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back with a tornado sighting in new england. it was spotted in charlestown, new hampshire, on monday. no injuries were reported. looking ahead, the weekend will bring extreme heat to the northeast. temperatures will reach the upper 80s, into the mid-90s from washington, d.c. all the way to boston. amber heard has wrapped up her testimony after an intense day of cross-examination by johnny depp's attorneys. with the defamation trial now in its fifth week, the lawyers tried to chip away at heard's credibility as they questioned her about their explosive fights. amber heard returning to the stand, facing cross-examination in the $50 million defamation case brought by her ex-husband, johnny depp. depp's lawyer pushed back on
claims that the actor abused heard and played a recording of the couple arguing about their divorce to make the case that it was depp who was the victim. >> i don't want a divorce. i never wanted a [ bleep ] divorce. i never want a divorce. you came around the bed and [ bleep ] started punching on me. >> i can't promise you i won't get physical again. god, i sometimes get so mad, i lose it. >> you got physical with mr. depp often during your relationship, didn't you? >> i had to defend myself as best i could. didn't seem to make much of a difference. >> you just couldn't control yourself, could you, ms. heard? >> i tried to defend myself when i could, but it was after years of not defending myself. >> heard previously testified that depp was jealous of her, and that jealousy led to violence. but depp's defense team played audio attempting to show that it was heard who was jealous. >> is there no other place for you to run? your 15 other houses to go run. come on, go be a real married man and go deal with your [ bleep ] the way that a man does. go run to the next house.
every man does. go. run away. >> depp's team also returned to the night in 2015 which left depp with a severed finger and during which heard says depp sexually assaulted her. depp's attorney questioned why there was no medical records from that alleged assault. >> and there was not a single medical record reflecting treatment for any of those injuries, is there, ms. heard? >> i didn't seek treatment. >> depp's team also showed this video, which they say shows heard taking actor james franco to her apartment the night before she filed for divorce. franco could be seen resting his head on heard's shoulder. depp has testified he believes heard and franco were having an affair. today heard's sister along with actress ellen barkin, who once dated johnny depp, are both expected to testify. now to sports and the start of the nba conference finals. it was miami and boston in game one. the celtics built up a 13-point first half lead.
south beach. the heat's jimmy butler scored 41 points, 27 of them in the second half. miami came away with a 118-107 win to take a 1-0 lead in the series. game two is tomorrow night. and tonight is game one of the western conference finals. dallas and golden state meet in san francisco. it's the first playoff meeting between the teams in some 15 years. >> are you a miami fan? >> oh, big time. boston doesn't have a chance. i' you' all been sleeping on e heat. everybody's playing for second place. prove me wrong. coming up, the fan who caught two homers in the same game, in the same inning, bare-handed. wait, what? >> how does this happen? plus, from hobby to hustle. the man who has turned his love of dogs into artistic masterpieces. that's next. you're watching "world news now." ou 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
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♪ so many americans are writing their own tickets by doing the hustle. >> they're turning their side hustles and even their favorite pastimes into the real deal. >> and kicking off the first in our series "hobby to hustle," will ganss is shining the spotlight on one guy who is living the dream one pup at a time. >> it's taking everything in me not to do the hustle right now. but maybe we'll have time later. if gabriel feitosa looks familiar to you, you might have seen him on this network last summer competing on "pooch perfect," hosted by rebel wilson. or maybe you're one of the 10.3 million likes he's racked up on tiktok. here's a closer look. this is the tale of gabriel feitosa, dog grooming artist behind some of the most colorful canine coiffures you've ever seen. >> i get to make art with them. it's a lot of fun. >> from pomeranian to pikachu,
goldendoodle to jungle cat. do you just have the best job in the world? >> i actually do think i have the best job in the world. >> growing up in brazil, gabriel began washing dogs at age 12, and now 18 years later and a continent away -- >> it just all came together. you know, my passion for art, drawing and painting, with a sculpture it is, doing all the haircuts. then i add the color, and boom. there's a giraffe. there's a zebra or something. >> sometimes the designs are gabriel's ideas, coming from video games or movies. sometimes owners come in with very specific requests. designs like this one taking four to five hours to create. gabriel using non-toxic and vegan dyes specifically made for dogs. gabriel's clients run the gamut of families celebrating special
occasions to -- you guessed it -- influencers. >> everyone wants to take pictures. the dogs become celebrities out on the street. >> what is the best part of your job? >> the best part is you get to see puppies all day. >> his favorite creation to date, this bichon frise turned goldfish. >> if there's anyone anywhere that does something a little unusual, your families don't get it, your friends don't get it, if i did that by getting here, by wanting it really bad, anyone can. >> anybody can. i don't know if i could do that. while some of the more exotic looks can take up to five hours to create, the dogs stay with gabriel for much longer, taking breaks to play and to go outside. you can check out all of gabriel's work or book your own pup for a session on social media @gabrielfeitosagrooming. >> would archie sit still for five hours for this? >> i don't know if you could get him to sit still for 15 seconds to do that. >> well, business is grooming
♪ time now for "wait, what?" although this maybe should be a "wait, no" because we're starting with what's being called the tallest swing ride in the world. >> brace yourself for this. it is 46 stories high. >> wait, what? >> yes. yes, dubai has unveiled its latest larger than life attraction, standing at an eye-watering 460 feet, giving thrill seekers incredible views of the surrounding city. >> i'm already feeling sick. the skyflyer also gives riders a chance to feel the sensation of both swinging and hang gliding -- you know, why not? -- experiencing lifting, dropping, rotating at varying speeds. it's overtaken florida's orlando starflyer as the world's tallest by 10 feet.
>> for how much money would y'all ride that thing? >> i don't think there's an amount in the world that would get me on that. >> maybe $10,000. i would do it. i would do it. >> you know what? show me the money first. >> you want it in your hand. >> so i can run. next, to the lucky baseball fan catching not one, but two home run balls in the same inning. >> wait, what? >> yeah. it was a dream come true for these newlyweds. james and sadie celebrating sadie's birthday as the houston astros unloaded on the boston red sox last night at fenway park, launching five home runs off nathan eovaldi. dymburt, did i get that right? >> he used to pitch for the yankees too. nate eovaldi. what's impressive about this is both home runs came over the big green monster there in left field, which is not an easy place to hit a home run. so james' first trophy of the night came sailing over the green monster, banking off the wall and right into the palm of his bare hand. his second bare-handed catch was just moments later.
james says it was his first time at fenway in a decade. >> did he keep them both? >> yeah. you don't throw those back. >> i mean give it to a little kid. >> that's true too. next, to every student's dream or nightmare come true. an exam interrupted by an alligator. >> wait, what? and where? >> well, where do you think? in florida. look, this gator crashed a test at a high school in -- oh, not florida -- in louisiana. wow. police spent 30 minutes containing the gator. >> no students were in any danger at any time, but they presumably unfortunately had to finish their exams. finally, to yet another cautionary tale about the dangers of not securing your phone from your kids. >> this one involves a 2-year-old and 31 cheeseburgers. >> wait, what? >> texas mom kelsey golden says she looked away for just a moment -- that's all it takes -- during which her 2-year-old son, barrett, got a hold of her unlocked phone.
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