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this morning on "world news now," the candidates are back on the trail. >> hillary clinton and donald trump getting a big boost from their new york victories but trump is going on the attack. going after ted cruz and blasting the nomination process that he says is rigged. authorities discover a massive tunnel used to transport drugs across the mexican border. we'll take you inside the sophisticated passageway that was apparently carved out by hand. a pitching legend called out curt schilling terminated for comments he made online. the broadcaster given the boot by espn. details ahead. and got some change for a 20? harriet tubman set to replace andrew jackson on the front of the $20 billowing. hear the reaction and broadway's role in the big decision on this thursday, april 21st. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now."
>> good morning. i'm diane macedo. >> i'm ryan splitting in for kendis gibson. and we begin with the front-runners enjoying a victory lap on the campaign trail after their blowout wins in new york. >> donald trump tore into ted cruz and hillary clinton had stops in maryland and indiana and clinton played up her experience at a rally in philadelphia before heading back to new york to take part in a town hall on "good morning america" later this morning. it's your voice, your vote. the latest from abc's marci gonzalez. ♪ new york >> the presidential front-runners celebrating huge victories in their home state. donald trump campaigning in indiana and maryland. >> we had a great night last night. i want to tell you. that was something. >> reporter: after claiming nearly all of the gop's 95 delegates in new york. >> we had a really, really good day in new york yesterday. >> reporter: on the democratic side, hilla
the empire state by double digits. she and husband billowing in pennsylvania putting their focus on the next primaries. >> i really want to work as hard as we can together for the next week. >> reporter: clinton's win striking a tough blow to bernie sanders though he vows to stay in the race. >> next week, we will be competing in pennsylvania, connecticut, rhode island, maryland and delaware. and we look forward to winning a number of those states. >> reporter: and despite coming in third behind trump and john kasich in new york, ted cruz insists he's in it for the long haul, too. >> we are definitely headed to. >> trump is causing on cruz to drop out of the race. mathematically based on bound diagonals trump is now the only candidate with a chance of clinching the nomination before the convention. ryan and diane. >> thanks, marci. if there is a contested convention, the trump campaign is working on strategy to snag the
abc news obtained an internal memo from the trump camp redricking he will get more than 1400 delegates with the first ballot. some experts trump may not even need to hit the magic number of 1237 delegates to become the nominee before july. they will say he technically needs somewhere between 1150 and 1200 delegates. >> still a lot of math to be done there. meanwhile, president obama meeting with members of the gulf cooperation council. the focus on regional conflicts including syria ab-libya. yesterday the president's focus was on the conflicts between the u.s. and saudi arabia. especially differences over iran, human rights and the best way to fight terror. president obama met privately for two hours with saudi arabia's king solomon. >> elsewhere in that region, up to 500 refrgs and migrants feared dead after their ship capsized off the greek coast earlier this week. among the survivors are 41 men, women and one child. they say their group departed last week from libya on a
smugglers crowded them on to a larger boat forcing it to capsize and sink. they spent about three days at sea before being rescued. >> the first criminal charges filed over the water crisis in flint, michigan. three government officials allegedly tampered with test results report to the epa. one of them is accuses of approving a permit for a water plant he knew would not provide safe drinking water. they all face potential prison sentences and the prosecutor says he's just getting started. >> these charges are only the beginning. and there will be more to come. that i can guarantee you. they failed michigan families. indeed, they failed us all. i don't care where you live. >> reporter: two of the officials have pleaded not guilty. the third has not yet appeared in court. despite a pledge by michigan's governor to drink tap water for 30 days, the researcher who exposed water crisis is still urging residents to continue using bottled
water. >> it was one of the most notorious crimes in the days following hurricane katrina. new orleans police officers opening fire on civilians on a bridge killing two. now five former officers have pled guilty in the case and may be given reduced sentences as early as today. they were previously given long advances for the crime in 2011 but the case was thrown out because of misconduct on the part of the federal prosecutor. six men arrested during the death of freddie gray have sued the baltimore police department. all were eventually cleared of charges against them. they claim they were beaten, abused and keyprived of the right to protest. larry lomax was seen on video being pepper sprayed and yanked by the hair before being arrested. more rain in the forecast in the houston area. unfortunately, more flooding. for the first time ever, there's a flood warning for two reservoirs. their dams are two decades beyond their life expectancy.
warned they may need to evacuate. thousands of people already have. at least eight people have died because of flooding. it's expected a major highway will be underwater for at least a month. >> the president of ecuador announcing major steps at rebuilding his country. his order that the sales tax be raised and millionaires be subject to a one-time tax. death toll from the weekend's powerful quake is nearing 600. abc's lynn sayian nis is in the quake zone. >> reporter: in the devastated town of pedernales, a momentary glimmer of hope. right now, there's a very dramatic scene unfolding. rescuers think they hear someone hola?the rubble. >> reporter: rescuers call out to a person they think may be trapped under the rubble. they say they think they heard the sound of a man's voice. also, someone possibly tapping against something that's metal. as daylight breaks -- so, these rescue dogs have just arrived. they're headed towards the rubble. one trained to find people who
the other to find bodies. both picking up a scent. hours later, the team still at it, using sonar equipment and lifting debris by hand. from the air, the scale of the destruction in this town is staggering. entire city blocks leveled. every single building is damaged or destroyed. residents, now refugees, living in popup tent cities. hello. hola. hola. >> hola. >> reporter: these families now camping out in an open field. afraid of aftershocks. rescuers are still here searching for saenz of life. fur but so far nothing since that glimmer of hope. linzie janis, abc news, he can wag door. >> thank you. well, espn has fired a baseball analyst for inappropriate comments about transgender people. former boston red sox pitcher curt schilling made the comments on facebook while reposting
meme widely seen as anti-transgender. this is isn't the first time his controversial comments have gotten him in trouble with the network. espn like abc is a part of disney. last month, schilling made a comment about the presidential race and last summer schilling was suspended for equating muslims with nazis. >> a federal appeals court dismissed a lawsuit by kentucky clerk kim davis who sued the state for requiring her to issue marriage licenses to same sex coups. she said it was against her religious beliefs but the court ruled did not cause her irreparable harm. >> tennessee will not become the first state to adopt the bible as its official book. lawmakers failed to get enough votes to override the governor's veto of the controversial billowing. he said the legislation violates the constitution and tribblealizes the bible. lawmakers say the goal was to honor the bible in tennessee. >> thank you,
for at least reminding us we're trivializings the word of god. >> we're going to take the vote today that's right in our own eyes. but god knows your motive. >> the measure failed after two hours of spirit debate. six republicans and five democrats who initially voted for the billowing did not support the override. a new report from the cdc shows not all-americans are living longer. the report placed life for wom 81.2 years. white women lost about five weeks from their predicted life span compared to 2013. possibly due to an increase in drug overdoses. american men are live agarch of 76.4 years. non-hispanic black men gaining five months in life expectancy. >> i'm feeting healthier than ever. >> health and politics were the topics of the day for first lady michelle obama. she spoke to the children of executive office workers yesterday marking take our
she gave props to hilary clinton calling her a phenomenal woman but reiterated she herself has no plans to ever run for president. what she does want to be she told kids is healthy and active. >> i want to be like a 90-year-old lady that's really fly, you know? do you guys have grandparents that are still pretty fly? they still dress like no, uh-huh. >> i like that. the first lady says she will miss speaking to large groups of young people like themselves. but she will appreciatate some privacy out of the spotlight. >> how appropriate coming out of the study on life expectancy. she's trying to get that part for women up again. 90. i think she said 90 and fly. she doesn't just want to live till she's 90. she wants to be fly. >> turning heads at 90 walking down the street. >> we've all seen that grandmother. either your grandmother or your friend's grandmother that never changes and they seem to get more attitude the older
i love it. >> you're kind of like hmm. wait a second. she's 90. >> they seem to be able to get away with saying about anything. they can unsilt you and it's totally fine. >> that's what makes you fly. that's what i love. >> once you pass 90, that's one of the thing you say and do whatever you want. >> yep. looking forward to that. coming up later in the mix," the new restaurant bringing literal meaning to naked lunch. >> i don't know about that. first, inside a tunnel where millions in drugs crossed from mexico into the u.s. we'll tell you how it was made and if there's any way to stop it. >> and the changing face of the $20 billowing and other currency tweaks that you can expect down the road. >> check out our behind the scenes pics on instagram abcwnn. you're watching "world news now."
quite literally out of the blue, this happened on a softball diamond in lynchburg, virginia. that's a dust devil kicking up quite a bit of dirt and delaying a women's college game. the whole thing lasted about 30 seconds. dust devils form when the ground is hot and the air is cool. and still, they're rarely strong enough to do any real damage other than of course, your hair, your makeup, contact lenses. that can get tricky. >> incredible sight. it must have been quite a sight in texas. a high speed chase with the stolen goods being tossed from the car. those goods? right there.
speeds topped 100 miles hour. one of the pursuing officers says his patrol car was hit by steaks and other packages. maybe brisket. he says that's a first. suspect was eventually pulled over and was arrested. and everybody had a good meal. >> i think i would have hung out with a grill and try today catch some of them. wasting perfectly -- well done. well done, jack. you never want to waste a good steak. >> no, no. >> all right. time now for the 13th time in the last decade authorities have discovered a sophisticated tunnel used to smuggle drugs from mexico into the united states. >> the newly discovered passageway is said to be unusually narrow but plenty of features designed to keep narcotics on the move. abc's matt gutman has the details. >> reporter: above ground, this is a tiny tijuana villa. beneath it, a mammoth secret. a drug tunnel, officials say, was over eight football fields long. >> we believe this so be the longest tunnel that we've discovered in this district to date.
>> reporter: hacked out mostly by hand, but with lights, ventilation and this freight elevator capable of holding up to ten people. the tunnel stretching from tijuana to the border fence, and then another 500 yards to a nondescript lot near san diego. ending up as a three-foot wide hole covered by a giant dumpster. inside, 2,000 pounds of cocaine. the largest ever coke seizure from a tunnel into california. plus, 14,000 pounds of marijuana. we recently embedded with a border protection tunnel team. you do a 4,000-pound load of marijuana, you sell it, does that pay for the tunnel? >> i'm sure that pays for the tunnel easily. >> reporter: in order to dig that tunnel, 900 feet in that direction, they had to remove hundreds of tons of dirt, and yet the neighbors say they saw nothing and heard nothing. officials say there are likely many others just like it. matt gutman, abc news, los angeles. coming up in our next half hour, another example of coaches babe
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going to look different or a lot different than it does right now. abc's brandi hitt reports. >> reporter: good-bye andrew jackson, an hello harriet tubman. the face of the historic african-american abolitionist will grace the front of a $20 billowing. >> not only did she lead many people out of slavery through the underground railroad, she work ford the arm helping them as a spy. >> reporter: the freshry first announced plans to replace alexander hamilton on the $10 last summer. possibly with eleanor roosevelt, rosa parks or susan anthony. but there was backlash. the new broadway hit show "hamilton" just won a pulitzer prize. the cast even performing at the white house. ♪ just to send him to the mainland ♪ >> it was time for the $10 to be updated. everybody was fine with it until there was a musical on broadway. who knows by the time the new $20 billowing comes out, maybe broadway will have
seem like a good guy. hard to imagine but possible. >> reporter: jackson the seventh u.s. president forced native americans out of the south on the infamous trail of tears. a slave owner now replaced which a former slave on one of the most used billowings. the new billowing with her image is expected in "20/20" the anniversary of the women's suffrage movement. the treasury is adding women's suf faj lyrics to the back of the $10 billowing. diane and ryan? >> i went looking in my wallet for like a prop to pull out some $20 bills how sad is this. a coat check ticket. that i couldn't find, of course. >> there you go. >> hey. >> you know what, i think it's a great change. i think a lot of people are
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time now for "the mix." and you know, we always talk about having your cake and eating it, too. now there's a restaurant in london that would allow you to do both naked. that's right. the pop-up restaurant in london that allows people to eat in the nude. it's called bunyadi. it opens this you know and it will have edible cutlery, grilled meats all cooked on a wood fire served on a handmade clay crockery. we also have clothed and unclothed sections. not a lot of division between the sections. >> i can see through the bamboo at the other nude people. >> here's the tricky part for me. the restaurant will be list by candlelight which may be more flattering. doesn't that seem like a
>> it does. >> an accidental candle spill, hot wax flying everywhere seems like a bad combination boo sbam bamboo and candles. >> they'll have changing rooms. you can put your clothes on, go back outside, pretend nothing happened. >> i feel like nudist things are never what you think they are. you think nude restaurant. you're like wait a second. >> watch out for the hot coffee is right, jack. and no photographer allowed. i wonder how they'll enforce that. >> exactly. okay. coming from that, how about lemurs. i actually love. look at these little kids scratching his back. watch the lemur. what's wrong with you kids. get back to work. get back to work. okay. sorry mr. lemur. we don't know where he's from. but this is going viral online. just watch. the kids keep scratching. and basically, the lemur is like this is great. kids, what did i say, get back to work.
you can just watch this for hours. >> you are very good at narrating a lemur. >> that's how they talk. >> if this whole news thing doesn't work out for you, you have a future in voiceover. >> lemurs are aggressive. >> you have two boys at home. was it tough coming up with their names. >> no, one i came up with on the way to the hospital. it popped in my head. when i got to the hospital, i said how about cole. my wife said yeah. that's his flame. >> she was out cold and went with it. >> yeah. >> now there's a company that can help. there's an app for that should you need help. people are paying $29,000 to get their baby named. apparently makes sure the name isn't trademarked make sure it doesn't have an aggravating past and that it matches your family background. >> that's ridiculous. >> $29,000 to name your baby. >> that is ridiculous. got one more. take a look at this picture. there's an artist who is putting a gold fully gold toilet in the guggenheim in a roo
this morning on "world news now," criminal charges stemming from the flint water crisis. the government officials hit with felony counts for their roles in allegedly covering up the paul agpublic health disaster. >> playing politics. donald trump shifting tones the day after his big win and going right after hillary clinton and ted cruz. plus, why he's still railing against the rnc. the latest just ahead. >> and new this half hour, a teaching aide arrested for assaulting a student. we'll show you the incident caught on camera showing is the school employee roughing up a teenager and shouting. hear what school officials are now saying about it. and a surprise celebration at a weight watchers meeting. oprah stops by after losing 30 pounds from the program she now in part owns. hear how you can have your bread and eat it too in "the skinny" on t