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a rare shark scare on long island. two attacks played out very close to each other. here is linsey davis. >> reporter: some terrifying moments off the coast of fire island, new york where two children are recovering from shark bites. >> i felt pain and looked and saw a fin. >> reporter: her dad says she was up to her waist in water when all of a sudden she started to panic. >> couldn't tell what it was. she came running out of the water, pretty deep lacerations on her leg. >> reporter: these pictures tell the harrowing story, teeth marks on her leg. only one hour later, this 13 year old boy seen limping toward the ambulance emerged from the
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shoumileaway. >> one oour g campers was on a boogie board and got bit. >> reporter: a piece of tooth was removed from the boy's leg and is being analyzed. both of the children are said to be okay with nonlife-threatening injuries. for now, the area ocean beaches are closed and officials are warning, this is shark-breeding season. linsey davis, abc news, bay shore, new york. >> a piece of tooth was in his leg! >> ooh. you grew up on long island, was that one of those going concerns? >> no. i don't remember ever, growing up going to the beach i don't ever being warned about sharks, but now it is. you walk in the water, you are no longer the top of the food chain. >> that's right. even for swimming in the water. >> it's in long island. >> it's on long island. >> online and in --
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>> just reversed course. in the meantime, a dog on upstate new york. >> in upstate! oh, geez. >> has proven that she can do a lot more than just doggie paddle. >> rosie, the siberian husky, is a bona fide long distance swimmer. she was on a boat ride, and without her life jacket on she jumped into the water to chase some ducks. >> her owner searched for hours, but no rosie. shortly after rosie was found, five miles away from where she went into the water. >> go rosie! sorry about that, ducks. >> she looks exhausted, though. >> rosie got a workout. >> yeah. when we come back, the fashion from the espy red carpet. and the 101-year-old legend crushing it at the gym. "the skinny" is next.
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♪ skinny ♪ skinny ♪ just give me "the skinny" it is time for "the skinny." we're going to start with the glitziest night in all of sports. >> the espy awards were held
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last night and broadcast right here on abc. the pinnacle of the night was d ainst ur ashe courage award. larry nassar.cribleo10 womn stage being honored for their bravery. >> very strong athletes. gives you a sense of how many people he abused. >> and how young they were. >> there were plenty of lighter moments. danica patrick made history as the first female host of the espys. at one point, she was joined on stage by an young comedic hopeful. >> lebron james is coming to l.a. and he's already bought two houses. a black man hasn't caused this
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much commotion in brentwood since o.j. >> next to the red carpet. >> danica patrick and aaron rodgers made their public debut as a couple. she had these really cool spider web sandal boots going on. >> i like your fashion analysis. you didn't say anything about aaron. >> he's wearing a black tuxedo, way to go, aaron, branching out of your comfort zone. >> and here's juju smith schuster turning heads with this plaid tuxedo shorts, the free the knee campaign continues. >> he's got a lot going on
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there. he rocked shorts with a fleur de lis pattern. >> i kind of dig it. former olympic gymnast natasha liukin showed up in this red dress. >> hello! adam rippon sported an embellished jacket with a mandarin collar. >> he kind of looks like brian boitano there. >> a little bit. >> and adding a pop of color, sierra. her husband russell wilson in the navy blue and black ensemble. >> she's winning, of the two of them. >> yeah, i would think so, too. there was this little moment, you remember the guy from the shiggy challenge? >> i was on vacation, i missed it. >> he wanted to do a little
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photo with sierra and russell just go over there? >> that's cold. that is cold. next to a surprise at billy joel's milestone 100th madison square garden concert. >> the boss himself, bruce springsteen, showed up on the piano rockin' out with billy. >> they teamed up for "born to run" and "tenth avenue freezeout". >> awesome. the only thing cooler than seeing billy joel is billy joel and the boss. and his ex-wife christie brinkley appears on the cover of "social life" magazine, rockin' a marilyn monroe type look. >> despite appearing on more than 500 covers, she says her biggest accomplishment is motherhood.
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>> oh. all right. noted. >> now that you know. >> now all mothers can expect to look like that at 64. she's setting the bar too high. >> i expect you in september to look just like that, in your bikini. >> in my fishnet bikini? and now insight into kirk douglas' longevity. >> michael, his son, says he still works out with a trainer. >> the younger douglas says he is no slouch when it comes to technology. he has just discovered facetime. >> oh, man. >> i would love to be a fly on the other side of the conversation. holding the phone upside down. finally something entirely random. >> a british station has commissioned a statue of jeff goldblum.
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so prince harry and meghan markle are married and their family is speaking out again. >> her father suggests he's been shut out of her life by the royal family. here is eva pilgrim. >> reporter: meghan markle's father on the offensive again. saying he's no longer speaking to meghan and harry. >> the phone number i called, it doesn't work anymore. i guess the liaison with the royal family never answers back. so i have no way of contacting my daughter. >> reporter: making intimate private family matters public.
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>> prince harry has never met his father-in-law. the big question has to be is he ever going to now. >> reporter: now reportedly threatening to visit his daughter and son-in-law with or without an invitation, saying if i choose in a month or a couple of months to go to england, i want to see my daughter and commenting on the royal family on tmz, tomorrow is my birthday, 74 years old, and i'm enjoying the fact that i can make the entire royal family not speak. and to add insult to injury, meghan's half sister is reportedly threatening to tell all on big brother. british newspapers also reporting meghan's extended family trying to cash in with their own reality show. >> the royal family is a bit
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like fight club. first rule is don't talk about the royal family and he has broken that rule. >> reporter: they expect members who marry into the family to maintain a dignified silence. meanwhile, meghan posing with the family at the christening of prince louis. >> that was eva pilgrim reporting from london. thank you. seems like a pretty concrete rule. if you talk to the media, you're not going to talk to your daughter. >> yeah, easy, boom. let's move on to the nicknames. we're learning about queen elizabeth's nicknames. prince william and harry call her mama. prince phillip calls her lilybet. and when they're alone, sausage. >> charlotte and george call her gam gam. er
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good thursday morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm diane macedo. here are some of the top stories we're following on "world news now." two children were injured in new york with what appears to be shark attacks. they were not seriously hurt. we'll hear from them ahead. the fbi director, christopher wray, says russia is still trying to sew discord in the u.s. robert mueller's investigation is not a witch hunt, he says and he dismissed vladimir putin's offer to aid in the russia investigation. and alex ovechkin was named best male athlete at last night's espy awards. chloe kim won three espys, including best female athlete, and we'll have a lot more from the espys coming up.
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tomorrow's megamillion jackpot is the seventh time it has topped $400 million. no one had the ticket with all the winning numbers, but there were a few people who won million dollar prizes because they had a few similar numbers. >> i'll take those two. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> wouldn't you like to have a . so we know like, it's possibly dangerous to go to some of the beaches off the coast of florida, in california, places like that. >> australia. >> yes, yes. so, you know, it's a good time to go to long island, right? >> apparently not. >> no. apparently, there were a couple of shark attacks of children no less. >> so the 13 year old boy, 12 year old girl playing in the water off fire island, the first incident involving the girl. the second attack was about an hour later on the 13 year old boy.
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they were only miles apart from each other. rescuers extracted a tooth from the leg of the boy. our new york station has more. >> it was a shark, it was like a shock. it was really quick. like one second, it went like that, and then it just let go immediately. >> reporter: 13 year old matthew donaldson was boogie boarding off fire island when it happened. this is his leg after being apparently bitten by a shark, and this is the tooth the emts pulled out of it. >> it was small, so i guess it was a baby shark or something like that. and it was a shark tooth. it was actually a shark. >> reporter: he was able to walk himself to an ambulance, but he needed help getting ashore from lifeguard bella cohen. >> it's incredible. there's never been a shark attack on fire island. all the older guys have never this. >> reporter: less than an hour earlier, half a mile away, 12 year old lola, with deep gashes
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in her leg. >> i was in shock almost. because like it pulled and i kind of looked at it and was like oh, my gosh. so it didn't -- it was like this. >> i seen her in the water like struggling. her head kind of up. and there was this commotion in the water next to her. >> of course there's reason to be concerned. >> the fire chief was there when the tooth was yanked out of donaldson's leg. this shark was pulled out of the water and officials are testing to see if this tooth belongs to this shark. >> the fact that there were three incidents within a five-hour period, to me, that's strange. >> experts say the shark or sharks were likely feeling for food, no reason for alarm. >> they get a lot of tactile information from their mouth. so their mouth is seeing if it's
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something they want to eat. we're kind of bony creatures, not that tasty. >> our thanks, but no cause for alarm? they're just feeling for food? with their mouth full of really sharp teeth. that's cause for alarm. >> one attack is cause for alarm. two attacks is -- >> tiger sharks are some of the most aggressive. >> nurse sharks, we've had nurse shark attacks too. >> i have stopped watching abc programming on fridays. >> we should reiterate that shark attacks are very, very rare, but you always want to be careful, look out for warnings at whatever beach you're going to. >> no. >> or just, just be kendis and avoid it all together. we move on to the white house where they say president trump was misunderstood again. >> sarah sanders says he was saying no, he wasn't taking more
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questions. he said he misspoke when he apparently took vladimir putin's words over intelligence officials. here's tom llamas. >> reporter: they were behind closed doors, face-to-face for more than two hours, and now, days after the summit, it's unclear exactly what was said. but president trump told cbs news he warned putin not to meddle in american elections. >> we can't have meddling, we can't have any of that. i let him know, we can't have this, we're not going to have it, and that's the way it's going to be. >> reporter: the only people who would have heard that, putin, his interpreter and president trump's own interpreter, marina gross. senate democrats, including
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jeanne shaheen calling on gross to turn over any notes about that meeting. >> we need the president to share with us what happened at that meeting. if he won't do it, the interpreter should come and we should make sure we know what happened. >> reporter: the republican chairman of the foreign relations committee saying he'd consider it. >> we're checking to see if it's appropriate. >> reporter: the white house says if congress wants this, talk to the state department. the state department is still waiting on an official request for their interpreter. >> we always seek to work with congress. >> reporter: it's highly unlikely, the state department said. they don't know if there's precedent for this, and the president could invoke executive privilege, arguing he needs discretion to negotiate more effectively. tom i can't makes tom llamas, abc news, new york. the white house says it's considering vladimir putin's offer to allow access to the 12
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russians accused of hacking democrats. but the state department has denounced the idea as absurd. michael mcfaul, is facing corruptions by moscow. he says if the white house doesn't condemn the request, it's creating a moral equivalency. mark zuckerberg says he finds holocaust denial deeply offensive but he says material isn't removed from facebook unless it will result in harm to someone. later he said if something is spreading and found to be false by fact checkers it would likely be removed. the anti-defam facebook has the obligation not to allow the dissemination of the anti-holocaust information.
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and bezos' rocket landed successfully. it's supposed to be used for space tourism. there were experiments on the flight along with a passenger dubbed mannequin skywalker. >> i like it. drinking coffee or tea at breakfast may lessen your appetite. >> oh. >> a new study finds that people consume 10% less at a breakfast buffet after drinking a small amount of caffeinated drink. but the participants made up for the calories later in the day. >> what! >> the conclusion of the state university of new york researchers said caffeine doesn't do much to suppress appetites. >> thanks for nothing. >> suny. police in ohio have released body camera video from the night stormy daniels was arrested at a
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strip club. it shows officers handcuffing her and transporting her to a police station where they questioned her. she is accused of illegally touching undercover officers in a sexual way at a strip club. prosecutors dropped the charges a few hours later. apparently she allowed somebody to touch her during her performance, which was against the law. >> i see. a louisiana man is in police custody after he called 911 to find out if he had any warrants for his arrest. just checkin'. he said he understood the difference between an emergency call and non-emergency call. they arrested him for misuse of the 911 system. >> the violation carries up to 30 days in jail and a $500 fine. by the way, christian, there were no warrants for your arrest. until now.
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>> uil n. >> do you think christian was wasties at the time? >> okay, real quick, i just wanted to check. do you have any -- >> i just got back from a daiquiri in louisiana. >> he's going to regret that one. coming up, the teen who says he was shamed on social media. he treated his friends to lunch and paid the bill with a 22% tip. why did the restaurant owner seem to humiliate him on facebook. plus the former college football star turned marine honored for his latest role. get ready to be inspired everybody. that's coming up on "world news now." now." what are the three p's? the three p's of life insurance on a fixed budget are price, price, and price.
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>> that was jake wood accepting of the pat tilman award. >> tilman was the star who enlisted in the army and was killed in afghanistan. >> reporter: jake wood never expected he'd spend his life in places like this. embedded in the aftermath of devastating disasters. because when he was young, he dream of a future when he'd be cheered by hume crowds and big stadiums in the nfl and had high hopes when he entered the university of wisconsin as a top offensive lineman recruit. three events changed the way jake looked at the world while he played football in wisconsin. 9/11, the invasion of iraq, and then in the spring of 2004, the death of pat tilman. >> right before my senior year,
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pat tilman was killed in afghanistan and it struck me that this man lived with conviction and paid the sacrifice. i realized that i wanted to live a life like that. >> reporter: so in 2005, jake decided to forego his fifth year of eligibility and join the marines. he'd serve four years in the infantry and is part of a sniper team and then received an honorable discharge. >> i was applying to graduate school, waiting for the applications to come back. and a few days later the haiti earthquake happened. >> reporter: so he reached out to other veterans, and together they formed a response team, running medical triage clinics in haiti. it was there that team rubicon was born. it's grown into an international response organization that unites the skills of military veterans and first responders. in just eight years, what started as a group of eight has grown to 80,000.
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>> it's changed my life. things that were going on in my head and the struggles i had kind of faded away. i was able to focus my efforts on helping somebody else. being able to share our stories with each other and realize you're not alone. that person next to you, whatever struggles they have, they have you to lean on, and you can lean on them. >> reporter: their mission continues today. team rubicon is still in houston, still in puerto rico and the impact on every side of this story is still growing. >> there's a job in front of us. it may be daunting. it may be rife with challenge, but we're required to get it done, because there's somebody who's counting on us. there are 3 million men and women who have served in the military since 9/11, 20 million veterans of all wars alive in this country.
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disasters aren't going anywhere. they're becoming more frequent. i think we have the opportunity to build something that's making a difference in the world every day. >> 80,000 strong. i think they're making a difference. >> incredible what he's doing. >> you can go to team rubicon usa.org to see work they're doing all around the world. coming up, why a 17-year-old is being shamed on facebook for paying a restaurant check with loose change. >> you're watching "world news now." loose change. >> you're watching "world news now." when your blanket's freshness fades before the binge-watching begins... that's when you know, it's half-washed. next time, add downy fabric conditioner for freshness that lasts through next week's finale. downy and it's done.
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♪ charles krauthammer, the late charles krauthammer, topping the list. a restaurant is facing backlash for trying to shame a teenager who bought lunch for his friends.
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>> he paid the $45 tab with mostly coins. >> this picture was posted showing how a customer nickle and dimed them. >> it is u.s. currency. it is not illegal. >> reporter: the 17-year-old says he used the tips he earned as a country kitchen server to treat his friends. he paid the tab with mostly coins and a $20 bill, it also included a $10 tip. >> we couldn't believe they posted it on facebook. >> reporter: beer 88 posted this response saying it was just a joke. >> they said we didn't have any home training. >> yeah, that was probably one of the biggest things, it was #no home training. >> if anybody met cohen, they know it couldn't be the farthest thing from the truth. you know, he's a good kid. >> reporter: now they're asking for an apology.
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>> on that part, yes, i do apologize. because, you know, i didn't see it. >> reporter: beer 88 owner did not want to be seen on camera, saying they've received several threats. but she is standing their ground. >> i was going to delete it. then like we're not backing up. we never mean anything bad. >> people kind of hop on the hate train which seems to be happening these days. they're very friendly people, very nice. and i just hope this kind of resolves itself. >> would you be mad? >> would i be mad? you don't have to accept it if you don't want to. you are not forced to accept a payment in that many coins, but who cares, it's money. they paid a $10 tip on a $45 tab.
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test test ♪ time for a little "this happened." this one's pretty bizarre. a man has set a new record for slicing watermelons on his stomach. he's from brooklyn, new york. ooh, ha. set the world record by slicing 26 watermelons with a sharp sword on his stomach. in one minute. he has more than 600 guinness world records, including 200 that still stand. do not try this at home. that does not look safe. >> does he moonlight at brisk? >> oh, geez. >> you don't want to accidently
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cut in the wrong place there. >> he doesn't look very precise. >> next. >> you are the one to read the next story. stunt cyclist here over the tour de france, posts this video to facebook. they show in the video that he ov tour fracers, amazing stuff there. except if you're one of the cyclists on the tour de france. >> i'll try to save you. i watched that.
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i watch a lot of tour stages and have never seen anything like that before. >> that was incredible. >> cool. >> garden gnome thief. karma. >> i can't. >> yeah, police on the hunt for this thief who fell through a garden fence. whoops. how about the otter. this otter won't let go. prevents new friend leaving by clinging to her shoelaces. >> ah. >> there are places that you can go visit at an otter cafe. this is in japan. >> so cute. >> but before we go. we want to congratulate our graphics coordinator and his better half on their baby ryan. congratulations. >> hopefully he's nowhere near that first dude with the watermelon slicer
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this morning on "world news now," the latest reversal from the president. >> amid fallout from his summit with president putin, trump says he got tough with putin behind closed doors, just as the white house is explaining another misstatement. at least 60 fires are burning in the west right now, some destroying vital crops. survivors of sexual abuse acknowledged on stage at the espy awards. the annual celebration of top athletes and inspirational people in sports was hosted by danica patrick this year who kept the crowd laughing. and we have the list of the world's most valuable teams, sports teams. how many players do you know from the top teams? and are you ready for some football or soccer?
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whatever, show me the money as cuba would say. on this thursday, july 19th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> so jerry was tom cruise, but cuba gooding jr., what was his character? marshall? >> he only won an oscar for the role. >> ron tidwell? we weren't even close. >> not even close. >> rod. all right, we'll have to brush up on our "jerry maguire." but we start with the white house still struggling to explain the president's words. >> the president says he holds putin personally responsible for u.s.ntnsd rgg e election.
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hours later, the white house claimed that's not what he meant. >> reporter: just 24 hours after president trump declared his full faith in america's intelligence agencies and even with his own director of national intelligence warning russia is right now targeting the u.s., president trump offered this stunning contradiction. is russia still targeting the u.s.? >> thank you very much. >> reporter: we asked not once but twice, and twice the president replied no. it directly contradicts the director of national intelligence who says russia is behind pervasive efforts to undermine our democracy. >> i'm here to say the warning lights are blinking red again. the day the digital
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infrastructure that serves this country is literally under attack. >> reporter: from republicans near universal condemnation. >> if he really believes russia's not interfering in our 2018 election, i'm dumbfounded by that statement. >> it's baffling, i think, to all of us who have concerns about the integrity of our elections. >> the president is wrong, and he should heed the warnings of the intelligence community. >> reporter: the president was already under fire for failing to publicly confront vladimir putin for meddling in the 2016 election and siding with russia's leader over his own intelligence community. >> dan coats came to me and some others. they say they think it's russia. i have president putin. he says it isn't russia. i don't know why it would be. >> reporter: he claims it was all a one-word mess up. >> in a key sentence in my remarks, i said the word "would" instead of "wouldn't." the sentence should have been, i don't see any reason why i wouldn't, or why it wouldn't be
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russia. >> reporter: less than 24 hours later at the white house, yet another head-spinning cleanup effort. press secretary sarah sanders says the president wasn't actually saying no to our question about whether russia is still targeting the u.s. >> i got a chance to speak with the president after his comments. he said thank you very much and was saying no to answering questions. >> reporter: so we asked for a clarification of the clarification. i want to clarify what you just said. dan coats said point blank the threat is still ongoing from russia. does this white house believe that currently this threat is ongoing. >> we believe the threat still exists, which is why we are taking steps to prevent it. >> reporter: there is no doubt that president trump heard my questions, both of the questions, and there is no doubt that he looked directly at me. you can see in that video when he answered both of those questions. when sarah sanders says that his no meant that he didn't want to
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answer questions from reporters, here we are for the second time in the same week where the white house is now in cleanup mode, damage control over the president's own words on russia. cecelia vega, abc news, the white house. >> cecelia back with a vengeance from vacation at the white house. we're learning new details about the russian woman who used sex and lies to make political connections here in the u.s. prosecutors say she is an extreme flight risk. she is a gun rights activist and briefly met don jr. at an nra convention. there is no evidence she had any direct link to president trump but did manage to ask him a question about russia during a campaign town hall meeting. >> do you want to continue the politics of sanctions?
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>> i believe i would get along very nicely with putin. i think that we would get along very, very well. i really believe that. >> butina is charged with conspiracy to act as an unregistered agent of the russian government and faces up to 15 years in prison. despite objections from her attorneys, a federal judge has denied bail. at least 60 wildfires are burning in the west covering over 1 million acres. a wildfire has destroyed 45,000 acres, farmers are losing their entire wheat harvest and one died trying to save his crop. his body was found near a burned tractor. officials say it's hard to fight because the terrain is so steep and rugged. meanwhile, a new fire has broken out northwest of santa barbara. part of highway 1 is closed and some homes were evacuated.
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california supreme court has ordered that a measure to divide california into three separate states be removed from the november ballot. justices say major questions have been raised about the validity of the proposition, but it could appear on a future ballot. backers of the bill say california's government is too big to serve the people properly. critics say splitting the state would dismantle the world's fifth largest economy without solving any problems. and spain is considering new law. the yes means yes law requires both partners to give vocal concept for sex. if a woman doesn't say yes explicitly, everything else is a no. it's modeled after similar laws in european countries and follows widespread protest in spain after men were charged on lesser charges in the rape of a woman. and a nfl player is going on record saying he will continue
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to protest. jurrell casey says he plans to protest and is prepared to pay any fines from the nfl. the league's new policy says players must stand to show respect for the flag during the anthem or stay in the locker room. casey says that policy will lead to more player protests across the nfl. and the university of north carolina football coach, larry fedora, is getting criticism for saying he doubts there's a link between football and the degenerative brain disease, cte. he told reporters yesterday that football is under attack and that some people twist safety studies about the game in hopes of destroying it. he says football is an integral part of american culture. >> i fear that the game will get pushed so far to one extreme that you won't recognize the game ten years from now.
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and that's what i worry about. and i do believe that if it gets to that point, that our country goes down, too. >> he defended the sport of football saying that because of rule changes it's safer than it ever has been and that players should make their own decisions. >> it's easier to say this from the sidelines when you're not getting tackled day in and day out by some big linemen. forbes is out with the list of the most valuable sports teams. and most of the top five are not in the usa. >> but guess who is! >> the new york yankees come in at number five, valued at $4 billion. three soccer teams, barcelona, real madrid, and manchester united. can't touch american football. >> the dallas cowboys are tops. tickets and tv and they haven't won a super bowl in more than a
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decade, but it doesn't matter. he has a great way of marketing this team. >> clearly. he's doing something that works. >> the knicks are more valuable than the lakers. >> that makes sense. >> not at all. >> cleveland browns, still worth almost $2 billion. you don't have to win. >> no. >> bodes well for our future. work the same way for news? >> i don't think so. coming up, the most glamorous night in sports. we'll have the wrapup of the biggest moments at the espy awards. tales of survival from the 12 soccer players and their coach. what they said publicly for the first time. you're watching "world news now" coach. what they said publicly for the first time. you're watching "world news now" u
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luckily no significant damage. >> i didn't know it was tortilla chips. >> the tortilla chips are okay. >> it must smell amazing. to south africa where investigators are poring over new video of that vintage plane. moments later the plane goes down. one person who was on board was killed. 18 other people on the plane survived the crash. you see the exterior photos here, videos of it. a preliminary report about what happened is expected within a month. in thailand we are hearing from the soccer team and coach who were stranded in a cave for more than a week. >> james longman was there. >> reporter: the wild boars, the team the whole world supported, trading hospital gowns for
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soccer jerseys. fit and healthy enough to play again, telling the world about their terrifying ordeal. they say they tried digging out of that cave. after two days, they say hunger set in. so they stayed still to conserve energy and we're learning that despite what officials claim, the boys do know how to swim, but the waters kept rising. the boy in the front describing the moment they were found. he said hearing the british voices were a miracle. he didn't know for sure if the voices were real. >> do you speak english? >> a little. >> reporter: the coach laughing, he wasn't able to understand that conversation. and finally after all this time they can go home. we spoke to the doctor, nicknamed "superman" who stayed with the boys inside that cave. are you a hero? >> no.
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no. no. >> reporter: everybody here thinks you are a hero. he calls it a group effort. the crowd thanking him. and the homecoming. kentucky fried chicken, the food he most wanted. you're happy. >> yeah. >> reporter: how are you feeling? he tells us it's great to be home. and this cleansing ceremony, a tradition here, welcoming their lost boy, finally home. whether asked what they wanted to be as adults, some said soccer players as well. some s.e.a.l.s. james longman, abc news, thailand. >> you know there will be a movie about those boys. >> it will be interesting if some of them do go on to be navy s.e.a.l.s. >> yes, absolutely. who will play them? scarlett johansson probably.
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coming up in the next half hour, shark attacks on two children miles apart, where those attacks happened and what we're learning this morning about the kids' conditions. but first, that magical mashup. celebrities and athletes, next on "world news now." on "world news now." lebrities and athletes, next on "world news now." . absorbs faster than the $100, $200, and even $400 cream. feels amazing. i really really love this. i will 100% swap up my moisturizer. can i have it? olay whips.
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it all went south when she met that boy, he was a bad influence. a real piece of [ bleep ]. >> so do you like-like me? >> i think you're the prettiest girl in the world. >> no, you are. >> so that's a very funny, whoa, "i tonya" spoof starring danica patrick and aaron rodgers at the espy awards in los angeles. >> sports inspiring athletes and of course fashion. marci gonzalez was there. >> reporter: the celebration of the year's biggest sports performers. >> i want to thank the good lord for giving me the ability to play the game i love. >> reporter: and performances. >> the u.s. women's olympic
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hockey team. >> reporter: hosted by a woman for the first time ever. >> the espys have never had a host like me before. i'm the first race car driver. >> reporter: danica patrick at the helm of the espys. other athletes, and non-sports-stars among the presenters, including jennifer garner, an award to the gymnasts who spoke out against larry nassar. >> if one more victim of sexual abuse feels less alone tonight then our suffering has meaning. >> reporter: the night all about meaningful honors. >> the recipient of the 2018 jimmy v award. jim kelly. >> reporter: with top honors going to best female athlete.
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>> chloe kim. >> reporter: and male athlete. >> alex ovechkin. >> reporter: and the best team. >> the houston astros. >> reporter: and the winners were voted on by fans, so it shows to many which teams have the most dedicated and enthusiastic supporters. kendis and diane? >> who knew that the washington capitals had such enthusiastic supporters for alex ovechkin. i think those are just people he's been drinking with. >> however you get the votes. it doesn't matter. but we have exciting news of our own. we are going to be debuting tomorrow an all new world news polka. >> wow. >> like this is huge. it only happens once every decade. and we've only been around two decades. it's been the friday tradition since the bush administration. and the new one will blow your mind.
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it is time for "the mix" on it is time for "the mix" on this thursday, and now i realized why you were like, you can take the first one. >> yeah, all you, buddy. >> apparently men who drink beer are more fertile. we'll get right to it. no sugarcoating. >> no foreplay, you went right for it. >> hit a home run, no first, second, third base. >> now we know why you're single. >> and have no kids. so this is an italian study. that found that men who drink one beer per day produced more sperm. >> really? >> really. >> who sponsored this, budweiser?
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>> they studied 300 male patients and 30% reported having one to three drinks per week, two groups with the higher alcohol intake had significantly higher sperm concentration. >> okay. thank you for that. good to know. let's move on now to something even weirder. i want to introduce you to the dogs and food instagram account. this guy max photoshops food into dogs. i'm going to go with a maltese in a little thing of munchkins. little powdered munchkins. a pug in an ice-cream cone. >> because that's what you need. >> the account has 87,000
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followers. i guess people want to see this. >> instead of a hot dog, that's a burger. >> that's awesome. >> so he kind of like photographs them -- >> that's disturbing. it looks like they're about to eat him. it's a french bulldog in a pastry. what's more cute than firefighters and dogs. >> yeah, that's better than the dogs wrapped in food things. >> this is a galveston -- they work out a little. >> oh, hey. >> how cute! >> fire department. man, this is just, this is one way to sell their calendars. this is a reminder that their pups and firefighter calendars for 2018 are now available for presale. >> okay. might have to put that one on the christmas list. and firefighters aren't the only ones loving doal.goo ia. apparethere's a kangaroo who loves them too. o loves them too.
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this morning on "world news now," president trump causing more confusion regarding his stance on russia, contradicting his own intelligence chief and himself. plus, the alleged russian spy who offered sex to get what she wanted. and air force one is getting a makeover. the color scheme created by the kennedys is being replaced. a rare shark scare times two. >> a 13-year-old boy and 12-year-old girl were apparently attacked just miles from each other. hear what they're saying about the encounters. you might be able to run prs?, but can athletes dress t prs?, but can athletes dress t 'lve brsfaioof t
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om abc new this is "world news now." >> doing a pretty good job. >> for the most part. we'll start this half hour on president trump revealing some of what he told president putin behind closed doors. >> he says he has confidence in u.s. intelligence and holds putin personally responsible for meddling in the election. he wouldn't say that putin lied, but this is how he says he addressed the issue during their one on one meeting. >> very strong on the fact that we can't have meddling, we can't have any of that. i let him know, we can't have this. we're not going to have it, and that's the way it's going to be. >> of course we all know the president made no suchatarno demanding testimony from the u.s. translator about what was said in the meeting. bob corker isn't ruling out
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pursuing that testimony, but says they have to see if it's appropriate. and the president's latest interview caps two days of shifting statements. first he said he misspoke when he appeared to side with russia over his intelligence community, now the white house is clarifying another answer, saying the president was misunderstood when he appeared to tell abc's cecelia vega u.s. is no longer targeted by russia. white house press secretary said the president was saying no to whether he would be taking more questions, not to cecelia. >> all right. interesting. the fbi director in the
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meantime, christopher wray says the russia probe is not a witch-hunt. that russia is still trying to sow discord. as for vladimir putin's offer to have russian agents help, wray said it's not high on our list of investigative techniques. and there is a russian woman accused of spying and offering sex to penetrate u.s. political organizations. she's in jail this morning. >> federal prosecutors say mariia butina worked for years to establish back channel lines with the kremlin. pierre thomas has the details. >> reporter: the federal judge ordering the alleged russian eight, mariia butina be held behind bars. they argue she is an extreme flight risk. days before her arrest she was packing boxes and sending money to russia and was willing to go to extreme measures to infiltrate the u.s. political system and the nra.
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offering sex in exchange for position within a special interest organization. according to prosecutors, one of her alleged russian contacts joking in one message about her high profile in the u.s. you have upstaged anna chapman. she poses with toy pistols while you are being published with real ones. investigators say butina was involved in a personal relationship with an unidentified american who was instrumental in aiding her covert influence operation. and now growing questions about this moment at a 2015 conference when she asked then candidate trump about russia. >> do you want to continue the politics of sanctions? >> i believe i would get along very nicely with putin, okay? and i mean, where we have the strength. i don't think you'd need the sanctions. >> reporter: during her time in the u.s., the fbi claims she was reaching out to politicians and those in power.
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here she is at president trump's inauguration. sources say she briefly met the president's son don jr. at an nra convention, all the while receiving funding from a russian oligarch. charges against her not part of the mueller investigation. officials say butina's case is reflective of how broad and deep ongoing russian infiltration efforts are, beyond the indictment of those 12 russian military intelligence officers, now charged with hacking. when putin was shown the indictment -- >> may i give this to you to look at, sir? here? >> reporter: butina's attorney says she's no flight risk. that she had been searched by the fbi in april and did not seek to flee. but they say she could get into an embassy or get into a diplomatic vehicle and be beyond reach. pierre thomas, abc news, washington.
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that military parade proposed by president trump will cost taxpayers at least $12 million. it's tentatively set for november 10th and will mark 100 years since the end of world war i. it would stretch from the capitol to the national mall. it would be the first military parade since 1991. that event cost about $12 million in 1991 dollars. and the president has confirmed that the new air force one will have a red, white and blue paint scheme. he has ordered two new boeing 747s. and they will be delivered in about six years. and a woman in southern california is in critical condition after being attacked by a swarm of so-called killer bees. she was stung at least 200 times. the firefighters sprayed the
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bees with a fire extinguisher. a nearby bee's nest held up to 80,000 bees. and a woman says she found a black widow spider inside a package of grapes. she was eating them with her son. luckily neither was bitten. they are the most venomous. she contacted the store where she bought the grapes and got a refund. >> stay away from fruit. >> i don't think that's the lesson. so fans of the brady bunch have a chance to buy an iconic piece of the show history. the house. >> yeah, remember this one? the exterior was shown in the credits. it's for sale. asking price is just under $1.9 million. even at that price, developers might buy it and actually tear it down.
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>> so it was last sold 45 years ago, during the run of the show. at the time the price for it was $61,000. ♪ here's a story of the house of ♪ my house. >> it looks nicer today than it did back then. >> it looks really nice. don't knock it down. coming up, the double shark scare along the same shore line. >> two children are recovering from what appears to be shark bites with one of the victims getting something stuck in his leg. and the surprises in the skinny, and how his ex-wife, christie brinkley defies the laws of nature in a new photo shoot. you're watching "world news now" on a thursday. you're watching "world news now" on a thursday. nature in a new photo shoot. you're watching the "world news now."
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♪ so lightning strikes forced the closure and evacuation of so lightning strikes forced the closure and evacuation of some southern california beaches in santa monica and malibu. lightning is rare on beaches, even in the summer. a strike four years ago killed a college student.ra srk sre on l.
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two attacks played out very here is linsey davis. >> reporter: some terrifying moments off the coast of fire island, new york where two children are recovering from shark bites. >> i felt pain and looked and saw a fin. >> reporter: her dad says she was up to her waist in water when all of a sudden she started to panic. >> couldn't tell what it was. she came running out of the water, pretty deep lacerations on her leg. >> reporter: these pictures tell the harrowing story, teeth marks on her leg. only one hour later, this 13 year old boy seen limping toward the ambulance emerged from the water after a another possible shark attack four miles away. >>ne >> reporter: a piece of tooth was removed from the boy's leg
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and is being analyzed. both of the children are said to be okay with nonlife-threatening injuries. for now, the area ocean beaches are closed and officials are warning, this is shark-breeding season. linsey davis, abc news, bay shore, new york. >> a piece of tooth was in his leg! >> ooh. you grew up on long island, was that one of those going concerns? >> no. i don't remember ever, growing up going to the beach i don't ever being warned about sharks, but now it is. you walk in the water, you are no longer the top of the food chain. >> that's right. even for swimming in the water. >> it's in long island. >> it's on long island. >> online and in -- >> just reversed course.
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in the meantime, a dog on upstate new york. >> in upstate! oh, geez. >> has proven that she can do a lot more than just doggie paddle. >> rosie, the siberian husky, is a bona fide long distance swimmer. she was on a boat ride, and without her life jacket on she jumped into the water to chase some ducks. >> her owner searched for hours, but no rosie. shortly after rosie was found, five miles away from where she went into the water. >> go rosie! sorry about that, ducks. >> she looks exhausted, though. >> rosie got a workout. >> yeah. when we come back, the fashion from the espy red carpet. and the 101-year-old legend crushing it at the gym. "the skinny" is next. and the 101-year-old legend crushing it at the gym. "the skinny" is next.
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♪ skinny ♪ skinny ♪ just give me "the skinny" it is time for "the skinny." we're going to start with the glitziest night in all of sports. >> the espy awards were held >> the espy awards were held
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last night and broadcast right here on abc. the pinnacle of the night was the arthur ashe courage award. it was given to the gymnastics women who testified against larry nassar. incredible to see 100 women on stage being honored for their bravery. >> very strong athletes. gives you a sense of how many people he abused. >> and how young they were. >> there were plenty of lighter moments. danica patrick made history as the first female host of the espys. at one point, she was joined on stage by an young comedic hopeful. >> lebron james is coming to l.a. and he's already bought two houses. a black man hasn't caused this much commotion in brentwood
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since o.j. >> i think is that enough. >> next one was about pizza. >> okay. >> papa john's. >> no. >> next to the red carpet. >> danica patrick and aaron rodgers made their public debut as a couple. she had these really cool spider web sandal boots going on. >> i like your fashion analysis. you didn't say anything about aaron. >> he's wearing a black tuxedo, way to go, aaron, branching out of your comfort zone. >> and here's juju smith schuster turning heads with this plaid tuxedo shorts, the free the knee campaign continues. >> he's got a lot going on there.
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odell beckham never disappoints. he rocked shorts with a fleur de lis pattern. >> i kind of dig it. former olympic gymnast natasha liukin showed up in this red dress. >> hello! adam rippon sported an embellished jacket with a mandarin collar. >> he kind of looks like brian boitano there. >> a little bit. >> and adding a pop of color, sierra. her husband russell wilson in the navy blue and black ensemble. >> she's winning, of the two of them. >> yeah, i would think so, too. there was this little moment, you remember the guy from the shiggy challenge? >> i was on vacation, i missed it. >> he wanted to do a little photo with sierra and russell and he's like russell, will you
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just go over there? >> that's cold. that is cold. next to a surprise at billy joel's milestone 100th madison square garden concert. >> the boss himself, bruce springsteen, showed up on the piano rockin' out with billy. >> they teamed up for "born to run" and "tenth avenue freezeout". >> awesome. the only thing cooler than seeing billy joel is billy joel and the boss. and his ex-wife christie brinkley appears on the cover of "social life" magazine, rockin' a marilyn monroe type look. >> despite appearing on more than 500 covers, she says her biggest accomplishment is motherhood. >> oh.
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all right. noted. >> now that you know. >> now all mothers can expect to look like that at 64. she's setting the bar too high. >> i expect you in september to look just like that, in your bikini. >> in my fishnet bikini? and now insight into kirk douglas' longevity. >> michael, his son, says he still works out with a trainer. >> the younger douglas says he is no slouch when it comes to technology. he has just discovered facetime. >> oh, man. >> i would love to be a fly on the other side of the conversation. holding the phone upside down. finally something entirely random. >> a british station has commissioned a statue of jeff goldblum. >> it has him posing seductively for the 25th anniversary of
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so prince harry and meghan markle are married and their family is speaking out again. >> her father suggests he's been shut out of her life by the royal family. here is eva pilgrim. >> reporter: meghan markle's father on the offensive again. saying he's no longer speaking to meghan and harry. >> the phone number i called, it doesn't work anymore. i guess the liaison with the royal family never answers back. so i have no way of contacting my daughter. >> reporter: making intimate private family matters public.
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>> prince harry has never met his father-in-law. the big question has to be is he ever going to now. >> reporter: now reportedly threatening to visit his daughter and son-in-law with or without an invitation, saying if i choose in a month or a couple of months to go to england, i want to see my daughter and commenting on the royal family on tmz, tomorrow is my birthday, 74 years old, and i'm enjoying the fact that i can make the entire royal family not speak. and to add insult to injury, meghan's half sister is reportedly threatening to tell all on big brother. british newspapers also reporting meghan's extended family trying to cash in with their own reality show. >> the royal family is a bit like fight club. first rule is don't talk about the royal family and he has broken that rule.
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>> reporter: they expect members who marry into the family to maintain a dignified silence. meanwhile, meghan posing with the family at the christening of prince louis. >> that was eva pilgrim reporting from london. thank you. seems like a pretty concrete rule. if you talk to the media, you're not going to talk to your daughter. >> yeah, easy, boom. let's move on to the nicknames. we're learning about queen elizabeth's nicknames. prince william and harry call her mama. prince phillip calls her lilybet. and when they're alone, sausage. >> charlotte and george call her gam gam.
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making news in america this morning, president trump takes a tougher tone in a new interview. now saying he holds vladimir putin responsible for russia's interference in the election. but this morning his answer when asked whether putin is a liar. plus, the salacious new revelation about the gun rights activist here in the u.s. allegedly working as a secret russian agent. what she was doing days before her arrest. new video of the shark caught near a popular beach in the northeast. this morning beaches are closed and now the investigation. was that the shark responsible for attacking two children in the water? the kids describe their encounters. the emotional homecoming as the boys trapped for 18 days inside that cave in thailand

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