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>> length of the court. but >> length of the court. with archie. three seconds at midcourt. >> gives it to jenkins. for the championship! villanova. >> and just like that, march madness is over. and the villanova wildcats are the new champions of men's college basketball. they fought back last night from a five-point halftime deficit against north carolina. and with that buzzer-beating shot they claimed their school's second national championship. thousands of students flooded their campus after the game. some small bonfires were lit. there were several injuries and at least three arrests. >> i want to show you some of the morning headlines here. this is a back page for the new york daily news. holy shot. a reaction that many people had. and this paper, the philadelphia
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daily news in the meantime with the thrillanova reaction to it. absolutely amazing last eight seconds of basketball. >> they're calling it the best moment in basketball history. >> in college basketball history no doubt. it was absolutely unbelievable. >> all right. setting the stage. they're just the pre-show to the big show tonight, folks. women's basketball. going to be good. it's going to be good. carry on. >> thank you. >> while we're on this basketball tip, we should say that a new group of the game's best are heading to the hall of fame. shaquille o'neal, allen iverson, among those who will be enshrined in september. also in the class of 2016, yao ming who won championships in china before being an eight-time nba all-star. from the women's game, cheryl swoopes goes to the hall after winning multiple wnba titles and olympic gold medals, as well. the only reason i say that about
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tonight's game, syracuse is not going to win. >> you never know. we love our cinderella stories in basketball. it ain't over till it's over. >> thieves in the pittsburgh area managed to get away with about $1 million in jewels after an attack on two diamond merchants. video outside a convenience store shows four people two of whom appeared to be women running toward the victim's van and running back in the opposite direction carrying suitcases. the victims had just left a jewelry show. and surveillance video shows the robbers taking several items down a flight of stairs. the most valuable item stolen was a motorized scooter donated by hunter pence. it recently sold for $40,000 at an auction. >> switching gears now to a growing problem faced by millions of teenagers on almost a daily basis. cyberbulling. >> many parents would be shocked to find out what their kids have not been telling them.
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t.j. holmes hears from one group of girls what will really happens on their cell phones. >> school bullies don't have to corner their victims in the locker room anymore. >> do kids not give each others wedgies in the hall and behind the school? >> we never have one bully. it's everyone talking behind everyone else's back. >> like most kids their age, these 14 and 15-year-olds from san francisco love their smartphones. >> reporter: who is the worst out of the group? >> this group of teens agreed to tell us how some apps and social media, expose them to an online world of insults. >> how bad does it get? >> at my school, there was a lot of issues to the point where we had to talk to our entire graded. >> what kind of stuff do they say online they wouldn't say to your face? >> physical appearance. >> she says she even quit one messaging app because of harassment. >> i got bullied on it within the first half an hour. and i deleted it the day after because i was crying. >> reporter: a negative comment or two is one thing.
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experts define cyberbulling when someone is hurtful repeatedly and deliberately. in recent years, several teen suicides have been linked to signer bull ying. experts caution it's almost never the sole factor in teen suicide. >> parents don't need to ride in and fix this problem like the cavalry. they do not want parents to solve the problem. they need the tools to solve the problem themselves. >> reporter: one tool is the new google chrome extension called reword. it actions as kinds of a spell check for negative laing letting had the writer think twice what about they're about to send and gives them an opportunity to change it. teenagers are starting to take it upon themselves to police bullies. >> this kind of sympathy almost for the bully now. so you say what is causing you to do this that's not just you attacking the bully. you want to make it better in the long one run. >> t.j. holmes, abc news, new york. when we come back, who got top billing and who got the boot
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on last night's "dancing with the stars." >> can you guess which classic cartoon character is finally finally getting his own feature film? "the skinny" is next. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our did you know that people born from 1945 through 1965 have the highest rates of hepatitis c, but most don't know they're infected? people can live for decades without symptoms, but over time hepatitis c can cause serious health problems. if you were born during these years, the cdc now recommends that you get a blood test for hepatitis c. so talk to your doctor and find out if you have hepatitis c. it could save your life. know more.
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[female narrator] foods rich in folic acid like white bread and leafy greens can help prevent some birth defects before you even know you're pregnant. ♪ skinny, so skinny ♪ skinny, so skinny >> time now for "the skinny." topping our hid lines this morning, "dancing with the stars."
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>> last night the dancer created routines inspired by the most memorable year of their lives. we start with ginger zee, picked 2013 the year she got engaged to her hubby ben aaron who shared her with her son newborn adrian. >> what an emotional moment. and doug flutie choked back tears picking last year when he lost both parents within and hour of each other. waltzing in joy with partner karina to "the rainbow connection." >> paige vanzant and mark ballas stepped inside a makeshift octagon for a paso doble complete with fake elbows and kicks and knees. >> and kim fields threw back to the late '70s fox trotting back into the "facts of life." >> interesting. >> she was on roller skates at one point. isn't it great. >> topping the leaderboard, nyle dimarco is deaf and his partner
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peta murgatroyd with 25 out of 30. >> and booted off the stage was actress mischa barton for not earning enough viewer votes. >> oh, well. >> it's hard. i would not be able to be up there. it takes a little bit of spunk because these aren't dancers. we have to give them a little credit on that. >> it was a beautiful night there, as well. next to the classic cartoon character who is finally speeding his way onto the big screen. >> looney tunes speedy gonzales made his first appearance in 1955 and was voiced by legendary mel blanc. he's been off the air since 1999 over concerns about negative ethnic stereotypes. >> now plans are reportedly in the works at warner bros. to bring him to the big screen in his first feature film to be voiced by mexican filmmaker and actor eugenio derbez. >> i look forward to that. >> stay tuned. >> and also making their comeback, the 1990s boy band back street boys.
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>> they're over and up. and now they're reportedly heading to las vegas for a trial run residency, joining the likes of britney spears and j.lo. >> also said to be in the works, new music and a new world tour. no dates set for the vegas residency. they're hoping to release a single toward the end of the year with the album and tour to follow. >> i'd actually go see them in vegas. >> i know you would. >> i know you would. such judgment. >> no judgment. just a statement of fact. >> thank you. speaking of britney spears, she has reportedly put her thousand oaks california home on the market. >> she bought the house just four years ago. it's now on the market for $8.9 million. it boasts five bedrooms, two offices, a game room, theater, outdoor entertaining spaces and a pool and a hot tub. >> the house is drop dead gorgeous and tastefully finished. if she else is it for the asking price, she stands to make a
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and i enjoy it. feel the difference with k-y ultragel. ♪ ♪ >> that's mrs. trump throwing back to 1993, her most memorable year on last night's "dancing with the stars." >> marla maples says she picked that year for when her daughter tiffany was born. great. >> she did great. >> in the meantime the first mrs. trump is speaking out about her famous ex-and how she's been advising him on his campaign. >> and making very pointed comments about how he really feels about women. here's abc's david wright. >> she was trump's wife for 13 years and she's the mother of three of his children. >> donald always had a great head on his shoulder. i saw the potential.
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>> she's a very nice person. she's a friend. she's a lot of things. >> ivana trump now claims she was the midwife of her ex-husband's political career. >> who is going to pay for the wall? >> telling it the "new york post" as far as back as the 1980s, donald trump was considering a run. reagan or somebody brought him a letter and said you should run for president. >> there is no cease fire in the battle of trump versus trump. >> she now says at couple's messy divorce made that impossible. as she told barbara walters the woman who would eventually become the second mrs. trump approached her out of the blue. >> she said i'm marla and i love your husband. do you? >> yes, what did you say? >> get lost. i love my husband very much. >> she told walters she sued for half the company but settled for $14 million after discovering trump's balance sheet wasn't as big as she thought. >> is donald broke? >> you know, i don't think nobody really knows. >> ivana tells the post she and her ex have long since mended fences. we speak before and after the appearances and he asks me what
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i thought. >> it's not a surprise to me that he would rely on her. no one's known donald as well as ivana has and for as long as she's known him. she's perhaps his oldest dearest friend. >> she also says he's not a misogynist. i don't think he's a feminist. he loves women but not a feminist. >> i hate what's happening to our country. i am angry. >> she claims he's not anti-immigrant either. >> as long as you come here legally, we need immigrants. who is going to vacuum our living rooms and clean up after us?" >> reporter: she had good things to say about the potential first lady. she told the post melania is going to adapt just fine. david wright, abc news, new york. >> very interesting. the wives are speaking especially when he's down significantly with women. >> the third mrs. trump was speaking out, as well. don't miss our updates on facebook at wnnfans.com. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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good morning. i'm reena ninan. >> and i'm kendis gibson. here are some of the top headlines we're following on this tuesday morning on "world news now." >> well, there is growing anger over the so-called panama papers the leaked document that detail secret financial dealings. thousands calling for the prime minister's resignation because of his secret financial dealings. he's not the only one being named. details straight ahead. >> investigators in tennessee searching for clues after a sight seeing an helicopter crashed near great smoky mountains national park. up an five on board were killed. the chopper was destroyed by fire. >> the governors of new york and california have signed laws that will eventually increase the minimum wage in their states to $15 an hour. >> and with a last second three-pointer, you got to see it. >> gives it to jenkins for the
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championship. >> the villanova wildcats beat north carolina last night to become the new champions of the men's college basketball. it's the school's second ever, ever national title. the first came back in 1985. those are some of our top stories on this tuesday, april 5th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." quite a finish there to the game. absolutely incredible. of course, we're going to get to some of that a little bit later. a lot of celebrations near philadelphia. but they're called the panama papers but have worldwide impact. we're going to start with the scandal that is those papers. the biggest financial documents leak in history. they're exposing secret accounts held by rich and powerful people around the world. >> thousands of people in iceland's capital gathered
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yesterday to demand the resignation of their prime minister after his offshore financial dealings were exposed. more on the details from abc's terry moran. >> reporter: it started here, just a nondescript law firm in panama. but the secrets leaked from inside. even edward snowden calling it, "the biggest leak in the history of data journalism." the law firm helped clients set up complex webs of shell corporations and tax shelters. those can be used legally, but -- >> we have a system here that provides cover for every form of wrongdoing you can think of. >> reporter: russian president vladimir putin, he's not named specifically in the documents, but has long-faced accusations of corruption. critics pointing to his $750,000 watch collection and the $1 billion palace allegedly being built for him. among world leaders also named in the so-called panama papers -- the king of saudi arabia, syrian president bashar al assad, the president of argentina, who hosted president obama last month and the prime minister of iceland. watch him as he's confronted here by an interviewer about a company he co-owned with his
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wife, but never disclosed. >> mr. prime minister, what can you tell me about a company called "wimpris"? >> well -- um -- >> reporter: he left the interview without answering. thousands calling for his resignation. the kremlin is calling all of this a cia plot. the law firm is denying any wrongdoing. but this scandal, the panama papers, is just beginning. terry moran, abc news, london. in the race for the white house, the democrats have agreed to debate in new york next week but first, they'll have to get past today's primary in wisconsin where they're embroiled in a tight race. hillary clinton's campaign released a memo calling her over all lead in delegates nearly insurmountable and say bernie sanders's path forward pa lies in overturning the will of the
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voters. his camp says he will have a clear path if he continues to win. >> to the republicans, donald trump and ted cruz expressing confidence about wisconsin. cruz enjoying a double digit lead in the polls and trump hoping to mend fences with women with the help of his wife. here's abc's tom llamas. >> reporter: donald trump refusing to surrender in the battle for wisconsin. >> everybody said, that's the end of trump, it's over for trump. i've been given the last rites, how many times, like, ten? every week, it's the end of trump. >> reporter: but trump's aides privately concede he will probably lose wisconsin, as he now fights another battle. struggling to repair his image with women. >> nobody has greater respect for women than donald trump. nobody. nobody. >> reporter: and again, enlisting his wife, melania. >> so beautiful. >> even his ex-wife ivana talking up trump's respect for women in an interview. but a demeaning comment about immigrants from the former mrs. trump, an immigrant herself, now grabbing more attention. ivana trump saying, "we need immigrants. who is going to vacuum our living rooms and clean up after us?
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americans don't like to do that." trump trying to bounce back after a rough week. from his campaign manager charged with battery to multiple fumbles on abortion, including this latest one -- >> at this moment, the laws are set. and i think we have to leave it that way. >> reporter: trump later clarifying that as president, he would fight to make abortion illegal. but as trump trips, senator ted cruz also facing some tough questions. asked about a "national enquirer" report citing rumors of marital infidelity. >> have you committed an adultery in your marriage? >> i have not. that attack was complete and utter garbage. it was complete lies. >> not going to be any e-mails or texts or videos surfacing? >> it's completely made-up nonsense. it's simply not true. i have always been faithful to my wife. i love my wife. >> reporter: afterward, i spoke with cruz, who has been campaigning with his wife, heidi, and their two daughters. does it bother you, where the
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tone of this campaign has gone, with your girls and your wife here? >> we're not paying attention to it. i think one of the dynamics we've seen more and more is donald trump's angry, screaming, cursing, yelling attacks. people are tuning it out. they've discovered that's the one thing he knows how to do. >> reporter: now, heidi cruz getting a half-hearted apology from donald trump. the billionaire voicing some rare regrets about retweeting this unflattering image of her. >> i could have done without the retweet, et cetera, et cetera, but i think i'm doing okay. >> reporter: and now, trump trying to turn the page, unveiling a new doomsday prediction, this time, about the economy. >> we're going to go into a massive recession. but i also say, if i'm president, that's not going to happen. >> if ted cruz wins here in wisconsin it's going to be incredibly hard for donald trump to win the nomination outright by collecting enough delegates. that would lead to a contested convention and what could be an epic battle on the convention floor. tom llamas, abc news, milwaukee, wisconsin. >> it could be a fun july for all of us. president obama defending nato
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after a white house meeting with nato secretary-general, the president said nato continues to be the cornerstone of u.s. security policy as well as a critical ally in the fight against terrorism. but the president refrained from naming trump and ignored a reporter's question about that candidate. the obama administration is considering whether federal aid to north carolina should be cut off following the passage of that controversial law restricting lgbt protections. the law has drawn criticism from other states and company who's do business in north carolina. among other provisions it requires that students use bathrooms which match their sex at birth. a manhunt is under way in northwest florida for two prison escapees. they were in a private prison transport van when they disappeared. one is wanted for violation of probation for robbery and escape. the other has warrants for larceny charges. well another baseball season is under way.
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that means another sausage run in the books in milwaukee. >> who doesn't like a good sausage run. the annual five-mile relay started at a sausage plant, of course and ended at miller park, the home of the brewers. all five of the sausages ran a leg. >> and for those who have forgotten since we did the story last year, the meat bratwurst, polish sausage, and an italian sausage, a hot dog, and chorizo. they participated in the race during the sixth inning of yesterday's game, as well. >> the hog dog won jack tells us. >> for those who have the hot dog in your fantasy sausage run league, you're in the lead this morning. >> which team does the tofu run. >> ugh. >> the hot dog got off to a better start than the brewers did. >> that's true. that's. >> jacko, thanks for that update. >> that's not not true.
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coming up, the race to sell your home. >> springtime is primetime to get top price. but there are some easy ways to boost the value of your home anytime of the year. and the high school senior who has done something that very few people have ever done. get accepted into every single ivy league school. how did she do it? but first a look at our forecast map. and we'll keep tracking the hot dog race throughout this entire year. >> still going on. >> yeah, absolutely. >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by colonial penn life insurance. ce. rprise! oh my goodness! happy birthday! oh, you. (laughing) this was a wonderful surprise. you know, at our age, not all surprises can be this good. you're not kidding. (female #1) remember peggy's surprise last month when frank died? so sudden; all the funeral expenses. they were not prepared. well, i'm not going to burden my family with my final expenses. -huh? -i called about the colonial penn program this morning. i'm alex trebek.
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it spewed incandescent rock and high into the sky. >> looks like a lot of ash. >> yeah, and ash. more than two miles. scientists say the volcano has just completed another cycle of dome growth and destruction and it has a new inner crater. the volcano is only about 50 miles from mexico city and can sometimes be seen from the capital. >> incredible scenes. here at home, springtime considered the best time of year for families to buy or sell their homes. >> there are a few simple and relatively inexpensive ways to boost the value by thousands of dollars. here's abc's rebecca jarvis. >> reporter: it's peak season for selling your home. nearly half of all home sales happen in the spring. rob and trisha white are working hard to make sure theirs is one of them. >> it's just been a lot of craziness to try to get it prepared for sale. >> reporter: we brought in staging expert cathy hobbs with simple ways to spruce up and sell a home. >> great. come on in. >> reporter: first up -- declutter and depersonalize.
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>> this is the master bedroom? >> yes, it is. >> feels like a baby room. >> reporter: we remove the extra baby items and add new bedding. turning the room from this to this. a clean home can appraise for 10% higher than the exact same messy home. and without remodeling your kitchen, this inexpensive update. i new faucet is an easy way to add value. >> i like this space and it really feels open and airy, but really, really dark. >> reporter: finally, adding color and mirrors turns their space from this to this. an independent real estate agent confirming these simple changes can add at least $10,000 to the value of their home. >> such a transformation! >> it looks amazing. >> you also want to include at least 12 pictures of your home in your online real estate listing and one more tip. the experts tell us if you list on thursday, it will get you the very best shot at selling your
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home for the highest price in the fastest time. rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. thank you. those are good tips. i like the declutter your kitchen tip she said it's a really good way to -- >> she also said spruce up your yard. clear out your garage. coming up, that other time-honored rite of spring. cleaning. > and tips for that house to get it in ship shape condition. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now"
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in case you didn't check, spring i in case you didn't check, spring is here. if you haven't finished or perhaps even starred your spring cleaning, fear not. we've got someone who can help. she's not going to do the cleaning for you, but dana white is here. she dishes out her top cleaning tips to thousands at aslobcomesclean.com. she is here with her expert advice. beyond calling a whole cleaning crew. >> right. >> what do we do. >> i'm all about reality based cleaning and organizing. the reality is, that spring cleaning energy is a real thing. but it doesn't last forever. it kind of disappears quickly sometimes.
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we're going to talk about ways to tackle the mess before the energy disappears. >> before it goes away. okay. >> so first thing just look around your house and think of ways that you can use the things you already have in different ways. okay? so like if you have a spot cleaner he, this is the rug doctor portable spot cleaner, the one i've had for years. i as you tuesday all the time for pet and kid messes. when i start spring cleaning i think okay, i can use it for cleaning upholstery, cleaning my car. decorative pillows. >> all the different attachments you ignored over the years. >> exactly. >> you use it for different parts of the house. >> all kinds i have different things.
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you can rent a rug doctor at your grocery store if you want to tackle the deep cleaning this weekend before the energy leaves you next week when you have to schedule something. >> cool. >> i love cleaning products. but you can clean pretty much your whole bathroom with dish so. >> really? >> yes. get yourself a scrubby sponge with the scrubby surface on it. you probably want a nonscratch one. a lot of bathroom surfaces scratch. >> why dish so? >> i'm telling you it's amazing what you can do with dish so. if you squirt it on and get to scrubbing, you'll be smocked and amazed. >> even the toilet? >> well, no. i guess you could. you could totally squirt it in there and clean the toilet. as far as your surfaces, start at the top, start on the counter, get all that done. my one major tip is if you're going to use these things in the bathroom, label it will bathroom. i use a permanent marker so nobody else. >> you can't use the kitchen one for the bathroom? >> no, you don't want your kids to be extra helpful and use something you've used in the bathroom in the kitchen. i like to make it very, very clear. nobody can misunderstand. >> it won't wipe off. >> exactly. if you have cleaned your bathroom you want to feel like you've cleaned for a really long time. so when you're done, take a little bit of your favorite cleaner, whatever scent makes you think clean, pour it in your toilet bowl.
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toilet brush holder. >> that's a smart idea. >> that's going to give you that scent but also going to give you extra cleaning power when you do a quick scrub of your toilet. if you have kids, you don't want to use cleaning products. you don't want to have them out where they would be accessible to them. spritz dish soap or hand so in there or vinegar or whatever you have. but that gives you an extra little boost right there. >> good job. >> always, always, always ask yourself, could this go in the dish washer? okay. >> yes, still like this. >> not that. this can't go. >> that would be super gross. sorry. but other things can like your toothbrush holder. okay? sometimes these get super nasty. you want to you know, you might need to scrub it. just stick it in your dishwasher if it's dishwasher safe. not everything is. this is like decorative glass aware you have in your kitchen. >> can go in the dish washer. >> if it's dishwasher safe, find a way to stick it in the dishwasher. if you are out of paper towels, don't worry about it you can use newspapers to clean windows or
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you can find that t-shirt that somebody in your family -- >> i always use my old t-shirts. >> maybe you wish somebody would have -- >> what is this about? >> that is about decluttering because there are people who can't even think about cleaning because they need to get rid of the clutter because they can't even find their surfaces. so i'm big on decluttering. that's my specialty. so if you don't know where to start, start with a trash bag. get a black trash bag. i know, right? if you will just go through and look for trash, for broken stuff, things that are obviously they need to go. >> i still have spandex from the '80s that i love. and you know you do, too. don't judge. >> okay, you're right. you can donate those. somebody would really want those. so just go ahead and get rid of trash. that will build momentum and you can declutter more. >> all great tips. >> thank you. >> dana's blog again aslobcomesclean.com.
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♪work, work, work, work, work ♪work, work, work, work, work >> a long island high school senior has a very tough decision to make. >> it's one of those dilemmas most people can only dream about, which ivy league school should i attend. she got accepted into all eight of them. wabc's n.j. burkett has the story. >> reporter: elmont high school's valedictorian has been accepted at every ivy league school but augusta uwamanzu-nna says there are no secrets and no short cuts to academic success. >> i think the main thing that has shaped me as the individual
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i am now is tenacity and persistence. >> augusta is the daughter of nigerian immigrants who instilled in her self-confidence, humility and a respect for education. >> though i was born here in america, i visited nigeria many times and i've seen that my cousins don't have the same opportunities that i have. so i'm definitely whatever i do, i want to make sure that it has an impact in nigeria. >> science is her passion. she was an intel finalist for her research on cement which could help prevent underwater oil rigs from rupturing. michele flattery is her research adviser. >> she knows that you have to work. is she naturally talented? yes but she definitely pursues excellence. >> reporter: augusta, she says, takes constructive criticism constructively. >> i've struggled with numerous
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classes in the past. but i guess what you know allowed me to be successful ultimately in those classes at the end is my persistence and my tenacity. >> she's justifiably proud of her gpa. 101.6. >> what was the lowest grade you ever got. >> i don't want to mention it. >> reporter: she received a invitation to the white house science fair. as for college, she says it's great to have choices but augusta hasn't decided yet. and, of course, she's going to thrive no matter where she goes. n.j. burkett, channel 7, eyewitness news. >> i'm curious what the lowest grade was she got. she didn't want to tell us. it makes me happy to know maybe you can get a bad grade and still make it into the ivy league. >> she did great. >> i hope people fork out scholarship money for her. >> i'm sure she will be fine. my safety school is cornell. but i decided to go to a state school. >> there's nothing wrong with a state school. >> no, absolutely. >> gw. >> gw.
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>> this morning on "world news now," primary push. >> wisconsin voters head to the polls today as hillary clinton hopes to stop bernie sanders from winning yet another state. as ted cruz and donald trump look for the help of female voters in their narrowing republican race. >> a strange start to the spring season. temperatures overnight dipping well below freezing, dangerous conditions for commuters from the midwest to new england. we'll have the latest. a major price hike for popular prescriptions, the shocking study showing increases of over 100%. why pharmaceutical companies are getting away with it. and -- >> to jenkins for the championship! >> it was a super nova finish in houston. villanova beating north carolina in one of the most exciting games ever played. the overnight celebrations as the battle of the brothers comes
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to an epic conclusion on this tuesday, april 5th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> that was a good line. >> super nova, villanova, i like that. >> they lived up to it. >> wow, the final seconds. four seconds left on the clock. they're calling it probably one of the best nba moments in history. that's a pretty big -- ncaa. >> it absolutely was. it lived up to the hype. take a look at the celebrations. this is outside the pavilion there in philadelphia near bryn mar. a lot of people just out there. thousands celebrating. into the wee morning hours. >> i love my cinderella stories. they're great teams. don't get me wrong. but unc was really ahead. dipped down a little bit. i always like it when the underdog kind of wins. >> the fourth seed coming there
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and winning, first time in some 30 years. of course, we're going to have some full coverage of it. >> almost as exciting at women's basketball. >> that's tonight. >> that's tonight. >> that will be fun. almost as exciting. well, okay. thank you. but yeah, of course we're going to get to the other big competition taking place tonight. >> also tonight. >> critical contest in the race for the white house with the front-runners on both sides facing an uphill battle. >> they sure are. hillary clinton locked in a tight match-up with bernie sanders in wisconsin. they're both looking ahead to the next big state, agreeing to debate in brooklyn next week before the new york primary. >> donald trump hoping to bounce back from a difficult week enlisting his wife to deliver a rare scripted speech on his behalf. it's your voice, your vote. we get the latest from abc's megan hughs. >> reporter: donald trump didn't sound like his usual confident self on the stump monday in wisconsin. >> if i think area going to have the delegates but who knows. who knows. >> reporter: polls show the
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republican front runner likely to lose the badger state to to lose the badger state to senator ted cruz. already sounding like the victor. >> donald trump's angry screaming cursing yelling attacks, people are tuning it out. >> reporter: trump floundering in recent days after his campaign manager was charged with battery of a female reporter and after trump's incoherent answers on abortion. >> melania, come. >> reporter: on election eve trump called on his wife melania hoping to close his gaping gender gap with women. >> no matter who you are, a man or a woman, he treats everyone equal. >> reporter: a cruz win in wisconsin will make a contested gop convention far more likely. >> i don't want to get hillary clinton more nervous than she already is. >> reporter: even though hillary clinton has what she now calls a nearly insurmountable lead nationally, bernie sanders is pressing her hard in wisconsin and in her home state of new york. >> i'm absolutely confident i will be the nominee. >> reporter: even with a wisconsin win to beat clinton, sanders would need to take nearly 3/4 of the remaining
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delegates. the latest wisconsin polls so bernie sanders with a slight edge. it's within the margin of error so it's a virtual tie. reena, kendis. >> thanks to megan there. the other major story we're following this morning is the crash of a sight seeing helicopter in tennessee, all five people on board were killed when the chopper went down near the great smoky mountains park. abc's diane macedo is joining us now from the newsroom. >> good morning to you. the faa is launching an investigation into what made this helicopter go down. time lapse videos shows the moment of impact. you can see clear blue skies, then suddenly thick black smoke emerging from the trees. he investigators found no sign of life. >> there's not much life. the helicopter's pretty well consumed in the fire. >> reporter: the victims were on a sight seeing tour, an activity tuft popular are tourists. this isn't the first time it's ended badly.
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in 1996, a copter crashed in a field. six years before that, another into a nearby mountain leaving the pilot with critical injuries. a aviation expert is warning people to be careful as their safety record isn't great. a number of things can go wrong. we'll have to wait to see what the faa say about what it go wrong in this case. >> thank you. we're going to get another update in our next half hour. new details this morning from the investigation into sunday's deadly train accident south of philadelphia. officials say the train was going 106 miles per hour when it you can have a backhoe that was on the same track. the speed limit in the area is 110 miles an hour. the train's engineer applied the emergency brake five seconds before the backhoe was struck killing two workers. today, investigators will be interviewing work crew members who witnessed the accident. from the great lakes to the northeast, it looks and feels as if winter is back. not only are the temperatures
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lower than normal there's snow and ice. more now from abc's rob marciano. >> reporter: spring storms giving millions another taste of winter. heavy snow wreaking havoc in upstate new york. a bus carrying three dozen college students flipping upside down north of albany -- luckily, no life-threatening injuries. but south of rochester, one person killed and 13 taken to the hospital in this accident. >> my heart is broken. i don't know who they are. i'm -- it's just sad. >> reporter: investigators trying to determine if the van driver was distracted. this blast, the second in two days. a massive pileup on i-88 sunday amid whiteout conditions. no fatalities here, but south of boston, two people inside this bmw killed after a rotted tree cracked in the wind. brian easton watched it all happen. >> i ran out to the car and i screamed a couple times, "are you okay?
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are you okay? >> reporter: wind gusts over 60 miles an hour in spots. more than 100,000 losing power. even hardy new englanders have had enough. >> i don't want any more of this. that's where i'm at right now, honestly. >> reporter: and mother nature messing up baseball's opening day. home openers in cleveland and new york, postponed. >> behind this cold air even out of the snow zone, brutal windchills and here in the snow zone, some of these slushy roads will be slick. rob marciano, abc news, framingham, massachusetts. californians are cutting back on water use coming close to meeting goals set by the state. residents used nearly 24% less water between last you know and past february compared to the same months in 2013. governor jerry brown ordered a 25% reduction. this was met in part by watering yards less and taking shorter showers. the state is now in the fifth year of drought despite heavy rain and snow from el nino. in southern california, two homes destroyed by a fire that quickly spread from a recycling home. one additional home and detached
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garages were partially damages. smoke filled the air as crews battled the blaze. >> a rescue from a burning apartment in chattanooga caught on a police officer's body cam. now, police were at the apartment complex on another call when a resident reported smoke inside an apartment. they found a burning pot on stove and a man lying unconscious on a couch who had fallen asleep while cooking. one of the officers pulled that man to safety. >> another milestone stemming from the worst oil disaster in u.s. history six years after the bp oil spill. a judge granted final approval for $20 billion settlement. the money will be paid to the u.s. five states and local governments. but environmental groups are angry that much of it will be tax deductible for bp. the company had already reached a similar settlement with businesses and residents. the offshore explosion killed 11 workers and caused 134 million gallons of oil to spill into the gulf of mexico. parts of the keystone oil
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pipeline shut down. there may be a leak in south dakota. a farmer reported finding oil on the ground. crews are digging down to the pipeline to find the source that have oil. residents wonder why the hi-tech detection systems didn't report the problem. that part of the pipeline will remain shutdown for the rest of the week. all right. as we mentioned at the start of the show, villanova is the new champion of men's college basketball. the wildcats were facing north carolina last night in houston and fell behind trailing by five at halftime. >> but in the second half, villanova got hot. building a lead over their own. the tar heels clawed back into down into the stretch. marcus tied the game at 74. on an incredible three-point shot less than five seconds to play. on the final possession of the play, chris jenkins nailed the championship winning three-pointer as time expired. >> that was a big shot. that's one i'll remember
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forever, especially to do it with this group of guys, this team, i'll remember it forever. >> we should remind you it's villanova's second national title. the first in 1985. thousands of students flooded into the quads on the campus near philadelphia. some lighting small fires. at one line a line of mounted police came through in an attempt to disperse the crowd. what's up with the bonfires after big wins. >> they were excited. everything was calm for the most part. >> they need to burn the place down? why can't you hold your iphone up? >> the funny thing is in philadelphia, they expected the students to climb the pole. so yesterday crews spent the day greasing the light poles. >> you're kidding. is that true. >> true story. >> that's a good detail. >> our powerhouse station was reporting that. still some students made it up to the poles there. >> the villanova fans do have plenty to celebrate as does anyone who picked the wildcats
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in their bracket poll. one girl in indiana picked nova. >> 17-year-old rebecca gentry picked all but three tournament games correctly. she had middle tennessee over michigan state. >> wow. >> and she picked steven f. austin over west virginia. >> who picked them for anything. a woman. >> i just would like to remind all the men watching it was a woman. >> gentry says she's not a sports fan and only filled out her brackets as part of a class project. she also says she's unlikely to fill out a bracket for next year's tournament. >> miss gentry, come on down. you're the next host of sports with reena. >> there she is dancing all the way to the bank. jack, who won? >> congratulations to george in the back. >> george. >> he had villanova. >> we should have had a live cam on george. >> how much did he win? he didn't win because he can't bet. but george, congratulations. you win our accolades.
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>> i'm going to make sure george gets his money. i hope all of you forked up into the pool. >> there's no pool. i don't know what you're talking about. >> coming up later in the mix, a look at how the most famous tar heel is reacting to the game's outcome. >> are you really not allowed to do a pool? >> there's no fan. >> i'm going back to being a fan. >> police on a high speed chase, the dangerous highway maneuvers and how it finally ended. >> and drug prices on rise. the new numbers this morning and why the most popular prescriptions keep going up. i'm rooting for sunni oswego next year. follow us on instagram, abcwnn for our behind the scenes pics. you're watching "world news now." u're watching "world news now."
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>> reporter: new data suggests martin cell little the bad boy of pharmaceuticals who boosted the cost of a drug by 5,000% isn't the only pharmaceutical executive now accuses after hiking prices. what do you say to your critics to people who say you're just being greedy? >> i think they have a fundamental misunderstanding of the way pharmaceutical companies operate. >> reporter: four of the nation's top ten drugs have increased more than 100% since 2011 based on a new reuters analysis. the price hikes show up across a variety of commonly used medicines, even nexium is up 54%. why? >> in the united states, there is nothing to stop a drug company from picking any price they want. >> reporter: when reuters shared its findings with the eight companies that sell the top ten drugs, some of the companies explained they set prices to recoup investments in failed drugs, support new research and pay for clinical trials.
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>> we're going to start this mix" with the ncaa tournament. you remember years ago when michael jordan was put into the basketball hall of fame. there was a photo of him crying. > i remember this one. >> it has taken on a life of its own. of course, he went to the university of north carolina who got beaten last night by villanova. the internet took on that meme of that photo of michael jordan there sitting in the stands there be all weeping. here's another one. take a look. do you remember the young girl with the flute from last year crying over the loss? >> yeah.
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>> now it all came together. now michael jordan during the game, he was on his phone. this is what he was looking at, at himself weeping. >> oh, that is pretty funny into it was a thriller. >> no. >> but in all the wrong way. >> oh. >> look at that jeri curl. >> look at that. coming to america jerry curl curl right there. >> a guy can't cry without being turned into a meme? >> no, it's not socially acceptable. >> it's okay, jordan. you want to cry, you can cry anytime. we want to get next to a canadian couple who have an interesting way of presenting the sex of their new baby they're expecting. take a look at this. >> three, two, one. >> they're pink! >> it's a girl. nope, they didn't have balloons or put a photo on facebook. they did it through fireworks. >> if it was blue, it would have been, if the they were blue, it would have been a boy. pink is for the girl. >> yes, exactly. >> kind of cool. that's a good way to announce it
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to family and friends. going to the dentist is frightening for many kids. a dental clinic in illinois have a beautiful golden retriever. this little therapy dog there, and the 6-year-old golden retriever serves as sort of like a comfort dog for many kids as they go through some of the more painful experiences of childhood there attending the dentist. jo jo is the dog. he was also in sandy hook to give people comfort after the mass shooting there. >> dogs can make a difference. we've seen the number of stories we've done about dogs providing comfort and relief. >> jo jo is doing great. you know i love my vegetables and i love my cake. >> cake, cake. >> a restaurant in japan has come up with a perfect mix of veggies and cake. it's a veggie cake. isn't this cool? so this is from bistro la part marseille. it's a restaurant in nagoya, japan. tofu blended with vegetables for the icing.
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this morning on "world news now," chopper down. a deadly helicopter crash in tennessee. five people on a sightseeing tour are dead. we'll have a full report just ahead. >> in wisconsin, hillary clinton and donald trump hoping that the latest polls in wisconsin are wrong. the critical contest looking to be a major turning point for ted cruz and bernie sanders. >> new this half hour, inflight meltdown. >> a flight attendant pulls an emergency chute making a surprise exit. the strange moments startling passengers once the plane land. and the memorable years playing out on the dance floor. who walked away last night with the highest score and who got the boot on "dancing with the stars." that's ahead in "the skinny."
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it's friday -- actually it's tuesday, april 5th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> somebody's looking forward to friday. >> i'm looking forward to cake by the news desk. >> we'll see. it will be. >> is there going to be cake. >> we'll have some cake for you. reena is saying good-bye to us on friday. >> yeah. >> but lots to get to today. it's been a really, really busy day. you have the ncaa. we have the elections. of course, we're going to start on a tragic end with that sight seeing tour over the great smoky mountains. >> the crash killed all five people on board. witnesses described the horrifying moments as the helicopter caught fire after impact. abc's diane macedo has the latest. >> reena and kendis, good morning. the faa will begin its investigation to what caused
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this crash in tennessee's smoky mountains. the local police chief called it the worst helicopter crash he's seen but it's hardly the first to happen in this area. >> this morning investigators are searching for clues after what looked like a perfect day for flying ended in tragedy. time lapse video shows the crash of the tour helicopter. suddenly a thick plume of black smoke emerging from the trees. first responders is found no sign of life. >> there's not much left. the helicopter's pretty well consumed in the fire. >> reporter: hours later, be crews were still at the screen battling the fire. >> the fire had gone all the way across the top of the mountain up there. the fire departments from around the county have been be fighting that fire trying to get it under control. so it's right now it's a pretty smoky place. >> reporter: the owner of smoky mountain helicopters says the victims were on one of the company's sight seeing tours an activity popular are tourists but not always safe. in 1996, another company's helicopter crash landed in a pigeon forge field.
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six years before, a helicopter crashed into a mountain leaving the pilot with critical injuries. >> when people sign up to fly in these helicopters, it's not the same thing as getting on an airliner to fly across the country. the safety record is not the same. >> reporter: that was aviation consultant steve ganyard. he advises people if you are going to take these tours be sure to get on a helicopter that's well maintained and flown by good pilots. as for today's crash, he says these were idea did weather conditions to fly which often points to mechanical failure. we'll have to wait to hear from the faa to know for sure senator thank you. we're going to turn our focus to politics and votes are heading to the polls in wisconsin poised to deliver a verdict that could reset the race for the white house. >> of a week of setbacks, donald trump is trailing ted cruz in the polls. a big loss today would greatly reduce his chances of clinching the nomination before the gop convention. so he brought out his wife to
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plead his case. >> no matter who you are, a man or a woman, he treats everyone equal. he's a fighter. and if you elect him to be your president, he will fight for you and for our country. >> well, ted cruz says voters are tuning trump out. meanwhile the one thing they do agree on is trying to pressure john kasich to drop out of the race. but kasich mocked trump and said polls show he is the strongest candidate to beat hillary clinton in the general election. >> and speaking of hillary clinton, well, she's hoping to stop bernie sanders' winning streak as he mounts a tough fight in wisconsin. it the clinton camp released a memo highlighting her overall lead in delegates. but a sanders advisor fired back making it clear he plans to stay in the race till the end. the democrats did however agree to a time and place for their next debate. they'll face off in brooklyn april 14th days ahead of the new york primary.
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now the cold temperatures gripping more than a dozen states. police say that the snowy weather was probably a factor in this head-on crash near rochester, new york. a passenger van crossed the center line and hit a car setting off a chain reaction. the driver of the first car killed. sunday 6.5 inches of snow shattered the record for that date. little league in michigan's upper peninsula is being delayed more than a foot of snow there. snow is not unknown in early april but this much is unusual. but no snow days for the kids. can you believe that? >> yeah. interesting. >> it's because school is off all week. >> that's why. good to know. so here's the deal. the national forecast, there's a mix of rain and snow in the upper midwest today. unseasonably cold there. in the northeast, there may be thunderstorms this evening from kansas to illinois. >> temperatures will only reach into the 40s near the great lakes, only the 30s and 40s in the ohio valley. highs in the 80s across the gulf coast and pushing for 90s in the southwest. and speaking of weather, we're getting our first look at
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a killer tornado that ripped through northern illinois a year ago. forecasters had said any tornados would miss this house. the homeowner wasn't that confident. but the house didn't have much of a basement. nowhere to hide. the man taking video survived. his wife did not. look at the power of mother nature there as you see that tornado barreling towards the house. insane. >> incredible. it was a text book emergency procedure but officials say a united airlines flight attendant deployed the evacuation chute after the jet reached the gate in houston and slid down it. it's not known why. all know in the video she appears quite calm as she collects her bag and walks away. plane had to be taken out of service so another could be installed. united says the attendant has been "removed from her flying duties." >> that's a relief. a milestone for workers in
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california and new york. the minimum wage in those states will eventually be $15 an hour. the governors of each state signed bills yesterday. hillary clinton joined new york's governor during the bill signing. the increase will come gradually in both states. each in a slightly different way. the federal minimum wage by contrast is still at $7.25. well, in walmart's defense, both states do begin with ma. >> okay. >> somehow a store the baltimore area was selling t-shirts with the university of maryland logo but an outline of massachusetts. >> well, when this was first pointed out to walmart on twitter, a rep said the state maps look similar. >> that's true. they do. >> they do. >> don't even say that about maryland. and yeah. artistic license was used to accommodate the sports name nicknamed there the terps, of
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course. the twitterverse didn't buy it and walmart has now decided to take the shirts off sale. >> so apparently one of the walmart reps said that the states look kind of similar and then someone replied only when you're drunk. >> that's true. >> yeah, i agree, jack. first the terps lose miserably and then this. >> you guys are terps fans, huh? >> not really. coming up, speaking of terps and then some, march madness spills into april excitement. thousands of villanova students flooded their campus and the neighborhood after they snagged the men's college basketball championship. the buzzer beating shot straight ahead. >> and what is teenagers aren't telling their parents they're telling us about cyberbullying and what's really happening during those chats and texts on their cell phones. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by lysol wipes. telling it us about
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>> length of the court. >> length of the court. with archie. three seconds at midcourt. >> gives it to jenkins. for the championship! villanova. >> and just like that, march madness is over. and the villanova wildcats are the new champions of men's college basketball. they fought back last night from a five-point halftime deficit against north carolina. and with that buzzer-beating shot they claimed their school's second national championship. thousands of students flooded their campus after the game. some small bonfires were lit. there were several injuries and at least three arrests. >> i want to show you some of the morning headlines here. this is a back page for the new york daily news.
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holy shot. a reaction that many people had. and this paper, the philadelphia daily news in the meantime with the thrillanova reaction to it. absolutely amazing last eight seconds of basketball. >> they're calling it the best moment in basketball history. >> in college basketball history no doubt. it was absolutely unbelievable. >> all right. setting the stage. they're just the pre-show to the big show tonight, folks. women's basketball. going to be good. it's going to be good. carry on. >> thank you. >> while we're on this basketball tip, we should say that a new group of the game's best are heading to the hall of fame. shaquille o'neal, allen iverson, among those who will be enshrined in september. also in the class of 2016, yao ming who won championships in china before being an eight-time nba all-star. from the women's game, cheryl swoopes goes to the hall after winning multiple wnba titles and olympic gold medals, as well. the only reason i say that about tonight's game, syracuse is not
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going to win. >> you never know. we love our cinderella stories in basketball. it ain't over till it's over. >> you should trademark that. >> thieves in the pittsburgh area managed to get away with about $1 million in jewels after an attack on two diamond merchants. video outside a convenience store shows four people two of whom appeared to be women running toward the victim's van and running back in the opposite direction carrying suitcases. the victims had just left a jewelry show. and surveillance video shows the robbers taking several items down a flight of stairs. the most valuable item stolen was a motorized scooter donated by hunter pence. it recently sold for $40,000 at an auction. >> switching gears now to a growing problem faced by millions of teenagers on almost a daily basis. cyberbulling. >> many parents would be shocked to find out what their kids have not been telling them.
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t.j. holmes hears from one group of girls what will really happens on their cell phones. >> school bullies don't have to corner their victims in the locker room anymore. >> do kids not give each others wedgies in the hall and behind the school? >> we never have one bully. it's everyone talking behind everyone else's back. >> like most kids their age, these 14 and 15-year-olds from san francisco love their smartphones. >> reporter: who is the worst out of the group? >> this group of teens agreed to tell us how some apps and social media, expose them to an online world of insults. >> how bad does it get? >> at my school, there was a lot of issues to the point where we had to talk to our entire grade. >> what kind of stuff do they say online they wouldn't say to your face? >> physical appearance. >> she says she even quit one messaging app because of harassment. >> i got bullied on it within the first half an hour. and i deleted it the day after
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because i was crying. >> reporter: a negative comment or two is one thing. experts define cyberbulling when someone is hurtful repeatedly and deliberately. in recent years, several teen suicides have been linked to ing cyber bullinging. experts caution it's almost never the sole factor in teen suicide. >> parents don't need to ride in and fix this problem like the cavalry. they do not want parents to solve the problem. they need the tools to solve the problem themselves. >> reporter: one tool is the new google chrome extension called reword. it actions as kinds of a spell check for negative laing letting had the writer think twice what about they're about to send and gives them an opportunity to change it. teenagers are starting to take it upon themselves to police bullies. >> this kind of sympathy almost for the bully now. so you say what is causing you to do this that's not just you attacking the bully. you want to make it better in the long one run. >> t.j. holmes, abc news, new york. when we come back, who got top billing and who got the boot on last night's "dancing with
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the stars." >> can you guess which classic cartoon character is finally finally getting his own feature film? "the skinny" is next. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
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♪ ♪ ♪ skinny, so skinny ♪ skinny, so skinny >> time now for "the skinny." topping our hid lines this morning, "dancing with the
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♪ skinny, so skinny >> time now for "the skinny." topping our hid lines this morning, "dancing with the stars." >> last night the dancer created routines inspired by the most memorable year of their lives. we start with ginger zee, picked 2013 the year she got engaged to her hubby ben aaron who shared her with her son newborn adrian. >> what an emotional moment. and doug flutie choked back tears picking last year when he lost both parents within and hour of each other. waltzing in joy with partner karina to "the rainbow connection." >> paige vanzant and mark ballas stepped inside a makeshift octagon for a paso doble complete with fake elbows and kicks and knees. >> and kim fields threw back to the late '70s fox trotting back into the "facts of life." >> interesting. >> she was on roller skates at one point. isn't it great. >> topping the leaderboard, nyle dimarco is deaf and his partner
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peta murgatroyd with 25 out of 30. >> and booted off the stage was actress mischa barton for not earning enough viewer votes. >> oh, well. >> it's hard. i would not be able to be up there. it takes a little bit of spunk because these aren't dancers. we have to give them a little credit on that. >> it was a beautiful night there, as well. next to the classic cartoon character who is finally speeding his way onto the big screen. >> looney tunes speedy gonzales made his first appearance in 1955 and was voiced by legendary mel blanc. he's been off the air since 1999 over concerns about negative ethnic stereotypes. >> now plans are reportedly in the works at warner bros. to bring him to the big screen in his first feature film to be voiced by mexican filmmaker and actor eugenio derbez. >> i look forward to that. >> stay tuned. >> and also making their
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comeback, the 1990s boy band back street boys. >> they're over and up. and now they're reportedly heading to las vegas for a trial run residency, joining the likes of britney spears and j.lo. >> also said to be in the works, new music and a new world tour. no dates set for the vegas residency. they're hoping to release a single toward the end of the year with the album and tour to follow. >> i'd actually go see them in vegas. >> i know you would. >> i know you would. such judgment. >> no judgment. just a statement of fact. >> thank you. speaking of britney spears, she has reportedly put her thousand oaks california home on the market. >> she bought the house just four years ago. it's now on the market for $8.9 million. it boasts five bedrooms, two offices, a game room, theater, outdoor entertaining spaces and a pool and a hot tub. >> the house is drop dead gorgeous and tastefully finished. if she else is it for the asking price, she stands to make a
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>> who is going to pay for the wall? >> telling it the "new york post" as far as back as the 1980s, donald trump was considering a run. reagan or somebody brought him a letter and said you should run for president. >> there is no cease fire in the battle of trump versus trump. >> she now says at couple's messy divorce made that impossible. as she told barbara walters the woman who would eventually become the second mrs. trump approached her out of the blue. >> she said i'm marla and i love your husband. do you? >> yes, what did you say? >> get lost. i love my husband very much. >> she told walters she sued for half the company but settled for $14 million after discovering trump's balance sheet wasn't as big as she thought. >> is donald broke? >> you know, i don't think nobody really knows. >> ivana tells the post she and her ex have long since mended fences. we speak before and after the appearances and he asks me what
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i thought. >> it's not a surprise to me that he would rely on her. no one's known donald as well as ivana has and for as long as she's known him. she's perhaps his oldest dearest friend. >> she also says he's not a misogynist. i don't think he's a feminist. he loves women but not a feminist. >> i hate what's happening to our country. i am angry. >> she claims he's not anti-immigrant either. >> as long as you come here legally, we need immigrants. who is going to vacuum our living rooms and clean up after us?" she had good things to say about the potential first lady. she told the post melania is going to adapt just fine. david wright, abc news, new york. >> very interesting. the wives are speaking especially when he's down significantly with women. >> the third mrs. trump was speaking out, as well. don't miss our updates on facebook at wnnfans.com. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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making news in america this morning, presidential primary. voters in another key state head to the polls in just hours. how ted cruz could possibly win and derail trump's nomination. and melania trump now coming to her husband's defense. we're live with details. deadly accident. a group of tourists on a sightseeing chopper when it suddenly goes down in a fiery crash. the new safety concerns with these types of helicopters. high-speed drama racing down the highway. police in hot pursuit. the dramatic finish and the young driver under arrest. and super 'nova. a wild finish for the ncaa championship. >> cats win it all. cats win it all. cats win it all. >> yes, they do. the amazing buzzer beater and fa

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