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the fbi says was part of one of the pressure cooker bombs and detonateor wire. dzhokhar tsaranev's lawyers say it was not dzhokhar. prosecutors say it was a tm effort. both men are killers. >> there is a manhunt in france this morning for the dozen or so thieves who pulled off a pretty well planned jewelry heist. police say two vans were carrying millions of dollars in jewels when they were surrounded by four cars. drivers were forced out. the thieves drove away with the vans. vans were then found about 30 miles away abandoned and burned. >> 15-year-old boy arrested for this attempted kidnapping caught on camera in washington state. police say the suspect lives in the same small town where the crime took place. he is not being identified by name because of his age. the 22 month old toddler who was take in was not harmed. >> the most popular way to spend a tax refund is paying down debts.
but for two polls, just out this morning, they differ on just how many of us will do that. a new survey by bankrate.com says more than a third will actually do that. but another survey says 2/3 will pay down debt. by the way, very few surveyed plan to blow their refund on something fun. after rage refund average refund last year was more than $3,000. how are you spending yours? >> dinner out and a movie. >> small refund. >> not expecting a lot from the government all. up awe never do do we. apple says it fix aid rare barackrare -- fixed a rare breakdown of the apple itunes and app. it is an internal air that bogged down computer servers. apple lost out on profitable services. apple shares dropped nearly 2% yesterday. >> also watch out, kids. sure you are up watching right now. parents tell your kids. watch out, your barbie doll may
be a tattletale. the wi-fi, barbie has voice recognition software it can respond to children plague with it. that's cool. the software records conversations and sends it to cloud servers. that gives the toymakers now and others ability to listen in on the secrets a child might tell to its barbie doll. >> oh. >> technology just we can't get it right. >> yeah. >> always something. >> sales of barbie plummeted. kids, not high tech enough for the kids. >> classic is great. >> classic is great. >> is barbie going to survive? barbie is not going to go away. >> barbie is an icon. that barbie hits shelves in the fall. >> talking barbie. >> all right. >> look to give you a talking barbie, see what happens when you are not on the show. >> you think i will silt and talk to a barbie doll. >> actually no. checking our forecast. oh boy, the north east chill,
temperatures drop. there is a chance for snow on sunday. mild in the west, midwest. where there could be record warmth. flooding downpours from the gulf coast. north into the mississippi. and the ohio valleys. >> 60s in seattle. denver minneapolis. atlanta. 80s in lay, fine "world news now" has a heck of a history here. that history is full of stories of weird, wonderful, animals, and animals. >> animals. animals. >> this one looks like something out of jurasic park. >> freshwater sting ray. released in a river an hour from bangkok, thailand. female. 8 feet across. 14 feet long. weighed, 7 h.00 800 pounds. she is pregnant. two babies. caught six years ago as well. when she was also pregnant. so i guess,000 it is a catch and release situation. going to let it go eventually.
my goodness. >> tagged in 2009. they knew this is the same one. >> goodness gracious. >> is sting ray a delicacy. >> to eat? >> no. people eat weird things around the world. you know? soy sauce. deep fried. off awe off. >> little sting ray. good meal. fry it up. coming up directses from gps send a family hundred of miles out of their way. >> really hungry right now. >> you want to eat sting ray, you are starving. >> super foods. coconut, oil, miblglk. is it as healthy as you think? >> the fight of the send schur re -- century. ing skyrocketing prices for tickets to the match that should have taken place five years ago, fellows, but hey, we'll take it. you are watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by mega red owe mega three crill oil.
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nascar driver curt bush, will return to the track this weekend for a race in phoenix. remember suspended last month amid domestic abuse allegations. authorities in delaware declined to charge him in connection with claims made by his former girlfriend. he remains on indefinite probation and will replace his long time nickname the outlaw on his car. also, you might recall this crash. remember this involving busch's younger brother kyle busch, daytona speed way. the track says it will install energy absorbing barriers to the wall and other areas. busch broke his right leg and left foot in last month's crash. changes to the wall before the next nascar race i july. >> it is being called the fight of this century, event boxing fans have been waiting for what like decade? >> waiting for this fight. 11 time world champion floyd mayweather jr. best pound for
pound out there, and manny pacquiao will square off may 2 in vegas for the biggest single pay day for any athlete every. >> reporter: the most anticipated fight in boxing and expected to be the richest fight in sports. >> a fight that that the world can't miss. >> reporter: the reason a record $200 million in winnings. floyd may weather is vying for $120 million purse with manny pacquiao taking home the rest. >> the defense of boxing that is what you are waiting for since five years ago. >> reporter: how much they profit all depend on how many pay-per-view subscriptions hbo and showtime are able to sell. though the price to watch has not yet been set. experts believe it will fall just under $100 with up to 4 million households watching. >> pacquiao!
>> reporter: the boxers during their best to build up the hype too. >> may 2nd that they when the world stops t biggest fight in boxing history. >> reporter: the fight at mgm grand in vegas went beep easy or cheap to come by either. forbes estimates fewer than 1,000 tickets available with prices from $1,500 to $7,000 each. the may 2nd event slated to be a knockout night for cable operators, could profit $150 million from that night's event. >> that is a lot of money for boxing. >> come on over to the house. the fight will be on. >> not into boxing. >> this is the one everyone has to see. you will stop and watch this fight. been waiting on the fight for five years. little past their prime now. wish we had it a few years ago. we'll take it now. >> all right. >> trust me. >> we'll be right back with interesting facts about coconuts. >> announcer: "world news now"
know. how healthy is it really. abc's sarah haynes with this one for us. >> reporter: coconut, the ingredient celebrities can't get enough of. stars like jessica alba and heidi klum all self professed fans. it is not just coco water, coconut oil and coconut milk are huge hits. even starbuck's rolled out a coconut milk blend as nondairy option. while people are really talking about the health benefits of coconuts is this not all it is cracked up to be. >> good in some cases the not really in others. if you are doing cold dishes or salads. olive oil is superior. >> reporter: as a thirst quencher. here is something you should know. one cup of coconut milk has 552 calories and 51 grams of saturated fat. one cup of whole, 146 calories. 4.5 grams of saturated fat. >> kookcoconut milk is great if you are vegan.
that being said. coconut milk packs calories. the place i always see it when it comes to gyms. people say coconut water. coconut water has 46 calories per cup. clearly more calories than plain old water. so what is it in the coconut water that is making it this magic? >> the electrolytes hydration, getting a lot of potassium into your system quickly.xercising go for coconut water otherwise stick with water. >> it can be part of a healthful diet with that being said foods and beverages can contain a lot of calories this can quickly add on some unwanted pounds. sarah haynes, abc news new york. >> coconut oil can rev your metabolism. when i want to visit india, my grandmother fried everything in coconut oil. tasted awful.
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♪ ♪ >> all right. no doubt, gps technology has revolutionized how we navigate through new places. >> but overreliance on technology could be worse than never using it in the first place. here is abc's david muir. >> i guess what we do is drive around the circle here. >> reporter: who can forget the scene from national lampoon's european vacation. >> hey kids look, big ben, parliament. >> reporter: chevy chase gets caughten the circle in london and can't get out. kids. >> we know. big ben, parliament. >> reporter: you can't make this
up. 50 tourists on the trip to the french alps when the bus trip was over their destination looked more like this. the driver said he followed gps. but went more than 600 miles off course. ended up in the french country side. hope they like wine. it happened before. ♪ on a dark desert highway ♪ >> reporter: the cooper family from nevada donna daughter gina, their friend told us about the day trip to a museum in death valley. they followed gps. >> turn left on california 190. got lost instructed to keep turning around going down the wrong roads. three days in the desert. out of gas. out of cell phone service. a california highway patrol chopper spots them. >> i saw their vehicle next to a road. hey is that a car? they found them. look at the smiles. and many of you sending in your own gps nightmares. steven and his wife and kids from orlando going to the grand canyon. >> we went offroad. following a dirt road. next thing instead of grand
canyon at grand canyon apartment complexes in flagstaff, arizona. >> turns out chevy chase wasn't around after all. sun down going around the circle. >> it is amazing. i cannot get left. david muir abc news new york. >> do you know huh toow to use an atlas? >> no. >> or map? >> get out of the driver's seat if you don't know how to use the atlas. >> i'm having a good time. >> you always have the terrified look no matter what we are doing. >> when you are in the driver's seat? >> in the kitchen with the chef's hat. >> in the passenger seat with you driving. >> thatality news for this half-hour, folk. >> remember to follow us on facebook wnnfans.com. keep a mappen enin your car. you never know when it could be handy. >> that's great advice. >> announcer: every day more americans choose
this morning on "world news now" -- under investigation. secret service agents accused of being drunk and crashing a government vehicle. >> i think when you fail and we have failed we own it. >> the latest in a list of embarrassments and breaches. damage control for the agency's new director. >> fraternity bombshell, new revelations after that racist video was this frat in oklahoma out of control for years? >> unfortunately, for the tradition. >> we are hearing from the two frat members' family and friend. >> later, bad baby. a 2 day old girl in a shopping bag attempt to smuggle her out, disturbing pictures and security scare on this thursday march 12th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now."
>> hey, folks. it's thursday. think we got the day right. t.j. holmes alongside reena ninan. we were talking about, we'll get into it. secret service. i mean. >> looking for a job? might be hiring. >> i mean. >> you fit the bill. you have to be good looking to be secret service agent. never seen an ugly secret service agent. spent ten years. >> wow. okay. >> but they they have good suits? >> you have very good suits. >> you have two things going for you. >> they look to party apparently. >> they like to party. three in one. >> what do you say? apologize for a jek likeoke like that. >> serious thing. part of secret service protects the president. >> protect the life of the president of the united states. >> a lot of people are wondering what is going on. >> here we go again. scandal in the secret service. two agents under investigation, facing allegations they were
driving drunk in a government vehicle. >> one of them reportedly was a top member of the president's protective detail. that is a big difference. abc's andy field has the the latest. >> reporter: the latest embarrassment for the embattled secret service. two agents allegedly drove into a barricade near the white house. according to "the washington post" they were drunk in a government vehicle after attending a retirement party last week for fellow secret service agent. officers wanted to arrest them. the supervisor let them go home. a brand new director lead the secret service. >> i think when you fail we, have failed. we own it. now up to us to correct it. >> reporter: strong word weeks ago from director joseph clancey whose agency is on damage control. before this there was the prostitution investigation into a dozen agents in colombia. agents drunk on presidential detail in amsterdam, 20146789 months after that perhaps the most embarrassing a man scaled
the white house fence making it to a stairway leading to the first family's living quarters. >> president, first family white house are going to be secure. >> reporter: the white house will say president obama has been informed of the allegations. clansy says secret service inspktor general will investigate the two agents accused of driving drunk in a government car. andy field, abc news washington. >> two police officers shot overnight in ferguson, missouri at a demonstration outside police headquarters last night celebrating the police chief's resignation and calling for dismissals. they were also at least two arrests, the chief's resignations comes after a harsh justice department report. and racial bias in the police department. >> the city of ferguson police chief thomas jackson have agreed to a mutual separation which involves the police chief's resignation from the city of ferguson. >> jackson's resignation takes effect in a week. fearly every top city official is now out or leaving son. mayor knoles has no plans to
resign. >> demonstrators last night following a controversial police shooting there. 1,000 people blocked the street near the state capital protesting the shooting of an unarmed 19-year-old boy, by a white police officer. a separate rally, memorial, showed support for the city's police. >> to the fallout from the racist fraternity video at university of oklahoma. small group of protesters made their way through the exclusive dallas neighborhood where the family of one of the young men seen chanting in the video lives. it's believed parker rice and his family were not there. we are hearing from rice and others about the scandal for the first time. abc's ryan owens reports. >> reporter: until now we have heard parker rice leading the racist chant. the 19-year-old is singing a very different tune. i am deeply store for what i did saturday night. it was wrong, reckless he says in a written statement. also on that tape his frat brother, levi pettite,
identified by his parents who posted apology online. it may be difficult for those who know levi from the video, we know his heart he is not a racist. we raised him to inclusive, how did the two end up at the center of a racial storm. both group in ritzy dallas neighborhood, went to elite schools, dorm mate says rice went out of his way to help people. >> unfortunately he compromised his morality for the tradition and for the pursuit of the favor of fraternity members. parker rice eluded to the tradition in his statement. saying yes the song was taught to us. but that too doesn't work as an explanation. we received our first statement from the local chapter of sae here on campus. they say cryptically that three to four years ago their frat was invaded by a "horrible cancer" that they never stopped. ryan owens, abc news norman oklahoma. >> new worries this morning about release of a bioterror bacteria.
federal official says a worker at the tulane national primate research center knew may have been exposed. the worker shows no signs of illness. blood tests for other workers have been negative. no word on how the bacteria was released at high security lab. >> candlelight vigil held last night in the florida panhandle to mourn the 11 service members killed in a helicopter accident. mourners parade for those killed when their black hawk crashed into the gulf of mexico during a night time training mission in dense fog, four were national guardsmen and others were marines based at camp lejeune in north carolina. take a look at the screen here. a burning tanker truck. closed off a stretch of busy highway in the detroit area. explosions sent flames black smoke into the air. it could be seen for miles. the truck was hauling thousand of gallons of petroleum. some fuel spilled into sewers, sparking fires. the section of freeway could be closed for days. >> lawyer for rap mogul shug
knight says he has vision problems may not have been seeing. knight has glaucoma. his attorney says he is blind in his left eye. accused of running down two men with his pickup truck in january. killing one of them. his lawyer claims that may have happened because knight may not have seen at least one of the victims. miami beach swat officers responded to a call about shots being fired at the mansion of rapper lil wayne. turns out the whole thing was a prank. another instance of swatting lil wayne was at the music studio when it happened. his manager want to the house with police. found nobody there and nothing disturbing. >> teenager arrested in attempted kidnapping of a child caught on camera. police in washington state say this video, helped them track the guy down. this its the suspect there. detectives say a 15-year-old. that lives in the same town where the attempted abduction took place. police are not identifying hill at this point because of the age. the video shows a 22-month-old
boy carried off while siblings screamed for help and chased the guy who picked up their baby brother. >> scary few moments for parents and kids in a las vegas neighborhood. attacked by a swarm of bees. so aggressive. firefighters had to use hoses to drive them away. news crews had to take cover. the bees took aim at dozens of children walking home from school. >> there was about 50 kids and parents running down the street. just screaming. they were running, hysterical. it was, more than, more than 1,000 bees. it was horrible. >> does not sound good there. firefighters believe the bees had flown out of boxes stored in a nearby home. they say, march and april, very active months for bees in las vegas. >> i go there a lot. never had a problem. >> never stung. >> i had other issues in vegas. >> lots of honeys. >> ooh. >> moving right along. >> long time ago. long long time ago. go from bees to gators, florida in particular.
making a scene at one sunshine state golf course. >> making a scene simply because of their size. some up to 13 feet long. the course on florida's gulf coast, surround by swamp land where gators live. the rules say golfers aren't allowed to harass or feed the gators. don't think you want to do either. would you. it has the been there 40 years. no one has been injured by a gator yet. >> that's got to affect your game. >> cool part of the experience probably. >> you know who we should call and ask. ron claiborne. big time golfer. >> big golfer. >> wonder if he ever had an encounter. >> he is so school. he would shoot a holen one. >> we got the mix coming up. we got quite a caper involving a stolen goat a teenage boy, and a prom proposal. >> lessons in farming from one of the most urban neighborhood in the country. students growing new ideas and a teacher who could be seeing a lot of green. >> remember you can always check
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headed home late friday night with her mother when police say their car went off the road landed up side down in the river killing her mother instantly. lily was found 14 hours later by fishermen trapped in her car seat. >> the video gave me chills to see her, the first time i have seen that video of her. she is looked happy. not realized tragedy happened. she survived. back home thriving. man. >> yes. >> what that little girl survived. her mom is gone. we got, we have another miracle child here to tell you about of sorts. in l.a. newborn. little draven johnson. 23 days old. entering the record books as one of the youngest heart transplant patients in medical history. born with a heart defect. average wait time for a heart for infants is six months. after two days a match was found. this morning he is already recovering and back home. >> that's great. one baby tlat is not at home this morning.
focus of a bizarre case in arizona. all caught on video. >> newborn girl in the care of social services after her father tried to smuggle her out of the hospitalen a enen in a shopping bag. clayton sandell reports this one. >> reporter: what the staff at glendale arizona does not know at this moment hidden in the bag is a 2 day old baby girl. the infant is wearing an electronic bracelet that locks doors and alerts the staff. they don't notice jason bristol has allegedly concealed his daughter under blankets to evade social workers. and this hospital security system has a flaw. an emergency exit that only locks temporarily. bristol tries it once. but when the system resets it unlocks. he gets away down a stairwell then out through the lobby. scenes like this are extremely rare. 132 babies taken from hospitals since 1983 thanks to low and high tech security standard in places like rocky mountain
hospital for children in denver. >> check you at the front to make sure you have your parent badge. sign in. get a badge. >> reporter: the hospital uses cameras at every door. special uniforms, worn only in the maternity ward. and those electronic bracelets. >> what's supposed to happen? >> it immediately notifies the staff on the floor and security inside the hospital. but of it also has the ability to shut doors. call audible alarms. >> reporter: bristol late ear rested. the baby girl fine. clayton sandell, abc news denver. >> well coming up. an innovative teacher here in new york is in line for a million dollar the prize. excuse me. >> you are so excited about the teaching farming students at elementary school in the bronx. wait until you hear the unexpected ben president of teaching kids how to grow their own food. ahead in our next half-hour how fit is too fit. can you believe this very woman is nearly 9 months pregnant. by going to fitness extremes is she doing herself and her baby
elementary school teacher in new york city nominated for $1 million prize for going well above and beyond teaching duties. >> teaching student to be urban farmers and impacted students much more than he had ever planned. here now, abc's josh haskel. >> look what happens when oil and vinegar mix. >> reporter: lunchtime at ps 55 in south bronx. if you are in there ritz's class, salad five days a week. salad grown and prepared by students. >> what's beautiful. the borough that gave life to
funky beats. >> reporter: they grow vegetables and strawberries. >> too much acid is no good. >> no good. >> right here is a tower garden. here you see five varieties of gourmet lettuce, grown from seed, 28 days old. it starts right there with propagating seed. right here groceries or fresh vegetables are going to go home with kids. >> reporter: since 2005 his students have grown 35,000 pound of vegetables and a leap in attendance and 50% reduction in behavioral incidents. one of the motivating factors for integrating farming was that students had limited access to hl thee freshhealthy fresh food. the south bronx is the poorest congressional district in america. >> combatting obesity. closest food is mcdonald's, pizza shop white castle.
bringing a whl newole new urban farming into the school system. they donated vegetables to the needy and learned the business of selling produce. >> what do you think you want to do when you grow up? >> three things. dancing. fashion designer and being a farmer. >> reporter: mr. ritz is in the process of turning this library into a national health and wellness center. he says his goal is to develop organically growing citizens. >> when kids come and experience the joy of growing something great or putting a seeden the ground. nurturing, walter. taking care of it. documenting it. eating, sharing. the academic outcomes. that's what education should be about. >> help us grow! >> mr. ritz is one of 10 teachers from around the world nominated for the $1 million global teacher the prize. the winner announced this sunday in dubai. >> rooting for him.
rooting for him. i know there has got to be aster here. how did he come up with the idea? >> all started in 2005. some one gave him a box of daffodil bulbs placed them on the radiator in his classroom. forgot about them. few weeks later, his of students noticed flowers groerg in the classroom fueled by the steam from the radiator. >> knob watered them. >> just the radiator. >> when do we find out, know? >> wool's know on sunday. he its one of ten finalists. total, 5,000 teachers applied from 147 countries. >> pulling for him. looks like he should have his own show. >> you know how i feel about teachers. not going to cry. you know i love my teachers. >> josh. >> i think you like his bow tie. >> yeah, the style. the haltsts. thank you for that. thank you so much. coming up. stealing a got to ask a girl to the prom. there is an easier way, got to be an easier way. >> real life classglass slipper in
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time for "the mix." prom proposal gone so wrong. >> wrong. >> involved possibly jail time. three guys. they wanted to propose. one wanted to propose to a girl by using a goat. like will you goat to the prom with me. >> think that's clever? would that have worked for you? >> no no no. they tried to put the goat in the back of a car. some people saw it called the cops. their story, they just wanted to take a picture with the goat. use it as invitation to send to the girl. >> they stole the goat? >> that's what people were saying. why did you put the goat in the truck. speed off. not very good. >> any points for creativity. or trying to go the extra mile. nothing. >> no no. this one it was "baaaaad."
>> who laughed at thas? >> get encourage from the staff. >> stop encouraging this foolishness. tony. don't laugh at this. oh. >> tony. >> got video to show you here. look playing outside with the kids. you didn't have to videotape everything that happens. play catch, all right. this its the dad. he is tossing the ball to his son. going to take a swing. put the phone down. stop recording. i want you to turn the sound up on paul. listen to what happened at the very end. go one more time. listen to the kid at the end. >> whoa. >> sorry, dad. >> ha-ha. >> the kid was genuine. >> hey, man, sorry about that. >> oh, that's god stuff.od stuff. >> the kid wanted to do that to the dad's iphone. >> put the phone down.
>> send relcinderella jimmy choo, created a fairy tale version of the glass slipper. sandra choi created the shoe. at saks fifth avenue location flag ship mid town early march. add sparkle to the windows. >> waiting for it. the price? >> $4,595. >> what? >> yeah i was going to wait for the sale the summer sale. figure sometimes three months discounts it. >> to what $2,300. >> $199. >> forgot to say the line. >> disney is a parent company of abc. >> not involved with the jimmy choo shoes. >> get that in. >> think we could got
this morning on "world news now" -- breaking news from ferguson, missouri. uproar, reports of violence right now after the police chief was forced out of his job. the fallout after racial unrest and a scathing federal report. >> more crimes investigation. iraqi military forces trained by the u.s. facing serious allegations. the disturbing development and who is taking action. >> model pregnancy. the fashion model and fitness fanatic staying in shape. the pictures you are seeing here showing her 9 months pregnant are stirring up controversy. >> later the sexiest scenes cut from "fifty shades of grey" your chance to see them as stars from the movie make new demands for the sequel. that's in "the skinny" on this thursday, march 12th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now."
>> and a good thursday morning to you all. thank you for spending time with us. i'm t.j. holmes. >> i'm reena ninan. we begin with the dramatic shake-up at city hall in rguson, missouri. and new violence there. there are late reports two officers were shot outside police headquarters overnight as protesters celebrated resignation of the city's police chief. ferguson's acting police chief doesn't think the officers were from his department. >> the chief's resignation follows a scathing justice department report on how ferguson treats african-americans. abc's elizabeth herr with more. >> reporter: the top cop in ferguson, missouri is stepping down. >> the city of ferguson and police chief thomas jackson have agreed to a mutual separation which involves the police chief's resignation from the city of ferguson. >> reporter: chief tom jackson becoming the sixth city employee to leave or be fired. the fallout from a justice department report finding among other things, a city police department with widespread racial bias. the report released last week was prompted by the fatal shooting of unarmed black
18-year-old michael brown by a white officer darren wilson. the report shows that african-americans make up 67% of the city's population, but represent 93% of those arrested. the justice department also found a series of racist e-mails, that led to three employees to either leave or lose their jobs last week. this week the city manager and key judge to resign. and now, chief jackson who up until recently had been firm he wasn't going anywhere. >> let me just say that i do not intend to resign or step down. >> after a lot of soulsearching and, it is very hard for him to leave. and for us to have him leave. he felt that this was the best way forward. >> reporter: now, a nationwide search for jackson's replacement is under way. his resignation goes into effect march 19th. t.j., reena. >> thank you. for the first time we are hearing from university of
oklahoma's sigma alpha epsilon fraternity, about the racist video. board of trustees and alumni say horrible cancer entered the house and was not immediately stopped when it should have been. e statement calls the situation "despicable" and asks for forgiveness. also ou's president introduced a vice presidential position responsible for overseeing campus diversity programs. >> there is new embarrassment for the secret service. two agents were allegedly drunk when they crashed a government vehicle into a white house barricade. one of them was a member of the president's protective detail. even worse here, when secret service police officers on duty at the white house gates wanted to arrest the men, a supervisor let them go. homeland security now investigating. >> there have been explosions and heavy fire at saddam hussein's home town of tikrit as iraqi forces battle isis for control. the fight ing taking place as american trained iraqi units are under scrutiny for brutality. abc's brian ross has details. >> reporter: this video shows
two unarmed iraqi civilians pleading for their lives, begging not isis but the very forces the u.s. is counting on to stop isis. the video slowed down, shows men with u.s. supplied weapons. this freeze-frame catches a soldier with insignia of the iraqi special forces. they watch but do not stop as two villagers are killed and then the gunmen opened fire on the pile of bodies. the disturbing video is one of dozens of such images discovered by abc news on social media sites connected to elite units of the iraqi army and the militias who fight alongside them. >> what we are seeing here is a brazen, proud, display of the terrible crimes. >> reporter: in this video of a prisoner being tortured u.s. supplied weapons can be seen in the background. other images show men in what appear to be iraqi army uniforms celebrating right after a civilian has been beheaded. >> this is the uniform of the
iraqi special forces now. >> retired army lieutenant helped train the iraqi forces. >> this is a failure. absolute failure of security policy for iraq. >> iraqi army units are being trained by 3,000 americans trooped, provided with $1.5 billion in u.s. weapons. we showed what we found to the iraqi army spokesman and he promised a full investigation. >> we do not allow any bad behavior from our soldiers. >> reporter: u.s. officials say in the end it will be america that has to answer for any alleged war crimes. >> i guarantee you, ultimately we get blamed for it. >> reporter: the pentagon tells abc news in the last six months has already cut off u.s. money to certain units of the iraqi army, our allies, for what were termed "gross human rights violations." brian ross, abc news, new york. >> well it has been a difficult search as they try to find all victims killed in a military helicopter crash off the florida panhandle. the 11 victims were remembered
at a vigil last night. four soldiers, seven marines, died during the night time training mission in the black hawk helicopter. debris from the crash has been washing up on shore. >> a reminder to us that those who serve put themselves at risk both in training and in combat. >> investigators are still looking into the cause of the crash. a second helicopter was also part of the training exercise turned back. it was heavy fog at the time. >> colorado residents up early yesterday may have seen an unusual sight last night. a ball of light streaking across the sky. nasa says the fire ball was an earth grazer. a meteor that hits the earth's atmosphere at a very shallow angle. this one wayed a few pounds, traveling at 45,000 miles an hour. no reports of any debris hitting the earth. thank goodness. >> what did hit the early this morning, a space capsule carrying one american and tw russians home from the international space station.
they spent six months in orbit and are just now getting used to gravity again. there are still three astronauts on the station, they will be joined by a new crew of three later this month. >> we turn to weather now. today's forecast after a big melt you in the northeast. a cooloff. chance for snow sunday. heavy rain, gulf coast, into the mississippi river valley. flooding possible from new orleans, ohio valley, mild in the west. springlike warmth in the midwest. >> 60's in seattle. denver minneapolis, atlanta. 80s in los angeles, phoenix, miami. 40s in detroit and new york. 30s in boston. >> well, apple users lost their minds for about five hours yesterday. it was a rare breakdown of itunes and the app stores. again, this outage was five hours yesterday. the company apologizing blaming it all on what it calls an internal error. that bogged down its computer servers. with the stores out of action, apple lost out on some of its most profitable services. apple shares dropped nearly 2%
yesterday. >> that's why i have my yellow sony walkman from 1989. in case you run out of tunes. >> '89, you knew the year even. >> '89. >> whatever work for you. you're old school, sister. >> why not. carrying booze with you is about to get much easier. love these stories. treasury department has approved for the first time, a powdered alcohol product. mixtures say palcohol will go on sale this summer. why are you not -- shaking your head in disbelief. i don't know about this right here. >> individual states regulate alcohol sales. some have moved to block sales of powdered palcohols, the varieties of palcohol, vodka, rum. several cocktails. powdered alcohol. >> they didn't have a legal basis to block it. understand that to a certain degree. i don't know -- is this what we need? >> i don't know. there you go. put it. >> mix it. water you mix it with? >> you know, it's i, i, i -- just add water and stir.
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a cyber bullying controversy right now to tell you about. over photographer in virginia, a baby, an american flag. vanessa hicks snapped this photo. vanessa is a navy vet. a friend's baby who swallowed an -- a friend's baby who is swaddled in an american flag. she now is being slammed for violating the u.s. flag code. now a lot of people take this quite seriously. there are rules to what you are supposed to and not supposed to do with the american flag. t wear it. draped in it. apped in it if you will. lot of people take that riously. might see that say a cute pick. might see that and say it is a cute pic. other people say that is a violation. facebook is refusing to take down this page which is going after this woman saying it doesn't consider this online harassment. >> well a mom-to-be, also facing scrutiny this morning over being too fit. >> can you be too fit? fitness fanatic. 9 months pregnant. in such incredible shape, you can't even tell she is pregnant.
many are questioning is this really safe? check this story out right now by abc's aditi roy. >> reporter: the baby bump making a big uproar. like many moms to be, 30-year-old, sarah stage has been documenting her pregnancy on instagram. >> i really wanted to have a baby. you don't really know how your body is going to be when you are pregnant or after the pregnancy. you just hope for the best. >> reporter: but it is these photos showing off her growing stomach and defined abs at 8 1/2 months pregnant that are setting the internet on fire. one person writing online. "where's this baby hiding at definitely not her tummy." another, "she need to feed that baby instead of worrying how to keep they're figure." others praising stage's pictures posting, "you look stunning and are an inspiration." >> reporter: what goes through your mind when you are reading those comments? >> i just don't know how someone could say that to a pregnant woman. baby is healthy and we are ppy. the same time a lot of women ve been supportive.
>> reporter: stage, 35 weeks pregnant says she works out twice a week. and admits while it is hard to see in pictures she is definitely growing. >> my body has changed a lot. i have gained 20 pounds for. me it is definitely i see a difference. >> reporter: doctors say there is no one-size-fits-all formula as far as pregnancy is concerned. >> the fact she looks skinny on instagram does not mean that her baby is growth restricted. if her uterus is the appropriate size. if her baby is measuring appropriately. and she has gained an average amount of weight. that is medically acceptable. >> reporter: as for stage, she is just focusing on her future little bundle of joy. >> as long as the baby is healthy. i really don't think that anything else matters. so if you gain, 60 pounds. 20 pounds, 80 pounds r pounds, as long as you are healthy and your baby is healthy, that's all that matters. >> reporter: aditi roy, abc news, los angeles. >> apparently her baby is now 5 pounds. >> i listened to the doctor
every day. >> absolutely. we listen to jen. >> listen to -- >> it's instagram. let the lady be. next up. a special treat this summer for those who felt unsatisfied, unsatisfied. don't you hate that? you walk out unsatisfied after watching "fifty shades of grey." that's what we are talking about here. >> guess who is singing at lady gaga's wedding? up next in "the skinny". >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our
♪ skinny so skinny ♪ >> all right. topping our headlines this morning, big pay day. >> according to the "hollywood reporter" thanks to the box office success of "fifty shades of grey," renegotiating for seven figure contracts for the planned upcoming sequel. >> they only got paid $250,000 for this first film. i say only, that is a lot of money for a lot of folks. in hollywood doesn't sound like a lot for a blockbuster. got the $250,000 base salary and they also get some bonuses that come along with the first film. >> if you were a fan that felt "fifty shades of grey" wasn't steamy enough. producers have a special treat for you. >> yeah "daily mail" online learned that the producers are squeezing in an extra ten minutes of "kinky sex."
what the script says "kinky sex." not seen in theaters. >> whoo-hoo. >> people are excited about kinky sex in the dvds, of the dvd. a lot of people said it wasn't steamy enough. >> wasn't hot enough. >> there you go. >> your kinky sex is coming. >> next some big news for lady gaga. >> she will be getting married later to chicago fire star taylor kenny now we know who the entertainment will be none other than, one of the most romantic crooners of all time, tony bennett. >> bennett confirmed to "page six" the couple invited him to sing. he accepted. but not divulging any details about the blessed event that will take place at gaga's malibu mansion. >> pretty much all he is saying is it will be fabulous because it is lady gaga. >> to the woman redefining what it means to be fabulous in her 50s. >> can't believe she is 54. juliann moore, on harper's bazaar, looking awesome. spilling secrets about the oscars and even cracking jokes. >> the newly minted oscar winner got a vintage makeover. looking like a young katharine hepburn, the flare of the 1970s.
>> moore told the magazine she was stressed about the oscars. she wasn't eating. and actors would be lying if they said they weren't watching what they ate in the weeks leading up to the big night. >> also joked about her battle of the bulge. telling her daughter if "she sees her back fat sticking out be a friend and tuck it back in." okay. i might actually read the article now. >> finally speaking of watching what we eat. and where we put our food. there is a pizza problem brewing in albuquerque, new mexico. >> fans of "breaking bad" your show, right. >> i love it. >> a lot of people remember this scene in particular, cranston's character, walter white, tossing it on the roof of the house. >> fans have taken to the tossing their pizzas on the roof of the house. creator of breaking bad, said don't do that. real people actually live in that house. they're the nicest people in the world. don't throw pizzas on their roof. >> remember the scene? >> i remember that scene. yes. >> yeah. >> what was he upset about? >> something with the family.
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♪ ♪ ♪ uh-oh where did the money go ♪ >> well there is no doubt history has been made inside the walls of the waldorf astoria hotel in new york the hotel kitchen giving birth to famous and delicious dishes. >> now looking for a classic and putting chefs to the ultimate test. up all "nightline" with abc's rebecca jarvis. >> reporter: at waldorf astoria, the birth place of red velvet cake eggs benedict and the waldorf salad, luxury is on the menu. from lavish sweets that can cost $4,000 a night to dishes that keep guests coming back for seconds. >> can i have another one of these? >> reporter: chefs from all around the world preparing to wow the judges hoping their dish will cream the competition. one of the entries puts a twist
on the famed waldorf salad. what is the waldorf salad? >> celery, apples, walnuts with mayonaise. >> new rendition? >> celery root, apple, hazel nuts, black truffle, risotto. >> reporter: how much is the black truffle worth? >> $1,200 a kilo. >> $1,200 a kilo. >> yeah. >> reporter: a few rooms over the egg comes first. what are you making tonight? >> a egg, caledonian highland egg, venison, heather honey. lots of ingredients from scotland. >> reporter: a third entry, a rich, hearty take on an autumn classic. what are you making to day? >> pumpkin veloute with a brioche of beet and -- >> reporter: with an hour left in the competition, the chefs are backstage putting finishes touches on their mouth-watering masterpieces. >> reporter: you feeling good? people ate what you want them to
eat? >> yeah. >> reporter: as each plate makes it to an appreciative audience. i check in with one of the judges. how important is the night? >> with the waldorf astoria they have created some of the most iconic dishes not only in the u.s. but the world. >> reporter: the next taste of waldorf astoria is -- >> reporter: that risotto featuring the $1,000 truffle. hey, icon status doesn't come cheap. for "nightline," i'm rebecca jarvis in new york. ♪ ♪ >> it better win. $1,000 truffle. >> ever had truffle? >> oh, yeah, good stuff. >> high roller. >> you know. >> you are the one who cooked it. >> yeah. you eat it. i just have to smell it and inhale fumes. >> why do you have the concerned look on your face no matter what you are doing? >> because your truffle wasn't really a truffle. it was something else found on the ground. >> announcer: this abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
making news in america this morning, a rally in ferguson, missouri turning violent overnight. two police officers shot. new details just in on their condition. plus the hunt for a gunman. more misconduct. another black eye for the secret service. this time two agents allegedly drunk crashing into the white house barrier. why were they not arrested? found alive. two women making their way out of the woods after 24 hours. how they were discovered and the emotional reunion with family. and golfing gator, a giant predator taking a stroll across the green. the pictures going viral this morning. and good thursday morning to you all. breaking news out of ferguson, missouri, two police officers shot over