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final answer. >> amy, you got it right. off the top. here you go. she gettin' it started for the day. let's show her some money. let's go. $5,000. [cheers and applause] great, great, great start. $42,600 in the bank. this is your next question. "dorm days." once his roommate at the university of texas, who helped write the script for wes anderson's first movie before going on to star in it? >> i'm a big fan of wes anderson movies. i've seen a lot of them, and i'm confident that this is "c," owen wilson. final answer. >> you are confident. and that you are: truly correct. [cheers and applause] "c," owen wilson. the movie was called bottle rocket.
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>> that's right. >> more money for amy. here we go. $10,000. [cheers and applause] oh, nice. amy. nicely done. you got $52,600 banked up. >> nice. 2 questions away from being out of round 1. got $1,000 and $15,000 on the board right there, so you know what you're going for. this is your next question. since the talent competition was added in 1935, all but which of the following have been performed by a miss america winner? >> this is a tricky one. i don't actually have experience with the miss america pageant myself, believe it or not. >> what? >> "what?" [laughter] >> you could knit a tie at your competition.
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[laughter] "and i want to save the world for animals." [laughter] be like, "oh, she's talented." >> i'm goin' for it now. um, i would like to ask the audience, please. >> nice. all right. audience, amy needs your help right now, so go to those keypads and vote. help her out. [percussive music] all right, we have the results. let's see what the audience has to say. so 55% of 'em went with a dramatic monologue. >> they're leaning the direction i was leaning. that feels like a good sort of reinforcement. i'm gonna go with the audience and say "a," dramatic monologue. >> final answer? >> final answer. the correct answer was "d." >> oh. >> baton twirling. >> really? >> wow. all right. man, amy, what amazing player. you were so great. thank you so much.
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>> welcome back to millionaire. joining us now is bob mcgovern from bethlehem, pennsylvania. what up, brother? what's happening? >> oh, not much, cedric. >> bob, i like it. this is the month of bob. >> it's the month of bob! >> tell me about this. >> well, let me see. uh, started off with a couple
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scratch-off tickets, won a 150 bucks on those. >> nice. >> yeah, that was good. i've been out of work for a year, and i landed a job friday. i got a job offer. >> good month so far. >> and... [cheers and applause] i owe it all to millionaire. it started off with millionaire. >> and you're here, too, right? >> yeah, and i'm here. >> that is the month of bob right there. i like that, bob. i like it. good celebration, man. well, we want to make this thing even better for you. we want you to win a lot of money, man, so this is what we did. i randomized everything for you already. all of the money, all of the questions have been scrambled up, so if you ready to play, bob, we can jump into this. >> i am ready to go, sir. >> let's play millionaire. let's go. according to a popular t-shirt, "after monday and tuesday, even the calendar says" what? >> well, i'm not familiar with the t-shirt, but i know what wednesdays are like.
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and i probably would say, "oh, my goodness," which is "omg." [sighs] i'm gonna lock in "b" as my final answer. >> go with "b" as your final answer, bob. correct answer was "d." >> [groans] >> ah! wednesday, thursday, friday. >> yeah, wednesday, thursday, friday. >> ah. come on, man. bob, come on. you havin' a great month otherwise. thank you so much for bein' here, bob. thanks, man. >> thank you. >> thank you. ready to play next is hazel spears from philadelphia, pennsylvania. what up, hazel? [cheers and applause] there you are. how are you doin'? >> just fine. >> good. [cheers and applause]
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hazel, welcome to the show. >> thank you very much. >> i understand you had a little secret where you just, you know, you want to go to argentina and become a tango dancer like this. well, the secret's out. [laughter] >> so it seems. >> it's nice. i want you to win a lot of money so you can take that trip. >> all right. >> so we want to get things started. we randomized everything for you. all of the money, all of the questions. you ready to play? >> i'm ready to play. >> come on, hazel. let's play millionaire! [cheers and applause] in 2004, a bear was found passed out in washington state after apparently 36 cans of what beer, named for a local landmark? >> oh, my word. i don't know the landmarks in washington--not too much. is washington the big sky state? i don't think so. i think that's wyoming or something. rainier, of course, is close by. that might be a beer.
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they say don't guess on the first question. oh, my gosh. i think-- >> who is this "they?" >> huh? >> who is this "they" that you speak of? >> they--you know, they! >> the "they," the "theys" out there.le that gi >> they are the people that give me advice, all the people in my head. they. >> right. >> kids in my classes? i don't know. they. all right, normally, i-- it could be--a local landmark. that's not big sky. okay, first question, i'm gonna guess it. "c." final answer. >> you had 'em all goin' in your head. and one of 'em finally came with a clear voice. and luckily for you, you listened to the right one. [cheers and applause] "c," correct, rainier. let's get hazel goin' with some cash. let's go! $100 is all. it's all. it's all in the positive side. >> yes, it is. >> here we go, hazel. here we go. this is your next question. we're "locked and loaded."
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although they mean different things, the phrases "half-cocked," "flash in the pan," and "lock, stock, and barrel" all refer to what? >> bl--okay, i don't know too many blacksmith terms. characters in boogie nights... oh, my god, it's been a long time... since i watched boogie nights. >> yeah. >> uh, julia child cookbooks makes no sense. half-cocked, flash in the pan, lock, stock, and barrel all refer to--flash in the pan? that's the one that's throwin' me. i'm gonna go with-- i'm gonna go with "b." that is my final answer. >> hazel, you got it right. that's the one. that is the one.
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flash in the pan. i liked your half-cocked. i liked that. you were just, like, half-cocked. i was like, "whoa. hazel's a bad-ass right now." she's like, "yaaah!" you went and got it right. let's show her some money! $15,000, hazel! [cheers and applause] big cash right there. there, she's doing it with $15,100 in the bank. hazel's getting down. more millionaire right after this. whoo! whoo!
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>> welcome back to millionaire. i got hazel spears from philadelphia right here withhe . $15,100 in the bank. all of your lifelines available. you're doing your thing, hazel. what's goin' on? >> i'm feelin' good. >> ready to keep playing? >> yes, i'm ready. >> well, here we go. let's play. [cheers and applause] which film director patented a t-shirt with a numbered grid on the back so he could more easily tell someone exactly where it itched. >> itch. okay. what would be itching?
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brian de palma--horror films. peter jackson, of course, the lord of the rings trilogy. itching. oliver stone--political films. francis ford coppola--well, he does the godfather. itching? what's this itching got to do with it? itching. who's doing anything with a grid here? [laughter] what--let me see. >> yeah, i don't know. i know you're off the grid right now. >> i'm off the grid. okay. uh, let me see now. i think i may have to punt on this one. >> you got all your lifelines. that's for sure. >> i do have my lifelines, and, you know, this is a pop-- i don't know. i think i'm gonna jump it. >> gonna jump it. >> i'm gonna jump it. >> decide to jump this. none of 'em really kind of popped out. you couldn't figure it out. it's very interesting. you jumped over. the question is now out of play. hazel, let's see what the correct answer is. it's francis ford coppola.
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all right. jumped over it. hopefully it's small bucks once again. what'd she jump? oh! whoa! big cash. well, i mean, the thing is that you're still alive. i mean, you know, there's still some money on the board to be made. it's all right. it's great. >> it's all right. >> all right, here we go. we keep it moving. hazel, come on. it's your next question. which of the following oxymorons refers to the rapper who recorded the '90s hit hypnotize? >> i wish i knew this. i know a little bit about my hip-hop. i do not know this. and i would have no clue, but i'm thinking... >> okay. >> the audience might have a clue on this one. '90s-- >> so you gonna go with the audience? >> i'm gonna go with the audience. >> all right, audience, hazel needs your help right now. go to those keypads and vote.
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[percussive music] '90s. vote is in. i'm looking forward to the split on this. let's see what it is. 94% went with biggie smalls. >> oh, my gosh. biggie smalls? >> there's one person in here goes with shorty talls that i'm really... [laughter] really want to highlight that individual, right? 94% went with "c." what do are thinkin', hazel? you gonna roll with the audience? >> i'm thinkin' i got my audience--the audience from heaven here. i've got to go with "c." final answer. >> goin' with "c," final answer, and that is the correct answer right there. aka the notorious b.i.g. >> oh, right. let's get hazel some more dough. $1,000 added to her. there you go, hazel. she's got $16,100 in the bank,
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and we got more millionaire in just a little bit, man. yeah! [ male announcer ] this is kevin. to prove to you that aleve is the better choice for him, he's agreed to give it up. that's today? [ male announcer ] we'll be with him all day as he goes back to taking tylenol. i was okay, but after lunch my knee started to hurt again. and now i've got to take more pills. ♪ yup. another pill stop. can i get my aleve back yet? ♪ for my pain, i want my aleve. ♪ [ male announcer ] look for the easy-open red arthritis cap. >> here's your question of the day:
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stay tuned for the answer. >> the answer to that question was thwong. [cheers and applause] welcome back to millionaire. hazel spears from philadelphia right here. $16,100 in the bank. hazel, you got 1 lifeline left. you are 6 questions away from being out of round 1. 10 questions away from a million dollars. >> oh. >> ready to keep playin'? >> i'm ready. >> here we go. let's play! let's get it done! [dramatic musical flourish] so they both don't fall ill, an airline pilot and copilot are often given what?
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>> [laughs] chicken soup is the universal, you know, uh, health food, i think--or bring you back from being very ill. pretasted food sounds horrible. um, nonperishable foods could be pretty awful-- so they both don't fall ill. they're given different meals. that would be the only one that would make--that would make sense. so i'm gonna go with "c." that is my final answer. >> you got it right, hazel. that's right. hazel's got it right. more money for hazel! $2,000 added to the bank right there. 18,100 bucks. here we go. this is your next question. "weather or not." which of the following is not a predecessor to a hurricane.
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>> tropical rumble is the only oddball there. tropical depression, i've heard about. tropical storm--that makes sense. tropical depression. tropical disturb-- okay. here we go. "a." final answer. >> you went with tropical rumble. hazel, you got it right. it's tropical rumble. that's not one of 'em. that's not one of 'em. >> okay. >> let's give her some cash. rumble up some dough! $500 more. all positive cash flow right there. >> yes. >> 18,600 bucks in the bank. here we go. this is your next question. "15 stars and bars." modified to 15 stars and stripes, the first significant change to the u.s. flag was in 1795 to signify what states joining the union?
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>> i'm thinking about-- i'm thinking that i have no idea what this answer is, but let me see if anything makes sense. tennessee and ohio. i don't know anything about that. new york and rhode island? these states were all sort of contiguous. they're near each other except vermont and kentucky. 1795. lot of states joined in 1897. um... well, i think i'm--have no idea, so this is gonna be my second and last lifeline, so... >> all right. >> i want to jump. >> gonna jump it? >> yeah. >> all right. you jumped this question. it is now out of play. what is the correct answer? vermont and kentucky. knew that? you had no idea. >> means nothing to me. >> not at all? all right. what'd she jump over?
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$3,000. you still alive-- [horn blares] you jumped over it. oh, hazel, we're out of time for this show, but you get to come back and play again. that's all right. hazel doing her thing. you'll see her next time on millionaire. until then, watch your wallet! yep! closed captioning sponsored by: ♪ [ male announcer ] our story begins here. where we get our milk. and our inspiration, to keep things simple. so now kraft singles have no artificial preservatives. because simple is simply...better. ♪
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will be forced to sell the clippers. what is unclear is who may step in and buy the team. if anything is clear, the nba commissioner all eyes were on him. what's he going to do? will he take a hard approach. he leveled the boom on this guy. >> yes, he did. a lot of people are applauding the fact that he came out so strongly. there was a question whether he would be able to do anything. as soon as the announcement came out there were people across the nba, in and out of the nba applauding his decision. some people were saying had he not been so strong boycotts would have started almost immediately. sfliemt right. >> he got in front of it. >> right. >> interesting to see what sterling will do now, will he go quiet, shamed, humbled, sell it, come back combative, you don't know. >> because he's attached to the team, i think some things aren't changing. yesterday we were talking about sponsors fleeing the clippers. some of them returned and said now the nba stepped in we will work with you again. one big sponsor, burger king,
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has just now announced they are walking away from sponsorship and you wonder if it has anything to do with sterling is still attached to the team. >> the players look energized by what happened. a woman took a spill at a philadelphia subway station and it was all captured on camera. you can see her in the tan shorts leaning over the platform. oh, boy. she falls off the edge, falling to the tracks below, hitting the electrified third rail. she suffered severe burns but did survive and other riders ran to help her out. emergency crews took a few minutes to pull her to safety. an execution in oklahoma had to be called off after it was clear the lethal injection was not working. moments after getting the supposedly fatal shot, clayton lockett, began to ride on the gurney and tried to lift his head. the warden called a halt to the proceedings but clayton lockett died of a heart attack 40 minutes later. a second execution, scheduled for two hours later, has been put on hold. an inspiring message from
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former congresswoman gabby giffords more than three years after she almost died at the hands of a crazed gunman. giffords received a standing ovation at a political event in washington last night. she said her spirit is stronger than ever and she said work to elect women to be passionate, courageous and get things done. one of the -- one of the weapons is a new website notalone.gov promising help for victims. abc's karen travers has the details. >> reporter: vice president biden loves to talk about his hometown of scranton, pennsylvania. he explained what he was taught there about assault. >> if a man raised his hands to a woman, you had the job of kicking the living crap out of him if he did it. it was a simple proposition. excuse my language. but that's the neighborhood we come from. >> reporter: an impassioned vice president biden laid out the harsh statistics of college sexual assault. one in five female students is a victim. >> these aren't just numbers. these are our friends. these are our daughters.
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>> reporter: madeleine smith is one of them. she spoke about the trauma of what came after her sexual assault at harvard. >> i want to share what it's like when your dad answers the phone and you have to find a way to tell him the one thing he never wanted to happen to his little girl had happened. >> reporter: the white house issued a series of recommendations for colleges and universities to combat sexual assaults on campus. the administration released a new psa featuring hollywood stars reaching out to young men. >> we have to stop it. >> these recommendations are not binding. the white house says it wants colleges to stop pretending that sexual assault doesn't exist. john and diana? >> karen travers, thank you. business news starting with twitter. shares of the messaging service could be under pressure after the company released a mixed first quarter earnings report. analysts have concerns about the ability to grow its user base. after it was released, twitter
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shares dropped to $38 each. now, if they open at that level today, it will be the stock's lowest point since twitter went public last fall. jurors in the silicon valley resume deliberations in the faceoff between apple and samsung. apple accuses samsung of ripping off smartphone technology developed by steve jobs and other apple geniuses and is demanding 2.2 billion in damages. samsung denies that and says apple stole two of its patents and it is suing for $6.2 million. apple rolled out the new line of mac book air laptops and dropping the starting price by $100. the tech giant says the updated air models have more powerful processors and as much as two more hours of battery life. the group here in the big apple that organizes the annual subway ride in your underwear is at it again. >> this time improv everywhere sent people into the big gap store on fifth avenue. on cue, they all pulled up their
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white hoods and posed as gap mannequins. didn't go as planned. >> store security handcuffed many and had them lay on the floor. after they assessed the situation, everyone was allowed to leave. no arrests were made. kind of like performance art. >> i think it is. >> masks scare people, you know what i mean. >> yeah, you can't do that. >> underwear is not as scary, maybe in some cases but masks scare people. >> i don't know -- they were trying to do the flash mob thing but it didn't work out. you are right, the masks -- you have to ask permission and then it would be cool because everybody in the store would know what you were doing, the customers but when nobody in the store like security knows what you are doing, it ain't good. >> very avant-garde. >> i wonder what the people walking around and saw what they thought were mannequins handcuffed on the floor were thinking. >> yeah, right. >> not everybody had the hoods pulled off of their head. >> they should go back to the underwear in the subway next year. the "the skinny" and the reunion on the set of the new "star wars" movie.
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♪ a safety scare for parents.
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you may not be the only one watching your baby on that high-tech monitor. >> strangers are hacking in and spying on families. mara schiavocampo has the story. >> reporter: when kentucky parents adam and heather schreck heard a man's voice in their 10-month-old daughter's room, they thought someone had broken in their home. >> i heard a voice screaming at my daughter. screaming wake up baby, wake up, baby and a long scream. i was terrified. i didn't know if someone was in the house. >> panicked, adam ran to the nursery to find it was a virtual intruder speaking through the baby monitor connected to the internet. the schrecks say the hacker began to remotely move the camera's swivel head getting a full view of the baby's room and them. >> the camera turned and looked at me and started to scream some obscenities at me. >> reporter: it's not the first time a camera in a nursery has become a window in to a family's home. last summer a houston couple says a hacker began to yell
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obscenities at their 2-year-old through the baby monitor. >> i'm supposed to protect her against people like this. >> reporter: sometimes frequencies from the cameras can appear in nearby homes which is what mom stacey cass said happened to her in 2010. >> it was late at night. doing a routine check. turn it on to see my next door neighbor putting his son to sleep, as well. >> reporter: experts say baby monitors connected to the internet are tempting targets for hackers. >> everybody on the internet, good and bad guys if they get past the network router they can see the devices on your network. >> experts recommend to change your user name and password from the default to something more personal and even then frequently update them both. security updates are also important. so remember to regularly check the manufacturer's website. while the schrecks have changed their router and passwords they are using the same monitor. these days mom heather says she no longer sleeps like a baby. >> i don't know how long they could have been watching her or how many times this person could
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have been watching her and listening to our conversations. the emotion of thinking of what could have happened and what the person could have been thinking is absolutely terrifying. >> reporter: mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. >> terrifying and creepy at the at least. even if it is just taunting. that's really creepy. disturbing stuff. >> really is. i don't understand what the point is. just to have a window in to a tiny baby's room. what are you getting out of watching a baby and screaming obscenities at the parents? >> people are weird. >> people are so weird. why are we filled with weird people, especially this kind of weird. >> i guess you can turn it off and do it old school. babies did fine before monitors. >> these are connected through the internet. they have ones that aren't. >> hard wired. >> hard wired one. so you can use those but a lot of them you want the ones connected through the internet because they are a little safer and they have the picture video. >> you can turn off the speaker so -- >> you can but then you don't know if anyone is watching because they can't speak.
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it's weird. when we come back a lot of "the skinny." >> fan favorite on "dancing with the stars" and early christmas for star wars fans and a break up on a possible marriage, and reunion. we will have it all. that's coming up. you are watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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>> skinny time we start in the ballroom. "dancing with the stars" amy purdy says don't count her out of the competition just yet. >> purdy was injured on monday but not during her dance. she says she turned her back afterward and heard a crack. it turns out, she had a rib out of place but said she is determined to come back. >> purdy tweeted a picture of herself undergoing lacer laser treatment with a message, we're going to make this happen. by the way, purdy and derek hough finished in second place. another television robin roberts shooting the breeze with jimmy kimmel. >> >> she was talking about her robin stayed up late to talk about her new fascinating memoir, "everybody's got something." it focuses on her battle with the rare blood disorder and her life-saving bone marrow transplant from her sister sally anne. >> what do you do when somebody gives you the gift of life? >> you are screwed. you really are. >> i have to wash her car for life.
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>> oh, you won't watch my dog for the weekend? i gave you my bone marrow. >> isn't that the truth. >> he showed a picture of robin in the hospital wearing a hoodie he sent her. she said laughing at his show took big help and he joked he saved a life. >> of course. one of the worst kept reality show secrets, gwen stefani will join "the voice" this fall. >> she is stepping in for christina aguilera pregnant with her second child. it's been eight years since the no doubt singer's album was released. perhaps signing to the talent show will jump start her career like it did for aguilera. an early present for "star wars" fans. >> we know who is starring in in the upcoming movie. repeating their roles mark hamill will be an older luke, harrison ford will reprise han and carrie fisher will come back as princess leia. and max von sydow and adam
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one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. ♪ skinny so skinny >> all right, bonus round of "the skinny." we start with the renewed hopes for the young ladies of great britain. >> looks like prince harry is back on the market. multiple reports say that he and his girlfriend have broken up. harry thought she was too needy but "the daily mail" said they parted as friends. the other end of the spectrum, there's word that kim and kanye could be tying the knot this week in a private ceremony. >> the ceremony could be, if you could believe this, private or so they say. they have apparently gotten their marriage license, but a public ceremony in france could follow. word is that one will be a big celebration and it will be in a month. i can't wait. >> i imagine there will be pictures there and eventually
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they will fetch a pictorial in some magazine. >> yes, i agree. harry met sally again. billy crystal and meg ryan reuniting in a gala in lincoln center. >> ryan was a surprise guest as a she joined her co-star on stage. the two shared their memories of the movie and talked about where harry and sally would be today and the pair made the appearance to honor the film's director rob reiner who received the kaplan award. >> such a great movie. >> yes, it was. >> tony award nominations are out and this year they are most notable for who's not nominated as much as who is. >> broadway is packed with a-listers. denzel washington, ian mcclellan, patrick stewart, james franco, michelle williams to name a few. it was a musical with no big names that grabbed most of the nominations. "gentleman's guide to the love and murder" got ten nominations, including best musical and two from best actor. there were notable names in the
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pack, bryan cranston up for the best actor for his role as president lyndon johnson. denzel -- men zell for best actress and neil patrick harris "hedwig and the angry inch" is up for eight awards. should we see which celebrities have birthdays today? let's take a look. cloris leachman, she is 88. >> she's will 88 years old. she never ages a day. another man that doesn't seem to age, willie nelson 81 years old. >> on the road again. >> cool as ever. >> akon turning 41. >> really. >> yeah. >> makes me feel a little old now. wasn't he rapping the other day. >> kirsten dunst 32 years old and we are wishing them all a very happy birth day. we'll be right back. ♪ >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now" informing
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good morning, i'm diana perez. i'm john muller. here are some of the top headlines for this morning. the clippers put the controversy over their owner behind them in a playoff victory over golden state last night. the win came hours after donald sterling was banned from the nba for life. we will take you live to l.a. for reaction coming up. executions in oklahoma are on hold after a supposedly lethal injection failed to kill a condemned man. he eventually died of a heart attack. it was the first time the state used a three-drug combination. a 68-year-old woman fell touring a cathedral tower in london. she was stuck in a tight spot, 150 feet off the ground. rescuers had to bring in the helicopters, lowered a stretcher and they pulled her out. she suffered several broken bones. a newborn in chicago didn't want to wait. little charlotte was born on the side of the highway. her parents were told they had
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plenty of time to get to the hospital. that clearly wasn't the case. those are some of our top stories on this wednesday, april 30th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now" with john muller and diana perez. good wednesday morning. we begin this half hour with the end of an emotional couple of days for the l.a. clippers, their fans and the nba as a whole. >> the team was welcomed on to the court with a standing ovation from the crowd at the staples center in los angeles. >> reporter: they responded beating golden state by ten points and moving within one win of moving to the next playoff round. it was what everyone needed following the controversial comments and penalties doled out by the league. abc's ryan smith has more. >> reporter: the nba commissioner used everything he had, throwing the book at donald sterling, who will never again sit courtside at another clippers game. >> effective immediately, i'm banning mr. sterling for life
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from any association with the clippers organization or the nba. >> reporter: banned from attending nba games. banned from the clippers practice facilities, banned from any say in the team's decisions and banned from contacting the players. all of this after the nba revealed that sterling admitted to making the racist comments. to his girlfriend v. stiviano. >> it bothers me a lot that you want to broadcast that you are associating with black people. do you have to? >> reporter: nba commissioner adam silver announced sterling will be fined $2.5 million, the league maximum and silver is moving quickly to pressure nba team owners to force sterling to sell the clippers. a decision 75% of those owners would have to approve. >> i will urge the board of governors to exercise its authority to force a sale of the team. >> reporter: since the story broke, the basketball world has united to denounce sterling. lebron james tweeting, quote,
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thank you for protecting our beautiful and powerful league. magic johnson adding, now let's hope the other 29 owners do the right thing. former nba great kevin johnson representing all of the players said this ugly episode should serve as a warning. >> i hope that every bigot in this country sees what happened to mr. sterling and recognizes that if he can fall, so can you. >> reporter: ryan smith, abc news, los angeles. >> i feel good for the players and the fans. they were the ones who, you know, unfortunately suffered for the comments made by sterling, of course. they are playing hard. they want to win. they are professional athletes. the fans love the team. they don't love the man. and it seems like adam silver, the nba commissioner lowered the boom and got in front of this one and really restored a lot of good feelings to people who were wondering what he was going to do. he stepped up. >> a lot of people are happy he came down as strong as he did.
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there was concern over what the aftermath would be if that wasn't the punishment. already the players were starting to protest and in their own silent way by wearing jerseys inside out and putting them in the middle of the court. the biggest concern was what would happen when fans started to protest, and not only for the clippers but -- and already some boycotts outside of the stadiums. was the boycott going to be across the nba and really felt by everybody, or was it only going to be directed to, you know, the clippers and obviously to donald sterling. >> the commissioner got way out ahead and probably made those points moot and the owners -- it's not done yet, the owners are going to try to oust him to sell the team . big movement underway. >> that's right. moving on to this. the other major story we are following this morning is the aftermath of the deadly storm system in the south. 35 people have been confirmed dead. the number could continue to rise. an 8-year-old boy still missing in the hard-hit town of louisville, mississippi. the governor of alabama is
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asking for a federal disaster declaration for his state where three people lost their lives. the same storm system brought strong winds and tornados to central north carolina. at least one mobile home was damaged in cumberland county and several homes under construction were flattened. the heavy rain caused a sinkhole to open up under a trailer and wiped out a bridge. some areas of the east can expect up to six more inches of rain from this nasty storm system. check in with accu-weather where meteorologist jim dickey has the latest. good morning, jim. >> good morning, john and diana. sort of stuck in a rut here as far as the weather across the country is concerned. an area of low pressure has been spinning for days now across the nation's mid section. over the weekend, back in kansas, now only nosing toward the great lakes. that's what kept the numerous rounds of severe thunderstorms in place in the south. more strong storms expected here today. nothing like the threat the last couple of days. the tornado threat the last couple of days but storms capable of producing powerful winds, isolated tornados and
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torrential rain. we have seen so much rain in these storms, stuck in a rut storm after storm. so with that flooding a major concern from the mid-atlantic to the gulf of mexico, flash flooding and river flooding in some spots, 4 to 6 inches of rainfall through the day. john and diana, back to you. >> thank you for that. officials coordinating the search for the missing malaysian airliner are dismissing claims that a private surveyor may have found wreckage from flight 370. that potential debris was located in the bay of bengal. by a company called georesonance thousands of miles from the search location. they are not sure of the findings but said an investigation is warranted. the father of the teenager who survived the flight from california to hawaii in the wheel well of a jumbo jet has arrived in honolulu. child welfare officials have not released information at this time but they are the father said earlier this week he was looking forward to reuniting with his son and bringing him home to california. a security guard remains in critical condition after a work
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place shooting at a fedex facility. kramer shot six co-workers before turning the gun on himself. they say he had a number of homemade bombs which he did not use in the attacks. now they are trying to figure out what motivated kramer to attack others and kill himself. it's been three years since the shooting that nearly claimed the life of former the congresswoman gabby giffords. her determination inspired many and it was on full display last night as giffords spoke at a political event in washington. more now from abc's shushannah walshe. >> reporter: a thunderous standing ovation greeted gabby giffords on tuesday night. as she told us she is getting stronger. >> it's been a long, hard haul but i'm getting better. i'm working hard. a lot of therapy, speech therapy, physical therapy and yoga too. >> at the event for emily's list, a group that works to
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-elect democratic women who support abortion rights, giffords told the crowd to keep fighting and she is too. >> my spirit is strong as ever. i'm still fighting to make the world a better place. and you can too. get involved with your community. be a leader, set an example. strong women get things done. >> reporter: in january 2011, giffords was among 19 people shot at a tucson, arizona, safe way when she was meeting with constituents. she survived a bullet wound to the head. she resigned from congress in 2012 to focus on her recovery. senators barbara boxer and dianne feinstein were also honored at the event and feinstein praised gifford's work on behalf of gun control. >> we will never forget. we will march on until one day this nation has a sane policy. >> giffords spoke briefly to those gathered but her message was clear. >> be passionate. be courageous, be your best.
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>> reporter: giffords was introduced by another democrat, congresswoman anne kirkpatrick and she also noted giffords' strength, saying she has both grit and guts. shushannah walshe, abc news, washington. >> remarkable. >> she really is. >> see how great she looked. >> i know. >> she has come such a long way. i can't imagine what the recovery is like. she continues to recover every day and being out in front and having people see her and see her recovering this way speaks to her spirit and is really encouraging. >> she embodies that passion and guts she was talking about. >> yeah. a major crackdown on electronic cigarettes underway. new laws banning the vaporizing devices from most indoor and public places. they're now in effect in new york and chicago. there's more to come. the fda is working to make them subject to the same nationwide regulation as tobacco products. researchers have come up with a simple way to screen for lung cancer. all you have to do is exhale. the breath test could help many
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avoid scans and damaging biopsies identifying chemical markers even though scans do a better job of picking up tumors them breath test can rule them out 95% of the time and that spares low-risk patients from further testing. with mother's day approaching, shoppers may be cutting back on spending. the average american is expected to spend $163 on mom this year, that's down $6 from last year. this year's big seller gift cards. total spending expected to reach $20 billion. there's a lot of moms out there. >> simply put, this is an amazing story involving a couple of incredible people. >> a happy belated 75th wedding anniversary. here they are. clara and julio. they marked the occasion by renewing their wedding vows at the retirement community where they live now. >> 75 years. stunning numbers here. they are both 99 years old. they were married in 1939 and maybe the best part they started to date in 1933. >> look at the smooching. that's too cute.
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the secrets to their long marriage, never go to bed angry, always forgive and say i love you very, very often. >> they are awesome. >> there you have it. bottle that up and put it on a shelf somewhere because that's a magic, magic combination. >> never go to bed angry. >> there you have it. >> julio says i don't think that two individuals shared as much in life as we did. that's about right. been at it a long time. >> incompetent inspiring, cool. >> coming up, a new legal blow to amanda knox from the italian court. he was wrongly convicted one man's freedom courtesy of the kindness of strangers. expert health advice for fitness buffs working up a sweat to lose belly fat. how one trainer's routine could make a difference for you. you are watching "world news now." ♪ let's get physical physical ♪ i want to get physical ♪ ♪ let's get in to physical >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by lysol no mess max. "world news now"
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there are more twists and turns in the case of amanda knox. she's the american convicted of murdering her roommate in italy, freed and convicted again. >> italian judges issued another ruling. they say she was indeed at the scene of the crime. here's abc's dan abrams. >> an italian court ruled there's reliable evidence placing both amanda knox and her then boyfriend, rafaelle sollecito, her then boyfriend, at the scene of the murder of knox's british roommate meredith kercher. the court convinced there were multiple killers and it was knox
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who wielded the knife that killed kercher in the home the two shared. the evidence, the court cites a minute piece of dna on kercher's bra clasp. as well as the crime senn it believes was cleaned to cover up their involvement. the motive according to the opinion, a deteriorating relationship between the roommates and then a fight maybe over money. last year, knox spoke with diane sawyer about her relationship with kercher. >> did you go separate ways? did something happen? >> no. we spent a lot of time together. i met her friends. >> were you ever jealous of her? >> no. >> were you ever angry at her? >> no. >> reporter: all of the evidence cited had been presented before and the court never explains how knox could have cleaned up her own dna from the murder scene while leaving behind the dna of a third man, who is serving time for the murder. in a statement knox says i'm innocent of the accusations against me.
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i will now focus on pursuing an appeal before the italian supreme court. if italy's highest court upholds the ruling it could lead to a major extradition fight. for now, amanda knox is living freely in seattle, preparing to graduate from the university of washington in june. dan abrams, abc news, new york. >> if one thing is clear, we're never going to know what happened that night. what kind of -- what kind of credibility does this court have at this point with so many going back and forth and back and forth. >> initially the reason they threw the whole thing out is because they said the evidence might be contaminated and now they are looking at the same contaminated evidence. it is hard to tell what is what when it doms this case. as far as the extradition fight goes, there's a strong sentiment she is never going back to italy. >> she's not going back. they have said that much. we'll be right back. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ a man who knows firsthand about the worst life can offer is now seeing the best of humanity and it's an experience more than two decades overdue. >> he was convicted of a crime he didn't commit. after 24 years behind bars he merged into a world he no longer knew. with the kindness of strangers he's on his feet. that's why this is "our favorite story of the day." abc's dan harris has more. >> reporter: you are watching the moment that jonathon fleming is exonerated after doing 25 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit. stepping into the sunlight and expressing not one ounce of resentment. >> i feel wonderful. i'm going to eat dinner with my mother and family and live the rest of my life. >> reporter: freed by this key piece of evidence, a phone
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receipt in the case files all along, proving fleming was at walt disney world with his children when the murder was committed in new york. >> what's it like to be outside on a beautiful day in central park? >> wonderful feeling. >> reporter: but there are challenges adjusting to a brave new world. >> even in the cars they got the gpa they call it, the gps, that tell you where to go and everything. i'm amazed by all of that. >> reporter: repairing lost relationships and then there's money. >> i had about $93 in my account. >> reporter: enter alex, a total stranger, 32-year-old wall street banker. >> why do you feel you had to do something? >> after pretty much the hell he's been through the last 24 years, he came out with a positive attitude saying, okay, i want to live the rest of my life and be positive. >> reporter: so he went on-line and created this fund-raising site for fleming. within days, nearly $35,000 donated by more than 600 people in 15 countries.
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fleming wanted to meet his benefactor. nice to finally meet you. >> i want to thank you, man. i really do, man. >> glad to be able to help. >> so happy. thank you very much. >> reporter: one man finally free and a group of strangers helping him out. >> got to give me another hug. >> reporter: dan harris, abc news, new york. i mean it. i appreciate it. >> amazing man to not have -- at least on the surface bitterness and really to have -- radiate such a good, positive vibe after so much -- >> amazing. bad stuff happening to him. >> he's 51 years old, and his plan is try to get a job, try to find employment and shelter and he essentially needs a place to live and wants to take care of his family. while this is great and the fund-raiser is amazing for him. the next step is we have to get him a job. >> maybe somebody watching right now. >> hopefully. >> great guy. great story. coming up, one of the most frustrating things about losing weight, getting rid of the belly fat. coming up, what you may be doing wrong in the gym and what
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♪ ♪ ♪ >> all right. you hit the gym and try to eat right and maybe it's impossible to get rid of the stubborn belly fat. >> for years we have been told crunches are the way to go. turns out not so much. here's abc's abbie boudreau. it's the battle of the bulge. stubborn belly fat that just won't go away no if matter how hard you try. >> too many think that working the muscles under the fat will make the fat on top disappear but that's not the case. >> reporter: celebrity fitness trainer says maybe your countless crunches are making the problem worse.
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>> crunches don't really help with the belly fat. >> crunches do not help with belly fat. >> why are we all doing crunches? >> i have no idea. >> reporter: he says try exercises that lengthen and strengthen your body, like the superman pose and the pike plank. >> you feel those working? good. >> reporter: a side bend can firm up your obliques. and a stiff leg dead lift can tone up your legs and bottom. >> look up as much as you can. >> reporter: while shrinking your waistline. >> working out your behind can help your gut? >> yes. >> reporter: another secret, smart snacks and cutting back on processed food. >> roasted chickpeas, greek yogurt with berries. these are all great healthy snacks. they have protein and fiber and those are two important components of a healthy snack. >> reporter: it's not just diet and exercise. abc news nutrition and wellness editor dave -- says reducing stress and increasing your amount of sleep six to eight hours is critical for a flatter tummy.
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>> a sleepy person produces more ghrelin, which is 120 calories a day, 12 1/2 pounds over the course of a year that you have to live with or work off. >> while we have to eat right and work out to banish the bulge, at least we can forget about those dreaded crunches. abbie boudreau, abc news, los angeles. >> wait a second. >> yeah. >> reduce sleepless nights. >> that helps. >> exercise, and eat right? did i write that down right? >> we are oh 0-3. >> i don't think i have heard that before. >> and exercise. >> my goodness. if only i had known. >> now you do. you know what i'm going to do. >> trouble we probably won't do it? >> you know what i'm going to do with this piece of paper, file it away forever. secret. there it is. it? >> you know what i'm going to do with this piece of paper, file it away forever. secret. there it is.
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this morning on "world news now," maximum punishment. the nba's crackdown on los angeles clippers owner donald sterling. accused of making racist comments. >> i am banning mr. sterling for life from any association with the clippers organization or the nba. >> reaction from last night's playoff game and what's next for sterling. live from los angeles. deadly destruction, the tornadoes that tore a path from oklahoma to the carolinas. the heartbreaking toll and the challenging cleanup. >> we're a strong town and we're not going anywhere. >> the difficult scene live from a hard-hit community. hidden hazards in your home. recalled items that can seriously harm your kids. a safety alert you have to see. it's wednesday, april 30th. >> announcer: from abc news,
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this is "world news now" with john muller and diana perez. happy hump day everyone. we start this half hour with the l.a. clippers beginning to move on from the team owner's comments that drew a lifetime ban. >> they did it in the best way possible by winning a playoff game and pushing their opponent to the brink of elimination. >> abc's mary bruce is outside the staples center in l.a. with more this morning. >> good morning, mary. >> good morning. the nba is taking every step they can to try and force donald sterling to sell the l.a. clippers, including banning him from ever sitting courtside in this stadium again. >> the los angeles clippers were welcomed to the court with a standing ovation. no longer welcome here, team owner, donald sterling. >> effective immediately, i am banning mr. sterling for life from any association with the clippers organization or the nba. >> the league wants the team
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owner out of the business of basketball. benching him for life and slapping him with a maximum $2.5 million fine. >> i will urge the board of governors to exercise its authority to force a sale of the team and will do everything in my power to ensure that that happens. >> punishment for sterling's now infamous racist rant. >> it bothers me a lot that you want to broadcast that you're associating with black people. do you have to? >> the recording released by tmz and dead spin caught sterling lashing out at his girlfriend, v. stiviano for associating with african-americans. the nba confirmed that the voice on the tape is sterling's. stiviano's attorney insists she did not release the tape and was very saddened by the nba's decision. the team's coach is applauding the league's move. >> i thought adam silver today was fantastic. personally, i thought he made a decision that really was the
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right one that had to be made. >> reporter: while many of the fans here tonight at the playoff game told us they won't be satisfied until sterling leaves the team, some say that while the nba's decision is a step in the right direction, it's not enough. they want there to be a broader conversation about racism in the nba. john and diana. >> mary, question for you. what happens next for donald sterling? that's on everybody's mind. >> reporter: well, that's now a decision up to the 29 other team owners to decide whether or not they're going to force sterling to sell the team. that's something that 75% of those team owners have to approve. it seems likely that they will. the players and the league are unified on this issue. they want sterling to go. john and diana. >> abc's mary bruce reporting live for us from a lively staples center in l.a. thank you. our other major story, the death toll from that series of tornadoes across the south has risen to at least 35. >> the storm system lost much of
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its punch as it brings heavy rain to the northeast and the midwest. abc's ashley bridges is live in mayflower arkansas with the latest. good morning, ashley. >> reporter: good morning. it's been nearly four days since tornadoes touched down here in mayflower, arkansas. but the town is very quiet tonight because of the storms. it's largely out of power and under a national guard enforced curfew. in other parts of the region, this storm system continues to affect millions. yet another tornado touchdown. this one in north carolina. >> it's touching down. it's touching down. >> look at and listen to this video. >> oh, the cars have been tossed. >> sights and sounds happening far too frequently across the south. mallory thompson lost everything. >> it's gone. except for the foundation. >> this man watching the storm firsthand risked too close an encounter.
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he survived. many others did not. unable to avoid the path of the storm. >> a swimmer at the university of alabama used his strength to hold up a wall while his friend escaped. john didn't make it out. it's easy to understand how that happened from views like this. homes torn in half and people trying to put things back together for their friends and neighbors with food -- >> we are a strong town and we're not going anywhere. >> -- and with the little things they could find. like these photos, a reminder of what matters most. >> you hold on to what you can. you tell the people you love that you love them. >> reporter: and attention is shifting to areas like mobile and pensacola where there's extreme flash flooding and after seeing what families are dealing with here, it's difficult to imagine what people there are going through. john and diana. >> ashley, with so many people
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under distress and destruction, who are the people showing up to help? >> reporter: you know, it's really amazing. the first wave were typical responders, the national guard, state law enforcement and after that neighbors started helping neighbors. today the really special thing was seeing complete strangers from arkansas, from other states and specifically there was a group of seniors who they had the day off from school, they chose to put their time. in those neighborhoods. >> ashley bridges reporting live from mayflower, arkansas. thank you very much. the next major concern from this unusual storm system is flooding. >> from arkansas to the carolinas and along florida's gulf coast, the downpours are flooding communities across a wide area. our coverage continues now with accuweather meteorologist jim dickey, good morning, jim. >> good morning, john and diana. another round of thunderstorms expected here today. the good news is not nearly the tornadoes but -- that we've been dealing with
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since the weekend, the storms today mainly bringing just damaging winds. but also torrential rainfall. as you see, numerous rounds much thunderstorms in these areas. plenty of soaking rainfall, flash flooding and river flooding a major concern from portions of pennsylvania and new jersey all the way south and westward to the gulf of mexico. john and diana, back to you. >> thank you, jim. to oklahoma now, executions are on hold over a botched lethal injection. two were scheduled to take place yesterday evening. a new drug combination. after he was given the supposedly fatal shot, clayton locket writhed in pain on the gurney, clinched his teeth and tried to lift his head. the proceedings were halted. he eventually died of a heart attack. the execution scheduled two hours later has been postponed. the governor ordered an investigation. minnesota homeowner who shot and killed two teenagers during a break-in has been convicted of premeditated murder. byron smith argued or rather has argued that he shot the teens in self-defense. but prosecutors said smith waited in his basement and intended to kill them. he fired a total of nine shots.
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key evidence was an audio recording that captured the killings in chilling detail, including smith's taunts as the teens were dying. amanda knox dismissing the explanation by an italian court. for reinstating her murder conviction. the document states that knox herself delivered the fatal blow that killed her roommate meredith kercher. the motive is believed to be a deteriorating relationship between the women. but knox is proclaiming her innocence and plans to appeal. she insists there was no evidence showing she took part in the murder. 68-year-old woman in england recovering after a frightening accident that happened at a cathedral west of london. the woman fell and was stuck in a tight spot, about 150 feet off the ground. rescuers brought in a royal air force helicopter that pulled the woman out. she suffered a broken wrist and broken pelvis. it's the happy ending few thought possible. the south carolina family lost in the woods for nearly three days with no food or water rescued alive and well. jerry and his two kids survived
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their ordeal in the national park drinking rainwater and huddling together to stay warm. he's eternally grateful to the rangers and rescuers for saving their lives. but he'll never go back into those woods. i don't blame him. >> me either. glad they're okay. one that got bigger in a hurry. the reason, a little baby called charlotte. >> she was born on the side of a highway in chicago. mom and dad live -- were told they had plenty of time to get to the hospital. charlotte knew better. >> yep. when liz told ray to pull over, he called 9-1-1 and charlotte was born minutes later. everyone is doing fine. dad calls it an average morning. i think he's being sarcastic there. >> i love these stories, especially when everything comes out okay. mom probably didn't have enough time to realize she was in pain. there's the baby, done. >> there you go. there you are. not sleeping a wink. >> there you you go. very true. >> you know that, don't you? >> oh, yeah.
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coming up, the day in the life of a cat. new viral video revealing feline habits you have to see. >> an exotic destination. the home of the most dangerous snakes in the world. their venom can burn off your hand and people are taking risks to capture these reptiles. you're watching "world news now." ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by swiffer sweep and trap. swiffer sweep and trap. i'm sinora and this is my son, chris. i'm a messy person. i don't like cleaning. i love my son, but he never cleans up. always leaves a trail of crumbs behind. you're going to have a problem with getting a wife. uh, yeah, i guess. [ laughs ] this is ridiculous. christopher glenn! [ doorbell rings ] what is that? swiffer sweep & trap. i think i can use this. it picks up everything. i like this. that's a lot of dirt. it's that easy! good job chris! i think a woman will probably come your way. [ both laugh ]
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♪ know you're not alone ♪ i'm going to make this place your home ♪ >> home is supposed to be a place of safety but too often we fill our home with dangerous products. >> many of those products can hurt those who are most vulnerable, our kids. here's abc's david kerley. >> ow! >> reporter: 5-year-old sofia justice is not happy because these firefighters are trying to remove a recalled ez bake oven that is stuck on her hand. >> i was so scared. >> reporter: a million of the toys which can trap a child's hand and possibly burn them were recalled. sofia's mom bought the toy at a garage sale. >> i found out it was a recall toy. it is hard to keep track. >> reporter: a child safety group says only 10% of recalled products are returned, replaced
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or repaired, often becoming hand me downs and granl sale items. the government says millions of homes could have a danger lurking. do you? >> hi there. we went to visit roxanne and her three young children with patty davis. >> i'm going to check this one. >> reporter: davis is with the consumer product safety commission. >> this actual stroller has been recalled? >> reporter: recalled for a finger amputation danger from the hinge. the cpsc works with companies that voluntarily recall products with problems. >> what's the serial number? >> 011235. >> this stroller is recalled. >> great. >> reporter: this recall for a string that could cause a choking danger. but with a snip, the danger is gone. >> yea! >> reporter: up in the baby's room, a mattress recall. >> mattresses are not properly sized and create a gap. >> they do. >> reporter: and a light in the baby's room also recalled. in all we found four items that needed to be fixed or removed. what do you make of all of that? >> it sounds like i shouldn't be
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buying or getting hand-me-downs. >> reporter: that's one way or do what our expert did and go to cpsc.gov and type in the name of the product, sign up for e-mail alerts and fill out warranty cards to keep something like this from happening in your home. david kerley, abc news, washington. >> oh, man. >> that's difficult. you have a lot of products when you have kids and if you have more than one kid it is multiplied by the number of kids you have so to keep track is hard. >> clothing and nursery products account for half of all of the recalled items. you have to be careful with clothing. make sure it's fire retardant. it can be dangerous. >> you never think of that. you you think of toys and your gear and your equipment. but clothes is a big thing. oh, my gosh, i have to get home and get on my websites. >> you didn't have enough things to worry about. >> thank you, just what i needed. coming up a tropical island that's no vacation spot. >> we will take you to a place overrun by dangerous snakes and find out why these dangerous creatures are disappearing.
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>> ahead in the next half hour, unwanted eyes on your children. new danger when it comes to those high-tech baby monitors. you are watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. ♪ ♪ every day it's getting closer ♪ ♪ going faster than a roller coaster ♪ ♪ a love like yours will surely come my way ♪ ♪ hey, hey, hey ♪ every day it's getting closer ♪ ♪ going faster than a roller coaster ♪ ♪ a love like yours will surely come my way ♪ ♪ hey, hey, hey babies aren't fully developed until at least 39 weeks, which means babies born even a few weeks early can have breathing, feeding, and learning problems. if your pregnancy is healthy,
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wait for labor to begin on its own. a healthy baby is worth the wait. ♪ >> it's a tropical island we have to be careful where you step. an island overrun with snakes whose venom can kill within minutes. >> recently these creatures have been disappearing. >> we are up all "nightline" with abc's dan harris, who went to find out why. >> reporter: we are heading somewhere you are not supposed to go.
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a speck of land off the coast of brazil with a supremely foreboding nickname. >> there it is, snake island. >> reporter: it's a place teeming with golden lance head pit vipers. one of the deadliest snakes on the planet. there are so many lethal snakes here normally it is illegal to visit. >> voyage to snake island. but we found one guy who has a permit. for centuries the sea has put a comforting distance between these killer snakes and the rest of us, but now rogerio is convinced that somebody is actually stealing the snakes from the island. >> very hard to find. >> reporter: he wants to know who and why. the golden lance head only lives here on this island and he monitors the population regularly. it has declined by half in the past 15 years. scientists estimate that almost anywhere you set foot, a gruesome death is lurking not
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more than three feet away. golden lance heads thrive here because they have no major predator. their fast-acting venom will literally burn through your flesh and cause you to bleed to death. >> one of the riskier on-camera things i have done. if one of these were to bite us, we'd have six hours to get off the island. >> yeah. >> reporter: and to a hospital. >> well, up to. >> up to? >> so we could die at two hours and 45 minutes. oh, yeah. it is up to six hours before you die. >> reporter: why would you steal a snake? >> the pet market. >> people keep these as pets. >> oh, yeah. >> that's about -- if you have a golden lance head you are special. >> reporter: he says illegal buyers will pay upwards of 15 grand for a single snake and there's another reason for this steep price tag, their venom, which is used to create valuable pharmaceuticals. the golden lance head is now
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critically endangered which has made rogerio fiercely protective of this species whose venom may one day benefit us. >> if you lose the species you are losing the chance to save human life. there are more things related to you than you can imagine. >> reporter: dan harris, abc news, new york. >> diana, i think you need to follow up that story with a visit to snake island. i know how scared of snakes you are. >> i don't think so. >> you prefer the rodent to the snake, correct? >> i will do a snake and a rat before i do a cockroach. >> oh, it's the bugs that get you worse. >> cockroach island is not for me. >> if i go to snake island i'm wearing a medieval knight suit, not like dan harris. i'd wear chain mail. >> i'm surprised dan wasn't wearing the space shoe. like head to toe. he seemed way too comfortable in deadly snake environment. >> i think on my feet i would feel better with some steel.
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>> i don't want to be anywhere near that island. feel better with some steel. >> i don't want to be anywhere near that island. steel. >> i don't want to be anywhere near that island. she loves to shop online with her debit card. and so does bill, an identity thief who stole mary's identity, took over her bank accounts,
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now. >> this is the life. >> 45,000 views on you tube. >> oh, my goodness. an adorable denver family. i'm about to introduce you to ethan who is 3 and katlin is 6 years old. this is on you-tube. they are finding out they are about to have a baby brother or sister and their reaction is simply priceless and adorable. take a look. >> katlin and ethan we have something to tell you. >> what? >> mommy is going to have a baby. you guys are going to have either another brother or sister. >> you are having a baby in your tummy right now? >> yeah. >> you are having a baby in your tummy. >> cuteness overload, by the way. katlin goes on to say, oh, my god i can't thank you enough. the most adorable reaction to this. you can see the little guy in the background goes back to playing. he doesn't know if he should cry or laugh. he doesn't get what is going on. he is 3, his sister is 6.
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anyway, they've been sharing with everybody because they're so excited about this. >> no jealousy there. she's ready for a brother or sister. wheel of fortune contestant, margaritas on the mind, this happened on monday night. rachel close to solving a puzzle what are you doing category. instead of saying booking my shore excursion she says this. >> i'd like to solve the puzzle, boozing my shore excursion. >> no. >> i'd like to solve the puzzle. >> booking my shore excursion. margaritas on the mind. >> i hope that's what she meant to say. >> yeah, but she didn't say it. >> 30 seconds for the next piece of video. it is kind of self-explanatory. best story ever. 47,000 views on you tube and it's a chef who decides to treat his pet hamster to a burrito. i'm not going to say anything more. i think we can watch it on a loop for the rest of the night if you want. >> make the cheese pop out like in the cartoon. >> a sprig of lettuce. how apropos. and by the way, he has a table. he has a plate.
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this morning on "world news now," widespread damage. neighborhoods wiped off the map from oklahoma to the carolinas. this week's deadly round of twisters and the looming threat today. banned for life. the nba delivers a harsh blow to the owner of the los angeles clippers just hours before a playoff victory. the punishment for his racial comments and reaction this morning. household spies. hackers giving an inside look at your family. and dancers dilemma. the popular contestant from "dancing with the stars" amy purdy and the injury that sidelined her. how she got hurt off the dance floor. that's in "the skinny" and the bonus round, as well. it is wednesday, april 30th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now" with john muller and diana perez.
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good wednesday morning. we begin with a deadly tornado outbreak across the south. at least 35 people have been killed and thousands of homes and businesses destroyed. >> our coverage begins with abc's steve osunsami in one of the hardest hit areas of mississippi. >> reporter: the death and destruction continues in the tornado zone. >> the road is getting littered right now with debris from houses. this is houses all over the road. >> reporter: thousands of homes destroyed. now as families dig through the tornado's rubble, there's insult added to injury for some. >> we have had a lot of stuff taken already. >> reporter: really? people have stolen stuff? >> yeah. just from last night. >> reporter: tornadoes were still firing up over north carolina and illinois. >> all of this right here was a dining room. >> reporter: some families are starting to recover and beginning to rebuild. others planning funerals for sons and daughters. one of them 21-year-old john servati. he was taking shelter in his basement when a retaining wall
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fell on top of him. at our abc station, meteorologist matt laubhan was live on the air telling viewers to run for cover. >> basements now! and demanding his 35 co-workers do the same. >> i tell people at home, at that point you have to get to your safe place. what kind of example are we setting if we don't go? >> reporter: reports show the deadly tornado that struck tupelo on monday was an ef-2, the highest winds near 135 miles an hour. damaging or destroying more than 2100 homes. the may family's home is one of those destroyed in the tornado. >> we were in here. in the pantry. >> all of you were in this pantry? >> yes. >> uh, this ain't that big. >> we were crowded for sure. >> how many of you were in here? >> six and a dog. >> take your safe place. that's the message. utility crews are out trying to restore power hoping the weather cooperates. steve osunsami, abc news,
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tupelo, mississippi. >> wow. from tornadoes to dangerous downpours, the storm is set to dump a half a foot of rain on parts of the east as this system takes a slow turn. our coverage continues with accu-weather where jim dickey is tracking the stubborn system. good morning, jim. good morning, john and diana. a large area of low pressure seems to be the big weather maker across the lower 48 spinning across the great lakes. hasn't moved much in the last 72 hours and that continues to draw in some deep moisture in to the east. that brings another round of heavy thunderstorms today. the good news is the tornado threat is not as high as the past couple of days. still isolated tornadoes here in across the southeast. the main threat will be for gusty winds. of course, torrential rainfall is not good news. storms could put down rain and with the flooding a concern. both flash flooding and river flooding, combine what we saw on monday, tuesday, into wednesday many spots a good 4 to 6 inches of rain. locally higher amounts.
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leading to widespread flooding issues. john and diana, back to you. >> jim, thank you. our other major story, the aftermath from the nba's lifetime ban on l.a. clippers owner donald sterling. the team was lured on to the court by fans. at the staples center in los angeles. they then beat golden state. golden state took a 3-2 lead. the clippers stress unity in the wake of sterling's ban and the $2.5 million fine imposed on him. both penalties applauded by just about everybody. >> effective immediately, i'm banning mr. sterling for life from any association with the clippers organization or the nba. >> i hope that every bigot in this country sees what happened to mr. sterling and recognizes that if he can fall, so can you. >> if three-quarters of the nba's other 29 owners agree with the recommendation from commissioner adam silver, sterling will be forced to sell the clippers.
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he's owned it since 1981. at this point that seems likely. what is unclear is who may step in and buy the team. if anything is clear, the nba commissioner, all eyes were on him. what's he going to do? will he take a hard approach. he leveled the boom on this guy. >> yes, he did. a lot of people are applauding the fact that he came out so strongly. there was a question whether he would be able to do anything. as soon as the announcement came out there were people across the nba, in and out of the nba applauding his decision. some people were saying had he not been so strong boycotts would have started almost immediately. >> right. >> he got in front of it. >> right. >> interesting to see what sterling will do now, will he go quiet, is he shamed, humbled, is he going to sell it, come back combative, you don't know. >> because he's attached to the team, i think some things aren't changing. yesterday we were talking about sponsors fleeing the clippers. some of them returned and said now the nba stepped in we will work with you again. one big sponsor, burger king, has just now announced they are
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walking away from sponsorship and you wonder if it has anything to do with sterling is still attached to the team. >> the players look energized by what happened. a woman took a spill at a philadelphia subway station and it was all captured on camera. you can see her in the tan shorts leaning over the platform. oh, boy. she falls off the edge, falling to the tracks below, hitting the electrified third rail. she suffered severe burns but did survive and other riders ran to help her out. emergency crews took a few minutes to pull her to safety. an execution in oklahoma had to be called off after it was clear the lethal injection was not working. moments after getting the supposedly fatal shot, clayton lock locket, began to writhe on the gurney and tried to lift his head. the warden called a halt to the proceedings but clayton lockett died of a heart attack 40 minutes later. a second execution, scheduled for two hours later, has been put on hold. an inspiring message from former congresswoman gabby giffords more than three years after she almost died at the
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hands of a crazed gunman. giffords received a standing ovation at a political event in washington last night. she said her spirit is stronger than ever and she said work to elect women to be passionate, courageous and get things done. the white house is stepping up efforts to battle the soaring rate of sexual assault rate on college campuses. >> one of the weapons is a new website notalone.gov promising much-needed help for victims. abc's karen travers has the details. >> reporter: vice president biden loves to talk about his hometown of scranton, pennsylvania. he explained what he was taught there about assault. >> if a man raised his hands to a woman, you had the job of kicking the living crap out of him if he did it. it was a simple proposition. excuse my language. but that's the neighborhood we come from. >> reporter: an impassioned vice president biden laid out the harsh statistics of college sexual assault. one in five female students is a victim. >> these aren't just numbers. these are our friends.
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these are our daughters. >> reporter: madeleine smith is one of them. she spoke about the trauma of what came after her sexual assault at harvard. >> i want to share what it's like when your dad answers the phone and you have to find a way to tell him the one thing he never wanted to happen to his little girl had happened. >> reporter: the white house issued a series of recommendations for colleges and universities to combat sexual assaults on campus. the administration released a new psa featuring hollywood stars reaching out to young men. >> we have to stop it. >> these recommendations are not binding. the white house says it wants colleges to stop pretending that sexual assault doesn't exist. john and diana? >> karen travers, thank you. business news starting with twitter. shares of the messaging service could be under pressure after the company released a mixed first quarter earnings report. analysts have concerns about the ability to grow its user base. after it was released, twitter shares dropped to $38 each.
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now, if they open at that level today, it will be the stock's lowest point since twitter went public last fall. jurors in the silicon valley resume deliberations in the epic face-off between apple and samsung. apple accuses samsung of ripping off smartphone technology developed by steve jobs and other apple geniuses and is demanding 2.2 billion in damages. samsung denies that and says apple stole two of its patents and it is suing for $6.2 million. apple rolled out the new line of mac book air laptops and dropping the starting price by $100. the tech giant says the updated air models have more powerful processors and as much as two more hours of battery life. the group here in the big apple that organizes the annual subway ride in your underwear is at it again. >> this time improv everywhere sent people into the big gap store on fifth avenue. on cue, they all pulled up their white hoods and posed as gap mannequins.
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didn't go as planned. >> store security handcuffed many and had them lay on the floor. they called the cops. after they assessed the situation, everyone was allowed to leave. no arrests were made. is that kind of like performance art? >> i think it is. >> masks scare people, you know what i mean. >> yeah, you can't do that. >> underwear is not as scary, maybe in some cases but masks scare people. >> i don't know -- they were trying to do the flash mob thing i'm sure, but it didn't work out. you are right, the masks -- you have to ask permission and then it would be cool because everybody in the store would know what you were doing, the customers but when nobody in the store like security knows what you are doing, it ain't good. >> very avant-garde. >> i wonder what the people walking around and saw what they thought were mannequins handcuffed on the floor were thinking. >> yes, no kidding, right. >> not everybody had the hoods pulled off of their head. >> they should go back to the underwear in the subway next year. >> yeah. >> coming up -- the "the skinny" and the reunion on the set of the new "star wars" movie. safety alert to parents with babies.
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spies may be hacking in to your baby monitor. the big problem and how to protect everyone. you are watching "world news now." ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by airwick national park scents. a safety scare for parents. now you can experience the fresh pristine scent anywhere. perfected by the fragrance experts at air wick. fresh coastal waters and silver lotus is a part of our limited edition national park collection. air wick. the craft of fragrance. she loves to shop online with her debit card. and so does bill, an identity thief
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who stole mary's identity, took over her bank accounts, and stole her hard-earned money. unfortunately, millions of americans just like you learn all it may take is a little misplaced information to wreak havoc on your life. this is identity theft. and no one helps stop it better than lifelock. lifelock offers the most comprehensive identity theft protection available. if mary had lifelock's bank account alerts, she could have been notified in time to help stop it. lifelock's credit notification service is on the job 24/7. as soon as they detect a threat to your identity within their network, they will alert you, protecting you before the damage can be done. lifelock has the most comprehensive identity theft protection available, guarding your social security number, your money, your credit, even the equity in your home. my years as a prosecutor taught me that we all need to protect ourselves from crime. in today's world, that includes identity theft. it's a serious problem. we all have to protect ourselves.
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[ male announcer ] no one protects you better than lifelock. you even get a $1 million service guarantee. that's security no one can beat. you have so much to protect and nothing to lose when you call lifelock right now and get 60 days of identity theft protection risk free. that's right. 60 days risk free. use promo code: take charge. order now and get this universal device charger, great for everything from smart phones and cameras to tablets, keeping your digital life powered at home, the office, or in the car... a $30 value, free! don't wait until you become the next victim. ♪ and get a universal device charger free. use promo code: take charge. ♪
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you may not be the only one watching your baby on that high-tech monitor. >> strangers are hacking in and spying on families. mara schiavocampo has the story. >> reporter: when kentucky parents adam and heather schreck heard a man's voice in their 10-month-old daughter's room, they thought someone had broken in their home. >> i heard a voice screaming at my daughter. screaming wake up baby, wake up, baby and a long scream. i was terrified. i didn't know if someone was in the house. >> panicked, adam ran to the nursery to find it was a virtual intruder speaking through the baby monitor connected to the internet. the schrecks say the hacker began to remotely move the camera's swivel head getting a full view of the baby's room and them. >> the camera turned and looked at me and started to scream some obscenities at me. >> reporter: it's not the first time a camera in a nursery has become a window in to a family's home. last summer a houston couple says a hacker began to yell
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obscenities at their 2-year-old through the baby monitor. >> i'm supposed to protect her against people like this. >> reporter: sometimes frequencies from the cameras can appear in nearby homes which is what mom stacey cass said happened to her in 2010. >> it was late at night. doing a routine check. turn it on to see my next door neighbor putting his son to sleep, as well. >> reporter: experts say baby monitors connected to the internet are tempting targets for hackers. >> everybody on the internet, good and bad guys if they get past the network router they can see the devices on your network. >> experts recommend to change your user name and password from the default to something more personal and even then frequently update them both. security updates are also important. so remember to regularly check the manufacturer's website. while the schrecks have changed their router and passwords they are using the same monitor. these days mom heather says she no longer sleeps like a baby. >> i don't know how long they
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could have been watching her or how many times this person could have been watching her and listening to our conversations. the emotion of thinking of what could have happened and what the person could have been thinking is absolutely terrifying. >> reporter: mara schiavocampo, abc news, new york. >> terrifying and creepy at the least. even if it is just taunting. that's really creepy. disturbing stuff. >> really is. i don't understand what the point is. just to have a window in to a tiny baby's room. what are you getting out of watching a baby and screaming obscenities at the parents? >> people are weird. >> people are so weird. why are we filled with weird people, especially this kind of weird. >> i guess you can turn it off and do it old school. babies did fine before monitors. >> these are connected through the internet. they do have ones that aren't. >> hard wired. >> hard wired one. so you can use those but a lot of them you want the ones connected through the internet because they're a little safer and they have the picture video. >> you can turn off the speaker so -- >> you can but then you don't know if anyone is watching because they can't speak.
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it's weird. when we come back a lot of "the skinny." >> fan favorite on "dancing with the stars" and early christmas for star wars fans and a break up on a possible marriage, and reunion. we will have it all. that's coming up. you are watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations this is your computer. let's go on the internet. let's go. ok. she's going to love me all over again now.
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♪ skinny so skinny >> skinny time we start in the ballroom. "dancing with the stars" amy purdy says don't count her out of the competition just yet. >> purdy was injured on monday but not during her dance. she says she turned her back afterward and heard a crack. it turns out, she had a rib out of place but said she is determined to come back. >> purdy tweeted a picture of herself undergoing laser treatment with a message, we're going to make this happen. by the way, purdy and derek hough finished in second place. on monday night. another television robin -- by our good friend robin roberts. this time she was shooting the breeze with jimmy kimmel. >> she was talking about her robin stayed up late to talk about her new fascinating memoir, "everybody's got something." it focuses on her battle with the rare blood disorder and her life-saving bone marrow transplant from her big sister, sallie-anne. >> what do you do when somebody gives you the gift of life? >> you are screwed. you really are. >> i have to wash her car for life.
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>> oh, you won't watch my dog for the weekend? i gave you my bone marrow. >> isn't that the truth. >> he showed a picture of robin in the hospital wearing a hoodie he sent her. she said laughing at his show was a big help. kimmel immediately took credit joking that he saved her life. >> of course. one of the worst kept reality show secrets, gwen stefani will join "the voice" this fall. stephan i is stepping in for christina aguilera pregnant with her second child. it's been eight years since the no doubt singer's album was released. perhaps signing to the talent show will jump-start her career like it did for aguilera. an early present for "star wars" fans. >> we know who is starring in in the upcoming movie. repeating their roles mark hamill will be an older luke, harrison ford will reprise han and carrie fisher will come back as princess leia. >> the and max von sydow and adam
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frequent heartburn medicine for 8 straight years. one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. ♪ skinny so skinny >> all right, bonus round of "the skinny." we start with the renewed hopes for the young ladies of great britain. >> looks like prince harry is back on the market. multiple reports say that he and his girlfriend have broken up. a source tells as a magazine harry thought she was too needy but "the daily mail" said they parted as friends. the other end of the spectrum, there's word that kim and kanye could be tying the knot this week in a private ceremony. >> the ceremony could be, if you can believe this, private, or so they say. they have apparently gotten their marriage license, but a public ceremony in france could follow. word is that one will be a big celebration and it will be in a month. i can't wait. >> i imagine there will be pictures there and eventually they will fetch a pictorial in
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some magazine. >> yes, i agree. harry met sally again. billy crystal and meg ryan reuniting in a gala in lincoln center. >> ryan was a surprise guest as she joined her co-star on stage. the two shared their memories of the movie and talked about where harry and sally would be today and the pair made the appearance to help honor the film's director, rob reiner who received the kaplan award. >> such a great movie. >> yes, it was. >> tony award nominations are out and this year they are most notable for who's not nominated as much as who is. >> broadway is packed with a-listers. these days. denzel washington, ian mcclellan, patrick stewart, james franco, michelle williams just to name a few. it was a musical with no big names that grabbed most of the nominations. "gentleman's guide to the love and murder" got ten nominations, including best musical and two from best actor. there were notable names in the
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pack, bryan cranston up for the best actor for his role as president lyndon johnson. men zell for best actress and neil patrick harris "hedwig and the angry inch" is up for eight awards. wait a minute. adelle that zeem. should we see which celebrities have birthdays today? let's take a look. cloris leachman, she is 88. >> she's 88 years old. she never ages a day. another man that doesn't seem to age, willie nelson 81 years old. >> on the road again. >> cool as ever. >> akon turning 41. >> really? >> yeah. >> makes me feel a little old now. wasn't he rapping the other day. >> kirsten dunst 32 years old and we are wishing them all a very happy birth day. we'll be right back. ♪ we'll be right back. ♪ >> announcer: this is abc's
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making news in america this morning -- breaking right now. another night of severe weather, heavy rain and wind, pounding the south. new pictures of flooded cars and buildings surrounded by water. plus, the cleanup after the tornadoes, spawned by the same system. banned for life. the nba comes down hard on clippers' owner, donald sterling, for his controversial comments. the reaction from around the league this morning. and what could be next for sterling. meat mystery solved. we knew taco bell's beef was mostly meat. now, we know what the rest of the recipe calls for. and live with robin. "gma" co-anchor, robin roberts, had some late-night laughs with jimmy kimmel.

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