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thank you for fixing things with kirsten. oh, trav, i died for you. the phrase is actually "i'd die for you." no, no. i literally died for you. the zetas think i drowned scuba diving off key largo. that's actually my candlelight vigil. (women crying) are you tearing up? (voice breaking) it's sad. i was a really great girl. (normal voice) i can't believe missy's not crying. you were always a bitch, missy! (gasps) oh!
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he called it the magic eraser. it cleans like magic. even baked on dirt disappears right before your eyes. mr. clean's magic eraser oh this memorial day, president obama saluted american servicemen and women who died in battle. speaking to a crowd of about 5,000 people at arlington national cemetery he noted this is the first memorial day in some 14 years without u.s. forces involved in a major ground war. different memorial just outside of chicago now. veterans family members and friends dedicated a monument honoring gay, lesbian and transgender servicemen and women, the first federally approved monument on federal land honoring lgbt veterans dedicated in a grove in elwood illinois. >> and along the california coast, the company that owns the oil pipeline that ruptured says it plans to remove the broken pipe today and then once it's
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removed, investigators will examine it. >> the company downgrading the amount of oil that leaked. brandi hitt with more. >> reporter: these are the lives rescue teams are desperately trying to save. pelicans coated in oil. the dark toxic sludge covering a baby elephant seal's face. this sea lion died over the weekend. >> that's when the emotion starts to come in. >> reporter: it's believed up to 101,000 gallons of oil spilled from this ruptured pipeline last week. experts say injured wildlife swimming through the spill are now showing up as far as 50 miles away. >> we have more than 800 people working together to approach this response from the land sea, and air. >> reporter: volunteers are now being trained so they can join clean-up crews racing to remove oil from these once pristine beaches. >> my family has been all along this coast and always been on the ocean, you know. that's where i grew up. i'm here to get what i can do to
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put my effort out there and help everyone else out. >> time is running out of time. >> as protesters also hit the streets angry over the environmental disaster pipeline owner plains all-american says a preliminary report just in may shed light on what caused the rupture. >> we have identified four areas along the 901 line that we plan to investigate. >> reporter: even with additional volunteers now coming forward, there is so much oil washing ashore clean-up teams say it could be weeks before the beaches affected finally reopen. marci and t.j.? >> they're saying the earliest would be june 4th. so a week from thursday. >> so bad given what we thought. >> 4,000 fewer gallons of oil leaked. >> that's something. we'll take it. >> we'll take all we can get. coming up, gadgets to simplify your life. >> these might actually make you mad for not thinking of them yourself.
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homeowner to the clueless and the toolless. it also has a lot more than just hammers and nails. here with a review of some of the best new gadget ss. >> thank you. national hardware show that's not for me. it's for everybody. >> it's for everybody. >> you're going to want this stuff. for example, i am wearing my magnetic finger glove. >> all right. >> okay? so you are using a bolt. you can hold the nut with a little magnetic end. you want to pick up some mail you drop something under the refrigerator you just reach around there. if it's magnetic, you have it. >> just thinking of this? why didn't i think of this. >> that's a little magnetic finger. >> everybody needs to have that. >> this is another use of a magnet called reader rest. there's a magnet that goes behind your shirt. this clips on in front of your
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shirt. and it's a place to hang glasses. now, i put one on already so i didn't mess with the microphone. now when you lean forward, if it's in your pocket it falls on the floor. >> okay. that will hold. >> that will hold exactly. exactly. >> that's 2 for 2. why didn't i think of that. >> okay. flashlight. >> before we get -- these are fairly inexpensive. >> both around 11 bucks. >> all right. >> these things are more expensive. panther vision led lights all aluminum aircraft build. waterproof to three feet shock proof to nine feet. but three different lumens. this is 1,000 lumens. this is one bright flashlight. high and low. and a cree bolt bulbs get so hot at this intensity, this is a heat sink to get the heat away from the flashlight. >> they're still revolutionizing
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the flashlight. >> it can fit in a pocket. pretty neat. >> how long will the battery last? >> five in low, ten hours in high. okay? you know you use a flashlight for minutes, seconds at a time. this is neat called the up cart. there's not enough room to demo it here. i'm going to show you a little bit i shot at the hardware show. the upcart. >> patented design which allows it to go up and down stairs. yet still folds completely flat. when it hits an obstacle the cart simply pivots on an axel. also folds real simple. got a unique design. >> pretty neat. >> up and down the steps and a lot of people here in new york could use this. all over the country could use this. >> the 100-pound capacity rubber wheels, neat. the last little guy i love called the do hickey. >> the do hick key. >> i'll hand you one so you can see. like the ultimate skeleton key.
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you can hold that up. what it is it has a little saw blade down in there. the end is a screwdriver. this is the bottle opener. this is a nail file. it's all stain leads steel. >> you had me at bottle opener. >> okay. it's all stainless steel. goes on a key ring so you have a little too kit with you. i saw it on amazon for about six bucks. the company says yes you can take it on the airplane. >> if you don't like the skull, they have one as you can see with a little line design. >> always good stuff. who knew, the hardware show is not something initially that you think you would be interested in. >> suddenly you want everything. >> everything that was there. dick debartolo always good to see you. the giz whiz. for more information head to our facebook page wnnfans.com. you are watching "world news now."
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♪ shopping is an inescapable responsibility. some of us might do it a bit more than others. but there may be some very scientific reasons for it. >> science, all right. we've got new research shows that shopping gives our brains lots of sensations including a powerful high or says abc's mara schiavocampo. >> finding a good deal makes me really happy. >> reporter: what woman doesn't love to shop? but what if we told you shopping can give you the same pleasure as sex? >> i love this. >> to find out how that's
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possible we mounted a go pro on 30-year-old alex roberts. >> i'm excited to shop. >> to see what's going on inside her brain as she hits the stores. >> i love this. this is amazing. >> reporter: according to analysis provided by the facial tracking company in bezo she is on a shopping high. her eyes are wide and alert, mouth slightly open. these are all signs that the pleasure center in her brain is lighting up which experts at the university of michigan say is comparable to the joy felt after having sex. they were also surprised to learn something else. >> there's this pain that's associated withed spending. and to the best that we can tell, there seems to be this tradeoff weighing of pleasure versus pain. >> reporter: was that the case for alex. >> i needed that shirt. >> alex's quick tightening of the lips and scanning items indicate she's disappointed and feeling stress according to
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experts. >> the facial tracking results show a higher stress level, indicating she may have felt compelled to buy the clothes because they were cheap. retailers use dozens of tricks that lure customers to buy more. >> these stores are set up to set off your brain in the pleasure center. they're hitting something in our human behavior that gets you to want to buy. we call it you're buying yourself happy. >> but alex will says learning the science behind her shopping habits won't deter her from getting that fashion fix. mara schiavocampo abc news new york. >> it's not the same face you make. >> they said i look at her face and that's the same -- some pleasure center is being -- the same one as if she's having sex. i'm sorry to be making that reference on the show. i'm sorry. that was inappropriate. i'm so sorry, marci. what face is that?
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this morning on "world news now," killer storms. the tornado hitting the texas, mexico border and the catastrophic floods washing away homes and lives in texas. >> i'm standing in about eight inches of water in my living room. >> the heart breaking scenes and the latest threat today from accuweather. >> air scares. the telephoned threats on six international flights heading to the northeast. the precautions taken and the search for who's responsible. >> and later joe namath's brain injuries. how the hall of famer got hurt on the field years ago and his medical treatment today. >> it was a hard hit, and a gold flash, man. i never forget that. >> name math's winning spirit to help his doctors and others
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through innovative medicine. it's tuesday, may 26th. captions paid for by abc, inc. from abc news this is "world news now." >> good morning to you on this back to work tuesday. i'm marci gonzales in for reena ninan. >> back to work. >> sorry, everybodying >> some never left. >> yeah. i was working yesterday too. >> i know you were. good to have marci gonzales back with us. what was it, two weeks ago you were with us? >> something like that. i don't know. it's all a blur. you missed me. that's why i came back. >> where did you hear that. >> speculating. apparently i should check my sources. >> no, i did miss you. good to have you back. reena ninan was here yesterday. she's a little under the weather, she's going to be back. no need to worry. she's going to be just fine. good to have you stepping in so quickly. we've got wild weather. millions of folks are really getting hit by this stuff from the gulf of mexico to the midwest. deadly flooding going on and
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twisters, nasty, nasty twisters out there. at least 15 we're talking about. you're seeing some of the damage here that these things can do. one of these tornadoes a report a baby was ripped from the mother's arms. >> that tornado killed 13 people in mexico just a couple of miles from the texas border. and it flattened about 200 homes. >> and across texas, flash floods leaving six dead 12 missing, laning water from swollen rivers spilling into streets, homes and cars. coverage begins with abc's phillip mena. >> stay out of harm's way. save your life. >> governor greg abbott pleaded with tex tans to obey evacuation orders as he added 24 countries to his disaster declaration comparing the floodwaters to a tsunami. >> this is the highest flood we've ever had. in recorded history in the state of texas. >> reporter: raging waters fierce enough to toss around this suv like a toy. >> oh my god. oh my god. >> and demolish this concrete
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bridge. >> wow. >> an added danger from tornadoes. like this one than rampaged next door in a mexican town demolishing buildings, twisting this car around the hollowed shell of a home. in texas, hundreds of homes have been destroyed. >> the water line on the house is approximately 6 1/2, 7 feet. >> other homeowners trying to salvage what they can with the helping hands of neighbors. >> all these people here are from our churches and that he good sent. >> rescue teams are searching for the missing. and across the south, record rain. >> i'm standing in about 8 inches of water in my living room. >> reporter: with more rainfall in the forecast. phillip mena abc news wimberley, texas. >> all right. storms sweeping out of texas toward the east coast. it could impact tens of millions of americans. >> while this system threatens
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the midwest and the east another round is coming later this week. our coverage continues with accuweather's justin pavek. good morning, justin. >> thanks and good morning. the worst of the worst weather occurring over the deep south and also the western tennessee valley. that's later on this afternoon. hard hit cities such as austin and houston and dallas and oklahoma city you're not going to be so much in that area but we are very concerned about the western tennessee valley for additional flash flooding and some severe weather. not a very high risk for tornadoes but there will likely be damaging winds and also some large hail. spotty thunderstorms throughout the northeast. but it is going to be heating up. that's big story here. again later on today and wednesday, real feel temperatures into the mid and upper 90s and some of the worst of the weather back into the central plains late week. tj and marci, back to you. >> thank you. memorial day a fort lauderdale beach turned terrifying when a
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waterspout sent a bounce house fly. onlookers watched in horror as it first rolled and then you see it right there lifting into the air. three children were inside at the time. fortunately, they were tossed out before the bounce house went airborne. >> i dred it for the children that were on it. my heart sunk when i saw it go up into the air thinking of how many children got hurt. >> all three children were taken to the hospital. two were treated for minor fractures and released. the third is in stable condition and being held for observation. >> stay in florida. dangerous rip currents surging have become deadly now. three people died in separate incidents along the eastern coast. lifeguards rescued more than 500 people in the past 24 hours over the holiday weekend, those lifeguards report beach conditions this weekend are some of the worst they've seen in some 20 years. >> a settlement between the city of cleveland and the justice department may be announced
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today. federal investigators say there was a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by the cleveland police department. the deal follows the acquittal of michael brelo, a white police officer who jumped onto the hood of a car and fired 15 shots at a black couple inside. still under investigation, the police shooting death of 12-year-old tamir rice who was holding a toy gun. >> two military fighter jets forced to scramble yesterday escorting an air france flight to new york's kennedy airport after a bomb threat. it was one of six planes threatened. three involving flights at jfk and one at boston airport. tom llamas has the latest. >> tense moments at john f. kennedy airport. threats against three planes. emergency vehicles dispatched. passengers piling onto the tarmac. for air france flight 22 a dramatic end to what began as an ordinarily flight. the jet takes off from paris, three hours later, an anonymous threat phoned in to maryland
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state police. there is a bomb on the plane or a chemical weapon. two u.s. f-15 fighter jets are scrambled and escort the plane to new york. passengers on board suspecting nothing. >> the moment we landed i saw all the fire departments. and we said something must have happened. >> you see the police the federal agents. whoo. >> on the ground authorities radio into the pilot. >> do you have anyone ill or sick on the aircraft? >> no, nobody sick. >> with passengers collecting their luggage, the plane searched. no bombs on board. all clear. at least six phone twlets called in about planes around the country. four jets searched. nothing was found. authorities say phone threats happen all the time but the high number that happened today is unusual. tom llamas abc news no. >> a california grandmother is recovering this morning after being stranded for two weeks in the high desert. investigators say diana bidwell
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and her husband got lost after trying to take a short cut. riders in off-road vehicles found them on sunday. diana was still in the car dehydrated and weak. cecil though did not receive his body discovered nearby. their children now trying to cope with the tragedy. >> this is a very difficult time for them. so they're trying, you know to gather themselves together. >> the couple ate oranges and drank rain water after they were stranded. their car found under some trees and brush which made it impossible to see during aerial searches. >> the family members of b.b. king claim he was murdered. he died earlier this month at his home in las vegas. two of his daughters claim he was poisoned by his business manager and personal assistant. a lawyer representing the estate calls that ridiculous. las vegas police meanwhile say there will be no homicide investigation. >> the clothing giant pack sun
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pulled one of its t-shirts off the market on memorial day after shoppers found it to be offensive. it features an upside down american flag. one unhappy shopner alabama posted a photo on facebook and the controversy took off. monday afternoon, pac sun said they will no longer sell the shirt "out of respect for those who put their lives on the line for our country." >> animal versus vehicle, depending on the animal you would assume the vehicle would go win this confrontation. >> you would think so. >> but it doesn't always happen as we see here. >> definitely not this time. a guy in louisiana driving his truck through some high grass. but you can see that alligator not giving up, hanging in there. the guy keeps edging forward and then that. >> why is he messing with the al gator? why are you messing with an alligator. he rips the bumper right off. eventually let go of the thing. the guy picked up the bumper and took off.
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this is alligator one, truck, zero. >> the fact that the guy got out of the truck after this shows that maybe not thinking the way that we would. if i saw a gator attacking my truck, even if he ran off, i don't think i would get out of the vehicle anytime soon. >> why is he messing with the gator? why? >> completely. so that we could talk about it. that's why. >> we're talking about something else in just a bit in the mix". grandparents love bragging about grandkids. it's a lot of bragging when you've got 100 of them. >> football great joe namath. his memory problems today and his passion to help others. >> later memorial day observances across the country. unforgettable images from this day of honor. >> and remember to look or for our behind the scenes pictures on instagram, abcwnn. you're watching "world news now."
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all right. check this out. look closely. nba western conference finals. that is your nba mvp going aflying and landing on his back. his neck his head. yes, that's steve curry. he stayed down for quite some time. this was a scary, scary moment in the league no matter if you're a fan of the warriors or not. but he had to undergo tests. the nba has some strict positions now in terms of concussions. he passed that test.
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his team still lost but still lead in the western conference finals 3-1. it was a nasty, ugly fall. that's one of the biggest and brightest upcoming stars in the nba we see take a nasty fall. by all accounts he's okay. went back into the game. deja vu all over again for ray mcdonald. once again facing a domestic violence allegation and once again cut by an nef team. he was arrested yesterday for allegedly assaulting a woman in california. that woman, his ex-fiance who was holding a baby at the time of this incident. then he was quickly let go released by the chicago bears. he had only signed with the bears two months ago. chicago had given him a second chance after the 49ers released him after a series of incidents what they call a pattern of poor decision making in which he was accused of sexual assault, domestic violence. wasn't charged in those two cases but it was a part of all that nastiness around the ray rice incident in the nfl.
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ray mcdonald was a big part of the story line. he apparently sounds like blew another chance that chicago was willing to give him. >> we'll turn things a little more positive. a retired football player trying to make a difference when it comes to traumatic brain injuries. joe namath. >> broadway joe has helped open a research center looking into the injuries. he says experimental treatments are improving his memory. matt gutman is there. >> joe namath was good in the theater of football. famously guaranteeing a victory in super bowl iii and he was also good at taking hits. he still remembers some of the worst ones. >> it was a hard hit and a gold flash, man. i never forget that. >> did you know that you had had a concussion? >> no. absolutely not. >> all those hits took on new meaning for him after the suicides of football greats including junior seau. he says he suffered from forget.
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fulness so he had himself tested here at the jupiter medical center in florida where they diagnosed him with traumatic brain injury. >> here's the right temporal lobe. >> there's huge asymmetry in this one. >> like others he had bouts of the blues. >> did you ever think of suicide? >> i've thought about that but i don't plan on doing that. no. >> namath started hyperbaric oxygen treatments at jupiter. scientists know the oxygen which is compressed pure oxygen can he wounds by creating new blood vessels and improving circulation. doctors here hoped it would increase blood flow in the brain. doctors placed him in these pressurized glass tubes 20 times over a seven-month period. each time he breathed in 60 minutes of 100% pure oxygen. they found an improvement in the blood flow in his brain and in his cognitive ability. now jupiter has an early phase
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clinical trial looking at hyperbaric oxygen and brain injury at the newly named joe naming the into your logic research center. doctors note this had is uncharted territory in the prevention of brain diseases in athletes. >> joe may have increased blood flow in the brain. woo. >> the trial costs up to $0,000 per person. the hospital says it's raising funds to cover that cost and hopes it can replicate namath's results in others. but broadway joe says his memory has improved and counts on being around for a while. he guarantees it. matt gutman abc news miami. >> all right. we're honoring fallen heroes next.
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all right. yeah, yeah it was the unofficial start of summer but more importantly memorial day was a day of remembrance where americans honor the men and women who gave their lives for the freedom of this country. >> the tributes a solemn reminder of the sacrifice so many have made. here's abc's bob woodruff. >> as a day of celebration for the sacrifice of those who lost their lives in wars and conflicts across the country, pictures and prayers. a time and place to pause. and remember from visiting the graves of their loved ones to laying their hands on the names of family members. >> today is the first memorial day in 14 years that the united states is not engaged in a major ground wa are. >> yes not a ground war but there are still serving 3,050 in iraq 9800 in afghanistan and kabul. remembering the fallen. around the world, servicemen and women separated from their
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families, making homecoming so much sweeter. >> daddy. >> 9-year-old zolay shumacher sprinting across a school yard into the arms of her father and steven turner waiting to receive his high school diploma. his mother wait too long and then surprising him on stage. now, this is the intrepid aircraft carrier, now a museum and just one floor below, there is a wall filled with 76 names of those who lost their lives while they were assigned to the ship from world war ii through vietnam. and thousands of tourists have come here to respect those hose have lost their lives. bob woodruff abc news hew york. >> still get chills when i see that video of the graduation. love that. >> that was my first time seeing the shot of her waiting behind the scenes before going out. that was a cool pies. bob woodruff he's always great on those stories that has to do
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woolite darks. all right. topping the mix, always an excuse. any excuse to show this image again. o'dell beckham junior from the new york giants. do you remember that monday night game. >> some called it the greatest catch ever made. uses three fingers to pull that ball in. touch down. well he tries. someone tries to one up him. this is a high school football play. this kid is 16 years old. you like that, jack? >> this is marco wilson. he's 16 years old. from fort lauderdale florida. he's a corner back actually. but put this video online. a lot of players started doing this years back as a recruiting tool. try to give notice out there. okay. this wasn't in a game frankly. it's fun. it's cool impressive. we'll see if this gets him
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anywhere. he's good enough he has after yous already even before this impressive video. >> i wonder how many takes it took to get that shot. >> i thought i came from a big family. but these guys have me beat. a couple in illinois their 100th grandchild was just born. here they are with baby 100. leo and ruth. they kind of lost count how many grandkids they have. someone in the family was like wait a second number 100 for you. they have 12 children, 53 grandchildren. 46 great children. and a great, great grandson. >> so add it all up, it equals 100. >> the family's so big they have rent out a church hall for family gatherings. >> that's a heck of accomplishment. they'll be surrounded by a lot of loved ones as they get up in years. this is the latest internet
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craze. a new social media craze. what you're seeing here you're supposed to put a couple pence ises form a cross. you try to summon a demon called charlie. a bunch of kids are starting to do this online. look at these kids roll the videos and watch them get freaked out. >> are you here? senator [ oh god. it's real. it's real. >> are you here? >> oh my god. >> don't try to understand it. look who knows how this thing caught on. the pencil moved and means the demon is in the room if it moves to the yes or no. it's a pencil. >> are kids that bored? >> yes they are. >> whatever happened to the ouija board? i want to go outside and throw a football around. >> if you're going to do that
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the heart pounding scenes from the texas flood zone and a tornado hitting a border town. >> caught on camera. unprecedented violence in the middle of a sunny afternoon. cameras are rolling as bullets fly. what police want everyone to see what happened. >> tough love. hollywood veterans robert de niro reaching out to the college graduates with some grown-up language. it's a season of commencement addresses. >> the star-studded film aloha. why native hawaiians are speaking out against the movie. the controversy on this tuesday may 26th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now."
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>> i'm marci gonzalez in for reena ninan. >> welcome back to marcy gonzales. thank you for stepping in for reena who is under the weather right now. >> i'm t.j. holmes. we want to start with these violent storms devastating the southern plains dangerous flash floods and some nasty tornadoes claiming as many as six lives. >> at least 12 people missing in texas after a swollen river swept away a vacation home with three families inside. and a mexican border town is torn apart by a tornado that killed 13 people and ripped a baby from its mother's arms. our coverage begins with abc's phillip mena. >> millions under threat from tornadoes, high winds and more catastrophic flooding. on the next mexico border just two miles from the u.s. air force base a tornado tossing cars upright, flipping school buses, residents picking through the rubble. further north in texas, a state of emergency.
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>> you cannot candy coat it. it's absolutely massive. >> reporter: a man inside this suv no match for the rushing floodwaters outside san antonio. >> here we go, here we go. >> the jeep washed down the river. >> oh, my god. oh, my god. >> flipped on its roof and swept away. >> oh, my god. oh, my god. >> the man inside barely able to crawl out a window. record rain pounding the south. >> i'm standing in about 8 inches of water in my living room. >> residents wading to safety in oklahoma. blackhawks rescuing the stranded in central texas. thousands forced to evacuate. within a matter of hours, the blanco river rose from five feet deep to more than 40 feet. water rushing through with such force, that it swept away this concrete bridge. at least three dead, including a 18-year-old homecoming queen driving home from prom. >> the water just sort of swept her away.
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>> tulsa firefighter jason farley also killed as he tried to help others out of the floods. 12 people reported missing in texas, including a mom and her two young children. the home they were staying in washed away. >> people living here still reeling from all the flooding. the last thing they need is more rain. phillip mena, abc news, wimberley, texas. >> and just hours ago, the severe storms moved with a vengeance. into the houston area. >> lightning strikes, downpours, powerful wind gusts. the storm was so powerful. look at this, a reporter trying to hang tight last night. accuweather's justin pavek picks up the coverage for us. good morning to you, justin. >> good morning. flash flooding is going to work its way further off to the east. no longer austin dallas and oklahoma city although many of the rivers still above where they should be. now we're concerned about st. louis and louisville and memphis
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and new orleans just to name a few. severe weather possible here, as well. it's going to be heating up throughout the northeast. the. >> 95 corridor cities, it's going to feel in the 90s. tj and marci, back to you. >> justin, thank you. along the california coast, the company that owns the oil pipeline that ruptured says it plans to remove the broken pipe today. when it's removed, investigators will examine to see why it broke. the company's also downgrading the amount of oil that leaked now saying it may have been up to 101,000 gallons, about 4,000 gallons less than originally thought. >> the trial of an american reporter buy gins today behind closed doors in iran. jason rezaian who works for the "washington post" is charged with espionage. he'll appear with only his lawyer by his side. both he and his family have been strongly rather the family i should say his family, also "the washington post" have been strongly criticizing the decision to close the trial this comes at a sensitive time in the u.s./iran relations with the nuclear agreement deadline
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fast approaching. let's turn to cleveland now. the city reached a settlement with the justice department other a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by police. expected to be announced as early as today just days after police officer michael brelo was cleared in the death of a black couple saying he fired 15 shots into their car because he feared for his life. the shooting death of a 12-year-old cleveland boy tamir rice had a toy gun on him still under investigation. >> unprecedented violence on chicago's northwest side caught on camera. the video shows an ordinary sunny day when suddenly a man begins firing over a small car. five shots fired in all. then the car and the man take off down the street and then more gunfire. finally they take off again, detectives in chicago using the tape to track down the suspects. a frightened neighbor says his 9-year-old nephew was almost hit by that gunfire. >> police in washington, d.c. are on the hunt for other suspects in the so-called mansion murder that claimed four
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lives. one suspect is behind bars reportedly linked to the crime by dna. but investigators insist he didn't act alone. abc's ryan smith reports on the clues. >> police are searching for the suspected accomplices of daron wint charged with murder in connection with the homicide and fire in this upscale d.c. neighborhood. for authorities their investigation of the crime is far from over. >> our work is not done. >> in their criminal complaint against wint police revealing their belief the crime required the presence and assistance of more than one person. adding on the day of the fire the family's blue porsche was seen being driven by a black male with short well groomed hair different from wint's look in court. the driver wearing a neon lime green construction vest, a similar vest found among the burnt remains of that porsche torched hours after the house was set ablaze. investigators recovered
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several similar vests from the garage. police have been sorting through the rubble looking for clues is your roundings the death of savopoulos his wife anson, and their housekeeper figueroa. >> when wint was arrested his brother was taken into custody. five others have been released without being charged. his next court date, june 23rd. ryan smith, abc news, new york. >> the cable tv industry is approaching another wave of consolidation. st. louis-based charter communications has reportedly struck a deal to buy time warner for about $55 billion in cash and stock. this is the second attempt we've seen here after comcast's failed bid for time warner. the combined company would be the nation's second largest cable tv provider behind comcast. the deal likely still to face scrutiny from the justice department and the fcc. >> now to a merger that could only have been maded in video
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game heaven. >> two video gamers in northeastern pennsylvania. can you make this out? they decided to tie the knot and boy our team undersold this video. >> yeah. guys, this is awesome. >> they're doing this zelda style. yes, robert piazza and christa slaten dressed as link and zelda from the nintendo game "the legend of zelda." you all did not do this one justice. >> the couple met during the video game tournament at that same video game store. so it was only appropriate that they get married in costume. where it all began. makes perfect sense. >> to each his or her own. i love that game and i love love. >> and they love it, too. >> i don't know those two things come together. >> apparently this was sponsored by game stop and nintendo. >> there it is. >> a little added incentive. >> pay for my wedding and i will dress up like anything you want me to dress up as. >> we've got "the skinny" coming your way and the contestants kicked off from last night's bachelorette. our senior analyst right there. >> he's fired up.
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we haven't seen this in quite some time there in the galapagos islands. always a fantastic sight and good to hear. we can enjoy it without people being threatened. >> on a florida beach this day, a funnel cloud suddenly blew in off the ocean heading directly towards a bounce house with children inside. >> now you can imagine how the families were feeling as they watched this thing first. it rolled, then it went airborne. abc's linsey davis has this is startling video. >> oh, my god. >> fort lauderdale beachgoers ip credit due lus as they watch this waterspout move from the water on to shore. first just kicking up sand, then deutsch >> oh, a bounce house. >> this bounce house with children inside flips, then rolls several times before going airborne. >> holy [ expletive ]. >> oh, my. >> the bounce house taking out light poles on its ascent to roughly 20 feet in the air, across a parking lot over four lanes of traffic.
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three children inside falling onto the sand injured but conscious and alert. one of them in serious condition. and the kids you could see them falling out of the bounce house. >> these images of bounce houses plucked from the ground, then crashing back to earth are frightening images we're all too familiar with like this inflatable slide in nevada launched 300 feet by a dust devil in 2014, injuring two. and a few months later, this bounce house soaring as high as 50 feet at this new hampshire apple orchard. two toddlers inside. one left unconscious. >> as soon as it went up, it kind of flipped and came straight down. >> in recent years, 11,000 injuries a year. that's 15 times higher than a decade ago. on average, sending one child to an emergency room every 45 minutes. the industry says if installed and used correctly, bounce houses are safe. still, for years, federal officials have considered new warnings for this unregulated
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industry to prevent scenes like this from recurring. currently, only about 20 states have legislation with guidelines mandating how many attendants need to be present, how deeply the stakes need to be in the ground and wind speed at which all children must exit. linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> coming up here our good friends out in hawaii a lot of them are angry with hollywood over a new movie. >> and a drama-filled evening on the bachelorette. that's what we were chatting about. our analyst has a full recap coming up next in "the skinny." >> "world news now" continues
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♪ skinny, so skinny ♪ >> all right. in "the skinny," update to a story from yesterday about celebrity chef sandra lee. >> barely a week after she had a double mastectomy for breast cancer she posted this photo on her facebook page. relaxing at home with her boyfriend new york governor andrew cuomo saying "there is no place like home." >> a spokeswoman says she's still on her feet, not regained her appetite just yet. >> she's urging women everywhere to get the mammograms. we wish all the best for sandra. the new movie "aloha" drawing controversy lately especially with native hawaiians who
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apparently disapprove of the film's name. activists say the film's title "aloha" is a disrespectful misappropriation of culture and that it simplifies a word that has really rich meaning. >> the film stars bradley cooper, emma stone. opens friday with a premiere in honolulu. concerns stem from the trailer that depicts a military themed love story that doesn't appear to have genuine connection to hawaiian culture at all. >> a native hawaiian activist said they are taking our sacred word and going to make a lot of money on it. >> we'll see how that plays out. >> next up, the bachelorette, some hard hitting stuff last night. >> oh, yes. joining us with the details and his take on the situation -- >> he's got the roses. >> oh, yes. >> brought the roses again. >> all right, jack. >> set those right down. t.j. called it hard hitting and boy was it ever. let's roll that hard-hitting video. it was a group date at a gym.
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that the laila ali right there. daughter of the champ. the guys working the speed bag. then there was actual boxing. guys laying the gloves on each other. the championship match was ben z. versus jared in the gold trunks. he took one right to the head. that was the last of the action. let's say. jared he had to go. >> oh, my goodness. >> he didn't go off the show. but he was attended to at the hospital. so not good. >> seriously hard hit. >> this is hard hitting >> it was hard hitting. >> horrified. >> that's why we use that word. hard hitting stuff. we should say ben z., the champ, got the rose. >> hope so. >> yeah. up with on one date, kaitlyn and clint who she called an hunk of man. >> okay. >> she called him a hunk of man. they did some underwater photography which was pretty cool. some decent photos. and stuff like that. he actually did a bit better
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under the water than she did. but they appeared to enjoy each other's company. >> that's cool. >> clint is the second one to get the rose on the show last night. >> how many guys have still got it? >> there's 18. let's go in order though. and we should say while i'm on camera, there was a group date last night at a comedy club. it wasn't funny. that's why we're not showing it. time for the kiss count. kiss count. last week we called it a slow burn. if it was a slow burn last week, this week it blasted into orbit. the kiss count stops at six. write that down. kiss count stops at six. >> this lady. >> yeah, here we go. and then the last thing that sort of ended the show on a bizarre note i would say is this -- this wasn't kaitlyn and kupah. this was kaitlyn versus kupah. they sort of questioned their connection. kupah went outside, talked to
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the men. kaitlyn went out and kind of confronted him about it. >> the brother here? this is kupah? >> a little drama. >> then he was basically told to go home and then he kind of went off on it during his exit interview. this got a little crazy. >> never a good sign of a guy when he shows up and starts making drama like this. >> what's the beef? what's the problem? >> not enough attention or something. >> they questioned their connection. kaitlyn actually said, i thought we had a connection up until right now. >> that's a deal breaker. >> then there was no connection. then she said you know what? i think you've got to go. >> smart lady. >> that's pretty much it. a housekeeping note. next week we should say there are 18 guys we'll start to show because kupah's been gone. we should say that at the end of the show we saw brady who went to the hotel after the other
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niro was speaking colorfully at the commencement for new york university's tish school of the arts. >> the school of medicine graduates each one will get a job. the proud graduates of the ny school of law, they're covered. and if they're not, who cares. they're lawyers. it's what graduates call the real world. you'll experience it auditioning for a part or a place in a company. >> at commencement exercises across the country over the weekend -- >> you may also be feeling some real anxiety about venturing out into the world beyond these walls. >> sharing hard truths was in season. >> here it is. no one has any idea what's going to happen. >> those of you who are graduating this afternoon with high honors awards and distinctions, i say well done. and as i like to tell the c students, you too can be president. >> they spoke long about the inevitability of rejection and moving past it.
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>> your mantra, your battle cry, next. you didn't get that part? that's my point. next. you'll get the next one or the next one after that. break a leg. >> good advice for anyone heading out into the world. steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. >> leave it to de niro to drop an f bomb. i love it. >> he's the only one who can do that. >> how many did you drop? you gave a graduation speech last year. >> no f bombs. i used a little profanity. i was messing with a lady doing sign language on the sign. she had to keep signing my profanity. it was fun for me. no, you have to keep it real. every time i speak to college students, they see the finished package that i'm standing before them as some kind of success. i tell them always the struggles i went through to get to this point. >> if only they knew you off camera. >> please don't reveal it, marci. >> this is abc's "world news now." informing insomniacs for two decades. g insomniacs for two decades.
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making news in america this morning -- catastrophic flooding. historic rainfall and tornadoes creating dangerous and deadly conditions. more than 1,000 people evacuated. a dam giving way. a search under way right now for missing residents. bold daytime shooting. man draws a gun, firing several times at passing car. the videos investigators are looking at right now. caught on camera. a water spout topples a bounce house. sends it into the air. the children inside tossed to the ground. defending its turf. a guy in a truck learns the hard way. don't tailgate an alligator.

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