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this morning on "world news now," taking the stage, donald trump's entrance at the republican national convention. looking to rebrand himself as the party hope to unite. we'll have the late e from the busy first day in cleveland. >> and including the developing accusations that melania trump may have plagiarized portions of her speech. and hear the source she's accused of stealing it from. >> she was last night's show stopper, the brave young lady with the courageous story who brought the crowd to their feet and many to tears. >> it's tuesday, july 19th. from abc news, this is "world news now."
>> good morning. i'm diane macedo. >> and i'm kendis gibson. we'll start with a dramatic kickoff in cleveland. >> melania trump gave a speech, but her choice of words in some parts of the speech are strikingly similar to michelle obama's speech eight years ago. the campaign released a statement saying she worked on the speech with a team of writers, but the statement does not deny that portions of the speech were lifted from obama's? >> she followed a parade of speakers who blasted hillary clinton and praised trump as the strong leader the united states needs. we have more now from cleveland. >> reporter: a theatrical entrance for donald trump, walking out in silhouette to the tune of "we are the champions". >> we're going to win big. thank you very much.
>> reporter: trump introducing his wife, melania. >> the next first lady of the united states. >> reporter: she took the stage and essentially introduced herself to america. >> i was born in a small, beautiful and then communist country in central europe. >> reporter: ironically, given the contentious role of immigration, she told a classic immigration story. >> from a young age, my parents impressed on me the values that you work hard for what you want in life. that your word is your bond and you do what you say and keep your promise. that you treat people with respect. >> reporter: the official theme of the night was make america safe again. >> make america safe again. >> make america safe and great again. >> it's time to make america safe again. >> who w
clinton to protect them? i wouldn't. would you? >> blue lives matter in america. >> night one also had some celebrity touches. willie robertson from "duck dynasty", and scott baio from [ "happy days". things were tightly scripted and choreographed. things got off to an unruly start. >> i need your help and cooperation. >> reporter: an outright revolt on the floor. >> you're ignoring delegates who have been elected to this convention. >> reporter: anti-trump delegates tried to call a roll call vote. the chairman of the convention came to the podium and basically rammed the rules through.
all those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, the is have it. >> reporter: pandemonium ensued. we saw the type of discord you basically never see at modern conventions. one guy threw down his credentials. the entire colorado delegation walked out leaving rows of empty seats. and the floor fight was not the only development. hillary clinton was on the trail. usually the candidate from the opposing party lays low during the other party's convention. not this time. >> what can i do to stop the dangerous divisive candidate from getting within 1,000 miles of the white house? it's not enough to yell at your tv screen. >> that's dan harris in cleveland for us. >> after the rules fight on the floor, it was full s
for the prime time audience. donald trump took the stage in what might be his shortest speech while introducing his wife. >> marcy gonzalez has more on the convention. >> i want to give you a sense of the overall feeling walking into this arena and being in cleveland. it's incredible just how secure things are around here. there are so many fences and barricades up and so many police. 500 police officers from cleveland. about 2500 officers from other parts of the country, and the security is so incredibly tight coming into the arena where the convention is being held. the screening you have to go through just to get in is even more intense and thorough than going through tsa screening. >> and then melania -- i'm sorry? >> you got upgraded. >> no, i'm rdi
marcy. i apologize. >> reporter: wait. you said that's an up -- >> dollar wise. looks wise, not at all. i'm going to get out of here. >> we've seen protests outside. there were also some inside, and it seemed a little unruly there today. how is this being handled? >> there were about two protesters inside during the event last night, and they really didn't cause that much of a disruption. i mean, you definitely noticed they were there, but the speakers just kept on talking while all of that commotion was going on and those two protesters were taken out without any major incident, and, of course, the protests outside, police knew to expect them. they're making sure they remain peaceful. >> rudy giuliani said it's proof that we're getting to them, the fact that there were protesters there interrupting his speech. hillary cl
tonight we saw. what are they? >> well, she's still out campaigning while all of this is going on. she's out continuing her campaign. she had some events yesterday including some in other parts of the ohio. she's continuing to rail against trump's raining mate, mike pence, calling him the most extreme v.p. pick in a generation on social issues, and she's not giving a time line on when she may name her running mate. back to you. >> marcy, the beautiful and wonderful, always marcy gonzalez joining us from. >> you're back pedaling. >> i'm digging. marcy, thank you, and later on, judge for yourself. melania trump and michelle obama's speeches. >> in germany, a 17-year-old refugee attacked train passengers with an ax and knife. he injured four of them,
police shot and killed him. more than a dozen other passengers were wounded. were treated for shock. in france emotions ran high as mourners brought momentos where 48 people were killed in a terror attack. people piled trash and left angry notes, some even spit on the ground as other applauded. >> new tensions this morning on the korean peninsula after there were three ballistic missiles launched. the launch was apparently in response to south korea's agreement with the u.s. over a missile defense system. >> and one of the officers killed in baton rouge is being singled out for his actions in trying to save another officer. he was trying to pull an officer to safety when he was killed. police say the surveillance photos show the gunman intentionally targeted the officers. the shooter was killed from a sniper who fired from 100 yards away. a baltimore police officer has
been cleared of charges in the freddie gray case. lieutenant brian rice was the highest ranking of the six offers charged in connection with gray's death. gray suffered spinal injuries while in a police van and died a week later. one person is dead after a severe thunderstorm in the northeast last evening. a 26-year-old woman was killed in new jersey after a downed wire fell on her car as she was trying to get out of it. >> high winds knocked down trees and a microburst in new england brought hail as well. there was also a report of a tornado in northern maine. every major north eastern airport had to halt operations at some point yesterday afternoon because of the that weather. >> and it should be nicer in the northeast today. northeast today. the south will be heavy rain and excessive head. rain north and heavy rain in the rockies. >> it looks nic.
in the 90s in central plains and south, and phoenix in salt lake city will hit triple digits. seattle and portland will be in the mid 70s. >> last night's main event at the republican national convention. donald trump's better half takes the stage in the highest profile public address of her lifer, but were the words her own or borrowed from first lady michelle obama? >> and the wild moments on the bachelorette. last night the hometown visits and the surprise drama from one of the guys exs. that's ahead in "the skinny." you're watching "world news now." world news now weather, brought to you by my pillow. pillow.
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last night's keynote address at the republican national convention was supposed to be the center of the night. >> there was a lot of buildup, but did melania trump in her highest profile speech ever borrow words from michelle obama? here's one passage. >> because we want our children and all children in this nation to know that the only limits of the height of your achievements is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work hard for them. >> because we want our children in this nation to know that the only limit to your achievements is the strength of your dreams and your willingness to work for them. >> so that was one of two passages now in question. the only difference, by the way, between those two was the use of the word height of your dreams by michelle obama. melania just said your dreams, and i'm sorry, she said the
>> height versus the strength. >> and the reach versus the strength of your dreams. those were two words difference. >> two words. i don't see the fuss. >> and another part seemed similar to michelle obama's from 2008. >> and barack and i were raised with so many of the same values, like you work hard for what you want in life, that your word is your bond, that you do what you say you're going to do, that you treat people with dignity and respect. >> the values that you work hard for what you want in life, that your word is your bond and you do what you say and keep your promise. that you treat people with respect. >> okay. i'm reading here that the reaction. you listen to that one and the main difference is the respect and dignity part? >> yes.
michelle obama said dignity and respect. melania just said respect, and michelle said what you do what you say you're going to do. and melania said do what you say and keep your promise. >> i don't understand how that happened. melania said i wrote the entire speech with a little help as possible. the campaign is saying in writing her beautiful speech, her team of writers, team of writers took notes on her life inspiration and in some instances, included fragments that reflected her own thinking. >> they haven't fully addressed -- >> not quite. >> what happened here. in fairness, she said give an entire speech. these are just two passages. a lot of questions over how exactly this happened. >> in fairness other people have dropped out of presidential campaigns in the past for plagiarizing. not that she's running for president, but a signature speech. >> last night's other big event. the surprise drama on the bachelorette. >> our senior analyst is back. "the
about "the bachelorette". it's getting down to crunch time. >> we've also missed the bachelorette analyst. welcome back, jack. >> thank you. thank you for having me. i appreciate being here. >> cliff hanger? >> yes. before that i want to be clear the analyst wrote this by himself. let's get that out of the way. >> nobody else would. >> right. where we left off with this, when the episode started last night, there were four guys left, chase, jordan, our man rob robbie and luke. >> my man is jordan. i want to be clear on that. >> just be clear on that. you wrote that yourself. let's roll the beautiful footage. this is chance's hometown. this is chase's hometown. highlands ranch colorado. he has been guarded with his emotions so far. he said he's falling in love with jojo. things went well for chase and the family.
was good to go. so that's fine. next, jordan's hometown. chico, california. that's jordan rodgers. >> where's aaron? >> where is he? he's not really close with the family, so that sort of weighs on them. >> it was what it was. >> okay. >> and this was another quality hometown visit for jordan and jojo. that's pretty much all you can say about it. frankly, nothing happened. aaron rodgers wasn't there. moving on. robbie's hometown, st. augustine, florida. that's our man, robbie. he has a big family. things got a little -- >> that's huge. >> yeah. things got a little dicey when robbie went to talk to his mom. >> uh-oh. >> yeah. here's why. robbie, she told him that the roommate of robbie's ex, whose
fuss that robbie broke up just to go on the show. so robbie basically winds up telling jojo there's no truth to any of that whatsoever. robbie says once he got slapped by hope, he never spoke to her again. so they're okay. moving on quickly, luke's hometown, burnett, texas. family, big group of friends there. all was well. blah blah blah, whatever. luke just couldn't get to the i love you part. >> okay. >> okay. time for the rose ceremony. >> yeah. >> they were in an airplane hanger. jojo and the jojos there, and luke calls a time-out on the whole thing. they finally get outside. they get outside the airplane hanger. he lays on the i love you thing, and jojo, you know, the meltdown. she doesn't know what to do next, and -- >> too late, luke.
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making news in america this morning, the republican national convention, melania trump speaking to america about her husband's kindness and compassion. but allegations of plagiarism overshadowing her appearance. >> that your work is your bond and you do what you say and keep your promise. >> that your word is your bond, that you do what you say you're going to do. >> oh, her comments sounding a lot like michelle obama's speech. this morning the trump campaign responds. delegates walk out after a fight on the convention floor. we're live in cleveland. >> medical mystery. new fears about the zika virus after a caregiver in the u.s. is infected while looking after someone with the virus. severe storms turn deadly. over 100 million americans