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this morning on "world news now," let's call it a tamer or toned down donald trump. >> that's what republican leaders say they want from their presumptive presidential nominee. meanwhile the secret service is now investigating donald trump's former butler for inciting violence against president obama. >> baggage baung. the troubled tsa facing heat from all directions. thousands of bags getting backlogged at one of the nation's busiest airports because of a computer glitch. >> calvin klein is also under fire over its new ad campaign. some are straight out calling it pornography and calling for the company to pull ads entirely. >> saluting our heros. the closing ceremonies at the invictus games honoring warriors from around the
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their pride in representing our nation inspiring us all on this friday, the 13th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, everyone. i'm diane macedo. >> and i'm kendis gibson. you know that movie or talking about he's just not that into you? >> yes, where is this going? are you breaking up with me. >> not quite yet. give us a couple weeks. you kind of got that sense with the republican. >> a couple of weeks? >> you kind of an felt that sense. >> just change the subject. try to talk about politics. i see how this is, deflection. >> deflect completely from that when you buried yourself. you kind of felt as a result of the meeting with paul ryan, donald trump. >> a little bit like that, yes. >> because at the end of the day, he hasn't endorsed him. >> still no endorsement. >> trump and you had the house speaker. they're inching closer to common
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joint statement after this high stakes meeting and pledging to work together to beat hillary clinton. trump said it was a great meeting and ryan described it as encouraging but he is still not offering an endorsement at least for now. it's your voice, your vote. the latest from the abc's karen travers. karen? >> good morning. everybody was all smiles after the meetings here on capitol hill. there were plent live statements about cooperation and unity. but donald trump did not leave capitol hill with any new big endorsement and republican leaders went to great lengths to say this whole unity thing is going to take some time. donald trump took capitol hill by storm, his first real effort at winning over republican leaders. >> it was very good, very productive. >> reporter: a lot of talking behind closed doors but not in public for trump. he sat down with fox news. >> i think for the most part, we agree on a lot of different items and we're getting there. >> reporter: but there was no endorsement from the most powerful republican here
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washington, house speaker paul ryan. >> i do believe that we are now planting the seeds to get ourselves unified. >> reporter: but ryan says it will take time for that unity to grow. >> you don't put it together in 45 minutes. >> reporter: and in perhaps a bit of a dig at trump, ryan ran fweeting a photo of him chatting with children in the capital and calling it his most important meeting of the day. republicans acknowledged there are deep divides after the long primary season. disagreements with trump over policy and questions about his campaign style. but is he already shifting to a donald trump 2.0? in the weeks since rivals dropped out, trump has hedged his positions on tax policy, the minimum wage, even his controversial muslim ban. >> i'd like to back off as soon as possible. >> reporter: one republican is skeptical. >> that's one thing i worry that next week we'll be back to the old complete and total ban. >> reporter: hillary clinton tweeting a
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lucking to republicans on uniting behind trump. she says he's backpedaling on his muslim ban and voters shouldn't allow it. diane, kendis. >> thanks to karen travers on capitol hill. the secret service is investigating donald trump's former butler over online death threats against president obama. anthony sen cal posted a string of incendiary comments on facebook including one call are for the president to be killed. he worked as the trump's butler for nearly two decades and took a job at his mar-a-lago club and retired about five years ago. the trump campaign says they disavow his statements. >> the obama administration is issuing a sweeping directive on the issue of tranned jernds bathroom use. the justice department and department of education are sending a joint letter to all public schools in the country today directing that transgender students be allowed to use bathrooms or locker rooms which match their gender identity. the directive does not have the force of law but does carry the
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implicit they're the that schools that don't comply could lose federal funding. the government will be conducting raids to get undocumented immigrants out of the country. homeland security and customs agent will track down, arrest and deport anyone who has exhausted their appeals. the raids will target people hole have entered the u.s. within the past two years and under a judge's order to leave the country. >> the navy fired the commander of the ten sailors is held by iran earlier this year. that incident raised tensions between the u.s. and iran after iranian state tv showed images of the sailors neiling with their hands on their heads. a navy official said commander eric rush fail fod provide effective leadership. several sailors received reprimands after that incident. a woman claiming to have a bomb strapped to her chest forced a lock yawn at andrews air force base in maryland. personnel and residents warned to avoid the area.
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into custody. no explosives were discovered. the base is home to air force one. no flights or missions were impacted by the scare. no bomb scares at the phoenix airport but thousands of bags stranded because of a commuter malfunction. the tsa called the situation significant unprecedented and the timing couldn't have been worse. while this is all happening, tsa officials were actually on capitol hill at a hearing focused on the agency's failures. abc's david kerley has more on that. >> reporter: long lines at tsa. today, at newark. >> this is a nightmare. >> reporter: denver telling passengers to arrive up to three hours early. >> i've never really been in a line that is this long. >> reporter: these long waits meaning thousands are missing flights. now airlines are asking passengers to tweet pictures under #ihatethewait. a message delivered to the head of tsa by congress. >> that's not acceptable. >> i am so livid. >> reporter: for the first time, the white house is blaming congress for the long lines. the reason?
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failed tests. more flyers. but no additional funding for new officers. >> we do not have enough people currently to staff our lanes. >> reporter: but tsa was blasted for a $90,000 bonus to one of its top officials, even though the screeners he supervises failed those tests to detect banned weapons. the bonus? delivered in $10,000 increments, all before the current administrator arrived. >> looks like something's being hidden. >> i don't think it's right, and i stopped that practice. >> reporter: and here's the bad news. the busy summer travel season hasn't even started yet when a record number of passengers are expected to get in line. david kerley, abc news, reagan washington airport. >> sky divers are big on adventure. but one group in northern california got more than they bargained for. the plane ended up landing like this upside down in a vine yard. the plane experienced trouble north of lodi. the pilot tried to rur
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there were some scrapes and bruises but considering the accident, it's amazing the injuries weren't worse. >> miraculous there. a second auction site seems to have backed out of selling the gun george zimmerman used to kill trayvon martin. the gun was first yanked from gun broker.com yesterday morning. and just as auction was set to begin, it was then listed on another website, but that sale was called off last night. zimmerman had said he wanted to use some of the money to fight violence against police by black lives matter. and some roller coaster ridesers got quite the scare at a busch gardens in tampa. 60 people were strand ford more than two hours. all the riders were safely evacuated. park officials say the ride won't open till they figure out what went wrong. you remember that solar-powered plane that's been crisscrossing the country? it has landed in oklahoma
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the latest stop on what the pilots hope will be an around the world journey. >> the aircraft touched down in tulsa after an 1-hour flight from phoenix after oklahoma, the plane is expected to make at least one more stop in the u.s. before crossing the atlantic lug. >> should make it to jfk in the next couple of weeks. >> the ideal flight speed is about 28 miles per hour. they can double that during the day if the sun's rays are strong enough. the speed depends on that. >> no concord there. >> this is not high speed. >>.cog up, be later in the mix," the place where a piece of dust can actually crack a windshield. >> first calls to cancel the olympics as scientists learn more and more about the devastating effects of the zrvegs many theaters are now refusing to compete. the details ahead. >> have you heard about this? calvin klein's racy new ad campaign sparking outrage and being called perverted for its photos. is it working. > remember to find us on facebook
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anyone out there afraid of clowns is not going to be helped by this story. you're looking at a dad in wales who was flipped by a clown only the stunt didn't go as planned. dad ended up landing on his head and suffered a concussion and some bruises. you can see he goes unconscious during the whole thing. the circus described the inci
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>> really? >> but we're told dad is okay. and by the way, they also refunded his ticket. >> and the poor kid who's going to be scared of clowns the rest of his life. >> a lot of people already have that fear. >> he's adding to it. >> not going to help. >> a russian doctor is madding more fuel to olympic doping claims against his country. he tells "the new york times" he created a three-drug cocktail to help russian athletes in sochi in 2014. last year a world anti-doping it agency report accused russia of running a state sponsored program to provide its athletes with banned sxwanss. russia and kenya could be booted from thisser? 's games in rio amid the allegations. there's a growing concern for american athletes as well as family members heading to rio this summer. the frightening spread of the zika virus in brazil. >> there's disagreement among health officials here how much of a
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abc's linsey davis has this is story. >> nail that exit point. >> reporter: as these athletes prepare to represent the u.s. in rowing, a call for the summer olympics in brazil to be canceled or postponed because of zika. an article in "the harvard public health review" this week calls it "a no-brainer for the olympic organizers," that the "rio 2016 games must not proceed" to avoid "a full-blown global health disaster." but the nation's top infectious disease official disagrees. >> there is not a universal systemic threat to anyone there because zika is generally a mild disease. >> reporter: while meghan o'leary and ellen tomek say they may want to have children in the future, right now, they're focused on bringing home the gold. so, was there never a question in your mind whether you would go to rio or not? >> never a question. this is going to be just another hurdle or another obstacle to have to face, but you know, we're going. >> reporter: they plan to take the necessary precautions to avoid this. these are pictures of the infection on a new york man who returned from puerto rico, with bl
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rash that spread all over his body. on thursday, health officials told congress dits short sightedness is making the problem even worse by failing to provide the necessary funding to fight it. linsey davis, abc news, princeton, new jersey. >> speaking of sports and playoff action to tell you about starting with the nba. we may have seen the end of an era in the sport. oklahoma city closed out san antonio's season last night with a blowout win. the thunder had a 24-point lead at halftime. they went on to win 113-99. okc faces the defending champion warriors next. but this morning, many are wondering whether this was the last game for that guy. 15-time all-star and future hall of famer tim duncan. he said he'll make that decision at a later point. touching moment at the end of the game with can kevin durant. in the stanley cup playoffs last night it was game seven between
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jose sharks. this one turned into blowout city. san jose scored twice in the first period and tacked on three more the rest of the way. the sharks advance to play st. louis in the nhl's western conference finals starting sunday night. tampa bay and pittsburgh begin the eastern conference finals tonight. it was a beautiful closing ceremony in florida last night as the 2016 invictus games came to an end. the four-day end ended with a star-studded concert and medals awarded by the one and only prince harry. >> more than 450r7 wounded warrior participants from 14 countries. prince harry toiled them that he was most inspired by their courage to simply make it to the starting line. >> next year's games will be held in toronto, canada. >> great event and a great way to end it. >> a fantastic event. >> coming up in our next half hour, the new development
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joan rivers medical malpractice lawsuit. the 1-year-old died during a routine throat procedure at a clinic. what her daughter melissa is now saying about a settlement. >> first, fashion under fire. calvin klein known for pushing the envelope a little bit may have pushed it too far with these ads. is it cutting edge advertising or just plane old porn? you're watching "world news now." >> morning noon or night there's always a moment to discover visit annapolis and create your moment
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♪ she's got the look, she's got the look ♪ so sex in advertising is hardly a new concept. some say calvin klein's new ad campaign has gone way too far. >> some of the pictures are too racy. we can't show you the full image. critics say it's
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but pornography. here's abc's linzie janis. it's a brand known for pushing the nfl with its sexy and salacious ads. >> i daydream in my calvins. >> i love to hang out in my calvins. >> reporter: but calvin klein coming under fire for its latest underwear campaign. array of social media ads asking users to fill in the blank. what do you do in your calvins. this photo in firk raising eyebrows. 23-year-old model klara kristin flashing the camera with a provocative shot looking up her skirt. its caps, i flash in my calvins along with the #takeapeek. the ads immediately coming under fire. thousands of commence on social media specifically blasting that up the skirt shot. saying it looks more like porn
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and unnecessary. the other ads in the series equally suggestive. others too revealing for tv. of course, the brand is no stranger to controversy. making waves in the '80s with this infamous brooke shields ad. >> you want to know what comes between me and my calvins? nothing. >> reporter: and who could forget these markey mark ads from the '90s. but now, a newer and more social media friendly generation of celebrities want in on the game. kendall jenner, justin bieber and nick jonas, some of the brand's newer faces. >> these ads are meant for people in control of their own sexuality. you can see yourself within the ad because those photos look like photos that you've taken of yourself. >> reporter: we reached out to calvin klein for comment about the campaign. but they haven't responded. linzie janis, abc news, new york. >> coming up, the international
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time now for "the mix." you know when you're driving and suddenly a pebble comes and hits the windshield that leaves a spider webb style crack? take a look at this photo. a little chip. however, this was taken by british astronaut tim peake when looking out the window of the international space station. >> that's not where you want to see that. >> you generally don't want the windows cracked at the iss. guess what caused that. a spec of dust. >> that's amazing. because they're going so fast in outer space. >> the dust flies so fast just a spec of dust can have that much of an impact. but they say the glass is so incredibly thick not to worry. everything is fine. i wonder how
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>> apparently not. >> not at all on a par with my house. >> from something that fast to something really, really slow. look at this. this is in hungary at a zoo. the poor sloth is eating and then that little monkey just steals its food. >> look at the slow look of outrage on the sloth's face. >> this happened several days ago. just this morning the sloth responded saying what the heck was that about. >> come back. >> polka. ♪ ♪ politics and foreign wars all the weather all the scores ♪ ♪ that's the world news polka ♪ tapes that roll in way too slow stuff you saw on koppel's show ♪ ♪ that's the world news polka ♪ it's late at night you're wide awake and you're not wearing pants ♪ ♪ so grab your "world news now" mug and everybody dance ♪ ♪ have some fun be a pal
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this morning on "world news now," there's growing controversy over an online gun auction because it's the weapon used to fatally shoot trayvon martin. now a second online company is backtracking. >> and political power play. donald trump or the republicans in washington, who holds the key to the gop? after remaining tight-lipped all day, trump speaking out overnight about their summit on the hill. and new this half hour, train conductor jumps into action just in the nick of time. >> why he ran back through the cabin moments before the train slammed into a vehicle on the tracks. >> and since neither presidential front-runner has yet announced a running mate, jimmy kimmel is tossing his hat into the race declaring his candidacy for vice president saying he doesn't need a number one to make a number two.

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