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wild desserts. >> i think we can do it. >> the long time baker opened his first shop in baltimore angeles. his success landing him on tv with his own show cake masters. stuff. we have to have cakes that are absolutely delicious. >> in addition to his own show, duff is a judge on the spring baking championship. >> they're accomplished pastry chefs. they got chops. they got skills. >> the competitors showing off the skills. >> i'm a judge. i am judging my peers. the techniques are really out there, really cool, modern. >> one contestant will win the grand prize of $50,000. >> the common theme that everybody has to do but everybody puts their own interpretation on that. that is one of the things we're judging. we want people to be creative. >> don't miss spring baking championships sunday nights on food network.
celebrity bust in the heart of new york city, make sure you follow us at "celebrity page tv". we'll see you next time. nearby, a man talking through a tiny hole to his family, stuck below ground. across the pacific, japan still reeling from those two deadly jolts that hit in the dead of night. >> reporter: earthquake? >> reporter: abc's matt gutman hiked to this dramatic scene. >> reporter: this mudslide was over a half mile wide. it came roaring down this mountain, ripping it in half and then obliterating that bridge and those roads on the other side. >> reporter: those three deadly earthquakes all on the volatile ring of fire, that also includes the west coast of the u.s. so many are asking if we're
>> here in california, we expect an earthquake the size of the one that hit in japan about once every decade or two. pacific northwest, at some point, they're going to have a magnitude nine. >> with so many still missing, rise. we're also learning that one american is among the dead but on a brighter note, three people have now been pulled out much a collapsed shopping center where they were trapped for more than 32 hours. linzie janice, abc news, he can wah wah door. >> the scaffolding collapses in toronto sent three people to the hospital. the crash happened yesterday afternoon at a construction site. a mother and baby in a stroller were wreefly trapped in the rubble but later pulled to safety. the stroller might have saved the child by absorbing the impact of the crash. now to the markets. asian stock marks mostly higher. investors are encouraged by wall street's ral little to its
the dow closed just about 18,000. it's now within striking distance of the all time high set last may. target meanwhile is increaseing its minimum wage to $10 an hour following the lead of other retailers and states. walmart and sam's club employees got an increase in february and new york and california have new laws to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. sales of the hottest sparkling white wine in the world could soon run dry. prosecco sales have grown by a third in the past year while those of champagne and other wines are nearly flats. there's so much prosecco that can be produces. it's grapeses are only grown in a smart portion of italy. better load up now. >> this does not bode well for a newly wed couple in britain. the 25-year-old groom rented a ferrari spider worth more than $340 you,000 for the big day and then promptly crashed right into
>> the sports car is very powerful and a little hard for an inexperiences driver to control. the accident could cost the newlyweds more than $35,000. 7,000 of that is the deposit which i'm guessing will not be refunded. >> the driver, by the way, he wasn't injured. just his wallet injuries, maybe his pride. >> what do you do now, dude? do you cancel the honeymoon? is that how it works? >> don't they give them lessons how to drive these things. >>ing. > no. >> by the way, it's not a ford. don't slam your foot on gas, buddy. look at that. >> i wonder if he had it in the wrong gear. he was in reverse? >> must have been something. the guy is a 25-year-old tire fitter in his dad's garage about the accident happened the day after the wedding. i mean, i'm feeling kind of sad because you know, it's his wedding.
wait a second, $35,000 debt. boom. >> the thing is, it doesn't look like he kind of grazed a little. he plowed right into the wall. >> you're fascinated by his horrific driving. >> i mean, i'm sad to say, i kind of wish it was on video. i want to see exactly how it happened. best of luck to the happy couple. >> yes. mazeltov. coming up, a hollywood power couple apologizes to australia. that's right. johnny depp and his wife issued an apology and narrowly miss a criminal conviction if you remember. what they did later this half hour. >> and while runners from ethiopia swept yesterday's boss to be marathon, why some homegrown heros this morning are being hailed as winners, as well. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by colonial penn life insurance. happy birthday! oh, you. (laughing) this was a wonderful surprise.
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finishing medals this morning following the 120th running of the boston marathon. in the men's race it was lemi berhanu hayle of ethiopia winning and an ethiopian won the women's race atsede baysa finishing in just over two hours 29 minutes. it's the first time that ethiopian runners have swept both top places in boston. >> kudo dozen them. the other folks may not have of the participants from yesterday's marathon have definitely emerged as winners. >> three years after the marathon bombing survivors are setting their own records. john at water of our boston station has that story . >> reporter: mark was the first survivor to come down boylston street crossing the finish line with his hand cycle. >> i'm dealing with a shoulder injury from the bombing. >> reporter: mark's one of a number of survivors who three years after the bombings having overcome extraordinary obstacles.
just the support. i did this for people that ran for me. for my son to know it can be done. >> reporter: for patrick downs, crossing the finish line was a milestone in a journey as he recovers after losing a leg. he went directly to his wife who is also a survivor. >> we know we have a lot of spirt on our side in the city because we responded with love and peace and goodness and good will. that will always win. >> reporter: for many of the survivors a finish sends a resounding message three years after one of the city's darkest days. >> terrorism is really perverted thing. it's a delusion of grandeur that somehow they think that they are doing the ultimate justice in this world. that's not how this works. love and peace. >> reporter: wow. well said. >> i went to school in boston for four years, attended. it's such a big event.
the feeling just being in the crowd, not even running the race is just amazing. so to be there on an occasion where you're seeing people who underwent this krosh the finish line, what amazing feat. >> kudos to all of them. mark wahlberg was filming a scene fur a movie. there he is right there for a movie called "patriot day." >> incognito. >> playing a boston cop related to the bombings back in 2013. but look at him. he's got the walk. and everything else. >> he's originally from dorchester. so -- and had some experience with the boston police while he lived in dorchester. a role reversal for mark wahlberg. >> indeed from dorchester. coming up, it's one of the most important days in the presidential primary season. >> and voters head to the new york polls today. why it's been so hard for the candidates to win over this most challenging voting bloc. you're watching "world news
>> millions of voters head to the polls today in one of the most pivotal elections of the primary seen. >> new york is the fourth most populace states and one of the most diverse. that could be why it's so hard for the candidates to put their finger on the pulse of what are new york values. >> abc has the latest. >> god bless the great state of new york.
much attention. but this election season, new york is front and center. >> there is no place like new york city! >> reporter: after a competitive primary on both sides of the aisle, new york could solidify the front-runner's status or give the underdogs reason to keep going. trump, clinton and sanders all have ties to the state. >> i grew up in this community and i remember it very well. >> reporter: cruz had a lot of explaining to do. you'll remember this comment he made back in january. >> i think most people know exactly what new york values are. >> i'm from new york. i don't. >> but you're from new york so you might not. let's be clear. the people of new york know exactly what those values are. they're the values of liberal democratic politicians like andrew cuomo, like anthony weiner, like eliot spitzer. >> reporter: his rivals pounced. in fact, all five candidates spent a lot of time redefining
>> what are new york values? number one, honesty and straight talking. >> new york values are american values. >> reporter: and from the bronx, to brooklyn, they all tried really hard to win over new yorkers first with the food. there's bernie having a hot dog in coney island, john kasich having pizza. he's of but with utensils? even the donald has foreclosed over his slice. ted cruz likes pizza, too. >> i'm a thin crust guy. >> reporter: he also makes matzo. meanwhile, clinton revealed her secret weapon. >> what's something you always carry with you? >> hot sauce. >> she hoped to impress by going underground but her swiping technique rusty. her rival didn't know about the metro card. all of their quirks and missteps it becoming fodder for a new york institution. >> way to get around.
is this a working metroard card. >> reporter: whether or not they've managed to problem themselves to votes are here in new york, we'll see when the polls close later tonight. there are 95 delegates at stake on the republican side and 247 on the democratic side. diane, ryan. >> abc's ines day la core tata. i can't get over kasich eating pizza with a fork. why won't these guys realize that when you're doing your publicity. >> everybody who comes here. >> got to eat your pizza with your hands.
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you see me do my work, work, work >> i always like when i know the song. >> that's the only one i know though. >> like i'm in the no. he famously played a pirate on the big screen but prosecutors in australia say actor johnny depp played a real-life smuggler. >> after he and his wife issued a major apology to the country they managed to avoid a criminal conviction. here's lara spencer. >> reporter: johnny depp and amber heard submitted this video to the australian court. >> i'm truly sorry that pistol and blue were not declared. protecting australia is important. >> clear everything when you enter australia. >> reporter: depp's demeanor more serious than when he was discussing the so-called war on
the country. >> we were under the impression we had all the paperwork done for the dogs. there might have been other things smuggled. >> reporter: the case made headlines when heard brought pistol and boo to queensland on a private jet last april to visit depp while he filmed an installment of the "pirates of the caribbean." but when heard asks asked if she was carrying any pets she checked no on her immigration card. the government reacted angrily. >> movie stars even though they've been the sexiest man alive twice to come into our nation. why don't we just break the laws for everybody. >> seems a little mad at johnny depp for winning sexiest man alive twice. think maybe he thought evers in the running? >> who does he think he is when he's sexiest man in the world not once but twice. he thought he was a contender at least. what's going on with this video.
this morning on "world news now," it's primary day in new york. >> as voters head to the polls, the candidates make their cases to the delegate-rich empire state. overnight, donald trump's latest faux pas. an awkward slip of the tongue in front of a huge crowd. >> the fight over immigration hits the supreme court. the justices now only eight appear split.
million undocumented immigrants and their families. >> a gunman attempts to rob a bar but not so fast. this woman holding a baby guess berserk on the would be robber. of course, only after putting baby in the corner. did you file your taxes? because time is up. so why would this band be coming to play in front of your place if you haven't paid up yet? it's musical mortification on this tuesday it, april 19th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> that tax drumming story is one of my favorites. i don't want to give it away yet. good morning. i'm diane macedo. >> i'm ryan smith in for kendis gibson. >> we'll get right to it, beginning with one of the can biggest contests in the battle for the white house and the front runners counseling on a huge bounce in their home state of new york. >> donald trump's field director resigned saying it was time for new leadership. hillary clinton made eight stops
the primary. it's your voice your vote. the latest from abc's megan hughes. >> cheers. >> to victory tomorrow. >> reporter: hillary clinton toasted with bubble tea. >> it is so good. >> reporter: and stopped by for ice cream. but what she was really looking for were votes. >> i am helping to do really, really well tomorrow hoping to wrap up the democratic nomination. >> reporter: clinton holds a double digit lead over bernie sanders who addressed striking verizon work in other words manhattan. he drew a massive crowd of 28,000 in brooklyn over the weekend and packed another big rally monday. but if he loses new york by ten points, he will need to win 80% of the remaining delegates to clinch the nomination. donald trump is ready to romp on tuesday, polls show he could win new york with more than 50% of the vote. he campaigned in upstate buffalo
>> we're going to get to that big 1237. >> reporter: he says he's not worried about competing with rival ted cruz for delegates. >> nobody has better toys than i do. i can put them in the best planes and bring them to the best resores anywhere in the world but it's a corrupt system. you're basically buying these people. >> reporter: out of the running in new york, tez ez cruz said his strategy to grab delegates innored by trump will win him victory at a contested convention. >> i believe donald's highest total will be on the first ballot and he will go steadily down. >> reporter: for now, new york promises to be a welcome reset for both front runners. megan hughes, abc news, washington. >> more than 11,000 people turned out at a hockey arena in buff loy for tt's final rally before the primary. he tried to invoke the 9/11 attacks while praising new york values but he miss spoke. >> because i was down there and i watched our police and our firemen down at at world trade
>> trump kept talking apparently not realizing he mistakenly said 7-eleven instead of 9/11 and supporters didn't seem to mind. 200 additional u.s. troops mostly special forces are ped hadding to iraq to join the battle against isis. secretary of defense ash carter made the announcement during a stop in baghdad and for the first time in the fight against isis, eight apachech helicopters are also being sent to iraq. the arrival of the troops marks the first major increase in u.s. forces in nearly a year. now to a bizarre incident at a u.s. base in turkey when two turkish nationalists tried to put a bag over a u.s. soldier's head. members of the turkish youth union posted the incident online claiming it was in retaliation for u.s. troops wrongly arresting members of the turkish military in 2003 and putting bags over their heads. that was viewed in turkey as a deliberate insult. >> israel vowing to quote settle the score with terrorists it says are responsible for a bus bombing in jerusalem.
bus were injured. two seriously. the incident has raised fears about a return to the deadly palestinian suicide bombings on buses a decade ago. hamas praised the bombing but didn't take responsibility for it. survivors still being pulled from the rubble of ecuador's massistic quake. the latest are three people rescued from a flattened shopping center trapped under the debris for nearly a day and a half. the death toll from saturday's 7.8 quake has climbed to more than 400. at least one killed was an american. now to a natural disaster in this country. the torrential rains in the south. at least fub people have drowned in the floods in and around houston and hundreds of homes are damaged. there have been nearly 900 rescueses from the floods watereds. roads are closed throughout south texas all but paralyzings the region which is under a flash flood watch through the night. we'll have much more from the
the eight justices on the ream court appear evenly divided over president obama's plan to shield nearly 4 million people from deportation. if the court sflits with a 4-4 vote, that would leave the program in legal limbo. abc's jim avila has the latest from the court. flashpoint dividing the nation. tonight, on the doorstep of the supreme court, in perhaps its biggest case of the term. texas leads 25 other states, claiming president obama has gone too far with executive actions, granting millions of otherwise law-abiding undocumented immigrants the right to stay and work in the u.s. >> one person doesn't have the unilateral authority to change the law or make new law. >> reporter: texas admitted under tough questioning from supreme court justices that congress has not given the president enough money to deport all 11 million immigrants here illegally. so obama does have the legal right to make decisions about who gets to stay.
scalia, the court now appears divided, 4-4, along conservative and liberal lines. because we don't have scalia, what does 4-4 mean? the government loses, if it's 4-4, right? >> if it's 4-4, the federal government loses. the lower court opinion, which found against the program stays in effect. >> reporter: that would be a big loss for president obama. his immigration policies and the court itself concerned about appearing partisan and ineffective. jim avila, abc news, at the supreme court. also at the supreme court, google scored a victory. justices turned down an appeal to stop the company from scanning millions of books and making them searchable online. authors are said that the google books project was copyright infringement on an epic scale but google has said this gives readers a new way to find books and therefore, is good for authors. >> did you file your tax returns by last night's deadline? did you. >> i did. last minute but i got it in there. >> i got an extension in.
>> if not, the irs will assess fines and penalties but notice indian city of bangalore, they have gone even further. >> this city literally drums up embarrassment for.cans that don't pay up. the bands stand outside of businesses that haven't paid their taxes to make sure everybody knows. the message seems to be working after getting a visit from one of these bands, businesses usually take care of the tax bill immediately. >> it looks like kind of a celebration. i would maybe enjoy it. >> maybe for the other people in the neighborhood they might enjoy it. i'm not sure if you're the business about being called attention to. >> i know that bangalore is sort of the tech capital in the silicon valley of india. i would assume everybody would have gobs of money and pay up. >> they have a huge percentage of people suddenly paying up their taxes. so very effective. maybe we should try it. >> why not. >> maybe we just gave uncle sam
>> there you go. everybody buy a drum. >> come up, the latest major music act to cancel their show in north carolina in protest. >> also ahead, the search for a murdered couple's alleged kill persons police unable to find the victims and pursuing the suspects in an all out manhunt. >> a woman showing no fear in the face of an armed robber. she puts a baby aside to let the gunman have it. the scene all caught on camera. >> and later. >> the gis wiz travel gadgets. travel camera, humidifier, even waterproof cards.
well, you can add pearl jam to the list of acts that have canceled shows in north carolina because of the group's new lgbt law. is the group called the law a despicable piece of legislation that encourages discrimination. meantime, efforts to pass a law in tennessee that would require students to use the restroom with the gender of their birth have put on hold. >> the governor of michigan has vowed to drink water from the city of flint for the next 30 days hoping to show residents the measures put in place following to the crisis have made the water safer. snyder has come under heavy fire
the crisis which started when the city began drawing water off the flint river in 2014. it switched back to using detroit water late october. >> a state run manhunt is intensifying for two brothers who police believe murdered a couple. >> both are suspected felons considered armed and dangerous. abc's kayna whitworth has the latest. >> reporter: authorities on a desperate search for two brothers you be suspected of murdering a missing couple. the fugitives considered armed and dangerous. >> the public should absolutely be worried. patrick shunn and last monday. four days later, police finding their two vehicles dumped in the authorities telling abc news unreleased surveillance video ties the suspects, john and tony reed, to the disposing of the victims' vehicles. from the missing couple's vehicles, as well as evidence collected from the former john believe patrick and monique were murdered.
property disputes, according to police. family members saying in a statement, the couple had been married only four years. "wherever they are, they are together." this manhunt now entering its eighth day. police telling us they have no idea where the suspects are but they do believe they fled in their parents' vehicle. kayna whitworth, abc news, los angeles. so let's end this block with what is to become unone of the more bizarre robbery attempts we have seen in a long time. just watch the picture. this happened in france, a guy walks in brandishing a pistol. you see what she did. >> he was carrying a bag. the woman in red is carrying a baby. she puts the baby down, brushes the guy off initially and boom. hits him with that bag. taking on that gunman directly. >> she will handed the child off to his mother so the baby is safe. but then other patrons start getting involved.
someone throws a claire. the gunman does take off but arrested soon after. >> that guy in the background getting ready for action. >> i just love she's holding a baby. hey, man, let's calm down. just give me a second. let me hand the baby off to mom. now let's get down to business. i think i could watch this video over and over again. she swats him with a backpack it looks like. >> it's unbelievable. she thought it was a hoax. this guy is throwing a chair randomly. she thought it was a hoax. going after the guy. unstoppable. >> i want her in my corner. that's all i know. >> i heard her name is mrs. rocky balboa. what's going on. >> coming up in the next half hour, switchup night on dancing with the stars. our own ginger zee sizzled to a sexy salsa on the dance floor. >> first, cool ideas for your summer vacation.
with summer vacation season fast approaching, you might want to leave a little room in your luggage for this year's crop of must have travel gadgets. joining us to show them off, dick debartolo is here. >> i have some fun stuff. everybody wants an action cam. but they're pretty expensive. this is under $200. >> we like that the wasp tact. it has a view cam built in. you can still use your smartphone, stream video from there to your smartphone. >> directly to the phone. >> you have a viewer finder. microphone, speaker and it comes
so if you're wearing this on stop video. you can also shoot still pictures just by using the watch camera. >> and i bet we can take a really great selfie, right? >> yeah. ta-da. >> look at that. beautiful. >> i'll take an 8 x 10 and two wallet size. >> of course, every time you bring gadgetses traveling you have to worry about the batteries running out. >> that's why we have the power stubbie and this is a 5200 milliamp battery. it's a camera grip. it works with this camera but it would with almost every camera. it comes with different mounts. >> 52 milliamps. >> that can charge. >> speak english. >> that will charge your iphone like four times. it's a lot of power. this run this camera six to ten hours. >> awesome. >> it's a lot of power.
>> and i feel like i'm getting a >> exactly. so if you're going to a dry climate, you can use this. it runs off your computer or any external usb charger. what's neat about it is that it's designed to go in any water bottle that you happen to have. so even down to the tiny little water bots that you buy, you smap this in and the rings grab the bolt. and then in the summertime, you can put ice water in there and use that. >> have a little cooling mister. >> that's really nice. is this for security? >> yes, does it look like -- got going on here. >> you know what that is? >> it's a travel lamp. okay? so it's a travel lamp designed for your backpack. bring it here. you twist this, twist it again. that's the base. now it opens up. now we have three different levels. and we can tilt it that way. >> and you don't even need to plug this in.
hours out of it after you charge it. if you want to use it as a computer light, you can plug this into the back. this goes into your computer. and powers it and charges it. it comes with an ac daptser. you can run it from the wall. i don't know, if you ever go to a hotel and they don't have a desk lamp, drives me crazy. >> you can take this with you camping. > absolutely. you can use it for an emergency light, too. power goes out in your house. >> and folds up nice and small to fit in a carry on. >> finally these guys. >> i'm familiar with. >> i am big vegas person here. so you have any fives? >> i do. >> okay. >> i really wanted to tell to you go fish. >> everybody's been telling me that all day here. so they're waterproof. they're plastic. you can see through them except you can't see what the person's land is. they're about seven or eight bucks on amazon.
hot tub, at beach it's an easy way to do it and a waterproof container to carry them in. >> who your travel light. >> our mumd fire and our camera, let's go. we don't have a suitcase. >> we'll have to get one of those. we'll find one of those. anyone know where we can find one of those? it's always so great to have you on. dick debartolo for us for mosh information on these and lots of other gadgets check out his website, gis wiz.biz. we'll be right back. you're watching "world news now."gis wiz.biz. we'll be right back. you're watching "world news now."is wiz.biz.
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the runners. now, dad posted to twitter very proud of his little girl but he writes my daughter's message to the runners i have flow clue. #boston marathon. she was -- she meant well we think. >> so cute. >> we're not quite sure exactly what the message was. another spectator was her slightly older brother who also made a poster with a message for all the runners. his was a little more clear, go, go, go, go, go, go, go he says. >> so cute. i love this kid. >> dad has run marathons before but this day he was just a spectator, brought his kids along and we're very glad he did. >> so cute. let me tell you about a feel good story over in texas. a waitress waiting on a customer just a regular customer in a restaurant. he's got a $9 tab. and she gets a $1,000 tip. do you see that repeat? this young woman is a college student and she was talking to some of the other customers about her college expenses.
how about that. she said when he she sees this, the manager who saw the tip amount just started breaking down crying when she saw it. and the bottom line to all this is, we talk so much about the negative things people lightweight on repeats. this is a feel good story. how about that. >> all years that i spent as a waitress, i never thought to just, hey, so my college tuition bill is due and i could really use extra cash. >> i once got a $20 tip from collaterals barkley. >> wow. that's a story. >> made my day. thank you. >> not $1,000. >> no had not $25,000. >> now, we head over to, this is a unique one. it's been a long time since people thought of pottery as being sexy. probably not since you saw this famous scene in "ghost." patrick swayze and demi moore making pottery and making it look good. meeting nathan landon, an american artist living in denmark promoting his potsry by
made. you keep watching. it looks soothing, too. but landon says it's more than that. he says making pottery is a sensual dance. he says there's a whole relationship between the builder and the material. he wants to get lots of other people interested in pottery, as well. mission accomplished. he's getting click after click after click. people want to see more. >> why do all pottery guys wear tank tops or no shirt? >> because they've got all the bicep interests making their pottery.
this morning on "world news now," biblical flooding. the deadly flash floods trapping drivers and forcing residents to flee any way they can as the storm system threatens to dump even more rain on hard hit regions. the forecast just ahead. >> it's the moment of truth after what seems like a lifetime. lifetime of stumping in new york.
voters to decide. how the candidates spent their last hours before the polls open on this crucial primary day. >> and new this half hour, one simple question. what was she thinking. >> it's hard to imagine there ever being a good reason to do this. jumping into a tiger exhibit at a zoo. find out the all-important region why doing this somehow made sense. >> and dance shuflting the deck on switchup night on "dancing with the stars." which dancers lost a bit of their disney magic last week and which ones are enjoying a new resurgence. it's tuesday is, april 19th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now". >> good morning, i'm ryan smith. >> i'm diane macedo. thanks for watching "world news now." we'll start with our top story this morning. >> that's right. >> let's get right to it. the deadly flooding in houston and the surrounding counties are under a flood watch through the night. >> at least five people drowned. more than 900 have been rescued and the governor has declared a
>> the water is rushing by them right now. >> reporter: raging floodwaters in houston leading to one dramatic rescue after the next. >> oh. you all right? >> reporter: neighbors in this apartment complex carrying babies to safety. six small children pulled in a raft. others using an empty refrigerator. >> thank god we made it. >> they had water up to their chest. the rescue never came. >> reporter: the deadly flooding is the result of heavy rain. downpours of nearly 20 inches in some parts. this live news report turning into yet another rescue. >> what should i do? >> swim. >> come here. >> thank you. >> reporter: a ktrk reporter diving in to help. >> i thought it was just a puddle. had i -- i had no idea i would go so deep. >> i'm asking all houstonians stay off the roads, stay at home. >> reporter: the devastation can be seen for miles. more than 1,000 homes flooded. cars swept off the roads. this horse also struggling but successfully making the long
ground. >> water rescues, there have been well over a thousand. >> reporter: that includes these two once stranded on that capsized boat now seen hugging when pulled from the water. brandi hitt, abc news, los angeles. who says monster trucks aren't useful. take a look at this water rescue west of dallas. helping a woman stranded by the swollen brazos river, the cab is eight feet off the ground. >> but believe it or not, local officials were not pleased by this rescue. they say those hose are stuck should call 911 instead of a neighbor with a monster truck. if you have a neighbor with a monster truck -- >> go for it. >> for millions across the south, more rain is on the way. >> kreth's paul williams joins us with the forecast. >> unfortunately we have to add
this storm system is not moving away. it's pretty much staying put with waves of soaking rain. moisture is feeding off the gulf that's going to feed another frenzied day of scattered showers throughout oklahoma, arkansas, missouri and down towards the coastal rinl of texas. six more inches of rain will fall in some areas. when will this finally get out of here? as we go into thursday, the front will stretch through creating more scattered showers throughout jackson, up towards atlanta and nashville. by the time friday rolls around, that's when it will leave us dry here but create more scattered showers along and up the east coast. >> ray: diane? >> thank you, paul. turning now to politics and today's much anticipated new york primary. bernie sanders made his final queens last night. and hillary clinton neck and in the delegate rich new york, he's trailing her by double digits. if sanders loses the state by ten points, he will need to win 80% of the remaining delegates
while sanders went for the big crowds, clinton kept it more low key, drinking bubble tea and eating ice cream. she made eight stops in all wrapping up the day with bill clinton. secretary clinton said she was hoping to win new york and wrap up the democratic nomination. >> to the republicans, ted cruz is already focusing on pennsylvania with donald trump far ahead in the new york polls. as trump spoke to thousands of supporters in buffalo last night, protesters tried to disrupt his speech but were carried out by police after locking arms on the floor. six people were arrested. abc's tom llamas has more from the campaign trail. >> reporter: donald trump with a simple message for new york. what do you want to tell new yorkers today? >> go out and vote. more importantly than anything else, tom. >> reporter: the gop front-runner hoping for a landslide win, playing up his local roots at every turn. >> i love being with you people. the same accent. i have that same beautiful little twang as you do.
crisscrosses new york, senator ted cruz crisscrossing the country, sweeping up more delegates saturday in wyoming. on "gma," cruz insisting his hard work will pay off at the convention. >> you can't get the nomination without earning a majority of the delegates elected by the people. and i believe donald's highest total will be on that first ballot and he will go steadily down. >> reporter: trump dismissing cruz's victories, tweeting "lyin' ted cruz can't win with the voters, so he has to sell himself to the bosses." the billionaire even envisioning how he would woo delegates. >> nobody has better toys than i do. i can put them in the best planes and bring them to the best resorts anywhere in the world. but it's a corrupt system. you're basically buying these people. >> reporter: but i asked trump if he's only complaining because cruz is outfoxing him. is he the real deal-maker right now behind the scenes? >> no, i'm leading by millions of votes and by 200 delegates. no, we're doing really well. >> reporter: now, donald trump has said he does not want
july, but he also says the rnc has to "straighten out the system" because people want their votes to count insinuating things could get ugly at the convention in cleveland. tom llamas, abc news, new york. >> the nfl's billion dollar concussion settlement with thousands of former players has been upheld by a court in philadelphia. the settlement in which the league admits no fault covers more than 20,000 players for the next 65 years. if there are no further appeals, former players already diagnosed with brain injuries linked to repeated concussions could begin receiving benefits within the next few months. >> among the thousands of finishers in the boston you marathon, two survivors of the bombing at the race were there. patrick downs completed the race yesterday in just under six hours met at the finish line by his wife who lost both legs in the bombing. adrian haslett who also lost her left leg paused briefly before stepping across the finish line. she spent nearly ten hours on the course. president obama tweeted
you, adrian, for being boston strong. >> incredible courage. the golden state warriors had to get by last night without superstar steph curry who sat out their playoff game against houston. curry tried to warm up but the pain in his right ankle was apparently too much. the defending champs had to work a little harder than usual but in the end, they had enough to beat the rockets in the ends. 115-106. they hope to have curry back for game three on thursday night. we all know sporting events don't happen without lots of help from people selling beer, ground crew keepers and, of course, the ball boys. let's hear it for the ball boys. >> let's give special recognition to a kid who made a grab on sunday's oakland a's game. boom. he leapt up, made the catch. he looked cool doing it, as well. >> he did indeed. >> that is good stuff. >> now, i hate to do this one but we have one to show you now. by contrast, here's a ball boy who didn't look too cool. he's at a tennis tournament in spain. he runs back to his place.
into the wall. he then turns around, the player checks to see if everything's okay. the ball boy maintains his composure as if to say nothing to see here. nobody saw it. >> why are we laughing at a kid. i feel terrible. why am i still laughing? >> i do admire how he just bounces right off the wall and just stands there like i'm totally fine. nobody saw that. >> he's in pain. everything's okay. >> the wall's cushioned. i'd like to think he's just fine. >> i don't know. maybe he broke his nose. i don't know. >> i think he was just fine. we wouldn't be laughing at him if he broke his nose. >> we're laughing with you, not at you. >> coming up in "the skinny," a stunning admission from chris brown. years, oh, by the way, years after he assaulted his then girlfriend rihanna what he's now saying in his upcoming documentary.
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look at this. the toronto zoo says it's investigating after a woman climbed into its tiger enclosure to get a hat. the video shows the woman lower herself into the enclosure and pick something up off the ground. the tiger then lunges at her but is still behind a second fence. meanwhile, you hear the crowd in complete disbelief. one man you can see there even yells at her calling her a moron. the zoo is urging anyone who drops something in an enclosure to tell the staff. they can get it for you safely. and it was nearly 47 years
murder spree stunned the world. now one of the women convicted in that rampage is being recommended for parole. >> it's sparking sharp reaction from family members of the victims including the sister of hollywood actress sharon tate. here's abc's david wright. who cares if love >> reporter: she was called the next marilyn monroe. >> sharon tate as jennifer. >> sharon had tate, a rising hollywood star in the $1960s, her potential unlimited. >> i can't see myself doing shakespeare or anything like that. i would love light comedy. >> reporter: sharon tate's life off screen was just as glamorous. married to oscar winning director roman polanski. she was 8 1/2 months pregnant with their son in the late summer of 1969. but on august 9th, the unthinkable happened. inside this house, the 26-year-old actress and four others were brutally murdered by four followers of charles manson.
krenwinkel serving life in prison, spoke with diane sawyer in 1994. >> charlie came up and asked everybody how it went. like that was the first time i looked at him and i said, charlie, they were so young. >> reporter: the very next day wealthy grocer lean row la bianca and his wife rosemary also murdered by members of the so-called manson family. leslie van houten seen here smiling with the x carved in her forehead, the youngest woman ever to be condemned to death in california. the sentence later commuted to life in prison. on thursday, 46 years after the murders, a california parole board finally approved her release after denying parole 19 times. >> i can never say we'll never be willing to accept the fact that these people cannot influence the actions of others. >> reporter: sharon tate's sister deborah, the last in the family line that has
manson's followers in prison, calls van houten's pending release an injustice. david wright, abc news, new york. well, you know, deborah has been to every single parole board hearing for all the manson folks who have been up on parole. and of that young woman van houten, she's not getting out immediately. that decision gets put to administrative review and governor jerry brown has the final say. >> he does have the final say. i can't imagine what it's like for the families of these victims to have to go through this. almost like reliving it all over again. >> and she is really fighting to shake sure they are held accountable and i mean, how difficult is that to think all these years later someone involved in this is getting out. we'll see what happens. >> when we come back, remembering one of the hardest working actresses in hollywood. >> and switchup night shuffles
mother-in-law marie barone on "everybody loves raymond" has died at the age of 90. her career spanned six decades, most recently in that famous show. but her television career really started taking off in the '70s. >> what's wrong? >> nothing. what do you mean? >> i sense tension and anger. >> maybe you're picking up your own scent. >> oh. >> she was so great on that show. a spokeswoman says roberts died sunday night in her sleep. she's being very fondly remembered by her co-stars. ray oman know said she had a spirit that amazed me and patricia heaton called her passing the end of an era. >> next to switchup night on "dancing with the stars." what a night it was. >> maks chmerkovskiy returned to the ballroom as a guest judge. as nyle dimarco and sharna burgess spun a viennese waltz into first place last night with
>> coming in a close second, our own ginger zee who i'm predicting to win, by the way. she kicked up her high heels and energy and serious sexy salsa with mark ballas. despite her nearly flawless performance at times upside down, they scored only an eight. eight for the final tally 32 out of 40? come on, guys. >> >> voted as most improved kim fields and the facts of life star glided across the dance floor with a newfound grace earning a score of 28 out of 40. most improved. >> and ranked the worst of the night antonio brown and karina smirnoff. not only did their mediocre cha-cha, it looked good to me. they say the cha-cha lacked chemistry and the judges were less impressed with his blase attitude. >> there were no eliminations last night. i saw that performance and i thought, granted, i don't know what the technical moves are supposed to be. that was the biggest criticism. but he put on a good show.
certain quality about him. he's a good performer and needs to work on the technicalities. >> he looks like he's got a pretty good attitude. >> i don't know. >> that's blase, i mean -- oh, wait. we just heard he was showing up late to rehearsals. >> he opened the number with a front flip off the trampoline. >> that's blase. >> one of his teammates said his punctuality is not a strong suit. but when he shows up, he's ready to work. >> boom. >> you talk about practice? what? turning now to a stunning admission from chris brown. >> it's been seven years since he assaulted his then girlfriend rihanna. but he's now speaking out about it. the rapper tweeted out a trailer to his forthcoming documentary "welcome to my life." in it, is he admits he felt so badded about hurting rihanna he went on a drug binge and even thought about committing suicide saying he felt like a monster.
he's got a release date for his documentary but it has not been announced yet. >> the big news for broadway about the hit "hamilton." the musical. >> it's amazing about the founding father alexander hamilton has won then year's pulitzer prize for drama. lin-manuel miranda said in a statement the win is beyond his wildest dreams. miranda's debut music cal in the heights was recognized as a finalist for the prize in 2009. "hamilton" is now the ninth. musical in the pulitzer's history to win the award after
charity event with his wife sophia vergara, according to tmz because he had a case of severe appendicitis. tmz called the surgery extremely serious. manganiello's appendix actually >> a source tells us weekly he is expected to make a full recovery. that can be very, very >> my goodness. okay. ricky martin? how much? >> apparently, the going rate, want to know? $90,000. that's how much this fan paid for a smooch and a half with the 44-year-old singer. she placed the highest bid at an auction to raise money for an aids charity in sao paulo, brazil. >> four seconds. that's about $22,500 a second she should have taken a little longer. she's a dog breeder who owns a pet resort and martin who is dating a male artist recently told a mexican magazine he knows
women and every living creature on earth but he doesn't believe in sexual labels. he's got enough love to go around. the world are attracted to him. >> attracted to ricky martin. what are you going to do? the man's a magnet. finally, watch out angelina jolie. you have a doppelganger out there. she might be giving you a run for your money. >> the 21-year-old mara teigen, no relation to super model chrissy teigen, by the way, is causing a sensation after modeling for kylie jenner's lip gloss commercial. >> the side by side comparison system pretty stunning. she's a dead ringer for angelina from the hair to the lashes even those famous lips. >> she is. according to pop sugar, this isn't her first major gig she has appeared in adds for melani cosmetics and frankie's by skin kinnys. that is really amazing. > far worse things you can be known for than looking like angelina jolie. speaking of doppelgangers, we found one of your own. >> let me try to impersonate him.
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