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this morning on "world news now," president trump trying to close the deal. >> but the republican health care bill gets put on the back burner. the fast track to a vote this week falls through even after the president made a direct pitch to senators. so can he turn the tide of republicans gros republicans opposing the bill? and panic under ground. smoke filling tunnels and subway stations, passengers evacuated through the dark haze. highlighting the need for improved transportation infrastructure across the country. and later, the contestant on "the bachelor in paradise" is speaking out, telling his side of the story. while he describes the night in question as the wildest of his life, the producers say his
co-star was too drunk to done sent. and if you can't judge a book by its cover, how about a magazine? the trump organization hung framed "time" magazines with trump on the cover. only problem, trump wasn't on the cover that week. this is "world news now." >> it's easy. you ask the graphics department. i'm sure they can pop it up there. how would you like to be kate winslet, yes, i've made it to the cover of "time" magazine, and you go to a trump club and -- we'll start this half hour with gop leadership trying to keep their health care bill afloat after a stunning revolt. >> it is now delayed until after the fourth of july recess. opposition is growing with nine republican
the legislation designed to repeal and replace obamacare. >> it comes after president trump invited all 52 republican senators to the white house to discuss the bill. mary bruce has more. >> reporter: senate republicans headed to the white house, leaving behind any hope of passing hey, th passing health care this week. >> clearly, there's a little more negotiation to do in getting to 50. >> reporter: heads hung low in the room with the president. >> this will be great if we get it done. and if we don't get it done, it's just going to be something that we're not going to like, and that's okay, and i understand that very well. >> reporter: a disappointing end to a day that began with optimism from republican leaders. >> i expect to have the support to get it done, and yes, we will vote this week. >> reporter: but it became increasingly clear the votes weren't there. is there anything he can say to change your mind? >> good morning. >> reporter: i take that as a no comment? >> i don't have any
>> reporter: not heching republican leaders, the grim outlook from the congressional budget office. 15 million more uninsured next we're alone. >> we refuse to be honest, and i would say courageous enough to point out that all these things that sound nice have very serious unintended consequences. >> reporter: republicans could afford to lose just two votes, but there are now nine gop senators who say they cannot support this bill. moderates, because it cuts too deep. conservatives because it doesn't cut enough. >> this is not just abstract numbers. these are real people. >> reporter: outside the capitol, democrats tried to put a face to the bill, holding pictures of americans they say will suffer. while inside, the vice president arrives to rally republican support. the president's chief of staff and press secretary
too. but their all-out push fails to do the trick. >> we will not be on the bill this week. but we're still working toward getting at least 50 people in a comfortable place. >> reporter: the republican leader is optimistic that they can still get this done, but opponents of the bill want fundamental changes, not just tweaks. they will now use the fourth of july recess to work on a new version of the bill but could face harsh push back from constituents back home, something they were hoping to avoid. mary brur mary bruce, capitol hill. an attorney for roger stone says that stone has been malined and looks forward to setting the record straight. he appeared to predict john podesta would be targeted weeks before wick pkileaks posted his hacked
any collusion with russia. sean spicer says if mr. assad conduct the another mass murder attack using chemical weapons, he and his military will pay a heavy price. nikki haley says that was meant for a wider audience. >> the goal at this point is not just to send assad a message but to send russia and iran a message, that if this happens again, we are putting you on notice. >> a new video shows basheer al-assad climbing into a cockpit of a plane. a russian official calls the white house's statement a provocation. dozens are recovering from injuries after a subway train went offer the tracks toward the end of the morning rush hour in upper manhattan.
in the dark tunnels with smoke from a fire that was ignited by sparks from the derailment. the transit authority says the cause appears to be an extra piece of rail on the tracks. >> the train bucked forward, bucked backward, and in the process of doing that, two of the cars derailed. they scraped the side of the wall. >> the derailment not only damaged the cars but the track, the tunnel walls and signals. that said, the transit system hopes to restore normal service this morning. we're learning new details about a malicious seekcyber att. ukraine and russia appear hardest hit, but it spread quickly, to hospitals in pennsylvania, merck pharmaceutical and nabisco. cyber security experts believe they may have found a kill switch for the swoft weaoftware they're still trying to activate it.
it has been hit with a fine of $2.7 billion. the eu says it favors its own shopping. the european action is unlikely to affect how google operates in the u.s. there's a controversial new monument on the grounds of the arkansas state capital building. inscribed are the ten commandments. the aclu and others say think will sue. they say it is an unconstitutional endorsement of religion. supporters say it honors the role that the commandments have held in u.s. law. an agency in charge of u.s. border security says between four and app eigeight companies get contracts for prototypes for the wall. and a
have pictures removed. >> this is hanging in at least five trump clubs, a "time" cover. that's not what ran on that date. >> so you see the fake has a photo of the future president and celebrates the success of the president. but the real cover has kate winslet on the kover. >> that's fake news. >> some are pointing out that the border is too thin. the bar code came from another photo shopped version of "time" magazine. >> ooh! >> talk about fake news. >> i forgot to tell you about when we posed for this. "time" j
want to grace you with an award, but first, will you pose for this cover? >> the sad thing is i kind of agree. that is the greatest. gosh, he's so dashing and handsome. >> he could make it on the cover of other magazines, i'm sure. coming up, a principle bets every kid in her school $100. >> but first, the star of abc's "bachelor in paradise", fighting accusations of misconduct, describing the encounter with his co-star as a hot and heavy hookup. we have orange fingers, because cheetos has a contest and we're in. and no fake "time" magazine covers, just the real stuff. ♪ there's nothing more important than your health. so if you're on medicare or will be soon,
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utah officials say the nation's largest wildfire has scorched 78 square miles. one lawmaker says that lawsuits from environmentalists have kept dead trees from being removed. an independent review found that the protocol to report abuse were confusing and the culture emphasized performance. usa gymnastic coaches and a doctor allegedly sexually abused underage girls. and bill cosby says he is not going to hold a sexual
series of town hall meetings, and now it appears that the forums are on hold as cosby and his legal team focus on his sexual assault retrial. the man at the heart of the controversy surrounding "bachelor in paradise", demario jackson, is breaking his silence on what he says really happened during filming. >> he is addressing allegation of sexual misconduct. >> every man's biggest fear. no man wants to be attached to that. that ruins you for life. >> reporter: it's the ongoing saga for demario jackson, speaking out about the scandal on "bachelor in paradise as." this upcoming season was going to feature a fan favorite, corinne, and demario jackson. it was during a taping for bachelor in
jackson and yolympios hit troubled waters. an investigation was prompted into sexual misconduct after a producer filed a complaint against the show. jackson explains what happened that night. >> the first conversation was at the bar, we started having a little bit more fun, had a few drinks. things got wild, because it was more of like, her being like the aggressor. which was like sexy. that night was probably the wildest night of my entire life. i mean, we went for it. >> reporter: tonight jackson going further about how he said race helped to fuel the controversy. >> the minute release this black man's face and this white girl's face. before either of us commented on it i was already a rapist and excuse my french, [ bleep ], a monkey, and she's a whore and an slut. for me, it was again, back to the human race,
>> reporter: allegations by the producer that 24 reyear old olympios was too drunk to concept at the time. -- consent at the time. we suspended filming so the al facials cou algation could be investigated. just because did happened on a reality show doesn't change any of the rules that apply. either there was wrongdoing or there wasn't wrongdoing. the only difference here is you may have all of it on tape. >> reporter: but last week, warner bros. said they would resume production on "bachelor in paradise", saying our internal investigation conducted with the assistance of an outside law firm has been completed. the tape does not support any charge of miscond
member, nor does it show that the safety of any cast member wasna jeopardy. >> it's critical to remember that it was a producer on the show who alleged wrongdoing. the real question for me is there something eyewitnesses can testify to that is not on that tape. >> reporter: jackson says he's not mad at olympios and is unsure who to blame. >> i would like to ask her, what really happened? there's so many different angles. >> reporter: byron pitts. first a principle is putting her money where her mouth is, challenges her students to step away from their phones. you're watching "world news now." because your carpet never stops working there's resolve carpet care. with five times more benefits than vacuuming alone... it lifts more dirt, pet hair and removes odours.
♪ ♪ i can make you put your phone down ♪ >> oh, i see. >> a little erica badu for us? >> does she sing about anything other than making us put our phone down? >> very soothing. what may not be so soothing for some students is figuring out whether to take on this new challenge. a school principal is giving her students a new summer assignment.
day every week. >> it could cost her big bucks, but she says it's worth every cent. here's jessie palmer. >> reporter: diana smith knows that devices and social media can wreak havoc on teens. >> i really want the kids not mindlessly grabbing for the phone but thinking about whether or not the phone is going to be their source of entertainment. >> reporter: so she decided to find a way to motivate her students to disconnect from screens and kent with liconnect with a challenge. >> they go without any device, without any screens for the 11 tuesdays of the summer. if they do that, i will give them $100. >> reporter: yep, you heard that right. she promised cold, hard cash out of her own pocket to each eighth and ninth grader who can go 11 tuesdays without a phone, tablet or
that could be a $16,000 payout. nicolas who spends four to six hours a day online says he's thinking stra thinking strategies on how to stay off. >> giving my phone to my parents. >> reporter: and what he'll do with that tech-free time. >> go running, ride my bike or exercise. >> reporter: his mom is thrilled about the challenge and is planning to go tech-free on tuesdays herself. >> i think it's awesome that he will be able to look up and see what's going on around him, be present in the moment. >> reporter: the principal is hoping a new habit once a week will lead to something more. >> i'm hoping it will be disrupting enough to get them to think about, gee, maybe i like who i was on tuesday and i want to be like that on wednesday and thursday too. >> reporter: jesse palmer. >> that's the worst idea ever. >> it doesn't seem that hard. >> you're awful.
♪ we're back with the "mix", on this wednesday, and facebook has hit a milestone. can you believe it? some 2 billion users. >> dun, dun, dun, dun! >> the first time ever for facebook hitting that marker or any website for that matter. >> who has the most out of those 2 billion users? who has the most followers? >> i'm sure they're 90-year-olds. >> who has the most followers? >> i'm glad you mentioned it. some woman named christine ronaldo. >> candace? >> she's pretty. i like the highlights. she has the most likes. i don't think, i think it's pronounced
>> cristiano ronaldo has the most likes on facebook, out of 2 million users, number one, kind of like his ranking in soccer. >> french soccer player? >> number one. moving on, shall we? >> yeah, we should probably. >> cheetos is giving everyone an opportunity to win some money. all you have to do is find some funky-looking cheetos. so it's the strangest cheat owe shape contest. go through your cheetos and find some that look like funny shapes, and cheetos has an entire museum dedicated to all this. so we thought we would play along. >> they all look alike. >> that looks like a squirrel is what chi kno what cheetos is saying. >> i see
>> this one looks like a wishbone or a cactus. >> this looks like the one we showed on television. >> it's a squirrel. >> shall we wishbone it? >> eat that! >> it only works if we both pull on the same one. oh, i won, i got the stem. i got distracted. >> that's the worst game ever. >> i don't think we're going to win this contest. >> a tribute to the best dog out there, jake, the dog, the diamond dog claims to be the best damn dog in professional baseball. >> jake is claiming this? >> he's for the ft. wayne, indiana minor league team, he gives them water. cute little retriever, even picks up bats. >> sticking with the cuteness, onto a little boy who decided he was a little hot, thought it would be fun to play with the garden hose. all fun and games
this morning on "world news now," the global ransom ware attack. crippling businesses around the world. workers told they couldn't log on. what security experts are saying about the source. plus new developments in the death of a teenager, why police officers have now been indicted. we'll have the latest. and new this hour, the airline flight delayed by a coin toss. >> a woman explains why she threw a bunch of coins into the engine just as she was boarding. and it was an action packed "bachelorette", as they left lee in norway and headed to denmark. it proves that love is a battlefield, with a battle for rachel's heart. our chief analyst is back.