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take a look at this video of a brazen, smash and grab. a man jumps out of a car and tries to enter that suv. he then breaks the glass of the passenger side, the suspect grabs the victim's purse and runs back to the get away car. she says the thieves were likely disappointed. her wallet and phone were on her lap and nothing of value was in the purse. well, the market opened today in record territory. the dow closed at an all-time high yesterday. 21,532. now that after fed chairman janet yellen signaled a gradual rise in interest rates. she's back on capitol hill today testifying before a senate banking committee. and amazon broke records in the third annual amazon prime day. this year's prime day was the
biggest single day ever in amazon's history. it's become the biggest sales day of the year, even bigger than black friday and cyber monday with an estimated $1 billion in sales over that 30-hour period. >> and of course there are plenty of brick and mortar stores out there. and for them, customer service is now a little more important than ever. >> and now a growing army of secret quality control consultants are helping to keep those stores on their toes. abc's linzie janis has more. >> reporter: you won't notice them, but they're out there. in stores and in restaurants. so-called mystery shoppers, hired by retailers to shop under cover and give feedback. you've been a mystery shopper for over 10 years. >> yes, i'm a pro. >> reporter: we caught up with lori chic. she's not on the job today, but when she is, she's like a secret agent on quality control. checking every detail. >> maybe the carpet in the entry, the stock, the staff.
>> reporter: she records her observations and files a report. how long does the job take? >> some of them can take ten minutes, some of them can take two hours. >> reporter: she makes up to $700 a month and gets free food and merchandise. while the pay and the perks may be tempting, the government warns there are several scams out there. so if you want to be a mystery shopper, do your homework. legitimate companies don't charge people to work for them. so never pay fees to be a mystery shopper. and beware of another scam that asks you to deposit a check and wire some of the money back in order to activate your employment. linzie janis, abc news, new york. when we come back, the hits and plenty of misses on the red carpet at this year's espys. >> we will debate the hits or misses coming up in "the skinny."
♪ skinny ♪ so skinny it's a big skinny, starting with the annual intersection of sports and entertainment and fashion last night in los angeles. >> this year's espy awards had quite a few big moments, but before the main event got under way, there was the big competition. the red carpet. so steph curry stuck with basic black, head to toe, but his wife really took it over with a '70s-inspired sequinned jumpsuit. i thought she looked great. >> she looks really different, the long hair, beautiful. >> john cena showed up in a suit with contrasting tie. his fiance, nikki bella, showed up in gym clothes as well. they look pretty good. >> what was going on back there. >> this travesty on the red
carpet. she came out of pilates and said oh, yes, the espys, we got to go, no time to change. >> he looked awesome. >> i don't like it. it's oversized and he kind of looks like a school principal. >> she does look like she came in from lululemon. but. >> you say you like the outfit? >> i like john cena's outfit. >> matt's our fashion aficionado. >> we got brianna, too. >> what are your thoughts on russell westbrook? >> i like it, he looks a little prommy though. >> prommy? >> a little. >> he should have gone with the other lady, with the whole '70s look since he has the wide lapel. >> is that velvet? >> is that velvet? >> is that velvet? >> apparently elvis lives. >> it looks like the collar's drawn on.
>> it's russell westbrook that we're talking about. but we also had russell westbrook. >> orlando scandrick. >> no. he looks like a fancy pepto-bismol. they send out on christmas, that's what he looks like, like he took someone's bad prom dress, let's redesign this. >> a little project runway prom dress. i'll give you that. >> that is the epitome of bravery. he is pretty in pink head to toe. right down to the glasses. >> he's going molly ringwald on us. how about devonta freeman with the black and gold, little gothic. >> "game of thrones" inspired. i do like the shoes. you saw a lot of that on the red carpet, like no socks on the red carpet. >> i don't hear you protesting. >> no, i like what he's wearing also.
i have to agree with brianna on it. >> you're not feeling it? >> no, not at all. >> the fashion foes agree. >> memphis grizzlies, mike conley and his wife, going on with a -- oh. what is that? >> i'll tell you what. i just ordered some drapes in that pattern right there. [ laughter ] >> i think he looks great. it's fitted very well. his hair looks great. only he could pull that off. >> all right, you got a colorful apartment going on, but glad you're not wearing a suit that looks like that. brianna, matt, i think we have just invented a new segment. fashion foes. they clearly know way more about fashion than we do, fashion foes. we have a big push for dwayne johnson to run for office. now it seems there's another rock throwing his own hat into the ring. >> he started something.
the keyword there is hat. because we're talking about kid rock. kid rock for senate has popped up. and after getting bombarded by fans, he responded on social media. >> he says the answer's an absolute yes. stay tuned, he'll have a major announcement in the future. you can order merchandise, it includes trucker hats, tee shirts and bumper stickers. >> if the campaign is real, which he says it is, he's expected to run as republican against the third-term incumbent. >> whoa, is that the first photo? >> maybe it's like the buck stops here. >> party of the people's eyebrow, this is where we should be going. >> 2020. the party of the people eyebrow. >> what the white house is cookin'.
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woo! yes, sir! you like that? you like that? you know what it's called? it's called winning, it's called being a champion. >> peyton manning, showing off his comedic chops at last night's 25th annual espys. >> the host had a lot of fun poking fun at himself and his fellow athletes. and now that he's retired, it looks like he's practicing. no more ♪ nationwide is on your side >> or it's a cold cut. let's take a look at the best moments. >> unfortunately, my brother eli can't be here. because that's what i told the folks at the door. i can be a tad obsessive when it comes to preparation but not tonight. i was watching dennis miller's 1994 monologue for the ninth time, i realized, peyton, what
are you doing? you're retired. you don't have to be in control of every single thing anymore. this shot looks a little tight, ross, can we pop out a little bit. i don't need to be worried about all the details. bob, lights go to red. i'm not calling any plays tonight. back to blue. meticulous preparation is what helped me win a couple super bowls and a few mvp awards, hold for applause. bigger applause, bigger applause. yeah. this is a party, star wipe. and i am the host of this party, star wipe. i love that the chicago cubs finally won the world series after 108 years. i mean, that's even more impressive than two years ago when the denver broncos defense won the super bowl while carrying me. and our gymnastics team was so dominant, that kevin durant told me he wants to play for them
next year. right now, my only rivals are in the insurance game. and i play for team nationwide. and i got to compete with flo from progressive, mr. discount double-check, aaron rogers and that damn aflac duck. i know people think i do too many commercials, but i want to tell the haters out there, you're not going to get to me. and there's no chance you're going to get me to sweat, not with all the electrolytes i get from gatorade fierce. it's the papa johns of sports drinks. >> he got them all in. >> bravo. >> he sounded like a nascar driver with all the sponsorships. >> i absolutely loved it. >> the kevin durant is my favorite. >> and i like the eli one. my brother's not here, because that's what i told security today.
good morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm diane macedo. here are some of the top headlines we're following on "world news now." president trump is on a trip to paris where he'll celebrate the french national holiday. he's the guest of honor of french president emmanuel macron. despite climate differences. our reporter is in paris standing by. and breaking news. investigators found human remains outside a home in pennsylvania. remains were found on a farm. the body of one of those missing men has been identified. we've got new video of the deadly beating of an american tourist in greece. bakari henderson is seen running
from a group of men outside of a bar and then seen kicked and punched in the face. all of this playing out in less than 15 seconds. and former first lady michelle obama paid special tribute to late eunice kennedy shriver at the espy awards. mrs. obama said shriver made our world more welcoming, inclusive and fair. those are just some of our top stories on this thursday, july 13th. from abc news, this is "world news now." so we're going to start in the city of lights this half hour. the president arriving in paris this morning. it is his third trip to europe since taking office. >> and the president and first lady are spending three days in paris with french president emmanuel macron and then they are spending more time despite their differences. >> this afternoon, the president will hold his first press conference since the news broke
of a link between his son and russia. we are joined from paris with the very latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning kendis and diane. after four days out of the public eye, president trump arrives here in paris. he'll attend bastille day celebration but it's the controversy over russia in the spotlight. the president setting off for paris, but joining him are growing questions about russia. his son under scrutiny for a meeting with a russian lawyer described as a russian government attorney with potentially damaging information about hillary clinton. he said i think many people would have held that meeting. that came after donald jr. gave his own explanation. >> for me, it was opposition research, maybe concrete evidence of the stories i'd been hearing about. so i wanted to hear it out. >> did you ever meet with other people from russia?
>> i probably have met with other people from russia. not in a formalized meeting. why would i? it was much more important than doing this. this was a courtesy to an acquaintance. >> reporter: the two leaders first encountered each other back in may at a summit in brussels where they shared this white-knuckled grip. >> thank you very much. >> reporter: the french president describes the handshake as a moment of truth to show that he wasn't a pushover. now president trump will meet with president macron this afternoon to discuss syria and counter terrorism issues, but the big ticket item will be the press conference where president trump is sure to face more questions over russia. diane and kendis. >> arlette, thank you.
this is a pretty quick trip for the president. less than 48 hours there. what is the plan? what do they expect to do? >> reporter: tomorrow they'll attend the annual military parade for bastille day, commemorating the anniversary of the u.s. entering world war i. you can call it a power couple date night. the french president and his wife are hosting the president and first lady at a luxury restaurant in the eiffel tower. so i'm sure they'll get great views in as well as a great meal. >> a pretty great trip. >> that's tough reservation to get. i'm shocked they were able to get in. >> and abc will carry the press conference live. it is said to begin just before 12:30 eastern time. thanks. and the president's nominee in the meantime to replace fired fbi director james comey rejected the idea that the russia probe is a witch-hunt, saying he has no reason to doubt the intelligence committee. christopher wray told senators that he would never pledge his
personal loyalty to a president and he was also asked to weigh in on the controversy involving donald trump jr. >> if you get a call from somebody suggesting that a foreign government wants to help you by disparaging your opponent, tell us all to call the fbi. >> any threat or effort to interfere with our elections from any nation state or any non-state actor is the kind of thing the fbi would want to know. >> all right, so i'll take it that we should call you, and that's a great answer. >> if the president asks you to do something unlawful or unethical, what do you say? >> first, i would tray it talk him out of that, and if that failed, i would resign. >> he previously threatened to resign during the bush administration about something he disagreed with. wray is a former high ranking justice department official. he vowed to be independent and said he would push back any interference that works with the
special counsel robert mueller. we'll get the details today of the republican plan to repeal all or at least part of the affordable care act. president trump says he will be very angry if the senate fails to pass the bill. he says it's up to majority leader mitch mcconnell to pull it off. but the bill will need nearly every republican senator's vote to pass and that appears unlikely. a little girl asleep in the back of a stolen car has finally been found. the two people who took the car are still on the loose this morning. all of this playing out last nate in kansas city, kansas. a man left his 3 year old daughter inside a car at the gas station to run into the store. a man and a woman jumped in and drove off. the car was discovered 25 miles away. the child is okay. a small plane arriving from philadelphia slid off the runway at chicago's o'hare airport. aviation officials say the chicago fire department responded to the scene. an ambulance was requested, but there were no reports of any injuries. and a small plane made an emergency landing.
near a major highway in florida. the engine failed. the instructor and student were a little shaken but otherwise okay. no word yet on what caused the engine trouble, but the faa is investigating. there are nearly four dozen large active wildfires burning in a dozen western states. seven are in california, including this one in san bernardino. the so-called hidden fire has burned 33 acres. its smoke can be seen for mails. it's in rugal country. but luckily, there are no homes nearby. one of the largest icebergs ever reported is now floating in the antarctic sea. it's raising a number of questions about climate change. linsey davis takes a look. >> reporter: a massive iceberg is free-floating. after breaking away from the ice shelf in antarctica. it is one of the largest to ever
snap-off. the crack has been expanding for years. scientists are calling an enormous event. disappearing ice is an issue on both poles as we saw off the coast of greenland in 2012. there's so much more water now compared to when i first came out here. now it's like little islands of ice. while breaks have happened before, the concern is about the size. concern is if enough large glaciers end up in the sea, the sea levels could rise. that is why scientists will be
keeping a close watch. linsey davis, abc news, new york. some beach goers became heroes during their day at the jersey shore. they joined together to help a beached dolphin along city beach. the animal was bleeding and may have been hit by a boat. it was rolled into a sling and put into a vehicle which took dolphin rescue center. if you want to see what fear looks like, take a look at this picture. check out the lower left. that girl is on the frozen ever after ride in disney world, and she ain't having it. >> dad's okay with things, mom's enjoying it. but the little girl, she's either loving it or hating it. there's no in between feelings going on here. >> that was just before they went down a slope at the end of the water ride. >> it wasn't just elsa that scared her. >> dad captioned it, it was the first time we were unaware of the camera at the slope. now they know and so does everybody else. thank you for that. >> dad of the year. kid looks frightened. coming up, president trump facing a new lawsuit over what he's been doing on twitter.
it's not about his tweets but who he's actually blocking from seeing them. why free speech group says the president is violating the first amendment. >> and an up close look at the war zones on the planet. we will meet the women and children who are being used as human shields by isis in iraq. first here's a look at today's temperatures. "world news now" weather, brought to you by lysol. best friends share everything protection. every year, kids miss 22 million school days due to illness. lysol disinfectant spray kills viruses that cause the cold & flu.
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3 times more grease-cleaning power. a drop of dawn and grease is gone. despite a declaration of victory, the battle for mosul isn't entirely over yet with militants literally fighting to the death. >> the city is now in ruins and now three years after isis swept in, shell-shocked civilians are finally starting to find their way out. abc's ian pannell is there with the latest. >> reporter: a lone flag. planted in a wasteland. a milestone in the fight against isis many thought would never come. iraqi forces retaking the city of mosul, but it comes at a heavy price. it's incredible. there are a dozen, two dozen people have just gone by, men, women, old men, children, some of them are clearly very badly injured. there's nothing here.
there's no facilities, no hospital, no care. the survivors shell-shocked and shattered. soldiers and civilians have paid a terrible price. for a war they didn't choose. 6-year-old malack and her 15-year-old sister were forced to help those who were terrorizing them. they were used as human shields. isis fighters made them run into the line of fire of the advancing iraqi army. their father was killed. both girls horrifically injured. you can see where the little girl was shot, she's obviously had surgery here, and she's got bullet wounds as well. she's also got wounds here. you can see three distinct scars there. it looks like the bullets perhaps went through her. it's an absolute miracle that malack is alive. and her name, in english, means "angel." she's a really strong little girl. you're super strong. yeah.
you are. strong. her sister lost a hand in an explosion. this is your house? isis even used their home as a hideout. for the families that have reached safety, their struggles aren't over. nearly 1 million people are displaced. he stands at his brother's bedside. he's waiting for word from his wife. they were separated as they escaped. so he's asking family members if they have news. he gets word his wife may be coming. eventually she appears, injured, but safe and alive. and just feet away, we met samia, standing watch over his baby girl.
one of the youngest victims of isis. she's malnourished, dehydrated. the mothers haven't been able to breastfeed, there's no water. after months living as prisoners in their own homes, denied the basics for survival, by extremists who claim to be men of god, many are overcome by the agony of what they've endured. malack and dalal are trying to reclaim pieces of their life they once had. do you feel angry about what's happened? sad? but these girls refuse to be held hostage ever again.
dalal wants to become a teacher, to use education as a weapon against isis. her little sister, just trying to enjoy life as only a 6-year-old can. too many children bear the wounds of war. physical and mental scars, symbols of their survival. and miraculously, despite an uncertain future, their hopes and dreams are still alive. for nightline, ian pannell, in mosul, iraq. >> our thanks to ian pannell for that report. >> we'll be right back. o ian el for that report. >> we'll be right back. born to outperform the #1... prestige eye cream for better hydration.
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♪ make me feel like ♪ i've been locked out of heaven ♪ ♪ for too long ♪ for too long >> locked out of heaven. people are locked out of, you could call at that heaven, for some, for some it's opposite. president trump's twitter. >> oh. because they're locked. it took me a while. i'm there. >> he's ruffling feathers, of course, before he won the white house over what some call his obsession with the twitters. >> now he's facing a lawsuit over his twitter behavior. tim barber of wjla has the story. >> reporter: this is all rebecca buckwalter has been able to see of president trump's twitter page since the president blocked her. >> it was surreal. >> reporter: in june, the president tweeted, if he relied on fake news he would never have
zero chance winning the white house. rebecca replied, russia won it for you. then she was blocked. >> it's something guaranteed to everybody in this country. >> reporter: six other people are listed in the lawsuit filed by the first right amendment institute. it defends free speech. >> it's not an implausible legal claim. >> reporter: paul schiff berman says the courts have not addressed a case like this one, so it is not clear how it will end. >> the question is whether the government, by setting up this particular twitter account is creating a public forum. >> reporter: the white house has admitted the president's tweets are official statements, so the lawsuit says it is a personal forum under the first amendment. >> i'd love to be unblocked. but it's establishing a constitutional principle that he's violating. >> it will be interesting to see that one play out in court. >> thanks to tim barber in d.c.
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>> my name is anna. >> my name is anthony isaac. can you ask the question again? >> reporter: a question his class almost didn't get to answer. school plays are a rite of passage. but for districts with shrinking funding. >> i'm involved in a lot of budgetary matters. a lot of times, arts is sacrificed. >> reporter: that's where disney, abc's parent company steps in. disney musicals in school program, offering free performance tools to schools in need. ♪ hakuna matata >> reporter: and for kids in new york city, a trip to broadway. they actually get to perform here at the iconic, new amsterdam theater. with parents waiting in line. it's almost showtime. come on. here's the stage. so you're just about to go on.
>> yeah. >> reporter: how you feelin'? >> a bunch of butterflies in my stomach. >> reporter: proud parents wait and watch. their little stars take the stage. ♪ [cheers and applause] the reviews? raves. >> it was amazing. it was absolutely amazing. >> reporter: when you go home now tonight, what are you going to feel? >> i'm going to dream about it all night long. >> reporter: a dream come true. ♪ >> say bravo to those kids. disney musicals it's part of a free outreach program available to a limited number of schools every year. >> thank to deborah roberts for that story. what a great one.
this morning on "world news now, getting out of town. the president on a two-day trip to europe at this hour. >> he's expected to face more questions in the u.s. election as he defends donald trump jr.'s meeting with a russian lawyer in a new interview. and breaking news in the disappearance of four young men. this near philadelphia. authorities announcing a short time ago that they have found human remains. and the person of interest arrested yet again. and we have new details in the deadly beating of an american college graduate in greece. the attack is seen in surveillance for the very first time. what investigators are saying the video shows. and a big night for the espys. we laughed. we cried. we also tried to make sense of what was bill murray doing? the super stars of sports coming
together to honor some heroes you might not have heard of, and the former first lady michelle obama presenting the top honor and looking amazing. a full report from los angeles coming up on this thursday, july 13th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." do we ever know what bill murray's doing? >> no. the crazy part is i don't know if bill murray knows what he's doing. >> maybe that's why we love him so much. we identify with you. we're both like accidents waiting to happen. >> well, we are going to try our best as we always do. and we're starting things off with president trump back in europe after defending his son over a controversial meeting with a russian lawyer. >> the scene at joint base andrews at maryland. the president and first lady departing there. they are on a two-day visit to paris to visit president
emmanuel macron and celebrate the french holiday. as he left the white house, he answered a question, one question, this one about terrorism, however, saying we're doing great against isis. >> and the president is expected to face more questions about russia and his campaign as he holds a joint news conference with macron. jonathan karl has more. >> reporter: president trump is coming to the defense of his son. he says he doesn't blame don jr. for agreeing to meet with a woman described as a russian government attorney who claimed to have dirt on hillary clinton. in an interview with reuters, the president said i think many people would have held that meeting. in an e-mail exchange with an acquaintance, don jr. was told the purpose of the meeting was to provide the trump campaign with documents and information that would incriminate hillary, the information described as high level and sensitive. and part of russia and its
government support for mr. trump. don jr.'s response, if it's what you say, i love it. don jr. went on fox news to explain. >> in retrospect, i probably would have done things a little differently. for me, it was opposition research, it had something, i wanted to hear it out. >> did you ever meet with any other person from russia that you know? >> i don't know. i've probably met with other people from russia but not in the context of a formalized meeting or anything like that. because why would i? >> reporter: when asked in march by the "new york times" whether he'd ever had campaign-related meetings with russian, donald trump jr. said none that were set up and certainly none that i was representing the campaign in any way, shape or form. and just a month after the meeting with the russian lawyer, don jr. angrily dismissed suggestions the trump campaign had anything to do with russia. >> it's disgusting. it's so phony. >> reporter: also entangled in all of this, donald trump's son-in-law jared kushner, who attended the meeting with the russian lawyer after don jr. forwarded him the e-mail chain
with the subject line russia, clinton, private and confidence. what do you say to democrats who say that jared kushner's security clearance should be revoked. >> once again, we don't discuss security clearance, but i think democrats are trying to play political games, and i think it's ridiculous. >> is there any concern over the top adviser -- >> no. >> reporter: the president himself has been out of public view for days. aides describe him as angry and frustrated. but these images emerged. the president meeting with faith leaders in the oval office, laying their hands on him in prayer. the president also talked about his meeting with vladimir putin in germany and said that the first 20 to 25 minutes of the meeting were on russian meddling in the election. this is how the president put it. i said, did you do it? he said no, absolutely not. i asked him a second time in a different way, and he said
absolutely not. there is no indication in this interview about whether or not the president accepted putin's denials. jonathan karl, abc news, the white house. in the meantime, president trump has personally intervened on behalf of a group of afghan girls who were trying to come to the united states for robotics competition. >> the six teens were denied visas and many blamed it on the president's immigration policies. a white house official said when the president heard about the girls' plight, he got homeland security to clear the way for them to visit next week. and mitch mcconnell plans to unveil his latest bill to repeal and replace the affordable care act. he is concerned his constituents are pulling in one direction and gop moderates are pushing in another direction. president trump added that he would be very angry if the senate fails to pass a bit. alanis morissette would call this ironic, in a white house
video, slamming the cbo for being inaccurate on estimates, the word "inaccurately" was misspelled. it was reposted with the correct spelling. and president trump's pick to replace fired fbi director comey pledged to be independent and never pledge loyalty to the president. >> christopher wray's capitol hill testimony focused on russia y interference and said did not believe the probe was a witch-hunt as the president has claimed. wray is a high-ranking justice official. his responses appeared to satisfy both republicans and democrats. we want to get to breaking news in the disappearance of four young men in philadelphia. investigators have found human remains of more than one person and identify one of the victims as 19-year-old dean finocchiaro. the bodies were found in a 12
and a half foot deep grave. investigators were led to the site by cadaver dogs. he disappeared with the other three men last week. officials say there is no doubt this is now a homicide case. >> we're going to see this investigation to the end. we're going to bring each and every one of these lost boys home to their families. one way or another. we will not rest until we do that. >> that late-night news conference held early this morning. in fact, the discovery comes hours after a person of interest was arrested in the case. authorities took cosmo dinardo into custody yet again yesterday. as of now he's only charged with stealing a car belonging to one of the missing men. >> newly released video shows the deadly beating of an american tourist in greece. it comes amid reports that it started over bakari's attempts to take a selfie with a waitress. we want to warn you it is disturbing.
abc's kayna whitworth has more. >> reporter:22-year-old bakari henderson seen running from an angry mob of men on the island. he's shoved into a car, violently kicked and punched in the face. his friends say he was pummeled with brass knuckles. the savage attack carried out in under 15 seconds, a man and woman rushing to stop the beating, someone rushing to do cpr, but it wasn't enough. later, authorities saying henderson wasn't able to defend himself suffering from severe head trauma. nine under arrest. seven serbian tourists. covering their heads. two workers from the bar that started the fight. henderson's friends back home in austin, texas horrified by the tragedy. his friends say they were minding their own business in
the bar when several men got in henderson's face the men's attorneys say they never intended to kill anyone. kayna whitworth, abc news, los angeles. the parents of a young boy, the center of a life and death battle returned to court today. britain's highest court is set to hear new medical evidence about the 11 month old named charlie gard. his parents want to keep him on life support to come to the united states for treatment. he suffers from a rare genetic condition and doctors at the london hospital where he is cared for say the treatment is experimental and will not help. an fda panel has ground breaking information on a treatment that helps the body use its immune system to fight leukemia. it's the first government approved gene therapy. the treatment worked better than chemo therapy. the fda's final decision on the treatment is expected in september. coming up.
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you know, i never thought i'd say this, but peyton manning's kind of killin' it. yeah, we are indoors, though, so. >> ooh, julian edelman getting a dig in on peyton manning, but also giving him props as host of the espy awards. >> he did a great job. there were fun moments during the monologue, but the show was filled with lesser-known folks.
marci gonzales was there with more. >> reporter: the celebration of the year's biggest sports performers and performances. >> it's been an amazing year full of stories i love. >> reporter: kicking off with some digs from host peyton manning. >> our gymnastics team was so dominant that kevin durant says he wants to play for them next year. >> reporter: athletes, tv stars among the presenters, along with former first lady, michelle obama. >> i am here tonight to honor a remarkable woman. >> reporter: giving the arthur ashe award posthumously to eunice kennedy shriver. the founder of the special olympics. >> master sergeant israel del toro jr. >> reporter: the night all about meaningful honors. >> i will fight for the ones who cannot fight and finish strong. >> reporter: unforgettable moments. >> 108 years of waiting is hardly a moment.
>> reporter: and of course those fierce competitors. >> patriot nation, we love you guys, thank you for voting for us. >> reporter: with top honors going to best female athlete. >> simone biles! >> reporter: best male athlete. >> russell westbrook! >> reporter: and best team. >> please don't let it be them, don't let it be them, don't let it be them. it's not them! golden state warriors! >> reporter: and those winners were voted on by fans, meaning this was seen by some as not just seeing who is the best but who has the most enthusiastic supporters. kendis and diane. >> we do want to give a shout out to the former cubs catcher, david ross, who came on stage showing some sort of moves? >> i don't know if he -- >> to bill murray? >> i don't know how this one's going to go. a little rough around the edges to say the least. but they finished strong. check it out. >> oh, he saved some champagne.
>> that's always a great way to give a grand finale. can't really dance, but i can open a bottle of champagne and everybody wins. >> yeah, i would think so. >> we're going to have much more fun from the espy awards in our next half hour as well as a sneaky way that you can make some cash. >> by shopping. but shh, you're not supposed to reveal your identity. we'll tell you how it works. but first, time to get whisked away to the lands where winter has finally arrived. the new season premieres this weekend and we have the cast predictions on who will win the game of thrones. >> who is your guess? >> king joffrey. you're watching "world news now."
all right, kendis, i've got good news and bad news. bad news is you have homework to do. good news is "game of thrones" returns. >> season four, "game of thrones." king joffrey's still there, right? abc's jesse palmer tells us what is up in season six. >> we will defeat it. >> i have to say, around a year
ago this time last year, i sat in a room with some of you, and you told me to my face that john snow was dead, he wasn't coming back. i may or may not have believed you, told all my friends. are there any big lies you just want to get out of the way right now that you can tell me i can run with? >> no, it's not a lie. he was technically dead. >> he's still got a role, his annoying sister to deal with. >> and for jaime, the last time we see him, he's now back home, all three children now dead. >> this amazing look on your face at the very, very end, where it's not a look of admiration or love for your sister. >> that's the beauty of being so blank faced and people can just read into it. i mean, that's the whole point. i'm not going to tell you what he thinks, because that would give away what happens. >> for most of you, you have been on the other side of the world with denarus. here you are all on your way.
>> we had to mess stuff up, a polite way of putting that. >> everything feels like it's coming to a bit of a crescendo, what can fans expect? >> blood. each scene is really vital. and the story that's exchanged. the season is so much about the story. >> i think the major difference of this is the pace at which it moves. it becomes a completely different tv show. >> quick show of hands. how many of you, seriously, are still surprised your character's still alive? that's everybody. one of the things i loved about the show, the fighting scenes and the battle scenes are amazing. but talk to me about the choreography that goes into some of the battle scenes that we see. because it looks incredible. >> it feels like mayhem when you're doing it. you try to do as much as can you in reality rather than just in a big green box. that makes a huge difference.
audiences respond to that. >> people watch the trailer, there's a bigger battle scene in season seven. i've heard the biggest we've seen yet. >> there are a couple. >> couple. >> not just one? i'm writing that down. >> i'm going to start with you and go this way and just really and go this way and just really quickly, blurt out who you think in the end will sit on the iron throne. we'll start with you. >> denarus. >> scary snowman. >> i'm going to say denarus. >> i don't think anyone will sit on it. i think will be destroyed. >> reporter: jesse palmer, abc news, los angeles. >> is it over? >> it is. you good? >> i'm good, i'm good. i'm still like, king joffrey's still alive. hopefully he's doing great. >> mm-hm. >> the dragons are, they're such cute babies when they're that age. >> i can't believe they didn't
spray and wash. better on over 100 stains. ♪ your thursday mix. we're going to start down under and a guy who loves his beer so much, he decided that he probably would get a little separation anxiety from it. so he had a flight in australia, decided that, you know what? i want this beer on the other side of this trip. so he had -- >> no, he didn't. >> the beer checked in his luggage, bar code and all. you see it there. on his qantas flight. and four hours later, when he landed in perth, australia, there was his beer. in perfect condition. >> don't they have beer in perth? look at it on the carousel. >> looking so lonely. >> do you think it was flat by the time he got there? >> hopefully they didn't shake it up too much as you can imagine after all that. >> we admire his tenacity.
>> yes, bravo. let's take you to lakeville, massachusetts. you see neighborhoods with speed or school zones or duck crossings. well this man came up with a different way to get people in the neighborhood to slow down. that, my friends is a cardboard cutout of a cop car. kelly put it out in front of his driveway because he says cars often go by at 50 miles an hour when they're supposed to be going 25 or 30. this seems to do the trick. kids can play, people can relax, people are going the speed lament. limit. the cops in town love it. an ambulance stopped in to take pictures with it. so then we go back down under and to the cutest photo of the day possibly. two border collies, posing for their family photo with a toy doll. >> i have never seen a dog put his arm around another dog like that.
>> yeah, and around the doll. that's holly and ace in sydney, australia. they do everything together, including taking photos. that is cute. >> so cute. over to canada now where a mother walks in on her daughter putting on makeup, two problems with that. the makeup belonged to mom. and the daughter is a toddler. >> yeah. >> here was the results of little lily's artwork. so mom catches her in the act and tries to be all stern, tell her she's not supposed to be touching mom's makeup, only mom cannot keep a straight face and continuously loses it laughing at her daughter. >> i think he looks great. >> and lily fires back, i'm mad at you! mom says why? and lily explains she's mad because mom shouted at her. lily by the way does not look very intimidated, mom, you're going to have to work on your stern face. kendis. >> it's only awkward when i get caught. caught. >> kendis, i've told you how
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this morning on "world news now." breaking news on those four missing men in pennsylvania. authorities now say they've discovered human remains. we have the latest from e ensc president trump expected to be grilled tonight when he faces the press for the first time following those revelations about his son and that meeting with a russian lawyer. russia's meddling in the elections will likely be the topic of discussion as well, as we go one-on-one with that russian lawyer that donald junior met. and new this half hour. the threat of more severe weather is on tap for the midwest. and headaches for many. >> in some places, front yards pouring into basements. we're tracking it all. and the main event, the interception of sports and
entertainment. but we want to take a look at the fashion here. who made a wrong turn on the red carpet at the espys. we'll take a look at the hits and misses on "the skinny" this july 13th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> we can say good morning to everybody on this thursday, but we do want to start with the breaking news overnight. the case of four missing men outside of philadelphia, now considered a homicide investigation. >> authorities announced after midnight that they've found human remains of more than one person. those remains were in a deep grave on the farm where the fbi has been searching. so far they've identify one of the young men who has been missing since last week. 19 year old dean finocchiaro. and officials believe they've already identified a suspect. cosmo dinardo, the son of the owners of that property. >> i feel that we bought ourself a little bit of time in charging mr. dinardo with the stolen
car case today and getting that $5 million bail. it is my hope that he does not post that. but that's his prerogative, of course, if he can post it. but we are going to look seriously at homicide charges and in fact we have pursued that option. >> and the district attorney wouldn't say if he believed more than one person was involved. >> and the grave was discovered by cadaver dogs, and they were amazed they could find bodies buried 12 and a half feet underground. and president trump faces scrutiny. this over a meeting with a lawyer described as a russia government employee. he says he didn't blame his son for holding the many, claiming many would do the same and called the russian probe a witch hunt. the controversy is following the president as he lands in paris
this morning for a bastille day celebration with french president emmanuel macron. >> more on the russian lawyer who met with the president's son. she has represented russian government officials and argued against government sanctions for years, but a spokesman for president putin says the kremlin has never even heard of her. terry moran caught up with her in moscow. >> reporter: she's at the center of a global media firestorm. but natalia veselnitskyala says she's not even interested in politics. still in moscow, she is known as a powerhouse, politically-connected lawyer, and she's no stranger to washington. there she is in the front row of a 2016 congressional hearing on russian sanction, just five days after she got that meeting with campaign officials, including donald trump jr. he was told she was a russian
government attorney bringing damaging information about hillary clinton. so we asked her about it. is that true or false? listen, i've never had compromising information on hillary clinton. she and trump jr. agree on one thing. that meeting was a bust. he wanted to hear from me that which i did not tell him, she says. he got disappointed from not hearing it. she insisted she was not a kremlin emissary. were you carrying any message, any information from anyone in the russian government to the trump campaign? >> no, no. >> reporter: you seriously think if the russian federation could do something like that they would do it through me, she said? come on, it's just funny. a lot of people are pointing of that striking image of her in the congressional hearing and wondering just how apolitical she is. she says she was there advocating publicly her position
on u.s. sanctions and that's not something she would do if she were a spy. terry moran, abc news, moscow. >> and we have an update on steve scalise, he has been transferred out of intensive care but is still in serious condition. scalise spent the past week in icu for an infection. he's had several surgeries since the shooting. the fox river is at an all-time high in burlington, wisconsin. this after seven inches of rain fell in a short period of time. the river is expected to peak today at noon. back yards and roads were flooded in chicago after rain in the chicago area that one resident said just wouldn't stop. even six flags, great america had to close as a result of the rainfall there. hot and dry conditions are fueling many wildfires in the west coast.
arizona has nine, large, active fires. more than any other state. the newest fire in the state has grown quickly to more than 2,000 acres. there are about four dozen fires in 12 western states. united airlines has a new plan to deal with overbooked flights. according to bloomberg, they will offer passengers rewards if they give up their seats days in advance. the news comes three months after dr david dao was dragged from a flight in chicago. harvard may soon ban sororities and fraternities. that's a recommendation from the faculty committee that targets the all-male social clubs at least one dates back to the 18th century. they have been blamed for problems with sexual assault and alcohol abuse. the ban, if approved would start next year with new undergraduates. and verizon is claiming a data breach.
but no information was lost or stolen. this contradicts earlier reports that millions of users' accounts were compromised. one of its vendors put information in a cloud storage area and mistakenly allowed outside access. scientists now say they have the best scene from the jupiter's red spot. and the pictures come in monday's fly by of the juno spot. it's more than 2,000 miles wider than earth. researchers believe the red spot has existed for at least 350 years. >> it's burning for a little while out there. >> just a bit. and when a young man agreed to house sit for his aunt it included taking care of her pet. >> but he may not have realized how pampered pepper the pomeranian is. for snacks, no carbs, a dog bone every day. >> and it also says, don't yell
at pepper. she also arranged for face time so they could talk. the aunt also warned, don't you hate her? because you ain't her? >> don't yell at pepper. what if pepper's being a jerk. >> don't hit or talk sharply to pepper. >> wow. >> got to let pepper know who the boss is. >> yeah, exactly. >> i don't know about this pepper situation. sounds very familiar to my list. don't look at frank, don't talk unless spoken to. >> so nobody speaks to frank. by the way, pepper is on a low-sodium diet. so there's no salt with pepper. >> took you a while to get there. i was trying. like don't blow it, brother! coming up, undercover in the retail world. >> details behind mystery shoppers. people who get paid to shop and
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take a look at this video of a brazen, smash and grab. a man jumps out of a car and tries to enter that suv. he then breaks the glass of the passenger side, the suspect grabs the victim's purse and runs back to the get away car. she says the thieves were likely disappointed. her wallet and phone were on her lap and nothing of value was in the purse. the market opens today in record territory. the dow closed at an all-time high yesterday. 21,532. now that after fed chairman janet yellen signaled a gradual rise in interest rates. she's back on capitol hill today testifying before a senate banking committee. and amazon broke records in the third annual amazon prime day. it's become the biggest sales
day of the year, even bigger than black friday and cyber monday with an estimated $1 billion in sales over that 30-hour period. >> and of course there are plenty of brick and mortar stores out there. and for them, customer service is a little more important than ever. >> and now a growing army of secret quality control consultants are helping to keep those stores on their toes. abc's linzie janis has more. >> reporter: you won't notice them, but they're out there. in stores and in restaurants. so-called mystery shoppers, haired by retailers to shop under cover and give feedback. you've been a mystery shopper for over 12 years. >> yes. >> reporter: she's in the on the job today, but when she is, she's like a secret agent on a quality control mission. >> maybe the carpet in the entry, the stock, the staff.
>> reporter: she records her observations and files a report. how long does the job take? >> some of them can take ten minutes, some of them can take two hours. >> reporter: she makes up to $700 a month and gets free food and merchandise. the government warns there are several scams out there. so if you want to be a mystery shopper, do your homework. legitimate companies don't charge people to work for them. so never pay fees to be a mystery shopper. and beware of another scam that requires you to deposit a check and wire some of the money back in order to activate your employment. linzie janis, abc news, new york. >> when we come back, the hits and plenty of misses on the red carpet at this year's espys. that is coming up next in "the skinny." misses n "the skinny."
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♪ skinny ♪ so skinny it's a big skinny, starting with the annual intersection of sports and entertainment and fashion last night in los angeles. >> this year's espy awards had quite a few big moments, but before the main event got under way, there was another big competition. the one on the red carpet. so steph curry stuck with basic black, head to toe, but his wife really took it over with a '70s-inspired sequinned jumpsuit. i thought she looked great. >> she looks really different, the long hair, beautiful. >> john cena showed up in a suit with contrasting tie. his fiancee, nikki bella, showed up in gym clothes. >> what was going on back there. >> this travesty on the red carpet.
she came out of pilates and said oh, yes, the espys, we got to go, no time to change. >> he looked awesome. >> i don't like it. it's oversized and he kind of looks like a school principal. >> she does look like she came in from lululemon. but. >> you say you like the outfit? >> i like john cena's outfit. >> matt's our fashion aficionado. >> we have brianna's thoughts too. >> what are your thoughts on russell westbrook? >> i like it, he looks a little prommy though. >> he should have gone with the other ladies, the '70s, with the wide lapel. >> that's true. >> is that velvet? >> is that velvet? >> is that velvet? >> is that velvet? >> apparently elvis lives. it looks like his collar's drawn on.
>> it's russell westbrook that we're talking about. but we also had russell wilson as well? >> orlando scandrick. >> no. he looks like a fancy pepto-bismol. they send out on christmas, that's what he looks like, like he took someone's bad prom dress, let's redesign this. >> a little project runway prom dress. >> that is the epitome of bravery. he is pretty in pink head to toe. right down to the glasses. >> he's going molly ringwald on us. >> and the little black and gold. very gothic? >> "game of thrones" inspired. i do like the shoes. you saw a lot of that on the red carpet, like no socks on the red carpet. >> i don't hear you protesting. >> no, i like what he's wearing also.
i have to agree with brianna on it. >> the fashion foes agree. >> memphis grizzlies, mike conley and his wife, going on with a -- oh. what is that? >> i'll tell you what. i just ordered some drapes in that pattern right there. [ laughter ] >> i think he looks great. it's fitted very well. his hair looks great. only he could pull that off. >> i'm questioning matt's taste in drapes. >> all right, you got a colorful apartment going on, but glad you're not wearing a suit that looks like that. brianna, matt, i think we just invented a new segment. they clearly know way more about fashion than we do, fashion foes. we have a big push for dwayne johnson to run for office.
now another rock is throwing his hat into the ring. >> he started something. the keyword there is hat. because we're talking about kid rock. kidrockforsenate.com popped up. and the real candidate responded on social media. >> he'll have a major announcement in the future. you can order merchandise, it includes trucker hats, tee shirts and bumper stickers. >> kid rock a proud michigan native. if the campaign is real, which he says it is, he's expected to run as republican against the third-term incumbent. >> whoa, is that the first photo? >> maybe it's like the buck stops here. >> 2020. the party of the people eyebrow. >> what the white house is cookin'. >> like what the chef is cookin'?
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woo! yes, sir! you like that? you like that? you know what it's called? it's called winning, it's called being a champion. >> peyton manning, showing off his comedic chops at last night's 25th annual espys. >> the host had a lot of fun poking fun at himself and his fellow athletes. he has time in retirement so no more ♪ nationwide is on your side >> or it's a cold cut. let's take a look at the best moments. >> unfortunately, my brother eli can't be here. i was watching dennis miller's 1994 monologue for the ninth time, i realized, peyton, what
are you doing? you're retired. you don't have to be in control of every single thing anymore. this shot looks a little tight, ross, can we pop out a little bit. i don't need to be worried about all the details. bob, lights go to red. i'm not calling any plays tonight. back to blue. meticulous preparation is what helped me win a couple super bowls and a few mvp awards, hold for applause. hold for bigger applause. bigger applause. this is a party, star wipe. and i am the host of this party, star wipe. i love that the chicago cubs finally won the world series after 108 years. i mean, that's even more impressive than two years ago when the denver broncos defense won the super bowl while carrying me. and our gymnastics team was so dominant, that kevin durant told me he wants to play for them next year.
right now, my only rivals are in the insurance game. and i play for team nationwide. and i got to compete with flo from progressive, mr. discount double-check, aaron rogers and that damn aflac duck. i know people think i do too many commercials, but i want to tell the haters out there, you're not going to get to me. and there's no chance you're going to get me to sweat, not with all the electrolyte i get from gatorade fierce. it's the papa johns of sports drinks. >> he got them all in. >> bravo. >> he sounded like a nascar driver with all the sponsorships. >> i loved it. >> the kevin durant is my favorite. >> and i like the eli one. my wince.
making news in america this morning, breaking overnight, a grim discovery in the search for the young men missing near philadelphia. what investigators are now saying about human remains found and the person in custody. we have all the breaking details ahead. president trump arriving in france overnight. he's there to meet with the french president as he defends trump junior about his meeting with a russian lawyer in a new interview. and what would you do if you were locked inside an atm? see how one guy got in there and the ingenious way he got out. and the best from the world of sports gather for the espys. we're going to have some of the winners, some comedy and the guy getting a lot of attention for his outfit.