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breaking overnight on "world news now," new outrage in minnesota. >> demonstrators clashing with officers in this minneapolis suburb just hours after police shot and killed a black man during a traffic stop. the latest from the scene. and an officer has been fired after this traffic stop. an army lieutenant in uniform pulled over and pepper sprayed by officers. now he's taking legal action against them. reports are surfacing that prince harry is back in england for the funeral of his grandfather. and they are the film awards that could point the way for the oscars in less than two weeks. the major winner, "nomadland", and the hilarious moment that has so many people talking this morning on this monday, april 12th.
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from abc news, this is "world news now." good monday morning. glad to have kenneth back in his seat. >> what did i miss? did i miss anything? >> ah, let's see. >> couple weeks not on "world news now." >> not at all. >> can i give a quick shout out to our friends at kstp in minneapolis. the morning team there especially got me through. i was there for two weeks. they worked so hard. a lot of "world news now" insomniacs there, too. but shout out to the whole team. kim, megan, chris, a friend of mine from back in the day. >> shout out to them. i'm sure you'll see them very shortly. >> they're busy, i'm sure, this morning. >> that's where we start, in minneapolis, and we begin with a curfew and protest overnight in minneapolis after a driver was shot and killed by police. >> officers used tear gas to disperse the crowd in the city of brooklyn center, not too far
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from where george floyd was killed. police say they were trying to arrest a man for an outstanding warrant, and he was shot when he tried to get back into his car. the car kept moving for several blocks before it crashed. >> the man died at the scene and was later identified as 20 year old dante wright. the governor tweeted that he's praying for wright's family as they mourn the life of another man taken by law enforcement. we do move on, there are new details this morning after two virginia police officers pulled over a black army officer with guns drawn and pepper sprayed him. >> police say since then one of the officers has been fired. liz elizabeth schulze has more. >> reporter: this morning, growing outrage over this newly-released body camera. >> open the door slowly and get out. >> what's going on? >> reporter: two virginia police officers threatening, drawing their guns and pepper spraying a uniformed u.s. army second lieutenant during a traffic stop. >> what's going on. >> get out of the car now. >> what's going on?
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>> what's going on, you're fixing to ride the lightning, son. >> reporter: the windsor, virginia officers say they stopped nazario for a missing rear license plate. even though he had a temporary plate taped to the back of his new suv. his hands raised, nazario, who is black and latino, recorded the incident on his cellphone, calmly telling the officers he's afraid to get out of his car. >> i'm honestly afraid to get out. >> you should be, get out. get out of the car. >> get your hands off me, please. get your hands off me. get your hands off me. get your hands off me. i didn't do anything. don't do that. >> sir, get out of car now. >> don't do that. don't do that. i'm trying to talk to you. i'm trying to talk to you. relax, can you please relax. can you please relax. >> get out of the car right now. >> this is not how you treat -- i'm actively serving this country and this is how you're going to treat me? i didn't do anything. whoa, hold on. what's going -- hold on.
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i -- watch it. >> he was eventually released with no charges. now nazario is suing the officers for violating his constitutional rights. >> why am i being treated like this? why? >> because you're not cooperating. get on the ground. >> you think officers should know better. the body cameras may be new, the violence isn't. >> reporter: one officer said in a report after the traffic stop that nazario willfully disregarded their order to pull over. the lawsuit says he waited less than two minutes to stop, wanting to get to this nearby well-lit gas station, some calling this the latest example of excessive use of force by police on people of color. >> they should have given clear, concise direction. answering questions if necessary. the level of force that was used for that type of infraction, which, by the way, is not even a crime. it's a violation of law, was ecessive.
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>> reporter: elizabeth schulze, abc news, washington. >> the virginia state police announced last night that they have opened a criminal investigation into the incident at the request of the governor. now to the very latest developments in the coronavirus pandemic. surging cases and fewer vaccines this week. those fewer doses are because of problems in production of the johnson & johnson vaccine and cases are surging in michigan where the governor is suggesting a two-week pause in some activities. in hard-hit michigan where the positivity rate for covid-19 is the highest it's been in nearly a year, frontline medical staff battling another surge, describing the virus as spreading like wildfire. >> this surge is bigger than a year ago. >> this nurse said it was the worst shift of her career. >> going room to room to room for all eight hours. there was nothing else i could give them, nothing else i could do. >> hospitalizations in the upper midwest jumping 30% in the past week.
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north of detroit, a health care worker says patients are facing wait times of eight to ten hours. >> we don't have enough people to give the care that we need to. >> the federal government is now sending more people to michigan to help administer shots, as new worries over vaccine distribution grows. >> we are not out of the tunnel yet. we have to keep pushing ahead with vaccinations until we are fully done. >> the u.s. set a single day record on saturday. the white house says more than 4.5 million shots were administered in 24 hours. over a third of americans now receiving one or more doses. but hindering the fight, a sharp decline in the supply of the johnson & johnson vaccine, expected to drop 85% this week. >> last week we got 20,000 doses. this week we're getting about 2500 doses. >> as the need for vaccines vary dramatically from region to region, the government is considering new ways to meet the
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demand. i spoke earlier with dr. maldonado. with some hospitals in michigan nearly overwhelmed with covid cases, the governor wants the biden administration to send more vaccines to the state. but the administration so far is not doing that. what are the pros and cons of surging the vaccines where they're most needed? >> it's really hard to know exactly what the biden plan is. i think they're having a hard time trying to distribute to everybody and focus on the highest-risk areas. >> a new study warns the pfizer vaccine may not provide full protection from the south african variant. how concerned should we be about this? >> we've always been concerned that the vaccines wouldn't be effective against the variants that might break through. we don't know the september b't vaccination is industristill pr. we still need to distance and mask when we're in public. >> and do we know if these vaccine makers are making
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boosters that can help with these potentially new variants? >> yeah, absolutely. the companies are well aware of what's going on. and they are working on next-generation vaccines for sure. boosters or even primary doses if we really need them for new vaccines that could overcome new variants to come. >> all right, dr. maldonado, thank you. >> thanks a lot. president biden is hosting a bipartisan meeting today to push his $2 trillion infrastructure plan. some republicans suggest they're willing to compromise by supporting a smaller package, but they say the plan to raise the corporate tax rate to pay for the bill is a non-starter. the white house hasn't ruled out passage without republicans but they still have to convince all democrats to get on board. let's get to a story in norway. >> so police in oslo say a man died in 2011, but no one noticed for nearly a decade. they say he died around the time prince william and kate had their wedding in 2011.
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but his body wasn't found until this past december when a maintenance person opened his apartment. >> neighbors didn't expect anything and his bills continued to be paid automatically from his bank account. i feel like we've heard this type of story before. >> uh-huh. >> because of the automatic payments. the bills are getting paid. and then someone passes away. >> apparently, he wasn't the most social person. he was married a few times. he did have kids. nobody was checking on him. >> so i guess the message from this, and what we can take from this, check on your neighbors, especially during this pandemic. >>yes. >> people have been on lockdown and stuck inside. if you get a chance just to, you know, i don't know, if you know your neighbor, maybe knock on the window, make sure they're okay. >> while you're alive, call a friend every now and then and check in. i know my sister after two hours is ready to set out an amber alert. why don't you answer your phone! >> keep in mind i didn't hear from mona at all the past two weeks.
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>> that is a lie. that is a lie. coming up -- why you liein' like that? the movie that's almost a lock to win at the oscars. >> and remembering prince phillip. his grandson prince harry is said to be back in england. and what we're hearing from the island where he's considered a god. and later in the mix, a bear in a house and what happened next. you're watching "world news now." >> she did not check on me. >> just because you didn't answer your texts. news now."
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back now with the elders on the south pacific island of tanna, where britain's prince philip was worshipped. he visited the area in 1974, and the local people never forgot about him. they held a ceremony to honor him and they are expected to now worship prince charles. some in britain have called philip the grandfather of the nation. >> saturday's funeral will be a small event, and there will be plenty of attention paid to one particular royal family member. >> reporter: this morning, prince harry reportedly back in britain after the death of his grandfather. harry has not been to england for more than a year, having left his royal duties to move to california with duchess meghan
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markle. harry now preparing to see his family for the first time since that bombshell interview with oprah where the couple alleged concerns within the palace about how dark their skin's son might be. >> about how dark your baby is going to be? >> potentially and what that would mean or look like. >> ooh. >> harry will be at prince phillip's funeral without meghan who is pregnant and has been advised by doctors not to travel. now many are wondering if prince philip's death will heal the royal rift. princes william and harry will reportedly walk behind philip's casket, similar to how they walked behind their mother's casket. the funeral will be held saturday. according to restrictions in england, harry must quarantine for five days after his arrival. >> whether there will be an opportunity to have some of those more difficult conversations about things going on and the disagreements remains to be seen. if harry is quarantining he may not be able to meet in person.
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>> reporter: this morning the royal family is gathering around the queen, including her son prince andrew, who has kept out of the public eye amid controversy over his friendship with the late sex offender jeffrey epstein. >> the queen as you would expect is an incredibly stoic person, and she described his passing as a miracle and she's contemplating, i think is the way that i would put it. she described it as having left a huge void in her life. but her family, we, the ones that are close are rallying around to make sure that we're there to support her. >> and due to covid restrictions, only 30 people will attend philip's funeral, but it will be broadcast on abc's news coverage and begins saturday at 9:30 eastern. coming up, the new prizes for "nomadland" and frances mcdormand.
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as the covid-19 vaccines become available you may have questions. and that's normal. so, for the latest information, visit getvaccineanswers.org it's up to you. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ hollywood is getting down to the wire. just one more time, down those red carpets and a march to the oscars. >> over the weekend it was the highly-anticipated baftas. will ganss has more on that. >> leave it to an actress who's been in the game for decades to say what so many of us have been thinking for years. the baftas are the season's snobbiest awards, but hey, this close to the oscars, they matter. >> every award is meaningful. this one, especially, recognized by british people, known as very snobbish people, and they
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approve me. >> less than two weeks from the oscars, and the notoriously tough crowd across the pond has named their favorites in film. >> i was very honored to be nominated, the winner now. >> yuh jung youn cheering from home. >> i need work, i like work. >> "nomadland" feeling right at home with frances mcdormand taking best actress. only the second woman to win best director and the first woman of color to do so. >> i think i just made my teacher in college very proud. >> and a surprise win for best actor. >> i am not leaving my flat! i am not leaving my flat!
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>> sir anthony hopkins for "the father". >> presenters joining live from royal albert hall, but the winners and nominees joining virtually. "promising young woman" winning. >> this is a dream come true. i'm sorry, i'm so shocked. >> the debut writer/director wearing one of many dazzling looks as the fashion was red carpet ready in london, los angeles and beyond. leslie odom jr. in versace. cynthia erivo in louis vuitton. as we head into oscar sunday, carey mulligan's odds dropped but still the frontrunner. anthony hopkins helped improve odds for "the father." >> got to call my bookie, i guess. >> i'll be your bookie.
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>> okay. >> 10%, though. >> oh. coming up, bikini skiing. b.
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all right, it's time now for your monday mix, and we are pouring one out for the loss of some wine. over in france, apparently, frigid temperatures, a big freeze spelled disaster for some french vineyards. >> no! >> pour one out for the 2021 harvest, y'all, because apparently some legendary vineyards got hit. and it wasn't just the grapes. peachtrees, nectarines, apricots, and about 90% of the farmers' crops were destroyed. they tried to light these candles in order to salvage what's left, but it was a big disaster. >> that is very tough to see. and obviously, when it comes to the prices it's going to impact across the globe.
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>> they work so hard and it takes one deep freeze to ruin it all. speaking of deep freeze, let's go to some bikini skiing in sochi. this marks the end of the winter season in sochi. there are men, women, everybody's got bikinis on, right? all skiing in those frigid temperatures there? >> i've never been snowboarding or skiing, but i'm guessing it takes a lot of physical activity. it might keep you warm? >> i actually overheat and say i can't wear a lot of winter gear because i'm going to sweat. >> there you go. >> i can just do this right here. >> congratulations. if you're not also ready to shed your quarantine 15 we have a job for you. apparently major league baseball is looking for a hot dog tester. you would get paid to travel to different ballparks and try their hot dogs. you'd get a $500 paycheck and a
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food and travel budget. i don't know what kind of food budget you would need after eating these. reviews are based on appearance, quality, flavor of the bun. toppings and the ultimate hot dog value. if you want, the job opening is posted on official mlb food taste tester. yeah, what do you think? >> so i think you can use that food budget on imodium a.d., pepto, pepcid ac, because you're going to have all the issues in the, you know, eating all those hot dogs there. take me out to the ball game. how about take me outside and -- >> catch me outside. >> that's what this dog said to this bear. this dog defending his home, and he has big dog energy, there you see this little dog chasing that bear away, way to go, squirt, big dog energy. >> big dog energy. away, way to
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breaking overnight, protests in minnesota after police shoot and kill a driver during a traffic stop. the mayor of brooklyn center calling for calm overnight. the scene about ten miles from where former officer derek chauvin is on trial for the death of george floyd. also breaking overnight, the volcano emergency in the caribbean. ash covering parts of st. vincent, including the airport, even knocking out power. how long the eruption could last. prince harry is back in britain for his grandfather's funeral according to london newspapers. why duchess meghan is not with him. plus, how the uk is remembering prince philip. the covid survivor who was
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on a ventilator a year ago and is now running 20 miles. and in "the skinny," the "drivers license" star with a parking ticket. peyton manning and the dog named peyton manning. and everything we know about the "friends" reunion. it's monday, april 12th. ♪ i'll be there for you ♪ from abc news in new york, this is "world news now" with kenneth moton and mona kosar abdi. >> and we will be there for you, except for unlike thursday and friday when mona's off and i'm taking a couple weeks off. >> listen, let's not talk about me, we're not talking about me. >> oh, we're not? >> you know when you love something you set it free, if it comes back, it was meant to be. he came back y'all. >> i did come back. good morning. it's great to be back with you. so many headlines from over the weekend. we had prince philip, dmx. i'm fresh from minneapolis where i've been covering the derek chauvin trial. we are thinking about the
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community of minneapolis this morning and we're going to get right to that news. tensions boiling over after a driver is shot and killed by police. >> overnight, protesters chanting black lives matter as they clash with officers in riot gear. >> this is all unfolding just miles from where george floyd died as the trial for the officer charged with his murder enters week three. a deadly shooting not far from where a minneapolis police officer is on trial for the death of george floyd, last night in brooklyn center, minnesota, protesters clashed with officers, jumping on a police suv and using a concrete block to smash its windows. later, protesters surrounding police headquarters, officers firing flashbangs to disrupt the crowd. officers tried to arrest a driver on an outstanding warrant. when the man tried to get back into his vehicle, that's when police say an officer shot him.
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they say the car kept driving for several blocks, eventually crashing. the driver identified by family members as 20 year old dante wright, was pronounced dead at the scene. wright's mother says she was on the phone with him when police pulled him over. >> put the phone down and get out of the car. and dante said why, and they said we'll explain to you when you get out of the car. i heard the phone get put on the dashboard or dropped. and i heard scuffling and i heard the police say dante, don't run. and the officer said put the phone down and hung it up. >> police say the officers' body cameras were on at the time of the shooting which is now the subject of a state investigation. brooklyn center is only ten miles from minneapolis where defense attorneys will begin presenting their case in the trial of former officer derek chauvin in the death of george floyd. they'll argue that george floyd's health and heart issues led to his death last may.
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>> they're going to call experts. they're going to have an expert who's going to say this could have been considered an overdose. >> over the course of two weeks, the jury has heard from medical experts testifying that chauvin's actions were largely to blame for floyd's death. >> there's no evidence that we have died that night except for the interactions with law enforcement. >> back in brooklyn center overnight after police in riot gear left the scene, peaceful protesters gathered again. > we're here, we're peaceful. and we can solve this issue if all of us come together. >> and overnight, the mayor of brooklyn center imposed a curfew until 6:00 a.m. and called the shooting tragic and called for peaceful protests. now to the pandemic. in michigan the state's
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positivity rate is the highest in nearly a year and governor gretchen whitmer is suggesting a two-week pause for high school and indoor dining and youth sports. states are going to receive 85% less johnson & johnson vaccines thanks in part to a problem in baltimore that ruined 15 million doses. a new study finds the south african varian may be more likely to break through. those cases are still rare overall. president biden is holding a meeting today with a bipartisan group of lawmakers to discuss his $2 trillion infrastructure package as democrats signal a willingness to negotiate, republicans say they're open to working on a smaller bill. former new jersey governor and abc news contributor, chris christie says it's not an infrastructure plan because it contains items like health care. >> let's just be fair here.
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if donald trump had come out and called a dog a cat, which is what joe biden's doing, we would be outraged by the fact that he's lying, but when joe biden comes out, well, come on, it's joe. no, no, no. it's not true. >> all democrats are not supporting the bill. senator joe manchin's opposition to the proposed corporate tax hike could be enough to kill the deal. federal reserve chair jerome powell is predicting an economic boom. he told "60 minutes" the u.s. economy is about to start growing much more quickly. but powell warned the pandemic still poses a risk to the economy if we reopen too quickly and fail to keep the spread of the virus under control. there are reports prince harry is already in england for the funeral of his grandfather philip. >> he's said to be quarantining from his trip. >> as the world mourns the loss of queen elizabeth's husband, people are leaving floral memorials at royal residences like here at windsor castle since philip's death was announced friday.
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>> last name at the bafta awards, philip was remembered as the bafta organization's first president. more now from maggie rulli in london. >> reporter: the uk's in official mourning for the man being called the grandfather of the nation. the royal family gathering around the queen, mourning her beloved husband. >> thinking of others before herself. >> as always. >> but bearing up again, you know, it's that wave of affection for him and just lovely stories. they mean so much and the tributes have been just fantastic. that's really, really important. and we really do appreciate it. >> reporter: prince philip will have a small, family funeral, just 30 people due to covid restrictions. even boris johnson has given up his seat. prince harry will be there, but absent will be meghan who is pregnant and has been advised by doctors not to travel.
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it's the first time he will be back in the uk since revealing to oprah the rifts in his family. >> i think it would be good just for harry and william to talk, with no pressure of anyone else listening in. >> reporter: harry had a particularly-close relationship with his grandfather, sharing a love for the military. it was philip who was a rock for harry and william after their mother, princess diana, passed away. now many are hoping his funeral could be the moment the brothers reconnect. >> this is now a time when the royal family is very much united. i do think they are very much coming together over this issue to support one another. >> reporter: local papers are reporting that prince harry touched down here in london. because of the current covid restrictions, harry will have to quarantine for at least five days. it's not clear what family members if any harry will be able to see before the funeral on saturday. maggie rulli, abc news, london. >> thank you, let's stay there. because britain's famous pubs
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reopened for outdoor drinking after the latest covid shutdown. >> and brits are encouraged to head to their local pub and raise a pint in honor of prince philip. >> beer was his favorite. beverage for special occasions. he reportedly developed a taste for it while in the navy. because i heard that, you know, people in the navy, people in the military might like a beer or two. >> listen, people in the streets of new york, people everywhere. but this is a quote from the bbc. he said get me a beer. i don't care what kind it is, just get me a beer, he said i believe to the prime minister of italy at a dinner. because he didn't want the wine. he wanted the beer. coming up, new concerns about ash from that volcano in the caribbean. plus, a historic victory at the masters and a happy gilmore connection to sunday's round. and later in "the skinny," the rude awakening for "drivers
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license" singer olivia rodrigo about how driving isn't all about fun and games. you're watching "world news now." awakening for "dr
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♪ ♪ back now with the ash-covered areas of st. vincent
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in the caribbean. the island has been feeling tremors because of a volcanic eruption that started friday. officials are trying to find a way to remove tons of ash which has damaged buildings and caused power outages. the eruption forced about 16,000 people out of their homes. cruise ships are on standby to bring evacuees to other islands. iran is blaming israel for a blast. iran calls the blast an act of nuclear terrorism. israel's government has not confirmed or denied accusations. it could prevent iran from enriching uranium for months. it comes as lloyd austin arrived in israel amid talks to revive the nuclear deal. now to golf and the historic victory at augusta national. hideki matsuyama took home the green jacket, although he did not make it easy on himself. he nearly blew a six-shot lead on the back nine. winning the tournament by one stroke, he's the first japanese man to win a major.
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coming in second is will zalatoris who may now be known for resembling the happy gilmore caddie. he has embraced the running joke even putting the words "mr. gilmore, i'm your caddie" on one of his clubs. >> you nailed all those names. way to go, mona. >> thanks. when we come back, the big wins at the baftas. and the big headlines about the "friends" reunion, "the skinny" is next. b
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>> nomadland won and frances mcdormand took home the award for best actress. >> anthony hopkins won for his role of a man struggling with dementia in "the father." >> that's sir anthony hopkins to you. this year there was no bafta red carpet, but that didn't stop celebs from glamming up and posing for the gram. >> cynthia erivo was in this louis vuitton number. with matching strappy heels. >> and let's see that hubby and wife, priyanka chopra jonas and nick jonas. >> and that's giving me spaniard bull fighting vibes. >> she's giving me mona kosar abdi. back on this side of the pond, a touching tribute to a rap legend. >> rapper kid cudi wore a floral print dress similar to the one
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kurt cobain wore on stage. >> he received critical acclaim for the tribute, one calling it all about love. >> mona. >> hmm. >> stop. drop, because meantime, snl also showed lots of love to dmx over the weekend with a special tribute with a sign that said "rip dmx." dmx died on friday. he appeared as a musical guest on the show in 2000. an icon, a legend. changed the game. so his record label they said this. and i want to repeat it. his message of triumph over struggle, his search for the light out of darkness, pursuit of truth and grace brought us closer to our own humanity. nothing less than a giant, that dmx. >> he also saved that record
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label. he was the face of it for a long time. but i think we don't tend to give people their roses while they're still alive, or their flowers while they're still alive. let's talk about the fact that he was not only a mega superstar selling a lot of albums, but he also was an actor. he was a poet. he was so inspirational. he was a cultural icon. and we go back to movies like "belly." which are cult, they have a cult following and cult classics. and you seem to forget sometimes because his career lasted for so long. but this man was an icon. >> he had the roughriders' anthem. my anthem was "y'all going to make me lose my mind." i've been saying it my adult life at work. every single day. >> what's my name? i could go on. next to the countdown to the ultimate classic tv reunion. >> it's been confirmed in more than one way. the production team of "friends", the reunion shared what it called principle photography. >> they said that's a wrap. could we be any more excited. >> matthew perry actually shared this snap here and had to take
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it down of him getting makeup or something. do we have it? they took it down so fast. >> the cast members are reportedly getting paid up to $3 million each for this reunion, single episode. next to the cold hard reality of having your drivers license. >> months after "drivers license", the singer took to instagram with another sobering revelation. >> turns out they give you tickets for parking violations. finally an update on the dog named for peyton manning. >> the star called to check on the condition of the dog who managed to escape from the jaws of a bear. >> okay, so it happened just west of pittsburgh. peyton manning, the maltese silky terrier is recovering. peyton manning the superstar said he'd send a gift to the family there. >> he also recalls leaving the jaws of a bear, chicago bear. get it. >> yeah.
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coming up, the covid survivor who went from ventilators to track shoes. >> y'all going to make me lose my mind.
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something, i wouldn't be here if i thought reverse mortgages took advantage of any american senior, or worse, that it was some way to take your home. learn how homeowners are strategically using a reverse mortgage loan to cover expenses, pay for healthcare, preserve your portfolio, and so much more. a reverse mortgage loan isn't some kind of trick to take your home. it's a loan, like any other. big difference is how you pay it back. find out how reverse mortgages really work with aag's free, no-obligation reverse mortgage guide. with a reverse mortgage, you can pay whatever you can, when it works for you, or, you can wait, and pay it off in one lump sum when you leave your home. discover the option that's best for you. call today and find out more. i'm proud to be part of aag, i trust 'em, i think you can too.
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♪ and i ran ♪ ♪ i ran so far away ♪ welcome back. a father of two from new jersey is showing the world just how far he ran literally from covid. >> last year he was on a ventilator and doctors were not optimistic. our own will ganss is here with his optimistic story. >> that's right, mona. hey, kenneth. paulos santos had run a marathon once upon a time. and he said that was 15 years ago and many pounds ago, which is why his 20-mile run was quite the feat, given that he could barely stand up this time last year. one year ago today life looked very different for paulo santos. >> could barely stand. could barely take a shower by myself. >> but this morning, paulo is
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living proof of resiliency, just don't call him a survivor. >> i'm using the phrase thriver, not survivor from now on. >> last march, the husband and father was on a ventilator. >> we were dealing with pneumonia, respiratory failure, and covid. so he was really in a bad way. >> paulo spending time at two hospitals in new jersey as he fought the virus. >> let's put into perspective how hard these, these -- these professionals are working for us, right? to me, they're the ones that have survived one of the hardest years of their life. >> after returning home and getting back on his feet -- >> i get down my stairs to the driveway, to the mailbox. next thing i know i'm down the street. >> paulo had an idea that would spotlight the hard work of the health care professionals who saved his life. a run from center state medical center to jersey shore university, 20 miles all told. >> so to see someone say hey, i almost died, i want to recreate my steps. that is extremely touching. >> family, friends and health care workers lining the streets to cheer him on. >> no timers.
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no bibs, nothing like that at all. no finish line. no tape. it was just gratitude. >> three days after turning 40, paulo completing his 20-mile journey in less than four and a half hours. when your kids were watching you finish this race, what do you hope that they take away from this? >> it's about everybody else. they should know that whatever happened to me was because everybody else pulled through. >> paulo tells me he doesn't think this is the end of his running journey nor of his advocacy for covid survivors and thrivers. in fact, as of his 20-mile run, he's raised nearly $15,000 for those health care workers, you guys. >> such an incredible full-circle story. i love to see it. i don't know if i can run 20 miles anytime soon. >> you and me both. >> he's definitely thriving, and talk about a new lease on life when it comes to kicking that butt of that covid. >> thanks, will.
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news now," new outrage in minnesota. >> demonstrators clashing with officers in this minneapolis suburb just hours after police shot and killed a black man during a traffic stop. the latest from the scene. and an officer has been fired after this traffic stop. an army lieutenant in uniform pulled over and pepper sprayed by officers. now he's taking legal action against them. reports are surfacing that prince harry is back in england for the funeral of his grandfather. and they are the film awards that could point the way for the oscars in less than two weeks. the major winner, "nomadland", and the hilarious moment that has so many people talking this morning on this monday, april 12th.
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from abc news, this is "world news now." good monday morning. glad to have kenneth back in his seat. >> what did i miss? did i miss anything? >> ah, let's see. >> couple weeks not on "world news now." >> not at all. >> can i give a quick shout out to our friends at kstp in minneapolis. the morning team there especially got me through. i was there for two weeks. they worked so hard. a lot of "world news now" insomniacs there, too. but shout out to the whole team. kim, megan, chris, a friend of mine from back in the day. >> shout out to them. i'm sure you'll see them very shortly. >> they're busy, i'm sure, this morning. >> that's where we start, in minneapolis, and we begin with a curfew and protest overnight in minneapolis after a driver was shot and killed by police. >> officers used tear gas to disperse the crowd in the city of brooklyn center, not too far from where george floyd was killed.
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police say they were trying to arrest a man for an outstanding warrant, and he was shot when he tried to get back into his car. the car kept moving for several blocks before it crashed. >> the man died at the scene and was later identified as 20 year old dante wright. the governor tweeted that he's praying for wright's family as they mourn the life of another man taken by law enforcement. we do move on, there are new details this morning after two virginia police officers pulled over a black army officer with guns drawn and pepper sprayed him. >> police say since then one of the officers has been fired. elizabeth schulze has more. >> reporter: this morning, growing outrage over this newly-released body camera. >> open the door slowly and get out. >> what's going on? >> reporter: two virginia police officers threatening, drawing their guns and pepper spraying a uniformed u.s. army second lieutenant during a traffic stop. >> what's going on. >> get out of the car now.
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>> what's going on? >> what's going on, you're fixing to ride the lightning, son. >> reporter: the windsor, virginia officers say they stopped nazario for a missing rear license plate. even though he had a temporary plate taped to the back of his new suv. his hands raised, nazario, who is black and latino, recorded the incident on his cellphone, calmly telling the officers he's afraid to get out of his car. >> i'm honestly afraid to get out. >> you should be, get out. get out of the car. >> get your hands off me, please. get your hands off me. get your hands off me. get your hands off me. i didn't do anything. don't do that. >> sir, get out of car now. >> don't do that. don't do that. i'm trying to talk to you. i'm trying to talk to you. relax, can you please relax. can you please relax. >> get out of the car right now. >> this is not how you treat -- i'm actively serving this country and this is how you're going to treat me? i didn't do anything. whoa, hold on. what's going -- hold on. i -- watch it.
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>> he was eventually released with no charges. now nazario is suing the officers for violating his constitutional rights. >> why am i being treated like this? why? >> because you're not cooperating. get on the ground. >> you think officers should know better. the body cameras may be new, the violence isn't. >> reporter: one officer said in a report after the traffic stop that nazario willfully disregarded their order to pull over. the lawsuit says he waited less than two minutes to stop, wanting to get to this nearby well-lit gas station, some calling this the latest example of excessive use of force by police on people of color. >> they should have given clear, concise direction. answering questions if necessary. the level of force that was used for that type of infraction, which, by the way, is not even a crime. it's a violation of law, was excessive. >> reporter: elizabeth schulze, abc news, washington.
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>> the virginia state police announced last night that they have opened a criminal investigation into the incident at the request of the governor. now to the very latest developments in the coronavirus pandemic. surging cases and fewer vaccines this week. those fewer doses are because of problems in production of the johnson & johnson vaccine and cses are surging in michigan where the governor is suggesting a two-week pause in some activities. in hard-hit michigan where the positivity rate for covid-19 is the highest it's been in nearly a year, frontline medical staff battling another surge, describing the virus as spreading like wildfire. >> this surge is bigger than a year ago. >> this nurse said it was the worst shift of her career. >> going room to room to room for all eight hours. there was nothing else i could give them, nothing else i could do. >> hospitalizations in the upper midwest jumping 30% in the past
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week. north of detroit, a health care worker says patients are facing wait times of eight to ten hours. >> we don't have enough people to give the care that we need to. >> the federal government is now sending more people to michigan to help administer shots, as new worries over vaccine distribution grows. >> we are not out of the tunnel yet. we have to keep pushing ahead with vaccinations until we are fully done. >> the u.s. set a single day record on saturday. the white house says more than 4.5 million shots were administered in 24 hours. over a third of americans now receiving one or more doses. but hindering the fight, a sharp decline in the supply of the johnson & johnson vaccine, expected to drop 85% this week. >> last week we got 20,000 doses. this week we're getting about 2500 doses. >> as the need for vaccines vary dramatically from region to region, the government is considering new ways to meet the demand. ispoke earlier with dr. maldonado.
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with some hospitals in michigan nearly overwhelmed with covid cases, the governor wants the biden administration to send more vaccines to the state. but the administration so far is not doing that. what are the pros and cons of surging the vaccines where they're most needed? >> it's really hard to know exactly what the biden plan is. i think they're having a hard time trying to distribute to everybody and focus on the highest-risk areas. >> a new study warns the pfizer vaccine may not provide full protection from the south african variant. how concerned should we be about this? >> we've always been concerned that the vaccines wouldn't be effective against the variants that might break through. we still need to distance and mask when we're in public. >> and do we know if these vaccine makers are making
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boosters that can help with these potentially new variants? >> yeah, absolutely. the companies are well aware of what's going on. and they are working on next-generation vaccines for sure. boosters or even primary doses if we really need them for new vaccines that could overcome new variants to come. >> all right, dr. maldonado, thank you. >> thanks a lot. president biden is hosting a bipartisan meeting today to push his $2 trillion infrastructure plan. some republicans suggest they're willing to compromise by supporting a smaller package, but they say the plan to raise the corporate tax rate to pay for the bill is a non-starter. the white house hasn't ruled out passage without republicans but they still have to convince all democrats to get on board. let's get to a story in norway. >> so police in oslo say a man died in 2011, but no one noticed for nearly a decade. they say he died around the time prince william and kate had their wedding in 2011. but his body wasn't found until
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this past december when a maintenance person opened his apartment. >> neighbors didn't suspect anything and his bills continued to be paid automatically from his bank account. i feel like we've heard this type of story before. >> uh-huh. >> because of the automatic payments. the bills are getting paid. and then someone passes away. >> apparently, he wasn't the most social person. he was married a few times. he did have kids. nobody was checking on him. >> so i guess the message from this, and what we can take from this, check on your neighbors, especially during this pandemic. >> yes. >> people have been on lockdown and stuck inside. if you get a chance just to, you know, i don't know, if you know your neighbor, maybe knock on the window, make sure they're okay. >> while you're alive, call a friend every now and then and check in. i know my sister after two hours is ready to set out an amber alert. why don't you answer your phone! >> keep in mind i didn't hear from mona at all the past two weeks.
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>> that is a lie. that is a lie. coming up -- why you liein' like that? the movie that's almost a lock to win at the oscars. and remembering prince phillip. his grandson prince harry is said to be back in england. and what we're hearing from the iland where he's considered a god. and later in the mix, a bear in a house and what happened next. you're watching "world news now." >> she did not check on me. >> just because you didn't news now."
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back now with the elders on the south pacific island of tanna, where britain's prince philip was worshipped. he visited the area in 1974, and the local people never forgot about him. they held a ceremony to honor him and they are expected to now worship prince charles. some in britain have called philip the grandfather of the nation. >> saturday's funeral will be a small event, and there will be plenty of attention paid to one particular royal family member. >> reporter: this morning, prince harry reportedly back in britain after the death of his grandfather. harry has not been to england for more than a year, having left his royal duties to move to california with duchess meghan
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markle. harry now preparing to see his family for the first time since that bombshell interview with oprah where the couple alleged concerns within the palace about how dark their skin's son might be. >> about how dark your baby is going to be? >> potentially and what that would mean or look like. >> ooh. >> harry will be at prince phillip's funeral without meghan who is pregnant and has been advised by doctors not to travel. now many are wondering if prince philip's death will heal the royal rift. princes william and harry will reportedly walk behind philip's casket, similar to how they walked behind their mother's casket. the funeral will be held saturday. according to restrictions in england, harry must quarantine for five days after his arrival. >> whether there will be an opportunity to have some of those more difficult conversations about things going on and the disagreements remains
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to be seen. if harry is quarantining he may not be able to meet in person. >> reporter: this morning the royal family is gathering around the queen, including her son prince andrew, who has kept out of the public eye amid controversy over his friendship with the late sex offender jeffrey epstein. >> the queen as you would expect is an incredibly stoic person, and she described his passing as a miracle and she's contemplating, i think is the way that i would put it. she described it as having left a huge void in her life. but her family, we, the ones that are close are rallying around to make sure that we're there to support her. >> and due to covid restrictions, only 30 people wll attend philip's funeral, but it will be broadcast on abc's news coverage and begins saturday at 9:30 eastern. coming up, the new prizes for "nomadland" and frances mcdormand.
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snobbish people, and they approve me. >> less than two weeks from the oscars, and the notoriously tough crowd across the pond has named their favorites in film. >> i was very honored to be nominated, the winner now. >> yuh jung youn cheering from home. >> i need work, i like work. >> "nomadland" feeling right at home with frances mcdormand taking best actress. only the second woman to win best director and the first woman of color to do so. >> i think i just made my teacher in college very proud. >> and a surprise win for best actor. >> i am not leaving my flat!
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i am not leaving my flat! >> sir anthony hopkins for "the father". >> presenters joining live from royal albert hall, but the winners and nominees joining virtually. "promising young woman" winning. >> this is a dream come true. i'm sorry, i'm so shocked. >> the debut writer/director wearing one of many dazzling looks as the fashion was red carpet ready in london, los angeles and beyond. leslie odom jr. in versace. cynthia erivo in louis vuitton. as we head into oscar sunday, carey mulligan's odds dropped bt still the frontrunner. anthony hopkins helped improve odds for "the father." >> got to call my bookie, i guess. >> i'll be your bookie.
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>> okay. >> 10%, though. >> oh. coming up, bikini skiing. b.
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something, i wouldn't be here if i thought reverse mortgages took advantage of any american senior, or worse, that it was some way to take your home. learn how homeowners are strategically using a reverse mortgage loan to cover expenses, pay for healthcare, preserve your portfolio, and so much more. a reverse mortgage loan isn't some kind of trick to take your home. it's a loan, like any other. big difference is how you pay it back. find out how reverse mortgages really work with aag's free, no-obligation reverse mortgage guide. with a reverse mortgage, you can pay whatever you can, when it works for you, or, you can wait, and pay it off in one lump sum when you leave your home. discover the option that's best for you. call today and find out more. i'm proud to be part of aag, i trust 'em, i think you can too.
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all right, it's time now for your monday mix, and we are pouring one out for the loss of some wine. over in france, apparently, frigid temperatures, a big freeze spelled disaster for some french vineyards. >> no! >> pour one out for the 2021 harvest, y'all, because apparently some legendary vineyards got hit. and it wasn't just the grapes. peachtrees, nectarines, apricots, and about 90% of the farmers' crops were destroyed. they tried to light these candles in order to salvage what's left, but it was a big disaster. >> that is very tough to see. and obviously, when it comes to the prices it's going to impact across the globe.
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>> they work so hard and it takes one deep freeze to ruin it all. speaking of deep freeze, let's go to some bikini skiing in sochi. this marks the end of the winter season in sochi. there are men, women, everybody's got bikinis on, right? all skiing in those frigid temperatures there? >> i've never been snowboarding or skiing, but i'm guessing it takes a lot of physical activity. it might keep you warm? >> i actually overheat and say i can't wear a lot of winter gear because i'm going to sweat. >> there you go. >> i can just do this right here. >> congratulations. if you're not also ready to shed your quarantine 15 we have a job for you. apparently major league baseball is looking for a hot dog tester. you would get paid to travel to different ballparks and try their hot dogs. you'd get a $500 paycheck and a food and travel budget.
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i don't know what kind of food budget you would need after eating these. reviews are based on appearance, quality, flavor of the bun. toppings and the ultimate hot dog value. if you want, the job opening is posted on official mlb food taste tester. yeah, what do you think? >> so i think you can use that food budget on imodium a.d., pepto, pepcid ac, because you're going to have all the issues in the, you know, eating all those hot dogs there. take me out to the ball game. how about take me outside and -- >> catch me outside. >> that's what this dog said to this bear. this dog defending his home, and he has big dog energy, there you see this little dog chasing that bear away, way to go, squirt, big dog energy. >> big dog energy. to
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right now on "america this morning." breaking news. police fatally shoot a man during a traffic stop near minneapolis. igniting violence on the street. smashing windows and surrounding the police station. officers firing flash bangs and a curfew in place. >> miles from where george floyd was killed. the trial resuming this morning. the latest from minneapolis. >> also developing over night. nuclear sabotage. a power outage at a site in iran. >> a major power outage and concern about another eruption. now the ash clouds

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