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a solar powered plane landed near phoenix after a 16-hour flight from the san francisco bay area. it is attempting an around the world flight. the wings are equipped with 17,000 solar cells. the plane has two more u.s. stops before reaching new york and from there it will cross the atlantic. >> 16-hour flight from san francisco to phoenix. speaking of the friendly skies, the airline industry is posting record profit, more than $25.5 billion in earnings.
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the huge drop in fuel prices, at least 30% lower than the year before. airlines collected $4 billion nearly in baggage fees. >> anyone that ever tried to lose weight knows how hard it can be. your own body may be fighting you. >> according to a new study explaining why so many people lose weight only to put it right back on again. >> a new revelation even bigger than the big reveals we have come to expect on extreme weight loss shows. by the end of the season the contestants are literally half the man or woman they used to be. what dropped more is their metabolism. what happens after is providing new insight into how biology may play more of a role than will power. after following nbc's the biggest loser contestants for six years after the finale, 13 of the 14 regained weight in the six years after the competition
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and four reported they are heavier now than before the show. while the contestants had normal metabolisms for their size at the start of the show, years after their metabolism continued to slow down. >> the labeling of obese people that try to lose weight and can't keep it off is lacking will power is a terrible thing. and very inaccurate. >> some suggest the science removes the self blame that dieters feel and perhaps lifts the biggest weight of all off of their shoulders. apparently it all has to do with your resting metabolism determining how many calories you burn. if you burn more while sitting around, it helps. and they're finding those metabolic rates change when you lose weight.
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what is happening to these people as they gain it back, it is not changing with them. they continue to keep this slow metabolic rate. it makes the whole thing so much harder. >> just don't bother losing weight. >> no. don't say that. i do wonder the effects if you lost weight on a slower pace. you are talking about a really aggressive weight loss in terms of the amount of weight you are losing in the period of time. you hear doctors recommend people lose weight more gradually. i would be interested to see what the study would fine with people that did that. >> back to the skinny. >> when we come back, back to the best dressed of the night at the super bowl of fashion. >> and a double elimination last night on "dancing with the stars." that's coming up. last night on "dancing with the stars." that's coming up.
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forget about fashion week. last night was the fashion event of the year. >> some call it the super bowl of fashion and the theme at last night's met gala in new york was fashion in the age of technology. that made for interesting outlets to say the least. last night's best dressed, hands down beyonce. she arrived without jay-z in a form-fitting latex gown and
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finished off the look with a smokey eye and finished it with the hair. i can't wonder how hot she must have been in that. >> it was a cool night in new york. and it is all about technology. >> she certainly wore it well. >> yeah. what about taylor swift. rocked the carpet in a sexy silver mini with extreme strap sandals and goth lipstick. >> nice and cool. kim kardashian arrived covered head to toe in chrome along with kanye west. >> he said he had a lot of fun with the future theme. there was a lot of metallic look. >> kim wanted to look like a robot. i think she did it. >> lady gaga chose to go pantsless with nine-inch
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skyscraper platform heels. >> she was just wearing that to go grocery shopping. >> this is not whole foods? >> and claire dames looked like a high-tech cinderella, a fiberoptic gown that lit up showing off her technological side as well. >> katy perry covered in gold chains, brass keys and a white tamagachi. >> i did not recognize her. i had to read the caption to figure out who it was. lupita looked stunning in the dress. look at her skyscraper hair, towers above her head. >> how did she get into the limousine? >> it is the future. maybe she flew there. and former member of one direction zayne escorting his girlfriend with a tux.
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>> if you are next to her, nobody is looking at your sleeves. madonna left little to the imagination from the front and the back. you could see everything underneath her outfit but she covered her arms and her thighs in some blake tape. now the double elimination on last night's "dancing with the stars." >> it was also a big night for ginger who climbed back from the bottom of the leaderboard to earn the first perfect score. she gave it her all dancing a waltz to whitney houston's iconic "i have nothing." >> and minutes later paige and mark with a souped up rendition of tina turner's proud mary. >> and being eliminated after jackson 5 abc. she scored 27 out of 30 and she admitted she did not see this coming.
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>> super bowl mvp von miller also said good-bye after a little less conversation. said good-bye after a little less conversation. less conversation.
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doing now. >> not done yet. >> reporter: you were 80 years old here? she began running marathons when she was 67. she showed me her bike and weights. >> you lost your husband when he was just 42. what do you think he would say today? >> he would be very happy. i think that he would say, gee, maybe i should have listened to you all along. >> we started listening as she showed us another secret. >> you run in the hallways? >> of course. where else am i going to run. >> how much further do you go? >> five years later she has gone a lot farther in the starting line. >> here is ida, 100 years old. ida was off.
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>> everyone on their feet upstairs in the stand. >> trying to break the record for the 100 meter dash. her daughter and a world record at 100 years old, finishing at 100 years old, finishing 1:17. >> that is a winner. >> her arms in the air as we remember what she told us when we first met her. >> i say count your blessings, ida. count your blessings. >> ida motivating you? >> i am doing some training. i am feeling like a really big slacker. >> i am doing knee lifts. i am worn out. man. >> go, ida, go. >> ida is still running. >> ida just kept going. ida, thank you. oh. that by the way is kendis, not so successful in his race.
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good morning. i am diane macedo. >> i am kendis gibson. here are some of the top headlines we are following. it is a big day in indiana. do-or-die primary day, a critical test for ted cruz. donald trump declaring the republican race all but over. cruz facing off with trump reporters in the streets. full report ahead. >> the fbi said it thwarted a terror attack on a jewish center. the suspect has been arrested after an undercover investigation involving a fake bomb. >> officials searched a home. the half billion dollar theft is still unsolved.
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>> a solar power plane landed near phoenix after a 16-hour flight from the san francisco bay area. the solar plane is attempting a record-setting flight around the world and those are some of our top stories on this tuesday, may 3rd. >> this is "world news now." >> it is not an all around speed record. >> not a speed record at all. 16 hours from san francisco to phoenix. it will make its way to new york. >> a little longer than a commercial flight. >> slightly. we will start with the battle ground that is turning into indiana today. ted cruz fighting to keep his presidential hope alive. >> donald trump is polling way ahead of the republican pack. cruz scrambled to win over last minute voters but faced loyal trump supporters at every turn.
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>> donald trump seizing on this moment to mock ted cruz's struggling campaign. >> the next president of the united states, ted cruz. >> the senator's running mate falling off of the stage in lafayette, indiana, losing her footing as the cruz family walked out. >> she fell off. she just went down. she went down a long way, right. she went down right in front of him. he kept talking. that was a weird deal. man. >> the gop frontrunner hoping to close the deal in indiana, saying his opponents are teetering on the edge. >> the two last ones are hanging by their fingertips. they are choking. don't let me fall. don't let me fall. >> cruz, soldiering on as his path to the nomination grows narrow. >> the entire country is looking on indiana to pull us back from this cliff we are staring over.
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>> cruz's final days in the hoosier state have been far from midwest nice. in indiana, coming face to face with angry trump supporters. >> do the math. you asked kasich to drop out, it's your turn. time to drop out. >> in indiana, a boy heckling the texas senator in the middle of his speech. >> apparently a young man who is having some problems. as the gop fight rages on, a winding down for the democrats. president obama with a nod to hillary clinton making clear who he thinks will take his place. >> next year at this time, someone else will be standing here in this very spot. it is anyone's guess who she will be. >> we have learned hillary clinton will start to campaign in ohio and virginia, battle ground states she will want to
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win the general election. her team tells us that there is a benefit to getting there early. polls in indiana opening up at 6:00 this morning. now to the weather. the torrential rains are ending in texas and louisiana but the flooding caused major damage. major damage to homes like this one 40 miles south of baton rouge. the water came through the walls. the residents return to their homes today look to see what they can salvage. the storm system is moving into the mid-atlantic states bringing strong wind, rain and hail. the capitol there. put on a light show at the capitol. the northeast will see rain for the next several days. no widespread flooding is expected. >> it is going to be a while before the northeast sees a dry day again. >> paul williams is tracking all of this. paul, good morning. >> good morning to you kendis,
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diane. we are expecting a wet week ahead throughout the northeast. we are expecting cooler conditions to take over. we will have some travel delays. look for widespread rain to slow things down in the mid-atlantic and towards the northeast. now an omega block that will be quiet in the middle, storming to the east and on the west coast. >> public schools in detroit are closed as teachers plan to call in sick for a second straight day. they are protesting poor conditions in some schools and the lack of summer pay. >> i am being told there is no guarantee they are going to have it. some people are go to lose their homes. it's just not fair. >> union officials say they will meet to decide whether to take further action against the district. >> jerry sandusky wants his
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conviction overturned. the former penn state assistant coach said he was wrongly convicted for a variety of reasons and we get the details now. >> reporter: fighting for a second chance to prove his innocence, jerry sandusky arrived in court carrying a handful of documents and sounding defiant. the former penn state assistant football coach was sentenced to 30 to 60 years for sexually abusing ten boys he met through his charity organization. now he and his lawyers claim they deserve a new trial. they argued sandusky received ineffective counsel from his previous attorney allowing sandusky to complete an interview with bob costas. >> am i sexually attracted to young boys, no. >> the costas interview played an important role in the trial
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of the case. it was referred to by the prosecuting attorneys. since our client was not prepared to that. >> they want to cross examine the people that investigated and prosecuted the case. >> jerry sandusky is not going to get a new trial. the motions for a new trial are routinely filed and rarely are granted. that is because courts want finality. >> prosecutors declined to comment and the judge did not immediately issue a ruling but said he has questions about whether the defense has any factual evidence to support their arguments. diane and kendis. >> hulk hogan is suing gawker again claiming they leaked sealed transcript documents. hogan won a $140 million lawsuit against gawker for posting an explicit video of him having
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sex. gawker calls his new claim ridiculous. >> the pentagon is testing a naval version of the self driving car. you know it, an ocean-going ship that does not need a crew. it could spend months on the open sea. look how thin it is. the actuv as it is called will undergo more tests this summer off of the california coast. maybe they will come up with a cute name for it. >> plenty of heavy verbal blows landed between the presidential candidates. important word here, verbal. >> verbal barbs led to this chaotic scene yesterday at a committee of turkey's parliament. lawmakers jumping over desks to get to their rival. >> wild punches being thrown there.
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some guys threw water bottles. all because of a disagreement over a proposal to strip legislatures of their immunity from prosecution. >> i am assuming nobody was prosecuted. >> serious wwe moves that took part there. >> on the one hand you are disappointed in democracy. on the other hand impressed with their passion and skill, huh. >> i like it. >> if the whole government thing does not work out, the wwe maybe. >> they have a future. we think our politics are a mess. >> you can always look to somebody else. coming up, what this woman did with her cell phone to a man she says was harassing her inside a target store. >> the image caught on camera that you have to see to believe. it is called the super bowl of fashion. going to take you inside this
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he is furious. >> that is gregor dimitrov. taking out a little frustration on his tennis racquet. he kept going. he had a full meltdown on sunday in the final tournament in turkey. by the time it was all over he not only lost he destroyed three racquets. he has apologized and congratulated the guy he lost to. so much for like 40 love.
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no love there of course for him. here at home a suspect who a target customer said was following her around and harassing her. >> she pulled out her smartphone and chased him out of the store. it wasn't his first time harassing her. >> florida police investigating an alleged serial harasser after he was caught on camera. candice was shopping in target when she said she recognized the man. she said he harassed her two years ago at a grocery store cornering her with inappropriate questions and feared it was happening again. >> we want to make sure it is not too late. >> do you remember running into me in the grocery store? get this guy. stop him. stop this guy. >> she chased the man out of the
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store and clear across the parking lot. later posting the video on facebook. >> i was really angry because i kept thinking of all of the girls that he did it to. >> police caught up with the 31-year-old charging him with reckless driving for speeding off. he was previously convicted of taking photographs of women in dressing rooms in 2009 and others are coming forward to say they were harassed too. >> that video has now racked up more than 2 million views on facebook and more than 6,000 likes and 5,000 comments in less than a week. >> a lot of women out there might be looking at that saying i have seen that guy before. counting calories and tracking activity. >> technology has never made it easier to monitor our health which is the most accurate? we will tell you.
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♪ ♪ push it push it good push it push it real good. >> it's dance party tuesday. >> one of the hottest fitness
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trends in the country could be dancing or action. it does not involve going to the gym or getting involved in sports or dancing. >> technology is helping us to count everything from steps to dance moves. which technology is the most accurate? >> reporter: it seems like everyone is checking their wrist for detailed fitness data tracking steps, calories and distance. what about the free fitness apps loaded on your phone. wearables versus phone. the fitbit charge hr, the garmin and the jawbone compared to the iphone and samsung apps. distance and calories. our expert to help us determine the results. >> does that feel snug? >> yeah. >> producer stephanie and i try out the devices.
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we walk one mile on the treadmill and use the gold standard for calories burned. the metabolic breathing mask. my results for distance, the garmin wearable is spot on. the fitbit is 17% off. the jawbone had syncing issues and were not able to gather data. the iphone, just 1% off. samsung, 5% off. for stephanie on the distance challenge 15 to 22% off. next up, calories. >> you burned 90 calories. >> not one of the devices matched up to the number that polly gave us. fit bit came within 5% of the correct calorie number. the other devices ranging 17 to 21% off for both of us. the iphone uses a third party app and no data there.
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the final challenge, steps. we take the devices to a local track. >> we are going to walk one lap counting steps in the head comparing it to the devices. >> 402. the results, the garmin and samsung, 4% off. fit bit, 7% off. the iphone hit exactly at 402. stephanie had the closest on the iphone. the other devices ranged from 11 to 17% off. makers of the fitness trackers know they are not medical devices and are meant to provide close estimations, designed to help motivate and track all of your active moments. products like charge hr provide greater capability like heart rate and sleep tracking and additional motivation. jawbone said the experience is not representative of what normal up users go through when setting up their band. >> you have your phone with you all the time.
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no reason not to use it. it's useful, handy and looks like pretty accurate. >> wearables will track your sleep and quantify specific activities like biking or using the elliptical. but if you keep your phone with you most of the time and you are interested in primarily in tracking your steps or your distance, phone trackers are built-in. they are free. they do a great job. >> i like free and already with me. >> that is good to know. i use my phone when i am running in the park or wherever. i will go like four or five miles. i am thinking i have gone twice that amount. >> the phone is right. you, kendis, are wrong. the other thing people should know is that these fitness trackers, they also have another feature people might not realize. the data is being used as evidence in court cases now.
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>> reporter: fashion was in full force at the annual met ball. co-chair taylor swift rocked an ultra chic mini dress and beyonce in a skin tight exploral dress. queen b is last to make her entrance and says this year's gown easier to get into than last year. and the fashion was all about the details the new giant rock on kate upton's finger. held at new york city's metropolitan museum of art. officially a fundraising event. but unofficially, the super bowl of fashion. >> why is it one of the hottest tickets and parties in town? >> it is the biggest fashion event. everybody who is anybody is
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here. >> the diva of this year's event, manus-machina. sleek and shimmery. for will i am it meant channelling his inner darth vader. how do you hope it will translate to every day fashion? >> i think we'll see a lot of silver. >> some of the outfits, there wasn't much there. not much left to the imagination. >> no. >> anna wintour has the final say. even if her company buys a table she has to clear it. >> $30,000 tickets.
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>> this morning on "world news now," primary day with all eyes on indiana. >> donald trump ahead in the polls, ted cruz is barnstorming the hoosier state. this looks like it is his last chance to stop trump from getting the majority nomination. >> in los angeles one of the top cops stepping down after being caught sending racist emails. what was written and the fallout this morning. >> starbucks is facing a lawsuit over too much ice in their iced budgets. >> and why so many of us love or hate spicy foods and what happens to your body upon eating the hottest pepper on earth.
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grab the milk. you're going to need a lot of it, this tuesday, may 3rd. >> it does not look even a little bit fun to eat those peppers. >> i don't get the whole point of it. >> i am not like someone who will whip out the hot sauce and put it all over it. >> but a lot of people are. one of our very own tried the hottest pepper on the planet. we will be catching up with him in a bit. >> his reaction is priceless. let's get started in indiana. >> ted cruz made a last ditch effort making five campaign stops in just one day. trump has the numbers on his side and he's hoping it will be thend of the road for cruz.
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>> donald trump says indiana's program can be the nail in the coffin for his rivals. if we win in indiana, it's over. it's over. they're finished. they're gone. they're gone. ted cruz is not going out without a fight. he is not just going after trump. he is squaring off against trump supporters too. >> do the math. >> you asked kasich to drop out. >> i am curious, sir. >> cruz debated the folks in the crowd for more than seven minutes but did not seem to convince anybody to switch their vote. indiana could be a make or break state for the senator. the latest polls show he's trailing by double digits. hillary clinton holds a small lead over bernie sanders. hillary clinton talked trade in kentucky.
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sanders says he'll keep up his fight all the way to the convention this summer. he is calling on super delegates to give him his support. >> in another sign she turned her eyes to the general election, her campaign says she will start campaigning in ohio and virginia. diane, kendis. >> donald trump picked up the endorsements of several more famous hoosiers. former notre dame football coach, lou holts says trump goes first class in everything. trump is backed by other former coaches. that coming after a endorsement from bobby knight. after weeks of heavy flooding like this,
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>> the southcentral u.s. is getting a chance to dry out and clean up. communities from southern texas to mississippi received three to six times their normal rainfall since the middle of april. storm system is moving into the mid-atlantic and northeast. widespread flooding is not expected. the greatest risk is early this morning in the appalachians. the fbi had been tracking james medina since march. he was provided with a fake bomb which prosecutors said he hoped his actions would inspire other muslims to jihad. changing are coming to the los angeles county sheriff's
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office. >> an official stepped down because of an offensive email he sent while working in a previous job. >> with protests against police in san francisco, new outrage over one of l.a.'s top cops mocking minorities. the force's chief himself saying the incident is one that i find deeply troubling. 2012 and 13 he is a top ranking burbank cop. forwarded e-mails shared insulting emails about jails being full of blacks and mexicans and many of the e-mails mocked muz lums including one that said you can't wash off the smell of donkey. >> all the sheriffs that work underneath him look to him as the standard bearer.
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>> last month 19 south florida officers, some of them created this disturbing video and three officers in san francisco found exchanging racist emails triggering this. >> no one can say they didn't know what was or wasn't acceptable from the work place. >> reporter: police issued phones and laptops. the los angeles sheriffs department says it will roll out a new system randomly checking officer's communications. >> the fbi returned for a third time to a connecticut home in search of a stolen rembrandt. agents moved in with backhoes with hopes the art was hidden there. an aging gangster is the prime suspect in a half billion dollar art theft from a boston museum 25 years ago. his lawyer says that he knows nothing. >> union leaders called for schools in detroit to be closed again. classes were cancelled after
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teachers called in sick. they are protesting the poor conditions of some schools and the lack of summer payment. >> we're working with the community trying to get things better. >> what are they doing? taking money from us we already earned. if you treat the frontline people like garbage, what do you expect? >> the state approved $47 million in emergency money in march to keep the school system operating but that amount only pays the district's bills through the end of june. about 46,000 students attend those detroit schools. and the university of illinois is looking for a new mascot. years of pressure there from the ncaa and american indian groups. the chancellor will appoint a committee to decide on a new mascot. the fighting illini nickname will remain. >> there is a printer someone
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saying leicester city premier league football champions. >> there were wild scenes of celebration, particularly among the leicester city players. this is pandemonium. >> the new kings of english soccer for their first time in their 132-year history. fans celebrating long into the night. many were brought to tears over an accomplishment they surely thought they would never see. >> definitely not. you have to understand how big of a long shot this really was. the team was favored to be relegated to the lower league. last season they went on a 13-game losing streak. played 13 games and did not win a game. >> there's hope or the atlanta
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braves and all these other teams back home. >> the odds were 5,000-1 and similar to odds of aliens landing in the u.k., 2026 world cup in antarctica. >> such a long shot a fan placed a bet on the team in the beginning and was so surprised they won one game they closed out the bet right there. needless to say they would have made a lot of money. there is hope for liverpool yet. >> there is hope for the little man everywhere. >> later in the mix, contact lenses that can take your picture. >> first, a lawsuit over ice and the claim that starbucks apparently uses too much of it in their iced coffee. the chilly debate up next. >> what super spicy foods do to your body. the head of our medical unit sacrifices himself taking on the world's hottest pepper and i
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will even give it a taste myself, maybe. >> all in the name of science. you're watching "world news now." watching "world news now"
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pacific. it is a guided missile destroyer but a turret gun does the job here. >> turning now to a target of a different kind, starbucks and how much ice the coffee giant is putting into your drink. >> the complaint says starbucks overfills cups with ice so they can underfill the drink to make more money. >> one chicago woman is claiming there is too much ice and not enough coffee in the cold cup of starbucks. the resident filing the proposed class action lawsuit asking starbucks to pay $5 million and repay any customer who has purchased an iced beverage. expect to receive 24 fluid ounces will receive only about 14 of iced coffee. we visited one to see what we
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would find. inside our drink, 16 ounces of liquid. the rest filled to the brim with ice making it into the iced drink we ordered. starbucks saying we are aware of the plaintiff's claims which we believe to be frivolous. if a customer is not satisfied with their preparation, we will gladly remake it. if you don't want ice in your coffee you are better off ordering from the hot menu. they are a little cheaper than the cold drinks. >> all right. coming up in the next half-hour, a jaw-dropping new report about weight gain. contestants on the weight loss show, the biggest loser explains why so many lost weight only to put it back on and then some.
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>> spicy foods, why we don't always love them and why they don't always love us. we'll take a look at the science behind the spice and what to do if you've bitten off more than you can chew. you're watching "world news now." if you've bitten off more than you can chew. you'
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[female narrator] foods rich in folic acid like white bread and leafy greens can help prevent some birth defects before you even know you're pregnant. >> i am go to eat a whole one. >> it is a youtube mainstay. people like this brave young soldier subjecting themselves t >> you are ready to eat that pepper? >> we're here to talk about the science behind all this and i understand you're one of the crazies who ate one of the super hot peppers. >> this is the hot sauce expo
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and let me tell you, it was an eye opening experience and it turned out actually to be the perfect backdrop to learn more about the science of spice. >> i'm also going to try what they call the hottest peppers, the carolina reaper. what makes a hot pepper so hot? it's about a chemical found in all hot peppers. >> i'm going to try my first carolina reaper. it doesn't get better than this right here. >> it triggers nerve eendings that are usually activated by heat or pain. >> a pepper registers at a few thousand units. if you're talking about one of these bad boys, the carolina reaper, that averages at more than 1.5 million units. >> so you ready to eat that
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pepper? >> i am ready to eat the pepper. what is going on. talk to me? >> it is not good. >> we will have more at abc news.com. you can learn why it hurts so much and doctors are also using it to heal. >> it looked like you needed some healing there. >> that was pretty rough. i was not prepared. >> what was the pain like? it is like getting hit with the broad side of a hot frying pan in the throat. it spreads. you start to get dizzy. if you want to figure this out i actually have one for you right now. diane or kendis. carolina reaper. >> i am in the fetal position
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from those fireball candies. >> i am done. >> i have to ask what is the point other than to say i was able to eat one. why go about creating a pepper that is that hot? >> many are created by accident. they turn into something that's a combination of a freak child of the two. the scientists are looking at it for other reasons as well. one is that you might be able to control pain with it by topical application. >> really? >> i am not go to eat it. i am just go to touch my tongue to it. like i touched a carolina reaper, right. >> takes like a few seconds before it has an effect. >> is there an effect? >> no.
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i may have just licked my thumb. that is probably the safest way to enjoy this. what happens? because this scale continues to change. this is the new hottest pepper. where does it stop? >> it could just keep going. they developed this skill a long time ago. now they have scientific means to verify how hot they are. the sky is the limit. certainly the people we met at the new york city hot sauce expo were ready for the hottest thing they had to offer. >> can this have a bad health effect? >> it depends how you define bad. it tricks our nerve endings. into thinking there's the application of heat and there's no pain involved. the pain is a fake signal. so it will not really hurt you. >> it's a mental thing. go for it.
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it is time now for the mix. we are kind of taking a glimpse into the future. sony has filed a patent joining google and samsung for a contact lens that can actually take a photo. the wearer could blink an eye and that would tell the contact lens to take a photo, store it and send it to a wireless device. the lens has the ability to zoom, focus, change the aperture and allow you to view the contact lens while you walk around. you can use your smartphone lens to tell it where to take the photo. does it not sound terrifying. all of the privacy issues and
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are we not distracted enough walking around. you will think they are looking at where they are walking. and they're looking at their photographs. >> right now i am snapchatting. >> that is terrifying. >> it is frightening. and for the last 13 years a certain duck has been marching into the village elementary school in michigan. laying her new eggs. they prepare for her every year. she will go in there. she flies into the court yard. she goes into a specific shrub, digs her nest, waits until they hatch and leaves. like clockwork. >> when they are ready to go to school she brings them back for class. >> what a lesson they are learning there. >> i love that. the kids get to see this every year. we have a new guinness world record for you. i don't know if you remember
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frankie. this invention of the hoverboard a few weeks ago and now he accomplished the farthest hover board flight. he rode it 1.3 miles all the way to the south coast of france. >> the last time we saw him he couldn't fly it that high. >> he was a little worried. big day. does this bring back any flashbacks? >> it does. memories of being a kid and playing twister. >> this is now 50 years old. >> now i feel old. thanks a lot. >> you were not playing it when it started. do you know the concept behind twister started because the guy that invented it was trying to do a promotion for johnson wax? >> i thought a person lost a bet. and they wanted to put that person in a compromising position. >> i have no idea what the sunglasses have to do with it? >> it says 50 on it. it is just to make us look
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foolish. kendis has never played twister. i think we should do that.
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this morni this morning on "world news now," relentless rain, the storm system bringing floodwaters to many regions of the country is refusing to let up. heavy rain and hail is sticking around in some parts. accuweather tells us where and which regions will get some relief. >> ted cruz hoping to derail the trump train. will his face time with voters help or hurt his chances and hillary clinton pulling away from sanders in a new national poll. >> and losing it all just to gain it back. we are talking about weight. major weight loss for some people will be packed back on. >> and double trouble on "dancing with the stars." last night we saw the first two perfect scores of the season.
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but we also saw the first double elimination. we will tell you who wowed the judges and who got the boot. all of that is coming up in "the skinny" on this tuesday, may 3rd. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> happy tuesday. >> hi everyone. i am diane macedo. >> i am kendis gibson. a fun night on "dancing with the stars." >> not just the dancing but the music. we have our own sound track. >> beyonce, stevie wonder. >> we have serious news to cover first. our top story is the stormy weather now in the mid-atlantic states. >> after major flooding in texas, louisiana and mississippi, the system is bringing strong wind and hail to north carolina and virginia and there may be flooding in the mountains, especially in heavily paved areas. >> the storm brought hail and
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thunderstorms to the nation's capitol some had to be rescued from their cars in suburban washington where they got an inch or more in less than an hour. >> in new orleans after all of the rain this weekend a massive sink hole opened up near harrah's casino, near the mississippi river. it is the second sink hole on canal street in less than a week. this one became a tourist attraction and a major disruption for traffic. >> scary one. >> yeah. it is going to be a week of unsettled weather in the east. >> let's get the complete forecast now from accuweather's paul williams. good morning. >> good morning to you too. wet week ahead for us throughout the northeast, the mid-atlantic, ohio valley region and down towards portions of the carolinas as well as kentucky and tennessee. limited flood threat. but widespread scattered showers sticking around for a long period of time and we are
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expecting travel delays throughout all of those regions. this is all part of an omega block that is building. we have a move in the jetstream that creates an omega symbol. we have calm, clear conditions in the middle. the low to the west bringing about scattered showers and storms there. the low to the east bringing about scattered showers and storms there. relief for the folks there that have been ravaged by the devastating floods. >> all right. we are go to turn our focus now to primary day. it is a big one in indiana. a key turning point in the race for the white house. 57 delegates for the gop at stake today. the state could bring donald trump a step closer to sealing the deals. he says if he wins indiana the republican nomination is his. cruz was heckled by trump supporters and got into a shouting match that went more than seven minutes. and hundreds of trump supporters
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were out in force in west virginia to protest hillary clinton. they are angry over a comment about putting coal miners and companies out of business. hillary promised her husband would come up with a plan to revitalize the region. bernie sanders is showing no signs of letting up on clinton. he challenged clinton over her wall street speeches, fundraising and the war in iraq. >> americans agree the campaign season will boil down to a one-on-one between donald trump and hillary clinton. but the frontrunners are only getting about half the support from voters in the parties. on the republican side, 49% of the party is backing donald trump compared to 25% for ted cruz and 17% for john kasich. >> we are getting a look at a
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horrific tragedy, the moment when a syrian government missile struck a hospital killing dozens of people. more than 250 people have died in the past nine days. a human rights group says the government is responsible for most of the civilian casualties. police in jamaica are trying to figure out a motive for the killing of two u.s. missionaries. they were found in bushes where they were travelogue motor bikes. the man and their wife worked for a pennsylvania-based charity called teams for medical missions. >> two washington state brothers who have been the subject of an intense man hunt have been spotted in mexico after the disappearance of a washington couple. authorities are trying to get records of a cell phone they believe one of the brothers recently used. >> five of prince's six surviving siblings say they are in agreement so far.
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they asked a judge to appoint a temporary manager for the estate but there is word that there may be another potential heir, a 45-year-old illinois woman claims she is a half sister. >> prince's siblings arriving in court. the $300 million fortune on the line. the purple one leaving no known children. all of that money and millions more could be split among them. most of the brothers and sisters okayed the judges appointment to handle prince's affairs but the company is searching for a will and the judge agreed a will could still be found. authorities are turning their attention to his medication and whether the star died of a drug overdose. sources say the superstar was getting prescriptions from multiple doctors. authorities executing a search warrant at his local walgreens.
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his chef for three years saying the superstar was eating less and asked for meals easier to digest as he fought off upset stomachs and sore throats. >> he loves salads, everything fresh and vibrant and energetic. >> prince did not feel well the night before he was found dead. still no official word on a cause of death. toxicology results, still weeks away. >> back here to new york, an autistic girl is said to be fine following a horrifying fall. this is really tough to watch. it shows her hitting the ground and getting up and stumbling around after what has been believed to be a four-story fall. she climbed out the window possibly to rescue a cat. a 13-year-old boy heard her cries and came out to help. authorities say they do not expect to file any charges in the case.
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>> misty copeland is being honored with her own barbie doll. the first african-american dancer to be named principal dancer with the theater. the doll is outfitted with a red tutu. a replica of copeland's costume tutu. from firebird which she is dancing in later this month. >> i remember our moment from last week when we revisited -- >> using a loose definition. >> we did the running man. something of that sort. >> we tried to, kind of. >> oh, boy. >> diane is not aware of this. we got an official ruling on our moves from someone that knows how to judge. >> oh, boy. >> i thought you were great. i give you an 8. diane, you killed it. i give you a 10. >> i was about to accuse you of bribery but i got a 10. >> i didn't know she would rule
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it a 10. >> how did you get her to comment? >> the producer, frank was there at "dancing with the stars." he showed it to her. first of all, she couldn't stop laughing. >> i am glad you asked carrie ann and not len. i'm not sure we would have gotten such high scores. coming up, an eye-opening report on the science behind weight gain. why so many people that lose a lot of weight gain it all back and then some. >> there was little fat on display last night in new york at the super bowl of fashion. the list of best dressed coming up in "the skinny." you are watching "world news now." >> "world news now" now weather brought to you by -- ought to you by --
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a solar powered plane landed near phoenix after a 16-hour flight from the san francisco bay area. it is attempting an around the world flight. the wings are equipped with 17,000 solar cells. the plane has two more u.s. stops before reaching new york and from there it will cross the atlantic. >> 16-hour flight from san francisco to phoenix. speaking of the friendly skies, the airline industry is posting record profit, more than $25.5 billion in earnings. the huge drop in fuel prices, at least 30% lower than the year
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before. airlines collected $4 billion nearly in baggage fees. >> anyone that ever tried to lose weight knows how hard it can be. your own body may be fighting you. >> according to a new study explaining why so many people lose weight only to put it right back on again. >> a new revelation even bigger than the big reveals we have come to expect on extreme weight loss shows. by the end of the season the contestants are literally half the man or woman they used to be. what dropped more is their metabolism. what happens after is providing new insight into how biology may play more of a role than will power. after following nbc's the biggest loser contestants for six years after the finale, 13 of the 14 regained weight in the six years after the competition
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and four reported they are heavier now than before the show. while the contestants had normal metabolisms for their size at the start of the show, years after their metabolism continued to slow down. >> the labeling of obese people that try to lose weight and can't keep it off is lacking will power is a terrible thing. and very inaccurate. >> some suggest the science removes the self blame that dieters feel and perhaps lifts the biggest weight of all off of their shoulders. apparently it all has to do with your resting metabolism determining how many calories you burn. if you burn more while sitting around, it helps. and they're finding those metabolic rates change when you lose weight. what is happening to these people as they gain it back, it is not changing with them. they continue to keep this slow metabolic rate.
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it makes the whole thing so much harder. >> just don't bother losing weight. >> no. don't say that. i do wonder the effects if you lost weight on a slower pace. you are talking about a really aggressive weight loss in terms of the amount of weight you are losing in the period of time. you hear doctors recommend people lose weight more gradually. i would be interested to see what the study would find with people that did that. >> back to the skinny. >> when we come back, back to the best dressed of the night at the super bowl of fashion. >> and a double elimination last night on "dancing with the stars." that's coming up. ith the stars." that's coming up.
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forget about fashion week. last n forget about fashion week. last night was the fashion event of the year. >> some call it the super bowl of fashion and the theme at last night's met gala in new york was fashion in the age of technology. that made for interesting outlets to say the least. last night's best dressed, hands down beyonce. she arrived without jay-z in a form-fitting latex gown and finished off the look with a
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smokey eye and finished it with the hair. i can't wonder how hot she must have been in that. >> it was a cool night in new york. and it is all about technology. >> she certainly wore it well. >> yeah. what about taylor swift. rocked the carpet in a sexy silver mini with extreme strap sandals and goth lipstick. >> nice and cool. kim kardashian arrived covered head to toe in chrome along with kanye west. >> he said he had a lot of fun with the future theme. there was a lot of metallic look. >> kim wanted to look like a robot. i think she did it. >> lady gaga chose to go pantsless with nine-inch
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skyscraper platform heels. >> she was just wearing that to go grocery shopping. >> this is not whole foods? >> and claire dames looked like a high-tech cinderella, a fiberoptic gown that lit up showing off her technological side as well. >> katy perry covered in gold chains, brass keys and a white tamagachi. >> i did not recognize her. i had to read the caption to figure out who it was. lupita looked stunning in the dress. look at her skyscraper hair, towers above her head. >> how did she get into the limousine? >> it is the future. maybe she flew there. and former member of one direction zayne escorting his girlfriend with a tux.
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p chrome sleeves. >> if you are next to her, nobody is looking at your sleeves. madonna left little to the imagination from the front and the back. you could see everything underneath her outfit but she covered her arms and her thighs in some blake tape. now the double elimination on last night's "dancing with the stars." >> it was also a big night for ginger who climbed back from the bottom of the leaderboard to earn the first perfect score. she gave it her all dancing a waltz to whitney houston's iconic "i have nothing." >> and minutes later paige and mark with a souped up rendition of tina turner's proud mary. >> and being eliminated after jackson 5 abc. she scored 27 out of 30 and she admitted she did not see this coming.
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>> super bowl mvp von miller also said good-bye after a little less conversation. said good-bye after a little less conversation. less conversation.
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>> not done yet. >> reporter: you were 80 years old here? she began running marathons when she was 67. she showed me her bike and weights. >> you lost your husband when he was just 42. what do you think he would say today? >> he would be very happy. i think that he would say, gee, maybe i should have listened to you all along. >> we started listening as she showed us another secret. >> you run in the hallways? >> of course. where else am i going to run. >> how much further do you go? >> five years later she has gone a lot farther in the starting line. >> here is ida, 100 years old. ida was off.
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>> everyone on their feet upstairs in the stand. >> trying to break the record for the 100 meter dash. her daughter and a world record at 100 years old, finishing at 100 years old, finishing 1:17. >> that is a winner. >> her arms in the air as we remember what she told us when we first met her. >> i say count your blessings, ida. count your blessings. >> ida motivating you? >> i am doing some training. i am feeling like a really big slacker. >> i am doing knee lifts. i am worn out. man. >> go, ida, go. >> ida is still running. >> ida just kept going. ida, thank you. oh. that by the way is kendis, not so successful in his race.
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making news in america this morning, primary day. voters in indiana heading to the polls in hours, could it seal the deal for the front-runners? plus, carly fiorina hitting the floor during a ted cruz rally. donald trump seizing the moment. >> she just went down. she went down a long way, right? >> and bill clinton squaring off with protesters. we're live in washington. severe storms on the move this morning damaging hail fell overnight and one woman even saved her own mother seconds before a tree crashed into their home. >> it took out the whole area where she was. >> we have the latest track on the storms coming in right now. empty nest. president obama getting emotional for the first time

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