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landing in istanbul after an engine caught fire. more than 300 people were on board the qatar airways jet. no one was hurt. former nfl star darin sharper has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for drugging and raping women. sharper's voice broke as he told the judge he would like to apologize a thousand times to the women he harmed and to his friends and family. he said he's trying to figure out why he did it. now to new developments in the deadly water slide accident >> the women who were in the raft with the young boil who was killed are speaking out as we learn more about the investigation. linsey davis has the latest. >> reporter: more questions about just what caused the death of ten-year-old caleb schwab as he road down the world's tallest water slide at this kansas city water park. for the first time, the two women in the raft with him are speaking out, both suffered facial injuries. the duo released a statement through their lawyers saying,
only hope his family can find some comfort in knowing we're doing everything we know how to do to stop something from happening again to any other family." the ride, which translates to insane in german features multiperson rafts. it goes up to speeds of 70 miles per hour. [ screams ] each raft is supposed to carry between 400 and 550 pounds. police initially said one person weighed 140 pounds, another 170, weigh 90 pounds to make the 400-pound raft limit. police say weight taken at the hospital after the accident said one person weigh ed 275 pounds, another 197, and a third 73 pounds putting the combined weight at 545 pounds. abc news, new york. >> apparently there were issues with this ride when it first
the opening was delayed twice for safety reasons. even in the weeks leading up to caleb's death, there were reports of the harnesses not working properly and rafts coming off the slides. lots that investigators are still looking into. >> and that investigation is in the early stages right now. we know while the park itself is reopened, that ride will be closed for at least the rest of this year. we have more news coming up. >> you're watching "world news
? many of us have been very into the olympics, of course. but they're now over and they only happen every four years. >> yes, but there's a new sport, extreme one, perfect for the summer that we may be seeing more of. >> reporter: this is fly boarding. the very latest in extreme sports with a twist of sci-fi. >> the best thing about fly boarding is you're up in the air
>> reporter: those pushing the boundaries, women, the world over. flipping far above the water is jemma weston, fly boarding where no one has flown before. >> you feel a little bit like a super hero. >> reporter: attached to a hover board powered by the force of water. pumped through a hose by a jetsky. only invented in 2011 by a professional just skier. jemma couldn't resist it. i get sitting still as a child? >> i didn't as a child, and still now. those who know me are like calm down. >> reporter: she's a stunt woman. appearing in "the hobbit" trilogy, "spartacus," and "pete's dragon." only discovering fly boarding a few years ago. she entered the world cup in dubai as an unknown. she crushed it, taking first
how many back flips can you do? >> the most i can do before i hit the water is three. >> reporter: after the world cup win, she wanted to win big this year and bring fly boarding to the masses. on her own, 8,000 miles away from home, even a bad-ass fly boarder gets homesick. she called her little brother, also a fly boarder, to join her. >> we've always been jumping off roofs and onto trampolines, using sheets as parachutes. only brother/sister duos in the sport today. they train in florida with a power fly team. this year two of them competed in france. jemma stuns in the opening rounds and semifinals. >> a great competition. the girls are good. >> reporter: little brother beau placed sixth overall in the
jemma flips, twirls, and flies to the top spot. the champ once again. proving what this brother sister duo have known all along. >> it's a national bird but flightless bird so they can't fly. we're proving that kiwis can fly. >> reporter: abc news, florida. >> awesome. during the early stages of it, one of my buddies, we were doing it on live tv s the guy get on board like -- he slammed into the water not as planned. they've come a long way since then. >> did you try it? >> no. it looks so cool, though. >> there's a part of me that wants to try it, and another part, probably my brain, tells me to stay away. >> the world cup for that is in
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k-y touch. it's friday. it's friday. "insomniac theater" time. two movies set in a very different time but with an underlying theme of war. >> let's start with "war dogs." directed by toddhi teller as two young entrepreneurs who land a $300 million government contract to arm american allies in afghanistan. the pair quickly find themselves in way over their heads, and dealing with some shady characters. >> wait. what? okay. how much for the ammo? >> ten cents a round. >> i'm sorry you're on a terrorist watch list? >> you work for homeland
to sullivan. >> we will, but we're very interested. >> good, my flight leaves tomorrow morning at 10. i can't spend more than 48 hours in this dump. >> that's what i always say vegas is a two-day down. >> i was talking about america. >> critics giving "war dogs" mixed reviews. one saying, it raises questions about the economic imperatives of war while masquerading as a buddy comedy. and another calls it slickly and noisily entertaining in a cue the next montage way. >> an amazing true story. next up, a remake of the 1959 "ben-hur." a fictional jewish prince enslaved by the romans, the story of redemption and revenge giving way to stories of love and passion. there's plenty updated in the remake, including big-budget action scenes.
honor. you will see them die for you. >> you should have stayed away. >> you should have killed me. >> i will. >> them be fighting words. critics are tough on the updated "ben-hur," pointing out various shortcomings. one sayin all is a convincing reason to exist. but it's not all bad. another saying, it doesn't eclipse the predecessor, but it doesn't crash and burn and that's something of a miracle. >> thank you, i think. >> the thing is they did have a big, big shoes to fill here. >> huge. 11 oscars for the predecessor. and charlton heston, although this one has god. >> morgan freeman. >> that's the news for this half hour.
this morning on "world news now," breaking overnight, two american swimmers on their way back to the u.s. after being questioned in a robbery investigation in rio. >> new video released, investigators say, prove their robbery claim were all a lie. and a different tone from donald trump. the presidential candidate is expressing regret for previous comments, wrong thing. more trouble in southern california. a new wildfire forcing more evacuations. this as firefighters make progress on the massive blue cut fire. and usain bolt proves he's the fastest man in the world. blowing away the competition and making history in rio. it's friday, august 19th. >> from abc news, this is "world
good friday morning to you. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm diane macedo. we start with breaking news overnight. two olympics swimmers heading back to the u.s. after testifying about claims that they were robbed at gunpoint. >> they were detained in a rio police station for about 24 hours. they were allowed to board a plane late last night. here's a new video of gunnar bentz and jack conger on the plane. they're due to land in miami early this morning. hours earlier the u.s. olympics committee apologized to brazil. authorities in rio saying four u.s. swimmers including ryan lochte lied about the armed robbery. >> the incident hit the headlines because of statements from headline, but a series of videos paint a little bit of a different story. >> reporter: as first reported by abc news, brazilian police saying the now-infamous robbery was fictional. police saying the videos fill in the missing time line. the police chief saying it was
also the first images we've seen of the four entering the club, club france, around 1:45 a.m. lochte snatching this inside the club around 2:35 a.m. the swimmers say they left the club at 4: but this video was stamped 5:47 a.m. they arrive at the gas station just after this surveillance video obtained by abc news appears to show them going toward the bathroom. they kicked down the door and vandalized the bathroom. the four swimmers continued on here back toward their taxi. at this point, they allegedly ripped a poster off the wall before being confronted by the security guard. it shows them walking toward the gas pumps trying to get into the wrong cab and then theirs. they're confronted by a man in black who comes to their window and motions for them to get out of the car.
you see what appears to be gunnar bentz reach to his wallet, take out money and handing it to the man. then you see them walking off camera. one swimmer with his hands in the air. sources who spoke to all four swimmers insist their version holds true. they point to a three-minute chunk of missing video which they claim would show them being held up at gunpoint and bullied to sit down on the curb. the video returns and you see them putting their hands up. lochte standing to get something to his it to a man in block. -- in black. they're held there by security until 6:20 a.m. sources saying the men were forced to hand over all their money, about $400, by the armed men who were not the place. 40 minutes later they're back at the village just before 7:00 a.m. seemingly unfazed. whatever happened, police saying it wasn't this.
forehead. >> he said, "get down." i put my hands up. whatever. >> reporter: we were there as bentz and conger were walked in for questioning. the two men are around here. what the swimmers said, according to the police, there was no robbery. the sources who spoke to the swimmer calling that an outright lie, saying none of the swimmers have changed their story. >> it's interesting because yesterday it seemed the authorities were saying this was completely fabricated without anybody knowing where it came from, and it seems the account is fairly close. >> there's some matter of truth. >> and i wonder how much of this may have been a misunderstanding, especially with the language barrier? >> i think there was a lot of misunderstanding. first of all, you have the usoc apologizing for this. but as you look at this videotape, a lot of what the
security guard. they said someone with a badge who looked like a police officer who did hold them at gunpoint. admitted money changed hands. >> there was a little bit of truth at the end of the day. >> definitely the investigation is going to be ongoing to see how much of it was a lie and how much of it may be a misunderstanding. we are going to keep everybody updated. >> and two guys on a plane who can't wait for 6:50 to get here this morning. donald trump is expressing regret for some of the things he said. he was uncharactriesically mellow as he read remarks in charlotte. and after a year of making controversial comments, he appeared to have a moment of contrition. >> sometimes in the heat of debate and speaking on a multitude of issues, you don't choose the right words.
i have done that. and believe it or not, i regret it. and i do regret it. particularly where it may have caused personal pain. >> the clinton campaign dismisses the remarks as, "simply a well-written phrase." the campaign is calling on trump to specify which comments he regrets. >> trump and mike pence are expected to visit the flood zone in louisiana today. said his office was not contacted by the trump campaign. the spokesman says trump was welcome to come to louisiana but not for a photo op. instead, he proposed trump consider volunteering or making a sizable donation to the flood relief fund. and an editorial in a louisiana is calling for president obama to cut short his vacation and confront flood victim face to face.
updates on the crisis. the clinton foundation will no longer accept foreign or corporate donations if hillary clinton wins the election. bill clinton also renounced he would resign from the board of the charitable foundation and stop giving paid speeches until the election. he wants to avoid the possibility of second-guessing or any other issues should his wife become president. now to california where weary crews are battling another wildfire. the ray fired burned at least 600 acres in santa barbara. it's forced the evacuation two of campgrounds there. it is now 20% contained. aircraft being diverted from other fire to provide aerial assistance there. further south, some residents are being allowed to go back home as crews make some progress in the blue cut fire. the fire is 22% contained. officials still can't say how many homes were destroyed or damaged by that one. back to the olympics. the united states has hit triple
medals after thursday's events. >> the u.s. picked up seven medals on the day. five of them were gold bringing the number up to 35. the biggest win came in an event where the americans stayed alive for a medal thanks to a second chance. >> reporter: a sweet reprieve for the americans who got a second chance at the women's 4x100 relay. allison felix dropped the baton after being bumped by a the u.s. got a do-over. the americans raced all alone against the clock and were fast enough to make the finals today. it was the u.s. versus france in the women's basketball semis. the americans saying good-bye to the french. trouncing them 86-67. back to track and field and ashton eaton of the u.s. taking gold in the final event of the men's decathlon. the 1,500 meters. he becomes the first repeat decathlon champion since it was
eaton takes the honorary title of world's greatest athlete. and more gold for the united states in the women's 400 meter hurdle. delilah muhammad dashes to victory, the first american woman to win gold in the event. ashley spencer barrels her way to bronze. usain bolt proved again he's the world's fastest man. he ran to gold in the men's 200-meter with an easy win. his third straight olympic medal in the 200. he's third straight triple. he just needs gold in tonight's 4x100 relay. >> that's probably just a thing that's already written. usain bolt will probably win that one. >> inevitable it seems. we've jinxed peoples like that before, not we, but announcers. forecaster victory prematurely. >> he's one for the history books, usain bolt. he's probably the biggest star in is in jamaica. he's the highest paid athlete
and when you see the difference between him and the other competitors, you can understand why. >> he makes it look so easy. and you know that obviously it's not because he's competing with the other best people in the world. >> look at that. >> and not only does he make it by that distance, he does it with a smile on his face. >> pretty good. well, coming up, city on edge. new fallout in chicago from the fatal police shooting of a teenager nearly two years ago. >> and lebron james proves he is a difference maker off the court too. hear how the nba champ is impacting the lives of thousands of families. >> you can find us on facebook at wnnfans.com and on twitter @abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." on twitter at abcwnn. you're watching "world news
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a freig a freight train in chile plunged into a river after a bridge collapse. it dated back to not clear what caused to give way. several cars were carrying hazardous chemicals. no one was hurt. in this country, police in st. louis are hoping the release of this video will help them track down a killer. you can see the passenger in the gray cheffy impala opening fire. the second victim is in critical condition. >> more fallout from the police shooting of a teenager in chicago two years ago. >> the city's police
officers to be fired saying they lied about the fatal shooting of laquan mcdonald. here's abc's pierre thomas. >> reporter: the seven chicago officers facing firing of the now incident seen in this dash cam video. laquan mcdonald running down the street. he did have a knife, but the video shows him moving away from officers before he's gunned down. an autopsy finding he was shot 16 times. chicago's police superintendent concluding that the video contradicts the officers' story that mcdonald posed an immeant threat. >> he had no choice, he had to fire. >> reporter: the shooting happened nearly two years ago. the video was not released until more than a year later. the controversy comes at a difficult moment for the city. homicides surging, and police often facing violent criminals. this video shows an officer risking his life. >> i'm hit. i'm hit. >> reporter: his face grazed by a bullet during a high speed chase and gun battle.
police coverup and the murder of a suspect. abc news, washington. >> officer van dyke, by the way, has been charged with murder. and just before that video was released, the video being released late last year, they fought to keep it secret for some time. >> the justice department is now investigating whether the police department has a systematic history of violating citizens' rights. a lot o answered. coming up, the story behind this heartbreaking image seen around the world. first, lebron james, a champion on the court and off. how he's helping thousands of children and their parents. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. "world news now."
of course we know lebron james brought an nba title to his home state of ohio. the nba superstar is making an even bigger impact in akron. >> he's on a mission to help thousands of kids and their parents get a better education and go to college through his lebron james family foundation. espn has the story. >> lebron james family foundation, we are family reunion. let me hear you make some noise. [ cheers ] >> it's time to look in the mirror and ask ourselves what
and most importantly, go back to our communities, invest our time, our resources, help rebuild them, help strengthen them, help change them. we all have to do better. thank you. [ applause ] >> reporter: the speech lebron james and his fellow nba players gave at the espys earlier this summer was very public. the reason behind it, that was very personal. >> i definitely could have been a statistic. i had days where i felt like it was just me and my mom and no one cared, and there's no way that we're going to be able to make it out of this. i had a dream about that if i ever become successful, it wasn't just going to be about me. when i became a professional, i was like, well i have to figure out a way, with help, still, to make something happen in my community where these kids can also be successful. >> reporter: for years they
in 2011 they hit on this. what if a group of third graders were closely supported in school, month after month, year after year, all the way up to graduation? >> the children start in third grade. that's the key time when we start to see children fall through the cracks, and we start to see the achievement gap broadening. we can grab and save these kids. >> reporter: last summer lebron raised that expectation even higher. announcing a partnership with the university of akron that will provide college scholarships for kids in his program who graduate high school. >> it's amazing. it gives you that sense of light for your own kid, because we didn't have it. so to know that she's going to have that is great. >> we have a lot of parents here that didn't graduate high school. not only are we tracking our
better, we're lending a helping hand to a lot of parents who didn't graduate high school and putting them in programs where they can get their high school diploma. >> it always kind of haunted me like go back to school, go back to school and stuff. so when i got the letter in the mail for the orientation for the ged class, i was jumping up and down like it's my turn. >> it's great. you can see the difference it makes. i went through a similar program like that through a liz claiborne program. when i was coming up in school. she support a group of students. it was called the acorn students. the other kids called us nerds. she supported us going to see different colleges and straight through high school, and sadly, as you see me here today, it didn't work out that well. i failed. >> you were a nerd? did they see your dance skills? i can't believe that. >> that's what did it. >> lebron welcomed a new class of third graders, and the program will add more than 1200 students. >> it's a wonderful concept.
time now for the mix. time now for "the mix." a big 100 medals for the u.s. in the olympics. even the athletes that don't get medals don't come home empty-handed. >> they don't? >> no. they get swag. >> as in you're cool? >> that, too. but each one of the athletes gets this sort of handcrafted swag bag full of athletic gear, you could say. >> not bad. i have the list of the men's here. what the guys get is ten short sleeve t-shirts. four long sleeve pullover shirts. it's about $25,000 a piece. >> that's the medals. that's what they're worth. the swag bags not so much, but you get to look good. >> girls get sports bras, leggings.
this morning on "world news now," breaking right now two this morning on "world news now," breaking right now two american swimmers detained in rio are now on their way back to the u.s. the new video of them boarding the plane after testifying about their claims of robbery. the crime that investigators say never happened. and a turn of the page for donald trump. the prid expressing regret for things he said in the past. even showing remorse for causing what he called personal pain. and a grateful musician is using his talent to say thank you. >> an amazing recovery. playing a violin outside a hospital where he had brain surgery only 24 hours earlier. and the music world is rocking with this. a surprise drop overnight. frank ocean, the talk of social media with a sneak peek for fans.
>> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> here's very, very late. >> better late than never. >> frank ocean. >> the great national nightmare is over. frank ocean's album is out there somewhere. >> good morning to you all. i'm diane macedo. >> and i'm kendis gibson. we'll get started with the two american swimmers on their way back. they were caught in thmi on their way home right now. >> here's a look at gunnar bentz and jack conger. they're set to land later this morning. neither commented on claims that they and two teammates including 12-time medal winner ryan lochte lied about having victims of an armed robbery on sunday morning. >> bentz and conger spent a long day at a rio police station. they left to a chorus of boos with people calling them liars. brazilian detectives say the men
vandalized a gas station bathroom after a night of drinking. they were questioned by guards and paid for the damage, and then they left. >> the story started to unravel because of surveillance video from the gas station. police say the part about the armed robbery was made up, and authorities are recommending charges against lochte and feigen. the u.s. olympic committee has apologized to brazil and the city of rio saying the swimmers' behavior was not acceptable, but it's >> look that video. >> there are sources close to the swimmers saying they're not recanting their story. they're saying they were held at gunpoint. they are saying it was a security guard from the gas station who was trying to get them to wait for police and recover damages after they vandalized the bathroom. >> in essence, a shakedown, not a robbery. take a look at the videotape, and that's how some people may look at it. >> the new york media having a field day, as you would expect. this is the new york "daily news" for today.
they call it the lochte mess monster. >> the "post" also taking advantage of the opportunity calling lochte the ugly american. again, a lot of questions still swirling around this, and we'll have to wait to see how much of this was a misunderstanding. >> i like the small print. liar, liar, speedo on fire. they've done better. they've done better. it might be a little unfair as well. >> they were held at gunpoint. it's not like the story was completely made up. >> exactly. to the u.s., expected to be here a little bit later on this morning, arriving in miami. let's switch gears and go to the race for the white house. speaking of shifting gears, it's a shift in tone for donald trump. expressing regret over his remarks for the first time. >> trump repeatedly tried to reach out to african american voters while addressing supporters in charlotte, north carolina. as he continues to struggle in the polls, he reflected on some of the things he said that may have affected others but
was talking about. >> sometimes in the heat of debate and speaking on a multitude of issues, you don't choose the right words. or you say the wrong thing. i have done that. and believe it or not, i regret it. and i do regret it. particularly where it may have caused personal pain. t insulting everyone from immigrants to women, even a gold star family. hillary clinton's campaign is calling the remarks a well written phrase, and the campaign says they'd like to hear him specify which comments he regrets. on the campaign trail trump and mike pence are heading to baton rouge, louisiana, to visit flood victims and tour the damage.
first general election tv ads today spending about $5 million in four swing states. the latest on the effort to reboot the campaign. >> reporter: donald trump taking his law and order persona to a shooting range, firing an assault rifle while in a suit and tie. >> we went down to the range and had a little shooting practice. >> reporter: the gop nominee impressing a north carolina sheriff. >> i got to say this man can shoot. >> reporter: we'll have to take his word for it. cameras not allowed to document trump the sharpshooter. he's shaking up his campaign and now starting an uphill climb, though some of his longtime aides refuse to accept he's behind. >> you say it's not a shakeup, but you guys are down. >> says who? >> polls, most of them, all of them. >> says who? >> polls. i just told you. i answered your question. >> okay. which polls? >> all of them. >> okay. >> reporter: now his new campaign manager admitting trump
>> i think it helps us to be a little behind, and we are. it lights a fire under us and reminds us of what we need to do to get it done. >> reporter: there is still time. the first debate a prime opportunity to turn things around with millions watching. >> i look forward to it. i like being off the cuff. i've been in 11 debates. i never debated before. my whole life is a debate. >> reporter: conway says trump will hold his first debate prep session this weekend. more than a month before the showdown. they've selected someone to play hillary clinton, but they won't say who. major announcement from bill clinton saying the clinton foundation will no longer take foreign or corporate donations if hillary clinton is president. house republicans have called for an investigation, accusing the foundation of being a pay-for-play foundation. the clintons vehemently deny that. charlotte, north carolina. now to california where crews are battling a second major
the ray fire has burned at least 600 acres. it is 20% contained. in san bernardino some residents are being allowed to return home as firefighters get a better handle on the blue cut fire. it's considered 22% contained. officials still can't say how many homes were lost. the white house is admitting that a cash payout to iran was connected to a release of prisoners. the obama administration acknowledged for the first time that a $400,000 was used as "leverage." e day iran released several prisoners. top republicans are demanding answers. administration officials insist that despite new details about the transaction, it was not a ransom payment. russia says it's ready to support a call by the united nations for weekly cease fires in aleppo. the move comes as this image spreads around the globe. it was a little boy pulled from the building after the city was rocked by another devastating air strike.
>> reporter: "get him down. carry him," the medics shout as the young boy on this video shot by syrian activists is rushed to the waiting ambulance. but with so many more to rescue, the 5-year-old, omran is his name, sits alone for just a moment, and then that instant, the single still photograph capturing his innocence. it is an image that says "this is a child like my own." injuries were minor and the rest of his family survived, but surviving another day in syria is never guaranteed. the five-year war has left at least 100,000 children dead. millions of other children remain inside the war-torn nation just like omran. this happened in aleppo where syrian government forces with the help of russians have been bombing rebel groups. in the last few weeks alone,
killed, as well. martha raddatz, abc news, washington. back in the country, new developments about the zika virus here in the u.s. at least two cases of the virus have been diagnosed in miami beach. it's believed both cases were transmitted by local mosquitoes. 35 people have been infected so far in florida with most of the cases in an area of north miami. a violinist showing off his skills hours after brain surgery. now hundreds are opening their hearts and wallets to help him >> one day after having a brain tumor removed, he played outside the roch esther -- rochester hospital where he had the operation to inspire other patients and thank his supporters. the supporters have responded with a gofundme account to help pay his bills. it's raised more than $17,000. >> he sounds great. listen. ?
>> not at all. he's actually known around the world, and came to the u.s. from bulgaria at 11 years old in the late '90s and has made quite a name for himself. ? >> very cool. 24 hours later. >> even performed on "america's got talent." 2012. >> 24 hours later. coming up, bowl strikes again. the fastest man on the planet makes history one more time. and flawless? you be the judge as beyonce takes the plunge off the side of a yacht. first, a look at today's forecast. >> "world news now" weather brought to you by leesa mattress. to you by laes a
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? oh, no. >> exactly. >> it's the last day. >> yes. the last day. >> i'm wondering how many of you are grateful for that as well. >> 29-year-old usain bolt says he's getting old. you wouldn't know it by his latest gold medal performance. >> he won the 200 meter for the third straight olympics. that gives him eight gold medals. when asked about the 2020 games in tokyo, he said i think this is the last one. >> that means he'll be back. and hanging on to the title of world's greatest athlete, ashton eaton. the first man to win back-to-back medals in the decathlon since 1984.
1,500 meters. his wife who is a canadian olympian took bronze in the heptathalon last week. >> quite an threatic family there. >> yep. and americans kendis gibwen in the men's shot put. a record toss of nearly 74 feet. the silver, the first time the u.s. has finished in the top two spots in the event since 1996. it looked like the united states' chances to medal in the felix dropped the baton during an exchange, but after a protest, they ruled she was bumped by a brazilian runner. the u.s. team was allowed to run by itself against the clock late tuesday and qualified for tonight's final. lucky. and the united states' delilah muhammad is now the first american woman to win the 400-meter hurdles. she was joined by spencer who
and those two medals help the u.s. reach an even 100 in rio. 35 of them gold so far. >> there you see china is far behind with 58. portugal with one. >> how is belize doing? >> zero. we're going good. >> it's kind of like the u.s. >> it is not -- >> just missing a few other -- >> missing the one. >> nice, round number. >> is it time for our last and final samba? when we come back, spiderman's new love interest is breaking barriers and we're sambaing. ? "world news now" continues
? skinny so skinny ? "skinny" time. we're going to start with breaking "skinny" news. twitter blowing up overnight. fans have been waiting apparently a long time for music from frank ocean, and apparently it's finally here. ? >> the singer has debuted a 45 minute visual album titled "endless" on apple music after live streaming it for fans.
been endless. >> i see. >> ocean has been teasing it for months now. it was supposed to drop weeks ago. and that had the internet in some agony. >> really. check out this meme here. >> it says, "still waiting for the new frank ocean album." >> ocean's first album was released in 2012. he was then nominated for six grammys including best new artist and best urban it's still the top trending thing right now on twitter. >> this new album. >> yeah. >> so there. voila. the world. >> you're welcome, world. . >> your wishes have been answered. so we all know beyonce is considered flawless, and it appears she's also pretty fearless. she's on vacation with her family hanging out in their
and she decided to jump off it. >> tmz captured the moment. maybe she was inspired by the olympics. do you think? and while she doesn't quite rank with the divers in rio, you know, i think she had a relatively small splash. >> she didn't get that perfect vertical. >> that's a problem. that is the key. the chinese divers always get that perfect vertical. >> yeah. >> you can even see in that video jay-z was below, snapping photos of the plunge. gold, silver, bronze? >> an a for effort. [ splash ] kind of like our samba. >> an a for effort, an f for reality. a former disney star and "dancing with the stars" star has landed a groundbreaking new role for mary jane watson in the upcoming "spider-man," making her the first black mary jane.
march. her role was kept under wraps. the 19-year-old will star opposite tom holland. it swings into theaters next summer. >> not to be confused by "being mary jane," which was black. a whole other story. >> okay. so if you could get a tour from london by any of the royals, who would you pick? >> harry. >> the queen? >> no, definitely not the queen. >> you, sir -- >> are not with the masses on this one. >> a new survey of americans commissioned by london's mayor finds most of us would want queen elizabeth to show us around. if she wasn't available, most said the princes or duchess would do. >> that would do? i guess i'll hang out with harry for the day. >> and if you had to settle for a commoner, adele and david beckham were the favorites. >> can you call them commoners? >> he's been knighted, hasn't he?
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k-y touch. and finally this half hour, our look back at the week gone and finally this half hour, our look back at the week gone by from fires and floods to the thrill of olympic gold. >> and who can forget about the election? here is our "friday >> this is a monster of a fire that is moving faster than any other fire i've seen in a very long time. >> i think this is the worst that i've ever seen. you know? and it's kind of getting used to the idea of being homeless. >> this is where we all grew up. >> this is all we've known. >> our whole life, and now all our neighbors, look at what they have to come home to. it's horrible.
the arrest of damon anthony pashil on 17 counts of arson. >> we've seen boat after boat filled with evacuees. the rescues are done by neighbors helping neighbors. >> i'm drowning. get my dog. >> maybe she's gone. >> no, she'd better not be. >> i got your dog out. [ gunfire ] shots fired. injured officers here. >> he had a gun in his hand. >> my brother was 23. he didn't have a felony record. he got a two-year-old baby that got to grow up without him. how are we supposed to explain that? >> we're not killing us. you're killing us. >> i don't want to change. everyone talks about are you going to pivot? i don't want to pivot. you have to be you. >> when someone shows you who they are, believe them. >> and the guy pulled out his
he cocked it, put it to my forehead and said get down, and i was like, i put my hands up. i was like whatever. he took our money. is there any concern that ryan lochte and his teammates may have been trying to cover something up. >> i couldn't comment on that. >> you'll learn. don't worry about it. >> we're so ready. it's fun when we go out and we don't have to think about anything. >> we should mention closing ceremonies of the rio games on sunday. >> what are we going to do without any more gold medals to boast about, and no more samba? >> mercifully, no more samba. after this friday, or after today. >> do you think the viewers are grateful for that as well? are they going to miss it? >> i think they're all very grateful. a lot of things happening in the week ahead. national white chocolate day next week. >> i like that. this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
breaking news, two u.s. olympians are heading home from rio after talking to police for hours. outrage is growing in brazil as police say they lied about being robbed at gunpoint but the swimmers are sticking to their story. we have new reaction from the u.s. team overnight. donald trump's campaign seems to enter a new phase with a surprising statement overnight. he hds zone today, but will the president break from his vacation to see the worst natural disaster in four years? a sailboat crew makes an urgent call for help as their boat starts taking on water and then they make a difficult decision. and lightning bolt. usain bolt does it again winning gold in the 200 meters, so why isn't he happy? a good friday morning to you