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welcome back. this is a wild police chase in daytona beach, florida. that car drives along the sidewalk, even through a park. it loses a tire and at that point the driver tries making a run for it. that's how it ends just about every time. surrendering right there on the ground. the driver eventually taken into custody. >> the running part is -- >> it never works. >> they had quite a bit of equipment on this guy, though. >> they did. they had him. >> better luck next time. and the so-called dancing fbi agent has made his first court appearance in denver. >> chase bishop was off duty earlier this month.
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you saw it there, he tried doing a back flip, dropped his gun, it discharged and shot another club goer in the leg. he is facing second degree assault. meanwhile, the fbi is conducting its own investigation which could result in his termination. we're learning new details about one of the current contestants on this season's bachelorette. lincoln pleaded guilty to indecent assault and battery for groping a woman on a harbor cruise in boston two years ago. warner bros. said in a statement, no one in the production had any prior knowledge of the incident. they also said when he was cast he denied any sexual misconduct. kim kardashian-west has finally met the woman she helped get out of prison.
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>> she traveled to memphis to visit with alice johnson who is beginning her life as a free woman. she described to abc news the moment she told johnson she would be leaving prison. >> and i said wait, you don't know? and she was like know what? and i was like, you're going home, and screams and cries, and we all just cried on the phone. >> johnson had been in prison since 1996, serving a life sentence for cocaine trafficking until west convinced president trump to commute her sentence. it was her first offense. >> and apparently, kim kardashian showed her how to use snapchat. >> she's out of prison now, she's got to get out there. check her out. she's even got the filter game going. the little bunny ear going. frank is a big fan of that filter by the way. coming up, duchess meghan's solo trip with the queen. >> and it's not just people who enjoy some ed sheeran. "the skinny" is next. him for college. in 24 hours, you'll send him off thinking you've done everything for his well-being.
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>> ln do it. all right, well, somebody probably wasn't feeling loose and calm during her latest field trip. we're going to start with a little royal bonding experience for britain's newest royal. >> not sure she was dancing. the new duchess of sussex embarked on a night out with queen elizabeth. they set out overnight in the queen's private train for cheshire. it features nine burgundy carriages that include a formal entrance hall, a sitting room, bedrooms and full-sized bathrooms. >> of course. by the way, this is a pretty big deal for meghan. according to vanity fair, not even prince harry or prince william or duchess kate have been invited onto the queen's train. duchess meghan may soon get the
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royal treatment at home in hollywood. >> she is in the running for her first emmy award. it's for her role in "suits". now that she's a full-time royal, this might be her last shot at winning an emmy. >> will we run into prince harry and meghan at the emmies? we're guessing the nomination will be there. so we will be at the red carpet. and next we have a look at a re-imagining of a disney classic. "dumbo" first soared into our hearts in 1941 as the baby elephant with the huge ears. but now he has reappeared in a live remake directed by tim burton. >> let's take a sneak peek at the just-released trailer. ♪ >> i am a huge tim burton fan. i'm so excited for this. the cast is amazing.
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danny devito stars as the owner of the struggling circus. michael keaton, eva green, colin farrell all in this film. >> some say the version is a little too dark for their taste. it is tim burton after all. one twitter user saying batman, willy wonka, alice in wonderland, dumbo, if you loved these stories when you were a kid, now tim burton is here to put an end to that. >> i disagree. i think he has a different take on these thing. i kind of like the darkness. i don't know what that says about me. but i'm pumped. the movie hits screens march 29 of next year. and from flying elephants, let's go to birds performing interpretive dance to ed sheeran. >> yesterday we showed you how the singer loves felines with a wax figure of sheeran in a cat
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cafe, and more proof that animals love ed. >> two cranes in central florida appear to be dancing to "perfect." some say they were dancing in synch to the music. they may be off a little bit. they may need to work on their footwork. but the feeling is there. somebody was blasting the song out of her car and noticed the cranes started to move along with the music. so she took out her cellphone, and boy, are we grateful for this video. cute. >> beautiful. and last but not least, a pro athlete who always has his game face on, even if he's playing against his own kids. >> check out kicker graham gano. his family was playing kick ball and he decided to get involved. >> what was he doing there? that ball is gone. >> yeah, he's rounding the bases. that was a home run. >> he's taking his time doing that.
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>> there are the parents that let their kids win, and the parents that say, no. they need to learn what it's like. he falls in the latter category. they need to know what it's like to lose and when dad kicks the kickball into the woods. >> that is a savage move. no enrollment window. no waiting to apply. that means now may be a great time to shop for an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. medicare doesn't cover everything. and like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, these help cover some of what medicare doesn't pay. so don't wait. call now to request your free decision guide. it could help you find the aarp medicare supplement plan that works for you. these types of plans have no networks, so you get to choose any doctor who accepts medicare patients. rates are competitive, and they're the only plans of their kind endorsed by aarp. remember - these plans let you apply
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raccoon perhaps. he was climbing up a skyscraper, and we have a happy ending to report. let's go to matt gutman. >> reporter: the little raccoon scaled to internet stardom in the time it takes to climb a 25-story building. now famous as the npr raccoon, she started her climb to fame on monday. trapped on the second story of the minnesota building, that pole didn't get her down. it scared her off. more spiderman than raccoon. she clung to the building. employees snap pictures as she made cameos in their windows. late tuesday, she nearly made it to the top of the ubs building and the top trending spot on twitter before ascending to the 17th floor for a nap, leaving t professionals and use cat food.
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they used that tasty snack to lure her onto the roof and into this cage. and she was released into a suburb. the exact location not disclosed. she had to avoid the paparazzi. matt gutman, abc news, new york. >> she wasn't sure she wanted to go, it seemed. no, i'm just hanging out. >> that's my favorite photo right there. >> watching her make it finally over the ledge. that last span of the building has no windows. no ledges to rest on. and i was cheering by myself in my office. go little raccoon, go! she is safe and sound, back in the wild. >> we have more raccoon images. >> let's dig in. a few fun facts. >> they apparently like to ride gators. that one is, i guess, surfing. i'm not sure what to call it. and this guy is just special. >> it's like swimming with dolphins, except they're
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raccoons with claws and teeth and fur.
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good morning. i'm diane macedo. >> i'm victor oquendo in for kendis gibson. here are some of the top headlines. economists say now is the time to pay down any credit card that may have, since the fed has hiked interest rates for the second time this year. it will also make adjustable rate mortgages more expensive. a possible tornado ripped up an outlet mall, bringing down buildings and overturning cars. weather service investigators are headed to wilkes-barre today. secretary pompeo is making it clear there will be no sanctions relief from north korea without denuclearization. he spoke with south korean and japanese officials.
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but president trump is claiming that the nuclear threat is over. and happy birthday mr. president. president trump turns 72 today. so far he has no public events scheduled. so we'll have to see how he's celebrating. those are some of our top stories on this thursday, june 14th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> guessing you're not going to pop out of a cake and sing to the president this morning? >> not in my game plan. you? >> yeah, also. also, i'm surprised we don't have any inkling on how he's going to be celebrating today. >> we'll find out. >> happy birthday mr. president. we begin this half hour with your money and how it's going to be affected by the new interest rate hikes. >> the fed making it clear it anticipates two more hikes by the end of the year. any debt you may be carrying is going to start costing you more. rebecca jarvis has more.
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>> reporter: the economy booming, and to keep it from overheating, that rate hike, with the federal reserve signaling two more increases this year. >> the main takeaway is that the economy is doing well. >> reporter: the key takeaway from consumers carrying credit card debt or thinking of buying a car or home, the price is going up. >> if you are ready, you might want to consider locking in rates now when they're lower. >> reporter: adjustable rate mortgages also getting more expensive. and for anyone with a balance on those credit cards, now is the time to pay it down. >> it's only going to get more expensive. most credit cards are variable rates. so within a billing cycle or two, you'll see rates go up. if you are carrying any debt, it's important to pay it off. >> reporter: the fed expects the jobs market to continue improving and that unemployment could hit 3.6% this year, the
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lowest rate since the late 1960s. rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. apple is closing a security loophole used by law enforcement to crack into iphones to solve criminal cases. the software update will disable the data port an hour after it's locked, making it virtually impossible without a password. fbi and other agencies have relied on third party companies. they say the same flaws could be exploited by criminals. mike pompeo expects to resume negotiations with north korea within a week or so, but president trump is already claiming victory. the president says the nuclear threat is gone and the world can now sleep well. abc's kyra phillips has more. >> reporter: president trump landing back in the united states, declaring there is no longer a nuclear threat from north korea. everybody can now feel much safer than the day i took office, he tweeted.
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but kim jong un still has his nukes. >> okay. >> reporter: and the joint statement he signed in singapore didn't indicate how and when he would give them up. it also didn't say that denuclearization would be verifiable and irreversible. >> i read the statement, and it's difficult for me to see if something was actually agreed to or not. >> reporter: arriving for talks in south korea, secretary of state mike pompeo says he expects major disarmament from the north within the next two and a half years. he bristled at questions from the media calling them ludicrous. >> we have developed a very special bond. people are going to be very impressed. >> reporter: just as the president was declaring victory, so, too, was north korea.
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trump pledged to, quote, lift sanctions as mutual relations improve through dialogue and negotiation, not exactly what president trump said in his news conference. >> the sanctions will come off when we are sure that the nukes are no longer a factor. >> reporter: north korea's newspaper also trumpeting the president's announcement that the united states will no longer engage in military exercises with south korea. >> we're not going to play the war games. >> reporter: south korea caught offguard. democrats now saying in a sit-down with kim, the president gave a lot more than he got. >> this is not the art of the deal but seems to be the beginning of the art of concessions. >> reporter: but president trump is confident his bet will pay off. >> i believe that he wants to get it done. >> you trust him. >> i do trust him, yeah. i think he trusts me, and i trust him. >> reporter: bottom line, we are still waiting for the specific and verifiable steps on exactly how north korea will dismantle and destroy its nuclear arsenal.
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secretary of state pompeo saying he is confident north korea understands there will be in-depth verification. kyra phillips, abc news, the white house. we're getting our look inside a government shelter for the children of immigrants who have been detained. the largest shelter in brownsville, texas is a former walmart and home to boys age 10-17. they get three daily meals, two snacks, video games and movies. they are each assigned a therapist to help them deal with separation trauma. prosecutors are trying to decide whether to charge sylvester stallone with sexual assault. a santa monica woman filed a report last year saying he sexually assaulted her in the 1990s. he disputes that claim. and it has been a year since steve scalise was wounded on a baseball field.
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>> and now they're ready to suit up again. brad mielke has more. >> coming at you from the "start here" studio. it was just about a year ago that a lone gunman opened fire on that congressional baseball practice. tonight at the annual charity game, steve scalise will be starting at second base. he said if it wasn't for the congressman from ohio he might not be here. but when we talked to the former army ranger, he said he was thankful for scalise. when you see steve scalise on the field tonight in uniform, what is going through your head? >> how lucky we are. what got me emotionally was a couple days later when i started thinking about how bad it could have been. >> and tonight winstrop will be in the field. you can hear more about the moment they went back to that practice field, that is all later this morning on "start
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here." check it out on apple podcast or your favorite podcasting app. coming up, soccer fans -- >> hold on, we need to address something here. do you know what time it is? >> no. >> you know who else doesn't know? it's "world news now," not america this morning, and i don't know if you've noticed, victor, but kendis does not wear a tie during "world news now." i don't know if you read twitter, but a lot of our viewers are very confused. they can't tell what time it is. it's "world news now," and you've got that. >> i thought about not wearing a tie. >> we need to take care of this issue. >> she has scissors. >> once and for all. so -- >> oh, ho, ho, ho! >> for those of you who asked me to settle the situation, settled! >> that situation was settled. >> is this more casual? >> we try to keep things a little more casual and a little more relaxed here on "world news now."
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>> so this is my look this morning? >> so, yeah. i think that embraces the tone of the show a little bit better. now you are a true insomniac. >> do you do this to everyone who fills in? >> i have not cut the tie off someone before, but that felt surprisingly good. this should be a form of therapy. you have another one for america this morning, right? >> no, this is the only one i brought this morning. i'll make it work. coming up, soccer fans, the day is finally here. >> the world cup gets under way today, even without team usa, the fans worldwide are gearing up for the matchups and the proposal to split california into three separate states is also coming up. >> we'll explain how that is supposed to work. that's coming up next on "world news now." >> how's your tie supposed to work now? >> it's great. how's your tie supposed to work now? >> it's great.
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welcome back. this fall voters in california will decide whether or not they think the golden state should be divided into three separate states. >> under the proposal, los angeles would technically no longer be in southern california.
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david louie from our san francisco station explains how. >> reporter: proponents say california is too big and unmanageable and is losing people because of high taxes and a quality of life on the decline due to traffic and other issues. >> we see people leaving california in droves, and this is an opportunity for californians from a wide variety of demographics and geographies in california to say they want something more and different and better. >> reporter: san francisco and sacramento would be part of the state of northern california, with a population of 13 million versus nearly 40 million for a single state. the coastal area from monterey to los angeles would be called california and have about 12 million residents. and southern california would have 14 million people. they have not decided how to divide the assets.
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silicon valley see plenty of obstacles that could be costly. >> how do you divide up a one-transportation set of systems, water delivery that's already a fight as one california. our energy grid. >> reporter: not to mention the need to build two new state capitol buildings and building and funding high speed rail. congress would still need to approve the measure if it passes. david louie, abc 7 news. >> an interesting part is it would triple the number of senators in the state to six, but the house of representatives would stay the same, they would be split. here's the geography of it and how it breaks down. >> kind of weird that los angeles would no longer be part of southern california. i'm not quite sure how that works, but that's the breakdown. that's how they would be splitting up the state. >> i wonder why three and not two. interesting. coming up, the world cup gets under way.
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>> our number one soccer fan is here to show us all we need to know and then some. you're watching "world news now." soccer fan is here to show us all we need to know and then some. you're watching "world news now."
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♪ ♪ that is sunrise in moscow, just a few hours ago, and it is the morning that billions of soccer fans and ronaldo have been waiting for. >> and clearly we are prepared. >> the world cup starts today, and unfortunately, team usa is not involved. >> that really hurts. the home team russia gets things started with saudi arabia. and here with us is our resident super soccer fan here. >> soccer analyst in the house. >> this is the big show. 64 matches. >> best player in the world. >> we'll get to him later. >> 12 stadiums across an expanse of 1800 miles. they don't get much bigger than
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cristiano ronaldo, portugal european reigning champions. he is also, as you may know, a highly-sought-after pitchman. >> he endorses a few products. >> just a few. >> including american tourister. but let's name them. nike, tag haeur. >> people want to be like ronaldo. >> who wants to be like ronaldo is lionel messi. >> he's trying. >> he's pretty good. >> he's okay. >> he's been at the top of his game for about a decade, but no major championships. no world cup, no south american championship. >> kind of a knock against messi, right? >> yes, it is. >> those are facts, my friend, facts. >> facts, as they call them. >> he's also not on twitter.
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he's got plenty of people on twitter. check out, we are mess lionel messi, messi stuff. you get the idea. also a lot of hope. a lot of fans hoping to see mohammad salah, he sent egypt to the world cup for the first time since 1990. >> he's one of the best players in the world. >> one of, but not "the." >> he had a terrific season for liverpool, suffered an injury last month. playing against real madrid. been in a race against time, trying to get fit for the tournament. >> is he ready? >> we'll see what happens. there's plenty of drama, including whether he will play tomorrow against uruguay. also, save a cheer for egypt's goalkeeper.
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>> what's his deal? >> when he plays tomorrow, he'll be the oldest player ever in a world cup, 45 years old. >> no way. >> good for him! >> most 45-year-olds will be drinking beer while they're watching the world cup. this 45-year-old's going to be playing goal for egypt. >> can we get to the fashion part of it? >> let's get to the fashion, it's retro russia. on the right you see the jersey in the 1990 world cup. on the left is what they're wearing in this tournament. >> kind of understated. >> kind of close. adidas got adventurous. this is spain, on the right, what they're going to wear against portugal. >> you mean i'm not wearing the official spain? >> nice t-shirt te to tu.
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>> i'd be rooting for team usa. but they fell short. >> i believe that we will -- oh. swag. are we going to get any free stuff? >> those are things that develop. we'll see. these are real classics. these russian dolls. take a close look. it should be noted that those are whistles in their mouths. >> oh. >> there's also another one that you might recognize. just for the watching audience it should be noted that that is a whistle in vladimir putin's mouth. >> i see. getting ready to make a call. >> anybody hungry? how about sausages. >> soccer ball sausages? >> yeah. >> very confusing. >> if you're still hungry, pickled cucumber on a stick marinated in beer. >> that, i would try. >> that's not for me. >> any predictions?
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>> germany wins the world cup. hard for me to say, but i said it. >> but portugal. we've got ronaldo. did i mention -- ronaldo. did i mention --
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♪ time now for "this happened." we're going to start by taking you to japan and a baseball game there. >> okay. >> and a pretty epic first pitch. and then it unravelled after that. starts here with these mascots. this guy, i don't know if i want that guy pitching against me. he's going to take the ceremonial first pitch there. >> that is some outfit. oh! uh-oh. >> charges the mound. the catcher, who is another mascot, he tries to break it up. they're not having it. >> okay, okay. everything looks okay. >> now, as this keeps going, he starts checking the guys for weapons. a little patdown.
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and you know what? he's going to let the fight happen. he's just going to let this go. >> now you have a fair fight. >> this turns into -- oh, the chest slap. ine guy who loves chines >> are they going full-on wwe? >> yes, they are. >> the leg lock. >> oh, no. oh, oh. >> wait. >> how is this going to end? the suspense is killing me. they need the rope. >> is this what happens at every japanese baseball game? >> is this a special thing? oh, oh, oh. >> that's it. by the way -- >> he's my favorite one. huge fan. all right, next to a little
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i z in nashvillee, monkey do, tennessee. the boy starts jumps up and down. the little bear decides to follow suit. it was posted by patrick parker, that's his 5-year-old son ian. he jumped up and down. they did nothing else, and the bear just decided to follow suit. patrick said the bear came over the glass and started jumping. >> that is a pretty successful trip to the zoo right there. that's pretty awesome. and finally -- >> for anyone who loves carbs. >> this little girl might be my spirit animal. this is a cute little baby holding -- >> a loaf of bread. >> -- pretty much an entire loaf of sliced bread. she made her way off with it, and she looks exactly like you would imagine a little kid who just stole food would look.
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>> i love that it's bread and not cookie or ice cream. >> it's bread.
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this morning on "world news now," the search for a possible sniper. >> cars near seattle's airport have been riddled with bullets on the driver's side. police are taking every precaution, even closing the runway for a time. severe storms and a possible tornado ripping apart stores in pennsylvania. pennsylvania. also this morning, t he president says the nuclear threat from north korea is over, but that country still has its nukes. we'll take a look at the next step in negotiations with the north. and this is one way to find fame. a girl in this image is now a local celebrity after getting her head stuck in a truck's exhaust pipe. hear what she's saying this morning. it's the sweet summer treat that's also short, we're talking strawberry shortcake. there's a national holiday dedicated to this dessert.
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so there's only one thing we can do. and that's eat it. >> yes! woo-hoo! >> and that's thursday, june 14th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> are you going to eat strawberry shortcake with us? >> of course. i'm having whatever you're serving. we're going to start things off on a serious note beginning with what police are calling an active shooter situation. police say the gunman fired bullets into at least four vehicles outside the airport. >> authorities closed a road near sea-tac airport along with there e me delays, btion.t reeo otherwise the aiort is running at full capacity. will carr has more >> reporter: officers armed with long guns, searching for a gunman after at least four cars come under fire near sea-tac
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airport close to rush hour. this driver says he was about to get off state route 509 which runs close to the airport when a bullet ripped through his door. >> i heard a boom and glass all over my face, and i looked, and i saw that it went through the passenger side, and i realized it was a bullet. >> reporter: authorities shutting down both sides of the highway, snarling traffic, but at least a handful of drivers -- >> we're all still standing. >> reporter: -- feel it could have been worse. >> i'm lucky because of where the bullet hole entered and exited. some people had higher up shots. >> reporter: the shooter still at large. authorities shut down a runway, but the impact on air travel has been minimal. will carr, abc news, los angeles. and to president trump declaring there is no longer a nuclear threat from north korea, even though kim jong un has not given up any nuclear weapons.
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during a visit to south korea, mike pompeo said the u.s. wants kim to take major nuclear disarmament steps within the next two years. he expects talks with north korea to resume in about a week. but he slammed a reporter who asked for details on the denuclearization process saying he found the question insulting, ridiculous and ludicrous. meanwhile, the president is dismissing concerns about his human rights record of north korea. he said a lot of other people have done some really bad things. as for his decision to negotiate with kim, the president praised him as smart and tough. he was able to take control of his country at a young age, and he said, quote, i think we understand each other. abc news has learned president trump's long-time lawyer, michael cohen, is
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parting ways with his legal team and will likely cooperate with federal investigators. this comes two months after the fbi raided cohen's home and office. pierre thomas has more. >> reporter: he was one of president trump's closest confidantes, at his side for more than a decade. his long-time lawyer and fixer, michael cohen. >> i'm obviously very loyal and dedicated to mr. trump. i'll do anything to protect mr. trump. >> reporter: that loyalty is now being put to the test. sources telling abc news, cohen is likely to cooperate with federal prosecutors. word he's parting ways with his own attorneys. among the reasons, a source says concern over payment of legal fees. he's under incredible pressure. in april, fbi agents raided his apartment, office and hotel room seizing documents and more than a dozen phones and electronic devices. >> i just heard that they broke into the office of one of my personal attorneys. good man. and it's a disgraceful situation. >> reporter: the u.s. attorney for new york's southern district is investigating cohen's personal business dealings,
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including his role facilitating a hush payment to stormy daniels, who claims she had an affair with president trump. as the u.s. attorney's office digs into cohen's close relationship with president trump, special counsel robert mueller has questions too. sources tell abc news he wants to know what the president knew about cohen's efforts relating to russian real estate investments. the president has insisted his fixer won't flip, tweeting in april, sorry, i don't see michael doing that, despite the horrible witch hunt and dishonest media. cohen has not been charged with any crime. our john karl asked the president if he'd be in line for a pardon. >> mr. president, what about mr. cohen? >> thank you very much.
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[ inaudible question ] >> stupid question. >> reporter: the pressure is mounting. a taxi driver has agreed to cooperate. and prosecutors are in the process of trying to get access to millions of cohen's records. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. now to breaking news overnight, a possible tornado touching down in pennsylvania. >> the damage is extensive at the shopping center in wilkes-barre. a worker at a panera location said they had tables and chairs flying. meanwhile, wildfires have triggered evacuation of more than 3,000 homes. hot and dry conditions in the southwest are helping fuel wildfires, but that could change in the next few days thanks to tropical moisture from hurricane bud. paul williams has the latest on that. >> diane, victor, we have mostly dry conditions and sizzling
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conditions with gusty winds making it even drier, exasperating problems with the wildfires throughout the area. so we need help from mother nature. bud to the rescue. although much weakened, bringing showers and thunderstorms, drought-easing rain and flash flooding. bud's going to be a tropical storm and continue to weaken but will bring downpours to the part of the country we need most. victor, diane? >> paul, thanks. and the lights are back on at the las vegas airport after major delays and security issues. a cable serving the area went down twice plunging the terminal into darkness and halting a baggage claim. the control tower was not affected, but more than 175 flights were delayed. this morning power is fully restored. and two men are dead after their small plane crashed into a wooded area of northern new jersey. investigators say the twin-engine plane had just taken
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off for hyannis, massachusetts when it skidded and broke apart. the ntsb is investigating. rising interest rates means it's more expensive to have credit card debt or an adjustable rate mortgage. the federal reserve has raised interest rates for the second time this year and two more hikes are likely before the end of the year. now is the time to pay any credit card debt that you have if possible. so in our business, curiosity is considered an asset. if you don't know something you do what you can to figure it out. >> you got to do what you got to do. but you probably don't need to stick your head in an oversized truck tailpipe to figure out how big it really is. >> nope, you don't have to do that. >> she's really in there. a minnesota teen did exactly that at a recent music festival. she needed fire crews, and they needed a power saw to free her. >> oh, my goodness. so the sheriff's department
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cited the girl for underaged drinking, surprise, surprise, but after posing for pics with the teen and the tailpipe, the truck's owner says she won't have to pay for the repairs. he's just glad she's okay. >> that tailpipe had its own solo moment of notoriety, spending a few hours on display at a local bar. >> in fairness, it is a very big tailpipe. >> you don't really see those that often. >> but you don't need to get that up close to observe that. >> shocking that alcohol was involved. >> yeah. >> really surprising. >> i'm sorry, that image is too ridiculous. i'm glad she's okay. not so graceful, but coming up, graceful acrobatics. a look at the intense training for monster truck drivers. >> do, do, do. and we are ready to indulge in our sweet treats on this national strawberry shortcake day. you're watching "world news now." awberry shortcake
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gunfire. the security guard says the driver of that red truck tapped his toyota from behind. when he got out to talk to the driver, the man tried to drive off. that's when he fired his weapon in self-defense, he claims, trying to deflate the guy's tires. luckily, no one was hurt. no charges were filed but police are investigating. >> strange. meantime, a former penn state fraternity brother has entered the first guilty plea. >> timothy piazza died and now his parents are preparing to speak in court. gio benitez has more. >> reporter: one of the 26 students charged in the hazing death of 19-year-old tim piazza taking responsibility and pleading guilty to nine charges, including four counts of hazing.
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>> he is anxious to make amends. >> he decided to step forward at his earliest opportunity. >> reporter: that evidence, showing him giving piazza alcohol. the drunken piazza fell down a flight of stairs. and the students waited 12 hours to call 911. >> we have a friend here who's unconscious. >> we didn't ask for a plea agreement. none was offered. we didn't think that was appropriate. we came to court, acknowledged responsibility, and he's preparing to be sentenced. >> piazza's parents have spent months going to court, and now are waiting for the sentencing. the piazza family attorney says they're pleased to see one individual take responsibility and they want the others to do the same. burke will be sentenced at the end of july. gio benitez, abc news, new york.
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we are getting our first look this morning at police body cam video showing a oklahoma sheriff's deputy helping save a boy's life. >> a woman was asking for help with her 3-year-old son who appeared to be choking and wheeler knew exactly what to do. >> what did he take? >> it was a sucker but it was, oh, no. >> a quarter. >> a quarter, babe! >> is that it? >> he was choking on the quarter. happy to report the little boy is just fine. >> you see that came right out. a quarter. careful. coming up in the next half hour, kim kardashian meets the woman she helped free from prison. but first, the women of the rougair giants rld, flying of metal and rubber. making it look easy. k world, flying
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welcome back. we are talking about trucks. some really, really big trucks, and they do flips and spins. some even dance. so they're kind of dangerous. some crazy maneuvers. >> when you think about monster trucks, you may not expect a former beauty queen to be behind the wheel. but as linzie janis shows us, the face of the extreme sport is changing. >> reporter: big wheels. big crowds. and big air. true to tradition. monster trucks are still as high-octane and heart-pumping as ever. but what might surprise you is who's behind the wheel. what's it like to drive one of these 12,000-pound trucks? >> exhilarating. >> non-stop adrenaline. >> reporter: these are two female competitors who aren't just keeping up with the boys.
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they're leading the pack. gearing up for the monster jam world finals in las vegas, a freestyle and racing competition pitting drivers of both sexes against each other. a rarity in the world of extreme sports. so have you actually beat men in a competition? >> yeah, absolutely, we have. >> reporter: how's that feel? >> the best feeling. >> reporter: monster jam, the u.s.'s most popular oversized motorsport tour draws in upwards of 4 million spectators around the country each year, and thousands more overseas. so it's no surprise that cynthia and candace have celebrity-like status. >> reporter: but champions are built, not born. and their road begins over 1,000 miles away in the otherwise quiet town of paxton, illinois,
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home base for monster jam university. a perfect place to try new things. candace, a mom of two, is a former beauty pageant queen, trading in tiaras for torque. >> the first time i saw these trucks, i said i have to drive one of these things. >> reporter: both flipped over in your trucks this morning. >> yes. >> reporter: how's that feel? >> normally, i'm a little upset with myself because i didn't save it. i would like to take the truck to the ragged edge and bring it back. >> reporter: how worried are you about your safety? >> i'm not worried at all when i'm in my truck. >> reporter: at the finals in vegas, the course is a unique challenge. >> it's awesome, because every year, the monster jam track, it's always a surprise. so we're so nervous to see what oingo okike. >> reporter: the night of the
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competition both candice and cynthia deliver strong freestyle performances. the competition is fierce, though. and they miss the podium, but -- >> i had so much fun. >> reporter: -- they say winning doesn't necessarily mean placing first. >> i had so many dads that have come up to me, they brought their daughters to monster jam because the son wanted to come, and now the little girl wants to be a monster jam driver, it's because women like us are out there supporting the sport and getting female fans involved. >> reporter: for "nightline," linzie janis in paxton, illinois. >> i want to be a monster jam driver. that looks awesome. have you ever been? >> no. always wanted to. >> it's really loud. good thing that little girl was wearing earplugs. >> they love the outfits to go with it too. up next, we are making strawberry shortcake. >> that's great, because i think we're hungry.
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>> the chef is here, and he's going to show us the tricks of the trade. we're already salivating over here, very excited. here, very excited. a
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boys and girls, moms and boys and girls, moms and dads, brothers and sisters, cats and dogs, welcome to the world of strawberry shortcake. >> all right, thank you for the boys and girls, moms and dads, brothers and sisters, cats and dogs, welcome to the world of strawberry shortcake. >> all right, thank you for the introduction there, mr. sun. it is very appropriate for the celebration of the national strawberry shortcake day. >> this is a real thing. chef, thank you for being here with us. >> these look amazing. >> so celebrating strawberry shortcake day. this is the unofficial kickoff of summer. it's so great. >> is that why you made two of
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them? >> yes. we have the classic strawberry shortcake. we're so used to seeing this at a restaurant, the individual dessert. that a lot of us don't know the real strawberry shortcake is a real cake, this big, beautiful thing. and the key to a great strawberry shortcake is really good strawberries. that's why it's in june, when strawberries are fresh. try them. >> i'm going to help you. >> quality control. oh, those are good. >> that's the driscoll berries, every time. as a chef, that's why i pick driscolls, whether i'm cooking at home with the family and the kids or in a restaurant. they're consistently fresh, juicy. >> and then how do you make the layers? >> this is like a big biscuit. layering it with fresh cream, berries. you want to give me a spoon of whipped cream? >> glad-ly. boom! yes. >> and then look at that.. >> see that?
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i made it myself. >> all you. >> and you did a fantastic job, i have to say. you take this anywhere. taking berries for a day at the beach, a picnic at the park, they're going to make any moment you have special. >> what about these little guys? >> this is a fun twist. this is a vegan strawberry shortcake. that's coconut whipped cream. you whip it up, add a little sugar and vanilla. >> it's vegan, too. >> what about the biscuit part of it for the vegan one? >> so still flour, but we're using coconut oil and coconut milk instead of butter and cream. >> you tell me just boom, plop the whipped cream on. but these have the pretty swirl which i've always wanted to learn.l
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>> yes. >> ah. >> she's a natural. look at that.
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breaking news on "world news now," we are tracking severe weather that has collapsed buildings and overturned cars in pennsylvania. also shelters for undocumented children are nearing capacity in texas. we take you inside one of the largest shelters. and an emotional reunion. >> kim kardashian-west meets the woman she helped free from prison. and alice johnson gets a lesson in snapchat. duchess meghan is spending quality time with her grandmother-in-law. the queen taking her somewhere neither harry nor william have even been. begin with brre weathrough
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>> a possible tornado hitting wilkes-barre, pennsylvania now being blamed for extensive damage including downed buildings and power lines. car parts were strewn all over the parking lot. carolyn blackburn of our scranton station is there. >> reporter: we are seeing pieces of a building that have completely come off. you can definitely smell some gas here. the outlet as far as we can see, the storefront has been completely smashed in. a very heavy police presence as well. you have to be a little careful walking around the parking lot, because we have seen pieces of cars all over. >> but the good news here, so far, no reports of serious injuries. weather service investigators will be out there later today. let's turn to paul williams for more. >> the same low is lifting towards maine.
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half of vermont and the tip of new york, and occasional rain. the desert southwest with dangerous dry, parched conditions, still allowing for wildfires to run rampant, but we will have bud to the rescue, bringing tropical moisture with a shot of showers and thunderstorms and possible drought-easing rain. i'm accuweather meteorologist paul williams. >> and that tropical moisture just can't come soon enough for the wildfire-ravaged western states. >> there were 40 active wildfires in 12 states across the country. most concentrated in the southwest. more than 3,000 homes under evacuation orders. reporter: residents versus towering flames. armed with garden hoses, desperately trying to save homes in moab, utah. the fire claiming eight. and west of denver, the buffalo
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fire. residents were allowed in to quickly grab important things then get out. >> it was a little scary, for sure, thinking your house is hidden in the smoke. >> reporter: the flames boosted by dead trees and bark beetles. near durango, fires engulfing 25,000 acres. >> conditions are complicated by steep and complex terrain. >> reporter: supercharged by the worst bone-dry drought. >> this is one of the driest years we've had on record. >> reporter: in nevada, campers burning waste are possibly to blame for a scorcher near lake tahoe. and in california, near 400 firefighters racing to extinguish a blaze above beverly hills. >> helicopters right above and i'm thinking this is not good. >> reporter: firefighters are still on high alert, but there is no word on when the roadblocks can come down so rado.e can go home.ayton ndl,
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police are searching for at least one person responsible tor a series of highway shootings. four cars were hit near sea-tac airport. no one was injured. the road and one of the runways were temporarily closed as a precaution. both are now open again. the gunman remains at large and they are calling the situation an active shooter incident. now to president trump's latest claim of success after his summit with kim jong un. he tweeted that the world can sleep well, because there is no longer a nuclear threat from north korea. the country still has its nuclear weapons, but mike pompeo offered a vague timetable saying the u.s. wants kim to take major steps within the next two years but he would not provide more details. sources tell abc news that the president's former lawyer and confidante is likely to
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cooperate with federal investigators and they say michael cohen is parting ways with his attorneys. maggie rulli has more. >> reporter: president trump's long-time lawyer and fixer, michael cohen, has stood by the president's side for more than a decade. >> i'm obviously very loyal and dedicated to mr. trump. i'll do anything to protect mr. trump. >> reporter: but sources are now telling abc news, cohen is likely to cooperate with federal prosecutors, something the president insisted he would never do. >> i just heard that they broke into the office of one of my personal attorneys. good man. and it's a disgraceful situation. >> reporter: cohen has been under pressure since fbi agents raided his office and hotel room, seizing documents and phones and electronic devices. they are investigating cohen's business dealings, including a hush payment paid to stormy daniels.
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cohen is parting ways with his attorneys, among the reasons for the split, a concern over payment of legal fees. but while cohen has not been charged with any crime, john karl asked the president if he would pardon cohen. >> mr. president, what about michael cohen? are you considering a -- >> thank you very much. [ inaudible question ] >> stupid question. >> reporter: and as the u.s. attorney's office continues their investigation, robert mueller has questions as well. sources telling abc news, he wants to know what the president knew about cohen's involvement relating to russian real estate investments. while it's unclear what cohen will do next, so far he has not identified any replacement legal counsel. and house republican leaders are trying to build support for
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a compromised immigration bill ahead of votes on two competing measures next week. opponents demanded a change in the policy of separating families. joe crowley says he's fine after suffering heat exhaustion during the protest. but we are getting a look inside a government shelter for undocumented immigrant children. tom llamas reports from brownsville, texas. >> reporter: i was part of a group of journalists allowed into the casa padre facility that houses undocumented immigrant children. it used to be a walmart super center, 250,000 square feet, converted now to house these children. and they're almost at capacity. that's nearly 1500 children that they serve three meals a day, two snacks, bedding and education. from what we saw, it looks like they were treated very well, they were smiling. they get haircuts, meals, snacks. the kids were laughing, playing video games, foosball, soccer outside. the facility has a movie
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theater. they converted the loading dock into a movie theater. it looks like a dormitory with five beds to each room. they have a medical unit. if they have other medical issues, they take care of them. it's a pretty robust facility. the headline being that they will soon run out of beds here. and soon the federal government will get to a point if they keep separating families, they'll get to a point where they have to create new shelters to house those children. tom llamas, abc news. a former penn state fraternity member has entered the first guilty plea. ryan burke is one of 26 students facing charges in the death of timothy piazza. burke is being accused of giving piazza a bottle of vodka. piazza fell downstairs and the fraternity brothers waited 12 hours before calling authorities.
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>> oh, yes, we did. thank you, dominoes. we like our cheese and toppings exactly where you left them. coming up, the fbi agent who accidently shot someone on a dance floor has his first appearance in court. see what's next for him. and we're getting our first look at the live action remake of dumbo from the mind of tim burton. we'll see what that looks like in the skinny, you're watching "world news now." what that looks like in the skinny, you're watching "world news now." ow from the mind of tim burton. we'll see what that looks like in the skinny, you're watching "world news now."
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welcome back. this is a wild police chase in welcome back. this is a wild police chase in daytona beach, florida. that car drives along the sidewalk, even through a park. it loses a tire and at that point the driver tries making a run for it. that's how it ends just about every time. surrendering right there on the ground. the driver eventually taken into custody. >> the running part is -- >> it never works. >> they had quite a bit of equipment on this guy, though. >> they did. they had him. >> better luck next time. and the so-called dancing fbi agent has made his first court appearance in denver. >> chase bishop was off duty earlier this month.
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you saw it there, he tried doing a back flip, dropped his gun, it discharged and shot another club goer in the leg. he is facing second degree assault. meanwhile, the fbi is conducting its own investigation which could result in his termination. we're learning new details about one of the current contestants on this season's bachelorette. lincoln pleaded guilty to indecent assault and battery for groping a woman on a harbor cruise in boston two years ago. warner bros. said in a statement, no one in the production had any prior knowledge of the incident. they also said when he was cast he denied any sexual misconduct. kim kardashian-west has finally met the woman she helped get out of prison. >> she traveled to memphis to visit with alice johnson who is beginning her life as a free
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woman. she described to abc news the moment she told johnson she would be leaving prison. >> and i said wait, you don't know? and she was like know what? and i was like, you're going home, and screams and cries, and we all just cried on the phone. >> johnson had been in prison since 1996, serving a life sentence for cocaine trafficking until west convinced president trump to commute her sentence. it was her first offense. >> and apparently, kim kardashian showed her how to use snapchat. >> she's out of prison now, she's got to get out there. check her out. she's even got the filter game going. the little bunny ear going. frank is a big fan of that filter by the way. coming up, duchess meghan's solo trip with the queen. >> and it's not just people who enjoy some ed sheeran. "the skinny" is next. >> and it's not just people who enjoy some ed sheeran. "the skinny" is next. him for college. in 24 hours, you'll send him off thinking you've done
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♪ skinny ♪ just give me "the skinny" ♪ skinny ♪ just give me "the skinny" i got it, i got to get the dance moves.
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>> loosen up, it's going to be fine. you can do it. all right, well, somebody probably wasn't feeling loose and calm during her latest field trip. we're going to start with a little royal bonding experience for britain's newest royal. >> not sure she was dancing. the new duchess of sussex embarked on a night out with queen elizabeth. they set out overnight in the queen's private train for cheshire. it features nine burgundy carriages that include a formal entrance hall, a sitting room, bedrooms and full-sized bathrooms. >> of course. by the way, this is a pretty big deal for meghan. according to vanity fair, not even prince harry or prince william or duchess kate have been invited onto the queen's train. duchess meghan may soon get the royal treatment at home in hollywood.
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>> she is in the running for her first emmy award. it's for her role in "suits". now that she's a full-time royal, this might be her last shot at winning an emmy. >> will we run into prince harry and meghan at the emmies? we're guessing the nomination will be there. so we will be at the red carpet. and next we have a look at a re-imagining of a disney classic. "dumbo" first soared into our hearts in 1941 as the baby elephant with the huge ears. but now he has reappeared in a live remake directed by tim burton. >> let's take a sneak peek at the just-released trailer. ♪ >> i am a huge tim burton fan. i'm so excited for this. the cast is amazing. danny devito stars as the owner
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of the struggling circus. michael keaton, eva green, colin farrell all in this film. >> some say the version is a little too dark for their taste. it is tim burton after all. one twitter user saying batman, willy wonka, alice in wonderland, dumbo, if you loved these stories when you were a kid, now tim burton is here to put an end to that. >> i disagree. i think he has a different take on these thing. i kind of like the darkness. i don't know what that says about me. but i'm pumped. the movie hits screens march 29 of next year. and from flying elephants, let's go to birds performing interpretive dance to ed sheeran. >> yesterday we showed you how the singer loves felines with a wax figure of sheeran in a cat cafe, and more proof that animals love ed.
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>> two cranes in central florida appear to be dancing to "perfect." some say they were dancing in synch to the music. they may be off a little bit. they may need to work on their footwork. but the feeling is there. somebody was blasting the song out of her car and noticed the cranes started to move along with the music. so she took out her cellphone, and boy, are we grateful for this video. cute. >> beautiful. and last but not least, a pro athlete who always has his game face on, even if he's playing against his own kids. >> check out kicker graham gano. his family was playing kick ball and he decided to get involved. >> what was he doing there? that ball is gone. >> yeah, he's rounding the bases. that was a home run. >> he's taking his time doing that. >> there are the parents that let their kids win, and the parents that say, no. they need to learn what it's like.
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he falls in the latter category. they need to know what it's like to lose and when dad kicks the kickball into the woods. >> that is a savage move. he falls in the latter category. they need to know what it's like to lose and when dad kicks the kickball into the woods. >> that is a savage move. no enrollment window. no waiting to apply. that means now may be a great time to shop for an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. medicare doesn't cover everything. and like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, these help cover some of what medicare doesn't pay. so don't wait. call now to request your free decision guide. it could help you find the aarp medicare supplement plan that works for you. these types of plans have no networks, so you get to choose any doctor who accepts medicare patients. rates are competitive, and they're the only plans of their kind endorsed by aarp. remember -
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raccoon perhaps. he was climbing up a skyscraper, and we have a happy ending to report. let's go to matt gutman. >> reporter: the little raccoon scaled to internet stardom in the time it takes to climb a 25-story building. now famous as the npr raccoon, she started her climb to fame on monday. trapped on the second story of the minnesota building, that pole didn't get her down. it scared her up. more spiderman than raccoon. she clung to the building. employees snap pictures as she made cameos in their windows. late tuesday, she nearly made it to the top of the ubs building and the top trending spot on twitter before ascending to the 17th floor for a nap, leaving many to wonder what could be done to get the furry creature down. the answer, call t
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they used that tasty snack to lure her onto the roof and into this cage. and she was released into a suburb. the exact location not disclosed. she had to avoid the paparazzi. matt gutman, abc news, new york. >> she wasn't sure she wanted to go, it seemed. no, i'm just hanging out. >> that's my favorite photo right there. >> watching her make it finally over the ledge. that last span of the building has no windows. no ledges to rest on. and i was cheering by myself in my office. go little raccoon, go! she is safe and sound, back in the wild. >> we have more raccoon images. >> let's dig in. a few fun facts. >> they apparently like to ride gators. that one is, i guess, surfing. i'm not sure what to call it. and this guy is just special.
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>> it's like swimming with dolphins, except they're raccoons with claws and teeth and fur. >> and you just want a rabies vaccine. >> yeah.
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making news in america this morning, severe weather slamming the northeast overnight. a possible tornado tearing through a shopping plaza trapping people and flipping cars while in the west extreme heat and drought are igniting more than 40 wildfires forcing thousands to leave their homes. the concern this morning and how bad the conditions could get. president trump defending the dictator. his controversial new comments about kim jong-un's record on human rights as secretary of state mike pompeo in south korea overnight tries to clear the air about what president trump actually agreed to do. disturbing claims of elder abuse against comic book icon stan lee. this morning the allegations against his business manager and the new restraining order.
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