good move. >> whoa. >> all right. >> really rooting for her. >> casey anthony breaking her silence about her daughter's death first time akuwaited of her murder. >> case captivated the country. six years ago. since then, largely stayed out of the limelight until now. here is abc's alex stone. >> i am still not certain as i stand here today about what happened. >> reporter: the voice of casey anthonien her first interview since being acquitted of her daughter's murder. >> caylee would be 12 this year. i would look to think she would be listening to classic rock playing sports. >> reporter: the 30-year-old answering questions but refusing to appear on video. >> i did what i was told. i don't remember too much of what happened. >> reporter: the story of little caylee an thon thony mesmerized country since the 2-year-old disappeared. eventually casey would be indicted on several charges. a jury
murder did find her dpilty of lying to law enforcement. >> lie to the cops every day. cops lie to people every day. i'm one of the unfortunate idiots that admitted they lied. at her murder trial. the defense team claimed caylee drowned. now she says she doesn't know what happened. >> everyone else has their theories. i don't know. the judge from the trial has a different theory. he believes anthony killed her daughter by accident. >> i think based upon the evidence, most logical thing that happened was that, that she tried to knock her daughter out by the use of chloroform and gave her too much chloroform which caused her dugts to die. casey anthony maintains she didn't do it and offers no explanation for past behavior. >> i don't give a [ bleep ] what any body thinks about me. i don't care. i am okay with myself. i sleep pretty good at night. alex stone, abc news. los angeles. >> well coming up in the next
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whatever topping she wants. >> no. >> there are certain things that are just wrong. >> wonder didn't have the pineapple on it. did she not eat it. can i have it. >> ate it felt guilty about it. >> less controversial food. ben & jerry's releasing new ice cream flavors. immitate your favorite cereals. >> okay. >> three of them any way. there is fruit loop. which is fruity pebbles flavored. frozen flakes. frosted flakes flavored. and, coco loco, cocoa pebbles flavored. which is my favorite cereal. >> one of the things where it is only available in japan. >> no, only in cone shops. if you don't have a ben & jerry's cone shop, find your own dyi way to do it. not that hard. eat the cereal. sugary pin pick, chocolate, whatever milk at the bottom. i think. i don't know. >> nice
it is really easy. there is a theme here. when it comes to food. so, sir ian mckellan. he is gandolf in lord of the ring, and, in the hobbit. he is a sir. so when a sir eats a potato on your campus, this liverpool university, in the uk, you dead kate a monument to him. >> because he ate a potato. now there is a plaque. sir ian mckellen sat here, on table five and enjoyed a jacket potato, and a latte. third of march, 2017. it is worth a plaque. >> this isn't quite as noteworthy. but there are two identical twins at a high school in new york. they got valedictorian and sautatorian. 107.9. and 107.77.
this morning on "world news now," tragedy on the train tracks. a tour bus is hit in a deadly collision. many of the victims seniors on a casino trip. the latest from the scene. >> president trump's latest twitter claim about guantanamo bay prisoners released by the obama administration. the white house is now trying to clarify despite evidence pointing to the contrary. we'll have details. >> also new this half-hour, the shocking video from inside a day care. >> one of the workers seen on video pushing a child down the stairs, right before noticing the camera that caught her in the act. >> is alec baldwin dumping trump. why the actor is saying he might be ready to walk away from his popular late night impression. it is wednesday, march 8th.