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this little boy coming home from school. abc's receive osunsami has the story. >> reporter: houston police are begging the street to help them find the murderer who stabbed and killed josue flores, seen here wearing a green backpack, walking home from an afterschool science club meeting at marshall middle school. >> the murderer is still loose at this point. >> reporter: police want families to take a good look at this video from a home security system. in the pictures, the 11-year-old is just two blocks from where he was attacked in broad daylight last tuesday. witnesses say they heard loud screaming and saw the boy struggling with someone who ran off. here's his green backpack. paramedics left it behind as they tried to save the boy's life. >> whoever did this needs to pay. >> pretty sure parents are going to be more afraid now, you know, because the guy's still out there. >> reporter: police are looking for a tall black suspect who was wearing a black shirt, black pants and had a green jacket thrown over his shoulder. the boy's family says he wasn't carrying a cell phone or computer. nothing anyone would want to steal.
well wishers are raising money to help cover today's funeral expenses. steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. >> a teenage cancer patient from southern california got a hollywood surprise. ryan wilcox is a huge fan of the captain america series. so imagine his reaction when these three showed up at his door. robert downey junior, chris evans and gwyneth paltrow. >> so paltrow from the films heard about ryan through social media and arranged the surprise. ryan says that he identifies with captain america because he never gives up. >> unbelievable. ryan, by the way, never gives up either. he has had to fight a brain tumor before. his mother worries his blood cancer now a result of that chemotherapy. he is not giving up either. what a great role model to show up at his door. >> the civil war is over apparently. look what he did. >> captain america and ironman. >> he brought them back together. >> very good. coming up, act two for chelsea handler. >> love her or hate her she is
>> little stevie. apparently you might be able to call chelsea handler the new golden lady of comedy. she made her name on e's chelsea lately which gained an almost cult following. >> now she's taking her comedy to netflix. this morning we're getting a rare glimpse backstage at her new show. we're up "up all nightline" now with abc's flick watt. >> reporter: she has made a career out of being unapologetic. >> how was prison. >> i like your dress. >> i like your body. >> right now trying to reinvent herself. >> my name is oprah. >> oprah. >> no, you can say black. it's fine. >> reporter: and perhaps the oldest tv format in the book. >> thank you very much. >> reporter: the talk show. >> here i am. did you miss me? i missed you. it's not your traditional talk show in the fact it's not the same format every single night. it's different things. >> reporter: because it's on netflix, it airs in 190 countries with sub titles. >> then they have all these
linguists and translators who have been studying my language and for the last probably six months because if they translate it literally, it could mean something completely different. >> you can say anything. it's netflix. >> reporter: netflix has signed up for 90 shows a year. they drop just after midnight wednesdays, thursdays and fridays. >> it's a whole new endeavor for them and for me. >> reporter: so if you do well, you may change the way netflix operates? >> yeah. >> no pressure. >> no. it's a huge commitment. >> it's like being married. >> it's like having a baby. >> reporter: handler will tackle election season. >> can you tell me what your thoughts on trump are? >> reporter: here she is with president obama's former speechwriter jon favreau. >> he's not going to win. >> he's not going to win, everybody. >> reporter: and a group of older voters in swing state florida. >> anyone in this room planning on voting for donald trump? really? >> yes. >> why don't you explain yourself. >> i'm allowed to talk about how stupid somebody is and i don't
have to care about getting them on my show or what he thinks about me. >> reporter: i don't think you've ever cared about that stuff. >> no, i haven't. >> reporter: that's part of your appeal. >> maybe, yeah. >> reporter: did you ever think you would get a platform where people would listen to actually what you have to say and what you think and you know, take that seriously? >> yeah, i did. >> you did think that was going to to happen. >> i had a lot of confidence. my father thought i was really like special. and he did a real number on me. >> reporter: does it bother you some people don't like. >> you. >> of course it bothers you. but i try and focus on the people that do like me especially with the show launching i pay more attention to what people are saying than i would normally. >> reporter: yeah, she's funny. >> this is happening. that's so stupid. >> reporter: now she wants to be more than just funny. >> it will take a little bit getting used to. >> reporter: wanting to grow up a little bit. >> yeah, i think it's time to grow up a little bit. not too much. >> reporter: what do you mean by that? >> to be responsible for the
message that i'm putting out there. if you're going to be an entertainer, you may, as well be interesting and do something a little bit more responsible. i'm not a journalist, not somebody who didn't go to journalism school but still has a career sitting right in front of me. >> reporter: i take it back. i hate her. i'm nick watt for "nightline" in los angeles. >> flick is splitten by her. >> and she says that the new show will have the kind of celebrity stuff like the old show did, but she wants to have more in-depth interviews on this one. >> netflix backed up the brinks truck to give they are $10 million a year. >> she says the big hurdle is to get people to stream the show. can they get used to that kind of new format. >> it is an interesting format for that sort of show. >> "time" magazine says she's one of its most 100 influential people. maybe this prove that. >> we'll check it out at some point. coming up, the newly minted college grad who is sure to make you feel like a slacker. >> you're watching "world news now." don't let dust and allergies get between you
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finish line. >> beand nan. >> you know has so many reasons to hold her head high graduatesing from the college of new rochelle is just one of them. she and her family lived in homeless shelters for seven years. at 18, she lost her mother, a single parent. >> i had to become head of household and inheart our section 8 from the housing authority and had i two disabled brothers that relied on no one else. it was up to me. i thought am i still able to go to school. >> reporter: she found a way by working four yobs on a time. >> i worked for vector marketing, i worked for payroll, the i.t. department. >> reporter: you get the idea all while caring for her older brothers in the bronx. paul has rebel failure and michael has down's syndrome. both beaming for their sister who also edited the school's literary magazine, founded and i may club and is graduating with
honors. >> one of the most energetic, creative, intelligent students i've had at the college of new rochelle. she's going to have a bright, wonderful future. >> reporter: she is now the first person in her family toe receive a college diploma and thought of those who inspired along the way and her mom. >> i think she would be super proud. she loved to wear her ruby red lipstick. that's probably what i would be covered in, red kisses. >> reporter: that's next for bianca? a celebratory dinner and she says she would like to sleep a little bit before she looks for a job. she would like to find something in the world of animal welfare. on the upper westside, lauren glassburg, channel 7 eyewitness news. >> something tells me she will have no problem finding a job. >> or five. >> not surprising she wants to sleep. >> i feel like a slacker. i had a summer job once. >> once? >> once.
breaking news this morning on "world news now." chaos at a donald trump rally as protests turned violent. >> police crashed with rioters in new mexico as trump teamed up with the republican national committee for his first official campaign fund-raiser. trump said he would not back down to dissenters including hillary clinton. hear how she's going after him. megatwisters striking the plains. storm chasers getting dangerously close to this tornado in kansas. the storm system bringing destruction to other parts of the region and not letting up. talk about a wake-up call. a woman on safari got some unsuspeexpected visitors. only that thin piece of tent lining separated her from three thirsty lions. thankfully, they weren't hungry. >> and the grand finale last night's epic conclusion to
"dancing with the stars." all the favorites were back in and outside of the ballroom for what was an action-packed event. we'll give you all the highlights including, of course, which star took only the coveted mirror ball trophy on this wednesday, may 25th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> we do say good morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> welcome back. >> it is good to be back. it's great to be back for dancing with the stars finale. >> it was a big one. >> it was a very fun show. they know how to make it an event. >> it was emotional. there was so much going on. i loved the whole thing. >> i laughed, i cried. >> you cried. >> not really. it was fun. >> hi, everyone. i'm diane macedo. we begin with a donald trump rally in new mexico where angry protest razor clashing with police in riot gear that it was a long night. scenes of violence erupted overnight outside the albuquerque convention center as
trump addressed thousands of support ares inside. pro tethers threw rocks and bottles at officers, overran barricades and shattered windows at the main entrance. police responded with pepper spray at times. the flare-up follows a day of increasingly ugly attacks between trump and hillary clinton. it's your voice, your vote. abc's kenneth moton has more on the latest war of words. >> reporter: the anticipated general election race between hillary clinton and donald trump has gotten down right nasty and personal. >> why on earth would we elect somebody president who actually root ford the collapse of the mortgage market. >> reporter: in this video, trump used the voice of monica lewinsky and other women who raised accusations of sexual misconduct against former president bill clinton. >> whoa. >> reporter: "the washington post" reports trump is also reigniting the decades old right wing conspiracy theories on the
death of white house an staffer vince foster. trump called his suicide fishy. the clintons are fighting back by attack trump the businessman. >> you and i together we're not going to let him bankrupt america. >> reporter: clinton is fighting a war on all fronts rival bernie sanders blasted clinton for declining to debate him in california as he continues his march to the democratic convention. >> if we march out with the democratic nomination, donald trump is toast. >> reporter: to prove every vote count, sanders requested a county by county recanvass or review of all the votes in the kentucky democratic primary. clinton declared victory but the race was too close to call since she leads sanders by less than 2,000 votes. >> kenneth, thank you. sticking with politics, breaking overnight, donald trump is getting the endorsement he's been waiting for. sources tell abc news house speaker paul ryan will officially back trump. earlier this month, trump and ryan said that he was not ready
to support the presumptive republican nominee. and he even held off on endorsing trump after their face to face meeting two weeks ago. ryan had expressed concerns over some of trump's ideas including proposal to bab muslims from entering the country. and there's more breaking news. a powerful storms hitting the central plains right now. at least one home in kansas is destroyed and some buildings damages. winds knocked down utility poles and blew over a truck on u.s. 50. there were reports of some injuries but some of those critical but the details are still sketchy. a severe thunderstorm west of dodge city, kansas, was so strong it troued multiple tornadoes at the same time. luckily those twisters stayed mostly over farmland. you can see how fare powerful they were on the ground. we'll have more from that region in our next half hour. thousands of u.s.-backed fighters in syria have launched a major offensive to retake the city of raqqahing from isis. battle is being led primarily by
kurdish force with air support from the u.s.-led coalition. stoois has controlled the northern city city for the past 2 1/2 years. egyption authorities are taking steps to begin identifying the remains of those on board egyptair 804. relatives of victims are givingd na samples that will be compared with remains found in the sea. there was some confusion yesterday when one egyptian official said body parts that were recovered suggest the jet was brought down by an explosion. later, that suggestion was dismissed. the justice department is seeking the death penalty against the man accused of killing nine black parishioners in north carolina. dylann roof is awaiting trial in connection with the attack in charleston. this is an unusual move from the justice department. federal executions are extremely rare. still attorney general loretta lynch says in this case it's warranted. the bodies of a missing washington state couple have been found buried not far from
their home. two brothers have been charged with murdering the husband and wife over a property dispute. the sheriff's department says one of the brothers now in custody provided the information that led to the discovery. the other brother is still on the loose. in pennsylvania, a stunning turn of events for the entertainer once known as america's favorite dad. a judge ordered bill cosby to stand trial for sexual assault charges. the alleged victim andrea constand did not appear in court yesterday. prosecutors say the actor drugged and sexually assaulted her at his home in 2004. cosby's defense team wanted the charges dropped. >> the inconsistencies that plague this investigation from the beginning continue to plague it now. this case should end immediately. >> cosby's lawyers also pointed out after the alleged incident, the accuser stayed in touch and in contact and even gave gifts to cosby. he waived a formal arraignment.
which means he automatically enters a plea of not guilty. this is the only criminal case against cosby. a trial date not set. >> an oregon top cop placed on leave. larry o'day accidentally shot a friend while on vacation in april. rethers were initially told the friend accidentally shot himself. o'day is a 30-year veteran with portland's police department. the shooting incident is the subject of at least three investigations. the administrator of the tsa will be on capitol hill where he can expect a grilling about long lines at security in airports. peter ef fin jer can expect to be questioned about the dismissal of kelly hoggan. new moves designed to keep lines moving smoothly get their first test this weekend with memorial day travel. critics say a change of leadership may not be enough. >> does a management shake-up change the lines? >> i don't believe and i think tsa has said this it's going to change the lines this summer.
>> among the changes the tsa is making the launching of a command center which will coordinate with airlines. that center will be able to deploy more officers and dog unitston specific airports if a surge in travelers is expected. the real estate market is off to a strong start. new home sales soared nearly 17% to the highest level in more than eight years. new and existing homes together sold at the fastest pace in nine years. median selling price was up almost 10% and the housing market is getting a boost from a healthy employment rate and cheap interest rates. but not so much for young adults. more and more of them are continuing to live with their parents. in fact, hue research reports that the first time on record living with parents is the most common arrangement for people between 18 and 34. those records go back to 1880. the researchers say millenials are concentrating more on school and contemporaries and less on forming new family or getting a new home.
and here's a story that has been has had a lot of people buzzing we shall say. at the center of it is a poor woman and her mitsubishi outlander. >> there's the outlander. part of it back there is covered with about 20,000 bees. all of them were trying to follow their queen which apparently had gotten into a gap in the trunk. >> oh. a bee keeper collected them all but the next morning all the bees were back again trying to get near the queen. a bunch of thirsty bees. the beekeeper never found the queen but apparently. >> can't mess with the queen. >> she was there. >> she's got to be in there, right? they seem to think so. maybe she was kind of tired of them and wanted to move on. >> mother of bees. >> stop buzzing leave me alone. coming up, the stallion they're calling the most handsome horse in the world. >> but first a major warning to pet owners about a common plant and how it can poison and
sometimes even kill your animals. an investigation into the lack of warning signs just ahead. also ahead, the fearsome threesome leaving it all on the ballroom floor in dancing with the stars. we have a full report direct from hollywood. >> and remember to find us on base fook wnnfans.com and twitter @abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." i'm lucky to get through a shift without a disaster.
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a woman camping in africa looked out of her tent to see three lions licking water from just outside of it. now that, material you're seeing is just a strip of mesh that is separating her from the lions. now, what i want to know is how on earth she managed to remain composed enough to record the scene. she later wrote on facebook that the experience was a privilege. >> it makes you count your blessings i guess. that's sort of a privilege. >> apparently you don't want to leave your tent flap 0 open because as long it's closed they don't know you're there. if it's open, they can smell you. >> here's another thing. don't camp out over there. >> do that, too. >> here at home, we have a new warning for pet owners over what your four-legged friends might take a bite of. >> you might know about the dangers of poinsettias, chocolate and grapes, there's another house plant so toxic to plants one or two seeds can be deadly. here's steve osunsami.
>> take a look at this everyday plant that grows in homes across america. it's the sago palm and one small bite from its leaves is enough to kill. tiffany and taylor smith lost their 4-year-old bulldog when he died two days before christmas 2014. >> we never knew what happened to walter. >> reporter: it all made sense when history repeated itself with their new puppy wilbur suffering seizures after they saw him chewing on a sago palm. >> exact same symptoms. >> he googled it. >> the first thing i saw was poison control and emergency vet. >> veterinarian came in and says he has a 50/50 chance. he was in stage three liver failure. >> reporter: this time their dog survived. >> is this one of the most difficult things you guys have dealt with? >> easily. >> yeah. >> reporter: how do you explain that to someone? >> it's the worst. >> it's like losing a family member, a child. >> reporter: over the last ten years, the nation's leading
animal cruelty prevention organization says more than 1400 dogs have been pointed by the palms. 34 of them died. surprisingly we found no federal agency is responsible forewarning pet owners about this plant. that means it's at each store's discretion to let you know. we wanted to find out how often are sago palms sold without warning labels. we sent producers to stores across the country on the hunt for those labels. >> first thing you see, extremely poisonous to animals. >> reporter: at the five lowes stores we vusted it was different from store to store. in one new jersey store, no warning labels on any of the plants we found. but in this california store. >> you can see there is a warning label. >> reporter: a label on each one. at all four mom and mop stores we visited. >> no warning label at all on this plant. >> reporter: so we asked the store clerk why. >> do you know whether they're safe for animals? >> if animals were to ingest
them, it would be harmful. >> do you guys caution people if they're buying them? >> only if they ask that question. >> reporter: that store did not respond after our repeated requests for comment but lowe's told us it's our intention every sago palm be labelled. tags may come off before they are purchased. we're looking at ways they can be affixed. >> what do you say to dog owners everywhere? >> eremove the plants. take them out of your yard, out of your house. they are not worth it. >> reporter: it's important to remember it's not just the leaves that are poisonous. the seeds are, too. especially so. it's not just pets getting sick. in florida alone, more than a quart of all poisonings are children under 5. steve osunsami, abc, atlanta. >> frightening. coming up in our next half hour, the new warning about the zika virus.
♪ dance, darngs dance ain't nobody keep dangerous ♪ >> so just dance, dance, dance. >> dance indeed. on last night's season finale of dancing with the stars it was about way more than dancing. > it was an emotional night. nyle dimarco capping off what some are calling the comoest competitive season in years. >> lauren lyster has the latest from hollywood for us. good morning. >> tonight's show had big
performances. a reunion of all contestants and, of course, the winner was crowned. a star studded finale for season 22's "dancing with the stars." enough for multiple stages and los angeles rooftops. with all 12 original celebrity contestants back out on the dance floor. and several live performances including pitbull. ♪ >> reporter: and fifth harmony. but it all came down to the three finalists and their last fusion dance with just 24 hours to rehearse. ♪ just like fire >> reporter: first up despite suffering a recent pelvic and back injury, ginger zee. >> you transformed from a weather girl to a true leading lady. >> 9, 9, 9. ♪ >> reporter: then it was model and the show's first completely deaf con teasent nyle dimarco. >> what you prove is the only boundaries are ones that we put
on ourselves. >> 10, 10, 10. ♪ >> reporter: and finally, going into the show with the highest score from last night, ufc fighter paige vanzant. >> page, have you set the standard from day one of this competition and you continue to set the standard. >> reporter: the hosts first revealed this season's third place celebrity. >> ginger and val. >> thank you all so much for having me. thank you. >> reporter: then the big moment. the dancing with the stars sheinelle. >> nile and peta. nyle and peta. >> reporter: a big night indade for nyle dimarco. it doesn't end here. the winners fly across the country overnight to appear first thing in the morning on "good morning america." kendis and diane. >> thank but want to mention nyle tweet aid few hours ago, i can't believe we won the mirror ball. this is for the 70 million deaf people in the world. >> he was so emotional at the whole thing.
okay. topping "the mix," this is why some folks won't let certain uncles baby-sit their kids. >> oh, boy. >> so this kid said, hey, my uncle, i want to get the haircut that looks like the guy next door. so happens the guy next door has male pattern baldness. he grants what the kid wanted. this is in the uk. shawn is the uncle here. look at the back. >> i mean. >> it really does look. >> it seems to be a very accurate portrayal. >> obviously, he said that afterwards, he didn't let him keep it, but just imagine his parents' reaction to that. >> ow. i would have loved to have seen that. oh, hi, honey. how was your day. uncle of the year. >> talking about hair, meet
perhaps the being with the most beautiful luscious locks i think we've ever seen. meet frederick the great coined the fabio of horses. the most handsome horse in the world if you will. >> look at him. >> he's a parisian stallion. the same kind of horse that was ridden by zorro, by the way. black beauty has nothing on him. >> he is beautiful. >> frederick the great. more than 12,000 followers on facebook. >> i would follow frederick the great, as well. >> i think we might have to. he has a blog, too. >> look at the muscle. frederick's got more fans than we do. >> that's the good brazilian dwaev. >> au natural for fled rick. that's what his hairdresser says though. au natural. >> all that sexiness to a woman who really has a way with animals. particularly one elephant here. this is in thailand. and when she starts singing, the elephant here falls asleep.
♪ >> that's really sweet. >> that's really sweet. okay, okay. >> sorry. >> we've got go. >> yeah. what were we talking about. >> she's very effective. i like that. >> i went to new zealand one of the most beautiful places i've ever been. it's just as beautiful below ground as it is above ground. >> the subway. >> take a look. this is a cave full of glow worms. >> that is really cool. >> the photographer -- they have fos for resent glow to them and hang out in caves. they're limestone caves. the photographer says you have to stand completely still in cold water for up to six to eight hours a day in order to photograph them properly because you have to keep the shutter open to catch the glow. he says totally worth it. >> yeah. >> i think so since i wasn't the one who had to stand in cold water for six to eight hours. >> anything for the photo. i'm glad he did it and not us.
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breaking news this morning on "world news now." dangerous storms, tornadoes leveling homes and knocking out power for residents. flash floods sweeping away a teenager. the full accuweather forecast ahead. >> and a yos overnight at a donald trump rally. those are police in albuquerque using smoke, grenades and pepper spray trying to fight back protesters. this as trump finally gets the an probable of one of the stars of the republican party. >> new this half hour, president obama treated like a rock star overseas. >> his trip through asia captivated people in the streets and thousands riding on motor bikes just trying to catch a glimpse of the president before he makes his next move across the region. >> last night's season finale of "dancing with the stars." who took home the mirror ball trophy and what the champ is
saying about who is ending up as the real winners. we're taking you backstage in "the skinny" on this wednesday, may 25th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> you like that, huh? the dancing? >> i liked the dancing. >> did you dance on your vacation at all? >> i might have done some dancing and some singing. it's not socially acceptable for anybody to hear or see. >> we're happy to have you back. i'm glad you didn't document that part of it. >> yes. it is good to be back. we're going to start on a serious note and with the breaking news developing overnight. a new round of severe storms on the move. >> this monster twister in kansas was one of two dozen tornadoes reported in five states. this by far was one of the biggest. storm chasers are getting a up close look at those powerful
storms. police are going door to door checking for victims. >> tornadoes touched down in michigan, colorado, texas and oklahoma. several homes and trailers damaged or destroyed there and trees and utility poles were knocked down. however, no injuries reported in oklahoma. the strong winds and heavy rain made driving almost impossible in some parts. the tornadoes dumped debris on roadways. look at this scene, this propane tank starred leaking. trees and telephone poles blocked some streets. >> and in jonesboro, arkansas, raging floodwaters swept away a 13-year-old boy but get this. he was found safe several hours later. the teen was apparently pulled into a drainage ditch. a police sergeant heard him calling from below a grate and officers pulled him out. the teen is reported to in good shape and good spirits. police are calling his survival a miracle. >> let's get the forecast now from accuweather's paul williams who joins us there in the weather center. good morning, paul.
>> good morning to you. widespread trouble throughout the entire midwest. des moines, omaha, kansas city, wichita, oklahoma city down to dallas and san antonio. this is for wednesday and this is for thursday. dry air coming in behind it with a strong jet stream makes for a bad combination when you combine it with the warm humid air coming out of the south. and then things are changing dramatically for the northeast. a taste of summertime will kick in there with temps in the 90s. kendis, diane. >> all right. summertime is back. turning to politics now and a violent scene accompanying donald trump's return to the campaign trail. anti-trump protesters stormed the albuquerque convention centering where he was holding his first rally in several days. demonstrators broke through barricades, threw rocks at officers in riot gear and sent trump is signs on fire. inside, trump shouted down protesters who interrupted his speech pep mocked hillary clinton for not putting away bernie sanders earlier and called the democrats a mess.
house speaker paul ryan is planning to endorse trump. ryan has decided to officially back trump. earlier this month, ryan said he was not ready to you support the republican nominee. he even held off on endorsing trump after their meeting two weeks ago. >> all three candidates are campaigning in california today ahead of the june 7th primary. hillary clinton was repeatedly heckled last night during a campaign event at the university of california riverside a group of students were escorted out by security but not before clinton fired back. >> you know, some people are just allergic to the facts. they're certainly entitled to their own opinions but not to their own facts. >> clinton then turned her attention back to donald trump
hammering him for profiting from the housing crisis and accusing him of making money off of other people's misery. sanders also went after trump last night and steered clear of criticizing clinton. he blasted trump's candidacy an before a crowd of 5,000 supporters in san bernardino, california. he said voters are not going to support aid candidate who insults, latinos, muslims and women. he's now requesting a recanvassing of the kentucky primary where he trailed clinton by less than half a percent. that means a thorough check of voting machines and absentee ballots. this morning, president obama is wrapping up his visit to vietnam. he was welcomed like a rock star in ho chi minh city where he hosted a town hall meeting. with about 800 young adults. he then will travel to japan where he attends a g7 summit and visits the city of hiroshima. check out the streets of saigon. they're always jammed but especially when a u.s. president is in town. our own bob woodruff even got caught up in the crowd. he said it was impossible to get
around in a car so he took a motor bike. a new york man is facing terrorism charges for allegedly supporting isis. sajmir alimehmeti was stopped twice from traveling to the mideast. he allegedly became so frustrated that he tried to help an undercover agent join the terror group. he is charged with providing material support to a terror organization as well as passport fraud. an ordeal for passengers as twos planes face terror threats. an american eagle flight from houston was surrounded by swautd teams on the tarmac in los angeles. the plane was searched and each passenger cleared by bomb-sniffing dogs, and two f-16s were scrambled to escort the jet. and a delta flight departing from atlanta. the plane about to take off had to return for screening before being cleared. outraged customers and baggage were rescreened. both incidents are being investigated. nearly a week after the disappearance of egyptair flight 804, the question remains, did
the plane fall out of the sky because of terrorism or some sort of mechanical failure? victims' families are now offering dna samples to authorities in egypt to help identify remains. abc's matt gutman has more from cairo. >> international officials struggling with the little evidence they do have to try to unravel the egyptair mystery as this french ship tries to pick up the pings of the black boxes, these skiffs have been grimly gathering dozens of pieces of human remains. they're being held by egypt's coroner. >> right around the corner here is the morgue in cairo. we're not allowed to shoot there. but the forensics could be key to understanding what happened to flight 804, especially if the black boxes aren't found. we do know the flight 804 disappeared without a distress call. the pilot's exchange with the tower seemingly routine. >> thank you so much. good day. good night. >> we really only have two sources of real data. one that said that the airplane was straight and level at 37,000
feet and disappeared and the other that said there was electrical problems and smoke in the airplane. everything else at this point is a guess. >> reporter: those conflicting reports are undermining confidence in egypt's ability to handle this investigation and already the families of the french victims have come and said that they don't trust the egyptians. they want french investigators on the case. matt gutman, abc news, cairo. to medical news now and a new study that finds antidepressant drugs are being prescribed for much more than just depression. the researchers say they've become a go to drug taken by more than 10% of american adults. often it's because they can't or they won't see a specialist. more than half the antidepressant prescriptions were written for depression. more than one in five were for anxiety as well as panic disorders closely related to depression. the nfl has awarded super bowls to atlanta, south florida and los angeles. three areas that made significant financial investments in new stadiums or
recently upgraded an existing one. atlanta will host in 2019, south florida the next year followed by l.a. in 2021. the l.a. area has not hosted a super bowl since 1993 at the rose bowl in pasadena. let's move on to a driver doing his best impression of the dukes of hazzard. specifically we're talking about the part of the show in which we saw the general lee go flying. >> now this actual scene happened in romania. security cameras show the car hit a sloped wall at a traffic circle. it launches right into the air after flying several feet, it then lands in a puddle. look at that in slow mo. >> just a good old boy. the 22-year-old driver wasn't seriously hurt because the car's air bags deployed but he was arrested for damaging the roundabout. >> so there's that. >> there's that. man, he stuck the landing. > that's even higher than the dukes of hazard i think.
they say this happened on may 4th, but the cops just released the video yesterday. and the driver has his license suspended on account of that. >> it was actually a fairly smooth driver. >> a pretty good driver i guess. >> pretty good. >> coming up, the new warning from the white house i should say about the zika virus. and why you may not be as protected as you think when you use certain mosquito repellent sprays. what you need to know before the summer. >> later, it was a red hot night in the ballroom for the season finale of "dancing with the stars." who took home the mirror ball trophy and who the season's champ is crediting as the real winners. that story ahead in "the skinny." you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by colonial penn life insurance. weather, brought to you by colonial penn life insurance. e , empty my pocket change into this old jar. it's never much, just what's left after i break a dollar. and i never thought i could get quality life insurance
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repellants last the longest? consumer reports with answers, testing both natural and chemical bug sprays. 5 out of 6 natural brands lasted no more than 90 minutes, including popular brands like burt's bees and alter rain. is that concerning for you, that here you are, as a mother, you're trying to get away from zika? >> oh, for sure. >> reporter: in a statement, alter rain says independent testing shows their product is 100% effective for two hours. burt's bees says it doesn't claim to protect against a zika mosquito. the test shows one natural spray protected for seven hours. repel lemon eucalyptus. and most of the brands with chemicals, effective for five to eight hours. so, gynecologist dr. jennifer wu says, don't dump deet. >> there's a very small amount of deet in the commercially available mosquito repellant. >> reporter: and the doctor says, you don't necessarily need to spray all of your skin. you can also spray your clothing. gio benitez, abc news, new york. >> i wouldn't have thought of that. >> the problem with this product
too, a lot of people they don't read the instructions and start doing things. you're not, for example, supposed to spray any skin that's under a layer of clothing. air not an supposed to use it indoors. you're supposed to wash your hands as soon as you get indoors. no one reads the back of the bottle, right. >> spray and go. but there's also clothing that you can wear. of course, you know some of the athletes that are going to brazil will be wearing some special zika-proof clothing. >> for infants they recommend using a mosquito net that may be treated to protect kids rather than using deet on kids. >> scary times ahead. >> when we come back, the big night in the ballroom. >> who took home the mirror ball trophy on "dancing with the stars"? "the skinny" is next. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our
♪ skinny, so skinny always an exciting "skinny." the recap the morning after the finale of "dancing with the stars." >> it was a good one. we now of course, have a new champion. it's nyle dimarco dancing with pro peta murgatroyd. and the "america's next top model" winner spent all season raising the bar with each performance. he changed a lot of people's opinions on the very idea of dance. >> it was difficult. this is, what he pulled off was an amazing feat. his final stunning performance,
carrie ann inaba brought him to tears delivering a message to him in sign language saying, thank you for showing us your beautiful heart when you danced. >> this was peta and nyle right before they started this routine. she also signed to him, as well. >> runner-up -- there's carrie ann signing to him. let's move on to paige. she also brought the judges to tears as she and mark earned a perfect score with fair fusion dance of jive and salsa. i've said this before. sometimes it's hard to tell she's a contestant and not the professional. >> she looked like a pro throughout the entire season and len was saying he thought she should have won it all. in the meantime, finishing in a strong third, our own ginger zee who has been nursing a pelvic injury and she and professional partner val chmerkovskiy scored 27 out of their 30 for their fusion dance of the argentine tango and fox trot. there was a little bit of controversy with her particular
dance. >> there was. at one point the judges said she made a mistake when she turned to the crowd and started clapping and nyle and ginger said no, that was intentional. it was for her to have a good time and thank the crowd for their support. >> it did seem a little out of step. but it was exciting. it's great. >> she jumped in and said she was just trying to enjoy that moment. i'm sure it was a great one. it wasn't all just about the competition. the first 90 minutes of the show featured performances from all of the season's departed dancers including geraldo riviera. >> there goes geraldo. nicely tanned. a special guest appearances in the meantime, among others, from guy. you know him. mr. 305. and these ladies put in work. fifth harmony performing their new song titled "all in my head." >> meanwhile, abc news caught up
with nyle and peta backstage. >> through an interpreter, nyle explained that this was much more profound for him than just for himself. >> it really means a lot. i have my own foundation to inspire deaf kids and make changes in their lives. it's about the community. there's 70 million deaf people in this world. and it's about them. >> by the way, t-shirts for nyle's foundation which benefits not just deaf children but deaf adults as well as their families they are flying off the shelves now. no surprise there. >> yeah. and finally last night's "dancing with the stars" win is heating up social media. >> we couldn't resist sharing this one photo that nyle shared on instagram. he and peta kissing the mirror ball saying i can't believe we won. this is for the 70 million deaf people in the world. >> our own ginger zee gracious as always, she instagramed this photo from the back of the bus with host tom bergeron congratulating nyle and peta. >> she had a baby less than six months ago.
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>> one, two, three, four. ♪ help ♪ i need somebody ♪ help >> reporter: the beatles and their music defining a generation. ♪ close your eyes ♪ and i'll kiss you >> reporter: the screams following them everywhere. but when they were no longer together, behind the scenes, tremendous pain for paul mccartney. >> it was depressing. and not knowing whether i was going to continue in music, that was kind of depressing. ♪ and when the night is cloudy ♪ there is still a light that shines on me ♪ >> reporter: "let it be" was their last album. ♪ let it be >> you were breaking from your lifelong friends, and even -- we used to liken it to, like, the army, when you've been army buddies for a few years and now you weren't going to see them again. >> reporter: he reveals he began to drink, but knew he had to stop. >> i took to the bevvies. you know, it was great at first,
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making news in america this morning, breaking overnight, violence at a donald trump rally. protesters squared off with police smashing doors, throwing rocks and breaking through barriers. the violence went on well into the night. breaking overnight the all-out search for an active shooter taking aim at drivers and police officers on a big city highway. we have incredible new video of a massive twister up close. it was just one of two dozen tornadoes in the past 24 hours. we have pictures of the damage coming in now. plus, an incredible night. "dancing with the stars" crowning a new champion. who took home the mirror ball trophy and what happened after the ballroom cleared out? a good wednesday morning to you all.