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his vehicle. it's believed he started walking in extreme heat after running out of fuel. temperatures at the time of his disappearance topped 120 degrees. revlon has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. the iconic 90-year-old cosmetics company has been losing market share to lines backed by celebrities like rihanna and kylie jenner. but revlon says demand for its products remain strong. u.s. senate candidate herschel walker is defending claims he kept some of his children a secret. on thursday, he confirmed a report he has a total of three kids he has not previously mentioned publicly. his campaign says all four of his children were listed on a form filled out when he was named to a sports council by then-president trump in 2018. walker calls claims that he hid his children outrageous. in the past, he's criticized fathers who leave their children. players and sports officials can often have contentious relationships, but there is one referee who is likely grateful
one basketball player put his hands on him because it saved the ref's life. here's abc's andrea fujii. >> reporter: this morning, heart-pounding moments on the basketball court when a referee collapsed during a game and one of the players performed cpr. >> i see him go down, so my instincts kind of kick in. and what i was taught as a firefighter is to run towards the emergency, not run away from it. >> reporter: video shows toledo glass city basketball player myles copeland immediately jump into action last saturday. he was on the bench when referee john sculli passed out across the court. copeland, using skills from his day job as a firefighter, checked the ref's vitals and performed the lifesaving move. >> he doesn't have a pulse. he's not breathing. >> reporter: copeland performed cpr for ten minutes until paramedics arrived. sculli alert as he was being wheeled away on a stretcher. >> john, he gets emotional when he talks about myles.
there's just such a deep reality that john would not be here without myles being there. >> reporter: copeland had just worked a 24-hour shift with toledo fire and rescue before hitting the road to play a game against the jamestown jackals in new york. his schedule doesn't allow him to attend many games, but he he was there. vine timing that - >> luckily my schedule had lined up that day, and good thing i was there and able to make the game because i was able to help john and bring him back. >> reporter: after his heroics, his team won the game and got a standing ovation from the crowd. >> i don't feel like a hero. i feel like just another person that just happened to be in the right spot at the right time with the right training. >> reporter: copeland says with heart disease being a leading cause of death, he's urging everyone to get cpr-certified. as for the referee, john sculli, he's scheduled to have heart surgery today to clear that blockage that doctors say caused him to collapse. mona, andrew. >> andrea, thank you.
talk about a game-changing -- no, life-changing play there. >> yeah, he didn't even hesitate. he just walked right towards him. >> i was going to say, and andrea mentioned it. he's using this opportunity to remind everyone that you can easily get cpr-certified. it's one of those skills you want to have but hope you never have to use it. but you're glad when you do have to use it, that you know how to. >> definitely. coming up, the watergate break-in happened 50 years ago today. >> and we are opening up the abc news vault next. you're watching "world news now."
triggered a cover-up that eventually took down president richard nixon. >> and this morning, we're opening up the abc news vault to howard k. smith's coverage of those early days of the watergate scandal on the abc evening news. >> democratic national committee is housed in the fashionable watergate complex. the break-in was apparently planned well in advance. through the door and down a narrow hallway, the intruders gained entrance to committee offices, where files were ransacked and papers removed. the five suspects armed with photographic devices were apprehended by police in these cubicles just outside the offices of democratic national chairman lawrence o'brien. in this area also, tiles had been removed from the ceiling for suspected planting of bugging devices. four of the men arrested were cuban nationals now living in miami. and the fifth was james mccord, a former fbi and cia agent recently employed as a security
aide by the republican national committee and the committee to re-elect the president, reportedly on the recommendation of a ranking secret service agent. democratic national chairman o'brien has been out of town since the break-in, but he had these comments from new orleans. >> distinguished mayors, associates, and john mitchell, wherever you may be bugging me this morning -- >> it was too good a moment for o'brien to pass up, so in went the needle. >> i trust, henry and john, that this hall has been swept for bugs before we arrived. >> mr. mitchell denies that he or his party had anything to do with it. >> i understand he has, but the record does not support his position. this -- i thought this administration was a law and order administration, and i've never seen such a crass violation of individual rights as we have seen in this instance. >> have you run security checks on your offices before this? >> i don't believe so.
>> mr. mitchell claims that he has some security problems over in his camp. you know what they might be? >> they must be internal. [ laughter ] >> and so while o'brien waxed righteously indignant, he really could hardly contain his joy at seeming to have found the republicans with their hands in the cookie jar. herbert kaplow, abc news in new orleans. >> kaplow said republican party leaders to a man have denied any connection with the incident. gop national chairman robert dole said the actions of the five men were not in behalf of the party, nor did they have the party's consent. john mitchell, the man in charge of president nixon's re-election, said there's no place in the electoral process for this type of activity. presidential press secretary ron ziegler called it a third-rate burglary attempt and said it was nothing the president would ever be concerned with. >> that was abc's reporting from monday, june 19th, 1972. as you can see, the set hasn't
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sorry, have broken a guinness world record by setting up 2,910 laptop computers and toppling them like this, dominoes. it beat the previous record of a mere 752 laptops. this is a record we could have broken. >> yes, probably. their goal was to showcase the importance of recycling electrical and electronic waste. and don't worry about that slip-up, andrew. i hear india and indiana have a lot in common. polka is coming up. >> yes. the polka is next because it is friday. ♪ >> from the museum of illusions in new york city -- ♪ politics and foreign wars ♪ ♪ all the weather, all the scores ♪ ♪ that's the world news polka ♪ ♪ if you're an insomniac and a good night's sleep you lack ♪ ♪ do the world news polka ♪ ♪ things don't always go your way ♪ ♪ but that's no cause to frown ♪ ♪ smile and do the polka when your world seems upside down ♪ ♪ you may find when you're
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