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worse. bridgette tv could be one of the most awkward people on the web. but today, today -- >> hey. i got all these phones. what is your name? >> rachel. >> rachel. rach, do you think you can do my taxes this season? >> no. >> it's not a complete strange request. college campus, there could be people looking for this kind of experience. and maybe a couple extra bucks. >> funny you should say that. because one of his next targets, well, they are taking something quite appropriate. >> where would i get that information? you took tax? >> i'm taking it right now. >> oh, perfect. can i just give this to you and you can do my taxes and i'll come and pick this up from you. >> i have no idea how to do it. >> the if he's got the 1040 ez and he's in college, how did he get in? if it was one of those
deductible things that colleges have -- >> yeah, do it. >> will you do my taxes? >> i think you can do it. >> no, no. >> i'm not going to do it. >> you would have to because i'm not. >> that's a good point. >> she's being so kind and gentle with this man. >> this next guy, he ain't got no time. >> please do my taxes. >> you're testing my patience. beneath benea ♪ please do my taxes >> does anybody say, fine, how much are you going to pay me? >> he does try to go down the bribery route. >> i'll give you a toaster oven. but you guys, what i can do is, i have and old pair of roller blades that you can share. >> he does try to straight-up railroad people. >> you know what? i've got a good feeling about you. so my tax forms will just be
filed electronically. thank you for joining us today. we'll see you next time on "rtm." smoke detectorors in your home. >> new research shows that despite strides in technology, the vast majority of children are sleeping through even the most ear piercing electronic learns. gio benitez checked it out. >> we're inside a connecticut home with firefighter travis. we wanted to see what would happen, will smoke alarms wake up the children of the mcbride family landon, 3 1/2 and noel, 1. >> it will be really interesting to see what happens. our son usually can sleep knew everything. >> they have an action plan in place in case there's a fire and included their 3 1/2-year-old. he knows to be up and ready to go the moment that alarm goes off. >> you've talked to your son
about the moek alarms. >> he knows the sound. >> we have a plan and a fire ladder in our bedroom and our plan is to get them and get the ladder and get out. >> what should every family be thinking about when it comes to smaekby smoke alarms. >> making sure the detectors work. the code nowadays is put them in the bedrooms, outside the bedrooms and one on every level especially on stair well because the smoke rises. >> we rigged up cameras in the kids' rooms and have a great view using their baby monitors. after they fall asleep, our firefighter brings in a smoke alarm with their doors open. we set it off. >> i'm nervous. >> he's not waking up. >> she's not either. >> when you sue he that, what do you think. >> i mean, that's nod good what makes me think is would we hear it. >> next we set off the family's much louder smoke alarm system set up through their phones and
alarms are found in all the bedrooms, the hallway and down stairs. >> think they'll wake up? >> i do because they're in their room. >> that's right. there are speakers in their rooms. we trigger them and wait. >> turn them off. >> emergency, emergency. fleas there's smoke. >> 20 seconds later. >> he is still sleeping. > both of them. >> i truly thought they were going to wake up. like truly. >> i mean, i'm shocked. >> like. >> i'm shocked looking at this. still asleep. that definitely, i feel, would have woken me up but i guess not when it's a kid. >> i truly, truly, truly thought they would have woken up. >> an unbelievable four minutes later the alarm still blaring and neither wakes up. >> as a mom and dad, what do you feel when you see this? >> it just makes you think that you have to, not that you wouldn't react quick but it's kind of like you've really got to react the second you hear that because they're not going
to hear it. >> gio benitez, abc news, new york. >> so the key is going into your kids' room and getting this em. >> getting them. >> not to assume they are going to get up. >> yeah. there is some research they're going to see if hearing the parents voice saying emergency gets the kids up. >> if that would help. good research. coming up, we're closing in on the tipping point for this season's march madness. >> have you filled out your brackets? hurry up. we'll let you in on the bracketology brainstorming going on right here. diane returns next. was so gros. lysol disinfectant spray kills 99.9% of bacteria, even those that cause stomach bugs. one more way you've got what it takes to protect. mthat stuff only lasts a few hours. or, take mucinex. one pill fights congestion for 12 hours. guess i won't be seeing you for a while. why take medicines that only last 4 hours, when just one mucinex lasts 12 hours?
out to get your brackets filled. march madness tipping off at 12:00 noon eastern time now. >> you can still win your office pool are a little googling and lots of luck. >> is that the key? so for our office pool, diane and i decided to go head to head with our own bracket challenge. obama, eat your heart out. >> reporter: it is ncaa back the time. >> uh-huh. >> and so i came up with an idea. >> okay, great. >> since neither one of our schools are in the actual brarkts we can somehow make it about them, the one with the worst bracket has to dress up as the other school as mascot. >> that sounds like a great idea. >> so you're going to be dresses up. >> what's your mascot? >> i have no idea. >> if this is what you think is going to work, okay, great. >> i know smu is southern methodist university but it looks like smu which is fun to say. >> bless you. >> mark few.
mark few. mark few. >> so gonzaga is going to go pretty far in this. you just handle yours. i'm doing all right. >> i didn't realize you were such a basketball aficionado. x-men so xavier is going to go far because reminds me of professor. >> we're talking jalen bronson, villanova. >> jalen here on the villanova team is an excellent, excellent player. >> greatest of all time. >> he's one of the greatest of all time. thunder cats. >> nope. >> no, wildcats. i pick villanova cats. alone zo trier. >> he's back from suspension. >> just returned from -- you returned from suspension. >> how do you know that? >> alonzo trier. i know these things. >> you have no idea what you're talking about. >> miami versus michigan. i would love to be in miami right now because it's cold.
so miami. >> harry geils on the duke team. what is frank's last name. >> are you asking me what prank's last name is? >> no. >> what are you asking. >> kentucky, villanova, duke, tennessee, arizona. >> st. mary's. kansas for the win. i think the wids of oz is going to help them win the tournament. >> according to my list here, it's going to be north carolina. >> not nova. >> they got a diaper dandy on the team. the kid's a real player. >> going to go north carolina. >> you just said nova. >> north carolina. >> you said nova. why would you change your final pick? >> because i meant. >> what is -- >> i meant north. >> what is this? i know what's going on here. >> i was just listening to
music. >> hey, bri. you talking to kendis. >> i talk to people. >> i knew you were feeding him the answers. sports illustrated from the future? >> something like that. >> where did you even get this? it's in russian? >> no! >> code red! code red! >> how come you're not in slow mo? >> did you get to keep your answers? >> yes, we have them all set up. she picked kansas to go the whole way. i picked north carolina. here's the deal. she kept going north carolina, north carolina and she has north carolina getting into the final four. she picked north carolina wilmington as opposed to your alma mater, unc. by the way, oswego cannot afford a mascot.
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now," take two turn down. >> after that initial travel ban was blocked last month, president trump's revised executive order has also been blocked. a federal judge halted the new version of the ban and overnight the president firing back. we'll have the latest on this newly developing story. >> the latest on a search for a suspected gunman wanted for two separate shooting is incidents along a california freeway. drivers seemingly shot at random by a man there. the story ahead. the mass influx of immigrants crossing the u.s. border but not into the america into canada. how a growing number of immigrants and refugees in america legally are using the new underground railroad to illegally cross into canada. and it is the dramatic chase
all caught on police dashcam. our news helicopter air 7hd was above watching this class. okay, not really. you can see one of the suspects there. we're going to clear it all up a little bit later on from the scene and give you the very latest on this breaking story, thursday, march 16th. it's all in jest. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> not sure if there's an apb or who has the line-up. pizza rat here in new york would probably be able to point out the person that is wanted. >> possibly. >> possibly. we're going to get to that a little bit later on. first, president trump is blasting the ruling by a federal judge that puts version two of his travel ban on hold. >> yeah, there was a rally in nashville last night. president called the judge's decision unprecedented judicial overreach. and vowed to fight all the way to the supreme court if necessary. >> in january president trump issued his first executive order
rd banning travel from primarily seven muslim countries triggering protests. eventually version one was blocked by a federal court. >> as jonathan karl reports, this time the judge found the revised ban discriminatory. >> it was supposed to take effect in a matter of hours but president trump's signature domestic security proposal has been thrown into limbo once again. a federal judge in hawaii placed a halt on the executive order to temporarily ban travelers from six muslim majority countries and suspend the refugee program. >> you don't think this was done by a judge for political reasons, do you? no. this ruling makes us look weak. >> reporter: version one of the ban rolled out with little notice caused chaos at airports. the revised ban exempted green card holders and ralphers with existing visas. but more than a half dozen states filed suit to stop it. hawaii argued it discriminates
on the basis of nationality and religion and that would harm the state's universities and tourism industry and pointed to these comments from the plan's architect. >> fundamentally, you're still going to have the same basic policy outcome for the country snfr hawaii argued miller's statement problems the ban didn't really change at all. the white house believes they're on strong legal ground here and despite this temporary restraining order, they will continue to fight this in court if necessary up an the way up to the supreme court. jonathan karl, abc news, washington. >> and president trump meanwhile is opening the door to a role back.auto emission standards. city announced at a rally at a former auto plan in michigan, his administration will review the of regulations. he said industry jobs are more important than reducing carbon emissions. on capitol hill, meanwhile, lawmakers are demanding to see
proof supporting president trump's tweet that former president obama wiretapped him at trump tower. the leaders of the house intelligence committee now say they see no evidence backing the president's accusations. president hasn't offered any proof nor has the fbi but in a fox news interview last night, mr. trump stood by his claim. >> and don't forget when i say wiretap, those words were in quote. that word covers. wiretapping is old fashioned stuff. that covers surveillance and many other things. and nobody ever talks about the fact it was in quotes. that was an important thing. wiretap covers a lot of different things. i think you're going to find some very interesting items come together forefront over the next two weeks. >> should point out it wases in quotes for two of his four tweets about wiretapping. fbi director james comey wouldn't answer questions whether president obama illegally wiretapped trump tower. comey was there brief the senate
judiciary committee about adviser michael flynn and his contacts with russian officials. he is set to testify in a public hearing on monday. after an intense manhunt, a suspect is in custody after the shooting of two detroit police officers. authorities say the suspect raymond durham was captured, a gun recovered. gunfire exchanged after one of the officers approached durham and he allegedly pulled out a gun and fired several shots. the officers are reportedly in stable condition. the suspect was injured. a cleveland police dispatcher who handled the 911 call before the fatal shooting of 12-year-old tamir rice has been suspended. a disciplinary letter reveals the operator failed to tell police officers said the incident likely involved a child with a fake gun. rice was knot shot and killed by two officers outside a recreation center in 2014. two snow shoers are presumed dead after an affect large in western canada.
the pair was reported missing tuesday when mounties found a vehicle they had rented near a lake about 100 miles west of calgary, alberta, canada. they discovered snowshoe tracks leading into the avalanche debris but not leaving it. >> after finding the vehicle which was snow covered when it was located, they went in and÷á and discovered there had been a significant avalanche in the area. we believe the individuals miss were caught in that avalanche. and police say they picked up electronic signals from within the debris by may be from the are the snowshoer's equipment. their families have been contacted. the survival of the largest living thing on planet is dependent on ending global warping. that's the findaling of a study about australia's great barrier reef. researchers say the 1400 mile long is suffering from the heat induces loss of algae called
bleaching. scientists say much of the damage is manmade. for the first time, a river has the same legal status as a human being. new zealand's third longest river has all the rights, duties and liabilities of a person. britain's prince harry visited the river in 2013. it is sacred and revered to a local tribe in the country. bill provides $21 million to clean up the river and $56 million in damages. so for police officers catching crooks can often be like a game of cat and mouse. >> a police cruiser's dashcam caught on camera a real game of cat and mouse in the middle of the road there. it's hard to tell as the cat chasing the mouse or are the two playing or are they dancing around? >> playing with his food? >> you're not supposed to play with your food. they kept running back and forth between the camera and ran off so we couldn't figure out how this ended. we'll leave this as a cold case.
>> let's hope it's a cold case. it stays that way. >> let's hope he didn't get the mouse. >> yeah, and it didn't turn into a buffet. oh, all right. >> that mouse is fast though. >> uh-huh. we cover everything. coming up, some actual dramatic video. >> not joking on this one or as rachel mad doe would say seriously. the would be car attack in the middle east where thankfully no bystanders were injured. >> travel immigration, we're taking the look at the plist refugees facing an uncertain future here in the u.s. we'll take you to one of the busiest parts of the northern border. >> checks out our behind the scenes pics on abcwnn. you're watching abc "world news now."
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of a palestinian woman is under arrest after allegedly trying to run down israelis at a west bank bus stop. surveillance video shows a car suddenly veering across the road right into the bus stop there. wow. it was stopped by a security post. the 16-year-old suspect was wounded and arrested. none of the israelis was fis chris injured but three were treated just for shock. >> goodness gracious. >> and back here in this country, an urgent manhunt for a gunman who is a apparently targeting drivers on one freeway outside of los angeles. >> he's already hit twice wounding two victims in separate
attacks. kayna whitworth has the latest. >> reporter: an urgent search for a gunman, suspected in two separate shootings on a california highway. >> we have a report of additional shots fired. just be advised. >> reporter: terrifying rush hour drivers. the first shooting just after 6:30 p.m. a passenger in the backseat of a car traveling westbound on the 210 freeway near rialto, shot in the leg. >> it looks like i have a rear window shattered. >> and that's a separate call? >> reporter: 15 minutes later, a second shooting. this time, a driver shot at multiple times, hit in the arm while headed eastbound on the same highway. police say both victims were shot at by someone driving along the freeway. they are searching for a male in his 30s or 40s with long, dark hair driving a dark sedan. >> it's very brazen. it's very cold. we don't know if it was a random act or if there was some other motive. >> reporter: both victims are expected to survive, and california highway patrol is now searching the area for surveillance cameras. in the meantime, they are asking
drufrs in the area to remain vigilant. >> kayna whitworth, rialto, california. >> definitely something to keep your eye out for. the federal reserve's second interesting rate hike in three months. what that quarter point boost means for your wallet. >> but first, the new influx of immigrants crossing the border out of america and noon canada. eva will take us to the new underground railroad that asylum seekers are using to reach our neighbors to the north. you're watching "world news now." lysol max cover kills 99.9% of bacteria, even on soft surfaces. one more way you've got what it takes to protect. mthat stuff only lasts a few hours. or, take mucinex. one pill fights congestion for 12 hours. guess i won't be seeing you for a while. why take medicines that only last 4 hours, when just one mucinex lasts 12 hours? let's end this.
cht trump administration is reeling from its second major immigration setback with that federal judge in hawaii issuing a block on the new revisedrable ban. >> but many immigrants in the country illegally aren't sticking out how this plays out fleeing north into canada illegally facilitated by an underground railroad style network. >> reporter: it's a harrowing sight playing out gin and again,
immigrants ricking it all to illegally cross the border on foot. but we're far from the epicenter of the political debate. >> we're going to build a wall and mexico is going to pay for the wall sfwhr this is the border with canada and over 5,000 mile largely unsecured boundary icy and treacherous. where people once desperate to get into the united states are doing everything in their power to get out. in the first two months of this year, more than 2,000 have crossed, many spurred by the recent immigration orders and perceived risk of deportation. they leave behind lives in america sometimes decades in the making. and travel on a system of informal paths dubbed underground railroads to the great white north. but the road is difficult and conditions are harsh. this somali refugee made the trek. >> it was very cold. it was dangerous. >> reporter: his journey on this so-called underground railroad
started here, the twin cities. >> minneapolis is one of the biggest cities in north america where you have the most somali immigrants. >> reporter: at this cafe, we meet muhammad. for many he is the first stop on this railroad. >> i told him you already risked your life. and you just come see usa. but they don't listen. >> he offers what he can, food, money, a warning. >> just wait. this is the dream. this is the freeland. >> reporter: three clocks from his cafe, omar walks through a market. the next meeting point. rides to the border with canada he says which come with steep prices. >> if a person costs few weeks ago, $600 per person but as the number went up, i think so did the price. now i heard $1,000 per person. >> jamaal says he has received hundreds of calls from somalies considering fleeing to canada which for many is an extension of a voyage that begins with
escaping a civil war in somalia, extends to south africa and south america and continues on to the u.s. >> so beak, they're putting their life at risk. >> i've never seen the numbers like this. >> reporter: mark pro kosh says many of his clients go north against his counsel. >> there's in my view no imminent threat to these individuals and so it's pretty dangerous for them to try to make the journey up to canada in the middle of winter. >> reporter: due to a stipulation, many immigrants must cross illegally to apply for asylum. >> if they were to cross the border and present themselves to canadian immigration, they would not be able to apply because they already applied in the united states. >> reporter: 1500 miles east, a steady flow of crossers leaving new york for quebec. for many families, this is is the beginning of the end of their journey to canada. they take a bus ride north, a
bus ride to roxham road, the border. >> crossing here, you will be arrested. you know that? >> we cross already. >> you're under arrest. where are you from? >>. >> reporter: the small town of emerson, manitoba, a watchful eye on border. emmer inn, the first refuge for many crossers. >> give them food, coffee. >> reporter: but in quiet moments of introspection, growing concern over canada's acceptance of refugees. >> unfortunately when they come here and apply for refugee status, they're getting more than i do as a man who has contributed to this country for 40 years. >> reporter: welfare agencies overwhelmed. >> we have to go and pick up families. we have to pick up people. >> reporter: rita runs welcome place in winnipeg, manitoba. >> this is the salvation an army. we have arrangements for them.
>> reporter: it is here we meet the refugee 0-to-who completed the trip. >> u.s. a good country but now it's the country and the wall. >> reporter: what happened when you got to canada. >> they give to me good food, a good house. allow me to apply asylum. >> while it might be the end of one journey it's the beginning of another one. >> i'm happy. i feel i'm in a safe country. >> i wonder if they do feel completely safe as soon as they get over there. >> there is a sense of relief once they cross the border. they're definitely looking to get arrested. that starts the asylum process for them as soon as they get into canada. a lot of them don't know where they're ending up. we had to tell a guy he was in canada. he had no idea where he was. >> that really does show also the sort of desperation they must feel here in this country in the fact they're willing to just leave and cross in the middle of nowhere manitoba or
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when just one mucinex lasts 12 hours? let's end this. it is time for "the mix" here on this thursday morning. i guess we're going to have the latest salvo in this whole pizza debate. >> oh, yeah, pineapple. how do you feel about glute on your pizza, right. >> do you like pineapple. >> me either. 47% of people like this though. 32% disapprove, 20% they don't know what they're talking about. >> this has been like now we know for sure what the people of america think about this. the prime minister of iceland started this battle a little while ago where he was going to ban pineapple on pizza. then that brought on a whole lot of debate will other things you put on pizza. >> you've been seeing it all over twitter and stuff.
>> public policy polling did this poll to figure out what people like. >> we need answers. >> yes, the people have spoken. majority disapprove. >> no, the majority approve. 47%. >> the majority approve. very good. not bad. >> the pineapple stays. how do you feel about ketchup on steak? that's the new question. you know the president likes ketchup on his steak. >> what's wrong with ketchup on steak? i don't eat steak but -- >> some people are not so answer on that. 27% of people say they approve. 56% said they disapprove. 17% not sure. >> okay. now you see what the poll centers do when it's not an election year. they're board. there's a guy in gleaned decide he would try to see if he could order a cheeseburger without the burger and see what he would get. he ordered it at one of those kiosks just to see. he printed out the receipt here. you kind of see. he said he was actually not sure
what he expected. no onion,on, no catsup no, mustard, no meat patty. guess what he did get, the slice of cheese. the kiosk worked. it's awesome. >> up next, if you're a soccer fan, you're going to love this. this is a brazilian team, pair of teammates double cycle. >> the bicycle kick. >> check it out. >> one, two. nice. and the reaction? >> i love to hear the spanish announcers at soccer games. >> that one wasn't as excited as i thought he could be. so this was kind of awful. you know some parts of the northeast got up to two feet of snow. this amtrak train was coming in the first train of the morning. this guy decided to do a slow mo video of it in new york. and who wants snow? you get snow you.
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this morning on "world news now," deja vu for the president's travel ban. a federal judge halting the revised executive order overnight, the president responding in front of his rallying supporters. >> and we're learning new details about the charges against alleged russian spies in the hacking of yahoo! e-mail accounts. the department of justice says these men republican responsible for it. >> and new this half hour, the federal reserve gentle taps the brakes on the growing economy by boosting its benchmark interest. >> how the hike will cost borrowers so much more and barely budget average american savings account. >> they're not your average couple. first daughter ivanka trump and canada's prime minister justin trudeau take in a show on
broadway tonight and the show is about embracing strangers in "the skinny." interesting topics. it is thursday, march 16th. from abc news, this is "world news now." >> we do say good morning to you. welcome, eva, once again being here with us. thank you. >> thank you for having me. >> we're going to talk about president trump who will present his first budget to congress today and it's likely to upset both democrats and republicans. >> the spending plan called for deep cuts to the epa and significantly boost the pentagon's budget by $54 billion. >> front and center for the president in nashville last night, news that a federal judge put a temporary hold on his revised travel ban. >> overnight, the president on a tear. >> a judge has just blocked our executive order on travel. >> reporter: a federal judge blocking his administration's revised travel ban just hours before it would have taken effect. >> the order he blocked was a watered down version of the first order.
that was also blocked by another jung and should have never been blocked to start with. >> reporter: the president breaking the news at a rally. the nashville crowd of thousands erupting in a chorus of boos. it was the second attempt at banning people from six majority muslim countries. the judge in hawaii calling the executive order discriminatory. >> this ruling makes us look weak which, by the way, we know longer are, believe me. we're going to fight this terrible ruling. >> reporter: but it's not just the muslim ban but health care and russia. the administration under siege on several fronts and now some republicans in congress increasing the pressure on the fbi and the president to produce evidence to back up the unsubstantiated claim that former president obama tapped the phones at trump tower. the president appearing on television overnight attempting to explain what he meant. >> wiretap covers a lot of different things.
i think you're going to find some very interesting items coming to the forefront over the next two weeks. >> and a lot of people will be waiting to hear what the president said. i should point out, on his way back to d.c., he met with the reporters on air force one and said he plans to do more rallies, a rally he says at least every two weeks. >> it's clear he was not happy with that judge's decision. >> no, not at all. and neither were many of the people who were there. the crowd there in nashville at that location, they were wrapped around the building and waiting for several hours to see the president. so obviously, he's in his element when he does that. and the president has a new director, by the way, of national intelligence. voted overwhelming the senate that is, 85-12 to approve the nomination of former indiana senator dan coates, the fifth person to hold the position since it was created following the 9/11 terror attacks. he replaces james clapper who
retired at the end of the obama administration. >> a bombshell announcement from the justice department. it is bringing criminal hacking charges against twos russian officials and two hackers. russian intelligence officers are accused of a massive breach of yahoo! that affected at least half a billion user accounts. it's unlikely they'll ever set foot in a u.s. courtroom. >> we do not have an extradition treaty with russia. we would hope that they would respect our criminal justice system and respect that these charges and what they need to do. >> as for the other two hackers one is in custody in canada, the other is on the fbi's list of most wanted cyber criminals. >> a syrian diplomat is condemning what he calls a terrorist attack in damascus. six years to the day the nation's civil war began, at least 30 people were killed in the suicide bottoming inside a historic judicial building. it was the second major attack within a week in damascus. the u.n. special envoy to syria says the blast was designed to
hurt attempts at political talks. the u.n.-led negotiations are set to begin next thursday. and the new prime minister of the netherlands is celebrating what he calls the rejection of populism. mark rutte's conservative liberal party picked up 30 seats in the parliamentary elections. the populist challenger geert which woulders came in third with 19. a platform of closing mosques and banning the koran. >> a massive fire ripped through a chemical refinery in houston, next. firefighters were on the scene for several hours in houston, texas, before the blaze was contained. it was confined to a cooling tower and posed no threat to the community. the smoke from that fire could be seen for miles. no injuries were reported. it's unknown at this time what caused the fire. okay. so the u.s. women's national hockey team plans to boycott the world championships that are schedule later this month. and it's all over a pay dispute. the reithe reigning champions h
decided not to defend their title. >> that's after protracted negotiations for increased pay and wages have now stalled. the u.s. has won the past three world championships. >> and speaking of ice, the end of the blizzard led to an epic battle in massachusetts. the snow shoveler versus the snow plow. and it was caught on camera. >> oh, yeah. a boston area homeowner said his kids were clearing his driveway tuesday. they tried to get the plow driver to hold off so their dad could get his car out. plow driver apparently didn't like that. >> so he drove off and then came back with a huge pile of snow. and dropped it right in front of the driveway. not once, but twice. he then reportedly told the son, don't mess with the plow man. there you go. lesson learned. >> that's kind of angry and mean. the plow man is in the car where it's warm. the dad is outside in the cold. why would you do that? >> it's a life lesson, don't you think?
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well, that yellow corvette led phoenix area police on a high speed chase first on an interstate and then on the surface streets. finally an undercover cop rammed the corvette with his suv. as you can see. and a few minutes later, the suspect died from a gunshot wound. it's not clear, however, if that gunshot wound was self-inflicted or from an officer. authorities say he was a suspect in a fatal shooting earlier in the day. >> and no one was seriously hurt when a collision in a new york suburb push add suv into a verizon store. somehow the vehicle crossed three lanes of oncoming traffic without hitting anyone and no one in the store injured. icy roadways likely to blame. >> very lucky there. a new study suggests a common pain killer increases your chance of heart failure. a danish study says taking ibuprofen can increase the risk
of a heart attack by 31%, but an american expert says that is warning may go too far since the study involved mostly elderly people with existing problems. ibuprofen is sold under brand names motrin. the federal reserve's latest interest rate hike is the second boost in three months. >> the central bank pointed to an improving labor market but for most ordinary americans it's a lose for borrowers and not much of a win for savers. here's abc's rebecca jarvis. >> reporter: the impact of that rate hike on your wallet. 29-year-old nurse, ashley warren, has been searching for her first home for a year, all the while watching those mortgage rates creep higher. >> that's definitely made me more aware of the time that i have to buy a home, and i want to be -- make sure that i buy it in a timely fashion. >> reporter: mortgage rates already factoring in that hike.
now a $250,000 30-year fixed rate mortgage will cost almost $100 a month more than it would have last year, a difference of more than $25,000 over the life of the loan. interest on private student loans, car loans, and credit cards also now going up. the average credit card balance now more than $5,000 with the fed expected to hike rates two more times this year, experts recommend moving fast. and paying it down, or consider converting to a 0% interest rate credit card, but pay attention to fees and when those teaser rates expire. but there is a silver lining for savers and retirees will get paid a little bit more to leave their money in the bank or in a cd. and in particular, we'll see that rate rise if the fed hikes interest rates two more times this year as they say they will. those savings accounts will become more attractive. rebecca jarvis,
expensive day to fly this summer, although the entire month is no bargain. in fact, you'll do well to avoid flying on sundays in general. according to cheapair.com, it's the most expensive day of the week. tuesdays and wednesdays are the cheapest in case you were wondering. july 9th airfares are nearly $100 more than the summer average. >> i guess that's the height of the summer travel season so that might be why it's so high. that's actually exactly when i plan to fly this summer. >> it stinks for me because mondays and tuesdays are my dsog if i go somewhere. >> you're like one of the business travelers heading out of town. >> and i'm not. paying for it with my own money. >> exactly. when we come back, prince william and his dance moves. >> oh, it was something like that. >> and ivanka trump takes in a broadway show about embracing
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♪ skinny, so skinny ♪ skinny, so skinny >> and your thursday "skinny" is going to start with what apparently is a growing backlash for the future king of england. >> it's kind of entertaining video to watch. by now you've all seen the video of prince william dancing pretty badly with his '90s moves at a nightclub during a friend's ski trip in switzerland. now there's new images surfacing of william possibly breaking royal protocol by putting his arm around the waist of a mystery woman. it comes as british newspapers are like really hunkering down on him like a ton of bricks. the 34-year-old prince skipped out on a royal event to go on that trip. he was spotted on the slopes with an australian model named sophie taylor after reportedly
having a boozy lunch. >> okay, but perhaps this was his last hurrah. >> this video, as you can tell, provided exclusively by tmz. last month he said he was leaving his job as a helicopter pilot and moving his family backing into kensington palace to focus on royal duties. you see prince william there dancing on his own. >> he doesn't care. >> he doesn't care but is he me in a club just by myself. >> solo dancing? >>. >> yeah. and nobody is impressed. those girls, do they look impressed? so you're a prince. that doesn't impress me much. >> i love that he's dancing like that and he doesn't care what anyone thinks of him just dancing along. >> under the spotlight. >> yeah. >> back here at home. >> yeah. america's first daughter and canada's prime minister together on the great white way. >> yeah, ivanka trump took some time out of her white house schedule last night to catch a broadway show alongside the
canadian prime minister justin trudeau. >> the show titled "come from away" has a central theme about embracing strangers and describes how canadian citizens helped americans stranded in knew found land in the days after 9/11. >> trudeau opened the musical with praise for the relationship between his country and the united states. >> there is no relationship quite like the friendship between canada and the united states, the deep tise. >> trump and trudeau were joined at the theater by the u.s. ambassador to the u.n. nikki haley. >> but before we start any rumors, they weren't together. well, okay, that is a together shot. she has had an eye for him before. but they were at the same event and she was his guest. >> right, but that is bringing up all of these memories of those longing looks, what people are describing as longing looks that she had for the leader last month at the white house in that roundtable for women in
industry. she's not the only woman. he's a handsome man. he's also married. >> yes. >> very much. >> but still, a lot of people like to look at him. next to some glad tidings for one of the nation's foremost drag queens. >> just two weeks before the preppyer of the ninth season of his show? >> drag race," rupaul has just revealed t at the 23rd anniversary that they met on the dance floor of the limelight in new york city. >> i didn't think the lime light existed nim. >> i don't know what the limelight is. >> i think it's a restaurant now in chelsea. so lebar owns a 600,000 acre ranch that straddles wyoming and north dakota. that's an excuse to get married to him. don't expect rupaul to be herding cattle full-time. he told the show, god bless you, wyoming, it's very boring and it's the most
isolated place on earth. ouch. wyoming is beautiful. >> it is beautiful. sometimes you want to be isolated. >> exactly. >> but could you imagine rupaul in like full-on drag and high heels, and you know? >> no. >> doing what what cattle herders do? >> even when he's not in full on drag and high heels, he's still fabulous. >> finally to something about as far away as you can get from a drag queen on the runway. mark zuckerberg on the basketball court. >> oh, the facebook ceo was caught on camera air balling while visiting the university of north carolina. solid basketball school. in fact, his shot was so bad, look at that, it barely, barely brushed the bottom of the net. the school's team nicknamed him zucker buckets. >> but the tech giant is in good company. just last month at the home arena of the houston rockets, steven a. smith, who's made a career out of talking smack
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>> do you have your bracket done? >> no, i still have a few hours though, but i do need five bucks. not for the bracket because that's not legal, of course. >> for lunch. >> exactly. >> so we're hearing some really cool and fascinating audiotape for the first time that shows you the training that pilots go through to keep us safe in the skies. >> but a heroic effort of air traffic controllers during a frightening incident is reminding us how flying is really a team effort. here's abc's david kerley. >> reporter: veteran pilot, cathy lewan, met mason braddock on the radio. the throttle on kathy's small plane damaged and stuck. basically no way to slow down above atlanta's hartsfield airport, the country's busiest, and then help. >> i could hear that she was very distressed. >> all we're gonna do different is just cut power right before we touch down. it's gonna be fine. >> reporter: for 50 minutes, mason talked cathy down. >> we'll have equipment standing by to help you on the runway. >> all righty. could i ask you one more favor? would you call my husband for me? >> when you are faced with
death and in a moment, you don't really know how it feels. >> and if you could ask him to put a prayer chain out to my church. >> and at that moment, you think about the people you love, and it's still hard to think about it. you don't want to lose them. >> reporter: cathy approached, killed the engine, touching down safely. still thankful a year later. with mason now set to be honored. >> the attitude of gratitude, it just, it spills out of my heart. you're amazing. >> reporter: david kerley, abc news, washington. >> amazing, like one year after that incident happened, how she still gets choked up all about it. >> yeah, i mean, i can only imagine that your life completely flashes before your eyes in that moment. >> don't miss our updates on facebook @wnnfans.com. >> coming up, more from abc news. >> announcer: this is abc's
making news in america this morning, president trump's travel ban blocked yet again. the executive order was just hours away from going into effect when a federal judge stepped in the way. plus, new details about the president's budget proposal. we're live in washington. meanwhile, pressure is building on the trump administration to provide some evidence backing up the president's wiretapping claims. president trump talking about why he sent those tweets for the first time. a health alert. concerns about painkillers and their effect on your heart. the snowy situation on the platform. wait till you see what happened when that train came through. >> it looks fine. >> oh. uh-oh.