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joseph gordon levity, scott east eastwood is starring in the upcoming bio pic "snowden." >> did a google search, instead of searching what was made public, everything they don't. >> e-mails, chats, it's a mess. >> which people? >> the whole kingdom, snow white. >> most americans don't want freedom, they want security. >> people, they don't even know they've made that bargain. there's something going on inside the government that's reading wrong. >> i just want to get this data to the world. >> hey!
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this and if i don't do it, then i don't know anybody else who can. they're going to figure out what i've done. >> did you access an unauthorized program. >> the government knows that we have these documents now. >> you're looking at a possible death sentence. >> i can't turn back from this. >> watch yourself. >> they're going to come for me. they're going to come for all of you, too. >> from the city's sightseeing celebrity bus in the heart of new york city, i'm tony isabelle. thanks so much for following. make sure you watch us at
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see you next time. living with a man in los angeles who she said was the father of her child and not marquez. >> the government provided no evidence today that any of these three were involved in the actual attack in san bernardino, or knew about it in advance. >> much of the nation's midsection was dealt another round of storms with at least 18 new tornadoes reported across six states from california to kentucky. just outside of indianapolis, powerful straight line winds and a possible tornado cut path of devastation through parts of boone county, indiana. it uprooted trees and destroyed homes as well as other buildings. further south, much of the gulf coast was battered by torrential rains triggering flash floods. in gulfport, mississippi, the waters were so deep they forced crews to roll out a specially designed land and water rescue vehicling to ferry residents to safety. it wasn't just people who needed res xupd pigs, goes, sheep were
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way. >> we have had several days of this. and the storm threat is still far from over. with the southern plains bracing for yet another round of severe weather. >> accuweather's justin povick joins us with the latest. good morning. >> diane, kendis. good morning to you, as well. we're tracking a big system over the south plains. later on today, there could be more tornadoes, reports of damaging winds and also large hail. that's in oklahoma city to dallas. further north and west, heavy snow impacting denver with up to half a foot before it's all said and done. showers continuing throughout the northeast causing delays from new york city to d.c. diane, kendis, back over to you. >> our thanks to justin at accuweather. vice president joe biden wrapped up his surprise visit to iraq. right now he's heading to rome set to deliver a speech on his cancer initiative at the vatican today. the vice president will not discuss stem cell research. >> here at home it wasn't an
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but a high school field trip interrupted by a frightening incident on an illinois highway. the engine of this charter bus caught fire as it carried a spanish club everybody champaign, illinois to check chicago. a replacement bus eventually got them to chicago. the cause of the fire is under investigation. and maker of an aantidote for opioid overdoses is offering the medication to all high schools for free. narcan can reverse the effects of an overdose by preventing the drug from suppressing the nervous system. opioid abuse is an epidemic. after a number of high profile breaches, the u.s. secret service and national park service say they want to build a new fence around the white house that would be tougher, taller and stronger. the new proposal would replace the current fence with one double its height to nearly 14 feet. it would also incorporate anti-climb features and
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no word, however, on how much this would cost. the odds of las vegas getting a nfl team are improving. the owner of the oakland raiders is pledging to move his team to vegas and promising to put $500 million toward a stadium. david beckham was also at the meeting yesterday. he may want to put a pro soccer team in the stadium, as well. nfl owners would have to approve the deal for the team to become the las vegas raiders. >> speaking of odds, what are the odds of this happening right here? this adorable bear cub was caught on camera in a backyard south of buffalo. >> i would have lost my breakfast. >> peering inside the window. then you saw it right there. >> you got a crash course in closed windows. you can look through them but you can't go through them. luckily near the cub nor the people inside the house were hurt.
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>> i respect his commitment. he didn't tap at it or just you know, he just went. >> all-in. >> trying to plunge right through it. sorry little bear. >> and rounding out our adorable animal segment, the family at metro richmond zoo in virginia has increased by a baker's dozen. >> the zoo welcomed 13 new cheetah cubs to its growing cheetah family. that might sound like quite a litter but they were born to three moms. >> ten of the cubs from two mothers were sired by the same baby daddy. who are we to judge? >> are we sure it's the same baby daddy? he's been busy. >> i don't know how to verify. i'm going to take the zoo at its word. >> they do look alike. >> we'll go to murray. they do. >> you don't see the resemblance resemblance? i think they have his eyes. >> he's like nah. you don't have me for 18 years.
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first time, the hi-tech glasses that allow a fwoi give the ultimate mother's day gift. telling her that he can see her. we'll show you the incredible moment a little later on in the show. >> fir the latest on the investigation into prince's death. police saying they're looking into a possible drug overdose. and they're figuring out how to break into his vault. the full story just ahead on "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now"
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>> you're looking at a rare sight for california's napa valley. it's a waterspout forming over lake berryessa caught on video spawned by a strong thunderstorm that will moved through the north bay on wednesday. waterspouts are essentially tornados over water. they're weak but they can be dangerous to boaters. a law enforcement source says investigate remembers looking into whether prince died from a drug overdose.
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doctor was prescribing the superstar drugs in the weeks before his death. >> some extreme steps have been taken to access prince's legendary stash of unreleased music. abc's eva pilgrim is there with the details. >> reporter: prince's secret vault of unpublished songs, pried open. party like it's 1999 >> reporter: abc's minneapolis affiliate, kstp, reporting the company that was given temporary authority to manage prince's estate had to drill it open, prince the only one with the code. >> one day, someone will release them. i don't know that i'll get to release them. >> reporter: blueprints give a glimpse inside paisley park, including a section in the basement marked tape vault b-9. this as law enforcement sources tell abc news, prescription drugs were found in prince's possession after his death and the d.e.a. has been contacted. no word yet on the cause. those toxicology results still weeks away. friends say dancing and big concert productions took its toll.
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with his hips, i mean, if you look back in the days of "purple rain," when he was jumping down off risers, it damaged parts of his body. >> reporter: his friends and colleagues telling us, there's so much music in the vault, they could release an album every year for the next century. eva pilgrim, abc news, chanhassen, minnesota. >> coming up the miracle of sight. >> a new device helping those legally blind to see a lot more clearly. some touching moments straight
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p?p?o?gv it feels like the first time, it feels like the very first time >> well, the song "feels like the first time" perhaps a good
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>> it's about some hi-tech help for those severely visually impaired. abc's david muir has the details this morning. >> you are looking at 1-year-old chris ward. who just put on that pair of hi-tech glasses. legally blind since birth, he is about to see his mother clearly for the first time. >> what do you say? tilt your chin up a little bit. >> yeah, i can see mommy's hair. >> yeah. >> and her eyes. i can see her eyes. >> you can see my eyes. >> born with optic never hypoplasia, a rare condition, he can only see things very close about five inches away from his nose but when he put on those new electronic glasses e-sight, watch what happens. >> he was able to read the letters across the room. >> 3? >> yeah. >> the device uses a high resolution camera combined with a person's own prescription glasses. this new nom kathy seeing her baby clearly for the first time.
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this is so amazing even to look at my husband looking at him was just such a good feeling. >> wow. >> reporter: and mark, israelily blind for 20 years seeing his friends in focus. >> now you have to look. >> reporter: and back to chris, given new hope but one last hurdle, his mother trying to come up with the money to buy the glasses. >> whatever it takes to raise the money for it from day one, that's what i was determined that i was going to do. >> reporter: david muir, abc news, new york. and a crowd funding page was set up to help the family raise money for the device. the goal was $15,000. they have now raised $25,000. >> amazing. we should point out because of that success, this fund-raiser is not active at this time. >> you raise so much money, you have to close down your fund raiser. >> very good. >> glaigs congratulations. great technology. >> coming up, insomniac"insomniac theater" this week featuring an adorable kit.
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time now for "insomniac theater." we start with the latest from comedy duo key and peel. it's a comedy called keanu. >> they play a pair of straight laced cousins named clarence and ralph. when ralph's cat is cat napped they must retrieve him. that means meeting up with a drug dealer named cheddar. >> i'm sure this guy is going to be reasonable about money. if need be, we will buy keanu back. >> don't not like that. come on. >> off the collar. >> okay. >> okay. >> right. >> that's what the kids are doing. >> not really.
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>> keanu there with a little dew rag on his head in the pack. this one is getting 81% on rotten tomatoes. hollywood reporter calling it a funny action comedy. it will delight fans while winning over others. but variety is not so much impressed. initially amusing but fatally overstretched they say. lamer than expected outing following their frequently brilliant cable series. >> the real mother's day is a week from sunday but the movie "mother's day" opens today. the latest star-studded ensemble from gary marshall. story lines revolve around tv host julia roberts, a divorcee played by jennifer aniston and a woman who wants to get closer to her mother and she gets the chance. >> what wille?
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>> yeah, it is. >> oh. >> you guys are supposed to be in texas. >> i lied. we've been driving 20 hours straight. >> jason sudeikis is also involved in the whole thing playing an ex-marine mr. mom type. reviews are simply brutal. getting just seven is, you heard that right, 7% on rotten tomatoes. the new york daily news says it's full of flat jokes, reheated cliches and two hours spent staring at your watch. rog moore from movie nation calls it maude lynn, sappy and sentimental with barely a laugh in it. the 7% on rotten tomatoes you should know yesterday we collected, it was at 20%. earlier we checked it was at 8%. now it's at 7. that's kind of a 7%. >> it's now at minus 7% on rotten tomatoes?
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e this morning on "world news now," donald trump going back to california. >> the massive rally is turning it tense with dueling protests in the streets. hear why ted cruz's latest maneuverings are turning the golden state into the republican battle front. >> new details on the bizarre bomb threat take-down. the suspect shot after threatening a tv station with an explosive device, setting his car on fire in the park lot all while dressed in an animal costume. >> the extreme weather continues with heavy flooding across the south and tornado watches across the midwest and plains as a dust storm in arizona causes major damage. major car pile-ups force the freeway to shut down. >> welcome freshmen. the nfl's next class getting called on last night's pro football draft. the controversy surrounding one
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to stand out with the some unique looks. we're going to figure out who wore it best on this friday, april 29th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> did you have a favorite outfit. >> >> there were so many different colors at play. >> almost should have been a red carpet oscar style. >> they really did have a red carpet. people were asking like who were you wearing. they were all like thrift store. >> well, >> they haven't quite gone the the check yet. >> we'll get to the draft and the fashion at the draft in just a minute. >> something that turned ugly speaking of the riots that were taking place. what seemed like riots with donald trump attracting a massive crowd in california. the state that could be the deciding factor for the republican nomination. >> anti-trump protesters and supporters clashed in costa mesa
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riot gear and swat teams to intervene. trump revved up thousands inside an amphitheater capping off a day of sharp words for ted cruz not just from trump but john boehner, as well. he called cruz lucifer in the flesh. more now from abc's bazi kanani. >> reporter: ted cruz teams up on the campaign trail with new running mate carly fiorina to go after the gop front runner. >> donald yells can, he screams, he curses or insults. >> reporter: cruz is hoping his bold political play picking a vp candidate well ahead of the convention will help him best donald trump in the crucial indiana primary and force a contested convention but trump is fighting hard to widen his slight lead in the latest polls there. >> i didn't want to take too much time. i know you got him back near
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better get back to indiana. >> college basketball coach bobby knight. >> what mr. trump has done, when things have gone wrong, he's figured out how the hell to fix it. >> reporter: cruz defending himself from harsh criticism from ousted republican house speaker john boehner. >> how about ted cruz? >> lewis ter in the flesh. >> what boehner is angry with is the american people holding him accountable. >> reporter: and on the trail in oregon, john kasich quashes rumors that elbow to pressure to drop out. >> so i've decided to keep going. and there are going to be people who are going to criticize me for that. >> reporter: democrat bernie sanders is also campaigning in indiana where he hopes a big win next tuesday cos revive his campaign after disappointing losses in this week's primaries. diane, kendis? >> bazi, thank you. as trump campaigned in california, there were frightening moments at one of his buildings in new york. a campaign staffer at trump
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containing a suspicious white powder. the campaign immediately called police. three workers were isolated and evaluated but the substance turned out to be harmless. last month, a threatening letter with white powder was sent to one of trump's sons. that too was found not to be dangerous. >> back on the west coast where three people connected to the terror attack in san bernardino are in federal custody this morning. the brother of shooter syed farook, his wife tatiana and her sister mariya are charge with marriage fraud. investigators say they were engaged in a scam to get a green card for mariya and not charged with anything about the mass shooting in san bernardino that killed 14 people. in syria, more than 60 people dead this morning at the city of aleppo. it is the worst blood shed since the partial cease fire got under way. hours of air strikes left the city in ruins. one of the few hospitals that was still standing is now destroyed. it was supported by doctors without boarders.
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among the victims was one of the city's last pediatricians. aid groups warn this latest round of violence has put aleppo on the drink of a humanitarian disaster. >> a man who terrorized a baltimore tv station for hours while wearing an animal costume is in stable condition this morning after police shot him during the siege. he claimed he was rigged with explosives but police now say they were just chocolate bars wrapped in foil. abc's pierre thomas has more. >> reporter: the terror starting at 1:20 p.m. a man enters the lobby of the baltimore fox affiliate, claiming he has a bomb. he comes face to face with security guard, jourael apostolides. and what did the device look like? >> wires, two circuit boards, leading to other grayish areas on his body that could potentially be explosive. he had a metal detonator in his left hand and that's why i couldn't determine whether it
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>> reporter: eyewitnesses say the 25-year-old suspect, dressed in an animal jumpsuit, is rambling about the government and black holes, saying, while he doesn't want to hurt anybody, he's ready to die. >> he had a flash drive with him, that he wanted to air. >> reporter: employees seen evacuating the station, while the security guard keeps the suspect calm for about 30 minutes in the lobby. >> got some action. got some action. man's walking out. man's walking out. >> reporter: just past 3:00 p.m., the s.w.a.t. team approaches the suspect, now outside. >> man's out in the street. >> reporter: the first shot rings out. the suspect continues to walk forward. then a second shot. and a third. the fourth one bringing him down. >> we heard several explosions, boom, boom, boom, and then he went down. >> reporter: he is still alive, but not cooperating. >> right now, he still poses a significant public safely threat. >> reporter: a robot attempting to disarm him, and by 5:00 p.m.,
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from the scene by ambulance. authorities say he's in the hospital in serious but stable condition. after all those hours of fear, those wires weren't covering a bomb. they were hiding candy bar boston police say it looked just like the real thing and they could take no chances. they're still investigating looking for a motive. pierre thomas, abc news, baltimore. we're going to turn our focus now to the storm threat faced by millions of americans from the southern plains to the mid-atlantic. driving rain has triggered flash floods along the gulf coast in gulfport, mississippi you. up to 10 inches of rain turns streets into raging rivers forcing police to roll out a especially designed rescue vehicle to ferry sfranded residents to safety. and farther north, powerful winds and a possible tornado cut a path of destruction destroying homes as well as other buildings there. nearly two dozen tornadoes reported across six states from california to kentucky over the past 24 hours including two at
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>> and in arizona, a dust storm caused some major problems east of tucson. the storm brought brought visibility to zero triggering multiple vehicle pile-ups and forcing the closure of interstate 10. that's near san simone. the closure forces drivers to go more than 100 miles out of their way to void the storm. the pile-ups involved more than a dozen vehicles. meanwhile the epa will shell out about $1 million to compensate states, towns and native american tribes for damages from a toxic mine spill. the agency accidentally triggered a 3 million gallon spill while doing clean-up work income an abandoned colorado mine last august that polluted waterways in three states turning them into rivers of orange muck. the spill also destroyed crops and live stock. >> so the list is growing against north carolina's controversial transgender bathroom law. the ncaa is announcing major events including final four will not be held in cities and arenas
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the community. the state is currently scheduled to host the first two rounds of the men's basketball tournament next year but no word this morning if that will change. and round one of the nfl draft is in the books. amazing five players from the ohio state buckeyes were picked last night, including three in the top ten. >> so the first two picks were quarterbacks. as expected. carson wentz of north dakota state went second to the eagles and number one was cal quarterback jared goff chosen by the los angeles rams. >> it's been a long process. so. and for it to be finally come to a close now, i'm ready to take the next step into a professional football career and work as hard as i can to be as successful as i can. >> so then there's a guy who is having the worst night and the best night ever. offensive tackle laramieemy tunsil was selected 13th last night by
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at one point he was considered a possible first pick. >> but tunsil started falling in the draft after a video posted to his twitter account showed someone smoking a substance out of a bong type gas mask. tunsil said someone had hacked his account but admitted he is the one in the video. that post may have cost him as much as 13 million in potential salary had he been drafted as high as originally projected. >> he was the 13th pick. cost him $13 million. he's off to a good start. good pick, miami. >> i think he said the video is from about two years ago. he just said that it was a mistake. >> there were also some controversial tweets and postings involving ncaa possible money that he might have got everyone ole miss. it was just a bad night over all for him. >> he still got picked. >> yeah. did we see this fashion do or don't? is this a do or don't? >> i'm gog vote don't.
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top with a bow tie. white pants. ezekiel eliot. the biggest travesty of all of this, it's not even memorial day yet and he's wearing the white pants. >> that's the part that's bothering you. >> that's the part. >> so no dress code at the nfl draft? >> clearly not. >> or is this the new thing? are you rocking a crop top under the jacket right now. >> perhaps on monday i might take his inspiration and rock one. >> that i want to see. >> that outfit, once you see it you can't unsee it. coming up, we'll explore the tasty thermodynamics of the pizza bomb. >> but first, inside the secretive world of scientology. a former scientologist and the father to the leader of the religion is speaking out about his son. and the controversy surrounding the church. that's an abc news exclusive you don't want to miss. also ahead on the run with thelma and luiz 25 years later.
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abc's dan harris reports. >> reporter: ron miscavige now breaking ranks and criticizing his own son, the powerful leader of the church of scientology. david miscavige. >> you are one of the relative few that hold the answers in your possession that all humankind depend upon. >> reporter: ron was in the church for decadeses but left and written a book which he discusses in an interview with abc news. >> you have written a whole book about your son and you called the book "ruthless." >> yeah. >> it's a pretty damning charge to level against your own child. >> he wasn't always that way. when he was a kid, i am telling you, he was a loveable kid. >> reporter: a loveable kid who according to his dad, let the power of being at the helm of this wealthy celebrity studded church go to his head. >> i say to you sir, we are lucky to have you and thank you very much. >> reporter: scientology is attacking the book arguing it
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critic of church management and is laden with outright lies. >> it is not a memoir. it's in my view a literary forgery. >> he has a right to tell his story but leah remini. >> you are unbelievable. >> reporter: the former star of the king of queens" who can herself was criticized by scientology after she quit the church and wrote a book is, going to bat for ron miscavige. >> it's important we continue to send a message of we're all going to speak up. you're not going to just bully people telling their stories. >> reporter: dan harris, abc news, new york. well coming up in our next half hour, a scare on a runway at the nation's busiest airport. who is to blame for nearly causing a tragedy. >> first we'll hear from the stars of the legendary movie in thelma and louise about the star
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this time things have changed. everything's changed. i'm going to mexico. i'm going. >> how does it end. >> get ready to feel old, everybody. it has been a quarter of a century since we all met "thelma and louise." >> both geena davis and susan sarandon got best actress nominations for their roles in the movie. they recently spoke with robin roberts with an assist from abc's byron pitts. >> reporter: it's been 25 years since they set out on one of cinema's most iconic road trips. >> whoo. >> reporter: now susan sarandon and geena davis reuniting to talk about their megahit. >> what is it about that film that still resonates with folks.
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maybe are you what you settle for. it's kind of a romanticized road trip movie. because it was us, it ended up being something more significant at the time. >> you sir, yeah, you do the honors. >> reporter: and who could forget a young shiftless brad pitt in his breakout movie role. >> talk about the guys in the film. brad pitt. that was the first time any of us were like who is this? and was it true that george clooney didn't even realize that he read for the part. >> i was on a plane next to george clooney by happenstance. we're chatting and he says i hate that brad pitt. >> i said no you don't. >> he said i hate him because he got the part. >> i said were you interested? >> he said couldn't you tell when i read with you? >> no. >> i know. >> girl. >> i know. >> whoa. i remembered when i didn't read with him. >>. >> reporter: and the
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louise" going out in a blaze of glory that still has beam talking. > what do you think about the ending. > for me that's the first thing i said. after you test this, are you going to change it, what's going do happen? he said i know you will definitely die. i'm not sure about her. by the end, they kind of -- by the end we had kind of earned the right for both of us. he said you might push her out at the last minute but we only had like one take. >> i think the ending is exactly the way it should be because we get away. i think that's what -- we retain control of our lives to the bitter end no matter what. once we've tasted being in control of ourselves, we never will go back. >> well, said. >> can we show that brad pitt scene one more time? >> it's a pretty hot scene. >> we didn't warn about the spoiler alert. you mean they die in the end? >> sorry to break it to you.
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it is time now for "the mix." and i have to say, i don't think i've ever met a pizza i didn't like. we may have found the exception to that. >> it's my food. so i'm excited about there. >> this is what's called a pizza bun made at a place called the place in seoul, coria. they bring out an ashy balloon thing. they douse it in oil. set it on fire. >> does it explode. >> why is it called the bomb? >> it's full of dough and sauce and cheese. once you light it on fire, it gets all melty and cut it up and there's a pizza. >> maybe we'll say thanks to this and want a ride. this is a hover bike invented by
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this morning on "world news now," the threat of more severe weather across the country. damaging wind and hail with tornadoes spotted in multiple regions. and heavy downpours moving east. we'll have your weekend forecast. >> donald trump's west coast run, holding a massive rally in california and getting a huge reaction from the crowd while outside, protesters and supporters clashed. we have the latest overnight just ahead. >> and new this half hour, cracking down on reckless driving. >> how police are using the internet to stop dangerous driving on america's roads. the brazen motorcycle riders are getting caught with the help of their own social media accounts. >> and windy city love story. the obamas. their budding chicago romance getting the hollywood treatment. we're going to have a first look at the new movie ahead in "the
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29th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> my favorite part of that was the little janet jackson clip. gives you a sense of how long ago that was with the little "miss you much" in there. >> a little flashback friday action. >> when barry met michele. >> we begin with a new round of severe weather wreaking are havoc from the southern plains all the way to the mid atlantic. >> in the south, rains have triggered flash floods along the gulf coast. take a look at this scene, by the way, this is in gulfport, mississippi where up to 10 inches of rain inundated entire communities turning roads into rivers and forcing lifeboat rescues for strand residents. >> to the north, powerful straight line winds and tornadoes cut a whole path of destruction across parts of the midwest. at least 18 tornadoes have been reported from california to kentucky over the past 24 hours uprooting trees, downing power
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other buildings. >> take a look at the radar this morning. you can see those storms are still far everywhere dissipating. that major system still marching east. stretching nearly 1200 miles from the southeast up into the ohio valley and great lakes region. >> and those storms are still causing major problems in the south along the gulf coast, triggering dramatic water rescues. abc's phillip mena has the latest from gulfport, mississippi. >> reporter: tornado sirens on the mississippi gulf coast. lightning and heavy rain. the flash flood emergency unfolding on live tv. >> it's happening right now. i'm looking at it. someone's being rescued from their car in the ditch. >> reporter: another motorist running through the flood getting that window down and pulling a woman to safety. >> you can definitely tell that this is a dangerous situation out here. >> reporter: keep your eye on that traffic light as howling winds send it crashing down. >> whoa. there went one. >> reporter: up to 10 inches of rain swamping streets. gulfport police out in boats and huge trucks, rescuing the
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parents racing back home. >> my youngest son called me and he said, mom, my room is flooded. >> reporter: others evacuating. > look how fast that water is going. terrifying night across the heartland. at least 18 reported tornadoes barreling across six states. >> wow. >> reporter: including two at the same time in iowa. back here in gulfport, this is supposed to be a road. the biloxi river rising 18 feet and still rising. and more rain is on the way. phillip mena, abc news, gulfport, mississippi. >> thanks, phillip. the storm threat is still far from over for much of the south and up into the plains. >> let's check in with justin povick joining us with the latest. >> thanks and good morning to you. we are tracking more severe weather in the south plains later on today. again, many of the hard hit areas from just a couple of days ago. damaging winds, large hail,
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severe weather again possible along with very heavy rain which could trigger more flash flooding. lots of tropical moisture meeting up with dry air. much of oklahoma and texas will be under the threat zone this afternoon and also into tonight. northeast, the showers much wider. they will be problematic in terms of causing slippery conditions travel delays along the 95. more rain this weekend with the severe weather continuing in the deep south. back to you. >> thank you. turning now to politics and what was a wild scene outside a trump rally in southern california. >> hundreds of protesters jammed the streets in costa mesa last night. they stomped on squad cars, hurled rocks and blocked a highway entrance ramp as police in riot gear swooped in. many of them were protesting trump's stance on immigration. inside the rally, trump spoke to 18,000 people and he brought families of victims who were murdered by undocumented
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anymore. you know, i'm looking at statistics where your crime numbers are so crazy they're going through the roof. we can't have it anymore. >> trump is still keeping an eye on indiana ahead of the primary but will remain in california for today to address state gop officials. ted cruz is fending off a fiery attack. this time it's not from the donald trump. >> it's coming from former house speaker john boehner who spoke fondly of trump during a talk at stanford university calling him his texting buddy. but when students asked him about ted cruz, that's when he had a few choice words for the senator. how about ted cruz? >> lucifer in the flesh. in washington, i have as many democrat friends as i do republican friends. i get along with almost everybody. but i've never worked with a more miserable son of a [ bleeped ]. >> truth of the matter is i don't know the man. i've met john boehner two or
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>> cruz went on to say boehner was letting his inner trump come out. boehner and cruz clashed politically in 2013 over cruz's support of the government shutdown. >> as for the democrats, hillary clinton is returning to the campaign trail after a two-day break and a string of victories. clinton still focusing on the remaining primaries but her campaign is pivoting to the general election and a likely match-up against donald trump. bernie sanders is still hoping for a win in indiana, but as his path to the nomination narrows he's hinting of a future role in shaping the party. >> a forensic psychologist says the man who admits killing three people at a planned parenthood clinic is delusional and not competent to stand trial. robert dear is charged with 179 counts for his hours long rampage at a colorado springs clinic last november. dear interrupted his competency hearing several times shouting that he was a warrior for the babies. the judge has not yet issued a
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>> the man accused in the road rage shooting death of former new orleans saints player will smith has been indicted on a second degree murder charge. cardell hayes also faces attempted murder for wounding smith's wife. hayes says he was not the aggressor and pleaded not guilty to all charges. smith was shot seven times and his wife hit twice. investigators in minnesota are reportedly trying to determine if prince's death was caused by an overdose. a source tells the "associated press" they're also looking into whether a doctor was prescribing the singer drugs during his final weeks and if the doctor was on the plane with prince when it had to make an emergency stop a week before he died. meanwhile, authority have obtained a search warrant to prince's estate, but the details will be sealed for now. and the maker of an antidote for opiate overdoses is offering the medication to all high schools for free. narcan can quickly reverse the dangerous effects of an overdose by preventing the drug from depressing the nervous system. it comes as a nasal spray or as
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the cdc says opiate abuse is an epidemic with fatal overdoses that have nearly quadrupled since 1999. >> president obama surprised a group of college journalists by crashing a special white house briefing. > the president strolled into a packed room where press secretary josh earnest was offering the rookie reporters some insight into what really goes on. >> well -- >> oh, my god. oh my god, oh, my god. >> i hear there's some hot shot journalists here. you know, josh was speaking for me and i wanted to make sure he was getting it right. >> so the president answered some questions for more than a half hour. pretty good. and even made some news. >> he also announced a plan to be enroll 2 million more people in pay as you earn which aims to help students manage loan repayment more efficiently. i like the girl that you can hear in the background oh, my god, oh, my god.
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smooth. >> we should point out the president will be working on his jokes tomorrow night, for his final white house correspondents dinner. should be a fun show. >> always lots of laughs out of that one. >> coming up, a frightening near miss on runway. two planes coming way too close for comfort at the nation's busiest airport. >> and serena williams is dealing with some photo shopping, swapping out a slimmed down shot for one with more realistic proportions coming up in "the skinny." stay with us. >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by colonial penn life insurance. weather, brought to you by colonial penn life insurance.ght since i was a kid, empty my pocket change into this old jar. it's never much, just what's left after i break a dollar. and i never thought i could get quality life insurance with my spare change. neither did i. until i saw a commercial for the colonial penn program. imagine people our age getting life insurance at such an affordable rate.
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social media accounts to bust them. one case is 21-year-old gabriel junior of new haven. police used videos he posted himself to his instagram account to track him down. he now faces more than two dozen reckless driving violations. >> it almost looks like it defies gravity there, those moves. >> no thank you. >> and sensibility, as well. >> let's move on now to a frightening situation at the massive airport in atlanta. a couple of jets that were packed with passengers getting a little too close for comfort. >> one of them was about to take off, but then the pilot had to slam on the brakes. let's get more now from abc's david kerley who covers aviation for us. >> reporter: at america's busiest airport, a mistake which could have been disastrous for the jet taking off. >> it was like all of it was compacted in this one little 15-second bit of sheer terror. >> reporter: the delta jet headed to miami was speeding to takeoff, already traveling 140 miles an hour, when suddenly,
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the runway. the atlanta controller ordering a takeoff abort. the pilot slams on the brakes. the aircraft were just over a mile apart, but only seconds at that speed. the controller knew he blundered. >> sorry about that. that was my mistake, guys. >> okay, yeah, we're going to exit here. >> reporter: the pilots called it an administrative mistake. >> obviously, stopping and having your airplane from a high rate of speed in a short period of time is going to heat up the brakes. that's what it's done. >> it was, i think, a little bit nerve wracking for the pilots as well as everybody on that plane. >> the pilots let the brakes cool down at the gate. delta mechanics checked them out and the same aircraft with the passengers did take off for miami. david kerley, reagan washington airport. >> what a frightening scene in people afraid of flying are scared up in the air. you forget you can be in danger on the ground. >> atlanta is the world he's busiest airport.
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hundreds of thousands of passengers every day. so i'm not saying that you expect this sort of thing to happen, but it is a very busy airport. >> you always trust these things to go flawlessly and forgetting that behind all of this are air travel controllers. they are people. which means at some point we all make mistakes. >> glad this one ended well and those pilots, quick thinking on their part. >> when we come back, the obama love story is big screen bound. >> and "the match game" is coming back. remember it? details in "the skinny" next.
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skinny, so skinny it is "skinny" time on this friday. and we start with the first look at an upcoming movie about a young barack and michelle obama. the film is called "southside with you," and the trailer is now out. >> it's set in chicago on a hot summer day in the summer of 1989. we see the future first lady preparing to get together with a summer associate from harvard law. she insists it's nothing serious. >> shouldn't we be getting to the meeting? >> we have some time. i thought we would swing by the art center, see some paintings. maybe grab a bite to eat. >> this is not a date. how is it going to look if i
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firm's doors. it would be tacky. >> do you think i'm cute? >> i didn't say that. >> things seem to go pretty well from there. of course, we all know how it all worked out. >> south side with you premiered at the sundance film festival. it is going to be in theaters on august 19th. >> how does it end? >> i'm not quite sure. >> they might have had a couple of kids or so. >> i guess they don't want to spoil it for us. serena williams in a photoshopping controversy right now. >> the tennis superstar is included in "people" magazine's most beautiful people issue. >> take a look. on the left is a photo from the magazine in which williams' waist appears digitally slimmed down. on the right is her naturally. >> here's the things. the first picture that went up was the slimmed down version on instagram. serena then later replaced it with the version showing her real waist intact after her fans complained about the original.
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>> yeah. >> it looks kind of disproportional. it doesn't look like a slimmed down waist. >> sir mix-a-lot would have liked the one on the right. >> i would say so. it almost looks like two different pictures. it really does. she doesn't want to be cheated out of her curves. >> serena, we like you just the way you are. >> me without no brakes as drake would say to quote. to quote drake. >> like poetry. it's beautiful. >> it's like tolstoy. >> now to something of a programming note. sunday nights this summer will feature a three-hour game show block right here on abc. what's this? it's going to be called abc's sunday fun and games. >> and we are happy to report that alec baldwin will be hosting a revival of the star-studded 1970s comedy panel show "match game." he signed on for ten episodes which will start airing june 26th. >> the music you're listening to is from "match game." it was incredibly popular in its
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with outfits like that, why not. game contestants -- contestants consist of trying to guess how a panel of celebrities will answer fill in the blank questions. >> it's like "the newlywed game" only with people you're not married to but maybe want to be married to? >> maybe. is that will carroll burnett by the way, in that clip there. >> i don't know but i think i saw tony danza. >> by the way, the original host was gene rayburn in 1962. >> alec baldwin. >> the new gene rayburn. moving on, we will blame our overnight hours for the fact that everyone here on the show missed take your daughters and sons to work day. but one guy did not miss it. that was jimmy kimmel. >> so the abc late night host tweeting out this adorable picture yesterday afternoon. that's kimmel's young daughter jane at his desk. kimmel in the guest seat saying i've been replaced. jane turns 2 in july. she looks so big. >> i think they might consider her for a permanent role. she looks comfortable in that
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rabbit friend. >> take your son or daughter or pet rabbit to work? >> pet rodent to work. >> did you just call frank a rodent? >> is frank not a rodent? >> frank doesn't like that term. he takes offense to that. he's a very sensitive rabbit be. >> who knew. finally a question. what were you doing five years ago today? chances are at some point, you were watching the royal wedding. > oh, yes. it was five years ago that duchess kate got help from her sister pippa who was wearing that dress, you know that dress. they were married in westminster abby before a star studded crowd and a worldwide tv audience. >> today they're the parents of prince george and princess charlotte. sources say they're celebrating their anniversary with a low key private celebration. they're just back from a long trip to india and bhutan. >> they tried to keep the nuptials secret. >> how did that work out? >> not quite. >> not very well?
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get your move on. yes. yes. >> well, finally this half hour, something from captain aubobvious and this breaking news. sunday is may 1st. >> wow. >> by that point, a full third of 2016 will be over. >> that flew by. >> first things first before we go forward, we have to look back where we've been during the last week. here's our "friday rewind." >> well, i think the only card she has is the woman's card. she's got nothing else going. frankly if hillary clinton were a man, i don't think she would get 5% of the vote. and the beautiful thing is, women don't like her. >> now, the other day, mr. trump accused me of playing the "woman card."
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health care and paid family leave and equal pay is playing the woman card, then deal me in! >> do we really want to turn on the general election television and see two rich new york liberals? >> i am prepared to stand by his side and give this everything i have to restore the soul of our party, to defeat donald trump. >> so is it possible another clinton could be better than another republican? >> it's possible. it's possible. >> mr. hastert hurt his victims many decades ago. but today, they struck back. >> no matter your power or your position, you can't get away with things like this especially with the molestation of a child. >> all this stuff that's on the news, i just found my cousin with a gunshot wound. >> is he alive? >> no, no. >> people who did this did not
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this is not a spur of the moment murder. >> as pro-brady as judge berman was at the lower court, these guys were pro nfl and it came out that way. >> i am thrilled for michael. i'm thrilled for you. this is a tremendous opportunity and i couldn't be and we couldn't be prouder of you. >> the most disrespected person in america is the black woman. >> and beyonce's new "formation" tour rolls into tampa for saturday night and atlanta on sunday. >> what's my -- >> i am not dancing two days in a row. you're trying to set me up. >> come on, you know you want to dance. >> i will admit to one thing though. >> i wish you could see our floor manager right now. she is dancing just beyond the camera trying so hard to motivate kendis. >> i am becky with the good hair. >> you are. >> now let's get in formation. >> will you be at the white house correspondent's die 50 to 85:
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making news in america this morning, breaking overnight, violence outside a trump rally. supporters and protesters clashing on the streets. a police car smashed. several arrests are made. at least one trump supporter left bloody. live with the very latest. a tornado tear as part buildings and homes. we have video of the damage coming in. meanwhile, other areas are seeing so much hail it looks like snow tracking the storms on the move. caught on camera, a bear cub learns a hard lesson when it tries to jump through a closed window. the first round of the nfl draft is in the books. see the number one pick appearing on "jimmy kimmel" and the must see fashion on the red

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