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square miles and destroyed 57 homes. there's a major breakthrough in the battle against the virus. researchers say that three experimental vaccines protected monkeys from the virus, raising hopes for the development of a vaccine for humans. the vaccines have already proven successful mice for zika virus. clinical trials for humans are slated to start in october. in a miami neighborhood, at
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infected with the virus in the area in miami. in diction to addition -- in addition to the air assaults, mosquito inspectors are going door to door testing standing water. the efforts appear to be working. we have some good news. we can take ten blocks in the northwest corner and say we don't believe there's any active transmission of zika virus. >> the recommendation that pregnant women not travel to the area stands. president obama says a major outbreak in the u.s. is unlikely, but he is congress to take action and provide funding. apple is starting a bug bounty program. the tech giant is offering up to $200,000 to hackers who locate security flaws in the software. that may be one of the highest corporate bounties ever. apple has faced criticism in recent years for facing to pay hackers who discovered bugs in its programs. google, facebook, and other tech companies have long offered such rewards. earlier we heard from
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summer vacation on martha's vineyard tomorrow, and yesterday a milestone for the president. his 55th birthday. >> last night he celebrated with a meal at an italian restaurant along washington's waterfront. the vice president wished president obama a happy birthday with a tweet, calling him "a brother to me, a best friend forever." he also included a picture of joe and barack friendship bracelets. >> they have quite the bromance. i wa wearing that bracelet. >> i think he might not wear it in public anyway. >> do you have someone you'd make a bracelet like that for? a bro? >> i've been on a few bro dates recently, i've been on a few man date, i've moved to a new city. parents of kids who -- you know, some are awkward. some work out. >> man dates?
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>> i have. >> it's in the works. coming up, the major federal sting that rounded up more than 40 so-called good fellas. what more than three dozen members of several reputed mafia crime families did in a highly unusual cooperative partnership. and at what point does striving for muscular perfection become unhealthy? we'll meet one man and how his quest to bulk up nearly killed him. and tell us what you think on our facebook page at are you watching "world news now." "world news now" approaching medicare eligibility? you may think you can put off checking out your medicare options until you're sixty-five, but now is a good time to get the ball rolling. keep in mind, medicare only covers about eighty percent of part b medical costs.
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there's widespread flooding in the central american nation of belize following what was hurricane earl. the storm dumped up to 18 inches of rain in some areas. when it made landfall winds up to 80 miles per hour have damaged homes and buildings. earl has moved into southern mexico where it could deliver a food of rain today. in new york police are hunting for a killer after a jogger's brutal murder. 30-year-old karina vetrano went for a jog and never returned home. her father, a firefighter, was with police when her body was discovered. authorities say she was strangled and possibly sexually assated. police are searching her social media profiles for clues.
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in stockton, california, mayor anthony silva is under arrest, charged with providing alcohol to underage counselors at a youth camp and then secretly recording minors playing strip poker. silva denies the charges against him, describing himself as a champion for young people. to the east coast now where a major federal mob bust rounded up more than 40 suspects from new england to south florida. >> the fbi says members of several reputed mafia crime families allegedly formed an unusual alliance, operating as part of a massive syndicate known as the east coast enterprise. linsey davis has the latest. >> reporter: it's one of the biggest mob busts in years. more than 40 suspected mob members were arrested in a massive bust that spanned five states allegedly involves four major new york crime families. >> they were involved in
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fraud, health care fraud, firearms tracking, trafficking and arson. >> reporter: one suspect accused of ordering an associate to attack a panhandler outside his restaurant and "break his knees." among the suspects arrested, colorful nicknames like tony theripple, mustache pat and nikki the wig. kinds of names you've heard from mobster movies like "good fellas." >> jimmy two times. he got that nickname because he said everything twice. >> reporter: also arrested in a separa the teflon don, aka john gotti. the 23-year-old grandson, also named john gotti, was arrested after police said they found 500 oxycodone pills and cash in his home. the racketeering charges from loan sharking to gun running could put them in prison for up to 20 years each. linsey davis, abc news, new york. >> thanks, impressive, 46 arrests.
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meeting at rest stops along highways. >> and speaking in code language and -- it is like an episode of the sopranos. >> but get the papers. >> jimmy two times. >> one of my favorite movie lines of all time. coming up in the next half hour, the major health worry ahead of the summer olympics in rio, we're talking about about the water. what we've found about how contaminated the water is where 1400 athles first, chasing that image of physical perfection. we'll meet two young men who pushed their bodies to the limit. for one of these men, the obsession for perfection for one man went too far. you're watching "world news now." ? re watching "world news now." "world news now" continues
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? as millions get set to watch some of the most athletic people in the world go for gold in rio, there are new concerns about an unhealthy obsession, chasing muscular perfection. >> the two men we're about to meet built their lives around bulking up. for one of them, his obsession we are up all "nightline" with abc's gio benitez. >> reporter: at 18, david is and seen as the poster boy for physical perfection. but just four years ago, david looked like this, just 98 pounds at 14 years old. he says he was bullied in school for being scrawny. now he's a social media celebrity himself.
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showing his weight gain has more than 14 million views on youtube. he lifts big, sometimes up to six hours a day and eats nearly 5,000 calories. posting it all on social media. you could call what he does big-spiration, but for some, the desire to bulk up can be an obsession leading some young men working out, never feeling big enough. for a 29-year-old, the quest for maximum muscle has been a lifelong struggle. at 18 the california native weighed 140 pounds. but in seven years he doubled his size. following intense workouts, drinking six protein shakes a day and spending half his paycheck on supplements. despite getting up to 265
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he says he still never felt big enough. his infatuation with getting huge ultimately landed him in the hospital. he had gotten so big his blood pressure was so high he had to have his heart shocked back to normal. dylan realized he needed help. his quest for the perfect muscular body was a psychological condition known as muscle dysmorphia. more commonly called big-arexia. >> people with muscle dysmorphia have a belief or too small or scrawny. that they're not muscular enough. and they have a very strong desire to become bigger. >> reporter: roughly 1 in 50 people in the united states have this disorder, and it affects just as many men as women. up to a quarter of those people are believed to be muscle dysmorphic. that's sometimes called the reverse anorexia. patients are most often treated with medication specific to their symptoms and therapy that targets damaging behavior.
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in the mirror which helps them think less about their appearance. gradually cut down the amount of time in the gym. help them deal with their fears, that they're going to possibly lose muscle mass or size if they exercise less. help them reframe their ideas about the importance of appearance in general. >> reporter: bodybuilding videos on social media were a trigger for dylan, but muscle dysmorphia. for people like dylan struggling with their perception of their body, after three years of therapy, he says he's stronger now inside and out. >> i have a greater appreciation for myself. i can now look in the mirror and i am not hung up on these preconceptions of how i look. i'm not obsessed with focusing on flaws, how skinny i am, how weak i am.
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i'm g reporting from new york. >> coming up, the mix and the friday polka. alright kiddos! everybody off the backpack, we made it to the ottoman. i like to watch them clean, but they'll never get me on the mattress! finally there's a disinfectant mist designed for sofas, mattresses and more. introducing new lysol max cover. its innovative cap has a 2x wider spray
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all right, it is time for "the mix." we'll start out by talking smoking meat. >> excellent, yes! >> check this out. only in mississippi or anywhere in the south. joshce it into a smoker. it's impressive. he has two drawers of meat, chicken and ribs. >> there's a whole chicken. >> that's your steamer, and then he has his charcoal on the bottom. impressive. six million views it's gotten. >> and that's like a regular filing cabinet. >> exactly. here's the catch. unless you can find one of these beat-up old filing cabinet laying around, you might as well buy yourself a smoker. they cost the same. >> i like it. >> i think you should get a
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have you heard of the egg? >> the green egg? >> i can see it in your backyard. >> i like it. moving on, next we have the dish whiz. have you heard of this? it stands for the greatest international scavenger hunt the world has ever seen. one of our colleagues is participating in it. after work today, she's doing something with a pineapple in central park. the idea is it lasts for a week. you do crazy stuff. "polka" time. ? politics and foreign wars all the weather all the scores ? ? that's the "world news" polka ? ? if you're an insomniac and a good night's sleep you lack of it do the "world news" polka ?
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and you're not wearing pants ? ? so grab your "world news now" mug and everybody dance and let's everybody dance ? ? have some fun be a pal ? ? every anchor guy and gal ? ? who cares what the bosses of pending they're a goo ? and if your neighbors call the cops here's all you have to do ? ? when they yell it's half past three tell 'em hey it's news to me ? ? that the "world news" polka ? ? it's the "world news" polka ?
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this morning on "world news now" a tornado rips through the this morning on "world news now" a tornado rips through the big easy. gnomes flattened as -- homes flattened as residents were pulled from the rubble of a new orleans neighborhood. that system now moves east bringing plenty of wind and rain with it. and donald trump under fire. the latest controversy over a plane delivering cash to iran. why the campaign says trump never saw the video. and new this half hour, the olympic games in rio getting off to a rough start. >> the results of an abc news investigation showing just how dirty the water is there and why athletes are having trouble gettg in.
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? why adele isn't sending much love to a store in san jose, california. what happened when she tried to pay for clothes with her credit card. the full story ahead in "the skinny" on this friday, august 5th. from abc news, this is "world news now." it's not just you that gets your credit card declined. it happens to celebrities too. >> good morning, i'm linzie janis. >> i'm nick watt. we begin with severe storms drenching much of the country triggering flash flood warnings from the southwest to the east coast. the city of new orleans was hard hit. winds up to 80 miles per hour completely destroyed at least three structures. emergency crews had to rescue at least one person trapped under one of the buildings. >> the national weather service
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spotted over the city was a tornado. it touched down at around 3:30 in the afternoon and left a half-mile path of rubble. >> it looks like we have four spots where it touched down. we have all of our teams at the different locations to make sure everybody is safe. everybody is secure. >> amazingly, no serious injuries have been reported. some streets will be closed for much of today so building inspectors can check for additional damage and power crews can restore electricity. and cleanup underway in the parts of the upper midwest where a vicious storm lashed central minnesota with winds at nearly 70 miles per hour. downed trees and uprooted power lines have caused power to be out in some areas. and much of that severe weather is looking to wash out at least half of the weekend in
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accu-weather joins us with the forecast. good morning, cam. >> good morning. it will be a drenching day across the deep south once again thanks to the area of low pressure across the carolinas. we're expecting the thunderstorms to bring us heavy downpours for places like atlanta and tampa today as well as the carolinas. we are getting to need the umbrellas across the midwest. a cold front moving across the area. we could see damaging winds and hail associated with this. as we head toward the weekend, that front moves east into the northeast bringing downpours as well as heavy rainfall, and some strong thunderstorms from d.c. all the way up to the bangor area. unfortunately, it's going to be a soggy start for the weekend here in the northeast. back to you. >> thanks for the bad news. turning to politics, president obama has denied a $400 million payment to iran was ransom for four jailed hostages. the president reminded reporte
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parts of a settlement from a decades' old dispute. questions are being raised about the timing as the payment coincided with the release of the americans. donald trump pounced on the controversy for the second straight day. he claimed to have seen video of the money exchanged between the u.s. and iran, but the video he referenced apparently doesn't exist. >> you know, it was interesting. the tape was made. you saw that with the airplane coming in. off, i guess, right? that was given to us, has to be by the iranians. >> trump said the video was released by iran to embarrass the u.s. he repeated the claim after his campaign admitted he didn't see the video. they said he was referring to footage of the prisoners being released in geneva. donald trump has been saying his campaign is more unified than ever, but his campaign
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is divided over weather to -- over whether to endorse house speaker paul ryan. they tell abc news trump will work with ryan if they both win in november. trump is still refusing to back ryan, and ryan is still backing trump for now. he could change his mind. he says his endorsement is not a blank check. hillary clinton stepping up her attacks on donald trump for outsourcing, pointing out that many of his products are made in other countries. in las vegas, she went after trump for his bankruptcies that left small business owners and contractors unpaid. >> i've met people who were destroyed by donald trump. take a look at what he's done not what he says. >> clinton was interrupted by animal rights protesters. she tried to turn them on her opponent. she said trump and his kids have killed a lot of animals referring to his sons' big game
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shooting the unarmed teenager, trayvon martin. he was punched in the face at a florida restaurant for allegedly bragging about killing trayvon martin. the former neighborhood watchman claims the incident started after he complimented a man on his confederate flag tattoos. in south carolina the white man charged with killing nine black parishioners at a church was beaten by a fellow inmate. authorities say dylann roof was attacked as he went into he decided not to press charges. they are trying to determine now the inmate in a high-security unit managed to reach roof. there may have been an electronic malfunction. police in phoenix are hoping to catch a break in their search for a serial gunman. he's suspected in seven murders. the community is on edge as authorities search for the killer. clayton sandell has the latest. >> reporter: on the streets of phoenix, a mystery gunman now being blamed for a ninth serial shooting.
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july 11th, they believe he opened fire on a man and a 4-year-old boy in a car. they were not hurt. >> he doesn't care who is in the car. >> reporter: it's the latest in a series of shootings that have terrified the community since march. seven people shot dead. the youngest victim, malia ellis, murdered while sitting in a car in front of her home. two women including her mother were killed, too. >> my daughter did everything with her kids. shopped, movies, whatever, they suspect is driving different cars including a white cadillac or lincoln and a black bmw, but the lack of more clues has investigators frustrated. >> what's even more frustratedifrustratus from -- more frustrating is we know somebody knows who is doing some. -- doing this. >> reporter: agencies including the fbi are helping work the case, and they've increased the reward here to $50,000. a story now to raise the spirits. it's all about a group of
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>> they're 13 and 14 years old. they live in la grange, georgia, about 70 miles southwest of atlanta. they're tending to a community garden and doing other odd jobs for their local housing authority. >> this is the best part. the kids asked for the jobs because they were approached to join gangs and they said they didn't want to do that. >> pretty great, isn't it? >> fantastic. >> good for them. they're getting $7.25 an hour. they're building park benches. apparently t >> absolutely. >> good job, guys. coming up, hours away from the start of the summer olympics games. >> what we're finding out about how contaminated the water is. . and our first sneak peek at director christopher nolan's new creation, a world war ii thriller. you're watching "world news
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k-y touch. this is what happens a this is what happens at the summer olympics in rio when they lose a key to get in. this was captured by a bbc reporter who said this two men identified as firemen were sent with bolt cutters to break their way in. what a start, she tweeted, hash tag, oops. turning now to the other big oops in rio and that major health concern over water contamination. >> abc news have conducted our own
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our test found that the water where some 14 00 athletes are set to compete would force many beaches in the u.s. to close. >> matt gutman has the latest. >> reporter: on the eve of the opening ceremonies here, a reality check on the water. our chief medical editor took samples along the shoreline of the bay and copacabana beach where multiple events including swimming and beach volleyball will take place. our samples showed the water was teeming with organisms that would close many u.s. beaches. there was fecal bacteria more than 40 times higher than considered contaminated in some u.s. states. >> my kids, i wouldn't let them go enter the waters. >> reporter: so much of the shoreline looks like this with nothing to hold back the garbage and sewage, and there's the smell, and just around the bend from where we are is where the athletes are competing.
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athletes like volleyball player brook sweat slugging off the threat. are you not concerned the virus might get in your mouth or membranes? >> no. >> reporter: we reached out for comment to the ioc. they didn't get back to us. but in the past the ioc has said that stadiums like the one behind me and the water out there are safe for competition. yuck to that beach matt was standing in front of. there will be 271 russian athletes competing in rio. many will be staying at the many will be staying at the house near the city's famous copa formally opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday. >> doping record reviews took place because of a report that detailed state-sponsored cheating among the russians. >> excuse me. do you know the directions to rio, brazil? >> that way. >> that way? thanks. >> that is near the start of a carpool karaoke video starring
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u.s. swim team. ? >> that was michael phelps rocking shades while singing to the zach brown band doing a strange dance. they wore their swim gear for the shoot, and there were lobster outfits, as well. let's hope the production didn't cut too much into practice time. they're driving and dancing. hands off the wheel. >> there they are lobsters? >> pretty funny. >> they did something last year with "call me maybe." do you remember that song? >> i do. >> good song. >> well done. and one more sports note, this is a soccer match in europe that could use the hatch tag oops. >> the match was between a team from slovenia and one from scotland. nick's home. >> the red team gets the ball. a player kicking back to the goalie. swings and misses. the ball rolls into the net. it leads to the other team moving on in the competition and my boys from scotland were eliminated.
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>> they call that an owned goal. >> do you think they put this story in the program because of you? >> this team is not my team. >> you're not even a soccer fan. >> i support another team, only vaguely. i'm one of the few people from europe who hate soccer, and everywhere i go people hear my accent and they say what do you think, and i say i don't care. scotland is bad at soccer. it. rugby is my game and in the olympics. the u.s. will do well. >> when we come back, the pop icon whose credit card was declined while shopping, and we'll also get our first look at christopher nolan's world war ii thriller, "dunkirk."
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? ? time for "the skinny," and a major embarrassment for adele. >> happens to the best of us, but not often to the wealthiest of us. >> adele is one of the best selling recording artists in the
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with ten grammys to her name. she's worth an estimated $125 million. no one was more surprised than she when her credit card was declined. >> it happened while she was picking up a few affordable items at an h&m in california. the mega star says her card did work that day while she was picking up supplies at sephora. >> i love that she shops at those two stores. she told fans on stage later that night that she was mortified that nobody knew it was her. they didn't recognize her. >> couldn't she just sing? ? hello ca then they would recognize her. >> don't quit your day job, nick. next -- >> between the polka and nick this morning -- >> taking us back in time to one of the most frightening military operations during world war ii. >> christopher nolan released the first trailer for his latest creation, "dunkirk." it tells the story of the last ditch effort to evacuate 300 allied troops in dunkirk.
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tense and opens on a crowded boat of allied soldiers as an enemy aircraft swoops down on them. >> it's set to hit theaters on july 19th next year. got to wait a long time. next, jolting us all back into reality. we've been treated to a celebrity home tour snapchat. >> niece. supermodel and tv host chrissy teague an who apparently fabulous she is gave her snapchat followers their first peek at the stunning mansion they just bought. >> the couple dropped just over $14 million on the home previously owned by none other than rihanna. >> it looks all right. it's a work in progress. >> it's very unbritish. do the brits do this on social media? show off their fancy homes and stuff like that? >> if i had a fancy home, i would do that. probably. >> it's not an american thing. >> no. but they like the rest of us.
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enjoy this process, not really. >> that's true. finally, speaking of the finer things in life, apparently you don't have to look farther than the street in singapore to find some of the best gourmet dining in the world. >> a street food vendor who sells chicken rice and noodles has been awarded a prestigious one-star michelin rating making him the first michelin star food vendor. >> they are giving it to a street vendor? that's fantastic. and you may recall president obama referenced this guy during the state dinner when he was hosting the singaporean prime minister. >> he was saying the food better good because they have michelin star street vendors. >> the food there is awesome. such a mix. i love that city. >> i've never been. have to check it out.
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been. have to check it out. we'll be right back.
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? ? we close out another week of headlines this time with politics taking a backseat to mosquitos and contaminated water. >> mother nature's fury and a special celebrity birthday also took top billing this weekend. here's our weekly friday rewind. >> there's a one-square-mile radius where we believe there's the transmission of zika virus. >> this is sometimes referred to as the cockroach of mosquitos. it can survive about anywhere it can breed in a cap full of water. it's an indoor mosquito. >> no time in recent history has cdc told people within the united states not to go to another part of the united
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with me, had pictures as they were taking off, pictures looking down on the pasture, and all of a sudden the snapchats came to an end. what makes this so danger sauce a lot of the city is built on top of a river, so when this happens, a lot of it is washed away when a flood like this happens. >> he said, "mom, i have a responsibility to my soldiers. i love my soldiers, so i will be -- i will take care of them." >> she was standing there. she had nothing to say. maybe she wasn't allowed to have anything to say. plenty of people have written that. she was extremely quiet. >> i was in pain. all of america felt that pain. >> running for president is not an entitlement to disrespect gold star family and gold star mother. shame on him. an attack as he did on
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a gold star mother? i don't know where the bottom is. >> the republican nominee is unfit. there have been republican presidents with whom i disagreed with, but i didn't have a doubt they could function as president. >> i'm afraid the election is going to be rigged. to be honest. >> to lead our country into the olympics is honestly something i never thought i would be able to do. i never worked a day in my life because i love with what i do. i love the fact i'm getting away with it. ? and unfortunately our look back doesn't end here. >> you can check out our facebook page for "in case you missed it," including the candid moments that happened on and off air. oh, know, what are they going to show off air? >> that wasn't part of the deal. i thought commercial break time was mine. >> you don't hold back, so there's nothing to -- you know. so we want to look forward quickly and tell you what's happening in the coming week. we have some food holidays. those are important. raspberries and cream day.
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good mor good morning. i'm nick watt. >> i'm linzie janis. here are some of the top headlines this morning. president obama is shooting down donald trump's claim that the election will be rigged. meanwhile trump is insisting he saw a video of the money exchange in iran. why is his campaign saying he never saw it? fire crews say they've encircled the flames near the northern california wine country, but their battle is far from over. that wildfire burning for two weeks near big sur has grown to 79 square miles and only partially contained. more trouble for george zimmerman. the man who claimed self-defense in the fatal shooting of trayvon martin. he says he was punched in the face in a florida restaurant. he was accused of bragging about
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and the olympic torch passed by a couple of rio's famous last night, soccer legend pele says he's been asked to light it at tonight's opening ceremony. we'll see if that happens. those are some of the top stories on this friday, august 5th. from abc news, this is "world news now." looking forward to the opening ceremony. >> very much. pele lege. conflicting accounts from the trump camp. >> for the second time this week, donald trump told supporters he saw video of a $400 million cash transfer between the u.s. and iran even describing the plane. but that footage apparently does not exist and his campaign is now telling a different story. it's "your voice, your vote." >> reporter: on the campaign trail thursday, donald trump
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$400 million being flown to iran. >> reporter: the comments shocking as trump's spokeswoman confirmed trump saw this public video of american hostages arriving in geneva and not money being flown to iran. the president maintaining it was iran's assets that had been frozen. >> it wasn't a secret. we announced them to all of you. >> reporter: the president also disputed trump's allegations that the election will be rigged. >> of course the elections will not be rigged. what does that mean? >> reporter: and hillary clinton taking her first question from the press in a while. >> he cheated contractors. i take that personally. >> reporter: making a comparison between her father as a small businessman and donald trump's foreign manufacturing and bankruptcies. >> i've met people who have been destroyed by donald trump.
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not what he says. >> reporter: this as former republicans are separating themselves from trump. >> i'm a marine. >> reporter: this is an ad for a republican representative donald kaufman. >> if donald trump is president, i'll stand up to him. >> reporter: and the president's poll numbers are up. 54% public approval. that's the highest of his second term and puts him on par with president reagan at the end of his presidency. >> thanks. a group of veterans are donald trump to withdraw their endorsements. the vets went to capitol hill after collecting more than 100,000 signatures on a petition from service members and veteran families. they're outraged with trump's feud with the family of a fallen soldier. they say it's an insult to gold star families across the country. the city of new orleans is reeling this morning after a brief but intense storm that left a wide path of destruction in the wake. the national weather service confirms the funnel cloud
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the storm destroyed at least three buildings and damaged several others. gusting wind toppled trees and power lines. power crews are expected to work through much of today to restore electricity for the thousands still in the dark. and cleanup is underway in the parts of the upper midwest. a vicious wind storm with gusts of nearly 70 miles per hour lashed central minnesota. almost everywhere you look you see downed power lines and uprooted trees. closure of roads there. and all of that turbulent weather heads east just in time for the weekend and for my trip to the beach again. >> for the forecast let's get to accu-weather's cam tran. good morning, cam. >> good morning. expect some drenching downpours for the deep south as well as the southeast thanks to this low pressure developing today.
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to see heavy downpours, especially toward the afternoon. to the north, a cold front brings in a possibility of damaging winds as well as hail to the midwest today. again, the cold front will help generate that. that includes places like detroit and down to cleveland. and that storm system will progress east to the weekend making it a wet and cloudy start for the northeast cities from d.c. all the way up to bangor. some of the thunderstorms could be relatively strong, bringing in some travel disruptions across the area. back to you. >> thank you very much. turning now to president obama updating the country on the fight against isis after meeting with his national security team at the pentagon. the president vowed to keep aggressively going after the islamic state on every front. he warned of more isis inspired lone wolf attacks and said isis is not invincible. >> isil can't defeat the united
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partners. we can defeat ourselves if we make bad decisions. >> despite the progress against isis, the president said the terror group will probably continue to be a threat after being ousted from key strongholds in iraq and syria. the fbi arrested a north carolina man for allegedly trying to create his own sleeper cell. authorities say eric jamal hendricks tried to recruit and train people for isis inspired attacks in the u.s. he was arrested after allegedly contacting several people over social media including an undercover fbi agent. authorities say he claimed to have signed up ten people. authorities in london say there is no evidence that wednesday night's knife attack was related to terrorism. also we now know the woman killed in the attack was an american. abc has the details from london. >> reporter: the knife-wielding attacker pinned to the ground by officers in that cell phone video after the stabbing spree just after 10:30 on wednesday night. six people were wounded
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time the police arrived. >> he was panicking. he wanted to get away. there was no way he was stopping. he was being shouted out by the police. don't move. stop where you are. >> reporter: the attack happened in russel square in the heart of central london. an area popular with tourists. the police responded within minutes and took the attacker down with a taser. an american woman did not survive. darlene horton, 64 years old, was the wife of an fsu professor teaching in london for the summer. the couple due to return home to tallahassee. >> i looked at my arm and saw she was bleeding. then i realized he stabbed me also. >> reporter: the second american, a man, was also stabbed in the chest and is recovering. that suspect is being identified as a 19-year-old norwegian of somali origin. in a city on edge, london police quickly made it clear they believed the attacker has mental health issues. >> i emphasizeso far there is no evidence of radicalization.
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more officers on the streets joining the growing number of heavily armed police on patrol as authorities here brace for a terror attack that they say is not a question of if but when. abc news, london. a major milestone reached in the battle against the zika virus. researchers say three experimental evacuations protected monkeys from the virus. that's boosting hopes that a successful vaccine can be developed for people. the trial proved effective with mice. a vaccine trial for humans is underway. investigators in connecticut are trying to find out what caused a home explosion so powerful it blew the front door across the street. seven people at the time including four children were injured. >> reporter: the connecticut time obliterated.
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multiple calls for a house explosion. >> reporter: dramatic drone footage shows emergency crews on the ground racing to rescue people believed to be trapped in the debris. >> no reports of fire. the neighbors are reporting they believe off entrepreneurs were on the second floor. >> reporter: this patient being carried away on a stretcher. officials say seven people were in the home when it collapsed includinat least one child. everyone brought to the hospital. rescue teams bringing in heavy machinery. the power company is on the scene investigating the possibility of a gas leak. in similar explosions natural gas was to blame. at this explosion caught on camera in new jersey, neighbors could smell the leaking gas about an hour and a half before the blast. 15 people were hurt. one way to check for gas leaks, spray soapy water against your gas line. if you see bubbles grow or move, that's the time to call 9-1-1. if you smell gas, get out and call for help right away. adrienne bankert, new york.
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this security researcher says thieves can put devices like these under cars to capture the unlock code from a key fob and break in. >> when the criminal returns to the vehicle, they can take this device, press the button and unlock the vehicle. >> reporter: in response to the houston heist, fiat chrysler asking owners to make sure their vehicles are locked. >> if somebody has the technology to take your car, there's not a whole lot you can do about it. >> reporter: they say they're investigating whether employees could be selling access to a master database of codes. criminals can match the codes to vin numbers printed on the door and program their own key fobs to drive away. nick and linzie? >> scary. >> they say you should -- those old fashion clubs on the steering wheel, that's a good
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night. i have a junkie car. i've had my windows broken. >> that's ridiculous. >> i had my windows broken from people trying to get stuff. if they want to go in, fine, don't break my window, and no one is going to steal my car. it's junk. >> i feel like i learned a lot about you. coming up, the new admission from ozzy osbourne. >> what he says he's doing about his so-called sex addiction. your watching "world news now." his so-called sex addiction.
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? been 46 years since the sabbath released "iron man." >> and now the storied front man of the group, ozzy osbourne, is opening up about his sex addiction. >> he says he's undergoing intense therapy. juju chang has the latest. >> reporter: sharon and ozzy osbourne speaking about their very private recent marriage trouble. the rock star revealing his six-year sex addiction. he's been in treatment for months. >> it's hard.
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about. i'm proud that he's come out and admitted it finally. [ applause ] >> reporter: in a statement to abc news, he says he's mortified at what my behavior as done to my family. he's also apologizing to his mistress who he says "took our sexual relationship out of context." and "i'd also like to apologize to the other women i've been having sexual relationships with." pugh says felt like an old fashioned romance, being courted. i loved it. >> michelle, of course, says that he was not a sex addict. they had a real romantic relationship for four years. >> reporter: sharon first spoke publicly about the rocky relationship in may. >> i'm 63 years of age, and i can't keep living like this. [ applause ] >> reporter: for months headlines followed the split until the crazy train singer revealed on gma that metal's top couple was back on track.
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terrible. some days you drift apart for a while and get back on the horse. >> reporter: sharon changing her tune, too. >> i can't think of my life without him. even though he is a dog. he's a dirty dog. >> reporter: and while pugh remembers ozzy as really nice, sweet, and funny, she's now suing his daughter. in her suit she claims the harassed her in a series of tweets. >> i'm not making judgments. i just have a question. every time this comes up, i suspect that it's not sex addiction, it's just an excuse for an affair. if you're addicted to sex, why not have lot of sex with your partner rather than having sex with other people? >> i knew you that were going ask me this question, so i did a little research. the answer is it's not scientifically proven. the american psychiatric association does not currently
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time now for our favorite segment of the week, our ? time now for our favorite segment of the week, our "insomniac theater" checking out two movies opening this weekend. >> starting with the latest offering from the d.c. comics universe, "suicide squad." viola davis stars as intelligence officer who recruits supervillains for a top-secret black ops mission as they try to defeat a mysterious and powerful entity all while contending with the antics of the joker played by jared leto. >> what do we have here? >> what are you going to do? are you going to kill me mr. j? >> oh, i'm not going to kill you.
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really, really bad. >> scary. >> the critics are giving this a 28% splat on rotten tomatoes, describing it as an underwritten jumbled narrative that tries too hard to connect the story to the comics universe. one writes, "there's little reason for the joker to exist in the story other than a bothersome complication to the team." and another writes, "it's a dizzying, deranged, hot mess." >> the joker is jared leto. >> that can't be bad. >> it can't. looked like he's good at it, too. next, some significantly lighter fair. opening today both in the theaters and on netflix, based on a french novella from 1943. "the little prince" tells the story of a little girl being prematurely pushed into
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but her neighbor introduces the little girl to the extraordinary world of the little prince where anything is possible. >> once upon a time, there was a little prince who lived on a planet that was scarcely bigger than himself. and who had need of a friend. >> if you study hard and stay on track with the plan, you can spend some time with your new friend, next summer. >> look at that. >> the little prince featuring an all-star cast of voices including jeff bridges, rachel mcadams, and paul rudd pulled in a certified fresh 93% on rotten tomatoes. one calls it a film that everybody should be happy to show their children. it's apparently not just for children. brad wheeler says it's a film for young audiences as well as oldies who have lost their friends. sounds perfect for you and your kids, nick. >> it was one of my favorite books as a kid. that's not because my mother was
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making news in america this morning, extreme weather ripping through new orleans, a tornado touching down, buildings collapsing and a man pulled from the rubble. the dramatic rescue caught on camera. president obama taking shots, mocking donald trump's claim that the election will be rigged and the new poll that behind hillary clinton. we're live in washington. breaking overnight, a cargo plane skidding off the runway stopping on a busy street. the new details just in. and traffic stop scare. a highway officer talking to a driver when another car slams into his cruiser.


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