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this morning on "world news now," the threat of more severe weather across the country. damaging wind and hail with tornadoes spotted in multiple regions. and heavy downpours moving east. we'll have your weekend forecast. >> donald trump's west coast run, holding a massive rally in california and getting a huge reaction from the crowd while outside, protesters and supporters clashed. we have the latest overnight just ahead. >> and new this half hour, cracking down on reckless driving. >> how police are using the internet to stop dangerous driving on america's roads. the brazen motorcycle riders are getting caught with the help of their own social media accounts. >> and windy city love story. the obamas. their budding chicago romance getting the hollywood treatment. we're going to have a first
skinny" on this friday, april 29th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> my favorite part of that was the little janet jackson clip. gives you a sense of how long ago that was with the little "miss you much" in there. >> a little flashback friday action. >> when barry met michele. >> we begin with a new round of severe weather wreaking are havoc from the southern plains all the way to the mid atlantic. >> in the south, rains have triggered flash floods along the gulf coast. take a look at this scene, by the way, this is in gulfport, mississippi where up to 10 inches of rain inundated entire communities turning roads into rivers and forcing lifeboat rescues for strand residents. >> to the north, powerful straight line winds and tornadoes cut a whole path of destruction across parts of the midwest. at least 18 tornadoes have been reported from california to kentucky over the
uprooting trees, downing power lines and destroying homes and other buildings. >> take a look at the radar this morning. you can see those storms are still far everywhere dissipating. that major system still marching east. stretching nearly 1200 miles from the southeast up into the ohio valley and great lakes region. >> and those storms are still causing major problems in the south along the gulf coast, triggering dramatic water rescues. abc's phillip mena has the latest from gulfport, mississippi. >> reporter: tornado sirens on the mississippi gulf coast. lightning and heavy rain. the flash flood emergency unfolding on live tv. >> it's happening right now. i'm looking at it. someone's being rescued from their car in the ditch. >> reporter: another motorist running through the flood getting that window down and pulling a woman to safety. >> you can definitely tell that this is a dangerous situation out here. >> reporter: keep your eye on that traffic light as howling winds send it crashing down. >> whoa. there went one. >> reporter: up to 10 inches of rain swamping streets. lf
huge trucks, rescuing the stranded. parents racing back home. >> my youngest son called me and he said, mom, my room is flooded. >> reporter: others evacuating. > look how fast that water is going. >> reporter: all after a terrifying night across the heartland. at least 18 reported tornadoes barreling across six states. >> wow. >> reporter: including two at the same time in iowa. back here in gulfport, this is supposed to be a road. the biloxi river rising 18 feet and still rising. and more rain is on the way. phillip mena, abc news, gulfport, mississippi. >> thanks, phillip. the storm threat is still far from over for much of the south and up into the plains. >> let's check in with justin povick joining us with the latest. >> thanks and good morning to you. we are tracking more severe weather in the south plains later on today. again, many of the hard hit areas from just a couple of days ago.
tornadoes, all those modes of severe weather again possible along with very heavy rain which could trigger more flash flooding. lots of tropical moisture meeting up with dry air. much of oklahoma and texas will be under the threat zone this afternoon and also into tonight. northeast, the showers much wider. they will be problematic in terms of causing slippery conditions travel delays along the 95. more rain this weekend with the severe weather continuing in the deep south. back to you. >> thank you. turning now to politics and what was a wild scene outside a trump rally in southern california. >> hundreds of protesters jammed the streets in costa mesa last night. they stomped on squad cars, hurled rocks and blocked a highway entrance ramp as police in riot gear swooped in. many of them were protesting trump's stance on immigration. inside the rally, trump spoke to 18,000 people and he brought
families of victims who were murdered by undocumented immigrants. >> we don't have a country anymore. you know, i'm looking at statistics where your crime numbers are so crazy they're going through the roof. we can't have it anymore. >> trump is still keeping an eye on indiana ahead of the primary but will remain in california for today to address state gop officials. ted cruz is fending off a fiery attack. this time it's not from the donald trump. >> it's coming from former house speaker john boehner who spoke fondly of trump during a talk at stanford university calling him his texting buddy. but when students asked him about ted cruz, that's when he had a few choice words for the senator. how about ted cruz? >> lucifer in the flesh. in washington, i have as many democrat friends as i do republican friends. i get along with almost everybody. but i've never worked with a more miserable son of a [ bleeped
don't know the man. i've met john boehner two or three times in my life. >> cruz went on to say boehner was letting his inner trump come out. boehner and cruz clashed politically in 2013 over cruz's support of the government shutdown. >> as for the democrats, hillary clinton is returning to the campaign trail after a two-day break and a string of victories. clinton still focusing on the remaining primaries but her campaign is pivoting to the general election and a likely match-up against donald trump. bernie sanders is still hoping for a win in indiana, but as his path to the nomination narrows he's hinting of a future role in shaping the party. >> a forensic psychologist says the man who admits killing three people at a planned parenthood clinic is delusional and not competent to stand trial. robert dear is charged with 179 counts for his hours long rampage at a colorado springs clinic last november. dear interrupted his competency hearing several times shouting that he was a warrior for the babies. the judge has not yet issued a ruling i
>> the man accused in the road rage shooting death of former new orleans saints player will smith has been indicted on a second degree murder charge. cardell hayes also faces attempted murder for wounding smith's wife. hayes says he was not the aggressor and pleaded not guilty to all charges. smith was shot seven times and his wife hit twice. investigators in minnesota are reportedly trying to determine if prince's death was caused by an overdose. a source tells the "associated press" they're also looking into whether a doctor was prescribing the singer drugs during his final weeks and if the doctor was on the plane with prince when it had to make an emergency stop a week before he died. meanwhile, authority have obtained a search warrant to prince's estate, but the details will be sealed for now. and the maker of an antidote for opiate overdoses is offering the medication to all high schools for free. narcan can quickly reverse the dangerous effects of an overdose by pre
it comes as a nasal spray or as an injection. the cdc says opiate abuse is an epidemic with fatal overdoses that have nearly quadrupled since 1999. >> president obama surprised a group of college journalists by crashing a special white house briefing. > the president strolled into a packed room where press secretary josh earnest was offering the rookie reporters some insight into what really goes on. >> well -- >> oh, my god. oh my god, oh, my god. >> i hear there's some hot shot journalists here. you know, josh was speaking for me and i wanted to make sure he was getting it right. >> so the president answered some questions for more than a half hour. pretty good. and even made some news. >> he also announced a plan to be enroll 2 million more people in pay as you earn which aims to help students manage loan repayment more efficiently. i like the girl that you can hear in the back
>> was she freaking out? >> very subtle. smooth. >> we should point out the president will be working on his jokes tomorrow night, for his final white house correspondents dinner. should be a fun show. >> always lots of laughs out of that one. >> coming up, a frightening near miss on runway. two planes coming way too close for comfort at the nation's busiest airport. >> and serena williams is dealing with some photo shopping, swapping out a slimmed down shot for one with more realistic proportions coming up in "the skinny." stay with us. >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by colonial penn life insurance. weather, brought to you by colonial penn life insurance. since i was a kid, ght empty my pocket change into this old jar. it's never much, just what's left after i break a dollar. and i never thought i could get quality life insurance with my spare change. neither did i. until i saw a commercial for the colonial penn program. imagine people our age getting life insurance
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reckless atv and motorcycle riders by using the riders' own social media accounts to bust them. one case is 21-year-old gabriel junior of new haven. police used videos he posted himself to his instagram account to track him down. he now faces more than two dozen reckless driving violations. >> it almost looks like it defies gravity there, those moves. >> no thank you. >> and sensibility, as well. >> let's move on now to a frightening situation at the massive airport in atlanta. a couple of jets that were packed with passengers getting a little too close for comfort. >> one of them was about to take off, but then the pilot had to slam on the brakes. let's get more now from abc's david kerley who covers aviation for us. >> reporter: at america's busiest airport, a mistake which could have been disastrous for the jet taking off. >> it was like all of it was compacted in this one little 15-second bit of sheer terror. >> reporter: the delta jet headed to miami was speeding to takeoff, already
miles an hour, when suddenly, another delta jet is crossing the runway. the atlanta controller ordering a takeoff abort. the pilot slams on the brakes. the aircraft were just over a mile apart, but only seconds at that speed. the controller knew he blundered. >> sorry about that. that was my mistake, guys. >> okay, yeah, we're going to exit here. >> reporter: the pilots called it an administrative mistake. >> obviously, stopping and having your airplane from a high rate of speed in a short period of time is going to heat up the brakes. that's what it's done. >> it was, i think, a little bit nerve wracking for the pilots as well as everybody on that plane. >> the pilots let the brakes cool down at the gate. delta mechanics checked them out and the same aircraft with the passengers did take off for miami. david kerley, reagan washington airport. >> what a frightening scene in people afraid of flying are scared up
on the ground. >> atlanta is the world he's busiest airport. they handle about 2500 flights a day. hundreds of thousands of passengers every day. so i'm not saying that you expect this sort of thing to happen, but it is a very busy airport. >> you always trust these things to go flawlessly and forgetting that behind all of this are air travel controllers. they are people. which means at some point we all make mistakes. >> glad this one ended well and those pilots, quick thinking on their part. >> when we come back, the obama love story is big screen bound. >> and "the match game" is coming back. remember it? details in "the skinny" next. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our
♪ skinny, so skinny it is "skinny" time on this friday. and we start with the first look at an upcoming movie about a young barack and michelle obama. the film is called "southside with you," and the trailer is now out. >> it's set in chicago on a hot summer day in the summer of 1989. we see the future first lady preparing to get together with a summer associate from harvard law. she insists it's nothing serious. >> shouldn't we be getting to the meeting? >> we have some time. i thought we would swing by the art center, see some paintings. maybe gr
>> this is not a date. how is it going to look if i start dating the first cute black guy who walks through the firm's doors. it would be tacky. >> do you think i'm cute? >> i didn't say that. >> things seem to go pretty well from there. of course, we all know how it all worked out. >> south side with you premiered at the sundance film festival. it is going to be in theaters on august 19th. >> how does it end? >> i'm not quite sure. >> they might have had a couple of kids or so. >> i guess they don't want to spoil it for us. serena williams in a photoshopping controversy right now. >> the tennis superstar is included in "people" magazine's most beautiful people issue. >> take a look. on the left is a photo from the magazine in which williams' waist appears digitally slimmed down. on the right is her naturally. >> here's the things. the first picture that went up was the slimmed down version on instagram. serena then later replaced it with the version showing her
real waist intact after her fans complained about the original. they were much more pleased with the real thing. >> yeah. >> it looks kind of disproportional. it doesn't look like a slimmed down waist. >> sir mix-a-lot would have liked the one on the right. >> i would say so. it almost looks like two different pictures. it really does. she doesn't want to be cheated out of her curves. >> serena, we like you just the way you are. >> me without no brakes as drake would say to quote. to quote drake. >> like poetry. it's beautiful. >> it's like tolstoy. >> now to something of a programming note. sunday nights this summer will feature a three-hour game show block right here on abc. what's this? it's going to be called abc's sunday fun and games. >> and we are happy to report that alec baldwin will be hosting a revival of the star-studded 1970s comedy panel show "match game." he signed on for ten episodes which will start airing june 26th. >> the music you're listening to is from "match gam
heyday. with outfits like that, why not. game contestants -- contestants consist of trying to guess how a panel of celebrities will answer fill in the blank questions. >> it's like "the newlywed game" only with people you're not married to but maybe want to be married to? >> maybe. is that will carroll burnett by the way, in that clip there. >> i don't know but i think i saw tony danza. >> by the way, the original host was gene rayburn in 1962. >> alec baldwin. >> the new gene rayburn. moving on, we will blame our overnight hours for the fact that everyone here on the show missed take your daughters and sons to work day. but one guy did not miss it. that was jimmy kimmel. >> so the abc late night host tweeting out this adorable picture yesterday afternoon. that's kimmel's young daughter jane at his desk. kimmel in the guest seat saying i've been replaced. ja t
>> i think they might consider her for a permanent role. she looks comfortable in that chair. >> you could have brought your rabbit friend. >> take your son or daughter or pet rabbit to work? >> pet rodent to work. >> did you just call frank a rodent? >> is frank not a rodent? >> frank doesn't like that term. he takes offense to that. he's a very sensitive rabbit be. >> who knew. finally a question. what were you doing five years ago today? chances are at some point, you were watching the royal wedding. > oh, yes. it was five years ago that duchess kate got help from her sister pippa who was wearing that dress, you know that dress. they were married in westminster abby before a star studded crowd and a worldwide tv audience. >> today they're the parents of prince george and princess charlotte. sources say they're celebrating their anniversary with a low key private celebration. they're just back from a long trip to india and bhutan. >> they tried to keep the nuptials secret. >> how did that work out?
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well, if fighting for women's health care and paid family leave and equal pay is playing the woman card, then deal me in! >> do we really want to turn on the general election television and see two rich new york liberals? >> i am prepared to stand by his side and give this everything i have to restore the soul of our party, to defeat donald trump. >> so is it possible another clinton could be better than another republican? >> it's possible. it's possible. >> mr. hastert hurt his victims many decades ago. but today, they struck back. >> no matter your power or your position, you can't get away with things like this especially with the molestation of a child. >> all this stuff that's on the news, i just found my cousin with a gunshot wound. >> is he alive?
>> people who did this did not want to be detected. this is not a spur of the moment murder. >> as pro-brady as judge berman was at the lower court, these guys were pro nfl and it came out that way. >> i am thrilled for michael. i'm thrilled for you. this is a tremendous opportunity and i couldn't be and we couldn't be prouder of you. ♪ >> the most disrespected person in america is the black woman. >> and beyonce's new "formation" tour rolls into tampa for saturday night and atlanta on sunday. ♪ >> what's my -- >> i am not dancing two days in a row. you're trying to set me up. >> come on, you know you want to dance. >> i will admit to one thing though. >> i wish you could see our floor manager right now. she is dancing just beyond the camera trying so hard to motivate kendis. >> i am becky with the good hair. >> you are. >> now let's get in formation.
making news in america this morning, breaking overnight, violence outside a trump rally. supporters and protesters clashing on the streets. a police car smashed. several arrests are made. at least one trump supporter left bloody. live with the very latest. a tornado tear as part buildings and homes. we have video of the damage coming in. meanwhile, other areas are seeing so much hail it looks like snow tracking the storms on the move. caught on camera, a bear cub learns a hard lesson when it tries to jump through a closed window. the first round of the nfl draft is in the books. see the number one pick appearing on "jimmy kimmel" and the must see fashion on the red carpet.