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>> yes. turning to the olympics where swimmer katie ledecky is making a difference for the u.s. relay team. >> the americans were running second in the 4x200 relay. ledecky dove in and anchored the team to beat australia by two seconds. the men considered to be the greatest male gymnast picked up another medal. japan's gymnast held someone off with a british gymnast not far behind. he's won the last six world championships. >> thanks to him, japan is third in both gold medals and the overall medal count. china is second in both. the u.s. remains a leader with 11 golds, 11 silvers, 10 bronzes. a total of 32. >> not bad at all.
competi competition. phelps and lochte go head to head. katie ledecky will qualify for the 800-meter freestyle. and golf returns to the olympics for the first time since 1904. >> we've been waiting a long time to see golf back at the olympics. we'll have full coverage of that tomorrow morning here. it's amassing the that got you, really? >> yeah. >> really? >> don't mind me. it's amazing the lengths that some thieves will go to steal a bike in central china. for a moment it appears the heavy chains are securing this to a tree would be enough. >> unable to get rid of the chain, look at the thief. he gets rid of the tree. he decides he knows how to solve the problem. he cuts down the entire tree.
he's a thief. got to give him credit for his problem-solving skills. >> he's creative. coming up, athletes displaced by war make their mark on the >> we're learning the stories of some of the athletes making the teams at rio. here at home, he's a doctor raising eyebrows and a lot more than that by offering an exclusive look at his practice on social media. first, let's take a peek at today's temperatures.
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he was a star athlete in his hometown of aleppo, a shoe-in for the london olympics. but then the war started. he made the harrowing trip across the mediterranean to europe where he had the best chance of competing. he went to belgium where he met his current coach. >> before he came to belgium he hadn't been training for six months. he was overwgh he came to me in february, and he just -- when i asked him to swim 400 meters, he was already dead. >> reporter: the international olympics committee announced it would create the first ever refugee team. for the elite athletes among the record 21 million refugees worldwide. rami applied and a few months later he got the call. >> so i said, okay, if you really have aspirations to go, and if we only know it in june or july, if you're allowed to go
train as if you are going. and i cannot do anything about that. if it hurts, it hurts. you just have to do it. >> reporter: rami is one of two refugees from syria. the others from south sudan, ethiopia and the democratic republic of the congo. >> it's a child's dream to be here, and what makes it special for him is that he was supposed to be here. when there was no war, he was supposed to be here, and that he is here, even when not everything is optimal, he is here, and he now has something to go on. and he will go on. >> reporter: his number one hope is that by the next summer olympics, the notion of a team for refugees will be obsolete. >> in addition to his training, he also had to take intensive dutch lessons. she said the first words in
an understandable sentiment. >> we have no idea what that's like. never at all. good for them. that's a great story. >> it's inspiring. >> and he got a standing ovation making his personal best. >> and he competes tonight. we wish him luck tonight. >> ali rogin, thank you so much. and joining us this morning coming up, we visit a guy called dr. miami. >> okay. he's offering behind the scenes visits to his operating rooms. they're proving popular on social media. you're watching "wor now." >> "world news now" continues after this from our abc
most people don't enjoy going to the doctor no matter how nice our doctor is or how nice your doctor is. one plastic surgeon's popularity is soaring. >> interesting name. he's called dr. miami. he's bringing his viewers behind the scenes. the key word is behind his name, of course. we're up all night with rebecca jarvis. >> reporter: it's inside the operating room like you've never seen before. >> how nice is this booty looking? >> reporter: brought to you by the man known as dr. miami. >> they call me dr. miami. i'm a plastic surgeon. i make people feel better about their bodies.
taking viewers behind the scenes of surgery. most so graphic we can't even show you. >> we have a brazilian butt lift. she's quite square. we're going to give her a natural waist around the booty. >> reporter: capturing the before, after and everything in between. in the ten-second video clips he posts to social media, snapchat. >> i made my incision. >> reporter: the result, a cult following of mil chat followers and more new patients than he can handle. >> and then we said we're taking a break from appointments. we have a backlog already of over two years. i'm going to clean it up and show you the before and after. >> reporter: he insists that all there doesn't distract him in the operating room where life is literally in his hands. god forbid that worst case scenario. somebody dies on your table. >> we're careful. we hope it never happens. >> reporter: it's not the first time viewers have flocked to
of fans tune in to see the good, the bad and the ugly side of cosmetic surgery. but in his o.r., the unedited, unfiltered video is almost instan taint instantan instantaneously. >> this booty is all done. look how nice and round it is. everything she wanted in a booty and a bag of chips. >> reporter: unfocussed in the backfired before. after a comedian joan rivers suffered fatal complications, her daughter sued where the procedure was done claiming that a doctor took photos of joan rivers while under sedation. melissa rivers reaching a settlement for an undisclosed amount. so far for dr. miami, no complications. something goes wrong, somebody has the evidence to bring to a court and say, look what he did
>> i think all surgeries should be on tape. what's wrong with transparency? it's like saying to a cop why are you wearing a body camera? cameras on police and in schools are a good thing. it keeps everybody focussed. >> reporter: dr. miami's popularity only seems to be growing. >> here are your finalists for best snapchatter of the year. >> reporter: he came in second. >> maybe nex >> you never know. >> reporter: while snapchat may have made him famous, his patients say the work speaks for itself. for nightline, i'm rebecca jarvis in miami. >> maybe he should get the first place winner to provide commentary on the surgeries. apparently he tried to do it on instagram and post photos that they were too graphic and he got kicked off. so his daughter had to teach him how to use snapchat. >> one-third of his patients say no thank you. >> they do have the option to
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? i don't think i did very well. it's one, two, three. men are supposed to be a wider stance. in brazil samba music isn't just for carnival time of year. it's a daily beat of life in places like rio. >> the city is famous for sites and sounds. abc's amy robach has been taking in some of them while covering the games for us. >> reporter: vibrant, vivacious, bursting with energy from the beaches to the blue skies, this is rio de janeiro. we wanted to experience rio's heart beat up close. the pulsating culture that drives the national motto, order
at it with the clouds moving in front of it. this 90-foot-tall statue of jesus is located at the top of the mountain redeemer. it was completed in 1941. it gets hits from lightning every year. during the visit the wind was unbelievable. which didn't help me selfie game. of course, all that climbing worked up an appetite. oh, that's cheese in there? >> yes. >> reporter: so we caught up with roberto, the team's official chef for team brazil who designed 191 recipes to keep the team's 465 athletes fueled. we hit the kitchen to get the brazilian take on a texas classic, the brisket sandwich. >> melt the cheese. here we have oil. it's a mix of brazil and america.
gold medal. >> thank you. >> reporter: and finally no trip to rio is complete without samba lessons. the celebrated dance front and center at rio's carnival festival that brings nearly 2 million people to town to mark the beginning of lent. >> like this. >> reporter: you have to have attitude. famous latin dance atasha taught me some quintessential moves i won't soon forget. samba is hips? >> yes. >> great moves. >> that one looks a lot easier that. >> i love one comment. they said diane, your samba is getting better, kendis, god bless. >> one, two, three. one, two, three.
this morning on "world news now," new details in the dramatic standoff at trump tower. >> the slow chase in the middle of rush hour with police cutting out windows to take the climber down. and there's a revelation that the stuntman is actually a trump supporter. breaking overnight, terrorist takedown. we have more just in. >> as crews in western states work to gain control over wildfires. the cause of one fire is determined to be a faulty hot tub. in rio, team usa adding to a collection of medals. some highlights from the biggest events including the incredible endurance of one man not even competing, riding his rickshaw across the american continent to make it to the games.
>> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning, everybody. as you'd expect the tabloids are having fun with the guy who was climbing. you have "the new york daily news," that says, hey, donald, will your wall stop the suction cups? these suction cups? >> and we have "the new york post" saying he's a trump. >> i see what you were doing there. everybody is into cupping these days, i guess. >> a whole new level. >> and we begin with the details on that stunt here in new york. the man scaled trump tower using suction cups. >> the man identified only as steve. he's from virginia. he told police he was a trump supporter and wanted a private meeting with donald trump. he slowly climbed the 68-story building as emergency crews cut holes in vents and broke windows trying to intercept him. witnesses described the moments
>> there was a gentleman, this man to our right. he was kind of jumping up and down, extremely anxious. didn't think much of it. two minutes later we turned around and he was running across the side of the building. >> after two-and-a-half hours, two police officers reached through the window on the 21st floor and grabbed him and pulled him to safety. he was hospitalized overnight at bellevue for evaluation and will be charged. >> donald trump tweeted, quote, great job today by protecting the people and saving the climber. meanwhile, trump is blasting hillary clinton over a batch of e-mails calling it evidence of a pay-for-play scheme. >> the e-mails are raising questions about donations to the clinton foundation in exchange for favors but the clinton camp says the messages did not involve the secretary and had no bearing on the foundation's work. >> trump also told supporters in florida that president obama is the founder of isis and clinton
this is as he fends off criticism that some consider a veiled threat to clinton. >> we witnessed the latest in a long line of casual comments from donald trump that cross the line. >> reporter: she's referring, of course, to this comment. >> if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. although the second amendment people maybe there is. >> casual inciting of violence. >> reporter: it's comments like that from trump that have caused many republicans to announce their support for clinton. the clinton campaign launching a former campaign to bring in more republicans than independents including a website, togetherforamerica.com. and as trump keeps slamming clinton on guns, he's getting a boost from the nra with ads.
key ads in pennsylvania and ohio. both candidates focusing on the economy. clinton touring a millenial owned company in des moines, iowa, checking out their supply of ironic t-shirts, even getting one made just for her. she used the company as an example of made in america. and slammed trump. >> he makes all these things. he doesn't make any of them in the united states. >> reporter: trump in southwestern, virginia, meeting with coal industry leaders. >> mines will be gone if she gets elected. >> reporter: and that nra television ad buy is a huge boost to the trump campaign, which so far has spent an astonishing zero, yes, zero dollars on general election tv ads. diane and kendis, in comparison, hillary clinton's campaign has spent nearly $56 million. diane, kendis? >> all right. our thanks to karen in washington d.c. we have breaking news right now from canada where the suspect in a suicide bomb plot has been killed in an area
miles from the michigan border. investigators say a man with known ties to isis was planning to blow himself up in a public place in the southern ontario town but was killed during a police takedown before he could carry out the plan. officials say he acted alone and there's no current threat to public safety. new details about the florida police officer who shot and killed a 73-year-old civilian during a citizen's training exercise gone wrong. earlier this year punta gorda officer was at the center of a lawsuit after using his k-9 to take down a bicyclist. he's on administrative leave. investigators are looking into the question of how a live round was in his gun after what was supposed to be a mock shooting. and a blistering report from the justice department. according to the report investigators found excessive force and discrimination against african-americans.
african-american stops to only 180 white american stops. the investigation began after the death of freddie gray last year. to arkansas where a sheriff's deputy fatally shot and a police officer wounded. the suspect wanted to cause a ruccous before a court hearing. >> where's he at? i don't know where the shooter's at. >> reporter: this was the panic as sheriff's deputies answering a routine call in small town arkansas were met with deadly force. a man they tell us was firing a semiautomatic weapon at police. >> one hit, one hit. >> reporter: authorities say they were responding to a fight between the alleged shooter and his family. a deputy was shot and suffered minor injuries. one of his deputies, bill cooper, was seriously wounded and later died at the hospital. >> he could have retired years ago. he loved his community so much that he stayed on with the sheriff's department serving and protecting.
34-year-old billy monroe dome, a petty criminal accused of killing a peace officer. he's not entered a plea. in a statement arkansas's governor says this illustrates the dangers our law enforcement officers face each and every day to keep us safe. reporting for abc news, atlanta. investigators in california say faulty wiring in a hot tub is to blame for one of the state's most deadly and destructive the fire roared north of san francisco destroying more than 1400 homes. the district attorney is considering criminal charges against the homeowner. after cancelling hundreds of additional flights wednesday, the ceo of delta is blaming the operations on a near in the in
for some passengers there's no hurry. that's because the airline selected about 40 passengers and flew them to their destinations on private jets. but delta won't say how the passengers were selected. >> that's an upgrade. >> just a little bit. >> yeah. i wonder if they got peanuts on the flight. >> probably pretzels. to the olympics now where u.s. swimmers are proving dominant in the pools winning more gold last night. the u.s. now has 11 golds. 11 silvers and 10 bronze for a total of 32. china is a distant second with 10 golds and 23 overall. >> swimming has been a key engine for the medals. but we're doing pretty well let's get the details from jim ryan in rio. >> reporter: as to katie ledecky's medal haul, the 19-year-old joined the freestyle 4x200 relay leading to celebrations. getting ready for a face-off
path to gold medals puts him on a crash course with fellow american ryan lochte. both men qualified for finals in the 200 individual medley. phelps is a three-time and reigning champion in this event. so much for a grudge match between king and russia's efimova. king missed a spot in the final of the 200-meter breast stroke after she made headlines for calling out the russian on doping violations. out on the beach depending gold medalist kerri walsh-generalings and partner april ross kept their winning streak alive. the women battling much temperatures to beat the swiss team. in fencing daryl holmer dueling and making history. trying to become the first man to win a gold medal in any fencing event. but he came up short taking home the silver instead. in the diving pool the american men scored a silver medal. coming in second in the spring board event. a big win in cycling. kristin armstrong taking home the gold in the individual time trials.
the women's basketball team dominated on the court beating serbia. while carmelo anthony led the u.s. men's team to win over australia, barely. in the overall competition, the americans couldn't maneuver onto the podium coming in 7th and 14th in men's gymnastics. many of the athletes worked hard to get to the olympics. but so did at least one of the spectators. a 60-year-old farmer pedalled his rickshaw scotia, canada. >> it's his third epic journey to the olympics starting with beijing eight years ago. he was supported along the way by the generosity of people he met. many alerted by social media. brazilians treated him like a celebrity when he arrived. >> he says he does this just to show support for the olympics. but in addition as if that isn't impressive enough, he does this
belongings in the rickshaw. >> why? >> because he needs stuff. he's traveling all over the place and all he has is the rickshaw. he has his industrial-sized blow-dryer and he can't live without it. >> that's a beautiful thing. it took him two years and almost 40,000 miles to get to the london olympics in 2012. the beijing games, only 500 miles from his hometown. >> that was a little easier. he says he plans to make his final tour and end this olympics adventure in 2020 with the tokyo games. >> carry on. >> he doesn't have the money to watch the games in person but he's happy just being there. maybe somebody will lend him a ticket. coming up later in "the mix," he just might be the luckiest man alive. >> first he survives a plane crash. we'll tell you what happened next. and a growing risk on the road. what's causing thousands of new injuries every year and what you can do to avoid the danger. plus the new warning about home security cameras. how video from inside one
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houston mom's facebook page. >> people are watching my kids in their home, dressing, sleeping, playing. it's a parent's worst nightmare. >> reporter: all over the internet, people caught on live cameras walking their dogs, sleeping, even baby monitors. >> if the system is connected to the internet, it's vulnerable to attack. and most of the systems have not been designed to be secure, so they offer multiple opportunities for somebody who knows what they're doing to break into them. >> reporter: jennifer said she changed her wi-fi password b thinks hackers accessed it through a video game her kids were playing. >> apparently this kind of thing is quite common. if you don't change the default password on the settings, which most people don't think about doing. it's actually very easy for this to happen. >> i have one of those cameras at home, and i just use it. i never use the -- change my password on it. >> i wonder how many people are now suddenly trying to track that down. all right.
another all-star all female cast taking shape for a new hollywood feature. the hope is to avoid what happened to the "ghostbusters" movie. new details ahead in "the skinny." first anne hathaway having her say about women's bodies. #noshame. you're watching "world news now." >> "world news now" continues
assistant to a busy mom in "the intern." anne hathaway, the actress and new mom now admitting she's feeling the struggles of motherhood in real life and encouraging women everywhere to feel pride about their post-baby bodies regardless of their size. hathaway posting this simple photo of jean shorts on instagram with a profound message saying, there's no shame in finally breaking down and making your own jean shorts because last summer's are just too dang short for this summer's th the mom to 4-month-old jonathan also writing, there's no shame if it takes longer than you think it will to lose the weight if you want to lose it at all. >> she's a hollywood star. she struggles with the body issues, and it makes women everywhere understand, okay, so i'm not perfect. but nobody is perfect. >> reporter: it's not the first time she's spoken out about body shaming.
two months after giving birth, she recounted an incident with a trainer at her gym. >> i see this guy. i had a baby seven weeks ago, and he goes, oh! trying to lose the baby weight? i say no. it's a little bit too soon to worry about weight. i'm just trying to regain my strength. >> reporter: hathaway is not the only celebrity mom speaking out. blake lively on monday while promoting her movie on "sunrise australia" fought back against post baby ideals. >> you don't need to be victoria secret ready right away. you just did the most incredible miracle that life has to offer. >> reporter: hathaway ended her post with and empowering message to all women, bodies change, bodies grow, bodies shrink. it's all love. don't let anyone tell you otherwise. #lovewhatyouhavebeengiven. paul rare paris, abc news, new york. >> positive message from anne hathaway there. >> yeah. some of the comments, wonderful words from some people who have liked the photo on instagram.
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popular discount store, very popular in england, especially. well he went shopping for cucumbers there as he often does and found a little worm wrapped up with a cucumber. now he wrote a letter to tesco and one might suspect he was complaining, but rather they framed it as they thought they found a bonus pet. the kids got excited. thaz made him a bed and named him. then they found the worm was rather flat, pretty dead. he says i now have three upset children, a worm funeral to plan and to top it off, i've totally lost my taste for cucumber sandwiches. which as everyone knows are a favorite at a wake. tesco responded saying they can't make it to the funeral, but they wrote an entire poem dedicated to the worm, to which he responded with, here are the funeral plans. total gravestone and even made this portrait for good old
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this hour on "world news now," new comments from donald trump. stirring up reaction on the campaign trail calling president obama the founder of isis. and new this morning, the controversial scene behind trump at his rally. flooding across the southwest. the waters are sweeping up cars and forcing rescuers to swim through the mud. and new this half hour, the curious and colorful case of ryan lochte's hair. >> they were calling him the silver fox for a while, but now he's looking more like the jolly green giant. was it on purpose? >> we will have an exclusive investigation into it. plus big news out of hollywood. the high-powered a-lister set to star in a new reboot of "ocean's eleven." this as we're learning new
franchise installment. that story in "the skinny" on this thursday, august 11th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning to you all. i'm diane macedo. >> i'm kendis gibson. let's get started with the explosive new claim from donald trump calling president obama by his full name and saying he's the founder of isis. >> this last week trump leveled the same allegation against hillary clinton. he's now calling her the co-founder. he a president using his full name, barack hussein obama. >> isis is honoring president obama. he is the founder of isis. he's the founder of isis. he's the founder. >> at that same rally trump slammed the clinton campaign for enabling the father of the orlando nightclub shooter to attend a rally. >> while trump was saying that he did not realize that disgraced former congressman
behind him last night as he told the crowd, yes, you need to know the campaign to get the seats. foley resigned ten years ago. amid allegations that he sent sexually explicit messages to male teenage congressional pages. >> trump is still under fire from earlier comments encouraging violence against hillary clinton. it's your voice, your vote. tom llamas is on the campaign trail. >> reporter: donald trump still feeling the heat after this comment on the campaign trail that some interpreted to be a threat to hillary clinton. >> hillary wants to abolish, essentially abolish the second amendment. if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. although the second amendment people maybe there is. i don't know. >> reporter: trump seeming to blame the press for the backlash over the comment. >> they can take a little story that isn't a story and make it
we have to protect our second amendment which is under siege. remember that. remember, under siege. >> reporter: prominent trump supporters say he was joking. not inciting violence. trump himself explains it this way. >> what we're talking about is political power. there's tremendous political power to save the second amendment. tremendous. and you look at the power they have in terms of voting, and that's what i was referring to, obviously. >> reporter: trump refuting a cnn report that the secret service had reached out to his campaign to discuss his comment. tweeting no such meeting or conversation ever happened. a made-up story by low ratings cnn. even speaker paul ryan who endorsed trump telling supporters this. >> it's simple to prey on people's fears. that stuff sells, but it doesn't stick. >> reporter: in a scathing op-ed in "the new york times," thomas freeman writing, trump knows what he's doing and it's
writing about lone wolves, he writes they hear the signal in the noise. even former republican congressman joe scarborough writing in "the washington post" quote, a bloody line has been crossed. donald trump has left the republican party few options but to act decisively and get this political train wreck off the tracks before something terrible happens. the nra made a $3 million ad buy. this is the single largest tv ad buy in favor of donald trump in that advertisement they argue hillary clinton is a hypocrite for living with 30 years of armed guard protection by trying to restrict gun rights. tom llamas, abc news, sunrise, florida. a man who scaled the trump tower using suction cups is in police custody. armed with just a suction cups and rope stirrups, he went up the building for two hours.
window on the 21st floor. he was hospitalized for evaluation and will face charges. he says he wanted a private meeting with trump. secret service agents protecting hillary clinton tackled an animal rights protester at her rally in des moines, iowa. the man broke past security barricades before he was apprehended but clinton never stopped talking. her remarks were largely aimed at donald trump for his comments which she referred to as a casual inciting of violence. president or you are president of the united states, words can have tremendous consequences. we witnessed the latest in a long line of casual comments from donald trump that cross the line. >> clinton is delivering a speech on the economy near detroit today, three days after trump laid out his economic vision to the same group. we have breaking news from the d.c. area of an massive
building in silver spring, maryland. dozens were injured as part of the building collapsed trapping residents. the natural gas from broken pipes fed the flames now said to be under control. the grim sleeper has been given the death penalty. michael franklin was sentenced for the murder of ten women. before the sentencing families of the victims gave heart-wrenching testimony. one mother demanded he face her and explain why he killed her daught carmello coleman was a friend of one of the victims. >> how could one individual take so many lives? are you serious? >> the only woman who survived an attack by franklin also spoke yesterday calling him a representative of satan. monsoon rain showers and thunderstorms are wreaking havoc in the southwest. the storms are even causing problems in parts of southern utah turning streets into rivers
park as a boulder blocked the entrance. in other areas cars were submerged and roads were turned into a muddy mess. the girl scouts celebrated national s'mores day by introducing the new girl scouts s'mores cookies. as a nod to the different ways people s'more -- is that a thing? >> i didn't know that was a thing. >> there are two versions. one features aoo dipped in a cream icing with a chocolate coating. the other is a crunchy graham sandwich with the chocolate and marshmallow filling. the cookies debut next year. >> s'more is a verb, huh? >> yeah. >> i thought it was i want s'more. >> there is that, yeah. >> how do you s'more? >> how do i s'more? >> do you dip it? >> yes. i like when the cookie gets all crumbly. >> and icky.
exactly. so most extreme baseball fans like nothing better than -- everyone wanted to know about s'mores. when you go to a baseball game everyone's goal is to come away with a home run ball or a foul ball if that's the best they can do. >> absolutely. and many will go to almost any length except maybe put down the beer and nachos. like this guy, pirates fan, when he saw a ball coming his way, he jumped to catch it but ended up with ketchup, wein and dropping his $11 beer. >> all that cheese wasted. >> all the beer was gone. >> and the effort was for nothing. he got nowhere near the ball. >> i hope he licked it off. >> the pirates did give him a t-shirt, which is good. because he probably ruined the one he was wearing. >> look at that. in slow-mo, just to make it more torturous for the guy. >> the pirates tweeted a message.
>> that's it? how about another ball and how about another beer? >> just a t-shirt. coming up, being green may not be easy, but in rio, apparently it's easy to turn green. we'll explore the theories behind swimmer ryan lochte's colorful locks. brian ross investigates. and later in "the skinny," jackie chan takes his moves to new heights. we'll tell you where a newschopper found the action star. first, a look at today's forecast. "world news now" weather brought to you by united health care. eligibility? chdicare you may think you can put off checking out your medicare options until you're sixty-five,
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? it's party music. i looked up how to samba. >> oh, you did. >> it didn't go very well. but apparently your upper body moves differently than your lower body. >> like when your hips are going one way. >> or is that any dance move? that was b that was great. okay. time to samba. more news from rio. team usa's dominance in swimming continues. >> katie ledecky has now won in the 4x200 relay coming from behind to beat australia. she now has collected three gold medals and one silver from the rio games. >> in beach volleyball the
beating switzerland. although april ross and kerri walsh-jennings did lose a set, a first for them in rio. >> that's only happened to walsh -jennings once before in three olympics. the next match is friday in the round of 16. >> not bad, still. >> and the u.s. women's basketball team had to work for their win. >> diane taurasi scored 22 of her 25 points in the first half to help the u.s. beat serbia. serbia was leading midway through the first quarter until taurasi and her people at a time wentn taurasi beat her own record. score scoring 6 in one game. the u.s. men's basketball got a test after easy preliminary games. >> 98 to 88. many knicks fans were like where has this guy been? he's now appeared in more
history. and at the end of the day, team usa now has 32 medals, 11 gold, 11 silver, 10 bronze. then china and japan. japan is in third place in the medal count. portugal has only one bronze. >> what do you mean only one? >> one more than belize. but the grandmother of simone biles is from belize. so we're claiming her. >> you are -- no, you are not allowed to compete for team usa. that is now how the olympics work, that's not how the medals work. >> we're claiming it, we're desperate. it's been all love among the swimmers but that's expected to
for the 200-meter medley. both say racing each other brings out the best in them. >> in the meantime, lochte seems to have been the victim of some weird pool chemistry at the rio games. last week he dyed his hair silver or silver blue. it appears the chlorine changed it to green, almost matching the algae-filled diving pool. it appears the chlorine changed it to green. almost matching the algae in the diving pool. >> a new look for him. when we come back, time for the skinny. >> a major studio firming up an
? welcome back. it is "skinny time" and we start with buzz about "ocean's eight." it's a spin off of a franchise we know and love. the upcoming film will have an >> the word is anne hathaway among those and rihanna. already announced as part of the cast, sandra bullock and cate blanchett. the film will begin shooting here in new york in october. >> there's word of the ensemble cast making cameos in the new installment. nothing confirmed on that yet,
>> let's hope julia roberts is part of it. they hope is it isn't like the fate of the new "ghostbusters." they say there will be a $50 million loss on the film. and a sequel is unlikely. next up, the movie "hook" after a quarter of a century, the fantasy adventure film starring robin williams as pan, you might remember hit theaters in the u.s. before christmas in 1991. it then went on to earn more than $300 million at the box office. >> part of the plot involved williams peter meeting a group called the lost boys. led by rufio. that's them as they appeared in the film, age between 6 and 17. >> they recently reunited for the first time and posed for a throwback photo 25 years in the making. the release of the photo
death. moving on to martial arts legend jackie chan. he found himself in a rather unique film shoot. >> that's the 62-year-old chan high atop the opera house in sydney, australia. he was filming a fight scene for a chinese movie called "bleeding steel". >> you might ask, how highly-anticipated is "bleeding steel." the movie is the biggest budget chinese production ever to shoot in australia. this is according to hollywood reporter. it's the first time chan has shot a movie in australia since "mr. nice guy". you remember that movie, right? >> chan does all or most of his own stunts. so the fact that he's up there on the oprah house is -- >> no surprise there as well. he seems at home. look. some good fight scenes. >> i love how the newschopper -- can you imagine you're the newschopper operator.
what? what in the world? >> what is going on? if you have an extra 75 million dollars laying around, we have an estate to sell you, actually, tom ford does. >> the property sits on 20,000 acres near santa fe. the main house was designed by a leading japanese architect. >> it also, by the way, has its own landing strip, obviously, for the jet. and horse riding facilities including indoor and outdoor arenas. and it features what's called silverado movie town. which was built for the 1985 film "silverado." most come with a theater. this one comes with an entire town. >> interesting. by the way, that amazing movie "mr. nice guy" made $12 million, just so you know. adjusted for recession, that's like 2 bucks. >> good knowledge. coming up, a trip back in time to the gold old days in bronx, new york.
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in stores now. ? i'm looking off to the side and allie is knocking. she's bopping to the groove. that is a message by gram master flash. it's appropriate because grand master flash is named as an associate producer in the new netflix series about the birth of hip-hop. >> it's called the get-down. mara sciavocampo has the latest. >> reporter: grand master pin points the tempo. "the get down". netflix's latest binge worthy offering about the rise of hip hop following a group of teens creating one of the most
all set in 1977, south bronx. >> as you can see, there was only one color used in the 70s. avocado green. >> reporter: heading up the get down, baz luhrmann. what drew you to that so strongly? >> how did such a pure and new idea get born, particularly in a moment in which there was so little. i just wanted to answer the queson >> reporter: lurhmann enlisting help from nelson george and living legend, grand master flash. >> i want to be able to change that beat without you missing a beat. >> reporter: a pioneer of mixing and scratching records, the foundation for hip hop. you created something out of nothing. >> we were just, kind of like having fun. we had no ulterior motive.
pesky price tag, $120 million. one of the most expensive shows ever. >> it wasn't cheap. you want it all, period. then it's music, then it's everything, it's dance. >> reporter: the young cast is almost entirely newcomers who much like their characters may be on the verge of something big. >> it's about young people coming together and making something that the world doesn't understand but they understand. >> reporter: mara schiavocampo, new york. >> by the way, it premiers, the debut the first six episodes tomorrow. >> the music from the show will also be released. >> the music will be awesome. >> is that the dance move? >> that was the dance move. not really very good at it. allie's rocking out to it, oh, hey, lori. allie's rocking out to it, oh,
good morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm diane macedo. here are some of the headlines we're following for you on "world news now." the man who climbed trump tower bringing manhattan to a standstill. he's in custody this morning. hear how he tried to avoid police and how he tried to test them. we'll hear from first responders. the florida police officer who accidentally shot and killed a volunteer during a gun demonstration was sued earlier this year for excessive force. for using his k-9 to take down a cyclist. officer lee cole is on leave as investigators try to figure out how a real bullet ended up in his gun. the delta airlines ceo said the computer failure that canceled or delayed several flights began with a small fire and power failure at the company's data center. operations are nearly back to normal. voters in arizona will decide in november whether
enough signatures for a proposal to make it onto the ballot. those are some of the top stories this thursday, august 11th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning everyone. we'll start this half hour with donald trump taking aim at the man he wants to replace calling president obama the founder of isis. >> trump had previously blamed the president's policies for the rise of the terror group. now he says isis is honoring the president. he made a point to call him by his full name, barack hussein obama, and he called hillary clinton the co-founder of isis. trump is criticizing hillary clinton over her e-mails as secretary of state calling it pay-for-play.
inappropriate relationship between the state department and the clinton foundation. in one exchange the foundation executive is trying to but a billionaire donor in contact with the millionaire ambassador. the clinton campaign say the e-mails did not involve the secretary and have no bearing on the foundation's work. trump's campaign head quarters in new york was the scene of a daring stunt that virtually crippled the evening rush hour. >> it was must-see tv. that man climbing up the side of trump tower using suction cups. as the from below, the man claimed he had an important matter to discuss with trump who wasn't home at the time. here's the details. >> reporter: there he was scaling the glass face of trump tower using a rig that consisted of suction cups and a harness, hoping to reach the top of the 663-foot-tall trump tower. people on the ground couldn't take their eyes off of the
out live on tv. tyler saw it all start out. >> there was a man to the right jumping up and down extremely anxious. didn't think much of it, and about two minutes later we turned around and he was running across the side of the building. >> as we walk inside he's suction cupped to the glass. >> reporter: at one point he broke through a vent in the building's facade to reach him and later broke a window to try to reach him. each time the climber moved to the left to avoid police. conversation with them. >> he wanted to climb to the top so that he could talk to mr. trump. that was the basis of most of his conversation. >> reporter: police brought down a window washer scaffolding with emergency services and police inside. but again the climber moves to elude them. finally police put together a plan. they were able to open one of the large panes of glass on the 21st floor and lowered the scaffolding to the left, essentially closing off his escape routes. when he got close, they grabbed him.
i took hold of his hand, and i said, sir, you need to come with me. and i brought him inside with the help of my partner, and we placed him in custody. >> reporter: this is a still photo of the suspect in custody and inside the building on the 21st floor. he was later taken to bellevue for evaluation. donald trump sent out a message on twitter saying great job by the nypd in protecting the people and saving the climber. it was an enormous commitment of resources by the nypd who had to close down fifth avenue and 56th street during rush hour on a hot pulled the guy in off the building, the people down on the ground cheered the nypd. on the east side of manhattan for abc news, jim dolan. >> quite a scene there in manhattan. a former aide to chris christie says christie flat out lied about the so-called bridge gate scandal.
aide texted those words to a colleague as christie was telling reporters that nobody in his office was involved in the alleged plot to close lanes of traffic for political revenge. wednesday an angry christie denied lying and said the newly released text message offers nothing new. >> proof? what proof? proof? no. do you just hire stupid people in new jersey? >> christie also pointed out the information is from one of the defense lawyers who was not under oath at the time. a kansas water park reopened for the first time since the death of a 10-year-old boy. a steady stream of people walked into the park on wednesday as the state agency released documents showing all the park's rides had a private inspection in june, that includes the water slide caleb schwab was on when he died. the ride remains closed.
the zika virus confirmed in miami. 22 people are confirmed to have been infected by local mosquito bites. overall 400 cases have been confirmed in florida. state health officials remain convinced that local zika virus transmissions are limited to an area of one square mile. tributes have been pouring in ever since we learned about the sudden death of our espn colleague john saunders. david muir shows us that fellow broadcaster hannah storm delivered the sad news. >> welcome back to rio. i have some shocking and sad news to report to you. our generous and talented and beloved colleague john saunders has died. >> reporter: john saunders was one of the most familiar faces at espn and certainly one of the most respected. >> congratulations to the national champion texas longhorns!
showed right from the start. >> welcome to espn's tuesday night baseball. [ laughter ] >> reporter: john saunders arrived at espn 30 years ago from baltimore. he was there for the beginning of "sports center" and for the past 15 years as host of "the sports reporters." >> i'm john saunders, and here are today's sports reporters. >> reporter: he was a role model. robin roberts posting she saw john saunders last friday in the hotel lobby. had i known that would have been the last time i saw him, i would have said thank you for being a stellar example of excellence for me kindless others. not just your remarkable example in journalism but of excellence for me and countless others.
of what it means to be a journalist, but what it means to be a remarkable human. she also wrote of his loving family, his wife and two daughters. we are all thinking of them today. >> i saw him last thursday at the national association of broadcast journalist convention in d.c. looked good as far as i could tell. shocking. >> a big loss for the broadcasting community. >> yes. turning to the olympics where swimmer katie ledecky is making a difference for the u.s. relay team. >> the americans were running second in the 4x200 relay. ledecky dove in and anchored the team to beat australia by two seconds. the men considered to be the greatest male gymnast picked up another gold medal. japan's gymnast held off with a british gymnast not far behind. he's won the last six world championships. >> thanks to him, japan is third in both gold medals and the overall medal count. china is second in both. the u.s. remains a leader with 11 golds, 11 silvers, 10 bronzes. we're food good. a total of 32.
simone biles goes to the individual women's overall competition. phelps and lochte go head to head in the 200-meter individual medley. katie ledecky will qualify for the 800-meter freestyle. in which she holds the world record. and golf returns to the olympics for the first time since 1904. >> we've been waiting a long time to see golf back at the olympics. we'll have full coverage of that tomorrow morning here. it's amazing the lengths that -- that got >> yeah. >> really? >> don't mind me. it's amazing the lengths that some thieves will go to steal a bike in central china. for a moment it appears the heavy chains are securing this to a tree would be enough. >> unable to get rid of the chain, take a look at the thief. he gets rid of the tree. he decides he knows how to solve the problem. he cuts down the entire tree. throws the bike onto the back of his vehicle and off he goes.
got to give him credit for his problem-solving skills. >> he's creative. coming up, athletes displaced by war make their mark on the games. >> we're going to learn the incredible stories of some of the athletes making the teams at rio. here at home, he's a doctor raising eyebrows and a lot more than that by offering an exclusive look at his practice on social media. first, let's take a peek at today's temperatures. >> "world news now" weather brought to you by vista print.
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athletes. >> they're known as the refugee team. abc's ali rogin has their story. >> reporter: for a syrian swimmer, the road to rio started in a war zone. he was a star athlete in his hometown of aleppo, a shoe-in for the london olympics. but then the war started. he made the harrowing trip across the mediterranean to europe where he had the best chance of competing. he went to belgium where he met his current coach who is a former olympic swimmer. >> before he came to belgium he hadn't been training for six months. he was overweight. he came to me in february, and he just -- when i asked him to swim 400 meters, he was already dead. >> reporter: the international olympics committee announced it would create the first ever refugee team. for the elite athletes among the record 21 million refugees
rami applied and a few months later he got the call. >> so i said, okay, if you really have aspirations to go, and if we only know it in june or july, if you're allowed to go to the olympics, we have to train as if you are going. and i cannot do anything about that. if it hurts, it hurts. you just have to do it. >> reporter: rami is one of two refugees from syria. the others from south sudan, ethiopia and the democratic republic of the congo. >> it's a child's dream to be here, and what makes it special for him is that he was supposed to be here. when there was no war, he was supposed to be here, and now that he is here, even when not everything is optimal, he is here, and he now has something to go on. and he will go on. >> reporter: his number one hope is that by the next summer olympics, the notion of a team for refugees will be obsolete. >> in addition to his training, he also had to take intensive dutch lessons. she said the first words in