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"world news now," the president on a two-day trip in europe this hour. >> he's expected to face more questions in the u.s. election as he defends donald trump jr.'s meeting with a russian lawyer in a new interview. and breaking news in the disappearance of four young men. authorities announcing a short time ago that they have found human remains. and the person of interest arrested yet again. and we have new details in the deadly beating of an american college graduate in greece. the attack is seen in surveillance for the very first time. what investigators are saying the video shows. and a big night for the
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espys. we laughed. we cried. we also tried to make sense of what was bill murray doing? the super stars of sports coming together to honor some heroes you might not have heard of, and the former first lady michelle obama presenting the top honor and looking amazing. a full report from los angeles coming up on this thursday, july 13th. do we ever know what bill murray's doing? >> no. the crazy part is i don't know if bill murray knows what he's doing. we identify with you. we're both like accidents waiting to happen. >> well, we are going to try our best as we always do. and we're starting things off with president trump back in europe after defending his son over a controversial meeting with a russian lawyer. >> the scene at joint base andrews at maryland. the president and first lady
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departing there. they are on a two-day visit to president macron and celebrate the french holiday. as he left the white house, he answered a question, one question, this one about terrorism, however, saying we're doing great against isis. >> and the president is expected to face more questions about russia and his campaign as he holds a joint news conference with macron. jonathan karl has more. >> reporter: president trump is coming to the defense of his son. he says he doesn't blame don jr. for agreeing to meet with a woman described as a russian government attorney who claimed to have dirt on hillary clinton. in an interview with reuters, the president said i think many people would have held that meeting. don jr. was told the purpose of the meeting was to provide the trump campaign with documents and information that would incriminate hillary, the information described as high level and sensitive. and part of russia and its government support for
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don jr.'s response, if it's what you say, i love it. don jr. went on fox news to explain. >> in retro spent, i probably would have done things a little differently. for me, it was opposition research, it had something, i wanted to hear it out. >> did you ever meet with any other person from russia that you know? >> i don't know. i've probably met with other people from russia but not in the context of a formalized meeting or anything like that. because why would i? >> reporter: when asked in march by the "new york times" whether he'd ever had campaign han related meetings with russian, donald trump jr. said none that were set up and certainly none that i was representing the campaign in any way, shape or form. and just a month after the meeting with the russian lawyer, don jr. angrily dismissed suggestions the trump campaign had anything to do with russia. >> it's disgusting. it's so phony. >> reporter: also entangled in all
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son-in-law jared kushner, who aattendanted the meeting with the russian lawyer after don jr. forwarded him the e-mail chain with the subject line russia, clinton, private and confidence. what do you say to democrats who say that jared kushner's security clearance should be revehicled. >> once again, we don't discuss security clearance, but i think democrats are trying to play political games, and i think it's ridiculous. rar is there any concern over the top adviser -- >> no. >> reporter: aides describe him as angry and frustrated. but these images emerged. the president meeting with faith leaders in the oval office, laying their hands on him in prayer. the president also talked about his meeting with vladimir putin in germany and said that the first 20 to 25 meinutes of the
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in the election. i said, did you do it? he said no, absolutely not. i asked him a second time in a different way, and he said absolutely not. there is no indication in this interview about whether or not the president seaccepted putin' denials. in the meantime, president trump has personally intervened on behalf of a group of afghan girls who were trying to come to the united states for robotics competition. >> the sixteens were denied visas and many blamed it on the president's immigration policies. when the president heard about the girls' plight, he got homeland security to clear the way for them to visit next week. and mitch mcconnell plans to unvail his latest bill to repeal and replace the affordable care act. gop moderates are pushing in another
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would be very ang rry if the senate fails to pass a bit. alanis morissette would call this ironic, in a white house video, slamming the cbo for being inaccurate on estimates, the word "inaccurately" was misspelled. it was reposted with the correct spelling. and president trump's pick to replace fired fbi director comey pledged to be independent and never pledge loyalty to the president. >> he testified about russian interference and said did not believe the probe was a witch-hunt as the president has claimed. wray is a high-ranking justice official. his responses appeared to satisfy both republicans and democrats. we want to get to breaking news in the disappearance of four young men
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investigators have found human remains of more than one person and identify one of the victims as 19-year-old dean fen chau row. the bodies were found in a 12 and a half foot deep grave. he disappeared with the other three maen last week. officials say there is no doubt this is now a homicide case. >> we're going to see this investigation to the end. we're going to bring each and every one of these lost boys home to their families. one way or another. we will not rest until we do that. >> that late-night news conference held early this morning. in fact, the discovery comes hours after a person of interest was arrested in the case. authorities took cosmo dinardo into custody yet again yesterday. as of now he's only charged with stealing a car belonging to one of the missing men. >> newly released video shows the deadly beating of an american tourist in f
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it comes amid reports that it started over bakari's attempts to take a selfie with a waitress. we want to warn you it is disturbing. >> reporter:22-year-old bakari henderson seen running from an angry mob of men on the island. he's shoved into a car, violently kicked and punched in the face. his friends say he was pummeled with brass knuckles. the savage attack carried out in under 15 seconds, a man and woman rushing to stop the beating, someone rushing to do cpr, but it wasn't enough. he suffered severe hid true m ni -- this video from inside showing the first punches. henderson's friends back home in austin, texas
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tragedy. his friends say they were minding their own business in the bar when several men got in henderson's face the men's attorneys say they never intended to kill anyone. the parents of a young boy, the center of a life and death battle returned to court today. britain's highest court is set to hear new medical evidence about the 11 month old named charlie gard. his parents want to keep him on life support to come to the united states for treatment. he suffers from a rare genetic treatment the treatment is experimental and will not help some say. an fda panel has ground breaking information on a treatment that helps the body use its immune system to fight cancer. the
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chemo therapy. the fda's final decision on the treatment is expected in september. coming up. scaring speeding drivers with cardboard. we'll check out how one dad is getting people in his neighborhood to slow down. the top athletesna t in the world kept their winning streak alive. you're watching "world news now." i'm only in my 60's. i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i looked at my options. then i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call now and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare surance company.
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. you know, i never thought i'd say this, but peyton manning's kind of killin' it. yeah, we are indoors, though, so. >> ooh, julian edelman getting a dig in on peyton manning, but also giving him props at host of the espy awards. >> he did a great job. there were fun
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failed with lesser-known folks. >> reporter: the celebration of the year's biggest sports performers and performances. >> it's been an amazing year full of stories i love. >> reporter: kicking off with some digs from host peyton manning. >> our gymnastics team was so dominant that kevin durant says he wants to play for them next year. >> reporter: athletes, tv stars among the presenters, along with former first lady, michelle obama. >> i am here tonight to honor a remarkable woman. >> reporter: giving the arthur ashe award posthumously to eunice shriver. >> master sergeant israel del toro jr. >> reporter: the night all about meaningful honors. >> i will fight for the ones who cannot fig
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>> reporter: unforgettable moments. >> 108 years of waiting is hardly a moment. >> reporter: and of course those fierce competitors. >> patriot nation, we love you guys, thank you for voting for us. >> reporter: with top honors going to best female athlete. >> simone biles! >> reporter: best male athlete. >> russell westbrook! >> reporter: and best team. >> please don't let it be them, don't let it be them, don't let it be them. it's not them! golden state warriors! >> reporter: and those winners were voted on by fans, meaning this was seen by some as not just beiseeing who is the best who has the most enthusiastic supporters. >> we do want to give a shout out to the former cubs catcher, david ross, who came on stage sheing some sort of moves? >> i don't know if he -- >> to bill murray?
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going to go. a little rough around the edges to say the least. but they finished strong. check it out. >> oh, he saved some champagne. >> that's always a great way to give a grand finale. can't really dance, but i can open a bottle of champagne and everybody wins. >> yeah, i would think so. >> we're going to have much more fun from the espy awards in our next half hour as well as a sneaky way that you can make some cash. >> by shopping. but sh, you're not supposed to reveal your identity. we'll tell you how it works. but first, time to get whisked away to the lands where winter has finally arrived. the new season premiers this weekend and we have the cast predictions on who will win the game of thrones. >> who is your guess? >> king geoffrey.
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all right, conditikendis, i good news and bad news. bad news is you have homework to do. good news is "game of thrones" returns. >> season four, "game of thrones." king joffrey's still
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right? >> we will defeat it. >> i have to say, around a year ago this time last year, i sat in a room with some of you, and you told me to my face that john snow was dead, he wasn't coming back. i may or may not have believed you, told all my friends. are there any big lies you just want to get out of the way right now that you can tell me i can run with? >> no, it's not a lie. he was technically dead. >> he's still got a role, his annoying sister to deal with. >> and for jamie, the last time we see him, he's now back home, all three children now dead. >> this amazing look on your face at the very, very end, where it's not a look of admiration or love for your sister. >> that's the beauty of being so blank faced and people can just read into it. i mean, that's the whole point. i'm not going to tell you what he thinks, because that would give away w
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>> for moist st of you, you hav been on the other side of the world with denarus. >> we had to mess stuff up, a polite way of putting that. >> everything feels like it's coming to a bit of a crescendo, what can fans expect? >> blood. each scene is really vital. and the story that's exchanged. the season is so much about the story. >> i think the major difference of this is the pace at which it moves. it becomes a completely different tv show. >> quick show of hands. how many of you, seriously, are still surprised your character's still alive? that's everybody. one of the things i loved about the show, the fighting scenes and the battle scenes are amazing. but talk to me about the choreography that goes into some of the battle scenes that we see. because it looks incredible.
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you're doing it. you try to do as much as can you in reality rather than just in a big green box. that makes a huge difference. audiences respond to that. >> people watch the trailer, there's a bigger battle scene in season seven. i've heard the biggest we've seen yet. >> there are a couple. >> couple. >> not just one? >> i'm going to start with you and go this way and just really quickly, blirt out who you think in the end will sit on the iron throne. we'll start with you. >> denarus. >> scary snowman. >> i'm going to say denarus. >> i don't think any win will sit on it. i think will be destroyed. >> reporter: jesse palmer, abc news, los angeles. >> is it over? >> it is. you good? >> i'm good, i'm good. i'm sill like, king joffrey's still alive. ho
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>> mm-hm. >> the dragons are, they're such cute babies when they're that age. >> i can't believe they didn't assign you to this interview. ooh, that's frank on the iron throne. >> frank! >> now we're talkin'.
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>> do you think it was flat by the time he got there? >> hopefully they didn't shake it up too much as you can imagine after all that. >> we admire his tenacity. >> yes, bravo. let's take you to lakeville, massachusetts. you see neighborhoods with speed bumps or, well, this guy came up with a different way to get people in his neighborhood to slow down. that, my friends is a cardboard cutout of a cop car. kelly put it out in front of his driveway because he says cars often go by at 50 miles an hour when they're supposed to be going 25 or 30. this seems to do the trick. kids can play, people can relax, people are going the speed lament. the cops in town love it. an ambulance stopped in to take pictures with it. so then we go back down under and to the cutist photo of the day possibly. two border collies,
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their family photo with a toy doll. >> i have never seen a dog put his arm around another dog like that. >> yeah, and around the doll. that's holly and ace in sydney, australia. they do everything together, including taking photos. that is cute. >> so cute. over to canada now where a mother walks in on her daughter putting on makeup, two problems with that. the makeup belonged to mom. and the daughter is a toddler. >> yeah. >> here was the results of little lily's artwork. so mom catches her in the act and tries to be all stern, tell hershey's not supposed to be touching mom's makeup, only mom cannot keep a straight face and continuously loses it laughing at her daughter. >> i think he looks great. >> and lily fires back, i'm mad at you! mom says why? and lily explains she's mad because mom shouted at her. lily by the way does not look
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very intimidated, mom, you're going to have to work on your stern face. kendis. >> it's only awkward w
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this morning on "world news now." breaking news on those four missing men in pennsylvania. authorities now say they've discovered human remains. we have the latest from the scene. president trump expected to be grilled tonight when he faces the press for the first time following those revelations about his son and that meeting with a russian lawyer. russia's meddling in the elections will likely be the topic of discussion as well, as we go one on one with that russian lawyer that donald jr. met. and new this half hour. the threat of more severe weather is on tap for the midwest. and headaches for many. >> in some places, front yards pouring into basements. we're tracking it all.


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