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fir fire crews are battling a smokey seven-acre that broke out. officials evacuated 40 homes and shut down a stretch of the turnpike in both directions. so far, no homes have been damaged. a fox news host is apologizing after mocking a survivor of the parkland shooting. >> that apology is not enough for some advertisers. >> reporter: fox news host, laura ingram is at the center of a controversy. she tweeted about stoneman douglas student saying he was rejected by four colleges which
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he applied and whines about it. with with with some arguing it cross as line to target a teenager. he's become an out spoken advocate for gun laws. in response to ingram, the 17-year-old called on advertisers to boycott her show and at least six companies said they would pull their ads, putting pressure on ingram. "in the spirit of holy week i apologize for the tweet that may have upset him or any others." >> not anymore. >> others have faced backlash from conservative commentators and far right websites after leading a protest march over the weekend in washington, d.c. some of those sites compared him to adolf hitler. others appearing to show emma gonzalez tearing up the u.s. constitution. he's not accepting the apology.
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he says it's time to love thy neighbor, not mud sling at children. >> be interesting to see how that all plays out. stick around because we've got a special skinney.
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♪ skinny, just give me "the skinny" ♪ your friday skinny picks up where we left off last half hour with a very special moment from major league baseball's opening day. >> alex rodriguez is back to calling games, but apparently his girlfriend misses him. >> check it out. j-lo decided to pop by the announcers booth at dodger's stadium. and she gave boo a kiss. th fellow announcers are trying to play it cool but it seems inside they're freaking out.
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>> look at that whisper. what do you think she whispered to him? maybe she was singing one of her songs like ♪ waiting for tonight for you to take me to dinner ♪ >> listen, don't get any i'm still jennie from the block. my love don't cost a thing but that's totally fine. >> look at max giving him a hug there. >> they're cute together. >> cute moment in the box there, that game. and next katy perry taking a break from trying to find the next american idol, and continuing her snack bing in another country. >> last week we saw how in love with snacks katy is. she even stopped production at some points to run off to the services tables. she munched away on all sorts of things. apparently a japanese morning show has been paying attention.
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>> yesterday, katy appeared program with a host eager to please the singer with with one of her favorites. chicken nuggets. cheeks full. did she think she was in one of those competitions? >> it looks like she's in for an eating competition but is there any other way to eat chicken nuggets? >> there's no barbecue sauce. >> is that the problem? >> yes. >> and yes, i am a honey mustard person. she's such a fan of nuggets. she's wasting them. that's not part of the process. even the dog's name is nugget. frank does not like nuggets. >> what are your binge foods? scripts? >> i do like franks. maybe that's a thing. he does like scripts. he does enjoy those a lot. he won't spit them back out though, just so you know. all right.
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next to the genetics lottery winner, chris ya -- ronaldo and the artist who honored him with a bust. >> it looked more like from the goonies than christiano. but the artist was given a second chance. >> so let's check out the do over, shall we? what do you think? >> chiselled, bronze. ready. >> definitely getting warmer. i'm not sure it looks exactly like the real thing. but it's definitely close enough where i think they can confidently retire the old one. but, we might have someone who could actually use that. our producer, bryan. there's a little bit of a resemblance there. he might be able to decorate his
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own home with that. >> after you're long gone that bronze statue will be immortalized forever. >> he's now trying to deny it and say it was a russian bust. deny, deny, deny. finally, we have high end real estate being put up for sale by martin, martin. >> oh, yeah. martin lawrence's 22,000 116 acres in purcellville, virginia. it's $8.5 million, five bedrooms, seven bathrooms. >> here is the kicker. he has his own bowling alley. >> now we are talking. coming up, we are going to talk the final week of march, it
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is a busy one. we are going to look back and have a dance party. >> martin!
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and now try downy unstopables with the original scent of tide ♪ hi, everybody. >> hi. >> it has been a great week here, kenneth. thank you for hanging out with us. >> yep. >> filling in for kendis. >> it's been great. >> getting ready to moisturize here. so, we've seen another side of you, quite literally. >> want some body lava lotion? >> i'm okay but something tells me you're going to give us another demonstration. >> yes, fun times with with kenneth and news as well. a new shake up at the white house. an interview seen by millions. >> we're going to start off with with adult porn star stormy daniels, revealing graphic details about his affair with
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president trump. >> a guy walked up on me, said leave trump alone, drop the story. then he said a beautiful little girl. be a shame if something happened to her mom and then he's gone. >> president trump doesn't believe anything ms. daniels said last night was true. >> everybody is here demanding justice in the death of the 22-year-old who was shot and killed by sacramento police in his grandmother's backyard. 20 rounds were fired at him. >> show your hands. >> we have nothing to hide and we want to get to the facts and we want to have an investigation that our community trusts. >> for the first time since taking power, north korean dictator, kim jong-un left his country to meet with the president of china. >> xi jinping said kim told him he was open to a potential meeting with president trump and was committed to the denuclearization of the korean
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peninsula. kim is believed to have nuclear weapons that could reach the u.s. president trump fired another member of his cabinet, v.a. secretary david shulkin is out. replacing him, admiral ronny jackson who said the president has, quote, great genes. the embattled social media giant announcing changes to its privacy settings. >> instead of nearly 20 separate screens, you will soon be able to access settings through one page. a straight forward way to delete anything you don't want in your facebook profile, including apps, posts, photos and comments. rihanna seducing the internet with that tutorial on how to apply that body lava. >> i hear you want to give rihanna some tips. >> a, i will never be able to go back to washington.
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good morning i'm diane macedo. >> i'm kenneth moton in for kendis gibson. here are some of the top headlines we are following on "world news now." your cup of coffee could come with more than a little cream and sugar. rules involving coffee and cancer in a moment. a judge has rejected a request by porn star, stormy daniels, for now. daniels is suing over a nondisclosure agreement. underarmour is taking heat because it waited four days to make the breach public. in march madness, final four tips off tomorrow. loyola, atlanta and michigan get it started, then villanueva against kansas. the winners play for the
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national title monday night. those are just some of our stories on this friday, march 30th. >> announcer: from abc news this is "world news now." >> good morning, again. we begin this half hour with the court ruling of the millions who enjoy a nice cup of coffee. >> he says they must include cancer warnings sold on coffee. this after a lawsuit claiming coffee companies were violating a state law about coffee causing cancer. >> amy powell has the details. >> reporter: it's a daily ritual for many. stopping at a favorite shop to pick up a cup of coffee. but, what if that drink came with a cancer warning label? >> i need more proof. i love my coffee and i set aside for this. so, no, i don't want any labels. >> reporter: a superior court
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judge has decided coffee companies should put warnings on their products. a nonprofit group sued coffee roasters arguing that a california law requires warnings on a wide range of chemicals that can cause cancer. one of those ar cause cancer. >> literally everything. it will have cancer in it. we have the idea that it might but realistically it's pointless and we know it. >> i think that's a good idea. because i think i'm very health conscious. i teach cross fit. so, it's very important to make sure i put good things in my body. >> reporter: the coffee industry says it was in there in harmless levels and it's a process that makes the beans flavorful. customers are deciding for themselves. >> i drink it every day and i wouldn't want to see a cancer warning on it.
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at this point everything causes cancer. the phone in my pocket causes cancer and i'm keeping it. >> love you starbucks. >> reporter: it is possible the judge may reverse his decision, but that rarely happens. amy powell, abc news, los angeles. >> oh, man. actually, i don't drink coffee. >> neither do i. what are you drinking in there then? >> water. i think that's still okay for now. >> what a diva. been here four days and he's like, where is my tea. >> where is my tea, folks. let's go to the white house. president trump made a surprise announcement about syria. >> yes the president told supporters in ohio that u.s. troops would be coming out of syria, quote, very soon. but the comment seemed to take the pentagon by surprise. the president also suggested he may put a hold on a trade deal
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with south korea until an agreement is reached with north korea. he called it a very strong card as he prepares for a meeting with kim jong-un. >> maybe it will be good and maybe it won't. and if it's no good, we're walking and if it's good, we will embrace it. but it's going to be very interesting over the next period of time. >> the president is expected to meet with kim in may about getting rid of the nuclear weapons. no specific date or location has been set. a new legal setback for stormy daniels, the porn star suing president trump. a judge denied her request to expedite the jury trial, saying it's premature. claims the agreement she signed to keep quiet about her alleged affair is invalid. daniels' lawyer says he's encouraged by the language and ruling and plans to refile later on. they're proposing all visa applicants be forced to hand over five years of social media history.
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it's part of the push for extreme vetting and could affect 15 million people a year. foreigners applyin would have to include user names on sites like facebook, twitter, instagram as well as previous e-mail addresses. comments on the proposal begin today. three teens are missing after their family's suv went over a california cliff. all eight members of the family are presumed dead. they're looking into a child welfare visit days before the crash is somehow connected. matt gutman has more. >> reporter: when they arrived at this wind swept over look, they were stumped. >> it was a confusing scene because there were no skid marks. >> reporter: sarah and jennifer hart had driven their suv with their six adopted children inside, off this 100 foot cliff, the mangled truck and bodies of three children were found. >> we know that an entire family vanished.
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>> reporter: but three of the children are missing, possibly swept out to sea, including 14-year-old davante. you might remember him from this viral photo hugging a police officer during the turmoil of the ferguson, missouri riots. friends describing them as a loving family. as investigators piece together what happened to this eight-member washington state family, we're learning neighbors called child protective services after one child said he was hungry and asked for food. >> was asking us to not tell his mom and hide it and put it by the fence so he could get to it. they were withholding food from him as punishment. >> reporter: police are executing a search warrant inside the home as they try to unravel the mystery of what led the family off the edge. we have also learned one of the parents was convicted of a misdemeanor domestic assault in 2010.
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they're concerned because of the nature of the crash, many of their questions will never be answered. >> our thanks to matt there. the brother of the parkland shooter will spend 18 months in prison. he was arrested after they found him skateboarding at stoneman douglas high school. he's been ordered to undergo therapy and wear an ankle monitoring. he was told to never return to the school where his brother is accused of killing 17 students and educators. and the former teacher who sparked a long manhunt of running off with a 15-year-old student last year pled not guilty to charges of transporting a minor across state lines. now his lawyer has filed documents saying he wants to plead guilty. cummings and the girl disappeared from tennessee last march. they were found in california nearly six weeks later. the woman known as the serial stow away has been
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ordered to a mental health facility in illinois. marilyn hartman spent time in jail for sneaking on several flights. now, a judge has found she's unfit for trial in connection to another stou away incident. hartman will be evaluated every month going forward. she could face theft, trespassing and other charges. >> pope francis celebrates good friday mass marking the holiest day on the christian calendar. yesterday, he washed the feet of 12 prisoners. the pontiff urged the inmates to keep their hopes from being clouded the way cataracts cloud the eyes. the vatican did not release any details on the operation. twin brothers in michigan have something special to celebrate. both have become fathers on the same day. >> they welcomes them into the
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world. they were concerned when they didn't see his twin justin and his wife at the hospital to greet their new feoff few. >> i thought it was weird they weren't coming up. hey, we'll come see you, but so you know, alex is in labor, too. no one else knows, don't tell anything. i think they didn't want to steal the thunder from us, but we didn't care. >> don't tell anyone i'm in labor? how do you pull that off. she gave birth an hour later. now the cousins share a birthday, just like their dads. >> jack has some lungs on him. >> he made it known. i am here world, my cousin is not stealing my thunder. coming up in insomniac theater. the film from tyler a car dealership attacked. a woman blocking him in and
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firing a gun as he tried to escape. we'll get to the bottom of that one. first, let's get a look at today's temperatures.
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a defunct chinese space lab is expected to come crashing down to earth this easter sunday. exactly where is a mystery. the out of control space junk is as big as a bus and weighs 8 1/2 tons. the scientists say it poses only a slight risk to people on the ground. most of it is expected to burn out on re-entry. and now to tense moments involving a flight in atlanta overnight. a fire broke out in a landing gear of a delta plane. and check out that smoke. the plane ended up being towed to the gate. the passengers safely got off and ended up taking another plane to ecuador. scary. and we have video of another tense landing in florida. a small plane coming in for a landing in
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it was having problems with the landing gear. that plane is used at a flight school. the pilot is seen kissing the tarmac. >> he is feeling grateful and we can can understand. terrifying moments at a wisconsin car dealership. it was caught on camera. a woman opened fire on one of the owners. >> that violence stands from a grudge held more than a decade. our milwaukee station has more. >> shots fired. >> reporter: look at the top of your screen. investigators say surveillance video shows a 45-year-old, melissa, pull out a handgun and start shooting at the owner of a west alice car dealership. he's trying to shield himself inside a honda suv. >> he got shot in the back of the head. >> reporter: she had blocked her victim's escape with the jeep. wounded, he tries to ram the jeep, but he's unable to get through. so he drives forward while she's still shooting and runs away.
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surveillance inside the office, a co-worker and customers in shock. the co-worker gets on the phone and calls 911. eventually she drives off and the chase is on. a car lot worker gives chase along with police. >> which way did they go? >> 25. they're being followed by an employee. they went south on 109th. >> reporter: they eventually catch her and order her out. >> 108, we have the vehicle stopped. we have the occupant getting out of the vehicle now. we're just north of greenfield on 108th. >> reporter: the criminal complaint says she was smiling and was heavily armed with several guns and lots of knives. meanwhile, her victim was bleeding at the car dealership. >> he has a gunshot wound either to the back or the back of the head. he is awake, breathing, conscious. >> our thanks to our station in milwaukee there. should i be surprised there were
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so many camera angles? >> the victim survived, by the way, but you heard them saying the suspect in the case was heavily armed. officers say in her car they found two handguns, assault style weapons. the woman blamed the dealership owner for a head injury she suffered in a 2004 motorcycle accident. >> wow. okay. quk quite a loaded case there. >> definitely. so coming up roseanne gets back into the national conversation. >> and it's taking on important issues like how to talk to your kids and grandkids and gender identity. you are watching "world news now." but life can throw them off balance. try align, the #1 doctor recommended probiotic. with a unique strain that re-aligns your system.
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♪ every time i hear this song it's stuck in my head for the rest of the day and i don't mind because i love it. but, roseanne and the rest of the connor family are back at it taking on some of the most divisive social issues in the country with charm. >> one of the characters is a boy who dresses in girl's clothing. it's now sparking an important parenting conversation. amy robach has more. >> do you feel like you're a boy or a girl? >> a boy. >> reporter: roseanne is back and bolder than ever. >> so what's up with the girl's clothes? >> this just feels like me. i like colorers that pop. it's more creative. >> and how important is this for you? >> it's important. >> you know it's going to be rough on you at school, right? but we'll back you up.
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>> reporter: ground breaking sitcom reboot landing in over 18 million households, igniting an important conversation about how to talk to your kids and grand kids about your identity. >> kudos to darlene for letting mark be himself. given the choice, who knows how many children would choose a style different from what society assigned to them. >> reporter: playing darlene and also a producer on the show spoke out about mark. he's a little boy. he's based on a few kids in my life that are boys who dress in more traditionally -- clothes. he doesn't identify as transgender. >> here's the thing. you're weird, i'm weird, this whole family's really weird. right? so you just got to hang in there until people figure out that weird is cool. >> reporter: the story line resinating with viewers, some taking to twitter saying
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#roseanne talking to her grandson mark is the best ever. another. people need to understand different is okay. once people get that we'll be fine. mark is the best character i've seen in 2018. >> how does this look? >> you look great, buddy. >> these young people who are figuring it out or discovering it, this probably opened a lot of hearts and minds and eyes. >> reporter: amy robach, abc news, new york. >> an important national conversation. >> yeah. another big point of the show is, of course, the fact that roseanne, herself, is a trump supporter. president trump apparently called the actress, roseanne bar to congratulate her on the show. don jr. congratulated her as well and said she may want a late-night show. >> a lot of talk that's driving the numbers as well. well, coming up insomniac theater.
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all right. it's movie time now. insomniac theater. shall we? we have two films opening this weekend starting with stephen spielburg's sci-fi feature. >> it's about a virtual reality world known as oasis where people feel they can go anywhere and do anything. now the creator of the film designed a contest to find a worthy heir to his fortune and control of the virtual world. but an unlikely hero emerges after the first treasure hunt. >> a whole virtual universe. ♪ let me take you on a trip >> people come to the oasis for all the things they can can do.
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if they stay because of all the things they can can be. >> can you feel this? >> um, yeah. the only place that feels like i mean anything. >> reviews have been pretty good with number one hovering around 80% on rotten it may thrill. and then there's this more simple take with apologies to bill and ted. next to the prolific tyler perry who says his 19th film, a psychological thriller is his favorite one yet. it's tyler perry's acrimony. it is about taraji henson and when it becomes clear how bad
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she's been betrayed, things get messy. >> i would do anything for you. and you lie and you cheat on me. i'm done with you. i'm done. >> oh, she is done. the movie hasn't been made available to critics yet. we don't any reviews, but we do have information for you, anyway, thanks to tyler perry. miriam webster says the most searched word is acrimony. for those of you who are wondering, it is defined as anger and bitterness. harsh or biting sharpless, especially of words, manner or feelings. and tyler perry claims to know who bit beyonce in the face. >> what? i didn't know
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this morning on "world news now." breaking news. the man hunt for a police officer's killer. >> that officer was ambushed during a traffic stop hours ago. the shooter was pretending to be a fellow police officer. we have the latest on a manhunt. >> this morning, hundreds gathered in northern california for the funeral of stephon clark, the unarmed black man killed by police. what's next for sacramento. a bombshell warning for coffee. what starbucks and other coffee shops will have to do and why. >> that ball is high, it is far and it is gone. >> out of here. >> the boys of summer spring into action declaring 2018 the year of the long ball. we have a home run derby for you on this friday, march 30th.
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announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> baseball is exciting for opening day. >> the deadly man. that suspect was killed by police after being located in tennessee overnight. >> he was impersonating an officer when he pulled over an off-duty policeman. he fatally shot him. he then allegedly stole a pick up truck and fled. >> he was with the police department and leaves behind a wife and two children. may he rest in peace. now, to sacramento where the funeral of stephon clark led to more protests. >> demonstrators blocked traffic on downtown streets, chanting his name and called for changes against the --
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has more. >> reporter: more protest in sacramento, after an emotional, impassioned service. reverend al sharpton delivering the eulogy at stephon clark's funeral. >> we saw the video. do the right thing! we will never let you forget the name of stephon clark. >> reporter: joining the call for accountability for the officers that shot and killed the unarmed father of two. mourners and protesters demanding answers. the police officers association says it was justified, adding his officers searched for a vandalism suspect running from police on march 18th. they confronted clark in his grandmother's backyard saying clark took a shooting stance. they then fired 20 rounds. >> show me your hands! >> reporter: no gun was found at
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the scene, only this cell phone. those chants echoing at demonstrations from coast-to-coast. the white house not taking a position on the shooting. >> that's something that should be left up to the local authorities at this point. >> reporter: adding to the frustration of those who say it is a part of their fight against police brutality. >> this is not a local matter. they have been killing young black men all over the country. >> reporter: the two officers who shot clark are on paid administrative leave. sacramento police will soon release body cam video from the responding officers in this case. marci gonzalez, abc news, washington. >> thank you. over to washington where one of president trump's most trusted aides has officially left the white house. former communications director, hope hicks was given a warm send off outside the oval office for
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her last day. >> it was a rare moment. the adviser spent the last year serving as the president's right hand woman and gate keeper. it's not clear who will replace her. the president went to ohio to deliver a speech on infrastructure and made stunning comments on syria that caught the pentagon and the state department off guard. the president said american troops will be leaving syria, quote, very soon. defense officials previously stated they plan to keep u.s. forces in the country until isis is defeated. >> coming out of syria very soon. let the other people take care of it now. very soon. very soon. we are coming out. >> the president just said a few minutes ago that the u.s. is coming out of syria very soon. let other people take care of it. we are coming out. >> i can only say it is a general matter. i have not seen the president's comments myself. i don't know the context which his comments were said. but, i can say, as a general matter, this administration looks to other countries to help
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out. >> during thursday's pentagon briefing before the president's speech, the chief pentagon spokesperson says important work guarantees the lasting defeat of these violence extremists. martha raddatz says there's no word of a new u.s. strategy on syria. >> president trump's statements about syria caught the pentagon and the state department completely by surprise. no one there is saying anything publicly about pulling those u.s. troops out and there's a significant isis presence there. what's more surprising is donald trump is the man who said he would never telegraph to the enemy what he is doing. last august, saying america's enemy must never know our plans or believe they can wait us out. he seemed to forget those words. in fact, sent com issued a statement saying sent com strategy in serious is to defeat isis. it is our intention to focus on the aspects of isis that still need to be addressed.
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martha raddatz, abc news, washington. >> martha, thank you. russia is retaliating after expelling diplomats. they have one week to leave the country. it is shutting down the u.s. consulate in st. petersburg. that move comes after the u.s. and several other countries kicked out russian diplomats over the poisoning of an ex-russian spy and his daughter in the uk. coffee shops must include cancer warnings on coffee sold in the state. a nonprofit company sued claiming dozens of companies were violating in state law requiring to list dangerous chemicals used during the roasting process. the coffee company argued the levels are harmless. under armor has been hit be the largest corporate data breach in history. the company says 150 million of its my fitness pal accounts were compromised last month. affected data is user name,
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e-mail addresses. they say credit cards, social security and drivers license numbers were not breached. they discovered the problem on sunday, the same day the city's 911 system was hit with a ransom attack. spring cleaning is hard, especially if you are trying to tidy up after a baby panda, of course. >> this zoo keeper in china was trying to remove branches. simple enough. bamboo shoots there. the panda has other plans. >> latches on to the keeper's leg. she manages to get that guy off and finish the job. so cute. >> not without its challenge. maybe he was just trying to help. right? hey, hey, i'll help you out. i think he was actually trying to stall her, keep her around as long as possible. how cute! >> so cute. >> apparently, baby panda's can eat up to 30 pounds of bamboo every day. those look like they might have been bamboo shoots. maybe it was like, hey! i want those right here. >> she's got the same colors as frank, the bunny. >> they match.
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south texas and louisiana. luckily the area no longer looks quite like this. >> but, with the storm destroying thousands of homes, we want to know how those storm victims are doing. rachel scott traveled to houston. she is here this morning, good morning, rachel. >> good morning. well, on the surface, much of houston appears to be back to normal. thousands of hurricane harvey victims are still displaced and rebuilding. many have no idea when help will come. this sound is familiar to many
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hurricane harvey victims still finding their belongings submerged in floodwater more than six months later. >> reporter: this monster storm ripping apart buildings. >> this fire destroyed multiple homes. >> that car is almost under water. >> in houston alone, more than 3,000 households still live out of hotels. driveways are empty, trash lines the street and the families who left more than six months ago have still not returned. >> everything is gone. >> i lost everything. >> reporter: rosey moved in this home 45 years ago with her family. she stayed to take care of her elderly parents. months before the storm, she lost her mother. when harvey hit, she nearly lost her home. >> it was like a tornado hit. it is like everything was floating. when it happens to you, it's hard to go on living because you don't have a home. >> reporter: for rosey, the
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weight of recovery is overwhelming. the cost, unaffordable. >> i don't have the finances. like people have insurance. i didn't have that. >> reporter: with her fema relief funds running low, houston's lakewood church stepped in to cover all the costs of the repairs. the team is led by michael bright and his wife, terry. >> it's been life changing. i mean, enough so that, well, i left a job and now we are doing this full-time. >> reporter: volunteers, dave and joyce drove half way across the country, weeks after the storm. they've been in houston, ever since, living out of their rv, helping victims like rosey. >> anytime you set out to do something for someone else, it never fails. you get the blessing off of it. >> reporter: their team is helping dozens displaced, replacing roofs, gutting homes and even renovating. victims like connie hillman still grapple with their new
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reality. >> you are trying to work. you are trying to function. you're wearing the same clothes over and over. who knows what clothes you have on. shoes that don't fit. >> reporter: so many of us dream of having something more. these texans are just looking to get back what they had. lakewood's team is hoping to have rosey back in her home in april. charities and churches like lakewood are prepared for a long recovery. experts believe it may take years. >> it's amazing the strength you see in these people and how they're dealing with with all of this. i know she was complaining about the clothes she was wearing, but she still looked great over there. >> she did. >> how can people like us help? >> you can head to lakewood.com/rebuild. >> rachel, also, obviously people want to help with the federal government, but folks in texas are strong and proud and that's why the churches are stepping up there.
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>> houston is really houston strong. i see where that comes from now. they are helping each other out. >> so great to see this all first hand. rachel, thank you so much. great report. coming up this next half hour the young leader of the march for our lives movement becoming a target of gun rights advocates. the campaigns against him online. now fox news host facing back lash over her criticism of the teen. first, the opening day crowd on its feet, watching what could be a rare, inside-the-park home run. a better put on the booster jets, next in sports on "world news now." news now." on "world news now." is different because why would you take a pain medicine when all you want is good sleep? zzzquil: a non-habit forming sleep-aid that's not for pain, just for sleep.
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it's time for spor it's time for sports and we've got the best of major league baseball on opening day. >> the earliest start in mlb history with eager fans showing up all over the country to see the first of 162 games. jack. he's excited. >> let's go yankees! so far, 2018 is the year of the home run. watch this very first pitch of the very first game go deep to
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right. by the cubs ian in miami, against the marlins. it's out of there. we're also bombs away on some other pitches there. it's been a really great opening day. camden yards in baltimore, adam jones hit the season's first walk-off homer. gave the orioles a "w" over the twins. they get a gatorade shower over that one. >> not bad, not bad. check out this rare, inside-the-park home run. eduardo nunez hits it to the gap of left center. collide and the ball gets through the center fielder there. chases after it. nunez is sent home. the throw to the plate looks strong but it hits the mound and the batter scores. >> inside the park home run. all right. while we're at it, check out last year's national league mvp.
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he started out with his career as a yankee with a bang. over powering the blue jays 6-1 in toronto. >> let's check in on the defending world series champs, the houston astros picking up where they left off last year with george springer becoming the first player to hit the lead-off home run in consecutive season openers. mvt jose altuve did their part beating the texas rangers 4-1. >> not too bad. the defending national league champs, the dodgers, hosted the giants in l.a. the only run of the game scored by san francisco here. props to the grounds crew. they were able to clean up and fix a plumbing issue that sent sewage on to the field. that's no good. this was tuesday night. smelly waste caused the umps to call the rest of the final preseason game. >> that's a stinker. >> yeah. >> but, meanwhile, in detroit,
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it was good old precipitation, not sewage, that caused them to be rained out. but that didn't stop the fans from enjoying their tailgate. >> good for them, party anyway. >> we don't care. look, they're still here. >> the game canceled and you keep partying, right? >> keep partying. go on. go tigers. >> sometimes the tailgate is even more fun. >> yes, a little go tigers there. the party didn't last for too long. security had to kick everyone out, send them home. >> what a bunch of party foulers. >> i know. let them tailgate. let them tailgate. >> and a quick reminder that march is almost gone which means the madness will soon come to an end. >> no. >> and your bracket as well? >> let's look at the final four match up, in san antonio. on one side you've got kansas and villanova. the powerhouses will face-off on saturday night. >> but, first the cinderella
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team, loyola, takes on the university of michigan. in case you missed it, loyola's sister jean has competition calling her out. the battle of the granny's. this 98-year-old nun has met her match. >> 100. >> she's keeping it 100 because that's grammy rose's actual real age, 100. she's a legend and it's been a good ride but it's over. >> talking smack. >> it's over. >> so who will win this battle of the titans? will it be sister jean or grammy? i don't even care about the basketball game anymore. >> sister jean all the way. >> i just want to see the granny's going at it. a little arm wrestling match,
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maybe? coming up, we have a very bunny mix and a new polka. >> we can't wait. you are watching "world news now." >> we can't wait. you are watching "world news now."
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...straight years, and it's still recommended today. use as directed. ♪ here comes peter cottontail hopping down the bunny trail ♪ it's time for a special easter mix for you and, of course, we've got our own little easter bunny here in the house. frank is here to say hello and celebrate with us. and we know there's lot of meaning behind easter but let's face it what the kids are most excited about is the easter candy and we're kind of like kids. so, we are going start things off with a little easter candy knowledge for you and we are going to kick that off with jelly beans, by the way. we have jelly bellies in the house that we are snacking on. and that's how they're made. fascinating. you know they sell 5 billion jelly bellies? >> i didn't know that. >> yeah. >> and did you know it was
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founded in bellville, illinois, outside of st. louis? >> my favorite flavors, rotten egg, barf and stinky socks. you open food on the set and suddenly, jack appears. >> jack, you want an egg? okay. here you go. so 15 billion beans eaten per year. >> polka time. >> from economy candy in new york, economy candy.com. ♪ politics and foreign wars ♪ all the weather, all the scores ♪ ♪ that's the world news polka ♪ if you're an insomniac and a good night sleep you lack ♪ ♪ do the world news polka ♪ there's chocolate eggs and jelly beans and even lollipops ♪ ♪ today, i'll drink bear made with bunny hops ♪ ♪ every year, without fail, polka down the bunny trail to
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the world news polka ♪ now you may think my singing stinks, but i don't mind your snark ♪ ♪ easter's coming, so i'll pass over your remark ♪ ♪ hidden jokes in the show ♪ those are easter eggs, you know ♪ ♪ that's the world news polka ♪ it's late at night, you're wide awake ♪ ♪ and you're not wearing pants, so grab your "world news now" mug and everybody dance ♪ you'll know the weekend is near when this little tune you hear ♪ ♪ it's the world news polka ♪ do the world news polka have a great weekend, happy easter, see you monday.
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this morning on "world news now" stormy daniels' case hits a hurdle. see what her legal team is planning, next. plus hope hicks leaves the west wing. who will replace that key role? a routine traffic stop by police is stirring a controversy. the body cam video shows officers telling the driver to get out of the car. but, when he backs out, he's shot. wear now hearing from that driver. >> new this half hour, fox news host is facing a boycott by advertisers. >> what laura ingram said that sparked the uproar of a shooting survivor. and katy perry can cannot be satisfied. her craving for snacks has followed her to a japanese show. now she's the american idol of eating chicken nuggets. it's friday, march 30th.
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>> announcer: from abc news this is "world news now." >> that made me a little hungry. >> a little bit. all right, we begin this half hour with a setback for stormy daniels. the adult film star suing president trump. >> a judge in los angeles denied the request to expedite the jury trial and depose the president and his lawyer, michael cohen, saying the request is premature. the lawsuit claims the agreement she signed to keep quiet with her alleged affair is invalid. daniel's lawyer says he's encouraged by the language in the ruling and plans to refile later on. president trump's inner circle just got a lot smaller. >> hicks was his aide that managed crisis after crisis. white house staffers say she had the ability to anticipate what the president wants, provide affirmation when he needed and have few repercussions. there was no send off for
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david shulkin after he was fired by the president in a tweet. he said political appointees used the scandal over travel to limit his effectively. he insisted the trip he was criticized for taking was preapproved. earlier the president told supporters, things at the v.a. weren't moving fast enough. >> i made some changes because i wasn't happy with the speed with which our veterans were taken care of. i wasn't happy with it. we made a lot of progress, but i want to get them choice and they didn't give us choice. >> shulkin says he agrees with the president about the pace but he warned against privatizing the v.a. he says some forces are trying to profit over the care of veterans. jeff sessions will not appoint a second special counsel to investigate concerns by republicans. at least not for now.
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the attorney general has been under increasing pressure to look at accusations of bias. the mueller investigation, the clinton foundation dealings and an obama-era uranium deal. instead telling members of congress a senior prosecutor will continue to evaluate whether such an appointment is necessary. now, breaking news from kentucky where an officer was killed by a man pretending to be a cop. hopkinsville, kentucky officer philip meacham was off duty when the suspect pulled him over, pretending to be a fellow officer. he opened fire and killed him. he took off in a stolen pick-up truck. he was located overnight in tennessee and killed by police. officer meacham was 38 years old. he was married with two children. and dozens of protesters marched through the streets of sacramento after the funeral for stephon clark. hundreds attended the funeral where reverend al sharpton gave the eulogy.
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demonstrators are demanding charges be brought against the two officers who opened fire on clark. they say they thought he was armed. the sacramento police union is calling the officer's actions justified. a shooting during a traffic stop by a volunteer police officer is facing scrutiny in south carolina. reports say the man who fired the shots used to be a full time police officer two decades ago. authorities are determining whether he'll be charged with a crime. here is abc's steve osunsami. >> are you in a rush? >> no. >> speed limit is 25. i got you going left of center coming on to sunset. >> reporter: south carolina prosecutors poring over these police videos and deciding if someone needs to be charges. >> are there any kind of drugs in the car? >> no, sir. >> okay. i can smell a little bit of weed coming from the car. >> reporter: two of the men with guns seen in this routine traffic stop in south carolina are real police who never fire a single shot. but keep your eyes on this man a state constable who is essentially a volunteer, riding
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along. >> i'm not stepping out of my car. for what? >> you want to step out of the car, please. >> what am i going to step out of the car for? >> reporter: the 28-year-old is refusing to get out of the white cadillac. the constable, whose day job is a pharmacist and identified here on a group website is seen here circling the car with his hand on his gun. >> sir, i need you to step out of the car. mr. flood, i need you to step out of the car. stop, stop, stop. stop! [ gun shots] >> flood puts his foot on the gas, mccoachen fires eight shots. three of them hit flood. >> listen. when someone tells you to get out of the car, listen to them because it could have ended worse. >> reporter: he still had a bullet in his chest. >> i deserve to be shot three times and can i have to live it for the rest of my life. >> reporter: they say he shouldn't have run, but a pharmacist shouldn't be pretending to be a cop.
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>> this guy overreacted. he wasn't properly trained or supervised. >> reporter: normally, it takes months for the videos to release. the city released this one quickly because they wanted people to know their officers reacted correctly. they are trained not to shoot at moving vehicles. these volunteer programs are under the microscope. steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. >> quite a powerful video and the officers obviously wrote up a report like they always do. we still have not seen that report. we're tracking a storm system bringing rain to the northeast. the radar shows the storm system slowly chugging its way from the golf coast. that same system spawned at least five tornadoes that tore across louisiana and texas. east texas is drying out after record rainfall hit austin in college station in san antonio. but flooding is a threat around houston area.
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rob marciano has more on the forecast. >> reporter: tremendous rain across the gulf coast. up to a half foot in some spots. knew system stretched out all the way from ontario, canada to the gulf of mexico. you can see it on the radar. st. louis seeing heavy rain. a line that's strong about to head to atlanta. it weakens as it heads to the east coast. d.c., new york, boston you're going to see light rain and cooler weather. they're watching another clipper system to bring three to six inches of snow. more importantly, it will come in the way of cold air coming in for the holiday in the northeast. chicago could easily see its coldest easter in decades. rob marciano, abc news, new york. >> our thanks to rob there. >> and there have been several tense moments involving flights overnight. >> a fire broke out in a landing gear of one delta flight in atlanta. you can see all that smoke there. the plane was towed to the gate. passengers safely got off and took another plane to ecuador. >> good thing there. officials say seven people got
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sick ton a delta flight that landed in san jose. two suffered motion sickness during the flight from minneapolis. no one was taken to the hospital. after that flight did finally arrive in california. and the media darlings at the men's final four this weekend are the loyola chicago ramblers. they haven't been -- >> i just love that we keep making you say loyola. >> loyola. but, guess what? they haven't been this far since 1963. >> who hasn't been? >> loyola. >> there you go. the star of the weekend so far in san antonio is a young lady who won't be in college for another decade. 8-year-old maria has been interviewing some of the players. her dad coaches nevada which lost to loyola in the elite eight. >> here are some of the highlights starting with the request for an apology from the ramblers clayton custer. >> you beat my dad at nevada. don't you want to say sorry to my dad. >> we beat your dad at nevada? >> yeah. >> oh, i'll say sorry to you, but not to your dad, if that's
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okay. >> i listen to jennifer lopez. i do a dance competition. >> let me see you dance. >> hold the mike. >> i'll hold the mike. oh, that's it right there. >> what's your favorite candy? >> my favorite candy is cookies and cream hershey's. >> i love cookies and cream hershey's. yeah. how tall are you? i think we are about the same size. kansas? >> this lady is my friend. >> since you're from germany and i'm -- >> she's a charmer. she is asking all the right questions. i see a future in reporting for maria. >> sports, news, whatever she wants. >> then again we know she dances too. so maybe this is her side hobby. >> maybe so. >> loyola plays michigan in tomorrow's first game. kansas and villanova meet in the night cap. the winners play monday night. >> should be a good game. advertisers are boycotting a prime time fox news host after
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she mocked a parkland shooting survivor. is her apology enough? could those good looks be getting a proper tribute? an uninspired sculpture is is is getting a makeover in "the skinny." first, here is a look at the forecast. announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by my pillow.
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fire crews are battling a smokey 70 acre fire that broke out last night. officials evacuated 40 homes and shut down a stretch of the turnpike in both directions. so far, no homes have been damaged. a fox news host is apologizing after mocking a survivor of the parkland school shooting on social media. >> that apology is not enough for some advertisers who are now pulling ads from the show. >> reporter: fox news host, laura ingram is at the center of a new controversy. on wednesday, she tweeted about stoneman douglas student saying he was rejected by four colleges to which he applied and whines
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about it. that sparked outrage online with some arguing it targeted a teenager. >> this is just the beginning. >> reporter: he's become an outspoken advocate for gun laws since the parkland school shooting. in response to ingram, the 17-year-old called on advertisers to boycott her show and at least six companies said they would pull their ads, putting pressure on ingram. now, she is tweeting this message, in the spirit of holy week, i apologize for the tweet that may have upset him or any others. >> not anymore. >> reporter: others have faced backlash from conservative commentators and far right websites after leading a protest march over the weekend in washington, d.c. some of those sites compared him to adolf hitler. others appearing to show emma gonzalez tearing up the u.s. constitution. he's responded to the apology, but he's not accepting the apology. he says it's time to love thy neighbor, not mud sling at children.
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>> it will be interesting to see how that all plays out. stick around because we've got a special skinny for you coming up next. >> stay with us, we'll be right back. special skinney.
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♪ skinny, just give me "the skinny" ♪ your friday skinny picks up where we left off last half hour with a very special moment from major league baseball's opening day. >> alex rodriguez is back to work as a commentator calling games. but, apparently, his girlfriend, she misses him. >> check it out. j-lo decided to pop by the announcers booth at dodger's stadium. and she gave boo a kiss. the fellow announcers are trying to play it cool but it seems inside they're freaking out.
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>> i would be, too. >> look at that whisper. what do you think she whispered to him? maybe she was singing one of her songs like ♪ waiting for tonight for you to take me to dinner ♪ >> listen, don't get any ideas, i'm still jenny from the block. >> that's a good one. what else? i'm trying to think of another one. >> my love don't cost a thing, but that's totally fine. >> look at max giving him a hug there. >> they're cute together. i like them. >> cute moment in the box there, that game. and next katy perry taking a break from trying to find the next american idol, and continuing her snack bing in another country. >> last week we saw how in love with snacks katy is. she even stopped production at some points to run off to the services tables. she munched away on all sorts of things. apparently a japanese morning
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show has been paying attention. >> yesterday, katy appeared on a program with a host eager to please the singer with with one of her favorites. chicken nuggets. she really went for it. really getting in there. cheeks full. did she think she was in one of those competitions? >> it looks like she's in for an eating competition but is there any other way to eat chicken nuggets? >> there's no barbecue sauce. >> is that the problem? >> yes. there's no barbecue sauce. >> and yes, i am a honey mustard person. she's such a fan of nuggets. she's wasting them. >> don't waste the nuggets. >> that's not part of the process. her dog's name is nugget. that's how much she likes them. frank does not like nuggets. >> what are your binge foods? scripts? >> i do like franks. maybe that's a thing. he does like scripts. he does enjoy those a lot. he won't spit them back out though, just so you know. all right.
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next to the genetics lottery winner, christiano ronaldo and the artist who honored him with a statue with with a bust. >> it looked more like from the goonies than christiano. but the artist was given a second chance. >> so let's check out the do over, shall we? what do you think? >> chiselled, bronze. ready. >> definitely getting warmer. i'm not sure it looks exactly like the real thing. but it's definitely close enough where i think they can confidently retire the old one. but, we might have someone who could actually use that. our producer, bryan. >> he definitely could. >> there's a little bit of a resemblance there. he might be able to decorate his own home with that. >> after you're long gone that
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bronze statue will be used to mortalize you forever. >> bryan, by the way, tweeted out that picture. he's now trying to deny it and say it was a russian bust. deny, deny, deny. finally, we have high end real estate being put up for sale by martin, martin. >> oh, yeah. martin lawrence's 22,000 estate, 116 acres in purcellville, virginia. it's $8.5 million, five bedrooms, seven bathrooms. and even 3 1/2 bath. >> here is the kicker. he has his own bowling alley. i guess that's syndication money? >> now we are talking. coming up, we are going to talk the final week of march, it is a busy one.
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we'll take a look back and we'll have a dance party. >> martin! party. >> martin!
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and now try downy unstopables with the original scent of tide ♪ ♪ hi, everybody. >> hi. >> it has been a great week here, kenneth. thank you for hanging out with us. >> yep. >> filling in for kendis. >> it's been great. >> getting ready to moisturize here. so, we've gotten to learn a lot about kenneth and learn a lot about him. >> want some body lava lotion? >> i'm okay but something tells me you're going to give us another demonstration. >> yes, fun times with with kenneth and news as well. a new shake up at the white house. an interview seen by millions. >> check it out. >> we're going to start off with with adult porn star stormy daniels, revealing graphic details about his affair with president trump.
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>> a guy walked up on me, said leave trump alone, drop the story. then he leaned around, looked at my daughter said a beautiful little girl, it would be a shame if something happened to her mom and then he's gone. >> president trump doesn't believe anything ms. daniels said last night was true. >> everybody is here demanding justice in the death of the 22-year-old who was shot and killed by sacramento police in his grandmother's backyard. 20 rounds were fired at him. >> show your hands. drop your gun! >> we have nothing to hide and we want to get to the facts and we want to have an investigation that our community trusts. >> for the first time since taking power, north korean dictator, kim jong-un left his country, secretly visiting beijing to meet with the president of china. >> xi jinping said kim told him he was open to a potential meeting with president trump and was committed to the denuclearization of the korean peninsula. kim is believed to have nuclear
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weapons that could reach the u.s. president trump fired another member of his cabinet, v.a. secretary david shulkin is out. replacing him, admiral ronny jackson, the white house doctor who said the president has, quote, great genes. the breaking news about facebook. the embattled social media giant announcing changes to its privacy settings. >> instead of nearly 20 separate screens, you will soon be able to access settings through one page. plus, a more straight forward way to delete anything you don't want in your facebook profile, including apps, posts, photos and comments. rihanna seducing the internet with that tutorial on how to apply that body lava. >> i hear you want to give rihanna some tips. >> a, i will never be able to go back to washington.
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>> do stay with us for "good morning america" and have a great weekend, everybody. making news in america this morning, a massive manhunt overnight for the suspect who shot and killed a veteran police officer in his car. >> i don't know how to do this. i don't know what i'm supposed to say. i just ask for everybody's support. >> the suspect accused of disguising himself as a police officer before the attack. we have new details from the scene. president trump shocking members of his own administration with a surprise announcement that the u.s. will withdraw from syria very soon. and hours after announcing a trade deal with south korea, the president says not so fast. reaction to the new whiplash in washington. plus, new controversy surrounding the head of the epa. another major brand reveals a massive data breach. this time one of the largest ever. how under armour was hacked. and what consumers should do now. plus, coffee now coming with

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