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this morning on "world news now" -- the overnight terror raids in france. >> police are on the hunt following the deadly attack at one of the busiest tourist destinations in the world. people at caves sent scrambling for cover as gunshots rang out. we'll have the latest on at take claimed by isis. >> the teacher accused of kidnapping his former student, now under arrest after multistate and week's long manhunt. how they were discovered thousands of miles from home. >> and, surveillance video shows the a police officer accidentally shoot and kill a woman at a community training event. the officer firing during a drill posed as a bad guy. why the video is just now being released. >> and it may be a droom to some, but for baristas, the new unicorn frap is a
one epic rant going viral as purists everywhere express their outrage. we'll have starbuck's response to the backlash on this friday, april 21st. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." everybody say good morning, on this friday. start overseas this half-hour. in france. where investigators are swarming the streets of paris, and at least one suburb this morning. >> they're lacking for possible accomplices behind the deadly attack that isis claims was carried out by one of its own. police laugh nhave not released gunman's name but valuable information in his car. overnight, investigators said several raids are being carried out in connection with the attack. >> the shooter opened fire along the busy champs-elysees, sending people diving for cover. the scene inside one restaurant there. after killing one officer, the attacker took off on foot until
gunned him town. abc's terry moran. >> reporter: one of the ploes beautiful streets in all the were, iconic champs-elysees, on lockdown latest target of terror. after 9:00 p.m. a car pull up next to a police vehicle. a gunman armed with a military style weapon gets out, opens fire. this video shot from across the street, appears to show the chaos at the time of the shooting. one police officer killed. two others wounded. and a bystander hit. this man, says he saw it all. he came out and started shooting he says. but he could have shot us on the pavement and killed more people, with the sprspray of shots. he targeted the policeman. i heard six gunshots. sirens blaring, police and emergency vehicles swarm the wide avenue usually packed with tourists now a scene of panic. >> you have to stay back, please. >> as the the area is secured. appreciati
ordered to keep their hand up. no one knew if another attacker was on the loose. within two hours came the claim, boast of responsibility by isis. this attack three days before the first round of presidential elections in france, bittery contested. one of the leading candidates. in a tv interview, when news came of the attack on the champs-elysees, president hollande, somber, seen so many attacks during his tenure. speaking to the nation. >> translator: we shall be up most vigilant in relation to the election he said. and president trump in washington weighing in shortly after the shooting. awe all our condolences from our country to the people of france. again, it is happening it seems. >> that claim of responsibility by isis, if true, coming so quickly, could suggest that this is an attack that was planned and directed by isis. not just inspired, not just another wannabe. we have seen that before in france and coming now, i
shape the presidential election there. terry moran, abc news, london. >> lot of people watching that elect s this weekend there in france. >> now president trump is expressing confidence that a revised republican bill to repeal and replace obamacare may be approved next week. before his first 100 days in office. leaders of the conservative house freedom caucus and mopped rats have brokered a deal aimed at giving states more flexibility fee to opt out of obama care provision. after their attempt to overhaul health care last month. many republicans are still skeptical they'll have enough votes to pass a new measure. >> the justice department is kidding charges against julian assange for revealing government secrets. the obama administration declined to seek charges, but "the washington post" says federal prosecutors may now go after assange on everything from conspiracy to theft of government property. just last month.
wikileaks released thousand of documents appeared to unveil cia cyberespionage tools. attorney general jeff sessions, said his arrest is a priority as they crack down on leaks. >> the whenever a case can be made we will seek to put some people in jail. >> he remains holed up in the ecuador embassy in london. >> more explosive words from north korea threatening, quoting, super mighty preemptive strike that would reduce south korea and the united states to ashes. after the warning, president trump praised china's efforts to rein in the regime in pyongyang. saying he believes president ping will fry very hard to pressure north korea over its nuclear pro gloom. meanwhile, officials say china has put some of its bombers on high alert, but it is not clear if they're repairing to react to a situation with nor korea or getting ready for military exercises. >> the nightmare is over this morning for the family of a tennessee
who will be coming home after a six week nationwide manhunt. the 15-year-old girl is safe and physically unharmed. the 50-year-old former teacher, accused of kidnapping her is in custody. the pair was found in a remote area of northern california. than ticks to a tip from a concerned citizen. abc's arielle -- erielle reshef has details. >> agonizing ordeal coming to a close. >> so many people in this community. so many people outside of community. outside of the state have been vij legislator. >> 15-year-old, elizabeth thomas found alive and safe in a residence in a remote area in the northernmost county of california. >> all we know is that sunny its apparently healthy and unharmed. >> reporter: her alleged captor. 50-year-old tad cummins now in custody. >> authorities insist, in the county, followed up on a tip and found elizabeth and arrested tad cummins. >> thursday morning, deputies locating the car in which thomas and cummins had
then discovering the pair in a cabin. thomas the subject of a nationwide amber alert since march 14. she and cummins spotted in oklahoma two days later. cummins accused of having an inappropriate relationship with the teen, kidnapping her, leading law enforcement on a cross-country manhunt. in an exclusive interview with abc news, cummins' wife who filed for divorce said cummins had been spending time with the teen in their home prior to their disappearance. >> i think he was mentoring her. and maybe just one bad decision. started him off on a path he didn't mean to go on. >> thomas' family now anxiously awaiting her return. >> our focus has been and will continue to be on elizabeth. >> reporter: thomas its expect to be reap united with her family on friday. as for cummins, rehe remains in jail awaiting arraignment and extradition to tennessee. erielle reshef, abc news, new york. >> newly
video shows fatal shooting of of a florida woman by ape police officer during what was ate training course. mary nolton died taking part in a role playing exercise last year. officer leel coal played an armed suspect. firing his personal gun sever times at the 73-year-old woman. officials, officers rushed to help nolton after realizing she was not with real bullets. he is a peeling his termination. >> aaron hernandez's brain donate to sports concussion researchers for study. after the massachusetts medical examiner ruled hernandez's death a suicide. the cause was as fix yeah by hanging. investigators say they found three handwritten notes. next to a bible in hernandez's cell. there are still so many questions, swirling around the former nfl star, and convicted murderer's death. >> a new study is linking drinks with artificial sweeteners and damage to the brain.
diet soda on a daily basis were three times as likely to develop dementia and suffer a stroke. researchers aren't sure whether the beverages are the cause or if the people who consume diet drinks are already at risk for these problems. >> uh-oh. >> i know. we are in trouble. >> bad new. bad new. don't judge my diet coke consumption. >> right on the side of the set there. >> yeah, we're in trouble. >> not good. speaking of sweet drinks. starbuck's barista is finding the uniform, we heard about that, well less than magical. >> new limited edition, frapuccino, apparently complicated to make. popular. colorado springs' braiden burson says a great drink but too much when, he has got 20 drink orders all at once. >> he really, really, let loose on twitter. >> please don't get it! i have never made so many frapuccinos in my life. i have unicorn crap in my
on my nose. if you love us, as baristas, don't order it! >> ha-ha. >> oh, boy. >> the unicorn crap. >> burson says he didn't think his tweet would go viral. starbuck's has reached out to the 19-year-old to talk about how to make his experience better. >> the company also says the unicorn frap exceeded everyone's expectations exempt for his don't think. the good news for braiden, it is only available through sunday. braiden, just hang in there. hang in there. through sunday. >> my biggest problem about it. adrienne bankart posted, the calorie. the nutritional info. >> right where i went? i can tell you. 410 calories. >> uh-huh. >> 59 grams of sugar is that what we are talking about? >> little off. little off. >> 76 grams of sugar. >> worse
and carbohydrates. >> 80 grams of carbs. >> noable. eno. >> in 24-ouncer at least. >> yeah, yeah. you could get with skim milk. order unicorn frap, with skill mi milk. whole lot of whip cream. >> fox news fallout over the firing of bill o'reilly. the network moves forward without its long-time linchpin. we're learning about the golden parachute he is reportedly walking away with even as more sexual harassment allegations surface. >> later, the high school student who got way more than he bargained for during a trip to the little boy's room. remember, find us on facebook, wnnfans. >> caller: and twitter. at abcwnn. you are watching "world news now." ♪ ♪ ♪
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♪ sometimes >> so that was the biggest hit for 70s soul singer cuba gooding sr. found dead in a car in los angeles yesterday afternoon. the father of oscar winning actor cuba gooding jr. and lead singer for that r & b group, the main ingredient. police say they found alcohol containers and drug paraphernalia in the silver jaguar. not sure whether gooding died of an overdose or natural causes. he would have turned 73 next week. >> such a loss. >> yeah. >> turning now to what is shaping up to be a major payout for bill o'reilly. after being terminated from his own flag ship broadcast at fox news. >> so reportedly he is walking away with a $25 million severance package. amid, of course, mounting claims of sexual harassment. reb ca >> reporter: the factor minus o'reilly. it is the end of an era here at foxew
as we mentioned earlier, bill o'reilly is leaving this chair and this network after more than 20 years. >> the host of cable's most popular show, leaving the network, with a reported $25 million golden parachute. a severance, nearly double he and fox have paid over 15 years to settle five claims against o'reilly for inappropriate behavior including sexual harassment. the second big payout at fox news since last summer after roger ailes walked away with $40 million following claims of sexual harassment. allegations o'reilly and ailes both deny. >> hey, hey, bill o'reilly's got to go. >> reporter: the company caving to protests and advertiser revo revolt. network executives worried as more accusers come forward. >> i was getting off the elevator. he said, looking good there, girl. and the harrows on the back of
because -- i knew the grunting and groeaning was going on. >> perquita burgess sharing her story on the view. >> i am sitting there, minding my business. he walks past, said, hey, hot chocolate. he didn't look at me when he said it. i didn't respond. i was mortified. >> reporter: rate gds for o'reilly climbing since the scandal broke. his departure a new test for the fox brand. >> not only are you going to lose your ratings king, but you could also alienate some of his followers. and fans. who will say, i'm not going back. >> on the fox news facebook page, thousand of loyal fans, sounding off. >> one woman writing, fox, you are getting ready to lose millions of viewers. when you fired bill o'reilly, you made a huge mistake.
>> bill o'reilly's attorney telling us they're not commenting on this latest accusers story, originally when perquita came forward with her story anonymously they called her claims out ray just. rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. >> coming up. one boy's emotional appeal and his prayers answered. >> literally. he goes to church. and asked for something important. we'll still you what happened next. that's why you'll stay in this drawer forever. i can't live without you, and that's why i'll never ever wash you. protect your clothes from stretching, fading and fuzz with downy fabric conditioner. fading and fuzz with downy fabric conditioner. it smooths and strengthens fibers to protect clothes from the damage of the wash. so your favorite clothes stay your favorite clothes. downy fabric conditioner.
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old, young, dad, mom, black, white, purple. i don't care. well he is celebrating two years with his forever family. the social worker who drove him to the church that sunday, and is seen here adjusting his tie, was listening with her heart. >> i think that is a human's right to be loved and wanted. >> connie is now his mother. he has a sister in college. another at home. and a brother too who came from his same group home. >> i feel safe and i feel like, you know, i just have people who care about me. >> this has been a long road for both mother and son. but now there is the end of high school, graduations to celebrate. summer vacations. a beautiful grandmother. and a new last name. >> we're a family. so our journey is, really just beginning. we all love each other. and i wouldn't gave my family up for any one. >> it is a beautiful family. >> it is a beautiful family. so sweet. i
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breaking news this morning. on "world news now" -- after more than a decade, arkansas's executioner goes back to work overnight. the state plans to move forward with the execution of more men before the end of the month. >> could republicans be gearing up for a battle over health care. president trump is optimistic. after the last bill stalled out what may be different this time around. >> new this half-hour, police body-cam video of an officer ambushed. >> you'll see the suspect trying to lead the officer the wrong way before turning and pulling out his weapon. what happened next? >> and, the truth is apparently still out there. the big news, we are hearing this morning, about "the x-files" and a return of america's most loved fbi agent,