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making news in america this morning, political power play. two republican leaders burying the hatchet. donald trump and paul ryan pledging to work together. overnight trump talking about their high stakes meeting for the first time. we're live. a parking lot full of bags, all of which missed their flight. the breakdown that caused this mess. thousands of bags gone as the tsa is grilled on capitol hill. a train heading toward a truck. the train's engineer being called a hero for his quick thinking. a first for doctors. the cell phone in someone's stomach. we'll tell you how it got there.
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cell phone. good morning, everyone. we'll start with the push to unify the republican party. donald trump and house speaker paul ryan inching closer to common ground. >> they are pledging to work together to beat hillary clinton but ryan is still not offering an endorsement, at least for now. abc's stephanie ramos is live with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: diane, good morning, kendis. well, the highly anticipated meeting between donald trump and house speaker paul ryan happened. now it looks like the republican party will try to work things out after a contentious primary. the ultimate boardroom meeting came and went. donald trump descending upon capitol hill after months of protesting against washington but now ready to bridge his views with top republican lawmakers. >> it was very good. it was very productive. >> the meeting taking place behind closed doors. no handshakes and still no endorsement from house speaker paul ryan. >> i was very enc
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what i heard from donald trump today. i do believe that we are now planting the seeds to get ourselves unified. >> reporter: ryan has spoken out against one of trump's biggest campaign promises. >> a total and complete shutdown of muslims entering the united states. >> reporter: just one day before meeting ryan, trump reversing course. >> it's a temporary ban. it hasn't been called for yet. nobody's done it. this is just a suggestion until we find out what's going on. >> reporter: in the meeting talks of trade, supreme court justices, the debt, foreign policy, tax reform. >> i thought it was a great meeting. we had a -- we discussed a lot of very important things and i thought it was really a very, very good meeting. >> reporter: after awe full day on the hill trump praised ryan on fox news. >> we have a lot of things and i think for the most part we agree on a lot of different items and we're getting there. he's got not an easy job and i don't mind going through a little bit of a slow process. >> reporter: while on the
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tweeting good luck to the republican party on uniting behind trump. at the end of a meeting in brooklyn clinton declining to respond to the trump/ryan sit-down. bernie sanders choosing to weigh in. >> the republicans have to work out their differences. >> reporter: even with those differences trump and ryan say they see a chance to unite the gop or at least those folks at odds with trump. hillary clinton has her own difference with the pair calling trump a loose cannon. diane and kendis, back to you. >> should still be interesting to see how things play out in cleveland. stephanie, thank you. the secret service is also investigating donald trump's former butler over online death threats against president obama. anthony xenical posted one calling for the president to be killed. he took a job at his club and retired five years ago. the trump campaign say they
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statement. public schools on transgender bathroom use and districts must allow students to use the bathroom and locker room consistent with their gender identity. the guidance does not impose any new legal requirements but is meant to clarify expectations of districts that receive federal funding. there's new fallout from the detention of u.s. sailors by iran earlier this year. their commander has been fired after the navy said it lost confidence in eric rash. the incident back in january raised tensions between the u.s. and iran after the video showed sailors on their knees with their hands behind their heads. more disciplinary actions are also likely. and a top hezbollah leader killed in an air strike. the group's military commander died in syria tuesday night. hezbollah has been one of syrian president bashar assad's backer. the gun used to kill
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martin has vanished overnight. the gun was first yanked from gunbroker.com yesterday morning and just as the auction was set to begin it was then listed on another site but that sale was put on hold late last night. zimmerman wants to use some of the money to fight violence against police by black lives matter. two state troopers who took part in this violent arrest of a suspect in new england have been relieved of their duties while investigations move forward. one unidentified trooper is from massachusetts, the other new hampshire. the 50-year-old suspect reportedly almost collided with a police cruiser during another chase just days before he was arrested on wednesday. and brazil's new acting president michel temer is calling for unity amid political chaos. temer addressed the nation. rousseff is vowing to fight what she calls a coup.
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urine samples. a doctor admits providing them to russian least. this man tells "the new york times" it was part of russia's state-run doping program. russia's sports minister is denying the team. the track team from there is banned from competing and may be banned from the olympics in rio. a cleanup under way after a massive crude oil spill. the coast guard estimated 90,000 gallons leaked from a shell oil facility and authorities are trying to determine what caused the leak which has been now contained. new this morning, a wildfire is burning about 60 miles northeast of seattle. now, it's unclear what sparked the fire but officials say there was a logging operation in the area yesterday. the fire has grown to several dozen acres and is being allowed to burn overnight. okay, so rain is not going to help those fires today. clear skies straight up and down the west coast. on the other side of the country the radar showing
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southern alabama to upstate new york bringing rain to most of the eastern seaboard. still ahead, mark zuckerberg is breaking his silence amid controversy talking about how facebook shapes its trending topics. and baggage backup. this was a huge mess. thousands of bags missing flights and it couldn't come at a worse time as tsa officials get grilled on capitol hill. plus, this is the wrong woman to mess with. she fought off not one, but two carjackers all caught on camera.
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that plane trying to fly around the world landed overnight in
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in tulsa after an 18-hour flight in phoenix. there will be one more top in the u.s. before the plane takes off for a flight across the atlantic to europe or north africa. carly trent who vanished last week is back home with her parents. but now her uncle faces kidnapping charges. two men found her and 57-year-old gary simpson near the virginia border in northern tennessee. one held simpson at gunpoint, the other called 911. trent is said to be okay. a medical malpractice lawsuit in the death of joan rivers has been settled. rivers died following a routine throat procedure at a new york city clinic. her daughter accused doctors of performing an unauthorized biopsy taking selfies while her mother was unconscious and failing to notice her vital signs were plummeting and says the settlement allowed her to put the legal aspects of her mother's death behind her. there's been a second
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evacua cyberattack on a global bank. it targeted a commercial bank. not clear how much was taken. this comes as investigators are still trying to figure out who was behind an $81 million cyberheist from the federal reserve bank of new york. well, facebook is now fighting charges that it's trying to suppress conservative views on the site. thursday the social media mogul published a 28-page guide. the move claims -- comes amid claims that facebook's trending top picks features leans to the left and the company insists it follows principles consistent with facebook's commitment to being a platform for people of all viewpoints. mcdonald's says it's testing something new. fresh beef patties. the test is under way at 14 restaurants in dallas. it's too early to say whether fresh beef could replace its frozen patties nationally. mcdonald's has been trying various tweaks to its menu trying to boost some slumping
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when we come back, upside down on a field. this is a plane crash. we'll tell you how everyone walked away. and caught on camera. the train barreling towards a truck. how a quick thinking engineer saved the passengers. ng you. will you be needing anything else? no. not a thing. beautyrest black. get your beautyrest. people are taking charge of their type 2 diabetes with non-insulin victoza®. for a while, i took a pill to lower my blood sugar. but it didn't get me to my goal. so i asked my doctor about victoza®. he said victoza® works differently than pills.
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and no word yet on what might have caused the mishap. back on the ground for morning road conditions we'll have a lot of rain that could cause flooding across the middle of the country but roads will also be there along the east and gulf coast. you'll see mountain snow in the northern rockies. if you're flying rain could cause delays in boston, philadelphia and charlotte. thunderstorms could threaten flights in chicago and kansas city. not a good time for the tsa which is facing public anger over its longer and longer security lines. and then there was this. >> thousands of bags stuck at the phoenix airport. the tsa says a computer malfunction prevented that luggage from being checked. the tsa called the technical issue significant and unprecedented. but they've apparently been resolved now and the tsa says it's cautiously optimistic that this morning's flights will go smoothly. in washington the head of the tsa was grilled by lawmakers about those long lines you see there at the nation's airports. some
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show up three hours before their domestic flights. the reason, more are traveling but the number of agents has stayed the same and then there's the $90,000 bonus paid to the head of the tsa operations before at administrator started. >> those were given to somebody who oversees a part of the operation that was in total failure. this didn't even necessarily happen during this administrator's watch. but we want to know what's being done to clean it up. >> i don't think it's right and i stopped that practice. >> well, the white house blames congress for those lines saying lawmakers didn't set aside enough money to hire more agents. a skydiving adventure in northern california didn't end exactly as planned. it crash landed upside down in a vineyard near lodi. the pilot tried to return to the airport but clearly didn't make it. now, the pilot got a bloody nose but believe it or not no one else on the plane
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>> incredible there. terrifying scene in atlanta as a woman fights off two would-be carjackers and heads to her car immediately confronted by two men. she struggles with them and at one point one of the suspects points a gun at her. eventually they both run away. the woman has a message for attackers this morning, simply saying, i forgive them. police are searching for those suspects. some quick thinking overseas by a train conductor in poland may have saved lives. he ran through the train telling passengers to get down just as the train was about to collide with a truck on the tracks. no word of any injuries. the train was going more than 60 miles an hour when it struck that truck which sustained significant damage. now to sports. tipped balls and slam dunk, goals, lots of stuff. >> that happens in the sports world. here's the folks at espn. >> good morning, it's "sportscenter" from los angeles. he's kenny mayne, i'm stan verrett. hockey and basketball. you got basketball. >> that's
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western conference finals after what happened here. kevin durant trying to take out the spurs. manu ginobili lost that. durant finishes right before the buzzer. nobody is not going to stop that guy. final seconds of the first half, spurs are getting crushed. durant, leonard, not very well, extends the lead. five minutes to go. spurs come back a bit. durant hesitates a bit then 37 points, thunder with an 11-point lead here. russell westbrook from way out and the thunder advance. will take on the warriors to see who goes to the final. sharks hosting game seven against the predators. predators have never been to a conference final. first period, sharks up 1-0. the puck played out in center ice. roman yossi gets caught flat-footed. pe
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♪ time to check "the pulse" and the latest twist in what's been already a crazy campaign season. jimmy kimmel now throwing his hat in the ring. >> that's right but kimmel won't be taking on donald trump or hillary clinton. he's going for the number two job, kimmel launched his campaign for vice president on his show last night complete with campaign bus, a fake family and guillermo and cnn played along with some breaking news on the announcement. >> jimmy kimmel has confirmed he is running for vice president of the united states. he has no running mate. he claims not to be
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insider or outsider and believes he'll make a great number two despite the fact that sources are telling us that in high school he got a "d" in social studies. let's go over to the wall. see how he's polling right now. jimmy, take a look at this. right now all indications are you are polling at 100%. >> wow, that's -- >> classy. kimmel says he'd never stop fighting for his fellow americans unless, of course, "game of thrones" is on, then he'd stop for as long as it takes for him to figure out what's going on with that show. >> americans would want to get to the bottom of that too. the invictus games for wounded warriors couldn't end without an event for the service dogs. 13 of them at the games in florida. >> and several headed to the pool for a last-minute event, the 25-meter swim, prince harry starting the race there. one of the dogs was clearly the michael phelps of the event making it look easy. >> he was poolside to cheer and even help the slower participa
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that's -- he got tired. the tale of an unusual emergency call. >> an x-ray of a 29-year-old prisoner in ireland and that thing in the upper right part of the screen is a cell phone. that he swallowed. >> what? >> yep. doctors waited for it to finish its journey naturally but it didn't budge. >> eventually had to cut open his tom to get it out. why he swallowed the phone still a mystery. >> maybe better service. here's a thought in finland you can have the whopper your way in a sauna. the burger theme spa has opened in helsinkhelsinki. >> the restaurant's website said they're perfect for social gatherings, birthdays and parties and they're outfitted in burger king fashion, home of the whopper plastered on the wall. >> maybe the "america this morning" christmas party next year. >> good idea. >> more
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13th.. so watch out for black cats. believe it or not-- we broke our rainy day streak yesterday. finally there was no rain! but that was then, and our good luck has already run out. good morning washington. toss to eileen today: showers possible through early afternoon. clearing this afternoon and evening! warm & breezy. highs: 72-76 winds: sw to nw 10-15 g 25 mph tonight: mainly clear and cool. lows: 50-56 winds: sw 5 mph to calm saturday: early morning sun. increasing clouds with afternoon gusty showers. clearing by the evening. highs: 65-73 winds: sw to nw 10-15 g 25
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breaking overnight... the white house taking action on transgender bathroom access. the obama administration will issue a directive on the matter later this morning. the "dear colleague letter" will tell e
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transgender students to use bathrooms that match their gender identity. while not legally binding, schools that don't comply could be sued. the controversy started when north carolina passed a law requiring everyone to use bathrooms based on their gender at birth. developing right now-- police in virginia are now trying to track down the driver involved in a fatal hit and run last night. investigators say a 33 year old man stumbled into the road near shiplett boulevard in burke. police say one car swerved to miss him, but a second vehicle struck the man, stopped momentarily, and then sped off. other motorists stopped to help, but the pedestrian was pronounced dead on the scene. anyone with information is asked to call police. today... the trial continues in baltimore for the police officer who arrested freddie gray. we now know that officer edward nero is the officer who put gray in leg shackles and lifted him into the van, face down, without a seat belt. prosecutors say that's reckless endangerment. yesterday-- nero's lawyer argued that no crie
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of a re-enactment, where a police cadet simulated gray's time inside that van. it showed the cadet could freely move around the van despite being shackled. gray died from spinal injuries he suffered in the back of the van. back here in the district-- there's a lot of buzz about the acclaimed broadway musical "hamilton" coming to the kennedy center. but don't expect to see it soon. kennedy officials say the show will be at the opera house from mid-june through mid-september of 2018! it'll run for 14 weeks. the day ahead-- it's the end of a 4 year run on abc. this morning-- michael strahan will host his final edition of "live with kelly and michael". strahan is leaving to take on a larger role with "good morning america". the sudden announcement of his departure lead to some friction with co-host kelly ripa, who says she was blinded by the news. several guests co-hosts will fill in over the next few weeks, including jimmy kimmel, jussie smollet, and daniel dae kim. it's xxnd
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new trouble for metro. the agency is speeding up it's plan for a wide-spread repair overhall. we'll tell you why.. and why that could mean big delays for riders. good morning washington. today: showers possible through early afternoon. clearing this afternoon and evening! warm & breezy. highs: 72-76 winds: sw to nw 10-15 g 25 mph tonight: mainly clear and cool. lows: 50-56 winds: sw 5 mph to calm saturday: early morning sun. increasing clouds with afternoon gusty showers. clearing by the evening. highs: 65-73 winds: sw to nw 10-15 2
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