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did this surprise you at all? >> let me st did this surprise you at all?
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>> let me just say, i work in the adult business and i'm a better actor than he is. >> she jokes about his denial that he knew about the money she received to keep quiet. >> and her sketch of the man daniels says threatened her to stay quiet about trump. now there's a reward for information leading to the man's identification. >> and once the sketch was released, people on twitter started pointing the finger at some familiar faces. >> some thought it looked like a younger willam defoe. or new dancing with the stars contestant, johnny damon. >> how about john bon jovi. >> a dead ringer. >> how about "game of thrones"?
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>> it looks most like the qb superstar, tom brady. especially with that hair. the part in the middle is what makes it. >> here's the funny part. that sketch accidentally ended up looking like brady, which makes this infamous courtroom sketch that was supposed to look like brady even worse. it's like sloth from the goonies. baby ruth, baby ruth. >> i wonder if it was the same sketch artist. >> his eyes are like this! >> some say it looks exactly like stormy daniels' husband. >> ooh. >> so who knows. now to the great growing fake news and how advances in technology will eventually make it more and more difficult to spot.
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>> take for example this put together by buzzfeed. it appears to show president obama throwing shade at his predecessor. >> president trump is a total and complete [ bleep ]. now, you see, i would never say these things. at least not in a public address, but, someone else would. someone like jordan peele. >> ah. you had us. >> it looks like he's talking trash about his predecessor. >> that is jordan peele utilizing a couple of programs that affects video. >> that is creepy. peele goes on to say that we need to be more vigilant about what we trust from the internet and rely on trusted news sources. just imagine the power of what you could do with that kind of fake video. >> to be honest, the last three years, i have to admit, i'm t.j. holmes.
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may look like me, but no. >> t.j. would never be awake at this hour. >> oh, no. my mama ain't a fool. told me not to be up at this hour. when we come back, this anniversary tour is coming back to teach you a few things. >> like everything is everything. "the skinny" is next. >> the way you talk about it. next. >> the way you talk about it. ayep, and my teeth are yellow.? time for whitestrips. crest glamorous white whitestrips are the only ada-accepted whitening strips proven to be safe and effective. and they whiten 25x better than a leading whitening toothpaste. crest. healthy, beautiful smiles for life.
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♪ one of my go-to karaoke songs. >> really? even wit ♪ one of my go-to karaoke songs. >> really? even with the rap? >> yeah. >> before there was nora jones, there was lauren hill. similar enough. >> oh, totally. >> so believe it or not, lauren hill's groundbreaking album turns 20, and to celebrate, she's going on tour. hill's solo debut won multiple grammys for songs like "du wop."
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>> there's the numerical theme. the tour will only cost $20. and tickets will go on sale on 4/20. so she's going to sing, for a while, because she didn't own the rights, she hasn't been singing those songs, so she's actually going to sing those songs, so we're told. >> i will go. >> that's what a lot of people said on social. we have good news for bill murray fans. >> 20 years since they got together and had audiences doubling over and memorizing quotes from "caddyshack." and you can't forget about the arch nemesis, of course, that gopher. >> the gopher as well as other movie memorabilia were on display as bill murray and his brothers attended the grand opening of the "caddyshack" restaurant in chicago. >> he showed up wearing his
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sunday best for his first toast. >> it's fun for me to see the pictures of my brothers and sisters and parents. the movie posters, that's a career. but the pictures become that's a life. >> so this is the second location. the first murray brothers was opened in st. augustine, florida. >> they have that going for them, which is nice. >> more of the quotes. there's a theme to his career, "groundhog day." "caddyshack." rodents. next, trading in his black panther suit for a tuxedo. >> the couple were even working the photo line before heading inside to dance the night away.
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♪ she was affectionately known as "the enforcer." the matriarch of the dynasty and husband of president george h. w. bush. >> we are opening up the vault when millie became a mama.
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>> reporter: the weeks of anxious waiting are over. it finally happened early this morning at the white house in a specially four-foot box emblazoned with the presidential seal, and george and barbara bush were standing vigil when their constant companion gave birth, moving them to tears. millie watch has been in high gear since sunday. the english springer spaniel has become a guessing game, when and how many? before labor began, the president correctly picked the litter. >> i would guess six. >> reporter: and right he was, five females and one male. millie is not the first famous bush dog. a millie book is under consideration that would help
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education causes. millie could tell how the arrival of the puppies threatened to disrupt presidential sleeping arrangements. >> she said tonight you're in the lincoln bed alone. >> reporter: millie went into labor while the bushes were watching a movie together with company. mrs. bush missed the last part of the movie and calls the puppies the cutest thing you've ever seen. marshall bush is a safe bet as one future owner. abc news, the white house. >> and millie, one of millie's little puppies came back to the white house as george w. bush's dog. >> there is a park in houston named after millie. the legend continues. this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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good morning. i'm diane macedo. >> i'm kendis gibson. here are some of the top headlines we're following on "world news now." barbara bush, the former first lady has passed away at the age of 92. she's being remembered for her charm and candor. we'll have much more on her life and legacy coming up. officials confirm that cia director mike pompeo secretly traveled to north korea and met with kim jong un over easter weekend. it was part of an effort to set up a summit meeting between president trump and the leader. evacuations are under way across parts of oklahoma as wildfires tear through some 600 square miles.
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and starbucks will close some stores for anti-racial bias training. it comes after the arrest of two black men in philadelphia. those are some of our top stories on this wednesday, april 18th. from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning to you all. we begin with the deadly explosion on a southwest airlines flight. >> this was a nightmare scenario. the plane's engine coming apart in the air. debris punctured the passenger cabin nearly pulling the passenger there, jennifer reirden out of the window. >> the 43-year-old woman was a wife and mother. >> reporter: it's a nightmare scenario playing out in real time. more than 30,000 feet in the air. oxygen masks dropping from the ceiling. everyone terrified. a hole in the plane. a woman nearly sucked out.
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>> the crew couldn't hold back and some were crying. >> there is a hole in the side of the aircraft also. >> reporter: southwest airlines flight 1380, carrying 144 passengers and five crew left laguardia at 10:43 headed to dallas. at 11:04 it hit cruising altitude at 32,000 feet. but minutes later, the left engine failed and one minute later the plane had plunged nearly 30,000 feet. the plane is diverted to philadelphia. multiple passengers say that woman sitting in row 14 was nearly sucked out the window. she was critically injured and later died. >> negative pressure had pulled her outside the plane partially. these two wonderful men managed to get her back in the plane.
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i think i can probably tell you that there was significant trauma to the body. significant head trauma, facial trauma. >> reporter: the plane was on the ground by 11:27 a.m. emergency crews ready on the runway. at least seven more people suffered minor injuries. >> about three rows behind me was where the engine blew out. the crew did a fantastic job with southwest keeping everybody calm and making sure that we addressed the situation. it was a pretty harrowing experience, for sure. >> reporter: the flight crew including the woman co-piloting the plane getting credit for keeping their cool. >> we have part of the aircraft missing, so we really need to slow down a bit. >> reporter: from the ground, officials and passengers could all see the mangled engine. investigators now racing to try and figure out what happened. a team from the ntsb is on the scene. >> one of the fan blades, the
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number 13 fan blade was separated and missing. so this fan blade was broken right at the hub. there's evidence of metal fatigue where the blade separated. >> reporter: it's unclear exactly what caused the plane's left engine to explode. we're now learning the woman killed, albuquerque executive jennifer reirden. she'd been on her way back from a business trip to new york. for investigators, it's now a race to figure out exactly what happened and why. linzie janis, in philadelphia. >> and the ntsb crew is right there in philadelphia right now trying to figure out what happened. but just to hear that pilot so calmly say we have part of the airplane missing, we're going to have to slow down a little bit. she was so calm under all that pressure. >> hats off to all of them for how they handled the situation. so unfortunate that somebody died in this. but a lot of people are waiting to hear how this happened. what a nightmare. >> that crew definitely heroes.
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turning now to the death of the former first lady, barbara bush, the beloved matriarch of that political dynasty. >> she passed away at her houston home surrounded by family. a spokesman described former president bush as brokenhearted, saying he held her hand all day. president trump has ordered flags half-staff today in her memory. >> mrs. bush will lie in repose at st. martin's episcopal church. she will be laid to rest near her 3-year-old daughter who passed away so many years ago, and that is where former president george h.w. bush will be buried some time.
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>> we heard news that he and his family were at peace because they knew she was. >> he also said i'm a lucky man. barbara bush was my mother. >> here's cokie roberts with her own special relationship with the former first lady. >> caller: barbara bush became an american icon and it was remarkable how people really adored her. that she understood that as first lady she had a pulpit as lady bird johnson, her good friend, said. and she used it and continues, continues to use it, even after her passing. the first time i interviewed barbara bush, it was in 1988 for an assignment for "17" magazine. and she takes one look at me and says what are you doing here? why am i talking to somebody from "17" magazine? they can't vote. so i was terrified. we quickly became amicable. it was the first interview with
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laura and barbara bush together. and laura bush was terrified. this was her very formidable mother-in-law that she was going to be interviewed with. and at various times during the conversation, barbara bush would say, laura, it will just get you in trouble. if anybody's going to get in trouble here it should be me. so it was very amusing. barbara bush came in as someone who seemed much more down to earth, even though you can make the case that she had certainly grown-up in privilege. but was not as scripted, was very funny and people were happy about that. >> she was great in interviews and speeches, but i cannot imagine dating a bush son. hey, i want you to meet my mom, called the enforcer. very nice to meet you, mrs.
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bush. >> but she also came from, her cousins, four generations removed was franklin pierce, who was also president of course of the u.s. so it's been in her family blood for so many years. >> in the blood. and reflecting on her time as first lady, barbara bush once said she had the best job in america. >> we're going to get a glimpse of her showcasing the bush white house. eric greitens says he's not stepping down. gop leaders in missouri, they say he should step down, but greitens says that an upcoming hearing will clear his name. the attorney general says he could face a second charge for using a charity donors list for political fund raising. a bid for toys "r" us has been rejected.
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the man behind the bratz dolls submitted nearly a billion dollar bid, but they said that was too low. his bid to save it and 130,000 jobs is not over. he plans to pursue it through the bankruptcy process. last week we showed you a house, a burned out house on sale for $800,000. this next house may have that beat. >> it was condemned five years ago. the roof has holes and mildew was eating away the interior. but it quickly sold for $1.2 million. what? there were five all-cash offers. >> wow. >> the winning bid was a quarter million dollars more than the asking price. >> dynamite, anyone? >> these tech kids. >> they're called tear-downs. this is beyond fixer-upper territory.
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pretty much. >> it's beyond tear down pretty much. coming up, the new reward for a grandma on the run. and did she kill to steal another woman's identity? we'll have the latest on the bizarre murder case. and a rare look at the executive areas of the white house as we remember barbara bush. s we remember barbara bush and her time as first lady. you're watching "world news now." a shift without a disaster my bargain detergent couldn't keep up. it was mostly water. so, i switched to tide pods. they're super concentrated, so i get a better clean. i mean, i give away water for free. i'm not about to pay for it in my detergent. #1 trusted. #1 awarded it's got to be tide. and for a plant-based clean, try tide purclean
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this wild scene played out in l.a. a suspect in a u-haul truck led police on a high speed chase, weaving in and out of traffic, speeding down narrow alleys and side streets, and of course as they do, we get out of the u-haul truck and run into a school. eventually, police caught up with him. yeah, that didn't work out for him yet. i think it becomes news when they actually get away with it. >> oh, yeah? >> which rarely ever happens. >> we wouldn't have many of these. >> no, not at all. and a $6,000 award is being offered for a grandmother on the run. >> lois reece is her name, she's wanted for allegedly murdering her husband in minnesota and
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killing a woman in florida. new surveillance video shows her at a hotel in ocala, florida. >> they believe she's now driving her victim's white acura. reece might continue to target other women who look like her in order to steal their identities. >> scary. we move on right now and the former fbi director james comey made a colorful comparison on late night tv. >> he said president trump's tweets are like a breakup that trump can't get over. he's been talking to brad mielke. >> james comey has said a lot lately about president trump, but when i spoke to him one on one, i wanted to know how he felt about the republican party, because he used to be a republican. and now he says emphatically, the gop has lost its way. >> in your heart of hearts, do you still consider yourself a republican? >> no. no. the republican party has left me
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and many others. i need no better evidence than their new website, which i think is lyin' comey, maybe, attacking me. i just think they've lost their way. and i can't be associated with it. >> when did you see that change take place? >> probably over the trump presidency. and probably began during the campaign of '16. came to the conclusion that these people don't represent anything that i believe in. >> he went on to say he respects some republicans, mitt romney is one of them. but he doubts he'll be stumping for anyone on the campaign trail at any time. he says politics still gives him that icky feeling. we'll have that entire conversation on "start here." you can check it out on apple podcast or your favorite podcast app. next up, barbara bush takes abc behind the scenes at the white house. >> our vault, next. >> our vault, next. takes abc behind the scenes at the white house. >> our vault, next.
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that's the flag at the white house being lowered in memory of barbara bush. she and her husband lived there for four years, and during that time she raised millions.
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>> so the bushes gave sam donaldson and diane sawyer a tour. and we're opening our vault to the year 1989. >> reporter: it is here that the first family actually lives. it is to the second floor of the white house that we go tonight to visit with the president and mrs. bush. >> good evening. >> welcome. welcome, diane. welcome to the white house. excuse me. welcome to the white house. we're delighted to have you here. >> you were expecting us, right? >> we were expecting you. shall we look around? >> this is the floor you call home, right? >> yes. >> can you ever really feel at home in the white house? >> we do feel at home because we have so many friends. everyone wants to make us feel at home. i look at this room and think of nancy reagan. she said her mother and father always had breakfast here when
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they visited. so it's a warm, poignant feeling. >> why don't we divide up and see you in a moment. >> into the queen's room. >> into the queen's room. used to be the rose guest room. but now has been called the queen's room, because this is where five queens have stayed. >> i won't give you a quiz, but i guess queen elizabeth was the last one? >> she came as a young princess, and she brought this mirror with the painting by an unknown artist as a present for her father. the queen mom came with the roosevelts. and wilamena, frederica, and the other dutch one, i forgot now, looking at you face-to-face. >> that's all right, i probably don't look much like her. >> which she's very grateful. >> people other than queens. >> winston churchill liked this room. and susan eisenhower told me
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that once winston churchill when he was visiting ike had been put in the lincoln bedroom. in the middle of the night, they found the lights on, he had just padded across. and i understand he was not well-dressed when he padded across. >> it was said he occasionally went in the buff. you wouldn't allow that? >> i would certainly allow that, i wouldn't look. this is lucy paine todd. and lucy was the first bride in the white house. and i like the painting, because you think about your painting, you have to when you're first lady, and you say i hope i find someone who flatters me. and i look at this and say there hangs lucy, balding of head, five o'clock shadow. what did she really look like?
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>> does the lack of privacy ever get to you? this is the most private outdoor place. >> it's very private. >> we have secret gardens. >> secret gardens? >> yes. >> this family does seem to have remained remarkably the same. but i wonder if eight months into the experience, what has been the hardest part for you? >> it hasn't been hard. i can hardly wait to get up every morning. i know that sounds terrible, but i have loved it. >> sounds great, actually. >> that was their first year in office, and you can see mrs. bush loved being in the white house. she was called the secret weapon, because she was so popular. >> often because of her candor. that moment, if that's what you
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look like in the painting, imagine what she looked like in real life. that is classic barbara bush. may she rest in peace. classic barbara bush. may she rest in peace. there's no heavy bucket, or mop to wring out, because the absorb and lock technology traps dirt and liquid inside the pad. it's safe to use on all finished surfaces tile, laminate and hardwood. and it prevents streaks and hazing better than a micro fiber strip mop, giving you a thorough clean the first time. for a convenient clean, try swiffer wetjet with a money back guarantee. brand power. helping you buy better.
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♪ ♪ sounds like the theme music to "shine bright like a diamond." apparently, diamonds are coming from space. >> really? >> suddenly you're excited about space. >> i want to be an astronaut! >> they found a diamond, a meteorite that recently crashed into earth contained small particles of diamonds in there. >> ah. where? where did it land? >> far away. the diamond's remains are from a lost planet created 4.5 billion years ago, just about when the universe was being created. and so, yeah.
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>> a diamond-encrusted planet. >> celestial body, it was destroyed, but that means there are diamonds flying all over space right now. >> guys! there are diamonds in space! okay, okay, okay. i got to go get a telescope immediately. this next story is pretty exciting too. if i'm not busy being an astronaut i have another job. the whopper sniffing dog. burger king has trained a dog to sniff out whoppers for his visually impaired owner. this was produced by the uk branch. it was trained to smell flame-grilled whoppers, even next to other burgers or fish and chips. the dog belongs to a british hockey player who lost his vision after 15 days of training flynn is now an expert. it's hard to find something to eat. now there you go. he's got some help. >> what if nathan wants a big
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mac, though? >> i'm assuming nathan is a whopper man. >> i assume that he is. >> if flynn fails the test, i think i could do that job. >> i wonder if flynn could help us with this next test. scientists are saying dogs can't predict earthquakes. you know we've had like really powerful earthquakes and such, they say that dogs, cats and other animals anticipate and run and hide, seconds before it happened. for the first time they studied 700 reports of abnormal behavior before earthquakes and they say no, not at all. >> maybe what they were detecting meteorites with diamonds. and a way to clean off the icy debris on the window. the window's still full, that's one way to get rid of it.
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this morning on "world news now," remembering former first lady barbara bush. >> tributes are pouring in after her death in houston just hours ago. we have new details on how her husband, the former president, is doing as we look back at her remarkable life. and the mid-air explosion, what it was like when a window shattered killing a passenger, how she was partially sucked out of that window. we're learning of a high-profile meeting between the u.s. and north korea. the cia director made a secret trip to the rogue nation. will the president visit next? and forrest gump just kept on running, but this, this is just ridiculous. racers at the end of the earth have us feeling a little warmer
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this morning. when there's a race at the north pole, does anybody really win? >> always. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> we thought the boston marathon -- >> yeah, it was 40 degrees, gale-force winds. >> the guys said here, hold this and i'll run the race. we do want to start with the death of an american matriarch. former first lady barbara bush has passed away at the age of 92. >> mrs. bush is being remembered as the rock of her family, known for her outspoken personality, unpretentious style and fake pearls. she decided not to seek further medical treatment. >> former president george h.w. bush is said to be brokenhearted, understandably,
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they've been married 73 years. a family spokesman said he held her hand all day yesterday and was by her side when she took her last breath. >> reporter: the bush family home lies beyond those gates behind me. people from around the city have been coming here since news of barbara bush's death filtered through houston. they've left flowers, held up signs and commiserated the loss of a woman who really meant so much to the country but to houston. always easy to talk to when seen around town. her loss will be felt greatly here in the city of houston throughout the state of texas. long-time residents before their trip to washington and after the bush presidency ended in early 1993. as for what's next, barbara bush will lie in repose here in the city of houston at her long-time family church, st. martin's episcopal church.
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there will be a family service on saturday, followed by a procession to college station, some one and a half hours from houston, where she will be buried in a private service next to her daughter robin who died in her youth outside the bush presidential library. in houston, tom abrams, abc news. and former president george w. bush called his mother a woman unlike any other who kept them on their toes and laughing until the end. >> she was very focussed with her husband and raised more than a billion dollars for literacy. cecelia vega takes a look back at her life. >> reporter: she was the matriarch of an american dynasty, famous for fierce loyalty and razor sharp wit. >> that same fella that i used to yell at to pick up his room, to see him as president is truly amazing. >> reporter: born barbara pierce in rye, new york, the third of four children. at 16, she met george herbert
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walker bush at a school dance. they were engaged a year and a half later before he left for the war. he knew back home she was waiting. >> i would stand there and look out at the blackness of the sky and think about friends i lost, a country i love and about a girl named barbara. >> reporter: the bushes had six children but tragedy struck when they lost their 3-year-old daughter robin to leukemia. >> do you ever get over that? >> no. and that's okay, too. but, but it's true that she is a happy part of our life now. >> reporter: while george built a political career, barbara packed up the kids, moving more than two dozen times. the woman with the down to earth style thrust into the glamorous role of first lady. an irony she would joke about when she got to the white house. >> and speaking of glamour, i want you all to look at me very carefully. [ applause ]
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>> reporter: as first lady, barbara bush left her own mark, promoting literacy, but it wasn't until after the white house that mrs. bush would reveal some of her private views in a memoir, including her thoughts about abortion. >> you are pro-choice. >> i think that's right. and that comes as no surprise to george bush. >> a lot of people were surprised by some of her personal views that she held. >> but there were probably not many surprises for george bush her husband. the two of them, even then, were married for years, 73 years the longest in presidential history. >> as you can imagine, it's very, very difficult now for the 93-year-old former president. we're told he is stoic and strong and wants to be there for the rest of his grieving family. family members started gathering in houston where they live last wednesday after they learned that she was getting really, really sick. >> they all rallied around her and president trump has ordered all flags at half-staff through saturday evening in honor of
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barbara bush. let's move on to the other story we're following, the investigation into the horrible scene in the skies. the southwest airlines passenger nearly sucked out of the window of a plane. >> the woman was killed when the engine exploded, breaking the window next to her seat. a preliminary investigation shows evidence of metal fatigue >> the woman killed was jennifer reirden. a mother of two young children. she was a community relations leader for wells fargo and had been in new york city on a business trip. >> seven other passengers were slightly injured. linzie janis has more. >> reporter: the in-flight terror began just minutes after takeoff. >> number one engine failure. >> reporter: southwest flight 1380, carrying 144 passengers and five crew was headed from
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laguardia for dallas when it abruptly diverted to philadelphia. the cabin losing pressure. masks dropping from the ceiling. terrified passengers, bracing. >> we've got injured passengers. >> injured passengers, okay. is your plane physically on fire? >> no. it's not on fire, but part of it's missing. >> reporter: you can see the left engine mangled. a window in the 14th row blown out where jennifer reirden, a mother of two was sitting. multiple passengers telling us she was nearly sucked out of the plane. >> you hear a loud explosion, explosion shattered the window. wind was pouring through the plane. >> one fatality. >> reporter: at least seven injured. passengers streaming the chaos on wi-fi. one man sending his pregnant wife a good-bye text. >> my wife is in her third trimester for our child.
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so i've spent a lot of time trying to articulate what i wanted my final words to be to my unborn child. >> reporter: shaken passengers evacuated down the stairs to the foam-covered tarmac. right there you can see that mangled left engine. >> the passengers on board the aircraft in addition to the flight crew and cabin crew did some pretty amazing things on a very difficult circumstance. >> reporter: southwest experienced a similar situation in 2016. no one was injured in that incident. that incident is still under investigation. >> we've had two incidents in less than two years, and the question is, is it a maintenance problem with southwest? a design problem with the manufacturer? or is it some new failure mode that we didn't know about that comes when the airplanes begin to get old. >> reporter: the ntsb is here on the scene. this is the first fatality on a domestic carrier due to an accident since 2009. southwest is devastated and expresses deepest sympathies to
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the family of the woman who lost her life. and we have new information on high-level talks with north korea. mike pompeo recently traveled to north korea for a secret meeting with kim jong un. it took place over easter weekend, shortly after he was nominated to be secretary of state. while meeting with japan's prime minister in florida, the president also spoke about his own potential meeting with the north korean leader. trump said five locations are being considered. it's supposed to happen by early june. the u.n. ambassador, nikki haley in the meantime, isn't backing down from a very public spat with white house officials. she said new sanctions would be announced the following day, but that didn't happen. and new white house economic adviser larry kudlow then suggested haley was suffering from momentary confusion. haley fired back a memo saying, with all due respect, i don't
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get confused. kudlow has called haley and apologized. three officials tried to get haley to clarify her comments about the sanctions, but she refused. the irs is giving last-minute taxpayers one more day to file those returns. >> of course yesterday was the tax deadline day. but the irs web page to make those payments online crashed for most of the day. the irs says most businesses with a filing or payment due date on april 17 will now have until midnight tonight, april 18 to either pay online or by mail. >> this might be the first time i'm not on that list. >> look at you! >> how about that? maybe i'll even start my christmas shopping before december 25th! turning over a new leaf, everybody. this is the year! >> woo! progress. all right, coming up, a major move by starbucks,
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planning to briefly close thousands of stores as we learn of another case of a black man being denied the use of a store bathroom. and we're looking at the real-life love story of barbara bush and george h.w. bush. hear what they revealed to barbara walters, and remember to find us on facebook at wnnfans.com and twitter @abcwnn. wnnfans.com and twitter @abcwnn. twitter kpat abc wnn and sprays in the bathroom can be ineffective. try mr. clean magic eraser with durafoam. simply add water, and use in your kitchen for burnt on food, in your bathroom to remove soap scum, and on walls to remove scuffs and marks. it erases 4x more permanent marker per swipe. for tough kitchen and bath messes, use mr. clean magic eraser with durafoam. brand power. helping you buy better.
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we' we're back with a lesson on the importance of cleaning ice off your vehicle. that was a vermont van. luckily the driver in the car was not injured. only a few states require trucks to clear snow and ice off their vehicles. >> clearly vermont needs to be one of them. starbucks says it will close more than 8,000 stores for one afternoon to conduct anti-racial bias raining. >> we're hearing a 911 call that led to an arrest. here's linsey davis. >> reporter: for the first time, we're hearing the 911 call from the starbucks manager who sparked protests and nationwide
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outrage. >> i have two gentlemen at my cafe who are refusing to make a purchase or leave. >> reporter: that call was made after the men were denied access to the bathroom. the two black men were arrested for trespassing and handcuffed. but this man says they were there for a meeting. >> the ceo of starbucks apologized in person and the company announced it will close all locations the afternoon of may 29th to train all 175,000 employees in racial bias education and to make sure everyone inside a starbucks store feels safe and welcome. what happened in philadelphia is now prompting this man to share what happened to hem at a california starbucks. brandon ward says he was denied the code to the bathroom because he hadn't yet made a purchase. but this white man had no problem. >> they just gave it to you. >> right? >> yeah. >> reporter: ward then confronts the store manager. >> i just tried to use the bathroom like you did, and they
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gave it to you. is it my skin color? is it my skin color? >> reporter: starbucks says they take that video very seriously and are working closely with their team to learn from mistakes. as for the manager at this philadelphia location, she's now out of a job. abc news, philadelphia. >> that one-day closure will cost starbucks $12 million. coming up in our next half hour, the video that has people wondering what president obama has been up to since leaving office, and why is he talking about the sunken place? but first, we're opening up our vault to inauguration night 1989 when barbara walters sat down with another barbara, the newly-sworn-in first couple as we remember barbara bush. emember barbara bush.
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♪ ♪ barbara and george h.w. bush were married for 73 years, longer than any presidential couple in history. the two met at a christmas dance when she was 17 and he was 18. she says he was the first man she ever kissed.
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>> now we're opening up our vault to inauguration day 1989 when barbara walters sat down with the new president and his first lady. >> i read that you have breakfast in bed in the morning, watch the television shows together and discuss everything. policy. >> i don't eat breakfast. >> you have coffee. >> coffee, yes. coffee in bed. we flip it on at 6:00, watch 15 minutes on one network, 15 on another, 15 on the next to get a blanket. >> you read the papers? >> yes. >> you discuss policy? >> no. >> we -- very often, he'll read one paper, i'll read another, and we change papers, and i might say look at this article, or he may say wait until you see this one or something. but we discuss like any other two normal people.
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we do not discuss foreign policy, other than just what's of interest to everybody. >> i know that you do not like to speak on issues, because you said you were not elected. >> that's right. >> but do you give your views on issues? and do you take your -- >> do you mean to my husband? >> yes. >> yes, she does. >> he's very polite. and then he does his own thing. >> can you tell us anything either of you, anything that you said, felt, in any area that was of influence to your husband? >> no. that's a hard question, because we grew up together, george and i, married at 19 and 20, been married 44 years. i'd like to think that his enormous feeling about education
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has come a little bit from me, but i know that's not true. education is a time that's come. and i don't think i influenced him on that at all. >> would you describe barbara bush for me? >> careful. >> inside or out? >> any way you want. >> inside. >> a kind and strong and loving person. who -- whose priorities are family, her garden, her faith and -- >> in that order? >> will be totally unspoiled by being first lady of the land and will have emerged, no matter what we do after this, happy. >> i like the picture. >> it does sound wonderful. according to their granddaughter, jenna bush hager, george said "i love you barbie", every night. >> if you ever get a chance to go back and read the letters that he wrote to her over the
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years, fascinating. he letters that he wrote to her over the years, fascinating.
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♪ all right, time for your hump day mix. here is something i don't think anybody in the studio would be down for, even though jack is a marathoner. we'll introduce you to perhaps the coldest marathon. i know you thought boston was cold, but this is the annual north pole marathon. >> oh. >> the northern-most marathon. >> how do they breathe with all those layers on? >> i don't now. the temperature, minus 27 degrees. minus 27 degrees. >> #no thank you. >> they still got 60 runners from over 24 countries. >> the winner is greek!
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what the heck is he doing there? >> they're used to running marathons in greece. >> not in those conditions. >> our director had mentioned a different marathon in the south of france where you drink wine at every mile. >> now we're talkin'. by the way, the winner says it's like an eskimo running a race in the desert. we're going to file this under instant karma. >> go faster. >> ooh! there is the police car. the driver says it took just a few seconds before the guy jumped on the shoulder and got caught by the cops. whoop, whoop. >> the cop knew traffic would be bad on that road. he's like, there's going to be some person who would -- >> easy bait. >> easy bait. sounds like you may have
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experience in this. >> jack called it the shortest police chase ever. he still got out and ran as they do. take a look at this burglar. at the game stop store in georgia. i'll disguise my face by putting clear plastic on it. can't tell who he is at all. he's tried to conceal his face. the suspect identified as 22-year-old kerry hammond. police are still searching for him. >> amazing they were able to identify him with that disguise. let's end things with the cutest game of tag ever. this is 11 month old leo kaufman and zeus in enola, pennsylvania. >> tag, you're it. >> come on, come on. come on. >> look, he's like, i don't like
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when the call came to do cpr, it's my job, it's what i'm trained to do, and i just went and did it. this morning on "world news now," new accounts of what it was like on that crippled airliner, forced to land when one engine reportedly exploded. and new details about the woman who was partially sucked outside the plane. american flags will be at half-staff for the former first lady barbara bush. and cokie roberts shares some of her favorite memories of the feisty first lady. a report that appears to throw shade at his successor isn't what it seems. we'll show you what's really going on. michael b. jordan, it was so nice of him to attend a high school prom. this one's fake news, too.
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>> a little tech fake news. >> it is wednesday, april 18. i guess nothing is real anymore. from abc news, this is "world news now." say good morning to you all. we begin with the deadly explosion on a southwest airlines flight and details about the passenger nearly sucked out of the plane. >> her name is jennifer reirden. she was killed when the jet's engine exploded mid flight over the northeast. it sent shrapnel through her window and partially sucked her out of that window itself. >> she was a married mother of two. she worked for wells fargo bank and was returning from a business trip when that flight to dallas lost pressure and went into a steep descent. >> a loud explosion, the explosion shattered the window.
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wind was blowing through the plane. >> the boeing 747 made an emergency landing in philadelphia. the 149 people on board are calling the pilot, tammy jo schultz, a hero. she was one of the first female military pilots in the u.s. military and the one of the first women to fly a hornet for the navy. >> schultz wasn't the only hero on flight 1380. passengers frantically tried to save jennifer. >> the window had broken. and the suction, negative pressure had pulled her outside the plane partially. these two wonderful men, the emt and a passenger, they managed to get her back inside the plane, and we laid her down and started cpr. we continued that for about 20 minutes. we landed while we were still doing cpr. i have to take my hats off to everyone.
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i was amazingly calm and wasn't frightened. i had a moment of just when the masks dropped down, i thought okay, this might be it. >> that's passenger peggy phillips. you hear her say hats off to the crew. many are taking their hats off to her for how she handled herself in the emergency and tried to save reirden. she thought, i just updated my will. so that's good. it just goes to show a lot of passengers thought it was their final moments. >> there were some seven other passengers who received minor injuries. >> preliminary examination of the jet shows evidence of metal fatigue. southwest's ceo says the plane was inspected two days before the flight. >> there was a similar incident in 2016. the jet's cabin depressurized but no pieces pierced the cabin. both used engines made by the same company.
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there was an incident as well involving an air france plane heading to los angeles and one of its four engines exploded over the atlantic ocean and it was forced to make an emergency landing. it's every one of our nightmares. >> of course. that's the last thing you want to see on a flight. and you feel really helpless. of course the people stayed calm. someone lost their life here and now southwest will be doing everything they can to figure out what happened. condolences are rolling in for barbara bush. >> just two days after her family announced that she will not seek further medical treatment. president trump released a statement saying mrs. bush will long be remembered for her strong devotion to country and family, both of which she served unfailingly well. he ordered flags lowered to half-staff in her memory.
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>> and george w. bush says she brought love and literacy to millions. the elder president bush is brokenhearted but strong. karen travers has more on the life and legacy of barbara bush. >> reporter: born barbara pierce in 1925, she grew up in rye, new york. the daughter of the publisher of mccall's and red book magazines. at a christmas dance at just 16 years old, she met 17-year-old george herbert walker bush. two years later they became engaged before the young pilot left to fight in the world war. the couple had six children but lost their 3-year-old daughter to leukemia. >> it doesn't get easier to talk about. but it makes everybody more valuable. >> reporter: the family made their home in midland, texas
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where george bush went to work in the oil business. they moved more than two dozen times as he transitioned out of the private sector and into politics. he went on to win the white house in 1988. mrs. bush held the bible as her husband was sworn in as the 41st president. as first lady, she promoted reading, chairing the barbara bush foundation. the bushes are retired and spent most of their time in kennebunkport, maine. >> she told family and friends recently that she was looking forward to reuniting with her 3-year-old daughter who died of cancer so many years ago. she will be laid to rest on saturday following a private funeral service. >> first, she will lie in repose at the family's long-term church giving the general public an opportunity to pay respects. >> reporter: this is where of course the public mourning will
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take place. we're going to see two days of private visitation at a local funeral home for barbara bush here in houston, and then there will be a public visitation on friday. she wanted a simple ceremony, although it may not be so simple, because we may see current and former political officials all the way up to and possibly including the president of the united states attending this funeral. she'll then be buried at the same spot where her daughter robin was buried in college station, texas, which is about 90 miles away from where we are right now in houston. one last note about her daughter robin. in her final days we're told, barbara bush talked quite frequently of her daughter and spoke of how she hoped that she would see her first thing upon her passing. for now, this is dan harris on the streets of houston, back to you. >> and barbara bush and the former president were married
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for 73 years. >> he was right there by her side when she passed away, cokie roberts reflected on their family. >> caller: really it was remarkable how people really adored her. i remember president bush saying to me shortly after he left office, everyone loves bar. george said he couldn't do what he did without barbara bush. she was a constant at his side who gave him tremendous support but also huge humor. and when you're a politician, having somebody close to you who can make you laugh when you're going through awful decisions and terrible opposition is a really important thing. laughing can get you through a lot.
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so many of the family members feel a call to public service. and in that, she would be very proud. that was very much the tradition of the bush family. >> our cokie roberts there with the very latest. our thanks to her. and now to the other breaking news about direct high-level talks between the u.s. and north korea. >> mike pompeo traveled to north korea and met secretly with kim jong un over the weekend. >> that was shortly after he was nominated to be secretary of state. it was part of an effort to set up a meeting between president trump and the north korean leader which is supposed to happen by early june. the president says five locations have been discussed for that meeting, but no decision has been made as yet. all right, evacuations are under way across northwest oklahoma as multiple wildfires burn out of control. >> as of this morning, those fires have killed at least one person and ripped through nearly 400,000 acres.
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the largest of those fires is only 3% contained. it comes amid red flag warnings across the region. here's accuweather's paul williams. paul, good morning. >> good morning, kendis, diane. the evacuations in oklahoma must continue because we still have active red flag warnings. texas, as well as all of new mexico leading into portions of even colorado. now speaking of colorado, big-time winds, big-time problems. 60-mile-per-hour gusts likely in force throughout colorado, possibly into the areas where we have the problems with the fire. that's because the wind's accelerating, causing a bigger problem, with that, 6 to 12 inches along i-20 of snow. >> snow still here in late april. thank you. coming up in the skinny, bill murray mixes golf with family and food. and we'll check out the brand new "caddyshack" themed restaurant he and his brother just opened. and the sketch commissioned by stormy daniels who she says threatened her on behalf of the president. you're watching "world news
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now." you're watching "world news now." president. so, does he look familiar? >> hmm. ofba of the president. you're watching "world news now."
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did this surprise you at all? >> let me st did this surprise you at all? >> let me just say, i work in the adult business and i'm a
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better actress than he is. >> she jokes about his denial that he knew about the money she received to keep quiet. >> and her sketch of the man daniels says threatened her to stay quiet about trump. now there's a reward for information leading to the man's identification. >> and once the sketch was released, people on twitter started pointing the finger at some familiar faces. >> some thought it looked like a younger willam defoe. or new dancing with the stars contestant, johnny damon. >> how about john bon jovi. >> a dead ringer. >> how about "game of thrones"? >> it looks most like the qb
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superstar, tom brady. especially with that hair. the part in the middle is what makes it. >> here's the funny part. that sketch accidentally ended up looking like brady, which makes this infamous courtroom sketch that was supposed to look like brady even worse. it's like sloth from the goonies. baby ruth, baby ruth. >> i wonder if it was the same sketch artist. >> his eyes are like this! >> some say it looks exactly like stormy daniels' husband. >> ooh. >> so who knows. now to the great growing fake news and how advances in technology will eventually make it more and more difficult to spot. >> take for example this put together by buzzfeed.
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it appears to show president obama throwing shade at his predecessor. >> president trump is a total and complete [ bleep ]. now, you see, i would never say these things. at least not in a public address, but, someone else would. someone like jordan peele. >> ah. you had us. >> it looks like he's talking trash about his predecessor. >> that is jordan peele utilizing a couple of programs that affects video. >> that is creepy. peele goes on to say that we need to be more vigilant about what we trust from the internet and rely on trusted news sources. just imagine the power of what you could do with that kind of fake video. >> to be honest, the last three years, i have to admit, i'm t.j. holmes.
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may look like me, but no. >> t.j. would never be awake at this hour. >> oh, no. my mama ain't a fool. told me not to be up at this hour. when we come back, this anniversary tour is coming back to teach you a few things. >> like everything is everything. "the skinny" is next. >> the way you talk about it. ou talk about it. ayep, and my teeth are yellow.? time for whitestrips. crest glamorous white whitestrips are the only ada-accepted whitening strips proven to be safe and effective. and they whiten 25x better than a leading whitening toothpaste. crest. healthy, beautiful smiles for life.
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♪ ♪ one of my go-to karaoke songs. >> really? even with the rap? >> yeah. >> before there was nora jones, there was lauren hill. similar enough. >> oh, totally. >> so believe it or not, lauren hill's groundbreaking album turns 20, and to celebrate, she's going on tour. hill's solo debut won multiple grammys for songs like "du wop." >> there's the numerical theme.
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the tour will only cost $20. and tickets will go on sale on 4/20. so she's going to sing, for a while, because she didn't own the rights, she hasn't been singing those songs, so she's actually going to sing those songs, so we're told. >> i will go. >> that's what a lot of people said on social. we have good news for bill murray fans. >> 20 years since they got together and had audiences doubling over and memorizing quotes from "caddyshack." and you can't forget about the arch nemesis, of course, that gopher. >> the gopher as well as other movie memorabilia were on display as bill murray and his brothers attended the grand opening of the "caddyshack" restaurant in chicago.
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>> he showed up wearing his sunday best for his first toast. >> it's fun for me to see the pictures of my brothers and sisters and parents. the movie posters, that's a career. but the pictures become that's a life. >> so this is the second location. the first murray brothers was opened in st. augustine, florida. >> they have that going for them, which is nice. >> more of the quotes. there's a theme to his career, "groundhog day." "caddyshack." rodents. next, trading in his black panther suit for a tuxedo. >> the couple were even working the photo line before heading inside to dance the night away. >> jordan shouted her out and says "this is commitment."
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♪ ♪ she was affectionately known as "the enforcer." the matriarch of the dynasty and husband of president george h. w. bush. >> we are opening up the vault when millie became a mama.
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>> reporter: the weeks of anxious waiting are over. it finally happened early this morning at the white house in a specially four-foot box emblazoned with the presidential seal, and george and barbara bush were standing vigil when their constant companion gave birth, moving them to tears. millie watch has been in high gear since sunday. the english springer spaniel has become a guessing game, when and how many? before labor began, the president correctly picked the litter. >> i would guess six. >> reporter: and right he was, five females and one male. millie is not the first famous bush dog. a millie book is under
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consideration that would help education causes. millie could tell how the arrival of the puppies threatened to disrupt presidential sleeping arrangements. >> she said tonight you're in the lincoln bed alone. >> reporter: millie went into labor while the bushes were watching a movie together with company. mrs. bush missed the last part of the movie and calls the puppies the cutest thing you've ever seen. marshall bush is a safe bet as one future owner. abc news, the white house. >> and millie, one of millie's little puppies came back to the white house as george w. bush's dog. >> there is a park in houston named after millie. the legend continues. this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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at the white house in honor of barbara bush. making news in america this morning, the tributes overtight to former first lady barbara bush. the public good-bye planned for the matriarch of an american dynasty. we look back at her life, her love, her legacy. also breaking overnight, the woman killed after an apparent midair explosion on a southwest airlines flight is identified. the mother of two was nearly sucked out of the window. passengers describe the horrifying moments. >> when the masks dropped down, i thought, okay, this might be it. this might be it. >> the search for what went wrong and the similar incident just two years ago. secret meeting revealed. the cia director's one-on-one meeting with kim jong-un and how it could set the stage for a trump summit next month. those stories, plus google responds to a study claiming

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