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good morning on a monday. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm diane ma say toe. here's some of the stories we're following on "world news now." a man drove on to the sidewalk filled with pedestrians who had just left a mosque. investigators are looking into whether this is a terrorist attack. we're live in london ahead. an american fighter jet has shot down a syrian warplane. the coalition said it was self-defense after the jet bombed u.s. forces fighting in northern syria. portugal is trying to battle its worst wildfires in history. they've killed more than 60 people. the fire is sparked by a heat wave and tinder conditions.
jury charared curer in is ho the middle east. hose those are some of our top stories on this monday, june 19th. we say good morning, everybody. we're going to start with the breaking news from london. a large van plowing into pedestrians near a mosque in the north of the capital city. this video shot right after the incident took place. the man with the ripped shirt was taken into custody. you see there. two other people possibly involved somehow got away. >> that's right. emergency responders performed cpr on victims at the scene. one person was killed and several others j s injured. >> the mayor of london is being blunt about this. he's calling it a terrorist attack. abc's molly hunter was there, as well.
she's brack at our entrepreneur a beauro. >> reporter: we arrived two hours after the attack. and the way it went down according to eyewitnesss. after prayers at the mosque, there was a group of people surrounding a man on the ground. it was unclear if he had a heart attack. so he was on the ground. when the white van careened around the corner and turned on a one-way street, and accelerated, there was a crowd of people waiting. this attacker knew who he was targeting. he knew that hundred of people would be outside of that mosque. and hundreds of muslims would be outside that mosque at that time. diane and kendis, the important part about the mayor's statement is two things. he calls it a terrorist attack and a deliberate attack. and every eyewitness on the ground completely agreed with both. there's no doubt who this attacker was targeting. he was a ter
targeted us. it was fascinating being there. and the anger is still really he'ded this morning. diane and kendis? >> we know police are on the scenes. combing that whole area. what is the next step in the investigation? >> reporter: what's interesting is that police is not confirming that additional people were in that van. every eyewitness said there were three man in that van. one driver. we've seen video of that arrest. and two other guys, apparently got out within seconds as the van turned. police will try to figure out who the other person was. and also, because they have this guy in custody, now, they can ask him questions and interrogate him. figuring out what the motive was, who it was. the other thing about this attack is it happened in under a minute. every eyewitness said it happened in a flash. trying to figure out how this guy knew exactly where to go, who he was. there's a lot of unanswered questions this morning. >> unusual there were so many
london. apparently this guy might have known they might be there. molly hunter at our london bureau, thank you. president trump and his legal team are sending mixed messages into the allegations of russian meddling and obstruction. >> the president returned from camp david after his attorneys denied he was under investigation. that's denies the president's own twee that suggests otherwise. david wright has more. >> reporter: the president, back from camp david. is gerding himself for another week of battle. his first tweet, defiant. the make america great again agenda is doing very well, despite the distraction of the witch hunt, he suggested. but on the sunday shows, that so-called distraction took center stage. >> he is infuriated, by this
>> newt gingrich and the president would like us to shut it down before it's under way. and we're closer to the beginning of the investigation than we are to the end. >> reporter: the president's lawyer, making the rounds, was at pains to correct the record about a presidential tweet that appears to confirm he's facing an obstruction of justice investigation, after his decision to fire fbi director james comey. >> the president is not and has not been under investigation. >> how to you know? >> we received no notice of investigation. >> reporter: and trump's over tweet would seem to suggest otherwise. quote, i'm being investigated for firing the fbi director by the man who told me to fire the fbi director. witch hunt. today, trump's lawyer appeared to be unable to clear up the confusion. >> now, he's being investigated by the department of justice. >> you've said he is being investigated after saying -- >> no. >> you just said, sir -- you just said he's being investigated. >> i do not appreciate you putting words in my mouth when i've been crystal clear that the president is
been under investigation. i don't think i can be any clearer than that. >> you don't know he's not under investigation. >> you right, chris. i can't read the mind of the special prosecutor. >> reporter: the president may move to fire the special counsel and/or his bosses at the justice department. marco rubio insisted the investigation should run its course. >> this is going to move forward. we're going to get the full truth out there. and i repeat, i believe that is the best thing that can happen for the president and this administration. >> reporter: david wright, abc news, washington. the bodies of all seven sailors killed aboard the "uss fitzgerald" have been recovered and identified. the destroyer returned to its japanese port with the help of tugboats after colliding with a cargo ship three-times its size. many of the sailors were asleep at the time of the crash and the water flood their sleeping kwaerts. two investigations are under way to get to the
happened. bill cosby's sexual assault trial may be heading for round two. the judge declared a mistrial after a jury of 12 remained deadlocked. the district attorney announced plans to retry the 79-year-old comedian, even as defense attorneys expressed relief. >> 52 hours of having 12 strangers deliberate on your fate has to be a strain the likes of which i can't imagine. >> we're going to retry the case. i said it in court. there was no pause or hesitation about that. and we're moving forward. >> as for the next jury selection, all the media attention around this trial is likely going to make a fair and partial jury a challenge. 16 connecticut communities have avoided jail time following a frat party. there's a chance that the incident may be wiped from their records
>> reporter: six fraternity brother brothers without a jail sentence after a fellow student died at a par party. >> reporter: they ran over after attending an offcampus party. her blood alcohol was more than three-times the legal limit. the brothers faced alcohol-related charges because their names were on the lease for the fraternity house. >> it's clear that not only did they not know the decedent. they had never met her or given her alcohol and played no part in her death. >> reporter: police say there was underaged drinking at the party. but one witness saying polly showed up with a water bottle filled with wine. the judge sentencing the six to two years of special rehabilitation. >> it's about sending a message, holding people accountable and recognize when you give someone alcohol,
consequen consequences. >> reporter: if they complete the probation programs the records will be cleared. eva pilgrim, abc news, new york. a colorado doctor is leading the movement to pan the sale of smartphones two and for children under 13 years of age. tim farnham, is trying to get a proposed law on the ballot next year. once kids get smartphones they become reclusive and lose interest in outside activities. june is national lobster month. good news for seafood lovers. bad news for the lobsters. >> unless you are a 132-year-old crustacean by the name of louis. >> hey, louis. >> he used to call a long island clam bar home. and somebody wanted to pay 1,000 bucks to eat him. the bar's owner couldn't bring himself to boil louis. >> he shouldn't. he asked a local
he was released into the sea. and as soon as he was released, he was eaten by a shark. tragic incident. >> he wasn't. he is a 22-pound lobster. that's bigger than most people's dog. >> that can feed an entire family of six. >> he survived this long. are you really going to boil him up? >> imagine how he would taste. >> go free, louie. go free. go forth, louie. >> magnificent. it's the coffee lover's diet. it promises to change your coffee and your life. the newest hazard for everyone, hitting the highway for the summer road trip. wrongway drivers. first, a look at today's temperatures.
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head-on collision caught on camera. sonny malick's dash camera rolling when the driver ahead of him swerves to avoid a wrongway driver, who heads into malick, sending him spinning across this utah highway. incredibly no one was killed. >> it's hard to think about. >> reporter: every year, wrong-way crashes kill people. >> not only are they drunk. but profoundly drunk. more than twice the average. >> reporter: watch what happens with this school bus in oklahoma, carrying 40 children. this police officer slamming his own car to stop a wrong-way driver in tennessee. in texas and california, high-tech signs with flashing l.e.d. lights and sensors, detect wrong-way drivers. the driver spots the flashing lights and turn around. in ohio, they're adding wrongway lights closer to the ground.
wrong-way drivers. police say if you do see a wrong-way driver on the other side of the highway, call 911 and start flashing the high beams and honking your horn, anything to alert other drivers. phillip mena, los angeles. >> the gps sent me to an off-ra off-ramp. both people were going like this. i was able to make a u-turn and get out. >> a frightening ordeal for in folks. we'll talk about coffee and the diet, next. es it's bio:renew a blend of sea kelp, aloe and antioxidants that help bring your hair back to life. new herbal essences. let life in.
dr. bob arnot is here, with his new book, "the coffee lover's diet." dr. arnot, everyone is going to want to hear this one, especially on this shift. how did you come to find this out? you didn't always think this. >> i was doing stories on why coffee is so terrible for you. the risk of cancer. but there was a giant study in "the new england journal of medicine," number one journal in the world, 5 million years of consumer drinking coffee, there was a 15% decrease in all caused deaths, accidents, heart disease, infectious disease for women and 10% for men. there's nothing that does that, making coffee the ultimate superfood. >> how did they know that coffee was the thing? >> they've done hundreds of trials on it. they figured out what is so good about it, a polly
it's the same thing that makes fresh fruits, vegetables, red wine and green tea healthy. the most with the polyphenol has a 30% decrease in death. a fantastic story. >> can we ignore the studies that coffee is bad for us? >> ignore them. gone, finished. >> not all coffee is created equal. which one is good for you and which is bad for you? >> what i did was to source thousands of coffee beans from all over the planet. we took them to an analytical laboratory. we found amazing differences. what we found is those coffees grown extremely high altitude, like 7,000 feet in kenya, where they're challenged by cold and rain and what not, they have to be strong. they have the most polyphenols. and that makes them so incredibly healthy.
number two is the roast. the more you roast it, the more you destroy the polyphenols and the good things. if the bean is roasted lightly enough, it gives you all of the health benefits and tremendous taste. so, a lot of americans, one-third of them, they like burnt kofcoffee. burnt where it is black and oily. they put cream and sugar in it. but the light roasts have spectacular flavors. honey, care mamel. chocolate. >> do you need all that sugar if you're roasting it in a lighter way? >> zero. that's the treat about coffee, if you learn to enjoy the great ones, they have phenomenal taste and aromas that are unbelievably good for you. probably the best single thing you do for yourself on any given day. >> do you have to get your coffee from exotic? >> pretty exotic. >> oh, man. >> we have looked at grocery store coffees to figure out which are the best.
number one. it was dunkin' donuts. >> really? >> i was shocked. >> that's good news. that's one of the few i like. what about the caffeine? isn't that bad for us? >> that's a good question. it depends on if you're a fast or slow processor. 55% of the population can have a coffee at 11:00 at night and out at 11:15. >> if i have one after 11:00 in the morning, i have a s.w.a.t. team on my tail. if you're a slow processor, you shouldn't have one or two cups a day of the caffeinated. the good news is that dec decaffeinated coffees can have just as many polyphenols, if it's a high-quality decaf. but coffee should be the greatest indulgence in life. if you're already doing it, just change to a better -- >> do it the right way. that's the best thing you can do in any given day. >> for these and other coffee tips, check out our website. dr. arnot, thank you for being on. thank you for
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after 189 days. >> 189. that's crazy. >> bye, ari. >> reporter: ari left the hospital and went home. >> hi, ari. >> hi. >> reporter: ari's dad wrote his son is one of the rare to live unbelievably. this father's day they celebrated that on the golf course. gloria riviera, abc news, washington. >> so much enthusiasm. >> where are they going to put it? >> are they going to poke me? the red sox got wind of all this and asked him to join them in a v.i.p. box to watch the team. >> he's a big sox fan. happy feat's day to ari and dad.
breaking news this morning on "world news now," a crowd run over by a van in london. >> the deadly incident being investigated as terrorism after at least ten people were plowed into, as worshipers were leaving a neighborhood mosque. was there an attack of retaliation against a muslim community. also, a syrian regime warplane was shot down by a u.s. fighter jet. we'll break down the impact as world powers jockey for position in the country. and parts of portugal wi wildfires take the residents. a massive flame taking over a highway, trapping people in their cars. and flying free forever? an airline gave one passenger
they had to accomplish one simple but crucial task. can you guess what that was? we'll tell you, coming up, on this monday, june 19th. we say good morning to you on this monday. we're going to get straight to the breaking news out of london. a van driven on to a sidewalk in north london, running down pedestrians near a mosque. >> one person was killed. several other people who were leaving that mosque after prayers were injured. police have abrearrested a 48-year-old man. he's being treated at the hospital. and two other people may be connected with that incident but got away. >> we look at the scene. like many that we've seen in london lately, you see the technicians are there. several hours after that incident. you will remember the deadly terror attack just two weeks ago. attackers driving a van on to the pedestrian bridge on london bridge and attacking with knives. witnesses who saw this
incident describe a scene of chaos. >> he basically drove on the pavement, coming straight towards all of the muslims. as he's coming to them, he hit all of them. and i think one of them died. >> one of them died straight away. >> and the rest are in bad condition. >> can you give me -- how many people do you see lying injured on the floor? >> about seven, eight. >> they were seriously injured? >> seriously injured. >> and prime minister theresa may says this is a terrorist attack. but a muslim group says it is terrorism, calling it the most violent form of islamaphobia that brittons have faced recently. >> and the mayor of london called it a horrific terrorist attack. one that is being investigated at this hour. >> a potential terror attack. they're investigating it. there has been backlash from people in the community saying this is terrorism. >> exactly.
also want to move to another breaking story. escalating tensions in syria. for the first time a u.s. fighter jet has shot down a syrian warplane. the syrian jet was targeted after it attacked u.s.-backed forces. the coalition is focused on fighting the islamic state. but it will not hesitate to defend its forces. >> the syrian military says its pilot was killed. steve ganyard has more on the possible impact. >> for the first time in almost 20 years, a u.s. aircraft has shot down another manned aircraft. in the skies over syria, the u.s. watched as the syrian jet bombed the u.s.-backed positions. they got on the hotline to the russians and said, stop it. the syrian jet continued to attack the positions. and after, the navy pilot was cleared to fire an air-to-air missile and knock
aircraft. we saw president trump made a clear message with the tomahawk strike. the u.s. has been pushed by the russians and the syrians for a long time in the air space over syria. hopefully this will calm things down. but it's up to mr. putin. the ball is in his court. he could escalate it to a point where it becomes a direct confrontation between u.s. and russian forces. >> when you think about that incident think about this one that took place in syria. this time from iran. retaliating for the deadly isis attacks on the parliament and a shine earlier this month. the iranian revolutionary guard fired several ground-to-ground missiles. many terrorists were killed and the weapons destroyed. iran is a strong supporter of syria's president, and rarely launches direct attacks inside syria. so, you had two different countries going on the offense in syria over the weekend. and at least two people have be k
in the capital city of mali, at a resort popular with westerners. officials say the attackers took hostages but 30 people managed to escape. there's no claim of responsibility for the attack. it comes one week after the u.s. state department warned of possible attacks in mali's capital. navy dhooifrs have recovered the bodies of seven sailors, that died when a cargo ship collided with japan. they've been identified as dakota rigsby from virginia. shingo douglas. ngoc strong huynh. noe hernandez. carlos sibayan. xavier martin from maryland. gary rehm. the cargo ship slammed into the warship around 2:00 in the morning. u.s. military officials are vowing to figure out what happened.
especially the japanese. but we will -- we'll get those answers. >> the impact knocked sailors out of their bunks and water flooded the sleeping quarters. you can see, extensive damage to the ship. some sailors kept diving to save their shipmates, while others saved the ship from sinking. a major disaster in portugal where wildfires have killed 60 people. the flames so intense, the government is making an uh gerg appeal for help. richard cantu, has the latest. >> reporter: all through the night, the deadly forest fires raging out of control. the wall of flames outpacing more than 1,000 firefighters, struggling desperately to contain them. the flames whipped by fierce wind. when i saw the wind it looked like a storm and fireworks, said this woman. and i told my husband, this is the end of the world. and
thought they would outrun the blaze. instead of an escape route, this road became a highway to hell, residents trapped. >> the wind was just extraordinary. i've never experienced anything like it. >> reporter: more than 60 killed so far. this drone video shows how some drove into a death trap. at least 30 bodies found inside the burnt out shells of cars resembling a charred junk yard. the result, anguish. and officials expect that death toll to climb. frustrating first responders, thick clouds of smoke and haze reducing visibility to near-zero. reinforcements are on the way to aid what portugal's prime minister is calling the biggest tragedy in decades. lightning creating tinderbox conditions. the government has declared three days of mourning. richard cantu, abc news, new york.
scorching much of the southwest. heat warnings are posted from phoenix to las vegas, up into sacramento, with heat advisories for surrounding areas, including l.a. into tomorrow. yesterday, the temperature inside death valley national park reached 124 degrees. and phoenix is expected to hit 120 degrees tomorrow. the highest temperature ever recorded there is just 122. two degrees shy of the record expected. severe weather threat that brought flooding to parts of the midwest and the south is moving to the east coast. north carolina up into maine, including d.c., philly, new york, corridor, would see severe thunderstorms, with wind gusts, large hail and flash flooding. flash flood watches have been posted for portions of the northeast, as well. a teenager accused of stealing merchandise from his boss' home has his job back. but there's a catch. >> mark anthony boil avoided a britain jump suit by putting on a d
his boss would not press charges if doyle stood near a freeway with that pink t-shirt, the cartoon shorts and a floppy hat. >> the texas teen had to hold up a sign saying what he did. doyle said it beats being locked up. >> it's embarrassing. but i will learn from this. >> i'm teaching him a lesson. and other than just firing him, everybody said they would fire him. what good is that going to do? >> that's a nice touch, too. >> nancy sin gne gnat tra would those. his mom said he's a good kid. this is his chance to prove it. >> doyle gets to keep his job. he is taking a pay cut now. >> there's a little catch, as well. do you think pink is his color? zmr >> it's working for him. >> i like it. >> this boss took him in. let him live with him for a while. trying to help him get back on his feet. this is part of the process, it seem
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tweeted, i am being investigated for firing the fbi director by the man who told me to fire the fbi director. witch hunt. but one of the president's outside attorneys made his rounds on the sunday morning news programs, attempting to clarify the president's words. >> now, he's being investigated by the department of justice. >> you said he is being investigated after saying -- >> no. >> you just said, sir -- you just said he's being investigated. >> i do not appreciate you putting words in my mouth, when aye been crystal clear that the president is not and has not been under investigation. >> you don't know he's not under investigation again, sir. >> i cannot read the -- you're right, chris. i can't read the mind of the special prosecutor. >> we're in agreement. >> agreed on something, finally. the president and his family spent the weekend at camp david for the first time. look at
>> i would want to capture that for instagram. >> does he realize he can ride that at any time. >> good for you. enjoy. last week's attack on republicans at a baseball game in virginia, is putting a view of our country. >> martha raddatz is getting a sense of how president trump's supporters are feeling in tum t tumultuous times. >> reporter: gettysburg, pennsylvania, is a charming, welcoming team, bordered by the vast fields that bear the scars of blood and battle. tourists flock here, many from solid trump country, reflecting on where the country is today. >> here, we stand in gettysburg, a place where brothers fought. families were divided. i see that same thing happening in america today. it concerns me greatly. i think we've lost our heart. >> reporter: jim is a pastor from idaho, wrapping up
cross-country trip with his friend, gary, retired from a career in law enforcement. both men voted for donald trump. jim is having sect thoughts. if the election were held today, would you vote for trump? >> i would vote for pence. i don't know. it's hard. >> reporter: gary has an opposite reaction. >> i've actually grown more to support trump just because of the extreme stuff that comes out against him. you know? it was so over the top with some of the coverage on, you know, major network. i'm a stubborn person. that made me want to support him more. >> reporter: but it was the pastor's views that seemed to echo along the streets here. >> i voted for donald trump. >> reporter: are you happy with the job he's done as president? >> it's my -- my opinion of him keeps going down every day. >> reporter: most of those we talked to aren't playing particularly close attention to the latest twists and turns i
don't agree about the significance of what they are tracking. >> there may be some smoke where there's fire. i will be very surprised if they come up with anything, certainly any kind of impeach type movement. >> reporter: but everyone we spoke to visiting gettysburg, including nicole from new york, showed real concern about where the divisiveness in the country will lead. >> i think it's very sad. i think it's very sad. i feel like that's part of what our country has been built on, people being able to have a difference in opinions. >> our thanks to martha raddatz in gettysburg. coming up in the next half hour, the big, breaking news over the weekend. the queen has given birth to twins. but why haven't we seen pictures yet? >> hmm. first, it was a full weekend of sports from the u.s. open to lebron james crashing a kids party. we have it all, coming up next.h the minute you wash it? new pantene. the first shampoo with active pro-v nutrient blends
that was the final score. the game was part of a warm-up tournament being played in russia ahead of next summer's world cup. >> you made it. nice. very nice. >> will not win the world cup. >> you're on, mr. >> all right. over to golf now. for the third year in a row, an american has won the u.s. open. brooks koepka was tied for the lead with six holes. >> then, a birdie putt on three-straight holes, and late when the putt on the 18th went in. he secured the open title by four strokes, as 16 under was the lowest ever. all 31 players finished under par. >> you know what the announcer said? >> what? >> hole. >> another outstanding performance on sunday came from nolan arenado of the colorado rockies. his three-run walkoff home run against the giants, n
the game, it completed arenado's cycle. he tripled in the first, singled in the fourth, doubled in the sixth and that walkoff. arenado is the fifth player in major league history to complete a cycle with a game-ending home run. >> arenado. having too much fun with this one. 4 o one of the most decorated players in women's basketball has reached another milestone. diana taurasi topped the hot spot. and kobe bryant was this the crowd to give her a standing ovation. taurasi has 7,941 points in her career. millions of people think lebron james is pretty cool. but his son must think he's awesome. >> look at what happened when dad decided to crash his birthday party. lebron dunked on some of the kids playing basketball. and he capped things off with
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ving well. ♪ big news over the weekend was about a certain birth that took place. >> oh. >> yeah. but this one didn't have anything to do with beyonce and jay z. it was a birth that took place at 35,000 feet on jet airways. premature labor. they decided to divert the flight. but here's a good thing. mom and baby are fine. and jet air is like, you did something that no one has done before. we're going to give that kid free airline travel for life on jet airways. >> what? >> yeah. >> that's the key. >> going into premature labor onboard at 35,000 feet. >> noted. you think the pregnant women will try to fly jet airways
>> come on. >> 8 1/2 months. let's go, baby. >> induce it right now. on to a father who on this father's day or day after, anyway, is showing how innovative dads can be. he lost his son's lunchbox. we haven't figured out how that happened. his wife sent him on a megs to buy him a new lunchbox. and dad decided this tool kit was more efficient and dheeper. >> that's pretty neat. >> cheerios. nuts. nuts. nuts. chocolate. straw thingys. >> what's that for? >> go for the jack daniels. >> jack daniels in the kid's lunchbox. mom was annoyed. you bought him a tool kit? now she's totally down. this
kit. we know where regular milk comes from, right? >> cows. >> where does brown milk come from? >> brown milk? chocolate milk? you want to start over? >> i think the social -- >> you're trying to tell a joke and you ruin the punch line by saying the wrong thing? >> the socially acceptable word is colored milk. where does chocolate milk come from? >> i don't know, kendis, where? >> 7% of american adults think that chocolate milk comes from brown cows. that's where i was going with it. brown cows. we all know they come from -- >> that makes sense. >> flawless. >> swiss miss. >> yeah. i nailed that one. that was great. >> you know that's not how you're supposed to make hot chocolate, right? the key to hot chocolate is hot. >> people don't know it's not hot. >> i know a man who
breaking news this morning, on "world news now," possible terror attack on muslims in london. a van running over a crowd of people leaving a mosque. witnesses telling abc, one of the suspects yelled they wanted to kill all muslims. our reporter, live on the scene. we're learning new details about a deadly collision between a u.s. naval vessel and a cargo ship, including the identities of the sailors killed. and the strange maneuver that cargo ship made right before impact. and new this after hour, a pair of deadly incidents in the water this weekend. >> how the accidents involved underwater electric charges and are raising alarms for swimmers in pools and alongside boat docks. and the royal baby watch is over. the beehive buzzing all weekend about the birth of beyonce and
we'll get into everything we do and don't know in "the skinny." it is monday, june 19th. good morning, everyone. we're going to start with the breaking news, coming from london. that van, mowing down pedestrians as they walk down a street near a mosque in north london. >> the van hit a crowd of people who had just finished their nighttime prayers. at least one person died at the scene. several others injured. a 48-year-old man arrested at the scene, as well. two other alleged attackers got away. >> and that video, pretty dramatic. as you can see, people were -- authorities were working on one of the victims at the time. london's mayor is calling this incident a horrific terrorist attack. britain's prime minister will chair an emergency meeting later this morning. witnesses were shocked by what they saw. >> i heard it. and i saw the people flying out. one went under and one to the
side. everyone was flying. and the guy got out of the van saying, we're muslim and i want to kill all muslims. >> he said that? >> he said that. >> abc's molly hunter conducted those witness interviews. she joins us from the scene. what are you learning? >> reporter: we're right here outside of a mosque. we're up the street because there's a police cordon we can't get past. we've been speaking with everyone for the last couple hours who are still here. many of whom who witnessed the attack and just remained around. tensions are running high and everyone is really angry. a couple things. they were happy to hear that the mayor called this a horrific terrorist attack. every eyewitness said over and over again, this is a terrorist attack. we have to call it for what it was. it was targeted against this group of muslims. they knew at this time -- the attacker knew at this time,
muslims would be coming out of the two mosques in the area, after finishing the nighttime prayers. and that van turned down the one-way street, plowed down the street, knowing who he was killing. that's what everyone is talking about this morning. >> molly, there are conflicting reports about how many people were inside the van. one person is under arrest. what are you hearing about other possible suspects? >> reporter: everyone here has said, and everyone who saw the attack unfold said there were three people in the van and two people were able to roll out, escape, runaway. officials aren't saying that other people are under investigation. every person here definitively said there were three people. and everyone can describe the main attacker, the driver's face, very, very well. his arrest was incredibly dramatic. he got out of the car. and as you heard in that clip, and he said, where are the muslims? i want to kill the muslims, according to one of the eyewitnesses we spoke with. the attack was super chaotic. policemen got him. he was pinned down and taken away. this happened in about a minute.
we're still waiting for official confirmation from police about whether they're chasing these two other alleged tackers. >> molly, on another note, any idea how two men get away in such a large crowd? >> reporter: all i can say is the chaos was a fast-moving event. it was so confusing. what happened is we learned from people is there was a big group of people outside of the mosque. an older man had gone down on the ground with some sort of heart problem. people thought he might have had a heart attack. by the time the van turned the corner and accelerated into the crowd of people, there was a crowd around this man on the ground. there were enough people around, it's unclear what point those people -- if they were two people, jumped out and which direction they ran. but there's quite a bit of nervousness, too, in this community. that maybe two people that wanted to hurt this community are still out there. >> a community there in north london on-edge this morning. molly hunter is joining us. molly, thank you. we're going to keep our
focus overseas and to the middle east, where a u.s. fighter jet has shot down a syrian warplane, apparently killing the lone pilot onboard. >> the pentagon confirmed that shootdown, saying it happened after the battle isis in the northern part of the country. they are not seeking to fight the syrian regime or russia but vowing to defend its forces against any threat. >> iran retaliated for the isis attacks on the parliament and a shine earlier this month. iran's revolutionary guard fired ground-to-ground missiles at isis fighters in eastern syria yesterday. and they claimed many terrorists were killed. iran is a strong supporter of the syrian regime and rarely launches direct attacks into syria. to the deadly collision off of the japanese coast. the bodies of seven sailors from "the uss fitzgerald" have been recovered. >> a massive cargo ship slammed into the destroyer in the middle of the night. on saturday, sending water gushing into their sleeping quarters
only in their 20s. they've been identified as dakota rigsby from virginia. shingo douglas from california. ngoc strong huynh from connecticut. noe hernandez from texas. carlos sibayan of california. xavier martin from maryland. gary rehm from ohio. here's abc's matt gutman. >> reporter: the horrifying final moments for the sailors on the "uss fitzgerald." the destroyer t-boned in the middle of the night. immediately flooding the cramped compartment where the crew sleeps. >> the water flow was tremendous. there wasn't a lot of time in the spaces that were open to the sea. >> reporter: the navy announcing that seven sailors have been found. >> they had to fight the ship to keep it above the surface. so, it was traumatic. >> reporter: dakota rigsby, his local fire department asking for thoughts and prayers.
escape, his mother telling abc news, when the ship was nearly torn in half. he was one of hundreds scrambling to keep the sea water from sinking the ship. the navy will launch two investigations into what happened just outside tokyo harbor. >> we're going to cooperate with all of the stakeholders in this, especially the japanese. but we will get those answers. >> reporter: multiple maritime trackers show the acx crystal cargo ship, making a giant u-turn 25 minutes before colliding with the fitzgerald. no response from the ship's owners, after making requests about that sharp turn. the company saying it's cooperating with the investigation. the navy saying there were watchmen on patrol as the 30,000-ton container ship's bow smashed into crew living quarters. a sailor that spent years on the
"fitzgerald" told me, in addition to officers that monitor the bridge, the ship has tactical watch officers, their job is to watch the radar round the clock, making this collision all the more mystifying. matt gutman, abc news, los geles. two electric shock drowning deaths in two different states are now under investigation this morning. the first was on friday in western lake erie. 19-year-old evan curry of ohio died after jumping into the water to save the family's dog. the family's boat was docked and plugged into the shore. it is believed that some of the current seeped from the wires into the water. >> the wife that was on the boat, saw her two sons struggling and her husband struggling. she pulled out the shore plug that was connected to the boat and the electric current in the water stopped. >> on a separate incident, on saturday night, an 11-year-old girl in new jersey was electrocuted in a lagoon behind her home. police say kayla was in an inflatable
when the two of them touched a metal rail. the other girls weren't injured. several states have called for circuit breakers to be placed near bodies of waters and pools to try to solve this problem. tensions between u.s. and russia this morning over cuba. you recall president trump rolled back obama-era policies by tightening restrictions on travel and commerce between u.s. and cuba. it also recalled some of the anti-american actions by the cuba regime. russia is criticizing trump's move, saying his words are returning us to the forgotten rhetoric of the cold war. rhode island's teacher of the year made a bold decision at the last second to really strike a pose with president trump in the oval office. >> during a visit to the white house, openly gay niko giannopoulos, wearing a rainbow lapel, pulled out a black lace fan just before the camera snapped a picture of him and president trump and mrs. trump. >> he said
at first an aide asked him to put the fan away. but he said the president complimented him on good style. he asked the president if it was okay to pose with the fan? president trump said, sure. knock yourself out. >> he goes everywhere with this fan. >> a good look. see the jacket, too. >> you have to coordinate. coming up, a special election in georgia, heading towards a photo finish with both sides spending big. what will the results mean for the upcoming midterms? coming up on "the skinny," crazy in love. beyonce and jay z and the rest of the world welcome their twins to the universe. plus, we'll see how some famous dads celebrated father's day. first, a look at today's forecast. ♪ 's forecast. ♪ whoooo.
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spending his 97th birthday taking a walk on the external platform of toronto's cn tower. harry is the oldest person to take the stroll. it's his second time doing it. he walked the platform when he was a young one, five years ago, on his 92nd birthday. >> the cn tower has a glass floor, as well. i guess he decided it wasn't daring enough. >> that's for the 80-year-olds. >> happy birthday to you. now, to the heated special election in georgia's sixth congressional district. voters go to the polls as the candidates are in a virtual tie. >> yeah, it's turned into the most expensive race in the history of the house. here's abc's kenneth moton. >> reporter: the final push in the most expensive congressional race in history. the tight battle in the sixth district, seen as an indicator
democrat jon ossoff ahead of tuesday's special election. >> we appreciate everything you have done for us. >> reporter: against republican karen handel. the two neck and neck in the traditional gop stronghold. this weekend, getting help from big political names. john lewis for ossoff. for handel, tom price who resigned the seat to become trump's health and human services secretary. >> we have to have a crazy high turnout at the election on tuesday for karen handel. >> reporter: the two parties spending about $40 million on the race, which turned ugly this weekend. this disturbing ad, capitalizing on the mass shooting at a gop baseball practice. >> now, the unhinged left is endorsing and applauding shooting republicans. when will it stop? it won't if jon ossoff wins on tuesday. >> reporter: the alleged gunman denounced the gop candidate in a facebook post before the attack. handel's spokeswoman calling the ad disturbing and disgusting.
demanding it be pulled before tuesday's election. kenneth moton, abc news, new york. >> our thanks to kenneth. when we come back, the birth heard around the world or something like that. another rock star is headed to broadway. "the skinny" is next. left untreated mucus can build up causing further problems. treat mucus buildup early with #1 doctor recommended mucinex 12 hour. the bi-layer tablet immediately releases to thin and loosen excess mucus and lasts for 12 hours. learn more at mucinex.com treat excess mucus with mucinex 12 hour and enjoy living well.
♪ skinny so skinny ♪ are you nervous? >> am i nervous? >> i am so nervous for this "skinny." >> why? >> it's the most important "skinny" that we have delivered all year. arguably, the most important "skinny" in the 25-year history of this show. the most anticipated birth. the birth of a nation. the birth of new destiny's children. >> i don't feel like you played this up enough. really. the buildup. >> beyonce has given birth.
yeah. >> jack was anticipating it. welcomed their twins last week. but the birth was kept quiet because you know how you people be. there were some minor reported issues. >> yeah. we don't know -- go ahead. >> go ahead. we hope they're good. >> you want to take this whole story? >> all right. if you insist. we don't know the sex of the twins yet. but beyonce's father tweeted this message, wishing the grand babies well, as we do. the internet went nuts over the news. one person tweeting this celebration, that's not from "seinfeld." that's me in my apartment. the twins are here. >> a great gif. another person said, this is not a drill. beyonce's twins are here, everybody. >> this is not a drill. no, no, no, no, no.
it was like -- i had plans over the weekend. i found out saturday they had given birth. i just stayed home and monitored twitter the entire time. >> just -- all plans canceled? >> all plans canceled. yeah. >> what did you find out for us, from all that internet monitoring? >> i found out she gave birth to two people. >> that's usually how twins work. you know the gender of the babies? >> we don't know the gender. >> do you know the names of the babies? do you know when the babies are coming home? >> the pressure. >> you keep working on that investigative journalism. >> me and brian ross on it. jay z wasn't the only dad having a special father's day. >> he spread around love with bail for fathers who couldn't afford it. jay z said it was for those who can't afford the due process that our democracy promises them. >> pretty cool this weekend. so much going on in his own life he took timeout to think about other people. another dad, five-time super bo
son to china to throw around the pigskin on the great wall. >> as you do. that's awesome. the kid's getting tall. >> and madonna celebrated father's day because she said she's the mom and the dad. >> all right. >> there's a lot of -- >> seizing both holidays. >> there's a lot of moms who feel that way. the boss is broadway bound. bruce springsteen will make his debut in the fall with an eight-week run. he'll be reliving his "glory days" in a paired-down version of his stadium show. >> sources say he wants to play to a smaller, more intimate crowd. the shows are expected to start up in november. the big question, when will tickets go on sale? nobody knows. >> all right. from a rock god to a movie god. chris hemsworth, who plays thor in the marvel universe, is pretty buff. not sure if you're aware. he looks good without his shirt on. >> i heard something about it. yeah. >> he's a great actor. a great athlete. turns out he's also an awesome surfer. check out this video. >> wow.
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♪ all right. we're back with our inbox. and a follow-up. last week, we asked you for your thoughts on what really is a pressing question that is dividing america. men wearing shorts in the workplace. >> is it okay or not okay? we showed you some examples of some men wearing shorts in the workplace. there's our producer, matt nelco. we can't forget kendis' romphim outfit. we asked if it's okay for guys to wear shorts at work. the results were mixed, actually. we'll start with grace, who said, it would be too distracting for the female employees. >> oh, grace. you wouldn't find it distracting y
offices. no. hi. >> what are you wearing? >> white t-shirt. white t-shirt. >> i didn't mean that. what's going on over here? >> i'm freeing the knee. why be restricted? free the knee. pull it up. pull it up. join the movement. of one. >> first, the romphim. and now this. >> and now this. >> you have your little fashion surprises. >> it's not a surprise. it's a day that ends with why? >> i wish we zoomed out there. the best part was your socks. they were on full display. >> the socks were coordinated, accidentally, by the way. john said, if a guy can't wear shorts to work, can he wear a kilt? >> talk about distractions. okay. nice and cool, right?
>> air conditioning. >> larry says, you can wear shorts to work if you play in the nba. >> that's a good point. >> well played, larry. >> well played. kelly said, as long as they are lace shorts. dirty. i like the way you think. >> do you have a pair of those? >> lace shorts? >> you didn't decide to wear those? >> those are standard, aren't they? don't all men wear lace boxers? >> they look like a doily almost. >> more air conditioning. jack, are you onboard with in movement? >> no. >> do you have pants on right now? >> yes, i do. >> prove it. >> i would be scared. >> thank the lord. >> free the knee. >> thought we were going to have a little bit of a moment there. >> free the knee. free the knee. >> right here.
making news in america this morning, breaking overnight, terror attack in london. this time muslims targeted. a van barreling through a group leaving a mosque, the suspect under arrest and new details from witnesses on the scene in a live report. the search for answers following a deadly crash at sea. a u.s. navy destroyer and a cargo ship collide. overnight we're learning the victims' identities as the investigations get under way. severe storms moving east. flash flooding advisory already posted. where the threat is this morning and the extreme heat in the west reaching 120 degrees in major cities. and he's not panhandling, not protesting either. we'll show you the unusual punishment for a teen accused of stealing from his boss.