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breaking news this morning on "world news now." tropical storm colin is gaining speed. the fast-moving rainmaker is unloading on florida right now and getting ready to turn up the east coast and cause major travel delays. we have the forecast just ahead. primary push as voters in six states head to the polls today. hillary clinton and bernie sanders are set to battle it out despite clinton's seemingly locking up the nomination overnight. as the top dogs of the republican party grimace at donald trump's tough stance against a judge that he sees as biased. and new this half hour, anger mismanagement on the baseball diamond. >> a college baseball manager goes ballistic. getting in the faces of umpires even showcasing a little spin move for better positioning. very nice twirl. see what set him off. the playboy mansion has a new owner.
reportedly dropped nine figures for the storied estate and what he plans to do with it. the full story ahead in "the skinny" on this tuesday, june 7th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> i think a few things need to be done to the mansion. >> power wash. >> how about that baseball coach though, the manager? he's got some moves. >> he did a little spinderella move. a little angry. we'll get to him a little bit later. we want to begin with something whirling over the southeast. the heavy rains from tropical storm colin on the move right now. >> much of florida is under a state of emergency as thousands are without power, up to 8 inches of rain is expected to fall before colin moves across the state and up the east coast. 50-mile-an-hour winds have brought down trees and power lines already. and homes and businesses have been damaged, as well. and they're prepare forth storm along the carolina coast. residents of low lying areas of north were busy filling sand
swimmers are being told to stay out of the water because of the rip tide risk, too. the storm caused long lines at the atlanta airport. last we checked, flight schedules seem to have gotten back to normal or more or less anyway for those wait times. >> so what's next for colin's wrath. >> let's go to accuweather's paul williams tracking the storm for us. >> good morning to you, diane kendis. colin is expected to accelerate beyond the carolina coast and possibly move out towards the water. we're hopeful of that, but in the meantime, we're looking for rough surf as well as localized flooding and very gusty winds from charleston to wilmington towards cape hatteras was heavy downpours in some areas. heavy rain showers expected in the northeast, as well. we're looking for isolated thunderstorms from boston up towards maine. this is going to be the result of the front that's pushing through. we'll have a sharp contrast with warm air neath it with isolated thunderstorms from boston up towards portland. we're going to brace for strong storms to in
winds as well as hail from boston up to bangor. get ready. it's going to hit the northeast. diane, kendis. >> thanks, paul. hillary clinton is one step closer to the white house after securing enough delegates to clinch the democratic nomination. as the presumptive nominee, she is poised to become the first woman at the top of a presidential ticket of a major u.s. political party. she wrapped up a five-day campaign swing in california, clinton appeared to be holding off any celebrations until today's primaries are over. >> according to the news, we are on the brink of a historic, historic unprecedented moment. but we still have work to do, don't we? we have six elections tomorrow. and we're going to fight hard for every single vote especially right here in california. >> as for bernie sanders, here
in san francisco, making no mention of clinton's delegate count during that evening rally. he continued to criticize clinton for her super pac money and vowed to win california. but sanders would need to flip more than half of her superdelegates to win the nomination. abc news in the meantime has learned that sanders spoke with president obama on sunday. the president made the phone call reportedly to talk about the future of sanders' campaign. president obama is now preparing to endorse hillary clinton and assume a more active role in the 2016 campaign possibly as soon as tomorrow. well, today marks the final day of voting for the primary season. polls will be open in six states including california, new jersey, new mexico, montana, as well as the dakotas. california of course, is the big prize. 475 pledged delegates up for grabs. >> now to donald trump digging in as he faces criticism from a growing number of fellow republicans. after coming under fire for remarks about the mexican heritage of a federal judge,
trump had some new marching orders for his most loyal supporters. we get more now from abc's tom llamas. >> reporter: donald trump urging top supporters to defend his attacks on the mexican-american judge in the trump university case. >> do you regret making it personal with the judge? >> look, i've had very, very unfair decisions. people said this should have gone away a long time ago in summary judgment. i don't care if the judge is mexican or not. i'm going to do great with the mexican people, because i provide jobs. so, i don't care about mexican. but we're being treated very unfairly, bill. very, very unfairly. >> reporter: trump claims judge gonzalo curiel, an american citizen born in indiana, is biased against him because the judge's parents are from mexico. >> if you are saying he can't do his job because of his race, is that not the definition of racism? >> no, i don't think so at all. this judge is giving us unfair rulings. now, i say, why? well, i want to -- i'm building a wall, okay? and it's a wall between mexico, not another country, and -- >> but he's not from mexico. he's from indiana. >> he's mexican heritage.
and he's very proud of it. >> reporter: trump then taking it even further, implying his proposed muslim ban would also disqualify a muslim judge from the trump university case. >> if it were a muslim judge, would you also feel like they wouldn't be able to treat you fairly because of that policy of yours? >> ah, it's possible, yes, yeah, that would be possible, absolutely. >> reporter: now, even trump's biggest supporters say he's out of line. >> it goes against our whole model of being an american. once you go down that road, you destroy america. >> trump convening a tense conference call of top supporters to address the campaign crisis. bloomberg news reporting the candidate urged them to attack judge curiel, insisting, "we will overcome." trump also reportedly asking them to hit reporters saying "the people asking the questions, those are the racists. i would go at them." for weeks many top republicans have been able to defend his controversial statements or policies by saying he's a different type of candidate. many are saying on this issue, trump is wrong
tom llamas, abc news, new york. in tampa, florida, 14 burglars were caught in the act on a home security system. but there's a bit of a twist. the home security system is actually disguised so well in fact that one of the suspects looks straight into the camera at one point trying to figure out what it is. you then see them go through the house, stealing jewelry, cash, golf clubs. they even got away with the victim's car but not very far. all the items were recovered and the suspects arrested. in southern california, more sharks have been captured on camera, as well. that led to a one mile long section of the beach in huntington beach being closed. lieu of guars posted signs warning swimmers to stay out of the water. there have been multiple shark sightings and one attack in the area in the last few weeks. >> in northern california, not a good night for sharks that make their home on ice. the pittsburgh penguins and san jose against the sharks in game four of the stanley cup final.
the home team down 2-1 in the series and down 2-0 in the game. after evgeni malkin scored in the second, san jose cut it to 2-1. eric fehr scored in the third. penguins winning it all, 3-1. they're up 3-1 in the series and can clinch their third stanley cup at home thursday night. mario is happy there. >> oh, yeah. it's playoff time in college baseball. things got a little heated on tobacco road you could say. >> yeah. so you have north carolina head coach elliott abbott who was not happy with the strike zone against coastal carolina. he let the umps know. first he's in the umpire's face who is three times his size. when one of the other umps comes over, he puts on the nice spin move to get away. he kept it up till he finally grabbed his bag and walked off. by the way, nc state won the game. >> i like the roll dodge move. >> that
>> got some skills. maybe he should coach football, too. >> true. >> coming up, bobby brown opens up to our robin roberts. what the r & b star is now saying about moving forward after suffering the back to back devastating losses of both whitney houston and their daughter bobbi kristina. >> rick astley, the big news from the '80s heartthrob ahead in "the skinny." you're watching "world news now." ♪ never going to say good-bye >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by american advisors. >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by american advisors.
she seemed prepared with that bike helmet and all. but still enough is enough. she was soon overcome by tears. that's our denver station coming to her rescue. giving her shelter from the storm. >> i was going to complain people were videoing and no one was helping her. but they did help her, i'm glad to see. >> the other stations just watched. >> the nev department of corrections has released a new mugshot of o.j. simpson. he's not been seen in a mugshot since 2013. simpson smiles for the camera. prison officials say they routinely update photos for their records. the former nfl star is serving 33 years in prison for armed robbery. >> now to some heartfelt words and new revelations in fact, from bobby brown about the two devastating losses that he suffered just three years apart. >> the r & b star opened up to our own robin roberts about life after whitney houston and their daughter bobbi kristina.
>> on january 21st, 2015, she was found lifeless in a bathtub at her georgia home, a scene eerily similar to her mother's death. reports labeled bobbi kristina's accident a mystery. but bobby brown had his suspicions. >> it was not a mystery to me. the same thing that happened to my daughter is what happened to whitney. there's only one person that was around both occasions. >> you won't say his name. nick gordon is who you're referring to. >> i won't say his name. >> gordon was rumored to be whitney's adopts son, but after whitney's death, the couple claimed they were much more. >> i'm married. and we're fine. we're really -- we're really, really very happy. >> reporter: there have been no legal documents to prove that the couple ever married. >> nick gordon, the things that are being said by him recently, how do you approach that? >> he knows what happened. i don't know what happened that night. but he does.
bobbi kristina lay in a coma. on july 26th, 2015, she passed away. her official cause of death was lobar pneumonia due to drowning and a toxic cocktail of drugs in her system. just last month, bobby joined her estate in filing a $10 million wrongful death suit against nick gordon. gordon's attorneys call the lawsuit heartless saying that he has been heart broken over the loss of bobbi kristina en an it's shameful such baseless allegations have been presented publicly but bobby brown says loss, not a lawsuit, has been his toughest challenge. >> hardest thing i had to do in my life was tell my daughter to let go. >> i can't even imagine the pain that whole family is going through. it's hard enough to have lost whitney but then to deal with that loss of bobbi kristina. for so many months trying to hold on to hope, it's heart
>> it's a tough interview to watch but an interesting one indeed. it's going to be tonight on "20/20" at 10:00 p.m. right here on abc. >> when we come back, the chad drama continues "the bachelorette." >> and guess who just bought the playboy mansion. "the skinny" is next. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our
♪ skinny, so skinny topping our skinny headlines this morning, it was all about chad last night on "the bachelorette." >> week three saw the show's favorite villain chad with all his muscles being described as a caveman, a cartoon character and another name we can't repeat on air. >> a few of them. >> chad's retort? there are too many dudes on the bachelorette. >> that will happen. >> there are way too many details to go into here. but it's not over yet. part 2 airs tonight at 8:00 p.m. right here on abc. we will have a full recap tomorrow morning with our senior bachelorette analyst jack sheehan. >> and part one ended with like this big, big cliffhanger. like think who shot j.r.? you know, it was huge. like i was there and like no. he was coming in. he had spoken with chris. and he was going after the fellows. >> what's going to happen? >> part two tonight. >> no cocktail party, pool party instead. >> yes.
>> it's going to be a good one. okay, speaking of cocktail parties, i'm sure playboy mansion had a few of this em. >> a few of them. pool parties, as well. >> new owner. >> barely six months after hugh hefner put the estate on the market, the 1927 gothic revival mansion has reportedly been sold to 32-year-old investor darren metropoulos of hostess brands and the one-time heir to the pabst brewing company. >> hefner listed it for $200 million. tmz reports they're paying approximately $100 million. the young investor agreed to let the 90-year-old hefner live out the rest of his days inside the fabled mansion. >> he already owns the property next door, an $18 million pad and reportedly he intends to keep the exterior of the playboy mansion intact but he'll likely gut and restore the interior. maybe a few more things, as well. >> exactly. >> next to big news across the pond. >> we're talking about '80s heartthrob rick astley hit the
is taken? central london last night to help launch his new album. he's back. ♪ never going to give you up, never going to let you down never going to run around and desert you ♪ >> psych. >> we just rick rolled you. seriously though, he really. >> he's not ready to give us that. ♪ this old house, this old houhous house ♪ >> huh. >> okay. >> the voice still sounds the same. >> i think i know all the words already. >> this old house. what's the title for it? "this old house," or course. >> this old house. >> this is one of the new tracks on astley's new album "50" which is not coincidentally his age. the album is expected to be released this october. i expect a lot of rick rolling. >> ooze not giving us up. rick rolling is a thing 20 years ago. finally, last night, was game four of the stanley cup
the san jose sharks hosting the pittsburgh penguins. >> in case you missed it, this happened. ♪ >> and take that, carlos santana. >> and the crowd goes wild. >> as they should. long time shark fans metallica lead singer james hetfield and guitarist kirk hammett performing the star spangled banner, in beautiful fashion. it wasn't enough to keep the sharks from losing to pittsburgh 3-1 with the penguins leading the series. >> at least they had some good music. >> they did. coming up, the first lady flexes her muscles out in the garden. >> it was harvest day at the white house as school children from across the nation rolled up their sleeves and dug in. you're watching "world news now."
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but when you plant a garden at the white house, you have to reap those veggies. >> are you guys ready to do some harvesting? >> reporter: students from across the country joined michelle obama in harvesting the white house kitchen garden. the kids planted this garden back in april. now, they're seeing an fruits of their labor. kale, cauliflower and snap peas. >> it's big. >> it's cool to see how fast it's grown. >> reporter: something new in this year's garden is the outrageous lettuce used, the same seeds used on the international space station. the beds of red lettuce grew so fast, the white house already replanted them. it's all part of the first lady's campaign for kids to embrace healthy diets and active lifestyles. >> folks across the country are starting to do what we're doing here at the white house. 's helping a lot of kids eat better. >> reporter: along the way, mrs. obama has employed the help of her celebrity friends like basketball star steph curry.
>> turnip for what? >> reporter: and chefs frankie celenza and rachael ray who stirred up some curried vegetables. >> you are what you eat. and this is really good stuff. you start early and i think it makes a big difference. >> reporter: for trinity and christian from colorado that's a message that's already resonating. > i'll probably try eating salad, no french fries. >> reporter: the white house kitchen garden started as part of the first lady's let's move campaign in 2009. she hopes it's going to continue with the next president. arlette saenz, abc news, the white house. it is always a beautiful event for many people in d.c. and the students there. >> turnip for what? i love it. >> and tours of the white house kitchen garden are open to any school and community group that has an interest in gardening and healthy eating. > don't miss our updates on facebook at wnnfans.com. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. informing insomniacs for two decades.
making news in america this morning, hillary clinton's historic moment. the first woman in a major political party to become the presumptive nominee reaching the magic number but focused on today's major primaries, plus more trouble for donald trump as top republicans urge other party members to unendorse the candidate. we're live. tracking colin. it's pounding florida. the storm's latest path as it heads up the east coast. a large cat crawling towards a man with its power fful jaws. a judge gives a teenager a choice go to jail or sing a song at a busy intersection.