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investigators are now doing background collection on everyone on board to see if any of them had links to extremism. and federal regular lartz now say the failures that led to the massive oil spill off the coast of santa barbara last year were completely unacceptable. the investigation shows the company behind the spill didn't do enough to prevent corrosion and operators didn't detect the spill quickly enough and blames them for killing wildlife and shutting down miles of beaches. gap is closing 75 old navy and banana republic stores outside of north america. they estimate the closures will save them at least $275 million. the retailer has been suffering from competition from h & 34, zara and forever 21. >> one of the world's top golfers is caught in an insider trading investigation. the sec says phil mickelson made $3931,000 after getting a stock tip from a netted sports gambler. investigators claim he used some of the money to pay the man back money that he allegedly owed.
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mikkelson was not charged with a crime. his management group said in part quoting here that he takes full responsibility for the dangerous associations that led him to become part of this investigation. we turn now to another money scandal. back in november, we broke this story about the pentagon shelling out millions of taxpayer dollars to major sports teams including those in the nfl for paid acts an of patriotism. >> now the nfl says it will be returning that money to the taxpayers serena marshall joins us now with the latest from d.c. good morning, serena. >> good morning. that's right. your tax dollars are being refinds for once. those emotional staples at sporting events like unfurling the american flag paid for by the pentagon. nfl commissioner roger goodell admitting his teams charged the military more than $700,000 over four seasons to honor america's heroes. now after a promised internal
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audit that followed an abc news report, they'll return that money to the taxpayers. the senators investigating the praising the nfl. >> first time i can remember where an organization has not only owned up to it but actually sought to make it right. >> to win for taxpayers $700,000 is not very much money in the way we do business, but it is real money and we'll be going after the additional funds by the other professional lesion, as well. >> the senators hope the nfl's decision will lead those other leagues to follow. the department of defense deny dg the practice originally now saying they applaud the nfl's actions. he kendis, diane? >> serena, thank you. senators flake and mccain their report says 6al $8 million was inappropriately given to the professional sports teams. >> they're saying all told, some $53 million was spent from 2012 to 2015 on marketing and
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advertising contracts with professional teams. they're still waiting to hear from the other lesion. >> right. they're saying the nfl is now get setting a good example how to correct the problem. >> baseball continues to have those shows of patriotism at a price. >> coming up, he's been a sunday night television mainstay for decades. >> just days after his retirement, 60 minutes correspondndent morley safer ha died. the legacy he leaves behind straight ahead. you're watching "world news now." seems like every time the toilet gets cleaned,
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really is hard to believe it was just last week we found out that one of america's most storied broadcast journalists had announced retirement. >> the timing is crazy here. morley safer has been a mainstay on cbs news for more than 50 years. sadly, just days after his retirement, we've gotten word of his passing. david muir has more. >> here we are on board the good ship dan dehail lew.
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>> his colleagues celebrated his career and his retirement just this past sunday >> who are you? >> who are you? >> ben. >> i'm morley. >> morley safer? >> yes, himself. >> reporter: he was a staple of sunday night television in america, for more than four decades on that program. even longer with cbs news. he made a name for himself early on. >> they're bringing the wounded man through any minute now. >> reporter: reporting from vietnam for cbs in 1965. >> we're in the middle of these guys. >> we seem to be pinned down by snipers. >> and as steve kroft said just this past sunday, for safer, it was all about the words. >> from the dawn of his career to its twilight, morley safer was above all, a writer. a brilliant writer. >> i've led a charmed life, as a reporter, as an individual. a lot of it is blood, sweat, and toil and tards but a lot of it is pure unadulterated luck and i've been a very lucky guy.
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>> reporter: remembering the lighter moments. the muppets. >> can i ask you a question, please? >> yes. >> is your wife here? >> no, she's not. >> great. >> she could be very, very aggressive. >> i thought he was a good interviewer. >> but very sexy at the same time. >> reporter: meryl streep. >> no one has ever asked an actor, you're playing a strong-minded man. we assume that men are strong-minded. >> reporter: dolly parton. >> you want to ask me to sing or do you just want me to championship it out for you? >> just whoop it out for me. >> how would you like to be remembered in terms of your work? >> i think a pretty solid body of work that emphasized the words. it's not literature. but it can be very classy journalism. >> he was a gentleman. safer filed his last report in march of this year. >> 919 stories he filed for "60 minutes." >> wow. >> 12 emmy awards. >> quite a legend. >> uh-huh. (sounds of birds whistling)
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them an idea belonging to these guys at south water brewery new florida. they're finding a way to put an end to the plastic holders. >> saltwater brewery presents edible six-pack rings. a six-pack ringing that feeds animals instead of killing them. >> it's crafted from the by-products in the yessing process. you can eat it but probably won't want to. marine life will love it compared to plastic. a lot of people think cutting up the old holders is enough but experts say wildlife will still eat the little pieces from plastic killing them. >> we cut them up. make sure we cut them into small little pieces so there's no ring left at all. >> thomas himes says any shipment they get with the old style holders they replace with this latest hard plastic that is reusable. but word of an ed holder is all the rage among his beer pals in the concept taking off on social media. >> it's a cool idea and hope it
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catches on. >> one obstacle may be cost. they're perfecting the product before it makes 400,000 of them and hope other breweries will sign on to get the cost down and get it into the mainstream. >> we want to inspire the big guys to get on board. >> ip ravative and for wildlife, life saving. >> it is a great idea. right now in the pacific, there's a great pacific garbage patch that is makity way. it is the size of some cities according to some expert. that's right. such damage to cree furpz they not only are eat ath stuff and getting it stuck in their systems. they're getting stuck inside of those. they act like nets almost. that's the news for this half hour. >> remember to follow us on facebook, wnnfans.com
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this morning on "world news now," day two in the desperate search for egyptair flight 04. >> the rescue and recovery teams are back out there this morning looking for any signs of the plane that vanished from radar. fears growing now that the cause was terrorism. we're going to have the latest details. we'll take you behind the scenes to see how security measures are being stepped up at major airports here at home and why you may need to leave yourself more time before your next flight. >> in the race for the white house, hillary clinton taking a comfortable lead over donald trump in the latest poll and overnight trump responding to clinton after she said he's not qualified to be president. it is friday, may 20th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good friday morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> and i'm diane macedo.
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we begin with the search for answers in that crash of egyptair flight 804. more than 24 hours after it disappeared, there's still no sign of wreckage. >> officials do believe that terrorism is the likely cause. the airbus a320 was nearing the end of its flight from paris to cairo when it suddenly spun around and plunged into the mediterranean sea below. grieving family members have been waiting at the airport in cairo desperate for information but getting conflicting reports. we get the latest now from abc's kenneth moton. >> in the mediterranean sea, the all out search continues for egyptair ms 804. so does the mystery of what happened to the doomed flight from paris to cairo. the possibility of having a different action or having a terror attack is higher than the possibility of having a technical. >> this is video of the airbus a-320. the night had 56. near the end of the four-hour flight and a half hour before
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landing in cairo, it vanished. the greek defense minister says his country's radar showed the plane erratically terning left and making a circle to the right. the jet line her flowntom terror spots before paris. >> if it turns out this is a bomb you have to look at the security for all the flights. >> a u.s. military aircraft is helping in the search and tsa remains on high alert for u.s.-bound international flights. >> flights that the originalnate from charles de gaulle bound for the united states are subject to additional screening. american passengers can take confidence from that. but the emotional roller coaster continues for the victims' families. earlier reports from egyptian government officials that wreckage had been found were false. this man changed his flight or he would have been on ms-804. >> i am really lucky, he said. the fbi and white house are monitoring the situation. we're told u.s. intelligence officials are checking satellite
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images and the backgrounds of all on board that flight. kendis and diane. >> thanks to kenneth there. so far, there is no credible claim of responsibility, but if terrorism is to blame, investigators will have to determine if and how a bomb smuggled on to this jet. >> busy an's brian ross has more upon airport security and the methods some terrorists are using to bypass screeners. >> reporter: security officials say few airports in the world have better security than charles de gaulle in paris. but investigators are screening surveillance video there fearful a massive failure either in screening luggage or screening airport employees may have allowed a bomb to be hidden on the egyptair jet. abc's alex marquardt is there. >> reporter: after last year's paris attacks, security was beefed up here at france's airports. and concerns grew over the tens of thousands of workers. more than 70 of the so-called "red badges" that give access to secure areas were revoked or not renewed because of fears of radicalization.
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>> reporter: al qaeda and isis have a long track record of targeting airplanes and airports, including the russian jet brought down over egypt last year. isis claimed explosives hidden in this soda can were responsible, and officials say it was an airport worker who smuggled it onboard. and now u.s. officials are warning that al qaeda-connected terrorists have come up with a new hard-to-detect bomb hidden in laptop computers. a laptop bomb blew a hole in this jet, killing the suspected terrorist, after takeoff from somalia in february. surveillance video caught the moment when, again, two airport workers handed the laptop bomb to the terrorist, just before he boarded the plane. >> if you can mold the explosive so that it just looks like another part of the laptop, it's very difficult for a screener who is only using x-ray to detect that explosive material. >> reporter: and just last weekend, officials in somalia discovered seven more laptops being constructed as bombs,
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thwarting what they say was a much larger plot. neither isis nor al qaeda has claimed responsibility for what happened. and normally they're not shy about taking credit. but still, the working assumption by european and u.s. law enforcement is that this was most likely an act of terror. brian ross, abc news, new york. very frightening thought there. we should point out right now it's about daylight starting there in the mediterranean sea. there's a massive search effort that is getting under way at this hour. >> france, egypt, greece, all involved now. >> as well as units from the united kingdom. you see the scene there in paris. that is the counter where so many of those people checked in more than 24 hours ago before that doomed flight. >> egyptair has now changed its logo color from blue to black actually. >> just sort of a sign of mourning. > keep in mind with a massive effort like this and you have several countries involved, a lot of times the communications can get crossed out, as well.
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we got earlier conflicting reports of whether or not they found wreck and. we're trying to filter through everything to make sure we're bringing you accurate information. >> that's one of the things you. have to question what sort of information you're getting from the egyptian officials. we went through this during the metrojet investigation. i get the sense we're going to get conflicting information, as well following this crash. we're going to keep on top of it for you. we'll have much more in our next half hour, including a live report from egypt. >> stay with abc news for continuing coverage. we'll get you the latest later on this morning on america this morning and "good morning america." the senate approved just over a billion dollars to fight the zika virus. this sets up a showdown with lawmakers in the house who voted for a much smaller amount yeshl this week. and the u.s. swimming team has moved its preolympic training from puerto rico to atlanta over concerns about the virus. this follows a decision by major league baseball to shift two of
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its games from san juan to miami. oklahoma's legislature passed a bill that essentially bans an bortions by punishing the doctors who perform them. doctors could face felony charges or have their medical licenses revoked. it may be the first legislation of its kind in this country. it's unclear if the governor will sign the measure which is sure to face legal hurdles. on the campaign trail, both donald trump and hillary clinton are accusing each other of not being qualified to be president. a new national "new york times"/cbs poll shows clinton ahead of trump 47 to 41% this that margin is shrinking. her lead is down from ten points just a month ago. clinton insists she's trying to stay bob the fray when it comes to trump and will not respond to every accusation he makes. she's calling on bernie sanders to step up and help ian phi the party essentially declaring that the democratic race is over. >> so you get into the gentle election if you're the nominee
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for your party >> i will be the nominee for my party. that is already done in effect. there is no way i won't be. >> trump is lashing back at hillary's assessment saying he's not qualified to be president saying she's the run unfit for the role. he cited her responses to recent terror attacks saying just like president obama, she refuses to acknowledge or use the term radical islamic terrorism. >> the company which owned the an error rare movie theater is not liable for that attack. jurors deliberated before, 27 family members who lost loved ones sued claiming security was lack. a separate suit in federal court is still pending. james holmes is serving a life sentence for that shooting. this morning a bridge collapse new under investigation. it happened after a tractor-trailer carrying a boom lift struck the bridge. engineers are on the scene
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trying to figure out whether the extent of the damage and how long it will take to repair it. no one was hurt in the collapse. >> in baltimore, preparations underway for the preakness stakes. nyquist is looking to keep his triple crown hopes alive but his main rival exaggerator who was second in the derby will be there. exaggerator is 0 for 4 against nyquist. both horses will probably have a sloppy tracking to contend with. rain is expected at post time. >> now to anchorage, alaska, and a wildlife challenge or two. it was quite a triathlon. take a look at this, a mama bear and her two cubs cross the course. >> i thought they wanted to run into. >> the cubs seemed especially curious. >> the owner says she can't remember a bear coming within sniffing distance of a runner. that runner props.
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staying surprisingly calm. >> wow. i would have finished that run in record time. >> i wonder what charity the bears are running for? >> yeah. no. >> . >> that's one way to motivate to you finish or just turn backwards. >> every race should have a pack of bears behind you. >> i'd finish it in kenyan time. coming up, we'll have an update on the certainly for the missing egyptair flight. >> we'll look at how airports are going behind the scenes at l.a.x. see how airport security is keeping us all save. >> later a dive standed in water. how the diver fought off sharks and stayed alive. you can always get our updates on facebook at wnnfans.com or twitter @abcwnn. >> it's a little something i've
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disappearance of egyptair flight 804. officials believe the plane crashed in the mediterranean sea heading from paris to cairo. so far searchers have come up empty. >> egypt says at this point terrorism seems more likely than technical failure. investigate remembers now doing background collection on everyone on board. and that includes 56 passengers, seven crew members and the three security officers. and here in the u.s., one of america's busiest airports isn't
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wasting time in accepting up security. >> passengers heading into or out of l.a.x. can expect to see more officers, dogs and weaponry. our los angeles station gives us an inside look. >> reporter: l.a. x., a flurry of planes, travelers and lines of travelers. tacked with keeping things i've and flowing. the l.a.x. police force. while they're easy to spot in the terminal, you're less likely to spot them here. at their firing range next to the runway. or here senator he will bite you. >> reporter: training their canine units how to stop an attacker. or here at their long range rifle training. the airport police in a cop stant ballot to stay ahead of the bad guys. because of the rise in terrorism, brussels, pairs and now san bernardino, l.a. x. is up to speed and staying on top of terrorism. one of the main things we have is the weapons knows weapons are plentiful. high powered shotguns and rifles
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and even this. a tactical bearcat armored vehicle. the officers hanging off it members of l.a. x.'s s.w.a.t. equivalent. the esu. emergency services unit. blug. it's around the clock 12-person team. >> constantly training being proficient with our firearms, the rifles and shotguns we carry and sidearms. >> esu working hand in hand with the airport's canine unit. exact number of bomb-sniffing dogs is classified. we're told it's more than any other airport in the country. the dogs aren't just trained to sniff out explosives. they're multitaskers and patrol dogs trained to go after suspects. >> most of the local police dogs only search for suspects. these dogs are also trained in explosives. >> officer down straight ahead. >> reporter: there are roughly
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500 sworn l.a.x. police officers. last year alone, some 74 million ralphers came through l.a.x. the police walk agfine line between making them secure and making them feel intimidated. >> they don't want to feel like they're imprisoned with an overabundance of guns. >> someone will tell you is this really necessary? we understand but it is a sign of the time. >>. >> the dogs look so cute and sweet you. see them in training. do not let go. >> you know they're out to -- they're no joke. >> all business. >> that's one of the busiest airports in the country, about 35 mill or or so pass through l.a.p. every year senator it is its own city. but you and i have both ralphed extensively abroad. recently i was traveling in rio, and kept my shoes on. plugged the laptop in.
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even snuck a liquid through. it was a domestic flight but there are imp rules. a lot of things have to be looked at. >> that water that you snuck in. >> >> they had only metal detecters. anyway. >> about you, l.a.x. a massive airport. on the one side, it kind of freaks you out a little bit when you see that much security somewhere. on the other hand it, makes you feel safer. kind of mixed emotions seeing all that. coming up in our next hour, a police officer says he pulled over this woman for failing to use a turn signal. surveillance video shows she's did and also shows this. that's the officer punching her in the face. hear what that officer is saying now. >> first stranded at sea. the real life open water scare for one skew ba diver confronted by an eight-foot shark. his tale of fievel straight ahead. you're watching .
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♪ >> all right. so we have a close encounter to show you i'm guessing one skew ba diver will never forget. >> imagine swimming to the surface only to find your boat left you behind and you're stranded in the ocean miles away from shore. >> and as if that's not terrifying enough, along comes a shark. here's abc's kayna whitworth. >> reporter: randy fail says he surfaced from a scuba dive off florida sunday and found himself all alone in the middle of the ocean. his daughters on board the boat not realizing they had drifted more than three miles away while he was under. blowing a whistle to signal for hip and holding up his dive bag
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as a flag. then he dips back down. and sees eight feet of pure terror. >> he was as close as the end of my flippers. >> reporter: fails now in a frenzy keeping the shark at bay with his unloaded spear gun. his story nearly ripped from the screen play of the 2003 movie "open water." >> i thought he said they never come that close. >> they also said the boat would be here. >> reporter: two hours later muscles cramping he's rescued and reunited with his family who had been sending out distress calls. >> i asked them if we wanted to go out and they said that was enough excitement for the day. they wanted to go home. >> he says he can't wait to go back. kayna whitworth, los angeles. >> that is a nightmare. >> i think he might have claw marks in your arm from me going -- >> the scene that have shark. >> just coming up out of the water looking around and realizing the boat is gone, that's scary enough. to see this after that.
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>> no way. i wouldn't go back. >> no, i don't think so. >> i would be good. >> right here. >> we're all right.
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see? told you it would work. cascade. all right. time now for the mix. we start with a high school that had to walk down their graduating class had to walk without their own valedictorian. >> why? >> this is a high school in louisiana. and andrew jones was denied the ability to walk at his graduation because of his facial hair. >> that little thing? >> that thing. >> peach fuzz. >> the school says despite his 4.0 average and the fact that he was top of the class. >> wow. >> that his facial hair broke skol policy. they have a dress code. the hair is not allowed as part of it. >> but the dred locks are okay. just that little facial hair. >> they even took his gown off him. >> these online schools are going far these days. >> the superintendent says the rule's been in place for years. jones was warned multiple times and regardless, he showed up on
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graduation day with fales hair. so no diploma for him. >> congratulations, kid. good job in the meantime. so what's the key to a happy marriage? i would say not ever getting married. about you, but or happy life. there's this blogger an amanda da warn. >> happy wife happy life. >> the key is basically keeping it hot. cooking for your man. >> wait. no happy wife, happy life. >> he's happier. by being hotter. >> that's it for this half hour. polka. >> i don't like this story at all. ♪ ♪
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this morning on "world news now," the search resumes. daylight in the mediterranean offering some hope that search teams will find the missing egyptair flight. our reporter standing by in cairo with a live report. >> the chief of the san francisco police department is resigning amid racial tension this after an officer killed a young black woman. we have details ahead. >> and kesha is back on for their sunday's billboard music awards after she said she had been barred by her record label. why she's now allowed to perform on one condition. that story ahead in "the skinny." it's friday, may 20th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. i'm diane macedo. >> i'm kendis gibson. of course, we'll get started here with the mystery over the
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mediterranean of egyptair flight 0 had and terrorism emerging as the leading theory behind the crash. >> several countries sent planes to scour for the wreckage and more help is on the way. officials said the plane veered wildly before plunging into the sea. >> it was a widely used airbus a320, this particular one made in 2003. the pilot had more than 6,000 hours of flying time and there was no distress call. we're going to get more now from abc's david kerley. >> reporter: the late night flight boarded 56 passengers and ten crew members including three air marshals taking off from paris's charles de gaulle airport at 11:09. near the end of the four-hour flight at 2:30 a.m., the pilots check in with air track control. all is fine as the jet enters egyptian air space at 37,000 feet, cruising altitude. 16 minutes later, the airbus a 320 just drops off radar screens. the greek defense minister says his country's radar shows the
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plane erratically turning left, then making a full circle to the right, possibly suggesting the jet was falling out of the sky. at 2:50 the last attempt to contact egyptair 804, no response. egyptian officials admitting the most likely cause of this crash is terror. >> the possibility of having a different action or having a terror attack is higher than the possibility of having a technical failure. >> the jetliner had flown to trouble spots before paris. on tuesday in eritrea, and in tunisia before making the paris to cairo flight. >> if it turns out this is a bomb, yes, you have to look at all the security for all the flights, where did the aircraft come from? what kind of bomb was it? >> hours after the jet disappeared, relatives gathered at airports learning the grim news that no one survived. amidst the grief, relief for this man who at the last moment
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changed his flight or he too would have been on flight 804. >> i had knots in my stomach and have had ever since then. i am really lucky. >> reporter: where the jet went down is some of the deepest water in the mediterranean. more than 6,000 feet which means any recovery of the black boxes or wreckage will have to be done with remotely controlled vehicles. david kerley, abc news, reagan national airport. >> as investigators look into the possibility of terrorism, the crash has put travelers around the world on edge. >> abc's molly hunter has more on the investigation and the families who are hoping for answers this morning. she joins us now from cairo where the flight was heading. molly, after so much criticism last fall after the metrojet, are you getting the sense the egyptian authorities now how to handle this case. >> not at all. >> we covered the metrojet disaster last fall. the investigation was nothing short of a disaster. different officials speaking out of turn. press statements leaked. messaging not coordinated. that's exactly what's happening
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again. yesterday there was an announcement that the greeks had found wreckage, then an announcement from the egyptians that wreckage from the plane had indeed been found. late last night an executive from egyptair came out to say we're wrong, there is no wreckage. yet the original statement was still on their website. the information war is on. we are trying to get as many facts as possible. we heard from the minister of civil aviation yesterday who refused to speculate saying he didn't want to delve in conspiracy or hypothesis. he ended the press conference saying it's more likely a terror attack than mechanical failure but giving few details to back that up. >> all right. makes a case like this tough to cover, especially from you on the ground trying to get us the latest. molly, what do you know about what's expected from the search today. >> reporter: again, very little, diane. so the egyptian navy is out in force today. we know the sun is up and planes out on mediterranean right now.
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all efforts focused on locating the wreckage. but they failed to give us a specific search area yesterday. all they said was that area will expand. by how much we're not sure. the u.s. and brits have offered to help the egyptian navy here is taking the lead and greece is also out in force with their helicopters standing by, as well. >> molly, back to the scene in cairo where you are. we're taking a look at the facilities there. where are the families being held and any idea what any of them are saying right now? >> families are all staying at an airport hotel. egyptair has said they will host the families for as long as necessary trying to get them the necessary information. again that information flow is very slow. we spoke with families yesterday. their anguish visible, their pain very raw as you would imagine. they're seeking accountability and seeking information and answers that egyptian officials so far have been unable to provide. we were at the airport last night when families came in from paris. and they were screaming and they
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were crying. it was very emotional. very intense. right now they're telling us that they know nothing about what's happening in the investigation and they don't know when they'll get any information about the fate of their loved ones. >> wow. >> a tough situation especially for the families in this search for answers. abc's molly hunter live from cairo. thank you for everything you're doing to try to get answers on that end. and do stay with abc news for the latest on the search. we're going to have more ahead on "america this morning" as well as "good morning america." >> the idea that terrorism appears to be the cause of this crash is one issue that has hillary clinton and donald trump finally in agreement. >> but on most everything else, both candidates are lobbing accusations. for the first time, clinton is calling out trump saying he's not qualified to be president. trump is firing back at her and unleashing his most personal attack yet on her husband. abc's tom llamas with details. >> reporter: donald trump proving nothing is off limits.
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dramatically intensifying his attacks on former president bill clinton's history with women. >> i looked at the "new york times." are they going to interview juanita broderick? are they going to interview paula jones? are they going to interview kathleen willey? in one case, it's about exposure. in another case, it's about groping and fondling and touching against a woman's will. >> and rape. >> and rape. >> reporter: the rape accusation is decades-old and discredited. hillary clinton asked about trump's personal attacks. >> do you ever feel compelled to defend your honor, the honor of your husband? >> no. >> with statements that he's making that go to the core of the relationship? >>? >> no, not at all. i know that that's exactly what he is fishing for and, you know, i'm not going to be responding. >> reporter: clinton now saying plain and clear, trump is not fit for the white house. >> if you go through many of his irresponsible, reckless, dangerous comments, it's not just somebody saying something off the cuff.
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this is a pattern, a pattern that has gone on now for months. he is not qualified to be president of the united states. >> reporter: and in a show of force against senator bernie sanders who's fighting on against the odds, clinton declaring that the race is over. >> so, you get into the general election. if you're the nominee for your party -- >> i will be the nominee for my party, chris. that's already done, in effect. there's no way that i won't be. >> reporter: there is concern that bernie sanders' supports won't support hillary clinton in the general election. but clinton's arguments is that back in 2008, 40% of her supporters said they would not support a then senator barack obama and we all know how that race ended. tom llamas, abc news, new york. a judge is expected to . dlufr a verdict on monday in the case of a baltimore police officer charged in connection with the death of freddie gray. closing arguments wrapped up yesterday. officer edward nero waived his right to a jury trial. he faces assault and reckless endangerment charges. gray died after suffering a spinal injury while in police
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custody. his death resulted in unrest and protests in that city. near row -- nero is one of six officers charged. >> the house of representatives voted to restrict confederate flags at federal cemeteries. graves can still be marked with the flag but it has to be small and only displayed on memorial day and confederate memorial day. >> a new "washington post" poll found that 90% of native americans are not offended by the washington redskins nickname. and an overwhelming majority consider it an unimportant issue. redskins owner dan snyder has maintained that he won't change the team name which once again became a prominent issue after the 2012 season. >> a pair of diehard hockey fans enjoyed a one-of-a-kind playoff experience this week. >> 12-year-old wyatt nelson and his dad jerry are huge fans of the minor league team the saskatoon blades. going to games whenever they can but because jerry is blind, he
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follows along on a radio feed with wyatt doing the play by play for his dad. he's gotten pretty good at it. >> the major league st. louis blues got wind of this and they brought the pair to st. louis for a playoff game against the sharks. and during the first period, they handed the mike over to young wyatt who the then broadcasted to millions with dad right by his side the play by play of the game. >> very cool. >> isn't that awesome? years of practice of making sure dad knows what's going on. and now he got to show off this new skill of his. >> coming up, a pennsylvania officer under fire accused in a violent attack on a woman he had pulled over. what that officer is now saying this morning. and victory for kesha. she's back on the program for this sunday's billboard music awards. she'll apparently be allowed to perform but only on one condition. we have that story ahead in "the skinny." >> that she wears clothes? >> first here's a look at today's temperatures. you'll have to wait and see. >> announcer: "world news now"
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don't just mask odors. eliminate them with new tide and downy odor defense collection. recapping our top story on the egyptair disaster. officials say the plane jerked to the left, then made a full circle to the right before plummeting into the mediterranean sea. flight 804 was traveling from paris to cairo with 66 people on board whether he it vanished from radar. egyptian officials believe terrorism is the likely cause. search teams from several countries are right now combing the ocean or the sea rather. but so far, there's no sign of the wreckage. san francisco's embattled police chief has been forced out of his job. the chief resigned just hours after a police officer shot and killed a young black woman
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driving what was believed to be a stolen car. the department has been under fire recently over several fatal police shootings of black suspects. recent reports also claim a number of officers had exchanged raisist and homophobic text messages. >> a store security guard charged with assault for allegedly pushing a transgender woman out of the ladies room. our d.c. station spoke to the woman who said she was hurt and distraught by the incident. >> a police officer in reading, pennsylvania, is finding himself in serious legal hot water accused of attacking a woman that he pulled over. >> the confrontation was caught on video and now the officer is facing criminal harnlgs. here's abc's linsey davis. >> reporter: watch as this car uses a turn signal to park. but pennsylvania police officer jesus santiago-dejesus pulls the car over, saying the driver failed to use a turn signal. he then says the woman behind the wheel doesn't have a driver's license. >> you are driving.
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you don't have a valid driver's license. >> reporter: the woman tells him she's recording it all on her phone. >> i'm using my phone to record him because this is my proof that i'm right. this is my proof. >> reporter: surveillance video shows the officer grab the phone, throw it, then punch the woman. while two officers wrestle her on the cement to handcuff her, she says she hit her head on a pipe and needed staples in her head. she then spent three days in jail, charged with assault and resisting arrest. those charges are now dropped. >> this interaction between police and citizen was escalated by the police behavior. >> reporter: santiago-dejesus turned himself in and faces criminal charges including oppression and evidence tampering. the officer's attorney says his client was hit first. as for that turn signal, he says just because it was visible from the front doesn't mean the officer saw it as he approached from behind. linsey davis, abc news, new york. when we come back, why kesha is now back on the program for this weekend's billboard music awards. >> the $99 million payday that actor daniel craig reportedly just turned down.
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just a fickle day in "the skinny." why? >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our
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♪ skinny, so skinny >> and topping our "skinny" headlines kesha is back on. >> that's right.
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>> for this weekend's billboard music awards. >> the 29-year-old pop star had said she had been barred from her record label from performing amid her contract dispute with producer dr. luke. >> so kesha claims in a lawsuit that he sexually and emotionally abused her for years. he denies those allegations and sued her for defamation as well as breach of contract. >> now dr. luke's kemo sabe records has given her the green light to perform on the condition that she cannot mention the lawsuits at any point during the event. >> and humble brag. the billboard music awards will be aired right here sunday night at 8:00 p.m. on abc. >> next, call him the real life dr. no. >> just days after speculation about who might be the next bond, actor daniel craig has reportedly told studio bosses at mgm that he's done playing the martini sipping, heineken drinking lately super spy. despite a final offer of get this, $99 million for two more movies. that's nearly twice what he's made in the last four bond films
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combined. >> 99 mil? >> maybe he just wanted that extra $1 million. >> now, in his defense, craig has been plagued with a knee injury that he suffered during filming a fight scene for the last bond film "specter," and he faupsly told an interviewer last year that he would rather slash his wrists than do another bond film >> so he's saying there's a chance. >> $99 million. >> man. >> i'll do it for way less than $99 million. the first female bond. >> that would be hot. >> i think so. >> next comedian louis c.k. uses his celebrity to shine the spotlight on a little known women's issue. >> he squared off against kate bolduan and jonathon capehart for power players week on jeopardy. he won $50,000 for the fistula foundation. >> what is f-i-s -- >> i was starting to write fistula. that's my charity. >> oh, your charity. >> awareness is the first step. that's what he helped us with.
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opening hearts and minds and our job is to get those wallets open so we can help more women. >> it is a childbirth related injury often found in poor countries in africa and asia that leaves women incontinent. last year the fistula foundation raised nearly 5,000 life changing surgeries. the procedure is not all that complicated but hard to get in those areas. >> it's great he's able to get the word out about it on "jeopardy!" there. a rare memory of marilyn monroe caught on camera sold at auction. >> the black and white photograph taking by renowned fashion photographer richard avedon was taken in 1957 here in new york capturing a rare unguarded moment. you don't see her like this. >> she looks beautiful there. avedon described that moment saying for hours she danced and flirted and sang but at the end of the night when the dancing was done, her bubbly facade slipped for just an instant. >> photograph sold yesterday at
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♪ it has been yet another busy week of headlines, tragically, of course, led by that plane crash. >> that's right. but also making news this week, a major victory in the w here now is our weekly "friday rewind." >> the possibility of having a different action or having a terror attack is higher than the possibility of having technical failure. >> if it turns out that this is a bomb, yes, you have to look at the whole security for all the flight. where did the aircraft come from? what kind of bomb was it. >> people that try to leave mosul are being executed.
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my assessment in mosul, it's getting worse and worst every day. >> in politics and in life, ignorance is not a virtue. it's now the cool to not know what you're talking about. >> number one i'm not stupid. okay? i can tell that you right now. just the opposite. >> so what is your plan to create jobs? his answer is i'm going to create them. they're going to be great. but i'm not telling you what it is i'm going to do. >> so when you look back on the past nine months from that first debate to now, any regrets? >> absolutely i have regrets. i don't think i want to discuss what the regrets are. >> we are in till the last ballot is cast, but we have the possibility of going to philadelphia with a majority of the pledged delegates. >> you do have to shame and guilt them into it. and i did it on my show recently.
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making news in america this morning -- lingering questions about that missing jet liner. the mystery of egyptair flight 804. the intensifying search for evidence in the mediterranean sea. plus, a new warning about hard to detect bombs concealed in something so many passengers bring on board. a first-hand look at beefed up security at airports across the country. a high-speed chase ends on a highway. the driver approaches speeds of 100 miles an hour. and the valedictorian left out of his own graduation ceremony. he was top of his class with a perfect grade point average so hear why the school wouldn't let him walk.

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