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eyewitness news i won't be canceling my netflix subscription. >> it's going to be more productive and better for your business. >> you can get an amen this morning, teej. trips to the beach, visits to ballparks, butter sculptures at state fairs not to mention one of the more unique annual events. >> this one in particular, the annual motorcycle rally in sturgis, south dakota, attracting more than a million people to the usually quiet black hills. >> this is the 75th automobile sturgis motorcycle rally. it starred monday and will continue through sunday. >> summertime, all kinds of festivals and what not. this is one among them. coming up, your chance to cash in on the $16 billion clothing resale market. >> also ahead, finding help from a hotel robot running errands when nobody else can. the famous family making this robot possible.
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and later -- >> it's summer party season. we have cool ideas for soup, salad and awesome an margaritas. i'm tim laird, the chief entertaining ideas. those delicious ideas are coming up. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" weather, brought to you by southern new
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bill clinton tweeted i hope flotus allows you to have some cake today. >> au lose to have some cake. you think she gives him a hard time about let's move? >> lots of wives keep an eye on their husband's diets, yeah. how about we go to san francisco where some hotel patrons are getting the treatment these days. you might be surprised by who or what is providing that sfleemt it's moving around the malls with quiet efficiency and doing quite a job in the meantime. jonathan bloom of our san francisco station reports. >> reporter: it might take you by surprise. what just happened in the elevator? >> i dodged a robot. >> reporter: without a doubt, you'll have questions. >> can they respond if you talk? >> reporter: and more importantly, what is it? >> it's dash the robot. it's a friendly robot that canning take items to your room. >> reporter: you see the front deck get requests for all sorts of things, toothbrushes to toothpaste. towels someone has to stop what they're doing to bring it upstairs unless that someone is
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a robot. now dash comes from a famous family. his parents and grandparents are the big robots used in research and occasionally viral vid yoeds. but what the pr 2 can't do is carry french fries to your room without somebody taking them. this one with the locking bin can do that in dash doesn't vin hands and doesn't need them to call the elevator. >> the robot can talk to it using robot tell lep think or wi-fi. >> reporter: if you notice a resemblance to one of the most famous robots ever? >> remind you of anybody? >> maybe r 2 d it. >> we took inspir ration from r r2d2 and also in the friendly noises. >> reporter: -- is scanning the ground for ob obstacles and dodging them to get to your room. a phone call tells you the robot's arrived. but dash won't open his door till you open yours.
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after you grab that toothbrush. >> awesome. >> reporter: it hangs out for another seven or eight sec seconds before it leaves and that's a selfie thing. >> reporter: jonathan bloom, abc 7 news. >> you like it? >> you and i were having this argument during the piece that it reminded me of rosie from the jettisoneds. >> how? rosie was a big piece of machinery. she's a big maid. >> she was not a big maid. >> she was. she was not a little thing like that. >> she was compact. >> will somebody fleece look at this insomniac hotel? why check in if you ain't going to get no sleep? what's the point? >> they don't have beds. we'll be right back. stick with us.
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"world news now we have some cool and delicious drinks and food for your next summer together. america's chief entertaining officer and author of "that's entertaining," tim laird is here with gourmet ideas. >> i love to be here. we always have fun and bring some fun ideas. >> you do. >> it's august. so the heat is here. i've got fun ways to beat the heat with summer treats. >> great. >> starting out, i always like to set up a self serve margarita station. it's really simple and easy to do.
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instead of sweet and sour or a margarita mix, i just simply use lemonade as the base. then it is a margarita station. i always look for good tequila. you can see it with the horseshoe. 100% pure agave. i'm going to put 1.5 ounce in. then what i like to do is set out different flavors so your guests can make flavor add margaritas. a little watermelon puree, raspberry, mango, peach nectar, pomegranate juice. i'm going to use peach nectar in mine. >> use lemonade as the base and whatever other puree you want to add in. >> and there it is, cheers. let's see how we did. mm. light, refreshing. how is that? >> delicious. >> fantastic. >> here's another trick i like to do. i make these glasses ahead of time. people either want salt or not. i only put it on half the glass. if you want salt, drink from this side, if you don't drink from the other. >> do half and half like i do.
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>> let me try it. absolutely. that's fun. >> wonderful. >> let's start with a cool refreshing soup. this is basically in a blender. a half a cantaloupe diced. to that i'm going to add about a cup of orange juice. that goes in. and then i want a little sweetener. using agave sweetener. you can use honey. about a half ounce. i want a little sweet in there. >> what's the difference between using honey or agave? >> they're both good sweeteners. agave is low in glycemia and comes from the plant they use to make tequila. i thought there's a tie in. it's delicious. now you can find it all over. agave nectar. squeeze of lime, is citrus to go in there and basil. i do want a little heat. so i'm going to put a little bit of ha ba narrow pepper. about a third of one. that quickly comes together. what i like to do is pour it in
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an individual container so your guests can serve themselves. >> i was wondering how you make soup easy. >> you chill it. serve it to your guests and it tastes great. >> what's the best way to -- are you supposed to use a spoon? >> when you've got them in the individual servings like this, you go cheers and sip. mm. delicious? >> tim, i hate cantaloupe. i hate cantaloupe. i love this. >> isn't that delicious be? basil adds a little character. >> it has more flavor and a kick but not too much. >> the heat is in there. that's our soup course. how about our salad course? i see a lot of summer recipes with watermelon and feta cheese. you get the salty sweet combination. we took it farther. this is my mediterranean twist on that. we still have the feta cheese, cucumber, dill, calmat ta olives in there and just a little bit of greek dressing. that all comes together. i put this in small plastic cups
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themselves. isn't it good? all those flavors. it is a nice balance. >> feels like a salad but fresher. >> it is. >> dessert, we want a cool refreshing dessert. a lot of restaurants have fried ice cream. that's hard to do at home. i've got a trick. take a scoop of ice cream, roll it in i've crushed up cinnamon toast cereal and roll it around the ice cream, put it in ramekins. when you've got to that stage, you can store them in the freezer. when your guests are there, bring them out. add caramel, chocolate, whatever they like. >> fantastic. tim laird, you always have the best of the best. >> always love being here. it's always fun. >> remember to look for our recipes on wnnfans.com. you're watching "world news now." i'm going to double fist right now. i'm not sure which one to start with. >> i'm going back, too. m m.
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okay. if you're cleaning out your closets for new back to school clothes and fashion, you might want to look twice before throwing your old clothes away. >> depending on the condition, they could be worth a lot of money, maybe hundreds -- just hundreds of dollars. >> what clothes do you wear? abc's brandi hitt, check this out. >> now, i'm getting ready to sell this. >> reporter: dress slirt and accessory shelley removes from her closet, she counts as money in her pocket. >> once i start adding everything up, easy, easy $10,000. easy. >> reporter: that's because instead of throwing her used clothes away she's been selling
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them for the last 25 years. >> i started supplementing my income with it. so it's win win. >> reporter: it's all part of the growing resale market with revenues now topping $16 billion a year. stores like crossroads, close mentor, buffalo exchange and plato's closet are opening new shops across the country and buy used clothes. >> hello. >> reporter: in one week, lohan made nearly $500 at this palm desert clothes mentor. >> we go based on brand, style and condition. they get paid cash on the spot. >> reporter: to get the most cash for your clothes, experts suggest gently used, no holes or stain. they need to be clean and follow the last two to three years in style trends. >> even less expensive clothes you can resell. >> absolutely. forever 21 is a good one. >> reporter: costume jewelry like this 5 bucks. but a designer purse can fetch
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had undreads. millennials see the trend as helping the environment. >> it's not going away. we have a bunch of clothes in our closet we never wore. >> reporter: for lohan, her latest sale is cash towards her next shopping trip. >> it's not always what you want but something's better than nothing be? brandi hitt, palm desert, california. >> you're on it. >> i am. you know what else i'm on? i love this lining in your jacket. look at that. it's a t.j. holmes classic. how much would you get for this? >> you know what? you want me to tell the people what you just did? >> what you do eni just did? >> just wait for the in case you missed it at the end of the week. >>en 0 our "world news now" facebook page.
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are you kidding he? this morning on "world news now," stage set. the candidates appearing tomorrow night at the first republican debate. who's in, who's out, and the candidates in damage control mode. >> speaking out. latest comments from the officer who shot and killed michael brown in ferguson, missouri, one year ago. and how they're already sfiring up his critics. ray rice the former nfl player in the middle of a domestic abuse scandal. his comments about that infamous video and domestic violence. and dropping hints about one direction's new sound. what's next for the biggest boy band on the planet after one popular performer quit. >> feel like this is the place we want to be now with our music and stuff. it's as i said earlier, quite an electic sort of sound. their new album and off the charts popularity. it's wednesday, august 5th.
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from abc news, this is "world news now" with t.j. holmes and reena ninan. >> oh, boy, we now know which republican presidential candidates will be on stage tomorrow night in cleveland, big unveil. just a few hours ago. >> so excited about this. >> this cracks me up of all the things, nba finals, super bowl. >> world cup. >> world cup. this is the event i haven't seen you get the most excited about. >> politics, i love it. now you've got the stage set with these you have some characters. it's fair to say, you have some characters on stage. but now the stage is set. fox news picked these folks on the basis of polling numbers. yes, donald trump is topping the list of the ten who will be on stage tomorrow night for the big event. but it's jeb bush this morning who is the focus of attention over his comments on women's health. here now abc's lana zak. >> reporter: as the world finds
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out exactly who's in and house out of thursday's first presidential debate, one candidate may already be on damage control. >> i'm not sure we need a half a billion dollars for women's health issues. >> reporter: that comment from jeb bush cage during a conversation about defunding planned parenthood and it triggered a fast reaction from democratic candidate hillary clinton hob fired back on twitter saying you are absolutely unquivly wrong. now he's got not problem giving billions of dollars away to super wealthy and powerful corporation busy i guess women's health just isn't a priority for him. >> reporter: come thursday, he may be called to explain himself. bush will be standing near center stage right beside the front-runner. no stranger to controversy himself, donald trump. both bush and scott walker are trump's closest competition but still polling at half of trump's number. the other seven men on stage are far behind. seven candidates didn't even make the cut including some of trump's biggest critics like rick perry and lindsey graham
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relegated to a separate afternoon debate. while nearly all candidates came together for a forum in person and by satellite, trump skipped out. calls to his phone went unanswered getting this message instead. >> this is donald trump and i'm running for the presidency of the united states of america. hope to see you on the campaign trail. we're going to do it. >> the mailbox is full and cannot accept any messages at this time. good-bye. >> reporter: the real face-off come thursday. lana zak. >> now to the wildfires in the west. the largest in northern california now 20% contained. thanks to cooler temperatures and higher humidity. but the rocky fire scorched more than 101 square miles and still threatens more than 7,000 homes. summertime evacuations because of wildfires happen almost annually but this year they say it's different. >> this is the first time that i'm really feeling afraid that i could lose my house.
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>> yeah, that woman one of 13,000 people forced to pack up and evacuate as more than 3200 firefighters are working on just this blaze statewide. more than 10,000 are fighting the wildfires into california not the only western state with wildfires and central washington, the so-called wolverine wildfire has now burned more than 40 square miles. it began more than hey month ago. the remoteness of the area posing a challenge in particular for the more than 250 firefighters. the property owners say the forest service should have been more aggressive. >> we wouldn't change anything in those tactics because it's all a matter of being able to safely engage that fire. our firefighters safety and the public safety is our primary mission and concern. >> there's also thick smoke in much of this resort area which local business owners worry may chase away tourists. the fire forced the evacuation of several camp grounds and lodges. new details about the deadly tent collapse during a violent
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storm in new hampshire. we know the circus did not have the required permit to set up the tent. the show got under way shortly after the national weather service issued a severe thunderstorm warning. the storm hit 15 minutes later killing a father and a 6-year-old daughter and injuring more than 30 people. >> i was trying to get out, and i was running and i slipped. and then that's when the pole hit he me on the head. >> that storm was a microburst packing 75-mile-an-hour winds. it's unclear if the circus knew the storm was coming but officials say it's the responsibility of the circus operator to monitor the weather. new york city man suing the nypd for $25 million claiming he was the victim of a beating by the police that was spurred by their homophobia. the incident was captured on video by a neighbor across the street. luis falcon said he was pulled out of his house by officers responding to a noise complaint. he says the cops then beat him
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while shouting homophobic slurs. >> i look at it. i'm disturbed as a person, as a gay man, as a human being. >> nypd says falconee became belligerent and uncooperative when officers. arrived. he was restained and taken to hospital for evaluation into in. if erg son, missouri, michael brown's death at the hands of a white police officer touchdown off days of protest. brown's mother calls that officer evil and "a waste of space." the officer speaking out about his life after the shooting. ears's steve osunsami. >> in an interview that rile his critics, darren wilson tells "the new yorker" he can't find work. he says the shooting and killing of michael brown junior nearly a year ago, it's too hot an issue so it makes me unemployable saying no police force will hire him. when he started, would go at a boot store tore shocking shelves, he had to quit after
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reporters started calling. after cleaning cleared twice in the shooting, he said there were threats about doing stung to his only unborn child. we try to go somewhere with like minded individuals. he acknowledges the lack of job opportunities in the predominant lit black neighborhoods he once policed. he says there's a lack of initiative to find work saying you can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink. his first comment his interview with george stephanopoulos. >> i'm sorry there was loss of life. >> he says he's watched the protests across the country over police methods and says everyone is so quick to jump to race. steve oh sun sapmy, abc news, atlanta. >> we turn to former baltimore ravens running back ray rice speaking to espn telling our sister network he considers himself "a rehabilitated man" following that domestic abuse case in which he was seen knock out his now wife in a casino elevator.
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he understands some people will never get past what he did. now he claims he's just trying to live day to day. >> to the survivors of domestic violence, i understand how real it is. i don't want to ever take that for granted because it's a real issue in our society and you know, my video, you know, put the light out there. if you have never seen what domestic looks like, and you can look at my video, i can understand why some people will never forgive me. >> he says he understands why teams would shy away from him. he's hoping for a second chance. he hasn't played since last season. a youth basketball team for virginia disqualified from a national tournament. all because one of its players is a girl. the charlottesville are you cavaliers got the bad fuss when they traveled to myrtle beach for the semifinals. 10-year-old kimora johnson has been on the team since she was 5. tournament officials say their rules clearly state girls and boys have to play with their own gender.
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>> i was like in shock. and i just wished my teammates got to play and i could have sat out. >> teammates in shock, too. even though they were kicked out, the entire team showed up wearing these pink uniforms as a silent aren't protest. their coach threatening to sue. anybody who's been to an airport you see strange stuff out there. it happened on the tarmac in milwaukee. >> that's where they're famous for racing sausages. yep, sausages, the kind you eat. they're also helping baggage handlers do their job. they entertain fans at miller park. >> some of the fans worked southwest flights because southwest is sponsor of the team. >> you know what i would love to see? washington nationals at ronald reagan international airport. i'd love to see those presidents help with the baggage claim. >> why is that? >> the presidents, they run around during the baseball game. >> okay. >> i'd love to ethem help with security. security or your bags. >> okay.
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>> i think that would be a nice addition to the airport. >> hope you're listening, folks. we've got "the mix" coming your way. internet outrage raining down on whoa foods. wait till you see what they're trying to sell you. >> also ahead, new direction. new hints about the boy band's new album after their gma performance. who is sounding a new alarm about legionnaires disease, the often silent killer here in new york and elsewhere in the country. >> follow us on facebook, wnnfans.com and twit twer twer @abcwnn. you're watching "world news now."s! supersize your lashes. hypnotize the guys!er @abcwnn. you're watching "world news now."er @abcwnn. you're watching "world news now."ter @abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." with the amazing lash styler brush. it loads on. combs through. for dramatic volume. corner to corner. volumize. mesmerize. supersize your lashes. advertise your eyes! the super sizer. new from easy, breezy, beautiful.
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>> the plenty of work to be done right now. a huge repair on that sinkhole. it opened up yesterday in brooklyn, new york. it's believed the street caved in when a four-foot water main sfrung a leak. the hole 20 feet deep and 20 feet by 20 feet across. that's big enough to park three mid size cars in it. water service in the area is expected to be out for some time. stay here in new york now. city officials believe they know the source of an outbreak of legionnaires disease that has claimed more than half a dozen lives. >> it's believed the number could be actually climb given how the disease affects people. here's more everywhere abc's ceciliaia vega. >> reporter: tonight, an urgent call from the mayor of new york. >> symptoms include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. if you have these symptoms please immediately seek
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treatment. >> reporter: five new cases of legionnaires' disease in the past 24 hours alone. in all, 86 people infected, 7 deaths. an outbreak traced back to five contaminated water cooling towers. experts say the airborne bacteria can spread from large air conditioning systems, showers, even public fountains. this is one of the locations in the bronx where legionnaires' disease started from a contaminated cooling tower on the top of this hospital. it's an invisible mist that travels up to seven miles away and the people who contracted it were most likely doing exactly what i'm doing right now, just walking in the neighborhood around new york, residents are worried. >> it's very scary! >> reporter: and now, another case in detroit. 58-year-old debbie kidd complained of a migraine last week. she died. doctors say it was legionnaires'. the cooling towers here in new york have been cleaned. but legionnaires' disease can have an incubation period that
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can last up to two weeks. doctors here now worry there could be more kays to come. cecilia vega, abc news, new york. >> it's scary but some of the symptoms are very much like the flu, cough, headache, icky body. you can think you have the flu when you have a far more serious disease. >> you've got to pay attention. you get some soup, get det rest and fluids and that's it -- i was talking to richard besser about this the other day, yesterday morning. again, it was one of those things where yeah, this is not something we think about or talk about that often. now we're being educated. coming up in our next half hour, renters from hell. shown on videotape allegedly stealing tens of thousands in valuables. the fingers are pointed at an airbnb guest seen going into a room that was off limits. >> but first the new musical direction for one direction. the latest hints about the boy band's new sound. and upcoming album.
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you're watching "world news now." nobody can drag me down
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"world news now >> oh, it was a big morning. one direction sharing their story on "good morning america" yesterday. that was in central park. there was a packed house. fans waiting in line throughout the night and wait list of 20,000 people to get in. >> they got rained on. bad. some of them.
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in the middle of the night. of course, they're one direction fans. they're not going anywhere. >> they stuck around. >> there was lightning, as well. it was kind of serious but the fans weren't disappointed because as their fan base copies to grow, the guys are growing up, as well. amy row back caught up with the crew >> reporter: they're at it again, one direction. melting the hearts of millions of fans and setting the internet ablaze with the unexpected release of their new hit single "drag me down." nobody can drag me down, nobody, nobody >> reporter: the way you introduced the single you surprised your fans. how long had that been in the works? >> we wanted to kind of drop it and see what happened. it was fun. i think. yeah, we're enjoying the new, it's a little more aggressive nobody can drag me down >> your new single "drag me down," lou is it different than your other songs? >> we've slowly introduced our
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fans to different music over the years. i feel like this is the place we want to be now with our music and stuff. it's as i said earlier quite an electric sort of sounds. >> the new sound was a record breaker. according to spotify, drag me down was streamed more than 4.75 million times on the day of its release. the song is part of a new album expected out late her fall. it will be the first album since former band member zayn malik left the group abruptly just over four months ago. his departure left millions of one d fans wondering would they stay together or split up. >> i think when any team loses a member the team is kind of bond a little bit stronger. i feel we got a bit stronger. as long as he's happy we're happy too. >> reporter: there's even more news on the way. louis tomlinson will soon be a dad. >> i want to congratulate you on your upcoming fatherhood. >> thank you. yeah, obviously, it's a very exciting time.
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so thank you. >> reporter: the band credits all their success to their fans who in turn are dying to know just one thing. >> we polled the crowd here and asked them for a couple questions to ask you. one of them that stood out to me was what equates do you look for in a woman? >> you're single, respect you? you're a single man. >> i like -- i like someone that's cute. i like someone sweet. but like doesn't know that they're hot. >> i like someone quite chill with pretty eyes. >> i suppose you want someone who don't take themselves too seriously, that you can have a laugh with. >> i'm amy row back in new york. >> thank you. >> i like someone within chill with pretty eyes. >> that's the one i was caught up on. somebody that doesn't know she's hot but still hot. >> i think at the means somebody not so conceited and into herself. >> so confused. >> humility goes a long way, ladies. >> doesn't know she's hot but hot.
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all right. at the top of the mix" here, we want to start with stereotypes and knocking them down. folks, take a moment, close your isis and imagine a female engineer. and what comes to mind or even just an engineer i should say and the first thing that comes to mind is probably not this young lady. that is what we're challenging. this is an ad here for a firm. you see the t-shirt she's wearing, one log in i believe is the name of it. an engineering company out in the bay area. they put up ads essentially trying to attract engineers. this one got a lot of attention because this young lady posted this along with something on her facebook page and it got a lot of attention because nobody thinks what an engineer is supposed to look like. >> there you go. >> she's so beautiful. >> it got negative attention thinking the company was okay, she's too she's beautiful to be an engineer. this is a ploy, if you will. you plucked her out. she posted this afterwards
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saying what she does. saying, i help build enterprise software #i look like an engineer. that started a movement online people using that hash tag, other female engineers yes, i look like an engineer. we all look like an engineer. it's not what you think of. but it started a movement and knocked down the stereotypes. a big deal trying to get more women and young girls into some of these stem fields. >> so important. to see they're cool and seem very personable. it's a wonderful campaign especially for young girls. remember whole foods they have the whole controversy over the scales that would weight the products at whole foods that some of them were really off. they were overcharging people. well now, an editor over at the l.a. times magazine found this. asparagus water being sold by whole foods. the associate editor at the l.a. magazine posted this. and then wrote the caption somewhere in l.a. whole foods
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execs are laughing at all of us. you see the 16-ounce vengie water which retails for $5.99. it's whole foods who put it together. and tried to sell it. >> asparagus water. >> it was meant to be the essence of asparagus in water. >> what does that mean? >> we have so many different flavored waters. it's supposed to be like flavored water. they pulled it from brentwood hills whole foods. it's not going to be sold. >> the cucumber water you get at the resort is delicious. >> i'm not sure about asparagus water. one last thing from a company called genworth. this is supposed to help you young folks feel what it's like to be 70 years old. puts you into your 70-year-old self. it changes your muff mass, your hearing and vision give you a better appreciation of the body >> i'm alex trebek.
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this morning on "world news now," unpredictable danger. the fires burning through northern california so intense, they're creating their own weather system. the dangerous battle today for firefighters in several states. >> and political showdown. the republicans making it to the first presidential campaign debate tomorrow night. who will be there, which candidate also is facing new controversy. >> bargain battle. new challenges for online shoppers looking for discounts. the retail trend that's costing consumers. and where to find hidden deals. >> and muppets shake-up. fans of kermit the frog and miss piggy can't believe the heart breeking headlines. rumblings about a big change in their relationship on the "skinny" on this wednesday, august 5th. from abc news, this is "world news now" with t.j. holmes and reena ninan. hey there everybody. on this wednesday.
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>> good for you. >> morning. right? >> we got to the start out west once again, just a mess. these western wildfires, the largest one you've been hearing so much about in california it's called the rocky fire. it's 20% contained now. thanks to cooler temperatures and some higher humidity yesterday. >> but a storm on the way that may bring lightning and strong winds. abc's clayton sandell explains. >> reporter: the 100-square mile rocky fire is threatening nearly 7,000 homes. >> over the past several days, what we have seen is explosive fire behavior. >> reporter: the fire jumped this highway, starting a spot fire that itself was 3200 acres. it's not as hot, but the fire is now generating its own weather. moisture from plants and heat combine rising and forming clouds. those clouds can bring rain but also lightning and dangerous down drafts that make a fire unpredictable. the firefighters tell us when you sometimes see a fire tornado, a fire whirl as they call it, that means the air here
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is extremely unstable. watch from above. these flames appear to go out. but when the wind changes slightly, just 15 seconds later, the fire explodes again in a different direction. there's a thick layer of ash on the ground and the whole place kind of smells like you stuck your head in a charcoal grill. but i want to show you something rather serious. this tree appears to have stopped burning. but if you come down here to the roots underground, it's still burning hot. this can go on for hours, even days longer and could lead to flare-ups. stopping those flare-ups now up to 3200 firefighters and a fleet of helicopters and planes, including military tankers protecting the homes of 13,000 evacuees. >> this is the first time that i'm feeling afraid that i could lose my house. >> reporter: and thanks to the fire, schools here will start a week late. this is the area where some of those 24 homes were lost. you can see some of the destruction left behind. and with thousands more
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threatened, firefighters are working desperately to make sure no one else loses their home. clayton sandell, abc news, lower lake, california. >> thank you so much. a wildfire in a rugged air of central washington is also growing. so far it's only destroyed one structure and some campgrounds and people have been evacuated. the thick smoke in the area poses a health hazard. local business owners are worried it may scare away of the year. the wolverine fire has consumed more than 40 square miles. >>.officials saying a circus did not have a permit to set it up. responsible for monitoring the the show got under way minutes after a severe thunderstorm warning was issued. the storm of sent heavy steel poes flying, brought down the entire tent with 100 people inside. a father and his 6-year-old daughter were killed. more than 30 others were injured. the worst of the never
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ending heavy rain in the tampa st. petersburg area is over but the ekes are still there. area rivers are at high levels and pose a threat of more flooding. many evacuated are still out of their homes and it will take awhile for all the floodwaters to recede and all the land to dry out. checking today's forecast, tampa dries out. but more rainfalls today from new orleans to orlando. excessive heat warnings in parts of the west with triple digit temperatures. rain in parts of the northeast. from the northern rockies to minneapolis. >> triple digs in phoenix and dallas. 90s nbc memphis and washington, d.c. 80s notice kansas city. 70sness portland, seattle and detroit. the most powerful storm of the year is on track to hit taiwan this week after slamming into a tiny u.s. commonwealth. as it peaks, the super typhoon is packing winds up to 180 miles an hour. medical supplies pouring into the island as residents struggle with flooding, impassable roads and outages. a number of people were injured but there were no reports of
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fatalities. today president obama is expected to deliver his strongest sales pitch so far for the nuclear deal. yesterday the president met privately for more than two hours with jewish leaders at the white house seeking their support. israeli leader benjamin netanyahu in a webcast railed against the agreement as a bad deal that leaves tehran on the brink of a bomb. >> the nuclear deal with iran doesn't block iran's path to the bomb it actually paves the way to the bomb. >> we focused exclusively on iran's nuclear program and the potential of iran having a nuclear weapon. >> president obama gained support for the deal from three key lawmakers yesterday including barbara boxer of california, tim kaine of virginia and florida's bill nelson. congress has till september to vote on the deal. fox news announced the line-up for tomorrow night's first republican debate based on polling numbers.
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donald trump tops the list with ohio governor john kasich at the bottom. trump absent from a republican forum monday night leaving this message on his phone. >> this is donald trump. and i'm running for the presidency of the united states of america. hope to see you on the campaign trail. we're going to do it. >> the mailbox is full and cannot accept any messages at this time. good-bye. >> that was pretty good, huh, teej? >> that is fantastic. it's inspiring really. i'm going to change my voice mail greeting. >> you see jeb bush could face tough questions during the debate over his comments yesterday. bush said he wasn't sure the government should spend half a billion dollars on women's health issues. after a firestorm of criticism, bush later said he misspoke. >> we turn now to hundreds of sex, child sex abuse victims going to getting money from the catholic archdiocese of milwaukee under a proposed settlement.
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the church agreed to pay $21 million to 300 men and women still not enough according to the lawyers who represent the victims. now to the week long manhunt following a deadly crime spree in california. police trying to track down the criminal behind a kidnapping, a murder and shoot-out with officers. police warn this suspect is not afraid of another violent confrontation. was more, here's abc's kayna whitworth. >> reporter: he is armed and extremely dangerous and has eluded the law for a week already. this man accused of holding three men captive at gun point. murdering another. the body found in an old cabin. described as a white male, 30 to 35. long brown hair and blue eyes dirty in appearance and wearing military style clothing. authorities say when law enforcement caught up with him in an abandoned mobile home, the suspect fired at them, wounding one deputy twice and grazing the other. >> we do know he's willing to engage law enforcement with a gun. >> reporter: and now, he is gone some where in this vast rocky
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jawbone canyon in triple digit heat of the mope ha have i desert. the rugged terrain slowing the search. law enforcement in camouflage have to move slowly in the high desert, a place frequented by off road recreational vehicles and not much else. this search area is so rural and so mountainous that the sheriff's department had to bring this their atv team for this. this used to be an old tungsten mining area. because of that, authorities say there are plenty of places for him to hide. residents in the area on lock down and schools closed out of caution. the public on the lookout for the suspect too, but warned not to approach him. call 911. kayna whitworth, abc news, jawbone canyon, california. >> health officials in new york say they expect to hear of more new cases of legionnaires disease. the outbreak traced to five contaminated water cooling towers. legionnaires is caused when water mist contained with bacteria is inhaled. so far there have been 86 diagnosed cases, at least seven deaths. new york lawmakers are working on new cooling tower inspection regulations.
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researchers are surprised about the results of a long-term study on teen pot smokers. they found chronic marijuana use in teenage boys doesn't appear to be linked to physical or mental health issues later in life. the study's authors said they expected to find a link between using pot and conditions that include cancer, asthma and depression but they found none. the study was done at the university of pittsburgh and it did not include girls. >> this is for the pot smoking crowd. they're going to say hey, there we go, it's all good. >> we told you so. >> what was your wedding venue? where did you get married. >> at the vanoy in stooet st. petersburg, florida. >> some couples now are choosing some would say creepy over costly. >> what do you mean by creepy? >> by creepy, i mean, what about a funeral home? >> oh, stop. >> this is in ohio. they're hosting weddings and receptions. they say it's the new trend. it's easier and it's cheaper for couples who are having smaller
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ceremonies. >> i believe it's cheaper. >> the funeral director said it's not weird at all because they're already in the business of hospitality. >> hospitality? a funeral is considered hospitality? >> they're serving the living. >> very good, till death do us part. let's get a package deal, do the wedding here, let's book our funerals. >> apparently they do baptisms, first communions and baby showers. >> this is one stop shopping >> one-shopping and they also host birthday parties for the dearly deparred. >> we've got "the skinny" coming your way and man, oh, man, lenny kravitz has a bit of a wardrobe malfunction on stage. also ahead, the retail trend costing online shoppers the discount that disappeared and where to find them once again. and the renter from hell. caught on tape accused of ripping off her airbnb host. the new pictures and nightmare for the owner. you are watching "world news
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grab to do that. >> what do you do? stealing underwear now. >> in june and january they have the semiannual and clearance sale. maybe they were upset they missed that. >> i did not know that. now that i do know that -- >> let's go on. airbnb have problems. the service that actually helps owners respect out their homes. >> more than a million homeowners have listings on airbnb. you'll be amazed what one caught on camera. gio benitez with this story. >> watch closely because police say what you're looking at is a theft in progress. 27-year-old janet doe min guess renting this home through the website airbnb and then allegedly rum anding through the owner's belongings, making off with $35,000 in valuables. the owner told her she couldn't go into the home office but that's exactly what police say she did. that camera watching it all. >> she basically broke the doorknob and the door itself. >> we've heard about home rental nightmares like this couple seen on camera overstaying their booking, living rent free,
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taking advantage of a california law that would require formal eviction after 30 days of renting. in the end, the owner had to pay them to leave. and this couple, renting out their place only for it to turn into a major party lasting for days. causing over $50,000 in damages according to the owners. as for that latest case, airbnb says we have zero tolerance for this sort of behavior. gio benitez, abc news, new york. >> i'm not going to rent out the house this summer. >> no. ing. >> up, "the skinny." a breakup crushing the hearts of children of all ages. >> also, kim kardashian has a book out there. it's just entirely of selfies. why some say it's not exactly the page turner it was hoped to be. you're watching "world news now." "world news now" continues after this from our abc
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stations. skinny, so skinny it's going to be a difficult "skinny" for me. all right. we start though with more celebrity breakup news it. this is the split that really has people upset. >> miss piggy and kermit the frog calling it quits. kermit announced the split first in a press conference to
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reporters but then issued a joint statement with the miss piggy. >> we are really doing this, huh? in that statement, the on again and off couple said they have made the difficult decision to terpnate their romantic relationship but they still have a work relationship. they will continue to work on their television show the muppets which airs where? >> abc. >> yeah, it's coming this fall. >> you know what the truth is? we knew something was up when kermit showed up at our studios without miss piggy. we knew something was up. obviously their relationship was strained. we knew it was falling apart. >> i just assumed miss piggy had better things to do. >> she would not have missed that is polka, trust me. how about we talk about lenny kravitz, knows how to put on a show. boy did at the put on a show in sweden the other day. the rock musician and hunger games actor was performing on stage when the seam of his pants seemed to fly away, leading to a
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major wardrobe malfunction. >> how does a seam fly away? you couldn't see this unless you were up front. i'm sorry, that line was in there. now, we can't show you a lot of stuff here. i don't know why we used the "world news now" logo in such a way. this is just malicious. but they say you could see anything. >> besides sharing his religion, kravitz showed off his piercings, something that aerosmith singer steven tyler was surprised by. texting kravitz dude, no underwear and pierced? there was an expletive. you never showed me that expletive. >> our poor confused viewers we did a kermit story and went to that. >> went to kravitz showing his kravitz. she enjoys some stuff. kim kardashian west the queen of the selfies has a new book out caused "selfish" a book made up of selfies. reportedly not selling as well as it might. >> the book has only sold about 32,000 copies, less than 1% of kim's over 41 million instagram
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followers. apparently 445 pages of just selfies alone people not really into. >> the book's publisher told "us weekly," that those numbers aren't accurate because they don't account for other sales figures and that they estimate it sold a total of 125,000 copies. originally priced at $19.95. you can get it on amazon for about ten bucks. finally, a hollywood studio hoping their new movie will sell better than kim's book. why shouldn't it? because it's about pez candy. >> according to the "hollywood reporter," envision media arts has signed a deal with pez to make an animated film based on the candy originally invented in 1927 in vee ennap, austria. pez dispensers have become collectors' items. >> it's just in the planning face right now. no details but hey, the lego move did well.
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online shoppers, you might notice that those promo codes have been harder to come by i google it and i put in the store and say discount coupon code and usually never works. >> doesn't work. there's a trick though that can help you get all those savings. abc's becky worley shows us the goods. >> reporter: bad news, deal hunters. a study by e-mail marketing company list track says discount codes especially those in e-mail campaigns have decreased 45%. >> the economy is good right consumers have a lot of options. so retailers maybe have scaled back just because people are willing to spend a little more. >> reporter: but deal hunting is an evolving cat-and-mouse game. there's a new way to score one of those codes. >> it's called shopping cart abandonment. here's a real world dramatization of how it works
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online. imagine i'm at a website and put items into my virtual cart but then i just walk away. >> excuse me. miss, you left some items in your cart. here's a coupon for 10% off. >> uh-huh. very dramatic dramatization but here's how it works online. you find something you want at a retailer's website. this next step is important. you have to have an account and be signed in. now the magic. click off. leave the site and don't buy the item. sure enough, last week i went to seven different retail web sites and put a few items into my cart. then i clicked off the sites without buying. within 24 hours i had three reminders about my abandoned carts, two discounts offers, one for $20 and another for 20% off. i'd save about $40 on the orders i was considering. if you're shopping for a big ticket item or a lot of things say for back to school, it's
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worth trying. list track studies stated the longer you wait for the e-mail the better. most companies who send e-mails about abandoned carts don't offer a discount code till the third reminder. fear not, frugalistas. the deal code is not dead. just a little harder to find. becky worley, abc news new york. >> who knew? >> i still feel coupons need to be clipped out of the sunday papers. >> seriously? >> i miss that tradition. >> do they still have those? >> they still have them. >> all broadcasters 50% off. >> there's a coupon for us? >> what? why should we be 50? i would start with 10%. >> but we're in demand. we don't have to go on sale. what's wrong with you all? it's like nobody wants to buy us.
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