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incredible rescues in pennsylvania caused by dangerous flooding. one person was trapped on a small island. finally he jumps into a rost to reach dry land. there were high water rescues in several communities. both were used to help residents get to higher ground. some people are saying they couldn't believe how quickly the waters roads. the ex-wife of a fired ohio football coach has spoken with investigators looking into the action of the head coach m.i. m.i. meyer. her husband zach faces hundreds of abuse charges. meyer denied knowing about a 2015 incident, meyer remains on leave. a rivalry played out on social media peaked in a physical scuffle.
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george ko stabbed him through the heart. ko now faces life behind bars. we will check out one man's stunt to get a selfie that landed him in a mess of trouble. >> yes. it was caught on camera. this was the scene that played out in a national park in alaska. this man showed up in a live stream taking a selfie, even turning his back wading into a wild brown bear feeding area. >> those bears are really close, brown bears are dangerous no, one was hurt the park officials now say the three people involved in this video are all facing criminal charges. >> it's possible, it's a possible live stream. this is a live video right here of that live stream in alaska. can you see, there are bear there is all the time. >> there are bears there all the time. >> there is no joke. >> there is nobody dumb enough to be there at this hour at the
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katmai national park in alaska. oh, did you see the salmon? there they go. they're jumping. >> this is like planet earth, everybody, look close to the trees. the salmon are fighting for their lives as they go upstream. oh, there's the bears. >> let's hope they survive little guys. >> swim, swim! >> we are just kidding. next. women are standing up for what they deserve in the office in the world and finally, in the bedroom our natural lubrication varies every day it's normal so it's normal to do something about it ky natural feeling the lubrication you want nothing you don't get what you want
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♪ r-e-s-p-e-c-t ♪ find out what it means to me >> we are having an aretha dance party. ♪ >> we are here with the skinny, beyonce dedicated the concert to aretha. speaking of respect, another hollywood a-lister showing some body double. >> we recently saw dwayne "the rock" johnson as a pickup truck as a simple thing there for him. his gift so hard right now. everybody is doing it. >> everybody is doing it. now we are meeting another professional doppelganger, reese witherspoon has just introduced
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her fans to her double, reese witherspoon, just kidding. >> reese shared some shots of her and merry lee together. their first together was 2003's "legally blond 2". it's tough, man. they've worked on five films teth toke since. reese can't get over how much they look alike, neither can i. >> you are right, how many different movies has reese done she needs a body double? >> he does her own stunts. reese is really hard core. okay. alabama. she's not going to go to alabama. >> all right. now, we're continuing our coverage of tv's version of the fun and sexy hangnail. we're talking about "bachelor in
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paradise." >> last night with tia, before the season of the "bachelorette." speaking of the deville, who makes a cameo. >> the bachelorette, herself, the newly engaged becca. >> when i sent you home, that's not the case at all. when i sent him home that night it was because i had three other guys there that i felt better feelings for and i could actually see a future with. i think he is still figure out what he wants. >> those are code words i've used before. >> that's terrible. >> then from there, we saw a lot of colton all up in his feelings. man. >> that's just so much emotion. >> he said i'm not crying, you're crying. yeah, oh well. >> i have feelings. >> oh, well, let's not forget about the real humping here at
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abc. >> you? >> no, besides jeff the man that sits here at the deck at 6:30, 5:30 central, slightly better looking than us, slightly better hours than us, anchor david muir. >> you show me the ways of david muir's amazing instagram feed the muscle swell is always on. conveying look of feeling in his eyes, because i'm going to show you the news. >> let's see what happens when the guys from queer eye are asked who they are into these days? >> david muir, honey, that abc "nightly news," read me the news, he was on the other day, i said i thought guns were illegal in vietnam. he was giving you all these bicep, oh honey. >> oh honey is right. >> the guns away. >> potential proof there is, indeed, life on mars and it's a muppet. >> it's a muppet.
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"friends" like how to be single. >> do you want my business card or maybe 400 of them? orter: but found a new way to find work. dating apps. >> i'm not using it as networking. if it turn noose that, i'm happy. >> reporter: he says he's nabbed about ten job referrals through dates on kindsle and bull marketable and a wedding gig where he can make up to $10,000. >> the first time i got a photography job from tinder. i did the job. we went on a couple move dates the people that came on the shoot with us, liked what i did and hired me over and over again. >> i think the most obvious risk or meeting someone on a dating app and you rick setting yourself up for a really uncomfortable six or worse, reputational damage, being fired. what's really important is being transparent. >> reporter: now some dating apps are capitalizing on users
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looking for job connections him bull marketable created bull market him bizz and tinder that created rip him that left you swipe left or right on a potential mentor. >> assuming you feel confident in the boundary settings that might ultimately lead to it does a lot of access to a group of people or a conversation or getting in front of someone that you might not get if front of otherwise. >> reporter: as for phil, he says he will keep using his dating app for professional love and interest. >> tinder, bull marketable, it's good ways to check with good people in the world, if are you a good person, then anything can come out of that. >> reporter: rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. >> i am hitting up mine. >> he is swiping. >> hitting my mentor right now. you up? >> i don't know if it's going to
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good morning. i'm maggie rulli in for diane rulli. >> federal investigators are now looking to two cases of stolen planes ending in fiery crashes. the latest crash near provo, utah, involve a man that intention ally crashed into his own home, this after a domestic violence arrest. a utah fire fighter died battling the mendocino complex fire. that's now the largest fire in the state's history. it is primary day in four dates, voters are heading to the polls in wisconsin, minnesota, connecticut and vermont. governor seats in the house and senate are up for grabs. it will serve as a test to
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democratic enthusiasm. three people are facing criminal charges in alaska on this place where a man was live feeding in a bear area. nobody was hurt. it's tuesday, august 14th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> it's not like those bears are fast or anything like that. >> it was worth the instagram post. a bear charging in the background, the half smile, looking cute, an upward angle. >> he turned his back on them. and they're not hungry either. >> maybe it's worth it? all right, let's begin this half hour, investigators are looking into yet another stolen plane ending in a deadly crash. >> this second crash happened in utah. they say a pilot crashed a jet into his own home hours after he was released from jail in a
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domestic violence case. >> the whole house, oh my gosh. >> reporter: versions in you that you now trying to figure out why 47-year-old dwayne dowd allegedly stole a plane from the company he worked for and deliberately crashed it into his own home with family members inside. officials say on sunday dowd was booked on domestic violence charges and made became. two hours later, they got the call. he described as an experienced pilot died in the crash. his wife and child were able to escape. his daughters still processing what happened. >> i'm still in a little disbelief. >> reporter: meantime, over the weekend in seattle, another plane crash. >> i've played video games before, so i know what i'm doing a little bit. >> reporter: authorities say richard russell, a baggage handling for verizon air stole a passenger jet from seattle sea-tac airport managing to take
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it on crashing. j just a broken guy, i never knew it until now. >> reporter: the fbi says he has no ties to terrorism. airport authorities say he passed federal background checks, even extra security measures at that airport. authorities now reviewing the recovered data recorders from that plane hoping it will provide insight into how russell was able to steal an airplane at one of the nation's busiest airports. . >> thanks, sonia. we will turn to a floodingge m th havelr in omesheoving of two good spartans in darby, pennsylvania, forming a human chain using bed sheets to save a
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grandmother topped on her van. >> in west chester, pennsylvania, rain is trop trapping people in their homes and businesses. >> good today, road closure, rivers riseing from d.c., albany, harrisburg and we're looking for widespread thunderstorms, heavy rain showers, including omaha and in addition to that, still hot in the desert southwest and the northwest with record challenging heat it's problem with the wildfires. the smoke causes problems, reduced visibility and poor air quality. >> yeah the smoke from many of those fires can be felt far east. turning now to president trump, taking aim at former aid omarosa, tweeting last fight that she made up the claim that he used the "n" word. the president is now calling omarosa deranged as she continued her media blitz and warned she may be able to
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release more recordings. >> reporter: president trump, the reality tv star-turned-president trading insults with omarosa the "apprentice" durn turned senior aid, she talks about her new book unhinged. >> he kind of unrav else from day one in the white house and how i saw very early on he wasn't really fit to hold the office of the presidency. >> reporter: president trump on twitter saying he knows it's not presidential to take on omarosa, tweeting calling her wacky amro sarks writing that people in the white house hated her, she was vicious but not smart. omarosa again on abc. >> i think it's sad with all the things going on in the country, that he would take time out to insult me and insult my intelligence. this is his pattern with african-americans. >> reporter: the war of wordsic nighting over omarosa, releasin
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six room as john kelly fired her the other captures the president saying he didn't know she was fired her. the other capturing the president saying he didn't know she was fired. >> omarosa, what's going on? i just saw on the news that you're thinking about leaving? >> general kelly said that you wa . >> reporter: she claims to have more recordingles as the white house threatens legal action if se releases any more. >> i protected mile. because this is a white house where everybody lies. >> reporter: president trump tweeted omarosa has signed a non-disclosure agreement. the aclu weighed in, if it is, in fact, untrue, it may be unenforceable donald trump cannot muzzle federal employees. >> president trump's praising the decision to fire the fbi agent who was removed from the russia investigation for sending anti-trump tech messages. a report from the justice department inspector general shou showed peter strzok showed
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unprofessional bias. the fbi overruled an internal recommendation to defend and demote strzok opting instead to fire him. a candidate for the florida state legislator is apologizing about having a college degree. melissa howard said in a tweet, she was wrong and set a bad example. she claims to have graduated from miami university. the republican now has no plans to top out of the race. she may face legal troubles. some are asking for a criminal investigation. a california family made it virtually impossible to forget anyone's birthday. >> come along with us, the one-year-old was born aupg 13th. so was her mom, her grandfather and great grandmother. that's four generations of the same family all born on the same day. lori's mom sarah said she wasn't so sure the youngest would cooperate. >> several weeks before we thought this won't happen. once we reached the week of, we
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looked at each other and said, i think we're going to do it. ty we're going to hit the day. it's fate. >> so they share the guinness world record with four other families around the world. they said they have been told the odds of it happening are one in one million. how about that? >> she says it's fate. they never induced labor, a c-section. they wanted that date of august 13th to be their family day. >> it makes you wonder, what's going on the previous day for all those generations. >> they were trying yorker new yorker /* -- network. >> a very dark anniversary, the blackout of 2003, and ominous sign much of the nation's grid is very much at rick. it's the gift that keeps on giving. another challenge, it's worth it. i swear. there is a horse.
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oh, these scenes, 15 years ago today, the blackout of 2003 a series of faults caused by
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tree branches in ohio triggered a malfunction. equipment failures. it was a ripple effect. some 50 million people plunged into darkness. >> most of them were left without power for 24 hours. many were left in the dark for weeks. >> just after 4:00 p.m. on a thursday, here in new york city, thousands of commuters were left stranded inside subway tunnels and commuter trains. back then it was a weird thing. now it's the nortchal mta. they were forced to walk across bridges in the searing 91 degrees heat. >> new yorkers were able open the windows and walked down stairs in the stifling heat to stock up on supplies. abc's diane sawyer was one of them among the streets. >> reporter: how long have been
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sitting here? >> just sitting here, 25 of you? i don't believe it. >> you know what, i was walking around, i saw it walking it's not 9/11, what's nice there isn't the shock in people's face, hopefully, there season anything so tragic. >> people's ewillic tristy went off. >> reporter: wait a minute, do you have a sense of proportion? is this your crisis? you getting your hair blow dried? how are you all doing? were you scared? >> yeah, still am. >> reporter: still scared? >> well, i got a long way to go. >> reporter: we have people moving across the bridge, just a parade of people across the bridge up there. what are you doing with all this luggage? >> trying to get to the hotel. >> reporter: but where'd you come from? >> san francisco. >> reporter: san francisco, you are trying to get into the city to a hotel? >> yeah, i wouldn't be able find a hotel in queens. >> reporter: how long have you
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been driving. >> the cab driver dropped me off the end of the bridge, he said, this is as far as i can go. >> reporter: are you happy to be at the arch? >> at least it isn't raining. this is great. >> reporter: that interview was on the bridge if san francisco, he had a long walk. >> amazing, it still makes my stomach flip, sitting in that heat, crossing that bridge, not knowing what was happening. >> today, 15 years later, a flu threat may be looming for america's power grid. >> they are concerned about hackers. good morning, brad. >> a bunch of things went wrote tong cause that blackout. it went back to a software glitch. it showed how vulnerable we can all be. the way we use the hacking term with elections the question has been, could someone hack their way into america's software grid? i spoke with a partner at 538.
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she's been looking what it will take for hackers shutting off lights. >> we have been talking about a problem that is urgent. there are hackers trying to and in some cases succeeding at getting into parts of our electric grid they shouldn't be if. what has not yet happened is anybody actually shutting down electricity in the united states and there are some experts who are involved in both the maintenance and regulation of the grid who think that will be a lot harder to do than it's kind of been presented in the media. >> reporter: now she says there are a lot of safety, redundancys, we says, se have replaced a lot over old analog systems with new efficient digital ones. those are a lot more accessible to hackers. we are lucky we have so many companies controling our electricity. can you hear a lot more later this morning. check it out on your favorite podcast. >> thanks, brad, coming up, country music's breakout star.
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the apartment building where the fire was. when things like this happen, i think you find a new perspective on life. hi. red cross put us in a hotel so we were able to stay together. we're strong and, if we overcame that or if we can overcome that, we can overcome anything, so. [ sniffle ]
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. ♪ >> we are celebrating aretha's legacy. who is not all day long? so we will introduce to you an artist. unlike luke combs. >> his music has the about to check to people. he has a rapidly growing fan base. so adrian baker caught up with him. take a listen. >> reporter: in the rolling hills of west virginia, thousands have come to the state fair. here to see one of country music's newest, breakout stars, luke combs. it's my job to put on a good show for you to make sure the songs are good and make sure i
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can sleep every night. ♪ a long, tall, beer never broke my heart < musical notes>. >> reporter: the sold out crowd knows every word of the unreleased song, beer never broke my heart. first shared by a fan on social media. ♪ long neck nice cold bear never broke my heart ♪ >> thanks for coming, guys. >> reporter: and luke is all about relating to his fans, supporting a trucker hat and shirt after every show. >> it's not about how cool my clothes are or how famous people think i am. it's really they've spent their hard earned money a lot of those folks don't have a lot of. >> reporter: the 28-year-old skyrocketed to country fame, dropping back-to-back number one hits. when it rain, it pours. ♪ oh lord ♪ like a hurricane
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>> reporter: and hurricane. one thing have you done is leaning on yourance or your followers as a focus group. >> there is nothing else without fame. so i've taken the songs an put them out when i write them. i'll put a little video up. what do you think about this? what do you think about that? i didn't really listen to country music at all. then when i got to college, i got introduced to a guy fame eric church. when i pickled up the guy tar, i thought, well, pan, if that guy is from here, i think i could probably do it. >> reporter: if there was a sound track to luke combs. >> vince gill, brooks & dunn, when i got older, like all kids in the 1990s singing back street boys. >> reporter: wait a minute, luke combs was sing back street boys. >> if you are watching this thing and you tell me you didn't listen to back street boys, you're lying ♪ beautiful, crazy >> reporter: his songs are
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personal, beautiful, crazy, written about his girlfriend nicole hawking hit number one across all genres. >> that got pe serious brownie points. that was before we were initially dating. >> that sealed the deal? >> i think so i hope so. >> reporter: with his go--to-jack and diet in hand, luke stakes the stage, every man's country star, and as he says, giving the fan was they want. [ music playing ] >> reporter: while living your dream have you thought of the next dream? >> like i said, i want to give the folks what they deserve. i think they deserve my best and i want to give them my best. i'm going to make sure they get it ♪ are you sitting at home all along trying to fall asleep ♪ >> reporter: i'm adrian banker in new york. ♪ well, i just want to hear your voice." >> i'm glad to see him. you have those georgia line
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fella, band hunt. all those guys with the six pack abs and can sing? no, luke gives us hope.
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♪ change, change, change >> and as we start this half of the tuesday morning, we do a little -- we're always listen to'ing to aretha around here, it sums up the youngness in this clip. you have and older gentleman about to take these fools to school. watch this all layout. >> what's he going to >> whoops. >> yeah, there you are. >> that's so good. >> all over they're like hey you want to pick up a game? examine, grandpa, i got this, c'mon, let's see, one move. down, boom. yeah. even if that was the nba and
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that was lebron, the ref would not see that as traveling it. >> no, that's too good, too good. you know you visit your dog, you search for it? a lost puppy? >> their eyes are up here. you know. >> they're up here, maggie. >> they're more than just bodies. anyway, moving on. we're going to keep this thing rolling, because i kno kno kno o kennedykendis loves it. this horse is over it. we're taking you to texas. where else would a rancher want to show off his horse moves? the horse is supposed to be moving to the rhythm. this is 17-year-old boone on his horse and he wanted to show you
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the challenge rancher style. >> it still continues, folks. something interesting got sent to space. these folks were really big into video games and so recently, n ronnie doyle was told he had the opportunity to send a 1984 game into space. grandpa always wanted this to happen. so it got sent up there. the cartridge actually survived the return and still plays. not only does it survive time? >> your technology is weighing in. one of the five guys. oh, anyway, that's cool. still i need to get to this one. animal videos. they challenge the puppy. he beat the puppy. slow mo it down he's like, michael jackson, you got nothing on me, look at. that puppy, he runs away, one
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this morning on "world news now," the . this morning on this morning on "world news now" a flood emergency. >> they are forcing rescues. a major cleanup effort once this water recedes and it is not over yet. . also this morning, the fbi alth whose text messages were also the agent who was critical of the president was fired. the case of another stolen plane. police sigh this time a man stole a jet and drove it into his own home, killing his family members inside. neighbors watched in horror. don't love it when things go your way? this soccer player says it wasn't luck, she meant to do that.
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it is tuesday, august 14th. >> announcer: on abc news, this is "world news now." >> oh, she mane to the do that. -- she meant to do that. we we always say we meant to say it that way. >> c'mon, you didn't hear that it way. >> we're out of here. >> we're going to start this half hour, though, with the flooding situation in the northeast and a day of dramatic rescue. let's go to the radar map for a look at the storms moving through new jersey, new york and pennsylvania. the grandmother here was trapped on the roof of her van in upper darby, pennsylvania, in the philadelphia suburbs and police and good samaritans using a sheet to bring her to safety. >> you will hear about this story. more than 40 girls between 12 and 16 were on a rafting trip. they had to be rescued from a rain swollen river in lehigh. some were hanging on to pillars on the river this man in montgomerie county, his car
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totally submerged under water. >> reporter: the northeast under siege, relentless rain, swamping neighborhoods and roads. pennsylvania drivers attempting to cross through those dangerous fast moving waters. a powerful current whisking this camper down stream. a rescue crew desperately trying to reach this person, trapped on a small island. watch as they jump into the raft, finally reaching dry land. high water rescues across central pennsylvania. >> it's crazy how quick it came up. you know, i don't think anyone was expecting it to be this bad. >> reporter: boat after boat shuffling people one by one. crews now racing to clear mud and debris from the schuylkill expressway, heavy rain deluging the region all week. >> oh, my gosh! >> reporter: more than a dozen vehicles from a new jersey falls
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dealership hurls down a creek into a bridge, one by one like bath toys. at jfk airport in new york, turning it into old faithful. more than a thousand flights cancelled nationwide. residents here in tremont, pennsylvania say this is the third time in three weeks water crushed their neighborhoods. they say the water rose in a matter of minutes. take a look at how high the water got the mayor saying these floods have been historic. abc news, tremont, pennsylvania. . >> that flooding comes really quickly and disappears even more quickly, more severe weather is expected today. >> let's take you to paul williams. >> good morning, maggie, . >> kendis. we have this load, bringing the heaviest rain in the northeast from banger to richmond, a rick of flooding.
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targeting albany, new york, near philadelphia, over towards harrisburg. and we're looking for showers and thunderstorms to run rampant across the country. for the southwest, seasonable heat kicks in, still more problems with the wildfires. we are looking at record challenging heat for the north west. things are worse there. >> that heat is challenging. >> it is, i think of it. >> paul williams goes to church with that forecast. . >> paul, thank you for your incredibly accurate forecast. president trump's war of words with former aid omarosa newman the president sent off late night tweet, he called her deranged and denying her claim she heard a recording of him using the n word. he said a friend producer told him there were no tapes where he used the slur. he claims the word is not in his vocabulary. this follows the release of two recordings by omarosa to nbc news, including a phone conversation a day after she was fired.
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they run a big operation, but i didn't know it. i didn't now that. damn it. i don't love you leaving at all. >> omarosa >> omarosa recorded her firing by chief of staff john kelly. she said, even though the president sounded surprised on the tape, he probably gloated seeing her go. the firing of the fbi agent removed for sending anti-trump messages. if deputy fbi director overruled an internal recommendation to suspend and demote peter strzok opting instead to fire him. >> reporter: after months of relentless attacks from president trump, embattled fbi agent peter strzok fired. the president quickly showing his approval, tweeting, finally.
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>> how about that fbi agent, do you think there was a little bias there. >> reporter: a hillary clinton e-mail investigation and then the russia probe. special counsel robert mueller took him off that case after learning strzok an fbi agent and miss page had text messages then disparaging president trump and strzok calling him an idiot, in one conversation, he's not ever going to become president, right? right? . trump replied, no, no, he's not. we'll stop it. >> at no time in any of those texts did those personal beliefs enter into the realm of any action that i took. >> reporter: they showed he showed unprofessional bias in those texts, but found no evidence he acted upon it. his attorney says an fbi internal review recommend a 60-day suspension and demotion. instead, strzok was fired the
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second top fbi official to be ousted after coming under fire from the president. former deputy director deputy mccabe fired in march. just two days before he was eligible for his pension. trump's team set up a website for his legal bills. they accuse the president of making slanderous statements. the fbi basically said the firing was done by the book. pierre thomas, abc news, fbi headquarters. today we will find out if we hear from paul manafort or any witnesses in the trial. they have rested the case against the former campaign chairman. yesterday a bank executive testified he found inconsistencies in manafort's application for $16 million in loans. manafort faces a life sentence, if convicted. the defense hasn't said whether he'll testify. roger stone says there is no circumstance he would testify
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against the president. special counsel mueller may subpoena stone to appear in front of a russia grand jury probe. we are closely monitoring the health of the singing legend aretha franklin. she is said to be resting with close friends. "people" magazine reports her death is now imminent. the 76-year-old queen of soul has been struggling with her health and rumored to be battling cancer. there is some real respect for aretha. she sold 75 million records wrapped up 17 grammy awards. absolutely the epitome of a legend. we have more ahead in this half hour. >> you mentioned how many songs she had, we were listening for them. we are ready to celebrate aretha. >> as we have been celebrating her life for decades now. and her music.
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now, we will turn to a motorcycle man, a man turned his bike into a surf board of sorts. >> he managed to jump onto the side of the bike then used his knees to direct it to the side. of the track. >> the angle is amazing. look at him go! so apparently in this entire race, even with this accident where he turned it into a . >> surfboard, he actually came in 18th of 39. it was amazing, looking good. >> he wasn't injured at all. not bad. all right, coming up, the reason your uber/lyft ride might take you a little out of your way. the case of a stolen plane, but this time, the man is accused of directing it directly into his own house. you are watching "world news now."
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we are learning new details about an employee that stole a plane at sea-tac airport and crashed it. . >> he performed acrobatics for more than an hour. they raced to intercept him before he crashed on an island. now that theft is prompting an industry wide review on how to stop insider security threats from happening. russell passed background investigations but told them he snapped. we are getting details about another stolen plane. this time in the suburbs of provost, utah. >> he says he intentionally crashed it into his home with his wife and son inside. this is after he was warn charged with domestic violence and after he warned his two
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children to thieve house. >> oh the whole house, oh my gosh. >> reporter: neighbors watching, terrified as this utah home is engulfed in flames. >> do they know what happened? >> reporter: investigators want to know where the pilot intentionally stole that plane and intentionally crashed it into his own home? that high pitched sound, the jet engine still running. >> there were two other people occupants in the home. >> reporter: they weren't injured, but the pilot, 47-year-old dwayne dowd tied in the crash. they say on sunday night he was booked on domestic violence charges and made bail. they say when they escorted him to residence after midnight, he was calm. two hours later, they got the call. they believe the twin engine jet belonged to his employer. his daughter shocked. . >> i'm still in a little bit of disbelief. it's going to be hard. >> reporter: investigators are
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talking to his wife. this is not the first time dwayne has faced domestic violence charges. the couple agreed to counseling earlier this year, no word on what led him at this point. >> thanks. now, turning to a story about uber and lyft, ride sharing services we all use. it turns out, you shouldn't worry too much in your uber or lyft driver takes you out of the way. >> they're doing what's called long hauling, they will go a little out of their way to make some cash. they paid drivers based on a trip's actual time and distance. the move does not cost customers any extra cash because they pay a fixed up front rate. >> it's still kind of annoying, though, it can waste your time. >> i guess. they are trying to make an ext buck, but it doesn't end up costing you any of your time? >> you got to get to where you got to go. uber and lyft take a quarter of
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a percent of the commission from the fare. the driver wants to get a little more. i'm boycotting. we'll take it home. let's be real. coming up in the next half hour, the guy that thought it would be a good idea to involve a bunch of hungry bears and why he turned himself on them for a selfie. why he is facing criminal charges for this not too smooth. first, we are opening up the abc news vault to a time wendyian sawyer anchored "good morning america" from aretha franklin's house. ♪ i feel like a real woman [ music playing ] in the world and finally, in the bedroom our natural lubrication varies every day it's normal so it's normal to do something about it ky natural feeling the lubrication you want nothing you don't get what you want
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♪ ♪ think, think about what you're trying to do to [ music playing ] ♪ freedom ♪ freedom ♪ freedom >> oh, yeah, jake and elly trying to get the band back together.
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but aretha the queen of soul was the one reigning over that diner. >> you cannot ignore that voice. everyone is thinking of aretha franklin and her family. this morning, as we reported earlier, she is gravely ill. we want to look back at some of the good times. >> we open up the vault to the year 2000 when diane sawyer broadcast "good morning america" live from aretha's kitchen. >> what do you think about when you are in aretha franklin's neighborhood? you think of the queen herself born to sing it like no one did before [ music playing ] >> reporter: so here we are in a really elegant suburb of detroit. it's about 20 miles from the place aretha franklin grew up. she is the daughter of a preacher man -- and a dazzling one. he was renowned for his sermons, he was a friend of martin luther king and a great lover of the gospel.
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♪ precious lord ♪ take my hand >> reporter: ever since a little girl started singing at bethel baptist church. aretha franklin knew something about singing the joy and suffering and praise of the lord. her mother also was a gospel singer. her father was a colorful pastor. in her teens, she was signed to a singing contract but had her singing jazz. ♪ rock a buy baby >> i had a wonderful year. i had rock a bye baby and i gained a wonderful audience at colombia records. ♪ you make me feel like a natural woman ♪
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>> reporter: in the late '60s, she started sing soul and hit the stratosphere with back-to-back, back-to-back hits. grammy awards and she was the first woman in the rock 'n' roll hall of fame. ♪ ain't going to do you no wrong ♪ ♪ all i'm asking for a bit of respect ♪ [ music playing ] >> reporter: but the music is pure rapture, pure gospel, pure gold. so how many aretha songs can you do by heart? >> oh, man, 15. although i never know all the lyrics. >> reporter: if i sing "i feel like a natural woman," will you pretend you never met me? it's that bad? >> i may be forced to do that. ♪ change, change, change . >> ah, so awesome.
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this morning on "world news now," th mid-morning on "world news now," the mid-morning on "world news now," the president's late night tweets about the "n" word sparked by a former friend omarosa. she is out with a book and secret recordings riling the white house. plus the president snubs john mccain at a bill signing intended to honor john mccain. he never mentioned mccain once. now the senator is responding. new this half hour, the selfie taker is in a heap of trouble. >> he is facing charges for getting close to hungry bears at a national park this morning the message from park officials. in the skinny, we try to find out why colton is trying -- crying so, so much on "bachelor in paradise."
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a surprise visitor pops in and hurts his chance of finding his first full love. i feel bad for the guys. it's tuesday, august 14th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> poor colton. >> it is a tearful start to "bachelor in paradise." the only person that's laughing is jack, because he hasn't had to watch it. >> jack is still watching it. >> he's like, whew, i got a few months off, exactly. we'll find out why he is laughing in a little bit. but i'll tell you, let's get to the president this half hour and the new denial. when is the last time you heard a president had to deny using the "n" word. president trump is saying it's not in his vocabulary. he calls himself a true champion of civil rights. >> the president tweeted overnight "apprentice" producer called to tell him there are no tapes of the set of the show of him using the racial slur. it follows a claim that omarosa newman heard the recording herself.
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>> omarosa is embroiled in a bitter feud with the president over her tell-all book that she secretly recorded abc jonathan carl breaks it down. >> reporter: she was one of the very few white house aides close to president trump before he got into politics. now he's calling her wacky omarosa, tweeting people in the white house hated her. she was vicious but not smart. her betrayal is so thorough, she surreptitiously taped her own firing, sneaking a recording device into the situation room. . >> hi. >> i'm only going as to stay for a couple of minutes. these are lawyers. we're going to talk to you about leaving the white house. on the recording which she released to nbc news, chief of staff john kelly told her she was being fired for quote integrity issues. . >> there are pretty significant legal issues that we hope don't
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develop into something that will make it ugly for you. i think it's important to understand, if we make this a friendly deptdture, we can all be, you know, you can look at your time here in the white house as a year of service to the nation. >> reporter: she tried to resist. >> is the president aware of what's going on? >> i don't want to negotiate. i just, i've never talked, had a chance to talk to you. i'd like to have a chance to understand. an opportunity to understand. >> we can talk another time. this has to do with e pretty serious integrity violations. >> reporter: the next day she secretly recorded another conversation, this time a phone call with the president, himself. y to about it.
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you know, they run a big operation, but i didn't know it. i didn't know that. >> yeah. >> damn it, i don't love you leaving at all. >> reporter: but now a different story. >> she's a low life. she's a low life. >> reporter: he tweeted omarosa was nasty to people and would constantly miss meetings and work. said great things about me. until she got omarosa certainly violated white house rules by recording that conversation of general kelly firing her in the situation room, no recording devices, no electronic devices of any kind are allowed to be brought into the situation room. it's unclear she violated any law because none of this involves any classified information. jonathan carl, abc news, the white house. >> so i heard i don't love leaving, but could we have
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misheard it and he meant i do as in, you know, russia wouldn't or would? maybe the president meant i do love you leaving? >> perhaps it's a common mistake. . >> you can easily, with that teedz, make some changes. >> we'll see what happens. >> who knows. >> the first lady's office responding to her and says melania trump uses her fashion choices to punish the president and is eager to leave the white house to divorce him the first lady spokesperson says she had little interaction are omarosa and is not happy with her acting in a self-serving way. especially after all the opportunities given to herbie the president. >> the president signed a sweeping bill named after senator john mccain. he negated to mention his his billiomee tht n p in
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he has repeatedly trashed mccain who of course is a p.o.w. now battling brain cancer in arizona and he left off his name while praising the bill. >> the national defense authorization act is the most significant investment in our military and our war fighters in modern history and i am very proud to be a big, big part of it. >> oh the president also mocked mccain at a fundraiser last night before his thumbs down vote that kept obamacare in place. mccain says he is humbled congress would name legislation after him, adding he's found a high purpose in serving the men and women of the military. the alleged shooter who invoked the stand your ground law of a black father of three is now behind bars. he is set to appear in court today after being charged with manslaughter. >> reporter: a florida prosecutor deciding this fatal shooting outside a convenience store was manslaughter. police arrested michael dreka for the death of marquise
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mclaughlin. for weeks, members of the community have called for justice. >> michael dreka is a murderer. he took marquise' life without a second thought. rom it all started when dreka confronted his girlfriends for a parking spot in a handicap spot while he was inside. when mclaughlin comes outside, he sees the argument and shoves dreka who then pulls out a gun and starts firing. the father of three stumbling in the store, his five-year-old son watching him die. >> it will be a memory always with my five-year-old. my three kids will be without a father. >> reporter: it's a controversial stand your ground law and the sheriff that refused to charge him. . >> under these circumstances, we cannot make an arrest. >> reporter: the family is hopeful. >> when i got through the day, i wasn't happy, i was ecstatic about it. i'm sorry it took so long. >> reporter: police say dreka has a history of threatening other drivers.
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he will appear in court on tuesday. >> we are also learning disturbing new details about those 11 starving children rescued from rural new mexico. prosecutors say some of the kids were being trained to use guns with plans to target teachers, law enforcement, banks and other institutions considered corrupt. prosecutors also say a 3-year-old died during a religious ritual to cast out demonic spirits. in the meantime a state judge ruled the five adults charged with child abuse can be released if each posts a $20,000 bond and agrees to follow strict conditions. the man accused of being the golden state killer has been charged with another murder. he was a college professor in 1975 and deangelo was a police officer in exeter, california. authorities say claude snelling was fatally shot trying to save his 16-year-old daughter from an
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abduction. this is the 13th murder charged for deangela. a 14-year-old girl from connecticut has invented a bulletproof wall to prevent school shootings. she created what she calls safe kids. it's a two panel foldable barrier that can be pulled out of the wall. larsen is working on securing a patent. she has created glow in the dark pajamas and a device that pets your dog for you. the fbi is warning a highly coordinated attack on criminals at atms around the world, officials say the so-called atm cashout would most likely take place over a week after banking hours the scheme involves cloned cards together with an external hack that can see millions of dollars sucked out of examiner's bank accounts over the course of a few hours. it has been hot here in new york city and much of the country all summer. now imagine this, we will show everyone a way to keep yourself cool that doubles as a snack for
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later if you want a salad. >> so the miami marlins 1st base coach perry hill came up with a green leafy way to beat the heat in atlanta. he put a piece of wet lettuce under his cap to keep his cool there so he'll change it every inning. he said he actually prefers using cabbage. >> it seems kind of ridiculous, right? i didn't know this has been done now for decades, apparently babe ruth, ever heard of him? >> yeah. >> introduced it to his teammates in the day. he said he likes to use cabbage. . >> interesting, i mean, iceberg lettuce? >> it might be better. >> people thinking that iceberg will actually cool you down. >> i will way to this. coming up, if you are looking for new job, hear why swiping through dating apps may help you and get you that new gig. . >> will it, though? while reese witherspoon shares a special friend with the
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incredible rescues in pennsylvania these are just some of the incredible rescues in pennsylvania caused by dangerous flooding. one person was trapped on a small island. finally he jumps into a raft to reach dry land. there were high water rescues in several communities. both were used to help residents get to higher ground. some people are saying they couldn't believe how quickly the waters rose. the ex-wife of a fired ohio football coach has spoken with investigators looking into the action of the head coach urban meyer. her husband zach faces hundreds of do meyer denied knowing about a 2015 incident, meyer remains on leave. a rivalry played out on social media peaked in a physical scuffle. george ko stabbed him through
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the heart. ko now faces life behind bars. we will check out one man's stunt to get a selfie that landed him in a mess of trouble. >> yes. it was caught on camera. this was the scene that played out in katmai national park in alaska. this man showed up in a live stream taking a selfie, even turning his back wading into a wild brown bear feeding area. >> those bears are really close, brown bears are dangerous no, one was hurt the park officials now say the three people involved in this video are all facing criminal charges. >> it's possible, it's a possible live stream. this is a live video right here of that live stream in alaska. you can see, there are bears there all the time. >> there are bears there all the time. >> there is no joke. >> there is nobody dumb enough to be there at this hour at the katmai national park in alaska. oh, did you see the salmon?
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. >> no. >> there, there they go. they're jumping. >> this is like planet earth, everybod look close to the trees. screen. you can see the salmon are fighting for their lives as they go upstream. oh, there's the bears. >> let's hope they survive, oh little guys. >> swim, swim! >> we are just kidding. next. next. women are standing up for what they deserve in the office in the world and finally, in the bedroom our natural lubrication varies every day it's normal so it's normal to do something about it ky natural feeling the lubrication you want nothing you don't get what you want >> announcer
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♪ r-e-s-p-e-c-t ♪ finds out what it means to me ♪ >> we are having an here. jay zee and zee and zee and zeed indicated their concert to aretha. speaking of respect, another hollywood a-lister showing some body double. >> we recently saw dwayne "the rock" johnson as a pickup truck as a simple thing there for him. his gift so hard right now. everybody is doing it. >> everybody is doing it. now we are meeting another professional doppelganger, reese
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witherspoon has just introduced her fans to her double, reese witherspoon, just kidding. her name is mary lee leslie. >> who now? >> reese shared some shots of her and merry lee together. their first together was 2003's "legally blond 2". it's tough, man. they've worked on five films together since. yet reese still can't get over how much they look alike. neither can i. >> you are right, how many different movies has reese done she needs a body double? . >> she does herb her own stunts. reese is really hard core. okay. alabama. she's not going to go to alabama. >> all right. now, we're continuing our coverage of tv's version of the fun and sexy hangnail. we're talking about "bachelor in paradise." . >> last night there was a surprise visitor. remember that colton, the football playing version the little thing with tia, before
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coming close to this past season of "the bachelorette." speaking of the devil, who makes a cameo. >> the bachelorette, herself, the newly engaged becca. and she gave tia some advice about colton. >> eni sent him home that night. he thought it was you. that's not the case at all. when i sent him home that night, it was because i had three other guys there that i felt better feelings for and i could actually see a future with. i think he is still figuring out what he really wants. >> those are code words i've used before. >> that's terrible. >> then from there, we saw a lot of colton all up in his feelings. man. >> that's just so much emotion. >> he said i'm not crying, you're crying. >> he gs >> oh, well, let's not forget
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photos so you can make an informed decision. >> reporter: not everyone has a manco from" -- monica like "friends" like how to be single. >> do you want my business card or maybe 400 of them? >> reporter: but others have found a new way to find work. dating apps. >> i'm not using it as networking. if it turns into that, i'm happy as well. >> reporter: he says he's nabbed about ten job referrals through dates on kindle marketable dumb /* bumble and a wedding gig where he can make up to $10,000. >> the first time i got a photography job from tinder. i did the job. we went on a couple move dates the people that came on the shoot with us, liked what i did and hired me over and over again. >> i think the most obvious risk or meeting someone on a dating app and you rick setting
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yourself up for a really uncomfortable situation or worse, reputational damage, being fired. what's really important is being transparent. >> reporter: now some dating apps are capitalizing on users looking for job connections him bull marketable created bull -- bumble and tinder that created a ripple effect that left you swipe left or right on a potential mentor. >> assuming you feel confident in the boundary settings that might ultimately lead to it does a lot of access to a group of people or a conversation or getting in front of someone that you might not get in front of otherwise. >> reporter: as for phil, he says he will keep using his dating app for professional love and interest. . >> tinder and bumble. it's a good way
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>> happy making news in america this morning -- omarosa's escalating war with the white house. overnight, president trump responding after his former aide released their taped phone call. what other recordings does she have? flooding emergency, entire towns under water. several inches of rain fell in just hours. >> my grandma! >> one woman's dramatic rescue, with neighbors using sheets to pull her to safety. for the second time in days, a stolen airplane leads to a deadly crash. the latest incident. a man flying a small jet into his own home. this morning, new details about the warning he gave his kids moments before the crash. four girls putting up a fight after a man tried to

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