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a man and a a man and a woman got help a man and a woman got help from above after their boat capsized in the atlantic. a coast guard helicopter rescued the pair from the waters as they hung onto the vessel about 60 miles away from atlantic city. they'd been traveling from the bahamas to new york city on the last leg of a two-year trip around the world. they are said to be okay this morning. >> rough ending. a mother in delaware is sharing her terrifying story about being brutally attacked at her horrendous attack in an
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interview with our sister station wpbi in philadelphia, this morning she's sounding a warning to other vacationers to all-inclusive resorts. this morning tammy lawrence daly's chilling account of how she was brutally attacked for hours on vacation in the dominican republic. >> he at that point started choking me, strangling me. >> reporter: the wilmington, delaware wife and mother says in january she and her family spent the day enjoying the five-star majestic elegance all-inclusive resort. that night her solo trip for a snack turned into a fight for her life. >> he just plowed into my back. and i just remember that grunt that he made when he hit me. it's like in my nightmares. >> reporter: daly says her unknown attacker dragged her limp body into a dark crawl space. >> all i could think of was that my husband was going to find me dead with my head bashed in. >> reporter: daly says she fought back. the man took off, leaving her for dead. daly's family frantically searching the grounds for her
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when she was finally found. >> this was the hardest part, seeing her from the back it didn't look like her. >> reporter: the family calls the dominican police investigation inadequate. no suspect is in custody. daly, who never saw her attacker's face, believes he was wearing a resort uniform. she has this warning for others traveling to lavish resorts. >> it's not safe. it's not safe for women to be alone, to walk alone. they have to walk with somebody else. >> our thanks to our philadelphia station wpbi there for that interview. majestic elegance did not respond to abc news' requests for comment. wpbi says it also reached out to the resort and local police and did not hear back. those images of her -- >> they're haunting, yeah. shows how serious. >> just horrible. >> the family also tells "people" magazine the resort didn't even reimburse them for their trip after all of that ordeal. >> this family says they had to take it into their own hands to search for her and they didn't get much help from the resort. again, we reached out to those local officials and did not hear back.
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when we come back, katy perry's new video. and some big exciting news for fans of harry potter. "the skinny" is next.
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♪ skinny just gimme the skinny time now for "the skinny" on this friday. starting with some breaking "skinny" news. katy perry's brand-new music video. >> the star "roared" this out overnight. her new song called "never really over" along with the video featuring colorful but real imagery. take a listen. ♪ oh it was such a mess but wasn't it the best ♪ ♪ i guess it's never really over ♪ ♪ just because it's over doesn't mean it's really over ♪ ♪ maybe you'll be coming over again ♪ ♪ enough to get over you and over again ♪ >> that's catchy. the video's described by one critic as don draper sitting in a field finding himself in the final scene of "mad men" but with a lot more choreography. >> i need to bring in our good
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friend will who is the expert in all things taylor swift. will, you were breaking down for us taylor swift, katy perry, feud turned friend, and i can't explain it. >> the feud is old, we're not bringing up the old stuff, right? >> i think it's officially over now because taylor added this new katy perry song to her apple music playlist. so whatever bad blood there was, done, they're friends again. >> they're friends again. >> you heard it here first. breaking news. >> she added her on twitter, likes her on instagram now, there you go. >> besties. now going to the "mean tweets: nba edition." >> our friend jimmy kimmel aired his special edition of "mean tweets" with some of the biggest names in the nba reading out serious fan trash talk. here's a sample. >> bradley beal looks like if usher had someone sit on his head while he was a baby. thank you. >> dirk nowitzki looks like his sweat smells like mop water and chihuahua.
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>> ben simmons looks like he's holding in a fart every time he passes the ball. maybe i am. >> chris bosh talks like a white guy named dennis. >> oh, boy. >> they're so good. "maybe i am." >> most of the players took it all in stride, a few even clapped back at their haters. you never clap back, don't ever clap back. >> if you learn one thing. next we're going to big news for harry potter fans. j.k. rowling is set to release four new e-books next month. they're not full volumes but instead are described as bite-sized reads. i'm so excited. >> the books, available only as electronic versions, will reportedly delve deeper into the rich history of magic that makes up the rich tapestry of the harry potter series. >> each book will cover charms, defenses against the dark arts classes, astrology, herbology, and the care of magical creatures. please more hagrid. that's all i really want in life.
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>> the e-books will feature notes and sketches. the e-books will be released on june 27th, mark your calendars. >> marked my calendar already. finally the new viral sensation at the intersection of popular music and hollywood. >> we mentioned him earlier. rapper lil nas' "old town road" is blowing up the billboard charts. now the song with vocals by billy ray cyrus is the soundtrack for the "rambo 5: last blood trailer," take a listen. >> i have watched people i love die. some fast with a bullet. some not enough left to bury. ♪ yeah gonna take my horse to the old town road ♪ ♪ i'm gonna ride till i can't no more ♪ >> wow, i'm so into that right now. "rambo 5: last blood" is the fifth installment in sylvester stallone's legendary "rambo" series.
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in the northeast an ef-2 tornado touching down northwest of philadelphia. >> hundreds of climbers gridlocked at the summit of everest. >> people who are coming up wanted to go fast. people who were summited wanted to go down as well. >> 11 dead in 10 days, including two americans. climbers telling horror stories of passing dead bodies. >> we are seeing amanda eller publicly for the very first time since her dramatic rescue. eller disappeared on may 8th on what should have been a three-mile hike. what ensued instead was a two-week-long fight to survive in the unforgiving forest. >> these guys were not going to give up on me, thank god. >> new reporting on unidentified flying objects in our air space. >> what is that thing, dude? >> "the new york times" speaking with five navy pilots who have all said they've encountered ufos during training missions up and down the east coast. >> alex trebek three months after revealing his battle with
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stage 4 pancreatic cancer now saying doctors believe he is in near remission. the doctors said they hadn't seen this kind of positive result in their memory. some of the tumors have already shrunk by more than 50%. he adds it's kind of mind boggling, i've already gone from where i was to this. the doctors are so excited, just beside themselves with joy. >> what might be the worst ceremonial first pitch. >> pretty bad. >> she winds up and, wait for it, oh! >> how that is even possible? >> oh, right into the photographer. >> she's impressive because she's right-handed and threw all the way across her body and still went to the left. >> yeah. that's pretty impressive there. >> good job. maybe we should hire her. all right, this is also impressive. >> it was a busy month. >> i think my lead story was that woman throwing the baseball. no, not for everyone? >> we had crazy tornado outbreak, big political stories, final day of may. you're going to go into june 1st how? >> dancing backwards.
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you're going on vacation. >> i am. but i'll be back.
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making news in america this morning, president trump announcing new tariffs on all mexican goods after video shows a record number of migrants fleeing across the u.s. border. overnight mexico's president responding accusing trump of turning the u.s. into a ghetto. what the new tariffs mean for american consumers. decision day in the escalating battle over abortion. the final clinic in one state set to close today and another state with new restrictions on abortion facing a massive economic backlash. vacation nightmare. >> he at that point started choking me. >> a woman on a dream vacation
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