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>> here's your question of the day. in a role reversal movement, many women are now offering their boyfriends "man-gagement rings" when they are what? on a first date, moving in, breaking up, or proposing? stay tuned for the answer.
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>> the answer to that question was proposing. [dramatic music] ♪ speaking of proposing, welcome back to "bachelor" fan favorites week here on "millionaire." bob guiney's up to $10,000. [cheers and applause] you're doing good, man. chance to double that money now. >> whew, okay. big money. >> now we're talking some serious cash for your charity. >> yeah, absolutely. >> so let's do it. let's play "who wants to be a millionaire." [dramatic musical flourish] ♪
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all right, my friend, here it is. >> all right. >> $20,000 question. to make things easier on the athletes, which of the following are generally constructed using a north-south orientation? >> let's see here. outdoor tennis courts, indoor running tracks, bowling alleys, and fencing strips. of these, i have a hard time thinking it would be bowling alleys. i think they just throw those up any way, shape, or form that they can have them. fencing strips, i think, like, zorro, right? so zorro's gonna be fencing, not putting in fence, chain-link, but fencing with a sword. probably in any direction that's gonna take him as well, but that is actually--i do-- they do have, like, little strip thing that they use there, that they go on. outdoor tennis courts and indoor running tracks. i feel like the answer is "b," indoor running tracks.
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i'm gonna use my "50/50" on this. >> okay, final? >> yeah, final. >> all right, let's help bob out by taking away two incorrect answers, please. >> wow. >> well, there goes your "b" theory. >> yeah. i guess it's not tracks. that's good to know. >> outdoor tennis courts, fencing strips. >> it does seem like, you know, when you go to a tennis-- when you're at a tennis facility, all the tennis courts do seem to be lined up in the same way. it's not like they just chuck another one on the end there, so that makes sense to me. i've never been involved in anything to do with fencing. i feel like, you know what, i'm at $10,000. it's a great place to be, but i really want this $20,000, but i'm gonna go with "a," outdoor tennis courts. >> is that your final? >> that's my final answer. >> keeps the sun out of their eyes. >> is that it? >> that's right. >> oh, all right. dude, that was hard. >> $20,000. [horn blares] >> all right! that's some dough. >> bob guiney's at $20,000. that sound means that time
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is up for today, but bob is coming back to play more "millionaire." >> yes. >> i hate to break this to you. you're just 6 questions away from a million. >> oh, man. >> and you still have another lifeline to use. >> yes. >> thank you so much for watching "bachelor" fan favorites week. for everyone who's been a part of this one, i'm chris harrison. we'll see you next time. closed captioning sponsored by:
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to be aware of your surroundings and be alert at all times. gio bonitez, abc news, new york. >> clearly it was arms day for him. when we come back, the biggest moment of last night at the espy awards. and the new record selena gomez just set without trying, she says. "world news now"
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♪ time for "the skinny" starting with the biggest night of the year for sports, or at least when no one is actually playing sports. >> well, it certainly was for lebron james and the cleveland cavaliers who extended their winning streak scooping up several awards including best male athlete, best nba player and best team. >> the night kicked off with four of the nba's biggest names calling for an end to police brutality and retaliation against officers. >> the racial profiling has to stop. the shoot to kill mentality has to stop. but also the retaliation has to stop. the endless gun violence in places like chicago, dallas, not to mention orlando, it has to stop. >> enough. enough is enough.
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>> president obama also taped an anti-gun message for the ceremony as the vice president presented the jimmy v perseverance espy to craig sager battling leukemia. the 64-year-old revealed his cancer is no longer in remission. >> perhaps one of the biggest surprises of the night came when host john cena hit the stage. >> the 15-time wwe world champion wrestler stunned everybody with his opening monologue. he roasted everyone from steph curry to roger goodell. >> here is the one place that the wwe has you beat, the one thing we have that you don't. vince mcmann. a billionaire pulling the strings behind the scenes who uses every trick in the book to manipulate things to his
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advantage any way he can. something like that, that is way too crazy for real sports. >> and there you thought his movie "the marine" was the funniest thing. he's done. also turning heads last night was ciera in her first event since getting married to russell wilson. >> stunning in a beautiful gown. she showed off her sparkly silver cross necklace as well. but wilson isn't looking too bad either in the white tuxedo. as far as the rest of fashion of the night goes -- >> yes. >> the men, they really turned some heads. >> let's start with the light skin brother, steph curry. rocking this obviously custom tailored velvet jacket with black satin lapels. >> is that velvet? >> yeah, and really showing it off during a lighter moment earlier in the evening. with chance the rapper who
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performed. >> a dance lesson? >> uh-huh. pretty cool. >> odell malcolm junior had contrasting black and white. and sergeant elizabeth banks -- >> are we referring to his hair? the black and white? >> that was the whole pattern black and white, he coordinated everything. and here's elizabeth banks, she suffered serious injuries in iraq and just compete in the evictus games and looks stunning in this satin and lace gown. >> hands down to some, the best dressed last night? sportscaster craig sager in one of his trademark brilliant blazers in a theme that carried through right down to his shoes. >> where does he get these blazers? >> look at those shoes. huh. interesting. >> we need to do a whole red carpet just with craig. that's it. >> that would be great.
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let's move onto salena gomez setting a record she said she did without trying. >> the act stress and singer is now the most followed person on instagram with 89 million followers. >> a beautiful picture. one of her most liked photos is this sipping a drink through a straw. 4 million likes. >> she insists she doesn't have a social media consultant or a special method behind her backstage pics. she said it was never her goal to become instagram's most followed but she admits it's her favorite social media platform. >> beautiful picture. >> it's finally official. missy copeland is joining the nutcracker live movie project. >> she's going to play the lead ballerina in the film. the nutcracker in the four realms is based on the 1869 nutcracker story. >> copeland tock to instagram saying i'm thrilled to be part of this amazing project with
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disney. >> welcome to the family. and coming up, jennifer aniston versus the tabloids. >> the new details coming in on the objectification of women and her stance. in on the objectify kags of women and her stance.
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so let your dishwasher be the dishwasher. this turned out great. cascade. ♪ power anthem for the ladies. jennifer aniston made international headlines with her powerful op ed which is published in "the huffington post." >> this morning we're hearing from a former celebrity magazine insider. here's linsey davis. >> reporter: at first blush the front covers of gossip magazines lead many to think jenner the aniston is pregnant, but spoiler alert, jennifer aniston is speaking her own post writing, for the record, i am not pregnant. what i am is fed up. in a deeply personal op ed, the
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47-year-old actress rips into tabloids for obsessing over her stomach and body shaming her saying the reality is the stalking and objectification i've experienced going on decades now reflects the warped way we calculate a woman's worth. >> is she happy? will she have a baby? >> the normally private star opens up about what she calls a painful awkwardness when her friends congratulate her over her fake pregnancy. >> now i'm mommy in this little play? >> reporter: the "friends" star said in 2013 the constant speculation is frustrating. i was in the grocery store and i was laughing. you're on the cover. >> am i pregnant? >> reporter: you are. what is it like to be the focus of so many rumors? >> i'm not a fan of it. >> reporter: all the speculation finally has her speaking out. she's speaking up and she's
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enlightened about how women and celebrity are mesh in the tabloid world and she wants to call it out. >> reporter: aniston stays it's time to change the narrative to empower young women, not objectify them. writing, we are complete with or without a mate, with or without a child. we get to decide for ourselves what is beautiful when it comes the our bodies. linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> positive message sending to women. >> so happy she did that. we never had that conversation about george clooney who took forever to get married again. >> it doesn't happen with male stars the way it does with females? >> derek jeter. when is he going to get married. >> it was the opposite. off the market. >> exactly. good for her. >> i'm sure many men felt that way when jennifer aniston got married. >> as if we had a shot. >> maybe. a dapper gentleman like yourself. >> this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for two decades.
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good morning. i'm diane macedo. >> and i'm kendis gibson. making headlines this thursday morning on "world news now," a powerful start to last night's espy awards with four of the nba's biggest stars with a call to action. they told their fellow pros to get more involved in attempting to heal the nation's racial wounds. more highlights from the show straight ahead. and president obama convened a task force on community policing. they met for four hours hoping to come up with a plan to help keep street police safe. they agreed to a list of priorities but acknowledged there are deep divisions. california air resources board is rejecting a plan by volkswagen to recall passenger cars with three liter diesel engines, saying the plan is engines saying the car maker's plan is incomplete and neglects to see if it will fix the faulty emissions.
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and federal health officials are thanking the weather saying the risk of zika virus will be low during the olympic games because the forecast is cooler and dryer and that will reduce mosquito populations. those are just some of the stories we are following on this thursday, july 14th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> let's begin with the extraordinary start to last night's espy awards in l.a. the show got underway with nba stars caramel low anthony, dwyane wade and others with a call to action. >> look how seriously they look. they told their fellow pros to get more involved in attempting to heal the nation's racial wounds while renouncing all violence. james said now is the time for athletes and they must use their influence to help change communities. >> and wade seemingly asked civilians and police for major change in their thinking. >> the racial profiling has to stop.
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the shoot to kill mentality has to stop. not seeing the value of black and brown bodies has to stop. but also the retaliation has to stop. >> and when he spoke, anthony said the violence and the nation's racial divide aren't new and adding the urgency to create change is at a high. >> one of the highlights of the night was craig sager receiving a perseverance award from the vice president, joe biden. biden spoke about his moon shot initiative to find a cure for cancer. sager is battling leukemia. he's known for his outfit, brightly colored wardrobe, and last night's outfit did not disappoint. as you can see. he did get serious in his acceptance speech delivering a message of hope and determination. >> i will never give up. and i will never give in.
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i will continue to keep fighting, sucking the marrow out of life as life sucks the marrow out of me. >> it was a colorful speech. a full name of the award is the jimmy v award for perseverance. jimmy v is a former college basketball coach who delivered probably one of the more memorable speeches there while battling cancer in 1993 at the espys. last night sager said he listens to that speech to keep him going. talking about politics now. the world will have to wait one more day to find out who will join donald trump's presidential ticket. >> trump tweeted last night he will announce his running mate tomorrow morning in new york city. the finalist for the vp job huddling with trump and his family in indiana yesterday.
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yesterday and last night gingrich said only two people are still in the running, mike pence and himself. >> trump is facing a new round of attacks from hillary clinton. we have the latest. >> reporter: standing inside the illinois old state house where abraham lincoln once proclaimed a house divided against itself cannot stand, hillary clinton called for unity after the shootings in louisiana, minnesota, and dallas. >> america's long struggle with race is far from finished. >> reporter: clinton called for criminal justice reform, gun control and a change in tone sharing in the responsibility. >> i cannot stand here and claim that my words and actions haven't sometimes fuelled the partisanship that often stands in the way of progress. so i recognize i have to do better too. >> reporter: as clinton campaign polls show a tightening race in battleground states like ohio and a closer race than before in florida where clinton previously had a ten point lead, the newest polls were conducted right after after fbi director james comey's
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announcement on clinton's e-mail. >> it was a political indictment. i think that affected her trust numbers. >> reporter: on the republican side, a few candidates still officially on the v.p. list for trump, but he says he's really just picking between the top two. >> i'm at three, potentially four, but in my own mind, i probably am thinking about two. >> reporter: it's down to two, but who? the odds on favorite is governor pence. however, we're told donald trump still really likes chris christie and donald trump's kids like newt gingrich. kendis? diane? >> all right. our thanks there. in the meantime trump is embroiled in a new lawsuit seeking $10 million from a former campaign consultant. the suit alleges that he broke a nondisclosure agreement by leaking confident information to the press. he's accused of telling "the new york post" about an affair between the former campaign manager and an
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the orlando nightclub where 49 people were shot has been released back to the owners. the owners say getting the club back is bittersweet. she says she's devastated by the attack, especially in a place intended to be safe for the lgbt community. the future of that building is unclear. the owner hopes to reopen the club, perhaps in a new location. now to a frightening scene from western new york state. watch the parking lot here. that car starts going and it doesn't stop. it goes right into the middle of the road and straight across six lanes of traffic. a person in their 80s was behind the wheel. police say the driver lost control and after mistakenly hitting the gas instead of the brake, there was some damage. no word on the driver's condition this morning. it looks like preschoolers who stay up too late pay for it later in life. a new study found preschoolers who typically go to bed by 8:00 p.m. are less likely to obese ten years later than those who went to bed after 9:00.
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kids with later bedtimes tend to watch tv and snack on high calorie foods. this is the time of year when everyone is looking for new ways to stay cool. >> that includes animals at the zoo in rome. temperatures have soared to 104 degrees there. and shady spots are tough to find, but zoo keepers made sure the animals had plenty of icy treats which helps them release some of their body heat. >> that's sort of like us on a hot day in any city here in america. >> we should have a live cam on this. i think i could watch bears and lemurs eat popsicles all day. coming up, a frightening scene caught on camera. >> this landslide. it seemingly came out of nowhere. see where it happened. and how it played out straight ahead. and he's proven himself in the ring and on the screen. can wayne "the rock" make a name for himself in the kitchen? >> yes. the man is unstoppable.
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>> you know what he's cooking? pancakes. >> first, here's a look at the high temperatures. they smell delicious. "world news now" weather brought to you by my pillow.
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it was a close call for a driver in a mountain road in china. he noticed rocks starting to fall. he did what anyone concerned for their safety would do, grabbed his phone. started recording. lucky for us it gave us this video. this huge rock slide. amazingly no one was hurt. no vehicles were damaged. tom brady is running out of legal options now that his appeal of his four game suspension has been rejected. an appeals court turned down the request to reinstate the reconsideration of suspension. if brady's team decides to go one step further, that would mean asking the supreme court to
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get involved. no comment from the nfl on yesterday's ruling. we'll turn to the sexual harassment lawsuit featuring gretchen carlson against roger ailes. >> after more than a dozen of former colleagues defended ailes, carlson is sharing her side of the story. here's abc's rebecca jarvis. >> reporter: former fox news anchor, gretchen carlson now speaking out for the first time since filing a sexual harassment lawsuit against her former boss, fox news chair, roger ailes. telling "the new york times," i just wanted to stand up for myself. first and foremost, and i wanted to stand up for other women who maybe faced similar circumstances." >> thanks very much to stronger ailes who runs this corporation. >> reporter: the former "fox and friends" anchor claims her contract was not renewed after she complained she was harassed by ailes and refused his sexual advances. the 50-year-old former miss america telling the times everyone knew how powerful roger ailes was.
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i certainly felt intimidated by that. carlson was let go from the network in june when she was informed her contract would not be renewed. it was cold and calculating, she says. it took 30 seconds. there was no thank you for your service of 11 years and no discussion of ratings. ailes, one of the most powerful men in cable news, tells abc news carlson's allegations are false. this is a retaliatory suit for the network's decision not to renew her contract. it was due to the fact that her disappointingly low ratings were dragging down the afternoon lineup. fox releasing handwritten notes carlson sent to ailes last year, thanking him for opportunities and asking for more time on air. when asked by the times why she sent them if she felt she was being harassed she says, i think it's hard when you've been a victim. you keep thinking things are going to get better. now more than a dozen fox news personalities have spoken out in
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support of ailes. some of them questioning the timing and motivation of carlson's suit. to that, carlson says, they are still being paid by fox. rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. >> we should point out when asked who carlson complained to about the sexual harassment other than ailes, attorneys responded that we're not going to try the case here. yes, she made a complaint, and to whom and what format, that's something that will come out at trial if it makes it to trial. >> a lot of people weighing in. carlson pointing out they're still getting paid. >> yes, they are. coming up, grabbing a piece of the rock. >> what you may not have known about hollywood's newest superstar, dwayne the rock johnson. you're watching "world news now." >> "world news now"
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>> rocking himself all the way to the bank these days is the pro wrestler turned hollywood superstar dwayne "the rock" johnson. >> and as he opens up about his personal life, the more we see him, the more we like. >> we do. here's abc's michael strahan. >> this is how i walk in my kitchen. >> reporter: okay, this is how i do. ladies and gentlemen, i have smelled what the rock is cooking. >> i'm starting to buy into this thing that you know what you're doing. >> reporter: his signature dish, pancakes with one special ingredient. more on that later. when he's not flipping flap jacks he's on the hit show "ballers." you play a former dolphins
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player who is retired. then you have to transition to life after football. >> i never played a character that is so close to my heart. i lived that life. i know what it's like to transition out of football like my character where i wasn't ready to give up football. >> reporter: being around these players, does it make you make you miss football? >> oh, yes. i can make some calls. >> reporter: he's not just a baller in front of the camera. with 60 million instagram followers, he's also the king of social media, posting everything from workout videos to family photos. one particular post caught my eye. you shared on one of your posts about being president. how real was that? >> the idea of me being president one day has become a legit thing to some people. if it is an overwhelming positive, strong, we want you to run for president, and if i felt that i can step up to the plate and become a tremendous leader and make a difference and make change, i would do it. >> reporter: that sounded so presidential. i'm like, put the ballot out there.
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>> thank you. >> reporter: among all the other things we talked about, now you have your own youtube channel. >> yes. >> reporter: rock the promo. >> do you ever become about becoming a wrestling star? >> reporter: if i were to send in a promo, what would be my wrestling persona? >> what's your thing? >> reporter: the gap in my teeth. >> okay, maybe it's time to give somebody the gap. >> reporter: got it. i put you to sleep. they call the move the gap nap. >> the gap nap. yes. >> reporter: put you to sleep. >> come on. look at that. >> reporter: i'm all over the youtube channel now. i just need to come up with the move now. >> i like that. >> reporter: with all these things going on, the one thing i love most about you is you really value family. >> sure. >> reporter: and you have two daughters. >> yeah. >> reporter: you have a teenager and then you have a newborn. >> yeah. >> reporter: how are you balancing all that?
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>> i had simone as hi beautiful 14-year-old daughter who continues to be a balancing anchor in my life, just an amazing young girl. the relationship i have had with simone over the last 14 years has led me to become the father i am today for jasmine who is our 7-month-old baby who rocks my world. >> reporter: they have you wrapped around their finger? >> there's all women in the house. only one other man, my dog, oh hobbs. just two dudes. two dudes. >> reporter: come on, hobbs. >> come on. >> reporter: i need another man to hang out. two things you're passionate about? food and fitness. so i want to know, what is one thing i need in my diet? because i need some help. >> i think the number one thing a lot of people, for whatever people become adverse to, carbs are your friend. carbs, good carbs. >> reporter: all right. you say that, i got something for you. we going to go in the kitchen and see what the rock is cooking. on today's menu, pancakes with
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milk chocolate and bananas. is there anything secret? you don't have to tell us, i just want to know. >> what's in this is love. love. >> reporter: that's good. >> come on. >> reporter: that's really good. if you can corner him in the kitchen, make him cook you breakfast. >> i'd be happy to cook for you with love. >> reporter: for "nightline" this is michael strahan in atlanta. >> i think i know what my move would be. >> what would your wrestling promo move be? >> the d mac smack. and i can do the rock eyebrow. huh? huh? >> nice. nice. i feel threatened. what would that move entail? >> i haven't gotten that far. >> but you have the name. the d mack smack. >> i just tried to think of something involving my name. what would yours be? >> i can't think of it.
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♪ ♪ so one of the biggest hurdles to incorporise. i merged the words incorporate and exercise. i was trying to be efficient. >> it's a new thing. >> i was trying to save time. >> that's the new thing. >> it is hard. it's hard to find the time to exercise and one of the issues that many say is how regimented exercise can feel. >> now we're checking out what is called rational fitness, ape parentally. it's about focusing on how you feel rather than how many calories you're burning.
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let's see how mara plays this out. >> reporter: working off that donut on the treadmill in we've all done it, working out to work off what we've eaten. now a viral post by kelsey miller says stop using exercise as a punishment and start using rational fitness. what is rational fitness? >> it's basically the common sense way to exercise. we're taking guilt and shame out of the equation. we're not punishing ourselves. we're not counting calories. instead we're focusing on activities that we enjoy doing and have fun doing. >> reporter: that's right. no rules and no calculations. just focusing on health and feeling good. >> it's about focusing on the wonderful things that exercise does for you. so it makes you healthier. it helps you sleep. it gives you less pain and a better mood and makes you live longer. >> rational fitness rule number one?
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there are no rules. anyway you move your body counts whether it's throwing a frisbee, a quick stretch, throwing a ball around, or anything else that makes you feel good. >> if you are a freak like me who loves burpees, you can do them all day. >> absolutely. building strength is a wou to enjoy movement instead of feeling like it's something you have to do. yes! >> reporter: and a better mood. mara sciavocampo, abc news, new york. >> i guess it's an interesting concept. >> i like the idea of going out and doing things that you find fun anyway, but they're also active. >> like going to a bar. you're walking there. >> i don't think that's the way it works. >> no? >> no.
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this morning on "world news now," superstars of the sports world come together to try to spark change. >> the powerful moments at last night's espy awards including four of the nba's biggest names with a plea for peace in america's streets calling for an end to police brutality and retaliation against officers. we'll have that and all the other memorable moments just ahead. and president obama brings together a round table of leaders trying to solve the nation's issues involving race and policing. this as senator tim scott delivers a stark message about being profiled himself at the highest level of governments, even refused access to high-profile events. ruth bader ginsburg not backing down from her criticism of donald trump. despite her notorious nickname, she's caused a debate. should a sitting supreme court
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justice be politically outspoken? and we're used to hearing taylor swift talk about her breakups. this time it's her ex airing plenty of dirty laundry. hear why a collaboration with rihanna is sparking a twitter feud on this thursday, july 14th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm diane macedo. let's start with the powerful opening of last night's espy awards. >> the show started with carmelo anthony, chris paul, dwyane wade and lebron james all on stage issuing a call to action. they told their fellow pros to get more involved in attempting to heal the nation's racial wounds while renouncing all violence. and another high point of the show, vice president joe biden honored the perseverance of nba commentator craig sager who is battling cancer, and
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sager of course wore one of his brightly colored outfits. we are backstage in los angeles. >> reporter: the big night to celebrate sports starting with a call to action. >> alton sterling. philando castile. this is also our reality. >> reporter: four of the nba's biggest names using their star power to address recent violence between police and black americans. >> the shoot to kill mentality has to stop. but also the retaliation has to stop. >> it's time to look in the mirror and ask ourselves, what are we doing to create change? >> reporter: after that the espys started celebrating the biggest sports moments of the year. >> welcome to the espy awards. >> reporter: hosted by wwe star john cena the show included laughs. and inspiration including a message from president obama as part of the arthur ashe courage award. >> zaevion gave his life to save someone else. what is our excuse for not acting?
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>> reporter: 15-year-old star zaevion dobson was honored. the teen athlete died in december shielding others during a shooting. other big moments, retiring athletes, kobe bryant, abbie womback and apeyton manning honored with awards. and the best female athlete goes to -- and best male athlete -- >> lebron james. >> happy to see stuart up there. >> happy to see lebron james take home the trophy once again. and my bff won for best nfl player. >> your bff? >> we go way back. >> does he follow you on twitter? that's the standard. >> i don't think he knows i exist anymore. the ambush in dallas was also a big topic at the espy awards last night. today marks one week since the five police officers were gunned
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down and the city remains in deep mourning. >> we'll have more now from abc's ray ramundy. >> reporter: an outpouring of solidarity. law enforcement officers from across the country paying their respects to three of the five dallas officers killed by a sniper during a peaceful protest last week. >> i truly believe that lorne would have wanted us to enthusiastically celebrate his life, by taking care of one another and watching out for each other. >> reporter: special tributes made from loved ones, the spouses, partners, and children. >> this act of violence hurt law enforcement as a whole, however, good will always prevail. though i'm heart broken and hurt, i'm going to put on my badge and my uniform and return to the street along with all of my brothers and sisters in blue. >> reporter: it was just days ago when rapid transit officer, brent thompson, senior corporal, lorne ahrens, and sergeant michael smith were among the law enforcement officers ambushed in downtown dallas.
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as final good-byes were made, president obama convening a round table at the white house. the task force comprised of top administration officials, police chiefs from around the country, and civil rights activists. the purpose, developing a system attic plan to keep streets safe while also supporting law enforcement who protect it. >> as we saw so painfully this week, that this is really a hard job. we're not there yet. we're not even close to being where we want to be yet. >> reporter: funeral services and memorials will continue throughout the rest of this week. dallas police officer michael crow's funeral is set for friday, and police officer patrick zeake's funeral is on saturday. >> our thanks to ray there. overnight we learned the time and place for donald trump's v.p. announcement. >> he tweeted he'll go public with his pick tomorrow morning in new york. indiana governor mike pence and
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former house speaker newt gingrich each met with trump and his family yesterday. chris christie also met with trump this week, but last night gingrich told fox news that only two people are still in the running, pence and himself. well, just days before the republican convention donald trump has found himself locked in another public feud. >> he's calling for ruth bader ginsburg to resign after she bashed him in seral interviews. politicians and publications are weighing in including this morning's new york post cover depicting ginsburg as darth vader. let's get more now from abc's jonathan karl. >> reporter: sides are being taken in the battle of the titans. the 6'2" bombastic billionaire versus justice with the justice
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starting the fight. ginsburg saying trump is a faker. he has an ego. she slammed trump in three separate interviews. in another saying i can't imagine what the country would be with donald trump as our president, joking she'd have to move to new zealand. trump saying ginsburg embarrassed all by making very dumb political statements about me. her mind is shot, resign. the white house lining up with ginsburg. >> she didn't earn the nickname notorious rbg for nothing. >> reporter: they rarely weigh on anything political. that's why she's drawing some unusual criticism. "the new york times," usually one of donald trump's harshest critics, had an editorial saying donald trump is right about ruth bader ginsburg, saying she should drop the name calling. really extraordinary criticism of a supreme court justice from "the new york times". jonathan karl, abc news at the supreme court. hillary clinton was back on the campaign trail slamming donald trump as polarizing. accusing him of pitting
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americans against americans. clinton delivered a speech in springfield, illinois, in the same room where abraham lincoln gave his house divided address about the perils of slavery. she said trump would do little to heal this country. >> this man is the nominee of the party of lincoln. we are watching it become the party of trump. and that's not just a huge loss for our democracy. it is a threat to it. >> she tried to present herself as a unifying force. clinton acknowledged she has to do better as well. turning now to the weather and the powerful storms that slammed parts of the midwest triggering flooding that killed at least two people. in missouri the storms uprooted dozens of trees. this one crushing the reach of a
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home in the city of independence. winds gusted more than 70 miles per hour at times and knocked down power lines. this morning nearly 100,000 are still without electricity in the greater st. louis area. crews are working around the clock to restore power to so many of them. and then in wisconsin, this is what they're left with. cleanup getting underway. heavy downpours causing flash flooding that washed out roads and the wind scattered debris everywhere. although conditions are clear, forecasters warn rivers and creeks will continue to rise over the next few days. and here's a story about 90 million years in the making. that's how long researchers say a previously unknown species of dinosaur roamed the earth. >> they unveiled a model of this skeleton in buenos aires yesterday. the real thing was found in the southern part of the country. >> they call it gaulecho. they say it was up to 26 feet long with short arms and was a
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meat eater with decent speed. >> a truck accident was one of the reasons they called it gaulecho. the dig was cursed by other problems as well. hence the name. >> apparently that truck rolled partway through, straight through the excavation. they say luckily no one was hurt. the truck was totalled. >> i can tell you that's one of the tour sites i won't be going to in buenos aires. no thank you. speaking out about racial profiling from the top levels of the federal government. and tim scott, the only current black senator with a deeply personal message on the state of the race relations in the u.s. we'll hear from him after the break. and later, taylor swift's issues with her ex-boyfriend is spilling over to her work. they're at odds as harris spills the beans on social media. >> our pics are on instagram. you're watching "world news now." write down this number now.
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health officials in texas are confirming the state's first case of a baby born with a defect linked to the zika virus. the baby's mother traveled to latin america where she was likely infected. neither the mother nor the baby are infectious, and there's no risk to the public. federal health officials say during the upcoming olympic games the zika virus
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transmission will be low. that's because cooler and dryer weather in rio will reduce the mosquito population. the cdc says pregnant women should not travel to rio or any area with the transmission risk. and let's turn to race and a powerful speech delivered on the senate floor by the only black republican senator. >> governor tim scott spoke about his experiences including the number of times he's been stopped even as a senator. >> please remember that in the course of one year i've been stopped seven times by law enforcement officers. not four, not five, not six, but seven times in one year as an elected official. was i speeding sometimes? sure. but the vast majority of the time i was pulled over for nothing more than driving a new car in the wrong neighborhood,
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or some other reason just as trivial. i recall walking in to an office building just last year after being here for five years on the capitol. and the officer looked at me with a little attitude and said, the pin i know. you, i don't. show me your i.d. i'll tell you, i was thinking to myself, either he thinks i'm committing a crime impersonating a member of congress, or -- or what? well, i'll tell you that later that evening i received a phone call from his supervisor, apologizing for the behavior. mr. president, that is at least the third phone call i've received from a supervisor or the chief of police since i've
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been in the senate. so while i thank god i have not endured bodily harm, i have, however, felt the pressure applied by the scales of justice when they are slanted. i have felt the anger, the frustration, the sadness, and the humiliation that comes with feeling like you're being targeted for nothing more than being just yourself. >> i'm surprised it's taken this long for him to speak up. he and i flew back to d.c. together after walter scott's funeral, a man who was shot by an officer there in south carolina. and we were there in the baggage claim and he was saying, that could have been any of us, in the conversation i had with the senator. >> powerful words, especially coming from a republican. i'm curious to see how this
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conversation continues. >> yeah, absolutely. >> and abc will be holding a landmark town hall with president obama tonight. >> president obama will take questions from americans all across the country and david muir will moderate. it begins tonight at 8:00 p.m. eastern. the simulcast right here on tv on abc radio, freeform as well as espn. coming up in our next half hour, the hottest summer craze since the ice bucket challenge. pokemon go now holds the top spot as the biggest mobile game in u.s. history. the distractions it's causing range from traffic accidents to robberies at gunpoint. what you need to know before you go. and first, the breakup between calvin harris and taylor swift is taking an ugly new turn on twitter. the love story that's gone sour, you could say. we'll give you more, next. >> "world news now" continues
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♪ >> we really need a glow stick if you're going to play those songs. you get into it. they may have met in the spring, not the summer, but the breakup of calvin harris and taylor swift is heating up. >> in the latest ugly turn on twitter, it pretty much proved that the two are never, ever, ever getting back together. see what we did? we are up all nightline with david wright. >> reporter: normally taylor swift writes songs about her exes, not for them. ♪ this is what you came for >> reporter: "this is what you came for" may be the exception. ♪ the lyrics were the new hit with rihanna were originally credited to someone else, but today
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harris' ex taylor swift says it's really a pseudonym for her. awkward. the day the song dropped, ryan seacrest asked harris, will you do a collaboration with your girlfriend? >> you know, we haven't spoken about it. >> reporter: a month later they split and she moved on with chris hiddleston from "thor." today the embarrassment of it all struck harris like a thunder bolt. hurtful, he tweeted, for swift to try to make me look bad. if you're happy in your new relationship, focus on that instead of trying to tear your ex-boyfriend down for something to do, he tweeted. maybe there's a song lyric in that. david wright for "nightline" in new york. >> oh. >> and people are loving this. normally taylor swift airs the dirty laundry about her relationship. but the best part could be katy perry's response. >> calvin harris brought up katy perry. >> their whole feud, here was katy, her response on twitter. >> no words just simple -- i'm
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>> for the haters out there, they may take solace in this, a good result of pokemon. an animal shelter in indiana has figured out that all these people walking around can be put to work. they are walking dogs for the shelter. that is the director of the shelter. he came up with the idea. >> that is a great idea. >> and ever since he pitched it, they have seen a surge in volunteers. people are walking around anyway, and they need people to walk the dogs. they figure tell people they can catch more pokemon walking around with dogs. >> do you think the dogs can see the characters? >> they are looking at them. >> they are looking over there. it's really kind of weird. >> maybe that's the secret. >> everybody is getting into this pokemon go craze. and everything is getting into it. what else would -- >> i'm afraid to download it. >> oh. why? >> maybe, maybe i should -- >> what else would explain why this happened in thailand here? >> is that a pokemon character? >> no, not quite. but it is a giant lizard.
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and that is a supermarket. the local tesco there in central thailand. and this lizard wandered in through the automatic doors and then stood in the middle of the floor just kind of gazing around, wagging the tail. >> do you think he was playing pokemon go? >> that's what i'm thinking. there's a lure inside of this place. it took a while. it was chilling feeling the air-conditioning there. >> no need for a pokemon lure at this restaurant in oakland, california. they have now made the spaghetti grilled cheese. apparently the owner started playing around with leftovers one day and decided to put two pieces of garlic bread, sandwiched around some spaghetti, some sauce, some mozzarella cheese. they put it on instagram and now it has become the restaurant's most popular sandwich. >> that looks amazing. >> same makers of the dorito
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this morning on "world news now" donald trump announcing this morning on "world news now" donald trump announcing overnight when he will reveal his running mate. so does proposed timing of the event tell us about who that pick may be? details ahead. a new video shows a deadly police encounter with a young suspect. the fresno police department released images showing the nerve-racking encounter and the suspect's fatal decision not to comply. and the pokemon go craze has taken a dangerous turn. >> as kids of all ages try to capture them all, the dangers of the app are multiplying. but is a more prominent warning necessary? and in the world of politics, fashion, entertainment and sports all coming together last night in los angeles for this year's espy awards. we'll have a wrap up of the big night and the winners and the outfits.
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the big moments in "the skinny." it is thursday, july 14th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> no? >> was it rainbow paisley? >> it was very colorful. i think maybe we could work on that. >> thank you. a fan of my clothes. >> i'm good with the black and blue, i think maybe you could bring a little more color to the desk, that's all. you know. >> think? there's a lot of color on the desk right now. wow. get here a few months and then she's asking for john muller to be back. should we move on? let's talk about running mate, shall we? >> sure. we begin with the anticipation surrounding the donald trump campaign as he prepares to announce his running mate. >> newt gingrich tells fox news trump has narrowed down the
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field to two finalists saying he and governor mike pence are the only ones still in the running. both men did meet with trump yesterday as well as children and some of his top advisors. last night trump tweeted he'll unveil his v.p. pick tomorrow in new york. in the meantime he seems to be enjoying the guessing game. we have more now from abc's tom llamas. >> reporter: donald trump building the drama in his search for a running mate, saying the grand finale is near. >> i'm narrowing it down. i'm at three, potentially four, but in my own mind, i probably am thinking about two. >> reporter: sources tell abc news indiana governor mike pence is likely a finalist. trump was at the governor's mansion and almost like a scene out of "the apprentice" the trump children also showing up to size up pence. >> it was just very warm, and one family meeting with another. >> reporter: trump in true
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reality tv fashion ramping up suspense. >> you'll be calling up mike pence. i don't know if he'll be your governor or your vice president, who the hell knows. >> reporter: a plot twist. campaign sources saying mechanical problems grounded the billionaire's jet in indiana. newt gingrich, another v.p. hopeful flew to indiana. >> i'm not saying it's newt, but if it's newt, nobody is going to be beating him in the debates. that's for sure. right? nobody. >> reporter: also in the mix, new jersey governor, chris christie, trump's very public test drive of potential running mates, a true break with tradition. in 2008 senator john mccain surprised the world with sarah palin. >> i love the hockey moms. you know what they say the difference between a hockey mom and a pit bull? lipstick. >> reporter: after taking elaborate steps to keep his search process top secret. in the middle of all this, donald trump is now in the middle of another court case, but this time with his campaign. he's suing a former campaign adviser for $10 million alleging this man broke a nondisclosure
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agreement by leaking a false story about former campaign manager corey lewandowski having an affair with a female staffer. this person says he never leaked the story and asking the court to drop the case. abc's tom llamas, new york. >> so who will it be? >> well, so here's the thing. >> the conspiracy plan. >> pence has to notify indiana by tomorrow at noon if he is going to run for governor. so the timing of this announcement, 11:00 a.m., my money is on pence. >> would indicate that he will notify indiana in time that he's not running for governor but running for v.p. >> right. >> interesting. >> those are the thoughts here. >> you're going with pence. i think i'm going with pence too. i'm thinking it will be pence. now, as for hillary clinton, we'll get on that one. she returned with a fresh round of attacks against trump, accusing him of pulling the country apart. clinton spoke at the old state
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capitol in illinois where abraham lincoln delivered a house divided speech about the perils of slavery. she said trump was turning the party of lincoln into the party of trump. she accused trump of sending an ugly dangerous message to america. a day after flying to dallas to honor the five police officers, president obama hosted a four-hour conversation on community policing and criminal justice reform. he met at the white house with law enforcement leaders, civil rights activists and black lives matter organizers. they came up with a list of priorities, including confidence building and more police training. >> as we saw so painfully this week, that this is really a hard job. we're not there yet. we're not close to being there yet, where we want to be. >> abc is holding a landmark town hall with president obama tonight. the president and the people, a national conversation moderated by david muir. the president will take questions from all over the country. that begins tonight at 8:00 p.m. eastern. and police in fresno,
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california, have released video from an officer's body camera showing a traffic stop that turned deadly. some of you might find the images disturbing. after pulling over a truck driven by dylan noble, police say they asked him to step out and show his hands, and that's when they say she appeared to reach for something and shouted to them that he hated his life. the officers fired four shots at noble. they later found that he was not armed. the district attorney and the fbi conducting now separate investigations into that case there in southern california. mourners gathering in st. paul, minnesota, today for the funeral of philando castile. the black man shot by a police officer. his girlfriend live streamed the aftermath of the shooting. police confirmed castile had a permit to carry a gun. his girlfriend said the officer fired while he was reaching for his i.d. crews are battling a fire in los angeles. the flames burned for more than an hour in the hills near a residential community, but fire crews were finally able to stop
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it late last night. they'll be on the scene looking for hot spots trying to prevent it from reigniting. and at least two people have died in the flooding triggered by the powerful storms that swamped parts of the midwest. forecasters warn that rivers and creeks will continue to rise over the next few days. and in the greater st. louis area, crews are working around the clock to restore power to nearly 100,000 people who are still in the dark. scattered storms linger across parts of the midwest this morning. >> accuweather's cam tran has the forecast. cam, good morning. >> good morning, kendis and diane. we have a cold front pressing in from the north that could bring us strong to severe thunderstorms across the central plains today including much of kansas into missouri and also northern arkansas. ahead of the cold front, scorching heat and humid conditions. and speaking of the heat and humidity, that's going to be the big weather story across much of the eastern half of the country where we have hot and humid weather. temperatures, many spots will be in the 90s, but when you factor in the humidity, it will feel
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more like the 100s. that's why we have heat advisories in effect from myrtle beach to newark. back to you, kendis and diane. >> all right, our thanks to cam. the new british prime minister is promising to make her country work for everyone, not just the privileged few. buckingham palace released this photo of theresa may to the queen and kissing her hand. >> the 59-year-old may is britain's second female prime minister. and she faces a tough task. starting to manage britain's exit from the european union. may had been against leaving the eu, but has said that britain will stage a successful exit. >> so that is theresa may. yeah, with an h. that's how she spells her name. now the other teresa may from the uk. an adult entertainer who spells her name without the h, and that features the new prime minister's name. >> oh, well, there's been some confusion, as you can imagine.
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this teresa may sought to clear up on her twitter page. apparently she has an influx of new followers and added in her description, i am a uk glamour model, not the prime minister. >> i've gone to her twitter page and clicked on the media and encourage you not to make a mistake. they couldn't be any different. >> wasn't talking about british policy? >> no, not at all. virtual reality slamming into reality with millions of americans caught up in the summer's pokemon go craze. many are facing themselves and others in immediate physical danger. and last night's big moments and the few surprises from this year's espy awards. we'll have complete coverage ahead in "the skinny." you're watching "world news now." "world news now" weather brought to you by no!no! hair removal.
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this was the scene on the campus of florida international university earlier this week. it's not a mass walkout. demonstration or a pep rally. >> what is it? >> the students were all in search of the elusive sqirtle. >> is that a professor? >> that's a character on pokemon go, ladies and gentlemen. >> way to be proud, parents. apparently the quest to catch them all has fans wondering through virtual reality and slamming into the dangers of actual reality. >> the distraction is raising concerns about public safety. here's abc's gio bonitez. >> reporter: authorities are sounding the alarm on the summer criticize.
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pokemon go. at issue, crooks are snatching phones out of gamer's hands as they're distracted. police say the car in this video has two gunmen inside following gamers. >> they were robbed at gunpoint. >> reporter: it's not just robberies. it's injuries too. this girl was hit by a car while crossing a busy highway after playing the game. and serious car crashes. incredibly the driver wasn't badly hurt but told police he was playing pokemon go. the nypd tweeting out don't catch them all and drive. debuting just last week, pokemon go has more than 21 million daily users pulling in $2 million a day. and nintendo, part owner, saw a sudden and steep rise in its stock all to catch these little guys. someone even caught in the act on live tv. >> got a pokemon? she's looking for a pokemon right now. >> reporter: interrupting the
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forecast. and the makers of the game are saying now that every time you open the app there's a warning to be aware of your surroundings and be alert at all times. gio bonitez, abc news, new york. >> clearly it was arms day for him. when we come back, the biggest moment of last night at the espy awards. and the new record salena gomez just set without trying, she says. >> "world news
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♪ ♪ time for "the skinny" starting with the biggest night of the year for sports, or at least when no one is actually playing sports. >> well, it certainly was for lebron james and the cleveland cavaliers who extended their winning streak scooping up several awards including best male athlete, best nba player and best team. >> the night kicked off with four of the nba's biggest names calling for an end to police brutality and retaliation against officers. >> the racial profiling has to stop. the shoot to kill mentality has to stop. but also the retaliation has to stop. the endless gun violence in places like chicago, dallas, not
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to mention orlando, it has to stop. >> enough. enough is enough. >> president obama also taped an anti-gun message for the ceremony as the vice president presented the jimmy v perseverance espy to craig sager battling leukemia. the 64-year-old revealed his cancer is no longer in remission. >> perhaps one of the biggest surprises of the night came when host john cena hit the stage. >> the 15-time wwe world champion wrestler stunned everybody with his opening monologue. he roasted everyone from steph curry to roger goodell. >> here is the one place that the wwe has you beat, the one
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thing we have that you don't. vince mcmann. a billionaire pulling the strings behind the scenes who uses every trick in the book to manipulate things to his advantage any way he can. something like that, that is way too crazy for real sports. >> and there you thought his movie "the marine" was the funniest thing. he's done. also turning heads last night was ciara in her first event since getting married to russell wilson. >> stunning in a beautiful gown. she showed off her sparkly silver cross necklace as well. but wilson isn't looking too bad either in the white tuxedo. as far as the rest of fashion of the night goes -- >> yes. >> the men, they really turned some heads. >> let's start with the light skin brother, steph curry. rocking this obviously custom tailored velvet jacket with black satin lapels. >> is that velvet? >> yeah, and really showing it
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off during a lighter moment earlier in the evening. with chance the rapper who performed. >> a dance lesson? >> uh-huh. pretty cool. >> odell malcolm junior had contrasting black and white. and sergeant elizabeth banks -- >> are we referring to his hair? the black and white? >> that was the whole pattern black and white, he coordinated everything. and here's elizabeth banks, she suffered serious injuries in iraq and just compete in the invictus games and looks stunning in this satin and lace gown. >> hands down to some, the best dressed last night? sportscaster craig sager in one of his trademark brilliant blazers in a theme that carried through right down to his shoes. >> where does he get these blazers? >> look at those shoes. huh. interesting. >> we need to do a whole red carpet just with craig.
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that's it. >> that would be great. let's move onto selena gomez setting a record she said she did without trying. >> the actress and singer is now the most followed person on instagram with 89 million followers. >> a beautiful picture. one of her most liked photos is this sipping a drink through a straw. 4 million likes. >> she insists she doesn't have a social media consultant or a special method behind her backstage pics. she said it was never her goal to become instagram's most followed but she admits it's her favorite social media platform. >> beautiful picture. >> it's finally official. missy copeland is joining the nutcracker live movie project. >> she's going to play the lead ballerina in the film. the nutcracker in the four realms is based on the 1869 nutcracker story.
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>> copeland took to instagram saying i'm thrilled to be part of this amazing project with disney. >> welcome to the family. and coming up, jennifer aniston versus the tabloids. >> the new details coming in on the objectification of women and her stance. in on the objectify kags of women and her stance.
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your toughest stuck-on food. so let your dishwasher be the dishwasher. this turned out great. cascade. ♪ power anthem for the ladies. jennifer aniston made international headlines with her powerful op ed which is published in "the huffington post." >> this morning we're hearing from a former celebrity magazine insider. here's linsey davis. >> reporter: at first blush the front covers of gossip magazines lead many to think jenner the aniston is pregnant, but spoiler alert, jennifer aniston is speaking her own post writing, for the record, i am not pregnant. what i am is fed up.
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in a deeply personal op ed, the 47-year-old actress rips into tabloids for obsessing over her stomach and body shaming her saying the reality is the stalking and objectification i've experienced going on decades now reflects the warped way we calculate a woman's worth. >> is she happy? will she have a baby? >> the normally private star opens up about what she calls a painful awkwardness when her friends congratulate her over her fake pregnancy. >> now i'm mommy in this little play? >> reporter: the "friends" star said in 2013 the constant speculation is frustrating. i was in the grocery store and i was laughing. you're on the cover. >> am i pregnant? >> reporter: you are. what is it like to be the focus of so many rumors? >> i'm not a fan of it. >> reporter: all the speculation finally has her speaking up.
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>> she's speaking up and she's enlightened about how women and celebrity are mesh in the tabloid world and she wants to call it out. >> reporter: aniston says it's time to change the narrative to empower young women, not objectify them. writing, we are complete with or without a mate, with or without a child. we get to decide for ourselves what is beautiful when it comes the our bodies. linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> positive message sending to women. >> so happy she did that. we never had that conversation about george clooney who took forever to get married again. >> it doesn't happen with male stars the way it does with females? >> derek jeter. when is he going to get married. >> it was the opposite. off the market. >> exactly. good for her. >> i'm sure many men felt that way when jennifer aniston got married. >> as if we had a shot. >> maybe. a dapper gentleman like yourself. >> this is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for two decades.
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