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>> they say his jeep cherokee caused his death, and they're trying to prevent it happening to others. >> reporter: he was killed by his jeep and his degreeing parents announcing their filing a lawsuit against the makers of the jeep. >> his death might save some other lives. >> reporter: they said it may suddenly roll away if the engine is left running and they fail to put it in park. the lever springs back to the center no matter what gear you're in. in june the jeep rolled back crushing him against a gate. a letter announcing a fix for the defect announced seven days after his death. 1.1 million vehicles recalled. >> that problem existed for years. >> reporter: in a statement, they say they extend the
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sympathies to the family for the loss. the company can't comment further at this time. jeep owners have filed a class action lawsuit as the company reminds affected drivers to make sure the parking break is engaged. >> a traj ir story. coming up, "star wars" fans k k kicking up. >> apparently these days you're not a real fan until you make your own tribute film. you're watching "world news now" n. . now".
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♪ >> pretty cool, huh? all right. there are "star wars" fans, and then there are "star wars" super fans. >> who are not happy to enjoy the movie. they're making their own tribute films. >> for a few it's helping them to jump start their own hollywood careers. ♪ >> reporter: here in the san dunes of a remote ail yan planet surrounded by storm troopers and
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bad guys, we're on the set of a "star wars" movie. but not the one you think. here there's no george lucas or jj a jj abrams, but you'll find friends and "star wars" fans so in love with the galaxy far far away, they're making their own "star wars" movie. they'll spr their film in the fan film award. at stake, bragging rights. and just possibly fame and fortune. the guys have spent the last week weeks recruiting about 60 friends and family for a grueling three-day shoot in the scorching desert. their movie is called the sable course air. they crash land an quickly run into trouble. >> another day, another worse case scenario. >> long time, aaron. >> reporter: the strange world of manmade movies is bigger than just "star wars." you'll find hundreds of them
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online from homemade harry potter adventures to "game of thrones" knockoffs. for the most part big studios tolerate fan fims using their copy wrighted character es as long as they don't profit. these men hope theirs is good enough to get hollywood's attention. >> we hope people will see these guys can do high concept ideas and special effects. >> reporter: this one is chosen as a finalist. next, it's off to london for what's basically the academy awards of "star wars" fan films. the winners are about to be announced at the annual convention. jeff, nick, nick's girlfriend, alex and brother chris made it just on time.
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>> this has been a long road. >> the longest journey ever. it's been an epic journey. >> blood, sweat, tears, a few maxed out credit cards. >> reporter: and at this moment. >> it goes to the sable course air. >> reporter: the team finds out they've won the audience choice award, voted best fan film by the fans. the edwards brothers are winners picking up the film makers select award. jeff and nick, taking home a golden storm trooper has made the journey worth it. what's next? for that, wait for the sequel f. for nightline, we're in london. >> one of the souper fans featured in the piece made this film in 1999. he got a message from george lucas and said steven spielberg sent me a copy of your short film. >> that is very cool.
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♪ all right. it was the 12th state dinner of his presidency, and last night president obama pulled out all the stops. >> the guest list featured a mix of washington officials and celebrities all turning out to help the white house celebrate after a century of diplomatic relations between the u.s. and singapore. abc was there. >> reporter: there's a certain formula for a state visit at the white house. greet your visitor. meet in the oval office. talk to reporters, and even kiss
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a few babies. but the most lavish moment is often saved for last. president obama hosted a glamorous state dinner honoring the prime minister of singapore. >> with this visit we're celebrating 50 years of diplomatic relations between our two nations. >> reporter: there was an electic mix an author and two soviet spies or the actors who play them on tv. michelle obama wore a stunning ivory gown drawing a seal of approval from the president. for mr. obama, the bigger concern was the food. >> we all know how seriously singapore people take their food. even the street vendors earn stars. that creates pressure. the menu featured a crab dish
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and this e will laborate pastry display. >> this is the hybrid of breeds native to singapore and hawaii. where the president was born. most of us believe. >> reporter: and that joke is coming at a timely moment. tomorrow president obama is turning 55. this certainly won't be the last celebration at the white house this week. nick and linsey. >> my favorite bit, michelle looking great. that and the thumbs up. i would never get away with that. >> it was so cool. >> awesome. >> check out my babe. check out my mrs. >> he's a funny guy. >> charming. >> charming, funny. whoever does the correspondence dinn
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this morning on "world news now," donald trump apparently not ready to endorse his fellow republican leaders. >> we'll hear why he's heading back as other republicans say they're switching sides and endorsing hillary clinton for president. this as president obama offers his toughest criticism of trump yet. >> monsoon rains in the southwest causing flash floods, washing out intersections of an interstate in arizona and sweeping vehicles away. some motorists being rescued from their cars as the waters rise. and it's supposed to be a gentleman's sport, but these two golfers didn't let that stop them putting up their dukes on the fairway and probably fighting over who has the cooler khakis. we'll show you the unexpected
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ending. taking thrill seeking to another level of crazy. this guy is not just sky surfing. he's flying into the belly of a thunderstorm to try to ride lightning. he says he's not doing this just for the thrill. it's wednesday, august 3rd. from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning. i'm nick watt. >> i'm lindsey janice. it's hump day. you just learned what the meaning of that -- >> yeah. we're over the hump. middle of the week. i did not know that. >> i'm surprised. i first heard that in your country. nick is excited to tell you about this golf brawl. >> i can't wait. best story of the day. >> it's an infuriating game. i'm surprised it doesn't happen more often. we begin this half hour with the latest stunning twist and turns on the road to the white house. donald trump shocked the political world by refusing to
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endorse paul ryan and senator john mccain if their primary elections. ryan is making it clear that he never asked for trump's endorsement in the first place. hours earlier, president obama had ripped into republican leaders for standing by trump, calling him unfit and unprepared to be president. and trump fired back on fox news last night saying he knows far more about foreign policy than the president. and he sparked even more controversy at a rally in virginia. it's your voice, your vote. we get the latest from abc. >> reporter: president obama with a foreign leader standing next to him said something unprecedented in modern elections. >> i think the republican nominee is unfit. there have been republican presidents with whom i disagreed with, but i didn't have a doubt that they could function as president. >> reporter: trump responding to the remarks. >> he'll probably go down as the
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worst president in the hifstory of our country. a retired lieutenant colonel gave trump his purple heart. >> i wanted him to have something to remember all the veterans. >> i always wanted to get the purple heart. this was much easier. >> reporter: a baby's cries punk waited his speech. watch for yourself. >> don't worry about that baby. i love babies. it's young and beautiful and healthy. that's what we want. >> reporter: he went on and then paused again. >> actually, i was only kidding. you can get the baby out of here. that's all right. don't worry. i think she believed me that i love having a baby crying while i'm speaking. >> reporter: kaine mocking trump. >> he kicked a baby out of an event today. >> reporter: and chris christie, the latest to distance himself from trump's public feud with the khan family, parents of a fallen soldier.
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>> it's inappropriate for us in this context to be criticizing them. i'm not going to participate in that. as the gop struggles to unify behind donald trump, two more republicans are jumping ship. meg whitman is voting for hillary clinton and raising funz for her. she says trump is a reckless and uninformed candidate exploits anger and racial division, and retiring noing new york lawmake become the first republican member of congress to publicly back clinton. the fallout continuing over the e-mail hack that rocked the democratic national convention. less than a week after debbie wasserman schultz stepped down as chair of the democratic national committee, three more officials resigned. the coe, cfo and communications director, and a transition team is being appointed following the leak that apparently showed some party officials were trying to
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sabotage bernie sanders' campaign. and news breaking overnight. north korea's fourth reported missile launch in about two weeks. the missile fired this morning flew more than 600 miles into the waters of north korea's east coast. top north korean diplomat says the launch is a correct response to what he called the constant nuclear blackmail of the u.s. more launches are expected in the coming weeks to protest annual u.s. military exercises. a rebel group is sharing photos of what it says are chlorine mas canisters dropped from a military air. a new front in the battle for the strategic syrian city of aleppo. they carried out a tunnel bombing of a government ar the
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till tilly building sflnchts. >> two men in custody after threatening police. prosecutors say the suspects were arrested with large capacity guns. they were listening to the police radio frequency at the time during the arrest they were talking about recent police killings and acting in a l threatening manner. >> the zika virus is spreading in south florida. there is a 15th case of the infection not related to travel, and this one is not within the miami neighborhood where the others were. health officials are working hard to contain the spread of zika virus. eva pilgrim is there. >> reporter: the full on assault against zika virus ramping up the battle. taking it to the sky, that aerial spraying in miami beginning as soon as the morning. the mayor saying they are up against a tough enemy. these mosquitos are proving to be a little bit difficult to get rid of. >> mosquitos have always been
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difficult to get rid of. >> reporter: this is the front line of the assault. miami tripling the number of inspectors on the ground. even still, people hiring private contractors to kill mosquitos on their property. >> reporter: this woman is due to give birth later this month. she's taking every precaution wearing long sleeves and pants. >> it's warm out. i want to make sure i'm staying protected. >> reporter: now that 15 patients have contracted the virus, this clinic in the hot zone is stepping up who gets tested for zika virus. >> as of yesterday we're testing every pregnant woman that comes through my desk. >> reporter: doctors warning those to wear long sleeves and pants f. storms in the southwest have led to dangerous flooding in the phoenix area. a major interstate was closed down in both directions after cars and trucks got stuck in the rushing water. fire crews helped rescue a number of people from their
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submerged cars. a few thousand homes were without power. dryer weather is expected tomorrow. there's big news about beverages this morning. for the first time, bottled water will outsell soda this year. health and convenience are major reasons, but it's also america's crumbling infrastructure. lead contamination is showing up in water supplies because of decaying pipes. the average amount of soda fell to a 30 year low last year. now a story from scotland. help wanted on a remote island that needs a schoolteacher. it's the aisle of muck. >> in the winter it's windy and wet and dark. >> and a hand full of school kids need a new schoolteacher. the children have unique requirements, you might say. >> i want a teacher that knows
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how to garden. a teacher that knows how to teach. lots of things, and -- >> the school is seeking applicants for the job online. they say there's been interest from around the world. >> they'd better hurry and find someone. substitutes will be used if the new teacher isn't hired yet. just nine kids. do you know anybody? >> my sister is a teacher, but i don't think she'd want to live on the aisle of muck. >> it's really remote. 20 mile ferry road to go shopping. >> there are a lot of islands, and the first time i took my wife to one, a guy in a store tried to talk to her, and she looked at him and said i don't understand what he's saying. i thad to translate. it's a different world. it feels like 50 years ago. beautiful. year around is the issue. that's the issue. coming up, getting ready to
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ride the lightning. we'll meet the daredevil taking sky surfing to another level. flying high in the middle of a thunderstorm. he says he's not doing it for the thrill, then why do it at all? >> and a terrifying scene on camera. armed thieves burst into a store with guns blazing sending everyone running for cover. the suspects are on the run. we have more details on the story we brought you yesterday. >> you can find us on facebook. and twitter at abcwnn. for residents age 50 to 85. write down this number now. right now, people are receiving this free information kit for guaranteed acceptance life insurance with a rate lock through the colonial penn program. if you are on a fixed income, learn about affordable whole life insurance that guarantees your rate can never increase for any reason.
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the killer whale lava flow on the big island. it's been flowing for a week now. the first time it's flowed into the ocean in three years. there's no threat to nearby communities. time lapse photography shows the lava flowing like an ocean or a river. this is actually flowing over an old neighborhood. it almost looks like computer graphic effects from a sci fi movie. it's video from right here on our planet. turning now to a terrifying scene that played out inside a convenience store in houston, texas. >> heavily armed masked gunmen opened fire sending employees
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and customers running for cover. it was all caught on camera. >> reporter: the first sign anything is wrong at this houston convenience store, an ear splitting gunshot into the ceiling. employees dave for safety in a room as a gunman storms over the counter. >> our co-workers jumped into the booth and locked the door. >> they locked the door, protecting themselves behind bullet proof glass with the money inside. the three gunmen tried to get in, banging on the door and sho shoot. >> people outside assumed we were dead, because they heard so many shots fired. >> reporter: in the back one, one customer gets a shotgun pointed at his head. he offers his walt. the gunman tries to get into the booth. the door holds. >> they came like crazy. they were shooting everywhere. bullets flying all over.
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>> reporter: their mission a failure. they take off in an suv. >> somebody trying to get easy money instead of working hard. >> reporter: those would be robbers are still on the loose. abc use, denver. >> one of the robbers trying to kick a door in. the whole thing over in 56 seconds, done. >> scary 56 seconds. coming up in our next half hour, the para glider who survived a 150 foot free fall to the ground. the dramatic video that shows him spinning out of control, forced to make a life or death decision. this morning what it is that he says saved his life. first, the man who is taking thrill seeking to a new and dangerous level. he's not just sky surfing. he's riding lightning. why he says he's not doing it just for the thrills. you're watching "world news now."
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♪ ♪ >> that is metallica waking us up. back in 1984 when they released that, ride the lightning was a met or the. >> this morning we're meeting a man doing it for real. he's a 41-year-old, a flier in the elite red bull air force. that is a thing. and we're joining him in his attempt to sky surf a thunderstorm. >> reporter: central florida is one of the most lightning proned zones in the world. for shawn mccormick, that's the point. the big question is why. >> in all my time training what we're doing here is the one experience that i've had that wasn't really able to get chronicled properly.
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>> reporter: for extreme athletes like shawn, carefully coordinated stunts like these are also about the bragging rights. getting that perfect video. not easy. especially when lightning is involved. at this hangar, a team has been assembled for this mission. two other sky driving pros. a diver and a photographer. what happens if you bump into him when he's doing his thing? to make sure shawn finds the right kind of cloud to surf, they brought in a meteorologist. >> normally as a meteorologist you tell people how to stay away. this is the opposite. >> here we go. >> reporter: unreal to watch them work. unbelievable. almost there. 14,000 feet. ears are starting to pop.
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the air is about 20 degrees colder. the storm is getting higher. they want to get closer to it. to get near the top of the cloud we're 4,000 feet higher than a normal jump. a little lightheaded. need some oxygen. money shot. and the thin air starts to take a toll. if you get light. >> reporter: my producer starts to fade, barely able to hold onto the camera. strap in. i got it. jackie is behind the lens. how you feeling? >> i'm alive. >> reporter: the angle is intense. the good news is we got oxygen in our system, and she didn't pass out. night line shoot successful.
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>> yes. >> reporter: back on the ground we learn that storm cloud wasn't actually ideal for filming. but then -- >> this cloud kind of moved in and started lighting up the sky. >> reporter: they get what they've been waiting for. a true thunderstorm. a massive cloud. the perfect backdrop. >> it's the opportunity to show a really amazing, beautiful place on this earth that anybody could daydream about. and no one can get to go see. >> reporter: now, that is storm chasing. for night line, i'm rob marciano. >> i have to say dude, it was so cool. he's not doing it for science, just for the picture. >> he's doing it for the thrills. coming up, the police department with its own ice cream truck.
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it's time for the mix. we're starting with an ice cream truck now owned by the boston police department. they bought the truck, part of the patrol fleet to hand out free ice cream as part of a community police initiative. train the kid to run ward the cops instead of away. >> they've given away 120,000 ice creams already. >> they paid $89,000 for this truck. i guess it's a bargain if it improves community relations. let's move onto a brawl on the golf course. check this out. somebody is you want there filming it. the guy on the cell phone. we can't tell you what they're saying. they're all swear words, but
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look at this. >> and so the guys were on the green and the people behind them played up. look at the hat. >> they were finishing on the green, but the guys hit into them. they could have hit them with the golf ball. that made them angry. one group had an elderly man with him, and perhaps they were playing slowly. >> i had a similar fight with my brother-in-law on a tennis court. >> this reminded me of a scene in "sidewa"sideways". isn't that awesome i mean, it's such an infuriating game. same situation. they hit into the people in front of them. you're not supposed to do that. not very gentlemenly. >> i played this game since i was four. a couple years ago i gave it up
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because my friends and i realized because we were only doing it as an excuse to get out of the house, and we would rather go for a walk. >> a good walk ruined? >> yeah. now we're going to hawaii, again. now, do you know who matusz yahoo is? >> i learned tonight. >> apparently he showed up in hawaii. there was a kid playing a cover of one of his songs, one day. >> a good song. >> the kid is playing, and then in the background that is matusz yahoo. the kid has no idea he's the original. there he breaks cover. he realized what's happened. >> apparently he does it all the time. >> and he gave him tickets to a festiv festival. you might not recognize him. >> what a guy. pretty
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this morning on "world news now," more turns in the race for the white house as donald trump refuses to back fellow republicans in their reelection bids, and how he ended up getting a purple heart despite never serving in the military. >> a deadly bus crash in california that has people calling it catastrophic. the bus split in half by a traffic sign pole. the damage so severe first responders were forced to improvise at the scene. >> and the leaning tower of frisk. >> the luxury high-rise building that's leaning and sinking into the ground. >> why some of the city's richest and most famous might find themselves a little more closed in. and zac efron is admitting he can't get a date. what he says about the difficulty of dating in tinsel
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town and his theory behind why no one is swiping right for him on tinder. it's wednesday, august 3rd. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> i wish i was ten years younger so i could swipe right on zac. anyway, good morning. i'm linzie janice. >> i'm nick watt. we begin this half hour with republican rift widening has donald trump turns on party leaders. >> he's refusing to endorse paul ryan saying he's not quite there yet. those words striking similar to what ryan said when he delayed his endorsement of trump a few months ago. trump is withholding support for john mccain saying the former p.o.w. should have done a better job for the veterans. >> he says president obama may be the worst president in the
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history of the country. that's after the president slammed him as unfit for the white house. >> reporter: donald trump who never saw combat, never served in the military, now has a purple heart. >> you know, something very nice just happened to me. a man came up to me and he handed me his purple heart. >> reporter: trump then saying this. >> i said that's big stuff. i always wanted to get the purple heart. this was much easier. >> reporter: the moment now shining a spotlight on trump's own military record. the republican nominee once touting his time in military school saying i always thought i was in the military, but trump never made it to a battle field. during vietnam getting college deferments and then a fifth one. >> i had a minor medical deferment for a bone spur of the foot.
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it was minor. >> reporter: a rare admission. >> i've regretted not serving in many ways. >> reporter: it comes as he's tangling with the muslim family of a fallen soldier. >> you have sacrificed nothing, and no one. >> reporter: eric trump asked if his father should apologize to the khans. >> i think he has by calling them a hero. in terms of making a sacrifice, i think he has. it's not the ultimate sacrifice. >> reporter: eric trump adding this. >> i think this is something that was blown hugely out of proportion. >> reporter: it was donald trump who kept tweeting about the khans four days after their appearance and no regrets? >> i don't regret anything i said. i said nice things about the son. i feel that strongly. i was hit hard from the stage. >> reporter: and from that iraqi war veteran who gave trump his purple heart. >> i'm 100% behind him.
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i know other veterans that are behind anymore. >> reporter: but president obama putting pressure on republicans to denounce their nominee. >> if you are repeatedly having to say in very strong terms that what he has said is unacceptable, why are you still endorsing him? >> reporter: also a moment on the trail. trump interrupted by a crying baby. >> don't worry about that baby. i love babies. i love babies. i hear that baby crying. i like it. the mom is running around like, don't worry about it. >> reporter: but then just one minute later. >> actually, i was only kidding. you can get the baby out of here. that's all right. don't worry. i think she really believed me that i love having a baby crying while i'm speaking. that's okay. >> reporter: tom llamas, abc news, washington. and even donald trump crossed a legal hurdle against
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his defunct university. the judge trump said couldn't do his job because of his mention san heritage. denied a request to release the video. the judge says the deposition videos would make it difficult to seat an impartial jury. he's refusing to dismiss the lawsuit. weather permitting, aerial spring of south florida begins at daybreak to control mosquitos. the area includes the wynwood neighborhood of miami where 14 cases of the zika virus were found not related to travel. now a 15th case popped up outside of the area leaving to fears that it's spreading to a larger area. the outbreak is taking a bite of miami's tourism. several outdoor businesses, particular ly restaurants and bars are closed. some airlines will issue refunds if passengers no longer wish to travel to areas with zika virus outbreaks. all of the carriers suggest
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customers check the latest recommendations from the centers for disease control. a survivor of an horrific bus crash on the central california highway says the bus he was on was trying to pass another vehicle when it slammed in into a shrine post. that post nearly cut the bus in half. at least five of the 30 passengers were killed. 18 others were treated at hospitals. some remain in serious condition. the bus driver was among the injured. he's yet to be interviewed by investigators. >> he was always talking about his job. he told me that he was very careful, because he wanted to come home and see us. >> the damage to the bus was so severe that first rounders were forced to enter through the windows. they reported running out of tourniquets while treating passengers. a raging brush fire near wine country. at least 600 acres have burned so far near the border of napa
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and yolo counties. a nearby campground has been evacuated. so far there is no containment of the fire and no word on what caused it. zblnchs officials say they do know the cause of the massive wildfire near big sur. the fire destroyed 57 homes and caused the death of one man was sparked by an abandoned illegal campfire. they want to find the person or persons who started the fire. more than 44,000 acres have burned bigger than the city of san francisco. the annual monsoon soon is swamping parts of arizona. flash floods forced a closing of one interstate. thousands of people lost power. there were multiple water rescues. some areas of phoenix got hit with two inches of rain in an hour. forecasters say tropical storm earl is expected to strengthen into a hurricane before it hits land.
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at least six people were killed in the dominican republic. they're making storm preparations in jamaica. no word on the time lines for the findings of a new vatican commission finding whether women can be deacons. pope francis appointed the commission made up of six men and six women including priests, nuns and laywomen. married men can be deacons, and they can preside at weddings, baptisms and funerals. women served in early days of the church. police officers are never sure what they're going to encounter. this is a perfect example. >> it happened in a small maine community. >> we got a possible mad cow situation here. all right, you guys. just step over to the side of the road and put your hands in the air. don't run me from me. i'm the police. >> that is a police officer taking charge after a couple of young cows got loose on the
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road. >> he goes onto tell the cows not to mess with a small bottle of vodka on the ground. the cows got back to where they belong. interesting. just yesterday it's like you're psychic. >> you've been mocking me about my fear of cows. you asked for stats. the cdc says 20 people in the u.s. are killed by cows every year. more alarmingly, i just read a survivor testimony. he says that the cows mount coordinated attacks if they feel threatened. >> are we talking cows, not bulls? >> cows. cows. >> i stood in pens with cows when i was covering mad cow disease. i mean -- >> i would never stand in a pen with a cow. it's usually people walking dogs. they freak the cows out. and the cows will get into a coordinated assault situation
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>> why are you mooing? >> someone is mooing in my ear. i'm being mocked in my ear about this cow thing. no one is taking me seriously. >> i'm the bear attack correspondent. i know what animal i'm afraid of. coming up the terrifying moments faced by a para glider in florida. >> the split second decision he made to save himself and who he said saved his life. and just as she's set to take on the competition at the summer games in rio, serena williams takes on body shaming critics and appears on the cover of self magazine and offers her take on twerking. we'll teach nick how to twerk. >> that's in the skinny ahead. first, here's a look at today's forecast. >> world news now weather brought to you by colonial pen life insurance. brought to you by colonial pen life insurance.
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some of san francisco's rich and famous may have a sinking feeling. the high-rise and high end tower is sinking and tower. condos in the luxury skyscraper start at $1.6 million. since it opened, has sunk 16 inches. and tilted 2 inches. the owners are blaming nearby construction of a bus and rail terminal. not so. they say it sunk before the building began because builders cut corners. >> i hope they're insured. >> it was a dramatic plunge to the ground for a para glider in florida. >> video shows him spinning out of control forcing him to make the decision to jump for his
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life. here's abc's linsey davis. >> damion leroy to no stranger to extreme sport. this shows the line between thrill seeking and death defying. disaster struck him last month. he starts to spin out of control. his lines get tangled up and he can't undo them. his only option is to jump more than 150 feet. >> he jumped. he jumped into the man groves. >> it was just a feeling that just said there's super soft bush right there. you should jump. and so i jumped. and right or wrong, it was the best decision i've ever made. >> reporter: he suffered a broken back, femur, pelvis, three broken ribs and a punctured lung and says it's a miracle he's arrive. >> the reaction of the paramedics and doctors and
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nurses and prayers and love from around the world was another level. >> reporter: he says love is what saved him. ouch. >> love saved him? something saved him. that -- >> you're speechless. >> when we come back, just like a bad penny, the evil chad has popped up once again, acting as obnoxious as ever. >> and serena williams takes on another magazine cover and twerking, next. sill wawilliams takes on another magazine cover and twerking, next.
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♪ ♪ time for the skinny. topping the headlines, he's back. he's acting even more obnoxious than ever. who are we talking about? >> chad johnson, of course, he came to an early end on this past season of the bachelorette. >> last night bachelor in paradise season three premiered. hooking up with and discarding each other in an almost dizzying reaction. >> chad managed to get himself kicked off the show. the season premier after his most drunken shockingly
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offensive behavior. >> he's kicked off? this is a spoiler for me. i haven't watched yet. >> the climax was when he announced he would murder everyone here, kill your children and murder your family. maybe he should be kicked off for that. >> justice came after he passed out drunk. there he is, lovely, on the pool deck and woke up to realize he had soiled his trousers. >> that's true. that's awesome. >> there was a crab near his head. that's the least of his worries. >> that's our bachelorette analyst. >> next, she says she loves her body and wouldn't change a thing about it. >> we're talking about the world's number one ranked women's tennis champ gracing the cover of self-magazine just on time for the start of the 2016 olympic games in rio where she's set up to team up with her sister for the doubles competition. serena williams took time out
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during the shoot to show a tutorial on twerking. >> everyone should at some point do the twerk. how to twerk. squeeze. >> hang on. >> hands on your knees. >> slowly slide. and twerk. >> it's all happening below the desk, keeping it clean. >> i like this move. you use that one? >> no. >> no. i don't do that. >> one of our producers who shall remain nameless didn't think serena was a particularly good twerker. all that booty for nothing. >> i think she's pretty good. as far as her body image -- >> a lot better than us.
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>> she tells the magazine just not asking people to like her body. body, but let me be me. fair enough. she is going to influence a girl who does look like her and she wants her to feel good about herself. >> she looks fabulous, and i'm going to be doing the tutorial later in my office. next to an actor who says he's not getting enough love. >> zac efron says he's struggling to find a girlfriend and blames it on his celebrity. the difficulty of carving out a dating life in hollywood. he claims he's too hot to trot. >> he admitted no one swiped him on tinder. he says they saw his photo and thought it was fake. >> that could be an explanation. the 28-year-old is nearly single after splitting with his girlfriend after two years of dating. he's back in the game. >> stay with us. we'll be right back. game.
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often that she stopped walking. >> reporter: frightened and helpless, they sought out the advice of many doctors. nobody had an answer. >> no matter how much we did. no matter how hard we tried to help her, there wasn't anything we could stop her from getting worse. >> reporter: the greens turned to a new cutting edge medical approach called precision medicine. it focuses on an individual's dna to map a diagnosis and cure. >> dr. david goldstein was doing work when he heard about the case. >> when a child comes and has something seriously wrong, we can take a blood sample and almost immediately generate that complete genome and look through it and try to find the cause of disease. >> reporter: jen etic sequencing shows that both parents carried a jean that affected her ability
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making news in america this morning, a party in turmoil. donald trump at war with other powerful republicans refusing to endorse paul ryan and john mccain in their upcoming primaries plus an influential gop donor throwing her support behind hillary clinton. we're live in washington. aerial assault in the zika battle. pesticides sprayed from planes starting today as a new case surfaces in florida. caught on camera. police officers fighting with a man when a stranger takes down the suspect. and catch of a lifetime. three fishermen reeling in a beast off the beach, a beach that's popular with swimmers.


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