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watch as a car crash sends a 2-year-old flying out of a car in florida. surveillance cameras caught the scary moments in winter haven. get this, the toddler suffered just some bruises. his mom, who was behind the wheel, nearly backed over him after it stopped spinning. one witness says it was incredible. >> i was stunned and i don't think anybody else saw the child. i did because i saw the child come out of the rear window and the car almost ran the child over.
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the impact was so hard. the video doesn't do it any justice. it was thunderous. >> the toddler's 3-year-old sister was in the car as well. she's okay. police are look into whether they were in their car seats and they were secure. so reality tv star, abbey lee miller, is out of prison. >> the dance mom star is in a halfway house near los angeles. she served eight months of the one-year prison. she'll remain in the halfway house until may and then probation for two years. it's reported she lost 100 pounds while behind bars. los angeles police believe they found the body of a missing model in a shallow grave near sacramento. she's been missing for more than a month. the autopsy should confirm the identity of those remains. police also say they believe her boyfriend was involved in her death, but wouldn't give any
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details. he kill the los angeles rams have ed himself last week after a police chase. made key personnel moves but only one so far is making nfl history. >> the rams hired the league's first male cheerleaders. they will be part of the cheer squad as opposed to the stunt team. >> they went through a preliminary round and a 20-minute interview to get that part. >> that's pretty cool. >> they're expected to be on gma later this morning. >> that will be fun. i missed my audition. >> oh, yeah? >> yeah. >> you want to do it right now? you don't go to many games, do you? >> you want me to throw you up? lift you? hoist you? i was in the marching band. i just watched it. >> oh. >> what is that supposed to mean? what does that mean? and coming up dmx court. >> last night's premier of "roseanne" "the skinny" is next.
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dan, dan. >> what?
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what happened? >> i thought you were dead. >> i'm sleeping. why does everybody always think i'm dead? >> you looked happy. i thought maybe you'd moved on. >> that was the opening scene from last night's premier of the "roseanne" revival referencing john goodman character's death in the original series, 20 years ago. >> he is alive and well, dealing with sleep apnea. we also saw the show deal with an interesting detail. they used two beckies on the original and both are back. one plays becky and the other wants to hire becky as a surrogate. >> for fans of the original, it was mind blowing to see them together in the same scene, side by side. one tweeted i'm going to have nightmares. with a full cast too.
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so cool. >> that's real cool. so, up next here, rihanna is showing us why she's simply one of a kind. >> or is she? apparently she has competition coming for her. >> before we get to that, though, we want to explain what she's been up to. most recently seducing the internet with that tutorial on how to apply body lava on your body. >> it seems simple enough. >> right. right. >> but, i hear you want to give rihanna some tips, actually, kenneth. would you care to explain your technique here. so, ladies and gentlemen, the question is who did better? you need a a side by side to really take this all in.
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you fully committed. you even got the smile and the eye. look at those sultry eyes. wow. >> oh, my -- >> you stepped up your game. nothing. >> i will never be able to go back to washington. >> mr. politician, what was going on with the lotion thing, kenneth? >> you know what? i'm speechless. >> all right. one more time, yeah, just for your enjoyment. >> yeah, yeah, okay. i think i gave her competition there. >> that's my favorite part. a little extra sultry. >> can we move on? can we move on? >> all right. next to earl simmons, better known by his stage name, dmx.
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>> up in here because the rapper is trying to get out of further jail time for tax evasion and afraid a judge won't be able to understand him. so, at a sentencing hearing, here's what his legal team plans on doing. ♪ i'm slipping, i'm falling i can't get up ♪ >> that's right. they're going to play his music for the judge including that introspective slipping. >> his lawyers say he may be too emotional so they're going to let his music do the talking. maybe they would have faired better with with a different track, though. ♪ y'all going to make me go all out up in here up in here ♪ y'all going to make me act a fool up in here up in here ♪
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>> okay. they changed the lyrics. coming up --
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♪ ♪ ♪ i only know two of the five apps up there. i don't know if that's a good or bad thing. >> snap, instagram and what's the other? >> fries up, sports night. >> okay. a man wrongfully convicted of a a violent crime returns to the job he had before spending
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23 years in prison. >> the timing works out because his former employer, the chicago white sox have something called opening day around the corner. >> reporter: 49-year-old nevis coleman, returning to work with a big hug and welcome back. he's returning as a grounds keeper for the chicago white sox. it's a job he had more than two decades ago, before the moment that would change his life. 1994, just 25 this young father was wrongly convicted of rape and murder. >> i knew i got off work, next thing i knew i ain't seen the streets no more. that's about all i knew. >> reporter: he would spend 23 years in prison before dna would set him free. his family waiting, his children and his new granddaughter. just this week the white sox welcoming him back too. >> i saved a spot for you. >> thank you. >> i knew you'd be back. >> i appreciate it. >> he was a good excellent worker. i almost cried.
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we're glad to have him back. >> reporter: putting his white sox jacket back on and the remarkable words from the man wrongfully convicted behind bars more than two decades. >> past in the past. no more anger, frustrate, nothing. because when i was in there i was miserable. but now i got my loved ones beside me, that misery gone now. >> reporter: back in his uniform and back in the game. david muir, abc news, new york. >> opening day starts thursday. a few things have changed since before he went in. >> he got a new uniform and hat. put on a yellow rain suit. >> it's now guaranteed rate field. coming up more news from abc. rate field. coming up more news from abc.
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good morning good morning i'm diane macedo. here are some of the top headlines we're following on "world news now." anger over a death of a unarmed black man. he took over the meeting, calling out his brother's name, stefan, demanding justice from sacramento's mayor and police chief. details ahead. facebook ceo mark zuckerberg will reportedly testify before congress about how his company collects and uses data from those on facebook. lawmakers have plenty of questions after a firm tried to influence the election. closing arguments are set for the trial of the pulse night club murder. she is accused of helping her husband plan the attack that left 49 people dead. her lawyers portrayed her as an
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abused wife with a low iq. dangerous weather bringing storms to the plains. there were tornadoes, hail, heavy rain and winds strong enough to carry away a trampoline and knock out power to area homes. those are some of our top stories on this wednesday, march 28th. >> announcer: from abc news this is "world news now." all right. we begin this half hour with anger in california's capitol city. protests overnight in response to the deadly police shooting o stephen clark. they disrupted the start of an nba game, hoping to keep fans out of the sacramento kings/dallas mavericks game. meanwhile, his brother made himself heard at a city counsel meeting. here is kayna whitworth. >> reporter: here people are gathered to watch a city counsel meeting. every single seat is full. and just moments ago stephan
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clark's brother ran into the meeting. he jumped up to where the mayor was seated and took the microphone, chanting his brother's name. everyone is here demanding justice for the 22-year-old killed by sacramento police in his grandmother's backyard. 20 rounds were fired a at him. they're looking into police policies and training policies when it comes to use of force, specifically. >> we have nothing to hide and we want to get to the facts and we want to have an investigation that our community trusts, that is fair and so i thought it would help with that. >> reporter: right now this is a city on edge and city leaders are calling for calm as they prepare for stephan clark's funeral scheduled for thursday. kayna whitworth, abc news, sacramento. and california's attorney general has now joined that investigation. activists are calling for the officers involved to be charged.
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but the sacramento d.a. say they are still deciding. >> a case spilling into the streets and tensions are just boiling right now and we expect that to continue on today. >> clark's funeral is tomorrow. lots of activists are expected to be there, including the reverend al sharpton. and no criminal charges ilbe filed against baton rouge officers involved in thealton sterling shooting. >> reporter: the autopsy of alton sterling says it in plaque and white. what happened here was a homicide. the 37-year-old was shot six times including a bullet through his heart, but the district attorney who studied the evidence through the last year says it's not that simple. >> what i'm describing took place very quickly. it involved two officers that had good reason to believe mr. sterling was armed with a firearm and he was continuously resisting.
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>> reporter: sterling was outside a store selling homemade cds when someone called 911 saying he had a gun. the officers responded and things turned physical quickly. salimoni fired every single shot. police did recover a loaded gun from the bottom of sterling's pocket. the killing lit up the streets of baton rouge. protests went on for days. >> the way they killed him was in cold blood. you know it, i know it. >> reporter: sterling's family and lawyers say he would be alive today if he weren't black. >> he murdered alton sterling. the video shows it. >> officer salmoany walked up and put a gun to alton's head and said i'll shoot you. [ bleep] that is accurate. >> reporter: police say it's also accurate that sterling had alcohol, methamphetamine and other drugs in his system. an attorney for the officer who
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fired the deadly shot says his client is expected to be out of work at the end of the week. that's had the chief is expected to decide on discipline. the attorney is calling this unfair and a forgone conclusion. baltimore's 911 system had to be shut down because it was hacked. the city says it was a limited breach that affected a messaging function. operators had to take location information manually and decide who would respond. the city says there were no interruptions in service. the system was restored early monday morning. no word on who is suspected in the hack. the fbi is now involved in the case. president trump is floating the idea of using military funds to pay for his promised border wall. the president suggested in a tweet that the pentagon budget should cover the cost of the wall since it's national defense. sources say he discussed the issue with house speaker ryan. and shifting designated military funds would require congressional approval. china confirmed that north
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korean dictator kim jong-un has wrapped up a visit to beijing, his first meeting with a foreign head of state since taking power in 2011. bob is in beijing. >> reporter: today huge news from the chinese state media when they reported on tv he is willing to have a dialogue with the u.s. and hold a summit with president trump and denuclearization is possible. the chinese officials kept this meeting a secret until today. what remains a history is what does this so-called denuclearization mean? does that mean he will dismantle all of his nuclear missiles or just some of them? could it just be the icbms reaching the united states while keeping his medium range ones. what is also new today is that we saw these two powerful leaders walking side by side, which has never happened before. the relationship between these two countries had been getting worse.
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after the unilateral turn to south korea and the u.s., china is a player again and this could have a big impact on many negotiations. the with question is will this help the u.s. or north korea? we might find out more before the potential north korean summit in may. >> our thanks to bob. and despite the talk of denuclearization, they appear to have fired up a new nuclear reactor. "the new york times" says the reactor appears to be up and running for the first time after years of delay. that means as he made overtures, he was continuing work on a facility that could provide a significant source of fuel. israeli prime minister, benjamin netanyahu is home after being hospitalized because of a throat infection. he tweeted he was sure a little rest and hot soup would help. he was questioned for hours in one of the three corruption
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investigations involving him. now, a study on sugary drinks and their affect on "your health." adults who drink at least two cans of soda a day have twice the risk of heart disease and those who did not. they did not find a similar link between eating sugary foods and heart disease believe that's how the body deals with sweet food rather than drinks. apple is trying to take on google in the classroom. the device is designed to be used with apple pencil stylist. it's the answer to the chrome bug, which is popular with teachers. they will pay $299 for the new ipad. consumers can get it for 329 bucks. college professors don't take kindly to students arriving late for class. >> some give you dirty looks. one outside miami was doing a
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little dirty dancing. i do it all the time. this young man, named brandon showed off his moves to "stick it and roll it." >> look at him go. so he got lot of comments on twitter for sticking out his tongue during the performance. he says it's the second time now he's been late. you got to start wondering if he's doing this on purpose now. >> some people will do anything embarrassing for the cameras. just for a laugh. >> yeah, i don't know who they are. it's weird. have some dignity. >> i'm feeling moisturized over here. >> that's good. that's good. >> my shoulders. coming up doctored and fake photos are making the rounds on social media, fooling a lot of people. but how can you tell the difference between the original and the hoax? and the price is in yemen next. but first a look at today's temps. temps. next. but first a look at today's temps.
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truck driver south of pittsburgh. he was apparently too fast and the tractor trailer overturned on the guardrail. emergency workers had to remove the driver through the windshield. he refuse zed treatment. the truck was carrying barrels of steel. so surveillance camera caught the man removing his hat and crossing himself. then he's seen carrying out a smash and grab robbery at a clothing store. it happened during last week's snow storm. he made off with nearly 20 articles of clothing. i don't think the good lord will forgive you because you pray about it seconds before you -- >> it's an interesting move before committing a crime. >> right. all right. we are turning to the raging war in yemen where humanitarian crisis is understood folding with millions near starvation.
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>> you're about to see the toll of a war the u.s. is supporting. we have incredible reporting from the war zone. >> reporter: to the heart of the worst humanitarian disaster. thousands dead, millions near starvation, all victims of a war the world's ignored. yemen locked in a three-year conflict between rebels backed by iran and the government backed by saudi arabia, with support from the united states. three years ago these streets were almost overrun by the rebels. you can can see the intensity of the battles that were fought here. both sides accused of war crimes but only the saudis have an airport armed with american bombs. aided by u.s. intel. they are accused of killing civilians, restricting food and aid to villages like this. here american funded charity workers examine starving children.
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just 14 months old but looks far younger. she and her five brothers and sisters are all under weight and hungry. the doctor is measuring the circumference around what is her bicep and if it's red, we can see it's just crossed into the red which is severely malnourished. they only have bread and tea to eat. even food's become a weapon of war here. an american aid worker blames both sides for the suffering and points a finger at washington as well. >> our behavior in this war is a stain on america's reputation. we're not living up to our core principals as americans. >> reporter: much of the blame pointed at saudi arabia. now, there are calls from democrats and republicans to an end to american support to the saudi war here in yemen. >> thanks to ian for that
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report. and the u.s. just came out condemning the missile air strike, but such a sad situation there. coming up spotting fake images online. >> social media feeds are flooded with with frauds. so what can can be done to stop the fake news from spreading? you are watching "world news now." om spreading? stion's gone. i can breathe again! i can breathe again! vicks sinex... breathe on. dawn is serving up dinner for a whole town! that table was like... so big! can one bottle of new dawn clean all the dishes? we did it! 6,000 dishes! a drop of dawn and grease is gone.
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♪ we're back with an important alert about fake photos after image that spread like wildfire with many believing it was real. rebecca jarvis has more, including tips on how to spot it. >> reporter: this photo of parkland activist part of a cover from teen vogue's new digital cover dedicated to gun violence. >> she had prop paper. it was a metaphor for the fact
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that these kids don't want to be targets for shooters and violence anymore. >> reporter: but as the cover photo began to spread, a fake gif was created showing her not tearing up the gun range target, but making it look like she was tearing up the constitution. >> here is the cover. you can see she was tearing up the target. and you can can see the constitution shakes when she starts to rip it. >> reporter: the fake image going viral. it was poeszed by gaf, which builds itself has the free speech network on twitter, referred to as a satirical mean. >> once it's out there, it's out there. it's easier to spread lies than correct them. >> now there is software that can be purchased and done at home. within a few days, you can
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manufacture what someone says in a video. we are entering into dark times. >> reporter: tips to determine real from hoax. follow the chain and see where it first originated. do a reverse google search. trust your gut. if it seems unlikely, it probably is. rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. >> don't believe that stuff, folks. >> thanks to rebecca jarvis for that. take this photo of kenneth moton going for a nice dip. >> that really happened. >> yeah. >> that was -- >> so ken cath swimming here would be a lot more interesting and likely to spread online. >> oh, wait. that one definitely, that's a fake. >> i like that one better. >> is that a shark? >> no, it's fine. >> what about this one?
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diane, you like to go hiking. >> so. >> that's beautiful there. where were you again? >> patagonia. >> how did you survive that though? >> that's hot it looked like at night time. >> so you weren't hiking to the fires of mordor? >> no. our graphics department is very talented. i'm totally posting that. my great trips to the volcanoes of mordor. >> and me swimming with the sharks because we all know that would definitely happen. without a cage. >> you're a daredevil, right? >> no, i'm not. so coming up what's better for you? going to a concert or practicing some yoga? >> science has weighed in and we will have the answer next. what do you think? >> you know what? i think yoga. >> really? >> unless there's a beyonce concert.
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>> i'm hoping for the concert. >> we'll have the answer for you next in weird science. a beyonce concert. the answer for you next in weird science. a beyonce concert. the answer for you next in weird science.
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one of the many irresistible scents from gain. ♪ >> all right. it is time for weird science. we are going to start with stargazers getting their binoculars ready. we are going to have a blue moon. this is a worm moon. it rose on march 1st. it's a rare parade of planets and that was in the sky through march 11th. the term blue moon has all to do with the calendar month. it's when you get a full moon twice in a calendar month. they're pale gray and white, not blew at all. >> so which one is better? yoga or live music for your
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soul, for your well being? >> i think live music for me. >> so, that punk rock band would be better for you than yoga? but the study says exactly that, that live music is better. >> yes. winner. >> experts came to the conclusion sent to a puloma concert, a yoga session and to walk their dog. so what they found is that it reduced stress. they found those who enjoy 20 minutes of a concert had a higher level of wellness. >> when are we going to the concert? who's with me? all right. i guess we're alone here. over to the uk where they found an interesting addition to a shipment of bananas. check it out. they open up the shipment. there inside is a tiny little
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tree drog. he was a stou away all the way from the dominican republic. they say he was inside the bag of bananas, so they made air holes in the plastic, got water going for her, helped her out for a little bit. she's now at an animal sanctuary. and speaking off cute you know bats love mangos. here is the proof right here. take a look at those bats chomping down, enjoying the sweet treat. >> oh, yum. >> these adorable orphan and rescue bats in australia. that's their favorite snack there, were smack dang in the middle of mango season and they are are a welcome addition to the daily diet of our bats in care. >> mangos are delicious. they could probably use bananas, too. i wonder how well they get along with try frogs? they could make new friends. >> you think they can could be friends. >> do bats eat tree frogs? >> that's weird science there.
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this morning on "world news now", breaking news. tensions are rising in sacramento. >> protestered blocked the entrance to an arena and went to a counsel meeting. california's attorney general is looking into the investigation of the shooting. also this morning the border wall battle and president trump with a new suggestion. he's reportedly talking about a new funding source, the u.s. military. plus the parenting lesson resinating with many this morning. a mom felt her son was acting too entitled. so, she took him to goodwill. see what happened next. and we've seen extreme gender reveals with firefighters and soldiers overseas. now we have one with real teeth this wednesday, march 28th. >> announcer: from abc news this is "world news now." >> the gator gender reveal.
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that's a new one. >> that may be going over the top. >> a little bit? >> a little bit. sorry. >> chompers this wednesday morning. we begin with a serious story. sacramento, california. ten days after police killed an unarmed black man. for the second time this week crowds blocked trying to get into an nba game. the state attorney general announced the office was getting involved. and an emotional public appearance by clark's brother. >> kayna whitworth was there. >> reporter: after days of protests, hundreds gathered in a packed city hall to meet with with leaders. stephan clark's brother came out shouting his brother's name. the sacramento police department announcing the attorney general will oversee the investigation into the shooting death of 22-year-old stephen clark. >> we'll do everything in our power to ensure this investigation is fair, thorough
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and impartial. >> reporter: the move after clark's brand mother made this tearful plea. >> my baby. >> show me your hands! >> reporter: police video capturing clark as he attempts to flee. then the fatal confrontation. >> show me your hands. drop your gun. >> reporter: the two officers firing 20 shots. they say they thought clark was holding a gun. but he was found with only a cell phone. >> why didn't you shoot him in a arm, the leg. a taser? why? why? y'all didn't have to do that. >> reporter: police tell me they plan on releasing several more videos of of the incident and in the meantime, demonstrations are planned here at the district attorney's office and the city counsel meeting. clark's funeral is scheduled for thursday. kayna whitworth, sacramento, california. two baton rouge police offers will not face charges in the controversial shooting of a black man. louisiana has decided not to file charges after the d.a.
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ruled out charges. alton sterling's death led to protests across the country. louisiana, rather. the attorney general there said his decision was based partially on the federal investigation as well as his own interviews with the eyewitness. >> what i'm describing took place very quickly. it involved two officers who had good reason to believe that sterling was armed with a firearm and that he was continuously resisting. >> members of sterling's family were told moments before the announcement and visibly upset. their attorney called it a political decision. the police department plans on holding hearings to see if the officers should face discipline. >> reporter: president trump is considering a new way to fund his $25 million border wall. he had repeatedly vowed mexico would pay for it. now he's suggesting the u.s.
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military should foot the bill. we have the details. >> reporter: it was president trump's signature line. >> who's going to pay for the wall? >> mexico. >> mexico is going to pay for the wall. >> reporter: but sources tell abc news, behind closed doors, the president has suggested that funding from the border wall should come not from mexico, but the u.s. military. he approached the idea with house speaker, paul ryan and tested it publicly, tweeting the military is again rich. a great border wall is all about national defense. bill wall through "m." "m" being for military. congress would need to sign off. and senate minority leader, chuck schumer called it a blatant misuse of funds. pressed on who, exactly, would pay for the wall, the white house short on answers. >> isn't it true at this point that mexico's just not going to pay for the wall? >> i'm not going to go beyond
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what the president said. i think he still has plans to look at potential ways for that to happen. >> what ways is he considering to have mexico pay for the wall? >> when we have an answer on that, i'll let you know. >> reporter: the white house still grappling with the fallout from interview with stormy daniels who claims she had an affair with with president trump in 2006. >> the president watches "60 minutes." he's watching tonight, what would you say to him? >> he knows with i'm telling the truth. >> reporter: but the president has remained out of the public eye and uncharacteristically quiet about the interview. it was watched by more than 20 million people. >> the president has denied these allegations. i don't have anything else further to add on that front. >> you've also called him a counter puncher many times. why isn't he punching back on this one? >> i didn't say he punches back on every single topic. he also has a country to run and he's doing a great job with that. >> reporter: another white house headline for the first time in 60 years, the u.s. census will ask people whether they are american citizens. critics are fired up. they say it is intimidating and will lead to a population
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undercount, ultimately leading to a loss in congressional seats. the white house says this is about protecting voting rights. california immediately filed suit and other blue states are promising the same. abc news, the white house. china has confirmed that north korea leader kim jong-un made a secret four-day visit to beijing, his first international trip since taking power. he met with chinese president after arriving sunday on an armored train with his wife. kim said denuclearization with the peninsula is possible. the visit took place before his planned meeting with president trump. white house responded saying quote we see this development as further evidence that our campaign of maximum pressure is creating the appropriate atmosphere for dialogue with with north korea. a man from the seattle area is in custody for sending suspicious packages to several federal facilities around washington, d.c. sources say the suspect was
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known to the secret service because he sent letters to the white house. david kerley reports. >> reporter: the justice department has now revealed more than a dozen packages have been sent to federal facilities including the white house, cia and fort mcnair, the army base in washington, d.c. the fbi is warning some of these packages could be in the mail and they do contain potentially destructive devices. all this coming after the arrest of a 43-year-old man outside steelt by fbi agents. they went through his home, looking for evidence. the fbi revealing that each package contained a rambling note, asking the president for $250 million or everyone would be dead. each package containing a vile with a block substance, which is fbi says was an explosive that could have injured somebody who opened the package. the suspect has made his first appearance in federal court. he's been charged with transport of explosive materials.
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david kerley, abc news, washington. ceo mark zuckerberg will testify before congress. he'll likely be asked about how the company collects and uses data on facebook after a data mining firm used information from 50 million facebook accounts to try to influence the elections. and facebook was just one of the major tech companies that pulled wall street's major averages way down. yesterday's losses wiped out most of monday's gains. the dow lost nearly 345 points and the tech-heavy nasdaq slid almost 212 points, nearly 3%. the sell off continues overnight on all of asia's markets. baltimore's 911 had to be shut down because it was hacked. the city says it was a limited breach that affected messaging functions. operators had to take location information manually and decide who would respond. the city says there were no interruptions in service. the system was restored early monday morning. no word on who is expected in the hack. the fbi is now involved in the case. there may be a way to reverse aging.
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harvard scientists found a substance called nad. it decreases as we get older, leading to aging and health issues. boosting that in mice made those blood vessels young again and increased endurance up to 80%. human trials are under way. the ultimate goal, a pill that can make us younger, longer. >> i'll take that. american submarines turned into ice breakers. and watch as the u.s.s. hartford break through the ice. that ice, by the way, is 16 inches thick. it's one of three subs taking part in a naval exercise along with the "uss connecticut." >> they're learning more about the arctic environment and testing their ability to operate in those icy waters. that's a cool image. thick ice as well. >> i wonder if being near all that ice keeps you younger longer. >> you know what? great question. i guess those -- >> i don't think the military's
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looking into that part though. >> they're not. but such a good ice breaker though. coming up, we are going to move on now. the state trooper who survived this amazing crash. the side of a road speaks out from the hospital. hear his upbeat message after this. and letting your kids roam free. the new law that protects free range parents but does it put children at risk? find us on facebook and twitter. you are watching "world news now." four pedestrians were you are watching "world news now."
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four pedestrians were injured in this traffic accident at an airport in oakland, california. three were hit by vehicles at a drop off location. the fourth was hit by a piece of flying luggage. all are expected to recover. officials have ruled out terrorism and arrested one of the drivers. turning now, edward norton's movie company is facing a lawsuit after a fatal fire that took the life of a new york city firefighter. >> the fire broke out in the harlem building where his latest movie was filming. a woman filed a $7 million lawsuit. it claims the movie company
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didn't warn tenants about the fire. the suit was filed the same day the firefighter michael davidson was laid to rest. an icy highway in utah where a state trooper, checking on an accident victim became an accident victim himself. >> he was sent flying through the air and now that trooper as a message for the driver. here is whit johnson. >> reporter: this heart-stopping crash caught on camera in a snow utah canyon. the sergeant with the sate highway patrol, responding to multiple slide offs. suddenly an out of control vehicle slamming into the veteran trooper from behind, sending him airborne. good samaritans rushing to his aid, radioing from his car for help. >> i need an ambulance, one of your officers has been hit bay car. >> i had no idea it was that hard and that -- i flew.
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>> the sergeant, forgiving the woman who put him in the hospital. >> she's not to be vilified. she did make a mistake and i think she learned from it. >> the 13-year veteran and father of four, escaping with broken ribs and shoulder blade. >> it's a miracle he's still alive. >> they've all seen the video. >> it's unreal. >> reporter: the woman who hit him stayed on scene, apologizing repeatedly. local police will determine if she will face any charges for unsafe driving. whit johnson, abc news, los angeles. >> unreal is a great way to put it. unbelievable to look at that video and look at him, sitting there, talking to us. really, really incredible. >> and you have to remind yourself he's okay. i'm glad we got to see him talking. a lot of states have those move over laws. i think people remember, if you see trooper, law enforcement on the side of the road, move over to the next lane.
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obviously, in icy conditions, as well. >> he holds no ill will toward her. the driver and some of the passengers, she stayed on the scene and came to the hospital afterwards with flowers, continuing to apologize, of course. this is the same officer who delivered a set of twins on the side of the road and saved someone from a burning car. he's very well respected in the community. a lot of people relieved that he is going to be okay. >> i'm sure he's got more lives to save. i'm glad he's still around. coming up in the next half hour another car accident with are a victim goes flying. this time a child flies from a vehicle and rolls into oncoming traffic and almost to the child. first, protecting free range parents, the first of its kind law, allowing families more freedom to raise their kids, from a distance. that's next on "world news now."
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♪ teach your children well the father's health ♪ ♪ it's slowly going by crosby stills nash and young there. leading us to the next story about parenting and the controversial method of teaching your kids. >> utah has become the first state to legalize free range parenting. critics say it could put children's safety at risk. abc's amy robach has more. >> reporter: the controversial parenting method to let kids be kids with a little less parental supervision. now one state is standing by the concept of free range parenting, the governor of utah, signing a bill into law friday that gives parents the freedom to allow their children to do more activities independently without being penalized for child neglect like walking to school, playing outside and staying home alone. >> we want kids to learn how to navigate the world.
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when they are adults, they are prepared to handle things on their own. >> reporter: the bill is the first of its kind in the u.s. and permits a child, whose basic needs are met and of a sufficient age and maturity to avoid harm to engage in independent activities. >> the way you get brave and self-sufficient and problem solving is doing things on your own. >> reporter: she first coined the phrase, free range parenting in 2008 after she wrote an article about why she let her then, 9-year-old son, ride the subway alone. since then -- >> we have to let parents be rational and loving and trust their kids and give them the independence that we all cherish. >> reporter: some parents worry they might face legal ramifications if they give their children some independence. in 2015, the family of silver spring, maryland made headlines when authorities accused them of child neglect after they allowed
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their two children, ages 6 and 10 to play and walk home from a park unsupervised. >> it clearly are protects parents rights to raise their children as they see fit. >> reporter: the charges were dropped. they consider themselves free range parents. >> our thanks to amy robach on that. and to show you how much th there are only three states that have a minimum age of when you can can can leave a child alone. in maryland, 8, oregon, 10, illinois it's 14. >> 14. what were you doing at 14? >> i was baby sitting other people's children, i was changing diapers. this is a huge range. i was telling you, when we were kids, i walked home from school when i was 5 and my sister was 10. >> i can't imagine that, in the city. >> it felt normal to us. >> i'm from south carolina where the only thing we were walking past were cow pastures. those cows are dangerous. >> not a lot of cow pastures to go past.
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gums are good. so is my check up! crest. healthy, beautiful smiles for life. time for the mix. we know being in school you have to wear the right things so they don't pick on you. or you are the kid who doesn't care. in georgia, there was one kid who said, i want to wear the coolest things, snarky comments about it and mom decided to teach him a lesson, to say, i'm taking you to goodwill. there he is, the 13-year-old boy his mom took him to a local goodwill store. there's the mom. >> he was making fun of the kids shopping at goodwill. >> she felt he is being entitled. he's seen dragging his goodwill clothes. they have good stuff, by the way, but i guess for kids who want to wear all the name brand things it can can be -- a lot of
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attention for an outburst at a >> hopefully he learned a lesson. he got some great designer discounts there at goodwill. over t new jersey, where a young man named marcus is getting a lot of attention for an outburst at a shake shack restaurant. check it out. >> who made these burgers. who made these burgers, man? i know y'all hear me. >> you killing it, man. >> so everyone thought he was about to yell and complain and say something bad, but instead he raised all the ruckus to say thank you. you guys did a great job. >> and if they had some shake sauce on there, some shaq sauce, then, yeah, can i have the same outburst of good job, man. >> you don't have a burger, so now you are upset? >> a different type of outburst, more negative. where's my burger? >> it's going to be all right.
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>> we know those gender reveals have become a little over the top. >> we got balloons, fireworks, fire hoses. >> i think we have just about everything. this is the first time we have ever seen this here. a crocodile, excuse me, alligator. there's a difference. >> what? >> they are revealing the gender of the baby. >> what is he biting down on? >> looks like he popped a balloon. >> you have a louisiana family taking that to the next level. the soon-to-be dad is an alligator wrangler. >> oh. >> they put a watermelon in there. i think i see the blue in there. >> all right. so, they are going to have a watermelon, gator loving baby boy. >> i hope the name is gator, if it's a boy. >> congratulations to all. hopefully they keep the gator away from the baby. and be warned this footage may just melt your heart. check it out. here's a wombat with a toy puppy. cuteness a
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this morning on "world news now" the race to track down the sender of this suspicious packages found at government sites around washington. but now an arrest. we'll have the latest. new protests in sacramento. demonstrators block the entrance to an nba arena as the brother of an unarmed man, killed by police, speaks out at a city counsel meeting. we'll have the latest. new this half hour, a couple arrested for allegedly stealing from a memorial at stoneman douglas high school. they found items in the person's car. find out how they tried to explain that to the judge. and in the skinny why dmx might want to get his money back from his legal team. the plan to avoid prison time. how do you pick just one song?
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our own suggestion on this wednesday, march 28th. >> announcer: from abc news this is "world news now." >> i was going to finish the words to that song when i realized i can't say any of them. lots of bleeping. i don't know if the judge is going to appreciate that. we'll find out when we get to that story. new details of a suspicious packages sent to federal facilities in washington, d.c. >> authorities say each package contained an explosive device. a man from the seattle area is now in custody. he's been charged with shipping explosive materials through the mail. the suspect's motive is unclear. we get more now from abc's david kerley. >> reporter: agents swarm the house of a 43-year-old man arrested outside of seattle. the fbi is warning packages with potential destructive devices could be in the mail. according to the justice
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department, more than a dozen packages were mailed, addressed to the white house, fbi and various government installations. packages arriving at four military bases in the washington, d.c. area and the cia. at the army's fort mcnair it forced the evacuation of a building. specialized teams finding it contained black powder in a vile, which could be used in explosives. also, a gps device and a fuse. all of the packages, including a long, rambling will thor, which said, in part, quote, president trump, businessman, we want $250 million, all you dead. he referred to synaptic frequency. >> long, rambling letter. another indication there might be a mental health component. >> yes. saying look at me. >> reporter: he was known to the secret service because he sent letters to the white house. the suspect has made his first appearance in federal court.
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he's been charged with transporting explosive material. david kerley, abc news, washington. >> our thanks to david there. president trump is hinting that the border will with should be funded by the military. the president discussed the issue with house speaker, paul ryan and tweeted it's about national defense, saying build the wall through the "m," meaning the military. having mexico pay for the wall was one of his top campaign promises and the white house insists that option is still on the table. and isn't it true that mexico is just not going to pay for the wall? >> i'm not going to go beyond what the president already said. i think he still has plans to look at potential ways for that to happen. >> the defense department would need approval from congress to shift funds to pay for that $25 billion wall. the trump administration is expected to make an announce maryland on a trade deal. it is expected to allow american automakers to export more cars
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to south korea, while extending a tar i have on south korean pick-up trucks and would be exempt from the new tar i have on steel and aluminum. supporters are touting it as a victory for american workers. and in sacramento, california, emotions boiled over at a city counsel meeting about the shooting of an unarmed man. >> that man right there, brother of stephan clark, took over the meeting, yelling his brother's name. then jumping on the podium in front of the mayor. clark eventually spoke telling the room, he didn't think sacramento police will make meaningful changes after the death of his brother. the police chief hopes a state department of justice examination of the city's police practices will ease tensions. >> people are really concerned about where this goes. but i think it brings calm. hopefully it will bring calm in terms of people' belief in the investigation itself.
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>> the california attorney's general office joined the investigation. sacramento's district attorney is still deciding if the two officers in the case will be charged. a texas couple is behind bars in massachusetts after police found an arsenal in their hotel room. they include an ar-15 with a grenade launcher. franco and adrian face a number of weapons charges. investigators say bradley told them he was on a mission for a secret government agency. prosecutors don't believe there was a threat to the public. and embryo damage at an ohio fertility clinic is apparently much worse than first reported. they now say every embryo in its care was lost. the facility says human error may be involved. eva pilgrim has the story. >> reporter: university hospitals in cleveland now saying 4,000 eggs and embryoees
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were lost, double the number previously reported. about 950 patients effected. >> there were more affected than first estimated and it's unlikely any are viable. >> reporter: they were stored in a high-tech tank filled with liquid nitrogen. sensors should have been monitoring the temperature, automatically refilling liquid nitrogen as needed, an alarm sounding if the temperature rose, but the hospital now telling patients, in a letter, the autofill wasn't working and they were filling the tank manually and that alarm that was supposed to alert them something was wrong was off. >> the remote alarm system was off and a problem with the way we maintain the cryo storage tank. >> reporter: kate and jeremy went to the clinic to store embryos after her diagnosis with cancer. >> feels like betrayal. we left our kids, our most precious part of ourselves with somebody and they promised to watch over them. >> reporter: the hospital is apologizing but after another failure at a california clinic
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earlier this month, there are growing calls for tighter regulation of this industry. eva pilgrim, abc news, new york. the owner of as kansas water park is accused of a death on the tallest water slide. jeffry and the designer of the ride were charged with reckless second degree murder. they are accused of shoddy planning and rushing the completion of the water slide, leading to the decapitation of caleb schwab. if convicted, sentenced to more than 40 years in prison. and two suspects are being held in florida for allegedly stealing items from a memorial at stoneman douglas high school. michael kennedy, and an alleged female accomplice were arrested. witnesses accused them of taking the items. they say they found teddy bears, plaques and other items in the suspect's car. kennedy defended himself before a judge at his bond hearing. >> i believe they have insufficient evidence and it
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just doesn't meet the elements. >> tell me which elements are missing. >> neither a tomb nor a monument. >> that argument didn't work. kennedy and kara o'neal are being held in the broward county jail. he has a long rap sheet that includes burglary and domestic violence. uber is giving up its testing of self-driving cars in california. it will not renew a permit when that permit expires saturday. the move followed the death of a woman who was hit by a driverless uber car near phoenix. arizona has suspended uber testing because of that accident. mtsb says it's unclear if tesla's automated control system was activated at the time of the crash. that is different than self-driving technology because it requires oversight from the driver. extreme weather to several states.
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the storms in west texas include a tornado in brownfield. debris and heavy rain caused street flooding. further east, the danger was flying trampolines. from ended up tangled up in power lines. the storms are expected to stick around through tomorrow. moms do car pools all the time, but not like this. >> a florida woman was in her car, ready to go, but forgot her money. she went inside to get it. she didn't put the car all the way in park and drove through a fence and into a pool. that driverless car there. >> it happened while her husband and daughter were in the car, but everyone is okay. again, everyone is okay. that's the important thing. >> that was not an uber vehicle, by the way. >> so easy to do, get out of the car and put it in park when you are thinking of other things. glad everyone is okay.
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coming up, dude cheerleaders. that's cool. >> yep. they are everywhere in college. now the nfl is getting with the times and giving men equal opportunity. rihanna, what are you doing for us now? whatever you are selling, we are buying. we are going to try out a new product later in "the skinny." first, a look at the forecast. "the skinny." first, a look at the forecast. new product come canniing up on the skinny. ♪ wild wild wild
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watch as a car crash sends a 2-year-old flying out of a car in florida. surveillance cameras caught the scary moments in winter haven. get this, the toddler suffered just some bruises. his mom, who was behind the wheel, nearly backed over him when the car stopped spinning after it was hit by the pick-up truck. one witness says it was incredible. >> i was stunned and i don't think anybody else saw the child. i did because i saw the child come out of the rear window and the car almost ran the child
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over. the impact was so hard. the video doesn't do it any justice. it was thunderous. >> the toddler's 3-year-old sister was in the car as well. she's okay. police are look into whether they were in their car seats and if they were properly secure. so reality tv star, abbey lee miller, is out of prison. >> the dance mom star is in a halfway house near los angeles. she served eight months of the one-ier -- one-year sentence. she'll remain in the halfway house until may and then probation for two years. it's reported she lost 100 pounds while behind bars. los angeles police believe they found the body of a missing model in a shallow grave near sacramento. the 25-year-old has been missing for a month. this morning's autopsy should confirm the identity of those remains. police also say they believe her boyfriend was involved in her death, but wouldn't give any details. he killed himself last week
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after a police chase. the los angeles rams have made key personnel moves but only one so far is making nfl history. >> the rams hired the league's first male cheerleaders. the team points out the two guys will be part of the cheer squad as opposed to members of the stunt team. >> they went through a preliminary round and a 20-minute interview to get that part. >> that's pretty cool. >> they're expected to be on gma later this morning. >> that will be fun. i missed my audition. >> oh, yeah? >> yeah. >> you want to do it right now? you don't go to many games, do you? >> you want me to throw you up? lift you? hoist you? i was in the marching band. i just watched it. >> oh. >> what is that supposed to mean? >> that makes more sense. >> what does that mean? and coming up dmx court. >> last night's premier of "roseanne" "the skinny" is next. t's premier of "roseanne" "the skinny" is next.
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dan, dan. >> what?
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what happened? >> i thought you were dead. >> i'm sleeping. why does everybody always think i'm dead? >> you looked happy. i thought maybe you'd moved on. >> that was the opening scene from last night's premier of the "roseanne" revival referencing john goodman character's death in the original series, 20 years ago. >> he is alive and well, dealing with sleep apnea. we also saw the show deal with an interesting detail. they used two beckies on the original and both are back. one plays becky and the other wants to hire becky as a surrogate. >> for fans of the original, it was mind blowing to see them together in the same scene, side by side. one tweeted i'm going to have nightmares. with a full cast too.
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so cool. >> that's real cool. so, up next here, rihanna is showing us why she's simply one of a kind. >> or is she? apparently she has competition coming for her. >> before we get to that, though, we want to explain what she's been up to. most recently seducing the internet with that tutorial on how to apply body lava on your body. >> it seems simple enough. >> right. right. >> but, i hear you want to give rihanna some tips, actually, kenneth. would you care to explain your technique here. so, ladies and gentlemen, the question is who did better? you need a side by side to really take this all in.
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you fully committed. you even got the smile and the eye. look at those sultry eyes. wow. >> oh, my -- >> you stepped up your game. nothing. >> i will never be able to go back to washington. >> mr. politician, what was going on with the lotion thing, kenneth? >> you know what? i'm speechless. >> all right. one more time, yeah, just for your enjoyment. >> yeah, yeah, okay. i think i gave her competition there. >> that's my favorite part. a little extra sultry. >> can we move on? can we move on? >> all right. next to earl simmons, better known by his stage name, dmx. he's taking an interesting legal
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defense. >> up in here because the rapper is trying to get out of further jail time for tax evasion and afraid a judge won't be able to understand him. so, at a sentencing hearing, here's what his legal team plans on doing. ♪ i'm slipping, i'm falling i can't get up ♪ ♪ slipping and falling and can't get up ♪ ♪ gotta get up they're going to play his music for the judge including that introspective slipping. >> his lawyers say he may be too emotional to speak in his defense, so they're going let the music to the talking for him. maybe they would have faired better with with a different track, though. ♪ y'all going to make me go all out up in here up in here ♪ y'all going to make me act a fool up in here up in here ♪ >> okay.
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♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ i only know two of the five apps up there. i don't know if that's a good or bad thing. >> snap, instagram and what's the other? >> fries up, sports night. >> okay. a man wrongfully convicted of a violent crime returns to the job he had before spending 23 years in prison. >> the timing works out because
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his former employer, the chicago white sox have something called opening day around the corner. here is david muir. >> reporter: 49-year-old nevis coleman, returning to work with a big hug and welcome back. he's returning as a grounds keeper for the chicago white sox. it's a job he had more than two decades ago, before the moment that would change his life. 1994, just 25 this young father was wrongly convicted of rape and murder. >> i knew i got off work, next thing i knew i ain't seen the streets no more. that's about all i knew. >> reporter: he would spend 23 years in prison before dna would set him free. his family waiting, his children and his new granddaughter. just this week the white sox welcoming him back too. >> i saved a spot for you. >> thank you. >> i knew you'd be back. >> i appreciate it. >> he was a good excellent worker. glad to have him back. i almost cried.
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i haven't seen him in a long time. >> reporter: putting his white sox jacket back on and the remarkable words from the man wrongfully convicted behind bars more than two decades. >> past in the past. no more anger, frustrate, nothing. because when i was in there i was miserable. but now i got my loved ones beside me, that misery gone now. >> reporter: back in his uniform and back in the game. david muir, abc news, new york. >> opening day starts thursday. a few things have changed since before he went in. >> he got a new uniform and hat. put on a yellow rain suit. >> it's now guaranteed rate field. don't miss our updates on facebook at wnnfans.com. coming up more news from abc. announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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>> stay with us for "good morning america." a." making news in america this morning, china confirms a secret visit by kim jong-un. what he reportedly said about the future of his nuclear weapons program and his potential face-to-face meeting with president trump. anger erupts at a city council meeting in sacramento. [ chanting "stephon clark ] the brother of police shooting victim stephon clark storms the podium while protesters outside block the entrance to an nba game. this morning the new investigation in the case. another major american city falls victim to hackers, this time hitting the city's 911 system causing a 17-hour disruption. plus, the reputed drug boss busted accused of carrying enough fentanyl to kill 10 million people. walmart explains why you won't be able to check out

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