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them -- >> oh, sorry. >> don't look this up online! trap music, for anybody at home who doesn't know what that is, it's a type of music that if you're under 21 years old. makes no sense. but these guys have found a way to make it relevant. >>. ♪ family comes first ♪ it's only logical ♪ let's go to work ♪ my wife is sexier than yours ♪ no comparison ♪ you're embarrassing so these two dads have decided to do a trap hook i suppose you could say to make a whole song,
about being a dad. the best thing about it is they do the whole thing pretty much in a homegoods store. which is where to be honest i spend most of my weekends. in fact this part of the song is basically my entire life. ♪ wife and two kids ♪ all of us do it ♪ i've had to vacuum and dishes and mowing the lawn and working 9-5 five days a week ♪ >> hey, hey! >> they keep going. it all boils down to -- ♪ keeping food on the table ♪ that's the reason i can never quit ♪ ♪ keep the wi-fi and cable ♪ otherwise no one will babysit ♪ ♪ mommy and daddy need mommy and daddy time, if they don't get it they'll go insane ♪ >> you know that's what trapping is about. trap music is to show like life to the beat ♪ i can tell you that youth doesn't come from a fountain a
mountain ♪ ♪ my wife is a keeper, yo >> they both are pretty good. >> honestly if you're a parent if you're married, this song is so hilarious, they talk about the kids at school. dealing with the parents, head to our website, rightthisminute.com, to see more. that's all for today, the next episode of rtm is all new. meantime, go to rightthisminute.com for more! -- captions by vitac -- www.vita no matter who was in there last... protection. new lysol power & fresh 6 goes to work flush after flush for a just-cleaned feeling that lasts up to four weeks.
lysol, what it takes to protect. investigators believe the russian military may be responsible for sabotaging a munitions is depot in ukraine igniting a massive fire that forced 20,000 people to evacuate their homes. only one injury was rorred. it happened just 50 miles from the russian border. ukraine's foreign minister says the explosions were set off by a drone or timed device. >> another day another putin critic is dead gunned down in the middle of a street in a major european capital. >> the latest putin opponent to meet a violent end. chief investigative
correspondent brian ross has more. >> reporter: the graphic pictures tonight show what us officials believe is the latest example of the long arm of vladimir putin. police surround the body of a former member of the russian parliament, dennis voronenkov, shot dead on streets of the capital city kiev after defecting to ukraine and publicly criticizing the russian president. just last month, voronenkov told a reporter for a tv network funded by the u.s., that he accepted his fate as a putin critic. a kremlin spokesman denies any role in the murder, but the president of ukraine is calling it russian state terrorism on orders of putin. just two days ago, another putin critic, a russian lawyer, nikolai gorokhov, was thrown out of the fourth story of his apartment building and critically injured. under the rule of russian president putin, more than a dozen critics have been targeted for assassinations. lawyers, businessmen, journalists. based on his public comments, none of it has seemed to bother president donald trump.
>> putin is a killer. >> a lot of killers. we've got a lot of killers. what, you think our country is so innocent? >> reporter: russian opposition leader, boris nemtsov, told me there 2014 that critics of putin counted on the u.s. to help them stand up to the russian president. >> everybody who is against him must be very careful. be afraid every minute. it's completely impossible for me. >> reporter: one year after that interview is, nemtsov was dead, shot down under heavily guarded moscow bridge near the kremlin. brian ross, abc news. >> there was another critic recently in a coma, and he has recovered and he's going to be testifying in congress come next week. >> very important testimony. >> brave man. >> very brave. coming up, switching gears, she's best known for her roles on married with children" and sons of anarchy but xwt roaded to stardom has been a bumpy one pore katey sagal. >> apparently she had some
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♪ ♪ riding through this world all alone, god takes your soul, you're on your own ♪ >> katey sagal first rose to stardom as peg bundy on married with children" and hit the highway with sons of anarchy. >> i forget how uplifting the theme song is. behind the scenes she was hiding a painful past. mears nick watt. >> reporter: she was the heart beat of married with children for eight years. >> i don't shop that much. >> the stuff you ordered is here. >> oh goodie. >> i thought that's what all wives were like and i was going to grow up to marry somebody like. >> you you did not. she was kind of hot. i hope that hasn't been your
situation. >> a little bit. >> a little bit? >> your nose hairs look somehow longer. >> they moussed them. >> the first lead tv role, she was a rock chick. >> we hadn't seen anything so outrageous on television before. you never bring me flowers. >> i would if you died. >> and i really thought oh, this won't last very long. >> i got you babe. >> there is so much more to katey sagal than peg bundy as we discover in her brand-new memoir "grace notes." ♪ i was always thinking of you >> there's that beautiful singing voice and there was the time in her youth when kiss came to town. >> there was just this band of boys sitting at the table and i was their waitress. and i sang them a song and you know, one thing led to another and i started this romance with gene. and. >> you say that very nonchalantly. >> well, it's so long ago. >> sa gal first took diet pills
prescribed about a doctor age 14 learned she says if you feel bad, pop a pill. 15 years of booze and happy pills she says became a problem. >> i had a drug and alcohol problem that lasted through my 20s. >> until a chance meeting on a tv set. >> i met a person on a job that was sober. and she talked to me about it. >> you've been clean for 30 years? >> yeah. >> i mean, that's a massive achievement. >> it's massive, i know. >> it really is. >> one day at a time. >> still. >> still. what i've learned is that i can do anything for 24 hours. >> she had been golden globe nominated for peg bundy. she won for gem ma morrow in sons of anarchy," a role created by her husband, kurt suter. >> to my husband, i love you. i'm so glad you're the boss of me. >> you've been told that you were not a tv person. >> yeah, i met a casting director that i'll never forget said to me you will never work in television.
>> why? >> this was in the days of dynasty and dallas. this is when everybody on television looked extremely glamorous. you know, i was a musician. i was in bands. i wore a lot of black makeup and black clothes. years later, when my struggling music career was just not going full steam ahead, i said yes to being in a rock musical. >> that led to a role on mary. >> this is the result of a column i wrote entitled boy, would i like a new sweater. >> mary tyler moore. then came married with children." >> some sex tonight, beg. >> for 11 years, the secret source chemistry. >> no thanks. >> with ed o'neill. >> we loved each other instantly. he's such an every man down to earth guy and such a guayanilla. >> she's still acting and making music. ♪ i know that. ♪ >> i'm nick watt for "nightline" in los angeles. >> just never really know what's happening behind the scenes of people. such a successful career and actress. >> was she better as peggy or or
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let's end this. so it is time to head into the darkroom with strangers and listen to the hot new beat less life. >> you may have heard about it. >> shockingly i haven't. i have a good excuse. have i two little munch kins at home. i don't know anything hip. we start with life," the eagerly anticipated space odyssey. ryan reynolds and jake gyllenhaal lead the cast on a deep space mission to find signs of life in the universe but some things don't go as planned. >> nothing in na lab can malfunction. >> it's on me. >> yeah, it's on you. >> you know, i know at least five guys back home who can do my job. nobody can do yours except you. you don't know what it is and you're in there playing around with it like it's your buddy.
i'm your buddy. >> this never be a controlled experiment. so let's all agree we made our first and last mistake. >> hey, boo, sorry. the critics want more out of life giving it a 6% on rotten tomatoes bruce demar says life is the latest sigh survey dwour imagine humankind's first contact with an otherworldly life form and it's a darkly atmospheric and pulse racing ride and colin says it's a movie in which half of what happens is unexplained and what questions are answered don't make much sense. >> it's a ryan reynolds movie. you best like it. >> hi, ryan. although he's the second tier ryan. the top tier is gosling. right? am i right? sorry. >> to his face. pore flat ryan. next it's morphing time. we're starting with a television reboot that is hitting the gig big screen. director dean israel is taking the power ranges to the next
level. gone are the terrible effects of the '90s. a team of teenage remembers fighting a new big bad played by elizabeth banks, but being a super hero takes some getting used to. >> brakes, i need brakes. manual, manual. where are the brakes? >> you have to remember that in today's training lesson, the important thing is to -- wait, where's zack? >> seriously? >> run, run, run, run, run. run. >> okay, so what are the critics saying. >> andy webster says it may surpass the original but for what lesson? the value of teamwork? more likely of a franchise payoff. and justin chang says bring advil or something stronger. it's morphine time. >> ouch. >> i get it, it's morphing time. >> i guess that means he did not like it. >> flat ryan is angry. >> that's the news for this half hour. follow us on facebook. i don't like him m
this morning on "world news now," the president's message to congress. let's do this. >> with it already being pushed back a day, the house vote on the plan to repeal and replace obamacare should be on track today. at least that's what the white house is telling republican leaders on the hill. so did negotiations stall overnight or is the bill ready to go? >> and we're following the investigation out of london, police there identifying the suspect in that horrible attack outside parliament. isis claiming responsibility as we learn more about the american victim. a neighborhood in pennsylvania rocked by a massive blast. the immense force of the explosion completely obliterating a home there. investigators looking into the cause. and the brave woman who let her friend design some permanent body art for her. sounds like a great idea. only she doesn't note what it is
until the ink's already dry. so what could go wrong with that? why friends don't let friends tattoo each other on this friday, march 24th. . >> abc news, this is "world news now." >> who had trust me to design your tattoo and administer it. >> we get completely liquored up and you come up with a dine. >> how else do you do a tattoo. >> brave not wise. we'll get more that have later. we begin with president trump's sflig health care legislation facing an uphill battle. >> after failed negotiations forced republicans to pull the plug on last night's scheduled vote. you're looking at a live picture here of capitol hill. and the capital building where republican leaders are hoping a flu daily convince holdouts to change their minds. and push the bill over the top later today. >> the president is warning republicans if they fail to approve this bill, he's moving on to other issues and they will be stuck with obamacare.
abc's serena marshall is here now to break it down for us. good morning. >> reporter: it is a campaign promise republicans are desperately trying to keep. the repeal and replace of the affordable care act is do or dais an all out scramble developed yesterday. negotiations ending late last night as lawmakers offered changes to the bill to get members of the ultra conservative freedom caucus on board hoping to shore up the 216 votes needed to pass the house. the concessions to those conservatives includes getting rid of requirements that insurance companies have a basic standard of care that include maternity care, substance abuse treatment and wellness checkups but the provision would also provide an additional $15 billion for states to address health care needs. paul ryan leaving the late night meeting with husband republicans promising even though the votes were delayed yesterday, today is the day. >> for 7 1/2 years, we have been promising the american people that we will repeal and replace there is broken law because it's
collapsing and failing families. tomorrow we're proceeding. >> reporter: they expect vote to happen this afternoon but president trump's top advisers issuing a warning before leaving the hill yesterday, get it done or the president will move on. mara, kendis? >> yeah, put up or shut up is what he's saying. there was that action overhill on capital little. then there is this photo that is getting a lot of attention what's wrong with this photo, folks. >> this was taken at the white house yesterday during that meeting with republicans on that freedom caucus. before it all fell apart last night and rescheduled for today. and you can take a look at that photo right there. >> it says america, doesn't it? >> it is not quite the face of america. missing women and minorities. >> and interestingly, they're talking about maternity coverage here, one of those referred benefits they got rid of in this bill ultimately. maternity coverage and there's not a woman present in that photo. >> that's the kind of thing that drives people crazy. there needs to be a female voice
that the table. >> a female voice. >> one would be an improvement, kendis. >> one would be 100% improvement. >> exactly. >> man, all right. the picture does speak for itself. nothing more we can add to it beyond that. >> serena, thank you so much. 0 top senate democrat chuck schumer says he opposes by the way the president's supreme court nominee judge neil gorsuch and will lead a filibuster against him. >> he says he doesn't think gorsuch would be a mainstream judge or serve as a collect on the president invoking a filibuster means republicans need at least 60 votes in order to confirm the judge. republicans are vowing he will be confirmed no matter what even if it means changing senate procedural rules. >> and house intelligence committee chairman devin nunes is apologizing to democratic colleagues. you recall he went public about intelligence data involving the trump transition team briefing the president himself. and the press before sharing it with committee members.
outraged democrats say his actions threaten the credit be the of thepable which has been charged with investigating russia's interference in the election. an aide says nunes promised democrats he would share information with panel members in the future but still stands by his decision. >> the at end of the day, sometimes you make the right decision, sometimes you make the wrong one. you've got to stick by the decisions you make. >> well, the commit's ranking member, democrat adam schiff says he was blind sided by this and he is questioning whether the chairman is now too politically compromised to lead the investigation. new details are surfacing from wednesday's deadly terror attack in london. the attacker has been identified as 52-year-old khalid masood reportedly born in britain as adrienne ems before converting to islam. police say he has a 20-year criminal record including assault and weapons convictions and has been investigated for extremism. we're also learning now that two of the victims were american. a coup from utah celebrating
their 25th wedding anniversary. 54-year-old kurt cochran was killed on the bridge. his wife melissa remains hospitalized. the death toll in that attack now stands at five including the attacker. and back here at home, terrifying moments as a gas explosion rocks a western pennsylvania neighborhood. a house was completely leveled by the blast. witnesses reported hearing a loud boom followed by several smaller bursts. two dogs were inside the home but they survived. one suffered an eye injury and burns but no other injuries were reported. investigators are looking into what may have sparked that gas explosion. and al an apparent book burning in florida. is what spark add i wildfire that overtook homes nearby. the rapidly spreading blaze forced about 200 residents to get away from their houses. after scorching nearly 700 acres, the fire is about 80% contained this morning. a few more minor injuries were reported however. the man accused of starting the
fire cited for an illegal burn but will not face criminal charges. there's no word on what those books were. certainly not thin the inspired. >> nobody would burn that book. >> no, that is a fantastic best seller on amazon and available in finer bookstores. >> in paper back now. >> to my area of expertise sports the sweet 16 is on its way to becoming the elite eight. that was sarcasm. action is under way in the men's basketball tournament. >> kansas a top seed in the midwest took on purdue and kansas city and missouri. jayhawks broke open what had been a close game with 40-13 run in the second half. ku wins, 98-66. >> in the west, top seed gonzaga met number four west virginia in san jose. the mountaineers led by three with less than two minutes will have after a three-pointer by carter. the bulldogs scored the game's final six points.
a 61-58 victory for gan za ga. >> number three oregon and seven michigan came down to the final shot. there was an amazing game, by the way. the wolverines down one. and then derek walton takes a three with time running out. no good. oregon wins, 69-68. the ducks will face kansas in one of saturday's regional finals. >> and back to the west, number 11 xavier and second seed arizona in the final game of the night. the wildcats down two in the final seconds. they miss a possible game-winning three-pointer. musketeers grab the rebound and run the clock. xavier the lowest seed in the tournament moves on, 73-71. next up gonzaga is in saturday's west regional final. for people watching at home, you have no idea how disfacting this was. you were moving around. reading sports stuff i know nothing about. >> my bracket isn't doing that
badly. >> what does this mean? >> all the black spots i think are good. right? no, i'm being told i missed those. >> you are not doing well. >> well, >> you are doing okay. >> do you need encouragement? you're doing great, kendis. >> thank you. it's okay. it happens to all the guys. >> i mean, nova is not in the championship. have i north carolina going the entire way. if that happens, then it's everything. >> all right. >> all the marbles. >> i'm with you, kendis. i'm with kendis. >> where do i put this? >> please, i'm like if i get knocked in the head, do i get worker's comp for that. >> all right. coming up, it's now okay to fly solo at a wedding. did you know this? >> especially whether he you're marrying yourself. oh. it's the new nuptial trend saying i do to you. >> and an oklahoma police officer on a much more serious note uses his police cruiser to take down an armed suspect who
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including armed assault when she exchanged gunfire with police during a chase before before jumping out of the vehicle still firing her gun. that's when she was hit by a patrol car. dixon later died of head trauma at the hospital. three officers involved in the chase are now under investigation. >> now to the story getting a lot of headlines here in new york. admitted white supremacist james jackson charged with a hate crime in the stabbing death of a black man that he apparently close at random. >> prosecutors say that attack was only the beginning. abc's gio benitez has the integrate very latest. >> reporter: disturbing new allegations about the 28-year-old army vet police say was caught on video moments after stabbing and killing 66-year-old timothy caughman, on monday night. james jackson facing a judge looking angry as prosecutors called the murder "a hate crime," most likely an "act of terrorism," adding that jackson considered this murder "practice before going to times square to kill additional black men." >> it's well over ten years he has been harboring these feelings of hate towards male
blacks. >> reporter: police say jackson traveled from baltimore to new york. that he "had stalked numerous potential victims" and "was angered by black men mixing with white women." jackson turned himself in, admitting he's a white supremacist, police say, telling them where to find the 26-inch sword used to kill caughman. new york's governor tweeting he's asked authorities to investigate whether this senseless murder is "part of a larger pattern." jackson's attorney hinting at an insanity defense -- >> if the facts are anything near what the allegations are, then we are going to address the obvious psychological issues that are present in this case. >> reporter: and now jackson is charged with murder as a hate crime. he's pleaded not guilty. prosecutors tell us they're sbeking to file even more charges. gio benitez, abc news, new york. >> such a troubling story, a victim chosen at random. >> it's really, really weird and to know some of that could have played out in the heart of times square would have been a worse story than it is and it is
already bad. >> coming up now in our next half hour, fighting back against robocalls. the fcc is finally starting to crack down on them. how you can help stop the scammers. >> but first going to the chapel and you're going to get married. to yourself. >> start a group. >> we should. we're harmonizing. so apparently it's a thing. at least that's what we're telling ourselves. get married to yourself. >> okay, girlfriend. >> you do what you want to do. we'll delve into this later. new lysol power & fresh 6 goes to work flush after flush for a just-cleaned feeling that lasts up to four weeks. lysol, what it takes to protect. i'm good.? i just took new mucinex clear and cool. what's this sudden cooooling thing happening? it's got a menthol burst. you can feel it right away. new mucinex clear & cool. feel the menthol burst. while powerful medicine clears your worst cold symptoms. let's end this.
don't need anybody else ♪ ♪ i love myself no, i don't need anybody else ♪ >> that's my anthem. it's called sologamy. married yourself. solagomy. >> so low grammy. >> it is popular in europe and in the u.s. >> it's not a legally binding union but part of a growing moment. here's abc's linsey davis. >> by all accounts, erica anderson's wedding was perfect. >> i was like on cloud fine line. it was just delightful. >> she had the wedding dress, the ring, the vows. >> >> i choose you today. >> all the accoutrements of a traditional wedding.
> i want it to be so easy. got rose. and yeah, had like 20, 30 friends over. >> only thing missing, the groom. >> i will throw the bouquet somewhere. >> reporter: the 36-year-old tying the knot was all about making a formal commitment to the love of her life. herself. >> yeah, i've been told i'm a great catch and today i'm catching myself. >> reporter: but erica is far from alone. she joins a small yet growing number of women from around the world. these ceremonies are just one way in which many women are embracing a modern day reality. there are more single women than ever. roughly half of all adults in the u.s. are married. a record low compared to the 72% of adults in 1960. this concept is slowly going mainstream. >> dearly beloved we are gathered today to join sue sylvester in holy matrimony. >> from tv shows like "glee." >> there is insane.
>> reporter: and the wedding industry is taking notice. the i married me kit is essentially a starter kit for self-marriages complete with a single ring, a handful of vows and price tag that ranges from $45 to $230. in the last three years, they've sold more than 200 kits and counting as more women choose to embrace this new tradition. >> getting married here is, yeah, it's everything that i could have wanted. >> petra hansen also chose to put a ring on it. >> i kept getting the question, how come you're not married. why aren't you married? what's wrong with you for not being married. i was getting a little tired of answering that question. >> reporter: so she took a stand. >> i feel like a woman's chance to be wanted and worthy in our culture is actually measured in dog years. i'm sorry. we are really given this little window to find a mate, find a family, have it all. you no before we're 35. and it just isn't realistic. >> reporter: but she says there
is another option. asking yourself to say i do. and while buying the ring and sketching the dress were easy -- >> i wanted to make an announcement. >> reporter: turns out telling loved ones about her plan is proving slightly more difficult. >> i'm getting engaged to myself. >> whoa. >> i'm getting married. >> i have more questions. >> okay. >> i don't want you to think i'm some kind of nut job. >> it doesn't hurt anyone. it doesn't take away from anyone. you're celebrating your own relationship to yourself. >> reporter: so these were on the stairs. >> as for erica anderson, she's on the verge of celebrating the her one-year anniversary. for now, she says she's happily married and this is certainly one marriage that won't end in divorce. >> someone else here be so lucky to marry themselves. i'm slurring my words. >> reporter: linsey davis, abc
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so it sounds like a good idea. have your friend design your tattoo. your permanent ink. >> that does not sound like a good idea. i'm going to go with it. >> not at all especially when you're an 18-year-old from ottawa, canada, who decided to do this. there you see her. this is the reveal. she didn't know what design her friend had come up with for her tattoo. >> they went into it blind. >> and she's opening her eyes and realizing it's a heart with her friend's. >> instagram and twitter handle. >> so she's a walking promo for his social media. on her ankle. >> for life. i love it. he's loving it, too. she's like not so much. >> not so much. >> well, moving on now to a
little tech time-out. there's a restaurant in pennsylvania that is encouraging families to put their phones down. so they are offering them a discount. 10% you can get off your tab if you leave your phone in a basket in their care. you don't pick it up, you don't touch it. you eat your meal, spend time with your family, get 10% off. i would rather spend the extra 10%. >> look how many takers. the restaurant was empty. >> it's popular. >> look at that. ♪ politics that's the world news london town nightline pieces that's the world news polka ♪ ♪ it's late at nig awake and you're not wearing pants so grab your world nnz no ♪ have some fun be a pal every anchor guyndld news polka ♪ wow. ♪
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this this morning on "world news now," now or never? president trump's late night ultimatum to congress after that crucial vote on the new health care bill was actually pushed to today. but are all the republicans on board? and the heroic acts on display in the face of terror. what we're learning about the victims of the deadly terror attack in london and how the city is standing strong. >> and new this half hour, the scho lunchroom save. >> a student starts to choke on his food and signals for help. a fellow student jumping in with that life-saving maneuver. >> and john mayer revealing he wrote a song about an ex-girlfriend. so which one is it? jessica simpson, jennifer aniston, jennifer love hewitt, katy perry, taylor swift, vanessa carlton. >> we'll be here all night.
♪ you come crashing in >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> she's a beautiful actress, but i can't confirm minka kelly. we don't report things we can't confirm. >> it was in the "enquirer." >> then it must be true. >> it's true as we learned in "time" magazine today. first up this morning, so first up this morning, so first up this morning, the fate of the president's health care bill. possibly on the brink of failure. >> the vote scheduled for last night postponed due to lack of support. >> so we expected this would be a long morning right there on capitol hill. the lights are on but apparently a lot of the congressional leaders have left because they know it's going to be a long friday. so many are wondering whether they have the votes to pass this bill later on today. >> president trump has issued a one and done ultimatum saying if the bill fails to pass today, obamacare will remain the law of the land. abc's serena is here now with a
preview of what's coming up next. serena, good morning. >> reporter: forget the art of the deal, this is the art of the repeal for president trump saying it's time to get it done or move on. health care chaos. president trump trying to close the deal with an ultimatum. vote friday or leave obamacare in place. threats came after an expected thursday vote on the bill to repeal and replace rut affordable care act was delayed till today. republican lawmakers gathering for a late night huddle trying to come to an agreement. >> congressman, what's your response that negotiations seem to be over now? >> its unfortunate. >> it's going to pass. >> if it doesn't? >> it's going to pass. >> a lot of passion and emotion. >> reporter: the meeting a last ditch effort by republicans to get the ultraconservative freedom caucus on board. it follows an all out scramble thursday from canceled conferences -- >> mr. speaker, why cancel the meeting? >> reporter: -- to the white wmakers to work it out. president trump was confident they would get it done thursday.
>> today the house is voting to repeal and replace the disaster known aswh obaat happens. it's going to be a very close vote. >> at this point, is there an acknowledgement perhaps there does need to be a plan b if this doesn't happen tonight? >> no, plan a. >> reporter: when they didn't, trump's top aides trekking to the hill with a presidential ultimatum. get it done. lawmakers offering changes to the bill hoping to shore up that magic 216 number needed to pass the house. the concessions to conservatives? revisions to lower premiums with language that gets rid of requirements that insurance companies cover basic health services like maternity care, substance abuse treatment and wellness checkups. while dedicating an additional $15 billion for states to address their own health care needs. those changes making it harder for moderate republicans to support it. on fox news thursday night, sean spicer saying this is it. >> this is the train that's leaving the station. this is the choice we've been waiting for. this is the pledge the people
have made to the american people. >> reporter: paul ryan leaving the late night meeting promising today is the day. >> for 7 1/2 years, we have been will repeal, replace this broken law because it's collapsing and it's failing families. and tomorrow we're proceeding. >> reporter: it is literally do or the bill dies. while republicans may have offered concessions to get the freedom caucus on board, a new quinnipiac poll shows only 17 of -- 17% of americans approve of the legislation. >> we'll keep a very close eye on this. thanks so much for that. turning now to overseas where there are new developments in the terror attack in london that killed five people near parliament including the attacker. >> an isis affiliated news agency claims the group was behind the car and knife attack. the perpetrator identified as a british born 52-year-old. his name khalid masood long known to authorities as an islamic radical with a 20-year record of violent offenses. >> three women and five men have
since been arrested across england on wider terrorism charges and police say a sweep of even more addresses is ongoing. and we're hearing new details this morning about all of the victims including those injured. there are at least 40 of them representing ten nationalities including a american couple from utah. they were celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary. 54-year-old kurt cochran was killed on the bridge, his wife melissa remains hospitalized. a british teacher who was walking across the bridge to pick her daughters up from school was also killed and a 75-year-old man also on the bridge has died now in the hosp. and being hailed as a hero is that police officer who was just inside the gates of parliament, 48-year-old husband and father keith palmer was stabbed multiple times as he tried to stop masood from storming into westminster hall. >> to israel now where police have arrested a 19-year-old in connection with a series of bomb threats against jewish community centers and schools here in the u.s. as well as other countries. the suspect is jewish with dual
citizenship in the u.s. and israel. his lawyer says he has a brain tumor that could affect his behavior. police say the suspect's father may have been aware of the threats or may have been involved himself, but he denies any knowledge or any involvement. young people and lawmakers are expressing concerns over what appears to be an increase in missing teens in washington, d.c. 500 young people have been reported missing in d.c. this year. many of them black and latino. 22 cases are still open. d.c. police chief says a change in the way cases are reported has led to a perceived jump. that explanation, however, didn't stop one teenage girl from getting emotional during a community meeting. > we live our life without somebody trying to put their hands on us. >> the congressional black caucus is asking the justice department to help d.c. police investigate the cases. the group wants to determine whether they're random or if there's an underlying trend here. the arkansas senate voted to
exempt college sports events from a new law allowing concealed handguns on college campuses. the senate bill now moves to the house. the new law which the governor signed into law earlier this week allows concealed firearms at state colleges, government buildings, some bars and the state capitol, all places where that was previously not permitted. >> now to a health alert about cancer and your dna. a new study finds a cancer diagnosis may come down to bad luck. researchers found more than two-thirds of cancer mutations are due to random dna copying errors. even with those findings, they say 42% of cancers could be prevented with improvements to lifestyle and the environment. >> and firefighters in santa monica rushed to the rescue of a little dog that was pulled out of an apartment fire. overcome by heat and stroke, not breathing and without a pulse, well, they didn't give up. they saved his life with cpr and mouth to snout resuscitation.
within 20 minutes, he was breathing and walking again before being taken to a local vet. oh. >> on national puppy day no less. >> i know. >> it's great that it ended that way. hey, so we're celebrating in case you missed it. the united states won its first world baseball classic ever. >> world baseball clack. >> shutting out puerto rico, 8-0. >> unlike the world series where they only play teams from the united states. that's a whole other issue. look who got the parade. puerto rican fans and players celebrated the island's wbc run. the team was a perfect 7-0 before the final. players even dyed their hair blonde in solidarity. >> okay. i guess that's a sign of solidarity. fans did the same thing which led to the island running out of blonde hair dye. >> wait a minute. they had that little amount of blonde hair dye in puerto rico? they need to go to l.a., an endless supply there. good for them. >> exactly. celebrate puerto rico. >> celebrate life.
they had a great season. just because they didn't win the championship doesn't mean they don't deserve to celebrate. >> back here at home i don't think the guys who won, do they even get like a discount at the chick-fil-a? >> need to adopt more of that lifestyle. celebrate everything. coming up, how to save a life. a quick thinking student rushes to the aid of a classmate when he starts choking. > and carrie underwood passing along her love of fitness to her son. taking the child's pose to the next level. >> not to quibble but that's not child pose. >> it isn't? >> that's upward dog. >> you're being a yogi. but first a look at today's forecast. >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by stamps.com. weather, brought to you by stamps an.com. they have businesses to run.
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a high school freshman from lacrosse, wisconsin, is being hailed as a hero for quick thinking that saved the life of a classmate who was choking. ian brown was eating lunch in the cafeteria. his friend will started coughing and motioning for help. they thought he was choking at first until his face started turning color, and that's when he jumped into action there. brown employing the heimlich maneuver four times and in a matter of seconds saving his friend's life. >> i felt thankful. i felt thankful i had ian, a friend there that had the training to do what he did. i'm very, very lucky. i could have went the opposite way. >> wow. brown says that he learned to do the heimlich during a first aid
training class at the local police department. emts say that his technique was absolutely flawless. >> wow. >> great for him to spring into action like that. amazing. republicans and democrats don't agree on much these days but they do agree on one thing, putting an end to those awful robocalls. >> for many people, they rank up there as some of life's great scourges like carbohydrates on the day after thanksgiving. that's that bad. here's rebecca jarvis. >> the fcc cracking down on your biggest complaint. >> hello, this is rachel at card holder services. >> reporter: those unwanted robocalls flooding our land lines and our cell phones, about 2.4 billion of them each month. not only annoying but potentially costly too like this irs phone scam which claims you owe money. >> don't disregard this message and do return the call before we take any action against you. >> reporter: just this week a police officer in eau claire, wisconsin, turning the table on
one of those fake irs agents. >> who would actually be coming to arrest me? is it irs or how do you do that? >> you know we will download your arrest warrant to your local sheriff department. >> reporter: but now, some help on the horizon. regulators moving to let phone companies target and block those calls from ever reaching your phone. and in the meantime, many carriers will already let you block unwanted calls, plus there are apps like nomorobo and mr. number that will help you block those unwanted calls. rebecca jarvis, abc news. new york. >> it won't help with ex girlfriends though. >> probably not. >> when we come back, john mayer isn't over katy perry and wrote a creepy song to prove it. >> it might be sweet and romantic. meanwhile, carrie underwood is showing off her adorable new workout buddy, and that's so much cuter. "the skinny" is coming up next. buddy that's so much cuter. "the skinny" is coming up next.
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all his many publicized paramours was the one who got away. ♪ i still keep your shampoo in my shower in case you want to wash your hair ♪ ♪ and i know that you've probably found yourself some more somewhere but i do not really care ♪ >> it's kind of -- >> that was a little creepy. i tried to defend him about you, >> i kind of liked it. he said relationships, his relationship with perry was really the only one he's had for the past five or six years. >> now as he's approaching his 40th birthday, he's ready to settle down and thinking about kids and he added "i'm right on time with my career but i'm running late for my life." i support it though. >> he's being reflective. >> it's never too late to go back. right or wrong. >> doesn't fit on camera. now to a man who barely does press. >> bob dylan.
>> he sat down for a surprisingly detailed and extensive interview. we're learning some pretty interesting things here. >> did you know he meant old blue eyes frank sinatra, hosted a dinner party in the '90s and turns out sinatra was a friend of "forever young." >> he talked about teaming up with the king, the one and only elvis. elvis didn't show for their session. turns out it was dylan and george harrison who didn't show up. who stands up elvis? >> those are two big people. >> as for more recent artists it turns out the folk singer was a huge amy winehouse fan. of course, she died in 2011 and he said that she was the last real individualist around and he liked her music. what biggy pop iggy pop? like iggy pop, as well? the rock banhonics and imelda may, as well. >> turning now to another artist, beyonce. there's never a bad time for beyonce.
>> the queen is back like to listen to a little beyonce when i work out. sometimes as a mom you have to multitask to get a session in. why not bring your kid along for a workout. >> and listen to beyonce. >> two of my favorite things. >> carrie underwood did that with her son. the 34-year-old posting the video on instagram. whatever works. ♪ >> and i guess there's another set of images out there showing off mom and kids -- oh, there you go. >> aw. >> there you go. now, that's -- >> that is my little bug nina. i'm biased. i think she's the cutest little bug in the world. here's my little bug cruz. >> you prefer cruz. >> he is a mama's boy. >> i follow your instastories. it's clearly like nina is the second child. >> he's the baby. baby gets all the likes, kendis. coming up, our weekly "friday
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>> i have no information that supports those tweets. the department of justice has asked me to share with you that the answer is the same for the department of justice and all its components. >> is the president prepared to withdraw that accusation, apologize to the president? >> we started a hearing. it's still ongoing. >> i have seen intelligence reports that clearly show that the president-elect and his team were i guess at least monitored and disseminated out in intelligence. >> do you feel vindy indicated by chairman nunes? >> i somewhat do. i must tell you i do. >> did your administration wiretap donald trump? >> five or six times. >> the house bill ends the obamacare nightmare and gives health care decisions back to the states and back to the american people. >> i believe the house bill does not accomplish the task in front of us. >> we have no idea where tad
cummins has elizabeth thomas. >> she said, you know, if i'm not back by 6:00, an you need to come find me or call the cops. >> please let us know you're all right and please come home to us. >> while i'm being tied up, i'm like are we going to die? he duct taped my face. he pulled me towards him at like the front of the bed. i thought okay, this is the moment, they're going to rape me. i fully mentally prepped myself. >> i think a lot of women feel pressure to have kids especially when you get engaged and when's the wedding and when are you going to have babies. for me, i don't want that pressure on myself. >> hate seeing another week with another terror attack. it's just the news you never want to hear. >> but it has become the new norm. lightening things up, the cherry blossom festival gets under way this weekend in d.c. beautiful weather for it. 75 degrees. >> don't miss our updates on facebook. check us out. >> this is abc's "world news
making news in america this morning, health care showdown. overnight president trump's aides in closed door meetings hoping to sway republican support. the president giving an ultimatum after the delay. the vote today or obamacare stays. we're live in washington. remembering the victims in the london terror attack. the overnight vigil. new details about the american victim and the last picture of the officer who was stabbed to death taken just moments before the attack. plus, what we're learning about the killer and the missed warning signs. breaking right now, the desperate search to find two children. they were inside a car when it was stolen. the details just in. plus, this -- >> very, very luck y i could have went the opposite way. >> high schoo