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this morning on "world news now" -- tropical threat. evacuation orders are up this morning as tropical storm debby moves towards shore. >> the mounting damage already as debby churns in the gulf. it is monday, june 25th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." happy monday, everybody. happy monday to you. good to have you back here, john. >> good to be back. >> surprise you'd showed up again. >> really? >> yeah. >> no, actually -- i actually love the show. it's fun. believe it or not. >> great fans. >> sleep is overrated. >> good morning monday morning, i'm paula faris. >> i'm john muller in for rob nelson. we're going to get right to our
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coverage of tropical storm debby in a moment. and then history being made in egypt, a brand-new president and victory being celebrated in the streets. >> mohamed morsi. correct? >> that's right. >> we are debating -- morsi morsi? it's morsi. something the police and paramedics don't see every day. a teenager with his arm stuck in a vending machine. >> oops. >> yeah, not only was this guy in deep trouble. he needed a delicate rescue. >> being caught red-handed. >> oh, yeah, probably going for a mountain dew. >> out of central casting. hat, skateboard. that was something. later this half hour, a creepy crime trend taking place from coast to coast. peeping toms using cell phones to take dirty pictures of people in public. how you can protect yourself. we'll have that. >> really? >> yes, i worked on the story. you'll see, it's unbelievable. in the old days your father's peeping tom was some guy in the bushes at the window. now anybody with a cell phone. there's a ton of people out there. got to be careful. >> feel violated. >> creepy.
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don't get it on any level. first, the killer storm, closing in on the gulf coast. tropical storm debby is inching along at a snail's pace, unloading drenching rain and powerful twisters blamed for at least one death. >> debby packing 60-mile-an-hour winds this morning. it's at a virtual standstill, about 100 miles south-southwest at the florida panhandle. our coverage begins now with abc's ginger zee. >> reporter: cars smashed. beaches eroded. cities inundated. tropical storm debby is already making a name for itself this weekend. >> our weather this weekend is still all about debby. >> now, tropical storm debby -- >> the latest on tropical storm debby. >> reporter: sarasota, florida got a taste of the slow-moving mess in the gulf, a soaking of rain, flooded road after road made a sunday drive nearly impossible. and from the shore, that rough surf and dark skies, a sign of what's ahead. several tornados have already been reported in south florida. high winds, tossing trees. >> just a big boom.
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>> guys, guys, guys -- move back! >> reporter: huge branches still crashing to the ground as cameras rolled on the clean-up. this weekend oil companies scrambled to get their workers off the rigs and platforms in the gulf suspending 8% of production. and in louisiana, where the memory of katrina is never far from mind, officials have already declared a state of emergency. the race is on to shore up the levees. the track of debby now going almost due north, slightly northeast. it is moving very slowly. it will not make landfall likely until late wednesday night into early thursday. and looks to stay a tropical storm. ginger zee, abc news, new york. >> all right, now we'll check in with accu-weather, tropical storm debby edges towards shore. >> meteorologist jim dickey brings us the latest storm track. good morning, jim. >> reporter: good morning, paula and john, tropical storm debby, a slow-moving storm. nearly stationary off the coast of florida here.
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this after producing torrential rainfall yesterday. the tampa area, over a foot of rain in some spots. that is leading to widespread very severe flooding here. and will only continue as we head through the day. now, we are expecting landfall late tonight, early tomorrow morning in the apalachicola area there. this storm, slowly northeastward. moves out to sea through midweek. paula and john. back to you. >> all right. >> looks like that fatality death, the toll, went up to two. they were searching for a swimmer off the coast of orange beach, alabama. called off the search. he apparently got caught in the dangerous surf, sunday. tried. he was 125 yards off the beach. >> and everybody wants to go to the beach to watch, an impressive show. please, don't go in. >> and a child was found sunday, in a home in florida, that child is being treated at the hospital. but evacuation shelters are open for residents. and just be safe. >> absolutely. >> try to stay away from the water. get some place safe. >> let's talk about the monday forecast. severe storms on the east coast, hail and gusty winds around
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boston, new york, philly, d.c. rain rapid city to kansas city. showers in the northwest. scorching heat, denver to dallas. >> triple digits in phoenix. colorado springs and dallas. 80s in the middle of the country. 70s in the northeast. all right. high temperatures creating a dangerous threat in the west, feeding a major wildfire near colorado springs that has already forced more than 11,000 people from their homes. the blaze erupted saturday and grew to more than 3 square miles yesterday. the fire is one of eight burning in colorado ahead of the fourth of july vacation. but state wide ban on open fires and fireworks have been in place for more than a week. two new york area airports evacuated over the weekend. because of security issues. last night a terminal at la guardia was briefly emptied after a small electrical fire. on saturday, a terminal at kennedy airport was evacuated. for about would hours after a metal detector malfunctioned at a security checkpoint. later this morning emergency crews are expected to enter an unstable collapsed mall in northern ontario, canada. at least one person is feared
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dead. and more than 20 suffered minor injuries in saturday's collapse. a section of the malls, you are looking at, served as a parking area, crumbled down two floors into an area near the mall's food court leaving behind a 40 x 80-foot hole. and it's a new era in egypt with some challenging questions for the president-elect. mohamed morsi declared the winner of egypt's first free presidential election to the delight of supporters in cairo. morsi faces a struggle for power with egypt's military rulers. last week they basically stripped the president's office of most of its major powers. this morning could mark a turning point in the presidential race. the nation's highest court expected to rule as soon as today on the president's health care reform. >> one of several factors which could easily sway this very close race. with more we are joined by abc's rick klein in washington. hi, rick. >> reporter: in this remarkably steady presidential race, little things can matter a great deal. we are about to see some very big things in this campaign. the plunging gas prices for
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example that will probably benefit president obama in this re-election effort. meanwhile waiting on the supreme court to hold down its much anticipated ruling on the obama health care law, either vindicate or repudiate the signature initiative of president obama's term. we could see a situation after all the stability, one candidate or the other begins to nose ahead. mitt romney tried to make a statement of his own this weekend. gathering his top supporters and donors in utah, about 700 of them in total. this was basically saying to the entire country, republicans are fired up and ready to go. one in particular a star, condi rice, former bush secretary of state, the message to all was the romney campaign are ready to flex muscle taking on president obama. rick klein, abc news, washington. >> thanks, rick. >> condoleezza rice, john mccain, his fund-raising campaign, you consider. >> a machine. >> -- a machine, but compared to obama. he is outperforming obama. obama was a machine and record setting. >> absolutely, when you think about obama and mccain last time around. mccain's campaign was
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shoestringing it. he is going against somebody that may have more of a well oiled machine, well-funded machine than the obama campaign. they set all kinds of records. >> what donors love, to be wined and dined. i was reading who ever is, overseeing all of the donors and fund-raising, their policy is to get back -- romney's policy is to get back with all of the donees and their questions within a 24-year-old policy. can you imagine? send any question. go back with them. real quick, both obama, and romney will be competing for this new number, a new ap poll came out. said that 25% of u.s. voters are persuadable. have not made up their mind. >> yes, that's amazing. >> a lot. >> 25%. very interesting election. >> yes it will. hang on to your seat. >> better believe it. and a big settlement from the ponzi scheme of bernie madoff. clients of one hedge fund manager who invested with madoff will receive $405 million in a deal worked out by the new york attorney general. most of the clients are new york
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residents or charitable groups, will get 40% of their losses up to $5 million. teenager near san diego in trouble all because of emergency situation that was caused when he tried to steal a soda. check it out. 17-year-old reaching into the machine, tried to get a soda for free. think i did that once as a kid. his arm got stuck in the machine up to his shoulder. mine didn't, fortunately, and it took an hour to complete this rescue operation. >> we ended up, initially thought if we could get somebody that had a key that would be able to open the door and access the machine and do very little damage. but, nobody, nobody had the key. available to respond. so we ended up using forcible entry tools. >> medics checked him out. police took him into custody. he's facing charges of petty theft. i've got a hunch he won't try doing that again. >> admittedly, i have gone after a vending machine. only after i paid. >> yes, i have done that.
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>> and cheeto's were happening in the balance. >> my snickers. hoping nobody is looking. it's on the precipice. trying to get it to fall. i did not succeed in that. >> did you? >> never did. i'm still mad. >> so am i. hats off to runners in the green bay area who got out for great causes. the 23rd annual beer belly race. of course it was. because the it was in wisconsin. i love it. plenty of folks look like they're in decent shape. >> one inspirational participant, joel ebb bert, who lost his leg to cancer, wanted to raise $1,900 for children's cancer charity. he wound up raising a lot more. >> good for him. all of the money raised by participants goes to four area charities. everyone seemed to enjoy taking part. good for them. >> where are the beer bellies? not so bad. >> no, come on, it's wisconsin. doesn't mean they're just eating cheese and beer. >> cheese, beer and sausages. >> i love wisconsin so beautiful. >> i've never been. i have to go. >> beautiful.
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skies are gorgeous. open sky. stars everywhere. >> on the to do list. coming up -- electric cars are all the rage. are they worth the cost? >> and a new generation of peeping toms using cell phones to make your privates public. you're watching "world news now." ♪ girls on film ♪ girls on film you're watching "world news now." ♪ girls on film ♪ girls on film ♪ girls on film
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♪ ♪ girls on film ♪ girls on film i remember growing up, my parents were like close the drapes before you change. but this is a whole new level. whole new generation. >> everywhere you go pretty much. >> this is an intrusive crime, we're talking about peeping toms who take advantage of women with the tiny cell phone cameras. >> the men are snapping pictures and video under dressing room doors, up skirts, aisles of stores, and some you will see mess with the wrong women. >> reporter: it's disturbing to
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even watch, an 18-year-old at a michigan target stalking the aisles looking for unsuspecting women. watch as he brazenly walks up, slips his cell phone under a skirt and captures the video. >> that's pretty disgusting. >> pretty creepy and disgusting. >> reporter: creepy, disgusting all too common. last week this man arrested using his cell phone to video women in a mall restroom. three weeks ago, this guy busts for using his phone to snap pictures of a 12-year-old in a target dressing room in north carolina. last month, another peeping tom got more than he bargained for when he slid a camera under the stall of a dressing room where this woman was trying things on. >> busted out of the dressing room door got in his face, started screaming at him. then i got him and definitely pushed him and so he went down. >> reporter: police charged the 21-year-old peeping tom with voyeurism and disorderly
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conduct. >> he had done this at numerous other times. >> reporter: and then there's the even more bizarre, last year, a colorado man busted for using a camera hidden inside his shoe to videotape up women's skirts. at least ten different women violated. the suspect getting two years in jail. >> not the best view. and certainly is very disgusting. >> reporter: the first peeping tom we showed you at the michigan target, a group of women shoppers who caught on chased him out of the store and called 911. he is now under arrest. >> probably chased him out and beat him with their handbags. >> chased him out. you know, criminals. doesn't really matter what they do. the one thing the experts say they respond to being embarrassed. so if it happens, just yell and scream and take out your phone and take a picture of them so you can show the cops. >> i love the ohio woman. the target store. >> yeah, she let him have it, man. >> beat him up. >> grabbed his hand under the stall. got out and let him have it. he went down. >> go mama bear. that may be my style if that ever happens. i always get freaked out in a restroom.
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>> for good reason. >> or dressing room. >> look around. >> good. i will do that from here on out. coming up, trading the gas pump for an extension cord. >> yes, celebrity endorsed, the hot new family car on the market. you're watching "world news now." >> and it is hot. endorsed, the hot new family car on the market. you're watching "world news now." >> and it is hot.
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a flashback this morning. a new hot car hitting american highways and it's electric. >> not my minivan. >> you have a minivan really? >> i do. >> wow, faris family. >> this does 0 to 60 in six seconds. and can go 300 miles. before needing to be recharged. >> not bad, but factoring in the car cost and your electric bill, is it worth it?
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abc's john schriffen takes a look. >> reporter: meet the hottest new family car on the market. it hit the road this weekend in style. the only luxury electric sedan available in the u.s. going 0 to 60 in a matter of seconds and also very practical. >> five adults plus two children in it. i can probably get 2, 3 cents a mile cost effective driving the vehicle. >> reporter: more than 10,000 had already been ordered with the first ten delivered this weekend. we decided to check it out at a new york show room where hundreds of people have already come in. i am 6'4", i feel like there is a lot of room in here. this could be like an suv. i kind of like it. >> for me, full charge under $8. and that gives me approximately 300 miles. comparable to gasoline or combustion engine, looking at six, seven times that out. >> reporter: the savings will offset the $279 your electricity bill will see every year. if that is not enough to sell the speed demon in your family this car can get up to 130 miles
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an hour. >> it is like a sports car. having the best of both worlds. you have a family. when the family's in the car, you, of course, have to be responsible. when they're not there you can, you know. >> exactly. >> so you are probably wondering how much this car costs? well, after a $7,500 tax credit, the price ranges from just under $50,000 to about $100,000, depending on the battery size and options you choose. but this car is so popular if you order one soon it will be delivered in about a year. john schriffen, abc news, new york. >> good looking car, right? >> that's good news for them. they lost $1 billion selling this because they marketed it to the likes of george clooney and hollywood. now they're hoping that peons like us can't afford it. >> luxury sports car, that one. >> yeah, they will actually start buying them. >> are you a good driver? >> i'm a pretty good driver, actually.
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hey, insomniacs, you are watching "world news now"! >> sleep is overrated. ♪ ♪ >> and probably a good time to ask for a raise. our mother company doing well. $66.7 million for opening weekend of "brave" domestically. $80.2 million worldwide. >> quite an opening. you saw the movie, right? >> i saw it twice. >> you saw it twice? >> twice. so nice i will see it thrice. >> now that you know the plot, fill us in -- what is it about?
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>> okay, so here's basically what it's about. i'm going to give you the reader's digest" version. a very independent princess finds out that her mother, the king and queen, are going to bring in the suitors from the land and they're going to challenge one another and compete for the right to her hand in marriage. she wants to change her fate. she is very independent, loves archery, like the typical little independent girl. not a princess at all. the scene you are seeing now is the mother and father. king and queen discussing meredith's independent, she's not having any of what her parents are laying out for her. in the future. so, she tries to change her fate. that's where it goes deep into the story. i don't want to give everything away. >> okay. we have some "world news now" team to get some reaction from their kids. here's what some of those kids had to say. >> i like when brave was a little girl and she was pretty. >> it is a very funny movie. and you should always listen to your mother.
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because you never know if she'll turn into a bear. you will have to see the movie to figure out what that means. >> and i like when he said "feast your eyes." and when -- um. >> how many stars do you give it? >> five. >> five stars? >> uh-huh. >> adorable kids. >> how cute. >> i love that josh, who is the son of one of our production associates, upstairs, liz, he had the hiccups throughout it. jessica is like always listen to your mother. or you will -- >> or you will turn into a what? >> a bear. see it to find out. reviews, l.a. times holding to a higher standard. it has much to recommend falls short of the standard pixar set. >> i thought visually in terms of pixar. thought it was scary at times. >> you mentioned that some of the scenes are kind of intense. >> but 74% from rotten tomatoes. >> kids. >> fantastic. >> thank you for watching everybody. et
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this morning on "world news now" -- dangerous debby, the tropical storm churning around the gulf, sending downpours and tornadoes to shore. >> why the track could mean agony in florida and the gulf region. it's monday, june 25th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." okay, paula. good morning, everybody. i'm john muller in for rob nelson. >> i'm paula faris with a hydration problem. >> there you go, but you're on the way to recovery. >> we will show you debby's damage and the latest forecast in just a moment. and the threat from mother nature, the wildfires in colorado and the dangerously dry conditions why firefighters and colorado's governor are taking
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no chances. there is eight wildfires, colorado.fires burning i right now half of the nation's fire fighting force is actually descending upon colorado to try to get this out. >> wow. all right, also this morning, outrage on the playground. teachers and school staff who refuse to put sunscreen on children even when they're obviously burning up. why some parents are burning mad. >> very, very controversial there. and later, what would alex trebek's health in jeopardy. the game show host goes to the hospital. and an update on his condition all coming up in "the skinny." all right. but first, the deadly tropical storm menacing the gulf coast from florida to louisiana. >> tropical storm debby has the yet to make landfall. it has spawned several tornados like this one captured on cell phone video near naples, florida. another twister hitting a home near tampa, killing a woman and injuring a child in that home. debby is now centered 100 miles from the florida panhandle with wind moving at 60 miles an hour. and tropical storm warnings posted from mississippi to north florida.
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abc's ginger zee begins our coverage. >> reporter: tropical storm debby has made her mark on florida and other parts of the gulf states, hasn't made landfall and won't until late wednesday into thursday. but look at this video. we are already beginning to see the rough surf. and people just watching those skies, hoping for the best. but expecting the worst. as debby makes its slow track to the north at 3 miles an hour. it is going to take its sweet time. now tornados, several, reported in florida. and inches, even a half a foot of rain around tampa just on sunday alone. >> i'm glad that none of my boys were in front room for one thing. because there is actual branches in that room. >> reporter: it was not just the rainfall but also the strong winds and some tornados that really started to knock down trees and get people anxious about debby. >> it was just raining, normal, steady rain. and then just -- just like flipping a switch on the wall. the wind just picked up and just all of the trees were turned sideways. and debris was flying through the air.
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>> reporter: at least 1.5 million people are now inside the tropical storm warning zone. ginger zee, abc news, new york. >> all right. let's take a look and see who is in the danger zone from accu-weather. we'll get the latest. >> meteorologist jim dickey is tracking tropical storm debby's every move, good morning, jim. >> reporter: good morning, paula and john. tropical storm debby nearly stationary off the coast of florida produced torrential rainfall along western florida, tampa area, as many spots a foot of rain. only the beginning. we will see strong, gusty wind through the day as well. waves, 8 to 15 feet. this storm very slow-moving. and expected to make landfall late tonight early tomorrow morning around the apalachicola area. the main threat from the storm appears to be flooding. 4 to 8 additional inches of rainfall likely through the day today. paula, john, back to you. >> at least the folks have some time. actually to heed the warnings and prepare. but there are shelters set up. and so far, right now, two fatalities. >> that's right.
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all right. let's take a look at the weather elsewhere as well. stormy along the east coast, with hail and dangerous winds, new england to d.c. as far south as the carolinas. light rain from south dakota into nebraska and kansas. showers from seattle to northern california. more record highs from texas to colorado. >> triple digits in phoenix and colorado springs. just 60s in the northwest. 80s from fargo to chicago. and baltimore. well, storm debris in another corner of the country is still being cleaned up. hundreds of volunteers spent their weekend at a flood-damaged minnesota zoo. the worst flood in duluth history deluged the city's lake superior. a dozen animals and barnyard exhibit were killed. a polar bear and two harbor seals escaped. the zoo's director is grateful for all of the help. >> it's humbling. and it's -- it is almost unbelievable at first. even though you see it, you still can't believe it. >> they're hoping to have the zoo open again by july 4th. a nice bit of irony there.
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now, those wildfires that are raging out west, at least 250 homes have now been destroyed by a fire burning in the northern part of the state for two weeks. thousands of residents and tourists have evacuated ahead of another fire. abc's david muir has details. >> reporter: look at the time-lapse of the orange blaze on the horizon showing one of the devastating fires in colorado where firefighters are now losing ground. less than half of this fire under control. it's right outside fort collins, colorado, and it has already destroyed at least 191 homes. that blaze now the largest and most expensive in colorado history. the newest fire is near colorado springs. and it shows just how quickly these flames can spread. with conditions right now providing the perfect fuel. the fire in waldo canyon, started burning 24 hours ago and it swept across 2,000 acres, charring land and sending neighbors fleeing. thousands of homes have been evacuated, 11,000 people told to leave. one husband said it was minutes
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after he learned a voluntary evacuations when suddenly he was told that changed. >> ten minutes after that he came back and said it is mandatory. i called my wife to come home from work. they let her go so she could talk us out of here. >> reporter: a team of 400 firefighters and emergency workers at the one fire. more on their way into colorado springs. with so many families now on their way out. >> what do we take? you know in case our house burns down? it's really hard. >> the situation is so volatile. what's most concerning about the waldo canyon fire down here, the number of homes we see being at risk. >> reporter: david muir, abc news, new york. >> i feel for the people, so much they have no control. hoping and praying at this point. >> now there is eight wildfires burning in colorado alone. 248 homes destroyed by far the most that have ever burned in the state's history. but it's the worst wildfire in a decade as well. as we mentioned earlier, half of the nation's fire fighting fleet is now, has now been delegated
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to battling these, all of these fires. eight fires in colorado to try to get them contained. they think there is 45% containment. >> my goodness. all right, lots of serious questions being asked why part of the shopping mall collapsed over the weekend in northern ontario, canada. at least one person is feared dead. more than 20 were injured in saturday's collapse. emergency crews have stayed out of the structure because it has been considered unstable and they're expected to enter this morning. and a section of the mall's roof crumbled. left behind a 40 x 80-foot hole there. as the new era begins, egypt's newly elected president is supposed to meet with the country's powerful military council today. mohamed morsi, the winner of egypt's first free presidential election in cairo, but it is unclear whether he will enter into a power-sharing agreement with the military which basically stripped the president's office of most of its power just last week. the supreme court could release two major rulings as early today.
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scombrutszs are expected to decide whether president obama's health care reform is constitutional and the court is considering whether arizona's immigration law is legal and requires police officers to verify a person's immigration status during routine stops. gay pride on display across the nation, hundreds of thousands of gays, lesbians marched. the crowds were exuberant in new york where parade goers were toasting the anniversary of the state's same-sex marriage law. singer cyndi lauper was the grand marshal, the mayor, the police commissioner and governor were celebrating. it's that time of the day. our monday morning together. our favorite story of the day. >> it is an animal story only our own rob nelson could love. we'll make sure we tivo this and give it to him. for posterity. check out the little cub bear. >> cool. >> who seems hopelessly stranded in a garage. on a door support. >> and somewhat amazingly, completely without explanation, mama bear seems to open the door, holding it up with one hand.
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>> you're kidding me. >> the doors are so heavy. i tried this. ultimately the little one gets resourceful and uses a lady to climb down to safety. >> and somebody is filming this, keep in mind. somebody's in the garage saying what in the world is going on? >> who are these people. i hope they're behind something. have you ever tried to lift a garage door, when the power goes out. i tried to get out to my garage and open it. i have 3 inches off the ground. it must be hundreds of pounds. the mom is doing it with one arm. >> one arm. great video there. strength of a mama. your kid is in trouble. super strength. >> would you get out already? quit carrying on. >> quit monkeying around. new york's notorious soup nazi gets in legal hot water. why some parents are burning mad over school policies that involve their kids and sunscreen. you are watching "world news now." ♪ i'm going to soak up the sun
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♪ i am going to soak up the sun ♪ ♪ i am going to soak up the sun ♪ i want to soak up a whole lot of sun. >> little too much, right. >> this summer kids are extremely susceptible to getting sun burns. two girls on a recent school field trip were so severely sun burned afterwards that the mother rushed them to the hospital. >> surprisingly taking sunscreen to school is illegal in most states. abc's tanya rivero explains. >> reporter: severely sunburned at school, 11-year-old violet and 9-year-old zoe came home from five hours in the blazing sun at field day, so burned their mother rushed them to the hospital. jesse mishner says teachers are
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allowed to apply sunscreen on themselves but kids are forbidden. they aren't even allowed to bring it to school. >> they couldn't even reapply without a doctor's note. they couldn't carry that in their backpacks that if couldn't do something as simple as wear a hat, hats are not allowed at school. >> reporter: this tacoma school district is not alone. in banning sunscreen because the fda regulates sunscreen as an over-the-counter drug, many states don't allow it without a doctor's note. >> because so many additives in lotions and sunscreens cause allergic reaction in children we have to really monitor that. >> reporter: it is a policy that baffles doctors. >> it's not like a peanut allergy or something where there is going to be respiratory problems. >> reporter: and seems to contradict federal regulations that teachers promote sunscreen use in school. >> i can't see any justification for any school to tell a child they're not allowed to apply sunscreen to protect themselves from the harmful uv rays that the we know can cause skin cancer. there is no reason for it. >> reporter: with summer camp season now here, parents need to
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check the sunscreen policy at each individual camp as it does vary considerably. doctors recommend that kids apply an spf 30, full spectrum sunscreen every two to three hours in the sun. tanya rivero, abc news, new york. all right. let's talk about our facebook question of the day. that's it. should state and local governments reconsider the bans on sunscreens in schools. go to and let us know what you think. >> i had honestly no idea that those rules were in place. >> some of the bans go too far. what happened to common sense, right? >> and especially in this situation. these girls had a condition which they were born with which accelerated their skin -- it's accelerated when they're in the skin. and it basically gives -- color, i don't know it's -- a condition present at birth, characterized by a lack of pigment. something that is aggravated in the sun. you made a good point. why not -- if they can't put the sunscreen on --
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>> -- get them out of the sun. there's a novel idea. put them in the shade. maybe sit in an air conditioned car or something. just to ignore the, leave them out in the sun is crazy. >> even if they would have applied it before they want to school, they usually have to reapply it within two to three hours so that would not even mattered. >> let us know what you think. >> common sense, people. >> would be a good thing. >> yes. coming up, alex trebek has questions. and the doctors have some answers. >> what embarrassed justin bieber on late night tv. >> he looked embarrassed. >> yes, he did. doctors have answers. >> what embarrassed justin bieber on late night tv. >> he looked embarrassnenenenene
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♪ skinny ♪ ♪ so skinny skinny ♪ ♪ so skinny time for "the skinny." we start out with alex trebek, the host of "jeopardy!." he had a mild heart attack saturday. 71 years old. rushed to the hospital. he is doing okay. apparently the second one that he has had, relatively recently. he had one back in december 2007. he does turn 72 on july 2nd. good news, said to be mild. expected to make a full recovery and back on "jeopardy!" according to producers when
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production begins taping in july. coming very close. he is doing well. happy to hear that. okay. so justin bieber does have a flaw. we know that he is an amazing singer. and songwriter. don't really know much about art history. okay? >> yeah. >> here he is with david letterman. got to set this up a little bit. he just got a new tattoo that said "believe." going back and forth with david letterman. letterman not a fan of the tattoos. when he started berating them. i only have a couple. then bieber tells him. hey, hey, hey. this is brand new, grandpas. and so, this is -- david letterman's reaction to him. saying, hey, let's tone it down with tattoos. >> do me a favor. don't go nuts, you know what i mean. >> no, i won't. >> more and more the mural, the sistine chapel, and it's too much. >> i'm not going for the sixteenth chapel. [ laughter ] >> canadian high school. [ laughter ] >> oh, look at that. >> that is a look of fear.
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i said something dumb. i don't know what i said. >> yeah, he's like, i have no idea. it's the sistine chapel. >> would assume you would have learned that even in canada. >> pick it up on "spongebob." >> little embarrassing. >> he looked like. >> i know they're laughing at me. >> hey, dave. >> he is not going for the sixteenth chapel. >> thinking of 16-year-old girls. >> how old is he? >> 19. >> okay. >> 18. >> 18. >> mary cheney. >> 16? he is 16? >> he is not 16. let's talk about mary cheney, the daughter of former vice president dick cheney. getting married to her partner, openly gay couple. tying the knot in washington, d.c. friday. they're happy to announce. heather and i legally married at least in d.c. 20 years to the
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day after our first date. she told friends they're very happy. that her father dick cheney, said they're delighted. they were able to take advantage of the opportunity to have their relationship recognized. a lot of people might not suspect this, but dick cheney is on record as supporting gay marriage. >> got to be supportive of your daughter too, especially. >> okay. what are the most stressful things for a woman in the public eye like jessica simpson, is getting rid of all the weight because of public scrutiny. she signed this multimillion dollar deal to lose the weight with weight watchers. $4 million. has to lose 50 pounds in five months. she is reportedly freaking out about it. stressing out. surprisingly. she wants to get down to 130 pounds. you know her reported weight at her largest was 210. that's 80 pounds. >> that is amazing. >> that's a lot of weight to get off. she has been working out five
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days a week. but she is having a hard time leaving her little daughter's side which is understandable. >> ten pounds a month. can you do it? >> if i have a celebrity trainer, cook. >> $4 million at the end. >> i'll do what i have to do. >> we'd disappear if we lost 50 pound i think. >> we'll be right back. ♪ >> the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs. call today to request a free decision guide to help you better understand what medicare is all about. and which aarp medicare supplement plan works best for you. with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients... plus, there are no networks, and you'll never need a referral to see a specialist.
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[ "seinfeld" music playing ] how can you forget the soup nazi from "seinfeld." >> no soup for you! >> that's good. that's very good. >> i'm from new york. >> the real guy, not this guy, the real guy the character was based on ills the focus of a multimillion dollar lawsuit. >> in his stores which linsey davis shows us it could mean no soup for you! >> reporter: seinfeld made him famous. >> you want bread?
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>> yes. >> $3. [ laughter ] >> reporter: the portrayal of his unsavory behavior made him infamous. >> no soup for you! >> reporter: now a legal dispute is threatening to put the retail chain created a al yeganeh the real life soup nazi on simmer. >> no more soup for you. >> reporter: it is not a fictitious character threatening to stir up the pot now. creditors of a bankrupt company, soup kitchen international or s.k.i. are steaming saying they were outen the back burner after a group of the original soup man owners mismagazined the company. s.k.i. owned the soup kitchen name first who claims they were not only bilked out of the name
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you but yeganeh's recipes. >> the exciting guy. the guy with all the recipes. he cashed out. now you have companies fighting. >> reporter: in a nutshell the heated battle isn't over soup, but dough. >> you're left with two companies now duking it out. trying to figure out how who entitled to some of the assets. >> reporter: unlike his patrons he is remaining closed mouths on the matter. >> you published my recipes, i had to close the store and move to argentina. she ruined my business. >> reporter: hopefully this won't be a case where life imitates art. >> no soup for you. >> reporter: lindsay davis, abc news, new york. >> that is good. i am -- i almost want some soup. do you know anybody that can make good soup? >> not -- hey. >> look at you. >> do i look like i can go "no soup for you!" >> you do. >> do i look -- >> you do. more of a conniving look. >> pay up. people are after you. taking you to court. >> what is your favorite soup? beef barley is mine. >> chili. i do like beef barley, too. i don't discriminate. don't turn my collar down to anything. >> announcer: this is abc's
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