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this morning on "world news now," gun control debate falling flat on capitol hill. four separate bills all turned down. despite the latest polls saying americans want gun reform. so what happens next? the latest just ahead. the extreme heat wave in the west is giving way to massive wild firnz hundreds have been forced from their homes as two new fires spread in the suburbs of los angeles. >> and new this half hour, how american airlines are keeping flush. >> and it's not higher ticket prices. see how airlines managed to squeeze nearly a billion extra dollars outs of passengers in the first three months of this year alone. and let's call it the culling of the herd on "the bachelorette." two rose ceremonies, six guys given the boot. so who is left standing and what brought jojo to tear
will have the complete details ahead in "the skinny." it is tuesday, june 21st. >> yo-yo in tears huh. >> apparently because jojo was busy, we've retired the kiss count for the night. >> looking forward to hear the recap from our bachelorette analyst. >> good morning, i'm diane macedo. >> i'm kendis gibson. but we are going to get started with all the action that took place on capitol hill. >> or lack thereof. >> exactly. resounding defeat for gun control in the wake of the orlando massacre. >> the senate rejected all four gun control measures that were put up for a vote, the worst u.s. shooting in modern history apparently was not enough for the democrats and republicans to be able to find common ground on this. the outcome on background checks and barring gun sales to people on the terror watch list was expected but still spark outrage. more now from abc's ali rogan.
>> reporter: vote after vote on the senate floor all rejected. >> the motion is not agreed to. >> the motion is not agreed to. >> the motion is not agreed to. >> the motion is not agreed to. >> reporter: four bills, all to address gun violence, none advancing. senators especially democrats were angry. >> so today, i am angry. i am frustrated. republicans are just about as phony as anyone could be. >> but no one on either side of the aisle seemed surprised. >> not surprised but disappointed. >> i think they were the same votes we had before and the same outcome. so i wasn't necessarily surprises. >> i know it was no surprise today that these votes turned out the way they did. >> reporter: the reality was all the measures had been voted on before and all failed. back in 2013, there was a hope that a bipartisan bill could pass. so much so that vice president joe biden presided over the vote. but the bill, which would have forced background checks at gun shows and online failed. >> the amendment is not agreed to. >> reporter: prompting someone in
>> shame on you! >> reporter: fast forward three years, that same proposal failing again. one senate democrat saying his colleagues deserved to be shouted at again. >> shame on you. that's what was shouted from the gallery that day. shame on you. that's what the american people are shouting at the senate of the united states today. >> reporter: so where does this fight go from here? a small group of senators is working on a bipartisan compromise. but doesn't expect any big changes anytime soon. dianne, kendis. >> our thanks to ali there in washington. well, the street that was the scene of the horror in orlando has partially reopened. police tape and barriers removed along south orange avenue near the pulse nightclub. traffic began flowing again monday night. some nearby businesses are expected to reopen again, as well on tuesday.
we're learning more how law enforcement handled the nightmare. the justice department releasing transcripts of the gunman's 911 call. among the revelations, police stormed the club after the shooter threatened to strap explosive vests to some of the hostages. authorities emphasize there was no gunfire in the three hours that it took to take down that gunman. >> i think there is this misconception that we didn't do anything for three hours. i'm just trying to clarify that's absolutely not true. >> the justice department originally released an edited version of the transcript which removed references to isis house speaker paul ryan was among many who slammed the move calling it preposterous, a full unedited transcript was released monday afternoon. >> now to politics. a potential tragedy averted on the campaign trail. a british nationalist charged with allegedly trying to carry out a plot to kill donald trump. the suspect was caught at a weekend campaign rally. abc's pierre thomas has the details. >> reporter: as the donald trump rally got under way this weekend at the treasure island hotel and
police officer stationed at the event and asked for an autograph. then, without warning, the man went for the officer's gun, trying to take it away, only to be quickly subdued. authorities now say that michael sandford, 19, allegedly told the secret service that this was an attempt to "kill trump." a complaint obtained by abc news claims sandford, who has a british driver's license, had been planning to assassinate trump for about a year. he allegedly told the secret service he had driven from california to las vegas on june 16th to kill trump after seeing news reports that the candidate would be there. a day later, he went to a vegas gun range to learn how to shoot. it's the latest security scare involving trump, who also had a man try to rush the stage of an ohio rally in march. no word on motive. but he allegedly told the secret service that if he were on the street tomorrow, he would try this again. and he allegedly said if he didn't get a chance to attack in vegas, he had a backup plan to go to an upcoming trump rally in
phoenix, arizona, to try to kill him there. pierre thomas, abc news, washington. and donald trump is also coping with a dramatic shake-up firing his campaign manager corey lewandowski. trump described lew wan dow ski as a good man, but he said it was time for a different kind of campaign. now, there's word that trump's children wanted corey out amid sliding poll numbers. sources say lewandowski was dismissed largely because of the campaign's worsening relationship with the republican national committee and gop donors. and trump's also facing an uphill battle when it comes to paying for his general election campaign. new financial reports show that the trump camp began june with $1.3 million in cash on hand, while hillary clinton's campaign started the month off with $42 million in the bank. after raising just over $3 million in may, trump loaned himself another $2.2 million. to the west coast now and two new large wildfires raging in southern california. only a canyon separates the fish and reservoir blazes which have
so far. hundreds of people have been ordered from their homes with voluntary evacuations for many others. the communities threatened are only about 20 miles northeast of downtown los angeles. the wildfires are being aided by the extreme heat in the southwest. records fell in many cities. at least five deaths also blamed on the heat wave. officials are advising limits on outdoor physical activity and on the use of electricity. but the worst may be over. the lawsuit accusing starbucks of shorting customers may proceed. the class action suit accuses the company of systematically serving lattes that have 25% less coffee in them than promised. the federal judge did not rule on the case's merits and dismissed three of eight claims but he said the basic premise is plausible. starbucks says the suit is without merit. >> and "uss airlines reported a first quarter profit of $3.1 billion about the same period as last year but the profits held their own thanks to baggage fees. nearly a billion dollars in the
first quarter up $100 million. reservation changes or cancellation fees were another profit center, $745 million in the first quarter alone. >> that's a lot. we've got more numbers for you. so the announced attendance at yesterday's philadelphia phillies game was 22,118. three of those fans got a little bit more attention than the others. >> that's because there they are. decked out in their nun's habits and sunglasses. just enjoying a day at the ballpark. >> is that coors light? >> that is a cold miller lite my friend. >> it is. miller lite, sorry. >> they also took some selfies. >> and then they got -- >> they got jiggy with it. >> so things got really wild when the philly phanatic got them up on top of the dugout for dancing. truth be told, they're not nuns at all. they're part of a production of "sister act" running at a theater in philadelphia. >> i really wanted to believe they were
>> i was hoping they were nuns. >> taking a field trip from the convent. >> exactly. knock a few beers back. >> their divine intervention or lack thereof did not work, by the way. the phillies lost to the diamondbacks, 3-1. >> oh, sorry. >> sorry about that. >> at least philly fans didn't boo them. >> there's that. coming up the investigation into the death of a rising star. take a closer look at his vehicle. anton yelchin's jeep grand cherokee apparently rolled back fatally pinning him against his driveway gate. could this have been caused by a design flaw in the gear shift? >> and the drama last night on "the bachelorette." who got roses and who got the boot? the whole story ahead in "the skinny." but first, let's take a look-see at today's forecast. >> announcer: "world news now" weather, brought to you by american advisors group.
because of its color, obviously. that's what last night's so-called strawberry moon looked like from the washington, d.c. area. it's called a strawberry moon because of its color, obviously. at comes as a result of atmospheric conditions while the moon is low in the sky. we also have time lapse video from las vegas showing the moon setting behind the plants there at sunrise and clearly it makes for some great pictures when a full moon coincides with the summer solstice. >> it's been 67 years. amazing. >> so here on the ground, the investigation into the tragic accident that killed "star trek" actor anton yelchin. it's now focusing on a possible de
grand cherokee. >> that's right. the actor was killed when his jeep crushed him into his driveway gate. it turns out that vehicle was one of hundreds of thousands included in a recall. here's abc's matt gutman. >> reporter: anton yelchin was a fast-rising hollywood star. magnetic as -- >> ensign chekov, pavel andreievich, sir. >> reporter: in the hugely successful "star trek" reboot. the 27-year-old cut down by that freak car accident outside his hollywood hills home early sunday morning. police tell abc news yelchin got out of his 2015 jeep grand cherokee while pulling out of his steep driveway. the vehicle apparently rolling back, fatally pinning him against this gate. the force of that 5,000-pound suv so powerful that it bent these bars. it's the same model jeep that was recalled over a confusing gear shift, allegedly causing a roll-away problem in over 800,000 jeeps and chryslers. right now, i'm in drive and i'm putting it into park. you can see, the gear shift toggles back to its original position. now, what's confusing is, if you're not looking, it's hard to
212 crashes and 41 injuries have been blamed on this roll-away problem, and now possibly the death of a hollywood star. chrysler says the fix just became available at the end of last week for some of the vehicles. but it has yet to notify any of its customers. matt gutman, abc news, los angeles. when we come back, the major house cleaning that went down last night on "the bachelorette." >> and the place where everybody knows your name is now headed to the stage. "the skinny" is next. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our
♪ skinny, so skinny it is "skinny" time. we start with the return of abc's "the bachelorette." jojo and the guys, they took a week off because of the nba finals. >> yes, but last night they were back with a vengeance. that means our senior bachelorette analyst jack sheehan is also here to take on what happened last night. >> thank you for the slow clap. i appreciate that. >> you're welcome. >> you know, when we left this drama off, we were involved in it, there was a two-on-one date going on. it was -- it was ochocinco, bad chad. >> chad johnson. >> jojo and alex. two-on-one dates usually create these extreme pictures, remember
cupcake on the cliffs of moore in ireland. we had olivier on the stormy beach. thankfully she was left behind there. >> that was a mess. >> then there was chad in the woods of pennsylvania. >> not happy. >> roll that beautiful bachelorette footage. >> it's over there. >> there it is. this was the date. this was jojo basically telling chad that he's got to go. so chad made his way back to the house. he wasn't going gentle into that good night, as the saying goes. so anyway, one thing leads to another. one last confrontation with the boys. eventually, i would even gather to say thankfully, it's pretty much played out. jordan, they were shaking hands, whatever. no apologies. eventually, chad's like you know what? this is done. i'm out of here. two other guys also went out at the first rose ceremony. daniel and james f. off to uruguay. why not? >> because. >> first one-on-one date
and jojo. they jump in. they go swimming with seals. this is all going very well. customary yacht trip. >> i want to go swimming with seals. >> well, uruguay is still there. >> i want to meet seal. >> righto. crazy. remember that one? they're having dinner. they're talking about jordan's past. he says you know what? i'm no cheater. and then he went really important. he says, i'm going to quote, "i'm falling in love with you." >> oh, baby aaron? >> yeah, yeah. >> because there were rumors he had a girlfriend, right? >> and the ex posted all this bad stuff about him. >> baby brother. >> he went there. we got to move. then there was this magazine thing. it was an article quoting jojo's ex before ben. this guy claims -- whose name was also chad. he's claiming she was doing shows just for the publicity. jojo's all fired up. she thinks you know what, we got to nip this thing right in the bud.
goes over to the guys' suite. she explains the whole thing. they're like whatever. we're moving on. all right. all's well. the second one-on-one date of the show with our boy robby. he's the analyst picked to go the whole nine yards. it went really, really well especially when you're stripping off on the rocks. >> that will help. >> they're jumping in. uh-huh. >> taking a plunge. robby, oh, by the way, he went there the whole nine. he goes, "i'm falling in love with you, jojo." >> wow. >> starting to fall in love with you. >> no, he is all in. >> what was her reaction? >> i think she said thank you or something. whatever. it doesn't matter. there was a rose ceremony. there's eight guys left. three of them that got ousted grant, vinny and evan, forget about them. they're gone. >> see you. >> so is the analyst. out.
>> but we just got -- >> oh. bye, jack. >> your chair is still there. all right. let's move on next to the place where everybody knows your name. >> and they're always glad you came. >> ranked as one of the greatest television shows of all time, "cheers" is set to make its official debut on the stage. cheers live on stage will be a comedy, of course, based on some of the most memorable moments from the show's first season, like this one. >> norman, doesn't your wife ever complain that you never spend any time with her? >> would you? >> well -- >> erik forrest jackson, the writer who adapted the show for the stage binge watched all episodes of the season to create his final script. >> it debuts in boston and embarks on a national stage. in other '80s sit-com revival news, a culinary tribute to the "golden girls." >> their themed restaurant set to open in up town manhattan. michael larue plans to open rue
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people have been lining up for hours just to get a glimpse of king james, but it wasn't that long ago when they were lining up to see him out. feeling abandoned, fans turned on james when he left to play for miami in 2010. delivering the greatest comeback in nba history, sealing it with this unbelievable block. >> oh, blocked by james! >> reporter: james collapsing in tears under the weight of a 52-year championship drought now lifted. >> mvp! mvp! >> i can say i sit at some place that no one has ever been. and my teammates, as well. this is truly amazing. >> reporter: how tired are you, brother? you look like you're about to break down. >> i'm exhausted. i'm exhausted. but i -- i tell you one thing, once i get back to cleveland, they're going to give me a lot of energy. i can give it all back to them. >> reporter: after defying the odds, the team detoured to vegas for an all-night celebration before their triumphant return home. >> woo! >> reporter: alex perez, abc
news, cleveland. >> it's going to be such a party tomorrow. >> i hope no one is trying to get anywhere in that general area. >> by the way, at the indians game last night, you know how they have the kiss cam and they have awkward photos of images of different people kissing? this one wasn't that awkward. take a look at the kiss cam last night. it's lebron and the trophy there. >> is he traveling everywhere with the trophy now? >> he's pretty much sleeping with that trophy right at this moment. >> how long does that last. >> really quickly, who is your new follower or new messengerer on twitter? >> rick astley and i are best friends. >> gloria estefan is following her. rick astley just messaged her. do you know who is not following her? taye diggs. >> he's following me now. >> is he? yes. maybe it's because he heard rick astley is my new best friend. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades. ng insomniacs for two decades.
making news in america this morning, gun bills blocked. the senate voting down new measures in the wake of the orlando nightclub shooting. the bills even getting the backing from the nra. overnight the lawmakers who voted against the bills explaining why they did it. and fighting fires is becoming hard with record-setting heat fueling them right now. there are more evacuations ordered in california with the flames just 20 miles from l.a. and sending smoke over the skyline. campaign shake-up. donald trump firing his manager as surprising new details emerge overnight about his campaign finances. plus, the teenager who admits going to a rally to shoot the republican nominee. presumptive nominee. runner mauled by a bear during a marathon. the attack happened just minutes from the finish line.
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