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this morning on "world news now," the search resumes. daylight in the mediterranean offering some hope that search teams will find the missing egyptair flight. our reporter standing by in cairo with a live report. >> the chief of the san francisco police department is resigning amid racial tension this after an officer killed a young black woman. we have details ahead. >> and kesha is back on for their sunday's billboard music awards after she said she had been barred by her record label. why she's now allowed to perform on one condition. that story ahead in "the skinny." it's friday, may 20th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. i'm diane macedo. >> i'm kendis gibson. of course, we'll get started here
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mediterranean of egyptair flight 0 had and terrorism emerging as the leading theory behind the crash. >> several countries sent planes to scour for the wreckage and more help is on the way. officials said the plane veered wildly before plunging into the sea. >> it was a widely used airbus a320, this particular one made in 2003. the pilot had more than 6,000 hours of flying time and there was no distress call. we're going to get more now from abc's david kerley. >> reporter: the late night flight boarded 56 passengers and ten crew members including three air marshals taking off from paris's charles de gaulle airport at 11:09. near the end of the four-hour flight at 2:30 a.m., the pilots check in with air track control. all is fine as the jet enters egyptian air space at 37,000 feet, cruising altitude. 16 minutes later, the airbus a 320 just drops off radar screens. the greek defense minister says
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his country's radar shows the plane erratically turning left, then making a full circle to the right, possibly suggesting the jet was falling out of the sky. at 2:50 the last attempt to contact egyptair 804, no response. egyptian officials admitting the most likely cause of this crash is terror. >> the possibility of having a different action or having a terror attack is higher than the possibility of having a technical failure. >> the jetliner had flown to trouble spots before paris. on tuesday in eritrea, and in tunisia before making the paris to cairo flight. >> if it turns out this is a bomb, yes, you have to look at all the security for all the flights, where did the aircraft come from? what kind of bomb was it? >> hours after the jet disappeared, relatives gathered at airports learning the grim news that no one survived. amidst the grief, relief for this m
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changed his flight or he too would have been on flight 804. >> i had knots in my stomach and have had ever since then. i am really lucky. >> reporter: where the jet went down is some of the deepest water in the mediterranean. more than 6,000 feet which means any recovery of the black boxes or wreckage will have to be done with remotely controlled vehicles. david kerley, abc news, reagan national airport. >> as investigators look into the possibility of terrorism, the crash has put travelers around the world on edge. >> abc's molly hunter has more on the investigation and the families who are hoping for answers this morning. she joins us now from cairo where the flight was heading. molly, after so much criticism last fall after the metrojet, are you getting the sense the egyptian authorities now how to handle this case. >> not at all. >> we covered the metrojet disaster last fall. the investigation was nothing short of a disaster. different officials speaking out of turn. press statements leaked. messaging not coordinated.
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that's exactly what's happening again. yesterday there was an announcement that the greeks had found wreckage, then an announcement from the egyptians that wreckage from the plane had indeed been found. late last night an executive from egyptair came out to say we're wrong, there is no wreckage. yet the original statement was still on their website. the information war is on. we are trying to get as many facts as possible. we heard from the minister of civil aviation yesterday who refused to speculate saying he didn't want to delve in conspiracy or hypothesis. he ended the press conference saying it's more likely a terror attack than mechanical failure but giving few details to back that up. >> all right. makes a case like this tough to cover, especially from you on the ground trying to get us the latest. molly, what do you know about what's expected from the search today. >> reporter: again, very little, diane. so the egyptian navy is out in force today. we know the sun is up and planes
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out on mediterranean right now. all efforts focused on locating the wreckage. but they failed to give us a specific search area yesterday. all they said was that area will expand. by how much we're not sure. the u.s. and brits have offered to help the egyptian navy here is taking the lead and greece is also out in force with their helicopters standing by, as well. >> molly, back to the scene in cairo where you are. we're taking a look at the facilities there. where are the families being held and any idea what any of them are saying right now? >> families are all staying at an airport hotel. egyptair has said they will host the families for as long as necessary trying to get them the necessary information. again that information flow is very slow. we spoke with families yesterday. their anguish visible, their pain very raw as you would imagine. they're seeking accountability and seeking information and answers that egyptian officials so far have been unable to provide. we were at the airport last night when families came in from
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and they were screaming and they were crying. it was very emotional. very intense. right now they're telling us that they know nothing about what's happening in the investigation and they don't know when they'll get any information about the fate of their loved ones. >> wow. >> a tough situation especially for the families in this search for answers. abc's molly hunter live from cairo. thank you for everything you're doing to try to get answers on that end. and do stay with abc news for the latest on the search. we're going to have more ahead on "america this morning" as well as "good morning america." >> the idea that terrorism appears to be the cause of this crash is one issue that has hillary clinton and donald trump finally in agreement. >> but on most everything else, both candidates are lobbing accusations. for the first time, clinton is calling out trump saying he's not qualified to be president. trump is firing back at her and unleashing his most personal attack yet on her husband. abc's tom llamas with details. >> reporter: donald trump
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proving nothing is off limits. dramatically intensifying his attacks on former president bill clinton's history with women. >> i looked at the "new york times." are they going to interview juanita broderick? are they going to interview paula jones? are they going to interview kathleen willey? in one case, it's about exposure. in another case, it's about groping and fondling and touching against a woman's will. >> and rape. >> and rape. >> reporter: the rape accusation is decades-old and discredited. hillary clinton asked about trump's personal attacks. >> do you ever feel compelled to defend your honor, the honor of your husband? >> no. >> with statements that he's making that go to the core of the relationship? >>? >> no, not at all. i know that that's exactly what he is fishing for and, you know, i'm not going to be responding. >> reporter: clinton now saying plain and clear, trump is not fit for the white house. >> if you go through many of his irresponsible, reckless, dangerous comments, it's not just
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this is a pattern, a pattern that has gone on now for months. he is not qualified to be president of the united states. >> reporter: and in a show of force against senator bernie sanders who's fighting on against the odds, clinton declaring that the race is over. >> so, you get into the general election. if you're the nominee for your party -- >> i will be the nominee for my party, chris. that's already done, in effect. there's no way that i won't be. >> reporter: there is concern that bernie sanders' supports won't support hillary clinton in the general election. but clinton's arguments is that back in 2008, 40% of her supporters said they would not support a then senator barack obama and we all know how that race ended. tom llamas, abc news, new york. a judge is expected to . dlufr a verdict on monday in the case of a baltimore police officer charged in connection with the death of freddie gray. closing arguments wrapped up yesterday. officer edward nero waived his right to a jury trial. he faces a
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gray died after suffering a spinal injury while in police custody. his death resulted in unrest and protests in that city. near row -- nero is one of six officers charged. >> the house of representatives voted to restrict confederate flags at federal cemeteries. graves can still be marked with the flag but it has to be small and only displayed on memorial day and confederate memorial day. >> a new "washington post" poll found that 90% of native americans are not offended by the washington redskins nickname. and an overwhelming majority consider it an unimportant issue. redskins owner dan snyder has maintained that he won't change the team name which once again became a prominent issue after the 2012 season. >> a pair of diehard hockey fans enjoyed a one-of-a-kind playoff experience this week. >> 12-year-old wyatt nelson and his dad jerry are huge fans of the minor league team the saskatoon blades. going to games whenever they can but beca
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follows along on a radio feed with wyatt doing the play by play for his dad. he's gotten pretty good at it. >> the major league st. louis blues got wind of this and they brought the pair to st. louis for a playoff game against the sharks. and during the first period, they handed the mike over to young wyatt who the then broadcasted to millions with dad right by his side the play by play of the game. >> very cool. >> isn't that awesome? years of practice of making sure dad knows what's going on. and now he got to show off this new skill of his. >> coming up, a pennsylvania officer under fire accused in a violent attack on a woman he had pulled over. what that officer is now saying this morning. and victory for kesha. she's back on the program for this sunday's billboard music awards. she'll apparently be allowed to perform but only on one condition. we have that story ahead in "the skinny." >> that she wears clothes? >> first here's a look at today's temperatures.
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don't just mask odors. eliminate them with new tide and downy odor defense collection. recapping our top story on the egyptair disaster. officials say the plane jerked to the left, then made a full circle to the right before plummeting into the mediterranean sea. flight 804 was traveling from paris to cairo with 66 people on board whether he it vanished from radar. egyptian officials believe terrorism is the likely cause. search teams from several countries are right now combing the ocean or the sea rather. but so far, there's no sign of the wreckage. san francisco's embattled police chief has been forced out of his job. the chief resigned just hours after a police officer shot and
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driving what was believed to be a stolen car. the department has been under fire recently over several fatal police shootings of black suspects. recent reports also claim a number of officers had exchanged raisist and homophobic text messages. >> a store security guard charged with assault for allegedly pushing a transgender woman out of the ladies room. our d.c. station spoke to the woman who said she was hurt and distraught by the incident. >> a police officer in reading, pennsylvania, is finding himself in serious legal hot water accused of attacking a woman that he pulled over. >> the confrontation was caught on video and now the officer is facing criminal harnlgs. here's abc's linsey davis. >> reporter: watch as this car uses a turn signal to park. but pennsylvania police officer jesus santiago-dejesus pulls the car over, saying the driver failed to use a turn signal. he then says the woman behind the wheel doesn't have a driver's license.
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you don't have a valid driver's license. >> reporter: the woman tells him she's recording it all on her phone. >> i'm using my phone to record him because this is my proof that i'm right. this is my proof. >> reporter: surveillance video shows the officer grab the phone, throw it, then punch the woman. while two officers wrestle her on the cement to handcuff her, she says she hit her head on a pipe and needed staples in her head. she then spent three days in jail, charged with assault and resisting arrest. those charges are now dropped. >> this interaction between police and citizen was escalated by the police behavior. >> reporter: santiago-dejesus turned himself in and faces criminal charges including oppression and evidence tampering. the officer's attorney says his client was hit first. as for that turn signal, he says just because it was visible from the front doesn't mean the officer saw it as he approached from behind. linsey davis, abc news, new york. when we come back, why kesha is now back on the program for this weekend's billboard music awards. >> the $99 million payday that actor daniel craig reportedly
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just turned down. just a fickle day in "the skinny." why? >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ skinny, so skinny >> and topping our "skinny" headlines
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>> that's right. >> for this weekend's billboard music awards. >> the 29-year-old pop star had said she had been barred from her record label from performing amid her contract dispute with producer dr. luke. >> so kesha claims in a lawsuit that he sexually and emotionally abused her for years. he denies those allegations and sued her for defamation as well as breach of contract. >> now dr. luke's kemo sabe records has given her the green light to perform on the condition that she cannot mention the lawsuits at any point during the event. >> and humble brag. the billboard music awards will be aired right here sunday night at 8:00 p.m. on abc. >> next, call him the real life dr. no. >> just days after speculation about who might be the next bond, actor daniel craig has reportedly told studio bosses at mgm that he's done playing the martini sipping, heineken drinking lately super spy. despite a final offer of get this, $99 million for two more movies. that's nearly ic
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made in the last four bond films combined. >> 99 mil? >> maybe he just wanted that extra $1 million. >> now, in his defense, craig has been plagued with a knee injury that he suffered during filming a fight scene for the last bond film "specter," and he faupsly told an interviewer last year that he would rather slash his wrists than do another bond film >> so he's saying there's a chance. >> $99 million. >> man. >> i'll do it for way less than $99 million. the first female bond. >> that would be hot. >> i think so. >> next comedian louis c.k. uses his celebrity to shine the spotlight on a little known women's issue. >> he squared off against kate bolduan and jonathon capehart for power players week on jeopardy. he won $50,000 for the fistula foundation. >> what is f-i-s -- >> i was starting to write fistula. that's my charity. >> oh, your charity.
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that's what he helped us with. opening hearts and minds and our job is to get those wallets open so we can help more women. >> it is a childbirth related injury often found in poor countries in africa and asia that leaves women incontinent. last year the fistula foundation raised nearly 5,000 life changing surgeries. the procedure is not all that complicated but hard to get in those areas. >> it's great he's able to get the word out about it on "jeopardy!" there. a rare memory of marilyn monroe caught on camera sold at auction. >> the black and white photograph taking by renowned fashion photographer richard avedon was taken in 1957 here in new york capturing a rare unguarded moment. you don't see her like this. >> she looks beautiful there. avedon described that moment saying for hours she danced and flirted and sang but at the end of the night when the dancing was done, her bubbly facade slipped for just an instant.
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soothe by's here in new york for more than $112,000. >> it's a beautiful photo. the "friday rewind" is next. $112,000. >> it's a beautiful photo. >>
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♪ it has been yet another busy week of headlines, tragically, of course, led by that plane crash. >> that's right. but also making news this week, a major victory in the war for equal pay and one woman's courageous story of overcoming her profound loss and moving forward. here now is our weekly "friday rewind." >> the possibility of having a different action or having a terror attack is higher than the possibility of having technical failure. >> if it turns out that this is a bomb, yes, you have to look at the whole security for all the flight. where did the aircraft come from? what kind of bomb was it. >> people that try to leave mosul are being executed
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my assessment in mosul, it's getting worse and worst every day. >> in politics and in life, ignorance is not a virtue. it's now the cool to not know what you're talking about. >> number one i'm not stupid. okay? i can tell that you right now. just the opposite. >> so what is your plan to create jobs? his answer is i'm going to create them. they're going to be great. but i'm not telling you what it is i'm going to do. >> so when you look back on the past nine months from that first debate to now, any regrets? >> absolutely i have regrets. i don't think i want to discuss what the regrets are. >> we are in till the last ballot is cast, but we have the possibility of going to philadelphia with a majority of the pledged delegates. >> you do have to shame and guilt them into it. and i did it on my show recently. i was like, i want to be paid the same as kevin. >> i started to talk to him and i said you know what?
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i want you to just go in peace. i want you to not worry. you were worrying for my career. you were worrying for the children. you were worrying for everything. it's enough. i promise you, we're going to be okay. ♪ all by myself >> and a powerful performance by celine dion after her husband's passing. it's been kind of a sad week for news especially ending with the plane crash. >> absolutely. >> but we have other things coming up next week that hopefully will help balance that out a little bit. >> yeah, including? > it's national vanilla pudding day on sunday. >> yep. >> better yet though and this one we have to celebrate, national blueberry cheesecake day on thursday. >> i hope to lather myself in cheesecake. >> also the primary in washington. >> yes, and we should point out the president begins a history making trip to asia tomorrownd
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making news in america this morning -- lingering questions about that missing jet liner. the mystery of egyptair flight 804. the intensifying search for evidence in the mediterranean sea. plus, a new warning about hard to detect bombs concealed in something so many passengers bring on board. a first-hand look at beefed up security at airports across the country. a high-speed chase ends on a highway. the driver approaches speeds of 100 miles an hour. and the valedictorian left out of his own graduation ceremony. he was top of his class with a perfect grade point average so hear why the school wouldn't let him walk.

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