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this morning on "world news now," the president's promise of the biggest tax cuts ever. >> trump administration has rolled out its tax relief plan for american citizens and businesses. but, there are critics skeptical who will benefit under the new outline. as our reporter points out, the president is reluctant to release his taxes. >> newt controversy at fox news. days after bill o'reilly pushed out over sexual harassment lawsuits. another high profile host is fueling fresh anger over what he said about ivanka trump and announcement late last night. >> see the rescue. a woman gets stranded on a hook of a crane by climbing up the boon and sliding down a cable. hear what she said to the brave fire fighter who reached her and the ma
surrounding how this whole incident happened. >> like why? it wasn't bring your daughter to workday there. >> no, but it is -- take your child to workday. and, here at "world news now," we're expanding definition of child a little bit. >> yeah. >> whether your kids are human or furry friend. letting everyone in on the fun. including frank, franksters is here. getting schooled in broadcasting live on the set. hopefully. i remembered history. may not get hem out here. we will be okay. on this thursday, april 27th. good morning to you all. frank is in the house. >> frank in the building. nearby. big day here on "world news now." big day no, sir the trump administration well. the president introducing sweeping tax reform plan. looking to slash the rate by
>> top members summed up the proposal in a single page. there you see it. also, outlining the benefits for individual americans. they're calling it the biggest tax cuts ever. but they were short on specifics. including, how it will get financed. here's abc's jonathan carl. >> reporter: a big ticket item released just before day 100. a plan, really, an outline of a plan for what the president says will be the biggest tax cut ever. >> it's going to put people back to work. >> reporter: he talked about it over and over again during the campaign. >> you don't mind having lower taxes do you? >> the outline rolled out by treasury secretary and the president's top economic adviser would cut corporate tax rate from 35% to 15%. that new lower rate would apply to businesses that now pay through the owner's personal taxes. companies like the trump organization.
[ cheers and applause ] it would cut tax rates for individuals, and simplify the system. reducing the number of tax brackets, from seven to just three. it would eliminate estate taxes double standard deduction, so for a married couple the first $24,000 of income would be income tax free. there would still be deductions for home mortgage interest and charitable contributions. but all other personal deductions would be eliminated. the outline was just a single page. double spaced. with few specifics. >> just one page, obviously, tax reform, much more complicated. when will we see details, actual plan. >> we are moving quickly as we can. >> for now the most basing questions are unanswered. like how would it affect the typical family? >> family of four, median income, $60,000, what does it mean for them?
>> how much? >> going to moon a tax cut. >> we will let you know specific details at appropriate moment. >> reporter: what is unclear, how to pay for all the tax cuts without ballooning the deficit. one bipartisan analysis, estimates the trump's plan could cost anywhere between $3 trillion and $7 trillion in lost revenue over ten years. also a mystery how would the plan affect the president and his family's business. unknowable because he hasn't release his tax returns. will the president release his tax returns so that -- >> the president has no intention. the president has released plenty of information. i think has given more financial disclosure than any body else. i think the american population has plenty of, plenty of information. >> don't, don't the american, don't, excuse me, don't the american people have a right to know -- >> other people have the right to ask questions. >> we are at the very
of this process, but white house officials say they're determined to get it done by end of the year. and there is no question that republicans are divided on thissthis this issue. jonathan carl, abc news, the white house. >> revised republican health care bill getting a bs from conservative lawmakers. the house freedom caucus endorsed a plan that would allow states to opt out of certain obama care requirements like covering essential services and could gut protections for people with pre-existing conditions. but it is not a full repeal of affordable care act. many moderates who oppose the initial plan, are still not sold on the new version. the fate of this bill remains unclear. president trump signed an executive order that could affect the future of dozens of national monuments. the order calls for review of millions of akers of federal lands protected under the act by the last three presidents. president trump is calling the protection efforts a massive federal land grab,
egregious use of government power. >> in an unusual classified briefing. white house national security team laid out the new top priority in front of isn't torz. defending the u.s. against a possible nuclear attack from north korea. all 100 u.s. senators traveled to the white house ground for the rare meeting. president trump delivered some opening remarks and then national security officials detailed various military and financial stralt jez to pretegie north korea. >> the military is obviously planning for a number of options as well they should. it is of course, the hope of the administration, hope of congress, that military action does not prove necessary. >> north korea responded by issuing an ominous statement saying, there is a saying that those who are fond of playing with fire, are destined to perish in the flames. the same can be said of the u.s. >> we are learning about a tense confrontation between american and iranian vessels in the mergs gulf.
a flare at an iranian both too close. the ship used radio calls, horns and tried creating more distance. but the iranian vessel continued to approach. it came within 1100 yard of the navy ship before finally turning away. >> back here in the states, following breaking news this morning. police in delaware, in a standoff right now, with a gunman who is accused of killing a trooper. last night they blew the door off the suspect's house where the standoff is taking place. the accused gunman was trapped there after he allegedly opened fire on the trooper in the parking lot of a convenience store. the whole thing started when the trooper approached a suspicious car with two people inside. police say one got out and opened fire on that trooper. the second person in the car was arrested. the officer there was shot and later died at the hospital. >> also breaking overnight, a man convicted for the ambush killing of a pennsylvania state trooper has been sentenced to death. eric
life in prison without patrol. he was seb jekt of a 48 day manhunt before being arrested. his lawyers say they are already planning to appeal the decision. >> and the man accused of racially motivated shooting rampages in fresno, california its now formally charged with murder. prosecutors say kori ali muhammad targeted white men randomly on the street killing three. muhammad may not be mentally competent to stand trial. psychological evaluation may be order today. >> to a severe weather system moving across the country tat this hour. take a look at the radar. shows it stretching from the gulf coast up to minnesota. right now. and very intense in some areas. as it sweeps eastward. it may produce damaging wind and thunderstorms overnight. there were funnel cloud and possible tornados across arkansas. although national weather service has not yet confirmed any tornados. but the damage to
confirmed. you see it there. however, there are no reports of deaths or major injuries. >> a woman is facing several criminal charges after being rescued from a construction crane in downtown toronto. the 23-year-old set to be arraigned this morning. first spotted 4:00 a.m. yesterday. suspend add but 100 feet in the air. the fire department says the rescue both very technical and very complex. >> when you saw her what did you stay? >> hey, how you doing? what are you going to say? hey, how it is zbhoeg. >> what did she say to you? i'm okay. how you doing? >> i'm doing good. i hope we can get out of this together. >> she goes yeah, i would look to get down. >> that fire fighter made that happen. he says the climb, tired him out. he has no idea how she got all right way up there in boots that had 2 inch heels on them. he said she should be the fire department's new training officer for high angle rescues. no word on why she did
that's, that's the big question still out there. >> yes, but did it in heels? >> yes. the why and how are still the big question. how in the world. >> yes. is prem o impressive. >> locking your keys in the car something hat happens to nearly every driver. >> and triple a technicians. a reddit user snapped this. the tech did the same thing the guy that called did. he locked his own keys in the car. and then they had to call, yet another triple a technician for help. >> worked out so well for themch goes to show none of us has a lock on making mistakes. but, when they got back to the office, probably didn't stay low key. >> oh. wow. >> had to be -- >> wow. >> head to be lloyd. yep, thank you. >> got to love the puns. >> yes. >> coming up. why delta has become the latest airlin
the cell phone video showing a passenger being kicked off the flight, because he used the restroom before the plane took off. what the passenger is saying this morning. >> latest pr nightmare for fox news. what one of the high profile hosts said about ivanka trump. has him facing criticism. hear his response. and check out our pics on instagram. >> pics of frank around the office? >> there are pics of frank. >> awesome. ♪ ♪ carfax.com that might help. show me the carfax. now the car you want and the history you need are easy to find. show me used trucks with one owner. pretty cool. [laughs] ah... ahem... show me the carfax. start your used car search and get free carfax reports at the all-new carfax.com.
here we go again. this is highway 101, northern california, 180 miles north of san francisco. just hours after that road was reopened after a landslide. another wall of earth shut it down again. the road workers scramble ford safety. this was the third or fourth landslide this spring alone. >> venezuela remains a nation in turmoil. it plans to pull out of a
regional organization, after its leaders criticized the country's embattled president. in the meantime, confrontations between the government and protesters are getting more violent. another protester was killed yesterday, the government says the organization of american states is trying to take control of venezuela. >> here at home fox news dealing with a new controversy. another high profile host facing criticism this time over a comment he made about first daughter ivanka trump. >> yeah, jesse waters quick to take to social media to defend himself. and then he announced on air last night. that he was taking a couple days off. here is abc's rebecca jarvis. >> reporter: with fox news already facing backlash from allegations over its treatment of women. a new firestorm over what critics are calling sexually charged comments about the president's daughter. >> i don't really get what is going on here. i really liked how she was speaking into the microphone. >> host jesse waters talking about ivanka trump on stage in germany.
what he really meant. on air i was referring to ivanka's voice and how it resonates lick a smooth jazz radio dj. this was in no way a joke about anything else. the white house saying it has no comment about water's remarks. but fox is facing more lawsuits. >> welcome to america's news headquarters. >> kelly wright coming forward to join a class action suit accusing fox news of hostile racial discrimination and plantation style management. >> i want to make it possible for who ever fills my shoes that next generation to never go through this. wright who says he was demeaned and passed over for promotions, compelled to speak out after fellow employees shared stories of alleged racial humiliation. like tabrice wright from payroll who told
oh you have children. you have three. all by the same man? i'm like, yes. i was shocked. i was shocked. >> a lawyer for judith slater calling the charges frivolous aimed at enflaming racial tensions. meantime fox news vehemently denying the race discrimination charges. rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. >> as for waters announced on last night's show he is abruptly going on vacation the next two days, plans to be back monday. >> after saying on twitter this is all a misunderstanding. coming up, the latest flight fiasco. >> delta allegedly kicking a passenger off the plane for using a restroom before takeoff. that's next. nope. so let's be clear: clearasil works fast on teen acne, not so much on other teen ings.
>> huh. >> bad that we don't know any apps. >> because we're old. first united had problems. then american airlines. and then, all of a sudden, delta is like hold my beer. >> a milwaukee man was kicked off a plane on a delta flight. allegedly for using the bathroom, when told not to. terry slater from our milwaukee affiliate has the story.
cell phone video of milwaukee man's interaction with delta last week, when other passengers realized he was being kicked off the milwaukee bound flight from atlanta for going to the bathroom. >> hamilton told us the plane was delayed taking off. he couldn't wait any longer to use the bathroom. >>some time later, we are still, taxied, plane hadn't moved. and, it's, it is at an emergency stage now. >> i have seen this happen on planes before. never heard of some one being removed. >> passenger and lawyer, christa was sitting next to hamilton and started recording because she didn't feel delta was treating hamilton like a person. what did you think of delta's response on the plane? >> the first person they sent on was very rude to him i thought.
>> it's almost ironic that we don't, we don't have the ten minutes to have the conversation but we have an hour and a half to stall everyone. >> after a second delta worker tauk talks to kima. he decide to leave and is greeted by fbi agents who decide not to arrest him. >> he said he came to arrest me. but after our conversation, realized that that wasn't, that some of the language that was used, some language associated with my name wasn't accurate. >> our thanks there in milwaukee for the report. >> kind of frustrating. because there are many, many times that you do want to go to the restroom. takes a while until you are at cruising altitude for them to allow you to do it. >> especially if, since they are
taxied. just keep saying, we're going to take off. you don't know how long the wait will be. >> understood. >> coming up. take your kids to workday! >> where's frank? no enrollment window. no waiting to apply. that means now may be a great time to shop for an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. medicare doesn't cover everything. and like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, these help cover some of what medicare esn't pay. so don't wait. call now to request your free decision guide. it could help you find the aarp medicare supplement plan that works for you. these types of plans have no networks, so you get to choose any doctor who accepts medicare patients. rates are competitive, and they're the only plans of their kind endorsed by aarp. remember - these plans let you apply all year round. so call today. because now's the perfect time
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what a big day? >> it is time for a very special frank. mix. i actually went to say special day. special mix. then i looked at frank. i said special frank. frank is here. because the it is national take your pet. face the camera. show your mug. >> take your child. child to workday. >> uh-huh. >> i don't have a child. i have frank. >> look a child. >> wonder if he could see himself on camera right now. >> frank is very relaxed right now. he already ate, ate some of the scripts. >> he did. >> see right here. just chewed the corner off. >> let's just walk him. does he walk? down boy. down. >> see that. he
>> does he do tricks? >> not unless you are holding food. >> jack, see if you can get hem to come. come on, frank. come on, frank. come on, frank. >> took him all around the studio. he went to the editing room. brian taught hem wriim writing. the full tour. his favorite part is chewing. >> oh, he moves. whoa. >> he does move. yeah. . >> there he goes. >> eating more scripts. >> get it. >> you want an apple. he would rather eat paper than eat actual treat. >> he is named frank because. >> he has blue eyes. we adopted him from a shelter. the shelter called him old blue eyes. so we figured that would be complicated to say all the time. so we went with a theme. we named him frank. after frank sinatra. he is not going to bite you. put your nose up against him. he will just take it all in. >> aw. >> national take yourhi
workday or national take your rabbit to workday. >> your rabbit to workday. that's a first for "world news now" in our 25 years. so, you know there is, this study about pets. particular dogs. >> theme. >> yes, pets is a theme today. that says apparently, dogs reflect your mood. >> oh. >> you know twwe have said. a roone eason to be happy. dogs or pets will make you happier. they will reflect your mood. some of your mannerisms. reflect some of your sayings. >> frank. >> see. it's proof. >> it's working. pets do that. >> take you to really cool video. drone operator shooting video over surfers doing rad tricks. when he noticed there was a shark right next to the surfers. then he somehow with the drone trying to signal to them. they are just completely oblivious what was happening.
breaking news this morning on "world news now" -- the tense standoff following a deadly encounter. one trooper is dead after police say a man opened fire at a convenience store. overnight this emotional reaction from officers as others work to capture the suspect. >> and happening now -- >> a wall of severe storms sweeping across the midwest. with high wind and tornados causing major damage to many communities. accuweather tells us the region is expecting extreme weather. >> new this half-hour, 911 call from former "bachelor" star, chris soules, hear what soules said to the operator. and what it may reveal about what really happened. ♪ ♪ >> oh, yeah, the big news for fans of will smith. >> whoo-hoo. >> planned with d.j. jazzy jazz. >> yes!