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right now. [cheers and applause] you still have two lifelines. >> great. >> you are two away from that $50,000 threshold. let's get right back to it. let's play "who wants to be a millionaire." [dramatic musical flourish] ♪ the next stop: $30,000 question. nuoc mam, a staple of vietnamese cooking, is commonly described in english as what? >> i think i'm gonna want to ask the audience on this one. >> final? >> that's my final. yeah. >> okay, audience, we could use a little help here. if you would, pick up those keypads, please enter your vote now. [percussive music] ♪ okay, let's see what
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the audience has to say. 51% say salty fish sauce, c. >> okay. this audience looks pretty smart, so let's go with c. final answer. >> pretty easy to just pull the trigger on a $30,000 question, but you got it right! [cheers and applause] >> thank you! thank you! >> way to go, matt. 30 grand. [horn blares] that sound means that time is up for today, but matt's coming back. you still have one lifeline and you're one away from that $50,000 threshold. we'll see how far he can go next time. thank you for watching. for everyone who's been a part of this one, i'm chris harrison. we'll see you next time. closed captioning sponsored by: (rebecca) i've struggled with depression. i thought i needed cigarettes to cope. i was able to quit smoking. and then i started running.
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>> welcome back. we are hearing bombshell n welcome back. we are hearing bombshell news less than a week after the death of prince. >> among them, his sister is now revealing prince died without a will as new details surface about his condition after that concert in atlanta. of course, that emergency landing that we learned about. abc's eva pilgrim has the latest. ♪ >> reporter: new details about that emergency landing in moline, illinois, just after his final public concert. prince, unresponsive, his
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bodyguard carrying him off the plane to get medical attention. the medical records blacked out to ensure his privacy. this as prince's sister officially asking to be appointed to handle her brother's estate. >> thank you for loving him, y'all. and he loved each and every one of you. >> reporter: the 55-year-old tyka nelson stating in court documents, "i do not know of the existence of a will." according to minnesota law, that would mean prince's estate would be slit equally between his sister and his five surviving half-siblings. they won't get the full $300 million value of the estate. they will have to pay almost half, more than $146 million, in estate taxes. but they stand to make a significant profit, as his music skyrockets up the charts once again, and there's that vault of never before heard music. >> you would never know, deangelo, patti labelle, angie stone -- >> reporter: they would write music? >> yeah. go in the studio for hours and come out and go into the vault. >> reporter: fans still pouring
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by paisley park many telling us they hope it will be turned into a museum like graceland honoring the superstar. >> reporter: eva fill pilgrim, nabs news, chanhassen, minnesota. >> what a lot of people might not know, prince often liked to forget about the lawyers. he dealt with music services, concert promoters all directly. it earned him respect in the industry but it could complicate things further if his estate isn't in order. >> a lot of huge stars die without wills. amy winehouse, kurt cobain, michael jackson, but then they found a will. this is going to be a big fight going on for years. >> the problem beyond the obvious is the $300 million is an estimate. and lawyers now are saying that there could be hundreds of millions of dollars in the difference of that valuation depending who comes on board to manage this estate. >> a lot will be made afterwards because michael jackson's estate made $2 billion since his death. that's a lot of money. >> expect to see family battles.
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i would say. when we come back, the time 100 gala. who turned out last night to celebrate. what prince harry said to an admirer who asked if he's ever going to be a king. "the skinny" is next .
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>> it is time for the. >> what is it again? >> what is it? oh, "the skinny." topping our headlines this morning, america's 100 most influential people. >> the honorees out in force last night for the annual "time" 100 gala here in new york, including republican presidential front-runner. donald trump, fresh off his five-state primary sweep. with wife melania at his side in a stunning white gown by terry mugler. >> dressed all in black, that's caitlyn jenner. recognized for her coverage and bravery since coming out as a woman last year. >> nicki minaj dedicated "anaconda" to both joe biden and donald trump. she said in the spirit of unity. >> nice outfit there. >> and olympic skier lindsey vonn looking stunning in this jewel-encrusted yellow number. >> i like that one.
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>> as written by matt. next up, we have a lawsuit bringing up new details about britney spears' past. >> so the legal battle involves the star and her one-time manager sam lufti over whether he's owed commissions from the time that he worked for her. but tucked inside the paperwork filed by spears' legal team is a court ruling from last year. it confirms she was a heavy drug user back in 2007 and '08. >> tmz reports that court decision described how her drug use was so bad on the day she lost custody of her two sons to her ex-husband she ended up sleeping in a parking lot. >> apparently she's got her life back together and now into her third year for las vegas residency at planet hollywood. >> i still want to see that show. >> i have seen it. >> you have? >> yes. >> love a good comeback story. i'm rooting for britney. >> real good singing and dance moves. next across the pond. a royal charge for a group of school children outside of london. >> dozens of students were gathered for an assemble in workingham, england when they happened. >> prince harry.
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[ applause ] >> prince harry fist bumped and high fived all the kids as he filmed the special edition of sky sports. but the most precious moment of the day came when a cheeky 9-year-old kid asked if he would ever become king. prince harry promptly responded you'll be glad to know, probably not. >> he would be a fun king. he would be great. >> i think so. the party's for everyone. finally across the pond, could we finally be getting back to the '70s. >> so back here. i see. back to robert downey junior is known for being no stranger to eclectic red carpet looks. last night for the premiere of captain america civil war he rocked the carpet with the bell bottom suit slacks? >> they've got the black tapered panel. check it out. we will give him props for the purple tinted glasses and for going a wide lapel.
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controversy stirred up when she took a stick day before her scheduled vacation reportedly angry she didn't find out he was leaving for a different job at the network till just minutes before it was publicly announced. >> i needed a couple of days to gather my thoughts after 26 years with this company. i earned the right. >> the former soap opera actress has been co-host of live for 15 years, first with regis philbin, then strahan beginning in 2012. she says she met with network executives and apologies were made. >> it started a much greater conversation about communication and consideration. and most importantly, respect in the workplace. >> reporter: strahan will leave the long-running talk show to become a full time cohost on "good morning america" starting in september after working part-time at "gma" for the last two years. >> i am thrilled for michael. i'm thrilled for you.
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this is a tremendous opportunity and i couldn't be and we couldn't be prouder of you. >> you love the show. you love the fans. you love the staff. i love you. and i'm so happy you're here because you brought me here. >> reporter: the two colleagues made clear their friendship remains while ripa joked about keeping the back stage drama in perspective. >> my dad who was a bus driver for 30 years thinks we're all crazy. >> reporter: bazi kanani, abc news, washington. >> so kelly ripa is back. >> uh-huh. >> and kendis gibson is back >> because i love the show. i love everyone. i love you. >> i love you. >> back at you. love. >> thank you all. love you, too. >> it's a big reunion. >> love you all. >> jack's blowing kisses. >> the abc spirit. >> it was nice to see them make up and have everything be okay. >> for him to say deuces on may 13th. >> kelly though still keeping it strong. >> yes. >> reporter: this is abc's
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good morning. i'm diane macedo. >> and i'm kendis gibson with some of the top headlines we're following on this wednesday on "world news now." it's not an easy night for residents of the central plains. many are being kept awake by severe thunderstorms, damaging winds, hail and heavy rain. there's significant damage in texas towns north of dallas. more on this extreme weather event in a moment. it's a clean sweep. donald trump is celebrating big wins in five states adding to his delegate lead. it was also a good night for hillary clinton beating out bernie sanders in four races. both front-runners are now closer than ever to a general election showdown. former house speaker dennis hastert faces sentencing today in a high profile hush money
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case. among those expected to testify, a man who says he was sexually abused by hastert years ago. prince's old band is getting back together for a few shows. five members of the revolution have released a video saying they made the decision after spending a few days together following prince's death. no details about the shows just yet. those are just some of the top stories we're following for you on this wednesday, april 27th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> prince's band is back together. our band is back together. >> the whole band is back together. >> welcome back. >> so nice. >> it's a really small band. >> it is a band of two. >> duty duo. >> sort of like haul and oates. >> i'll take that. >> just random. we begin this half hour with some extreme weather in the nation's midsection. severe storms are moving through the central plains and the southern plains. >> yeah, it's a long night for folks. heavy rain, strong winds and large hail along with power
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outages and flooding. many drivers protected their vehicles from the expected hail. abc's neal karlinksky has the story. >> reporter: dangerous storm systems firing up across the heartland. ominous skies across oklahoma, where conditions are quickly deteriorating. >> that's fixing to do something right there. >> reporter: the leading edge of the storm blew through parts of missouri with blinding hail, slowing traffic on highways. and at the airport in kansas city. >> this is crazy hail! >> reporter: near oklahoma city, some schools canceling classes. residents warned to shelter in place. precautions were being made across kansas, too. they even have shelters right off the highway. this is a toll booth. there's two of them here. you just open this big steel door and down you go. they say there's room for about 15 people in these. at mcconnell air force base in kansas, more than a dozen military aircraft were flown out of state as a precaution, to keep them from being damaged. this auto dealership, 100 miles northwest of oklahoma city, spent the day lining up its vehicles bumper to bumper,
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inside, to protect them from the onslaught of hail. the most dangerous weather is expected to take aim at an approximately 100,000-square-mile area from north texas to nebraska. with millions at risk, even highway billboards are warning people to take warnings very seriously. here in wichita, the conditions have started to deteriorate. heavy rain, a lot of the hail pelting down. people moving their cars rapidly into covers so they are not damaged by the hail and this is just the beginning. neal karlinksky, abc news, wichita, kansas. >> let's get the forecast not only for that region but also where the storm is going next. >> accuweather's paul williams joins us now. paul, good morning. >> good morning to you, as well. kendis, diane. unfortunately, we have another set of severe storms that will rip its way throughout the mississippi valley region from st. louis all the way down towards memphis, reaching down towards new orleans and eventually affecting the folks in springfield as well as little rock over toward shreveport and encompassing houston where it's
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not needed but it is going to hit. torrential down pours, isolated tornadoes, damaging winds and possibility of even worse storms. and if that's not enough, we have another very strong system that's going to slide across is the pacific northwest. and it will make its way throughout arizona and new mexico. now, this is how it's going to shape up. we'll have a strong jet stream that will create even more problems with additional storms that will flare-up again on friday in texas. diane, kendis. >> all right. our thanks to paul. turning now to the race for the white house and the front-runners putting even more distance between them and their rivals. >> donald trump was five for five trouncing ted cruz and john kasich from maryland to rhode island. he now has fewer than 300 delegates to go to clinch that republican nomination. >> hillary clinton also has good reason to celebrate this morning. she won four of the five northeast states that were up for grabs. >> clinton is now 90% of the way toward winning the democratic nomination and she used her victory speech to call for unity. >> sanders did extend congratulations but not ready to bow out anytime soon.
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it's your voice, your vote. abc's david wright in philadelphia. good morning. >> reporter: hi. a big celebration going on here at hillary clinton headquarters. she didn't have the clean sweep that donald trump had over on the republican side. but she did very well including taking home the biggest prize of the night, the state of pennsylvania. the victories tonight will extend her delegate lead over bernie sanders making it harder for him to make the argument that he needs to stay in the race. that said, sanders us vowing to stay in this race saying that he will participate in every contest going forward all the way to california. however, some in his campaign staff may beg to differ. his top strategist says they will be holding a meeting on wednesday for a reality check, looking hard at the math and making an honest assessment. no sign of that from sanders himself. he says the democratic fight goes on.
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but if you listen to hillary clinton here, she's making it sound like it's all over. diane, kendis. >> quite a party there. you can hear the music playing in the background. >> hope david's having fun. >> i hope he is right now. donald trump is looking ahead after celebrating a slam-dunk. >> he took aim at hillary clinton and called on his rivals to drop out of the race. we get more now from abc's josh haskill. josh? >> reporter: diane and kendis, it was a huge night for donald trump. winning not just here in pennsylvania but pulling off commanding victories in four other states. the real estate mogul is back on track taking possibly over 100 delegates from these contests. for his rivals john kasich and ted cruz, delegates will be few and their plan joining forces for the upcoming states to take down trump seems stalled. following the results, donald trump was focused on closing the deal. telling reporters last night's victories were his campaign's biggest show of force. >> i consider myself the presumptive nominee, absolutely. >> i got good news for you.
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tonight, this campaign moves back to more favorable terrain. tonight, this campaign moves back to indiana. [ cheers and applause ] and nebraska and north dakota and montana and washington and california. >> all eyes turn to indiana on tuesday where the stop trump forces have gathered. though republicans seem to be embracing donald trump, rather than searching for an alternative. diane and kendis. >> our thanks to josh there and ted cruz sounding like a little howard dean there. a little bit. let's turn now to donald trump, shall we? word that he may have to testify in the case against his now defunct real estate school. >> a new york judge ruled the lawsuit against trump university will go to trial after a settlement could not be reached. trump is accused of using his celebrity stat to us persuade sounds tony roll in expensive
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courses that failed to deliver on promises. trump said last night that he's going to win that case. new details emerging in the shooting deaths of eight family members in rural southern ohio. a coroner's report shows most victims were shot three to nine times. some of them appeared to have been beaten. investigators have questioned more than 30 people in the case but still have made no arrests. a mother of three was shot to death by her son from the back seat as she drove on a milwaukee highway. police say the 2-year-old managed to get hold of the gun and pulled the trigger. the weapon had apparently been left behind by the child's father who worked as a security guard. no charges have been filed so far. now to a controversial lawsuit in indiana. a thief trying to break into a house two years ago was shot by the homeowner as he ran away. the homeowner was sentenced to jail for being reckless. now the burglar is suing that homeowner claiming he never
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tried to steal anything and he says the bullet wound caused serious and permanent damage. stocks opening mostly higher later on this morning as companies report their earnings. and the federal reserve wraps up a meeting. > but there are a few notable exceptions to the good news on wall street. let's get details from abc's rebecca jarvis. good morning, rebecca. >> reporter: diane and kendis. three stocks everyone is talking about mostly because they used to be wall street darlings, but after their earnings reports on tuesday, all stocks are getting pummelled in the aftermarket trading. apple, chipotle and twitter. apple's stock down 8% in the after market wiping out $46 billion in market cap. the primary issue for apple is that their earnings report revealed that the company sales are down versus last year. and especially in china where sales are down 26%. so what's ailing apple? their iphone sales are down versus this time last year and in china, sales are down 26%. for chipotle, the first decline
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in sales they reported since they were a reported company. if you didn't eat there because of the norovirus or e. coli outbreaks, you're not alone. sales tanked almost 30% in the first quarter of the year. twitter is adding users but their sales fell short of expectations. even that agreement with the nfl couldn't get investors excited. kendis, diane? >> rebecca, thank you. criminal charges could be filed in england against authorities who have been found responsible for the country's worst ever sports related disaster. it happened in april, 1989 when 96 supporters of liverpool football club were killed inside a stadium because of overcrowding in a standing room section. for decades the incident was blamed on the fans themselves. but after a long investigation, victims' families rejoiced when a jury yesterday found police and emergency services were to blame. that jury has completely cleared the fans of wrongdoing. the police apologized to the families and prosecutors are now considering action.
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also from europe, a poignant moment during the olympic flames relay. an olympic official passing along the flame to a disabled syrian refugee who then carried it through a refugee camp in athens. they have 100 days to go from today that is to get that flame all the way to rio. and speaking of running, a 12-year-old girl did a lot more than she actually planned last weekend. she's leeadianez rodriguez. thankfully they call her lee. >> lee was supposed to run a five kilometer race in rochester, new york, on sunday but was a little late getting there. she started with the first group of runners she saw. >> then she kept running and running two hours 43 minutes later she crossed the half marathon finish line and came home with a finisher's medal to prove it. congratulations to her. >> i think the only time i'm going to accidentally run a half marathon is if i try to run a full.
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>> jack tried last year but didn't. >> the dramatic rescue caught on camera. the 6,000 pound trucking that nearly crush this had san diego teenager. how it happened and see the men who leapt into action to save him. and he ain't heavy. he's his brother. two michigan brothers one helping the other walking more than 100 miles to raise awareness for cerebral palsy. their story still ahead on "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by united health care. >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by united health care. honey, we need to talk. we do? i took the trash out. i know. and thank you so much for that. i think we should get a medicare supplement insurance plan. right now? [ male announcer ] whether you're new to medicare or not, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. it's up to you to pay the difference. so think about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, they help cover some of what medicare doesn't pay
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paddle boards. >> maybe that's because they're a lot bigger than the pa dell boards. >> exactly. we got this. also caught on camera in california, the amazing rescue of a teenager pinned under a 6,000-pound truck. >> the boy's family says he was one inch away from being crushed to death when a good samaritan came to the rescue. kayna whitworth has the story. >> reporter: this footage shows the moment cameron king's 6,000 pound truck fell on his head. he had been working underneath when the jack tipped over. >> the whole car just collapsed and i was supporting as much as i could with my neck and shoulders. >> reporter: cameron flailing his arms and yelling for help. >> when this happened, i thought what's the best thing i could do. first thing, yell and call for help. >> reporter: brian phillips, a local ups driver making deliveries in the area, heard cameron's screams. >> i jumped out to see what i could do. >> reporter: phillips, jumping
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into action, grabbing cameron and pulling him to safety. >> he popped out and he was standing up. i couldn't believe he was okay. >> reporter: the california teen avoiding major injury, just scratches to his face and a busted lip. his parents grateful for the hero who stepped in. >> thank you brian so much. oh, my gosh. we are so blessed. it's a miracle when you see that video, when you see his truck go down. >> reporter: the two reuniting, cameron thanking the man who saved his life. >> thank you. >> you know what the first thing you said when you popped up? is my truck okay. >> reporter: kayna whitworth, abc news, los angeles. >> is my truck okay? my truck all right? >> exactly. coming up, the growing number of women trying to slow down the biologic clock. >> more and more women delaying having a family, the option for freezing eggs is becoming more popular. one woman's story straight ahead. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now"
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♪ women are waiting longer than ever to start a family these days but while social norms may have shifted human physiology not so much. >> that has many women turning to science to try to slow down the relentlessly ticking biologic clock including freezing their eggs.
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abc's abbie boudreau has the story of one woman's personal journey. >> reporter: financial guru and author nicole lapin doesn't seem to let much stand in her way. you're but you also wanted a family. >> when i was in my 20s, i was career, career, career so focused on work. and i realized that i was in the back seat of my own life. >> reporter: while her career was taking off, she says her personal life was not how she had envisioned. >> my biological clock definitely started ticking by the time i was 30. >> reporter: today is the day i take charge of my future. >> reporter: choosing to freeze her eggs documenting her emotional journey for red book magazine. >> you never know what that fertility situation is going to be. >> reporter: so egg freezing was her way of taking back control. >> it's an example of technology giving women options for their reproductive life. >> reporter: an expensive process. costing nicole $14,000. and it wasn't easy. >> so this is my first day of
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shots. oh, my god, it really burns. >> reporter: shots every day for three weeks. feeling bloated and hormonal. >> doctors, eggs, shots, i barely know my name. >> reporter: then the morning of her egg retrieval. >> i'm about to go into surgery. >> reporter: but she's hoping to not have to use her frozen eggs, rather to have babies the conventional way. >> i want to be married and have kids of my own. but it gives me the most options possible for when i do want to become a mother. >> reporter: abbie boudreau, abc news, los angeles. >> in 1970, the average age for a first-time mother was about 21 1/2, 2013. >> average age. >> average. >> 21? >> 2014, creeping closer to 26 1/2. but apparently one of the reasons those numbers are climbing because of a decrease in teen pregnancy. >> so it's not the fact that people are necessarily waiting longer. >> right. >> all right in 2060, it will be 80. >> we'll see. >> should be fun.
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awareness about cerebral palsy. >> this time marching 111 miles. kimberly greg of our detroit station has the story. >> this means a lot to me because there's so many people coming out and supporting us. >> reporter: for braden gandee who has cerebral palsy and his big brother hunter, this is their third walk as a pair to raise awareness for the disorder. >> it's been amazing. the support, the people walking with us has been amazing. we've had tremendous support from the communities we've walked through and from my friends who have been there with us every step of the way. >> reporter: 9-year-old braden and 16-year-old hunter began their third cerebral palsy swagger on wednesday in their hometown. their destination, lansing where supporters greeted them outside of the law school stadium, home of the lansing lug nuts. ♪ >> reporter: and for the brothers that have made headlines across the country
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for their first two walks, their third walk is their final one with braden's mind set on trying to walk the last half mile on his own. >> it's the final walk because braden is growing a little too fast for me. >> reporter: what's it going to be like to walk on your own? >> it's going to be really hard but i also know that i can do it. >> reporter: yes, you can. in lancing, kimberly craig, 7 action news. >> both brothers apparently went through four months of training to prepare for the walk. >> to be able to do that. they did a great job. >> the older brother had a backpack that simulated the weight of his brother and he wore it to school and walked around town with it, as well. >> did he walk for 100 miles with the backpack? >> i don't think he walked that far. >> that's the news for this half hour. >> remember to follow us on facebook at wnnfans.com. facebook at wnnfans.com.
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this morning on "world news now," major victories for the trump and clinton campaigns. >> donald trump sweeping all five states. hillary clinton falling just short of that feat but it's looking like a turning point for the bernie sanders campaign. we have full analysis just ahead. dangerous storms are hitting the plains, tornados and hail threaten 50 million people in the path of more wild weather this week. damaging hail and flash floods are causing trouble overnight. we'll have the latest on where the system is headed. living on the edge. record rainfall taking out the ground from underneath these houses. landslides and erosion threatening to completely destroy neighborhoods. and how to make sure your wedding turns out absolutely wonderful, including how to take care of the riffraff when their antics might take away from your big day.
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we have advice for everybody in part two of our wedding etiquette guide on this wednesday, april 27th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> is it not socially acceptable to get on the pole at the wedding? >> is that frowned upon in this crowd? >> come on. judgment. >> what kind of a lame party is this any way? >> good morning. >> maybe we both need a taste of the wedding etiquette. welcome back, by the way. >> good to be here on a monday. wednesday. it is great to be here. >> it's your monday though. >> yeah, it is my monday. nice to be back from vacation, two makeup shades darker. >> a little tan in brazil. >> yes, absolutely. >> good on you. we begin today with the race for the white house and the front-runners roaring to victory in the northeast. >> donald trump swept all five states up for grabs and winning by wide margins and promptly declaring himself the presumptive nominee
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as trump inches closer to the republican nomination. hillary clinton now has 90% of the delegates she needs to clinch the democratic side. >> clinton won four out of five races only losing to in rhode island. it's your voice, your vote. we get the latest from abc's elizabeth hur in philadelphia. >> reporter: a big night for donald trump trouncing his rivals. and hillary clinton coming up big on the mini super tuesday. >> the best way to beat the system is have evenings like this where you get record-setting votes, where you get record-setting delegates. >> with your help, we're going to come back to philadelphia for the democratic national convention with the most votes and the most pledged delegates. >> reporter: the front-runners projected to win most of the delegates helping solidify their quest to clinch their party's nominations. for trump, it was a clean sweep. he's now calling on his rivals to drop out. tweeting, this joke of a deal is falling apart. to stop trump, ted cruz and john kasich had promised to split the vote in future primaries and that pact losing steam. >> i never told them not to vote for me. they ought to vote for me.
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>> i got good news for you. tonight, this campaign moves back to more favorable terrain. >> reporter: for clinton, with these victories she's even closer to that magic number and closing out bernie sanders challenge once and for all. but sanders is refusing to give up. >> the fight that we are waging is not an easy fight. but i know you are prepared to wage that fight against the 1%. >> reporter: sanders could soon be in for a reality check. his top strategist says they will be reassessing where his campaign stands later today. with these victories certainly adding to clinton and trump's momentum. diane and kendis. >> elizabeth, thank you. sanders congratulated clinton on her victories and he attributed his single win in rhode island to the fact that it was an open primary where independents could vote. >> he has been hammering home that point. trump meanwhile is calling on his rivals to throw in the towel
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saying, as far as he's concerned, it's over. abc's rick klein breaks it down for us. good morning, rick. >> reporter: diane and kendis this was a donald trump romp. absolutely domination through five northeastern states puts trump back on track for the nomination. he's going to win the lion's share of delegates blowing away the competition in each and every one of the states on the ballot coming on the heels of the victory in new york, it puts donald trump in commanding position potentially to get a first ballot victory. and it means that the indiana primary a week from now will be even more important. the anti-trump forces already beginning to marshall. it is going to be ground zero for both trump's attempts to get the delegates he needs and the attempts to stop him. almost as big a night on the democratic side for hillary clinton. she wins four out of five states. a psychological blow at the very least to bernie sanders. sanders need to be making up ground, he is going in the wrong direction. hillary clinton taking a turn toward the general election. bernie sanders beginning to recalibrate his message last
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ditch appeal to delegates to remember independents vote too, but realistically, hillary clinton in a strong position as ever and a strong night for both front-runners. diane and kendis. >> thanks so much. donald trump may have to testify in the case against his now defunct real estate school. >> a new york judge ruled that the lawsuit against trump university will go to trial after a settlement could not be reached. trump is accused of using his celebrity status to persuade students to enroll in expensive courses that failed to deliver on promises. trump said last night that he's going to win the case. should point out our tom llamas was the one that asked him about that at the press conference last night. trump said he's going to win it. it's a civil case. nothing criminal. not a big deal. >> he's a very confident man. he's going to win the election, going to win the race. he's got it all under control. >> he's going to rule the world. >> that's what he says anyway. >> we're going to hear more from donald trump later this morning on "good morning america." we're also tracking strong
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storms in the great plains. bad weather stretches from texas to nebraska and eastward to west virginia. oklahoma is getting hit the hardest. there were severe thunderstorms there with winds as high as 70 miles an hour and several unconfirmed reports of tornados. thousands of people are also without power. and the storms delivered heavy rain, strong winds and hail as big as grapefruits. four inches in diameter to parts of kansas. a flash flood warning in effect in wichita. some streets are already flooded. and overnight, that heavy rain is still coming down. the most severe threat is moving overnight to the east from oklahoma, kansas and nebraska into the ohio valley and mid-mississippi valley. there isn't as much danger further south. some storms are still likely today. investigators have discovered the missing data recorder from the ship el faro deep in the waters off the bahamas. now they're trying to figure out how to retrieve that recorder. it sank last october while traveling between jacksonville, florida, and puerto rico with 33 people on board.
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family members of those lost now hoping the recorder will reveal something about the last moments of their loved ones' lives. there's been another security breech at the white house. authorities say a man fleeing the scene of a robbery jumped the fence of an eisenhower executive office building, that's part of the white house complex. the man was arrested. the secret service has worked to increase security after a string of fence jumping incidents. now to a chilling phone call to a suburban cincinnati emergency services center. a man actually admits his crime right to the dispatcher. >> what can i help you with? >> i just shot and killed my wife. >> that's right. he just told the dispatcher that he shot his wife. jeffrey hawkings was waiting for the police. when they arrived at his home. he himself is a 12-year veteran of the chicago police force and told authorities he got mad after his wife cleaned out their bank account. he's been charged with murder and held on $3 million bail. the fbi is not likely to tell apple how it broke into the
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iphone that was left behind by one of the san bernardino shooters. in fact, fbi director james comey says his agency is still studying how a third party gained access to that phone. it has been reported that the fbi paid $1 million to that group to see what was on the phone. and apple shareholders might not want to watch the value of their investment, at least not today that's because apple just reported its first drop in quarterly revenue in 13 years. that drop blamed on showing on slowing iphone sales during the first three months of the year. apple though is also predicting another revenue drop for the current quarter. analysts think things will improve in the fall when the next generation iphone is expected. while we're talking about money, it's a good time to be a full-time employee of the chobani yogurt company. >> the company's ceo, the guy seen in the middle, handed out envelopes to 2,000 full-time workers yesterday. inside, the details of how many shares of the company they would have if chobani ever goes public or sold.
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>> for some employees, the payout would be worth about $150,000. others who have been there from the beginning would get shares worth over $1 million. >> wow. >> $1 million. >> that's a pretty nice letter >> the boss said i built something i never thought would be such a success. i can't think of it being built without all these people. this was his way of paying it forward. apparently something he's attempted before, just in different manners. >> the company worth about $3 billion around since 2005. a lot of success in a very short period of time. >> and it's delicious. >> yes. coming up later in "the mix," a real-life homeward bound story. but first, where they once had a yard, there is now a canyon. landslides are putting these homes on the edge. what, if anything, can be done to stop them from crumbling into the abyss. also ahead, what every good wedding guest needs to know if you thought simply showing up is enough, well think again. we'll help everyone figure out
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>> you're looking at a scene at high seas about 40 miles north of cuba as three cubans transferred from a disney cruise ship to the u.s. coast guard. the cruise ship staff found them clinging to a capsized boat and rescued them, but turns out the cue bans were actually wanted in connection with credit card
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fraud charges in louisiana. and it's believed they believe actually trying to escape the u.s. because of those charges. >> oh. >> kind of a little interesting twist. >> were they hoping to not get rescued or -- all right. at least we know how they'll pay -- >> they were clearly hoping not to stay in louisiana. >> at least we know how they'll pay for the rest of that cruise. here on dry land, families in one community in colorado springs are hoping for a very different kind of rescue. >> their homes are sitting on %-ps beneath them. it's now triggering a fight over who is responsible. abc's clayton sandell has the story. >> reporter: after record-setting rainfall in colorado springs, last summer, cracks began appearing in catherine and rick sisco's yard. they've now grown to this. where you once had a yard, you now have a canyon? >> yes. >> reporter: an investigation by "the denver post" found that for two decades, geologists warned the city of colorado springs and developers about the danger of building homes in potential
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landslide zones. warnings that over time were allegedly ignored. this house was built in 1964. the siscos bought it in 2010. they say they had no idea their dream retirement home was in danger of a landslide until about ten months ago, when the ground started to fall away. so far, at least 30 houses have damage, but thousands more may be at risk. the city says all building regulations were followed, but it is now reviewing whether those regulations need to be toughened. to know if your home is at risk, experts recommend getting your property evaluated by a geologist. and, think about extra insurance. most policies, including the siscos, do not cover landslides. >> it's an act of god, and you can't blame anyone. >> reporter: clayton sandell, abc news, colorado springs. >> and ""the denver post"" is now reporting at least 70 property owners are seeking this kind of federal aid for their property. >> and it's a problem that will grow because as clayton mentioned there are thousands of
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homes that were built in that area. they knew about this problem since the mid '90s. this is isn't something new at all. >> officials apparently say it's more a problem of lack of communication. that a lot of people that should be informing you your home is built on this land they don't know. a lot of people expect their realtors to disclose. apparently a lot of realtors are not aware of this or at least they weren't until now. now i'm hoping at least they're informed. >> i think they know it. it's a room with a view now. >> a room with a view. looking at it on the positive side. thanks, kendis. >> always positive. coming up in our next half hour, the much-anticipated daytime tv reunion. after days of speculation, kelly ripa returned to "live" after learning about michael strahan's departure. what she told fans and michael. in her own words. first, part two of our wedding series. yesterday we gave you tips for the modern bride. today dos and don'ts for guests. stay tuned. you're watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now"
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♪ so chances are sometime in the next few months, we will all be an honored guest at a wedding somewhere, but beware. nothing gives the bride those wedding bell blues faster than when you commit those major breaches of etiquette some of us may be guilty of. >> sometimes, when you get overserved, that happens. yesterday we showed you tips for the modern day bride including how to politely tell guests to leave kids at home. today in part two of our series,
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advice for guests, what is and what is not expected of them. here's abc's bride to be nikki battiste. >> reporter: this is a bride's worst nightmare. that token terrible and out of control wedding guest. hoping to avoid my own ruined reception and bloody nose, i popped over to new york's plaza hotel to get the wedding guest 101 from etiquette expert micah myers. >> it's the bride to be, welcome. >> every wedding has that token person or bridesmaid who is really out of control. how do you handle it? >> i think that's the job of the bridal party. >> please let my bridesmaids be on their best behavior. >> you look. >> megan, are you okay? >> oh. i think i just -- my dress was probably tight. >> reporter: whatever your role, just don't forget, pay attention
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to the one lady wearing white. >> as a guest, you want to steer clear of any light colors, white, off white, even a light, light blush that could be mistaken in certain lighting for a white or off white. >> reporter: it's 2016 and social media etiquette has arrived. >> you want to look for clues. if the bride and groom put on their wedding website or even their invitation a hash tag for the wedding, that pretty much means they're open to allowing you to take photos and put it on social media. i say you never assume that's okay though. >> reporter: is it generally okay to take pictures of the bride when she's walk down the aisle? >> nowadays it is as long as the phone is on silent and you are being respectful. >> reporter: another tricky topic, addressing newlyweds. today roughly 20% of brides keep their names. >> you can put that on your wedding website. mr. smith and mrs. burke. >> reporter: make sure you never congratulate the bride. only the groom. after all, he's the lucky one. for the bride, it's best wishes.
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there are table tips, too. put your fork down after four bites. >> just like so. to grab your glass, you want to reach to the bottom of the stem with your index finger and your thumb and you can use a third finger for support. the lower down on the stem you go, the more elegant it is. >> reporter: dining etiquette says the least amount of noise you make, the better a guest you will be. >> when you cheers you only make eye contact. no clinking. >> don't do that. >> just a raise, eye contact and drink. >> reporter: but by all means, you'd better make some noise on that dance floor. nikki battiste, abc news, new york. >> so we learned something. is it supposed to be that loud? >> i think it's supposed to be a little less aggressive with the cheers. i'm glad we have super sturdy mugs and not champagne glasses. we have a new one on the list. don't smash the champagne glasses during the toast. new one. >> don't get wasted. don't say congratulations to the
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showed up, seeming well fed and in good health. they assume he somehow got people to take care of him along the way but found his way back home. they decided once they saw him this must be fate. >> amazing that he did that in less than two weeks. >> they say they're happy to have him home with us. >> they're not going to put him on an island there time. >> no. he's home now for good. some of us might text and drive. and a lot of people text and walk. now there's a town in bavaria in the south of germany that has come up with a solution for this. traffic lights that help people go around texting and give you a sense of when it's legal or safe for you to walk. it's there in the ground. it tells you if a tram is coming. >> that whole look both ways thing is not going to happen anymore?
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>> just keep looking down, keep texting. > i did have a man once who was walking with his son directly behind him and directly behind his son was me. we're all walking on the sidewalk. the man was texting. didn't pay any attention. grabbed my hand and started walking me across the street. i looked back and his son shrugged his shoulders and followed behind. we made it all the way across the street before he realized he was holding the wrong person's hand. >> that is the best pickup move ever. >> very smooth. >> very smooth. this one is more for the ladies. you ever go out and you want to put on a cute pair of open toe shoes but you realize you could use a pedicure? a japanese fashion company found a solution for that. you are looking at actual stockings that are an automatic manicure. they're designed to fit over each individual toe and give you an immediate pedicure. you can pick from all sorts of designs and patterns. even give yourself a french manicure if you want. >> even hello kitty? >> even hello kitty, i don't know if that's true but i'm
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this morning on "world news this morning on "world news now," a super tuesday sweep. donald trump taking all five states in the republican primary. while hillary clinton widens her lead over bernie sanders in the democratic race. we'll have the overnight reactions from the campaigns. and an outbreak of severe storms across a large part of the country. ominous clouds are putting communities across the heartland on edge watching for tornados overnight. we'll have the accuweather forecast. and new this half hour, the bomb shell dropped about prince. >> what we're finding out about what the superstar did not leave behind. a will. so who stands to inherit his fortune worth an estimated $300 million? we have the full story straight ahead. and honoring america's 100 most influential people. who turned out last night for the time 100 gala. that story ahead in "the
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skinny." it is wednesday, april 27th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning, everyone. i'm diane macedo. >> and i'm kendis gibson. nice to be with you on this wednesday. >> welcome back. >> nice to be back. it's fantastic. and i'm not ryan smith. >> i know that. >> yes. okay. let's begin with the rock solid victories for donald trump and hillary clinton. >> let's do that. clinton is all but unstoppable after winning maryland, pennsylvania, connecticut and delaware. bernie sanders took rhode island. denying her a clean sweep. >> sanders picked up 129 delegates, while clinton won 261, leaving her with 250 to go to clinch the nomination. >> trump was five or five overwhelmingly winning every state. his closest race, he won by 30 points. and trump picked up 105 delegates leaving john kasich
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with five and ted cruz with just one. he now has 950 delegates, bringing him more than 75% of the way to hitting that magic number of 1237. >> trump celebrated his blowout win at trump tower in new york, railing against his gop rivals and hillary clinton. it's your voice, your vote. we get the latest from tom llamas. good morning, tom. >> reporter: a huge night for donald trump winning all five states that had elections, a clear sweep here in the northeast. he's calling himself a presumptive republican nominee and calling for ted cruz and john kasich to get out of the race. trump saying that cruz and kasich are just in his way and that he will get the nomination in cleveland this summer. now i asked trump if he has put together a short list of potential running mates like senator cruz announced earlier he is vetting some candidates. trump says he's not there yet but it's a joke that cruz is considering a running mate at this point because he has no path to the nomination.
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trump also said he's not worried about a lawsuit against trump university where trump will have to take the witness stand. that trial set for the fall. kendis and diane, back to you. >> our thanks to tom llamas there, late night for him. >> that's right. hillary clinton refrained from saying anything negative about bernie sanders during her speech. instead, she really made a push for party unity. >> clinton also turned her attention to if general election and a possible matchup with donald trump. we get more now from abc's liz kreutz. good morning, liz. >> reporter: good morning, diane and kendis. hillary clinton won the big prize of the night, pennsylvania. she celebrated here in philadelphia where she hopes to return this summer for the democratic convention as her party's nominee. during her remarks, she called for uniting the democratic party and applauded some of her opponent bernie sanders's policies and even called for working together to get them done. >> and i applaud senator sanders and his millions of supporters for challenging us to get on
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unaccountable money out of our politics and giving because whether you support senator sanders or you support me, there's much more that unites us than divides us. >> reporter: clinton also called for a world where love trumps hate. she's clearly turning her attention to the republican front-runner donald trump. clinton's campaign spokeswoman said while they're still focused on the remaining contests they are turning to the general primary elections and they are winding down in the next few weeks. diane and kendis. > elizabeth kreutz, thank you. bernie sanders is now reassessing his candidacy but still says he has no plans of dropping out before the democrats hold their convention this summer. >> sanders congratulated clinton last night on her win while looking ahead to the upcoming races. abc's mary alice parks is with the sanders' campaign there in west virginia. >> reporter: he has said it every day of his campaign but last night facing increasingly impossible odds, the lines seem to take on new significance. >> this campaign is not just
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about electing a president. it is about transforming our nation. it is about having the courage to demand a political revolution and you are the revolutionaries. >> reporter: the campaign was not expecting a good night but hoping for some miracles that just did not seem to come. senator predicted victory here in west virginia. notably he did not talk much about secretary hillary clinton. kendis, diane? >> our thanks to mary alice parks there. >> keep it here for the latest on the presidential race plus a live interview with donald trump later on "good morning america." turning to the weather now, there are several storms in the central plains right now. >> it's happening at this hour. they're bringing heavy rain, flooding, strong winds and large hail to kansas and oklahoma in particular and the system is moving to the east. abc's brandi hitt is in the
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midst of it. >> reporter: severe weather striking the heartland. downpours of heavy rain, hail and the threat of tornados. warning sirens blaring in kansas. >> where is the safest place to be? >> in the freezer. >> in the freezer. >> reporter: with residents turning their eyes to dark skies. >> that's fixing to do something right there. >> reporter: so much rain, hail, and, flash flooding already an issue in some communities. the danger of a potential tornado outbreak stretching across several states. >> damaging wind, there's going to be large hail. and unfortunately, i think we're going to see dozens of tornadoes on the ground. >> oh, my god. >> reporter: the threat so great in this area known as tornado alley, schools closed early and officials relocated aircraft at a kansas military base. these commercial jets pummeled by hail at kansas city international airport. >> large branchs in the road. >> reporter: conditions on the road also dangerous.
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highway billboards telling families to take every weather warning seriously. >> really want folks to pay attention, multiple ways of getting the warnings and have a plan and be ready to put it to use. >> reporter: the threat is expected to continue into this morning with the potential for more tornadoes, strong winds, heavy rain and softball sized hail. diane and kendis. >> thanks to you. let's find how bad those overnight storms will be. >> accuweather's paul williams is tracking it all. paul, good morning. >> good morning to you. kendis, diane. well, unfortunately, this is a bad movie that has an unfortunate sequel. that sequel will play out throughout most of the entire mississippi valley region from st. louis down towards the memphis area, covering down towards pretty much new orleans. we're looking for widespread severe storms to continue yet again with torrential downpours flash flooding continues to be a problem along with lightning, strikes, damaging winds and hail and the possibility of tornados throughout the rest of the day. diane, kendis. >> thanks, paul. in other news, the u.s. military is touting some progress in the fight against
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isis. the general in charge of operations against the terror group says air strikes has significantly cut the number of foreign fighters flowing into iraq and syria. he says it's now about 200 per month down from a high of about 2,000 per month a year ago. he says isis desertion rates are up and morale among the fighters is down. authorities in khan france are facing some criticism after staging a simulated terror attack with cameras rolling. they say it was meant to show they're ready for anything ahead of the upcoming film festival. some say it was more about p.r. than safety. others claim they would have preferred it not to have been staged. the festival begins two weeks from today. back here at home, a chicago courtroom dennis hastert is sentenced. among those expected to speak is the sister of one man allegedly sexually abused by hastert. jolene burge wants to hear an admission of guilt and an apology from the former speaker who has remained silent about
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the past that he tried to keep sec secret. another victim is expected to speak. hastert pleaded guilty to banking charges as part of a cover-up. new efforts to ban powdered caffeine. top lawmakers are calling on the fda to get rid of the products and outlaw them, saying there's too much risk to wait for slower regulations. parents of children who died from powdered caffeine, are also urging the fda to take action. they say one scoop of it can be fatal. switching gears and giving a shoutout this morning to some parents who are just getting used to having a new daughter around the house. they are scott and ashton. this is in idaho. >> ashton gave birth to little aurelia just over two weeks ago and says she wasn't mentally prepared to have a daughter. because aurelia is their entire family's very first girl since 1914. >> incredible. they didn't actually realize the
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boys only streak lasted that long till family tree research was completed. mom says the big brother now has a princess. she calls the girl sweet. >> good for them. is anyone in the family going to know how to deal with her? all her uncles will have no idea. >> what do we do? >> am i going to break her if i hold her? >> imagine when she turns 13. >> oh, no. oh, i feel so bad for the boy who is going to try to date poor aurelia. mom says everyone was just rooting for a girl. they will say this is what they wanted. i think they really wanted to break this streak, so. >> good job. >> maybe that's because they were all imagining the moment where they polish off the shotgun while they welcome the new boyfriend at the door. coming up in "the skinny" a pointed question posed to prince harry. what the spare to the heir told the 9-year-old admirer who asked, are you ever going to be king? and just days after his death, the new bomb shell we're hearing about prince and what he
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>> welcome back. welcome back. we are hearing bombshell news less than a week after the death of prince. >> among them, his sister is now revealing prince died without a will as new details surface about his condition after that concert in atlanta. of course, that emergency landing that we learned about. abc's eva pilgrim has the latest. ♪ >> reporter: new details about that emergency landing in moline, illinois, just after his final public concert. prince, unresponsive, his
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bodyguard carrying him off the plane to get medical attention. the medical records blacked out to ensure his privacy. this as prince's sister officially asking to be appointed to handle her brother's estate. >> thank you for loving him, y'all. and he loved each and every one of you. >> reporter: the 55-year-old tyka nelson stating in court documents, "i do not know of the existence of a will." according to minnesota law, that would mean prince's estate would be slit equally between his sister and his five surviving half-siblings. they won't get the full $300 million value of the estate. they will have to pay almost half, more than $146 million, in estate taxes. but they stand to make a significant profit, as his music skyrockets up the charts once again, and there's that vault of never before heard music. >> you would never know, deangelo, patti labelle, angie stone -- >> reporter: they would write music? >> yeah.
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go in the studio for hours and come out and go into the vault. >> reporter: fans still pouring by paisley park many telling us they hope it will be turned into a museum like graceland honoring the superstar. eva pilgrim, abc news, chanhassen, minnesota. >> what a lot of people might not know, prince often liked to forget about the lawyers. he dealt with music services, concert promoters all directly. it earned him respect in the industry but it could complicate things further if his estate isn't in order. >> a lot of huge stars die without wills. amy winehouse, kurt cobain, michael jackson, but then they found a will. this is going to be a big fight going on for years. >> the problem beyond the obvious is the $300 million is an estimate. and lawyers now are saying that there could be hundreds of millions of dollars in the difference of that valuation depending who comes on board to manage this estate. >> a lot will be made afterwards because michael jackson's estate made $2 billion since his death. that's a lot of money. >> expect to see family battles. i would say.
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when we come back, the time 100 gala. who turned out last night to celebrate. what prince harry said to an admirer who asked if he's ever going to be king. "the skinny" is next . >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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>> it is time for the. >> what is it again? >> what is it? oh, "the skinny." topping our headlines this morning, america's 100 most influential people. >> the honorees out in force last night for the annual "time" 100 gala here in new york, including republican presidential front-runner. donald trump, fresh off his five-state primary sweep. with wife melania at his side in a stunning white gown by terry mugler. >> dressed all in black, that's caitlyn jenner. recognized for her coverage and bravery since coming out as a woman last year. >> nicki minaj dedicated "anaconda" to both joe biden and donald trump. she said in the spirit of unity. >> nice outfit there. >> and olympic skier lindsey vonn looking stunning in this jewel-encrusted yellow number. >> i like that one. >> as written by matt. next up, we have a lawsuit bringing up new details about britney spears' past. >> so the legal battle involves
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the star and her one-time manager sam lufti over whether he's owed commissions from the time that he worked for her. but tucked inside the paperwork filed by spears' legal team is a court ruling from last year. it confirms she was a heavy drug user back in 2007 and '08. >> tmz reports that court decision described how her drug use was so bad on the day she lost custody of her two sons to her ex-husband she ended up sleeping in a parking lot. >> thankfully now she has her life back together and now into her third year of her las vegas residency at planet hollywood. >> i still want to see that show. >> i have seen it. >> you have? >> yes. >> love a good comeback story. i'm rooting for britney. >> real good singing and dance moves. next across the pond. shall we? a royal charge for a group of school children outside of london. >> dozens of students were gathered for an assemble in workingham, england, when this
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happened -- >> prince harry. [ cheers and applause ] >> prince harry fist bumped and high fived all the kids as he filmed the special edition of "sky sports." but the most precious moment of the day came when a cheeky 9-year-old kid asked if he would ever become king. prince harry promptly responded you'll be glad to know, probably not. >> he would be a fun king. he would be great. >> i think so. the party's for everyone. finally across the pond, could we finally be getting back to the '70s. >> so back here. i see. actor robert downey jr. is known for being no stranger to eclectic red carpet looks, last night for the premiere of "captain america civil war," he rocked the carpet with the bell bottom suit slacks? >> they've got the black tapered panel. check it out. we will give him props for the purple tinted glasses and for
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angry that she didn't find out strahan was leaving for a different job with the network until just minutes before it was publicly announced. >> i needed a couple of days to gather my thoughts after 26 years with this company. i earned the right. >> the former soap opera actress has been co-host of live for 15 years, first with regis philbin, then strahan beginning in 2012. she says she met with network executives and apologies were made. >> it started a much greater conversation about communication and consideration. and most importantly, respect in the workplace. >> reporter: strahan will leave the long-running talk show to become a full time co-host on "good morning america" starting in september after working part-time at "gma" for the last two years. >> i am thrilled for michael. i'm thrilled for you. this is a tremendous opportunity and i couldn't be and we couldn't be prouder of you. >> you love the show.
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you love the fans. you love the staff. i love you. and i'm so happy you're here because you brought me here. >> reporter: the two colleagues made clear their friendship remains while ripa joked about keeping the back stage drama in perspective. >> my dad who was a bus driver for 30 years thinks we're all crazy. >> reporter: bazi kanani, abc news, washington. >> so kelly ripa is back. >> uh-huh. >> and kendis gibson is back >> because i love the show. i love everyone. i love you. >> i love you. >> back at you. love. >> thank you all. love you, too. >> it's a big reunion. >> love you all. >> jack's blowing kisses. >> the abc spirit. >> it was nice to see them make up and have everything be okay. >> for him to say deuces on may 13th. >> michael leaves on may 13th. kelly, though, still keeping it strong. >> yes. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing
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making news in america this morning, breaking overnight, tornadoes touch down. we have pictures of the damage coming in. the storm system is triggering massive hail and flooding rains and it's just beginning. major victories for teams trump and clinton, the two front-runners pulling farther away from the pack. results from the latest primaries still coming in. a bright light over southern california caught on camera. the mysterious green streak is taking over social media. this morning, we know what it is. and good dog. a playful friend interrupting a soccer game winning over the crowd and players. look at that.

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