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his buddies are playing -- >> tattoo roulette trivia. loser has to get the tattoo, of course. >> loser has to get tattoo. it will be decided by the guys. one of which they have drawn themselves and they are appalling. a mini unicorn, hashtag of the day they are shooting on. a high school group. >> get real. >> for life anthropomorphic dorito. the location on the body, booty, face, neck, where you then have to get a real tattoo. >> this is a bad idea. >> rudimentary question, i decided to go back to my roots as a game show host. we're going to play. number one -- >> what color jersey is worn by the winners of each state of the tour de france. >> come on, time running out. three, two, one.
>> yellow. how did they do. >> yellow. >> white. >> pretty similar results. question two. >> name the seven planets of the sun? >> can you remember your mnemonic devices? >> i do not remember it. >> going to have to guess. >> time's up. jupiter, we've got saturn -- >> draw it backwards and that's all i got. >> i can tell you we all at this table are terrible because -- >> uranus. >> which video sings "the witch is dead". >> "the wizard of oz." >> yes, yes, nothing, nothing. >> dorothy. no place like home.
"the wizard of oz." >> who assassinated president abraham lincoln. >> oh. >> even if you've seen the national treasure movie you should get them. >> all i can think of is s-- >> five, four, three, two, one. >> i'm going to give it to you because you started writing it. >> john what? >> i see. i see who is cheating. okay. all right. >> what is a group of whales called? >> three, two, one. >> for good neness sakes. >> a group, a pod, a herd. >> a herd. >> a pod. >> pretty sure charity getting a tattoo. >> i won at life, okay? >> next up, last one. cartoon. >> what kind of dog is scooby
doo from the series scooby doo? >> i don't know. >> three, two, one. >> great dane is the correct answer. >> that's goofy. >> a great dane. >> turns out ckarena, she's the loser. she has to roll the dice. ends up -- now the dice for where on the body she's going to get it. remember, face is in there, neck is in there. ends up with the best one you can get, the question mark. she gets to pick where it's happening. right here, right now, she gets it on her finger. >> you're getting a free tattoo. >> there it is. >> all credit for going through on that bet. let's just be glad we weren't playing the game for real. >> less points than me. >> you get nick for life
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estimated there are billions of dollars in unclaimed funds out there. >> abc's gio ben spichlt tez played santa claus at the ballpark. ♪ we are in chicago, illinois spending an afternoon with the famed chicago white sox. >> this is it, you guys. this is it. >> gio -- >> throwing out the ceremonial first pitch. >> there you go, man. >> thank you. >> no problem. thank you for coming out. >> also helping connect fans with cash they forgot about or never knew existed. >> we got the first pitch. now let's get free money. >> you see, cash that sits unclaimed for an average of three years, gets turned over to state offices. across the nation, totaling some where in the ballpark of $40 million. waiting to be reclaimed from the citizens. it can be from sources, pay checks never cashed. rebates lost in the mail, long forgotten bank accounts. so outside the stadium, we are
putting it to the test. setting up our gma show me the money table manned by members of the illinois state treasure's office. typing in names to its website to see which local fans have unclaimed cash. >> free money. right that way. >> you guys want to see if you have lost money. >> yes. >> care for a chicken wing? >> no. would you care for free money. >> well it was a slow start. >> came broke. going back broke. >> reporter: just a matter of time. this woman snatch $30 from bed, bath, beyond refund. >> looks like paying all the towels paid off. >> lucky fans owed money were told the exact dollar amount by e-mail. >> $524.39. >> look at that. you are happy. you are happy. all right. hug. >> $861.26. >> whoa! look at that. you got confetti. >> this is hysterical. our photographer has money. >> even the white sox making some green. >> how much is snilt.
>> $900. >> from an overpayment never delivered. it's mascot accepting a check on the team's behalf. ♪ ♪ what we found next -- >> $1,000. >> what? >> yeah. >> $1,000. >> then some. andrew hensil discovering $1,100 in a mutual fund started by his grandma. >> you have no idea the money was sitting there. >> i do not. >> for his brother. another $1,100. >> $1,000. that's big check. >> signing all the checks. >> we find that one in four people who check our website. find we have something that belongs to them. average amount is $1,000. >> $1,000. >> largest amount i personally have given back is $1 million. >> no. >> feel like oprah. you get a check. you've get a check. >> in total our event reconnecting folks with more than $9s,00 t talk about a home.
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>> tough luck. >> is there anything else you want to show me? >> ha-ha-ha. >> critics are saying we want more. it has a thumbs up, wonder woman is scoring solid 92%. certified fresh rating on rotten tomatoes. getting great reviews. from -- >> one reviewer says, it was a 2 1/2 hour long beyonce music video without the high end costumes, high caliber acting, cohesive plot of a beyonce music video. that review came from, kendis gibson. >> well, see what happened. i saw it tuesday. this is why i am not a critic. i am just, bitter and
this morning on "world news now" -- paris discord. president trump declaring america first. >> staffers applauded the president he is pulling the u.s. out of the accord. the rest of the world reacted sharply to the decision. with the new president of france offering a rare appeal in english to the american people. >> new developments from the philippines following a deadly attack at a popular resort. dozens of people suffocated after a gunman set fire to a restaurant and then himself. the latest ahead. >> and, the road rage fight with bizarre twist. while one woman leaves her car to fight with another driver, a man comes out of nowhere, hops in, and drives away. instant karma. >> or crime of opportunity. >> magic had larry bird, hulk hogan had andre the giant, tom brady had roger goodell.
and you have steph and lebron. the rivals in the nba finals spotlight. do they actually get along? are they buddies. we sit down with the golden state star on friday, june 2nd. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> the biggest rivalry a lot of people are talking about was on the side lines, rihanna was said itting there. she loves lebron. and so whenever kevin durant would go up to shoot. she'd yell, brick. >> throwing some shade. >> kevin got the last laugh. i would say in then. >> more on nba finals coming up. we start this half-hour with disappointment, disapproval from world leaders as president trump pulls the u.s. out of the paris climate agreement. >> the president said the landmark accord less about climate and more about other nations gaining financial advantage over the united states. insisting it would cost americans millions of jobs. buildings in the u.s. and
beyond, were lit up in green, and show of support for the paris accord. what the city hall of paris looked like, overnight. >> boston city hall and one world trade center here in new york also glowed in green. abc's cecelia vega has more on the president's announcement. >> reporter: with the world watching, president trump walked into the rose guard tune deliver the news himself. >> therefore, in order to fulfill my solemn duty to protect america and its citizens, the united states will withdraw -- from the paris climate accord. >> he is making good on a campaign promise. but in his own inner circle, the divisions ran deep. right there in the front row, the man who lobbied for
withdrawal, his chief strategist steve bannon. not scene those who owe posed leaving the deal, daughter ivanka, she was home marking the jewish holiday. the last minute lobbying from around the world intense. but the bottom line for president trump, american jobs. >> i was elected to representative the citizens of pittsburgh, not paris. i promise i would exit or renegotiate any deal which fails to serve america's interests. >> the reaction, swift. the mayor of pittsburgh tweeting, i can assure you that we will follow the guidelines of the paris agreement for our people, our economy and future. but the president said the benefits just didn't add up. a number of republicans agreeing. including, paul ryan. saying, the paris climate agreement was simply a raw deal
for america. >> even if the pair ace agreement were implemented in full, with total compliance from all nations, it is estimated, it would only produce a .2 of 1 degree, think of that. this much. celsius reduction. in global temperature, by the year 2100. tiny, tiny amount. >> on the campaign trail, he called climate change, a hoax. >> lot of it is a hoax. a hoax. money making industry. okay. a hoax. a lot of it. recently aides said his views are evolving. on that foreign trip he faced intense lobbying from world leaders including the pope. the president's belief as but global warming not made any clearer. just five minutes after announcing his decision to leave the paris accord, he declared his love for the environment. >> as some one who cares deeply
about the environment, which i do, i cannot in good conscience support a deal that punishes the united states. which is what it does. >> cecelia vega, abc news the white house. >> environmental groups are slamming this decision. sierra club called it one of the most dangerous actions taken. >> protesters turning out by the hundred outside the white house and in new york. some holding signs that said, shame. president obama said america should be in the front of the pack. but the administration is joining those who reject the future. and he added that nations remaining in the pair ace agreement will be the ones that reap the benefits in jobs, as well as industries that are created. >> the leaders of france, germany and italy, issued a joint statement. saying they regret the u.s. decision to pull out of the climate deal, adding they firmly believe the agreement can not be renegotiatin renegotiating. the french president went on
live tv with a message to america in english. >> i call on you to remain confident. we will succeed. because we are fully committed, because wherever we are, we all share the same responsibility. make our planet great again. >> very unusual for a french president to make an announcement there in english. from the -- from the, the french version of the white house. now, macron urged american researchers and entrepreneurs to work with france on finding new solutions to, to climate change. telling them, you will find a second home here. president macron spoke to president trump by phone, and president trump spoke to germany, canada and britain. >> dozens of companies, am, city group, wal-mart tried to convince from to stay in the
agreement. elon musk made good on the promise to quit the council. bob iger did the same. as the a matter of principal, i resigned from the council over the paris withdrawal. and general electric ceo, said climate change is real. >> the white house asking the supreme court to reinstate its controversial travel ban. affects travelers from six mostly muslim countries and refugees from anywhere in the world. it was melt by protests, recall at airports. several cities before being blocked by a judge. administration filing says the u.s. will be safer if the ban is put in place. it also claims an appeals court made mistakes in ruling against the ban. including relying on statement that trump made during last year's campaign. we are getting new details this morning on that deadly explosion that rocked a corn milling plant in wisconsin. second person has died. crews are searching frantically
through the rubble. third person still missing. the blast damaged much of the plant. sent a dozen people to the hospital. state and federal investigators are at the scene. trying to figure out what caused that explosion. >> in the philippines, the death toll is rising from an attack at major resort complex. at least 36 people have been killed at the resort's world manila. police say they were suffocated by smoke after a lone gunman stormed the casino and set gaming tires on fire. the men fired automatic rifle into the crowd which caused a stampede. one person captured the chaos on video. >> i can hear gunshots. oh, my god. god. people are screaming. people are running out of the building. >> police say the gunman took his own life. right now, investigators don't believe this was terror related. think he may have been a disgruntled casino games. >> trump administration facing criticism after changing course
on a promise to move the u.s. embassy in israel. the president is delaying the move from tel aviv to jerusalem. he says he doesn't want to negatively impact the middle east peace process. the prime minister, says ill reyal is disappointed by this move. trump had pledged to make the move. his first day in office. >> back here at home, city of los angeles, appears ready to work out a deal to host the olympics. l.a. is battling paris for the 2024 games. both cities though the have said they're not interested in the event. in 2028. however, la mayor says that, be willing to wait an extra four years if, the ioc funds youth programs in the city. 2024 winner announced in september. >> game one of the nba finals goes to the golden state warriors. they had an eight-point lead at halftime last night against lebron james, cleveland cavaliers. >> and then, golden state started the second half with a
13-0 run. and the rest of the game was pretty much academic. kevin dur anlt. led the warriors. with 38 points. curry helped out with 28 of his own. >> lebron james, scored 2 too. and it wasn't enough. gold in state won it, 113-91 t game two sunday night here on abc. we will hear from golden state star, steph curry in the half-hour. >> yeah, riri on the side line. gave kevin durant the opportunity. during the press conference. they said did you stare down rihanna after you hit one of your flees. steph curry was sitting there next to him. see, there goes riri. look at her. she was yelling at him. like the worst fan ever. but having the best time at the game. steph curry there next to her. and she was -- dabbed. >> and i like she dabbed. >> steph curry was like don't go there, bro. just leave it alone. just leave it alone. >> just leave it alone. >> coming up.
steph curry in oiz own word. the warriors point guard. his life. off and on the court. including baby face, the playoff beard. >> and first look at jail video of tiger woods after his dui arrest. we'll let you take a look coming up. find us on face book -- you're watching "world news now." you won't see these folks at the post office. they have businesses to run. they have passions to pursue. how do they avoid trips to the post office? stamps.com mail letters, ship packages, all the services of the post office right on your computer. get a 4 week trial, plus $100 in extras including postage and a digital scale. go to stamps.com/tv and never go to the post office again.
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back with road rage video here. this one with a twist. in houston, texas, awoman gets out of her car to start fight with a woman. after a fender-bender on the highway. while throwing blows. see that guy right there. check that out. he jumps into one of the women's cars, and -- drives off. >> does she realize her car is gone?
>> busy taking care of business, whatever that's. >> that's what you want to call it. >> not clear if he has been found or the vehicle tracked down. >> they might still be fight right now for all we know. >> just imagine her going back to her car, like i took care of that. >> yet another reason to try to keep that road rage under control. >> yeah. >> we do have new perspective in the meantime about condition of tiger woods following his arrest. police released video over night, disoriented woods inside the blood alcohol testing center at palm beach county jail. it shows woods leaning against a wall and giving two breath samples, woods has blamed his condition on mixture of prescription drugs. that he is taking following his recent back surgery. he has a court date scheduled for, early next month. switching gears to frightening moments for united airlines flight just taken off from chicago's o'hare airport. >> one of the engines caught fire shooting flames after a bird strike. abc's david kerley.
>> pulsating flames spit out of the united airlines jet. >> the engine was rattling. it was like moving back and fort. >> reporter: passengers unsure what was wrong. >> it was scary. i thought i was going to die. i am still shaking. >> reporter: the pilots knew when they took off from o'hare airport what had happened. >> we had a right engine failure. going to take it out run way. 1500 feet. declare an emergency. >> reporter: bird strikes on the rise. now more than 13,000 a year. most infamous. the flock taking out both engines of u.s. airways jet, forcing sully sullenberger to land on the hudson river. the jetliner landed safely on return to o'hair. passengers put on another aircraft and made it to miami. david kerley, abc news, reagan national airport. >> thanks to david there. coming up -- the clash of the nation's fiercest academic
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the three line arc last night in game one of the nba finals. curry poured in six three pointers against the cavaliers. 18 of 28 points on the night came from downtown. the warriors dominant victory. 113-91. >> hours before that game, steph curry sat down with t.j. holmes and discussed life on and off the court. >> it didn't matter to you necessarily who you play. you are trying to win a championship. as a little part of you doesn't mind getting a chance to go back at cavaliers. >> had a pretty good idea it was going to be cleveland. for us to get back on top. i would say, it would be a good feeling to, to redeem ourselves from last year. and knowing it is going to be against cleveland. tough. >> cleveland is a city of champions. once again. >> redemption against a cavs team that made finals history in delivering heartbreak to the warriors. coming back from 3-1 down in a
series heated between the warriors and lebron james in particular. what is your personal relationship like with lebron? >> i know him well. all the way back from my college days. obviously run into each other. and from time to time. and they have the battles on the court. all said and done. all careers are over with. there is is going to be looking back like we had good times playing the game we love. >> a game with renewed focus on player safety. that some argue has gone too far. >> do you agree that, that, maybe the league is a little soft. >> i think the way that -- they crack down on some of the basketball plays, makes it really tough. the situation. high alert, what is flagrant. curry dealt with the soft label his whole career. >> you and i talked about last year. the baby face assassin. >> don't know what is in people's minds, how they label me, perceive me.
and how i view myself. and life. and play on the basketball court. whether they think i'm tough. they think i'm like, 16, whatever. we talk about baby face. >> still under there, i assume. >> under there some where. >> it's under there. >> it is, is there any chance that you are going to shave that beard before the nba finals are over? >> not a chance. >> so, as the title baby face back in college. i always wanted to grow a beard to say i could. i could never get it to connect on this side right here. had this piece. >> just this side was a prob policemen. >> just this side, six month as go, it started to connect. so i got, i got a little carried away with it. and -- made up my own reason to have a playoff beard. so this is look four months, of, of hard work. and perseverance. >> perseverance. >> there, for the -- thanks to t.j. >> shaves it now they start losing they will never forgive him. >> do we like the beard?
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this morning on "world news now" -- the world reacting to the u.s. going it alone on climate change. the president announcing his decision to pull out of the paris accord. the response has been overwhelmingly negative. what's next? >> one deal made bite obama administration struck down another hangs in the balance. what we are learning this morning about how cuba and president trump may look to roll back the opening to the u.s. >> secret meeting between jared kushner and a russian banker. >> hear what the bank is saying about the meeting and conflicting story from the white house. >> if you are busy watching game one of the nba finals you missed
out on a real competition. yeah, this one. the national spelling bee. that was a true nail biter. since the producers love me they put all of the spelling words in the teleprompter. sorry, i can't read them. so, just, stay tuned. okay. it is friday, june 2nd. >> so many tough word. >> i don't know if that's anywhere near the right pronunciation. >> think it is baracuda. >> test our skills later in the show. >> all right. but we are going to start about the backlash growing this morning after president trump pulled the u.s. out of the paris climate agreement. >> the decision to withdraw from global accord denounced by countries closest allies. but the president says the deal is unfair to the u.s. economy. abc's correspondent reports. >> reporter: the president fulfilling a key campaign promise. >> the united states will withdraw from the paris climate accord.
>> more than 190 countries signed on committing to cut green house gas emissions in an effort to combat climate change. only syria and nicaragua haven't signed the deal trump referred to massive redistribution of wealth. >> i was elected to representative the citizens of pittsburgh not paris. >> dozens of american companies, apple. citigroup, wal-mart, exxon mobile, urged president trump not to quit the agreement arguing participation would help. in the rose garden trump arguing the agreement is bad for the american economy. saying he is open to finding a way to make the accord more appealing. >> begin negotiations to re-enter either the paris accord or really entirely new transaction, on terms that are fair to the united states. >> the world reacting. paris city hall going green in support of the agreement. 61 u.s. mayors pledging to adopt, honor and uphold the
paris accord commitment. president obama releasing a statement saying, trump joins a handful of nations that reject the future. >> but the leaders of france, germany and italy releasing a joint statement saying the paris climate accord cannot be renegotiated. the french president taking a direct shot at trump. >> make our planet great again. >> that unusual statement there in english from the french president. and, the u.s. president is also getting backlash from governors, calling a group of governors calling his move insane and deviant. >> hillary clinton reacted on twitter writing an historic mistake. the world is moving together on climate change. paris withdrawal leaves american workers and families behind. democrat senator, dianne feinstein called the president's decision a reckless choice. >> i believe it is going to cause enormous harm for the president to withdraw this country.
we will be sponsoring legislation that says we disapprove of that. >> still house speaker paul ryan and other republican congressional leaders applauded the president's decision. ryan said the paris accord was a raw deal for the country. >> now the president is reportedly ready to roll back another signature accomplishment of his predecessor. sources say, the trump administration is planning to reverse the u.s. policy on cuba. president obama had initiated the process of normalizing relations after decades of diplomatic hostility. president trump set to increase regulations to make it harder for u.s. companies to do business with cubans and americans to travel. >> new questions emerging over a secret meeting between the president's son-in-law, jared kushner and russian banker. was it a discussion about u.s. russian policy or kushner's real estate business. brian ross' team tracked down the banker in russia. >> reporter: in st. petersburg,
russia, a rare public sighting of the russian banker whose secret meeting with president trump's son-in-law, jared kushner focus of an fbi investigation. but the banker, trained as a spy, refused to answer questions from abc news about what he and kushner talked about. the meeting under investigation, took place as he rant russian bank's branch office in new york after the election. came at a time that the kushner family was racing to raise money for its real estate business. >> i think the question has to be asked, was this about you trying to get financing for your troubled real estate that you have in new york city. >> the troubled real estate is the skyscraper on fifth avenue. the 666 building. >> they borrowed $1.3 billion that loan has to be paid back in two years. >> the white house says the meeting between kushner and gorkov was about u.s./russian relations arranged by the russian ambassador. the bank says no a private business discussion.
>> you worry about white house policy being shaped in a way that benefits either the banks or russia at large. >> reporter: also in st. petersburg, acknowledgement from russian president vladamir putin that russian hackers may have targeted hillary clinton and the democrats. but he told reporters they're patriots who did it on their own. not for the state. >> putin appears to be on an interview circuit, driving with oliver stone, he said american spies have gone too far. but that russian spies always obey the law. former fbi director, james comey scheduled to testify before congress next thursday. legal experts say the president could try to invoke executive privilege to stop him, but that it would be a losing argument. especially because the president himself has spoken publicly so match of but his meetings with the former fbi director.
brian ross, abc news, new york. we have breaking news from the philippines. 36 bodies have been found in a manila casino after gunmen stormed the building then started a fire. the gunmen went to the casino firing an assault rifle, torched the game tables. people started trampling each other trying to get out. police say all victims apare to have died of suffocation. police initially thought the casino was under attack by terrorists. they now say the shooter was likely mentally ill acting alone. he was found dead hours later in an apparent suicide. in a plea now to the supreme court. the trump administration asking for the controversial travel ban to be immediately reinstated. the ban affects travelers from six mostly muslim countries, across middle east and africa. it was met by protests at airports in several cities being before blocked by a federal judge. while the administration's new filing says an appeals court made several mistakes in ruling
against a ban, it also claims the nation will be safer if the ban is put in place. supreme court justices took time. new group photo, first for neil gorsuch. sit in order with chief justice john roberts in the middle. stephen breyer gets to move to the front row 23 years. >> long time to wait for promotion. >> last one was taken in 2010 after justice sotomayor's appointment. >> creative paint job in milwaukee suburb. >> the village of sussex. >> oh! >> sprucing up its water tower. the contractor only painted over half. >> woops. >> left the letters, s-e-x, high in the sky. >> you can imagine more than a few cars pulled over to snap photos. the contractors swear this was an accident. they say, sex was supposed to be covered up by the end of the day yesterday.
>> in an unrelated note there was a population boost that took place in sussex yesterday. tripled its population all in one day. >> these stories of people talking about one mother saying, that she is sitting there with her son on the baseball field. he starts looking up. says, mom, what does that say? does that say sex? oh, dear. oh, boy. >> kid. it's not that easy. >> ha-ha-ha. >> coming up -- the latest kid who is way smarter than us. >> just the latest. >> uh-huh. >> from 300 to just one. meet the nation's newest spelling bee champ. >> what janet jackson is about to do that she has never done before. we will have the details ahead in "the skinny." >> first, a look at today's forecast. >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by fisher investments. how do you become america's #1?
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costume. fans parentally held no grudges despite another mets loss. >> oh. all right. well. >> changing of the person in the costume. >> didn't work for them. pitchi. >> speak of mascots. there is a little bit of an ugly incident at marlins game during a race. phillies receiver, hector narez, see him. he interferes with the orange stone crab. >> oh. >> by some estimates. interference was witnessed by the smallest major league crowd. since the late 1980s. typical marlins game then. >> lot of people dressed as empty seats. >> didn't want to charge the mount, so mascots instead. golden state warriors at their dominant best. kevin durant had six slam dunks in the first half alone last night.
against lebron james and cavs. 3 points. easy 113-91 victory golden state. warriors haven't lost in this year's playoffs. 13-0. game two of the finals sunday night in oakland. you can see it here on abc. but we saw this last time. they were superdominant. >> up 3-1. that's why they play all seven games some times. but there was another intense competition last night involving just as much blood. sweat and tears. okay. maybe more tears. >> just a few. >> a clash of the nation's fiercest competitors, best of the best, face to face. lebron. no way. >> language of origin. >> part of speech. >> the national spelling bee. that grueling annual battle of the brains. the bee has it all. nervous kids. proud parents, old guys. trying to be hip. >> heathers brother suggested he post a tinder photo where she is not wearing it. >> round after round. kids taking a seat after hearing. [ bell dings ]
>> dang it. >> the bell, means you are done. mogollon. correct. >> didn't even wait for the judges to confirm his confidence. he eventually got bounced. then the final two. 14 from oklahoma. the favorite book. charlotte's web. and from fresno, california. coincidentally, steph curry fan. >> that is correct. >> that is correct. >> that is correct. >> back and forth. way past their bedtimes. >> that's correct. >> man, that was really impressive. >> and way more entertaining than game one of the nba finals. one espn host, tweeting. there are people actually at the nba finals watching the national spelling bee on their phones. maram. >> the veteran. rowan takes a seat.
ananya the 6th grard. marocain. >> that is correct. >> congratulations. you are the champion. >> is she relieved, shocked, happy? no, the steely glare of the true competitor. two wins for w nation on the night. but only one featured an entertaining match up. >> moroccan. >> act like you have been there before. you got the memo. and what? and what? >> maracain. >> maracain. >> one of mariah carey's sons. >> yes, exactly what it means. >> when we come back. we have mean tweets. an up close look at our newest correspondent. >> yes. you got to see it. ♪ ♪
♪ skinny ♪ skinny so skinny >> very special post nba edition of "the skinny." and, jimmy kimmel also got in on the action with the mean tweets, nba edition. >> kicking off the game night specials for the finals. kimmel managed to draft a deep bench of nba stars. check it out. >> so bad at free-throws because his eyes are so close together. >> james harden always looks like he's just about to lead the israelites to the red seat. i he sure sound like it. >> actually pretty good tweets there. >> wow, tough there. game night specials air every
night of the nba final. >> next, the private janet jackson about to let us into her world. >> she experienced major highs and lows over the last three years from her marriage to qatari business magnate to birth of their son. now their impending divorce. >> so the pop star reportedly will pull back the curtain on all of that and her private life for a reality series on netflix. show said to run as a ten part documentary. will spotlight sessions, co-parenting with soon to be ex-husband. preparing for the european and asian legs of her tour. >> the premiere date of the series. still to be determined. >> the tour is expect to come this fall. maybe see the show then. >> next, we here at world news now are proud and happy towell cup the newest member of our abc news correspondent team.
>> i bring you -- james longman. >> looks like a good guy. >> comes to us from way across the pond. >> let's talk about his cv, shall we. longman will join abc's london bureau as a foreign correspondent after spending five years reporting for the bbc from beirut. >> to cover attributes. fluent in arabic, french, english, expert in middle eastern affairs with a deep understanding of the middle east conflict. >> that's important for us here at abc. longman was also raised in london. and cairo. and his mother is of lebanese descent. >> and he has a very big social media following. 28,000 fans on instagram, clearly because they're impressed. >> with his cv. >> professional experience. >> he reported in war zones. really lifted up his team of of co-workers throughout his time there at the bbc. so, we look forward to, to --
>> very busy week. everything from hate crimes, missile launch to celebrities behaving badly. >> did end up with a brand new world. >> yes. >> our "weekly friday rewind." >> the mug shot showing the golfing great like we have never seen him before. charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. woods releasing a statement saying, i didn't realize the mix of medications affected me so strongly. >> i think this changes everything for tiger woods. really could derail any chance he's has to come back. >> watch as a 10-year-old boy launches down this 80 degree drop from three stories up. surprisingly, he walked away
with only minor scrapes and bruises. >> we are going to do everything we can to make sure that doesn't happen again. >> that one didn't open all the way back there. >> 27-year-old, navy seal remington peter's parachute, the chute fails to deploy sending him plunging into the hudson river. the u.s. coast guard pulled him out he did not survive. >> jeremy christian started spewing hate at fellow passengers and stabbed three men who tried to protect them. >> i want to say thank you to the people who put their life on the line for me. >> north korea launching a test, scud missile. landing in japanese waters. >> the bottom line is that it would be a catastrophic war if this turns into a combat. >> president trump's top adviser, jared kushner caught in the cross hairs over trying to set up back channel communications with russia. >> some administration officials are saying that is standard procedure. i don't think it is standard procedure.
pictures and video depicting comedienne kathy griffin holding the bloody decapitated head of president trump are no joking matter for the secret service. and griffin took to twitter to explain herself. >> i sincerely apologize. i made a mistake. i was wrong. >> the united states with withdraw from the paris climate accord. >> make our planet great again. >> covfefe. >> i think covfefe. >> can i get a hit of the covfefe. >> covfefe. >> covfefe. >> anyway. >> covfefe. >> anyway. >> on to something with the song. >> haven't figured it out. >> going to be huge. ♪ at the covfefe music and laughter ♪ not going to rhyme. ♪ at covfefe we met our love >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for two decades. covfefe we met our love ♪ >> announcer: this
making news in america this morning, the landmark reversal. president trump's decision to withdraw the u.s. from the paris climate accord reverberating acro across the world. overnight the protest, strong reaction from world leaders and landmarks in green showing solidarity. we have live team coverage. breaking overnight, dozens are dead at a casino in manila after a man armed with a gun and gasoline stormed the building. we have new details from the scene. we have new video of tiger woods after he was taken to the police station. we'll tell you what it shows following his dui arrest. plus, a night of tense competition on two fronts. a new spelling bee champion and lebron james and steph curry square off in game one of the nba finals. but it was actually rihanna getting all the attention.