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good morning monday morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm diane macedo. >> some of your top headlines we are following this morning on "world news now." lawmakers from both parties are calling on president trump to turn over any recordings he may have of conversations with former fbi director james comey. this as the the russia investigation moves forward, attorney general jeff sessions testifies tomorrow. we have a full report coming up next. >> first significant events taking place this morning in orlando, florida. live images from the early morning hours, marking the one-year anniversary of the pulse nightclub shooting that killed 49 people and wounded dozens more. >> pittsburgh penguins celebrating after winning their second straight stanley cup, defeating the nashville predators last night. the nhl first back to back champions since 1998. a victory parade and rally are in the works.
>> number 41 turns 93. former president george h.w. bush marks his 93rd birthday today. milestone comes just days after his wife, former first lady, barbara bush, turned 9. those are some of our top stories on this monday, june 12th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." happy birthday to 41! >> yes, happy belated birthday as well to mrs. bush. he did send a nice note on twitter. saying so proud to be her husband. >> oh. >> very sweet. >> relationship goals. >> will you be writing me notes like that at 91? >> not at all. i won't remember. but anyway. we are going to move on. start off with washington, d.c. really the growing demand -- the shade continues. the growing demand for president trump to turn over any tapes of conversations with the former fbi director james comey if they exist.
>> the president slammed comey on twitter, promising to lay out his version of their interactions under oath. all of this while the attorney general prepares to testify as well. abc's mary bruce has more. >> reporter: president trump and his fired fbi director locked in a he said/he said. >> those were lies. plain and simple. >> some of the things that he said just weren't true. >> reporter: after james comey's stunning testimony, the president says he is ready to give his side of the story. >> would you be willing to speak under oath to give your version of -- >> 100%. >> reporter: trump striking back at comey on twitter saying i believe the james comey leaks will be far more prevalent than anyone ever thought possible. totally illegal. very cowardly. >> your own worst enemy, mr. president. knock it off. >> reporter: members of the president's own party warning him to back off. >> you may be the first president in history to go down because you can't stop inappropriately talking about an investigation that if you just
were quiet would clear you. >> when it comes down to who is telling the truth and who is not. most people would side reasonably with james comey. >> reporter: the former u.s. attorney for new york can rel e relate. he was also fired by trump back in march. and says he also had some awkward encounters with the president. including repeated phone calls from trump starting even before he took office. >> it was a little uncomfortable. he was not the president. he was president elect. >> reporter: that changed when trump called again in march. this time as president. >> we deliberated over it. thought it was inappropriate to return the call. 22 hours later asked to resign. >> reporter: this week attorney general jeff sessions will be in the hot seat. set to testify in front of the same panel as comey. sessions already recused himself from the russia investigation. >> i should not be involved investigating a campaign i had a role in. >> reporter: comey hinted there were other reasons. >> we also were aware of facts that i can't discuss in an open setting.
>> reporter: sessions says it is important that i have an opportunity to address these matters. mary bruce, abc news, new jersey. >> a note from the white house here. the chief of staff, reince priebus, well his job may be on the line. sources tell that president trump threatened to fire him if he doesn't clean up embattled white house by the fourth of july. not a lot of time. speculation of possible shake-up intensified. sources are skeptical the president will make the changes and the white house has denied that priebus is in jeopardy. oversea's france's first round parliamentary election is handing president macron a victory. the on the move party won by large margin with 28% of the votes. in a stinging upset to parties that monopolized power for decades. the conservative republicans got just 16% of the votes. and the far right national front, party of marie le pen lost to macron in the run-off election.
that party only got 14% of the votes. despite calls for resignation, theresa may insisting she is staying put. her conservative party won the biggest share of seats in last week's parliamentary election but lost their majority in the house of commons. throwing her government into more uncertainty less than two weeks before scheduled to begin negotiations over withdrawing from the european union. frightening incident on a flight in australia. take a look at the problem. that huge hole in the engine of a china eastern airlines plane. the jet was supposed to be flying from sydney to shanghai. 30 minutes into the flight. everyone on board heard a loud noise and smelled something burning. that's when passengers starting getting very concerned. >> i hear the noise. and i am not sure what is the noise. but the -- the cabin crew went out and they were very like, they told us to fasten our seatbelt and they tried to calm us down. but we were actually very panicked because we had no idea
what is happening. >> understandably, moments later an emergency was declared. the pilots had to fly for another half-hour before landing back in sydney. investigators are looking into what caused a problem. no one on board was injured. closing arguments could begin in bill cosby's sexual assault trial. the prosecution rested its case friday against the 79-year-old actor. accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman more than a decade ago. the jury heard from her and another woman who told similar stories. cosby's attorney insists contact was consensual and it is not clear if cosby will testify. uber looking to take steps tee restore its tainted image. ride share company board met to discuss possible leave of absence for the ceo. uber under fire for corporate culture and allegations of sexual harassment and word that its chief business officer will resign as early as today.
the car's driver was killed in the wreck. there was no serious injuries among the nearly four dozen people who were onboard that bus. also some unplanned pause in the foot race. that's a bear running across the route of a 10-mile run yesterday in colorado springs. the bear did not stop, but the runners did. >> i would be going back the other way. >> i don't think i would stop, i would turn around. >> the guy who took the pictures wrote on facebook. why did the bear cross the road? to make me lose precious time in the race. >> stay out of the bear's race. >> did the bear cross the finish line? i wonder. >> probably better than anyone else. an event that also involved plenty of people but was no where near as competitive. we're careful with our editing
here. this is part of the world naked bike ride. >> question number one was not that in my head. why is there a world naked bike ride. question number two, why do so many people have clothes on? if you have a naked bike ride, commit. hundreds of people took part, as you can see. some were completely naked, editing. believe it or not, they say there is a point to this whole thing. >> riders were demanding better safety for cyclists. that was the point. >> that makes so much sense. biking naked to highlight safety. >> they are also trying to promote alternative forms of transportation. this is a movement we can get behind here in new york. >> alternatives to bike riding. biking naked. >> naked biking. >> thank you.
>> being the key. the nfl last month when it is relaxing end zone celebration rules to add more fun to the game. >> courtesy of the indoor football league. cedar rapids run in for the score and then made a deposit from his end zone. >> okay. this earned him an unsportsman-like conduct penalty. >> i would understand why. >> what do you think would happen to him if he did this in the nfl? >> a few day suspension or maybe a fine. a new warning for families as they head out on boats this summer season. the surprising danger of carbon monoxide even as you swim. a teen is dancing for joy. we'll show you why and his post-surgery moves, coming up. first, let's take a look at today's high temps. >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by stamps.com. you won't see these folks at the post office.
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that divided east and west berlin since 1961. two years later the wall did come down. and two germanys reunited thanks in part to the speech, 30 years ago, today. interesting part about that line, is that several of reagan's speech writers did not want him to say it. they thought relations between him and gorbachev were pretty good thought the line was too extreme, forceful, kept trying to water down the speech. he and a speech writer kept putting it in. taking it out. putting it in. that day went up there and decide to say it. >> wonder if that was in the prompter or ad libbed. >> ad-libbed. >> stuck to his guns. wanted to say it. there he did. >> part of the brief visit the president did to west berlin. first five years scheduled so he could also take part in the city's, 750th anniversary celebration there. first in five years, the trip there. turn now to new warning about hidden dangers at the lake. after two girls were overcome by carbon monoxide fumes. while outside swimming. >> take a look at what you can do to keep your family safe as we head into the summer months. more on this story.
>> reporter: a warning from the parents of these little girls. a day of fun taking a terrifying turn because of a hidden danger you can't see or smell. >> she was lifeless. she was limp and -- her eyes were rolling back in her head. >> reporter: 7-year-old emma lynn and 4-year-old mckenzie thomas poisoned by carbon monoxide leaking from the houseboat. >> 1:30 or 2 minutes for them to be overcome with carbon monoxide. >> reporter: the girls rushed to the e.r. doctors putting them on oxygen to dilute toxins. since 2000, 140 died from boat related poisoning. 800 secened. the 2015 death of sofia prompting for the legislation in the country requiring carbon monoxide detectors in boats. >> the patient initially feeling dizzy, mild headache, nauseous. symptoms progress, might feel lightheaded starting to pass
out. >> reporter: experts say swim and play away from areas where engines vent their exhaust. and watch children closely when they play on rear swim decks and platforms. the sisters are now okay. but their harrowing ordeal a reminder. >> definitely pretty scary. thankfully they're going to be just fine. >> reporter: if you sense symptoms of poisoning get to a place with fresh air. if there's no improvement, don't wait to seek medical attention. abc news, new york. >> good tips, ariel, thanks. coming up, are your kids putting on sunscreen correctly? >> we're putting them to the test. you are watching "world news now." does. but... ...they're not all the same. turns out, they're really... ...different. who knew? i had no idea. so, she said look for... ...one that's shaped like a dental tool with a round... ...brush head. go pro with oral-b. oral-b's rounded brush head surrounds each tooth to... ...gently remove more plaque and... ...oral-b crossaction is clinically proven to...
♪ >> that's pretty cool. >> love frank made it into the promo. so pumped about that. >> think he will recognize himself. >> summertime is upon us. which is awesome in so many ways. it also can mean sunburn which can lead to skin cancer. have to take that seriously. >> becky worley got a group of children together to see how well they apply sunscreen. see how well this plays out. you know how kids feel about sunscreen. they hate it. >> i don't want sunscreen on it. i don't need it. >> i get annoyed. >> sunscreen is icky. >> annoying. >> reporter: parents know it is a must. american academy of dermatology says one blister sunburn is contributor to later life skin cancers. while the cdc says all children
should wear sunscreen regularly. past research shows nearly four in ten kids don't. why? well i submit this re-enactment from my daughter. >> put on sunscreen, emmy. no, i don't want to put on sunscreen. >> reporter: it is a battle. that's what i get. stop. holly, former elementary school teacher and founder of her own sunscreen company, super goop says there is an alternative. old enough to brush your teeth, and wash your hand, you are old enough to do your sunscreen. >> reporter: really? let's try. a camera fitted with a uv sensor. it shows up as black and highlights missed spots. we start with 7 to 9-year-olds. to see if their application is thorough. the kids put it on and then we review what they miss. >> as each of these children applied, none of them hit the ears. the ears are actually very vulnerable to sun damage. >> reporter: another frequent miss. >> children forget to apply it right into the hairline.
>> reporter: something all the younger kids struggled with, not using enough sunscreen. >> uh-oh. come over here. what do you see? >> i missed a lot of spots. >> reporter: holly says the younger kids are afraid of getting sunscreen in their mouth, their eyes. >> missing a few critical spots around the eye area, often where sun damage is first detected. from an aging and skin cancer perspective. >> reporter: a study showed kids using one quarter of the amount of sunscreen needed to get the protection listed on the bottle. moving up to the older group, 11 to 12-year-olds were much more consistent. devin used a lot of sunscreen. so did gus, also an 11-year-old who seemed to get the why. >> i feel like i try to avoid it. but i shouldn't. i know having a grandpa who had skin cancer, i shouldn't get. try to prevent that. that's a lot isn't it? >> he is doing it right. >> apply it you can see it on your skin. then rub it in until you can't see it. >> reporter: all the kids say
they learned a lot. start them young. kids 10 and under need coaching to get protection. becky worley, abc news, oakland. >> all right. usually what happens when i apply sunscreen. >> oh, a nice even coverage. >> you nailed it. >> important to not forget the ears. >> okay. you are not using enough thing. i don't have that problem. >> i lend up looking like a mime when i'm done. >> eventually will rub in. >> spf 90. liquid blanket. >> may be done by the show by then. it rubs in. >> apply around your eyes, lips, hairline, tops of your ears. i think i am covered. >> yeah, you are good. you are, you are -- >> might have to rub it in. >> you will have funny tan lines. >> we're good. we'll be right back.
♪ >> my girl wonder woman kick butt at the box office. $57.2 million. remember -- your great review of that one. >> i think i said it was a wonderful, loud, action-packed. >> you have your pulse on what the people are feeling this morning. >> might have said it was a loud beyonce video without the moves or acting of a video. >> never trust the moves. >> tom cruise's "the mummy" disappointing opening weekend. >> number two, not horrible. >> number two not horrible. "captain underpants" in third. may have come in third in the naked bike ride.
>> captain underpants. >> fits right in. finally this morning, the teenager dancing in his hospital bed. >> so what would cause such a celebration? abc's tom llamas has his incredible story. >> reporter: busting out of the hospital is usually not encouraged. but the doctors, nurses and staff at this baltimore hospital, had to cheer on amare hall. >> get them baby! >> fighting for his life but never letting it stop him from doing his favorite thing. dancing. >> you better get it, baby. >> reporter: but there was a time the dancing had to stop. a heart defect caught up with the 14-year-old. though his spirit was strong his heart was weakening. >> it was very hard in the beginning. but, amare never gave up hope. >> reporter: finally after months of waiting. amare received a new heart. within days of that complicated surgery still in bed, amare decided to start dancing again. >> oh.
>> reporter: amare started moving, so did the nurses, doctors and relatives that supported him and saved his life. >> hey. get him. >> when i picked up my camera i wanted to show the world what a true heart warrior he was. >> you next. you next. you next. >> reporter: back on his feet, amare tells us, there is only one thing on his mind. >> yeah, going to be dancing. with the ladies. >> ha-ha. >> yea! >> reporter: ready to groove now that he got a heart to match that spirit. >> hey. >> #goals. >> absolutely. squad goals. amazing. his family posted that to social media. thank them for doing that. giving us moves and tips. >> reminding everybody about the importance of organ donation and dancing. >> and dance. >> and dance. ♪
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this morning on "world news now," the first family all moved in. >> first lady melania and son baron make the white house their official home. president trump meantime has a full first week for them. going to be busy, especially after the dramatic comey hearing on the hill. the new questions about the russia investigation including the issue of possible tapes of their conversations. breaking overnight. puerto rico wants in. the governor is vowing to turn u.s. territory into a state after a landslide voter referendum. some are saying the numbers are misleading. we'll tell you why. and investigation under way following two separate incidents involving home explosions. neighborhoods rocked after houses were blown to pieces, while residents say they felt. and it's catfish for
breakfast this morning as pittsburgh defeats the nashville predators to take the stanley cup second season in a row. sidney crosby and company keep their love affair with the cup going with plenty of kisses going around on this monday, june 12th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good day to be a pittsburgh penguin. >> it is a good day to be a pennsylvania fan, of course. want to show you some celebrations that were taking place in pittsburgh overnight. you see they're all lit up telling the world the penguins have won. and some of the gatherings there in the downtown area. they know how to party. they're used to this. >> just a little bit excited. good reason. congratulations to the penguins. >> congratulations. get to a little bit more about the penguins and what really was a great day in the sports world, little later on in the newscast. >> nashville didn't win. they're celebrating too. show you a little coming up later on. we start this half hour with tensions rising in washington in the wake of the dramatic testimony from former director
james comey. the president returned to the white house following a weekend at his private new jersey golf club. a different sight you see there melania and their son 11-year-old baron taking to washington there with the president. they have moved out of trump tower in new york and into the white house. mrs. trump made it official with a tweet captioning the shot here, looking forward to the memories we will make in our new home. >> not a bad view. >> meanwhile, president trump facing calls to turn over any tapes he may have with conversations with comey. abc's mary bruce has the latest. >> reporter: president trump back on twitter and back on the offensive against james comey. tweeting i believe that james comey leaks will be far more prevalent than anyone ever thought possible. totally illegal. very cowardly. >> you're your own worst enemy here, mr. president. knock it off. >> reporter: top republican imploring the president to cut it out. >> you may be the first president in history to go down because you can't stop inappropriately talking about an investigation that if you just
were quiet would clear you. >> reporter: no public events for the president this weekend. but he did pop by a wedding. surprising this bride and groom at his new jersey estate. after comey's shocking testimony, the president declared, complete vindication. >> no collusion. no obstruction. he is a leaker. >> reporter: comey did confirm the president was not a target of the russia investigation. but the big question now, will he be investigated for obstruction of justice. >> you're a former prosecutor, is there evidence there that to begin a case for obstruction. >> i think there's absolutely evidence to begin a case. >> reporter: comey says the president urged him to go easy on the investigation into fired national security adviser, michael flynn. comey recalls the president telling him. i hope you can see your way to letting this go. to letting flynn go. something he documented in a memo.
>> i took it as a direction. i mean, it's the president of the united states. with me alone saying i hope this. i took it as this its what he wants me to do. >> reporter: trump says that never happened. >> i didn't say that. so he lied about that. >> well i didn't say that. i mean i will tell you i didn't say that. >> reporter: now trump's own son is seeming to contradict him. suggesting trump may have said something like that, but it wasn't an order. >> when he tells you to do something, guess what, there is no ambiguity in it. there is no hey, i'm hoping. you and i are friends. i hope this happens but you got to do your job. that's what he told comey. >> reporter: the president said he's ready to give his side of the story. >> would you be willing to speak under oath to give your version of -- >> 100%. >> reporter: and the top democrat in the senate is eager to hear it. >> i'd like to invite the president to testify before the senate. >> reporter: one way to know for sure who said what, if those tapes do, in fact, exist. >> does he have them will he
release them? >> the president said he is going to address the issue of the tapes whether the tapes exist or not next week. that is a decision that the president will make. >> now the attorney general, jeff sessions headed for the congressional hot seat. set to testify before the senate intelligence committee tuesday. lawmakers are likely to press him on his meetings with the russian ambassador during the campaign. and whether he played any role in comey's firing, even after he recused himself from the russian investigation. mary bruce, abc news, bedminister, new jersey. >> we'll be watching yet again another busy week in washington. and a somber day ahead in orlando as the city remembers the 49 people killed exactly one year ago at the pulse nightclub. first of four events already playing out in the early morning hours this morning. a private service at the nightclub for survivors including a reading of the names of the victims. then later today two more services at the nightclub as well as an evening gathering in downtown orlando. a live report from orlando in the next half-hour. meanwhile, the pentagon launched a deadly air strike on islamic extremists in somalia.
the military says an unmanned drone killed at least eight members of al qaeda affiliate. the air strike was the first conducted under new authority from president trump to carry out precision strikes in the area and support of somali forces. three american soldiers killed over the weekend in afghanistan. those troops were on a mission to support u.s. special forces. when an afghan soldier turned his gun on them. that afghan soldier also died and the pentagon is now investigating. insider attacks in afghanistan have been blamed for the deaths of more than 150 coalition forces over the past decade. here at home investigations under way into two separate home explosions. this home in new jersey was blown to pieces in an early morning blast. it was so powerful, it knocked out power to nearly 2,000 people living nearby. the homeowners hospitalized in critical condition with second degree burns. >> it was charred. it looked like projectiles him hit him in the face. it was bad. >> louder than thunder. something i have never heard before.
my whole body, and my arm, i saw it, saw it, it was shaking. >> it's completely understandable. the other house explosion, this one near chicago damaging 50 other surrounding homes. the homeowners were reportedly out of town at the time of the blast. two people in neighboring home though suffered minor burns. gas leaks expected in both of the blasts. >> scary stuff. to florida now. this was one of two sink holes that opened up over the weekend, in ocala, swallowing up a car. the car looks like a toy compared to the hole. no injuries reported. a city official says it appears that lime rock under the parking lot drainage system eroded causing the pavement to collapse. puerto rico voted overwhelmingly to become the 51st state. there is a catch. >> what? >> yesterday, 97% of voters said yes to statehood. turnout was 23%. the island's worst turn out in 50 years. now, statehood opponents are saying the low turnout should invalidate the result because they claim it doesn't accurately
represent the wishes of puerto ricans. >> maybe they got tired of, maybe they. >> not enough people voted. >> i guess. maybe that is the case. maybe they got tired of voting on that issue. they voted on it before. >> sometimes people think something is inevitable they don't go out and vote. >> exactly. 97% of the 23% voted. >> you do the math. >> all right. you can meet some very interesting people when you fly commercial. >> uh-huh. >> you know, cousins. some friends. >> cousins everywhere. >> celebrities. but a nobel laureate and former president. >> okay. so jimmy carter decided to say hello to passengers on this atlanta/d.c. flight last thursday. and by say hi we mean shake hand with every single passenger. watch as the 92-year-old makes his way down the rows, rather. literally shook hands with every passenger onboard. >> smiled at everyone. >> but didn't say much. in keeping with his humble demeanor, mr. carter didn't want to delay the flight.
>> if you don't want to delay the flight, don't you go with a high five. >> quick run down. >> good game. good game. good game. >> and the pound. >> i got you, buddy. >> think as a former peanut farmer he would have peanuts to give out on the plane. >> did anybody jerry seinfeld him? no, thanks, i'm good. >> no, no thanks. coming up in sports, the crucial moment that finally took down the nashville predators. and delivered the stanley cup into the hands of the penguins. plus, the world's fastest man is hit with emotions during his final race in front of the home crowd and it's not a party in jamaica. dancing. >> now we are talking. remember to find us on facebook, wnnfans.com or on twitter,@abcwnn. you're watching "world news now." w."
>> and, with that, rafael nadal defeated stan wawrinka to win his record 10th french open title. end of two weeks of perfect tennis for nadal. won every set he played. on his way to his 15th grand slam. in his career. that's, second all time, behind roger federer also pretty good. >> doing well. >> all right. >> you know who is doing well? the pittsburgh penguins planning a big stanley cup party for the second year in a row extending their reign as champions of the nhl. >> congratulations. game six, against nashville predators scoreless late in third period when, pittsburgh scored with the puck hitting the elbow.can you see it? oh. man. the goalie going into the net. added an extra, empty net goal for insurance made the final score, 2-0. captain sidney crosby, see him
there, hoisting the stanley cup to start the celebrations from mount washington all the way downtown pittsburgh. named playoff mvp second year in a row. i think a few iron city lights were drank last night. >> perhaps just a few. >> yeah. >> straight out of the stanley cup. >> wonder how heavy it is. >> bravo to nashville, as well. they partied it up. >> partied it up. and, going on. and the stanley cup going on. yeah, i think, win or lose, lot of drinking going on in nashville. >> parties. team usa/mexico renewed their soccer rivalry in the world cup qualifying match. americans got off to a great start in mexico city. when michael bradley scored long-range goal. thousands of americans in the stands celebrating big time. >> still got it. mexico tied the score with a goal, but halfway through the first, oh. the match ended in a 1-1 tie. the u.s. world cup qualifying campaign resumes in september. we had so much hope after they, they, beat trinidad.
>> usa. usa. all right, olympic sprinting legend usain bolt put on quite a show during the final race in native jamaica. not only did he win the 100 meter dash before 30,000 people, the eight-time gold medalist, decided that wasn't enough, participated in a dance party right there on the track. you got to love this guy. he plans to end his career at the track world championships, in august, and i am requesting thriller for that one. >> requesting he joins "dancing with the stars." >> yes, such a good call. >> moves. this reminder the cleveland cavaliers are staring at the end of their reign as nba champions. golden state warriors have another chance to close out the finals tonight. lead 3-1, heading into game five. score sounds familiar. cleveland avoided the sweep friday at home. got 40 points from kyrie irving and 31 from lebron including this play. seriously. >> so nice!
passing the ball to himself. >> yes. >> cavs still believe they can become the first nba team to win a series after being down 0-3. >> like i said, put in my homework. got my mind ready for the games. got my body prepared. and, you know like i said if i leave everything on the floor, i am happy with the results. >> do you get the point and assist if you do that? >> i think you should. here you see details. a game tonight at 9:00 eastern. we will see you early in the morning tuesday afterwards. coming up tomorrow, special guest. >> what's up. shaun t. here. coming up, show kendis latest moves from the latest workout. be ready. >> that wasn't part of the plan. >> shawne t joining us tomorrow. making me sweat. >> nailed that, huh? >> not quite. >> we'll be right back.
babies aren't fully developed until at least 39 weeks. a healthy baby is worth the wait. michael strahan and a new season of "100,000 pyramid." juju chang takes us behind the scenes. >> what happens behind the scenes that people at home don't see. >> we have fun. >> about to walk on set. do you special preparation exercises. >> i will show you what we do. >> reporter: let's see it. >> final show right here.
before every show this is what we do. make a fist. we go, potato fries. i have no idea what that means. where it came from. but that's what we do. >> reporter: that was awesome. >> michael strahan! [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: full of laughs. >> it was not the word. >> i give so much better. >> reporter: mental high jinks. >> oh. >> reporter: "pyramid" delivers vintage fun right into america's living rooms. >> welcome to the $100,000 pyramid, everybody. >> reporter: returning for a second season. bringing back classic game shows is part of abc summer fun and games. "celebrity family feud." >> one of you. >> reporter: "to tell the truth." >> are you single, do you look cougars? >> reporter: and "the gong show." paired with contestants across the country.
>> what's this? >> hoody. >> reporter: guessing clues through word association. >> describe nonliving things that might talk to you. >> child plays with this. a -- >> toy. >> yes. you wake up in the morning -- >> to an alarm clock. >> reporter: what kind of person is perfect for "100,000 pyramid"? >> the perfect $100,000 pyramid person is somebody who has a grasp of communication, of looking someone in the eye remaining calm within the fire of the storm of time. >> reporter: true it was your favorite among all of them? >> yeah, of course, little really, i have five brothers and sisters. different age groups. this was something that fit into everybody. >> reporter: since the days of mr. clark, the money pot has gotten bigger. >> your host is dick clark. >> reporter: starting at $10,000, then $20,000, $25,000, $50,000. now the winning team takes their chances in the winner's circle to bring home $100,000. is it tough filling dick clark's
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>> it is "the mix" time. we'll start with something that started like a cruel joke pitched to us. no for a cause. it is called the restaurant of order mistakes. >> huh? >> in japan. here is the deal. the idea, behind it. the staff, all of these young ladies, these ladies here may have dementia. may get your order wrong. if you go apparently, knowing this, up front it changes your perception of those who suffer from the brain disease. one food blogger went and ordered a hamburger but got dumplings instead. the idea is to, once again just give you a sense of how devastating this brain disease can be for so many people.
>> just roll with it. enjoy the dumplings. >> roll with it and enjoy the dumplings or whatever it is you get. one word every mother wants to hear their baby say. mama. one mother tried to capture the moment on video. only the result may end up being that the kid will never say it again. check this out. >> mama. >> ah, you said it! ah, yes! oh, oh, i'm sorry. oh, my goodness. oh! >> she totally freaked out. and the baby -- >> baby is terrified. >> the kid won't ever say it again. >> hope you enjoyed it, mom. going to be a while. >> the kid is in tears. >> there is one dad in the meantime, in missouri, who has a very familiar term that he likes to say. >> oh. >> here is a listen to it. >> huh? huh? huh? huh? huh? huh? huh?
>> john stevenson, a dad in missouri who keeps repeating this same -- huh? huh? huh? term. >> huh? >> family members decided we are basically going to capture the different clips of dad saying the same, same term. >> may be time to get dad some hearing aids? >> no, that is a full sentence. responding to everything. >> look at him. >> hey! i'm talking to you right now. >> yeah. >> you know when a woman says hush, doesn't mean she didn't hear you. she is giving you an opportunity to change your answer. >> is that what it is? >> make a note of that next time i say what. what was that? >> mama. >> okay. on to my favorite story of the day. check this out. a pizza, the world's longest, stretches over 6,000 feet. this happened in l.a. exceeding the previous record set in italy. last year. take that. i am a mother. -i am an entrepreneur.
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this morning on "world news now" -- marking one year since the pulse nightclub massacre. overnight remembrances held for the 49 victims of one of the worst attacks in american history. we'll go live as memorials get under way early this morning. breaking overnight a flight diverted after something blows a hole in the engine of a commercial jet. investigators are looking into the cause after passengers reported a loud bang and smell of smoke. new this half hour, who is the freeze and how is he so fast? >> he is taking the sports world by storm. blowing past baseball fans, even after giving them a pretty huge head start. so what's his deal? and why is isn't he playing something? it is the awards show you
probably didn't see. we are going to break down the tonys for you. man, some shade in that writing right there. including the one moment that stole the show. it is monday, it is june 12th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning, everybody on this monday. we are going to start this morning on a somber note. that anniversary being marked right now in orlando. >> exactly one year ago today that a gunman opened fire on the pulse, a popular gay nightclub, killing 49 people and wounding dozens more. it was the worst mass shooting of civilians in u.s. history. >> you see some of the scenes right now. this morning the first of four main events, has kicked off, remembering those 49 victims. >> abc's correspondent joins us with the latest live from orlando. good morning. >> reporter: kendis, diane, good morning. you can see city buses behind me blocking the view. survivors, victims families and
other guests are here for a private remembrance ceremony this morning. and just a few minutes right now at 2:02 eastern time, the names of 49 victims will be read marking the moments the first shots were fired. 364 days later and for some it feels like not a day has passed. >> she cries every night. every single night. like i said it is just like it just happened just now. >> reporter: stepfather of 23-year-old stanley almodovar, iii, one of countless visitors stopping by the memorial the day before the one year anniversary. the night his life and so many others changed forever. >> they won't be forgotten. >> reporter: the morning of june 12th shortly before close investigators say omar mateen walked into pulse nightclub and opened fire. >> shooting back and fort. >> reporter: he took hostages inside leading to a nearly three hour standoff as police officers and s.w.a.t teams worked to rescue survivors.
>> one man with two guns, an assault rifle and a handgun. there was clearly a difference. and those that were shot, the injuries, the extent of the injuries of those that were shot with the assault weapon versus the handgun. >> reporter: almost a year later, the images of the early morning and the emotions in orlando are still raw. but some in the community see a silver lining. an outpouring of love spawned from an act of so much hate. >> even though it's devastating, i think there are a lot of beautiful things that come from this. changed the way people view the gay community and gay people in general. >> and the city of orlando has a full day of events planned to honor the more than 50 survivors and those 49 lives lost here last june. kendis, diane. >> yes, the city of orlando tweeting -- one year later and every day we remember the 49. no doubt do. janai, thank you. we should point out far from
orlando some 29 survivors of the pulse nightclub shooting turned out this weekend for boston's gay pride parade. >> i was there. survivor's float adorned with 49 flags as survivors carried the events official 60 foot pride flag, joining more than 300 other organizations taking part in that parade. such an amazing moment. energy from the crowd impossible to describe. an amazing moment. >> received such a rousing, rousing welcome there from boston and understandably so. there are pride celebrations all across the country and it's quite a difference from the pride celebrations last year in the wake of the pulse nightclub massacre. very good. >> we will move on now into other stories. other major headlines. attorney general jeff sessions is set to testify tomorrow before the senate intelligence committee. >> sessions is expected to be questioned about his contacts with russia the firing of former fbi director, james comey. not yet known if the testimony will take place behind closed
doors, but senate democrats are calling for a public hearing. meanwhile, members of both parties are demanding the white house turn over any tapes of the president's conversations with comey that may exist. a member of the president's legal team offered no clues about the alleged tapes. >> the president said he is going to address the issue of the tapes, whether the tapes exist or not next week. that is a decision the president will make. >> republican senator susan collins says she doesn't understand why the president wouldn't just clear up that matter. she says she will support a subpoena to get alleged recordings if necessary. president trump is facing a major lawsuit stemming from his business dealings. the attorneys general for washington, d.c., and the state of maryland, have accused the president of violating anticorruption causes in the constitution. now, get this according to "the washington post," the suit to be announced later today says the president accepted millions of payments and benefits from foreign governments since taking office. the case is expected to renew calls for the president to release his own tax returns. want to return to what i was mentioning.
the supporters of the lgbt rights who were out in force over the weekend. los angeles renamed its pride parade, the resist march and attracted 30,000 people, politicians and celebrities, joined the call to resist the vision and march for diversity. quite a scene there in l.a. there were about 100 pride marches across the country including an event in washington, d.c. that parade passed the white house. many marchers are angry at president trump accusing him of stocking his cabinet with enemies of lgbt rights. a judge will decide if there is enough evidence to go to trial in the penn state hazing death case. timothy piazza died in february falling several times in a fraternal team house after a night of heavy drinking. 18 members of the fraternity face hundreds of charges. eight are accused of involuntary manslaughter. surveillance shows it took more than 12 hours to call 911 after piazza took a fall down a flight
of stairs. closing arguments could be delivered in bill cosby's sex assault trial. prosecutors rested their case on friday. not known if the 79-year-old will testify. last week the jury heard from his accuser adrian constand and another woman, both claimed the actor drugged and sexually assaulted them. the defense insists that cosby and constant had a consensual relationship. someone is getting a big check today courtesy of saturday's powerball jackpot victory. sun city is home to the only winning ticket for the $447 million prize. now the winner has not come forward. but the deli owner who sold the ticket gets $1 million. saturday's jackpot, the seventh largest in powerball history. >> pretty nice. >> i know. -- cousin. uncle. much of the nation seeing a lot of red today. look at that. on the thermometer. nearly everywhere, east of the rockies baking in temperatures in the high 80s and low 90s. amarillo, texas, 99, washington, d.c. heating up to 95.
charlotte, 89. heat wave expect to stick around till wednesday. >> shorts to work tomorrow? >> shorts last night to work. things have been getting interesting at the ballpark, particularly when it comes to entertainment between innings and the excitement begins in atlanta. >> yeah, where they're hosting a race between a fan and some guy named the freeze. so the fan gets a head start in the race in the warning track. >> big one, huh. >> around the warning track. friday night, this guy thought he had the freeze beat. he was so close. while celebrating the freeze came from behind and won. >> come on, buddy, you should know better than that. >> saturday's race. he still recovered. >> he did? >> he did stumble. >> a guy named nigel felton. ran track in college. he has been a member of the braves' grounds crew from, from the last five seasons. >> i wonder how long it took
before he showed everybody what he is capable of. >> he is pretty humble. >> looks like fro-zone from "incredibles." no skates needed. anyone who has had a brain freeze knows what this kid is going through. an icy drinking contest in memphis. >> i love slurpees. >> he won. then he kind of lost. watch the expression on his face. >> oh. >> the agony of victory. >> wow. >> the agony of victory. >> keep that look up. >> how many times have you done that? what do you do as soon as the headache goes away, drink more icy. >> like me sunday mornings. like i am never drinking again. that's it. >> slurpees the night before. gets him every time. coming up in "the skinny." trouble in paradise as contestants are sent home, even before filming ends. we'll explain in bachelor paradise.
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if you look there, you can see what is a huge hole in the casing of an engine of a china eastern airlines plane. the jet had taken off from australia heading to shanghai. passengers heard a loud noise and smelled something burning. the pilots declaring quick emergency returned to sydney. investigators are looking into what caused the problem. no one on board was injured. another midair scare for you involves actress jennifer lawrence. the oscar winner another passenger and two crew members were in a private plane flying from louisville to teeterboro airport, new jersey, outside new york city. at 39,000 feet the pilot reported an engine problem and they diverted to buffalo, new york. lawrence's representative says both planes' engines failed. the faa is investigating. the story of a man freed after 17 years in prison when police found his doppleganger. a stranger who looks exactly
look him who actually committed that crime. >> this is an absolutely amazing story. abc's ron claiborne. >> reporter: this was it, jubilation as richard jones is set free after spending 17 years in prison for a crime he insisted all along he never committed. >> i didn't get excited until i walked out of jail. that feeling was surreal. my granddaughter was there. and my daughter. >> reporter: jones' nightmare began in 2000 with an aggravated robbery for a purse snatching at wal-mart parking lot in kansas city, kansas. several witnesses picked his photo from this group of six. the defense presented alibi witnesses, relatives, and his then girlfriend, who said jones was at home at the time. but he was convicted. >> law enforcement didn't spend a lot of time trying to solve this crime. once they had mr. jones picked out that was enough for them.
>> reporter: all of jones' appeals went nowhere until he contacted the innocence project which discovered another man who had done time in the same jail, richard amos who practically looks like jones' twin. amos on the left. jones on the right. >> once i seen the picture of this man, you know, like i understood why people were saying what they were saying. like it made sense to me. >> reporter: the similarities in appearance and lack of any hard evidence outside of witness testimony was enough off to get a judge to toss out jones' case. >> i never gave up hope. >> reporter: jones is not bitter, when he saw the resemblance, he understood it was all a mistake not a matter of witnesses at the trial trying to pin on him a crime he did not commit. ron claiborne, abc news, new york. >> it is unbelievable looking at the two photos. >> insane. so, volunteers set up a gofundme page to help jones get on his feet. been 17 years. raised more than $8,000.
the initial goal is $15,000. hope they get there and beyond. >> good for him. glad he is out. his attorney says everybody has a doppleganger. we are just lucky we found his. >> prefer my doppleganger to be taye digs. not somebody that is a a criminal. >> follow a lot of people on twitter. >> he does. when we come back, the tonys. >> popular summer show put on indefinite suspension. tell you why in "the skinny," next. >> popular summer show put on indefinite suspension. tell you why in "the skinny," next. lysol. what it takes to protect.
♪ skinny so skinny ♪ skinny so skinny >> skinny time. kicking off with tony awards. kevin spacey hosted 71st annual event with a celebrity studded opening at radio city music hall. >> whoopi goldberg, stephen colbert and billy crystal in the opening sequence. highlight when spacey dressed as norma desmond, the character from sunset boulevard here. ♪ i'm coming out -- no, wait,
no. i'm going into makeup ♪ >> that's spacey poking fun at long running speculation at his sexuality. >> to the big winners -- evan hanson for best musical featuring best actor ben platt for "pitch perfect" and "pitch perfect 2." became an instant gif, getting caught on camera, shrinking into his seat. >> bette midler took home her first tony for lead actress in the musical for "hello dolly." >> i have so many people to thank.
all the tony voters, many of whom i have actually dated. shut that crap off. i just want to say -- i just want to say -- i just want to say -- i just want to say -- that -- that, revival is an interesting word. it means that something is -- >> bette midler got lots of laughs. lots of applause. nobody was playing her off the stage. >> they shouldn't. moving on. apparently there is trouble in paradise for "bachelor in paradise." filming of the fourth season of mexico suddenly halted. warner brothers produces show the for abc released a statement saying "we have become aware of allegations of misconduct on the set of bachelor in paradise in mexico." >> production is suspended an investigation under way. >> so apparently the cast was actually flown to houston earlier without any explanation as to what was going on. one of the cast members tweeting this photo. not normally allowed to have their phone. first thing that was weird was when they, we saw them with their phones. so we will have to wait and see what the details are of what exactly took place in puerto vallarta. >> very odd. all right. so we learned of the passing of adam west over the weekend. he of course, famous for playing
batman and appearing on shows, "the simpson" and "family guy." >> turns out quite a sense of humor as well. one fan posted years ago. played an elaborate prank using of all things a sun valley idaho phone book. >> first you find west, adam. prompts you to see wayne, bruce. millionaire. when you go to the bruce wayne it says, please consult crime fighters in the yellow pages. >> which says, see batman. circles back to see adam west. >> that is an elaborate, elaborate joke right there. bravo. >> i like it. good for him. rest in peace is right. he said, he is totally happy being remembered as "batman 2." because the role brought joy to so many people. not many actors have that. >> he was the best batman. >> thank you, adam west. got to have an adventure, wasn't here friday. maybe you didn't. i got to go to nashville for cma-fest, where i worked really,
really hard, as you can see. i was really just grinding the pavement. >> is that garth? >> it is. front row for garth. tough assignment. i'll show you a little bit more about that coming up. about that coming up. two kids barfed in class today. it was so gross. lysol disinfectant spray kills 99.9% of bacteria, even those that cause stomach bugs. one more way you've got what it takes to protect. i'm about to pop a cap of "mmm fresh" in that washer with unstopables in-wash scent boosters by downy. because this scent lasts up to 12 weeks, which is longer than any relationship i've ever been in.
>> hey, guys. >> hey, katy. what's up? how you doing? >> can we please not, it's too loud. i am just having a little meditate, please. >> all right. hey, guys, turn it down. we'll be quiet. >> sorry, katy. >> that feels good. sure that feels good, katy. >> all right. katy perry live streaming all weekend. having fun with that. as you can see, includes her naps, her meditation sessions, performances and visits from celebrities who just happen to be dropping by. >> yes, to promote her album, called "witness" a number of emotional moments and surprise revelations. abc's adrienne bankert with
more. that dog was having fun. >> you are witnessing the witness, worldwide. ♪ can i get a witness >> katy perry streaming live online through the weekend. from her bedroom. to the kitchen. joined by celebrity guests. >> are you with me? >> no, i am not with you, gordon ramsey. i'm a pop star, you are a chef. stay in your lane. >> and her glam squad. going makeup free. >> these are my bags, my wrinkles. this is all of me. not just part of me anymore. ♪ swish swish ♪ another one in the basket >> to very perry. >> reporter: all leading up to a free concert with a small audience of just 1,000. live streamed to the world from los angeles. ♪ it up it's your favorite song ♪ >> reporter: a peek behind the curtain into her music and personal life. opening up admitting to having suicidal thoughts and depression. >> it's hard i feel ashamed that i would have those thoughts, you
know, and feel that low, or that depressed. >> reporter: showing us all how she stays centered, and good humored doing yoga with jesse tyler ferguson. >> you can do it. look how strong you are. >> reporter: and allowing a group of fans to witness live performances from her recently released album of the same name. ♪ adrienne bankert, new york. >> a big moment coming out of all this she talked about her feud with taylor swift, ongoing thing. she says that she is sorry for anything that she has done to her. she hopes the same from taylor. she says there are too many real problems going on in the world the i love her and wish her nothing but the best. >> taylor said, what was that, crickets. crickets. >> so far. >> point out. big announcement from katy perry later on "good morning america." >> don't miss updates on facebook at wnnfans.com. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
making news in america this monday morning, one year later, overnight people gathering at the pulse nightclub remembering the victims. we're live in orlando with the ceremonies happening right now. president trump is back in washington this morning and so is the first lady and their son barron. the first family has officially moved into the white house as attorneys general make an unprecedented move and announce a major lawsuit against the president. emergency landing. a plane forced to turn around after a gaping hole opens up in one of its engines. what caused it to take place. and champs again. the penguins win the stanley cup. see the winning goal and the celebrations happening right now in pittsburgh.