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you know, a nice brown, coffee eye shadow. >> i like the color coffee for clothing and all that. sure. >> there we go. >> should we wear it next time we're on air? >> i'm wearing a sprinkled doughnut eye shadow. i will say there is a company called beauty bakery that has a similar play on bakery items and food. >> all right. coming up, the nfl shakeup overnight. and chris rock speaks publicly since the slap heard around the world. what he told an audience in boston and what the academy is saying about will smith. and new details about bruce willis. the brain disorder forcing him to retire and what he may have done to plan for this. you're watching "world news now."
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back now with a shocker from the nfl. bruce arians has stepped down and is heading to an office job with the team. arians coached tom brady and the bucs to a super bowl victory. the 69-year-old says his change is not health related. he's being replaced by todd bowles.
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he had wasn't been the tem's defensive coordinator. chris rock hit the stage last night, making his first public commenting since will co. chris rock hit the stage last night, making his first public commenting since will smith slapped him sunday night. the cheering crowd had several standing ovations. witnesses say rock became emotional. then he asked, "how was your weekend". in the audio obtained by "variety", rock addressed what happened at the oscars. >> i'm still kind of processing what happened, so, at some point i'll probably talk about that [ bleep ] ". >> the academy now says its officials asked will smith to leave sunday's oscar ceremony after he slapped rock but he refused to do so. the academy's board of governors met wednesday to begin disciplinary actions. and we're learning more about bruce willis' health battle. he has been forced to retire from acting over a brain
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disorder that makes it hard to communicate. the l.a. times reporting overnight that on some recent projects, willis' role was made smaller due to his decline. this morning the shocking announcement that bruce willis is stepping away from acting. >> we'll get together, have a few laughs. >> his family, including his wife emma and ex-wife demi moore, releasing a statement saying bruce has been experiencing some health issues and recently diagnosed with aphasia, which is impacting his cognitive abilities. aphasia is a disorder that affects your ability to produce or comprehend language. >> the number one cause is stroke. however, there are many other things that can cause aphasia. for instance, aphasia can happen in a transient way in people who suffer migraines. it can happen in a much slower way in memory conditions and cognitive conditions like alzheimer's disease. >> experts say there is effective treatment available. >> certainly opportunities for
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rehabilitation. particularly through a speech and language pathologist and the earlier the intervention the better in the case of stroke. >> i see dead people. >> in your dreams? >> the 67-year-old enjoyed a storied hollywood career with big hits including the "diehard" series and "the sixth sense". willis is also known for doing his own stunts, saying he lost two-thirds of his hearing during filming this scene in "diehard". there's been speculation in the industry about his condition. while it has yet to be revealed what caused his aphasia, experts say going forward, family support is key. and willis' blended family is close. ex-wife demi moore even living under the same roof during the pandemic. the family saying, quote, we are moving through this as a strong family unit. as bruce always says, live it up, and together we plan to do
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just that. >> not easy to walk away from something that you love. people recently on set have questioned whether he was fully aware of his surroundings. >> in one alleged incident he fired a gun loaded with a blank on the wrong cue, although the producer disputes that. you were mentioning how important family is. family is key with aphasia. that's because you have to re-learn how to communicate. and those closest to you can help with that. >> definitely. coming up, finding the best of the best when it comes to police k-9s. where you can soon get your dinner delivered by a drone. you're watching "world news now." do you have a life insurance policy you no longer need? now you can sell your policy - even a term policy - for an immediate cash payment. we thought we had planned carefully for our retirement. but we quickly realized we needed a way to supplement our income. if you
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that would literally kill me, man. if it makes you feel that way bro... i will probably do it. can i hug you? yeah. i love you, man. i love you too. ♪ ♪ the dogs are out and all over the place in new jersey. >> the most elite of elite
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canines are showing off their talents showing just which one is top dog. our own angelica is telling us anything is paw-ssible. >> reporter: dogs are an essential part of law enforcement, searching for drugs and explosives, finding missing people and going after criminals. but before they get here, they're put to the test here. police k-9 training. before you see any k-9 on the street, they get extensive training alongside their handlers. and sometimes like these dogs in new jersey, some friendly competition to find who's best in show. >> when i see them doing their job and finding the explosives and narcotics, it's very gratifying. >> reporter: think less cujo and more lassie. >> all right, pull him out.
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>> reporter: the dogs in new jersey tested in how well they detect explosive materials and drugs. >> the dog responds quickly, the officer that's able to move the dog quickly and read the dog's alert. the dog shouldn't disturb the package and should be a safe dog to work around people. >> reporter: the partnerships between the dogs and handler also being judged. it's a team effort. >> they take their k-9s home. it's a part of the family. >> reporter: in this test, dogs are smelling for explosives. but they try to throw them off. some may have coffee grounds, other food or scents to distract dogs. these were not deterred. you could say they really have a nose for the job. the top dogs selected go to the nationals later this year in georgia. >> these dogs are so fur-miliar
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with their handlers because they live with them and hopefully they retrieve full benefits. >> more news next.
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time now for "this happened." it's a bird. it's a plane. nope, it's just your pizza. >> what? >> yeah. >> yeah, this happened. with the startup fly treks which is expanding to the dallas-ft. worth area, you place your order, fly treks will grab the food and load it into the drone delivery box. >> it goes to the destination which must be within a mile of the takeoff location, it lowers it by cable from 80 feet up to the customer. >> it currently operates in locations in north carolina. oh, to see the beta system.
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i would love to see pizza falling from the sky onto your roof. >> yeah, and good luck trying to get it off, you know. okay. well, next to delivering a human by drone for a spectacular entrance. >> so this happened in japan, when ex-mlb player shinju marked his first home game as manager of the fighters in truly spectacular fashion. >> he put the extra in extra innings. the former new york met flew that hover bike over the field but it wasn't enough to carry the team to victory. the fighters lost to their opponents, 4-0. speaking of carrying, to what a father-to-be packed in his hospital go-bag. >> in a now-viral tiktok video, this dad is seen whiling away his partner's 21-hour labor in the hospital room what his entire gaming system, including a tv set, console and headset. >> in his defense, the headset really does cancel out noisy distractions. and the mother, amber, who shot the video said she was okay with
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him playing video games and she was passing the time by watching tiktok. he was just trying to console her. get it? >> jail, straight to jail. and finally to an otter caught on camera, getting funky in the snow. >> this happened in oklahoma. a north american rimer otter was spotted playing in the snow, sliding, scooting and was there a moonwalk in there? >> yeah. at least someone's happy about the snow even if it is almost april. that was the thing about even being in new york the start of this week. we were trying to check the calendar trying to figure out what's the date. no way is it this cold in spring. >> i'm also done with the snow. apparently this otter is not. if it does snow again here, i'm staying indoors. >> i thought you were going to say i'm otter here. >> i missed it. that's yours. >> i will say this is messing with me, because i didn't think about otters and snow.
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