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again. >> the severe summer weather hitting much of the country this morning. from flash floods to fast moving thunderstorms and tornadoes causing damage across the midwest. dangerous triple digit temperatures starting the week off for millions. the forecast just ahead. >> ask the airlines what you need to know about getting your money back if your trip gets delayed or cancelled. why you're not as helpless as you might think. >> congratulations to miss oklahoma who is now miss usa. the pageant not seen by a lot of folks this year thanks to donald
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trump's controversial comments on race. it's monday, july 13th. captions paid for by abc, inc. from abc news this is "world news now" with t.j. holmes and reena ninan. >> hey, good morning, everyone. a massive manhunt now going on in mexico following the brazen prison break that freed one of the world's most notorious drug lords. >> joaquin "el chapo" guzman was last seen saturday night. by now, he could be just about anywhere. details from chuck receive theert. >> and mexico's most wanted man again. these maximum security walls proved no prison for joaquin guzman nicknamed el chapo who pulled off a storybook jail break for a second time. >> this is a huge failure. he's one of the most powerful drug cartel leaders in mexico if not the most powerful. >> guzman slipping through a small hole in his cell into a tunnel complete with ventilation, lights and a motorcycle on rails apparently
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used to help dig him out, escaping to freedom through a covert tunnel nearly a mile long that connects to this house. >> he's been notorious for his use of tunnels. sinaloa has built over a hundred tunnels between the u.s. and mexico. >> guzman spent 13 years on the run after a previous escape. mexican authorities paraded him in handcuffs after recapturing him last year. is he head of the mexican cartel behind one-quart of all the illegal drugs smuggled and sold in the united states his criminal empire is blamed for tens of thousands of deaths from overdoses and drug murders. >> chapo guzman is like the osama bin laden of drug trafficking. >> he's wanted on multiple drug trafficking indictments in the u.s. attorney general loretta lynch offered mexico help to put him back behind bars. that won't be easy. el chapo can draw on a fortune
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pegged by forbes magazine at more than a billion dollars to bankroll life on the lam. abc news new york. >> our other major story, a nuclear deal with iran is reportedly expected to be announced later today. an agreement would be met with celebration in the streets of tehran because it would mean the lifting of economic sanctions. martha raddatz is there. >> it appears that the u.s. and its partners in the negotiations are nearing a deal which an iranian vice president told us will likely come today. secretary of state john kerry met with his iranian counterpart in eenna. both men said there is still work to do. that's zarif appearing on his balcony with documents in hand but kerry said they are hopeful. the goal for the u.s. is to limit tehran's ability to build a bomb for at least a decade for iran they want those punishing sanctions lifted. if there is a deal there's expected to be celebrations here in the streets of tehran.
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but back home some in congress have voiced concern about the details of the plan. martha raddatz abc news. senator nobel peace prize winner malala yousufzai inflog rated a school for refugees located in lebanon where more than a million syrians fled from the civil war. it will serve 200 teenage girls. >> pope francis wrapped up his journey to south america with a final stop in paraguay as he headed to the airport, he drove past and blessed the site of a 2004 supermarket fire. at least 400 people died in the blaze there, one of the worst tragedies to hit paraguay. during his eight-day trip he visited the poor hospitals, even visited prisons and was treated as we have come to know him as a rock star at just about every stop. >> from burger kick to mass. love it. we love it. and the woman tossed into the
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air by mysterious beach explosionings in rhode island is out of the hospital. the 60 year was treated for two broken ribs and a concussion. authorities are still trying to determine what caused the powerful blast. a bomb squad found nothing out of the ordinary. some people said they smelled gas under the explosion but there's no line under the beach. it reopened on sunday. >> much of the midwest getting hammered by storms. flooding rain hail and damaging winds that, bad weather is also spilling into parts of the south. this is what it looked like in pensacola, florida, this is last night. drenching downpours knocking power to thousands of people. more from abc's phillip mena. >> severe weather marching across the midwest, triggering floods and flames. fire fully engolfing this pentecostal church in indiana. >> it sounded almost like a sonic boom. it was thundering and storming. and i thought, the lightning must have struck really close.
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>> janice conrad describing the lightning strike that authorities say likely caused the fire. this charred hymnal discovered amidst the damage. in washington state where lightning has already sparked fires this summer hundreds forced from their homes. outside indianapolis a tornado damaging more than two dozen homes and downing more than 100 trees. in a nearby town it, five inches of rain falling in just three hours. >> it's never been like this never gone this bad to where it's been flooded. >> and it wasn't just storms. blazing temperatures causing heat exhaustion for 300 people at a luke bryan concert in nashville, sending 15 to the hospital. phillip mena abc news new york. >> incredible. the worst of those storms will span 1,000 miles from north dakota to tennessee. >> for a closer look what's on tap for today here's molly cochran. hello to you, molly. >> thanks t.j. and reena ninan. we are packsed packed across the
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north central. heat from oh may ha to kansas city. advisories in effect. the threat for severe storms from chicago to springfield including nashville and louisville for monday afternoon and evening. the main impacts being damaging winds it, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding. definitely could hinder travel plans and want to be careful of downed trees and power lines. now, the i-95 corridor still looking okay for monday from new york city to philly. but some thunderstorms going to be advancing in looking a little bit unsettled as we move into tuesday. also some hit or miss storms across contract southeast coast. t.j. and reenna back to you. >> molly, thank you so much. there's no riding in the tour de france. to fulfill your cycling france we turn to what's called the tour de doughnut. >> it was only 32 miles long. but surely a lot more fun. riders stopped several times just to eat as many as they waned. >> each doughnut con souped was
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good for a five-minute reduction in their times. so technically, any id rider with enough of an appetite could finish with negative time in the race. >> they've done this 27 times. it's the 27th annual tour. there are actual winners given awards and prizes. >> what are the awards and prizes? oh, those look good though. >> they do. >> krispy kreme, i will enter this thing next year. >> would you? >> krispy kreme. >> i'm a dunkin' donuts girl. sorry >> i will bring you over. not to the darkside. to the good side. >> do they deliver at this hour? >> they do not. they only have one in new york in penn station. >> flying the friendly skies, they are still some friendly skies. for some people. despite the rising fees airlines are willing to pay you back for your troubles. >> and if a new miss usa is crowned but nobody was watching does america care? i know. that's later in the "skinny." you're watching "world news now." >> what do you think will be the
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fedex store? >> i don't know. >> something's up with this story. >> maybe he loves bubble wrap and got a little caught up. >> there was another store i did for gma. i asked them if you got stuck in a store, what kind of store would you want it to be? >> i would love it to be a duncankin' donuts. >> i should have known. >> you should have known, teej. come on. millions of americans are traveling this month, and many will experience some sort of airline chaos, delays cancellations, stranded. >> it's coming. but if it happens to you, the airline may offer you compensation but abc's kayna whitworth says think twice before you accept. >> plain and simple if you travel and you've ever been on a significantly delayed or canceled flight the airlines most likely owe you money and it's more than you think. >> it's more than 8 million people each year that are entitled to $3.3 billion. >> online businesses like air help are guiding people on how to cash in on their travel chaos.
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connie lee was compensated for her flight from copenhagen to san francisco after it was cancelled. >> i got $800 and it was pretty cool. and exciting. >> according to federal law, if you are bumped from an american flight and experience a one to two-hour delay, that's worth 200% of the one-way ticket price reaching up to $650. a two-hour plus delay, you're looking at a possible $1300 payout. in europe if you're delayed, canceled or overbooked passenger laws allow for up to $650. if you rebooked the next day, your airline should also provide you with refreshments food and accommodations. so next time you find yourself stuck at the airport, don't be so quick to accept that voucher. by doing so you're waiving your right to full compensation. your time is worth it. kayna whitworth, abc news los angeles. >> and the group air help that helps file your claims they don't charge you for you it but do take 2% of whatever you get
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back. but they'll do everything for you. >> air help? just air help? >> yeah, air help. >> all right. >> when we come back superheroes and super equips at comic-con comic-con. >> and why a television legend came back to play his trump card. "the skinny," that's next. stay with us. "w
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>> well, despite all the controversy over donald trump, there is a new miss usa this morning. she is olivia jordan miss oklahoma. trump is co-owner of the pageant and has made disparaging comments about mexican-americans so the pageant ended up on an obscure cable channel. first two runners up from texas and rhode island are hispanic. the other two african-american and multiracial. >> reelz at the box your screen. i had to watch it online but sti was able to watch it. the winner olivia jordan handled the interview competition particularly well especially when she said the next big issue the u.s. needs to face is race relations. trump himself not there. in fact, he wasn't even mentioned at this thing. he tweeted he would be campaigning in phoenix although a campaign spokeswoman said nothing, had he nothing scheduled other than traveling
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to new york. wonder if she was thinking about that catch phrase you're fired. but no, there was no mention of him there. and it should go on. it's too bad more people didn't get to see this. if was one of the number one if not the number one trending topic while it was on. still got a lot of attention. >> i had no idea you could watch it online. >> i didn't either till i went to the miss usa website. it had it right there up front, click here to stream online and i watched online. >> look at you, so resourceful. >> i know how to find my beauty pageants. >> let's turn to david letterman. he doesn't have to worry about hearing the phrase he's retired. is he retired? >> no, david letterman. yeah, he left the show and everything but i like to think he's never going to be retired. because of donald trump, he did make a surprise appearance this weekend at a comedy concert in san antonio. the headliners were his friends, martin short, steve martin.
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it's been two months since he retireded from the cbs late show. the now bearded comedian admitted it was good to get out of the of the house. he was otherwise enjoying his retirement. >> a couple of days ago, donald trump said he was running for president. i have made the biggest mistake of my life ladies and gentlemen. >> that's good. >> oh letterman then read a top ten list of interesting things about donald trump. it included quite a few references to the donald's hair. but the top interesting fact about the candidate was well we. "it just -- >> we can't really say it. right. let's just say he said there was a resemblance between trump and a democratic party mass could cots. you get the point. >> i was thinking about this the other day. man, i wish i had a job where i could just grow a beard where it doesn't matter. >> and maybe wear an earring or
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two possibly. >> i wish i had that kind of job but i don't. >> "star wars," you got some catching up to do. >> comic-con. >> you got some catching up to do. >> something special at comic-con but it's star wars related. we've got to get you there to be a fan before the next one comes out. all right then. >> t.j. i am your anchor. your co-anchor. >> she gets the idea but star wheres", of course the big thing coming out in december but comic-con, you know people going crazy about it. the stars of batman versus superman dawn of justice were on the biggest stage to debut a new trailer for the march 2016 movie. in it superman is caused on the congressional carpet to explain the destruction we saw in the last film. we saw henry cavill before as superman but this will be a first chance to see ben affleck as batman. >> not to mention he's aided by
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wonder woman who is getting a complete fashion makeover for this film. i don't know about this one. but the best line at comic-con this weekend may have belonged to bryan cranston everyone "breaking bad" there to promote his tony super hero tv series super mansion. but he couldn't completely escape "breaking bad" which was also filmed in albuquerque? >> did you have fun there. >> yeah i'd go and visit your mother once in awhile. >> what? no, he didn't. no, he didn't. >> you're a big "breaking bad" fan. is that some part of the show? that wasn't a reference to the show. he just -- hung out with your mom. the emmy winning actor voices a character named titanium rex, an aging superhero. a lot of people talking about the big deal was the -- there was a new behind the scenes four-minute teaser for episode 7
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away from the debut of the new "star wars" episode 7. i'm keeping count. i know this is not your thing necessarily. >> well, i like a princess leia do. >> you should do that. >> maybe one morning you could be luke skywalker and i'll be princess leia. >> i have no problem with that. >> with the new "star wars," they've got a new trailer and making public appearances by the stars of episode 7 "the force awakens," and abc's clayton sandell has the latest. >> you'd have to be froze in carbon ite not to know for star wars fans this is a big deal. >> ladies and gentlemen, harrison ford. >> hans solo himself, ford's first public appearance since a real-life golf course crash landing back in march. >> how are you feeling? are you feeling okay? >> yeah i'm fine. >> good. >> how are you? >> reuniting with the cast and crew of episode 7, including originals carrie fisher and mark hamill at suzanne comic-con
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good monday morning to you all. i'm t.j. holmes. >> i'm reena ninan. here are some of the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." mexican drug lord joaquin "el chapo" guzman is on the loose this morning following a brazen weekend prison break. guzman escaped a maximum security facility through a mile long tunnel that opened in a shower area of his cell. details straight ahead. >> intense talks continue between greece's prime minister and european leaders over the greek financial crisis. if the talks fail greece could be temporarily forced out of the euro the common currency it's been using since 2002. >> and donald trump riding high after his biggest rally yet responding to criticism over his controversial remarks, on immigration. he said the issue cannot be toned down and also said that heal get the hispanic vote.
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>> in other donald trump news olivia jordan is the new miss usa. the 26-year-old was representing oklahoma and aced the essay questions. pageant co-owner donald trump wasn't there and wasn't mentioned. those are some of our top stories on this monday july 13th. >> from abc news this is "world news now" with t.j. holmes and reena ninan. >> good morning, everyone. we begin this half hour with a major manhunt under way right now for one of the world's most mo know taurus drug lords. >> a mexican official once said the joaquin "el chapo" guzman ever seeing the light of day didn't exist. now we know that risk very much did exist. we get more now from abc's michele franzen. >> a drug lord reportedly worth more than a billion dollars has disappeared from one of mex koes' most secure prisons. joaquin guzman is believed to
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control most of the major crossing points for drugs along the border for years sending cocaine, marijuana and meth north to america. >> he's sometimes called the osama bin laden of droug trafficking >> last seen on video on his way to a prison shower. when he failed to eamerican, guards rushing in to find an empty cell. the notorious cartel leader had vanished. in that shower area, a hole in the wall 20 inches wide leading to a vertical pipe 30 feet deep complete with a stair characters eventually connecting to a one-mile long tunnel so sophisticated it was outfitted with ventilation and lighting. eventually emerging in a nearby neighborhood. these developments a major embarrassment for mexico which denied the need to extradite guzman even as many expressed fears he would escape as he did in 2001. the u.s. attorney general saying america would provide any assistance that may help support his recapture. this latest breakout eerily similar to the system of tunnels he used to avoid capture for
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more than a decade. mexican authorities revealing these images including a secret entrance concealed in a shower stall from several of his compounds and hiding spots. days before his capture last year the drug lord using one of those tunnels beneath a mexican hotel to elude authorities. he was last seen in public in 2014 the murders russ criminal then in handcuffs surrounded by mexican paramilitary officers. michele franzen, abc news new york. >> top diplomats including secretary of state john kerry are expected to announce a nuclear deal with iran later today. it would limit iran's nuclear program in exchange for lifting of sanctions. it would have to be approved by congress and many republican lawmakers are already saying they would vote against it. >> pope francis heading back home to rome after a historic visit to south america. he left an indelible impressions and at every stop reiterated his
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call for a new world order. >> pope francis pulled up in the same old white pugh jot that john paul used in 1988. the crowd more than a million strong. john paul ii was a rock star francis a native son. his message all week sharply critical of a global economy that exploits people and pillages mother earth. pope francis calling instead for a globalization of hope. that message is a huge hit here in latin america but it would seem to cast the u.s. as a villain. it may not go down so well when pope francis addresses a joint session of congress. in low livia a golf cart serving as popemobile to a prison yard crowded with murderers, rapists and drug traffickers. also on this trip the first latin american pope begged forgiveness for the church's sins against indigenous people. at a mass pope francis even said the lord's prayer in a
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native language. [ speaking foreign language ] >> david wright abc news, traveling with the pope in paraguay. >> just days after the confederate flag was taken down at the south carolina capitol, thousands of people rallied in favor of the flag. cars and motorcycles adorned with that battle flag rode around ocala, florida, as part of a peaceful rally. it was a show of support for the confederate symbol that they say represents heritage not hate. but someone fired gunshots at a black neighborhood nearby. confederate flags were also on full display in memphis at an event celebrating life of a confederate general. meanwhile in charlotte, north carolina police and community groups teamed up for a unity rally as a white officer prepared to go on trial for the death of an unarmed black man. both sides calling for protests to remain peaceful while randall character's manslaughter begins next week.
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he killed jonathan farrell after farrell wrecked his car and knocked on a stranger's door for help. >> some politics this morning. wisconsin governor scott walker joining the race for president today, the 15th republican to throw his hat in the ring. he gained national attention four years ago when he took steps to limit the collective bargaining powers of most of his state's public unions. then he overcame a recall election. walker has already spoken with abc's david muir. you can see parts of their discussion later on "good morning america" and world news tonight." >> did you say 15? >> the number is 15. >> i'm struggling to keep up now. >> there will be more. >> really? how many. >> never know. >> good point. >> the woman tossed in the air after a mysterious blast at a rhode island beach is out of the hospital. she was treated for two broken ribs concussion and interm bleeding. kathleen deny na sy has no memory of the accident. her family is dissatisfied with the handling of the investigation. authorities still trying to determine what caused the
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explosion. here's abc's mary bruce. >> the cause of a bizarre terrifying explosion on a popular rhode island beach saturday remains a mystery. >> it sounded like a jet breaking the sound barrier. >> that loud? >> it was definitely that loud. >> the force so powerful it launched a 60-year-old woman on to nearby rocks, sending her to the hospital with minor had injuries. a nurse who was nearby rushing to help. >> she couldn't really tell us what hurt because she was shaken very badly. >> a bomb squad combed the area but found no evidence of malicious activity information concluded there was no device of any kind. any other cause is still being checked into. >> the beach reopening. authorities saying there are no lingering public safety concerns. >> there are plenty of theories here. but not a lot of fear. >> so are we going to stay home under our beds close the blinds and stay in our house and be afraid to go out? no, that's not us. go out, have fun.
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>> this is the area where the sand erupted but as you can see it is very hard to tell that there was ever such panic here. mary bruce, abc news narragansett rhode island. >> the midwest remains in the bull's eye in morning as more powerful storms sweep across the country. parts of kentucky underwater after getting 5 inches of rain in a matter of hours. flooded cars and homes and knock the out power to thousands of people. a big clean-up job under way in central indiana after a tornado touched down in this tiny town of princes lakes. high winds toppled more than 100 trees including the one that came down on this house you were seeing leaving a hole in the ceiling. nobody was hurt we can report. no storms taking aim this morning from property in dakota all the way into tennessee. >> for more what to expect, we turn to accuweather's molly cochran. >> for monday two things are happening across the north central. first up is the heat. omaha, kansas city under heat
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advisories well throughout monday afternoon. also the threat for severe storms. chicago, spring feed louisville and nashville all under the threat zone. damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding the main impacts. so might want to kaw ahead if you have any flight plans. also turning stormy across sections of the northeast. t.j. and reena back to you. >> thank you so much. and baseball has reached its all-star break and it was a history-making weekend as the season's first half came to an end. >> the history we're talking about happened in seattle where 108-year-old evelyn jones became the oldest person ever to throw out a ceremonial first pitch. it was more like a flip. seattle's felix hernandez but it still counted. >> after her pitch, the mariners mascot broout brought out a cake for her and sang happy birthday. good for her. this is cool to see. >> mrs. jones, your pitch is way better than mine would ever have been. at 10 you go girl.
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>> happy birthday. congrats to her for that. come up a fresh controversy on a classic to kill a mockingbird author harper lee offering a sneak peek of her new novel but some of the characters are causing some issues for people. >> new details about a missing mother of five. gone for a week. her family now speaking out and what her boyfriend may have to do with her disappearance. you're watching "world news now." >> "world news now" weather, brought to you by southernern new hampshire university.
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dragging on. the 35-year-old mother disappeared july 3rd from her home. >> there have been no arrests in the case but her family thinks they know who is responsible. marci gonzalez reports. >> search teams in kentucky still desperately looking for any sign of this missing mother of five. since crystal rogers disappearance more than a week ago, people finding only one major clue her car on the side of a highway with a flat tire. her keys purse and uncharged cell phone still inside. >> we're not going to give up. we're just going to keep searching. so. >> rogers' sister sharing her concerns that rogers live-in boyfriend, the father of her 2-year-old son brooks may know something. questioning house claims roger stayed up late july 3rd and by the time he woke up the next morning, she was gone. >> the stories just don't add up. you just don't go to bed one night and not know that she's gone and then not worry when she left the baby.
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he has not offered once to search or help or do anything for the family. >> reporter: police say hawk has been cooperative. he went on nancy grace to defend himself. >> some people have accused you of not being involved enough in the search efforts. what's your response? >> i'm 100% completely innocent in this. >> this small kentucky community keeping signs in their yards and prayers on their lips. optimistic they'll soon be answered. >> she's going to come home to us. we love her. we know we're connected. we'll find her. >> marci gonzalez abc news new york. >> you know it's so heart breaking when you see the families going through wondering what could have possibly happened. >> and the family are offering a reward at this point. those help at times. but you hate you know we've seen so many of these stories unfortunately. and they don't turn out well. it's almost like a script for
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some of these stories. and even the nancy grace part of the story, if you will but again, no charges against that man just yet but unfortunately sometimes in the media cycle, the attention can go towards the guy who was the sift other. >> there's hundreds of volunteers. a 20-mile radius in bard two, kentucky they're searching. the reward a little bit over $70,000. >> we'll keep you posted. coming up "to kill a mockingbird," atticus consist fink like you've never seen him before. >> he's not the warm father figure played by gregory peck. we'll explain. you're watching "world news now."
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♪ well, a long awaited sequel to the classic novel "to kill a mockingbird" goes on sale tomorrow. it's called go set a watchman." it was written before mockingbird but author harper lee never released till now. >> readers may be disappointed by the characterization of the hero aticus finch. he's very different in this book. abc's dan harris with the story. >> millions of readers devouring a sneak peek the early release of a chapter from "go set a watchman," the long awaited sequel to the classic "to kill a mockingbird." you never really understand a person till you consider things from his point of view. >> author harper lee offering a new point of view on the cherished characters from her
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1960 novel, but the new take on this literary classic offering some really surprising twists. >> you're going to hear some ugly talk about this. >> the sequel opens with scout, the fiery youngest member of the finch family making her annual trip home from new york to may comb junction now fully grown and grappling with love. and big brother gem, he's been written out of watch man. lee shocking readers saying he dropped dead in his tracks one day. >> there's a lot of ugly things in this world son. >> but the biggest shock has to do with champion of equal rights aticus finch, seemingly rein reinvisioned in this sequel depicted as a proponent of segregation. at one point he reportedly tells scout that the african-americans are still "in their childhood as a people." >> aticus has not done a complete 180. it's just a new dimension. >> despite the shocking plot changes, the one chapter teaser
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that was just released is leaving lee's fans eager for more. "go set a watchman which" which comes out on tuesday is the most preordered book on amazon since the final harry potter many flocking to the author's hometown specifically to buy it. dan harris new york. >> if it's not eight sell for a book to purchase. >> there you go. >> even if you're part of the demographic that doesn't buy books, you got to buy books. >> the back and forth and the controversy and all this. there it was controversy even when this thing was discovered and was she okay with it being released. ever since we found out about this thing, there's been controversy surrounding it. what is the result? sales. >> that's a good point. people wondered if it was really truly her work because it was 60 years. apparently she was told by a publisher, rework mockingbird. 9 first one and then the mockingbird after she reworked this current new book. >> there you go. it all worked and going to
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♪ >> all right folks, sometimes when life hits you hard you have to hit back. and even if it's a potentially debilitating disease as you're about to see here. >> a new therapy program is helping patients do exactly what tj mentioned. aditi roy reports. >> these men and women are in a battle pore their lives. literally fighting against their parkinson's disease. >> it's surprising and it's a great challenge. >> she was diagnosed when she was 38 years old. and a new mother. >> the first thing i noticed was my left arm was just not working properly. it was not swinging.
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it was kind of shaky. and just i couldn't have weak. >> that was seven years ago. now anna punches, kicks and swings her way through the high intensity workout called rock steady boxing a cutting edge therapy prescribed as a way to manage the symptoms of parkinson's like tremors and stiffness. >> what kind of change have have you seen in the last year that you've been in this class? >> definitely strength. i think speed. i feel like my gait is better. i'm walking better. >> from using punching bags to weights, these fighters are getting a full body workout which experts say is critical to managing their parken sons. >> we now know that exercise is incredibly helpful for the disease. it improves the inflammation we sometimes see in the brain. >> kevin was diagnosed at age 40. >> i felt like a dawn of the dead where i was dragging. >> at 54 he says the bad days are getting better. >> your body feels rhythm. you can hit a bag which normally
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you might not be able to do and you're inspired. >> in class these paints call themselves fighters. reclaiming their lives against the disease. aditi roy, abc news san francisco. >> that's cool. that's not what you expect to see when you go to the gym to do boxing. but it's amazing. they're finding all kinds of things that work. >> they say with alzheimer's one of the first issues is issues with movement walking, shaking, slowness rigidity. so the fact they could do this and it helps, wonderful. >> wow, look at that. good for her. good for them. all right, folks, that is our news for this half hour. >> and remember you can follow us on facebook at wnnfans.com. what kind of pictures do they have up there, teej? >> good stuff. it's all complimentary, all very flattering for both of us. seriously.
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this morning on "world news now," on the run. the search is on for one of the most dangerous men in the world. new details on how the mexican drug lord known as el chapo broke out of prison including the mile long tunnel dug right to his cell. >> the trump effect. more controversial statements overnight about mexicans and the border. plus how the donald is stealing the spotlight from the rest of the gop contenders. forcing their hand on some tough issues. >> and another fan hit by a ball in the same section of the same ballpark as a fan less than a month ago. this fan needed 30 stitches. should the league be taking action? >> and pearls of wisdom from a mother who has become a social media superstar. her daughter dubbing her the crazy jewish mom. her brutally honest text
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messages and life lessons posted for the world to see. she's getting lots of laughs but can't understand what the fuss is all about. it's monday, july 13th. captions paid for by abc, inc. from abc news, this is "world news now" with t.j. holmes and reena ninan. >> hello to you all. we have to start this half hour with that escape in mexico and the manhunt under way for that country's most powerful drug lord. >> known as el chapo, there's evidence that it started with the work a year ago. a plan to spring him from a maximum security prison. >> dozens of employees at that prison now being questioned. details now from abc's pierre thomas. >> the top drug dealer in the world has done it again. his legend infamy growing as he escapes a maximum security prison for a second time. this time his escape is the stuff of movies slipping through a small hole in his cell into a tunnel complete with the ventilation, lights and motorcycle on rails apparently
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used to help dig him out. escaping to freedom through a tunnel nearly a mile long that connects to this who us. >> he's been notorious for his use of tunnels. the sin local yas cartel has a team of engineers and miners have that built over 100 tunnels between the u.s. and mexico. >> el chapo is the leader of the sinaloa mexican cartel thought to be responsible for a quarter of the drugs here in the u.s. marijuana, cocaine, heroin meth. tens of thousands have died in the u.s. and mexico because of him through overdoses and associated murders. >> chapo guzman is like the osama bin laden of drug trafficking. >> paydirt. you got what you were looking for. >> yes we did. >> el chapo and other drug leaders have made their corporations multibillion dollar conglomerates using is trucks airplanes to smuggle their product. i saw it first firsthand at a checkpoint. this truck of furniture was hiding more than a ton of
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marijuana. there is so much drug traffic coming from mexican car tills it has to be destroyed at secret locations like this. el chapo made the forbes magazine billionaires list celebrated in mexico on videos and, he's been indicted in the u.s. on drug charges. >> this is a huge failure. he's one of the most powerful drug cartel leaders in mexico if not the most powerful. >> many said it couldn't be done but allegedly a historic announcement a nuclear deal with iran is expected looking like later today. top diplomats indicated thee reached an agreement to restrict iran's nuclear program with sanctions. they warned last minute obstacles could delay the announcement. if a deal is reached, it would have to be reviewed by lawmakers in iran and the other six countries involved in the talks. also today high level talks to resolve greek's financial crisis. euro yar zone leaders met late into the night at a summit.
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greece is offering more austerity reforms for financial aid but any deal would have to be approved by greek voters. just a week ago they overwhelmingly rejected a similar plan. >> donald trump is refusing calls from his party to tone things down in particular his rhetoric on immigration after thousands of supportered out in phoenix. he told the washington post that immigration issue cannot be toned down. he's not getting much criticism though from fellow republican presidential candidate carl i fiorina. >> i think donald trump taps into an anger that i hear every day. people are angry that a common sense thing like securing the border or ending sanctuary cities is somehow considered extreme. it's common sense. we need to secure the border. >> rump pounced on the escape of drug lord el chapo we've been telling you about. trump tweeting it's a reminder of the problems he's referring to when he said add mexicanmy
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grans are bringing drugs and crime to the united states. >> a strange sign. a small single engine plane forced to make an new jersey landing after losing power. the instructor was treated for a small cut on his arm but no other injuries were reported. the faa is investigating >> extreme tush blens was the problem for two flights heading to dulles airport over the weekend. two flight attendants and one passenger treated at the hospital. devin dwyer with more. >> reports three passengers injured. >> passengers on two different united flights both headed to the same airport recovering from harrowing turbulence. >> multiple injuries on the aircraft. >> the incidents happening just minutes apart on approach into washington's dulles airport. first 1597 coming in from san juan puerto rico about 20 minutes from landing and at least some passengers still up in the aisle.
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>> a little turbulence but it was strong. >> the jolt tossing one passenger and two flight attendants. the pilots calling for ems to meet the plane, taking all three to the hospital for evaluation. >> also we have coming in some turbulence again. >> a couple of cuts and bruises. >> 14 minutes later, united 1774 from san francisco hitting extreme rough air on descent to the same parent. the pilot requesting medical assistance but all passengers okay. >> this is why we tell you from the cockpit when the light is on, stay seated and keep your seat belt on because you never know. >> surprise turbulence terrifying passengers and the number one cause of injuries aboard planes. devin dwyer, abc news washington. >> well, there was nothing turbulent about another get together in the florida keys over the weekend. hundreds of drive divers and snorkelers took part in the annual lower keys underwater music festival. >> music was pumped in through
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waterproof speaks are thanks to a local radio station. one, person familiar with the waters said it actually sounded pretty good. >> you couldn't hear it this well if you were at a concert sitting in the front row and actually watching the fingers of a guitar. this is almost enhancing it. it's very magical and zing underwater. it's incredible. >> you might recognize the name at least, diana nyad first person to swim from cuba to key west. the event held to encourage environmentally responsible diving. >> i feel like we cover this story every year. >> oh what are you saying? you're sick of it. >> an annual event we sort of do with the hot dog festival. >> are you tired of it. >> i love my key west. so anything we do on key west is cool. >> she's a florida girl. >> yeah. are you laughing? >> you don't want me to say anything else. >> let's read the tease before you get in trouble. coming up at doshl baby girl surprised to see the world in a
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new way through her prescription glasses. >> and a doting mother who is taking social media by storm. how the, quote unquote crazy jewish mom has become a star by embarrassing her daughter. >> another alarming incident at a major league ballpark. a fan getting hit by a ball needed over 30 stitches. could it bring about the way americans watch baseball. find us on wnnfans.com and tweet us. you're watching "world news now." lind. he thinks it smells fine, but his wife smells this... luckily for all your hard-to-wash fabrics there's febreze fabric refresher febreze doesn't just mask, it eliminates odors you've gone noseblind to break out the febreze, and breathe happy today you can do everything
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all right. for the second year in a row that guy the joker, novak joke vick can celebrate a wimbledon win. also for the second year in a row, he denied roger federer's bid record for an eight title. there he is, the joker when he wins he bends down and it's some of the grass on the court. why would he do that? he said when he was a kid he always dreamed what i would do if i won wimbledon. some crazy celebration. he said he would eat the grass. this is his post wimbledon celebration. that it's what he does now. but it was hard to watch because i was pulling for federer. he's getting up there in years. he's only got so many years left. >> he's an incredible tennis player. >> all time great. >> has this finesse about him that kills you. >> smooth as silk. lovely. >> but djokovic is such an incredible athlete. like serena williams. oh my goodness, we're talking
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about the women's final, as well. what a win it was. but you can't help but gar bean mug ruthing that who she played against from spain worked so hard. so hard, breaks down into tears at the end. was so emotional to the point the entire crowd breaks out into a standing ovation for her which makes her only cry again as they're awarding out, and you see there serena williams even had i think one of the most amazing responses to the win. >> congratulations, don't be sad. you'll be holding this trophy very, very soon. >> there you go. she said don't be sad. you will be holding this trophy very, very sad. believe it. and you know she will. she was an incredible athlete. why are you laughing t.j. holmes? >> whoa i'm not laughing because the young lady was crying. but you know it's what do you say? >> what? >> look we've been talking about this all morning. >> it's been a hot button issue. for those of you who know this
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is the button i'm pushing on t.j. holmes today because he was -- >> don't push this button on me all right? this is athletics. but i was here to celebrate. i was excited about you know serena. she's my favorite athlete on the planet to watch right now. she is must see television and she's the most dominant athlete we have on past lebron and anybody else you want to name she is the most dominant. you wanted to come in and talk about the one that was lost and was crying >> i thought it was a great moment. not only is serena a great athlete but she showed incredible showmanship. it brought everybody to tears. you couldn't help but feel bad. at the height of her big massive win, she comes out and has a really nice moment. >> it was. you're right. >> give people hope those watching and for her, as well. >> you're 100% right. >> more than just a good athlete is serena williams. >> a good human being, as well. can we turn to baseball. >> let's stick with sports. but this was some nasty stuff.
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anytime you go to a baseball game, you worry about this in the back of your head getting hit by a foul ball. but a baseball fan has been hit once again while sitting in the sands, the second such incident we've seen at fenway in just over a month. it was also along the third baseline. the same section of the stadium. >> you'd be surprised to hear how many times it happens during the season. abc's marci gonzalez has more. >> stephanie sitting behind the third baseline. >> what was going through your mind at this time? >> i can't believe it's me. no way this just happened. no way. >> when a yankees batter sends a ball speeding in her direction. >> i saw the ball in the air. and it was a moment of is that going away or toward but i couldn't get a fraction of that sentence through my mind before it hit meet. >> reporter: more than 30 stitches later, she says she's recovering and feeling lucky it wasn't worse. just last month in the same section of the same stadium, part of a broken bat hit a woman
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in the face leaving her hospitalized for a week and still in a rehab facility. new york yankees manager joe girardi telling ny.com after friday's game protective netting needs to be extended at all ballparks. a red sox spokesperson telling abc news we're working with the mlb on the study of fan safety and we are talking to our fans who have seats in those areas. research shows more than 1700 spectators are hurt by batted balls at major league stadiums each year but despite the stats and the stitches this dedicated red sox fan says she plans to be back in the stands again soon. >> i would go back there. i don't know if i would just keep a glove maybe at chest level the whole game. >> marci gonzalez abc news new york. >> that's a baseball fan. >> yeah. >> she's going right backing >> it happens something like 1700 times. >> i had no idea the number was that high. >> the number is that high.
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you've got to be careful where you choose. >> and pay attention, as well. >> yeah. >> coming up the social media sensation that has one ethnic group cringing but laughing. how the "crazy jewish mom" has become a star just by keeping it real with what she wants for her adult daughter. >> also ahead in our next half hour getting the most out of your travel nightmare. what you should be getting back from the airlines when he this he screw up if only you knew how to ask. you're watching "world news now." "worl
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well thanks to technology it's never been easier for helicopter parents. you know that term helicopter parents. >> i've heard it. >> for them to pilot their children's lives. >> yeah nothing new here. always been domineering overbearing parents out there, but the stereotypes that go with them though that's something else. we're up "up all nightline"
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withes and's dan harris. >> i want to show you something. don't say no. just come over here and look. we need to he get spanks for you too. >> mom, i have them. >> lots of mothers and daughters have close relationships. >> i don't want to say your size. i'm going to whisper. >> it would be hard to be who are hard-core than indicate siegel and her mom kid. >> they're not in? >> no. >> how many times a day does she text you. >> maybe like 50. >> no. >> you're exaggerating >> probably 50. >> mother stop slopping. i said i would try on one bra. >> wait no, no, this is a bra left. >> one bra. >> some examples unless you're carrying my grandchild go to the gym and stop eating garbage. buy new bras now. do you want stretch marks. welcome to the wrong side of 25. the expiration date on your eggs is officially in sight. tick-tock. as you may have noticed, men relationships, and eggs are
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major themes in kim's texts. >> this is great. this is your first network television interview. we're discussing your eggs. >> it's really fun for me. thank you. >> last november the intensity and hillarity of these exchanges reached a point where kate who for the most part loves these texts decided to create an instagram account entitled "crazy jewish mom" where she posts some of the biggest doozies. it now has more than 600,000 followers. >> i don't get why people are just in other people's texts to to their kids. it's like reality tv. >> one of kim's primary preoccupations in these texts is the fact that kate's boyfriend who kim calls super jew has not proposed after more than a year of being together. >> here we go. of kate, omg, he found the perfect guy for you on j date. what? >> mother tell me you did not make a profile for me on that site. omg, do you use pictures? take it down now. >> why? as far as i'm concerned, super
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jew's days are numbered all caps. no ring on the finger. you must not linger. he's 29 looking to settle down and went to cornell. i know not ideal but he's gorgeous. all caps reply, this is identity theft. >> it is, right? >> what is actually going on here is just one mom's idiosyncratic and maybe a little crazy crusade for her daughter's optimal health, well-being, wardrobe. >> can i please put my clothes back on. >> i just want to show you one thing. >> and love life. >> do you have any brothers? >> oh. >> i was just -- >> i do have a younger brother. >> is he married? >> can we like not actually do this? >> dan harris abc news new york. >> he wait so did dan set him, the younger brother up? >> look what are we talking about? i stopped at super jew. >> come on. >> you had me at super jew. i want to talk to him. you can't be pressured to put a ring on it.
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we start "the mix" with a video seen by more than 12 million people now online and it's of a little baby who has weak eyesight. name is piper. parents get the little child some glasses and look at the reaction. >> hi. hi piper. oh. >> how are you? >> that is cute. >> yes that's little piper. we're not sure of the age but piper you can guess, what would you say? 6, 7 months? >> like yeah. 6, 7 months yeah. >> apparently had weak eyesight since she's been born. >> even better you put a smile on your face on this monday morning. >> come on now, this is precious stuff. this is good stuff. but she totally calmed down and reaction was, this is essentially seeing clearly for the first time.
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and just kind of calmed down. the eyes got big. the smile got big. >> oh. >> this is good stuff. a lot of people checking that out online. >> that is incredible to see that. i love it. you know backpackers people go take time off, go backpacking. europe right? >> always sounded good when people do this. >> would you ever do it with a 500 pound piano and your dog. >> you lost me. >> take a listen. ♪ >> sing. >> this is doten negrin from new york. he decided to quit his day job sell his possessions and travel with his cute pup brando. they've gone to 300 different cities 21 countries. er from grand canyon to the eiffel tower in paris. but you got to move that. he takes that very piano. >> he takes that. >> he ships it to some places. puts it in the back. whatever he's got to do. that's what he does. he's got travel tips.
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talk to local individuals when he you travel and never have a concrete plan in mind like stay open. i guess when you're traveling with a 500 pound piano, you've got to be a little bit open. >> i'm always amazed that say yeah i'm going and taking a sabbatical going backpacking. how do you do that? could you do that right now? you couldn't. >> i think it's harder with kids. >> yeah. >> leave them for like a year to go backpacking might not be great. >> or even if you want to take them it, piano is easy compared to packing kids around the world. texas longhorns haven't had a lot 0 to celebrate a couple seasons here. love you all, texas. here you go your kicker just nailed an 80-yard field goal. in practice. he didn't have pads on but he's a senior. his name is nick rose. this is a big deal. 80 yards. he's a senior, you do that in the game we love you, bro. we want to end on this one. what was the -- >> we're going to send on it because we felt that carli lloyd could do the same thing. >> seize laughing at
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this morning on "world news now," underground mastermind. how the dangerous and deadly man known as el chapo still managed to pull the strings of his notorious drug cartel from prison and the elaborate plan that broke him free yet again. >> the severe summer weather hitting much of the country this morning. from flash floods to fast moving thunderstorms and tornadoes causing damage across the midwest. dangerous triple digit temperatures starting the week off for millions. the full forecast just ahead. >> ask the airlines what you need to know about getting your money back if your trip gets delayed or cancelled. why you're not as helpless as you might think. >> and congratulations to miss oklahoma who is now miss usa. the panel gent actually not seen by a lot of folks this year thanks to donald trump's controversial comments on race.
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it's monday, july 13th. captions paid for by abc, inc. from abc news this is "world from abc news, this is "world news now" with t.j. holmes and reena ninan. >> hey, good morning, everyone. we begin with a massive manhunt now going on in mexico following the brazen prison break that freed one of the world's most notorious drug lords. >> joaquin "el chapo" guzman was last seen saturday night. security experts say by now, he could be just about anywhere. details from chuck sivertsen. >> mexico's most notorious drug dealer is now it's most wanted man again. these maximum security walls proved no prison for joaquin guzman nicknamed el chapo who pulled off a storybook jail break for a second time. >> this is a huge failure. he's one of the most powerful drug cartel leaders in mexico if not the most powerful. >> guzman slipping through a small hole in his cell into a tunnel complete with ventilation, lights and a motorcycle on rails apparently used to help dig him out,
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escaping to freedom through a covert tunnel nearly a mile long that connects to this house. >> he's been notorious for his use of tunnels. sinaloa cartel has a team of engineers and miners that have built over 100 tunnels between the u.s. and mexico. >> guzman spent 13 years on the run after a previous escape. mexican authorities paraded him in handcuffs after finally recapturing him last year. el chapo at 5 is head of the mexican cartel behind one quarter of all the illegal drugs smuggled and sold in the united states his criminal empire is blamed for tens of thousands of deaths from overdoses and drug gang murders. >> chapo guzman is like the osama bin laden of drug trafficking. >> he's wanted on multiple drug trafficking indictments in the u.s. attorney general loretta lynch has offered mexico help to put him back behind bars. that won't be easy. el chapo can draw on a fortune pegged by forbes magazine at
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more than a billion dollars to bankroll life on the lam. chuck receiver son, abc news, new york. slug >> our other major story, a nuclear deal with iran is reportedly expected to be announced later today. an agreement would be met with celebration in the streets of tehran because it would mean the lifting of economic sanctions. abc's martha raddatz is the there. >> it appears that the u.s. and its partners in the negotiations are nearing a deal which an iranian vice president told us will likely come today. secretary of state john kerry met with his iranian counterpart in vienna. both men said there is still work to do. that's iranian foreign minister zarif appearing on his balcony with documents in hand but kerry said they are hopeful. the goal for the u.s. is to limit tehran's ability to build a bomb for at least a decade, for iran, they want those punishing sanctions lifted. if there is a deal, there's expected to be celebrations here in the streets of tehran.
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but back home, some in congress have voiced concern about the details of the plan. martha raddatz, abc news. senator nobel peace prize winner malala yousufzai celebrated her 1th birthday by inaugurating a girls school for refugees. the school is located in lebanon where more than a million syrians have fled from the civil war. it will serve 200 teenage girls. >> pope francis wrapped up his journey to south america with a final stop in paraguay as he headed to the airport, he drove past and blessed the site of a 2004 supermarket fire. at least 400 people died in the blaze there, one of the worst tragedies to ever hit paraguay. during his eight-day trip, he visited the poor, hospitals, even visited prisons and was treated as we have come to know him as, a rock star at just about every stop. >> from burger king to mass. love it. we love it. and the woman tossed into the air by mysterious beach
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explosion in rhode island is out of the hospital. the 60-year-old was treated for two broken ribs and a concussion. authorities are still trying to determine what caused the powerful blast. a bomb squad searched the area but found nothing out of the ordinary. some people said they smelled gas under the explosion but the gas company says there's no line under the beach. the beach reopened on sunday. >> much of the midwest getting hammered by storms. flooding rain, hail, and damaging winds that, bad weather is also spilling into parts of the south. . take a look. this is what it looked like in pensacola, florida. this was last night. drenching downpours knocking out power to thousands of people. more now from abc's phillip mena. >> severe weather marching across the midwest, triggering floods and flames. fire fully engulfing this pentecostal church in indiana. >> it sounded almost like a sonic boom. it was thundering and storming. and i thought, the lightning must have struck really close. >> janice conrad describing the
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lightning strike that authorities say likely caused the fire. this charred hymnal discovered amidst the damage. in washington state where lightning has already sparked fires this summer, hundreds forced from their homes. outside indianapolis, a tornado damaging more than two dozen homes and downing more than 100 trees. in a nearby town, five inches of rain falling in just three hours. >> it's never been like this, never gotten this bad to where it's been flooded. >> and it wasn't just storms. blazing temperatures causing heat exhaustion for 300 people at a luke bryan concert in nashville, sending 15 to the hospital. phillip mena, abc news, new york. >> incredible. the worst of those storms will span 1,000 miles from north dakota to tennessee. >> for a closer look what's on tap for today here's accuweather meteorologist molly cochran. hello to you, molly. >> thanks tj and reena. we are action packed across the north central weather speaking.
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we have the heat from omaha to kansas city. heat advisories are in effect. the threat for severe storms from chicago to springfield including nashville and louisville for monday afternoon and evening. the main impacts being damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding. definitely could hinder travel plans and want to be careful of downed trees and power lines. now, the i-95 corridor still looking okay for monday from new york city to philly. but some thunderstorms going to be advancing in looking a little bit unsettled as we move into tuesday. also some hit or miss storms across the southeast coast. t.j. and reena, back to you. >> molly, thank you so much. there's no riding in the tour de france today. it's a rest day. so to fulfill your cycle fix, we turn to what's called the tour de doughnut. >> this tour slightly shorter than the one in france. it was only 32 miles long. but surely a lot more fun. riders stopped several times just to eat as many as they waned. >> here's how it works.
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each doughnut consumed was good for a five-minute reduction in their times. so technically, any rider with enough of an appetite could finish with negative time in the race. >> they've done this 27 times. it's the 27th annual tour. there are actual winners given awards and prizes. >> what are the awards and prizes? oh, those look good though. >> they do. if they're krispy kreme, i will enter this thing next year. >> would you? >> krispy kreme. >> i'm a dunkin' donuts girl. sorry. >> my goodness gracious, i will bring you over. not to the darkside. to the good side. >> do they deliver at this hour? >> they do not. they only have one in new york in penn station. >> that might be a good thing for us. >> flying the friendly skies, there are still some friendly skies. friendly for some people. despite the rising fees, airlines are willing to pay you back for your troubles. >> and if a new miss usa is crowned but nobody was watching, does america care? i know. that's later in the "skinny." you're watching "world news now." >> what do you think will be the next --
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woolite darks. all right. guy's doing jumping jacks, doing a workout. he's getting a workout in because he's stuck. actually he's a prisoner as he called it. this is saturday night in san antonio, texas. the guy's flame is chris galvin. he passed the time as he was locked inside a fedex store. how does that happen? during the ordeal he was tweeting using the #fedex prisoner. he called another fedex store. an employee came over to let him out. he read a lot of books about collating and paper stock to pass the time. how do you get locked into a
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fedex store? >> i don't know. >> something's up with this story. >> maybe he loves bubble wrap and got a little caught up. >> there was another story i did for gma. i asked them if you got stuck in a store, what kind of store would you want it to be? >> i would love it to be a dunkin' donuts. >> i should have known. >> you should have known, teej. come on. millions of americans are traveling this month, and many will experience some sort of airline chaos, delays, cancellations, stranded. >> it's coming. it's coming. but if it happens to you, the airline may offer you compensation but abc's kayna whitworth says think twice before you accept. >> plain and simple, if you travel and you've ever been on a significantly delayed or canceled flight, the airlines most likely owe you money and it's more than you think. >> it's more than 8 million people each year that are entitled to $3.3 billion. >> online businesses like air help are guiding people on how to cash in on their travel chaos. connie lee was compensated for
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her flight from copenhagen to san francisco after it was cancelled. >> i got $800 and it was pretty cool and exciting. >> according to federal law, if you are bumped from an american flight and experience a one to two-hour delay, that's worth 200% of the one-way ticket price reaching up to $650. a two-hour plus delay, you're looking at a possible $1300 payout. in europe, if you're delayed, canceled or overbooked, passenger laws allow for up to $650. if you are rebooked the next day, your airline should also provide you with refreshments, food and accommodations. so next time you find yourself stuck at the airport, don't be so quick to accept that voucher. by doing so, you're waiving your right to full compensation. your time is worth it. kayna whitworth, abc news, los angeles. >> and the group air help that helps to file your claims they don't charge you for it but they do take 2% of whatever you
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get back. but they'll do everything for you. >> air help? just air help? >> yeah, air help. >> all right. >> when we come back, superheroes and super quips at comic-con. >> and why a television legend came back to play his trump card. "the skinny," that's next. stay with us. "world news now" continues after
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>> well, despite all the controversy over donald trump, there is a new miss usa this morning. she is olivia jordan, miss oklahoma. trump is co-owner of the pageant and has made disparaging comments about mexican-americans so the pageant ended up on an obscure cable channel. the first two runners up from texas and rhode island are hispanic. the other two african-american and multiracial. >> reelz at the bottom of your screen. i had to watch it online but i still was able to watch it. the winner olivia jordan handled the interview portion of the competition particularly well especially when she said the next big issue the u.s. needs to face is race relations. trump himself not there. in fact, he wasn't even mentioned at this thing. he tweeted he would be campaigning in phoenix although a campaign spokeswoman said nothing, he had nothing scheduled other than traveling to new york. wonder if she was thinking about
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that catch phrase, you're fired. but no, there was no mention of him there. and it should go on. it's too bad more people didn't get to see this. if was one of the number one if not the number one trending top pick for most of the part of the night while it was on. still got a lot of attention. >> i had no idea you could watch it online. >> i didn't either till i went to their website. >> the miss usa website. they had it right there up front. click here to stream online and i watched online. >> look at you, so resourceful. >> i know how to find my beauty pageants. >> never going to let that one go. >> let's turn to david letterman. he doesn't have to worry about hearing the phrase he's retired. is he retired? >> no, david letterman. yeah, he left the show and everything but i like to think he's never going to be retired. he's so good. but yes because of donald trump, he did make a surprise appearance this weekend at a comedy concert in san antonio. the headliners were his friends, martin short, steve martin. it's been two months since he
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retired from his show, the cbs "late show." the now bearded comedian admitted it was good to get out of the house but he was otherwise enjoying his retirement. >> and then a couple of days ago, donald trump said he was running for president. i have made the biggest mistake teresting things about donald trump. it included quite a few references to the donald's hair. but the top interesting fact about the candidate was well, we doishs -- it just -- >> we can't really say it. right. let's just say he said there was a resemblance between trump and a democratic party mascot. you get the point. >> i was thinking about this the other day. man, i wish i had a job where i could just grow a beard where it doesn't matter. >> and maybe wear an earring or two possibly. >> i wish i had that kind of job
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but i don't. >> "star wars," you got some catching up to do. >> comic-con. >> you got some catching up to do onstar wars" right? >> something special at comic-con but it's star wars related. we've got to get you there to be a "star wars" fan before the next one comes out. all right then. >> t.j., i am your anchor. your co-anchor. >> she gets the idea but star wars, of course, the big thing coming out in december. but comic-con, you know people going crazy about it. the stars of batman versus superman dawn of justice were on the biggest stage to debut a new trailer for the march 2016 movie. in it superman is called on the congressional carpet to explain the destruction we saw in the last film. we've seen henry cavill before as superman but this will be a first chance to see ben affleck as batman. >> yeah not to mention he's aided by wonder woman who is
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getting a complete fashion makeover for this film. i don't know about this one. but the best line at comic-con this weekend may have belonged to bryan cranston, remember him from "breaking bad"? he was there to promote his own super hero tv series "supermansion." but he couldn't completely escape "breaking bad" which was also filmed in albuquerque? >> did you have fun there. >> yeah, i'd go and visit your mother once in awhile. >> what? no, he didn't. no, he didn't. >> you're a big "breaking bad" fan. is that some part of the show? that wasn't a reference to the show. he just hung out with your mom. back to present day. the emmy winning actor voices a character named titanium rex, an aging superhero. it will stream on crackle in the fall. like we said a lot of people talking about the big deal -- there was a new behind the scenes four-minute teaser for
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♪ "star wars" music? is that our version? >> "star wars," you're right. >> is that our version of it? >> like the "world news now." >> the only one we could afford. we are five months, five days away from the debut of the new "star wars" episode 7.
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i'm keeping count. i know this is not your thing necessarily. >> well, i like a princess leia do. >> you should do that one morning. >> maybe one morning you could be luke skywalker and i'll be princess leia. >> i have no problem with that. >> all right. >> with the new "star wars," they've got a new trailer and making public appearances by the stars of episode 7 "the force awakens," and abc's clayton sandell has the latest. >> you'd have to be frozen in carbonite not to know for star wars fans this is a big deal. >> ladies and gentlemen, harrison ford. >> hans solo himself, ford's first public appearance since a real-life golf course crash landing back in march. >> how are you feeling? are you feeling good? are you feeling okay? >> yeah, i'm fine. >> good. >> how are you? >> reuniting with the cast and crew of episode 7, including originals carrie fisher and mark hamill at san diego comic-con talking about a movie galaxy they haven't been to in more than 30 years.
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>> we're home. in just released clips behind the scenes, we see leia again for the first time, new creatures and old. mark hamill says this film won't overload on computer generated effects perhaps a jab at the last trilogy that turned many fans off. >> real sets keeping one foot in the predigital world. >> the night ended with another surprise. who wants to go see a live "star wars" concert right now? >> a concert for 6500 people. everybody got a lightsaber. ford even used one as a cane. but for long time fans like me to the younger ones -- who is this? >> chewbacca. >> "star wars" never gets olds. >> lucas film is a part of abc's parent company disney. move along. >> clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> thank you for getting that in there so we didn't have to do it. that's the best part of that piece. >> that's the news for this half
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