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good morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm diane macedo. here are some of the top headlines this morning on "world news now." breaking news overnight. north korea fired four banned ballistic missiles toward the sea of japan. triggering an angry response from the japanese prime minister calling a an extremely dangerous action. james comey is challenging president trump's claim that he was wiretapped by president obama. sources say comey wants the justice department to publicly reject the allegation. but the president insists congress needs to look into this. and the trump administration is issuing a revised travel ban today. iraq has been removed from the list of countries targeted by the ban. the new executive order makes changes to restrictions on refugee and visa holders. the defense department
launching an investigation that some marines distributed nude photos of female colleagues on a secret facebook page that reportedly has nearly 30,000 members. those are some of the top stories we're following on this monday. from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning. we begin this half hour with the breaking news out of north korea. and another provocative show of force. >> the state fired four banned intermediate banned ballistic missiles toward the sea of japan traveling some 620 miles. three of the missiles landed directly into japan's economic zone 200 nautical miles from the coastline. >> the japanese prime minister called the launch a clear violation of u.n. security council rezlatisolutioresolutio. they say it was likely in
response to. >> it's not the big intercontinental ballistic missile launch that kim jong-un warned is coming. it's part of north korea's attempt to test while president trump's policy is heading. >> you can expect the united nations will meet today or tomorrow about this and perhaps mention some more sanctions against north korea. that's the provocative move overnight by pyongyang. and now to president trump's latest twitter storm. james comey is now refuting the president's claim that president obama wiretapped him. president trump is calling for an investigation without offering any evidence, but sources say comey wants the justice department to publicly dismiss the allegation. abc has more. >> reporter: a senior justice department official tells abc news that the fbi director james comey has asked the justice department for a public statement rejecting president trump's claim is false.
comey reportedly thinks the accusation makes it appear that the fbi behaved illegally. and wants to defend the integrity of his agents. the white house is waffling. >> if this happened, martha -- >> if, if, if -- >> i agree. >> why is the president saying it did happen? >> look, i think he is going off of information that he's seen that has led him to believe this is a very real potential. >> reporter: the white house says there will be no further comment until congress investigates the allegations. terrible just found out that obama had my wires tapped in trump tower just before the victory. nothing found. on meet the press the former director of national intelligence disputed the president. >> for the part of the national security apparatus that i oversaw as dni, there was no such wiretap activity mounted against the president-elect at the time either as a candidate or against his campaign.
>> reporter: adding during his tenure he saw no evidence of collusion between the trump campaign and russian officials. welcome news for team trump but overshadowed by the tweets. abc news, new york. jeff sessions is planning to amend his testimony before the senate judiciary committee in writing today. sessions is responding to questions raised by democratic lawmakers following a revelation that he met twice with the russian ambassador to the u.s. during the campaign. he's expected to explain why he failed to disclose that during his confirmation hearing. a washington state man who is a member of the indiana sick community in that state is home after he was shot in his driveway in what appears to be a hate crime. members of dozens of groups turned out to show their support for the sikhs in their community. it has them worried.
>> some comments were made to the effect of get out of our country, go back to where you're from. and our victim was then shot. >> the fbi is assisting the local police in the investigation. the victim is a u.s. citizen born in india. and india's foreign minister expressing dismay about this attack. iraqis are speaking out about chemical weapons. a red cross person says people have been injured with injuries consistent with chemical weapons. nine women and children. the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons is asking iraqi authorities for more information. and video out of panama of a bus crash that killed 18 people and injured about a dozen more. no word on what caused the bus to careen into a ravine. officials say all the dead and injured were adult males on the bus carrying more than 50 farm
workers. facebook is labeling some news items on the site as disputed news. the tag went live quietly over the weekend. the social network promised it would do something about the epidemic of fake news. disputed news items will be visible but with the tag and links to fact checking sites that explain why it's not true. however, it could take several days before a story is so labeled as disputed news. this is an effort that abc news is a part of as well. a texas a&m star is making it clear he's an nfl top p prospect. the 270 pounder ran a 40 yard dash in 4.6 seconds. faster than some quarterbacks. don't be surprised if former university of washington john ross gets misty if he hears the
classic run dmc song. they promised to give an nfl prospect an island worth $1 million if they broke the record for the 40-yard dash which was 4.24 seconds. ross did it in 4 .22 seconds. >> all right. the island. bring it on. >> wait. he was wearing nikes. >> oh. >> the fine print of the deal required adidas shoes. >> that's awkward. can we do it again? >> the thing is, adidas knows that if he was wearing those, he'd never break the records. it's got to be the shoes. >> i don't know if it worked that way, but i believed it as a kid. if i wear the air jordans, i can jump higher. it didn't work. anyway, spectators saw all
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>> where did they put all the archives? woops. did they forget? oh well. now to the development in a murder for hire trial in florida. >> one woman is accused of hiring an undercover officer as a hitman to kill her husband. prosecutors want her defense attorney kicked off the case. >> his goal was get on tv to influence the jury. that was his goal. >> reporter: that's prosecutor craig williams accusing the defense attorney in a second murder for hire trial of trying to taint jurors. with media appearances like these. >> you tell me if that's not motive -- >> good. tell them. >> they want to make sure that they reach the right decision in this case. >> reporter: in court documents the prosecution accusing claypool the threatening the right to an impartial jury
indicating the statements serve no purpose other than to improperly influence potential jurors. they now want him off the case. the team firing back alleging the prosecution is trying to deprive her of her right to counsel of her own choose snchlgt. >> when you remove chosen counsel, that's a weighed issue. one i won't shoot from the hip on. >> we weren't conducting press conferences on a daily basis. the media asked us what happened during the day. >> reporter: it's a alleged murder for hire plot that went viral. reality tv cameras rolling as there was a staged crime scene to deliver this news to the 34-year-old. >> your husband that be killed. >> reporter: but michael was not dead, and investigators say her reaction was all for show. she was convicted and sentenced to 20 years in prison in 2011 despite her attorneys arguing it was all just a scheme to launch
the couple into reality tv stardom. it was a stunt. it was a hoax. >> reporter: that convention was thrown out and the second trial had a hung jury. >> did you want your husband dead? >> no. >> reporter: abc news, new york. zblf a bizarre case that continues to get more bizarre. the judge saying he's considering the request by the prosecution as well as another for a gag order. >> one thing is for sure. it's probably the last time that that one defense attorney might talk on behalf of his client. >> we'll get a ruling on the next few days. coming up, a heart breaking custody battle involving a three-year-old girl. >> on one side, her adoptive family. on the other, her biological father. the question is, what's best for braillen? e. but lysol kills 99.9% of germs including 8 cold and flu viruses.
this morning we are hearing a heart breaking story from two families fighting to raise one girl. >> the adoptive family and the biological father, they are locked in a legal battle. we're up all night line. >> i want to go pet him. >> okay. let's go pet him. >> braillen is like most three-year-olds. filled with curiosity and attached to her parents. but she has no idea about the giant legal battle swirling around her. >> it breaks our heart. braillen is the one at the middle that's -- >> that's a cool one. >> reporter: braillen is adopted. just a few days ago her parents were told they could be forced to give their baby girl to andrew meyers, her biological father. he told cbs news that braillen belongs with him.
>> i really think it's time to came home to her real family. >> reporter: this little girl is now caught in the middle in a case that could help spell out what happens to other families in this same situation. >> say hi. >> reporter: ed and tammy first welcomed braillen into their lives in 2013 when she was a newbo newborn. >> brought her to our house. a beautiful bundle of baby. >> reporter: she was born in south carolina with cocaine in her little body. they became her foster parents? >> we thought at the beginning we were working a foster care plan to help a mother get her child back. >> reporter: but then her health issues became more serious. she needed a special helmet like this one, and as foster parents, they weren't allowed to make these kinds of medical decisions. her birth mother, erika was struggling with addiction and had to make a difficult choice. >> probably one of the hardest choices i could imagine a mother
making. and that's handing her daughter over to somebody else. >> reporter: to you? >> to us. but she knew that we loved her, and she knew that it was a good placement for her. so she made a sacrifice as a mother. >> reporter: in her new home with seven brothers and sisters, braillen and her south carolina family with clearly happy. >> say merry christmas. >> reporter: a year and a half later a letter came in the mail. braillen's birth father appealed their adoption saying only he is braillen's daddy, and the girl should be with him in virginia. andrew meyers was in prison when she was born. he says he turned himself over to authorities were what were nonviolent crimes in the hope that he could serve his time and start raising his daughter. we reached out to meyers and were directed to speak with his lawyer, nathan shelton. >> from the beginning mr. meyers had a plan that he should be
unified with his child, and that the child should be moved to virginia. >> reporter: he was released from a virginia prison in november. and now an appeals court is siding with him. >> i got my life together. there's no reason she shouldn't be able to come home to me. >> reporter: the dawsons believe what's good for braillen should matter most and say they have the means to provide her a beautiful life. they filed an appeal and lost. now they're taking their case to the state supreme court. >> we have no plans of stopping if it does not get corrected. >> reporter: you'll take it to the supreme court? >> it's going to take the united states supreme court to deny us. >> reporter: for nightline, in rock hill south carolina. >> meyers says it boils down to a decision in 2013 to end his parental rights. he wasn't playing child support. he's saying that decision was wrong. >> it's a tough one there. you hope what's best for the
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this morning on "world news now," the head of the fbi rejects the president's wiretapping claim. >> and while many are looking for proof of president trump's claim that president obama ordered wiretapping of president trump tower. the head of the fbi asking the justice department to refute the issue of wiretapping taking place. the white house waiting for an explanation. breaking news on an active aggression from north korea. the country launched a series of internationally banned ballistic missiles into the sea. it's just the latest in kim jong-un's promised show of force. transformers activate. not quite. dangerous conditions on the road in texas.
and we haven't seen a combination like this since peanut butter and jelly. get ready for the mashup of wine infused coffee. it's got our news room buzzing. >> because they're drunk. >> happy monday, everybody. it's march 6th. this is "world news now." never been so excited for a monday. >> did you the wine infused coffee making transformer references? >> i was trying to figure out what else to say about that tractor-trail tractor-trailer. optimus prime. >> we have serious news to start things off. this half hour we'll start with the fbi director shooting down president trump's explosive and unsubstantiated claims that president obama tapped his phones. >> sources say james comey is called the president's allegations false and wants the
justi justice department to set the record straight. but the president arrived back last night and is asking for a congressional investigation. brian ross with the latest. >> reporter: the actual source of the president's stunning claim, the fbi bugged trump tower on the orders of president obama remains a mystery, but late word from the fbi director james comey has weighed in. a senior justice department official told abc news, comey asked the department to publicly reject the president's statements as false. the only white house official to speak publicly appeared "this week" and tried to call for an investigation when pressed for an answer about the source. >> let's look into this. if this happened, if this is accurate, this is the biggest overreach and the biggest skands. >> the president of the united states is accusing the former president of wiretapping him. >> i think that this is, again, something that if this happened,
martha -- >> if, if, if. >> i agree. >> why is the president saying it did happen? >> look, i think he is going off of information that he's seen that has led him to believe that this is a very real potential. >> reporter: the president's series of twitter messages were not about the potential, rather that the wiretaps actually happened. he wrote terrible. just found out obama had my wires tapped in trump tower just before the victory. nothing found. this is mccarthyism. as president, president trump has unlimited access to the country's greatest secrets, but it seems increasingly clear he relied heavily on questions raised in a fox news report friday night. >> are you concerned on the flip side that the obama administration may have been surveilling members of the trump campaign? >> reporter: and on the conservative breitbart website which friday highlighted a conspiracy loving radio talk show host. >> how many of trump's people
were eavesdropped on? >> the bigger thing is you're always telling us the take the media seriously. we are. >> reporter: it was focussed on possible russian connections to trump and whether alleged collusion with putin's spying during the campaign in fact did lead to an fbi wiretap. the former dni, the director of national intelligence, james clapper said trump was never the target of a wiretap. >> for the part of the national security apparatus that i oversaw, there was no such wiret wiretap activity mounted against the president-elect at the time or as a candidate or against his campaign. >> reporter: not only is he saying the trump tweets are false, but they make it appear the fbi acted illegally. he's demanding the justice department defend the integrity of the bureau and his agents. and the trump administration is expected to unveil the new travel ban today revoking and
replacing the original executive order blocked by a federal court. the new immigration order removes iraq from a list of countries whose citizens will face a 90-day travel ban. also a temporary travel ban on all refugees and current visa holders will not be affected. house republicans are expected to introduce legislation this week to repeal and replace obama care. they're hoping to push the bill through the house by the end of the month. but there's still some disagreement over how to pay for it. some conservatives oppose tax credits that would help pay medical expenses for people not covered through their jobs or the government. north korea has flexed its military muscles in a defind show of power. japanese and south korean officials say the north has fired four banned ballistic missiles, more than 600 miles into the sea of japan. the u.s. military does confirm the launch. but said it did not pose a threat to north america. this is the latest in a series
of test launches by pyongyang which many believe is developing an intercontinental ballistic missile that could eventually strike the u.s. more u.s. troops may join the battle against isis in syria. 500 american special forces arrived in the northern city this weekend. "the washington post" reports the pentagon is calling for more u.s. ground troops along with helicopters and weapons supplies. a humanitarian agency says 66,000 people are displaced. iraqi citizens are trying to escape western mosul. many of them are women and children hoping to get away from the last isis stronghold. this morning we're seeing new images of their struggle. here's jennifer eccleston. >> reporter: they're pummelling isis positions in western mosul. u.s.-backed iraqi troops stepping up the fight to retake the terror group's last stronghold in iraq, but isis is
pushing back. they've control third down city for nearly three years. the resistance, fierce. car bombs. street to street fighting. forcing a mass exodus. tens of thousands of residents fleeing. their escape so treacherous, many left without shoes facing dire conditions. >> people are trapped in my air strikes from above. people are starving to death. if we don't reach them, they won't be able to reach us. >> reporter: aid groups believe more than 45,000 people have fled since the fight began two weeks ago with up to 700,000 still trapped inside. retaking the entire city could take months and would be a huge victory for iraqi troops and the international campaign to defeat isis. jennifer ekl st jennifer ekl ston. a member of the sikh community was shot in his
driveway. representatives of more than 40 different community groups gathered and spoke out against hate crimes. the masked shooter allegedly shouted get out of my country. the victim is out of the hospital. the fbi is helping local police in investigating. a terrifying scene in houston. watch as that white and red tractor-trailer on the right tried to merge. the driver losing control. his cab skidding. within seconds the truck folds into itself into a full jackknife. across all four lanes. wow. unbelievable. there are no reports of injuries or damage to other cars. i know it's monday, not thursday, but we are going to throw back to a viral video, but shot before videos even started going viral. >> all right. so watch the two basketball players in white. in the back court after the steal. check out the reactions. it turns out they're identical
twins. >> boom. >> that's from their playing days at mcgruder high school in maryland, about ten years ago. that video was just posted online, and it's now going viral. >> it really looks like they cov core owe dwrafed it. >> they're in sync. >> coming up, the new pat down procedures at airports. >> travelers going through security have different options than before, but critics say tsa's methods are too invasive. >> and it's the movie that's blowing up box offices. i couldn't get tickets to it this weekend. nope, couldn't at all. we're talking about "get out". the horror film that's written and directed by a comedian. >> my husband saw it. maybe he took your ticket. >> thanks, tom. we'll find out why it's such a big hit. >> and find us on facebook and twitter.
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income tax return being audited by the irs is the lowest in a dozen years. the international revenue service blames budget cuts. it has lost almost 7,000 enforcement agents in the past six years with the results that only about 1 million people were audited last year. that's the fewest since 2004. all right. so if you thought your last trip through airport security was intrusive or a good time, just wait. >> all patdowns will be more thorough, but the question is will it slow down the lines. eva pilgrim has more on what to expect the next time you go to the airport. >> reporter: backlash over the tsa rollout of the new plan for pat down screenings. >> someone who is inexperienced could be threatened. >> reporter: tsa officers used to evaluate the perceived risk with each passenger in question and then choose one of five different patdown options. now there is one option. a full pat down.
airports across the country already putting out warnings. denver international telging employees these patdowns will be more thorough and may involve an officer making more intimate contact than before. >> no discretion. you to pat them down. >> reporter: the tsa saying it does not involve any different areas of the body than were screened in the previous standard pat down procedure. this new plan comes two years after a report on the tsa finding some officers missed guns and other weapons during the screenings. >> we know we're not carrying a concealed weapon, but they don't know, and they have to find out. >> reporter: who gets the patdown? anyone who opts out of the screening. those who alarm the machines or a k-9, and sometimes it's just random. eva pilgrim, abc news, new york. this all came at the result of an audit that they did in 2015, basically showing people were able to get through when they tried to test the old pat
down system. >> let's be honest. the old pat down system is intrusive enough. >> that's what people are getting worried about. if you didn't like it the old way, what else are they going to do in the new way? apparently that wasn't enough to detect some weapons. >> apparently. you cannot volunteer for the pat down, necessarily. >> you try? >> i've tried. they're like no, we're good. >> coming up in the next half hour, a warning about the pictures you post online. hear how scammers could be using them for their own gain. first, it's a horror movie getting a lot of buzz for the social commentary how "get out" is getting people into the theaters. you're watching "world news now." ving a sick family member in your home. but lysol kills 99.9% of germs including 8 cold and flu viruses. to help protect your home lysol that.
for some young men there's really nothing more uncomfortable than when you meet your girlfriend's father for the first time. my dad used to love to put guys through the ringer. he would great them. if you side is diane home, he would just say, yes. >> then you add a whole interracial layer to that and
creepy edits, you have "get out". nick watt takes us behind the scenes. >> to do you smoke in front of my daughter? >> i'm going to quit. >> she can take care oh of that for you. >> hypnosis. >> reporter: on the face of it, "get out" is a low budget horror flick. that's just the face. bomb shell social critique. overnight sensation. can a film be too inflammatory for it own good, the new yorker. >> no. >> reporter: it's a horror movie partly about race. >> telling the story of this racial monster that lurks under the surface and that we weren't talking about. >> reporter: written and directed by jordan peel. >> i knew this movie would work if it ever got out. so i was just waiting. i was like are they going to let me do this.
>> reporter: yep, the same peel of another show. >> you got your -- >> reporter: here's the basic prels. >> do they know i'm black? >> should they? >> reporter: rose is a rich white girl taking chris home for the first time. why her? >> she seems like somebody we know. >> reporter: have you opinion through the going to the parents east house with the white girlfriend? >> yes. i'm married to a white woman. >> i feel everyone has an opinion on interracial relationships. it's a horror film on that. i want to see what happens. how does it manifest? >> i go do my research. >> apparently a whole bunch of brothers missing in this suburb. >> reporter: jordan is first time writer and director. >> he was completely natural.
i would never know this was his first time director. this is my first time doing a movie. i feel like we're in it together for both our first. >>. >> we get to look our deepest fears in the barrel and laugh at them and walk away having dealt with that. >> reporter: is your deepest fear the ax murder or a casual racist? >> it's a little of both. my view on race is not all white people are bad. everyone categorizes. deal with it by being able to acknowledge that in ourselves. >> reporter: there are also classic thriller twists, deeper themes and terrible horror i will not give away. are you now jordan peele horror movie director? that's it? >> say it again. i love it. yes, i'm complicated. >> reporter: i'm nick watt in los angeles. >> my husband saw it. he loved it.
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pizza. in georgia a guy eating pizza with peas and mayo. now a 20-year-old college student posted a picture. he's dipping his pizza in milk -- she, i should say. she had to make her account private because of the outrage she received. the question is, is that the worst pizza crime yet? are we done yet? >> that's the worst. get an apb out for that young lady. that's a crime. here's something cool. this is mesmerizing people around the world. some creative artist in new york city decided that he would draw a bicyclist there on the window of a bus in the city. and then people -- >> do you know how long it took me to figure out what was going on. >> somebody recorded a video. it looks like he's riding the streets. >> that's so cool.
the campaign. the administration is staying tight lipped. there are reports of disarray among seen yore white house staff. and the frightening encounter in a hotel lobby. >> terrorizing a desk clerk as she's thrown around by the attacker who is a registered sex offender. an award show turned into a display of pda between those two. >> and justin timberlake also won something. we'll tell you all about the .heartradio show. ♪ ♪ >> from abc >> from abc news, this is "world news now." good mor zblu justmorning, everyone. tblu just weeks after test north kornew kind of plifl, fourh korea earlier law firmed four ballistic missiles. some 620 miles into the sea of that's a minist a move japan's prime violation a saying is a dangerous and an extremely dangerous action. >> three in three of the missiles landed thejapan's economic zone inside we have of japan. away frothe latest on 90 miles borderrom the north korean >> reporter:oul.
missilester: four ballistic missiles this morning falling nto the east sea close to japan. the areain was close to china. the area where north korea iles that launches long range missiles that could possibly united statnited states. >> this is north korea's second ent ile launch since president trump took office. but still not the big launch wouldjim jong-un himself warned would come. the u.s. south korea military drills are underway, and calls d calls for the a u.s. antimissile defense system to be northyed sooner. north korea tested a solid fuel missile proh raised concerns the missile program is dropping faster than expected. the slew of provocations nationing the public as is nation of kim jong-nam at an airport, are all part of north korea's attempt to test where
the trump administration policies are heading. an back at home there is pushback from fbi director james comey after president trump over the weekend accused former paul drk president obama of tapping his phones. > comey denies the claims and poli wants the justice department to t to it's false. cl >> james clapper is also denying place.ny such wiretapping took tlace. the president offered no evidence evidence to his claim, but he's investigatg for a congressional investigation. lawmakeright has reaction from aisle.ers on both sides of the h the. >> with the president back in bracing for the white house is members of a fight. yembers of the president's own about are openfully skeptical presidee unsubstantiated claim that president obama tapped the phon phones in trump tower. >> i've gation never heard that
allegation before. >> it would probably be helpful if he gave more information, but it might be helpful if he allowed us to do our work. >> i think it's a distraction to distract from this very, very serious interference by foreign power. >> some of them now calling for an investigation of trump's tax returns to determine if there's any sign of a russia connection there. >> but if it's true, it's obviously extremely serious. >> reporter: it was senator al franken's question that tripped up the attorney general at his confirmation hearings. >> i did not have communications with the russians. and i'm unable to comment on it. >> sessions now admits that was not accurate. >> in retrospect, i should have slowed down and said but i did meet one russian official a couple of times.
>> reporter: tomorrow the attorney general owes a full explanation of why he failed to tell the truth. >> if he lied knowingly, then he committed perjury. >> reporter: at the start of this weekend, the president erupted in anger at his top aides in the oval office according to sources, demanding they step up their game. this weekend, hundreds of trump supporters held rallies around the country, many of them willing to give the president the benefit of the doubt, even on the wire tabbing claim. >> i think there's validity in mr. trump's comments? >> if he said it to lash out, i said no, now the left is going to have a field day. >> reporter: as for the tense oval office meeting, the white house cautions not to read too much into who is in or out based on which aides ended up coming down to palm beach. they say the bottom line on this meeting is that the president was expressing his frustration about messages and his senior staff heard that message loud and clear. david wright, abc news, west
palm beach. the obamas in the meantime don't appear too troubled over the phone tapping allegations. the former first couple spotted leaving the national gallery of art. enjoying the weather in the nation's capital. a photo scandal coming after a veteran reported that some marines distributed nude photos of female colleagues taken without their knowledge happening on a facebook page. hundreds could caught in the scandal. it's said to have nearly 30,000 active duty members on the facebook page. >> a milestone for chicago. the city went six days without a homicide. that's the longest stretch without a murder in more than four days. already this year there have been more than 100 homicides. president trump has threatened
to send in the feds if chicago can't control the violence. omaha police arrested a man. a video shows a masked man stalking a female desk clerk and attacking her and throwing her on a table. during the struggle she pulled off his ski mask. his face was seen on the video. the man is a registered sex offender. a rare event for people in the bay area. hail fell in san francisco. social media users posting pictures and video online. there was even snow in some of the higher suburbs. and while it hailed in san francisco, across the bay was actually sunny as you would expect with the microclimates there. >> san francisco weather. >> sports, hockey goalies are taught never to give up on a play. >> check out this play. minnesota, the badgers, hits the
crossover bar on a take away. do you see it? >> wow. >> that's maddie rooney. goes behind her back to make the save. >> look at her. that's so cool. >> oh, my. >> and a winner's victory lap is getting more attention than her actual win. >> we're talking about laura muir who won a race. she thought a victory lap was in order. she won. one of the people had other ideas. she was trying to be a buzz kill, but muir gets in front. she tries to get past and was blocked again. finally she says the heck with it and takes off for her victory lap. british flag. do your thing. >> i do think the concept of this random woman trying to stand in her way -- you had to know that was going to be futile. she's a runner. she's probably faster than you.
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down go to google images, upload your photo and select search. the site will pull up any web pages with that photo. as for the boy, his family is hopeful. police tell us the couple printed the photo and taped it to a jar and asked for cash donations. they're expected in court this week. and the good part about this is the boy's family says donations have increased on their official go fund me site that is actually raising money for this boy. >> all right. when we come back, we have the most talked about moments from a big awards show overnight. >> and adele is confirming a rumor. it's official. we'll tell you in "the skinny" coming up next. coming up next. >> you're not going to see her on tinder. it's like having a siy member in your home. but lysol kills 99.9% of germs including 8 cold and flu viruses.
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making news in america this morning -- new fallout from president trump's claim accusing president obama of wiretapping. hear why the fbi director now wants the justice department to step in. plus, the new travel ban rolls out today we're live in washington with the details. breaking news, as north korea launches more missiles while the u.s. and south korea hold their meetings newel allegations that isis has used chemical weapons in the iraqi city of mosul. and caught on camera. close call on highway in texas. the quick reactions that kept everybody safe.