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s. making news in america this morning, playing politics with the historic agreement with iran now a done deal. a new round of debate just beginning. vowing to fight the new deal. trump on top. the new poll numbers putting the donald ahead of the field. his opponents forced to take him seriously. cybersummer. americans hopping online to take advantage of bargain sales but it's christmas in july living up to the hype? something borrowed like a ride on the big day. the bridesmaids who had to improvise on the way to the wedding by hitchhiking. well good wednesday morning. president obama expected to defend the historic nuclear deal
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with iran later today at a news conference. >> but republicans in congress are blasting that new deal vowing they will derail it. abc's bazi kanani joining us now from washington with more on that opposition. good morning to you, bazi. >> reporter: good morning, t.j. good morning reena. it has taken years of diplomacy to get iran to the negotiating table and many months more to work out the deal but the fight is not over yet. on the streets of iran celebrations the crowds hopeful for a better future after negotiators emerged victorious announcing they had finally struck a historic nuclear deal with iran. the basic outline of the deal iran will voluntarily cut back most of its nuclear activities for the next decade and submit to constant international inspections. in return the u.s. and its allies will lift the sanctions crippling iran's economy. but it's not a done deal unless it's approved by congress where the republican majority is
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already unified in opposition. >> it may be the worst diplomatic agreement in the history of the united states. >> reporter: critics say the deal would only delay iran's nuclear ambitions and would give the country more money to fund terrorist operations. but president obama says legislation to block the deal would be irresponsible and vows to veto it. >> no deal means a greater chance of more war in the middle east. >> reporter: the president and the u.s.' chief negotiator secretary of state john kerry now pushing to convince the american public and a skeptical congress to sign on. >> so what's the alternative? the alternative is to what go to war immediately, bomb them sanction them further, well wait no you can't sanction them further. >> the most recent poll found a majority of americans in favor of working out a deal with iran. now there are some democrats who are opposed to parts of the agreement, but analysts don't expect there will be enough of them to help republicans
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overrule a veto. reena, t.j. >> important detail there, bazi thank you so much live in washington. our other major story, the stormy weather forging a path across nearly two dozen state. >> latest radar showing us the severe weather moving toward the carolinas and georgia where heavy rain damaging wind and a possible tornado likely. so far, state of kentucky though has been one of the hardest hit with at least two people killed by surging floodwaters in rural johnson county 4 inches of rain fell in an hour destroying dozens of homes, washing out roads and scattering debris. the search for six people will resume at daybreak. presidential politics and donald trump topping the latest poll of republican candidates. some got 17%. file followed by jeb bush at 14%. they were the only two candidates to get double digits. when it comes down to beating hillary clinton, the poll found trump fared the worst among the seven leading gop candidates.
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>> deliberations begin in the mass murder trial stemming from the colorado movie theater massacre. in closing arguments prosecutors insisted james holmes was sane and deliberately planned that shooting that left 12 people dead and injured 70. but the defense said holmes was controlled by schizophrenia and could not tell right from wrong. the jury has to consider thousands of pieces of evidence and testimony from 250 witnesses. turning now to the hunt for mexican drug lord joaquin "el chapo" guzman seen here in his prison cell before his bold escape. we're getting a look inside the tunnel that went from el chapo's prison to a house a mile away. there's a motorcycle and generator, custom built to his height 5'6". the mexican government acknowledging el chapo had inside help on a grand scale. so far three top prison officials have been fired. a massachusetts man turned in by his police officer father has been ordered to remain in jail on terrorism related charges. in court prosecutors played a
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portion of an fbi interview in which alexander ciccolo expresses support for isis and calls those beheaded crips and the lowest of low. they say he planned to set off a pressure cooker bomb in a university cafeteria at lunchtime in order to kill as many people as possible. a disturbing videotape has now been released showing an unarmed man shot dead by police near los angeles. this was two years ago. on this video the man who was drunk at the time refuses a police order to stand still with his hands up. he was shot eight times. city of gardena later paid his family $4.7 million to settle a lawsuit. the public had a right to see the incident which led to that large payout a judge said. newly released dash cam showing a police officer getting deliberately run over. a silver sedan and the passenger got out and ran off. as the officer moves to go after the passenger, the driver ran
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him over sending him sliding over the hood of the car. the officer managed to fire three shots. he and the driver both suffered nonlife threaten injuries. a regional airline being punished because of an incident. the southwest crew was operating when this occurred. it lost 12,000 feet of altitude so the faa says skywest flights now have to flight at a lower altitude and maintain minimum speeds. skywest says no stall took place. a big sigh of relief for nasa getting confirmation that its mission to pluto is a huge success. after hours of silence, the new horizon spacecraft phoned home letting the space agency known it had come within 8,000 miles of the planet. the 3 billion mile journey making the u.s. the only nation to visit every single planet in the solar system. >> today's mission was just one
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more step on the journey of getting humans to mars because it gives us one more piece of the puzzle about our solar system. >> today the spacecraft will beam back the closest pictures ever taken of pluto and spend the next 16 months transmitting data back to earth. well coming up why kids are choosing apps over desserts when it comes to rewards. >> just made a deal. just went live. are the online megasales really worth it? no day at the beach for these folks. the flyover that got a little too close for comfort.
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well the fight over that hit song "blurred lines" won't cost pharrell williams and robin thicke as much as they thought. a judge trimmed $2 million off. they will have to pay marvin gaye's family $5.3 million for copying part of his 1977 song "gotta give it up." the judge awarded the family 50% of "blurred lines" future royalty. amazon's megasale in celebration of the company's 20th anniversary. the prime day sale promises to rival black friday with rock bottom deals on everything from electronics to toys. the deep discounts available for just one day only to samson prime members who have a subscription service which is $99 a year. the christmas in july promotions include a 32-inch l.e.d. tv for only $75 and bose headphones for just under 80 bucks.
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on twitter overnight some called it a letdown and joke. walmart is also putting thousands of products on sale. the finance division of honda paying $25 million to settle claims it charged minorities higher interest rates. those minority customers paid an average of $150 to $250 more during the terms of their loan according to the justice department. an investigation revealed honda dealers could raise interest rates at their own discretion and get more money from honda by doing so. blue bell says it's about ready to start making ice cream again. the struggling company stopped production and recalled its products in april after the ice cream was linked to listeria illnesses and at least three deaths. now blue bell has received a big investment from a prominent texas businessman. no date yet for when it will return to shelf. turn now to a sign of the digital times. a new study indicating how popular playing with tablets is for kids. >> i couldn't believe this. it says 41% of parents say their
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kids would choose the tablet over eating dessert. 33% say the kids would prefer having a sweet treat to finish a meal. the same study says 58% of kids have their own tablets. maybe that makes a difference. we only had three channels growing up. >> maybe it will cut down on childhood obesity skipping dessert. the incredible survival story of that teen stranded in the woods after her plane crashes. how watching television helped her get out alive. baseball's best to the diamond last night but were they outshined by a controversial star? it's so shiny. i know, mommy, but it's time to let the new kitchen get some sleep. if you want beautiful results, you know where to go - angie's list. now everyone can get highly rated service even without a membership. you can shop special offers or just tell us what you need
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and somebody says, smellin' around, "i smell cookies." i said, "oh no you just smell me, i just got out of work that's honey bunches of oats, that's all." i said "don't eat me now." a look at your morning road conditions. heavy rain in utah colorado and wyoming as well as florida's east coast. also you can expect some flash flooding in the northeast. if you're flying airport delays possible in kansas city boston new york city philadelphia washington and charlotte. well crews in washington state have located some of the wreckage from that small plane crash that killed a montana couple. >> but their granddaughter who survived the crash and two terrifying days in the wilderness has gone home from the hospital as ryan owens reports new details of her ordeal have emerged on newly released 911 calls. >> reporter: she's 16 after all.
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autumn veatch continues to recover watching news coverage of her survival story. we hear her voice as she tells a 911 operator how she lived through a plane crash. >> yeah i'm the only one that survived. >> okay. are you injured at all? >> yeah i have a lot of burns on my hands and i'm like kind of covered in bruises and scratches and stuff. >> reporter: they were flying from montana to washington state saturday afternoon when she says the small plane hit bad weather and slammed into the side of a mountain. >> kind of like a superhero. >> reporter: with no sign of help she started hiking down the mountain following a creek that led to a river. she kept walking the water's edge until finally on monday she found a road and flagged down a car. her dad says she learned how to stay alive in this rugged wilderness by watching survival shows with him including discover's "survivorman." >> survival.
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>> "survivorman" should be very proud of her. >> reporter: ryan/wednesday abc news, brewster, washington. also from wall state an explosion overnight in an aerospace plant. officials in newport say a hazmat team had to be called in which makes interiors for airplanes. five injured. residents living as far as a mile away felt the explosion and an apartment complex and a fashion food restaurant had to be evacuated. police in vallejo, california are refusing to apologize for that bizarre "gone girl" style kidnapping case saying they still believe it's a hoax. evidence turned up by the fbi that investigators says matthew muller masterminded the kidnapping and other crimes. muller now suspected in a 2009 home invasion in palo alto. in march aaron quinn reported he had been tied up and his girlfriend, denise huskins, had been kidnapped. she turned up safe two days later. a stunning scene from a blue angels air show in pensacola, florida.
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one jet flying low. how low? that low. too low for some. thousands gathered along the shoreline. the jet's power sent tents and umbrellas flying into the air. fans forced to pick up their belongings before they were able to enjoy the rest of the show. another big show. major league baseball. the all-star game in cincinnati. before it started, though former cincinnati reds great pete rose made a rare on field appearance receiving a long ovation from fans. rose as you know, is reinstatement. following that pregame ceremony the all-stars got down to business. >> highlights from our guys. >> jonathan coachman kevin connors is
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very first batter of the game is mike trout. he won mvp last year. he won mvp again this year. solo home run first player to lead off the all-star game with a home run since joe morgan back in 1977. how about andrew mccutcheon. first pirate to homer in an all-star since dave parker. top seven, manny machado, off frankie rodriguez. brock holtz will score on the rbi double. the american leg 4-2 and then would tack on more. brian dozier only named to the all-star team after jose bautista had to sit out with a shoulder injury. off mark melonanconmelancon. all the guys have the next couple of days off then everybody will be back at it on
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friday night. that's going to do it for us. kev, coach, enjoy your day. >> our thanks guys. some have the night off because they'll be partying. a special programming note. espn's espy awards will be here on abc tonight. caitlyn jenner will receive the arthur ashe courage award. it starts at 8:00 7:00 central. look forward to that. up next in "the pulse," going away. the stranded bridesmaids forced to take drastic measures on the big day. feeling the force, the jedi masters taking on the empire with their gopro cameras? as quickly as it used to? introducing neutrogena hydro boost water gel. instantly quenches skin to keep it supple and hydrated day after day. formulated with hydrating hyaluronic acid which retains up to 1000 times its weight in water. this refreshing water gel plumps skin cells with intense hydration and locks it in. for supple, hydrated skin that bounces back. new hydro boost.
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they didn't have time to wait for another to show up so luckily along with the bride's mother they were picked up by a woman and taken to the wedding venue. >> the bride reached out through facebook and was able to offer a personal thank you afterwards. >> do what you got to do. donald trump, he's been making a lot of news lately and his mane his hair has been talked a lot. usually the butt of jokes now the inspiration behind this. >> trump your cat. it's setting social media on fire. check out these fashionable felines impersonating the donald with matching toupees. crazy one. as you can see some of the cats have even mastered the trump scowl. >> wonder what he thinks about this. >> look at that. that's pretty good. well evidence that excitement is growing ahead of the new "star wars" movie coming out in december. >> one guy put together a youtube video called jedi with a
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>> ♪♪ >> good morning everyone, i'm matt o'donnell. 4:27 a.m. some of us are experiencing some severe weather this morning. check out the lightning over center city. right now some areas are under severe weather warnings. an elderly woman caught in the crossfire. we are following new details on a 79-year-old woman who was shot while sitting on her porch. mayor michael nutter jumps into action. see more of this video of what happened when a homeless man came to confront the mayor. all these stories much more and traffic next on "action news." and finally this morning, a less well known superhero who is expected to hold his own this coming weekend at the box office he's "ant-man." >> and he's the title character of a new film from marvel studios, a division of our
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parent company. abc's abbie boudreau spoke with the stars of "ant-man." >> reporter: paul ruud like you've never seen him before. >> damn right, i'm ant-man. >> reporter: playing a superhero in marvel's new action adventure film "ant-man." a star contrast from his dad bod in "this is 40" to the best shape of his life. did you know you would have to strip down a little bit. >> there's a great motivator for staying on course and exercising and eating well it's like knowing you'll be playing a superhero in a marvel movie. >> reporter: famous for his string of cult classic movies from "wet hot american summer." >> taste like a burger. i don't like you anymore. >> reporter: to "anchorman." >> 60% of the time it works every time. >> reporter: now paul ruud makes a move from comedy star to
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action star albeit a tiny one with superhuman strength on a mission to save the world. >> most aren't familiar with ant-man. when he shrinks to the size of an ant that means you're invisible. >> reporter: the film uses special macro photography to capture the action sequences from the point of view of an ant. >> the world sure seems different from down here doesn't it scott. >> reporter: among the all-star cast of characters the legendary michael douglas. >> i want you to break into a place and steal some stuff. >> reporter: who plays the role of hank pym, the mastermind behind the suit. i thought it's about time michael douglas is in a superhero movie. >> that's what i thought too. glad somebody agreed. it was fun. >> reporter: i'm abbie boudreau in los angeles. >> kids are going to love this one. >> oh, yeah. >> paul ruud is going to be live on "good morning america" in a couple of hours. >> we'll see him in times square maybe. that's what's making news in america this mor
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>> ♪♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> ♪♪ >> it is 4:30 on this wednesday and we begin with breaking news. there is a severe thunderstorm warning posted for parts of our area. plus flood advisories due to quick falling rain. here's a few from mobile6 traveling on the schuylkill expressway westbound heading into some of the thunderstorms that are ripping through the western suburbs right now. >> a lot of lightning driving in this morning. this is a look at some of the lightning brightening the skies over the philadelphia international airport at about 3:45 this morning. the streaking light across the


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