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near travis air force base. we'll bring you the latest at 6:00. >> bye bye. tonight, breaking developments. protests and chaos at the g20. as president trump arrives, thousands descend on the summit. many fighting the global economy. police and protesters clashing in the streets. water cannons, tear gas and now mounting injuries. our team in the middle of it. also tonight, the meeting with vladimir putin is now coming with president trump now offering his toughest words yet aimed at russia. but when asked who meddled in our election, how the president responds on the world stage. the new findings tonight inside the airport disaster in chicago. the jet engine, the catastrophic failure. shrapnel flying. panic on board. we have surveillance video tonight. the veteran new york city police officer ambushed while sitting in a police vehicle. and the hot car and the dogs trapped. the urgent effort to save them,
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and the authorities with the new warnings about your children and your pets. good evening, and it's great to have you with us here on a thursday night, and we begin with president trump in germany tonight amid those violent protests in chaos in the streets. protesters in hamburg clashing with police in riot gear as the g20 summit begins. many of them fighting against globalism. we have seen it before. but this is the first time with president trump, who is now there for crucial meetings. the officers firing water cannons on the crowd. abc's senior white house correspondent, cecilia vega, witnessing it herself, and she leads us off tonight. >> reporter: police and protesters taking over the streets of hamburg tonight. [ chanting ] a sea of marchers pushing up against police lines. the faceoff leading to violent clashes just as world leaders arrived in town. and this is what president trump will see when he arrives on the streets of hamburg, police in the streets, here in armored
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cars, protestors all over. some throwing bottles at german police in riot gear. officers trying to disperse the crowds. tackling people to the ground, kicking others. finally, turning water cannons on them. the streets covered in a cloud of tear gas. so far, police say at least 59 officers injured. the marchers protesting globalization and capitalism, many of them in black masks. but also in the crowd, images of america's leader. that g20 summit under way just about two miles from the clashes. president trump meeting with germany's angela merkel, the two leaders chatting and shaking hands. a warmer encounter than their first awkward meeting in the oval office just a few months ago. >> thank you. [ chanting ] >> reporter: earlier in the day in poland, a very different scene.
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take a look at this, both sides of the street here in warsaw completely packed full of people waiting to catch a glimpse of president trump. president trump supporters showing up in droves. >> donald trump! donald trump! >> reporter: in the heart of warsaw, at the sight of poland's uprising against the nazis, the president delivering an ominous warning, presenting a clash of civilizations between the west and what he called "radical islamic terrorism." >> the fundamental question of our time is whether the west has the will to survive. do we have the confidence in our values to defend them at any cost? do we have enough respect for our citizens to protect our borders? do we have the desire and the courage to preserve our civilization in the face of those who would subvert and destroy it? [ sirens ] >> reporter: but tonight in
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hamburg, protesters delivering a message of their own to the leaders of the world's most powerful countries, you're not welcome here. >> and cecilia vega with us tonight from germany, and let's get back to the pictures. the president has likely been briefed on the scope of these protests, but where do things stand, and do they expect more tomorrow? >> reporter: police here tell us they are bracing for heavy and violent protesting throughout this summit. david, in fact, they are describing heavy rioting taking place here in hamburg. they say the protesters have been trying to get to that summit site. just a couple of miles away from where we are, and they are trying to prevent that from happening. >> in the meantime, you were there today, and the president offering perhaps his strongest words yet on russia, saying, we urge russia to cease its activities in ukraine, and its support on the regime in syria. cecilia, when he was asked about russian meddling in our election on the eve of his big meeting with putin, does he believe it was the russians? here's what he said. >> well, i think it was russia, and i think it could have been other people and other
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countries. it could have been a lot of people interfered. i have said it very simply. i think it very could well have been russia, and it could well have been other countries and i won't be specific, but i think a lot of people interfere. i think it has been happening for a long time. >> so the president said there it could be russia or others. do we know if the president will bring this up in this meeting and who will be in that room? >> reporter: we're told he is not expected to press putin at all on this issue of the meddling in the election. who we know will be in this meeting, secretary of state rex tillerson. on the russian side, foreign minister sergey lavrov, and the two leaders. the very small circle. >> cecilia vega with us from germany tonight. cecilia, thank you. in the meantime, president trump is dealing with yet another threat tonight, and this one, a far greater one. north korea of course, testing that intercontinental ballistic missile. the distance proving that north korea can likely reach the u.s. so what will the u.s. do?
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tonight, the president in his own words, warning he is considering, quote, pretty severe things in response. here's abc's chief global affairs correspondent, martha raddatz. >> reporter: while north koreans today celebrated anew their country's breakthrough missile test with fireworks and dancing, president trump in poland had a stern warning saying the world must confront the growing threat from that nuclear armed nation. >> i don't like to talk about what i have planned but i have some pretty severe things we are thinking about. that doesn't mean we are going to do them. i don't draw redlines. >> reporter: redlines or not the president made clear north korea will not go unpunished. >> they are behaving in a very, very dangerous manner and something will have to be done about it. >> reporter: but any military action taken by the u.s. hitting north korean airfields or missile facilities could prompt a catastrophic response. an attack on south korea's capital or u.s. military bases
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in the region. defense secretary james mattis today was stressing diplomacy. >> i do not believe this capability in itself brings us closer to war. we are leading with diplomatic and economic efforts. >> reporter: the administration wants help in that from china, but president trump tweeted yesterday, trade between china and north korea grew almost 40% in the first quarter. so much for china working with us. today, ask about that -- >> have you given up on president xi? >> never give up. >> saying he won't give up on china helping out. in the meantime, martha with us live from our washington bureau, and we heard secretary mattis stressing diplomacy, but the president said on the world stage, he is considering pretty severe things in his words. this is a signal the white house and the pentagon both know time is running out. >> reporter: yeah, david. kim jong-un has to be reminded if he escalates this, he could indeed face a military response,
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but you are absolutely right, david. time is running out because every day north korea is working to perfect a nuclear missile capable of hitting the u.s., david. >> all right. martha raddatz with us again tonight. martha, thank you. here in new york city tonight, a stunning piece of surveillance just released. a veteran new york city police officer, a mother of three, ambushed while she was sitting in a police vehicle. abc's eva pilgrim with the video that investigators have now recovered. >> reporter: tonight, the first images of the murder of officer miosotis familia. a surveillance camera from across the street shows alexander bonds approach the mobile command unit, fire directly at familia, then run away. >> my partner's shot! my partner's shot! >> reporter: minutes later, police swarm the scene. >> officer familia is dead because of one reason and one reason only. that's alexander bonds and his hatred for the police. >> reporter: and tonight we're learning about the moments before the shooting. police tell abc news
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bonds allegedly finished his shift at a fast food restaurant around 7:30 p.m. neighbors say he was drinking with friends. around 10:00 p.m., his girlfriend called 911 saying bonds was walking along this street acting erratically, paranoid. hours later, he killed officer familia. the execution style killing of familia comes as new nypd recruits are being sworn in. >> perhaps you and your families are questioning whether you are making the right decision today, especially after yesterday's tragedy in the bronx. i'm here to tell you you are making the right decision. >> reporter: david, bonds who was killed by police, reportedly had mental health issues and just tonight, the mayor announcing they will begin bullet proofing all command vehicles right away. david? >> and those brave new recruits just today. eva, thank you. we turn now to another tragedy unfolding in loganville, georgia tonight. a mother charged with murdering four children and her husband. police say they were stabbed to death. a fifth child injured, surviving the attack. the bodies found inside their home. all the of the children are
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under the age of 10. there is no word tonight on a motive. we turn next this evening to what unfolded on a passenger plane in chicago. the jet engine and catastrophic failure. shrapnel flying. panic on board, and there is a new report just out about how all this happened. smoke and flames pouring from the wing of an american airlines jet. nearly two dozen people hurt while scrambling to escape. abc's david kerley tonight on what the report now reveals. >> reporter: tonight, new video of that catastrophic engine failure sending shrapnel flying and flames shooting from the wing of the american airlines 767. and inside chaos -- passengers told to stay seated started rushing forward, climbing over middle seats. information just released by the ntsb shows the pilots were following procedures, struggling to activate fire extinguishers last october. so when flight attendants start evacuating on their own, watch these new pictures as some of the first passengers down the slide are blown around by the engine's thrust.
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one thrown to the ground of the o'hare runway. then as the rear slide is deployed, it is blown about by the engine's exhaust. it was nearly a minute and a half before that second engine was shut down. 20 people were hurt, but everyone survived the terrifying evacuation, which may prompt changes. >> we'll learn something about how to evacuate airplanes better. we'll learn about emergency procedures on airplanes. there is always good lessons to be learned. >> reporter: american airlines is cooperating with the ongoing investigation, and is hinting recommendations may be coming saying, any changes will make aviation safer, david. >> david kerley, thank you. now to the severe weather threat. from wisconsin to pennsylvania. the system moving east. thunderstorms in new york city expected. cars stranded by flash flooding in butler, pennsylvania overnight, and millions on alert for possible tornadoes. strong winds and hail involved as well. let's get to meteorologist rob marciano live with us along new york's west side highway tracking the storms. hey, rob. >> reporter: hi, david.
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new york on the edge of the heavy rain shield. the heavy rain has been across the potomac, and the susquehanna valley with five inches of it. flash flood watches for that area. we have severe potential north of chicago and to wisconsin. also the carolinas. it's really two systems. new york, and new england, you get rain tomorrow, and the second system brings the severe weather across the ohio river valley in the afternoon. heed the west as wildfires burn there. heat warnings for phoenix, vegas and southern california. that will continue, david, right into the weekend. >> rob marciano with us tonight. rob, thank you. there was also a rare earthquake in montana today. the magnitude 5.8 quake hitting lincoln outside the state capital of helena. 911 flooding with calls. the earthquake knocking out power. several stores reporting minor damage. items knocked right off the shelves. tremors felt as far away as spokane, washington. we turn next to united airlines facing new outrage tonight. the airline now apologizing for forcing a toddler from his seat
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and forcing a mother to hold him even though she bought a ticket for him. she claims she was told the flight was full. they gave the seat to someone else. here's abc's linsey davis. >> reporter: united airlines is under fire again tonight after shirley yamauchi says she was force her 27-month-old son seen in these photos, on her lap for a 3 1/2-hour flight. >> the tickets were scanned without any incident. >> reporter: but on the last leg of a flight from hawaii to boston, yamauchi says the airline made her give up her seat for a standby passenger. even after she told the flight attendant she paid for the seat for her son. >> she came back and told me that the flight is full and she shrugged and that was the end of it. >> reporter: the teacher says she "didn't want to cause a scene" like this one where a doctor was dragged off of a plaeb plane after refusing to give up his seat on an overbooked flight. united airlines says children
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under the able of 2 are allowed to travel on an adults lap, but her son was over the age of 2. >> it was unfair and unsafe. if there was bad turbulence, he wasn't buckled in. >> reporter: american airlines apologizing. saying they inaccurately scanned the boarding pass of her son, and as a result, her son's seat appeared to be not checked in, and we released his seat to another customer. they are providing compensation, yamauchi says she is contacting a lawyer. david. >> linsey, thank you. there is an update on the congressman who was shot at that congressional baseball practice. steve scalise. he remains hospitalized, but doctors have moved him back into intensive care over concerns about possible infection. he underwent more surgery today, and he is listed in serious condition. and the resignation in washington tonight. the director of the office of government ethics today announcing he is stepping down. walter shaw repeatedly challenging the trump administration over possible conflicts of interest, raising concerns about the president's business ties. he will leave his five-year term early. the white house says his
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successor will be nominated soon. there is still much more ahead on "world news tonight" this thursday. we have reported on hot cars before, the danger for your children. tonight, authorities say, your pets too. >> is it just the one dog? >> you can see there the officers working to free two dogs. the owner tonight facing charges and the urgent effort played out there. and also the heartbreaking new video. a bride on her way to her wedding in a helicopter and the moment the pilot begins to lose control. there was also anguish on the court today. the american tennis player and the scary knee injury. this is something. her husband rushing to her side. a lot more news here. injury. this is something. her husband rushing to her side. a lot more news here. things than better rheumatoid arthritis. before you and your rheumatologist move to another treatment, ask if xeljanz is right for you. xeljanz is a small pill for adults with moderate to severe ra for whom methotrexate did not work well. xeljanz can reduce joint pain and swelling in as little as
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outside, it's 89 degrees, but inside the car -- >> 167 on the front seat, buddy. >> reporter: a scorching 167 degrees. >> there's another one. >> reporter: they open the car and realize there are two dogs. the owner charged with animal cruelty. these officers tonight warning about the dangers of hot cars. this year alone, 18 children have died from heatstroke in a hot car. >> 98.3. textbook perfect. >> all right. >> reporter: we saw first hand how quickly a hot car can affect an adult body. in 30 minutes, i went from 98.3 degrees to 105. >> 105. >> wow. >> reporter: in a child, that can happen in less than ten minutes. but technology could save lives. from some newer cars to child car seats outfitted with censers alerting the driver to a child
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to t to the index of other news tonight, a new video this evening of a dorm explosion. surveillance footage capturing the june 28th blast at murray state university in kentucky. one university employee was injured in that blast, which investigators now believe was caused by a natural gas leak. it left that hole in the side of the residence hall. we have heartbreaking new video capturing the moment a helicopter carrying a bride crashed on the way to her wedding. the video now emerging in the investigation, showing the bride there along with her brother. a pilot and the photographer on their way to the ceremony last year. the helicopter encountered problems. possibly weather. crashing a mile from the wedding site. all four were killed, and the video was released as investigators review it in an
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attempt to determine the cause. just awful. a scary knee injury for an american tennis player at wimbledon today. 32-year-old bethanie mattek-sands collapsing on the court and then screaming this agony. her husband among the first to arrive to help the player. she was brought to the hospital for treatment. no word on her condition. and a massive merger between two television retailers tonight. qvc parent company, liberty interactive, taking control of the home shopping network in a stock deal valued at $2.6 billion. the acquisition comes as the company is known for deals offered on tv. now trying to compete with online retailers. when we come back, america strong. the surprise flower girl, and i promise you will never forget this wedding party. the ford summer sales event is in full swing. shovel. mulch. brick pavers. fence posts. concrete. we're good. and wood for my castle. we got it. and a slide, and a drawbridge.
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finally tonight here, america strong. the invitation from the bride and the grandmother who said, yes. >> pop the champagne 'cause we're engaged! >> reporter: abby arlt and dustin mershon announcing their engagement last december. and over the weekend, they got married in mankato, minnesota. guests didn't know it but they were about to be surprised again. coming down the aisle first, the flower girl, georgiana arlt, abby's 92-year-old grandmother. >> i am so happy for abby and dustin that they included me in their special day. it's the first time that they've seen a 92-year-old grandmother being a flower girl. this was my first wedding besides my own.
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>> reporter: her own, 72 years ago. she lost her love a year ago. >> well, i was so overwhelmed and emotional. i was from the farm and a small town of chaska, minnesota. >> reporter: eight children, 17 grandchildren. 16 great-grandchildren later. we asked her today, would she do it again? >> yes, yes! now i am a pro! i rocked it. i rocked it for everyone. >> she did rock it. beautiful bride. beautiful grandma. thanks for watching here on a thursday night. i'm david muir. let's finish out the week here tomorrow night. until then, good night.
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i basically had to not be funny for a long time. >> he's a comedian turned politician. this bay area audience is having trouble taking one thing he said seriously. only on abc 7 news, meet the man who invented a low-cost hearing aid specifically for women. find out why it had to be different. now, from abc 7, live breaking news. breaking news from solano county where a raging grass fire is burning a large area near travis air force base. sky 7 was over the city where you can see it appears to have begun in someone's backyard along bella vista drive. >> firefighters stopped it from burning any homes. the hot weather is making it difficult for firefighters to keep it from spreading in the other direction toward the air force base. the south gate of the base is closed. and people are being told to
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avoid the area. air force firefighters are working alongside county firefighters to control the flames. you can see it's also threatening horses and cows. we've seen some of those horses being evacuated. and let's take another live look at the fire from sky 7. you can see the line a little bit of the flames making their way there. but you can see all that black area that has already scorched, as we said, it is hot out there making it hard for firefighters. >> embers appear to have jumped that roadway. burning on both sides and close to buildings. not that far from the runway. you can see all of that. let's bring in weather anchor spencer christian to check on the conditions for this fire fight. >> the three weather conditions that make fire fight difficult are high temperature, low humidity and strong winds. let's take you down to the location of the fire. near travis air force base, 98 degrees. it is hot. relative humidity, down to 19%. so it's very dry. and wind is gusting out


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