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tonight, breaking news. the deadly shooting spree in broad daylight. several people killed. the gunman opening fire in four locations. what the police chief says the suspect was yelling. also developing, the alleged facebook killer. the police chase. and the suspect's final moments. tonight, the worker at mcdonald's. what they told the suspect at the drive-through window to keep him there. president trump's new executive order. buy american, hire american. tonight, our brian ross on how much american they're buying in the new trump hotel. the officer killed in the line of duty. the scene turning deadly as he served an eviction notice. the major medical headline tonight on cholesterol and how to lower your risk of a heart attack. and, the breaking development. former president george h.w. bush is back in the hospital. we have news on his condition.
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good evening. it's great to have you with us on a tuesday night. we begin with the deadly scene in fresno, california. shots fired in several locations. a number of people dead. police hunting down the alleged shooter, what they say he was yelling. and it turns out he was known to police. here's kayna whitworth. >> reporter: tonight, chaotic moments in downtown fresno in broad daylight. >> we're getting reports of multiple gunshots incidents in the downtown area. >> reporter: three people shot and killed after this suspect, 39-year-old kori ali muhammad went on a shooting spree. ou authorities saying it unfolded at 10:30 a.m. this morning.
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16 shots in multiple locations. walking up to a pg and e truck and allegedly shooting the passenger multiple times. then missing, and then firing at another man, killing him. the carnage only ending after he was apprehended. >> as he was taken into custody, he yelled out allahu akbar. >> reporter: and police for now calling the shooting a random act, and scouring his social media accounts. >> we know he has some posts that say he does not like white people and also has expressed
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some anti government sentiments. >> this suspect was already wanted by police? >> reporter: we're learning he's a suspect in the fatal shooting in a motel 6 worker last week. david? >> thank you. we're also following major developments today in the national manhunt for the suspect who authorities say posted his killing on facebook. authorities put out the alert after steve stephens allegedly argume targeted this elderly man on the street. and what kept him at the drive-through longer. alex perez with how this ended. >> reporter: tonight, the nationwide manhunt for steve stephens coming to an end.
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just after 11:00 a.m., police get a tip from an employee at mcdonald's in erie, pennsylvania. stephens ordered chicken mcnuggets and fries. the employee tried to stall him. >> told him it was going to be a minute for fries. he didn't want to wait, headed back out on to buffalo road. >> reporter: the place on his tail, the chase lasting two miles. then cops performing a so-called pit maneuver to stop his car. >> at that time, stephens used a handgun to take his own life. >> reporter: the suspect now dead, all after he posted this chilling video to facebook sh showing stepasho showing stephens approaching
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74-year-old robert godwin and shooting him. >> listen to me. >> he's laying there. >> what's your address? >> oh, lord have mercy. oh, my god. >> reporter: the video was on facebook for more than two hours before it was removed. >> we have a lot of work, and will keep doing all we can to stop tragedies like this from happening. >> reporter: tonight, for his partner, no relief. >> he's gone. >> difficult for that family. alex, we heard mark zuckerberg say, we have a lot to do. facebook relies on users to notice and then alert them? >> reporter: that's right. they do, and one of the things facebook wants to do now is develop technology to flag
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videos much faster. >> thank you. we turn to another headline involving former president george h.w. bush. let's get right to cecilia vega with news on the former president's condition. >> reporter: we're hearing this is a case of mild pneumonia. a spokesman tells us he was admitted on friday due to a persistent cough. just a week ago, bill clinton posted this picture showing them together. but president bush is back in the same hospital he was in, in january. david, we're told he's doing fine, and being held for further observation until he regains his strength. >> thank you. president trump signing a
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new order, the buy american and hire american initiative. focusing on what the government buys and who it hires. but tonight, ryan ross asks, what about the president, when it comes to buying american. take, for example, what brian discovered in the new trump hotel. >> reporter: before a cheering crowd at a wisconsin factory today, the president signed an executive order to tighten requirements that federal agencies buy american. >> the policy of our government is to aggressively promote and use american-made goods. >> reporter: but it's a concept that donald trump as a shrewd businessman regularly ignored, including at his new crown jewel, the hotel he opened in washington. >> welcome to my room, 445, which is a king deluxe. when i checked in right after the election, the room was full of nonamerican-made products. here in the marble and gold bathroom, the soap is made in canada. the towels were made in india. this fancy bathrobe, it's made
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in china. >> reporter: trump has long tried to laugh off the fact that so many of his branded products were not manufactured in the usa. >> where are the shirts made? bangladesh. >> well, that's good, we employ people in bangladesh. >> reporter: as a candidate, trump claimed to david muir he couldn't find american companies to make the products he needed. >> the trump ties are made in china, the trump suits in mexico, trump furniture in turkey, trump barware in slovenia. >> it's true. and you know why? because they devalue their currencies and they make it impossible for companies to compete. >> reporter: he no longer accuses china of currency manipulation, but making products overseas runs in the family. factories in china turn out shoes, handbags and clothing for the fashion line owned by ivanka trump. shipments from china for her company more than doubled in the last year, according to the associated press. now, as an official white house adviser, the president's daughter says she has put her company into a family trust. >> i have no involvement in its
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management, in its oversight. >> reporter: she also promised to step aside from any issue that could create conflict. but in her new role, the lines can become blurred. just last week, on the same day she was at dinner with the chinese president at mar-a-lago, the chinese government granted her company three new trademarks to sell her products there. the visit included this charming moment. her 5-year-old daughter, arabella, singing a traditional chinese song in mandarin to president xi. it was an encore performance of an earlier video that had already gone viral in china, posted by her mother, and played more than 2 million times. certainly not bad for the ivanka trump brand. >> brian with us here tonight. brian, ivanka trump insists there was no reason to recuse herself from the meeting with the chinese president? >> yes, her lawyer says federal
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ethics rules did not require her to step away. and in the future, she will recuse herself when it's determined there is a conflict. and next, a special election in georgia. republicans have held this house seat since 1979. several candidates now running. millions of dollars have flooded into the race from around the country to help a little-known democrat. but republicans say they will win this. here's steve osunsami. >> reporter: people on the blue team, praying that the special election turns into a revenge vote against president trump. carrying all that weight on his shoulders, john ossoff. finding himself leading in the
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polls in a crowded field that includes 11 republicans. the seat is wildly important to the president, who barely won it in november, and raged on tw twitter. this recorded message hit telephones today. >> liberal democrats spending millions and millions of dollars trying to take your congressional seat away from you. don't let them do that. >> reporter: karen handle is one of the top republicans hoping to make a runoff in june. >> i think the number one state is california, and i would argue that hollywood values don't align all that well with his values. >> reporter: a lot being made
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tonight that ossoff doesn't live in the district. clearly, in tonight's results, both sides will be keeping score. david? >> thank you. in the meantime, the stern warning from the head of homeland security. saying america is a nation under attack in an address, laying out his vision for the department. his concerns range from homegrown terror and drug trafficking. overseas tonight, vice president mike pence talking tough on north korea, saying the united states will not relent until the north korea nuclear problem is gone. and hawaii now reviewing their emergency plans. matt gutman is in south korea. >> reporter: mike pence touring
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a buddhist temple, but also trying to reassure allies about the north korean nuclear threat. >> we will not rest until we achieve a denuclearized north korean peninsula. >> reporter: north korea tried to test a missile on saturday, but it blew up within seconds. >> the north korean leader tried to provoke something by launching a missile. >> reporter: and the burning question, did the u.s. hack that test? >> i don't want to comment on it. >> what happens in north korea launches another missile? >> we'll find out. >> reporter: in hawaii, new emergency plans in the works in case of an unlikely attack. and the massive aircraft carrier
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group, steaming towards the region, should be here in about a week. >> matt, thank you. from the pentagon, news of an air force intercept of russian bombers. two american f-22s scrambling out of an air base, the bombers then flying away. it's the first interception of russian aircraft off thewestern u.s. in nearly two years. there's still much more ahead on "world news tonight" this friday. the officer killed in the line of duty. the scene turning deadly as he served an eviction notice. the house explosion, the blast leveling the home. and they say, get ready for a close call in space. the huge asteroid, about to do a fly-by next to earth. how close will it get? back in a moment.
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"america strong," the young woman who took what she learned on the field, and set out to win another battle. the story of victoria graham of manchester, maryland, is about far more than what you see in that mirror. >> i was living my dream. i was going to school and playing at that point two different sports. >> reporter: diagnosed at 13 with ehlers-danlos syndrome, a condition that weakens joints, skin and blood vessels. >> suddenly, i was having brain and spinal surgeries. >> reporter: that neck brace she was wearing? it was helping to hold her brain steady. her spine was fused. ten surgeries, leaving her with a 25-inch scar. 31 daily medications. >> so it goes into two kind of weeklong containers. >> reporter: but finding
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inner strength, she wanted to compete in a different way. in a beauty pageant. >> when i first decided to do a pageant it was to cross it off a bucket list. >> reporter: she knew her scars would be seen by all. >> our new miss frostburg 2017 is victoria graham! >> reporter: but for victoria, the contest wasn't just about winning. >> when i'm onstage, i'm not the disabled girl. i'm not the sick girl. i'm contestant number three and they see me for that. it's almost like i'm free. >> reporter: now using that crown to bring hope to children with their own battles. >> my favorite part is the look on the child's face when they see this girl in a crown and sash and i'm able to say, hey, i'm actually just like you. >> helping so many others. i'm david muir. i hope to see you right back here tomorrow. good night. in the middle of a storm destiny struck. did may imagine april showers bringing her fashionable, flowers at such a sunny price? never
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this is "jeopardy!" please welcome today's contestants -- an economist from berkeley, california... a writer and stay-at-home mom from cumming, georgia... and our returning champion, a loan coordinator from chicago, illinois... ...whose 1-day cash winnings total... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thank you, johnny. thank you, ladies and gentlemen. welcome, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] he didn't get the final jeopardy right on yesterday's program, but not to worry. he had an insurmountable lead going into final jeopardy! and that's why jamie's back with us today. kimberly and ani, welcome also. let's go to work.

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