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they decided to allow openly gay boys as scouts but not adults as leaders and staff. >> data theft at automatic automatic teller machines is soaring. you may not be the only one making a withdrawal with your debit card. here's mara schiavocampo. >> new information about atms becoming automated theft machines. data thefts aaatms inside banks up 1 4% so far this year. at freestanding nonbank atms up a chopping 317%. making atm use riskier than it's been. two decades. >> there are a number of extremely successful hacking gangs all over the world that have been stepping up their efforts and the reason is because it works. >> take a look at this surveillance video showing a man installing a skimmer, one of the most common ways to steal data. the device is placed into the machine's card reader to lift information from the magnetic strip.
all while hidden cameras record the user's pin. the whole thing takes him just a minute and a half. experts say you can protect yourself by covering your hand while entering your pin number keeping an eye out for machines that look like they've been tampered with and notifying your bank immediately of any suspicious transactions. mara schiavocampo it, abc news hew york. >> 37 million americans are traveling this holiday weekend and drivers are noticing gas prices going up quickly. the average price of a gallon of gas nationwide is now $2.74. the lowest memorial day price in years, but prices are actually up five cents in the past week they're going up because oil prices are surging up 40% since march. >> turning to your forecast for today now, flood watch issued for the rockies where thunderstorms would dump as much as 2 inches of rain and snow in upper elevations. severe storms in the flood zones of oklahoma and texas, showers and thunderstorms along the gulf coast and south florida. >> temperatures milder across much of the nation. 60s and 70s in the northeast.
midwest and out to the west coast 80s in the south and 90s for miami. >> well, as you can see, i'm wearing orange this morning. >> uh-huh. looks lovely by the way. >> thank you. and we figure at least one guy in tennessee must love it. >> oh, yeah. >> he's a big fan of the university of tennessee. >> that's aaron taylor. he's in his tennessee tough t-shirt. he's been cutting his lawn in the shape of the school's power "t" logo hoping to have it show up on google maps. would you believe, there it is. >> t. >> taylor says he's going to add some orange wildflowers in the t to give it some color. >> he can't wait till september 5th opens up against bowling green for the season opener. we're ridiculous in the south about our college football. >> love college football. everyone loves college football. >> this guy took to it to another extreme. >> you would wear an orange tie. >> for the razorbacks. >> they're red, right. >> absolutely. but i would cut.
>> arkansasing >> thank you, jacking >> tennessee, arkansas october 3rd. i'm going to cut that guy's lawn after we bet them. >> whoa. >> you're going to say oh we suey. >> i'm trash talking about mowing lawns. >> terrible trash talk. >> pretty bad. all right. coming up a milestone suitable for mickey mouse celebrating 60 years since the opening of disneyland changing the meaning of family vacation forever. a behind the scenes look at all the partying. >> first they're being called pot patches. the new way medical marijuana patient are taking it through the skin. you're watching "world news now." reena? >> "world news now" weather, brought to you by just for men air active.
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we have some cockpit video. what you're seeing here is a plane, you're going to see it crash into the caribbean. that plane was fleeing the colombian air force, and it was loaded with drugs. a ton of cocaine went down on that be plane. the body of the pilot was found in the water amid the wreckage. one report says he had a mexican passport. flight originated in venezuela, crashed when one of its engines failed. >> okay. if you want to get a rocky mountain high without lighting up, people call it that rocky mountain high? >> that's perfect, right? ♪ rocky mountain high ♪ what's that song somebody? thank you. >> all right. >> yes that's what they call it. >> thanks for clarifying >> a company in colorado is selling another way to feel the effects of marijuana's active ingredient. >> nobody will even realize you're using it. we've got jacqueline allen reporting from our station in denver. >> reporter: even though the patch on his wrist may look like something familiar. >> i think maybe it's a nicotine patch or something.
>> alan tonkin is not trying to quit smoking. this 2 x 2 square is delivering thc. >> i've been using medical marijuana for about the past 11 years. >> ever since a sky divin accident broke hisback his pain reliever of choice is weed. but -- >> i don't like smelling like marijuana around customers. this allows me to be more discreet about taking my medicine. >> the magic's happening at mary's medicinals in denver. nicole smith gives us a tour saying unlike smoking pot which wears off fast or edibles that take time. >> it's effective in 10 to 15 minutes and can last up to 12 hours. >> they start with cannabis did isolate cbd or thc, spread that on sheets and you have the newest way to get high. but 80% of mary's products don't have psychoactive effects being used to treat epilepsy to chronic pain to insomnia.
>> has any of it been proven. >> it's something we are continuing to strive towards. >> the patches are not fda an approved and while mary's is funding its own clinical trials pot science is still young for people like alan though. >> it's just been a lifesaver. night and day. >> the proof is the in being pain free with a simple patch. the biggest side effect he says has been sometimes having the munchies. jacqueline allen, 7 news. >> i'm waiting for the patch that helps you you -- what are you doing over there. >> my earpiece the battery went out. nothing but static sorry. >> so you pulled it out. >> you hear that? >> i trust you on that one. don't put that in my ear. >> sorry. coming up here we have -- it's a big deal around here. a magical anniversary for the happiest place on earth. the countdown top mark the 60th birthday of that place, yes, we'll go behind the scenes and take you inside disneyland. you are watching "world news now."
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>> what goes on at disney is magical from the parades to light shows to fire works. and on the eve of disneyland's 60th anniversary, "nightline" was invited behind the scenes to see what it takes to put on the biggest party this park has ever seen. the classic rides we all remember as kids look unchanged. identical to the day disneyland first opened its gates in 1955. walt disney was inspired to build this. as a dream playground for his daughters. >> well, it came about when my daughters were very young but it all started from a daddy with two daughters wondering where he could take them where he could have a little fun with them too. >> he was there on opening day when this photo was taken and he's worked at disney for over 40 years. >> we had watched 1954, 1955 watched the park being built here and to have a chance to actually see what was inside was
really spectacular. >> disney's ceo bob iger shared his thoughts on the iconic celebration. >> the visit to disneyland is an immersive experience and great disney story telling and it creates memories that last a lifetime. so celebrating the 60th anniversary is celebrating something that is so near and dear to the hearts of everyone that loves disney. >> since then, 700 million people have visited the park and with more than 44,000 visitors a day, rehearsals must happen in secret and under the cover of darkness. >> so the only time we can come out here on main street and view all the projections is after our guest have finished their day. >> more than 2 1/2 years of plan having gone into the celebration. for the night parade madge nears constructed brand flu floats. >> we have all these teams of hundreds of people running around making this magic happen. >> show creator steve davidson has been focused on bringing disfully into the future with these hi-tech shows featuring the characters we all know and
love. from micky's magical debut to toy story" and "cars" to the frozen float. >> it's really what disney's all about. when you come here you love the characters you love the music. you love the visuals that are there. >> this show is a new spin on an old tradition reminisce of the old electric parade. >> clearly the most magical place on earth to work. every night you get to inspire people leave them happy, leave them with a memory that ten years from now they'll go i got to see that. >> i'm rachel smith at disneyland, california. >> it is the happiest place on earth. wonderful memories childhood going there. >> really? >> every year. we were florida residents and in october you got a massive discount when you were a florida resident. that's when we would go. >> i need to go. i never went as a child. >> you never went at a child. >> well, that explains an whole lot. >> what did i miss? >> let's give bob iger's office a call and see if we can get you a ticket down there. >> the more you know about me
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mixed. amy nicholson praises the director saying he's made a film that every child should see but the "new york post" says it never adds up to the sum of its parts, a two-hour trailer for a movie i would still be interested in seeing >> wow. all right then. we've got something else here something fairly familiar to a lot of you, especially those of you who like like horror movies. i'm a big. horror movie buff. poltergeist, the 1982 classic is back, the story more or less the same. family haunted by evil forces kidnap the youngest daughter. slight differences including one of the most famous lines from the original. >> help me. >> but how will you get here? >> maddy, what's going on? >> they're coming.
>> who is? who is coming? >> they're coming? does that work for you. >> they're here. >> exactly. that's the line. now, it's inspired many horror movies in the 33 years since it debuted. if you're going to update this thing, you'll probably run into chals. the critics seem to have a version with this version. variety says it's missing the essential spirit and vitality that once powered it and matthew says in the end, the only overwhelming feeling it conjures is a strong desire to rewatch the original. >> oh. >> critics can be. >> they're harsh today. >> they're creative in their writing though. >> that's a way to put it creative. >> i'm waiting for insidious 3. have you watched those. >> no. >> i guess we'll view that next week. >> what happened to chucky or friday the 13th? >> there have been five, six chucky movies.
this morning on "world news now," breaking overnight. the all-out manhunt for the man accused of killing a wealthy washington family and their housekeeper, then setting their home on fire. the major break in the case. >> facing justice, indictments for six baltimore police officers after the death of freddie gray while in custody. >> the manner of death deemed a homicide. >> the case that set off days of riots and fueled the debate about black suspects and white cops. >> and fighting fat. battling obesity might be getting easier thanks to hi-tech medicine. >> i've lost 70 pounds. my blood pressure i've cut my medication in half. >> doctors are calling a new device revolutionary. you'll see how it works. it's friday may 22nd. captions paid for by abc, inc. >> from abc news this is "world
news now" with t.j. holmes and reena ninan. >> and hey there, folks. we have breaking news out of washington on an important story we've been watching for the past several days here. the suspect in that d.c. mansion murder. i should say murders four people murdered there. that suspect is behind bars after a mastiff manhunt. >> daron wint was taken into custody just hours ago along with several others. it's still a mystery why the former marine and ex-con who once worked for the victims would want to kill them. with more here's abc's ryan smith. >> the manhunt is over. this man in police custody. charged with first degree murder in that quadruple homicide at this had mansion. killing this family of three. savopoulos his wife amy son phillip and their housekeeper. authorities say daron wint was inside the mansion, new evidence linking him to what happened the night before the house went up in flames.
last wednesday evening, an employee receives a voice moil from savvas savopoulos instructing her not to come in the next day. he says his wife is sick and the house keep ser staying over to care for her. later that night, two pizzas are ordered and left on the doorstep of the home. the next morning, police reports obtained by "the washington post" reveal savopoulos made a flurry of phone calls including some to his bank and accountant. later that morning agassistant of savopoulos drops $40,000 off at the house. then just a few hours later, the house is up in flames. the three adults found dead in the home stabbed and doused with gasoline. and the child found burned in his bedroom. authorities now believe wint was the man seen running near the family's burned out porsha in this surveillance video. he grew up in guyana moving to the u.s. in 2000 and at one point a recruit for the u.s. marines. >> it's very hostile.
he's arrogant. he doesn't lis. >> and he has a long rap sheet including arrests for assault and domestic violence. that criminal history led to his identification. this lab tracked him down from dna left on a pizza crust of that dominos pizza ordered that fateful night. it's not known whether he acted alone. we learned wint was no stranger to the savopoulos family and their business. now this community on ejiofor a week. resting a little easier. ryan smith, abc news washington. >> the fugitive task force since wint was a passenger in a car when they stopped it late last night. it's unclear who was with him. they say they tracked wint to new york city and barely missed him the night before. >> now to the indictments in baltimore. formal charges from a grand jury against six police officers in the death of freddie gray. weeks after rioting erupted across the sfwe the charges range from second degree murder to reckless endangerment. he suffered a fatal spinal
injury in police custody. officers acknowledged they ignored his cries for help. more from richard can toe. >> a baltimore grand jury indicted is the six police officers charged in last month's death of fed from i gray. >> these past two weeks, my team has been presenting evidence to a grand jury. >> the indictments are similar to the charge announced may 1st including second degree murder reckless endangerment and mon slaughter in a case that began when freddie gray was arrested bid two police officers handcuffed and shackled and put head first in a police van and driven around without a seat belt. his pleas for attention were ignored. gray died one week later in a hospital. the grand jury decision mirrors statements by the state's attorney three weeks ago. >> the manner of death deemed a homicide is believed to be the result of a fatal injury that occurred while mr. gray was unretrained by a seat belt in the custody of the baltimore police department wagon. >> his death sparked weeks of
proests and riots in some nakeds right up to the announcement the officers would be prosecuted a decision now kindy indicated by a grand jury. >> these fers who are presumed innocent till proven guilty are now scheduled to be arraigned july 2nd. >> richard cantu, abc news new york. >> an emotional day at the trial of shooter james holmes. jurors viewed autopsy photos and heard descriptions of the injuries to the 12 people killed in the attack. in suburban denver. most heart wrenching was the the corner's report on the death of a 6-year-old girl in the theater shot multiple times. the jury heard a 911 call from inside the theater in which you can hear shots being fired. >> 911, what is your emergency? >> i can't hear you. what address? >> theater. >> i can't hear you. the address again? >> there's gunshots. >> the 27-year-old holmes showed
little emotion in the courtroom. he's pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity for that july 2012 massacre. the trial is expected to last through the summer. >> the oil spill along the california coast has forced the closure of about 160 square miles of fishing. just a fraction of the estimated 105,000 gallons of oil that leaked from a ruptured pipeline has been collected. clean-up efforts and the investigation into why that pipeline broke are expected to take months. the company that owns that line has had 175 safety violations in just the last decade. >> flood warnings posted in much of texas today including the city of liberty. that is where the trinity river crested at its highest level in 21 years turning farms and neighborhoods into a water world. forecast currently calls for the river to hold steady at just under 29 feet but it could creep up over the next five days. in northern texas, residents of wichita falls urged to evacuate as the river rises there. the red cross opening emergency
smelter hpz flood warnings expected all weekend long. let's turn to justin pavek. good morning to you. >> thanks and good morning. here's a big concern over the south plains. not only on this friday but saturday sunday and right into the memorial day on monday flash flooding, this area seen seeing way too much rain for the month. 3 to 6 inches from oklahoma city to dallas in addition are we'll likely have severe weather, as well. that's where most of the wet weather will be for the upcoming weekend. the northeast quiet and cool. the southeast quiet and warm. tj and reena, back to you. >> as we enter memorial day weekend, we should remember that it's a holiday to honor those who have died while serving in the armed forces. members of an army regiment were doing that late yesterday during what's called the flags in mission and placed a small american flag at more than 228,000 head stone in arlington national cemetery. the flags remain in place till next wednesday.
>> 37 million americans travel this weekend, gas prices keeping up. the average price of a gallon of gas nationwide is now $2.74. the lowest memorial day price we've seen in years, but prices are up 5 cents in the past week. they're going up because oil prices are surging up 40% since march. >> plan a road trip. while the memorial day holiday gets under way, all-american week is wrapping up with a spectacular show by the 2nd airborne. >> look at this 1500 pair troopers jump from planes along with humvees and other heavy equipment. a demonstration of how they would seize an airfield. >> this year marks the anniversary of the 2nd airborne. >> memorial day is always fantastic. you sound like you want to take a road trip. >> seeing this why not take some sort of airborne trip. >> you got anything this weekend. >> a couple barbecues. >> a couple? you don't even eat meat. >> you just outed me teej.
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all right. cameras out. all across mexico city. what you're seeing here because they are trying to capture images of a halo surrounding the sun. a weather phenomenon formed by the reflection of ice crystals from some locations this halo perfect encircles the city's most famous monument the angel of independence. >> turning it to our health headlines and a possible new justification for those looking for the fountain of youth in botox. a new study out of canada finds weeks after treatment, skin at the injection site remained more elastic and it could possibly explain the reported reduced wrinkles after repeated
treatments. the study however involved only 43 women who had never used botox before and other studies suggest that long-term botox use can eventually degrade the muscle and the bone under the skin. so i hate when they do that. they tell us something and then it's like by the way it's not so great for you. use it now about you. >> what does that mean it you remain more elastic? >> it stretches. >> and that's good? >> sorry. what are you saying? are you trying to weigh in? hair and makeup department just ran away. we asked hem to weigh in on botox. >> we've got another and more medical news. a revolutionary medical device we're told the size of a matchbox and could be effective in the war against obesity. >> this one takes less than two hours to implant this device and patients are back home the same day. lind zi davis shows us how it
works. >> new hope for the nearly one-third of obese americans in the form of a tiny implant call cad the v black, an the pacemaker device is implanted into the abdomen. it works by sending electrical pulses through the nerve pathway between the brain and the stomach helping patients to feel full. >> empty patients have less hunger more sattite and can go longer in terms of it meals in eating >> only available to those severely overweight and who have at least one medical problem related to oh obesity. in trials the average patient lost 28% of excess body weight. it only steaks a short of outpatient procedure to insert the device. for mike who has been using the vebloc since a trial in 2011 the results have been life changing >> i've lost 70 pounds. my blood pressure i've cut my head medication in half. >> but doctors caution this is
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i thought that starts on memorial day. >> we've made it to the weekend. it's friday. >> we're going to reward ourselves for making it through the long horrible winter by eating candy. >> it was rough here in new york. >> let's be be honest. we're talking taffy in particular. we celebrate now memorial day of course but also national saltwater taffy day which is tomorrow. let's head to atlantic city the home of saltwater taffy with abc's tina trent. >> hey, we're here in thoracic city on the boardwalk and in these parts the candy of choice saltwater taffy. let's see how they make it. we're here with the president of the candy company frank glazer. you make two brands of taffy here at james can candy company james and free lynn jer's. why two different brands? >> both of these companies started in the 180s here in
atlantic city. they were fierce competitors for almost 100 years. 1990 the two companies merged together and we've kept two brands separate. the two products different. they're just under the envelope of one with company, james candy company. >> is one really better than the other? >> it's funny. my taste changes almost by day. >> shall we make some taffy here. we're in the kitchen. what is in taffy? >> sugar, corn syrup, milk and some secret ingredients which only certain people know. so once you cook the batch to the temperature we need then we transfer it over to the vacuum chamber. basically taking the candy from sea level where we are right on the beach. >> uh-huh. >> to the top of mt. everest. the moisture will flash off. the vacuum helps pull the moisture away. which that's how you control how hard or soft candy is and how much moisture you remove.
>> what is that? >> well, that is taffy before it has any flavoring or coloring in it. so we pull the taffy with a big pulling machine. >> okay. >> changes the texture of the candy, iran corporates the flavors. >> now the machine makes it look easy but do people really pull this by hand in the olden days? >> yes the olden days everything was cooked on an open fire. >> wow. >> poured on a cold table and then it was pulled by hand. a hook on the wall spin it around pull it again. >> wow. >> yeah. ready to be wrapped. so this is what we call a cut wrap machine. basically we take a batch of candy that you just saw pulled up there, bring it over here after it sits for a little while. it's gone through a lot of the work so it has to red. extrudes it out into a rope.
comes out as wrapped candy at 700 a minute. >> easy. >> easy no problem. the timing has to be just perfect. >> nice and fresh. i love it. >> yep. >> thanks. i'll see you later. >> okay. wow, it's really good. thanks to james candy company. one is a little bit, you can see whiter and the other one is a bit longer. that's really the big difference. >> why are you guys laughing over there. >> because they're ridiculous. it's friday. it's a holiday weekend. >> how is it. >> delicious. it's so good. >> this is the great part. saltwater taffy, you would think there was some saltwater in there, just threw this off. i didn't know this but the guy originally who started making the stuff, the candy merchant cannot his candy got wet, got saltwater on it and he thought it would be funny to call it saltwater taffy but it has nothing to do with saltwater.
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all right. let me take you back to medieval times right now. in new jersey though. >> oh. >> we show you the video. they have these themed restaurants over the country where you can go and you can have a meal and sit and watch the guys go at it with the sword fighting and the jousting and what not. they put gopros on these guys at this new jersey medieval times. you see what they go through. a lot of training is required. they take this very seriously. we should go to dinner here maybe not this weekend. whoa what was that? >> whoa. >> getting violent. >> wait a minute. >> might have the an r rating >> that's not fair. >> oh man. >> okay. why don't you get to your video. >> my video is a little bit nicer. friendlier. here's a bulldog. manfred the swedish bulldog makes new friends. bulls. >> bulls and a bulldog.
this morning on "world news now," in custody. the man accused of killing four people in a washington mansion and then setting a fire is now under arrest. we have breaking developments coming in overnight. >> flood emergency. the downpours and overflowing waterways in texas and oklahoma and why there may be no relief over the holiday weekend. the evacuations and the latest from accuweather. >> clinton controversy. from the millions into bill and hillary clinton's foundation to the official e-mail the former secretary of state sent from her personal accounts. major developments this morning. >> and he's all grown up. the actor famous for his role in harry potter movies proves to everyone he's not shy. the sexy photos upsetting j.k. rowling in "the skinny" on this friday, may 22nd. captions paid for by abc, inc. ay, may 22nd. captions paid for
by abc, inc. from abc news, this is "world news now" with t.j. holmes and reena ninan. >> good morning, everyone. we actually have breaking news overnight. the week long manhunt for an alleged killer now over. >> yeah, the man accused of murdering a wealthy family, you're seeing him there, that family was just blocks from the vice president's official residence. well, he is now under arrest. daron wint is his name. he was stopped in a car in washington, d.c. last night, taken into custody along with several others. we get the very latest now from abc's karen travers. >> a frantic search from washington, d.c. to new york city is now over. >> tonight we were able to find the location of wint and take him down and arrest him. >> 34-year-old daron wint has turned himself into police. he's the main suspect in last week's brutal homicide and arson that left savvas savopoulos, his wife amy, their 10-year-old son
and their housekeeper vera figueroa for dead. authors told abc news they believe he had been staying with a girlfriend in brooklyn, new york. >> we do believe there is a connection between this suspect in this case through the business. >> a domino's pizza could be the breakthrough washington, d.c. police were looking for. >> sources familiar with the case tell abc news that wint was identified by dna from a leftover domino's pizza crust ordered the night before the savopoulos mansion was set on fire. starting at 7:00 a.m. the morning of the fire police reports obtained by "the washington post" show that savopoulos made a flurry of phone calls, including ones to his bank and accountant. a source familiar with the case told abc news that same morning, an assistant of savopoulos's dropped off $40,000 in cash at his house while the victims were apparently being head hostage inside. savopoulos told the housekeeper's husband he would call him back. so the man left. hours later, the fire erupted and soon everyone inside was discovered dead.
karen travers, abc news, washington. >> police say wint is a certified welder who worked for the victim's iron company in the past. still not clear why he would want them dead. you can stay with us here at abc news as more developments continue to come into us. >> all six baltimore police officers charged in the death of freddie gray have been indicted by a grand jury. the officer who was driving the van that transparted gray after the arrest is facing the most serious charge. he faces a count of second degree murder. that carries a 30-year penalty. the other allegations range from manslaughter to assault and reckless endangerment. rioting erupted across baltimore after gray died of his injuries. prosecutors say his pleas for medical attention were ignored. >> turning now to a growing flood threat for much of texas and south texas outside of houston, the trinity river has crested at its highest level in
some 21 yards. it's inundated farms. under feet of water. forecast calls for the river to hold steady at 29 feet but it could creep up over the next five days. northern texas, the red cross opening emergency shelters in wichita falls where there was a severe drought. and now residents are being urged to evacuate. the wichita river is rising there. the flood warnings are expected all weekend long. let's turn to justin pavek for the latest. good morning to you. >> thanks and good morning. severe weather once again targeting the southern plains. this is a double-edged sword. heavy rain and severe weather. so flash flooding is going to be a big concern along interstate 35. dallas and oklahoma, right in the crosshairs of more heavy rain. here's the big concern for the northeast. frost and freeze conditions later on friday night. so bring the sensitive plants back inside. temperatures falling off into the 30s. t.j. and reena, back to you. >> justin, thank you. the oil spill along the california coast forced the closure of about 160 square miles to fish. that's just a fraction of the
estimated 105,000 gallons of the oil that leaked from a ruptured pipeline which has been collected. the company that owns that line has had 175 safety violations in the last decade. clean-up efforts and the investigation into why that pipeline broke expected to take place -- take months. >> we talk about all the time it's a bad idea to text and drive. how about this, folks. how would you like your pilot to be texting while he's flying? would you like that? >> no. >> no? okay. let me explain. this has been testing for two years but pilots would be able to text air traffic controllers. all right? the system now going into use would speed up the process of clearing flights for takeoff. it would cut the communication time from minutes to seconds. it will be in place in houston's airport and salt lake city. what, you don't like this? >> we're missing something here. >> they are able to communicate much quicker versus trying to maybe wait in a queue to talk to each other. you can just send quick texts to
the air traffic controller now. >> let him borrow a walkie-talkie. you can't just say hey, coming in for landing. don't have time to text because my eyes are in front of me looking straight ahead. >> this is on the takeoffs, right? for takeoff. so you're sitting in line waiting to take off, your pilot can text. you're not feeling this at all. >> i will walk to places from now on after that story. sorry. buy some roller blades. a new revelation this morning actually from the clinton foundation. acknowledging it received as much as $26 million in previously undisclosed payments. the money came from major corporations, universities and other sources collected as fees for speeches given by bill, hillary and chelsea clinton. we're learning more about the e-mails sent from hillary clinton's home serve while she was secretary of state. here's abc's cecilia vega. >> these are the e-mails clinton and her team reviewed and handed over to the state department and now we finally get to see
what some of them say. >> i have said repeatedly i want those e-mails out. >> and now the state department will release the first batch, some 80050 pages. "the new york times" reporting that e-mails sent in the days after the benghazi attacks from clinton's personal account and home server do not disclose classified information but do include intelligence marked sensitive like the location and travel plans of state department officials in libya. the trove also revealing the secretary of state received back channel briefings from her long time confidante sidney blumenthal a controversialal bill clinton aide. his memos passed on to senior state department staffers. it is just the first batch of many to come, clinton saying she's ready. >> nobody has a bigger interest in getting them released than i do. >> hillary clinton now looking to turn a page. she announced her first big campaign rally. it will be in june. we expect to hear more about the policies that she's running on. cecilia vega, abc news, brooklyn, hew york.
>> thank you. and from new jersey and an honor yesterday from one of the garden state's favorite sons. rocker jon bon jovi was in a gown to receive an honorary degree at a rutgers satellite campus. >> he was honored for his charity work helping to house and feed the homeless. he told graduates it's okay not to have a plan for their lives saying they shouldn't be embarrassed by indecision. >> then in true form, the entertainer performed a song he wrote specifically for the occasion called "reunion." >> i actually gave that same advice once. it's okay. everybody tells you you have to have a plan. what is your five-year plan. it's okay if you don't know. >> he did well for himself. >> listen to him, don't listen to me. listen to him. we've got "the skinny" coming your way. taylor swift's trip to a sex shop also harry potter co-star of that movie, he's quite the showoff. man, i can't wait to see the "skinny" myself now. >> me, too. first getting a jolt from a
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for the second straight day, thousands of protesters swarmed mcdonald's headquarters near chicago chanting, "super size my check," to a minimum wage of $15 an hour. the latest march took place during mcdonald's annual meeting where some shareholders backed the protesters' demands. the ceo says he's very proud of the company's efforts to increase pay. >> we're talking about gas prices going up but what about
the price of your coffee going down? could happen soon. wholesale prices coming down because of a surplus that's expected this year. the weather in brazil has been very good for growers. crops expected in indonesia, vietnam also expected to be really good. of course, whether your morning caffeine fix comes down in price really depends zs on whether your favorite coffee shop passes the savings on to you. the price of the coffee itself is coming down. >> that's good to know. okay. speaking of caffeine, the energy drink energy is turning its attention from athletes to couch potatoes. >> new products targeting video gamers but they have just as much caffeine as other energy drinks and could pose particular dangers. abc's paul lal faris on this story for us. >> you know them by name, rock star, red bull and monster, some of the biggest brands in the energy drink industry. but there's also a drink growing in popularity called g fuel that advertises to be all natural and it's trying to reach a new
audience of gamers. >> hi, i'm going to hit the delay play. >> 20-year-old doug martin who is sponsored by g fuel plays video games up to 12 hours a day. >> when i am playing in a big tournament makes me feel alert and confident. i never had a crash or jitter. >> doctors say it has the same amount of caffeine as other energy drinks. >> this energy drink that's proclaiming to be natural and healthy has taken out of it the chemicals and sugars but it's incorporated what they're calling herbals or natural substances. these actually interact with the caffeine and can be more dangerous. >> reporter: we reached out to gamma labs for comment. the company saying the ingredients in g fuel are blended at ratios to maximize focus and concentration, among energy drinks, we are one of the healthiest choices on the market and as with any caffeinated product, moderation is advisable. some energy drink manufacturers have come under attack for marketing to children causing
the top makers to stop targeting kids under 12 years old. overall, sales still booming >> one-third of video gamers are under the age of 18, into motocross, skate boarding, women in bikinis. all of these are used in the marketing campaigns. that's not an accident. >> reporter: paula faris, abc news, new york. >> they say you're going to see more of these drinks, not just in the liquid form but powders, as well. you've got to be mindful of what your kids are putting in, yourself even if you're working a nightshift. >> keep an eye on me, please. >> i do every night. >> i'm not well. where is it? yes. >> there you go. >> we haven't been on the air -- how long have we been on set? i've had this and a red bull earlier. >> and four water taffies. >> but the show's going well, don't you think? >> sure is. when we come back, how long, j.k. rowling reacted when a harry potter actor showed off a bit of his magic wand. >> you didn't want to say that.
>> we've been looking forward to the skinny. we start with the world of harry potter. >> and how that world's creator j.k. rowling is being hit hard by the realization her kids are growing up. let's start with matthew lewis the actor who played neville longbottom in the potter films, a shy goofy wizard. they've gone off to further careers. here's what is neville longbottom is up to now. he's taking his clothes off. >> yeah, he's apparently really into modeling sweaters. you see the sweater. >> this is a sweater ad? >> it sure is. the magazine photo shoot came as a surprise to many fans and, of course, rowling herself took to twitter saying not as bad as watching dan but close, warn me. next time for god's sake. she's referencing daniel radcliffe's full frontal scene on broadway. >> man, they have gone on and lost their minds. >> lewis responded well, this is awkward, sorry. then going on, she said, i will always support you whatever you
want to do. now go put some clothes on that's pretty good. >> long bottom, no bottom, huh? all right. >> nice sweaters. >> taylor swift's new music video for bad blood set a new record after premiering earlier in the week. at the billboard music awards. vivo has confirmeded that it had more than 20 million views in 24 hours. >> they also noted her videos combined on the site have been viewed 5 billion with a "b" times. there are about 7 billion humans on earth. we're learning fun facts about the production of the "bad blood" video including the wardrobe you're seeing. >> erotic boutique in los angeles is revealing they supplied the latex outfits. taylor's team rented more than $13,000 worth of the fetish fashions but kept $5,000. >> i didn't know you could rent that type of stuff. we turn to flava flav was arrested in las vegas yesterday after being pulled over by nevada highway pra toll. >> flav whose real name is
william jonathan drayton, he's been hit with a laundry list. he doesn't look happy there, jack, you're right. laundry list of charges which include dui, marijuana possession, open container, driving on a suspended license and speeding. oh, my goodness. not stopping at a red light. >> that's william jonathan drayton, the founding member of public enemy has other legal issues. he's facing a felony in new york for driving on a suspended license after he was stopped for speeding on his way to his mother's funeral last year. >> next up dr. oz to the rescue again. >> here we go again. america's famous tv doc has been under fire with his columbia colleagues calling for his removal. perhaps they'll thing twice now. now he's a super hero apparently speaking at a promotional event in florida when a woman in the crowd collapsed. after someone called for a doctor, oz jumped into action. he attended to her until the paramedics arrived. >> he leaped over a rail.
this isn't the first time he's been in the right place at the right time. two years ago he helped a british tourist struck by a cab in midtown manhattan. >> just this month it, he helped two people in a crash he witnessed on the new jersey turnpike stopping and running to the rescue. >> does he have a cape, magic wand? after yesterday's rescue in florida, dr. oz urged everyone to take a first aid class. >> and finally here we've been telling you about this new show "american crime story,"" coming to fx. now we have our first look at the cast members in character as the famous faces of that case. >> let's start with cuba gooding junior who play simpson. >> not really in character if you will there. here is johnny cochran. >> that's courtney vance. that's a good luck. david schwimmer playing robert kardashian. that works, as well. >> rounding out the defense team, john travolta will play robert shapiro. the eyebrows. next sarah paulson as marcia clark. >> and finally kato kaelin. that's billy magnussen.
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well, as we head into the unofficial start of summer this weekend, we take a look back on the busy news week. >> what a week it was. biker gangs, tornadoes, familiar issues with footballs and e-mails and a couple of special good-byes all here in your friday rewind. >> i just got a call from a passerby. they were going by twin peaks, thought they heard a gunshot, looked over and saw a lot of people rubbing -- running. >> in my nearly 35 years of law enforcement experience, this is the most violent and most gruesome scene that i have dealt with. >> next thing, i know, the boards are flying through at air. that's when we knew we had to get inside. >> i have never seen this much rain. i've been here for 32 years. >> we heard no communications from the amtrak engineer to the dispatch center to say something struck his train.
>> i want those e-mails out. nobody has a bigger interest in getting them released than i do. anything that they might do to expedite that process, a heartily support. >> up till now, takata has refused to acknowledge that their air bags are defective. that changes today. >> to the american people, the first i say thank you for the love they give me. >> i know that a lot of patriot fans are going to be disappointed in that decision. but i hope they trust my judgment. ♪ i'd like to buy the world a home and furnish it with love ♪ ♪ grow apple trees and honey bees and snow white turtle doves ♪
>> in light of all of this praise, merited or not, do me a favor, save a little for my funeral, all right? all right. that's pretty much all i got. the only thing i have left to do for the last time on a television program, thank you, and good night. >> what a class act. they couldn't have done that ending any better. >> good job, that was fantastic. >> and our look back doesn't end here. head to our facebook page for in case you missed it. we don't always approve of the clips they put out there. >> yes we do. >> they never show it to me before it hits the entertainment. >> would you be embarrassed by things we do behind the scenes here if people saw? >> you forget the cameras are rolling between the commercial break. they run a lot of that stuff without telling us. >> three big cameras there, you forget. >> this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. informing insomniacs for two decades.
making news in america this morning, breaking overnight, captured. the man wanted in connection with that deadly d.c. mansion fire know longer on the run record flooding. cars trapped and heavy hail pounding other areas. the memorial day off to a rough start weatherwise. a suspect faced down arms out, all just waiting on a police to show up. a man takes out the gun. plus the group singing in the car going from fun to downright tir mying in an instant. and