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making news in america this morning, breaking overnight, a tornado emergency across a wide stretch of the middle of the country. one twister has been declared catastrophic leaving widespread damage and the tornado threat isn't over yet. also breaking this morning, concert chaos. a performance by rapper t.i. preempted by deadly gunfire. witnesses calling it a panic after those shots were fired. hillary clinton has her first response to a report about her use of a private e-mail server. donald trump is also wasting no time trying to use that report against her. we're live in washington with the details. and one high school erdem straighting quite a talent on stage in front of his classmates. just wait till you see what happens next.
a good thursday morning. we begin with breaking news. extreme weather is pounding the plains again this morning. >> violent storms pack full of wind, rain and hail and that, tornado, taking aim at 35 million americans. this tornado last night you see there in kansas measuring about half a mile across at time. >> it touched down about a mile outside the small town of solomon damaging or destroying at least 20 homes and you can hear the tense moments in these recordings just in between authorities and the area. >> 2700 and fair road is completely destroyed. family is all accounted for now. >> trooper out at south of highway 18 with several houses that have been leveled. >> get all of those trucks out of that staying and get them out of there. >> late last night storm chasers caught this twister outside oklahoma city. so far there have been no reports of any injuries but at least 30 tornadoes have now hit the area in just the last day. >> accuweather's justin povick
joins us now with the forecast including a look ahead to the all important holiday weekend. justin, good morning. >> kendis, diane, thanks, good morning to you as well. tracking additional severe weather over the nation's heartland south into texas later this afternoon and this has the potential to produce widespread swaths of destructive winds, large hail to the size of baseballs and violent tornadoes. again, this is going to be running all the way from des moines, iowa, south into southern portions of texas. the northeast not dealing with severe weather, but it's definitely worth noting it's going to be very warm, it's going to be very humid and this type of air mass will continue throughout the rest of this week and believe it or not heading in toward the upcoming weekend as well. so it's going to be into the 80s but it's probably going to feel more like it's 90 degrees plus. kendis, diane, back to you. >> justin povick at accuweather, thank you. breaking news from right here in new york city where deadly violence has broken out at a popular concert venue. a 33-year-old man was shot to
death backstage before rapper t.i. was scheduled to perform. three others were injured. video captured the chaos there at irving plaza as concertgoers rush toward the doors after shots were fired. >> i heard gunshot, boom, then i fell on the floor and i knew something was going to happen. i'm like everybody was having a good time until everybody started running. >> panic? >> yeah, there was panic. >> witnesses tell "the new york daily news" it started as an argument in the green room between two rival rap crews, the gunman and victims all had access to that vip area backstage. turning to politics, hillary clinton is trying to dismiss a damping report. >> it says she and her team broke federal standards and possibly put sensitive material at risk. clinton says it won't affect her presidency but donald trump seizing on the controversy during a late night appearance
with jimmy kimmel. the latest from abc's stephanie ramos who is following those new developments. good morning, stephanie. >> reporter: kendis and diane, good morning. hillary clinton is having to defend her e-mail use once again after that critical report from the state department. as her rivals donald trump and bernie sanders campaign out west. on the campaign trail, dtagging along with hillary clinton is the controversy that dogged her campaign from the start. her use of a private e-mail server while she was secretary of state. >> well, there may be reports that come out but nothing has changed. >> reporter: clinton and her team slammed in a state department inspector general report that said her e-mail setup disregarded federal standards and could have made sensitive material vulnerable to hackers. to that clinton has said the private server was never hacked but the state department investigation did uncover an attempt. >> it's the same story, just like previous secretaries of state i used a personal e-mail, many people did. it was not at all unprecedented.
>> reporter: the new report confirming that another secretary of state also used private e-mail accounts. donald trump at the root of these chaotic demonstrations in anaheim, california, just a day after violent protests in new mexico making an appearance on "jimmy kimmel live" reverting back to her nickname. >> i came up with crooked hillary. you know what is going on. she's very crooked. >> reporter: as for bernie sanders, getting an invite from trump. >> i debated him, we would have such high ratings. >> reporter: it didn't take long for bernie sanders to stopped to that challenge taking to twitter writing game on. adding, he looks forward to debating donald trump in california before the june 7th primary. kendis and diane, back to you. > i'm sure a lot of people would like to see that. stephanie ramos with us this morning in washington. thank you. house speaker paul ryan by the way is still not ready to endorse trump. now, the trump campaign sources
had said ryan was ready to back the presumptive republican nominee but ryan made it clear he will not be rushed into an endorsement. he added that the lines of communications are still open. he was scheduled to have a phone conversation with trump last night. president obama's in japan where he is meeting with top leaders at the g7 summit. before that they visited the holiest site. tomorrow the president will make history from hiroshima becoming the first american president to visit the site where the u.s. dropped an atomic bomb. 11 states are suing the obama administration over its transgender bathroom director. it advised public schools to let transgender students use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identity. it argues the administration is overstepping its power violating federal law and the u.s. constitution. and south carolina is the latest state to ban abortions at or after 20 weeks of pregnancy. the new law does not include exceptions for rape or incest. similar bans are already in place in 13 states.
for takes effect in south dakota on july 1st and three more blocked by court challenges. overnight the solar impulse plane finished its latest leg in america. >> the solar powered plane landed at lehigh valley international airport in pennsylvania, 17 hours after taking off from ohio. it's expected to make at least one more stop in the u.s. before crossing the atlantic ocean. >> yeah, that crossing should probably take it a month. >> i don't know. the plane started its global journey last year without using a single drop of fossil fuel. >> slow and steady wins the race. >> i guess so. coming up a stunning report linking cancer and the world financial crisis. details straight ahead. we have new body cam video in the shooting that left an unarmed man dead and arizona officer facing murder charges. a parking place that no driver would want. how did that happen?
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help arrived just in time for these migrants off the coast of libya. that small boat packed with people rocked under their weight and capsized in the mediterranean. luckily two italian navy ships were approaching at that very moment and tossed life rafts and life jackets and managed to rescue 562 people but at least 7 people till died. in syria dramatic new video of children being rescued following a barrage of attacks. a town, this is a town north of aleppo which was targeted in a series of air strikes and barrel bombings. the video shows at least two children pulled from rubble by syrian civil defense volunteers. activists on the scene report one civilian was killed. takata is trying to dig itself out of the mess created by the massive air bag recall. the japanese company hired a
major asset management company. it lost $120 million during the last fiscal year which ended in march. the company is hoping to reach a deal with carmakers to share the cost of the recall. this is an interesting one. a new study links a spike in cancer deaths to the 2008 global recession. researchers found that an extra 260,000 people died following the economic crisis. unemployment and cutbacks in public health spending were linked to an increase in those cancer deaths. the study also found that countries with universal health care fared much better in lowering the rate of cancer deaths than those without it. plenty of retailers making it easier to spend and save some money over memorial day weekend. >> some clothing items on amazon will be 60% off. you can get up to 35% off at best buy on certain items like stoves and microwave. >> home depot offering up to 25% off some items including barbecue grills, patio furniture
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well, this was a result after a man lost control and drove his vehicle into a backyard pool in massachusetts. the driver and his adult grandson managed to escape injury in this accident. but there's no word on what might have led up to the crash. it's going to be a rough ride to work for a lot of the country this morning. the biggest trouble spot extends from the gulf coast to the great lakes where you can expect some major storms. also plan on wet roadways in the northwest. if you're flying all of the extreme weather is likely to cause airport delays in minneapolis, kansas city, chicago, dallas and denver. in mesa, arizona, a judge released body cam footage capturing the tense moments before an unarmed man was shot and killed about i a police officer. >> take a look. officers with guns drawn responding to a report that a man was pointing a rival out of a hotel room window. daniel shaver, a father of two, came out of the room and
followed instructions to crawl toward the officers. he begged them not to shoot but one officer suddenly opened fire. >> listen to my instructions or it's going to become very uncomfortable for you. >> officer phillip pulled the trigger five times. he said he thought he was reaching for a gun. he was fired from the force facing second degree murder charges. a surprising new report about intruders breaching u.s. airports has just come out. the investigation by the associated press finds people slip through perimeter gates at major airports once every ten days. the investigation found that dozens more of those incidents occur than airports have disclosed but airport officials say some of the incidents the a.p. found should not count as security breaches. from hollywood a new celebrity split to tell you about. amber heard has filed for a divorce from johnny depp citing irreconcilable differences. they've only been married 15 months but heard is asking for
spousal support which depp is reportedly planning to fight. sources say the couple had no prenuptial agreement. depp is said to be worth around $400 million. the actor best known for playing screech on "saved by the bell" has been arrested yet again. dustin diamond apparently violated probation by traveling outside the state without permission. he was released from jail last month after serving three months for stabbing a man during a bar fight in wisconsin. president obama and the first lady have a new place to call home once they leave the white house next year. it's a swanky mansion in an upscale d.c. neighborhood. the obamas will rent the 8200-square-foot nine-bedroom home. >> this is valued at about $6 million with an estimated monthly rent of $22,000. the obamas plan to stay in d.c. while their youngest daughter sasha finishes high school. >> pretty nice digs. no american athletes have been named in a doping scandal that could keep dozens from competing in the olympic games
according to a report in "usa today." 31 olympians have been named for using banned substance in a reanalysis of drug tests from the 2008 beijing games. the russian olympic committee says 14 of its athletes are suspected of cheating. so we've got a first in hockey and some hoops. >> highlights from our guys at espn. >> nba playoffs still going. in cleveland, home team has won every game in this series between the raptors and cavaliers. lebron james said he was calm and confident with his team back at home throwing that up for richard jefferson who is 35 years old can till get up like that. james wound up with 23 points in the game. kevin love, great bounceback game for him. he had 25 points after a pair of disastrous games in toronto. it's cleveland up 3-2 now. game six friday from toronto. sharks advance to their first ever stanley cup final if they beat the blues in san jose.
they left the dodgers game early so they could see this. oh, what did they see? joe pavelski, yes, after joe thornton, no, beats his wisconsin roommate or teammate, brian elliott there. sharks up 1 and then brett burns, he's got a big beard and he likes snakes. joel ward tips it in. ward got two. sharks go on to win 5-2 and they'll play the winner of the penguins and lightning game which is thursday, game seven. >> all right. we'll keep an outlook for the razor. i don't think it's coming any time soon. >> not until it's over. >> no razors at espn. >> too early for movember. it comes down to today for the country's best young spellers. we'll check in at the national spelling bee. this impressive youngster making it look easy on her waterskis. stay with us.
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♪ all right, time to check "the pulse" starting with the moment of truth for master spellers from all around the w-o-r-l-d. >> okay, well done on that one. >> thank you. >> but the words were a little bit more difficult than that at the scripps national spelling bee. this year's winner will be crowned tonight. the contest started out with nearly 300 kids yesterday and now it's down to the top 45. >> i-n-t-e-r-m-e-z-z-o, intermezzo. >> that is correct. >>
>> that is correct. >> very impressive but one little boy made history by become the first first grader to be in the contest. >> wow. >> at just 6 years old he was eliminated in the second round yesterday but his competitors gave him a standing ovation. >> and well deserved standing ovation. >> he had to adjust the mike every time because he's so much shorter than the other contestants. it soared over his head. >> i'm sure he'll be back next year. six-month zyla cannot walk, she can't talk but she is learning to crawl but has this amazing skill already. >> that's a talent. >> she is a water skier. last week she glided 686 feet across a man-made lake in florida. >> so her parents, that's a record, by the way, now, zyla's parents say they got the idea to put her on skis because of her strong grip which you can tell she has there and that skill is probably in her dna. her parents are professional water-skiers. >> sort, so she's got good examples to follow. they said they had a lot of people in the water ready to catch her when she did fall but that took a lot longer than expected.
>> walking will be tough. she's well ahead there. france is well known for making the most of leisure time. so you have the 35-hour workweek, six weeks of vacation time. >> not bad. >> now the right to disconnect. >> so it's now illegal to send work-related e-mails during weekend and holidays with any employee with 50 employees. the right to disconnect amendment is part of a new labor law aimed at reducing work-related burnout and allowing people to take full advantage of their time off. >> an awesome idea. >> it'll never happen. >> it won't work here. finally, a sort of drop the mike moment at a high school talent show. the guy who pulled it off is a senior in charlotte, north carolina. >> at this point you might be thinking his so-called talent is quite limited, but wait as he approaches that folding table, he's not doing anything outstanding at all. >> and then he tosses a water bottle, and that is the reaction from the crowd. that's because watch it in slo-mo. >> look at that. >> perfect lift.
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live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> good morning, 4:30 club. i am natasha zouves. >> i am regular. it is thursday, may 26. mike nicco? >> good morning, everyone. live doppler hd is showing it is quiet we have marine layer. it is giving us drizzle. watch out for that. like yesterday, at 9:00, it will go away. we will see sunshine quicker today. the warming trend begins. we start in the 50s. we will stay in the upper 50s to circuit at the coast and hit the 70s around the bay and 80s inlandfalling into the 70's by 4:00. sue? >> road work out there. we have the san mateo bridge. a look at road work on the high-rise. traffic is light. beyond the scene. not a problem for commuting.
15 minutes. southbound 680 beyond north main in concord and walnut creek moving nicely. further down, we have road work both directions of 680. a lot more road work but no accidents. >> develop news in the north bay this morning, novato high school has canceled classes today. there was a horrifying crime. a student was killed and another injured after an attack by three men who are still loose. amy? yes, a sheriff deputy is here right new protecting this crime scene and making sure no one disturbs it. he was here all night long. he will make sure that the crime scene stays intact so investigators can come back when the sun comes up. this happened at 5:30 yesterday. investigators are looking for
theillers. a person was found shot dead. another was shot and stopped but alive in serious condition. all the only information we have is he described the suspect as being three hispanic males with in further information. the crime likely happened in an open space area in a hillside off of fairway drive in novato. the sheriff spokesman said it does now appear to be random. the victims possibly knew the attackers. the high school is cancel today because students were involved in this. there is a teacher in service day tomorrow, monday is memorial day is the students come back together next tuesday. >> strange and terrible story. >> today, a plea from five mayors asking governor brown for help with the string of high