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>> both white rhinos are the first to be born at the zoo in 41 years. they're so cute. i want to take them home. >> wait and s tonight, countdown to the summit. president trump, vladimir putin, face to face in just hours. will he push putin on russian meddling in the election? and why president trump is now calling the european union a "foe." officer down. the deadly chain of events unfolding in a neighborhood. a suspect allegedly knocking out a police officer with a rock, taking his gun and killing him. the shootout with cops. the bystander caught in the crossfire. tour bus horror. a passenger bus in a crash with multiple vehicles, including a semi. two dozen injured. at least three people killed. city on edge. chicago police fatally shooting an armed suspect. protesters clashing with officers.
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authorities just releasing the body cam footage. what it reveals. emergency onboard. the first video inside a flight that took a dangerous plunge. some passengers bleeding from their ears. and, the iceberg tsunami threat. the tiny town staring down a natural disaster right off their coast. and good evening. thanks for joining us on this sunday. i'm tom llamas. as we come on tonight, just hours until president trump's one-on-one meeting with vladimir putin. the president and first lady arriving in helsinki a short time ago. the last stop on a european tour already full of fireworks. the meeting just days after the u.s. indictment of 12 russian intelligence officers for a systematic campaign to disrupt the 2016 election. yet president trump is saying the european union could be a greater foe. here's terry moran. >> reporter: air force one,
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touching down in the long finnish summer evening. president trump and the first lady finally here in helsinki. and the summit with vladimir putin, less than 24 hours away. finland, a member of the european union, an organization made up of america's closest allies. the european union, now labeled by president trump a "foe" of the united states in an interview with cbs news. >> who is your biggest competitor? your biggest foe globally right now? >> well, i think we have a lot of foes. i think the european union is a foe, what they do to us in trade. now, you wouldn't think of the european union, but they're a foe. >> reporter: as for putin's russia, which u.s. intelligence agencies are convinced cyberattacked the 2016 election, a half-hearted second place in the president's ranking of american foes. >> russia is a foe in certain respects. china is a foe economically, certainly they are a foe. >> reporter: one way of confronting putin about election hacking, extradition of the 12 russian intelligence agents indicted in the u.s. on friday.
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the president, seeming open to asking putin about it. >> well, i might. i hadn't thought of that, but i certainly, i'll be asking about it. >> reporter: but john bolton, trump's national security adviser, not so sure. pointing out on "this week" that russian law forbids extradition. >> the president could ask, even demand of putin that he turn those individuals over. will he do that? >> you know, i think it's pretty silly for the president to demand something that he can't get legally. >> terry joining us live tonight from helsinki. where the high-stakes summit is set to take place in less than 24 hours. the president now seems to be downplaying expectations for the meeting? >> reporter: that's right, tom. there is a lot of pressure, and he seems to resent the expectations. tweeting today that even if the russians, even if mr. putin gave him the city of moscow, his critics would demand, why didn't you get st. petersburg, too? tom? >> terry, thank you. we'll have complete coverage
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tomorrow morning starting at 6:00 a.m. david muir will anchor "world news tonight" from the meeting site tomorrow. back here at home to the deadly chain of events in a quiet boston suburb. a police officer allegedly killed with his own service weapon. the suspect then accused of firing at random, killing a woman inside her home. the fallen officer honored this afternoon by a line of state troopers and fellow officers standing in salute. erielle reshef has that story. >> reporter: deadly violence terrorizing the town of weymouth, massachusetts. a suspect gunning down an officer with his own weapon, leading police on a dangerous pursuit. an innocent bystander killed in the crossfire. authorities say it started around 7:30 a.m. sunday morning. officer michael chesna responding to reports of an erratic driver. that car slamming into another vehicle before police say the driver, 20-year-old emmanuel lopes, fled on foot. officer chesna confronting him. >> lopes then attacked officer chesna, it is believed, with a large stone, striking him in the
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head. >> reporter: police say lopes grabbed the officer's gun, opening fire at point blank range. hitting him multiple times in the head and chest. >> then, all of a sudden, i heard, "drop your gun." bang, bang, bang, bang. and then silence. >> reporter: a swarm of squad cars arriving on scene. police exchanging fire with lopes. yellow cones now marking the bullet casings. lopes hit below the knee. >> there had to have been, like, 10 or 15 shots that went off. >> reporter: but allegedly continuing to fire, shooting into a nearby home. fatally wounding an innocent woman with the officer's firearm. lopes eventually taken down and arrested. this afternoon, a solemn police procession for chesna. the 42-year-old war veteran and dedicated father of two. >> he was just a great family man. he was a great officer. >> reporter: tom, monday would have been officer chesna's sixth anniversary on the force. the same day the suspect is due to be arraigned on two counts of murder. tom? >> erielle, thank you.
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next to the horror on the highway outside of albuquerque, new mexico. a tour bus colliding with three other vehicles on i-25. flipping to its side. first responders had to use the jaws of life to free passengers. dozens injured, three did not survive. here's marci gonzalez. >> reporter: tonight, investigators pouring over this wreckage scattered on a new mexico highway. a change reaction crash, killing at least three people. two dozen others hospitalized. investigators saying it started around 2:00 a.m. this morning when the driver of this car crashed into a pickup truck in the southbound lanes of interstate 25 and was ejected. this charter bus, with 35 people onboard, reportedly trying to avoid hitting the driver. swerving, losing control, and rolling into the northbound lanes, where it was sideswiped by this semi. the tractor-trailer then crossing the highway north of albuquerque, landing in this embankment. rescuers rushing to the scene, which stretched for about 100 yards, using the jaws of
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life to pull some of the victims from the mangled vehicles. at least four of the injured listed in critical condition tonight. and the highway is back open after being closed in both directions for about 12 hours. local, state, and federal agencies are now working on the investigation. tom? >> marci, thank you. tonight, inside a midair emergency we told you about last night. a flight from dublin to croatia taking a terrifying plunge. new video showing a terrified passengers breathing through oxygen masks. dozens of passengers treated at the hospital. some of them medically unable to finish the trip by air. here's julia macfarlane. >> reporter: panic and fear in this cabin. as a sudden loss of pressure hits ryanair flight fr-7312 just hours after taking off from ireland, bound for croatia. the flight was forced to divert. making an emergency landing in germany. descending more than 28,000 feet
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in less than 10 minutes. >> the plane just started to go downwards. >> reporter: passengers, shaken and confused. this oxygen mask from inside the cabin, spotted with blood. roxanne brownlee and sarah sihelnik, who were on the flight, said they were given no information when the masks came down. >> we were all kind of scrambling, trying to put the oxygen masks on, and people were screaming, crying, and shouting. >> reporter: after the terrifying plunge, more than 30 people needed hospital treatment. passengers suffered from nausea, headaches. some were seen bleeding from the ears. some so injured, they were advised it was too dangerous to travel again by air, and instead transferred by bus to croatia. an 18-hour journey. ryanair apologized for any inconvenience, and offered food vouchers and hotel rooms to passengers. but not everyone could get accommodations. tom? >> julia, thank you. we head back to the states with the searing heat and
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western wildfires. a fallen firefighter, braden varney. killed when a bulldozer rolled over. the yosemite fire is one of some 30 burning out of control in the west. and heavy rain sweeping across the country. this flash flooding is in southern utah. rob marciano tracking it all tonight. he's in central park. good evening, rob. >> reporter: some of the flash flooding is affecting some burn scar areas from fires that were going on earlier this year. the monsoon has been intense the past couple of days. flash flood watches and warnings. flagstaff, the interstates, and route 66, getting some flooding, and to the west of colorado springs, some intense showers. and 94 degrees tomorrow expected in portland tomorrow, well into the 90s today. these are areas that don't have air conditioning. heat and humidity again tomorrow across the southeast, and creeping up into the i-95 corridor. 95 expected in new york. heat advisories there, albany,
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syracuse, and buffalo through tuesday. tom? >> rob, thank you. we turn to the tense scene in chicago after a police-involved shooting death on the city's south side. protesters took to the streets, demanding to see the body cam video. and a short time ago, the chicago police department made the unusual move for their department of releasing the video within hours. here's zachary kiesch, with images that are difficult to watch. >> reporter: tonight, after mounting public pressure, chicago police releasing body cam video capturing the fatal encounter with a man outside a convenience store. police seen approaching 37-year-old harith augustus, who is backing away into a patrol car. his shirt coming up, revealing what police say is a semiautomatic weapon near his waist. officers open fire after he appears to put his hand near the gun. >> these things happen in a split second, and officers have to make decisions quickly. when you see the video, you take a look at it and you'll come to your own conclusions, i'm sure.
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>> reporter: the video release following clashes with police and protesters this weekend. at least four injured and several more arrested as demonstrators scuffled with officers and jumped on patrol cars on the south side of chicago. >> we're not going anywhere until they understand that this got to stop. >> shots fired. person down, weapon recovered. shots fired by police. >> reporter: police say along with the gun, they also recovered ammunition magazines in augustus' possession. and with more protests expected tonight, they are now urging for calm. >> last night, after witnessing what i saw on video, bottles being thrown, urine being thrown at police officers, we can't have another night like that. >> zachary joining us now live. police releasing this body cam much faster than other incidents. the chief explaining why. >> reporter: that's right, tom. police felt the community deserved answers relating to the incident. so in the interest of
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transparency, they released the footage. but this is a city on edge. tom? >> zachary, thank you. staying in chicago, a woman claims a cvs store manager called police on her when she tried to redeem a coupon. the woman, who is black, took out her phone and recorded their interaction. janai norman tonight. >> she's african-american. >> reporter: a cvs manager captured on cell phone video calling 911 on a black customer trying to use a coupon. >> you can tell them her name is camilla hudson, i have i.d. and will share it. >> reporter: the manager visibly shaking while making the call. >> african-american. >> black. no, i'm not african-american. i'm black. black isn't a bad word. >> reporter: camilla hudson tells abc news she started recording shortly after she handed the coupon to another cvs manager. >> he goes, well, i can't accept this. so i said, okay. why can't you accept it? because it looks fraudulent. >> reporter: she said they never
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even scanned the coupon to see if it was real. then the incident escalating, manager mory matson calling 911. >> and he says to me, you should probably leave because i've called the police. >> reporter: three officers say they were informed a woman refused to leave. the incident just the latest in a string of episodes caught on camera of white people calling the cops on black people for everyday activities. like the two black men arrested at starbucks after one of them tried to use the bathroom. >> i don't take issue with them refusing the coupon. there's a way to do that. >> reporter: cvs has apologized to hudson and says the employees involved will not be working in the store pending the findings of their investigation. the manager who called police has declined our requests for comment. tom? >> janai, thank you. and there's still much more ahead on "world news tonight" this sunday. the kidnap victim rescued. police storming a convenience store. her alleged abductors under arrest. why the victim has a gas station
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finally tonight, "america strong." brides to be w finally tonight, "america strong." back on their wedding day. here's john donvan. >> reporter: when genevieve braun went trying on wedding dresses the other day, she knew two things. >> i feel like a princess. >> reporter: one was this. >> wedding dresses are ridiculously expensive. >> reporter: the other was that whatever dress she picked, it would mark quite a break from what dominated her wardrobe till recently -- camouflage. genevieve is back from serving in iraq and where a guy named robert, a fellow soldier, was first a friend and then something more. >> i met my soulmate, of all places, iraq, in the desert. in the dirt and mud. >> reporter: they've set a date for next summer. >> fourth of july weekend, i wanted fireworks, i wanted sparklers, the bridesmaids dresses are gonna be red, grooms are gonna be navy. >> reporter: but with the wedding a year away, why shop for dresses now?
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because of a program called brides across america which solves that problem genevieve's already mentioned. >> people have $5,000 wedding dresses. that's a lot of money. >> reporter: solves it by buying the dresses for weddings where one or both spouses are either veterans or in the line of work we call first responders. people who make great sacrifices, and put themselves at real risk, for not great pay. >> i like this one. >> reporter: the shopping takes place on set dates at places like this boutique in manhattan. and if the purpose is to make this a way to say thank you, take it from genevieve. >> now, i have my cinderella dress. it'll make everything perfect. >> reporter: the gesture and the early wedding gift is very much appreciated. john donvan, abc news. >> congratulations to the brides and we thank them for their service. we thank you for watching. "gma" first thing in the morning. david muir live from the summit tomorrow night. i'm tom llamas in new york. have a great evening. good night. .
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i'm tom llamas in new york. good night. a them changing of the guard for california democrats who appear ready to move on from a long-time senator. >> oh, my god, you were in that car we just saw. >> a couple who found a missing woman down a cliff talks about their shocking discovery. >> and elon musk takes heat for his harsh comment about a man who helped rescue the soccer team trapped in a cave. >> abc 7 news at 6:00 starts now. >> live where you live, this is abc 7 news. a seismic shift could be taking shape in california's political landscape. >> this weekend democrats voted overwhelmingly to endorse kevin de leon for u.s. senate over dianne feinstein. thanks for joining us. i'm dion lim.
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>> i'm eric thomas. party leaders met in oakland this weekend for the upcoming midterm elections. >> carlos saucedo is in the newsroom with the political implications. carlos? two democrats are facing off in the general election. one is dianne feinstein. she has served in the senate since 1992 and is seeking her fifth term. for the second time in this campaign she's not getting her party support. >> state senator kevin de leon was greeted like a political rock star in oakland, especially after securing his party's backing for u.s. senate. >> i've inspired a lot of folks to think about what is possible. do we have the change that's needed to actually confront the issues that we're facing today? >> the board passed on incumbent senator dianne feinstein, opting to support de leon with 65% of the vote on saturda. >> we want someone who's going to be in the united states senate standing up for immigrantsst