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moms, listen up. you got kids, you typically like to brag about them, right? however, jen and christine here define the mumble brag. >> my 8-year-old just got a black belt in tae kwon do. he can't read though. >> you look great in that outfit. >> because i had that outfit. >> becauthat flu. >> the side of the mouth finish the sentence thing. they are from the i mom so hard youtube channel and they are funny. >> your kids are so cute. gosh, they're just darling. >> they look like their father, whoever that is. >> oh! >> now, once you have the mumble brag down pat, you can add the next level. >> then there's the mimosa brag. you can say whatever you need inside the glass. you can't report it if you hear
it. >> my kids are such good eaters, when it comes to chicken nuggets and that's it. >> the other one can't even keep a straight face. because we know it's true. >> it's therapy. it's therapy for parents. you get together and you have these situations, the kids are all running around not paying attention. and you get it all out there. it's hard, man. parenting is hard. >> well, the thing with the mimosa bragging, the lower in the couple it goes, the more they divulge into the glass. >> my kids are such good eaters. >> you're not sure they're yours. looks very ethnic. dated a bouncer at the time. we weren't married at the time. >> that's shade back and forth but it's okay. because they've got drinks and they're not fighting. >> my kid is so adventurous. >> he's going to be in prison by the time he's 18. >> these two are super funny. i suggest you go and watch the entire thing.
rightthisminute.com, click on tv show or use our mobile app. the videos never stop at rightthisminute.com or just catch us on the next brand new epcar. this was in montgomery county, maryland. police don't have any suspects. one of the victims was going to celebrate his birthday tomorrow. >> a courtroom drama unfolding outside boston in the case of a woman accused of using text messages rather to coerce her boyfriend into killing himself. >> now on trial for manslaughter. the question facing the presiding judge there can words really kill. >> reporter: michelle carter facing up to 20 years in prison for text messages she sent when she was 17. >> tonight is the night. it's now for never. >> the prosecution accuses carter of texting her 18-year-old boyfriend conrad roy, a series of messages encouraging him to kill him sef. three years later, her haunting
words trigger tears in the courtroom. >> all you have to do is turn on the generator and you will be free and happy. roy locked himself in his truck in july 2014 trying to poison himself. at the time prosecutors say he was on the phone with carter, for 47 minutes. telling her he had second thoughts. they claim she then told him to get back in the car. roy died in this k mart parking lot. >> it is a suicide. not a homicide. >> according to court documents roy had attempted suicide before he met carter. and the defense says she tried to help her boyfriend get better arguing her text that day did nothing to convince roy's decision. previously the defense tried to get the case dismissed by insisting the texts are protected by the first amendment. but massachusetts supreme judicial court disagreed saying carter engaged in a systematic campaign of coercion. that targeted roy's
insecurities. and that her instruction to get back in his truck in his final moments was a direct causal lynn tubing his death. maggie ruly, abc news, new york. >> sad case overall there in massachusetts. thanks to maggie. airline passenger recovering this morning after being mauled on board a plane by an emotional support dog. marlene jackson seated next to marine traveling with the dog. other passengers say jackson first expressed his concern about the animal. then they heard growling and a scream. >> his face was covered in blood. around his eyes, nose, cheeks. it was, shirt, when he walked out he had a cloth over his face. and, it was just, completely bloody. >> jackson suffered several bites to the face and was hospitalized. marine wasn't charged. he and the dog were put on another flight. the dog this time in a kennel. >> coming up, president trump's son speaking out. >> donald jr. and eric trump weigh in on everything from
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them. >> reporter: if this looks familiar, the trumps and their helicopter. >> this entrance looks familiar. >> it's because eric and brother don are back campaigning. this time for new business. >> well, you know we used to joke. we are going to get him elected so we can get peace and quiet. he is a tough boss. >> don jr. and eric say they're the bosses and working on a new project. budget friendly hotels called american idea. in trump country. as for their father and his role in the company. eric says they do discuss bottom line issues about the company with their father, including profit reports. >> we don't talk about activities of the business, don't talk what we are doing in the business, we just don't mix the separation. >> profit reports doesn't blur the lines. >> doesn't blur the lines. you are allowed to show that. remember the president of the united states has zero conflicts of interest. zero. >> the announcement of their new
affordable hotel line comes as their father faces maybe the biggest week of his presidency. >> james comey is going to testify on capitol hill are you going to watch? >> yeah, sure, absolutely. >> both sons describe the investigation into russian collusion with the trump campaign as an effort to undermine their father's presidency. >> the greatest hoax of all time. i was there throughout the campaign. we have no dealings in russia, we have no projects in russia. we have nothing to do with russia. >> to me it is without a question, you know, read and smells like a witch-hunt. >> the day before president trump fired fbi director jam comey. don and eric met with fbi agents in new york. to discuss an attempted cyberattack on the trump organization. >> obviously as a company in america, we are susceptible like so many others to potential cyberattacks. that, that was the extent of what i can talk about. >> did you discuss with your father you met with the fbi. >> no. >> was the russia investigation ever discussed?
>> no. no. it is totally separate topic. totally separate topic, tom. >> the next day after the meeting your father fires james comey as head of the fib. did you discuss that initial meeting with your father? >> no, it had nothing to do with the subject. >> as the president now gears up for his biggest fight, his sons question if he has the best people working for him. >> are you satisfied with the team he has around him right now? >> you know, i am. but, the immediate team. but i do think there is plenty in d.c. probably still in the white house, holdovers, you know that aren't working in his best interest. >> you think there are people actively working against him? >> without question. >> but the west wing is a family business in one regard. >> what do you think abut jared and ivanka in washington, do you think they're enjoying their time there, regret going there? >> listen, i think they're doing what need to be done like my father did. my father didn't need this job. he chose to do this. he knows what comes with it.
>> reporter: the president splitting with ivanka over the paris accord. >> there is no trump whisperer. listens to everyone and formulate his own mind. >> though the sons stayed in trump tower they're still the first ones to defend their family. on full display when kathy griffin came out with the disturbing image of the president decapitated. >> naturally i was pretty disgusted. everyone who is watch right now saw what happened. they saw my father's response. they saw the first lady's response, about her son and how it affected him. they saw my response. i don't think we have ever been so measured perhaps on a relative basis. i don't think we did anything inappropriate. but then to run and claim victimhood. she deserves everything that is coming to her. >> thanks to tom llamas there. coming up. a big debate. solved. the great national debate is going to end. >> how do you fold a fitted sheet? apparently everyone has
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nothing cleans better. put those on dad! it's got to be tide. ♪ you have to know when to hold them ♪ >> it is one of those age-old questions that's been vexing man kind since man kind. how are you supposed to really fold those fitted sheets? >> now a new video is going viral suggesting many of us have been doing it wrong all along. check it out, shall we? >> she says you hold the sheet. and then inside out. okay. she goes. >> corner, corner, corner. >> okay. untwist the bottom. so right side out. >> untwist the bottom. how? what do you mean? >> the corner. corner to corner. >> the other hand. then you do the hokey-pokey and
you turn yourself around. its that what it is aall about? >> i got corner to corner. turn it exterior. >> final corner. okay. i did. the exterior. >> okay. >> reach under with your other hand. >> under. >> under what? >> the reach under. >> oh, boy. accordian style. >> accordian style. and then just fold it. fold it. see it looks -- >> is that? >> that's really. >> it looks a little bit. what are you doing? are you folding it? >> don't judge me. >> with your feet. >> i stomp wine with my socks on what do you people expect from me? >> very, very good point. it's sort of. keep crumbling it up until it looks some what presentable. looks like a sheet. >> that looks present bum. no. i mean there are millions of people who view this video.
when we are having our meeting so many theories how to do it. >> everybody was saying, no, no, no, do it this way. that way. by the way she makes this look way easier. >> because she is in time-lapse. >> is that why? >> ha-ha-ha. tell you the truth. ,000 this is how i usually, fold my sheets. >> better way? >> completely. any day now. >> let's see. >> your sheets. >> thank you. that's it. get it laundered. >> i like that. >> didn't you. >> i like that way the best. >> perfect. perfect. >> want to see the way i do it. tell by the outloon of the sheet. like this. >> ah. >> see. good to go. >> there you go. >> fitted sheet. underneath. nobody sees it. >> you're watching "world news now."
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this morning on "world news now." panic in the streets of paris. >> another terror attack. this time in front of the famous notre dame cathedral. assailant was caught on video, lunging before being shot as tourists were locked down unsure if the terrorist was among them. we have a full report from the scene. >> and surprising news coming out of washington. president trump anything reap with attorney general jeff sessions. the white house refusing to say whether the president has confidence in his own attorney general. our abc news correspondent, breaking the news, sessions offered to resign as well as ag. >> then the bombshell testimony in bill cosby's sexual assault trial. hear what his accuser said on the stand what we can expect in court today. >> high-speed catamaran making a difficult maneuver and capsizes during a race.
as crew members go flying from the 50 foot boat. heavy winds creating chaotic conditions on the water. how things played out on this wednesday, june 7th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning to everybody on this wednesday. we are going to start yet again overseas and yet again with another terror attack. this one in france. the new president is holding a special security meeting there this morning after that attack at one of the most popular tourist sites in the world. >> a man hit a police officer with a hammer outside notre dame cathedral allegedly shouting this is for syria. french news agency says the suspect later claimed to bea soldier of isis. >> more than 1,000 tourists inside the cathedral at the time of at take. see the scenes. told to put their hand over their head. many capturing moments inside the famed cathedral. our correspondent, james longman
has more from paris. >> reporter: panic in the heart of paris. throngs of tourists sent running as shots ring out in front of the world any most iconic cathedrals. the drama began at 4:20 p.m. surveillance cameras trained on the crowded plaza in front of notre dame capture the moment an attacker lunges at three police officers striking one with a hammer. shouting, this is for syria. one of the other officers draws his gun and fires. the attacker falls to the ground. you can see the man lying on the ground here. an officer standing over him. the cell phone video recorded by an american tourist, carl riches. >> we heard the two gunshots. then at that point, my wife and i we kind of grabbed each other and ran to the corner. we turned back around when we saw the police officer, pointing their guns at a guy on the ground and coming out from his leg. >> reporter: as police rushed to the scene, frightened tourists scatter. >> you didn't know what was happening. people come running toward us.
you had, to keep running. >> reporter: inside the ancient cathedral fear and confusion. people told to put their hand over their heads. a former american ambassador to the u.n. was in one of those pews. >> they made us put our hand up. saying there may be accomplices there, we are going to search everything. that's when people got quiet and nervous. that was kind of scary, because people thought there might be one of the attackers inside the church. >> as police officers methodically check each pew, priests try to soothe the crowd, reciting the lord's prayer in english and french. this mother and daughter from new hampshire were also inside the cathedral. >> it was nice to be around people from all over the world kind of getting through it, sitting calmly together. >> reporter: two hours before they were allowed to leave the attacker recovering in the hospital his identity still unconfirmed. he was carrying the id card of
an algerian student. sources tell us he is 40 years old. in addition to that hammer he was armed with several kitchen knives. a top french government official noting a turning point in the threat they face. we have passed from a very sophisticated terrorism he said to a terrorism where any instrument can be used for attacks. it was just in april that a police officer here was shot in the head on the boulevard, we know that isis is spa sieve like asking its followers to target law enforcement. james longman, abc news, paris. >> british named the third london terror attacker. 22-year-old, italian national of moroccan descent. two more victims publicly identified. one australian and one french citizen. meanwhile, the british prime minister says president trump was wring to criticize london's mayor but also says if human right laws get in the way of stopping terrorism those laws need to be changed. >> now to the major headlines from washington. we have new details this morning
about what fired fbi director james comey will say when he testifies before congress tomorrow. >> comey expected to describe repeated encounters with president trump that made him uneasy. sources tell abc news, comey was so uncomfortable he told attorney general jeff sessions he did not want to be left alone with the president. this was after the president allegedly asked comey to go easy on former national security adviser michael flynn. comey is expected to stop short of accusing the president of obstruction of justice. he will however contradict some of the president's claims. >>en the meantime, deputy attorney general, rod rosenstein will testify today. senators plan to ask him about comey's firing. and we are also getting reports about friction between the president and the attorney general. sources say, at one point, jeff sessions even offered to resign. they say the president is angry at sessions for initially rec e recusing himself from the russia election probe back in march. and has lashed out at the attorney general in several meetings. blaming the recusal for the expansion of the investigation.
the white house refusing to say if the president still has confidence in sessions. >> i have not had that discussion with him. >> you can't say if he has confidence in his attorney general. >> i have not had a discussion with him on the question if i have not had a discussion i tend not to speak about it. >> sessions was the first senator to endorse candidate trump in august of 2015. and earlier this week, the president publicly criticized sessions, justice department, over its defense of his stalled travel ban. >> education secretary betsey devos grilled on capitol hill as she defended the president's education budget. asked whether she would prohibit private schools that receive federal funding from discriminating against students based on religion or sexual orientation but did not commit to banning discrimination. she said that is an issue for congress and the courts not her department. >> greg abbott revived the bathroom bill. the new measure would not require people to use the restroom corresponding with the
six on their birth certificate. eliminates policies in large cities that allows transgender to use bathrooms matching gender identity. >> mother nature played a major role in the americas cup, yacht racing in bermuda. team new zealand entry found out firsthand. wind reaching nearly 30 miles an hour, capsizing their catamaran. three of six crewmen had to be pulled from the watt their blamed them selves for the flip. the americas cup races start on the 17th with the u.s. defending its title. guess not supposed to look like that. >> guessing not. no. >> all right. >> we're not experts. maybe. >> maybe that is how a catamaran is supposed to look. okay, guy with a 42 career big league home runs can now be mentioned in the same sentence with hall of famers like, lou ig and willie mays.
scooter gennett four homers for the reds last night against st. louis. ties major league record. gennett, 17th player to do soen major league baseball history. drove in ten runs. in what was, a rut. basically batting practice for the reds. 13-1 victory. good smile. there tonight game three of the nba finals. little bit north of cincinnati. in cleveland. right here on abc. >> lebron james and cleveland cavaliers go into the match up with the warriors down two games to none after practice tuesday. james ended with the two game boycott. the media interview room. he stayed away because of frustration over press conference scheduling apparently. now ready for the warriors. >> hate to continue to put yourself in any positions. still just basketball, man. you know, that gets me comfortable about it. just a game. >> so in the final so far, james has been averaging, 28 points a game. pretty good.
even so the warriors, won games one and two by combined 41 points. >> i don't think anyone is more excite add but the wd about the. a huge warriors fan with serious basketball skills of his own. >> whoa. man. >> look at that. >> way to sink that. >> may want to recruit him. seth curry is miles' favorite player. parents say he is wearing his steph curry jersey. >> miles has worn his jersey at church. he also had it on when he met santa during the holidays. and of course, he has to sleep in it. >> of course. >> want to know what is belt r than watching miles make the baskets. watch what happens when he misses. >> i can just imagine. >> he starts pouting. gets a little teary eyed. >> mom says, oh, no you missed. buries his face under his arm. >> luckily he doesn't miss that often. of course, talking lebron. and there was a cute little note
put out by, social media folks for the cavaliers. so, lebron james as the kindergartner, years ago, photo of him. look at that. 1991. there in ohio. >> how cute. >> greater cleveland area. and his teachers note, lebron is always a polite and courteous young man in our room. crosby school is fortunate to have a student who tries his best every day. >> sweet. >> look at that the what do you think your teach our would have written if she had written. >> lock him up now. put him in handcuffs now. save money for the therapy bi bills. >> not wonderful, courteous young man. >> not at all. >> safest states in america. plus the latest health alert about alcohol's effect on your brain. what you need to know before you open that next bottle of wine. >> later, days away from the tony award. going backstage on broadway with the stars of one of the hottest
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bill cosby set for emotional confrontation in court today as his accuser takes the stand for the second day. >> she is expected to face tough questions from cosby's defense team. abc's linsey davis is there. >> 13 years after an alleged sexual assault, she walked into a packed courtroom to publicly tell her story and for the first time in court, confront the man she says is responsible comedian bill cosby. former temple university employee gave tearful testimony as she recounted that night in 2004 at koz cosby's home. she saw kz cosby as a mentor. he gave her three pills. she took them. i was trying to get my hand or legs to move.
i was frozen. she says cosby sexually assaulted her the i wanted it to stop, she said as i cried on the stand. when her testimony got graphic, cosby sitting stoically until then. vigorously shook his head. >> direct examination is the easy part. she gets to talk to the prosecutor what she says happened. but her credibility will be judged based on the cross-examination. >> cross-examination will continue wednesday morning. the defense is now systematically picking apart her prior statements that seem to be at odd with her testimony here. linsey dave tvidavis, abc news. >> new study focuses on alarming number of americans skipping medical care because of its cost. the report find that a quarter of american families have not sought medical attention in the past year because it would be too expensive. that number increases to nearly a third for people between 27 and 36 years old. more than half of those involved in the study say they're at
least some what worried about not having affordable health care insurance in the future. >> it turns out even moderate drinking may not be good for your brain. a new study out of the uk find it could result in eventual memory loss and language problems. previous studies suggested drinking may help the brain. latest study, looked at 500 volunteers over three decades. starting at 43. moderate drinking apparently, means the equivalent in this country of 8 to 12 small glasses of wine, bottles of beer or shots of liquor each week. >> so, you are saying. you just skip the glass. and just drink straight from the bottle. >> don't think that's how it works. >> all righty. >> but, yeah. >> language problems, increasing cussing? is that what it means? >> in that case we knew that. >> all right. coming up. broadway's big hit. called "dear evan hanson." the front-runner to win the best
reviews. here is deborah roberts. >> reporter: an anthem for any one who ever felt alone. you will be found. the powerful message of the musical, "dear evan hanson" the heartwrenching show, about teen anxiety, suicide and pressures of social media. the show is a phenomenon. nominated for nine tonys including best actor for platt many remember as misfit turned singing sensation from the film pitch perfect. ♪ now everybody knows i've got magic ♪ ♪ two friends on a perfect day >> reporter: on stage he gives an emotionally charged transformation into a teen crippled with anxiety. that leaves the audience in tears. >> end of the day it is about people trying to figure out how to connect with each other in a
society right now that is, superficially people are connecting in a million ways, i think making it harder to find the ones that are meaningful and can validate you as a human being and define you as a human being. >> reporter: hard to believe the powerful musical consists of only eight actors. rachel bay jones gach us a rare look behind the scenes. >> tick niechnically over the s. >> this is where all the guys except ben and our understudies have their dressing rooms. >> hello. >> where the cast hangs out before each performance. >> see if we can find some one. >> such a fan of all of you. so excite to get to see it again. >> platt doesn't socialize before the show, saving all his energy for the stage. >> this is where all of the magic preparation happens for ben. >> we won't bother ben. he has a lot going on. >> you can hear him vocalizing. >> just days before the tony awards, platt is riding the
wave. >> hey! >> even getting his own caricature at broadway's famous sordy's restaurant. >> are you ready for and the tony goes to ben platt. >> i'm ready for that. >> no, i mean, you know, i think most of all it is just we have loved the piece since we started with it 3 1/2 years ago. we are just trying to hold on to the ride and understand what is going on before it all passes us by. it is so exciting. >> reporter: whatever happens sunday night. ♪ you will be found >> reporter: no doubt platt joan and the cast already feel like winners. what is your biggest hope for people as they leave this theetethee theater. >> people not being so hard on themselves, darkest moments, find yourself in a pit, you are not happy with the person you see in the mirror you are the farthest thing from alone in that. ♪ if you only look around you will be found ♪ >> reporter: for "nightline,"
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lysol. what it takes to protect. time now for "the mix." we will start. can you guess which is the safest state in all of the americas? safest state? okay. you named one of the states in america. that was a good start. >> not the state. so basis -- >> everyone in the casinos. >> based on 37 key factors, unemployment, climate disasters per capita, assault and number one on the list is vermont. >> oh. yeah. they say that, it is, it doesn't have that many hate crimes, natural disasters, terrorist attacks, mass shootings as compared to others. and maine, massachusetts, minnesota, new hampshire. see the trend there.
four out of five. >> what about. >> new england. >> hiking accidents or skiing accidents. >> because they're so used to it. i did have a snow boarding accident in vermont. really, too soon. wow. still suffering. >> took you a while to figure out where i was going. >> that's because i was having too much wine. and still suffering. >> all right. god good to know the rest of us are safe in vermont, just not you. speaking of safety. a family traveling to capetown, south africa, learn why people don't keep windows and doors open. may get unwanted houseguests. check it out. this is what happened when they left the kitchen door ajar. yeah, they, the man says he was, stuck between this entire troupe of baboons took over the inside and outside of the house apparently. they called the cops. cops showed up with mace and experience. all you need to get rid of a troupe of baboons. big cleaning bill.
did not get evicted. best part was baboons took their son's bubbles, bottle of bubbles. and drank it. so he says now they're sitting on the roof, burping bubbles >> not champagne bubbles, other kind. >> so, this would annoy, well, wouldn't annoy, well this is along the lines of your taste. the world's most expensive burger has been unveiled. include variety of decadent stuff. invented by a dutch chef. now available in the netherlands. it has black angus beef patty, lobster infused with gin, white truffle, japanese, fruit, tomatoes, caviar, how much would you say it costs? >> $500. >> good guess. it is about three times that. $2,300. >> how about we stick, meat patty, bun,
this morning on "world news now" -- james comey prepares to testify before congress, abc news is learning what the former fbi director will say about his exchanges with president trump before he fired him. >> yet another terror attack. this time in paris. lone attacker swinging a hammer at police officers in front of one of the city's busiest tourist attractions. >> new this half-hour -- [ indiscernible ] >> frightening moments sheriff's deputy dragged by a suspect trying to get away from a traffic stop. show you how it all ended. >> the clooney household just doubled in size. we'll show you the new parents getting lots of advice from fellow celebs as they welcome
their twins. the story ahead in "the skinny" on this wednesday, june 7th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >> apparently the kids, kids are doing fine. >> amal, happy, healthy, fine. >> george clooney apparently sedated. >> george is sedated should recover in a few days. >> he had a rough nine months. exciting news. congratulations. of course, the reactions are great. >> absolutely. >> we'll start this half-hour with the reactions in washington to the new details that we're learning about that much-anticipated testimony from former fbi director james comey. now just a day away. >> sources tell abc news comey will testify about an uncomfortable relationship with president trump. they say comey told attorney general jeff sessions he did not want to be left alone with the president. but comey is expected to leave out any allegations of obstruction to the special counsel.
>> in preparation for testimony several bars around d.c. and only d.c. theme will open early thursday with their tv's tuned in to the hearings. some are actually having some specials some involving russian cocktail. >> you are upset you are not in d.c. >> so bummed not in d.c. for this. danya bachus gets us started from washington. >> reporter: all eyes on capitol hill thursday. it will mark the first public comments from former director james comey since he was abruptly fired last month by president trump. in his letter firing comey, trump writing in part "i greatly appreciate you informing me on three separate occasions that i am not under investigation." the claim the president has repeated. >> i said, if it's possible, will you let me know am i under investigation. he said you are not under investigation. abc news learning comey its expected to directly refute that claim. that conversation and others between comey and trump will take center stage at senate intelligence committee hearing. whether the former director took notes of the meetings. including one when trump is
alleged to have asked comey to drop his investigation into former national security adviser michael flynn. though sources say he will stop short of accusing the president of obstructing justice. and before the highly anticipated testimony that its expected to make the white house uncomfortable, the president saying this. >> as the the white house braces for comey's testimony, sources tell abc news, there is major tension between president trump and his attorney general jeff sessions. at one point, sessions recently even suggest heed could resign. sources say trump was furious when sessions recused himself from the russia investigation back in march. and the president blames the recusal for many of his current problems. danya bachus, abc news. >> ahead of comey's testimony. today is going to be a significant day in washington, d.c. first up, director of national intelligence, dan colts expected to be asked about his conversations with the president during his congressional
testimony. "the washington post" reports that coats told associates the president had asked him to get james comey to back off of the investigation into former national security adviser mike flynn. that goes even farther than the earlier reports the president tried to get coats to publicly deny any evidence of collusion between the trump campaign and russia. during his testimony last month. coats had refused to provide details of his interactions with the president. >> new details about government contractor accused of liking nsa document on russian hacking. 25-year-old reality winner had railed against president trump and his policies on social media. but the family of the part time yoga instructor described her as a patriot. her attorney says she is being used as a scapegoat. >> my client has no criminal history, a veteran. served air force for sick years now pulled into this political wind storm where there is a much larger debate going on.
that this administration is choosing not to focus on. >> the document posted online says russian military intelligence tried to hack the software used for u.s. voting machines days before the election. the top democrats say it provesr than initially believed. indicate whether theac succeeded in that hack.seas to cereportedly claiming he all call the on camera there. see the attack. he shouted this is for syria, struck the officer with a hammer, a cop shot and wounded it sent tourists and others 1,000 people told to silt in the pews with their hand over their urs before
police searched for accomplices. officials say the attacker is a 40-year-old univer > attacked the shrine of the late leader, wounded. at the same time, menni parliam building killing a tensions have been high in the gulf states in the >> testimony in the trial of a massachusetts woman accused of encouraging her former boyfr repeatedly urged conrad roy by text message to take his own life. which he did nearly three years ago. carter's defense attorneys say parents divorce, and that carter roy's mother testified that her son showed no signs of intenng died. carter charged with a judge not a jury will decide
>> sheriff's deputy in florida recovering from a frightening encounter with a suspect. the officer's body camera rolling after he pulled a male driver over for speeding. the man behind the wheel, had two open warrants, so the deputy ordered him out of the car. here's what happened. >> i'm asking you to step out of the vehicle, please. i don't have to explain to you. step out of the vehicle. step out of the vehicle now. >> what for? whoa, whoa, whoa. [ indiscernible ] [ bleep ]. >> well the deputy suffered some cuts and bruises. the suspect was arrested. and is facing several charges. >> also from florida, gas station surveillance video shows a 64-year-old woman pumping gas when a man gets out of a car and steals her purse. she tries to stop the theft and winds up getting dragged through the parking lot. no arrests in the case. the woman is recovering. >> uber fired 20 employees after an investigation into sexual harassment charges.
the company says a law firm reviewed more than 200 claims, some of those fired include senior executives. reports say uber may take the further action next week. a second broader investigation by another law firm is looking into company culture and practices. >> and sears is reportedly closing 66 more stores. 49 k marts, 17 with the sears name as well as the seven auto centers. reports say most will be shut by september. sears will then have only a little more than half as many stores as it had five years ago. >> to a different store, of a different kind. liquor store in southern california in trouble. all because of a peacock. >> yep, a peacock. the bird got loose in the store and broke $500 of wine and
spirits. all the expensive stuff, of course. it went for champagne, expensive vintages. all crashing to the floor. all the while the police officer trying to catch the bird. >> humanity. >> oh, the owner could probably have used a good stiff drink after this. but the peacock destroyed them all. >> couldn't got a stiff drink, yeah. >> oh. >> if you watch the video long enough you can hear the welcome sound, customers walking in and out. just a peacock in the liquor store. going to continue on with my -- daily routine. oh, my goodness. >> few things tear me up as much as the video. >> having nothing to do with the peacock. all the broken bottles. >> all the broken bottles. coming up the mother who intentionally allowed a snake to bite her baby. and she caught the whole thing on a video she then posted to facebook. so this morning she is in a bit of trouble. we are going to let you know the latest on that. why she did it. kesha, remember her, apparently another a-list star, an a lsh list star doesn't remember her.
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>> you might need a bigger justin, get my gun. >> you might need a bigger gun. horribly wrong. an eight foot shark took a bite out of parker simpson's right leg while he and a friend in the over the weekend. he thought the shark was going after fish on his line. then it turned s him. simpson lost more than two pints >> record number of opioid deaths led to a warning for first responders. preliminary figures show 60,000 people died from overdoses last
year. jump of 15%. but the doj says the use of fentanyl is creating a danger for emergency crews. a few grains of the drug on the skin scan be deadly. officials are cautioning responders to wear masks and gloves when they respond. reported on the case of an officer got a little on his shirt went unconscious. future of affordable care act in ohio suffered a blow. pulling out of exchanges next year. the company cited volatility of the market. anthem pointed to uncertainty over the white house and congress will reimburse insureds. it could leave 20 ohio counties and 10,000 customers without individual coverage option. >> three weeks after mother's day, we present this candidate for possible mom of the year. woman in florida. posting controversial video on facebook. it shows her 1-year-old daughter being bitten by a small snake. >> local sheriff's office investigated and determined that purposely exposing a child to the snake was enough to bring a child abuse charge.
but the woman says the whole point of the thing was to teecht baby a lesson. >> it had bitten me and my son. didn't leave a mark. several times. i thought it was a good opportunity to introduce her without actually getting hurt. she is not scared of snakes. but she doesn't want to touch them either. that was my goal. >> she also says that people who know her realize that she would never purposely hurt her own child. >> i guess, the child learns to not touch that snake, then, she won't touch other snakes. >> uh-huh. >> how did you learn the lesson? >> not that way, thankfully. >> didn't have to be taught. >> not that way. hopefully the child learns some other lessons later on in life. >> when we come back, proud parents, george and amal clooney get parenting advice. >> orange is the new snack. "the skinny" is next. . who knewo 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...
>> and skinny and huge skinny news on this wednesday. starting with the reaction to the birth of america's twins. right now in the womb. talking george and al of course. >> the power couple welcomed y. boy and girl. alexander and ella, the couple's publicist sent an e-mail. >> it read, ella and alexander and amal are healthy, happy, doing fine. george on the other hand is sedated and should recover in a few days. >> meanwhile, clooy'
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with risk taking. its it worth taking this risk.c on el captain.eached the top. >> when you are climbing not s . look at the drop below. >> yeah, see what happens. >> 2500 foot drop. i look down from time to time.m. pretty excited. charging pretty quickly. just kind of climbing ahead. >> reporter: 3:56 he had made it to the top. becoming the first person to . what did his mother say? >> she said she was glad i hadn't told her beforehand. the historic climb filmed by >> never really dreamt of
anything bigger. i cal p. i don't know if there is anything better. >> which explains the smile after this american climber reached the top.david muir, abc. >> not sure i would smile at the top. smile back at the bottom. safe, safe and sound. >> i can tell you that my arms get tired just climbing the stair master. i can't imagine, you know, doing, doing 3,000 feet. >> good idea not telling mom though. we went skydiving on our honeymoon.te they thanked us. >> good move. that's it for this half-hour. check us out on facebook. >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now," informing insomniacs for two decades.
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