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>> the teenager accused in what seemed road rage murder of four pleaded not guilty to all charges. you will remember the story. 19-year-old eric noesh nowsch answered to charges in las vegas in the courtroom. they turned out to be neighbors. they his attorneys claim he acted in self defense. the trial set for may. >> wisconsin attorney general expects a report on the police shooting of a black man in madison, last weekend should be in the hands of prosecutors next week. tony robinson killed by veteran officer matt kenny friday. investigators conducted at least 60 interviews so far. the county district attorney will decide whether to file charges. >> after two university of oklahoma fraternity members were expelled for their videotaped racist chant, two chapters at
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two other schools, they have used that same song. >> in the middle of the controversy. a powerful image emerged from the university of oklahoma football team. abc's ryan owens is there. >> standing arm in arm in silence. members of the university of oklahoma football team, take up nearly their entire field. a field they were supposed to be practicing on. but for quarterback trevor knight and his teammates. protesting this racist chant by fraternity brothers from their own campus. seemed far more important than another off-season drill. this is an instance in which, we feel like we have the opportunity to step up and promote that change. >> it turned our stomachs and hearts. dropped, i believe. so it really hurt all of us. >> the coach with the most wins in oklahoma history, knew the right call to make this time. >> this kind of stance is, you know, more important in practice. they want to effect change around the country. not just here. >> also more evidence this racist chant may not be limited to ou. a national spokesman for sae tells abc news the organization
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is investigating whether the same chant was used at fraternities at the university of texas at austin, and louisiana tech university. back here in oklahoma, the university president now says he is not just considering punishing the freshmen seen on the tape, but maybe their older frat brothers. especially those in leadership. ryan owens, abc news, norman, oklahoma. >> love seeing that imagery. the football team have such power. they're out there. they're out front. get a lot of attention. glad they came together on their own. deliberate. what we want to do. >> stood united. really, really great. >> love it. love it. love it. coming up your favorite story of the week. talking this for a while. duchess kate. dropped by the set of "downton abbey". what the cast of the hit show had to say about having real royalty visit them. >> ahead in the next half-hour -- rocky road. mean season, potholes, and how to stay clear and stay safe. you are watching "world news now."
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♪ ♪ >> should i do my british accent. >> this is your thing. do whatever. >> my reena accent. when worlds collided. when katherine the duchess of cambridge visited the set of one of my favorite shows, all-time favorite shows "downton abbey". >> may be your favorite. >> now new cinderella. one of the actresses on season four. fantastic. >> all coming together.
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fun time. >> duchess kate a big fan of the show. set to get an exclusive tour, meet and greet with the cast and plaque to commemorate her visit. great for her. >> well then that's good. >> fantastic. abc's lama hasan with the story there for us. >> reporter: behold all you "downton abbey" fans. real life royal will be onset getting an exclusive sneak peek at season six of the blockbuster tv series. >> the ladies with new wonderful fashion. >> kate now eight months pregnant stepping up her schedule before her maternity leave. attending a couple of functions this week with the family and on her own. >> i give you, my cora. >> duchess of cambridge mingling with the upstairs cast including lord and lady grantham. >> my little fitting room. >> even venturing downstairs. hanging out with the help. >> the difference if you ring one. someone comes. >> kate getting to watch the cast film a scene.
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>> hi. >> very nice to meet you. >> not the first time a member of the royal family hobnobbed with the downton cast. queen elizabeth honoring dame maggie smith and william met lady edith. >> all giggling away. >> absolutely. >> is he a fan? >> i think so. >> as for kate, what a way to bow out of her royal duty. this is one of the last few times we will see her out and about before she head off to have baby cambridge two. lama hasan, abc news, buckingham palace, london. >> you know what i love our lama hasan is due at what is expected to be the right exact time as kate middleton. interesting seeing the two side by side. oh, wow! look at me. i'm like maggie smith's character. >> i don't know which one is maggie smith? >> cousin violet. >> okay.
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>> "the mix" this friday. i asked t.j. explain that later. >> talking about basketball. >> sport. working on my sports. this is a heartbreaking story. you know the tight end for the new orleans saints. jimmy graham. see him there. he was traded from the saints to the seattle seahawks. broke the heart of lexia woods. a huge 7-year-old fan. take a look. >> wherever jim graham goes is where i go. he is a really -- he is a really good player. and -- >> oh. lexia. the good news is her mother
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actually sent out this message. just got a message from jimmy. reached out for lexia to come see him at his first home game in seattle. >> really good to do that. all is not lost. good she is learning disappointment early in life. there is more coming. one other thing. look at this video. >> behind the back alley-oop. this video making the round. the kid is a top, 30 recruit out of high school. impressive pass. we have the polka. >> let's do this thing! ♪ politics and foreign wars all the weather all the scores ♪ ♪ that's the "world news" polka around the world and up your street the "the skinny" is our gossip sheet ♪ ♪ that's the "world news" polka ♪ ♪ it's late at night you're wide awake and you're not wearing pants ♪ ♪ so grab your "world news now" mug and everybody dance ♪ ♪ have some fun be a pal every do like barry and i'll teach him
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this morning on "world news now" -- missouri mayhem. the tensions overnight in ferguson after gunshots injure two police officers at a rally. the ongoing protests and search for suspects. >> disturbing images, torture scenes which seem to show u.s. backed iraqi forces. the outcry over human rights from washington and who is taking action. >> valet nightmare. couple in disbelief after their car was given to the wrong people at a restaurant. at first they thought it was a joke. now no one is laughing. later in ""the skinny,"" kathy griffin's abrupt career decision, why she is in no mood to poke fun at others on a show known for its controversial comics. it's friday, march 13th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." tgif. good morning, everyone. i'm reena ninan.
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>> friday the 13th. >> friday, all i care about. >> don't care. >> what follows or comes before. >> it's a friday. capital f friday. >> capital f. all right then. hello, i'm t.j. holmes. we have to begin on this friday, however, once again with more unrest in a troubled st. louis suburb. >> this time the protest outside police headquarters in ferguson, missouri, mostly peaceful. as abc's scott withers reports this was not the only demonstration in ferguson last night. >> we are a community. >> reporter: ferguson residents pray for peace. >> we came to remember that we are all connected. >> also pray for the quick recovery of two police officers shot by unknown gunmen during a protest outside the police department on wednesday. dozens of protesters marched from the prayer vigil to police headquarters blocking the street. on thursday, officers searched a nearby house. questioned three people. but have not located or arrested the shooter. the two officers were treated for their injuries and released from the hospital.
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president obama told abc's jimmy kimmel the ferguson shooter doesn't represent the peaceful protesters. >> in the same way that you can't generalize about police officers who do an extraordinarily tough job overwhelmingly they do it professionally. you can't generalize about protesters. >> those protesters are calling for ferguson mayor to resign. the city's embattled police chief tom jackson and the city's manager have already quit. the ferguson police department is no longer dealing with the protesters. the st. louis county police department and missouri highway patrol took over. the change clearly visible. the usual line of riot police was replaced with uniformed officers. scott withers, abc news, ferguson, missouri. >> the family of michael brown condemning the shooting of two police officers a day ago as senseless. brown the unarmed black 18-year-old whose shooting last summer by a white police officer provoked all the protests in ferguson. brown's family members will not tolerate violence directed at
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police officers. >> wisconsin's attorney general says a report on a racially tense shooting in madison last weekend should be delivered to prosecutors in two weeks. 19-year-old tony robinson was killed by a veteran police officer matt kenny on friday. investigators have conducted 60 interviews so far. the county district attorney will decide whether to file charges. >> jurors in the boston marathon bombing trial of dzhokhar tsaranev have heard riveting testimony of a carjacking victim. they were shown tsaranev in a convenience store, buying junk food. at that moment, he sprints away from the suv, tsaranev carjacked at gunpoint. the victim runs into the gas station. holding the door closed. tells the clerk to call 911. he reports the tsaranev location. hours later tamerlan tsarnaev was shot in a shootout. his younger brother taken into custody later that day. >> bad weather is hampering
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efforts to recover remain of the military members who died in the helicopter crash tuesday night. divers found the wreckage in 25 feet of water off the coast of the florida panhandle. they discovered two bodies. seven elite marines and four experienced soldiers were on board when the blackhawk went down in dense fog. >> the freak accident in the french alps left a skier severely injured. she was hit by a plane, making an emergency landing on the slope. she suffered what doctors say was a near amputation of her hand. after landing the plane passed under a chair lift, slid down the slope, missing a group of children before the propeller clipped the woman. >> iran's supreme leader says a letter shows a collapse of political ethics in washington. the 47 republicans warned any deal the obama administration makes on nuclear talks could be reversed by the next president. the ayatollah dismisses the letter as tricks, deceits and says it shows disintegration in washington. >> the iraqi government says it is investigating reports of atrocities by its troops and militias first reported by abc news.
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the u.s. is concerned the forces it trained may be just as savage as isis. abc's brian ross with the story. [ gunfire ] >> reporter: the state department calls the scenes serious and disturbing. brutal images of what appeared to be iraqi forces and militias, carrying out celebrating, torture and beheadings. in this torture scene, two u.s. weapons against the wall. this video shows two civilians pleading for their lives. about to be shot dead. a man with an american supplied weapon walks by. a gunman with what appears to be the insignia of iraqi special forces caught on tape. >> their behavior must be above row proech reproach, otherwise wush wush because of gross human rights violations. senator patrick leahy says the abc news report says the u.s. should cut off money to more iraqi units. >> when you look at some of the
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videos and look at the uniforms being worn, do we really want to say the united states condones that? >> reporter: u.s. officials tell abc news, america's top military leader, general martin dempsey, chairman of the joint chiefs, repeatedly warned iraqi leaders about the conduct of the iraqi army and militias that fight with them especially because the u.s. is now sending $1.5 billion in weapons to the army and some 3,000 american troops to help train them. brian ross, abc news, new york. >> nasa successfully launched four identical satellites on a billion dollar mission to study magnetic storms in space. hmm. unmanned atlas rocket carrying satellites blasted off from cape canaveral last night in spectacular fashion. as you see here. one by one observatories are placed in an oblong orbit in a pyramid formation to provide 3-d views. >> giant chunk of a weakened hillside in west virginia collapsed. the concern now is that a
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weekend forecast of rain could extend the landslide. and cause flooding. dozens have been evacuated. the hillside, man made, near the end of the runway. at charleston's airport there. so far no impact to airport operations. >> well your friday forecast now. rainy again in the ohio, mississippi river valleys. flood possible from louisville to cleveland. showers in the carolinas. chilly in the northeast. rain in philly. new york, ahead of next week's cold front. >> heating up in the southwest. upper 80s in los angeles, phoenix. 50s and 60s from seattle to minneapolis. and washington, d.c., 40s. and atlanta, new york, boston. >> well, a lottery ticket holder who failed to claim $1 million in winnings has now lost that jackpot for good. >> oh. >> heartbreaking. the winning ticket sold in southern california last september. as the claiming deadline approached, lottery officials released surveillance video of a mystery man who bought the ticket. hoping he would come forward,
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but without that winning ticket which he lost. the prize money goes to california public schools. >> no way we could have -- they're telling us he is the winner. >> you got to have the ticket. that's the important thing. >> they're telling us he is the guy who won. >> yeah, the part of the rules is you got to have the ticket. but you know. i would say to this man, don't worry, maybe, maybe, the system has done you a favor. >> why? >> because a lot of people win the lottery big and they go crazy and lose everything. >> hey, a lot of people have bills and win the lottery and things work out. yeah. i'm going to tell him. it is okay. don't feel like you lost it. you still have luck on your side. kids in the public school system the big winners. >> uh-huh. i'm sure that will go right to the kids. i'm sorry. it's friday. you know i am not good on fridays. >> you're good. >> california couple to tell you about now. spending all week changing locks and reinforcing their security after a valet service gave away all of their keys with their car. outside a restaurant. they just had dinner saturday night.
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parking service told them their attendant gave their 2014, mazda, cx-9, gave their new car to a man who said he lost his claim ticket. he didn't need a ticket. he got something out of it. at first they laughed it off. thought it was some kind of a joke. >> i thought it was a joke. honestly thought it was a joke i was laughing at first. thought they were playing with us. didn't think they were for real. thought they were joking for us. >> not funny. valet service. paying for changed locks. and rental car. that's so nice. about the car, uh-uh. do that with your own insurance. if you want a new car. >> what? are you serious? >> not replacing the car. >> they are not. >> just park three blocks down. not valet ever again. >> get mugged on the way. another issue. >> moving on. it's friday the 13th. t.j. pointed out. but it is also a monumental day for a four-legged friend. >> who is this tiffany 2? >> uh-huh. celebrating the 27th birthday. that's a big deal --
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that's 125 years old in human years. makes tiffany 2 the world's oldest cat. according to guinness. the owner bought her in 1988 says it was the best $10 she ever spent. tiffany 2 weighs 6 pounds. in case you are wondering the first tiffany died of cancer in the early 70s. they're having a party for her tomorrow. she'll be 27 years and one day old. big record. >> where did we get that cat sound? what happened to that cat? [ meowing ] >> sound like we haven't fed the cat in a long time. >> old cat meow. coming up in "the skinny," looking for laughs with president obama. he is doing his mean tweet thing last night on jimmy kimmel live. >> yeah. first serious hazards are on winter-worn streets. potholes are not just a nuisance they can harm you. you are watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by digestive advantage. o you by
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>> honda is launching an unprecedented ad campaign to reach owners of cars with
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dangerous airbags. the automaker recalled 5 million cars. 14% of them have been repaired. 60 deaths have been linked to airbags that sent pieces of metal flying into cars when they inflate. honda's ads will run on radio, tv, newspaper next week. >> the mean winter temperatures, fall in by a meltdown in half the country turned streets into dangerous homes. >> potholes can be so nasty they can be deadly. as abc's david kerley now reports. >> they survived the brutal winter, but commuters are waking up to nightmare roads. pocked with potholes. in nashville, a motorcyclist hit a pothole. thrown from his bike and killed this week. many roadsides littered with broken-down cars. >> monster potholes. i knew immediately i had a flat tire. >> reporter: we are not just talking flat tires.
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this car's suspension broken. its bumper ripped apart into. >> the estimate was right around $3,200. >> $3,000 for one pothole. >> reporter: aaa expects damage this year will be more than the average. $6.5 billion a year. and potholes are popping up all over the country. here's why. during the cold, wet winter, water seeps under the roadway. as the road warms, heavy trucks and cars break apart the asphalt, leaving behind those potholes. so the race is on to fill the holes. in new jersey, this truck alone, filling 130 a day. the problem is, the crews race to fill the potholes, those are temporary patches. they really only last a couple days. these roads won't be fixed until they repave them. when the weather gets a little better. david kerley, abc news, washington. >> he, he explained something as innocuous seeming as a pothole better than i have ever seen any body explain it. >> great. transportation. great journalist, period. >> he is great. explained why it happens. how it is such a big deal.
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yes, you think i will avoid a pothole. if you don't. $3,200. for one pothole. >> one of the tricks when you are going over water, puddles, go very slowly because there could be a pothole you don't know underneath. can cause a lot of damage. hold the steering wheel tightly. if you go over a pothole it can take you the wrong way. >> put you off in somebody's lane. good stuff, mr. kerley. thank you. thank you very much. >> coming up, president obama takes on twitter haters. >> also, kathy griffin quitting "fashion police." we'll explain why in "the skinny." which is next. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our
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♪ skinny so skinny ♪ >> this is a name you don't hear in the skinny a lot. president obama making an appearance in hollywood. >> guest of "jimmy kimmel live" show last night first time since being elected president. walked out to the band, playing sweet home chicago. then got to talking about lots of different subject matters. not before the president addressed critics by reading some of their mean tweets. >> a 30-rack of coors light is $23 now. thanks, obama. i'm all right with the president wearing jeans, i'm not all right
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with the president wearing those jeans. >> can i just say something. i think it's mean. i don't think there is anything wrong with the jeans you wear. >> yeah, you remember the jeans, the president. wasn't a good look. kimmel felt the president ready to ask for a few things. ask him to shorten the receipts we get at the store. >> the rest are coupons and junk. can you do something about this? [ applause ] >> you know, uh -- actually, 25 cents off batteries. >> that was good. president obama said he will keep the receipt, hopefully he will be working on that for us. >> jimmy is great. point that out. that's funny. we all do get annoyed by the long receipts. >> we have to do the mean tweet thing sometime. >> think so. >> yeah, we get nasty stuff.
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>> inherit his mean tweets. >> let us borrow. >> borrow. probably the right word. >> all in the same family. after seven episode of fashion police under her belt, kathy griffin is leaving the show. >> the headline from the show after the fallouts guiliana rancic's racially insensitive remarks about zendaya's hair style at the oscars. made the announcement on twitter. plenty to make fun of in pop culture without bringing people's bodies into it. i don't want to use the comedy to contribute to perfectionism and intolerance towards a difference. >> good statement, kathy griffin. she joined the show as joan river's replacement. there is no word on who will replace griffin. >> hollywood reporter is reporting that hbo films is developing a movie detailing the 1991 clarence thomas supreme court nomination hearings known best for anita hill's victim of sexual harassment. >> the actress is kerry washington star of "scandal" and
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movie will be titled "confirmation" and during "scandal hiatus." sort of. kind of a resemblance. you can sort of see it right? >> they can turn her into -- >> they'll make that work. >> a great actress. i like her. robert downey jr. plays a superhero on the big screen. also a real life hero to one special boy. >> the boy we are talking about, alex, he is 7. born with partially developed right arm. so, ironman took it upon himself to surprise alex with his very own bionic arm. kind of cool. the kid was excited. downey states in character acetone i stark, complimenting him on his bow tie and fitted him for the arm developed for him through a 3-d printer. >> isn't it amazing what 3-d printers can do. look at the little boy. the bow tie is fabulous. the arm was developed by albert menero, student at university of central florida who founded limitless, a volunteer organization, helping lots of
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other kids just like alex. >> just scratching the surface on 3-d printers. more to come. that's cool. robert downey to do that. >> we have your friday rewind coming up. nearly half a million cars were stolen in 2012, but for every car stolen 34 people had their identities stolen. identity thieves can steal your money, damage your credit and wreak havoc on your life. why risk it when you can help protect yourself from identity theft with one call to lifelock, the leader in identity-theft protection? lifelock actively patrols your sensitive, personal information every second of every day, helping to guard your social security number, your bank accounts and credit, even the equity in your home -- your valuable personal assets. look. your bank may alert you to suspicious activity on your credit or debit card. but that still may leave you vulnerable to big losses if a thief opens new accounts in your name or decides to drain your savings, home equity, or retirement accounts. and your credit report may only tell
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plan to go the distance with you. go long. ♪ well, the news this week has given us many reminders despite progress, race is just as much an issue in this country as 50 years ago. >> from selma, oklahoma, ferguson, reminded of the work that still needs to be done. we'll look back now at the stories and some of the other memorable moments from this week in our "friday rewind." >> they marched as americans who had endured hundreds of years of brutal violence. they didn't seek special treatment, just the equal treatment promised to them almost a century before. >> what's his name? tony robinson. >> what's his name? tony robinson! >> for anybody dying in our community when there is an incident like this, this is not a black issue, this is not a
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white issue, this is a humanitarian issue. >> the city of ferguson, police chief thomas jackson have agreed to a mutual separation which involves the police chief's resignation from the city of ferguson. >> the police officer was standing there. and -- they were shot. just because they were police officers. >> and as they pack their bags, i hope they think long and hard about what they have done. i hope they think long and hard how words can injure and hurt other people. >> looking back it would have been better for me to use two separate phones, two e-mail accounts. i thought using one device would be simpler and obviously it hasn't worked out that way. >> what did you think when you saw him grab your brother? >> thought he was trying to kidnap him. >> weren't you scared? >> yeah. >> so what did you do? >> i ran. and screamed.
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>> i feel free, free from -- honestly free from pharrell williams and robin thicke's chains. what they tried to keep on us. >> you can receive calls on your watch. i have been wanting to do this since i was 5 years old. >> will you marry me? >> absolutely. >> my favorite moment of the week we ended on. don't forget to head over to our facebook page check it out. in case you missed it. >> all of our favorite moments from this week's show, you can find it at -- wnnfans.com. >> is there something going on with basketball this weekend? >> come on. conference tournaments. have our bracket ready for march madness sunday! >> march what? >> selection sunday around the corner. ♪ >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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good morning. i'm reena ninan. good morning i'm reena ninan. i'm t.j. holmes. one if support of the police. the other outside police headquarters. follow the shooting of two yesterday. the latest on the manhunt coming up. >> recovering the remains of the military members who died in a helicopter crash tuesday night. the chopper went down in dense fog. the nih has a high security escalation award. helping ebola patients in africa. >> nasa successfully launched an unmanned atlas rocket last night carrying four identical is the
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lights observatories. it's friday the 13th. the latest in the with alex perez. >> swat team descends on this home. investigators taking away this car and questioning three people. this, again, with the res resignation of the police chief, tom jackson.
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demonstrators gathering outside the police station, demanding not just a new chief but a new police department. just as the protests were winding down, gunfire. [ bleep ]. >> oh, my god. >> what he has got here? >> an officer is down. officer is down. shots fired at the station. >> officers scrambling for cover and rushing to help two officers who were shot. one in the face. the other in the shoulder. their helmets nearby covered in blood. police calling it an ambush. >> the police officers were standing there and they were shot. just because they were police officers. >> it was panic. you could see the police didn't know what was going on. we didn't know what was going on. everyone was confused last night. >> it was just shots going everywhere. you can hear the little -- ping, ping, all we was hearing. >> as for the officers, their
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injuries were not life-threatening. both have been released from the hospital. they're back home recovering. there is a $13,000 reward for any information leading to an arrest in this case. alex perez, abc news, ferguson, missouri. >> new developments in the university of oklahoma fraternity racism scandal. in a show of unity the school's football team took the field with arms linked demanding the leadership of the sigma alpha epsilon chapter be severely punished because of the chant heard on the bus. the chapters' leaders are being investigated individually. investigations are also going on at the university of texas and louisiana tech. to determine if the same chant has been used by sae members at those schools. >> las vegas teenager accused in what at first seemed a case of deadly road rage pleaded not guilty to all charges. 19-year-old erich nowsch was arraigned on murder and charges in the death of tammy myers, mother of four. his attorneys claim he acted in self-defense. his trial set for may. >> to the investigation of a minor auto accident that could
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have big consequences. two secret service agents and the latest scandal its putting heat on the agency's new director. abc's pierre thomas has more. >> reporter: two secret service agents were headed back to the white house after reportedly drinking at a retirement party for a colleague. one agent. senior supervisor, and the other, a second ranking agent on the presidential detail. connolly has opinion a constant presence at the president's side in recent years. the agents were believed off to have been coming from a washington night spot when about lohn:30 p.m. they drove their unmarked car through a crime scene tape hitting a barrier just inside the southeast entrance to the white house. the crime tape was there because an hour earlier someone tossed a suspicious package on the ground and agents were investigating. >> it was obvious to the guards that they were there that they may have been a bit impaired. >> it all happened right here
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at this gate. the uniformed officers allegedly wanted to give the agents a sobriety test and possibly make an arrest. a supervisor allegedly told them let the agents go. >> let them go home and sleep it off. >> the latest in a string of major lapses, soliciting prostitutes in colombia. agents drunk on a presidential detail in amsterdam. most damning, this man jumping the fence making his way deep inside the white house. we press nude secret service -- new secret service director, joseph clancy about the scandals. >> what do you think was the root of the issues? >> lack of discipline. >> the director wasn't told for five days. the president is said to be disappointed in these allegations. so the new director probably has one chance to get this right. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. >> well the bus carrying members of the indiana tech men and women's bowling teams crashed on the way to a tournament. all 21 people on board were injured. after it swerved and overturned on interstate 65, indiana/kentucky border. doctors are looking into whether
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the bus driver suffered some kind of mental episode before the crash. >> also to another crash here. this one at a women's bike race in the netherlands. keep a close eye. see that. the cyclist taken out. when a fan, reached over. fan reached over. hit her handle bars. went down, broke her collarbone. already had surgery. repairing the damage. race organizers trying to figure out who the fan was and why she would reach over and do that. >> take a vacation and not return for a while don't use any social media. frightening. >> that is an awful, those folks are booking. this is so dangerous. when you are a cyclist, racing like that. heartbreaking to watch. >> broke her collarbone. >> weakened hillside in west virginia collapsed destroying a home. the concern is a weekend forecast of rain could send the landsliding and cause flooding.
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dozens have been evacuated. the hillside is man made located near the end of a runway at charleston's airport. no impact on airport operations. >> more rain for the region in your friday forecast. floods possible, ohio, mississippi river valleys. louisville to cleveland. showers in the mid-atlantic. chilly in the northeast. rain at philly, new york. ahead of next week's, yeah, a cold front coming. >> in the southwest. 80s in los angeles, phoenix. 50s, 60s from seattle to minneapolis. washington, d.c. 40s in atlanta. new york. boston. >> all right. kentucky. prides itself on bourbon. so, crime against bourbon is a special sort of violation. maybe that's why, sheriffs got tipped off about where they might find five barrels of booze worth $30,000. deputies found guns, drug paraphernalia, and steroids, in a home near the distillery. arrested him. he pleaded not guilty. >> quite a surprise, one guy in georgia, made a discovery in a
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shareholder meeting the announcement sending disney stocks soaring. frozen is the most successful animated movie of all time. >> the sequel has the a challenge of living up to the first movie. we have the team back. >> olaf is back? >> olaf is back. >> what are you looking forward to seeing the most? >> a huge star wars fan. >> star wars episode 7, the force awakens hits theaters in december. the trailer has gone viral. with 150 million views. iger says two more will follow, including star wars 8 in 2017. >> we always said the film is coming out after the force awakens. we are calling rogue 1. new avengers sequel age of you will tron comes out in may. >> high wattage film in terms of the action. and, and the cast. because it blend the great superheroes, ironman, thor, captain america.
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>> cornell bernard, abc news. ♪ the cold never bothered me any way." >> can't wait. frozen two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight. just wait. >> you got a preview of, other much anticipated disney fare yesterday on gma. >> this was a good time yesterday. because we had. >> there you are. >> we are having. >> 250 little girls. >> little boys. a little olaf next to me as well. they got a sneak preview of cinderella. of course, companion to cinderella is frozen fever, short, follow-up to frozen. they got to get all this in yesterday. the frozen short. i wish we could show it to you now. it is pretty cool. it will leave you wanting more. >> how are your ear drums? >> your voice? >> mess right now. these kids were out of control. they were fantastic yesterday. >> can't we run the preview. maybe disney executives are
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sleeping right now? what time is it, on the west coast? >> execs don't sleep. >> they don't. that's why they have the jobs. >> you know we have never heard from them. as soon as we roll that. we would hear from them. we like to give our viewers something extra. gourmet food and drink for st. patrick's day. >> america's chief entertainment officer is here. he has an outstanding cocktail you have got to try. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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a little musk melon goes in. there it is. very nice. alcohol free version here for you. lemon lime. and they say in ireland. here we go. mm. wow. tell you what. that's delicious. very good. >> good stuff. >> if you remember from art class. if you mix orange and blue together. it becomes green. this is just basically a mimosa. put a little blue in there. turns green. there it is. another way to go green on your drinks. >> don't remember. >> exactly. watch this magic trick. >> also, march madness too. everybody is getting into the basketball game. not just about st. patrick's day. i thought the would make a barn burner. a great cocktail. starts out with cranberry juice. i will mix with it. something brand new. came out. march 1. jack daniel's tennessee fire. cinnamon. you can smell that. tj. has that nice little cinnamon flavor to it. just cranberry juice. put in the jack daniels
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tennessee fire. then i have kind of representing a basketball, a little cantaloupe, goes in as a garnish. >> cranberry, and that. that's all there is to it. >> barn burner. serious. barn burner. great for the games you have. >> now. got to have food. >> got to eat. >> irish nachos. basically a ruben. take and deconstructed put it on tortilla chips. corned beef. little bit of swiss cheese in there. thousand island dressing. and it is perfect. and it tastes just like a ruben. so if you want a sample there. try that. >> i want a sample. >> then we have irish stew. a wonderful big stick to your ribs kind of entree. topped with green mashed potatoes. as the a kid i hated green peas. mashed potatoes. tastes good. try this. basically all you do, tj. get peas that are cooked. using a stick blender, blender
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at home or food processor. you puree those up. mix with cooked mashed potatoes. you get wonderful green mashed potatoes the perfect for st. paddy's day. >> everything has to have green. has to. >> smoked salmon dip. perfect for st. patrick's day. march madness when you're watching the games. smoked salmon. creamed cheese. capers. dishes in there. great on crackers or what you want to put on that. great little dip to go with celebrations. all the recipes are on your website. >> couple deserts here. the key is everything has to have a touch of green. >> touch of green. absolutely. >> that's what makes it fun. >> so as they say. >> of good to see you. see you for the next drinking holiday. >> should be soon. cheers. >> chief entertaining officer for america here, tim laird. knows what he is talking about. all these on our website. putting them up on facebook page, wnnfans.com. and a happy st. paddy's day to you all. we will see you real soon.
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>> if you ever want to see your family again. leave, leave now. >> who was that. >> he's a professional killer. he won't stop until they're all dead. >> go, mike. go! >> hope you can make out the killer chasing them is recent oscar winner common. let's see what he has to say. from david james -- it doesn't break new ground but it's a decent entry into the increasingly crowded liam neeson in a leather jacket saving his kid from gang sters genre. >> it is friday 13th. need a horror flick. >> we need a horror flick. right? >> shall we. this one with an ominous title "it follows." we can't say what it actually is. but what it is following is a young woman. after a strange sexual encounter she is haunted by nightmares, visions and inescapable sense
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that something is out there. >> it can look like someone you know or a stranger in the crowd. whatever helps it get close to you. it can look like anyone. but there is only one of it. >> help. help. >> it's not often rotten tomatoes, a certified fresh rating. this one seems to be moving the genre forward. james roche from about.com says it is one of the better horror films in recent memories because it turns the border between the every day and the supernatural into a knife edge that cuts deep not your fears. if the kids think this is the scariest thing ever, then so be it. >> i love horror films. >> friday the 13th. >> critically acclaimed it seems. >> that's the news for this half. >> follow us on face book. wnnfans.com.
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this morning this morning on "world news now" -- the uproar overnight in ferguson, missouri after two police officers were shot. the intense manhunt under way. >> this was a -- punk. punk. who was trying to sow discord in an area that is trying to get its act together. >> also the president speaks out about ferguson's tensions on late night tv. >> carjacking terror, the harrowing testimony in the boston bombing trial from a man who says the tsaranev brothers stole his car and held him at gunpoint. [ bleep ]. >> later, fraternity fallout. the racist video recorded in oklahoma and how university football players are demanding action. >> we want to effect change around the country. not just here. >> new questions about the racist chant used outside oklahoma.
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it's friday, march 13th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> happy friday, everyone. i'm reena ninan. >> t.j. holmes. are you one of the folks who are uncomfortable with friday the 13th? >> didn't realize. is it today. >> it is today. >> not concerned now you know? >> not at all. happy to open an umbrella in the studio. walk under a ladder. >> black cat across your path. none of the stuff bothers you. >> doesn't faze me one bit. you know what was hilarious overnight? president obama on jimmy kimmel. >> good comedic timing. good. >> really good. the segment, kimmel does "mean tweets" read mean tweets about him. really funny. >> they were kind of kind given some of the things i have read about the president all. >> those weren't really mean tweets, you should hear what the senate says. >> we'll get into some of that. >> the president also spoke about what is happening in
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ferguson, missouri, more protests there overnight. the protests, had a couple competing protests if you will. took on two different tones. >> prayer vigils. police officers were shot and injured a day ago. followed by another rally. protesting last summer's michael brown shooting. we have abc's marci gonzalez there on the ground. >> more protests in ferguson, missouri. as police continue searching for the gunman who investigators say took aim and shot two officers. the gunfire ripping through an otherwise peaceful protest outside of ferguson police headquarters. hours after the city's police chief announced he is resigning. >> the shots was fired. we looking directly at the police falling down to the ground. >> one bullet piercing an officer's shoulder another hitting an officer's cheek, lodging behind his ear. police calling it an ambush. >> we are lucky by god's grace we didn't lose two officers.
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last night. >> investigators following up on lead closed in on the house a few blocks away. >> couple minutes later we see s.w.a.t. coming out and they're going in the house. >> breaking through the roof. taking away the car. questioning three people. hoping their answers could help lead to the gunman. >> this was a damn punk. punk. >> who was trying to sow discord in an area that is trying to get its act together. >> reporter: meanwhile the two officers are back at home recovering. and for now, ferguson police are no longer in charge of overseeing protests here. t.j., reena. >> marci, thank you so much. we mentioned situation in ferguson was among the subjects president obama spoke about during a visit with jimmy kimmel. he said while the situation in ferguson was worthy of protest there is no excuse for criminal acts like shooting police officers. the president said who ever fired the shots need to be arrested. >> in the same way you can't generalize about police
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officers who do an extraordinarily tough job overwhelmingly they do it professionally. you can't generalize about protesters who it turns out had some very legitimate grievances. the justice department. >> the president was in l.a., of course, to talk to kimmel. he was also attending a democratic fundraiser. today he will discuss veterans issues at the va hospital in phoenix. at the center of the health care scandal. >> the secret service scandal. president obama was not told about the incident for several days. then neither was the secret service director. we are learning the two allegedly drunk agents interfered with the crime scene investigation just an hour earlier. someone had thrown a suspicious package on the white house ground. the two agents drove over it. >> it was obvious that to the guards that were there that they may have been a bit impaired. >> one agent is the second in command. the presidential protective detail. both have been reassigned. the police supervisor who let them go without a sobriety test still on the job.
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>> well recovering the remains of the soldiers and marines who died in the crash are on hold until the weather improves. divers found the wreckage off the coast of the florida panhandle. they have recovered two bodies so far. seven elite marines. four experienced soldiers on board when the black hawk went down in dense fog tuesday night. bus crash in southern indiana, injured 21 including 16 members of the indiana tech men and women's bowling teams. two coaches, spouses, the driver was hurt. the team was headed to a tournament in tennessee when it swerved and overturned. and doctors looking into whether the bus driver suffered a heart attack or stroke before the crash. >> testimony monday in the bombing trial of dzhokhar tsaranev. in court, jurors listened to riveting testimony from the chinese carjacking victim who sprint away from tsaranev and his older brother. after driving around with them at gunpoint. abc's tom llamas reports. >> reporter: this new
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surveillance video shows the beginning of the end for the tsaranev brothers. prosecutors say that's one of the tsaranevs exiting an suv, they had just carjacked. enters the convenience store, cruising the aisles. as he stocks up on junk food, outside a figure sprints from the mercedes, the car's owner, running for his life. then tamerlan tsarnaev jumps from the car racing to alert his brother. terrified he runs into a gas station. in a panic, looking to see if he is being followed he frantically gestures out the window. then drops to his knees. clasping his hands begging the clerk to call 911. and then he hides. when the clerk hands him the phone. he tells 911 the marathon bombers just carjacked him. >> they did, the explosion the marathon explosion. >> he explained how he was carjacked at gunpoint. how dzhokhar tsaranev used his atm card to take out cash and his decision to escape was the toughest decision of his life.
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he testified that as they were driving, tamerlan tsaranev told him do you know the boston marathon explosion, do you know who did it? i did. i just killed the policeman in cambridge. when the tsaranev brothers realized he escaped they fled in his car. what they didn't know that was car does was equipped with a tracking system. soon police would be hot on their trail. tom llamas, abc news, boston. >> turn to iraq, the battle to take the country back from isis. the prime minister says victory in tikrit is near. soldiers swept into saddam hussein's hometown this week. isis occupies one of the former palace compound. taking back tikrit seen as a key to defeating the militants who control a third of iraq and syria. to turkey, now, where they have arrested a suspect. believed to help three school girls run away from britain to join isis.
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they flew and boarded a bus. for syria. the foreign minister says the suspect is an intelligent operative of a country that is part of the u.s.-led coalition fighting the islamic state. >> the national institutes of health hospital will admit its second ebola patient today. treatment center near washington one of a handful of hospitals in the u.s. with high security containment facility. american was a volunteer and will be brought in to nih in isolation aboard a charter plane. the government is tightening the rule on medical equipment linked to the deadly super bug infection. the fda wants manufacturers to show their endoscopes and devices can be safely disinfected to california patients. two died after infection by drug resistant bacteria. others around the country have become ill. scopes are used to diagnose digestive system diseases including cancer. >> fda study suggests how beneficial it would be if legal age to buy cigarettes would be raised to 21. across the country. banning cigarette sales until
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the age. 21 would cut the smoking rate by 12%. prevent nearly a quarter million premature deaths among those born in the first two decade of this century. right now. a few dozen municipalities ban cigarette sales to those under 21. >> lawmakers put themselves in the middle of one of most contentious battles over same-sex marriage in the country. spent all day, debating freedom of religion in marriage act. provide protection to judges, pastors who refuse to perform marriage ceremonies on religious grounds. >> it says to the gay community you are not worthy, we don't like you. we will slap you in the face. they will go back home and say look what we did to the gay people. >> a lot of confusion. probably more to come. >> when it came to the voting, the bill passed. it now moves forward to alabama's state senate. >> on wall street stocks are back in the black for 2015. yesterday's strong rally ended a two day slide. dow jones was up 260 points.
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good news about banking. most major banks in good shape. the dollar finally fell against the foreign currency. making u.s. goods affordable overseas. >> winter's worst is over. we hope. starbuck's banking on it. they're rolling out a new kind of iced coffee. doesn't sound good. still cold out. cold brew, steeping coffee grounds in cool water for 20 hours. less acidic. more caffeinated than traditional. made with double strength. hot coffee poured over ice. cold brew, 2800 stores. in the east and midwest. grande will set you back $3.25. is that about right? >> $3.25. not $325. weird things. checking. >> make sure it is clear. >> clearing it up. sometimes we do weird segments that cost weird amounts. this will be everywhere right? >> is that what they cost? >> i would say. yeah. yeah. now for something to eat. a century's old pretzel sound.
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that's where they came across in germany. >> archaeologists have come across two pretzels that could be more than 300 years old. the site, had been a bakery for generations. >> pretzels and baked goods were badly burned. since they were burned, they were probably thrown away. ironically, the charring that kept them so well preserved. i like that. >> they dig up everything don't they. >> got "the mix" coming your way. new orleans saints' fan who was crying. in tears after a favorite team member was traded. this fan is just 7 years old. a little girl. >> also ahead the duchess of cambridge expecting her second child. on a royal adventure. excitement on the set of "downton abbey." >> do the rest of the tease in that accent. >> the tease in my british accent. remember i saw on facebook friends, wnnfans.com. and twitter and abcwnn. that was kind of irish.
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>> the teenager accused in what seemed road rage murder of four pleaded not guilty to all charges. you will remember the story. you will remember the story. 19-year-old eric noesh nowsch answered to charges in las vegas in the courtroom. they turned out to be neighbors. they his attorneys claim he acted in self-defense. the trial set for may. >> wisconsin attorney general expects a report on the police shooting of a black man in madison, last weekend should be in the hands of prosecutors in about two weeks. tony robinson killed by veteran officer matt kenny friday. investigators conducted at least 60 interviews so far. the county district attorney will decide whether to file charges. >> after two university of oklahoma fraternity members were expelled for their videotaped racist chant, two chapters at two other schools, they have used that same song. >> in the middle of the controversy.
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a powerful image emerged from the university of oklahoma football team. abc's ryan owens is there. >> standing arm in arm in silence. members of the university of oklahoma football team, take up nearly their entire field. a field they were supposed to be practicing on. but for quarterback trevor knight and his teammates. protesting this racist chant by fraternity brothers from their own campus seemed for more important than another off-season drill. this is an instance in which, we feel like we have the opportunity to step up and promote that change. >> it turned our stomachs and our hearts dropped, i believe. so it really hurt all of us. >> the coach with the most wins in oklahoma history, knew the right call to make this time. >> this kind of stance is, you know, more important than practice. they want to effect change around the country. not just here. >> also more evidence this racist chant may not be limited to ou. a national spokesman for sae
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sigma alpha epsilon, tells abc news the organization is investigating whether the same chant was used at fraternities at the university of texas at austin, and louisiana tech university. back here in oklahoma, the university president now says he is not just considering punishing the freshmen seen on the tape, but maybe their older frat brothers. especially those in leadership. ryan owens, abc news, norman, oklahoma. >> love seeing that imagery. the football team have such power. they're out there. they're out front. get a lot of attention. glad they came together on their own. they were deliberate. this is what we want to do. >> stood united. really, really great. >> love it. love it. love it. coming up your favorite story of the week. talking this for a while. duchess kate. dropped by the set of "downton abbey". what the cast of the hit show had to say about having real royalty visit them. >> ahead in the next half-hour -- rocky road. impact on pavements and how to steer clear and stay safe. you are watching "world news now."
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♪ ♪ >> should i do my british accent? >> this is your thing. do whatever. >> my reena accent. when worlds collided. when katherine, the duchess of cambridge visited the set of one of my favorite shows, all-time favorite shows, "downton abbey". i'm a huge fan. >> may be your favorite. >> now new cinderella. one of the actresses on season four. fantastic. >> all coming together. fun time.
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>> duchess kate a big fan of the show. set to get an exclusive tour, meet and greet with the cast and plaque to commemorate her visit. great for her. >> well then that's good. >> fantastic. abc's lama hasan with the story there for us. >> reporter: behold all you "downton abbey" fans. real life royal will be onset getting an exclusive sneak peek at season six of the blockbuster tv series. >> the ladies with new wonderful fashion. >> kate now eight months pregnant stepping up her schedule before her maternity leave. attending a couple of functions this week with the family and on her own. >> i give you, my cora. >> duchess of cambridge mingling with the upstairs cast including lord and lady grantham. >> my little fitting room. >> even venturing downstairs. hanging out with the help. >> the difference if you ring one. someone comes.
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>> kate getting to watch the cast film a scene. >> hi. >> very nice to meet you. >> not the first time a member of the royal family hobnobbed with the downton cast. queen elizabeth honoring dame maggie smith and william met lady edith. >> all giggling away. >> absolutely. >> is he a fan? >> i think so. >> as for kate, what a way to bow out of her royal duty. this is one of the last few times we will see her out and about before she head off to have baby cambridge two. lama hasan, abc news, buckingham palace, london. >> you know what i love our lama hasan is due at what is expected to be the right exact time as kate middleton. interesting seeing the two side by side. oh, wow! look at me. i'm like maggie smith's character. >> i don't know which one is maggie smith? >> cousin violet. >> okay. >> oh, look at this crew. >> where are you?
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>> "the mix" this friday. i asked t.j. about a half yard line. explain that later. >> talking about basketball. >> sport. working on my sports. this is a heartbreaking story. you know the tight end for the new orleans saints. jimmy graham. see him there. he was traded from the saints to the seattle seahawks. broke the heart of lexia woods. a huge 7-year-old fan. take a look. >> wherever jim graham goes is where i go. he is a really -- he is a really good player. and -- >> oh. lexia. the good news is her mother actually sent out this message. just got a message from jimmy.
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he was touched out and reached out for lexia to come see him at his first home game in seattle. all is not lost young lady. >> really good to do that. all is not lost. good she is learning disappointment early in life. there is more coming. one other thing. >> half yard line. look at this video. >> behind the back alley-oop. this video making the round. the kid is a top, 30 recruit out of high school. impressive pass. we have the polka. >> let's do this thing! ♪ politics and foreign wars all the weather all the scores ♪ ♪ that's the "world news" polka around the world and up your street the "the skinny" is our gossip sheet ♪ ♪ that's the "world news" polka ♪ ♪ it's late at night you're wide awake and you're not wearing pants ♪ ♪ so grab your "world news now" mug and everybody dance ♪ ♪ have some fun be a pal every do like barry and i'll teach him all right.
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this morning on "world news this morning on "world news now" -- missouri mayhem. the tensions overnight in ferguson after gunshots injure two police officers at a rally. the ongoing protests and search for suspects. >> disturbing images, torture scenes which seem to show u.s. backed iraqi forces. the outcry over human rights from washington and who is taking action. >> valet nightmare. couple in disbelief after their car was given to the wrong people at a restaurant. at first they thought it was a joke. now no one is laughing. later in ""the skinny,"" kathy griffin's abrupt career decision, why she is in no mood to poke fun at others on a show known for its controversial comics. it's friday, march 13th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." tgif.
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good morning, everyone. i'm reena ninan. >> friday the 13th. >> friday, all i care about. >> don't care. >> what follows or comes before. >> it's a friday. capital f friday. >> capital f. all right then. hello, i'm t.j. holmes. we have to begin on this friday, however, once again with more unrest in a troubled st. louis suburb. >> this time the protest outside police headquarters in ferguson, missouri, mostly peaceful. as abc's scott withers reports this was not the only demonstration in ferguson last night. >> we are a community. >> reporter: ferguson residents pray for peace. >> we came to remember that we are all connected. >> also pray for the quick recovery of two police officers shot by an unknown gunman during a protest outside the police department on wednesday. dozens of protesters marched from the prayer vigil to police headquarters blocking the street. on thursday, officers searched a nearby house. questioned three people. but have not located or arrested the shooter. the two officers were treated
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for their injuries and released from the hospital. president obama told abc's jimmy kimmel the ferguson shooter doesn't represent the peaceful protesters. >> in the same way that you can't generalize about police officers who do an extraordinarily tough job overwhelmingly they do it professionally. you can't generalize about protesters. >> those protesters are calling for ferguson mayor to resign. the city's embattled police chief tom jackson and the city's manager have already quit. the ferguson police department is no longer dealing with the protesters. the st. louis county police department and missouri highway patrol took over. the change clearly visible. the usual line of riot police was replaced with uniformed officers. scott withers, abc news, ferguson, missouri. >> the family of michael brown condemning the shooting of two police officers a day ago as senseless. brown the unarmed black 18-year-old whose shooting last summer by a white police officer provoked all the protests in ferguson. brown's family members will not
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tolerate violence directed at police officers. >> wisconsin's attorney general says a report on a racially tense shooting in madison last weekend should be delivered to prosecutors in two weeks. 19-year-old tony robinson was killed by a veteran police officer matt kenny on friday. investigators have conducted 60 interviews so far. the county district attorney will decide whether to file charges. >> jurors in the boston marathon bombing trial of dzhokhar tsaranev have heard riveting testimony of a carjacking victim. they were shown tsaranev in a convenience store, buying junk food. at that moment, he sprints away from the suv, tsaranev carjacked at gunpoint. the victim runs into the gas station. holding the door closed. tells the clerk to call 911. he reports the tsaranev location. hours later tamerlan tsarnaev was shot in a shootout. his younger brother taken into custody later that day. >> bad weather is hampering efforts to recover remain of the military members who died in the helicopter crash tuesday night.
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divers found the wreckage in 25 feet of water off the coast of the florida panhandle. they discovered two bodies. seven elite marines and four experienced soldiers were on board when the black hawk went down in dense fog. >> the freak accident in the french alps left a skier severely injured. she was hit by a plane, making an emergency landing on the slope. she suffered what doctors say was a near amputation of her hand. after landing the plane passed under a chair lift, slid down the slope, missing a group of children before the propeller clipped the woman. >> iran's supreme leader says a letter from senate republicans shows a collapse of political ethics in washington. the 47 republicans warned any deal the obama administration makes on nuclear talks could be reversed by the next president. the ayatollah dismisses the letter as tricks, deceits and says it shows disintegration in washington. >> the iraqi government says it is investigating reports of atrocities by its troops and militias first reported by abc
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news. the u.s. is concerned the forces it trained may be just as savage as isis. abc's brian ross with the story. [ gunfire ] >> reporter: the state department calls the scenes serious and disturbing. brutal images of what appeared to be iraqi forces and militias, carrying out celebrating, torture and beheadings. in this torture scene, two u.s. weapons against the wall. this video shows two civilians pleading for their lives. about to be shot dead. a man with an american supplied weapon walks by. a gunman with what appears to be the insignia of iraqi special forces caught on tape. >> their behavior must be above reproach or they risk being painted with the same brush as ice i will fighters. >> the pentagon has shut off money because of gross human rights violations. senator patrick leahy says the abc news report says the u.s. should cut off money to more iraqi units. >> when you look at some of the videos and look at the uniforms
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being worn, do we really want to say the united states condones that? >> reporter: u.s. officials tell abc news, america's top military leader, general martin dempsey, chairman of the joint chiefs, repeatedly warned iraqi leaders about the conduct of the iraqi army and militias that fight with them especially because the u.s. is now sending $1.5 billion in weapons to the army and some 3,000 american troops to help train them. brian ross, abc news, new york. >> nasa successfully launched four identical satellites on a billion dollar mission to study magnetic storms in space. hmm. unmanned atlas rocket carrying satellites blasted off from cape canaveral last night in spectacular fashion. as you see here. one by one observatories are placed in an oblong orbit in a pyramid formation to provide 3-d views. >> giant chunk of a weakened hillside in west virginia collapsed. the concern now is that a
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weekend forecast of rain could extend the landslide. and cause flooding. dozens have been evacuated. the hillside, man made, near the end of the runway. at charleston's airport there. so far no impact to airport operations. >> well your friday forecast now. rainy again in the ohio, mississippi river valleys. flood possible from louisville to cleveland. showers in the carolinas. chilly in the northeast. rain in philly. new york, ahead of next week's cold front. >> heating up in the southwest. upper 80s in los angeles, phoenix. 50s and 60s from seattle to minneapolis. and washington, d.c., 40s. and atlanta, new york, boston. >> well, a lottery ticket holder who failed to claim $1 million in winnings has now lost that jackpot for good. >> oh. >> heartbreaking. the winning ticket sold in southern california last september. as the claiming deadline approached, lottery officials released surveillance video of a mystery man who bought the ticket. hoping he would come forward, but without that winning ticket, which he lost.
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the prize money goes to california public schools. >> no way we could have -- they're telling us he is the winner. >> you got to have the ticket. that's the important thing. >> they're telling us he is the guy who won. >> yeah, the part of the rules is you got to have the ticket. but you know. i would say to this man, don't worry, maybe, maybe, the system has done you a favor. >> why? >> because a lot of people win the lottery big and they go crazy and lose everything. >> hey, a lot of people have bills and win the lottery and things work out. yeah. i'm going to tell him. it is okay. don't feel like you lost it. you still have luck on your side. kids in the public school system the big winners. >> uh-huh. i'm sure that will go right to the kids. i'm sorry. it's friday. you know i am not good on fridays. >> you're good. >> california couple to tell you about now. spending all week changing locks and reinforcing their security after a valet service gave away all of their keys with their car. outside a restaurant. they just had dinner saturday night.
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parking service told them their attendant gave their 2014, mazda, cx-9, gave their new car to a man who said he lost his claim ticket. he didn't need a ticket. he got something out of it. at first they laughed it off. thought it was some kind of a joke. >> i thought it was a joke. honestly thought it was a joke i was laughing at first. thought they were playing with us. didn't think they were for real. thought they were joking for us. >> not funny. valet service. paying for changed locks. and rental car. that's so nice. about the car, uh-uh. do that with your own insurance. if you want a new car. >> what? are you serious? >> not replacing the car. >> they are not. >> just park three blocks down. not valet ever again. >> get mugged on the way. another issue. >> moving on. it's friday the 13th. t.j. pointed out. but it is also a monumental day for a four-legged friend. >> who is this tiffany 2? >> uh-huh. celebrating the 27th birthday.
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that's a big deal -- that's 125 years old in human years. makes tiffany 2 the world's oldest cat. according to guinness. the owner bought her in 1988 says it was the best $10 she ever spent. tiffany 2 weighs 6 pounds. is in good health. in case you are wondering the first tiffany died of cancer in the early 70s. they're having a party for her tomorrow. she'll be 27 years and one day old. big record. >> where did we get that cat sound? what happened to that cat? [ meowing ] doesn't sound like anything good is thoopg it. >> sound like we haven't fed the cat in a long time. >> old cat meow. coming up in "the skinny," looking for laughs with president obama. he is doing his mean tweet thing last night on jimmy kimmel live. >> yeah. first serious hazards are on winter-worn streets. potholes are not just a nuisance they can harm you. you are watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by digestive advantage. o you by
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dangerous airbags. the automaker recalled 5 million cars. 14% of them have been repaired. six deaths have been linked to airbags that sent pieces of metal flying into cars when they inflate. honda's ads will run on radio, tv, newspaper next week. >> the mean winter temperatures, followed by a meltdown in half the country turned streets into dangerous homes. >> potholes can be so nasty they can be deadly. as abc's david kerley now reports. >> they survived the brutal winter, but commuters are waking up to nightmare roads. pocked with potholes. in nashville, a motorcyclist hit a pothole. thrown from his bike and killed this week. many roadsides littered with broken-down cars. >> monster potholes. i knew immediately i had a flat tire. >> reporter: we are not just talking flat tires. >> split into two pieces. this car's suspension broken. its bumper ripped apart into.
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>> the estimate was right around $3,200. >> $3,000 for one pothole. >> reporter: aaa expects damage this year will be more than the average. $6.5 billion a year. and potholes are popping up all over the country. here's why. during the cold, wet winter, water seeps under the roadway. as the road warms, heavy trucks and cars break apart the asphalt, leaving behind those potholes. so the race is on to fill the holes. in new jersey, this truck alone, filling 130 a day. the problem is, the crews race to fill the potholes, those are temporary patches. they really only last a couple days. these roads won't be fixed until they repave them. when the weather gets a little better. david kerley, abc news, washington. >> he, he explained something as innocuous seeming as a pothole better than i have ever seen any body explain it. >> great. transportation. great journalist, period. >> he is great. explained why it happens. how it is such a big deal.
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yes, you think i will avoid a pothole. if you don't. $3,200. to repair that car for one pothole. >> one of the tricks when you are going over water, puddles, go very slowly because there could be a pothole you don't know underneath. can cause a lot of damage. hold the steering wheel tightly. if you go over a pothole it can take you the wrong way. >> put you off in somebody's lane. good stuff, mr. kerley. thank you. thank you very much. >> coming up, president obama takes on twitter haters. >> also, kathy griffin quitting "fashion police." we'll explain why in "the skinny." which is next. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our
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♪ skinny so skinny ♪ ♪ skinny so skinny ♪ >> this is a name you don't hear in the skinny a lot. president obama making an appearance in hollywood. >> guest of "jimmy kimmel live" show last night first time since being elected president. walked out to the band, playing sweet home chicago. then got to talking about lots of different subject matters. not before the president addressed critics by reading some of their mean tweets. >> a 30-rack of coors light is $23 now. thanks, obama. i'm all right with the president wearing jeans, i'm not all right
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with the president wearing those jeans. >> can i just say something. i think it's mean. i don't think there is anything wrong with the jeans you wear. >> yeah, you remember the jeans, the president. wasn't a good look. kimmel felt the president ready to ask for a few things. ask him to shorten the receipts we get at the store. >> the rest are coupons and junk. can you do something about this? [ applause ] >> you know, uh -- actually, 25 cents off batteries. >> that was good. president obama said he will keep the receipt, hopefully he will be working on that for us. >> jimmy is great. point that out. that's funny. we all do get annoyed by the long receipts. >> we have to do the mean tweet thing sometime. >> think so. >> yeah, we get nasty stuff. >> inherit his mean tweets.
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>> let us borrow. >> borrow. probably the right word. >> all in the same family. after seven episode of fashion police under her belt, kathy griffin is leaving the show. >> the headline from the show after the fallouts guiliana rancic's racially insensitive remarks about zendaya's hair style at the oscars. she made the announcement she's leaving on twitter. plenty to make fun of in pop culture without bringing people's bodies into it. i don't want to use the comedy to contribute to perfectionism that's unattainable and and intolerance towards a difference. >> good statement, kathy griffin. she joined the show as joan rivers' replacement. there is no word on who will replace griffin. >> hollywood reporter is reporting that hbo films is developing a movie detailing the 1991 clarence thomas supreme court nomination hearings known best for anita hill's victim of sexual harassment by thomas. >> the actress is kerry washington star of "scandal" and movie will be titled
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"confirmation" and during "scandal hiatus." is when it will be filmed. sort of. kind of a resemblance. you can sort of see it right? >> they can turn her into -- >> they'll make that work. >> a great actress. i like her. robert downey jr. plays a superhero on the big screen. also a real life hero to one special boy. >> the boy we are talking about, alex, he is 7. born with partially developed right arm. so, ironman took it upon himself to surprise alex with his very own bionic arm. kind of cool. the kid was excited. downey states, in character as tony stark, complimenting him on his bow tie and fitted him for the arm developed for him through a 3-d printer. >> isn't it amazing what 3-d printers can do. look at the little boy. the bow tie is fabulous. the arm was developed by albert menero, student at university of central florida who founded limitless, a volunteer organization, helping lots of other kids just like alex. >> just scratching the surface on 3-d printers. more to come.
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and find the aarp medicare supplement plan to go the distance with you. go long. ♪ well, the news this week has given us many reminders despite progress, race is just as much an issue in this country as 50 years ago. >> from selma, oklahoma, ferguson, reminded of the work that still needs to be done. we'll look back now at the stories and some of the other memorable moments from this week in our "friday rewind." >> they marched as americans who had endured hundreds of years of brutal violence. they didn't seek special treatment, just the equal treatment promised to them almost a century before. >> what's his name? tony robinson. >> what's his name? tony robinson! >> for anybody dying in our community when there is an incident like this, this is not a black issue, this is not a white issue, this is a humanitarian issue. >> the city of ferguson, police
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chief thomas jackson have agreed to a mutual separation which involves the police chief's resignation from the city of ferguson. >> the police officer was standing there. and -- they were shot. just because they were police officers. >> and as they pack their bags, i hope they think long and hard about what they have done. i hope they think long and hard how words can injure and hurt other people. >> looking back it would have been better for me to use two separate phones, two e-mail accounts. i thought using one device would be simpler and obviously it hasn't worked out that way. >> what did you think when you saw him grab your brother? >> thought he was trying to kidnap him. >> weren't you scared? >> yeah. >> so what did you do? >> i ran. and screamed.
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>> i feel free, free from -- honestly, free from pharrell williams and robin thicke's chains. what they tried to keep on us. >> you can receive calls on your watch. i have been wanting to do this since i was 5 years old. >> will you marry me? >> absolutely. >> my favorite moment of the week we ended on. don't forget to head over to our facebook page check it out. in case you missed it. >> all of our favorite moments from this week's show, you can find it at -- wnnfans.com. >> is there something going on with basketball this weekend? >> come on. conference tournaments. have our bracket ready for march madness sunday! >> march what? >> selection sunday around the corner. ♪ >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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