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this friday, june 10th, making news in america, president obama saying, i'm with her. officially backing hillary clinton and another major endorsement for clinton. elizabeth warren what issing donald trump. >> he is a loud,s thatty, thin-skinned fraud. he will never be president of the united states. >> plus, the twitter war between the presumptive nominees. a massive manhunt is underway. authorities just released the alleged gunman's identity and that teenager is now on the run. >> remembering the greatest. muhammad ali laid to rest today. where the legend started his boxing career. we're live in louisville. and get ready for late night laughs. president obama opens up to jimmy fallon talking about his
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doesn't do. good friday morning to you all and start with the developments in the presidential race. some high-profile democrats are throwing their support behind hillary clinton. >> yeah, they're taking a cue from beyonce and getting in formation this morning. last night in washington vice president biden and massachusetts senator elizabeth warren both officially backed clinton. they not only offered their endorsements, they went right after donald trump. it's "your voice, your vote." abc's megan hughes is in washington with the details. good morning, megan. >> reporter: good morning, kendis and diane. we learn that the president next week will actually be on the ground campaigning with hillary clinton in wisconsin. just another sign that the party is lining up behind their presumptive nominee. president obama coming off the sidelines releasing a video endorsement for his former secretary of state and one-time rival hillary clinton. >> i'm with her. i am fired up. and i canno
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there and campaign for hillary. >> reporter: the video released shortly after the president met with bernie sanders at the white house. the president calling the vermont senator a patriot. >> i know some say these primaries have somehow left the democratic party more divided. well, you know, they said that eight years ago, as well. >> reporter: sanders campaigning in d.c. thursday night and vowing to stay in till tuesday, the final primary. >> here we are in mid-june and we're still standing. >> reporter: but sanders dropped his stump speech hits on clinton and says he'll work with her in the near future to defeat donald trump. senator elizabeth warren also getting behind clinton. >> donald trump is a loud, nasty, shin-skinned fraud who has never risked anything for anyone and who serves no one but himself. [ cheers and applause ] and that is just one of the many reasons he will never be president of the united states. [ cheers and applause ]
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>> reporter: on the republican side donald trump meeting with donors in new york. he's now blaming political correctness for the uproar over his comments about the mexican ancestry of a federal judge. house speaker paul ryan weighing in to abc's george stephanopoulos. >> that comment is beyond the pale. that's not political correctness. >> reporter: trump and clinton will be campaigning here in washington today. both will be speaking around midday. kendis, diane. >> yeah, and clinton and the president will be in wisconsin next wednesday, megan. thank you. president obama's endorsement of clinton has sparked something of a twitter war as well. after trump tweeted, quote, he wants four more years of obama but nobody else does. clinton tweeted this. delete your account. keeping it simple but that is now her most shared tweet ever with more than 370,000 retweets. >> but get this in response reince priebus tweeting at hillary clinton, if anyone knows how to use a delete key, it's you. a reference, of course, to
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clinton's e-mail controversy. >> now to break news overnight. a tense situation in bourbon cincinnati. law enforcement officers looking for an armed 19-year-old who shot at least two people including a sheriff's deputy. the female deputy was responding to a domestic dispute call late last night. >> we got a call from a subject in the area. he says he saw a hispanic male with an ak-47. took a shot and possibly got a champagne colored lincoln town car. >> requesting immediate evs reference from gunshot to the abdomen. >> now, the deputy is conscious and alert. the other victim is also expected to survive. the area has been shut down while the search for the suspect continues and residents are being urged to stay indoors and will, of course, stay on top of this breaking story. overseas we've learned overnight that president obama is expanding the role of u.s. forces in afghanistan. he has approved more air strikes in addition to allowing u.s. troops to accompany conventional afghan troops and
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officials do stress this is not a blanket order to target the taliban. there's still about 10,000 u.s. troops in the country. libya is on the verge of a major victory against isis. the terror group is reportedly retreating from its stronghold city. the city is the most important isis base outside syria and iraq. it would be a major blow to isis. israel is temporarily barring all palestinians from entering the holy land. it follows the killing of four israelis in an outdoor tel aviv cafe earlier this week allegedly by two palestinian cousins. israel had already announced other restrictions on travel by palestinians. the new ban remains in effect until midnight sunday. today, by the way, is the first friday in the muslim holy month of ramadan. and today is the final farewell to one of the world's most famous muslim, boxing great, muhammad ali. >> thousands are expected to gather in his hometown today for a public memorial. president clinton is among the many high-profile speakers selected by ali himself.
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abc's elizabeth hur is in louisville with the latest. elizabeth. >> reporter: good morning to you. yes, it is inside this arena behind me where the thousands will gather to pay their final respects. now, you do need a ticket to get inside and we are told all 15,000 made available were gone in 25 minutes. >> all: ali, ali. >> reporter: for the everyday fans and the famous. >> everybody is coming together from all walks of life. >> reporter: this is what muhammad ali himself envisioned. ♪ >> reporter: a sendoff over two days bringing people of all races and religions under one roof beginning with this traditional muslim prayer service. this man named muhammad ali traveled from bangladesh risking his own life and putting a vital surgery on hold for his hero. >> if i die visiting funeral and if i die at the same time at my funeral with his
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the luckiest. >> reporter: and it was this type of devotion that moved and inspired ali, the champ in planning this day. there will be a procession through his hometown. then a public memorial with celebrities and dignitaries speaking including bill clinton and billy crystal. a final gift from the greatest to his beloved fans and friends. now, the city together with the ali family also arranged to have that ceremony livestreamed outside. this after learning scalpers were trying to sell those tickets that were given away for free. diane and kendis. >> all right, elizabeth hur live for us in louisville, elizabeth, thank you. well, still ahead more evacuations as a raging wildfire grows overnight. and tearful reunion as a mother sees her son for the first time since he was abducted more than 20 years ago. >> amazing. plus, stranded. riders at an amusement park stuck hundreds of feet in the air.
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a raging wildfire in arizona is growing and forcing more evacuations. 9 blaze in yarnell near prescott consumed 1300 acres of brush and grass and destroyed three unoccupied structures. the fire is believed to be human caused. just three years ago you may recall another fire near yarnell killed 19 elite firefighters. three people are dead after their small plane crash near houston's hobby airport. the plane coming from oklahoma missed multiple landing attempts. for eight agonizing minutes the controller tries to help the pilot land. but on the final attempt the plane was just too high. that pilot, a mother of six, was taking her husband and br
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sick father. an investigation is now under way. and congress is moving to rescue puerto rico's debt stricken government and the house voted to allow them to restructure their $72 billion debt in return for federal oversight of puerto rico's government. the bill had bipartisan support but still needs senate approval. a $2 billion payout on puerto rico's bonds is due in just three weeks. when it comes to eating mexican food apparently designers are opting away from chipotle. a survey finds mow's is now the most popular brand in that specialty. well, after a rough year with food safety problems, chipotle fell from first to fifth. mow's is known for a wide selection of ingredients for build your own menu items. >> now i want a burrito. >> i'm starving. as britain celebrates queen elizabeth's 90th birthday this weekend we're seeing new royal portraits. the queen with her husband prince philip. it was taken by photographer annie liebowitz just after easter. the quees
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in april but it's always celebrated in june and by the way today's also prince philip's 95th birthday. >> so it's birthday but they're celebrating hers. >> way was in april. >> makes sense. when we come back, vice president joe biden now weighing in on the stanford sex assault writing an emotional letter to the victim. home alone with a baby on the way. a mom delivers her own daughter. hear the dramatic 911 call. do you often consume fruit, fruit juices, coffee or soda? acids in everyday foods and drinks may weaken and erode your tooth enamel over time. damaged or lost enamel can lead to yellow, dull and thinning teeth. that's why there's pronamel and pronamel for kids. designed to strengthen enamel and help protect against acids in your diet. start protecting your enamel, with pronamel. the #1 dentist-recommended brand for strengthening
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the remnants of tropical storm colin may be out to sea but central and south florida are still in for a good soaking. that means there is a threat of flooding in urban and low-lying areas and may be strong winds and waterspouts. that means drivers in florida and much of the gulf coast should watch out for flooding. flooded roads are also likely in the upper midwest and near the great lakes. just beware, wet roads in new mexico, the rockies and the northwest. and if you're flying, delays are most likely at airports in minneapolis and miami. let's get to the latest on the stanford sex assault case which has generated so much outrage. we have learned that the former student athlete convicted in the case brock turner has reportedly been branned for life by usa swimming. >> and petitions demanding the recall of the judge in the case are being delivered to a california judicial review commission. that judge has been
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for giving turner a six-month sentence which was much less than the guidelines. >> vice president joe biden is lending support to the victim in the case releasing an open letter to the woman the vice presidt writing, i do not know your name but your words are forever seared in my soul. >> and a driver from battle creek, michigan, charged with five counts of murder following the horrific hit-and-run crash earlier this week. charles pickett jr. did not appear in court but the prosecutor says he'll be arraigned when medically able. he is charged with driving his pickup truck into a group of cyclists tuesday night. five were killed. >> scary moments at an amusement park in charlotte after the power were out stranded on three rides for more than an hour. among the rides affected was a rotating swing ride. that's called the wind seeker that is the tallest in the park. everyone was eventually lowered to the ground manually. in california, a mother, son reunited after 1 years apart. maria had not seen her son since he was 18 months
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his father in 1995. she immediately reported that he was missing and the investigation has been active ever since. steve hernandez now 22 was eventually found in mexico on thursday, mother and son were finally able to embrace. >> now to another mother. this one in texas who has a pretty remarkable birth story to tell. she delivered her own baby. alison marquardt was home alone when she suddenly went into labor. she called 911 when she realized no one was going to arrive in time to help her out. the operator talking her through it all until this. >> oh, he's out. >> he is out? >> yes. >> okay. okay. >> is the baby crying or breathing? s>> yes. [ baby crying ] >> very good. i hear that. >> i was a little freaked out but there wasn't different i could have done. >> nope. the whole thing by the way took about ten minutes. and little augustine now four
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and now some sports. fans were up late or if they were late to last night's game five of the stanley cup final in pittsburgh they missed quite a bit. take a look. the penguins and sharks scored four goals in over five minutes, the fastest opening four-goal sequence in stanley cup final history. san jose scored their go ahead late in the first, making it 3-2 and then there was this empty netter. the sharks still alive. final score, 4-2. game six sunday in san jose. win or go home. and this was the scene in paris early this morning as the french capital gets ready for the start of the european soccer championship. last night it was a whole different thing as about 90,000 people gathered for a concert at the foot of the eiffel tower. >> now, security is tight for the month-long event which takes place all across france. especially following the european terror attacks. now, the
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match is today. romania facing the home team, france. the final, sunday jewel 10th and that's when the french will face somebody else. >> kendis is rooting for the french in case you can tell. portugal plays tuesday. and it's portugal day so everybody should have to root for portugal. >> everybody roots for portugal. president obama cracking jokes talking about his very low-tech smartphone. plus, meeting his match. justin bieber picks a fight with the wrong person. >> ah.
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tonight show." first he slow jammed the news, the highlight of which was his dropping of the microphone. >> then the president sat down and told jimmy fallon that despite now having a smartphone, he's worried about being out of touch with technology. >> i get the thing and they're like, mr. president for security reasons, there's a great phone, state of the art but it doesn't take pictures. you can't text. the phone doesn't work. you know, you can't play your music on it. so basically it's like -- does your 3-year-old have one of those play phones? you know, it's got like -- >> that's what they gave the president. >> it has the stickers on it. >> i'm going to call minnie mouse. i'm going to call minnie mouse. minnie mouse, are you there. >> your imaginary friend. >> needs to get a boost wireless. it wasn't all laugh. the president talked about his daughter maly's high school graduation which is today. >> and has sunglasses in the event there are some presiden
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cover up. >> there will be many. it was throwback thursday on capitol hill yesterday as lawmakers and aides donned some seersucker when congress was literally filled with that in days before air conditioning? >> a lot would say it is nowadays. the tradition of seersucker thursday died out a few years ago but a senator from louisiana made it back. it keeps you cool and doesn't need ironing. >> i like that. >> they're all coordinated. very nice. well, it wasn't the golden state warriors that got the beatdown in cleveland earlier this week. so did our good friend, the biebs. justin bieber mixed it up outside his cleveland hotel after game three of the nba final. >> video obtained by tmz says it started with a shoving match twice his size and he launched a flurry of punches and his opponent then slams him to the ground. now, it's not known what started the fight. but police were not
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another save by the glass at the zoo. this woman in russia is posing outside the tiger enclosure. she just takes a peek then behind and you can guess what happens next. >> oh. the only thing that saved her from the tiger is the glass. >> you'll remember this moment from japan. the little boy outside the enclosure. he makes a move and the lion charges. again, the only thing that saves him is the pane of glass. >> the kid gets a good little scare. turns around and keeps his cool. >> this is an epidemic. >> continuing coverage of this throughout the week. >> you can't turn your back on the big cat. you can't do it. more news coming up after this.
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remains low. highs: 79-84 winds: nw 5-10 mph tonight: partly cloudy. milder. humidity increasing. lows: 60-65 winds: s 5 mph saturday: hot and humid. partly cloudy with an isolated late afternoon thunderstorm, mainly north. highs: 89-94 winds: w 5-10 mph beltway @ colesville -- 95 in stafford
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breaking overnight-- police are looking for the gunman breaking overnight-- police are looking for the gunman responsible for a fatal shooting just a few hours ago. abc7 was on the scene shortly after midnight in the 900 block of varney street in southeast. police say a man was found there suffering from a gunshot wound, and he died before making it to the hospital. no arrests have been made, and police have re
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information about what lead to the shooting. developing right now we are learning more about the accident that claimed the lives of three local high school students this week. a preliminary police report found that the ford pick-up jacob dennis was driving crossed the center line and hit a tree. jacob, patrick shifflett and cary greene all died. they were all juniors at clarksburg high school -- and had just left a party. police call the accident tragic. police say jacob dennis was cited for speeding in november. and cary greene had crashed the truck he was driving into a tree last october. investigators believe speed and inexperience were factors in this crash. today-- an alexandria man is back behind bars-- facing terrorism charges. mohamad khweis appeared in federal court yesterday to face charges of providing material support to the
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to the u-s from iraq -- where kurdish forces had captured him in march. prosecutors say khweis traveled from the u-s to syria -- where he underwent religious training with isis -- and even said he was willing to become a suicide bomber. his lawyers say he then became disillusioned, and fled from the terror group. in the day ahead. the first family will be front an center as malia obama graduates high school. the elder obama daughter attends the sidwell friends school in northwest, and plans on attending harvard for college. president obama says he refused an invitation from the school to speak at the ceremony because he is going to be wearing dark glasses and crying. it's xx and we're just getting started. a big shakeup in the race for the white house.
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the president is off the sidelines and ready to hit the campaign trail. how the rest of the field is reacting. and a brazen attack on a metro rider, in the middle of the morning rush hour. police now asking for the public's help to find the culprit. the details coming up. good morning washington. today: partly cloudy. warm, but humidity remains low. highs: 79-84 winds: nw 5-10 mph tonight: partly cloudy. milder. humidity increasing. lows: 60-65


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