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she just really wants to go shopping. >> where you want to go? >> shopping. >> she has nothing to wear. >> exactly. she's already kind of ready. got her hair done at least. and she's got her boots. >> baby, we can't go shopping today. >> she's like, i'm not listening to you, dad. she's going to put her shoes on and she's ready. she goes to the door. i'm going to get my backpack, open the door. let's go! shopping! no! >> see, the thing is in no time she's not even going to need a ride. all she's going to need is his credit card and it'll be good. >> there's also a total stereotype that men are terrible at shopping. >> no, that's true. >> no, no, no. we're efficient shoppers. jamison here, he's running things. he's also found the pudding. >> and that is all you need. >> we're definitely going to need a couple of those.
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and that's when he just does the male move. he starts making a beeline for the checko. what i need. big shiny ball! it's just kryptonite. it's even better. looks like he's going for bubbles. >> those are essential to any kid. hello. >> but later on, he's also got mum's back. >> literally got her back. >> dang. >> you know what? this kid is supermarket sweep. >> yes. okay. that brings us to the end of the episode. make sure you eat extra burgers tomorrow. mom was diagnosed with alzheimer's at 58 years old. eight years into the disease was when all the light went out. for me, it was heart-wrenching. look into the eyes of somebody with alzheimer's sometime,
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you just don't see -- the person's soul is, like, gone. bea: and it takes a toll on everyone. i mean, it's -- it's a depressing disease to watch unfold before your eyes. she actually thought those of us who were caring for her and who loved her most were her worst enemies. more and more responsibilities fell on my shoulders. lisa: this disease just ravages a family. it changes your life. the magnitude of it is indescribable. my mother taught me to be in the moment. we have to live in the moment with them. and i'm going to be with that person right now, in this moment, wherever she is. art: now is the moment. if we work together, we can stop this epidemic. grace: contact brightfocus and learn more.
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this morning, in massive breaking news, this morning, in massive breaking news, we're getting our first look at a cow rescue in italy. the animal had fallen into a ravine and hurt one of its legs. rescuers flew a helicopter into the valley and lifted it into safety. >> we had that for you. we knew you were very concerned. >> i'm terrified of cows. cows kill people. >> why do you hate cows? >> i don't hate cows, but they kill people, diane, they charge people. i was chased by one as a child. all right? >> there we go. there we go. i needed to get to the heart of the matter. he's so mad at a cow rescue. and on this july 4th, a warning to parents with pod letters and pooling.
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>> according to the cdc for parents of children ages 1 to 4, most drownings happen in home swimming pools. the what you need to know to keep your kids safe. >> reporter: summer equals swimming, but it's also one of the most dangerous times for kids at risk of drowning. in last several days, eight reports of drowns, all children under 6 years old. near ft. lauderdale, this 2-year-old did not survive. >> they was playing, he must have jumped in the pool behind them. >> reporter: and in phoenix overnight, a 2 1/2-year-old girl died. most die in back yard pools. between the months of june and august. and according to a recent study, drowning is a leading cause of death for children under 14. 88% happen even with a parent present. >> they have to designate a water watcher. supervision is one of the key critical elements when it comes
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to water. especially in residential pools. someone who's over proper age who will not be distracted. >> reporter: experts warn us not to rely on foam wings because they're no substitution for a life jacket. and if there's no lifeguards around, put all the toys away so kids won't be tempted to jump in the water. consider putting a fence around the pool and require every kid to wear a life jacket, clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> i wonder what the cdc says about cows. >> let's move on from the cows. when we come back, which super hero may be flying off in the sunset. and which celebrities are so rich they can just leave money lying around? "the skinny" is next. >> you going to be all right? ?
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♪ so skinny time for "the skinny," and this is usually the time when we have our chief senior global analyst of "the bachelorette" correspondent in the house. >> big title. big title. >> but it was a repeat, so, we're giving jack the night off. >> okay. >> but, of course, we'll have him back next week. let's get to the real news. robert downey jr. may be hanging up his ireman suit sooner than later. >> the rumor swirling for a now new. the next movie would be, might be the 57-year-old's final run as the billionaire playboy philanthropist. >> his title is almost as long as jack's. >> he's played the superhero since 2008 and he wants to get out before it becomes, quote, embarrassing. >> he doesn't want to get caught up in one more cycle and end up apparently ruining it. >> but don't worry, it won't
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happen right away, and we will see robert downey jr. alongside spiderman. opening friday. >> listen, that franchise has made him the highest paid actor in hollywood. >> really? >> yeah, they keep the figures pretty close to the chest, but people say he may have made up to $500 million. when the first movie came out, nobody thought it would be that great. he has made so much money, good for him. >> he's also i think a large part of the success. he's so good at playing iron man and really good at playing tony starr. >> yes. >> i love him. i'm very upset about this. >> it's good that he walks away before it gets bad. before he does the daniel craig phoning in shake -- i don't care if you stir it -- do whatever. yeah. >> just give me the martini.
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>> stirred, whatever. speaking of stars with a lot of money, we have come across a list of notable celebrities who have money lying around waiting to be claimed. credit karma has a way to check for unclaimed money. >> justin bieber apparently is owed $19 from paypal. surprised he let that one slide. >> and mel gibson, $216 from triple a, blue cross and amco. >> tom cruise is owed $1324 from paramount pictures, charles schwab and a few others. >> and kanye, $1886 from paypal, footlocker and quote insurance money. >> maybe if he climbs that, that will make up for the 300,000 he says is owed to him. >> finally, caitlyn jenner comes out on top with 3,992 from foot locker and insurance money. >> it's not just celebrities that have this lying around. you can check your own thing. and apparently, there's over $30 billion lying around unclaimed
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by all of us. >> you want to finish this. i want to check really quick. i'm researching a story, of course. >> shall i move on while you do this? do you want me to move on? >> fine. all right. katy perry released a lyric video, not to be confused with a music video. they're apparently different. this is for "swish swish." but the star is not katy perry. she's not even in the video at all. >> it's a brazilian singer, greppen pantora is the star and does her best. i think it's an impression of katy perry. >> is that what's happening? what is happening in this video? the common answer is i have no idea. this is making the rounds, by the way, one of the favorite reactions to the video. >> i still --
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♪ >> i still don't know what's going on, and i'm supposed to be talking about it on tv. >> yeah, we're all a bit confused. it's never much, just what's left after i break a dollar. and i never thought i could get quality life insurance with my spare change. neither did i. until i saw a commercial for the colonial penn program. imagine people our age getting life insurance at such an affordable rate. it's true. if you're 50 to 85, you can get guaranteed acceptance life insurance through the colonial penn program for less than 35 cents a day, just $9.95 a month. there's no medical exam and no health questions. you know, the average cost of a funeral is over $8,300. now that's a big burden to leave your loved ones. as long as you're 50 to 85, you cannot be turned down because of your health. your premium never goes up and your benefit never goes down due to age.
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avoid a septic disaster with rid-x. ♪ r-o-c-k in th ♪ r-o-c-k in the usa ♪ r-o-c-k in the usa ♪ r-o-c-k in the usa ♪ rockin' in the usa i like it. a little trivia for us. did you know that the 13 stars were in a circle so the colonies would appear equal? >> no, i didn't. very clever. now the story of kristy gardner. she was injured far away from home supporting her country. she found support from an unlikely place. >> she says it was a chance encounter that saved her life. >> reporter: in her journey to recovery, there was a moment army veteran, kristy gardner felt she was alone. >> i was at the v.a. and i was
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sitting in the hallway crying, and here's this bigger guy, older guy, who rolls up in a wheelchair and reaches out a hand and talks to me. >> that was a life changing moment for both of us, really. this was a young soldier sitting in one of the rows of chairs, sobbing quietly, tears dripping off her chin. she was a soldier in trouble. that's it. >> reporter: gardner was coping with a traumatic injury. she had fractured her skull, punctured her spinal cord which left her without feeling in both her legs below the knee. >> i was so depressed. >> reporter: recognizing that pain, neil williams, a vietnam vet whose back was crushed in seven places reached out. >> i essentially told her that there's life after injury. >> it turns out there was all these other disabled veterans there that could still do everything. >> reporter: like neil himself who became active in adaptive skiing, he encouraged kristy to challenge herself.
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a former college athlete, she tapped back into the competitive drive, playing for the united states sled hockey team, eventually becoming one of the co-captains. >> she got out there, and it was just like a light switch was flicked on for her. >> to be a part of that unit and bring pride to myself and to our nation was extremely important to me. >> she's a soldier, a damn fine soldier, one that i would have been proud to have served with. and i will always be grateful for the opportunity i had to meet her that day. >> it's great that they did get to meet, their paths crossed in that way, and they were able to find those outlets. >> a lovely story, and thanks to espn for helping us with that, and they will be live from the warrior games this friday. espn. >> and don't miss our updates, wnnfans.com. this is abc news "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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good morni good morning. i'm nick watt. >> and i'm diane macedo. here's some of the top headlines we're following on "world news now." u.s.-backed iraqi forces are making a final push for victory over isis in mosul, as civilians trapped for more than three years by that fighting start making their way to safety. we have a full report ahead. and north korea has launched another ballistic missile. this time from the country's west coast. the intermediate range missile flew for 40 minutes and landed in the sea of japan with no reports of damage to japanese aircraft or ships. arizona is the latest state to refuse to hand over extensive voter information to the commission looking for voter fraud. the president has claimed up to 5 million people voted illegally
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but so far has offered no evidence. and new jersey beaches are reopening today after governor chris christie signed a new budget. christie is refusing to apologize for spending the day at a beach he had closed to the public. dismissing these photos as political optics. those are some of our top stories on this tuesday, the fourth of july. from abc news, this is "world news now." and we begin this half hour with the fight for mosul. now in its final stages. >> just days away from u.s.-backed iraqi forces finally declaring victory over isis, residents who have been trapped by the fighting for years are finally beginning to emerge from behind those battle lines. some are surfacing for the first time since isis seized that city three years ago. abc is there with the latest. >> reporter: the climax of the battle in mosul. isis on the brink of defeat. the city's been the center of
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the militants' power in iraq with months of brutal fighting, often street to street. suspected isis fighters now being detained. the territory is finally down to less than one square mile. iraqi soldiers proudly displaying a captured isis flag. the terror group deliberately hid among civilians sometimes to escape but to launch suicide attacks. so men and young boys are forced to strip. iraqi soldiers fearful anyone can be a bomber, as mothers and kids flee the city. families have finally been liberated. the boy shouted to us, "we're free from isis." for many, this was the first food, the first clean water they've had in months. though many are sick, in a store that's become a clinic, we saw a tiny baby girl lying on a grill. she is one of the tiniest victims of isis. you can see she's dehydrated, malnourished.
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i've been told that the parents can't -- the mother cannot breast-feed. because there's been no food, there's been no clean water. this siege is now ending, but the scars will remain. abc news, mosul, iraq. and in neighboring syria, u.s.-backed syrian forces have made advances into the most heavily fortified portions of raqqah. the forces have spent months closing in on that isis stronghold which is reportedly defended by up to 4,000 fighters, up to 100,000 civilians are also believed trapped in that city by the fighting. and at least 18 people are dead after a horrific bus crash in germany. a tour bus carrying senior citizens slammed into the back of a tractor trailer in bavaria. the bus burst into flames. only the steel frame remained. more than two dozen were hurt. the truck had slowed down for a traffic jam. the driver was not hurt, but the bus driver was among the dead. the truck was reportedly
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carrying pillows and mattresses. a man described as a far-right nationalist is charged in an assassination plot against french president emmanuel macron. authorities say the 23-year-old suspect was arrested last wednesday. he reportedly told police he wanted to kill macron on bastille day to make a political statement. reports also say he wanted to attack blacks, arabs, jews and homosexuals. investigators are trying to determine whether the suspect is part of a larger network. and president trump has made a series of phone calls to world leaders before embarking on his second foreign trip since taking office. >> after returning to washington after a weekend in new jersey, the president and first lady will celebrate independence day at the white house, hosting a picnic for military families. and he's days away from a g-20 summit meeting in germany and a high-stakes meeting with president putin. >> and meanwhile, he is complaining about how media outlets are reporting his
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agenda which is reportedly overshadowed. but the president's own tweets are the biggest distraction, and he's showing no signs of letting up. abc's serena marshall has more. >> reporter: it shifted to the latest give of him body slamming cnn. retweeted to the official potus account. the president tweeting at some point the fake news will be forced to discuss our great job numbers, strong economy and so much else. on fox & friends, trump adviser kellyanne conway say they don't cover the substance of his tweets. >> three quarters of them had to do with policy and legislation. >> reporter: but according to the independent study, of his tweets, three related to policy.
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the white house frustration, where the president wasn't folk ku6d on policy, but on the press. >> instead of talking about the fact that health care can't get through, that tax reform isn't happening and that the president is going off to the g20 summit, we're not talking about those things. we're talking about the president's tweets. >> reporter: the president calls his tweets modern day presidential, but are the issues facing him and washington being lost in the social media noise he creates. serena marshall, the white house. and south carolina police are looking for two men who fired shots inside a north charleston mall. they had apparently gotten into an argument at a clothing store. the gunfire sent shoppers and clerks running. there were no injuries. a taxicab plowed into a crowd of people. the people were also cabdrivers, they were taking a break in an area set aside for them. we've got more from abc's adrian
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bankert. >> reporter: a frightening scene near boston logan airport. a taxicab careening out of control and into a crowd at this taxi pool. >> responding to a motor vehicle accident. >> reporter: around 1:40, the taxi driver plowed into a pedestrian area, crashing into the building. >> we have accident reconstruction on scene. they'll do an investigation. >> reporter: ten people were injured and rushed to local hospitals. at least one is in serious condition. law enforcement across the country already on high alert for the holiday, on guard for any deliberate crash into crowds. state police moved quickly to rule out terrorism. >> it does not appear at this time to be any indication of an intentional act, but more of a tragic accident. >> reporter: police say the 56-year-old taxicab driver has no history of violations and is cooperating with investigators. it appears that all the people he hit were fellow taxicab drivers, adrian bankert, abc
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news, boston. and in chicago, police have tracked down a vehicle thanks to a parking ticket. investigators say the suv's motor was running when it was snatched early yesterday morning. the thieves got away with weapons and tactical gear. the suv was ticketed for a parking violation a few miles away in where it was stolen. no word if the weapons were inside. now the slogan for buffalo wild wings is wings, beer, sports. it also has plenty of big screen televisions, so this woman decided they might not notice if she took one home. the manager of a restaurant near charleston, west virginia, says the lady grabbed it from a patio. >> she got away with it. you just walk out of a restaurant with a big screen. >> she did. wings, beer, sports! >> and tvs. do you remember what it was like the first time you took sip of coca-cola? magic.
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amazing. >> this little girl's name is evie, and this may be her first sugar high. >> she throws her head all the way back. and when she finally straightens up. she goes back for more. >> but the best thing about it is that first run, one eye is open, one eye is closed. she is -- >> and then ooh, i think i'll have another sip. >> i mean, clearly too much of a caffeinated drink is not necessarily great for a child. >> no, probably not. >> i try not to pump my children full of caffeinated drinks, because they're bad enough without them, frankly. >> they don't need any help? >> no. >> no red bull going around the watt household? >> no. i think that made my day, that picture of little evie, one eye. >> i love it. >> fantastic. coming up, why the fourth of july is a great time if you're trying to save some dough on
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sh shopping. we've got some december-worthy deals you won't want to miss. and tennis star venus williams was overwhelmed with emotion. bursting into tears after being asked for the first time about being involved in a fatal car crash. >> "world news now" weather brought to you by febreze. your privacy makes you my number 1 place... ...to go number 2. i love you, but sometimes you stink. ♪ new febreze air effects with odorclear technology cleans... ...away odors like never before. because the things you love the most can stink. and try febreze small spaces to clean away odors for up... ...to 30 days.
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now, a couple that recently now, a couple that recently moved to oregon from california are feeling distinctly unwelcome. they awoke to find their home and car spray painted with graffiti. the car was also keyed, scratched by a key, resentment against californians moving into oregon goes back decades, but has been increasing in recent years as rents and home prices soar. >> that's so mean. and just weeks after announced he would seek professional help, woods has completed the program. he announced on with thor he has completed an out of state program. he said he had a problem managing medication for back pain and insomnia. it came to a head when he was arrested for driving under the influence. >>. and tennis champion venus williams won her opening match at wimbledon, but then came a
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very emotional press conference. >> she attempted to answer questions about a fatal accident back at home that police say she caused. >> abc's james longman now has the relevant of the story. >> reporter: a champion lost for words, overcome with emotion. at a press conference after her opening match at wimbledon, the usually soft-spoken venus williams asked about the june car crash that left a 78-year-old man dead. >> there are really no words to describe how devastating and, yeah. i am completely speechless and it's just -- >> reporter: the accident haunts her. >> yeah, i mean, i'm just -- >> reporter: venus attempts to compose herself. the moderator eventually steps in. >> maybe i should go. >> reporter: her appearance here at wimbledon is the first time williams has been confronted by questions since the accident became public.
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the police report claims venus was to blame in the fatal crash. that family now filing a lawsuit against the tennis star. but for now, venus seems determined to focus on wimbledon, winning that opening round match. williams did return to the press conference moments later, but she would only answer questions about tennis. james longman, abc news, london. and in other action on the court in the all england club, it was a short stay for champion stan wawrinka. a bad knee and tough opponent proved to be too much for wawrinka. he lost in the first round in four sets. and andy murray appears to be okay. the world number one and defending champ came into wimbledon recovering from a hip injury. it didn't head him back as he had straight sits to move to the second round. >> and the duchess of cambridge attended wimbledon for the first time in her new position as royal patron of the all england
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club. kate took over the role from queen elizabeth back in december. you are very good at saying wawrinka, by the way. >> i like stan wawrinka, he's any second favorite tennis player. >> who's your first? >> federer. andy murray, if he wins it again, it will be ridiculous, they will go crazy. >> will you celebrate? >> i will. >> will you celebrate on air for "world news now"? >> i might. >> can we make a little bet? >> sure. >> what are you going to do? >> $10, he's going to win. >> you've got to do something embarrassing, or i will. >> maybe james longman and i will appear shirtless, both of us. >> you heard it. the terms are laid down. i love that james longman isn't a part of the bet. i have no terms against me and longman now. >> people want to see james longman with his shirt off more than they want to see me. it's a sweetener. >> i think the people will be happy with the whole picture. >> yeah. all right, coming up --
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♪ ah, but ain't that america ♪ ah, but ain't that america ♪ for you and me ♪ ain't that america ♪ something to see, baby ♪ ain't that america ♪ home of the free double rum, that's what i'm talking about, happy fourth of july, everyone. you can celebrate by barbecuing, drinking rum, fireworks. there's also shopping by the way. >> there is, and deals that will last all week. and becky worley has the goods. >> reporter: happy birthday, america. big retail chains know that celebrating means shopping, and so some unique categories of items go on sale during this midsummer week. >> shoes are definitely big for fourth of july weekend. similar to clothing.
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they are one of the big items that's going to be discounted. we're seeing a sale from cole haan. up to 30. off their shoes. you'll see much better with pricier items. crocs has 20% off. and the shoe warehouse historically has a blowout on july 4th. also big chains discount summer items just when you need them. for example, walgreens chain has a buy one get one 50% off on sunscreen. >> we normally advise people not to buy seasonal goods during the season when it would be most useful. the fourth of july is the exceptions to that. >> reporter:s spermly on outdoor items. think tents. rei this one. dick's sport goods has a pop-up
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tent, 50% off. 65% of americans plan to attend a picnic. this grill was $100 off. was $399, now $299. and oscar meyer wieners are buy one get one free at walgreens. and this holiday is all about deals benefitting veterans, at macy's, donate $3 to a veteran's organization they're supporting and you get 25% off store and sitewide. at walgreens on july 4th only, all veterans and active duty military get 20% off the entire inventory in store only. and while most holiday weekends mean sales before the actual day, july 4th is the opposite. the sales get better after the holidays. >> they're already thinking about clearing out their summer
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inventory. >> reporter: becky worley, abc news, new york. >> good deals. you going shopping this fourth of july? >> no. but just a suggestion, probably don't do the double portion of rum and fireworks. >> very sensible. and i never thought i could get quality life insurance with my spare change. neither did i. until i saw a commercial for the colonial penn program. imagine people our age getting life insurance at such an affordable rate. it's true. if you're 50 to 85, you can get guaranteed acceptance life insurance through the colonial penn program for less than 35 cents a day, just $9.95 a month. there's no medical exam and no health questions. you know, the average cost of a funeral is over $8,300. now that's a big burden to leave your loved ones. as long as you're 50 to 85, you cannot be turned down because of your health. your premium never goes up and your benefit never goes down due to age.
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[ applause ] >> nick watt, ladies and gentlemen. question number two. what bird did ben franklin want as the national bird? >> i have no idea. >> the falcon. >> i'm going to say the turkey. >> the turkey? >> they are delicious. oh! jack sheaen with the turkey! >> that would be a weird national bird, okay. >> let's see who can name this july 4th classic. >> we're going to live on! we're going to survive. today we celebrate our independence day! >> okay, and then the next question? is who, who -- >> oh, i knew this. >> who sewed the first flag. can you know that.
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>> oh, i did know this! >> 13 stars, 13 colonies. >> i don't remember! >> i have no idea. i'm totally lost on this one. >> betsy ross. >> okay, that wasn't on the tip of my tongue. >> it wasn't in mine either. it came up in the prompter. so washington by the way wanted a six-point star, but betsy said it would be easier to do a five-point star. so he agreed to change it. so it was all just a matter of what was easier to sew on a flag. that's why we have -- >> really? >> five-point stars. >> that is quite a skirt. >> it made my skirt easier to show. what was the name of the fort that frances scott key references in "the star-spangled banner." >> i got it! i got it! >> ft. mchenry. >> you got it! >> i cheated as well. that came up in the prompter. they should give us some that we can -- oh, ♪ oh, say can you see ♪ >> this is why you got rid of
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this morning on "world news now," the president gears up for another overseas trip. and while president trump complains on twitter about the media ignoring his self-proclaimed economic achievements at home, his tweeting habits are influencing debate on the world stage. global leaders are now weighing in on that wrestling tweet. debate on the world stage. gl and breaking news that north korea has launched another missile. it's an issue that's sure to be discussed at the summit this week as the u.s. and its allies work toward a solution. and newly released video of a bizarre arrest. a naked man on a train with a pesticide sprayer, slapping the cop in the face before getting the warm jolt of a police taser. and breaking news overnight, new jersey has passed its state budget, clearing the way for beaches to be open today.
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and governor chris christie is speaking out about the so-called beach gate photos after the internet had a field day or beach day, you could say on this tuesday, fourth of july. from abc news, this is "world news now." happy fourth of july, everybody. >> happy, happy! >> happy birthday, america! >> yeah! >> is this your favorite holiday? >> i do like this holiday, and i volunteered to work, you know. because it's my patriotic duty to work and let kendis enjoy it in canada, which makes no sense. >> we'll start off this half hour with president trump working the phones ahead of his upcoming trip to europe. >> the president returned from his new jersey golf club to celebrate the fourth of july at the white house. but earlier he called several european allies discussing climate change, migration and trade before this week's g20 summit where he'll also meet with russian president vladimir putin.
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but here at home, the president is still facing backlash for tweeting an explosive video targeting the media. abc's janay norman has the latest. >> reporter: in the midst of controversy over some of his tweets being quote, beneath the office, president donald trump will soon be back on the world stage, representing the united states. making calls to the leaders of france, italy and germany's chancellor angela merkel. chancellor merkel speaking at a joint deal with a number of issues during his trip. including security, climate change and the backlash of twitter back here at home. janay norman, abc news, washington. we're following breaking news from the korean peninsula where north korea has apparently test-fired another missile. the u.s. pacific command says it tracked what it believes is an
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interrange missile that flew for 37 minutes before landing in the sea of japan. japan's chief cabinet secretary told reporters there was no reported damage to aircraft or ships. u.s. military officials say the missile posed no threat to north america. president trump fired off two successive tweets saying it's hard to believe south korea and japan will put up with this much longer. meanwhile, the fight for mosul appears to be in its final stages, with u.s.-backed iraqi forces on the brink of a major victory against isis. some militants are digging in, but thousands of civilians who have been trapped by the fighting are finally beginning to emerge from behind the battle lines. many are starving, wounded and so traumatized, they need to be carried to safety. united nations is already providing emergency aid to fleeing residents in nearby humanitarian camps. and boston police say a taxi crash at logan airport appears to be an accident. ten people were injured when a vehicle jumped the curb. near the airport taxi pool. all of the injured were cabdrivers sitting outside their
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vehicles in a waiting area. the out of control taxi, a 56-year-old man hit the gas instead of the brake. >> he's been cooperative with us. does not appear to be any indication of an intentional act, but more of a tragic accident. >> and no charges were filed against the driver who has no history of driving violations. in fact, other cabbies say the man is quiet and friendly. none of the injuries appear to be life threatening. on the west coast, a man who tried to steal a helicopter is dead. the man had run across a field at a small airport near portland, oregon and ordered a flight instructor and a student to get out of the chopper. police, however, arrived before he could take off. he then tried to run away but was shot by police. the two passengers were not injured. the man's motive is not known. but our most bizarre transportation crime happened in
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houston. a naked man, wielding a stolen pesticide sprayer, hopped on board a commuter train. when police officers approached him, he allegedly sprayed them in the face and slapped one of the officers, the cops tased and arrested him. this happened a month ago, but the video just surfaced. the officers are now being praised for their restraint. and we have some new details on friday's deadly shooting at a new york city hospital. federal investigators tell abc news a semi-automatic rifle used in the attack was, quote, lawfully transferred to the killer. new york state bans the sale of virtually all assault rifles. governor cuomo's office has not commented on the sale of that weapon. and new jersey governor chris christie and state legislature have struck a budget deal, clearing the way for state beaches to reopen today. that's after christie and his family were spotted enjoying the sunshine on a beach that he had closed to the public. the images triggered fierce criticism, but christie remained
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unapologetic. abc's gio benitez has more from a nearby beach unaffected. >> reporter: it's the ultimate summer bummer. government shutdown closing beaches up and down the jersey state store. >> all 40 state parks are closed. >> reporter: closed but not for governor chris christie who had island beach state park to himself, basking with his family on acres of empty sand. >> the governor has a residence at island beach. others don't. that's the way it goes, run for governor and you can have the residence. >> reporter: christie had told reporters his family was heading to the beach but implied he was working hard to reopen government. >> i didn't get any sun today. >> reporter: the problem is, the local newspaper hired a plane to fly over island beach and snap those photos. when confronted, the governor's spokesperson insisted he did not get any sun because he had a baseball cap on. but here on the jersey shore, they're not buying it. the front page of the star ledger with that photo and that
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headline, governor soaks up sun on beach he closed. when you see this picture -- >> i think it's awful. that just shows that he doesn't care about the people. >> reporter: you voted for governor christie twice. >> twice. >> reporter: now, what are you thinking seeing this picture? >> it shows a lot of arrogance, i'm embarrassed. >> reporter: even the lieutenant governor piling on. >> it's beyond words, insensitive to the people who can't use the park. >> reporter: christie is america's least popular governor. his approval rating just 15%. still, he was defiant. >> oh, my god, what a scandal. he actually was with his wife and children. >> you can understand, though, why a lot of people have said they can't go to that beach. they wanted to do what you were doing, and they can't. >> we, i'm sorry, they're not the governor. >> reporter: spotted off the beach, this banner, tell governor christie get the hell off island state park beach. gio benitez, abc news. south seaside park, new jersey.
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>> he's not running for re-election. if he was, i don't think he would have reacted, christie, in quite that manner, brazen, unapologetic. >> i actually think he would have. that is trademark chris christie. he doesn't think he was wrong. he's not apologizing for it. of course, he's saying that's our residence. we are allowed to go there, and we didn't ask for any government services. or life guards, trash collection, so on. so as far as he's concerned, he says they didn't do anything wrong. but of course there are a lot of people who disagree with that. and some of them have taken a pretty funny approach to it, which of course then we have to explore. so shall we -- here's governor christie on a busier beach in normandy. >> okay. >> and lunch time. let's check out what's going out for lunch time. >> the shorts are unfortunate, i've got to say. >> all right, well, let's sweeten it up then with a box of chocolates, shall we? >> that's a good one. i think that might be my
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favorite so far. >> wait for it, that might win. that's an author. and it was his book that christie was pictured reading. he writes, i think i'm the only one in america not mad at chris christie. >> and that pixilation was -- any way, that was brad thor. we did not do the pixilation. we were not saving his modesty. >> that was brad thor who blurred out the governor. but anyway, lots of people having some fun, lots of people angry, chris christie adamant that he did nothing wrong. beach gate continues. if you're an nfl running back, marshawn lynch, perhaps, life isn't always about it. >> he played in a charity soccer match in seattle. >> you might notice he went a bit casual on the sportswear. he's actually wearing flip-flops. he also apparently missed the memo that you're not supposed to touch the ball with your hands.
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>> he got a red card which lynch tossed away. >> also not really how it works. coming up, a crash landing. the frightening moment the hot air balloon filled with tourists lands in a gator-infested florida pond. and watch a plus-sized model confront the man she says body shamed her on a recent flight. her message is now resonating with so many. behind the scenes check out abc on instagram @abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." instagram abc wnn. because your carpet never stops working there's resolve carpet care. with five times more benefits than vacuuming alone... it lifts more dirt, pet hair and removes odours. while softening every fibre
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the ramsey family encroaching on their territory. the monkeys, as you can see, start chasing the family. luckily, we can laugh about it now because no one got hurt. but this has actually happened to people before with the same kind of monkey, and i am traumatized. and also near orlando's disney world, a routine sightseeing balloon ride turned chaotic when the pilot made an unexpected landing. >> abc's clayton sandell has the story. >> reporter: a hot air balloon flight coming to a scary and soggy end. >> all right, folks, we're going to get a little wet, sorry about that. >> reporter: in orlando this morning. a balloon packed with 17 people makes an emergency splashdown. the company orlando balloon ride says a routine landing went awry when the wind shifted. forcing russ lucas to make a tough choice, collide with
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nearby power lines or go down in the water. [ screaming ] as the basket sinks, passengers, including three children, one just 8 years old, scrambled ashore in alligator-infested waters. no one was hurt. the company says we are relieved they are okay, but we know this is not the fantastic experience they were looking for. the accident comes one year after a balloon hit power lines in lockhart, texas. all 16 people on board were killed. the balloon company says their pilot russ lucas has over 2,000 hours of experience piloting hot air balloons. they say that experience made all the difference. the faa is now investigating. clayton sandell, abc news, denver. and coming up in our next half hour -- the dangers toddlers are facing as millions of americans take a dip in swimming pools this holiday. first, see what happens when a woman on a plane confronts a man next to her for texting
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>> reporter: watch and listen as plus size model natalie hay confronts the man she says body shamed her on a recent flight. >> my body is none of your business. >> reporter: it all started when she boarded an american airlines flight last week, taking her seat in the middle of an exit row. >> i notice immediately that the man to my left at the window was huffing and sighing incredibly loud. >> reporter: that's when natalie pulled out her phone, capturing the man texting jokes about her weight. >> the person he talked to, hopefully she hasn't eaten any mexican food. and he said it looks like she ate a whole mexican. >> reporter: the 30-year-old posted the images of those texts to her own 100,000 social media followers three hours later on l.a.x., she worked up the courage to confront the man. recording the whole thing. >> before we took off, you were sending really horrible text messages about me to somebody. >> no, i wasn't. >> i have photos, yes, you were. i saw the whole thing.
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you have no idea who you hurt with those kinds of things. >> reporter: but his apology quickly turns accusatory. >> in fairness, you probably shouldn't be sitting in the exit row seat. when they ask you, are you willing and capable to assist people in getting off the plane in an emergency, do you honestly think you are? >> wait a minute, the drunk man is telling me i'm not capable of helping people? okay. >> reporter: natalie says while she was open about seeing the conversation, she purposely did not record the man's face in the now viral video. >> i didn't want to start any shame circle. i didn't want it to be about bashing this guy's looks, anything like that. >> don't ever treat anybody like that again. you don't know anything about me. >> you're absolutely right. >> reporter: the plus size model posting on her instagram page, this is a fat person's daily reality, and not just on a plane and hopes others with similar experiences know they are not
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alone. >> people see you as less of a person because you are more of a person. your worth being treated like a human being. >> reporter: mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. >> that's extraordinary. i love that she plucked up the conference to talk to him about this. >> and she didn't show his face. she didn't want it to get into a shame battle. she just wanted to bring attention. >> he asked her out for dinner. >> he did he offered to buy her dinner. she said no. that photographing someone's text messages could be an invasion of privacy, so that's fueling a whole other side to this debate, but she was surprisingly calm under the circumstances. >> she was calm. she was brave, maybe people learn a lesson. >> watch out what you text. coming up, one guy shows us how not to build his resume. shows us how not to build his resume.
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all right. time for "the mix". all right. time for "the mix". and we start with the category of why didn't i think of that? three words. google, mad libs, resume. i bring you aaron giles. who decided to update his resume by letting google complete the sentences. and so he says, his date of birth, i was born to love you. also noted that he is good at nothing. his poor competencies include his belief that the children are our future. >> hang on, sex, i identify as a wolf. i don't know how that happens on google. >> his experience includes being the chosen one, and he's trained in gorilla, g-o-r-i-l-l-a warfare. >> please hire me, i need money so i can purchase apps on my iphone. that's probably the most honest part of this.
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>> apparently, he didn't get the job. >> because we're hiring him here. he's starting next week. >> we would love to hire you. >> thanks very much. >> points for creativity. next we're moving on to a much more inspiring story. this kid on reddit can play a song by toto "hold the line." >> like this. ♪ love isn't always on time >> what? >> with his toes. >> that's incredible. >> with his toes. and somebody earlier was making the bad joke, toe-toe is the band. >> do you think they did it on purpose? >> no, i think it was a bad word play. >> which is why you chose to repeat it. all right. on to a driver who is also winning points for creativity. you know, when you're trying to parallel park, you get bumped by other cars in a busy city. one guy found a creative solution.
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he's taking all four parking spots. >> if i was allowed to curse on air i would. look at that, four spaces, and he's claiming it's because he spent hundreds of pounds, hundreds dollars on his car, which means like a 10-year-old fiat, right? >> yeah. big time, he's got to protect that baby. >> it's not like it's a ferrari. >> they said tell him to get insurance, one that covers vandalism. and a beetle called spike from japan i believe, that is an artist. >> oh. >> so it holds in its, his, her, i don't know, mandibles, pencils, pens, and creates modern
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missile. this comes as the world's most powerful leaders gather. is this a cry for attention or proof of progress. a damning new report paints the pope's charity children's hospital in a terrible light, charging that the hospital is more concerned with profits than caring for kids in need. and the latest in the search for a grad student feared murdered. >> with the evidence mounting against him, the suspect appeared in court. we'll have the full story ahead. and say it ain't so. is robert downey jr. talking about saying good-bye to his role as iron man? hear why he says it might be time to hang up that super suit, coming up in "the skinny," on this tuesday, july 4th. from abc news, this is "world news now." we begin this morning with breaking news. yet another provocative move by north korea. u.s. pacific command says it
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detected what it believes was a north korean launch of a land-based intermediate missile. it flew for 37 minutes for landing in the sea of japan. >> japan says there was no damage to either aircraft or ships and the u.s. military says the missile posed no danger to north america, but president trump immediately responded with two successive tweets, saying of north korea dictator kim jong-un, does this guy have anything better to do with his life? and then hard to believe that south korea and japan will put up with this much longer, perhaps china will put a heavy move on north korea and end this nonsense once and for all. >> this, of course, is part of a string of recent test fires we've seen recently and how much does this show progress on the part of north korea and how much do we have to worry in north america. >> the fear of course that they're trying to get a nuclear missile that can reach north
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america. and president trump is laying the ground work for his first g-20 summit with a series of phone calls. >> the president spoke with leaders of france, germany and italy before he returned to his new jersey golf club. the white house insists there's no specific agenda for his meeting with russian president vladimir putin at the kremlin. >> but the kremlin says putin will demand the return of two diplomatic compounds seized before president obama left office. some gop senators are facing tough questions from constituents after returning to heir home states. callers on a radio show asked north dakota senator why republicans had failed to introduce a good bill after seven years. the lawmakers will revisit the issue when they return to work next week. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell is looking to amend the bill rejected by nine republicans. and the president is considering a plan to repeal obamacare before coming up with a replacement. and an emotional health care case in london has caught the attention of president trump. 11-month-old charlie gard
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suffers from a rare genetic disease that's left him unable to breathe or move on his own. his parents want to bring him to the united states for an experimental treatment, but doctors and other experts say treatment would prolong his suffering. president trump tweeted he'd like to help. meanwhile, an ap investigation has uncovered some troubling findings inside the pope's baby jesus hospital. the facility is the cornerstone of italy's health system. the ap reports that in an attempt to turn around the money-losing hospital, children often pay the price for the increase focus on profits with overcrowding and poor hygiene, contributing to deadly outbreaks of infection. the hospital has denied the ap's findings and has even threatened legal action. meanwhile, new jersey governor chris christie has signed a new budget, ending a government shutdown that closed state beaches and ignited a firestorm. a newspaper snapped these photos of christie and his family
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relaxing on a beach that he had closed to the public. during the budget standoff, christie brushed aside criticism as he announced the beaches will reopen today. >> if they had flown over and i was sitting next to a 25-year-old blond, that's a story. i wasn't sitting next to a 25-year-old blond. i was sitting by my wife of 31 years, surrounded by my children and some of their best friends. if that's a scandal, it's a scandal i'm guilty of every day of my life. >> christie says he doesn't care about political optics. he called his family the most important thing in his life, saying the rest of this is background music. and there was quite a crowd outside a courthouse for a hearing of a man accused of kidnapping a chinese grad student. the victim still has not been found and officials believe she's dead. >> reporter: monday, brendt christensen faced a federal judge.
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the former university of illinois physics graduate student is accused of kidnapping 26-year-old visiting chinese scholar yingying zhang who vanished three weeks ago. >> he's been charged with kidnapping, and if convicted, the penalty is up to life in prison. >> reporter: outside the courthouse, hundreds demanding justice for zhang and her family. she was last seen outside a bus stop, taking a ride from a stranger, likely because she was late for an appointment. >> everybody is stunned. i've gotten many, many e-mails from students and faculty, police. >> reporter: christensen admitted to investigators he gave zhang a ride. she became panicked, he made a wrong turn and he let her out a few blocks away. on his phone, investigators founded visits to sites like abduction 101 and kidnapping. investigators say while under
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surveillance, christensen admitted taking zhang back to his apartment. officials now confirming last week, christensen attended a vigil for zhang. he's seen in this video with his arm around a woman. her body has not been found and authorities believe she is no longer alive. diane and nick? thank you very much. and now that july 4th is here, you may think all the holiday traffic problems are over. >> the waze traffic app says that's not so. traffic between 10:00 and 11:00 p.m. will be three times heavier as people leave fireworks shows. >> but traffic volume in late afternoon before the shows will be no picnic either. expect jams near bodies of water that are popular for recreation. >> however, in some parts of the country, this won't be a good day for watersports or fireworks. >> accuweather's paul williams is here with the holiday forecast. good morning, paul. >> good morning, nick, diane, mother nature may just pop into fireworks of her own. in the deep south, thunderstorms
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exploding throughout parts of the southeast, carolinas and the tennessee valley region. for the northeast, a little spotty action, but heavy downpours in the center part of the country with the thread of severe storms up toward minneapolis. and the desert southwest, triple digits. idaho, reaching into portions of montana. and fire hazards and warnings still in full effect. diane, nick. >> paul, thanks. and the private company spacex will try again tonight attempting a third attempt to launch a communication satellite into orbit. last night, that launch was aborted ten seconds before liftoff. and the same thing happened sunday night. the tesla model 3 is about for launch. the company's first mass-produced car will roll off the assembly line. for the first 30 deliveries at the end of the month. elon musk says by the end of the year, tesla will be producing 20,000 model 3s a month.
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35,000 bucks much less than tesla's other two models. and the preliminaries are over and in a few hours it's time for the main event. >> yesterday was the big weigh-in for the nathan's hot dog eating contest. defending champs joey chestnut and mickey pseudo were back to try for one more. >> but in the nation's capital, it was all about the burgers. four contestants lined up. >> the defending champ molly shower devoured the competition. the mother of four downed 21 burgers in just ten minutes. >> i don't like this. i find it unsettling. >> how many burgers do you think you could eat in 21 minutes? >> i could probably eat a lot, but i think it's unsettling. i think i would be very good at it, but i don't want to try. >> okay. sounds a little scared. i think we need to have our own little burger battle. >> my favorite joey chestnut thing -- he has won -- he wins almost every year.
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the year that he lost 2015 was the year that he broke up with his fiancee. that threw him off. >> see, heartbreak! heartbreak, you can't eat a thousand hot dogs when you have a broken heart. >> i thought you'd be eating more as like comfort. >> that's a very good point. >> all in the head. >> now we know. if we want nick to win a hot dog eating contest, we'll have your wife threaten you a little bit. >> she threatens me all the time. she can do that and i can win. >> we've got a strategy. coming up, we have a new warning about the danger in many of our own backyards. here what you need to know about pool safety. and coming up in "the skinny," katy perry released a new music video and it's generating a lot of buzz for its cast of characters. you're watching "world news now." skinny," katy perry released a new music video and it's generating a lot of buzz for its cast of characters. you're watching "world news now." ♪ you can't touch this ♪ ♪ your game is tired "world news now" weather,
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first look at a cow rescue in italy. the animal had fallen into a ravine and hurt one of its legs. rescuers flew a helicopter into the valley and lifted it into safety. >> we had that for you. we knew you were very concerned. >> i'm terrified of cows. cows kill people. >> why do you hate cows? >> i don't hate cows, but they kill people, diane, they charge people. i was chased by one as a child. all right? >> there we go. there we go. i needed to get to the heart of the matter. he's so mad at a cow rescue. and on this july 4th, a warns to parents with toddlers and pools. >> according to the cdc for parents of children ages 1 to 4, most drownings happen in home swimming pools. here's abc's clayton sandell with what you need to know to
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keep your kids safe. >> reporter: summer equals swimming, but it's also one of the most dangerous times for kids at risk of drowning. in last several days, eight reports of drowning, all children under 6 years old. near ft. lauderdale, this 2-year-old did not survive. >> they was playing, he must have jumped in the pool behind them. >> reporter: and in phoenix overnight, a 2 1/2-year-old girl died. nationwide each year, 350 children under the age of 5 drown in swimming pools, in backyard pools between the months of june and august. and according to a recent study, drowning is a leading cause of death for children under 14. 88% happen even with a parent present. >> they have to designate a water watcher. supervision is one of the key critical elements when it comes to having safer water. especially in residential pools. someone who's of proper age who will not be distracted. >> reporter: experts warn us not to rely on foam noodles or water wings because they're no
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substitution for a life jacket. and if there's no lifeguards around, put all the toys away so kids won't be tempted to jump in the water. and be prepared, learn life saving skills like cpr. consider putting a fence around the pool and require every kid to wear a life jacket, clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> i wonder what the cdc says about cows. >> let's move on from the cows. when we come back, which super hero may be flying off in the sunset. and which celebrities are so rich they can just leave money lying around? "the skinny" is next. >> you okay? >> you going to be all right? ?
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>> big title. big title. >> but it was a repeat, so, we're giving jack the night off. >> okay. >> but, of course, we'll have him back next week. let's get to the real news. robert downey jr. may be hanging up his ironman suit sooner rather than later. >> the rumor swirling for a while now. the next movie would be, might be the 57-year-old's final run as the billionaire playboy philanthropist. >> his title is almost as long as jack's. >> he's played the superhero since 2008 and he wants to get out before it becomes, quote, embarrassing. >> he doesn't want to get caught up in just the sort of just one more, just one more cycle and end up apparently ruining it. >> but don't worry, it won't happen right away, and we will see robert downey jr. alongside spiderman. opening friday. >> listen, that franchise has made him the highest paid actor in hollywood. >> really? >> yeah, they keep the figures pretty close to the chest, but people say he may have made up
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to $500 million. he gets paid up front for the movie. then he gets back end money. when the first movie came out, nobody thought it would be that great. he has made so much money, good for him. >> he's also i think a large part of the success. he's so good at playing iron man and really good at playing tony starr. >> yes. >> i love him. i'm very upset about this. >> it's great that he walks away before it gets bad. before he does the daniel craig phoning in shake -- i don't care if you stir it -- do whatever. yeah. >> just give me the martini. >> stirred, whatever. speaking of stars with a lot of money, we have come across a list of notable celebrities who have money lying around waiting to be claimed. credit karma has a way to check for unclaimed money. >> justin bieber apparently is owed $19 from paypal. surprised he let that one slide.
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>> and mel gibson, $216 from triple a, blue cross and amco. >> tom cruise is owed $1324 from paramount pictures, charles schwab and a few others. >> and kanye, $1886 from paypal, footlocker and quote insurance money. >> maybe if he climbs that, that will make up for the 300,000 he says is owed to him. >> finally, caitlyn jenner comes out on top with $3,992 from footlocker and insurance money. >> it's not just celebrities that have this lying around. you can check your own thing. and apparently, there's over $30 billion lying around unclaimed by all of us. >> you want to finish this. i want to check really quick. i'm researching a story, of course. >> shall i move on while you do
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this? do you want me to move on? >> fine. all right. katy perry released a lyric video, not to be confused with a music video. they're apparently different. this is for "swish swish." but the star is not katy perry. she's not even in the video at all. >> it's a brazilian singer, gretchen cantora is the star and does her best. i think it's an impression of katy perry. >> is that what's happening? what is happening in this video? the common answer is i have no idea. this is making the rounds, by the way, one of the favorite reactions to the video. >> i still -- ♪ >> i still don't know what's going on, and i'm supposed to be talking about it on tv. >> yeah, we're all a bit confused. talking about it on tv. >> yeah, we're all a bit confused.
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♪ r-o-c ♪ r-o-c-k in the usa ♪ r-o-c-k in the usa ♪ rockin' in the usa >> i like it. a little trivia for us. did you know that the 13 stars were in a circle so the colonies would appear equal? >> no, i didn't. very clever. now the story of kristy gardner. she was injured far away from home while serving her country. when she returned as a wounded warrior, she found support from an unlikely place. >> she says it was a chance encounter that saved her life. >> reporter: in her journey to recovery, there was a moment army veteran, kristy gardner felt she was alone. >> i was at the v.a. and i was sitting in the hallway crying, and here's this bigger guy, older guy, who rolls up in a wheelchair and reaches out a hand and talks to me. >> that was a life changing moment for both of us, really.
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this was a young soldier sitting in one of the rows of chairs, sobbing quietly, tears dripping off her chin. she was a soldier in trouble. that's it. >> reporter: gardner was coping with a traumatic injury. she had fractured her skull, punctured her spinal cord which left her without feeling in both legs go the knees. >> i was so restricted in what i was allowed to do. i was so lonely, i was so depressed. >> reporter: recognizing that pain, neal williams, a vietnam vet whose back was crushed in seven places reached out. >> i essentially told her that there's life after injury. >> it turns out there was all these other disabled veterans there that could still do everything. >> reporter: like neal himself who became active in adaptive skiing he encouraged christi to challenge herself.
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a former college athlete, she tapped back into the competitive drive, playing for the united states sled hockey team, eventually becoming one of the co-captains. >> she got out there, and it was just like a light switch was flicked on for her. >> to be a part of that unit and bring pride to myself and to our nation was extremely important to me. >> she's a soldier, a damn fine soldier, one that i would have been proud to have served with. and i will always be grateful for the opportunity i had to meet her that day. >> it's great that they did get to meet, their paths crossed in that way, and they were able to find those outlets. >> a lovely story, and thanks to espn for helping us with that, and they will be live from the warrior games this friday. espn. >> and don't miss our updates, wnnfans.com. this is abc news "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. hmm. [cell phone beeps] hey! [police whistle blows]
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morning, breaking news, north korea claims its first successful launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile. the trump administration is reacting to the increasing tension overnight as the president prepares for a major international meeting. we're live in washington. and breaking overnight a budget stalemate is broken allowing everyone to go back to new jersey's beaches. governor chris christie making no apologies for his controversial time on the sand. and get ready for some extreme conditions for your independence day. heavy storms are expected across the southern plains while some are still hitting the slopes. we have your forecast ahead. and from coast to coast, the fireworks are ready for launch. we'll look ahead to the big displays honoring the nation's 241st birthday.

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