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good morning. i'm kayna whitworth. >> i'm ryan smith. tj and reena are on assignment. here are some of the top headlines we're follow. hundreds of people attending a conference near dallas were ushered into a secure room after two gunmen were killed outside. the conference was 0 judge cartoons depicting the prophet muhammad. full details straight ahead. >> after five nights the curfew lifted in baltimore and the national guard is leaving. the charges against six police officers in the death of freddie gray easing tensions and the focus of the crowd has shifted to prayer peace and reconciliation. >> two more republicans enter the race for the white house today. retired neurosurgeon ben carson kicks off his campaign at an event in detroit and former hpceo carly fiorina will announce her bid online.
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>> mcdonald's ceo will tell us how he's going to turn around the burger giant's fortunes. a primary target of protests over the minimum wage. those are some of our top stories on this monday may 4th. >> from abc news this is "world news now." >> good morning, everybody. >> good to be here. and you know quite a scene going on in dallas. we've seen a lot of violence down there recently. we'll begin with the violence at a conference near dallas. about 200 people there to view the cartoons depicting the prophet muhammad. >> such cartoons are considered blasphemous by muslims. while the meeting took place inside two gunmen arrived outside and opened fire on a security guard. police shot and killed the suspects. >> a whole bunch of gunshots. all of a sudden we see cops everywhere. >> they drove up, got out and opened fire on the officer.
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garland officers is close by saw what was going on engages the two men shot and killed them both there at the scene. >> i an bomb squad was brought in to check the car driven by the two gunmen. security guard is already out of the hospital. the fbi is working with local authorities to identify the gunmen. a period of relatively calm in baltimore prompted the mayor to lift a curfew. the national guard is starting to withdraw after a week of rioting in the city destroying 200 businesses and gathering over the death of freddie gray remained peaceful yesterday with prayers and songs calling for justice and reconciliation. >> and we're incredibly thankful that the peace carried through the weekend. our continues request is that that peace continues through all the future gatherings. >> well, six police officers have been charged in connection with gray's death and arrest. authorities say he was placed head first in a police van, shackled and left to slam against the walls while officers
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ignored his cries for help. >> freddie gray was the latest in a string of suspects to die at the hand of police under questionable circumstances. recent cases "draw muhammad" contesting more attention to the way police engage with african-americans. pierre thomas has more on what's going on and what may need to change. >> reporter: the searing images ferguson, a 12-year-old boy shot and killed by police in cleveland. eric garner's death in staten island. and that fatal police shooting of walter scott in south carolina and now baltimore. a steady stream of events stoking a growing national movement and intense debate about race and policing. with each case the intensity grows and the unsettling truth is that a toxic cocktail of factors that led to unrest in baltimore exists in cities across the country. >> no racist police. >> reporter: high unemployment high poverty, high rates crime and incars ration and deep
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seeded mistrust between minorities and the police that be them. all it takes is one controversial encounter between a police officer and an african-american male to spark a firestorm of emotion and accusations. >> i think it's a seminal moment in policing. we're seeing a paradigm shift. >> it's going to take a long time to rebuild from the distrust. >> people are thinking that's what we do right away reach for our guns and start shooting people. >> the citizens are focusing too much on the negative. every day, there's millions of encounters between police and citizens that go well. >> we spent time with officers in washington 40 miles from baltimore. they say some of the issues between minorities and police run deep. >> the police department is getting blamed for the historic lens through which black people view government in general, police in particular. >> and today because police are often most aggressive in high crime neighborhoods, the mistrust builds. >> they're not seeing us as
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normal human beings and are just like them with a really tough job to do. >> reporter: authorities say better technology including expanded use of body cameras by police and improved training of law enforcement on use of force are keys to reducing encounters that end badly. >> we need to listen to each other. get out of the car. interact with the citizens, let them interact with you. >> pierre thomas abc news washington. >> a new york city police officer is dpit for his life after being shot in the face. brian moore and a partner were driving on saturday when they approached a man on street who fired at them. demetrius blackwell was charged with attempted murder. officer moore is the fifth nypd cop shot on duty in the last five months. testimony resumes in the sentencing face of zt's boston marathon bottoming trial. his defense attorneys are expected to call five members of the convicted bombers to the
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stand but will not include his parents. the defense is trying to convince jurors he should be spared the death penalty and sent to serve a life sentence. >> the u.s. military is adding muscle to relief efforts in nepal's earthquake zone. four osprey aircraft and helicopters are flying pligss to remote villages which haven't had much aid since the quake struck. they're carrying food and shelter. temporary housing is desperately needed because nepal's monsoon is about to begin. the death toll from the quake has climbed to more than 7200 people. one of the survivors pulled from the debris over weekends is a man reportedly 101 years old. he was rescued from his collapsed home in a remote village close to where the quake was centered. most people there still fending for themselves because as we mentioned, the aid has not reached them yet. >> italian authorities have rescued thousands of refugees in the sea over the weekend. smugglers took advantage of the calm waters to send more than a
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dozen boats on to dangerous voyages. not everyone survived. haim mish mcdonald has the story. >> reporter: off the coast of italy, a rescuers tosses life jackets on to a boat in distress. a young boy carried to safety. others jump and climb onto the coast guard cutter all part of a larger drama unfolding in the mediterranean. over 4500 people rescued by at least 16 different ships this weekend alone. calm water encouraging the smugglers whose boats carry refugees fleeing war and poverty in the north africa. this group rescued taken to a tiny island off the coast of italy where they will wait in limbo. but they are the lucky ones at least ten bodies recovered from the water and all this comes just two weeks after the biggest refugee tragedy ever in the mediterranean. an estimated 800 refugees drowned when their boat capsized off libya with hundreds of them
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locked in the hold by smugglers. this video taken inside a smuggler's boat earlier this year shows the crowded conditions of those who attempt to make the journey. despite the perils the waves of people still come. hamish macdonald, abc news london. >> a nevada man is facing charges for taking a bit of a joy ride in a stolen airplane. the former student pilot allegedly took the small plane for a ride late saturday night. it's not known how long he was in the air but an unauthorized flight bob a highly populated area is raising some eyebrows. an air traffic crower had to talk the man down. >> got a screwed up night. didn't i? >> i just want you to get down on the ground safely. we'll grab some coffee go to my house, whatever. we'll have a -- we'll just talk okay? just couple on down. >> he got him down. there were no injuries or
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damage. the 27-year-old pilot is also heard on the radio admitting he will probably never get to fly again. so far, he's been charged with grand theft auto. >> hmm. >> grand theft auto. >> a whole new one. >> i guess they never thought stealing a plane, make it an auto. it will be a warm but stormy in the upper midwest this week. a long line of strong thunderstorms moved into minnesota and wisconsin yesterday afternoon bringing heavy rain gusty winds and you see them right there, large hail. the extreme weather there is expected to continue for a while today even as the mercury oars to summer like temperatures. >> those storms will move out of minnesota today but into the midwest from kansas city across chicago. there's also a good chance of severe weather in western texas, as well and possibly in the rockies. inland showers on the west coast and the appalachians. >> temperatures in the northeast will be about 15 degrees warmer than usual. hitting the 80s.
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the south will be in the 80s today with the midwest in the 70s and 80s and the southwest is going to be quite cool today. apple is crying the blues over profits on its new watches if you believe that. the facts are suggesting otherwise. research firm says the parts in the cheapest apple watch cost the company less than $84. remember it's going to cost you $350. more than four times as much. apple's expenses also include research and development, marketing and software. would you get one? >> no. now, i don't like all my information to be on one thing. >> you want it everywhere? >> i don't even pay with things on my cell phone. if i did have one, i would definitely try to smash it with a hamper. >> why? >> that's how they test them. >> she just wants to smash things with hammer. >> mystery meat. talk about spam. it gets a bad rap here in the continental united states but in hawaii, they love it. can't get enough.
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>> spam sandwiches are amazing. spam is one of the state's favorite foods. so what better place to host the annual spam jam. look at that. a street festival. more than a dozen restaurants in waikiki offering their unique take on spam, spam sprinkled cupcakes spam wrapped waffles, what else you got? >> don't ruin my cupcakes though. thousands got a chance to sample the newly released flavor portuguese sausage spam made exclusively for hawaii. nobody knows why it's called spam. apparently there's a few former executives are the only ones that know why it's called spam. >> that's what you love about it because you don't need to know what's in it. the ingredients are on it. >> burp? did everyone else hear that? >> that's the spam reaction. she's still laughing. we'll serve her spam between
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commercials, right? >> i had it camping. >> coming up, what an ordeal for homeowners whose house was trashed because of their airb&b customers. who pays for that? >> the mess is unbelievable, too. the big day ahead for the newest member of the royal family. princess born saturday. already she is making money for the entire united kingdom. >> first, what a story of survival. two sisters stuck in the wilderness for two weeks. what they did to stay alive might surprise you. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" weather brought to you by pampers. you are loved in so many different ways that's why you're wrapped in the comfort of pampers swaddlers with blanket-like softness and up to 12 hours of protection so all you feel is love.
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>> and this morning, we're hearing a firsthand account of that amazing story of survival in northern michigan. >> these twos sisters are stranded in the woods. the woods by the way crawling with bears. and they were there for two weeks. they had to live off cookies and cheese puffs. here's abc gloria rivera. >> sisters lee and leslie are speaking out on their ordeal. the two spent 14 days stranded in the remote michigan wilderness after their sight seeing trip went horribly awry. >> we tried 911 and it just rang never did make a connection. >> no cell service and no one else for miles. their suv trapped in the snow on an isolated road. desperate for rescue they write help 911 on a t-shirt and place it on a stop sign. the sisters facing bitter cold dwindling food and water and wild animals. >> the bears would show up about midnight. they would wake us up. all's we could hear we could hear them scratching at the
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truck. we laid as still as we could. four days in, their battery dies leaving them without heat. they ration out cookies and cheese puffs, melting snow for water. finally after two weeks and a rescue search a police helicopter spotted the glare off their windshield. >> we heard them hollering. and that was excellent. >> we're here we're here. >> reporter: the two sisters say love and hope kept them alive. >> i'm proud that we did make it through it. we you had our common sense and heads and did what we had to do. gloria rivera abc news washington. >> i love the good attitude. kind of laughing about it. that's a desperate situation. i have nothing in my car. >> i was telling him i could live for quite some time off the snacks i have in my car. they said if we didn't have at least something, it would have been a completely different story. that's a long time. >> i'm scared to get in your car. >> you should be. >> we'll be right back.
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rent their home for extra cash turned into a nightmare. linsey janice has more. >> this is awful. >> imagine coming only home to this. >> everything imaginable that would violate a home has happened here. >> it happened to mark and star king after renting the calgary home they share with their two young sons through air b & b. >> we get an offer to rent out our house for three days for a family coming for a wedding >> but according to his neighbors, a party kicked off right away. >> within three or four hours that we exchanged keys a party bus was here. >> police who responded to noise complaints say in the end, those revelers caused at least $50,000 in damage. look at their candle lit dining room table before. dirty dishes now piled high. >> we don't want to touch anything. broken glass everywhere.
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there's barbecue sauce on the ceiling. >> that party lasting for days. and when the couple returned home. >> i pleaded with them pack up your stuff and leave my home. i have babies that live here. >> air b & b covers their hosts for up to $1 million in property damage but says damage is extremely rare telling abc news in a statement, we have zero tolerance for this kind of behavior and we are working quickly to reimburse them. >> to make sure you don't have a bad experience air b & b looking for guests who have been reviewed by other hosts. also speak to your guests a few times over the phone before they come and trust your gut. if it doesn't feel right, don't accept the reservation. linsey janice abc news new york. >> could you messenger coming home and seeing that? it's your dishes. your things that they've destroyed. >> they say it's going to be out of commission for a couple months because it's full of biohazardous material aka body fluids that could take months to
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♪ okay. so we could learn as early as today the name that will be given to the newest member of britain's royal family. >> is it alice, charlotte? maybe cambridge is what she's called now. she was born saturday morning to prince william and dutch yes, sir kate. here's abc's bob woodruff. >> excited grandparents finally got the chance to meet the new princess it, kate's mother carroll and her sister pippa drove to kensington palace. so did pris charles and camilla. prince harry described his niece as absolutely beautiful and said i can't wait to meet her when he returns from a trip to australia
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and new zealand. and now everybody is waiting for this princess to be named. bookies are busy making odds. >> alice is the red hot favorite at 6-4. elizabeth her majesty the queen a 6-1 shot. british economists are now predicting this little girl could step up the economy by more than $220 million this year alone because of the spending frenzy and tourism and retail. by the time she turns 6, it could be $1.5 billion. that boom could be bigger for a princess than a prince. likely she will be a fashion trendsetter in the tradition of her mother and grandmother. fans here are desperate to meet this baby the only fans lucky enough to get a glimpse were outside that hospital at the magic moment. >> most exciting moment of my entire life. >> i'm so sorry. >> of your entire life? >> yes they're the most beautiful family. >> a growing family and their latest addition could finally be given a name.
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bob woodruff abc news london. >> she looks amaze. doesn't she, kate? >> a lot of people were talking about that. she had her hair and makeup done and there's a lot of talk about the shawl, as well. other members of the royal family are given the shawls after an they're born and the bonnets and cheeks are the cutest things in the world. >> i'm so interested in this thing london bookmakers are taking bets on what the name is going to be. alice is in the lead. charlotte is gaining steam because of charles and all that. and there's a couple other names in the mix. >> olivia. >> i think it's one of them. why isn't kayna on the list? >> kayna is on no lists anywhere ever. have you known another kayna. >> they didn't know about it and now they do. >> now they do. >> that's all the news for this half hour.
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this morning on "world news now," deadly shooting. police say two gunmen opened fire at a cartoonists convention near dallas. the suspects are dead but the drama far from over. the developments now unfolding. >> airplane anxiety. police say a student pilot stole a plane going for a joy ride in the sky. >> kind of screwed up your night, didn't i? >> i just want you to get down on the ground safely. >> the daring stunt and the serious charges. >> royal thrill. the princess born to prince william and the duchess of cambridge and her exciting life as a royal spare. >> in next baby has to figure out how to carve out a role for themselves. >> the big day ahead for the princess and royal watchers everywhere. it's monday may 4th. captions paid for by abc, inc. from abc news this is "world
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news now." >> good morning, everybody. so glad you could join us. i'm kayna whitworth. >> kayna is new to "world news now." welcome. how does it feel? >> i love it. so glad to be here working with you. i'm out on west coast now. so it was a bit of a travel day. >> so you're used to the hours. >> i'm all over the place. >> that's all that counts. >> let's start off with a very tense situation that went on in texas. those shootings down there in texas. two gunmen killed near dallas. when they opened pfeiffer on a security officer outside a controversial gathering >> about 200 people were there. it was for a contest that would award $10,000 for the best cartoon depicting the prophet muhammad. any depiction of the prophet is considered blasphemous by muslims. >> and the security officer was shot in the ankle. he's been treated and released from a hospital. local police fired at the gunmen killing them. meanwhile those attending the conference were moved to a secure location. >> we are going to move you all
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into the auditorium in a minute. i need everybody to remain calm and we'll take you into the auditorium a little further away from the front of this building all right. >> were the suspects muslim? >> i have no idea right now. >> a bomb squad was brought in to check the vehicle used by the gunmen. also nearby businesses evacuated. the fbi also on the scene working to identify the gunmen. so this event was put on by a conservative anti-islam group called american freedom defense initiative and police knew that this event was happening and monitoring it for months. you know the group even brought in the extra security because they were worried something light happen. i don't think they thought it would happen in this nature though. >> of course, this coming off the situation with "charlie hebdo," the depiction of muhammad in that french satirical magazine. i have to wonder in some ways people thought something could happen. you worry that something bad can happen. it clearly did here. >> certainly a lot of questions
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still unanswered this morning. >> also this. the city of baltimore is trying to get back to normal after an explosive ride and tense protests triggered by the death of freddie gray. the streets were relatively calm overnight after a city-wide curfew was lifted. with six police officers now facing criminal charges, the violent clashes gave way to prayers and peace. more from abc's jim ryan. >> reporter: the protests stayed peaceful in baltimore as the sun went down the first night in five no curfew was enforced. police are keeping their fingers crossed. >> we're thankful that the peace carried through the weekend. our continued request is that that continues through all the future gatherings. >> the mayor said she lifted the curfew to get the city back on track. >> right now i'm very confident. >> governor larry logan making a tour of churches agreed. he's ordered a gradual withdrawal of national guard
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troops he sent into the streets. >> let's get back to normal of the city. >> reporter: at gaza the first tentative signs of rebuilding. more than 200 businesses destroyed. >> you've got so many different scenes spread across the city. >> reporter: mayor rawlings blake vowed the rioters will be caught using security videos. >> so we can bring them to justice. >> reporter: as for the six baltimore police officer plaintiffs facing charges in the death, they face a court date may 27th. while the state's attorney who surprised the task force looking into gray's death with the speed of her charges faces making them stick. for now the uneasy calm on streets seems to be holding. jim ryan abc news. >> in new york city today a police officer is in critical condition after he was shot in the nice. brian moore and his partner were driving in an unmarked car on saturday when they approached a man on the street who then fifrd several shots at them. demetrius blackwell was charged
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with attempted murder. >> in arizona, a 7-year-old girl died when a swing over a backyard swimming pool failed. she and her 14-year-old companion were playing on the swing when its wooden support snapped. the homeowner a doctor adminstered cpr but the 7-year-old died while being airlifted to the hospital. the 14-year-old is now hospitalized. in san francisco, a fire o a crowded tour bus caught on camera. take a look at the pictures. smoke and flames poushed out of the back of the bus. two people chased the bus to let the driver know. the passengers were quickly evacuated. no one was hurt and firefighters arrived a few minutes later but the bus was destroyed. >> into las vegas another transportation mishap. this time it ended without property damage. a former student pilot is accused of stealing a small plane and going for a joy ride. clayton sandell has that story. >> the calls about a possibly
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rogue pilot in a twin engine plane like this one flying over las vegas started coming in saturday just after midnight. >> he claims he stole an airplane from the airport. >> allegedly at the controls 27-year-old evan grant, reportedly a former flight school student. authorities watching nervously. >> a win engine over a highly populated area is a formula for disaster. >> but as he flies, grant begins talking to an alert air traffic controller. >> kind of screwed up your night, didn't i? >> i just want you to get down on the ground safely. we'll grab some coffee go to my house, whatever. we'll have a -- we'll just talk okay? after about an hour in the air, grant is finally convinced to land thanks to that stranger on the radio. >> since you've kept me company, i'll just make it easier for you and come down. >> these are extraordinary people. when certain things happen they come to the rescue as fast as they can. >> as he turns back to the
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airport, grant tells that controller he knows he's in big trouble. >> i've already committed enough felonies. i can't believe i'm never going to get to do this again. >> you will. you will. >> till then grant is grounded facing felony charges for stealing a plane. he has not entered a plea. clayton sandell, abc news denver. >> let's turn overseas to nepal's earthquake zone. relief comes in the form of several u.s. military osprey aircraft which can reach remote villages without needing a long landing strip. that's especially convenient since the main airport in the capital of kathmandu was closed because of runway damage. u.s. military helicopters are also being put to work. >> they're going to make an immediate difference. so we've got search and rescue teams waiting to go out to the remote areas. we've got relief supplies especially shelter. >> he calls shelter the most pressing need especially because the monsoon season will soon be
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under way. the death toll from the quake is now more than 7200 people. also one of the survivors pulled from debris over the weekend is a man reportedly 101 years old rescued from his collapsed home in a remote village close to where the quake was centered. most people there still fending for themselves because aid hapt reached them. >> two more republicans are ber interesting the presidential race. dr. ben carson will announce his candidacy at an event in detroit later today. the retired neurosurgeon has never held public office but believes his lack of ties to establishment politics as well as his personal rise from poverty will resonate with the conservative voters. also, carly fiorina is expected to have an online announcement today. she's the former ceo ofhewlett packard but lost a california senate race five years ago. she's now pitching herself as the anti-hillary and has a new book out coming out tomorrow
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detailing her views. so stay tuned for "good morning america" and an exclusive interview with her later this morning. >> chevrolet is making several improvements to its electric hybrid including a cheaper price. the 2016 chevy volt will cost almost $1200 less than the current car. with cheaper gas prices ought thoughmakers are having trouble selling the efficient cars. volt sales down almost 50%. the new model starts at $34,000. and the latest avengers movie had a great opening weekend but may have suffered a technical knockout. the age of ultimate tronl took in $188 million for the second strongest domestic opening weekend ever but the boxing match may have kept it from becoming the best u.s. debut ever with many staying home to watch the peeve comes from other part of our parent company disney. >> speaking of movies today is a very special day for lovers of all things "star wars."
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are you ready. >> we can say may the fourth be with you. >> may the fourth be with you? you heard her correctly. she said may the fourth be with you because today is star whereas" fan. >> that was kind of corny but i'll go with it. it's held every year on may 4th simply because of the famous phrase as you now have guessed, may the force be with you. >> if you want to, i don't know, fire up the millennium falcon or hang out at the star wars bar. the new movie, not that anyone is counting but it comes out in 228 days. the thing is people really celebrate this. people have parties. they make hans solo jell-o and whatever. death star watermelon. >> party at her house, folks. coming up in the mix," the 5-year-old who could probably beat you up. you have to check out his nunchaku skills. >> a big day for the new
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the sprint cup series race was stopped for 11 minutes over a 15-car pile-up and friday night at the arco race nascar driver brad smith t-boned a car spinning out of control sending his car nearly head on into a wall. smith is now recovering from two broken averages. a really tough weekend there. >> wow. also a bit of bruising going on saturday night. it was supposed to be the fight of the century in las vegas. >> emphasis on a bit of bruising because as the dust clears from the fight, critics are wondering whether it was sports fans who didn't take a bigger beating. here's t.j. holmes. >> reporter: floyd "money" mayweather may have been booed by the crowd but in the end he problems the better fighter beating pacquiao by unanimous decision later showing off his $1 hundred million a down payment on what could add up to be a $180 million payday. >> do you have the 1 $0 million check on you right now? >> yes. i don't want to put it on
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camera. >> that's the real deal. >> the star-studded crowd watched mayweather take control right from the start. with no knockouts or knockdowns mike tyson was not impressed. we waited for five years for that. >> reporter: pacquiao revealing he almost postponed the fight because of an injured shoulder. the athletic officials denying him use of an injection just before the fight. still he said it wasn't yes lost. >> i did my best. but my best wasn't good enough. >> for the millions shelling out up to 100 bucks 0 to watch from home last minute panic when pay per view glitches delayed the fight. the show went on but it wasn't the show many hoped for. >> a floyd mayweather win meant it wasn't going to be a crowd pleasing fight. he clearly did enough to convince the judges that he won that fight. but it didn't make the fans that happy. >> so for boxing which has been losing ground to the sport of mixed martial arts in recent years, did this big night do enough to bring it back to the
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forefront? well after all the hype for this megafight, a lot of fans certainly walked away feeling defeated. t.j. holmes abc news las vegas. >> that's his style of fighting folks. i got to tell you. he does defense. he likes to go all the way and wins the decisions in this case unanimous in his favor. >> they were talking about the sportscenter headline a complete waste of time and money. >> ouch. >> yikes. >> not for him. $100 million, 1 $0 million. >> i didn't want to show the checking >> don't photograph it and deposit it in your chase account. coming up the spare to the heir. britain's in youest royal barely two days old and has already elbowed prince harry for the throne. >> also ahead, someone could be trying to rent your house right now. right out from underneath you. what homeowners and prospective renters need to know about the latest real estate scam called scraping. you're watching "world news now."
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well kate and william are the proud parents of a newborn baby girl. >> in case you haven't heard, right? the newest royal got a visit sunday from grandma and grandpa. of course, that is prince charles and camilla. the baby's name could be made public as early as today. >> you know her life is pretty much mapped out. you got to check this out. more from bob woodruff. >> the role of prince william's and kate's first born prince george is already spoken for. the almost 2-year-old could grow up to be the king of england. as for the new baby she joins the ranks of what's commonly referred to as a roy spare. the younger sibling of the future monarch. >> george knows exactly what he's going to do and exactly what his destiny is. this next baby is going to have to figure out how to carve out a role for themselves.
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>> there have been many famous royal spares over the years, including prince andrew prince charles' younger brother and princess margaret queen elizabeth's younger sister. arguably the most famous is prince harry, prince william's younger brother. he was directly behind william in line to the throne before george's birth and say royal watchers is a prime example of just how popular royal spares can be. >> his real gift if you like is his popularity. he walks on water. prince harry was recently voted in britain as the most popular member royal family after the queen. >> he also shows how much a young royal can accomplish even if he's not destined to be monarch. prince harry like his mother princess diana before him is passionate about his charity work. notably his work with the wounded veterans and children. >> i think prince harry has the personality and character and his mother's magic touch. one of the wonderful things about princess diana was her
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sincerity. she didn't just lend her name to a charity. it came from the heart. there is no doubt that prince harry is absolutely the same. >> reporter: this particular baby like harry before her, will be well schooled just in case there is a need for her to step into the leadership rowe. that famously happened when queen elizabeth's father himself a spare and seen here portrayed in the film "the king's speech" was crowned king when his older brother abdicated the throne. as for what ipd kind of life this sister can lead royal watchers say it will be filled with lots and lots of love from an adooring family and equally adoring public. bobbed woodruff abc news london. >> certainly it will be well documented also. a lot being made of her shawl she had. apparently other members of the royal family all received shawls when they were born, as well. >> she's going to have a great life. no pressure. big brother has that. i get to chill. i'm glad i was able to help you today.
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okay. time now for "the mix." let's talk about that pacquiao/mayweather fight. anybody who was anyone wanted to be there. how do i know that? take a look at this picture. this is a picture that was tweeted from the airport. exactly. a parking lot full of private planes. so many big stars. look they got into a traffic jam. i don't know what happened next. this was a picture that was taken from the las vegas airport just flooded with private jets. that's what it's like to be a baller. i have never been in a private jet, have you? >> that is unbelievable. can you imagine all these people getting on planes. hey, beyonce, hey, jay-z. >> can i jump in your plane? no man. >> my story is about bras and these ladies who stole a whole lot of bras. it happened in pennsylvania. a bra heist they're calling it at victoria's secret.
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somehow they stuffed 150 bras into their purses and their pockets. >> did they think they were going to get away with it. >> i don't know. some of those are heavily padded. you have to have a lot of extra space. once you get them home what do you do with them? >> wear them. >> all of them? >> maybe. >> it's a lot of bras. they're calling them masterminds and say they stole 7,700 td worth of bras in a few attempts. >> they got away with it. >> so far. they have the security footage now and think they'll catch the ladies. >> don't people know the cameras are on you? dumb criminal file. >> you would think they know. >> okay, so next story is about this 5-year-old in japan. and he is incredible with nunchakus. parents, i don't know if you want your kids to be incredible with numb chucks. >> i'm not into it yet. they're 15 months. maybe later but now. >> he has bruce lee's routine down. so if you watch the 5-year-old
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and see the tv behind him, he has it all timed out and everything with his nunchakus. is that not the most incredible thing you've seen in there are several youtube videos of him. >> the walkoff, yeah. >> this kid is incredible. >> yeah. >> all i can think about as a dad is how many times did he have to practice and hit and break something before all that happened. >> i think he started with the ones that are padded maybe. i don't know. is that what you do? >> i hope so. i got one more for you in the mix". what can be better than a puppy that back, after his own hiccups? >> clearly nothing is better. >> he doesn't know what's going on. >> i know. he's so confused.
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this morning on "world news now," fatal gunshots at a cartoonists convention near dallas. police say they killed two suspects taking aim. at a controversial meeting. why the drama may not be over and why this convention was targeted. >> addressing tensions on the streets of baltimore. the mayor lifts the curfew after an unforgettable week of unrest. what's next for the city trying to rebuild trust. >> get out. why homeowners had to get rid of stranger after stranger looking in their windows. how they got in the middle of this scam and why they are not the only victims. >> and later on the skinny," sour notes. jamie foxx singing the national anthem at the fight of the century. the critical comments on social media but a version of this patriotic song absolutely never heard before. it's monday is may 4th. captions paid for by abc, inc.
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from abc news this is "world news now." >> oh, my gosh. if you're going to sing the national anthem and you start doing this, you know you've gone too far. i think that's the key. >> the finger waiver? >> yeah, stop. >> as long as you get all the words right. >> good morning on this monday. i'm ryan smith. >> i'm kayna whitworth. reena and tj are on assignment this morning. we do start with some breaking news from dallas. or near dallas i should say. two gunmen dead outside a gathering where cartoons depicting the prophet muhammad were being judged. >> depictions like that are considered blasphemous by muslims and led to deadly violence in the past. ryan owens has the details. >> people run for their lives when gunfire breaks out outside the curtis culwell center just east of dallas. police with guns drawn swarm the scene. >> we hear boom boom boom and a whole bunch of gunshots and andthen we see the cops everywhere. >> a group was holding a contest
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at the center to award a $10,000 prize for the best cartoon depicting the prophet muhammad. >> they drove up, got out and opened fire on the security officer. >> reporter: the officer was shot in the leg and is already out of the hospital. >> garland officers that were close by saw what was going on, engaged the two men, shot and killed them both there at the scene. >> the bomb squad was called to the scene and nearby businesses evacuated. back in january, 12 people were killed by islamic gunmen in an attack against the paris office of the newspaper "charlie hebdo" which had satarized islam and used depictions of muhammad, considered blasphemous by muslims. ryan owens, abc news, dallas. >> this conference was being live streamed on youtube last night when the shooting took place and it was showing a man being interviewed. watch this when a heavily armed s.w.a.t. officer makes his way to the podium and orders everyone into another more secure room. the mood in the room changing
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instantly. we have the latest details on "america this morning" and "good morning america." >> an escaped inmate remains on the run this morning after breaking out of jail in eastern oklahoma. authorities say frank potter climbed through a hole in a chain link fence saturday afternoon and scaled two other fences before driving off in a stolen pickup truck. potter was being held on assault and weapons charges. police say he's a survivalist who can easily handle living outdoors. >> now to an parent turning point in baltimore, the overnight curfew lifts and national guard troops gradually pulling out. the violent reaction to freddie gray's death has been replaced by prayers and songs but the call for justice continues. more from abc's jim avila. >> reporter: sunday in west baltimore is a day for church, especially this sunday. ♪ a day of prayer and reconciliation after a week of protests and violence ignited by what the baltimore city prosecutor says was the illegal arrest of freddie gray and his death at the hands of six police
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officers now charged with a range of crimes from official misconduct to manslaughter to murder. outrage that even led to more arrests as police tried to enforce curfew. ♪ like me ♪ >> while demonstrations were again peaceful there were reminders that the state's attorney who according to an inside the investigation story in baltimore sun, surprised the task force looking into freddie gray's death with the speed with which the police were charged and now, she has to prove her case. >> please do not confuse an indictment with a verdict. >> the next flash point may 27th when the six officers make their first court appearances. but for now baltimore settled down enough for the e mayor to announ she is lifting the 10:00 curfew in effect since tuesday. >> right now i'm very confident. what we saw over the past few days is not just the resiliency of our city but also our communities coming together. >> at the epicenter of the riots
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relief and rebuilding. streets quiet but still bearing the scars of looting and purposeful property damage, federal fire investigators on the scene sifting through the ashes of the corner pharmacy and six others suspected riot related blazes. the governor says more than 200 businesses were destroyed before the curfew. jim avila, abc news, baltimore. >> testimony resumes today in the sentencing phase of dzhokhar tsarnaev's boston marathon bombing trial. it was delayed last week because of a sick juror. his defense attorneys are expected to call five members of the convicted bomber's family to the stand. those witnesses will not include his parents. the defense is trying to convince jurors he should be spared the death penalty and serve a life sentence. >> the relief effort in nepal's earthquake zone now includes u.s. military muscle. four osprey aircraft and helicopters are flying missions to remote villages which haven't gotten much aid since that
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quake. they're carrying food and shelter to those areas. temporary housing is desperately need the right now because nepal's monsoon is about to begin. the death toll has climbed to more than 7200 people. in the mediterranean sea, italian authorities rescued more than 4500 refugees on at least 15 different ships over the weekend. calm weather is encouraging fleeing ago poverty in the africa. they wait in limbo but say they're the lucky ones. you might remember it was two weeks ago, some 800 refugees died when their boat capsized near libya. >> utah poe no plans to charge a man who fatally shot a would be carjacker. the man was parked nearby when he heard a woman screaming at a man trying to steal her suv. so he shot the suspect when the man lunged for his gun. police say the shooter had concealed weapons permit. the suspect was wanted in connection with an assault and auto theft a short time earlier.
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>> a crowded tour bus caught fire sunday morning in san francisco's haight-ashbury neighbor and the driver had not a clue. two people chased him down to let him know. about 40 people on board were evacuated safely. thankfully no one was hurt. firefighters put out the flames but the bus was destroyed. >> there's a price for warmer weather in the upper midwest. severe thunderstorm warning for 11 minnesota counties and a few in wisconsin, as well. the area is getting heavy rain, damaging winds. you can see there that hail. it's the result of a jet stream bringing in air from the gulf of mexico. you don't think warmer weather hail go together. >> no, you don't. i know a lot of people like that warmer weather though. i sure do. here's a look at your weather. there will also be severe storms in the southwest. and the rain extends across the midwest to the great lakes. rain is also in the forecast along the california, nevada border and the appalachians. >> summer like temps in the 80s for the east and the lower midwest. 70s around the great lakes. denver only reaching 61 degrees though. 60s along much of the west coast, as well.
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>> 60s sounds good to me. >> more sports starting with the new mvp in the nba. word is it's steve curry golden state warriors. the official announcement is expected to come today. curry eclipsed his own three-point shooting record this past season hitting 286 shots behind the arc. poured in 22 points yesterday as the warriors beat memphis in their western conference second round playoff game. this guy did it all. look at him. >> a lot of people thought harden might. >> curry's team. >> lights out. >> absolutely. his team, number one in basketball. >> okay. so here's a great moment from baseball over the weekend. it happened at dodger stadium in los angeles. >> that's right. this is the guy. he's in left field seats. he was shooting when aaron hill of the diamondbacks hit a line drive and he caught it. when is the last time you saw something like that? >> the guy's name is bobby cosby. he has a youtube channel showing some of his other on camera
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catches, only in l.a., by the way. the day twice as nice and the rest of the dodgers fans watched their team beat arizona 6-4. >> i spent 20 years going to baseball games. never caught a ball much less caught one while i'm videotaping the game. >> like i said though only in los angeles. watch me do this. i'll show you. >> typical. yeah, i got it. now i deserve a movie deal. >> coming up in the skinny tiger woods is getting more experience in heart break. >> first though homeowners who found strangers in their front yard. the strangers were hoping to just move right in. how they got caught in the middle of an awkward online scam and they're not the only victims. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" weather brought to you by icy hot smart relief. icy hot smart relief.
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topping our health headlines this morning, a new alarm is being sounded over keeping medical marijuana out of the hands of children. experts from johns hopkins are recommending strategies used in the past for alcohol and tobacco. high taxes, limiting the number of retailers and restricting their locations and child proofing packaging. >> also in health headlines is delaying pregnancy a growing number of american women are delaying having children till later in life. also fewer teenage girls are having children, as well. a new report in the journal of immediate ticks shows a record low in birth rate of moms in their early 20s and a steady increase among women over 40. >> turning to business headlines, all eyes on mcdonald's this morning. new ceo steve easterbrook will unveil his plan to put the shine
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back on the golden arches in its worst sales slump in more than a decade. mcdonald's has been taking the brunt of the protests over minimum wage. there are no details of easterbrook's plan yet but investors are optimistic. >> also seeing healthy growth unfortunately is a new kind of real estate scam. it's called scraping. >> scammers list homes for respect online and make off with the profits and deposits. lindsey janice explains. >> came downstairs. >> reporter: this indiana woman still shocked by the rental scam targeting her home. >> people were getting out of their cars ringing our doorbell, looking in our windows. >> reporter: those people responding to an online posting advertising a three-bedroom two-bath house with a big backyard for rent for just $750 a month. the only problem, amy's house is not for rent. >> i opened the door to see a lady standing on my porch reading the sign on our front door. >> reporter: they even had to
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put up a sign saying our house is not for rent to warn renters who had fallen for the scam. one woman even lost a $275 deposit after seeing the ad on craigslist. it's called scraping. scammers create fraudulent rental listings using photos and details from legitimate postings already online. in this case taking images from a real estate company's website where they were legitimately selling their home. >> it's very easy to hijack an existing listing. >> reporter: scams like these costing americans nearly $20 million in 2014 and the fbi estimates the actual number of cases could be ten times higher. lindsey janice, abc news. new york. >> so they're saying the actual scraping comes from scraping pictures from a real listing like a house that's for sale and then they're able to use those pictures to promote a fake rental property basically. >> experts have tips. they say never wire money. always use a credit card.
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that's good advice. this is kind of the wild wild west these days with renting your property. it really is. with all the scams out there, it's hard to know what's real and what's not. >> the too good to be true thing. that's always hard. when you're renting you think you found a place, oh it's going to be so perfect but if it's too good to be true, it probably is. >> so tough somebody gets caught. don't wire, credit card, stay safe. when we come back, why so many sports fans this morning aren't really that happy with jamie foxx. >> then a sports power couple going their separate ways. "the skinny" is next. >> "world news now" continues after this from our abc z/
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♪ skinny, so skinny ♪ >> taking pictures of each other? >> yeah, they do. it's like a reverse paparazzi thing. i've wondered about that. thank you for bringing that up. that's why we need you here. time now for "the skinny" and topping this morning's headlines, so funny that you said that, what happened before the big fight in las vegas that's got so many people talking. >> oscar winner and singer jamie foxx performed the national anthem. reaction at best has been mixed. we'll let you be the judge though. ♪ o'er the land of the free and
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the home of the brave ♪ ♪ the brave ♪ hallelujah. >> there he's done. what happened at the end? one person commented on twitter that foxx's national anthem had more twists and turns than the fight. even paul stanley and the rock band kiss tweeted, what was that? >> trying to show his range. >> beyonce was sitting right there. wanted her to see. >> your next album. what is going on with people trying to uh -- have you ever sung the national anthem. >> me? no i don't sing. i would never do that to people. >> you wouldn't? >> i would never force anyone to listen to me. >> bring back roseanne. >> yeah. i think even she would be better
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than jamie foxx. meantime also, before the fight, manny pacquiao had an unexpected guest joining him for that walk in the ring. >> yeah, it was our own jimmy kimmel turned quite a few heads including ours when he joined the boxer's entourage on saturday night. >> what is he doing? it's all part of a gimmick he's reacting to justin bieber's escorting floyd mayweather out to the ring. kimmel donned up the black fedora. got the blazer, the gold chains. look at him. he's having trouble pulling it off though. >> he's hysterical. has anyone ever belonged at a fight less than justin bieber? >> it's how he gets his street cred you know because he's so down and tough being from canada and all. >> oh, my. >> sorry canadians. >> now it's time for a celebrity breakup. >> this is sad. breaks your heart, huh? tiger woods, lindsey vonn. you've seen them together, folks. this was just a few weeks ago at the masters. so wonderful.
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they've announced they're going their separate ways. >> the alpine skier said in a facebook post that their incredibly hectic lives have forced a wedge between them. she will always admire and respect tiger. >> that's always the way it is. >> tiger posting on facebook said he will always cherish their time together. i know we have hectic schedules. let's not break up as co-anchors here, please. >> we're pretty new at this. i don't know where we're at. >> i'll see where it goes. faen it's hard to believe that it was 21 years ago that the spice girls first burst onto the scene. how old am i? this weekend they held a reunion sort of. >> celebrating the 40th birthday of david beckham in morocco. all the spice girls except scary spice wasn't there but she's busy with her television career. in her place was eva longoria. they hashtagged her as latina spice. >> good trade, good trade.
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well, it was a dramatic and unpopular end to a highly controversial war. operation baby lift evacuating thousands of vietnamese babies in the final days of the vietnam war. >> and now decades late area one of those babies has been reunited with the father who was determined to find her. abc's mara schiavocampo has her story. >> reporter: as military personnel pulled out of saigon in the closing days of the vietnam war 40 years ago, another kind of evacuation. operation baby lift. thousands of vietnamese orphans packed on to planes, flown all over the world.
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>> this is the building and the site of my former orphanage. >> 40-year-old tricia houston was one of those infants believed to be an orphan fathered by an american. just six months old, she was quickly adopted by a family here celebrating her first birthday, living in the u.s. ever since. but that happiness was met with uncertainty when houston took a dna test in 2012, learning she was not biracial after all. >> i came back 100% southeast asian, vietnamese. that's a little bit of a shock. >> reporter: another shock, she was not an orphan. all along, her father had been desperately looking for his daughter including on facebook even taking a dna test himself. then a match thanks to an organization working to reunite these families leading houston to her father after four decades. >> this man has such a raid on his heart and such a raid on him
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that i could ease his pain just to write to him and say i've had a wonderful life. >> now she has been back to her homeland twice, her story airing on vietnamese tv, finally getting to know her father and so much more of her own story. mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. >> it's incredible, right, to be brought together being worlds away like that. >> to be looking for each other the whole time and have no idea. you come to terms you think this is your past and it's completely different. >> it's amazing. some 3300 infants were evacuated from south vietnam back then but it's nice to see those two come together. >> hope there are more stories like that one. >> absolutely. >> don't miss our updates on facebook at wnnfans.com. we'll be right back. >> this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. informing insomniacs for
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making news in america this morning, breaking overnight, two men opening fire outside a contest for cartoon depictions of the prophet muhammad. the action scene in a texas town checking the seek for explosives and investigating the suspects. who is the controversial organizer of the event? earthquake relief. the first wave of american military arriving in nepal to help in the recovery effort and a man over 100 years old is pulled from the rubble alive, a week after the devastating earthquake. frightening inferno. a tour bus packed with people bursting into flames. bystanders chasing the bus down while it was on fire. why didn't the driver stop? and quite the catch. a baseball fan going viral now all because of his golden glove and came

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