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give them a little taste of the "who wants to be a millionaire" experience, and hopefully give away $1,000. so who wants to come down here and join me and try and win $1,000? how about adam neil? adam neil? [cheers and applause] what's up, adam? how you doing? >> great now. thank-- >> welcome. >> even better now. >> where are you from? >> originally from rockland county, new york. it's the suburbs of new york city. >> well, welcome to "millionaire." it's gonna be very simple. i'm gonna ask you a question. get it right, i'm gonna give you $1,000. ready? >> i'm ready as i'll ever be. >> let's do it. here's your $1,000 question. [dramatic musical flourish] ♪ with over a million living there, many in the liberdade district of sao paulo, what country is home to the most japanese people outside of japan? >> hmm. i usually--my first instinct would be to go with brazil,
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because i know... i feel like i've heard about sao paulo in brazil. but...oh, jeez. i thought that they spelled it differently in brazil than they do... uh, let's see. wow, this is... i was hoping to, like, not get a geography one. [laughs] and i'll go with-- i'll go with b, brazil. final answer. >> ugh... your gut was right. you got it. >> yes! yes! whoo! >> that's right! >> thank you! oh, my god! oh, my god! >> you got it right! [cheers and applause] >> always good ending on a high note. thanks for watching today. congrats to kenneth, as well, who took home a lot of cash. for everyone who's been a part of this one, i'm chris harrison. we'll see you next time. [dramatic music] ♪ closed captioning sponsored by:
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we have a preview ahead in "the skinny." >> can't wait. first, adults behaving badly. the latest embarrassing incident where kids are left wondering what is wrong with parents. and coaches. first a look at today's forecast. >> 82 in atlanta. >> i like that. anchorage still in the 50s. >> 55 in anchorage. not bad i think, right in the. >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by colonial penn life insurance. lonial penn life insurance. nce. surprise! 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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were using their own heavy equipment. while it may look like a video game, it was a serious fight over who would supply concrete for the site. workers also used pellet guns and knifes. okay, guys. >> it's like a battle of the transformers. >> it does. this is a real fight. >> this guy tries to come over and help out. let me in the cab. >> not quite. wow. >> okay. >> very mature. very mature. a fight of a distinctly different sort, this happened at a little league baseball game in florida. >> a lot of people would say this is shameful. the kids just want to play. some of the adults weren't playing nice at all. abc's clayton sandell reports. >> reporter: it's the latest example of a little league game that turns into a major brawl. >> that's what you want? >> reporter: two coaches at this recent cooper city, florida, baseball game, after exchanging heated insults, throw punches while the players watch. it's a common sight almost everywhere.
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the so-called grownups clearing the stands. >> all of it was just total chaos at that point. >> reporter: this man shoving a boy during a wrestling match. a basketball game becomes a screaming match. such an infamous part of youth sports, it's gotten the "south park" treatment. >> oh, not again. >> reporter: while the adults are throwing the punches, experts say it's the kids that could be damaged most. >> you could have a child who really missed out on opportunity for team building and a team experience, who goes on themselves to be an angry parent. i think the most important thing is, don't just be silent about it. you know, when you see things happening, really give your child a chance to talk about it. >> reporter: in florida, no criminal charges were filed, but the league tells police, those two coaches will face a discipline board. clayton sandell, abc news it, denver. >> they need to remember the kids are watching this too. try to lead by example. >> lead by example, indeed. when we come back, the classic sitcom bound for the big screen. and a surprise from oprah.
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stick around. "the skinny" is next. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this f
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♪ skinny, so skinny all right. time now for "the skinny." and we'll start with what looks like new life for "three's company." >> the classic sit-dcom ran for
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eight seasons here on abc starting in 1977. you might remember the theme song. ryan remembers it clearly well. >> make up the words. >> the stars john ritter played jack tripper, the supposedly gay roommate or he pretended to be gay so he could live with them, joyce dewitt and suzanne somers. and new line cinemas is in talks to acquire the rights for the movie. based on the show. word is the film will be based in the 1970s. >> love it. can't wait to see who jack tripper is. the studio is tapping writing partners of "he's not that into you" to write the movie. i can't wait. i love that show. >> do you love the theme song. >> what are the words again. ♪ come on knock at our door, take a step that is new ♪ >> i want you to get to the end. >> three is company two. >> i thought i heard the word opera. >> there was an opa-de-boo in california back then. >> we'll work on that one a
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little bit in carry oweky. next up, we go to oprah winfrey who is changing up her ways when it comes to weight watchers representing the weight loss company since last year. >> she's been doing great. to mark the fact she's lost 30 pounds, she decided to attend a weight watchers meeting in person and she brought a friend and you know what happened. >> this is gayle king who has lost lots of weight. >> i am on weight watchers. i didn't know it was your coach's class. >> your coach doesn't know you're coming? >> the coach knows i'm coming. the rest of the people don't know the i'm coming. hello. let's see what happens. hi. >> needless to say, everyone was pretty excited to see them there. oprah usually does her meetings online but she wanted to come in person this time. she got what's called a bravo for starting a new behavior. bravo to everyone there. >> i always wonder what it's like to be here. you go to get coffee and people are like yeah. i would love that in my life. >> we can start greeting with you a round of applause. >> we go to the grocery store, yea! all right.
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he's here. high fives. >> you should arrive and be like i'm here, everyone. see what happens. >> not much. broadway is on a great one run right now thanks to the wildly successful for shows like "hamilton" and "book of mormon" a new production is working its way to the stage. >> three words, share the musical. it's already written. sources say it will musically take audiences through cher's life as a child as the wife of sonny bono and a solo singer who gains legendary status. >> she brings in life after love. three different actresses will play cher at different points in her life. first draft of the show will be presented to producers today. finally a happy 90th birthday to queen elizabeth ii. she meets some of her subjects ma near windsor castle today. >> mark the occasion this cute photo. the queen with her five great great grandchildren. in particular, interest, you see 2-year-old george there. the future king second from the right.
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>> his little sister, princess charlotte is on the queen's left holding the queen's purse. the daughter of sarah phillips one of the queen's granddaughters, as well. >> so cute. granddaughters, as well. >> so cute. one of the queen's granddaugh r granddaughters, as well. >> so cute.
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designed by zac posen, thanks to google's made with code program. >> we work on textiles prototyping and research and development to find better ways to manufacture e textiles. >> maddy dropped out of parsons to start her own company. >> the crated started out as this fashion tech lap. >> her parents approved only one semester off. that was three years ago. her latest project this lightweight jacket she calls kelvin created with thermochromic fabric. >> you can see it's getting really hot here. that's why the fabric is changing color. >> examples of the future of fashion. following her passion in 2010, emily weiss left her job at vogue to focus on her beauty blog into the gloss. >> i really liked to just have five things. >> her post sharing the beauty secrets of some of the world's most recognizable woman. >> there's a lot of products out there. as a beauty editor myself, i tried a lot of them. >> reporter: inspired by her discoveries she went from
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writing about beauty products to creating her own. launching a direct to consumer line called welcome to. >> we wanted to take the guess work out of beauty by pre-cure rating a really easy to use, universal, and modern range of products. >> reporter: the digital world recently came to life at this new york pop-up shop. >> there's not a one-size fits all shape to beauty anymore. individuality is key. and we have always perpetuated that here. this notion that you should really be proud of who you are every day. snipe i love that. >> i love the hi-tech clothing lines and along the lines of everybody's different, i would like to see the dresses that automatically tailor. you're done >> that would be so amazing. > yes. that jacket that maddy made for men, if she sends it, i will come back and wear it. not kidding. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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good morning. i'm diane macedo. >> i'm ryan smith. here are some of the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." first criminal charges have been filed over flint, michigan's water crisis. three government officials could face jail time for their part in allegedly poisoning the city's water and then trying to cover it up. details ahead. president obama has more meetings in saudi arabia today on the problems of the persian gulf region. yesterday he met with the saudi king over the growing rift between the u.s. and saudi arabia. espn has fired baseball analyst curt schilling over what it calls unacceptable comments about transgender people. the former major league pitcher has gotten into trouble in the past about comments on muslims and hillary clinton. and abolitionist harriet
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tubman will grace the front of america's $20 billowing replacing andrew jackson, the seventh president. it will be designed by 2020, but for fans of jackson, don't worry, he will still be on the back of the $20 bill. those are some of our top stories on this thursday, april 21st. >> announcer: from abc news this is "world news now". we begin with those criminal charges in flint, michigan. three government officials face possible prison time for triggering one of the country's worst public health crisis in recent years. >> they're accused of switching the city's water supply to save money, contaminating the water supply in the process and trying to cover it up. abc's alex perez as the latest. >> reporter: the first criminal charges filed in flint in the wake of crisis that found toxic levels of lead in the water, poisoning a community. >> they failed in their responsibilities to protect the health and safety of families of flint. >> reporter: now facing felony charges, michigan department of environmental quality supervisor stephen busch and engineer
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michael prysby and city of flint water quality supervisor michael glasgow. >> they failed michigan families. indeed, they failed us all. >> reporter: prosecutors allege prysby and busch tampered with lead test results that were reported to the epa. and officials say prysby approved a permit for the flint water plant, knowing it would not provide safe drinking water. both officials pleading not guilty in court. glasgow, authorities say, filed false reports, lying about which homes were tested for lead, so that results would appear to be at safe levels. but his attorney firing back, saying glasgow strongly opposed the transfer of the source of water for flint. the attorney general insisting more charges will come. is the governor ultimately responsible and will he face charges? >> no one's off the table. >> reporter: when asked if he broke the law, governor snyder only saying -- >> i don't believe so. >> reporter: snyder now working to convince the 100,000 people who live here the water is safe again, by pledging to drink flint tap water for 30 days.
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critics call the governor's move a photo op. frustrated residents here say they want justice for all those who have been poisoned. alex perez, abc news, flint, michigan. russia is reportedly beefing up its presence of attack submarines and that is boosting tensions with the u.s. the navy's top commander tells "the new york times" that submarine patrols have increased about 50% this year. the buildup is meant to challenge u.s. and nato dominance under the sea. the ugs will use more ships, planes and subs to keep an eye on the russian submarines. people in ecuador are holding out hope that more survivors will still be found in the quake rubble. damage from the powerful earthquake is expected to now run in the billions of dollars. abc's stephanie ramos has more on the search for survivors. >> reporter: in the devastated town, there are moments of hope. these rescuers may have heard a person calling for help, trapped underneath the debris. >> hola. >> reporter: search teams using
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all resources available to find any survivors sonar equipment, rescue dogs, one dog trained to find people who could be trained to find bodies. both of them picking up a scent. the bathe toll from saturday a's quake now rising above 500. another quake measuring at 6.1, shaking ecuador's coast. tragic loss but also stories of survival. despite the grief, pablo cordova is thankful to be alive. pulled from inside a collapsed hotel after 36 hours beneath the ruins saying he drank his own urine to survive, praying cell phone service would be restored soon so he could make the life saving call to his wife. residents now refugees are reeling from the devastation. these families now camping out in an open field in public tents, frightened that more aftershocks are likely to come. the death toll is likely to rise in ecuador and it may take the country years to recover.
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stephanie ramos, abc news, washington. turning now to politics, donald trump is riding high after his after crushing rivals in new york. trump held rallies in maryland and indiana taking aim at ted cruz and vowing to trounce hillary clinton in the general election. cruz is conceding he cannot win the nomination with primary voting but insists trump can't either. cruz says it's clear they're heading to a contested convention. hillary clinton is also hitting the campaign trail, fresh from her home state victory. clinton held a rally in philadelphia and blasted the gun lobly. and this morning she'll appear in a town hall on "good morning america." clinton can lose every remaining contest and still win the nomination but bernie sanders isn't going anywhere anytime soon. after a brief break in vermont, he's still in the race for the long haul and holding more campaign events in philadelphia. there's more rain in the forecast today for the houston area which has already seen severe flooding this week. officials say it will be at least a month before all roads are open again and the weather
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service has issued a warning about two aging dams. abc's phillip mena is there. >> reporter: houston is a city on edge and under water. we rode along with the harris county sheriff's office to this devastated neighborhood. submerged cars and trucks alongside flooded homes. the current here moving fast. right now, rescue crews are going house to house by boat checking to see if anybody in there is still stranded. more than 2,300 rescues across the region since the floods began, including brian and mario, trapped for days in their home. why did you decide, it's time to go? >> well, we decided it was time to go when we -- >> when we didn't have anymore food, actually. >> yeah, supplies were running low. >> reporter: civilians performing daring rescues, too. >> be careful there, boys. >> put your arm through it. >> reporter: saving these boys when their kayak got caught in a tree. the death toll rising to at least eight. this newly released dash cam video shows the danger. a toll worker rushes into water
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trying to save a woman. she reportedly drove around a barrier and into high water, losing her life. the water here is still rising, and so is the cost. so far, this catastrophic flooding has caused an estimated $5 billion in damage. and more rain is on the way. phillip mena, abc news, houston. and while some babies are delivered by the stork, there's at least one in flood ravaged houston delivered by swan. the birth of her baby imminent, midwife kathy allen rude used inflatable swan you see right there to get to her birthing center. she says on facebook, midwives will do anything to get to a birth appropriately enough, this one was a water birth. >> she's doing her job and getting there on time. whatever works. a new study in the journal of nature is raising a new alarm over climate change complacency among americans. the research shows 80% of the u.s. population has actually benefited from climate change with more pleasant weather than 40 years ago.
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the milder winters have not yet been offset by markedly more uncomfortable summers, but researchers warn left unchecked greenhouse gas emissions by the end of the century will warm temperatures up to oppressive temperatures. a unique solar effort at virginia tech. a table used to power the sun really using the power of the sun to generate electricity for phones, computers and anything that you uses a usb outlet to charge. a fourth year engineering student led the efforts to build this table. >> very cool. >> i could use one of those. >> those new hoverboards they're not new anymore. basically adults try to ride them and fall on the floor, now there's apparently a new use for them. a south florida boat company is selling a kit to turn your board into a cart. you supply the beach cart and steer the cart with your feet just like you would if you were standing on the scooter. >> or could you just buy a cart. but okay. your chances of falling off are somewhat less.
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the company says you can pimp ride with a gps device, lights, a horn. what is this? the hoverboard cart can also toe a cooler in case all that steering makes you thirsty. >> i like that. >> yeah. you don't look very cool riding in it. >> can you imagine commuting to work in that going up? >> going on a date. hey, girl, what's up. >> central park west. what's going on. how you doing? >> you're not winning a lot of friends and influencing people with that thing. >> i kind you have want one of those. >> you want one? >> i think i would be friends with you if i saw you cruising along on that. >> i don't think so. coming up, a fashion forward for earth day. the surprising fact that clothing is one of the earth's biggest sources from waste. we'll show you the trendy looks that keep the planet in mind. and country superstar blake shelton's legal fight given the green light. why he's going after a magazine for millions. but first, let's take a look at today's temperatures. looking great in d.c. in kansas city, too. all over really.
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>> three, two, one. three, two, one -- >> sounds kind of like new year's but that was actually the scene yesterday at denver's civic center counting down to 4:20 p.m. at an event to mark 4/20 day celebrating cannabis culture. in toronto, a massive plume of smoke over the annual rally there. since the canadian government announced plans to regulate the plant's distribution and use. >> wow. well, mcdonald's is testing a bigger big mac and a mini mac. the grand mac has a third pound of beef. >> what could possibly go wrong.
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>> two slices of cheese and a larger bun supply kind you have want one. >> the classic big mac has a fifth a pound and the mac junior on the other hand has only one beef patty which sounds like a quarter pounder. mcdonald's says it will be easier to eat on the go. both getting a tryout in central ohio and north texas. which one would you have? >> if it's the mini mac it's far fewer calories and fat. >> you can eat three of them. >> or you could do that, too. now to the latest on blake shelton. he has scored a victory in his defamation case against the magazine in touch. >> they published a story about shelton entering rehab. a judge rejected the magazine's request to dismiss the case. eva pilgrim has the details. ♪ >> reporter: blake shelton seeing the light in a big victory for the country star. a california judge deciding not to throw out his multimillion bower publish iing defamation
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lawsuit. it ran this many cover in september which the 39-year-old megastar alleges falsely suggests among other things that he is in rehab and that a drinking problem helped destroy his marriage to miranda lambert. >> it's a huge win for blake and his attorney. and it's a very difficult hurdle to get over in the court of california. >> reporter: the judge saying it appears to be undisputed "in touch" ran the headline without believing he had entered rehab citing an the sworn statement of the magazine's editorial director. it most certainly was not my intention to convey in the headline or in the article that mr. shelton had actually entered rehab. ♪ the more i drank, the more i drank ♪ >> reporter: but the publishing giant arguing the grammy nominated singer who has written songs like this one called "the more i drink" citing many tweets where he jokes about it. i'm still so joke i just dialed 911 and shouted help. why is wednesday spelled like that? the magazine also highlighting this red carpet interview with cnn in 2011. >> my heart and soul is you know being a red neck and drinking.
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and being stupid, you know? >> reporter: shelton firing back in a sworn statement, "drinking or comments about drinking is part of my schtick with my fans. part of my act, part of my performance. but in no way indicates i have an actual problem with alcohol." >> there's a big line in the sand between a partying country singer and somebody who needs to go to rehab. >> reporter: eva pilgrim, abc news, new york. >> we should mention abc did reach out to "in touch" regarding the case. they told us no comment. >> a spokesperson for shelton told us "in touch" weekly knowingly ran a false story. he is pleased the judge ruled his lawsuit can move forward. coming up, a unique line of clothing. >> it's all about sustainability, not to mention functionality. we'll hear from the young woman behind it. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. abc
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yeah, lady gaga knows a ♪ yeah, lady gaga knows a thing or two about fashion just like the women you are about to meet. just like you. look at you. >> thank you very much. if you're concerned about fashion and the environmental impact of mass produced clothing, these two women have designed a collection that has sustainability at its heart. something to inspire us all on
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this earth day eve. here's abc's nikki battiste. >> reporter: meet a five-piece echo friendly capsule clothing collection that you can mix and match to make 30 different outfits. what is a capsule? >> the idea of having an ed itted, small wardrobe. normal collections can be like 20, 30 pieces. but a capsule collection is usually under ten pieces. >> vanessa and kara bartlett set out to the combat fast fashions poor quality clothing, environmental pollution, exploited workers and overflowing landfills. a crowd funding campaign on kickstarter tripled their fund-raising goal and vetta was born. >> we know the feeling of a closet filled with clothes and nothing to wear. >> vetta is clothes you love to wear and you can feel good about wearing. >> there's a need for responsible companies caring about people and the environment and the process of making clothing.
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>> reporter: while 97% of clothing is made overseas, these are made right here in america in historic new york factory. the clothing industry is the second largest pollutant in the world. that's why the wash robe is made from eco-friendly materials. >> this one is a tensile fabric, a natural fiber. none of the chemicals or anything that go into making the material are bad for the environment. it's all recycled. we stock tiers which are basically left over from other brands. we give it a new life. >> reporter: most items come in two colors and have sleeves and flexible waist. this duo designed clothes to fit all body types. >> a new mom, which we have a lot in our audience. >> we talked about this being a breast-feeding option. we hadn't thought about that before. >> reporter: the pieces cost anywhere from $79 to $129 or you can buy the entire collections for $450. >> ta-da. >> reporter: my first outfit is
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vetta's two piece dress. how many outfits can you make? >> at least seven. >> reporter: the tunic can be worn as a dress or over pants or shorts. you can also tie it. i love this. this is my favorite. i love this top. >> reporter: this is their blouse which like the tunic can be worn front or back. for yet another look, you can throw on the vest. absolutely love it. perfect for really any woman. maybe it is true that less is, in fact, more. nikki battiste, abc news, new york. >> so what do you think? >> i think my husband would love this idea to take everything in my closet and have ten pieces you can mix and match. we would need less room for real estate. >> just give it to you and say -- darling, this is all you'll ever need. this is your gift for the next 20 years. >> i love the idea they're trying to do this with sustainable materials. a lot of chemicals are dyeing textiles. things like that, so a lot of this could really help. >> i didn't realize 95% of discarded clothing can be recycled. that's pretty cool.
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(colonial penn jingle) ♪ ♪ ♪ by some paper back reading ♪ book about reading is a mystery ♪ ♪ who done it don't matter >> the sleep revolution, huh. >> i know. >> that's an interesting one. >> good one, too. finally this half hour, a family situation we think is okay to call a true demonstration of selfless love. it all starts with a single woman with no children of her own. >> then she gets a phone call that changes her life completely. we have this story from fresno, california. >> reporter: five years ago lacy
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duncan was single in her mid 40s and far from having children of her own. >> you need a piece of pizza? late one night in september, she got the call. >> four little girls, ages 5 to 2 and 1 and i said yes like before she could finish talking. >> reporter: in the next few years her family would grow but also endure separation. the girl's biological mother had another baby and all the kids went back. a month later, laci regained custody. then two years later, the birth mother had a sixth child and the future became uncertain once again. >> their first reaction was but not us. this is like home, right? we can't go anywhere, right? i didn't even realize that was so important to them. >> reporter: lavi finally put those worries to rest and adopted all six girls.
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>> i just really wish that people didn't think that they were bad. it's not their fault that they're in the system. >> reporter: foster kids may come into a family looking for love. >> she will stop in the middle and just say, mom, mom, mom, mom -- i'm like, what? and then she is like, i love you. i'm just like, oh, i love you, too. >> reporter: but laci says they give much more than she thought is she could ever receive. >> they love you and your heart grows and grows more. >> six little cutis. >> to think they could have got stuck in the system, stuck in foster care. her parents also help her out quite a bit. >> she lives with them and says she do it without them. it's a real lofg affair. >> loving mom, loving grandpa. >> that's the news this half hour. >> follow us on facebook at wnnfans.com.
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this morning on "world new this morning on "world news now," the candidates are back on the trail. >> hillary clinton and donald trump getting a big boost from their new york victories but trump is going on the attack. going after ted cruz and blasting the nomination process that he says is rigged. authorities discover a massive tunnel used to transport drugs across the mexican border. we'll take you inside the sophisticated passageway that was apparently carved out by hand. a pitching legend called out curt schilling terminated for comments he made online. the broadcaster given the boot by espn. details ahead. and got some change for a 20? harriet tubman set to replace andrew jackson on the front of the $20 bill. hear the reaction and broadway's role in the big decision on this thursday, april 21st. >> announcer: from abc news,
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this is "world news now." >> good morning, everyone. i'm diane macedo. >> i'm ryan smith in for kendisgibson. and we begin with the front-runners enjoying a victory lap on the campaign trail after their blowout wins in new york. >> donald trump tore into ted cruz and hillary clinton at stops in maryland and indiana and clinton played up her experience at a rally in philadelphia before heading back to new york to take part in a town hall on "good morning america" later this morning. it's your voice, your vote. we get the latest from abc's marci gonzalez. ♪ new york >> reporter: the presidential front-runners celebrating huge victories in their home state. donald trump campaigning in indiana and maryland. >> we had a great night last night. i want to tell you. that was something. >> reporter: after claiming nearly all of the gop's 95 delegates in new york. >> we had a really, really good day in new york yesterday. >> reporter: on the democratic side, hillary clinton winning the empire state by double
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digits. she and husband bill in pennsylvania putting their focus on the next primaries. >> i really want to work as hard as we can together for the next week. >> reporter: clinton's win striking a tough blow to bernie sanders, though sanders vows to stay in the race. >> next week, we will be competing in pennsylvania, connecticut, rhode island, maryland and delaware. and we look forward to winning a number of those states. >> reporter: and despite coming in third behind trump and john kasich in new york, ted cruz insists he's in it for the long haul, too. >> we are definitely headed to. >> reporter: trump is again calling on cruz to drop out of the race. mathematically based on bound delegates trump is now the only candidate with a chance of clinching the nomination before the convention. ryan and diane? >> thanks, marci. if there is a contested convention, the trump campaign is working on strategy to snag the nomination right away. abc news obtained an internal
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memo from the trump camp predicting he will get more than 1400 delegates with the first ballot. meanwhile, some experts believe that trump may not even need to hit the magic number of 1237 delegates to become the nominee before july. they say he technically needs somewhere between 1150 and 1,200 delegates. >> still a lot of math to be done there. meanwhile, president obama is meeting with members of the gulf cooperation council. the focus on regional conflicts including syria and libya. yesterday the president's focus was on the conflicts between the u.s. and the host country, saudi arabia. especially differences over iran, human rights and the best way to fight terror. president obama met privately for two hours with saudi arabia's king solomon. elsewhere in that region, up to 500 refugees and migrants feared dead after their ship capsized off the greek coast earlier this week. among the survivors are 41 men, women and one child. they say their group departed last week from libya on a smaller ship before the smugglers crowded them on to a
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larger boat forcing it to capsize and sink. the survivors spent about three days at sea before being rescued. here at home, the first criminal charges have been filed over the water crisis in flint, michigan. three government officials allegedly tampered with lead test results that were reported to the epa. one of them is accused of approving a permit for a water plant he knew would not provide safe drinking water. they all face potential prison sentences and the prosecutor says he's just getting started. >> these charges are only the beginning. and there will be more to come. that i can guarantee you. they failed michigan families. indeed, they failed us all. i don't care where you live. >> reporter: two of the officials have pleaded not guilty. the third has not yet appeared in court. despite a pledge by michigan's governor to drink tap water for 30 days, the virginia tech researcher who exposed water crisis is still urging residents to continue using bottled water or filtered water.
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it was one of the most notorious crimes in the days following hurricane katrina. new orleans police officers opening fire on civilians on a city bridge killing two. now five former officers have pled guilty in the case and may be given drastically reduced sentences as early as today. they were previously given long sentences for that crime back in 2011, but that case was thrown out because of misconduct on the part of the federal prosecutor. six men arrested during the unrest following the death of freddy gray have sued the baltimore police department. all of the men were eventually cleared of the charges against them. they claim they were beaten, abused and deprived of the right to protest. among those suing is larry lomax was seen on video being pepper sprayed and yanked by the hair before being arrested. more rain in the forecast in the houston area. unfortunately, more flooding. for the first time ever, there's a flood warning for two reservoirs. their dams are two decades beyond their life expectancy. nearby residents have been warned they may need to evacuate.
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thousands of people in the other parts of the metro area already have. thunderstorms are expected over night, at least eight people have died because of the flooding. it's expected a major highway will be underwater for at least a month. the president of ecuador announcing major steps at rebuilding his devastated country. his order that the sales tax be raised and millionaires be subject to a one-time tax. mean while, the death toll from the weekend's powerful quake is nearing 600. abc's linzie janis is in the quake zone. >> reporter: in the devastated town of pedernales, a momentary glimmer of hope. right now, there's a very dramatic scene unfolding. rescuers think they hear someone beneath the rubble. >> hola? >> reporter: rescuers call out to a person they think may be trapped under the rubble. they say they think they heard the sound of a man's voice. also, someone possibly tapping against something that's metal. as daylight breaks -- so, these rescue dogs have just arrived. they're headed towards the rubble.
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one trained to find people who could be trapped. the other to find bodies. both picking up a scent. hours later, the team still at it, using sonar equipment and lifting debris by hand. from the air, the scale of the destruction in this town is staggering. entire city blocks leveled. every single building is damaged or destroyed. residents, now refugees, living in popup tent cities. hello. hola. hola. >> hola. >> reporter: these families now camping out in an open field. afraid of aftershocks. rescuers are still here searching for signs of life. but so far nothing since that glimmer of hope. linzie janis, abc news. >> thank you. well, espn has fired a baseball analyst for inappropriate comments about transgender people. former boston red sox pitcher curt schilling made the comments on facebook while reposting a meme widely seen as
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anti-transgender. this isn't the first time his controversial comments have gotten him in trouble with the sports network. espn like abc is a part of disney. last month, schilling made a comment about the presidential race and last summer schilling was suspended for equating muslims with nazis. a federal appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit by kentucky clerk kim davis. davis had sued the state for requiring her to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. she said issuing those licenses was against her religious beliefs, but the court ruled it did not cause her irreparable harm. tennessee will not become the first state to adopt the bible as its official book. lawmakers failed to get enough votes to override the governor's veto of the controversial bill. the governor said the legislation violates the constitution and trivializes the bible. supporters insist the goal was to honor the bible's historic impact in tennessee and not a state endorsement of religion. >> and thank you, governor
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haslem, for at least reminding us that we're trivializing the word of god. >> we're going to take the vote today that's right in our own eyes. but god knows your motive. >> the measure failed after two hours of spirited debate. six republicans and five democrats who initially voted for the bill did not support the override. a new report from the cdc shows not all-americans are living longer. the report placed life expectancy for women in 2014 at 81.2 years. white women lost about five weeks from their predicted life span compared to 2013. possibly due to an increase in drug overdoses. meanwhile, american men are living an average of 76.4 years. non-hispanic black men gaining five months in life expectancy. >> i'm feeling healthier than ever. little health and politics for you were the topics of the day at the white house for first lady michelle obama. she spoke to the children of executive office workers yesterday marking take our daughters and sons to workday. she gave props to hilary clinton
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calling her a phenomenal woman and impressive but reiterated that she herself has no plans to ever run for president. what she does want to be she told kids is healthy and active. >> i want to be like a 90-year-old lady that's really fly, you know? do you guys have grandparents that are still pretty fly? they still dress like no, uh-huh. >> i like that. the first lady says she will miss speaking to large groups of young people like themselves. but she will appreciate some privacy out of the spotlight. >> how appropriate coming out of the study on life expectancy. she's trying to get that part for women up again. 90. i like that she said 90 and fly. she doesn't just want to live till she's 90. she wants to be fly. >> turning heads at 90 walking down the street. >> we've all seen that grandmother. either your grandmother or your friend's grandmother that never changes, just keeps on ticking and they seem to get more attitude the older they get. i love it.
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>> you're kind of like hmm. wait a second. she's 90. >> they seem to be able to get away with saying about anything. they can insult you and it's totally fine. >> that's what makes you fly. that's what i love. >> once you pass 90, that's one of the things that you can just say and do whatever you want. >> yep. looking forward to that. coming up later in the mix, the new restaurant bringing literal meaning to naked lunch. >> i don't know about that. first, inside a tunnel where millions in drugs crossed from mexico into the u.s. we'll tell you how it was made and if there's any way to stop it. and money matters. the changing face of the $20 bill and other currency tweeks you can expect down the road. check out our behind the scenes pics on instagram abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." scenes pics on instagram abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." abcwnn. you're watching "world news now."
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quite literally out of the blue, this happened on a softball diamond in lynchburg, virginia. that's a dust devil kicking up quite a bit of dirt and delaying a women's college game. the whole thing lasted about 30 seconds. dust devils form when the ground is hot and the air is cool. and still, they're rarely strong enough to do any real damage other than of course, your hair, your makeup, contact lenses, that can get a little tricky. >> incredible sight. it must have been quite a sight in texas. a high speed chase with the stolen goods being tossed from the car. those goods? right there. packages of meat. speeds topped 100 miles hour.
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one of the pursuing officers says his patrol car was hit by steaks and other packages. maybe brisket. he says that's a first. suspect was eventually pulled over and was arrested. and everybody had a good meal. >> i think i would have hung out with a grill and tried to catch some of them. right? >> wasting perfectly good meat there. >> well done. well done, jack. you never want to waste a good steak. >> no, no. all right. time now for the 13th time in the last decade authorities have discovered a sophisticated tunnel used to smuggle drugs from mexico into the united states. seems we keep finding these. >> the newly discovered passageway is said to be unusually narrow but plenty of features designed to keep narcotics on the move. abc's matt gutman has the details. >> reporter: above ground, this is a tiny tijuana villa. beneath it, a mammoth secret. a drug tunnel, officials say, was over eight football fields long. >> we believe this so be the longest tunnel that we've discovered in this district to date.
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>> reporter: hacked out mostly by hand, but with lights, ventilation and this freight elevator capable of holding up to ten people. the tunnel stretching from tijuana to the border fence, and then another 500 yards to a nondescript lot near san diego. ending up as a three-foot wide hole covered by a giant dumpster. inside, 2,000 pounds of cocaine. the largest ever coke seizure from a tunnel into california. plus, 14,000 pounds of marijuana. we recently embedded with a border protection tunnel team. you do a 4,000-pound load of marijuana, you sell it, does that pay for the tunnel? >> i'm sure that pays for the tunnel easily. >> reporter: in order to dig that tunnel, 900 feet in that direction, they had to remove hundreds of tons of dirt, and yet the neighbors say they saw nothing and heard nothing. officials say there are likely many others just like it. matt gutman, abc news, los angeles. coming up in our next half hour, another example of coaches behaving badly.
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some heated insults, fists even start flying right in front of the kids they're coaching. see how this ball game brawl ended. first, the big announcement about america's money. big changes to the 20 and other bills. stay with us. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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going to look different or a lot different than it does right now. abc's brandi hitt reports. >> reporter: good-bye andrew jackson, hello harriet tubman. the face of the historic african-american abolitionist will grace the front of a $20 bill. >> not only did she lead many people out of slavery through the underground railroad, she worked for our army helping them as a spy. >> reporter: the move comes after the treasury first announced plans to replace alexander hamilton on the $10 last summer. possibly with eleanor roosevelt, rosa parks or susan anthony. but there was backlash. the new broadway hit show "hamilton" just won a pulitzer prize. the cast even performing at the white house. ♪ just to send him to the mainland ♪ >> it was time for the $10 to be updated. everybody was fine with it until there was a musical on broadway. who knows by the time the new $20 bill comes out, maybe
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broadway will have produced something making andrew jackson seem like a good guy. hard to imagine but possible. >> reporter: jackson the seventh u.s. president forced native americans out of the south on the infamous trail of tears. a slave owner now replaced by a former slave on one of the most used bills. the new bill with tubman's image is expected in 2020, the anniversary of the women's suffrage movement. the treasury is adding women's suffrage leaders to the back of the $10 bill. diane and ryan? >> i went looking in my wallet for like a prop to pull out some $20 bills how sad is this. absolutely -- a coat check ticket. >> i think you left your coat behind. >> a coat check ticket i couldn't find. >> there you go. >> hey. >> you know what, i think it's a great move. it's a great change. i think a lot of people are happy about it. >> we know what the capitol
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♪ time now for "the mix." and you know, we always talk about having your cake and eating it, too. now apparently there's a london restaurant that would allow you to do both naked. that's right. the pop-up restaurant in london that allows people to eat in the nude. it's called bunyadi. it opens this june and it will have edible cutlery, grilled meats all cooked on a wood fire served on a handmade clay crockery. needed to say that carefully. we also have clothed and unclothed sections. you can eat with your clothes on. as you can see, not a lot of division between the sections. >> i can see through the bamboo at the other nude people. >> here's the tricky part for me. the restaurant will be lit by candle light which i realize may be more flattering. allow people to feel more confident. doesn't that seem like a dangerous combination.
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>> i totally does. >> an accidental candle spill, hot wax flying everywhere seems like a bad combination bamboo and candles. >> i hope they don't serve soup. they'll have changing rooms. if you want to come in, you can be all naked. you can put your clothes on, go back outside, pretend nothing happened. >> i feel like nudist things are never what you think they are. you think nude restaurant. yeah. then you go, you're like wait a second. >> i don't think i wanted to see that. >> watch out of the hot coffee. >> watch out for the hot coffee is right, jack. and no photographer allowed. i wonder how they'll enforce that. >> exactly. okay. coming from that, how about lemurs? take a look at these lemurs. i actually love this. look at these little kids scratching his back. watch the lemur. what's wrong with you kids? get back to work. get back to work. okay. sorry mr. lemur. so this is a lemur. we don't know where he's from. but this is going viral online. just watch. the kids keep scratching. and basically, the lemur is like this is great.
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kids, what did i say, get back to work. you can just watch this for hours. >> you are very good at narrating a lemur. >> that's how lemurs talk. >> if this whole news thing doesn't work out for you, you have a future in voiceover. >> lemurs are aggressive. so you have two boys at home. was it tough coming up with their names? >> no. one i came up with on the way to the hospital. it popped in my head. when i got to the hospital, i said how about cole. and my wife was completely out of it and she said, yeah. that's his name. >> she was out cold and went with it. >> yeah. >> now there's a company that can help. there's an app for that should you need help. people are paying $29,000 to get their baby named. apparently the company makes sure it isn't trademarked, make sure it doesn't have an aggravating past, whatever that means, and that it matches your family background. >> that's ridiculous. >> $29,000 to name your baby. >> that is ridiculous. got one more. take a look at this picture. there's an artist who is putting a gold fully gold toilet in the
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this morning on "world news now," criminal charges stemming from the flint water crisis. the government officials hit with the felony counts for their roles in allegedly covering up the appalling public health disaster. playing politics. donald trump shifting tones the day after his big win and going right after hillary clinton and ted cruz. plus, why he's still railing against the rnc. the latest just ahead. and new this half hour, teaching aide arrested for assaulting a student. we'll show you the incident caught on camera, showing the school employee roughing up a teenager and shouting. hear what school officials are now saying about it. and a surprise celebration at a weight watchers meeting. oprah stops by after losing 30 pounds from the program she now in part owns. hear how you can have your bread and eat it too in "the skinny" on then thursday, april 21st.
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>> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> i love bread. you love bread. everybody gets bread. >> and a new car. >> good morning. i'm ryan smith. >> i'm diane macedo. talking about oprah's big weight loss. we'll have more on that coming up. but to serious news now. we begin with the latest on the water crisis in flint, michigan. >> the first criminal charges filed against three government officials who face potential jail time for the city's lead contamination that's potentially harmed tens of thousands of residents. >> and the prosecutor says he is just getting started. stephanie ramos has the latest. >> reporter: the first wave of charges now filed in the flint water crisis. >> so many things went so the terribly wrong and tragically wrong in flint. >> reporter: michigan attorney general announcing three officials are charged with felonies including official misconduct and evidence tampering. two state environmental regulators were arraigned in court, facing up to five years in prison.
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>> they failed in their responsibilities to protect the health and safety of families in flint. >> reporter: flint's drinking water became contaminated when the city switched to using the flint river for its water source for more than a year. attorney general alleges they knowingly lied on certain tests on homes before the transition leaving 100,000 residents exposed for months to the potentially hazardous levels of lead. >> these are charges and we need to let due process work. >> reporter: michigan governor rick snyder believes the water is clean again and plans on drinking the water for a month. >> he wants us all to start using waters in the filters again. >> reporter: the governor stopping by this home filling up gallons of tap water to take home for him and his wife to drink. investigators say it doesn't end here. for them, it is personal. >> it really hurts when i have friends, personal close friends.
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they live here. >> reporter: before the charges were announced, more than 20 senate democrats called for massive new investments in water infrastructure systems because of concerns over lead contamination across the country. diane and ryan, they also said the water crisis in flint was a wakeup call. >> a wakeup call, indeed. thank you, stephanie. at least eight people have drowned in the severe flooding this week in the houston area. roads are underwater and closed to traffic. most of the eight fatalities ignored signs and barriers. video shows one driver squeezing around a highway truck and frantically signaling for help with her cell phone. a highway worker in the truck tried twice to reach her. >> at that of point, i've got three boys of my own and a family and i had to see what i could do to save myself. >> the 25-year-old college student drowned. more flooding is likely. there are thunderstorms overnight and the reservoirs behind two aging dams are nearing capacity.
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the standoff between the white house and congress over money to fight the zika virus appears to be easing. democrats say top republicans have agreed to partially fund the president's request. he wants $1.9 billion. the current measure would provide $1.1 billion. it could come up for a vote later today before a committee. meanwhile, some residents in the florida keys are protesting a plan to release genetically modified mosquitos to battle the virus. republicans and democrats continue to battle as well over whether planned parenthood sold fetal tissue for profit. house republicans released documents they say may point to businesses profiting from the sale of tissue for research. democrats say the documents show no direct evidence of profit. turning now to the race for the white house and to hillary clinton just hours away from taking questions from voters in a town hall on "good morning america." after her decisive victory in new york, clinton is looking ahead to next week's contests in five states including pennsylvania.
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she appeared at an event in philadelphia with a former attorney general eric holder turning her attention to gun control. >> we're not interested in taking away guns of lawful responsible gun owners. but we have got to do more and it cuts across every community. we have got to do more to save more lives. >> reporter: bernie sanders is holding several campaign events in pennsylvania after spending the day in vermont recharging from his crushing defeat. his campaign is making it clear he has no plans of switching parties again. they say sanders, a former independent, will now be a democrat for life. on the republican side, donald trump hit the ground running following his new york landslide. after a fairly subdued victory speech, trump was back in usual form delighting supporters with name calling and one-line zingers. more from abc's david wright. >> reporter: basking in his biggest win yet, today
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donald trump rallied indiana voters with all his greatest hits. >> lyin' ted cruz, lyin' ted. i call her crooked hillary. i can tell you, this is a crooked system. i love running against crooked hillary. hillary, you're fired! >> reporter: in new york, a glimpse of something different -- >> senator cruz is just about mathematically eliminated. >> reporter: did you hear that? he actually called him senator cruz. the consummate dealmaker changing his sales pitch to close the deal. the tone, more presidential. trying to make the case that a trump nomination is now inevitable. trump tweeted, "ted cruz is mathematically out of winning the race. now all he can do is be a spoiler. never a nice thing to do." >> reporter: but cruz is pressing onto the convention. >> we are definitely headed to cleveland. >> reporter: and his tone certainly hasn't changed. >> upon winning his home state, donald, with a characteristic display of humility declared this race is over. manhattan has spoken.
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>> reporter: and ted cruz is demanding more debates with donald trump. trump tells "the new york times" his campaign is evolving. his team is now predicting they'll win the first vote at the convention with 1,400 delegates, more than he needs. but in order to do that, trump needs to find a way to win over wary voters and delegates. david wright, abc news, indianapolis. a teacher aide at a high school in milwaukee has been arrested after he pushed a student and held him to the floor of a classroom by the throat. cell phone video shows the 39-year-old holding the 14-year-old student down shouting expletives at him. a school official says the aide faces disciplinary action and could be fired. the student was treated at a nearby hospital for minor injuries. and in georgia, surveillance video shows a terrifying armed robbery inside a t-mobile store. three armed gunmen held five employees and six customers at gunpoint. you see them there, including a
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father and his two young children. no one was hurt, thankfully. police believe the three suspects are responsible for at least three other area robberies. crimestoppers is offering a $5,000 reward for their arrest and conviction. and we have breaking news this morning in the world of professional wrestling. wwe legend and adult film star chyna whose real name was joanie laurer has been found dead in her redondo beach, california, home. she was 45 years old. there is no word on the cause of death. her manager reportedly says foul play is not suspected. and that she died peacefully. a major agreement expected to be announced today to compensate volkswagen owners whose cars were involved in an emissions scandal. under terms of the deal, vw has reported by agreed to buy back some of the 600,000 diesel cars rigged to cheat emissions tests. individual owners could be offered $5,000 in compensation plus having their cars modified free of charge.
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final details still being sorted out ahead of today's hearing before a federal judge in san francisco. and shares of mitsubishi are expected to hit record lows after that company admitted to manipulating fuel data on about 600,000 vehicles as well. the cars were sold only in japan. and here at home, the woman who bravely took on slavery is taking over the $20 bill. slavery abolitionist and civil war union spy harriet tubman will knock the seventh president and former slave holder andrew jackson off the 20. tubman is credited with helping hundreds of slaves escape to freedom from the south through the underground railroad. the new bills will be designed by 2020. the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage. drivers in new mexico are seeing double, literally. >> that's right. the state contractor's mistake is responsible for this -- check this out. duplicates of road signs. at least 44 of them along state road north of santa fe. the state and the county blame each other for the mistake. >> either way, the duplicates
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obviously should never have been left in place. the state eventually admitting it was one of their contractor who made the mistake. workers are now in the process of taking the old signs down. not only do they waste resources creating the signs and putting them up. now more resources just to take them down. >> who was the guy that went to each site and said i keep putting up two of the same sign. i guess it's what i'm supposed to do. let's keep going. another one, john. >> just exactly six inches behind the other one. you can't even see it. >> you could tell, that's what the paperwork said. this is the paperwork. like when you get your car fixed. that's what it says. but cars don't have five wheels. >> tax money at its best. >> exactly. coming up, we go from seeing double to three's company. ♪ have a knock on your door, we've been waiting for you ♪ i'll leave it at that. the plans for a movie version of the iconic television classic "three's company."
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game, it was a serious fight over who would supply concrete for the site. workers also used pellet guns and knifes. okay, guys. >> it's like a battle of the transformers. >> it does. this is a real fight. >> this guy tries to come over and help out. let me in the cab. >> not quite. wow. >> okay. >> very mature. very mature. a fight of a distinctly different sort, this happened at a little league baseball game in florida. >> a lot of people would say this is shameful. the kids just want to play. some of the adults weren't playing nice at all. abc's clayton sandell reports. >> reporter: it's the latest example of a little league game that turns into a major brawl. >> that's what you want? >> reporter: two coaches at this recent cooper city, florida, baseball game, after exchanging heated insults, throw punches while the players watch. it's a common sight almost everywhere. the so-called grownups clearing
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the stands. >> all of it was just total chaos at that point. >> reporter: this man shoving a boy during a wrestling match. a basketball game becomes a screaming match. such an infamous part of youth sports, it's gotten the "south park" treatment. >> oh, not again. >> reporter: while the adults are throwing the punches, experts say it's the kids that could be damaged most. >> you could have a child who really missed out on opportunity for team building and a team experience, who goes on themselves to be an angry parent. i think the most important thing is, don't just be silent about it. you know, when you see things happening, really give your child a chance to talk about it. >> reporter: in florida, no criminal charges were filed, but the league tells police, those two coaches will face a discipline board. clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> they need to remember the kids are watching this too. try to lead by example. >> lead by example, indeed. when we come back, the classic sitcom bound for the big screen. and a surprise from oprah. stick around. "the skinny" is next. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our
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♪ skinny, so skinny all right. time now for "the skinny." and we'll start with what looks like new life for "three's company." >> the classic sit-com ran for
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eight seasons here on abc starting in 1977. you might remember the theme song. ryan remembers it clearly well. >> make up the words. >> the stars john ritter played jack tripper, the supposedly gay roommate or he pretended to be gay so he could live with them, his roommates, of course, were joyce dewitt and suzanne somers. and new line cinemas is in talks to acquire the rights for the movie. based on the show. word is the film will be based in the 1970s. >> love it. can't wait to see who jack tripper is. the studio is tapping writing partners of "he's not that into you" to write the movie. no word yet on when it will be in theaters, but i can't wait. i love that show. >> do you love the theme song. >> oh, yeah. >> what are the words again. ♪ come on knock at our door, take a step that is new ♪ >> i want you to get to the end. ♪ three is company, too >> i thought i heard the word opera. >> there was an opa-de-boo in california back then. >> we'll work on that one a little bit. next up, we go to oprah
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winfrey who is changing up her ways when it comes to weight watchers representing the weight loss company since last year. >> she's been doing great. to mark the fact she's lost 30 pounds, she decided to attend a weight watchers meeting in person and she brought a friend and you know what happened. >> this is gayle king who has lost lots of weight. >> i am on weight watchers. i didn't know it was your coach's class. >> your coach doesn't know you're coming? >> the coach knows i'm coming. the rest of the people don't know the i'm coming. hello. let's see what happens. hi. >> needless to say, everyone was pretty excited to see them there. oprah usually does her meetings online but she wanted to come in person this time. she got what's called a bravo for starting a new behavior. bravo to everyone there. >> i always wonder what it's like to be her. you go to get coffee and people are like yeah. i would love that in my life.
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>> we can start greeting with you a round of applause. >> we go to the grocery store, yea! all right. he's here. high fives. >> you should arrive and be like i'm here, everyone. see what happens. >> not much. broadway is on a great one run right now thanks to the wildly successful for shows like "hamilton" and "book of mormon" now comes word of a new production working its way to the stage. >> three words, share the musical. it's already written. sources say it will musically take audiences through cher's life as a child as the wife of sonny bono and a solo singer who gains legendary status. >> she believes in love after love. three different actresses will play cher at different points in her life. first draft of the show will be presented to producers today. finally a happy 90th birthday to queen elizabeth ii. she meets some of her subjects -- she meets near windsor castle today. >> mark the occasion this cute photo. the queen with her five great great grandchildren. in particular, interest, you see 2-year-old george there. the future king second from the
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right. >> his little sister, princess charlotte is on the queen's left holding the queen's purse. the daughter of sarah phillips one of the queen's granddaughters, as well. >> so cute. granddaughters, as well. >> so cute. one of the queen's granddaugh r granddaughters, as well. >> so cute.
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designed by zac posen, thanks to google's made with code program. >> we work on textiles prototyping and research and development to find better ways to manufacture e textiles. >> maddy dropped out of parsons to start her own company. >> the crated started out as this fashion tech lap. >> her parents approved only one semester off. that was three years ago. her latest project this lightweight jacket she calls kelvin created with thermochromic fabric. >> you can see it's getting really hot here. that's why the fabric is changing color. >> illuminating examples of the future of fashion. following her passion in 2010, emily weiss left her job at vogue to focus on her beauty blog into the gloss. >> i really liked to just have five things. >> her post sharing the beauty secrets of some of the world's most recognizable woman. >> there's a lot of products out there. as a beauty editor myself, i tried a lot of them. >> reporter: inspired by her
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discovering in 2014 emily went from writing about beauty products to launching her own -- launching a direct to consumer line called welcome to. >> we wanted to take the guess work out of beauty by pre-curating a really easy to use, universal, and modern range of products. >> reporter: the digital world recently came to life at this new york pop-up shop. >> there's not a one-size fits all shape to beauty anymore. individuality is key. and we have always perpetuated that here. this notion that you should really be proud of who you are every day. >> i love that. >> i love the hi-tech clothing lines and along the lines of everybody's different, i would like to see the dresses that automatically tailor. you're done >> that would be so amazing. >> wouldn't that be great? > yes. that jacket that maddy made for men, if she sends it, i will come back and wear it. not kidding. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. s "world news now," informing
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making news in america this morning, hillary clinton and donald trump regain the momentum but can they lock it up with the next big test less than a week away. we're live with the latest. breaking overnight, a wrestling legend found dead. the tributes pouring in for chyna as the investigation gets under way. and texas faces new concerns as aging dams holding back walls of water are deemed extremely high risk. plus, a home on the brink of falling right into a swollen river. and happy birthday, your majesty, the queen of england turned 90 pictured proudly in a new photo with the youngest members of the royal family. good thursday morning.

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