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everybody 's striving to be summertime fine. but these two fell the tan. >> you have a bunch of experience with self-tanning? oh, never mind. >> these guys are going to try these self-tanners. they have various colors. but they've also got this little thingy magigy here. and as they spin the wheel, it's going to land on arm, chest, back, or leg. that's where they've got to lather it on. >> excellent. they are also impressively white. >> all right. let's get started. >> yellow leg. >> these guys are going to look terrible afterwards. >> don't get it on your hands. >> they clearly don't know what
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to do. they're spraying it on like lotion. that's the fastest way to streak. >> look at his leg though. his bright creamy white thigh and this brown tar. >> why does this happen to me all the time? >> did it work? >> depending which way he's looking, he's an entirely different person. >> oh, my god! crying laughing. >> they continue and this just continues to go off the rails. let's check out that back tan. >> wow. this is a great idea. >> oh, my gosh. >> are they trying to not go out in public for the next two weeks? because that's what they're going to have to do. otherwise they'll go to the mental hospital.
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well, that brings us to the end of the episode. hope you enjoy the fireworks. you can always go to rightthisminute.com for more. tg service is asking you to do. >> their slogan is get paid to park. you'll get free parking while another traveller rents your car. >> reporter: if you're flying out of town, a big expense before you take off could be to park your car somewhere. >> we're in the airbnb of vehicles for you. >> reporter: you park your car here and someone would be able to rent it while you're gone. >> our mission is to eliminate useless waste of vehicles. what is the purpose of somebody leaving their car where another renter's coming in and renting a car from a traditional rental
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in your car. dave koonce, abc news. and i just got a flashback of ferris bueller's day off. >> i'm not cool with a stranger driving my car. >> what if i wanted to drive your car? >> you're not a stranger, i know you, vaguely. >> i can drive nick watts' car. >> i have a pickup truck, and they told me they don't do pickup trucks. >> your car does not meet the list. but there are other services that do that. they let you rent out your pet instead of boarding them. don't want to pay for boarding for your dog, lend them to a stranger who wants to take in a puppy. >> i would take a puppy. we'll check in with kendis on his vacation. >> we're told he's working on his fitness bod. yellow. why don't you use a whitening toothpaste? i'm afraid it's bad for my teeth. try crest 3d white. crest 3d white diamond strong toothpaste and rinse... ...gently whiten... ...and fortify weak spots.
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now, for some unknown reason, kendis is hanging out in canadian this we canada this week, but it wasn't that long ago that he met up with fitness expert, shawn t. in central park. >> let's sit back and watch this unfold. ♪ >> i'm excited. going to have a picnic with our whole "world news now" team. champagne, cake, i might even eat. >> surprise. there is no picnic. it's time to work out, man. let's go. >> what did you guys set me up with? >> are you ready? >> y'all remember shaun t., the once overweight college kid who lost 50 pounds through dance only to turn it into a multi-million fitness industry with videos like hip-hop abs and
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of course "insanity." and he did the impossible, proving he could get even me to look coordinated. for a few seconds. >> come on, come on. >> well, he's back. >> i'm always happy to see you. >> not when i have a botdle of champagne and my cake and ham hocks and good greens. >> you have hammocks hocks in ? >> every good picnic has a ham hock. >> it takes that hard core insanity feel, so people can really get a great workout in a short amount of time. >> shaun week is like a best-of. featuring his best as well as new ones. >> i've got the perfect music. ready? let's do it. >> one of the hits. >> here we go. give my a little jog out. come on, flex the feet.
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>> you insulted the "world news now" polka. let's get some real music on. >> i want you to go slow. lift, i want you to get those knees up. get them up here. let's push it up, ready? hop, hop, and then you're going to throw it here, get that leg up here. >> these are core. >> you stop talkin' and do my workout, come on. so you're going to lift up again with your knee and kick and touch your toe and back to the other way, kick and touch your to toe, then and then kick. look at that, look at that. even if i push you, you shouldn't fall. come on, let's go. you're good, you're good, you're good. you did good. but i want to show you some chair exercises. >> that should be easy. >> so people should understand think don't have to go to the floor to get a good workout. get your hands behind your head like you're doing a crunch. lift both knees and bring it
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down, engage your core and down. >> there's no core. >> there is a core, now what i want to you do is hold it up. ah, ah, hold it up. you can also do be really good ab exercises that will be high impact on the floor and here, so you do alternating kicks. >> can i do a workout with this? >> keep doing it. keep doing it. >> i need -- >> people ask me if they can get a workout, i just make them go lo longer so they can see the work will get done. keep going. what we're going to do is show you how to do a real plank in the chair. so basically, you willy ha'll h chair at home and be like this. >> a plank is ten seconds, right? >>y, and the way you talk it's going to be five minutes. >> ah, i can't go back up! >> so kendis, you have a choice. you can either do another round of my exercises or you can eat
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on tv. ♪ because i'm fat >> so, ladies and gentlemen, i'm not about depriving yourself, you should really enjoy your food, but this is out of control, this is not what you should do. because then it's going to be so much harder to get your results >> want some? >> absolutely not. anyway, so, if you want shaun week, you can go to shawn t. fitness.com. then you can get amazing results with me, because that one is way out of control. >> seriously, it's red velvet. >> go, bye. >> i wanted him to put the cake in his face. >> in shaun t.'s face? he's too busy eating it. the one day you let yourself go you eat a whole red velvet cake. >> i mesmerizing. >> shaun t. will do that to you. coming up. >> it's award winning. >> sometimes it's so hard to say
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lysol disinfectant spray kills viruses that cause the cold & flu. ♪ time for "this happened", and we're starting off with a headmaster in england who is having a hard time saying good-bye to his staff and student ises at the e students at the end of the school year. >> what we need is more time. what we need is ♪ one day more ♪ another day another destiny ♪ one day more >> and to the complete shock of almost all of the audience. >> something they're joining in, right? >> yes. some of the staff members get up and join him in verse. but the students all look around as if to say what the heck is going on, and eventually, they join in too. >> this is the kind of thing
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that could be really cringing terrible but is actually quite good. >> no, it's amazing. it reminds me of the wedding scene from "love actually" where they pop up and play "all you need is love". >> well done, mate, well done. standing ovation. [ applause ] >> chris wheeler, everybody. thank you, chris. >> that was lovely. next, actually, i think this is possibly my favorite story. >> ooh, even better than the singing principal. >> friend of the year award. one roommate was in the apartment in new york city, the other roommate calls him up and says dude, dude, you've got to tidy up my room, i'm bringing my date back. so what the roommate does is rather than tidying, he creates a shrine to princess diana in the guy's bedroom. >> in the bedroom. >> in the bedroom. ♪ like a candle in the wind >> he's bringing a date home.
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and she's going to walk in to see this on his nightstand. >> now this has been retweeted thousands of times. [ laughter ] >> now we -- >> we don't know how the date reacted. >> that's true. >> or maybe the date never made it. maybe the guy was just full of bravado, and he was thinking he was going to get her back, and he didn't. >> or maybe he just wanted his room cleaned. well, now he has some candles to go along with that. >> i love that. that's my -- >> we have to keep an eye on this, though, because i'm guessing there's going to be retribution coming his way. >> we should have been covering this all week instead of the hot dog eating stuff. finally to something way more important. a seal creating waves of his own. there he is. >> is that him on the boat? >> on the raft, not so happy to be woken up from his nap. >> he's not, he's kind of lying back saying leave me alone. >> they spot him around there
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this morning on "world news now," kim jong un's so-called gift for america. >> the timing of north korea's missile test apparently deliberate, as we learn more about their nuclear ambitions and how this latest icbm launch reflects their efforts. meanwhile, the u.s. and south korea conducting joint exercises in response to that threat. we'll have the full story ahead. u.s.-backed forces are making progress against isis in iraq and syria. but in afghanistan, senators visiting troops for the holiday are calling for a renewed mission, saying the strategy of don't lose just isn't acceptable anymore. and back here at home, an explosion in the side of an apartment complex after a man intentionally drove his car into that building. the explosive materials police
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found inside his car. and an excited groom goes for a bold move while dancing with the bride. he picks her up and they go for their very first spin as a married couple. what could possibly go wrong? stick around and we'll show you on this wednesday, july 5th. from abc news, this is "world news now." got some nice moves there. >> really? >> yeah, but i'm guessing that didn't end well, just throwing it out there. we're going to start with the emergency meeting at the u.n. security council. >> the u.n. security council is meeting behind closed doors at the urging of president trump over what kim jong un is calling his latest gift to the united states. his nation's first launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile. >> that missile flew on a steep trajectory, 1700 miles up before landing in the sea of japan.
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but analysts say if it were launched on a flatter trajectory it's capable of reaching alaska or even further east. david kerley has the latest. >> reporter: this launch appears to be a major break through, a north korean two-stage intercontinental ballistic missile. supervising it all, kim jong un, it's a missile that could potentially reach the u.s. kim, his military leaders and scientists all celebrating. a success, declared a news reader. north koreans applauding the news. the missile reached 1700 miles high, landing in the water 577 miles east in the sea of japan, angering the japanese. experts believe such a missile might be able to reach alaska. north korea's military calling this the quote, final step in creating a competent and powerful nuclear state that can strike anywhere on earth. that possibility, that escalation coming just days after president trump worried about a nuclear warhead on this
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type of missile put north korea on notice. >> the era of strategic patience with the north korean regime has failed. many years and it's failed. and frankly, that patience is over. >> reporter: reaction came in a new tweet. quote, does this guy have anything better to do with his life? hard to believe that south korea and japan will put up with this much longer. perhaps china will put a heavy move on north korea and end this nonsense once and for all. but just two weeks ago mr. trump appeared to have given up on china, quote, it has not worked out. at least i know china tried. and then just hours ago a physical response from the u.s. and south korea. each country firing a short-range missile in accord natded event. those missiles landing off of south korea. the u.s. army is calling it a demonstration of precision
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firing capability in response to what it called north korea's unlawful actions on the fourth of july. the u.s. has just requested that a meeting be held at the u.n. security council on wednesday. the u.s. ambassador to the u.n., nikki haley said she spent all day in meetings, talking about this launch. david kerley, abc news, the white house. david thank you. and president trump is hiding to poland today ahead of the g-20 summit in germany, and his much-anticipated meeting with russian president vladimir putin. the white house is describing friday's meeting as a normal bilateral discussion. but russia is calling it a full-fledged formal sit-down with an agenda that includes the war or terror, and sanction. the white house is not saying whether the president will confront putin about election middling. now 40 states say they are
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unwilling or unable to give information to the voter commission. the information sought includes the last four digits of social security numbers. the president has claimed that millions voted illegally in the 2016 presidential election but has yet to provide any evidence for that claim. and now overseas, iraq's prime minister is congratulating both government forces and brave residents for what he's calling the big victory over isis in mosul. his jubilation coming as fierce fighting still rages in mosul's old city. just days ago, the prime minister declared an end to the isis three-year caliphate in iraq after iraqi forces achieved a win by taking al nouri mosque in the old city. meanwhile in syria, another day of intense fighting played out in raqqah. just a day after u.s.-backed
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syrian opposition forces breached the 1300-year old old city wall. the u.s. military said war planes hit two small portions of the wall to allow kurdish allies to push through. isis fighters, however, have been for thefying their positions, even booby trapping portions of the old wall to protect their defactor capital in syria. a bipartisan delegation of senators visiting troops in afghanistan is calling on president trump to come up with a coherent strategy to combat the taliban. john mcquacain and elizabeth wan were part of the group. they said it will take more than dropping bombs to win america's longest war, now in the 16th year. >> we need a new strategy, and that means to win. the strategy before was, quote, don't lose. and we lost some brave, young americans and a lot of brave young afghans, we need a strategy to win. the strongest nation on earth
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should be able to win this conflict. >> the senators are also urging the president to fill vacant state department positions, including naming a permanent ambassador to afghanistan. americans celebrated the country's 241st birthday today with parades, cookouts, concerts and more. >> security was tighter than in years past, but it didn't seem to dampen any spirits. chuck schiefferson has more. ♪ god bless america >> reporter: the rocket's red glaerks t glare, the macy's spectacular attracting more than a million spectators. ♪ ♪ america >> reporter: more than 60,000 exploding shells in the sky. an on the ground, a police presence to match heightened security fears. thousands of officers patrolling the streets. the harbor police keeping the waters safe. >> you're going to see that what we do here today is what we do every day, but it's just that on
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steroids. >> reporter: officers on foot are equipped with radiation detectors. dogs are equipped to sniff chemicals used by isis in suicide bombs, plus a terror control center with 9,000 video feeds scanning millions of license plates every day. >> we know the world we're living in in nypd is constantly watching for terror. >> reporter: president trump marked the day with a picnic for military families at the white house. ♪ america, america >> reporter: and patriotic spirits were high at this annual capitol fourth concert. ♪ >> reporter: americans celebrating the birthday of the land they love. ♪ >> reporter: chuck sievertson, abc news, new york. and the user who created the infamous video showing president trump wrestling cnn apologizing.
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>> the creator has posted a lengthy apology on reddit although it's since been deleted. he said, quote, it was a prarnk and nothing more. >> cnn says it identified the reddit user's real name but agreed not to publish it because of the extensive apology. but jokes between president trump and cnn have caught on. a light saber dual between the two. president trump in a sumo wrestler's outfit. st is that what i am a seeing there? >> yeah. >> and the long, red tie? >> that's one way to sill great america's birthday. did you do much sue mo wrestlin? >> not today. >> strange. the stars of "lethal weapon" reunite for the first time. >> together again opening up to
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our chris conley about their onscreen chemistry and why glove is getting too old for this stuff. as temperatures keep climbing we have more scenes like this. a police officer breaking into a hot car when he spotted a dog inside. the windows are up, the engine is o we'll show you how this one ends. >> and you can always weigh in on facebook, wnnfans.com and on twitter. and you are watching world nows now. you get used to food odors in your car. you think it...
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oh, my god! >> police in ft. pierce, florida say a man filled his car with propane tanks, then drove it into his ex-girlfriend's apartment building. the driver was killed in the explosion. five children and 13 adults in the building got out safely, and the red cross is now helping them relocate. firefighters in austria spent part of their tuesday chasing chickens, more than
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7,000 of them. the birds were set loose after a transport truck hit a bridge. took about four hours to round up the ones that nearly got away. >> why did they cross the road? >> move on. well, a florida police officer is now a dog's best friend after saving it from a brutally hot car. he used his baton to smash the windows of windows of a vehicle in boynton beach. it was 110 degrees in the car. the owner showed up. she had apparently lift the pit bull in the car to go to the bank. she was cited for cruelty. and the man who was stabbed in the neck is talking about that attack for the first time. >> he says the only reason he survived was a brave and quick-thinking maintenance worker. >> reporter: for the first time, that airport police officer brutally attacked while on duty is speaking out.
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>> i truly think it was over in ten seconds. >> reporter: ten harrowing seconds. you can still see the deep scar on his neck. >> there was no warning at all. absolutely no warning. >> reporter: june 21st, lieutenant jeff neville was manning his post at bishop airport in flint, michigan. with amore fa ftouhi emerged w knife and ambushed him. >> it was an attack from the rear, very sudden, no warning, very intense. >> reporter: that's when a quick-thinking airport maintenance man jumped in. >> the way i reacted was spectacular. if he hadn't been working beside my i wouldn't be here today. >> reporter: they believe fa th suspect is a lone wrofl wolf. >> and that lieutenant says he has to be careful when he shaves
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now. >> that's the big limitation that he's dealing with. >> what a guy. >> he says he's got to go back to work, we got things to do. he's not wasting anytime. >> and coming up in the next half hour. the fourth of july may be over, but that doesn't mean the sales wil are. you're watching "world news now." i did everything i could to make her party perfect. almost everything. you know, 1 i n 10 houses could get hit by an expensive septic disaster. but for only $7 a month, rid-x helps break down waste. avoid a septic disaster with rid-x. ♪...from far away. but they only ♪harsee his wrinkles.♪ ... ♪if only harry used some... ♪...bounce, to dry. ♪he would be a less wrinkly, winning guy.♪
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♪ reunited and it feels so good ♪ ♪ reunited because we understood ♪ >> and now it's the 30th anniversary of one of the biggest block bluser franchises of all time, "lethal weapon". >> the stars sat down with chris conley to catch us up on what they've been up to. >> reporter: it's a joyful reunion for the stars of "lethal weapon". the first time they've been together since shooting the final parts of the fourth installment. >> it was a time in all our lives when something just clicked. i think there was a lot of love
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between us. when i see them i get the same feeling, it's like seeing a teenage sweetheart or something, that sort of thing. >> i think you can say whatever you want about the films, but i think the relationship got better and better over the period of time. >> do you really want to jump? >> reporter: from the first film's 1987 debut, it turbo charged the genre. gibson's off the wall and back at you lawman rigg. >> i may be a little crazier than most people, so it's easy for me to access. >> reporter: he was paired with glover's retirement family man who had the best cop line in buddy movie history. >> i can't get anywhere, somebody just said say it to me, "i'm getting too old for this." >> reporter: it's the to be or not to be of this genre of movies. from 1992's lethal weapon three,
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rene russo would come on board. they were memorably comparing scars. >> i will remember it forever. not that you're this crazy good kisser, but you are. >> reporter: director richard donner would encourage mel's improvisation. >> and he would sometimes give my the best lines sometimes. >> you can't imagine how quick mel was like, let's do it. >> i can't remember dialog now. i have the body of a 18-year-old. i just can't remember where i buried it. >> reporter: it's state of the era action sequences kept lethal weapon audiences on the edge of their seats but sometimes found glover asleep in his. >> i'm in the passenger seat, mel's driving, and we'd have to drive to location. i can't remember a time i did not go to sleep. >> that's true, actually, i remember. >> don would say, wake glover up.
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>> reporter: their clear chemistry makes talk of a possible lethal five unavoidable. how interested would you guys be in doing another one? [ laughter ] >> you should see me walk to the bathroom in the middle of the night. like that was not going to happen. >> reporter: how tempted are you sometimes, mel? >> you play off the fact that they're not as limber as they used to be. and i think that would be fun. >> it could be a real comedy. >> rip van weapon. >> that wasn't a no. >> okay. that's all lovely, right? but there was talk of bud edy movie, love each other, but didn't they just say from the moment they stopped shooting the last frame of lethal weapon four they haven't actually seen each other? how does that work? >> is that what they said? >> graeat movie. my mom had hair like his at the time. >> i think i still have hair like his. >> south africans were the baddies, not british. >> for once.
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♪ now's time for "the mix." and we're going to start with an intergenerational offline-online trolling situation. you're intrigued. i can tell by the look on your face. >> i'm confused. >> what happened here was a dad grounded his daughter, took her phone away and then trolled her on paper that he slipped under her door that made it look like it was text messages, hi, daughter, hope you're behaving yourself, i love you, heart, then why aren't you answering me, a crying emoji. >> that's so mean. >> this just proves that dads are massively embarrassing, in every possible respect, i mean, come on. he thinks he's being funny.
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can you imagine the eye rolling going on behind that bedroom door? >> i am loving the creativity. i say dad-1, daughter-0 on this one. on to your people known for their excellent dance moves. a wedding in england is going viral this morning because of the bride and groom's opening dance. they decided they were going to get down to "can't hold us" by mclemore. he grabs the bride and decides to give her a nice, generous trirl around the dance floor. how impressive is this. >> yep. >> look at them, ah-oh. >> whoa. >> okay. okay. i'm okay. >> now's back in the game. he's back in the game. it's not that bad. but didn't you say it was like the most embarrassing thing? no one's pants fell down. >> that's true. >> i've done worse. there's no question i've done worse on the dance floor. >> thankfully neither of us were hurt and everyone in the crowd found it absolutely hilarious,
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as do we, thanks, lawrence. >> will doell done, well done. next we have, "star wars" people are crazy, aren't think? "star wars" fans are kind of crazy. >> totally. >> okay. like you. this is a birth announcement between a guy dressed as han solo and more importantly, his wife dressed as princess laeah, and they are going to have a baby born december -- >> are they giving birth to d t darth vader? >> it's due when the new "star wars" is to be released. i fi i feel sorry for this kid already, he's going to be given a name that's this weird "star wars" thing. but before we go, we've got to mention smam, 80th birthday. >> happy 80th
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this morning on "world news now." president trump heads to europe, the america first chief executive is set to meet with other global leaders, but one scheduled meeting in particular remains of high interest. what will they talk about? and north korea's latest missile launch has the world's attention with kim jong un directly threatening america. and we're learning more about the growing capabilities of the country's weapons program. and new this half hour, a congressman facing criticism for shooting video inside a nazi concentration camp. >> lawmaker posted this video taken with his phone in auschwitz where thousands were put to death. hear how the museum responded. and ed sheeran declared his independence from twitter. he announced he's leaving the social media platform because he
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just can't take the negativity. now another super star is stepping forward to lend her support in an interesting way. we'll have more on that in "the skinny" on this wednesday, july 5th. ♪ i'm in love with your body ♪ ooh ah ooh ah from abc news, this is "world news now" >> i'm going to miss ed sheeran on twitter. >> are you? i'm not. >> no, as long as he keeps making musing. >> we'll have more on that important story. first, we're starting off with a major diplomatic test for president trump, preparing to come face-to-face with russian president vladimir putin. >> the president is leaving for poland today before heading to the g-20 summit in hamburg, germany, that is where he'll sit down for a meeting with putin that washington and moscow are describing in very different terms. we'll see if he raises the
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sensitive subject of russia's interference in the election. >> reporter: president trump celebrating the fourth in washington. >> our country is doing really, really well. no matter where you look. >> reporter: he embarks on his second foreign trip, with all eyes on that friday face-to-face with russian president vladimir putin. for more than a year, trump has sung putin's praises. >> i think putin's been a very strong leader for russia. he said trump is a genius, trump is leading the party. if putin likes donald trump, i consider that an asset, not a liability. >> reporter: but with days to go, the white house is down playing the meeting, calling it a normal bilateral meeting. and saying little else. in contrast, russia is billing it a full-fledged formal meeting. the war on terror, nuclear arms
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control, and russia's extreme dissatisfaction with the sanctions president obama imposed in retaliation for russian meddling in the u.s. election. the white house won't say whether the president will raise the issue of russia's interference or whether he believes russia was behind the hack. >> he believes russia was involved. potentially other countries as well could have been equally involved or could have been involved, not equally. >> reporter: trump has also sent conflicting signals whether he's met putin before, telling david letterman in 2013. >> tough guy, i met him once. >> reporter: last year backtracking. >> i have no relationship with putin. i don't think i've met him. i don't think i've ever met him. >> reporter: friday he will get his chance with the whole world watching. the white house expects this meeting to be brief, that it is doubtful that russia's meddling in the election will be raised, that it's a waste of time and at this point a loser of a topic.
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gloria rivera, abc news, washington. secretary of state rex tillerson is calling north korea's break through missile launch a new escalation of the threat to the u.s. and the rest of the world. in a defiant show of force, u.s. and south korean soldiers responded by firing deep-strike precision missiles into the south korean territorial waters. this comes as the u.s. military confirms that north korea did in fact launch an intercontinental ballistic missile that has the potential to reach alaska. and as abc's military analyst explains, it could possibly reach even further east. >> they didn't want to overfly japan or russia. the missile itself reached an apex of almost 1700 miles. which means it could have reached anchorage and wouldn't have been far from reaching seattle. the u.s. has been developing a ground-based interceptor system that's designed to knock down incoming north korean missiles, but it's very complex science. it's like hitting a bullet with
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a bullet and although the most recent test was successful, the system itself is barely over 50% reliable. >> thank you very much steven. we turn now to the extreme heat wave in the western u.s. and its effect. >> there are at least 30 wildfires burning. with no significant rainfall expected until next week. nearly a quarter of a million acres have been consumed and new wildfires are likely to ignite thanks to high temperatures and low humidity. >> firefighters are in northern nevada. the earth stone fire has consumed 25,000 acres while the truckee fire is at 30,000 acres. there are more in arizona than any other state. some were started by lightning. a blaze at a popular resort was started by a fireworks show. the fire was brought quickly under control, and there were no injuries. the resort employee posts on facebook that the fireworks were great, then the desert started
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burning. today's weather in the west won't be much help to firefighters either or much fun in the rest of the country. >> accuweather's paul williams is here with the forecast. good morning, paul. >> good morning, nick, diane. low humidity causing problems with fires that we already have, the heat will continue to strengthen. in the desert southwest we're looking for the heat to really continue in the form of 115 degrees toward phoenix and one teens in vegas and 100-plus in salt lake city. thunderstorms threaten missouri, illinois and wisconsin. we are going to see a front push through with strong storms breaking off and beginning to pound the pavement for us in madison, green bay, sioux falls, omaha, des moines, duluth and minneapolis. and blinding downpours and tornados. >> thanks, paul. and the vatican is acknowledging problems at its
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children's hospital in rome but dismissing a scathing report as unfounded. they denied the findings of an investigation that said staff cut corners, ignored safety protocols and put children at risk. they pointed to a second review that praised the hospital and blamed the initial report on disgruntled employees. the vatican said it's making a serious effort to resolve any problems. british doctors have dismissed an offer from that hospital to help a baby. the ten-month-old's doctors are planning to turn off life support despite objections from his parents. the pope's hospital said it was willing to keep charlie on life support and allow his parents to decide how to end his life. his parents wanted to bring him to the u.s. for an experimental therapy, and president trump had offered to help as well. as we mentioned earlier, president trump arrives in poland today. officials in charge of one of the memorials to holocaust
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victims is taking issue with a member of congress. louisiana republican clay higgins recorded a video from inside a gas chamber at what was once the auschwitz death camp. it is now a museum. he said the scene solidified his commitment to protect the u.s. from evil. >> the world's a smaller place now than it was in world war ii. the united states is more accessible to terror like this. horror like this. >> museum officials called that video inappropriate and tweeted a plaque at auschwitz which says you are in a building where the ss murdered thousands of people. remember their suffer and show respect for their memory. mt. and now to a story out of wisconsin that's tough to decide whether it was a massive fail or
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a success. >> michael shanahan was looking for a place to crash when he pulled his car over the parking lot, looking for a room at 3:00 a.m. he found a room, he also found a pond. >> he was so tired he put his sedan right into the water. >> i saw this glare and i thought that must be the parking lot, you know, and you can see my wheels are turned to the left, and i drove directly into the water. there was no guardrail or anything, and boom, i'm in the water. >> did you call police? >> no, i was tired. i stay here and basically, i just figured i'd do it in the morning. >> he's happy to talk, happy to talk it all through. >> he left the car in the pond and went ahead and got a room for the night. we'll deal with this tomorrow. >> the police have not decided whether or not to file charges. they think alcohol might have played a role in the crash. >> no. no way. listen, as the overnight shift, we sympathize with being very tired. sometimes that takes priority over say rescuing your car from a pond. >> you're buying the just tired thing.
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>> i'm just saying it's possible. >> anything's possible, diane. >> apparently parking your car in a pond is possible overnight. now we know. we have great shopping deals you can get right now. the chain reaction inside a garage regarding fireworks, but the fireworks were just bystanders. we'll explain. and later in "the skinny," it would have been a great party, taylor swift independence day bash. but where was everybody? you're watching "world news now." ♪ i've got a blank space baby "world news now" weather, brought to you by united health care. brought to you by united health care. m only in my 60's. i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i looked at my options. then i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare,
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the ultra-fine mist startstoms working instantly to deliver up to 12 hours of ahhhhh get fast relief with vicks sinex. that's the sound of fireworks going off in a garage in michigan. now the homeowner actually set this fire himself, but this had nothing to do with fourth of july celebrations. he was actually trying to use a smoke bomb to get rid of a wasp nest. the smoke bomb set off fireworks he had in the garage. good news, though, the wasp nest is gone, but so is the garage. >> good news, bad luck. yeah.
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and the fireworks show at hershey park in pennsylvania ended early, a nearby field caught fire. it had once been the local airport. the fire was quickly brought under control, but it was decided not to continue the fireworks show. there were no injuries. and now to the sizzling sales. that go beyond the fourth of july holiday. you still have a chance to cash in. >> mara schiavocampo shows us the deal. >> reporter: after the barbecues, bargains, fourth of july sales now kicking off some of the best deals of the year. >> i have to go back and get some more. >> reporter: retailers launching sizzling sales to clear out much-needed space. >> right now is a big time for sales because a lot of stores are switching over their merchandise to get ready for back to school. >> reporter: the most heavily discounted items? outdoor gear like tents and hiking equipment, clothing and bathing suits. at old navy, the entire store, 60% off.
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and at kmart, discounts in all categories. amazon is already slashing prices in the runup to july 11th's prime day when members will see hundreds of thousands of items marked down. >> it's not too late. >> you can still get discounts. >> reporter: some of the steepest discounts still to come. sales are expected to get even better after the holiday with outdoor furniture going on sale toward the end of the summer. >> when we come back, we're going to check out how the stars spend their holiday. and which pop princess was noticeably absent from the festivities. "the skinny's" next. ceably absent from the festivities. "the skinny's" next. born to outperform the #1... prestige eye cream for better hydration. and your best look yet. olay eyes collection. ageless.
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♪ skinny ♪ so skinny time for "the skinny" now, and we're kicking off with ed sheeran news.
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>> love him. >> twitter has claimed another victim. the singer/songwriter is leaving the social network because he says it's so negative, one comment ruins your day. >> the 26 year old said is the hardest thing was for him to figure out why people hate him so much. >> don't pay attention to the haters, ed, his 19.2 million followers should not be left in the cold. they can get updates from his instagram page. >> apparently, lady gaga has his back. her fans were adding to the meanness that sheeran was feeling, so she has kind of posted a photo of herself and sheeran on instagram on tuesday and shared some kind words to her community. >> small problem here. the person she tagged in that post isn't actually the real ed sheeran. it was a fan page of a post
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that's since been corrected. all is right now in the social media world. nick, i know you were very worried about this story, so you can breathe a sigh of relief now. >> yeah, as long as he stays on the radio, i don't care. do you? >> no, i'm with you, actually. i just want to hear his songs, but i do sympathize with the twitter being mean thing. kendis and i tried going live on twitter the other day to experiment. we were silent half the time. we realized comments were so inappropriate, we couldn't finish any of the sentences. >> yeah, i'm thinking about something someone once called me. i'm not sure is if it's okay. if it's okay, after the break i'll say what someone's called me. >> now we understand, ed sheeran. celebrities just like us, right? so they probably celebrated the fourth of july, just like us, right? like steph curry and his wife, couple hanging out on a boat in the turks and caicos? not like us at all.
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>> christie brinkley is striking a pose off guardner's bay new york with some friends. >> actress katherine heigl with her son, completing the red white and blue look with a kiss on him. clearly having a lovely time. >> actress debra messing with ali wentworth. they went all out. >> george stephanopoulos, your wife went all out, didn't she? what's on her head? >> i like it. >> where's my favorite celebrity couple? dax shepard and kristen bell? they're my favorite. >> you love them. >> i love them. >> you love them. >> why aren't they here? >> when you begged for them to be included, the producers were listening. >> i want to know what they were doing fourth of july. i bet they were wearing matching outfits and looking cute. >> taylor swift is famous for her fourth of july weekend bashes.
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and this year something seemed a little off. we've seen no photos online, no record of this. there is this photo, though, of a giant inflatable slide on her property, but it's empty. >> so this is the rhode island estate which has been the site of her parties in the past, which have been celeb-packed. hanging out on the beach, in the ocean, on the slide. not this year. >> no. here's ed swift, chillin' with t swift. >> ed swift? >> ed sheeran chillin' with t swift. i don't think the brit in him is loving the celebration so much. >> i love the fourth of july. >> what happened to taylor swift's party? some katy perry's fans are saying everybody went to katy perry's house instead. they have a little -- >> beef. >> yes. finally, you know when you go to a concert -- do we have
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will be the first one to say i'm not perfect and i mess up sometimes and every once in a while i get it right. the oldest daughter of demi moore and bruce willis has become a star in her own right. mastering the ballroom as "dancing with the stars" season 20 champ. taking over broadway as roxie in chicago. and even taking on the role as a singing sensation and recovering drug addict on the hit show "is empire." in real life, addiction runs through rumer willis' blood. her mom, dad, and sister tallulah are all recovering addicts. >> there's an empathetic family there who's going to understand what she's going through. >> reporter: but she's no stranger to challenges, having gone online about bullying. >> we're almost in a generation
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now where it's become socially acceptable for that kind of behavior, and what bothers me the most is seeing young women put each other down. >> reporter: now her remarkable candor comes with a simple message. be gentle with yourself. >> good message for all of us. and she hasn't revealed any details on the addiction, but the post has over 18,000 likes. more than 700 saying this one p encouraged them to get sober too. >> good for her, good for them. >> finally, we're going to get to what i promised you earlier, it is at a greenday concert, fans singing before they came on, but not to greenday. ♪ >> that was bohemian rhapsody. they were playing it over the p.a. just to kill some time while think were loading stuff onto the stage. and the fans took over.
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making news in america this morning, president trump is heading off to europe where he'll meet with america's allies and have a high stakes face-to-face meeting with russia's vladimir putin. we have a preview live from washington. new this morning, more missiles flying from the korean peninsula. these were part of the u.s. and south korean response to north korea's firing of an icbm. it's being addressed today at the u.n. a bizarre attack caught on camera. a driver plowed his car into an apartment building. a man is pulled to safety by colleagues as floodwaters rage around him. his rescue in the nick of time.

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