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good monday morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm diane macedo. here are some of the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now". isis claiming responsibility for saturday night attacks in london. police say they know the identities of the three suspects who were killed by police, at least a dozen people have been arrested so far. we have full coverage ahead. president trump is shifting his focus to infrastructure here in the u.s., laying out a trillion-dollar plan to fix the country's roads, bridges, railways and waterways. he wants most of the money to come from state and local governments as well as the private sector. three separate protests in portland, oregon resulted in seizure of dozens of weapons. police used flash bang grenades and tear gas to keep protesters separated from supporters and opponents of president trump.
this just in -- the golden state warriors are good. they took game two of the nba finals against the cleveland cavaliers, final score, golden state, 132, cleveland, 113. those are some of our top stories on this monday, june 5th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning to you all. we start things off in london. british investigators say they know the identities of saturday night's three attackers. but are not yet releasing them. >> memorial is growing, near the area where seven people were killed and 48 were injured. 21 people are in critical condition this morning. london bridge and the train and subway stations near it are reopening this morning, earlier than expected. it is a sign that london is trying to get back to normal. the scenes there from the london bridge at this hour. we begin with abc's aerial rusheff. >> reporter: saturday evening shattered by brutal acts of terror.
>> we heard a crash almost. >> loud noise. >> lot of loud noises. >> reporter: white van veering into a crowd on london bridge, mowing over helpless pedestrians. >> a guy went run, run, run they have blades, knives. they're going to stab you, run. >> reporter: three knife wielding suspects taking off on food to the borough market. stabbing people at random. >> it was indescribable, the state you are in. never thought you would see something like that. >> reporter: harrowing eyewitness accounts. strangers standing up to the attackers trying to deter disaster. >> terrorists, cowards. i picked up a chair. just trying to, trying to get him to chase me. so i could get, draw him to the main road where the police could see him. obviously take him down. >> reporter: police unleashing 50 rounds, killing the three suspects all wearing fake explosive belts. authorities raiding residential areas of london looking to root out any possible accomplices. >> work is ongoing to understand
more about them, about their connections and about whether they were assisted or supported by anyone else. >> reporter: prime minister theresa may condemning the violence. >> we cannot. must not pretend that things can continue as they are. things need to change. >> reporter: the mayor of london trying to reassure residents. >> londoners will see increased police presence today and over the course of the next few days. no reason to be alarmed. >> reporter: to restore some normalcy to the city shaken but resilient. third attack in the uk since march. second in two weeks. a vigil will be held for the victims on monday. ariel rasheff, abc news, london. >> thanks. we are now learning new details about the people killed in the attacks. no americans among the dead or wounded. >> a canadian woman the first fatality identified. 30-year-old, christine archibald living in the netherlands, with her fiance, visiting london for the first time. they had decided to go for a nighttime stroll to see the
sights. the country of france, confirmed one of their own has died. another is missing. many of the injured are in critical condition. and abc news confirmed the plot may have have been in the works for months. police believe they may know what triggered the strike saturday night. abc's brian ross has the story. >> reporter: police say they know a lot about the plot and the plotters. they moved quickly into this working class east london neighborhood. making at least 12 arrests. >> work is ongoing to understand more about them, about their connections, and about whether they were assisted or supported by anyone else. >> reporter: officials tell abc news there is evidence the three terrorists, seen in this video, just before they were killed, had been waiting for several months to carry out their attack. and that the trigger may have been this message posted by isis calling on followers to use vehicles, guns and knives, to attack. many of those arrested were connected to the dead terrorist, seen in this photo, wearing a fake bomb vest. a vest intended to cause panic, and guarantee a police response
that would lead to martyrdom. >> it would appear the attackers wanted to be martyrs. and one way to guarantee matters is to wear a suicide vest or what appears to be a suicide vest so police take lethal action. >> neighbors told abc news the dead terrorist is of pakistani descent. a father with a toddler. his wife pregnant. he is known for radical views. complaining his local mosque was not devout. >> it was not a good mosque. that was not following the really -- >> not muslim enough. >> not following the religions, muslim. >> reporter: the bbc broadcast an interview with the neighbor, identity concealed. who said he was so concerned about the man he called authorities. >> i did my bit. i know a lot of people did. but the authorities didn't do their bit. >> with more than 3,000 potential terrorists on british watch lists, authorities say, they simply cannot track every suspect, or stop every attack.
>> there have been 13 or 14 plots that have been foiled in the last 12 months, and we probably have got to be prepared for more. >> british authorities are bracing for what they fear could by a wave of terror attacks. isis has called on followers to carry out as many attacks as possible. during the month of ramadan, which lasts for two more weeks. brian ross, abc news, new york. threat of terror here in the u.s. also has major city police departments on alert. >> extra security last night as fans entered the nba finals game in oakland. and the nypd stepped up patrols in times square as well. large trucks were moved into place to protect a parade that was celebrating israel. the fbi says there are home-grown terror investigations in all 50 states. and that of the 2,000 potential terrorists in the u.s., half may have had contact with the terror group like isis. meanwhile, president trump
is declaring that the bloodshed will end following the terror attack in london. the president called british prime minister to pledge unwavering support and he said last night that our resolve is stronger than ever. he also vowed to do whatever is necessary to prevent the threat from spreading to u.s. shores. the president tweeted is initial response pointing to the attack as justification for the travel ban, stalled in court. >> so in the wake of saturday's attack and of course we had the manchester bombing just last month, police are sharing their latest advice about what to do in the event of an attack. >> earlier we spoke with abc contributor, counterterrorism official, steve gomez about that. one phrase coming out a lot is run, hide, tell. some in london are saying that actually saved lives in the wake of this recent attack. but we here heard it as run, hide, fight. why the difference between how they do this in the uk and u.s.? >> there is a piece of clarification that has to be discussed.
you definitely want to run and get out of the way if you are near a terrorist attack or this situation. if you can run away, great. then you want to tell somebody. if you want hide, if you can't run, you can hide, then, that's great too. and then if you have ability to call somebody again that is great. but if you can't run. you can't hide. you need to be prepared to fight. and not be prepared to call somebody. you have to be looking for a chair, a trash can, something that they were talking about in this situation. and be prepared to now take out the, the terrorist, with whatever means necessary. but, you know you can worry about calling somebody later. you got to fight first if you can't run and hide. >> steve gomez. there are many people who did fight back. >> sure, they used everything from chairs to pint glasses to fight back. >> many, many ways. this one scene has gone viral since the attack. this man -- >> he obeyed the run part of the instructions only, watch carefully what he its holding in his hands. he still has his pint full of beer.
and many online observers noticed he wasn't spilling a drop. some are calling him the hero and perfect symbol of london. >> one commented given the price of pints in london, he was absolutely right trying to preserve as much of his beer as possible. >> sure, i think it is seven pounds right now. >> $9 here. that's a lot. >> it's such a great example of the london people and their philosophy when it comes to all this stuff. back in the day their phrase was keep calm and carry on. they very much embrace that. we have seen that in the aftermath of the attack. in this case saw it during the attack. >> which is why "the new york times" headline, about london really, really got their nickers, all upset. coming up, a fight at a wedding. later, one love manchester. we're checking out the highlights from the big benefit concert in manchester, england. but first, here's a look at
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they're removing their diplomats from the countries. that country has denied funding extremist groups. it's not clear if the move would affect the 10,000 american troops stationed there. here at home, bill cosby's sexual assault trial is set to get under way this morning in philadelphia. >> we are learning new details about the makeup of the jury. here is abc's linsey davis. >> reporter: the stakes are high as the sexual assault trial is set to begin against the man once known as america's dad. >> over 100 or so journalists will be in the courtroom, watching the proceedings. >> reporter: bill cosby charged with felony aggravated indecent assault stemming from a 13-year-old claim from a former temple university employee. constant alleges the comedian drugged and sexually assaulted her at his home in pennsylvania in 2004. cosby denied wrongdoing and says their encounter was consensual. while the 79-year-old accused by more than 50 women of drugging
and/or sexual misconduct, this is the only case where he faces criminal charges. back in 2005, the district attorney at the time decided not to criminally prosecute cosby citing insufficient credible and admissible evidence. >> the d.a. is going to have to prove that this alleged victim is credible. and we know she didn't immediately report the incident to the police. >> the prosecution petitioned to have as many as a dozen accusers testify on constant's behalf, but the judge is only allowing one other accuser to take the stand. that woman, known only as casey, once worked for cosby's agent in l.a. and says cosby drugged and sexually assaulted her in 1996. >> one of the things that the prosecution was relying heavily on is the ability to bring forth many more of the women who made similar allegations against bill cosby. >> reporter: the jury is made up of seven men and five women, eight of the jurors are under the age of 40, which is somewhat
significant because the cosby show stopped taping in 1992. so while they may have seen re-runs, they wouldn't remember cosby at the height of his career. lindsey davis, abc news, new york. well, some are calling it the greatest feat of pure rock climbing in history. others are just calling it nuts. alex hunald is the first person to scale the 3,000 foot in yosemite national park without a rope. >> oh, no. >> he refused to use safety gear for the climb. >> oh, heck no. it took him about four hours. so he did it in good time as well. in a facebook post, he said that he is stoked to realize a life dream. >> and still be alive for it. >> yeah. >> congratulations? >> i think. stay safe. >> yeah. pretty picture, though. >> it is. >> i'll give you that. meanwhile, the new england patriots tight end rob gronkowski is also stoked this
weekend after catching a wedding bouquet. husband and wife set up a football play. as she goes long, gronk steps in. picks up the bouquet. spikes it into oblivion. he added the celebration there. was kind of worried he might hurt himself and hurt the new groom. >> imagine if he sprains the ankle. catching the bouquet. >> no, don't do that. >> hope the spike was part of the plan. she wasn't planning on then throwing it to the ladies in the party. as tradition calls for. >> many bride maids are like. >> hello? this was my chance. >> i know. coming up, the massive outpouring of love from manchester. >> checking out the highlight from ariana grande's benefit concert last night. you are watching "world news now." concert last night. you are watching "world news now." ♪ ♪ e leaks. introducing always my fit. find the number that's right for your flow and panty size on the top of any always pack. the better the fit, the better it protects. always. clearasil rapid action begins working fast for clearly visible
>> we are getting impressive numbers this morning from ariana grande's massive benefit concert in manchester. >> first, had a concert venue holds 50,000 people completely packed and nearly $3 million raised for the victims of the terror attacks from two weeks ago. raw emotions on stage as well as in the stands. >> are you ready to have a good time tonight? let me hear you make some noise. ♪ clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth ♪ ♪ because i'm happy ♪ clap along if you know what happiness is to you ♪ ♪ no chance that i'm leaving here without you ♪ ♪ i know yeah ♪ i already know the feeling ♪ hold hands ♪ >> sing it!
♪ you're ever ever going to take away from us, no, this is the part of me that you're never ever going to take away from me ♪ ♪ no ♪ your sticks and your stones your bombs and blows but you aren't going to break ♪ >> one, two, three, go. ♪ she knows it's too late ♪ as we are all walking by ♪ >> no matter what is happening in the world. god is in the mix. he loves you. he is here for you. i want to take this moment to honor the people that were lost or that were -- that were taken.
we love you so much. to the families we love you so much. put both hands up to honor those people right now. everybody say, we honor you. >> we honor you. >> we love you. >> we love you. >> thank you so much for having me, guys. i love you. ♪ why oh why can't i >> just chilling during so many moments watching that concert. >> she said she made several appearances throughout the show. and ariana said she met with a victim's mother who said she
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♪ they're playing basketball ♪ we love that basketball >> curtis blow. >> we do indeed love basketball and also do the golden state warriors apparently. steph curry and draymond green worked their magic last night. blowing out the cavaliers, 132-113. >> before gearing up for game two of the nba finals, curry and green sat down with our own t.j. holmes. >> reporter: you wanted the cast, did you not? >> nice to beat them. get the ring. the mission, the challenge in front of us. got to be ready. >> reporter: specifically, happy to have the cavs? >> playing the cavs doesn't hurt. we want revenge. that then they're going to want to say, all right. now we have taken complete
control. >> reporter: okay. that was a little better than his p.c. answer. people are looking for drama. want of that. they want to know you have beef. that y'all don't like each other, that you hate each other. is any of that there? >> you know take is a lot of energy to hate someone. i am not going to spend my time hating cleveland. you know, at the end of the day you want to beat them. >> he said it takes a lot of energy to hate some one, it takes a lot to dwell on the past, too. >> reporter: you guys do to a degree. y'all were the young, cats out here in the bay area. everybody could cheer for. y'all added k.d. now people are looking at you guys, like these guys have built an evil empire to a certain degree. out here. >> just like the saying, they want to see you do good. never better than them. bring in kevin durant. a former mvp, now just more, it's times 10. but we are going to go out there and play our game. really don't matter whether you hate us or love us, we got to go out there and try to within ball games.
that's what we are here to do. >> reporter: how is this one about to be different, the rubber match, as they say. how is this series going to be different from the first two? >> we know what the formula is, experienced both sides of the coin, equation. just win, man. >> yep. we have seen this before. >> that's all they've done since entering the playoffs. they've won now 14 in a row. >> yai. >> but they were up 3-1 last year. >> it's not looking good for the cavaliers, but i'm just saying it's not hopeless. we have seen this before. >> it's also not looking good for the survival of steph's beard. we noticed that it got trimmed a little bit. >> i don't know. just keep going. >> thankfully -- >> keep going. that's the news for this half hour. >> just take off, please. the off, please.
this morning on "world news this morning on "world news now" -- the world responds to the latest terror attack. >> the eight minutes of deadly terror and the heroic action of unarmed officers and civilians to try and stop the attackers from slashing more victims. world leaders calling for an end to the bloodshed, but what can be changed? our counterterrorism expert standing by live. overnight, duly demonstrations in portland. police made multiple arrests and set off flash bangs and tear gas to keep impassioned trump supporters away from counterprotesters. russian president vladimir putin, his one-on-one interview attacking american intelligence agencies as misled. and the apparently boring lives of american journalists creating, what he calls, a sensation out of nothing. ariana grande performed to a packed house in england raising
nearly $3 million for manchester bombing victims. it's monday, june 5th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now". >> what a beautiful concert and what a beautiful message to send at such a poignant time in the uk. >> that was one of your favorite moments of the night, ariana there on stage with the young girl in tears there. >> so many beautiful moments from that show. of course it all comes as we're learning more and more on the attack in london. isis is now claiming responsibility for that attack that happened on saturday night. >> seven people were kill and dozens injured. police say three men in a van plowed into pedestrians before getting out and stabbing people. most of the injured are still in the hospital. >> no americans are among the casualties, but one canadian woman was killed. christine archibald was hit by
the vehicle on the london bridge. the 30-year-old was in london for the weekend with her fiance. >> there are signs of solidarity around the world including right here in new york. the empire state building going dark in honor of the victims, but we start now from london where abc's terry moran has the details of the attack. >> reporter: eight minutes. londoners reckoning what happened in those eight chaotic moments of terror that shattered a london night. >> run, run, run. they've got knives. they're a terrorist. >> reporter: it began at 10:08 p.m. a white van heading south on london bridge suddenly swerves off the road up on the sidewalk and accelerates, running down pedestrians. leaving them broken and bloody on the pavement. the bbc's holly jones just happened to be on the bridge. >> this is when i saw the driver of the vehicle and definitely intentional, you know. he didn't looked scared. he just looked focussed and i would almost like to say the
word demented. >> reporter: that van coming to a stop at the south end of the london bridge. >> we heard a crash. >> a loud noise. >> reporter: three men get out, armed with knives and begin slashing and stabbing people indiscriminately. >> they said this is for alah. just like that everywhere, just stabbing all over. >> reporter: elizabeth o'neal's son daniel was there and survived an attack. >> a man ran up to him and said this is for my family, this is for islam and stuck a knife straight in him. he's got seven-inch scar going fr back. >> get back now! >> get out of the way! >> reporter: police swarming the scene, ordering terrified patrons to take cover. police cornered the suspects, then a hail of gunfire. >> oh my god! >> reporter: all told, 50 shots fired by eight officers. and all three attackers dead on the ground, each wearing what
looked like suicide vests but were fakes, meant to spread terror. it was 10:16 p.m., eight minutes. the injured on the ground first responders applying pressure to stem the bleeding from the knife wounds. >> would you please leave the area for your own safety! >> reporter: terrified crowds hustled to safety, told by police to keep their hands on their head. that killer van towed away while the survivors count their blessings. we are learned that several people amid the chaos stepped forward to take on the attackers using everything from chairs to pints of beer. that transport police officer confronting all three attackers armed only with his baton, seizing the initiative, saving lives. he is in the hospital seriously injured but recovering. terry moran, abc news. >> british police arrested a dozen people so far. >> vast majority arrests made at a single address at a single working class neighborhood in east london. they range in age from 19 to 60 and seven are women.
investigators this morning believe they've made significant progress in identifying the three suspects killed saturday night. officials also say there is evidence the three terrorists had been waiting for several months for a signal to carry out their attack. >> president trump is denouncing that attack, pledging support to the uk but also taking aim at london's mayor. the president's initial reaction to the attack came in several tweets. he promoted his stalled travel ban and said the leaders need to focus on security. and stop being politically correct. he took a swipe at gun control advocates pointing the attackers used a knife and truck. last night he offered condolences saying that terror has gone on too long. >> we knew our resolve, stronger than ever before, to protect the united states and its allies from a vile enemy that has waged war on innocent life. this bloodshed will end. >> president also criticized
london's mayor sadiq khan after khan told residents there's no reason to be alarmed. the mayor has more important things to do to respond to donald trump's ill-informed tweet. they said not to be alarmed when they saw more police on the street. they accused the president of deliberately taking that out of context. >> that would be an unusual sight in england because majority of the police aren't armed. >> yeah >> british prime minister theresa may in the meantime is pushing for an internet crackdown to in her words deprive the extremists of their safe spaces online. >> let's bring in abc contributor steve gomez here. former counterterrorism official. steve, what would an international cyber crackdown even look like? >> i'm sure what she's talking about is the types of messaging and social media platforms, smart phone applications that these terrorists are using to communicate. most of these platforms and messaging services are encrypted.
the encryption is the biggest problem that law enforcement is facing right now. the former fbi director james comey talked about this before. it actually has an initiative name for it going dark. basically describing how they are not able to intercept the communications on these types of devices and platforms. that is a huge problem for law enforcement in trying to thwart the activities of terrorists. >> we're not talking the likes of facebook or whatsapp or how these people might be communicating, just to be sure? >> exactly. exactly. whatsapp, viper. there are various others. the biggest problem is these are being created outside of the u.s. and with the encryption and when you try to get a court order to obtain the messages and get past the encryption, you're getting a lot of pushback from these companies. >> i see. i see. >> people like to have their own privacy but when it falls in the wrong hands then we want more information. >> yes. >> this all took eight minutes from the first call to the conclusion, as far as counterterrorism operation goes.
impressive response? >> very impressive, especially in light of the fact that many of these officers aren't even armed. i would have to assume that they had ready access to the weaponry that were used when they deployed and approached the suspects and then neutralized them with shots fired. >> one phrase that's coming out a lot in all of this is run, hide, tell. some in london are saying that that actually saved lives in the wake of this recent attack, but we here heard it as run, hide, fight. why the difference between how they do this in the uk and the u.s.? >> i think there's just a piece of clarification that has to be discussed. you definitely want to run and get out of the way if you're near a terrorist attack or this kind of situation. if you can run away, great. then you want to tell somebody. if you can hide, if you can't run and you can hide, then that's great, too. and then if you have the ability to call somebody, again, that is great. but if you can't run and you can't hide, you need to be prepared to fight and not be prepared to call somebody.
you have to be looking for a chair, a trash can, something they were talking about in this situation and be prepared now to take out the terrorist with whatever means necessary. you know, you could worry about calling somebody later, but you have to fight first if you can't run and hide. >> yeah. in this case, many patrons did and used their pint glass to fight back. so they got the message one way or the other. >> exactly. >> abc contributor steve gomez. steve, thanks so much for joining us. always great to get your perspective. other major headlines to talk about this morning. back on the home front. duelling protests resulting in more than a dozen arrests in portland, oregon. several hundred supporters of president trump rallied in support of free speech. at the same time, hundreds of others were demonstrating for immigrant rights and other causes. there was a strong police presence as you can see on the streets and there were some clashes. reported a group of anti-fascist, clad in black. also demonstrated. police say they seized several
dozen weapons, including knives and bricks. thousands gathered in hong kong to mark 28 years breakdown in tiananmen square. a can dal light vigil last night honored those killed in 1999. taiwan renewed a call for beijing to face up to its history. the prodemocracy protest has been largely sensored in mainland china. the violinist is continuing his peaceful protest amid that country's turmoil. he took part in what was called a street concert for life yesterday in caracas. last month pictures of him crying after guards men destroyed his violin filled the internet. yesterday he used many violins he received since then yesterday. >> very cool. coming up, we'll go back to the uk. ariana grande's star-studded benefit concert for the manchester bombing victims. see the moment a 12-year-old girl brought the crowd to tears. but first see what sparked a
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amazing save in illinois, captured on camera. police in dixon notice the blue car there rolling through a red light and veering into oncoming traffic. it turns out the driver had a seizure. another driver jumped out of his car and dove through the window of the out of control vehicle to grab the wheel. >> wow. >> the driver of the blue car is recovering. >> true hero right there. >> yeah, say something about jesus taking the wheel. glad that whoever that guy is took the wheel. >> you can have it, buddy. giving jesus the day off today. president trump is not expected to block former fbi districter james comey from testifying before congress this
week. white house advisers tell abc news the president has no plans to invoke executive privilege to keep comey from discussing conversations thursday when he appears before a senate committee. the president has publicly revealed parts of the private conversations. aides say trying to silence comey would be more damaging than letting him speak. russian president vladimir putin has been grilled about potential russian hacking of america's presidential election. in megyn kelly's interview with putin last night on nbc. he stood by denial of russian hacking and downplaying personal interaction with national security adviser michael flynn. >> translator: for me, this is just amazing. you create a sensation. out of nothing. out of the sensation, you turned it into a weapon of war against the current president. well this is, you know, you're just, you people are so creative over there. good job. your lives must be boring. >> well, putin underscored his
comments saying, in the grand scheme of things, we don't care who is head of the united states. more than 1,500 people have been injured in italy after a stampede of soccer fans. you can see the wave of panic overcome thousand of juventus supporters that gathered in the main square to watch saturday's champions league final. a live noise, believed to be a fire work sent the crowd running. trampling some fans in the process. many got away with cuts and bruises. three people including a young boy were injured. game two of the nba finals sure did look a lot like game one. one part that was different, the golden state warriors had their coach, steve kerr on the bench, for the first time in six weeks. he has been out because of back pain issues. kerr had to, like what he saw, as his team came out. they outclassed the cavaliers
for the second straight game, steph curry recording his first ever post season triple-double. he poured in 32 points. dished out 11 assists and grabbed 11 rebounds. it was actually pretty good last night. golden state winning this one big, yet again. 132-113. game three in cleveland. wednesday night right here on abc. >> was rihanna there again. talking smack. >> they thought by not having rihanna there they would do better. >> uh-uh. apparently not. >> guess not. >> but we saw this last time and we know how that ended. >> that's true. it will take some defense. >> it ain't over till it's over. >> truer words never spoken. coming up in our next half hour, a rare apology from bill maher after he used a racial slur on his show. hear why many are calling on him to be fired from hbo. feeling the love in manchester. a-list concert, packed grounds and evening of emotional moments. that's next.
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miley cyrus there and her good friend ariana grande. >> one of many a listers played to an absolutely packed crowd there. and they managed to raise millions of dollars for a great cause. abc's lama hasan was there. >> reporter: in manchester, a show of resilience. >> manchester, make some noise. ♪ if you want it >> reporter: ariana grande back on stage in the city where just 13 days ago her concert ended in chaos and bloodshed. but -- ♪ father, father, father help us ♪ ♪ send some guidance from above ♪ >> reporter: her fans, many young girls flooding into the stadium, standing up to terror. >> i got hit like in my upper left thigh, not going to stop me. >> i think it is important to be together, stand together. i think we all need this concert to feel better as well. >> reporter: police presence doubled a so-called ring of steel encircling the venue keeping the sellout crowd of 50,000 safe. big name stars, including miley cyrus, cold play, katy perry in
an event broadcast live to millions around the world. >> look at the crowd. joyous, defiant. it's palpable. ♪ clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth ♪ >> pharrell williams and miley cyrus leading in a singalong of his hit, "happy." the most powerful moment came as the this manchester high school choir took the stage. this 12-year-old girl bringing the crowd to tears. ♪ you are everything you are you are ♪ ♪ my everything >> reporter: so many tears but also so many smiles for a city that is still healing from the unthinkable. also, hope and determination will definitely steal the night. lama hasan. abc news, manchester. >> what a beautiful show. we have more on that coming up as well. also a scientist now telling us a danger about keeping a
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that's what all of these have to do with. >> why, why do i get to the closeup when she says all we think about is sex. >> because you are the outlier, most people keep them a secret. >> mine is all on here. please, you want to know. who calls that a secret. >> jack, why are you hiding? you don't want to weigh in on this? [laughter] >> so, thank you for that. >> all we think about is sex. >> apparently, the more times you think about secrets alone, the more they inflict stress, depression and anxiety. >> saying a lot of people think about sex when they're alone. >> it makes them depressed. >> makes them depressed. >> thanks, science. >> thank you scientists for handling that. captain obvious. so want to introduce you to 93-year-old sylvia martin. she's from australia, and she's getting married. >> yea! congratulations, sylvia!
>> only one problem. >> oh. >> when frank asked her again, she couldn't figure out what dress to wear. she put it to the internet to decide which of the four dresses, a, b, c, d, she should wear for her big day with frank raymond, who is 88, youngin. >> i like c. >> i'm all about d. look at that. >> our production team is big on d. >> yeah, we like d. >> d is cool. like another way of having a train. right. like a train on your arm. >> yes. she is not wearing white to her wedding. >> she is 93. she can do whatever she wants. >> yes, she can. mystery has been solved in san antonio. air force veteran worried about flags stolen off his front lawn. luckily a neighbor got the crime on video. check it out. >> who is the suspect. >> check it out. >> i hope they got the apb out. [laughter] >> those are squirrels in the
this morning on "world news now" -- courage in the face of terror. swift, brave actions taken in london against knife-wielding killers. the incredible survival stories and the latest on the investigation just ahead. plus new video of president trump speaking out against the attack saying the bloodshed will end. the president's initial reaction on twitter with a critical tweet of london's mayor. we have that full story ahead. new this half hour, bill maher making a rare apology. >> the "realtime" host is no stranger to controversy. this time many say he crossed the line. hear what he said during an interview with the senator and why it is sparking calls for his firing. no matter what's happening in the world, god is in the mix. he loves you. he is here for you. >> the biebs breaking down. just one of the many emotional
moments at the one love manchester concert. ariana grande's star-studded benefit show. how much she raised and what katy perry wore that triggered an emotional moment. that's ahead in "the skinny." it's monday, june 5th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now". tell you if you have not seen that one love concert, which aired on abc, do yourself a favor. >> go back and watch it. >> because you not only loved this country but you had so much love for the people of england watching it. >> the amount of times that the whole crowd was singing. the performer could have stopped and you would have heard the whole song. it was a really special moment. >> 50,000 people there in unison in love. but of course we'll start with what was happening some 200 miles south of there in london where police have detained several people in overnight
raids linked to the terror attacks. >> subway and train stations near london bridge reopened and the bridge itself. seven people were killed in saturday's attack. either run down on the bridge or stabbed at an outdoor market. 48 were injured. 21 in critical condition. those three suspects were then killed by police. isis has now claimed responsibility. >> so here is a time line. the attacks started around 10:00 at night when a white rental van drove onto the famed london bridge there, jumped the curb and struck several people as it crossed that bridge and then, crashed. the suspects then got out, ran the short distance to borough market and stabbed several people. police then shot and killed the attackers, within eight minutes of getting that first call. >> this morning there is still a strong police presence in the area of central london. there will be a vigil near city hall tonight, at 6:00 p.m. local time. abc's eva pilgrim has more on the heroic acts that followed the attack. >> reporter: chilling stories of survival and selflessness. >> all i could see was one man at the front on the ground, with a pool of blood forming.
>> reporter: 19-year-old mark kinshoe trying to help a man that was caught in cross fire as police tried to take down the suspect. >> i took off my belt, and, myself and the other man put the belt around, sort of his head, to apply pressure and stop the bleeding. >> reporter: the man who took this video of terrorists inching closer to packed bars and restaurants, british journalist, jeff hough, moments later trying to fend off the terrorists attacking a bouncer, stabbed in the neck but recovering according to his colleagues at the sunday express. who are calling him our hero. survivors, recalling moments of bravery. >> people get under whatever they can to get low. i look over, opposite, is this guy who is throwing a table that somebody. heroic guy that saw what was happening and just bombarded the terrible cowardly people. >> reporter: among the dozen injured, marie and her boyfriend oliver, brett stabbed four times, posting this photo. and waitress candice hedge stabbed in the neck amid the chaos.
londoners rushing to help, what was that response like? >> i think, within 20 seconds you had ten people around him. >> reporter: taxi drivers turned heroes. >> soon as i saw this, i said genuinely, i said look i'm going to try and hit him. he was randomly stabbing people. >> the taxi driver. swerved toward me. and screamed out his window, run, you've got to run. they've got a knife. >> reporter: there was a somber mood over the city, the london bridge where it all started with this attack, now becoming a place of reflection for many. eva pilgrim, abc news. british police so far have arrested at least 12 people. >> all of them between ages 19 and 60. seven of the 12 are women. 11 arrested at the same address in a working class neighborhood of east london. that area is about ten miles from the site of the attacks. official say several agencies are working relentlessly on the case. they stay investigators have
made significant progress in identifying the three suspects. and sources tell abc news, the three may have been waiting several months to carry out that attack. >> it was an emotional scene near the site of attacks as the members of the muslim community laid flowers to honor victims. several carried signs, that included the hashtag -- #turntoloveforlondon. one leader of the london mosque said those who carry out terror attacks in islam are hijacking their religion. >> it has to be made clear, what they have done is against the teaching of islam. there are hate speakers who are preying on young, vulnerable minds and cherry picking it and presenting it to them that is the message of the koran. >> the vigil planned for tonight will take place near london bridge. so president trump is vowing to do whatever is necessary to combat terror in the wake of the deadly london attack. >> the president delivered his first spoken remarks on the attack last night. he pledged unwavering support for the uk and declared the
bloodshed will end. but the president's initial reaction played out on twitter. abc's david wright has more. >> reporter: for president trump the panicked scenes in london were an opportunity to settle old scores. the president's first instinct to plug his temporary travel ban on citizens of six muslim countries a policy currently blocked by the courts. we need to be smart, vigilant, and tough, trump tweeted. we need the courts to give us back our rights. we need the travel ban as an extra level of safety. only later, did trump express solidarity and support for the people of britain. then, trump took aim at london's mayor sadiq khan. >> londoners will see increased police presence today over the course of the next few days no reason to be alarmed. >> reporter: trump tweeted at least seven dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and mayor of
london says there is no reason to be alarmed. trump's tweet, suggested khan was not concerned about the carnage. >> i'm appalled and furious that these twisted and cowardly terrorists deliberately targeted innocent londoners and visitors to our city who were just enjoying their saturday night. >> asked for a response -- khan's office said he has more important things to do than to respond to donald trump's ill-informed tweet that deliberately takes out of context his remarks. trump and khan have clashed before over the travel ban. >> i think the ban is cruel and shameful and our prime minister should not be condoning it. >> reporter: khan called for trump's state visit to britain to be cancelled. soon after the controversy the white house agreed to postpone the trip. and now the white house is gearing up for what promises to be a blockbuster week on capitol hill where fired fbi director, james comey its set to testify.
abc news has learned that the white house does not plan to invoke executive privilege to try and block comey's testimony. but they do plan to offer some counterprogramming. david wright, abc news, the white house. >> thanks to david there. london, the attack is weighing heavily on two key members of the president's cabinet as they meet with australian counterparts. secretary of state rex tillerson and defense secretary james mattis in sydney to discuss a range of issues including fighting terrorism and defeating isis. mattis said they're united against an enemy that thinks it can scare us by hurting us. adding, we don't scare. this week the white house is turning its attention to the nation's crumbling roads and bridges. the president is launching a major push for his plan to modernize the country's infrastructure. he is calling for a trillion dollar investment, $200 billion from federal funds. the rest from states, local governments, and the private sector. the president will also talk about privatizing air traffic control as part of that effort. police made more than a dozen arrests during tense protests in portland, oregon. several hundred supporters of
president trump were there rally for free speech. at the same time, hundreds of others were there supporting variety of causes including anti-fashists gathered nearby wearing all black. allegedly threw objects at the police. police used tear gas to disburse that crowd and say they seized several thousands weapons including knives and bricks. all right. let's turn our focus now to one of the fascinating photos that cropped up over the weekend. picture of a canadian man going around the internet, maybe the definition for some of, oblivious. >> at first glance, just looks like a guy mowing his lawn. >> why not? >> whatever. nice day to mow the lawn. >> take a look what is behind the fence. >> oh, god. oh, god. >> look out. >> that's a perfect funnel cloud. the tornado in southern alberta there, barreling down on his home. >> lest you think that he wasn't noticing the tornado behind him.
the man actually says he was keeping an eye on it and he says it was actually farther away than it appeared. like the object in the rearview mirror, you know. fine print. >> if ever he has an excuse to not mow the lawn, think that would be it. >> honey, i can't. there is a tornado. i'm not hearing it. go out there and finish mowing the lawn. >> time-lapse video of the tornado. it didn't cause a lot of damage out there in alberta. >> the lawn looks great this morning. >> yeah, exactly. coming up, bill maher backing off and apologizing. what he said friday night on a live broadcast of the show "realtime" that even hbo says is inexcusable. and one love manchester, how katy perry turned a dress into a heartfelt tribute. first, here's a look at today's forecast. >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by -- armoral. by -- armeral.
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university basketball staffer in 2004. she is among however 60 women who have accused him of sexual misconduct. the seven-man, five-woman jury expected to hear from cosby's accuser but not from cosby himself. "realtime" host bill maher is apologizing for dropping a racial slur on the live broadcast friday night. >> hbo facing pressure to sever ties with the comedian. here's abc's ron claiborne. >> reporter: a rare apology from bill maher for using a racial slur during his interview with nebraska senator ben sasse. >> got to get to nebraska more. >> you're welcome. we'd love to have you work in the fields with us. >> work in the fields? >> that's part of the -- >> senator, i'm a house [ bleep ] it's a joke. >> sasse didn't respond on the show but hours later took to twitter, just cringing last night wasn't good enough. wish i had been quick enough to say in the moment, hold up. why would you think it's okay to
use that word? for 15 seasons on "realtime" maher has taken pride in his willingness to court controversy. many taking to twitter to express outrage and call for maher's removal from hbo. bill maher has got to go. no explanations make this acceptable. as the criticism grew, the fire brand host issuing an apology. maher writing, last night was a long night as i regret the word i used in the banter of a live moment. the word was offensive and i regret saying it and i'm very sorry. >> even though he made his whole career on being provocative, it's difficult for people to get bast the use of that word coming from a white comedian. that is an example of where he took it too far. >> reporter: ron claiborne, abc news, new york. >> this is the second time he used it on tv.
during an episode of larry king live back in 2010. he said the word while discussing newt gingrich's comments at a former president barack obama held a kenyan anti-colonial world view. >> certainly not the first time maher has been involved in controversy. have to wait and see how it plays out. when we come back, high emotions in manchester as ariana grande returns. and what "game of throne" fans need to know about the final season. "the skinny" is next. "the skinny" is next. olay regenerist hydrates skin better than creams costing over $100, $200, and even $400. fact check this ad in good housekeeping. olay. ageless.
♪ skinny so skinny ♪ ♪ s ♪ skinny so skinny time for "the skinny" now, starting with one love manchester. >> as we should. ariana grande performed her massive benefit concert to a soldout crowd. taking place four miles from the scene of last month's suicide bombing. >> her a-list roster of headliners including justin
bieber, katy perry, miley cyrus, cold play, the black-eyed peas. it went on and on. >> it was great. >> one of the most emotional moments though came when ariana grande sang with a choir, consoling a 12-year-old girl whose high school choir was taking the stage at the moment. >> you see the moment right there. the young girl, barely holding back the tears. and after singing an acoustic version of his hit songs "love yourself" and "cold water," justin bieber got emotional, while honoring those who couldn't be at last night's concert. >> katy perry paid her special tribute. the photographs of the bombing victims on her dress in the shape of a heart. >> in the climax of the evening. ariana grande there, getting emotional singing "over the rainbow." ♪
♪ somewhere over the rainbow ♪ where bluebirds fly ♪ birds fly ♪ over the rainbow ♪ why >> such a special moment at the concert. and another one happened ahead of the concert. ariana grande made a surprise visit with some of her youngest fans still recovering from her injuries from the attack at royal manchester children's hospital. >> you can imagine how that must have been for so many of the kids to be able to see her there in person. >> they were who this was all for. they raised nearly $3 million for the victims of this attack. >> fantastic. next, "wonder woman" pulled in $100 million over the weekend, first female fronted superhero block buster. claiming that title.
>> but now sparked a friendly rivalry of sorts. over the weekend. katie couric tweeted out video of wonder woman star, challenging, thor star, chris hemsworth. with her saying wonder woman would win in a head-to-head battle. >> mission accomplished. hemsworth respond, i think she'd kick thor's blank, you know. >> butt. >> you know. >> she might be up for a rumble. replying i always knew you were a smart guy. i think it is worth a fight, and i think we should collide worlds and stay tuned for that. >> sound like thor its forfeiting. >> i give, uncle. >> so is kendis after giving the movie a bad review. won't bring it up. next to "game of thrones." >> premiere of season 7 is july 16th. already getting distressing news about season 8. >> in an interview with entertainment weekly, hinting the eighth season may not air until 2019 said an hbo executive. bad news for everyone except kendis who may actually catch up now.
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this character means so much to so many. and you do feel the weight, the responsibility by portraying her. >> yet it is sweet anticipation for wonder woman fans. and for 32-year-old star, gal gaudet, who did two years of military service back in native israel said she sought to serve up a wonder woman, both tender and tough. >> i wanted her to be very warm character. vulnerable and full of hope and love. >> but you also kick a lot of -- >> ass, i know. >> i was a dancer for ten years. 12 years. i always enjoyed moving around and doing choreographies and expressing myself with my body. fighting is awesome, especially when you do it, you know, on
such a big set with horses and with, you know, all the rest of the women that were there with me or men. >> reporter: could be the fulfillment of a dream at started well before she was cast. >> there is a big lack of true real representation of women on film because usually we are the damsel in distress, the sidekick, we need to be rescued by the guy. it is not the way it is in real life. in real life, women, we bring life. little did i know that i'm going to land this role, soon after. >> for "nightline," chris connelly, abc news, los angeles. >> want to tell us one more time what you thought? >> i thought it was a little loud. sounded like a beyonce video. it looked like one. but she was amazing. >> it's a movie. what do you mean too loud? >> you know for my old ears. it was way too -- ♪ >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. born from 1945 through 1965
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making news in america this monday morning, terror in london. new details overnight about the attackers, why they may have been waiting for months to carry this out. and the message from isis that possibly triggered it all. president trump is talking about that attack for the first time. the comments overnight come after a series of controversial tweets that challenged london's mayor and mocked gun control supporters. we're live in washington with the details. unfazed. a man casually mowing his lawn, but look out, a tornado lurking in the background. what he's saying this morning about the image. >> got to mow that lawn. and a star-studded night in manchester, england, as ariana grande returns after the bombing at her concert. see the long list of performers and the emotional moments and tributes.