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good morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm diane macedo. here's some of the top headlines we're following for you this morning. major protests expected today over north carolina's new law some call anti-gay. it's drawn widespread condemnation from corporations and entertainers. >> the head of the cia says hiation will no longer use water boarding to interrogate terror suspects even if ordered to do so by the next president. donald trump and ted cruz, they both say they would use it. john kasich says he would not. earlier today, secretary of state john kerry became the most senior u.s. official to visit the atomic bomb memorial in hiroshima joining other foreign ministers in touring the peace memorial park and museum. >> the golden state warriors are one win awa f
nba single season record for wins. they recorded win 72 last night against san antonio. they can set the record wednesday at home against memphis. those are some of our top stories on then monday, april 11th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. we say welcome. >> thank you very much. great to be here. >> diane macedo. your first day here on abc "world news now." how does it feel? >> so far so good. the cameras are still rolling. they haven't kicked me out of the studio yet. but thumbs up. >> good, good. of course, welcome. we're happy to have you here. >> we begin with the major protests expected today over north carolina's anti-lgbt law flow bruce springsteen cancelled is last night's concert there because of the law. rob claiborne has the latest. >> reporter: the boss often belts out he was born to run. this week north carolina is the place he's
bruce springsteen canceling a concert there protesting that the state's new law specifying sex on a birth certificate determines which bathroom facilities can be use discriminates against transgender people saying in a statement, some things are more important than a rock show and this fight against prejudice and bigotry is one of them. for stevi van zandt, the boycott wasn't a hard decision. >> you got to hurt people economically to have them do the right thing morally. >> north carolina enacted religious freedom laws following the u.s. supreme court decision permitting gay marriage in 2015. mississippi is the most recent. >> honest people who have a legitimate objection to what's going on a religious objection having a course of action now. >> many of the laws allow businesses to refuse service on religious grounds to gay or transgender people. restrict local communities everyone passing anti-discrimination laws and
bathroom facilities. according to the human rights campaign, nearly 200 variations of these byes in 34 states have been introduced since last summer. in response, big business has reacted decisively, more than 120 businesses including intel, uber and youtube calling on north carolina to repeal its new law. >> georgia is a welcoming state. >> reporter: in flabing georgia, the governor vetoed similar legislation there after boycotts were threatened. >> i do not think that we have to discriminate against anyone to protect the faith-based community in georgia. >> reporter: but with new laws being enacted this latest battle in the culture wars is now headed back to the courts. ron claiborne, abc news, new york. overseas now the death toll from a fireworks explosion at a temple in india passed 100. witnesses described the scene as utter chaos and panic after power was shut off after the blast.
debris raining down. board members have been arrested and could face serious charges. overseas revelations coming from the investigation of the brussels terror attack. brussels apparently was not the first choice target. alex marquardt has the details. >> reporter: new troubling revelations tonight from the man in the hat, mohamed abrini. he told interrogators that the deadly attacks in brussels were not the original plan. instead, after the paris attacks, the terror cell intended to attack in france again. but, "surprised by the speed of the progress in the ongoing investigation," the prosecutor said, "they urgently took the decision to strike in brussels." authorities say abrini has admitted that after the two suicide bombers detonated themselves at the airport, he fled, the escape recorded by surveillance cameras. on the way, he claims he ditched his tan coat in the garbage, and sold the hat. >> anytime you arrest key players in a network it gives
out the network. >> reporter: abrini has now been charged with terrorist murder, along with osama krayem, a 23-year-old swedish national. seen in this new photo at the maalbeek metro station with the suicide bomber just before the attack. belgian authorities are now saying that all the most important members of this terror cell are either dead or have been captured. but the hunt continues for others connected to these attacks and officials warn the threat to belgium, france and the rest of europe remains very high. alex marquardt, abc news, brussels. >> turning to politics back here in this country as the candidates focus on the next big prize, the new york primary set for next week. ted cruz is hoping to keep his momentum going after locking up the rest of colorado's republican delegates for a clean sweep. donald trump held a rally in upstate new york following a four-daybreak from the campaign trail. trump complained about the political system, but he expressed c
would eventually win the race. >> you know, i've been saying it, the american dream is dead but i'm going to make it bigger and better and stronger than ever before. you watch. you watch. >> trump also lashed out at the boston globe after the newspaper's editorial board printed a satirical front page of him. the fake story dated april 9th, 2017 lampoons what a trump press is he might look like predicting deportations and riots. >> democrats gearing up for their next debate as the new york primary gets closer. bernie sanders clinched wyoming, victory number seven of the last eight states. but after a week of heated exchanges, hillary clinton is still very far ahead in the delegate race. abc's david wright has the latest. >> reporter: at coney island boardwalk, no time for fun and games. bernie sanders grabbed a hot dog at nathan's near the world-famous cyclone. >> are you guys ready to go on the deh
down? >> reporter: he could easily have been talking about the topsy-turvy democratic race for president. >> the one that goes -- whoa! >> reporter: sanders is now vowing to contest the nomination all the way to the convention. telling george on "this week," he'll fight to prevent a clinton coronation. >> i think the momentum is with us. we've come a really, really long way. and i think we can win this. >> reporter: hillary clinton insists sanders is wrong. >> i feel good about the upcoming contests, and i expect to be the nominee. >> reporter: new york could be the key to determining who's right. clinton is ahead in the polls and pulling out all the stops. bill clinton is out stumping for her here, refusing to even think about the possibility she won't win. >> she's 2.3 million votes ahead. and 250 delegates ahead. how could you even ask that? >> reporter: and yet, swiping through may not be as easy as she hoped. she joked with new york's mayor about the metro card. >> will you just fix these metro
card slots in the subway? >> the new york city subway is the best way to get around. >> reporter: on "saturday night live," the joke was entirely at her expense. >> is this a working metro card? >> reporter: a little more than a week to go before the new york primaries, state officials have reported an unprecedented surge in last minute voter registrations. this primary shaping u to be a real battle. david wright, abc news, new york. a dispute in new orleans has left a former member of the saints football team dead. police say 34-year-old will smith was shot and killed saturday night in a case of road rage. the gunman who rear ended smith's car and allegedly took his life is 28-year-old cardell hayes. he's now being held on a million dollar bond. he was arrested after remaining at the scene of the incident. his attorney says hayes is innocent and that wasn't -- that he wasn't the aggressor. a pilot is recovering from serious injuries after his plane crashed in a neighborhood on new
amazingly, it missed -- it didn't hit any homes. the biper aircraft apparently developed engine problems just after takeoff and was trying to return to the airport when it crashed. no one on the ground was hurt. the pilot has serious injuries. the passenger in that plane is expected to be okay. gas prices are accelerating upwards. a gallon of self-service regular is now eight cents more than three weeks ago to an average of $2.10. the lindberg berg surveil expects prices to continue 0 rise at a moderate pace as refiners switch to the more expensive summer blend. crude oil prices are on the rise because of an unexpected draw the in u.s. stockpiles. >> the planet hunter is almost 75 miles from earth and has gone into emergency mode for some unknown reason. that means it's burning through fuel more quickly. kep lar was doing just fine a week ago. the space telescope was launched six years ago to
earth-like planets and has found nearly 5,000 of them. 5,000 earth like planets. >> not anymore. rare good news in efforts to save the world's tiger population. for the first time in more than 100 years, a number of tigers has gone up. now close to 4,000 of the beloved animals. by contrast in 1900, there were 100,000 tigers roaming the earth. >> white tyingers >> where you kind of heard like a baby crying in the background. >> they have a beef. >> they don't seem very happy right now. india is home to the majority of those tyingers and that's where prince william and duchess kate happen to be visiting this morning. >> the royal couple there greeted by dancers when they arrived during their trip. william and kate will hold meetings with india's prime minister and conservation groups and will visit the taj ma lal. they capped the fir
charity ball. the biggest names in bollywood came out to greet the couple. and they took in a cricket match. >> you're a huge fan of hollywood and cricket. how jealous are you. >> complete. >> you said you wanted to go to south africa. i think india should be top of your list. >> next year. >> seems to be pulling in all of his favorite things. >> a costly prank at the home of a whopper. how a single anonymous phone. >> caller:ed these burger king employees to smash their own store windows. >> and the christmas gift given to this high school english teacher by his wife. that doctors say ended up saving his life. >> first your monday temps. you are watching "world news now." still just 59 degrees in new york. >> yeah. >> could use a few more i think. >> we need to warm that up. >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by lysol wipes. human coronavirus...
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this is called impact video. oh, the impact coming between the offensive player and the goalie who delivered a wild cross body-check there. this happened last week in a girls high school game in north carolina. the goalie has been suspended for two games about the girl who was hit was able to walk off the field. >> did she forget what sport she was playing? >> from over there, she probably thought it was football. >> don't know what happened there. she didn't even go for the ball. >> not at all. a burger king near minneapolis,ing. > minnie. >> minneapolis certainly didn't want to have it this way. someone called claiming to be from the fire department and warned if all the windows weren't splashed open right away, the building would have a gas explosion. so the employees did as they were told. as you can see on then youtube video, the whole thing was a prank. there's know word on how much this all cost. the same thing happened at two other b
cost them tens of thousands of dollars. >> i'm thinking this is not the last we'll hear of this prank. >> i like pranks but that's a bit much. >> it was no prank but real life or death emergency in camden, new jersey that, sent a high school english teacher to the hospital. >> 42-year-old jeff bravo blacked out and woke up in the emergency room. it turns out it was a christmas gift from his wife that doctors say saved his life. here's abc's gloria riviera. >> reporter: high school english teacher jeff bravo was at school when he suffered a seizure. >> i woke up in the e.r. >> reporter: his heart rate wild, spiking into dangerous territory. emergency doctors needed to know precisely when his heart rate became irregular to save him from life-threatening blood clots or even more seizures. jeff couldn't tell them. his fitbit, a christmas gift from his wife, could. the e.r. team noticed he was wearing one of the popular devices, tracking his heart rate all day long. that data, on his phone, where doctors could easily see his
before, well within the safe window they needed to use electric shock to normalize his heart rate. >> they shocked my heart. it was able to go back to a normal rhythm and i was sent home later that day. yes, i would definitely say it's peace of mind worn on your wrist. >> i think the fitbit definitely saved his life. >> reporter: insurance for jeff and his family he now wears every day. gloria riviera, abc news, washington. >> fascinating that that could help out like that. >> it's always great when you know you nailed a gift and bought someone the right thing. his wife must be so happy with herself right now. >> coming up, the real life three-hour tour. >> just like gilligan's islands a group stranded on a desert island makes a plea for help with whatever they could find. see what eventually got them rescued. we have the full story next.
reality for three men whose small boat was wiped out by a wave in the pacific ocean. >> like a story line, they found themselves on a deserted island in real life. but what they did next may have saved their live boston here's abc's eva pilgrim. >> three real life castaways lucky to be alive after their three-hour sailing trip stranded them for days on a tiny deserted island. ♪ five passengers set sail that day for a three-hour tour ♪ >> their story eerily similar to the opening scene from the television show gilligan's island. it's this is the image catching headlines. the three spelling out help with palm leaves. search crews saying they did everything right to get rescued. a big wave taking out their boat on their way to a small island in the pacific. the men forced to fight through two miles of choppy water thankfully armed with these life
vests. >> the personal flotation devices allowed them to stay above water longer to allow them to make the trip to the island. >> reporter: washing up on this long abandoned island full of empty fishing shaks but no phones or internet to call home. seemingly living out scenes from the movie "cast away." starting an a fire and sending out a rug sos and frantically waving bright orange reggie life jackets. a navy plane spotting them, their three-hour tour finally over after three days. eva pilgrim, abc news, new york. >> i would think i would be really good in that kind of situation that i would be able to figure things out. jack says he's been trained by watching "survivor." >> i watched cast away once. >> i think that qualifies you, right? >> i don't know what it qualifies me for but i probably would not have survived. >> are you going to bring wilson with you? >>
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fix stomach trouble fast with pepto. >> inside the sofa. that's neat. >> it's old but it's comfortable so. >> thank you, claire. >> good night, michele. >> well, it's not so bad. >> oh, god. >> that's the best clip. melissa mccarthy did have some good luck at the box office. >> very subtle. >> this weekend. yes. her movie "the boss" knocked d.c.'s greatest heroes into second place. >> "the boss" took in nearly $25 million its opening weekend. just $35,000
versus superman dawn of justice" and our parent company disney's animated hit "zootopia" taking third place. >> still the gag when it did, hilarious. >> from movie magic to the magic of modern medicine changing the life of a 4-month-old boy. >> it all came down to a single pair of eyeglasses that has now opened up a whole new world for this seattle infant. here's abc's john donvan. >> reporter: okay, we're just gonna show it to you. so, watch this. watch the expression on this baby's face. his name is leo, he's four months, and this smile, here's why it means so much to his mom and dad. before that moment, leo, who has a rare disorder affecting his vision, had never had a good clear look at the world. >> most of what he's been able to see up until getting the glasses was extremely fuzzy or completely out of focus. >> reporter: yup, everything, even up-close things like his dad's beard. >> he'd look at him or get close to his face and instantly put
maybe to identify if it's dad or if it's mom. >> reporter: so the glasses were there to fix that. and the video, it shows the moment he first puts them on and first looked straight into his mother's face. and there's that hesitation. and then, there it is. leo obviously likes what he sees. >> that smile was something that was so different. it was just remarkable. >> reporter: yes, it was remarkable. so here's one last look, at this first look. john donvan, abc news, washington. snipe. >> i could just watch that over and over again. i love it. when you see a baby hearing for the first time, i get so excited. >> a lot of reasons to be thankful. >> like the first time i saw you, kendis. >> day one. >> that's the news for this half hour. >> yeah.
this morning on "world news now," the mad dash for delegates. >> presidential hopefuls picking off more over the weekend. but all eyes are on the big prize of new york. both the republicans and democrats continuing to duke it out. we're going to hear from both sides just ahead. refugees under attack. the crisis in europe is growing and taking a violent turn. hundreds are now injured at a border camp after police crack 0down with tear gas, rubber bullets and stun guns. >> a teacher under arrest for lashing out at a constituent repeatedly reportedly striking the student while another student catches it on camera. why some are defending the teacher. omgyn. the latest way to ask a potential date to the prom is apparently by reenacting your own birth. teens are taking the tradition
season. it's a labor of love on this monday it, april 11th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, everyone. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm diane macedo. >> welcome. >> thank you, good to be here. >> this is diane first day anchoring "world news now" and "america this morning." how does it feel. >> great. i finally got to answer one of the questions i had about the show. i always wanted to know what was in the mugs. i thought it would be something special. >> no. >> it's whatever you put in it. >> nothing. have to work on that. >> it is empty. but we're excited to have you here. you were at wcbss before. >> and fox with reena ninan interestingly enough. >> so many people around here are excited to see you here on the desk that we actually went out and had them welcome you. >> oh, boy. >> welcome, diane. >>
welcome to abc. >> welcome to "world news now," diane. >> welcome, diane. >> welcome, diane. >> welcome, diane. >> hi, diane. >> welcome to abc. >> welcome to abc, diane. >> welcome, diane. >> welcome, diane. >> welcome, diane. thank you. >> oh, the cab driver. those three people looked like they were reading it off the cue cards. they couldn't remember welcome diane. they had to read it. >> we have no idea who any of them are. no, of course, most of those folks are the people we'll be working with. >> that's very sweet. thank you. >> we have other surprises for you throughout the morning. >> i'm a little bit terrified. >> be prepared. the countdown to new york. eight days to go before the next big contest in the battle for the white house. >> donald trump returned to the campaign trail after a four-day hiatus and bernie sanders chalked cup another victory in
wyoming, still a thorn. hillary clinton's side. it's your voice, your vote. we get the latest from abc's gloria riviera. >> the honorable hillary clinton clinton. >> reporter: hillary clinton headed to church this sunday headlining one service after another. >> i was honored to serve as your senator for eight years. >> reporter: reminding new yorkers she has history with this delegate-rich state. >> and i want the great honor of doing that again as your president. >> reporter: but her rival bernie sanders is on a roll claiming yet another win on saturday in the state of wyoming. >> after we won wyoming, there was a change in tone on the part of the clinton people. and essentially they said we're not going to be very nice to busy anymore. >> reporter: sanders now saying the front-runner's status is at risk but stopping short of talk earlier in the week about clinton being unqualified for the white house. >> i think the issue more is judgement. does she is the experience, is she extremely intelligent, we all know that she is. >> reporter: on the republin
surfacing at his first rally in four days. >> have you ever heard anybody say other than me today, that donald trump has millions from votes more than cruz. >> reporter: trump fighting back his closest rival ted cruz. cruz picking up his latest win saturday sweeping all the delegates in colorado and bringing the gop closer to a contested convention. >> i believe the first ballot will be the highest vote total donald trump receives an on a subsequent ballot, we're going to win the nomination. >> reporter: john kasich saying he's the only one who can actually beat a democrat in the general election. >> when are we going to pick somebody who can't win? that would be nuts. >> reporter: but the next big batsal ground is trump territory, the billionaire pulling way ahead in his home state. >> so many revelations coming to light in the investigation of the brussels terror attacks coming from mohammed an bre flee who says he's the man in the hat
officials say he has told them brussels was not the cell's original target. their plan called for another round of attacks in france but the group was forced into action because they thought investigators were focusing in. he says he threw his coat away and that he sold the hat. >> hundreds of migrants hurt in a violent confrontation with police in macedonia. officers used tear gas and plastic but thes in an effort to stop them from getting oefrg the border fence with greece. tens of thousands of people have been camped out in macedonia in hopes of getting to greece and eventually western europe. in asia now, earlier this morning, secretary of state john kerry made a historic visit to the atomic bomb memorial in hiro sheem na, japan becoming the most senior american official to travel to that city touring its peace museum with other foreign ministers. kerry did not speak public will you but later tweeted in part saying that the memorial was a compelling reminder not only of our obligatn
of nuclear weapons but to rededicate all our effort to avoid war itself. the cia will not water board suspected terrorists again. that's the words from chief john brennan in an interview with abc news, he ruled out all so-called enhanced interrogation practices even if the future president orders it. >> absolutely i would not agree to having any cia officer carrying out waterboarding. >> republican presidential hopeful donald trump has said he would bring backwater boarding and "worse." ted cruz said during the same debate he didn't think waterboarding was torture and would use it if necessary. it was used on suspected terrorists after the 9/11 attacks but banned by president obama early in his administration. >> the man charged with the murder of saints player will smith is being held on $1 million bond. smith was killed saturday night after attending a festival in new orleans. abc's eva pilgrim with the details.
star killed, leaving a city and fans across the country in shock. former new orleans saint defensive end will smith, shot over what appears to be a case of road rage. >> please, god! >> reporter: this wife crying out as paramedics carried her away shot in the leg. former teammate pierre thomas, described as a witness by police, seen clearly upset leaving the scene. >> the shooter's on the scene. we have one gun recovered on scene. >> reporter: cardell hayes charged with second degree murder. police say his hummer hit smith's mercedes near an intersection. the two drivers -- believed to be strangers -- began arguing and that's when hayes allegedly began firing. he was arrested at the crime scene. >> it is certainly tragic on all sides. one life is over and another life is ruined. >> reporter: just hours earlier, smith posting this selfie on instagram of him with his wife in the french quarter, writing, "having a blast." the 34-year-old played nine seasons with the saints. including 2009, when h
championship. that team, and the sports world, now shattered by his death. lebron james tweeting, "prayers and con del lenses sent out to will smith and his beautiful." drew brees saying, "mourning the loss of a great friend and teammate. such a senseless tragedy. please pray for racquel and their children." the saints releasing this statement, "we are devastated and saddened by will's tragic and preventable death due to a senseless act that will leave a lasting scar on our community forever." hayes hat nos entered a plea. the judge set his bond for $1 million. eva pilgrim, abc news, new york. a southwest teacher is in trouble after allegedly hitting a student. mary hastings was arrested after someone poefrt this had video online allegedly shows her sweeping papers off the student's deck, then slapping him five times. the boy had apparently disrupted the class. hastin
leave. >> the golden state warriors are one win away from making this a historic scone. steph curry taking on the spurs who having an outstanding season themselves. thanks to curry's 37 points, the warriors were too much. their '92-86 victory was the 72nd of the season tying the chicago bulls for most wins in a season. the warriors can set a new single season wins record on wednesday when they play the memphis grizzlies at home. >> while we're talking about basketball, it was party time for the four-time defending champions of women's college hoops. uconn huskies greeted their fans yesterday to a victory appeared in downtown hartford. it was the fourth championship celebration for the team's seniors. four years in a row they won unprecedented. about 20,000 people came out for the event. the players thanked supporters who they called the greatest fans in the country. >> i covered this for us.
>> they can add me to the group of the greatest fans into in the country. >> you're a big fan. >> >> i am now. >> big props for them. >> 75 wins in a rope. undefeated in the tournament four years in a row. >> take that golden state warriors. >> take that. coming up "the mix," a note from one concerned hotel guest to another. >> first thieves are targeting women as the weather warms up. we'll tell you what to look out for. it is a historic new day here on "world news now." where was that? diane's first day as "world news now" anchor. some fun and surprising facts about our newest insomniac. >> you can also find us on facebook, wnnfans.com and twitter @abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." (male #1) it's a little something i've done every night since i was a kid, empty my pocket change into this old jar. it's never much, just what's left after i break a dollar. and i never thought i could get quality life insurance
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whole world is collapsing on them. >> that's one way to wake up. a team of crooks target women taking quite a few new victims by surprise. >> they're snagging purses left unattended in cars and then they clean out the victim's bank accounts. here's abc's phillip mena. >> reporter: a warning for women. in seconds, this thief in dallas, swooping in, snatching a purse out of this car outside of a daycare. the twist -- it's not just the cash in your wallet they're after, it's debit cards, checkbooks, bank statements, i.d.s, anything they can use to empty your bank account. >> a van next to me opened their door and grab add the purse off the front seat of my car. from then on, it's been a nightmare. >> reporter: it's part of a nationwide crime ring. targeting spots you stop every day, parks, gyms and stores. these are professional thieves. they know what to look for. the group is called the felony lane gang because they take the stolen checks to the furthest lane at the bank. making it hard for the teller to see who's re
this woman in kentucky, disguised in a wig. caught on surveillance three different times cashing other people's checks. >> they move through the area really quickly, anywhere from a few days to a few weeks is all they stay in one area. >> reporter: with hundreds of thieves in dozens of states, police say it's nearly impossible to stop this crime ring. and a warning. it's not just good enough to hide your belongings in your car. you shouldn't leave them inside at all. >> be looking at bits on how to avoid purse snatchers, one of them is don't bring your purse out. >> i travel a murs. >> is it a murse. >> it's huge. >> this says to put your wallet in your pocket. unless you're walking around with cargo pants, your wallet is probably not fitting. > the size of pants that guys are wearing, skinny jeans are in now days. >> not very good for the wallet snatcher. >> not at all. if you have bell bottoms, it could
>> exactly. coming up in our next half hour, imagine getting a alert on your cell phone showing you this. live streaming video of burglars in your own home. what the homeowner of this house did just in the nick of time. >> first the newest member of the "world news now" family. so just who is diane macedo? who are you? we're going to get up close and personal. >> what is that? >> that was an elephant. >> okay. coming up. >> announcer: "worl
not sure what to do with that. >> air guitar to your own self. >> what was that? >> what was what? >> this is actually huckabee's show. so the governor found out that i sing and he has this little band that he makes co-workers. so he asked me to come on and sing with him. this was a result. >> you're hitting the notes. >> that's the idea. >> yeah. >> simon cowell tweeted it was a little pitchy. >> thanks, simon. appreciate it. >> who knew you will those on. >> you yeah, every now and then. >> okay. >> sounds better and better the more cocktails you have. >> we all sing and dance. so she's clearly a woman of many talent abc singing is just the start of it i guess. who are you? >> wouldn't you like to know? i did bring along some pictures to help tell the tale. would you like to see them. >> yes. >> i love halloween. this is me looking like a combination of walter white and
but yeah. that's me as highsen berg for halloween this year. how long did that take? >> not that long. some of them get pretty elaborate. i'll up veil some other photos an is we go on. then now we all know we sing. i didn't necessarily have to put this in. this is me singing at my wedding backed by a band i used to sing with. this is a wedding i nearly missed. >> your own wedding? >>. >> i nearly missed my own wedding because we got married in london. despite being told i didn't need a visa, that advice was not correct. when i arrived they sent me back to new york. emergency visa. everybody told me the wedding was not going to lap. by some miracle it did. i landed at 8:00 a.m. and walked down the aisle at 3:00. 200 people at london hanging out. they were at the rehearsal dinner and i was at newark airport. i called my husband and said i'm on the plane. this
inebriated people going we'll see you tomorrow. they a great time. i wasn't there. so then we go to, i love to travel and i love adventury stuff. this is me sky diving on my honeymoon in new zealand. i kind you have like to push the envelope a little bit. >> this is a shot of you landing in london before the wedding. > i dropped in. and then we have kind of like the sporting events. this is my girlfriends and i ran dressed as where's waldo. see my love for costumes. any excuse i have to dress up. i'm also an animal lover. you saw me bathing the elegant in that other picture before. this is my little buddy. this is frank. his name is frank. a little blue eyed dutch rabbit. >> named after. >> frank sinatra, of course. that's our little pet frank. you're going to see a lot of frank. >> frank here on set? >> it could happen. it could happen. we'll see. he needs to warm up to you a little bit. >> he's a little weird?
feel the difference with k-y ultragel. and now it's time for "the mix." do you have a favorite ice breaker for work parties, things that you know, that kind of thing? do you like those. this other company has another way of doing it. they just set the world record for the largest human mattress dominos. an apparently that's a thing. they got 1200 participants to tie they will selves to mattresses and set up this huge domino course. they apparently accomplished this successfully on the first try. it took 13 minutes and 38 seconds. >> so this is a team building thing? >> this is part of their annual manager's meeting. isn't it great. >> i don't know if i'm terrified or want to work for them. >> i think it's kind of
to build dominos and put them together in annoying places like through the kitchen and stuff. this would have taken that game to a whole new level. >> how would you like to be the 1100th person who doesn't fall. >> is he the guy who pushed everybody? >> he's the cheer leader. >> that's pretty awesome. 100 mattresses. >> very cool. we stay in a lot of hotels. some of us are skittish what you might find. here's an interesting note that one guest found in this hotel room. i don't know if you can see it clearly. it says if you're reading it, then house keep dg not change your sheets. do you really want to see eeks posted on reddit. you know, kind of weird. the question is, has that been there since the 50s. >> was that put up yesterday or december, 2012? >> very weird. >> would not want to find that under my sheets. i guess it could be worse though, right?
>> asking people to the prom pretty standard. social media now videos out people are continuing to up the ante. >> creative ways i guess. >> you could say that. this new trend is to ask people to prom by replicating your actual birth complete with the stretcher and the bed and mom screaming. the guy pretends like he was just born. alls out in a diaper so that he can say i was born to go to prom with you. >> al, i get it. >> this is all the ranl? >> seeps like a lot of effort for a not so great pun. >> i hope she said yes at least. that would be awkward if she didn't. >> the ladies are probably excited about that. take a look at there in the meantime. this amphibious car, a lam bore ginfully. >> like chitty chitty bang-bang. >> it's on ebay right now. not so bad. $26,000. >> you can bargain.
this morning on "world news now," cruz closing in. the republican race tightening over the weekend as trump gets back out on the road. their tough talk as a contested convention looks more and more likely. president obama speaking candidly this weekend, opened up about his presidency and a rare admission. what he says has been his worst mistake while in office. >> and new this half hour, another big night for hollywood. >> and it had nothing to do with the academy. the top movies and moments honored last night at the mtv movie awards. we'll have a complete wrap-up ahead in "the skinny." >> and she's got the right stuff. a brand-new anchor, diane macedo, she's here, she's dancing. she's fierce, and she has no fear at all. except about losing a little sleep. >> i
>> let's give this new kid on the block an insomniac welcome on this monday, april 11th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> keep it going. i like this. ♪ >> look at that. >> you know all the words. >> i do, sadly i do. >> you make fun of me for knowing all the moves. you know all the words. so two fans at the desk. >> absolutely. >> that's a very large photo of me. >> look at that. >> thanks, guys. i like the confetti. it's not even getting stuck in my hair. >> no, not at all. it's a pleurocal of the graphic department. what does it feel like to be here on the desk? >> great, actually. i've been watching for a really long time and always wondered what it would feel like to be in the studio. everything looks a little bit different than what i expected. and yet it's the same. >> i hear it looks bigger in person. >> maybe a little bit. yeah. >> what is that? >> i feel -- i always thought jack was closer than he actually is.
>> a sign. >> a world news nows-kateer. thanks, jack. did you make that? >> thanks, ari. >> so you have one fan already. >> all right. that's one. >> thank you, jack. appreciate it. we begin with the race for the white house and the republicans moving another step closer to what may be a contested convention. >> ted cruz finished up his sweep of colorado's 34 delegates and donald trump returned to the campaign trail after an uncharacteristically quiet week. trump wasted no time though slamming cruz and warning of a big problem if he's denied the nomination. it's your voice, your vote. more now from abc's mary bruce. >> reporter: he's back. >> there's nothing like a trump rally, folks. >> reporter: donald trump, loving his fans. but railing against the electoral system, complaining of losing delegates, even when he's winning votes. >> we've got a corrupt system. it's not right. we're supposed to be a democracy.
>> reporter: and back on the road after four unusually quiet days off, following the bruising loss to ted cruz. in wisconsin. lyin' ted, he's a beauty. >> reporter: trump's campaign even accuse ago rival cruz of "gestapo tactics" to snag delegates. >> you go to these conventions, and you see the gestapo tactics. >> gestapo tactics? >> god bless the great state of colorado. >> reporter: in a state with no primary, cruz sweeping colorado's 34 delegates. in las vegas, outlining his strategy to secure the nomination at the convention. >> i believe the first ballot will be the highest vote total donald trump receives. and on a subsequent ballot, we're gonna win the nomination and earn a majority. >> reporter: and if he fails? here's one take. the liberal editorial board of the boston globe publishing a fake front page envisioning a world under president trump, warning of deportations, riots, and a free press under siege. >> how about that stupid boston globe? it's worthless. sold for a dollar. >> reporter: trump h
of the delegates he needs to avoid a messy fight at the convention, but it's getting harder and harder to close that deal. mary bruce, abc news, rochester, new york. >> we're going to turn to the democrats now and bernie sanders celebrating another victory. sanders won the caucuses in wyoming over the weekend. but he had to split the state's 14 delegates with hillary clinton. as they eye the delegate-rich state of new york, sanders addressed supporters in coney island and on abc's "this week," he made it clear that he was ready to take the race all the way to the convention. >> here's the point, george, in the last 3 1/2 weeks, we have reduced her margin by a third. no question, i think the momentum is with us. we have come a really really long way, and i think we can win this. >> of course, secretary clinton disagrees say she expects to be the nominee and made her pitch at three
bill clinton was speaking to church goers in harlem. >> as president obama's eight years in the white house wind down, he was asked to reflect on his time in office. speaking with fox anchor chris wallace, he was asked what he thought was his biggest mystic as president. >> probably failing to plan for the day after what i think was the right thing to do in intervening in libya. >> he's referring to the toppling of moammar gadhafi in 2011, the aftermath of which he has also called a mess. in the fox interview is, the president also said the white house would not interfere in the justice department's investigation of hillary clinton's e-mails. it could be up to a year before a woman on the fbi's most wanted list is extradited from mexico to the u.s. 33-year-old brenda delgado is being held in a mexico city prison. she faces capital murder and other charges in connection with the shooting death of a dentist who was dating her ex-boyfriend. prosecutors alleging
hired two accomplices one of whom was the gunman. when she's sent back to the u.s., delgado will face life in prison if she's convicted. and this morning, big protests expected over north carolina's controversial new law seen as anti-gay. the supporters of the new law are expecting to mount a counter demonstration at the capitol starting at noon. bruce springsteen canceled last night's concert in the state as a protest. a pilot recovering from serious injuries after his plane crashed in a residential area on new york's long island. the piper aircraft apparently developed engine problems just after takeoff and trying to return to the airport when it crashed. the pilot has twos broken legs and a head injury. his passenger is expected to be okay. severe storms are in the forecast for the south central u.s. a cold front will run into warm air and that may result in violent thunderstorms. the front brought extreme weather to the midwest this weekend. abc's rob marciano has more. >> reporter: winter refusing to release its icy grip. a fresh blast of snow hitting michigan.
round after round of snow over the weekend, from wisconsin to virginia. up to 10 inches of the white stuff across the midwest. whiteouts and wipeouts. >> we saw accidents everywhere. we were stuck in traffic for about 25 minutes before we got out. it's just a mess. >> reporter: signs of spring buried. temperatures plunging 20 degrees below normal. behind that front, further south, high winds kicking up this dust storm in northeast arkansas, blinding drivers. farther west it was another kind of battle against the elements. in las vegas, hail and record rain, triggering flash floods and stranding drivers. even that famous las vegas strip, under water. most of the rain should come to an end in the southwest, but a two-day severe weather threat across the plains. for the eastern half of the country enduring the shockingly cold spring we'll see a warmup as we head at least towards the end of the of the week. rob marciano, abc news, new york.
>> now to more on that dust storm that rob mentioned. several accidents in arkansas being blamed on the low visibility because of that including one fatality. another pile-up involved a dozen vehicles. authorities diverted drives off highways to prevent additional crashes. winds were gusting at up to 50 miles per hour. well, for the first time in 20 years, the green jacket that you know goes to the winner of the masters -- >> happy gilmore? >> exactly. >> well, it is heading to england. good old england. before that, the story must start with last year's champion. >> jordan spieth had a five stroke league going onto the back nine yesterday at augusta national. he had a meltdown hitting two shots into the water at the 1th. that was part of an eight-shot slide from which he just couldn't recover. >> nailed it. english man danny willett took advantage shooting is the low round of the day. in the end, it was good enough for a three-stroke victory over spieth. and look at how the happy spieth looked. and lee westwood, by the way, was there. willet is only the second
english man to ever win the masters after nick faldo. >> such a bummer to do so well and then just lose it at the last minute. >> all three days he was on top and then boom. >> you know, he's young. he'll get used to these disappointing moments. still an amazing accomplishment for him. >> absolutely. yeah. >> good for you, jordan. we're still rooting for you. >> it's all right. you can lift the hammer. coming up, in "the skinny," the top winners at last night's mtv movie awards with no love lost for the academy. plus, checking out the red carpet fashion. >> and the real life hamburglar caught on video. what this guy didn't take from a burger joint in the nation's capital. >> but first, your monday forecast. diane's first monday forecast. >> that's right. the monday forecast. 87 in dallas. now we're talking. 77. >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by vista print.
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pretty easy to call this guy a modern day hamburglar. surveillance video shows himself a five guys can burger joint in washington, d.c. lafferty month cooking to two cheese burgers. the fedora wearing suspect even toasted the buns on the grill. while talking on the phone. multitasking. he stole bottled water before leaving. police released the video asking for the public's help in finding en you're on the run. rate >> and make cheese burgers. in the meantime, a pair of burglars south of boston were definitely not looking for hamburgers. but what they were also not looking for was making national headlines. >> little did they know their every movement was being live
of the homeowner. here's abc's gio benitez. >> reporter: no, these men are not walking into this home. they're breaking in. was as the brazen burglars waste no time inside the house making their way from room to room. inspecting their inventory. >> take this right here. >> reporter: so at home in the house they've broken into, one even offered the dog a treat. then the two are seen heading up the stairs but what they don't know the is homeowner damian girard is watching an the whole thing from his cell phone. >> i was thinking are they going to steal my dogging? >> reporter: the police arrive minutes later guns drawn catching the men before they can make off with girard's belongings. >> i didn't break into anything. he said he needed help. >> reporter: having things so under control, even the dog decides to go take a nap. but scenes like these are all too common with an estimated 1.2 million break-ins in the u.s. every year, there's one burglary every 16 seconds. so
safe? security expert bill stanton tells abc news that the first thing you should do is bulk up your locks. >> we have a dead bolt. we have an alarm system. and there door is steel reinforced. >> reporter: next make sure to secure pre point of access. >> reporter: access into the home from the garage. most homes don't have that door secure. >> reporter: lastly, install those hi-tech cameras so you can stop thieves like these in their tracks. >> invest in extra dollars so you can possibly see the intruder coming in before they actually get in. >> reporter: as for the two alleged burglars in boston, both are charged with breaking and entering and larceny. take a look. this camera is a lot like the one girard used and cost 200 bucks and took a few minutes to set up. right now we have a live feed of the apartment. if there's any movement in here, it will send an alert to your phone. gio benitez, abc news, new york. >> trying to figure out how to tap into gio's life of his living room there. >>
we actually have one in our house. and i keep hoping it's going to catch frank doing something bizarre. he does all these cute things. >> he's my pet rabbit. >> he does cute things but never within the camera's view he's like the warner brothers frog that sings and dances except when you open the box. >> he knows you're watching him. >> that's weird. >> he does. i think so. >> i have one, as well. i keep hoping that it will spot the ghost that's haunting my apartment. >> a haunted apartment. we'll have to know more about that. when we come back, the big moments and fashion from the mtv movie awards. >> a new photoshop fail you have to see. "the skinny" is next. >> love photoshop fails. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our
♪ skinny, so skinny >> your first "skinny." >> i know. i'm grooving to it. i like it. >> you always remember your first -- "skinny" that is. topping our headlines this morning. the mtv movie awards. >> hosted by dwayne the rock johnson, the highlight of the night was when the pair broke into this profanity laced rap taking shots at the oscars "celebrating movies that you've actually seen." >> one film that was said to be snubbed by the oscars this year "straight outta compton" took home the best award for best true story. >> that's the category. >> i would like to take a moment to thank the academy.
i mean mtv. i'm sorry, i'm sorry. i'm sorry. my bad, my bad, my bad. my bad, my bad. we're happy to be spending this 25th year with you all. >> and you can understand why after all that. >> my bad, my bad, my bad. >> the academy kind of snubbed them. so checking out last night's highlights. best movie went to "star wars: the force awakens," director j.j. abrams accepting it as you can see. and best female performance? >> that went to charlize theron for her role in "mad max fury road." also a good one actually. i kind of think she looks stunning no matter what she wears. >> absolutely. >> she's one of those people. she could wear a paper bag and look absolutely gorgeous. >> just not over her face. >> please don't. >> she's beautiful. >> best male performance went to leo dicaprio for "the revenant"
so he's got the golden popcorn and he's got an oscar. i'm sure he's loving the oscar pore. >> making up for lost time. and a special note, melissa mccarthy won the comedic genius award making her the first woman ever to win that award. >> some other big categories, biggest bad ass. these categories are weird. >> i kind of enjoy it. >> the mtv movie awards. it's fun. >> of course, you watched award shows. it's not just about the awards. everyone wants to know what's going on on the red carpet. who is wearing who. >> it's always fun. in terms of jaw-dropping looks, this show certainly didn't disappoint. we have charlize again. best female performance winner . she rocked out a sheer and lacey dress complete with blinged out butter flies. >> it looks a little "huntsman" inspired. the snow white movie she did, right? >> it's coming out again with the sequel right now. >> i'm not loving the dress. she can pull anything else off again. >> it looks great at the top. not sure about the bottom.
like she rushed out before getting dressed. kind of forgot half her outfit at home. but no, that is the outfit. shorts with a blazer, embellished bra and pretty much nothing else. >> i kind of like it. super model kara day levine stroll odd the red carpet in this purr-fect cat suit, full length black velvet with strategically placed sheer panels. >> she looks good i have to say. she can do it. >> tough to pull off. >> next speaking of high fashion, yet another photoshop fail causing a stir on social media. >> i enjoy seeing these. i have to say. in a series of black and white images for vogue china, victoria beckham in minimal makeup and apparently wearing a blouse raises her leg inning this pose and shared the image apparently completely unaware of the mistake that took a whole chunk out of her thigh. >> nearly half of her leg has been sliced away. i see the pic has rack
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♪ you got the right stuff, baby ♪ ♪ love the way you turn me on ♪ you've got the right stuff, baby ♪ >> doesn't work. >> oh, oh, oh. >> it's sort of like you know "purple rain." jerome? >> "purple rain." >> exactly. exactly. thanks, jack. >> thanks, jack. kendis and i are doing a little speed dating now courtesy of the producers who wrote up a bunch of questions for us, and we don't know what they are. >> yes. so you're on -- >> you going to kick us off? >> you kick us off. >> kendis gibson. >> yes. >> if you could go anywhere in the world on vacation, where would you go? >> south africa. >> oh, good one. >>
>> oh, boy. >> would you rather be invisible or be able to read minds? >> read minds. >> read minds. >> actually, i'll say invisible because i already know how to read minds. >> you do. >> are you worried right now? >> yes, my god. she had a window into my world. >> i can't say any of it out loud. >> exactly. >> what's your favorite sports to watch? >> i'd probably say cricket because it lasts for several days. >> cricket. >> yeah. >> how often do you sit around watching cricket? >> several days. >> so when you don't show up to work, we'll know there's a cricket match on. >> because i'm binge watching cricket. okay. any tattoos? >> no tattoos. i guess that's a boring answer. i don't have any tattoos. >> will you get one? >> now i feel bad. should i get one right now? >> with this. >> the "world news now" logo? >> uh-huh. >> all right. i'll work on that and have a tattoo next time.
what's your favorite drink? >> manhattans. >> manhattans. >> because it's low calorie. >> up, on the rocks? >> exactly. tony's there with me. >> because it's low calorie. >> low calorie and it gets you right where you want to go. >> cocktail based on calorie count. >> i do. the struggle is real. if you could live anywhere in the world, this is similar, where would it be? >> new york city, baby. >> really? >> right here. >> not even long island? >> i've already done that i like you say long-g island. hard on the "g." >> do you have any hidden talents? >> oh, i don't want to do it now but i do a very, very good trumpet impersonation. >> we have time. >> i can mimic a trumpet. only ten seconds. we've got to go. weirdest thing you've ever eaten? >> the foam popcorn. time's up. >> foam popcorn.
making us news in america this morning -- breaking overnight, severe weather hitting several states right now. large hail, dangerous lightning and high winds causing damage. the new video coming in and where the weather threat is today. chasing delegates. ted cruz and bernie sanders are gaining ground with wins over the weekend and donald trump is getting frustrated. blasting his party's process. we're live in washington. caught on camera, a burger joint burglarized. the man accused of breaking in, helping himself to dinner. and epic collapse at the masters. jordan spieth misses out on back-to-back wins.