tv ABC World News With David Muir ABC May 26, 2016 6:30pm-7:00pm EDT
as we come on, we have just learned an ef-4 tornado, winds up to 180 miles per hour, a half-mile wide, on the ground for 90 minutes. also tonight, the school children sheltering in place. and passengers at the airport held in garage tunnels amid new watches and warnings at this hour. also breaking tonight, the stunning new images from the nypd moments ago. the deadly shooting. a man opening fire at a concert in new york city. several hit. the race for the white house tonight. donald trump hits the magic number. what he needs to lock in the nomination. also tonight, his $10 million challenge. will he debate bernie sanders? there are also breaking developments involving the secret service tonight. word coming in now that 41 agents have been disciplined
amid a widening scandal. and your health tonight. the new headline. the superbug doctors have dreaded is now here in the u.s. good evening. and we begin tonight with the tornado watches up right now, just as millions prepare to travel for the holiday weekend. a huge swath of severe storms right now. the national weather service revealing late today it was an ef-4 that tore across abilene, kansas. a monster tornado. a half mile wide. winds up to 180 miles an hour. and it was on the ground for 90 minutes. look at this. late today. new images coming in. you can see the fire igniting. this twister in brian, texas. and a tornado bending the railroad tracks in kansas. meteorologist rob marciano in the tornado zone, where they believe it will be a dangerous night ahead. >> tornado! >> reporter: tonight, new twisters on the ground power flashes on the horizon ow
texas. >> oh, [ bleep ]. >> reporter: homes ripped apart there. in missouri, passengers at kansas city's airport evacuated. in kansas, parents at a topeka library keeping kids calm with storytime amid the tornado warnings. this after an incredible 24 hours here. in northern kansas -- by some accounts, one of the most intense tornadoes ever chased. an ef-4. with winds of 180 miles an hour. a half-mile wide, traveling 26 miles. on the ground for a terrifying 90 minutes. more than 100 first responders racing to find those injured. bent train tracks defying physics. >> that's insane. >> reporter: thankfully, no serious injuries. the twister's relatively slow speed giving residents like sam zook and his wife time to get to their shelter.
home, completely blown out. this is their master bedroom. that says it all. the zook's emerging to find their home gone. happy to be alive, but overcome with emotion. >> good lord upstairs -- knew where my wife and i was. >> reporter: david, this area has already seen several tornado warnings this afternoon. look at the sky behind me. you see how turbulent this atmosphere. beautiful, but very, very menacing and dangerous clouds. that will continue through tonight. we have several tornado watches out across seven states from texas through colorado. as far north as into nebraska and those are in effect right through this evening. look at our computer models and show you another round of severe weather, if in the two more rounds that will go across the i-70 corridor, from oklahoma city down through dallas, up through wichita and east in through kansas city. and then, overnight tonight, heavy rain and wind threat. in the tropics, southeast of the carolinas, watching this sy
national hurricane center says it has a 70% chance of developing into a tropical cyclone. it will make for a welt and windy holiday weekend. in the meantime, dangerous weather here in the plains. we'll be tracking it all night. david? >> all right, the ominous skies behind you. stay safe. meantime, back here in new york city tonight, new images just released from the nypd, after a concert turned deadly overnight. several people inside the concert were hit. abc's eva pilgrim with the video just released and late word now coming in on the suspect. ï ¿>> reporter: tonight, chaos inside that concert hall. the nypd releasing that chilling surveillance video. a suspect, identified by police as rapper troy ave, seen here lifting his gun and firing a shot inside this v.i.p. green room. about 1,000 people were attending the show at irving plaza, a popular concert venue, in lower manhattan. witnesses in the audience say a fight broke out near the stage. about five minutes later, shots were fired. concertgoers scrambling for saty
wounded, including the suspect and one woman shot in the leg. all in area hospitals. at least one in critical condition. just moments before featured act t.i. took the stage. ♪ you can have whatever you like ♪ >> reporter: the popular star in one of those third floor green rooms near the shooting. david, nypd telling us rapper troy ave has been arrested and is being held at a local hospital. he's facing charges of reckless endangerment and possession of a gun. nypd not ruling out other suspects. david? >> eva pilgrim here in new york tonight. thank you, eva. and now, to washington. there is news coming in at this hour on the secret service. word that 41 secret service agents and staffers have now been punished for searching for embarrassing details about a congressman who had been critical of the agency. so, let's get right to abc's senior justice correspondent pierre thomas tonight. >> reporter: david, tonight, the results of an investigation. as you said, 41 secret service
ranging from letters of reprimand to suspensions. the investigation determined staffers snooped through the personnel files of jason chavis, who has been investigating the agency. one agent leaked to the press that chavis once applied to the secret service, but was rejected. that agent has resigned. jeh johnson says he's appalled by the episode. david? >> pierre thomas live in our washington bureau. thank you, pierre. we turn now to the race for president tonight. donald trump getting the magic number, the delegates he needs to land the republican nomination. trump today earning enough delegates to put him over the top. now with 1,239 and counting. and this evening, trump's $10 million price tag to debate bernie sanders, not hillary clinton. abc's tom llamas on the campaign trail from california. >> reporter: tonight, donald trump naming his price. $10 to $15 million to debate bernie sanders. >> i think it would get very high ratings. it should be i a
somewhere. and we could have a lot of fun with it. i'd love to debate bernie. the problem with debating bernie, he's going to lose. >> reporter: trump saying the millions would go to charities. senator sanders, who requested the debate, saying bring it on. >> i think it's important that somebody hold him to task. for his outrageously bigoted remarked. >> reporter: the specter of a trump/sanders showdown, comes at the billionaire clinches the gop nomination. >> i was coming out of my building this morning and there was a big news flash that donald trump had won the nomination. and -- >> reporter: trump tonight tweeting this picture, celebrating with mcdonald's on his jet. officially he won't become the nominee until the convention, but for trump, that's just a formality. >> politicians like hillary clinton have failed you and they failed you badly.
they've used you. they've stolen your votes for decades. and they've given you nothing. i will give you everything. >> reporter: and last night, with jimmy kimmel, a rare confession. >> as recently as 2012, you thought she was terrific. what did she do? >> let me just explain to you. i will tell you. when i'm a businessman, if people ask me about politicians, i speak well. so, when they ask me about hillary, she's wonderful, everybody's wonderful. and that's the way it is. including contributions. they ask me for contributions -- >> so, you were full of [ bleep ] when you said -- >> jimmy kimmel joining our political team. tom llamas with us live. and tom, is this debate going to happen? >> reporter: david, it is a steep price tag, but tonight, the sanders campaign saying tv networks are already reaching out to them and they're having back channel communications with the trump campaign. senator sanders himself says if it does happen, they're going to have to rent out the biggest stadium here in california. david? >> all
front. tom, thank you. in the meantime, we turn to hillary clinton, reacting tonight after that harsh report from the state department about her private e-mail server. our team also asking clinton today what some of her supporters have been asking. after donald trump's attacks, is clinton fighting back hard enough? here's what she told us. abc's cecilia vega on the campaign trail, as well. >> reporter: tonight, hillary clinton on the defensive, after that scathing state department report about her e-mails. speaking with abc's liz kreutz. >> can you say today that you did not break the rules? >> you know, this report makes clear that personal e-mail use was the practice for other secretaries of state. but it was still a mistake. and as i've said many times, if i could go back, i would do it differently. >> reporter: clinton now has her cites set on one man -- >> the best way to reassure ourselves and the rest of the world is to make sure that donald trump, this loose
never gets close to the white house. >> reporter: but tonight, questions about whether clinton is ready to battle a rival like trump. >> some of your supporters would say that you have to fight back a little harder against donald trump. that his attacks against you and your husband are left unanswered. >> i'm going to run a campaign about the american people. he can run his campaign any way he wishes, but i'm going to stay focused on what matters to voters. >> reporter: and she's getting help. in japan, president obama saying world leaders are worried about a possible trump presidency. >> they are not sure how seriously to take some of his pronouncements. but they're rattled by it. >> reporter: ambassador caroline kennedy telling abc news -- allies tell her they are concerned about a president trump. and tonight, donald trump is shrugging off president obama's claim that some world leaders are rattled by the prospect that he would win the oval office, saying that in business, sometimes when you rattle
bad thing. david? >> cecilia vega with us again tonight. cecilia, thank you. we're going to move on now to a mid-air scare involving two american fighter jets. their f-18 superhornets colliding off the coast of north carolina. the coast guard and commercial fishermen pulling all four crew members out of the water. abc's chief global ail fairs correspondent martha raddatz tonight on the training mission gone wrong. >> reporter: the coast guard flew two of the naval aviators to the hospital within hours of the jets colliding. the other two, who had been picked up by a passing fishing boat, arriving an hour later. the two jets were flying 24 miles off of cape hatteras, a training mission, likely flying in tight formation, like these air force jets, just a few feet separating them. it is not clear what parts of the ear plain airplanes hit, but even wingtips striking could bring the plane down, saying former f-18 pilot steve ganyard.
aircraft is very dynamic and there's very little room for error. but first rule is, don't run into the other guy. >> reporter: the jets are a total loss, which means about $140 million at the bottom of the ocean. but of course, david, we are all grateful the pilots and crew survived. david? >> that's for sure. all right, martha raddatz tonight, thank you. back here at home, the sex scandal rocking an american campus. baylor university today apologizing for blocking alleged sex assault victims from coming forward. the school today saying it will fire its football coach, after numerous assault allegations against players. a law firm investigating the claims says the program did not report cases. the university also demoting president ken star. his name may sound familiar. star investigated then president bill clinton during the monica lewinsky scandal. now, to a major head call headline tonight involving your health. the new superbug scare here in the u.s. a powerful bacteria making its way to the u.s. for the first time, and resistant to an
last-ditch resort. abc's linsey davis. >> reporter: it's what doctors have dreaded. a strain of bacteria so resistant that the toughest antibiotics can't kill it. and tonight, it's almost here. the cdc is sounding the alarm. a woman in pennsylvania has become infected with a bug this country has never seen before. >> the more we look at drug resistance, the more concerned we are. >> reporter: overuse of antibiotics has bred superbugs, resistant trains. 2 million infections in 2013 alone. even worse, 23,000 of those infections are fatal. this is the first strain ever found to be resistant to colistin, an old drug of last resort, rarely used because of its harsh side effects. >> the medicine cabinet is empty for some patients. it is the end of the road for antibiotics unless we act urgently. >> so, he says act urgently. linsey davis with us now. and we reported on
kind of conversation should you have with your doctor after this? >> reporter: right. don't ask your doctor for an antibiotic. you don't always need one. if your doctor prescribes it for you. take it for the entire course, even if you start feeling better after a day or two. >> linsey davis with us tonight. thank you. and, memorial day weekend almost here. 34 million americans are expected to be on the road, beginning tomorrow. the average price of gas now at 2 wnt $33 a gallon. abc's chief business correspondent rebecca jarvis on what to expect at the pump this weekend. rebecca? >> reporter: david, pump prices have been rising now for 15 straight days. but that national average is still 40 cents cheaper than this time last year. making this her more y'all day weekend the cheapest for gasoline in a decade. so, who's got it the best? well, the gulf states, including mississippi, louisiana and texas are paying some of the lowest prices in the nation for gas. and even in california, where prices are the highest in the country, a gallon of gas is still $1 lower than
and while that $2 a gallon gas is furmly in the rear view mirror at this point, the experts tell me we can expect prices below $2.40 in the coming weeks. david? >> rebecca, thank you so much. and there is still much more ahead on "world news tonight" this thursday. the breaking developments involving the mother of the so-called affluenza teen. the family tried to blame a drunk driving crash that killed four on his privileged upbringing, that he didn't understand what he had done. and then fleeing to mexico. tonight, word coming in. new charges the mother is now facing. the frightening confrontation. strangers at her door. the text messages a daughter sent her mother, and the moment the people that broke in ground her. and take a look at this. incredible pictures coming in. this is boston harbor. a construction site. and if you can see right there, suddenly, the discovery. the new clues coming in tonight.
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dorchester flats. sometime in the mid to late 1800s. >> reporter: that ship from a time back when boston harbor looked more like this. >> no other ship wrecks of this size or scale have ever been found, especially on existing ground. maybe one of the only ones oo s do in my lifetime. >> reporter: they have found a barrel lid that once carried lime, used to make mortar and plaster for construction. here, the ship's hum. and just today, this fork, offering new clues. it's from the 1800s, found right next to a stack of burned dishes in the ship wreck. taking us back to a time long ago, right there in boston harbor. history revealed. thanks for watching tonight. i'm david muir. we leave you with this. more than 1,000 soldiers in arlington national cemetery today, honoring each grave marker with an
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