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on increases oil and gas drilling. we turn now to an outrageous 911 call a distraught woman trying to save a teenager who had been shot at a party. she made the call. >> but after she snapped at the dispatcher, he hung up, telling her she was on her own, and that boy, he later died. >> i'm doing cpr as we speak. i'm keeping him alive. >> is he not breathing? >> barely! stay with him. -- yes. stay with him. good job. just stay with me, okay? okay? there you go. good job. >> reporter: this is the desperate call following a fatal drive-by shooting last month. a woman frantically calling 911 looking for help to save 17-year-old jaden chavez silver's life. about two minutes into the call, the dispatcher who received the call allegedly hangs up. >> is he breathing? >> he's barely breathing! how many times do i have to
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[ bleep ] tell you? >> you know what, man, you can deal with it yourself. i'm not going to deal with this. >> he's dying. >> reporter: that's when the phone line apparently goes dead. officials say units were on the way to the scene before the call was dissected disconnected. but chavez silver who dreamed about flying in the air force, passed away. the dispatcher on administrative leave. the department now investigating. >> the albuquerque fire chief says they take this obvious allegation very, very seriously and they're still going to continue the investigation. but boy, what a heartbreak. just a guy that everyone i've read everything about it just so much promise, and just they believe wrong place, wrong time. >> but the dispatcher, i mean, everybody has a bad moment. some people aren't allowed to. you help somebody out in a desperate situation. they get short with you. they get snappy. they're in a traumatic situation. you're the professional supposed to help them out. everybody has a bad moment. sometimes you can't. >> it's heartbreaking. 911 operators are trained to
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keep you talking. even when you're flipped out and emotional. it will be interesting to see what the investigation. >> that's all of a sudden to hear. well we've got coming up in this next half hour a flight with no fuel a packed airliner. its fuel gauge is on empty, told the closest airport was closed. but first, making history. you'll meet the nfl's first female coach and learn why she's more qualified for the gig. her experience on and off the field getting her ready for this trailblazing moment. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our
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ab ♪ ah, for the first time the nfl has a female coach in the league. >> this is cool. this is very cool. >> cool, huh? it's the arizona cardinals. they have hired jen welter through the preseason. >> she's no stranger to the
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gridiron, would you believe. yesterday she spoke what her new position means for young girls everywhere. abc's brandi hitt reports for us. >> reporter: jen welter is making history, believed to be the nfl's first female coach. >> i could not have dreamed big enough to imagine that this day would ever come. >> reporter: the position a paid internship with the arizona cardinals coaching linebackers, some of the toughest players in the league through preseason. the barrier-breaker has already made a name for herself, becoming the first woman to hold a nonkicking position in a men's pro league. that's welter, number 47, taking a hit and getting back up. and here she is playing in the women's football alliance before also coaching men's indoor football. >> the players only want to be taught how to be better. they really don't care who teaches it to them. >> reporter: arizona linebacker kevin minter tweeting "welcome to az coach," and patrick peterson adding "one team one goal.
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let's go to work, coach." welter's appointment also follows other female firsts. sarah thomas is now the nfl's first full-time female referee. and on the hardwood former wnba player becky hammond is assistant coach for the san antonio spurs. welter says her new job also comes with a bigger responsibility. >> i want little girls to grow up knowing that when they work hard, that they can do anything. >> reporter: jen welter also has a ph.d in psychology. she says her first paycheck to play pro football was just $12, and she still carries that check with her today. reena and t.j.? >> that's awesome. ph.d. in psychology, a masters in sports psychology. >> wow. >> she had 14 years in the women's pro league. she was the first woman's coach in men's indoor football first woman to get into a game in men's indoor football. she's overqualified for this job. >> and it's considered an internship? >> yeah. because just like anyplace else an internship could lead to something greater, but still, this is a first. she's going to be out there coaching some of the smartest and toughest guys on the field, the inside linebackers.
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time for "the mix" now. oh, boy. if you're wanted by the cops don't star in a movie. and that's what one guy decided to do. yes, we're serious here. we're talking about a guy on the west coast, olympia, washington to be sure. he's an aspiring actor. he looks very serious. he's starring in a horror movie out there. the one problem is it's a low-budget horror movie, for sure. but still, the problem is jason staining, who is 44 years old, has been on the run since 2006 after pleading guilty to an armed bank robbery. he was sentenced to 117 months behind bars. he's been on the run. well, one cop out there recognized him after he was featured in an article in a paper out there about this local movie. and yeah, there's the movie.
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it's low budget. still it's one of these smaller movies but still, it got some attention out there. he was part of the promotion. and he got busted. >> that banner is right. ♪ ow! i've been hit by a smooth -- >> i cannot -- oh, man. i can never follow -- i can't -- did anybody else catch? did you catch that that was a michael jackson song. >> that was really good. >> did you catch that seriously, jack? >> thank you, jack. thank you for the support, jack. >> my mistake. >> my michael jackson moment. how about i move on to the next story? cyclists getting run over by cars. it gets to be annoying. well, a man took matter into his own hands. he lifted a car. look at that. >> he what? >> this video going viral. 3.6 million views as onlookers cheered him on. he moved the vehicle. >> but why? it was in the way, oh. >> this was in brazil. they were tired of cyclists being disrespected so he lifted
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up this fiat uno. they estimated it weighs up to 1,600 pounds and they think lifting up the front part is a couple hundred possibly, but going viral. >> he couldn't go around it, right? >> it was blocking in the path. >> look, you see the path. rerack that video for me. seriously, he couldn't go around the car? >> it was in the path of -- look, look! but he finds it disrespectful, because you should park in a parking spot. >> look at that. >> it's halfway onto the red brick road for the cyclists. >> he couldn't angle to the left 30 -- >> he moved it over. >> my goodness gracious. >> and people cheered him on. >> he's showing off, reena ninan. he's showing off. last story, how many bridesmaids did you have? >> seven. it was indian. we do it big. we do weddings big. >> here's one grandma. her name is christine quinn she's the bride. look what she did. she had her 89-year-old grandma, betty govern, be a part. she said she's one of my best
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this morning on "world news now," bombshell confession revealing new details about the new york prison worker accused of helping two convicted murderers escape. a story of sex, lies and tears. and under investigation, an american dentist accused of killing a beloved lion while hunting in africa. the worldwide anger and who now is demanding justice. daycare outrage. two boys severely sunburned during a field trip. the trip to the hospital, their mother's serious accusations. and later in "the skinny," "full house" reunion. major hints about the olsen twins, mary-kate and ashley all grown up and returning to the sitcom remake. is this true? it's wednesday, july 29th. >> announcer: from abc news this is "world news now" with t.j. holmes and reena ninan.
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well that former prison employee is now providing new details about how she helped two convicted murderers escape. >> joyce mitchell admitted her role in the plot as part of a plea deal. she also confessed to a relationship with one inmate. here's abc's gio benitez. >> reporter: joyce "tilly" mitchell in snackles stripes and tears, pleading guilty to helping the two murderers escape. >> she was swept off her feet a bit for a period. and then when she realized who she was dealing with, everything changed. >> reporter: in newly released statements, mitchell describes a deepening friendship with inmate richard matt. "he treated me with respect and was nice to me," she says "he made me feel special." that relationship turning sexual. "inmate matt grabbed me and kissed me." mitchell also admits sending naked pictures to the other prisoner, david sweat, telling police matt told her "we were all going to be together." >> she got in over her head and into something that she never should have started, but she did, and she's paying the price.
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>> reporter: mitchell ads mitts smuggling hacksaw blades chisels, a punch tool and a screwdriver to the prisoners, hiding them inside frozen hamburger meat. matt giving her two pills to drug her husband, lyle, on the day of the escape. they referred to lyle as the glitch. the plan, joyce mitchell would pick up the escapees and drive back home where they would kill her husband, but she gets cold feet. and when she doesn't show up, the men escape into the deep rugged woods, launching the three-week manhunt. joyce mitchell, soon under arrest as we track down her husband. >> what do you make of the reports that she was trying to have you killed? >> reporter: lyle mitchell visiting his wife in jail. and why did she do it? "i was caught up in the fantasy," she says. "i enjoyed the attention, the feeling both of them gave me and the thought of a different life." joyce mitchell will be sentenced in september. she faces up to seven years behind bars. her lawyer says she knows she made a horrible mistake. gio benitez, abc news, new york. authorities in texas have
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released jailhouse video of sandra bland, the young, black woman found hanging in her cell. bland can be seen getting her mug shot taken, filling out forms and going in and out of her cell over a three-day period. the footage is intended to dispel rumors that she was dead before arriving at the jail. authorities say such conspiracy theories about bland have led to death threats against county officials. the mother of colorado theater shooter james holmes is expected to take the stand today in an effort to save his life. yesterday his father recounted his childhood with birthday parties, soccer games, family outings. he says it wasn't until 2011 that he began to notice that something was not quite right about his son. jurors are deciding whether holmes should get the death penalty for the 2012 shootings. a florida man arrested for an isis-inspired bomb plot. they say harlem suarez wanted to bury a remote-controlled bomb on a key west beach and detonate it. he also talked about planting bombs in south florida.
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suarez came under fbi scrutiny after he posted pro isis comments on facebook. well, outrage is growing over the death of a beloved african lion hunted down and killed by an american. a dentist from the minneapolis area who reportedly paid $50,000 to strike the deadly blow. here's more from abc's david wright. >> reporter: cecil the lion was the star attraction at zimbabwe's national park until this minnesota dentist came along, looking for that hemingway trophy photo. >> the gentleman was an american called walter james palmer. >> reporter: on july 6th dr. walter palmer and his guides allegedly poached the lion shooting him with a bow and arrow. now the hunter is being hunted himself. his dental practice, seen here in this promotional video, shut down, people leaving stuffed animals at the door. his yelp entry, swamped with outrage. "you are a horrible human being," posted one reviewer. another called him a monster.
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palmer issued a statement -- "i had no idea that the lion i took down was a known local favorite," insisting he relied on the expertise of his guides. those guides now facing poaching charges in africa. the dentist, a worldwide outcry. david wright, abc news, new york. well, the coast guard has broadened the search for those two lost boys at sea. the florida boys here. no new clues have turned up since their overturned boat was found sunday but officials believe it's still possible they could find them alive. we're talking about perry cohen and austin stephenos. haven't been seen since they set out for a fishing trip friday. crews are scouring into the waters off georgia and south carolina. some private pilots have also joined the search. firefighters in california battling not just the flames but the searing heat and high winds, too. new fires erupting every day. this one in castro valley. firefighters on the line at every one of them, taking back
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one foot at a time. abc's matt gutman taking it in from the air. >> reporter: that new wildfire in castro valley, firefighters chasing the fiery periphery, soon engulfed by smoke themselves. across the state, the fires unrelenting. 20 major burns, about 2,000 structures threatened. and on the lines, over 11,000 exhausted firefighters. here at the lowell fire, containment up to 30%, but still an uphill battle. we joined cal fire to survey the so-called air attack from a helicopter. 15 aircraft buzzing the tree tops, dumping water just feet from smoldering trees, then dropping down again and again for new loads of water, all of this showing the scope of a fire like this. and in the 45 minutes that we were in that helicopter, cal fire responded to five new fires in northern california alone. and with that wind that you can probably hear against my mike and the soaring heat here rough road ahead for firefighters. matt gutman abc news, grass valley california.
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an oklahoma daycare center has shut down after allegations that two little boys suffered severe sunburns while in its care. the boys' mother posted these pictures of the children's injuries on facebook. some are so graphic, we can't even show them to you right here. she says her 5 and 7-year-old sons were left outside at a splash park last friday without any sunscreen or shirts. >> they were supposed to take care of them and they did not. and that's the bottom line. >> the boys are being treated at a burn center in texas. the state of oklahoma is investigating that daycare center. the hottest weather this summer has settled in here in the northeast. temperatures in new york will be back in the mid-90s today and higher than that in parts of new jersey. cooling centers have been set up across the area and people are basically being told not to do anything strenuous outdoors. parts of the northeast can expect more hot weather, dangerous heat indexes and poor air quality today. gusty winds, high temps in california's fire zone. thunderstorms from chicago to
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the eastern great lakes. heavy rain in the southeast. >> triple digits in phoenix and dallas 90s in portland, memphis, new orleans and new york. 80s in seattle, los angeles and chicago and boston. what was that in boston again? what did i say, 90s or 80s in boston? what was that? >> 88. >> 88 in boston? whoo! even if it was snowing in boston, new england patriots fans would be hot, overheating because their superstar golden boy quarterback tom brady, that four-game deflategate suspension has now been upheld by the nfl. in his ruling yesterday, lead commissioner roger goodell cited the fact that brady told assistant to destroy his cell phone on or just before the day that brady met with the nfl's investigator. quite a coincidence. brady's agent called the appeal process a sham. the players union says it's ready now for a legal fight. >> the ball is now clearly in tom brady and the union's court as to whether or not they continue this saga and go to federal court. >> well the nfl made a preemptive strike here. they filed an action in federal
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court against the union, saying the commissioner has the right to hand out suspensions under the current labor agreement with players. patriots report for training camp today. brady is expected to be at there at training camp. he can participate in preseason and in the camp but he is going to be out at this point the first four games. >> we'll be watching. to california now. a farmer may just have the right animal for that drought-stricken state, camels. gil riegler owns oasis, america's first camel dairy farm. that's right, camel's milk. it's low-fat, naturally homogenized and higher in insulin, protein, vitamin c and iron than cow's milk. >> huh. >> i didn't know that. >> people in other parts of the world -- i did not know that -- have been drinking this for centuries. there's a big but here, it's against the law to sell camel's milk in this country. so the farm makes camel's milk lip balm, soaps and lotions instead. have i been using that stuff and don't even know it? >> you could have possibly been in your lip balm but i think it would be a special package. >> a lip balm. >> but this camel's milk here
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they say it's closer to human's milk than cows and supposedly good for autistic children people with crohn's disease and colitis and stomach issues. >> are they trying to get it okayed in this country? >> yes, it sure sounds like it. >> all right. >> would you try it? >> why not? we've got "the skinny" coming up. major headlines about hollywood remakes, shaft and "full house" to tell you about. selling real estate without aggressive agents or slick onloan line advertising. how homes are sold in a world without capitalism. and the airline pilot running out of fuel who was told by the tower crew to wait 20 minutes before landing. yeah, i'm out of fuel you want me to wait 20 minutes. that ain't happening. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by southern new hampshire university. university.
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the ntsb says human error the ntsb says human error was to blame for this deadly crash of a virgin galactic spacecraft last october. investigators found that the co-pilot unlocked a braking system early that caused the spacecraft to tear apart. the co-pilot died in the accident. the pilot managed to survive it. virgin galactic has said it hopes to resume test flights later this year with a new aircraft. the faa trying to sort out who is to blame for a passenger plane nearly running out of gas in midair. >> the pilot with 144 passengers on board had less than five minutes of fuel left when he tried to land and was told the airport was closed. abc's jim avila on this emergency that came next. >> reporter: a rare and serious midair scare. an allegiant airlines md-80 on a flight from las vegas to fargo, north dakota, carrying 150, less than five minutes from falling
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out of the sky as the fuel gauge registers near empty. >> we're circling fargo. we don't have enough fuel to go anywhere else. >> allegiant 426. roger. there will be a window opening in about 20 minutes for a landing. >> yeah, i don't have 20 minutes. >> reporter: an exchange you never want to hear. the pilots had been delayed on takeoff from vegas and arrived after the fargo airport had been closed by a navy blue angels practice that had been planned months before. the air controller directing him to another airport unless he declared an emergency. >> there is grand forks airport which is 70 miles to the north. >> listen we're at bingo fuel here in probably three to four minutes and i've got to come in and land. >> reporter: bingo is a military term that means running on empty. >> there were two mistakes here. one, nobody picked up the blues were practicing. and two, they didn't leave themselves enough gas in case there was another problem at
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that airport. >> reporter: emergency declared the blue angels got out of the way and the plane landed safely no one hurt but now the pilots and the airline have lots of questions to answer. jim avila, abc news, washington. >> wow. could you imagine being on that plane? >> well they probably didn't know what was going on, did they? the passengers didn't know all this was going on. but to think, identify got three or four minutes of fuel. yeah three or four minutes, i'm going to be in bingo. i don't know what that means. sounds innocuous enough. we've got a problem. >> oh, boy. >> aye-yi-yi. but how do you not have enough fuel? again, regulations require planes to have enough fuel to get to their destination airport and predesignated diversion airports plus plus an additional 45 minutes of flying time. they did not have that, clearly. >> come on, on your car it has a little yellow light that lights up. i can't imagine a plane, right? >> simple as that. coming up, the olsen twins possibly getting back to their roots on television. also the latest movie remake starring one bad mother. >> shut your mouth.
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♪ skinny so skinny ♪ topping the "skinny" this morning, more exciting news for "full house" fans. >> yes. we told you yesterday about some casting announcements for the spinoff, "fuller house," and now
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it's the one everybody's been waiting for. >> yeah. previously it had been reported that mary-kate and ashley olsen would not be involved so they could focus on their fashion careers, but netflix hinting the twins could reprise their role after all. netflix's boss ted sarandos says they're "teetering whether or not they'll be around." quite a turnaround from the initial no fans no, we're not going to do it. >> from 1987 to 1995 the olsens shared the role of michelle tanner, the youngest daughter of one of the favorite tv families. their involvement in the reboot would mean a big reunion. with john stamos bob saget and laurie laughlin. the 13-episode series will stream on netflix at some point next year. our next story. >> i'm very excited about this. this is like your childhood coming back. it's like double stuffed oreos and corn pops. >> yeah, that's what i was thinking, too.
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go to our next story now while she gets her childhood together. we'll start with a quiz. who's the man that would risk his neck for his brother man? >> shaft! can you dig it? >> yes, isaac hayes. oh he's loving you right now, isn't he? we're, of course, talking about "shaft," the hit film starring richard roundtree in the title role. of course you can't forget the oscar and grammy-winning theme song from hayes. "shaft" a remake now officially in the works. >> new line cinema signed on two writers to work on the script. both writers, their work is familiar tore abc sit-com fans. one created "blackish" and the other "the goldbergs." "shaft" was already rebooted in 2000 with samuel l. jackson as the lead but no word yet who will play the private eye, john shaft in this latest version. >> that's a big role for somebody. somebody's going to want it. i don't know who could. >> you'd be good. >> i don't know if i could do shaft. i don't know if i could pull off the afro. >> bet get you the afro wig, you'd be fine. >> the wig?
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>> yeah. >> it's got to be natural. how about kate hudson? let's move on to kate hudson. >> okay. >> natural beauty keeping it all in the family on the set of her latest movie, sharing this video of a helicopter ride with kurt russell. her caption "back to work and first time working with my pop. >> the duo working on a film called deepwater horizon. about the bp oil rig explosion. hudson's biological father is goldie hawn's ex-husband, but she's never hesitated in referring to russell as her father. >> last month, kate's brother slammed their biological father leading to a public feud but kate always kept it about russell, thanking him for always being there for her. and finally, a movie with both of them due out some time next year. finally here we now have a chance to own an iconic piece of music history, the glove of michael jackson. >> one of m.j.'s trademarked sequinned white gloves will go to a fan willing to shell out $20,000 or more for it. if that's too steep, how about $10,000 for jackson's jacket from the music "bad"? >> one caveat.
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havana havana they come here to sell their houses. they have the sign you see? >> yeah. >> they have a sign with pictures of the house. >> reporter: this actually happens every morning on el paseo del prado in havana since raul castro made it legal again for cubans to buy and sell property. >> this is for sale. >> how much? >> 55. >> $55,000. >> big marble stairway. this is the style. the house was built in 1930. >> it's a fixer-upper. >> yep. >> yep. >> reporter: how did you learn to do this job? >> watched some films. there's a jennifer lopez film. >> she has a film. >> she has a film where she's a realtor. >> rich couple gets divorced. they need four houses instead of two. >> reporter: the movie was "parker" and j. lo played an unsuccessful realtor. in america, you would have your own tv show. >> why? >> because people in america love tv shows about property. >> really? >> yeah, love them. >> reporter: but i see one big problem here. what happens if somebody owned a house before the revolution, the revolution came, they were
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kicked out of their house. somebody buys it now. >> people were not kicked out of their houses. they left. why would they come back after 55 years? >> because they like cuba? >> but it is no longer their house. >> reporter: brushed aside by a realtor, as she would nonchalantly explain away a minor easement issue. wow, she's good. i'm nick watt for "nightline" in havana, cuba. >> wow. she should get her own show. >> why not? everybody has their own show. >> yeah i'd watch that. >> but people do. people love those shows about -- what are those? >> fixer-uppers? >> i'm trying to think of some of the names about these shows. >> love it or list it? >> what's the one, "million dollar listing," that's the one i'm thinking about. but american citizens, you can't go buy it just yet. it's not okay for you. >> lift the embargo first and then you can. >> a little detail we want to throw in there. >> don't miss our updates on facebook, wnnfans.com. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. s is abc's "world news now"
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good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> and i'm t.j. holmes. here are some of the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." the parents of colorado theater gunman james holmes trying to convince jurors to spare their son's life. his father testified yesterday that holmes was an excellent kid until he changed. he was changed by his mental illness. full details coming up. former prison employee joyce mitchell admits that she smuggled tools to two prisoners in an escape plot had a sexual relationship with one and plotted to have them kill her husband. she could get up to seven years in prison. snwlt snwlt. lion killer under fire. an american dentist now wanted in zimbabwe and hated all over the world for the death of a popular lion. he's accused of luring it from a protected area before gunning it down with a crossbow. and oklahoma still getting
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rocked by earthquakes. nine earthquakes hit yesterday following more than a dozen the day before. recent quakes blamed on oil and gas drilling. so wells have been shut down in response. those are some of our top stories on this wednesday, july 29th. >> announcer: from abc news this is "world news now" with t.j. holmes and reena ninan. we start this half hour with the parents of james holmes trying to spare their son's life. >> his father told jurors in colorado that holmes had a normal childhood until mental illness took over. abc's clayton sandell has been following the trial. >> the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. >> reporter: in a colorado courtroom, a mass murderer is calling on his mom and dad to help save his life. >> is james holmes your son? >> yes, he is. >> reporter: robert and arlene holmes sat quietly in court nearly every day of their son's trial. now they're taking the stand. >> prior to july 20th 2012 had
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james ever confided in you suicidal or homicidal thoughts that he was having? >> no, he never expressed anything like that. >> reporter: the same jury that recently convicted holmes of murdering these 12 people and injuring 70 more moviegoers in 2012 now hearing from friends and family trying to keep him from the death penalty. >> do you still love him? >> yes, i do. >> why? >> well, he's my son and we always got along pretty well. he was actually an excellent kid. >> reporter: later today the gunman's mother is expected to take the stand. her son cannot get the death penalty unless all of the jurors agree. but if their decision is not unanimous, holmes will spend the rest of his life in prison, no parole. clayton sandell, abc news, centennial, colorado. convicted spy john pohlard will soon be a free man, granted parole after spending 30 years in prison. pollard was a navy intelligence analyst when he was convicted of spying for israel. supporters say he was excessively punished given that
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he spied for a u.s. ally but critics say he's a traitor who disclosed damaging secrets. pollard, who is now 60 years old, will be released in november. secretary of state john kerry fielded tough questions yesterday on capitol hill over the iran nuclear deal. kerry urged lawmakers to support the deal saying not passing it would send the wrong message internationally. >> iran has cheated on every agreement they've signed. so i ask, mr. secretary, has iran earned the right to be trusted? >> if we walk away, we walk away alone. our partners are not going to be with us. >> explain why. >> congress is expected to eventually vote against the deal, but president obama says he'll veto that. a key member of donald trump's team is apologizing over comments he made about rape. abc's tom llamas following that story for us. >> reporter: one of donald trump's closest advisers apologizing for explosive comments about rape. trump's lawyer michael cohen, known in some circles as the
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pilot bull. >> you bring a fight to donald trump, he's going to take that fight. >> reporter: this time cohen the one fighting scolding a reporter who asked about trump's ugly divorce from ex-wife ivana. in her 1919 divorce deposition, ivana trump reportedly accused her husband of rape. but cohen tells the reporter that "understand by the very definition you cannot rape your spouse. it is true, you cannot rape your spouse and there's very clear case law." but marital rape is illegal in all 50 states. cohen also issuing this threat. "you write a story that has mr. trump's story in it with the word rape and i'm going to mess your life up." ivana defending her ex -- "i have recently read some comments attributed to me at a time of very high tension during my divorce from donald. the story is totally without merit." trump pointing to that statement. >> there's no rape there. believe me. that happens. you don't issue a statement like that. and she just issued it which i
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must tell you, i thought was terrific. >> reporter: but trump distancing himself from his longtime adviser, saying he disagreed with cohen's comments. tom llamas, abc news, new york. >> cohen himself is apologizing for his statements. says he made what he calls an inarticulate comment. well the coast guard has broadened the search for two florida boys lost at sea. no new clues have turned up since their overturned boat was found sunday but officials believe it is still possible to find them alive. perry cohen and austin stephanos haven't been seen since they set out for a fishing trip on friday. crews now scouring into the waters off georgia and south carolina and some private pilots have also joined the search. well tom brady and the rest of the new england patriots report for training camp today, just one day after brady's four-game suspension for his connection to that deflategate scandal was upheld. the nfl commissioner refused his appeal largely because of new evidence in the case. details now from abc's ryan smith. >> reporter: the blockbuster reveal, what we never knew. new england patriots superstar
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quarterback tom brady watched by 120 million win the super bowl had his assistant destroy his cell phone right before meeting with league investigators, according to the nfl. in this 20-page ruling, commissioner roger goodell slamming brady, claiming he attempted to conceal evidence of his personal involvement in the tampering scheme. the commissioner also revealing that destroyed phone contained nearly 10,000 text messages with many individuals over four months. during that time, brady was investigated for his role in deflating those footballs. with the phone gone and text messages wiped out, his suspension will stand. one-fourth of the season he will sit out. in january, brady told reporters when asked if he was a cheater -- >> is tom brady a cheater? >> i don't believe so. i mean i feel like i've always played within the rules. >> reporter: responding to the commissioner's decision brady's agent, don yee firing back calling the appeals process a sham. and about brady turning over
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electronic data claiming "tom was completely transparent," and the nfl players association tells abc news they'll appeal the ruling in federal court. >> the agent calling the investigation a sham. he also said that he provided the commissioner with an unprecedented amount of electronic data, saying they don't think any private citizen would have agreed to provide anyone with the amount of information that tom was willing to reveal. >> reporter: ryan smith, abc news, new york. chaos at a summer day camp in southern california as a massive tree came crashing down on a group of small children. eight kids were injured, two of them rushed to the hospital in critical condition, as parents, all of them watching in horror. it happened in a park in pasadena near the children's museum museum just as everyone was lining up to go home. the victims ranging from 6 to 8 years old. the tree was 75 feet tall. it's unclear what brought it down. new wildfire evacuations in california this morning. dangerously high heat and wind gusts reignited a fire that crews had nearly extinguished up in napa valley.
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the fire jumped a containment line, roared back to life. smoke blackening the sky for miles. more than 200 people have been ordered out of their homes. 20 major fires are burning in five states. gusty winds and high temperatures are moving into california's fire zone. watches and warnings are posted. oppressive heat and poor air quality in parts of the northeast. heavy rain in the southeast. thunderstorms threaten the chicago area and move toward the eastern great lakes. >> 80s in chicago, seattle, los angeles and boston. 90s in new york, new orleans and portland. triple digits again in dallas and phoenix. okay. as we mentioned in seattle, there's really a unique type of fund-raiser taking place. this was part of, you see the seattle seahawks quarterback russell wilson that's him, helping pull a plane! >> his team won a challenge in which groups had to pull an alaska airlines jet 25 feet in the shortest amount of time. it took wilson's team 16 seconds to get this done. >> everybody involved have been raising money for a cancer charity in seattle's children's hospital. so talk about real winners
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there. >> yeah he's in the middle of some contract talks right now. i don't know if he wants to strain anything. >> looks like he made it out just fine. >> he's okay. all right, well coming up here something new this morning, "sports with reena." i've been begging for this segment for a long time. >> you got your wish, teej. >> "sports with reena" is coming up. >> because you've noticed my expertise in sports has expanded so much. >> yes, yes. the most entertaining thing you're going to see since "saturday night live." >> oh, my gosh. what a billing! also ahead, the little boy with two brand-new hands making history in our health headlines. gratitude after a landmark transplant. and a little later, windows 10 just introduced. we're going to show you some computer short-cuts that could make a difference. you are watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by united health care. [ male announcer ] approaching medicare eligibility? don't put off checking
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well, tourists flocking to cancun, mexico to enjoy its pristine white beaches are getting an unwelcome surprise, tons of messy seaweed. crews have been working around the clock scrambling to clean all this stuff up. even more seaweed just keeps washing ashore, the cause unknown at this point. an oklahoma daycare center has closed its doors after allegations that two boys suffered severe burns while in its care. the boys' mother posted these pictures of the children's injuries on facebook, some too graphic to show on tv. she says her 5 and 7-year-old sons were left outside at a splash park last friday without any sunscreen or shirts. news of a medical milestone from philadelphia this morning. the first double hand transplant on a child. the groundbreaking operation took place earlier this month. >> now the hospital is sharing details of the procedure and the irrepressible little boy at the center of it all. ali goreman from our philadelphia station reports.
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>> reporter: 8-year-old zion harvey was all smiles as he walked the out for a news conference at the children's hospital, announcing his successful operation. he is the first child to receive a double hand transplant. he's now undergoing intensive hand therapy, but overall, says he feels -- >> happy. >> reporter: zion had to have his hands and feet amputated several years ago due to an infection. he now walks with prosthetic legs and had learned to live without hands. he also had a kidney transplant in the past so he was already on antirejection medication. this made him a good candidate for a hand transplant. his mother says ultimately, the decision was his. >> it was no more of a risk than a kidney transplant. so i felt like i was willing to take that risk for him, if he wanted it. >> we've rehearsed. we know our steps. >> reporter: the surgery was a team effort by 40 doctors, nurses and speciality staff from chop, penn medicine and
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shriners. it took ten hours to attach all the bones, muscles, tendons, nerves and blood vessels. >> to put all the parts back together so that not only would they look like hands but eventually function like hands. >> reporter: zion's mother thanked his health care team. zion thanked his family. >> i want to say to you guys, thank you for helping me through this bumpy road. >> reporter: everyone also thanked the donor family who has chosen to remain anonymous. zion will spend several more weeks here at chop doing rehab. then is expected to go home to baltimore. by the way, doctors say that his new hands will grow with him, but they can't predict how much. reporting from university city, ali goreman, channel 6 action news. >> and the head of the transplant operation said that he woke up without one single tear one single whimper, just a happy camper the whole way around. hasn't complained. >> look at that kid. this is one of those storeos you
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get choked up on because as much as we all -- this is a reminder to keep things in perspective. this kid is smiling, learned to live without hands. no kid should have to go through what he's going through in his life. here he is still with a smile on his face. what a great chance for that kid now. look at that. >> sweet spirit. >> look at that. and medical technology has come through for him in a way nobody could ever imagine. great story. good luck to you, zion. >> he says he has two goals, throw a football and play on the monkey bars. >> the simplest things we all used to take for granted as kids. that's awesome. awesome story. coming up, it's finally arrived. no, not the new iphone. it's windows 10. >> you're looking forward to this right? >> mm-hmm. >> you were a little nervous about it. >> i don't want anything to shut down. >> we'll show you the handful of new features that should get you excited, as excited as bill gates at a khaki convention! everybody, brian kinds is his name. our producer is brian kinds. he wrote that line. okay? that wasn't me, bill! you're watching "world news
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♪ big day in the tech world today. microsoft's newest operating system, windows 10, now available. >> it's quite a fever pitch, but abc's tech contributor tina trinh shows us the new advancements that should make apple users a little jealous. >> hey, howard, windows 10 is here. windows 10! free upgrade. ♪ >> hey, did you know windows 10 is coming? >> whoa. >> anybody? anybody? okay, so it's not earth-shattering news but there are still plenty of cool things that you can do with the latest version of windows. take cortana, for instance. it's a digital assistant that comes built in. it can add reminders and appointments to your calendar, search the web, even write an
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e-mail for you. all you have to do is ask it to. hey, cortana. send an e-mail to sandra. >> what's your e-mail about? >> reporter: brunch. with windows 10, what's old is new again. like the start menu. it's back in the lower left-hand corner but this time with live tiles that have at-a-glance info. >> we want it to be familiar and fresh, so the steering wheel is just where you expect it to be the stick shift is just where you want it to be. whether you're coming from 7 or 8, you should have no problem learning the system quickly. >> reporter: especially when you can simply write instead of just touch. that's what edge lets you do with web pages. >> because it supports the latest web standards and allows you to mark up the web. you can actually ink on a website directly. it's built to make the web work the way you do. >> reporter: when it comes time to get work done but you only have your phone, no problem. >> we have something called continuum for phone, where the phone in your pocket can finally
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be used in a productivity scenario. so you can imagine taking your phone and docking it to a keyboard or mouse and having a very pc-like experience. so, whatever screen is in your hand is the appropriate screen for the task at hand. >> reporter: even if a task is gaming with windows 10 gamers can now stream xbox games directly from any console to any pc in the house. while it might not be headline news, windows 10 is still worth checking out. tina trinh, abc news, new york. >> are you excited? >> um -- >> yeah, what do you do? >> i've been converted to the iphone. >> it's going to make life better. >> you think so? >> yeah. >> later like when? >> just the transition is always difficult. >> yeah. >> we get used to one thing and now they move -- even the start menu it's annoying. it's going over here, it's going over there. but we'll get used to it. we'll be fine. who cares about windows 10 when we've got "sports with reena" coming up? this is one of the biggest moments in "world news now" history.
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♪ look, you all write in, you make all kinds of requests of us here at "world news now." but this one was so overwhelming that you, the viewers, have actually caused us to change the rundown, and you all have created this segment because of popular demand. ladies and gentlemen, i give you "sports with reena ninan." >> all right! here we go! espn watch out. we'll start with baseball and a rivalry centered on foot fashions. sox. i prefer white. white goes with everything. we're talking about the boston red sox and the chicago white sox. red, of course being the bolder fashion choice and bold like this catch by mookie betts, going back to the wall to rob jose i'm gonna break you -- i mean, abreu. >> abreu. >> abreu.
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but he's going to break you because he went over this wall. mookie drops it. the umpire ruling it a home run. one of the strangest things i've ever seen, i've seen a few strange things. look at that, he's going to break you. falls down. the white sox went on to win 9-4. i still don't think this is a fair call but you know, he tried hard. he got over. at some point you've got to be a mercy shot. let him go. we'll give you a do-over. that should have been a do-over. >> there is a sentiment that comes with your sports that would be missing from mine. >> we need to rethink the game now, 2015. soccer which the rest of the world calls football but we still call it soccer here. big match last night outside washington. chelsea the captains of england against barcelona, the champions of spain. chelsea taking the lead on a great goal by eden hazard. barcelona tied the goal at one when luis suarez snuck the ball home, managed not to bite anyone this time. scored another goal. both chelsea ran out the winners. a penalty kick shoot-out. a lot more at stake next may if
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they meet again with the champions league title on the line. next up, tiger woods, admitting he's got a little trouble scoring on the golf course as he gets set to host a tournament this weekend in virginia. last time we all saw woods, he was missing the cut at the british open. and he says it's frustrating to be playing as poorly as he has been recently. >> has it been fun going through this? no, it hasn't. because obviously, i'm not scoring. i've had chances to make those runs and haven't done it. >> of course, some would say woods is scoring too much. and that's a problem! but the former top-ranked golfer in the world is now ranked number 266, just behind even me. >> oh, wow. and finally, pound for pound the greatest fighter in the world, ronda rousey fresh off being awarded female athlete of the year at the espys. she's got a big fight this weekend. here's the match-up. ronda getting in the octagon not the pentagon, the octagon
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this morning on "world news now," concealed evidence in the tom brady deflated football scandal. why the nfl commissioner decided not to back down on the superstar's punishment. serious accusations from a top secret military operative working in the most dangerous areas of the world. he says it was not america's enemies but his co-workers threatening him. desperate call. hang-ups for a woman trying to save the life of a teenager who had just been shot. >> he's barely breathing. how many times do i [ bleep ] tell you? >> okay, you know what ma'am, you can do it yourself. i'm not going to deal with it, okay? >> the outrage over what happened next. and later an, breaking barriers in pro sports. how one woman is blazing a trail in the nfl, making history as a new coach.
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it's wednesday, july 29th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now" with t.j. holmes and reena ninan. good morning, everyone. we're going to start this half hour with the defending super bowl champion new england patriots. >> yep, team reporting to training camp today, a day after quarterback tom brady's four-game deflategate suspension was upheld by nfl commissioner roger goodell. the players union now vowing to appeal the case in court, federal court. details from abc's karen travers. >> reporter: upon further review, the call off the field stands. the nfl announcing that commissioner roger goodell has upheld the four-game suspension on patriots quarterback tom brady for his role in deflategate. brady sat down with nfl officials last month to appeal his punishment. analysts say the superstar quarterback turned in an impressive performance at the ten-hour hearing, giving sincere answers and explanations for the points raised in the nfl's deflategate investigation
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report. the report found brady was at least generally aware about the patriots using underinflated footballs last season. but the four-time super bowl champion wasn't able to change goodell's mind. the nfl says that goodell upheld the suspension in part because brady had an assistant destroy his cell phone because he knew investigators wanted to see text messages he exchanged with patriots staffers. the four-game ban is harsh, a quarter of the nfl regular season. >> so, the league, i think, just doubles down today and says, look, you know let's fight. and i think we're going to win. >> reporter: and in an ironic twist, brady's first game back will be against the indianapolis colts, the team that threw the flag in the first place about the deflated footballs. >> the ball is now clearly in tom brady and the union's court as to whether or not they continue this saga and go to the federal court. >> reporter: karen travers, abc news, washington. chaos at a summer day camp in southern california as a massive tree came crashing down on a group of small children.
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eight kids were injured, two of them rushed to the hospital in critical condition as parents watched in horror. it happened at a park in pasadena near a children's museum just as everyone was lining up to go home. the victims range from 6 to 8 years old. it's unclear what brought down the 75-foot tree. >> the search for two florida boys who vanished at sea is intensifying with the chance of finding them alive going down with every hour that passes. the coast guard has extended the search area. private pilots who have been moved by this story have volunteered to look for the teenagers. we get more now from abc's kendis gibson. >> reporter: the search area for perry cohen and austin stephanos has now extended further north from jupiter, florida, to charleston south carolina. a navy ship and coast guard vessels scanning for any sign of the 14-year-olds. on sunday, their overturned boat found 67 miles off the coast of central florida. >> nobody's on board. >> reporter: aiding the rescue effort, this c-130 hercules, a military transport plane, but
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trying to locate the teens from the air is no small feat. members of the coast guard typically spend eight-hour-plus shifts, searching for tiny objects at speeds of more than 200 miles an hour. >> because you never know when something's going to happen and you need to be prepared. >> reporter: the 14-year-olds left friday on a fishing trip but after reaching the atlantic ocean, a powerful line of storms moved through, their parents holding out for a miracle. >> i think between the two of them, they work as a team. they're going to be found and they're going to be okay. >> reporter: kendis gibson, abc news, jupiter, florida. the new york prison employee who helped two convicted murderers escape could spend seven years behind bars. joyce mitchell entered a plea deal yesterday, admitting that she smuggled hacksaw blades, chisels, a punch tool and a screwdriver to the prisoners. mitchell described a friendship with inmate richard matt, which then turned sexual. also, she sent naked photos to the other inmate, david sweat. >> she got in over her head into
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something that she never should have started, but she did, and she's paying the price. >> part of the plan was also to kill mitchell's husband on the day of the escape, but she apparently got cold feet and never showed up. matt was killed while on the run. sweat back in custody now. well a florida man has been charged with an isis-inspired plot to bomb a busy beach. authorities say harlem suarez came to the fbi's attention through his facebook post praising isis. court documents show suarez told an undercover agent that he wanted to make a nail-filled backpack bomb and then bury it on a beach in his hometown of key west and detonate it remotely. the spy at the center of the biggest espionage cases in recent american history will soon be a free man. jonathan pollard has been granted parole after spending 30 years in prison. pollard was a navy intelligence analyst when he was convicted of spying for israel. supporters say he was excessively punished, given that he spied for a u.s. ally. but critics say he's a traitor who disclosed damaging secrets.
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pollard, now 60, will be released in november. a former navy s.e.a.l. filed a complaint claiming he was the victim of homophobic bullying while working as a cia contractor. fred joepz is jones is his name. says things got so bad, he feared for his life. he spoke to our brian ross. >> hello. my name is fred jones. >> reporter: a secret operative for the cia in afghanistan recorded this cell phone message three weeks ago, in case he did not make it out alive. >> the reason i'm making this is in the event that something happens to me. >> reporter: but brett jones, a former navy s.e.a.l. and now a private contractor, tells abc news that the people he feared were not the terrorists, but his own fellow cia operatives who turned on him after they learned he was gay. >> i walked into the team room and heard one of the guys talking to another guy. he said something something he's a [ bleep ]. >> reporter: when no one was around, jones took this cell phone video of the powerpoint for a high-risk, upcoming cia
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mission, full of homophobic slurs that we won't broadcast. jones was given a radio code name for the mission, "gay gay." >> that was an hour before we had to go out and do it. >> reporter: do you think that behavior by those men jeopardized the mission? >> absolutely. i just can't imagine why somebody would do that before a real dangerous mission like that. >> reporter: jones, one of the few openly gay cia paramilitary operatives, says his team even left him behind once miles from the base, and he feared what they would do to him if he complained about his treatment. >> i was scared. i'm not going to lie. everyone there is armed. everyone's got guns on them all the time. >> reporter: jones, now back home in alabama with his husband, says he fears standing up to the antigay hate will mean an end to his days with the cia. the cia says it won't comment specifically on the allegations from brett jones, but they are being taken very
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seriously, especially given the cia's position of zero tolerance against such behavior aimed at a man who again and again put his life on the line for his country. brian ross, abc news, new york. so, an american dentist is under fire for killing a beloved lion in africa. cecil the lion was the star attraction at a national park in zimbabwe. dr. walter palmer shot him with a bow and arrow earlier this month after allegedly luring him from a protected area. palmer issued a statement, saying he had no idea the lion was a local favorite. he is now facing poaching charges in zimbabwe, and american conservationists are outraged. >> the u.s. government right now is considering whether or not to protect lions under the u.s. endangered species act. so, fingers crossed that this is done in the near future. it will stop these situations from at the very least bringing that trophy back here. >> palmer's minnesota dental practice is closed for now. he reportedly paid $50,000 for the hunt. he already has a felony record
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here in the u.s. for shooting a black bear. it's a crazy story, isn't it? i mean and it also gives a bad rap, i feel for people who are into gaming and hunting, because this is a serious thing, where people go there and you can do it in sort of a safe environment where you're not hunting the head lion or something. people do it. you know, they're interested in doing it. there's a big -- but come on. >> but it's amazing to think these are animals going down in population, have done so, and someone could post pictures and be bragging about doing this for sport. this animal wasn't going after you, wasn't bothering everybody. forget it was a popular cecil and all this stuff. no matter who the animal might have been, it doesn't have to be a popular animal. he was out there, and -- oh, this is so -- >> heartbreaking, isn't it? >> it was found skinless with its head cut off. >> and 40 hours they were saying. it's just a horrible torture story that, i don't know. even if you're not an animal lover, i don't know how you can't be upset by that story. >> that was a disturbing one yesterday. we turn out west to california. the wildfire evacuations going
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on out there in california. dangerously high heat, wind gusts reignited the rag fire, as it's called. this is in napa valley. jumped a containment line, roared back to life, smoke blackening the sky for miles. more than 200 people were ordered out of their homes. 20 major fires burning in five states. today's heat and wind fueling them all. well, a neighborhood feud is heating up in st. petersburg, florida, over barbecue smoke. one owner made more than a dozen complaints about smoke drifting from a backyard grill across the street from her. she says the smoke is nauseating. it affects her eyes, her lungs and stomach. the city told barbecuing brothers chris and dwayne matt to try to contain the smoke just to their property, but so far, no citations have been issued. why are you rolling your eyes on this one? >> well, what do you do? >> yeah. >> i don't know. maybe the smoke is that bad. and she claims it's a smoker, not a regular grill, it's like an industrial smoker, so that's why it's so bad. >> remember the seracha story? people were tired of it from the
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factory burning and going into their eyes and stuff? >> what do you do? i'm a big barbecue guy. when i was in atlanta, cooked out every day. >> it's like secondhand barbecue smoke. who knew? >> secondhand smoke. the new chuck taylor sneakers we were telling you about from converse are available, if you can find them. a lot of chuck taylor lovers out there, they couldn't wait to get their hands on these things yesterday. this is the converse store in santa monica, california. >> workers said they couldn't get them out fast enough. within two hours of going on sale, most sizes were sold out. >> the new chuck 2s have more support and cushioning than the originals. they pretty much look like the old ones, by the way. the redesign is the first one for the brand since they debuted in 1917. so, they're good looking, look good the same, but just supposed to be more comfortable now. we've got "the mix" coming your way. and finding a real-life fugitive in a make-believe world? what led to a surprise on a movie set. also ahead, the woman blazing a new trail in pro sports. the dream come true for the nfl's first female coach. but first, hang-ups after a crucial 911 call. one woman's desperate call and a dispatcher's actions causing some outrage.
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on increases oil and gas drilling. we turn now to an outrageous 911 call, a distraught woman trying to save a teenager who had been shot at a party. she made the call. >> but after she snapped at the dispatcher, he hung up, telling her she was on her own, and that boy, he later died. >> i'm doing cpr as we speak. i'm keeping him alive. >> okay, is he not breathing? >> barely! stay with him. -- yes. stay with him. good job. just stay with me, okay? okay? there you go. good job. >> reporter: this is the desperate call following a fatal drive-by shooting last month. a woman frantically calling 911, looking for help to save 17-year-old jaydon chavez-silver's life. about two minutes into the call, the dispatcher who received the call allegedly hangs up. >> is he breathing? >> he's barely breathing! how many times do i have to [ bleep ] tell you? >> okay you know what ma'am,
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you can deal with it yourself. i'm not going to deal with this, okay? >> no, he's dying! >> reporter: that's when the phone line apparently goes dead. officials say units were on the way to the albuquerque scene before the call was disconnected. but chavez-silver, the teen who dreamed about flying in the air force, passed away. the dispatcher who answered the call on administrative leave, the department now investigating. >> the albuquerque fire chief says they take this obvious allegation very, very seriously and they're still going to continue the investigation. but boy, what a heartbreak. just a guy that everyone, i've read that everything about it just so much promise. and they believe wrong place, wrong time. >> but the dispatcher, i mean, everybody has a bad moment. but you know some people aren't allowed to. you just help somebody out. they're in a desperate situation, okay? they get short with you. they get snappy. they're in a traumatic situation. you're the professional supposed to help them out. everybody has a bad moment. but sometimes, gosh, you can't -- >> it's heartbreaking. 911 operators are trained to keep you talking even when
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you're flipped out and emotional. so it will be interesting to see what the investigation. >> that's awful to hear. well, we've got coming up in this next half hour, a flight with no fuel, a packed airliner. its fuel gauge is on empty, told the closest airport was closed. but first, making history. you'll meet the nfl's first female coach and learn why she's more qualified for the gig. her experience on and off the field getting her ready for this trailblazing moment. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ ah, for the first time the nfl has a female coach in the league. >> this is cool. this is very cool. >> pretty cool huh? >> this is very cool. >> it's the arizona cardinals. they have hired jen welter through the preseason.
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>> she's no stranger to the gridiron, would you believe. yesterday she spoke what her new position means for young girls everywhere. abc's brandi hitt reports for us. >> reporter: jen welter is making history, believed to be the nfl's first female coach. >> i could not have dreamed big enough to imagine that this day would ever come. >> reporter: the position a paid internship with the arizona cardinals coaching linebackers some of the toughest players in the league, through preseason. the barrier-breaker has already made a name for herself, becoming the first woman to hold a nonkicking position in a men's pro league. that's welter, number 47, taking a hit and getting back up. and here she is playing in the women's football alliance before also coaching men's indoor football. >> the players only want to be taught how to be better. they really don't care who teaches it to them. >> reporter: arizona linebacker kevin minter tweeting "welcome to az, coach," and patrick peterson adding "one team, one goal. let's go to work, coach." welter's appointment also
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follows other female firsts. sarah thomas is now the nfl's first full-time female referee. and on the hardwood, former wnba player becky hammond is assistant coach for the san antonio spurs. welter says her new job also comes with a bigger responsibility. >> i want little girls to grow up knowing that when they work hard, that they can do anything. >> reporter: jen welter also has a ph.d in psychology. she says her first paycheck to play pro football was just $12, and she still carries that check with her today. reena and t.j.? >> that's awesome. ph.d. in psychology, a masters in sports psychology. >> wow. >> she had 14 years in the women's pro league. she was the first woman's coach in indoor men's football first woman to get into a game in men's indoor football. she's overqualified for this job. >> and it's considered an internship? >> yeah. because just like anyplace else, an internship could lead to something greater, but still, this is a first. she's going to be out there coaching some of the smartest and toughest guys on the field, the inside linebackers. >> she's going to be america's most overqualified intern.
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♪ time for "the mix" now. oh, boy. if you're wanted by the cops, don't star in a movie. and that's what one guy decided to do. yes, we're serious here. we're talking about a guy on the west coast, olympia, washington, to be sure. there he is. he's an aspiring actor. you see him there. he looks very serious. he's starring in a horror movie out there. the one problem is, it's a low-budget horror movie, sure. but still, the problem is, jason stange who is 44 years old, he has been on the run since 2006 after pleading guilty to an armed bank robbery. he was sentenced to 117 months behind bars. he's been on the run. well, one cop out there recognized him after he was featured in an article in a paper out there about this local movie. and yeah, there's the movie. it's low budget. still, it's one of these smaller movies but still, it got some
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attention out there. he was part of the promotion. and he got busted. >> that banner is right. ♪ ow! ♪ i've been hit by a smooth ♪ >> i cannot -- oh, man. i can never follow. i can't -- did anybody else catch -- did you catch that that was a michael jackson song? >> that was really good. >> did you catch that, seriously, jack? >> thank you, jack. thank you for the support, jack. >> my mistake. my mistake. >> that was my michael jackson moment. how about i move on to the next story? cyclists getting run over by cars. it gets to be a little annoying because sometimes they don't respect the cyclists, right? well, a man took matter into his own hands. not just any man. he lifted a car. look at that. >> he what? >> this video going viral. 3.6 million views as onlookers cheered him on. he moved the vehicle. >> but why? what is he doing? >> this was in brazil. >> it was in the way, oh. >> it was in the way. they were tired of cyclists being disrespected, so he lifted up this fiat uno. they estimate is weighs about
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1,600 pounds, and they think lifting up the front part is a couple hundred possibly, but going viral. >> okay he couldn't go around it though right? >> he couldn't go around it. it was blocking. it was in the path. >> look, you see the path. rerack that video for me. seriously? he couldn't go around that car? >> it was in the path of -- look, look! but he finds it disrespectful, because you should park in a parking spot. why -- >> look at that! >> it's halfway onto the red brick road for the cyclists. >> he couldn't angle to the left 30 -- >> he moved it over. >> oh, my goodness gracious. he's showing off. >> and people cheered him off. >> he's showing off, reena ninan. he's showing off. last story here. how many bridesmaids did you have? >> seven. >> seven? >> it was indian. we do it big. we do weddings big. >> here's one grandma. her name is christine quinn, she's the bride. look what she did. she had her 89-year-old grandma, betty govern, be a part. she said she's one of my best friends.
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this morning on "world news now," bombshell confession revealing new details about the new york prison worker accused of helping two convicted murderers escape. a story of sex, lies and tears. and under investigation, an american dentist accused of killing a beloved lion while hunting in africa. the worldwide anger and who now is demanding justice. daycare outrage. two boys severely sunburned during a field trip. their trip to the hospital and their mother's serious accusations. and later in "the skinny," "full house" reunion. major hints about the olsen twins, mary-kate and ashley all grown up and returning to the sitcom remake. is this true? it's wednesday, july 29th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now" with t.j. holmes and reena ninan.
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well, that former prison employee is now providing new details about how she helped two convicted murderers escape. >> joyce mitchell admitted her role in the plot as part of a plea deal. she also confessed to a relationship with one inmate. here's abc's gio benitez. >> reporter: joyce "tilly" mitchell in stripes, shackles and tears, pleading guilty to helping the two murderers escape. >> she was swept off her feet a bit for a period. and then when she realized who she was dealing with, everything changed. >> reporter: in newly released statements, mitchell describes a deepening friendship with inmate richard matt. "he treated me with respect and was nice to me," she says, "he made me feel special." that relationship turning sexual. "inmate matt grabbed me and kissed me." mitchell also admits sending naked pictures to the other prisoner, david sweat, telling police matt told her, "we were all going to be together." >> she got in over her head and into something that she never should have started, but she did, and she's paying the price. >> reporter: mitchell ads mitts
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smuggling hacksaw blades, chisels, a punch tool and a screwdriver to the prisoners, hiding them inside frozen hamburger meat. matt giving her two pills to drug her husband, lyle, on the day of the escape. they referred to lyle as the glitch. the plan, joyce mitchell would pick up the escapees and drive back home where they would kill her husband, but she gets cold feet. and when she doesn't show up, the men escape into the deep rugged woods, launching the three-week manhunt. joyce mitchell, soon under arrest as we track down her husband. >> what do you make of the reports that she was trying to have you killed? >> reporter: lyle mitchell visiting his wife in jail. and why did she do it? "i was caught up in the fantasy," she says. "i enjoyed the attention, the feeling both of them gave me and the thought of a different life." joyce mitchell will be sentenced in september. she faces up to seven years behind bars. her lawyer says she knows she made a horrible mistake. gio benitez, abc news, new york. authorities in texas have released jailhouse video of
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sandra bland, the young, black woman found hanging in her cell. bland can be seen getting her mug shot taken, filling out forms and going in and out of her cell over a three-day period. the footage is intended to dispel rumors that she was dead before arriving at the jail. authorities say such conspiracy theories about bland have led to death threats against county officials. the mother of colorado theater shooter james holmes is expected to take the stand today in an effort to save his life. yesterday his father recounted his childhood with birthday parties, soccer games, family outings. he says it wasn't until 2011 that he began to notice that something was not quite right about his son. jurors are deciding whether holmes should get the death penalty for the 2012 shootings. a florida man has been arrested for what the fbi described as an isis-inspired bomb plot. they say harlem suarez wanted to bury a remote-controlled bomb on a key west beach and detonate it. he also talked about planting bombs in south florida. suarez came under fbi scrutiny
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after he posted pro isis comments on facebook. well, outrage is growing over the death of a beloved african lion hunted down and killed by an american. a dentist from the minneapolis area who reportedly paid $50,000 to strike the deadly blow. here's more from abc's david wright. >> reporter: cecil the lion was the star attraction at zimbabwe's hwange national park until this minnesota dentist came along, looking for that hemingway trophy photo. >> the gentleman was an american called walter james palmer. >> reporter: on july 6th, dr. walter palmer and his guides allegedly poached the lion, shooting him with a bow and arrow. now the hunter is being hunted himself. his dental practice, seen here in this promotional video, shut down, people leaving stuffed animals at the door. his yelp entry, swamped with outrage. "you are a horrible human being," posted one reviewer. another called him a monster. palmer issued a statement -- "i
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had no idea that the lion i took down was a known local favorite," insisting he relied on the expertise of his guides. those guides now facing poaching charges in africa. the dentist, a worldwide outcry. david wright, abc news, new york. well, the coast guard has broadened the search for those two lost boys at sea. the florida boys here. no new clues have turned up since their overturned boat was found sunday, but officials believe it's still possible they could find them alive. we're talking about perry cohen and austin stephanos. haven't been seen since they set out for a fishing trip friday. crews are now also scouring into the waters off georgia and south carolina. some private pilots have also joined the search. firefighters in california battling not just the flames but the searing heat and high winds, too. new fires erupting every day. this one in castro valley. firefighters on the line at every one of them, taking back one foot at a time. abc's matt gutman taking it in
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from the air. >> reporter: that wildfire in castro valley firefighters chasing the fiery periphery, soon engulfed by smoke themselves. across the state, the fires unrelenting. 20 major burns, about 2,000 structures threatened. and on the lines, over 11,000 exhausted firefighters. here at the lowell fire, containment up to 30%, but still an uphill battle. we joined cal fire to survey the so-called air attack from a helicopter. 15 aircraft buzzing the tree tops, dumping water just feet from smoldering trees, then dropping down again and again for new loads of water, all of this showing the scope of a fire like this. and in the 45 minutes that we were in that helicopter, cal fire responded to five new fires in northern california alone. and with that wind that you can probably hear against my mike and the soaring heat here, rough road ahead for firefighters. matt gutman, abc news, grass valley, california. an oklahoma daycare center
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has shut down after allegations that two little boys suffered severe sunburns while in its care. the boys' mother posted these pictures of the children's injuries on facebook. some are so graphic, we can't even show them to you right here. she says her 5 and 7-year-old sons were left outside at a splash park last friday without any sunscreen or shirts. >> they were supposed to take care of them and they did not. and that's the bottom line. >> the boys are being treated at a burn center in texas. the state of oklahoma is investigating that daycare center. the hottest weather this summer has settled in here in the northeast. temperatures in new york will be back in the mid-90s today and higher than that in parts of new jersey. cooling centers have been set up across the area, and people are basically being told not to do anything strenuous outdoors. parts of the northeast can expect more hot weather, dangerous heat indexes and poor air quality today. gusty winds, high temps in california's fire zone. thunderstorms from chicago to the eastern great lakes.
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heavy rain in the southeast. >> triple digits in phoenix and dallas, 90s in portland, memphis, new orleans and new york. 80s in seattle, los angeles and chicago and boston. what was that in boston again? what did i say, 90s or 80s in boston? what was that? >> 88. >> 88 in boston? whoo! even if it was snowing in boston, new england patriots fans would be hot, overheating because their superstar golden boy quarterback tom brady, that four-game deflategate suspension has now been upheld by the nfl. in his ruling yesterday, lead commissioner roger goodell cited the fact that brady told an assistant to destroy his cell phone on or just before the day that brady met with the nfl's investigator. quite a coincidence. brady's agent called the appeal process a sham. the players union says it's ready now for a legal fight. >> the ball is now clearly in tom brady and the union's court as to whether or not they continue this saga and go to federal court. >> well, the nfl made a preemptive strike here. they filed an action in federal
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court against the union, saying the commissioner has the right to hand out suspensions under the current labor agreement with players. patriots report for training camp today. brady is expected to be at there he can participate in preseason and in the camp, but he is going to be out at this point the first four games. >> we'll be watching. to california now. a farmer may just have the right animal for that drought-stricken state, camels. gil riegler is passionate about them. he owns oasis, america's first camel dairy farm. that's right, camel's milk. it's low-fat, naturally homogenized and higher in insulin, protein, vitamin c and iron than cow's milk. >> huh. >> i didn't know that. >> people in other parts of the world -- i did not know that -- have been drinking this for centuries. but, and there's a big but here it's against the law to sell camel's milk in this country. so the oasis farm makes camel's milk lip balm, soaps and lotions instead. have i been using that stuff and don't even know it? >> you could have possibly been in your lip balm, but i think it would be a special package. >> a lip balm. >> but this camel's milk here,
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they say it's closer to human's milk than cows', and it's supposedly good for autistic children. >> oh, wow. >> people with crohn's disease and people with colitis and stomach issues. >> are they trying to get it okayed in this country? >> yes, it sure sounds like it. >> all right. >> would you try it? >> why not? we've got "the skinny" coming up. we've got some major headlines about hollywood remakes, "shaft" and "full house" to tell you about. selling real estate without aggressive agents or slick online advertising. how homes are sold in a world without capitalism. and the airline pilot running out of fuel who was told by the tower crew to wait 20 minutes before landing. yeah, i'm out of fuel, you want me to wait 20 minutes. that ain't happening. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by southern new hampshire university. university.
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the ntsb says human error was to blame for this deadly crash of a virgin galactic spacecraft last october. investigators found that the co-pilot unlocked a braking system early that caused the spacecraft to tear apart. the co-pilot died in the accident. the pilot managed to survive it. virgin galactic has said it hopes to resume test flights later this year with a new aircraft. the faa is trying to sort out who is to blame for a passenger plane nearly running out of gas in midair. >> the pilot with 144 passengers on board had less than five minutes of fuel left when he tried to land and was told the airport was closed. abc's jim avila on this emergency that came next. >> reporter: a rare and serious midair scare. an allegiant airlines md-80 on a flight from las vegas to fargo, north dakota, carrying 150, less than five minutes from falling
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out of the sky as the fuel gauge registers near empty. >> we're circling fargo. we don't have enough fuel to go anywhere else. >> allegiant 426. roger. there will be a window opening in about 20 minutes for a landing. >> yeah, i don't have 20 minutes. >> reporter: an exchange you never want to hear. the pilots had been delayed on takeoff from vegas and arrived after the fargo airport had been closed by a navy blue angels practice that had been planned months before. the air controller directing him to another airport unless he declared an emergency. >> there is grand forks airport which is 70 miles to the north. >> listen, we're at bingo fuel here in probably three to four minutes and i've got to come in and land. >> reporter: bingo is a military term that means running on empty. >> so there were two mistakes here. one, nobody picked up the blues were practicing. and two, they didn't leave themselves enough gas in case there was another problem at
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that airport. >> reporter: emergency declared, the blue angels got out of the way and the plane landed safely, no one hurt, but now the pilots and the airline have lots of questions to answer. jim avila, abc news, washington. >> wow. could you imagine being on that plane? >> well, they probably didn't know what was going on, did they? the passengers didn't know all this was going on. but to think, i've got three or four minutes of fuel. yeah, three or four minutes, i'm going to be in bingo. i don't know what that means. bingo sounds innocuous enough, but we've got a problem. >> oh, boy. >> aye-yi-yi. but how do you not have enough fuel? again, regulations require planes to have enough fuel to get to their destination airport and predesignated diversion airports, plus, plus an additional 45 minutes of flying time. they did not have that, clearly. >> i mean come on. on your car, it has a little yellow light that lights up when you run out of gas. i can imagine a plane, right? >> simple as that. coming up, the olsen twins possibly getting back to their roots on television. also, the latest movie remake starring one bad mother. >> shut your mouth. >> that's it.
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♪ skinny so skinny ♪ topping the "skinny" this morning, more exciting news for "full house" fans. >> yes. we told you yesterday about some casting announcements for the spinoff, "fuller house," and now it's the one everybody's been waiting for.
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>> yeah. previously, it had been reported that mary-kate and ashley olsen would not be involved so they could focus on their fashion careers, but netflix hinting the twins could reprise their role after all. netflix's boss ted sarandos says they're "teetering" whether or not they'll be around. quite a turnaround from the initial no, fans, no, we're not going to do it. >> yeah. now, from 1987 to 1995 the olsens shared the role of michelle tanner the youngest daughter of one of america's favorite tv families. their involvement in the reboot would be a big reunion with john stamos, bob saget and lori loughlin. the 13-episode series will stream on netflix at some point next year. our next story. >> i'm very excited about this. this is like your childhood coming back. i'm trying to think, it's like double stuffed oreos and cornpops. >> yeah, that's what i was thinking, too.
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we'll go to our next story now, while she gets her childhood together. we'll start with a quiz. who's the man that would risk his neck for his brother man? >> shaft! can you dig it? >> yes, isaac hayes. oh, he's loving you right now, isn't he? we're, of course, talking about "shaft," the hit film starring richard roundtree, one of the coolest brothers i've ever met, in the title role. of course, you can't forget the oscar and grammy-winning theme song from hayes. "shaft" a remake now officially in the works. >> new line cinema signed on two writers to work on the script. both writers, their work is familiar to abc's sitcom fans. one created "black-ish" and the other, "the goldbergs." "shaft" was already rebooted in 2000 with samuel l. jackson as the lead, but no word yet who will play the private eye, john shaft, in this latest version. >> that's a big role for somebody. somebody's going to want it. i don't know who could. >> you'd be good. >> i don't know if i could do shaft. i don't know if i could pull off the afro. >> really? i'll bet they get you the afro wig, you'd be fine. >> the wig?
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>> yeah. >> it's got to be natural. how about kate hudson? let's move on to kate hudson. >> okay. >> natural beauty, keeping it all in the family on the set of her latest movie. the actress sharing this video on instagram of a helicopter ride with kurt russell. her caption, "back to work and first time working with my pop." >> the duo working on a film called "deepwater horizon," about the bp oil rig explosion. hudson's biological father is goldie hawn's ex-husband, but she's never hesitated in referring to russell as her father. >> and last month, kate's older brother slammed their biological father leading to a public feud but kate always kept it about russell, thanking him for always being there for her. and finally, a movie with both of them, due out some time next year. finally here, we now have a chance to own an iconic piece of music history, the glove of the gloved one himself, michael jackson. >> one of m.j.'s trademarked sequinned white gloves will go to a fan willing to shell out $20,000 or more for it at an auction tomorrow night. if that's too steep, how about $10,000 for jackson's jacket from the music "bad"? >> one caveat. these are only the starting,
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with k-y ultragel. ♪ ♪ well, after a lifetime of being closed off, cuba once again open for business. and with it, a real estate boom. >> and if you think americans are creative with the way we're selling property the cubans taking it to a whole new level. we're "up all nightline" with abc's nick watt. >> reporter: here in lala land where i live, realtors are actually spending up to $100,000 producing movies to sell mansions. oh, how capitalism has evolved. ♪ meanwhile, in havana, cuba, where i was recently for my travel channel show "watt's world" -- that deal's not going to happen. there's a lot of this now, head-shaking. >> reporter: this is how they do it. >> the whole district, whole havana, they come here to sell
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their houses. they have the sign, you see? >> reporter: yeah? >> they have a sign with pictures of the house. >> reporter: this actually happens every morning on el paseo del prado in old havana ever since raul castro made it legal again for cubans to buy and sell property. >> this is for sale. >> reporter: how much? >> 55. >> reporter: $55,000. >> big marble stairway. this is the style. the house was built in 1930. >> reporter: it's a fixer-upper. >> yep. >> reporter: yep. how did you learn how to do this job? >> watched some films. there's a jennifer lopez film. >> reporter: she has a film. >> she has a film where she's a realtor. >> rich couple gets divorced. they need four houses instead of two. >> reporter: the movie was "parker" and j. lo played an unsuccessful realtor. in america, you would have your own tv show. >> why? >> reporter: because people in america love tv shows about property. >> really? >> reporter: yeah love them. but i see one big problem here. what happens if somebody owned a house before the revolution, the revolution came, they were kicked out of their house.
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somebody buys it now. >> people were not kicked out of their houses. they left. why would they come back after 55 years? >> reporter: because they like cuba? >> but it is no longer their house. >> reporter: brushed aside by a realtor, as she would nonchalantly explain away a minor easement issue. wow, she's good. i'm nick watt for "nightline" in havana, cuba. >> wow. she should get her own show. >> why not? everybody has their own show. >> yeah, i'd watch that. >> but people do. people love those shows about -- what are those? >> fixer-uppers? >> i'm trying to think of some of the names about these shows. >> "love it or list it"? >> what's the one, "million dollar listing," that's the one i'm thinking about. but american citizens, you can't go buy it just yet. it's not okay for you. >> lift the embargo first and then you can. >> a little detail we want to throw in there. >> don't miss our updates on facebook, wnnfans.com. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. insomniacs for two decades. s is abc's "world news
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making news in america this morning, suspension upheld. tom brady will miss a quarter of the season because of deflategate. the super bowl champ accused of a cover-up and destroying a key piece of evidence that could have proven his guilt. new this morning, without warning a large tree comes crashing down landing on a group of children at a camp. the parents watching it all happen. worldwide anger. a dentist admits to hunting down a famous lion. the american now a wanted man. the uproar growing online. his business a target on social media. what he's saying about the backlash this morning. and medical milestone. a team of surgeons changing a young boy's life with a groundbreaking operation giving him two new hands.

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