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good morning on a monday. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm diane macedo. here's some o good morning on a monday. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm diane macedo. here's some of the top headlines we're following on "world news now." breaking news from london where a van was driven on to a sidewalk filled with pedestrians who had just left a mosque. investigators are looking into whether this is a terrorist attack. we're live in london ahead. escalating tensions. an american fighter jet has shot down a syrian warplane. the coalition said it was self-defense after the jet bombed u.s.-backed forces fighting isis fighters in syria. portugal is trying to battle its worst wildfires in history. they've killed more than 60 people. the fire is sparked by a heat wave, lightning and tinder-like conditions. presidential son-in-law and
senior adviser jared kushner is heading to the middle east this week. he's meeting with the israeli prime minister and the palestinian president, in hopes of brokering a peace deal. those are some of our top stories on this monday, june 19th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." we say good morning, everybody. we're going to start with the breaking news from london. a large van plowing into pedestrians near a mosque in the north of the capital city. this video shot right after the incident took place. the man with the ripped shirt was taken into custody. you see there. two other people possibly involved somehow got away. >> that's right. emergency responders performed cpr on victims at the scene. but at least one person was killed and several others injured. >> the mayor of london is being blunt about this. he's calling it a horrific terrorist attack. investigators have been at the scene for several hours, now. abc's molly hunter was there, as well. she's back at our bureau. she joins us live with the latest. what are you learning? >> reporter: good morning.
we just got back. we arrived two hours after the attack. and the way it went down according to eyewitnesss. after prayers at the mosque, there was a group of people surrounding a man on the ground. it was unclear if he had a heart attack or something was going on. so he was on the ground. when the white van careened around the corner and turned on a one-way street, and accelerated, there was a crowd of people waiting. now, this attacker clearly knew who he was targeting. he knew where they would be. he knew that hundred of people would be outside of that mosque. and hundreds of muslims would be outside that mosque at that time. diane and kendis, the important part about the mayor's statement is two things. he calls it a terrorist attack and he calls it a deliberate attack. and every eyewitness on the ground completely agreed with both. there's no doubt in their mind who this attacker was targeting. he was a terrorist and he targeted us. it was fascinating being there.
and the anger is still really heated this morning. diane and kendis? >> molly, we know police are on the scenes. combing that whole area. what do you sense is the next step in the investigation? >> reporter: what's interesting is that police is not confirming that additional people were in that van. every eyewitness said there were three man in that van. one driver, who we know was arrested. we've seen video of that arrest. and two other guys, apparently got out within seconds as the van turned. police will try to figure out who the other person was. and also, because they have this guy in custody, now, they can ask him questions and interrogate him. figuring out what the motive was, who it was. the other thing about this attack is it happened in under a minute. every eyewitness said it happened in a flash. trying to figure out how this guy knew exactly where to go, who he was. there's a lot of unanswered questions this morning. >> unusual there were so many people out after midnight in london. apparently this guy might have
known they might be there. molly hunter at our london bureau, thank you. back at home, president trump and his legal team are sending mixed messages about the investigation into russian meddling and the allegations of russian meddling and obstruction. >> the president returned from camp david after his attorneys denied he was under investigation. that's denies the president's own tweet that suggests otherwise. abc's david wright has more. >> reporter: the president, back from camp david. is girding himself for another week of battle. his first tweet, defiant. the make america great again agenda is doing very well, despite the distraction of the witch hunt, he insisted. but on the sunday shows, that so-called distraction took center stage. >> he is infuriated, by this russian baloney. >> newt gingrich and the president would like us to shut
it down before it's under way. and we're far closer to the beginning of the investigation than we are to the end. >> reporter: the president's lawyer, making the rounds, was at pains to correct the record about a presidential tweet that appears to confirm he's facing an obstruction of justice investigation, after his decision to fire fbi director james comey. >> the president is not and has not been under investigation. >> how to you know? >> we received no notice of investigation. >> reporter: and yet trump's own tweet would seem to suggest otherwise. quote, i'm being investigated for firing the fbi director by the man who told me to fire the fbi director. witch hunt. today, trump's lawyer appeared to be unable to clear up the confusion. >> now, he's being investigated by the department of justice. >> you've said he is being investigated after saying -- >> no. >> you just said, sir -- you just said he's being investigated. >> i do not appreciate you putting words in my mouth when i've been crystal clear that the president is not and has not been under investigation. i don't think i can be any
clearer than that. >> you don't know he's not under investigation, again, sir. >> you're right, chris. i can't read the mind of the special prosecutor. >> reporter: despite growing concerns, the president may move to fire the special counsel and/or his bosses at the justice department. republican senator marco rubio insisted the investigation should run its course. >> this is going to move forward. we're going to get the full truth out there. and i repeat, i believe that is the best thing that can happen for the president and this administration. >> reporter: david wright, abc news, washington. the bodies of all seven sailors killed aboard the "uss fitzgerald" off japan have been recovered and identified. the destroyer returned to its japanese port with the help of tugboats after colliding with a cargo ship three-times its size. many of the sailors were asleep at the time of the crash and the water flooded their sleeping quarters. two investigations are under way to try to get to the bottom of what happened. bill cosby's sexual assault trial may be heading for round two.
after more than 50 hours of deliberations, the judge declared a mistrial after a jury of 12 remained deadlocked. immediately after the decision, the district attorney announced plans to retry the 79-year-old comedian, even as defense attorneys expressed relief. >> 52 hours of having 12 perfect strangers deliberate on your fate has to be a strain the likes of which i can't imagine. >> we're going to retry the case. i said it in court. there was no pause or hesitation about that. and we're moving forward. >> as for the next jury selection, all the media attention around this trial is likely going to make finding a fair and partial jury a challenge. 16 connecticut students have avoided jail time following a death at a frat party. there's a chance that the incident may be wiped from their records completely. >> reporter: six fraternity brothers without a jail sentence after a fellow student died
hours after attending a party. >> had an extinguisher. >> reporter: firefighters ran over after jeffnypal ly was attending a party. her blood alcohol was more than three-times the legal limit. the brothers faced alcohol-related charges because their names were on the lease for the fraternity house. >> it's clear that not only did they not know the decedent. they had never met her or given her alcohol and played no part in her death. >> reporter: police say there was underaged drinking at the party. but one witness saying pally showed up with a water bottle filled with white wine. the judge sentencing the six to two years of accelerated rehabilitation, a special probation. >> it's about sending a message, holding people accountable and recognize when you give someone alcohol, it can lead to deadly consequences. >> reporter: if they complete
the probation programs the records will be cleared. eva pilgrim, abc news, new york. a colorado doctor is leading the movement to ban the sale of smartphones two and for children under 13 years of age. tim farnham, is trying to get a proposed law on the ballot next year. farnham says once kids get smartphones they become reclusive and lose interest in outside activities. june is national lobster month. good news for seafood lovers. bad news for the lobsters. >> yes. unless you are a 132-year-old crustacean by the name of louie. >> hey, louie. >> he used to call a long island clam bar home. and somebody wanted to pay 1,000 bucks to eat him. the bar's owner couldn't bring himself to boil louie. >> as well he shouldn't. instead he asked a local lawmaker to give louie a pardon. he was released into the sea. and as soon as he was released,
he was eaten by a shark. tragic incident. >> he wasn't. he is a 22-pound lobster. that's bigger than most people's dog. >> that can feed an entire family of six. >> he survived this long. are you really going to boil him up? >> imagine how he would taste. >> go free, louie. go free. go forth, louie. >> magnificent. coming up, it's the diet a lot of us insomniacs can get behind. it's the coffee lover's diet. it promises to change your coffee and your life. the newest hazard for everyone, hitting the highway for the summer road trip. wrong-way drivers. first, a look at today's temperatures. ♪ >> announcer: world news now weather brought to you by --
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rolling when suddenly the driver ahead of him swerves to avoid a wrong-way driver, who heads into mallick, sending him spinning across this utah highway. incredibly no one was killed. >> i couldn't believe it at all. it's hard to think about. >> reporter: every year, wrong-way crashes kill hundreds of people. >> not only are they drunk. but profoundly drunk. more than twice the average. >> reporter: watch what happens with this school bus in oklahoma, carrying 40 children. this police officer slamming his own car to stop a wrong-way driver in tennessee. in texas and california, high-tech signs with flashing l.e.d. lights and sensors, detect wrong-way drivers. immediately alerting police. the driver spots the flashing lights and turn around. in ohio, they're adding wrong-way signs closer to the ground. since drunk drivers tend to look down on the road.
one study says that can prevent up to 60% of wrong-way drivers. police say if you do see a wrong-way driver on the other side of the highway, call 911 and start flashing the high beams and honking your horn, anything to alert other drivers. phillip mena, abc news, los angeles. >> i had that happen to me once. the gps sent me to an off-ramp. i saw a car coming at me. both people were going like this. i was able to make a u-turn and get out. you have to be really careful. >> a frightening ordeal for many folks. we'll talk about coffee and the diet, next. a blend of sea kelp, aloe and antioxidants that help bring your hair back to life. new herbal essences. let life in.
all talking about not only is coffee delightful, but it is really good for us. dr. arnot, everyone is going to want to hear this one, especially on this shift. how did you come to find this out? you didn't always think this. >> i was always doing stories on why coffee is so terrible for you. how it causes heart attacks. the risk of cancer. but there was a giant study in "the new england journal of medicine," number one journal in the world, 5 million consumer years of drinking coffee, there was a 15% decrease in all caused deaths, accidents, heart disease, infectious disease for women and 10% for men. there's almost nothing that does that, making coffee the ultimate superfood. >> how did they know that coffee was the thing? >> they've done hundreds of trials on it. they figured out what is so good about it, a polyphenol. what's a polyphenol? it's the same thing that makes
fresh fruits, vegetables, red wine and green tea and olive oil healthy. in fact, the people with the most with the polyphenol intake has a 30% decrease in death. a fantastic story. >> can we ignore the studies that coffee is bad for us? we do the la, la, la ear muffs? >> ignore them. gone, finished. >> not all coffee is created equal. so, how do you determine which one is good for you and which is bad for you? >> what i did was to source thousands of coffee beans from all over the planet. we took them to an analytical chemistry laboratory and we polyphenols. we found amazing differences. what we found is those coffees grown extremely high altitude, like 7,000 feet in kenya, where they're challenged by cold and rain and clouds and whatnot, they have to be strong. they have the most polyphenols. and that makes them so incredibly healthy. that's number one. number two is the roast. the more you roast it, the more
you destroy the polyphenols and the good things. if the bean is roasted lightly enough, it gives you all of the polyphenols and all the health benefits and tremendous taste. so, a lot of americans, one-third of them, they like burnt coffee. they like it just burnt where it is black and oily. they put cream and sugar in it. that's what they think coffee is. but the light roasts have spectacular flavors. honey, caramel. chocolate. >> do you need all that milk and sugar if you're roasting it in a lighter way? >> zero. that's the treat about coffee, if you learn to enjoy the great ones, they have phenomenal taste and aromas that are unbelievably good for you. probably the best single thing you do for yourself on any given day. >> do you have to get your coffee from somewhere exotic? or does the grocery store coffee work just fine? >> pretty exotic. >> oh, man. >> we have looked at grocery store coffees to figure out which are the best. you'd be surprised which was number one for grocery store coffees. it was dunkin' donuts. >> really?
>> i was shocked. >> that's good news. that's one of the few i like. >> oh, good. >> what about the caffeine? isn't that bad for us? >> that's a good question. it depends on if you're a fast or slow processor. 55% of the population can have a coffee at 11:00 at night and out at 11:15. and the rest of us -- >> and we hate them. >> we hate them because if i have one after 11:00 in the morning, i have a s.w.a.t. team on my tail. if you're a slow processor, you shouldn't have more than one or two cups a day of the caffeinated. the good news is that decaffeinated coffees can have just as many polyphenols, if it's a high-quality decaf. but coffee should be the greatest indulgence in life. if you're already doing it, just change to a better -- >> do it the right way. >> do it the right way. that's the best thing you can do in any given day. >> dr. arnot, thank you so much. for these and other coffee tips, check out our website. wnnfans.com. dr. arnot, thank you for being on.
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breaking news this morning on "world news now," a crowd run over by a van in london. >> the deadly incident being investigated as terrorism after at least ten people were plowed into, as worshipers were leaving a neighborhood mosque. was there an attack of retaliation against a muslim community? also, a syrian regime warplane was shot down by a u.s. fighter jet. we'll break down the impact as world powers jockey for position in the country. and utter devastation in parts of portugal as wildfires take the residents. a massive flame taking over a highway, trapping people in their cars. and flying free forever? it sounds too good to be true. an airline gave one passenger complementary airfare for life. they had to accomplish one simple but crucial task.
can you guess what that was? we'll tell you, coming up, on this monday, june 19th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." we say good morning to you on this monday. we're going to get straight to the breaking news out of london. a van driven on to a sidewalk in north london, running down pedestrians near a mosque. >> one person was killed. several other people who were leaving that mosque after prayers were injured. police have arrested a 48-year-old man. he's being treated at the hospital. and people on the scene say two other people may be connected with the incident but may have got away. >> we look at the scene. like many that we've seen in london lately, you see the technicians are there. several hours after that incident. you will remember the deadly terror attack just two weeks ago. attackers driving a van on to the pedestrian bridge on london bridge and attacking with knives. witnesses who saw this morning's incident describe a scene of chaos.
>> he basically drove on the pavement, coming straight towards all of the muslims. as he's coming to them, he hit all of them. and i think one of them died. >> one of them died straight away. >> and the rest are in bad condition. >> can you give me -- how many people do you see lying injured on the floor? >> about seven, eight. >> they were seriously injured? >> seriously injured. >> and prime minister theresa may says this is a terrorist attack. but a muslim group says it is terrorism, calling it the most violent form of islamaphobia that britons have faced recently. >> and the mayor of london who is muslim did not shy away from it at all. called it a horrific terrorist attack. one that is being investigated at this hour. >> a potential terror attack. they're investigating it. there has been backlash from people in the community saying this is terrorism. >> exactly. >> we're going to look a little
further into that, coming up. also want to move to another breaking story. escalating tensions in syria. for the first time a u.s. fighter jet has shot down a syrian warplane. the syrian jet was targeted after it attacked u.s.-backed forces. the coalition is focused on fighting the islamic state. but it will not hesitate to defend its forces. >> the syrian military says its pilot was killed. retired colonel and abc analyst steve ganyard has more on the possible impact. >> for the first time in almost 20 years, a u.s. aircraft has shot down another manned aircraft. in the skies over syria, the u.s. watched as the syrian jet bombed the u.s.-backed positions. they got on the hotline to the russians and said, stop it. the syrian jet continued to attack the positions. and after, the navy pilot was cleared to fire an air-to-air missile and knock down this su-22. we saw president trump made a clear message with the tomahawk
strike. hopefully this will set limits in the skies over syria. the u.s. has been pushed by the russians and the syrians for a long time in the air space over syria. hopefully this will calm things down. but it's up to mr. putin. the ball is in his court. he could escalate it to a point where it becomes a direct confrontation between u.s. and russian forces. >> when you think about that incident think about this one that took place in syria. this time from iran. retaliating for the deadly isis attacks on the parliament and a shrine earlier this month. the iranian revolutionary guard fired several ground-to-ground missiles. iran i don't know forces say many terrorists were killed. iran is a strong supporter of syria's president, and rarely launches direct attacks inside syria. so, you had two different countries going on the offense in syria over the weekend. and at least two people have been killed in a terror attack
in the capital city of mali, at a resort popular with westerners. officials say the attackers took hostages but 30 people managed to escape. there's no claim of responsibility for the attack. it comes one week after the u.s. state department warned of possible attacks in mali's capital. navy divers have recovered the bodies of seven sailors, that died when a cargo ship off the coast of japan. they've been identified as dakota rigsby from virginia. shingo douglass, from california. ngoc strong huynh, from connecticut. noe hernandez, from texas. carlos sibayan, california. xavier martin from maryland. gary rehm, from ohio. the cargo ship slammed into the warship around 2:00 in the morning. when most of the sailors were sleeping. u.s. military officials are vowing to figure out what happened. >> we're going to cooperate with
all of the stakeholders in this. especially the japanese. but we will -- we'll get those answers. >> the impact knocked sailors out of their bunks and water flooded the sleeping quarters. you can see, extensive damage to the ship. some sailors kept diving to save their shipmates, while others saved the ship from sinking. a major disaster in portugal where wildfires have killed 60 people. the flames so intense, the government is making an urgent appeal for help. abc's richard cantu has the latest. >> reporter: all through the night, the deadly forest fires raging out of control. the wall of flames outpacing more than 1,000 firefighters, struggling desperately to contain them. the flames whipped by fierce wind. when i saw the wind it looked like a storm and fireworks, said this woman. and i told my husband, this is the end of the world. and it was for dozens who thought they would outrun the blaze. instead of an escape route, this
road became a highway to hell, residents trapped. >> the wind was just extraordinary. i've never experienced anything like it. >> reporter: more than 60 killed so far. this drone video shows how some drove into a death trap. at least 30 bodies found inside the burnt out shells of cars resembling a charred junk yard. the result, anguish. and officials expect that death toll to climb. frustrating first responders, thick clouds of smoke and haze reducing visibility to near-zero. reinforcements are on the way to aid what portugal's prime minister is calling the biggest tragedy in decades. the fire caused by severe heat wave and lightning creating a tinderbox conditions. the government has declared three days of mourning. richard cantu, abc news, new york.
a dangerous heat wave is scorching much of the southwest. heat warnings are posted from phoenix to las vegas, up into sacramento, with heat advisories for surrounding areas, including l.a. into tomorrow. yesterday, the temperature inside death valley national park reached 124 degrees. and phoenix is expected to hit 120 degrees tomorrow. the highest temperature ever recorded there is just 122. two degrees shy of the record expected. severe weather threat that brought flooding to parts of the midwest and the south is moving to the east coast. north carolina up into maine, including d.c., philly, new york, corridor, would see severe thunderstorms, with wind gusts, large hail and flash flooding. flash flood watches have been posted for portions of the northeast, as well. a teenager accused of stealing $35,000 of merchandise from his boss' home has his job back. but there's a catch. >> mark anthony doyle avoided a prison jumpsuit by putting on a different outfit. his boss would not press charges if doyle stood near a freeway
with that pink t-shirt, the cartoon shorts and a floppy hat. >> the texas teen had to hold up a sign saying what he did. doyle said it beats being locked up. >> it's embarrassing. but i will learn from this. >> i'm teaching him a lesson. and other than just firing him, everybody said they would fire him. what good is that going to do? >> that's a nice touch, too. >> nancy sinatra would love those. his mom said he's a good kid. this is his chance to prove it. >> doyle gets to keep his job. he is taking a pay cut now. >> there's a little catch, as well. do you think pink is his color? >> it's working for him. >> i like it. >> this boss took him in. let him live with him for a while. trying to help him get back on his feet. this is part of the process, it seems. >> all right. coming up, where does chocolate milk come from?
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the man who told me to fire the fbi director. witch hunt. but one of the president's outside attorneys made his rounds on the sunday morning news programs, attempting to clarify the president's words. >> now, he's being investigated by the department of justice. >> you said he is being investigated after saying -- >> no. >> you just said, sir -- you just said he's being investigated. >> i do not appreciate you putting words in my mouth, when i've been crystal clear that the president is not and has not been under investigation. >> you don't know he's not under investigation again, sir. >> i cannot read the -- you're right, chris. i can't read the mind of the special prosecutor. >> we're in agreement. >> agreed on something, finally. the president and his family spent the weekend at camp david for the first time. this is my favorite moment. look at baron getting off marine 1. he is every one of us. >> i would want to capture that for instagram. >> does he realize he can ride
that at any time. >> good for you. enjoy. last week's attack on republicans at a baseball game in virginia, is putting a view of our country. >> abc's martha raddatz is getting a sense of how president trump's supporters are feeling in the tumultuous times. >> reporter: gettysburg, pennsylvania, is a charming, welcoming town, bordered by the vast fields that bear the scars of blood and battle. tourists flock here, many from solid trump country, reflecting on where the country is today. >> here, we stand in gettysburg, a place where brothers fought. families were divided. i see that same thing happening in america today. it concerns me greatly. i think we've lost our heart. >> reporter: jim is a pastor from idaho, wrapping up a cross-country trip with his
friend, gary, retired from a career in law enforcement. both men voted for donald trump. jim is having second thoughts. if the election were held today, would you vote for trump? >> i would vote for pence. i don't know. it's hard. >> reporter: gary has an opposite reaction. >> i've actually grown more to support trump just because of the extreme stuff that comes out against him. you know? it was so over the top with some of the coverage on, you know, major network. i'm a stubborn person. that made me want to support him more. >> reporter: but it was the pastor's views that seemed to echo along the streets here. >> i voted for donald trump. >> reporter: are you happy with the job he's done as president? >> it's my -- my opinion of him keeps going down every day. >> reporter: most of those we talked to aren't paying particularly close attention to the latest twists and turns in
the russian investigation and don't agree about the significance of what they are tracking. >> there may be some smoke where there's fire. i will be very surprised if they come up with anything, certainly any kind of impeach type movement. >> reporter: but everyone we spoke to visiting gettysburg, including nicole from new york, showed real concern about where the divisiveness in the country will lead. >> i think it's very sad. i think it's very sad. i feel like that's part of what our country has been built on, people being able to have a difference in opinions. >> our thanks to martha raddatz in gettysburg. coming up in the next half hour, the big, breaking news over the weekend. the queen has given birth to twins. but why haven't we seen pictures yet? >> hmm. first, it was a full weekend of sports from the u.s. open to lebron james crashing a kids party. we have it all, coming up next. ll, coming up next. h the minute you wash it? new pantene. the first shampoo with active pro-v nutrient blends
the game was part of a warm-up tournament being played in russia ahead of next summer's world cup. >> you made it. nice. very nice. >> will not win the world cup. >> you're on, mister. >> all right. over to golf now. for the third year in a row, an american has won the u.s. open. brooks koepka was tied for the lead with six holes. >> then, a birdie putt on three-straight holes, and late when the putt on the 18th went in. he secured the open title by four strokes, as 16 under was the tie for the lowest score ever at the u.s. open. all 31 players finished under par. >> you know what the announcer said? >> what? >> hole. >> another outstanding performance on sunday came from nolan arenado of the colorado rockies. his three-run walkoff home run against the giants, not only won the game, it completed arenado's
cycle. he tripled in the first, singled in the fourth, doubled in the sixth and that walkoff. arenado is the fifth player in major league history to complete a cycle with a game-ending home run. >> arenado. having too much fun with this one. one of the most decorated players in women's basketball has reached another milestone. diana taurasi topped the hot spot and kobe bryant was this the crowd to give her a standing ovation. taurasi has 7,941 points in her career. >> he was there with his daughters celebrating father's day. millions of people think lebron james is pretty cool. but his son must think he's awesome. >> look at what happened when dad decided to crash his birthday party. lebron dunked on some of the kids playing basketball. and he capped things off with a water balloon fight. the parents that let the kids
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and enjoy living well. ♪ ♪ big news over the weekend was about a certain birth that took place. >> oh. >> yeah. but this one didn't have anything to do with beyonce and jay z. it was a birth that took place at 35,000 feet on jet airways. flying from saudi arabia to parts of india. premature labor. they decided to divert the flight. but here's a good thing. mom and baby are fine. and jet air is like, you did something that no one has done before. we're going to give that kid free airline travel for life on jet airways. >> what? >> yeah. >> that's the key. >> going into premature labor onboard at 35,000 feet. >> noted. you think the pregnant women will try to fly jet airways now? >> come on. >> 8 1/2 months. let's go, baby.
>> induce it right now. on to a father who on this father's day or day after, anyway, is showing how innovative dads can be. he lost his son's lunchbox. we haven't figured out how that happened. his wife sent him on a mission to buy him a new lunchbox. and dad decided this tool kit was more efficient and cheaper. >> that's pretty neat. >> cheerios. nuts. nuts. nuts. chocolate. straw thingies. >> what's that for? >> go for the jack daniels. >> jack daniels in the kid's lunchbox. mom was annoyed. you bought him a tool kit? now she's totally down. this was not in the tool kit. we know where regular milk comes from, right?
>> cows. >> where does brown milk come from? >> brown milk? chocolate milk? you want to start over? >> i think the social -- >> you're trying to tell a joke and you ruin the punch line by saying the wrong thing? >> the socially acceptable word is colored milk. where does chocolate milk come from? >> i don't know, kendis, where? >> 7% of american adults think that chocolate milk comes from brown cows. that's where i was going with it. brown cows. we all know they come from -- >> that makes sense. >> flawless. >> swiss miss. >> yeah. i nailed that one. that was great. >> you know that's not how you're supposed to make hot chocolate, right? the key to hot chocolate is hot. >> people don't know it's not hot. >> i know a man who can deliver born from 1945 through 1965
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breaking news this morning, on "world news now," possible terror attack on muslims in london. a van running over a crowd of people living a mosque. witnesses telling abc one of the suspects yelled they wanted to kill all muslims. our reporter, live on the scene. we're learning new details about a deadly collision between a u.s. naval vessel and a cargo ship, including the identities of the sailors killed. and the strange maneuver the cargo ship made before impact. a pair of deadly incidents in the watt their weekend. >> how the accidents involved underwater electric charges and are raising alarms for swimmers in pools and alongside boat docks. and the royal baby watch is over. the beehive buzzing all weekend about the birth of beyonce and jay z's twins.
we'll get to everything we do and don't know in "the skinny." it is monday, june 19th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, everyone. we're going to start with the breaking news, coming from london. that van, mowing down pedestrians as they walk down a street near a mosque in north london. >> the van hit a crowd of people who had just finished their nighttime prayers. one person died at the scene. several others injured. a 48-year-old man arrested at the scene, as well. two other alleged attackers got away. >> authorities were working on one of the victims at the time. london's mayor is calling this incident a horrific terrorist attack. britain's prime minister will chair an emergency meeting later this morning. witnesses were shocked by what they saw. >> i heard it. and i saw the people flying out. one went under and one to the side.
everyone was flying. and the guy got out of the van saying, we're muslim and we want to kill all muslims. >> he said that? >> he said that. >> abc's molly hunter joins us from the scene. what are you learning? >> reporter: we're right here outside of a mosque. we're up the street because there's a police cordon we can't get past. we've been speaking with everyone for the last couple hours who are still here. many witnessed the attack and many remained around. tensions are running high and everyone is angry. a couple things. they were happy to hear that the mayor called this a horrific terrorist attack. every eyewitness said over and over again, this is a terrorist attack. we have to call it for what it was. it was targeted against this group of muslims they knew at this time -- the attacker knew at this time, after midnight, hundreds of muslims would be coming out of the two mosques in
the area after finishing the nighttime prayers. and that van turned down the one way street, plowed down the street, knowing who he was killing. that's what everyone is talking about this morning. >> there are conflicting reports about how many people were inside the van. one person is under arrest. what are you hearing about other possible suspects? >> reporter: everyone here has said, and everyone who saw the attack unfold said there were three people in the van and two people were able to roll out, escape, runaway. officials aren't saying that other people are under investigation. every person here definitively said there were three people. and everyone can describe the main attacker, the driver's face, very, very well. his arrest was incredibly dramatic. he got out of the car. and he said, where are the muslims? i want to kill the muslims, according to one of the eyewitnesses we spoke with. the attack was super chaotic. the policemen got him. he was pinned down and taken away. this happened in about a minute. we're waiting for confirmation from police about whether they're chasing these two other
alleged tackers. >> any idea how two men get away in such a large crowd? >> reporter: all i can say is the chaos was a fast-moving event. it was so confusing. what happened is we learned from people is there was a big group of people outside of the mosque. an older man had gone down on the ground with us. some sort of heart problem. people thought he might have had a heart attack. by the time the van turned the corner and accelerated into the crowd of people, there was a crowd around this man on the ground. there were enough people around, it's unclear what point those people -- if they were two people, jumped out and which direction they ran. but there's quite a bit of nervousness, too, in this community. that maybe two people that wanted to hurt this community are still out there. >> a community there in north london on-edge this morning. molly hunter is joining us. molly, thank you. we're going to keep our focus overseas and to the middle
east, where a u.s. fighter jet has shot down a syrian warplane, for the first time, apparently killing the lone pilot on board. >> the pentagon confirmed that shootdown, after the battle isis in the northern part of the country. the coalition is not seeking to fight the syrian regime or russia, but vowing to protect against any threat. >> iran retaliated for the isis attacks on the parliament and a shine earlier this month. iran's revolutionary guard fired ground-to-ground missiles. at isis fighters in eastern syria yesterday. and they claimed many terrorists were killed. iran is a strong supporter of the syrian regime and rarely launches direct attacks into syria. to the deadly collision off of the japanese coast. the bodies of receive send safe ors of "the uss fitzgerald" have been recovered. >> a cargo ship slammed into the destroyer in the middle of the night. most of the seven kills were only in their 20s.
they've been identified as dakota rigsby from virginia. shingo douglass. from california. ngoc strong huynh. from connecticut. noe hernandez. carlos sibayan. xavier martin. from maryland and gary rehm. from ohio. >> reporter: the horrifying final moments for the sailors on the "uss fitzgerald." hitting where the crew members sleep. >> the water flow was tremendous. there runt wasn't a lot of time in the spaces that were open to the sea. >> reporter: the navy announcing that seven sailors have been found. >> they had to fight the ship to keep it above the surface. so, it was traumatic. >> reporter: dakota rigsby, his local fire department asking for thoughts and prayers. braden hartman making a brave escape.
he was one of hundreds scrambling to keep the sea water from sinking the ship. the navy will launch two investigations into what happened just outside tokyo harbor. >> we're going to cooperate with all of the stake holders in this, especially the japanese. but we will get those answers. >> reporter: multiple maritime trackers show the acx crystal cargo ship, making a u-turn 25 minutes before colliding with the fitzgerald. no response from the ship's owners, after making requests about that sharp turn. the company saying it's cooperating with the investigation. the navy saying there were watchmen on patrol that night as the 30,000-ton container ship smashed into the crew living quarters. a sailor that spent years on the "fitzgerald," in addition to
officers that monitor the bridge, they have tactical watch officers, their job is to watch the radar round the clock, making this collision all the more mystifying. matt gutman, abc news, los angeles. two electric shock drowning deaths are under investigation this morning. the first was on friday in western lake erie. 19-year-old evan curry of ohio died after jumping into the water to save the family's dog. the boat was docked and plugged into the shore. it is believed that some of the current from the wires seeped into the water. >> the wife was on the boat and saw her sons struggling and husband struggling. she pulled out the shore plug and the electric current in the water stopped. >> on a separate incident, on saturday night, an 11-year-old girl in new jersey was electrocuted in a lagoon behind her home. police say kayla matos was in an
inflatable raft with two other girls. several states have called for circuit breakers to be placed near bodies of waters and pools. tensions between u.s. and russia this morning over cuba. you recall president trump rolled back obama-era policies by tightening restrictions of travel and commerce between u.s. and cuba. it also recalled some of the actions by the cuba regime. russia is criticizing trump's move, saying his words are returning us to the forgotten rhetoric of the cold war. rhode island's teacher of the year made a bold decision at the last second to really strike a pose if the oval office. >> during a visit to the white house, niko giannopoulos, wearing a rainbow lapel, pulled out a black lace fan just before the reporter snapped a picture of him and president trump and mrs. trump. at first, they asked him to put the fan away. but he said the president
complimented him on good style. he asked if it was okay to pose with the fan? president trump said, sure. knock yourself out. >> he goes everywhere with this fan. >> a good look. see the jacket, too. >> you have to coordinate. coming up, a special election in georgia, heading towards a photo finish with both sides spending big. what will the results mean for the upcoming midterms? coming up on "the skinny," crazy in love. beyonce and jay z welcome their twins to the universe. plus, we'll see how some famous dads celebrated father's day. first, today's forecast. ♪ >> announcer: world news now weather brought to you by tripvisor. r brou to you by tripvisor.
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canada performing a very high five. spending his 97th birthday taking a walk of toronto's cn tower. harry is the oldest person to take the stroll. it's his second time doing it. he walked the platform when he was a young one, five years ago, on his 92nd birthday. >> the tower has a glass floor, as well. i guess he decided it wasn't daring enough. >> that's for the 80-year-olds. >> happy birthday to you. now, to the heated special election in georgia's sixth congressional district. voters go to the polls as the candidates are in a virtual tie. >> it's turned into the most expensive race in the history of the house. here's abc's kenneth moton. >> reporter: the final push in the tightest race in georgia's history. the tight battle the sixth district, seen as an indicator in the 2018 midterms. democrat jon ossoff ahead of tuesday's special election. >> we appreciate everything you
have done for us. >> reporter: against republican karen handel. the two neck and neck in the traditional gop stronghold. this weekend, getting help from big political names. john lewis for ossoff. for handel, tom price who resigned the seat to become trump's health and human secretary. >> we have to have a turnout for karen handel. >> reporter: the two parties spending about $40 million on the race, which turned ugly this weekend. this disturbing ad, capitalizing on the mass shooting at a gop baseball practice. >> now, the unhinged left is endorsing shooting republicans. when will it stop? it won't if jon ossoff wins on tuesday. >> reporter: the alleged gunman
denounced the attack in a social media post. handel's spokeswoman calling the ad disturbing and disgusting. ossoff, calling the ad shameful. kenneth moton, abc news, new york. >> our thanks to kenneth. when we come back, the birth heard around the world or something like that. another rock star is headed to broadway. "the skinny" is next. left untreated mucus can build up causing further problems. treat mucus buildup early with #1 doctor recommended mucinex 12 hour. the bi-layer tablet immediately releases to thin and loosen excess mucus and lasts for 12 hours. learn more at mucinex.com treat excess mucus with mucinex 12 hour and enjoy living well. you're in a group most likely to develop skin cancer, including melanoma. that's why your best shot is to check for a spot. follow through and check your skin.
♪ skinny so skinny are you nervous? >> am i nervous? >> i am so nervous for this "skinny." >> why? >> it's the most important "skinny" we have delivered all year. perhaps the most in the 25-year history of the show. the most anticipated birth. the birth of a nation. the birth of new destiny's children. >> i don't feel like you played this up enough. the buildup. >> beyonce has given birth. yeah.
>> jack was anticipating it. welcomed their twins last week. but the birth was kept quiet because you know how you people be. there were minor reported issues. >> yeah. we don't know -- >> go ahead. we hope they're good. >> you want to take this whole story? >> all right. if you insist. we don't know the sex of the twins yet. but beyonce's father tweeted this message, wishing the grand babies well, as we do. one person tweeting this celebration, that's not from "seinfeld." that's me in my apartment. the twins are here. >> a great gif. in is not a drill. beyonce's twins are here, everybody. >> no, no, no, no, no. >> it was like -- i had plans over the weekend. i found out saturday they had given birth.
i just stayed home and monitored twitter the entire time. >> just -- all plans canceled? >> yeah. >> what did you find out for us, from all that internet monitoring? >> i found out she gave birth to two people. >> that's usually how twins work. you know the gender of the babies? >> we don't know -- >> do you know when the babies are coming home? >> the pressure. >> you keep working on that investigative journalism. >> me and brian ross on it. jay z was the only dad having a special father's day. >> he spread around love with bail for fathers who couldn't afford it. for those who can't afford the due process that our democracy promises them. >> pretty cool this weekend. he took timeout to think about other people. another dad, five-time super bowl champ, tom brady, took his son to china to throw around the pigskin on the great wall.
>> as you do. the kid's getting tall. >> and madonna celebrated father's day because she said she's the mom and the dad. >> all right. >> there's a lot of -- >> seizing both holidays. >> there's a lot of moms who feel that way. the boss is broadway bound. bruce springsteen will make his debut in the fall with an eight-week run. he will have a paired down version of the show. >> sources say he is expected to play to a smaller crowd. the show is expected to start in november. the big question, when will tickets go on sale? nobody knows. >> all right. from a rock god to a movie god. chris hemsworth, who plays thor in the marvel universe, is pretty buff. he looks good without his shirt on. >> i heard something about it. >> he's a great actor. a great athlete. turns out he's also an awesome surfer. check out this video. he's being dropped off mid wave
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♪ all right. we're back with our inbox. and a follow-up. last week, we asked you for your thoughts on what is a pressing question that is dividing america. men wearing shorts in the workplace. >> is it okay or not okay? we showed you some examples of some men wearing shorts in the workplace. there's our producer, matt nelco. we can't forget kendis' romper. we asked you to comment whether or not guys should wear shorts at work or not. the results were mixed, actually. we'll start with grace, who said, it would be too distracting for the female employees. >> oh, grace. you wouldn't find it distracting if you were around these offices.
no. hi. >> what are you wearing? >> white t-shirt. >> i didn't mean that. what's going on? >> i'm freeing the knee. why be restricted. free the knee. pull it up. pull it up. join the movement. >> first, the romphim. and now this. >> i love your fashion surprises. >> it's not a surprise. it's a day that ends with why? >> i wish we zoomed out there. the best part was your socks. >> the socks were coordinated, accidentally, by the way. john said, if a guy can't wear shorts to work, can he wear a kilt? >> talk about distractions. okay. nice and cool, right? >> air conditioning.
>> larry says, you can wear shorts to work if you play in the nba. >> that's a good point. >> well played, larry. >> well played. kelly said, as long as they are lace shorts. dirty. i like the way you think. >> do you have a pair of those? >> lace shorts? >> you didn't decide to wear those? >> those are standard, aren't they? don't all men wear lace boxers. >> they look like a doily almost. >> more air conditioning. jack, are you onboard with in movement? >> no. >> do you have pants on right now? >> yes, i do. >> prove it. >> i would be scared. >> thank the lord. >> free the knee. >> thought we were going to have a little bit of a moment there. >> free the knee. free the knee. >> right here. >> announcer: this is abc's world >> announcer: this is abc's world news
making news in america this monday morning, breaking overnight, terror attack in london. this time muslims targeted. a van barreling through a group leaving a mosque, the suspect under arrest and new details from witnesses on the scene in a live report. the search for answers following a deadly crash at sea. a u.s. navy destroyer and a cargo ship collide. overnight we're learning the victims' identities as the investigations get under way. severe storms moving east. flash flooding advisory already posted. where the threat is this morning and the extreme heat in the west reaching 120 degrees in major cities. and he's not panhandling. he's not protesting either. we're going to show you the unusual punishment for a teen accused of stealing from his